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THE PICKENS SENTINEL
stab.ished 1871 Vo...me 48 PICKENS, S. C., OCTOBER 3,98
The *A.te vs. Toy Smith, hout
in nk and larceeny. Plead guill
t endeced to thirty days in Stal
State vs. Junius Holden, appeale
from Magistrate court. Appeal dij
missed and judgment of lower coui
put into effect. '
The State vs. W. H.,Johnson, vi(
lation prohibition -law. Tried an
found guilty on first count, senten(
ed to six months on chain gang, fly
months suspended during good bt
The State vs. James Rosamon4
disposing -of property under lien. Nc
The State vs. Perry Nabors, viola
tion of liquor law, was nol prossed
The State vs. Jim Johnson, a-idinj
escape of convict. Sentenced to fou
months on gang or pay a fine of $75
The State vs. Hermon Swaynghan
grand larceny. Guilty. Sentenced ti
18 months on chain gang.
The State vs.'Robert Oliver, solic
iting emigrants. Plead guilty. Sen
tenced to four months on gang oi
pay a fine of $500.
The State vs. Dodge Slor-n an
Jim Chapman. Plead guilty. Sloar
sentenced to six months on gang
Chapman sentenced to six months or
gang with five months suspended
during good behavior.
The State vs. Andy Teretell, vio
lation prohibition law. Plead guilty.
Sentenced to 18 months on chain
gang with 14 months suspended dur.
ig good behavior.
The State vs. Wm. Aiken and Per
ry Aiken, violartion prohibition law.
Plead guilty. Sentenced to 18 months
on gang, 12 months suspended dur
ing good behavior.
REPORT OF RURAL POLICEMEN.
The following report of the Rural
Policemen from June 3d, 1918, to
September 23d, 1918, is very grati
fying. These officers are doing good
work and are to be commanided for
this excellent showing:
Amount Fines Collected $1,570.00
Days on Gang---------- 990
Whiskey seized-------- 20 gals.
Stills destroyed ---------- 5
PRESENTMENT OF THE GRAND
We, the grand jury, beg leave to
make this our final pr'esentment for
the September term of court, 1918:
First, we desire to call to the at
tention of the Clerk of Court, to look
into the matter as to suspended sen
tences, and furnish the Solicitor with
the names of the parties who have
been found guilty of the same offense
the second time.
We wish to pr1sent the names of
John Smith and Butler Reed for vio
lation of the Sunday laws in keeping
their stores open on the Sabbath day.
We also 0uthorize the rural police
to make cases against any other who
hereafter violate this law.
We have sent committees to the
) poor farm and find theinmates well
cared- for and crops good consider
We fiijtthatsthe county offices are
well kept so far :41 w! were able to
We have visited the jail in a body
. and find it in good condition. We
think the report as made by the rep
re:sentative of the Board of Chari
) ties and Corrections has done our
Sheriff a great injustice.
Irregularities in th assessment of
property in Central township has
been called to our attention and 'we
ask the proper authorities to investi
gate this matter.
Complaints have reached us as to
* the contracts for the upkeeping of
the overhead bridges over the South:
ern Railroad, which contracts pro
vide that the county shall bear part
. f this expense. We have referred
this matter to the solicitor, who will
look into the mretter at the next tern,
We have received the report of the
rural police and have examined same
' and find that they have (lone exce
lent ivork, for wvhich we heartily
We recommend that the Highway
Commission suspend work as early
as practicabl@, not liler than Janu
ary 1st, 1919, unless labor condlitions
change for the better.
* We wish to thank His Honor,
Judge Rice, and other court officialh
> for the kindness shown us and beg
leave to be dismised from further
service at this ternm of court.
R. G. Gaines, Foreman.
From Route Three.
'We have been having some cool
weather for the past few days. Garsic
Porter spent the later part of the week
in Rosman N. C. andl lhe reports hur
direds of acres ot fodder frost bitten in
Rev. B. C. Atkins fillehisi r18egulir
appointment at Mvountain ti;rovm Sutur
d(ay and Sundiay and p~reachedi to a larg(
and attentive congregation.
Mr. Edgar Alexander and twvo littlc
') daughters spent the wveek-end at thu
hoeof R. S. Porter. Blue Eyes,
tebr2,a h rsdneo1h
ofiiaig fier kis etl iliA
The grom isa sonofMr SBaco
tion ddutnw At Cenechee3 ndi
Mreld ong eSunday eveing whopo
teibwer 29, at dc the ieccofplihed
toughte Fni Mr. adinrs. Alonzo
Mli noey of the Gap Miilsection
The happy young couple have the
congratulutions of many friends and
the writer is smze that they can never
look any better or 'happier than tney
looked while standling on the floor.
They made such an impression (on the
ofliciatingollicer until he almost forgot
the ceremony. B.
Ginnery at Pickens Oil and Fertilizer
Co.'s plant in full blast. Capacity ?C
*bales per dJay.
ceCnrbtdt inn h a
on Mday, Noebr4 Miss4ce7
an laM~aaano iet n
on CoetLibuedty Loani the Woo arid
onMondaes NembSterland Mande ine
Hndrixl Mattenedn the Librty Lan
guess Mate one of thipae, former
Mr. .. Indix Caryr, nd Jacksoen
spenlst wicenek-aid ithreativels
i er S t ela d~~ d l
Mr. and Mrs. N.J. D. Vtink, oforh
mo:re tha, erete e eiet
of this place, left last week for Cer.
tral, where Mr. Vicker~y takes chairge
ofa aiy art-d in4: a41f Jwek
Regre4 ar ).ad.nalsdsta
Maae io 4f6eX.ninlha e
sind e a oe ththi e
Wichen county her hehaEdnes
mucgod. he ca ou t at i aor
to lose the entire Hiott family.
WOMAN'S LIBERTY LOAN COM.
Mrs. J. P. Carey, Jr., Chairman.
Mrs. B. T. Day, Publicity Chmn.
The work of the County Libert3
L.oan Committee is still going on
This week Central andl Liberty wer<
visited andl organihd( by the chair
man. Miss Pet Chapman was selecte<
ehairmnan of the Liberty committee
Each town'ihip) is to lbe organize<
by school dlistricts. There tyo forty
six districts in the county andl eac
will beC visitedl as~ 'arly as nOSeihin
The ount chirma exectstoa
vii Dcsvle Hurcn, up
kint wn, asttoe nd p obaly oh-y
An unsal trcto nona
the "oiceess peec" isto b use
in te wndow ofpubie bildngs
It hs a essge fr usall
Pikn6 onyi opln ca
book mae upof lippngs etc, o
the ork eingdon in he cunt
for he FurthLibety Lan. fte
I a . rig V
1-'co~ Atim nistr t
Ilea theSpecal Nticecolu n.
ig Liberty Loan
Rally in Pickens.
The Women's Liberty Loan committee
eld a large meeting Saturday night in -
tremendous tent on the court house
quare. There was pledged the great
um of twenty-two thousand, eight hun
red and fifty dollars for the Fourth
Mrs. Jas. P. Carey, Jr. chairman of
he women's committee for Pickens
ounty, presided over the meeting.
Lifter opening prayer by Rev. J. C.
lailey of Liberty, the chairman intro
uced the IHon. M. L. Bonham of Ander
on, whose patriotic remarks were fre
uently applauded. He urged that the
'eople listen not to the German "peace
alk," but be up and doing to bring
Frank Watkins, district chairman of
he Men's Liberty Loan committee was
be next speaker. le reminded his
udience that Pickens county has led
be Piedmont section in previous loans
nd feels sure that she will do as well
i the fourth loan.
The Rev. Mr.jCompton of Asheville
rien came upon the stage. le brought
pplause when he said that the U. S. A.
'ent into the fight at the right ti'me
nd would win at the right time.
The reading "Poppies on the Field of
landers," by Miss Sarah Farmer of
labama, added much to the meeting.
Miss Velma Smith of Easley sang "If
ou can't Enlist Buy a Liberty bond, "
'hile Misp Janet Bolt of Six Mile posed
Lastly, the audience sang the Star
pangled Banner, led by Director Diay
f Atlanta, Ga.
The collection of pledges was handled
y the woman's chairman Mrs. Jas. P.
'arey, Jr. and L. 11. Smith 'with won
It is said that a larger crowd attende i
his meeting than any other pakritik
neeting held in Pickens county since
.he present war bogan.
The chairman has the women of the
:ounty thoroughly organized and the
]rive will be continued with untiring
levival Meetings Draw Crowds
The revival mneetings which have
>een in progress nearly two weeks,
ontinue with increasing interest.
iarge crowds are in attendance at the
riorning, afternoon and evening ser
'ices, many of them coming from a
Rev. I,. 11. Compton of Asheville,
iho is a forceful speaker and an evan
elist well known throughout the sotith
md, has charge of the meetings and
elivered sone powerful sermons which
ave had the effect of spiritually up
fting and elevating those with whon
bey come inl contact.
Rev. Compton is assisted in the
ieetings by Ilev. It. V. Miller of lien
ersonville, N. C., a Bible student
'th an international reputation, and
rho is said to be one of the best in his
ne. Rev. Miller's Bible lectures add
iuch to the meetings andl are very in
tructive. This is his first visit to
ickens, but every one who has lis
mned to his talks hope to have him
ith us again.
Mi-. C. V. D)ay, who has charge of
ie singing, also gives talks to the
ildren, which are interestingly given
ndl much enjoyed by both young and
A movement is on foot to build a
ibernaele and make these meetings an
nnual event. The Sentinel hopes the
fforts of these good p%ople will not be
vain, and that Messrs. Compton,
liller and Day-with others-will make
nnual visits to Pickens for years to
Every one who has not done so
hould avail himself of the opportunity
a hear these great ex pounders of the
Vord, as the meetings are scheiluled to
lose next Sunday night.
Have installed more new gins and
an take care of all the cotton. Pick -
ns Oil and l ertilizer Co.
elephone Company to Increase
Tlhe Southern Bell Telephone and
elegraph Company has petitioned the
ailroad Commission for an increase in
ies affecting certain exchanges in
auth Carolina, also for an increase in
'II charges. The Commission will hold -
hearing to consider the matter at their
rfice at Columbia, S. C'. at 11:00 o'clock
m. WVednesdayv O0toberC 9th, 1918, and~
ouldc he glad to have all intIer'ested
:flrties p reentI. The P icekenas inechauge
a ffectIed by~ this ordek'r and( if any one
ishies to protest to thle ltailroad Comn
is'sion they should he on hand on the