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TAFT'S VISIT TO HICKMAN.
.Mines Hlonn Jr,
joaopti U. Murphy.
i arry, anions others, tlio following:
H i Excellency Scnor Don Francis-
I, vim do la Harm, Ambassador
t ca Mexico,
ins Excellency Senor Doctor Ho-
, ,,, Knplnoso, Minister from Nloa-
n s Kxcelloncy Scnor. Doctor I.nl
.. Jo Horrnto, MlnUter from (laiito-
)i Kxcelli-ncy Scnor Don a C.
.wiiii nn, Minister from Panama.
) a Kicellenoy General Carton dra
, it. Mlnlstor from Cuhn.
i i s Kicellenoy Sunor Don Jontulm
i !.,r a Cairo, Mlnlitor from Costa
I i Kxcelloncy Benor Don Ketlorl
Minister from Salvador.
u ii.il Ceorgo II. llhlor, Super-
b Inspector General of Httnm
V els St. lJUis.
nold Hlmnklln, Consul General
'I hi Honorabla John Ilarrott, Direct
l uf the International Dureati of
W ri' an Republics.
hrr.st 11. KllslnKor. prosldont I-atln-
ii' an and Foreign Trades Asso
t .v ca of St. Louis.
Jjftph J Dunn, Inspector of Steam
Vr: .s at St. Iouta.
Steamer St. Paul.
lurrying Governors of Stntrs, for
i , diplomats, newspaper men and
t sH tho party Inoludlng tho follow
1 z UiTcrnors:
( cr 11 H. Comer, of Alabama.
t..r G W. Donajjhcy, Arkansas.
jct P 8 Donoon, of Illinois.
Ocr T R Marshall, of Indiana.
0:r A E. Willson, of Kentucky.
Oct J K Sanders, of Ioulann.
U v T M Warner, of Michigan.
Oct E. V Noel, of Mississippi.
(.or II 8. Hadloy. of Missouri.
Ur V C. Shallcnbcrsnr, Nebraska.
l,.v J V Kort, of Now Jersey.
Ocr G Curry, of Now Mexico.
0. T It S Vesscy, of South Dakota.
( .r M It, rattonton, Tennessee.
f jt T M. Campbell, of Texas,
t.-r U H l'routy, of Vermont,
t.cr M I'. Ansel South Carolina,
dcr II 11. Qulnby, New Hampshire
Ccr J V Shafroth, of Colorado.
1. ;r W It. Stubbs, of Kansas,
(or 11 II. Ilrooks, of Idaho,
(.or M B. Hay, of Washington.
Car It E. Sloan, of Arizona,
(.cr J llurke, of North Dakota.
Cjv P H. Weeks, of Connotlcut.
t.;r r II. Carrol, of lown.
Gcr J O Davidson, of Wisconsin.
C.r C N Haskel, of Oklahoma.
r.:r S 8 l'onnowlll, of Dolewnro.
(.or Hcrt M. Fornald, of Maine,
(.or A W. Gilchrist, of Florida.
Steamer Erastus Wells.
i .i'ryinK members of tho President's
fi' t, under tho personal escort
tf Frederick H. Krelsnmnn, Mayor
( m Iouli, tho party Including:
irank II Hitchcock, Postmaster
t a-les NBgcl, Secretary of Com-
( -"J.ns members of tho Mlsslsslp
t K..i r Commission.
. krr Josoph Cannon and 177
. -' -s of Congress.
' 'Tiiiig SU Louis delegation to
' 1. ans.
Steamer Cape Girardeau.
( rruig Missouri, Bast St. Louts,
' ille and Alton deep waterway
C ,.vi"t and ladia.
Steamer G. W. Hill.
("JiiiK members of tlio Illinois
S'i'arturrrs' ABsoolntlon and the
( - it j Drop Waterway Convention.
City of Sattlllo.
'iV'irg delegates to tho Waterwn
(i V. 'lon,
Kiipen'. Lois !
to West HicUman
fce boat located and Cheap
! propert you can buy.
" k EASY TERMS. Lota
Bold to WHITE PEOPLE ONLY.
oe at the Oil Mill.
-C. B. Bond.
Gov. A.. E. Willson, of Kentucky
Propqrty of the State of Illinois,
and carrying Statu officials.
Steamer Grey Eagle.
Carrying Kansas City deop water
Steamer 8t. Louis.
Carrying members of tho St. Louis
lluslncss Men's Lcnguo.
Tho parade, which had been ar
ranged, was called off, owing to tho
fact that tho time allowed Hickman
had been overrun by a quarter of an
hour. As a result, thousands of peo
ple, failed to see tho President, de
pending upon seeing him In tho pa
It was no fault of tho committee.
howaver, thnt this part of tho pro
gram was cancelled. It Is also untru
that a threatening letter received at
tho Hickman office, emitted Its aban
donment. A K)Bt card received by
Mr. Taft from somo friendly crank
In Massachusetts recommending that
ho adopt W. It. Hearst's principles
thnt wns all.
Lack of time, which was unscrupu
lously taken by a high official, is
tho cause of the omission of tho pa
The four torpedo boats, which were
to havo accompanied tho President's
l'arutle.'and which went to St. Louis
two weeks ahead of tlnio to join the
party, went down Monday afternoon.
This wns a disappointment to all
towns along tho river. They nlso
left Memphis before tho flotilla ar
rlvotl. Why this arrangement wo
havo been unable to learn to our
Hlckmnn certainly looked swell in
bor holiday attlra. Nearly every bust
lies houses and many residences,
wero festooned In tho national colors.
Tlio streets wore decorated In ele
gant stylo by tho Harper Decorating
Co,, of Lnuisvlllo. Thousands of flags
fluttered overhead from ropes stretch
ud ut right angles with tho streets,
and bunting paralleled tho streets
from one end to tho other, forming
nn arch of patriotic colors. It was,
according to tho consensus of opinion
tlio most magnificent and gorgeous
dlspluy of Its kind ever seen In West
ern Kentucky. Marshal Dillon also
had all the Btreots lit npple-plo order,
15,000 People Here.
As this was Mr, Tuft's only stop
in Kentucky, this section of tho state
and Wcatorn Tonucssco turned out
en inassa. Tho crowd has been var
iously estimated at from 15,000 to
20,000. Mr. Taft ostlmntcd tho crowd
ut 15,000, although ho was unable to
seo over the throng up town along
tlio parado linos. Tho railroad com
pany brought In something over 2,000
Others cume by boats, autos und ve
hicles from a distance of moro than
50 uillos, All neighboring towns wer
well represented especially Pulton,
I'nlou City, Cayco, Moscow, Now Mad
rid, Bast Prairie, Mayficld, and all
towns between Hlckmnn and Nash
ville. It was a good-natured, poacablo
bunch, and withal caused tho locnl
offlcors vory llttlo trouble.
Whllo It usuully taxes a town this
slzo to take euro of so many people,
thoy were nil fed und taken caro of
In food shapo during their stay In
An Ideal Day.
.Prom early morn until sunset there
wtts not n cloud In tho sky. Tlio
wcathor was cool enough to mako
out-door Ufa delightful. Uottcr weath
er could not havo been hajl. There
was no dust and very llttlo wind.
That Taft smllo!
Tbo kodak flond was hero.
Tho committees did tholr part
They all looked glum "tho morning
As usual, tho tin horn and confetti
man got his.
Who said it doesn't pay to havo a
Oh, yes, you'll always find somo
knockers. But -who hit llllly Patterson?
Plenty of Ico water wns provided,
but it was evident that somo drank
Tho Court Houso wns a regular ar
senal Monday night tho soldiers wer
Deal's Hand, of I'aducah' Is a splen
did musical organization. Every mem
ber Is a musician.
Col. C. C. Mengel deserves a voto
of thanks for his gcncroiAty In help
ing on this occasion.
Tho Lyric, Steamer Dick Fowlor and
Will Uarry'B Negro Minstrels wero
among tho attractions.
Tho special, which tho N. C. & St.
L. people thought would run empty,
cauio In crowded to tho gunrds.
U. P. Cloyos, who lived In Hickman
In 1S47, was among tho visitors Ho
was a cnrrlago maker and now lives
C. L. Walker did moro to mako n.
success of tho big day than any other
ono man. Ho was certainly en tho
wing during tho past week.
Marshal Dillon rccolved numerous
well-deserved compliments on the wa
ht ard tho efficient forco of pollccmon
handled tho enormous crowd.
Tbo Courier this week Is a llttlo
bit "shy." Iloth tho editors wero on
tho Taft committee, and havo devoted
moro tlmo to tho preparation of Taft
Day than to tho paper.
Julian Chuate, V. 11. Wilson and
Vul Carponter entertained a big bunc
of Mnyfleld friends with a prlvato
bnrhocuo. These gentlemen hi llevo
In showing visitors a good time.
Tho ladles of tho various churches,
who served meals, killed two birds
with ono stouo besides giving their
churches a lift financially, thoy wero
the happy medium which kept tho
hotels and restaurants from being
completely swamped. Nobody loft
STItAYBD: Palo red heifer, weighs
COO or 700 pounds. Smooth crop off
luft and crop and hulf under crop In
right oar. I will pay C reward for
tho delivery of this heifer to my farm
Johu Creed. 20-2tc.
Elzlo Cane, tho 14-year-old sou ol
Mrs. Jennlo llolle. died at his homo
In West Hickman, Oct. 19th. Death
as unexpected. Tho mother aud
rolutivoa havo tho sympathy of their
Mens and Boys' Tants
To be Sold at About Half Price
We are in a position to offer you the most remarkable
values in Men's and Boys' Pants that you have ever seen.
Cassimeres, worsteds, all wool goods, materials of the
very best and made up strong and durable. For conven
ience have divided them into three different lots and offer
Lot 1 Men's and Boys' Pants that sold up to 1,75
and 2.00 for 1.00
Lot 2 Men's and Boys' Pants that sold up to 3.00
for . 1.50
Lot 3 Men's and Boys' Pants that sold up to 4.00
and 5.00 for 2,50
All Peters' Diamond Brand
Now at Cut Prices
We have now put on our tables a big line of these shoes
in mens, ladies, misses and childrens, on all of which the
price has been cut. This will enable you to buy your
shoes for all your family for fall at a great saving in price
Look at these prices, all of which will be found on these
tables today :
Child's Kid Shoes, "Wonder" and "Ruth" cut from 85c to
Childs' Vici and Box Calf, worth 1..25, cut to
Misses' fine 1.75 Vici and Box Calf cut to
Misses' Box Calf, Kangaroo Calf and Vici cut to
Misses' Fine Patent Buttons, cut from 2.0 O to ..
Ladies' Patent Foxed Bluchers cut to .
Ladies' Par Excellence and Diamond Special,
finest 4.00 and 4.50 Shoes cut to
Men's finest Patent Leather Button and Blucher cut from $6 and $5 to 3.50
Men's Black Diamond, box calf, gun metal and vici cut to 2.25
Boys' Black Diamond, gun metal and vici cut to
Most Remarkable Value Giving in
Mens and Boys' Clothes
Suits made to sell at 12.50, 15.00 and 16.50, materials from which
made are first-class. Every garment well made and strong. Worth
double the price we ask for them. You can buy the coat and vest from
any suit for J.DU
Children's 1.75 Knee Suits at.
Children's 3.00 Knee Suits at.
Children's 5.00 and 6.00 Knee Suits at
Ladies' and Misses' Long Cloaks
At About Half Price.
One lot of Ladies' Garments, fine cloth, that sold up to $10 and $12
we offer at.