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I Big Stock on
I - Some
I Runabouts . $35.00 and up
I Top Buggies . $45.00 and. up
p Harness . . . $9.50 and up
We must close out the present stock
as we wmiL tne i uuui iui uur
fall stove business!!!!!
We Have some Bargains for the Afext Few Days
Hickman Hdw. Co., Incorporated
John Vines Wright, who wai the
oldest living exmember of Congress,
l 1 m . i L 4 TIT I.
uicu xuc&uay m nis huiuc in uasu
ington. Although near 80 years
old he had been regularly at his
desk in the Government Land Office
until two months ago, when he had
a stroke of paralysis. He had the
unique distinction of making more
treaties with the Indians than any
Judge Wright was born in Mc
Nairy county, Tenn., in 1828 ani
was educated in Louisville. He was
admitted to the bar in 1852 and was
elected to Congress in 1854, serving
In the memorable session preceding
the Civil War. He resigned when
Tennessee seceded in 1861, and
served in the army until he was
elected a member of the Confeder
ate Congress. While Cclonel of
the Thirteenth Tennessee regiment
Judge Wright had his horse shot
from under him at the Battle of Bel
Services next Sunday at Locust
Grove bv Rsv. StoneciDher.
DeWitt Reid, of Hickman, is
spending several days with Harry
Sidney Stocking, who has been at
tending school at Charleston, return
ed home Monday.
A. H. Henderson and little sons,
'Leslie and Tommie, passed here
Saturday, enroute to Hickman.
Mr. Brock, the government civil
engineer with several helpers has
been working on the levee for the
-past few days.
At the home ot Esquire Futrell
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Mr.
Farbion Armbruster and Miss Flos
sie Watts, ot the Crutchfield neigh
borhood were wedded by the 'Squire.
The couple are well known and
highly respected in their vicinty.
& 0. T, Salmon went to Blytheville,
'Ark., last week, to preach for the
people there Sunday night.
THE JAPANESE PUG
But 8ome Day the
Harvey Plumlee Arrested.
Deputy Sheriff Goalder Johnson
arrested Harvey Plumlee in Hick
man this morning, oh a warrant
charging him with stealing hogs,
from Claude Hale, and another
charging him with stealing timber
from R. T. Tyler.
Plumlee will be given a prelimi
nary hearing this afternoon before
Squire Whipple, who is acting in
the absence of Judge Naylor. He
resides near No. 9 Luke.
Last Friday evening, Mrs. Chas.
Travis entertained quite a large
number of friends at euchre. The
rooms were lighted with many can
dles, making a charming effect.
There were seven tables arranged
and the games were much enjoyed.
The first prize, a dainty cup and
saucer, was won by 'Mrs. C. G.
Schlenker, and the second prize, a
cup, by Mrs. C. P. Shumate. Cream
and cake were served.
A. T. Church was here from Ful
I llS 1 W
AND THE DRAGON
Drnn Will Wake Up.
Iialttng Cards. Announcements,
Wedding Invitations, Monngrams,
Stationery, Etc, see us,
STRAYED One bay horse with
black mane and tall; mane worn
where collar works, large white 'spot
in forehead, 15 1-2 hands high 9
years old. Liberal reward, L. M.
fjMi OOCI ITIll DIC V
1 mm I
Good wheat crop.
Ouler the Courier today.
Let Case, the tailor, press that
Remember, you must pay for toll
Leave your laundry with Bradley
25c gets a good meal at Williams'
Leave your laundry with Bradley
T. F. Benton made a business trip
to Fulton today.
Blanna Russell, of Tiptonvllle(
was here Sunday.
E-v-r Krisp Cakes and Crackers
at C. H. Moore's.
. I make all kinds of alterations on
clothing. Case, the tailor.
Pure Canadian Sap Maple Syrup
C. H. Moore, Tel. No4.
Prof. Cabby's residence, recently
damaged by fire, is being repaired.'
The town of Reeves, Tenn., was
almost wiped off the map by fire last
The Hickman Hardware Co. is
making some good prices on buggies
Mrs. J, W. Cook and children are
home from a visit with relatives
Anchor Buggies for popular peo
pie at popular prices. Farmers
Mrs. Gertrude Henry, of New
Madrid, is the guest of her father,
E. E. Reeves.
Dr. Joe Luten and wife are visit
Ing the former's parents, Dr. S. W.
Luten and wife.
Wayne Beadles is here from Flor
ence, Ala., on a visit to his sister,
Mrs. S D. Luten.
John Wheeler, wife and daughter,
of Tiptonville, were here Saturday
entoute to St. Louis.
Case, the tailor, makes a special
ty of cleaning and pressing ladles'
skirts. Prices right.
New line of Underwear, cool
Summer Shirts, Neckwear and
Hosiery at Bradley & Parham's.
Roy McKinney and wife returned
to Paducah Monday morning, after
a short visit to Mrs. A. A. Faris
Leonard Simmons, formerly in
business in this ciiy, was in town
Wednesday. Mr. Simmons is now
located in St. Louis.
Within another month Hickman
will have a new enterprise a fac
torythat will give employment to
25 to 50 people. Particulars later.
A. D. Knox, t.aveling freight
agent of the N. C. & St. L., was in
this city looking-after some business
with the Farmers Gin & Grain Co.
Faris Naifeh has moved to Ful
ton, where he is looking after the
branch house of the Naifeh Bros.
Pry Goods Co. Mrs. Naifeh and
baby left for that city this morning.
Mrs. Nellie Hamilton and daugh
ter, Miss Gabriel, are the guests of
Mrs. J. W. Rogers this week. They
reside in Uniontown, Ky., and ar
rived in Hickman Tuesday.
E. F. Davis, whb has been in the
livery businesin West Hickman sev
eral years, left for Martin, Tenn.,
this week to make his future home.
He will engage in his old business in
Misses Lillian Leech, of Wlngo,
Elizaoeth Wilson, of Hickman,
Messrs Goalder Johnson and Finley
Randle, of Hickman, were, guests
at the home of G. G. Bard and wife
on Carr street Monday. Fulton
Here is the kind of an obituary a
Missouri editor wrote : "Poor Jones
slung his earthly garments on a
imb and swam the river, yesterday.
He did not stand back because the
water was cold, but plunged right in
and struck out for the other shore
and met the angels smiling. Jim
was a poor man, but he had his sub
scription to his home paper paid up
and got there in good shape. "Peace
to his memory."
Get ready for th(e 4th.
Tailor shop over Rice's store.
Candy and cigars Williams' res
Leave your laundry with Bradley
Will Gray, of Bardwell, was
Get the habit of trading at Bet
tersworth Frather s.
Need a sewing machine? See L
A. Brock, at Rices Store.
Helm & Ellison are making some
improvements their store
Marion Provow is building a resl
dence for himself in West Hickman
See the handsome line of suit
cases and traveling bags at Bradley
Mrs. Roy Clark visited her par
ents, J. W. Rogers and wife a few
days last week
Miss Eva Love, of Fulton, is vis
itlng her sister, Mrs. Vause Wll
liams, this week
Try Threlkeld's Eiting House
next time. If you are hungry you
will be taken care of.
AH iklnds of repairs for sewing
machines. See Brock, Singer Ma
chine agent, at Rice's store.
Electric fans, ice cold drinks, re
gular or short order meals at Wil
liams' place. Give it a trial.
New line of underwear, coo
Summer Shirts. Neckwear and
Hosiery at Bradley & Parham's
It is easier to ralie five pounds o
pork than one pound of tobacco, and
the pork will sell for the most money
Miss Leila B. Stokes, of Water
Valley, and William E. Bell, of Ful
tori will be married Tuesday June
G. T. Jordan has one load of good
sheep for sale mostly good ewes
If interested write or call on him at
Iuka, Miss. 52-2p
Geo. R. Millet, of Cairo, was
called to Hickman, Wednesdy, on
account of the illness of his mother,
Mrs. R. E. Millet.
Last Friday afternoon, Mrs, T,
T. Swaync entertained the Embold
ery Club. Refreshments of cream
and cake were served.
Nicholas Holcombe left Monday
for Greenville, Miss., to spend a few
days with his brother, Tom, a prom
inent druggist of that city.
P. G. Cunningham and family
who moved to Clinton, Ky., seven!
months ago visited relatives and
friends in East Hickman, last week.
A petition was filed in the United
States Court at Nashville, on behalf
ot the Interstate Commerce Commis
sion to compel the Nashville, Chat
tanooga and St. Louis railway to
provide equal accommodations for
negroes as that given white passen
Mrs. Bob Murray, age 60 years,
died at her home in. Fulton, Sunday
afternoon. Death was attributable
to the infirmities of her age. Mrs
Murray was preceded in death by
her husband a number of years ago,
but leave a large family to mourn
her loss. Burial at Sandy Branch
grave yird, Monday
The Court of Appeals has decided
that the dog tax law is constitution
al. A tax of SI. 00 per head is col
lected on all dogs. From this fund,
all sheep that are killed by dogs,
will be paid for, unless it can be
proven who is the owner of the dog
or dogs ; in that case the man who
owns the dog will be liable for the
amount of damage the dog does to
Orvllle Kerr and wife, Misses
Beatrice Suggs, Margaret Gest,
Fannie Baker, B,sa McAuliff, Mrs.
A. M. Stanley, Jack Hough, E. W.
Carigg, F. L. Nagel, C. J. Gest,
Wvnn Monroe. Albert Kin
John Gest, Harry Pollock, Bill
Piper, Dean Kizer, J. P. Wilson, V.
W. Lawrence, Raymond Flowers,
W. S. Cralgg, H. Pearson attended
thebaseball game here Tuesday be
tween Columbus and Hickman,
They made the trip - on gasoline
Sanitation Holds Undisputed
Sway at the
Delicious Phosphates n
....Et& Drinks a Specialty.. .
Nothing but the Purest Syrupi
and Crushed Fruits Used'
.Hickman Drug Co.
Anonymous Letter Writers.
A ypung fellow, who sent thre.
enlng anonymous letters to farmeri
in Lincoln county and who i,
caught dead to rights by a detects
gladly compromised after being &
dieted by paying $325 and going tc
1.11 l I . 1 rry.
j.ui iui six mourns, inepcralu
thoritles will doubtless get him a.t.
This is paying pretty sever.y f..
the cowardly habit, but i ac3t.
mous tetter writers learn a lutz
from his punishment, he n! iy
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hwi iiui -nu i.tu iu Alllll 11.1 lUXt
is the most craven. State Jourzj,
Telephone Cases Decided,
The Court of Appeals has re-Jr
ed a decision in the cases of Dr I
K. Davidson vs. the Cumba.u;
Telephone & Telegraph Co., anltlj
city of Hickman vs. the same xt
porauon, dui we are unable u iein
tr lAWbl iu tug mac lu(lt.r
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wins me loimcr case anu me i.r
f it- - I .1
vlnc I he latter. f
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the collection of all money tu.J
him and others to the company ft
is in excess of the rates emboucl
the franchise granted by th.j c
The franchise rates are I .so
houses $2.50 and residences SI x
per month. The company has brs
charging and collecting $2 75 fra
businew houses and $1.65 from tti-
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hi j - m ti n 1 1 ki v i.i p iri iif nil r t m
except that we will not get tbe I
service to other towns as tpec-ta
the franchise. The city trift
til ...I. 1 1.1 . ,
terms ot the franchise, which
to the Hickman subscribers frr k
vice to rulton, Mayhem, l'..
and other towns, and a less ra'el.
R. T. Tyler that the court
force the company to furnch
service to any other town, s.r. t
fltv nn nn l.frfi1 rlont In ri
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contract effecting rates ouU-
k. Mil.. . Z 4 V I I - IV.. V4I
of its jurisdiction.
berland people to furnish servict
if fithrrlhr in nnu nirf tl
county, in which the subscribe
sides, free, but whether th.i
will now apply to Fulton col:'j
mains to be seen.
ter tends to establish the tacit
the company wilt be forced 1
nish service to Hickman dur!.(
life of the franchise, wh. h
granted for a term of 20 yean,
will, therefore, not sxplre until l'
In nil nmhithllitv ur will eel
what the law allows us.
ksuiiuav ociiuni Evriv ouiiu!
ing at 2 o'clock, and prayer
Ing every Thursday night at
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See the handsome line of
Mr. J. H. Ehrhart and
uivcrs oi inc juunau i v-
V.U., Ul IllUlllllitll, tllC lltl-
" . .. . i n tl
man this week diving for tl'
:iaul-up chain at the veneer
They arc working in water 40
deep with a very strong current
v,ascauc xuour. u y"u
tried It yet you haven't bad
best. Call No, 4-C. H. M'c