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18 lbs Clull. Stigni'
20 lbs Cluv. Sugar
for SI. 00.
Good Syrup per gallon,
(Tibs Arbitckle or
XXXX Coffee, $1,00,
. S. Ellissri.
Ihi' tlverla falling nicely.
Farmers are busy plowing.
Concert nt City IImII
tjrlca cold Pop nt tlio Kuckrt.
Tlio buiaII lioy la bnrc footfd
1 ho liouso keonora aro
lVlif n ynn come o iow atop
mid 8fP flcier'j fouiilnlti.
It's tluio to ihiat up joilr ulil
8-It lian comrl Ico colt! Soda
pA tlio Uncket.
Kvrrvboily lmn been ganleu
City Hull toiMJ'J' - -
The street were- nliva with
Tho HftitrrltHt b very much
in evldfiice on tjuudny.
sJIIorno and Bupcy for nnc.
Inquire nt tho lUckrt.
Mr. .loliti I. IVlhnm, of Ful-Ion,
wna in tho city Monday.
8 J vector Hnpin, of Cairo,
llln., urn In the city Srttarony.
6JAll kluda nf Tenipertitico
Uriii La, nt Ucycr'a. -
Dr. V. M. Ualier, or Ktiltoii,
wna In tho ollv thia wock.
Itcntl tho procpfduiga of
tho Court of riniiua on Ural pnee
WrA iiico horao nml biiRBJ' to
hire. Inquire nt tho Kucket.
Money tnlka. Thnt'a why they
put a uromnn'a heud on silver
Mr .Ino. LoSU'tir nnd fninily of
I't. I'lenaHnt.nrii vlaltinc rolativoa
in thia city.
ITS WI PANTS timde lo
iniMiaiire. Urdcta litkcu nt
aAM)i:i:a & Kick'k.
It is now timo to co to work
nml cork up your grumbling hot-tie
till next winter.
Tho in mi who fota up In tho
world bj putting unnthor down
loi.ca tnoro Ihun ho pilna.
-Mr. M. n I'nynp, of Fulton,
cnndldulo for County Attornoy,
wna in tho city thia week.
JarLciuo your Lnundry at tho
itniiT. N. Ilr.r.M.
Kit worth LoflKiio aerico for
next timidity, p. m. In of
n Blinplo Life, I'rov. 27:'-' and 27.
How dlfiloult It la for aomo
propln to provn nn naaorttnn
vhlch la iniiilo Ironi whnt others
c5rOne dollar in Cnah will bay
Hi Iba (Jrcon CofToo nt
J. .1. Youno & Son's.
nurgtnra entered Uooliolle'a
croccry atoro, In Troy, ono night
Inat wook, uud robbed his aafe of
Mr. W. P. Taylor hna will),
drawn from tho ruco for County
Juduo. Seo hla curd In thia Ih
Crcnni sold nt Gcyer'a
for 7t5o u gallon nnd dcllvorod free
at your realdonco In the city.
Mr. Goo. Hurtlott, wifo nnd
(lHURlitor, l.olae, nro In the cltv,
) Kuoata of Mr. and
j? Tho yenr 1807,
' ( tho oalottlatlous of
will witness tho nppenranoo of
Kycs tested. Mr. Ed. Meyer
hna in hla employ, Chna. O.
Holilinker, an experlonood
nnd optician, who la pre
pnred to tost your oyoa nnd fit
yon with Rlnaees. Glasses nlnl,
Miea tjldn Garrett was railed
to l'ndunih lhli week to nlteud
the fuuernl of her uncle,
Mr. Loraii Coata nnd alater,
Mra. J, I). Cimla, of MiiiiiiiIiIh, nro
vl.lilmr Mr. and Mra. Geo. Car.
pMiter of thia city.
The Tllrkmnn county
prlinnr.v, to nelct rnntl
dnipa for county ndluna, will he
held Haturday week, Mny lot.
HflrA izIhm of t5ndn fro with
eerv pHlr of Hhiira bought nt tho
Th work of crnitltiK tlio pulw
llnprnuiMln In front of (tin Unlleo
la prngreiiHliii; rapldlv, under the
fuprnislon of Mr. Tom llloi,jr.
The river nt thia point la f.ill
Inc r t t jr. " "III, I lie iipprr rirer ill
fllnr. our lullnni ffoplf lonj nprcl lo
rr tht rl'tr wllhln lit bonk kIii
The Indira of tho Kplacopnl
chnrch will give a (toiiivri nt Cltv
Hall for tho benem of
tho church. Admission '25 u;
Our Ilavo your Fjico Curtnlna
iHundrrrd by tho Fulton Lnundry.
Only COc per pnlr.
ltoiiT. N. IIki.m.
The Ptidacnh Xowa of Inat
I'rlday advertiaea n pockut book
found In that rlty contninlnp inon.
ey nml u handkerchief, with nil-(Irons
of it Illokmnn lady.
Tho residents of tho Hooded
sections will hereafter hnvo their
dnubta about tho reality of tho
pleasure of living in Venice, na
pictured by noola mid autliora.
WN OX ALL Work Bliirln Bro
tho brat. You know it. Sold only
by Sandkiik & Kin;.
Cnpt. Levi Hates, of Bessie,
Trim., was in tho city last week.
Mo hna purchased the Unpin place
nn Dresden road, lust outsldo tho
cil.v. nnd will move hla fninily here.
Owing to tho Into exceBalvc
rnlns, the farmers of this section
have been making alow progress
preparing their corn laud, and
but llltlo corn hna been planted.
aw Willi every 23 conta worth of
nti thing bought t tho Knckot,
inu will gel u glaaa of Soda froe.
Bf cnuao vou hnvo a fow
In your lirail, you dou'l
nreil lo lliluk vim aro tho wliolo
drv cooda atoro." Is a bit of
choice slang thai la mousing the
people lft present.
The man who hn nnr regnrd
for tho welfare of hla family should
now pror.nro for tho uso of hla
wile n light apndr, garden rake.
nnd hoe, nnd lay in n supply of
rtuNocr il" 'he r.hnncc, If
you uro nble to come to town, to
go and aoo Oejer'a fountniu.
13" reference to our first pnge
j on will mid the list of claims allowed
by the Court at Clntma
at Its recent term, nlao the list of
deliuQuent (ax payers ot Fulton
county. Head It.
A number of young pcoido
from Woodland Mills nnd vicinity
oamo to town Sunday to nttcud
Ksatrr aervleea. Tho ronds being
very bad, tho crowd was not
aa large na usual.
nsCrTho largeat assortment of
Wall Paper ever shown in Hick
man. New stock just received.
Old pnltcniN nt coat nnd lens nt
Wtt.30.N's Hook HroitK.
Fulton enmity can bonst of it
young man, only 17 yenrn old,
who measnrea 0 feet nnd 4 Inches
In height. Ilia name la Tom Mu
Clellnmt, nnd Uvea near Cayce.
Bring on your tail boya.
Hov. Scott, of Mnrlin, Tonn.,
filled tho pulpit ut tho Methodist
church Sunday, morning and night,
tho paator Itev. .1. W. Blnckard,
being absent in Union City, na
slsting In it protracted mooting.
lerOnc dollar In Cash will buy
oj ma. urtini unnoo ni
J. J. VOUNO & SON'B.
Prof. O. L. Surber, President
of Southern Christian College, of
Nashville. Tonn., proaohod nn
nble sermon nt tho Ohrlatinu
church Inst Sunday. His theuio
wua "Tho Man nnd tho Book."
MofTntt & Johnson's livery
atnble in Union City, wna destroy
ed lir uro ono main inat weok.
Four horses, sovoral vchlcloa mid
snmo 1 1 it v and corn woro burned.
It ia not known bow tho flro orig
JrA fluo lino of Bllka, Km
broldorlos, Lticoa, Ilandkorohiefa
nnu Gloves. Soo how cheap I
ntn selling thorn.
4-2-41 II. O. AMnitlta.
Mr. IJd, Hortwook, of Freano,
Cnl la in tho cltv. I'M Is an old
Ilickmnn boy, but has boon living
in uainornin sovoral yenra. Ho
hits mnuy frictnla In the city, who
nro extending to him it cordial
aTYon onn buy watohoa, rlnga,
or any kind of Jowolry, of tho lineal
grades. tested nod guaranteed,
nt us low prices na in any cltv, nt
Services nt the Christian
churoh next Lord's day. Subieet
for tnornlng'a discourse, "Tho
World's Grout Need." Tiiomn
for tho ovculug. "Essentials uud
10:4.'i it, in. and 7.30 p. in.
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tawaSsmw wwrm ' iMiJtiM tili .w...rM.tl..t1,M,
V Ml w llil'M,
On Monday evening wonl 'Wna
brought to tow n that Deputy Shor-if'
Claude Walker, or this oily,
had nocidehlally shot ulmaejf nt
Mr. Geo. Shawns, nenr Stnto Line.
Mra. WnlUajr, accompanied by
Dra. ,1. Mk Hubbard nnd Jns. Baker,
hull n number of friends,
Immediately to tho scene
of tho nccident, whero they found
Mr. Wnlker suffering from n pistol
shot wound, It nnpenrs (lint
Mr. Walker had gono'out to Mr.
Slinw'a on business, nnd In attempting
to open tho gntr, whllr
on hla horse, hla pistol (a 44 Coll)
dropped from Its acabbnrd nlnl
striking his hnrao's hoof wna
discharged, tho ball pnaalng
through the fleshy pnrt of tho
hnrso'a foreleg nnd Into Mr.
Wnlkei's breast. Ho wnn Immediately
tnken to Mr. Shnw's
resilience and n messenger
to thia city uud Woodhdl
Mills for n phyelclan.
At last nccotiula Mr. Wnlker
wna doing na well na could bo ex
(looted, considering tho nature of
tho wound, which, though serious,
It la hoped will not prnvo fatal.
Ho la still nt tho resldiinro of Mr.
Hlmw, nml In ronoUIng ittl I lie nit
U'liiloii ttiat lolug hnnds cuii be
Wo Have II!
Fine Box Paper for polite
respoudoiice. Tho latest thing
nut. Newest nnd Intest designs
nt Wilson's Book Store
Mr. Brnre Lindsay, a brother
ot A. V. l,iii., of Oil eiljr, om
la MlmJune Itenalcl. ,Uiihler Of
Hon Flnley Henalok, near Cliolon,
Lost On Wednesday jilght
during tho Are, u wntch fob. The
finder will please return to P. I).
Turner, nt 11. Buchanan's, nnd bo
Work on tho rnilrond extension
from KhsI to Weal Hickman,
which was discontinued on tin
count of (ho bad weather, hna been
renewed. The grading crow arrived
Monday nnd la now at work.
MQuGeyer keeps tho beat assortment
of Caudles, you over
saw. A fresh supply always on
between West Kentucky College,
nt Mu", field, Marvin College, nt
Clinton, llnpklusvillo College nnd
Princeton College wlllbplrfld nt
the court house In MayQcId on
Frldny night, April 30th.
At tho meeting of tho Grnnd
Lodge, Kulghta of Honor, in
Louisville, last week, Mr. John
W. Cowglil wna elected Supremo
Representative, and Mr. Tom Dillon,
jr., was re-elected Grand
Guide. These honors woro worthily
time la too Into or (no
last, or your watch or clock baa,
stopped running, orJia,aliie.yci
tieon properly ropnlroil. Iraogn to
lit) .muykkb, whero audi work la
The old Confoderato soldiers
of Hickman county nro called to
meet nt Clinton on Monday. May
3rd, 1S97 to tnnko nrrnngeinentn
to attend a reunion of Confederate
soldiers at Nashville, Tonn.,
nn Juno 22nd, 23rd nnd 24th,
during tho Centennial colobrntlon.
As tho term of Geo. Wnrren
na poatuinstcr at Hickman expires
to-day we may expect to see
him back in editorial harness
niptin soon. Ho will bo welcome,
for wo have missed blni these
four .enrs, notwithstanding tho
excellent wolk of Bro. Wcarn.
jTTho Reason la now nt hand
whou Blood l'u ri fiors nro most
used. SwaYNK, Tho Druggist, carries
nil the leading preparations
in that line. Call and seo him.
I ho atentner Chlcknsnw p Ut
oft' it lot of government provisions
hero Inst week for the flood sufferers,
nod tho work of distribution
hits been going on under thu
direction of Mr. It. E. Mlllot, Dr.
A. A. Furls and M. B. Shaw. Parties
noeding assfstnnco should apply
to tho nbovo gentlomuii ut M.
B. Shaw's grocery-
One day last weok, two fisherman,
J no. Bridges nnd Jjio.
ILimett, wero drowned to
Lake. They had go no nut in
a boat to sot their nets, when a
squall aroiio and mink lUelr craft.
Sovernl parties saw their boat
sink, but wero powerless to render
any assistance. Bridges'
body was recovered, but Hamuli's
body, ni Inst accounts, find not
Wo nre soiling broken lots
of Wall Papor at loss than 1st
cost. Now is your chance to so-euro
sotno beautiful pntturns for
your parlor, hall or bod room
very ohonp. Call curly at Wilson's
Book Store. gf
Tho resldonce of Mr. Georgo
Warren was considerably damaged
by flro early Tuesday morning,
and but for the prompt notion of
neighbors in getting a stream of
water on the building, It would
doubtless have been consumed,
Tho Uro originated from Bparks
from a burning chimney.- Tho
curpotf, furniture, etc., wero damaged
by water, as nlso tho
of tho building. Tho damage
Is fully covered by insurance.
aNow is tho tlmo to hnvo
your watah and clock cleaned to
begin Spring work. Take them to
Fuyotto Korr, at Wilson's Book
Store, and have tho work done
Tho rovTval whioh hna boon
in progrciat Iho UsptWt churoh for III.
nil Inoar three weeks, oliwdilUal night.
Hot, Count) lias UWeJ fulllifiillj, nod
w art gid lo etnle tint Ida labors dm
not beta In ln. Soma eighteen or
twenty hive tlenllloj Ihelr lnlenllon of
J oh ii rob, and on Wclntinlar
venlnn ' coiiforH wiro baptlmjj In lh
churoh, The number uf conrlon. I. r.
ported to be nhout Ihlrlr, and tin .mount
oi cooi retiming irom id met
be tern and fell lo the couiuu nlty for
manj dai to come.
On Thttrsilay morning, bfween
1 ami 2 o'clnokt Jre broke"iBnt Iti
Dm Iwn.sinrV frame bnllillnt? th
thVcorher of tacltsdhnil OtUniCr
l.kl...1 nl.mln Ibhimn Um IIIhI""
uriinui, awut.o, Vn..u.... ---
olif Cnlloft building) one of thB,
old landmarks' of Hlckmamni
lower atory was ocobpleil b Mr.
Itolit. A. Farrls as a harness shop
anil the upper storvne a icsldonne,
being occupied nt the llmo'by n
number of Hood refugees, Tho
flames spread in W. 8. Ellison's
warehouse, ndjolnlng, nml the shoe
shop of It, Glnser, and in n short
time, notwithstanding tho oftnrts
of (ho cltlXens, tho throe buildings
wero consumod by tho devouring
flames. Tho buildings wero ou-ed
by Mr. H. Case, ami were
Mr. W. S. Ellison's loas
la betweou five nnd six hundred
dollars, partly Insured. Mr. Farrls
saved pari of his stock, which was
also insured, it. Glasor'a tools,
etn., wero all removed from the
building before It collapsed.
Gun off ho families who occupied
tho upper etorj uf tho
In which (ho flro originated
had it narrow escape from being
burned nltve. Vlnillnp that the
tiul.V inrnii.orto.lt trnm ttia
nig nan neen out orriiv me ii.me.;
(ho father lowered hla wife and
old Infant from the
front window to tho ground, and
then droppod his other children
Into tho arms nf a number of
who stood waiting to catch
them, after whioh hn leaned from
the burning building In timo to
OF N E W Y O It K,
ia the oldest company In tho United
Stales, and the largest and
most successful in tho world. It
now offers the most proQtablo form
of policy contract over Issued by
any compnuy in the world, and If
you desire to learn its terms, ont
out the coupon below, fill it up
nnd send to E. K. Elmson, special
ngetit, Hickman, Ky.. and he will
bo pleased to mail j nu nn illustration
showing coat and final results:
uji torn...... Jjy of- 18.
This company now Insures wo
mou without auy extra charge.
AH tho latest and most complete
I Parisian conceits in Trimmed Hats.
LA.. . strikingly complete t
tcVrTvyigrrc9 In &hapcuiiJ,, , r 'iCvn "
colors, sucli ns cannot ue Jounu
elsewhere, aro now ottered to you
at tiricss within the reach of 'all.
Spring with all of olTcrings
is here spread before you, and ypu
are hereby cordially invited to partake,
lies jiect fully,
J US. IlAIlPEit
The Vf. C. T.tU. will meet al Mrs.'
Fannie Shaw's Friday afternoon, 3 o'clock!
i di. All Ibe members are requested to
Miss Carrie J Carter, of
National Lecturer and
for the Young Woniana Christian
Temperance Union, will lecture at ibe
Meibodlst church, Friday arming, April
30ib. Ererr one Invited.
Wo learn of n sad nccidont
which occurred nearOakton.lh'a week, br
which a roung man, R. K Cook, was
killed. He was tiding ou a load
of logs, and coming lo a rough place In
the road onrof Ihe toga slipped oft" the
wagon. throwing him on the ground, the
log falling on bis head and breast kllllog
wrEil Meyer Invitos the public
to cnll nnd seo his elegant lino of
new Jewelry, Wntohea, etc., which
is now ou display. Ills goods aro
all first-class, and his pricou reasonable.
Tho appearance of the so-rallied
air ship reported from various
seittlone.Ineetiia to vary ut different
points accordingly as It is
vlowod. Homo nro nble to nee it
through it common tumbler, it
champagno aglass or n smoked
glass whilo o'thors require a demijohn
or a quart bottle bdltom
All tho old OonfetlerAto soldiers
of Hickmnn and vicinity nro
requosieti 10 moot al tlio Ultyl,
Mull on Hniuroay, Bjay 8tti, iwn
at 2 o'clock, p. in., for tho pur
pose nf organizing, with a view to
attending a general rounion of
Confederate soldiers during the
Tonucsseo Centennial celebration
nt Nashville, Tono,, on June 22nd,
23, and 24th, 1897. A full attend-mice
of tho old soldiors is earnestly
Mrs. Catherine Richardson,
(noo Goorge) who at one time lived
in Hickman (then Mills' Point,)
died at Mllburu, Kr., on tho 10th
Inst., agod 80 years. She was the
widow ofS. S. Richardson, nnd
was a mouther of the Christian
church for many years The
services were condnotod by
Kid. Jas. H. Rrooks, of this city,
at Milburn on tho 2nd Lord's day
In this month, at 2 o'olook p. m.
ono oitu many moiniei who imii
miss her from tho walks of men.
Monarch and Noxall.
l''auoy Lrreas Shirts, at
Sandkub & Rice's.
Eucklon's Arnica Salvo,
Tho Host Salvo In tho world for
Cuts, Bruises, Soros, Qloors, Salt
Rheum, Fovor Soros, Totter,
Chapped Hands, Chilblains, GoriiRf
nnd all Skin Eruptions, nnd
tlvoiy cures Piles, or no pay
quired. It la guaranteed give
porfoot s.tlsfiction or money,
tuuded. l'rice, 23o por box. For
I sale by
T. T. 3rAtNE,
Z auA.ilAr'iiJili am uni'juiMiaN'i'jJO i af1
li nre liere to serve f'
you. If thcro is
'anything yolt wislij
vhieli wo have not
in store, We'll take
jileusure in getting
it inr you. i
t z" t r
twi f"y """rii''"'' ,'"'T
msss. r. I rice Dt'JIIliB
OUR aint Is lo please,
if you'ro not pleased
bought of us, return
it. Your money
back, if purchase i
A big line of the latest tilings in Ladies Collars and Cuffs came in
with tlio Shirt Walstsi
Wc cordially invite an inspection.
Cough Cough! Cough!
OF COUKSE YOU WILL
Cuce that Cold!
You can get what you
CO WEILL &
Mr. Joel B. Faulk, one of tho
most prominent citizens of Obion
county, Tenn., died at Ids home in
Troy ono day last week, of pneu
monia. Ho was well known to
many of our citizens. Tho
says that "in nil the relations
.of life Mr. Fu ul k came as
nigh living to and exemplifying
tlia golden rule, tho essence of
religioo, as any other man we ever
knew. Tho recent death of hla
beloved son, Joe, undoubtedly
crushed hla spirit ami broke his.
UM , Dto V.- n,iia.T
We boldly say It. We nro showing the
handsomest lino of Ladles Low Shoos
ever offered for snlo iu Hickmani
Dongola Oxfords all
soft and easy.
Fine Kid, Hlack and Russet Oxfords; with
Patent tips, Razor toe. All the stylo of n
82.00 Oxford, and made expressly for us.
Common Sense of
0 00 nm' $2'C0 Artistic
You wonder nt
nnd 83.50 Low Shoos nro exquisito exam
pies nf shoe-making nrt.
And, we are soiling thorn, too,
Widths 12 n 0
nud Razor Toes.
Cheap Shoes, loo 1
OAStl OJt'L r.
I Michael Everheart (or Uber-heart)
died Thursday of last week
at hla homo on Obion, down on tho
Hickman road. Ho was nu old
man nnd had lived In the bottom
for about 3f) years, lie was of
French extraction, nnd was a
well to-do man Wo r o g r o t
that we know no more of his history
tuanrwo do, as it evidently
abounds in Interesting episodes.
Ilia liqiiBO has been under wator
during the luto heavy rise of the
Mississippi, but tho water had
nml ho went nlouo iu a
skiff last Thursday morning from
hla son's to soo how things wero
ftl tlO homo phlCO. Not
n , ft- r0ll9Onnuo tme i,a sons
went to fetch him and found Ida
body aitting half eroot on tho
front porch, his foot hanging
down in tho wator. Not answering
when call oil to, ouo of tho
boys touchotl him nnd was horri
fied to find tho old man ,?!"": I
death, llo died of heart liseasu 1
or ornran. it is supposed. T 'ho
mains were buried nt Moscow.
" After oxnortmentlng else
where, takoyour wnloh to Kgim
and he will mako an acourato aud
' of It.
0RItV with the making, or having It made, when yoil
from us Skirts ready lo put tilt and wear, nicely made up,
perfect in lit, nnd a saving In the cost. Wo show a large va
ll?ly ojT slylcii and nil p!?c. There nro Figured Worsteds,
Plain Sicilians, iNovoltv Worsteds antl Figtticd Silks.
1 noes slart at Sl.GOfor Fighred Worsteds, and others at 2.00,
$2y0, 3.C0 and 5.00, and up to 7.50 and B.fiO for tlio Silks.
lite selling has commenced In a hurry, and you would do well to
see them bcrorc the lines ore broken,
Arc here, and wa nro prepared now lo show yotl a lino of
Waist, the like of which Hickmnn has never seen
'c arc just opening thtm to-day, and will
when you come.
li ii"!"' r" i"ii'
lib uw r
. iiuoiucrM in iiiu iut.
Smith, Ellison & Co.
Great preparations aro being I
mado At Bowling Green for the f
ontertninmem ot t no Kentucky
State Teachers' Association meeting,
to bo held on June 20, 30 nnd
July 1. The peoplo of the Park
City will show such a degree of
hospitality on tho occasion of
this gathering that (Iiobo who aro
fortunate enough to be nble to attend
will treasure it in their memory
as one of themost pleasing
events In the history of their careers
ns public instructors.
New Straw Hta.
Latest Spring stylos, nt
SANDEItS & Iticc'fl.
There Is nothing nbsurd about
men's fashions for spring. Exaggeration
has boon supplanted
by common sense, nud It is
for tho nverago man to clothe
himself In the prevailing mode
without sacrificing his self respect,
or running the risk of appearing
ridiculous In tho eyes of
the wide, wido world. In accomplishing
these results tho
makors of the fashlona deserve
every vartety of praise, aa tho
IIIUUOD HUC UUOII Ul UllkOll, IIUl 111
UirfWU the eccentric fancies of the
Lttlll to b Keiierttlll.v
nnd original styles.
tho stylo nud quality for
and ninoktfi I
nnd New Opera
& Rice .
A writer in tho last Issuo of
tho Pemiscot county (Mo,) Press
saysOiat "tho high wator of tho
MisBislippi river from Hickman
to Fort filler could be greatly
docreaBod in its heights by aiding
tho river to pass Its water through
what is known ob Reelfoot Lake."
Tho writer bollovcs that this could
bo affected with a very little capital,
as n fow trees nnd debris
oloarod out of tho way would bo
all that was necessary, ns tlio
n vor, If this was done, would soon
out for Itself a channel, Iu reply
to this, tho Tlptouvlilo Presa says
that "If tho waters of tho .Mississippi
wero turnod loose through
Roolfoot Lake there would not be
enough of Lake County loft Iu tou
years to wad a shot gun."
.Vein Serrlro IJxtriidcd.
The St Louis Kepiiblio recnlly made
arraogtmouts with the cable companies.
i. ..t.. ,iirii nw from nil aeellons of
., 1-M..-.I .nrl.l ,r. rehired. It now I
prints . more authentic foreign news thau
1 pap,rgnj continues to keep up
,, recorj for publishing all the home
news. The OUllooa lor mo year i ono oi
big news events, fast succeellng each
other and tbey will be highly Interesting
In everyone. The price of the Republic
dallr li fd a year, or Si 6tf for three
month. The Republic,
will remain the srnus one dollar a year,
- : . ;"i&' Hi '- -
have them on display
i -! , .:
III chin 1111 College.
n t li In each grade at Starch eaatat
Third Grade Alex Adams, Iran Moofc,
Delia Burke, Mildred Itamage, George
Alter, I.uclle Bondiirant.
Fourlh Grade Annie Klllton, Jeanle
Itojer, Pearl Ilunharn Ulnnolio Can, Hilda
Illakemore, Goalder JohbtOn.
Flflb Oracle. Jeonie Parker, Nora
Hunt, Hota Walton, Joale Wiley, 1) u lie
llruor, Jamie Cheek.
Sixth tirade. UUrence Ilondarant,
Park Powell, Bertha Policial, felhel lar
ker, Waller Mlere, John Fjle.
Soenlb Grade Roland Ambern, Pearl
Wiseman, Eaala Clantoo, Stand LuneforJ,
Elmo Keetea, Nettle Beckroan
Eight Grade. Jamea Maddoa, Archie
PeBow, Llllle Sladdox, ClieaterBondurant,
Trier Beale, Irene Amberg.
First year. l'rather Thai.
Saiimlert, Jamee Towneend, Nettie Stabr,
Ira Oreen, Lora Whipple.
Sccobd rear. Virginia Luten, Dare
Maddox, Alex Cheek, Dees Cdie, Henry
Amberir, Kale Handle.
ThlrJ year. Irjr Cheek, grade, 07.fi;
Leone Fuqua. grade, 97:3; Ivy UeBnw,
grad, 03:5; Alice Cowglil, crade, 94.5;
llenr; Helm, grade, 93.0.
J. C. CHEEK..
Who is the Prettiest Girl in
I Will. sver pronoaea lOKiver
man a free frfp to the Teauenaee
Centennial. Ho will open.rt rdn
ing contest to docfue tho matter,
nnd every ono who spends 25c at
bis Soda fonntain will be entttlod
to ono vote for tho favorite young
Indy. Tho contest will closo July
1st. Commence now,
To Applicants for County Teachers'
The first examinations for white
will bo held Mar 21st and 22nd. Ail
examinations are written, a Certain time
being allowed to each study, at the expiration
of which the papers are called
in. The cpiestlons upon tho various
branches art gireh out in the following
order, Spelling, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic,
Grammar, Composition, Geography,
U. S. History and History of Kentucky,
Physiology, Civil Government and
the Science and Art of Teaching. As a
very large percentage of tba fallutcs Upon
examinations are made upon Arithmetic,
Civics, Composition, and History it may
be to Ihe advantage of Applicants to carefully
reylew these branches.
In the hands of tho Hoard of Examiners
(bo papers upon every subject receive"
the moat careful attention, and white a
low grado upon any partloular branch or
branches does not necessarily Indicate a
lack of scholarship, 11 vrllfj ft leas than
fifty percent, prevent the of a
certificate to the applicant. The County
Board cm allow no credit, nor give any
grade except upon the written work of
'the atiplloml. It Is not within the pro
vince of the County Board (o grant Certificates
upon tho request of the applicant
or to make any allowance of any kind
for experience, position or friendship.
All alike must undsrgo the same exami
nation In Ihe manner and upon the
branches prescribed by law. It is the
purpose of the law to supply tb Public
Schools of the Mite with competent arid
well nnallfied teachers, and the lest of
that competency ia lbs ability to pass the
All examinations begin on Friday
marnles at fl o'olock ami no rnlli.'nl can
b allowed lo bvfcVn any aamtnatlon al
ter 9 o clock, a. m. Friday,
1). E. Witsov, Codnly Sup'l.
A FItEK I,IUltAU'
The Cotton Bell Route lias Issued it series
of handsomely Illustrated pamphlets
deioriblng the wonderful resources of Arkansas
nnd Texas They are entitled
"Texas, "Home In the 3oulhwet,"
"Truth About Arkansas,' Glimpses of
Souiheait .Missouri, Arkansas and Northwest
Louisiana," and Lind for Sle
alnni the Cotton Bell Route." These
little books will leiryotl alU' re Is lo
tell about tho Ureal Soulhwel id will
be a great help 10 yod In eho(" a cooJ,
place lo locale ltyoU Waorany. or all
of them, free, wrtie lo any agent of (be
Cotlon Belt Rdille (Ihe comfortable mote
lo Teias), or lo K Vf. LallBAU.MK,
l'usenger and Ticket Agent, St.
Mis filltabelh Hsgan, after (wrj weeks'
Illness, died, April Nib, at Hie home of
0. B. Tbrelkeld, She was born In
on Nor. full, 1S18 Karly In youib
sbe professed fsllb In Jesus and nnlted
with ine Cumberland l'resbyteilnn Church,
of which sbe remained a consistent launder
until 1871 when she nulled with the
Missionary Batitlsle at Woodland Mills,
and lived with them till death Called her
from her labors.
Her life of earnest, patient toll ami
ears (yet ever cheerful and happy for her
hope in Ibe Savior) tor the welfare, of
other speaks forth her praise far more
than any verse or prose could da.
It may Irnjy be said of ber "fllessed
sin they t)ist die Id the Lord, for their
works dp.folluw theun"
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The Kotilon Atl'. i llnnks
llfrat thu harty tiniu flirotigli' wliieh'
.UOCUliuiry lias iiaiiinu, niuun
t hHV t)ccii fn'iiig beqn
vithoi'V tbotT results.' Tliosc" wlib
have W fy. tlubf lavo been
nn.liiwl l.V u eredildfrf tilifl' W
" - 'V . . i. i . . i
Will hesilato I, 'tyrQ making" ilMito
again. All have WP ;rWnJ,
practice economy mo 4ttfiuy "?
Usual, Which habll wilj ,
hhee, cVeli when hutter iilv,';
turn. McK'hahts haVe been """J
and more Btriel lit regilrd to caw',
for godds. antl when trifle revives
Ibis Will be a good point. f6o when' '
times gel heller and del better
it i i . i ma jr
ial'L?SltllllilKk11.1irH? - - .! a
Wv . "i aaw
Bplefidid SeiectifJH bi - X
NEW BOOK'S, '
MOTIONS, ILU I
they i tnu't, . . Bomo .... tittie, .lltdiigh ah ' . " trio
mo rus ot hnrd times will Iiq
mr many, many nays, yet scm.
good will come o! il.
My oh, tterman, le'l hnWi brt fiirlday
mormnjt, inn., wniintii ,iv ktinWU
edlte and i&anienl, am) t ti n Ills
wbertaboula He lilt ytft ut ajts, atid
has an brown snU of clolliti, black ll.
anu wore reu or liiaek auoea. Any Ihlnra
rnallon In trjtard to blni will bl lhanki
i.4. wALL.AUt:.iiickniaA, Ky-.
t.V .W IL a UM..I1I1 bL".lVa
fitf Ion licit. TliT. line oper.iln tdTId
Iralrit frcln Cairn itnt Memphis li) tbf
nrtnclpat elite and tnwba of Texai irllh
otitctiangs. Thrte trains ttarry tobifdrl.
able chair crf. nulch are Arranged' li)
lhat I her On be ina'ite Into comfortable!
hlacea to elf'p at nlclit, while during Iho'
day tbey make mr rrattng place. Th8
line pane throitgli the fioeat farmlnn
grating arid timber lands In the Booth
went, and is the bet! and niott comfortable
line lo tike. If jbU" Wsht 16 knon
more about Arkshsaa and Texas, write!
for free copies of Ibe following
Illustrated J)amihlil; "Homes in thrj
Southwest," ' Texas,1' ' Trillh about Arkansas."
"Glimpses or Solillieist Missourfi
Arkansas and Nbrlhwest LduIMn,'1 and
for aale alflbg the foil on belt
l!mile." rlifsh eicnrsfohs are frprihnl;
f run from Cairo and Memphis. Fof
full paHlcnUra write to
M. AHAilf.t. P. A , Calfd, III. 6F ,
E. W. LibBAUAfl, 0. 1. & T. A., St. Lobis
Taken np as agltar, br W. t).
llring on the Uresdeh rdu,l, A fttlUi
of Hickman, In Fulton collolr, Ky.,
(the Red tine bdek Steer, aged about i
rears old, narked with a broil and Under,
bit in the left ear and swallow-fork in.
the right esh No other marks br bratids
percelf able, ahd rained at tight Uollirs
oh the oalb of A. J Clark.
Glren under my band al Jnilge of Itid
Fulton County Court) Ibis 9lb day of
March, 1897. . . , . , ,
t 10 it Judge F. d. rj.
Flour Mill For Sale.
Messrs. Powell & Cro. iiare their
flouring mill back, This popular and
fine mill la ror aale. Tbla mill baa alt
Ibe finest and latest Iniprored machinery
pot In recently. This I a great opporJ
tuntty tor t, mill man. For prtleiilarj
Urms, &c, addtesi rowiU fe Bad.
Call afid sea otif Slock.
thing tip to date;
DR, S. 1L BAVlDSOi?
Oftifld Orjwgiii k OowgJii'sl
DRUGS, m drubs:.
a a. i
tji?y3l3 3D jR, TJ G-Q ,
iledlelncs, Puinli, OIU, tyt StniTa.
CJ?"l'rescrlptiojiJ Carefully Comffltlriiid
Js M. WITTING,
STAPLE m km GROCERIES
TOBACCO, CIGARS, ETC,
if fclock IS ftUsys Fresb add CctapUltf
and I intie ino p ilblio lo eom
and see me.
dash paid for Cojniry
tVlltlng's old stand, Clinton fitrssl,
Illinois Central R, R,
DOUBLE DAILY SERVICE
fro hi New Orleans (0 Memphis, 5(. LW
Louisville, Cincinnati, Chicago,
From Memphis to dsiro, SI. Louis,
Ciuclnnall, Lohlsvlllo, and fronrSr;
fouls' lo Chicago1 making direct
lions with through trains from alFpalntS
ZVnrifi, fu4t iiHti. TVest
fnoludlng UufTulo, PitlsbUrft CletelanJ,
Boston, New York, Philadelphia. BaliU
more, niohmtind, St
Omaha, Kansas City,, Hot Springs, Afk.(
and Uerivei'. Close connection wph Cn
trat Mlsslidlppt Valley Monte Solid Fast
Vestlbnte Uiiliy Train for
Dubuque, Kinit jFnlIi
nd tbe W'ttt. ParllcnMrs of of
the t. '. H- R and conneolfng Hot.
W.M MUHllAV, Wv. Pass. Agent, fiew
JN(. fllf. I'aif. Agent, tUtbt
P A ff. HiSSOK, 9. P. Jt., Ciittt)i
W. A, Kittustr, a. u. r, i ( Lgalrllli
f t . .,-