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The Bolivar Bulletin.
I LOCAL and PERSONAL. 1
Miss Madge Gates is visiting in
TLe rainfall Tuesda' afternoon
amounted to .56 inches.
William Jewell, of Trenton,
is visiting relatives here.
Dr. Dickson returned Wednes
day evening from Nashville.
Mrs. L. A. Kenny and child
ren spent Sunday last at Toone.
Mr. C. II. Joyner and wife, of
Pocahontas, were here Monday.
Mr. Minge Hardaway returned
to Memphis Wednesday morning.
Mr. Wilford Wilson, of Jack
son, is visiting in IJolivarthis week.
Morning service will be held
at St. James' Church next Sunday.
We sell the famous Meraphi
Cigars. II. L. Light fort 4$; Co.
Mies Marie Owen left last
week for her homo in Port Gibson,
Mr. Tucker Durden, of Sauls
bury, visited the city on business
Mr. William McKinley, of
Whiteville, was in town Tuesday
School Books anil Supplies
Willie McDougal aud sister,
Maude, returned to Cairo the first
of the week.
Miss Bessie Miller is here on a
visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Fruit Jars and Jelly Glass
es at Hudson's.
Miss Mag. West and Margie
Hudson left Tuesday morning for
Mrs. Ike Kahn and daughter,
Elsie Belle, of Memphis, arrived
Go to Hudson's for a good
Pocket Knife, Razor, Strop,
A protracted meeting will be
gin at Crainesville Sunday, conduct
ed by Rev. Jobe Bell.
Misses Frances Stuaitand Lou
ella Clinton have returned from a
visit to Rogers' Springs.
Buy your Perfumes, Soaps,
Cigars, Fine Candies, etc. at
Mrs. Young, of Jackson, is
visiting her father, Mr. K. E.
Hornsby, of Crainesville.
Miss Kate Hubbard, of Jack
son, was the guest cf Miss Mary In
gram the first of the week.
Notice Subscribers to Com
mercial must settle every month by
the 10th for past month's subscrip
tion or paper will be discontinued.
BALLARD'S SNOW LINI
MENT gives instant relief in cases
of Bleeding, Burns, Bruises, Scalds,
Cuts, etc. Price, 25 and 50 cents.
For sale by W. J. Cox.
William Stanford, charged with
assault and attempt to commit mur
der, and William Lewis, charged
with an attempt to commit rape,
both colored, were confined in jail
HERBINE is well adapted to the
cure of fevers of all kinds, because
it thoroughly cleanses the stomach
and bowels of all bilious humors.
and excels all impure secretions of
the body. Price 50c. W. J. Cox's
During the month of July W.
B. Bradford received for the Ayer
& Lord Tie Company eeventeen
thousand cross ties between the
stations of Middlcburg, and Medon
Some of these ties were hauled a
distance of eighteen miles.
Where the digestion is good and
the general powers of the system in
a healthy state, worms can find no
habitation in the human body.
WHITE'S CREAM VERMIFUGE
not onlv destroys every worm, but
corrects all derangements of the di
gestive organs. Price 25e. W. J
Rev. W. D. Pickens, former
pastor of the Methodist church at
Crainesville, has been sent to Deca
turville, to supply the charge made
vacant by the death of the pastor at
that place.. Rev. Wesley Wallace,
of the Creinesville circuit, will fil
Mr. Pickens place.
Mrs. J. B. Fulghum and family
have returned to Jackson, after a
pleasant visit to relatives here.
Fresh Drugs at Cox's.
Mrs. McMaster has returned to'
Medon. She was accompanied by
her sister, Mrs. L. M. Carrington.
Drink Pepsol at Cox's.
Dr. T. E. Moore has been con
fined to his room for several days
this week with an attack of vertigo.
Try a "Bolivar GIace,,, at
Rev. S. J. Martin, wife and
little daughter, Rnth, of Tunica,
Miss., are visiting Rev. J. M. Scott.
A few Hammocks left at
Cox's for about cost.
During the past three mouths
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons have
bought over three thousand chick
ens. - -
All of the popular cold
drinks served at Cox's Soda
Miss Susie Black left Wednes
day morning for Sewanee, where
she will spend the remainder of the
Mason Fruit Jars, also
Rubbers and Tops, at Cox'?
Mr. Ab Robley lost a -fine mare
ast week. The animal was grazing
111 llatchie bottom and became
mired in a slough.
Mrs. A. M. Bonelli, who has
spent some time with her daught
ers at St. Katharine's left last week
for Philadelphia and other eastern
Ice Cream Soda, Milk
Shake, Coco-Cola, Pepsol
and Crushed Fruit Ices all
at 5 cents each at Cox's New
Dr. S. Dickson will visit Mid-
dleton Thursday and Friday, Aug
ust 8th and 9th. Alt in need of
dental work are invited to meet
Dr. William Thompson was on
the streets this week for the first
time in two months. He has been
suffering from inflammatory rheu
Miss Frances Bills left the first
of the week for France, where she
will spend a year in study and
travel. Before sailing she will vis
it Washington and New York.
Mr. Andrew Walton, of the
14th district, was in town Monday.
He reports crop prospects more en
couraging in his neighborhood than
in some sections of the county, on
account of local showers, ' but he
says a general rain is badly needed.
A free and easy expectoration is
produced by a few doses of BAL
LARD'S HOKELIOUND SYKUF,
in all cases of Hoarseness, Sore
Throat, or difficult breathing. Price
25c and 50c. Sold by W. J. Cox,
Mr. Nat lluddleston, of the
13th district, was in to see us a few
days ago. 1 He says the prospects
in his neighboihood for a good
crop of cotton are encouraging, and
that plenty of corn will be raised
with favorable seasons from now on.
What most people want is some
thing mild and gentle, when in need
of a physic. Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets fill the bill to
a dot. They are easy to take and
pleasant in effect. For sale by W.
J. Cox, Bolivar ; J. W. Nuckolls,
Miss Myrtle True is soliciting
contributions to the "Schley Fund
and respectfully requests all who
desire to contribute to send to her
their name ', with ten cents. The
list will be published in the Bulle
tin and Commercial Appeal next
Blotches aud excrescences, which
so often annoy people, are simply
efforts of nature to throw off imped
iments to the proper performance of
her duties. HERBINE will aid
and assist nature in her work, and
ensure a skin clear aud beautiful,
entirely free from all imperfections.
Price 50 cts., at W. J. Cox's.
The following is the meteoro
logical report for July: Maximum
10G, minimum 55, range 51, rainfall
1.18 inches, 29 clear days, 12 days
on which 100 and above was record
ed, average daily temperature 101,
mean 88, 18 days 90 and above was
Prof. W. L. Robinson received
yesterday from a friend at Manilla
a box of Phillippine gooseberries.
They look very much like "pimley
plums" of "Brer Rabbit's days."
The only resemblance to gooseber
ries is in that anyone would be a
(Tftnsfl to pnt. nnp Vtv mistake for a
I D J
1 gooseberry. - .
Judge J. L.' T. Sneed, the notable-Memphis
jurist and statesman,
who died Monday, was for many
years the leading spirit of the La
Grange vicinity, -one of the best
and richest settlements of aristocrat
ic families in the South. He mar
ried, within five miles of Bolivar,
a step-daughter of Rev. Jasper
Hamer, a Methodist preacher.
Mr. John Ham Savage died at
his home in the 18th district, July
25tb, in the GCth year of his age.
lire remains were buried at Piney
grove cemetery. Deceased was a
good citizen and a brave Confeder
ate soldier, a member of Co. C,
9th Teuuessee Infantry. Deith
resulted from the effects of a wound
received at the battle of Shiloh.
No one knows the unbearable tor
ture, the peculiar and agonizing
pain, caused by piles, unless they
have suffeeed from them. Many
believe them incurable. This is a
mistake. Proper treatment will cure'
them. TABLER'S BUCKEYE
PILE OINTMENT will cure ihe
most obstinate cases. Price; SOets.
in bottle, tubes 75c. For sale bv
W. J. Cox.
Mr. Rivers Norment and Miss
Sallie Bass, of, Whiteville, were
united in marriage Wednesday eve
ning in the parlors of the Bolivar
Hotel, Rev. Wm. Norment, father
of the groom, officiating. Mr. Nor
ment is an enterprising young man,
of splendid character, and is held in
high esteem. His bride is the beau
tiful daughter of Mr. J. M. Bass,
a prominent merchant of Whiteville.
The friends of the couple are numer
ous, and all wish them a long life
Hon. C. D. M. Greer, revenue
inspector, was in the city several
days this week on official business.
Upon investigation he found that
quite a number of the business men
of the county had failed to prompt
ly renew their liceuses, all of whom
were required to pay the fifteen per
cent, penalty. Those receiving no
tice signed by the Clerk of the
County Court, upon motion of
Greer, should come'forward at once
and settle, otherwise they will be
taxed with additional costs, $0 the
Clerk informs us.
A sad and distressing death
occurred Monday evening. The
little 10-year-old son of Mr. Atha
Shearin, who is miller at Kearney's
mill, was di owned in the pond. The
little fellow was alone, and is sup
posed to have been playing upou the
walk across the waste-way when he
fell into the water. His hat was
discovered upon the walk and search
was immediately made lor his body,
which was quickly recovered. He
was a bright, interesting, well-be
haved boy. His parents have the
sympathy of many friends in their
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
" At the residence of the bride's
mother, Mrs. Martha Chandler, on
Sunday evening, July 28th, in the
presence of a large audienee, Mr.
Willie Breeden and Miss Rebecca
Chandler were married, Esq. Joe
Siler performing the ceremony,
which was beautiful and impressive.
They left immediately after the cer
emony for the home of the groom's
father, Mr. Archie Breedeu, where
an elegant sipper was served to
about one hundred guests. A
County Sunday School Convention.
We coidially invite all Sunday
School workers to meet in Bolivar
&, the Baptist Church next Sunday
afternoon at 5 o'clock, to organize
a County Sunday School Conven
tion for Hardeman County. We
will be glad to have representatives
from all the schools of the County.
The meeting will be wide open
and everybody will be welcome.
. W. McBRIDE,
Superintendent Presbyterian S. S.
W. J. COX,
Superintendent Baptist S. S. -B.
Superintendent Methodist S. 9.
Having been duly appointed exec
utors of the estate of R. II. Wood
(deceased), the undersigned hereby
notify all persons having accounts
and demands against said estate to
present them to Dr. II. W. Tate a
his omce in Bolivar, Tenn.
Persons indebted to the estate are
respectfully requested to settle.
This July 8th, 1901.
Executors of estate of R. II. Wood
Bob Taylor's Tribute
South and Its Soldiers.
The following address was deliv
ered by former Governor- Robert
T Ttt'i.ii of ilia o.nn.l ,. ., ! f I
Hiram Bradford Bivouac, held near
Brownsville, Wednesday, July 24,
'Ladies aud Gectlemeo : Time
n his tireless flight has brought us j
gain to the full leaf and flower of i
anotner summer. 1 ne grass grows
green above the duet of
roses twine once more about theirJVMrn v.:P:n fnPoata at,nri
tombs, and I the morning-glories point,
the.r purple bugleg towards the sky
as 11 to bouiki a reveille to our .im
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mortal dead. Another year with
ts sunshine and its shadows, its
aughter and its tears, is sowing and
reaping its cradle gongs and funeral
ijinits, now lion between us and
hat dark day at Appomattox, when
the star of Southern hone went
low 11 and the flag of Southern chiv-
y was furled forever. Another
ear hn added w4ntr locks la the
i-mpie 01 tnose am veterans wno
wore the gray and deeper furrows
o their brow, and now they stand
mnng us like solitary oaks in the
in it.-t ot a taiien lorest, noarv with
go, covered with scars and glorioin
as the living monument of Southern
manhood and Southern courage.
"But we arwnot yet far enough
away trom mat awtui struggle to
forget the bloody hills of Shiloh,
where Albert Sydney Johnson died,
and the fatal field of Chancellors-
ville, where Stonewall Jackson fell.
We are not yet far enough away to
orget the frowning heights of Get
tysburg, where Pickett's charging
ines rushed to glory and the grave.
We are not yet to far away to for
get Murfreesboro, and Missionary
lidge and Chickamauga and a hun
dred other fields of death and car
nage, where the flower of the South,
the bravest ot the brave and the
truest of the true, fought for the
cause they thought was right and
died for the land they loved. We
are not yet far enough away to for
get the agony and the tears of a na
tion that was crushed when the
hattered armies of Lee and Johnson
worn ana weary, nau-siarveu ana
barefooted and in rags, stacked their
arms in the gloom 01 aeieat ana lett
the field of valor, overwhelmed and
overpowered and yet undaunted and
unconquered. When time has meas
ured off a thousand years the world
will not forget the suffering and the
sacrinccs of the brave men who so
reely gave their fortunes and shed
their blood to preserve the most
brilliant civilization that ever flour
ished in any lam. or in any age, for
iteratuie loves a lost cause.
"Historians will some day sit
down on our battlefields and write
true history; history which will
read like the wildest dreams of fan
cy that were ever woven into fiction,
and poets will linger among our
graves and sing sweeter songs than
were ever sung before, for each
monument is a volume within itself
of wild and thrilling adventure, and
every tombstone toucning as tne
soldier's last tear on the white bos
om of bis manhood's bride, tender
as his last farewell.
"I would not utter a word of bit
terness against the men who wore
the blue. They fought and died
under the old flag to perpetuate the
Union and they were foremen wor
thy of Southern prowess and South
ern valor, 1 would not, if I could,
rob Grant, the great and noble
chieftain, of his fame and glory.
Every Southern soldier ought to
stand with uncovered head when his
name is spoken, for when all was
ost in the darkest and saddest mo
ment of Southern history, he was
nous to Lee and kind to
his tattered and famished army.
"Along the blue lines of trium
phant foe, when the unhappy cou-
ederates marched between them
and laid down their guns, there was
no shout of victory, no flourish of
trumpets, but only silence and tears
"When that conflict had enueu
the Confederate soldier proudly
stood among the blackened walls of
his rained country magnthcent in
the gloom of defeat and still a hero.
His sword was broken, his home
was in ashes, the earth was red be
neath him, the sky was black above
him. He had placed all in the scale
of war and lost all save honor, but
he did not sit down in despair to
weep away the passing years. His
slaves were gone, but he was still a
master. '1 00 proud to pine, too
strong to yield to adversity, he
threw down his musket and laid his
willing but unskilled hand upon the
waiting plow. He put away the
knapsack of war and turned his face
toward the morning ot paace. lie
abandoned the rebel yell to enter
the forum and the court room and
the hustings. He gave up the sword
to enter the battle of industry and
commerce. And now, in a little
mnro than 9 third of a centnrv. the
land of desolation and death, the
land of monuments and memories,
has reached the springtime of a
grander destiny. The sun shines
bright on the homes and towerB of
new cities built upon the ashes of
the old, and the cotton fields wave
their white banners of peace, and
the fields of wheat wave back their
banners of gold.
"Who can portray the possibili
ties of a country which has produced
the Lees and Jacksons. the brilliant
Gordon, the dashinff Joe Wheeler.
who is as gallant in the blue as be
is glorious iu the gray, and the im
petuous and immortal Bedford For
rest, the Marshal Ney of the Con-
JSSffiL lu'JZrT -
(produced the stalwart and sinewy
I men of the rank and file who fcl-
' lowed the stars and bars through
' the smoke and flame of desperate
battle and stepped proudly into his
toryaa the greatest fighters the world
has ever known ?
"A country bo richly blessed, not
only wit'i brave men and beautiful
women, but whose blossoming hills
aud kind aud w'hoee raoun?aiu8 are
blirdened with coal and iron and
niifl Tort 1 1 a v 1 1 I d t- a a r-o est rranom n
,;0pper and zino an(j iead enough to
waiting and siffhin- for the wood-
a and wLose winding rivers.
bo clear and rool, make music as
"It is the beautiful land of love
and liberty, of sunshine and senti
ment, of fruits and flowers, where
the grapevine staggers from tree to
tree as if drunk with wine of its
own purple clusters, where peach
aud plum aud blood-red therries and
every kind of berry bend, bough
aud blush and glow like showered
drops of rubies and of pearls. It
is the land of the magnolia and the
melon, the paradise of the cotton
aud the cane.
"They tell us now th;t it is the
New South, but the same old blood
runs in the veins of these old vete
rans and the same old spirit heaves
their bosoms and flashes in their
"The same old soldiers who wield
ed the musket so long ago are nurs
ing their grandchildren on their
knees to-day and teaching them the
same old lessons of honor aud truth,
and the same old love of liberty.
The mocking bird sings the same
old song in the same old trees, and
the brooks leap aud laugh down the
old hollows. We till the same old
fields and drink from the same old
springs, climb among the same old
rocks, and fish in the same o'd
"It is the same old South and we
are the same old Southern people.
" 'There may be skies as blue, but none bluer
There may be hearts aa true, but none truer.'
"It is the same old land of the
free aud the same old home of the
brave. It is the same old South
resurrected from the dead, with the
prints of the nails still in its hands
anu the scars of the spears still m
'I am glad I am in Dixie, look away, look away!
In Dixie's land, I'll take my stand and lire and
die for Dixie.
Look away, look away, look away down South in
'Within the borders of this fair
land of Dixie, the finest opportuni
ty for investment and the richest
fields for enterprise and industry
ever known in the western hemis
phere are now open to all who wish
to come and help us make it blos
som like the rose. A new develop
ment has already begun. j hirty
years ago there was not a factory in
South Carolina. 1 o. day she is spin
ning and weaving more cotton than
she raises, and is second only to
Massachusetts in the manufacture
of cotton goods. And North Caro
lina and Georgia have made equal
progress with South Carolina in this
new idea of making the South not
only the leader in agriculture, but
also in converting our raw material
into finished articles of commerce
and trade, thus saving to our section
countless millions ot weaitu.
"The people did not realize that
the north rim of the valley was an
almost unbroken bed of coal and
that the south rim was an exhaust-
less bed of iron, and they placed
but little value on the vast parks of j
timber where the ax had never
gleamed. But now the dynamite
has just begun to jar the silent hills
and the forests have begun to fall.
Birmingham is making the sky of
night red with the glare of her fur
naces, and all the way np the valley
to the new City of Konoake, new
furnaces are being lighted and new
industries are developing. Ilunts
ville, Decatur, Chattanooga, Knox-
ville. Johnson City, and Bristol on
the line, will soon be great manu
facturing centers, where the pig
iron and logs of hardwood, which
are now beinsr shipped away to be
converted into finished articles, will
pass through our own mills, and we
will cease to be the fools we have
been in tne past, buying furniture
made in foreign cities out of our
own timber, and all the implements
of agriculture made out of our own
"Until twenty years ago the sons
of Mississippi, Louisiana and Ark
ansas were contented to sit on their
verandas and watch 'the nigger and
his lazv mule in the cotton fields
and listen to the melodies of the old
plantation, but now the mills of
Mississippi are beginning to mingle
their music with these melodies, and
the marshes of Louisiana are being
J converted into rice fields, and she is
1 makinsr enoush sugar to-day to
sweeten the tooth of the world.
Arkansas is building factories
and opening her mines of mineral
wealth and sawing down her great
forests of pine. At the close of the
civil war Texas was a wilderness.
But now the howl of the wolf has
given place to tire whistle of the
engine, and the whoop of the savage
has been hushed by the music of
machinery. From Texarkana to El
Paso prosperous cities and towns
have sprung up like pran le nowers.
Where the wild horse once galloped
and the buffalo grazed great geysers
of coal oil have solved the fuel
"In the full development of this
new idea of" transforming our raw
material into finished goods, lies
our hope of regaining our prestige
and power in the management of
national affairs and winning back
the billions of wealth which were
wiped out by the destroying angel
"God grant that our beloved old
South may be as happy iu reaching
the golden harvests of prosperity in
the years to come as she has been
brave and true through the suffer
ings and woes of adversity in the
sorrowful years of the past.
"And now, my grizzly old friends
who once wore the gray, in the
name of our young men I congratu
late you iu having lived to see the,
dawn of a brighter day for your
battle scarred and war-swept coun
try. You must soon answer to the
roll call of eternity aud join your
comrades on the other side. I give
you the pledge of your sons that
they will ever defend the record
that you have made, and themselves
live up to the tradition of their fa
thers. In the name of our women,
both young and old, I implore the
blessings of the Lord upon you and
pray that as the dews of life's even
ing are condensing on your brows
and the shadows ot the long, long
Mid-Summer Clearance Sale.
FROM TULY 20 TO AUGUST 31.
5t Ladies' Slippers, former price 1.50 to $2.00, s
now at the low price of . $1.00 to 1.35 5
Ladies' Shoes at Cost. Men's Shoes at Cost. r
2! Boys' Shoes at Cost. 3
jtl Misses' Slippers and Summer-weight Shoes,
former price, 75 Cents to 1,00, now 65cts
t Men's Suits, former price $8 to $10, now $6,50
All Summer Dress Goods, Ginghams, '- rst
SZ Lawns, etc, at Cost rSi
Men's Patent Leather and Button Shoes at Cost
One Hundred and Fifty pairs Pants at Cost to close
: Call and secure some
For 20 Years Has Led all Worm Remedies.
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Ajpeal 1 year. . , . 1.10
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fl ts YourlLtWer!
you have headaches, tongue is
constipated, bad taste in the
If notallxrf these symptoms,
some of them? It's your
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nights arj gathering about you, you
may linger long iu the twilight with
loving hands to lead you and loving
hearts to bless."
Turnip Seed for Sale.
We have a large stock of
Turnip Seed, which we will
sell either in small quantities
or by the bushel, at very low
P. P. Wilkinson & Sons.
August Oth, we will of
fer every Straw Hat . in
the house at 25 cents.
Original cost of these
Hats, 50c, 75c, and $ .
Also have in stock J 00
Nice Shirts, which we
will close at 33 J-3c
J. A. BARRETT.
m x zs.
Host in Quantity.
Best In Quality.
JAME8 F. BALLARD. St. Louis.
W. J. COX.
desire to take advantage
rates must send their
Your appetite is poor,
coated, bad breath, bowels
is a natural
containing no mineral or
narcotic poisons. It will correct
or all symptoms, make your health,
spirits good. . At druggists, , go cents.
W. J. COX.