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4'4; 41. ~ SC J)ANUAMY 15,' 1914 VV o 1sts No in t ed thirkg, is ree- in lY. PTinted in.thiea-Tier C1 PiokeO s,". 8 . O 'DA We take' pleasure In annou no Ing to' the many rederspf TheI Pickens Sentinel 'aniato.,the peoL ple of Pickens oun"y 'that after9 several weeks of preparion we. are able to announce. that ,The' otnlwill conduct asubscrip onvoting contest. Several handsonie and expen - si e prizes 'Will b e'awarded' to the people absolutely free. Tho1 prizes range in value froru .$700 o9 wnvard. You can secure orie. or6 two of these- pizes. so'keep reading. This contest has, been insugu rated In -order to Inprease, the circulation- of sThe 86entiel and thus enable -us to publish'& a'bet ter and larger paper for, this and other sections. -Especially. do - we wish to promote'the upbuild-4 Ing and welfare of the beautifulj little city of -Pickens and the .' whole. of Pickens countyi and to that end we annouince this contest. It is our earnest, and foremost thought A o improve The Sentinel and make it:, more and more worthy of the. town, and ' uty, and of thej advertis ers Mthe.public in gene~ra). Des Not C;Ost a Cen. .[t does'not cost a o'ent toednter this contest, and you aie not under any:.obligaitions whatso ever. Some of your. frields Will surely get -sonie of .thiN hand some prizes,. Why-fnot get sorne of them yourself - A Special Otter, To each person nominated, we will give 1,000 votes free. as a nomination .ballot. Only onel nominatiorw bal lot w,w be:cedit ed to a: co.*itedant ti'f 4 first-5 persons livingwin 'PICIcellos and to the first fivelingot side of Pickens whose iaules are V 4, set st i s on tostants, ti anointeion.alt tii> tap rak Wentswlae tleasue the anon - nag to the mnyaer yor frie i~nsaye and to teneo Wlho Pc Mnsconter~~tafe 1sevma wee o pepraon e aonectbe t nnune that Th w*il llodt ate thisoni tet;eihe a contest af o ~voti Butn wiepen mayener hndcon rThd i asrae pres wtdi boe alrad' theupeole alueys free: Thio pdze noee ti vaue and $700 ,ornew of the priekep This const hoiatioen cnson saet in forerc to nes te thuls enabl ushe to .the a bt ntfer nd lares, paersothrs-wald other asEcn.Espetiall dopo ttes a welare of thesbeacufu litl cyof friens adte whole easesPqicket, and tthten we anofnc thisc The etinel andtie i t morei andimoe wrthy ofr ther on andlurithado teiodv'rt undr ayolgto was eSell rio lBe A.Gent ughon's Bi SOY OR GIl SER THE CONTESI ie Oontest-Costs Nothing rtO Your Name and Addre It it Out and Mail or Brii nost important way to get vote s by getting your friends an( elatives to pay you their sul icription to The Pickens -Sentl iel. Ivery subscription for on rear will entitle the cont'eptan ;o the number of votes ipdicate< ,n the scale of votes printed else where. By going out amon% rour friends and neighbors an 3ecuring their subscriptions yo1 milt get the votes yourself, an( hus be pulling yourself withii .each .df the Player Piano o >ther prizes -Votes will be givei 1or both old and new subscrir ions..' also arrearages, so voi iave a grand opportunity. t ecuro votes. Awarding the Prizes. A, coinmittee of unimpeaceb ble business men of Picken wvill" be chosen to judge the 'finis f the -contest and will assembl lor that purpose at The close c ,he contept' The Prizes. The first Grartd Prize will L I handsome Uptight t Gry'l Player Piano, which retails9 B700.00, and will be given absc utely FREE to the persor) secui ng the largest number of vote >y the end. of'the 'contest. :How to Enter the Contest. In another column of this pa er-will be found a "Noinha ion Coupon." If you want. t mnter the contest yourself,?or I rou have a friend or reiativ whom you would like to see wi mo of the prizes, just cbt ou ;he "Nomin ation. Coupon, write your name and address, 0 ihe n*rme and address.of.'you iriend or relative, and then sen t to the Cohtest.Manager Pick ,ls itinei,' Pickens, S. C PH0-Oubon~will erbtitle you to 0tqsRf'sent into's Iti th4 9 iiqf4d.iiim. Dotn't .wait4 unti4 omo~rrow. Send it today. The bust tim& lo ernterSa~d est of any klind is early in th4 tame. -An early start mean alf the race, and one. minute i1 rour favor may win for you' th ?laver Piano instead of one o bhe smaller-prizes. Don't dela, intil next week, but eend 11 rour nam~e, or the name of you >est friend or relative, as soon a rou cane write the name and ad lress and ago mail it.. A persdi rnay nomnriate themselves. so i rou want one of the prizes FBWE endim your name, at once. E4ood Foa Ini The Packens Sentii Tau of Contestant . Thin oupon when fl out w brongligor mnailed to Contest Man riptions anid iN~es ol ided into four voting ~ids votes to be obtained will be s will be allo wed td bth ol U euIod Tid ,I h4D. Feb. 2S.AI 1l . I year 2 ZOO2 years dO Ayars 24 < U :'ears 2( n test utely Free SeveralHun r-Player Piano to be ilne Diamond Ring wsiness College' L9 'AND WIN A PRIZI to Win the PrizEs-Every ss on the Nomination Coupor Ig to The Pickens Sen tine) 3 Rules of the Contest. Rule 1.-All collections mad by contestants must be turne< in promptly to the Contest Man ager. Rule 2.-Subscibers are cau tioned to demand a receipt fo all money paid to contestant and return same to Contes Manager to be datd accordini to books, and showing date o expli'ation, Rule 3.-The Contest Mana r ger's signature must be affixei to the votes before same are o any value in the contest.. Rule 4 -Votes cannot b bought. The contest will be rui on a square basis, fair for all Votes can only be obtained b securing subscriptions, eithe - new. renewals or' arrears, b 'cutting the nomination coupoi or by collecting the free votin e ballots that appear in the Pich ens Sentinel. Rule 5.-No employe of th Pickens Sentinel or a memberc e his or her family will be permil ted to participate either as contestant or yoter in the cot test. Rule 6.-Contestants will n< be restricted in securing sul Iscriptions to anyjterritory, bL may secure them in any place i the United States. Rule 7.-Only one nominatin coupon Wvill be credited to a cot testant. Rule 8.-Votes once issue cannot be transferred to anoth( e contestant.,' 1 Rule 9,-Nominators of cot testants in The Sentinel's Vo ing. Contest must agree to. a< r cept all rules and conditions. Rule 10. -The right is reserve to reject the name of any cor testant for cause. -RulRl 1,-Any question the i -py, a'lte - between the contes1 aiit a their- friends or relativ( wilt .b .getermine4 by the Cor tet Manager, amo,~ his decisio Will be final. RuLp~ 12.-Until furither nlotk( flo coi estant will be permitte to cast forl Publication more tha Senough votes to raise their pul lished score 10,000 votes ahov the leader above the prece'dln. Scale Votes. e' As will be seen, the time c 3 the contest is divided into got -periods, and a larger number c r uotes will .be allowed for sul E subscriptions during the firn ) period thainat anyfother timec( the contest. 50 Votes iel's Player Piano Contest ih name art.d address of eer testant and ger, Pickens Setiel,will count fifty IoE Good 4ff., January 22 The Pickens Sentine with. a decreasing vote scheduk allowed' on sdibriptios.'turne Sand- We"siabscriberhs ,payin 4year 2,000 '2 yars 7,500 t,50 .( 8 years 13 500 ),000 " 4 years 19,000 i,000 5 years 24,00Q etinel I ~ $1p year 13,333,084 Bales of Cotton Ginned Washington.-The eighth cotton gin 4ing rsport of the censts bureau for the season announces that 13,383,074 bals of cotton, counting round as halt bales, of the growth of 1913 had been ginned 'prior to January 1, to which date during the past seven years the ginning averaged 93.4 per cent. of entire crop. . Last year to January 1, therq had beqn ginned 12,907,405 bales or 95.7 per cent. of the entire crop, 14,817,002 bales, or 92.1 per cent., in 1911, and 12,465,298 bales, or 95.3 per cent., in 1908. Ginnings prior to January 1 b states with comparisons for last year' and other big crop years,'follow: States. 'Year.. Ginnings. Alabama. .. .1913 1,467,943 1912 1,288,227 1911 1,618,510 1908 1,302,338 Aikansas. . .1913 933,389 191 ' 732,118 1911 786,329 1908 910,423 Florida .: :.: . . .1913 65,269 1912 56,042 1911 86,421 1908 66,856 Georgia .: . . .1913 2,276,477 S 1912 1,756,834 t 1911 2,623,917 1908 5 1,930,783 f Louisiana . . .i .1918 1,143,067 1912 366,402 - , 1911 352,503 1908. 453,210 Mississippi . . .1913 769,664 1912 857,189 1911' 1,047,299 1908 '1,522,160 North Carolina. .1913 759,664 1912 857,189 1911 975,223 1908 647,505 Oklahoma . .; . .1913 804,457 1912 947,452 1911 900,409 1908 525,619 South Carolina .1913 1,342,988 1912 1,173,216 e 1911 1,508,753 1908 1,176,220 Tennessee .; . .1913 354,549 a 1912 . 248,503 1- 1911 381,281 Texas .. . . . .1913 3,668,080 1912 4,461,746 1911 3,926,059 it Other states . .1913 . 107,105 n 1912 82,257 1911 110,298 1908 67,777 g The ginnings of sea island cotton, ' prior to January 1, by states, follow: Years. Florida. Georgia. So. Car. d 1913 . . . .25,166 41,768 7,386 ir 1912 . . . .21,085 39,543 6,629 1911 . . . .38,091 63,099 4,798 All Day Singing At Rice's Creek d There will be an all day sing ing at Rice's Creek church the . third Sunday, January 18th, be. s ginning at 10 o'clock. All lov era of music are cordially invited n to come and 'bring song books, e Herbert Smith. d Died, at the home of his fath er two miles below Easley, on Sunday night, Herbert, eldest gson of Mr. Calvin Smith, after an illness of three weeks, from typhoid fever. H-erbert was about 21 years old and had been f married about a year. He leaves r a young widowv, a father, twc f brothers and four sisters, and >- many other relatives and friends ;t to mourn for him. He wvas a f member of the Second Baptist church at Easley, also a mem ber of Hickory camp, W. 0. W JIis fuheral services were con +. ducted by Rev. D. W. Hiott at .Zion Monday afternoon. The .W. 0. WV. held the burial ser vice at the grave, Bro. Sm'ith and family have the deepest sympathy of the entire comn mnunity. He buried his wife only a short time ago, and now his oldest son. Three other mom bers of his fanity have been yery low with fever. May the * race of our God be their's in their bereavomerit. Easley Youthi Arrested. S Coleman Caudle, a young jwhite man of Easley, was ar' rested Saturday and brought t~o . the Pickehs jail, charged wlth d carrying a concealed weapon.' y- breaking into the Palmetto Pharmacy and Easleyllard ware Co. and .stealing from railroad boxcars. Caudle is but 20 years old, but according to a confession said to have been made by him, he has served t wo terms on the chain gang in North Carolina and 18 months on the Plckens county gang for stealing. When ar rested he had in his possession 200 keys. Easley Local News Married, on Wednesd* -even ing in Liberty, Mr. W.A. Ar ledge, of Easley, to M1ss Boggs of Liberty, Rev. J. E. Orim of ficiating. Mr. Homer Jones, of Ceda ock, was made happy on lasl Wednesday at the residence of Rev. D. W. Hidtt In Easley when he led to the mnarriage altar Miss Eliza A. Couch. the beautiful daughter o6f Mr. Bab( Couch, of Maildin Mountain, Several friends attended the marriage. Rey. D. D.1 Jones moved hif family to our city last week, They are in the Cantrell house. We extend to them a cordial welcome. Our town ought tc be very religious, now that w( have nine white ministers af residents. Dr. L. L. Jameson has settled in Easley for the practice of his profession. We extend to Lake a cordial welcome and wish foi him great success. Miss Lottie Bynum, of Scotts boro, Ala., is on a- visit to hei sister, Mrs. G. B. Hainilton. Little Miss Lucy. Hamilton, daughter of Mr. a" rs, G. B4 Hamilton, return wme froni Scottsboro, Ala., e she hai been on an exten sit to hei grandmother, Rev. E. V. Babb is attending a missionary meeting in Colmm bia this week. Hon. E. P. McCravey and Dr J. L. Bolt, members of the leg islature, -Are in Columbia look ing after the interest of Pickens county and the state in general Jasper Hawthorn camp, thru the commander, Capt. 1. C Johnson, made their chaplain Rev. D. W. Hiott, a nice purse for which we are requested t( extend through these notes the chaplain's sincerest thanks. Got bless the old veterans. Six. Mile Academy School reopened Monday, Jan 5, with quite a number of ne pupils, especially in the firsi seven grades. There is an enrollment of 74 in the primary room in the firsi four grades, which is really fiv< grades. There is no lack of lit tie'folks in the school. Misses Nell and Vanie Craw. ford, of South Union, are new pupils in the girls' dormitory. Thomas Cantrell, of PickenE route 6, is a new onfln the boys home. Miss Mae Tannery, '6f WestV minster, is boardig .with Rev, H. A. O'Kelley family and attending school: The Royal Ambassadors held an interesting meeting Sunday afternoon. The hovs are very enthusiastic in their meetings. Miss Bess Moulton. the musk teacher, is leader and helps with the music. The Little Sunbeams, with2 Mrs. S. E. Garner, are doing good work. Also the Y. W.A.'s, with Miss Elizabeth Allgood ae president. The B. Y. P. U. every Sun day night is well attended. Rev. H-. A. O'Kelley preached ana interesting sermon Sunday night after B. Y, P. U. meeting from Romans 12:1. Walker Literary Society gave a very interesting program Fri day afternoon. 'The students are getting more life into the so ciety work. The athletic club has purchas ed a new vaulting pole and (118 cus and are ready for practice. The girls hope to be playing basket ball soon. An attempt was made to hold up and rob Mr. Willis, a black smith at tasiey, Saturdayrnlght in the outskirts of that town. He had only fifteen cents on his person at the time. About sizi negroes were in the crowd which attempted to rob him, but he escaped and notified the pollc< who made a search and succeed. ed in arresting one of the ne. gross the next day. The othera may 1)e caught. .For Sale--Or will swap foi cattle-one 6 to 8 horse 1Perlesi steam engine, mounted in gooi cbndition. H. W.a darrison Easley, RI 2. Pickens RouW1, . We are having -dmo'n c weather at present. Mrs. Boggs, from near Seneofa was the guest of her son, Mf W. E. Boggs, the past week and will leave fur her home the latter part of this week. Messrs. Frank Norris and Jim Goslin attended the services at Griffin church l5st Sunday from near Cedar Rock.-., Clarence Hendricks, who *- d his foot shot during Christm week, is getting along as well as could be expected. Rev. iulton Childres filled his appoiritthent appointment at Griffin the second Sunday. He delivered a fine message. There was a large crowd In attendance for so cold a day. M, D. T. Hayes has moved from route 1 to a' new dwelling house on Mr. Ebb Findley's place on Wolf creek. We wish them much success. Marvin Lesley visited Teddy Dodgens Sunday evening. Jessie Haves was the vuest of Mr. Valnor Hendricks Sunday. The little fellows had a jolly old time. Messrs. Eddie I ones and Hen ry Keith took dinner with Clar ence Freeman Sunday. Glassy Mountain school began its winter season the 5th of Jan. uary, with Miss Effie Gilstrap aE teacher MOUNTAIN RUTTER. Mr. and Mrs. New bery's Anniversary Last Saturday. Ja -i 10th, was the flfty-fourbh t..mivsary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs, J. B. Newbery, of Pickens, and ae few of their intimate friendE and relatives gathered at theb home here and celebrated the occasion in an appropriate way, A sumptuous dinner, was pre pared and enjoyed,. 'and the Judge and his good wife werE the recipients of many hand some presents. It was a most enjoyadle occa sion for all present. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Folger, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hagood, of Eas ley; Mrs. Monroe Pickens- and daughter, Miss Julia, of Green. ville, and Miss Rosalie Folger, of Atlanta. Thb Sentinel joins with many other friends in wishing for these excellent people natv more years of happiness and use fulness, and may the renainder of their years be the happiest of all. Mr. Henry Anthony Dead. ,A telegram was received in Pickets Monday announcing the death of Mr. Henry Anthony ini Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a native of this county and left here some fifteen years ago tc make his home in Tennessee, but had been back several times on visits. Hie was a brother of Mrs. Ir win Hendricks, Mrs. Mattic Stewatrt, Mrs. 0. P. Field, J. R. J. Anthony and J. T. Anthony, of this county, and Oscar An thony, of Traveler's Rest. Mr. Anthony had only a short time ago sold out his pronerty in Chattanooga and Intended coming back to Pickens to live, His body was buried by the side of his wife's body In Chat-. tanooga Tuesday. J. R. J. An thony, W. E. and Ben Hen dricks, of Pickens, attended the funeral. Married, at Cateechee, at th( home of the bride, Mr. S. A. Haynes, of Seneca route 1. tc Mrs. E. H. Murphree. Mr. Haynes is 60 years of age, while the bride Is 65. P. 0. Wilson, N, P., officIated. The happy couple have the congratulations of their friends. At a mleeting of theo directors of the Keowee Bank Tuesday, M. C. SmIth resigned as cashier and Jno. C. Carey was elected Ito fill the vacancy. Mr. Smith has been cashier of this b~ank since its organization and has rnanaged its affairs with mucl) success. The bank is In / flourishing condition. Mr. C is no stranger in this bank, a ing been assistant cashier' sin~ its organization, and it will m doubt continue to enlarge .iti business under his careful nvti agoeent. }, Pes Items of -Plouss Terminal. kpresentatives of the railoads on. o tein*patanburg conrerred a tey dayd a o t' G. T. Odell, of 'ew York, a. k4jsrt on railroad terminals, and a coiQmitte ffron the Chamber of Comniere*in regard to the new union station to be built here. Among the railroad men at the conference were: Mark W. Potter, president; J. Campion, vice 'resident and traffio m ager, and L. H. Phetterplace, gen oral berintendent of 'the Carolina. Clinchfl 'd and Ohio Railway; H. B. Spencer, 'Ide President, and W. H. Wells, chief' qngineer of construction o fthe Southe Railgqy; John B. Cleveland, pr9si int, And Albert An derson, general sup intendent of the Charleston and Wester Carolina Rail way. Ask Less Money Than\#sfore. Ahnual report of the 1Y storical Commission of South Carolina a is sued from the press recently and ill be sent to the general assembly ea 'ly in the session. Members of the co mission signing the report are: R. M McCown, W. H. Windle, Jos. A. Mc Cullough, Henry A. M. Smith, Yates Snowden and It. M. Kennedy. Estimates of expense for the coming year are as follows: Salary of the secretary $1,800, stenographer and typewriter $720, printing historical records $1,000, contigent fund $200, work on Confederate records $1,500, or a total of $5,270. Fertilizer Report. Farmers of South Carolina purchas ed last year over 980,000 tons of fer tlizers, according to a stajement Is sued from the office of the state treasurer a few days ago. The re ceipts from the fertilizer tax amounted to $240,448.23. The total fund for 1912 was $221,999.68, which shows that the farmers used about 80,000 tons more fertilizer in 1913 than the previous year. Big increase in Value. Columbia real estate during the four years beginning with 1914 will be as sessed at something like $14,000,000 or $15,000,000, an increase of from 35 to 50 per cent over the past tou years according to information given city council a few days ago. Commission Government. At an enthusiastic meeting, held rec-ntly in the Chamber of Commerce rooms, on the new form of gyvern ment, a motion was passed indorsing commission government and asking Representative Hutchison to have Rock Hill stricken from exemption in the general commission government SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS NOTES. N. B. Dial, president of the Enter ,prise bank of Laurens, was in Colum bit repently on his return from McBee, Where he, purchased a farm of 1,000 4res Hix Copiner has been appointed by the: governor as' a piagstrate for Ja-' lapa in Newberry equnty to take the place of 3. R. Riser, resigned. Cotton has not stopped coming in on the barlington market. J. P. Klrven, a large planter, brought to town re cently 18 wagons, carrying between 60 and 80 bales. At an. election held a few days ago. the electors of Ridge Spring voted $12,000 worth of bonds for the purpose of building a new school house. The vote was 41 for and 20 against bonds. Decelnber imports at Charleston amounted to $786,176 and the exports $2,223,819. The imports for the cor responding .month or the year before amounted to $218,988 and the exports $1,475,828. In other words, Imports' last December exceeded in value the imports of December, 1912, by more than 200 tDer cent, while the exports for the past December wore practi cally double the exports for Decem her, 1912. Investments of capital in the textile industry in South Carolina during the past 20 years are shown in figures prepared by Commission Watson for his annual report to the general as sembly. The Increase In the amount of capital has been about $70,000,000. The increase in the value of the' an nual product has been over $78,000,000. The increase In the number of spin dies Is about 4,000,000. Ernest P. Bickneli of the Rod Cross has gone to Laredo, Texad, from 1etis, 'ton to investigate conditions amidng sick and wounded soldiers brousght there from Nuevo Laredo aoross' the The South Carolina legislature met at, noon Tuesday. Reading of the governor's message was about the only thing d1one -the t9est d1ay. _____ The following is a correction of Dr. Clifton's dates in this county for nest' week. The notice on the:inst 60 this issue was sent us, but~t' dogtor has.' changed it-totte fblowing: 5 -Liberty, Thursday 22' Pick- P ons, Friday, 20EseStr day, 24lai~,Str