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u~~~PCES S. C., OCTOBER 1,11 UBR2
"TIE:a 1 R71- -Vmlume 44eP
Legislators Getting
Down to Business
Columbia, October 12.-The
general assembly is facing the
reaL work for which it wa; con
vene in extra session this its
seco{ad week, that work being
reduction of the cotton acreage
in 1915 - The house converted
Aoday at. noon, and the'senate
will reassemble tonight at 8
o'clock. Acreage reduction *ill 1
at once be taken up in both I
houses. .
In the house a special com- t
mittee is -readv to introduce a
bill providing for reduction in
cotton acreage next year and
limiting the planting to six t
acres . to the work animal. A
sub-committee of the ,special
committee which considered the
acreage reduction proposalsI
drafted the bill.
A bill favoring total elimina- (
tion of the cotton erop for 1915,
will also be introduced, lut advo
cates of this drastic plan are*
facing what is apparently a:
hopoless fight. On , e senate
side Senator John L. McLaurin!
has a resolution declaring it to
the sense of the upper chan
no cotton should be
ated next year. The Marl
boro senator has already made I
two speeches for his resolution.
Senator Alan Johnstone of New
berry opened the debate against
total elimination. He warned
the general assembly against so
revolutionary a step, but favored t
a decrease in acreage which
would prevent a surplusage of'
cotton. Senator Johnstone ap
parently voiced the sentiment of
the overwheltbing majority of
the senate on acieage reduction,
and several senators compli
mented h is wise stand. He'
pointed out that turning from
planting no, cotton to planting f
all grain was just as liable to
result in a surplusage of grain
next year as surplusage of cot- t
ton, and he said the grain was 9
harder to handle. Then the
Newberry senator warned his I
colleagues that forbidding the t
planting of cotton might work
hardship on the poor white e
farmers and cause some of them s
to emigrate. He pleaded for a
law which would meet with the
approval of the people's judg- I
ment and view and one in
which they would cooperate in
The quickness with which the
senate killed the proposals to
postpone payment of taxes and E
for a bond issue to complete the
.asylum illustrated their inten
tion of consideripg only sound 'C
9, measures. Both bodies have t
voted to limit activities to emer- a
gency legislation affes~ing the t
cotton situation and to such '
local bills as are unopposed.
Had the scope of the session
not been limited the flood gates'
would have been flung wide to
local legislation and the mem
A bers would have been swamped. t
As it is, they are going to con- 1l
sider and seem certain of pass
ing an act reducing cotton i
acreage, and those who are well t
posted say this is all that will t
be done. s
Senator McLaurin has a bill d~
to establish a state warehouse V
e system for storing and grading Y
cotton. It received a favorable "
repprt from a senate committee, f
and" is now on third reading. fi
The house committee gave it an f'
unfavorable report, and reports a
from that body make its passage 1
extremely doubtful. t
Dr. Wade Stackhouse, the
president of the State Cotton a
congress, and several members F
are waging an earnest fight for B
total elimination of the cotton P
crop for next year. There is a s
cry going up that par tial reduc- B
tion will not accomplish the pur- P
pose for which it is intended,the y,
financing of this year's crop at a B
figure which will save the cotton p
producer and the business people
of the South from loss. But the T
sentiment appears to be againstB
total elimination, not only be
cause there is doubt of the con
stitutionality of such a radical
step, but fear that the people will
not stalid for it.
- "Freak" bills have' already
- made their appearance. Mr. a
Gray of Anderson introduced E
one forbidding anyone not in the I
employ of a corporation to hold d
office in this state, but except- 0
ing such as were worth at least *
$100,000 or were newspaper men. g
Of course this was instantly1=
killed. Mr. Fortner has reintro- b
doced his bill forbidding persons
.of one race from teaching in
schools of another race, and fora
a fiat two-cent passenger rate
on railroads. Under the resolu
tions adopted by the two houses
these bills cannot be considered
.at this session. *I
Mr. Gray got a concurrent res
olution through the house mnem- a
orializing congress to enact as
'r'nent law against uim
tit was promptly y
senate. t
ngot through
17 two boxes ti
ection in the r
it-box law. j
e through t
Pleasant Grove New
Eugene Talley, who has beel
-onfined to his bed for the pas
,ix weeks, is reported better a
his writing.
Rev. J. E. Foster preached a
;his place last Sunday, fulfillini
he proclamation of Presiden
Wilson for prayer day for peaci
n the European nations.
Pickens codnty still has mei
vho can't attend to their owi
>usiness. They have to get ou
mnd look after their neighbors
affairs and try to pull him"inti
It seems that every monel
tower is trying to help the farm
r with the low price of cotton
hough I have not noticed wher
he guano companies have madi
move to help the man tha
ought the fertilizer from hin
ast spring with the expectatioi
,f getting 10 or 12 cents for thi
:otton that was xaised this year
lut it is the general rule for thi
armer to be caught in the hol<
vhen there is catching done. Si
ve would be glad to hear fron
ome of the guano companies oi
hat niatter. I notice in Thi
Pentinel where they are asking
tim to sow more grain and us<
ore of their fertilizer. Now
fr. Guano Man, how can a mat
iuv your goods at your price
,nd pay for them and sell hi
otton at 7 cents per pound an<
iave anything left for the sup
rt of his family? This is the
rying point in this matter, s<
e would be glad to hear fron
ome one interested in the farm
r's behalf. A FARMER.
Liberty Mili News
. The little son of Henry Fullej
M.rs. Jim Crow has been sici
or a few days.
Mr. George Lindsev has a nem
oarder at his home, a fine littlt
Aunt BettyLindsey, who brokt
er arm some time ago, is get
ing along nicely.
James Griffin of the Pearidgt
ection, visited Miss Lilla Garri
on Sunday evening..
Our village is progressing nice
-under the management of Mr
Uice, our competent superin
We have a goodSunday school
-ith A. M. Jones as superin
andent. Preaching nearly ev.
ry Sunday and prayer meeting
very Wednesday night.
The infant of James Trottel
ied last Wednesday and was
uried by the sidle of its mothei
,t Sharon church, who preceded
he child to the grave eighl
reeks. A READER.
Boston World Champions
The Boston team, winners of
le' pennant in the. Nationa)
ague, is now' the champion
aseball team of the world, hav
ag defeated .fthe Philadelphia
3am, winner of the pennant it
be American league, in fomi
braight games, beginning Fri
ay. The Philadelphia team
ras the best in the wo/Id last
ear. This is the first time the
orld title has ever been won in
ur straight games. The series
r the championship consists of
>ur best out of seven games,
nd is played each year by the
ennant winning teams of the
wo big leagues.
Following are the scores of the
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Likes The Paper
In renewing his subscription
few days ago Prof. J. W.
allen tine w r o t e: "Enclosed
lease find my check for one
allar for my subscription for
ne' ear to your paper. It
rould be impossible for me tc
et along without it."
nk has been introduced by the
rays and means committee.
'he bill is exciting considerable
It is the general hope that the
ssion can het through this
-eek and end, but two more
-eeks may be necessary. The
temnbers have not yet drtcided
hether they will take $200
piece or only 85 a day. The
mnate has gone on record as
voring $5 a day. Both houses
oted down "no pay" resolu
Monday Mr. Pate of Darling
m introduced a joint resolution
quiring the closing of all dis
ensaries until after the end of
ae war in Europe, The resolu
on was rc ferred to the commit.
b Gennans Making Desperate Assault 0
Antwerp, The Temporary Capital
Of The Belgians
Allies Have Forced Battle Line Tro Be
gian Border-Operations Ex
tend To The Coast
r Belgium is once more the scene c
the fighting of the allied armies C
France and England against the Gei
mans. During the past week the a
lies have succeeded in pushing th
G'erman armies back to the Belgiai
border. Antwerp,' the temporary capi
tal of Belgium, and one of the strong
est fortified cities in the world is b
ing besieged by the Germans. Th
wo!ld awaits the outcome.
The battle of the Aisne, which wa
in progress north of the Aisne rive:
ii France for more than a month, wil
go down in history as one of the greal
est battles the world has ever knowr
The area over which the fighting oc
curred occupied almost the entir,
portion of France and at times th,
main battle lines extended over 154
miles in length. The casualties 01
both sides were astounding.
For days the great armies of the a]
lies and the Germans swayed back ant
[ forth. At some points the allies woul<
gain the advantage, while at other:
the Germans were victorious, but dur
Ing thesydays neither side were abl(
to gain an appreciable advantage. Fol
lowing desperate fighting on botl
sides for several weeks the battlh
settled down to a siege. It was ever
predicted by military experts of th
contending nations that winter woul(
find the contending armies still fight
ing on the northern border of France
The predictions that have been madE
by writers that areoplanes would pla3
a prominent part in the future war.
has in part become true. Althougl
they have failed so far to live up t<
the expectation of the writers when i
came to destroying whole fleets o:
ships and entire cities, but they havE
proven themselves indispensable ir
aiding the armies in battle.
It- has -been the aeroplanes that have
sdared over the battle lines that 10
cated the strength of the enemy ant
made it possible for the commanders
to keep in touch with what was going
on along a huzidred mile battle line
Raids over Paris were made by Ger
man aeroplanes during the past weel
and the British aircraft succeeded ir
making another successful excursior
into Germany. The damage done ir
both flights were slight.
The war in Europe has been in
progress for more than two months
and so far there has been no decisive
battles fought either on land or on
sea. It now appears that the war
will last through the winter with al
ternate victories for the combatants.
The battle of the Aisne between the
allies and the Germans in the north
of France has developed into a siege
and may last for weeks longer. The
greatest activity is now being -found
in East Prussia and Poland where
the great armies of Russia are pre
paring for an invasion into Germany.
Germans Defeated In Prussia
-The fierce struggle which has beez
going on between the Russian and Ger
man troops along the Niemen river,
In East Prussia for nine days, ended
with a comiplete victory for the Rus
sians, according to dispatches fromx
Petrograd, the Russian capital. The
fact that Czar Nicholas has left the
captal to join his armies in Prussia
and that Kaiser William of Germany
Is already on the ground testifies tc
the lmportance of this campaign.
European Rulers With Armies
An important development in the
war in Europe is the report that four
of the rulers of the countries at war
are at the front. When the condi
tions in East Prussia grew to alarm
lg proportionzand a Russian Invasion
menaced Germany, Kaiser William
hastened to East Prussia. King Al
bert of Belgium has been constantly
with his troops In their fighting
against the Germans in Belgium. Czai
Nicholas has left Petrograd for the
German border.
President Poincare of France has
gone to visit his troops fighting the
Germans In north France.
Gen. Von Moltke Not Removed
Rome.--Inquiries'made in Gebmar
military circles with regard to reports
that Gen. Von Moltke had been remov
ed as chief of the general staff-of the
German army, brings forth the state
ment that the report is incorrect. The
report, it Is declared, probably w*as
caused by the change of officers made
in the German quartermaster general's
department, where Gen. Von Voight
Rhets was appointed to succeed Gen.
Von Stein. Gen. Von Moltke retains
his post.
Belgian Capital Mved To Ostend
Washington.-An official cablegranm
to the Belgian legation here announc.
ed the Belgian government had been
removet from Antwerp to Ostend. E.
Havenith, the Belgian minister, in
making this announcement, declared
the act had no political significance
and that no matter if all of Belgiun
fell into the hands of the Germans
Belgium would make no terms witi
the enem~y before similar steps were
taken by the allies.
Our next serial sto
ry, "The They 0
Hearts" will begir
in an early issue
Dn't missi't
1 1
Paris.-The fwn ofica com
munication wasi
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Paris.-The following official corn
munication was Issued here: "Then
is nothing new to repoft, except tha
there has been a lively engagement ii
the region of Roye, where, in the las
two days, we have captured sixteei
hundred prisoners."
London.-Belgium once again is thl
center of military interest, for not onli
is her army battling for its life behin
the fortresses at Antwerp, but the loni
battle line in France has \strugglet
northward until it has crossed he
frontier at Armentieres and yet ma]
join the beleaguered Belgians.
According to a German report re
ceived by wireless from Berlin, rail
way and telegraphic communicatio!
with Antwerp is interrupted. It was
reported also that the king tof the Bel
glans had been slightly wounded.
Antwerp Forts Are Destroyed
The severing of communication hac
been expected, for the Germa s ha
been directing their attacks at pointi
of ingress to and egress from the cit3
and at the same time dropping shell,
Into the town itself. A portion of the
town is reported to have been de
stroyed. The 42-centimeter guns mad(
short work of the great Brialmon1
forts and lesser ones are now engag
ed in destroying the city, which, undel
the provisions of The Hague conven
tion, was given due notice before thE
bombardment commenced.
The military fortunes of Gen. VpoI
Kluck and his on-refdesr
commanding the allies' cavalry, rap
idly are being made or marred withil
sight of the North sea, which sets
limit to the outifanking movements
the accomplishment of which for sc
long has,been the supreme goal of thE
rival generals. g
Russians Holding Their Own
Petrograd.-An unofficial communi
cation issued from general headquar
ters says:
"The fighting on the East Prussia'
frontier continued on October 7 witl:
the same ferocity. In spite of Germar
reinforcements all their attacks in the
region of Wirballen (Russian Poland)
and Philipoff have been repulsed witl:
great losses. By a night assault thE
Russian troops have captured the vil
lage of Kamienka, near Bakalargewo.
"In the forest of Massalstchizna,
west of Ratchka, our troops in a nigh1
attack surrounded a German detach
ment which was partly exterminated
the others being dispersed, abandon
ing their rapid firers.
"Russian troops have also captured
the town of Biala (In Galicia, 43 miles
west-southwest of Cracow). In othei
regions there is nothing of importancE
to record.
"In the attack against the Przemsy:
garrison conditions are in our favor
our troops capturing by assault
strong fortification, constituting one 0:
the principal positions."
Germans Unsuccessful In Africa
Washington.-Thle British embass3
made public this statement cabled t<
Washington by the colonial office :
During September there was consid
eable activity along Anglo-Germax
boundary of the East African protecto
rate, due to attempts to raid British
territory and cut the Uganda railway
All these attempts have been rep'ulset
and raiding parties defeated in every
case except one, where an unimportan1
frontier station Is still held by a smnal
German party.
Five British Liners Sunk
London.--The official news bureat
announced that the German cruise3
Emden has sunk four British steam
ships and a collier.
IStatement of the bureau is as fol
"The admiralty announces that thi
German cruiser Emiden, during thE
past five days, has captured and sunl
in the Indian ocean the British steam
ers Tumeric, King Lud, Riberia and
noyle and captured the collier Bursk
. BR
"!The ereay fth dmrlt n
and Lieut.... S... . Spe ucesu t
tc o s f i
British Airships Raid Germany
London-The following of ficial
statement was issued covering an at
tack by a British air squadron on a.
German airship shed at Dusseldorf.
"The secretary of the admiralty an
aounces that Squadron Commande:
Grey reports that, as authorized, he
carried out with Lieut. R. L. G. Marix
and Lieut. S. V. Sippe, a successful at
tack on a Dusseldorf airship shed.
Lieutenant Marix's bombs, dropped
from a height of 500 feet, hit the shed,
went through the roof and destroyed
a Zeppelin.
"Flames were observed 500 feet
high, the result of the igniting of the
gas of an airship.
"All three officers are safe, but their
aeroplanes have been lost.
"The feat would appear to be in ev
ery respect remarkable, having regar i
to the distance of over one hundred
miles penetrated into country held by
the enemy and to the fact that a pre
vious attack had put the enemy on
I their guard and enabled them to mount
Ianti-aircraft guns.
May Force Turkey Into War
Washington.-The alternative the
Ottoman empire faces as to whether
the Dardanelles are to be swung open
l a sea into t pemain i teus po
session promiesce. ceteotet
jointror-he Erpastgea sacordin
tonipinion.epesdI ilmtccr
cleshere RusA teroopsh aembasyntine
was admite that enem might proe highd
rleyo emrasgovrntof sutak tond
reques. Ofical engaementha uness
nor other coe es opeyno.wshih
lyh uniermnop that ywould samt
lyto athae nth. oicyrabeforces of
tse nyfenc h uk rie
frograhe tae nerataff han
gien distiteo the ig ovecalcrn-et
"The Russian tavaory have contnuard
torepureonthenm from reicuna
rient of the goenenty. uw n
Lomzatc byThe ussint havalry
very fierced wsth gre sy ccss.Th
"eGerman trowas hagt wereares
acng sstar retreating hardrusti
ly to he rsia Consirabefrcso
London.-A offichil comuaried
issudob tile res, urea oncentraing I
thoe itrcs reved of tlegvrmefrom
ofPrkdent Poice. fFacsy
n:"The Russiang carynch heanuards
are Fieconnoirsag Feneartiall
hadurer all tha rei-' vled iis
trops. Ivsizetis ageablte oveo
mnty ofo theeney.n oyu aet
"An aottc bery tecitaisand cavaly
agans lei Germyn vanguard n front
ing Andrande. hngonK"le
merninfantr was curkey Naaedy
aishietretng-Ambasaorr pursued
btheuCossantinoly. s peae
to inhcsae Ldsritnt formydtin
aisfuds fo the esrea says "Keicng
in Geore htas reie. Tea rcen
Pesidt byotincrs gofrnent ofa150
ing: "On leavn Fench eadquarters
tomFielddMrsha Pagenc and Berikiat
hedonrt and toaris, respctiedy wris
toos makieicl agreable opps or
Turis mostertfiibton and salo
wereians in t udretoy re as
Amnesty Promised All Who Are Or
derly in Belgian City.-Austrians
Claim Gains in the- East.
London.-With the conclusion of
that phase of the war of the nations
which came with the fall of Antwerp,
the censorship again has drawn a
veil over the fighting In the greater
part of the European continent.
The French communication deals
only with the series of battles which
has been in progress for four weeks
from the east to west in France with
an ever-extending line which now
reaches northward from the elbow at
Noyon to and across the Belgian bor
der at Armentieres. /
The statement says the allies have
held their positions everywhere and
that German cavalry, which was at
tempting to envelop the allies' left
wing, and had seized points of passage
on the Lys, east of Aire, was defeated
yesterday and retired northAast Into
the Armentieres district.
At the same time the Germans de
livered a vigorous attack on the right
bank of the Ancre River between Ar
ras and the Olse, without making any
This indicates that the battle in
Picardy, comprising the department
of Somme and pait of Oise, Pas de
Calais and Aisne in which the cavalry
Is participating on a scale not seen iqn
previous modem wars, extends over a
considerable area. Here are many
miles of open country, where horse
men can maneuver with advantage.
Between the Oise and Rheims, par
ticularly in the region northwest of
Soissons where the British forces are
entrenched, further progress has been
made. It thus seems probable that
the Germans have abandoned some
of their strongly entrenched positions,
in this neighborhood. It is reported
that sanitary reasons have compelled.
this. The trenches in which the troops
have been living for weeks have be
come breeding places for disease.
The Germans have resumed their
night attacks between Craonne and
Rheims, which, according to French
accounts, have been repulsed. From
Rheims to the Meuse nothing of im
portance has occurred of late, but in
the Apremont district of the Woevre
to the east of St. Mihiel, the Germans
made VIolent attacks during the night
of October 9 and the following day.
Apremont was taken by the Ger
mans, but was retaken by the French
and remains In their hands. The
Germans apparently are determined
to maintain as far as possible their
positions here, where they have
pierced the line of fortification be
tweenVerdun and Toul along the Riv
er Meuse. Should- they be successful
against th allies elsewhere 'this
doubtless would be the route by which
they would endeafor to enter tie
heart of France.
,Two Germani aeroplanes, which
seem to choose Sundays for their
visits, flew over Paris. They dropped
a score of .bombs, which killed three
persons and wounded 20, but did no
material damage.
Part of the Antwerp garrison and
two thousand of the British naval vol
unteers, who crossed into Holland
and laid down their arms, have been
Interned and will have to remain there
until the end of the war. Some of the
Germans also unwillingly crossed the
frontier, and were treated similarly.
Of refugees there appears to be no
end. The Dutch towns are crowded
with people who' left their homes In
Hollanders are finding difficulty In
providing for them. The Germans,
however, have invited the refugees
to return to their own country, prom
Ising them fair treatment.
England also continues to be a
place of refuge for many fugitives,
wounded officers and men, who are
crossing from Ostend on the regular
Of the battles In Galicla and Poland
the Russian staff has decided to say
nothing for the present,. but the Aus
trians declare a recent attack on
Przemysl was repulsed and that the
Russians have evacuated trenches on
the western front, which the Austri
ans occupied.
The Austrians also claim victoriesI
over the Russian at Lancut and Dy
now in Galicia. Jt is'known that they
have received reinforcements. This,
Petrograd admits, has compelled a
change in the plans of the Russian
The '"Montenegrins claim a victory
over the Austrians in Bosnia, where
they say the Austdians tried to cut
off the -Montenegrin army proceeding
to Sarajem, but were defeated with
heavy losses.
More alarming reports come from
Italy of the spread of cholera in Aus
tralia. The Roumanian government
hasthought It necessary to take pre
cautions for- the protection of the
Austrian legation at Bucharest. Tur
key, too, is making preparations of a
war-like character. The young Turks
are said to be largely under the in
fuence of the Germans.
You'll enjoy read
ing "The They 0'
Hearts," a story of
mystery, love and
Cedar Rock Items
Watch Cedar Rock grow!
Born, unto Mr. and Mrs. Will
He3ter on the 9th, a fine girl.
Mr. Weldon Jones of Easjey
spent the week-end with. h6me
Mr. Lawrence Jones and wife
the guests of Mr. J. A. Jones
and family Sinday.
Mr. Will Blackaby and fain
ily of Norris spent the week-end
with Mr. and Mrs. Dave Porter.
Miss Kate Robinson of Green
ville was the week-end guest of
her sister Mrs. John W. Stewart.
Mr. C. Harper and son Mr.
Harvey, of the Concord section
attended church at Cedar Rock
Misses. Eva Holcombe nnd
Mamie Looper of the Mt. Carmel
section attended church at Cedar
Rock Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Turner and
son, Mr. Oscar, were visiting
Mr. Will Looper and family in
Greenville Sunday.'
.- iss Laura Jones, who has
bee spending awhile at Mr. G.
H. Hendrix has returned to her
home near George's Creek.
. Mrs. Dock Hester and children
of the Lenhardt section, were
the guests of Mr. Will Hester
and family recently.
Twelve Mile River Association
The Twelve Mile River Baptist
Association met with Rice's
Creek church Thursday, Oct. 8.
The opening sermon was de
livered by Rev. H. A. O'Kelley.
The association was called to
order by the moderator, and in
the organization Rev. B. F.Mur
phree was re-elected moderator
and Bro. D. E. Garrett was re
elected clerk.
Dr. W. T. Derieux, correspond
ing secretary of the State Mis
sion Board, was present and
made a good speech in behalf of
Rev. A. T. Jameson was also
present and made a very touch
ing speech in behalf of the or
phan family at Greenwood.
The association was highly
entertained by the people of
Rice's Creek-plenty to eat'and
a hearty welcome to all.
A Protracted Meeting
Rev. B.F.Murphree will preac$
at Antioch Baptist church the
third Sunday in October (18th),
and Rev. W. M. Walterm will
preach ori same day and date at
early candle light, the same be
ing the beginning of a series of
meetings conducted by the above
named brethren, and assisted by
Rev. H. F. Wright and Rey. B.
M. Smith.'
Eyerybody is cordially invited
to come and attend the meeting,
and especially each and every
member of the church is earn
estly requested to be present at
the first service, as matters of
importance will come up for con
Come, one and all. Let us all
pray for this meeting, that God's
blessings may rest upon us and
that many souls may be brought
to Christ.
Church Clerk.
Miss Martha Black Dead
Miss Martha Black died at the
home of her neice, Mrs. Peter
Granger, near Pickens, October
8, at the ripe old age of 80 years.
She leaves one sister, Mrs.Snipes,
of Easley.
Miss Black joined t~jie churchi1
at Cross Roads many years ago
and tiyed the life of a ChristianI
and died the death of the right
The day following her death
funeral services were conducted
by her pastor at Cross Roads
chrch and her body was laid by
loved' ones in 'the churchyard
near by. Loving hands covered
her graye with flowers.
An Explanation
I wrote a little note last week
about the Pickens association
and spoke of Bro. T. J. Watts
being uresent and making some
good speeches. I also said that
Brother Watts was brought up
in the Roman Catholic church
and knows what it means to
train the young, etc. Some of
the people seemea to misunder
stand what I intended to say.
I want to make-it plain if possi
ble: Brother Watts was trained
as a Roman Catholic and he is
now a genuine, Christian and an
earnest, faithful Baptist preach
er and he believes that we ought
to begin to train children when
they are young, to train them
in the christian faith so that
when they are old they will not
depart therefrom.
D. WV. HboTTr.
All Day Singings
On the fourth Sunday in Oc
tober there will be all day sing
ings at Griffin* church and at
Mt. Tabor church, eight miles
east of Pickens. Everybody in
Death at Dacusville
Other News Items
Born. unto Mr. and Mrs. Jeff.
Raines receutly, a fine 4Qy.
Born, unto.Mr. and Mrs. Roy
McWhite. on October 4. a fine
Fodder pulling is over and cot
ton picking is the order of the
day in this section.
Mr. Sitton and brother of
Easley have purchased the J. L.
Hendricks tract of land near Mt.
Tabor church and'are erecting a
dweHingonit. We donot-know
who will occupy the house.
Mrs. Lillie Hunt, wife of R-G.
Hunt, died ,Sunday morning- at
11 o'clock and was buried at Da
cusville M. E. church the day
following her death. The fam
ily has the sympathy of the en
tire community.
There will be tbmporance ser
vice at Peters Creek church the
second Sunday in November.
Every bodyinvitedespecially the
young- -men, Prof. Crain and
others are expected to be there
and make speeches.
Rev. L. H. Rakies filled his
regular appointment af Peters
Creek church last Saturday and -
Sunday and tendered his resig
nation, as pastor of the church,
after four years' service. We
regret'to give him up as pastor
and as a true Christian worker
and can commend him to any
church as a man of great power -
to build up a church and com
unity. May God bless him and
his work in-his new field.
Well, Mr. Editor, I will cut
out the-lIsiting this t*
ring off, OLDGR
Mock Wedding
The mock wedding that is to
be given by local talent at the
school house next Friday.niaht
is said to be the best entertain
ment of its kind that Pickens
has ever seen. There will. be
more fan than a barrel of mon
keys for old and young, to see
men dressed up like women and
in the height of style. Two of
them, who are to represent the
fion, er girls, will be dressed as
girls -about eight or ten years
old. Come and see if you can
recognize them. There is to be.
a reception immediately after
the ceremony and refreshments
will be served free. Admission
25c and 15c.
Freeman Reunion
There will be a reunion at the
home of Mrs. Hi. A. Freeman, in
the Peters Creek section, Oct,
27. The public is cordially in-'
vited to come and bring well
filled baskets and help to make
merry the occasion. Mr. James
Clements of Pickens has been
invited to be present 'with his
camera and will nmake pictures
for all who want them.(
Birthday Dinner
Mrs. Harriet A. Freeman will
deebrate her 79th birthday on
October 27th at her home~ by
giving a birthday dinner, and
invites all relatives and friends
an~ neighbo's to come anyl
brin,-, wellI filled baskets and en
joy the day.
At Dacusville School House
The ladies' imnrovement as
sociation of Lenhardt will give
a play "Diamonds and Hearts,"
at the Dacusville school house '
on Friday night, October 16.
The public is cordially invited to
at tend. Admission 5. and . 10
- Singing at Salem
There will be "old folks" si g
ing next Sunday 'afternoon at
Salem Methodist church, begin
ning at 2 o'clock. Everybody is
cordially invited to come and~
bring your books which containi
the old-time hymns.
W. F. Chadwick, who shot
and killed Deputy Sheriff J. F:
Lindsey i the mill district of;
Greenville ast Monday, was
captured in Brevard, N. C., les
Wednesday and is now in th&
Greenville jail.
Born F

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