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1Itered Aprkl 23, 1903 at ickens, A. 0. Am 464301nd class Mail enatteft eider 'et of .ongretss of Mlarch 3, 1879
41st Year PICKENS. S. C. AUGUST 10, 1911.
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ToxaWAy Propertv Sold at Auction
All the property and franchis
es of the Toxaway company at
Lake Toxqway, including about
27,000 acres of land, and the
Toxaway, Fairfield and Sap
phire hotels. was sold in Ashe
ville on Monday about 12
o'clock, under a decree of sale
by United States circuit court
for the Western district of North
Carolina, to satisfy a deed of I
trust or first mortgage for bonds
to the amount of $272,000 held I
by E.- H. Jennings of Pittsburg, 1
property was sold at the ]
doorof the federal court house
and was bid in for.' 3,000 by a .
representative of .. Jennings. I
The decree of sale was made I
by Judge James E. Boyd of the 1
Western district of North Caro- 1
lina, on May., 4th, 1911 and It
was made on the motion of J. i
G. Merrimon, attorney for 4he I
Colonial List Company, the
trustee in tl.e action, and by 2
whom the sale was made. t
A mortgage was executed in
1902 by the Toxaway Companyv
to the Peisylvan ia Trust Com- t
pany, as trustee. coverinig the i
property of the compa1ny\ am] I
t1s was turneld )ver to the r
American Trust Comlipany and
by thei to the Colonial 'Tlist I
company. The mortgage was to t
seeure the mortgage hlands. In C
1903 a second mortgage -as r
executed to cover coupon bonds i
to the amount ol $272,000, the f
owner and holder being E. 1-1. v
The defendants n adi default
n _,thil interest r
1 as it caile duO Iu sf madt (l
fault in making4- yments to
the sinking fund, thereupon the t
holder of the bonds demanded of t
the trustee that the property be i
soldl to satisfy them.
The report; of the sale will be a
maIi1dVe soon and a motion asking I
for a confirmation of the sale.
Sylvah Valey News.
A Happy Gathering.
An enjoyable <tay was spent
at the hospitable home of Mr. t
and Mrs. Jackson 1Hnter about
three Iiiles south of Pickens on t
Friday. Au g. 4th. 1911, the oc
casioi bein 11 vg the birth day f
rs. 1-uter and the annual re
union of the family.
About 9 o'clock the friends
- and relatives began to . arrive
and continued1 to come1W until the
noon hour, dlespite the. mlud
avnd unisettledl condlitioni of the
w'~eather. All of Mr. Hunter's
childtren, wre present except
t wo sons, there being in all about
* 5 persons present. It was1
giodl to see the maied'i( sonis and
daughters gather with the
father once more.
A f ter ssinging some sweet
songs, the ladies began to look
into thieir buggies ando the boxes
of good things were brought
lorth to where a large table was
erected in the shade of the beau
tiful trees and, the good things
placed on it., and after thanks
being returned by Rev. J. A.
White, all did justice to the edi
bles spread before them. Af ter
lemonade had been served all
gathered ar'oundi and listened to
- ani 'xcellenht serm1on by Rev. G.
B. Nalley. wvho vave some good
advice, e.spec'iall t~o the yoiung
peop)le. Short talks were made
-by itev. W\hite and others.
A bout 5 o'clock the c'rowdl he
, an to depart, having had a
JOYOus day, and1 looking forward
to many happy returns of the
For Cotton Weigher
nUle many3 friends~l of IR L lihuna re
Nwetfullv -im,oun1ce hjim a candidate
for coto u""igher for Pickens~ townselp.
/UbjctL uo the~ action of the voters on
the 19th instant.
Greenvtlle Girl Weds.
An account of the marriage
Of Miss Mary Latham, formerly
of Greenville, and Mr. T. A.
Tanner, of Greer, which occurred
on July 10th, but was only made
kno'wn a few days ago, is pub
lished in the Rock Hill Herald.
[t is as follows:
"That 'love will find a way'
Aras thoroughly demonstrated in
Rtock Hill last week when on
'hursday the news leaked out
hat a young man of Greer had
een secretly married since the
.0th of July to a Rock Hill girl.
"Meeting all obstacles that
tood in their pathway, which
o them was strewn with roses,
hey planned a way in advance
)y which they might share their
iappiness and sorrows together.
"The high contracjing parties
vere Miss Mary Latham and
dr, T. A. Tanner, of Greer.
"On account of their youthful
rears the parents objected to
'"'The groom had pleaded sev
ral times with the mother of
he bride to give to hiI what he
11Of desired inl all the world,
1er d1(aughter's hand in mar
iss Mary, being the i(lol of
Lel.r lother's heart. ni('a nt miVlch:1
o her Inother, and never did she
onsent to her <.aught er's mar
iage. It she inl on sciously
uaved the wayN whtl*en she in
ormed the lad that she would
onsider it after they both had
"But time was fleeing to the
iiadly-in-love people, and kpe
iving their lives woluld he in
omplete without. each other,
hey, with a strong determina
io.i, went in search of a min
"Rev. C. P. Carter was found
mnd he informed the couple that
le colld not thinik of perform
ng the ceremony w.ithout a mar
"The ages of the parties were
,iven and the minister, after
nu: h persuasion on the part of
he couple, consented to go he
ore the probate judge and secure
''On Monday morning, J uly
Oth, he vent to YorIkville and
eeured the licelse, and that
light, in the presence of wit
lesCs, the ceremony llwhich
mnited thel( two live VSwas per1
"'It was ulnderstod that the1
narriage was to remain al secret
mntil the first of the year, but
;he young man came to R~ock
Fill, Wednesda~y night, to (claiml
a.l ridle, andi~ on Tlhur1s lay after
boin the 'oulpl(e left tihe city,
"'Mrs. LI atham, umother of the
l)ride, knew nothing of the mar
riage until she( r'eceive'd aL 'pho( 'e
mnessage' in Statesville on Thur's
ilay evening, and she arrived in
the city Friday morning.
'"She is a highly-cultured lady,
one of Winthrop's first grad
"'She purchased Mr's. H-. A.
Nicholl's residence onl Park aye
nue, several weeks ago, in order
that her twvo (laugh ters night
gradluate at Winthrop.
"'Mr's. Latham is in chlarge of
thle Lathamn Homle inl Greenville,
and in this capacity she is (loing
a noble wvork for her state in the
way of caring for unfortunate
LAKE CHARLES, LA.
Mr. J. T1. lDillard has returned
bomne from a trip to Atlanta.
While gone' he' took a whirl
across the initry to West
Louisiana and Texas. Owing
to nice showers things looked
green and bright,
It's his delight to surprise the
The executive Committee of
Senator T. J. Mauldin Monday a
ON FINANCE: Rufus Ashnior
ON RACING: C. L. Cureton, ((
ON SHOW AND ADVERISIl
Sam B. Craig, J. L. 0. Thoi
ON AGRICULTURE: John Rol
Geo. A. Elli3.
We are indebted to Mr. Jas.
fair association, for the followinj
The Executive Committee o
met in Pickens on the 7th instar
f amusement, the days agreedi
This committee has entire cl
niing one of the biggest fairs ever
for the entire county, as it has b<
Pickens welcome one and all wit
the fault of the fair committee, i
if those who attend do not have
be used to give the people who at
and effort can produce. In this,
)peration. and the Pickens Coun
very man, woman an( chilk do
uv something that will encou ra:
leave anything undone that won
The associat ion w\ill make ar
ip-to-date slIowVs tI be here for tl
mis will be lar ged for admissi,
4trict rules and regiulations on th
vill meet with the approval of ON
ms other things for the entertai
ournaments, displays, anld best
ng music during the three days.
roung people of the town at some
vill be offered the best dancing
onmittees authorized to act Aur
)he names of whiom are announc
>f the fair will be anntounced lal
lid not decide definitely upon an
being the most important man
vant plenty of time to select one
x(e is selected a high honor vill b
-o fill so important a position. G
)est exhibit of corn, cotton, whe;
>ons will be given as prizes for a
lperior to other exhibits of the s
Since the above was written
Aire committee has prevailed upc
place of manager, and everybod>
will do his work thoroughly and
rolks. so he was in the house of
ine of his boys in Atlanta before
mny one knew he was about.
After spendng a short time
ihere he vent over to Wvest
ILou isiana, where the other son
was just ge'ttin readly to go) out
of towvn. But as J . TI. was on
time he canugh t hinm oni the wing,
and st.opi'ted him hy the wvay
As they are always ghl to set'
papal arei didn't go lacking for
anything. Thley took us over
to Texas, where we spent. a
pleasant dlay. Theni to manyv
other places that would make
most of the'Pickenus fellows pull
off their hats and~ smile.
This is a fine' country, and 'tis
a pity to see so much fine land
go to wvaste. Tlhey' ought to
have some of the South Carolina
farmers to show these swamp
rats how to raise corn'u and hogs.
W,~heni the time was up for us
to start back east we bade oum
eldest son good.-b~ye. He' is em
ployed by Uncle Sam.
W'e are back in South Ciaro
lina, where hosts of friends arc
glad to see us back.
I lealth' goodl in this seei tin
and watermielons fine.
Mr. Eddie Stephens, of IEas
ley, spent Tluesday night 'vithi
Mr. D~oyle Hudson. The boys
report a good time.
Mr. J. J. Adams visited Mr'.
andl Mrs. J. (M. Hudson last
Miss Fannie Hudson spent
Friday, Saturday nnd Snna
the fair met in the offices oi
,nd appointed the following com.
3, (Chairman); R. T. Hallum, B.
Jhairman); Furman Holder, B.
FG: Leslie Matheny, (Chairman);
>er, (Chairman); Melvin Holder,
P. Carey, Jr., Secretary of the
r article of explanation:
f the Pickens Fair Association
it and decided to have three days
apon being the 3d, 4th and 5th of
large for this year and it is plan
had in our county. It will be
en heretofore, and the people of
h open arms, and it will not be
nanager or the people of Pickens
a good time:for every means will
tend the best time that energy
is in everything else, we need p-.o
ty Fair Association requests that
sometlhing that will assist us,
e others to assist u1s and do not
Id be for thw good m1l sn1eess of
ranlem11eent s for somi of the most
1 llree days and only nominal
M. There will be ra1Cig11, un1ider
L streets and we hope that. this
-erybody: there will be numer
mient. of the people: all kinds of
>f all, a good band will. be mak
A dance wvill be given by the
appropriate place and a prize
couple. There were numerous
ing and preparatory to the fair,
ed above. The general managei
er, as the executive committet
y special person; the managei
connected vith the fair, they
Wted] for this place: and when
a paid him for being successful
Ood prizes will be offered for the
it. oats, hay, etc., and blue rib
nything which is exhibited and is
ime kind. -
we understand that the execu
nI Mr. A. M. Morris to accept the
can rest assure(, that "Aaron"
with Mrs. Stella Porter.
Mr. Dovle Hudson spent WTed
11esda.y n ight with Mr. 1F'oster
The friends of Mr. J. N. Grant
surprised himl) with a birthday
(dinner on1 the 4th inst. Well.
filled baskets aboundedland1 good
cheer a ndI enjoymlen t reigned
The Si x Mile Bapt ist A cenemyv
schi~ool oplen1s Sept. 12.
The Democracy of the English Gov
1t is mmI1ouncedl that King
George of England has assured
the ib erals that as soon as they
make the re(Iluest adl subml)i
the names he will raise a sufl
('eint numbler of commoners t<
the p)eerage to make the p)assag<
of the lords' veto bill certain ii
the H ouse of L ordls.
George is a Tlory, perhaps t~o
gr'eater extent than the rnnui 01
those predecessors whose na ni
If lhe had ruledl a hInndrel am
fifty y'ears ago he would }havi
been a George I 1. , or five hun
dr'ed y'ears ago a James10 I.o
( 'h a rls I I.
Isn when the Hionse <>f ('omii
11u018Sd VSity et le acts.
Albl I hi ilili that atet Eollt Pill
Iplates the dlet.hlronenle-nt of th<
anc1ienlt st roulghold1 and purpo1)ses
to give ab~solulte doiniat ion of
~the government to its populal
branch, he dloes not say nay.
In the miatter of democracy
the world has seen nothing likt
that which is being written int<
jhe government of Great Britain
The Commons, chosen by the
people, will be the government,
with absolute rule over lords
They will not be checked and
limited to certain bounds by a
court standing guard over a con
stitution, as in this country.
An act by it becomes a part of
the constitution, unloss the same
conflicts with other laws in a
manner not intended by the par
No court can correct its errors;
all the judiciary can do is to
amend its oversights.
The king shows by his assent
to the programme of Asquith
and Lloyd-George Involving the
"padding" of the House of
Lords, if necessary to the com
pletion of their policies, that he
represents nothing but a shadow
of a once powerful throne.
With the veto bill enacted, the
lords will have surrendered the
last vestige of their right to in
terfere with legislation affecting
the country at large.
No legislative bod y in all the
world is more amenable to pub
lic sentimIent. than the ('om
monls of England.
Such a goverun nental status
woild not prevail in any other
place in the westei'n world.
But. inl England 'where tradi
tion and clistoli ontranlk the
writteni law, it will be safe,
As Herbert Spencer says, all
humian intitutiolls are devel
oped by the process of evolution.
A perfect government cannot
be made effective by statute
it must be lived into being.
Those radicals in America who
are ever urging the adoption of
cure-alls that look good on paper,
caln study with profit the pres
ent striking denonstration of
the evolutionary process in gov
ernment, which is being fur
nished by Great Britain.-Au
A Lawyers' as Well as a Millionaire's
Those who have aspirations in
the direction of the United
States senate ha(d better study
law if they ever expect to get
Leslie's Wffeekly compiling the
professions represented inl that
body gives the followi og:
iBusiness......... ... .
F ~armners............ .. 1
M in1i n)................
D octor.......... ......
Not g'iven.............. .
*T'here is a vacanicy ini the
senate owing to the dleath of Al r.
HuItghes, o. C oloradlo.
if most of the senator's are
millionaires, the prIeponderance
of lawyers amiong themi would
i'adicate that the legal profes
sion is the best route to m ill ions1
a fs well as to the senate.
As to thle pre'(POnd~erance of'
lawy'ers ini congr'ess, statistics
for the house show unp equally
as wvell as for the senlat.
Both Ge'orgia senaatorus andi
ninle out of' eleven r''lIersenlta
tive re5 1lawyI er'Is.
' Secret Order' Meetings.
the full moon)0I
Chapter-It. A\. 21. nn-ets li'i.
clay nights I ni or' after the full
K. of' P .--Meets everuv \loni
(day night after the fiast andl
. 0. WV.--Meets every first
andl third TJuesday nights.
City Council meets Tluesday
nie~hts of' first Monda vs.
Champ Clark on the Presidential Rae.
An enthusiastic supporter in
South Carolina wrote to Champ
Clark, speaker of the house,
asking him if he were a cand!
date for the Democratic nomina
tion for president.
The speaker gave what ap
pears to us thef" reply made
by any one ")spective
. "The 4,ave me
the .Jud1ncant office
th' .td to give.
'Upon the performance of
this House will depend
whether we win or lose in
the next election.
"Therefore, the highest
(ity I can perform is to stay
right here and do anything
in my my power to make a
recor1 uilponl which we can
"I am not going to neglect
that duty to go gallivanting
around the country in pur
suit. of another office, and at
the same time 1. on not,
going to decline a nomina
tion thaIt has not. been ten.
dered to Im"
to think t hat the uties of
)n), mi onsist. utinly in
tarying to get. a better one;
anld some, we regret t-o say,
after gevting the other job,
insists oin holding both, and,
perhaps, looking for still
another at the same time."
Musings of Uncle Abraham.
"Mary" would find it expen.
sive to have even 'a little lamb"
Bluff is' not everything, but
it helps a whole lot. sometimes.
"le who fights and runs
away lives to fight another day,"
is a very nice little theory; but
whether you get away with it
in practice often depends upon
the agility of the "co). "
Though "ignorance may be
bliss," we should generally be
iloney inl pockcet had we been
There ro'i(i be) no gossip if no
body' were thire to listen t. it.
W.iThienl a manl is really aixiouis
to sell yo something the chances
are It, will not bw wort h allN)mor
to you than it is to him.
"Timlie ald tide' wait, for 110
man" is true eniouzgh, but it will
1not bother a mnm nmuch if he
dloes nlot stalhi arom 1 in the
firtst pi t e.
You ca save yourself' a
whoule lot otf trouble byv not ask
ig for it.
D~on't he' a hiog. if *you woul
not lik~e pe(op)le to think of1 you
"'at sil Imne(h a lpotul."
Th'lere is nothingpraisewor't h y
ab~out getting out of' ani awk wardl
positioni that we nme'ed ne(ve'r to
have been'I in.
Why is it that wo.>men abinost
lnvariably hold( that "the girl
catches the man," bu in case of
anm unhappy marriage (eall thme
manII a "hase deceiver"
"The nearer the bone' the
sweeter' the meat"' is as good as
far as it goes, but it is poor1 con.
solation if you have' nothing to
feed on after you get. to the bone.
- Nationial Mionthly.
Would Roll Down.
A\ veryv fat m an, whlo sells
hunbt er for a pIrminiient l'hila
(delphia fim, confesses to this
story aboutii himiself, He was in
a snmll town in (Ohio and, being
somiet hiing of a stranger, auskedl
a hoy' what was the iicikest way
o get to t he railway station.
"'The hoy' looked me over crit
ieally,"' continues the genial
'inm, ''taking my mieasur'e from
head to foot, and also of my
girth. Then, says he, 'If I was
you1 an' I was in a hurry, I'd
.les' lay down an' roll' "'.....in_