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PICKENS-."THE OEM.TEOFII
- 0O THE FOOTHILLS PPRO IK
VOLUME 51-NUMBER 49. -PICKENS, S. C., MARCH 301922
SHORT ITEMS OF
LOCAL INTERES'
Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Welborn o
naear Pickens spent Sunday with thei
parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wel
born.
There will be an enteihinment a
Twelve Mile school house on Frida:
night April 7th. Everybody is cor
dially invited.
Mr. B. P. Kelly has recently fixe<
his ecrn mill in extra good conditioi
and is ready to serve his customer:
in the future.
There will be a play "The Cabbago
Hill School" at Long Branch schoo
honse March 31st, beginning at 8:0(
o'clock. Admission 10 and 15 cents
Two per cent more penalty will b4
added to state and county taxes nd
paid before April 1, making a tota
penalty of five per cent on taxes pais
during April.
Oconee county -has organized :
baseball league composed of teams it
Seneca, Westminster, Walhalla ani
Newry. Sydney Bruce is manager ,o
the Seneca team.
Mr. 0. L. Cla*yton was called lasi
"Thursday to the bedside of his father
Mr. J. H. Clayton of Liberty, whc
was seriously ill and died Sunday
Mr. Clayton has the -sympathy of hi
Many friends in Pic.kens in the lose
Of :his father.
-Roscoe Harris, son of John F. Har.
ris, formerly of Pidhens, but now liv.
ing:at Cusetta, Ga., was happily. mar.
ried to Miss Bettie Worthen of Beuna
Vista, Ga., March 12. May happiness
aUeMd them thru life.
Slnmediately after a rehearsel ol
Cox-Woodruff wedding last Tues.
da .ight the bridal party and a few
friebde were informaUy entertained
at the beautiful new home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ueaiah Cox, parenti of f.he bride.
to-be. Delightful refreshments were
served.
The Piekens Mill band will give a
play at the Twelve Mile school house
Friday night, March 31. The name ol
the play is "Always In Trouble," aud
it starts with a laugh and ends in a
rcar and when it's all over you wish
there was more. The band boys will
furnish inusic throughout the evening,
AU'. W. E. Stephens, who was in
town last week, stated that he has
not fully decided to run for supervisor
t.his year, but is considering it. It is
known that he is being urged by
friends to run. Supervisior McKinney
will offer for relection.
A dispatch from Washington state's
that the starding of the candidate.
from whom a postmlaster for Easley
will soon oc seleected is as follows:
Present ostmaster Arthur G. King,
86:40; f~am L. Robinson, 77. J. Ed
Folger, 72.40. The first twvo metioned
are Dernocrats, wvhile the third is ol
Rep~ublican faith.
The Blieridge Blaptist' Minister.
Conference will meet in the hotel al
Central, S. C. April 3 at 10:00 a. mn
Br~o. Andrews of Westminster, and
Bro. Willis of Seneca wvill address th<
conference. All ministers are urget
to be prlesent.
E. M'. Bolding,
.* Secretary.
The Sentinel along wvithI hundred
* of other friends of Rev. F. T1. Cox o
Pickens dleply sympathize with b'in
in the loss of his sister Mrs. Donni
Quillen who died. in a G:;eenvill
hospital Mondlay night of pneumoni
followving an operation. She was 3
years of age and the wife of Rober
Quillen, wvriter -and paragrapher c
national note, of Fountain Inn. Shi
is survivedl by her husbaii,'mothe
twc brothers and three sis'ter's.
Since e'operative' cotton mnarketin
n ceotings havn been held( in Picker
cosuntyv theo farmers are taking coi
sidcrable in'terest in this plan. On<
the people understand the cooperatis
system they wvill Practically all g
into it, as it is the only system cv<
yet decvisedl by which the prodlucer wvi
in any wvay be able to set his on
price on the pr1oducts he raises. Se,
eral hundred bales were signed upi
COX-WOODRUFF WEDDING
An unusually interesting ind beau
tiful wedding took place in the Grace
M. E. church at Pickens last Wed
nesday afternoon at five o'clock when
Miss Mildred Cox became the wife of
Dr. Paden E. Woodruff.
The church presented a lovely
scene, the color scheme of green and
white predominating in the decora
tions with quantities of gorgeous
spring flowers. The background was
ivy trellaces surmounted by burning
I white tapers and lovely palms inter
spcrsed.
Previous to the ceremony several
musical selections were rendered by
Mrs. Vani Clayton, pianist, accom
panied by Mrs. John C. Care y, Mrs.
E rnest Folger and Mr. James Gantt,
violinists. Dr. Victor Wall sang
swectly, "Believe Me If All Those
Endearing Young Charms," and(l dur
ing the ceremony "To A Wild Rose"
was played softly by, Mrs. Carey.
The attendants at this beautiful
wedding entered singly to the strains
of Lohengrin. First the udhers, Mr.
Casey Porter and Mr. A. .3. Boggs,
Jr., came down opposite aisles, follow
ed 'by *Mr. Frank Armstrong zand Dr.
J. L. Aiken. Then came the bride
maids, Miss Mary Morris gowned in
bliue -and gold taffeta and Miss Fran
ces Bruce in georgette of peii'winkle
shade, carrying Princes baskets of
spring flowers exquisite in their
sweetness and freshness. Then came
-the dame of honor, Mrs. A. J. Boggs,
Jr., :in a lovely gown of #rose and sil
ver with an arm full of Master lilies.
The daintiest of flower giTas then fol
kwed in couples down each aisle, ex
quisite bits of loveliness in pink or
gandy frocks with baskets of sprimg
flowers, strewing -the pathway of the
bride with violets. The flower girls
were Virginia Bruce and Swe McFall,
Vesta McFall and Bess Partridge.
They entered the chancel and faced
the congregation and against the
background of palms and ferns they
formed a picture of rare loveliness.
The ring. bearer, Ma'ter. William B.
Anderson, Jr., nephew of the bride
groom, dressed in pink satin, carried
the ring in a silver basket and Im
mediately preceded the bride, who
came in with her father Mr. Isaiah
Cox. They were met at the altar by
the bridegroom with his best man,
his brother-in-law MW. William B.
Anderson.
The beautiful ring service of the
Methodist church was .read most im
pressively by Rev. J. C. Diggs, pastor
of Grace church; the prayer being
said by Rev. F. T. Cox, pastor of
the Baptist church.
To the strains of Mendelsohn play
ed by the orchestra the party left the
church. The bride and bridegroom
leaving at once for their honeymoon.
The bride, who has always been
noted for her beauty, never looked
more handsome than on the occasion
of her marriage. Her gown was an
exquisite dark blue creponge fashion..
ed with cape, becoming hat and ac
cessories and she carried a bouquet
of bride's roses showered with lilies
of the valley. She has always been
a favorite and her friends are dle
lighted that her marriage does not
take her awvay fronm Pickens.
Dr. Woodruff has madle hosts of
f'riends since locating here, is county
physician andl enjoys the confidence
of a large clientele..
Among the cut-of-town1 guests wecre
Mrs Woodlruff, mother of the bride
groom; Mi's. Darwvin, Dr. and Mrs.
William Woodruff and children, of
Woodruff; Mr. and Mrs. William B.
Anderson and children, of Gastonia,
N. C.; Dr. and1( Mrs. Victor Wall, of
Central; Messrs. Miller, Peak and
Brown, of' Greenvillet, and! many
ethers.
H ASEBALL4 LEAGUE ORGANIZED
r Or'ganization of the Pickens Coun
e ty Textile Le'ague wvas perfected at
I .hibity last Wednesday night. The
leag.~uQ wil1 he (Oilcooed of the fol
lo;wingC clubs, all in Pickens county:
('en1tud. Libert y, P'ickens, Glenwood.
SAlic( and Easley Mill. Each of thiese
clubs were~ r'~ereleted( at the meet
Sing. Th'e two Anderson clubs wvhich
Swere inivi'ed to come into the league
owere not rep'lresented anid therefore
~r not taken into the league. The pilay..
11 ing season will begin April 15 and
n consist of eighteen games.
n Mi'. Manuel Burgess was in Pickens
$etmv'lny.
Good Time In Sto
Palmafesta Qu
The Club women of Columbia have'
just organized to act as hostesses to
the Queen candidates, and are making
ovcry preparation to give them the
best time possible. And, of course
the men are making their own prep
araticns too. We have been asked
to keep the many good things in
store fer the young ladies a dark
secret for a whilo longer so their
suprise may be complete.
The Palmafesta Associ ion has
reccived numbers of letter. rom for
in.er Queen candidates expressing
their unusual pleasure last year and
they are unanimous in saying, "It
was the best time I ever had." Queen
candidates have the best seats al
ready reserved for them at every
stage performance at Palnafesta.
They will see the spectaular fire
wcrks display, the gorgeous exhibit
of wearing apparel at the style show,
will hear the beautiful music of bands
and opera star now being engaged
by 'the chairman of the entertaiument
comnittpe, Mr. L. .L. Propst, who is
in New York with the deterination
to -sceure the best star irrespeedive
of :the expense or trouble. There
will be dinners, dances, balls and
-w hat will be the most beautiful of
all events-the Queen's Coronation
will 'be enacted by the Queens them.
selves, arrayed in the court finery
which characterized the coronation of
the Queen of England in the days of
chivalary and Knight Errants.
Do the girls of South Carolina
want to be at Palmafesta? Interest
is runiming high all over the State.
Girls want to enjoy this good time
and theme is the $500 diamond ring
awaiting the fortunate girl to be
chosen Queen of Palmafesta. Last
year the contest was close. Up to
the very last minute a dozen or more
of the young ladies had practically
the same number of votes. Who
knows but what this -county will be
"PALMAFESTA"
THE PICKENS SENTINEL
Gentleman:
My choice for Queen of Palmafes t
Name
Address
This coupon good for one vote. A
scription to This Newspaper coun
NOMINATIONS FOR QUEEN OF
PAJMAFESTA.
The following young ladies have
been nominated as Pickens county's
candidates for Queen of Pahniafesta.
Others may be nominated any time,
but the time is sho,rt. Get busy.
Miss Nannie Morris, Pickens
Miss Bethel Mann, Six Mile
Miss Jonnie Attawvay, Liberty
Miss Ruth Smith, Easley
Mipss N elil Iull, Easley
Miss Emily Robinson, Easley
Miss Louise Gravely, Pickens
Miss Claire Richbourg, Liberty
Miss Daisy Martin, Pickens|
Vote for your favorite, or if her
name is not in the list send~ it in).|
Coupons clipped from this , paper!
count one v'ote each and 81 .50 paidi
on subscript ion to The Sentinel en..
titles one to 500 v'otes. Contest lasts
only one' week longer.
MARRIAGE
Married, February 28, at the home
of Mr. W. M. Reed, an uncle of the
b~ridle, onl Central route 2, Miss 31yritle
Reed to Mr. Davis Collins ofI Trocca,
Ga. T~he ceremiony was performled by
Rev. J1. R. Dav'is in the prese(nce of a
fewv relatives andl friends. The ha ppy
couple left soon1 after the ceremony
for TIoecean, wvhere they will make
their futlure hom( . carryinog with t hem
best wvishes of many frViendtS.
DREATH 01F AN INF.\NT.
The tw~o-mlOn1th--old babhy of Alr. and
M~rs. .Jamecs . Lew is was elIa imed'( lby
dleath last w'eek. It was hard to give
this sweet, loving chlildl up, but God
knowvs beat. The h~ody~ was laid to
rest in Holly Sprines cemetery after
funeral servlecs eeniducd by Rev.
Ed. Summey. The heart-broken par
ents have the sympathy of the en
tire commnity.
re For
een from Pickens
the honored one and our candidate
bping back the distinction of being
Queen of 1922 Palmafesta?
All the young ladies will assemble
in Columbia on Monday, April the
17th when Palniafesta starts and will
be the guests of Palmafesta until
Saturday the 22nd of April when
1922 Palmafesta will close. All ex
pcnses will be paid by Palmafesta
and all the young lady must do to win
the distinction of being Palmafesta
Queen is to be elected in her own
county and go to Columbia and com.
plete with the other young ladies as
sembled. The candidates no nothing
in Columbia to win the rfiling place
but appear before the voters and be
introduced.
The beauty supplemcnt this year
will be widely dirculated over the
State and the County Queens will not
only have their pictures in this beau
tiful page but their picture will be
put in the Palmafesta program to be
preserved in permanent form. #
All of the young ladies will be
personally conducted about the big
show of automobiles and trades dis
plays where the many industries and
products of the State will be demon
stratad to the public.
The $500 prize for the best County
float is bringing many registrations.
Hambone says, "Last year you
couldn't buy nuthin for a dollah, and
this year you cain't get a dollah to
buy nuthin with," but here is a way
to get $500 in gold. This county can
easily design a good float to show the
natural rosources, the industries or
some historical event and have as
good a chance to win the prize as
anyone. Just write to Mr. James G.
Holmes, 1215 Lady Street, Columbia
and tell him you want to enter a
float. The parade will be on Thurs
day, April the 20th and will be a
mammouth affair.
a is:
--------------------------------
, Yearly, Paid-in-advance Sub
ta 500 Votes.
MAN FOUND DEAD NEAR LIB
ERTY.
Mr. William S. Reynolds, for sev
eral years a resident of -Liberty, was
found dead in' his wagon a fewv miles
below that towvn about 12 o'clock on
March 21.
Mr. Reynolds seetmed in the best of
health wvhen lie left home early in
the morning to go to somes newv
ground for a load of wvood. When his
dleadl body was found in the wvagon
about noon time it appeared that lhe
had been dead several hours and his
position indicated that lie (lied with
out a struggle.
He was a member and deacon of
Goldlen Creek Baptist church and wvas
(65 years of age. Funeral services
were cndcted at. the home by Rev.
Mr. Stamiey and the body was laid to
rest in the Liberty cemetery, He
leaves a widIow and~ twvo sons, besidles
a host of Friend(s and relatives to
mourn his death. .
Truly a goodl man has gone to hiis
rew~ardl.
On the second Sundlay in April, a
11 o'clock a. mn., t he Lord willing, I
will try to give thme people of Cross
Roads church a Bible recipe to pre
venit the h1all wveevil or to dlestrmoy t he
boll wveevil. Everyb~ody invi: '.
REl'V. A. .M. SlIMMONS' APPlOINTl
31 ENTFS.
I will preach at the new school
house on IllagoodI lace nearU Mr.
Pendletont Alexander's next first Sun
clay afternoon1 at 3 o'clock.
Also ait Oolenoy the third Sunday
in April at 11 o'clock. Everybody
invited. Rev. A. M. mmon
BAITIST W. M. U. PROGRAM
The quarterly meeting of Divisior
Nc. 2 of the Womah's Missionar.
Union of Piedmont Association will
be held with Flat Rock Baptist church
Saturday, April 1st, with tibe follow
ing program:
10:30 a. m.-Devotional, Mrs. J. N.
Sims.
Prayer-Mrs. V. S. Wall.
Why we invite you-Mrs. F. M.
Pettit.
Wihy we came-Miss Carrie Hutch
ills.
Roll call of W. M. S. with reports,
Ilymn-Hcw Firm a Foundation.
lHcw the BUpist 75 Million Cam
paign wvill aid in church extension
Mirs. J. B. Kelley.
llave we made America safe for
the Immigrant ?-Mrs. T. B. Smith.
nalk on srie-M Pearl John
son.
What is my duty to my Society
open discussion-Led by Mrs. L. A
Cantrell.
The South's need bf Soul Seekers
Mrs. C. F. Sims. .
Hymn-I Gave My Life for Thee.
Prayer
Lunch hour.
Hymil-Take My Life and let it be,
Devotional-Mrs. L. L. Leopard.
Prayer-Mrs. S. R. Kelley.
The Responsibility of Leadership
Mrs. H. B. Marlar.
An Honest Confession of a Mis
sion study-Miss Annie Hammett and
Mrs. W. C. Maddox.
Y. W A. and G. A' reports with
supeAntendent in charge.
How to create-more interest in out
young people's orgt*iizations-Mjes.
C. C. Boroughs.
Roll call of R A's by Mrs. C. F
Simms.
Sunbeam reports with Mrs. W. W
Davenport in chair.
The Sunbeam work in the associa
tion-Mrs. W. W. Davenport.
Every church in this division i
urged to be irepresented whether the!
have a society or not.
Mrs. Maud Mauldin Rogers,
Divisional President.
MRS. MARTHA McJUNKIN.
M'rs. Martha MeJunkin, wife ol
James McJunkin, died at her home ir
the Pleasant Grove section of Pick.
ens county March 18, and her body
was laid to rest the following day
at Pleasant Grove church after fun&
dral services conducted by her pastor
Rev. J. E. Foster.
Mrs. MeJunkin was a devoted wife
and mothei' and a consistent member
of the Pleasant Grove Baptist church.
She always met her pastor with a
smile and her home was always open
to the poor.
She is survived by a husband and
the following children: Frank, Otis
andl John McJunkin, Mrs. Janie Moo..
dy, Mrs. Kaney Chastain and Mrs
Lizzie Nabors. Another son Fordl
(lied last year from wvounds received
in the World wvar.
The church. andl community feel a
great loss in the dleath of this good
woman. May God bless the beraved
family.
MRS. LULAA COCHRAN.
On Feb. 21 t he sprit of Mrs. Lua
Dur mham Cochran took its fl ight t
t he grc at, ht.y(Jnd. M rs. C'o'hranm was
the daugh ter of the laite .1 ames D ur
ham of Six Mile. She was :38 years
of age andl hiad been in declining~
healthI for three yea rs. lIeIr den'ftl
wais not a surprise to the community
I ier li fe was a heautiful test imony
that she was a dlevout christ ian. Sh<
was nmarriedl to Mr. E. L. Cochrar
Se'pt., 1908. To this union wvere bort
six children who wvith their fathei
areV( left to mourn her- untimely death
The community in wvhich she live<
feels keenly the loss of this good wo
man, lIeIr body was laid to rest ii
thr- Mou nta in View cem etecry the daii
following her da-thI, in the pr'esene,
of a hI arge cone-eurase of srvrowinlj
friends, funeral services~ being con
ducted by the piastor Rev. R. A
11 udson. She is goane bumt not for
gt.ten. L ong w ill live- the memor:
af the noble christ ian lifhe she. ledl
Our loss is her eternal gain.
A F"riend.
SINGING
The Hurricane township singin;
conventioni will mqet with Prater
Creek church next Sunday afternoo
at 9! 'clnok.
CENTRAL LOCAL,
AND PERSONAL
The bull game at Central last S.t
urdny between Central and Easley
was very interesting. There was an
cnthusiastic c-rowd of spectators and
both teams seemed to have plenty of
ginge-r and pep. Result 6 to 9 in fav
or of Easley. Central is in the Pick
ens county league and they have an
execllent team and bids fair to do
some fancy playing this season.
J. ). Vickery, one of Cqairal's
popular mail carriers, has been on the
sick list a few days, to the regret of
his many friends.
The general beard of the State
Conventien of the Baptist denomina
tion in South Carolina are sending
out, speakers to all the churches to
make addresses on "Our Kingdom
Work by Kingdom Messengers".
Among the speakers in this section
are Drs. E. W. Sikes, W. J. Mc
Glethlin, Jno. E. White, Lee Davis
Lodge, D. M. Ramsey, A. T. Jami
son, Geo. W. Quick, J. R. Jester, J.
M. Burnette, F. H. Martin, W. L.
Bell, Z. T. Cody. One of the men
will speak in Central on April 5th at
11 a. m. at First Baptist church.
Everybody cordially invitedl and all
Baptists urged to be present, ' -'
S. J. Barker, who is with the new
store recently opened at Calhoun by
J. D. Morgan, was in Central last-.
Monday.---... ,
Rev. J. W. Guy, of Lynchburg, S.
C., who has recently accepted the
pastorate, of the First Baptist church,
will arrive Thursday of this week.
He will live in the new parsonage on
East Main St. recently built by this -
congregation. Rev. Mr. Guy is air,
exoellent preaeher and we feel sure
that his coming will add greatly to
the moral force of our town, as well
--s a' citizenship. -
Dr. W. A. Woodruff, president of
the Bank of Central here, but who
lives at Woodruff, was here one day
last week on business, having come
here from Pickens where he attended
the wedding of his brother.
Mr. B. F. Mauldin has purchased
the stock of goods of C. W. Young
and will do business in the old stand.
He invites his friends around to see
him.
ALONG DACUSVILLE ROUTE 1.
Farmers are beginning to work but
rain keeps hindering.
Mr. J. 'E. Friddle was in Pickens
Thursday and Friday attending the
equalization board and trustee meet
ings.
Miss Mary Ellen Bush of Forsyth,
Ga., and Miss Geneva Weisner of
Fountain Inn, have returned to their
homes, having closed the Peters
Creek school the 24th.
Mr. and Mys Will Williams of Eas
Iey visited J. M. Looper's Sunday.
Grover' Freeman and family visited
,S. C. Robinson Sunday.
Miss Verner Foster is visiting in
Greenville this week.
Mrs. Robert Foster and W. E.
I lunt are. on the sick list.
Ella llelle. and Eula McCom, visi
ted at W. E. Hunt's Friday.W
Mirs. V. (. Whitmire and Mrs. Ella
Singlet on visitedI Mrs. Mary Robinson
Thuri isday. Bonnie Blue.
MRS. ELIZABETH'l GIBSON.
Mrs. Elizahbeth Gibson died at her
home neuie. Pickens Marebh 11 in the
eighty-Ithird year of her life. She
was the oIldest living dlaughter of the
lat e lImIdy GilIstrap. She had been
twvice mairried( and b~oth husbindls
were C'onfi derate soldiers. Heri first
husband was~ Jordan Wilson, wvho was
killed in the war. To this union three
clhilIdren werme hern, Hardy Wilson of
Arkansams being the oiily one now liv..
ing. lIe r sconmd husband was G. A.
Gibson amnd he survives her with one
child. MI rs. A. M. G'ilstrap of L~avonia,
(iGa. She is also survived by a large
.i nber' of grn dch ildr1en and( two(
.grE at-grea:t-grandch ildren and the
fell(cwing briothers and sisters: E. 0.
, Onstrap, Liberty ; J. B. Gilstrap,
. oMern Texas; Hardy Gilstrap, Son
ce;Ms. S. A. Roper, Liberty, andl
Mr's. Susan Gosnell, Centrafl route L.
IHer hedy was laid to rest in Pick
ens Viewv cemetery by the side of the
grave of her brother B. B. Gistrap
I as recjucated1 by her. Funeral servi
5 ces were conducted by Rev. A. M.
n Simmons in the presence of a large
conecourse of snrronga frinds

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