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Courl IJouse News
CodMiit4 for Oor Br Rm)m
Quarterly Court convened at the
Court House Monday. The follow
ing are the most Important cases,
that came before the court.
Hickman Hdw Co vs E J Brum
lev. Suit on mortgage. Continued
with alias summons.
Hickman Hdw Co vs E J Brumley
and Jim Bradberry. Suit on mort
gage. Continued with alias sum
mons. AN King vs NC&StL. Ap
peal from city court. Appeal dis
missed, defendent to recover cost
National Stock Food Co made party
to the action.
W T Johnson vs N C & St. L.
Suit to recover money paid for tic
kets. Johnson and another man
bought tickets to Nashville last
Christmas. When they got on the
train they were under the impression
that it was a joint ticket, but the
conductor would not let them ride
on it. Trial by jury. Judgment
W Z Jackson vs W A Hinshaw.
Continued at defendant's cost. This
suit has been in litigation for some
Alex Barnes and B D Dawes vs
Mrs. J B Ayers. Suit of mortgage.
Continued by agreement.
Coble & Walker vs Lee Line
Steamers. ' Continued with alias
Two Boats for Mengcl.
The Mengel Box Company is hav
ing a large tow boat built at Louis
ville, which will be put in operation
at this place in a short time. It will
be used in towing timber for the
Hickman branch. They have also
about completed a large gasoline
boat, to be known as "Rabbit's
Foot No. 3" and will launch it with
in a few days. I'his boat is being
built in the company's yards in
W. B. Clark is on the sick list.
Mrs. Lizzie Ellison spent Satur
day with-Mrs. T. A. Prather, Sr.
Miss Alice Lunsford, of Hickman,
is the guest of Mrs. W. B. Clark.
Miss Mildred Lockhart, of Union
City, is visiting relatives here this
Guy Saunders, of Union City, was
at State Line Sunday, the guest of
Miss Ellis Browder, of near Ful
ton attended services at Poplar
Mr. Duke, a popular drummer,
called on our merchants at State
Miss Bennie Bsndurant, of Sharon,
Tenn., is the guest of Mrs. Roy
Clark, this week.
Mrs. Blanche Kennedy, of St.
Louis, was the guest of Mrs. T. A.
Prather,' Jr., last week.
Jas. R. Moss and wife, of Union
City, were the guests of S. B. Bur-
rus Friday and Saturday.
Quite a number of our citizens at
tended the funeral of Mrs. Dr. Bur
rus ajt Mt. Zion Saturday.
Several of our young people en
joyed a picnic in ljc woods near the
Iron Bridge on the State Road, Fri
day. Burrus Brasfield has purchased
the Rufus Burnett farm near Poplar
Grove. The purchase price was ten
Bro. Clifton, of Bardwell, filled
the pulpit at Poplar Grove Sunday
afternoon. This church is thinking
of calling him as its pastor.
Miss Lena Threlkeld left Tues
day for Dawson Springs, where she
expects to spend several days re
cuperating from recent illness.
Misses Lizzie Corum and Effie
Bruer, of Hickman, attended preach
ing at Poplar Grove Sunday, and
were 'guests of Miss Ruby Seay.
Bro. Bruner preached his farewell
sermon at Poplar Grove Sunday.
Bro. Bruner and wife are excellent
people and we are sorry to lose them.
The Seventh Person
A BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY
Shrouded in mystery and adventure-one you will enjoy
from start to finish-will begin in
Nest Week's Courier
We advise you to begin with the opening chapters,
for you. will find the story an exceptionally
interesting and exciting one !
Secure a Free Scholarship Now.
All persons who contemplate en
tering the Western Kentucky State
Normal School on a free scholarship
should register their names and ad
dresses with their County Superin
tendent on or before August 8, 1908.
The State of Kentucky has provided
FREE TUITION for young people
who desire to enter the teaching ser
vice. The demand for qualified teach
ers is much greater than the supply.
The Western Normal offers young
people, sixteen years old or older
unexcelled opportunities to prepare
themselves for the noble work of
See your County Superintendent
and register your name and address
as an applicant, and write H. H.
Cherry, President of the Western
Normal, of Bowling Green, Ky for
an illustrated catalogue just received
from the hands of the printer, i
Wouldn't it be a good idea to cut
the weeds all over town? Especially
around the business part of town Is
this needed. Weeds and grass
along the sidewalks and walls of the
business houses on Clinton street
make things appear "fuzzy w.uzzy."
There is nothing better for the
chicks than my No. 2 wheat. The
price is right. C. H. Moore.
Pushing Good Roads.
McCracken county farmers will
gather at the Caslon, Wallace park,
Friday morning for a two days'
meeting of the county institute under
the direction of C. M. Hanna, of
the state agricultural bureau.
Farm problems will be discussed by
John A. McClure, of Hickman, but
the principal business of the annual
institute will be the discussion of a
federation for all the tobacco grow
ers' organizations in Kentucky.
Good roads will be one of the im
portant subjects of the institute.
Mr. Hanna, who is president of the
state association for good roads,
has an inexpensive device for
smoothing out ruts and horseshoe
prints in the roads after rains.
The institute will be asked to in
dorse a rtsolutlpn to the general as
sembly, asking for a constitutional
amendment that will put all prison
labor in the stone quarries of the
state and so take them out of com
petition with free labor. Paducah
Miss Dottle Davidson, of Hick
man, visited her aunt, Mrs. D. A.
Rice, last week.
Mrs. William Bell, of Fort Worth,
Texas, and Miss Pearl Brown, of
Obion, are guests of Mrs. Melus
Lynn this week.
Mrs. Jenkins, of Ripley, left Tues
day, after being here quite a length
of time on account of the illness of
her sister, Mrs. Dr. Burrus.
Miss Jones and Mr. Lester, of
Kenton, are guests of Mrs. D. A.
Rice this week, in whose honor she
entertained Wednesday evening.
Miss Lassie Cuilin entertained
with a week end house party, Miss
Irene Bussey, of Ripley, Misses Ir
ma Glimp, of Hennlng, Madge Cole,
of Newbern, Queen Tarwater, of
Martin, Ruth Isaacs, of Union City,
and Messrs. Philip Hurt and Adol
phus Adams, of Martin, Prof. J. M.
Adams, of Milan, and Dr. Olin Page,
A Valuable Invention.
R. Wiseman is here from Mur
phy sboro, Ills., the guest of his par
ents, J. P. Wiseman and wife. He
Is firing on the M. & 0. R. R.
Shoes need mending? Take to
A chance for a prize Saturday,
with every 25c remnant purchase at
Smith & Amberg's Big Clearing
Capt Jas. Kogar and wife, of Pa
ducah, are spending a few days with
the family of R. R, Isler.
Geo. C. Buck, the mechanical
genius and Edison of Hickman, has
perfected a new model gasoline
engine that promises to make him a
fortune. The new engine works on
entirely different principles from the
ordinary engine and besides being
only half as heavy, it saves fully SO
per cent of the fuel. The model
with which he is experimenting, de
velops four horse-power 9 hours
and 22 minutes on one gallon of
The act that gasoline engines
are getting to be the chief motive
I power foi small power plants, boats,
etc., it is evident that an Improve
ment saving 50 per cent of the ex
pense will be a valuable one. A
number of large concerns have al
ready offered Mr. Buck a fancy
price for his invention, but he is not
inclined to sell. He is now engaged
in building a 16 h. p, model with
Base patents have been granted
Mr. Buck, and as soon as he gets
everything working to his own satis
faction, the new improved engine
will be put on the market.
By yeur calendars at home
Threlkeld'i for hm ...
Remnant D,iy Saturday ,1
Threlkeld's Eating if,,,..
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Ev-r Kriip Cakes And f.i I
Mrs. Lena Brown, of Eniu
man, Is very tick.
An., rt On. ..in .
Union City Tuesday
Saturday is Remnant Dayat-
St Amberg's Big Sale
Pure Canadian Sap Marie sJ
r tt ir rt-. " W'H
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Ross Jackson, of ParaROuld.iJ
visited in Hickman last week
J. W. Morris returned thud
from short stay at DavionSpnJ
W. T. Routen left for New Un
yesterday to spend a few dun I
F. H. Llghlfoot spent the .i
the week with his family at Sssi j
Mrs. II Li eon and Mm A
Bondurant were Union Ct j
J. R. Bradberry aod tral
George, spent last week in ILtl
Tenn., visiting relatives
Make a 25c remnant purl
Saturday, and get a chance c
prize; Smith $i Amberg's BijSi-
Miss Francis Parks, of Frel
ville, Ark., is the gueitof Mai
R. EUitofi, this week She irnri
The bonds of Don Bccat"
Unas. Otlbert, who were ineil
several days ago at Fulton f:rfc
ing freight from the I C I
Company's cars, were rautd fel
$500 $1,000. They are io iuJ
Union City awiiting trial
Wm. R. Hearst, the nevipej
magnate, has launched a set fdj
cal party known as the IndepesJe
Party. The third party held Hit
convention at Chisago this erti
named Hlsgcn and Graves lit pi
dent and vice-president. 95il
gates were present.
Rev. W. J, Hudspeth, ol Hcjl
ville, Ky., wilt begin a una
meetings at Mt. Her iron next:
day at 11 a. m. The meet!'
continue two weeks. EvervbolN
vited. Rev. Hudspeth has just dj
cd a meeting at Lynnvnie, i
where he had 40 additions 03
church, and is at present engaei
a meeting at Boydsvllle
No. 39 170 acres fine, veil;
nroved land, little over a nset
of this citv. for sale at a bn
Has 5-room dwelling, new barn.l
building, etc. ThU farm vflH
close InsDection from one
other. Adjoining farm 1
vear for $80 an acre, wewui.
vou this nlace for about bU :
orlce of the adloinlng farm.
get busy. Hickman Courier Rl
What's become of the Sikeston St
Scutheastern R. R. proposition
from Sikeston to Hickman?
While driving in front of V
Carpenter's home Monday, tH
horse became frightened
nw.it Ihrnwlnis Mrs. W F
gomery and Walter McMorrayM
thebueev. Mrs. Montgomery'!
painfully bruised and has beeajl
fined to her bed since mai uJ 'I
McMurrav escaped uninjured
is thought bv Dr. Luten, tbe t
ing physician, that Mrs. Montgcs'J
sustained no Internal Injury,
she seems to suffer consider"
In her left side.
No. 38-Fine 440 acre stock ftj
In MU.tmtnni oountv. Mo , hH'J
sets of houses on it, together 1
other Improvement!. I
ni.ar- ,. tn Umber 390 acrerl
tected by the new government W
Owner is cutting five crop i
on this place each year, andtw 1
you an Idea of Its fertility. H
reautiy lor i.ou a
very reasonable. Hickman