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The Bolivar Bulletin,
Huoii "Williams, Editok.
Peooeess Tklkphonk No. 17.
Friday, June 21, 1901.
Candidates for different offices
are announcing all over the Btate
and those who have not announced
are laying their plans. The crop
promises to be large and the dear
people will of course be the suf
Hon. John Wesley Gaines, of
two seats fame, is advocating the
nomination by democrats of a South
ern man for President, and. expresses
himself as satisGcd that Mr. Bryan
will endorse the movement, which,
of course, settles the matter in
Mr. Gaines' estimation.
Tarriff reform and opposition to
trusts, Mr. Richardson says, will be
the leading issues upon which the
next political battle will be fought
That's the kind of doctrine democra
cy believes in and by advocating it
came into control of the machinery
of the government. It can do so
It is said that Gov. McMilliu and
Hon. J. D. Richardson will aspire
lo the seat in the United States Sen
ate now occupied by Senaler Bate.
If the senior senator lives, and we
understand that he is enjoying good
health, we do not suppose he would
obiect to reelection. Generally
speaking, it is not natural.
Senator Jones, Chairman of the
Democratic National Committee,
says in bis opinion Bryan will not
be nominated again for President
He believes the issues of the next
campaign will relate largely to the
government of the Philippines. He
favors giving the Filipinos an in
The Nashville American of re
cent date contained a very sensible
editorial concerning the erection of
a suitable monument by" Tennessee
upon the Shiloh battlefield, to mark
the location and honor the memory
of our troops there engaged. It
will be remembered that an effort
was made in the last Legislature to
get an appropriation for this pur
pose, but some of the members sue
ceeded in defeating it, claiming that
it was the state's first duty to care
for its living. The Shiloh park is
under the control of the govern
mcnt and will eventually be made a
beautiful place. In it, many hand
some monuments have been erected
by northern states, but so far not
nn hv a southern state. In view
of the fact that the park is located
in Tennessee, and the further fact
that Tenncsse furnished a greater
number of troops than any other
southern state, many of whom gave
up their lives on the historic field,
Tennessee should have been first to
erect a monument on Shiloh's bat
tlefield. Tennessee is nobly caring
for her living of the Lost Cause,
and she is amply able nor can she
longer afford to nenlect to
care for her dead. An ap
propriate sum should be voted by
the next legislature for the above
mentioned purpose, and not a dis
sentinc; voice should be heard.
Fourth Anniversary Colored Annex.
On the morning of the 15th inst.,
our worthy Superintendent, Dr. J.
P. Douglas, in making his rounds
and seeing how exhausted we, the
employes, were with the heat and
care of the unfortunate inmates,
was moved with great sympathy,
and he gave us a nice ice cream sup
per, which was relished greatly.
Dr. Douglas has great sympathy
for one who is trying to do right.
Our prayers shall ever go up in nis
behalf. We hope he may have a
Ions: life and great success in his
One of the Employes.
On May 13, 1901, Uro. C. E. Rose was peacefully
sleeping, when his train was thrown from the tract
without warning, and his eyes opened at Heaven's
gate, where he was so ready to enter.
He joined the Middlehurg Church at the age of
16 years, where he lived a consistent life.
In 1S97, moving to this place, his membership
was brought here, where it remained.
lie was married to Miss Lizzie Johnson in April,
1S90 ; two children blessed the union.
lie was a good man ; that everyone spoke well
of him verifies the statement.
Indeed, "Death loves a shining mark."
"Weep not as those who have no hope." He was
prepared ; he finished his earthly work ; God
needed reapers, so He called him home.
Resolved, That in the loss of Bro. C. E. Rose we,
as a church, have lost a useful, consistent member.
Resolved, That we tender our heart -felt sympa
thy to the bereaved family, and pray God to com
fort them and make thern fee! that our loss is His
Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon
the minutes, a copy sent the county papers, and
Baptist and Reflector for publication.
Mrs. R. A. McAnully,")
A. A. Martin, J-Com.
J. W. Taylw, )
We are indebted to Mr. A. S.
Tate, of Collierville, for a copy of
the New York Herald, of April 15,
18G5. The paper contains a de
scription of the details of Gen. Lee's
surrender, written by S. Cadwal
lider, a staff correspondent, who
witnessed the historical event. We
reproduce below the correspondent's
dispatch in full: -
Appomattox, C. H., April 10, 1SC. My dipatch
of yesterday was hurriedly closed by the departure
of a Herald messenger forCity Point. My dispatch
of to-day shall be confined to some additional de
tails of the great culminating events of the rebellion
as they represented themselves to me, without re
gard to importance or order.
The appointment of officers to carry out the terms
of surrender were made by both parties during the
nignt and a conference between Generals Grant
and Lee was on the brow of the hill, nne-fouith of
a mile north of the court house, at 10 o'clock a. m.
General Grant and staff had hardly arrived when
General Lee, accompanied by an orderly, galloped
up the hill and rode to the side of the Lieutenant
General. Gen. Grant and staff, Gen. Ord and staff,
Gen. Griffin and staff. Gen. Gibbon and staff, were
all on the ground grouped in a semi -circular posi
tion. The country to the southward was onen,
cultivated land. The court house stands on a ridge,
or a continuation of small hills, extending east and
Lee's army lay on a parallel ridge with a ravine
and a little rivulet between, nearly north of our
forces. The head of his column was mainly com
posed of trains and artillery. The infantry and
cavalry brought up the rear. Consequently but a
small portion of the rebel army was visbile horn
the court house.
As Lee rode up the hillside on a gallop, General
Grant stepped his hors forward two or three rods
to meet him. Lee rode squarely up, saluted in
military form, and wheeled his horse side by side
to the leftjof Gen. Grant. The two chieftians then
entered Into conversation which lasted nearly two
hours, until the officers appointed on both sides to
ca -ry out the terms of surrender had reported for
duty. The tableau at this time was the finest ever
witnessed. The two distinguished leaders of the
mightiest hosts of the world sat quietly in their
saddles discussing the past, present and future in
free and easy off-hand conversation.
Duriug the conversation Gen. Lee stated that
If Gen. Grant had acceeded to his proposal for a
personal interview some weeks ago peace would un
doubtly have resulted therefrom. Much of their
conversation was, of course, private and unheard.
But enough was gleaned, of course, to know that
Lee acknowledged himself completely beaten, the
power of the Southern Confederacy utterly de.
stroyed and all further prolongation of the war a
useless effusion of blood. The opinion was univer
sal among rebel offiers that Johnson would surren
der to Sherman without a battle on hearing that
the army of Northern Virginia had done so to Gen.
Shortly before eleven o'clock the interview be
tween the generals ended by Lee saluting and rid
ing slowly down the slope across the hollow and
into the camp on the hill beyoud. Gen. Grant
turned the head of his thoroughbred, Cincinnatus,
toward the court house, followed by his stall' and a
large retinue of gpueral officers.
Within half an hour thereafter the officers desig
nated by Gen. Lee to carry out tLe stipulations of
surrender arrived and were accompanied by a large
number of noted rebel officers. The large veranda
and yard in front were soon filled with groups of
Union and rebel officers in earnest conversation.
Half the ''regulars" on either side found some old
acquaintances or West Point classmates among the
others, and the greetings in many instances were
warm and unaffected. The men who but the day
before were seeking each other's destruction now
chatted quietly together, recalling the incidents
of the past and gave in their open countenances
evidences of highest respect. Among the first ques
tions from rebel officers were "Well, what are you
going to do with what are you going to do with
The belief seemed widespread among intelligent
officers that the United States government had
pledged itself to grant no amnesties for the offense
of treason, and that they must ."all hang together
or hang separately." On learning that General
Grant had taken no advantage of their necessities
and desperate situation, but had Voluntarily ex
tended to them the same magnanimous terms offer
ed two days before and refused by General Lee,
taey expressed themselves as exceedingly gratified.
Discussion of the matter among themselves seemed
to greatly strengthen this feeling. All admitted
that their army had no further power of resistance,
and that it was compelled to surrender on our own
terms. They appeared surprised to find no exhi
bition of vindictiveness on our part. Judging of
their hearty concessions of generous and liberal
treatment by us one would conclude they expected
to have been chained together as felons to grace the
triumphal march of our victorious general.
At first some may be inclined to think General
Grant not sufficiently exacting. But no one who
witnessed the behavior of the rebel officers and
listened to their conversation on the subject could
long doubt the wisdom of his policy.
Lee's whole army oes borne delighted that it
is out of the service, and grateful to Gen. Grant
for sparing them all unnecessary humiliation. The
moral effect of this upon the masses of the Southern
people cannot be overestimated.
- On Sunday evening Colonel Morgan, Chief Com
missary of Subsistence for the armies operating
against Richmond, issued twenty thousand rations
of bread and meat to the rebel army, and on Mon
day was able to add the rations of sugar, coffee and
Good Roads Programme.
Jackson, June 18. Active
preparations are being made for the
good roads convention, which is to
be held in this city Friday and Sat
urday next. The following program
me was prepared by the committee
on arrangements :
Friday Convention called to or
der by S. D. Hays, chairman of ex
ecutive committee, at the court
house ; prayer by Rev. M. A. Mat
thews ; address of welcome by the
mayor on behalf of the city ; tem
porary organization ; address of wel
come on behalf of the state by Gov.
McMillin ; response by Col. W. II.
Moore, president National Good
Roads Association ; address by Hon.
Thomas II. Paine, superintendent
of agriculture of Tennessee ; ap
pointment of committee on perma
nent organization of convention ;
appointment of committee on plan
of organization of State Good Roads
Association : recess to visit and
inn TXT Vv r nnnof rnntinn r f rn
Neelv street. Afternoon session at
3 o clock Report of committee on
permanent organization of conven
tion ; addresses by J. B. Killebrew
and M.R. Patterson : . discussion on
modern road convention by Charles
T. Harrison, expert, and others.
Friday night, at 8 o'clock, at Pow
ell's Chapel Address by Maurice
O. Eldridge, assistant director of
public roads inquiry, United States
department of agriculture,giving an
historical sketch of practical road
building in the United States and
illustrating practical methods of
constructing gravel and stone roads.
by stereopticon views of
roads in Italy, France, Germany,
Switzerland, Scotland, England and
the United States.
Saturday Convention called to
order by the president ; prayer by
Rev. W. F. llamner ; address by
Judge James M. Greer, of Mem
phis, and Col. Robert Gates ; report
of committee on plan of organiza
tion of State Good Roads Associa
tion ; address by J. V. liusamon,
of Gadsden ; discussion on practical
legislation for improved highways ;
address by Geo. C. Powell, indus
trial commissioner Illinois Central
railroad ; Miscellaneous mailers ;
Condition of Crops.
The following is the orop report
for week ending June 17, 1901 ; -
Local rains were frequent during
the week, and in a few localities
heavy, washing rains occurred, with
considerable damage to crops ; yet
at scattered points a lack of rainfall
was reported. 1 ne weather was
moderately warm, and while the
percentage of bright, warm sunshine
was rather low, the conditions were
generally favorable to crops. Corn
especially seems to have made fine
progress, and cotton though small,
and uneven, shows considerable im
provement and even rapid growth
in some sections. The wheat bar
vest is becoming general but the
weather was rather unfavorable on
account of frequent showers and
lack of sunshine ; the crop is in
good condition for the harvest, as a
rule, but some has been blown down
and tangled, and there are a few re
ports of damage by rust and fly
Oats continue to improve and now
promise '-a good crop. With only
one or two exceptions, reports on
tobacco are very favorable ; the
plants are about all set out and the
first settings are growing finely ;
some nelds have been worked over.
Irish potatoes are doing exception
ally well. Peanuts are in good con
dition. Grapes, peaches, blackber
ries, melons, and garden crops, all
made favorable progress. Some peas
and millet are still being sown, but
the early plantings are up and grow
ing nicely. The week was not very
tavorauie lor naying, and some
clover was damaged in the field. A
few correspondents report that crops
are getting weedy on account of the
rainy conditions, but farm work is
generally pretty well in hand. Crops
were damaged by hail in several lo
calities on the 11th.
The Law of Temperance.
Somewhere in the neighborhood
of a dozen towns in Tennessee have
recently voted against the sale of
whiskey within their borders. In
the Eighth Congressional District
five out of ten counties are without
saloons. These counties are Carroll,
Henderson, Hardin, Decatur and
McNairy. There are still saloons
in Huntingdon, Carroll county, but
in a recent election to test the senti
ment of the town a majority voted
the "dry" ticket. There are no sa
loons in Fayette and Lauderdale
counties, and in only two, or per
haps three, places in Obion. Other
counties in the state are dry, or
with few saloons. The sentiment
against the sale of whiskey has been
steadily growing in the smaller
towns and rural sections of the
State for some years in Tennessee,
as it has, in varying degree, in oth
er Southern States. In Georgia
majority of the counties have prohi
ihe question of forcing temper
ance by statute has long been a sub
ject of heated controversy. The
prohibitionists are called cranks and
fanatics, while all sorts of harsh
names are applied to those who hold
that the law should regulate, but not
prohibit,the sale of intoxicants. In
the larger cities attempts at prohibi
tion have been few and ineffectual,
and this will doubtless continue to
be so, at least for years to come.
But there is a temperance force or
influence that is confined to do sec
tion, rural or urban. It is the lay
of business, of common sense and of
safety. In the banks, stores, counting-houses,
newspaper offices, on
the railroads everywhere and in
every business where cool judgment,
clear heads, steady bauds and order
ly habits are necessary the drunk
ard is shut out and the drinking man
will do well to heed. There is
neither honor nor profit in the drink
habit, and the pleasure it may be
supposed to afford is both false and
fleeting. The temperance force
which the exacting law of modern
business exerts is evaded or ignor
ed. Young men, who do not appre
ciate this fact, and who seek employ
ment or who hope to succeed in the
business or professional world, will
some day learn it at their cost. It
is the law of inexorable. Nashville
A man generally puts his best
i foot forward, but it is different with
Silence is the safest course for a
man to adopt when he can't trust
A good many actresses seem to
favor long engagements and short
Many a man who is open to con
viction manages to escape it by hang
ing the jury.
If, in proportion to his size, a
man had muscles like a flea he could
kick a book agent seven miles.
Do your own thinking if you
don't find the thoughts of other peo
Didn't Marry For Money.
The " Boston man, who lately
married a sickly rich young woman,
is happy now, for he got Dr. King s
New Life Pills," which restored her
to perfect health, n Infallible for
Jaundice, Biliousness, Malaria,
Fever and Ague and all Liver and
Stomach troubles. Gentle but effec
tive. Only 25c at W. J. Cox's
If a man is truly benevolent he
never boasts of it.
A Terrible Explosion
"Of a gasoline stove burned a
lady here frightfully," writes N. E.
Palmer, of Kirkman, la. "The best
doctors couldn't heal the running
sore that followed, but Bucklen's
Arnica Salve entirely cured her."
Iufallible for Cuts, Sores, Boils,
Bruises, Skiu Diseaaes and Piles.
25c at W. J. Cox's.
It is more blessed lo give a bill
than it is to pay one.
A Sprained Ankle Quickly Cured.
"At one time I suffered from a
severe sprain of the ankle," says
Geo. E. Cary, editor of the Guide,
Washington, Va. "After usiug
several well recommended medi
cines without success, I tried Cham
berlain's Pain Balm, and am pleas
ed to say that relief came as soon
as I began its use' and a complete
cure speedily followed." Sold by
W.J. Cox, Bolivar; J. W. Nuck
The clockmaker is the direct
cause of many a strike.
Saves Two From Death.
'Our little daughter had an al
most fatal attack of whoopiug
cough and bronchitis," writes Mrs.
W. K. Ilaviland, of Armouk, N.
Y., "but when all other remedies
failed, we saved her life with Dr.
King's New Discovery. Our neice
who had Consumption in an advanc
ed stage, also used this wonderful
medicine and to-day she is perfect
ly well." Desperate throat and
lung diseases yield to Dr. King's
New Discovery as to no other
medicine on earth. Infallible for
Coughs and Colds. 50c and $1.00
bottles guaranteed .by W. J. Cox.
Trial bottles free.
The proprietor of a small country
store displays a card in his window
bearing the following inscription:
"Rams and cigars, smoked and un-
Seven Years in Bed.
"Will wonders ever cease?" in
quire the friends of Mrs. L. Pease,
of Lawrence, Kan. They knew
she had been unable to" leave her
bed in seven years on account of
kidney and liver trouble, nervous
prostration and general debility;
but, "three bottles of Electric
Bitters enabled me to walk," she
writes, "and in three months I
felt like a new person." Women
suffering from Headache, Backache,
Nervousness, Sleeplesness, Melan
choly, Fainting and Dizzy Spells
will find it a priceless blessing.
Try it. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Only 50c. Sold by W. J. Cox.
Mr. W. S. Whedon, Cashier of
the First National Bank of Winter
set, Iowa, in a recent letter gives
some experience with a carpenter in
his employ, that will be of value
to other mechanics. He says: "I
had a carpenter working for me
who was obliged to stop work for
several days on account of being
troubled with diarrhoea. I men
tioned to him that I had been sim
ilarly troubled and that Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy had cured me. He bought
a bottle of it from the druggist here
and informed me that one dose
cured him, and he is again at his
work." For sale by W. J. Cox,
Bolivar; J. W. Nuckolls, Toone.
which caused a valuable horse much suffering, but
from which permanent injury was avoided by the
timely use of Mexican Mustang Liniment.
La Grange, Tenn., Jan. 6, 1901.
Lyon Manufacturing Co,
Brooklyn, N. V,
Pear Sirs : I will gay that your Mexican Mustang
Liniment has done a wonderful cure in this part of the
country. 1 own the stallion known as the " State of Ten
nessee," who has a large patronage both far and near his
service this Spring to date is 102 mares. I was offered
I400.CO when he was two years old. I refused same. Then
some one took him from the stable and commenced with a
wire and wrapped the right leg from the foot up to his hip,
and after standing all night the leg had swollen so large as to
hide tfce wire, and in five days the leg bursted and the flesh,
turned inside out. I spent large sums pf money to have him
cured but up to five months ago It was quite a failure, and
then a friend induced me to try a bottle of your liniment. I
used one of the 25-cent bottles because I did not have much
faith in it, but it helped him so much that I bought a second,
third and fourth bottle, which completely cured him. The
reason it took so long to cure is that it had a kind of itching
sensation when it was healing a little, when he would bite it
with his teeth. I put the liniment on the wound with a feath
er and rubbed the swollen parts with my hand.
Mexican. Mustang Liniment seemed to take out all the
itching as well as to cause it to heal rapidly, and he showed
no disposition to interfere with it. The one dollar purchase
has been worth hundreds of dollars to me. I keep youj
Liniment in my breeding stable all the time, and to t$ose
who have horses I will say it is the best liniment that money
can buy. I will answer all inquiring letters.
Very truly yours,
J. C WALTON.
Call at W. J. Cox's drug store
and get a free sample of Chamber
Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
They are an elegant physic. They
also improve the appetite, strength
en the digestion and regulate the
liver and bowels. They are easy to
take and pleasant in effect.
Scatter the golden coins of courte
sy freely if you would travel over
the road that leads to success.
You may as well expect to run a
steam engine without water as to
find an active, energetic man with
a torpid liver and you may know
that his liver is torpid when he does
not relish his food or feels dull and
languid after eating, often has head
ache and sometimes dizziness. A
few doses of Chamberlain's Stoni
ache and Liver Tablets will restore
his liver to its normal functions, re
new his vitality, improve his diges
tion and make him feel like a new
man. Price, 25 cents. Samples
free at W. J. Cox's drug store.
The dentist should go in for poli
tics. He has a strong pull.
A Good Cough Medicine.
It speaks well for Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy when druggists use
it in their own families in prefer
ence to any other. "I have sold
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for
the past five years with complete
satisfaction to myself and custom
ers," says Druggist J. Goldsmith,
Van Etten, N. Y. "I have always
used it in my own family both for
ordinary coughs and colds and for
the coughs following lagrippe, and
find it very efficacious." For sale by
W. J. Cox, Bolivar; J. W. JSuck
On the first Monday in July next,
at the court house door, in the town
of Bolivar, Tenn., I will offer for
public sale all the real estate be
longing to delinquent tax payers for
the year 1900, a description of which
real estate can be seen upon the
books in my office; and if said sale
is not completed on the said first
Monday in July, the same will con
tinue from day to day until com
pleted. R. N. MITCHELL,
Bolivar, Tenn., June 5, 1901.
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Castoria is a harmless suhstitute for Castor Oil, Pare
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contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
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and allays Feverislincss. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
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1. C. B II. TIME TABLE.
EHective Sunday, Jan. 20, 1901. .
NO. OUTH. NO. KORTH.
25 6.29 p.m. 2G 7.15 am
23 ... 7.45 a. III. 24 ....9.08 p.m
95 local ..8.15 a.m. local 2.50 p,m.
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