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.1~V T,1N1a PUBLIHED K~K[YJ, ~'FIIAL PAPitR -OF PICKENS COUNTY SJUBSCIITO RO N~DLA~PR Estalised 187.1"-Vofluh 46 PiNSs S, Cog JUNE 15, 1916 Mrs. Sarah Armathine McCord Once agai . the circle of ldve has beer roken. 1 At noon SAturday June 8 916, the, death angel visited our towr and beorq the spirit of lfrsi-A. F, M. Cord to the blessed home beyond. -Dur, ing thet last ftw years of her. earthly ite she **i.an almost constant sufferer, but -she ..was seriously ill aonly thtee weeks. All possible aid was given her, but it was all insufficient. She.bore heV suffering with a- pirit. of resignatior notoften seen. She was a devout wife, a .loving -inotlier, an affetionate grandmother and great grandmother and .p kind neighbor. At all times s)hehad the wel fare of her loved ones-ever atheart even in her last hours her thoughts were of them. Not alone in the home are we to look to find evidence, of her worth. When.opportunity offered she was ever found in the place of div'me service, ready-to- give her influence, her talent, her words- for the help of others. She was a great help in the -corpmunity kind, thoughtful and sympathetic. The sick and sorrowing fourid in -her a ready friend. She seemed to have a happy faculty for finding out when there was aorrow and need. Many a heart has been inspired with hope, many a tear dried and many a home made brighter and cheerful by her coming. She was always ready and willing to .go where she could be of help and comfort. How she was- loved and honored was attested by the large concourse tliat attended her funeral service and the beautiful I flowers that were sent in from many places. Mrs. McCord was a faithful metfrber of the Baptist church for forty years. Her place in' church and Sunday school was never vacant when she wAs able to get there. For yiahs she taught the Bible class in the Sunday school, having to resign owing to bad health. She was one of the oldest and one of the most faithful members of the Woman's Mis sionary society. Several times she was * president and vice-president of the so eiety, discharging her duties faithfully. Always ready 'and willing to do what wss necessary, and as long as she was able she was in her place at - every meeting; hence she was always busy ir its behalf. Mrs. McCord was Miss Sarah Arma thine Stansell prior to her marriage to Mr. Archie F. McCord, October 25, 186t -having celebrated their fiftieth anni versary only last year.- She was the daughter of Marshall and Elmina Wilson Stansell and was born and reared in Abbeelle county, having moved to Pick ens county after her marriage. She was the mother of six children, three boys and three girls. Essie and Willie passed away in childhood, while Henry and James L. died in youngman hood. - Two-daughters, Mrs. Mary Brown of this city and Mrs. lone Strickland of Atlanta, Ga., survive. She is also sur vived by her husband and one sister, Mrs. Fliza Jett of Atlanta, Ga. The rest of her family, one sister and five brothers, preceded her to the grave. Three brothers went to the front in the - war between the states, and many in ten'esting -thirts. she could tell of the hardships and woi-k for the soldiers. She'was jnst blooming into womanhood * at this time and married at the close of the war. * - Eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren who had entwined their .young hearts close to hers are left to -# cherish her me~nory. It is hard to say * farewell, but not for long. She is'still the mother and grandmother to the dear childrenr upon whom . she watched with great care and the companion .still to hirh who mnournsi earth's great loss, be cause life and love are stronger than death. Funeral servides were conducted from her late home Sunday afternoon by her pastor, Dr. T. M. Galphin. The pall O bearers were J. A. Allgood, E. F. Can. - trell,.T. R. O'Dell, C. E. Bush, L. W. Cartee and J. F. Crane.' The following deacons of th'e First Baptist church were honorary pall-bearers: R. T. Y. Stewart, T.-A. Gary, W. T. O'Dell, W. A. 'Watkins, J. A. Gary, E. B. Rich. ardson, Z. L. Chamblin and Mr. Reyn olds. The ladies of the Woman's Mis siona-y society attended in a body and atacted as hoorr escort..-e body Nvss ald to rest in Enon cemeter3 under a bank of floral beauty. C. H. Liberty, S. C. Enrollment Books Open - Books of enrollmernt for the Detno. oratie voters of Pickens county are no~ onen and wi~ll remain open until July 26, btvoters aeurged toenroll early. Hnvigg .your naie 4n the books tw ~et*a~o oes nlot4Rntitlep you to voe Ellison-Jameson An interesting event was the weddir of Miss Nettie Laurie Ellison to Dr. Jameson, which occurred ip Easley la gatardag Aftern6on, June 10, at 4.3 o'clock, at tie home of the bride's ps rents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Ellison, oe Bradley avenue. The home was beautifully deco.xate with sweetpeas and daisies, pink an, white being the color scheme. 1I-th hall the 'guests were received by Mrs Luther Cely and-Mrs. Fplton Robinsor - The bridal' party entered the pailor t the strains of Mendielssohn's weddinj march, played by Miss Lillian Georg of Gainesville, Ga., and' in the soft gloN of candlglight stood before the alta with a backgrdund of evergreens, whil, the- officiating minister, Rev. John D Holler, pastor of the bride, performei the ceremony,,the ring being used. Dr Jumeson had as his best man Hal W Hiott of Pickens, while Miss Bruch Ellison, the bride's -sister, was maid 0: honor.- Little Miss Addis Jameson -waj the ring-bearor. The bride was lovely in an exquisit4 dress of white duchess satin trimme( with point lace-and made entraine. Thi veil was gracefully caught about thf head and held by orange blossoms. Shi curried a beautiful shower bouquet o ,lilies of the valley. The maid of honor Miss Brucie Ellison, was 'becoming3 attired in white net and carrying pint sweetpeas. The bride's going-awa3 'suit vas a handsome one of black taf feta and blue serge combined, with al accessories to match. The popularity of this couple was at tested by the many useful and beauti ful presents they received. Immediately after the ceremony the guests were invited into the dining room, which was gracefully preside< over by Miss Jessie Bryant of Green ville and Mrs. E. W. Machen of Lau rens. Here delicous pink and whiti block cream and cake were served. The bride and groom left in an auto mobile for Greenville, where the: boarded a 6.30 northbound car to visi points on the Clinchfield & Ohio road i1 North Carolina and Tennessee for week or ten days. after which they'wi return to Easley, where they will mak their home. Dr..Jameson graduated from the At lanta College of'Medicine in 1918, an has built up a good-practiqe in'his hom town. V(rs Jamesou is one of Easley' most attractive young women, and he friends in Easley are glad that she wil continue to make her home there. Delivers Great Sermon Dr. David M. Ramsay delivered i masterful sermon in the Baptist churcl here Sunday night on "Alcohol and To bacco. " He said that both were poison and we wish that every boy in the lan< could have heard him. Liquor kills mor4 men than war. Take a young man 2( years old; if he is sober he is exl)ecte( to live to be 64 years-that is the aver age age. If he is a moderate drinkei he is expected to live to be 61 year. _old If he is a drunkard lhe is expected t< live to be 36 years. The rattlesnak< miightkill you, quicker, but liquior an< cigarettes wvill surely kill you sooner o1 later. Dr. Ramsay said'- he once usedh to bacco, but said that he quit becausd o1 the offensive odor on his clothing, in hi own home and among his peop~le. An other reason wvas that it made him ner vous and injured his health. Anothei was that he could not afford to set at example for his own boys and othei boys to follow. There is poison enougi in the paper out of which our boys mak4 make cigarettes to kill flies. There i: also poison enou.gh to kill boys also. If 'all our tobacco-using preacher onkd 'give up their tobacco and put th4 money Into the treasury of the Lordi would help greatly in paying the deb on the hc~ine and foreign mission boards Mrs, James Clement .Dead Died at her home near Pickens on th< 7th inst., Mrs. Sallie Clement, wife o Janmes Clement, after a short illness age 22 years. She leaves a husbani and two small children besides her fath er-In-law and mother-in-Jaw, JMr. eani Mrs. Camden Wyatt. Her funeral tool place at Tabor church the day follow ing her death after funeral services con ducted by Rev. D). W. Hiott. Mrs Clemient was a Miss James' before he marriage and she leaves a father, mo~th 'er and one sistei- living near Easley She -wis an industrious, kind hearte Wohitp'and had the love and esteem o her helghbo'rs. 'May God bless the be rdted ones and especially care for th helbless little chldren. .H. ia0 0teia Porten, Speunt Tubada; 6 i~ Greenville. LOCAL AND Capt. W. D. Workpan a prominent lawyer of Greenville, and George Cure ton were in Pickens o 9 leiness Mon day. Mrs. E. C. Bowie, postmistress at i Nimmons, has been quite sick recently, 3 but we are glad to state that she is now much improved. Married on last Sunday at the home y of the officiating minister,. Rev. J. M. 3 Stewart, Mr. A. J. Clark and Miss i Omie Barron, of Pickens. r Misses lnez and Mary Morris have returned from Washington, D. C., where they have been spending some time with friends and relatives. George Prince of Easley, who is well known in Pickens, graduated at Clem son college last week. There were 118 young men graduates in the class of 1916. Mrs. W. M. Melton and son, Robert, attended commencenent ..at Clemson last week,.while Prof. Melton went to the 25th anniversary of,.his class at Wofford. The county-to-county canvass by the candidates for state offices begins in Spartanburg next Tuesday, June 20th. Wednesday they are in Gieenville and Thursday they hit Pickens. Remember the date-Thursday, June 22-one week from today. Miss Cleo Attaway, state organizer for the W. C. T. U., delivered a thril ling address at the Methodist church here last Sunday afternoon on the work their society is doing in the Interest of prohibition. They are working for na tion-wide prohibition. Mr. A. J. Geary, foreman of the Toe coa (Ga.) Record, spent the week-end in Pickens with his boyhood friend, t Lewis Burtnett. It was the first meet-. ing of these "old boys" in over twenty years, and to say it was a joyous one would be expressing it mildly. Mr. and Mrs. W. Calvin Garretteame - to Pickens June 3 to spend a few days I with his, parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. , Garrett. flefore returning to their a home at Newberry, where Mr. Garrett is manager for the .Bell Telephone Co., I they attended commencement exercises at Clemson. Dr. R. S. Saunders of Mt. Airy, Ga., pastor of Concord and Cedar Rock churches in this county; was in the city this week. He is a man of fine ability and these churches are fortunate in se curing his services. John A. Horton, driving a Ford auto mobile, was in, Pickens this week shak.j ing hands with "the boys." Horton knows the needs of the people, for he was raised between the plow handles and is a successful business man. Earle Hudson of Atlanta, a freight conductor for the Southern railway, re ceived painful. hut not serious injuries l&qst Tuesday afternoon in a collision be tween his train a'nd a work train near' Beverly between Liberty and Easley. W. 0. Hester and family of Easley spent one day last wveek with his par ents, Mr'., and Mrs. M. F. Hester, in Pickens. Mr. Hester' learned the print er's trade in The Sentinel office many Iyears ago and for the pant ten or eley en years has been foreman of the Eas ley Progress office. Prof. R. T. Hallum, president of the county superintendents' conference of the state, has collected from the county' superintendents of the state'a sufficient sum to p)urchase a chest of silverware which will be presenlted to State Super bIntendent Swvearingen, who is to be married in Greenville soon. The Wonian's Christian Temperance Union will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. A. J. Boggs. The program will be in charge of Mrs. Gary Hliott. it will include interesting readings on "The Flower Mission."~ - The members areurged-to meet prompt I ly. Visitors are cordially invited. Announcement was .made atFurman . University commencement last Wednes day night that Lawrence H. Bowen, an r alumnus of Furman of the class of '13,! . had been elected assistant Instructor in mathematics for the next terih. Prof. Bowen taught the past session at Fort Lawn and two sessions In the Spartan aeademy, and has specilzei imimath ematics at the University'of- Chicago. He is another of the manyPickens .boys who have )nade good, being a son of Mr. Reece Boweg, Wh o lIves near town. -PERSONAL Prof. R. T. H allum, county superir tendent of education, will attend th equnty superintendpnts' conference an summer school at Winthrop colled next week. The many friends of Mrs. H. B. Her drix will regret to learn that she ha been quite sick for the past few dayi We hope that she will soon be restore to her usual good health. Mr. Burdine Hunt, who came her from Texas several weeks ago to vis friends, is spending some time in Picl ens and Greenville withfriende and ol acquaintances.-Seneca Journal. The Pickens township singing conver tion will meet with the Bethleher church on the fourth Sunday in thl month at 2 p. m. All singers especial ly invited to attend and bring son books. Married in Greenville last Sunday a the residence of the officiatingministei Rev. S. T. Matthews, Miss Jessie Bell Rowe to Mr. Fred Barnett. Miss Row was the popular telephone operator a Liberty. Messrs. Willie Thompson and Dic Martin left last Saturday for Detroli Michigan, where Dick goes to resum his duties in the garage of a large de partment store and where Willie goe to seek his fortune. Miss Vesta Ashmore, who has so el ficiently filled a position in the Picken high school for a number of years, ha accepted work in th.e 'school at Lee ville, S. C., of which Prof. J. W. Bal lentine is principal. There will be an old folks' singing m Concord the third Sunday in July; ala a part of the time will be given to th young people. Bring your Christia Harmonies and other song books at well-filled baskets. Everbody invite< The Methodist meeting at Easley being held under a large tent and is a tracting large crowds. Rev. Danner a strong preacher and the singing fine. B. F. Parsons of Pickens is pia; ing.the bass violin, which helps vej much. Our entire community sympathis with D. G. Moore in the death of h: beloved wife. Mr. and Mrs. Moore )i ed here for several years and wer much loved by our people. Mrs. Tyle Moore, the mother of Mrs. D. G. Moor and Mr. Moore's sister, Mrs. Jame Gantt, are residents of our town. Rev. John C. Bailey, of Liberty, an, who is also pastor of the Pickens Pres byterian church, preached the bacca , "reate sermon to the members of th, 4,raduating class of the Citadel at thi second Presbyterian church in Charles ton last Sunday. Mr. Bailey is a grad uate of the Citadel in the clsss of 1890 It is the custom of the Citadel to hav the baccalaureate sermon preached b' ministers who are graduates of the iri stitution. Trhe Pickens Chapter, UI. D). C., hell a most interesting meeting at the hos pitable home of Miss Nell Grandy las Friday afternoon. Miss Emma Here was present and read her admirabli essay which won the beautiful nmeda given by this chapter. Delightful re freshments were served after the busi ness of the meeting wvas over. Th< Pickens Daughters are proud of thei work and welt they may be, for it rank with the best isn th.: state. Mrs. J..L. Valley was hostess Wed nesday afternoon at a miscellaneou shower in honor of Miss Mary Lewis whose marriage to Mr. Samuel Blryal Craig takes place today. In a "flori wecddmug" contest Miss Alberta Yongu was awarded the prize, a box of beaut iful correspondence cards. Then Aam the feature of the afternoon, when ih bride-elect was invited into onte corne of the spacious porch where little Misse Margaret Valley anel Virginia Lewi showered the honor-guest with man pretty and useful articles. A temptin ice course was served by Misses Eli Lewis and Florence Stewart. A charming social event of the pat *week was the sur~prise kitchen showt given last Saturday morning to Mit Mary Lewis by the members 'of he Sunday school class, at the home of Mrs J. T. Partridge. Each mhember of th class was requested to write their fa' orite receipt in a book which was pr< sented to the bride-to-be. A delightfr social hour was spent, after which d< licious refrestynents 'were served b Mrs. Partridge-and Miss Finley. The Master FranK Partridge surprised th bride-to-be by RIeeentig her with wagonloadof kitchen utensils of a kid. ri dnat pan to rolling pn.. Death of Mrs. Charlotte Anthony Died at her home in the city of Green ville on the 6th Inst., Mrs. Charlotte Burdine Anthony. Her body was brought , to her old home church at Griffin and d buried the day following her death af ter funeral services conducted by Rei. 0 D. W. Hiott. Mrs. Anthony was buri ed on her 68th birthday. She had been k. in bed for about fifteen months, suffer ing intensely most of the time. At the , time of her death she was a member d of the Pendleton Street Baptist church. She leaves six children and many rel atives to weep for her. The sons are: e William, Robert B., and John, all of t this county, and her daughters are, Mrs. E. F. Keith, of this county, and Misses d Addie and Ida, of Greenville. Mrs. Anthony was an aunt of Mrs. W. B. Freeman and Mrs. John Roper of Pick ens. The Choir from Pickens consisting of: Rev. L. E. Wiggins, Miss Eleanor Knight, Miss Mildred Cox, Miss Flor 9 ence Bowen and Miss Nellie Grandy furnished beautiful and appropriate t music. We offer our sincerest sympathy to e the bereaved relatives. e t Pumpkintown "Deadhead" Stuff k What has become of the man who, not so long ago used to ask: ,"When do you suppose it will rain?" We are still stuck in the grass, and, if we fall short on our English, "don't fault us, we are writing this at red-hot speed. Easley Hendrix, who has been at i Rosman, N. C., for some time, spent a s few days visiting [relatives here last - week. He didn't tell us anything much about the Tar Heel State, and we are of the opinion that he hasn't got any tar on his heel yet. 0 We were pleasantly surprised to find e Hal Hiott, brother of The Sentinel ed *n Itor, at Oolenoy Sunday of last week. d At first, ye scribe thought he was face . to face with a real, live editor, and be ing a book lover and having always liv s ed in a part of the country where edit ors are scarce, ye scribe was the vic is tim of a mixture of emotions, delight, as timidity and curiosity. Anyway, nov Y- that we've seen an editor's brother, .y we re going to see a real editor soon if .we have to walk to Pickens, hunt up Hal and get him to show us Gary. is Well, here's another one from J. C. r- Some christians met one Sunday e All day long to preach and sing, But oh! some "tough" had ajug of stuff Which he decided to bring. e The people brought their dinner out 8 And spread it on the ground, But crooks were there who curse and swear, I With liquor all around! Grand Jury Presentment To His Honor, T. J. Mauldin. Presiding Judge: We, the grand jury, beg leave to make this final presentment for this L term of court: y 1irst-We have passed on all bills -hanped us by the solicitor and have ren dered such verdicts as the evidence in our opinion justified. Second-The committee of our body -visited the poor farm and found the af fairs generally in good condition. The farm is in excellent condition and the premises are all clean and sanitary and the inmates are apparently wvell cared for. However, we recommend that the sup~ervisor cell the second story of the main building before next winter, and that the steward keep a recordi of the inmates showing those who enter and those dlischalrged. -Tlh i rd -The committee visited the Scounty jail and found it in excellent condition. S Fourth--The committee appointedl to linsp~ect the ebaingang found things in Sfaily good condition, excep some minor affairs, which have been reported to the oFif th -The rural policemen have made rtheir report and we find the same to be Ssatisfactory and attach said report Shereto. ~,Having discharged our full dluties as best we see, we beg to be excused from Sfurther attendlance at this term of court. Respect fully submitted, U. H. IENIC(KS, Foreman. Court Adjourns las t of general sessions adjourned las Wednesday morning after being in session a little more than two, days. Only one case was tried other than was lreportedl last week, that of the State .vs R. M, Baker charged with forgery. After being out about two hours the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Solcitr onham stated that he had mnyoenore term of court to attend aPckns as solicitor,-. Grogan-Bruce We take the following acedo~ii zQ t1'h Grogan-Bruce wedding from tfh W"A e ton (GA.) Star. This was'an e of unual interest because of the p nonce and popularity of the contramting parties. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce' AM in Pickens Monday and are .at pr4 - making their home with Mr. Bru6'c4 parents: An event of interest to a large circle offriends and relatlives was the marriage of Miss May Starke Grogah to Mr. Ha good Bruce of Pickena, 48. C.', which% took place Tuesday afternoon at.6.80 o'clock at the home of the bride's pa rents. The lower floor of the house -was thrown together for the occasion and decorated with ferns, hydrangeas and quantities of cut flowers. The bridal party stood before an imprisoned altar of ferns and hydrangeas benpath an archway in the Npacious hall. The trellis work of the arch was wreathed in ferns, smilgx and white cut flowers, and suspended from it by streamers of white tulle were French baskets of pink sweetpeas. The wedding party ap proached the altar along- an aisle out lined by ropes of tulle and smilax to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Mrs. H. P. Hunter, with violin obligato by Miss Maude Oliver, which changed to the music of "Love's Greetings" during the cere miony. The bride was given in marriage. by her father, Judge George C. Grogan, Rev. S. A. Harris reading the impies sive service. The bride was lovely in her wedding gown of white crepe de chine, fashioned short length and made with bands of white taffeta. Her veil of tulle was adjusted with a wreath of orange blos soms and her only ornamerit was an antiqe brooch, the gift. of her aunt... The flowers were a shower bouquet of bride's and valley lillies. The maid of honor, Miss Kathleen Grogan, wore a graceful gown of white net and pink taffeta and carried pink roses. The bridesmaid, Miss Frances. Bruce, wore a quaint gown of white or gandie made with a full skirt and short bodice and carried an armful of pink roses. The groom entered with his brother, Mr. Sidney Bruce. - An informal reception followed the.. ceremony. Punch was served by Miss Minnie Cohen, Miss Mildred Payne, Miss Marion Reeves and M iss Thelma Wright, all of whom wore attractive lingerie gowns. The punch bowl was banked IA pink and white sweetpeas and ice esakes. were also in pink -and whi.te. The bride's mother was handsome hi black crepe de chine and the groom's mother, Mrs. J. McDuflie Bruee, of Pickens, S. C., wore a beautiful toilet in black satin. Mr. and Mrs. Brice left on the north bound vestibule for North Carolina, where they will continue 'the wedding trip by automobile. The bride's trav eling gnwn was a tailored suit of grey worn with a hat and accessories f the same color. The young couple will make their home in Pickens, S. C., where the groom has an enviable lle in the business world. .Mrs. Bruce Wil be greatly missed in Elberton society of which she is one of the briitest members and where her- beauty and charm have endeared her to a host of friends. Among the out of town guests pres ent at the ceremo'ny were Mr. arid Mrs. ,J. McDuflle Bruce, Miss Frances Bruce, Mr. Sidney Bruce, Mrs. rCarry Thorn.. Icy, Miss Emily Thornley, Mir. and Mrs. Bruce Hagood, and Mrs. T. J. Madildin of Pickens, S. C., Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grogan of Bell, Ga., Mrs. Gertrude M'atthews, of Easley, S. C., Mrs. James ? ibble, Mr. James Tribble,' Jr., and Mrs. Harry Geisberg. of Anderson, S., C., Mrs. Willard M. Gregory, of Atlan ta, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Hill, Mr. Wel born. Hill and .Mrs. Mary S.. Hill, of Tignall, Mr. and Mrs. H1. D. Jordan, Mrs. Joseph Jones, Henry and Roy Jones, of Rich Springs, S, C., Mr. and Mrs. George C. Grogan, .Jr., of Okla homa City, Miss Sara Goolsby and Mr. Joe Stevens, of Carlton, Miss Ethel Worsham of Covington. Death of Miss Mona Hill. Sunday morning, June 4, Miss Mona Hill of the Dacuaville section, wa~ found dead in bed. She seemed .in perfect health the day before, so her suddert death was wholly imexpected. Miss Hill was about 40 years of age, a dauglitei'. of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hill. Her father miothe1 and several brothers ai sigtets survive her. She was a devoted Chris tian lady, having been a member of the ~ Cross Roads Baptist church. The ihtioi ment took plaoe at the Cross 'U9ads burial ground ont Moniday, Rev. D)W prepching the fitherti sManon. - .