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PUBLISHED WEEKLY Entered April 23. 1903 at Piclkens. S. C. as second. class mal matter, under act of Con;res' of arch s, 1 -
Established 1871-Volumn- -f PICKENS, S. C., APRIL 1(', 1913
In the third annual Pickens
county oratorical contest held in
the Easley high school audi
torium last Saturday evening,
the handsome gold medal offer
ed to the winner of first place
was awarded to Mr. Colie Sea
born, the representative of the
Pickens high school. Second
place was awarded to Billy An
derson, of the Easley high
'school and third place was
awarded to Carl Morgan of the
Central high school. The judges
stated that between these three
there was only a fraction of a
point difference.
This association was organiz
ed three years ago and since
that time the medal given by
Mr. W. M. Hagood has gone to
Mr. Bill Folger. of Easley, now
r on the various teams at
l, the second year the
Vidal was won by Mr. 0. L.
'raie, of the Six Mile school.
The six speakers this time were
up to the usual standard and
did credit to both themselves
and the school which they rep
represented. The speakers
J.A.Dillard, Six Mile-"Prog
r of Peace."
- ?-j I. Holland. Libert.y
"De'hbed of Benedict Arnold."
Call Morgan, Central-"Cata
line's Defiance."
Co 1 i e Seaborn, Pickens
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me
Pinckney Aiken, Dacusville
"The Confederate Soldier."
Billy Anderson, Easley-"The
Battle of Bannockburn."
During the evening several
songs were sung by a dozen or
more young ladies of the Easley
High school. These made a
tremendous hit as the words
were composed by one of the
teachers of the school and in
some way brought in the ya-.
R rious schools- of the association
and the names of the Easley
track team. They were very
catchy and original and brought
-aoud applause from the large
audience that was present.
Prof. W, S. Morrison. of
Clemson College, Messrs. J, C.
- Keys and H. T. Cox, both ofI
Greenville, were the judges for1
the occasion.
Central sized Six Mile and set
them second. Candid Central
canned the contest.
Seaborn saw the size of Cen
tral and picked the prize for
Fathers, Mothers, Guardians.
The time has come when we
must awaken to the spiritual
guidance of our sons and daugh
ters. Satan is abroad in our be
loved city, we must rally to the
standard of morality,we must be
shepherds of the home fields, to
protect and guard the lambs of
4 our fold. We must begin at the
beginning, we mst take our
little lambs around oir knees,
and teach theip the sacred les
sons of morality, we must teach
them to scorn those, who by
word or look encourage famil
iarity, teach them the sweet les
sons of the worth of modesty,
and to turn with scorn from the
familiar jestings of the opposite
sex, and let them show their in
dignation to the man or boy
who would use insinuating lan
guage in their presence, or any
Iapguage that the~uld not
4 make use of in the presence of
their mothers. The time has
come when mothers must check
their daughters in the familiar
jestings and forward actions of
the present day. but honorable
young men seek the society of
young ladies in their homes and
% keep reasonable hours and let
not the girls seek the comipany
of young men, let modesty for
bid Smla Hlo'rs
the s
heard.r washington
and prudent. for youw. fromn At
* to mingle together in inn~Ot
pleasures, but teach our boys
truer, manly, courtesy in the
* presence of young ladies. Too
much familiarity leads to evil
p onsequences. A yo ng man
The Pickens County Athletic
contest was held at Easley last
Saturday, Central winning first
place with 31 points, Six Mile
.second place with 25 points,
Easley third with 13 points, and
Pickens fourth with 11 points.
The other contesting teams
were, Liberty and Dacusyille.
The representatives from the
various schools were in excel
lent condition and some start
ling records were made.
The events were as follows:
100-yd. dash, Mann for Six
Mile, first. Record 11 4-5 sec
onds, Shirley of Central, second
and Seaborn of Pickens, third.
Running high jump, Kelley
of Central, Seaborn of Pickens,
and Hutchings of Liberty. tied
on 5 feet 1 1-2 inches.
- Discus throw, Morgan of Cen
tral and Kelley of Central tied
on 116 feet 4 inches, Hendricks
of Pickens, third.
220-yd. dash, Mann of Six
Mile 26 1-5 seconds, Shirley of
Central and Falls of Central
Pole vault, Perry of Easley 9
feet 5 inches, Allen of Pickens,
and Kelley of Central.
120 yd. hurdles, Mann of Six
Mile 17 seconds, Seaborn of
Pickens and Ellison and Able
tied for Easley.
Running broad jump, Ellison
of Easley 18 feet 3-8 inches,
Mann of Six Mile and Shirley of
440 yard dash, Mann of Six
Mile, Falls of Central and Elli
son of Easley.
Shot put, Hamby of Liberty
33 and 10 inches, Kelley of Cen
tral, J. A. Dillard of Six Mile.
Half mile run, Fa'ls of Cen
tal 2 minutes 22 1-5 seconds,
Mann of Six Mile, and Ellison
of Easley.
The contest was lbegun at
10:30 a. m,, and owing to the
extreme closeness of the differ
ent events, it lasted until 3:30 p.
m. There was a goodly num
ber present and a friendly spirit
of rivalry prevailed throughout
the entire program. The judges
for the occasion were Messrs.
Grandy and Ward of Clemson~
The Six Mile Academy boys
are a game bunch of fellows.
Tfhey came i'n six points of the
winning team.i Their speaker
also made a good record for
their school.
Who's all right? Colie! We
mean Colie Seaborn.
allows no familiarity. Let our
young men be men in the truest
sense of the word and not given
to liberty taking, let them feel
that they are to protect the op
posite sex, and be a safe-guard
against evil. Let them be men
in the truest and noblest sense
of the word, and never allow
their faces to wear a blush for
unmanly actions. Mothers, be
not ashamed to take your sons
aside and advise and reason
with them concerning the vital
points of honor, and morality.
Let them know that to take a
girl's good name from her, is
depriving her of her most sacred
right. It were better to thrust
a dagger through her heart, for
then her misery would be at an
end. What honorable young
man wishes to make a girl his
wife, that is lightly or immor
ally spoken of. Then think se
riously and prayeifully upon
the evils of the present day, and
let mothers, wives, sisters, and
fathers make it a matter of sol
emn and heart-felt prayer to
God to lead their childreb in the
paths of virtue, and to shield
them from thbe destroyer, that
Satan may be driven from our
midst. and our beloved city
1spared the blush of shame that
con fronts her.-A Grandmother
n A1bevilb- Press and Banner.
otc of Fin l A
- s herebv :-iven that I win-j :q',
ply to J. B. m ew,-ry. Judge o1 Probate
for Pickens unlty in the State ort
South Carolina n the 8th day of May,
1913. at 31 o'clock in the forenoon or as
soon thereafter 95 said application can
be heard, for le1V to moke a final se t
tement with nwards James C. et
adgoseph J, X~dasko ed,
Pickens Should
Be Represented
The outlook for the first ath
letic and oratorical contest held
under the new Inter-High
School Athletic and Oratorical
association of South Carolina is
good indeed. Already there are
twenty-three schools in the asso
ciation which have sent in their
speaker's names and the sub
jects of their declamation.
From every section of the
state representatives will come
on the 24th of April to compete
in these two contests. The
schools ai'e working hard for
honors and every community
from which these representa
tives go will be interested. Col
umbia will give these youths a
warm welcome and the Univer
sity in particular. They will
be entertained on the campus of
the University and besides they
will have the opportunity of
seeing the points of interest
around the city.
A letter of instruction will be
sent to each school in the asso
ciation by Mr. R. C. Burts, pres
ident of the association, giving
fuller particulars about the
arrangements - in Columbia.
The names of the athletes must
be sent in to Mr. R. C. Burts,
Greenville, not later than April
15. A blank will be sent each
school for this purpose.
Crosses of Honor.
The time limit has been re
noyed therefore all Confederate
veterans, or their'lineal descend
ants or windows who desire to
obtain a Cross of Honor to be
conferred June 3, 1913, will
please file their applications
with Judge J. B. Newbery,
adjutant of Camp Garvin, U.
C. V., not later than April 25th,
SChoose them
SIn clud ing all1
Oxfords, Slipp
buckand whi1
Ladie's 1low <
Ladies low c
School Shoesi
We make a special
soles to the hard wear
usage of the healthiest
When in
solve the Shoe
Washington, 1
All interuibal
of our door.
Terrible Tragedy
in Greenville.
Upon breakine- into the base
ment of the fashionable dry
goods store of Hobbs-Hender
son Company of Greenville, S.
C., shoetly after 3 o'clock
Sunday morning, L e o n a r d
Smith, seventeen years old, son
of a prominent and wealthy
family, and his twenty-year
old companion, Rowley Martin,
engaged in a pistol battle with
three policeman, who had con
cealed themselves in the store
in the anticipation of burglary,
with the result that the young
men were shot to death and one
of the policeman severely
With five bullets in his body
and a wound through his heart,
young Smith ran up a flight of
stairs to the second floor, where.
the employes of the firm had
stationed themselves in waiting.
He was met at the top step by
one of the clerks who shout
ed to him not to shoot again,
and passing on by, tearing a
mask from his face with one
hand and gripping his pistol
with the other, he sank to the
floor and expired.
Martin ran to the rear of the
basement with a bullet hole
through his head and another
in his hand, and concealed him- f
self in a closet. A policeman
followed closely upon him and,
pulled him out, at the same i
time tearing a mask from the 1
lad's face.
Martin was placed in the po- 1
lice ambulance and rushed to.'
the city hospital, where he ex
pir'd two hours later.
At noon, in the county court
house, in the presence of a
thousand or more citizens of all t
ranks, the coroner conducted a i
dual inquest into the killing. t
The two juries returned a ver- i
o they will fit and
and a gracef
omen' s Footw<
he very latest Spr'
rs an d Pumps.
uts in white can
e linen.
uts in tan.
ts inl black.
a all leathers and:
f the English lasts
eels. If it's new, e
ill find it here, a
ppr eciate.
~or Growing Girls
yv of children's Shoes, from t
ng, tramuping Shoes built to
Boy Scout.
3reenville give us
question. We ar
~he busiest corner]1
i. cars arriv~e and 1
le, Pattoi
[The Shoe
dict asserting that Leonard
Smith and Rowley Martin came
to their death from pistol shot
wounds at the hands of Police
men H. C. Alexander, A. M.
Blair and J. A. Mayfield. Chief
of Police J. E. Holcombe was
deputized to take the officers
into custody until Monday when
their commitments were is
sued by the coroner. At the
same time application for bail
for the three policemen was
made before Judge S. W. G.
Shipp, who convened the spring
term of court of common pleas
for Greenville county and the
three policemen were released
>n bail.
The inquest was the most
Iramatic ever held in Green
ville. The father of young
Smith, overwhelmed with grief
nd dumbfounded at the tragic
)ccurrence, appeared at the in
luest and conducted the exam
nation of the various witnesses.
Cockfighters Arrested
Sheriff Roark, Constable B.
3. LaBoon and Deputy Sheriff
fW. F. Christopher, together
vith Magistrate A. S. Porter,
nade a trip over on Saluda last
['uesday and raided a cock fight
Lud crap game. Sheriff Roark
vas apprised Thursday morning
hat something was going on
ear Farr's Mill on Saluda and
he officers suddenly came upon
he gang of 50 or more and nab
)ed the leaders, who were ar
-aigned before magistrate Por
;er on the spot, plead guilty and
vere fined $50.00.
It is said that when the of
cers flushed the crowd, that
autos whizzed off through the'
roods like scared jack rabbits,
hat boats swarmed across the
'iver like a gang of geese, and
hat the bottom of Saluda River
s literally covered with pistols
feel right. That r
ul carriage.
ing models in
as, white nu
's Low Cuts
11l styles from the
to the fuller toes
tylish and worth
nd, at a price t
and Boys
aby's fir'st soft
tand the rough
the pleasure of
a near the corner
>etween Atlanta
save within four
ri& Tit
Cedar Rock News.
Joel H. Miller spent Sunda,
in Greer as guest of his nephew
J. Sloan Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. Remus Hen
derson, were guests of the lat
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mc
D. Farmer Sunday.
Joe Looper and family of the
Loooer's Gin section, were
guests at the home of Bob Hen
dricks Sunday.
The Sunday school at Cedai
Rock is progressing nicely wit:
B. H. Williams as superintend,
Miss Rula Hendricks of the
Greenville Female College,spenl
the week-end with home folks.
Mls. Essie Davis of Easley,
was guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joel
H. Miller Saturday night.
Mrs. L. F. Smith and H. G.
Miller attended the Cross Roads
Sunday school on last Sabbath.
The Miller phone line is now
completed and is in oper ation.
Attention, Singers!
The Pickens county Singing
Convention will meet with the
Flat Rock Baptist church five
miles below Liberty, the first
Sunday in May and the Satur
day before. Every 'Sunday
school in the i-ounty is request
ed to send delegates. Every
Sunday school is also requested
to take up a collection and send
up to the convention to help
bear the expenses of the same.
Riley Leslie of the Zion sec
tion w s in Pickens this week.
where they were thrown away
to keep them from being found
on the person of those who car
ried them.
neans comfortI
lew nlat heels
and higher
weaning you
hat you will
helping you
of Main and
tnd Charlotte.I
seconds walk
Locals From Easley.
Miss Grace Prince of Pickens,
spent Saturday night with Miss
Margie Johnson.
Mr. Donald Humphries of
Greenville, spent the week-end
with his sister, Miss Lucile
Mr. Willie Stansell has taken
charge of the Easley Hotel and
wants the traveling public to
stop and see how well he can
and will treat them.
Mr. L. ii. O'Dell will move to
his home on Pickensville street.
and the Misses Steadman of
Gaffney will have charg. of the
Mountain View Hotel.
Dr. and Mr. J. L. Bolt spent
Sunday afternoon in Pickens.
We are sorry to chronicle the
death of Mr. Lawrence Owens
which occurred at his home in
South Easley last Friday night
He leaves a wife and several
children who have the sympa
thy of the entire community.
Married, on Sunday night at
the residence of Rev. D. W.
Hiott. the officiating minister,
Mr. Walter Couch to Miss Zoa
Glazener, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Riley Glazener. Mr.
Couch is a young man of fine
business qualities and has al
ready acquired good property.
Miss Zoa has been for the past
eleven years head onerator in
the central telephone office at
Easley and has given unifersal
satisfaction to the company and
patrons. They start out on the
voyage of life with bright pros
p:cts. We wish for them much
Prof. and Mrs. R. C. Burts of
Greenville, were the week-end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Miss Linda Syphan of Gaines
ville, Ga., was an attractive
visitor here last week,
Miss Sallie Watkins of ,Green
ville, attended- t h e county
track meet last Saturday.
"The Elopement of Ellen"
given under the auspices of the
teachers of the Easley High
school on last Fiday night was
a great success and thoroughly
enjoyed by all present.
The Pickens county oratorical
and athletic association held its
annual meet in Easley last Sat
urday. Both of theses events
were well attended and much
Interest was manifested. The
Central High scbool won, the
handsome trophy cup which
goes to the school making the
highest number of points in ath
letics. ,Mr. Colie Seaborn of
Pickens was awarded the gold
medal in the oratorical contest.
Mr. J. C. Keys of the Baptist
Courier. spent Saturd .y night
with Mr. and Mrs. J. Milton
We are glad to report that
Mr. Charles King, who has
been quite sick is about well
Joe Hollingsworth living a
few miles below the city, lost
his dwelling by flre Sunday
night- together with its contents
-He came to Easley Tuesday and
after purchasing a load of fur
niture and starting for homie~his
horse became frightened and ran
away, breaking up his furni
ture and tearing upi his wagon.
Mr. Hollingsworth recently lost
a good horse..
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Reeves
and little daughter of Liberty,
spent last Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. WV. D. Spearman..
Prof. W. S. Morrison of Clenm
son College, was in Easley last
week. Prof. Morrison once
taught at Easlev and has many
friends here.
City Dads.
In the election last Friday for
mayor and aldermen for the
city of Pickens, G. R. Hendricks
was re-elected mayor without
oppositio1n, and the following
getnti'n were elected as alder
nwn: Dri. .J. N. Hallum, W.L.
Matheny, Robert L. Jiames,
Jame~s Gantt, M. C. Smith and
W. F. Mauldin. No excitement
IWhat vwould a merry-go
round be without a whistle andI
*an organ?
Congress Convenesr
in Special
Controlled in both ho
the Democrats for the first -
in sixteen years, congress, thke
Sixty-third, convened in extra
ordinary session at noon Ias
Just as Speaker Clark was
dropping his gavel intli ouse
Majority leader ~Underwood
dropped the tariff revision bill
into the hopper and thereby of- :
ficially started the business that
promises to keep congress a
work through the Wasingtod
"dog days" and well int A -
Removal of all t m -
many articles of food the ra
of duty on all the necessaries-of .
life; an increase of tariff on ma
ny luxuries; and a new income
bax that would touch .the pock:
at book of every American cit=-<
sen whose net income exceeds
$4,000, are thestriking features
af the new Democratic tariff re
vision bill presented to the
While the legislators wereY
ending out their. new.seats, -
procession of suffragettes-repre
3enting every congressional dis--.
trict in the -United States, in
vaded- the capitol and presented -
% petition demanding ani mend- -
rnent for equal suffrage.
Setting aside precedents of
more than alcentury, President
Wilson appeared in the halls of -
:onzress and delivered his mes- _
sage in person last Tuesday.
Nw Tarriff Bill.
Raw wool to be of duty.
Sugar still in d ,
forts are being made to
agreement with Louisiana a
other "sugar senators" for am
icable adjustment.
Boots and shoes. hides 'and
leather, skins, meats, lard, saud
Sage, timber, sewing machines,
salt, wood pulp, news print pa
per, cotton bagging, barbed"
fence wire, plows, agricultural '' -.
implements and agricultural
machinery- to be transferred to
the free. list.
Steel rails and railway bar
>n the free list. .
Steep cuts in the rates on
manufactures of woolI and ready7
made clething to corresMx&,~
with the proposal to put- wool
on the free list.
Heavy cuts in lemons and '
citrus fruit.
Iron ore -to be free of dttf.
Ty.pewriters, prititing ileie
and road niachiner outhe~t\ *
Liberal cuts in the chemi~
No change ini ile rae oft
wines and expensive ligurs, he&
a slight reduction in 'the rates ~i
on imported beer,
Cut of 50 per cent in rice.
Rates in the steel schedule to
be approximately those in the
Underwood steel bill. -
A cut of about 35 per centin
the Payne law rates i~cot-d
ton schedule.
Income tax to beilevied on in
comes of $4.000'and over, the'
rate of 1 per cent on incomes of
from $4,Q06 to -$25,000 with aa
added 1 per cent for each$25000
of income above $25,000 until 4
per.cent rate is reached. *
Corporation tax law to be ab
sorbed into a new income tax
All rates to be on the advalor
em basis, not specific wherever
Maximum and minimum sec- ~
tion of the Payne law to be re- -
versed so as tomake the regular
rates the maximum rates and ?
to allow the minimum rates to a
be utilized in obtaining trade
concessions from foreign RG
Early Closing.
We, the undersigned, mer
chants of Pickens. agree to close
our stores from Aprili15th, 191. '
to September 15th 1913 at 6~3
o'clock, (Saturdays end- pa'.
days expected).
P. M. Cate,
G. T. Mauldin,
Pickens Hw. & G
Craig Bros. Co.

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