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I desire to inform my friend that I am now sole
proprietor of the Coal business which formerly be
longed to the Hickman Ice & Coal Co., and am now
prepared to give you the best of service in this line.
I nm now selling genuine
My office will be at the Hickman Ice & Coal Co.
Phone No. 48
Your orders appreciatedjwhether large or small.
A. A. FARIS
1 k spent Sunday hi
J u. km is on lliu tick lUi
u in Improving after uu
, , Ltury Ulted her moth-
. k ti'if Cayce.
t i, . a uiKjrtcU very low ot
, ai this writing.
i .. i ana wife spout Satur
, ., 1, liauk UuslU'.
una witu Mpvut Satur
, i.vu.u ul Mrs. Dora Mur-
, .j : i Suuudorii, ut near
It i v. u ut sister, Jir. ray
is - . I. l It
i u.au spent Tuesday
, .3 titvr, Mr, lllaucho
i. ..i.a hero attended tho
u 1 lutchtlold taut Tliunt
U1u1iK tkctu were Logau
t. mid Luii Alexander and
RUSH CREEK ITEM8.
1. ' a Itopur Is still 1 in pro v-
1 f at cvrry otio wo meet
v I iiaddux, of Poplar Orovu
- ' 'umrulny iiIkIiI with her
' ' a U Mr. Oreou Adams.
Ldwards died IumI Sat
mm burled Monday at
k 1 tuttury. 8hu a tho
1 j family, Mrs. 1'. Hen-
F ' , t oUr. Mm. Clini. N'oo-
11 . J 1! .' V Fii'Mn' nlilet nan
' " lck lint.
3. r. wo omitted tostato
f illncw of Will Molds'
- l.avo been having quite
a icIko of It. Tho entire, family wns
down at once. This week there Is
a marked Improvement In thu others
but Mm. Field, wo fear, In seriously
Wo fear vro will noon be called up
on to Kho up our good neighbor and
family. It ! reported that Clmrllo
Nooiion has gold hli homo plnco for
a fabulous mm. Wo do not know,
but there seem to bo lomo kind of
secrecy about It as tho purchaser does
not wish to bo" known, but wo will
find out by waiting.
On February 26, 1910, tho spirit of
Mrs. Salllo Edwards winged Its flight
to thu beautiful beyond.
Shu was born In Middle Tennessee,
Dec. 21, 1823. At tho ago of seven,
ho came to this county with her
parents and bad lived In this vicinity
ever since. Sho was married to W.
W. Kdwards in 1S10. Ttireo children
blessed this union, ono of whom died
In infancy. A daughter married C.
1. Ilaun, In Milan, Toon, Only ono
child survives her, W. A. Edwards, of
till city. She lived to a good old
ago and died at tho homo of her
nephew, J. It. McClellau. When on
her death-bed, sho expressed no fears
to go but was over ready and wlllinK
to die. Shu leaves a host of grand
children and friends to mourn (icr
Tho State Farmers Institute In
isslou at Frankfort last week elect
ed the following officers for tho en
suing year: T. J. lllggcrstaff, Ml.
Sterling, President; C. M. Harnett.
Hartford, First Vive President; W.
A. Clements, Springfield, second Vlco
President; 1'. M. Shy, Frankfort, sec
retary; J. L. Cassldy, Treasurer.
On the Streets
H. T. Besle, Notary Public, at W,
A. Dodds Lumber Office.
Col. A M. Tyler was hero from
i atiucah, Monday, atlondlng court.
Chai. Travll nnrrhaiort P. V.
Recvet' mill Tuesday.
Wo can save you from S1.00 to
$2.00 a thousand on your shingles.
Yates & Kirk Shingle Co, Hickman.
Our old friend W. A. Illnshaw Is
nblo to bo up nnd about his business
ngaln aft-r a hard spell of pneumonia
Mrs. W. I). Hutchinson, of Martin.
returned homo Im Friday. Sho waH
called hero by tho death of tho Infant
of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. O. Townsend.
It' SO CnHV n mnltlir fnr nnv tn'nn
to bo woll dressed these' days that
there s no excuso for not belnc so.
If you wnnt to know how, Just look
nt the Hnrt Schaffner & Mnrx clotlws
nt Smith & Amborg's.
rii mensuro to creato a Stnto
Hoard of Forrostry pnsscd tho Ken
tucky Senate Thursday. Tho bill
Introduced by Senator II, M. Arnett
for tho Stnto to Issuo 1500,000 of 4
per cent bonds wna defeated.
MIsh Honnlv Carpenter returned
Sunday night from Nashville, where
she has been for several weeks hav
ing her cyeB treated. Her eyea nro
much Improved and it Is thought her
sight will bo ns good ns over In a
Hcv. A. Turklngton nnd wife ar
rived hero from Chicago, yesterday.
Kov. Turklngton will take un his old
duties as pastor of tho Haptlst churlh
of this city, which ho resigned last
fall. Wo nre glad to sco theso good
peoplo In Hickman again.
Cliff Matthews, ono of tho old set
tlers of Hickman county, died sudden
ly Sunday nt his homo near Clinton,
of benrt troublo. lie had not been
well, but was out walking around
only n few minutes before death
claimed him. Ho was 59 years old
Tho largo electrlcderrlck, which
Is used by tho Mongol Hox Company
for unloading logs, wati put out of
business last week while lifting tho
broken Bhaft from tho Steamer Mon
gol Hox Co. Her largo motor yurned
out. Tho shaft sho was raising pull
ed down to the tuno of 20,000 pounds.
which overloaded hor, Hcpalrs wcro
inado Monday nnd tho machine wns
In operation agnln Tuesday.
FOR SALE: A flno 1714 aero tract
right at southeast limits of city, has
good two-story house, barn and out
buildings of all kinds. Would mako
a nlcu addition to tho town and Is
an Ideal trnct for truck farming or
dairy business. The now railroad
will make this land doublo In value
In next 12 months. For either home
or Investment this proposition Is hard
to beat. For particulars call at the
We put into your home a VICTOR TALKING MACHINE or an EDISON
PHONOGRAPH, to enjoy at your pleasure all the splendid, delightful music
which can be had ONLY by the use of these wonderful musical instruments.
A payment then of $1.00 a week soon makes the instru
ment your own, and you haven't missed the money.
THE MARCH RECORDS ARE HERE-Come in and hear them.
Machines $10 to $200
EDISON RECORDS--35c and 50c.
VICTOR RECORDS 60c single face, 75c double face.
A complete stock of brand new spring goods already
opened and ready for inspection. Most of our goods was
bought before the advance orf cotton fabrics of all kinds,
therefore we are in a position to save you money.
Nice Dress Ginghams, the best, per yard..
Percales, all new patterns, per yard
Hope Bleached Domestics, per yard.
3& yards long, Fine Lace Curtains, pair.
NEW SHIPMENT OF
Ladies' and Children s Oxfords
Prices from 50c to 3.50
NEW SHIPMENT OF
The Latest Spring Clothing
Come and see the greatest value for
12.5O and 15.OO a Suit
that you have ever seen. They are great values at 20.00 and 25.00
Naifeh Bros. Dry Goods Co.
rr m On.n..n In li In. r Kn till fl f .
k . 1 O U I1U SB UUIU IU tU M' y
tnm n ahnrt tllnnaa ' I
ill nilUI V IHUVIW.
Seo Fuqua, Helm & Co. for wall
paper. All prices, ic roil up.
J. E. Fuqua Is on the sick list.
March camo In like a lamb.
Mrs. A. H. Stone returned Tuesday
from a visit to relatives In llllan.
Let Schmidt mako your clothes and
keep them pressed FHEK of charge.
Horn to tho wlfo of Ass'U Cashier
John I'ylo, last Friday, a son. Oh,
you kid 1
FOIt SALE: About 75 bushels of
best oats, at G5c per bushel at my
farm. HK.N'UY MANGOLD. 37-3c
Tho Hickman Furniture Co. han
dles tho best line of Furniture In
West Kentucky. Let us show you.
Miss Jane McConuell, of near Jor
dan, closed a very successful school
at Rural Academy last Friday.
.Miss Anlco Kf finger, who has been
cltrkliiK with Ellisou Hros. for mauy
ytars, has accepted a position with
Smith & Ambers.
Mr. nnd Mrs. E. C. Carter, of near
Jordan, celebrated their 35th anniver
sary of their wedding with un elegant
dinner last Thursday.
(iranvlllo C. Thomas, a farmer near
Arlington, filed u petltiou In bank
ruptcy last week. Ills liabilities aro
about $1139, and assets $020.
riui name of Senator Leroy Percy,
Mississippi, Is a brand uuw one In
public life, and souuds llko it might
huvo been taken from some novel
written by a woman.
Tho thing that makes a coat keep
Its shape Is tho quality of the fabric
uud tho tailoring. Smith & Ambcrg
sell Hart Schnffner & Marx clothes
btcauso they aro all-wool aud tailor
V. II. Ualtzor is In tho St. Louis
markets this week buying uuw spring
gooda. Ho Intends to fill tho big
storo rooms of llnltzer & Dodds to
overflowing, anticipating a big trade.
Watch for their announcements.
All parties intorosted in telephones
between Wnluut Log uud Hickman,
are Invited to meet at llrownsvillo,
ou tho Dyersburg road Tuesday,
March 8th, at 9:30 a. in., for tho
purpose of organizing Independent ton
epuono Hues. Urgently requested by
A. M. King aud others.
HORSE THIEF CAUGHT.
John Haldeman, of Columbus, was
arrested hero Monday on a warrant
sworn out by Oto Peebles, 'of tho
samo placo charging blm with steal
Ipg a horse. Tho horso taken by
Haldeman was traded to Sam Ponds,
near Tlptouvlllo; tho second horso
wns swapped to Julian Choato for a
mule, etc., until ho was about swap
ped out, having a common bronco In
his possession when caught. Mr. Pee
bles recovered his horse, and the
other local traders aro trying to rue
Constablo Woods, of the Columbus
district, took his man to Clinton
Tuosday, whero ho will bo tried for
horso stealing. Wo understand ho
made a confession to Sheriff John
son of the wholo affair.
Wo understand ho Is a man ot a
family and well connected In Hick
Tho big shlnglo mill ot Yates &
Kirk, located six miles west of town,
resumed operations this week, after
having been shut down for several
weeks. During this time tho mach
inery wns overhauled and $1,500 wort
of Improvements ndded. This mill
Is turning out a mighty good product
now and aro building up a big business.
Gives Best Results
And that is the real considera
tion results not price per gallon.
Covering i esults one-third to one
half more square feet covered.
Wear-results Two to three years
longer 'service, and surface left in
good condition for new painting.
Nothing better in Hickman or Ful
ton County. Prices are right, too.
Co wg ill's Drug Store
BIG WATER COMING.
Present Indications aro that tho
Mississippi will bo on a rampago bo
fore many days. The prospect Is
good for about 45 feet on tho Cairo
guage between now and the middle
ot next week. The river has been
rising rapidly for several days, and
bottom planters aro taking measures
to protect their families, stock and
This will doubtless put Mcngel out
of business as well as inundate the
western section ot tho town.
We hope the water will get about
ten feet deep on the property of tho
fellows who would not offer to help
the proposition to build a leveo in
West Hickman last fall.
At any rate, it's coming; get ready
W. A. Dodds to Miami Upshaw,
J. A. Milner to Mrs. Wayne Thom
as, lots in Fulton, $4500.
J. D. Henry to Jno. M. Statham,
lots In IUcevlUe, $100.
Miranda Wilson to A. N. Klut,', an
luterest lu land, $25.
Samuel B. Wilson to A. N. Klnjr.
O. L. Collins to Mrs. Alice Illvea
Italney, lots In East Hickman, $800.
J. H. Peck to J. A. Coble and II.
D. Horner, land, $400.
Mnttlo Maddox to McMurry Bros.,
Chas. W. Miles to duy S. Miles,
158 ucres land, $3500.
Mary Maudo McCounell to Guy S.
Miles, laud, $C0.
Despite minora in circulation to
thu contrary, there has boon uo
change in ownership ot the Hick
man Wagon factory. It is highly
probable, however, that a cuango
may bo made In tho near futuro.
Furthermore, tho Sunflower Lumber
Co., of Mississippi, Is not Intorosted
In the deal, as S. L. Dcdds, presi
dent ot tho lumber company, informs
Mrs, It. II. Speight returned Satur
day night from Paducau where she
attended tho burial of hor father,
Mr. A. J, Whlppol. She was accom
panied homo by her brother, Henry
A. H. Kenuedy, who was employed
by the Elks to take a census for
them, makes the uumbor ot Inhabi
tants 3680; not ouough to secure tho
W. L. Helm is lu the St. Lou la
market this week buying goods,