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Come to "The North Pole Fount"
md quench your
f our delicious
Mint Lime Ades
r any otner "old
a I Mil
ian. Ever drink a Jersey Cream?
laven't? Well, jusl come in and
Try the New
)ause we handle
"he Hickman Drug Co.
On the Streets
McGee, of McKenzIe,
; of Mrs. S. L. Doddi.
F. Remley has returued
to friends in Columbus
ttie Linder, of Jordan,
Lillian Choate this
White Berry, of
ic guest of Miss Oottie
: be something doing all
jrday at Smith Si Am-
aant department will be
ee Saturday, at Smith &
lie Theldkeld, of Wood-
her brother, Harry
and wife, Sunday.
Cunningham, of Clin-
f; writes: "I could not
rithcut the old Courier."
ettie Jackson and Mrs.
in and children, of Clin-
guests of their sister,
Johnson was called to
Tenn., Wednesday, to
Lof her father, Dr. J. B.
is quite ill. She was
by herneice Miss Lutie
ly Kobblns returned to
Mayfield, Sunday night
to Mrs. M. Amberg.
: Charleston, (Mo.) pap-
The most amusing and
thing we have heard re-
I the oreanizition of 25
era of Cape Girardeau
ose, they say, of promot-
nice and good order of
tiding in the enforcement
land ordinances remilat-
i of liquor traffic. This
new departure and the
irs must think the end of
,1s near at hand. The
men who make drunkards
crime and misery, car-
I such declarations is as
lis it would be for the dev-
in Furniture Go.
in, ; Kentucky
tl0phQH9 No, se
thirst with one
I M I a
aae" Known to
Tass Glasier is in Fulton.
Fresh Turnip Seed. Hickman
W. G. Reynolds, of Union City,
was in the city Tuesday.
Attend the gun shoot at the W.
0. W. Barbecue and rally August
Sam Salmon has returned from
Hales Point,' where he has been
Miss Pauline Jones, of Kenton,
Tenn., is the guest of Miss Dottie
Quite a number from here attend
ed the barbecue at Woodland Mills
C. L. Walker went to Ashport,
and Hales Point, Tuesday, on busi
ness for the company.
Miises Edna Carpenter and Lil
lian Choate are visiting Miss Cecil
Barnes at Three States.
Mrs. Florence Faris has returned
from a visit to Mrs. May McKinney
at Paducah, and relatives in Louis
ville. Miss Lily Hubbard and Ascher
Kennedy, Miss Icy Hale and Henry
Sanger, Miss Louis; Atwood and
Guy Hale, Miss Mayme Naylor and
Oce Harris, Miss Virginia Prather
and Ferdie Maddox, Miss Bonnie
Carpenter and Arch DeBow, Miss
Lqto Cavil t and John Meacham,
Mrs. Ed Prather and Drew Luten
attended the Ice Ceeam supper
Thursday night at Mt. Zion.
H. Ligon was here first of the
week from Union City, an1 while
here placed an ad for the Ligon
Furniture Co., of that city, to run
until the first of January. This is
one of Union City's most enter
prising firms and firm believers in
advertising. Don't fail to look for
their ads as from time to time some
exceptional bargains will be offered.
The story la told ot aa actor, popu
lar with the matinee glrU, who Is be
set by the (ear of being thought oldur
than he It.
Tbe last time this player was luter
viewed It was by a young woman im
porter (or pne ot the dailies. She
wished to get hla views touching the
condition of the drama, a aubject the
actor was not particularly desirous of
"I'm not aura," said the young wotn
aa, laughingly, "whether I'm really
finding out what you think. You ought
to bo frank, for your eyes are gray
"Prematurely so, I assure you, my
dear young woman," the player
aaatened to Interject Uarper's
Nice Old Gent My boy, don't you
know it's wrong to smoke cigarettes J
Small Boy Yessir.
N. 0. 0.- Then why do you per
sist in doing it?
Small Boy I ain't persutiu'; my
pa'll feel so bad about it that he
won't lick me far goiu' swimuilu'
Fatty Oete flay.
Fatty In fooling- around with Ruth
I will Knot tall what I saw Frldar
It waa enuf though I malt a raa put
Fat aa tha Plckelest friend la thee
why doesn't ha git a Girl of hla own,
leylnir tha Won that I Worship alonat
laat Frldar night I gist happened 1 B
up by HER houaa aaalna what I cood
while I wua fooling around on the
I aeen a Feller r-o by with a Lase.
next thin they walked through tha
Light In plain alto
Ha wui Fat Urown and thea Ourl wui
Saturday Fat bought a Valentine, too
It wui a Hart with a Dart sticking
"who are yaw aendlng- It 1, Fa IT" I aJ.
"nerer yew mind," ad he, ahaklng- hla
when I went oyer I play with Stub
there wui Fat'a Valentine, Saturday
what do yew think of thee Nerve of
loving ml CJurl Klat 1 ktek up a muaiT
there wui turn Valenttnee down at thee
I herr that Fatty la feeling- quite Sore.
"Say, did yew aeod me a Cornier' he
"never yew tnlad." aed t, ahaklng ml
o o o
Close to Shore.
Seldom believe a widow wbea aha
says she never has been kissed.
It Is always urprlslng how much
tougher than Willie la tbe boy, next
No matter how crowded the street
car, there Is always room for the
Some people who would scorn to tell
a He, can look a whopper without ever
raising a blush.
Schemes are numbered as the stars,
but there Is born among all of these
only an occasional moon of suecesa.
it it it
Doesn't It make a maa feel UkS a
colt to And five dollars In a suit of
clothes he didn't know he had. Yee, I
know I mean the suit
1t it it
It life Is a weary grind, the same
thing day after day, try buttoning the
other end of your collar first for a few
mornings and change the monotony.
A Chicago writer says the time la
coming when fair women no longer
will care for fashionable Easter hats.
What a shame to speak thus disre
spectfully of the doad.
it it it
Every newly married man should
remember that It Is Just aa cheap to
send a ton-word telegram to "dearie"
as a seven-word. To send soven In
stead ot ten Is to Invite needless
trouble Go the limit, young man
especially during the first few years.
After that, don't telegraph wrltel
r A V
I am growing weary of being de
pendent upon my pen or, I mean my
typewriter, and I think I shall Invent
a hook for buttoning ladles' gowns. I
refer particularly to gowns that but
ton up the back and ladles who have
no maids or hubbies to button 'em up.
it it it
Isn't It tough these cold nights. Just
after you have warmed the bed, to re
member yon have left the electric
light turned on In the collar, or the
draught wide open In the furnace?
Then you get up and go downstairs
In your nighty to fix It. Out Isn't It a
blamed sight tougher to go down and
find everything all right, after all?
Imagination Is a gTeat disturber of
o o o
Items from Splnks' Corners.
The dicker for the anil uv the weakly
Clarion from Editor Eton Sprtngited to
Arenas Clegg, the well-known llttererylat
ot this mldit, ain't cum to no had yet
the hitch beln' on the offla cat, Eben
wants to put her In at a dime an' ye
correspondent la holdln' out fer a nickel,
If a compermlxa ain't affected afore the
lth Inst, a board of arbertraahun may be
called in., ..Last Sunday moral n' at the M,
K. meetln' house Mlaa Lutle Toots sung
"Jayrusalem" by request. Quire leader
Purkatt requestln' her to quit after the
1st verse & on Monday sent her a ball of
putty by mall to whttch waa tide a tag
readln "To putty up the orack In your
voice with." It give her hyaterlcks an'
aha ain't bin able to (111 her Job sortln'
at the apple dryer since. She si aha
aung opratlck but them as heerd her aay
aha aung rheumaUck... .Grandma Butts
took a overdose of slippery ellum fer her
blood a few days alnts an' now they haff
to ty her In bed nlghta to keep her from
sllppln' out In her aleep an' freesln' to
de Hi..., Dal Pepper run over a rabbit with
hla bobaled tother day A aaya it wus the
qutckeat hare cut ha aver seen. A. Clem,
Car., per Harlan Dabcook.
All kinds turnip seed. Hickman
Mud Creek Bridge Aug. 12, W.
0. W. Rally.
T. N. Smith, candidate for Coun
ty Attorney, is In town today,
Engraved cards and embossed
stationery and cards of every de
scription at this office,
I. i V M 1
Miss Sadie Amberg Dead.
One of the saddest deaths to oc
cur in Hickman in many years, was
that of Miss Sadie Amberg, who died
at St. Mary's Hospital, Nashville,
Tenn., at 5 :J0 yesterday afternoon,
after undergoing an operation for
She was taken suddenly ill Mon
day night, and after a consultation
of the Attending physicians, it was
deemed belt to take her to Nash
ville, Tuesday mo'nlng, where an
operation could bi performed if she
did not get relief. At midnight
Tuesday the physicians concluded
an operation was necessary. After
they discovered the full extent of
her trouble which necessitated the
use of the knife more than they had
anticipated little hope of her re
covery was entertained. All that
loving friends could do for her was
done, but she gradually sank until
life went out at 5 :30 Wednesday
afternoon. The remains were
brought to Hickman this morning.
Tnere was, rfbt a lady in Fulton
county more universally loved nor
held in higher esteem than Miss
Sadie. For fourteen years she had
been Assistant Cashier of the Hick
man Bank, and had the confidence
and good will of everyone. Besides
being a model Christian woman, she
possessed those traits of character
which appeal to the admiration of
all classes and ages always pleas
ant, genial and unchanging. Every
day of her life she was the same
gentle, kind and considerate lady.
To say that she will be missed in
both business and social circles, is
putting it mildly. Her friendi who
only a few days since saw her in her
wonted place, always cheerful and
happy can hatdly realize that she
is gone from them forever.
Miss Sadie was thirty-four years
old, and is survived by her mother,
Mrs. M. Amberg, and two sisters
Miss Lizzie and Mrs. R. G. Robbins,
the latter residing at Mayfield.
The fuheral services will be con
ducted by Rev. Turkington at the
residence at 5 o'clock this afternoon
and in accordance with Miss Sadie's
request, burial will take place at the
city cemetery at sunset. Even as
the sun In its glory leaves the world
to darkness, so does the passing of
this beautiful life leave sorrow in
tbe hearts of her countless friends.
Our sympathy is ex' ended to the
sad friends and bereaved family.
Soldiers Rout Nightriders.
Nightriders, for the first time,
gave the soldiers battle at the
home of Henry Bennett, one mile
from Dycusburg, early Friday morn
ing. About 40 night riders, expect
ing to find Bennett unprotected and
kill him, were surprised by eight sol
diers and the night riders opened fire.
It was returned and the soldiers
pursued the attacking party in run
ning fight until they were lost in the
datkness. So, far as known there
were no casualties. .
Bennett was whipped last winter,
and he recognized several of his
assailants, who also burned his barn.
He has ' threatened to "turn them
up," and they have made three
distinct attacks on him. Friday
night the soldiers were in Dycus
burg as no trouble was feared. Ear
ly in the evening four strangers
were seen about Bennett's home and
the soldiers were hastily summoned.
The night riders, when they learned
they were discovered, fired on the
soldiers and about 100 shots were
exchanged before the riders disap
peared in a woodland,
Eight soldiers have been guarding
Bennett's home since he was whipped
a few mcnths ago.
A number of Hickman's baseball
ists went to Columbus Tuesday and
got 'walloped". The score was
16 to 5, A more extended obituary
of their defeat is unnecessary.
Turnip seed just received.
Hickman Drug Co., Inc.
T nut was seiutows TSI
oamisa li uon ran sua
aaoAMa tin wtu an sots
vaa 0OMnMouk-Arrs.il ami
wviik roa a waois teak.
A Remarkable Patient.
New York. Blinded by bis own
hand, living for four years without
,tastig food orwearlng outer cloth
lag, Oliver Curtis Perry, whose train
robbing exploits in 1892 startled the
country by their boldness and novel
methods, is declared by Insanity ex
perts to be the most remarkable pa
tient In the state hospital for the
Perry declares he will never take
a bite of food or wear a stitch of
clothes while he Is in the Dannomora
hospital, and Drs. North, Townsend
and McDonald, his physicians, believe
him. Since November 19, 1903, Perry
has received nourishment through a
tube, not because it is necessary but
simply because he has determined to
die rather than to eat the regular
The prisoner is classed among the
Insane, but he declares he has a mo
tive for his actions. His refusal to be
clad and to feed himself in the fashion
customary, in Dannemora is not a
mania, he argues, but is merely a bit
of stubbornness aimed at what he de
scribes as unfairness, and he adds that
if the taking of food and the wearing
of clothes will establish his sanity In
the opinion of experts and get him
transferred to a regular prison hs
will eat solid food and clothe himself
He objects to being treated unfairly,
he says, and this Is the baala for hit
Ills action In blinding himself, Id
Its Inexplicable self-torture, he aa
crlbes to another motive. His family
had deserted hlm he says, and he
wanted them to. come to see him. Ha
assumed tbr.t his father would see
the reports of his strange action and
would hasten to his cell Days passed
without -bringing hla parents to his
Perry In His Prison Garb.
side and be completed the painful
task: of blinding himself which ho had
only partly accomplished on his first
Only 42 years old, In the prime of
!health and strangely enough gaining
In strength until he has become as
sinewy aa a trained athlete despite
his peculiar regimen, Perry Elves Indi
cation of long life. Seated in bis cell,
partly covered with a blanket, ho told
a reporter his reasons for his acta.
"It Is the greatest regret of my Hfo
that 1 blinded myself," ho said. "I
fixed up a machine which when heat
ed dropped two sharp pointed
weights into my eyea. I had taken
opium until the pain was deadened,
and when I woke up I couldn't see at
all A little light came into thorn,
however, and when my father still
failed to come to mo I decided to
complete my blindness. This time I
got an electric light bulb, crushed
It up small and rubbed tho pieces
Into my eyes.
"That left mo entirely blind, but I
never heard from my father, and now
I am cut off from sight of tho world.
I don't bco why they won't let me go
free now. I could not do anything
criminal It I got out, and all I could
hope for would be to go away some
wbero and mako a living by selling
pencils or trinkets like other blind
For weokB prior to November 19,
1903, Perry had complained of tha
food that had been given him, and as
a climax ho declared that It certain
things were not included In his menu
he would starve himself to death. His
threat was not taken seriously, but
when 11 days passed and ho still ad
hered to hla determination artificial
means were resorted to. Since then
all his food has been administered
through a rubber tube, His weight
had decreased from 180 to ISO pounds,
but the loss has stneo been mado up.
A week after he stopped eating
Perry turo his prison suit to shreds,
ripped his shoes to pieces, and an
nounced that until a suit ot respect
able cut and texture waa given to
him he would wear none. Since
then he has worn neither coat nor
trousers, and nothing more that a
blanket has covered hla shoulders.
Even that protection he uses only on
No man ever succeeded In walking
oae way when he was looking another.
Tel. No, 4 for groceries.
Miss Dora Smith, County Superin
tendent, tells us that the amount
eich child of school age in Fulton
County is allowed is $3,61, or 19c
more than it was last year,
Caught In Virginia.
A special from Fulton sy Chief
of Police W. Y. Eaker returned this
morning from Parkersburg, W.
Va., where he went to assume
custody of S. C. Bullard, former
bookkeeper and cashier of McDowell
Franklin Dry Goods Co., who is
charged with appropriating $800 of
the firm's money.
Young Bull.ird disappeard one
Saturday night and his absence was
not discovered unlil the following
Monday. So effectively did he
cover his tracks that no clew to his
whereabouts was discovered untill
he was placed under arrest in Vir
ginia. Bullard is but a youth and
has a young wife. Both stood high
in Fulton and enjoyed the confidence
of the community.
Elect New Cashier.
The board of directors of the
Hickman Bank met yesterday and
elected Clarence Reed as cashier of
this institution to fill the vacancy
caused by the resignation of C. P.
Mr. Reed is an old Fulton boy,
but for two years past has been em
ployed in a bank at Dyersburg,
Tenn. He was raised between
Cayce and Fulton, and is well known
in the county, having received his
early training in a Fulton bank. He
is a son of W. P. Reed, of Fulton,
and Is about 24 years of age.
Tuesday evening, Miss Dottie
Davidson i entertained a large num
ber of friends in honor of her visitor,
Miss Pauline- Jones, of Kenton,
Tenn. A drawing contest, in which
the pictures were drawn to illustrate
the names of songs was an interest
ing feature. A feature that was the
source of much amusement was a
telegram contest. The letters nt
Miss Jones name were taken, in or
der, and telegrams written, and
then telegrams read out, many of
them being very unique. Miss
Louis McConnell, of Jordan, and
Miss Mary White Berry, of Mem
phis, and Messrs. Richard Saunders
of. Woodland and DeBow Crenshaw
were out-of-town guests. A two
course menu, consisting of salad
course and cream and cake, was
served. Music and vocal music by
Miss Davidson and Miss Lily Hub
bard was enjoyed.
At a meeting in Paducah last
week of the Republican county chair
men of the First district, J. C.
Speight was elected campaign com
mittee chairman and H. L. Ander
son was also elected secretary of
the congressional committee of which
Mr. Speight is chairman. The con
test over the chairmanship of Callo
way connty was settled in favor o
Postmaster A. Downs.
Mrs. Tom Holcombe and baby
have returned to Greenville Miss.,
after a visit to Dr. Holcombe. N.
Holcombe accompained her as far
Erie Johnson, of the N. C. & St.
L. office at this place, left today
for Anaconda, Mont , and other
western points to be gone about a
Cayce Camp No. 46, W. O. W.,
will give a barbecue and rally at
Mud Creek Bridge Aug. 12. Be
sure and attend. Best time of the
Alex. Naifeh left today for a
three weeks vacation at Boston,
New York, Niagara Falls, and other
Today is the last day the sprink
ler will run, unless those Indebted
to Mose Barkett square up their
J. H. Russell returned to Green
ville, Miss., this morning, after
several days visit with friends in
W. O. W. Barbecue at Mud
Creek Bridge Aug. 12. County
candidates will speak.
Miss Phlllis Carter, of Cincinnati,
will arrive to-morrow to visit Miss
A. C. McDaniel left for Fulton
Mrs. J. T. Stephens is on the sick
Threlkeld's that's the place.