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PiLKENS SENTIN EJ0Ic
Entered April 23.1903 at& Pickessa. S. 4. as oesolad e ta o all retnasr. tstsdor act of CoagreNws o' Marci 3, 1879 O41st Year PICKENS. S. .. AUGUST 24, 1911. Numfe12 It's too Hot tV But This NICEST YO( I EVER E IS SERV OUR SODA KEOWEE P esh Nunnallys Candy, P ED N WE HOLD up Red Meat-th chew for men. Alwayc good-better now kthar ever. No spice to make your tonguc sore-no excessive sweetening t( make you spit yourself away and rui your stomach. Just high-grade No Carolina tobacco, properly sweetene a perfect process. Sure s you're it's the real thing in good ch Get bugy today and find out for Cut out this ad. and mail to us name and address foK our FREE Name Address Made only by LIIPFERT SCALES CO., OBA &ACommunith LWe. said to-day, both on the pltt form and in print, about comn mu - nity life. Occasionally we meet. with illustrations of what nav be accomplished bv co-operation tow\ard a- commnon enid. No better example can he fonmi(1 of colli munity co-opera tioiui thil at the Rhuliatna ;s11ool. The patrons inl this dis trict are among the miiost pros poulls farmers.of Pickenis coun ty. Thley have a tt ractive homies, canrriaxes, horses. nntomobiles. a noll ; ly painted(( chutrch, and can 1 iaIve 1aNytlhlin else they wish. They mulist have better facili ties for eIliatilng their children,I consequen tly they co-operated : wit h their t eacher, Miss Fona Williams.i in planninlg a school rally andi pienie. to which nearly e'very patron of the communil~litvy an mviavi nyeinds fromi a d1is tmwe ;assembli ed early on u the lithI int. .-\rranigteent hadl been made' to have several neakers. Prof. W.* S-. Morrison .ofd (lem I 54)n College, held his audienice for' more than ani hollr, 1 Ic spbke of many things of vital interest to every mcvmbei r of h1is autdien(e. After hearing him all felt that it is not only 0ur duty to pr1o vide hiomeas, tood and clothing for our* children, but we nmst lend aid to the commntity in providin~g the best facilities to edutcate 0our children. Mrt. J. C. Garrett, (chairmanll of the board of trustees of the Six Mile High School, spoke of what c'o-operation has (lone lin that coninuuniitv. Hion, W. G. Mauldin urged the imiportancie of good1 schools, and~ told1 his aiudienice how they might secure'( state aid1 by put tinig forth the proper effort. Ujnfortunately Miss Elise C. I(udd, field1 agent for the School not fulfill her engaagemient. In her absence Miss Isadlora Wil.. liams,c rresponding secretary of the School Imnmovement ASSO ]Read Much is Short: CREAM [AVE OATEN! ED AT FOUNTAIN! HARMACY rone better, Few as good. n rth d by born, ewmig. yourself. - Nith your >ffer to chewers only Winston-Salem, N. C. 'iation,tohl of what other schools ); f loing through loal associa ions, anid iir'g-ed the patrons to wganize as early as possible. N r. H allum. the last speaker, I his usual frank manner, irged the patron.s to push for ivard step by step until they re lized a lew buildilling. The spiaking conisioned the Crealter part of the dav, but all' onlld time to enUjoy a good old -ashioned basket dinner. Jude ng from the way in which :hickens. pies, cakes. etc, dis tppeared from the table. the >hysical man f'asted t(. In the afterlnol ice-creai Ind lemonade were sold for tle mnefit oT a school library. A liev little snm w 1s riral izel, hnd .,efore long the children anid p)atrons) wvill be1 reanling somie of the best b)ooks. And( we say, by way of pa~reni thesis, that in the near futuhre these pa~trons wvill poin t, with pride, to e1( of thie b~est one11 Leacher schoolu b I tildillgs in lIIck - 'ns count y. Crza Farmers' Umion Warehouise. In accordIance wit hI a resoln tion miop hted by the Sonth Caro lina Sta;ito' F'armers' Uni at the aiinnial meeting held1 'n- CJo lumibia, July 20-27, 1911, steps have been taken to organize the Farmers' Uniion WVarehouse Cio. of South Carolina. H. TV. Mor'rison,Mct'lellanville; B. F. Keller, Cameron; Brliar ris, Pendleton; Alfred Aldrich, Barn well, members of the organ iz/ation commnittee appointed at the State Union meeting, miet in the office ofthe secr'etary of the State Farmers' Union and nu d( formal apl~Iication to the secre ar Iof stalte for comminissioni t act as a board of corporators. Tlhe capital stock of this c'or porat ion will be $200,000. with the pivi lege of inicreasing to $500,000, with shares at the pa value of $10 each. The purposet of th a corporation is to (do a general w~arehouse bu siness, including the storing and daling in cotton and other farm products. An active campaign will soon be commenced in each county to raise the capital stock. The Prodigal Daughter. To the home of his father re turning, The prodigal, weary and worn, Is greeted with joy and thanks gi~ving, As when on his first nat.al morn; - A "robe" and a "ring" is. his portion, The servants as suppliants4 bow; - He is clad in fine linen and purple, In return for his penitent bow. But ah! for the prodigal daugh ter, Who has wander'd away from . her home; Her feet must still press the dark valley And through the wild wilder ness roam; Alone, on the bleak, barren .mountains The mountaills sodrepvnd cold No hail is ontstretche(I in fonl pitv TPo wvelcome her. back to thl -fold. But. thanks to the Shepherd, wvhose mier'cy St ill follows His sheep. though they stray, T1he veakest, and e'en.the for saken, He bears in His bosoill away; And- in the bright mansions of glory, 'Which the blood of His sacri fice won, There is room for the prodigal datighter As vell as the prodigal son. A Joyful Reunion 'here 'was a family reunion at Rev. R. 'W. Rice's last Thu rsday. Albout, 10 0('lock the crowd began to gather around the old home. It consiste(d of childrei, grandchildren anod friends of the father and mother. - Here .we -.1iet. our old friend P. G. Chapman. who ve were iglad to st rike hanls with once more in life. W~ talked abouit mat ters ad things until about l. o'clock, when we not iced the goodl la dies m'archiing toward1 the old1 sprinrg with baskets, where there was a long table prepared in the shadle of an old nmple ree. Ini a short time everybodyv was invited to $2ather around the wvell-fuirnished'o table. A fter thbanks bv liev. I). Ramiey, the word as. "l';veryboidy- help yourselves." Th'len we turnued in and feasted oin good thinigs till satisfied. A fter dinner song service and( prayer by Rey. 8. A. Bryant. Then Rev. I). Ramey gave an interesting talk f'romi the 12th chapter of Hebrews. At the concliui of the ser Vices we bade each other good h)ve and retuirnedl to ouri homies' rejoicing. May Godl bless the father' and mother, together with thliir childlren and1 grandchildren. is 0o11 prayer. 1"RIElNI'. Arturti P. Uornumn son of the lat.e Senator (lormaun, is a canl dlidate for the I )emiocratie'11)1 no inationl for governor of \la ry land. Senator James B. Mc(rear'y, the Decmocratic nominee for the Kentucky governorship, filled that offiee something like a gen eration ago. The Bumper Crop. Of cor 'se, cotton cannot be king in a ccuntry where we don't like kings, but there is no ques tion of its being )rime ministet and first lord of the treasury says the Baltimore Sun. For many weary years while the cotton producer has paid xril)ute to the )ampered and pro Lected manufacturer on every. thing he used in the p)roductiorl ,nmd niarketing of his crop, he has been sending into the world's markets the article that has the balance hf trade in his couintry's Favor. Now he is )lanning to makt that balance larger than ever before. He planted this year 5 pIer :ent. more land to cotton than rie did last, and from the preseni mitlook his cro) will reach the tiupelindous total of 14.,425,00( )ales. After supplying the hona11 nanmufacturers with all they car -omu111e, he will eXI)ort aboul 0000,000 bales. wvhich wil 1ing back someth ing over $75), 00,000-a way up tovarl a bil Iim)j. Civilizing te Indian. 'I'm folloving is from "TI l f14 the Indian," a hook b Dr. charles Alexander Eastman iimself an Indian: "1lng leforo I e ier heard 01 hbrist or saw a white man I haI eartied from aln untutored wo man the essence of morality. "With the help of dear natur< ierself she taught me thing simpiile but of mighty import. "I knew God;I perceived wha Yoodtness is; I saw and love< what is really beautiful. 'Civilization has not taugh ne anything better. "As a child I uiderstood hov -o give; I have forgotten tha trace siice I blecame civilized. "I lived the natural life lvhereas I now live the artificial "Any pretty pebble was valu bl)le to me theni, every growil4 hing an object of reverence. "Now I worship with th< xhite mnin before a painted land ;cape whose value is painted ih lollars. "*'Th us the 1I1(liai is recon 4ructe(d, as the natural rock Ure groilnd to powder and mad nlto artificial blocks which mae wP bul.t into the walls of moderi Cotton Combinations. . ('ongress111an A iki'n, in) whos lisijet are many v(ott on inill l [mas se'condled 0 overnor . |kleas' w'arnling as to thie (cotton miil imergers. T[he nmergers wvill. ao 'ordingl, h. e viewedl with suis picion,. if not with alarm, uni hil weso See h'the'r thley ;mi'e batrn ful or harmle'ss. Me(anwvhile there is anlo the iliovenment in) the ('ottonl wvoil wvhich dlemiandls at tentiona, iti stated that English mlanufa( turers have investedl three ii lion dollars in cotton landsi Mississippi, the payment hav in been made in gold, accordling t Memphis dispatches. it has fo some years b)eenl predlictedl the the British spinnrs wold( col elude to raise the'ir o)wn ('otto E'Xpec'tinig to seciire the raw i11n termIlieaper at. first hand1(, b the 'niploynient of the mos iiilpoVed ithods anid iaci i i'y onl a large soil'. The colib naIt ion of cottoni gro'(wers a fes vear's ago( wAas a farelor iin' rno ing theb sp)innersi' to this o'oneltr TIhe cottonl farmiers havin combined to secur me their pric for their product, are not in position to deny the cotton man ufacturers the right to combine either for the purpose of raising cotton themselveF or for the pur pose of buying it cheap.-Co- n lunibla ecord. T# Sin of Omission. E It isn't the thing you (o dear; It's the thing you've left un done, which gives you a bit of heart ache At the setting of the sun. The tender word forgotten, The letter you (lid not write, The flow'rs you m)light have sent, dear, Are your haunting ghosts to .night. s For life is all too short,.dear, And sorrow is all too great., s To suffer our slow compassioi 0 That tarries until too late. And it's not the thing you do, dear, It's the thing you leave unl donle,v Which gives vou a bit. of heart ache At the sett-ing of t he sun These little acts of kindiiess, p So easilv out of, mind. T'hese chances to be angels Whlichl evenl lmorials Ilnd ---- e Thevy come inl night mad silence.f l'ach child,repioachfuIl wvraith f Whlteni hiope is faint alid laggiig. A il a blight. has d()pe)d on I faith. C F'or life is all too shoIt, dear,. \1d sorov is all to() g-eatf, To suffer our slow cottipassion V That tarries mtil too late. 8 And it's not the thing you do, I dear, It's the thing you leave uin done I v hich giyes you a bit, of heart ache At the setting of the sun. t -Ela Wheeler Wilcox. I Is There a Jointed Snake? A woman writes to Collier's Weekly inquiring if it he true that the reptilt kingdom inchiudss I the "jointed" or "'glass snake." Tihe popular legemt ablout this serpent is, that when it is cut into two parts, alout the mid (lie, the head, neck and front a sectiol)s glide avay into the hushes or the swam); theni later, wlhen the ala rmt is over, this I stune front (nd returns to thei scene and colples up with the I rear. r Thel rehabil itatedI creaturIe is thent as fit and sound as ever. The edifor of (Collier's " passes up"g t he inquliiry. Il iesays hi( dloesn)'t kow anv. thing about ift. andt~ that is prob)1 alyv true. -Neither do we, al thouigh we have be'en raISEd' in the region1 -said toi be thie nttive habit at. oft -tis miarvel, but wVe thuik we i (c(rtain pr'ocesses( no0w going on1 1 that mtay fling a strong light on ( Sthe problem. A few we(eks ago the Uitedu SStates supr~emeu court auimed' a terrible blo0w at the Standard1 (Oil Tlrust. T~'lhe efTeet of the f'all ofl the K' 'ouirt' ax was"it to ISunderl(' the 0l'rust. in ni muerous places. t purslme(e oif this a rfut fate Sinito someI t hirit v or' forty parts. If thei erulitor oft ( 'ollier's w~ill. Y" keep ani ('v~e peele'hd fort IhE' doinigs Sof Stamlardi ( )il for thlE next I wO 01r three y'ears, hi' mayi be abhle -to rea'vsonl, fromt analo iiy. what' her vii ot fd mere is si-hI a lig a the jointedl snala-e. Theiu Newv Yorkc W\orld,. by t he wat.y, doe)4s not believeu in t he S*oinlted' snaket. -( 'ohnihiai State. 1 Notwithstanding all this queer - weaLthert cotton keeps right 011 .growing. The Human Equation The accident of last Tuesday iorning on the New York, New [aven & Hartford road, at |rldgeport, is spoken of as the 'orst that has taken place i Nev England in half a dozen edit or 01hre, and the worst on iat particular road in half a ntury. The New York, New 1-aven Hartford is one of the best Luipped of the well equipped 4ew England roads; with four racks all the way froni New Iork to Boston, and with every iodern appliance for insuring aifety. and with a roadbed that ; as near perfection as it is pos ible to make it, while the cars f this train were the best ia(e. Why then should this superb r-fitted train have left the track, illing a dozen persons? "The fatal accident which esterlay strained the rnning ;cord of one of the great Amer -an railroads was a part; of the eavy toll the nation1 'rl y VS to speed." says the Ni'v 'ork Wo)rld. 'I'l I rain was lae. .114 Oh nginer-who paid vil I his life. ()r the r-isk -i isteavd ()f (crossiicg rmi tle secind ti) the fouth111 rack at I lIe stfiul a tv I speed of 5 niiles per hour, 4ook Ile cross ve'r' at mit iles per hourii, "With all the iiproviiemits it construl(ctionl aIl equipment feetedin the last, t.w( 4 decades , ays the World, "'it, remains to le sho wni tihat a coriespon(fing :ain of safety to the iassenger ,as not been secured." '"l'here is," says the ping ield Republican, "no finer roal )d in the coiuitry or the worlA hanl is to be foiiund ()n this se ion of the New 1-aven liies; no ailroad better equipped or mlior'e arefully managed-but, it, all omnes to nothing for the saftety >f the traveler as against that ndividual carelessness or neglect n the operation of tri'ains vh ich rl'ops out no\w and then inl spite >f all that canil he done. Th'le -allroads of the country thir vise have been making large rogress toward'(l absolute perfee.. ;ion inl safety of travel, but at his point of the hiuniiaum e(upationl i train operia.il t hey still stunmu fle, and so) it 11111t. be appar. -n "v. liceiii is safer thuan flue brain )fackl of it, ma if t hat >r'ainl be qverw~orked'(, ini ani w\erworhIked body , dlisasteor imy, ssu'rt~s that. he hadl b(een en lled i t liat. dlay to) do( 1 hours' wor'k n 2-1. aiud that. is just mor l.han )Ody' w,,ill stanLud-julst tw.ice as nachb as they ouight to stauinl. - I)r'. J. W'. linbcock, fthe is ,iniguiishedl physiciani and pel agrai spec'(ial ist, of' Cohmuibia. ini L very ricent fl y publ41ish ed talk, 'xpriesses fthe opn)hion that a wave oif pellagra is swveeping iveri f he Sout h~erni states."' I)r'. lsabr'ock is anm authority on the umject and~ is gi vinig the dlread lisease his enef'ul attention, and Ifromi his plointf of view thie mal mily is spre(ading at an alar'ming raule aiu I tb ireat ens the entire ii' appears to4 klow jusft what 4(ellagra is, why it. is, or wa (4 do t o c'hieck its ravages. ( )i Sep t.I I i'h vo ters. o)f ion of rep)ealin~g the constitu-. ioonal amlenmient pr'oviding for ~tate-wide( prohibition. The riendmient has been in force For '27 years.