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3PCKENJS, S. C., JANUARY 8, 1914NUB
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Liberty LoC s'
Mr, and Mrs. W., A. W1l on
and children, of .reenville,
spent part of the holidais at the
home of Mr. J. H. Clayton. -
Mr. Willie Clayton and fam
ily visited in Pendleton Christ.
maseweek. -
A day that will be remem
bered was New Year's day at
the home of Mr. Larkin Hughes,
when a number of his children
--and grandchildren were there.
'Those p'maent were: Mr. J. H.
'6~rn anm tl;i;,dA
avis and wife, of Inman; Mr.
James Hughes, of Laurens; Mr.
0. L.- Clayton and family and
Mr.. W. C. Clayton and family.
Miss Elma Clayton left Satur
day for Boiling Springs, where
"she teaches school.
Stephens.Bolding.
Married,' at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stephens,
<n- -unday morning, January 4,
1914, at 10 o'clock, their, oldest
daughter, Miss Eugenie, to Mr.
1Vft-ter -Boidi-ng; 'We01dest son
f Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Bolding,
both of the Mountain low sec
*tibn.
"A larfe- number of f riends
relatives were present to
-ad rlaenme ofkns
witness the marriage. - Rev; 0.
R. Abercrombie, in- his Usual
way, perf6rmed- the ceremony.
-Immediately after the cere
niony was performed those pres
ent, with the bride .and bride
groom, went to preaching ser
vices at Mountain View, and
when services were dismissed we
all returned to Mr, Stephens',
where everything anyone could
expect to eat was awaiting us.
In the afternoon some good mu
sic was rendered 'by the young
folks.
Garrett-Lark.
Another marriage of interest I
took place Dec, 3, 1913, at the
home of Mr. nd Mrs. J. M.Gar- I
rett, when tielr daughter, Miss I
-Lizzie, was united -in matrimony
to Mr. Noah Lark, They, too,
were of the Mountain View sec
tion. Rey. 0. R. Abercrombie
performed the ceremony. The
many friends of both couples
wish them much happiness
throughJifg. X. Y. Z.
Mr. 'oster's Good Christmas.
Dear Sentinel: I thought I
would give you a few dots from
Olga. We have had'a merry
Christmas and everything pass
ed off quietly.
On December 24 we had a
Christmas tree at PleasantGrove
church. Many valuable pres- -
ents were on the tree. I got a;
derby, a pair of kid gloves arjd
other presents.
On Christmas Day I was sum
moned to the home of Mr. W.O.
Turner to join his beautiful]
daughter, Miss Lillie, in wed
lock to Mr. Roy M, White, of]
Greenville. You bet we had a
fine time. After the ceremony
we were invited into the dining I
room, where table was groaning
under the weight of good things 1
to eat, and we did justice to our
selves and to the dinner, after
-which we left for home, leaving
-- the bride, groom and party 4
~happy.
On Friday we had a bla oyster]
dinner at Marietta lodge, and oni
~Saturday we went to Mt. Tabor]
and met the brothers and sisters
~ ,1here, who had -enjoyed the hol-]
Sidays to their heart's content.
We had preaching on Sunday I
and finished up the year's work.
The young people are having
Christmas yet.
Wishing you and your co
workers a happy New Year,
J. E. Foster. 1
Marietta, Jan. 2.
For Sale.
Forty-eight acres valuable
- farm land situated within one
mile of the city limits of the cit
of tasley, 8. 0., near Alice cot-'
tdpuills. This property has a
newi lg room dwelling hpuse,
ample obtbuildings jurd'6 good
barn on it. The--and Is very
strong and is esisecially adapte
to truck nlg. For des
S,0 call on or .wrfto
eot us do your Job Prittng
Easley Route No. 1
Dear Old Sentinel: It has
been a long time since you have
heard from our part of the burg.
Christmas passed off very
quietly, and everybody seemed
to enjoy themselves without the
affects of strong drink.
There. was a lively Sunday
school at the Lenhardt school
house all last year, and we cele
brated it by having a Christmas
bree Friday, Dec. 26, which was
enjoyed by all who were pres
ant. The Sunday school will
continue on, hoping to hav a
better Sunday school and tree
this year than last.
The public school commenced
Monday, Jan. 5, with Miss Bea.
sie Jones as teacher.
. W. R. Lenhardt came home
bo spend Christmas with his pa
rents. He is attending college
in North Carolina. He has re
burned to his studies again.
Miss Effie Miller has been vis
ting her aunt fnear Locust Hill
luring the Christmas holidays.
The stork visited Mr. and Mrs.
Bub Jameson'on the morning 9f
January 1 and left then a New
Year's present. It was a bounc
,ng baby girl. Congratulations.
Mr. Henry Holcombe, of An
Jerson, visited his. brother, Mr.
EIolccmbe, near :hlore last week,
Mr. D. Burdine.has purdhased
i farm near here and has moyed.
Mr. Jeff Barnes will have
>harge of'Mr. Frank -Lenhardt's
mill this year.
Lost Boy's Wife.
duch Property Sold Monday.
Monday was salesday in Pick
mns and a large number of out
)f-town people were here. Much
.nterest was taken in the sales,
is there were many valuable
pieces of property to be sold, and
some lively bidding was done.
The following is a record of
land sold, buyers, land prices
paid:
Tract No. 1, of -the H.L;AUlay
on estate, containing 33 acres,
bought by R. F. Smith for
B1,100. -
Tract No. 2, lot in Liberty,
0x150 feet, J. F. Banister, $50.
Tract No. 3, 45 1-5 acres, R.F.
3mith, $1,230.
Tract No. 4, 85 acres, J. N.
Aorgan, $810.
Tract No. 5, 353 acres, Chas.
3. Webb & Co., $7,000.
Tract No. 6 was sub-divided
mnd sold as follows:
Division No. 1, 93 acres, I. M.
Wauldin, $2,900.
No. 2, 80 acre3, I, M. Matildin,
P2,500.
No. 3. 83 acres, W. E. Pinson,
595.
No. 4~ 81 acres, 3. F. Banister,
O.5, 70 acres,. J. N. Morgan,
T wo tracts of land of the D.
El. Kennemore estate, contain
ng 182k acres, were bought by
l. R, Kennemore for $1,800.
The Murphree land, 23 acres,
was bought by Z. W. Breazeale
~or $810.
The Davenport land, 60* acres,
)ought by'1T.J. Mauldin for
P400.
The Jennings lot in Liberty
w'as bought by Mrs. E. Z. Mc
3ravey for $1,445.
The Calhoun land, i acre in
Easley, and a lot in Central, and
he Knowles land, two . lots in
aaley and 21 acres in Central
ownship, was bid in by D. M.
Wauldin-for $565.
The estate of J. Oliver Pickens
n Easley was sold as follows:
)ne-half interest in lot 52x104
:eet and two brick store rooms,
oughts by Anderson Phosphate
mnd Oil Co. for $4.500. (Mrs. E.
.X Ellison's half interest in this
property was bid in at $5,000.)
Lot on Church street, 62-100
>f an acre and dwelling house,
W. M. Hagood $2950,
Lot on Table itoc'k street,84x84
Eeet and livey stable building,
W, D. Sitton & 1sro..-$3,010.
W1ake Returns of All Property.
County Auditor N. A. Chris.
bopher cis upon the people of
the county to iemember that re
burns must be made~ of all prop.
ty this yeard.!he ogice is now
pen for the~itpose-of re ~vng
he counW is reqtdrdby t o
aall and give in at list dfbs
6~ronerty.
Carmel News
Dear Old Sentinel: As I never
see any news from this section,
will give a few dots.
Christmas passed ~-off vei y
quietly in this burg.
There waS a Christmas tree at
Flat Rock, which was very
much' enjoyed by all who were
present.
Sunday school at Carmel Is
progressing nicelv, with Mr. J.
M. Richards as superintendent.
Wedding bells are still ringing
in this section. Think they will
all be married soon. Hope all
that's going to will get off so we
can see who is left.
Miss Luella McWhorter vis
ited friends and relatives in
Georgia the past week.
Miss Lillian Young spent a
few days recently with her
aunt, Mrs. Alice Caldwell, near
Greenwood.
Miss Lillie Lynch, of Liberty
Route 4, spent last week with
her uncles, W. R. and G. A.
Lynch, of Walhalla Route 1.
Mr.and Mrs. John Smith gave I
a party at their home last Tues
day night, which was greatly
enjoyed by the young folks.
The infant of Mr. and Mrs. T.
0. Hawkins died last Saturday
morning and was buried at Flat E
Rock church Sunday. The be- ]
reavi3d ones have the sympathy 1
of their many friends.
We had our first snow Jan. 2. t
We enjoy seeing it snow, and I
the snowbirds seem to enjoy it, <
too.
Wishing everyone a happy
and prosperous New Year and i
good wishes-to the dear old Sen- f
tinel also. If this t scapes the t
waste basket you will hear from t
me again. Farmer Boy. I
A Paying Crop of Oats and Peas
The best crop I made this
year was from four acres of run
down land which would not I
produce more than one-half a
D' of cottoh per acre.
I turned this land, harrowed
thoroughly and drilled in oats of '
the 100-bushel variety. The only I
fertilizer needed was three sacks
of nitrate of soda. I made 200
bushels of oats on the four acres. C
I- then sowed this land to a
mixture of Unknown peas and
Amber cane seed and made 13
wagon loads, averaging 1,000
pounds to the load, of good i
roughage off of this same four
acres. I did almost all of the
work myself, and give below the I
cost of crop, not including the
work:
Seed oata. 14 bju, at 85o per bu.. $11.90
Peas. 4 bu at ..2 per bu ---------- 8.00 A
Cans seed, 1 bu at $LrO per bu.... 1.50
Nitrate sods, 8 sacks at 85 70 sack 17? 10
Total.--------...--...- ....-$38.50
Value of crop
Oats, 200 bu at 850 bu........----10.00
H ay, 64 tons at $15 per toni--.... 7.50
Oat straw,............----.......... ...1 .00
Total----------.......-.._..-.$82.50 (
Profit.--..-- ...............--$144 00 E
-S. L. Coleman, Fountain Inn, ]
S. O., in Prog'ressive Farmer. ]
Pickens Route 1 ;
Dear Editor: Please allow
me space in your paper for a
few dots, as I have read your
paper for some time and find it
to be a nice paper.
We are having some bad
weather at present and the far
mers are doing very little at
their New Year work.
Ione, the little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Boggs, has]
been very ill for some time, but
we are glad to learn that she is
improving fast.
Mr. and Mrs. Wash Lesley
visited Mr. and Mrs, D. T. Haves
Sunday.]
:Misses Ollie and Beatrice Les
ley spent Sunday night with
their cousin, Miss Ada Haves.
Mr. Beemani Lesley visited
Mr. Forest Dodgen~s Sunday
Hurrah for For'est and Beeman!
Boys you better stay out of
their way.
Mr. Will Ilaves visited Mr.
Ernest and Marvin Dorr Sunday.
Mr. Bluford Smith has mov
end fronm this section to the Mr.
~~g~splace south west
dens, f~at ~oh coirnspon.1
de ith 1ntter Witht
you Let us hear fro you all.'
Mountait Rutter.
Short News. Items
It is probable that it will be
it least six months before a fin- t
il decision is secured from the s
Dnited States Supreme Court V
)n the case of ThurstonVaughn, C
:ormer superintendent of. tha
)dd Fellows Orphanage at s
Ireenville, who was sentenced t
;o the death penalty.
With the formal an'nounce- s
nent by Capt.'W. A. Hudgens E
)f Anderson that he will enter
he race, it now appears that o
he office of State Insurance t,
Jommissioner is going to be I
iotly contested for at the ap- q
)roaching term of the General g
Assembly. Mr. F. H. McMaster,
he incumbent, has been in
)ffice for several years, and has 0
nade an efficient officer. v
Anderson i -now preparing to h
ntertain the Opnfederate Vet
,rans of South Carollha ai the t,
Lnnual meeting, May 19 and 20. )
Five manslayers serirg terms
n the penitentiary, were liber-.
Lted by Gov. Blease on 'the last
lay of the year 1918g
a
r
Senator Smith oays, the new rN
urrency law will b efit this
ection of the South patticularly. p
le says, "For the fajrmer the y
)enefits may be sumrnied up by S
aying that for the fi t time in a
he history of this co ntry the h
armer and his busines are re- e.
ogn"%ed in the bankdng law. c
Mrs. M, W. Colemai has of
ered a building- sitet and five ,
cres of land as -an inducement
o secure for Seneca tihe indus- C
rial college which is being plan
ied by the D. A. R. of the State.
August Belmont, Morgan Bel- 1
nont and Oliver C, Iselin, all t;
qew York millionaires, were t]
ined $100 each. Monday for
iunting in thisj .ate without a
icense, having been arrested on .
>rdar of State Game Waiden A.
&..Richardson. They were hunt
ng on August Belmont's own
tame preserves in Hampto a
,ounty, but had neglected to
ake out licenses, Mr. Belmoit IE
heerfully paid the fines. L
n
t]
The State Department of b
kgriculture has been placed on
t self-sustaining basis. Com- G
nissioner Watson turns over 0
12,302.50 to the general State o
und. This amount was col- "
Bcted under the feedstuffs and
he oil inspection acts, a
f<
)ificers Pickens Sunday -Schools
The officers and teachers to
erve the Sunday schools in
'ickens during the year 1914 are Ic
LB follows:
Baptist Church --Superinten
Lent, R. T. Hallum; assistant 01
uperintendent, J. T. Taylor; ki
ecretary and treasurer,- R. L,n
Ien derson; organist, Miss Iniac
loggs; teachers, Philathea class,
J. E. Robinson; Baraca class, M
r. T. Taylor; primary depart
nent, Misses Eva Christopher, 01
i'aka Boggs and Minnie Herd; h<
>ther classes, Mrs. A. J, Boggs,
vlrs. 3. M. Stewart, Mrs. H. A. fE
~ealy; leader of singing, J. W, be
Jfarrett.
Methodist Oh.irch- Superin
endent, T. J. Mauldin; assist.
mnt superintenden t, H. E. Jones;.
ecretary and treasurer, A. D. At
away; teachers, Wesley adult ii
3ible class, Rev. L. E. Wiggins; li1
I. 14. Harris, Mrs. L.E.Wiggins, b<
4rs. T. J. Mauldin, Misses Ellen It
anderson and Daisy McDonald. la
Presbyterian Church-Super- ce
ntendent, J. McD. Bruce; as- o
istant superintendent, A. M. ini
dforris; secretary and treasurer, rt
)ouglas Yongue; organist, Miss W
rances Bruce; teachers, men's tI
lible class, J. P, (Casoy, Sr.; re
Vdrq. L. C. Thornley, Mrs. J. .
.ewis, J. McD. Bruce, Miss
festa Ashmore. a
L
Sheriff R. R. Roark, of IPick- P
mis, attended the organization E
>f the State Sheriff's associa- 01
sion in Columbia Thursday. gi
VKore than twenty sheriffs wore ol
n attendance and the organi- e:
sation; wyes perfected for the ei
purposent co-operation, study- al
bg the best methods of doing al
21eir dtieis, etc., and no doubt al
~ ill be a great benefit to the p
Deopie.. -:
Easley Locals
Mrs. D. F. Bradley has re
Lirned from Chicago, where i
he has been on an extended
Isit to her nephew, Dr. Ola
lobb.
Mrs. J. L. Bolt and children
pont last week in Anderson at
de home of Mrs. Bolt's mother.
Miss Mary Lodge, daughter of
Ir. Lodge, of Limestone college,
pent several days with Miss
'annie Lathem last week.
Mr. Robert Hinton and wife,
F Texas, have been on a visit e
) his brother, Hon. Ashmore <
[inton. Mr. Hinton went to i
exas about 20 yoars ago. He
peaTcs well of the West. .
Mr. Joe Young and daughter, 1
F Arkansas, have been on a 4
Isit. to relatives In Pickens s
)unty. Mr. Young went to I
,rkansas many years ago and
as accumulated a good property a
Cliff Bolt can hardly stay on a
ie ground. He's up in the air. b
[is a girl.
Prof. and Mrs. Benson return- I
I from the latter's home on
st Saturday and Professor op
ed his school on Monday with
11 the teachers at their posts
)ady to begin work for the j
ew Year. 9
Rev. W. A. Lamar, the 0
rotestant Methodist pastor at a
airview, has moved from a
partanburg county to Easley b
rd will occupy the Singleton a
ouse on Pickens street. We t
Ktend to him and his family a t
)rdial welcome.
Rev. and Mrs. E. V. Babb V
)ent the holidays at the home E
I Mr, Babb in Laurens.
Rev. and Mrs. Holler spent
hristmas with relatives at
ock Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Davis, of :
rushy Oieek, were in the city
[onday. Mr. Davis loves to
Olk of the war and especially of
ie battle of Fredericksburg.
t
Ileasant Grove News
Christmas holidays are over
ad a happy new year begun
ith much interest. Everybody
planning and anticipating a
reat things for the next twelve
ionths. Christmas was dull in
ils part, but was much enjoyed b
y the writer.
The Christmas tree at the t
-rove was a success. The ex- b
.cises, under the management t
I Miss Annio Williams, was
'isely arranged and much en
yed by all present, with quito
number of valuable presents
>r the children.
There has been but very little kc
isiting during Christmas week,
sw dances, etc., on account of
tiny weather and muddy roads.T
evertholess, there' has been a
*t of good things to eat,
Mr. A. TI, Fortner has moved
i his farm joining D. L. Ba
3r's plan iLatlon. Hope Mr. Fort
er will be pleased with his a
iange.
Born-To Mr. and Mrs. Grover, *
onday, Dec. 21, a fine boy.
Mr. Samuel Oapps Is moving
J. P. Ander's plantation near
ire.
Will ring off for this time for
ar of that dreadful waste
Lsket. A Farmer, ju
Lost on Train.
On No. 39, on last Friday, 2d a
st., a handsome handbag, al- a
rator skin, was left on train
stween Greenville and Norris.
the bag was a gold watch,
dy's size, with $3.40 in mnoneys
ards and letters with the name
Mrs. C. F. Lagerholm. Any
formation will be thankfully E
ceived and a liberal rewar'd
ill be given for the return of g
0e bag with contents to the o
.ilroad agent at Norris, 8. 0.
Dr. Clifton, Eye, Ear, Nose
id Throat Specialist, will be in f,
entral on Wednesday, the 7th, b
iberty Thursday. the 8th; in t'
Ickens, Friday, the 9th; and in p
asley Saturday, the 10th-just ri
ie day at each place. Nye- n
asses fitted. Cataracts, aden- a
da, tonsils,etc., removed. Cross si
res straightened,.catarrhal dis
ises treated.. Charges reason-.
)ie and exapgnations free to
I. Euquire at drug stores'for el
2y information desired. All P
stients please .call early and C
vroid the rush. n
An easy way to polish solid silver
Ind plated ware is to rub the tarnished
places with a piece, of raw potato,
lipped in common baking soda. This
a quickly done and the silver does
kot incline to retarnish so soon as with
ither polishes.
Try wiping the matting on bedroom
Loors with a mop wrung out of salt
vater, before sweeping. Rinse as
ften as necessary to take up the dust.
Phen it requires only a moment to
weep up and you have no dust flying.
Socks and stockings should be
larned on the right side, so that the
mooth part of the mended place will
ome next to the foot, thus preventing
rritation.
It is much better when cleaning
ugs or Brussels carpets to lay on the
:rass right side down, beat thorough
F, then turn on to a clean place and
weep well, as it does not wear them
o much as to whip them on a clothes
[no.
A little vinegar in water will clean
nd brighten windows better than
nything else.
When eggs are broken and can not
e used at once, remove from the
hell and keep well-covered in a cool
lace. This will prevent the yolks
rom hardening.
Bride's Cake.
Cream one-half cupful of butter and
dd gradually, while beating constant
r, one and one-half cupfuls of fine
ranulated sugar; then add one-half
upful of milk alternately with two
nd one-half cupfuls of flour mixed
nd sifted with three teaspoonfuls of
aking powder and one-fourth tea
poonful of cream of tartar. Beat
!hites of six eggs until stiff and add
3 first mixture. Flavor with one-half
aaspoonful of almond extract. Bake
1 a moderate oven. Cover with
i'hite Mountain cream frosting.
ecorate with ornamental frosting, or
ot, as you like.
Raspberry Prescrv..
Try this raspberry prescrve. You
rill pronounce it 0. K. Take five
ounds of berries (or double the
mount if you wish), put them in a
%rge bowl, put three pqunds of sugar
n top of tho berries, and let stand
or.two hours. Then take one pound
f sugar, pour over three cups of wa
er, let it boil to a sirup, then add
our berries and boll till a white foam
orms. Then remove foam, 'cool off
nd bottle it. Use pint and quart
ars. This will keep for years.
Versailles Custard.
Cook a cup of granulated sugar over
hot fire until it becomes caramel.
'urn quickly into your baking dish,
loving it so as to coat the sides and
ottom with the mixture. This must
6 done quickly as the caramel hard
no rapidly. Make a custard as usual,
irn into your well-coated dish and
ake until firm in the center. Chill
ioroughly. To serve turn out on a
lass dish. ThE caramel gives a de
cious flavor and makes a splendid
tuce.
Cleaning Ebony Brushes.
For cleaning ebony brushes the fol
wing is ve:1y good: nefore washing,
ib a little vaseline over the.baeks, ab
das prevents the ammonia or soda in
ie water from injuring the ebony.
hie vaseline should afterward be
ibbed off and the backs polished with
dry cloth.
Sorting Hose.
Take stockings when new and, with
thread of contrasting color, put a
nall mark in the hem of each, mark
g each pair differently. This will
wve a great deal of time when sort
g pairs after being laundered.
iron Rust on Linen.
When linen becomes rusted from
o iron, oxalic acid and hot wat'er
>plied before washing removes the
ains. After using the acid rinse the1
cxen a few times, whioh leaves the
aen beautiful and white.
Use QuicklIme.
An earthen dish of quicklime placed
closets will absorb moisture, act as
disinfectant and keep rats and mice
Morgan-Lawrence.
At thc parsonage at Norris,
ec. 31. Rev. J. Thomas Mac
arlane officiating, Lyston Mo
an was united in the holy b)onds
matrimony to Miss Ethel
awrence,all of Pickens county.
W. L. Matheny, bookkeeper
>r Folger, Thorn Iey & Co., has
een appointed clerk of the coun
r board of conmissioners in
lace of John C. Carey, wvho has
>slgne~d. Anyone havinig buisi
ess with the clerk can find him
b Folger, Thorniey & Co's I
ore.
Gsorge RI. Ca uitbell, of Catec.
1ce, was namo1I magistrate for
ickens county, viee T. W.
hblds, by Governor Blease Sat
rdav- Mr. Chillis has reimmed.
Death of Mrs. C. S. Ferguson.
Mrs. C. S. Ferguson, wife of
James Ferguson, died at he
home in Calera, OklahonaDeo
11, 1913; at the age of (8 yedi-a
10 months and 21 days, of can
cer. She leaves a husband and
ten children and several grand
children and many friends to
mourn her death but our loss is
heaven's gain, She made a
deathbed statement that she was
prepared to die and wanted her
children to meet her in heaven.
Attending her bedside were
her sons, W, E., J. T., M. c.
and J. W. Ferguson, and daugh
ter, Annie Martin, and their
families. She had three daugh.
ters living in South Carolina,
one in Greer county, Oklahoma.
and one in Texas, who could not
have the pleasure of seeing their
mother before her departuro,
leaving us all in sadness. Every
thing was done that doctors,
friends and loving hands could
do, but, God saw fit to call her
home. His will, not ours, be
done. Ho said, "Come up high
er, thou good and faithful ser
vant." It was so hard to uive
her up, but God promises he will
not put more on us than we can
bear, Edith.
Col. Boggs' Greetings,
Anderson Mail.
Col. Julins E. Boggs sent the
rollowing New Year's greeting
to his friends:
"Good advice is the oni y thing
f which I have enough to go
round;
"Add a little to health by sib
,racting from the appetite; and
ldd to the knowledge by being
)Usy.
"Grow kinder by doing at
east one kind act each day,
and by controlling a desire to
criticise and fin d fault.
"Take nothing out of a bottle.
"Cordially yours,
"Julius E. Boggs.
"Anderson, S. C."
The annual banquet of the
local lodge, W. 0. W., was
given in their hall Tuesday
night. and attended and enjoyed
by about 150 Woodmen,' their
wives,children and friends. Rev.
B. F. M urphree asked grace,
after which charming and be
witching waitresses served oys
ters, turkey, ham, pickles, cel
,ry, cake and coffee. Several
visitors from other lodges were
present. All in all, it was a de
ightful and well-spent evening.
Rev. W. A. Christopher and
imall son of Duncan a-ro visit
ng his parents in Pickens.
3ORN CUBPRIES
OFFERED FOR 1914
kouth Carolina Plans to Win Back
Southern Record Lost
in 1913.
lo plans are already uinder way in
leorgia, Soith Carolina and other'
southern states for the 1914 corn club
ontests. These contests have In
~reased the South's corn produIct'Ion
y millions of dollars during the piut
ow years.
HI. 0. Ilastings, chairmiani of the ag
icultural committeo of the Atlantta
3hiamber of Commnerce, has reniewed
or 1914 hIs annual offer of corn clubi
rizes in South Carolina and nino
>ther Southern staten. Mr. Ii astings
>ffers $1,200 in prizes, Of this amount
p100 goes to South Carolina in three
rizes of $50O, $30 and $20 each. Theo
prizes are awarded uinder the direction
>f the United States government of.
lolals in charge of the farm demon
stration wvork.
Word comes that the South Caro
ina boys are going to make a power.
ul effort this year to regain the South
rn record, which they held in 1912,
yut wvhich was taken away from thenm
n 1013 by Alabama. The South Car
>lina record of 228 bushels, held by /?(
rerry Moore, was beaten by 232 bush
ils, raised by Walker Lee Dunson of
klabama.
An interesting echo from last year's
ontest comes from Arkansas, where
he $50 prize, offered by Mr. Hastings,
van won by a 14-year-old girl, Miss
)elphino Moore, who competed against
,400 boys, because there was no girls'
lub in the state.
The corn club Worlr, has made won
erful advancod throughout the SOutb.
he fathers-of tlit04orn club boys, who
rat looked, on the' movement as a
ad, have .at last conte. to realize its
reat practical value and are now just
s much interented as their.sonn.

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