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LAURENS, S. C. OCTOBER 28, 1908.
UF.AIt, 0, V L i'KOPLI ?
Tuesday next h lecth n d: ? La i
rons, when U:> re must he settled om
of the greatest question . t has
confronted the people of ' ?
Besides voting on the various << uity,
stats and national nonth.s, the tin t
ter of dispensary or no ii- ? :? oi
prohibition Is before yon. to he decid
ed one way or the other.
Once befoi?? you pa ed on the mnu
Issue and your Imllots Indieat? . 1,1
exercise of sound buslin }u gmetit,
the existent-* of moral ? i. ?? and ti
reali/ai ion oi ptiblie
1 n other word- > oui ballots en
against t!i" Laurens dispensary, tin
Immoral. Impoverishing and degrad
ing institution tin i im
Jiere for so, long. th khon
ilesh of our bbdj politic, the canker
ing sore that lias eorrui i ?: on m iri
sense, and is still eating away at''our
vitals, physical. mental und moral
Hut, heath d by hlri d legal talon pro
ceedings were in til uud orders
secured frbttt the court'?< |'i lug th<
dispensary hack upon x .< p.m pie and
it is here todnj, Wh u will you d<
With ii next Tu< sd: > .
The Laurens Adverllsei has foi
somo lim.- prea ed the <pi . mom hbjno
to the people < ailed upon ? In in to
exercise their right of suffrage
their Sense of right and justice. With
full realization of I! ? Ir duty to tin
public, dictated. V h tsdod i<
show wherein the dispensnr, tin
institution Which the people til Lnu
rens county could ill afford lb fosti r;
we linve believed in Prbhjbii on i
right and Just, lienee our advoenoj <
It. There i.-. no mom j in i Is for us:
we are not paid lb ll d?bld P dh 'Jon
nell her does tl i;ion o > dis
cents, to us. Tin h h ho graft ili r<
foe us: there i. no dverj.1 eiueiit
be had from lliad in l.iliti ?. for?a ; ?
l??'r of this kind. Nor dot ? the
Uioval of the dispcri ar,\ affect us; wi
will receive ?b rovehui from nnj
source beenm ile .-hop i ti be
abolished, and i1 i
port will hoi !<?? w i!
Wo arc absoluti ly i?j . i ? ?
Lauren^ -li . . ,.
position to .. i i|] ? (
sense of right and our \di
N'ov ? .
from time in Hi
lor, and douhtie; s your mind an
fixed as ib how you shall v<
hope thai what We have said during
the camphlgti i a - been o some w lj lit
and flint i' will ho in rid ? ul the
much misquoted end misrepf
in a ntimber 6'f moiltern rein .'. . i'h
question; tin' . we full> expected nd
t hose who Iiji \ ?? so fli - il therntt
how could w'e? VA'e ? ? i end* 1
for our side of t;,<- m\i ;|i?M for the
Upbuilding and bet! , in< ul bf our
State, with a proud liffdorj noble
For our county, htive we iirgfi \ ,; at
business. Look at ^ Ihn spectacle:
the great count) bf Linnens den? a
white apron. i-,<. behind (lie nminler
of ii nlilskej dmp and ilfspenseH I he
Hfllff to her Hfizi
nnd a public ilise <?<?. nu\ i:. ? mk
you, good a'Oineii of I county; would
you gr> into the dl peni ai y and ?. ii
whiskey, would yo? let youi hui bands
or brother do ,.,? Well, rcai oh on
this for a little w Utej are llolncj
this in) Ihlnp. ri e clerk? In n .li~
pensnr\ an- no morv v h|< ; t , : , ,i
(hull fhe III mi who \<>ti ? for II? lie,
Pull off the white apron and i ,i : ..?
business. Hear, O, ye people snd
bearing do the right thing for your
selves and your fellow citizens.
Prohibit ion out la H 11 ,. ?nie of
whiskey; the dispensary make' every
Ojtl/.en a parly to the business, be
cause if Is a count.', institution.
JUST OUTLAW IT.
The most foolish argument, worthy
Its ource, however, iu favor of re
taining the dispensary is one heard a
! .-. days uko. They say thai if the
voters are responsible for crimes
caused by whiskey purchased from
the dispensary, then equally respon
sible will tili? voters be for crimes
committed uuder a prohibition re
fine- The fallacy of this is so ob
vious as to make it rediculous in the
When the voters of Laurens say by
their ballots that they will not con*
tlucl this county whiskey shop: when
they decide against the dispensary and
prohibition they outhnv the sale
uf whiskey] hence they free them
of ; ii responsibility of the traf*
tie. if whiskey be sold, it is illegal
the responsibility on the people
id I u u re us Is then to punish the of
Tbl ' In 'he very point at issue: the
. eople are tired of being responsible
? sale of whiskey and its results:
thus ? whose moral conscious
ness i- not deadened by the desire
w| Iskej or the hankering for the
Liquor Ifl a bad thing. No one of
i< etability and sound judgment w ill
. i ? otherwise. The dispensary ad*
- belong to about three classes:
who want the booze, and want
illdy and easily procured; those
ivho a i.t a revenue, that does not
accrue: and those who. maybe con
eutiously. righteously fold their
hands ami .-ay. "the dispensary Is the
solution of the liquor question."
Hut the truth is that there is only one.
probably two. solutions: simply out
vv whiskey, or place it In the list of
Otht r poisons. It is a bad thing, and
? voters should refuse to handle it.
? ? *
1 mring the quarter Just passed the
[.aureus dispensary ?ook in $:>7.ooo
in round numbers, wi ; net profits of
$11,000. Is it economy for our peo
ple it. spend $:j,7.000 to make $11.000;
iut strikes us as a poor investment,
t ? ?
Wonder how much of that booze
t'hlch was so in evidence on circus
lay in Spartanburg came from Lau
Somc t?t" the dispensary advocates,
hard pressed for arguments, have
tied to make the people believe that
the prohibitionists are to blame for
fact that some of the old election
prei Incls have been left out this year.
We direct attention to the article by
Mr. McOowan on another page, treat
ing this subject. The people have be
gun to see who deals with these mat
ters with correctness ami truth, ami
who is forever misrepresenting facts.
? * *
Talk about revenue! You are sell
your principles for a few cents
each year, just for the sake of rev
this question to yourself: has a
tut in .-will been sent to hell because
?f the Laurens dispensary? Then
an you going to do about clear
ing yourself of the charge? You
voters did it
* ? ?
ho llouoa Path Chronicle displays
.voeful lack of knowledge when it
"We didn't know there was
news in I.aureus to keep a
?type busy fifteen minutes." That's
i t it: you don't know nuthin', no
lOW, Wake up, ami read.
i whiskey selling a respectable
business? Voters look info the mat
rid decide it. If it is not respect
ive, i hen quit it.
? * ?
\ '< !.'??? to t ail attention to an un*
: ually interesting article appearing
ii page two oi ibis issue. it treats
ii some oiti court records, dating
iwaj back Into 'he years when Qeorge
.ii wan on the English throne, and
r>. province of South Carolina was a
olony under his rub-. This article
written by Mr. Marion WllkeS,
?n embryo newspaper man. in excel*
lylO, and should be rend with
* ? #
Laurens County has been Impover*
sd tor a long llmo by the existent o
nere of a whiskey Shop. Ami yet
would-be economists argue that
? h< dispensary pays.
? ? *
Let the good work continue: paint*
anil repairing. Kvery property
holder should take a personal pride
iu the appearance of the city during
i it of the vast number of Metho
(II i leini ieis who will be here next
Uditor O'Danlel t.f the Clinton
Olilclo in writing about Laurens
Oil expression, "thai little town."
for 'he io\e of goodness, Mr. Bdltor,
tl a i .??tin knOW a elf J when you see
mie? Oet that Clinton dust out of
our eyes, ft.me up ami we win spend
a month showing you over the cllj of
1.linens; then if you become weary,
res! a while, ami start again stone
Among the Exchanges.
On With the Dance.
The anti-dispensary people of Lau
rens won their case before the Su
preme Court, and the desired election I
will be held. On with the daoce.?Ab- i
bevillo Press and Manner.
Drinking in Laurens.
According to official ligures the peo
ple of Laurens county spent $13,696.15
for liquor during the month of Sep
tember, til-sides that which was or
dered by privat?- individuals. Even
the most rampant opponent of pro
hibition will hardly dare say that more
(hau one-teuth, at the outside, of this
amount, was Bpeilt by the people of
this COUIlty during the same month
for whiskey, and who will challenge
the statement that the county Is bet
ter off for the ten or fifteen thousand
dollars thus kept here to the credit
of the people. - Progress, t'noin, S.C.
Itoozc Vrti^tx* Mecca.
if Laurens county f:oes dry. Abbe
ville will no doubt become the me
tropolis to that section of the State.?
I'p to Laurens Prohibitionists.
The people of Laurens County are
to be allowed to vote on the question
of for or against the sale of liquor
on Tuesday. November 3, which elec
tion the various liquor interests of
that county linve attempted, through
the courts, to stop.
The matter came up before the Su
preme Court Justice at Columbia. Sat
urday, with th?' result that an order
was granted refusing to allow the
lection being prevented, it being inti
mated that if there was any evidence
that ihe election was conducted ille
gally by persons voting who were not
entitled to cast their ballots, that then
there would be a remedy at law.
This puts the matter directly up to
the people of Laurens county who are
interested in the voting in of prohibi
tion to have good responsible citizens
at each voting precinct to see that
only thos<- who have the* legal right
to vote are allowed to do so. and to
be particularly cautious that no pro
hibitionists, whose vote could possibly
he challenged, exercise the right of
Laurens county has been balked by
those favoring liquor for a long time
now through various processes of the
law. but we believe, and certainly
hope, that When the ballots are count
ed on November i' will ?be shown
that the voters of that county will not
have their rights further interfered
with, and will give an overwhelming
majority for prohibition, which stands
for that which Is bst in a social,
moral and business way.?Progress.
Union, s. c.
Liquor ami the Mob.
it has ben universally remarked
during the recent troubles and excite
ment here how fortunate it was that
no whiskey was being sold in Spartan*
burg. Liquor would have aggravated
the anger of the members of the mob
and would have made some of them
ho reckless that they would have
Stormed the Jail. The result would
have been wholesale bloodshed. \s
it was, but little liquor was obtain
able, and the crowd remained sober
and with sen.-'- enough not to attack
the jail and its 200 well-armed de
fenders. -Spartnburg Journal.
The Ways of .Men.
People are never satisfied. I'nion.
Which had a dispensary once and vot
ed it out. is now trying to vote it
back, while Laurens js trying to vote
hers out. How would it do for I'nion
people to move to Laurens and the
Laurens people move to I'nion. Hel
Ceino o>or ami sec.
The Laurens Advertiser has install
ed a linotype machine. We had no
idea there was enough news happen
ing in Laurens to keep a linotype
busy fifteen minutes a week Hpnea
More than Enough is too Much.
To maintain health, a mature man
or woman needs just enough food to
repair the waste and supply energy
and body heat. The habitual consum
ption of more food than is necessary
for these purposes is the prime cause
of stomach troubles, rheumatism and
disorders of the kidneys. If troubled
with Indigestion, rovlso your diet, lol
tea..mi and not ap pot I to control and
take a few doses of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets and you
will soon be till right again. Por sale
by Laurens Drug Company.
An officer of New berry county was
here for a while last week. lie said
that thei'O was no comparison of con
ditions now and when the dispensary
was operated in bis town. Every
line of business was better. Hie public
conduct was Improved, and the fiuai
olal condition of the people generally
was much bettor.
I'or Chapped Skin.
Chapped skin whether on hands or
face may be cured in one night by
applying Chamberlain's Salve. II
is also unequaled for sore nipples,
burns find Scalds. I'or Bale by the
Laurens Drug Company.
Women Shoes H
When a Woman selects a pair of our
$2, $2.50, $3 or $4 Shoes
We don't consider the transaction closed by any means.
We may have told Her about the good points of the particular style of
Shoe She bought, and we consider it our bounden duty lo see thai tin. .Shots,
in every way, come up to our recommendations.
This we'll do, and if, by any chance, the Shoes should f ill short, we'll
adjust the matter at once to Her entire satisfaction.
We're a Safe Shoe Store !
We've many new and handsome tsall Models?Shoes
that are so different in many ways. Have you seen
the new High Cut Napoleon Boots in wave tops? A
very smart creation.
$3, $3.50 or $4
We ask Women to come to us with every Shoe desire or requirement they
have in mind, and see how well we can please and satisfy.
the shoe: man
The One Price Store.
Customers Shoes Shinecl Free, era
BIO LAND SALE TUESDAY.
Lands of Macbeth Vomit; in Huuter
Township to lie Sold.
As will be noted from the advertise
ment on another page, the lands of
Mr. Macbeth Young of Union, will he
-old at public auction on salesday.
next Monday, according to a Court
decree in the suit of Mr. .1. W. Nor
wood against Mr. Young. In the
tracts of land in question, there are
over nine hundred acres, situated
about five miles from Clinton, two and
oii>- half miles from Goldville and six
miles from Mountville, including some
excellent timber land and some of the
best farming land in the county.
Captain .lohn M. Hudgens will go
this week ami make a survey of the
lands, cutting them up into tracts of
from twenty to one hundred acres, to
be sold separately. it is said that
this farm place has been in the
Young family since the reign of
George hi of England, and is of
course, old farming land, well culti
vated and quite valuable.
State of Ohio. City of Toledo, j ss.
Frank .1. Chenney makes oath that
he is senior partner of the firm of P.
.1. Chenney & Co., doing business in
the City of Toledo, County and State
aforesaid, and that said firm will pay
the sum of ONE HUNDRED HOL
LAHS for each and every care of Ca
tarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Mall's Catarrh Cure.
PRANK .1. CHENNEY.
Sworn to before me ami subscribed
in my presence, this 6th day of De
< ember, A. D. 1880.
(Seal.) A. W. OLEASON,
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken inter
nally, and acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials free.
P. J. Chenney & Co., TOledo, O.
Sold by all druggists, 76 cents.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
Strange how some of our citizens
glory in the way Laurens is getting
BUCll good dispensary patronage from
Excellent Health Advice.
Mrs. M. M. Davidson, of No. J'.TO
Qlfford Ave., San .lose, Oal., says:
"The worth of Fleetric Hitters ns a
general family remedy, for headache,
biliousness and torpor of the liver
and bowels is so pronounced that I
am prompted to say a woid in its
favor, for the benefit of those seeking
relief from such afflict Ions. There
is more health for the digestive or
guns in a bottle of Fleetric Hitters
lbean iu any other remedy I know
or." Sold under guarantee Lnurens
Drug Company ami Palmetto Drug
stores. f?o cents.
Executor's Sale. I
Notier of Sale b) It. I., Ilondi i-? "I..
Pursuant to tin- power and author
ity given i<> ihe undersigned, hy the
last will and testament of Ida A. Iloyd,
deceased. I will soli lo Ihe highest
bidder, at Laurens C. II., So. Ca., dur
lllg the legal horns of sab', on Sales
day in December, I90S, the same ho
Ing the 7th day of the month, tie- fol
lowing described real estate:
All that tract and plantation of
land, situate, lying and being near
Madden station, in I.aureus county,
State of South Carolina, containing
lone hundred and twenty three acres,
more or less, and bounded bj lands
of John a Madden, estate of .1. A
Madden, deceased, \V, li lludgens, I.,
1,. CttlbertSOn, and others.
Also, all that piece, lot and parcel
of land, with storehouse thereon. sit
uate, lying and being at Cold Point
in I,aureus county. Stall- of Soul!,
Carolina, containing - acres, more
or less, and bounded by the C. & \\.
C. Hy. Co.. and Others. Known as
the Uoyd store house lot nl Cold
Said property will be sold for dl
vision among the Devisees named in
the said last will and testament of
Ida a. Boyd, deceased.
Terms of sale, one-half cash, and
the balance on a credit of twelve
months with interest, secured by bond
of the purchaser and a mot'tgngi
the premises sold.
Purchaser to pay for papers.
H. 1.. Henderson.
Kxccutor Of the last will and testa
men! of Ida a. Boyd, deceased.
Laurens, s. c. Oct. 11. ions.
If you are in need of a nice Monu
ment for loved ones ! am prepared to
furnish it to you at very reasonable
prices. See me.
.1. WADE ANDERSON, Laurens, s. C.
1>lt."CLIFTON JON KS
OFFICE IN SIMMONS BUILDING
Phone: Oflice No. 8(1: Residence 210.
notice to CREDITORS.
All persons holding claim against the
estate of Luther S. Aborcrombio, de
ceased, are hereby notified and required
to present them duly proven, to mo, on
the 7th day of November next, or ho
Given under my hand and seal the
7th day of October l'tos
0. 0. THOMPSON
Notice of Kxecntor's Sale.
I will sell to the hlffilCl I bidder on
November the Srd, 1008 nl 12 o'i '.<>? It
the old homestead place of G. W, Leak,
deceased, containing Hid acres more
or less. Sale will take place on the
premises. Terms of sale. cash.
I. N. Leak.
11 ?JU Executor.
WHKN Vor WANT
Tho kind thai will make you
want "more of int.' same kind
Wo carry many of Iho bosl
makoa in Iho no west lasts and
tho l)t'st materials and our prices
will appeal to Iho closest buyors.
Sec our ow n "J. E. MINTER
& BRO." lin.' Ladies' Eine
Siloes, all made for us
$2, $2.50, $3, $3.50
"French, Shrincr & Urnor,"
'Tin' Rosloninn" and "The Bea
con", '' for men
$3, $3.50, .$1, $5
The celebrated "Blue Ribbon"
line for children
$1.25, $1.50, $2
Many lower priced SI IOCS, too
SEE ?s FOR SHOES.
The Reliable Store.
T. C. TURNER, JR.,
Will prnctico in all State courts.
Prompt attention given Ii? .".II business.
Olllco in Enterprise Hank Building.
and CUE?.E the ILUNCS
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