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On the Streets
Case cleans clothes.
Cotton is looking good.
Painted your residence?
Eat at Williams' restaurant.
Threlkeld's that's the place.
Leave your lanndry with Bradley
Threlkeld's Eating House op
County Clerk S. T.' Toper Is in
C. T. Case spent Sunday with
home folks In Clinton.
Dr. Charlie Curlin spent Tuesday
night at Reelfoot Lake.
Guy Ward has returned from
Memphis and Dyersburg.
Judge J. Naylor has been on the
sick list for the past week.
Mrs. J. M. Reld spent Wednes
day afternoon in Unfon City.
Mrs. Blanche Kennedy is visit
ing friends In Memphis this week.
Mrs. Geo. Fleitz and two children
, left today for Nashville to vfsit rela
Leonard Simmons, a former mer
chant of Hickman, was here Wed
nesday. Miss Marie Brevard has returned
from Blrminham, Ala., and a visit
Sen the handsome line of suit
cases and traveling bags at Bradley
Dr. J. W. Naylor was here from
Cayce, Sunday, to see his father,
Mrs. Amberg is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Guy Kobbins, at
Mayfield this week.
Mrs. S. L. Dodds and children
and Miss Sadie Amberg will return
Friday from Memphis. "
Mrs. Joe Amberg and sister,
liss Myrtle Bowers, are visiting
Memphis fdr a few days.
There Is nothing belter for the
khlcks than my No. 2 wheat. The
price Is right. C H. Moore.
The Baptist Ladies' Aid Society
rill meet with Mrs. S. L. Royster
Thursday afternoon, June 25th.
New lines of Underwear, cool
ammer bhirts, Neckwear and
losery at Bradley & Parham's'.
.Miss Eura Taylor, of Route 3,
sited her grandmother, Mrs. Lucy
cip, in East Hickman, Sunday.
Misses Mayme and Ethel Naylor
turned Tuesday nignt from a visit
Miss Kate Johnson at Nashville.
jThe only trouble about "Square
eal Wire" Is that it lasts too long.
be farmers Hardware Co.. sells
Mrs. Bonner Cavltt. returned
iaday to her home in St. Louis,
er a visit to Mrs. S, Cavitt and
Mrs. R. L. Gray and children,
have been visiting her sister,
s, Florence Cole, on Route 2, re-
ned home this week.
rs. C. S. Scott, of Louisville,
arrive In Hickman the latter
:t of the week to visit her parents,
ge R. S. Murrell and wife.
udge F, S. Moore returned Wed-
iday from a visit to his wife and
ler relatives at Villa Ridge, 111.
s. Moore Is ill at the home of her
;her at Villa Ridge.
Did man, look at those trousers
it have on bagging at the knee,
h they? Take 'em to Case, the
fcor, and have 'em pressed,
ey'll look like a new pair,
rs. R, E. Millet is reported
kh better today, She was strick
; with acute indigestion, effecting
r heart, Wednesday morning, and
Iras thought she would not recover.
Krs. J. L. Atwlll, Miss Annie At
1, Master Clementine Atwill and
ss Virginia Royster, of the Mud
ick neighborhood, spent Wednes
r. with Mrs. Beale and Mrs. B.
essle Batts and daughter, Miss
e, are the guest s of the form-
mother, Mrs. Martha J, Faris.
ty arrived here from Evans-
, Ind., Tuesday, and will spend
ral weeks in Hickman.
Be Sure You Are Right
Then Go Ahead
When you Want Cream
See That You Get
...The Cream of Merit...
You'll make no Mistake
Hickman Drug Co.
For Autos d takes g
a nl llmdnMillnn At Courier onic Sj
Miss Mary Lee is on the sick list.
Dr. Tull is staying at Mr. B, W.
Mrs. Fred Gammondi is on the
Mrs. R. L. Gray, of Hickman, is
visiting Mrs. J. A. Gray this week.
Charlie Shepard's children have
been very sick with whooping cough.
R. L. and Arthur Gray, of Hick
man, wert the guests of their mother,
Mrs. J. A. Gray, Sunday.
Mrs. S. M. Cavltt and daughter,
Miss Lota, visited Mrs. Nannie
Edwards and daughter, Miss Willie,
HER OOQ IN ERMINE.
It has remained for a New York
woman to have an ermine coat made
for her dog. Clnd in this royal
fur the animal drives out daily in
his mistrm' brougham or motor
car, enjoying his constitutional in
the most approved style.
When ill a physician is called to
treat the dog, and to hira the ivun f
5 a visit is paid.
C. J. Sarrett is on the sick list.
L. A. Brock ,for Sewing machines.
Mrs. George Carpenter is on the
L. A. Brock sells the best sewing
machine on the market.
Fayne Routen, who has been on
the sick list is improving.
Miss Victoria Bondurant was a
Union City visitor, Wednesday.
Milton Bondurant, of East Hick
man, is sick with whooping cbugh.
Layne Higgins and wife are visit
ing relatives in Clinton, tois week.
Born to the wife of Elmo Inman,
in East Hickman, June 16th, a girl.
Mrs. Aaron Kemp, of Route 2,
visited Mrs. Willis Robertson, Sun
day. Miss Mollie Stowe, of Mabel, is
visiting W. T. Sudberry's family
Mrs, Bertie Coplin, of Mayfield,
visited Mrs. T. T. Plummer one day
The children of Lewis Tullls and
wife are recovering from a spell of
The river will rise an inch or two
during the remainder of this week.
This is expected to be the extent of
Miss Jesssle Shrile, who has been
visiting relatives and friends here
for several weeks, returned to Para
gould, Ark., Sunday.
When a man makes the air blue
with Sunday school words because
his gas engine wonf run, there Is one
of two things wrong his engine is
either out of fix or he has gasoline
that wont test up to the standard.
The Courier sells gasoline the kind
that will stand the test. If its our
kind'you are using fix the engine.
"i MUoar wao koiiaow. )
OOUIU1H l k0UT Til II (III
uoaum tut wiu air torn
ccumjk ro 4 Tain.
A WOOING IN
THE YEAR 2000
"Coming- beret 1 wondtr who It
"Too bfld, Norratte; if flying ma
chines were numbered as automobiles
lined to mo, your curiosity might be
eflUsfled at leat three minute
The Airship settled slowly. '
"It's jlackl Mary, Mary oh, she's
gonel A nrotty chaperon she makes.
No wonder I can't endure him, thrown
At hi bead as I am. Well, let him
come; I'm not afraid. I'll marry him
or not, as I choose."
He swung easily toward her. "I'm
not glad to too you," was ber rude
"Indeed?" cheerily. "I'm delighted
to see you. What wedding garment
are you making now?"
"None for any wedding of yours."
"Then put It away and fly with Hie.
Dy nightfall we (hall hare reached
the moon, where the folrlei lire, and
there wo can bo wedded. You shall
be bound so gently that eren you will
forget to fret at lovo's silken cords
"Silly, can't you seo I'm busyT"
"I can seo that you are saucy. Per
mit mo," and without ado he picked
her up, aonlng and all, and ran with
her to the ship. In an Instant bey
were off, and Norette, rod with anger,
was tugging at the knots in ber
"I love you," said the man.
"Ninety-nine tlmosl" snapped the
girl, taking hor teeth from a knot.
There Is luck In nines."
"Luck!" She glanced up scornfully,
then a strange light leaped to her eyes
and a quick color to her cheeks. An
other machine, tho ship of tho rival
lorer, silently sailed behind them.
The gtrl knew that ho could hoar her
every word. "I would throw myself
from tho ship before I would marry
a man who attempted to run away
As she spoke she perched porllously
near tho edge of the boat and her
eyes flew past Jack's shoulder and
hono full Into the eyes of tho rival
lover. Ho road her message and an
swered her daring with a nod and
smile. In an Instant the second ma
chine gilded noiselessly beneath the
larger one and slightly to one side.
The girl swung deliberately over the
rail and swayed toward what seemed
a reckless plunge to death. With a
powerful effort Jack broko tho spell
which held him, and, springing for.
ward, cried: "No, no, Norrette. I
will never " but the word froie on
his 11 a as tho outstretched band ol
tho rival lover rose Tram space to
steady her Into tho other car, where,
In defiance sho sung out: "60, take
your trip to tho silver moon, ha, ha!"
rioth men wero pale "It was a wick
ed thing to do," said Jack. Then with
a quick tug, be changed his cours
and shot away toward the gleamlni
"No wondor men adore you," said
the rival lover. "Norrotte, when will
you marry mo!"
"Don't!' commanded tbo girl, In
sudden fright. "I was a fool. This
Is no time for love-making. Take mt
"Dut, my answer; you promised II
"Did IT To-night, then, not now."
"To-night, when the moon la full,"
he whispered. She nodded and wa
In tho shadows of the court Nor
retto lingered among her roses. There
was a fluttering, a gleam of white
sllverod In the moonlight, and present
ly Jack fouqd her there.
"Norrotte, I was rude. I offer no
excuse, there Is none. Dut until to
day I did not know that you really
hated me. I was foolish enough to
think that you cared. Can you for
give mo before I go away?"
She' held out her hand.
Thank you" he said gently; "I was
afraid you would not forgive. Good
"Don't go yet." she falterod. "Yo
I you haven't said good-by to
"You may tell her."
"I Jack, can't you seer
"I see a man running down the
stairs," said Jack dully. "I must go."
"Oh, It Is ho!" whispered Norrette
fearfully. "He Is coming after me.
Jack, Jac dear, take roe quickly! I
do love you."
No dullnoss could fall to respond to
that eagor pleading and to the cling
ing of those trembling flngors. Iu the
shadow of tho friendly balcony he
bent and kissed ber willing Hps.
"Norrotte," called a deep voice Iron
across tho moonlit court.
"I am here," said tho girl from her
lover's arnw. "I am here," she repeat
ed, dragging Jack forward Into the
white light. "I'm sorry 1 mean I'm
glad that I am going to marry Jack!
You see Aunt Mary thtuks I ought
And won't won't you have some
fruit beforo you go? It's on tho
Hint Worth Knowing.
If ono Is evor seized with a sudden
hemorrhage from the lungs, tho first
thing to be dono, before the doctor
gets there, is to take dry salt as quick
ly as possible. This ofteu preventi
further bleodlug entirely. A teaspoon
ful of salt Is not too much to take, pn
vlded Jt Is done, gradually, so us not
to choke. The patient should, mom
over, keep perfectly quiet and free
from exttiteiueat and stay lu a room
not too hot.
No. 2 Wheat. C. H. Moore.
...At our Soda Fountain...
Every Day for Ten Days
And Then Some!!
We invite you to try it very fine
Best cream ever in Hickman is
what we hear our customers say
HELM & ELLISON
THAT GAME ON
What Congress Has Not Done.
In reviewing the work of Con
gress, which has just adjourned the
Republicans themsejves can find very
little to commend, while those Re
publicans who believe in the Presi
dent's policies will find much to con
demn. It has absolutely ignored
every important recommendation
made by Jhe President. It is a
Congress guilty more of sins of
omission than of commission. It
failed to remove the duty on wood
pulp, because the paper trusl was
opposed to it, in the face of the fact
that the demand from the people
was overwhelming. The Republi
cans were even afraid to let the
matter come tq a vote in the House,
because they knew it would pass.
Even a worse case of omission was
the strangling in the cqmmittee the
Publicity bill which required political
parties to publish a full list of cam
paign expenses and from what
HOW WOULD YOU LIKE
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Everyone who sends us in a list of English words nude up of
any, or all, of the letters in
"FRENCH MARKET COFFEE"
will receive a present. The one sending in the greatest list
of words will be given One Hundred Dollars in Gold. Hun
dreds of other valuable presents will be given free to contest
For list of presents and particulars regard
ing contest, ask your grocer, or writ to
THE LONG GREEN
sources the funds were derived.
The Democratic leader, John Sharp
Williams, challenged in vain for a
vote on this matter. In the face of
the fact that the trusts are prosper
ing at the expense of the public
largely through the high protective
tariff not a particle of tariff reform
legislation was permitted. Admit
ting in their State platforms that the
tariff needs revision a Republican
Congress .absolutely refused to con
sider it. About all that Congress
has done has been to pass a make
shift currency bill and to break the
record for extravagant appropria
tions in the face of the condition
that the whole country 2s economis
ing to meet financial depression.
The record of Congress instead of
strengthening the Republican party
will be an element of great weak
ness in the approaching Presidential
Try the Courier's Want Column
COFFEE CO., LTD.
A quiie wedding took place at the
home of Rev. W. H. MeT .,t, Sat
urday night which was a complete
urpnsc 10 tnc parties most interest
ed, Mr. Leonard Holland, formerly
of Water Valley, and Miss Annie
Mai Baker, of this city. While Mr.
Holland and Miss Baker had been
Intimate friends for many months, it
was little suspected that the
people would resolve to fight life's
Miss Baker, the daughter of E.
P. Baker and wife, is one of the
best known and most highly respect
ed young ladies of this, city, and
the groom, though nraclicallv n n-
citizen of Fulton, has made many
wicuus nere, wno wish for the new
ly weds, much happiness and pros
perity. Fulton Leader.
See the handsome line of suit
cases and traveling bacs at RraHlt
Route No. 5.
Adron McDaniel's little son. Is
Miss Zora Hudson attended church
at Reelfoot Sunday.
Uncle Mose Marshall is oh the
sick list at this writing.
Miss E.uma Hicks spent Sundav
with Bob Hicks and family. "
Farmers are busy cutting their
wheat before it rains again.
Joe Dawson and wife spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Buck Escue.
Will Hamblin sold a bunch of
hogs to B.C. Hale, of Hickman.
Waldon Stigler, and brother. No-
len, attended the closing exercises
of Crescent schoolFriday.
Miss Una Marshal, of Clavton. is
spending the week with her grand
mother, Mrs. McCree at Union City.
Miss Myrtle Butler has returned
to her home in Union City, after a
few weeks visit with Miss Emma
All persons residing in Hid
are hereby notified that nra
and out-houses under their c
must'be kept in a sanitary cond
as specified in the city ordir
Inspection of the condition of
premises and out-buildings wl
made in accordance with city
ulations, and those failing to
ly with the law will be fined.
not neglect this matter.
Board of Heali
First Methodist Church.
A cordial inviation is extend
everybody to attend services at
Methodist church next Sunday
a. m. The subiect will be
mer Adornments." V
At 8 p. m., the ladies of the
Missionary Society will have charge
of the service. . A splendid program
is being arranged, and good music
will be one of the features of this
service. The youngN people are
especially invited to this service.
Hickman Won Again.
Hickman and Columbus crossed
bats on the local diamond Tuesday.
Hickman winning by the score of 10
Neighbors for Hickman pitched
winning ball and was. backed up by
almost errorless support.
A batting rally at Ihe latter part
of the game was responsible for
Hickman's victory. Up to that
time Columbus was several runs In
The Columbus team was accom
panied by a number of rooters, stf
eral ladies being in the crowd.
Elm.Camp 3 W. 0. W will un
veil and dedicate a Monument to
the memory of Sovereign A. T.
Lynch at Brownsville Cemetery Sun
day afternoon at 3 -.30 p. ra., June
28th, with appropriate speakiijg atid
exercises. All Woodmen are cor
dially invited to attend. A special
invitation is hereby extended to all
near by camps, Antioch especially,
Misses Lizzie and Mayme Pickett,
who have been visiting relatives at
Dorena, returned home last week,
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