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A NESPPE WIHAOSCEC I iA. *090*.@*TH GETEMF IC A OF THE FOOTHILLS PAROFIC~ 1,*pee1 0 0 1 A NEWSPAPER WITH A CONSCIENCE VOLUME 52-NUMBER 34 PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1922 SUBSCRIPTION, $ HOLIDAY ENTERTAINME'rS The Dacusville Graded school will - present the following program Fri day evening, Dec. 22, 1922, at 7:30. Piano duet-Miss Dean and Miss Werner. Chorus, O little town of Bethle hem-School. Reading-Frances Ponder. Pantomine-Hark the Herald Ang les sing. Reading-Curtis Hart. Reading-Primary children. Chorus, The Christmas time School. Santa Claus Jr.-Sixth Grade. dporetta-The Toy's Rebellion. The Holy City-Miss Collins. Reading-Irene Griffin. One Act Play-High school. Hail the new born King-Chorus. A free-will offering will be taken for homeless children. PLAY AT ROCK SCHOOL The following program will be giv en by the pupils of the Rock school on Wednesday evening, December 20, 1922, beginning at seven cluck Welcome, a recitation by Helen Jones. We are a merry cro,vd, song b; the school. Merry Christmas, in concert by a Primary Grade. Dolly's Presents, a recitat:cn by Verledr Edens. Merry Christmas-Song by the pri mary grades. Merry Christmas-An ucrost2 by fourteen children. The -mistakes of Santa Claus By six Children. Oh, December how we love you, -Song by Elementary grades. Pence on Earth-A recitation by Atholie Masters. A yisit to Santa Claus-A play by an Elementary grade. Little children do you know? Selo and Chorus. A Christmas story-A recitation by Josie Chastain. Silent Night,-Song by Elementary - Grades. PLAY 'TO ll' GIVEN AT I'ALES TINIE SCHOOL HOUSE A 1;lay entitled "A Hoodoed Coon" will be given at Palestne school house Friday night, Dec. 92. You can't afford to rmis; seeing the wed ding which the old negro misery per foins at the Slabtown depot. Above all, come and hear what Samantha, the old maid has to say. As the l:ttle negro says, "It starts with a laugh a ld ends with e roar," so conie and get your share of the Christ:i: fun. Cas of Characters . Misery Moon., a Hloodoed Coon EllenL Finley. Gideon Blair, A Millionaire-Har old Hyde. Patrick Keller, A Ticket seller Clyde Stewart. Samantha Slade, poor' 01(1 maid Selda Gantt. Hiram Tutt, an awvful nut-Ralph Stewvart. Tom Rissle, Slick as a whstle Roy Childress. Paula Maleek, A Bclsheveik-Lois Roper.4 Rosebud Reese, A charming neeee - _Lecel Bowers. Lula Pearl, a jazz-time gir' - Nannie Craig. Music will be furnished by a string - band. Admission-Adlults 20e.; Children 10c. There will be a box supper at Holly Springs school house Thursday night, December 21. Hot cocoa servedl, come have your fortune told, 10e. A box supper will he given at Ce dar Rock school house, Friday night. Dec. 22, 1922. Ghrls bring boxes andl boys be ready to buy. The Bethlehem school will give an entertainment as well as haveJ a ' Christmas Tree on thie afternoon of December 22nd. All are most cor dially invitect to attend. LIBERTY NEWS Saturday Dec. 9, 1922, the infant spirit of J. Warren Smith, Jr., was wafted on the bosom of our Great bather who both gave and hath tak en away. This very promising little son was seven weeks old, and al though here so short a time, brought great love and inspiration into the home and hearts of this family. But heaven is now a sweeter place by the addition of this another little tender one; for "of such is the kingdom of heaven" ever beckoning a following in the path where the Good Shepard with his little lambs leads. Funeral services were held from the house on Sunday afternoon con ducted by Rev. E. W. Mason, as sisted by both the other pastors, Rev. Sims and Rev. Knox, after which the little body was laid to rest in West View cemetery. Four young boys acted as pall bearers, D. H. Kenne mur, Jr., Henry Finley, Parker Maul din and Wallace Cantrell; while the flowers were borne by four little girls, Mamie and Jane Hunter, Eliza beth Richbourg and Pauline Boggs, making a beautiful and impressive scene, J. M. Abbott being funeral director. A deep sympathy from the community goes out to this be reaved family. Miss Willie Parsons left last week for an extended visit in California and back via Texas for a visit there also. Young Misses Louise and Nan Bowen of Seneca, were recent visi tors with their aunt, Mrs. J. F. Ban nister who entertained the younger set in their honor one evening while~ here. Games and conversation of fereil ~a joyous good time, when the hostess served a delightful salad course. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stilwell, of Columbia, were recent guests of his uncle, Mr. C. E. Bush. Mrs. Jas Robinson of Dacusville, is spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. J. Warren Smith. The Pruitt Circle of the Woman's Missionary Sceiety of the First Bai tist church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. G. Hunnicutt. The Missionary program was in charge of Mrs. J. W. Hunter. The subject "Fulfilling the Royal Law." v as very interestingly given. Mrs. T. N. Hunter gave the Royal Law and The Individual and the Golden Rule way read by Mrs. J. L. Mills. A beautiful poem "Inasmuch" was read by Mrs. D. H. Kennemur. Af ter this program a business session was held which was in charge of Miss Carrie Hutchins, the chairman. Mrs. Hunnicutt assisted by Mrs. D.I 11. Kennemur served a sweet course. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Richbourg and children of Gaffney and Mr. and Mrs. Edd Richbourg of Greenville, spent Sunday with their parents Mr. and Mrs. W. S.'Richbourg. Misses Mary and Frances Lawvrence visited their sister in Ware Shoals last week. Misses Ellen Freeman, Eleanor Boggs and Pett Chapman, Messrs. W. C. O'Dell, Homer Freeman and Ki Shirley, Jr., spent Thank'sgiving (lay at Wiaithr'op. Mrs'. Stella Griffin and childreni. spent the week end with reitivyes in Gastonia and Charlotte. Misses Nannie and Louise Bowen W. F. Bani'ster. There wvill be a Christmas tree and also a special Christmas exer' cise at the Baptist echurch, Christ mans night at '7:00 o'clock (sharp). Please he0 on time, and lets begin early. Everyone ,invitedl. Mr's. R. L. Hlender'son raised two right nice hogs this year. She had them killed last wveek and they lacked three days heidig nine mnths~ r'd. One wveighed 33l3lbs and the other one 2751bs and got 15 gallons of lard by renidering up one midldling andl. hnlf o? nneither' nne. DEATH OF MRS. SALLIE FARR MAULDIN. Mrs. Sallie Farr Mauldin, wife of E. E. Mauldin, of Easley, passed away after a lingering illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. L. Cunningham, on the Cedar Lane road in Greenville county, at 11 o'clock, Tuesday December 12. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. W. L. Cunningham, of Greenville; Mrs. H. O. Williams, of Easley; Misses Elizabeth, Frances and Deborah Mauldin, and the following step childr en, birs.' A. M. Morris, Mrs. B. Lewis, Mrs. B. T. Freeman, Mrs. G. F. Hendricks, of Pickens; Mrs. L. S. Grandy, of Atlanta; W. A. Maul din, of Greenwood; and E. E. Maul din, Jr., of Texas. DEATH OF T. N. STONE On Nov. 23, the. soul of Toliver Stone went out to meet the great beyond. He was laid to rest the fol lcwing day at Six Mile cemetery. He was about 49 years of age, and a member of the Wesleyan Methodist church. He leaves a wife and six children, names as follows: Walter, Ida, Mae, Eunice, LeRoy, and J. B. two brothers, three sisters and other relatives and friends to mourn his death. The entire family have the sympa thy of the community, in their sad bereavement. SU( $4 FOR HER SBracelet Watchos Pearl Necklaces SPen and Pencil Sets LaValliers Rings Brooches Vanities Mesh Bags Leather Bags a Smith's Sudio ]DEATH OF MRS. GEORGE W. HOLCOMBE On November 25th the death angel visited the home of Geo. H. Holcombe and claimed for its victim his loving wife. She had been in declining health for several years. She was struck with paralysis about e'ghteen mornths ago. For the past year she could not walk being rolled about in her chair. She was 53 years of age the day of her death, having died on her birthday. She leaves a husband and three children, Mrs. Grady Holcombe Mrs. Carr Glazener, Mrs. Allen Raimey, and a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Chappell, several brothers and sisters as follows: Mrs. W. A. Holcombe of Salem, Messrs. Cam and Bob Chappell all of Easta toe; Mrs. William Dodson of. Little Eastatoe section, Mr. Ed Chappell of Cateechee, Misses Essie and Anna of Twelve Mile, ten little sweet grand children and a host of friends to mourn her departure. She had been a member of Toxa way Baptist church for thirty six years, and was a true, faithful mem ber, always doing what she could for Jesus. On Monday following her death the funeral services were held at Toxaway church, conducted by Rev. W. O. Holcombe, and her pastor Rev. Judson Ccrn. She was laid to rest at the T'ixaway cemetery Monday evcn ng to wait the great resurrec tion. AM RRY ISTMAS SGIFTS THAT LAST ES FOt THE HO-E Silverware Candlesticks Clocks Water Sets Bud Vases Nut Bowl Nappies Watel Cufl' - - M .Scar~f dama. Ielt I Chain Comb ~. MARCUMJev THE FIFTH SUNDAY MEETING The Union meeting of the Pickens Association will be held with the Pickens Baptist church the fifth Sun 'day in December for one day only. Following is a program of the meeet ing: 10 o. m.-Devotional---Rev. A. M. Simmons. 10:15-Some requisities for a good Sunday school: 1. Teacher Training-Prof. F. W. Simpson. 2. Grading-A. P. Hammond. Equipment-J. A. Robinson. 11:00-What does the Bible teach concerning Ministerial support--J. T. Taylor. 11:30-The meaning of Mat.23:'23 and other similar passages-C. E Robinson. 12:00-Will our churches stand for the preaching of a well-rounded gos pel.-Rev. B. P. Mitchell. 12:30-Dinner. 1:45-Devotional-J. E. Foster. 2:00-The Deacons: 1. His Qualifications-Dr. J. Ii. Mitchell. 2.His Functions-Rev. F. S. Chil dress. :3. His term of oiice.-R. I'. Mal lum. Adjournment at will. Each topic will be thrown open for general discussion after the leader appointed has finished his discussion. INS 10 ELGIN F OR HIMl ins ~uekles and1( Belts olds and Knife Sets ain Penis harp Pecncils eler Esley, St C. COURTHOUSE CLOSED CHRIST MAS DAY We the undersigned county of ficials, do hereby agree to close our offices on Chr stmas Day Dec. 25, 1922. Signed, H. A. Townes, Co. Aud. O. S. Stewart, Clerk Court. N. A. Christopher, Pro. Jug. J. T. McKinney, Supervimor. R. R. Roark, Sheriff. F. V. Clayton, Supt of Ed. --- MARRIAGES A marriage of much interest was so'.limlnizel on December 15 in the Probate Judge's office when Miss Viola McCrary became the bride of Mr. T. C. Cox, formerly of Easley. Mrs. Cox is from Travelers Rest in Greenville County and has a num ber of friends in Pickens. She is the sister of Mrs. F. D. Waldrop of this place, and is a very attractive young lady. Mr. Cox has just finished serving; an enlistment in the Navy of three and one half years and has resigned for a period of four more years. His rank is ship cook, let Class. He will be stationed on the U .S. S. Case on his return to the Navy. Hudson-Chappell On December 14th Miss Fannie E. Hudson became the bride of Mr. M. D Chappell. Judge N. A. Christo pher officiating. We wish for this popular young couple a prosperous and happy life. GAIWJN--CRAIG A wedd:ng of much interest to a lirrge rumber of friends wars that of Miss Pearle i'lea nor Carvin, (aughl ter of M1r. and Mru. .1. . Garvin of Pendleton iand Mr. Olin L. -Cr(aijr which was solemnized Thursday af tciloon at four o'clock. The wedding was a quite affair; attcnde( only by a few members of the imedirii P famliies. The impres sive rimg cteiemony being performed by lRev. ..JA. Blledsoe, pastor of the M ethedist church. 'fhet bride w(e( a. han(lsome going away siuit of blue IPoiret 'Twill, with hat, :,hoes and gloves in the new eomb!):nt''io(n brown and1(1 toast shade. Ifer flowers vere a lovely bouquet of n:rcissus and fer tied with tulle. I:In nediat.ely after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Craig left for Jackson ille, I)aytona and other points of irterest -long the east. coast of Flor ida. A fter Januan.ry Is. they will be Iti hom. in Cateeclee, S. C. 'InTe brlie i one of I'enidleton's iost popular young ladies. The r oomii : a iOiirnieit youmg nmn of l'ic cons enlunty and holds a reIOsiil( posit ion with the Norris Manufacturing (on any, and also has1; farming interest in the same co~unty. SINGING TJhe Piekens Township Singing Convention w1ll meet at Pickens View church next Sunndaty afternoon nat 2. o'clock. 141. (iveryb)ody come as it is rime to elect officer's for the com irg year. W. R. Lewvis, Sec. SANTIA CI .A US LFT!R;ji L ibertiy, S. C. Dec.( 15, 1922. Dearesrt Sarn ar. For fear you miight forget me a little girl six y'eKtrs old1, I want you to please b~'rig me1, a (loll carriaye, a doll, a dinrring set, table andl cha irns, a tea set. a ironr, red checked hair ribhon. lese don't forget my lit tle sister, Clara Lee. Bring her a small wvagoni and a (loll, caindlis, fruits and aill nice things for babies. Be sure to remember our nurse, "Ollie Belle" she wants a s'weater' .mnd necklace of redl bead~s. Please don't forget aunt Lee, Moth er andl Daddie. Wishing you a Merry Xmas, Eileen Stewart.