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The Pickens Sentinel
1Some Thin- !ou Know and Some
You DonL Know About Our
Towns, County & People
Watch the County Campaign
and you can very soon tell who
the suckers are.
The next meeting of the
County CampaignE rs will be at
Liesty Saturday.
Mr. Alfred Taylor of Taylors
was the guest of his son Capt.
J. T. Taylor Sunday.
Mr. John D. Harris of Green
ville visited his brother Mr. T.
D. Harris last Sunday.
The rain is now on the side
track-the candidates have the
Hon. J. P. Cary left Saturday
for Washington, D. C., on a
business trip.
Mrs. M. W. Hester, of Atlan
ta, is a guest of Mr. and Mrs.
M. F. Hester.
Miss Irene Hendricks is spend
ing a few days with her sister.
Mrs. Jesse Morris.
Mrs Kate Leavell, of New
berry, visited Mrs. M. F. Hester
and family last week.
Mr. B. D. Mauldin, one of the
most prominent farmers of the
county, was in town Tuesday.
Miss Ruth Parsons very
pleasantly entertained a number
of friends with a lawn party
last week.
The Piedmont Association
convenes today (Thursday) with
the Flat Rock Church four
miles south of Liberty.
Miss Inez Morris ent,-rtained
a number of her friends at 'an
informal reception last Tuesday
Mr. J. P. Cary, Jr.. and sis
ter, Miss Floride, who have
been spending some time at Tate
Springs, Tenn., returned home
last week.
There is one man in Pickens
that several eyes are watching
to see him make the start for a
new cotton mill here. He can
do it too.
Miss Tenetta Davis won the
gold medal given by the West
minister Bank to the best reader
at the Oconee Teachers Institute
of 1912.
D~r. E. B. WXeb~b and Messers
J. E. Parsons and J. R. A.sh
more, who have been on a ten
days' trip to Florida, returned
Mr. Elias Day is in the race
foricounty commissioner. Mr.
Dav is well-known in this coun
ty, having served in this office
before, though many years ago.
The W. M. U. of the Pickens
association will meet at Cross
Roads church on Saturday,
August the 10th. The program
for the meeting will appear in
next we. k's Sentinel.
Hon. E. P. McCravy is an
nounced this week for re-elec
tion to the house. He has
served one term in this capacity
and was faithful and diligent
in his duties.
Mr. J. H. Morgan and family
and Mr. B. A. Morgan and fam
ily drove over from Greenville
last Sanday in their autos and
spent the afternoon with Mr
andl Mrs, R. A. Bowen.
The leap year girls continue
to use their lassos. - On the
25th ult. Miss Nora Nations was
happiiy married to Mr. Elva
Parsons by Judge Newberry in
his office. We extend hearty
. congratulations.
On July 28th, Mr. Homer
Miller and Miss~ Minnie Welborn
were matrimonially united by
Rev. W. A. Christopher. Mr.
Miller is a son of Mr. Elijah
Miller. MISS Welborn is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
We invite the attention of
our readers to the advertise
menit of Craig Bros., appearing
in this issue. Thyaeclosing
out their stock of summer goo)ds
at rid1iculously low prices.
D)r. and Mrs. L. F. Robinson
* ~ left Tuesday for Toxa way and
other points in .North Carolina
The doctor will spend a week
aind will leave Mrs. Robinson to
spand a month for hei- health.
'XWe return thanks to Mr. J.
WX. Grant of the Crow Creek
section for. a basket oif fine.
lucious Elberta peaches. They
were deligthtful. the best we
have seen this season. He has
had a large crop of flue fruit
this year. and has one of the
:qst orchard in~ the county.
Prof. J. W. Ballentine ha
been elected principal of th
Bethlehem school and begai
th.e summer term last Monday
This school will run about si:
weeks which will bring its clos
to the opening of the grade
school at this place.
Married, at the office of Juda
Newberry on the 24th inst.
Mr. Homer D. Davis and Mis
Bessie L. Proffit. Mr. Davis i
a young man of sterling char
acter. He came here fron
Waynesville, N. C., to operat
the grist mill for Hughes Bros
and has won many friends
The bride is a grand-daughte
of Mrs. Kate Mauldin, who live
near here and is a charming
young woman. Their mani
friends will join in congratula
Fatal Results Follow Initiatioi
After lingering in great pair
for 30 hours. S. Milton Taylor
the young Honea Path mar
who was shot by Furman Bag
well in the lodge hall of th(
Woodmen at Friendship churcl
near Honea Path, Friday night,
died at the Anderson hospita:
Monday morning at 6 o'clock.
His father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs. S. P. Taylor, and a brethei
and sister, were constantly at
the bedside of. their loved onE
and were with him when hE
breathed his last.
While Bagwell was being in
itiated into the local Woodmen
lodge, he became greatly excit
ed and when Taylor, who was
leading the degree team, fired
several shots with a revolver,
said to be loaded with "blanks,'
the candidate for initiation rush
ed into an ante-room where he
secured a 32 Smith and Wesson
revolver from his coat pocket
and turned upon Taylor and be.
gan shooting. In all, four shots
are reported to have been fired,
one taking effect in the back of
the neck, two making slight
lesh wounds in the hip and the
fourth entering the center of
the abdomen, puncturing the
transverse colon twice, tearing
large holes in the walls of the
intestine.-Daily Mail.
Disease Among Cows.
Several cows in and around
Pickens have been and are now
sick with a peculiar malady.
They first begin to fail in milk,
they become droopy and ther
fail to eat. The disease ih
shown in the mouth as the in.
side lining of the lips and rool
beconmes sore and the tongue
turns almost black. The feel
also aet tender and they wall
with some difficulty.
Mr. D. B. Finney lost om
with the disease and there arm
several others in and near towr
now sick. Several in Greenvill<
county have died from th<
The cause is said to be eating
the grass which had become
poisoned from the incessani
rains this spring.
A treatment used very suc
cessfully in sonme places is a
solution of 1 part of creoline t<
49 uarts of water, to be used at
a mouth wash, and also batl
the legs and feet with the same.
Bor-ic Acid used as a mouti:
wash is also good. After bath
ing the feet apply Carbolated
Vaseline. The Clemson au
thorities are investigating the
disease and will report fully in a
few (lays.
Intensive Farming.
Although the (rOPS in this
county, as a rule. are far belonx
the average and1 the outlook~
gloomy there are a few whc
have fine prospects. especially
corn. The Boy's Corn Clud
contest is responsible in a great
measure for the con~lition
Last week The Sentinel mar
saw as fine a field of corn as h<
ever~ looked at. It wvas on Mr
Elisha Gilstraps farm two miles
south of this place. He hast
field of five acres in variou!
stages of growth because it wai
planted at different times. Thi
youngest now is shoulder t<
head high, the oldest ten t<
twelve feet high. The entir<
field shows careful preparatioi
and work. It is perfectly clean
The rows appear to be ~3 t<
33 feet and the corn will averagt
frni 8 to 10 inches in the dIrill
Nearlv every stalk of the firs
acre planted has two large
well dev eloped ear-s, and it i:
estimated that it will make 12.
or 1)0 bushels.
It is a sight worth seeing an
wxill be w orth a trip by mans
wxho are farming on the exten
sive rather than the int-'nsiv,
It shows wxhat preparationi
1lIn the soil of Pickens County.
It would make an excellent
i hiding place for Sidna Allen or
Vaughan. The Sentinel man
walked out about the middle
of this first acre with another
I gentleman and then walked
istraight along one row 54 feet
from the other man and he
could not be seen. Then he
went across eight rows and was
out of sight.
We do not know any of the
methods employed in the pre
paration, fertilization or culti
vation of this field of corn, but
have been told it belongs to Mr.
Gilstrap's son, Ralph. who is in
the Boy's Club contest.
There are a good many people
who are slow to believe news
paper stories, and there are
some who, like Gov. Blease,
thinks they cannot tell the
truth at all, and doubtless there
will be some to doubt and dis
credit this "fish tale," but to all
such we say go see for yourself.
It is estimated that the five
acres will make at least 500
bushels and if we are not mis
taken the fodder and shucks
wvill pay the expenses of produc
It will pay anybody to go see
it. See what intensive farming
is. This is the kind that is need
ed in this country. Why culti
vate fifteen to twenty acres to
the horse when you can make
as much on five?
Anderson and Marietta Railroad.
I have read what Hon. R.
Mays-Cleveland says in regard
to making a railroad from
Anderson by way of Pickens to
Marietta, in Greenville county.
It is a rich country, a pretty
country, a country well popu
lated and badly in need of rail
road transportition. It would
be a splendid investment for
the people along the route to
put in every dollar necessary to
build this road and turn it over
clear of debt to any company
that would agree to operate it
If the people along the route
most interested could be per.
suaded that this is true and ~
made to think and act together, '
the road would be in operation ~
inside of t welve months. I
There is just one thing more
timid than a million dollars- ~
and that is two million. Beside. ~
there are always on the market ~
stocks. and bonds that pay a
fixed and certain dividend semi
annually. capital prefers such to
ventures it knows not of. The
greatest benefit from a railroad 1
always goes to those it helps ~
and serves most. Many of this ~
kind lie back, do nothing and
say nothing, thinking the rail. 1
road will be built anyway. and
consider themselves wise when I
they add to all the other bene
fits they get from it, the amount ~
they ought to have subscribed
to it.
The value of any land or
water power is estimated ac
cording to the distance it is
from it to the nearest railroad. ~
-Every tract of land advertised ~
for sale is described by its dis
tance from the railroad.C
The Southern2 Power Conipany, ~
the A'nderson Light and Power E
Company, or the Pickens Rail- ~
road Company would agree to ~
operate it.
I am reliably informed that a
good and valid charter over the
proposed route has been grantedk
and is of force. I
So ali Mr. Cleveland and those
who want the road have to do
to get it, is to get together and
build it. This is the most prof- ~
itab~le im~ estment.' Anderson
and Marietta and all points be
tween, can make. If they will
lay the rail. the car wheels will
begin at once to sing the high
tenor of progdess ofi the plains
of Piercetown, up the valley of ~
Twelve mile, down th'e-Oolenoy
and among the beautiful foot i
hills east of the Saluda. t
If they wait for capital to I
come and buy the right of way,
the cross ties and the rails, thei
4late of probability is A. D. 1962, I
or A. L. 5962.
>The Dispensary Investigating
Committee will hold another
session probably this week in
Charlotte or Augusta and hear
>more dictagraph talk. Then1
they will head for Charleston
and tackle Mr. Stothart again.1
IMany witnesses will be sum-1
Imoned to appear before them in
the latter city to give testimony.
For Infants and Children.
Fie Kind You Have Always Boughit
Bear-s the
Signatur-e of
Coun tyCampaign
Opened Saturday
The first meetina of the
:ounty campaign opened at
Easley last Saturday. The
neeting was held in the school
iditorium and began at I
)'clock. The Sentinel man did
iot get in for the opening and
1ad to leave before the close.
There were about 200 voters
present to hear the candidates,
nd contrary to the expectations
>f some. it was a quiet, orderly
.neeting. Predictions had been
nade that each candidate, and
.specially those for the legisla
ure, would be called upon to
tate who they were for for gov
rnor. But no such effort was
nade by any one in the crowd,
and only -one candidate, Mr.
f. A. Hinton, ventured to ex
press himself along this line.
rhe reason for not forcing this
Lssue, presumably, is that it is a
oaded bomb, and the fellow
who stands on this ground has
. very thin shell between him
self and defeat in this county.
t is thought by both sides that
jhe sentiment is about evenly
livided and that it is like throw
ng heads and tails to say
whether Jones or Blease will
:arry it.
The two candidatas for solici
or, Hon P. A. Bonham and
fV. L. Daniel, were the first to
tddress the people. They were
ollowed by Mr. R. T. Hallum.
andidate for superintendent of
,ducation, who has no opposi
Then the candidates for sher
if, Messrs. J. C. Jennings and
L. R. Roark, and they were fol
owed by the candidates for
.erk of Court, Messrs. A. J.
3oggs. J. H. G. McDaniel and
). S. Stewart. Then came the
andidates for county commis
ioner and treasurer and the last
o speak were the candidates
'or the house of representatives.
We reached the scene as Mr.
tewart for clerk of court was
troduced. lie hadl vry little
say, but t-' d uem he had no
'ecord, and was running on his
iwn merits. He said if elected
e would have one0 day in each
>wnship to meet the old pen
ioners to pay them~ their pen
ion money. We regret we did
iot hear Mr. tdoggs and Mr.
lcDaniel so as to give abre
~ccount of their speeches.
Mr. J. L. B gwell spoke*
~riefly. He said the roads were
lad but it could not be helped
in account of the heavy rains.
Mr. G. W. Brown said when
e took charge five years ago
he roads in his section had not
keen worked in quite a while,
nd when he went out he turn
1 the roads over in good fix
{e promised, if elected to give
his time to the duties of the
Mr. J. M. Lawrence said he
Lad given his time and tried to
.ccomplish something, but the
ains this year had seriously in
erf erred. When he went into
ifice he found several men who
iad not paid road tax nor work
d. He told of the indebtedness
'f the county, which was very
rall, and the amount expend
d for machinery, mules, stock
des, etc.
Mr. N. B. Moore said when
e was in office he did the best
e could and if elected would
ry to do better.
Mr. Elias Day, being at home
Lad nothing to 'say.
There was no issue between
e candidates for treasurer
,nd auditor. Each one, howev
, (presented his claims and
as given an attentive hearing.
Mr. S. B. Craigj~ was the flrst
peaker. Hie saidl four years
go he was a candid ite for aud
tor and thanked the people for
heir support. He referred to
s election as mayor of Pick
ns, saying he had been elected
iver one of the best men of the
own by 2 to 1. If elected to
he House, he would do his own
hinking and stand on his own
eet. Some. he said, had criti
ised him for entering the race
ecause his brother was county
upervisor and that it appeared
ike the Craigs wanted to run
he county.
He thought we had reached
1he point in road building where
ernanent roads could now be
He favored education, espe
ially the better improvement
)f the rural schools. He was in
avor of some changes at the
enitentiary, saying he did not
jelieve it right to put criminals
nn such miiserable cells. He was
pposed to puttit; whites and
blacks either in the penitentiary
- ainno together.
Mr. J. Ashniure Hinton wa
the next speaker. After he wa
introduced he advanced to th
front of the stage and said th&
before he entered upon hL
speech he would pause Ion;
enough to give any one wi
wished to an opportunity to as!
him any question. He stoo(
still for three or four second
and not a word was spoken b:
anyone. The purpose of this, i
seemed, was to lift the lid fron
the cauldron by having one o
more call out, "Are you fo
Jones or Blease?" Then he sai(
that if there were no question
he desired to state at the outse
that lie was a Blease man an<
expected to vote for him. Upoi
this announcement about one
third of the crowd cheered.
He then launched into hi:
speech. He opposed the railroa<
commissioners being paid by th<
railroads and would endeavor t<
have this changed by makim
the State pay them. He favor
ed appropriations for the publi<
schools. Ten years ago he fav
ored issuing bonds for building
roads and was still in favor of
it. He would offer a bill to al
low the county to issue such
bonds. He favored appropriat
ing half a million dollars and
giving every old soldier a pen
sion. He was opposed to rais
ing salaries.
Hon. E. P. McCravey-He
said he promised two years agc
to pass a marriage license law
and claimed to have had a part
in passing the one now on the
statute books. He denied the
report that he had favored a bill
to deprive anyone of his vote.
The law he supported affected
only the aliens !who came here
from foreign countries.
He reminded Mr. Hinton that
he had had an act passed which
gave the people of - this county
the right to vote bonds for road
improvement if they desired.
He voted to pension every old
oldier and voted to increase the
appropriation for this purpose to
Maj. J. M. Stewart-Wh-m
Major Stewart was introdnee~d
many in the crowd had become
ired and srmne began to leave.
but a good part of them heard
im. He thanked them for
what they had done for him in
the past, and said he thought
be had retired for good from pol
ties. but meni came from levery
side of the countcy and urged
aud pressed until he had to yieldI
lHe did not know anything
ihout law making, but thought
w coulId Ie.>rni and prornmised to
.o his. best fo the people.
He thou-:ht one law which
sould be hbeifl could be pass
~d ank that was to hatv( elec
~ions once eve'ry fo'ur y-ears.
Alr. J. M. Werlborn-As Mr.
Welborn was intr. duced the
ime for the dep:md a re of the
ickens tra i arr; ved and we
nissed his speur a. As we wvent.
mut the door we heard him say,
'I favor equal rights to all and
~pecial privileges to none."
Mr. Fred Wiiliams wvas the
ast speaker but we did not hear
Sun Set News.
Mr. Editor: As I have niot
een anything in The Sentinel
~romu the Little Eastatoe section
~or quite awhile, I will try to
~ive you and your many readers
Sfew items.
We had rain every d'ay in
July up to the third Sunday.
lowing was at a stand still for
me whole month except one or
,w days.
The crops are very sorry. In
leed it is the gloomiest looking
ime the farmers ever saw.
The health of this community
s very good at this time.
There will be an all day sing
ng at Antioch Baptist Church
he second Sunday in August.
Everybody is cordially invited
o come with song books and
well filled baskets and lets have
a good time. Prof. R. 4. Bold
ng has been invited1 to sing.
A series of meeting wvill be
idn at the same time and con
inue for sonme days.
Everybody interested in An.
ioch Church and the ceme ~ry
re asked to meet there with
suitable tools on Saturday even
ing August :3rd for the purpIose
of cleaning off the church yard
and cemetery. and dloing some
repair work on the churchl.
Our roads tre nearly wvashied
away, and our Supervisor sure
ly lhas run away as we have not
seen nor heard of him in a !on~e
As I am in a hurry wvill ring
Mountain Sprout.
One two story brick store or
Main street~in P'ickens. Term5
asy. . E ROBINSON.
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SSome of thm
This is an ailment t'hat affects
women to a large extent, and is
a particularly prominent symnp
torn where there are irregulari
ties and other disorders from
which women only suffer.
Squaw Vine
Is a Medicine for Women
It acts on the nerves, quiets
irritation, strengthens weakened
parts and restores the strength
and energy of health. Nervous.
women who are run down, weak
and discouraged from constant
suffering revive at once under its
powerful restorative influence. It
promotesgood appetite and diges
tion, sound refreshing sleep,
steady nerves, the enjoyment of
a healthy body and cheerful
spirits. It is pleasant to take
and acceptable to the most
delicate stomach.
Sold by Druggists and Dealers
Price $1 Per Bottle
Sheriff's Sale
Stat- oif SoutJUL Carolina,
('em~.tv e'f Pickens,
inl < tI'Omon PIeOs f~Ourt.
T1 HI. Sithi Plaintiff
D). C, Mills et al,
Iiy virtue ofC a degree of foreclosure
.nd i:.n'd lby his 11on. Judge GeorgeC
1 P~inice :iI Chambers at (ire, nvillo, S.
C , daited June 22nd 1912 and on fil.. in
thet clerks cffie for Pickens County. II
wmdi atll to the hiL'hest biddler on sales
hay in Aulgusr t 192 during the legafi
hours for s-de at Pickens court house
S. C ,the following discribed real estate
t-> wit:
All that tract or parcel of lan~d situate
ly ing and bhinlg in Pickcns county in
the state aforenaid, contanin:g r~inety
two and three fourths (920) acres miore
or le-s and bounded by lands of R.
iirnhai li, WA. B. Ih ster, E. J1 lleste r,
my. s..f ( iilb.) and others. and know n as
the Perry place and is the same tract of
land 'onver~e~l to T1. H, Smith by J. P-.
Worshiem on December the 3lth 19)04.
D eed recorded in Volutme --Z' Page
Terms of sal': One half c::sh on day
"f s::le ihe betlance' on a credlit of twelve
months e ured by bond of the purchar
:ua anmntgage of the primises soldl.
the deferred taymenmt to bear interest ut
8 -- cent ;-er annum,with leave to the
prhsrto pa~y all cash or to antici
p ee paymenit at any I tne.
Purch:ower to p~ay for all papers and
for recoruding the same.
Sheriff Pickeun- C-mniy
FOR SALE-40 acres fine1
fa rm land. Good dwelling, out
buildimr~s, water, pasture, good~
o)rchar'd anld other imnproxe
meni'Vts within half a mile of Six
Mile A\cademiy. Terms easy.
I. J. B. Robinson,
Central. S. C., R. 2.
FOR SALE-Nice horse and
buggy. Horse six years old:
rich sorel, sound as a. dollar,
good style, high class roadster.
A bargain, Carl L. Gullick,
Phone 863. Greenville, S. C.
Reductin On 3
t o 1=2 Off
a Season's Prettiest Hats
go for a Song
that holds the finest product of the
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blending that has been a secret for .
more than 100 years, is given you in
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- is kept fresh, cisp, free from dust,
- ~ darmpness and disagreeable odorsI
by this airtight can, whose label .
guarantees the-purity of its content&.
Don't buy any of the many imni
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it not as good as Lmzianne.
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Three for a quarter. Harmony-.Rose Soap ten cents. Three for
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Other Soap.; up to 35 cents per cake. Best Shaving Soap ten
cents per cake. Shaving stick. 25 cents each. Ask to see Rex-~
all Toilet Cream 25 cents. Good for the complexion, and d?..
Pickens Drug Comp'y

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