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SOME LAWS PASSED
The general assembly at Its reccnl
session passed nearly 300 local ant
general acts. The measures affecting
To provide for rural policemen foi
To authorize the city council of Lau
rens. in Laurens county, to subscribe
stock and issue bonds In aid of a rail
road from the said city to any othei
point or points within tho state.
To validate tho election held on Au
gust 17. 1909, nnd tho bonds to be is
sued by Hunter school district No. f
of Laurens county.
To require the Columbia, Newberrj
& Laurens Kallroad company um
Charleston & Western Carolina Rail
way company to erect a suitable pas
sengor depot at Laurons.
To mnke the ternm of olllce of tin
superintendent of education of Lau
rens and Rarnwell counties four years
To fix the times for holding tin
courts of tho Eighth judicial circuit.
To authorise the county board oi
commissioners of Laurens county t<
give aid to Calvin Harper.
To require tho rebuilding of tin
bridge across the Saluda river knowr
as Rasor's bridge.
To privido for repairing court house
of Laurens county and to authorize the
commissioners of tho sinking fund te
lend funds to said county for that pur
A Joint resolution to provide for the
examination of the treasurer's olllce
Of Lauren:; County.
To require county treasurers Ol
Greenville and Laurens counties to (le
posit taxes received from BGhool ells
trlct 3B In said counties in savings
Among some of tho general lawi
Of Interest aro tho following: To ap
proprlate $60,000 to tho schools oi
Pouth Carolina; to further regulate
the sale of feodlng stuffs, the correei
weighing, marketing, etc., and the en
forcement of this act in the cominls
sioner of agriculture. This means thai
there will bo a strict watch kept or.
the food products, such as corn, men
and other such things coming Into this
state from other states. It is an aci
that haB been needed for some time.
A bill was passed making disorder!]
conduct on passenger trains a mlsele
meanor. People who want te> cut u|
on trains hereafter will find them
selves facing a misdemeanor offense
need for tho protection of certain fra
. ternal organizations, Knights of l'yth
? las and others. A law was passed
, giving such organizations the exclu
j slve uso of the nutncs adopted by thoin.
This Is supposed to be an net to pro
tect white organizations against their
A law of great interest to lawyers
. and others is one' requiring the can
. collation of all real estate and ehat
. tel mortgages and judgments in the
,. different counties of the state to be
entered upon the margins of the In
. dexea thereof. This Is simply a time
. saving device in looking up records
, but It means work, careful and pains
taking work, for the clerks of the
r respective counties.
1 Provision was made for the exntni
- nation and registration of trained
- nurses, something which has not been
required before. So much interest has
j been aroused all over the country in
- the last few years in all matters por
. tabling to pure food that it is not
; surprising to find a number of meas
ures tending to further the safeguard
F of supplies of food.
> A bill on this order is one authoriz
ing towns containing "?,00 Inhabitants
> or more to establish or permit the es
i tahlishment of slaughter pens beyond
their corporate limits. The attention
? of the whole state has been directed
? to the slaughter pen maintained in
> Greenville commonly known at the
? abattior. This slaughter house is un
der the direct supervision of the city
> health Inspector of Greenville and
? he sees t oil that no impure meat is
offered for sale In the city of Green
f Vilie. No diseased animals can be
. offered for sale in the city of Greon
- vilie. No diseased animals can be
> offered for sale after being slaugh
tered as he is there and personally
Insepcts every animal before and after
Hereafter cities and towns which so
f desire can have a public weigher for
i coal, unbaled hay, cattle, cotton seed,
I etc., and in addition a public weigher
for baled cotton.
The legislature made it a crime to
t mult Mate any monument or fence en
i closing a monument. It also estab
1 llshed a public service commission to
5 fix and establish in all cities of this
t state rates and charges for the supply
of water, gas, or electricity f?r?
f nished by any person, firm or corpora
- tlon to such city and the inhabitants
> thereof, and to prescribe penalties.
The income tax amendment to tin
. constitution of the United Stales was
THE LAURENS ADVERTISER, 1
People all over the state have been
anxious to know what will he done
with the money turned Into the state
treasury by the Wlndlng-up commis
sion ol* the old dispensary. Those in
terested in the schools of the state had
hoped it would he made into a school
fund for the Immediate benefit of the
public schools but the state treasurer
is directed to hold these funds for
Col. .lames Henry Rice, while not
getting exactly what he wanted for
the protection of birds of the state,
was given some additional laws for
the Audubon society which can prob
ably be enlarged to cover the scope
desired by him by the next legisla
The asylum proposition created
more talk and Interest than any other
matter before the legislature and noth
ing definite was done until the very
last hours of the session. The prop
osition to vote $1.000,000 in bonds for
the erection ol* two big modern plants
was voted down in both House and
Senate. The Other proposition to gl'rtd.
ually build another plant on the out
skirts of Columbia was not entirely
accepted and SO substitute measure
was filially adopted. The legislature
t>assed the appropriation bill which
calls for about $150,000 more than last
years approprilioil bill; it provided
for the display of the state Hag over
public buildings; it petitioned Con
gress for the return to the state of
South Carolina its proportionate part
of the share of tho cotton tax unlaw
fully collected by the Federal govern
ment alter the war.
The pistol toting law was amended
to further regulate the sale of carry
ing pistols. It is now by an act of
this legislature lawful for clerks of
courts of gemioral sessions to open
and publish sealed sentences and to
make such sentences when opened and
published as effective as when op
ened and published in open court.
People who are fond of pointing a
pistol or gun at another would better
stop this practice as the legislature
has made it a misdemeanor to point a
pistol or gun at another, whether in
tloil is playful or not.
The question of increasing the num
ber of associate justices of the su
preme court from three to four which
has to come in the form of an amend
ment to tin* constitution, is to be sub
mitted to the voters of the state in the
?AUKENS, S. C, MARCH 2, W10.
When It All Started. .
When Adam met Eve he was bashful
i and shy,
i And be stammered and blushed every
time she came nigh.
Till at last he grew bold and began
to pay court
(You may put all your trust In this
And he murmured to her on an even
"You're the prettiest girl that 1 ever
And that's how that started.
When Eve, with a beautiful blush on
Yielded shyly and sweetly to Adam's
And put up her red Hps for the true
(You may set all this down as an ab
She inquired, While lie breathed the
fond names on his list:
"Have you said that to all of the girls
you have kissed "
And that's how that started.
When Adam asked Eve If she would
be his bride,
She looked up and looked down, 2nd
she sighed and she sighed,
And she let him take hold of her lily
(This Is history now, as you must un
Then she said, in a voice that was
"I must take time to think. 'Tis so
sudden, you know."
And that's how that started.
When they had been married a few
years or so,
Then Adam told Eve: "We're invited
To a dinner and dance with some
friends down in Nod."
(This is truly authentic, although it
Eve replied with a sad and a sorrow
"I can't go. Don't you see I have noth
ing to wear?"
And that's how that started.
Wilbur D. Nesbit in Life.
Mr. David M. Senn of Laurens was
in the city this week, visiting his sick
sister, Mrs. Miriam R. Hunter.?New
berry Herald and News.
County Furniers* Onion Meeting.
The monthly meeting of the Laurens
County Farmers' union was held In
the court house Saturday morning.
Delegates from the different sub-unions
WfirP nPASJATll llllll lllllt? oil liilni.n*<( ',wv
SUMMONS AND NOTICE.
State of South Carolina, County ol
Luurens, In the Court of Common
The State of South Carolina, Plaintiff
Straus, Prltz & Company a copartner
ship consisting of-Straus and
-Prltz and others unknown res
idents of the City of Clnclnatti, State
of Ohio, and others, D fendants.
Summons for Relief.
To the Defendants Above Named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer tho complaint in this
action of which a copy Is herewith
served upon you, and to serve a copy
of your answer to the said complaint
on tho Attorney-General at his ofllco
In Columbia. S. C, within twenty days
after tho service hereof exclusivo ol
the day of such service, and if you
fall to answer tho complnint within
the time aforesaid, tho plaintiff horeln
will apply to tho court for the rellel
demanded in tue coir-pi?iut.
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-General, South Carolina,
Anderson, Felder, Roundtreo & Wilson,
W. F. Stevenson,
D. L. Abney,
Dated February 9, 1910.
To the Defendants: Strauss, Prltz &
Company a copartnership consisting
of - Strauss, and - Prltz and
other unknown residents of the City
or Clnclnatti, State of Ohio, above
Tako notice that tho Complaint to
gether with the Summons In this ac
tion of which the foregoing is a copy
was Hied in tho Olllce of the Clerk ol
the Court of Common Pleas and Gener
al Sessions for Laurens County at
Laurens In tho county and state afore
said on the 18 day of Fobruary, 1910,
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-General, South Carolina
Anderson, Felder, ltoundtroe & Wilson
W. F. Stevenson,
B. L. Abney,
Dated February 21, 1910. 31-61
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Take notice that on the Dth day of
March, we will render a final ac
count of our acts and doiugs as Ex
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ceased, in the office of the Judge of
Probate of Laurens county, at 11 o'
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trust as Executors.
Any persons indebted to said estate
aro notified and required to make pay
ment on that date; and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present them on or boforo said date,
duly proven, or be forever barred.
M. A. Cox,
L. E. Cox,
February. 2, 1910?1 mo.
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