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OF THE FOOTHILLS
VOL. 51, NUMBER 9 PICKENS, S. C., JUNE 23, i SUP
"Always in Trouble' is the at
rractive play, a three-act comedy, to
be presented at the graded school
building, by local talent, on Satur
-day night, July 2nd, at 8:00 o'clock.
The girls and boys of this section
.hold an enviable reputation as en
tertainers. From the care which has
been taken in selecting the cast and
from the preparation which is being
made to present this program an ex
traordinary entertainment is expect
-ed. The cast of characters is as fol.
Misery Moon-A Hoodoed Coon.
Gideon Blair-A Millionaire.
Tom Rissle-As Slick as a Whis
tle. Parker Edens.
Hiram Tutt--An Awful Nut. Ry
Patrick Ketler-A Ticket Seller.
Samantha Shade-A Poor Old
Maid. Montine Edens.
Rosebud Reece-Her Charming
Niece. % Addie Sutherland.
Patla Ma Leek-A Bolsheviek.
Lula Pearle-A Jazz-time Girl.
Mandy Brooks-A Frivolous Cook.
Plan now to come. Get better ac
qt ainted with the people and enjoy
the beauties of the most picturesque
section of the county, in the shadows
of the highest mountain points of
our state. The section is proud of
its school building, the best and the
best equipped of any rural school
building in the county. This build
ing, the second of its kind to be erect
ed (one having been destroyed by
fire), stands as an evidence of the
-desire of this people for better ad
vantages, opportunities and develop
ments of its younger generation, an
-encouragement for better citizen.
Again, plan to be here. A great
'pleasure will be yours and ours also.
Miss Annie Roper is attending the
Summer School for Teachers at Fur
man University, of Greenville.
Many friends and acquaintances of
Tr. L. F. Crenshaw, formerly of this
place, but for a number of years a
-resident of Greenville, will be in
terested to learn that he and his
wife have moved to Charleston. He
will be engaged there 'ni the practi:e
of his profession, dentistry.
'Miss Jessie B. Edens is attending
-the Summer School for Teachers at
Mrs. L. M. Rigion, of Easley, is
spending some time with her daugh
-ter. Mrs. T. J. Keith, whose little
son has been dangerously ill.
The people of ths section have
many thnigs to be thankful for be
sides ,the bracing air, the clear pure
water and the b eautiful scene'ry.
Among which, by no means lig-ht~y
considlered,. is our roiad---in dIry
weather, of coure . Then it
good as any ra'l. Thin whe-- p:
rnan La. m -
all miountanin ev-en ui .
s:uceedled iI.nr I ' Wap
leftor.' the oilicer-s arr
SINGING AT. EHLEHE.
The Picr:mis township singing can
vention will meet with Bethlehem
next Sunday afternoon., the 26th, at
2 :00 o'clock. W" have the promise
of some good singers1. Let every
bodIy come andl bring singing books.
W. R. Lewis, See,
GRACE METHODEST CHURCH.
Sunday school I 1):0 . mn. Supt;.,
'i. E. Jones.
Preaching by put >0) 1 :00) a. m.
P~reaching by Rev. .J. Mf. Sfteadmn
andl quarterly c-onltrunce 8:00) p. mn.
Prayer meetm rg Thu rsday, 8 :00
SUES FOR $6,000 DAMAGES.
W. H. Haynes Suing R. A. Alexan.
der-Copy of Complaint.
One of the largest suits for darn.
ages entered in Pickens county in re
cent years was entered in the clerk
of court's office Tuesday by attor
neys for W. H. Haynes, who is suing
Robert A. Alexander for $5,000
damages claimed as a result of tha
alleged shooting of Mr. lIaynes by
Mr. Alexander on June 8. Both
parties live in the Keowee side of the
county and are well known. Mc
Swain & Craig are attorneys for the
plaintiff and the followim is a copy
of the complaint filed:
State of South Carolina.
County of Pickens.
In Court of Common Pleas.
W. H. Haynes, Plaintiff,
Robert A.. Alexander, Defendant.
The plaintiff complaining of the
That the defendant resides ii
Pickens county, South Carolina.
That on or about the eighth day
of June, 1921, in Pickens county,
about two miles north of old Pick
ens, while the plaintiff was quietly
and peaceablyharvesting oats upon
land which he had rented for and
during the year of 1921, the defend.
ant being there for an unlawful pur.
pose, to wit, for the purpose of com
uitting an assault and battery with
intent to kill upon the person of the
plaintiff, did willfully, wantonly, ma
liciously and unlawfully and without
any cause or provocation whatso
ever, did shoot with shotgun the
plaintiff herein, several of the shot
from the gun of the defendant strik
ing the plaintiff on the left side of
the face, left side and left leg; ren
dering the plaintiff sick and sh'ock
ing his nervous system and causinf
him to suffer great mental and bodilj
pain and anguish, and preventin
him from attending to his usual farn
work and general affairs; that on ac
count of the wounds received .bj
this plaintiff from the willful, wantoY
and malicious and unlawful acts of
the defendant, the plaintiff has beer
forced to pay and expend a large
sum of money for medical aid and
That ot account of the willful,
wanton, malicious and unlawful acts
of the defendant, the plaintiff has
been caused to suffer wounded feel.
ings, humiliation, degradation, dis
grace and great mental suffering as
the proximate and natural result of
the assault and battery with intent
to kill upon this plaintiff. by the de
fendant; and that some of the shots
which came from the gun in the
hands of the defendant directed at
this plaintiff are still in the left side
f the olaintiti and will hereafter
2ause the plaintiff continua!. anxiety,
p:iun, iuffering. and humiliation.
'h it byV re2 L' .of .:hie wi fu:.wa .
*:m :ua::'in unlawftul. a.:t a::.!
Mcuen a ' irty. 4
Mrs am' TalrIloviie
Missa Nettfn nd Etta Sword
BriWn1ht laist Surda and
Has(~ t'i wher ofer M vr.san Mr.
I\cutheri Mc'n thepatwek
Mrs. Merto M Queen s wek.h
WC!uet o Mr Ret BiowlderL and
Mr. Garvi M.' e . o.f :'.arly,
.vas the gu'!t )t bMr. a r as
IMPORTANT TO FISHERMEN.
Chief Game Warden Calls Attention
to a Neglected Law.
County game warden Hester has
retelved the following notice- from
Chief Game Warden Richardson,
along with instructions to enforce
the law as it appears below:
All game wardens:
In the pamphlet of Bird, Game and
no.n-Migratory Fish Laws of South
Carolina, published by authority of
W. H. Gibbes, chief game warien of
South Carolina, in April, 1920, there
is a failure to incorporate Act No.
380 of the Acts of 1918, which Act,
in part says:
"There shall be a close time in all
the creeks, streams and inland waters
of the state fro'i the setting of the
sun each Saturday until the rising of
the sun each Wednesday, during
which time all seines, nets or any
plan or device for the stoppage .or
collecting of fish, which obstructs
any portion of any creek, stream or
inland waters other than a dam for
manufacturing purposes, shall be re
moved from said creeks, streams or
inland waters; and, any person or
persons using such seine, net, plan
or device in violation of the provis
ions of this Act shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction thereof before any court
of competent jurisdiction, shall be
"fined in the sum of two hundred dol
lats, one-half of which shall go to
the informer and the other half to
the court in which The case shall be
tried, or be imprisoned for a period
of not less than three nor more than
six months, or both, in the discre
tion of the csurt trying the case.
Nothing herein contained shall ap
ply to fishing with dip nets used by
hand. And wherever any seine, net
or any plan or device for the stop
page or collecting of fish, as above
- stated, shall be used, the chief game
- warden or any warden shall have the
authority, in the name of t'- state,
r to seize and hold said seine, net or
r plan or device for the stoppage or
t collecting of fish, and to use the same
- as evidence for the purpose of con
r victing any person violating the pro.
f visions of this section; and upon con
viction of the person so using said
seine, net or planor device for the
stoppage or collecting of fish, the
same shall be forfeited to the state
and sold, the proceeds of said sale to
be transmitted t:) the credit of the
Gamt. Protectiou Fun). "Approved
th. 12th d.y of February, A. D.
A. A. Richardson,
Chief Game Warden.
IN AND AROUND DACUSVILLE.
The Farmers of this section are
glad to see the showers of rain we
are havine- afte'r such hot. dIry
Mvisses Nm .Y i W,.lVillie D. .Jones,
whi (i'~V hav ~x'> a -inie
Thefrens f itleI 'lanGrm
wh: cure a her hom in Daiu~
w il th sla.ktte par of hMay.' H
death was causedl by an attack of
meaasles. She was a bright childl and
always had a smile for every one3 she
SUNDAY SCHOOL DAY AT.
Tihere will be a Sunday school day
1at Tlahor the first Sundlay in July,
service'; beginning at 10 o'clock a.
rn. Some good Sunday school speak
ers ill be0 presen i; also ai program
by the Su nday .echinol. The public
is erliahlly inivitedl to aLmend the
abve)vie. Pec Id~
LEE G. HOLLEMAN, BANKER,
Prominent Banker of Anderson
Takes Own Life.
Anderson, June 22.-Lee G. Holle
man, for the past thirteen years
president o~f the Peoples Bank, took
his own life shortly after 4 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon when he walk
ed into an unused garage on West
Earle street and tired a 32 calibre
bullet through his head. He was 49
The exact cause of the suicide of
Mr. Holleman, who was a prominent
figure in financial centers of the city
and the state, has not been deter
niined.' A note left to his wife was
not made public by the coroner, who
said that it contained only a few per
sonal directions. Written across the
enlvelop which contained the note
were the words: "Fog my dear wife.
And may the great Gbd take care of
her and help her to forgive me for
all the trouble I am causing."
Directors of the Peoples Bank
were waiting in their chamber for
Mr. Holleman to arrive in order that
a meeting might be held when news
of the suicide reached them. The
directors -announced that the bank
will be closed Thursday out of re
spect to Mr. Holleman. The vice
president of the institution, E. P.
Vandiver, issued a statement it
which he said that the bank abso
lutely is solvent, and that there is no
cause for any who do business with
it to have anxiety in this connectionr.
SIX MILE ITEMS.
There was full attend ane ? at Sun
day school and preaching Sunday
morning. Mr. J. E. Burts, one of
the ministerial students of the acade
my, is to. be congratulated for the
excellent sermon h- preached.
Misses Ressie Kelley and Floride
Prince, of this community are at
tending the summer school at Win
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Garrett and
daughter, Flora, of Norris, visited
some of their relatives here Sunday
Mr. Thomas Dillard, who is work
-ing with the- Southern Railway Com
pany, is visiting his parents.
The following college students are
at home during the vacation: Miss
Ora Prince, C. W. C.; Messrs. Matt
.Dillard, Demorest, Ga.; Clarence
Mann, Carolina University, and Irby
Lei, Furman University.
The new school buil'lig is being
11r. M. A. Evatn. auni daughter,
Lois, Mr. and Mrs. D. P.. Evans, have
gone to North Carolina t> visit Mrs.
Evan's sister who is very ill.
We are all abut to recover from
the crick and sunburned a eks caus
ed by the aeroplane coming to Pick
ens the third of June.
Mrs. -Ettamnae Turbeville, of Dil
lon, S. C., is visiting her~ parent.s, Mr.
and Mrs. Rufus Merck.
SEATTLE VISITORS HERE.
h. have, '. .
nths in hi.
A oer ceriu nuo r:.'
whic s~erlPc - wr
i:. at tha rat of speIhni
ran nto an baicaewihhdbe
p. lacel acr thre rodi -rivrt
whichj wseatig on . w'ihed
obscured inhued drier' a. -w (n i id
rnt inethe abarricab w icl whadbi
fled faos ithe Mroad Jn L.i Thon
leyJ trffeel, as ero w- an andse
r passbld ittl Gr. Prer wre
thowncured the ie. a~ cane idr
nt bsedth whriet u. A wih.> n a
fcvree Cofarit. Mthe or. ,rI Toren
on hd. face cars. bady daag..
i :.w The pat wasC aldt com onr
t) l'iekens and return t'j C!in ton
NEW POSTMASTER HERE.
Mrs. James Kirksey Succeeds J. C.
Jennings at Pickens.
Mrs. James Kirksey has bemn ap
pointed postmistress for Pickens by
President Hrading and assum ed the
duties of the office June 21, succeed
ing My. J. C. Jennings, who resigned
about a month ago. Mrs. Kirksey is
a very pleasant lady and will no
doubt give general satisfaction to
Miss Margaret Aiken is assistant
to the new postmistress. Miss Aiken
is well acquainted and qualified for
hcrduties, having been assistant to
Mr. Jennings for 4omne time and giv
ing perfect satisfaction.
Mr. Jennings was appointed post
master here by President Wilson in
September, 1915, and had served
continuously since that time until
relieved by the new appointee. He
tilled the position to the satisfaction
of all concerned and there never was
a more accommodatihg official than
"Sheriff." Mr. Jennings has not an
nounced hid future plans other than
to say that he is going to take a few
CENTRAL SINGING CONVEN
The Central township singing con
vention meets with Pleasant Hill
church Sunday, .1 une 26. 2:00 p. n.
All lovers of go' music pleade come
and let's sing togeth'r.
C. L McL*"-ar
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE.
The foll.)wing de:ribed property:
One Chandler roadster automobile,
motor No. 85724, license No. 74,932,
Ga., 1921, having been seized June
13th, Ig21, near Easley, S. C., in
Pickens county, for violation Na
tional Prohibition Law. Any per
son making claim for same must file
bond with federal prohibition agent
at Greenville, S. C., within twenty
days from date hereof, or the same
will be declared forfeited to the
3t-11 Federal Prohibition Agent.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Pickens.
Whereas a petition has been filed
with the trustees of Wolf Creek
school district No. 29 in said county
a;:I state, signed by more than one
third of the resident electors anti
nore than one-third of the r'esident
freeholders of the age of twenty
one years of said school school :1i.
trict as shown by the certificate of
the County Auditor for Pickens
county attached to said petition,
praying that the trust !es of said
scLhool district order an election to
determine whether or not coupon
bonds in the sumi of $1,.000. 00 sh-all
be isscued by the said distict for the
purpose of b)uilding an ditional
r)om t>i the pre'. mt S h- 1 buiEing
asaid listr:ict. A~ndl it fute apc
ea ing by ert'.in fl. if th a:~t.
.kdi f P. 'kenr- y -'
'. uch i l.i n nl u ln
have write orpinein n t
Vons"i'':in ol iain
The alollown vote hr->y 'e
and. appoinLe shal:. her. oe hod aidhr
elcio* n: . Ad.'sei o Whnr G. o.
lireazeal e ai J.1.. 1' Wha 1nuire.
B:y ',rd'.- of thr. 8floard of TPru-e
Vvf hf COr, ik sch~bI *lstrict N o.29)
thcis, the 18Mth day of Junce, 10;d1.
A. A. Mann.
C.. C. Thomacu.
Miss Jessie Lae Jennings spent
Tuesday with relatives in Greenville.
Stephen Fontaine, of Brevard, vis
ited friends in Pickens this week.
Mr. Lloyd Cantrell and J. T.
Glaz ner, of Brevard, were business
visitors here Wedne.sday.
Mis Enina Herd has as herweek
end guest Mises Clara and Helen
Barkshat of Greetnville.
Miss Grace Porter, of Clinton,
spent Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. S. Porter.
Prof. J. J. Mc"all, principal of the
high school at Florence, is at home
for the summ-er vacation.
Joe Robinson, who graduated from
the Pickens high school this year, in
taking a course in a Greenville buai
Norman Young, of the Citadel,
Charleston, arrived Thursday to
spend the summer with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Younge.
The young p !oplc of the Sunday
school classes of the Baptist church
are planning an all day picnic for
Friday at Clemson College.
A party consisting of Mr. W. A.
Mathews, Dewitt and (race Mathews,
Alberta, llenric tta and Norman
Younge and E!:u tcce Cameron spent
a few days at Camp Gauly last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Will White and
daughter, EvAyn, of Anderson, and
Mr. John Thornley and daughter,
Melenee, of Clinton, were guests at
the Thornley home here last week.
Those who are going to the Bap
tist Sunday school picnic at Clem.
son College Friday are requested to
meet at the church Friday morning
at 9:00 o'clock.
Mr. M. J. Welborn has returned
from a week's stay in Charleston,
where he visited his son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B.
Looper. He reports a v ry pleasant
)r. J. S. Dill, of Greenville, will
preach at Picken; 13aptist church
Sunday morning at 1L -o'clock. Dr.
Dill was pastor of the Fir.:4t Baptist
:hurch of (lat'ney for :a number of
.eanrs and is now cociinnect Ad with the
LOST-La.t Wedn !:day between
Rceee's Nill and .. S. Porter's resi.
den ce, a th ree -blad c, white-handle~
k-n ife: bi:4 blade broke out.- I
brocug.ht this knife from France and
wout!ld appre-cate I a retu rn. Sher,..
()""' of' thi mco't mt ferostmag pcarts
>f the SentineK thlis weekc as T. fe
* cun i nn.
g a l0 cc. m. 'unday. Com--3~
mon Evr tlod u c ialy n )vit
A. F J i-ko iiast-or.
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'i w' in icn conty and, c
unh .led ii t Musley i~ lede. .
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d :a civertun ccn . I, wa butely
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