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The Bolivar Bulletin.
J. C. 11. It. TIME TABLE.
Effective Sunday, Dec. 9, 1900.
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W. A. HOUSE, Agent
We are authoriz-d to announce N. F. Hi.i-r as a
candidate lor Marshal ol the town of fWKar. Elec
tion, Tuesday, January 22, 1901.
Mrs. F. S. Luther has return
ed from Bellbuckle.
Mrs. Mollie Jones returned to
Middleton last week.
Mr. Joe Hose is erecting a new
store house at Vildo.
Master Ilarrell Wilson return
ed Tuesday to Russell.
Miss Mary D. McNeal returned
to St. Louis, last week.
Miss Sophie Sloan visited Jack
son the first of the week.
Miss Annie Mitchell returned
to Mason Tuesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Bryant, of
Saulsbury, are visiting in Bolivar.
--Mr. Ed. Boyd, of Covington,
was among Bolivar's visitors this
Mrs. S. L. Jewell and children
returned to Trenton Tuesday
Mr. Will Doyle has moved from
the 7th to the 4th district, near
Miss Carrie Sloan left with the
bridal party for Nashville Wednes
Frank Campbell, of the 5th
district, has entered the Bolivar
Mrs. J. Woodson Savage and
little son, Eugene, returned Friday
Mrs. Alice Ilardaway is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. W . 11. Mew
hern, of Seelig, Ark.
Mr. A. M. Kahn returned Mon
day from Memphis, where he atten
ded a new year's ball.
Mr. Southall Tate visited his
brother, Mr. M. P. Tate, at Hele
na, Ark., this week.
Misses Mollie Ruffin and Nell
Carter, of Jackson attended the
Foster -Sloan marriage.
Wanted To buy Fireproof
Safe, suitable for books, papers,
etc. Apply at Bulletin, office.
Miss Eddie Jackson, daughter
of the late Andrew Jackson, died
last week near Grand Junction.
Mesdames Armistead and C.
II. Newborn, with their children,
returned to Conway, Ark., the first
of the week.
Messrs. Tom Marshall, A. B,
Hammonds and Charles IIemmer,of
the 9th district, left a few days ago
Robert Hamer was accidentally
shot and killed by Dock Puckett
last week near Saulsbury. Both
Rev. G. A. Strickland, of
Okolona, Miss., will preach in the
Presbyterian Church Sunday morn
ing and evening.
Mesdames J. T. Stone, of Me
don, and . E. Nesbit, of Arkan
sas, ire visiting the family of Mr.
1. M. Emerson.
Mr. J. W. Barbour and family,
who have been living in the 7th
district, have recently moved to
Tiie Whiteville News has re
cently been purchased by Mr. W.
C. Needham. "We wish our friend
the best of success.
Mr. L. A. Kenny and family re
turned Friday evening from a visit
to the family of Mr. L. M. Carring-
ton, McKinnie, Texas.
Cascade and Paducau Club,
two of the leading brands manufac
tured. For sale by R.M.Redfeakn,
Coates Block, Bolivar, Tenn.
Mr. John Atkins, of Vildo,
killed six seventeen months old hogs
last week that weighed 2,514 pounds
an average of 410 pounds each.
Mr. George T. Ferrell, of
Mountain View, Oklahoma, is visit
insr relatives here. Mr. Ferrell was
a citizen of Hardeman up to 1878.
I. W. Hamer is the Gold Medal
whiskey of the world. Highest
awards at Paris,1900; Chicago,1893;
New Orleans. 1885. Unbeaten and
Unbeatable! Sold by Seddens &
Co., Bolivar, lenu.
Mrs. John Prewitt and Mrs. J.
13. Foote, two estimable ladies, died
at Whiteville on the 2nd of Janua
ry. The former was buried at Mt.
Moriah and the latter at the Crow
der graveyard. The funeral servi
ces of both were eouducted by Rev.
D. D. Shuck.
The following is the meteoro
logical report for 1900: Total rain
fall, 58 3 inches; the greatest
amount, 13.05, falling in June and'
the least amount, .82 in August;
maximum temperature, 97, mini
mum 4, range 93. February 2nd
was the coldest day, August 2ist
the warmest. .
-For Sale Farm containing'
19G acres; 80 acres in cultivation,
balance timbered with cypress and
willow bottom. - Good double-room
dwelling and two Other settlements,
also horse gin. Located seven
miles northwest of Bolivar. For
terms and further information ap
ply to E. V. Hall, Yum Yum,
At a meeting of tbe stockhold
ers of the Bank of Bolivar held
Tuesday, G. T. Ingram was elected
president, W C. Dorion was reelect
ed Cashier and John L. Mitchell
was reelected Assistant Cashier.
The Board of Directors is as fol
lows: G. T. Ingram, D. E. Dur
rett, Jno. W. Nuckolls, W. T. An
derson, G. M. Savage, W. C. Do
rion, Jno. P. Douglas.
The fragile babe and the growing
child are strengthened by White's
Cream Vermifuge. It destroys
worm's gets digestion at work, and
so rebuilds the body. Price 25 cents.
Sold by W. J. Cox.
As a new year's present, the
territory of Mr. W. F. McCarley,
claim agent of the Illinois Central,
was extended to Carboudale, 111.
Heretofore he covered the territory
south of the Ohio river to Grenada,
Miss. The railroad company has a
most valuable man in Mr. McCar
ley and his continued promotions
attest the fact that his worth is appreciated.-
His many friends here
are glad to hear of his success.
Dr. C. M. Stewart, of Mem
phis, was elected at the January
term of the Quarterly Court of
Shelby County Superintendent of
the Shelby County Insane Asylum,
winning over a number of strong
competitors. Dr. Stewart is a
brother in law of Dr. J. P. Doug
las,, of Bolivar. He has frequently
visited our city and has made many
friends, all of whom will learn with
pleasure of his election to this im
Whosoever has suffered from
piles knows how painful and troub
lesome they are. Tabler's Buckeye
Pile Ointment is guaranteed to cure
piles. Price 50
cents in bottles,
Tubes, 75 cents.
Sold by W. J.
Mr. S. F. Phillips, of Leonard,
Texas, speut the holidays with rela
tives in Hardeman County. Mr.
Phillips was formerly a resident of
the 8th district, and served his peo
ple as magistrate for six years. He
left here five years ago for Texas
and he informs us that he is pros
pering in his new home. Last year
he cultivated 47 acres in cotton from
which he gathered 43 bales, and on
12 acres, he made 500 bushels of
The case which attracted the
greatest interest at the present term
of Circuit Court was the State vs.
Will Williams. It will be remem
bered that on October 9, 1899, Wil
liams murdered Thomas P. Neely,
marshal of Middleton. The case
has been continued from term to
term and was finally disposed of at
the present term. Williams was
sentenced to 20 years in the peni
tentiary. Herbine should be used to enrich
and purify the blood; it, cures all
forms of blood disorders, is espec
ially useful in fevers, skin erup
tions, boils, pimples, blackheads,
scrofula, salt rheum and every form
of blood irapuriety; it is a 6afe and
effectually cure. Price, 50 cents.
SokLby W. J. Cox.
"Dr. W. G. Spurlock and Miss
Laura Edythe Blair were married in
this city by Rev. J. W. Hill Mou-j
day afternoon. Dr. Spurlock is
one of Hunt County's old, refined
gentlemen and lives near South Sul
phur, while his bride is a young and
accomplished lady. Many friends
wish them a bon voyage on the sea
of matrimony." The above is from
the Greenville, (Tex.) Banner, of
Jan. 2, 1901. The bride is a most
intellectual and talented lady, whose
former home was Hardeman, and
whose numerous friends here extend
FOR HARDEMAN COUNTY
Meeting called to order at 10 o'clock a. m., in Court
tlouse, by the President.
Invocation by Rev. J. M. Scott.
Reading of minutes by the Secretary.
' 1. How to maintain the fertility of the soil and to re
claim ground that has been impoverished. D.J.Campbell,
Charlie Harris and W. A. Gibson.
2. Diversification of crops. J. A. Black, F. S. Lu
ther, J. W. Wilkes and R. R. Crawford.
3. How to feed and raise swine profitably. W. N.
Sparkman and Robert Galloway.
4. Corn and cotton culture. W. C. Pirtlc, W. P.
Nuckolls, Nat Huddleston and T. J. Ayers.
5. Country Schools. W. A. Caruthcrs, A. E. Hlack,
W. L. Fish, and J. D. Woods.
G. Why all taxable property should be properly as
sessed and how. J. FI. Franklin and J. V. Jones.
Every Farmer in Hardeman County is. considered a
memberof the Institute and all are cordially invited to
attend and take part in the program.
G. A. Black, W. A. Cahutiieks,
The year 900 was the most
successful of my business ca
reer, and to my friends and pat
rons I am profoundly grateful.
Soliciting a continuation of
your patronage and wishing all
a prosperous and happy New
fcfctW. J. COX.
Dr. Robert Wood Tate, Coun
ty Health Officer, was called to
Hickory Valley Tuesday to visit a
suspected case of smallpox, which
after examination he pronounced
a true case. The patient is a col
ored man, who recently came into
the community from Texas. lie
and the family with which he has
been stopping have been isolated.
TI.e Board of Aldermen of Bolivar
metTuesday and quarantined against
We copy the following from
the Somerville Journal.concerning a
former citizen of Bolivar: "Prof.
T. T. Hdrdy was unanimously re
elected County Superintendent of
the Public Schools of Fayette Coun
ty at this January term. Prof. Har
dy, we are informed, is the oldest
county superintendent in the state,
as to term of office, he having been
first elected in January 1890. At
the expiration of this term it will
be twelve years or six terras. Quite
a compliment to any official."
The properties of Ballard's Snow
Liniment, possess a range of use
fulness greater than any other
remedy. A day seldom passes in
every household, especially where
there are children, that it is not
needed. Price, 25" and 50 cents.
Sold by W. J. Cox.
John A. Lambert died Friday
at the residence of his father in law,
Mr. John Murley, in the 18th dis
trict. His remains were brought
to Bolivar Saturday and the funeral
services Were held at the residence,
of his sister, Mrs. J. D. Swine
broad, conducted by Rev. J. M.
Scott. The burial was in Union
Cemetery with Masonic honors.
Deceased was a member of the
Methodist Church, also of the Ma
sonic Fraternity, Knights of Py
thias and Woodmen of the World.
A large concourse of friends were
present at his burial.
"Cards were issued yesterday
by Mr. and Mrs. .Robert J. Hayes
for the marriage of their daughter,
Miss Lucile Cotten, and Mr. Wil
liam R. Sparkman. The happy
event will take place January 16th,
at 4 o'clock p. m., at their country
home, ten miles north of this city.
Mr. Sparkman holds a responsible
position with the firm of Uraphleet
& Griffin, this city, and the bride-
expectant is a member of one of the
The above notice is taken from the
January 28, 1901.
Jackson Whig, of Sunday. Mr.
Spark'raan's many friends in this, his
home county, extend congratulations
A German, John Katzer by
name, aged 3:? years, was discover
ed Monday about three and a half
miles southeast of Hickory Valley,
by Messrs. Wiley and Henry Fu
trell, with an ugly wound in his
throat and two gashes upon his left
wrist. He was brought to Bolivar
on the local freight and his wounds
were dressed by Drs. Tate and
Taylor. Kalzer was a 6tranger
and had been seen wandering about
for several days. When questioned
he admitted that he inflicted the
wounds with his own hands, claim
ing that he was being pursued. He
was adjudged insane and sent to the
Western Hospital, where he died
Many a bright and happy house
hold has been thrown into sadness
and sorrow because of the death of
a loved one from a neglected cold.
Ballard s Horehound Syrup is the
great cure for coughs, colds aud all
pulmonary ailments. Price, 25 and
50 cents. Sold by W. J. Cox.
The following telegram from
Manila appearded in Tuesday's
papers: "Gen MacArthur, accom
panied by his staff, . reviewed the
Thirty-seventh regiment of volun
teer infantry on the Luneta field
this atternoon. All the companies
were together almost for the first
time since the regiment was organ
ized. After" the review the reg
iment was drawn up in close order
and Gen. MacArthur, in a farewell
address, congratulated the officers
and men on their bravery, discip
line aud judgment, concluding his
remarks with a hearty "God bless
vu, comrades." The Thirty'
seventh will sail for home on the
transport Sheridan Thursday. More
than half the men aud many of the
officers came from Tennessee." Mr.
J. T. Joyner, Jr., of Bolivar, is
member of the Thirty-seventh.
lhe JMetnouist Church was
crowded on Wednesday evening at
the prayer meeting hour, the oc
casion being the marriage of Miss
Sophia Sloan and Hon. J. A. Fos
ter. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. J. M. Scott. Miss Sloan
w.a3 becomingly gowned in castor
silk "with ribbon trimmings and
wore a nanne velvet hat. one car
ried a large bunch of violets.. Mr
Foster wore a regulation suit of
black broadcloth. The bridal par
ty left on the north bound train for
Nashville, carrying with them the
best wishes of a host of friends,
Many beautiful presents were pre
sented to the happy pair. Miss
Sloan is a daughter of Fletcher
Sloan, a talented architect and con
tractor and citizen of Bolivar in the
70's. Mr. Foster is a prominent
member of the Bolivar bar and for
two terms has represented Harde
man County in the Legislature. ;
St. Katharine News.
Mr. T. F. Liddy, of Monte Vista,
Colo., was a recent visitor.
Miss Effie Van Cleve, of Maiden,
Mo., entered school this week.
Mr. A. H. Jones, of Oxford
University, visited his sister during
A small but congenial compauy
met December 31st to watch the
old century out and hear the new
one rung into existence. Light re
freshments were served and an ap
propriate service of prayer and song
was held at the miduight hour.
Miss Mary McNeal added much to
the pleasure of all by singing iii her
most impressive manner the pathet
iG solo, "The Children's Home."
Several choice selections by piano
aud voice were rendered by the tal
ented Mrs. Malkoff.
Great was the joy at St. Kathar
ine's when it was known that the
valuable library of the late Dr.
Martin was to be given to the
school. As two of the things most
dearty loved by Dr. Martin in life
were St. Katharine's School and his
library, it was considered appropri
ate by his sons that these two should
be together after his death. The
collection includes works on theolo
gy, science, art and literature and
contains 2000 volumes. This gift,
apart from being" a thing greatly
ueeded in the 6chool has a value in
the hearts of the pupils and faculty
that cannot be estimated in this life.
As "his great and loyal heart ever
beat with love aud sympathy for
the young womanhood of his belov
ed Dixie, so will his influence live
on in his spirit, which seems to per
vade the books he has handled so
Resolutions of Respect.
We, the committee appointed to
draft resolutions in regard to our
deceased brother, J. A. Lambert,
make this humble report:
To the Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brothers
of Bolivar Lodze No. 608, F. and A. M.
We, your committee appointed
to draft resolutions on the death of
our brother, J. A. Lambert, beg
leave to make the following report:
W hereas it has pleased the Su
preme Architect of the Universe to
call from labor to rest our worthy
brother, J. A. Lambert
Resolved 1st, That we bow with
humble submission to the will of
Resolved, That this lodge has
lost an upright, member, his wife a
kind and loving husband, his church
a devoted member and this commu
nity a good citizen.
Resolved, That this lodge tender
condolences to the bereaved widow
Resolved, That a copy 'of these
resolutions be spread upon the min
utes of this lodge, a copy presented
to the widow, a copy given to the
county papers for publication.
C. M. Wellons, )
J. V. Curlin, VCom.
G. T. Ingram, i
Miss Fannie Patrickvboru Janu
ary 15, 1880, died January 2, 1901,
aged 20 years, 11 months and 18
days. Thus reads the sad chron
icle of a young life, full of useful
promise. She was a consistent
member of the Bolivar Baptist
Church and died in the triumphs of
faith. She will be so sadly missed
by her many friends and grief
stricken relations, but she "rests in
peace" and is happier now than
when patiently suffering her afflic
tion. May God comfort the sad
hearts and bereaved home, .and pre
pare us to meet her in heaven, is
the prayer of II kr Pastoh.
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For 20 Years Has Led all Worm Remedies. B.
Colds are prevalent.
Mr. Will R. Sparkmau, an em
ploye of the furniture and under
taking: establishment of Umphleet
& Griffin, Jackson, visited the fam
ily of his father, Mr. W. N. Spark
man, during the holidays.
Mr. Johnnie Bryant, who has
been attending the Grand Junction
school, principalled by Prof. W. R.
Lewellyn, is enrolled as a pupil at
Miss Donie Sparkman spent sev
eral of the holidays visiting the fam
ily of your scribe's father.
Mrs. U. A. West and her two
charming daughters, Misses Julia
and Eudora, were visitors of rela
tives in District No. 17 recently.
The Alexander's school, under
tbe wise and efficient management
of Miss Sallie Kearney, one of Boli
var's popular young ladies, opened
Monday December 31st.
Messrs. D. M. Sparkman and Ed
gar Galloway visited homefolks dur
ing the holidays.
Mr. aud Mrs. Peter Porter were
recent guests of Vaughan's relatives.
Mrs. Patsie Galloway visited the
families of W. D. Galloway and W.
N. Sparkman during the holidays.
Mr. A. D. Hornsby, an enthusias
tic student of Fairview Academy,
made a trip to Jackson last week.
We are sorry to chronicle the ill
ness of Mr. Jim Hornsby and trust
he will soon be out again.
Miss Barrett, of Ark., is visiting
in this vicinity, the. guest of the
The enterprising citizens of this
Vicinity are erecting a new fence
around the "Wesley Cemetery which
adds much to its phenomenon.
After a few days vacation, school
has reopened with good enrollment.
WTith best wishes for the success
of the Bulletin and its raauy read
ers, I am your dear Unclk Moses.
black's academy, district, no. G.
The first term at Black's Acade
my is still at the head with honors
fast accumulating. Iudeed the pros
pects for the future are especially
flattering. The people of the com
munity have been alive to their in
terests and have soared no pains nor
labor to advance to the position of
'peer of peers." They should feel
justly proud of their good beginning.
The Xmas tree was a success in
every particular. It was highly
complimented, not only for its
beauty, but for its value. All en
joyed the occasion to the fullest ex
tent. Even Santa Claus was in un
usually good spirits never looked
nor felt better. lie was indeed
kind to all young and old were
ladened with gifts, rich, rare aud
racy, of every conceivable shape,
form and fashion.
Mr. Houston Nuckolls, who has
spent the past two mouths with his
mother returned to Jackson Mon
Mrs. Neely, who is at present the
guest of Mrs. Robt. Harris, will
leave soon for Collierville, where
she expects to reside in the future.
Mr. Joel Mc Williams, of Texas,
spent the holidays with his parents.
Our vicinity is growing rapidly,
new. buildings going up. Messrs.
be sent to
I WHITE'S CREAM
Most in Quantity. . Best la Quality.
JAMES F- BALLARD, St. Louls.
Preston and Knox Nuckolls will
soon have completed two new resi
dences, ready for rent.
The bridge recently built is quite
an addition to the community and
soon the new road will be ready for
Mr. Lyn Lightfort and family
have returned from Saulsbury. Wcv
are glad to note that the health of
his household is much improved.
No one is missed more from our.
midst than the clever, genial heart
ed Oscar Black, who has a smile
and a good word for all. We hope
that he will soon be one of us again.
Miss Katye Thompson was the
pleasant guest of Mrs.PrestonNuck
olls last week. XX
G. B. Milstead has moved to
Miss Ida Ragan is visiting rela
tives at Cloverport.
G. P. Vaughan was at Bolivar
Saturday on a business errand.
Esq.- W. J. Milstead and wife
4. c i : . u .i. c : i r
W. M. Ragan.
Mrs. Will Birmingham returned
Saturday from Mississippi, where
she spent the holidays.
"Uncle Fuller" and spouse spent
Sunday very pleasantly as guests of
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Milstead.
Miss Sallie Johns, of Cloverport,
who spent the holidays with tbe
Misses Raganr returned home this
Mr. John Crisp, a. prominent far
mer of No. 0, recently moved over
on the better side of Ilatchie river.
He resides on the McKinnie farm.
Mr. James McKinnie and'family,
after an extended visit to his fath
er's family in Mississippi, have "re
Col. Jack E. Fitts, accompanied
by his estimable wife, spent Satur
day evening and Sunday as recip
ients of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Am
Mr. Ed. Fish, of near Bolivar,
and his son, W. T. Fish, of Lloyd,
Texas, recently visited Mrs. L. B.
Fish at her home with Mrs. Joe
Mr. George W. Ragan, one of
our most worthy young men, has
accepted a position with J. A. Bar
rett, Bolivar. May success be his
With our best wishes to the Bcl
lttin and its many admirers, I am
still vour Uuclk Fuller.
Mr. C. M. Cottongim is quite ill.
Mrs. P. M. Teague has recover
ed from a severe attack of. malarial
Mr. Wm. Pratt has succeeded in
out-generaliug a severe case of the
Mr. Robert Elrod and MissMaude
Harris were recently married by
Esquire J. E. Comer. After the
ceremony they left for New Orleans
and other southern cities.
Mr. J. M. Tims, of Tuckerman,
Ark., visited relatives here during
C. E. Robinson has moved to
Mr. and Mrs. A. McCarley cele
brated their "golden wedding with
an elegant dinner not long since.
Five children and 25 grand children
were present. J.E