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THE MARLBORO DEMOCRAT
BENNETTS VILLE, S. C.
DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING CO.,
W. F. CALDWELL, EDITOR
Friday, Keb. 21 j lOOb"
THE DISPENSARY INVESTIGA
That dispensary commission is
bringing out sonic, mightily inter
esting facts and it louies to us as ?I'
some people had hotter begin to
get shaky about thu Knees. ICiicli
tiny that they have been in ses
sion and tho more the investiga
tions tho moro deeper tho pro Wo rs
have gone and they now bid l'air
to get nt the very bottom of thc
whole rottenness which ruled the
old dispensary und through it tho
whole state for years. Wc rejoice
Il is gratifying to know that
wo have such a fearless und able
attorney general tis ?) Ionizer Lyon.
lt wns ho, alono, with some others,
who lirsl as members of tho com
mittee appointed by thc legisla
ture some years neo bcgtili thc un
earthing bf the rottenness and the
dirt winch was heine- practiced
upon the slate of South Carolina,
(joitig from piuco to place and ex
amining thc liquor houses they
opened the eyes bf the people to
all this li I th. A grateful people
made Lyon Attorney ?cherul and
their wisdom has bccii shown every
day since he was elected.
Lyon promised iii tho campaign
two years ugo that ho was going
to trace all this corruption to its
source and he is making rapid
progress. Because lib did not nt
??nee jump in and have all the
?rowel in jail in a few months
onie people said that he was only
nuking campaign promises nod
?coiled tit the idea that he would
liven carry the matter any further.
But hero sum in the man showed
tWIl'll till . .... AV.,?..,, ..... IV. ii VI
prosecution was launched. Wit
ness after witness have been ex
amined. Ably assisted hy Col.
Felder, ol' (ia., Lyon has hoon
hammering away with all his might
and while np one lias yet hod n Con
victed still ii great amount of
evidence has been gathered and he
will now take thc light lip before
tin' courts. Thc grund jury of
Richland County will soon have
thc casos of some before thom and
should they return inditcnicnls
the cases will come up for trial
jiiul then the light will tako plate.
Ol' course noone wants un inno
cent man convicted and there is
small chance of this. What is
wanted is tho real thcivcs and thc
grafters. Got these and tho rest
can gb. lt doesn't even matter
much about thc little follows. Tho
''big guns" aro the om-s we want
to see caught and punished and wo
wish Lyon and his assistants all
thc success possible in this most
A PARTING REMINDER.
It was announced some weeks
ago that tho Democrat would
stop coming to those who had hot
paid in advance by the first of this
Month. So this is the last issue
which will be sent out to times
who have not paid up.
Many of our subscribers have
responded to pur appeal and hav<
como and paid up. To these wc
desire to express our appreciation
and thank?;. There are others wh<
have paid no attention to tin
appctll and it is to thom that W<
desire to say a few parting words,
Tho Democrat is now nh eighl
pago paper, just twice its formel
size. Tho subscription price is $i
still und hence you can well soi
timi you aro getting much more
for the same money. The Demo
crut keeps up w ith tho news ol' thc
times and in each issue will lu
found tho ?yents of interest, nol
only in tho County but all over tin
lu addition to tho announcement!
which have appeared in tho paper
tho Democrat has mailed to each
ono who is in arrears a notico ask
ing that they pay up and notifying
them that unless they pay up the
paper will soon be stopped.
lt is our intention to revise the
mailing list ut once and put on each
paper sont out a label with thc name
< bo subscriber and tho date when
tho subscription expires. In tins
way tho subscriber will know just
when his paper is ont and can bo
ready to renew when tho time
conies, wo hope that each one will
remain on tho mailing list, ll'you
have not attended to this before
send in your money at once, for
aller this week lhere will be. no
more. Democrat to visit you unless
il has been paid for cash in advance.
We now <;i\'o, you a chance to
renew your subscription and enter
this splendid contest. Bring in
your money and your votes and
got Into thc l hick of tho light. 11'
you have not paid your subscrip
tion in advance then aller this
time it will bo "Au revoir."
Wo Wonder bow many lawyers
ure in tho South Carolina legisla
The state sen - tc resembles thc
weather in some respects. They
are both so changeable.
UN * KU I t,
Thal immigration convention in
Tampa turned out like i mst ol' the
rest, all talk and no w? .k.
Kt. KM KW
Weather forecast for next week;
Clear and pleasant. This forecast
is made in view of thc adjourn
ment of the legislature.
MP' Kt* . NH
What has become ol'the board
of traded This question was ask
ed us ibo other day bul we were
unable to answer. Wc pass ii on.
K?> KU KW
And now they aro wanting more
More circuits, moro Judges,
more solicitors, more stenograph
ers, more money spent, and more
taxes. Taxpayers do you seo how
all this works i
Mf .K*> Mk.
Atlanta is -iii! telling about thal
big storm and l'rco/.o they had lasl
week. And every time thc ac
counts come they grow larger;
Wonderful, but then that is At
* K> ?
ll is said thal tal!, of war be
tween Russia and Turkey has made
all thc llwssians restless. No won
der. It must remind them of thc
little trouble with .Japan not so
? ? ?.
Wo sec that tho legislature ii
talking about raising salaries. Th(
best thing they could do would b(
to adjourn and come home or pasy
a law that thc sessions should bi
limited to ton days at $2 per day,
KB. K*. 4M
Representative Scruggs iron
Chesterfield says that thc Stale ii
a biased newspaper. The. Stati
dosh't print. Keprcsvntativc Srtiggi
speeches. Reminds us of tho fa
bio of the fox and thc sour grapes
Thc present legislature is guilt;
of sins of omission rather than sin.
of commission. The, things whirl
they have, done, can bo, named 01
one linger while the things whicl
they have, left undone are iimumer
We heard a newspaper man tin
other day-we won't say wba
newspaper be belongs to sugges
this ticket for tho democratic norn
liiation : for President, Ben Till
man. ol' S. ( '., for Vice Pres, I lon
ry Watterson, ol' Kentucky, Wi
will venture this much thal I Iii
duel would make themselves heart
in every nook and corner of Un
Editor Kocstcr had it ''rubbed
in" by Lyon at that meeting be
fore the investigating commission.
BEAUTY SPOT NEWS NOTES
Meeting of School Association -
Honor Koli of Pupils.
Beauty Spot, Feb. U.r-The im
provement association ol* Beauty
Spot academy held a very enthusi
astic meeting on Friday afternoon.
The president of tho association
gave a lull report ol' the, improve
ments made during- this term ol'
sch.?ol then presented a list Ol the
things thal can yet In1 accomplish
ed and are needed, and asked for
suggestions as to how the money
should lie raised. A majority ol'
thc members being present they
decided io sell all tho good things
that constitute a "hot supper" on
Friday evening, February the
i kV cn ty lirst, in the school building.
The Beauty Spot academy hon
or roll: Clarence lleustcss, ninth
grade. Sixth grade, Kva lleustcss,
Vance Cottingham, ('harlie Ileus
Fourth grade Kvart Faster
ling. Louise lleustcss, liosa .lon
cs. Maggie 1 leustoss
Second grade Flrid iSnstcrling,
Miss Annie lleustcss is visiting
relatives at I lebr?n fora lew (lays.
Mr. MC ( !ottinghain who has
been ill willi grip for several
weeks is COUVtllcsillg.
Mrs. (??nevc Weatherly is visit
ing her sister in Creensboro, N. C.
( 'ol. ll t ' Mel ntyrc bas returned
from ( 'ol 11 ml ?ia, where he a! I (mded
the Alumnii banquet ol' the uni
KS IA IK nf M A UV WA I. I. A < ' K
liv v iii nc ol'an order granted
hy (lie I'rohate court I will sell ai
the late residence ol' Mrs. Marv
Wall ace on March iib 1908, the
.,,.,1. ,.r ...i. : i \ i.
cash. .1. 1.. Townsend',
Keb. is, I OOM. . 8-JO.
Taken to the Asylum.
Sherill'(?reen went to C'oltim' ia
on Tuesday t > take Levic Cotting
ham. a white man, and ( 'alvin
rlcll'crson*s wife, a negress, to the
asylum. They w( i\> committed by
judge of Probate McLaurin aller
an examinai ion.
of thc best possible
every enterprising c
"it is ns easy as rolli
only usc enough
Is there any reason why )
Janies M. Swint, o? Cl
acre o? Vlrginia-?aroli
He gathered one and ;
acre, and there w ere more
This is the experience of h
planters. Careful preparador
use of high grade Virginia.C
surely "increase ye//*'yiclds per
prejudiced authorities tell how :
Virginia-Carolina Farmers' Yea
a copy o? which may he secured
izcr dealer, or from our nearest
An interesting picture of Mi
cotton will be found in this 'l
AGAIN IN JAIL HERE
N. B. Cohen to be tried Before
Magistrate Calhoun at
N li Cohen, who was arrested
and tried here und consequent
ly released, and Inter another war
rant was sworn out against him
charging him with brenco of trust
with fraudulent intent was brought
buck hero on Wednesday morning
by Sherill" Oreen and lodged in
jai!. The case will come up for
I rial I'Y'uln.v morning'.
IL will lie recalled thal ( lohen
w as arrested charged with embez
zlement. 'The ease was tried be
fore Magistrate Kastorlhlg. The
prosecutor is the Chicago Crayon
Company. They were unable io
prove that they wen' n corpora
tion and l'or this reason the case
was dismissed. The last warrant i
u as sw o: ti out before .Magistrate
Calhoun at Clio and the ease w ill
i>e tried by him today. The com
pany is represented by Messrs.
Townsend, I/ivihgston and Muell
er, The defendant is represented
by .1 VV Let ?rand. Ksq.
S7 3-10 Acp'it ?ix niilcB noftli titi ni o!
It?<1 S|>riu H m,il I J, I Ul lott lunn llUtill lille
ot A Coled I, li? llidlrcud Twitniy nori
ulciirop Ti.1.1., r nuil winni will p:iy th<
c>:p'. n.-r. of clearing t'rioi S- ooo Tctni
i-a-di .1 T la is l p K,
I)<-c 20, Hjoy I ted Rpi mn- N 0.
Al Boston. Mass., recently, the
Aid Society of the Main St reel
H 11 p t i s i church 11 fran gi d ti
^charity'1 whist part.\ and odored
three prizes. Las! weeli illidge
Wentworth, in I lie superior Court,
found six ol'them guilty of gatnh
I ling and lined fhein lift.S dollars
; ouch- Southern Pi'esbytei ian.
New Hotel Co. Ornanizcd.
The stockholders pf tho new lui
iel company mei on Tuesday nf
Tiie following were elected HS lit"
0 iii ce rs; li ll N'owlpiii Pr?sident;
W S Mowry, Secreta l'y ni tl Treas
lt is Kidd thal the new 1 . iel Will
: ! Q creeled al oiii e. ll w ill stand
mi the lot adjoining the Olllce of
S'eWjion arid ? )\\en--, lin locatior
heine ideal hi ey?ry I'OSptet.
ror. Yiv.iNU OK oi.n
^ Tin; f?t?'C PIM. aoL!)
W Little Liver Pills W
3 Cotton Crop
quality, is the aim of'
.otton planter. And
tng down hill" if you
rou cannot do just as well
liipley, Ga.; who used Odd ll
na Fertilizers on his cotton
i half bales of cotton per
bolls yet to open,
und red 3 of other cotton
i of your soil, and liberal
arolina Fertilizers will
acre." Numerous un
it is done In the new
r Hook or Almanac, ,Os
trom your f?rtil
sales otlice. ?
r. Swint's **KO?
uicnl Co. Mi
, I (nu.
4.50 gent's shoos.3.12
.I.2.*> gent's pat shoos.2.98
3.50 gent's shoes.2.63
3,25 gent's pat shoes.'2.38
''.<><> gent's shoos.?2/27
2.50 gent's shoos.1.81
2.2.*? gaul's shoos.Lot)
1. 75 gout's shoes.L.33
:'..*>() Indies* shoos.2.68
2.25 ladies' shoes.1.88
2.25 ladies* shoes .L.6J
I.T.'i ladies* shoos.1,37
1.25 gent's dress shil ls. .8??
.7."? gent's dross shirts.47
.75 gent's undershirts.ii)
.7.? emil's drawers.49
10e shooting. 7c
I Oe bleaching.6^c
11 kr che
loo white homespun.7-ic
0c calico. 8c
Sc calico. (lc
Z. P. Wright
RENDS Al CUSTOMERS
y to the Friends and Customers
of Claude T, Moore
Wi* have purchased tho business of Claude T.
Mooro and aro now located at his old stand. The lire
"put us to the bad"1 lor a little while but we are now
prepared to do a huger business than ever and to give
you the right goods at the right prices. Wc extend our
thanks for niel received during the lire and assure you
that same is appreciated by us. We will bc open for
business at tho former stand of Claud T Mooro on Sat
urday February 1st. We want all our customers and
friends and all of Claude T Moore's customers and
friends to continue to trade with us and uet thc best
groceries at the cheapest prices. If you want anything
JF?HO*rXTJE! 3XTo. IO
and they will be delivered at your home.
Again thanking our friends and asking for a con
tinuance of their patronage, we are
= & BRO =
East Darlington Street, stand
formerly occupied by Claude