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Entered April 28, 1908 at Pickens, 8. 0., as eoond olaan matter, under act of Congress of March 8. 1879.
Mr. John Foster of the Peter's
Creek section was in town Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall
visited the latter's parents last
Mies - Miles, a student of the
G. F. C., spent Easter here with
Miss Nellie Grandy.
Mrs. W. T. Jeanes and Miss
Ola Richey went to Greenville
last week on a shopping expedi
The many friends of Mrs. D.
E. Hendricks regret to leain
that she had the misfortune to
get her arm broken a short time
ago. Mr. Hendricks is alo
very unwell.
Stock is being subscribed for
an oil mill at Six Mile, and it
will be well to keep an eye on
that section of the county.
Those people over there talk but
little-but they hustle.
I. D. Rice, at Norris, who sells
shells at 40c. a box, or two boxes,
for 75c., has sold 80,000 shells
this season. He informs us that
he puts a very close price on all
of his goods and has built up a
splendid trade, selling goods
even in the town of Pickens.
James and Anderson Babb,
the Pickens contractors, have
secured the contract for build
ing a 10-room house for John
Smitb, at Calhoun. Work will
begin Mav 1. Calhoun is com
ing on. Claude Boggs has a
fine residence under way and
several more will be buiit this
The next regular meeting of
the Pickens County Farmers
Union will be lield at Pickens
C. H., the first Monday in May,
and all Local Secretaries are re
quested to be present, as State
becretary J. W. teid will be on
hand and wishes to conf er with
then. Hon. Josh Ashley, of
Anderson County will tlso be on
hand and address the public
who are cordialy invited et 11 a.
On last Saturday afternoon
Miss Irene L. Clark, of Liberty,
gave her music pupils an Easter
egg hunt, which was greatly
enjoyed by all those present.
It was a very happy occasion
for all, both teacher and schol
ars. Miss Clark leaves on next
Saturday foi a week's visit to
Spartanburg to attend the An
nual Music Festival which takes
place in that - city from April
29th to May 1, and as Miss Clark
is excoeingly fond of music she
will have an enjoyable visit.
Rev. N. G. Ballenger has very
near exhausted himself, physic
ally, conducting the services in
.the ser-ies of meetings he has
been carrying on in the Method
.ist church for~ the past twelve
days. He has delivered the
message in a plain practical way
ahd has had the closest attention
from his large congregation. It
\ is to be hoped that these sermons
may be prodnctive of much good
and that the Christian influence
thus set to work may be far
reaching and that many people
may date their soul's salvation
from some one of th~eso sermons.
Easter morn dawned bright
( and beaubiful. The dark clouds
which had overshadowed the
"earth for three days melted
away, and the majestic sun soon
kissed away the lingering rain
drops,leaving the flowers' foliage
refreshed and lovely. The gal
lant beaux donined their spick
and span suits and hastened out
on the promenade to be ready
)and waiting to lift their new
hats to the fair maidens who
who would soon be passing by
on their way -to church. They
all looked charmig In their
dainty frocks -and "merry wvid
ow" hats, 'with -their happy
faces beaming .bewitchingly.
Mrs. F. A. Miles, of Greenville,
visited Mrs. T. J. Mauldin last
Mr. V. H. Loher of Walhalla
spent Sunday in town with
Born, on the 17th'instant, to
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thomas, of
Pickens, a daughter.
Born, on the 16th instant, to
Mr. and Mrs., C. N. Bowen, of
Pickens, a daughter.
Mr. D. F. Sutherland a pro
minent citizen of Dacusville
was here last Monday.
The town was kept alive last
Monday by wagons from the
country coming in for guano.
Arthur Gravely has added a
handsome 3-seated "drummers'
buggy" to his livery. It will
be just the thing for picnic
J. H. Wigington, who moved
here a short time ago from Wal
halla, to be near his work, that
of surveying out the timber land
of the upper part of the county
is very much pleased with our
town and contemi lates perman
ently locating here. He has the
reputation of being one of the
best surveyors in the country
and his work is always accepted
as correct.
"A letter has been received
from Rev. W. A. Christopher
who is near Ft. Thomas saying
that he is feeling well and en
joying his work. He states
that Mrs. Christopher and baby
are improving in the open air
life of a shepherd. He asks to
be remembered to all of his
friends in and around Safford.
He is one of the best men that
ever came to this valley.:. He Is
worthy of implicit confid
ence. "-The Safford, (Ariz.,)
Rev. N. G. Ballenger has been
invited to preach in the Pendle
ton Street Methodist church in
Greenville, next Sunday. to the
organization of Odd Fellows.
This is a compliment to Bro.
Ballenger's ability as a minister,
it is a great pleasure for him to
comply and will be a treat to
those who sit within the sound
of his voice. We are truly glad
that the opportunity has been
presented to him and feel sure
that his churches on this charge
will gladly excuse him from fill
ing his appointments next Sun
day. However, we are glad to
state to them that they shall not
go hungry, for Mr. Ballenger
has arranged that the meat of
the gospel shall be delivered to
them and has arranged to have
his appoinTments supplied on
that day, so attend your church
at the usual hour.
Mr. C. N. Bowen leaves next
Monday for Greenville, to accept
a position with the firm ol
Buchanan-Henderson-Scott Co.,
where he will have charge of
the dry goods department ol
their store. He will move his
family over as soon as they art
able to go. The people of Pick.
ens are very reluctant to givt
this excellent family up, ani~
are indeed truly sorry thai
Charlie could not see a brighi
enough future for Pickens tc
stay hero. He is a fine sales.
man, a good business man ani
number one citizen, who wil
make good wherever he goes
and will carry a good trade t<
his new employers. We com
mend him and his excellent wif<
to the people of Greenville an<
feel sure that the moral and re
ligious citizenship of that cit3
Iwill be better by their abod<
there. While their- friends her(
hate to give them up they wisi
'for them peace, Prosperity an<
A Game Two Can Play At.
LIBERTY, April 21.
Mn. EEIToR:-I had thought
to keep mum, and watch the
procession go by., but "when I
the band begins to play" a cer
tain tune "I just can't keep
still." When a new paper Is
spoken of, and the Farmers'
Union Is mentioned in connec
tion, I wish to state that any
paper coming from Greenville,
that hotbed of Union discord
incubators, as is well-known to
every well-informed Union man
In the State, and attempt to
pass as a Union paper, not only
it but all who aid in foisting it
upon the farmers of Pickens, or
any other county, as to that
matter, will be treated with the
utmost contempt by every in
telligent farmer with whom it
comes in contact. A Pickens
County Farmers' Union paper
issued from a city in another
county, and by parties whose
stock in trade so far as the
Union is concerned has been to
rule or ruin, Is not worthy of a
moment's consideration of any
man, ruch less a Union man.
MR. EDITOR:-I notice that
there is a paper to be put out in
Pickens in opposition to the Sen
tinel Journal, because of the
stand the editor has taken in
the recent school trouble. Do
the people .of Pickons.. realize
how that will injure them for
the Sentinel-Journal has helped
to bring Pickens up to her present
prosperous condition. Time and
again has the editor sought to
dissuade the people from sending
money off to these "mail-order"
houses,and advised its readers to
patronize home merchants.
Now these same merchants fire
boycotting him. For what?
Simply because he did not toler
ate the unmerciful beating of a
little child, and for denouncing
favoritism among teachers. Be
cause a part of -the patrons say
the school is all right, is no sign
that all get justice. Perhaps
they are on the favored list. If
you hear of a man who has hy
drophobia, and you say "I dont
believe it, for I have never been
bitten", does that provethere is
no mad dog? Oh nol And be
cause liquor has never caused
you nor yours trouble, is that*
,any sign that it is not an evil?
Come, friends, let us reason to
gether awhile, and suppose the
case reversed, and little George
Edens had 'torn, scratched, or:
bitten-for he couldn't whip-'
1the teacher until her flesh was
black and blue would ydu, now,
truthfully, would you have
taken the stand you have, had
the (ditor printed it? Ah, no!
The teacher herself would have
Isaidl the editor did'nt use too
ston language, nor use too large'
head line in his article. .No, and
if either one of those children
had been yours, Mr. Trustee you1
4know good and well .you would
not have taken th e part you
have In trying to down the Sen-1
tinel-Journal. The editor has
started a reform that will do!
goods for tine to conT)C. How
many children have had to suffer1
because their parentrs were not
trustees or they did'nt happen
to be a favorite. IT know whereof
I speak, and I .role the senti
mont of hundreds of children
miud their parents when I say
he Sentinel-Journal should re
selve words of praise Instead of
1ensure for what he has said.
As for boycotting the Sentinal
Fournal, that's a game several
3an play at, as there are more
nerchants to trade with than
hose who seek to put the editor
)ut of business; more physicians
han one you can call when you
1eed their services. The mer
,hants of Pickens have digged a
>it for the Sentinel-Journal that
hey will surely fall In them
ielves-watch and see.
Well, now brother farmer, are
rou going to be a catspaw In
his most contemptible business
>f boycotting? I think not, for
;he editor gives the farmers un
on space free, and if you do not
use it, he is not to blame. The
rarmers are-so far as I have
4eard-standing shoulder to
ihoulder with the editoi in his
roubles, not that they believe
xe does right at all times-for
who does, but he has never tried
o put another man out of busi
iess,and although he will sustain
;emporary loss, yet I verily be
ieve that he will come out more
;han conqneror, for truth will
iot :e downed.
I predict for the paper to be
stronger than ever "when the
Aouds have rolled away". Sev
3ral have said that if the boy
,otters send them their paper
bhey will surely send it back, a
rate it surely deserves.
Let us hear from the Sentinel
Journal's correspondents on this
:oycott-what you think of it,
wrhat you think the possible out
-ome will be. The Sentinel
ournal imust not, cannot, vill
iot fail. Haa -:an, if you ro
iiember made a gullows to hang
qordeceai on, with what results
til bible readers are familiar.
A. M.
'he Famous Palmist, is Here.
"By their deeds sh ll you
know them," says scripture,
tnd it has proved with Flora.
V20,000 for any one who can
aqual her.
She tels you your name as
soon as you come in and also
bhe one you wVill marry.
Who reads your life from the
craidle to the grave and Is
known from sea to sea as th~e
best Palmist in the world. pur
ing the Omaha Exposition she
read the hand of President
MicKinley and predicted that he!
would die by the hands of an as'
sassin which prediction came1
brue. She It was who, while'
filling an engagement at Pitts2:
burg, traced on the map the fa
mious Beaumont, Texas, oil
fields, and located what has
sinde proved to be the greatest oil
fields in existence.
While In Toronto, Ohio, Prin
cess Flora read the palm of Mr.
John Johnson who Is one of the
stock holders in an oil prospect
which was about to be aband
oned. When she read his hand
she said, "You are Interested In
an interprise located in a west
erly direction fron Toronto,
which will prove better than
you expect." Mr. Johnson at
once consulted his colleagues,
and they wient to work wvith
.renewed energy, with the result
that oil was reached.
Vrinceqs, Flora, ,iP a ratural
clairvoyant. and locates stolen
and lQst--articles. Her.powers (
arelsimply .wenderfuk She has
been very successful and has
foretotd .the future of some of
the prominent people in'America
She has been Alsited by some of
thelmost prominent people, all of T
whom pronounced her one
best they have ever had to
their past, present and future.
One feature of her reading is
the- telling of your name. It
matters not whether she has
ever seen you' before or not she
can tell who you are. You will
regret it if you do not have her
read your palm while she is in
Pickens at the Hiawatha.Hotel.
Marriage Bells.
What is there in the vale of
Half so delightful as a wife;
When friendship, love and peace
To stamp the marriage-bond
divine. -Cowper.
A pretty home wedding was
solemnized on the 15ths inst., at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Win. J. Smith, in Easley, when
their youngest daughter, Pearl,
linked her life with that of
Frank McFall, . Rev. D. W.
Hiott performing the ceremony
with an impressive yet simple
and exceedingly pretty service
which made them man and wife.
The bride was becomingly
gowned. and the groom wore the
conventional suit. After con
gratulations refreshments were
The wedding was a' quiet one,
witnessed only by the immedi
ate relatives of the contracting
parties and a few intimate
After an evening 'most pleas
antly passed in a social manner,
the groom brought his prize to
the home of his mother, in Pick
ens, where the happy couple are
pleasantly domiciled for the
In the marriage of this-couple
we are reminded of the couplet
from "Comedy of Errors":
"I, wkll - fasten on this sleeve of
thin I;
Thou artan elm, my husband,
I a vinie.
Therlde is young lady of
many igaces of mind and per
son, who is c~gable of filling the
homne sle swill adorn with hiap
pibese, and will prove toibe tru
ly- a helpmate - and Wompanion
to the, hsog sihe taasthosen
to honok' with her heart and
The'groom, is from one of ouir
best favnlliest, and by those who
know he 'Is consideired ione of
the substantialT ard coming
young --din of our ,town, who
will make his mark as a worthy
son of' worthy parents.
Ciongratulations on the happy
event are numerous and this
paper is greatly pleased on this
occasion to addits hearty good
wishes to those being so freely
If you see a tail' fellow ahead
of the crowd,
A leader of men, marching
fearless and proud.
And you know of a tale whose
mereo telling aloud
Would cause his proud head to
in anguish be bowed,
It's a prety good plan to for-.

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