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~ PICKENS, 8. C. :
Til (J KS WAY JANUARY (?, lt>10
The Lien Law Repeal.
The first of January, 1910, is
a date which is of much interest
to those who make their
living by the cultivation of the
soil. It is on this date that the
lien law, or a certain portion of
si. 1.. .1 rni. _ i i
lb la rept'uit'u. nit! repeal was
enacted at the last session of the
legislature and the repeal act
goes into effect the first of the
Much has been said concerning
the lien low, and the repeal
of it, and there have been many
comments, both for and against
the action of the legislature, in
thus making the repeal, but it'
seems the general opinion that
the repeal was a wise one, and
til at the farming class will be
benefited to some extent by the
law. There are quite a number
however, who has never understood
just what is implied by
the lien law. and who do not
know just what has been effected
by the state legislature in
thus repealing the law.
As it has stood until the present,
the lien law embodies three
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umereiii- and distinct classes or
liens. Only one of these has
been repealed, the rest remain
just as they have been in the
past The repealing act states
that the section of the codifie<l
laws, 3059, is repealed, and all
af n>' / >f l-? '? ! ' *?
uvu^i j/ui nwiia ui tiiu llUil 1U.VV
which conflict with the repeal
'The three classes of lien which
the laws allows have been first
a lien to the landlord, second a
lien to the laborers who aided in
the cultivation of the fields and
third, a lien to others who have
aided in the work by advancing
the money or supplies to
the cultivator. It is this last
one which has been repealed.
The first lien is that given the
landlord for rent. If a farmer
rents land for cultivation, the
person from whom thov were
rented has the right, to levy on
the crop for this rent, and this
11<*11 is prior to an otncrs. Out
of the farmer's first crop shall
come the landlord's money. If
nothing remains after the money
has been paid for the rent,
the creditors are not entitled to
divide the landlord's share.
The second lien is given to
Jthe laborers who aid in the cul
* tivation of* the field. This is
/ called the laborers' lien. This
claim is second to that of the
landlord, and thr> fnrnior
has taken his share, the laborer
comes in for his claim before
The third lien is that given to
those who have advanced supplies
or money to the farmer to
aid him in his work. This
lien was good only when there
was a written contract or agree
mont of some kind, which hound
tho cultivator to the person advancing
tiie supplies or money,
with his paper, the creditor
could thus levy upon the crop
after tho other two liens had
been satisfied to the full extent
of the debt if he so desire. After
the first of January, tlds
portion of the the lien law Ix4cones
null and void. The par
ty who furnished tin- supplies
can Hue the farmer, if he .so desires,
and get judgment in the
courts, hut lie cannot levy on
the crops, as lias been the cus
There is seen to he a great
change following this repeal of
this particular section, since it
will in the majority of the cases,
free the farmer from all obligations
except those ordinarily
laid upon the average business
man. Manvof the farmers own
their own fields, and of course
in this rase, there can be no
landlord's lien. The laborers,
also, are usually paid without
difficulty, and this lien which
they hold over the crops, while
it still stands Rood, has never
beon a source of hardship to the
farmer. It has Always beon
recognised as right and just that
tho laborer should have a good
claim for his work.
The third portion of the lien
law however, was one which at
times worked hardship upon
farmers of all classes, since farming
is one of those industries in
which there is always a great
risk. Even when farmers owned
their own fields, and were
able to pay the laborers without
difficulty, thov have been
obliged to be furnished with
provisions and money during the
year until the crops began to bo
<*nnu> !i r?f inrrmin If f.lit*
year happened to be bad, and
the crops ran somewhat short,
the farmer was at the mercv of
the person from whom he had
gotten the supplies, and was often
forced to avoid being entirely
"cleaned out," to give in the
fall a lien on his next year's
crop. In some instances these
j lions had to be given in such a
manner as to u;ive a prior claim
over debts which should have
been settled first. The farmer
was sometimes tied hand and
foot by these liens, and could
not help but feel that lie was no
Ion per independent.
With the repeal of the lien law,
which in one sense seems to
nave occn legislation specially
directed against one class of people,
many of the troubles of the
farmer will cease, lie will be
more independent than before
and he will be placed upon a
more equal foot ing, it is thought,
with other business men, in the
matter of meeting his obligations.
There has been much comment
on the liwn law* since its
passage, and while it is sometliiiicr
r\f ?i nml iwl inn ?i /*<? *_
tain class of merchants, it is
agreed to bo a statute which can
easily he made a means by
which the fanner may he taken
advantage of. For this reason,
many have expressed the opinion
that the repeal is one of the
most important acts of the last
He v. I. \V. Will In iiih Ten tills*
Rev. I W. Williaii Huntington, W.
Va., writes us as follows: "This in to
eiriity that 1 used Foley's Kidney Remedy
for nervous exhaustion and kidney
trouble and am free to nay that Foley's
Kidney Remedy will do all that you
claim for it."
Keowee Pharmacy, Pickens Drug C >.
Pickens, Parkins Pharmacy, Liberty.
Charles Saddlowauser. a far
mor of Mendon, Mich., tripped
oil a stone in his hack yard re
cently and fell across a purupkin
in such a manner that his
neck was instantly broken.
Railway Mail Clerks Wanted
The Government pays Railway Mail
Clerks $800 to $1,200. and other
Employees up to $2,500 annually.
1'iu k Shim will hold spring rxaminot
>ii8 throughout tho country for Kail-1
w ly Mail ( l?-rKh. Custom House Clerks!
and other (i'lvcrrimcnt T'onitinnH I
Thoumirwlrt of a pointrncnta will ho
made. Any man or woman over 18? in
city or country can get instruction and
free information l>v writing at once to
Burciu of Inutru t <n. 1(H Hamlin
Building, Kocliestcr, N, Y.
Because Laurit-z 10. Sandahl,
of Chicago, would not tell his
wife what he was ^oing to give
her for Christmas she kicked
him out of tho bed, ho charges,
knocked him down with a curtain
pole and finally drove him
from the house.
Foley's Kidney Remedy will cure any
case of kidney or bladder trouble that
is not beyond the reach of medicine It
invigorates t ie entire system and strengthens
the kidnpyH ho they olimin.'it the
impurities from the blood. Hickaohe,
rheimat'sm, kidney and bladder trou1nr.
all cured by thin groat rnedirino.
Kt'owcp Pharmacy, Pickons Drug Co.
Pickens, Parkin* Pharmacy, Liberty.
Noticc to Debtors and Creditors.
A1.1 < I'ersona holding claims agamut
t'ie t'Htalo of the late F. f . Oarvin mlint
prenent the flame duly proven on or before
the 13 day of January 1010, or lie
debarred payment; and all perHona itij
dehted to fluid fRtnt?', iruiflt make payment
on or before the above ihite, to
Notice of Final Se Element and Disohacqe.
NOTIUR in hei >} ^iven that ! will
make application to J. B. Newberry
Kh<i , Judge of I'roliate for I'ickenH
countv, in the State of South Carolina,
on the KUli day of Jan. HMO, at II
o'clock in the forenoon, or as soon thero
after ah Hai?l application can ho heanl,
for leave to make Una' settlement of the
cBtate of l*\ 1j. Oarvm ilecoaHed, and
obtain diHcharxe a? adminiatratrix of
aaid entato, Marietta Garvin,
Notice The Insuran
WE H A
If a burglar blows the safe, and
the cashier "skips out" with what
The Burglar Insurance Co. repla
The Fire Insurance Co. pays for
The Bond Co. replaces what the
The Depositors' Guarantee Fund
<t n<l f I "w \ Ko ?>lr itr/\itl/l ^ ? 1.. ?! - - -
iiiki um icinn nimm ICTllliiU UllbllR
Your deposit is insured in Bank
nothing* If you haven't an with
Your money is not safe in your ]
Will pay interest 011 time deposit
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WV. 8 IT
lias a fine lino of CANDIES and F
for making your
Hello, Boys! Don
I have got them! See me lit1
This will be Santa CMans' Hi
W. A. T*
Next Door to Grayley's Stable.
IT til? farmer telephoned and?
rT~*I IK MODHRN, ^
8 progressive farmer
no longer drives
I to market without first tcl
the prevailing prices. Tlx
and equipment. By count
tern the farmer can talk fr
points. Under the Boll pin
at low cost.
For information and h<
y nearest Bell telephone man
SOUTHERN Bil l, TELEPHONE AM
SOUTH PRYOn STREET, AI
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| to a Fc
; than An
11 he mere
materials to oh
sis requires i
of a fertilizer 1
source from i
plant food is c
with a view of
the plant from
is not ove:fe<
time and star
! every oag.
Sold by reliable deal
y F. S, Roystcr
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ce Feature of the
Cashier Under Bond.
fire destroys the building, and
he can get notice the result:
ees what the burglar got.
the fixtures and buildings,
pays the depositors?
iss at the old stand.
of Liberty and it co^ts vou
us open ono at once.
Docket or at heme.
RU1TS and all the ingredients
't forgot vour
fore you buy elsewhere.
IE S! CANDIES!
padquarters for thia line.
Pickens, S. C.
m ARE YOU? j
Thl? farmer w?nt to market
lephoning and learning 3
3 Telephone saves these
/ear antl tear on stock j
;cting with the Hell Sys- S
om his home to distant 9
n service can he secured -j
:>oklet write to
lager or to
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LANTA. OA. V,\ jj
s more |
mixing of M
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edient i n R
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:l a t one
ved at ann
t y - f i v e
e goes with
lers throughout U
Guano Co. M
Another Christmas has passed an*
We most heartily welcome you. May yc
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we nope our irienas ana customers will all 1
religiously, socially, politically, financially and p
well-being of the country if our friends, neighbors
Ninety per cent of the people are diseased and
per cent of this ninety per cent suffer with back a
take to relieve them, but lately about ten per <
is tne D< st known corrective for these ailments.
Don't take our word for it?we have the testi
pills with most gratifying results.
Still selling them at 50c per box or 6 bofces fo
Li) 111<111 at Buine price.
We are behind every statement we.make and
can see ns "face to face" and talk the matter ovei
No Ion r letters, no "fake offers,'' no se^din:*
that you failed to follow directions, such as the n
p its up on you.
Ours is a fair a id square business propositi'
right and if it doesn't do what we claim for it yoi
wid be asked."
"Nip it in the bud," that pain in the back,
rid o( it wiih
Hall urn's Backache
Manufactured and sold by
We thank our customers for the very liberal
merit a larger share in the future.
Wo wish to thank our frion(
which has made 11)09 best yea
Wishing one and all a happy,
and winter seasoi
'il beautiful patter
I'isthwi attractive that in<
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I I ?OOlc into Allf nhnui w/i r? ? !/-?? #? <tm< ?..:u
M..VT I. ft |M ^VTTi7, y\J\? mil JfCC I
the foremost makers, they represent the latest
winners, Yours to
e Is Here.
d another New Ybaf has come.
>u be the best Vear of our efcistande.
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help us to make you a banner year-?mor&l)y? )
physically. We will look after the physical "
i and customers will do the rest of the jo&.
ilrm'fr Ir nrtu/ urliaf oiio flinm A ?
. n .V? ?MI?? una UIV.UI) 411 .iC?9l llfUCiy
md kidney troubles and do not know what to
:ent of this ninety per cent has learned that
emu iviuiiyy rims
mony of your neighbors who have used the
r $2.50 an-i money back if you are not sttis
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[ you have no trouble with our goods?You
you a substitute, no dodging by telling
lail-ord-r Jake msdicii e concerns generally
n. We have somethihg that we know is all
i get yoUr money back "and no questions
loins and kidneys, is a warning to you. Get
and Kidney Pills,
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patronage given ,us in the past artd.hojpS to
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Is for their liberal patronage ? .
r's businoss we ever had.
healthy and successful 1910.
feature of the fall
w colorings are fio
sn are apt to neg
i serge or b'ack a
to have at least H
black suit, in ad- ?S^P^SSSp"
r, colored weaves; ' jj I
?ok? ^ray ?verO
(he fancy fabric. p ! jp-gijfa^M
cha.ige, and gives 3$ 'MjwMivm>
get cleaned and II
ngs the. life of all jg
sat them this way. }m, \
here a display of new models from some ol
fashions, and y^u will spot them at once at
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