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On the Streets
Warm Weather Apparel
T T ffxrf f Porosknit, Nainsook and Sw
UHUClWCai zette Long, short or unic
C"f fcii7 Hfl'sf'C 11 e ate shapes and up
OLiClW I Id US to-date styles. Get yours
now and get a season's wear.
n"f"i" flifi"Q ace f cool, light materials
OU1 L Ol 11 1 lo that give solid comrort and ser-
O4fl.fl p511TfQ""to meet 'e requirements of
Vvlii jT ClllL warm weather wear. Hun
dreds to select from and the
prices will surprise you.
I n7 hnP'Q e Packard, in black and tan,
LJ W OUUCd button or lace, and all the new
THE HICKMAN COURIER
"Covtrt Wtilern Ktntmkt UkethfOca"
SPEEO & SEXTON PUBLISHERS
Subscription Rates $1J0 Per Year
Manure hauling la in mason any
month of the year.
A atone silo, If properly built, -will
give good satisfaction.
Th bad road tax Is tho heaviest
tax tho farmer has to meet
Soil Improvement clubs are being
extensively organized these days.
Peas, beans and onions were first
known In Egypt many centuries ago.
Buy chicken wire to use In the gar
den instead of stakes wherever pos
sible. Tho silo helps solve the problem of
making a profit from $100 an acre
Low ground drained can be cultivat
ed earlier than high ground not
Decaying organic matter in the soil
adds to the warmth and stimulates
Do not let manuro accumulate in
the barn lots. The place for It Is In
Bushes and small trees too large for
the plow to root out should be cut
with an ax.
Plan your farm to reduce the neces
sity of buying additional food to the
Seed and the preparation of soil nre
the two important items determining
the yields of crops.
Take the dull plow share with you
the first time you go to town. It may
save a trip a little later.
A lot of poor seed corn will be
planted this year, as usual, with a
certainty that a poor stand will result.
Whore the manure spreader excels
in in making the manure go farther,
In spreading It moro vn!y. and in
1 htcnlni? the work.
The now fish law, passed by Uie
last legislature, Inflicts a heavy pen
alty for tho use of soUnots in any
Kentucky waters. It also makes It
u felony, punishable by a term Jn the
penitentiary, for any one to use dy
nnrnlto in any dream or pond in Ken
tucky. Hereafter, dynamiters and us
ers of nets and seine had better look
well to 'the banks and bends of the
streams and sot watches around tho
pond beforo dynamiting or seining
for the wardens will certainly got you
If you don't look out.
suits. Delightfully cool.
R. L. BRADLEY
VALUABLE FARM BY-PRODUCT
Many Farmers Neglect to Care tor
Manure and 8pend Their Money
for Commercial Fertiliser.
(By W. 1L KEL8ET.)
In splto of all that has been writ
ten telling of the value of stable
manure-there are many farmers who
still neglect to care for this valuable
by-product of the farm and spend
their money for commercial fertilizer.
I do not wish to discourage tho ura
I of commercial fertilizer, but it should
never be used until the Btable manure
J Is first taken care of and applied to
I the soil, If there is not sufficient
manure to meet the demands of the
. farm crops the deficiency should be
I supplied by using commercial fertil
i It Is rather difficult to estlmato the
value of stable manure In dollars and
cents as commercial fertilizers are
i valued, since the stable manure adds
I much valuable humus to the soil as
' well as direct plant food and the com
mercial fertilizer Is valued for the
direct plant food alone.
Dr. Alkman says that tho humus of
the stable manure Is worth quite as
much to the soil as the direct plant
food. Valuing the phosphoric acid at
five cents per pound, the potash at
five cents per pound and the nitrogon
at IS cents per pound a fair average
value of the stable manure may be
estimated as follows:
10 pounds nitrogen at 16 cents.. 11.60
10 pounds potash at 5 cents 60
6 pounds phosphoric acid at 6
Then If we add tho value of the
humuB, commission charged by agents
and freight on commercial fertilizers
we may still be conservative when we
double the commercial valuo of the
manure and count a ton of well
cared for stable manure worth $460
to the farm.
Its valuo Is not appreciated because
it Is a by-product and because farm
ers have fallen Into tho habit of neg
lecting to properly care for tho man
ure and apply It Judiciously.
Tho manure when allowod to ac
cumulate about tho stables is in tht
way and is a repulsive, bad-smelling
product, but when drawn to the field
and distributed over tho soil by moans
of spreaders It is out of the way and
Is also preparing the soil to grow t
Seo us for your spring suits. Wo
have tho goods and the prices aro
night. Sullivan Bros.
Miss Dottle Davidson returned Sat
urday from a ijslt with her father,
Dr. S. K. Davidson, in Memphis.
PENSION APPLICATIONS. .
First Payment Under New
Law to be made In August
The first applications for pensions
for Confederate veterans or their
widows wore filed In tho county
court last week. There are 32 In all
alx of these being by widows of vet
erans. Under tho law these applica
tions lay ovor 30 days in tho county
court, and are then forwarded to the
Pension Hoard at Frankfort. Tho
first pensions will. It Is Bald, bo paid
Following are the namos and resi
dences of the applicants:
Mrs. FannloAllen, Crutchfield.
Isaac D. Humphrey, Fulton.
J no. It. Brooks, Fulton.
V. M. Cox, Fulton.
Mrs. M. V. Walker. Hickman.
Mrs. Sarah J. Kirk, Hickman.
Mrs M. E Henry, Hlckiuun.
J W. Bland, Hickman.
Lovlo Bryant, Cayco.
J. P. Cuslck, Hickman. '
Houert Williams, Fulton.
Juo. It. Ventcu, Fulton.
llobt. D. Parker, Hickman.
It. S. Murphy, Fulton.
J. P. Workman, Fulton.
Itobert Hicks, Crutchfield.
W. C. Liggon, Fulton.
O. E. Hicks, Crutchfield.
J. F. Ivlo, Fulton.
It. A. Browder, Fulton.
T. J. Iteed, Fulton.
Mrs. E. C. Campbell, Fulton.
B. Lunsford, Fulton.
W. It, Wooton, Hickman.
J. Hay Blair, Fulton.
Sloan Bird Walton, Hickman.
C. K. Morris, Fulton.
It. B. Brovard, Hickman.
J. M. Freeman, Fulton.
A. D. Collins, Fulton.
W. J. Nanny, Fultoa.
Mrs. E. C. Campboll, Cayco.
Esquire H. S. Sacra died at Union
City Wednesday after an illness of
somo weeks. Jio was a leading citi
zen of tho town and for years hnd
been connected with tho county court
He was a lason and a Confederate
veteran and was held In esteem by
his many friends. His death occurr
ed at tbo homo of his daughter, Mrs.
V. D. Edwards'. He Is also famous
ai tho "Marrying Squire," having per
formed hundreds of ceremonies, a
number of which woro for Hickman
Mrs. V. Thomas, ot 1'aducah, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. A. M. Tyler.
$1 pen check pants for C0c Sulli
Miss Vera Thomas returned Tues
day from a short visit In Dyorsburg
Miss Albany Sanford, of Union City
spout Sunday with Miss Vera Thomas
Plenty of brick at tho brick yard
n 17.50. Car lota a specialty. W. A,
Mrs. Geo. Coon and children left
Monday for Newborn, Teun., for a
lsit with relntlvcs.
The Woman's CIIc Lcaguo will
meet at tho Court House next Tues
day, May 23, at 3:00 p. m.
Mrs. Joo Vandergrlff leaves In a
short tlmo for Cincinnati to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Dlcknmn.
All tho Alumni mombers are re
quested to meet at Mlmt Magalt-e
lUce'a home next Tuesday night.
Hubo Calm, of Tlptonvlllo, was
hero Friday and Saturday, un route
homo from Virginia whsro he had
been to boo his son, who hn Just
been oporated on for appendloltls.
Tho tow-boat Spraguc, with 3.600.
000 bushols of coal, struck a flot
owned by the Kentucky Coal company
when attempting to pans Memphis
and sank six" coal boats lofting 300.
000 bushols of coal.
If It bo'truo that luxuriant locust
bloom Is tbe forerunner of abundant
crops, then tho farmors need not be
uneasy this year. Wo do not nwiiein
her to hnto seen a heavier bloom of
tbo locust, and tho air has bvon fra
grant with tho pcrfumo of the no bio
sorao for several days. Midway Cllp-
Hickman won the first gamo of ball
played on tho homo ground. Friday,
from Brownsville by a score of 9 to
2 The game was feautrtd by havy
hitting by the locals Tho teams play
ed well In tho field, accepting sovoral
difficult chances without errors The
batteries: Brownsville. WJHlums, Up-
church and Williams, Glldowoll; Hick
man, Sexton, Caldwell, Soxton and
Mrs J. L. Amberg entertained Tues
day night at 600 In honor of her vis
itor, Miss Marguorllo Bond, of Sohu
man Springs. Mo. A salad courso and
cream and cake were served. Tlioso
present woro Messrs. W. C. IUx-d, A
E. Owens, Ford. Mnddox, II. E Cur
Un, N II Holcorabe, Cow gill HoKors,
K. A. Tally and C M. Reynolds and
Misses Charlotto Hubbard. Virginia
Prnther, Frank) o Held, Homer Greeu.
Mario Brovard and Louise Aiwood
Misses and Cbildreos
We are showing the most complete and desirable assort
ments of Pumps, Slippers and Shoes for Misses and Child
ren ever displayed in Hickman. Ail the prettiest and most
fashionable lasts, the most popular leathers and materials,
in the season's leading colors are here. The mother who is
interested in the comfort and appearance of her little folks
will find that our shoes not only appeal to her good sense and idea of beauty,
but that they also delight the child. Bring or send in your boy or girl it is our
pleasure to serve the little folks.
Zeigler Bros. Slippers
We are showing a complete line of Pumps, Colonials, Straps and Oxfords all
the new shapes in White, Tan, Kids and Patents at
BALTZER & DODDS
DID you ever wear a nice Blue Serge coat with
light flannel trousers ? Nothing could be finer
for Summer wear, for the combination is truly
charming. We suggest a full blue serge suit with
extra trousers of light color, which really gives you
the benefit of two distinct changes. If this does not
appeal, let us show you the latest Summer fabrics
in all the newest weaves and colorings -nobby and
clever beyond compare. To measure only at popu
Wo woro glad to see our good
friend S. P. Henry able to bo in town
Tuesday. He has spent most of the
post six months Tn ft Nashville hos
pital. Part of the Cumberland Tolephono
Co construction crew, who wore In
sulting tho now awltohboard here,
were called to Camden. Tonn.. Tues
day to splice a cable which was out
In twv by thoughtful "yegginen" who
robbed tho Cnmdon llnnk Monday
NOTICE: All deeds for lots In the
Industrial Ioguc Addition are now
ready for doll cry. Il purchasers
aru requested to call and Ret same at
once not later than Friday noon
as I will be out of town for several
dars. Office over llkkhian Bank Ac
Trust Co. Please give this matter
your Immediate attention. Walter 1:
Tho tug France, property of tho
Hallidny Sand Co, at Cairo, was
burned to the water's edge Monday
morning whw flro brokn exit tn Uie
engine room, and fanned by a strong
wind esMolop'd tho entire boat In n
short tlmo. Tho tug was moored at
the romblno flot The loss will a
mount to about 110.000. tho boat be
ing entirely destroyed and only par
$2.50 to $4.00
Convention next Saturdny.
Miss Pinkie Shuck daughter of t apt
W A Shuck, of tho Jordan notefebor
hood, stuck a rusty nail In hr rum
Tuesday of last week, and ai i it
suit slio has boon laid up for ser
al days Physicians ha bvnu call
d In and the Injured minbr n
lancftl, but tho oung luuy Is si.i
Hory IVnuoorat in FuHon wrni.iy
should como out next Saturday ahr
noon and take part In the nn
Uon, which will solcCt dl-wirs t
tbo IjouIsvIIIo convention. A M T
ler. a staunch IVinioornt and hh- ut
tbo party's )oung leaders. Is a ran
dldalo for dulegatu to the BlUwr
nominating contention, and Utsr u
no good reason why he should no
be thus honored.
The commissary will bo closed i.it
wsok. according to Commissary
ganl Hnkor About 100 people r
still drawing rations. These wui t
given n ten days' supply first of ii
comlntc week and tho relief work ti
continued. A few families are nil
In tents. Whsn these find how
canijw will U broken It Is ho-d
for all time to come. I.kut. N t
Ititnsey has Uoi-n transferred to -'
tlv Rock. Ark , and loft for that hw
Tuewday D. Q. CO.