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t 0 SA NEWSPAPER WITH ACONSCIENCE p l * VP' rv 'VOLMI~ 2-NMBER31. ICKNS. . C THURSDAY, NOVEMBJER 30, 1922.SUJCITO,1.0AYA Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Clayton were visitors in Pickens last week. Mr. Jim Coble of Greenville visi ted friends in Pickens last Sunday. Mrs. E. E. Morris and Mrs. J. P. Carey, Jr., spent last Tuesday in Greenville. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. G. McDaniel * announce the birth of a daughter ao November 21st. Miss Annie Boggs and Miss Rosa Paine of Liberty visited in Pickens last week. Mr. and Mrs. Guy McFall and Mrs. W. F. Mauldin spent Wednesday in Greenville. Miss Ruby Berryman spent last week- end with her paretits in 'ioy ston, Ga. Mr's. Wilianis of Salisbury, N. C., is on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Mendricks. Mrs. J. C. Carey and young son are on a visit to Mrs. Carey's inother in Greenville. Mr. A. M. Morris is spending the week with his son Edgar Moriis in Washington, D. C. Mrs. I. Cox is spending Thanks iv ing with her daughter, Miss Frances Cox in Bishopville. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Seaborn an nounce the birth of a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, on November 21st. Master Alfred Folger, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Folger is improving after having had his tonsils removed. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Henderson and family of Central were vi?itors of Mr. and Mrs. F. V. Clayton on last Sunday. Mrs. Clarence King of Easley *pent Wednesday in Pickens as the guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Taylor. Mrs. T. J. Maudin returned Wed nesday night from Birmingham, Ala where she attended the U. D. C. convention. Mrs. J. E. Robinson of Easley spent several days last week in Pick ens as the guest of her daughter Mrs. J. P. Carey, Jr. Mrs. Richard 1&own eft last wee? for Tenessec c.;fter spending several months with her parents Mr. and *lrs. S. G. Gibson. Mr. and Mrs. L~ouie Morris and (laughter, Mary Sue, of Hartwell, Ga.. were visitors- at the home of Mr. A. M. Morris on last Friday. Mr. H. C. Lewis and Mr. G. WV. Newman~ of Columbia were in Pick 3as last wveek end visiting the for mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Lewis. * Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bruce and Mr. Sydney Bruce Aittended the play ] "Tangerine" which was given in Greenville last Wednesday evening. 1lirs. Clemients returned Tu'esda y to her home in Atlanta, Ga., after *spending several (lays here as thc guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Hien dricks. The frierids of Mr, S. T. Gibsor will be delighted to learrn that he ia rapidly Improving. -It will be rem embered that Mr. Gibson broke hi~ Jlpg several weeks ago. The friends of Mrs. J. C. Digg will regret to learn of her miother' death. Mrs. 'Diggs left Spartanburs last Monday for Kansas City to at tend her funeral. Qu-*:t a bit of excitethenj jwa 'sed on Main street last.Thursda: when one of the county trucks, be ng dr'iven by Mr. Jones ran int~o Mi jared, but slight damage was don Jordan Reece's car. No one was in to both the county trudk and Mi Mrs, W. T. Jeans has been quit ill for the last few days. 1 Mr.. and Mrs., J. H. Prince of Green ville spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Earle Seaborn. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Brock of Cen tral spent Suntiay at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Porter. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Armstrong are spending a few days in Laurens with Mr. Armstrong's parents. Judco and Mrs. T. J. Mauldin are in Columbia for the week where Judge Mauldin is holding court. Dr. and Mrs. P. E. Woodruff are spending Thanksg'ving with Mr. W. D. Anderson of Gastonia, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hiott and fam ily are spending Thanksgiving with Mrs. Hiott's parents in Forest City. N. C. Miss Azalie Wofford, state organ izer for the W. M. 'U. made an ad dress to the young people of the high school on last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Hendricks from Central were the week-end guests of Mrs. Hendricks parents, Mr and Mrs. Fred ,Jones. The boys and girls of the Gates graded school have purchased bas ketball equipment and w-ll organize a team and begin .practice right away. Quite a number of Pickens-ites wit ness.ed the football game at Green v'lle last Saturday when the Purple Hurricane beat the Clemson Tigers 20 to 6. The compulsory attendance law will go into effect in the Cedar Rock school district on December 18th. Patrons please take notice. This the 18th of November 1922. There will be Thanksgiving servi ces at the Presbyterian church cn Thursday morning at 10 o'clock con ducted by the Rev. H. A. Knox. All arc cordially invited to attend. Mr. T. N. Davidson and family who lived near the Parson's crossing en the Pickens railroad, has moved to town and now occupies the home of Mrs. Zilpha Baker on Ann street. The compmlsory attendance law will go into effect in th., Twelve Mile school dist ict No. 39 o-n December 18th. Patrons of the school will please take notice. Dated Nov. 1S, 1922. Will Rosemond (col.) camne near losing his home by fire last Wed nesdlay. Slight damage was clone howecver, as the large crowd that as sembled, soon had the flames under control. There wecre 14,587 bales of cotton, counting round and half bales, gin ned inl Pickens county, from the crop of 1922 prior to November 14, 192?g as comparqd with 19,399 bales ginned to November 14, 1921. The Oclenoy school wvill give a box supper Thanksgivin~g eve begin ning promptly at 7:30 p. m. The proceedls will be used by the school for improvement. Ever'y one is cor dially invited to be present. Mr. and Miys. Baker and children from Rio, Brazil, are visiting Mrs. Baker's brother, Mr. A. P. Hammond at the Pickens Mill. On Sunday night Mr. Baker spoke in the echurch, tell ing of his work as a teacher and preacher and of the great needs for the gospel in South America. The Corn Club boys were dlelight fully entertained last Saturday at the Pickens Inn. Mrs. H. B. Hen. dricks stated that she fed 74 boys9 and a total number of 82 counting Sseveral traveling inen. The boys rei'port a fine time, enjoy'-ng not only the splendid dinner, but ai refreshing Sdraught of 01ld time locus't beer. Mr - nd Mrs. Hendricks owners, of tht Pickens Inn are to be congratulaited CRAIG AND ALEXANDER BdRY ING GROUND. Five mies north of where old Pick ens court house once stood and one mile south of the site of old Fort Prince Geroge "on the eastern banks of the Keowee river, is one of the eldest cemeteries in Pickens county. which is known as the Craig and Alexander grave yard. Many members of these two old prominent Fickens county families are here buried as is witnessed by the fact that more tlhan a hundred graves are visible. A large number of these graves are unmarked. Prob ably the first marked grave is that of Johnnie Craig who was a revoL.i tionary soldier and was buried one hundred and ten years age. Accord to his request the following epitaph was inscribed on his tomostone: "Free Trade, States Rights, Liberty or Death." TI'ere is another grave noar by with a so'apstone head rock marked J G. D., Jan. 22, 1835. This is said to be the grave of John'Gresham who once lived in Pickens District and owned a considerable amoutc of land. It is thought he was a relative of Col. Joseph Gresham who lived a long while at Old Pickens. Several Confederate soldiers are buried here, among them are W. M. S Craig, John Craig, A. R. Craig, L. C. Craig and E. B. Alexander. It will be remembered that L. C Craig was elected sheriff of Pickens District while serving in the Confed erate army in Virginia, and a few days after has election, was wounded in battle and died a few clays after reaching home. He Was never sworn into office as sheriff. This old historic graveyard has in the past been sadly neglected,. but recently the Craigs and Alexander's, as well as others who have relatives buried there, have done a great (ea! of improvement, and theit' purpose is to beautify it still more. T. A. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Ossie Hendricks will regret to learn of the sickness of their baby. Mr. and Mrs. Ivy W. Hendricks announce the birth of a (laughter, Saturday November 25th. Mr. Jake Gosnell. Federal Prohi bition Agent, located at Savannah, Ga., is home for the week. Mr. B. B. LaBoon who is running an up..to.date restaurant on Main street. has op'ccl up ,a "Hot Dog Stand" in connection with his res taurant. All lovers of "Hot Dogs" will now have a chance to get their fill., Thanksgiving exercises were ob served at the school auditorium on Wednesday by the entire school, the parent-teacher's association andl the towvn in general. A committee consisting of five men andl the same number of wvomen, was aj~pointed on last Sunday from the Baptist church whose ,duty it is to canvas the nmenmbership andl find out the sentiment in regard to build ing a new church in towvn some time in the near' future. In a letter recently received from Rev. E. T. Hodges former' pastor of the Grace Methodist church of this city he states that he "has a (deep andl abiding interest in the goo.. people of Piekens and love for the beautiful county.'' Mr. Hodges' ':n terest and love, for the people an'l our county is mutual. Mr. 0. S. Garrett of Cateecchee, S C., lost his clog Novemt..r 17, and offers a reward of $10.00 for the finder. The dog has a black back. white br'eas+, yellow legri and wvhite face. His name is Wade. The last time he wvas s-on was at Lay's bridge on TIwelve Mile ri'ver'. The fiuder please notify Mr. Garrett and1( re ceive the rewarid. SINGING The Hurricane Township Singing Convention will meet with the K(eo wee Bapt'st church next Sunday af ter'noon Dcecmher 3rd, at 2 o'clock. W. R. Dalton. Pren. CORN CLUB SHOW A SUCCESS Lewis 'Black, Bristow Banks, Zif lie Moore Winners The boys corn club show, an an nual affair, which was held at the court house last Saturday was the biggest success in the history of the show. From the standpoint of num bers in attendance, both boys and their parents, it surpassed all prev ious records. Prizes of a $5.00 gold piece, $3.00, $2.00 and two sc.hlorships to the short course for boys at Clemson College for nex't summer, were awarded. Lewis. black of the Zion school was woner of the first prize. Bristow 3anks of the Maynard school winner of second prize, and Zeffie Moore of the'Long Branch school was winner of the third prize. The two shcrt course scholarship prizes will be awarded at a later date. At 11:00 o'clock Mr. A. H. Ward county agent of Darlington county delivered a splendid address to the boys on the "Future Citizen." Mr. B. O. Williams, Asst. State Agent for the boys club work also made a most interesting talk. Immediately after the speaking the 74 boys present were taken to the Pickens Inn and given a sumptuous dinner. After dinner loaust beer was served them in the good old fashion way. In the afternoon the moving p'cture show was thrown open to them and the picture "School Days" was thouroughly enjoyed. During the day 20 new members were taken in making the total en rollment for the next year 250. This is the largest enrollment ever reach ed, and the work for next year bids fair to surpass that of this year.Much credit fqr..this is due to -the interest that the boys parents are taking in the work, as well as to the untiring effort: of county agent T. A. Bowen. Next week the campaign for new members will be renewed and every schocl will be visited. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Mrs. Alice Edens of the Bethel sec tion was given a very pleasant sur prise 'last Thursday evening, Novem ber 2. when a goodly number of mem bers of the Bethel Sunday school began to gather at her home to cele brate her 29th birthday. Mrs.. Edens did not suspect any thing untl most of the company had arrived and began to bring in her presents and baskets filled with good things to cat. While prscenting" her the many presents the dining table was spryad with a delicious supper which everybody present en joyed. Mrs. Edens has been a successful teacher in this Sunday school for ten years and is still carrying on this goodl work. Soon after supper the company departed and everyone at tendled prayer meeting which is held at Bethel churdh every Thlur-sday night. "'One Present." WELBORN REUNION On Oct 29th, 1922, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Welborn was the scene of happiness wvhen their chil dren ~and a large number of friends assembled to celebrate Mr. Welborn's 70th birthday. Joyous greetngs could be heard from everyone and th/ beautiful autumn clay seemed to add more pleasure to the occasion The mor-ning was spent in social talks, dlevotion and music. ,At 1:30 o'clock the ladies spread the table that had been prepared under the oaks in the grove, and it wvas laden with all that could be asked for in the way of something n'ce to eat. At the dinner table Mrs. Olive Clay ton requested that all che names be registered in a memory book. The afternoon was spent in con versation and listening to- 5lplenid~ musie and when the sun was bending lowv behind the western hills the com.* pany of (64 began to bid each other adlieu. CARID OF" TH'ANKS We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their kind ass'stane, also Dr. Valley and Miss Nichols for the kind attention shown us during the illne's of our daughter-. Mr'. and Mr-s. WV. G. Roper. BIG 'IjANS INDORSED BY GOV-' ERNOR HARVEY For four years the Economy Home has been caring for a fine bunch of motherless children who could not get 'into our other Orphanages For four years the waiting list has been growing at the rate of 90 per cent. The Home, says the Superintendent, has been able to take about one child out of every ten who ask admittance into it, until now we have nearly s'x hundred on our waiting list. More than one hundred of these are sad cases. The Supt. J. H. Spaulding, said. "I am glad such men as Gov. Harvey are beginning to think as I do." Read what the Governor says. State of South Carolina i Office of the Governor Columbia Wilson C. iarvey, Governor. October 18, 1922. To Whom It May Concern: Because of the confidence I have in the work being (lone by the Economy Home, Kings Creek, S. C., and believe it is a good business for the people of our State to provide room for a few of the most needy cases now knocking at their doors. I most heartily endorse the attempt by Rev. J. H. Spaulding, the Superintendent, and his co-workers in laying this no ble work on the hearts of our peo ple. I believe our people will furnisn the money to do this when they are sufficiently informed of this work. Let us give them a hearing. Sincerely yours, (Signed) Wilson G. Harvey. Governor. Rev. J. II. Spauldng, Supt. of the Economy Hume, was here last Fri day .oxganzin.the county for "the purpose of inforfming our people of the distinctive work the Econom y Home is doing. If any one desires information on this subject, you can get it by dropping Supt. J. Ii. Spaul ding, Kings Creek, S. C., a postal. M. Spaulding will send us an ar ticle giving the history of the Home setting forth the distinctive work of this Home, and telling of some of ti. needs of the work. We kndiv that our people will Ne gind ta get this information. Prof. F. V. Clayton has nccepted chairman-ship of this county to as. sist Mr. Spaulding in putt-ng on thi. calipaign. 1urther arrna igeliments 11(d plana will he anmnonnel in reg.rd to thi. camllpaiyn1 next. wee!k. DFA'TII OF 3111S. IIATT'lE K E'THl1 On last November 2-1th the Griffin community was shocked when the sad niews spread that the deathi anigel had eniter' d' the home of Mr. Wmn C. Keith and claimed his belov'ed wife, M's. H attie Smith Keith. She diedl almiot sudden~ily, comn plaining onily for a fewv hours. Herm serious until she wams passing away. Mrs. Keith wvas about 50 year's old and had been an active member of the Gitlin Bapt ist. church for the past 30 years. She wros a good chris tain woman, always hat' a kind word( for everyone she met, and always; readly to (d0 for the sick (lay or ni -ht. When aniy of heri ieighibor's got s'k they could always count on Mrs. Keith, for she wouldl always be on hand to 4Glp. You can heai' it said on ever~y hand "I wish I cold have (lone something for her, for she did so much for me." To know her was to love hei', for slie never spoke evil of anyone. She leaves a husband andl eight children. one sister, two brother's. andl other' relatives and friends to mourn her (heath. Heri body was laid to rest the (lay folowng her death in the Griffin cemete'y, the funeral being conduct edl by Rev. F. S. Childress. A Friendl. HAD) TO0 MIND THE BABIY. C:herokee TIimes. No report has been received thai Edlitor Ga'y Hiott of the Pickem Sentinel has started for Gaffniey ir ord(er' to attend the meeting here e1 the Upper South Carolina Methodi-si Conference, but at that we are expeC~t ROAD WORK RESUMED Pickens-Brevard Highway Now Be Rushed to Completion After much unavoidable delay. work has been resumed on the Pick ens-Brevard highway Mr. J. B. Ross, Jr., contractor, arrived hero last week to take personal charge of the work and stated that he will finish the. job at the earliest possible time. He plans a little later to use both a day and night force in order to expedite the completition of the road. A huge steam shovel is here to be put to work on the road and Mr. Ross states that if necessary he will bring another steam shovel here. This will be good news to the public, who were becoming a little impatient at the delay of the work Elliot & Sons, who were awarded the contract for building the road several months ago. fadled to comply with the terms of the award and this necessitated the reawarding of the contract and caused the delay. Mr. Ross was the second lowest bidder. so he was awarded the contract after Elliott gave it up. The Elliott firm forfeited a bond of $800 put up at the time they obtainel the contract. Supervisor McKinney, who is al ways on the job and who has been particularly interested in the comple tion of this road, is greatly pleased 'that work has begun and expects to see the final comlietion of both the Pickens side and lhe North Carolina side during the next year. HOME OF I3. P. EsLsL4ENBURG BUitNEl) TO GROUN) On November 24th at close to 5 o'clock the home of Mr. B. P. Ellen burg-.was .destroyed by fire. Every thing in the house was- lost, the en tire family saving nothing but the clothes that they were wearing. There was no one present at the home when the fire started but it is supposed that it caught from the kitchen stove. Mr. and Mrs. Ellen burg were in the field and the chil dren were on their way home from school when it was discovered thm: their home was on fire. Many of the ncighhor5 came as soon as pos sible to nasist but the fire had gained such headway that it was impossi ble to he of any assistance. The entire family i); now living among neighbors. There was no isuriance onl the home to cover the loss. \i' l:LlholRN-OATS A marr~i~cic creating quite a bit of inten- .t wa.. solemnized on Nov. 26th when Mrs. Janie H1. Welborn became the bride of Mr. Jasper Oats. The marriage occu red at the home of Mr. Warren llendreks, father of the bride, wvho lives about ten miles north of P'ickens. M~rs. Oats biefore marriage to Mr. Outs was Mrs. Forrest Welborn, neo Miss Janie llendricks. She is a very accomp~llished.( lady and numthbors her friends by her acciuaintances. Before her last marriage she wvas one of the ve.ry eilleit techers of the Ambler secho ol. Mr. Oats is a prominent business manl and farmeri of Easley. Magistrate J1. M. Jameson of Eas Icy performed the ceremony. CARD OF THANKS: We wish to thank our good friends and neighbors, for their many kind ness shown us during the illness and death of our mother. The many. beautiful floral ofi'er:ngts were also greatly appr)eciated. May the bless ings of the Great F~ather above at tend each onel~ is our prayer. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dillard, and Mrs. T. B. I)oper', the children. DEATH OF HIERRIERTI. BROWN, Jr. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Hear bert Brown or Liberty will regret to learn of the death of their youngests child Herbert, Jr. His death occured on last Friday November 24th, and the little body wvas laid to rest in the West View cemetery at Liberty, Sat urdhi.y morning at 10 o'clock. The Rev. D. W. Hiatt conducted the fun eral services. Herbeort Jr., was six years old.