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The Bolivar Bulletin,
Hugh Williams, Editor.
Progress Telephone No. 17.
Friday, August 9, 1901.
Judging from the follow
ing telegram, sent from
Humboldt Tuesday to the
Nashville Banner, the farm
ers around that section are
all right : "The last ship
ment of tomatoes has been
made from this market. This
has been one of the most pros
perous seasons ever known to
the farmers ol this section.
Something over one hundred
and fourteen thousand dol
lars have been paid out in
checks by the two banks here
for that product alone, and
notwithstanding the severe
drouth, the farmers are inde
pendent this year as to fi
nances. The cantaloupe crop
is excellent and good prices
are being realized on them."
If our farmers would raise
less of cotton and more of
other products (almost any
thing is p.ieferable and more
profitable) they would be bet
ter off financially. Some day
they will realize this fact, we
hope before themselves and
their land have been worn
The Democratic Executive
Committee of Lauderdale
County met at Ripley Satur
day and ordered a primary
election to be held December
14th for the purpose of nomi
nating democratic candidates
for county offices, to be voted
for on the first Thursday in
August, 1902. The order
states that "when the vote of
said primary is canvassed,
should it be proven to the
satisfaction of the Executive
Committee that any negro
was allowed to vote in any
district, then the vote of said
district shall be cast out and
not counted." Up to the
present time about twenty
five candidates have announ
ced for the different county
David B. Hill, thus cor
rectly defines the purpose and
spirit of the democracy: "It
respects the vested rights of
capital, and at the same time
sympathizes with labor op
pressed. It has no alliance
with corporate interests, nei
ther is it in league with dem
agogues who disturb society
and agitate for the mere sake
of agitation. It does not
regard the possession . of
wealth a crime, nor even
as a badge of honor;
nor does it consider poverty
as either a disgrace or virtue,
It makes no war upon classes
but opposes corrupt and vi
cious systems wherever they
Two states, Ohio and
Maryland, have held demo
cratic conventions recently,
both ignoring the Kansas
City platform. Heretofore,
it has been the custom in all
state conventions to reaffirm
the platform adopted by the
previous national convention;
but this year it is different,
and the free silver plank
brought about the change.
That plank put crepe upon
the democratic door and mud
upon its banner. Its elimina
tion means better and bright
er days for democracy, wThich
is founded upon the undying
principles of honesty, fair
ness and justice.
The Dowager Empress of
Germany is dead. She was
a daughter of Queen Victoria
and at the time of her death
was Gl years of age.
What the South Wants.
Prefacing its remarks by saying
that a Southern nominee for Presi
dent would be unable to win, the
Nashville American continues :
"We should like to be able to give
a genuine Southern yell in behalf of
a real old-fashioned, hand-spun,
double-twisted democratic nominee
for President without the taint of
lunacy or the suggestion of populis
tic foolishness in his make-up. But
it's no use. We've got to wait."
Why no use? Surely the Nash
sille American does not intend to
say that the "real old-fashioned,
hand-spun, double-twisted demo
crat" is indigenous solely to the
South ? We grow that kind in New
York. They grow them in Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois, and all over this
glorious Union of ours. Unless all
signs fail, our Nashville contempo
rary has not long to wait less than
three years before it can shout for
just such a democrat as it describes,
and what difference does it make
what section he may hail from?
Democracy is national, not sec
tional. Democracy is eternal, and
worthy sons are reared in her name
in every state where there is a dem
ocratic party worthy of the name.
Even in Vermont, or even in St.
Lawrence County, there are demo
crats whose shoe-latchet some who
call themselves democrats are un
worthy to stoop and loose. Demo
cracy is not a matter of environment.
It is a matter of conviction, of prin
ciple, of devoti n to the party of
the people. It is often strongest,
purest and best where the condi
tions of its existence are hardest and
most uirhcult to surmount. It is
easy to be a democrat in the South,
and so, we hope, it may continue to
be. But to be a democrat where
there is a large, aggressive and in
tolerant majority of the other way
of thinking, where it means injury
to one's business and ostracism so
cially, perhaps down on your
knees and off with your hats to such
democracy as that, for it puts to the
hlush the lighter convictions of men
to whom democracy comes easier.
What the South wants is what we
all want a platform vigorously sta
ting essential demociatic truth ; the
right kind of a candidate, no matter
where he comes from, and a chance
Astounded the Editor.
Editor S. A. Brown, of Bennetts-
ville, S. C, was once immensely
surprised. "Through long suffering
from dyspepsia," he writes, "ray
wife was trreatlv run dosvn. She
had no strength or vigor and suffer
ed great distress from her stomach,
but she tried Electric Bitters which
helped her at once and, af?.?r using
four bottles, she is entirely well,
can eat any thing. It's a grand
tonic, and its gentle laxative quau
ties are splendid for torpid liver.'
For indigestion, loss of appetite,
stomach, liver and kidney troubles
it's a positive, guaranteed cure. Only
50c. Sold by W. J. (Jox Druggist
Profit in Raising the Maine.
Much was told about the battle
ship Maine yesterday by Mr. N. F.
Chamberlain, of the firm that has
the contract for raising the sunken
war vessel. Mr. Chamberlain ar
rived here from Havana Tuesday
on the steamship Morro Castle.
The Maine, Mr. Chamberlain said,
undoubtedly was blown up by the
Spaniards. He furnished facts to
bear out his assertion.
The work of raisiug the Maine,
he said, would be profitable, as there
is now on board the ship ammuni
tion that cost $500,000, of which
90 per cent, is in good condition
Another item is in the furnishing of
the Maine. The cost of these to
the government was $500,000.
"It is known to many persons in
Havana," said Mr. Chamberlain,
"that the Maine was sunk by the
Spaniards. When the ship anchor
ed in the harbor of Havana gun
cotton was stored in the arsenal
there. Soon after she anchored the
Alfonso XII. anchored close beside
her, so that her shadow fell almost
directly on the Maine. There was
only a space of thirty feet between
the two vessels in which there was
light. After the Alfonso had an
chored 700 pounds of gun-cotton
was taken on board of her from the
arsenal, and three men were hired
to explode it against the Maine.
They were promised $0,000 for the
job. New York Press.
Their Secret is Out. "
All Sadieville, Ky., was curious
to learn the cause of the vast im
provement in the health of Mrs. S.
P. Whittaker, who had for a long
time endured untold suffering from
a chronic bronchial trouble. "It's
all due to Dr. King's New Discov
ery," writes her husband. "It com
pletely cured her and also cured our
little grand-daugLter of a severe at
tack of whooping cough." It posi
tively cures coughs, colds, la
grippe, bronchitis, all throat and
lunge troubles. Guaranteed bottles
50c and $1.00. Trial bottles free..
For sale by W. J. Cox.
"My baby was terribly sick with
the diarrhoea," says J. II. Doak, of
Williams, Oregon. "We were un
able to cure him with the doctor's
assistance, and as a last resort we
tried Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. I am hap
py to say it fgave immediate relief
and a complete cure." For sale by
W. J. Cox, Boliva;-; J. W. Nuck
Loreno Belle's Ride.
A TRUE STORY OF TENNESSEE.
(This story was written for the
Nashville American by little Miss
Pattie Wade McLean, of Ilunts-
ville, Ala., and describes an incident
that occurred during the civil war.
The ride was taken by one of '1 en-
nessee'a most beautiful women, Miss
Antoinette Polk. There are sweet
memories that will come to the
mind of many an old Confederate
after reading it.)
The blue coats are coming, came tbe word one
And brought terror to the hearts of tie lovers of j
Lorena Belle heard it, and it struck to her heart !
A fear, such as seemed words could scarcely impart ; '
Not for herself did Lorena lielle fear, - I
But she had a lover, so loyal and dear J
And he on the mountain, was hiding there near. ;
Oh! what if they found him, and he weak and ill;
Unable to fight with a wound scarcely healed.
Ere he'd surrender he'd die, she knew very well,
For each Southern boy viewed a Northern prison
But now, she must act, there's for thinking no
For a hundred yards oil" earn- the dreaded blue
She ran to the stable, an 1 saddled her horse her
Which claimed the best blood tbe Southland could
Tou've never felt touch of whip or of rein
But to-day you must feel them, nor feel them in
And she whispered half fearful, as she sprang to
"For Lislife," oi! my beauty, gaiu first yonder
She struck him one blow, 'twas the first but not
And adown the green lawn, like an arrow she
The men saw her coming, doubled quick for tne
Like a meteor she passed them, they were two
yards too late.
And then happened the scene that proved there
That a heart beats as warm 'neath the blue as the
"Fire:1 shouted the Captain, and then added low,
J'Only to scare her, boys, you know."
The guns spoke out with an omnious roar ;
The smoke cleared away, the girl rode as before,
And the old General said, "She's a lover of the
But I would that we eac: had her courage to-day."
"Through the months of June
and July our baby was teething and
took a running off of the bowels and
sickness of the stomach," says O.
P. M. Ilolliday, of Deming, Ind.
"His bowels would move from five
to eight times a day. I had a bottle
of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea ltemedy in the house
and gave him four drops in a tea
spoonful of water and he got better
at once." For sale by W. J. Cox,
Bolivar; J. W. Nuckolls, Toone.
A teachers' Institute will be held
at Fairview Academv, in the 18lh
district, on Saturday, August 17th,
1901, exercises commencing at 9
Basket exercises at 12 o'clock.
The citizens of this community
extend to one and all a most cordial
invitation, and their generosity is
too well known to need commint.
Let all the teachers come and
manifest their devotion and interest
in their vocation.
Welcome address F. D. Ayers
Education J. L. A'lford
Duty of patrons Frank Dorris
and T. J. Ayers
Duty of teacher. .Ernest McDaniel
Fractions J. M. Curry
Lorgitude and Time, Geo. Stevens
Compound quantities, W. F. Dorris
Physiology E. A. Bla :k
U. S. History W. L. Fish
The Verb W. T. Murdaugh
Orthrography and Punctuations
The Noun 6. M. Gooch
Geography J. T. Ayers
Mensuration J. K. McDaniel
School Government. .. M. A. Ross.
D. E. Bishop,
To Save her Child
From frightful disfigurement Mrs.
Nannie Galleger, of La Grange, Ga.,
applied Bucklen's Arnica Salve to
great sores on her head and face,
and writes, its quick cure exceeded
all her hopes. If works wonders in
sores, bruises, skin eruptions, cuts,
burns, scalds and piles. Price 25c.
For sale by W. J. Cox, and cure
Our Supply of Horses for S, Africa.
As the South African war has ad
vanced to its later stages, the infan
try regiments have become compar
atively useless, and the demand for
well-mounted troopers has become
imperative. Of the English soldiers
now in South Africa probably 75,
000 out of 200,000 arc operating on
horseback. This African campaign
ing is so hard upon the animals,
whether used for mounting troops
or for transporting supplies, that it
has been difficult to supply fresh
horses and mules fast enough. The
principal recruiting field has been
the southwestern part of the United
States, and the chief point of ship
ment has been New Orleans. It was
reported last month that the United
States had already supplied the
British army in South Africa with
100,000 horses and mules, and that
an additional 50,000 would now
have to be purchased. The price
has steadily advanced and England's
purchasing agents find the supply
scarcely equal to the demand.
The cotton tie situation on this ;
market has grown to be a very sej
rious one the most serious, in fact, i
of any problem with which the local i
jobbers are face to face.
As was announced in the Scimitar
some two or three weeks ago, the
Sheet Steel Company, one of the
constituent companies of the United
States Steel Corporation, withdrew ,
prices on ties for August delivery
on account of strikes ordered by the
Amalgamated Association of Iron,
Tin and Steel workers, which cut
off the source of supply for dealers
at this point, who had not protec'.ed
themselves by contracts made earlier
in the season. Many of the dealers
here had bought a large portion of
their needs and sold to the trade in
this territory with the understand
ing that the Sheet Steel Company
would deliver all ties bought in ac
cordance with the specifications of
the contract, which called for Au
But August has come and there is
now but little prospect of the deal
ers getting what they have con
tracted for, since the failure of the
conference between the United
States Steel officials and those of
the Amalgamated Association to
reach an agreement last Satuiday
means that the strike will be pro
longed indefinitely, thereby prohib
iting the company from delivering
the goods or protecting them by
their strike clause in caisc they do
not' care to deliver them.
The most serious phase of the
matter ia that the trade here have
sold about GO per cent, more than
they have received on contract, and
should the Steel Hoop Company
fail to deliver the goods contracted
for, the jobbers will be placed in a
position that is by no means envia
ble. Accordiug to the estimate of one
of the large jobbers this morning,
there are not more than 25 percent,
of the ties in this market needed in
this territory this year, and the
prospects are most gloomy for ob
taining those that will be wanted.
The Steel Hoop Company is still
quoting out prices, but there is no
delivery time specified, the compaay
simply stating that they will deliver
them when they can. This is a mcst
indefinite expression, and does not
assure the jobbers in this city that
their contracts will be filled before
the next crop is gathered and sold.
On aecount of the withdrawal of
prices on the part of manufacturers
the trade at this point have also
withdrawn quotations, and the trade
in this territory may govern them
selves accordingly. It is more a
question of being able to fill out
standing orders now than it is of
accepting new business in the pres
ent indefinite stale of affairs.
A Minister's Good Work.
"I had a severe attack of bilious
colic, got a bottle of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem
edy, took two doses and was entire
ly cured, says Rev. A. A. Power,
of Emporia, Kan. "My neighbor
across the 6treet was sick for over a
week, had two or three bottles of
medicine from the'doctor. He used
them for three or four days without
relief, then called in another doctor
who treated him for some days and
gave him no relief, eo discharged
him. I went over to see him the
next morning. He said his bowels
were in a terrible fix, that they had
been running off so long that it was
almost bloody flux. I asked him if
be had tried Chamberlain a Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy and
he said 'No.' M went home and
brought him my bottle and gave
one dose ; told him to take another
dose in fifteen or twenty minutes if
he did not find relief, but he too
For sale by W. J. Cox, Bolivar; J.
W. Nuckolls, Toone.
Crops in Tennessee.
Nashville, Aug. 6. The weekly
crop bulletin issued to-day by II. C.
Bate, director Tennessee section,
United States department of agri
culture, says :
"The long and disastrous drouth
was broken in many sections July
30th, by local rains, which revived
Jfaling crops, but in many localities
I i v t if
scarcely sumcient ten to materially
benefit them, and the hot sunshine
following destroyed much of the
good effect of the rains. In the
districts where little or no rain fell
the situation is becoming very se
rious, especially as to early corn and
other food crops, the former being
in many places beyond recovery and
is being cut for fodder ; late corn is
yet in condition to be revived, but
much shortened. Cotton, although
small, has fruited well, but is now
rapidly shedding. Tobacco has with
stood the drouth fairly well, and
where rain has fallen the crop looks
I well. Peanuts are also in fair con
dition. Millet and peas are almost
failures. Irish potatoes arc doing
no good. Young grass and clover
crops are mostly killed by the
drouth. Sweet potatoes that have
had rain -ire in fair condition. Gar
dens and pastures are about ruined.
The late hay crop will be short.
Fruit is still dropping and inferior.
Good rains fell on a large portion of
the state yesterday, which may in a
measure revive failing crops."
The Bible U9ed at Queen Victo
ria's coronation was sold by auction
recently for 49 guinea! $245.00.
.Agetable Preparationfor As
similating the Food andReguIa
ling theStomachs and Bowels of
ness andRest.Contains neither
" Ctarifitd Sugar
Aperfecl Remedy forConstipa
Tion . Sour Stomach.Diarrhoca
Worms .Convulsions .Feverish
ness and Loss of Sleep.
Facsimile Signature or
H EXACT COPT Or WRAPPER. I
SALE OF VALUABLE
The Board of Education of the town of Bolivar
will receive sealed bids
Bolivar Female Academy Building and Lot
Until Saturday, August 10, 190 1, at 1 2 o'clock
noon, at which time same will be opened, and
if satisfactory price is not obtained, will sell the
same in front of said building to the highest
bidder. jt The right is reserved to reject any
and all bids Sale for cash, Address bids
to R. N. Mitchell, President, Bolivar, Tenn.
This luly 10, 1901. &
Ii. X. Mitchell, ) Board
T. D. Neavbern, of
C. A. Miller, J Education.
VS7 VS V7
KM a. T. INGRAM, President.
NW W. C. DORION. Oshier.
jp JOHN L. MITCHELL, Assia't Cashier,
JSlTThRECTOKS- (1. '
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STransacts a General Banking Business.
Collections Made and Prompt Returns.
D B O
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. Y.
Dear Sirs : I will say that your Mexican Mnstang
Liniment has done a wonderful cure in this part of the
country. I 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
$ 400x0 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 the wire, and in five days the leg bursted and the flesh
turned inside out. I spent large sums of 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 your
Liniment in my breeding stable all the time, and to those
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. I
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AT . SIT
The acrobat is always willing to
do a good turn.
Better upright in poverty t .an
unpriucipled with millions.
Beware," said the potter to the
clay, and a little later it was wure.
Wisdom is the art of beinj out
when people call who want to bor
The woman who neglects her hus
band's shirt front is not the wife of
An egotist .is a man who thinks
himself somebody and everybody
Live in the present. Lots of peo
ple render themselves uphappy by
too much forecast. 1
A gentleman may attempt to act
the ruffian, but his true character
will crop out sooner or later.
An old bachelor says the only
thing necessary to enable a man to
win a woman's love is an opportun
ity. A New Jersey man was recently
fined $10 in a police court for sleep
ing in a church. The clergyman
wasn't even arrested.
Columbus, Ga., Aug. 24, 1872.
Dr. J. C. Moffett Dear Doctor :
We gave your TEETH IN A (Teeth
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I am prepared ta Sort?
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reasonable and work guaran
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No. 1488 R. 1.
In the County Court
Hardeman County, Tenn
MalinJa Jones, et als
It appearing from the petition, which is sworn
to. that Josephine Valentine and her husband.
David Valentine, are non.residents of the state of
Tennessee and are residents of the state of Arkan
sas; that Ida Dickerson and her husband, Frank
Dickerson, are non-residents of the state of Ten
nessee and are residents of the state of Mississippi ;
that rinkey Jones (formerly but who is now mar
ried and the name of her husband is unknown and
cannot be ascertained, upon diligent inquiry,) and:
her husband, are non-residents of the state of,'
Tennessee and are residents of the state of Illinois,,
so that ordinary process of law can not be served
upon any of the above named defendants.
It is therefore ordered that publication be made
for four consecutive weecs in the Bolivar Bulletin,
a newspaper published in the town of Bolivar,
Tenn., requiring said non-resident defendents to
enter their appearance before the county court at
Bolivar, Tenn., on the first Monday in September,
1901, and plead, answer or demur to the allegation
in said bill contained, otherwise the same will be
taken for confessed, as to them, and the case set for
hearing. Ex. Parte.
In testiuioney whereof witness my hand, Uiia
July 13th, 1901.
JULIUS CKAWFOB.D, Clerk.
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