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PiksWA' 9thil n
fSea ThiNg otu Know4aESome U
You Dol't low About Osr
Towns, CUMit & P1OOp
-Diversisocation of crops is
I ) key to successfai farming. I
-A big dotton crop cannot,
compensate for a short crop of
-We waint.all the news while
it is news. If you know any,
thing, send it in. If it interests
you, it'llinterest your neighbor.
-Money 'is 'made by selling
rather than .by baying. Let our
f armers have smnething to sell
the year 'round, and they are
-MT. and Mrs. W. J. Kelley,
of -Ooonee county, visited Mrs.
K.s'parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
W. T. Nalley, of Pickens, R, I,
-Married, at North Pickens I
parsonage, April 2, by Rev. E. 6
L. Thomason, Miss Maggie
Adorgan and Mr. Grace Huini- 1
-"'Hog and hominy" is a
homely phrase that means vol
umes in its application to fan
ing. It means plenty, peace
and prosperity in the homes of
an agricultural people.
-Rev. E. L, Thomason re
cently closed a very successful
series of meetings at Mt. Bethel l
and much good was accom
plished. He was assisted in the f
service by Rev. Yarborough, I
who made a good impression on E
-There is to be an all-day.
singing at Goldens Creek
church., near Norris,on the third r
Sunday of this month. All
professors and lovers of music
are cordially invited to attend.
Bring w'ell-filled baskets, and
J. H. Price, of Pickens, t
'6,,b ,a three shoats, at his
hottse-two black and one red- e
spottled-that have taken up t
there. Owner can get same by
calling on him, Bunk says ~
they have been there about
three to four weeks, and if '
owner does not call soon, he
(Bunk) will be in that much hog
--How many farmers in this a
county have tried the split log t
drag in front of their homes? t
If every farmer in the county, e
or every farmer living along a s
given ioad, would try the plan r
of dragging the road in front of r
their immediate homes, we be- c
lieve that they would soonl see s
the wisdom of it and drag all of p
-G. R. Hendricks hgs .joined t
the "buggy" brigade, hut we do i
not mean by this that he has t
gone crazy, if he does act fooli t
ish-It is a form of disease or o
hallucination that affects all of I
us when we first become the a
proud and ,happy possessor .of a |e
fine "gasoline yAgon." "Bob" I t
has' done this very thing, and Id
his -fine Buick roadster weas|-y
turned over to -him, In good ti
shape and repair, clast week.. k
He has.been learning to operatel g
the blamed thing, and those e
queer antics yon notice about u
him now are caused by his close la
clinging to the steerihg wheel n
while learning to operate the si
frisky thing. Every time he p
says "gee" or "haw" the pesky ti
thing don't mind, and, as a jg
consequence, he has symptoms|'l
of the "St. Vitus dance," caused c
by the strain on his nerves to I t
keep the "confounded abomina-|v
tion" from climbing a tele-lo
phone post. HeI will sorn get a
V over these queer antics and be la
himself again. He is harmless,|d
and you need not be afraid oflo
-The ronfiibuftions for'Home
Lislonc from 1'i e Baptist W.
t S. urina the wveek bf prayer
Mach b IOted to more
-The ' C / A nbassadors,"
nder the leadership' of Mrs,
fiddleton Hester, will give a
'ublic meeting next Sunday
fternoon, at 3 o'clock, at the
-The Evergreen Association
3 a new organization here, with
rs. T. L. Biveris president. ]
'he object of the association is 4
o keep the cemetery in good
Ondition. All ladies are in.
fited to join.
-One fly killed now will
mount to more than a hundred
n June, and work done now to
lestroy their breeding places
vill be twenty times as effective
Ls that done later on.
-Messrs Berry and Jeptha
3rane, of Georgia, visited their
nother, Mrs. Ann Crane. at the
iome of Mr. W. H. Crane this
-Mrs. J. B. Newbery, who
ias been in declining health for:
everal months, and who re
:ently suffered a relapse from
)neumonia, is still quite serious
y ill. Her many friends hope
hat she may soon recover her
vonted health and strength.
-Aunt Lueinda Findley, who
tas been living with her grand
on, J. B. Findley, and who has
>een suffering some time with
Iropsy, is still critically ill.
'Aunt Lucindy," who is very
ged, being upwards of 90 years,
tas been in feel)le health for
ome time, and her relatives and
riends are apprehensive that
ter malady may take her off at
-Sam B. Craig and Jas. P.
larey, Jr., represented the Pick
ns K. of P. lodge at the district
neeting held at Walhalla last
week. They had a most enjoy
ble time. Several members of
he various Pickens county
odger were elected offlicers. Tpe
iext meeting will be held with
he Pickens lodge. -We wel
ome the 1isiting Knights, and :
esure them of a most royal
-There will be a layman's
nissionary rally at Griffin
hurch, next Sunday, 9th inst.
Lddresses will be made by Mr.
J. B. Bobo, of Laurens, and
'rof. R. C. Burts, of Easley.
'hese are strong, earnest men,
nd it is an inspiration to hear
hem. If you fail to attend
his meeting you will miss a
reat opportunity of learning
omething about thle cause of
riissions. Services will begin
romnptly at 11 a. m. and will be
oncluded before dinner. There
vill be no dinner on the
-We call your attention to
be advertisement of R C. Rob
ison & Co., on the first page of
his issue. It is useless for us
introduce this firm, composed
f such men as T. N. Hunter,
0 . Wilson, J. F. Williams
nd R. C. Robinson, to our read-I
e~s, for they are all well known
> all of our readers. But we
o feel that wre ouight to call I
our attentbn to thel fact thatN
iey are carrYing one of thel
irgest and best-selected lines of
eneral merchandise ..ever offer
I to the buying public of the l
p-country. We know the men
nd know their stock, and do
ot think that we are misrepre
mnting facts, but think that the ~
eople ought to be tOld1 where |
icy can get the most and best
nods for the least money.
hey carry all lines, and you
mu not go wrong if you go to
1em~ for anything you neod to
ear or to) eat, or frthe far
r~ to go into the home. We
(111ire' their progressive spirit
nud are glad that they am bvid
ing for trade, and 1hope that
ur. readiers4 will patronize thm
mds liberally.- ,
Death of A. J. S. Thomas, 0. 1.
Dr. A. J. S. Thomas. th4
vgll-known and beloved Baptisi
preacher and editor-in-chief o
ohe Baptist Courier, the literarl
yrgan of the Baptist denomina
'ion of South Carolina, died a'
is residence in Greenville, lasi
3aturday afternoon, April 1t
ifter a lingering illness of sev.
3ral months. ,
Several years ago Dr. Thomai
;erved the Pickens Baptisi
tharge faithfully and well
Ele was loved and revered noi
>nly by the members of his owr
thurch, but all denominationi
inited in paying him respect
ionor and confidence. He wat
centle, kind, and considerate o0
,he rights of others-a truo
'ollower of the meek and lowli
The last sad rites over -thi
3ody of the great preacher wer
:onducted last Sunday at Green
ille. The sublime soul of Dr
rhomas is now with its Maker
Mrs. L. R. Dalton Dead.
Mrs. Janie Dalton, belovet
wvife of L. "Rex" Dalton, de
:ar'-ed this life on the 1st inst.
tfter an illness of a few weeks
luration, from paralysis, at he:
iome near Mile Creek church
Mrs. Dalton was Miss Jai4
Bowen, a sister of the late la
nented Col. R. E. Bowen, o:
In early life Mrs. Daltoi
inited with the Baptist church
und all her life was spent i
loing her Master's will, and a
'he age of 60 years she gave ui
Ahe struggle. Her abode is nov
with.the blessed who (lie in th,
For many years Mrs. Daltoi
was a fixture in the social an
religious life in the communit:
in which she lived, and b,
both precept and example un
lertook to teach all with whon
she came in contact the way t,
bhe Lamb of God that taket]
away the sins of the world.
She was a noble wife, a lovini
mother, a kind neighbor,
happy Christian and the mothe
of 10 children--9 of whom ar
now living-and have profite
by her life and teachings.
Mrs. Dalton was buried th
dlay following her death at Mil
Ureek church, the funeral ser
vices being conducted by Rev
B. C. Atkinson, a large con
course of sorrowing relative
and friends attending.
To the stricken husband, lef
in his loneliness, to the' heart
broken children who sorrow
and to the friends who mourr
we extend sincere sympathy
and point them to the "Homi
Over There," where, in "Th<
Sweet Bye-and-Bye," we wil
all be reunited in one body, an<
will sing "Hozannahs to Th
Rices Creek Baptist Church Service.
I wish to announce that al
interested in the progress of thi
Sunday school at Rices Creel
new Baptist church will pleasi
mueet the second Sunday in thi:
month 3 p. m. for the purpos4
>f organizing a Sunday schoo
it said church. There will als<
ae preaching Saturday after
ioon before the third Sunda3
ed the Sunday afternoon fol
owing by Rev. B. C. Atkinson,
E~very'body cordially' invited t<
riten'd. W. M..Gantt.
,.It has tbeena' arranged to hold
Lsummer schiool 'for teacliers
t Winthrop College during the
our weeks beginning June 21,
911. The faculty is now being
ngaged and the courses ar'
anged. In a few wveeks a
onmplete circu lar' of infornm
ion may be obtainedl by request,
[irected to President D). B.
ohnson, Rock Hill, S. C.
. L(BOOS wV. K. FTIDLEY
BOGGS & FINDLEY
Pickens, S. C.
'fl0 OVer P'iekc'n' bank.
Thomas Gaines Boggs,' son of
J. NeelV and Catherine Boggs,
was born' Feb. 5, 1849, near
Ruhamah Methodist church, in
Pickens county, S. C. He died
at his home in Liberty, S. C.,
on Saturday, Nov. 5, 1910, aged
Mr. Boggs was married in
1878 to Miss Emma. Willard, of
which union there are seven
children-five daughters and
two sons-all of whom, together
with his widow, survive him.
- Mr. Boggs. was in ill health
for seven or eight years. He
was confined to his bed for
nearly a year, then quietly
passed away as though asleep.
He suffered much during all
this period, but bore his suffer
ings as a Christian, and said all
things worked together for good
to those who trust in the Lord.
He was always cheerful, and
often expressed his willingness
to go when Jesus called.
His faithful wife and family
together with kind neighbors,
relatives, friends, and a kind
physician, did all they could to
alleviate his sufferings and io
close his eves in peace. He
united with the Methodist
church at Ruhamah when quite
young, and was a consistent
member at his death.
During his last illness he
greatly enjoyed the visits of the
clergy and the reading of God's
The funeral took place Sun
day, Nov. 6, 1910, at 3 p. m.,
conducted by Rev. A. E. [low.
ard. The body was interred in
While we deplore ou r loss, w(
bow in humble suomission tc
the Divine will of our Master,
feeling sure that our loss is hi
gain, for (leath to the Christiar
is only gain. A FRIEND.
After January 1st. 1911, th<
Pickens Oil Mill will gin or
Friday's only. Dec. 29tf.
-For land anywhere in Pick.
ens county see or write J. R.
Ashmore, "The Land Man."
r Do you want to sell youi
e farm or town property? Seo
I H. M. Hester "The Real Estat<
Man." Office in Pickens Banil
Building, Pickens, S. C.
s --J. A. Smith, photographer
will be in Pickens on Mondayi
of each week instead of Satur.
-days as heretof ore. All wthc
- want first class work see him.
9 -Dr. T. A. Seawright's Den
tal officelis in the Masonic Tern
L pie, upstairs, over the Pickens
.. Drug Co.'s store. When in need
of dental work call and see him.
-FOR SALE-Nice rubber
tired surrey, in first-class condi
tion, at a bargain. Has both
a pole and shafts. If you can
) use a vehicle of this kind, see
H. Mv. HESTER,
Pickens, S. C.
-FOR RENT-After 1st of
April, my residence in Pickens
for rent. Nice house, well lo
ated, electric lights, in good
condition. Apply to Mrs. F. R.
Lathemn, Greenville, 'Phone No.
2852, or see H. A. Richey, Pick
ens, S. C.
people taklen advantage of the slaughter
sale R~atur-day and hought men's hats,
women's hats and childrens hate, also
hon, and men's pants, but the biggest
nbise Was 'nt the lace and embroidery
counter where etbif was slaughtered for
-one,tourth value. Come for your share
nnxt Saturday. Your moneys fck any
tinile you are not pleased, yea delighted
with your purchases. This policy ap.
plie's to every department in the store.
My grocery department is certainly a
lively place and the good p~eop~le are
finding it ocut, It. would be too cruel to
name some of the prices. Ask your
neighbors what tbey pay for oil, flour,
tot.acco. gritsa or sny other Rtap~le article
at the "Dee Ivke". Pleased customers
beat all the adsH.
I will1 pay 100 lb for hens, 15c lb for
fryers-SP~OT CASii. You wont be
asked t o Limde until you get the cash in
your hands. Bring mue (egg.s. butter,
leams, anud get cash, One pi . and
that lower than mortal ever sa'w.
I) UI A i-1r'; I 'ronrieom.
iCut out this coupon,. fill it' nrop0rlY and seoui to the'
Dept., of the Sentinel-Journal,
I hereby nominate
M(r, Anr. or Miss:'..........................~
of................................................State .......... .......
as a contestant in The Sentinel-Journal Piano Contest. Also
Mr..... ......................... .....................
as a contestant for the Stalk Cutter.
Nominated by... ......................................... ..... .......
of ........ .........................................
Subject to Rules adverning the Contest.
The Last Round Up
Before Our Spring Opening,
Many rare bargains in remnants and short lengths.
They must go. The early bird gets the worm.
Soon we will have to arrange for Spring and Summer.
We shall be prepared to give the best service of our busi.
Dont fail to call on us whenever in need of dry-goods or
A. K. PARK.
West End. G-ree na-v"111e. ii. c.
"More Goods For Less Money"
Now is the time when your head is in a whirl thinking of
the clothes for the family--what you will get for Tommie, Mal
ry and the baby. We, too, are constantly thinking of how we
can help our customers in buying the kind of merchandise
that would be most ;uitable to our peopie. We want to give
every lady in Pickens county a cordial invitatian to visit our
store and see what we have.
Miss Josie Chastain still has the Dry Goods and Notions in (
3 her charge and is always glad to see her friends and will take
) great pleasure in trying to please every one who will visit our
Come to see us, and don't forget that basket of eggs and
coop of chickens together with that pnrse of change. They
all have an equal show here.
CRAIG BROS CO.
One--price Cash Merchants.
Grand Spring Opening
NOW ON DISPLAY
FOR YOUR INSPECTION
FIRST SHOWVING OF PAT I'ERN HATS,
SMART STREET HATS.
NOBBV SMALL SHAP~ES IN ALL THE NEW COLORS.
PRETTY READY TO WEAR HATS,.
FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN.
A Cordial Invitation to ALL, COME.
MISS PAR IDE
FOR THAT KEG OF
THE DRINK THAT REACHES THE SPOT
Pickens Bottiine: Works,