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Of Pickens County 11I i II I A % ~
Establishet 1871-Volume 48 PLCKENS, S. C,, JUNE 13, 1918
" 198 Rpgistered in
f. Pickens Co. June 5
One hundred and ninety-eight young
7 i men who have become twenty-one
years of age since June 5, 1917, regis
tered with the local board of Pickens
county last Wednesday and are now
liable for draft into the army. Follow
ing are names and addresses of white
men who registered:
Samuel C Jones, Easley, R-6.
Truman G Young, Easley, R-5.
David Grason Sentell, Liberty, R-2.
Ralph Boggs Hester, Pickens.
Ben F McDaniel, Pickens.
Preston Boldin, Liberty, R-1.
Walter 0 Findley, Liberty, R-4.
Greeley Holcombe, Eastatoe.
David C Preeley, Liberty, R-3.
Ansel Waldrop, Pickens, R-2.
King Allen Durham, Central, R-4.
Lelond Winslow Stewart, Central, R-2.
Kinard Clarence Stewart, Central,
Homer Alexander, Central, R-2.
Ben Tillman Singleton, Easley.
Frank V Hinton, Easley, R-5.
Onery Davis James, Central.
Columbus Owens, Central.
4Carmon Augustus Lathem, Easley, R-2
Elyhue Holby Sutherland, Easley.
John Walter Lesley, Liberty, R-4.
William Bryant Clark, Easley, R-6.
William Adams, Easley.
Morris Frank Knox, Easley.
Marshal McKinley West, Easley.
Ben Tillman Bolding, Pickens, R-2.
Galileo Galloway, Easley.
John Adkins, Easley.
Luther Gunter, Easley.
Lem Edward Morton, Easley.
Roy B Sanders, Easley.
Ed Sloan, Easley.
Edgar Nelson, Liberty.
James Peek, Jr., Central.
Hailus I) Powell, Central.
Frank Craig, Central.
Leroy Jones Pittman, Liberty.
James McCornbs, Dacusville, R-1.
Arthur M Sumpter, Easley.
Brown Master, Easley.
Robert V Phillips, Easley.
Clarence E Freeman, Pickens, R-1.
James Vernon Norris, Liberty.
George Edward Shirley, Central, R-1.
Thomas Addison King, Easley.
Herbert Heyward Reese, Easley, R-1.
Charles D Seaborn, Central, R-2.
Van Powers, Central, R-2.
J. Nathaniel Tinstey, Easley, R-6.
Ernest E Dorr, Pickens, R-4.
Jesse Phillips, Liberty.
Frank G Smith, Easley, R-5.
Henry S Smith, Easley, R-4.
j- Martin Luther Kelley, Central.
Virgil Joeberry Lewis, Pickens.
Thomas Eugene Madden, Calhoun, R-1.
Lawrence Fidell Curtiss, Pickens, R-5.
Tom George, Jr., Easley.
James Earle Pates, Easley, R-6.
Stanley Brooks. Liberty, R-3.
Janes Alfred Drake, Easley.
J b Alexander. Easley.
Capers Martin, Central, R-3.
Paul Lidy, Central.
Claude Smith, Central, R-2.
Landrum Roe Kay, Easley, R-2.
Walter Reese, Pickens, R-3.
Esley B. Lynch, Pickens R1-4.
Gleelola Davis Holder, P'ickens.
I Benjamin Franklin Hudson, Pickens.
Dillard Bashal Owens, Central, R-4.
Reuben Bagwell, Liberty, R1-2 or 4.
Ed Reeves, Pickens, R-3.
MeAdams Christopher, Pickens.
William Homer Watkins, Liberty.
Clarence L. O'Dell, Easley.
Francis Verner Thomas, Easley.
Coleman Blease Seaborn, PickensR-2.
Robert TI Gilstrap. Pickenas, R-1.
Ephraim Gilstrap, Pickens, R-2.
Walter Julius Mullikin, Liberty, Rl-1.
Lonnis James Moser, Norris.
Benjamin Ray Childress, Central, R-4.
Ervin Frederick Cothran, Central, R-I.
H enry Licus Robinson, Greenville.
-Thomas Edwin Stansell, Pickens, R.1.
Lester Wilson Cantrell, Pickens.
JTohn Newton Cantrell, Easley.
Henry F Keith, Pickens, R-4.
Marvin A Hughes, Central, R-4.
Albert Josephus Pilgrim, Central, R1-2.
Milliard Martin, Pickens, R1-5.
Edward Harrison Gravley, Pickens,
William Bruce Lewis, Pickens, R-3.
Paul Eugene Duncan, Central, R1-4.
t Flem Anderson Gllstrap, Sun Set.
Edward Earle Chastain, Pickens, Rt-6.
Wilton R1. Elrod, Central, R-.
Bob Maddox, Central, R1-3.
Julius Walter Miller, Easley.
Clinton D~urham, Easley.
Dennie Chapman, Piekens, R1-4.
Lenhardt Willis, Central, R1-4.
Major Stewart, Liberty, R-3.
TPhomas Adam Evatt, Central, R1-3.
William H Phillips, Easley, R-2.
F~redl K Johnson, Easley, R1-2.
4 ~ Jesse Morgan Smith, Easley, R1-1.
L awrence Albert Pike, Central.
Earston Hlumphr~y Cash, Clemson Col
d ie u e ei wig ietR 4
More Than Asked For
Pickens county chapter of the Ameri
can Red Cross raised a total of $6,
278.90 in the recent campaign for
money. Its quota was $4,000. Pickens
led all the towns of the county in con
tributions. Following is the result of
the campaign in each branch of the
Cash Pledge Total
Easley ..---$ 510.25 $1643.00 $2153.25
Pickens--... 1753.85 790.00 2543.85
Holly Spr'gs. 285.60 ....-. _ . 285.60
Pumpkintown 277.15 - - .. 277.15
Dacusville - . 429.00 -- -.. 429.00
Cateechee - - 567.05 21.00 588.05
Totals-.- $3822.90 $2454.00 $6276.90
The Liberty township singing conven
tion will meet with Carmel church third
Sunday in June commencing at 2 p. m.
There will be an allday singing at
Mountain View church the third Sunday
in June. All singers and lovers of mu
sic and especially the Hurricane town
ship singing convention are urged to be
Crawford Berryhill, Easley, R-6.
James Homer Rollins, Central, R-3.
Julius H Farmer, Easley, R-6.
Columbus Webb Stewart, Liberty.
Frank Wakester, Easley, R-I.
Minor Gilstrap, Easley, R-1.
Samuel 13 Dobson, Central, R-1.
George W Farr, Dacusville, R-2.
Boone Carcv, Pickens.
Feathers to Powers, Central, R-2.
.iennings lirvan Petit, Liberty, R-1.
Clinton Dub:--on. Central.
Samuel R Brown. Pickens, R-.
Norman inith, Cateechee.
John Allen Roper, Pickens, R3-4.
Ernest L. Looper,- Easley.,
Raleigh Latimer Cloer, Easley.
Ben '1' Day, Pickens.
Joel Irvin Allgood, Pickens, R-2.
Edward V Jones, Easley.
Edward Burns Young, Central.
Claude Oscar Alexander, Central, R.2.
Clyde Dagnel Ellenburg, Easley.
Elliott Swillivant lamby, Easley.
homer LeRoy Smith, Easley.
James Felton Wood, Easley.
Forest Edward Dodgens, Pickens, R-1.
William Eskew Spearman, Liberty,
Walter Posey, Liberty, R-2.
Lawrence Arthur Boggs, Liberty, R-2.
Will Liles, Central.
John Fletcher Lewis, Pickens, R-5.
Robert Beck, Central.
Wm. Guy Pressley, Central, R-2.
James Orris N. Durham, Central, R-4.
Clarence Hl. Mauldin, Central, R-"l.
Ernest William Waldrop, Liberty, R-4
Freeman Benson Masters, Liberty,
James Hal Lesley, Easley, R-5.
Waco .1ennings Cartee, Pendleton,
James Roy Ballentine, Easley.
Arthur Welborn, Pickens.
Walter Martin, Cateechee.
Thomas Alexander Fol ger, Central.
Robert Herbert Hlolcombe, Easley,
Ralph Dewitt Gilstrap, Pick-ens, R-1.
,James Walter Gilstrap, Ensley, R-6.
Tommie Welborn, Pick-ens.
John Hubert McJunkin, Pick-ens, R3-2.
William J F Smith, Pick-ens, R-2.
James Aler Chastain, Pickens, R-2.
Prue Bryan Hendricks, Marietta, R3-2.
John Franklin Conly, Central.
Following colored men registered:
Adwell Rone, Liberty, R3-3.
Robert Blassengame, Easley, R..2.
Douglas Thomas, Easley.
Elmer Ferguson, Easley, R-3.
Arthur Walter Btlassengame, Pick
George Williams, Liberty.
Rufus Sullivan, Liberty, R-..l
Kate Chapman, Liberty, R3-2.
Wave Hunt, Easley, H-i.
Norman McKinney, Pick-ens, R-.5.
Cornelius Downs, Easley, R-.2.
Odell Bowen, Easley, R3-6.
W'addie Bowen, Easley, R3-4.
Luther McKinney, Pickens, R-5,
Rance Duke, Pick-ens.
.Jnsper Thornton, Calhoun.
BurklIy HIamilton, Easley.
Ray Sizemore, Liberty, R-3.
K~ency McTowell, L iberty, R-3.
1Horace George, Norris.
Claud Burgess, Easley, R3.1.
Allen McKinney, Pick-ens, R-3..
Hen Keith, Pick-ens.
F"uller Anderson, Liberty, R-I..
Bennie Collins, Liberty, R3-1.
Py McIow, ibAerty, 13-8.
Luther ,Johnson, Liberity.
Samuel TI erry, Pick-ens.
Browvnlowv I owen'f, Pie 'a~lns, Ia
Chancey Walk-er, Ea:;l(y.
IClarence .1 ones, Eaisley.
Ralph Inarton, Eas'ley..
An Open Letter To The
People of South Carolina
kn April the courgry was Onstamp would be a $6.00
called upon to purchase Lib- bond, for instance, and 20
erty Bonds to the amount of stamps would be a $100 bond.
three billions of dollars. It f y deposit i a savin
responded by purchasing four bp
billion della's' worth. In May ean quarterly, $41 cn te
it was catled upon to contrib- mot ouae , 1 il in
ute $100,000,000 to the Amer- monto on Janar w i
ican Red Cross. It responded 19e3. A War San r S ,
by contributing over $160,000,- 1823. A Jer $4.17 will
bug. And the best part of n Jan for $5.00 il
isoe two responses was not same thme The value on t
meely the amount of money sam The S ap o o
raised, but the patriotic en- Wa avn Smpdeno
ra~u~lbut he atriticen- fluctuate as is the case with
thuasm manifested. It was bond, because the govern.
rnde plain that the Ameri- n uaate ta a
can nation is determined to anguaSanes la
proseeute this war to a suec- qent a nca a nct
c.agul conclusion at any &tn be redeemed any time be
The hardest task is before
us in June. The government r June 14 to Juno 23
is depending upeg the sale of we are caling for pledges
two billion dollars worth of from the mass of people of
War Savings Stamps during ou state to the amount of
this year, lad of thic amount $20,000,000, these pledges to
epseots South Carolina to be redeemed during the bal
purchasa of the year as may best
worth of these stamps--a be suite to the subscribers.
greater investmentanswe south Carolina stands at the
were oalled upon to make in o
the last two Liberty Loans ts per capita purchases of
comnbined. The government War Savings Stamps. From
has designated the month of now until June 28, when the
- June as the period for secur- intensive campaign vill end,
ang definite pledges for these let us see to it that we do
a purchases during the balance our part and take a more ap-.
of the year, with a fair pro- propniate place in the roll of
portion of actual purchases states-and then we can look
during that month, forward to a rest from cam
We have been associating paigns until November.
the War Savings Stamp with Let us not forget that the
children to such an extent Government is relyig on the
that we have lost sight of the country's purchase of two bil
other purpose involved in lions of dollars' worth of W.
this government issue, -- S. S. during this year as an
namely, providing a form of important part of iy revenue
investment which is suitable to pay for what the boys naed
to the great mass of people, on the other side. Tha'
who do not find it convenient thought should stir us all to
to visit banks to pay nstah- instant action. Our soldiers
meats, but who can see eith- don't grumble or ask for rest.
er the postman every day or f we supply then with all
else an agent for the sale of that American genius and en
W. S. S., and can secure from ergy can produce, victory will
him a War Savings Stamp, be hastened and many lives
which pays practically the saved. how can we expect
same interest as a Liberty to rest, how can we endure
Bond. the thought of resthig when
As he continues to paste there is something for us to
his $5.00 stamps-which cost do, as long as our boys are in
him but slightly over $4.00-- the trenches enduring the tor
on his certificate, he has an ments of hell, and giving
actual government bond of even their lives that we may
the value of all the War Say- live here in safety and pros
ings Stamps there are on it$ peritb
State Director War Savings, WharleSaton, S. C.
Must Have Permit to Mayor of Pickens
Thresh SmalleGraine.sshe Prcamatiof
I hae gven otie topeole wo e- aT th vizns (tam doies rtngot
pect to perate hreshin machinstoater( arsidte Wiso wia p
addesss ad te me f te mchie Ja bind theamy the gvern- om
and nlya f~ en ave espnde towhowil guaurtee tha ar oWaoir
anythrshig (oneunlss he ersn iCaolnt. a monthinl veae Itha
chare Pesets o ~oia cetilcaie prio of tedimed aomning briay
givng iniauhorty o hreh sallJue 1Ironm Jueinaton. Jua 28,a
grai inthi conty th cetifctto W aving calling inori p tledg nd
be sined b theFood dminstratr rh m cale massl hof pedopen
for l~ickens county. ou aoin to rsaltothe amout no
Sam B. raig. 1 $2i0n00cm0ai, the lds to h o.
Foo Adinitrtorfori~ikes on y. ubed redeemed durhn thloe bfFay,
ne of. theea hal may nbesnt.
Six Mil Items vozaabe ite thi thte wosucribere.
a d.( out CroiniIa si'tnds 'ar the t
Rex. l. 1. Murpeehue hi roialirit. s paer cast purcsibe ofhen
a~ponteat er Studa n~ Sndy.iag avn iaWar Savings StanFro
Thos wh reurn~ omefro co- Ternoaunti Jne~v 2, whe themth
legethi wek a'e:Misss Bthe an j eyo of l~see to t ethat cal d on
man nd Mtt ~illrd o Pidmon. I oeal part and take a reLn and-.
Mr. nd s. C. arti of'Senea lrorato plcign the vrl savf g
The I~adis' I ome emonsaaton teligofgatd then twe can thiok a
Club unaer te diecton o MisEdn owe ard om ali dos ouro cham-twar
M. ErlemetwithMrs T. i omp-haseigths vctforiout that theono
kitas Fiday dftea .theows for doulara' wredom inWac
Mr. an~ Mr. ~. E Curis nalRev o . courn thais er as a
Rev a~l rs -I LWilimovdhr iMrtng ir of ited Meen
last week totakee(ohtherofidhe.sThao
.1.A.l~(l)r myrl i t ha nw Iou la~thdoaght sofuld sti us aill to hl
last. week, on 'saniction .eur Polers v
i-a'~ aa'va.41If~ .I i'ordr Icr wnea sppl rem thp'.;f i all
is ta Ameican ge is and en
bi'e~i hastene iaadanlve
save. IHo ca w\ xpc
By Old Soldiers
The following resolutions were unani
mously adopted by the Confederate
veterans at their annual reunion in
Pickens June 3:
Whereas, since our last meeting, in
annual reunion, many of the veterans
of Pickens county who have been wont
to assemble with us on June the third
and partake of the hospitalities ac
corded us and renew old associations,
have passed over the river and gone to
their final reward, and we desire to
pay our last tribute to them in recog
nition of their courage as soldiers and
their loyalty to the best traditions of
our country as citizens:
Be it resolved by the United Con
federate Veterans of Pickens county,
in annual meeting assembled
That we deplore the loss of our corm
rades who have gone before us.
That we extend to their families our
sincere sympathy in the loss sustained
by them, which loss we sorely feel.
That, recognizing the transient na
ture of this life, we commend their
loved ones to the fatherly care of Him
who doeth all things well, and rejoice
with them in the consciousness of hav
ing enjoyed the companionship of men
Whose lives have been an inspiration te,
the younger men of the country, and t
benediction to all the people.
Following is a list of veterans who
have departed since June 3, 1917, so
far as the same has been officially as
certained: David Hendricks, T. F. Net..
son, Peter C. Thomas, Theodore Smith,
Josephus Chapman, Benjamin Holder,
T. L. Norris, -henry Lewis, Harrison
Rigdon, Garrison James, John A. lUg
Whereas, the Ijnited States is in
volved in one of the bloodiest wars in
the history of our c( untry and of thu
And whercas, it is the duty of every
citizen that, is a loyal American to do
all that is in their power to help bring
this war to a successful and victorious
end. And whereas, we realize the
awful burden of responsibility that
rests upon the presidentof these United
States of ours, and how much he needs
the prayers, sympathy and support of
all the people. Therefore be it re
1st. That we, the old Confederate
veterans of Pickens county, S. C., in
annual convention assembled. while we
are too old to cross the sea a11(1 take up
arms again in actual service, we hereby
pledge to give him our prayers and all
the encouragementI. that we can.
2(d. That should the time ever come
that the German horde ever set their
tyrannical feet on American soil that
we pledge to the president our very
best services, and if necessary our lives
for our country.
3d. That we call upon all of our
countrymen to cease not, (lay or night,
to call upon God Almighty to guide ar.d
direct our leaders at. the front and at
h~ome, andl everywhere they may be, in
thlis diark hour of our country's history
that thle bloodiest of wvars may speedily
!omelt to an end.
This (done in our annual convention at
P'ickens, S. C., on June 3d1, 1918.
Whlereas, we realize that the old Con
federate soldiers are fast passing
aaand a great many of them by
reasn ofoldage ar~e incapacitatedl for
And whlereas, our state has never
done what we think she should have
dLone ini the p~ast.
Thlerefore heC it resolved by the Con
federate veterans of~ Pickens county in
ounr annual convention assembled -
Tlhat we wihi not support any man for
ofiee in Pickens eaunty or' the :tate of
South Carolina from governor (down to
coroner who is not in favor of giving
all old Confederate soldiers a liberal.
That a copy of this resolution be sent
to our coulnty papers with a request
that they publish thle ame.
Whereas, the good women of Pickens
county have on alt occasions of the con
venigofthle Cenfederate veterans
frihdus with nice things to eat,
andl have on this day, June 3d, 1918,
gone to considlerable trouble in giving
us a splendidi dinner, and having ad
driIess us5 Rev. S. W. DuLllase, who de
livered a splendid address; now, there
fore, b~e it resolved.
Thatc wthe Confederate veterans of
Pcescounty, (10 hereby extend to
the ladies of the Confederacy our heart
felt thanks and appreciation of their
kindness to us in cur declining years,
* [and wve ask G;od's blessings to be
bestowed upon each of them.
Readl the Spe :ial Notic'e column,
Court Disposed of .
31 Cases in a Day
There were thirty-one pleas of guilty
entered by defendats in Pickens county
court on Monday, June 3, and no jury
cases were tried. Thirty of the cases
were for violation of the liquor laws.
Following persons plead guilty of
violating the liquor law:
Roger McKee, three cases. Sen
tence: Six months each on two counts;
three months or $100 on other.
Ben Hawkins, making whiskey. Six
months or $250; upon serving two
months or paying $50 balance sus
pended during good behavior.
Furman James; six months.
Will Johnson and Mart Aiken. Nine
months or $250 each; upon serving two
months or paying $50 each, balance of
sentence suspended during good be
B. R. Masters and T. A. Hughes.
Hughes sentenced to one month or pay
$100; all suspended during good be
havior. Masters sentenced to three
months or $150; upon serving one month
or paying $50, balance suspended dur
ing good behavior.
\V. M. and Perry Aiken. W. M.
Aiken, three months or $100; all sus
pended during good behavior. Perry
Aiken, three months or $100; half of
sentence suspended during good be
Wayman Aiken, two cases. Three
months or $100 in each case; upon pay
ment of $50 in each case balance sus
pended during good behavior.
A. '1'. l"ortner, Ernest and Avery
Cisson, making liquor. Six months or
$250 each; upon payment of $50 each
balance suspended during good be
Will Johnson. Three months or $100;
upon payment of $50 or serving one
month, balance of sentence suspended
during good behavior.
R. K. Powell. Sixty days or $100:
upon serving thirty days or payment oI
$50, balance suspended during good be
Roark Stansell and Frank Stewart
Sixty days or $100 each; one-half o1
sentence suspended(l during good be
Sam lill. Sixty days; one-half o
sentence suspended during good be
havior. Allowed to make bond and be
gin serving sentence August 1, whicl
will enable him to make a crop.
P. A. Powell. Thirty days or $100;
upon payment of $50. balance sus
pended during good behavior.
Warren B. Day. Sixty days or $100;
all suspended during good behavior.
llud Kelly. Thirty days or $100; upon
payment of $25 balance suspended dur
ing good behavior.
Sam Cox, J. II. Chapman and Sank
Ilendricks. Six months or $25() each;
upon payment of $100 each, balance
suspended during good behavior.
Thos. Ilendricks and James McJun
kin. Three months or $100; all sus
s pended during good behavior.
John Carver. Six months or $200.
Furman James plead guilty of using
a mule without the owner's consent
and was sentenced to serve one month
or pay a fine of $50.
F'urman Waldrop of Pickens and Miss
Nellie McCrary of Traveler's Rest,
G;reenville county, were married in
Spartanburg last Tuesday, June 4ith, by
Rev. Mr. Culherson, pastor of the First
Met hodist church there.
After a few daiys spent in Western
Nor th Carolina they re'turnedl to Pickens
where they will make their future home.
The bridegroomr is a son of' Mr. and1
Mrs. R. B. Waldlrop. lie conducts a
jewelry store here and is very poipular.
Mirs. Waldrop is a very (charming an(?
at tractive young woman andl Pickens
Captures Decserter in Autemobile
Russell D). Hale, a member of the av
iation corp~s at Camp Sevier was arres
ted in Pickens Wedneseay of last week
by rural policeman H. B. LaBoon and
policeman H1. A. Nealy, ho having es
capedl from the camp while under arrest
and1 was charged wvith desertion from
the army. The soldier was traveling in
a new Oaklandl Six automobile andl the
ollicers' suspicions were aroused by his
inqfuiries. It later developed that the
car had been stolen from H1. Lindsay in
G;reen~ville. The arrested man was a
native of Michigan.
If you want to vote in the primary
elections tis summer you mlust get
your name on t he clubi roll. T1he books~
are no'w open antd a list of. registeringi
!'UI ( ini licker 'ounty is published ii
T'he SentIi n,-I t week. Recgister nowv