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E WEEKLY Enered Ari 23, 1903 a Pekens, S. 0. as second class mal mater, under act of Congress of 3arch 3, 1879
bl~iqhpd IR71-aumnp~ 7- PICKENS, S. C., JANUARY 16,912
e Misses Steadman, of
ney, have purchased the
ntain View Hotel here and
take charge at once. we
them succes.
. Briggs had a slight
e of paralysis Monday
ng, at the home or her
ter Mrs. W. A. Hamilton.
incerely hope she will be
ied by Judge Keith L.
at the home of the
ear Easley, Mr. Andrew
e of Slabtown and Miss
Presbyterian congrega
now worshiping in the
auditorum, their old
building is torn down
e foundation of their
ficent church building is
laid. The new building
modern and up-to-date,
Sunday bchool rooms.
tizens of Easley are proud
this new building going
First Baptist Church
lied Rev. E V. Babb for
me, he has been going
me to this church and
e to Cateechee last year.
this for,ward step will
uccessful, every church
to have services every
h if they are able to
TIi old reliable firm of Robin
son and Thornton are beauti
fying their store building by
having a glass front put in.
Mr. Laban Rogers is the work
man, he does splendid work.
The friends of Editor C. T.
Martin of the Easley Progress
'ill be glad to know th:tt his
alth is improving. We ex
the hope that he will soon
in his usual health. Not
thstanding his recent illness
has managed to edit his
with his usual ability.
-Martin is a pointed and
orous writer. His foreman,
. Walter Hester, has ably
isted him in making his
paper a bright newsy sheet.
Pickens Route 3.
Dr, R. K. Kirksey is having, a
well dug on his place near Mt.
~Ethel ehurch.
Ed Gilstrap and family, *of
iberty, - visited his uncle on
Wve Mile recently. -
. Edens is in North Caro
t this writing where he
aged in business for
ecenTober 26 the stork
e home of Mr. and Mrs.
ens and left them an
pound boy.
Grant and family, of
w Creek section, spent
days with his brother,
ant. in Branchville.
ntrell is building him
elf a new barn which will imn
rove the looks of5 his place very
Miss Mamie. Stewart is very
sick with grip. We hope she
-ill soon be well again.
Mrs. W. T. Edens, who has
been sick for some time, is still
confined to her room. We
-ould be'glad to see her out
The prayer service at A. C.
den's Christmias day was en
yed by all who were present.
here were but few present,
ut the Lord says in his word
'Where two or three are gather
together in my name there
11 I be also," We claimed
e promise that day and had a
ood time.
May the dear Lord bless all
he Sentinel readers.
Plow Boy.
$$100 Reward, $100
The -readers of this paper - in be
rleasd to iernthat thee at least ori
al to creall It stages, and that is
disease, requires a constitutional treat
ment BaIrs Catarrh Cure Is taken In
ternally, acting djetyupon the blood
byn destoying the, founati~
buiing up the constitution and ai~
nature In doiig Its work. The proprietors
hsa s h 7 faith in It ucuraiv pow
Pleasant Grove News.
Rain, rain, rain and the roads
are almost impassable. If there
is any sign in the old twelve
days ruling the year this will be
another wet year.
Hurrah for Jack Frost on the 9
Doctor subject. I think it will i
not be long until they will not
go to see the poor man for the
money, as they will think it is
adulterated and will be of no
Jas. R. Duncan, of this section
has moved down near Clemson
College. He was a'good neigh
bor and we regret giving him
up, but the best of friends have
to pass.
Jimmie Philipps has returned
home from a yisit to relatives
and friends near Greenyille.
He reports a good time, but says
roads are in a bad condition.
Mrs.. Janie Rigdon, wife of
Bease Rigdou. died on the 4th
inst,, and was buried the day 1
following her death at Pleasant I
Grove Baptist church. The i
cause o. her death was due to I
old age and the grip.
Mrs. Albert Masters is very ill
at this writing, but her friends
hope she will soon be up again.
Mrs. MaryJane Masters and
family, of this vicinity, have
moved to Greenville.
There was a slight wreck on
the G. & K., near Marietta last
week, bt no one was seriously
hur .
Miss Janie Anderson, of Oole
nov, is spending several days
with her sister, Mrs.* James F. i
Rigdon, of this section. I
There was a slight earthquake
shock felt in this vicinity on
New Year's day, about 1.30 p.m.
Reports from Greenville say it
was very noticeable in the city.
Mrs. Amanda Fortner, who
has been in very feeble health
f6r a long time does not seem to
improve very much.
Mrs. Rachel Anders is confined4
to her bed with col.d and grip.4
W. M. Hawkins, who has
been living on D. L. -Barker's
place, has moved down on the
Martin farm. .A Farmer.
A Reader Writes
About New Rule
Mr. Editor: Some of your
correspondents are rather severe
on the doctors because of their
recent action. I dare say they
are clearly within their legal
rights and from an economic
point of view are equally so.
There are few people in this
country who cannot pay a reas
onable doctor ball sometime dur
ing the year. I do not believe
the doctors would enforce this
rule literally, for I am sure if
sickness should occur in any
family who was destitute and
which would be real charity
either of the doctors to this
compact would gladly and
ceerfully render the necessary
I interpi-et the action" of the
doctors for the good of the peo
ple. They would teach them
economy arid frugality. Too
many people are extravagant.
the poor as well as the rich.
People frequently spend their
small earnings for luxuries and
frivilous things that do them
no good, instead of laying it up
against a ramny day to pay their
doctor and for the actual com
forts and necessaries of life.
I have known men to buy
whiskey and drink it who
would ha,ve to give a lien or
mortgage for what they eat,
and I dare say some do so yet.
Only last Christmas the head of
one of the poorest families in
my community snent the last
cent t rom meagre savings to
buy candy, toys, etc., for a
child when the family was in
actual need of clothes and food.
And I presume, this is the class
that "Jo Jo" would have col
lections taken for to relieve
conditions at home. I am sorry
'nd "Jo Jo" has injected the
ssionasubjec.t into the
e,- t:see what it~
>1e who are doing most ano
Piving liberally for mission
tbroad, the building of hospit
Lls and medical dispensaries
;chools, etc., are the ones whi
ire doing most to relieve condi
ions at home. It is this clas
)f people who last year gave ;
ialf million of dollars for suc]
vork through the Southeri
Baptists alone not to mentioi
he other denominations. The:
,ave $400,000 to'relieve condi
;ions at home, in the South
rhey gave $40,000 to have th
)ospel preached in South Care
ina. It is this class of peopl
vho are responsible for the Si:
ffile Academy, the North Green
ille High school and th
;wenty or thirty other school
)f like character. It is th
oreign mission givers wh
)fild churches, and schools, an,
olleges, and orphanages, an
escue homes, and who foste
ind support all the religiouc
haritable and benevolent insti
utions to relieve [conditions a
iome. It is through the effort
md gifts of this class with th
>lessings of God that Argentina
F'rance, and some others hav
:hrown off th.. yoke of RomE
Dhina has become a moder
epublic; Cuba independent an
;he world is receiving the gos
e1. A Reader
On the 12 day of January 191
tt the home of the officiatin
ninister, Rev. C. R. Aber
:rombie, Mr Arthur Garre
Lnd Miss Kate Sheppard wer
iappiiy married.
Mr Arthur Garret is the son o
Ir D. E. Garret of Picken
:ounty and Miss Kate Sheppar<
s the youngst daughter of Mi
. , Sheppard of Oooaee coun.
They went to the bride's hom
mmediately after the ceremony
'hey were accompanied to th(
Troom's home on the 13 Jan.
iary by Mr John Baker and Mis
illie Lay, Mr Glaziner Aber
rombie and Miss Mamie La3
Lnd Mr Hozea Abercrombie a!
>f Oconee country. They arriv
~d at the groom's home about
'clock in the af ternoon wher<
here awaited a number o
riends and relatives all of whici
wished them a long and happ.
if e.
They will remain at th
troom's home a few weeks.
X. Y. Z.
n Memory of Little Furmai
With my eyes full of tears
his being the 10th of January
t brings back to me th
houghts of July 10th, si:
nonths ago when God tool
from me my darling baby, th
ight and joy of my home
Ihe night was a dark, drizzley
ain y night and we had worke
aithful!y for six days ani
iights, but no change for th
>etter, and as the sun was sink
ng low in the west we saw tha
se could do no more, and a
[1:30 o'clock his little spir
sent to dwell with Him o:
aigh. It seemed like it wa
more than I could bear, and th
)addest of all words I ever hear
as when Mr. John Baker sait
"He is gone." It seemed lik
ny hieart string's would brea:
:o think that I could never tak
aimn in my.arms again and t
~now that I would have t
pend the rest of my life hei
iithout my baby. H-e was
~weet and good. Sometimes
:an almost see those little golde
ocks of hair and those brigh
blue eves. But theyv are gon<
Eorever gone. I have nothin
to look at but his sweet litt:
clothes and pictures but the
are dear to me. May Godi
heaven help me and everyonei
be ready to meet him in th~
happy land on high. He
waiting on that golden shore
welcome us one and all hom
May God ever bless Mr. Job
Baker a.nd wife for their kin
ness through his sickness at
death. I will close by askir
all who read this to pray for n
that I may meet him in heave
where we will never part.
His Mother.
Mr. W.. F. Johnstoni wi
.I'sws n t
SpI hath
K M~werein"he labor
s My son, when youspeak of the wo
e No matter how Uittle it pleases yo
D Don't tell of the task that YOU d
There never was work set to om
r It isn't the work; it isn't the hire;
That counts in the eyes Of them
s As soon as you say it's a daily gi
That moment the imp of indoleni
That moment you lose all yourg
.For the -vork that YOU do is a fi
And once you have called it a at
I Your work is a snare that will ca
MY son, when YOUworkyou must I
And work tht is done with a fri
Will Carry you over the barring i
And lift you to where you may I
It wil help you along to the heiij
Ba .when you declare it's "the da
)~ (~r. I
ite past.rfi ht
We call themr2in h e gao
ps also. hioseangfthewbe
oe y.Nomewletpssyo
Won,io the ss that you evrd
toee neack wans, oraets,o
r stocs isn'te wokand t oube ire
Thar oint buhyeod therm
uhlato moen the imouof iKoe
Tola mp ome you let yur g
We carrncyouavulldi af G
y sone wen ou woryunt y
prilcarry ou samer.h arn
Pickt wens yoHdcari'tda
ersoniste couny fortheir
muh etershe toNerv Ye:
in the past. eteni
Reeme and caromrs-a:
impleen oka our toer
lao.W aoor ae stillope
We calaemihing, allguk
Sgie stisaioW carry lo
plowe asohssheing tb
money. C men wuhow kn
Woo.mtenet th hasod,e
to nedBc and sTc e stt
taretgo ng tou a good jce
isolas p Come i and se
We wr rfl nte oG
e. moe and buy. you wathr
- priceppaiddforasamo
Pick es aw a
0ase, Ne Yorve
10 Where hern Mtill pe
he that worketh in that
.th?"- Ecdesiautes, iii, 9.
A you do, there's something to keepin mind
u, don't call it "the daily grind."
slike, nor grumble at sorry fate
hands that we had a right to hate:
nor toiling from sun to sun
who see-it's "how is the labor done?"
nd, that moment you hate your work.
e shows you how you well may shirk;
)od intent; that moment you ought to quit,
:nd to you while you are a friend to it.
tvish task and named it "the daily grind,"
;ch your feet and cause you to fall behind.
inish your task; you must finish that task alone
endly hand will change to a stepping stone,
tream or -out of the clinging slough
ut your hand on the work that you want to d
its you seek, will bring you unto your-goal
ly grind" it will grind you both heart andsot
U. by W. G. CU&P=a&T.)
over. We wish to .thank ever
ast favors. We have had a mos
nd we feel confident that we are i
i in the future than we have bee
d line of Hardware and farmin
fection plowgtock, they save yol
ction stock complete with tu:rnern
antee every one of these stocks I
e Wmn. J. Oliver improved tur
t turn plow on the market for U1
u our Disc harrow, the Walter A
een in our section. All grades<
price $1.60 per sq. You are goin
ollars, Collar pads. Plows, Plo
. Harness of all kinds. And yc
Pump for your well, and take
per. We have them from si
how you this line.
ceries at all times, the best the
ur chickens and eggs. Highe
re & Grocery Cc
en, Manager.
u comes in we desire
>n1 of all our old friends
idl those who have not
s--to the fact .that our
i to all alike to do your
inds Woodwork, Repairs
ia high class line of
lone by any one ex
w how; and our equip
high class men, tools
than ever before to
b quick.
3 tis, whether you have
.-il' be glad to see you
ugh our shop.
about those buggies
k them over and bring
e better to have them
buy new ones these
vill make you as good
nd do you a good job.
r past patronage, we
v vtruly,
", .'). NS, S.C.
Gov. Blease's Message
We have not the space to
give Gov. Blease's message in
full. We Pivebriefly some of
his recommendatiias. He rec
ommends: A two cent--pe.ssen
ger rate on all railroads. ThAS
will likely be made a law.
A one mill levy for the public
schools, and says if this is not
done all appropriations for State
Colleges will be vetoed.
He recommends changing the
name of Clemson College to
Calhoun College. Also ieduc
ing the rate of interest from
eight to six per cent.
He wants the law against
carrying concealed weapons
repealed and a law passed grant
ing licenses to all who wish to
carry pistols.
Recommends the abolition of
the hosiery mill; the election of
all judges ,.y the people instead
of the legislature. The Torrens
land title system is mentioned
but no recommendations made
as to it. These are the most
essential points covered in the
Southeast Leads
Washingrton, D, C.,- Pres
ident, Finley of the Southern
Railway Company, commenting
upon the record of cotton mill
construcrion during the calendar
year 1912, said:
L "The Southeastern States led all
other sections of the country in
cotton mill developmCns in 1912.
There were 37 new mills built in
the United States during the
year. Of these 20 were in the
Southeastern states. Out of
53, 100iOj spin dies 427,000. or
SO per cent. were in South
eastern mills, and out of 9,774
new looms. 6,450, or 66 per cen t.
were in Southeastern mills.
These figures refer only to new
mills and take no account of the
large additions made during the
year to existing plants by whIch
the manuyadtnrimr capacity of
the section was largely i acreased
The aggregate incre'ase has b:en
so great as practically to insure
tie maintenance oi the record
Ymade by the cotton-producing
Sstat s in the year ended August
a31, 1912, when the miils of the
'South co. sued. more cotton
than those of-eV other sections
gof the United States."
o "Ain't It Awful?"
Editing a newspaper is a nice
Sthing. If we publish jokes, people
gsay we are rattle-brained. If
we don't we are fossils. If we
upublish original matter they say
;we don't give them enough se
lection. If we give them selec
Xtions they say we are too lazy
to write.
If we don't go to church we
are heathens. If we do we ar
Lhypocrites. If we remain in the
toffice we ought to be out looking
for news items If we go out
then we are not attending to
business. If we wear old.clothes
the people laugh at us. If we
wear good clothes they say we
have a pull.
Now, what are we to do?
Likely as not some one will
say that we stole this from an
exchange. So we did.-Mullins
Barnard B. Evans who was a
candida~te last year for Attorney
General has been ordered by the
Supreme Court of this state to
show cause before it on the 3d
day of February next why he
should not be disbarred 'from
the practice of law. The charges
against him are quite njumerous
and were preferred by Attorney
General Lyon.
We take pleasure in announc
ing the engagement of A. K.
Hawkes Co.'s expert Opticiar
at our store On January 23-24,
1913. guarantee his work, anc
invite all who need glasses 01
intelligent, conscientious advice
about their eyes to call on above
dates. P'ickens Drug Co.
Mr. John Roper has been con
State Legislatures Ar Expected to
Ratify the Constitutiona' Amend
ment-Provision for Federa --
trol Has Not Been Eliminated.
Washington.-If the states of the
Union, through their legislatures, do
what it is expected they will do,, it is
virtually assured that every United
States senator sworn into office two
years from next March will present
credentials which are direct gifts
from the people.
Ten years ago if It had been sug
gested to the elders of the senate that
in little more than a decade the exist
Ing system of senatorial elections
would be a thing of the past they
would have said that such a thing was
only a dream of the dreamers. It
would have been too radical a proposi
tion then to have been received with
anything but smiles and some sneers
from the conservatives of the day.
The terms of thirty.senators will ex
pire March 3, 195, and it Is entirely
probable that every one of their suc
cessors will be elected under a new
provision of the constitution which
will give the people the right djrectly
"to name their men." In a recent
dispatch the possibilities in the case
of the income tax amendment to the
constitution were discussed. The
amendment which provides that
United States senators shall be di
rectly elected by the people is In less
danger of defeat than Its companion
tax amendment, although the latter
probably will successfully travel the
road to accomplishment.
Last Spring-May 13, to be exact
c-)ngress passed a joint resolution pro
osing the amendment to the consti
tution for the direct election of sena
tors. Three days later the secretary
of state received an embossed parch
ment copy -of the resolution. It was
transmitted' to the states of the Union
for ratification. The legislatures of
only two of the states have been in
session since the action of congress on
the amendment was taken. The leg
islatures of Massachsetts adO103
tana considered the resolution and
ratii&n " What Massachusetts and
- e done it seems virtually
certain We6ther states will do.
No Opposition in Sight.
In January, 1913, the legislatures of
thirty-three states meet. This num
ber includes Massachusetts and Mon
tana, leaving thirty-one legislatures
in session whose -6-Ty it will be to
ratify or to reject the amendment
which will put senatorial elections di
rectly Into the hands of the people.
Thirty-six states must ratify before
the amendment can take its place as
an added paragraph to the great docu
ment. If all the legislatures which
meet in January sanction the amend
ment It will be within three votes of
the adoption stage. There is no rea
son to believe, in the light of recent
.advanced legislation. that the legisla
ture of any state will withhold Its ap
If, by chance, objection should be
raised In some of the more conserva
tive commonwealths there are still
fifteen legislatures to meet in January,
1914, and no leader of any party in
Washington seems to doubt for an In
stant that by Feb. 1, 1914, the consti
tution of the United States will pro
vide for a new way to elect members
of the upper house. It will be possi
ble, unless things go unexpectedly
awry, fcr the people to take advantage
of the new .provision in the fall of the
year of 1914 and in the states where
senatorial vacancies are to occur in
March, 1915, to name men to fill
them by direct vote expressive of
their will in the matter. The new or;
der will have come.
The fact -that the Democrats, like
the Progressives and the Republicans,
seem to think that the amendment for
the direct election of senators Is to
prevail helps one in forecasting suc
cess. The Democrats take some pride
in the claim that the direct senatorial
election was fathered and fostered by
them. The constitution provides for
federal control of senatorial electors.
This is in the constitution, and It Is
not part of the proposed amendment.
-Federal Control to Continue.
The Democratic party, through Its
leaders in congress, voiced a desire
for the direct choice of members of
the upper house, but it wanted to give
charge and supervision of the elec
tions into the hands of the states. This
neither the Republicans nor the pro
gressive Republica.ns in the senate
would stand for. The house was Dem
ocratic, and for a long time the upper
and lower house men were at logger
heads on the form which the amend
ment was to take, or rather on the
question of striking"-utt the "federal
control provision."
The majority in the senate Insisted
that the amendment s'hould not change
in any way the article prescribing fed
eral authority over senatorial elec
tions. The joint resolution, as the
house passed It. gave the states abso
lute authority. There was a year's
delay before the Democratic majority
In the house yielded, and so It Is that
the states today have an amendment
before them which does not Interfere
in any way with the.existing provision
of the constitution giving the federal
government the rights which It bas
had for years.
Make-Up of the Congnesulonai
Proves Conclusively
Will Recognize No Minority
Except Repuboms.
hington.-Befor thi
has b tOld how the
Jority d not intend to
any third -suieb
house of r
seems that
ble discord and IA,
thrown Into the house
with this party division m
the extra session meet.
that a number of
licans, who must not bea'
Progressives elected as u and
represent a new. paty are f eita%
confer with a view todeld
whether or not they iin'
caucus called by the Rapn1sn
ers. These Progrs
all were elected as ReubUcas
for ive or six years ,'oueo
who have been in the house-1h
have been virtualy as.
are the followers of
velt In the last
gave up all further
ing themselves Re n s.
If the'Progressive-R icais
refuse to cauus with 1
and shall cucus by thennalves
really will betheprtsn
next house of ]eg,N antat
dition to the fourth majority.
Four Party Grous:a
It is recognised here
that an attempt may~b6 .ade tn
the members to agree to, act
Progressives fn mbit
against the. RepubAcans
tempt to secure such a ti
lieved .by many members of
Will be resented and'rpd
some of the
posbyamajortyo tte
cause of certain happenings in th
last six or eight--ont iketi
Progressives 4ob
old line
not belvVW
reth4--the Wisconin.
Ive-Republicins, for Instans
sent to anything lke an
with the Progressives,
for this Is at .once appares-t
one who has foloweduthe
ments of the last campaign am
events which led up to the.
elimination of Mr. La olitteas
tial nominaton.
'The one soli surviving
Republican in the K a
in congress, Victor Murdocit
is likely to hold aloof fgod thie
lican cancus, and It Is dxpeced
Mr. Murdock will have .inco ~ '
with him several members of
house from the middle west. if -
shall turn out to 'be a true frcs
of the coming si+tuan there wilt be
four party groups i N
of representatives, D)emocrats, Repub
Uicans, Progressive-Repnbliansan
Progressives, each groupc*acUlug
itsef and each :ou?tiMngits ou
government policies. There has beein
nothing parallel to it within the m
ory of present mebr- congress.
Record Makes No -Disti
In a dispatch of some fewdays'
it was told how the Dem^ocratie ce
of the house, who was 'chagedwit1E
the duty of making up .the l1atibI
house member of the next conges
failed to malke any distinto
tween Republicans and oges.
in the list which he prepared.l
congressional directory for the ti
session of the Sixty-secnd our(
has just been put Into print.
pages of it are given over t h
names of members of the~next house~
Now this book, It must be remmeh
ed, is the official book of congress, jr e
pared under the .
jority inc , in this a
is Democratic. the
members ofthe next house in
form, no.one not entirely failiar
all the circumstances-of the
can tell from its perusal who lsa
publican and ,who Is a
This seems to prove fairly cnuv
ly and officially that theDeor
Ic party does not intend to rcgl~$
the Progressive party's rpen
tives as a separate body in the nx
ISome of the regular.Republa1 5
that It makes little difference auaty
the representatives of their ^at~
do in the next house, "for the m ~ -
crats are going to have thnsb .
own way," and that-nothing
Republican barty members caz.
eb of service "to effect anything worth~
The Progressives know tWhet
are going to do. They are goingte
stand for the policies outlined intS
Chicago platform, and they are -'
going to enter into any, comp'aCt
er with--the Republican or
Progresive-RepubcadSS unless
compact Is one to carry outle?e
gressive party's platform pl~l5
What the rpuleRpb5l
may do Is yet
It is pretty well
will hold a conference of their
fore long.
We ought to slip over man
thoughts that pass through our minds
and pretend not to see-th-'
de Sevigne.
J. McD Bruce, Presid
T. K Mauldi. C

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