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VOL. 50, NUMBER 49 i ICKEuS, n d in ____RH1191
. ICKENS LOCAL
e ants report an un
Mrs. Stella Hopkins, of Greer, was
a week-end visitor to relatives here.
Sydney Bruce, of Seneca, was in
Messrs. J. P. Carey, Jr., and R. E.
Bruce were in Anderson Tuesday on
Misses Louise and Annie Gravley
were shoppers in Greenville Satur
Robert Alexande r, of Georgia Uni
versity. visited his father, F. E. Alex
ander, last week.
Mrs. J. 1.. 0. Thompson, of Forest
City, N. C., spent last week-end in
- Mr. Jule Durham, of Georgia, is
visiting relatives in this county. le
is a brother of the late L. R. Dur
WI' iJ. Smith, of Pickens, and W.
). Sittoi,. of Easley, spent the first
of this week in North Carolina on
lMJr. and Mrs.-H. A. Nealey had as
their guests Sunday Mir. and irs.
E. H1. Field, of Senieca, and Mir. and
%Irs. 0. It. Cothran, of Greenville.
M1ssrs. A. S. Iorti, Hertran Por
ter and liis (race Porter were call
ed to Rosman \\ednesday on account
of the (iath o .\olr. \ill .leinkins.
1 if 1i ly 'I hiorniley, of (i(der
sunvill . eIujoyed a visit with her par
ents, \l r. and Mrs. 1,. G. Thornley,
the past week-end.
" C. Loyd McCrary, registered op
tometrist, will be at Benson & Co.
stre Friday for the purpose of exam
ining eyes and fitting plasses.
Miss Mary Alexander, of Washing
ton, and Claudie Alexander, of
Greenwood, spent the Easter holidays
with their mother, Mrs. Laura Alex
1). and Mrs. .1. 1.. Valley, Ar. and
M!r-. Sam Craig, i\liss Ella Lewis and
Mr. Ball motored to the mountains
ionday and spent a very pleasant
Mr. and Mrs. .J. W. Alexander mo
to:( to North Carolina last week.
i .,y made a pleasant visit to Hen
e(trsonville, Asheville, Brevard and
The canary which Dr. Cureton has
had at the Pickens Drug Store for
the past two weeks to be given to the'
person who received the ticket bear
ing the lucky number, was presented
to Dr. Woodruff Saturday night. The
bird was given to Miss Mildred Cox.
The Fort Prince George Chapter
D. A. R. wvill meet on Friday after
noon, April 1, at the home of Mr. A.
S L. Johnson in Liberty. Gen. Francis
Marion and Rebecca Mottoe will be*
the subjects of studIy. Let every
member be present.
USE DAVIS P
You can Paint y(
less than half what i
Let us figure with you
The closing exercises of the Leil
liardt school will be held on Thur:
day, April 7, beginning at 8 o'cloclk
Music will be furnished by the Ita
good concert band of Glenwood.
Miss Kathleen Harris returned ti
her home in Baltimore last we: k afte
a very pleasant visit of severa
months to her grandparents, Mr. an(
Mrs. H. B. Hendricks.
Benson & Co. have acquired ti
'exclusive agency for Styleplus cloth.
ing in Pickens. This is a nationally
known and guaranteed brand 01
men's and boys' clothing ani is sole
only at high class stores.
Miss Edna Earle, of Ii iit:svi.le
was at home a few day> la-t week ei
route to Winthrop (olh-::( to atten(
a meeting of the ins.n diemionstra
tors of the state wilt, it hesing Iil(
there this week.
I'r. . P.:I Ca . .1r., and littl'
daughter. Katherint. returtned froni
Atlanta Ve deshiy. They were ac
conlpanied by h:-r- mother, 1rs. J. 1,
Robinson, wh-Io i ha.. been visiting foi
some time in that city.
31iss .\larii Iliot , of Easley, wa:
in town for a while F'riday. She wa:
accompanied by i liss Mary Tolar, o1
Anderson College, who was the gues
of :l iss H iott in Easley during th<
Mr. Malahon Ilall, a recruit in ihr
naval forces stationed at Norfork
Va., is registered at the Old llickor.N
Inn this week. Mr v. H1all must likt
the quiet life in this towin as he spe nl
his Ia t furlough in December here.
''h( oiliia vote for Probate Judg
as taiulited by the coumissioners il
clhetio t I ic kens last 'Ih 11 sday is
as follows: (lwistopher, 313; Cox
290; )ay, 303; Iludson, 187; Porter
1.1 .\Ni. N. A. Christopher, wh<
was elected will assume the duties o
the office as soon as his cmmission i
received and bond arranged, whiel
will probably be next week.
A beautiful Easter service wa
held at Grace church on Sunda:
morning. The church was exquisite
in its Easter dress of pure whit(
flowers, with masses of ferns and be
gonias; the music was except.ionialllb
good, and the congregation enioye<
a 1plendid talk by a young divinit.
student. from Wolford College, ir
The Central Drug Company, of
Central, S. C., takes great pleasur<
in announcing to the people of Cen
tral, Cateechee and Norris and it:
surroundings that they have secures
G. T. Hudson to locate here in Cen
tral. We can fully recommend hin
from a melical college of Virginia
We will appreciate the support tha'
our friends and customers wvill givi
Central Drug Company,
.P. L. Ezell, Prop.
You get the best at this drug stor<
when your prescriptions are left witi
us. You can feel safe and sure then
wvill be filled by a graduate and Ii
Another shipment of spring Coa
Suits, Sport Coats and dresses to ar
rive this week, showing the season'
best styles. Folger & Hendricks. 1
>ur house for half or
Scost you last year. I
[ and Turpentine.
IS Prop. Pces .C
PICKENS' BRIGHT OUTLOOK.
Waterworks and Sewerage System t(
With recovery from the busines:
depression which is expected soon
and resumption of "business at
I usual," the outlook for the growth 0
Pickens in a material way is th<
brightest in the town's history.
With new good roads radiating ir
every direction from town, with th<
new highway across the mountain:
into North Carolina opening pll new
trade territory, with a god system of
waterworks and sewerage, and th<
probability of the Southern Powe
om)an~y r inning anI electrit line ti
I'p!n'Us and f'ur1 nishing t wenty-foul
hour eurrent, it is io wonder tih
people of the town are facing the
future with optimism~ atnd f eliny
It"4oD1 over the pr spe'cts before it.
1; 1i; now\1, perrl.apnr, Pickens' citi.
inlle m r inlterested inl the ini
taillationr ref \Vwater works amid sew.
erae 'sstemia than .any other u1' )li
- ork, and a majority of the peopl
seem to think that work on the in
- stalla'.ion of these systems should be
piln at lnce'. It will be 'eluemlbere(
that in October, 1919, the Picken:
Vot . is Voted unanimously in favor of
the town issuing $35,000 worth f0
bonds for a waterworks system am
$20,100o for a sewerage system. 'Th
honds were sold shortly after th
election amd the money has been it
local banks sinc: that time. Interesi
an the money has ('(umtulflLlated tiiti
the town now has in hand ahoul
$0.000 'with which to put in the sys
(wing to the hiph price of nateria
ani labor a yea' :o. it was Ihoughi
adh i.:ahle not to attempt the work 0
)utting in water work.s and sewe iragt
at that time with th amount O
1oney in hand, and time has j usti
lied the judgment.
:lost (t the citizens new think i
is time to bee-in the' worwk an.1 tha
the money now in hand will put th
icolvelliences over th' greater portie
i of town and not only add to th
healthfulness of the place but mak
it at more attractive place in man
Indications are thjt immediatel;
after the approaching municipal elct
tion definit:e steps will be taken to
- ward installing the systems which
will' mean ' renewed activity and th<
beginning of the greatest growth it
the histol-y of Pickens.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CRED.
All persons holding claims agains1
the "estate of the late W. M. Strick
land must present the same, dulb
proven, on or before the 1st (lay o:
May, 1921, or be debarred payment
I and all persons indebted to said es.
tate must make payment on or be.
fore the above (late to the under.
Mrs. Corrie Strickland,
4t Central, S. C.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CRED,
All persons holding claims againsi
the estate of the late Elisha Alexan
der' must present the same, dula
proven, on or before the 15th (lay o:
April, 1921, or be debarred payment
-1a(1 nll persons indebted to saidl es.
tate must make payment on or he
fore the above date to
R. A. Alexander,
4t49 R. F. D., Central, S. C
COTTON SEED GRADING.
I will grade cotton seed Wednes,
(lay and Thursday, April 6 and,, 7, al
Folger & Hendricks' store at Pick
ens. Will grade at ten cents a bushe
through. Will also gradle at sam<
place Wednesday, April 13. Thi:
wvill be last (lay I wvill gradl~e thi:
2t ' E. E. Lusk.
HEMSTITCHING and picoting at.
tachment works -on any sewving ma
chine, easily adjusted. Price $2.50
with full instructions. Gem Neev'lty
Co., Box 1031, Corpus Christi, 'Texas,
IWe have' oin hand 50 tons itrate
of soda, I 8 1-4 per ('enlt amme'ia, in
ev'en we ight bags; 50 tons 7 per cent
c'ottoni se'ed meal ;, 50 tons 16 tier cent
acidI; 25 tomns loose hulls. .For casl
only or in exchange for good sound
c'otton st'ed. Prices right. J. D,
110o(der & Soin, Pickens. 51
The Walirop renion will beheid
this year on April 17? at the home of
W. D. Waldrop. near the rock querry.
IWCREASED TELEPHONE RATES
Telephone subscribers at Easley
and Pickens ar- considerably wrought
up over the increase in telephone
rates to be put into effect April 1
and many are threatening to have
their telphones taken out. Regular
telephone rates will be advanced
about twenty per cent for purely
local service and there will be no t
Easley and Cr !eiville service from
Pickens or Pickens and (;rei- ille
service from Easley, as heretofore.
Each call from Pickens to lEasley or 1
from Easley to Pickens will cost ten
cents -and from IPickens to ( reenv 1
will cost twenty-live cents in :phii
tion to the reg'ulai phone rem.
\ Pickens and Iasley are "
elosely idenltilh-dl atnd muc1 h hn'im.
i insacted o\-er the i Ilepjni
there is c(otbt~ir:l11eb 4omiplaint tiotl
th~e r( 2LilI :etl ' t I4PI \ 4e the( I\ We
towns beii; 1iiScont4nuedl aitl -m
tra t:a of tn ents f'or each call
We have .jtst ie:rioll that prac
- ticat!Iy every telephone sub:scriber in
-EasiIey has agreetl to discontinue
I telelhione's April 1.
WILLIAM AUGMAN JENKINS.
Williiat Aug man .1enkins was born
.Jain. 1871, at Sandy Flat, Greenville
county, and departed this life March
I 22nd, 1921, at his home in Rosnan,
N. C. Ilis death is a source of sad
iness not only to his family hut to
his miany friends tihrotuhoutt this
About lilt teen yemrs agiro he was
ntmrriedi to .\li> .\lar S .-a nmt:t o f
.\nderson co utyi v. aml to this unie
beinge urvivedr by'; r h I) wif<- -u i -ie
l4ic I -ti iV('(l I ) Ilia \vite :1 14 chlil
ren, he leav". e bhind hi- father
Somtie tn) bac. his ii mother :un4 twe
iste ' } reded him to the tr-v .
t Ihey were b huriel ;i I'aort. lati
t })el. a f\ il ilh t Irth 1 I 1 k4I-. ;fIi..
I . .1 enkin was laid to Ir( t
i side 1("1th(e.
e About two years after his 1ar~riage
e to 1liss Spearnin, he purchased a
l farm near Rosiani, N. (., at which
place he Ived aad )eared his family
Suntil he was sumlioned into th l great
- When a v'e'y young mtan he tinited
1. with the Methodist church at Porter's
Chappel and remained a mtember uin
I til his death. It can he well said of
hit that h-2 was a lvv\ottel tat her and
husband. a citixeli whose example we
aill can utford to follov, an( a'conse
Ilie was brought to the home of
his brother-in-law, .\1t. A. S. Porte-,
of Pickens, and Was buried the fol
lowing day, March 26th by the
Masons of Pickens. The religious
services were conducted by Rev. C.
R. Abercrombie, one of his old school
State of South Carolina,
I County of Pickens.
In Court of Commnon Pleas.
Sullivan Hardware Company, Plain
tiffs, vs Joe Cranec, dlefendatnt.
Int pursuance to a dlecretal Order
miadle in the above stated case by his
HIIonior Judlge Geo. E. Prince, dlated
IMarch 2, 1921, I will sell to the
higrhest bidder, sales (lay in April,
1921, the same beinig April 4th, 1921,
(luring the legal hours for stales at
Pickeiis, court house, South Caro
lina, the following dlescribedh pr'op
etty, to wit;
Onie nine horse powecr stationary
Hetrcules kerosenae engine with 20x8
F. Pulley; one fourteen inch new
Williams corn mill, 3 by 8 inch pul1
ley, and 35 feet andl six inch carb)ont
Terms cash. Should purchaser fail
to comply wvith the terms of ra! in
reasonable time the same will be~ re
sold att the risk and expense of the!
The above described property can
be seen at Joe Cratie's at Nortris, S. C. I
0. 5. Stewart,
Clerk of Court of Common leas.
March 15th, 1921. td
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CRED..
All persons holding (claimis against
t;he estate of the late N. l'. Strick
latid must present the same, duly
proven, on or before the 1st day of
May, 1921, or he debarred payment;
andi~ all per'sons Iindl'bled to said es
tate must mia~e patymient on 0or b)
fore the above (late to the undeIr
Mrs. Corrie Strickln,
ORATORICAL AND ATHLETIC
Schools Will Hold Contests April tIl
8 and 9.
The Pickens County Athletic and A
D ratorical Association will hold it 7,
annual contests Friday and Saturday, t\
April 8 and 9, the boys and girls ora b
;orical contests taking place at Nor- t
-is Friday at 8:00 p. In. The traek I11
neet will be held at Clemson Col- I,
( de Saturday morning, begintaning at t.
l0:00 o'clock. Please note the fol- h
To be eligible a school must send (
it to E. 11. Ilallnai, secretary, L.ib- n
raty. S. C., the entrane fee of $5.0( t
.t1 ihI names of all entries on or
T10'esdhiy. Ay pril 5, h
0 Ir lts and rigulations will be I
:! those of the Stat A th-1)
Iritorical .\s oeiat ion. Iil
I ay send to the track '
- '- r than live men and
'!tni two\"l inl e"ach eve(nt. a:
' aIi aol girl may e-ntei
the 11 [1r I ;.. con oests.
-'ah I-haai nall have at least one
e)resentati\'"e In both athletic and,
oratoriical c- n: - t.
To Im' eliiblet a puplil must be a
athn fide high -a hoo student, taking
at I 'ast foaur subI jectsa mo anaiaking a '
passing grade in at lea-t three such 1
The order 'f' events in the track t
lleet will h':
-100II yard dash.
ltunninig high jupll).
hlalf mile rtn. g
2211 yard dalashI.
1.1"4 yard low hurdle.
sl t in browl .iumpj.I
Untt yard run11.I
.. 1B. llallmmui, S.
Ar. .1. WV. .lulian has been up
pointed rural polite for Pickens'
county by (ov. It. A. Cooper. Last
\'elk aIr. .J11lian received hi ( l
mission as rural police for P ickens
county. Mr. 1 Julian has had expert -+
ene(e ras an) oIlicer' for abou11t seven
y'l'e ais and eve he has been chief of police
for Central foar more than two years
and has made nt 1 excellent officer of'
the latw. Ve are sorry to lose Air.
Iuliho as chief' police, but. we do not
believe anly othe r manl in Pickens
Louty woulh have had as near the b
u naiinimaus endorsement as a'r. Jul- *,
in has for r'ural police inl this .see
Lian Of t t' county where he will do
the most of his work, for he has made t
many frilnds since he came to Cenl- f
Lral. Ile has lost no time since he A
received his commission for he has f
itlready sent up several cases. Mr. t
Julian says he will appreciate the co- -h
operation of the people in helping
him enforce the law. A telephone C
eall or' a letter prioperly signed wvill ,
'et him. Hie says if you need him f,
not to hesitate to call on him, (lay k
ar night. C
Capt. .J. H1. Rowland wvho has been y
Lonfinedl to his bed'for some time is y.
Dut. again. His many friends rejoice x
)i'. .J. D). Beariden, who has been I
oui the sick list for several days, is f
able to be up again, wvhich is a (Ie
light to all qf his friendcst h
Alr's. H. E. Seaborn, wvho has been
in Gr'eenville for several weeks, came
home last Fridlay, she andI her' little
F"OUND---Auto) licenis No. C-4841 Ip
iear Pickens. For infIor'mation ap.
p -at Sen tineal office,.
Fresh 'shipment l iylers candies~ t
just in. If you want the best in' h
:and(ie's we have it. Pickens Drug C
Do not forget, our regular Satur
lay candy sale. Buy your candlies at
bout half price. Pickens Drug Co.
We carry 38 dliffer'ent kindls of faco
)owdeir. Come in and look them
aver andl if we (10 not cai-ry youi' kind
ye wvill gliadly get it for you. Pick-s
msa Driug Company. -
A highly irnportant
rneeting of the patrons
f the Pickens school' k
will be held in the court al
'iouse. next Tuesday
night, beginning at 8:30
~iclock. Every patr6n i'
aarnestly urged to be"
LIBERTY LOCAL NEWS.
Mrs. J. C. Hunter was hostess to
le Keowee chapter United Daugh
r., of the Confederacy on Friday
-ternoon. The vice president, Mrs.
L. Johnson, presided. Poems by
iml'o(I and Paul Hamilton Hayne,
\o South Carolina poets, were read
v Mesdames W. M. Long and Bessie
Smith. An interesting paper,
istorie Interest of Charleston, was
cad by ' rs. J. F. Bannister. Ice
ream anl cake was served by the
ostesus at the close of the progran.
\liss Marie Smith, student at
ueeun' ('ollege, was with her
lother, Mis. Iluesie (;. Smith, for
he P;as:ter hobways .
liss' 1i ub at J.oohniu :.\ttaway
ad a' t heir 2(-1". t on Stania1v, Rtalph
Ira.:(, I I \\'olordI Coulh e-e, 1';dd
(, 1('un 1':1 Al s Martaae1"(t .101hn
Llt : tL ena .\t taway, (If Gl'ee -
ii i "' \'elma I illespie, of (G. \V. (.,
n~l ('attte ine .ll~ahlox, of (;reenville,
pt'L .h I wac e. ek-0n(1 at the hore of
1t. a nd +irs. I-'rank Gi l(;lespi('.
.Ar. anl htrs. Ea rl'e Ale wine and
so I t ;il shinghters, of Taylors, vis
dI \lr . .\I(ewme's parents, ,Mr. and
I's. John l'. Smith, Sunday.
,l iss 1:thel 11ush, studentt a Hessie
it (ollege, 1"orsyth, Ga., spent the
aster holi(ays at home.
Mr. and Mrs. RZ. W. Mason and lit
e daughter, Sara I, visited their
arents, Rev. and Mrs. E. W. Mason.
i l r. and 1rs. R. H. Chandler and
children and lr. and irs. Eu
iI I'l 1(1(1, of Pelzer, spent Sunday
i ih Mrs. Dlora lRobilnson.
EIiz.abe th ani Tom Love, of Gas
inia. N. ('., were week-end visitors
t the hmne( .l' their aunt, airs. .l. N.
\i-s Iaurai IlIum st.udent. at
jttent' I oll-tee, was at home for
he E-a ter holidays.
M r.. I 'ran 11 'aim r, o f (reenville,
.:w te at'rae tl ( vu of M1rs. J.'..
In Ith aftermon of the beautiful
I'atrtt'r Sunday, March 27th, 1921,
loim HIarvey lHorrotughs passed away
after an illness of several months.
lie logILed to stay with his wife and
hihren, han ving undergone two oper
di( ns, bti . when he saw that he could
lot stay lie was submissive to God's
gill and hore his sull'ering without a
iiurmlur, heing able to greet his loved
11' s anid friends with a smile even
lie was the son of the late James
1. an(1 Martht Ilorroughs and was
ornt'l anid reared inl the I'raters Creek
?ction o1 this county, being forty
ve years old when he passed away.
e is the seventh of fifteen children
be buried with their parents in-the
imily cemetery near the old home.
bout three years ago he moved his
rugily to Liberty, and during this
me they have made many friends
He was at member of the Praters
reek( Baptist church. Besides his
'ife wvho was Miss Zora Smith, and
:ur small11 children, he leaves the fol..
'wing brothers and sisters: Frank,
laude and Ralph; Mrs. Sam Boggs,
irs. T. R. O'Dell, Mrs. Norman
oggs, Mrs. Fred Eskew and Mrs.
mt). Holt. A fter a short funeral
Irvice at the home by Rev. E. W.
lason the biody wats carried to the
tinily cemetery atnd laid away by
le sidle of his little son who preceded
im) someW few years.
DEATH OF MR. FERGUSON.
A fter a life of seventy-four years,
ractically all of which was spent in
ickens county, Mr. V. A. Ferguson
ied at his home in Central on Tues
ay, 1March 22. is body was laid
> rest by the side0 of the grave of
is first wvife at Bethlehem church
emetery, the (lay following his
oath, aifter fulner'al services conduct
dI by Rev. C. Rt. Abercrombie in the
resence'( of a large concurse of sor
Mr. Ferguson was twice married.
[is first wife, wvho was a Miss Ellis,
f thuis county, died many years ago.
[is se(ond( wife, who was a Miss
agsdaile, of this county, and the
llowinig childr~en sur'vive him : Mrs.
en I [older, of Pick(ens; Mrs. Tonm
reeman, of nlea)r Pickenls; Mrs. C.
.LIewis, of Pra ters; Charlie, of
05ar Ickens, and( Frank, of this
Mr. Ferguson was 0110 of the best
'Jown 1)10n of the county and a
l'endid( citi'zen of jovial disposition.
e will bo gre'atly missed.
Dr'. J1. L. Valley is anlnounlced by
iends as a candidate for Commis
oner of Public Works for the Towvn
Pickens in the approaching muni..