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Gardy Anderson Is a very sick boy.
WEATHER: Fair today iand Friday
For a neat job o undertaking
Hickman Furniture Co.
For any kind ot furniture go to the
Hlckinaa Furniture Co.
A good cheap roofing la our "Bull
Dog" brand. KoynoldB-Moss & Co.
Thurman Chandler, of Jackson, has
accepted a position in thu lilckmau
Regular Borvicoa at tho First Meth
odist Church next Sunday morning
Miss Grace Throlkeld, of State
Lino la visiting her brother CuoThrol
keld and wife.
Hulett Jacka and wife, of Mayfiold,
visited J. T. Stephana and wife sev
eral days thla week.
Call Rogers when that nag seta the
colic. Ho guarantees to cure. Both
phones, Hickman, ivy.
Fine El-acre farm, on Troy road,
for sale at a bargain. Write or see
R. E. Polk or M. B. Shaw. tf
11 las Mena DIestelbrink Is away for
the summer, but she will return to
take up her class In music.
The prison commission henchmen
will try (o dominate at the primary
July 1st Keep tab on them.
Mr and Mrs. Carl Schmidt will
celebrate their tth wedding annlver-
iry on the evening of June 30th.
It must have been "Bonehoado"
pat act a primary election date ou
Saturday. Of all days that la the
W. M. Smith, of Louisville, has
lth drawn from the race for the dotn-
nomination for Ucutenaut
If you get a blue mark on your
ier this week, it means this Is
lie last paper you will receive until
you pay up your subscription.
At a meeting of the Fulton Fair
ation, held Wednesday after
a, Dr. J. M. Alexander was elected
president of the association for the
r4inj23Llncr VM, fMina f Tit... ...n.i
-"-"'o jv. vum, a. iut.g nuo
elected treasurer and RobU H. Wade
was selected as secretary.
The 134th anniversary of the adop
tion of the Stars and Stripes as tho
National Emblem of the United
States of America waa observed Wed
nesday in some places, the day be
ing known as "Flag Day." Hickman
must have forgotten about it.
Bail was denied Lee Carter, of Ful
ton, who was recently sentenced to
life imprlaonmont for the murder of
Frank Boleoui last January. Carter
is In Jail at Mayfleld awaiting a new
trial, widen has been granted him.
He will be forced to remain In Jail
according to the verdict of the court.
I guarantee, to cure any disease
pertaining to horses or cattle excopt
Lymphangitis and Glanders. U. R.
Rogers, Veterinary Surgeon, Hickman
Wo call for and deliver work any
whero in the city. Whlto BroB., telo
Remember If you have surplus pro
duce or anything to sell, or want to
buy anything, our want column will
do the work. Only lc a word.
When your horse or cow Bets a'ck,
call R. R. Rogers. Ho cures thoni.
Both phones. Ilk'kinnn, Ky.
If Charleston's claim Unit It was
tho alto of tho Garden of Bden Is
true, it Is a matter of congratula
tion that paradise waa lost.
Rev. Wm. 0. Stockton will preach
in the Went lllekiiuui Chapel Friday
evening l 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Mary Cutler, wlfo of Mabrey
Cutler, died Juno 11!, of hemorrhage,
at her homo In Union City She wua
u Miss Noah, nleoo of Thomas 1
Call a volnrlnnry. It. R. Rogers
Hospital, both phones, Hickman.
I Boquet Coffee Robin Brand I
H Whole, Ground, Pulverized Canned Goods H
I Specials for Saturday I
H We expect, Saturday morning by express, the fol- H
H lowing in the vegetable and fruit lines: - .'K I
I Cantaloupes I
I Watermelons I
I Roasting Ears I
I Cucumbers I
I Green Peppers I
I Tomatoes I
I New Potatoes I
I Blackberries I
I Pineapples "t. I
I Grape Fruit I
I Bananas I
I Both Phone.. Ellison Bros. I
I Shaker Bread Lily Ice Cream I
Received Daily At Our Fountain I
Knott Passes Away,
Former Governor J. Proctor Knott,
tho 'Vrnnd old man of .Mnrlon," yield-
up his spirit to bin Maker nt Uio
Knott hoimwtitul at G:05 o'clock Sun
day f tenliig. Tho und ciunu mcwi
fi. Kli.kft U'flM In lilu Via, ........
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und bid liwii In feeble health for
sovtr&i years. Death was hastened
by a s vere choking MI, which, ow
ing to his debilitate! condition, ho
was D ablo to withstand. Whlln
he had been bodily feeblu for year,
his uititality remnlued at tho high
tide un U the end oaiint, uml nothing
lued hi in more than for his friend
iumI a.mclatea of tho old days to call
on him nt his old hoiixi and recount
the dc a of tho days tlml wru gone.
Ho lmd been In til health since a
stroke c paralysis In 1900.
Don't Bo Annoyed.
A Foolish Fancy.
A special from Clinton, says: "Jno.
Nichols, of Marvin college, took his
three star swimmers In tho Juvenile
class to Columbus and had them
swim across the Mississippi. The
boys to do it were Sam and William
Porter and Paul Nichols, Jr. Sam
Porter is 11 years old and Is prob
ably the youngest swimmer that ever
swam the big river from shore to
shore." Small boys swimming across
the river is about a daily occurrence
here, and nothing thought or It.
It has been reported by divers per
sona that a crazy woman or a woman
aoting strangely was In the wioods
vortheast of Mayfleld, on the (arm
of W. A. Usher. The woman, who
is white, Is said to have on clothes
that arc raged and dirty and when
a person starts towards her she runs
and no one lias been able to catch
her although soveral efforts have
been made. She has frightened a
number ot people and those living
In that section are anxious that she
be taken in custody.
I furnish my medicines and
guarantee a cure in...
Founders, Colic, Bote
Ring Bone, Bone Spavin
Curb, Fistula, Pole Evil
Weak Eyes, Sharbow
I own my hospital and am ready for
R. R. ROGERS, Veterinarian
Thoro may be a pot of gold at the
ind of tho rainbow, but nobody ever
found it. Distant meadows look
crooner, sometimes, but the Illusion
remains only as long as the distanoo
is kept. Tho big opportunities that
many people over look are at their
Our people who fancy they can do
more with a dollar In New York, In
Chicago, In Cincinnati, or pome other
remote market than they can do In
Hickman, are passing similar or bet
tor opportunities In their own home
stores every day because of a fool
JhIi indifference to that which lies
close at hand, bred of long familiar
ity. Tho stranger In a strange city is
nlort and open-eyed. He boi many
things with appreciation tliat he has
overlooked at home. He Is ainazod
when he returns to find tUat some
neighbor has bought here what he
it bought ho had to go a thousand
miles (o purcliaso.
Get your eyes open. Give the Hick
man market the attention it deserves.
You need not wait to wander to some
distant city for things you want. You
oan bavo it now. You can save time
traveling expenses and inconvcnlonce.
Tlhis notion that there are bigger
bargains and hotter chances for se
lection several hundred miles from
homo is a foolish illusion, contradict
ed every day by tho wise buyer who
watches the advertisements In the
Tho following were granted license
to marry In Obion County last week:
Harry Hornbenk Moultrie and Ledn
Thoodore Loeschnor and Lena May
H T. Bono nnd Ponrl Ilurko.
Everett Gossum and Ruby Gardner.
Sam Grissom and Leslie Harper.
II. 13. Roach and Ohio Gibson.
J. 0. Ilobbins and Raymond Ilnr-
A. L. Wilson nnd Victoria Culp.
Crockett Edwards nnd Myrtlo Clark
Henry Jackson awl Inez Cloar.
TIkm. Hnnston and Alliii II. IlemleU
Ilrice fie! and Kitty I-ou Frost.
J. A. Hefley to K. 0 Maddox, 14 "4
Geo. Graff el man to Hartwell Me
ColBan, lot 102 In Wmt Hickman,
.Martha Wright to J. N. I.usk. lot
21C In West Hickman, JBOO.
Mattle Haiinon to Sunlo G. Smith,
north half or lot 80 in West Hickman
Singer Mfg. Co. to O. W. Phelps,
r.ll acres laud In bottom, $12,100.
Kiln Murrell to J.
old Hickman, $IUl0.
P. CuMck, lots
Tho J. W. Putman handle factory
at Charleston, Mo., raado an assign
ment for tho benefit of creditors last
week. Liabilities, $60,000, assots a
bout $20,000. Tho factory employed
At East Hickman Chapel tomorrow
(Friday) ovening at 8 o'clock preach
ing by Hov. Q. W. Wilson, and song
Clark's Son Drowned.
Jjast Snturday was an unlucky day
for boys to go swimming in the Mis
Tho IG-year-old son of Finis Clark,
a prominent citizen of Qessle, Tenn.,
rvent in the river bathing, with a par
ly of other boys, Saturday evening,
and was drowned.
A boy named Keener, a brother of
Fred Keener, of Portagevlllo, went
bathing in tho river at Caruthors
vllle, about tho samo hour, and was
drowned. Now Madrid Record.
J, It. McDowell to It. H. Mltrhum,
liair Interest In Fulton property, $1,
r.oo. T. A. UMlford to :. Rice, land In
lKttom, $ir.0. This land will bo urn-d
by the now road as water station nnd
in deeded to Rico with the provision
that no store buildings will bo erect
l on, property.
New City Hall.
Dr. I. P Iktltzor I behind a movo
to build a nuAlnni opera houiio, conn-
oil nnd olty court room on the lots
now (Mv-upled by tho llickmnn Hard
ware Co warerooinn, t of tho Cou
rier offlco. It Is generally ronred.-d
tluit tint old olty hall Is outjruly too
omall to take caro of public gather
ings that now asHemble in llickmnn.
and is out of date. The city now has
a chance to dispose of It, nnd with
little additional money, bulk) n larger
Ixilhling. Tho public deinnnds here.
ns in other places, nn uptodnte city
hall tho growth or the town war
rants It. Here's hotline L. P. innLim
a success of his plan which Is being
heortilly endorsed by nil who hnvn
had their attention railed to It.
With V.n troubles, chaps, picnplt,
black hHds, vcezma or sunts, WUuu
one 2to box ot Dr. Hell's AutUvptlo
Halve wM euro you. Try It at ones.
Maunot ilotter wont to Oak ton Huu
Wo art oiH.oUi)g our sohool to
A II litndenton was In Hlflkman
Ba t unlay
Howell ) Itu;, of Doroua, wum In tbU
Ille -ker vUited Medley Batur
lny aitil A bday.
Mrs (Jwe IUiu!o, of Clinton, Is
l iIiik frMndi Imrc
Maitlir I1U llelwliirfoii t1llid at
Duriina mu nUy nbiht.
Tho dry pell u over. V lutd a
nice mln huurday night whlah g
Imro lnt n n -eding.
(uy lull and MIm Ijiira Drown,
of Durt'tm, WIh1 tint MiiMet Hotter
of tltbt piaro Hunday.
niulnmt las cortiiliilr pUWd up
nlnro the rati. Work hail nearly shut
ilow-n on aoci-jnt of Um dry spK.
nuiniji r if uur young jmhipIc t
tended tho daoo. at Dnritua LaM V-
mil: uikl all rei"irt a nkis tluxi.
Mm Wm Green, of Naahvllle, who
luis Ix-en, vuitlng A. II. IlKudarwHin
and fanui) . returned to hor home lat
Mbn PtMirl lMier. of this place, left
Sunday for Kentucky to ap)iid a few
welui with her HMtr, Mrs. HUndbo
J. T. Perkins, tho presiding deity
of this division of tho N. C, was in
Mrs. Clara Johns and children, of
Corinth, Miss., are tho guests of her
mother, Mrs. Clara Outten.
Savo from $1 to $2 a thousand on
your shingles by buying direct from
ralll.-O. U. Tatoa BkisgU Do.
Mrs. Rachel Phillips, widow of tho
lato Zadoc Center Phillips, died on
Vote for no man for tho State Sen
ate or for representative who Is In
favor of tho present power of the
prison commission remaining ns It Is
and the control of our State govern
ment by tho whisky trust Mayfleld
A barn on tho farm of Dan Davis
In Fulton county, near Moscow, was
destroyed by fire Wcnesday morning
about 3 o'clock. Loss estimated at
$500 and no Inmirance.
Pres. Thomas and party, of tho N.
C. & St. L., woro hero yesterday look
ing attor tho now bolt lino.
Claggctt Martin, of Martin, was
tho guest of R. A. Tyler this week.
Pros. Latta, of the C M. & Q.,
waa hero on business yesterday.
If reports be true, the dirty, un
scrupulous mounter of iwilltlml cor
ruption In beginning to leave his
slimy trail In the. byways of Fulton
rounty. Ono ringster Is credited with
having promised "to deliver Fulton
county" to tho measuro of tho slato
made out by political brokers. Our
primary Is to bo held ono week from
this coming Saturday, and the voters
fchould put a stop to this traffic In
lio people's rights. A candidate who
will go into such a combination or
trade deserves to bo defeated be
cause, If elected, ho would go ovon
farther. Wo bavo no axo to grind
our only interest g that a stjunro
deal bo given ovory man and tlioso
who would thwart tho will of thu
majority should be ousted. Tho o
lection officers, although not yot
named, will have It In their power
inoso than anyone else to boo that
right provalls and to catch tho "jok
er" that will likely bo in tho pack.
Wo are informed that a fine boy
arrived at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
L. S. Shaw, at MayfJold, Thursday.
Juno 1C. Tho youngster will lift
named M. U. Shaw, Jr., In honor cf
Howell Hick Is on Uie slk list.
The roln la k wn very re
Mltrn Mingle Mirks Is vUltln to
Union City thU wk,
Mr. and Mm. Chan. Kirk are the
proud parent of a floe boy.
Rev. Mnyn prianhed an exfollant
sermon at Keolfurt I'm! Bundny.
Itev. Joins fllbd his regular ap
polntuimt nt Ml MhiiiuiI HuixLiy.
Mlsnen Mamie and Pearl Oflburn
wvnt to Hickman one day List wvijk.
.Several from heto Attended Urn ex
orclses at llmwivnlii,. Sunday iiIkIiL
Miss Vlra Howard, of Crystal, was
tho guiwt of Miss Myrtle Howard
Mrs. Leln Williams and lister, Do
ra, returned to Martin last Sunday
to attend the limtllittf
Wo have a few Hickman Souvenir
Envelopes left. Tho sot of throe
shows 1G views, You can get them
at 10c a package (24 envelopes), at
this otfico while thoy last. Thoy aro
Just aa cheap as blank ones, and aro
tho thing to sond your friends away
Tho Courier starts this week on
its C2nd yoar.
,., namcu M. u, Shaw, ,
Thursday, Juno 8th, in Obion county. Freo Ico Water at II. B. Curlin'a. his undo In this city.
DR. il. 0. LDKGNECKER
Graduate of Chicago Vet.
Office nt Steve Stnhr's Livery Burn
Residence Phone, Cumb. 194
Calls promptly answertd night or
day. Satisfaction guaranteed.