The Bolivar Bulletin.
IS Ton AT J T1PT) O r"KT A T 1
School Books and Supplies
The interior of G. T. Ingram
& Co.'s store is being improved.
Fruit Jars and Jelly Glass
es at Hudson's.
Register John L. Foote has
been sick with fever for several
Go to Hudson's for a 200&
Pocket Knife, Razor, Strop,
Miss Louise Like, of Jackson,
is the guest of Dr. 13. V. Hudson
Buy your Perfumes, Soaps,
Cigars, Fine Candies, etc. at
The Bulletin returns thanks to
Dr. B. V. Hudson for a box of de
Mr. A. O. Pruett returned
Monday from a visit of two weeks
to relatives near Saulsbury.
Mr. Ned Norment, wife and
child, of Paris, Texas, were guests
of Dr. and Mrs. Dickson this week.
Messrs. P. N. Stuart and R.
M. Redfearn left Tuesday morning
for Oklahoma on a prospecting
Esquire J. J. Siler and daugh
ters, Misses Florence and Ella, of
the 18th district, were in the city
Miss Neely will reopen her Pri
mary and Kindergarten School on
Semptember 2nd, 1901. Patronage
Lightfort's Photograph Gallery
is again ready for business and the
patronage of the public is respect
Mr. Preston Mitchell has re
turned from a week's visit to Rog
ers' SpriDgs and friends in the
neighborhood of Saulsbury.
Notick Subscribers to Com
mercial must settle every month by
the 10th for past month's subscrip
tion or paper will be discontinued.
We learn that nine of the thir
teen deer, recently bought by Mr.
J. M. Avent, of Hickory Valley,
from Brownsville parties, have died.
Dr. S. Dickson will visit Hick
ory Valley Tuesday and Wednesday,
.August 27th and 28th. All in need
of dental work are invited to meet
Mr. Marcus Kahn, who spent
the summer here, left Wednesday
for Memphis, where he will spend a
uhort time before returning to Lou
isville. 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.
Messrs. R. N. Mitchell and T.
P. Campbell presented the Bulle
tin office this week with some fine
grapes from their vineyards, for
which we return thanks.
I1ERBINE is well adapted to the
cure of fevers of all kinds, because
it thoroughly cleanses the stomach
and bowels of all bilious humors,
and expels all impure secretions of
the body. Price 50c. W. J. Cox's
The School Commissioners re
jected the bid of Dr. II. W. Tate
($ 400. 00) on the old Academy. The
building; has been sold to Mr. John
II. McKinnie for $550.00.
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,
Rev. J. N. Hall, of Fulton,
Ky., will preach in the Baptist
church Monday night, August 2Gth,
1901, at 8 o'clock. Everybody cor
dially invited to hear him.
Try the Weir Fruit Jars
latest patent at Sweeton &
Black s. The only selt-seal
ine Jar in the market and the
only Jar that will retain the
natural flavor of the fruit.
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 only destroys every worm, but
corrects all derangements of the di
gestive organs. Price 25e. W. J.
Fresh Drugs at Cox's.
Mr. T. A. Robinson, of Water
Valley, was in the city Monday.
Drink Pepsol at Cox's.
Mrs. James Livingston, of
Memphis, is the guest of Mrs.
Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Tate re
turned Thursday morning from a
week's visit to Cerulean Springs,
Try a "Bolivar Glace," at
Mr. Jesse II. Franklin will
please accept our thanks for a box
of peaches the finest we have seen
The registration books closed
yesterday. The total number reg
istered in this district up to 12
o'clock yesterday was 330.
A few Hammocks left at
Cox's for about cost.
Mrs. E. A. Pybass left this
week for Paragould, Ark., to spend
several days with relatives. From
there she expects to go to St. Louis,
where she will remain indefinitely.
Miss Maggie Black left Sunday
for Dawson Springs, Ky., where
she will remain a week or ten days.
Before returning Bhe will attend the
Buffalo Exposition and visit Niagara
The primary department of St.
Katharine's School will be open
next term to girls of the lowest
grades. No previous instruction
necessary for admittance.
Mes. S. B. Ware.
All of the popular cold
drinks served at Cox's Soda
The Board of Aldermen of Bol
ivar met Tuesday night in special
session and passed an ordinance of
quarantine against Whiteville on
account of the existence of smallpox
at the latter place.
Mason Fruit Jars, also
Rubbers and Tops, at Cox's
Rev. J. D. Caldwell recently
closed a protracted meeting at Mt.
Comfort church, four miles west of
Hickory Valley. There were twenty-seven
professions and fourteen
additions to the church.
Ice Cream Soda, Milk
Shake, Coco-Cola, Pepsol
and Crushed Fruit Ices all
at 5 cents each at Cox's New
Mr. Jake Kahn and daughter,
Miss Marie, left Wednesday morn
ing to attend the Buffalo Exposi
tion. Before returning Mr. Kahn
will visit New York to buy his fall
stock, and Miss Marie will spend a
few weeks at Atlantic City, N. J.-
A free and easy expectoration is
produced by a few doses of BAL
LARD'S IIOREHOUND SYRUP,
in all cases of Hoarseness, Sore
Throat, or difficult breathing. Price
25c and 50c. Sold by W. J. Cox,
The lawyers of Bolivar have
been busily engaged for several
weeks taking depositions, prepara
tory to the meeting of Chancery
Court, which convenes the third
Monday in September. The depo
sition of John K. McDaniel, in one
case alone, consumed four days.
Blotches and excrescences, which
so often annoy people, are simply
efforts of nature to throw off imped
iments to the proper performance of
her duties. HEKBLNE will aid
and assist nature in her work, and
ensure a skin clear and beautiful,
entirely free from all imperfections.
Price 50 cts., at W. J. Cox's.
Mr. Albert Ammons and -Miss
Beulah McCawley were united in
marriasre Tuesdav in Memphis, at
the residence of Rev. J. C. Morris,
Dastor of the First Methodist
Church. The groom is a son of
Mr. R. F. Ammons, of Bolivar.
He has scores of friends here who
The Western Hospital is quaran
tined against all infected districts,
and persons coming from same are '
warned not to enter the premises.
J. P. Douglas, Superintendent.
Bolivar, Tenn., Aug. 22, 1901.
I COKRESPONDENCE. 1
wai in Bolivar
Thirteen cases of smallpox are
reported at Whiteville, and others
are expected to develop, as many
people are said to have been expos
ed. The disease, which is confined
entirely to negroes, is reported by!
the attending physicians, Drs. J
Smith and Cock, to be of a very
malignant type. The cases
been isolated, and every effort is
being made to prevent its spread.
Vaccination is being freely resorted
CASTOR 1 A
Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
The laws of health require that
the bowels move once each day and
the penalties for violating this law
is piles. Keep your bowels regular
by taking a dose of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets when
necessary and you will never have
that severe punishment inflicted
upon ou. Price. 25 cents. For
1 sale by W. J. Cox, Bolivai ; J. W.
' Nuckolls, Toone.
Mr. Floyd S. Carter, of Jack
son, and Miss Emma Warren were
united in marriage Sunday night at
the residence of the bride's father,
Mr. John Warren. The ceremony
was impressively performed by Rev.
Jas. M. Scott, of the Methodist
church, in the presence of a few
friends and relatives. The groom
is a valued employe of the Mobile
& Ohio Railroad, and a sou of Mr.
J. G. Carter, a dry goods dealer,
North Royal street, Jackson, and
his bride is one of the most charm
ing and popular young ladies of
Bolivar. ') he happy couple left
immediately for Jackson, their fu
ture home, followed by the beet
wishes of many friends.
The fruit industry is bringing
in considerable levenue to growers
in and around Hickory Valley. The
courteous and accommodating depot
agent, Mr. J. L. Campbell, informs
i that from May 1st to August
19th, 1617 boxes of peaches and
plums, 792 crates of berries and 23
barrels of apples have been shipped
from that point. A conservative esti
mate of the net profit derived from
the above shipments is something
over two thousand dollars. Among
those who are - interested in the
growing of fruit for shipment in
this section are Messrs. R. A. Mc
Anulty, W. A. May, R. J. and C.
E. Harris, J. M. Woodson, F. M.
Sanders, Futrell Bros., and G. M.
We reproduce the following
from the Commercial Appeal con
cerning a former citizen of Harde
man : "Deputy United States Cir
cuit Clerk Dan .Elliott, upon me
recommendation of Judge Ham
mond, yesterday received his ap
pointment as United States commis
sioner, and is now duly qualified to
discharge the duties of this position.
The appointment of Mr. Elliott
makes three commissioners for Mem
phis and Shelby county, the other
two being John B. Clough and
Hunsden Cary. The duties of com
missioner will not interfere with Mr.
Elliott's position in the office of the
United States clerk. He is one of
the most competent officials of the
government in this state, and the
new honor is worthily bestowed."
Thursday one of the happiest
gatherings of the summer occurred
at Mr. Harrison Ilerron's hospitable
and handsome country home, two
miles south of this city. It was the
event of the annual reunion that the
Ilerron family have enjoyed so long.
Beside the members of the family
living in and about Jackson, there.
were many present from a distance.
Among them were : Mr. Jas. Iler
ron, Mr. Emmett Herron, Mrs. Net
tie Watson, Misses Mabel Watson,
Edna Wall and Fannie Morris, all
from Galloway. From Arlington
there was Mr. Harry Herron. From
Bolivar, Mr. Hossie Ilerron, Misses
Crawford and Mitchell, besides a
number of young people.- A sump
tuous dinner was served at 2 o'clock
to which the guests did ample jus
tice. The rain in the afternoon
caused some slight disarrangements
of the outdoor sports and games,
but for the most part the day was
perfect. There were about fifty
persons present in all. The custom
of the annual reunion of this fami
ly has been long observed and they
are always heartily enjoyed by those
who attend. Jackson Whig.
A. S. Maxwell, of Lisbon, was
Master Delter Breeden spent Sun
day at Crainesville.
Mrs. Olive Milstead was at
Crainesville two days the past week.
Miss Sallie Ragon has returned
from Bolivar, where she visited
Mrs. Mullikin, of Lisbon, is here
; visiting her son and daughter,
f n it Tr-oi, nn,i wt.u
have xxviuaujr emu vjic ii cuu,
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or tne young laaies ounaay alter
The young people enjoyed a good
singing Sunday evening at the resi
dence of Mr. Ben Breeden.
Our people are getting ready to
entertain the .Unity Baptist Associa
tion, which convenes with Walnut
Grove Church on Sunday August
Prof. J. D. Alford, of Middleton,
is leaching a vocal .class this week.
The lectures will continue for ten
Our school building has recently
been remodeled and otherwise re
paired. We now have an up-to-date
house and our diiectors deserve
much credit for their untiring ef
forts in improving the school prop
erty of the district.
District No. 7.
People are not saying anything
more about "dust" in this commu
nity. Mr. Joe Vincent, of Whiteville,
accompanied by his two accom
plished daughters, Misses Minnie
and Ethel, paid a flying visit to rel
atives and friends the first of Au
gust. Miss Edna Wheatley, of Toone,
was the guest of Miss Lillie Clift in
the recent past.
The patrons and friends are cor
dially invited to be present at an
entertainment to be given at Beaver
School-house Friday night, August
30, 1901. Exercises will commence
at 8 o'clock.
Messrs. Ben Powell and Casper
Woodson, of Hickory Valley, were
6een in this district lecently.
Miss Lillie Clift visited the fami
ly of Mr. T. A. Vincent Sunday.
Master Will Chandler, of Jackson,
is visiting relatives m this neighborhood.
We are glad to state that Mr.
Booker Clift has recovered and is
able to be up again.
A meeting was held at Enon Sun
day afternoon. Seven new mem
bers were received, one by letter,
and the other six will be baptized
there the second Sunday in Septem
ber at 9.30.
Some of the young people of this
district were contemplating a trip
to Whiteville Saturday, but on ac
count of the inclemency of the wea
ther, their trip was postponed.
Guess Who ?
SOUTHERN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
Eleventh Year Opens September 9,
With a Strong Faculty.
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 at
his office in Bolivar, Tenn.
Persons indebted to the estate are
respectfully requested to settle.
This July 8th, 1901.
Executors of estate of R. II. Wood,
The statement that the Southern
Normal University, or any part of
it, has been consolidated with any
school or schools is false and mis
leading. For complete refutation
of advertising and circular letters
sent out by designing parties write
President Board Trustees, Hunting
don, Tenn., for "Answer to Circu
The Southern Normal University
is the strongest independent normal
in the South. Seven members of
the present faculty have been iden
titled with the school from three to
ten years each, the additional mem
bers are able teachers, constituting
the strongest faculty m the history
of the school. I he board of trus
tees, the faculty and the citizens of
the town are working in perfect
harmony and the'Btudents will find
pleasant conditions, happy surround
ings and a hearty welcome from all.
All the depaitments of the school
are ably equipped and will be care
fu'ly looked after. There is noth
ing to prevent next yeac from being
the most suceessful year in the his
tory of the school's work.
Board cau be had in dormitory,
every thi lg furnished, at $7.50 per
month in private families at $8 to
$10 per month.
For further particulars about con
dition of school, or -for catalogues,
Normalities or other literature, ad
Ernest C. McDougle, Pres.,
or A.J.G. Wells, Sec'y & Treas.,
Hardeman County, Tennessee.
Turnip Seed for Sale.
18 117! 105!
19! 93; 106
20! 26! 26!
Colored Baptists at Bolivar.
The West Tennessee Colored Bap
tist Association, which was in ses
sion here last week, adopted the fol
lowing sensible resolutions :
Whereas, There is a feeling of
unrest and expressed excitement
throughout our country to-day on
account of the prevalence of crime
and immorality, much of which is
to be committed by our own race,
Whereas, There is a growing dis
position to disregard the courts and
other established agencies for the
prevention of crime and the pun
ishment of the guilty, and
Whereas, Such disregard of law
and order, often resulting in the
persecution and lawless killing of
the innocent, which is a blot on our
civilization and can but work the
demoralizationQof Jsociety, there-
tore, we, the West lennessee Asso
ciation, mindful of safety and pro
tection of our race and the pea;e
and prosperity of our common coun
try, do adopt the following resolu
1st. That we do hereby condemn
crime of all kinds, whether com
mitted by persons iu high or in low
2nd. 1 hat we pledge our financial
and moral support to our municipal
and state governments in their ef
forts to ferret our crime, to punish
the criminals and to piotect the in
nocent in the enjoyment of their
inherent rights and privileges.
3rd. I hat we urge our pastors,
teachers and each individual citizen
to cultivate a spirit of amity and
friendship between the races in the
communities in which they live.
4th. That we condemn idleness,
the chief breeder of crime, and urge
the establishment of industries
among us to give employment to our
young men and women.
5th. That we invite-and respect
fully urge the co-operation of our
Christian white brethren of all de
nominations in our effort to restore,
maintain and strengthen friendly
relations between the races in this
country, and especially in the South,
which by nature is so well fitted to
be the home of our people.
The Association closed with an
Educational Mass-meeting at the
courthouse Sunday afternoon which
was attended by hundreds, inclu
ding many white people. The ad
vice given to the colored people by
the speakers was wholesome and
was publicly endorsed by the Mayor
of our city, the chairman of our
county court and our representative
in the legislature.
S. J. Stanton et als ") Xo. 1490 R. D.
vs. ln the County Court of
Mary C. Guynn et als ) Hardeman Co., Tenn.
It appearing from the petition, which is sworn
to, that the defendants, Mary C. Guynn, is a non
resident of the State of Tennessee and is a resident
of the State of North Carolina; Amelia J. Guynn
and T. L, Guynn are non-rrsidents of the State of
Tennessee, and are residents of the State of Vir
ginia; Lou Thurman and husband, Richard Thur
man, are non-residents of the State of Tennessee,
and are residents of the State of California so
that the ordinary process of law cannot be served
on them. It is therefore ordered that publication
be made for four successive weeks in the Boutib
Bulletin, a newspaper published in the town of
Bolivar, requiring said defendants to enter their
appearance before the Clerk at his office in the
town of Bolivar, on or before the first Monday in
September, 1901, and plead, answer or demur to
the allegations in the bill set forth, otherwise the
same will be taken for confessed as to them an
this cause set for hearing ex parte.
This August 7, 1901.
JULIUS CRAWFORD, Clerk.
H. E. Carter, Solicitor.
For Sale. ..
I ofier for sale at rea
sonable Drices a few
We have a large stock of Cotswold Lambs and
Turnip Seed, which we will J one RarabouilletRam.
sell either in small quantities)
or by the bushel, at very low! They are beauties.
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons. ' IIOB'T G ALIA WAY.
Tr5olivjii Ton n.
Boardi-ag and Ua.y Scliccl fcr Girls
Rev. Charles Scott Ware, Rector.
x Prepares for all colleges open to
women. An attractive home department.
Special advantage in Music. Individual
teaching in every grade. Fine library.
MRS. S. B. WARE,
Orders placed with me will
receive prompt attention.
The patronage of the rmblic
I. A. WILSON, Jr.
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