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TILLMAN'S ARGUMENTS ANALYZED.
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tai ions in it? execution, and therefore
tnust bo condemned. It corrupts
thc officers win? attempt its execu
tion, ami must continue to ?lo so be
cause men strong enough to resist
Us temptations cannot be induced to
assume its mauagoinent. it must,
therefore, continue to bo condemned.
J i cannot he redeemed. The people
see this and aro voting it out. Let
th? good work go Ott !
Senator Tillman's second argu
ment-apparon tly intended both in
favor of tlic dispensary and against
prohibition-is that men will drink
and, therefore, liquor will be sold
- illichow. That it is best to have it
d ?ne legally and that tho dispensary
i-? tho best legal scheme for control?
lng its sale That prohibition will
noi prohibit and will, therefore, fos
Lor thu illegal sale.
Hut does thc dispensary control
tiic sale? Does not the blind tiger
l lut'ish i?i dispensary towns as else?
where? Have not recent exposures
diown that almost every dispensary
Investigated is itself, ii not a blind
tiger, a mere ferocious beast, ono
hit not only glares its d?liant eyes
tl the face ot' the law, but actually
seizes the law and uses it to make
merchandise for its own profit, not
it' liquor alone, but of bottles and
boxes and cases and presents of
? .very description. The illegal sale,
UOl ot' whiskey aloin , hut of all other
available commodotics accessory to
lite execution ol' the law is actually
being cart ifd on by the sworn otlieers
of the legal system and the money
put in their own pockets. Not only
SO, le?', in some install?es, bas lt not
been shown, that these same officers
.vere in alliance with the ordinary
'.?lind tiger assisting him and being
assisted in their own private and
Ilegal schemes by him'. Could con
fusion bc worse confounded? Is
there any danger that prohibition
could beat this? Is it beatable?
And thc worst of it is that this
doubly disgraceful spectacle must
continue as long as tho dispensary
l:ives for, as we have seen, officers of
euft?oient moral strength to prevent
it cannot be put in charge of the
system.
Again, can the contention that tho
legalized sale is preferable to the ille
gal sale which would go on under
prohibition bo maintained, even if
the legal sale were possible without
any form of the illegal ? This is
Senator Tillman's contention. If his
prinoiplo is sound it must stand tho
test of generalization. Would thc
Senator be willing to generalize it?
W ' dd he contend that because the
lets of theft, murder and rape, for
example, will bo committed illegally,
!n the lace ol' the prohibitory lawn
now in force against them, therefore
it Would bc better to I egal ?7.6 these
I'-ls? This is the principle. Il sound
why not apply il in all cases? These
vi e all recognized crimes-liquor sell*
tug undoubtedly the most hurtful to
society. Why favor it supremely ?
Kadi of the Ten Commandments is
broken every day. Should we, there
fore, ami ul them and legalize ethi
cally the acts which they prohibit?
Would Senator Tillman agree to
ibis? Vet obviously his prinoiplo
demandait. Kverybody knows that
no prohibitory law, ethical or legis
ative, prohibits absolutely. No one
?retonds that it ?loes, ever ?lid, or
.vi r will. Hut docs that fact justify
lie repeal of ail prohibitory laws
md the legalizing of all prohibited
.lime?? If not, then, in the name
>f common sense, why select thc
-ale ?.f liquor-tho om- admittedly
nost productive of all other forms <
iee and evil - as the one that slioti'
.e legalizod ?
Senator Tillman mi.raht defend his
{loition hore by assuming that the
sale of liquor ns a beverage is not a
crime, but a form of legitimate busi
ness. It is hardly conceivable that
:t man of bis intelligence should
make this assumption, and certainly
not fair to attribute it to bim if bo
<loes not make it. Hm should he
make it. the ease his dispensary
Would be but little better off. It
would be ohanged only from a moral
to a legal impostor. For surely tho
.State lias no righi to monopolize any
legitimate business, denying lo its
oitizen tho privilege of engaging in
that business. In any cnse, therefore,
the Senator's dispensary arguments
cannot slat. I the test of logic and
6thioS RS evidently the dispensary
cannot stand the tesl of the common
Tor Vour Protection
WO placo this lal iel on every
package <>f Scott'? Emulsion.
Thc mau u itha lisbon Iiis back
la ?mr t rude mark, anil it is a
guarantee that Scott's Kmul
sion will <lo all that is claimed
for lt. Nothing hoi ter for Inn?,-,
thront or bronchial troubles in
infant or adult. Seott'e l.mul
sion ls < mc of t bo irren teat llesh
buildei'g known to tho medical
world.
We'll senti you a sample free.
SCOTT & BOWNE, "'?'?w'vlrk00*
sense o? the people as expressed by
the popul?r vote. The people are
recovering their sonvs and they in?
ton?! to bc benni on this. They are
settling it as fast as they can in ac
cord with right ?'ind reason.
The Senator's Biblical argument
if intended to support the dispen
sary or justify the drinking of liquor
as a beverage hardly invites exami
nation. As a rule each man reads
his own Bible ; .ind each will doubt
less lind, us the writer does, that HIS
Bible does not read that way tor him.
Enough for the dispensary. What
are the real arguments for prohibi
tion ?
1. It is Scriptural. Tho Hilde
j everywhere seeks to minimize crime
with a "thou shalt not." There can
! be no doubt that if alcoholic liquors,
; as wo have them, had been known
( when the decalogue was pennell
there would have been another com
mandment : "Thou shalt not make
or take or in any way communicate
to another the accursed 'stuff.' "
2. Any inherent evil that is a
menace to public morals and public
. safety should bc pi ohibited by law.
j Liquor selling is everywhere recog
nized as such an evil. All civilized
people outlaw such evils and enforce
thc law as best they can unless tho
evil be one from which a majority
wish to derive supposed pleasure or
profit. l>ut in all cases tho best peo
ple endeavor to prohibit all such
evils by law and this is right.
8. To prohibit the sale of liquor is
the only ethical solution of the li
quor problem, and, therefore, the
only safe one. If we prohibit its
sale and make an honest effort to en
force thc law our duty is met and
our obligation to God and humanity
discharged. If then our boys become
drunkards the responsibility is with
them and those who defile them-not
with us, for wo have done all we
could to prevent it. If a man brings
COTTON IS
JLO1
This Cc
IN PROCESS,
After c
delivered in s
promptly, as tl
cotton or cotto
Our chi
ind if the wor
w ** appreciate
We are
for s? me, ?uar
For wei
For del
For sto
month or fract
liquor into 'us home and uses it be
fore inn family and authorizes its UH<
by them, and his boya become drunk
auls his responsibility is quite differ
eut from that of tho man who ex
eludes it from his home, oe vet
touches it himself and throws :ill hil
influence against its use. It'bis boyi
. go outside and jjet it against Iiis ex
ample and advioe ( which they ar?
i Dot likely to do) he is not respoiisi
j ble-Iiis full duty bas been done
I others must answer for the evil re
suits. So in the ease of legalisint
its sale. The man who votes for it
sale in any form becomes rcspousibh
for all the evils that follow. Hu wh<
VOteS against its sale and lends bi
inti Hence to support bis vole, dis
diarizes bis whole duty. If, then, i
is sold "anyhow" the responsibility i
not on liiin, but on those who violiiti
thu law-a vast difference to on
who has proper regard for his civil
Jami moral obligation. Under prohi
tioil any man CHU, of course, onie
' from without as much liquor as In
chooses for his own use. But in easi
of sin-h order the responsibility fo
its effects is on him alone. If, how
ever, he could buy that same liquo
at home legally then every man win
voted to or?ate for him the lega
right to buy becomes responsible fo
its exercise and for all the COI180
quencos which follow. Truly, it i
no trivial matter to east a vote to le
galize ci line ! Let the people of thi
State divest themselves of the re
j Bponsibility for the sins of others b;
refusing to vote to legalize those sin
or the souree from which they arise
i Let those who may persist in doinj
the wrong bear the whole respousi
bility for it. The only way to d<
this in the ease of the liquor Halli
is to vote for prohibition by votilij
out the dispensary. Let no mai
jeopardize the eternal interests of bi
sons or his neighbor's sons and invit
on himself the responsibility for the!
ruin for the sake of the few pennie
that a vote against the dispensar;
may add to his tax account, or fo
any other reason. Be not deceive'
by tlio educational argument. Th
difference in the length of the achoo
term will bo very slight. Even if i
were very groat no man could afton
to take the risk. Better an ignoran
boy with a sound moral charade
and a clean, sober life than an intel
lectual giant in a drunkard's grave
The sale of one bottle of liquor ma;
mean more in a boy's lifo than a uni
versity education-and it often doe*
Fathers eau not afford to tako th
risk. Being the father of seven som
the writer shall take no such risk.
Therefore vote it out and keep i
'out as far as possible.
A Good Tillmanite.
Bock Hill, S. C.
Farmers' Institutes.
Clemson College will hold Farmer:
institutes in a number of counties thi
fall and winter. Those citizens who di
sire an institute held in their COmmunit
nie requested lo send their applicatioi
to J. N. Harper, Director of Farmer
j Institutes, Clemson College, S. C., nt
I later than November 1st, 1905.
NOT
RECEIVED TO
WING CONDITIO
AUTHORIZED T(
)mpany is responsible
and will pay for same
otton is delivered or
iced bin, it is then at
nder no circumstance
n seed that is left at Gi
vrjje for Ginning is 2
K is not satisfactory se
your business and wi
prepared to store you
anteeing weight and ?
ighing and grading co
ivering cotton bacK tc
rage and insurance ?
ional part thereof.
HIE COURTEI
Newn
Saved from Death.
Newberry, October 14.-PHHSOII
gora on northbound midday Co
lumbia, Newberry and Laurent train
tell a thrilling sioiy of a little child's
almost miraculous escape from death
and of a mother's heroie interven?
tiou. While the train was (.pending
between Little Mountain ann Jhapiu,
a six-year-old boy whose name can
not be learned was Standing up on a
ear seat by nu open window when
the rapidly moving train lurched
around a curve and burled the lillie
fellow headlong through the window.
The mother, who occupied the seat
behind reached tar over the inter*
venino sea* ami caught the hoy's
ankle just ns it was disappearing
over the sill. Nothing but a moth
er's love could have made these
slender H?gers strong enough to
cheek the headlong Hight and keep
their bold under the terrific strain ns
the quivering little body swung to
and Ito like a pendulum al. lite side
of the thundering train.
It was only a matter of seconds
before Capt. J. s. Land, of Co
lumbia, who was just opposite, came
to the woman's aid and drew the
child into the uar uninjured. Not a
sound bail escaped from the boy's
lips during the entire episode, but his
face was white and drawn.
o ? rx* o m x yv..
? Bears the ^ind You Have Always Bought
Two men were killed and a womat,
and child injured in an automobile
accident in Dotroitjecently.
The Slate convict prison at Uiver
Bend, Ala., was destroyed by lire
the other day, but all the convicts
were saved.
Twenty-seven persons were killed
and thirty-five injured in the recent
wrecking of a mail train near Vladi
kavkaz, Russia.
Edhera Pasha, commander-in-chief
of the Turkish army during the
Greco-Turkish war, and leader of the
Turks in the defense of Plevna
against the Russians, is dead.
Fourteen men were killed by a
cave-in at the Vermont State com
pany's quarry, near (iranville, N. Y.,
last week, among tho number J. R.
Williams, president of the company.
3UST
ONE
WORD that word ls
i Txxt-t?ss,
; lt refers to Dr. Tutt's Liver Pills and
J3EANS HEALTH.
Arc you constipated?
Troubled with indigestion?
Sick bvaducbe?
Virtijio?
Bilious?
Insomnia?
ANY of these .symptoms and many othci
indicate inaction of the LiviiR M,rT
YOU ?Tood.
Tutt's Pills
Take No Substitute.
ICE
BE GINNED UPON
NS, AND NO ONE
? CHANGE SAME :
for y o vir cotton and cot?
if damaged.
platform in front of Gi
*isK of owner and mus
i will this Company be r<
n by owners,
? cents per lOO pounds
me should be reported i
?h to deserve it.
* cotton and issue a ware
rade, upon the followinj
ton into warehouse, IO <
owner, IO cents per bal
gainst fire, 15 cents per
JAY M'F'C. C<
rj SB Ca
The friends of Attorney General
Gunter will regret to learn that he
has suffered a relapse at his home at
Batesburg and had to bo carried
back to the Columbia hospital for
further treatment. An operation
has been performed on him ami the
doetors say that Mr. Gunter is now
doing splendidly.
Daniel J. Sulloy, the noted colton
manipulator of New York, addressed
the cotton farmers at Raleigh, N. C.,
one day last week, about 600 being
present representing the county.
He said when bc left New York he
thought he could do some good by
Coming among Southern planters and
urging them to hold their colton for
higher prices, but that be finds they
are already holding it SO well that if
only lb?')' bold out :i little longer the
victory wiib 12 or 14 cent cotton
will surely be theirs. Ile declared,
thal as soon as it is known through
OUt ibo world that planters are in
grim earnest about holding the crop
the world will pay the planters'
price. Ile expressed the conviction
that thc crop this year was n ally less
than 10,0(10,0(1(1 bales.
Lotter to W. S. Cross, Walhalla.
Dear Sir: You buy your horseshoes
and nails; your grandfather, if ho was a
blacksmith, made 'cm. You can't alford
to hammer them out hy hand \v icu you
can buy as good, or better perhaps,
ready m ado to your hand, for a little
more than the cost of thc iron.
What do you think of a painter who
goes on buying his linseed oil and white
lead, and mixing, and tinting hy hand,
and charging his time for work that is
far bettor-done than he can do it, ?lone
by machinery, done as your horseshoes
and nails are made.
Mistake, isn't it?
Ile is wasting his chance in tho world.
There is no better stu IT to do business
with than good horseshoes and paint;
and no better work than putting them
on. Good horseshoes well put on: h's
the putting 'em on that makes you a
blacksmith: no matter who makes'om.
Who wanta to go hack to old times,
and make bis own horseshoes?
liet ween ut two, that, painter don't
know bow to make good paint-ho usod
to; but paint has run away from him.
J. W. Holl, Walhalla; Gb W. Qignilliat,
Seneca; Matheson Hardware Co., West
minster, sell our paint.
Three men were killed, one in
jured and a carload of race horses
were so injnred that they had to bo
shot, as thc result of a collision be
tween a passenger train and a fast
freight on thc Pennsylvania railroad,
near Millersville, Sunday.
John Summergill, aged twenty-one
years, a member of Franklin (Fa.)
College football team, was killed ina
game tho other day. How much
pain and heart-ache these football
and baseball games cause will never
be fully known in this world, but is
certain that the world would bc far
botter off if the time given to this
sort of recreation was used in some
other way.
Hobby-Went fishing yesterday
instead of goin' to school.
Tommy-Catch anything ?
Hobby-Not till I got home.
ton seed while
in and seed is
it be removed
responsible for
of lint cotton,
to the office, as
ihouse receipt
g terms:
:ents per bale,
e.
bale for each
so
Yours truly,
F. W. Dovoe ?fc Company.
THE FOL
; TS
.?*
Attorney Goneral's Ruling About Schools.
Columbia, October 14.-A rather
pe uliar question has come before
State Superintendent of Education
Martin Some time ugo thc State
Hoard of Education passed a resolu
tion encouraging tho building of new
schools. lt appears that a tract of
land lias boeu left school trustees in
Due of tbe counties for school pur?
noses, but it is with the condition,
L)i;il ih<- building shall remain upon
Lhis tract forever anil that in case of
removal it shall KO hack to the legal
?eira. On account of the shifting of
thc population it is possible I
some day the building may have
bc moved and it was a question as to
whether the Male Hoard could force
thc county trustees not to accept
land ttuder these conditions, A reso
lution of tlie boanl came up and thu
whole matter was laid before tho as
sistant Attorney General Vonni ms,
who decided that the State Hoard
lias authority i" tho matter in tho
following opinion :
"That such a resolution as this is
ill right.
"Resolved, That county boards of
education shall require all publio
school buildings to ho constructed
Dilly upon land deeded to thc trustees
in fee simple ; that no Behool build
ing shall bc aided by funds under
the school improvement act, unless
constructed according to plans ap
proved by tho Slate Board of Educa
tion, and furthermore, unless thu
building be of first-class material and
workmanship upon inspection by the
County Superintendent of Education.
I am of the opinion that it is within
tho competency of tho State Hoard
af Education to pass this regulation."
"There is a way thatseemeth right
unto a man, but tho ends thereof are
the ways of death." Submitted to
the dispeusuryitcs for their consid
eration.
ft GOOD FARM FOR SALL
A(?DOD FA KM FOR SALK, ono and
a fourth miles from Walhalla Court
House, known as the residence property
[)f tho lato Col. IL W. Kuhtmaun, de
ceased. Contains i,",11 ancs. Embraces
upland chiefly, and sumo creek or branch
hottoin. Suitable for crops of cotton,
corn and small grain. Well adapted for
trucking. It is well wooded ami watered.
A 7-rooui dwelling, with good outbuild
ings.
Terms reasonable
S. P. DENDY, Attornoy,
Walhalla, S. C.
April 10, UK)."). ;l:?-?t>
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE OFFERED.
AS ATTORNEY POR THE OWNERS
tho undersigned oilers at private
Balo THREE TRACTS OF LAND on
Snow ( reek, OcotloO County, South Ca
rolina, recently belonging to the estate
of John ll. Sitten, deceased, as follows:
Tract No. 7-112 acres.
Tract No S-1 r.i acres.
Tract No. il-142 acres.
In separate tracts, or as :?7:> acres all
together, in one tract.
PRICE: $10.00 per acre, cash; or one
half cash, balance in twelve months,
with interest, secured by mortgage on
tho land. ?
As there aro some minors, tho title to
this proporty will have to he made
through court at tho cost ot tho ownejriLw
S. P. DENDY, Attorney.^
August 0, 1008. 82 45
MASTER'S SALES
State of South Carolina, f
County of Oconeo. J
In Court of Common I 'leas.
James W. Hrown and others, Plaintiffs,
against
Rush lt. Hrown and others, Defendants.
COMPLAINT KO? PARTITION, RKMKF, &a.
BV virtue of a decretal i rdor mado by
Hon. Ernest Gary. Judge Presiding
In tho Eighth Judicial Circuit, on tho
30th day of January, 1005, al his Cliainb-,*-*
ors, in Greenville, S. C., 1 will soil, to Hui]
highest bidder, at publio auction, boforo'P
tho Court House Door, in Walhalla, S. C.,
on salcsday, Monday, November 0th,
1005, bet ween tho legal hours of sale, tho
real ?slale of tho late Mrs. Mahala A.
Brown, deceased, as follows:
Tract No. 1-Known as tho North?
western part of tho Howland Cobb
tract situate in Oconeo county, South
Carolina, adjoining lauds ol' J. A. Cook,
Charles Leathers, T. ll. Hobson ant'
others, containing one hundred and
twenty-seven (127) acres, more or loss,
being part of tho real estate formerly
bolongiug to the late George Percival.
A I.so,
Tract No. 2-Known as tho remainder
of tho Rowland Cobb tract, hoing part
of tho real estate of tho said George
Percival, deceased, situate in Oconeo
county, South Carolina, adjoining Tract
No. 1, above described and others, con
taining ono hundred and thirty-three
(188) acres, moro or less.
These lauds aro moro fully described
In the deed of Riobard Lewis, Master,
lo Kohl. S. Percival, 0th of February A.
D., 1888. Seo Book "M," Pagos 220, 280,
-Ml ami 288, Mcsno Conveyance, Oconeo
county, South Carolina.
TERMS OF SALK : Ono half cash on
day ot sale, tho balance on a credit of
twelve months, interest trout day of salo,
HIM nred hy bond of tho purchaser and
mortgngo of tho premises, with leave to
anticipate payment, mid power to tho
Master to re-sell at the risk of former '
bidder in ease ol failure to comply,
Purchaser lo pay extra for thc pap?is.
To he sold in separate tracts.
W. o. WI UTK,
Master Ooonoo County, S. C.
I let ober I 1, 1005. 11*44
fOLEYSKlDNEYCURE
Makes Kid noys and Dladdor Right

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