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PICKENS-THE GEM THE OFFICKAL
OF THE FOOTHILLS
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SBCRIPTION $1.50 PER YEAR
Miss Ellen Findley is visiting rela
tives in Easley.
Miss Floy Herd is visiting rela
tives in lonea Path.
Miss Janie Jackson, of Spartan
burg, is visiting Miss Janie Holder.
Mr. and Mrs. I. Cox and daughter,
Frances, are visiting in Washington,
Messrs. Angus and Chester Aiken
are speeding their vacation at Bre
Mrs. Mary Boggs is visiting her
sons, Leon and Paul Boggs, in Sa
lr. Charlie Young. went to At
lanta Sunday wh'2re he has accepted
Joel . Allgood, E5<1., declares that
one ntay court a girl five years and
become uncourted in live minutes.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ferguson and i
children, of Ionea Path, visited rela- I
tives here this week.
Dockie lenderson, of Greer, is
visiting at the home of his uncle, R. i
L. Henderson, in Pickens.
Jordan Reece - left Sunday for t
Quebec, N. C., where he will spend I
the month of August wth relatives.
Martin Young, a student at a busi
q ness college in Charlotte, N. C.,
spent the week-end with his parents.
Misses Mary Frances and Kather- ]
ine Cathcart, of Charleston, are i
guests at the home of Mr. Ben
We are glad to state that Miss Ina f
Boggs, who has been critically ill, is
.considerably improved and is grow- I
ing stronger. C
Byrd Carey, a good scout, return
-ed Monday from a ten-day stay in t
the mountains of Transylvania coun- t
ty. He reports a fine trip. r
Willie McDaniel, who is with the c
Southern Public Utilities Co., at An- v
derson, is spending several days with
You are invited to attend a lawn
party given at the home of Mr. and n
Mrs. Ed. F. Hendricks, Friday, Aug. t
5, 8:30 to 11:30.
Miss Mildred Cox, lure. J. M. Rob
ertson, John Scott and Betty Rob
ertson and Dr. P. E. Woodruff spent
Sunday at Slicken Falls.
Miss Thalie Chastain left Satur
(lay for Lake Mlichigan wvhere she I
wvill visit friends dluring~ the 1remain-- I
der of the summer.r
Mrs. Robert I.evel and chlidren,
Ruth and Irving, of Newberry, spent
the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. is. G. Moore andl children, of
Forest City, N. C., are visiting Mrs.| t
E. F. Alexander andl other relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Cox and Miss Ruby1
Cox, of Austin, Texas, and Miss
Mamie Brookman, of Greer, are
guests at the home of Rev. and Mrs.
F. T. Cox.
Misses .Josie Chastain, Ruth Can
non, Janet Bolt and Margaret Valley
were guests at the summer home of
T. L,. Bivons at Lake Juneluska this'
Mr.el W. W. Wood and son, W. E.
Wood, of Jacksonville, Fla-, and
daughter, Miss Sadie Wood, of -Sta
ten Island, are visiting Mrs. W. W.
Wood at the Old Hickory Inn.
4 number of young people
4h'o il'awn party given at the
home o Mie'and Mrs. T. M. Looper
Stheir home near Pickens Friday'
Mr. nd Mrs. L. C. 'lornley, Mr.~
A ~~ti ~.. C Carey, Misses Frances
Mary Green and her mother, Mrs.
Green, of Greenville, spent a few
days last week at Brown's Hotel.
Miss Ruth Diggs went to Dacus
ville Monday, where she will have
vharge of the summer school there.
Mrs. Hortense Lesesne and little
laughter, Margaret, visited her
>rother, Dr. Ossie Mauldin, in
: re'enville this w-.ek.
Friends of II. .\. 'ownes will rc
'ret to learn that he was earri d to
the City Ilospital in Greenvile
l'uesday morn n, where he under
vent an op) gration for appendicitis.
The Piedmont Baptist Association
vill mncet with lHeaverdamin church,
near Willi:ionton, S. C'., on August
Ith and 5th. Every one is cordially,
nvit 'd to .
ools now as if' the clover business
S goingt to be much largier than last."
There will be anl entertain ment
iven by the Social Sunshine Club at
oncerte school house Saturday
ight, August 6. Admission 1(, and
5 cents. Eve'rybody come. Ice
ream wll be sold.
Rev. L. B. Compton's camp meet
ng convenes at Eliada August 26
ad runs through the 4th of Sep
ember. He sends a cordial invita
ion to all Pickens folks to come.
le has arranged to care for all that
ome free. Let us all go.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Marvin Hutchings,
>f Cincinnati, spent several days last
veek with their parents, Mr. and
Vrs. J. T. Hutchings, in Pickens.
saul Hutchings returned to Cincin
iati with them.
Any one who has subscribed to the
auditorium fund and have not paid,
and you are willing to give your
ervice towards this payment, see
Ion. A. J. Boggs, chairman building
The contractors who are installing
he waterworks and sewerage sys
em in Pickens put a big ditching
achine to work on the streets Mon
ay. A large force of men are also
n he job and work is going for
Some unusual bargains are offered
he. people by a few of the Pickens
merchants this week. A reading of
he advertisements of T. L. Benson
i Co., Folger and Hendricks and the
'ickens Drug Co. will prove this
The annual Bible conference will
onvene second Sunday, the 11th of1
eptember, at 11 a. mn. The speak
rs will be Rev. L. B. Compton, Dr.
t. V. Miller and Uncle Charli2, with;
'rofessor Bolding singing. Dri.
1ucker got his dlates confused and
re had to. miss us this' year. Re
momber the dates and make your
rrangements to attendl. Be much
County Agent T. A. Bowen says
hat the boll wveevil is nowv practic
mIly in all sections of Pickens couumty,
inving found some in the Oolenoy
ection this week. An important
>oll weevil meeting will be held in
Picke~ns and1( Easley on August 13th,
at which time Prof. Conradli, of
Flemison College, will speak. An
nouncement of this meeting will be
found in another column. Be sure
Alr. H. P. Sitton, .Jr., is .opTinig
a F'ord service station in the old1
Carey garage building on Main
street. lie is authorized dlealer in
elckens for F'ord cars and' trucks,
Fordson tractors and all Ford parts.
Mr. Sitton will conduct a real serv
ice station and carry in stock a com
plete line of all part for F'ordl cars,
trucks and, tractors, lie is an ex
perienced man in his line and for
three years.w~as foreman of' the ma-.
chine shop of the Ford Motor Co. of
Dallas, Texas. He is making some
improvements oi'the interior of his
place and j# & few days will b3 able
to supply. all the needs of the public
in his lin. Mo ltpisantv
The County Sunday School Asso
ciation will meet at Cateechee the
11th and 12th of September. More
complete notice will be given later.
The ,normnal music school at Mt.
Carmel opened Monday morning
with a nice attendance. Any one in
teested in music are invited to be
with us. Cone and visit. Us.
Dr. J. II. Gaines, one of Central's
best known citizens, wa at the coun
ty sat'-L Oil busines.' one day last
week. Al r. Gaines is getting uip in
years. btt i.= in . i h h n(pt
that rheumatisn. , in nt s1.'
t roulek in his le-rs-.
The Sentif'fel is indebted in 11r. .\.I
T. Wt inhester, of Sunset. for some
'uriosities in -squa.-hes. Three of
these squashes were rownt togethe'
in one bunch, all well formel, and
two were grown together in anoth.'r
bunch, twins aindl triplets as it were.
This is the first time we ever h'ard
of sciulashes growin's in bunch.'s, but
Volt can't tell what's going to hapnen
Mrs. Fannie Sitton Wyatt died at
her home near Easley Tuesday night.
She was 75 years old. Sometime
ago she fell and fractured her hip
from which she never recovered. I
She is survived by two daughters, I
Mrs. W. E. Bowie and Miss Sue
Wyatt. Funeral services will be
held Wednesday afternoon at 4
o'clock at St. Paul M. E. church of
which she was a devoted member.
VOTED BONDS DOWN.
Voters of Pickens school district
voted down both propositions recent
ly submitted to them and calculated
to improve school conditions here.
The proposition to issue $10,000
wonth of bonds for an addition to the
present school house was voted down
by a good majority, while the pro
position to levy seven additional
mills in the district for school pur
poses was lost by only two votes.
However, another election will be
held at the court house on August
12 to decide whether an addditional
levy of five mills will be placed on
this district. Those in position to
know state that it will be absolutely
necessary to have the additional levy
if the Pickens school is to success
fully meet .the demands vhich will
be made upon it next term. Indi
'cations now are that the five mill
proposition will winl by a large ma-j
"DOCTOR" GRIFFIN STARS.
"Doctor" B. P. Griffin, one of
Piekens' prominent colored citizens,
went to Cheraw last week to repre
sent the Goldlen Stair c'haplter of Pick-1
ens ait the Grandl chapter meeting (If<
the C'olor'ed Eastern Star. lHe had
Ibeent instructedl by his local chapter
to invite the Grand chapter to hold
its next meeting in Pickens. This
the "Doctor" did in fine style and
his audience was swep'lt oIff its feet
by his stately appearance andi mag
nificent oratory, accep)ting the invi
tat ion forthwith. So the next state
meeting of the Eastern Star for col
ored people will be held in Pickens
next July. '
DOUBLE WEDDING AT MID
The fame of .Judge N. A. Chris,
top~her as One wvho can tie matri
monial knots is spreading andl this
wveek he unitedl in the holy b)onds of
matrimony two promniinen t Atlanta
couples. On July 31 the genial
JIudge received a telephone call from
GreenvAille abdut 1 t o'clock at night,
asking if he could issue licenses andl
tie the proper knot for two couples.
The parties wveie unable to obtain
licenses at th9 t hour in Greenville
county, and after they had explained
to~ Mr'. Christopther that they wvere
obliged to be in Atlanta next morn
ing atnd wished to go' wveded he con
sented to help them out. The con
trat'ing parties wvere Mr. Cliff' C.
Hatcher, Jr., andi Miss Elizabeth H.
Loc(hridlge andl Mr. George M. Mc
Kenzie and Miss Frances Ellis, all
of A tlanta. Both couples wvere mar
ried under one ceremony at ~n hour
near mdnig .
The ten adult schools for Picken
county are running now and the re
ports from the t mehers are very en
couraging. Altho the number of ou
schools has been decreased for thi
summer, yet we feel that our enroll
ment will alnost equal that of las
'The Mile ('reek school is tloin
sIplenhlid woi(rk titl nr the m1ana "
mn'U t of Als' Stacey Shirley. Th
school at thi pi:ce i. enrollin
Ne'lle 1rutx, I. ,n is l iii th
work in the !: .t! lull section an
i he )(u i ca r in. i; , li V in ar
(. or: bot
Flat Ilockl, Il! .\l -r . AlOniii (1 Co
Iunbia is teatchin". in . Ambler dis
trict. Ilaeood atnd luhamah or:-an
'e(d August first and all indication
tre that the schoo ls at these place:
.vi1! be as " as :nl in the county
dtho they are lat~1r than the othe
"h ttis in .sa t m . A inch dlistrie'
ms opened a school with Mliss Or,
'riOce as ttacher ii MIr. Richari
lahlums, Jr., is carrying on the u-o1
it Iockv Bottom. MIrs. Nealy ha:
ti class of adult students who mee
t h 'r home in Pickens.
Aliss Wil Lou Gray, the state su
)ervisor of adult schools, will be ii
he county next week and will visi
is many schools as possible. Tl
mnrollment in the different district
s very pleasing, interest is growin
rapidly and conditions bid fair t
make our county commencement th
best yet. Next week the prize lit
will be published.
The teachers of our schools ai
doing excellent work and the peop
of the communities are taking hol
of the work in such an efficient an
thorough way that the county ma
well be proud of them.
What.are you doing to make you
ounty free from illiteracy?
NOTHER OLD SOLDIER HA!
W. A. Fortner died July 30 at th<
tome of his son, J. M. Fortner, o:
=reenville. He was eighty-two yearn
if age and had served four years is
he War Between the States.
Up to about two years ago he had
ived in the Pleasant Grove commun
ty, this county. He probably did
pore than anybody for the early de
eloptment of his community. He
and his wife, Sarah A. Fortner, wh<
lied November 2 of last year, were
among the first members of the
leasant Grove Baptist church, o:
vhich church they were both mem
)ors at the time of their death. He
vas a deacon of this church from it:
>eginning -which was some forty
fie is srvived by .ve childre, A
I.,.1J. M. andt A. fl. as sons, and( \ltrs
-W. Howard andi Mrs. \'. A. liig
Ion ats daughteris.
Tlhe fun eral of' both lie antd hi
rift' wats pre'ac hedM Sunda l~y aflternom~i~
it Pleasant Grove hy R1ev. Fu rmat
ilooret, of Greenville.
:OMPULSORY SCHOOL NOTICES
The compulsory school atu t'ndanc.
aw will be effective in 310ntvalt
chool district No. 50 on and aftei
September 1. All patrons antd pupil
rovern themselves accordingly.
M. D). Chappell,
Chmi. Hoard of TIrustees.
TIhe compulsory school at endanc
aw will be efrective in Ne Tlowvr
cthool dIistrict N6. 55 on antd afte
~S'ptember' 1. All pattrons anud pupil
.overn'J themt~se'lves accordingly.
TV. A. Iendiricks,
G. TI. Flrod,
,J. A. Chastain,
TIhe com pul sorty school attendcanci
liw will become ehlfecti ve in Glass;
'iiiuntain school dstrIict No. 312 oi
Setemi)ber I , I192 I. All concernet
shoulId govern (hemselves accord
G. If. Childs,
Chmi. lBoard of Trustees.
Secondl hand cars for sale.
Chevrolet touring car, -$250.00;
Iaixwell touring car, $200.00;
EFord ton truck $300.00. H. L. Bn
RECALLS DAY WHEN GOSPEL
- Rev. D. W. Hiott, in Response to Ad
- dress of Welcome, Goes Back to
e Time When no Church Supported
a Minister--Names Few Ministers
of That Day.
The following article is taken
from The . nderson 'tribune of Wed
Tabernacle, Cedar Grove, Aug.
I hte eye of many of the older
1 * n brightened (iand their lips
- rd I lov. 1). W. Iliott. who
1" "r4.ed i twent.-livt i churches in
t i - . abida Ial ti .\s5ociation anli is
t- A,-ot mini'4tr in that body fromt
th4 )oi , of se(rvice, '1rew r 9minis
t . il har ene. back to the a.:so
. .n of -10 ye"ars :uro, nanwd"(
a:n o ft the delegat . who attended
. p1. reaclir who pr1eac4'l hel, inl his
re. p anse to the4' :h1r.- of welcome
thi; morntinir at thi 1 lyth sessiont of
t o '='iluda. laptist . sociation. It
n those day; that meni liVe(
4lou:' to (;od :und obettl his comiI
blandi . Rev. lliott .stated. at 1' he nam
ed s411)1. of tlt 0iiist 'rs of those
all of wioim h:1ve gone to their
i'here were no ch(u rche.; th:t sup
p)ort'Id ninist:rs then, he said. The
minis.ters lived from their farms ani
ga;e the gospel free, receiving sad
aries as follows: Little Rive'r, $;00
a year; Williamston, $250 a year for
two Sundays a month; Townvlle,
$200 a year for one Sunday a
month; Shady Grove, $150; Honea
Path, $250; Neals Creek, $200, and,
Barker's Creek, $200.
e Some of the ministers who spent
t their lives of usefulness among An
derson county people were Revs.
Baxter Hays, Scott Murray, R. W.
e Burts, Jule Earle, Mike McGee,
d George Rogers, Woody King and
d others, all of whom were unsupport
ed by their churches.
In speaking of. Rev. Murray, the
r speaker ' stated that this minister
practiced law to earn his livelihood
and filled a pulpit on Sunday in his
effort to advance the cause of the
The response made by Rev. Mr.
Hiott was intensely interesting. In
his mind he has stored the names of I
ministers who labored in the Saluda i
association, the delegates who at
tended the yearly sessions, the t
sacred spot whereon religious ser
vices were held and many other facts
that he has retained during his serv
ice in the association. Ile could i
easily, prepare a series of interest- t
ing articles on ministerial work in <
the association years ago.
Rev. lHiott stated that it has been I
said there are no inducements to of- t
for a young man to enter the minis- y
try these days. "I thank God that i
there are no inducements," he said, a
"for we need higher motives than in
ducements ih dollars and cents to get e
our young men into the ministry." v
Cornmmenting upon the "'poverity"' y
excuse Of some chu rc.hes wheneveri
they are unable 14) mke the im
)pov('eents desired, liev. II iott told !
of ani incident, a few years ago in i
wihapaitent, mel4dicinle agent, made
a proposition to thje churchdl hy which
free song books coul hbe1 sec ured,
Ipovided he he allowed 14o injserta ii
IThe chuiirch r'ead ily accepted the
medicine man 's scheme i and twot
weeks later the books arr ived. Sunt
dlay cameli andit theni a song dlear to
the hearts of every Baptist was an
nounced1. When the congregation
turned to the indexed page this is
what they saw:
''IIark ! the herald angels sing
Hencham's Pills are just the thing,
Always safe an very mild,
TIwo f'or main, and one for child.''
In concelusion Rev. HIiott assured
the peiople of Cedar G rove that .the
Saluda association appireciates ,the
welcomhe that has been accorded, andI
exp~ressedl the belief that the sessions
Iat Cedar Groave woul be one of the
most pleasant in the history of the
I HOLLY SPRINGS CEMETERY.
All those interstedl in the ceme
tc'ry at Holly Springs church wvill
Imeet the first Saturday morning
wvith proper tools ,to clean off the
We are out of the market for but-'
eruntil furter m.te. oge&
MEETING HERE .
We have arranged to- hold two
meetings on August 12 to. discuss
the weevil situation in Pickens
Prof. A. F. Conradi and Mr. N. E.
Winters of Clemson College are to
b here. Professor Conradi is the
best in formed lperson in the state
or rather the South, when it comes
to knowing the weevil.
ir. W1'int rs is as we call him the
IBilly So iny of au-riculture. These
men ni tel! us some)(thing that is
t l'ie lonms court house
Sat irday. uu.\ :ust 1:;, at. 10:30 a. in.,
til at lasley city hall at 3:00 p. im.
I't In ' insit on you coining out,
Wd b'in y.vour neighbor along also. '
\ours very truly,
''. A. Bowen,
RIU-COUNTY PICNIC AT CLEM
SON ON AUGUST 11, 1921.
We have ::ran ed with Anderson,
eonee aml Pick 'ns counties to hold
1 tri-county jienic at the College on
text Thursday. This will be a very
)iolitahle as well as a pleasure trip.
I hop.? to see a very large attend
inee at this picnic. Boys can bring.
Lheir sweethearts and men can bring
thlir wives or others if they wish,
but be sure and bring along a well
lilled basket and some melons.
Yours very truly,
T. A. Bowen,
CLUB BOYS ON CAMPING TRIP.
Pickens County Boys to Enjoy Trip
to River Falls.
County Agent T. A. Bowen has
written the following letter to the
members of the boys clubs in this
county. The letter is self explana
bory and the boys are expecting a
Pickens, S. C., Aug. 2, 1921.
)ear Club Member:
This letter is to advise a you as to
he final arrangeieits for our camp
ng trip to River Flals on August 9.
L'he county trucks are going to carry
is and the time and places for start
ng are as follows:
Pickens, 7 o'clock; Liberty, 8
'clock, and Easley 8:30. All club
Members will be expected to be on
ime at these above places. Each
ne making the trip will be expect
id to carry the following things:
Hnough provisions cooked to do
hem the first day, put in a small box
ell wrapped. This will all be taken
a charge by county agent. Each
ne will also carry a quilt or blanket
nd 25 cents to be turned over to a
onmittee as we pass through Green
ille for the p)urpose of buying pro
isions for second dlay. If conven-/
'ut bring along a tin cup.
We( expeLct to arrive there by din
icr and expect to return home- by.
iht the second day.
I am enelosing a card for each
in' going to sign andI return to me
t once so I can have the arrange
lents madle. In case your parents
r brothers wvish to go, sign their
mmes also. Don't forget to return
Yours for a good time,
T. A. Bowen,
MR. F. E. FARR DEAD.
Mr. F. E. Farr, a wveil known and
highly respected citizen of Easley
dlied at his home last Thursday
morning after an illness of several
months. Mir. Farr was 55 years of
age ar~(d is survived by his wife and
two small children, Edwin and
Grace; three sisters, Miss Nannie
F'arr, Mrs. I'. E. Mauldin gnd Mrs.
Mary J. Ale~abb, of Easleyf and two
brother's, HI. W. Farr, of Pickens
county aind Jerry Farr of Green-.
woodl. Trhe funeral services were
held at the home., conducted by Rev.
.J. A. Anderson and Rev. James Ren
fro and interment took place in the
Easley cemetery. The .burial serv..
ices were in charge of the Woodmen.
Mr. Farr'was a member of the a
Baptist church. This paper
with many others in extending
p~athy to the bereaved( fam'ily.
FOR SALE-At this ofi ''