THE PICKENS SENTINEUJOURNAL
Eutered April 28, 1903 at Pickens, . ., 0 Seon I&a mattWr ader.at of Cngrw of Mareh 8, 1879.
VOL XXXV PICKEN5, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1905. NO2
How the Profits are Made.
It rarely ever ocourres to a mai
who buys a gallon of whiskey, tha
the profits are realized by the dig
tiller, the wholesale and retail deal
er, over and ioye the actual cost
including the government revou4
which consists almost entiroly o
Everybody knows tbAteach gal
lon of whiskey7goes to swell th
tremendous wholosao and rotail
traffic in whiskey, from the time ii
leaves the distillery until it roaches
the consumer, pays a good profit.
Very few people who drink whis.
key, though, pluso to consider
that this profit comes. not from
pure whiskey, but from some other
The following facts written out
for the Star by one of its most in
telligont subscribers, show this com
"The revenue on a gallon of
whiskey is $1.10, en two gallons,
$2.20. Only two gallons of whis
key is allowed to be made to a
bushel of corn, which is worth 75c
or $2.95 for both; two jugs at 10c
each, makes $3 15 for all, and as it
* can be sold for $1.50 per gallon, or
two gallons for $3.00, we hove the
strange fact of the whiskey bi-ing
sold at less than cost by 15c. Now
as a metter of fact, we know that
distillers, wholesale and retail
dealers, all wake a profit, and the
balance is adulteration. "
This .profit therefore in the first
instance, is paid by all consumers,
high and low, rich and poor, in
coin of the realhn, constituting the
purchase price of liquor.
It is paid in the second place, by
different persons in various and di.
The unfortunate man who has
become a slave to the drink habit,
has lost all sense of pride and is
already deep in the mire, coutri.
butes his part by sinking himself
that much deeper in the pit of in.
famy and ehame.
I e rew.et lible moderate drink
ta., ho %.tnsties Iimeelf. for a time
w% i : rot, drinks a day, thinks he.
co...d off light with only an occa
-aon" i spresi;- he holds his own for
a tiwm., but as age creeps on
apace he finds his power of self
co-trol grows weaRer, and slowly,
p-rhp.-, bul sur,4ly, his usefulDess
as -, burness.man, his respectabil
ity as a titizon, and the happines
of his home, all Po to help pay the
Thbe dear'st price, though, paid
ini this currency to the whiskay
Sra fhiccomnes from our young men
anid boys who are so foolish as to
cultivate the habit.
4 The taste for whiskey is not a
natural one, but in every instane
a cultivated taste, when once,
though, it gets its lhold on a boy, it
is there for life, some boys may
have the pride and manhood tc
control it but it is always a battle
to the death. Why create, there
fore with an unnatural habit, the
necessity for this lifetime strugglel
* It is the rarest thing in the
world, though, that a young man
who has formed the habit, ever
successfrully controls it; in ninety
nine cases out of one hundred the
result is a ruined life.
An old drunkard whose hoary
.. locks, and tottering steps, betoken
his near approach ti the grave, is
a p)itiable sight, indeed, but infi
nitely more deplorable is the with
.eriig blight of this useless habit,
.day by day, slowly, but surely,
destroying iho hopes, the isefu'
nas5 s..d the souls of our young
n* ni.i and~ youths.
Boys, d en't do it; you have tot
munch at st a,. ; theI old iniani,aI O.
ha.s but a few -he.rg wt act
tic. ; ut wiith vou it 1.a diff.r. .o
-nogil b. -
,- . oe ti. n-eI muu. ri
tp .,., fl ie nposed Upon.
.e..a~ hiot d himj
.it i41 t.&I im-tant nA are offered.. fu
- or theoi.. T~h. -enume Fldey'an Houe;
Iii T' . w m - ellow pack ge. Ask fc
, ,- i u an anlhhtitu.11. It is th
, i ., t..: coumghs and col
jrcoen Drus uc., and Dr. B. F?.Smitk
. Cateechee Chat. vantage in order to meet his obli
Picking cotton is now the. order igat ions, if hie then lacks a lhttle o
of the day with most of the farm. I getting out of debt he is consideres
ers and if the weather continues dishonest by some. This is wrong
t'avorable the crop will practicallyWloa mndealthteca
be gathered by th last of Octobor.hestudbenorgd
As short a crop as it is ought to Aan h anlcueso h
-demand a better price and will ifcotr aeagad iskei
kept 6ff the market a little while,.o iigaltt oefrcto
There cannot be any surplus and i h alsao hl ti b
the mills havo to have the raw matohmraerhnwitadr
terial or stand still and the propri- dri r.uara aigfeg
etors can't stand that. Now theandrig e tyur
poor old hard working farmer isIcto hyentemnyaw
the worst oppre~ssed mani in thefrmoebtwnthyu
world and yet if it was not for him cto asdhr h oe
there is no avocation under thespnhrendwretrei
canopy that could continue long. cmaysoete e od
When the farmer buys he buys at saeftetaotn iigte
some other man's weights yard- agrjecii nternoe
stick or measure. The prices at Thrwaaseiuanwh
buying time are always up andcanveyerbigaftlac
when he sells he has to sell thme dn tNri o nte2
same way anid the prices are usu- ut hl .Aoz rwW
ally down. It is useless for him i t rsn h alcrirb
to kick for he has got to take uptenCtehe n orsw
that paper he made in the SpringwiugfrtemlatNrsh
or do worse. Well, when he has hrebcmifihee tap
made a sacrifice, sold at a disad- sne rirnaatret
The season's first cold ~l rie u obnsw
may be slight-may yieldbren
to early treatment, but the eiligta*aaca'tii a.G
next cold will hang ondmiroionlsSda.he
longer; it will be more g.dvnia*rpeeta
troublesome, too. U n - i .' ~ p.itIdt
necessary to take chances '-~u
on tha secon one. cott n a'~ man" des al thateci~
Emulson i a pcvenie gainu the anarrs of Tas
whn ols atod n the rathe 1han watado
de nit r abr. pain treg
whenthccttonscthtysenddthe mone awa, o
andItcheksinfroa m hm , ut whn he b
cotton raisedthereetheamoney i
of hetiro ad unspn hor andt wher ther is
and div~ thecoldoom.any s .('toi Itheie od
~' Snd' or fee sn~ap,, sha~rof~ the trad ,u givin tem
Sa largerpercentson ltira mone
405There was aSseriousNewd1whh
came veyenear eing a atalIac
Larger crowds attended than
goods and went away pleased
our efforts to please the publi<
We are thankful for the
- for a continuation of the san
find no better goods and no
If we haven't in stock what y(
ordering it for you.
school building. Mr.' J. 8. Hall, of
f Central, has the contract and is
i pushing the w~ork in order to get it
. ready for the next session.
I The secret societies are to have
a hall over the building.
s Mrs. H, L. Huokabee has re
i turned from a pleasant visit to
i Greers. Miss Eva Hutchins a
- charning young lady of that place
accompanied her home.
t Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Shirley of
r Central, visited at Mr. J. A. C.
y Teat's of this place last Sunday.
y It was the writers pleasure to
s drive over the road, from Calhoun
a to Clemson a few days ago. This
y is one of the best pieces of road we
i ever saw. It is macademized and
.showe what work will do. A road
it once put in this shape is no more
i- trouble. Would it not pay Pick.
d ens county to fix one road, at a
0o time like that road?
' Mr. George Howard who has
is been very low of fever ie able
. A Judicious Inqairy.
A well known traveling man who vi.
its the drug trade says be has of tell
n) heard druggt.s inqmire of a man wheni
a he asked for at coug h medicine, whethei
it was wanted for a cbild or a adult,andJ
r if for a child they would most invariably
r. recommer d Chamberlain's C9ugh Rtem
eedy. The season for this is thiat they
eknow there is no danger fromit and thai
it always cures. There is not the leasi
., danger in giving it, and for coughs,
' olds andi croup it is 'unmarpassed. Fot
1- sale by Piokemns Drug Co., and T. N
eCheap Rates to Texas,
Arkansas, Louisiana, and the South
wwest. Each flrat aind third Teuda:
--OI you I1 can'prchase4 tickets at Atlantr
*Biringhmmm, AnaihDto' , Monltgomer.3
at and e. tamli *thf oin toia to The G rsr
mn Stuth W'st and returi, by Memrph
rv <mdi~ .he : t. .n lkit Ro' ute at vreatl
le-. Ticketts allo~w stopj overs any pia<
ir WVest of Wm~phiia, and aret good
yreturn any3 day wit-hin 21 day, aft
nt Write me to make arrangemn
anid see that your tickeats reat' I
hsMemphis 4tui the Cottoni Belt Homat
L. P. Sm .IbhPay. Paens. Agent
,205 Equitable "Bldg., Atlanta, Gas.
O .a.m erO2.E4
Esare hs - he id15|0A
was a Success
ever, purchased goodly bills of
at the bargains we have and
patronage accorded us and ask
e and assure you that you can
cheaper prices on any market.
ou want we will take pleasure in
in Low Prices.
to be ,out again.
We venture the assertion that
this place has the least sicknosv of
any cotton mill in the South. We
heard of a place once where a man
had to be killed to start a grave.
yard. Cateochee has iot found a
man worthless enough to kill and
consequently has no graveyard.
We see E Pluribus Unum now
writes from Central and it seems
like olden times.
Doctors Said lie Would not Liye.
Peter Fry, Woodruff, Penn., writes:
-'After doctoring for two yearrs with the
best physicians in Waynesburg,aud stil
getting worse, the doctors advised me if
I had any business to attend to I had
hetter attend to it at once, an I oould
not possibly live another month as there '
was no euro for me. Foley's Kidney.:
Cure was reeommended to me by a
friend, and I immediately sent m~ son -
to the store for it, and after taking three
bottles I began to get better and contin
un~d te improve until I was entirely well.
Pickens Drug Co., and JDr, R. F.
Fed His Squash on Milk.
Most every boy on the farm
knows how to fix upl squashes by
feeding them milk se that they will
grow to prodigious size, but a Una
dilla (N. Y.) youth has smashed
all recorde, if the statement of his
friends are-to be accedited. Thue
Un adilla youth, detem mined to pro.
duce a prize squash that would
make all other prize squashes ever
raised looK like marbles in com
A.cordingly he clipped the end
of tihe vIIiut(an immnersed it in
sweet mitk. LIn time the vine took
asM much as a quart of milk a dI y.
The -quanh grow beyond all expec
tati. ad w,,r .as *v ntually exhib
tied at the Mlorris fair, and it easi
lt woni a pr,-miunm of ten dollars.
11ut - ae ni.et. surprising part ol
the otory ls yet( to come, according
et. the narrator, whose reputation
4 .r veincit y has never been ques
ur t' 1o,-d. The squash was out th~
other day, an~d it is alleged that ii
a cotmlan d 'even pound. and four
ytouncens of fine, rich butter
r. qulf ot .duporior to anty nad<
at the creamiery last year. "'t is
he greatly regretted tbat the
e quash was seedless.
The New Business Suit
this year is the "Olymn-L.TThL
pia 3.Button Sack..'-*
In this, as you see
from the drawing, you
have one of the most
stylish suits of the year.
The coat is longer than
usual but its propor
tions have been so clev
erly modelledl that the
effect is exceedingly
The whole garment
hangs from the shoul
ders in an easy, corn
fortable fashion, leaving
plenty of room all
It takes good design
ing and thorough tail
)oring to make these b
stylish "loose modelIs" leCohsuir
look just right-that's A7M/14 NWQR
why we buy them~ from the best makers we know,
Schloss Bros. & Co., of Baltimore.
Fall and Winter Suits $12 to $25
H ENEL 20 8. M ain Street
aEL, GimENVILLE~, 8. C.
of dread Kidney DieasetX
Rains ia the bace and
loins saty.higjhly col
Iored urine; sodiment in
the urine; pan in the I
neld th e bisw pal
have any or all of theme'
* mto me. your o nly
o of e recovery t1 1n
BACKACHE AND KIDNEY
CURE. 9 MKV""
ask you to take the risk-if the w
r"em.*donot cure* your'ais
another day. A bottle t your .3Jl
Sold and recommended by Pickens pakug r4
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