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Surpassing in loveliness any llko
event Uiat has transpired In this
place for n number of years past,
was tho niarrlngo of Air. W .L. Uulm
and Miss Ivcjr DuIJow, solemnized
In tho Methodist Episcopal church,
on Tuesday ovenlng, Oct. 1th. Itev.
E. K. Dransford, undo of tho bride,
officiating. This warring o wns u
beautiful culmination to a long nnd
faithful courtship, and many aro tho
friends who wish them bon voyago
on the matrimonial sea of llfo which
bids fair to bo calm und peaceful ul
ways, because of their thorough con
geniality and unwavering fidelity.
Tho brido Is tho eldest daughter
of Air. and Airs. A. Al. Dcliow, ono
of Hickman's prominent business luen
Air. Helm, oldest sou of tho lato
Itobert Helm. IJoth families among
tho first In standing und for years
Identified with tho growth aud prog
ress of tho town.
The pretty church, of which Airs.
Helm has been a member sluco ear
ly childhood, and for several years
Us efficient organist, (Mr. Helm
also possessing tho 'distinction of be
ing ono of Its stowards) was elabor
ately and tastily decorated, many
friends gladly contributing their ser
vices towards carrying Into effect tho
artistic ideas of tho contracting part
ies, and tho verdict from many Hps
was "beautiful indeed." The color
scheme of white and green was
charmingly brought out by tho soft
electric lights. Columns, uudurches
of v-nlte, entwined with tliu dainty
Ivy and asparagus vines, weru ar
ranged about tho altar rail and fes
toons of white tullo and ribbon
"love knots," decorated the center
arch under which the bridal pair
stood, wnllo within the railing pedes
tals and tabourettes held handsome
potted plants and cut flowers, mak
ing altogether a charming setting for
tho pretty ceremony. A quurtct com
posed of Airs. 11. N. Cowgtlf, Aim. A.
E. DeBow, Mrs. II. L. Ambers and
Rev. 11. C. Johnson announced tho
coming of the bridal party as they
advanced up the right aisle rendering
Lohengrin's beautiful bridal song and
took their places near the organ, at
which Miss Margurlto Fugua presid
ed. Following the ushers, Messrs. K.
T. Handle and A. E. Owen, caiua tho
attendant, Mr. Harold DoBow and
bridesmaid, Mlss'Virglnla Luten. Airs.
C. F. Baltzer, matron-of-honor aud
Miss BetUo DeBow, maid-of-honor
preceded tho little flowor girls,
Misses Anna Lynn Dodds and Helen
Rice, who walked before tho brido,
strewing rose leaves in her pathway
as she ascended tho aisle on the arm
of her father where sho was met at tho
altar by the groom and his "best
man," Mr. Jesso Helm. Tho bride, a
tall stately girl, looked regal Indeed
in her exquisite bridal gown of wblto
satin duchess, hand-embroidered, eu
train, her long veil of tullo caught
with valley lilies and carrying a show
er boquet of the same dainty flow
er. Mrs. Baltzer and Miss Luten wer
handsomely attired in white silk crepe
do chien with pearl hand trimmings,
whilo Allss Bettie DeBow looked tho
"charmer" sho was In a seafoum
shade of green silk mull with jewel
trimmings .all thrco carrying bouquets
of white roses, carnations and ferns
The gentlemen woro tho conven
Uonal black and wero at their best,
Mendelsohn's wedding march was
played by Miss Fuqua, and Air. J. H,
.Millet, as the bridal party left the
church passing from tho left aisle in
to tho main opening. A largo numbtc
of friends repaired to tho homo of
the brido, where a reception was held
until the "going away" hour. Con
gratulatlons and wellwlshes were of
fered with the refreshing drink, Reo
and the brldes-cako in which was con
cealed, a coin, ring and darning need'
la, cut, and much sport had over the
fato of tho "Bachelor Girls" (of
which club Miss DeBow was, a mem
ber) to whoso lot foil theso omens of
destiny. Alagnlficlent and costly was
tho display of wedding gifts, attest-
Inn to the esteem in which theso
young peoplo aro held. Air. and Aim.
Helm left on tho 10:30 train for New
Orleans and other soutl . rn points
They will be "at home" to their
lriendn a the resldenco of Air. J. E
jliqua, uncle of tho bride, aftor Oct.
The out-of-town guests wero Ales-
dames Porter Wcaks, and Commodoro
Brann, of Fulton, Airs. Williams, of
Nowborn, Tenn., Alessrs. T. 1. For-
tuno and Jesso Holm, of Memphis.
Rev, II. 0. Johnson, of Jackson, and
Rev. B. K. Bransford, of Lexington,
Three months subscription to the
Courter will cost you only 2Ec. Try
It three months, if you aro not al
ready taking it.
0. F. Baltzer went to Baducah
Tuesday night on business.
MUs Mlrana 'Wilson left Tuesday
Mrs. Uelle Williams, of Newborn,
Tenn., is the guest of J. . fuqua
awl foully thte week.
Oar cMUUnery 'Department
...Is Still the Store's Chief Point of Interest...
i . . PgSS-SSS J-X 1 IXl-liJ 1 1
You cannot realize the extent of the showing with
out a visit to the department. It is so thoroughly and en
tirely superior to any other display in Hickman and the
prices are so reasonable that you owe it to yourself to
visit us before purchasing elsewhere. If you haven't
seen our display you ought to this week. ,
Just opened a lot of the newest things in Belts,
Belt Pins, Combs, Brooches, Hat Pins, Barrettes, Buck
les, Hand Bags, Etc. A showing that will not fail to in
Alt the rage now I White Sweaters, Colored
Sweaters 1 Everyone who keeps abreast of the style
has a sweater. We are ihowlog a most attractive line
of ooth wool and cotton Sweaters for men, ladies and
Prices S1.00 to $5.00.
The following list but indicates the lrr
that await your inspection. There are Bndi, t-hJ
ered and gold threaded ; Jet, in all style and Lei,'
gold and silver beading. Medallions and t&wt Ja
innumerable other designs and effects, at pticn ,u
reach of all. ' a
Our Stock of
Hosiery is Ready
Ladles fleeced and cotton ribbed
vests, pants and union suits, priced
at 25c, 35c and 60c
Ladles flno lisle thread garments
and union suits, at '..11.00
Ladles Wool Union Suits, med
ium weight, silk finished, at....l.G0
Chlldrcns Vests and Pants fleeced
lined and cotton ribbed, Rood values
at 25c, 35c, 60c
Chlldrcns Union Suits, extra val
ues, heavy fleeced, at ....35c to COc
Boys Union Suits, very heavy
fleeced, an excellent value at.. GOc
For Ladles and Children wo nro
showing tho "Cadet" Hose, tho best
hoso on tho market, at 25c
Other qualities at. .10c, 20c up to 7G
Wo aro showing a completo lino
of Blankets from tho cotton 9-4 to
tho largo slzo all wool Blankets.
Prices ranging from ....GOc to $10.00
Practical Coats for Every Purpose
"JJTSUALLY a woman knows about what
kind of coat she wants die particular
style coloringthe uses she'll have for it.
To fill the wants of everyone, we keep
coats of all kinds.
They are carefully chosen styles, a little
money will do wonders, get so useful a
model that at the end of the season, you
will say "I certainly got the utmost for my
money from that."
The coat you have in mind, we
have in stock
Clothing women fashionably and sensibly is one
tiling we make a specialty.
Come in and see these styles in fancy mixtures.
See hoy easily you can find exactly what you want.
These coats have so many uses you can practically
live in-them. You will remember the service they
give long after you forget what they cost.
$5.00 to $25.00
- $13.50 to $30.00
You can ararcrlr Imiulne bo
brooming thla atyle li with the plalta
extending over the aboulder nndltlie
flttrd buck with mnnr crnm. '
Coats - -Ladies
Children s Cloaks
You will find here a large nnd well selected stock of coats for children of all
ages, Bear skins in all colors for the little chaps, fancy mixtures and. solid colors for
the older children. Prices range from P $1.50 to $15.00
, All tho moit popular pte in
cluded In our holii
Mercerized row is pwn
strlpo doalcti. in eury new lUfc,
nt a yard .... ItfciaJSt
Mercerized Ifcngaliti.s urj pep.
ular fabric In all the . int n,i4n,
at a yard (k.
i'anamas and 8rc-s i cooafefe
lino In all popular biJ- and hih.
at per ynrd ... x (u tu IH
Wo allow nearly all praiuitl ut
ea and coloring not found m in' mi
er Hickman store
Mojres, plain and fan.
At 'Xf i " and Hit
Ilungallma. In all d airab! tUi.
at per yard H-M
McMAllnet, plain and pin atrip
at 1M to list
rjomar Silks, In raliin cituM,
lavender and all fancy abide,
Lorralno Sllki, plain and itrlpoi, 1
bluo and green colon", at a yd 5
Illaclc Taffeta, eiolkut qiuMUrt.
nt II CO, II 1' I"
SMITH & AMBERG
NEW BOAT LINE.
Messrs, Dennlo and Sweeney, two
gentlemen representing tho Mlsslsslp
pi Valley Transportation Co., a now
boat lino to bo established on tho
Mississippi rivor aud tributaries and
capitalized at 110,000,000 ,aro hero
Interviewing our citizens rolatlvo to
their interest in this proposed mam
moth concern. Wo aro glad to say
that our business men aro giving
theso gentlemen encouragement and
purchasing some of tho stock
which is being sold mnlnly to pro
cure local interest In local towns.
They propose lo build towboats and
barges that will draw only 30 Inchos
of water for tho Ohio and smaller
streams, Theso will bo constructed
on models different from anything
over seen in U. B, waters, and cop
led somewhat from tho Gorman sys
tern now used In their shallow streams
and will bo all steel. Their linos
will bo from tho great lakes to Eu.
ropo. Thoy will guarantee their pas
sengers boats to run from St. Louis
to Memphis in 20 hours, and to bo
as elaborate and comfortable as any
Workingmon's Lots !
G. B. Bond's Addition
to West Hickman
The beat located and Cheap
eat propert you can buy,
Will make EASY TERMS. Lota
aold to WHITE PEOPLE ONLY.
See me at the Oil Mill.
G. B. Bond.
It is a part of tba company's ur
rangoments to mako Hlckiunn ono of
tho most Important cKIch on their
lino between St. Louis and Now Or
leans; that is to say, putting In con
creto wharfs, derricks, etc., almost
as good as will bo found at fit. Louis,
for tho reason that thoy expect thous
ands of tons of freight to como
through Hickman from tho largo In
terior territory, It being tho advanlng
eous point for distribution.
Thoy also oxpect to rcduco tho pres
ent freight rates from 25 to 30 per
cent. This will mean moro to Hick
man than n half-dozen dinky railroads
and should bo heartily encouraged
by our people. This Is stating tho
proposition In briof, but tba agents
aro hero and will be glad to explain
any details that our ruadors may de
sire. More on this subject later.
Mru, It. II. Goalder and baby have
returned to Avonuo, Ark., aftor un
extended visit hero with Mrs. J. W.
Illand and other relatives.
Mrs, C. C. Smith gave a delight
ful entertainment last Thursday oven
Ing In honor of Miss Ivoy Wellow
Tho guests wero members of tho
"Ilachelor Olrls Club," of which club
Miss ItoUow Is a member, and a few
outside of that club, Tho houso was
tastefully decorated In ropes of
nsparagu6 fern, cut flowers, and
growing plants, Tho guests first as
somblcd In tho parlor, where thoy
spent an hour lu pleasant, lively
conversation. Then all became In
tcrestcd In a guessing contest, follow
ed by a gamo in which there was
much fun, Itelug Invited luto tho
pretty dining room, refreshments,
which consisted of u salad course,
und cako and shorbert, wero scrvod.
ileforo leaving the dining room, tho
hostess presented each ono with o
beuuttful souvenir. To tho married
"Dachelor Olrls" sho gave a lovely
plate, to tho others, sho gave a shell-
shaped cup and saucer. Wo all
went gayly homo with tho sound of
marriage bells lu our ears ringing
in tho distance. A. Quest.
R. fl. HCN ON AGAIN.
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Krom a Muinpuw pi
following. . , ,
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nmnH Irrlm tbat the
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road Co.. are th- rm-j
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urday lo Jno 1' " '
Tho road Has ' "a,
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mu runu ...1,1,
. i ..Inn mr .
proving the old lino from
to Tlptonvllie m
tloiiH that i ..- - . Vl(
fldence In tho nto
. .ali I rUaU-
wc sco the ne . B cos
coming Into I.k.
douco will bo ret
Ascnor ,he sun
amlnatlou In Pbsrwacr