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BY CLINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1905. -VOLUME XLI-NO 12~
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The Laundry ?
IF you want to know which, brand of Collars is best
value, take an indellible pencil and mark on each of
several brands every time they go to the laundry. Then
you can see which you get the most wear out of. If one
of them is a- j
lt will have the most marks, and for the reasons :
They are always four-ply-that means body and gives strength.
Tho over-cast stitching prevents cracking of surface linen.
The gutter seams prevents saw edges.
The double cross-stitched, reinforced button holes outlast the Collar.
Every one knows these extras add to the cost of manufac
ture-but you get collars that wear-and you get them
here at the same price you pay for Collars without these
improvements. New styles just in, two for 25c.
GUE PRICE TC ALL !
The Spot Cash Clothiers.
- The Busy ?
You will find that our brisk trade and our larg;? ?Ales srs
|4ue to tho fact that we treat our patrons fairly and courte*
owly. We aim to ?lease them. We sell highest grade
jfloods at lowest possible prices.
White Enamel Lined. Clean and easy to keep clean.
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Peach and Apple Parers.
-?ust what yon waa* for paring your fruit.
Such waresfaa wily add so muon to the convenience of
The Far sers' Educational and
Co-Operative Union of America.
CONDUCTED BY J. O. 8TRIBLINQ.
aa?- Com mu lea tiona Intended for this
department should be addressed to
J. C. Stribliog, Pendleton, S. C.
A Sure Plan to Control Prices of Cotton.
Begin to plan now to plant plenty
food cropB for both man and beast,
then yon will not have to go in debt
for these and can afford to hold cotton
until you get your price. If you have
a fine crop of peavines, cut the vineB
off for hay after pods are well grown
and begin to ripen. Then turn this
pea stubble as deep as possible with
two or three horse plows, barrow
omooth and put in the grain, either
oats cr wheat, with open furrow drills.
We have been very successful with
oats drilled in open furrow with the
common cotton planter. Wo used a
four-inch bull tongue on the planter
and ran the rows just close enough to
make a eharp ridge between the rows.
I am sure this open furrow plan for
winter oats ia a grand success if you
will use winter or fall sown seed. If
yon cannot get at least 25 cents per
bushel for your cotton seed, it will
oe best to use the seed to manure
your wheat and oat land. Your pea
vine land will bo benefited by the ad
dition of from 300 to 600 pounds acid
phosphate to t i? acre. Where a good
crop ot peavines has been grown it
does not pay to use cotton seed at 35
cents per bushel for either oats or
Moat of the large aced houses now
inoculate seeds: tar leguminous orops at
a small additional cost, and if the
land you intend sowing in any of the
clovers have not proven to be good
clover land, it will sorely pay you to
buy the inoculated seed. Thia makes
the risk much less.
As a rule most any land that has
been heavily manured with stable
manure within two years will produce
geed crops of alfalfa or any of the
clovers Without inoculating tne soed,
but it is very necessary to inoculate
wh6re artificial manure or cotton aced
has been used alone.
It ia a costly job to prepare laud for
any leguminous crop, ana in addition
to the cost of preparation and manure
the seed is a considerable item of cost,
and the sma'l additional coat for in
oculating tho seed will remove the
Make the land rich, and then you
can afford to prepare it as it should bo
prepared. Don't sweat on Door land,
only when you are trying to make it
rich. It won't pav, and beside? this,
?ou feel so badly while working poor
and. _' _
Do you believe that the hand of
Providence is in this movement of cot
ton growers to protect their interest?
If yon do not, you ought tc stop it at
once, for the reason that cotton grow
ers were never before known to try
to protect their interest by such a
grand concert of uction. All the
crowd that has been ..-caping such rich
harvest off of om cotton, say that
Providence done it all. They do not
believe the truth that Providence
bolus those who help themselves.
Some of our leaders-like Moses
are about to lose their heads by dot
ing on what they have done, without
giving due acknowledgements to
Providence and all other powers that
are factors for good itt this movement.
Remember bow Moses did. After
serving as tho leader of his people for
forty years in the wilderness, and be
came in sight of the promise land,
he smote the rock and commanded the
reek to give water to his people in his
own name instead nf the same af Hod;
an*l for tb ic sis xsoU told him that he
should never enter the promised land.
Remember Moses when you are dot
ing about what you have done in this
thing.. Give credit and honor to all
tha? deserve it, and if you can find one
man in the whole South that is not a
friend for profitable prioes for cot to a.
we ought to pay the freight on him ard
ship him out.
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The Farmers' Union Warehouses
are like unto our forts and navy. We
do not need our navy or forte unless
the enemy invades our premises, and
then it would be too late to build thean
fortifications. So it is about tho
warehouses: it mattera little whether
cotton is sold at a good price this fall
or nott we should nave our warehouse
as a fortification to stand behind when
trouble does oome. A great amount
of talk has been had about the man
ager of the warehouse. Now, this
manager cati be changed at the expira
tion of one year, or sooner, and put in
another m case the first ont . ula tc
como np to the scratch. We believe
that tho coner,! tu ti on of tba warehouse
company ought to bs made so that all
j ownera of stock contd show an expres
sion of .their choice. Thia privilege
ought to give entire aatiafaction to
j all. ? ? ' m . -m * .
Stop kicking about what the other
fellow U doing and do something for
yonrfo?f. Usually the one that tells about
eo much wrong-doing in others is the
; one that is not doing anything, either
?ood or bad. himself. A man that
tafe* a?seh tsccs days ia sure to do
something that displeases ?me one.
id he that aria around and does
. jthing, is about the only one that ia
safe from tho charges of doing soma
) thing that displeases some one. We
Farmers' Union people are talking too
ranch about what other people are do -
' gVand are not doing what weare
-ganised to do for ourselves Now,
beyond doubt, the Farmer** Union is
ft power in the cotton belt. F n
cerc of action among themaelve. if
can surely control more than two
million bales of cotton. Why not then
say te the world, we have absoluto
control of two aaa ft half million bales
of cotton, and that thia cotton
has cost ns more per sere to
produce it than any crop we have ever
made; and that the crop is not an av
erage yield, therefore we demand a
reasonable profit for our. labor, which
ls not under 121 cents per pound. Wo
need not care whether Government
reports are ' fraudulent or correct, or
whether* tihe boll weevil is in Texas,
or whether it rains or does not rain in
other sections. We set our cotton
saide for 1^} cents, and let others thi:?k
and talk a*.much n's they please;'but
?yon cao't gv't our cotton orjlj nc our
Reunion of the Old Schools.
Of the many pleasant occasions of
the season there has probably been
none of greater interest than the re
union of tho old echools of Holly
Springs, Sourwood Spring and Hun
ter's boring, which was celebrated at
Sunset Forest, the splendid summer
home of Mr. Jos. J. Fretwell, near the
oity limits, on Thursday, 31st August.
The patrons, scholars uud * ii -ndn of
the three schools, which in their day
was so well patronized, have foi sev
eral years held their re ailinn meeting
at SuuGot Forest. Mr. J. J. Fretwell
is the president of the Association, and
has always shown ? great interest in
the meeting, as well as to throw his
splendid house and grounds open for
the use "f his old schoolmates on theso
occasions, lt was our privilege to at
tend tho meeting on last Thursday,
and it was certainly a success through
Promptly at the call of tho chair
man pro tem. Hon. Jno. E. Breazeale,
the meeting was called to order, and
the Secretary, Mr. J. B. Lewis, called
the roll of members and read tbo min
utes of the last meeting. At this
stage of the proceedings the President,
Mr. Fretwell, took charge of the meet
ing, and tbe business continued with
the reading of a paper written by Mr.
John L. Jolly, a former pupil of Sour
wood Spring, in which ho gave some
reminiscences of the school. His paper
was listened to with marked attention,
and was loudly applauded. Mr. Jolly
was not present at the meeting, but
his paper was read by the secretary
and provoked a great deal of laughter
as the humorous verses of the article
were read. A vote of thanks was ten
dered him for bis admirnblo paper.
A card from Rev. E. Z. Brown was
read, assigning his reasons for absence
from "school," he being engaged in
conducting a meeting at his church in
Other matters of interest were en
gaged in, among which we may men
tion the singing exercises, conduoted
by Mr. Tyre Norris, of Pickens county,
and Mr. John Eskew. Mr. Eskew,
with the assistance of Mr. Phillips,
entertained the crowd with a capital
rendering of tho "Bumble Bee," which
was greatly enjoyed.
Col. B. F. Crayton was called upon
and gave an interesting talk on the
origin of the County Fair, and closed
with an appeal to all present to use
their best efforts in assisting to build
up the New County Fair, by givicg it
their support in every possible way.
He was followed by Mr. Fretwell,
who ably seconded Col. Crayton, and
earnestly upheld the cause of our
The Committee of Arrangements an
nounced dinner, which was served in
the good old "picnic" style, and ?
more varied and bountiful spread
could scarcely be imagined than met
our eyes ue we proceeded to refresh
the inner mon. The spacious table,
which had been arranged in the grovo
near the spring, WUB literally loaded
with the good things whioh were
brought by those directly connected
with the meeting and by the friends
who had aBeembled to participate v?ith
After dinner had been dispatched,
the "Spelling Match" was called, and
this was a feature of the program to
be remembered. Mr. P. S. Mahaffey,
of To wn ville, and Mr. J. Wm. Eakew
were present, having been teachers in
one or the other of the scbools repre
sented. Mr. Eskew conducted the
spelling match, while Mr. Mahadey at
tended with the "rod," to keep order.
You may imagine a line of at least
iii'ty men and women, the majority of
whom were over 50 years of age, each
taking their turn at a word givan ont
by the teacher, from the old Webster's
speller, and if one chanced to miss the
word, it was carried down the line till
some member of the class spelled it
correctly, and then turned down
the defeated member. This was all
sew to the young people present, but
well understood and. remembered by
the older ones.
Mr. R. E. Nicholson, Superintendent
of Education, read an admirable paper
on the old and new system of public
schools. He wa9 listened to. with
marked appreciation, and upon motion
he was requested to furnish thje Secre
tary with a copy bf his remarks for
The meeting, on motion, adopted
resolutions of sympathy for Mrs.
Eugenia Duckett in her past bereave
ment and present affl stion.
The President appointed J. A. Es
kew, J. N. By rum, C. O. Burri?, A. M.
Hombree, S. N. Moore, as a committee
of arrangements for the next meetinar,
and announced Capt. P. K. McCuUy,
Sr., as the orator for that occasion.
The present officers were re-eleoted,
and tho meeting adjourned to meet on
the second Friday in August, 1000.
Hooea Path. R. f. D. No. 2 Items.
As we have never seen any items
from this place, we will endeavor to
give you a few dota.
The corn crop throughout this sec
tion hr fairly good, while the cotton
crop is not so good as last year's crop.
It the weather proves favorable it will
be very good.
N. P. Wright cold his cotton last
week al 10.65 per pound.
J. A. Lan gi er waa here a few days
ago representing the Chicago Portrait
W. B. Armstrong Went to Lowndea
vills las? week on ousiness.
Miss Maymie Wright,went to Wil
liam s ton last week with friends to at
tend a picnic.
J. N. Robinson and wife visited near
Ray last week.
Miss Med Major ha? been elected to
teach the Biff. Spring school.
Misa Mao Belle Burton is spending
this week with friends near Autre vi i lo.
and will attend toe Cochran-Murdock
wedding Thursday at Abbeville?
Amos Banister, after spending a few
weeks heve with home folks and rela
tives at Greenwood, returned to
Honea Path last week.
H. J. Armstrong has ab o nt com
eted a new barn? which adds much
i his premises. .
W. C. Armstrong, of Hopewell, was
hore ono day last week and was accom
panied home, by his daughter. Miss
Creighton, who had been. visiting
fiends and relatives. '.
. Miss Annie Hutchinson, of Lowndos
villo, tvbo has been spending a few
weeks here with friends and relatives,
went to Williamaton last week to visit
friends before returning home.
: Miss Ollie y iichell *pMUt a few days
with Mina Gertrude Burton last WOVK.
Mrs. H. J. Armstrong spent list
week in Anderdon.
THE LIQUOR PROBLEM.
Some of Its Phases.
Mr. Editor: Let's look at it from
tho view-point of a man up a troo.
If ooo has already Btudied tho vari
ous attitudes of affiliation and opposi
tion on the part of those having any
views at all aud standing on auydeii
nite position at all, he will not have
to look loog boforo tho following and
other like groupings would appear:
Prohibitionist vs. Dispensary.
Prohibitionist vs. Licenee System.
Dispensaryito vs. Liceusc Systenil
Blind Tiger vs. Dispensary.
Blind Tiger vs, Licenso System.
License Advocrte VB. Prohibition.
License Advooato vs. Dispensary.
Dispensaryito vs. Prohibition.
Dispensaryito vs. Blind Tiger.
Licenso Advocate vs. Blind Tiger.
Teetotaler vs. Dispensary.
Teetotaler vs. License System.
Teetotaler vs. Prohibition.
Teetotaler pro Dispensary.
Consumer vs. Dispensary.
Consumer pro-Liounso System.
Consumer vs. Prohibition.
Taxpayer vs. Prohibition.
Taxpayer vs. Consumer.
These might be amplified, but they
aro quito sufficient to show-uot
more that the subject is many bided
than that there aro BO many stand
points from whioh men think and
speak and act with reference to it
Let us not forget that the "man up
a tree" is not a partisan. Shakes
pearo's mau up a treu wasn't; though
his part was to fairly rovel in what ho
saw beneath him of blind ignoranoo,
of oraft, of pretenso, of prejudice, of
Our man np a'roo is interested in
finding for himself his true plr.ee as a
voter and a citizen. An apostrophe
to the honeBt-rcmded, intelligent, in
dependent voter! Without him our
very institutions would crumble Ho
is too fow yot-too much room yot for
the play of tho artful politician, too
much following aftor a blind lead, too
little individuality, too much partisan
ship, too much graft, too much greed,
too much cant, too muoh pBuedo mor
ality and pretensive religion, too muoh
looking after the neighbor's morals to
the neglect of their own by those who
?'strain at a quart but swallow a
canal," too muoh fear of publio dis
favor, loo much dread of oven a
church's maranatha, too much valu
ation of men and measures by tho
? standard of dollars and conta,
j It is, however, comforting to reflect
that our people are growing in liberal
ity. A few years ago tho man who
dur ed tc declaro himself against the
special prohibition measure proposed
for Anders JU County would find turn
ed against him a vehement tide of
popular prejudioe, and later the can
didate who did not align himself with
the new popular movement was howl
ed down. No placo thero for deliber
ate, independent individual judgment.
Men have at times suffered themselves
to be wrought up to white heat by
those who found theso methods neces
sary to their own political ends. We
have now a better opportunity
thanks to the times-for individual
independence in voting, and there is
more independence and leas blind par
tisanship. It does not follow that
beoause a man differs from me on a
publio question ho is either a knave
or a fool, though ho oould be cither,
anyway. All prohibitionists are not
oranks, but some aro. Ail dispen
santes are not blind partisans, but
some are. All who advocate the sale
by the individual under proper re
strictions are not liquor dealers, but
some aro. No system yob developed
suited all, and majorit?s are not
alway? right, though they govern.
But to return to our classifications.
In placing themselves on one or the
other side of the question of "dispen
sary" or "uo dispensary," some will
firid strange if not distasteful bed-fel
lows. There would seem to be no
room for any overbearing partisanship
or fanaticism whore tl? voters cover
suoh a variety of classes and ph ere so
many vote together from Buch di
verse motives. Lion and lamb this
time, teetotaler and dispensaryite,
prohibitionist and license advooate.
taxpayer and grafter, pap sucker ana
"boozo artist." So line up friends,
and don't be minoy about the com
Dispene&ryit? to prohibitionist,
"We agree aa against the lioense sys
tem; why play into the hands of its
B ind tiger and quondam dealer to
Prohibitionist, "We will fight with
yon this time, bot 'agin' yon later
Teetotaler to prohibitionist, "Asl
am a non-consumer of intoxicants, I
shall let the ot?er fellow pay for the
liquor, and t? o profita will go to
lighten my tax borden. So I shall
vote to retain the dispensary."
Consumer to Dispensary!te, "There
isn't a drop of chemically pure liquor
pat np in Colombia, and practically
every label plastered on there bears a
lie on its face, i ou have fooled tho
teetotalers, and are fooling them yet
with that speoioua 'warranted U. S.
standard proof and chemically pure.'
The troth is, you fooled me with your
Sromise, bot no longer after yon began
olivering the goods. These total ab
stainers are not the best judges of
good liquor and are easily gulled. You
captuiod lots of them with that caird,
but I shall soc to it that they get en
lightened before election day. Why.
some of your 'pop-skull' woola
oraok even a nigger's head.
Another thing. What thanks or ercdit
dp I get fer paying thc taxes of tho
to?al abstainer with tho St?to's profit
ton thc liquor I drink? No, if I um to
pay for what I usc and p^y my taxes
besides, 1 will buy in the world mar
ket whore competition insures qual
ity. That reminds me, Mr. Dispeu
saryite, now that you ask me to vote
with you, and thus open tho way for
me to speak freely, you remember that
tiret dispensary law you euacted?
How sweepiug it was? What dire
penalties on those who had goods
[ shipped into ibo State for private usoT
How hard you fought to make us
drink your liquor becauso you were
afraid some of us might get poisoned
from without? That struck us as a
lame excuse, but likely it was about
us good as you oould woll trump. It
was tho principle ou which you stood.
You remember with what zeal your
leader, thu father of the system in
this State, and hi * confreres labored
to establish throujh thc courts tho
right of the State to prevent tho ship
ment of liquor into the Stat2 for pri
vate use, ou tho ground that tho citi
zens of tho State might get poisoned
by using liquor uot testid by tho
State chemist? That was accounted
unto them for righteousness then, but
everybody knows botter uow. That
reminds mo of another matter. You
remember the couutless packages your
army of salaried constables seized, to
say nothing of the stray gallons of
'mountain dew' they captured'. What
did you do with it? Dump it into
thc Congarec as so much 'pizen?'
Not a bit. You did confiscate it, but
yo* daid so little about what you did
wiih it. We used to hear rumors
about the officials drinking it, but wo
can't prove that. No, friend, if a
man drinks at all, be ought iu justice
to his health to drink something olean,
and you don't ?ell it-exoept as pul
up outsido tho State-and 1 am com
ing to believe the wholesalers, find
ing you are without competition herc
and do not have to have the best
goods, aro begiuning, under theil
labels and seals, to send you sorrj
goods. Thirty thousand dollars bribi
to mako a $400,000 sale would suggest
cheap goods. I havo about conn
to tho conclusion that whatever ii
put up by the dispensary at Columbi)
or for the dispensary elsewhere is no
likely to stand a true test of sounc
goodf. From my standpoint you
system is not only a failure, it i
much of a fraud. I am not alono ii
my position. Yon arc not apt to hoai
much talk from the consumer, bu
when time comes to aot, his influent
will be felt, for he cannot butrepudi
ate your system."
Dispensary ohampion to audience
"Any sane man will admit that th
fundamental virtue of the system liei
in the fact that the local dispenser
being salaried, is under no inducemen
to encourage purohasoc,"
Prohibitionists et al in chorus, "1
the servant greater than his lord
Could he obtain or long hold his plao
if not in full sympathy with tho gain
getting spirit of thc system? Indeed
is it not likely he will be found eve
vigilant to promote its success?-it
financial success, for its avenue t<
success lies along no otbor route
Finanoial success, moral failure am
vice versa. Is not his very depon
denoe oaloulated to make of him bu
a 'fawning syoophant at thc foot
stool of power?' And moro, he is bc
coming quite an astute grafter h?uj
self. Look at Spartan burg. \v
who does not expect to hear irr?v
others? Did you say 'fundamental?
Or what were the terms employed
Why, as we Bee it, there ?B but 00
fundamental or oardinal feature t
your system, and that ?B a monopol
by the State of the liquor bus
ness for profit. Look at it from ao
sido, study it dipassionately, bo Iran
in reasoning. What else is the?
about it that is fundamental?- Yo
fail to save? Let us show you. Pi
tient, please. If the sun-up and sui
down feature (a purely arbitary an
artificial one,) the sealed paokage fe:
ture, the chemically pure test featur
the one-purchase-a-d?y featur
(whether four gallons or a half pin
for it's not the quantity so much 1
the number of purohascs limited t
this feature,) the sign-yo ur-name fe
ture, tho drink-somewbere-else fe
ture had, by the legislature, bec
tacked on to tho license system, woul
you, could you say these were card
nal features of what you emphasize 1
.thcbarroom system? Neitheroan ye
say that they are in any proper sent
oardinal features of your system. Tl
truth is they are only incidental, ai
oould be taoked on to any system
valuable. But moat of these are, aft
all, only cheap paint. Why misles
the poople thus? You persuaded tl
legislature to adopt your system 1
emphasizing these incidental featur
as fundamental and of great mor
weight. It was with these you 'grea
ed' your monopoly through the ls
making body. As fer thc people, tin
have never onoe asked for the dispe
sary. They did by their vote dem ac
firohibition, but you took that tab
ated voie ; and converted it into yo
so-called moral measure, and what
monster that legislature did bril
forth I What a substitution! Wh
clean grist carried to the mill to b
come suoh bread after grinding! 1
not say the prohibition vote was sma
Suppose it was. Those who failed
vote in that eleotion simply seali
their own lips. They can't oomplai
That vote should have been the gui
of every legislator who respected t
people's will. By what vote in ai
election iu whioh the people have h
the olean out, unmixed chanco
speak, have they demanded the sj
tem you gave them? They have o
yet accepted it as, in their judgmet
the true solution of the problem,
is easy to explain how so many ?>>o]
did acquiesce. The great bulk ot 1
people had boen too recently tied
in a knot, welded at the white heat
j excitement and feeling incident, lo
political upheaval to break away
I.thc ground of any measure tho le ul?
might formulate. It readily became a
partisan measure. It was done be
fore tho people had time to cool and
think, and within the ranks of tho as
cendant faction there was no immediate
kioking. Having become a law, judges
and juries enforced it, in some cases
rigorously. Competition, being un
lawful, was crushed. The blind tiger
found himself alone in his light against
the State. Tho law abiding citizen
who did not sympathize with the sys
tem, would not support him, and he
has been effectually drivvn from the
Geld. Your people asked for bread,
you gave them a stone. Ohl tho
graves dug since then!-for fish you
gave them tho serpent. Oh! the
homos across whoso sacred thresholds
ho has since then dragged his
poisonous form and his noisome coils.
Excuse us, speaker, for just a mo
ment's pause, a drop of sentiment.
We would like to keep sentiment out
of this discussion, but wo can't.
Hearts aro warm, dollars aro cold.
Tears will well up sometimes when
wo remembrr how much of life's hard
licke struck for bread havo gone to
save others from their just part of the
tax burden. Aro taxes so hard to
bear, education so dear, crime so diffi
cult to suppress that the Stato must
embark in the liquor traffic? Your
pillar of defonso is tho saving of
taxes, Whose taxes? You claim to
have made it a success-a fiuanoial
success. Yes, give any man the ex
clusive field with the power to sup
press competition, with all the ma
chinery of the courts and an army of
salaried constables, and it will require
no sagacity to make a brilliant suooesB
of tho liquor business. Tho State's
true place, as wo conceive it, is to
police the traffic by watching it, by
exorcising due espionage over it, cur
tailing its extravagances, minimising
its evils by all proper restraints, or
if you please, by suppressing it
altogether; but we fail to find sound
precedent for monopolizing it. Who
is to police tho State? What power
shall ourb her greed when onoe abo
tastes this easy won blood money?
What shall prevent her from adopting
any of the tricks of the dealer to serve
the main end? What is her record
along that line? What olean handed
official stands ready to enforce the
'moral* features of your system?
Those charged with the enforcement
of the law have broken the very backs
of your oompotitors-the blind tigers.
What more have they done? Now
and then a show is made of enforcing
the other features, but the main fight
has been to pat down competition.
That you have done effectually, so far
as dealers within the limits of the
State are concerned, and if inter
state law had not prevented you, you
would today be keeping baok ship
ments from without for private me.
and doubtless selling meaner goods
by reason of that suppressed compe
tition. If you will link together the
incongruous, the incompatible-the
financial and the moral, or rather if
you insist that you can do both at the
same time and under the same sys
tem, you might try the experiment of
prohibiting the sale in the State by
the individual, abandon the sale with
in the State by the State to the citi
zen, repress by all lawful means or
even unlawful, the use of intoxicants
by the citizen, and thus promote good
morals, and then embark on a stupen
dous scale in the manufacture by the
Stato for Bale without tho State. Ia
this way you will not be buying
abroad to sell to your own people and
thus sending money away, but you.
will be exporters of the goods. In
this way you could relieve every tax
payer of that odiouB burden you are
BO troubled to meet, and the name
'taxpayer' would be lost from the
State's vocabulary and the county
auditor and tax collector would soon
find, like Othello, his occupation gone.
No, seriously, your system has been
fairly tested-weighed in the balance
-even when rammed down the throats
of the people and suffered by them to
be tried-and found wanting essen
tially as a moral or polioe measure.
AB a tax measure, it is violative of
that cardinal doctrine that taxes shall
be uniform and equal-in this it is
grossly unjust, and is vastly removed
from a true solution of the liquor
problem. It must go." XXX
Town vi Ile News.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones, from Lavonia,
Ga., visited S. A. Burgess quite recent
Mrs. Dr. W. K. Sharp, of Rivoli, and
Mrs. D. A. Ledbetter, of Anderson,
visited Mrs. Elizabeth Ledbetter last
Miss Annie Rogers, from Anderson,
spent last week with Misa Janie
_ Miss Sallie Dickson ?nd Nannie
Terrill, of Westminster, visited Missen
Clara Hunt and Lessie Woolbright.
Mies Rosa Sears has been spending;
awhile with relatives in Greenville.
Misses Millie and Lizzie Sheriff and
Hardy Sheriff, spent Saturday with
their aunt. Mrs. J. A. Burgess.
Miss Nita Bruce, from Oakway,
spent last week with Mrs. Elizabeth
Prof. T. L. Locke and Tom Comp
ton returned to Anderson Sunday af
ternoon after spending the past week
in singing at the Baptist church daring
the protracted meeting. Prof. Locke
will be with Rev. W. B. Hawkins at
Oakdale this week.
W. D. Giles, of Anderson, spent
Sunday with C. D'. Giles.
Jack Harris, from Pendleton, visited
his uncle, J. C. Harris.
M i AB Helen Spears bas been on the
sick list the past week.
Earle Shirley spent awhile with his
brother, J. W. Shirley.
Miss Rilla Hoggs has returned from
visiting relatives at Central.
Misa Ella Benrden, from Oakway,
visited her sister, Mrs. Sam Brown.
Tiie protracted meeting will begin
nt the Methodist Chinch the second
Sunday night. _._Paney.
- Most men ??! . made ' by thci
enemies um) marted Ly them s J ves.