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ASSOt ~1T"N MEETS
e Pi - tist Association
I' its i., annual session
- the Beaverdam church in An
r n connty August 4 and 5.
pmpily at 10:30 the moderator,
. Burroughs, who was elected
$' close of the ]asp session, call
e .body to order. The attend
was perhaps the largest the
hont1' ever had at the opening.
t-rda* church is the southern
I of the Piedmont Association
not Many " miles. from 'Cedar
*', where .Ithe' $aluda Associa
' thougli the largest body of its
and ;(he one to hold the first
b eaol year, had just closed its
session. it is easy to ,see .that
,neck of the woods" has heard
Baptit men's views.'and 'idea's
" the. past few days as well as
ing gome fried chicken and
accessories in the cause of the
morning session was given to
lress of welcome by the pastor,
4. 1. H. Strickland, of Pelzer, S.
new- pastor who came to us
Georgla. The -response was
all .-the beautiful things Rev.
-anknett, of Easley, another
astor who came to us from
iill,. *ould say. All of which
the'rmeetings off in a good
- on g high plane and many
It thjigs that followed kept
serngn 'was a forceful one
sal. 2.20, by Rev. J. A. An
* Th pe of us who are for
enough to know him and have
* him ,preach can form some
' the..trend of the discuorse
A ing .t it,
r sohit L 7 dandetents tnd a
on on christien education. by
as. A. Jones, the delegates,
and all others were invited
the table to take evidence, a
not to be disputed of the ma
,rosperity of that good coun
h which we were surrounded.
evidence brands the state
. oing the rounds in the news
and claiming to come from
thority at Washington, D. C.,
ne and ilistress in this good
* 'd of ours as utterly false,
foundation and even slan
For .fear I forget it, let me
evidence was in and around
es, and on the job next day,,
were. qu'te a number of vis
m othe -ssdefattons and the
causes were well repre
. E. Burts to tell us of the
aings of the 75 million cam
Dr. W. M. Whitesides from
- tist Hospital at Columbia and
-.* thought it were healing the
3., as one did in the by-gone
n the Gallilean shore; Dr. A.
son, that genial man who for
two years has, been looking
* ose who are so unfortunate
>se their earthlyi parents, tell
t. how a family of 300 gets
-lese (lays of tight money, and
cry time he passes the Maul
,me that gives shelter to
*four children, hie thinks of
at wielded the gavel as mod
of the Piedmont for ten con
e years. Rev. T. J. Watts
* some dots about..how to run
*ay school. Thiis deiibe knows
* kill one but refuses to tell.
rned when a mere boy. 'Dr.
Derieux must tell us over and
*out missions in this state.
* ays love to see him and listen
'nspiring- as well as enlighten
- ress. Well, we Baptists are
t fellow said his sweetheart
could tell her how well he
ter butashe wouldn't stay told.
* eux, Jones, Jamison, Whgite
'3urts and the rest of them
come and tell us over and
* out how to (do the things wve
d ' woultdn"6 Mave stop~ped for
e, and we did aim to do them,
injun,"'but we got busy go
- r the goods of this world and
tyears ago, as a boy, we were.
erdam at the fourth annual
>f the Piedmont and some of
gs that come to our mind
be amiss. Then there were
- hurches in the association.
,re are twenty-seven. Then
3mbers from all the chnrghes
y 180 pupils in Sunday
Last year the reports show
mnty-two- churches report a
s" . hip of 3,532 and 2,422 pu
.106 officers and teachers in
day schools. 'then the twelve
3 reported for pastor's sal
K261.20, current expenses5
4' Last year pastor's salaries
..'rent expenses $18,725.29.
e iclncrease wvas 73 and the
Last year the increase was
Ithe loss 22. We are awvare
nlparisons are smioctimes odli
*Ithat flgnres generally make
-' ding, but it seems that in this
are .the comparisons made with and
intent o.ther than to show that whilk
we as a people are advancing along
most all lines, we have made somn
strides il the religious world as Bap.
tists, that are not to be ashamed of.
The minutes of forty years ago
show that only two ministers then in
the association are now living-D.
W : ' Hiott and F. R. McClanahan
and neither of them were pastors at
that time to any of the churches in
the' bounds of the association nor
are they now.
Only. four names appearing as
delegates from the churches are now
living so far as we know, -and only
one of them was present at this as
sociation, E. M. Stone, of Six and
Twenty. Rev. D. W. Hiott, Rev. F.
R. McClanahan and N. A. Christo
pher are the others.'
Truly we have. no permanent abic
ing place, but seek a city that is to
The officers then were W. B. Sin=
gleton, moderator; John H. Bowen,
clerk,and J. Jameson, tr'easurer. W.
B. Singleton served the next year as
moderator, was re-elected at Six and
Twenty in 1886 and served to 1891.
The last sermon he- preached was at
the dedication of the present house
of worship at Beaverdam twenty
three years ago last May. Text,
"Thou grt Peter and uprn this rock
I will build my house and the gates
of- h'l-:shaj not. prevail against its"
John H. Bowen succeeded him' as
moderator in 1891 and servd as such.
J. Jamison was assistant clerk and'
treasurer from the organization,
1878, to 1883 when he was elected
clerls.;and served to 1903, .ikitl
twenty-five years as an officer, of this
association in' succession. 'Truly
these men fought in a good fight
and,.have,, gope to their: rewhfda..
Nora v''s -their 'fighting ii 'vain,
Though dead they yet speak. The
things they fought for, we as =their
followers, are yet striving, and when
we, like them, pass off the scene, God
will raise up others to continue the
battle, for the warfare must not
cease . until, the victory is vfon /pnd
God =reigns. supreme in all the !a tb.
Adeocipt~d in the memory of all
rho ever attended the Piedmont as
;ociation and especially Beaverdam
:hurch was Rev. George M. Rogers I
n whom God fulfilled his promise by
etting him remain to the good r.ge
f more than four score and who
vent to his reward last October. No
man, as long as his physical ability
allow'd it, was truer to the cause lhe
loved -and especially h)is 'own church.
H. D. S.
LIBERTY CLUB DESIRES GAMES.
Fast Club in. Pickens County Wapta.
Games With Clubs in Piedmont
With the completion of the sched
ale of the Piedmont Textile League
he Liberty club is trying to arrange
lames 'with any clubs throughout the~
Piedmont section which might bE in
.erested, It is desired, if possible,
.o hear from Walhalla, -Westminster,
Ware Shoals, Gray Court, Owings or
>ther clubs with a view of playing
ne or more games.
Batting averages for the Liberty
ylub of the Piedmont Textile Ilcague
Follows: Finney .338; G. Medlock
319; Crane .289; Alexander .264;
seott .259; 0. Medlock .253; Sweet
enburg . 250; R. Medlock .246; Cal
~ert .063; Petit .0'73.
J. B. Gaines, manager of the Lib
3rty club, today made the following
statement in regard to the Piedmont
textile League race:
"Liberty is well satisfied with the
ending of the Piedmont Textile
League. Of course we would have
been better satisfied with first place
but if justice had been given we
wouldl have run closer than we did.
"We finished in third place only
two games behind the winner.
"Liberty evened the games played
with other teams by dividing. We
played Brandon two games, winning
one and losing one, played Duncan
four, losing two and winning two,
two with Piedmont losing one and
winning one, defeating the old rivals
t( Easley three out of four. This
one game that Easley took this sea
son is the first game in several
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* MARTIN & BLYTHE *
* Lawyers. *
* Masonio Temple, Greenville, S. C. *
* Benj. F. Martin. *
* E. M. Blythe. *
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Best .cheviots madIe for workc
shirts, boys rompers, etc., for 18c,
at Bennett Mercantile Co.
Good quality Dress Ginghams, a
few patterns, 11ic and 15c. Bennett
PLAY AT MONTVALE.
The following is the program fo
a home talent play which will b,
given at Montvale schQ4l house or
Friday night, ;August 12th, at 8:0(
o'Jock. The play was recently giv
en at Oolenoy school'housemand we
a great success. They' have received
several invitations to repeat the per
formance at other places. The play
was gotten up at Oolenoy.
Cast of Characters.
Misery Moori-A Hoodoed Coon.
Gideon Blaire-A Millionaire.
Tom Rissle--As slick as a whistle.
Hiram Tutt-An awful nutt. El
Patric'k Ketler-A ticket seller.
Samantha Shade-A poor old.maid.
Rosebud Reece-Her charming
niece. Addie Sutherland..
Paula Ma Leek-A Bolsheviek.
Daisy Ma- tin.
Lula rearl?-A jazz-time girl.
Mandy E roo)ks-A ferocious cook.
Place-A railroad station in Slab
town, S. C.
3tailroad office at Slabtown, S. C.
"A poor. hungry cullard man wiz a
cull'ud wife and nine hungry chilun."
Lulu chants her trouble in jazz-time.
The mysterious Md. Tutt says,
"S-h-h-h, .ipt so loud." .,Misery dons
pd preacher cbat. buit has 'no success
with the turbulent cook. Mr. Blaire,
the multi-millionaire, aged 93, and
his wheel chair. Misery. tells about
i hM'i :hi<k .' " 'ls legular .pro
faned parson of the African Spirit
ualistic church." A jazz-time wed
The next day. The giddy old
maid, Samantha Shade, tries to make
an impression on Tutt. Rosebud
and her college chum arrive on the
train and decide to liven up the
town. Paula arrives with her bomb
on the trail of Mr. Tutt. Misery
tries to collect his $9 from the mil
lionaire. "Some people are always
borrowing trouble." "Yes, and some
are always borrowing $9." Misery
thinks the bomb a baseball. A black
Misery Moon still a hoodoed coon.
"Good-bye, good luck. You ' once
wuz mine but now I know you is a
shine!" Rosa Makes Tutt think she
"When 1 am frantic I creep
Tutt refuses to marry Rosa and
she wins the millionaire.
The hoodoed coon meets with good
luck at last.
On last Sunday morning at ten
o'clock Rev. C. R. White, of Easley,
pronouncedl Miss Minnie Leo Gi
strap, of Easley mill village, and Mr.
William Craf t, of Iva, S. C., as man
and wife. We wish for this couple
a long and pleasant life.
B. M. W.
NAIL. IT ON THE HEAD.
Tha.'s one of the best tests of lum
ber you can make. If it splits in the
'use of the right sized nail, the lum
ber is not first grade and not what
you paid for. If your order calls
for a low grade for rough purposes,
we have .that, too;
Effective July 15th,
1921, Chevrolet Motor
Car prices are:
Model 490 Touring
Model 490 Sedan $1,
Model F. B. (Baby
Model 490 Sedan and
F. B. touring have been
All above prices deliv
For information or de
monstration1 see H. L.
Barr, care Barr Bros,
Easley, 5. C.
MONEY TO LOAN.
On Improved Farmis in Picdens,
Oconee and GreenkvIl counties. City
property, Greenville, Easley and
R. E. BRUCE, Pickens, S. C.
Offie Over Ke ...an,
The increasing popular demand for th
a period of years has given us big volume. C
tire with a capacity of 16,000 tires and 20,000 1
On May 2, we dropped our price to $1
benefits of this big sales volume and this la
standard for years---four plies long stapleI
non-skid tread. The greatest value ever off
Our Cord T
Firestone Cord tires are made exclusiv
gum-dipping each ply of cord gives thicker
with extra thickness where wear is most sev
car against slipping and adds many extra m
Firestone Cord tires are sold
tire history: 30x3., $24.50;
There are Firestone - Dealers
beOur Dollar Days last week
believe, both from our standpoii
tomners. We sold a lot of goods
for new goods coming in.
I We were unable to wait 0o
though we had extra clerks. W
j left and will keep the offers ad
days longer in order that no on
We thank the people for t
we will continue to d'o our best
dise that you want at prices the
inOmon onoanmmn o,-n
a Firestone Standard 30z3 inch tire over
ur Plant No. 2 devoted wholly-to this size
ubes per day cuts costs on every operation.
3.95 passing on to the car owner the full
)or-saving plant. This tire has been our
rubric---extra gum .between plies---heavy
:red car owners. Insist on Firestone.
sly in Plant No. 1. Our proces of double
insulation. The massive axon-skid tread,
re, gives real effectiveness in holding the
lies of service.
t the lowest prices In cord
32x4, $46.30; 34x43, $54.90.
Everywhere to Serve You
LIBERTY, S. C.
were tremendous successes, we
~t and the standboint of our cus
at cost and below to make room
i all our customers Saturday, al
e have some more of the specials
vertised last week open a few
e may be disappointed.
heir patronage and assure you that
to serve you well with merchan
Lt are fair.
SOn &.. C.