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2166 Persons Reg
istered in Pickens Co.
According to the official figures as
compiled, 2166 persons-1761 whites,
including one alien, and 404 negroes
registered in Pickens county June 5,
under the conscription act of congress.
Easley led in the registration with 317.
More white people registered at Pickens
then at any other precinct. Below we
give in tabulated form the number reg
istered by precincts:
Precinct. White. Colored. Total.
Liberty- 161 51 202
Central -... 116 68 174
Pickens- ------ 229 62 281
Pickens MilL . 48 3 51
Dacuville.-... 1 4 4
Pumpkintown ..6 2
Peters Creek- 16 -
Mile Creek .. . 35 1 36
Praters -.. 49 49
Six Mile.-.. . 122 2 124
Calhoun ------ 3 41 94
Holly Springs 34 -- 34
Shady Grove.- 21 -21
Cateechee.... 61 2 63
-Julians Store._. 22 7 29
Alice Mill ....37 4 41
Crosswell . 18 15 33
Pleasant Grove 19 22
Easley Mill. 92 2 94
Glenwood -- 83 8 91
Flat Rock. 42 42
Antiech-... - 2 20 20
Loopers Gin 25 5 30
Norris . 28 10 38
Cross Plains. 44 9 53
1saqueenaMill. 72 d 76
EasleyMillNo.2 36 2 38
Total---1761 .104 2166
*Includes one alien.
Below we give the total number reg
istered, by ages:
White. Col. Total.
21 years of age _260 105 365
22 -- .20 656 26
23 _-.193 55 248
24 8 34 202
25 __18 37' 219
26 -. 100 24 184
27 _159 24 183
2 4 15 1 30 180
30 G 46 27 173
Total..... 1762 .104 2166
Increased Tax On
Horses and Mules
The South Carolina Tax Commission,
one of Gov. Manning's boards, has or
dere d the present assessment on horses
and mules -in Pickens county raised 76
per cent, and owners will be required to
pay the increased assessment at nex~t
tax-paying time. As stated in The
Sentinel some time ago, the Tax Comn
mission reCently asked Auditor Townes
to furnish it with a statement of the
1pumber of horses and mules and their
assessed valjue in this county, and it was
thought at the time that the informa
.V~on was wanted with a view to raising
The county auditor's books now show
there are 1458 horses in Pickens county
assessed at $38,000, and 3128 mules as
sessed at$984,000. Theincreased assess
ment wvill adid about $28,000 to horses
and $63,000 to mules, making a. total
incrase assssmnt o $9,000 T9
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as ad i te etrn thsyarw3
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for Pyes ountywil 260 $160 forth
24hossn $48.34 forth muls.
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UYICIAL PAPERR U DSRININ 1RC"PIkES.S*C. JNE14I9' umer(
Moves to Pickens
0. T. Hinton will move this week t
Pickens from his home in Easley, wher
he has resided nearly all of his life. Th
people of Easley regret very much t
give up Mr. and Mrs. Hinton, for the,
have meant much to the social and re
ligious life of our town. Last Suilda:
the Sunday school of the First Baptis
shurch, where Mr. Hinton has been th4
afficient superintendent for the pas
;even years, presented him with i
3eautiful silver service as a token o
;heir love and esteem. Pickenk is t<
)e congratulated on having these goo(
)eople as citizens. Mr. Hinton goes t(
ake charge of the county treasurer'i
If you shou
boys who go to
Liberty War Bo
ING your mone
dollar you inve:
yearly rate of.
twice a year.
Liberty War Bonds rr
They will mature in 30
.They are absolutely ex
registered in multiples (
Should the Goverhmei
bonds at a higher rate
Bonds may be exchange
The last great govern
110"/ in 1900. So valua
of the Treasury could sE
Every cent of the Tw<
Sert War Bonds will be
Sand American wvages.
-. This great flood of.we
cranny of our business a
dependent on American
as your duty in buying
Send into Service
from your home
Bv Liberty War
Buy them becaus<
bear. Buy them
Above all, buy Li
give you the cc
bit for liberty, an
to the tyranny
peace of the worl
There is no "red tape
erty War Bonds. Just
of any bank.
'Mrs. Joseph Price' Dead -
D Mrs. Joseph Price died at the hone of
a her son-in-law, W. Taylor Stewart,
6 near Pickens last Fridaty, aged. about 80 1
years. Death was due to infirmities of i
old age. The body was buried at Crow
- Creek Saturday after funeral services
, by Rev. Mr. Bryant. She leaves three
t children: J. S. H. Price of Seneca;Mrs.
W. If. Cox of Central and Mrs. W.'T.
t Stewart of near Pickens. Mrs. Price
was a good and noble woman and many
friends grieve over her deith.
The Pickens W. C. T. U. will meet
with Mrs. J. M. Gantt Thursday after- r
noon at 5 o'clock.
ider a gun, you can d
- that you are person
the front. You can rr
buy Liberty War Bon
y to your country. I
t is secured by the
mnd bears interest at
3 1-2 per cent, payr
Lay be purchased in multiples oi
years and are redeemable in 1
empt from income, tax, and
)f $100.00. .
,t, before the end of the war, i%
of interest than 3%%, Liber
d for them.
ment bond issue sold for par in ]
,ble were these bonds that the Si
cure only one-tenth of theni v
Billion Dollar Loan made throi
spent in America for Americal
aith will be poured into every ni
ctivity. You, as an American
prosperity, can see your 'reward
Liberty War Bonds.
every dollar that can be spare
-your savmngs-your wage.
Bonds because they are secur<
a of the 3%2 per cent interest the
because they make for America
berty War Bonds because it wi
nsciousness of having done yoi
d have helped strike a dahbo
that hangs like a pall over t}
"connected with the purchase
apply at the Liberty Loan
Death of Mrs. Hughes
Mrs. Annie Hughes died at the hom
)f her brother-in-law, Mr. Harry Dick
ird, near Liberty, June 6, at 11 p. m.
ifter an illness of over five months
3he was a daughter of the late John H
White. She was twice married-first t
F. W. Hyde and second to C.Y. Hughes
The is survived by one son of the firs
narriage.- She was aged 54. Th
'uneral was conducted at Enon churcl
on the day following at 4 p. in., con
lucted by Rev. J. C. Bailey.
Mrs. L. C. Craig and little son, Law
ence, of Greenwood. have been visit
ng relatives in Pickens and Walhalla.
o no greater duty;
dly responsible for
teet this obligatioi
ds you are not GI
Death of Mrs. Goldsmith
e Mrs. C. S. Goldsmith died at her home
- on Pickens route 4 last Thursday and
was buried at Holly Springe Friday.
She leaves a husband and several chil
dren to mourn her death. This family
D only recently moved to Piekens county
. from Pisgah Forest, N. C. We extend
t sympathy to the bereaved ones.
hi F. Van Clayton of Central was in
- Pickens on business last week. Mr. 1
Clayton was elected superintendent of
education for Pickens county last year r
- and will take up the duties of that of
- fAce about the first of July, After that
time he will make Pickens is home.
but if you stay at
the success of the
,i through buying
VING but LEND
Pickens Court in
Session Two Days
The June term of court of general
essions for Pickens county adjourned
ast Wedr --sday morning after being in
ession ab- it two days.
The most important case and one
which attracted most attention was t1h'at
f the State against Jess Hughes, a
ehite man, charged with carnal knovP
edge of a woman child under 14 years
f age. Hughes was found guilty with
ecommendation to mercy and was sen..
enced to serve two and one half yehrs
a the chaingang or penitentiary. The
ffense occured near Cateechee in May.
Other cases were disposed of as fol
State vs. Arnold Shirley, charged
vith housebreaking and larceny. Not
State vs. Thomas Carter, burglary,
ound guilty with recommendation to
nerey and sentenced to serve live years
n chaingang or penitentiary.
State vs. Aaron Barrett, violation of
irohibition law. After being out over
'ight hours the jury was unable to de
ide on a verdict and the judge ordered
Case agains Rtobt. Craig, carrying on
iusiness of emigration agent; was nol
Many true bills were found and cases
Grand Jury Presentment
['o His Honor, T. J. Mauldin, Presiding
We, the grand jury, beg leave to
nake this our final presentment for this
;erm of court:
First--The rural policemen have made
;heir report and shows from the 26th
lay of February, 1917, to June 4, 1917,.
they have sent to the chaingang 128.1
lays and have collected in lines and for
feitures $1,009.70, and seized 34 1-2
gallons of whiskey and destroyed five
stills. (See report attached.)
Second-We again ask .the supervisor
and commissioners to have all water
ways cleared of obstructions, mentioned
in presentment of September term of
Third-We specially recommend that
all magistrates make a report and turn
in all fines collected by them at the end
of eath month, as is required by law.
Fourth - We recommend that the
bondsmen of the present county treas
urer make good the shontage in this of
ice as shown by the report of bank
xaminer of May 7, or any other short
ige that may be fouhd. before the
reasurer-elect assumes the duties of
Having discharged our duties as best
Ve know, we beg to be excused from
urther attendance at this term of.
ourt. We wish to thank His Honor,
Fudge T. J. Mauldin, and all court of
icials for their kindness and courtesies.
G. R. HENDRICKS,
Foreman of Grand Jury.
Pickents, S. C., June 4, 1917.
Death of Mrs. Silas Hlinkel
Mrs. Silas Ilinkel died at her home in
ocassee, just across the Oconee line
rom Pickens county, last Wednesday,
tune 6, aged 59 years. She had been
erlously ill for- some time and death
&as not unexpec-ted.
Before her marriaig- M r-s. Illinkel was
W1iss Winnie Nic-holson, andI she is sur
rived b~y an aged husband, eight chil. '
lreni and nineteen grandlchildrIen, besides
nany other- i-elat ives and friends. She
,as aimetmber- of the Methodist church
mdI ia line woman. Jusnt before her
Jeath she said she was readly to go) and
wrv lst words wer-e: "Oh1! I'm so
mpy' She was buried at M t. Carmel
inptist chur-ch, necar wher-e she lived.
F~or- the past three years Mrs. Hinkel
mad conducted the ''Brown Hotel'' at,
ocassee ande made it one of the most
lopular summer resorts in the state.
Followving are the surviving children:
vlrs. E'. C. Thomas of Liberty, Mrs. W.
I. 1,angston of Greenville, Mrs. J. W.
,angston of Pickens, Mrs. P. G. Bowie
>f Eastatoe, T. J., Dover and Misses
,uha aind Florida Hinkel- of Jocassee.
We join with many other frienda in
ympa)thizing with the bereaved ones.
The Liberty Townslhup Singing con
'ention will meet with the Flat Rock ,
laptist church the third Sunday morn
ng at 10 o'clock. Everybody invited to
ome and bring your songbooks and
velhlilldd dinner baskets. *.
There will be an nallay singing at
U, Tabor church, two milen south of
enti-al, on the fourth Sqpday In June, -