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CHECKERS AT THE STORE
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foublea. A Hickman Citizen
Sh0 Ho To Cure Them.
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MlllLuin Co.. Buffalo. New
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blkV?.1! ?' yu"B folks and
auUaiVi ErcBt tlmoathli
a V"1? t nluht down Iho linn.
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IN A GENERAL WAY fc-
Too Many flrca.
HOT DIUNK8 Cowglira I
Alex Nnlfrh wnn In K'ullnn flrnl nf
Buy your coal now. Hickman lea
4 Coal Co.
C. M. Yntra hna recnveroil from
Ills recent IIIiipr.
Tlnwnre and atoro fixtures at Hot-
tcraworth ft I'rather.
Mlaa Ilonnln Cnrnnnlnr. nifnnt fnr
Joy Klornl Co. cut flowcra.
MIm Krnnkyn Pcnvlur nr N'n s la.
land, Is ntteiidlnR school hern.
What's thll lnlit? liVntirli Irv
ClfanltiK. by Schmidt, tho Tailor.
WANTKI): Hlllnll tmttntll fnrm nl
reaaoiinblii nrlcu. Address Hlekmuii
Tho Kmbroldery Club will meet!
Sirs. J. M. llubbnrd tomorrow (Krl f
Miss I.llrlln Itnntlnrnnl hna ritnrmut
from a visit to friends In SturKls and
(let our prices on all kinds of field
spoils beforo you buy. Wo handle tho
best. lllckman lldw. Co.
Miss Colcsto Hobcrta left Inst week
for Greenville, Miss., to Join her
mother, Mrs. J. 11. llussell.
J. A. Mooro and llttlo dauKhtcr.
Alice Onkes, returned Friday from
ixiuisviiic, whero they vlslteil relatives.
Thn lllckman Hnrdwnro Co. Is Bet
ting lumber on the ground for tho
construction of tliolr blc warehouso
on tho corner lot east of tho Courier
The structural Iron work on the
boiler and engine room at tho Men
Kel llox Co.' pi nuts Is all up, and
tho brick mnsomt will bo here In a
few days from Loulsvlllo to begin
that part of tho work.
Tho rural band carried by Undo
7. 'ko Company will bo seen on tho
main street at a popular hour Wed
nesday, Jan. 19. This is the strong
est talent that can be secured and
you cannot nfford to miss It it la
free and a musical treat
Tho orchestra carried by tho Undo
Zoko Co., wilt be heard In that beau
tiful descriptlvo overture, "Tho Hunt
ing 8ceno." Tho pleco Is well ren
dered and considered worth tho price
of admission nlono I.yrlc. Wednes
day night, Jan. 19, prices 25-C0-7&C.
t. D. Terry sold his restaurant In
tho Kirk building last Thursday to
U. V. (Erse) Ward. Mr. Ward will
continue tho business at Its present
location. Tills young man Is n new
acquisition to tho mercantile circles
of lllckman and wo wish him a. pros
Our hata nro off to tho present
pollco forco Marshal Dillon and
deputies J no. Wright and Sid Hamby
of thla city. Thla Is the largest
number of peace officers the town
baa over had, and tho taxpayers will
bo Interested In knowing how much
of their nionoy It requires to main
tain this forco. Not ono cent. Dur
ing tho year of 1909, Marshal Dillon
turned over to tho city fines aggro
gating $1,720. This Is twice as much
as has over been turned over during
any previous year and thrown In,
for good measure, we hnvo Had uctter
order. And what did policing the
city for the year cost? Tho total
cost did not exced $1600; hence a
credit of 1226. Thus, Instead of pay
ing tho officers, they have paid tno
Court uoxt Monday.
Will Sanson) Is up after a spell
Ilobt. Dcllow spent Inst week In
Hives nnd Obion.
If Its In the .ocory lino, we have
It O. II. Mooro. K ono No.4.
Now Is a good tlmo to begin plan
nlng your spring Improvement.
All flower orders recelvo our best
nttcntlon. Miss llonnlo Carpenter.
Cut prices on nil heaters nnd sev
eral sixes of ranges, lllckmnn lldw
Ilend the Courier's special January
subscription offer. Two papers for
Irniii nllifiul nf Qt Lrillla U'nn liprn
ono day Inst week, tho guest of Miss
Clms. I Stephens, of Memphis, Is
tho guest of his brother, Postmaster
Stephens, this week.
M. H. Shaw nnd mother left Wed
nesday for n trip through the South.
They will spend some time In Now
Miss I.aura McCnugh, of Dexter,
Mo., Is visiting her uncle, J. It Ilrown
nnd family. Shu arrived last Thurs
J. O. Itynn Is nblo to bo out again
after having been confined to his
bed for soveral weeks suffering from
n badly burned leg.
Ilobt. Dcllow, who hns been with
tho Richmond 1 Ilond Co. for sever
nl months, accepted a position with
tho Mongol Uox Co., Monday.
Mrs. J. Spradlln and daughter, Miss
Ira, and son, Milton, left Tuesday
for tiiclr homo In Oklahoma City, after
a three weeks' visit with her mother,
Mrs. I. D. I'rlco.
STItAYED Olt STOIiEN: Large,
black brood bow, In good tlx. Hole
and crop in ono car holo torn out.
Other car marked but can't describe.
Howard. W. J. Darry, Hickman.
Laugh and tho world laughs with
you, snoro and you sleep alone, is
more truthful than It sounds. If you
seo Uncle Zeko you will laugh long
and hearty. If you do not you will
bo tho loser. At tho Lyrlo Wednes
day night, Jan- 19. Trices 2Gc, GOc,
Tho Courier Is running a series of
articles from tho pen of Mr. Jno. A.
McCluro Hint should bo read by every
farmer In this county. Ue sure to
read tho one In tills Issuo and you
will continue to follow him. This,
however, will only interest thoso who
Several pooplo have asked who Is
on tho bond of our new sheriff
Goalder Johnson. It was voluntarily
signed by C. O. Schleuker. D. D. Wil
son. Julian Choate, It. T. Tyler, S. L.
Dodds, It II. Goalder and W. C. John
son. At present tho bond must bo
good for tho minimum of $50,000.
Sunday School at tho Methodist
church Sunday morning at 9;4&, and
preaching at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m., by
tho pastor, Hov. Q. W Wilson. Pray
er meetings every Wednesday oven
lug at 7 o'clock. All tho members
nro urged-to attend Uie sorvlcos. To
begin tho new year, a general Invita
tion Is given.
Tho second survey for tho railroad
from Tiptouvillo to lllckman has been
completed, and tho surveyors return
ed to Tlptonvllle, Monday. Nothing
definite, can bo said at present as
tho proposition Is In an embryonic
stato. From tlmo to tlmo wo shall
give our readers any developments
that mny occur In tho matter.
I desire to announce to my friends and the public that
1 have acquired the
Soda Fountain, Cigar, Candy
and Post Card Business
of the Hickman Drug Company, and will continue the
business at the present location. I believe 1 can bring
these lines up to the very highest standard by handling
only the best and giving prompt and efficient service.
On these conditions 1 hope to merit a continuance
of your patronage, and cordially invite you to make this
store your headquarters. 1 assure you that I shall put
forth every effort to please, and give you 100 cents worth
for every dollar you spend with me.
Tew talk about yer nportln' atunta
Injoyrd by them thet's rich,
Ter rati, an' nans, an' autycars,
An' btllyard gam's an' alch
nut give t' me th' checker game
Down at th' corner store.
With dry roods boxes fer th' chairs
An' aawdust on th' floor-
Gimme th' worn old checkerboard
Tliet "Gran'tlad Uurr an' Pap
la lioldln' there behind Ih' stove
A-tween 'em on their lapt
Th' fellers all has leathered 'round
Clua up t' where Ih' play
la Rlttln hotter every move
I (mil thet's aportln'l Sayt
They're aettlln' down t' blzneas now
With nine kings In th' fight
01' arsn'dod" Uurr hei rive of these
An' Pap la playln' tight!
"Ter gone'" sea Hezeklnh Cross,
In sort of Jokln' mood
Tap grips his corn-cob's bamboo stem
In flghUn' attitude!
They ain't nobudy elae speaks up,
Kobudy sex a word,
TH Tap Jumps one an' sorter drawlai
"What wua It Hex, Inferred?"
Then man fer man an' king fer king.
They meet In fierce array,
An' every eye la glued upon
Th' sanguinary fray I
Th' air Is sorter tense an' thick,
Yer heart hex bust Its noose
An' Jlst keeps Jumpln' Ilka n blamed
Old piston-rod bruk looasl Ji
One finger llrm upon Hi irnwn, 1
Awelghln' every dare,
Around an' back they move their kings
With stern an' wary starel
Now Tap he sets a trap fer "Dad"
An' leads him on t' win.
Then turns th' tables neat aa wax
An' wallops htm like slnl
"Yew've got me. Bill." sex "aran'dad'
"Thet makes th' games a draw;
We'll play ai;ln' to-morrer night
An' yew look out fer pawl"
Bes Pap: "I guess you'll and me here.
A-wallln' fer yer blood;
Tnu'd better practice up between
Er elso your name Is mud!"
With laugh nnd shout th' crowd breaks
Th' grocer locks th' door
They ain't, no aportln' gamea, by gosh.
Like checkers at th' store)
STOPS HORSE RUNNING AWAY
Effectual Method of Preventing Anl
mil From Doing Much Damage
er Spilling Driver.
Runaways are robbed of their ter
rors by tho Invention of a Michigan
man. A horse may bolt If be likes.
WANTS HICKMAN OFFICE.
Jno. A. McCluro wants to succeed
J. T. Stephens as postmaster of thin
city, and Is hot after the tatter's of
ficial scalp. He Is now circulating a
petition for our citizens' endorsement
and feels confident that he stands a
good show to receive the appoint
ment which will be made in February.
We are non-partisan In this matter
but will say that Mr. McCluro Is thor
oughly competent to look after tho
office should ho bo the winner. Mr.
Stephens Is also seeking re-appolnt-ment,
and comment on his official
career or qualifications Is not neces
sary. For many years ho has held
the Job down successfully.
The long pole will, doubtless, knock
Reins Attached to Brake.
but unless be wants to tear up the
roadbed at the expense of extraordi
nary effort he will stop Immediately,
when the device works. Underneath
the carriage Is a pointed rod, Inclin
ing downward and forward and held
above the ground by a strong spring.
The reins pass through rings on the
top of the dashboard and the ends
Bre fastened to the brake device In
such a way that when there Is un
usual pressuro on them the spring la
released and the rod shoots down
and acts as an effectual brake. If a
horse runs away the driver can flrst
exert all his or her effort to stop him
naturally and if thla Is Ineffectual can
let go the reins or pull on the end at
tached to tho brake. At first thought
It would seem that this brake would
stop the team so abruptly as to pitch
the occupants of the carriage out, but
the spring prevents thla
Your Fancy Vests, Silk Mufflers,
can bo cleaned by French Dry meth
od and will not shrink or injure the
MULES 1 MULES t
Wo havo about CO head of good
woik inulos, rungtug from three to
eight years old, for alo. Also a few
horses and good mares. Will soil
cither for cash or credit with good
J. F. A 8. L. Dodds Co.
If you like good music, hear tho
Undo Zoko baud In their dally con
certs. If they dont couvluco you that
you will bo entertained ut the Lyrlo
that night, dont come soud your
Hot Drinks of all kinds at Cowglll's
NEW HARNESS SHOP.
A. J. Wright, who has been In the
omplay of Cathoy & Terry, of Fulton,
for somo tlmo, has opened a general
harness making and repair shop In
this city. His place of business Is
next door to Uie Farmers & Mer
Mr. Wright claims to understand
his business thoroughly and Is well
equipped with all machinery neces
sary to turning out first class work.
There Is no reason why his business
venturo should not bo a success.
We are glad to welcome blm and
his wife to tho best town in tho U.
"Many a man," said Uncle Eben,
"thinks he's havin' a tremenjous big
time as a sport when he Is merely
goin' through do Imitation of de
'Down-and Out club. "
Purity, accuracy and prompt servlc
is tho motto of our drug department
Hickman Drug Co.
Willie, a little conntry boy, six
years of age, was titKcn ono Sunday
night to a largo city church, where
he saw for tho first tlmo a vested
choir. To his mother's surprise and
gratification, he not only kept wide
awake, but Beomed greatly lntercstof
In every part of tho service. At Its
close ho turned to her and said, "I like
this church. It Is so nice to watch the
preacher when ho comes out with all
his wives In their nightgowns." Har
A. S. Dnrkott. of West Hickman,
pays tho highest market price for all
kinds of furs.
Store Built Around Graveyard.
One of tho big Now York depart
ment 8 tores Is built on three sides ot
an anclcyit cemetery. The windows
that give view over the spot aro
more than breast high for u tall man,
so that tho average patrons of the
place, unless they mnke an effort,
could not see the graveyard, and would
pass and repass It for years without
suspecting its existence.
Don't forget to renew your subscription.
where you may get your
Drug wants at
MY OR NIGHT
Gowgill's Drug Store
Do You Carry
Just think what you would
have In case your property should
go up In smoke, when if you car
ried a policy in cne of my com
panies you would have sometning
to starth with again.
Don't put this matter off or
you may be too late.
R. T. TYLER, Agent.
runs lighter than any
lasts longer tban any
is more beautiful tban
Has less vibration
tban any other.
is easier to operate
tban any other.
makes a more perfect
stitch tban any other.
is the best of all com
bined in one.
FREE SEWING MACHINE CO.
CHICAGO il ILLINOIS
FOB SALE BY
Hickman Furniture Go
Hickman Furniture Go.
Tl0phon Mo, 0
Wo must insist on all accounts and
notes, duo us, or falling duo bo paid
promptly, or they will be put In tho
Lauds of the officers for collection.
There should be no excuse, with the
existing high prices for corn and cot
ton. J. F. & S. L. DODDS CO.
Hickman Is Just coming out ot tho
deepest snow had hero In 24 years.
It measured on an average ot from
C to 8 Inches. As tho thaw progress
es, good roads will bo discussed, but
forgotten again when such weathor
comes as would permit ot their Im
Watch for the BLUB MA1UC on
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subscription is about to expire. Ko
papers are sent out after the sub
scrlptlon Is out
WHY NOT TRYT
Gives prompt and positive relief In
every case. Sold by druggists,
price Jl. Trial package by
Williams' Mfg. Co., Props, Cleveland.