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HICKMAN, FULTON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1909.
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a'1 1'1, 't rr.eet.ng now in pro
itv ."ly evidence of your
: i iays of sinfulness
s I i , : mucn piety ana
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ji : "w'.'ri Faith should
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1 ane .s to the house of God
I.' i'h day, and keep us
c 7f. .;-'. wnicn is tuoiairv
iu il l It should make us
.r rt.si.3nt to ood and men.
Memphis hotel managers have
agreed not to increase their rates
during the Confederate reunion, June
8, 9 and 10.
D. Marshall, the young man who
was last year sentenced to ten years
In the penitentiary from Graves coun
ty, and later transferred to the re
form school at Lexington, escaped
from the school and was arrested
Wednesday at his home near Potts
vllle and carried to the Eddville
When you want any public cause
served, to whom do you naturally
go? To the newspaper, of course.
You never think of asking a great
store or a factory to lend its influence.
Only the newspaper is expected to
devote its money and energy to serv
ing the public welfare. Houston
Motion pictures every night at the
The lips seldom speak what the
heart feels. When they are eloquent
they do not truly Interpret the heart,
for the heart that feels the most is
like a man trying to testify over the
grave of his dearest friend. His
utterance is chooked and his reason
Mississippi county is to nave a
model road from Charleston to Big
Lake, constructed under the supervi
sion of the U. S. government, but
but with local funds. Private parties
contribute half the money and the
county the other half. The road is
to be constructed of gumbo and sand
both of which are in abundance near
by. This kind of road is said by
government experts to rank very
close to gravel.
METHODIST CHURCH, HICKMAN, KY.
A great revival is now in progress at this church, under the
leadership of Evangelist G. A. Klein, of Brownsville, Tenn.
Blossoms Out In Our Store g
C We now present a display of B
. Hats ror present wear, lovely in their S
n suggestion of the coming spring.
Mushrooms, Turbans and countless other styles
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large or sman, as you piease; cnere s
no lack of variety.
For children we have the
Japanese and Panamas.
And you will find all these
newest things at greatly less prices
than you would expect.
SMITH & AMBERG
List your real estate property with
the Courier. It we don't sell it, it
thltsn't cost you a cent.
OU'RE going to be one of the best dressed men in town if you leave it
to us; and you're going to leave it to us as soon as we get a chance to
show you one of our
Hart Schaffner & Marx
fine suits, which are now ready to
look at and to wear.
We've a great line of these fa
mous clothes for you; in all the
newest cuts and fashions. The new
fabrics are very stunning; we'll show
you fancy weaves, black and blue.
You'll get big value here; suits
$ 1 8 to $40, other makes $ 1 0 to
Knee Suits for Boys the kind they all
want, made in knicker bocker and
straight style, the fabrics are very stun
ning, and the quality is the very best you
can find. Make your selection before
the stock is broken. Price $1.50 to $8,
SMITH & AMBERG
President Taft takes his seat
with the largest salary of any presi
dent in the history ot the republic.
He is now paid a salary of $75,000
a year, with S25.000 for expenses.
If to preach is obligation, so also
is to hear. Preaching was ordained
for the hearing. The real hearer
will heed. Only the earless half
hearer is unprofited by the preach
ing. Wake up and listen.
Twelve senators and seventy
seven representatives who have been
members of the sixtieth congress
will be absent when the roll of the
sixty-first congress is called when
the special session canvenes on the
Mrs. Minnie Naylor, son, Edgar,
and daughter, Miss Ethel, were here
this week and packed their house
hold goods and shipped them Wednesday-
to Hickman, Ky. where
they will make their future home.
East Prairie Eagle.
The fiscal court of Christian coun
ty has resisted the the request of the
County School Board of that county
to impose the tax levy for schools
under the new law passed by the
Legislature. The school board has
brought suit, which will eventually
go to the court of appeals.
Will Dawson and Miss Francis
Guilt, a young couple of the west
part of Graves county, were almost
drowned in a stream of high water
in their attempt to elope Saturday
night. He had just stolen the young
woman from her home and the bug
gy was overturned in a deep creek
in their efforts to reach Fulton.
Advance arrivals of spring goods
show that our merchants are wide
awake and have purchased largely
of seasonable merchandise in all
lines. It proves also that Hickman
is a desirable trading point and that
the prices and excellent selections
handled here hold the trade of the
surrounding country. Now, if we
just had hitch-racks for the con
venience of those who come here to
trade, everything would be lovely.
A Methodist lady on the hill says
that a boy can sit on a sled six
inches square tied to a wagon moving
nine miles and hour, but can't sit on
a sofa five minutes for a dollar.
A man can sit on an inch board and
1-ilL- nnlitlrs for three hours, but nut
him into a comfortable church pew
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tor 4U minutes mm nc gets nervous,
(hjMs nnd roes to sleeo. A man
can pouch his cheeks with tobacco
and the juice running aown ms cmn
feels good; but a hair in the butter
simply knocks him out completely.
The Southwest Kentuky Odd Fel
lows will celebrate at La Center on
April 26, 1909, and great prepara
tions are being made for the enter
tainment. Mrs. Percy Tones was the hostess
of a verv eniovable raffles nartv.
given Saturday evening to a large
numoer ot her friends. There were
six tables, and much interest put in
the progressive games. An aoDetiz-
ing salad course was served.
A scientist says that "if the earth
.was flattened the sea would be two
miles deep all over the world." Af
ter due meditation a Kansas editor
gives out the following: "If any
man is caught flattening out the
earth shoot him on the spot, and
don't be too blamed particulir what
spot, mere s a whoje lot of us in
Kansas that can't swim."
The Illinois Central Railroad
Company, won out before the State
Railroad Commission Wednesday in
a matter of citizens of Wingo, who
petitioned the commission to require
the railroad company to stop its fast
trains trom the bouth and boutbwest
at that station. Upon showing that
the company made all necessary stops
at the station and that its fast train
would miss New York connections
by even hesitating at Wingo, the
commission decided against the peti
tioners. A young Hickman drummer was
taking a vacation with his uncle in
the contry and was called upon to
ask the blessing, and not being
accustomed to it he promply tackled
the dithculty in the following words :
"We acknowledge the receipt of
your favor of this date. Allow us
to extend our gratitude for this ex
pression of god will. Trusting that
our house may merit your confidence
and have many orders from you this
fall, we are yours truly, amen."
The old man will say grace hearaf
ter. Everything is being reformed
these days everything except
housecleaning. Women still clean
houses in the same old way they did
in old Pharaoh's time. They still
leave tacks on the floor and buckets
of water where baby is sure to fall
into them and sweep the stairs down.
No one seems to have yet thought of
leaving the water on the floor, put
ting the tacks in the pail and sweep
ing the stairs up, throwing the resi
dum out of the garret window. No
one ever sends the windows down to
the laundry or puts eaude cologne on
the mop. But some day there will
arise a reformer in skirts and these
things will be attended to.