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Helps a Judge In Bad Fix.
Justice Ell Cherry, of QrlUIs Mills,
Tonn., was plainly worried. A bad
aoro on bit log bad battled several
doctori and long resisted all remcdlos
"I thought It was a cancer," ho wrote
"At last I used Bucklcn's ArJca
Salvo, and was completely cureu.
Cures, bums bolls, ulcers cuta, piles
and brulsos. 25o at Holm & KUlson'
ELECTION OF TEACHERS. I
The eloctlon of teachers for the ru-'
ral schools will bo held Juno 1st,
Teachers wishing positions will nleaa
fllo applications with tho sub-district
trustees. State the number of years
taught and the kind of certificate
held. Virginia Luton. Co. Supt.
Sweet Potato Slips
OLD TIME YELLOW YAMS
Guaranteed strong, healthy plnnta and true to name. Price at
beds 15c per 100, $1.50 per 1,000. Leave orders with H. E.
Lurhn, tiickman, or phone or write
H. L. CURL1N, Woodland Mills, Tennessee
The people of Hick
man and vicinity are
finding out that they
Save 5 to
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by trading here. Biggest line ever brought to
Hickman ready for your inspection. Outfits for
the buggy, wagon, plow, saddle horse- everything
in harness. We also make a specialty of repair
ing harness and shoes. Let us figure with you.
HICKMAN HARNESS CO.
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The Two Best Brands of
made are sold by us on terms.
Hickman Furniture Co.
E. E. REEVES, Mgr. Next Door to P. O.
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THIS is the month Tornado Insurance protects your
1 Roof, Windows, Doors, Chimneys, and, in fact, your
whole house, at a ridiculously low price.
A. E. KENNEDY
Writes Tornado, Life, Fire, Burglary and All Kinds
"BETTER BE INSURED THAN SORRY"
USEFUL AS TOOL SHARPENER
Blade Held Against a Revolving Wheel
With Rough 8urface Feund to
An Implement for sharpening tool!
has bean patented by a Pennsylvania
man. A handle has a frame In which
a wheel wltha facing of sharpanlnc
matrW Is plvotod. This facing con
slata of a series of rldcea and Inter
poted gjooTes splrallj arranged. Tho
upper part of tho frame has a sheath
to bold a tool or tho blado of a tool
against the sharpening surfaoe. On
tl) other sldo of tho wheel Is a drlT
lng mechanism conslsUng of a smaller
Useful Toot Sharpener.
wheel to which cords are affixed. As
these cords are wound or unwound
j palling them In one direction or
another, ths sharpening wheel Is made
to rotate backward and forward and
the tool blade Is ground to an dga
just as It would be If It was held
against a wheel drlrea br foot power
or some other motlre power.
MAKING PENS OF TANTALUM
Excellent Properties of Metal Have
Suggested Idea of Using It for
The excellent properties of tantalum
ban suggested the Idea of using this
metal for writing pens. Most of the
peas now used are of steel, wboeo
elasticity sires the desired pliability
to the pens. But the steel pen rusts
easily and la attacked by Ink. Gold
la rustproof and not so attacked. But
gold alone la too soft, and the extreme
points must have some hard metal Ilk
Iridium soldered to them to make
them durable, which Is complicated
and expensive. Some very Interesting
-teU have been made by German
atoientlsts. The tantalum metal waa
oat, formed and split like an ordinary
steel pen. Then the points were bent,
ground shaped, and hardened by a spe
cial hardening process, which waa
found to greaUy prolong the life of
the pens. Comparative testa were
made between steel, gold, and tantal
um pen polnta on six mile of paper,
and the results showed the hardened
tantalum pea to be far superior to the
others. The chemical testa showed
theee pens to be proof against tne
EFFICIENT AS WATER FILTER
Cheap and Simple Device Easily May
Be Arranged by Using Ordinary
Pipe and Plttlnge.
A cheap, simple and efficient water
filter may be made of ordinary pipe
and fittings. Owing to the bad con
dition of the water supply In our city,
I constructed such a filter, and It gave
good results. The filter Is attached
to the water main Just back of the
fauoet, says a writer in the Popular
Mechanics. Thu large pipe or body of
the filter la filled with charcoal. C,
which is held in place with wool felt
or filter paper, B, and backed with
wire gause, A A. The main body of
the filter la made of 1H-Inch Iron
pipe with 1H by 94 Inch reducers on
Tobe Mosloy says as soon as a per
son gets corns on his feet ho begins
to get them on his mind.
While whittling on a wagon spoke
this morning Poke Eazley made the
prediction tnat shade will be very
scarco this summer, every Indication
pointing In that direction. In his
yard he has a small tree used exclus
ively for sitting under In tho sum
mer time, and with the assistance of
an umbrella It furnishes about all the
While- gottlng his hair cut the oth
or morning Jefferson Potlocks gave
It as his opinion that as long as u
person stays n round Uio front ond of
a beo he will not set stung.
After having been completely over
come by disappointment In love, fol
lowing a general financial break
down, Sidney Hocks went down to
the creek with the Intention of drown
ing himself but backed out of the
notion on account of the creek be
ing so high.
Tho Tin Peddler has made his ap
pearance In our vicinity again, and
succeeded in selling Sim Flinders a
wash pan. The Hogwallow Improve
ment Society should do all In their
power to encourage the Tin Peddler
In his visits as nothing can help the
looks of a community so much as
Caster Sunday was delayed one
week this year on account of the fall
uro of Miss Flutio Belcher's hat to
get here on time..
Tho noweat addition to the world
of literature In this section Is Crick
et Iljcks. Ho has long held conceal
ed In his bosom a burning ambition
to do successful literary work, and
nt lost it seems that his struggles
have been crowned with success, he
having received word this week, of,
his appointment as agent hero for a
magazine published In Augusta, Me.
Notwithstanding the almost Impas
sable condition of our public roads,
the Deputy Constable continues to re
main far ahead of all opponents in
his race for re-election.
Now that the strong March winds
have died down Mlsa Hostetter Hocks
will probably play a few gentle spring
zophyrs on her accordeon.
Tho Tlckvllle Tidings failed to ap
pear, its editor being engaged in the
more refined pursuit of breaking up
ground for a corn patch. He announc
ed that he was compelled to follow
the mule last week, he will be back
In his literary pursuit of driving the
muse this week.
The Excelsior Fiddling Band has
decided to support Bryan, and aro
after the contract to furnlBh music
on tho night of his election.
Sim Flinders has been showing an
Irish potato to several persons at
the postofflce this week. This Is the
potato Sim raised on his farm last
Tho Mall Carrier is rapidly recov
ering from bis recent attack of small
pox, and along With many scars bears
the distinction of not having missed
a day from his services for Uncle
Sam. Aa soon as It has been for
gotten that the Mall Carrier had the
smallpox ho can pass these scars off
as soino having been received during
tho Civil War.
The roof at tho Dog H1U Church
sprung a leak last Sunday during
tha sermon. Fletcher Henstcp hap
pened to be Bitting directly under
tho leak and did not have to move,
ho being a Methodist.
Tho Two Twins-of the Calf nibs
community were In our midst this
week, and before departing for home
they bought some two-fer cigars.
Tho Two Twins seem to enjoy one
another's company more than they do
anybody else's, as they remind each
other of each other so much.
Slim Pickens came Into possession
of a now derby hat while over at
Tlckvlllo tho other day. The derby
Is too large at present, but Slim ex
pects to fatten up a lot this summer.
Rev. H. J. Gelger Is the first citi
zen of Hickman to be vaccinated a-
gainst typhoid fever. The Innocula-
tlon was made Friday afternoon by
Dr. H. E. Prather, and Rev. Geler
suffered little or no Inconvenience" as
a result. The innoculntlon Is per
formed In a manner very much like
vxcclnntlng against smallpox. How
ever the Typho-Bacterln Is Injected
Into the arm three times, at Intervals
of ten days. The typhoid bacillus, or
vaccine, contains upwards of ten mil
lions of these germs to the single
dose. Its merit as a preventative
cannot be disputed. Statistics show
that per 1,000 strength there were
98.4 cases with 12.6 deaths among the
unvacclnated, against 60.9 cases and
3.3 deaths among the vaccinated.
WARD LOSES RESIDENCE.
The two story residence on J. "Vv".
Ward's place, 'east of town, was de
stroyed hy fire Friday afternoon a
bout 1:30. The house waa occupied
by Ease Ward. Tom GHlam and fam
ily, who wore run out of their home"
in the bottom, were given temporary
quarters on the second floor of the
residence, and it was In his room that
the fire started, presumably from a
Practically nothing was saved. The
house was a complete loss. It was
valued at about $2000 with no insur
ance. Neither of the occupants of
the bouse carried Insurance, and per
sonal effects lost were worth approxi
This farm la better known aa the
old Nath Hagan place.
Plenty of brick at the brick yard
at $7.50. Car lots a" specialty. W.
Fifty millions loss already Inflicted
and millions more in prospect this
was the view taken by governmnet
experts on the Mississippi valley flood.
Hickman bankers are delighted with
the .announcement that the assess
ment of 80 per cent on the banks la
Kentucky will remain the same this
year as it was last year.
When the baby takes too much food
the stomach turns: the result is In
digestion, sourness and vomiting.
Frequently the bowels are involved
and there is colic pains and diarrhoea
McGEE'S BABY ELIXIR, Is a grand
corrective remedy for the stomajh
and bowel disorders of babies. It Is
pure, wholesome and pleasant to take
Price 25c and 60c per bottle. Sold by
Hickman Drug Co.
J. O. Ryan, formerly of Hickman,
vas here from Cairo Saturday and
Sunday. He is in the life Insurance
business at Cairo. Wo clip the fol
lowing from the Cairo Evening Citi
zen: "Greatly Increased business has
led to the creation of a new position
in the local offlco of the Metropoli
tan Life Insurance company, being
an assistant to Supt. Edwin Bond.
who has need of more help, becauso
of new territory the local office Is
opening. The position will be known
as General Assistant Superintendent
and will be filled by J. O. Ryan, who
liab earnued the promotion through
consistent efforts in the interest of
his company. Mr. Ryan Vl have his
headquarters here, but will spend
much of his time traveling, visiting
tho various agencies that are under
tho control of the Cairo office."
Paper Falsa Teeth.
False teeth made of paper In Ger
many ars said to retain their color as
well as porcelain ones, and to be
stronger and cheaper.
Do not forget me when you are in the mar
ket for building material. I buy in large
quantities and am therefore able to sell at as
low prices as anyone. At least you will
find it to your interest to ,get my figures on
Lumber, Shingles, Paints
Brick, Lime, Nails
Screens, Roofing, etc.
W. A. DODDS