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VOLUME XXXVI. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, AGS 1 90
WHOLESALE LIQUOR (
DEALERS MUST GO
-Elimination of These .Dealers .Will (
Simplify Enforcement Prohibition
Washington, August 6.--limination
by the government of the -wholesale r
liqutor dealer as a means of simplify- I
Ing prohibition enforcement appeared v
a posstbility tonight with the an- I
nouncenent by Plbhibition Commis
stoner Kramer that the issue of )
wholesale permits in the future would
be "rigidly restricted."
Mr. Kraner declared that the whole
sale tratlle presented the greatest
'problem with which enforcement of
flcials were confronted. Wholesale
dealers, lie asserted, resorted to sub
terfuges which perplexed government
agents and which made the dry law
difficult to enforce. This pihase of pro
bilition enforcement .was said to 'have
developed consideration by ofilcials of
the internal revenue bureau of a iplan
by which the quantity dealers would
-be driven out of business entirely and
the liquor transfer made direct from
lbonded warehouses to retailer or con
Although no decision has been
reached and none probably will be Im
when wholesale licenses are reissued
for the next calendar year is expect
ed to bring the question to a head. Ap
plications for wholesale licenses must
be in the hands of federal officials by
October 1, giving the government the
three months prior to January 1, in
which to investigate the responsibil
ity of the applicant. Oflcials sail that
regardless of the bureaus dedision
with respect to eliminattion -of the
wholesalers, the number of licenses
issued for the ensuing year would be
smaller. In event the government
permits the (wholesalers to continue
in business, it was said, a policy of
investigating the record of applicant
"and all of his affairs," would be eiml
Treasury records reveal that more
wholesale licenses arc. in existence
now than immediately Prior to the
effecti:ve date of the Volstead act.
Commissioner Kramer said that while
the wholesalers were being watched
closely drastic action had heen iumade
necessary in certain localities.
No licenses have been issued in
Chicago for wholesale traffic in tih
last six weeks, Mr. Kramer said. 0th
er of!elals reported that sinlnar
cheeks had been placed on the num
her of wholesale dealers elsw1ere,
Mr. Kramer's visit of the New Yorl
district early this week was said tc
bave resulted in a tightening of re
The situation in Halt imore result
ing from the ruling of Attorney en
oral Armstrong that no Mlarylan&
state or Haltimore munii pal olicia
could aid in (r.y law enforcenmen
work has compelled the transfer W,
additional federal agents to the Mary
land district. Mr. K ramier announced
He added that (nforcement worl
would he pushed everywhere regard
less of local (ooperation.,
- Wholesalers and "plain bootlegger.'
Jt was asserted by Prohibit Ion F'n
forcement oficials, have comblined t<
comlicamte' the enforcement of the lar.
in llaltimore and the conditions thier,
have entered larngly into the dlevelop)
muent of a aprog ram to abholimh t h
As another step toward strict en
forncement ofticials were said to 1.
dlratting reguilations detininug the sta
tus of federal enforcement otlcers an
also to lbe inqiuiring into state lats
provisions to deterinei what d tie
'.hie local authoritIes could he requIire
to assumie ini uipholdinig federal lav;
Thlese quiestions. pr'obably willibe P11
uip to Attorney Genierail Pal tmer ani
it is undlerstood( thait iflicialIs (if th
int ernal Rtevenuie bu reau anid men
hers of Commissionier K ramie's sta
soon woulId con fer with repre i'sent:
: Ives of the departmeni ct of justice an
-the t reasuri y de partment
-SEAL.E TiNS ONLY
AT YOUR GI2OCERS
OMMITTEE OF I8
iristensen Deites Charges That
Farmer-Labor Party is Controlled
by I. W. W.
New York, Aug. 5.-An announce
lent' that the committee of 48 was
reparing to withdraiw formally from
.11 connection with the Farmer-Labor
>arty of which Parley P. Christensen t
3 the presidential nominee, today fol
owed closely charges by A. H. Alc
jollem and Charles A. Weaver, who,
n resigning as officials and members
)f the Farmer-Labor organization de
3lared the party was controlled by the1
Industrial Workers of the World.
Reorganization of the Committee
:f 48 along the original lines of the
party will be undertaken at a mect.
Ing of the executive committee next
Mlonday according to Allen MleCurdy,
secretary of the 48'ers. In a statement
issued today he said the Farmer-La
bor party is a "radical" organization
and does not adhere to the princi
ples upon which the Committee of
418 attempted to build a national iparty
Replying to the charge of AlcCol
lem and Weaver, Mr. Christensen de
clared the Farmer-Labor party is
not under I. 'W. W. control, but is
composed of "every day Americans,
seekinkg relief Irom Ithe intolerablo
economic autocracy obtaining in this
In a formal statement Mr. Christen
sen challenged the political integrity
of MeCollem and Weaver.
ir. 'McCurdy delivered the keynote
address at the Chicago convention
last month when the Committee of 48
attempted through amalgamation
with the Labor and Single Tax par
ties and adherents of other political
creeds, to form a party which should
"oppose 1with equal firmness both re
action and revolution."
"The labor party of the United
States , \rI. MeC urdy said, ("started
out to create a class iparty which
should appeal only to organized work
ers to the end that control of the
American Federaltion of Labor should
pass from its present leadership into
that of the insurgents and to intro.
duce guild Socialism into American
"It is plain to any Intelligent per
son that it is impossible for these two
to nieet, joli, merge or amalgamnate.
Oil and water do not mix."
.\r. Ce.\lurdy asserted that whil
the Committee of -18 had been nomli
nally represented at the convention
which nominated .\Mr. Christ nsein.
most of the leaders and delegates had
gone to their homes when they "saw
that the principles of the Forty Eight
ers had been swallowed completely by
the radicalism of the Laborites.
Will WAIT WEEK
New Charges Not lin Eu'eet 'ntIl Au.
gust, 26. TarifYs Not Ready.
-WashIngton, Aug. 3.-New freighi
rates and ptassenger fares will b(e
made effectIve on August 26, Iistead
of on August 20, for passenger fares
and August 25 for freight tariffs, r'ail
roaid officialIs annitoun ced t oni ght.
At the same time it was announcco
that the American railro~adis would asl
1thle CaanadIan r'ailwayl3 commiissiner'
for permission to make the new rate!
etfective 0on transportation from t h
I'nited States to the dominion.
DCcision) to lost pone the putting in
to el'ec~t the adlvance charges auithoiz
cod last Saturiday by the inte'rstat.
c'ommaerc'e commission from the (late
tannoun1 (edl yest erday was rchedlt'i to
d (ay affte' tariff exhierts of the cai
riers had informed 'Alfred P. 'lThomr
general counisel for tl.h Association ot
llailway Executives that it woul
be im'possible to htave theo blanke
schbeduleIs mutlst be' filed ive' (lays be
fore' they become effect ive.
Application of the new schedulest
Iranlspiortation to Candada, offle l
Saidl, swill mean that shippers will pa
freight charges under(' the ne(w Itri
for their: classfication territ'ltories uni
less the shipment passes throng:
more tihan one( group before crossin
the' line In which case the Inter'- tem
ritor'ial rat'', wh1ich is to 1e advante
:33 l-:3 pe(r (cnt, woutld apply.
Canadian raIlways, it was said, wi
a jpply'to the initer'state' ('on)unter'(e 'onl
mnIss'"'i for' aumtort' yto ttake thle nto
chargesa effective on tr'anspotatio
fr'om the d.ominionl into ithe Unite
RIVATE SANDERS H
ETS THREE YEARS
4 - C
oldlier Who Shot C11aplin Goes to h,
Fort Jay. Sentence Given Out. u
Washington, Aig. 3.-Dishonorable I
ischarge and confinement with hard t<
tbor for three years at the Atlantic c
ranch of the United States discipli- f4
ary barracks, Fort Jay, N. Y., was b
hle sentence of the war department
oday, placed on 'Private Roy San- c
ers, #who, on January 19, 1920, with t
ther soldiers attached to Camp Jack- a
on, shot and killed William S. Chap- t
In,, a citizen of Columbia, near t
Tract. No. 1. 133 1-2 ac
school and the top-soil road
rooml tenlant. himse, new barn-1,
fifty yards of the houses,
farm open, strong cho(o late
T'rae t No. 2. 102 aires :3 1
if the top-soil road, iar.
house, forty acres inl timiibei,
A real bargain at $50 per -I
Tra(t No. 3. 49 ac res ad
house, barn11 and pasture, oil
countyI . "4ee 1us filr ice.
Triaet. No. 4. 212 acres se
of the P'rinceton tI.op-soil rot
100 acres in on1e opell level
white ook id woods pini,
s 1ad.. I riee $75 per aei
I'ract No. 5. 30 acres at.
within a few ulindred yard
dvelling, four)t sitall balrn am
wire fenee. Price $250 per
Tr'act No. 6. 211 atres,
he middle of tvhe place, one
o ild excellent pas1
f Ihe best improved arins
Tract No. 7. 165 eres
'\at Its place. one dwelling,
inl hot toms. well iutiwhred,
Trati No. S. 121 acres m1
Ekom section, seven-roomltt I
past nrel~. onle tenantl. house, u%
t ems, t h re-h1orse fa rm opt
Traet. No. 9. 175 aeces S
hoie, paintied and m1todernl
bullildi ngs, Young41 orcharlld, 1
at sill . itui.e. fouil-horse
farm aid we'(.Il worith the pI
Traet No. 10. 79 3-4 a
Prienldship rioatd nears the
d wellinig, four at all shed~de,
ti(1imhere , 50 aeres in cultiv,
Tract Nt. 11. 87 atres
rotm hilloutse, 315 aets(i( in cult
$45a per aere.
'Pt. Nto. 1 :. 21-2 arn
'Tract No. 15. 1- ael
l eel .sandy1 I lomiih toi ltI 1
j.helownbe ttIhe ptl' for
pasr Lot prie. sfrp
- Tr'a4t Nto. 17. 1001 airs
ingoneof ~h mot a trel
rensto Geenwod. wo .
. eaSUihrL]ih ac
OL Tra.NOBERTS10 C
Conporal Edmund Maston, Company
Forty-eighth infantry, has already
en sentenced to serve one year -in
ic United States disciplinary bar
icks at Leavenworth, to be reduced
o the ranks, to be dishonorably dis
tiarged from the army, and to for
,it all pay and allowances due or to
ecome due for his part in the matter.
Lieut. Talbert 11. Fowler was re
e~ntly sentenced to lose 100 files in
ie lineal list of Infantry officers,
nd fined $300. Private Janusz wa.4
ried and acquitted. With the sen
ence of Sanders the case ends.
OVER, THEN LE
s one-half mile of Trinity-Ridge
One 5-room dwelling, one 3
pasturye, two good Springs wit.h in
ix acres in 'bot.toms, four-horse
and. Price $85 per acre. 'Tens.
-2 miles of baurens, one-half mile
'rinity-4Ridge school, one 3-room
t'wo-horse farmi open1, fresh land.
joining Trac t No. 2; one 4-room
e o1 tihe. best. li-ttle farms in the
vein miles from oarens, one mile
d, three new tenant, houses, over
field; 60 'acres inl Virgin tiiber.
running water. ideal saw mill
Ilickory Tavernm, ol tjop-soil road,
s of the School. One s'eveni-rooimi
1 out buildings, eight. acres ud
C.op-soil roai extendinlig th roumgh
-rooml painted dwelling' barn1 and
Ilre, t wo good 1.enan1it houses. ole
in the 4onlity. Se us for prive.
west ol Laurlens near the Joh'i
ood ban11. past rel, several acres
tronlg la11d. Prie $40 per Pr.
public road and R. F. D., inl Ile
'ellinig, new lour-stall barn. good
ell imbered. six avnes i finie uhol
,good coniuinity. Prive $52.50
miles west, of Lairenis, attratctiive
millproveentliils, good blari and oult
() acres 1uilder llog wire .11e
fari open. ''his is al imliproved
iee. $100 per aere.
res 8 miles west of 1Laurieis oil
niew ( schooa lioat ion. eight -rooli
1 i barn, 15 acres inl pastureP, well
at.iol lee 1s for price.
:1 miles of dden S tation. five
ivation. 11) acres ini hoat tons. P'rice
adlj(oininig chlurch anmd sehouol
One painted dw~elling~., onie tenanmt
s. This is an excelleint 1oent ion.
-es n top)-soil r'oad atI (Cohl Point.
ed ini the forlt Of the mia in roadsM
-oom1 ho''-, good1 well, sinmal b arn,
adjoin ing Tlract No. 13, oii topl
PId e ya rds from the slat ion. C)ne
goodl pinle ti mber. TI'his is ai goQod
huan the pricee. $100 pir ae re.
oplosite the dlepot. at (ohl Point.
ninig along thle top-soil road. gi v
e locations on thle road froim Laui
nant houses, abhoul- i-wenIty a eros o
the ple. See us for piin.
ujoiingil Tract. No. 15a, siimila rly
wo miiles below P ol P ointl. t wo 5
Have a Number of
~ee Us for Spar'tanbi
J. J. McSWAIN
Candidate for Congrems, askn your support on his -platfortu
or CTistructive Measures, including:
1. Id (ocation, vocational and practical.
2. Farm development and good roads.
3. iWxpose and prevent profiteoring.
4. E'-oniomy and reducing Federal job-lioldcrs.
> ' op eicroachments of Federal Power.
I. Stop "Pork Barrel'' politics.
HE'i ASKS EVORY CITIZEN TO0 iIN1iP.
T US SHOW YOU OVER
Tract, No. 18. 271 acres 1 1-2 miles of Mlouintville, six-room
dwellin, wo teialit. houses, smiaN pasture, 12 acre,,; in bot
toms, 100 acres in tiiber, five-hor-se tari open. See us for
Trat No. 19. 67 1-2 neres at. Lanford Station, fou i--room
house. four still barn, six ,jrre-s inl pmstire. two-horse farm
open. Price $110 per aere.
Tract No. 20. 47 1-2 aeren two miles of Watt.s Mills, five
room1 pminted cottage., and out.-buildings, one tenant. house.
9 avres inl hog vire pastin-e six aeres in find bottoms. 'This is
one of' the best improved little 'a-ms near Liati-ens. Prive
$150 per aere.
Tract No. 21. 100 wrvs u .) iiles cst, of Ware Shoals, ser
en -rioom dwelling. 50 Cres il cultivation, 30 acres uinder
wire feince. 11 eres (d tine river hot.toms. Prive $45 per :Ir(.
Trat No. 22. 73 aiwrv 'd'joining Trac1. No. 21. P 5rice $5
Tract No. 23. 81 1 8 miles northeast of C,?lilton. five
rooml house ;und u-uidns Two-hlors far openl.Pr
$10 per. aer'e.
Tri- Ni. 24. 57 4ui - iwiles nmorthI of Clinton, onec tell
amit hus., gini house. 1 h ice 70-saw gins, engine and boileri, d'c
ble box press anid othet'r equipmilent goes with t-he place. Pri~.
$65 in-r acre.
Tract No. 25. 15 aers ou:' uiilcs nort.heast. of Clini to. o:1
teniian. Iuse, good one-h1otIrse ,arii. Price $2,000.
Truet Noi. 26. 1:2 ae. routh of Iaireis, one Ii, ile "
Prospect hulrh. tiv(e-rolni holse, bar11 and ou-t-hulildillt.
3(u w-res in1 filmber, 1ome goo branchl bottomls, he-os
fi'a-m1 open. Seets for priuv.
Tract No. 27. S:3 ac-res 1-2 mile' (I Prospect Cliir-h. no
building.rs. 20 acres in branch bol.toms. See us 1or price.
Tract. No. 28. 8 8 3-4 ae1Crs ol top-soil roal one miI I(.
Abererombie's store. Price $100 per aere.
Traet No. 29. 69 1-2 aer<-: 6 ls northeast ol b;imiens.
-ne 1em lit h sllse. 30 a elIs ill e :;Ition and thie res in an
orignal ores. Prce 40 perl were.
T'ri-t. No. :W. 176 neres, nearl Princvetonl, t hree tenant111
louse,) . out-buildin dilgs. good partre, god reital value. lo'anted
ad Ijoiinglf. i (0 a IIoore 'hur1c h . I'rice $35 per'ti aere.
Tr'et No. 81. 75(1 a('les Iwo mIiles of Rennio (In 11nin line.
of! S'::hennl li. ii.. (ight tenanllt hiouses, ouit-hui~iligs, 75 am-res
ini pasture, ten-horise for oi 0pein, good hot.fomis, welIl tIin.ibered,
rns for 20 bale.S of ti tonI. Pr'ice $358 per' n're.
Tra'; t No. 82. 500( acries one mtile of R~enno, four h'oui l .
rents- for' s bales ot 'i101n, wxell timber'ed. Price $25 pcr oere.
Tract N'o. 38. 1-2 ai'e lot with five-room1 hiousc, storei
buiildinigs in thle yarid, 1 1-2 miles fromn the Court Hfouse on
tip-soil r'oadi to ( liniton. E~xcellen1t well. Picie $2,00).
Tr la (t No. 8-I. a ace ot witbh tbhree'-r11om house andji in
stor uil'o ijding. I wo milles fromu C(ou-rt louse on Prilncetoni to'
TPruet No. 35'. ber ~tlot 1 wit hii three-r'oom hou'se. ha i r odl
ton1 roIadI I woi nle hs from baurens1 Polur (411lt llouise. See us :
is a small improved f'armo and wor'th the price. See us.
Trcti' No. 87. 1-10 aces four11 mibs s'outheiast oft \\ il
rutl', 1 wo miles oif K\ilgilre, ('ile mile ofi sch'ool, sIi-oomi lw
in~g. f'our-st all shedlded hbarni, I-wi) teniant houses,05 20 aitres in
pas'turnc. 45 it're. illn itimer. Pr'ic( '$100 pci' acre. TIermns.
Attractive Lots For Sale,
irg Farms and Homes.