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. Eatablished 18711-Volume 47 I'ICKEiNS, S. C., F'EBRIUARY 14, 1918 Nbr4
Regulating Sale of Flour
'The United States Food Administrator C
has made the following rulings concern- roa
in selling flour with substitutes: the
No merchant is permitted to sell more If t
than 100 pounds of flour to a family, like
and In order to get this amount the a g.
family must reside in a rural district of F
the county and must present to the .wee
merchant a certificate of his miller, him
stating that he has had 100 pounds of
corn meal ground at his mill. The mer- .
chant will file this certificate and at the vls
end of each ;month mail all of the cer- nog
tificates to my office at Pickens, S. C. N
Merchants must not sell over fifty and
pounds of flour to the people living in wee
towns and must sell an equal amount of The
substitutes with.the sale. wee
Sugar may be sold to people living in D
the rural 'iistricts in ten pound lots, to E
People in owns are only allowed five pati
Merchants are called upon to report wee
all customers who buy of them fifty or
one hundred pounds of flour, if this
same customer goes to some other mer- vac
chant and secures more. E
I have appointed the following mem- cent
bersof the United States Food Advisory for
Board for Pickens county: J. F. Wil- wif<
hams, Cateechee; T. H. Allen, Pickens; M
B. Lewis, Easley; Norman B. Williams, this
Dacusville; W. B. Glenn, Liberty; C. C. R
Burroughs, Norris; H. E. Seaborn, Cen- sold
tral; John Smith, Calhoun; D. C. Mann,
Pickens R. F. D. 2; S. B. Edens, Pick- od
ens-H. F. D. 4. old
The above gentlemen will give you aw
such information as you will need con- La
cerning the orders of the administra- o
1 call upon all ministers, school teach- M
ers, and women and merchants of Pick- wee
ens county to assist me in carrying out M
this work as laid down by our govern- Chih
ment. SAM B. CRAIG, D
Food Administrator for Pickens Co- lr
Corn Millers, Attention exce
All persons owning or operating corn
mills in Pickens county should at once oir
send me their names and addresses so ir.
that I may promptly supply them with plac
necessary . certificates to fill out and H
give customers who have corn ground. "gr
SAM B. CRAIG, Pickens, wea
Co. Food Administrator.
Does This Affect You? Mia
If you are unmarried and your income She
is $1,000 or more a year, or if you are
married and your income is $2,000 or Wh<
more a year, you should make income
tax returns. The followiug letter, which in ti
ita self-explanatory, may interest you: Wh,
EDITOR THE SENTJNEL:-Please an
nounce in your 'mnst valuable paper, In r
that 1 will be in Pickens on Thursday
and Friday, the 14th and 15th instant, Wh
for the purpoae of assisting in taking
Please impress on the people that it *"
is very important that these returns be
made, and if a man is uncertain as to
whether he is taxable or not, he had
better see me when I amn there, as this
will very likely be the last opportunity
for consultation and assistance in mak
ing the returns.
After the time expires for the miak
ing of returns, the government will in
vestigate the incomes of citizens fail
ing to niake returns, and in ease they
are found liable to tax, there will be a
heavy tine, besides a large additional
tax to be paid
The government has many ways, un
known to the averae citizen, of finding
lout the income of people, and those
who fail or refuse to make returns will
Yours very truly,
4. H. .JONEs,
Income Tax Inspector.
Announcing for Office
Hon. Wyatt Azken has definitely ian
Snounced that he will run for congress
against Congressman Dominick this
Hion. .John G. Richards, member of
the state railroad commission, has an
iieunced that he will run for governeor
this year. He has made the race sev
eral times before.
* RED CROSS NOTES
The rooms of the Pickens Red Cro'ss
will be open Tuesday aud Thursday afi
ternoons of each week from 3 to &
o'clock and dur ing these hours1 the laid ie
will work on surgical dressings. Mrs.
H-agood Bruce, supervisor of suricpal
dressings, will be on hand each at ter
forn to supervise the worik.wudlk
age loa hpe a hpeof 360 surgical dressings to head
frthe male members to furnish some
wood for a small heater in their wvor-k
Miss Kate Pickens was absent from11
* school last Wedlnesday on account of
Clarence Howen of the senior classi
was in Easley one (lay last week on
Mr. McLauren Major of Piedmont
and Miss Grace Porter of Pickens, were.
visitors at thleD meeting of the Society
last Friday afternoon.
The school has made all thle necessary
arrangements for thle pubillish~ng of ai.
a hool p7aper entitled, "The Eagle,''
which will he plublished for thle fiv~e comn
M as Mary M ajor- was a we'h-oime' v is.
hief Pace put the 'drag" to t
Is and streets here last week a
result is they are much improve
;he chief would look after the ros
he does the streets he would mal
od county supervisor.
B. Morgan has been very sick ti
k.. His many friends hope to a
on the streets again in a few day
ayor J. H. Ramseur and his fami
ted F. B. Morgan last Sunday aft<
esars. Reece Long, W. F. Pinsc
S. R. Kelley -gent to Tennessee la
k to purchase a car load of hog
look for them the first of t
r. L. G. Clayton made a flying tr
partanburg last week, carrying
ent to Steedly hospital.
E. Lawrence moved one day la
k to his farm below here.
'. E. Hyde has moved into the hou
ited by I). E. Lawrence.
lijah Carson joined the navy r
ly. Mr Carson is to be commende
us patriotism for he leaves a your
r. Monroe Martin is very sick
M. Martin, one of Pickens' o
ers, is on the sick list.
r. William Lawrence. one of ti
st citizens of this community. pass<
y last week and was laid to rest z
'rence Chapel last Sunday. T
owing ones have the sympathy <
r many friends.
rs. .J. H. Pace is on the sick list th
r. Alonzo Pace visited his brothe
f Pace last Sunday.
r. Eugene Pendleton filled his reg
appointment at the First Bapti
ch here last Sunday, praaching tv
:llent sermons. )r. Pendleton is
r. Earle Seaborn will soon be a
te(l food administrator for Centra
Seaborn is an ideal man for th
ad you ever thought seriously abol
ound hog day?" Anyway th
ther is fine.
entral Visitors in Columbia
Stacey Shirley with her mother
been to Columbia to see her brothe
was also accompanied by Helen, h
> thinks the Sammies a beautif
ie same party was Miss Bessie Gain
) reports a good time in spite of t
caking their report of Camp Jac
son, the "Show Land,"
> else could they tell but Miss Vi
- 5 e
kend s ve
atfth Schooml Adrum on rd ayngh tih
S A use more corn
illuse mor arsz & beans
r neee bys enough
t ea cause offreedoni
U.S. FOOL) AMN ISTRATION
rs t Central, Friday, Feb. 15thr,
The Furman Glee Club ill give an entertainment O
at the School Auditorium on Friday night at eight
e o'clock, for the benefit of the Red Cross.
k- EVERYBODY CORDIALLY INVITED
u Ae aPatric
f odrog , Torn
a1 _nmtie car .n lao horagc Delay isd
Grand and Petit Jurors
Following is a list of the petit juroi
drawn to serve at the next term of.tb
court of general sessions and comma
pleas which will convene at Pickene o
Monday, February 25, 1918, with Judg
John S. Wilson presiding:
W T Earle W Anderson Loope
D H Kennemur R M Holding
W E Stephens J F Williams
H C Howard H D Lathem
Junius C Smith 1) '1' Golightly
W W Seaborn J H Massengale
W F Evatt W Van Freeman
A C Putnam .James Winchester
T T Barton .1 E M Steele
II G Fowler R M Holden
.J N Ligon D C Mann
J Frank Gilstrap C M Gravley
C J Ellison Waddy Thomas
R L Henderson John 11 Boroughs
C L Ragsdale R L Perry
C M Mauldin .J Edd Looper
A .J Rampey J L Thornley
T T Ligon W M Ballentine
GRAND Junons FoR 1918
Geo V Bowers W H Chastain
'I' A Gary .1 L Murphree
S Wyatt O'Dell James A Robinsor
('he above six hold over from 1917)
Rt M llill A B Adkins
V V Robinson Leigh Hunt
.Jas A llunnieutt E C McWhorter
1) E' Garrett Frank McFall
B '' McDaniel .1 larvey Chapman
iR ( Gaines T NI Ariail
Honor Roll Martin Graded School
Second Grade --Lizzie Kelley and 11er
Sixth Grade-Pauline Durham.
Seventh Grade-Lola rampey, Vedi
Lewis and Delois Cauley.
Eighth Grade-- Reba Parrott.
Ninth Grade-Floyd Durham.
Miss Pearl Murphee, Principal; Misse
Gertie and Sadie Neally, assistants.
Honor Roll Pickens Mill Schoo
First Grade--Helen Porter, Mari
Whitmire, Frank Holder, Junior Bri
zeale, Homer Gilstrap, Mansel Dodgin;
Broadus Holder, Charlie Rodgers, Elvi
Second Grade--Frank Gilland, Shirle
McNeely, Crawford McNeely, Fay Ai
ama, Margaret Reese, Myrtle McKinn
Third Grade---Bessie Whitmire, 0
Fourth Grade--Paul McKinna, Payt
Powell. Aaron Gilstrap, Gertrude Ba
. rett, Edna Powell.
Fifth Grade-Ruth Clark, Cleo
Jewell, Leander Holder.
Sixth Grade--Ethel Adams, Tally
Hendrix, Winnie Clark, Mira Reese.
'E, N. C.
Oolenoy News Letter
s S. B. Edens ailtnded Federal court
e at Greenwood :a' a grand juryman last a
W. T., Jr., and llelen Batson, of
e Marietta, are spending the week with
their grandparents, I on. and Mrs. M.
r Hendricks, while their mother is at the
Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore.
Mies Ella McClanahan, of Liberty, is
filling the unexpired term of Miss Jay
in the Intermediate grades of the school
here. Mrs. C: W. Smith has charge of
the primary department during the ab
sence of Miss Olive Williams, the regu
lar teacher, who is ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Manon Roper spent the
week-end with the latter's parents,
Mr. and Mrs L. A. Roper.
Foster Ferguson and Ellie, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Freeman of the
)acusville section, were happily mar
ried last fourth Sunday. Many friends
are offering congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Rigdon of Easlev
spent several days of last week with
their daughter, Mrs. .Joe Stansell.
From Pickens Route 2
Miss Ollie l)urhan is now teaching
school at Little Six Mile No. 2.
Ansel Waldrop has returued home
from the navy, having received an hon
orable discharge on account of physical
disability. His many friends are glad
to have him back.
Miss Bertie Jones has returned to her
home near Central from Six Mile school.
Miss Ida Roper is visiting her brother
near Camp Creek.
Mrs. Arthur Garrettvisited Mrs. Win
chester last week.
M r. and Mrs. llarbin visited relatives
at E0asley last week.
Mrs. W. A. Green spent awhile with
Mrs. V. L. Pressly last week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Pressly visited
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Pressly at Central
e Mrs. M. I.. Roper of Central is visit
ing Mrs. Carrie Roper.
r Miss Maggie Anderson and Rev. 1:.
L. Holroyd were married at the home
la of the bride's parents in Easley last
Wednesday, February 6, Rev. R. E.
n Turnipsee' and Rev. L. E. Wiggins of
r- iciating. The bride is a popular daugh
ter of Mlr. and Mrs. W. M. Anderson.
The bridegroom is pastor of the Easley
e Methodist church and a young minister
of much promise. After the ceremony
Y the happy couple left on a bridal tour,
the destination of. which was not made
Miss Fannie Lathem of Easlev, and
Mr. Arthur Riamseur of Gree'nville,
were nuu-ried in St.. Petersburg, Fla.,last
Saturday. The bride is one of the most
popular young ladies of this county, and
with hear mother, has been spending the
winter in Florida. Mr. tamsenir is a
member of the tirm of l~aumseur-. McA fee
(o. of Creenville.
Paying Taxes Promptly
Taxes ii, Pickens county are being
paid more promptly this year t han c vLr
Ie fore. lip to Fewuary 1, 191 H, the
county treasurer had collected $146, -
730.93; utp to February 1, 1917, he had
collected $113,168.92; upi to February
1, 19163, he had collected $117,2 16.00; up
to lPehruary 1, 1916, he had collectedl
$80,95O650. There remains; abou t $15,000
yet to be collected biefor-e thet tax boo0kM
clos;e. Seven per- cent penadlty will be
adlded to al.l taxes not pacid before March
1st. and tax books cl)se NIarch 1 5thI.
Good Negro Woman
Tlhese lines are dedicated to the mem)
ory of Mary l'. Mansell, wife of Frank
Mansel, colored, who died at her home
ncear D~aeusville on D~ecemiberi 19. 1917.
"A unt Mary," as she wvas called by
those who knew her best, had been in
failing healt)h for several mnonthsc, and
was confined to her bed for some" time
before her death. She belonged toi a
type that is fast passing away - the ani
te-helium negro-anid she showved in all
her- walks of life that she had bee.n well
r'eired and tra inted. Th'le w hi'. people
olf th -entire community wv..all her
f riends, and duing her Ilingein~g illnelss
they never forgot to call regularly and
inqmre after- her conditioni, or 'ifora to
lend au helping hand if needed.
She and her husband, by their energy
and thrift, had acquired a good far~m and~
wer-e S) aniaplec of thrifIt worth fol --
lowving -always makinjg at spulendid liv
ing andl having somethiung ito5 sare to
sell the year round~t.
Thitermen'it was tS ithIe -hoal C reek
CemtetLry, ini the presence of mnany, bothc
whi t. and black, who assembled to at
tend t~he last sadi ites over one who had
tie respect of aull who knew her.
)N ; Wiie KNI-:w I lrl:i.
Mrs. Emily Williams
Mrs. Iwily Williams, wife of Jier-.
WVilliamns, died Sunday aifternoonm. Febl.
ru ary :!l, a fter an illniess of several
week at the irn o bet. clweenc I.i herty'
IShe wac ac im-mo r of I oithl's Grovex
curchi :ami I'r bod I An: lauid to rest ini
lhe ce~ mter at. tt I: laee Moniday a
ton noth fourn' wrier by Rev.
I). W\ Ili.t? She N eurvived by hier
lirownvm, ai' > onei sister, AMrs. Mlar. limi
ton. amnd at brother. Elihui Smith;,