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FORMERLY IN BUSINESS IN
Robert Maynor, age 45, died at his
homo near Dorcna, Mo., Sunday
morning after a lingering Illness of
consumption. Ho leaves a wife and
five small children.
Burial services were conducted by
Elm Camp No. 3, W. 0. W., at
Maynor conducted a small restau
rant business In Hickman for soma
tlmo, but sold out early last summer
and moved back to his farm in Mis
sissippi county. Ho carried $1,000
Insurance In tho Woodman lodge.
Drop In our store during our Ma
We Can Help You Solve the Problem
of Holiday Buying...,
ITH gifts that combine both sentiment and usefulness. It's usually diffi
cult to bring about an agreeableness which combines both, yet you will
find many things in this store that will do it. We have made the
store a shopping center for presents of this kind and you need not bother your
self thinking out what to give the suggestions are on every side. The sooner
you come the better.
FOR HOLIDAY GIVING
Prettier, more varied styles were never
shown in Hickman. Numbers of styles
arc now ready for you. Hemstitched,
embroidered, trimmed with lace, in
fact, every kind a person could desire.
10c, 25c, 35c to $1.00
KID GLOVE PRESENTS MAKE
Kid Gloves in black and colors, a
1.00 and 1.25
A warranted black kid glove, one' that
will wear, at 1.50
Silk lined Mocha gloves 1.75
BAGS AND POCKET BOOKS
Make Useful Xmas Presents
A large line of inexpensive bags, black
and colors 75c to 1.50
Beautiful bags in black, grain and alli
gator, fitted with purse, etc, from
3.50 to 6.00
CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES IN
PINS, COMBS AND NECK
LACES. Beautiful Lavalicres 75c to 1.50
Jet and Gold and Silver combinations
m belt pins 50c to 1.50
Combs in shell, amber and jet, from
10c to 50c
Back Combs, the newest designs, en
graved, carved and mounted in stones
1.00 to 3.00
TABLE LINENS AND TOWELS
72-inch fine satin damask, a number
esigns, at . ,
..1.50 to 1.50
72-inch satin damask, pretty designs,
1.00 to 1.25
Napkins to match 75c to 1.00
Towels are always useful and accept
able gifts, we have them in every de
scription, 10c to 75c
Foremost among the Most Prized Gifts are
Rugs! Rugs! Rugs!
Their permanece of beauty and utility, their value as a part of
the home, is without a peer in gift giving. Our usual large as
sortment has been greatly enlarged by many new pieces bought
expressly for the Christmas trade.
9x12 Axminster Brussels and Velvet Rugs, attractive patterns
$11.50 to $25.00
Smaller rugs to match the large ones, attractive designs,
$2.25 to $4.00
Those who have waited until
now to buy their hats can save
quit a sum on their purchase.
We must clean up our millinery
stock by Xmas and we are mak
ing big reductions on everything
Come at Once
and you will find just what you
want in this line.
Ladies' and Chitdrens' Coats
and Suits Reduced...
Owing to the unseasonableweather
our stock of ready-to-wear goods is
much heavier than usual at this time
of the year, and we must reduce it
greatly by the first of January. You
all know the variety and extent of our
stock, it is too large to specify, so we
offer the entire stock of
Cloaks, Suits, and
Children s Qoaks
AT SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTIONS
Furs For Xmas
An always acceptable gift. We have
a good line of Scarfs, etc., at unusual
ly low prices.
CHRISTMAS GIFT MUFFLERS
Make Cold Days Warm Ones
Phoenix Mufflers, all colors, for ladies,
men and children, at.
Silk Mufflers, in colors, 75c to 1.50
HAND BAGS AND SUIT CASES
Nothing will please better or prove
more useful for the whole family than
a nice bag or suit case. Bags in black
and tan leathers, all sizes,
3.50 to 12.50
Suit Cases, silk or leather lined, all
5.00 to 12.50
A large line of trunks 2.00 to 15.00
HOLIDAY UMBRELLAS FOR
Ladies 26-inch black silk, fancy gold
and silver handles with pearl post, at
1.00 to 2.50
Ladies' pure silk taffeta with pear post,
mounted with gold, or the plain mis
sion effect handles, a large number of
3.50 to, 12.00
ART LINENS, SCARFS,
SQUARES, TABLE COVERS
A large line, bought especially for the
Christmas trade. The desings are very
attractive and you'll find all grades to
50c to 2.50
50c to 3.50
75c to 3.50
Doylies 35c to 1.50
XMAS SLIPPERS FOR MEN
Men's Slippers in felt and leather, sev
eral styles, from
1.25 to 2.00
Ladies' Comfy Slippers, all colors, new
styles, bordered with ribbon, per pair,
Ladies' felt slippers, a range of colors,
$1.25 to $1.50
SMITH & AMBERC
jestic Demonstration week, Dec. 13th
to 18th, and let us show you why the
Great and Grand MajesUc Range Is
tho best on earth. A Souvenir Set
of Ware, worth 18.00, given with each
Majestic Range sold. Hickman Hdw.
BONDURANT 8ELLS IN8URANCE
AGENCY TO KENNEDY.
Chester Bondurant sold his Insur
ance agency In this city to Ascher
Kennedy last week,reallzlng, we un
derstand, $2,500 for'iL His business
Includes both fire and life Insurance.
and has been established hero many
Mr. Kennedy expects to push the
business for all Its worth, and will
doubtless conUnuo to build It up.
Toys at Bercndes.
RYAN RECEIVES SEVERE SCALD
ING AT BOX FACTORY.
John Ryan, a well known citizen
of this place, slipped and fell into
one of tho scalding vats at tho Men
gel Box factory, Monday morning, and
was severely burned.
The right leg was submerged In
the boiling water to above tho kneo,
causing the skin to slip off, leaving
the member a cooked mass. Prompt
medical attention was given him, and
although he is doing as well as could
be expected under tho circumstances,
ho will be laid up for some tlmo.
You aro Invited to Inspect our big
lino of Holiday Goods. Berendes.
TO THE PATRONS OF STANDARD
The agency at this place has been
changed, and hereafter the business
will bo looked after by Mr. Sam Wil
son and myself. I wish to solicit a
continuance of your valued patronage)
and assure you that at all times your
wants shall have prompt attention.
When In need of Coal Oil, Gasoline,
Turpentine, Etc., call Cumberland
No. 91 or No. 200. RespL,
Moving pictures every night at the
INSURANCE COMPANIE8 MAKE
Representatives of several insur
ance companies, which carried insur
ance on the Richmond & Bond Co.
oil mills, and which were destroyed
by fire here two weeks ago, were
hero Tuesday and made settlements
with Mr. Bond.
Tho face value of all policies was
paid, amounting to $64,000, except
on tho engine boilers. As the boilers
were not a total loss, the adjusters
paid the estimated damage on them.
It Is a rare thing, according to tho
lnsuranco people, that a set of books
Is kept in as good ordor as they
found Mr. Bond's, and on this ac
count, they were only about three
hours In getting at the loss and pay
ing it .
Chas. Ward, tho expert furniture
upholsterer, is hero for a short time.
Members of tho Christian church,
and especially tho Board of Deacons,
aro requested to attend a special
meeting In the church building on
Sunday evening, Dec. 12th, at 7:30.
This means YOU.
M. L. BLANEY, Pastor
JNO. A. McCLURE, Pres. Board of
It will more than pay you to read
our largo advertisement In this paper.
Hickman Hardware Co.
Tho Courier has been covered up
in advertising this week. Fortunate
ly, the space is not badly needed,
as things aro comparately quiet.
Its worth $8.00 to read our adver
tisement In this paper, so don't over
look it. Hickman Hdw. Co.
Christmas Glfta at Berendes,