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DRY MEASURE PASSED
CONGRESS LARGE MA
287 Members of National
. House Voted for Prohi En
forcement Law and 100
Washington, July 24.-By a vote of
nearly 3 to 1, the, house, weary of
talk on prohibition, passed a bill for
its enforcement, with provisions and
penalties so drastic as to bring from
the men who framed it the prediction
that it would forever suppress the
liquor traffic on American soil. Mem
ber's opposing the measure, however,
declared it was so drastic that it
would probably invite a presidential
Exactly one hundred-fifty-two
democrats and forty-eight republi
cans-refused to support ic. Against
this even hundred, the prohibitionists,
putting up a solid front to the very
last, polling 287 votes and just as the
result was announced, a little girl in
the gallery, too young to know what
it was all about, leaned over the fail
ing and waved a tiny flag. It was not
a signal for that, but the house broke
into applause, the galleries, only half
filled, meanwhile looking on in si
A broad smile spread over the
faces of the prohibition leaders, for
- their work in the house was ended
and the measure was ready for the
senate, where many of its restric
tions may be modified or stricken out.
The cloakroom rumor persisted that
all of this legislative effort might end
on the shoal of a presidential veto,
although the general view was that it
would be signed as passed.
One Feeble Hand Lifted.
Before the house put the bill on its
passage, one final but feeble hand
was reached forth to strike it down
and put in its place a briefer and
more liberal measure. This took the
form of a three-paragraph bill by
Representative Igoe, democrat, of
Missouri, introduced .some days ago,
and offered io-day in the form of a
motion to recommit, which meant its
substitution for the general enforce
ment measure, if the house saw fit.
But the house did not. Mr. Igoes' mo
tion was defeated, 255 to 136, and
this vote, analyzed, meant that at
least thirty-six members who favored .
a more liberal bill took the more
drastic one later when there was no
What Bill Provides.
The prohibition enforcement bill,
as it passed the house, provides:
. After January 26, 1920, eevry per- 1
son permitted under the law to have .
liquor in his possession shall report
the quantity and kind to the commis- .
sioner of internal revenue, (This ap
plies to chemists, physicians etc.) ,
After January 26, 1920, every per- .
session of any liquor, other than as ,
authorized by the law, shall be prima (
facie evidence that it is being kept
for sale or otherwise in violation of ,
the law. ,
It will not be required, however, ,
to report and it will not be illegal to
have in one's possesion liquor in a
private dwelling while the same is oe- j.
cupied and used by the possessor as
his private dwelling and the liquor
is used for personal consumption by ]
the owner, his family or his guests.
The possessor of such liquors,
however, bears the burden of proof
that the liquor was acquired and is .
Intoxicating liquors is defined as
a beverage containing more than Vs 1
of one per cent of alcohol.
Any house, boat, vehicle or other j
place where liquor is manufactured
or sold is declared a nuisance.
Ex ?rything Forbidden. \
No person shall manufacture, sell, j
barter, give away, transport, import, j
export, deliver, furnish or receive ^
any intoxicating liquors. J
Liquor for non-beverage purposes ,
and wine for sacramental use may be ,
sold under specific regulations.
Denaturel alcohol, medicinal prep- ;
arations (including patent medicines) .
unfit for beverage purposes, toilet .
articles, flavoring extracts and vine- ?
gars are exempted.
Registered physicians are author
ized to issue prescriptions under
strict regulations for the use of li
quor in cases where it may be consid
ered necessary as medicine.
Liquor advertisements of all kinds
Sale, manufacture or distribution
of compounds intended for use in the
unlawful manufacture of liquor' is
prohibited .together with sale or pub
lication of recipes for home manu
No Drinking on Trains.
Use of liquor as a beverage on any
public conveyance, train, boat or
jitney bus is prohibited.
Broad powers are given under the
search and seizure sections to offi
cers charged with enforcement of the
law. They may enter a dwelling house
in which liquor is sold and seize it, j
together with implements of manu
Seizure of ar ci'aft . or vehicles
used in the 1 >portation of liquor
Enforcement of the war-time act
and the constitutional amendment is
provided for in the measure and in
practically the same manner.
For 'first offense violators, the
maximum fine is $1,000 or six months
in prison and for subsequent offenses
fin??s range from $200 to $2,000 or
one month to five years in prison.
Enforcement both of the war-time
act and the amendment is reposed in I
the internal revenue bureau and the
department of justice.
FLENTY OF SUGAR iN
War Department Sells Big
New York, July 25.-The war de
partment has sold to the United
States sugar equalization board 37,
000,000 pounds of refined sugar, it
was announced here to-day by George
A. Zabriskie, president of the board,
who declared there is "abundance"
of raw sugar in the country, that re
tail prices should not exceed ll cen*
a pound and that there is no need oi
The head of the sugar equalization
board said that profiteering dealers j
if reported, may suffer revocation of
their licenses for they are still under
thc- control of the federal food admin
istration, who will not cease to func
tion until the senate signs the peace j
treaty. He charged the apparent |
shortage to "speculative exporters" j
and belated orders from canners and J
candy makers. Housewives were
hoarding sugar unnecessarily, he
said. New England having refined j
sugar stocks sufficient to last six
Sugar is abundant in the United j
States and if it were not for profit-1
eers and nervous housewives en- j
cou raged to hoard it there would be .
enough for every legitimate demand i
and a 30-days reserve supply in ad
dition, declared Mr. Zabriskie.
"The chief factor in this apparent
shortage, which is temporary," he
said, "has been the belated orders of
big fruit canneries and confection
ery factories which failed to antici
pate their ncrmal demands and held
off ordering their sugar in the expec
tation that sugar would be lower.
They knew the refiners could not sell
above the fixed price of 9 cents.
"Another element that, as yet, has
not affected the situation, is the ma
rine workers' strike which we hope
will be settled befor^ the entire fleet
of sugar ships is tied up in Atlantic j
and Gulf ports. Meanwhile, we are
reaching by radio at sea all the ves
sels possible and diverting them to
Cuba to bring back raw sugar.
"There is at present," Mr. Zabris
kie said, "no shortage of raw sugar.
Thc difficulty now is the capacity of
the refineries. Of the 2,030,000 tons
the United States sugar board con
tracted to purchase from Cuba, we
had still to receive on July 1 no less
than 1,100,000 tons. In addition to
this we have access to 1,970,000 more
tons, including the best sugar, which
will begin to come in about October
1 and the big cane crops of Louisiana
ind the insular possessions of the
"The situation is entirely satisfac
tory so far as the raw material is
concerned and I know the refiners
ire doing their part for their plants
have been operated night and day,
ind some on Sundays for months
pas". In those parts pf the country
where local shortages exist it is true,
there is an inclination to profiteer,
but it is easy to fix the blame for
that. The refiner ca,nnot sell sugar
for more than 9 cents a pound. The
wholesaler is obliged to ask a mini
mum profit of 35 cents; so that the
retailer does not pay more than
59.35 a hundred. Everybody, there
for!.1 would be able to buy sugar at a
maximum of ll cents a pound and I
knew of chain stores selling it to-day
for less than 10 cents."
Summer Complaint in Children.
There is not anything like so many
deaths from this disease now as be
fore Chamberlain's Colic and Diar
rhoea Remedy came into such general
use. When this remedy is given with
castor oil as directed and proper care
is taken as to diet, it is safe to say
that fully ninety-nine out of every
hundred cases recover. Mr. W. G.
Campbell of Butler, Tenn., says,
"I have used Chamberlain's Colic and
Diarrhoea Remedy for summer com
plaint in children. It is far ahead of
anything I have ever used for this
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THE ADVERTISER OFFICE.
A Program qf Progress.
Clemson College, July 21.-The
Sou:h Carolina Landowners Associa
tion, which operates (without buying
or selling or ownship of lands) for
the development of our agricultural
resources, has a program of real
progress, as is evidenced by the elev
en planks in its platform.
1. A nine months school for every
South Carolina child.
2. A superior state-wide highway
3 Immediate eradication of the
cattle tick; concentrated effort to
suppress hog cholera.
4. Extensive development of per
5. Co-operative associations to
stimulate the introduction of pure
bred live stock and to facilitate the
profitable marketing of live stock and
other farm products.
6. An effective dog-control law to
make the sheep industry possible.
7. Amendment of chattel mort
gage laws and other measures to im
prove the security of live stock cred
it and extend its use by banks,
8. Adequate appropriation for ag
9. Co-ordination of experiment
station work under agricultural col
10. Extension of the Federal re
clamation policy to swamp and cut
11. A comprehensive state and
federal policy for the encouragement
of farm ownership, especially for the
benefit of soldiers and sailors, and
Summer Complaint Quickly Relieved.
"About two years ago when suf
fering from a severe attack of sum
mer complaint, I took Chamberlain's
Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and it
relieved me almost instantly," ?writes
Mrs. Henry Jewett, Clark Mills, N.
Y. This is an excellent remedy for
colic and diarrhoea and should be
kept at hand by every family.
A man had just arrived at a Vir
ginia summer resort. In the afternon
he was sitting on the veranda, when
a handsome young woman and her
six year old son came out. The little
fellow at once made friends with the
"Whats' your name?" he said.
Then when the information had been
given, he added, "Are you married?"
"I am not married," responded the
man, with a smile.
At this the child paused a moment
and turning to his mother, said:
"What else was it, mamma, you want
ed me to ask him?"
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
County of Edgefield
By W. T. Kinnaird Esquire, Probate
Whereas, Joe Allen of above Coun
ty and State made suit to me, to grant
him Letters of Administration of the
Estate of and effects of Edmund Al
len, late of said County and State,
THESE ARE THEREFORE to cite
and admonish all and singular the
kindred and Creditors of the said Ed
mund Allen, deceased, that they be
and appear before me, in the Court
of Probate, to be held at Edgefield,
S. C., in my office on 8th day of Au
gust next after publication thereof,
at ll o'clock in the forenoon, to show
cause, if any they have, why the said
Administration should not begranted.
GIVEN under my Hand, this 22nd
day of July Anno Domini, 1919.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. C., S. C.
Published in Edgefield Advertiser
each intervening Wednesday prior to
August Sth, 1919.
The Military College of South
Carolina. Classed by the
War Department as a
Full course in engineering, sciences
One BENEFICIARY SCHOLAR
SHIP, which pays nearly all expenses,
is vacant in Edgefield County and will
be filled by a competitive examina
tion to be held on August 8th at the
County seat. This examination will
be given on the following subjects:
Algebra through quadrations, plane
geometry, English grammar, compo
sition and rhetoric, literature, Ameri
can history and physical geography.
A limited number of pay cadets
will be received. Total expenses need
not exceed $400. Early application
is necessary. For catalogue giving
full information, address
COL 0. J. BOND, SUPT.,
The Citadel, Charleston, S. C.
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Notice of Election of Public I
Notice is hereby given that an
election for public cotton weighers
for the towns of Johnston, Trenton
and Edgefield for a term of two
years, commencing September 1,
1919, will be held at the respective
towns on Saturday, August 2, 1919.
The polls will be open at eight o'clock
a. m. and close at four o'clock p. m.
All qualified electors who market
cotton at the respective towns will be
allowed to vote, but no person can
vote at more than one place. There
will be two cotton weighers elected
for the town of Johnston and one
for each of the other two places. The
following managers are appointed to
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?old s?id election:
Edgefield-W. J. Duncan, W. L.
Dunovant, Jr., and Wallace Holston.
Johnston-Wilbur Yonce, Tom
lilford and W. H. Dobey.
Trenton-Wallace Wise, Albert
iiller and Roper Moss.
The managers at each place are au
horized to appoint persons to take
he place of the managers who are
R. N. BROADWATER,
Superviser Edgefield County. '
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people know that I htve re-opened
my pressing club, and will appre
ciate their patronage. I am better
prepared than ever to clean and
press all kinds ' of garments, both
for ladies and gentlemen. All work
guaranteed. Let me know when
you have work and I will send for
it and make prompt delivery.
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