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VOLUME 52-NUMBER 34 PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1922 SUBSCRIPTION, $
The Dacusville Graded school will
- present the following program Fri
day evening, Dec. 22, 1922, at 7:30.
Piano duet-Miss Dean and Miss
Chorus, O little town of Bethle
Pantomine-Hark the Herald Ang
Chorus, The Christmas time
Santa Claus Jr.-Sixth Grade.
dporetta-The Toy's Rebellion.
The Holy City-Miss Collins.
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
We are a merry cro,vd, song b;
Merry Christmas, in concert by a
Dolly's Presents, a recitat:cn by
Merry Christmas-Song by the pri
Merry Christmas-An ucrost2 by
The -mistakes of Santa Claus
By six Children.
Oh, December how we love you,
-Song by Elementary grades.
Pence on Earth-A recitation by
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
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:
Cas of Characters
. Misery Moon., a Hloodoed Coon
Gideon Blair, A Millionaire-Har
Patrick Keller, A Ticket seller
Samantha Slade, poor' 01(1 maid
Hiram Tutt, an awvful nut-Ralph
Tom Rissle, Slick as a whstle
Paula Maleek, A Bclsheveik-Lois
Rosebud Reese, A charming neeee
- _Lecel Bowers.
Lula Pearl, a jazz-time gir' -
Music will be furnished by a string
- band. Admission-Adlults 20e.;
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.
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
Miss Willie Parsons left last week
for an extended visit in California
and back via Texas for a visit there
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
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
Misses Ellen Freeman, Eleanor
Boggs and Pett Chapman, Messrs.
W. C. O'Dell, Homer Freeman and Ki
Shirley, Jr., spent Thank'sgiving (lay
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
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
The entire family have the sympa
thy of the community, in their sad
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]DEATH OF MRS. GEORGE W.
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
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
SGIFTS THAT LAST
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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
10 o. m.-Devotional---Rev. A. M.
10:15-Some requisities for a good
1. Teacher Training-Prof. F.
2. Grading-A. P. Hammond.
Equipment-J. A. Robinson.
11:00-What does the Bible teach
concerning Ministerial support--J.
11:30-The meaning of Mat.23:'23
and other similar passages-C. E
12:00-Will our churches stand for
the preaching of a well-rounded gos
pel.-Rev. B. P. Mitchell.
1:45-Devotional-J. E. Foster.
1. His Qualifications-Dr. J. Ii.
2.His Functions-Rev. F. S. Chil
:3. His term of oiice.-R. I'. Mal
Adjournment at will.
Each topic will be thrown open for
general discussion after the leader
appointed has finished his discussion.
F OR HIMl
~uekles and1( Belts
Esley, St C.
COURTHOUSE CLOSED CHRIST
We the undersigned county of
ficials, do hereby agree to close our
offices on Chr stmas Day Dec. 25,
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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,
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