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1.50 A VEIAR.1NVARIAlBl.V IN A :. '
AltY(imo l IOIt Tr~ J.. l:i i
nost o""rone hil nirret wvo,'+ wt i t er U:.a"" ! T'
of chairge. .\n over miat gantuber ia i., toielt
Ior at the rato of one cent a wtl. cit. 1 t*a
ne omtpany maiiseripit. .1r.i of ih 's t.'.h
itehied for one-half cent ta i (Pitt
"My Country 'Thi of Thee, Sweot Land
T1CKENS COUNT ' FROM COLO
(This ess.ay wa.i wri n :,- I) :l
E hanor Earle. daughter' of Mr. ani
1xes. .1. W . l-:arle of near !.iekc(n , :il
wa iwared(I( sec011(1 platc in te con -
t italg(d inl last yetr by pupils of
t.hi l ijrl~c); 11 igh School 4)' a med-i
Il'cred I y the local (hagej.r U. ). (.,
or the best essay on t'e hir:tory of
"ek'n i couity.)
I.oeit year;s ago i the etrlicr his
-.(Iry of the colonial days of our coul
.y all this country belonged to the
English Crown. About 17:30 it attract
t-Il the attention of the inglish king
who 'ent Alexandler Cummings across
he Atlantic to treat with the chiefs
< f the Cherokees, as the struggle be
tween England and France for the
toss5Ssion of heart of this continent
nad just begun. Cumminilgs pushed
his way southward through the almost
iulbroken wilderness until he reached
he Indian village of Keowee, and
there he made a treaty of friendship
with the Cherokees, which made them
:,llies of the English against the
'rench. This town of Keowee was
within the limits of old Pendleton
district and its sight is near Nimmon's
i ridge over Keowee river. ,
A bout 25 years later or about. 1 775
1,e colonial governor, .Ja... Glenn,
moade another treaty with the Indians,
.curing vast tract,, of land, but the
msost important, of which was to erect
forts in the Indian territory, ostensi
oly for the proteetion of the back
country. One of the forts was Prince
'eorge erected on the opposite side
t f the river from the Indian village
-f Keowee and within cannon shot of
.t. This spot is noted as the starting
Point of the famous run of the In
'iian maid, Cateechee, to reach Nine..
ly-Six to warn the garrison of a con
iemplated Indian rising, her main ob
ject being to save her white lover,
'who was a British otlicer. This fort
'as just a mile from the first creek
she crossed, and to this day it is call
ed One Mile Creek, and others she
'named in her run were: Three Mile
Five Mile, Six Mile, Nine Mile, Twelvt
Mile, Fifteen Mile, Eighteen Mile,
Three-and-Twenty and Six-and
Twenty. After she crossed the Six
a.nd-TIwenty she struck a ridge which
:'uns to Ninety Six without crossing a
So we seev that almost a century
ad a half ago this region now known
:.s Andlerson, Pickens and Oconee
-tunties, was the home of the Chero
Sometime about I1778 Gen. Andrew
'1icke'ns, one of the most faithful and
tcarless of the panrtisan leaders, made
Streaty with the Indians b~y which
iBey cededl tils territory to the state.
The treaty wvas known as the treaty
f Ilopewell, aund until at few years
- %go thei huge oak under wvhich the
veaty was made was stanttding~ near
:ite old Stone' church.
A bout 1 778 these latnds lately cc
* ed by the Indians by the act o'f the
'gislature. were includend in Ninety
9'x district and for some years the
:turts were held( at. Ninety Six.
In 1783 Washington county was
'tected, which as near as I can find
aut included wvhat was later Pendle
Ien district, and also Greenville with
uthe county seat att Pickensville, and
Tne dlungeon of the jail hewni out of
"ek is still to be sea there. Pickens
'u-lle is one among the oldest places
of historie interest connected with
P'iekens. It was onice a seat of justice,
now a widle place ini the roadi, with all
4s glory dlepartedl, but long ago it was
ai noted place, noted first as a point
.A which the circusses, which in those
daysi traveled through the country,
..iys stoppled for an exhibition on
the trip from Greenville to Anderson,
--nd the whole country side clear te
she nioutains would be there, for it
wVas an event ini their' lives "'Villikin.
*.ndl his Dinah," niot. onie, b~ut maniy o1
Phem, would be there, he ini his cop.
jerams bareechies and brogan shoes, ant
*he inl her linsey-woolsey and sun
*ionnet, and they wvould feast on tht
:ong rows of wagonis with their whit<
- .Lovered tops loatded with ginger caki
and beer'. It was a life of Arcadiar
simplicity. Hlut the most nlotedl even
perhaps connected with o1(d Pickens
ville in the 01(1 days was the cai
iauster which all the militiamien fron
-Ihe upper dhivisionl which took in al
the districts as far down as 14dgefield
r'anmped and mustered and dIrilledI es
State of Ohio. City oM Tolodo,
Lucas County. as3.
6 Frank J. Cheney m.A': Olrth that li!
e seniorpartnieo theret of Ii. 3,
Chieney & Co., doing, bui in~l thle Cits
ef Toledo, County and IState aforesaid
and that said firmi will pay the sum 01
ONE HUNDRED DOtLLAilRS for eacd
and every caso of Catarrht that cannot b.
curd y heuse of IIATLL'S CAAR
* ~ Sworn to beforo me and subscribed I:
* miy Dresence, this 1th day of December
A.D. 1886. A. W. O1EIASON,
(Seal) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Medicine is taken in
* , ternally and acts through tihe Blood o
the MUCOUS Surfaces of tho System. Sen
.for testimonials, free.
* - . J. CHE1NEY & CO., '1'oledo. 0.
Sold by all druggistae, '25..
Enall' Famlyv Pilla for constipatiotL1
with good oil liniment. That'
the surest way to stop them
The best rubbing liniment it
Good for the Ailments of
Horses, Mules, Cattle, Etc
Qood for your own Aches,
Pains, Rheumatism, Sprains
. Cuts, Burns, Etc.
25c. 50c. $1. At all Dealcrs.
ey day, the Brigadi'er General a
his stafT were all arrayed in their g<
aeous reimiiuentals, and I can 1imaI
11. was ai a'rand sight to see them 1:
:'de in: all their glorious "pom! a
circutelllia.nee" w ";ith nloddingt p)Ilun
cia n . wonds, an d prancing: stee<
On \1,1"(eh1 7, I 789, an ac t was pa
t' 1d ilisbing' Pemllton~) dis;tr
Ih ,1lleton :)s: the county' s,
he Giod t i r r )1 u wa:s bii,:
""'. il ' ielr a brli.a hIou e w as: bu"
S ,,I act '. " p a u ..':
.": .iu distehusi. onlt of)1 e
ter' .'t 'th ' J ickens. t'e 1<
!It 4.ein namedI 1 Gn. AmierC
114 . 11 t' la I O1 ii Iu t 'a'i . 'le 'i : i
111' .: ei I'e!lu a' r: r mte. ! Wh
wer' :hen enll(ed dlistiits are' a
1.4''., c't' t'. 11e4 (11:41' a'ts li't .,
(c' ll14 4 ,""'lit e. ) i':Ckens. c.ounty till
wch.,;'di what i:s n:ow. known a., Oc
1C' 4''4u ty also, :ills Pickens co(u11
w.a1 loate ;d alon. the banks of ke
e'.'e'C' river just albout four 11ile's fra.
Fort G;eorge of which I have just pr
viously' mentioned. Both count:
were to use the jail at Pen(hletoni i
til new jails could be erected at ti
respective county seats, and the she
iT of A nderson was to have charge
the old jail at Pend let on. The electic
returns had to he carried to Pen'l
ton frome both distlrits, and there tI
votes were tinhulate(I and the eleeti
declarel. The reason for this wa-; t!
Parish system prevailed in the low
part of the state, by which each pa
ish had one representative an' ",
5'enaItor, and thus preserved powec
the hands of the minority. Th tir
court ever held in this district w
hehl on the second Monia. in O":!
Ir, :"2., ani was pre:sided' over t
.l-.!'e .John S. !Lich i d:a'n. 'll' 'soli
tor wva: Dayli.:. .1. Ih:ri' ,- "r.; r(
.Iudge Earle, and the firs: i'r'<
('ourt was John T. Lewis, ,exl M
Van ILawhorn, and he wei ' ) lowi
by !\1r. Elijah Webb who he.!d the o
liee continuously until 8 L8 a peric
of about 28 years. The 'irst Sheri
was G. E. W. Foster.
In 1 86S; by constitutc a.:l pr. i.-im
Pickens district was div'ided into Oct
nee and Pickens counties a:; They ni
no1w constituted, with the K.owt
river as the dividing line. P'iket
court house was then moved ;c
Keowee to its present location, at
this was done by no other means thi
hauling the dwellings, etc., in wagot
being rebuilt again in the preze
Pickens. Some of the most attracti
dwellings that now adorn .this to\
are some that were hauled in wago
from old Pickens, and these are t
homes of the present occupant
.Jud.e and .i . T. J. 1auldin, ar
Mr'. IL. C. Thornley and family. TI
court house for Pickenas was olcat<
where it now stands, in a sparsely se
tIe! :un'1 unimproved community
companredl to the beautiful vi llaige
P'ick ens today adorned by its .apte
did churches, fine hotels, elegal
dwellinges, handsome business house
magnificent academy, terminal poi
of a rialrnoad, flourishing cotton mill
and other business industries besid<
its refined, cultured and christir
population. A\ L that time Grecenvil
was her nearest railroad p)oint. The'
was no Easley, no Liberty, no Norri
no Cateeche , no Central, no Calhou
no Clemson College, no great Souti
ern Raihvamy traversed the countr
no niumerous cotton mills and othi
Amiong the first settler; of' whi~
w'.as salled "New Piek~ens" were ti
Jfagoods, liolcombe s, lUruce s, Ale
anuder' s, Ambler s, Grifli s, Looper
Robinson s, Earle s, and Thornley
many of whose dlescendants are hea
and among our beLst peole.
Th first Clerk of Court of Pie
ena; county was Robert A. Howe
seondI Stephen Keith, third .John
Lewis, tou-rth Rev'. J1. M. Stewmi
fifth A. J. iioggs, and sixth the pre
The Luzianne Guarantee:
If, after using the contents
of a can, you aro not satis fed
in every respect, your gro
cer will refund your money.
The Reily- Taylor
-4 -,S,,. 2 " J + a
ent neumbent, 0. Sioan'fte art, 11
of whom- except Mr. Lewis and Mr.
'Keith are still living. The first Pro,
bat 3 Judge was Irvin Philpot who was
succee4ed by Mr. Newbery who has
hel the office continuously since.
.The first Sheriff wits Josb Mlanidin,
aftcrwards Harvey Richey', J. 11. G.
M cIaniel, J. C. Jennings and Robert
1loark. The first lawyers at Pickens
were: W. E. -lolcombe, J. E. IHagood,
and afterwards C. L. Iollingsworth,
.. Childs, John I. Ioleombe, Geo.
.I lor, J. P. Carey, J. Jil. Eo ,
the dbmson's and others.
The prIn.ipal strenms in the coun
1. :."-e Keowee, Twelve Mile, Eastatoe
:Id :luda. Caesars'. Head is a sum
anwi :." ort of notoriety and Mount
;n:m te near Pickens is said to be
:m hiurhest pouIt in South Carolina,
1.;, f;eet above sea level. Statistics
;how tlit old Pickens district fur
lshed as great a number of soldiers
aecerdig to population) for our
ot ue as any district in South
arolina. The famous Orr's regiment
)f Rifles was largely comp osed of
Pickens soldiers most of ,wlom lost
heir lives in defense of their dear
ne The pure water, delightful climate,
" nd bracing atmosphere of this re
ion, its beautiful and sublime seen
1r.1 . towering mountains, its crys
swiftly running streams, teemiat
- - ith fish, that ,everywhere in the
mou ;;Itntams1 ('tlea l cascades from er'a:..
i l, sparkling in their seawaId
nc trou.;h the rich and fertile
nave rendered it a popula r re
W eak and FrailI
f Long Time Lacked Strength
to Walk Far---NothiniSeeiimed
to Help Her.
FRIEND SAID A-I-M WAS
WHAT SHE NEEDED
; "Mgly dlaughter's condition worried
-"r me a great deal. She was weak. run
r down and troubled all the time, coim
' i'w into womanhood with irregulari
n ties which seemed to weight her
t down terribly and sal her strength
k: and energy. She could walk but a lit
>- tle ways without resting," says B. II.
Carter, of Basset. Va., just a few
Is "A friend recommended .\cid Iron
>f Mineral to me and my daughter
r. hadn't taken but two bottles before
d she was- well and strong and going
1- about the house-work feeling wonder
d fully improved. The results have been
if so remarkable in her case I believe d
Acid Iron Mineral will do all that is
is claime(d for it and take pleasure in (
)- recommending it to all. I consider it
'C a Godsend to suffering humanity." (
e The above enthusiastic en(lorsenent
., of Acid Iron Mineral, the great iron
n remedy, which thousands of people
ad praise, proves how splendid it is as a
im tonic for the blood, kidneys, bladder
Is. and indigestion:
at Acid iron Mineral may be obtained
ye at most drug storys in large or small
en bottles. A teaspoonful in a glass of
us water mnakes a (lose. It helps the blood
ie drives out uric acid and other impuri
s: ties and strengthens one almost from
.I the first dose. The alppetite is stiula
ie ted, dligestionl is helped, and the blood ,
dI enrichened, bringing back that rosy
t- health glow to the cheeks andasar
is kle to l:ack-lustre eyes,. pr
>f N\ote :---A cid Iron Mineral is just a.
ihighly concentrated natural medici
t nal iron. testedl and bottledl by the
5, i'errodli n Chem ical Corp., Roanoke,
it \a., the les,:ors of' the deposit from
s, which it coimes. It is non-alcoholic I
as and nion-injurious. D~oes not affect the
.n teeth, eUuse' constipation or harm di
le gestion a's ordinary io satt o
-e Ge;t :a bot tle today. isatod.
e, PCKENS SCHOOL NEWS
?a Misse's Helle Youmg and Bernice Ca
Cere 2cited in G;reenv'.ill( one diay last
M, Miss I'earl liIester mo1(tored1 to Cleml
s, sen last Sunday.
'e M~lisses D~essie F~ew andl Lucile Me
I lnnaan visited' -at thir r'espective'
S.ms the' itter' par1t 4) last week.
, Mrs. IALy Paiir;onis v isi ted at school
I. (ne' day last week.
't, The honr.r roll w ill be published neuxt
The best percolator and the finest
cipe cannot produce a good 'pot of
ffee if the dry coffee isn't exactly
Wht to start out with. If the same
ercolator and the same recipe do not
rodluce the same results every time,
ou can bet your boots it's the coffee
sat's off-ee! Luzianne is uniformly
ood coffee. There is no guesswork
bout it-ever. Give your percolator
chance to miakq good. Buy a can of
,uzianne today. The guarantee is
enuine--means just what it says.
tsk for profit-sharing catalog.
Company, 1mw Ormian.
iT, TLE U
V WO haven't ha(
4 up a very large:
4 We want to tell our cust
p Goods Notions, Clothing
p Furniture, and Ladies R
p We want to also impress
+ best lines of merchandi
We bought the bulk of o
selling for almost 28c pc
We are selling a great r
replace them, and not o1
advance in prices will be
Our line of Ladies' Coati
cheaper than last season,
entirely sold out, but we
in; in price from $10.00
See us this fall for what
what you want, can get
Our house is jam full of
BRING YOUR CO'I
THERE IS NO BE
Soh- \gentsfor Walk-Ove:
King St.oves, Chase City Bu
Unto Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. G. McDaniel,
r., October 4, a daughter.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. 0. 1. Stewart,
)ctober 4, a son.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. Ben E. Haynes,
)etober 12, a daughter.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith,
)ctober 15. a son.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holder,
)ctober 17, a daughter.
FOR THE S4
fou want to send your boy,
uim pleasure, to cheer him up
uot know exactly what to sen
>elow a list of articles appro'
ueed and that you are allowei
-Cigarette papers in books
Compressed tea tablets
Compressed malted-milk tablota
Knife, two-bladed, same as used by
MIR(ROR, metal in case
SA FETY-R AZORS
SAFETY-RAZOR STROP , '
SCIssORs, not ''Made in G~ermany
SIIAVING BRUSH and sOAP
Shoe laces, black for navy
khaki for army
T'obacco, smoking, lpipes
TOOTH POWDER and( PASTFM
All articles with capital letterAs are
needed. Also many other things
tionedl here. Just give us the el
we wvill do our best to please yor
Our holiday goods will
visit. 'Twill be more varied
Another thing: Whei
Also a lead pencil or two. S
N. B. All boys that were s
blades for the raZors, packas
nBUY FnnM PWKENS T
S, THORNIEY & 0.
[ STOCK-PRICES VERY
IGHER THAN FORMERLY
I time, nor have we the space to get
Fall advertisement, we have been too
busy selling goods. : :
omers however, that we have the largest stock of Dry
, Hats, Shoes, Groceries; Hardware, Buggies, Wagons p
eady-to-Wear Goods, we have ever brought to Pickens.
the fact upon you, that we handle nothing but the
se that money can buy, nothing cheap or shoddy.
Lu goods )etfore the advance in prices, and with cotton
und, every line of merchandise is bound to go higher.
nany lines of goods today for less money than we can
ie dollar; wuio Ii on goods that we bought before the O
suits, Cloaks, Skirts;, Shirt Waists, etc., are as cheap or
The first lot of Coat Suits we received have been h
hav oth ers comin by express every few (lays, rang-a +
you need, no matter what your needs are we have +
it, or it isn't made. 4
goods from top to bottom, and we are going to unload. *
'TON AND COTTONSEED TO PICKENS, FOR 4
|TTER COTTON MARKET IN THE COUNTY +
, THORNLEY & CO.
, Hais and Gent's Furnishing Goods a Specialty
and Queen Qualit y Shoes, New H Lome Sewving Mach ines, Iron
ggies, Mitchell agons, Cr hart Overalls. Call for Butter
THE KEOWEE BANK
PICKENS, S. C.
Safe, Sound and Progressive
We solicit vooir banking business and will show you eyerv
courtesy and eon vn in'ne (consisten t wit ih sound bd king principles
Five per cent. iuterest bril on Savini.us Deposits.
J. P. CA REY. President. JNO. C. CAREY, Cashier.
ILDIER BOYS IN CAMP
brother, relative or friend in the army something to give
,and to make him think of you and of home. But you do
d or what you can send. For your information we give
red and sanctioned by the war department that the boys
I to send:
The chocolate candy mentioned above has to
.be made damp-proof if sent across the water.
You will be allowed to send other articles also
not mentioned here. These are ones especially
needed by the soldiers.
Artic~les sent across the water will have to be
in the mail by November 15 to arrive in time.
We have taken particular pains to get to
gether the articles that you want to and will
be allowed to send. Just tell us and we will
help you select, pack, wrap, address and mai t
kind your package or packages for you.
We have a large stock of candy to select
H~uylers, (GuthA, biggeto, in pack a:es from 25c to $3. 50.
Nothmng gives a soldier more' pleasure and comnfort than
a box of good candy.3
Safety-Iazors 25e to $~,.00. Safety-Razor Strops 3e to
Safety-Razor Blades 25 and $2.00
specially 50e p)ackage Talcum P'owderi 25e to 50e
not men- TPobacco) 5e to 50e Combs 5e to 75ec
ance andl( Perfu'mery upj to $:..00 Tooth nrusheis 25: to 50e
\Vrist wVatche~ u p to .$20.00 IFoun tain P'ens $1.00 to $.1.00)
_______ Pocket Books up to $2.00.
soon be arriving and we know it will pay you to give us a
and complete than ever before.
1 you send a p)ackage just dIrop) in a magazine or two.
weet scentedysoap wvouldl be acceptable also.
's to serve,
LUG COMPANY J N. HALMMnae
ent to the army were given a safety razor. We have the
es of six 50 cents.
~RUG COMPANY. THlEY'VE~ G . W*.:4'7 U WANT.