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The People's Journal.
. . MAULDIN .............Editor.
*.I. MATHENY..........Bus, Mgr.
Saobwription $1.00 Por Annum.
Advertising Ratos 1Easonablo.
SnVered at the Post Office at Pickens as
second-dlass matter.
Thursday, January, 1, 1903.
Don't go too fast trying to test
those good resolutions for the new
A * 0
Next Monday is salesday. Some
good bargains are offered if you
are looking for a home.
The last three days of 1902made
the Treasuror's oflice the busiest
place in Pickens county.
* * *
This is the season when the un
fortunate need and appreciate
most overy manifestation of true
The old year goos out cold-the
now year is ushored in unceremo
niously with snow and sleet and
* * *
If you havn't paid your taxes
there is a provision of law by which
this obligation may be cancelled
with a penalty.
Come out January the fifth and
take a band in the hidding on
saleBday when soveral dosirable
tracts of land will be sold.
The extension of the time for
tax paying is an irreprossibleprob
lem since the people havo loarnecl
to expect this lonionco and aro be
ginning to count on it as a certain
* * *
This is the season of all seasons,
when overy man and woman and
every child of discreet ago ought to
lay hold upon the good old-time,
almanac, horse sense and apply it
to themselves, their work and bus
* * *
A thousand dollars. invested in
Pickens county real estato now,
will bring its yearly increment in
crops or rental and a constant In
crease in value at a rato ngi)g
tan ten perceent per annum.
This means that lands in control of
the good mauagor is a form of in
vestment to which far-seeing po
plo are giving thought.
The tobacco industry ini the eas
tern section of this state is proving
almost a bonanza to the farmers
and to business generally. Expe.
riments are also being made look
ing to its extensive growth in th(
lower part of the state with soim
indications of success. W~hy could
it not also bo profitably grown 1r
Pickens county as. a diversifying
crop, now that good markets art
established ?
The South Carolina Legislatur<
meets about Januar y thir teenthi
if the members consider all ti<
suggestions and advice giver
them they will keep busy5
during their allotted days in Col
uimbia. But the peOople have the
right to suggest and their sugges
tions deserve consideration. Leg
islators aro the reprosoentativos o
all the people, and they all neoo
suggestions .
The Greenville Daily Herald is
bright, new atternoon daily news
paper which started in Grceeviib
city last Tuesday 23rd of Docemb.er
It is printod by the Herald Pub
lishing Company of that city ain<
18 ably edited. We hope for thil
venture in journalism every sue
cess and believe that ifithe first is
sues are an indication of its future
career the public will not be disap,
Pickens county is not what
some people once were wont tc
facetiously call her-the home ol
moonshiners and a place of law
lessness. Pickens county is prog.
ressive, if anything, and those whc
esnd speak in disparaging
temsof est county in South
Crolina o coJ 0 a
learn a few t~
make asses of th
their ignorance
160as been tral
t1on is tl
in the diroc lativo bono
fits derived 'boral sup
port of publiO se -e.
This issuo of The Journal bears
dato January 1st, 19O3.
Improvement seldom comes with
ono big leap-a little at Itho time
and that continued moans assured
improvement. The first issue of
1.003 is something of an improve
mont. It is a kind of suggestion
of a betterment that will bo at
tained as tho year progressos. A
desirable weokly family iewspaper
--o110 that meets the noeds of ru
ral roadors--niust give the iowsnof
a week condlonsed. 'We propose to
give our readers the honefit of th(,
news fIroml the legisaiture of South
Carolina and of the Congn ss of
the United States, in concise shape
together with other general iews
of proscmg iiitorest to all. We
want to make improveum,nt-wo
will improve.
We favor lihoral appropriatiois
to penisio11 til) needy ('onfelcrate
soldiers and their widows. '1'h(
people vho pay the tax es (10 not
object to the judicious expedid
tulro of pubb1c f'un(1s raisodl by
proper i(a1 ri-asonabie levy for this
purposNe. But %we (14) objoct to the
penlsionl law be ing miade at med1ium1
Liirough wiiou asp iriing politicinus
who think wl ire" of their political
enhancnint Ih1n they (10 of the
nee(ds of the Confederate sol<tiers
or of the people who p)a3' th'o taxas
may tr. to build thieimsolvos up at
th expotnse of property owners
and thereafter brag to the poor
F1ildiers Ihow they IiavO 1hlled to
incroaise Iheir pensions. It is b,ut
right that needy vetorans be rect'g
niize(1 and judiciously assisto(1, but
it is hiurtful to lhemi and to the
public to make their patrimony a
polit ical levor.
'Is the child tho supromo interest
of the State ?
Is the education of tlo child the
groatost inv.stmont of tho State?
Can t1y,ro be any bettor test of
. ./
true c0AIzIonshlip than activity for
public education?
Is it a wvrong to the child to k(oop
him ini a poor' school nearby when
he might attondl a goad cons.olida
ted school a nnl11 or' two aiway?
Can thle pr1ohlom of educa'~tion iln
the South be solve V1withouiLt dis1
trict taxation?
Can we 011mploy suitable teachler's
0On 1)001 Balarios?
studies that conltribute most to the
usefulness of the pupil in after life?
Can (ho South rise to mdoustrial
prominence without industrial ed1u
Would agricultural courses ini
tihe publiceschoools greatly Iicrease
the pr'odutct of Southern farms?
Hid His First Name.
Colonel A. W. Shalfeir, ex-post
mnaster of Raheigh, N. (., anld a nmn01
of prom01inence'0ii throughouilt thle'$ stte,
lived for thirity-livo years in JRaleigh
and was a resident of that, state aIt
the time of hlis deathb a short t ime
algo. u10 0 on theOre or else~'her'e,
niot even is wife, kne~.w is given1
nameilt. When Coleil Shali'er was
apipointed pos5tmalster. by' President
Ha1rrisonl, it was sulpposedl of course
that lhe wolid give his full name11
wh-len subscr'1ib)ing to the oath of of
face, this~ being requlired by thle gov'
erunent. The colonel, howevecr,
ref used to do so, ajnid it was only
a fteor con)sider'alo correspondence
that he was permitted to alsslin
tihe otlice. No 0one knows wihy hc
was so secr'etive aibout thle matter.
Submarine Card Game.
Incredible as it may seem, there
are two menf in Paris who can p)lay
cards under wiater. The reservoir
in which they play has a cap)acity of
about 800 tons of water, and hy
draulic and electric machines are
connected with it in such a manner
that the entire space can be illumi
nated by means of incandescent
Three or even more persons can
find room in the reservoir, and they
have no difficulty in remaining un
der water for fully five minutes.
Indeed one of the men remained
under water on one occasion for flye
minutes and twenty-seven seconds.
trr One Thing at a Time.
T. Yerkes, the American who
de11ling London's "tubes," has
Il ihch perhaps in a meas
~ ~%A~~ucess. This is
.;, ethan one
.~A asked the
~a goin~ to
(,, " ~~lemes. "If a
~' ~ nie with a guarantee
d y 4( ie ld make golden Bov
a out 6i norp iron," he.said,
wudnot ei rback iim.
80 i 1 "1 . r$ gj*
The site of old Fort Lec of Revo
Iutionary fame is to be reclaimed,
converted from a mos(luito swamp
to a properly kept reservation and
marke<l by a monument. When the
Btate 1ba)lrd of healti of New Jersey
drained oil the polluted waters of
Parker's pond, a sluggish pool on
the 1'Palisades some 2,000 feet back
frot the cliifs, indis)utable evi
dnes were found that this breed
in p-l,'ace for ialaria nd1( llosqili
to("s 11al leenl a1 militaryti"1 post. .he
laihters of the Revolution and
mem1bers of t ie Society For the
]>reservation of Sect nic and IIistorie
]>h.es 1weam e inlterestedl, and r.e
search disclosed the fact that the
nleglec"ted spot hll once beei 11n1
important 'tratc-gie point in Wash
inigtoll's ealttt illlg. 'Tlhe site of
the old fort is to ie restored to its
Revolutionry a pe ailt"c" as far apos
Fible, the ,tate of New Jersey and
the Empire State S c"ietv Sois of
the AmIericanl Revoluition having
each apprprliil(hd $1 ,nn to begin
the work.-New York Tiie's.
Nebraska's Breathing Wci3.
T.l'hesc) reimlarkablc ph1ienomlena
ll' d(escribed in a recent piblica
tioll of the I'nitedl States geolog ieatl
Survey. l'icy are dr"iv(ii wells,
whlich, afte"r (le-cndling throug;h
from 50 to 100 feet. ( ' suiLil, 1).11
etratto t la\'er ofI clil-c' lilaci.-tone
about, futi ilc"hes thick, V.lieli rests
l111011 tile w lt("1' ht, ll p' ;ralvcl.
11" eincver all ar at; 4 1 l i" iiartr ieter
li);1sc.; allellts iIl:! cc>llnt rv tilie
LreItt' lin. w lls i ai;11 n il r'alr with
I nuisc audib le solt til.as at a lis
tanllic of several r ls. '.'..v blow
outtwar for bi "Sevr;aI (lavs, anil then
the c llr n t I I', v l'ser ill l 1le air
is dlratwit iln, the t'llangs a1wa1CF fc 1
lowill Il it't i Ii' lls of lt t baia ie1 -
tcer. tOtie ex"pllat o)i cadt'rel is that
the porolul aivel liIIt'rlneltlti the
Iillestulte Ilit\'r c)italils air, wliose
IIre:sl'c ti c nll t t cl s ill SVIill )atlly -
wxith tlit, of the( air above groundl.
Itit it is felt thint. a coml)lete cx
>hulationl renmains to be mlade.
oth's Conlipaition.
Boxing an End.
Uiti the 1)ot Ihall season only re
cently over, this story of George
Wodirulf, an old Yale player, of the
strelluous m11etlods of "boxing an
cnd," plract iced ill his day, is ai
Imcly as.; amu. 1t was in 1886,
and1(1 the gtinle was played in Caim
bridge. "Soth teams played with
tenll men only," say"-s Mr. \\oodrtil,
"becautse Vicior 1larding hiad been
lelegated to keep Yale s unrivaled
end, '1 id' Wallace, out of the
g.1 This lie did by tacklinlg him
at thle beginlning of thle game aund
keeping upl a cont inulous Packle un
til its elose. The11 hail was frequent
ly p)ut in phay with these two ends
wrest linig on the grounid some1 forty
yards away."
She Had Sixty-two Children.
A petition signed by 3,000 per
sonls has bieen pr'Ceented to tihe ital
in governmlenlt aiskinig for a peni
51i)n of $360 per annumilI to he con
ferred oIl a woman named Madda
1l1na (Granett Ia, who hais given birth
to sixty-t wo children - fifty-nino
boys and three girls-during her
married lifte. In nine years she pre
sented hier husband with cleven sets
of triplets, three groups of quad
ruplets, on1e grop of six, and the
other eleven chlidren came singly.
She is now fifty-seven ycars old and
incapable of work.
M. Witte Knew Too Much.
During M. Witte's journey over
the Siberian rauilwaiy the engineer
who accomipan ied hu n so arranged
that certin l sect ion.s of the lhne
were to be traveled over by night.
M. Witte, suspect ig somhinni
wvrong, stopped the t raini at ai small
staltloln and( cont inuied biia journey
the next moitring. 11lis suspjicions
wer verified, lie found the line
badly bunilt, tempjorairy bridges in
steadl of permaneniltfh structures, and
the stautions1 not yet built.
Strain Affected Gen-.
eral Health.
Doctor's Doses Weak
ened Stomach.
Dr. Miles' Nervine Cured
Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine brings rest
and sweet sleep to the tired brain worn out
with the cares and anxieties of thle sick room.
Read the folloing:
"I have a lways been healthy with the ex.
ceptin of a touch of rheumatism since my
age came on, up to the time of my husbn'
last Illness some years ago. I assisted in
nursiln y husband for nearly three montIhs
when he de parted this life and the mental
strain I think caused my trouble. Aside
from extreme nervousness my trouble comi.
menced with sore throat and neura!gia. My
physician gave me purgative doses which
weakened me very much and my stomach
for a timle seemed inactive. Mental strata
and the dormant condition of my stomach
soon told upon my general health. 1 had
little appetite arnd was soon forced to stay in
bed a greater p)art of the time. Within a
week after the time I began taking Dr,
Miles' Restorative Nervine and Tonic was
up about the house. I continued their use
until completely cured. My faith in ,r
Miles' Remedies has been strengthenedy
experience of other people, our daughterh.
lag used Restorative Nervine with ~1ni
results in a case of paralysis and a fipdt
whomi I sent a box of the Anti-Pain Pills re
ports that she has been e-mipletely cured nif
neuralgia by their use. I know of a number
of others whom yourmedicine has helped ina
large degree. I wish you conitinued success."
--MR8.. 'RANCES COFFMAN, Dayton, Va,
tler. isll # nat tee first bo.
J. L. Bolt, M. D. E. B. Webl
Wo invito you to inspect ou.
We still havo a few nice.
Parlor and Dinii
Don't forget that wo are hea
Chewing tobaccos and Smoke
Box Paper from 5cents ip.
Pickens Dru
A la
. TO A
Wishing all our patrons a hapi
yatefqlly expressing our appreciat
Lnnounce that it shall be our puip(
he same fidelity and courtesy we ?
period of our business in Pickens.
...A Bargair
Thirty Black and
Cutaway Coats a
each, These goods cost more
BiZes are broken, but if' your
get great valu
Nine Prir
Coats anci
Same materials wvorth from $10.'
...Don't Miss a B
Main Street,
Get Out of 0:
Its Gettir
- Pneumon
You Kno,
Lots of new Fall Shoes--o'me
-inestiob about you getting comple
from us. You take no risk-We
perfect gatisfaction. The largest al
leot fromi.
>, M. . J. N. Hallum, Ph G.
Drug. Co.
c new lino of
hey are tho finest on the market.
ig=Room Lamps,
that we are seilling at a discount.
iquartors for fitting spectacles.
ra Goods of all kinds.
Tablets from 1 cent up.
:g Company.
ement !
)y and proiporous Now Year, and
ion for your patronage, we be to
so to serve you during 1903 with
invo shown you during the entire
i in Clothing...
Blue Clay Worsted
nd Vests atl$4.50.
than twice this money. The
size is among them you will
a if you buy one.
ioe Albert
Vests -:
)0 to $18.00; yuur choice for $6.50.
argain Like This...
3reenville, S. C.
g too Late for Them
Ia and all those things
of them aro suir toggaiale No
to satisfaction if onn your shoea
guaran tee every a ce~ We sell to give
ook ever shown,.4 ' Greenville to g0
Card of Th
We wish to acknowledge to t:o peo
."ur sinero thanks for tho liberal patr<
bestowed upon us during tho holiday so
Throughoutt the coning yoar we shul
means to miorit a continuance of your
o Nice
00 Suit '
o A Good Shoo
A. Stylish Hat
We have jusl
i oponed
a nico new stoc
of these and
a lot of other
New Goods
.. and
invite all'
to come and
se US
Let us Hae OUr
Parties owin -n accout will lease i
Don't put us or loner
"Short Credit M
WVo appreciate your friendship.
W. T. MI-1E
We Want Your Tra<
W\e w\ilh to call a ttentPion of th<c
ifull and complete lim of
.... iroceries m111( COn lf.
'Nov sl
Oandies .
We wish we could teach everybc
not sweet that looks that way arrd tli
always the highest-if you buy it frc
We keep at all times a full line of H]
Fresh Sausaige, and Coffee. Fresh Cheese
A nico line of Stationary, Tablets, Lou
Colored Cravons &c.
motto. All goods sold for cash or barter,
We are the ONLY He
Store in the County,
We have decided to make a[cut on ouW
...Fire DC
50o size 45c. 65c size 55c.
Our stock of Hot Stuff Heaters are ver,
o)st of a cord of wood andi you get all the 19
Our $18 00 gun for $16.00. Our
Our $12 00 G4n for $
Large stock of Single Barrel1Guns.
Easley Hardiw
Easley, S. C
o Dyspeptic
are rnndo overy day by their ow
nose. Curs that cane of contipat
becomesa chronic. Tah
the only tomoediee which assiSt Nature nr1
way. Powerful purgatives giribo, pain
dnag-takere. Ramon's Romodieo act g<
system independent of drugs. For ea
Your.druggist will furnish a froe aa
Brown Mfg.
New York
and Oreenevll
...Card of Thai
I wish to thbnk lmy oustom)erB for
dtinrg-this year enid shal11 end0avor to
po~r fayolas during [email protected]
)lo of Picken,s county
msgo which they havo
ason and yoar j ust, past.
I ondoavor by every
'y1 promptly this Fa11--.
trading puble to the
WC ioll lII...
Dwn at Mrs .'retns
dy that eV(rything is
at the best candy is not
11 118.
amns, ',Fish , Lar<1, C'otteleno,
alwvays on1 hand.
:I and Silato LPencils, Slates
)OD) TR EATMENT-- is our
750 sizo 6c.
che.p. One will save th.
$16.00 gun f r $1.0
are Go.,
Ion beforo i6
d do not get in bor
und make conftrmed
noLy and leave the
lo by aUl dealors,
aple or wo wiU.
their liberal pi>u .olgo
merib a nontr.UnnUOQ OL

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