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TE O_Ly AL-HOME-PRINT NEWSPAPER PU- NSAERI i KTHE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIU THE ONLY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED AT THE OUY COUNTY SEAT OF PICKENS COUNTY . PUBLISHED WEEKLY Entered April 23, 1903 at pilcens S. C. as second class matl matere under act of Con, SUBSarcTON.41ICE EstabWished 1871-VoIlwne6' PICKENS, S. C.. NOVEMBER 28, 1912 + + The ims'+ p + zifir +; + 4 I& 9_4+A+ ThanksgV ay 0 the grand old pilgrim father - 3 Wi:liam Bradford, governor of .- the original New England colo nies. belongs the honor of being the first to proclaim in America a gen * eral thanksgiving day which should be a festival as well as a day of thanks giving. The month of November, 1023. had been a weary one to the bitterly tried pilgrims. Their months f 4;01 and patient wa *gathering of th h - seemed about to end in deepest disappointment. The earth was parched, the whole land cried out 'for rain, and the crops were being ruined for lack of moisture. It was under these depressing conditions that Pilgrim Father Bradford called together the little band of settlers and set apart a day to be devoted to fasting and prayer that the glassy skies might be come cloud covered and the windows of heaven be opened to give life to the thirst dying fields. It did not look promising for a day of thanksgiving, and yet circumstances changed the day appointed for fasting and prayer to one of rejoicing, feasting and thankfu, ness. The pilgrims were in the very act of pr.yin- for rain THE InGRIMS THA_NEsGIVixG. when rain came. It.^-ame in such floods and It came WD~opportunely that -the. pilgriW*fthi!rs were convinced "itProd d smiled on the ittle en, women and chil dren who. driven from their own homes, had been forced to pitch their tents on - the wild and inhospitable shores of a foreign land. - William Bradford in his proclama tt,n had called the day a feast of thanksgiving. and the best hunters in the colony had been scouring the ad iacent woods for wild turkpvs and Is a tO(i "Pay F T. ISoi INe Don't orner game to supply tne wants or tu colonists and their guests. Th kitchens of the pilgrims were crud and rough, but the good dames di< their best, and the result was a repas satisfying and sumptuous enough fo the most exacting. The menu con sisted of roast turkey dressed wit beechnuts, venison pasties such a the pilgrim mothers knew so well hov to make, savory meat stews with dumplings of barley flour, clam chow der served in enormous bowls witl sea biscuite floating on the surface roasts of all kinds, broiled fish, salads akes and plum porridge. Lastly there was a bountiful supply o: ysters, the contribution of Massasol and his ninety warriors to the firs1 Thanksgiving bill of fare. The great st dinner of the festival was given oi saturday, the ast_day (fCeTi tbon r-y chronicles that it wa: one of the loveliest days of the In dian summer, and so mild was thi weather that the good pilgrim dame, were able to set their tables In thi pen air, and In the primitive forest: Ln the wildest country, in a new an< unexplored world, was celebrated thi brightest and most joyous Thanksgiv Ing on record. Pickens Route 3. On last Saturday night an en oyable pound supper was give: by Mr. and Mrs. Waddy Steu art, every one present enjoye bhemselves very much. A left thanking Mr. and Mn 3tewart for their kindness. Everybody in this section j putting in good time gatherin: bheir crop-; and sowing grain. Twelve Mile school will opei Monday 25th with Prof. H. A Towns as teacher. Rev. W. C. Seaborn filled hi irst appointment at Mt. Grov 3unday, everybody is proud t have him for their pastor. The county scrape is puttini fhe roads in a good conditioi thrugh this section. A Farmer's Boy, Bazaar. A bazaar will be given by th< Ladies' Aid society of the Pres Dyterian church in the C. E Robinson store room (nex loor to Keowee Bank) nex Friday evening.; November 29 eginning about 6 o'clock ancy work of all kinds will b, old and oysters will be serve( n the various ways. List your land with the Lin wood Land and Investmen Dompany. imost here [0 your Xi -s to Trade" irst - We ci s goods to iaond - Eve1 oney refun11 Lird - We d ourtIh - We e things g We Ref1 ne of the Lines 1 :kwear, Underwt Frget to Always EASLEY LOCAL NEWS LETTER Prof. R. C. Burts, of Green ville, spent Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Cheatham, Mr. H. W. Wilkins, of Green ville, was the guest of Prof. and Mrs. W. W. Benson last week. 1 Miss Virgil Sellers, a student i of the Greenville Female Col- i r lege visited her parents here last I t week. Dr. and Mrs C. N. Wyatt, Misses Ethel and Aleen Wyatt, c Ella Hiott and Mr. Charles f Wyait last Sunday in t Anderson. . - The Ergatakin Club met at+ the home of Mrs. William An derson last Friday afternoon. After spending a few hours with needle work, a delicious - sweet course was served. Miss Lila Folger, of Central is the attractive guest of Miss Lyde Folger. Mrs. James Carpenter visited, relatives in the city last week. n The fifth annual meeting of the Philosophian Literary So d ciety, was held in the school 1 house auditoriun last Friday - night. The program which is as fol- 10 s lows,, was splendidly carried out. Music-Misses Jennie Robin son and Mary Wyatt. a Reading-Miss Eula Barton. 5 Dezlamation-Frank Wel born. s Essay-Miss Ruth Thaxt->n. eI Extempore Speech-Mr. Frank o Ellison. Jokes-Mr. Billie Anderson.1 Debate: Resolved; That im migration is injurious to the I United States. t Affirmative-Margaret Jane- t son. Lydie Thornton. Negative-Janet Bolt. Carl Perry. As usual most interest center ed in the debate which was - among the best ever heard here. t . The judges who were Prof. R.J t C. Burts, Rev. C. D. Waller and t .IMr. H, W. Wilkins, decided in , I favor of the negative. I The ladies of the M. E. I 3 Church gave an oyster supper I Saturday night for the benefit . of the church. Col. R. H. Smith of Green -ville will deliver his famous lecture on "America from ocean t to ocean," in the Auditorium N Friday night, 29th inst. The r and it is ne nas shopping at Meyers-A irry the large be found in Lv article sol led. 0 strictly a 0] have polite, c to make up a und Transportation Ne Carry: Suits, 4 ar, Blankets, Comfei Come to M MVl )roceeds will go to the monu nent fund being raised by the IJ. D. C., to erect a monument M o our confederate dead. If you ew niss Mr. Smith's lecture you hav vill miss a treat. I dav Married by Rev. E. V. Babb not Lt his residence Sunday morn-I M ng Mr. Roy Smith and Miss Gre( ulian, both near Easley. ness Mr. W. D. Spearman will Gre( noye his family to Easley this whi veek. Mr. W. D. Sitton has sect] noved from Greenville back to M lasley, We bid both a hearty thro velcome. in h The Farmers and Merchants a bil :lub, which was broken up a bow ew weeks ago sold their furni- he h ure Saturday.. Glad indeed plan re we to see the club go out of lum Sqjeas .mar otim Griffin News. ~0CM has Health in this community is mor ight good at present. this Miss Addie Leslie spent last will unday afternoon with Miss M fay Freeman, of Pickens route Con beer Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Hendricks tim( nd family visited Mr. and Mrs. yar( ). F. Hendricks last Sunday old. vening. sa Mr. and Mrs. F. G-. Trotter plac vere the guests of Mr. and Mrs. and rthur Trotter last Sunday. aboi Misses Grace and Earvestine TI endricks from this community chu eturned last Saturday from a very hort visit to Mr. and Mrs. atte .jeigh Hunt, of Dacusville. not Mrs. A. C. Smith, who has pres >een suffering with rheumatism TI 3 much better at this writing. ing Mr. S. P. Freeman, who has be a Lad his house started for some is 36 ime, is now finishing it up on abot he inside with a nice plastering. very cati( We are glad to know that the sup, )unday school at Griffin still as a good attendance. Mr. J. ..t: Z. J. Anthony is a good super- visi ntendent and always insists on -- h people not going into winter wer [uarters during the winter TI ronths. will On next Thursday the men- witt ers of Griffin church will meet we I .nd hold Thanksgiving services. takE here will be several readings sen nd recitations by the small! M hildren in connection with the beer egular s,.rvices. .ders The farmers are taking ad-!"" antage of the fine weather and 1,r auch grain is being sown I. cessary for y IWe wish rnoId Co. st and most ci the state. d here is 1)a( 1e-1rice bu1sin1 ourteous sales mRoder and n all Purchases of oats, Dresses, Silks rts, Ribbons, Laces ~ERS =AiI Pleasant Grove News. r. Editor: I will give you a dots from this section, as ] . been picking cotton all and am very tired, I will write much this time. r. D. L. Barker went tc mville yesterday on tusi . He went down on thE ,nville & Knoxville trair :h is a big enterprise to this .on. r. Reigle of Greenville was ugh this section yesterday is automobile looking after lot of timber that he has ht from Mr. Perry Bates, puting/ in a new saw mill t and is going to ship his ber and cross ties to foreign kets. He has a lot of good >er and says he will make a [ slm. rs. Te --PQd who been quite ill with pneu ia feyer, is improving at writing and we hope she soon be up again. r. William Hawkins an old federate soldier, who ha. L on the sick list for a long is able to knock around the I once more, he is 78 years r. Drake McConnell has hiE mill on Mr. J. P. Andern e cutting some fine lumber cross ties, as cross ties are it the order of the day now. ie singing at Pleasant Grove Tch Sunday evening was - good as some of those that aded say. Your writer did have the pleasure of being ont. ie new church that is be built at this place is going to nice one when completed. It x50 feet long and will seat it 400 people it does not like much being ready for dedi )n, Rev. J. E. Foster is the ily for another year. c. and Mrs. N. J. Anderson, ed their daughter Mrs. J. Rigdon last Sunday, they from Oolenoy section. ie Pleasant Grove Echo-)l open next Monday Nov. 25, tMr. Grover Keith teacher, iope all of the patrons will interest in the school and their children. r. J. R. Duncan who hac visiting relatives in An :n county has returned e. he also has a cow that's sick with hollow horn. A Farmer. ou to finm to poilit mplete lii sked by us ss regardi people to efficient st $20.00 or ovei ,Dress Goods, Art Goods, G NOJ D Memorable in the lives of Ge some was the event which took of place in the little city of Liberty let, on the 20th inst.. at 12:30 p. m.. Co when Mr. Sam -B. Huff led to, tor the altar Miss Meda Lee, only Sit daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. ser Hunt. To the beautiful strains Ea of Mendolssohn's wedding ne, march splendidly rendered by Sa) Mr. Willie Hunt, brother of the 1 bride. they entered the parlor pic and stood before Rev, D. W. be Hiott, who after a brief cere- dex mony p- onounced them husband bo and wife. Mr. Huff is the cer voungest son of the late Mr. P. cht D. Huff, of Greenville. He is a hox graduate of the Pleiss Electrical school of Washington, D. C. He is row one of the most prom inent ycung farmers in the St. Albans section of Greenville wh -c v.Mr. Huff belongs to mil one of he W k.and honored hea families of Greenville"Wrwi , iwhile Miss Hunt is one of thet"'O most charming and best of our On many excellent ycung ladies of Dr Liberty. She is a most excel- be lent teacher and an accomplish- an< ed young woman- boi Those who were present were Miss Otis O'Dell. of Liberty, an Mr. Chapman, of Liberty; Miss Di Corrie Huff, sister of the groom; - Mr. Junius Garrison and Miss Mary Garrison, of Greenyille. A'real old time sensible dinner was served and the bride and groom boarded the southbound train No. 11 for Atlanta, Ga., and other points. After a few weeks they will be at home to their friends at the splendid old country home of the groom near St. Albans in Greenville county. May the barque on which these young people have embarked, sail over smooth waters until at last when they bu! anchor the craft may it be in the harbor of rest and peace. ser Miles P. Singleton. us A dispatch from Westmins ter, dated November 20. says: Miles P. Singleton, a highly re spected citizen of Oconee, died suddenly at his home on Tug aloo river, seven miles below Westminster. this morning at .5 o'clock. Heart failure was supposed to be the cause of his death. Mr. Singleton was in his 81st year. He had beeni married 58 years last Saturday. He is survived by his widow and I some one out a few rf e of Ladies, I3 to give per ess of the am attend to yo~ ore. within a radius of f Linens, Domestics oves and Sweaters. C0. 11 LIL Uuku. IVJ.L . LJUlVu" s a Miss Higgins. of near sley. The children are orge and Thomas Singleton, this county, Rey. H. L. Sing Dn, of the South Carolina nference, Rev. J, F. Single i. of Milledgeville. Ga. W. A. igleton of the railway mail vice, A. W. Singleton, of sley, Mrs. J. T. Porter of ,r Westminster and Miss lie Singleton. Ir. Singleton was a native of kens. Funeral -Fervices will conducted at his late resi ice tomorrow afternoon. His ly will be laid to rest in the ietery of Nazareth M. E. irch at 2 p. m., with Masonic lors. A Great Building Falls en its foundation is under ied, and if thefoundation of .lth-good digeslion-is at ed, quick collapse follows. the Irfif inhudigestion, King's New Life Pil s s taken to tone the stomach I regulate liver, kidneys and vels. Pleasant, easy, safe I only 25 cents at Pickens ig Company. adv ieal Esd ...Bught, 5 'he Linwood Land and Inve ;iness and anxious to be of 1 vices. f you wish to buy any real e help you. We will treat yo Ve also insure property. ome and talk it over with u Linwood Land an Office at Keow( 4ore at w. BsonIs wlih isses aild 4 et satisfa' r wants.. 0 Miles. ,Corsets, Hosi (ain StL Greenvil Thanksgiving Day. With grateful hearts let all gv All lands, all stations and al And the cry comes up along the' IFor what shall we give thanks For peace and plenty, busy mills, "The cattle on a thousand hMs; For bursting barns, wherein is stored The golden grain, a precious hoard; Give thanks For orchards bearing rosy fruit. For yielding pod and toothsome root And all that God declared was i In hill or dale or eld or wood, Give thanks. For water bright ida A million founta far and usar For gracious-streamlets, lakes and -ill, That flow from everlasting bills; Give thanks. For summer dews and timely frost, The sun's bright beams, not one ray lost4 For wilflng hands to sow the seed And reap the harvest, great indeed; Give thank. For hearth and home. love's altar fres; For loving children, thoughtful sires; For tender mothers, gentle wives, Who fill our hearts and bless our lives Give thanks. For heaven's care life's journey through, For health and strength to dare and do. For ears to hear, for eyes to see Earth's beauteous things on land and sea. Give thanks. -M. A. Kidder in New York Sun. tracted meeting will be gin in yterian Liberty, on n p m., conducte DuBose, of Toccoa, Ga. Eve body is invited to attend services, ate... old and Rented stment Company is ready for )enefit to those who need our state, sell any, or rent any, let i right. s. d Investment Co. e Bank, Pickens hich rsed. All I .I le, S. C.