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TPOFFICIAL PAPRICD SENL r
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45 More Went to
the .Army Tuesday
Following is a list of Pickens county
men who left for Camp Jackson Tues
day nmorning, September 3:
John Miles Taylor, Easley.
,Edgar Washington McQueen, Easley.
Walker L. Mull, Easley.
Ernest Walker Cartee, Easley.
Furman D. Waldrop, Pickens.
George W. Farr, Dacueville R-2.
Herbert Hayward Reese, Easley R-I.
Greeley Holcombe, Eastatoe.
Edward Harrison Gravlpy, Pickens
Bob Maddox, Central R-3.
Clinton Dobson, Central.
Boon Carey, Pickens.
William Bruce Lewis, Pickens R-3.
Walter Reese, Pickens R-3.
James McCombs, Dacusville R-1.
Preston Bolding, Liberty R-1.
Morris Frank Knox, Easley.
Frank Wakester, Easley R-1.
Forest Edwards Dodgens, Pickens
Millard Martin, Pickens R-5.
Walter Posey, Liberty R-2.
Raleigh Latimer Cleor, Easley.
Prue Bryan Hendricks, Marietta R-2.
Lawrence Arther Boggs, Liberty R-2.
Roy B. Sanders, Easley.
Flen Anderson Gilstrap, Sunset.
Samuel R. Brown, Pickens R-4.
James Verner Norris, Liberty.
Will Liles, Central.
William H. Phillips, Easley R-3.
Ephriam Gilstrap, Pickens R-2.
Ernest L. Looper, Easley.
Robert Beck, Central.
William Adams, Easley.
William Bryant Clark, Easley.
Charley D. Seaborn, Central R-2.
John Allen Roper, Pickens R-4.
Thomas Edwin Stansell, Pickens R-4.
Thomas Alexander Folger, Central,
Ed. Reeves, Pickens R-3.
' ~ Freeman IHenson Masters, Liberty
Lawrence Albert Pi:(, Central.
Elyhue Holbert Sutherland, Easley.
Thomas Adam Evatt, Central R.:3.
Allen Edens. Central.
Jesse Gillespie Not Dead
Corporal Jesse D. Gillespie, of Pick
ens county, who was recently reported
killed in France, is still living according
to the following letter received by The
Sentinel from Mrh. Hester Pinson of
Central route 2:
"Editor The Sentinel: I received a'
message from the war department that
Corporal Jesse I). Gillespie, 28th Inf..
Co. K, who was reported killed May 27,
1918, is now reported by his division
commander as being wounded May 27,
and not killed. I also received a letter
from his nurse stating that he was do
ing-as well as could be expected with
his leg broken and hand badly wound
Silas Hinkle, Sr., Dead
Mr. Silas Hinkle, Sr., died at the
home of his son-in-law. J. W. Lang
ston, in Pickens, Monday afternoon at
5 o'clock after an illness of about five
months. Dropsy was the cause of
4) Mr. Hinkle was a pioneer citizen of
Pickens county. He was born and
reared in this county and was eighty
four years old at the time of his death.
He is survived by eight children as
foll~ws: Mrs. C. E. Thomas, Mrs. J.
W. Langston, Mrs. P. G. Bowie, .J. T.
and S. D. Hinkle, Misses Florida and
4Lula Hinkle, all of Pickens county, and
Mrs. WV. 11. Langston of Greenville.
Funeral services were held at Mt.
Carmel in Oconee county and the body
laid to rest beside that of Mrs. Hinkle
who preceded her husband to the grave
about a year.
4) County Singing Convention
The Pickens County Township Sing
ing convention will meet with Mount
Tabor church, nine miles north of Eas
hey, the fourth Saturday and Sunday in
September, 21 and 22. P'rofessors McD.
Weams, of Rome, Ga.; Geo. W. Sea
born, of Asheville, N. C.; R. N.
Grisham and wife, and E,. L. Faircloth,
of Greenville; Geo. B. Wigington, of
Anderson, and others have promisedl to
be with us.
Every church and Sunday school is
requested to send two delegates and
take a special collection to' help defray
expenses of this association.
Everybody has an invitation to at
U ~ tend and especially to bring wvell-filled
baskets. R. M. Bolding, Pres.
S. C. Chapman, Sec. and Treas.
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. McDaniel of Ens
ley have a sery sick baby. Many
friends hope it will soon he well again.
46 New Men Regis
tered August 24t1
Following is a list of young men i
Pickens county who became 21 years ol
since last June 5 and who registere
August 24 as liable for military service
Barnet Osborne Williams, Easley R
A. Foster Crumpton, Pickens
Quicee L. Burgess, Pickens R6
Stephen Robert Keith, Pickens R4
Howard Pressley McKee, Easley RI
Mathew M. Looper, Dacueville RI
William F. Kelly, Central R3
Hovey Pack, Central R3
Homer Davis, Pickens
Frank Nalley, Easley R2
Lawrence W. Hendricks, Marietta R'
Willie Henry Clayton, Central
Lee Hudson, Easley R5
Andrew Kerr, Calhoun R1
Robert F. Earley, Easley Ri
Lee Sunnerall, Liberty R3
William Coke Grant. Central R2'
Roy Alexander Finley, Central R4
Ossie C. Holder, Pickens R4
Forace W. Chandler, Pickens R4
. Henry Joe Stephens, Central
Columbus Argus Looper, Easley RI
John Adrin Watkins, Liberty
Warren Asbery Palmer, Calhoun
Ben Tillman Patterson, Pickens R3
Davis Vivian Taylor, Calhoun RI
Holbert Edens, Easley
Walton Haynes, Pickens R5
James Bruce Stewart, Central R4
Ernest H. Mullinax, Central
1er Merck, Central R2
Walter I)ickson Bowing, Liberty 11
Thomas Richard Powell, Pickens
Jay Butler, Pickens
\v. A. llendrick:s, Pickens R:2
Walter Ferguson, Pickens
Furman Blyth, Pickens
Grover Terrell, P'ickens
Henry Wetherall, Central
Burkley Wakefield, Easley
Gus Edwards, Jr., Clemson College
Edgar Austin, Central R1
Henry Wise, Central
.John Butler Cannon, Pickens 112
Jesse Cannon, Pickens
Bedfert Banks, Calhoun
Maynard School Honor Roll
First Grade-Pay Folger, Sara
Brock, Sallie Childress, Mary Brumley,
T. M. Looper, Minnie Brock, Florine
-Fendley, Nathaniel Smith, Edna Brum
ley, Ruby Hendricks, B. F. Jennings.
Advanced First Grade-Ben Ligon,
Clyde Looper, Waco Freemen, Ralph
Smith, Attice Jennings, Montez Smith,
Second Grade-Pearl Williams, Iola
Freeman, Floyd Julian, James Looper,
Luther Jennings, Ernest Ward.
Third Grade-I ouie Wood, Bristow
Eanks, Clifton Smith, Harrison Wil
Fourth Grade-Viola Chilhre:., Lil
lian Looper, Ruth Whitmire, Frank
Clark, Pleas Julian, Bill Brumley, Kate
Looper, Herman Ligon, Milton Ligon.
Fifth Grade.-Rupert Freeman, Fay
Williams, Ressie Chappell.
Sixth Grade-Mary Folger, Wesley
Mattie Childress, Sunie Brock, Etta
Seventh Grade-Olpha Childress, 01
ive Childress, Clarence Looper, Claude
Looper, Anna Belle Looper, Floyd
Banks, Walter Folger, Mary Lee
Wood, Ethel Chappell.
Eighth Grade-Ruth Looper.
Mattie Bowen, Principal.
Eva Farmer, Assistant.
In The Second Race
The following candidates will be ir
the second race for state oflicers:
For United States Senate, short tern
-y Pee ples and Pollock.
A ttorney-General-~Sapp) and Wolfe
Commissioner of Agriculture-Garri
son and Harris.
Railroad Commissioner- Richardsoi
Over Greenville Way
Congressman Nichols and Horace L
Bomar. both of Spartanburg, will mak
Ia secondl race for congress in the fourt
district. D). B. Traxler, the Greenvili
candidate, came in third and last.
Greenville county voted to abolish th
rural police system.,
A revival meeting wvi
Creek church Friday
third Sunday in Septen
at the pool Sunday.
IThe Pickens Mill schoob
nex t session Septembler 1.
Ed.(ens4 andl Cannon teacher,
To all male persons who
A eighteenth birthday and shall
i ty-sixth birthday on or befort
by the President must regist<
(a) Persons who, prior to ti
the President, have registere+
approved May 18, 1917, or ur
resolution of Congress appr
called for service or not. Th<
12th 1918, 7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Chairman Local B(
Sept. 2, 1918.
\Ve must ra
for our Ar
Q i 011'
-- D. B. Osborne, Ch
- ment Committ
(I Wheat is the moc
Until its production is
there will not be enot
ger of a Food Shorta
Of twelve most impor
country gained in planted acres
Of this gain the Southern
acres or 57 per cent of the v
Of the individual crops t]
In Wheat.--1,976,000 acre
In Corn-6,582,000 acres,
In Other Food Crops-6,4
of the whole. -
Of the Fall wheat acreag
crease of 3,067,000 acres, of ?
000 acres, or 76 per cent.
But we can do still betteri
Let's back up Our Boys ir
duty to furnish them and our
duty to fight. We are raising t1
to clothe and provide edible f
us raise a big grain crop next s
It can be done. The labo
tively small, and the acre yield
seed, a well prepared seed bed a
Limited Service Men
To Camp Greenleaf
list of' limited service men who are
cajiled to go to Camp G'reenleaf, Ga., on
George Herman Werner, Central.
Ervin smith Griffin. jr., Spartanburg.
Andrew Vincent Hamilton, Eanley.
Clarence L. O'Dell, Easley.
R~alph Boggs Hester, Pickens.
To Reduce Tax Levy
Action is expected to be taken by the
legislative delegation of Pickens county
at an early date to have the county tax
levy reduced. On account of the in
creasedl assessment the present levy
will raise more money than it in thought
.'~ needed. W. E. Findley. mem
e delegation, states that he
eing the levy so as to raise
funds for county expenses,
n of the legislature in con
.,I the county commissioners
~-'e the power to act.
y was redluced last v.a e:.
d a (lIuarter to eight anl a
shall have attained their
not have attained their for
the day set for registration
,r. The only exceptions Ire:
te day set for registration by
d under the terms of the act
der the terms of the public
oved May 20, 1918, whether
3 day for Registration, Sept.
Go to your nearest precinct
E. P. McCRAVEY,
)ard Pickens County, S. C.
airman Soil Improve.
ee, Atlanta, Ga.
t important War Crop.
increased still more
gh to remove the dan
ge from the Front.
tant Food Crops, the entire
tge in 1917 over acreage of
States increased 14,965,000
he South gained:
s, or 56 per cent of the whole.
or 41 per cent of the whole.
07,000 acres, or 37 per cent
e of 1918 there was an in
'hich the South gained 2,332,
1 France. It is no less our
allies food than it is their
als fall an ample cotton crop,
ats and oils for our boys. Let
pring to help feed them.
r requirements are compara
s may be increased with good
nd a liberal application of
inig Sale of Flour
I'nder the new regulat ions promu!
gated1 by the food1 admlinistration re
gardinig t he whea'it conservation pro
gram, effectivce September 1, which
suprsaedes the "50-50" rule and which
pecrmits the use of 80 per cent of wheat
flour to 20 per cent of rubstitutes, the
retail dealer dealing in standard wheat
flour is required to carry in stock either
barley flour, corn meal or corn flour,
and with every sale of wheat flour lie
must sell a combination of some one or
more of these in the proportion of one
poundl of substitutes to each four
p~ounids of wheat flour.
Nodelr ma oc n other sub
sue.andl these substitutes must con
form to the standlardJs fixedl by the food
There are some localities where other
substitutes are available and which re
tiesmy wish to carry in ordrt
mee(t t his situation. The following
Housm.y be sohil ini such comb~lina~tion
ino lieu i f the above na medl Ilour', if the
custono'r so dnmands, on a ratio of one
Ex. Com. Declares
The County Executive Committee met
August 29th, 1918, and officially declar
ed the election, which was held on Aug.
27th, 1918. Tho following candidates
were elected on first ballot: W. Clar
ence Mann, for House of Representa
tives; J. B. Newbery re-elected Pro
bate Judge. The following Magistrates
were elected: Calhoun, P. S. McCol
lum; Cateechee, George R. Campbell;
Central, J. E. Bridges; Easley, J. M.
Jamison; Hurricane, W. S. Gantt; Da
eusville, L. S. Edens; Pickens, A. S.
Porter; Pumpkintown, W. E. Edens, jr.
The following named cand'dates will
run second race for Magistrate: East
atoe township, P. G. Bowie and R. M.
Lusk; Liberty township, J. M. Garrett
and John P. Smith.
For State Senate, Frank E. Alexan
ier and J. H. Earle will run second
-ace. For House of Representatives,
W. E. Findley and J. S. Leopard will be
n second race. For County Supervisor,
[. F. Looper and J. T. McKinney will
be in the recond raco. For County
Commissioners, (two to be elected) W.
r. Bates, Joe A. Finley, J. A. Hendrix
and John F. Lesley, will be in the sec
ond race. For Coroner, W. T. Beasley
and S. E. Mauldin will run second race.
The second primary election will be
held on Tuesday, September 10th, 1918.
The Managers of the first primary elec
tion are requested to act in the same
capacity at second primary election.
Boxes and tickets will be ready for
distribution on Saturday, Septembe'
7th. Respect fully submitted,
N. A. (unisToriEn,
S tM T. SMI'rii, County Chairman.
August 29, 1918.
Official Vote State Candidates
In counting the vote for state candi
dates last week the executive commit.
tee made a slight mistake of counting
the Hlolly Springs box twice and not
counting the Central box. The mistake
was later discovered, but not in time t<
be corrected in the table published it
The Sentinel last week. We therefor(
give the official total vote for each can
The vote for county candidates pub.
lished last week was correct.
For U. S. Senate- Long Tern
Dial------------ - -1293
Bethea . - 131
Cooper - - 1445
Superintenident of Eduicatjin
Rtector . . .. --- - 1095
A ttorneyO GeneralI
-ap .- -1)58
Searson - . .560
Wolfe ~. . . I15;
Co lmissioner1 of A\gricuIltur e,
Commerfl('ce and11 Indutstr1ice
Glarrison . .. . -1071
Morrison....- . 531)
I laiIlroad Com is ISoner
A rnold ...... -......15
McLaughlin -- -271
Vowell -.--------.. 183
flour: Kaflir flour, milo flour, rice flour
oat flour, peanut , flour, bran flour
potato flour, sweet potato flour an
Pure rye flour or meal may be sold
a substitute, but must be sold in pr<
portion of at least two pounds of ry
flour with three punds of wheat hour.
The foregoing rules apply to all em
torn andl exchange transactions as we
as sales of flour to farmers.
Victory mixedl flours, conformineg
standards set by the food audministrai
tion, may be sold withou t the sub~sti
tutes. Yours very ruy
fI'rod A dm~ninis t rat or :': I'ilk e "
o ca$1. Th00.el6mot
Killed By Lightning
Oolenoy.-While mending a roof on
his barn Saturday afternod aboutj; 1
o'clock, Mr. Jesse McGill of Table Rpck
was struck by lightning, knocked from
a partition upon which he was standing
and instantly killed. His neck was
broken. His nephew, Dewey Masters,
who was nearby, was also severely
shocked and knocked unconscious by
the lightning, but has recovered. Mr.
McGill was about sixty years of age
and is survived by several children.
His body was laid to rest at Saluda q
Hill Sunday. -
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Hallum, Mrs.
Bivens and family and Miss Josie Chas
tain spent Sunday at the hospitable
home of Mr. and Mrs, A. C. Sutherland.
W. F. Hendricks went to Camp Jack
son last week to see his son Rudolph
who has been ill in the hospital, but is
Miss Pearl Sutherland entertained a
mountain party from Peters Creek Sat
A play entitled "A Night and a
Day" will be given by young ladies of
the community at the Oolenoy school
house Friday night. The play was got
ten up under the supervision of Mrs.
J. I. Reece, very talented in this line,
and promises to be a treat for those
who attend. Proceeds will go to the
re has been a very notable death
.G''uth Car<.'ina. I compose the fol.
iny' to, its nernory:
l'I Oclnek preached the funeral,
Rsenet ang the hlvn,
l)ial dug the g-irave.
TFhe vt4: put hi, in.
G.uess who iIe y -
The doctors of I'ic.,ns co unty have
offered their s;ervires to t h"et govein
A young man suppose(d ti be a de
serter from the army went into the
home of ,J. W. lIollins last 'Thursday
evening and stole several things. lie
was brought to town and tried before
Esquire Bridges. lie plead guilty and
- was sent to the gang. His case will be
investigated by Federal officers.
F. H. Morgan left last Thursday night
for Charleston, where he went to the
bedside of his brother Carl who was op
erated on at the Navy hospital for ap
pendicitis. A wire from Mr. Morgan
states that his condition is very good.
Carl's many friends wish for him a
We are sorry to report that Mrs. 11.
Ramseur was on the sick list last week.
Miss Christine Clayton, who has been
teaching during the summer in Georgia,
came home last Saturday.
School opens here on T'uesday, Sep
- Visited Their Old Home
Miss Vesta Ashmore returned to her
home in Atlanta last week after a
pleasant visit to friends in Pickens.
Miss Vesta is one of Pickens' former
most puopular young ladies and many
friends here arte always glad to see her.
G;eorge D. t~ureton andl family have
returned to their home in Wyoming
after a visit to relatives in Pickens
county. TPhey made the trip from
Wyoming here in an automobile in two
weeks time and retuirnedl the same way.
Mr. Cureton is a son of Mrs. K. L.
Cureton of P'ickens and his old friends
here are always pleased to greet him.
Miss Nellie Grandy and Charlie Cur.
tis have been visiting in Pickens. They
made the trip here from their home in
.1 amison, Orangeburg county., thru the
country in a car andl were welcome~
visitors at their old home.
IU. D). Stewart, of Washington, D).
C., has been on a visit to his father,
Major J. M. Stewart, in Pickens.
"Duff'," as he is familiarly called by
many friends here, holds a position in
', the treasury department, where lie has
, been sin'e 1 901.
A beau tiful w ~edinig too(k plae at.
e the home of t he bride's parents Sun.
day affternoon, August 25, att :3 o'clock,
when Mr. P'aul Keesler led to the saicred
il altar Miss Mlallie Winchester, second
dlaughter oft Mr. and~i Mrs. A. TP. Win
chester of Sunset, I and one of Little
- tiastatioe'S majo; opular young ladies.
Mr. Kee-h-r is t he. third son of Mr. J.
lE. Kl(~I.. iith SI:aiy (;trove section
anduo ai ' nnr muan o s rdid character
fri.d1. hv theo :nm Re0 v. II. i.
W th . (' a 1 t I i 1:i.. pecrformed
teerr .. Wv.