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'T THOFFICIL PERil 1 PICK EN S SENTINEL SUDSCRIPIIONARICE Established 1871-Volume C N PICKENS, C, Y triotic As Anybody We publish elsewhere in this'issue some resolutions passed on the 21st in stant by a meeting of citizens at Cedar Rock school house, three miles north of this city. The Progress has known for some time that there was a dissatisfied element in that'hection of the county dissatisfied with aty and everything that is done by the present ruling pow era both in the state and nation. Wat sonism seems to have full sway with a small coterie around Cedar Rock. Their resolutions will have no further effect than to point out to officers of the law a place to keep gvigilant eye on during the time of nat&Idal peril. The above paragraph appeared in the Easley Progress of July 25. At a mass * , meeting at Cedar Rock on Saturday, July 28, the following reply to the above article was adopted: We, the citizens of Cedar Rock and adjoining communities, desire to place the seal of disapproval on an article published in the Easley Progress of the 25th inst., said article being absolutely fal so far as referring to our lawless ness and disregard for the law. As set forth in the resolutions that appeared in the Progress of same date, we consider that we are as loyal and patriotic as any body of citi'ena, our loyalty and patriotism being for the law of the land as embodied in the Consti tution, which we consider to be the basis of all law. We are not disposed to voluntarily surrender our respect of Athe law to the Progress or to any man . or set of men. Furthermore, we invite the officers of the law to "keep a vigi lant eye" on us; not only oflicers, but anyone else. We fear no molestation at the hands of the oflicers of the law so long as they themselves obey the law which they are sworn to do. In regard to the insinuation that we were possessed with Watsonism, we desire . to say that we hardly expected such a tribute from such a high source of authority. We are proud to be the accused followers of a man who was instrumental in instituting such a sys tem as the ritral free delivery and an 4 advocate of rural credits, as also the parcel post, and. who is the author of a History of France. which has been adopted in that country to the exclusion of works by their own authors as a national text-book in the public schools. So if this great government of ours is defending Watsonism in France, shall we not be allowed to do the same thing around Cedar Rock? A. W. SINGLETON, L. C. G1LSTRAP W. E. BowEN, Committee. Stansell-Porter Married, by J. B. Newberry, P..J., at his residence, August 5, .James . Porter and Miss Estella Stansell, both of Easley route 6. JBe an Exhorter It's ot eough thatyou. --...T.. ADE... IN..T.. WN. . /e YORNE. BO o oe likeise America. 4 ITradotenoghtHome yo Griffin-Hollis Last Wednesday afternoon, August 1, promptly at 1 o'clock, Miss Emily Griffin of Pickens became the wife of Mr. Jackson Glenn Hollis of Columbia. Only the family and a few intimate friends were present. Rev. D.W.Hiott of Easley officiated, using the beautiful ring ceremony. The bridal couple en tered from the reception hall when the strains of the wedding march, played by Miss Meda Boggs with Mr. Oliver Boggs as violin accompanist, pealed forth. The simplicity of the decorations made the scene one of rare beauty. Green foliage, ferns and sunflowers being used most effectively and grace fully, and forming a beautiful back ground before which the couple stood. Quantities of sunflowers were also used for decorating the "nook," from which Miss Mae Griffin, sister of the bride, served punch and wafers. The bride wore a lovely traveling suit of midnight blue taffeta with har monizingaccessofies. Her huge boquet was of perfectly beautiful brde's roses, tied with tulle. The bride is the accomplished daugh ter of Mr. an'd Mrs. W. T. Griffin of Pickens and numbers her friends by her acquaintances. She taught school last year at Norris, where she met Mr. Hollis, who holds a responsible position in connection with the double tracking of the Southern railroad. They left immediately after the ceremony for a ten days' stay in Washington and other northern cities, after which they will be at home to their friends in Easlev. Pace-McNeely . Larried, at C.(. residence of Mr. Frank Pace on Julv :2, Miss Letha Pace and Mr. Roy McNeely, both of Pickons Mill village. A fter the marriage the bride and bridegroom and guests were ushered into the dining-room, where the table was laden with many good things which hisigood lady knows how to fix, and even if a man is not hungry he will get hungry to see what she had prepared there. The ceremony was performed by M. F. Hester, N. P., in his usual way. x Fine Peaches A. M. Simmons, a good citizen and planter of near Pickens, presented The Sentinel last week with a dozen of the largest and finest flavored Elberta peaches it has been our good fortune to sample. One would not think such fine peaches could be grown in Pickens county, but it only shows what can be done by trying. Asked how he man aged to raise them, Mr. Simmons said: "I first prune the tree according to the Clemson College plan, and then about the fii'st of February I take off all buds except. those I wish to make fruit, tak ing care not to leave too many buds to the tree. I have tried this plan on three varieties- Elberta, Carmen an l Heath Cling-and it has proven suteessful. Many people have been to my orchard to see the fruit and examine it for themselves and they all say it is the finest they hav ever seen." The peaches mentioned above were the finest wve had seen until Mrs. R. L. Henderson. wife of our mail carrier on route 5, sent us some of the same va riety andl just about the same size. You could not tell themi apart. No finer fruit could be foundl anywhere and we are beginning to think that Pickens ought to be a friuit-raising county. We are uinder muany oblignitions to these friends for their remembranaes. Weare also indlebted to Tom E. Porter for some line pleaches of the Carmen variety, birought us'since the above was putt in type. Draft System Approved At a citizens' mass meeting held in Easley last week the following resolu tions were adlopted: "Whereas, It is being published to the world that the people of Pickens count'y were not in sympathy with the government of the United States in the method it has adopted to raise an army, viz: 'The Selective Draft;' be it "Resolved, That we, the citizens of said county, in mass meeting assembled, do most heartily approve of the 'Select ive Draft' system and all other plans and arrangements our government is making to resist her enemies, and we further denounce as unpatriotic any move that is being made by any citizens of theicounty meant to in any way ham per or obstruct said plans.'' Family Reunion T1here will be a family reunion at the old Porter place, four miles above Pick ens, Monday, August 20. All relatives of the late 1B. S. Porter and friends of the family are cordially invited to be present. . S. PO n-I ++ " ENI *f .r. V4 WANTS " .THE., We want every good citizen of Pckens County to be a sub scriber to The Sentinel. "' If you have anything to sell, :: advertise it in The Sentinel--- $ th3otwdl edppri Pikn3ony Weasown t oth o prnig fo hs4wolk4 god ritig Wewr3adtopes u cutmrsadtr4ogieec onENTamIsuaELcor teous teatment Wewil.ppeiae ou3pt Picen, S3C Phne2 Pickens County Boy 'Likes U. S. Army Editor Pickens Sentinel: It was early in May when I decided to discard my overalls for the khaki of Uncle Sam's soldiers and I took a trip to Greenville, where I took my exami nation. I had no trouble in passing the somewhat rigid examination and was given three meals provisions and some change for coffee. I was then put on a train bound for Ft. Scriven, Ga., and after a continuous ride of 24 hours I and my live companions arrived at our destination. We were assigned to tents and given a recruit kit and two blank ets. My mess kit consisted of a tin pan (the lid of which is used as a sau cer), a tin cup, knife and fork. A few hours later we were marched to the hospital, where we received a thorough examination, after passing which I was confident of living to be a hundred years old. Every scratch on my body was noted and listed, my finger prints taken and finally we were vaccinated and in oculated. This concluded my first day. and with a sore arm ad1(1 weaLry body 1 made my way to my tent. It seemed I had just fallen asleep when the bugle sounded reville at 5 a. i m., and more asleep than awake 1 stepped out and formed in line, where 1 was curtly told to throw back my shoul ders and assume the position of a sol dier. I stayed at Ft. Scriven for four weeks and found that army life was far superior to farming. Then one day a list of names was posted on the bulletin hoard of recruits assigned to the Sixth infantry at ('hick amauga Park, Ga.. and there was my name heading the S's. We left Fort Sev'iven .I une I and after another monot otious train ride arrived at (Chat tanooga. 'T'enn., where I was quartered with the rest of the boy; in a hotel. We stayed there three days and then I pu t us on the cars for the fort. We finally reached the park and found a very pretty place. We were given quarters, assigned to companies and with pride 1 realized I was at last a full-fledged soldier of the U. S. We will be stationed here until we leave for France, and may all the good people of Pickens county never know the privations of war and may they think of their sons who have vol unteered to do or die for the U.S.A. Forever a loyal devotee of Pickeno county, I am Yours truly, WILLIAM A. STANSELL, Private 6th U. S. Infantry, Fort Ogle thorpe, Chickamauga Park, Ga. Baseball Challenge The Glenwood 'second nine'' issues a challenge to any other second nine in the county to play a game of baseball. The Glenwood team defeated the Con estee team last. Saturday by a score of 10 to l, and will piy Piedmont at Easley next Saturday. Any team wishing to accept this challenge may get more in formation by calling telephone No. 75 at Easley. .r. Marred in Texas Of interest to many relatives and friends of the bride in Pickens county will he the announcemQnent of the mar riage of Miss May llendIricks to Mr. Esker Robinson 'of Hlere ford, Texas, the event taking place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and M rs. Noah R. I fendricks, in Sherman, Tlexas. Mrs. I lendricks is a grainddaughter. of Mr. an M1( Ilrs. J1. 1". 1Io'nndrick s of I ,iherty, is a graduate ofi severalI schools and a suc cessful music instructor. ' Lfer husbmandl is a successful eat tle man. The wed ding was a borillian t affair and the Sher man paper gives a column of space to description. Noah R. H endricks left Pickens county many years ago for Tfexas andl is now saidl to be wor-th mlor'e than a quarter of a million dIollar.. Old Soldiers, Notice! Notice 'Confederate soldiers of Pick ens county, S. C.: You are requested to meet at your place of election in your township, on Saturday, the 18th inst., and elect by ballot an ex-Confed erate soldier or sailor, not a holder' of nor an applicant for a pension to rep-. resent the veterans of said township at Pickens court house on the first Monday of September, 1917, to elect a pension board for saidI county for one year. H. C. ,IOHNSON, Chairman Pension Hoard Pickens ('o -Pickens Produce Market (Corrected Weekly by lolger, Thinrfl(y A1 Co.) Corn, bushel.. . $2.00 H ams, pound_-..------ 27 Eggs, dozen. .2-- --5 Butter, lpound .-..25 Hens, pound.------.--12 Fryers, p)ound..........20 Honey, poundl...-.... ...5I Cotton, pound - .2 Piedmont Associa tion Held at Easley The Piedmont Baptist association met with the first Baptist church at Easley, Thursday, August 2, and closed August 3. TJe meeting was well attended. Rev. D. Weston Hliott, who was the first moderator when the association was organized at Easley 38 years ago, was elected moderator at this meeting. H. D. Singleton was re-elected clerk and L. L. Smith was- re-elected assist ant clerk and treasurer. Many promi nent speakers from other associations were uresent and addressed the associ tion. Bonds Sold The Pickens county road bonds were sold last week to Breed, Elliott & liar rison of Cincinnati, at par and a pre mium of $675. The bonds will draw five per cent, interest. The entire amount of money will be turned over to the county highway commission as soon as all details are finished. This is the second time the bonds have been sold, a second sale being necessary because the bonds were not legally advertised the first time. The highway commission considers the second sale more success ful than the first. Corbin-Davis Married, at the residence of MI. F. hlester, Sunday, A ugust 5, 1917, Mr. W. \V. Davis to Miss Mosora ('orbin, both of near the \V. M. lagood place. Mr. Davis is a nephew of Ed Davis, who is manager of the W. M. Ilagood place. A fter the ceremony the bride and bridegroom and guests were invited to Mi. Davis' home, where a nice re mast was awaiting them. i F. I lester, N. P., plerformed the cerenony. Bessie Patterson lessie, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waddy Paterson, died at her home at the Easley Millage July 29 and was buried the next day at Mountain Grove church. 13essie was fifteen years and one month old-and was a bright and in telligent child, loved by all who knew her. She joined the Baptist church shortly before she was taken sick, but was never baptized. She said, however, that she was ready to go and that where she was going the streets were of pure gold. The heartbroken parents have the sympathy of all. May God comfort and bless them. ONa WHo KNEW HiEa, A 'Mixed Up Affair To the writer of Go to Chu ch: Am sorry you didn't understand my ques tions. I told you your artic I s were good and I asked the questions expect ing the third party to answer them. Of course I don't object to you answering them if you want to, Iut I am still waitiing for the answers, and I don't think you boys need to be timid about casting your pearls before swine, for I think swine is worti juAt about as much as pearls during these war titr.es. One goodl old Hiaptis t preacher said I had hui-rti myself writing that letter to the public jo. I f the mnedicine is hitter, just swallow it dlown; you are one of the boys I was talking to If the editor 'ontities to publish my let ters I will show. sonme misled jpeop.'e thle difference betw.een p~reachingt the. J(ospel and the radli tions ofI men. I . W. NATIONs. *Town CharaCters - THIS IS AN ENIGMATIST Well, and Whom have we ,here? Why, this is an E'nlgmatlst. He looks' like an Ordi nary Man, acts like ani Ordfinary Man and talks like an 'Or difnary Man, but he Ain't no OrdinaryI Man, take it from Us. An Enigmatist is a Man Who can~ aft'ord an Atitomo bile and hasn't kqt one.