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S--THE GEM - - - OF HILLS - ; - AE O A NEWSPAPER WITH A CONSCIENCE VON. $. A YEAR , ,' PICKENS CITIZENS ATTEND OOD ROADS MEETING 4:.'vet good 'roads meeting held i IColumb a, and at the call of Gov in< Wilson . Harvey, the followin cit 1 zens of our county attended: aye C. L. C reton, of PI'ckens, yor ( W. Ally ,sley, Senat E. 1 M.CrLj f. E aley, and upervisc 4 T. 9A Ninngf of E sley. Tt e g . as, held Mond Deceombc pd the feeling that existe ''4 .the men presen was very er g or the fu ure good' sad question. Hon. E. . Mc avy was electe on a commi ce f om the third cor gressiohal di ric for the purpose c stbmitting p1 n and recommends tions to this b y at their next meet iing It seemed o be the general con seinsus of o nio aifiong the repre sentatives f om t t different countie present tha it wo Id be only a fey 4 years unti hard sui aced roads woul< b% conneqting ever county in th< State. The f eting was w11 attended bl represe tative citizens from all sec tions the State, and a. s timeni was oulded at this n et foi still ,greater endeavors th< Npes of good roads. " ti, CHRISTMAS S L The following 1 ies ha d-eer named as managers o'f tldiffereni of .the county a Christmas s bnd al saleef t :.South Caro lin1 .e ulo 's Associ tion: Mrs Q4 thews, Iaj Mrs: Carey, Jr. A s. $d 1N Smith,. - s. J iseui AIAL Petit Jurors, , "lAerm of Federal Co of tip: est r-fDis trict of .South rojidaave) erpu drawn, '.. h owi ones iur es .S. adldin, Easley.4 "J. A. Htunni'utt "ekens. Court i l cony Monday, Jan Mary 8ti~t 3 o'clock, Greenville, S, C. '. SYMMES & FLAT RI'CK SCHOOL % EXPAND. The friends of Flat Rock school, and the ublic in general will be in .tereted . learn that two rooms has bcen'adt' to the present three room l'il ling, making this school one of a ver'y -few fivc-teacher rural schools i e county. The opening of the scio l 'has been delayed some weeks. b4t at present the job is complete, end the add tiwk a cause of rejoic ing throA'14ut *t distract, as here tofore, th ffi'iency of the school has been #d~(erably impaired be caiuse of a 'lack of class room space. WVhen b~uili:, this school was so locatedl as to providlo a centralized school for the extremitie~e of adjacent districts, a consolidation of a part of Anderson county being recently effected. Every thing being taken into consideration. The schocl has br-ight prospects for the future, and since( we can accomo (late them, we( are expecting a goodly number of sqme two hundred pupils present opening (lay. The school wvill open December 11th, at 9 o'clock. - Symmes School The Symmecs Graded school1 has * also added to their builing. In * ' place of a two-teacher they will nowv have a three-teacher school. Credit -for thesp improvements should be S given td the trustees of these schools, who 9ge, M. J. Boggs, N. C. Brooks, and ,H. G. Fowler, of the Flat Rock 7, school; while 0. D. Epps, T. T. Ar nold pnd W. T. . Earle are trustees Sth'e Symmes school. 'CA1f) OF THANKS -I desire to thanik amy friends ii Piekens for t)' libprhl aid they ye ~,~tly exte.ndelnie.' I pray that th< ~~~di~~1 pd' arid perfect gift: will restre'Aneif bountifully. --- Carlisle Newton. The public library has been movet Sfrom the City H-all to the schoo house, andl will be ofiened every Fri day afternoon from 2 o'clock to o'clock. All inetrested in good read ing will be able to find somehing o LANGSTON,:OPENS NEW PLA OF BUSINESS n That Pickens is still g ing, is r evidenced b the fact th new places i- of business a ~ still b g. opened up. r The latest bu 'nes concern to ..be . started in Pic s is Langstoi s . Store, just abo t rXeowee 004. r Mr. J. W. ngs n of thl4 e is the owne and wilf rry t'liye' f r general m chandise. A resent Mr. d Langsto has received onl ,his groc -eries, t within a few days he will s have is entire line of goods. anti ready for business. ANNOUNCEMENT Messrs. C. E. Robinson~nd W. C. Mann announce that they' have form. ed a partnership for the practice of law at Pickens, S. C. 1 ''parter= ship beginning Jan. 3 The name of the new iirn'ti ill be Robin son & Mann and they will enga * general practice, civil and crimina They also announce that they arc attorneys for and gepresent the At lantic Joint Stock, Land Bank, of Ral eigh, ,N. C., whl v ill loan money on farm lands i of $1,000 to $25, 000 on the p 4t the Federal Farm Lon andk , . interest is 6 per cent and lhet.; re arranged so that the borrower een pay t 'loan off in full at the end of- 5, , lie can let run for 31 ye brincipl and .nterest will. full. AUDI TICE The time f01 't ng returns for the fiscal year 1923 jl..open the second (lay of January, ,and will close February 20, 192 titer which 50 per cent penalty wvb e added, as provided by law for n .'returns. Reassessment of all jersonal prop.. erty will be ui:ade in 193 as providel b" law. The auditor will n ke his usual 'rcunds as follows: Qalhoun, Tuesday;' January 2, aitter noon. Central. Wednesday and Thursday, January 3 and 4. Isaqueena Cotton Mill, Friday, Jab uary 5 forenoon. Norris, Saturday, January 6, fore noon. Liberty, Monday *'uesday, Jan nary, 8 and until noon Tuesday. Easley Cotton Mills No. 2, Tues day, January 9, from 1 to 4 o'clock p.-m. Easley, we'lnesday and Thursday January 10 and 14. Nkeley Cotton Mill No. 1, Friday, Janmuary 12, until 3 p. mi. Alice Cotton Mill, Friday, January 12, 3to 6p. m. Flat Rock, Saturday, January 13. Glenwood Cotton Mill, Monday, .January 15. M. WV. Hester's Store, Tuesday, January 16 until 2 o'clock p. ml. Looper's Gin, Wednesdlay, January 17 forenoon. Dacusville, Thursday, January 18, forenoon. Peters Creek, Thursday, January 18, afternoon. Pump~kintown, Friday, January 19, forenoon. Holly Springs, Friday, January 19, af ternoon01. Antioch, Saturday. January 20, forenoon. Mile Creek, Monday, January 2'h, 1 forenoon. Praters, Monday. January 22, after.. 11o01.* Six Mile. Tuesday, January 23. Croswecll, Wednesday, .January 241 unltil 3 o'clock p. m1. Respectfully, HENRY A. TOWNES, Auditor. CHAPEIJ EXERCISES The Trenth -radle of thy Pickens High school con uted jk chapel ex ereises 01n Wedne. day.' The following 'programhi wvas cap ed out: Scripture Rendin -Marvin Grav ley. Piano Solo--Cleone Jewell. Trio-Ethel Porter, Ethel Adams anld .Jani(e Durhami. Lord's Prayerr ~e School. Cotton is bringing 25 1-4 ets. in Pickens today. (Wed nesday.) REPORT ON CH JAIL, AND OF PICJ V sit64 ' oao Capers, Seretar CHAIN r" Guards Quarters Convicts' Quarters Jitchen....-.-..-..... Storeroom. Stock Adequate:ly Shelte/ed. Medical Attention---- - Rego da of Convicts_. -- - doti4ts' Fgod .and Fj-4 Ss8ai ta n as reqtire< by law eent off for good conduct --- ' ellaneous.... - Camp Grounds.. Guards' Quarters Convicts' Qualters Kitchen and equipment-_ Storeroom. Stock.. Water Supply: source unsusp ciou Disposal of werag. Disposal ,:.nan Dispo ktdhen reftie_ Psona btg($e coyds - somp te SCI s t$1eaini gang. c zo "t chain gang i Wile camp -grounds wer( t good Iar;ance. The kitchen, a h< uard room also, is the doXt T 'dal of s ge: is the o i rang d ' "he soi i is only for t s left "opei." This t}'pit should b< amp -and three i dirt shoul< ritet pr1sone to wor1 Th i .kitch. This camp increasid it .core fo s commendable of those itv' stali ~amp. JA~ e p a r a te a n 1d a d e q u a te ecurity of jail ire hazard entilation... acilities for classificat on anitary facilities ell facilities and type - ailer's Miscellaneous Duties. ecords of pris oners. .ondition in prisoners' quarters). 'lant and Equipment ready fo use. - ull 'Use of Classification Fac aes. ers-onal Hygiene of Prisoners ~o fees given...-.... ~rjsoners' Food and Feed ng )iscipline and Occupation of Prisoner' ai's eqIuip~ment and Repairn. Jedical service "for "Prisoners ~ufficient Stati ' - \dequate, Salary for Staff. Jomplete Score for this JaL - The Pickens:County jail is in ah 'ear. The improvements made revet i nside of the sheriff's quarters. - A young white prisoner, prohah I m pposedlly feebleminded, w'as impri heuld be taken to have this lad tran or the Feebleminded, or the South C ALMS suitable location.. --. . adequate. superintendent's quiarters. 'ire hazard_ sunlight and ventilation -ousing facilities... .. sanitary facilities_ Personal hugiene of inmates. Tonditions in inmates' 'qmuirters. - 'oodl and feeding.. - . . )ecupations and recre'at ion ..... special care of tick andl fce ... Re.or'ds. Disposal of rgfuse Theneral Condftions . Equipment infd supplies... Adlministr t~ion. and staf WIedical stfrviee.. --- -- Seneral /supervision.. -.. - Potal score equip., repair, personal Conplete Score for this Almhouse. AIN-GANG. ALMS HQME .-S dOUNTY, Y 0 rd of We are on 'Nov. 16. NGO Soont - ) Actual 24 ids 81"' 5D j 47 15 15 5 33 30 10 20p ( 10 80\ I 56 15 15 10 10 o 25 - . 110 - 6 - 60 133 14 754 Ped near the town of Six v I policed and the camp presented ed and fixed up as a nip. feature of this chain y yal from the kitchen and o undre 'ards away from the I be thrown ini the pit each morning c. More attention should be paid the n door... ty four points over,last year whi'IS i f he responsibility '6f .u in >; --, *L SCORE Posible ( Actual 10 ( 9 10 .8 101 00 35 50 40 100 -40 120. -7G -:30 45 22. 30 ( .2 100 85 10 10 30 I 30 90 I 58 10j 0 25 20 140 - 410 30 10 I 10 10~ - 10 1000 j 663 ut the same coniltion1 it was last iy are: P~aim~inJg of the roof and the ynot more than 16 years of age and onied with the other prisoners. Steps~ feerer to the State Training school rolina Industrial School for Boys. :1OUSE SCORE Possible j Actual 25 | 20 25 | 20 50 | 15 50 | 37 125 75 125 j 75 75 I 70 100 | (10 75 J 58 30 | 15 40 20 20 j 20 30 15 . ~30.5 .40) 1) 10 I 10 1000. 667 TWO SMALL FIRES IN TOWN Last week the home of Mrs. Laura Griffin, opposite the Presbyterian church, and being occupied by Mr. Duncan, caught on fire. The fire started in the kitchen, and When .t was discovered, had gained consider able headway. \ IYdlp v('as obtained from neighbors, 'id thie flames were soon under contro. The Fire Dep artment was on h.id, but did not have to ti-n on:'the vater. By 6 o'clock all flames hld been extin guished. About 2 o'ofock the following morn ing the same-house.paught fire again. This time it startea in one of the front rooms-. Again, with the assis tence of neighbors, the fire was put under control. CEMETISR- I'0 TO BE IMPROVED Th9 gue of Women Voters of Pickcrt are improving the cemetery of Pi ens. A committee of ladies have been appbinted to map out plans of im rovement aniI submit them to G1ague for action. This con 1tge uo&sists of Mrs. T. J. Mauldin, Mrs. A. M. Morris, Mrs. C. E. Rob inson, Mrs. Vesta McFall, and Mrs. Frank McFall. Recently this committee had a Landscape Gardner from Greenville ver the cernetory with a view of ng the nimprovements. le is t perfecting his plans, and will vithin a fevglays, submit these ,)s to the League. - One of the changes $. cemett wal f'aroutnc th tery, aind} t& d d gre . Au tify~ti) aice. AUDIT,- . TICE Tax ret ' s for 192;3 may be found at th = owing places. Central-Fare is Bank, Citral Bank, saqjc 'v1ill. "' t a W. .S Galtt .L M urphrece. Calhoun RI-'. S. Ramsey, Cateechec-L. L. Leopard. Norris-D. C. Garrett. Clemson College-'. S. McCollum. Liberty-Liberty Bank, Farmers and Merchants Bank, W. B. Glenn, Easley Mill No. 2 office. Liberty RI-M. Joe Boggs. Easlcy-Easley Mill No. 1. office, Conmre.ial Bank, Easlc'y Loan a lnd Trust Co., Maigistrate Jameson, Alice ki11 office, GlenwVood 'l ill ot1ice. ,' Ea~SIey R2---L.. L. Sm; 'h, J. 0. Hughey. . )acusvil'c---N. H. Williams, G;. W. Bowen. ?arrietta IR2--I,. S. Edihns. Pickens R2---D. E. Garrett. Pickens R3-J._B Chastain. PikenIs R--S. BI. E~dens, Suther land & Elrods store. Nimmnons-E. C'. we Easta toe-W. R. Mcl(inneoy. Six M ile-Pecek & Brown, Six M'le Bank. HENRY A. TOWNES, AudIitor. TI! BIG 51BOW IS HIiesm A IEN A NDIER THEA'r1 m Beg inning Frida and Saturday, De Tlhe greatest chaipte pla e~t ver~ "IN TH'IE DAYS BUFIFlAO1 1311L" He sureP anid see t he Iirst cha pter, lFridIay and Saturday. D~ec. 15 & I16. Added attraction: Reginoi(d Denny in '"The Leather' P'usheyjs" and a two reel Centumry Comiedy. HONOR ROLl4 LONG BIRANCHI SCHIOOL. Fi fth~ -rade-Corrie Evanns, Mlar garet D91 Fourth Grade.-4-Evtlyn Boll iday, Ray Morgan, Corrine Lawrence, Park er Hollidaiy, Aline i nson'.. TPh ird Grade---Margie - larymn Alice Williams, Laura Wil.1 r,, Ida Morgan. The PckenCounty a! shouse is iwas last year'.. Plans are under way forfthe oget the c';y orrthe jiI gtoumnds. The food is very dod.T tit the inmates is conm(dable. MASONIC NEWS At the regular election of officers of Keowee Lodge .No. 79 A. F. M. the follow-ng men had honors con ferred on them. - Blue Lodge J. E. Boggs, W. M.s J. D. Yongue, S. W J. O. Baker, J. W ' W. T. Bates, Trealtzrer. G. G. Christopher,' Secretary. J. T. Parti irlge, .D. L. P. Stephens. . D. R. H. Baker,'Ty er H. A. Townc, P. O. IIc"tricks, Stewards. . CIa pter R. 1'. Ilallumji P. G. Hf. Aberna hy, . J. D. Yongu , S. \ A. Ml. Morris, C. . G. G. Christopher, .S. F'. S. Portel", R. O. QG. II. A. Townes, M3V.\ J. L. Aikop, M2V. - ' P. E. Wobdruff, MIV. Couowwil - - J. L. Valley, T. I. M. \ G. II. Abernathy, I. D. M. \ J. D. Yongue, I. C. W. 11. A. Townes, Treas. J. E. Boggs, Sc*retary. R. T. HIallum, C. G. J. L. Aiken, .C. C. P. E. Woodruf', S. P. 11. Porter, Sentry. , The Masons who. attended the meting of the Shrine in Oeenvill - December 7, are: A. M. Morris, .Yongue, T . L. B: vens, J. W. Lain. ston, R. E. Bruce, J. P. Carey, Jr., I. Cox, W. O. W. At the regular meeting of the Wocdmen of the World ou Dee. 5, 1:,22, the following oflicers were eleet It. P. Ilerd--A. L. II. A. Townes-B. A. J. Boggs, Jr., C. S. E. Brown-E. W. G. lfendricks-W. -. J. C. Wade--S. J. A. 11. Tlownes, G. E. Keith-A S. I'orter, iMla ntagers, IM l'O'lIA NT (OVE;RNMENT NO TiICV. turing the wat. (he government o1. rered war satvitng; stamps, paying thout. -1 or 1 rent as at method of sav ng for e'ople of small me ans. Sint.e the war, and to take the place of war. ,aving stamps, the Government of fered Treasury saving (ertifietes in Ilen<.mint:ons .of $25, $100 and $1,000, noew sol to inivestors' at, $20,50, $82 noid $820), respIa)-iively. They pay 4 per (eent if he(ldg unttil maturity, five .vears from the -di te of issue. About $05.000$00o of W,\ r Saving Stamps-, Series of .1918. hee Amue due Jlampr 1st, 1928, and1 the >~verntmenmtnw tiIintes ini e'xchanuge' ir) themf, af-. fordimng the ownters ant oiotnty~. to0 Lninu 3a3. afe intvestiumn\~ with goodl iitres . Sa'ving has fur'ished tho *, fle blo04d for' mainy naittions apd( iunsure - pr'osperit to .4 the pe'op!e. TIhe\Govei'.. -~ mletf is dJoinig everyvthinog p)47.ble to L'ncoura:ge savinhg ini the Unfitfe< Stateq - by oferinog soun md atnd attraiet Ve so-- . tmuritiesg fotr the inlvestmnent of small sums. If you wvant to save, and in st:re your futur'e, it would patY you tc investigate Uncle Sam's Savmgap' Syskm. NOTIICE Notice is hereby given that the City Taxes are'( norv due and 1panyable at, t ie Clerk's office of the City of lPickens for the currecnt year 1922. A five petr cetf 3l pnity 'will het adde(d on~' 1'92:, and~ the b)odks wiIl close for execuion fI'r Februart 1l'Qst, 1923.. itn pract(ticatlly thle samen condition as t.ion:$f'Nnev almhouse-plant wvithin de of the superI ndeni towardls Ellf n Capers, st. Secretary.