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Wonder if Blanche Sweet is?
Wonder. if them there fish wouldn't
The tango dance seems to have been
displaced-by the military drill.
Those Irish revolters can safely be
called "rebels" now. They lost.
We notice that Spartanburg's annual
all-day singing will come off next week.
The next important stop in this '
tion will be Jefferson Davis' birth'
What has become of the old-timey boy
who had rather turn the grindstone for
father than to go fishing?
During this merry month of Maj the
moon gets full t vice, while mere man
has to hustle to get there once.
Mr. Irvin Miller says that he agrees
with us that one chicken in the frying
pan is worth six in the garden.
The weather has been powerful dry'
fi the past several weeks, but it hasn't
had anything on us in that respect.
A "beauty doctor," whatever that is,
says that "deformed feet mars one's
beauty." The odor from some of them
mars many a man's pleasure also.
Why is a tater bug, anyhow? The
Sentinel will give for the first correct
answer to this question one of "Cyclone"
- Davis' famous speeches in congress.
Ex-Mayor John P. Grace of Charles
ton is to start a newspaper there soon.
Which means that there will likely be
some warm politics ere long in the city
by the sea.
When a bank cashier says he has been
advised to tage an early vacation, it
would be wise for the directors to in.
quire whether the advice is given by the
doctor or a lawyer.
Questions that have puzzled sages for
thousands of years are all in a fair way
of settlement now. The orations of the
college boys and the essays of the girls
will no doubt settle the whole business.
Augusta is soon to have in her midst
"The Girl From Milwaukee," and the
Chronicle avers she has "a most re
markable voice." Most all of 'em in
Milwaukee have remarkable voices-for
Senator O'Gorman of New York has
announced that he will not be a candi
date for re-election. The sonate coulk
spare a few more alleged Democrati
from that august body and never mis
W. W. Long, state farm demonstra
tor, claims that Swiss cheese can b
made in Pickens and Oconee counties
~We suppose that If they ever make an;
* cheese in Newberry it will be of th
limburger variety. -Anderson Mail. Th
best cheese we ever ate was madei
Pickens county, at the old Easley cream
Millionaire James B. Duke says who
he is in the South he thinks a great des
about buIldIng a home here, but tha
When he is away his ardor cools. Mr
Delig also says this country should g
~iI~ to war at once with Germany. Th
4 hances are that his ardor would ala
cool off a bit when he got next to th
The difference between liberty an
-license is ggesat, yet some think they ar
he same. Ifl all could learn that libert
aoo not - conaist- in doltig what on
peases, i~1ght or wrong, but license ir
s. tead,.a pileof trouble would be aver
hilelcneion what or
ht or wrong. -
'4esecond Saturday In May, whi<
i~ ~4. ~vav*lls on the 13th, will be o
88iAmprlcan Iundian Day, the fir
~~this holiday. The reco,
~ ot tbRed Men, which represel
I4 e nibrs of 'the race have Iot
~i t4from the last meetht
~6tIi~8*~btVof American Indians ai
OO t W siy RtDOijE. - Why is lI
ca *0 niust li give4tstp.
\ 00a 1 ow~ut beep an se~tor
n W er Wading how .
sob Ok. i
r droia a It
sa coun hich the p Mih of
nW i thewhites ihighest.
:In nubro tonmnills.
-M PI t h ildren -could -kept at
W in the Mill's and compulsoryschool
attendseee could be prevented illiteracy
1i skAens MIg I be perpetuated inden.
nte In Picens the per capits wealth
- W peopledsvery low. If a great
proportion of the population qf PIekens
,remain in .ignorance it is safe 'to say
that in simila proportion they will re
The bovniarticle is' from the Colum
bia State, the generally accepted mouth
piec&6f the socalled elimination donfer
ence, which two years ago.eliminated
from the governor's race the only can
didatie' who -favored stateWide conapul
sory school attendande, in favor of other
candidates who' did not stand for state
wide coMpulsory school attendance.
To a casual reader the artlele is mis
Certainly, if little children could be
kept in the mills and compulsory school
attendance could be preventgd, illiter
acy Ii ANY' county might be perpetu
ated indfingtely. No one denies that if
a great proportion of the population of
ANY county -remain in ignorance it is
safe to say that in similar proportion
they will Vlain poor. Why does the
State single out Pickens county?
If the State knew the conditions in
Pickens county and knew the awaken
ing tp.tbe;,nded of education in this
coun* its 4ditorial would probably have
been different, for we believe the State
is Ar.onet-vs pr., -
Wef61, e te iri g^yig'that in no other
county'ii the state with the same pop
ulation is there greater interest being
taken in education than in' Pickens
county today, and no county has made
more rapid strides during the past ten
years than has, Pickens county, iaccord
ing to its means.
Ten years ago there were two modei-n
school buildings in Pickens county. To
day there are twenty-four modern school
buildings in the county, built by archi
tects' plans, and many other good one
and two-room buildings built during
During the past year $14,000 have
been spent in building six new school
buildings in Pickens county.
Pickens county stands twentieth
among the counties of the state in per
capita expenditure per pupil according
to enrollment, which meansthat twenty
four counties do not spend as much pei
pupil. as does Pickens. We considez
this Vetty $Ood for a "poor" county.
Only fifteen counties in the state pay
their county superintendents of educa
tion- more than Pickens county pays its
Thete are fifty-three school districts
in Pickens county and forty-eight of
them.have special tax levies for schoo
purposes. When people levy taxes di.
rectly upon themselves for any purpost
you may know they are very much in.
terested in that p~urpose. And the
greater part of -the county has no rail.
roads or cotton mills to help pay thiu
tax, but the people 'themselves pay it
The district in which Pickens town il
located has levied as much special ta:
for school purposes as the state wil
allow it. We believe there is only on
other district i the state wvhich ha
In his last report to the state super
intendent of education the superintend
ent of education of Pickens county sayr
a The- school year 1914-15 has been
successful one for Pickens county, th
total enrollment for the county bein
a 6,908-5l,503 whites and 1,405 negroes
- or 80.,per cent white and 20 per ceri
negroes. - Public sentiment in favor o
better schools is steadily growing. Ther
are 53' districts in the county and 4
have special tax. Twelve districts vote
to increase their special levy, while tw
t voted special levies. The special ta
,income of the county about doubles the
2te. . .
it n vey dy tro
0ood for he Al1neng qf
Horws, Mules, Cattle, Etc.
oodfor your own Ack,
Pai1s, Riseusnatism Sprains
Cuts, Burne, tic.
2c. 50c. $1. t alDqalers.
of the three-mill tax. Montvale&Istrit
hamp on ompulso y keston P
ditict. The '0compu ly attendane
law is weak-it should be made stronger
to be effective. Six new buildin were
erected and two districts added t their
present buildings. Much new furniture
was put in the schools of the county.
The number of schools employing two
or more teachers is increasing. Im
provements have been made in all lines
of school work throughout the county.
The prospects are good for a:contin
ued decrease of illiteracy and increase
of wealth in Picicens county.
We have no figures on the per capita
wealth of the counties in this state, but
we do. not believe. that,'compared to
other counties of the state, Pickens
county stands so very low. The -ap
pearance of the people and their homes
would not lead one to believe that the
people of Pickens county were the poor
est in the state.
As ,to. the .cpndidate -for the legla
tui-e:-and-his 'pltfr' the yeople-df
Pickens- county will decide whether he
will represent them, and they are fully
competent to make iheir own choice of
The State might have truthfully ad
ded to its article that lawyers and of
ficials who know, without exception,
say that Pickens county people are the
most law-abiding and law-enforcing
people in the state.
Editor Rion McKissick of the Green
ville News was a visitor in Pjqkens one
day last .week. Mr. McIkissick has
been with the News only a short time,
'"ut since his connection with that paper
it has shown marked improvement.
While here he purchased some sen-son.
Some people seem- to think that if we
disagree with them politically we are
not their personal friends. This is c
great mistake. If we ever get to the
point that we -cannot disagree with i
friend on political principles and still b(
his personal friek4 we will quit trying
to conduct a newspaper.
.Rumor has it that some of our goo
and most substantial citizens are con
sidering the matter of offering for the
legislature--some .from Easley, som(
from Liberty and 'some from Pickens,
Why can't some of our progressive
farmers make the sacrifice to serve
their county and state? The way to gel
good legislation is to get good men tc
go to the legislature, keep it up for a
few years and we will have good laws.
Dlug Yongue says last week two me:1
came thru Pickens in a Ford and he
sold them a bottle each of Tainlac, anc
that when they got a few miles out ol
town their gasoline 'gave out.- The3
-didn't know what to do, but finall3
- poured their Tanlac into the gasolinE
.tank and started back to Pickens. The
STanlac not only answered the purpost
a of gasoline, but when the two men gol
back to town' they were riding in
limousine. Dunk Botts says he doesn'i
fbelieve a word of it, but says he hai
3 rather pour Tanlac into a Ford than t<
take it himself.
Dr. Odom makes glad eyes. Do yoi
t wear them? See date.
you mone. Hell do it.
Another Car of,
and a Ca es
These vehicles need no introduction to the people of iew ounty a
hundreds of them being used everyday.
There are wagons you can buy for less money than you will fort Mitchell
.,'Ybut;we, can say;without fear ot- c d n noWein the ited t wll
you buy a wagon that will run lighter or wear longer than the Mitchell,
DON'T CONSIDER THE PRICE SO MUCH IN BUYING A ON, BUT BUY
ONE THAT YOU ARE NOT AFRAID TO LOAD
If you are undecided as to which wagon to- bay, just ask the anan who owns.a
Mitchell, or ask your blacksmyith; they will both tell you that repair bills are almost.
unknown to the Mitchell Wagon.
A full line of Chase City Bugeies, any color, in both steel .ad rubber'tires. All we i
ask is for you to look at the make-up and finish of a Cheose City ugm, and. when you
buy one you will be surprised at how light It runs and how long it wtll last.
Just give one of these well-known vehicles a trial and v6A *111 bql convied that'
you will get more for your money than any other wagon or bugsy you could buy.
F=OLGE R, T HORNLEV .C
Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Gent's Furnishing Goods a S peelity
Sole Agents for Walk Over and Zeigler Shoes, New Home Sewing Machines,.Iron
King Stoves, Chase City Buggies, Mitchell Wagons,.Carhart Overalls. Call for Butter
The Sentinel For Jo Printin
EDWIN. L. BOLT & CO., Easley, S. C.
H 1as just recetved a big shipment of Ladies' Genuine Palm Beach Suits,-some~thingv very
n pretty, different colors, latest style, best workmanship. Worth $10. Our price, $7.98.
* A mighty pretty line ot lace trimmed White Dresses. To see these means to buv.
Also a nice assortment of piece woods, Anything you might need in Silks, Crepe de Chine,
Figured Volles,. Lawns, India Linen, and In fact any thina In the Dry Goods line.
n Charming Indeed Are These New Summer Waists
Waist. weather ils here'at last, and seldom have we been 'prepared wilth~ so many
n waists of exceptional prettiness..- Notable among the newcomers are some (dainty Blouses
n in Crepe de Chine, Tub Silk, that are fashienable for the stylish people and are savingly
priced at $2.98.
And now the subject of Shoes is in order, and we have the nrettiest and best assort
metof these ever gathered under' one roof in Easley, aind can prove-it if you will make
SBeacons, Oxfords and Thompson Bros. iOxfords For Ladies
.In 'Tan, (jun Metal, Vici and Patent Leatieor, in all IWe carry the well-known Zeier, Union and the
) tie lasts. The most stylish and serviceable Shoe ILandis line of slippers for women and children.
pthe market at from 8.50 to $5.50. They are something new and snappy at $1.50 to $3. 50.
Straw Hats Socks
Now is the time for you to purchase' Why not judge ~socks as you dIo your
your Spring Hat. -We have dandy styles. friends--by the way they wear even under -
Prics frm 9c to$3.0. 'adverse conditions? Hole -Proof Socks
~ Prces rom98c O $300.will stand the test.
_____- -. Silk Lisle 25c.
Fibre Silk 33 1- eu
Panad~a Hats -Pure Silk 50c.
The guaranteed genuine kind. We are NoFothBosSisfrSpngWa
showine' in smart and, conservative styes NwFrte.y'SitfoSpngWa
at3$,00 to $7.50. -* We have themi and as large in size as
19 and 20 years.. Different patterns. Nor
- folk Coat with Nlclterbocker pants, with
Geo.P. Ie Shrtsfull peg. We are prQ1d of our trade on
Geo. . Id Shits Boys' Clethihg, ianii 'we are glad to tell
SFor men who are partlr,ular about style -ou that we have the best stock now that
ands.correct fit at moderate cost. $1.00 to wd have ever- shown before.
- Other grood shirts 50c to p1.5. Palm Oeaclt and Cool Cloth For Men
S Athletic unIon suits 50cr and s1.00. We, can give U sognetbinglight, medium
Nobby line Neck wear 25 and 50c. *- dat% or blue stripeo 'W these low prlces.
Ide Silver ltrand Collars 150, 2 for 26c. *. So $48, $6:48 and $7.98. They are wort h up
Good stock Belts, Suspenderts and Sup- to $10. A real good all Woot blue serge, a
X porter8. Come and give thorn a look. 1 1.00 value, for $12.50
Thea Stoee TIuat' Aways Busy"