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Eutered April 23, 1903 at Pickens, S. 0., as second class watter, under act of CoIngreAs of March 3, 1879.
VOL XXXIV PICKENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 1905. NO.S
Dispensary or Prohibition?
Mr. Editor: In 1892 I wO
elected to the legislature the fir'
time, nd in the primary elootlo
of that year the question of pro
hibition was submitted to the pe<
plO, and the majority of the vot<
oust in the State showed that pet
ple were in favor of prohibition
When the General Assembly me
in Novembe-r after that electin
tho logislature passed a prohibi
tion bili such as the prohibition
ists of the house thought the peo
ple wanted, and sent it to (he Sen
ate for their consideration.
The Senate held that bill until a
few days before the adjournmenti
of the body, and sent to the houtn
the dispensary law as a sul.stitute,
The prohibitionists of the house
supported the bill, as it was a long
stride towards prohibition com
pared to the bar room then in
force, and knowing that we bad te
accept it or nothing would bo (lone
along that linn.
By a careful examination of the
dispensary law from its inception
vou will find thatAi vdnt'' c&ttet
and more far-reagril the 29th.
placed around t1\ h * . e y law
in the beginning taz\' ,there is to
day. In the beginnmng it did pro
hibit the use of whiskey to a great
extent, but the law has been
changed from time to time until it
is plain to my mind that it is run
now for the money thore is in it,
and not enough attention given to
the morals of our country.
I can see how a Chrittian mian
can vote for the dispensary law as
against the bar room, but I cannot
see how thoy Cani Voto for it as
When I think of it, it rominds
me of a little incident that I saw
in a paper not long since. A pai
ty of young people went to explore
a coal mine. One of the young
women appeared dressed in a dam
ty white gown. When her friends
remonstrated with her, she ap.
pealed to the old miner who was
to act as guide to the party. ;Can't
I wear a wvhite dress down into the
mine?" she asked, petuantly.
"Yes'm," returned the old man,
"there's nothing to keep you from
wearing a white frock down there,
but there'll be considerable to
keep you from wearing on back."
Jnst so with the Christian, they
can wear their white flowing Chs
tian robe to the election, but. if
they vote for the dispensary and
against prohibition ''there'll be
cosdral' to keajp them from
wearing it away.
The cry is raised even by pro
fessing Christians that we can pass
a prohibition law, but1 t won't pro
hibit, Granted; and it never will
with the National law that we
have, but is it not our duty to p)usl)
evil just as far from u8 as we oani
That it will lessen the use of whis
key we feel that no one will deny.
Mr. Editor: Don't you rememm
her wvhen we hadv bar rooms in
Eaeley, and that at times the he
dies would not appear on the sidl4
walks lest they might he insulted
by Borne drunken sot? They were
a nuisance, and became so offen.
sivo to the goodl people of Easley
and the whole county that they
rose in their might and had then
put away by an act of the legIsla
ture. The cry was then raisod
4 that prohibition would not pro
hibit. I 1,ut my eyes on onie mna
who drank whiskey to an excess t<
see what effect it would1 have oi'
* him. In his caso it did niot en
tirely prohibit, but lhe dIrank
Sreat deal less than he did whc'ni
as sold1 at his market towvn.
From experience and tcbseiva
tion I have arrived at the conclu
81ion that it is the duty of all thos
-who would work to better th~
morale of our country and butte
mankind generally, to push thi
,traffic of intoxicating liquors jus
as far from us as we can.
Let each one of us rememnbc:
that there is a sin of omission a
well as commission, and when th
time comes to vote out the dispen
eary, let us go to the 1)o118 and cas
our votes to the best intorest U
onr country and the cause 0
Chhktn ~d not try to throw th
~po~nIblity upon some one else
TRIED TO KILL HIS FATHER. t
Sam Smith of Brushy Creek Tdwnship A
in Bad Scrape-Placed Under la
Heavy Bond. c
Samuel Smith, a young white man
who lives in Brushy Creek township,
ha a gotten himself into juSt about as
bad a scrape as any one man ever
got into. He is under bond for his
appearance at the next termi of court
to answer to the charge of assault
and battery with intent to kill. 1
The alleged offense consisted of
firing at his father several times with
a shot gun, and then chasing him
part of the way across the township.
Young Smith had a falling out one
day last week with his father, Mr.
Ashley Smith, who is one of the 'j
most r'espected citizens of Brushy
Crt ek township. Young Smith be.
came very angry at his father and
finally got a shot gun and tired at
him several times, reloading the
gun after both barrels had been ex
hausted Tfhe father ran and the
,sou pursued him, for two miles, it is
said, to Wyatt's store. 'Th1e elder
Smith ran into the store and the son;
started to followv him but was pro.!
vented by some people in the store.
The son then left, after saying lieD
would kill any man who at'tempted ~
to arrest him.
The man roamed about the coun
try for several days, and the people
of that section were very uneasy,
fearing lhe would meet his father and
do0 violence to him. N'obody seemed
anxious to serve the warrant wvhich ~
hatd been issd for hinm, as he is
regarded as a very dangeroua man.
Deputy Sheriff Scott was telc
phioned for, and went to the scene
Tuiesday and commenced a search r
Several oilier parties were also search r
ing at the sanme time, aud Smith was t
founid Truesd y niight in a house in (
the neighborhood by Magistrate Sit
torn. T1he magistrate detained him 3
until Deputy Scott arrivedl, and tjat (
ohlicer mzade the formal arrest. (
Wecdnesday morning young Smith u
gave bond for his appearance at the 1
next term of court. The magistrate
3 fixed the amount of the bon.i at $1,.
-000, and the bond was eigned by Mr.
t Iharrison Hendrix anid his wife
f Young Smith had the Brus~hy
r Creek section pretty badly stirred up
e for several days, and there is general
relief that he has been arrested and 3
ulaend amder hnot which. it is
'ought, will insure his good be
bavicr for. a while. His father, Mr
Ahley Smith, i8 one of the most
ighly esteemed citizens (f that part
f the county.-Anderson Daily Mail.
A Country Maid.
ler eyes the sun-kissed violets niate,
And fearle-As in their gaze,
Ihe moves w-ith graceful, careless gait
Along the country ways.
Them roses blushing in her cheek
That ne'er decay nor fado,
fer Laughter gay, her wvords bespeak,
A simple, country maid1.
ko flashing gems adorn her hair,
Nor clasp her lily neck,
lo jeweled circlets, rich and rare,
Her sun -browned han ds bedeck;
lut pearly teeth through lips as red
As reddest rubies gleam;
The tresses o'er her shoulders spread
A golden mantle seem.
ler looks are kind, and sweet the smile
That sparkles in her eyes;
ier mind, hier heart, are free from guile;
She is not learned or wvise.
To worldly art, no craft has she
Acquired, her charms to aid;
Lnd yet sh~e stole my heart from me,
Th is simple)1 country maid.
-Mi Rock in (Jhamnber's Journal.
Program For Union Meeting
f second division of the Twelve
file River Baptist Association to
onvene with the Six Mile church
n April 29 anid 30.
Introductory sermon by Rev. B.
'. Murphreo; alternate, B. C. At
Query. 1st. What constitutes a
hurch of Jesus Christ according
a the Now Testament? Opened by
Query. 2nd. How should we,
5 churchl Baptists, discipline our
iemb~ers who fail to attend their
egular meletinlg6 or contribute to
hoe necessities of the church?
ipeined by J. 0. Garrett.
Sunday rmorning, Sunday School
lass Meeting conducted by D). E.
larrett. MIssionary sermnon at 11
'clock by Rev. W. 0. Beaborn ;
I torinate. Rev. Land. Question
tox still open.
C. RI. Abercromibie,
J, C. Hlunnicutt,
--.l'ho very beat workc now that you
ali do, is what you ourtht( to (10, for
our - Win Ihe
This is a d
big sign boar
mile trom tow
pay you to wa'
for special. ba1
L E A [
KEEP YOUR EYE
It Will Take the Count
Count Out Mon
LAST PUBLISHED REPOR'
Rememiber That Saturday,. A
PAIN TIN G
Cross Roads Baptist
Six Mile Baptist
Mile Creek Baptist
Gap Hill Methodist
Salem Methodist-North Pickens
Twelve Mile Methodist
Camp Creek Bap)ti.t
SCHL OL 'V1 Sm~
Miss Lois Newton- PickensIi
Miss Leila Ballentine--Centiral
Miss Kate Hester-Picke.ns
Miss Eva Clayton--Liberty)
Miss Nannie Wyatt--Easlecy
Miss Lucy Mauldlin--..Central.
Walter Cantrell-L iberty
Mrs. Joe Brown-liberty
D). D. Winchester
J. H. Grant--Catce(chee:
H. F. Wriht
iplicate of a
d about one
n, and it will
tch this space
RI C E S.
ON THE VOTE.
to Decide the Winners.
lay, May Ist
[' BEFORE THE CLOSE.
pril 29th, Tells the Story.
Dots From Walhalla.
Dear Sentinel Journal: 0 We have
ha fine wi':ther .unce March to pro
pri ,ur land and fix for five cent
cotton. I'm afraid the acreage is
not aut down no mich as wo think.
'iere has bcon bli of guano put in
the ground for coton on this side.
It will take onO muOFre year to convince
the people; they woii't need to hold
riny metings next year, they will
bave enough of it by guano hanling
Limo. &.ome hrad a nice stand of cot
Lon up when the' fietze camne, but
they will hta've to plant oyer.
I think most of the fruit crop is
killed, perhapsp. there is a few peachiet
left on high plaoces.
Earlsy vegetables aire somewhat re
tardeld by the cold snap. I see som<t
of our i1.eighbors' have pene in ful
WVheat is looking very promnisini
Sinco spring hasS come.
Spriug oats are showing~ up nicely
We see a good many ordered cal:
bage p'ants to set out. They begin
I nieo you are trying to) get rid c
the dispensary; for goodness sak
wipe it out of existence. It is a Cmsn
and a shane to > Pis countly, in,
not only to P'ickens C)I cunty, but to thi
State of South Cahrolinat.
If any of the Pickons b'oys are Ianl
struck they can find1 room) int Oron
county13. We would be glad to haso
somefl of her g odl boys come ovi
WNe have some goed farminug lan
over heru. You can buy land frol
$15 to $20 an acre.
Wishing the Sentinol-,Journial mnu<
suIcce ss, I[ remint ai sutbscribe'r.
1.ast Hope Vaishled.
Whean leading physicians said th
W. Ma. Smithari, of Pekint, a,* h.
incurable consumption, his last ho
vanishevd; hut Dr. King's New D
covery for (Consumption, Coughs at
CIoldsi, kept him out of his grave. I
says: "Tis grcat specific complel
ly cured mer, and saved my lii
SiL'ce thon, I have used it over
years, and consider It a marvelo1
Sthroat and lung cure." Strictly scik
- title care for coughs, sore throats
Scolds; auro preventive of pneumoni
Guaranteed, 50c t.nd $1.00 bot tles
P ickens Drug Co. rial bo ttle fri
-,You see how the vote stand
Just a few days mnore h) whih
work gor yd4 Qhbo~
Liberty, S. C., A pril '24, 1905.
&he winds blew the l'ast week, and
mercury went down to 31 the 17th,
While there was no frost visible the
ground froze and ice formed. Great
damage was (lone to the growing
fruit crops. Garden truck was badly
Planting is being rapidly pushed
and will soon be finished uip.
A band of Gypsies were here last
week, but have moved on east. Horse
swap)ping seems to be their chief end
Preaching at the Presbyterian
cnurch ne(xt Sunday, 30th, at 11 a.
mo., by Rev. Kirkpatrick of Sceee,
Married at the residence of B. D.
G arvin on Sunday the 23d inst., M r.
1G. WVhit G3aines, of Norrie, S. 0., to
Miss Olat Grillin, of Liberty, S. 0,
I B. D). Garvin, N P., olliciating.
The prospects are goed for the
ringing of the wedding bolls here
at an early (lay.
TheI' wor~kmen ar rushing the J.
Th(ore are some apples and other
fruit th'at escaped the freeze.
e T[here is prospects of another Rt.
s F. D). routo being opened up from
rl his point at an early date. 0.
Now that the election has been
LI ordered to tako placo the 20th of
e May,let evory voter who has not
o already decided to vote againist the
r dispensary, consider the following.
Just got down on your knobs anid
Ssay, Lord, I know that whiskey
selling and whiskey dIrinkinig is
wrong, but 1'11 vote for it; I know
that it causes men t~o fall out and
hi fight, but I'll vote for it; I know
that it causes meni to curse and
swear and profane the name of
God, but I'll vote for it; I know
that it causes men to abuse wives
and children, but I'll vote for it;
at I know that it takes clothea from
id tEho children and leaves thoem to
pe0 shiver in the cold, but I'll vote for
is. it; I know that it takes the bread
id out of the mouth of woman and
echildren, but I'll vote for it; I
eknow that it causes men to kill
e- each other, but I'll vote for it; I
e' know that it causes our inen and
t0 boys to go crazy, but I'll vote for
la it; I know that it sends our boys
Sto a drunkard's grave, but TIl
ar vote for it; Ii know thap it .has,
a ~does, and will send the souls~ of
e peopie to hell, but I'll vote for it.
Reader, think orI'*~*W e~bQVO "
and see if you are (2
.for the 0bofje-~