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PUTS A PREMIUM
The 1*1*080n( Jurj System, us Kvidcno*
od in Cooper Trial is Defective,
Sn> the Newspapers.
Tho Cooper murder case, now on
trial in Nashville, seems to have sug
gested to the press of the entire
country the iteod for some radical '
reforms in our jury Kystom; to tho
end. at least, that the law shall not
put a premium upon Ignorance as
ipiatiflicatloll tor Jury duty in import
For Insiaiioo, the Nnshvllln court
Subpoenaed nearly !i,00() talesmen
am) spent about two weeks in per
mitting the lawyers la the Cooper
cat e to i lliniiialb all but t welvo
men; and those twoivo men of
the mosl medioei'i attainments.
In facti h may ho sufoly estimated
(hat the pcrcchfugo of literacy in
lie- CbopOr io'-y is not as ihillilty,
Instead of trying a man by Jury of
his "i. ." ih 'I'ofore, tie Idea sOeiiis
to he to try him by jury Of Colli
ie ised Iguoi amuses,
The ('(dumIda (sj. (V) State oft irs
us a reiuedy for much bf this the
sill I estlnti that Jnrlt?! . el peelally In
murder eases, be drawn Iron all over
thO State, in .1 ad of from local
venire, the assumption being, thai
personal prejudices would thus be
eliminated, and that luroi'tt selected
from distant points would bring to
a eis ho unbiased minds which woitld
result in jusl vbrdletK.
Tho t'lnelnuatil Coinmercial Trib
une falls to see the force of this
suggestion, believing that the main
trouble with the jury system js not
found in the i I re u ni ao r I bed limits
of its selection, hut in the im reason
able ami foolish rest riet ions placed
lipo;- those who uro called for this
it makes the point thai in practi
cal Ij every case of more than ordi
n?r) Interest the residents of an en
tire State iire conversiinl with all
tin- .'???ail: connected with a crime,
am1 "his und r Ilm laws now in foree
seem ; to liar nil)' loan (if HUfllch lit
Intelligence to rornl an opinion from
serving on the Jury which Is to try
I he ease.
'I'h's i.. unite true, and wo entirely
agree with the Commercial-Trib
une's contention, that to draw the
jii!'. from ih" State ai large would
offer no remedy si all; in fuCt, might
even make a bad matter worse.
'!".?? simplest rem <!.'?'. it seems to
la;, >vould be to So change tin- laws
US o make it possible lor an Intel
ligent, educated ma. a man who
read the newspapers and is capable
ot forming an opinion, to do jury
duty whenever he is prepared to
swear that in- can do justice in (he
came at i lie
Moreover, wi have never unite un
derstood or I.n aide to UC.Ci ;,l as
soui I tile average criminal lawyer's
ll;< nr." thai Ignorance in (dry Is dos
? ! i
11 m ) ?: i
the >? real I) want a Jusl verdict.
I'lN \!, Pit KS KNT.NKN I.
Ucfoliiniciithi lions Milde \> to I Iii?
proihm Public liistllitlious,
room of the Jail le equipped with a
ptoel cage similar to the care in south
We (lud treasurer's oftlce Inadequate
ami totally unfit for ?be requirements
of good sen h i . and recommend that
tho present entrance room be Includ.
ed in the room now used by the treas
urer, and the room between the tuns
ores Office ntld the ball in the Court
house made a lobby and a window lie
eu( in the wall between these rooms
for the transaction of business.
Wc b'8o reocomroond that tho
sheriff secure better Imlllff service.
Res pec t f u 11 y su bm 111 ed
V. A. White
March 11, 1909. Foreman.
um: MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION.
Suggcstlou Made ?t Tbc Secretaries'
Meeting in Orecnvllle.
To the tnembora of Lauretta Cham
ber of Commerce: Among the speech
es made at tlio meeting of the Com
mercial Secretaries, association held
in Oreenvlllo recently, was thai of
Mr. it. VV. McLuro Oreeuwood, boc
rotary of 111?- Merchants1 Credit assoc
iation of Dial city. ills time was
consumed with an explanation of
the organization which ho repre
sented. At (IrsI Mr. McLuro was
not HUI'O that Iiis body Of business
men could bo (? illicit a coinmcrclul
organization, but ibis doubt was rc
uioved when it was learned that a
number of chambers ol comtnerco
had these credit associations as sub
organizations under the general head,
As the inline Indicates, a credit as
sociation Is for asccrtiuinlng the
real la bit It) of local pi opto in tho
mattei' of debts ami for the protect
ion of tilt! merchants against imposit
ion, All the business of the assoc
iation is transacted by ti e secretary,
to whom is given by the merchant
.ml.i is a llsl oi hard accounts: tho
secretory Iben ooinpllos lints of these
accounts with the various amounts
duo each merchant by the "hard
customer;" these lists are furnished
eacli member of the 'association.
Then tho secretary, employing the
usual methods of all collecting agon*
elos, hi gins his endeavors to collect
the accounts. When a bill of bum
standing Is paid, ho informs mer
chants of the fact and timI item
i. stricken from the list, Of course,
the list are also tor tho boiioill of
t ose who pay- accounts without de
Ill the OpCrnllOII Of these credit
ill octillions II Is found that valuable
Information is obtained from secre
taries in neighboring towns or cities.
I'or instance, if a "hard nut" moves
im i.i (irccnvillc to (ireenwood, the
(ireoiivllle Socrotury writes Mr Mo
Lure about him thill puls the (Ireen
wood merchants on guard without
necessitating loses in the acquiring
of hnowlcdgn concerning the new
Mr. Mel.>ire argued that the HUCCCHr.
of his organization was highly satis.
factory and that It had accomplished
much good, both in a saving for the
II I'l'CliailtS and a means ol holding
them in the association. "Without
some feature like this." said he "I
believe dm commercial bodies to he
a failure; you can't keep up interest,
and tho members soon drop off."
Costh four Is.
At IIa in berg last week Judge it. <\
Walls declared his purpose to clear
the docket before the court adjourns.
The Hamberg teriii continues two
I la rh well county Is about twice the
size of Hamberg, has twice as many
lawyers ami probably iwiCO as many
? . ? for i ? hi I. i' . term of court Is
I low .. ,.l Ilm
through. 'Mi" lawyers who are read
ies! with proof and presentation of
I heir ensjes lire likeliest t,, make mdsl
friends rind win mo i future clients.
If the attorneys for plii'nllffs and
defendants in ?i,,i cases vvbliid icon for
I hoy might npproNijhiito the lithe in
which each case could he fried hhd so
gaps in tb" proceedings of Hie court
M lime there
!? i. find six
dded, and the
III I lllcllgo .v.io tries in a dfi.V a; many
?I'.!' c: ? its a Carol hut Judgo does
Aftor hearing the complnliil and an
swer read he f.-lls the attorneys thai
. they should Cohiplelo the Ott 0 in a spe
cif,ed lei gth of time, say an hour, two
or thro ? hottrs, and the lawyers know
ing his way have fully studied their
cases, settled in their minds the exact
Issue ami arranged their evidence and
their Arguments accordingly. - Harn
You Hot. "A fool nnd his money
are soon parted," quoted the pessim
"Y08." rejoined the opntlmist, "but
It's worth while being a fool to have
money lo part with."-Chicago Daily
Look well t< your eyca th'it
they may bo a guide to your foot
steps and a comfort to your old
ago, tho hand of time cannot be
stayed, people grow old Bit years
udvanee, the eyes grow weaker;
To preserve tho sight means to
help tho eyes do their work, to
help tho eyes meat ? to wear
gl issoH, not any glasses but scien
tifically fitted glasses, We be
lieve that wo uro fuHv f|ualifted
in this particular line and would
appreciate your patronage.
< Miiee Itoom ti, Enterprise b'ld'g.
No charge made for examination.
Dr. !:. J. Inman
Olllce days, Friday and Saturday
Have Veil Heard of llyeincl for
Catarrh, Islhinn and IIa) Kewr.'
If yon wheeze or Bnee/.e. hawk or
pit snuff or blow, something Is the
matter with the membrane of your
respiratory I rack, and you need
And >on need llyomol because it will
cure you of any catarrhal or Inflatnina
lory condition that exists.
it Isn't a stomach medicine or spray
or douche, hut a very pleasant, hoallllg
antiseptic balsam, from the eucalyp
tus forests of Australia. Von breathe
this balsamic tilr through a small,
hard rubber Inhaler and it roachos
every nook, corner and crevice of the
membrane, and promptly kills the
I.aureus Drug Co. will sell you a
complete llyomol (pronounced High
o mei oultil for $l.oo. on the money -
"The HSU of llyomol cured Mrs. Cut
ler of catarrh In 11)01. lie has strongly
endorsed the use of I lyomel in many
Instances, and wo are glad to k<> on
record regarding this marvelous
catarrh cure, and endorse it." Mrs
A. Cutler 201 Post Avc. Hattlo Creek,
Your mom ;/ '>ack if it don't. Gives im
mediate relief from heartburn, com stom
tifli, stomach <!>;.'..>* and sick headache.
jU C'-ntJ a lai ? %. l>ox at
I. \t ItK.NS DIM t. < O.hTAN ? .
Real Estate Ageni
j Sleep over your rights
} if you want to, bul ! am
going t,o sell '1 slopes just j
cast of the ('our:. House,
LOO feet for the small sum j
of $8,000*00. Don't wait I
I until Lho other ft liow gets I
\ il, but write or phone To. I
Clinton, S. C.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Court*,
prompt attention given to all husinclR
fBr.King's New LifePills
Tho best In the world.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN CARO
Arrival and Departure of Trains, l.aurens,
EFFECTIVE JUNK 16, 1908.
No. I. Leave Augusta.10:10 am
No. I. Leave Laurens. 2:32 p m
No. 1. Arrive Spartanburg.. 4:05 pm
No. 5. Leave Greenwood.. . . 6:60 a m
No. 5. Leave Laurens..". 7:65 am
No. 5. Arrive Spartanburg. . 9.30 am
No. 53. Leave Greenville.12:20 p m '
No. 53. Arrive Laurens. 1:45 pm
No.#86. Leave Greenville .... 4:30 p m 1
No.*86. Arrive Laurens. 6:25 p m
N<?. Leave Spartanburg ... 12:20 p m
No. 2. Leave; Laurens. 2:32 p in
No. 2. Arrive Augusta. i>:l"> p in
X<?. 6. Leave Spartanburg . . . 5:00 p m
No. 6, Leave Laurens. 6:35 pm
No. 'i. Arrive Greonwood .... 7:50 p m
No.*87. Leave Laurens. S:10 a m
No. '87. Arrive Greenville.... 10:20 a m
No. 52. Leave Laurens. 2:35 p m
No. 82. Arrive Greenville .... 4:00 p hi
Train:; '80 and *87 daily except Sunday.
Tri?weekly through Pullman Parlor
Car service between Augusta an i Ashc
ville on trains X? ^. l and 2; North
bound, Tuesda\ s.Sat urdays: Southbound
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
C. H. GASQUE, Agent,
Laurens, S. <'.
G. T. BRYAN, Gen. Agt.,
Greenville, S. ('.
A. W. ANDERSON, Gen. Supt.
ERNEST WILLIAMS, G.P.A.,
The implement Co.,
It is very important both for
eil.-etive and economical work to
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Our New Dcscriptivc Catalog
just issued thlls all about the bent
time and labor-saving mach >??-?'
It '? "ue of lb-' best and most in
teu mutt impletuent t'atnlous is
sued. .Mailed freo on requi st.
Wc arc also headquarters for
Farm Wagons, Buggies,
Barb Wire, Fencing,
V-Criinp and ether Roof
ing, Gasoline Engines,
Saw and Planing Mills.
Write for prices and catalogs.
The Implement Co.,
1302 Main St., ? Richmond, Vn.
What is learned inthe
cradle laststill the grave,
Cultivate the saving habit iti your children
by opening a saving account in their name.
Teach them to save their pennies?a child's
pennies are a man's dollars.
A dollar or more starts an account and
earns \ per cent, interest compound quarterly.
We furnish you a neat little home bank
Laurens, S. C.
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J best: I
When you arc sick enough to need medicine, do not
try to doctor yourself for self-medication is exceedingly
risky. Go to a good physician and let him prescribe the ^
proper medicine. Then be sure to have that prescription X
correctly compounded. ^
Bring it to Dodson-Kclwards Drug Co. and the medi
ciiu- you get will be the finest which can possibly be pre- ^
? / pared according to that prescription. o
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^ Drug Co. is of full standard potency, the purest, freshest
^ and strongest obtainable. Such ingredients compounded ^
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V Co. ? A
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jP Agents for Huyler's Candies. ^
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I Oxfords Tics and rumps that Women <>l discriminating
taste will appreciate.
Oxfords ill I.ace and lltitloll st\ !?.?> and in Mueller cut.
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f. \ > ?' \ j Models. New creations in Pumps. Dainlv la .itln.rs
, ,/ I) Cuban and P'reneh heels?-narrow toes?Snort vrtillps
hand turned. Kvory si/.c and width that's made.
$2.mo 5-J 50 $3,0? $3 S ' "i11? ^-|-<??.
We know that we arc safe in saying that we haVc tin
linc-'t showing of Women's Low Cut P'ootweat' that eai.
THe One Price Store.
Customers SKoes SKined FREE.