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IGeeralRobert E. L
sOna-_.. sRecaf to Oth4
brirRivir ;03-A-St
adeo Southern Seaports
of General Robert Ander
week of October, 18G1,
aw two -actions of some im
ce. Yie flt' was the
Tl at.Greenbrier river, west
- inand -the second a com
and land afsr at Hatteras
NorthX. Carolina M or skir
occured at Charlestown, Mo.;
H a., in whic, one Fed'
and three wounded;
.where .the losses
Pederals killed
d fifty Confeder
Incoteague inlet,
four Federals were
Confederates. - Other
retreat -of General
-ton and the pursuit
eral Fremont, who
Jefferson -City on the
of the contract for the
o' the Monitor and the
General Robert Ander
r of the Union forces
* who was compeled to
on account of ill
was stated at Washington
e'the Union forces were
at the i-ate of 50,000
per week.
n In western Virginia on
tober was somewhat as
the affairs at Carnifex
t Mountain in Septem
E. iee, the Confed
, -had left General H.
about 3,000 troops at
ver and had hiiniddt
e 1T. A. Wise at
sin. At midnight ~on
eynold-; moed'from
to ricbnioiter Jack
on, Reynolds had about
me - but- id the dsadvantage
his ioe secuielyintrenched.
earlymorning he reached the
and Colonel Milroy
Indiana opened the
southern pickets were duiv
olsplaced the Fourteenth
tey in front and brought
eris into position. The bat
opened in earnest and lasted
-hours. Three of the Con
idisabled and the
Hearing that re
their way to
Feerals were
now at
t Blank,
-a the mantim
e's fonc d thtose of
wihhs*oyn o ha& about
whSoS ha ben neraw C
gades bout tree fcded
*fJ1 the 0I2::g ti attaek. At
that it wasto as recalled to
about' tis gdnt return to west
gemond 'dy who had been on
Vigna*y~a also recalled.
lad terms & pactically ended the
eir eparure Virginia. Floyd
agn gebrushes with Rose
h.a one or trodrivesback. after whbi
and was tely,. abandoning most
- ; d prcI1;'; the way. There
hi i0~ ater afar lasting till
ewutte recall of Lee to
- eceinber,' mared the definite aban
- b1~1 estern Virginia by the
ernment.. Henceforth the Al
pauisgoVgme the dividing line be
enoe rth and the south, and the'
ten gialying to the west of
-~n~ became a new state as
~ as Ohio or Pennsylva
^ Lee's operations in
he an interesting
- . ~ ~ geneaiP. Pollard,
t~that the plan submit
the s'pture western Virgunia
~ga~ L~~rmest praise at Rich
jended in little better
~ia& ~-The inevitable conclil
ga I ther Lee was outgener
a e(rns or he was constital
eto make a winning
p~nterritory. Perhaps the
'- ueexplanation, as he lost
*a he ventured outside of
First he failedin~ western Vir
t~Mar~and at the hatl
[y Years Ago
nVirginia,Which Placed the
2ent Federal Control---End
eV First Campaign of Inva
,r Fields---Action at Green
rring Encounter at Hatteras
ogress of the Federal Block
.--Retirement From Service
gon. the Hero of Sumter.
to have been, he was not great enough
to win a campnign in territory where
public sentiment was against him. On
the other hand, Grant gained practi
cally all his victories In the enemy's
country. It is a truism in war that
men fight better on their own soil,
when defending their homes. On the
defensive Lee's generalship was mas
terly. When he invaded Union terri
tory he was undone. While his' West
Virginia campaign is the least known
of his entire military career. there is
none that more clearly brings out this
point Even his own partisans admit
its weakness. Magnificently planned,
its breakdown was almost pitiful.
Fight on ,Hatteras Island.,
In the meantime things *were hap
pening in the vicinity of Hatteras In
let. After the capture of the fortS
-there on Aug. 28 Colonel Hawkins
was left with a part of the Ninth New
York and several gunboats to hold
them. Later he was re-enforced by
Colonel Brown with the Twentieth
I~dlana. He first dispatched an expe
dkhlon to disable the abandoned forts
at Ocracoke .Inlet, a few miles down
the shore, and later sent Colonel
Brown and the Twentieth Indiana up
Hatteras island to Chicomicomico for
the double purpose ot protecting the in
habitants of the island and of observ
Ing' Confederates, who were gath
ering in e ~orce on Roa noke island
Sthe north. - Colonel Brown ianded
Sept30 with.'ta t supplies. On
Oct. 1 the Fanny, a United States pro
peller, was to land stores and intrenec
lng tools. No..~ooner had the :y
anchored, however, th'-teCon
"ied, surrounded
ed her. It was estimated
2d $150,000 worth of supplies
all of which fell into the
hands. This of itself defeat
ose of Colonel Brown's ex
,but was not the worst of the
store for him. The Confeder
Roanoke Island now attempted
.trround and capture his entire
nd and for this purpose landed
large forces, one above and one
iow him on the narrow island. The
y thing that saved him was that
e boats below were delayed in land
ing, and as night was coming on Colo
nel Brown managed to retreat past
them fri the darkness. Now began a
weary march of twenty-eight miles to
Hatteras light. To add to the mIseries
of the retreat, the inhabitants aban
doned their homes and fied with t;he
troops, who had been their protectors.
among them being old m~en.- women
and children. When. th-esun arose and
beat down-on t.e~Ihot sands both sol
yes began falling out.
oercome by the heat and by hunger
and thirst. The supply or food and
water was almost exhausted. In this
way almost 6fty of Colone: Brown's
men dropped In their rracks In the
blistering sands a'-d were cap;tured by
the enemy.
Turning the Tables.
At Hatteras light Colonel ilawkins
was happily encountered with about
500 men, who had marched to the re
lief of their distressed comrades.
With these came the Monticello and
Susquanna. The odds were now
suddenly turned. Waiting for the ad
vaning Confederates, who approached
with flying dlags and bands playing,
the Monticello steamed close in and
began shelling and scattering them.
Following them as they attempted to
retreat, driving them out of a copse
in which they tried to take refuge,
bombarding them~ as they fled across
the hot sands, she kept up the attack
for more than three hours, tiring 180
shots. It was impossible to tell how
much execution was done, but guns
and supplies were left scattered along
the beach, and the Union officers esti
mated that the number of killed and
wounded must have been considerable.
The New York Tribune said that hard
ly in any action up to that time h-ad
uch execution been done. Neverthe
less the southerners afterward report
d that they had lost but one man.
The one sided battle continued until
darkness fell, when the Confederate
boats managed to get the remainder
of their men off and with them put
back to Roanoke island. During this
operation the Monticello continued her
~ombardment, injuring some of the
enemy's vessels.
After this fight the Confederates re
turned to Roanoke island and did not
again disturb the Federals in their
control of Hatteras inlet and Hatteras
Island. General Mansfield was soon
sent down from Washigton with re
enforcements and was eventually re
placed by General Thomas S. Williams.
Colonel Hawkins issued an address
to the people of North Carolina. as
suring them that the northetrp]
had not come to melstgm, but tot
re-establish law and order. Ini re-t
sponse to this the citizens -f Hyde
cony ntevcniyo atri
cony n h iint fHatrs
held a public meeting and adopted res
oltosepesn oat o t
lUionsa ecareing theirltyeptodthe
He from Confederate rule.
lockaae Becoming Effective,
The strategic importance of conl
rolling Hatteras Inlet lay in the fact
hat It closed an important harbor to
>lockade runners'and Confederate pri
-ateers. By their position on Roanoke
sland the Confederates still had an
mtrance at an upper inlet. but were
hut out of the lower and more ilu
)Ortant gateway to Pamlico sound.
he inlet at Ocracoke, still lower down.
vas still open. but the Union forces
iad put the forts guarding it out of
onmission. as already noted. Colo
iel Hawkins (Rush C. Hawkins, aft
!rward brevet brigadier general) rec
mmended for the complete control
>f Pamlico sound the occupancy of
)cracoke and an expedition against
toanoke island. The attack on Roa
oke was afterward successfully made.
ecause of the loss of the Fanny
here was some excitement in the
iorth, and it was on account of this
Isaster that Colonel Hawkins was
.... . . . ....
mupplanted by General Mansfield. In
m article written after the war Colo
ael Hawkins insisted, however, that
the expedition of Colonel Brown had
;erved its purpose in preventing the
occupancy of Hatteras Island by the
Confederates. He believed that if it
ad not been made they would have
estroyed Hatteras- light and would
ave been in a position to make an
ttack from the rear on the Union
garrison occupying the forts.
The blockade of southern ports, at
which the southerners and Europeans
had scoffed in the beginning, was
being made more hefective as the
aonths went by, but was still far from
being complete. It was a stupendous
undertakng, as never In history had a
serious effort been made to blockade so
ong a coast line. The lack of availa
ble vessels on the part of the north
nade the task so much the more diffi
mlt, but by the conversion of all
orts of craft Into gunboats, by* whole
sale purchases and by feverish aictiv
Lty n shipbuilding the blodkade was
t last made much more effective than
it first seemed possible. This b --
in lxpportant factor in co .- Lag the
south, as It ... rom the
swor .. ... supplies and tua ~-her
er own resources, which were rai
Ldly depleted. Thus In the end the
blockade justified itself. Even id Oc
ober, 1861, the south was beginning
to feel Its effects.
lieart to Heart
Reading thenews of the day in my
evening paiper. I found, tucked away
in an obscure corner in small type,
this story:
John Weiss of Lawrenceburg, Ind.,
was arrested for stealing two "loaded"
dice fromn saloon keeper.
Sordid tale. that.
Weiss, I said to myself. probably
was a low saloon loafer. And if he
did steal loaded dice why, few things
are meaner thani to cheat in a game
of chance.
Weiss has a wife. She often visited,
him in the jail, and they seemed de-,
voted to each other.
One day the jailer thought he de
tected Weiss in the act of passing a
small pacJkage to his wife. Ah, ha!
He demanded the package.
The wife wept, which confirmed the
jailer's suspicion. Weiss declared It
was nothing. The jailer insisted, and
finally Mrs. Weiss gave him the pack
The jailer took the little bundle into
the jail offce and carefully opened it.
It might contain dynamite, you know.
And when he had untied the strings
What do you thik he found?
The greater part of the meal be had
furnished Weiss!
Then the poor wife tearfully told the
jailer the facts. Since her husband
had been locked up she had no way
to get money and was on the verge
of starvation.
And this man Weiss denied himself
and saved the best bits of the meager
prison fare to give to his famished
Not much of a story?
No. In that same newspaper was
mportant news of the world, at home
and abroad, great happenings digni
fed by much exploitation of space and
big type.
Somehow the Weiss story stuck in
my memory more than all the others.
The limelight turned for a brief in
stant into an obscure place had re
vealed a touching tale.
Big happenings In the paper today)
Yes. Why shoul.d the Weiss picture
loom so large in my recollection?
otice of Final Settlement and
NOTICE is here by given that I wil
nake application to J. B. Newberry
Esq., Judge of Probate for Pickens coun
v in the State of South Carolina, on
he 15th day of Jan. 1911. at 11
'clock in the forenoon, or as soon there
fer as said application can be heard,
or leave to make final settlement of
he estate of David B. Sloan. deceaeed
d obtain disoharge as Adinistratrir
f aid estate.
)ee14 -Nannie%-Sloanl,.
- -' .dlisrtiJ
RurSomuE avm~V.D.
Text, "They said, He Is beside himself."
-Mark iii. 2.
Here's the most pathetic biography
ever written. Every chapter tells a
new woe. Surely prophecy was true
he would be "a man of sorrow. ae
qu.Inted with grief," but no imagian
tion had ever pictured the least of it.
Thirty years of enforced silenc'e.
Wrongs there to be righted. but his
hour "not yet come." The regiment
under fire and permission withheld to
charge. Truth everywhere on the
scaffold. wrong everywhere on ibe
throne. Hypocrisy, violence. pior
downtrodden, widows unavenged, re
ligion a hollow mockery. Yet he "was
dumb; he opened not his mouth." He
must wait till the slow years drag
their lenden heels. His face aged nn
der it. The Jews said. "Thou art not
yet fifty years old." Then came the
public life, the temptations, hardships.
insults of Pharisees. contempt of rul
ers, stupidity of followers. rejection of
the people, attempted assassinations.
Gethsemane, the judgment hall. Cal
"Et tu, Brute!"
If there are shades of darkness this
is the blackest. The text event has
a bitterness all of its own. I'he harred
of the Pharisees was one thinz. t!e
vindictivenessi of the rulers :m'!h< r.
This blow was from hands that to.eti
him. They bad doubted hi-i f:'.: ie
frst. John says, "Neither di,1 his
brothers believe in him." and anionc,
the Jews there was a grave sosicion.
Many of them said: "He bath v '.il
and is mad. Why hear ye hi
Cate.. the significance of it? When -
he stands at the door of the car;;'nt er
shop, brushing the shavings from his
hair, looking toward the settin.: suln.
there's a gigantic dream in his healt.
He dreams, this carpenter. Foolish
fellow! They are watching him. F-or
some time they remark a growin:
strangeness in his manner. He has
said so many strange things. done so
many strange acts. What does it all
mean? Where end? One sad dny it
culminated. It was clear enough now.
He w:in not quite responsible for what
he was doing. Tey-. tapped their
heads significantly. It was his mind.
alas. tPat was affected. In plain Eng
lish, he was mad. An awful thing
to say, wheb true, more awful when
not. Feartul when coming from ene
mies, more fearful when from those
we love.,: There should have been one
spot onK God's earth for the Son of
Man, obe roof under which he would
be understood. where there would be
a mofher's pride, sister's love, broth
er's alffection. But even that is denied
him..' Furtive eyes are watching him
asksince; one whispers to another
asidh suspicious glances instead of
fra mess; hands once kind itch to me
~, finally the -overwhelming an
nouncement. "He is beside himself"'
Truly, "He came unto his own and
his own received him not!"
The Truth of a Falsehood.
~Snetiraes otr'saintliest men, driven
by overwork, pain or quivering nerves.
become "sweet bells out of tune" for a
season. Alexander Cruden at work
upon his concordance; William Cowper,
the sweet singer; Maltbie Babcock. the
Christ man of a egntury-the world
loves them more tenderly for the
shadow of the mental cloud. But, listen.
oh, my soul! From the world's stand
point the charge against my Lord is
true. It is useless to denounce it as
libel, a: bitter, blasphemous calumny.
It is not so. It is true! They had no S
alternative. Either be was the Christ,
the Son of the living God. or he was
beside himself. Either he was God
"The Father and I are one"-or he was
a maniac prating of his kingdom. Three
years pass, three brief, swift years.
He Is hunted as a criminal, seized. E
hung on the cross, a laughingstock.
They mock him; they taunt him; they
spit upon him. The bubble's burst. The a
dream's ended. A dead man's on the ,
gibbet That is the end of all. But, oh.
my God! Two hundred centuries later
his name Is whispered with awe; he
leads armies who never buckled sword;
he fills libraries who never wrote a
book; he lights the worid's canvas who S
never held a brush. At his name the A
world's millions bow their heads. 1s. 13
this the Carpenter? Yes, the mighty a
Builder, the great Architect of the unti- y
verse, who framed the vault of the F
ky and the dome of eternity. .
-The Eccentricity of Goodness.
And the Christian? Yes, he. too, is
"beside himself" in the eyes of the
world. It was always so, "Paul, thou
art beside thyself." said his lustful.
wicked accuser. Truly, a holy life is E'
always a phenomenon. What Is being "
beside oneself? What is madness?
Man acts different from others. We say
he is eccentric. He gathers old coins -
or collects stamps or bugs or beetles.
Other wheels In the machine shop re- s
volve about a central axis, describing
a perfect circle. Over at one side is.9
one with, a changing curve. The en
gineer tells you it has a p<:culiar cen
ter, is eccentric. When the Christ came
the world revolved about one circle.
one center to human life-self. He
came to teach a new center-God. If
man's center was right, then Christ
was 'wrong, eccentric, a lunatic. if il
Christ's center was right, then not he. J
but man, was eccentric, Insane. God a
Is the center of the universe. What- a
ever is out of God Is out of center. ,
Sin draws men away from the center.?
Sin, not goodness. Is madness.
For The Monument Fund. e
In this column from week -to
week will be published the
names of contributors and the ~
amount contributed for a Con- s~
federate monument at Pickens St
ourt House, the size, kind and 0
other details to be decided later. r
Previously acknowledged..$5.00 c
Sam B. Craig................00 a
H. E. Sutherland......... 5,00 ~
Total.................$15 00
Who'll be the next? o
Not a cent was r-eceived last te
week for this fund. Where '
Lhe chivalry -atriot'
m mena,
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will help you, as they
have helped others.
Good for all kinds of pain.
Used to relieve Neuralgia,. Head
iche, Nervousness, Rheumatism,
Sci-itica, Kidney Pains, Lumb'igo.
Locomotor Ataxia, Backache,
Stomachachie, Carsickness, Irri
tability and for pain in zany part
of the body.
"I have always been subjiect to
neuralgia and have suffered from
it for years. While visiting my son
and suffering from one of the old
attackis, he brought me a box of.
Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Pills. I used
them as directed and after taking
th'em it was the first time in years
the nv u:'aigia consed from the use of
miic." MRS. E. C. HXOWARD,
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?t all druggIsts. 25 doses 25c.
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bte of South Carol'na.
Connty of Pickens,
rgaret H. Tally as administratrix of
the estate of J. E Tally, deceased,
ra V. Tally, et al
By virtue o'f a decree made~ in the
>ve stated case by Th- nn Ie signed as
dge of Probate for said t unty and
bte, dated 4th day of De~ce-mb-rj 1911,
d new on file in myI oflce. I will sell
tf-e highe st bidder on Sa'esdlay in
a uary, 1912. hiuring the lega l hours of
e the follow i =g described tract of land
. that piece. parce-l e r tr:ict of land
ng and bein g situated in the county
~State aforesaid, .imj >inir g lands of
r8. Elizabeth Thrnas. Dr. W. M.
nder, W. D Sutherlaw:i. T. 0 Hook
and oth.-re an 1 centamiris fift'- four
) acr. s m-re~ or l,:s. T- ro's cash:
ite the torn sane cuamplied L' 't.w
one hour .(ter t' e salet- heI premises
il be sesold at the risk of the former
rchza er to p.:y for p ge s .ind for re
rding ihe samet.
J. B3. N, whor rv,
Ju go < f P-rolrile
(lerk's Sale
bae of South Carolina,
0 .nn'ty of Pickenls,
Court of Commori Pleas.
bn L, Fr ruson arnd M.'-la. Fa;u- r
E. Garrick, et al,
Ipursuance of a decre ti] . rder made
the above stated ea-. byv His Honor,
dge- Geo. E Prmeet at hh, chabers,
Anders.'n. 8. C., daitedi Se pt 22. 1911,
d on fle in 'h- e rk's offce for Pick
s couns . ! wd: !1 i.e fore the (ourt
[ose door at iek-: S :. during the
al hours for. saI - isalesdei in Jar.
r, 1912 :de fu!:oe ;rg da-esrbh- t real
ate to wi
A certain trae; <.r parc,'i f lard c')n
ning nin ty sigi t and a fourth (98t
es b.- the same more or less. The
d land lies .n two trace. in.d is repre
t.d by plats. No. :3situated in the
te anmi county a'oresaid on the waters
Georges' c reek, we. rs of Saluda
er, one tract <ontaininlg (18+) acres
joining tract No. 4, R, E. Holcoaube,
R*'n and tract No. 1. Beginnmng on
ock on line o)f No. 1, then e S 46 E
ch 20 L to a ro::k in oldi road, thence
74 E 7 ch 90 L to a rock at raill road,
nce along said roasd to rock on Hol.
nmte's line, thenc- N 72 E 26 ch 19 L
a rock, thence N 55 W 2i ch i(0 L to
r, thence N 27W 13 ch 60 L to
W 12, 50 to a
h, to a rock.,
bginning rock.
tNo. 1 and
k. on the
ce down
Id" the
For Infants and Children..
The Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the
For Over
Tirty Years
Tha oENuu eoPUTu. 33W ena 081
1creek, thence down said creek 14 ch 60
L to a rock, Then-:eS3 63 El o h 36 L to a
rock, thence S 7+E7 ch 50L to rock at
the cross ditch, thence along said ditch
N13 W19 ch 45 Lto arock on the line
of tract No. 1, thence S 836 W 2 to the.
beginning rock.
Terms of sale: Cash on day of sale
Terms of Sale must be complied with
within one hour or the premises will be
resold at the risk of the former pur
chaser. Purchaser os purchasers toya3
for all papers and the recording of
A. J. Boggs,
Clerk of Court.
Pickens C(ounty S. C.
State of South Carolina,
County of Pickens,
By J. B. Newbery. Probate Judge.
Whereas, J. P. Andere made suit to
me to grant him letters of Administra
tion with the will annexed of the Estate
end effects of W. R. Anders.
These are therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred and
creditors of the said W. R Anders
deceased, that they be and appear before
me. in the Court of Probate Co be held
at Pickens on the 28th day of Dec
1911 next, after publication hereof, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon, to show cause,
if any they have, wh s the said adminis
tration should not be granted.
Given under my hand this 6 day of
Dec. Anno Domini 1911.
Dec 14t2 J. B. Newbery,
J. P. P. C.
Tax Notice.
Office of County Treasurer, Pickens County.
Pickens, S. C., September 25th 1911.
The books for the collection of etate and.
County taxes will be open from
October I3th 1911 to December 31st 1912.
Those who prefer to do so can pay In Janua
ry 1912, with 1 per cent additional. Those
Iwho prefer paying in February 1912, can
do so with 2 pr cent additional. Those who
prefer paying in March 1912, to the 15th of said
month, can do so Dy paying an additional 7 per
cent. After said date the books will close.
N. B.-Tax payers owning property or paying
tax for others, will please ask fo tax receipt
in each township or special school district in
which he or they may own property. This is
very important as thcre are so many special
school districts. Those who do not wish to
come to the office can write me, not later than
December 20th, and I will furnish them with
the amount due and they can remit me by
check, money order or registered letter, If
stamps are sent do not send above two (2)
cent, as I canrnot use them. Please do not
send me cash without registering same, as it 19
liable to get lost; if sent otherwise It must. be
at sender's risk..
Levy for State tax.................5% Mills
Levy for Constitutional School tax . 3 mills
Levy for Ordinar County tax..... 6 mills
Levy for SiskIng Fud............1!, mills
Levy for Past Indebtedness......... mills
Levy for Chain Gang.. ..... ........214 mill
Levy for State Constable...... ..... mill
ToteH - 9%mills
Special Levy for School District No. 1, 2 mills
Specal Levy for School District No. 2,.. .2 mills
Speial Levy for~chool District No. 3.. ..2 mills
Speial Levy for School District No. 4....2 mills
Spcal Levy for School District No. 5, ..2 mills
Sei Levy for School District No. 8,. ..2 mills
Special ...evy for School District No. 9,. 10 mille
Speial Levy for School District No. 10, 2% mills
~pclal Levy for School District No. 11,7%4 mills
pecial Lcvy for School DIstrict No.12, ..2 mills
Secial Levy for School District No. 13,..8 mills
Secial Levy for School District No. 14,. .4 mills
special Levy for School District No. l6...6 mills
Specal Levy for School District No. 17...7 mills
Speial Levy for School District No. 18, 2 mills
Special Levy for School District No. 19, 2mills
Special Levy for Schooi District No. 20,...2 mills
Special Levy for School Dlistrict No. 22 ..2 mills
Special Levy for School District No, 23..2 mills
Special Levy for School District No. 2, 2%4 mills
Special Levy ror School District No.2 , 2%4 mills
Special Levy for School District No. 27,..2 mills
Special Levy for School District No. 29. 3 mills
Speial Levy for School District No. 31, 15 mills
Special Levy for School District No. 32.. 3 mills
Speciel Levy for School District No. 37. 4 mills
Special Levy for Sohool District, No. 38, 2 mills
Special Levy for School District No 41, 3 mills
Speial Levy for School District No. 42,. .2 mills
Special Levy for Sehool District No. 49, ..2 mills
Special Levy for School:District No. 52, 3 mills
Speial Levy for SchoolDistrict No. 53,...4 mills
Levy for interest on Pickens R. R. Bonds
Hui-ricane township..... .. . ..2mills
Levy fos interest ont Pickens R. R. Bonds
atatoe townseip...... ......214 mills
Lavy for interest on Pickens E. R. Bonds
Pickens C. H. township.. ......... 2mills
'Poll Ta-a, One (1) Dollar. Iyery male eittiea
from 21 to to 60 yeaus is liable, except Confeder
ate soldiese, who do not pay after 50 years, and
thornmexudta oa Tax, 81.50. The last L -.
islature enacted the following law: "That 1
ab~le-bodied male persons from the age of twen
ty-one and fifty years. both exclusive, in the
county of Pickens, shall bs required annuaily
to pay one dollar and fifty cents commutation
or road tax, except ministers of the gospel ac
tu ally in chbarge of a congregation, persons Der
manently disabled in the military service of
this State, and persons who served in the late
war between the states. and all persons actual
lyemployedi the quarantine service of the
Iany schooteor college at the time when the com
mutation tax hercinabove provided for sha.l
become due shall be required to pay to the
County Treasurer of said county, between the
15th day of October and the 31st day of Decem
ber in each and every year, an annual commu
tation or road tax of one dollar and fifty cents
per head, and any failure to pay said road tax
shall be a misdemeanor, and the offender, upon
conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not
less than five dollars and not more than fifty
dollars, or imprisoned for not more than thirty
Capitation Dog Tax. All persons owning
dogs are required to pay a tax of fifty (50) centa
on each dog. Respectfully
CountT Treasurer.
For Infanits antd Children.
The Kind You Have Alwajp fought
Bears the
Signature of
Big SI.
)f the Bankrupt Stock o
J. E. P4J
J. R. AS
have purchased the
put the knife to th4
So now you can bu
cheaper than anyw
county or surrou
We bought this ST
at the RIGHT PR]
ford to sell them t<
ER than our comp
pect to sell everyti
You can get 1
All siz sr~styles to
- Coe It
Clothing, ande~
HATS. Anlllne ofd
Dry Goods a
Price cheaper than
Crockery anid
Most anything in this line I
Groceries, Hardware,
In fact most anything carried in
You have one of the best, cdeanesi
to select from in the whole State.
Expecting a big trade
ing you a Merry Christn
Year, we are You
J. E. Parsons and
Land Sale
iBy agreement among the heirs of the
late Sarah A. Alexander we will sell on
saleday in January 1912 at Pickenis, 0.
B., S. C. during the legal hours for sale'
the following described real es ate:
All that piece. parcel or tract of land
lying and being in the county of Pick
ens, and State of South Carolina, on
Big Eastatoe, adjoining land of Mrs. F 1(1
P. Folger and Mr s. M. F Boggs on the
north and east, and Daniel Winchester
on the east,lands of the Carolina Timber it
on the South. and west by Silas Hinkle,
and others a' d containing Seven Hun- 25
dred and twenty acres more or less, and 2.
kr~ own as the Sarah A. Alexander Home
Place. Terms of sale: One third cash J3
on day of sale, the balance on a credit
of three years in a qual annual instal. 2
mants with interest from day of sale at
the rate of 8 per cent per annum, with (a
leave tothe purchaser to pa'y more or
all caesh, The credit portion to be se- (1
cured by a bond of the purchaser and a
mortgage of the premises. Purchaser (a
to pay for all papers and recording.
A good and sufficient title in fee will
be made and delivered to the purchaser (a
on day of -ale up >n c.'n.plian~ce with
these terms by the- undersigried as the (a
hirs at law of I avid Alexander and
Sarah A Alexader. (f
F. P. Folger,
Addie Hester,
Sallie Newton,
M. E. Boggs, ti
Elhiott M. Kennemore.
Liberty, S. C.
Prcties at Central every Wednedays
the Keowee Supply
above stock and
Sprice *of goods.
y goods tromn us
here else in the
uding country..
00K of GOODS
CE and can at
> you CHEAP
stitors. We ex- 1
.in i t estore
inheard of
sit and fit al
and get the pick of uits
styles to select from.
irt- . ton
hat you are looking for.
avera , and Quilts
a general liae. of, mer~pie
and up~o-date B ku#tk
We cedtainly want toh &
froeyou and wish
ias and a Happy New
s for Business,
Auditor's Notid
The time for taking re
inuary 1st and close F
!ithout penalty;
buty will be at the
take returns.
Calhoun, Monday,
Central, Tu
in. 1th and 17th
Cateechee, Thur
Lberty. Friday and
Ish and 20th 1912 (noon.)
Easley, Monday and Tuesday,
nd and 2Srd 1912.
Easley Cotton Mills, We'nesday
ith 1812 (forenoon.)
Glenwood Costton Murls, Wednesda
w. 24th .1912 (afternoon.
t. W. Hester's Store, Thursday, J1 a
ith 1912 (forenoon.)
Looper's Gin, Thursday,Jan. Soth 191
ttrfm o)
Dacesville, Friday, Jan, 26th
Peters Creek. Friday, Jan. 26th 19
Pumpkintowr. Saturdiy, Jan. 271912
Holly Springs, Saturday, Jan, 271912 --
Mile Creek, Tuesday, Jan. 30 1912
Six Mi Wednesday, San 81 1912
Praters, Wednesday, Jan. 81 1912
Eastato, Saturday. Feb.8S1912 -
Returns will be taken in office during
e whole time, --
Auditor, Pickens ounty.

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