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OLDEST PAPER IN WESTERN KENTUCKY
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HICKMAN, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1912
A Blue Mark
Another surprise wedding was pull
ed off Sunday afternoon when Miss
Nannie Smith ana Will Winters, both
of Hickman, eloped to Union City lu
un auloinobilo and v, oro united la mar
riage by awl at tho ro&ldouco ot Rev.
Ilrlnkley o( tho Baptist church. Thoy
wore noconipnnlcd by Mlsa Eva Cook
and A. U. KUubro.
llio brldo lit tho second lady ot Uio
lllckiuau Collegu graduating clone to
bo married on thu ovo of commence
ment exercise, lu (act, Miss Suilth
wou tho Dodd scholarship ot 200,
which U ghen by S. L. Dodds tor
further educational work. In tho pros
cut cuo there U no provUlou tor
the disposition ot tho 2W.
After tho wtddln, which occurred
at 3 o'clock lu tho afternoon, tho cou
plo returned to lllckuian.
Tho brido U a daughter of Mr. and
jun. K. 11. Smith, a ho U a charui
ing. Intelligent llttlo lady, and has a
boat ot frluudy lu this city.
Mr. Wlntorn Is a ton of Mrs. Zona
Winters, and tiu for set oral year
been otuployed In Jones Cafo. Ho is"
popular utnong a largo clrclo of ac
uuaiutauccs, trustworthy and ot good
CORPORATIONS WrU PAY UP
Ml Business to Turn Ortr $28,278,000 la
Taxes Nut Month.
Washington. The gorarnment will .
richer Beit month by 518,27(1,000, whJcS
will b turned into tTie treasury by the
torporstloru of the country liable for
irttnnt under the aorporstlon tat,
Tsn Income to the gormunent will be
81,154,000 )e than the jTetvding year
becstne the net earnings f the various
corporations era to have been tllfl
000,000 tree than In 1910.
Msil Serrlce Retimed.
Washington. lUilway mill eervloe,
absolutely ended for the put seren or
eight weeks In large portions of the
lower MlssitelppI Yalley, It being grad
ually retored, ereordlns; to reports re
ceived by the poetofflce depsrtment
Moat of the postoffites la Arkansas,
TrnnniM, LouUlsna and MlMltaippI,
which were cut off from train servioe by
the waters, are now gettlsg dally con
signment of mall delivered from rail
way o (licet The railway tasit officials
hsre est up night flgurisg out seme
way of reaching various towns.
Baptist Conventlea Closes.
Oklshoms City, OkU. The Southern
Baptist convention adjourned to nest la
fit. Louis la 1913. The year of 1011
IblU was the mot sueaeMtul of Its his
tory. The success ws so eaoowaiing
that the regular home and foreign mis
sion wnrk wss laid ovt oa a mlnlos
dollar baels for the eomlng year. TVs
board) art authorised U tpsad that
muont, and unless tee full suss Is paid
In during the year of 191I-U there wilt
be a debt on both of the boardv South
ern DptiU more than met the eipeoees
th ttuL year.
NOTICE TO TEACHER8.
Tho last Instalment ot tho State
School Fund for Fulton county has
boon rccolvcd. Virginia Luton. Supt
Tho following suits hau boon filed
with Circuit Clork Morris for trial nt
tho September term of court
Nannlo Georgo vs. Wm. George dl
vorco. They were married lit Trigg
county, Oct. 29, 1887. Plaintiff allog
C S. Drlvor vs. EnBt St Louis Cot
tou Oil Co. 8ult for 1032.65 for cot
Mary Hamnin vs. Geo. Nalfoh, suit
for 2500 damages. Plaintiff claims
that defondnnt camo to her homo and
whllo sho was Blck In bed and beat
hor with an umbrella and bandit ami
bruised and injured her In mind and
Alnry Hamam vs. Jno. Noffel, suit
for 13000 damngca. l'lalntlff mnkca
tho same chargt'B as In Uie previous
Mrs. Allco Amhorg will leao In n
few days for Ann Arbor, Mich., to
oo her son, W. 1). Amhorg, graduato
from law school. From thero thoy
both will visit Now York, Washing
ton and other points or Interest In
Creed Darflold, a negro, wob arrett
ed this week on n chnrgo of house
breaking, and at his trail this week
beforo Judgo Naylor, waived examina
tion and Is In tho county Jail. Ho Is
charged with stealing Borne moat
trim, his father who Uvea on W. A.
Johaaton'a place ia tho bottom.
I Hoes and Rakes Poultry Wire I
I Mim 3 Cents I
I XO CCIltS iiilrl' per yard and up. I
I Cut Glass White I
I Tumblers ElllSOIl'S Wash I
I Brushes I
I b Grocery iB I
I ioceach Bargains I
I 60c a set 4c I
I isl Screen Doors Lawn Mowers I
I I MsBI AU ua,it,es and sizes iste. niy the Best I
I HtPffsslBI sffl J f. V isiiBisiiiiiiib .s. Makes B
I uHKaPwl and up' ncU(nS Hinges, SSSStM $0.50 H
UjjggJ Springs, Catch and Latch WB W CC cfk I
W. C. Helney was In Cairo on bus
Inees this week.
Ml Ruth Ellison Is visiting her
siBter, Mrs. Louis Kllpntrick, In Mom-
itra. LeSnco has arrived here from
Chicago to Join her husband who has
been hero several weeks working on
tho Mongol turblno engine
.1 M. Freeman, a pioneer citizen
of Fulton county and Confederate vet
eran, died Friday morning at tho age
of 79. Ho was a native or weamey
county, Tcnn., and had lived In tui
ton since 1874.
D. B. Wilson went to St. Louis on
I have about 2B0 or 300 bushels of
choice cotton seed for planting. Call
row If you want nny. C. S, Driver.
Property owners In Ellison Addi
tion to West Hickman nro preparing
to lay a lot of concrete walks. This
la outsldo tho city limits.
W. C. Relney will embark In tho
brokerage business In a short time.
His line will consist of fruits, feed,
produce, etc. Further particulars later
but we are glad to see this busi
ness represented in Hickman.
Dolbert Choato was in Fulton Mon
at Bettersworth and
A. M. Tyler and H. T. Davis wero
in Fulton Tuesday.
Little Miss Allco Brooks Kllpatrlck,
of Memphis, is tho guest of her grand
paronts, Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ellison.
Lindsay Jackson and wife drovo
over from Hickman Sunday and re
mained till yesterday as the guest3
ot Mr. Jackson's father's family near
town. Clinton GazeUo.
Burnle Hughes was
1,000 Black Locust Fence Posts for
sale, at 25c each. See Walter Mc
Murry, at Hickman tic
It Is rumored that a Hickman
young lady and a gentleman residing
near Fulton are to bo married be
tween now and June 10th.
T. J. Montgomery, a prominent coal
mine operator of Providence, Ky.,
was tho guest of his brother, W. V
Montgomery, first ot tho week. Ho
was on his way home from a short
stay in Memphis,
HARPER'S NEICE TO WED. '
From the Porterville, Cal., ppr
we clip the following: relative to the
marriage of Miss Vera Eastwood, of
Los Angeles, Cal., who la a nelce ot
W. J. Harper of near this city:
Tho Misses Eastwood have an
nounced the engagement of their sis
ter, Vera, to Robert Angus Mack, of
Porterville. The wedding Is to be
celebrated early in June and after a
honeymoon ot some six weeks their
future home is to be made in Porter
ville. Miss Eastwood Is a member of a
very old and prominent Keniucicy
family and only for the past four
years has been making her vhome on
tho Coast She Is at present In Salt
Lake City where her friends have
beeen giving her a round of tea.
dances and showers in anticipation of
her approaching marriage. A girl of
great personal charm, Miss Eastwood f
Is an accomplished musician and Is V
widely admired among a wide circle t
of personal friends. Mr. Mack Is the
editor of tho Dally Porterville Mes
senger and is known as a contribu
tor to eastern magazines as well as
in the newspaper world of the valley.
J. (i. Ross, nizht engineer at the
Mengel Box Co., tvho came to Hick
man a short time ago, has had more
than his share of sorrow In the past
two months. He returned from Okla
homa Tuesday, where he was called,
on account of the Illness of his fath
er and little daughter. Both of them
died. Only a short tlmee ago, his
wife died in a hospital ih Louisville.
Few of us can appreciate the full ex
tent of such great sorrow and mis
fortune. Added to this, is that deso
late feeling of loneliness that comes
from being among strangers. If ever
a man deserved sympathy and words
of consolation, It is Mr. Ross. To
giro up in so short a time father.
wife and daughter. Is tearing the very
heart-strings and It taxes the Btrength
of strong men. tries the faith of
those, however religious, to bear up
under the weight of such burdens,
and say to themselves "Thy will he
The following program has been
arranged for the exercises at the
Court House next Sunday:
Bible reading Rev. G. W. Wilson.
Quartet Messra. Barrett, Threlkeld
Roney and Housley.
Invocation Rev. H. B. WllllamB.
Glory Song Choir and audience.
Baccalaureate Sermon Rev. Henry
Doxology Choir and audience.
Benediction Rev. G. W. Wilson.
It has been suggested that the C,
M. & G. railroad will have a new
schedule for Its trains when they re
sume business through to Hickman.
The passenger service may not be
changed but little, but the change Is
being made in the time the local
freight Is due to leave Hickman. The
M. & O., N. C. & St. L. and the. C.
M. & G. have entered into a freight
rate agreement giving Tlpionvlllo and
Rldgley tho same rates that the Illi
nois Central Is giving us to Dyers
burg. These rates will apply from
all Mississippi and Ohio river points
except Memphis. Tho O. M. & G.
has established direct connection
with the N. C. & St. L. at Hickman,
and tho M. & O. already having con
nection at Union City, promises to
deliver freight from St Louis and
Cairo, routed M. & O. and Hickman
to tho C. M. & G., tho samo day that
It leaves St, Louis. The change in
the schedule of tho local freight leav
ing Hickman will be made to meet this
new fast service Freight routed M.
& O., and Hickman, leaving St Louis
one evening will be delivered at sta
tions on the lino the next afternoon,
coming in through car without trans
fer or re-handllng, which will lnauro
It being In good order when received
here. Wo hope that all of our mer
chants will give this new service a
trial by routing their shipments that
way. Lake County News.
Out in tho 3rd district of Obion
county, the office of Magistrate is
being much sought. Those In tho
raco at present are M. Tull, Madison
Konnell, 'Squire Hicks, Fred Robin
son and A. E. Caldwell. Their elec
tion comes off the first Thursday la
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