Rapuenings of a Local and Personal
Capt. V. A. Courtenay, of the
Newry Cotton Mills, died i.1
Columbia on the 17th inst..
W. H. Griffin, of Greenville,
is spending the week in Pik
ens, the guest of his mother.
R. E Lewis, of Charleston, is,
on a visit to his parents, Major
and Mrs. J. J. Lewis, in Pickens.
Miss Ola Richey and Mrs. J.
L. 0. Thompson are - visiting
their cousin, Mrs. Con ie Acker,
B C. Robinson hast just re
ceived a carload of fine horses
and mules, that must be sold
within the next few days.
A. H. Dagnall, attorney of
Anderson, is shaking hands
with friends in Pickens. He
will be a candidate for solicitor.
Miss Essie Earle and brother,
Edwin, have returned from a
trip to Florida, where they went
for the benefit of Ed win's health.
Married, on the 15th inst., at
the residence of John Gilstrap,
Miss A. N. Gilstrap and R.'S.
Gillespie, Rev. B. F. Murphree
Our columns are open for the
discussion of all pertinent ques
tions. Poult-y is a leading
topic and arth es along this line
News has been received in
Pickens th at George W. Thomp
son, a former resident of this
county, had died at his home in
Attorney J. J. McSwain, of
Greenville, is mailing out letters
to the voters announcing his
platform and candidacy for so;
licitor of the 10th circuit.
John H. Graveley died last
week at his home on East Fork,
N. C., from paralysis, aged
about 78 years. He was a
brother of Bal. Graveley, of
Ex-J udge 0. W. Buchanan
was accidentally shot Sunday
evening while sitting by an open
window on a train en route to
Augubta. Hie died from the
effects of the shot.
Rev. D). L. Lander filled his
appointmien ts at the Presbyte
rian church last Salbbath and
preached to large congregations.
The doors of the c:hurchi wer'e
opened and several members
There will be an all-day sing
ing at Golden Springs on the 4th
Sunday in March, conducted by
Profs. James and Lawrence
Hughes. Everybody invited to'
bring their best song books and'
dinner to spare.
R. A. C. Golden and C. L.
Anerson spent Sunday with
friends in Cateechee..W. S.
Parker and Misses Ida and
Laura Shelor spent a few hours
Sunday with friends at Norris.
--[Newry Co. Oconee News.
Married, on the 15th inst.,
Mrs. Jane Pardon and Peter
Thomas, J. Alonzo Brown, N. P.,
at the throttle. The hap~py cou-l
ple have the congratulations of
their friends in their old age
while entering upon the second
voyago of life.
N. D. Parsons, who has been
s.uffering for some time from
jaundice and catarrh of the sto
mach, was taken worse a few
days ago and was attacked with
hemorrhage of the stomach, but
at this writing he is improving
and his friends hope that he will
soon be out again..
Sol~ egents~ for 31 fchel
WValover anld Z.* .ia e
TPhe personal property of the
late N. M. Madden will be s;old
at his home on the 30th inst.,
by J. E. Boggs, executor, with
the exception of the bank stoc k,
which will be sold on sonme sale
day and advertised later.
Mr'. and Mrs. J. L. Valley, of
Anthras, TPenn., have arrived in
Pickens and are stopping with
Mrs. V.'s parents, Maj. and Mrs.
J. J. Lewis. They will becomc
citizens of Pickens. as Dr. Val
Iey wvill locate here for the prac
tice of his profession. We we'l
come him and his.excellent lady
to our town.
Thle entertainment given in
the school building last Friday
night wa~s well patronized and
was a success from every stand
point. Everything p~assed ofi
nicely and every one0 acted well
their part. Tihe net sum of $2&
w~as made. Miss Knight and
the ladies assisting her, as wel
as the children participating, de
ssrve much credit for the very
successful manner in which th<
programme was rendered. Ti<
violin playing by a little juven
ile, Ralph Parsons, son of B. F.
Parsons, acc:ompanied on the
piano by his sister, Ruth, wm~
one of tile features, and brought
encor'e after encore. Ralph is n
musician right and Is destined
to beat his daddy. and Ben h
F R O m
We buv nearly every piece of Furnitt
which enables us to save you at least
purch xe yon make. A look at our line i
we carry the largest line of Furniture, S
this part of the country.
Chairs, all sizes, styles, p
Stovs from $ 7.0 to $;
Beds 2.00 to :
Sorings 2.00 to
Mattresses 2.00 to I
Kitchen Tables 2.00 to
Dining Tables 6.oo to i
Centre Tables -75 to
Sideboards 12.50 to
Kitchen Safes 3.00 to
Waslstanda 2.00 to
Dressers 5.00 to
Suites 15.00 to <
Hall Racks 3.00 to
Bed Lounges 8.oo to
Iron Beds 3.00 to
Big stock of Machines, Trunks, 1\
Squares, Lace Curtains ond Window SlI
thing needed in the house at prices thot
Call on us for anything.
C!otiing, SIoep, HtR and Gents Furnishin
IWagonsc~ Chm i;ity Bu~ggies, Iron King Stovoes, N
one of the best fiddlers in the
whole country. It was a most
enoybl evening to those who
Saturday night a couple of
charges of dynamite were let off
in town, in front of *Will Rosa
miond's shop, ado usa
night another charge was fired
somewhere in town, This prac
tice should be stopped-it is dan
gerous; some one will be seri
ously hurt or some building
wr~vecked by such pranks. A r~e
wvard should be offered for the
capt ure and conviction of these
miscreants. Mayor LaBoon,
hiaving~ two policemen -on tho r
force s. hould compel them to Gu
use their utmiost efforts to pro- Col
teeCt the interests of the town youi
a'l <atdh evildoers. One of
them shonld be a night-watch
-for these things, if allowed to yo
riun on1, will go from bad to
worse. T[he promiscuous firing
of guns, pistols and dynamite
will become a common occur
renWce, the people will becomeii
used to it, and some of these
fine rmornhigs wve will get up
and find the bank dynamited -
and robbed, and no one will be
'the wise-anrd all because of
promiscuous (1ischar'ges of dy na
mite heretofore led the people to
b~elieve it "'was the hoodlums atJ,
work again." Stop it, and1 ati
once, and for all time to come.
re in car load lots
15 per cent on every
vill prove to you that
toves, Chairs, etc., in
lattings, Rugs, Art
ades, in fact every
can't be matched.
LEY & CO.
Goods a specialty.
~w Home Sowing Machines, Hlawos' $).00 Hatsa-Boydei',
Piekens Drug Co.
See us for Cabbage Plants.
sh twice a wveek from now until the season closes
iranteed to live.
ne in and let us explain to you how to prepare
r land and start your garden early.
have studied this business carefully and can tell
Pickells Drug Co.
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