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PICKENS, 8. C.
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Entered at Pickens, 8. C. Postofet
Second Class Mai! Matter.
GARY HIOTT, Editor and Mgr.
ARE OUR JUDGES TOO LED
The grand jury of Oconee Count
last wek concluded its presentmer
to Circuit Judge George E. Princ<
pres':ing over the Court of Gener
Sessions, with these remarkabl
"We de--ire to recommend, if w(
may be rit ted to do0 so, that th(
circuit 'ade. ipose more reverc
sentene( ::, Oeenee county for the
infra('t:<:: of the et iminal laws of this
state. t v~ "ec !lv call attentior
to the sentenets of this court at this
term for '; (,:) of prohibition laws
the s ' . - impo:.('d 'n many e s
being hardly sufficient to defray the
costs of arrest, and, in our judgment,
n no case sufticient to make an ex.
am Ie o: the (dender for the deter
rences of <hr.
For a grand jury to tell the p:-(sid
ing judge, in flee't, that his sentenc
es were too light, is a most extraor
dinary and unusual proceeding. Not
having any information as to the
cases referred to or as to what might
he said in support of His Honor's
course, The Piedmont cannot pass
judgment, but right or wrong, the
grand jury of Oconee county un
(lue'stionably has the courage to utter
its convictions boldly.
The grand jury of Oconee is not.
alone in its complaint that the sen
tences of the judges are not severe
The Yorkville Enquirer yesterday
"How are we ever going to get
anywhere enforcing the prohibition
laws by giving offenders sentences
of three months with two months sus
pended during good behavior? The
people made those laws and the peo.
ple want them enforced. If they
really want to stop violations of the
prohibition laws the sentences must
look something like two or three years
without any first offense credit.
Whoever stopped selling liquor be
cause of a sentence anyway?"
W. L. Daniel, one of the leaders
of the Saluda bar, an alumnus and
trustee of Furman University and
brother of Assistant Attorney Gen
eral John M. Daniel of Greenville, in
a vigorous communication to the Co
lumbia State points out that it is
customary for circuit judlges to
charge grand juries long and clearly
upon their duties as custodians of the
public peace to ferret out crime and
present for prosecution in court
those found engagedl in lawlessness.
"But what is the use, if after being
haled into court andl convicted by a
petit jury the effect is practically
nullified by a sentnce that must
often make the criminal positively
laugh?" asks Mr. Daniel. "In the
case of wvhiskey making or whiskey
selling, a small fine can easily be re
couped through a few sales."
The most striking and far-reaching
criticism voiced by Dr. Danisel is thist
"Why should ethis class of offend
ers, undermining morals and provok.
ing morals and provoking more crime
than perhaps any other class, be deali
with lightly and practically assured
that if convicted only a light finet
will be the penalty for the first of.
fense? What is there in the nature
of the case that entitles these whis
key making and whiskey selling of.
fenders ito leniency for the first of.
tense or for any such offense? It is
a premeditated, deliberate act, knows
by such offender to be a crime; and
'they have dloubtless figured out anc
perhaps laid aside from the illega
making and selling of whiske,
enough to pay the -conitemplatec
moniey fine. A chaingang sentenec
would stagger them and be a jol
not only to themselves but to other
of their kind as well."
The logic of that is inescapable
If the illicit liquor maker or sellet
is dealt 'with leniently for the firs
offense, why not deal leniently witl
the burglar, the rapist and the mur
derer for the first offense?
Nor can there be any zdeply to th<
conclusion of Mr. Daniel's arraign
"In a very peculiar and vital sense
our judges are rieponsible for th4
light regard in which the law and th<
courts' are held by many of oui
people; and lit would seem in ordei
for them. to ponder well the practi.
cal suggestion, to sentence to th(
chaingang, igstead of fiining, those
-.' onvicted .of the : aklg ard selhIng
Qf whiskey', Do we moin to stQe
? ~'i~oy nk nad whisk ~ ~ ing2
If so, it is high time the judges
well as the juries were saying so
no uncertain terms. They have t
Power and the discretion to make tl
class of offenders feel the hea
hand of the law. Will they do I
Their sentences constitute their r
p0 ply. Meantime, crime is rampar
while the law abiding, peace lovii
s citizenship is outraged by the m
chinations of this insidious class <
reckless criminals, who count mona
above all else, and ply their trad
apparently without fear of ti
These observations should have th
. careful consideration of not only th
judges but also of the represents
tives of the sovereign people o
South Carolina in the General As
sembly who should at their next ses
Y sion inquire thoroughly into the ad
t ministration of the lawin the court
, of this state.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PAR
ENTS AND GUARDIANS.
According to the compulsory
wchool law, every parent or persor
having charge of a chlid between the
ae- of seven and fourteen inclusive,
mug; report same to the trustees of
their school district on the last Fri
dFi in July, which (late is the 29th.
Failure of any person to do so will
subject them to a fine of ten dollars
or imprisonment on the chain gang
for a period of ten days. Parents
please take notice of this and do
your duty. The trustees will be
found at the different school houses
in the different school districts.
F. V. Clayton,
Supt of Education.
W. O. W. CONVENTION IN NEW
The Sovereign Convention W. O.
W., held in the City of New York,
was the best meeting I have ever at
tended. The financial condition of
the society is in good condition, and
the very brightest prospects for the
future. The uniform rank will re
eeive much encouragement for the
future. Col. Harry Slitter, of Co
lumbia, will have charge of this de
partment. Camps who may be think
hig about putting on the uniform
rank should write Col. Slitter. Gen.
John M. Daniel, of Columbia, was
put on the law committee of the or
der. Some of the most noted men
in our nation are members ofthe W.
0. W. United States Senator Mor
ris Sheppard is our sovereign banker.
Our sovereign commander, W. A.
Fraser, is recognized as one among
of the best insurance men in our
country. Gen. Royster, .of North
Carolina, is chairman of the law com
mittee and one of the brightest men
in our whole nation.
All the members of Woodcraft can
rest assuredl that their interest will
be cared for by this great order.
Mr. M. W. Bobo, of Spartanburg, is
manager of the state of South Caro
lina. Write him for any information
concerning the order.
RICES CREEK ITEMS.
The farmers of this section are
through laying by and they are at
tendling singings, reunions, picnics,
ice cream suppers and are having as
good a time as "hard times" will al
Messrs. Roy McCall and Russell
Breedlove of Six Mile, spent the
wveek-end with friends.
Miss Ella Mao Price, of Anderson,
has been spending a few days with
relatives. She returnedl home Thurs
(lay accompanied by Misses Annie
and Elsie Collins.
Several people atteniled the chli.
dlren' clday at Flat Rock.
Miss Annie Mae Crane, of Liberty,
spent a few days with Miss Early
Mrs. C. G. Gantt was the spend
the-da guest of Mrs. J. p. Gantt
Mr. Fredl Collins is home from
Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes were
te spendthe-day guests of Mr. and
rs. Leo Summerall recently.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gantt, Maste
Frank and little Alvenia visited the
latter s parents Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. GiltrpWe
the spend-the-day guests of relatiee
in Pickens Sunday.
Mrs. Velma Phillips, of Central
spent the week-end with her sister
Mr. Earnest Waldrop.er
The B. Y. P. U. will give a short
program next Sunday night With an
addition of "The B. Y. P. U. Spirit,"
given by somne of the active mem
bers. We wish for all the Parents
to be present.
Thursday a delightful reunion was
held at Mr. J. W. Collins'. He is
the oldest m4n of the section, being
seventy-eight years old. He served
one year and eleven months in the
Hie I~ the father of eighteen chil
as dren, the following being present
in Messrs. V. U., C. C., D. E., E. F.
he Fred and Lester Collins. Mesdames
lis B. P. Powell, A. W. Durham, W. H
ry Ellenburg, E. W. Hunter and Misses
t? Annie, Elsie, Mamie and Nettie Col.
e- lins. Messrs. D. A., Otis Collins and
Lt, Mrs. Ida Miller were absent.
ig There were 64 grand children, 47
a.. great grand children and one great
)f great grand child present.
y The table was bountifully spread
e with good things to eat. It didn't
e look like hard times. They served
ice cold lemonade in the afternoon.
e Such singing! It was hard to beat.
e Moonshine Blues.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
All persons holding claims against
the estate of the late E. R. Thayer
must present the same' duly proven,
on or before the 1st day of August,
1921, or be debarred payment; and
all persons indebted to said estate
must make payment on .or befure
the above date to the undersigned.
J. Frank Thayer,
Julius F. Thayer,
For proof to convict any person of
hunting, fishing or trespassing in
any manner upon the lands of the
undersigned on Keowee river.
W. B. Whitmire.
J. B. Powers.
3t B. H. Powers.
State of South Carolina,
County of Pickens.
Court of Common Pleas.
Mrs. E. E. McHugh, Plaintiff,
Bessie Mauldin, Hattie Davis, Bower
Martin, Adelia M. Martin, William
Martin, Lil Elma Martin, St. Law
rence Martin, Adelia Martin, Andrew 1
Gowan, Oscar Anderson, Toni Mc- I
Gowan, E. Thomas Gowan, W. R.'
(Miles) Burgess, D. M. Chastain,
William Anthony,- Eva Ferguson,
Maria Anthony, Queen Ferguson,
King Anthony, Mamie Searsey,
Joseph Anthony and Henry Anthony,
Summons for relief (complaint not
To the defendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in
this action, which is filed in the of'
fice of the Clerk of Court of Coin-I
mon Pleas for said county, and to
serve a copy of your answer to the
said complaint on the suoscribers at
their offices, Pickens, S. C., within
twenty days after the service hereof,
exclusive of the day of such servce,;'
and if you fail to answer the com
plaint within the time aforesaid, the
plaintiff in this action will apply to
the court for hte relief demanded
in the complaint.
Dated June, A. D. 1921.
Careey & Carey,
To the defanidanits William An
thony, Joseph Anthony and HenryI
Anthony ; -non-residents 'Whose ad
dresses are Ubknown. You are
hereby notified that the summons and
complaint in the above action for-the
partition of real eslate in Pickens.
county in which you claim an inter- ~
est were filed in the office of -Clerk of I
Court of Comhmon Pleas for Pickens I
county, state aforesaid on June -29, I
1921, at -Pickens, S. -C., where you
may obtain copies on application.
3t-i 4Carey & 'Oarey,
Effective July 15th,
1921, Chevrolet Motor I
Car prices ar'e:
Model 490 Thuring
Model 490 Sedan $1~ I
Model I3. 13. ((Baby I
Model 490 Sedan and I
F. B. touring have been
All above' yricearieliv-.~
For information ord
monstration see ~-H. L.
Barr, care ~Barr 'Bros,
Easley, S. C.
' MONtY to' t6A'N.
On Iiproved 'Fagzas "in Pickeijs,
Ocone. anad GCeevill.e outes.' City
Spropetty, CeeevIlle, Euiley~ and4
Se . . 4 Ir4V.S C
OU.. O,.ag K4eRmu.
To make room for our
ends through our stock to clk
One small lot of $12.50 and $:
One small lot of $8.00 and $14
A few Crepe de Chine $25.00
A few $8.00 and $3.50 Ginghai
A few $6.00 and $8.00 Silk Ph
A small lot of White Pique an
One small lot ladies $6.00 and
A few pairs men's Oxfords, i
A few $3.00 a d $4.00 men's
Just received another shipment
New goods coming in every fe'
than a year ago.
Men's $1.50 Union Suits, a ye
Union Suits, now $1.50.
One of the best stocks of hosie:
Womens Lisle Hose that form
from 50c to 75c, now 25c, and
Womens Slik Hose that formerl
Women's Silk Hose that former
9 One lot men's all Linen Collars
Our Stock of Ste
and Wagons is as Go
"The store whe:
Clothing, Shoes, 11
Friday and Saturd2
our store, and we w
Watdh fher our jpa
The IHopkins :Man
1 Wednesdaky and Thui
'lneasure )you for thal
N'otice Ieher~eby 'giveri that we will
nake applibation to- N. A. Christo
~her,- Esq., Judge' of Probate for
'ckens county, in th~istate of South
laroliha, on Saturday, the 20th day
f Auguist, -1921,e adl 11:00 o'clock in
he forenobn,- or as soon thereafter
s said application can be heard, for<
eave to make-final settlement of the
>ersonal' estate- of 13. F. Murphree,
leceased, And obtain discharge as ad
ninistrators of said estate.
-Mi's. $hIzabeth Murkhree,
tEAL BARGAINS FO]
new fall goods which will soon begin
'se out at very low' prices.
15.00 Voile Dresses, to close at ... .
1.00 Voile Dresses, to close ,t
silk Dresses, to close at
I bresses td eloge at.
id Skirts, to close at
d Gaberdine Skirts, to close at half p
$7.00 Oxfords, small sizes only, to el
7.00 to $10.00, to close at, the pair
straw hats, to close at-....-...
of women's medium priced Oxfords
v days, with prices all through our F
ar ago, now 75c. Men's $2.00 Unic
y in the county for men, women an
erly sold at $1.00, now 50c. The 5
a good one.
y sold at $1.50, now only
ly sold at $2.00 to $2.50, now
slightly soiled-- - -
Lple and Fancy Grocerie
od' as Money Can Buy.
re quality in merchandi
[ats and Cents' Furnishing
ry, .Agust 5th 6& t6h wi
ill have some very extra
~wIth theheJLin wil
rsday, Agust 2 & 4.
~ickens, S. C.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.I
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing be
tween the undersigned, E. L. Jones
rnd B. I4. HendrIcks, in the owner-.
ship and management of the general
nerchandise business known as B. L.
rones & Hendricks, Easley R. F. D.
3, has been by mutual consent dis..
iolved, by the said E. L. Jones pur-.
hasing the interest of the said B.
.Hendricks In the said business.
til accounts will be received by E.
L,. Jones and he will pay all indebt..
~dness of said firm.
This the 20th day of a.s., , 1921.
E. L. Jones.
4t B. L. Hendricks.
to arrive, we have some odds and,
--------- -- -- -- -_*8.00
--- --- -- -- -$1.50
------- - ------*- 3.50
ose at, the pair----------1.50
- - -- -- -----.$5.00
- -- -- --$1.00 to $1.60
at. --.43.00, $3.50 and $4.00 pair
tock from 50 to 75 per cent less
in Suits, now $1.00. Men's $3.00
Oc Lisle Hose that formerly sold
----------2 for 25c, ten for $1.00
s, Hardware, Buggies
i R ICKS
3e comes before the
Goods a Specialty
11 be Dollar Days at
ordinary values to
:t weeks paper.
1he at our store
Come in and let him
WOOD YARD FOA PICKENS.
I have opened a wood yard in
Pickens and am prepared to furnish
the people with oak and pine wood
for stove or fireplace and in any
lengths. My yard is at the Pickens
Can also furnish white oak fence
Am still running a public dray
and prepared to do hauling of all
kinds on sbort notice.
I have a complete wood saw outfit
and can go to your house and saw
If Pkon..323. Pcen.