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ADVERtTISER Pil1NTING COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
AIJON LEE President
W. G. LAtN(CASTEfI vice-Pres.
ARTHUR LEE Sec. and Treas.
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S. C., as second class mail matter.
LAUlmA'N4, N. C., MAR II it, 1911.
The Advertiser will be glad to
receive the local news of all the
commuities in the county. Cor.
respondents are requested to
sign their names to the contri
butlons.. Leitery should not be
lm4t~led later than Monday morn
'Thme picture presented by Woodrow
Wilson during his dignilled message
before the two houses of congress and
that of (ov. illease in his harangue
before the lowor house of the state
legislature are in strong contrast,
though painting in forceful colors the
striking characteristics of each.
The really ludicrous side of the dis
graceful scene enacted in the hall of
the Ilouse of .ltepresentatives Wetdne's
day night can only be alppreciated by
those who have been in time hail itseiIl
and seen the speaker's platform whieb
is high above the heads of the replre
sentativ.-s 'below; by its very height
being t protection of tie governor
from those whom he chose to attack.
Tic scenm,3 suggests one of goblins
on time craggy 'mountainside loosening
uinge ho:iliders to roll down uipon time
tieads of enemies below.
s s e
.A'iNSloNi A ND A NNEhX AT ION.
We r'irodiuce elsewhere in today's
m'r atmn editorial frotm The Tribune.
of I' ontain Inn. In which it is stat(ed
that at a meeting of citizens held there
se.(:'al 'lays before there was an ox
prssion in favor of .eceidjing "romm
CI:wnvile county and .joining lani
r< on ty. We ar' (liuite su: th:'
tii )p(Ile of Gtaurers comnty 'nppre
ci: tU' t.:s exhibition of frieraiimiu''.'.
r at they wt:ld welcome t lh p(o
p )i th1 iit territory, into their fold.
=I not go so fe't as to say that
ii lo r sec tion of (reinville coun
t. ioui I Ie ,.. part of Laurens coun
t : C. .t it ligically )1omngs to ts,
b in .> luir :as distance cnd typo
g 'my ..r e ec...' rna d as well as Ohe
COb ide'rttbion of blood and friendship,
11 wo ;(actions are very close togethn
e Whether 0or not a chainge would
'm enetiial financially to either' or
a' r tl.- affected districts, we ar'e not
a' to .say, not hmaving tine figures at
hi: I, hut in all iprobabilty thmere
w( 'd be butt little if aiiy gain or loss.
'lmthere is; any well dlevelopedi senti
mcvt in favor or annexation we would
i,- Iad to see ain eloction ordered,
thr'gm we womuld not care to have tine
pV le wroughnt up) again over tine ev
er-pr'escnt county quiestion unless
th; e is a real demand for a change
an' thme people are In favomr or mnakimng
it wvithout -bejing foredm into it.
Withn little knowledge of time law as
laid dlowniSln books, The Adver'tiser is
in :rthleas inClinied to believe thmat
tU :mirai police bi for Laurensq coun
tO.si'l.sed by time recent legislatunre
is necon.tiutional as 'beling a species
o. lass legislatoion mind closely akin
tc tax:a.on withmouit representatin."
A aii' m tinte bill1 prmovides for' an
e l ion whbereinm onmly those voters liv
in ro"t.4ida incorporaited tnwuns or 4""
t(I 'i.'e taxed -to supp41ort the~
c< ity' imay vote. Whleni it Is consid
e: timat nmot oinly tine peoptle without
t town.; bt thne -icople withn time
Ic ms a.i well are taxed to supptiort
:r tl ponlice system, It would seem
il am u injsti ee Is bmiing dloine the
Tu ilationi of the ineor'porated townms
i. (4t givding thmem the r'ight to vote
in he ('lecton. Whietheir or not onne
in be in favor of time r'etemntion of tine
R.1 'n, and 'The Advertiser' is one that
fai >rs giving It a furthner trial, juns
ti dem1( Lids thmat all those whmo mmust
e( rilbuto to its supp~lort should .be
gi ri the right to expregas an opinionm
Oi 'Is -ratention. This 'ipositionm, we
tV .(f courmse inm viow of thme fact tha~t
th election hnas alrpatjy b~een ordered.
Am a imatter of fact, we tlitnk- that
tin' county deklegation shoumld hmave de
Cl 'l thia matter' among thnemselves
i er thirn call ipon thme people to
de le It.
m e failure of the recently adjoun
e. .ate legislature to accomplishn any
O worthy of iontinnt hit revivedi
the discussion as to biennial sessions.
It has been often pointed out that this
state is one of blut a very few in the
union having annual sessions. It has
boon further said that there is not
enough legislation of Importance to
justify yearly sessions. It is realiz
ed by all that something is radically
wrong with our law making body, but
whether or not biennial sessions
would prove a remedy is certainly op
en to discussion. The fact that every
session of the legislature during the
past few years has extended over the
alloted time would seem to indicate
that there is a great deal of business
of some kind to 'be transacted. It is
quite true that the legislative wheels
do not turn as fast as they might.
though our lawmakers work harder
than they are given credit for, but it
is doubtful whether they would turn
faster in a. biennial session than in an
annual one. Some measures need to be
taken to facilitate business in annual
sessions and then after these mena
sures tare proven effective the time
would be ripe for the agitation for
biennial sessions. Remove the cause
for delay and then the session will be
shortened of itself.
It seems to us that the cause for
the failure of the state legislatures to
accomplish much has already heen
rightly pointed out by the correspond
ents of our daily papers. 'They have
said time and again diuring the session
just finished that ti'e failure of ac
com1plishmient was n :t a matter of not
huaving anything to do. but of not do
ing what was to be done. The rea
son suggested for this was that many
of the legislators were facing elections
and hesitated to make a move one way
or the other for fear of being left at
home next -summer. In the session
preceding this one, that is, the ses
sion of 1913, it wa's also said that a
large number of the men 'nhers were
new men, as is usual on each chrage
of administ'ation, and they had to be
"worked in" before becoming :r'eus
tomed to legislative routine; an:i he
fore they had learned the "way of
the place" the ses.ioni was ended and
they had to go home. And so it goes;
one session a great many new men
followed by another session In which
fear of approaching elections force
the political issue into every discus
sion. So in neither session is any
Itemioval at the sate time of the
ha ndicaps of new membership and po
I tical anxiety, would seem to be a so
lution of the (t estion. 'This m ight he
accom plished through a change pro
.iding for a longer mem1bership in the
lower house. say four years instead
of two, like the senate. This would
allow for one year of preparation and
training, two years for real work and
otte year previous to election for polI
ties. This would make for fifty per cent
eflicioncy, more than we can possibly
hone for without some kind of change.
As it so happened in the legislature
just colsed, the senate with four year
terms, rather than the lower house was
at fault in trifling with legislation.
A. large nubnte of its mebtners also
were facing electiotns. This etmpha
sizes -more -strongly the need of sonme
kinid of action wvhich will redutce the
numuber of these 'scare" periods.
Where the conistitution isn't beinig
hacked up it is beIng lar'gely disre
garded, anyway, so we might as wvell
tack on one -moe amendmnent.
Rtoute Agent for Express Compianty
,Ini ServIce 44 Years.
Mr. J. J. Croswell, Rouate Agenit of
the Souther'n Express Company spentl
last Monday In Laurens as the guest
of his sister, Mrs. Howen. Hie has beent
on this division for a few we.eks rec
lievmng Mr. TJa It, thme regi1:- ament,
who has been sick, Mr. Cromswell is
one of the olcts' emiployees, in Itoiti
of service, with the Souther'n Nxpm ess
Cocmpaniy, having been with thema for'
forty-four years, lie is c e.sideredc
one of the most efilelent andc (aplabile
r'oute agents w !thi the comn y.
It) ('E@NT "UAS('A RETS"
IS YOUlt I1A XA'TIVE1
liest Liver and lBowel ('letanser and
S~tomachc Ileguilnior in thce world
Work wivle you sleep.
(let a 10-Ccent bo:<.
i'ctt aside-just once-the Salts,
l'iills, Castor OIl or Putrgativ'e Waters
whieb merely force a passageway
through the bcgwels, but (do ttot thor'
oughily cleansej freshen andl purify
those drainage rgans, anmd have no0 ef
feet whtatever upon thme liver' and
K~eep your '"Insides" piure and freshl
with Cascarets, which thoroutghly
cleanse the stomach, remove the undi
gestedi, sour rood andl fouli gases, take
the exess bile from the liver and
carcy out of the system all the con
stipafted waste matter' and poisons in
A Casbaret tonight will make you
feel great by morning. They work
while you sleep--never grIpe, sicken,
and cost only 10 cents a box from
your drutggist. MillIons of meni and
women take a C(ascaret. now aund then
and never have IHeadache, ltilloutsness,
Coated Tongue, indigestion, Sour
Stomach or Constipatod Bowels. Cos
carets belong in every household.
Childr'en just love to take them.
8 STATE PRESS COMMENT. 8
What 'rhe Advertiser says as to the
quarantine's being "productive of
good" is no doubt true as to Laurens;
for when the board of health there in
formed the state health officer what
they hade done he immediately di
rected them to inaugurate compulsory
vaccination-which they did. The
health board at Newberry (lid not
change their course in the slightest
degree, but proceeded to handle the
situation exactly as they were hand
ling it when the quarantine was de
There is no use raking up old sores;
and so it is better to regard the whole
incident as closed. What we would
like to know is what has become of
the Tropical Amusement company,
otherwise known as "the carnival."
How Is Thuis?
Gov. UIlease's negro chauffeur is al
so keeping some deserving white man
out of a pretty good job. We know
plenty of competent white chauffeurs
who would be glad of the place.--.\n
derson Daily .lail.
'T'his is a long story told in short,
meter. It begins with rottenness and
ends with hope, and it is told for the
good of the public.
Fountain Inn nestles against the
northern border of Laurens county.
Laurens county has an eflicient rural
policeman, Columbus Owings. Owings
has, in times past, made burdensome
the lives of gamblers, whiskey ped
ders and birds of that feather who
infested the northern part of his coun
ty. To escape his vigilence, these gen
try adopted the practice of crossing
the county line and plying their ne
farious trades in the suburbs of Foun
1"ountain uin has been blessed with
rather eflicient municipal police---so
ellicient, at any rate, that the semi
professional gamblers have preferred
the safety of various pieces of woods
just outside the town limits.
The sculilons of Laurens county,
and the hoodlums of our own nativity,
gather each unday just outside the
zrone of police protection, and gamble
sell and drinik whiskey, and fight.
The respectable citizeits of Fountain
inn, desiring to stop these practices,
appealed last year to the Green vii le
delegation for the appointment of a
local man to a place in the rural po
'I'lTe members of the delegation coul
not agree among Ilithmselves, and after
considerable squabbling turned a cold
shoulder to i"ountain Innii.
.\l eantime the members of the in
suflicient rural force were busy
around Greenville, under Sheriff 11c0
tor's orders, cl caning up the suburbs
of that city. it Is worth noting, how
ever, that they and Hector found it
impossible to clean up the city's red
light listrict until just before the
passage of Ilaynsworth's .rural 1)ollIc
measure at this session of the assemn
\Vhatever the sheriff and force may
have been doinig, no great effort was
madle to scr'ape the mud from Fountain
Inn's skirts, and when F'ountain Inn
people leartned that I iaynsworthi's 4)il1
providing for' six rural piolice was
likely to pass, an effort was made to
have the town's necessity and1( rights
One of the most prominent men of
the towni was sent to Columbia to con
fer with the delegation, and urge the
town's case. This getntleman talked
with every miemiber' of the delegation.
Setnator Earle and four' membet's of the
lowet' house pledged themselves flatly
and( unhesitatitngly to elect a Fountaitn
When the envoy returned to Fouin
taini Inn he quoted, as nearly as pos
sible0, the exact language of each of
the pledged members of the (delegation.
Thet'e coutld be no0 doubt in the tat
ter. Fountainu Inn would get protc
tiont feor her su butrbs.
Wednesday mortning's paper an
nuountcedl tho election of the six mem
bet's and1( chief of the newvly ct'eated
fotcce-and Fountaitn Inn was left out.
No man within str-ik ing dlistancee of
Foutntaini Inn had been putt on the
One of two things had happeted,
laither' twvo of the five pledgedl mom
ber1s of Greenville's (delegation hail
lied, or the two unpledlged metmbers
using shtot guns anid ball bats-had
forced the faint-hearted five to break
In either ease the result was the
Two hours after the morning p~a
pers were received, a number of th~e
becst men of tile town met, without
blare of trumpets, and discussed the
matter, The envoy to Columbia was
among -them to report in detail again.
After conside'rable comment, the
chairman of the meeting spoke sub
stantially as follows: "Greenville city
rules Greenville county. Gr'eenville
county's delegation unfailingly favors
the city to the exnlusion of ether see
tions. Fountain Inn pleads agd pleads
and gets nothing. There are two cours
es left to us. We can take the law
into our own hands and shoot up those
gambling fests, or we - can secede
from Greenville county and go over in
to Laurens where we can gotp, protec
tion. I suggest that we expend the
$1,500 of the new county fund in an
election to annex ourselves to Lau
Every man at the meetii'g applaud
ed the suggestion. So desperate have
the lovers of the law become!
The Tribune does not favor any
Greenville Is a great town. She will
be. greater. As she grows, we shall
grow. I1er life can be our life. It
would not be wise to leave her.
And yet the most sacred right of
man is liberty. I maintain the divine
right of secession. Taxation without
representation has not been popular
in this country since the opening day
of the 18th century. It never will be.
This town and community have no
representation in government, no po
lice protection outside the town lim
Objectors will say that we have a
magi4trate and a constable. True.
And this same magistrate, George
P. Wood, is the only one in Greenville
county who last year turned in, from
tines, a sum twice as large as his sal
ary. Greenville city magistrates may
have done as well. The delegation
promised Mar. Woods a raise in salary,
by the way, but what is a delegatign's
Mr. Woods can handle cases brought
before him. lie cannot spend his time
scouring the woods for criminals.
Neither can his constable. Hle gets no
money for it. Mr. Woods did appeal
to county oilcers to help himt raid a
gang of negro gamblers who operated
north of town all night lonag during
Christmas, but his appeal brought no
''hdre must be a solution of this
ve::ing affair. I would not counsel
secession-not yet. Let us make one
more effort. We must have a member
in the general assembly-a local man,
an honorable man, a man of horse
sense, of sound lprinciples and sound
I want the honor of nominating him
here and now-Geo. P. Woods for
Fountain Inn's epresentative in the
le can be elected. He should be
elected. lie must be elected, if we
hope for justice.
Let's get behind him.-Fountain Inn
PROMINENT MASONS (OMING.
To le Present at Called Meeting of
Local L.odge on the 19th. Collation
The local lodge of Masons are mak
ing preparations for an unusually
pleasant and profitable meeting for
tho night of Maarch 19th. Work in
the third degree will be 1one and sev
eral prominent Masons from other
parts of the state wvill -he presenlt.
Among thema will be Grand .Junior
Warden W. WV. Wannamaker, Grand
Master Geo. T. Bryan and Depuaty
Grand Master R. A. Cooper'. A 4elighut
ful collation will be served after
which cigars and speeches will be In
order. The ba'ethren fa'om other lodg
es are invited to be pa'esent.
For Sale--I have an excellent young
untrained poinlter dog for' sale. Write
ane for further description. Nile Jack
50o1, Green wood. S. C. 33-2t
For Sale-White Wyandotte egga
from winning strain, $1.00 for 15. An
coana eggs $ 1,00 for 15. Also fine whlite
WVyandotte coekerel, thoroughbr'ed, at
$1.00. C. WV. Tune, 23-it-pd
For Sale-The most dlesirflble close
in residlent lot for the price, and thne
price is; $500 foa' quick sale. Andea'
son1 & Blakely. * 33-It
For Sale-Choi~e liarred0( Piymoutha
Rock Cockerels $1.00 and $2.00 each.
Prize winning stock,.TJ. L. Power',
Gray Couart, S. C., Route 1. 33-lt-pdl
For Sale-Choicest pea-vine hay,
corn and fodder, at prevailing prices.
\Vrite or alply to Watts Mtills 0111cc.
Needles--For sewing machine nee
dIes, shuttles and bobbins for use In
all makes of amachines see. u1s. We
caa'ry the Iloyo Neetlie Co's excellent
line. Todd-Simpson Co. 31-5t
For Sale-Nice oat straw with chaff
baled. $10.00 a ton. S. N. Crisp,
Mouantville, S. C. 31-tf
Goats, For Saie-I have forty fine
goats for sale. Write or apply to me.
W .D. Boyd, Mountville, S. C. 31-3t-pd
Pianos For Sale-Persons desiring
to purchase an excellent upright piano
at a great bargain see me at once.
Have two tfa' sale, both 'new. 'For
further particulars apply J. M. Hanp
ton, Laurons, S. C. 31-10t
For Sale-1Dggs for hatching fromt
selected stock of heavy laying strain
of S. C. Brown Leghorns. Won blue
ribbo,. at county fair. Price $1.50 for
15. 0. F. Klugh, Cross Hill1, 8. C.
For Sale-Two good second hand
buggies and three good mules. Apply
to H. Douglas Gray. 2't-tf
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Mrs. Jane Holder, wife of AIr. Mar
tin V. Holder, died at her home ne'ar
':den last Saturday night at 12 d'clock
after four days' of intense suffering.
She had passed her three scare years
and ten. Despite all that loving hands
and physicians could do, the Lord saw
best and she was taken from us. Aunt
Jane, as she is so ' well-known, was
a member of the Dials 'Methodist
church. She was a fine Christian lady.
To know her was to love her. She
leaves a husband, one brother and
one sister to mourn her loss. How
sad to think that such a noble Chris
tian woman, one who -was loved,
should be taken from our home and
community! But, oh! how sweet to
know that ore this she has clasped
hands with her dear 'mother and sis
ters on the other shore and today
basks in the sunlight of God's eternal
presence. Weep not, dear husband,
brother and sister and friends, God
knows best. Iet us imitate her ex
amples and some day we will meet her
on the other shore. Aunt Jane has
only 'paid the debt we all owe and
have liter or nooner to pay, but when
we do not knew. How important, then
that we be ready for in the hour that
we think not the son of man cometh.
"The golden gates were opened;
A gentle voice said come;
And with farewells unspoken
She calmy entered hdine."
She was laid to rest in the Dials
cemetery by a large concourse of
sorrowing friends and relatives to
await the resurrection morn.
By a friend and one who liked her.
J. L. M.
Chamberlain's Tablets for Constipa
For constipation, Chamberlain's Tab
lets are excellent. Easy to take, mild
and gentle.in effect. Give them a trial.
For sale by all dealers.
Card of Thanks.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Martin wish to
thank their many friends in Laurens,
for the kindnesses shown them, dur
ing the illness of their mother and lit
tle son. May the Lord bless every one
of them is their wish.
The Mothers' Favorite.
A cough -medicine for children
should be harmless. It should be
pleasant to take. It should be effec
tual. Chamberlain's Couglt\1 'emedy is
all this and is the mother favorite
everywhere. For sale by all dealers.
T[E TERIBILE, CASE
Down about old Boston town, I
Mullikiia had his being, and also
day got after Mike, thcy v:auld
morning he had the p!enrisy. '
and cold', and finally grippe end
then--they not hil in the coils. .
bunions. hunis an d spr:ins, he h;
higo gave h1im pilins. Ne uralgin
upon his ills, ousilitis 1:1n(d I feu
sills. The doctor said birnc itis
and it looked l iked Mike %nl ht hi
lHut just as dleatih begani d(ane
a kindly good old1 neighbojWsaid:
so they took belovedl Mike and ri
sings Cowans praises now, and M
is Sold and Guaranteed by all Dri
GOWAN MEDICAL C0.,
Aug. Huff, I
On the Square
- ' a -J
"I certainly do like to work on a
job where the material is furnished
by the Augusta Lumber Co."
"Everything they furnish is right
-never any botch job -carelessly
f i n i s h e d sash, doors, blinds, etc.
Things go smoothly - contractors
feel good-we don't get called down,
and when the building is done, she
looks fine." 0
*That carpenter was simply expef
eatcing the res t'of a perfect organi
Whe ou build, let us make you
a e mate on your requirements.
It iI save you time, trouble and
expense, and you will be certain of
an A No. I job.
Our specialty is complete house
bills. Call or mail us your specifi
"Buy of the Maker"
AUGUSTA LUMBER CO.
AUGUSTA. GA. *
N. B. DIAL A. C. TODD
DIAL & TODD
4tforneys at Law
Enterprise Bank Building, Lauren., S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
Money to loan on Real Estate-Long
Shafting, Pulleys, bOYf, Repairs and
Files, Teeth, Locks, Etc.
LOMBARD IRON WORKS, AUGUSTA, GA.
Get our circular before you buu.
01F MIKE MI1LLIKiAN.
n the district of Back Bay, Mike
ra a dray. But the ii'ates one
not let hin he. and so one ino
hen followed coughs, sore throat
boils, and sunburn in tIanma tion
dlike also got some bruises, corns,
id rh eumnatic symptoms and lun
, toothache, felons, crowded fast
monia then kuocked him off his
tdo, would come most any (lay,
wve a job of riding his owvn dray.
e and mourners all looked grim,
"Tr~y Gowans stuff on him." And
ibbed him hard all day, and Mike
Ike still drives his diray. Oowans
5, 50 A ND $1.00.
CONCORD, N. C.
daur 8, S. C.
especially at a piresent of a box
'of our dlelieious Candies or
Chocolates, every girl is niatur
ally lpleaIsed and app~lreciative of
the gift, anid the gIver. Our
IC'hocol ates, lion-Bonn, etc., are
pure in ingredients and in mak
ing, and are healthy and whole
some for young or (4d to eat.
We have Martha Washington.
Mary Garden, and Cranes, and
all of superior quality, though
very moderately priced.
Iauren, S. C.