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Death at Moscow.
Mrs. Annie Stuck! Mosier died at
her home in Moscow Mednesday
morning, at the age of 71 years,
9 months and 4 days. Mrs. Mosier
was born in Germany on April 23,
1837, and was married there in 1857
to Samuel Mosier, now deceased.
They came to America in 1865,
and lived in or near Moscow for
The funeral and burial took place
at Harmony, Rev. J. S. Dean of the
Christian church conducting the
services. Mrs. Mosier had been a
member of the Lutheran church
since she was 16 years old, and was
one of the truest and kindest and
most beloved of women. She was
universally esteemed by her neigh
bors and acquaintances in Moscow
and her death caused a general feel
ing of sorrow In that community.
She is survived by four sons and
four daughters, all of whom, except
one, live in Hickman county, name
ly; Albert, John, Will and Fred
Mosier, Mrs. R. R. Goodrum, Mrs.
Louis Ramer, Mrs. Lawrence Rober
son (of Arlington) and Miss Lizzie
P. J. Freni, in renewing for the
Courier another year, says "I like
your stop-when-the-time-ls-out poli
cy. It is strictly business and right."
Mr. Frenz has been a constant read
er of the Courier for morethan forty
Illinois Is considering the passage
of a bill creating the position of
state fire Marshall at $3,000, with
two assistants. This office, created
In Kentucky several years ago, to
add another needed political berth,
has never been of any real benefit to
the State and is a mere sinecure.
Illinois may create an office with real
duties to perform, but the position
of state fire marshal In Kentucky Is
one of the useless offices.
Show Called Off.
Manager Dillon received a mes
sage yesterday stating that the com
pany playing "Dan Cupid" would be
unable to fill their engagement at
Hickman, Feb. 8th, on account of
However, the Frank Dudley Co.
will be here on Feb. 11-12-13, Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday.
This is a good company.
The New Cash Store.
On March 20th, precinct commit
teemen will be selected to attend a
convention at Clinton on the 24th
which is to nominate a candidate for
the Representative from this district.
We admonish the people of the coun
ty to use diligence in their instruc
tion. Theoretically it is just an
ordinary convention practically,
there'll be "a nigger In the wood
pile." See to it that a capable nan
gets the nomination, and not a poli
tical hod-carrier, who will sneeze
every time "the power behind the
throne" takes snuff. There's an
undercurrent to the political situa
tion just now that needs the atten
tion of the citizen as well as the
In the case of Julian Choate
against the I. C. railroad, at Fulton
last week the jury found in favor of
the plaintiff, awarding him SI 16, the
amount he sued for.
Services neztJSunday morning and
evening. At 11 a. m. the pastor
will deliver a sermon. His text,
"Without the Shedding of Blood
there is no Remission of Sins.''
A cordial invitation is extended to
all friends to come out and hear this
Sunday school at .9:45 a. m.
Harness. Farmers Hdw. Co.
One Thing we Need.
What this country needs is more
men on the bench like Judge Landls,
of Chicago. A man who Isn't afraid
to pass sentence on a monster cor
poration no more than he would a
beggar, who had stolen a loaf of
bread There is no doubting the
fact that the larger the litigant's
roll, the smaller the punishment
given him, as a general rule. But
Landis socked the' harpoon into the
Standard Oil octupus to the tune of
$29,000,000, although he had noth-,
iog against the company more than
the enforcement of law, and this
proves to the Courier that he is one
man in a million with the nerve to
pronounce sentence in the face of
such a great array of legal talent
and so much money.
Judge Landis recently gave an
accused man the minimum sentence
of sixty days in the house of correc
tion. That, however, is not the in
teresting part of the story which is in
volved in subsequent proceedings.
From the Chicago Record-Herald
report the following is taken.
The prisoner turned away from
the bench to the deputy marshal
waiting to take him to jail. He
turned his coat collar up around his
"Aronson," exclaimed the court
sharply, "where's your overcoat?
"Your honor," said the "white
slaver," "I ain't got none. That
was one of the first things I soaked
when I come to Chicago."
"Bailiff,'' said the judge, "get
mine and give it to him. Now gen
tlemen," he added, turning to the
lawyers, "we'll proceed with the
An hour later Judge Landiss thin
figure was breasting the breeze that
tore down Dearborn street.
"Hi, there, Judge," shouted a
friend, "where's your overcoat?"
" I used It to light a fire."
"Used it to light a fire?"
"Yes," said Judge Landis, "I us
ed it to light a fire to keep warm in
side of me the spirit of charity that
life in a great city Chicago tends to
And his friend was still gazing at
him in astoniihment when he jumped
on his car.
Would that in every section of our
country and in every corner of the
world there were more such fires as
Judge Landis lighted when he gave
his raiment to the poor. A simple
act, Indeed, on the part of this fed
eral judge, but it is of the kind that
makes the heart beat faster.
The New Cash Store.
Dishes. Farmers Hdw. Co.
Motion pictures every night at the
R. T. Tyler was in Mayfield,
Cash will buy good merchandise
at low prices.
Miss Mattie Holcome has return
ed to Mayfield.
The ground hog certainly saw his
Mrs. J. T. Plummer was on the
sick list last week.
All kinds of farm machinery.
Farmers Hdw. Co.
Mrs. John Ryan was on the sick
list first of this week.
Miss Stella Salmon has returned
from a visit in Nashville.
The Courier can find a buyer for
your real estate. See us.
Mrs. John Klstner is very sick at
her home In West Hickman.
FOR RENT Office, front room
over new barber shop. Apply to C.
Mrs. Mary Sarrett, of East Hick
man, has recovered from a two
The Embroidery Club will be
entertained by Mrs. H. N. Cowgill,
Feb, 11 Dudley stock Co.,
Opera House, Hickman, "Because
She Loved Him So."
Miss Mary McDanlel has entered
the State Normal, at Bowling Green,
and will be there in school until
John Bradberry has returned from
Tiptonville, where he has been in
the interest of the Hickman Bottling
Bring Her With Youl
WOMEN know better than men what is good qua
lity in Cloth. They know a pure wool fabric
when they see it, end they have good taste too
in the selection of fabric, design and color. That is why
we like you to Bring Her With You when you want
to buy a new suit or overcoat. Ask for the International
genuine, all wool line, and put the question of worth to
her. International quality can stand the severest test
aye-the test even of a bargain-hunting lady.
BRING HER WITH YOU.
MILLET & NAYLOR
Emily Rebecca Johnson.
Emily Rebecca Johnson was born
in Butler County, Ky., on the 21st
day of July, 1817, and departed this
life at the residence of her son Her
schel P. Johnson, in Cayce, Fulton
County, Ky., on the 23d day of Janu
ary, 1909, aged ninety one years,
six months and two days.
She was the daughter of Jeremiah
and Susan Shelton. Her father was
a pioneer Primitive Baptist minister,
who moved with his family from
Butler County to Graves County in
1820, settling a few miles east of
Mayfield, where he resided until
1829, when he moved to Weakley
County, Tenn., near Dukedom.
Here she grew to womanhood, strong
in body, mind and chancier. When
only sixteen years of age, in 1833,
she joined the Primitive Baptist
church at Bethel, in Graves County,
but subsequently, on Saturday, be
fore the first Sunday in July, 1838,
she united by letter with the church
at Mud Creek in Fulton County, and
she remained a consistent and devot
ed member of this congregation un
til her death.
On the 1st day of October, 1841,
she was united in marriage to Wm.
W. Johnson, of Fulton County, Elder
Silas Cavender being the officiating
clergyman. She lived happily with
her iiusband, on a farm near Cayce,
until his death which occurred on
the 20th day of April, 1892. She
was the mother of ten children, sev
en of whom survive her, as follows :
Jerry T. Johnson, Fultcn Co., Ky.
James C. Johnson, Mississippi.
f Henry L. Johnson, Fulton Co. Ky.
Presley W. Johnson, Union City,
Anna E. Russell, Obion Co., Tenn.
Samuel W. Johnson, Fulton Co.,
Herschel P. Johnson, Fulton Co.,
One 5on, Richard Boone, died sev
eral years ago, at the age of thirty
six, and two of her children, Arthur
and Augusta, died in infancy.
At the time of her death, she left
living twenty one grand children and
nine great grand children.
"Aunt Emily," as she was gener
ally known and affectionately called
by her many friends, was a remark
able woman. She was endowed with
a robust constitution, and strong
mind, which was cultivated in no
small degree. She was an attrac
tive and Interesting woman, always
kind and sympathetic. She was of
a devotional temperament, and was
devoted to her church, and remark
ably well versed in the Scriptures.
Her time and talents were not wast
ed in vain pursuits after the pleas
ures of this life. Hers was a long
and useful career of labor and self
sacrifice for the good of others. No
night was too dark or day too stormy
for her not to seek and comfort the
distressed or attend the sick. For
her kindness and benevolence the
Lord granted unto her a long life of
usefulness, and gave her health and
strength far beyond that allotted to
many others. So greatly was she
blessed in this particular, that she
kept house and did her own work
until she was eighty-four years of
For more than seventy five years
she was a faithful follower of Christ,
and the advancement of the Church
was her constant desire until she
fell asleep in Jesus.
Impressive funeral services were
conducted at the residence of her
baby boy, where she died, by Elder
K. M. Myatt, in the presence of a
large assembly of relatives and
friends. His text was Psalms 17-
15, "As for me, I will behold Thy
face in righteousness ; I shall be satis
fied when I awake with Thy like
ness." This text was selected, by
the minister at her request, as it
was one of her favorite passages of
Scripture. After the services were
concluded, her body was laid at rest
in the Johnson family grave yard.
Order the Courier today.
Every good dresser well knows
the house of Strauss Bros., Master
Tailors, Chicago, 111. Largest as
sortment of new woolens now being
shown by their exclusive local deal
er, E. R. Ellison. He is an experi
enced fitter and guarantees to please
YOU in style, fit, quality and price.
Serenade and Storm Party.
Several young people gathered at
the home of Oscar Asbelle, near
Cayce, Monday night, Feb. 1st, for
a serenade and storm party. Sever
al interesting games were played,
after which, to their surprise, he
having learned their plans, at 10 o'
clock led the way to a room, beauti
fully decorated, where ice cream,
cake and pop-corn candy were ser
ved. Those present were T. O. Asbell
and wife, Luther Hampton, wife and
little son, Harold, Homer Bondu
rant and wife, Misses Lottie Asbell,
Annie Cruce, Clara Payne, Elva
Bondurant, Mary Asbell, Messrs.
Waltace Koonce, Carlton Hall, A.
J. Burns, Grover Brown, Ben Brown
and J. D. Cruce.
Patrick Collins and Jim Wilson,
who robbed Williams grocery store
at Fultcn, were sentenced to four
years in'the penitentiary last week.
They will also serve two years
for jail-breaking, whfch happened in
Hickman, Thanksgiving Day.