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MUCH COTON SIGNED UP
Only One More Week of Cooperative
Cotton Marketing Campaign.
Wednesday Morning-County Agent
Bowen has just informed The Sentinel
that the most enthusiastic meeting
ever held in Easley was held Tues
day afternoon in the interest of the
cooperative cctton marketing cam
paign. As a result of the meeting
over 400 bales were signed up in a
few minutes- and all merchants of
Easley agreed to close their stores
next Tuesday afternoon and tour the
county in an effort to sign up our
quota of cotton.
A whirlwind tour of Pickens county
will also be made Saturday of this
week and will wind up with a meeting
in Pickens at 4 o'clock p. in. A prom
inent Texas farmer will probably be
in the touring party and it will also
be necompained by a brass band. It
is expected that Pickens county will
sign up around 3000 more bales be
tvccn now and May 1. More than
1600..bales have already been signed
in the cunty. 4
Six South Carolina counties have
gone over the top in the cotton co
operative marketing campaign, ac
cording to officials of the South
Carolina Cotton Growers' Co-oper
ative association. The six counties
are Marlboro, Darlington, Sumter,
Calhoun, Dillon and Dorchester.
Several otheir counties are expected
to reach their quota by Saturday
As the sign-up campaign draws to
a close more interest is being shown
in Pickens county. During the past
week about 500 bales were signed up,
making a total of more than 1000
bales for this county. Several of the
largest farmers of the county have
The campaign will c.lose May 1 and
an intensive drive will be made in
Pickens county this week. County
Agent Bcwen states that the business
men of Easley are going to get in
their automobiles and give one day
of their time to the cause.
Reports from other sections of the
state indicate that the required quota
of bales will be signed in his state to
make the system a success.
Mr. E. W. Brazeale and Miss Irene
Ncwton were married by Rev. J. C.
Diggs in the Grace Methodist church
Wednesday morning about 9 o'clock.
The bride is a daughter of Mrs. M.
W. Newton of Pickens and is an ac
complished and popular lady. Mr.
Brazeale - is a substantial and weH
known farmer of near here. Many
friends extend congratulations.
Miss Lillie Maud McCombs, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McCombs
of near Easley, and E. B. ("Bing")
Sheriff, prominent ecitizen of near
Easley, were married by Judge N. A.
Christopher in his office on April 12.
Miss Gertrude Wilson and Mr. J.
E. Coward, both of Easley, were
mlarriedl by Rev. WV. Everett Taylor
on April 17.
Colonel HI. Sheriff and Miss Nora
Robinson wvere married April 10 by
Rev WV. Everett Taylor. All of Eas
Mr. Chas. B. Kidd and Miss Ger
trude Tumlin, both of Central, were
married by R. W. Kelley, N. P.,
Married on the 16th day of April
at the residence of Mr. and1( Mrs.
Butler Carnes of Centiral, Mr. Leon..
ard Ates to Miss Bessie Mae Carnes,
J Davis Mauldin per'forin~g the cer
cmony. Mr. Ates is the only son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Ates and the
bride is a (laughter of Mr. and1( Mrs
Butler Carnes, also .of Central. The
writer wishes them ia happy voyagE
C. F. GRANDY D)EAD).
Mr. C.* Frank Grandy, a wvell known
con' ractor, d ied ,at h1is home in Co
lumbhus, Ga., April 6. The body wa
(cie to Williston in this state for
buial. tUat being the home of his
Mr'. G randy wvas wvell knowvn in
Piekeno eaunty where he did( conside..
able work as a contractor, among his
jobs in this county being the Pickens
and Glenwood Mills. IHe wvas forty
eight years of age and Is survived by
four sons. Hie was a first cousin of
the Grandy's of Pickens.
CENTRAL NEWS ITEMS
Mres. Lawrence Dead-Other Local
and Personal Items.
J. N. Morgan is having the front
of all of his store buildings painted.
They have quite , difference appear
The Methodist chitrch had special
Easter music last Sunday.
Prof. Ernest Goodwin attended the
District Sunday school convention
held at Salem church above Pickens
last Sunday. Mr Goodwin was one
of the speakers.
Mrs. J. H. Lawrence passed away
last Monday at her home four miles
from here. She was interred at
Lawrcnce chapel cemetery Tuesday.
The many friends of H. E. Sea
born will be glad to know that he is
out again after a prolonged shut-in
with the "flu"'.
Mis, John W. Kelley is much im
proved to the delight of her many
Those who wish to join the cotton
coolicrative marketing association in
this setion may see J. H. Ramseur,
F. B. Morgan or E. L. Henderson
and get information on the plan.
Don't wait for them to call on you
but come along and get in now.
Miss Betty Gaines, supt. of the
Methodist Junior Missionary Society,
gave the members an Easter egg
hunt last Thursday and the childt-n
report a great time.
Mrs. C. J. Tarrant and Mrs e-letty
Duckett and Miss Mary Goidwin,
gave their Sunday school classes an
egg hunt last Friday and the ones
(who found the most eggs got a
prize. The prize winner of Mrsi.
Tarrant's lass was Frances Hender
son, and prize winner of Mrs. Duck
ett's class was Frank Douthit. The
prize winner-in Miss Goodwin's class
was Nellie Henderson.
Mr. John Goodwin was our repre
senative at the county oratorical coi?
test at Liberty last Wednesday night.
He won third place.
CO. TEACHERS' EXAMINATION.
Will Be Ield In Court House May 12
Thc State Board of Education at
its last iecing ordered that the reg
ular spring teachers' examination be
held at Pickens court house Friday,
May 12th, and Saturday, May 13th.
These examinatictns will begin
promptly at 9 o'clock a. In.
The examination will c.over primary
licensps-first, second and third
The examination for high school
certificates will be held later.
The subjects that the teachers will
be examined on are as follows:
Primary.-English Grammar and
Language; Arithmetic; Playground
and Community Activities; History,
South Carolina, United States and
General; Geography; Civics and Cur
rent Events; Literature; Pedagogy;
Health; Nature Study; School Law;
Manual Training, and Writing.
Gdneral Elementary.-En~igl ish
Grammar and Composition; Arithme
tic; History, Unit- d States and South
Carolina; Geography; Civics and Cur'
rent Events; Spelling; Reading, in
cluding Literature Pedagogy; Natuire
Study and Elementary Agr'ic.ulture;
Physiolo'gv and Hygiene; School Lawv;
Algebra (Algebra required for first
and second grade -ceitificates).
A primary certificate wvill entitle
the- holder to teach in the first five
A general elementary certificate
will entitle the holder to teach in the
first nine grades.
F. V. Clay ton, Supt. of Ed.
MAY RUN FO.R GOVERNOR
There is a persiistent rumor
thrmiougihout the state that Ex-Gover_
nor JIohn Gary Evans of Spartanburg
will be in ther r'ace for governor this
year'. So far the~ only canldidates who
ha:ve defIin0 iey an noun'edl f'oi' gover
nori are -'x-Gover'nor' Blease, Andrewv
aj Deth 11 ndii Will ianm A Coleman of
Iis ailso I: nown'i th',t strong pres
5ure~ is bingj hi ought to beai' -upon
State Suin 'itendent of Education
Sweanringen anid H enry C. Tfillman of
Greenwvood to run for' governor'. Mr.
Tillman is a son of the late Senator
.Judging by casual inquires made by
The Sentinel Blease and Tillman
wouild he the favorites in Picken..
DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETINGS
Preninct Club Meetings Should He
Held Fourth Saturday In April.
To the presidents of the different
Democratic clubs of Pickens county:
Be sure to have your annual meet
ing on the fourth Saturday in April
for the purpose of reorganizing. The
fourth Saturday is the day named in
our rules and if any club fails to call
its members together and organize on
that day your only chance then to be
represented would be for the county
committee to fix a day for such club
by giving two weeks notice, so do not
let Saturday, April 22, pass without
getting your men togeher.
- W. E. Findley,
FOR PROBATE JUDGE
I hercby announce myself a candi
(late for Probate Judge of Pickens
County, subject to the rules and reg
ulations of the Democratic party in
the approaching primary.
R. A. HUDSON.
AT SALEM CHURCH
There will be a Sunday school day
at Salem church on Pickens circuit
the fifth Sunday in April. A good
program has been arranged by the
Sunday school for the morning ses
sion and some interesting speakers
for the afternoon. The public is in
vited to attend the above services.
First Chapter Friday &
LIBERTY AND EASLEY WIN.
Oratorical and Expression Contest
acid at Liberty Last Wednesday.
Liberty and Easley high school di
vided honors at the annual Pickens
county high school reading and ora
torical cortests which were held in
the Liberty high school auditorium on
Wednesday night when Miss Eunice
Boggs, of Liberly, was awarded first
place in the reading contest, and M.
B. Wyatt, of Easley, first place in
oratory. Miss Bertha -Jolly, of the
Six Mile Academy, was awarded see
ond place in reading, and Glenn Sisk,
of Calhoun-Clemson, second in ora.
The auditorium was well filled with
supporters from tlh (ierent schools.
The judges for the contests were
Prof. Ross of Furnan; Prof. Gardi
ner, of Furman, and Ir of. Warren of
Greenville high school.
All Confederate veterans who have
nqt yet obtained a Cross of Honor
and who are desirous of obtaining
one, or any veteran who has had the
misfcrtune to lose his cross, will
please make application to the presi
dent of the Pickens Chapter U. D.
C. by May 1, so that the crosses may
be obtained for bestogal on June 3.
Lest you forget: Renew this week.
y and Saturday
.. ... . ... ....
UJTE STUNT KING
lone- -Miore Action
~h" Is Coming!
Saturday, April 21-22
LIBERTY WINS TRACK MEET
Pickens Team Only One-Third Point
Behind the Winners,
The Liberty high school track team
won the annual Pickens county track
meet at Clemson College last Satur
day by a marginl of one-half point.
Piekvns enme seecnd and Clemson
Calhcun third. The final score was
as follows: Liberty 24, Pickens 23
2-3, Calhoun..Clemscii 23 1..3, Central
15 1-2, Etasley :,, Six M ile 0.
O'Dell of Liberty was the il(livi(lual
star of thie n'eet, making 17 points.
Other stars w ic Newman of Calhoun.
Clemson, Allgood and Adams of Pick
Newman broke two state recor(ls.
He lowe(l the hatl,-mile run from 2
minutes I l :L4 secon(s to 2 minutes
:1 2-5 seccnds, an(1 the 440 yard dash
from 54 4.5 seconds to 54 1-5 seconds
The individual winners of the meet
wcre as follows:
100-yard dash-A-Adams, of Pickens
first, 10.1 seconds; O'Dell, of Liberty,
secondl; Klaugh of Calholull third.
litigh jump---O'Dell, of 1iberty,
first, 5 feet 4 inches; Clayton, of
Central; Goc(win of Central, and All
good Cf Pickens, tie(l for secol(l.
880-yard run-Newman, of Cal.
houn, first. Cox, of Easley, see.onl;
Clayton, of Central, third.
Pole vault-O'Dell and Jones of
Liberty tied for first, 10 feet nine
inches; Allgled of Pickens third.
120-yard run-lough, of Calhoun,
first, 15.2 sceonds; Clayton of Cen
Broa(l jump--O'Dell, of Liberty,
first, 20 feet 6 1-2 inches; Blum, of
Liberty, second; Clayton, of Central,
Shot-put-Allgood, of Pickens, first
41 feet, 4 inches; Palmer of Central
second; Clayton, of Central, third.
4410-yard run-Newman, of Cal
houn, firt; Adams, of Pickens, see
ond; Cox, of Easley, third.
TO THE WOMEN OF PICKENS
Please allow me to call your at
tuntion to the fact that the var* ious
Democratic clubs are to meet on the
fourth Saturday of this month for
rc-organization and to elect delegates
to the county convCltions wIhich will
he held on the following Monday,
MAay Ist. Since the average voter
comes into direct contact with the
manegemtient ef her party only at the
club imectings, it is urgedi that every
wvoman who has attained her majority
or who will become twenty-one years
of age before the general election inl
November, attelnd the met ting which
will be hl (1 in her precinct on1 April
Of course, it is taken for granted
that ecac club in elceting delegates
to the county conventidn will p~rovide
for a fair representation of women,
but, since time immemorial, it has
been the custom to s( leet. men only,
this provision may be overlooked un.
less womieni are present as a reinderilc
hat they, also, are (it izens. Thten
too., the dlelega tion! <.hise 5 i)y the
cout ty convetiont! to t he state' con
cention Should be cOlopsed of hot a
men'l and1( women ; and a womnt, as
wetlI as a man, rheui 1ld h selactedt to
rein esent the couty V 1 n the St at"e
ecra tic lExt * tive ( 'om mitta..
The De ntoerat ic itarty n i w requ aires
that the National Eixecutive (Ctn imit..
tee shll comlrise two membtIers, a
mnt~i and a wVomnan, from~ii eah state,
Mrs. Jul1ian D. 8alhI~y, otf A iken be
In (one.lusion, le me say that the
n~ine'teethI amnd tment gives the vote
alike to~ the wen~t wh, wan.ed it
tad to the woman who ;tought she
did ntot wamin it. Neither lhts the tight
Oto mglet Iit . It now hbecomes just
f as ehi t dty of c':ery wvoman in
Sout h (Ctaoii to u -e hter batllet for
th t puli i l ar a ' ~' s it ha:s for gen.
rmtions ha ben th uyo o'en
maiy: t he franchisf. for th ha i n.
r':* e ar the St a I. Sha!!. we pron.
itcs mtiindfutl and~ svorthy of the trt
Mlrs. Anie i (Caines Will iiamts,
Chairmanti Southi Caoinia I.eague
In the lopein g baseball i.ames~ aof
the season int the IPickents (County
Textile h( ague Glenwod defeatedl
Pickens in Pickens by a score of 14
to 63, andl Liberty defeated Central
on the I .ihet'tty diatmpnd, 11 to 5. No
report front the Easlev-Al ice -ame.
SHORT ITEMS OF INTEREST
Picked Up Here and There-Locals
The Pickens County Singing con
ventien will meet with Enon church
next Saturday and Sunday.
The Ilickens Township Singing con
vention will meet with Bethlehem
church the fifth Sunday afternoon at
W. J. Edwards, of Claxton, Ga.,
member of the local firm of Edwards
& Darsey, spent last week in Pickens.
Mr. Edwards is a genial gentleman
and is very much pleasej with Lick
When you need any engraved sta
tionery, wedding invitations, announ
cements, cards, etc., come in and see
snmples at The Sentinel office. The
Sentinel is agent for Aniica's finest
Mlrs, Irma Mlorris, Miss Irene New
ton a.nd Miss Chast'ain who have
)eenl teachinfg the Twelve Mile school
for the last session, gave an enter
tainment. en last Friday night which
was thoroughly enjoyed by all pres
Tagood sc.hool under the supervi
sion of Mr. Rule Cannon, closed its
seven months session on last Friday.
This school is not very large, but is
made Up of good )eople who most
heartily appreciate Mr. Cannon's un
tiring efforts in their behalf.
Born unto Mr. and 'Mrs. Harvey
Ilarper of Pickens route 5, April 5,
a find daughter-Lillian Valetta.
Neighbors of Mr. Harper say that lie
looks tenl years younger since the
little angel came to bless his home
and he says this wee bit of a Harp
makes the sweetest music he ever
Acecording to rccords kept by Fol
ger', lendricks & Co. there were only
twenty clear days during the first
three months of this year, as follows:
Six fair days in January, seven in
February and sevn iln March. This
is anl unusurwl number' of rainy and
cloudy days during this length of
Mr. L. It. Craig, of Greenville,
Ilistrit. organizer cf the "Shifters,"
Was in Pickens Tuesday and succeed
Nd inl organizing a strong lodge here
n a few hours. The'l "Shifters" is
hle newest set'ret organizationl and is
nweeping the country like wildfire.
niy ole wishing to join the Pickens
odge should see Casey Porter, Gig
illiat.t. Christopher of F. E. Arm
Thel Lyrie theatre at Easley wvill
howv fra pictures Friday morning
md aft ernoon and Saturday morning
>f this week, showing the great pic
m1evs entit led ''Goodbye Boll Weevil,"
mdl "Swveet I ltaitoes from Planting,
noa:: lleI use to Market." Prof.
hllw~.el (f (Clemuon C~olleg(~e and a
weet. potato spec'ialist wvill be on
lndl Fraidaly nmorning at 11 o'clock.
t will pay every tarmer in Pickens.
ount lto I ee' t h(se pictures. No
.are' t: sie the* pictures.
Jiev. lt. A. IIndson01 is the first Pick
nis coIunty mVan~ to formally announce
~a cundi':te tor public office this
('a1. In anothern column appears
Ir. UI dson's mi'1nnient as a can.
l idatt fori the( offlie' (f priob~ato judge .
mdl t h a :ncmernt w.ill no doubt
'('reate consi)5'erahP!( inoteres'1t through..
mut the (counlty, not only beOcautse it
s the first ''ne otf the' campaign but
ilst herauw~- ai'. !1!udson wvill be a
nti fermieule ' andidaite. Hie is a,
InarR Iini.ster, wvell.-known1
*I~ l omiioner of rans~11yl-.
canlia eu..ntv, N. C., wvill come to
l 'ieken Thursday tlo !onlfer' with Supl
'Irvisor 2al eli iney about the0 ickens
lIrverId road. Werk on the Pickens
inI'i itn of the highway is progressing
aifatorily ! and it is under'istoodl
that. Transylvania county is ready to
be'gin) opierations on the North Caro
lia side. A little more than eight
miles of the r'oad remains to be
built in Pickens county and Super
visor McKinney states that he ex..
lpects to contract for the completition
of the road to be let within the next