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T. L, Bivis, of Pftkis, f
he went to takr one is c
dren foe' tre-tment.
Repot has Wth 0.C.$on ,
stenogr4phor fo W.10tf ju i
cial circuit, will J the near fu
ture,re v fty Anderson to
Walhalla or e practice. of, the
I. N. trap, formerly of
Libeif, '.moved to Central.
He hah hased a fine 6rgaii,
andOri ow make music some.
The Lberty side regret Mr. G.'s
departu,re, but wish him well in
hisI'W hime, as he io a gentle
man true. **.
Central. is preparing to enter
tain ithe 'lIbrse-Swappers' con
venti6n on Nov. 5-6-. The
. boys for miles around should
turn out In full force, catty all
the stock they can, to -trade on,
and "have a good time. The
Central people will do right by
The season for hunting 'pos
sums,is about on, for the night
air is getting frosty and the crop
of 'possum dogs Is large. . 'Pos
sum hunting is a favorite sport
with many people in and around
Pickens, and just as soon,as the
frost touches the 'simmons the
sport will open in dead earnest.
The rains the latter part of
last week caused the roads to
become boggy, kept the farmyrs
at home and ,interfered with
them selling cotton and other
produce. As a consequence the
merchants of Pickens amd other
towns of the county had a small
trade and some were wearing
Dr. J. L. Bolt, one of the pop
ular and prominent physicians
of Pickens, returned last Thurs
day fron a short pi ospecting and
business trip. While away he
visited Forest City, N. C., spend
ing some time there. The Doctor
is delighted with that town; he
says it is a good'town and it has
extra good prospects to make it
a better one.
There. will be an all-day sing
ing at Six Mile ehurch the 1st
Sunday in November. All lov
ers of music are invited to come
and bring song books and well
filled baskets. - Let everybody
come and make the day a joyful
one in song and praise to our
Heavenly Father. Prof. 'J. C.
Garrett will lcture at 11 o'clock
same day. D. E. 0.
S. Walter Craig, a very popu
lar and handsome young man of
Cateechee, spent a time last
week with his cousin, John
Craig, and other relatives in
Pickens. Mr. Craig is a popu
'lar salesman at the Norris Com
pany store at Cateechee, stands
well in the esteem of his em
ployers, and is the idol of the
young ladies of the mill village
and the country 'round about.
The "old folks", think a lot of
him, too--In fact, )e has more
friends than the average bull
pup has fleas, and are always
glad to see him.
The people of this county seem
to be afraid of bargains. Very
few took advantage of J. A.
Peak's range proposition. This
offer expires Saturday night, the
31st ingt., and after that date
you will have to pay the regular
retail price on these goods. Mr.
Peak came from a live business
town where the people,whenever
a real bargain like -this Is offer
ed, fall all over themselves to
procure it. Go see him, look his
stock over and see how close a
price he will sell his goods at.
He will make the old time, high
price credit fellow lower prices or
M'ajor S. Nimmons is no lonier
a citizen of Dickens, having left
for Williamston, his new home,
on Monday, where he goes to
take charge of a business as
manager. He has sold his in
terest in the firm of Ashmore &
Nimmons to his partner and
severed his connection with mer
cantile interests in Pickens, to
-the regret of his many friends,
who hate to. see him. leave.
Major Is a good business man
and will do well Wherever he
goes. Hi em~pQ~ aare to be
e.W. B. Godf D. ,
;entucky, will pi;Zch at the
Wesleyan Methodist c4urch in
Central, Saturday ni ght allay
,Sunday and on MondTy follow,
Ing, the Lord willing. 'I'h6 pub
lic .is cordially invited to atteyAd
Oliver, the little sol of. Dr. J..
L. bolt, who a short time ago
was scalded, is *slowly improv
ing. The burns are more deep
ly seated. than were at first
t ught to be, ,and it will be
seyeral days yet before he Will
be up. His little playmates and
friends hope for him a speedy
Mr. H. A. Nichey,' of Pick
ens, on Monday of last week,
bought of a one-horse wagon
rm Transylvania county, N.
C., 1,000 poulnds of cabbage.
The. cabbage were gathered that
morning, coated with ice. They
were hauled across th6 moun
tains and reached Pickens that
same day between 3 aid 4 o'clock
p. m. These cabbage were ex
tra large and firm and went li'e
Congressman Legare's health
is not as good as it has been, and
he is just back from consulting
a specialist at Asheville, who
advises that Mr. Legare try the
high, dry and bracing climate of
Arizona. He will in a short
time act upon this advice. His
many friends in and around
Pickens hope the change will
prove beneficial in the superla
tive degree. It is a pity he
could not get the rest and gain
the strength here in Pickens
that he so much needs.
Craig Bros., Pickens' popular
one-price cash merchants, are
offering great induccnients to
their customers in certain lines
that they are going to discon
tinue cartrying, viz, furniture
and clothing. They will cut
out from their stock these very
necessary commodities, and to
get rid of the stork on hand have
marked them at a price that
will sell them. If you need
either, or both, you cannot do
better than inspect their line of
good clothing and dressers.
Dr. J. N. Hallun1.is going
around with a preoecipid air
on an in a listening attitude.
The cause is he Dr. is just back
from a week's stay in Atlanta
and a visit to the great' Georgia
fair, and he is listening for the
roar of traffic, the hustle, bustle
and racket of the populace, the
blowing of the steam-whistle,
the clang of the street-car bell,
the noise of the boisterous mul
titude at the fair, and the 1001,
noises of the city that distract
the countryman. He had a
good time. Mrs. Hallum accom
panied him to the Southern me
tropolis to .keep him from get
We have in the past mailed
statements to all our out-of-the
county subscribers showving their
indebtedness, but they were al
ways derelict in responding.
W'e are now drawing on all these
through their local banks and
ask them to honor the drafts.
We must close up these accounts
at once, as the time limit al
lowed by "Uncle- Sam" for.us
to get on a "strictly-cash-in
advance" basis has expired.
After is~ date no man, not
even President Roosevelt, can
get this paper, unless he first
planks down the, dollar. -We
will have no credit or free-list
all will pay-advertisers, preach
ers, teachers, and all--if they
get the paper.
Charlie Bates, a well-kp6wn
colored character about Pickens,
who was indicted and tried atl
the.term of U. S. court now sit
ting -in Greenville, created a
laugh among the court officials
an d attendants by his remarks
when he plead guilty to the
'charge. He said he didn't know
he was violating the law until'
Chief of Police Nealey told him,
and right there and thien he quit.
Upon being asked what his oc
cupation now was, replied: "I
has citarge of the Pickens Graded'
School." This created more
laughter. Charlie is janitpr at
thescholbuilding and feels the
importance of his position. He
came clear of the charge, and1
on his way to take the train for
Pickens several colored cronies
tried to stop him to tal; lstyn
told them he didn'th
hie was ngsde4>
B. Nch4%aohand wifo4 of
. btry,.WM'erorh Greenville on,
wshopping exedition last Mon
Miss Eth6t 16awrence, of Cen
tral, visited her cousins, the
MIL;ses Dis of Oconee county,
8atrday -was a fair day, and
a kood many 1pople took advan
tage of the weat.her to come to
Pickens to pay taxes.
Mrs. ''. N. Davidson, of Green
ville, spent the week-end with
relatives in Pickens county, re
turning to hei home on Monday.
Mrs, Florence Griffin . and
niece, Miss Florence Bowen, of
Pickens, are visiting relatives
and friends in Greenville this
Our good friend, C. W. Smith,
of the Liberty side, came to
Pickens, Saturday, to pay taxes
and to replenish the till of the
SENTINEL-J.OURNAL by moving
up his subscription another
The little child of Wilson Cau
ley died last ,Friday of miningi
tis, and -was buried Saturday
'noon at Bethlehem church. The
bereaved parents have the sy m
path f many friends in their
VALUABLE LANDS FOR SALE.
I have bought the lands belong
ing to the estate of Maj. J. J.
Lewis, recently advertised for
sale. I am now offering them
in tracts and on ternis to suit
purchasers. J. D. HoLDER.
The editor of this paper saw
iany familiar Pickens- county
faces in Greenville last Monday.
They were buying their fall and
winter goods over there, and the
Greenville merchants tell us they
have had 'an unusually good
trade from this county this year.
Col. T. L. Gantt is very much
impressed with-our town and
the water and climate. He may
permanently locate here. We
invite our friends to call around
and get acquainted with the Col.
He is a pleasant, affable gentle
man of the old school.
'W. C. Garrett, who is attend
ing Clenisbn College, passed
through Pickens, Saturday, to
visit his fathr. J. M A20tt
of Pickens, R. 2. "alvin is stand
ing well in his classes and says
that the exhibit his college had
sent to the-State Fair was some
thing fine. The entire -corps of
studente were going to the fair,
an&he left Monday to join them.
There will be a union meeting
and Sunda school convention
at Peters Creekchurch the fifth
'Sunday in November and Sat
urday before. Each church in
the Pickens Association is re
quested tb send delegates to the
union-meeting, and each Sunday
school is also requested to send
representatives. Ex. Coii.
Dissolution of Partnership.
Notice is hereby given that the part
nership lately existmng between J. R.
Ashmore and Major S. Nimmons, both
of Piocens. S. U . undter the firm name
of Ashmore & Nimmons. was dissolved
on the 28d diay of October. A. *D. 1908,
p)ursuant to the terms of Articles of
Agreemeint of the same date.
All debts owing to the said partner
shig. are to be received by the said J. R.
Ashmnore, who w'ill receipt for the same,
and all dlemrands on the said partnership
are to be presented to him for payment.
J. R. ASHMORE,
M. S. NIMMONS.
October 28, 9908. 80-be
IhtrB's a 3Stuty in h00 ewQIry
not to be resisted, and if you
want to see good jewelry of ev
ery variety from a baby pin to a
jewveled collar come here.
FOR AUTUMN BRIDES
there is a specially fine selection
of gifts which you may choose
at once and have reserved1 until
needled. They rane* 1 price
for th t expe the
yery c with t t ma
This Cold Snap says refoot Tt*xe 16- -
We prepared for this time a good bit' ago and 2 h i
Shoes that can't be duplicated as to quality or price, To'
is to wear them. Some of our specials are:
A- Good Coarse Leather Shoe fot $1.00. This shoe usu -
tails for $1.25 and is cheap at that pripe. '
A No. 1 Good Shoe-"Mule Skin"-in both Plain and Cap,
going7at $1.25. You pay elsewhere $1.50 for this same shoe
get a.bargain at the price. -
Men's Brogans at $1.25 and $1.50 with and without Tap So -
These arp the shoes you have been paying $1.50 and $1.65 for, oui
thought you were getting value received.
"Number 220," Cap Toe, Exctra Heavy Tan, High Cut, Wor
Shoe. Well worth $2.50, but as long as we have your size yo j
can get in a pair for $2.00.
A splendid line of Children's Shoes from 25c. to $2.00.
The shoes are all good solid leathers and are the best values we
have ever been able to offer to our customers.
Dbn't be tooled by talk of "just as good" for you can't beat these
values and prices outside the factory. Come and see for yoursef
When in need of good goods at low prices call on
W. E. Freeman, & Co
"At the Old Stand."
A new lot of Free Pictures just arrived. Cpil and get yours.
DO YOU KNOW
THAT WE HAVE THE
MOST COMPLETE LINE OF
IN THE COUNTY.
We will be glad to show our stock if you
are in need of anything in this line.
. t LT & CO.
Pickenq. S. C.
THE BALL MUST ROLL?
ON THE ARTICLES MENTIONED BELOW WE
WILL CLOSE OUT
We do not expect to carry Men's Clothing any longer than
we can close out what we have on hand, and the prices we are
going to make they will not stay in our possession long. We
can sell you an Overcoat at a price you would almost be asha
med to tell how little you paid for it.
Stoves is another line' we do not think profitable for us to'
carry, and now, like the clothing, have placed on sale ever
stove we have at actual cost. This is also stove season anda~C
good opportunity to get a good Stove for a little money.
Inbuin urfsDIRE SSE RS.
In uyng ur fistcar of Furniture we did not know exact
ly how to assort it, and bought entirely too many Dressers. if
you want something real nice, which you will always be proud
of, come and buy one of these Dressers. It won't take many~
frying-size chickens to pay for them at the price we are selling
Save up your eggs and chickens, and add a little cash, 'and
come and buy some of the above Bargains, and you will nuever
know that hard times has been talked. Respectfully,
Qne-IIrice Qash. Stor