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LAUREN'S, S. C. APRIL 2n. PC).
\ PAI.SK VCCTSATION.
Our good neighbor, Abbeville, Is in
the throes of Ito/uOr fight, similar
o that waged in Laurens last summer
and .settled on November 3rd. The
Abbeville Press and Manner Is strong
ly in favor ol the dispensary, princi
pally becun ? it "prefers the legal
tale ol whiskey to blind tigers"?
the argument used by every advocate
of the old system. Wo hear the
thing froth the Itlchmond News
Loader, hi it-; light against prohibi
tion v.ay hp in Virginia. Our con
temporary n luces the discussion to
th?i legal or t:ie Illegal i ;nle of Intoxi
cants", and ao s on n> say that the
pei i alien"
Yes, \\ recall the Words of the
> i ?? hurt i ha liohbH feels." ?;u* thai
i - .
? for tin exist nee a;;'!
ha rlestoii blind t Ig r.
of law-breaking that
ilieiuiioti; imperii argue thai the ad
roe the violation of the laws, The
.Leuth r .- tyn that every man who
voxi ?- for prohibition votes for blind
Igers. and the Charleston |)aper :
iv? are responsible, together with
namely thai when a innn voles for
prohibition he \..t..., du- blind tigers
and is thereby responsible for vial it
tion of tin law. we mils? ad.nit our In
ability to gee ; and wo can scarcely
believe that mir Intelllgi n| contem
poraries betlove their own argument. I
1 '!.<? Stttlo of Motltll Carolina has made
a law prohibiting the killing of a hu
man heil.:; iiOUtO Olle Slft.Vfl hi-! follow
Me for the killing oi that man, a< ? Ord
ing to (he logic of Otic friends. The
nun logy is perfect, ftoth are prohl*
Thin does nut appeal to us.
or of The \.>" am! Courier ??i sidOl
hi:;; e|. f pnnslblQ for all the C elts.
arsons ai d killings, jiist heenu'.te as
a voter In- upholds the laws prohibit
ing these deeds? We nro glad we
do not beat thai bur den. Why can
not the advocates of whlskoy gel on
a little higher plane and argue facts
Instead of advancing such flimsy
theories, Dy no moans, is The Ad
vertiser in sympathy with all this
wild tommy rot that some of our pro
hibition friends deliver themselves of.
Inn we do think some of our oppo
nents are guilty of similar follios,
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The lovely si jhl of the Improve
ment work on the court house square
has prevented us writing n naughty
paragraph. Such is life.
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Somehow, In spite of Moll, Minus,
Brother Mann, the board of trustees,
cl a!, v. i- believe ClOUlSOII Will Jog
..!( at a pretty good gait and cou
titi ? ii< <u? some excellent work.
? ? ?
thing Wrong at Cicmson" lias
The coai dust no longer nils our
nostrils, but the Ice mun and the
BQUitd present their bill.. it*s
> i:::<- tO take, 'em off.
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The principal difference between a
maided and a matron is that tho
; ld< .. sits down and waits tor a
husband, ami tin? matron sits up ami
Everybody is kicking ugaiiist the
Increased tariff on women's hosiery;
bill highest kickers nr.- the chorus
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There was once an awfully mean
man. (he lived in Newborry) who said
that an oyster had more sense than
a woman because it knew when to
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Those Furman students, who.
ilqued at. their jus: punishment by
the faculty, refused to play that gamo
? I.' ball s< hedulod for last Thursday,
should In? spanki I every night tor
two weeks. KiM'ii a ta! :,pooi::?u! of
castor oil lm.i! sent to bed at sun
?air of silk
*iu sidi it o is :? liotneh ss wan*
?er on the fabe of the earth* despls
and rejected bi' all ntitions. if tic
1 come to Laum, we will try to
ke errang, meats for him to run
frillf .'land bel'e in The Advorthjor
ok. And the editor or this paper,
hs '?specially-commissioned man
When one man has ri ?: 'udge against
friendly to his eiioiuy. that enemy is
never mentioned when the two friends
. ? brdlbg to the etl les of South
Clemson is minus M". Minus, and
Mr. Minus is minus a job.
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When Roosevelt Iamb i in Italy,old
Mount Aetna had a fit.
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s 'itafor Tlllman called at the White
House last week for tho first time in
seven years, explaining Iiis long ab
eiice by saying ? that ho hrtd waited
for a gentleman to occupy P." it
would be interesting to hear Tillmtui's
deli nit toil of a gentlem,
I'revliou'My acknowledged .. $10u.*?0
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. I .00
fk I'. Albright 1 00
< . If. ItOpef. I .00
I.. (1 1.00
S II ?I . 1.00
i. I. I lopklns. i. 00
if, A. Franks. I .00
i. s. Dennett. i ,00
I. J. Adams. 1 .00
T. !. SV, Onllcy, Clinton .... l.00
i i:. Tcague. i ,00
u. W, Tribble. i .00
lt. F. Jones. i. 00
('. i:. Hobo. 1,00
Make Old TlllllSfS Neu.
A door, (i ninntol, kitchen chairs,
beliebe . any :-mall old things to be
made new is quickly done by painting
With ft pound or two of our I., tc M.
Home Finish Domestic Paint In all
color?! Have you an old carrlago?
Mako ll flew With a small can of I.,
ft M. Hone- Finish Carriage Varnish
Paint. Wont cost more, than about
;i dollar and saves a hundred. Wo
supply everything In paint ami nave
yon money. Sold by ,f, II. M. L,
Memorial Horvices ?t Unban.
Uov. B. C. Watson, pastor of ftabun
Crook church, announces that on the
first Sunday In May, memorial ser
viles for Messrs. J, J, Shumate and
Martin Woods Will 1)0 held at that
church. A number Of speakers will
take part In lh080 e\e:clses. The
public are invited.
OL Ii SPECIAL NOTICES.
Fron Ii Slrawberrios, Tomatoes. Po
tatoes and Beans?Thursday, Friday
and Saturday. J. W. Fayne> the Cash
For lie Ii I Furnished rooms with all
mod rn conveniences. Apply nt the
Episcopal Rectory. :;:;-tf
For Iteiit Seven ro< in house, w
modern conveniences, to rent on re
onnble terms. Laurel Btreet. Ap
to J. V. Wallace, at Postofllce.
For Sale -HockI I am now r
sentit;;; tin' Cray Court rock quUl
and il" yon need any rook or wiah
purchase th ? finest quarry in
world, call on .!. Wade Anderson. Lau
rens, s. "C. :'.7-tf
For Kent Do yon want a nie?! place
fo live. .". rooms for rout. Call at
R0d Iron Racket. Nice location.
Wanted To buy .)?? sell for you.
Cotton .Mi!! and Hank Stocks. I buy
and se|l outright or on commission.
Name lowest prices. Address Paul
a. Potty, Box 32L Spartanburg, S. 0.2
For s-tte Rhode Island Red Eggs
for hatch.r.g. $].<?? r s-.-tting. Ap
i?Iy to John Terry Pool?. Laurens, s.
Wanted -To rent Typewriter for a
short while; single keyboard; will
take pond eare or* machine. Also
want copying or other work to do.
Address Box 75, II. F. D. No. ':. Lau
rens. S. C. 39-1t
For Solo?-FIfly bushels Improved
King Cotton Seed for sale at 7-"> c ents
per bushel. J. Wade Andersen. Lau.
rens, S. c. 39-tf.
( om Mill Tl 0 Eur -!ca Foundry and
Supply Co, has installed an Up-tO
dat ? grist mill and Is ready ro serve
the public. Bring us all your grind.
Inn: give us a trial. Eureka Foun
dry & Supply Co.. Lamer..-. S. C. t:
Ordination Services \t I'ltion.
R v. \v. i> I lammet t announces that
ordination seiHiccs will be held at
Union chur< h, on Saturday afternoon,
:; o'clock, .May 1st. .Messrs. .1*0(1 (1
Odell, Frank Walker and Calvin Cul
hertBon wil*. ho Ordained deacons, Ilov.
W. E. Thttyer < f 1.aureus preaching
I Use Any
N Canned Goods
Try our [.Sweet] Corn,
Ivarly June Pea-, Fine
California Pie Peaches,
Fine Apricots, Fine White
Cherries, Pine, Apple,
sliced, grated and chunk.
All kids of canned meats.
jjj Fresh Vegetables every
1 J. W. Payne
The Cash Grocer
Next Door to Palmetto Ba i k.
Looking around us we
see many persons in middle
life struggling along with
poor vision, who might be
enjoying normal sight to
day i." they had consulted a
competent optician and wore
glasses when there was yet
time to preserve the sight.
lie on the safe side if sou
suspect that your eyes are
failing, let us advise what is
best for the eyes.
Room 6 Enterprise B'lcPg.
Laurens, S. C.
Dr. F. J. In man
oiiiec days, Friday and Saturday
Our stock is now complete in
every department of the store.
Consistingof Dry Goods, Notions,
Shoes and nillinerv.
Ask to see the specials
throughout each and every de=
partment this week.
We will assure you if you are
interested in style quality and
new stock of merchandise you
will find what you want.
Awaiting your inspection as
to quality and price.
Jig Next to Enterprise Bank
Learn the Way $j
May?The Month for
Greatest Values in
See Our Great $12.50
and $15 Suits. In a
Class by Themselves
"Your Spring Suit is Ready for You
J. E. M1 NTER & BRQ.
The Greatest Values in Spring Suits for Men and Young Men obtain
able in the city arc to be had here. 'I'his yon can easily prove to your
satisfaction by comparison. Look where you will, then come see us for
the best in Clothing, Hats and Furnishings. We call your special at
tention to the following.
Men's Smart prcssy Suits worth
Mi ll's High Grade Hand Tailored
Suits worth $22.50 at.$20
Special. Men's Fancy Worsted
Suits worth $12.50 at.$l<>
Melt's Bluo Serge Suits worth
$10.00, special at.$7
Sec our grand lino of Pants at
Hoy's Wash Knickerbocker Pants..i
Men's Wash Pants.$1
Men's Straw Hats.."-??c to $3
Boy's Straw Hats. . . ,25c, 60c and .-?!
French, Shrlnor & Urner Oxfords
BoStonian Oxfords for men $:;.""><)
Beacon Oxfords for men.$3.00
Ladies' Oxfords $'2.00, $2.60, $3.00
Zfl'^Dhuh Children'8 Oxfords 7.r)c, $1.00 and $1.60
I1R08. A CO. _ _
Specials from all Dept.
Men's N'egligeo Shirts, value COc
to 75c, special at.40c
Men's Negligee Shirts, value 40c,
Men's Odd Pants, value $2.00,
One lot Men's $3.50 tan and black
Oxfords, special at.$1.PS
Yard wide Sea Island .fa yd,
Yard wide Percale, value 10c,. . ,6ftc yd.
Fancy Lawn, vaUm 10c, special..6c yd.
?10c inch colored I.awn 12JC, " 10c yd,
40 inch white Lawn, " ioc y(|
40 inch white Lawn in mill end
White Skirts, special.<)K0
I.awn Waists, special.4?C and 08c
Path Towels, value PJ c. special 10c each
86 inch Panamas, special.! .2">c yd.
60 inch Black Batlsto, special, ,60c yd.
Dutch Collars, special. .10c, 16c and 26c
Yard wide Bleaching, special_6c yd,
Remember we always sell as cheap as goods of same quality uro sold and most generally
yotl will find you save considerable by making your bill with US. Lei US supply
your many wafltS and see how pleasant it is to trade with us.
J. El. Hinter (EL Bro.
4 > inch White I.awn in Mill Pauls 5c yd.
Agents McCall Patterns ioc and t-<