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A NEWSPAPER WITH A CONSCIENCE
VON. $. A YEAR
PICKENS CITIZENS ATTEND
OOD ROADS MEETING
4:.'vet good 'roads meeting held i
IColumb a, and at the call of Gov in<
Wilson . Harvey, the followin cit
1 zens of our county attended: aye
C. L. C reton, of PI'ckens, yor (
W. Ally ,sley, Senat E. 1
M.CrLj f. E aley, and upervisc
4 T. 9A Ninngf of E sley. Tt
e g . as, held Mond Deceombc
pd the feeling that existe
''4 .the men presen was very er
g or the fu ure good' sad
Hon. E. . Mc avy was electe
on a commi ce f om the third cor
gressiohal di ric for the purpose c
stbmitting p1 n and recommends
tions to this b y at their next meet
It seemed o be the general con
seinsus of o nio aifiong the repre
sentatives f om t t different countie
present tha it wo Id be only a fey
4 years unti hard sui aced roads woul<
b% conneqting ever county in th<
The f eting was w11 attended bl
represe tative citizens from all sec
tions the State, and a. s timeni
was oulded at this n et foi
still ,greater endeavors th<
Npes of good roads.
" ti, CHRISTMAS S L
The following 1 ies ha d-eer
named as managers o'f tldiffereni
of .the county a Christmas
s bnd al saleef t :.South Caro
lin1 .e ulo 's Associ tion: Mrs
Q4 thews, Iaj Mrs:
Carey, Jr. A s.
$d 1N Smith,. - s.
Petit Jurors, , "lAerm
of Federal Co of tip: est r-fDis
trict of .South rojidaave) erpu
drawn, '.. h owi
ones iur es
.S. adldin, Easley.4
"J. A. Htunni'utt "ekens.
Court i l cony Monday, Jan
Mary 8ti~t 3 o'clock, Greenville, S,
SYMMES & FLAT RI'CK SCHOOL
The friends of Flat Rock school,
and the ublic in general will be in
.tereted . learn that two rooms has
bcen'adt' to the present three room
l'il ling, making this school one of
a ver'y -few fivc-teacher rural schools
i e county. The opening of the
scio l 'has been delayed some weeks.
b4t at present the job is complete,
end the add tiwk a cause of rejoic
ing throA'14ut *t distract, as here
tofore, th ffi'iency of the school
has been #d~(erably impaired be
caiuse of a 'lack of class room space.
WVhen b~uili:, this school was so locatedl
as to providlo a centralized school for
the extremitie~e of adjacent districts,
a consolidation of a part of Anderson
county being recently effected. Every
thing being taken into consideration.
The schocl has br-ight prospects for
the future, and since( we can accomo
(late them, we( are expecting a goodly
number of sqme two hundred pupils
present opening (lay. The school wvill
open December 11th, at 9 o'clock.
- Symmes School
The Symmecs Graded school1 has
* also added to their builing. In
* ' place of a two-teacher they will nowv
have a three-teacher school. Credit
-for thesp improvements should be
S given td the trustees of these schools,
who 9ge, M. J. Boggs, N. C. Brooks,
and ,H. G. Fowler, of the Flat Rock
7, school; while 0. D. Epps, T. T. Ar
nold pnd W. T. . Earle are trustees
Sth'e Symmes school.
'CA1f) OF THANKS
-I desire to thanik amy friends ii
Piekens for t)' libprhl aid they ye
~,~tly exte.ndelnie.' I pray that th<
~~~di~~1 pd' arid perfect gift:
will restre'Aneif bountifully.
--- Carlisle Newton.
The public library has been movet
Sfrom the City H-all to the schoo
house, andl will be ofiened every Fri
day afternoon from 2 o'clock to
o'clock. All inetrested in good read
ing will be able to find somehing o
LANGSTON,:OPENS NEW PLA
n That Pickens is still g ing, is
r evidenced b the fact th new places
i- of business a ~ still b g. opened up.
r The latest bu 'nes concern to ..be
. started in Pic s is Langstoi s
. Store, just abo t rXeowee 004.
r Mr. J. W. ngs n of thl4
e is the owne and wilf rry t'liye' f
r general m chandise. A resent Mr.
d Langsto has received onl ,his groc
-eries, t within a few days he will
s have is entire line of goods. anti
ready for business.
Messrs. C. E. Robinson~nd W. C.
Mann announce that they' have form.
ed a partnership for the practice of
law at Pickens, S. C. 1 ''parter=
ship beginning Jan. 3 The
name of the new iirn'ti ill be Robin
son & Mann and they will enga *
general practice, civil and crimina
They also announce that they arc
attorneys for and gepresent the At
lantic Joint Stock, Land Bank, of Ral
eigh, ,N. C., whl v ill loan money on
farm lands i of $1,000 to $25,
000 on the p 4t the Federal Farm
Lon andk , . interest is 6 per
cent and lhet.; re arranged so that
the borrower een pay t 'loan off in
full at the end of- 5, , lie can
let run for 31 ye brincipl
and .nterest will. full.
The time f01 't ng returns for
the fiscal year 1923 jl..open the
second (lay of January, ,and will
close February 20, 192 titer which
50 per cent penalty wvb e added, as
provided by law for n .'returns.
Reassessment of all jersonal prop..
erty will be ui:ade in 193 as providel
The auditor will n ke his usual
'rcunds as follows:
Qalhoun, Tuesday;' January 2, aitter
Central. Wednesday and Thursday,
January 3 and 4.
Isaqueena Cotton Mill, Friday, Jab
uary 5 forenoon.
Norris, Saturday, January 6, fore
Liberty, Monday *'uesday, Jan
nary, 8 and until noon Tuesday.
Easley Cotton Mills No. 2, Tues
day, January 9, from 1 to 4 o'clock
Easley, we'lnesday and Thursday
January 10 and 14.
Nkeley Cotton Mill No. 1, Friday,
Janmuary 12, until 3 p. mi.
Alice Cotton Mill, Friday, January
12, 3to 6p. m.
Flat Rock, Saturday, January 13.
Glenwood Cotton Mill, Monday,
M. WV. Hester's Store, Tuesday,
January 16 until 2 o'clock p. ml.
Looper's Gin, Wednesdlay, January
Dacusville, Thursday, January 18,
Peters Creek, Thursday, January
Pump~kintown, Friday, January 19,
Holly Springs, Friday, January 19,
Antioch, Saturday. January 20,
Mile Creek, Monday, January 2'h, 1
Praters, Monday. January 22, after..
Six Mile. Tuesday, January 23.
Croswecll, Wednesday, .January 241
unltil 3 o'clock p. m1.
HENRY A. TOWNES, Auditor.
The Trenth -radle of thy Pickens
High school con uted jk chapel ex
ereises 01n Wedne. day.' The following
'programhi wvas cap ed out:
Scripture Rendin -Marvin Grav
Piano Solo--Cleone Jewell.
Trio-Ethel Porter, Ethel Adams
anld .Jani(e Durhami.
Lord's Prayerr ~e School.
Cotton is bringing 25 1-4
ets. in Pickens today. (Wed
REPORT ON CH
V sit64 ' oao Capers, Seretar
Stock Adequate:ly Shelte/ed.
Medical Attention---- -
Rego da of Convicts_. -- -
doti4ts' Fgod .and Fj-4
Ss8ai ta n as reqtire< by law
eent off for good conduct ---
' ellaneous.... -
Kitchen and equipment-_
Water Supply: source unsusp ciou
Disposal of werag.
Dispo ktdhen reftie_
somp te SCI s t$1eaini gang.
c zo "t chain gang i
Wile camp -grounds wer(
t good Iar;ance. The kitchen, a h<
uard room also, is the doXt
T 'dal of s ge: is the o i
rang d ' "he soi i is only for t
s left "opei." This t}'pit should b<
amp -and three i dirt shoul<
ritet pr1sone to wor1
Th i .kitch.
This camp increasid it .core fo
s commendable of those itv' stali
e p a r a te a n 1d a d e q u a te
ecurity of jail
acilities for classificat on
ell facilities and type -
ailer's Miscellaneous Duties.
ecords of pris oners.
.ondition in prisoners' quarters).
'lant and Equipment ready fo use. -
ull 'Use of Classification Fac aes.
ers-onal Hygiene of Prisoners
~o fees given...-....
~rjsoners' Food and Feed ng
)iscipline and Occupation of Prisoner'
ai's eqIuip~ment and Repairn.
Jedical service "for "Prisoners
~ufficient Stati ' -
\dequate, Salary for Staff.
Jomplete Score for this JaL -
The Pickens:County jail is in ah
'ear. The improvements made revet i
nside of the sheriff's quarters.
- A young white prisoner, prohah I
m pposedlly feebleminded, w'as impri
heuld be taken to have this lad tran
or the Feebleminded, or the South C
suitable location.. --. .
adequate. superintendent's quiarters.
sunlight and ventilation
-ousing facilities... ..
Personal hugiene of inmates.
Tonditions in inmates' 'qmuirters. -
'oodl and feeding.. - . .
)ecupations and recre'at ion .....
special care of tick andl fce ...
Disposal of rgfuse
Theneral Condftions .
Equipment infd supplies...
Adlministr t~ion. and staf
WIedical stfrviee.. --- --
Seneral /supervision.. -.. -
Potal score equip., repair, personal
Conplete Score for this Almhouse.
Y 0 rd of We are on 'Nov. 16.
- ) Actual
5D j 47
20p ( 10
80\ I 56
o 25 - .
Ped near the town of Six
v I policed and the camp presented
ed and fixed up as a
feature of this chain
y yal from the kitchen and
o undre 'ards away from the
I be thrown ini the pit each morning
c. More attention should be paid the
ty four points over,last year whi'IS
i f he responsibility '6f .u in >; --,
Posible ( Actual
10 ( 9
30 ( .2
30 I 30
90 I 58
10 I 10
10~ - 10
1000 j 663
ut the same coniltion1 it was last
iy are: P~aim~inJg of the roof and the
ynot more than 16 years of age and
onied with the other prisoners. Steps~
feerer to the State Training school
rolina Industrial School for Boys.
Possible j Actual
25 | 20
25 | 20
50 | 15
50 | 37
125 j 75
75 I 70
100 | (10
75 J 58
30 | 15
20 j 20
30 15 .
10 I 10
TWO SMALL FIRES IN TOWN
Last week the home of Mrs. Laura
Griffin, opposite the Presbyterian
church, and being occupied by Mr.
Duncan, caught on fire. The fire
started in the kitchen, and When .t
was discovered, had gained consider
able headway. \ IYdlp v('as obtained
from neighbors, 'id thie flames were
soon under contro. The Fire Dep
artment was on h.id, but did not
have to ti-n on:'the vater. By 6
o'clock all flames hld been extin
About 2 o'ofock the following morn
ing the same-house.paught fire again.
This time it startea in one of the
front rooms-. Again, with the assis
tence of neighbors, the fire was put
CEMETISR- I'0 TO BE IMPROVED
Th9 gue of Women Voters of
Pickcrt are improving the cemetery
of Pi ens. A committee of ladies
have been appbinted to map out plans
of im rovement aniI submit them to
G1ague for action. This con
1tge uo&sists of Mrs. T. J. Mauldin,
Mrs. A. M. Morris, Mrs. C. E. Rob
inson, Mrs. Vesta McFall, and Mrs.
Recently this committee had a
Landscape Gardner from Greenville
ver the cernetory with a view of
ng the nimprovements. le is
t perfecting his plans, and will
vithin a fevglays, submit these ,)s
to the League. -
One of the changes $.
cemett wal f'aroutnc th tery,
aind} t& d d gre . Au
AUDIT,- . TICE
Tax ret ' s for 192;3 may be
found at th = owing places.
Central-Fare is Bank, Citral
Bank, saqjc 'v1ill.
"' t a W. .S Galtt .L
Calhoun RI-'. S. Ramsey,
Cateechec-L. L. Leopard.
Norris-D. C. Garrett.
Clemson College-'. S. McCollum.
Liberty-Liberty Bank, Farmers
and Merchants Bank, W. B. Glenn,
Easley Mill No. 2 office.
Liberty RI-M. Joe Boggs.
Easlcy-Easley Mill No. 1. office,
Conmre.ial Bank, Easlc'y Loan a lnd
Trust Co., Maigistrate Jameson, Alice
ki11 office, GlenwVood 'l ill ot1ice.
,' Ea~SIey R2---L.. L. Sm; 'h, J. 0.
)acusvil'c---N. H. Williams, G;. W.
?arrietta IR2--I,. S. Edihns.
Pickens R2---D. E. Garrett.
Pickens R3-J._B Chastain.
PikenIs R--S. BI. E~dens, Suther
land & Elrods store.
Nimmnons-E. C'. we
Easta toe-W. R. Mcl(inneoy.
Six M ile-Pecek & Brown, Six M'le
HENRY A. TOWNES, AudIitor.
TI! BIG 51BOW IS HIiesm
A IEN A NDIER THEA'r1 m
Beg inning Frida and Saturday, De
Tlhe greatest chaipte pla e~t ver~
"IN TH'IE DAYS BUFIFlAO1 1311L"
He sureP anid see t he Iirst cha pter,
lFridIay and Saturday. D~ec. 15 & I16.
Added attraction: Reginoi(d Denny
in '"The Leather' P'usheyjs" and a two
reel Centumry Comiedy.
HONOR ROLl4 LONG BIRANCHI
Fi fth~ -rade-Corrie Evanns, Mlar
Fourth Grade.-4-Evtlyn Boll iday,
Ray Morgan, Corrine Lawrence, Park
er Hollidaiy, Aline i nson'..
TPh ird Grade---Margie - larymn
Alice Williams, Laura Wil.1 r,, Ida
The PckenCounty a! shouse is
iwas last year'..
Plans are under way forfthe oget
the c';y orrthe jiI gtoumnds.
The food is very dod.T tit
the inmates is conm(dable.
At the regular election of officers
of Keowee Lodge .No. 79 A. F. M.
the follow-ng men had honors con
ferred on them. -
J. E. Boggs, W. M.s
J. D. Yongue, S. W
J. O. Baker, J. W '
W. T. Bates, Trealtzrer.
G. G. Christopher,' Secretary.
J. T. Parti irlge, .D.
L. P. Stephens. . D.
R. H. Baker,'Ty er
H. A. Townc, P. O. IIc"tricks,
. CIa pter
R. 1'. Ilallumji P.
G. Hf. Aberna hy, .
J. D. Yongu , S. \
A. Ml. Morris, C. .
G. G. Christopher, .S.
F'. S. Portel", R. O. QG.
II. A. Townes, M3V.\
J. L. Aikop, M2V. - '
P. E. Wobdruff, MIV.
Couowwil - -
J. L. Valley, T. I. M. \
G. II. Abernathy, I. D. M. \
J. D. Yongue, I. C. W.
11. A. Townes, Treas.
J. E. Boggs, Sc*retary.
R. T. HIallum, C. G.
J. L. Aiken, .C. C.
P. E. Woodruf', S.
P. 11. Porter, Sentry. ,
The Masons who. attended the
meting of the Shrine in Oeenvill -
December 7, are: A. M. Morris,
.Yongue, T . L. B: vens, J. W. Lain.
ston, R. E. Bruce, J. P. Carey, Jr.,
W. O. W.
At the regular meeting of the
Wocdmen of the World ou Dee. 5,
1:,22, the following oflicers were eleet
It. P. Ilerd--A. L.
II. A. Townes-B.
A. J. Boggs, Jr., C.
S. E. Brown-E.
W. G. lfendricks-W. -.
J. C. Wade--S.
J. A. 11. Tlownes, G. E. Keith-A
S. I'orter, iMla ntagers,
IM l'O'lIA NT (OVE;RNMENT NO
turing the wat. (he government o1.
rered war satvitng; stamps, paying
thout. -1 or 1 rent as at method of sav
ng for e'ople of small me ans. Sint.e
the war, and to take the place of war.
,aving stamps, the Government of
fered Treasury saving (ertifietes in
Ilen<.mint:ons .of $25, $100 and $1,000,
noew sol to inivestors' at, $20,50, $82
noid $820), respIa)-iively. They pay 4
per (eent if he(ldg unttil maturity, five
.vears from the -di te of issue. About
$05.000$00o of W,\ r Saving Stamps-,
Series of .1918. hee Amue due Jlampr
1st, 1928, and1 the >~verntmenmtnw
tiIintes ini e'xchanuge' ir) themf, af-.
fordimng the ownters ant oiotnty~. to0
Lninu 3a3. afe intvestiumn\~ with goodl
iitres . Sa'ving has fur'ished tho *,
fle blo04d for' mainy naittions apd( iunsure -
pr'osperit to .4 the pe'op!e. TIhe\Govei'.. -~
mletf is dJoinig everyvthinog p)47.ble to
L'ncoura:ge savinhg ini the Unfitfe< Stateq -
by oferinog soun md atnd attraiet Ve so-- .
tmuritiesg fotr the inlvestmnent of small
sums. If you wvant to save, and in
st:re your futur'e, it would patY you
tc investigate Uncle Sam's Savmgap'
Notice is hereby given that the
City Taxes are'( norv due and 1panyable
at, t ie Clerk's office of the City of
lPickens for the currecnt year 1922. A
five petr cetf 3l pnity 'will het adde(d on~'
1'92:, and~ the b)odks wiIl close for
execuion fI'r Februart 1l'Qst, 1923..
itn pract(ticatlly thle samen condition as
t.ion:$f'Nnev almhouse-plant wvithin
de of the superI ndeni towardls
Ellf n Capers,
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