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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Huon Williams, Editor.
Pkogkess Tklkpuox: No. 17.
Friday, November 8, 1901.
By a vote of 250 to 77 the
citizens of McMinnville last
Saturday decided to abolish
The President has issued
his proclamation fixing so
vember 28th as a day of na
G oem ax can
"Maryland, my Maryland.
lie will be returned to the
United States Senate.
TriE election of a fusion
candidate for Mayor of New
York over the democratic
nominee is a rebuke to Tarn
many, not democracy.
H. C. Goocii, of Selmer,
was tried in the Federal Court
at Jackson last week for mak
ing false entries as a census
enumerator, and was sen
tenced to one year in jail and
a fine of $200.
Gen. Luke Weight, mem
ber of the Philippine Com
mission, has been appointed
Vice-Governor of the Philip
pines in the event of the ill
ness or absence of Gov. Taft.
This is a high compliment to
a distinguished Tennessecan,
who is worthy of the' honor.
Ix the elections Tuesday
Maryland, "Virginia and Ken
tucky went democratic. New
York, New Jersey, Ohio
Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts
and Nebraska were carried
by the republicans. Politic
ally speakiner, it was an "off
year," hence but little inter
est was manifested. The re
sult is of no special
Ax extra session
legislature has been
ed, for the purpose of discus
sing the adoption of amend
ments to the constitution.
At the recrular session certain
and it is
said the members
are of the
same opinion now
-W - a
It will be an un-
expense lor tne
legislature to reconvene, and
should the Governor call it
in extra session for the pur
pose mentioned he will be
severely and justly censured.
Elsewhere we print the
proceedings of a meeting held
by citizens of the 19th dis
trict at Essary Springs, Sat
urday, October 2Gth, called
for the purpose of ' 'discussing
the practicability of adopting
or reiectinjr the hoc: law."
The result of the meetin
was the passage of resolutions
condemning the act, which
thev decided to ignore. Our
friends have made a mistake.
It is not within their province
to say whether they will ac
cept or reject this or any other
laV.T This "hog law" is upon
statute books, and so long as
it remains there it should be
obeyed, however objectiona
ble. There is a remedy it
can be repealed, but not ig
nored. Those who propose
to ignore constituted law and
authority tread upon danger
ous grounds. -
: Lost, Strayed or Stolen.
One blue Setter Dog, with black
ears and dark spots; white spots on
top of head. Return to Redd's store
and be rewarded.
That Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you, if you
used Dr. King's New Life Pills.
Thousands of sufferers have proved
their matchless merit for sick and
nervous headaches. They make pure
blood and build op your health.
Only 25 cents. Money back, if not!
cured. Sold by VV. J. Cox.
Mrs. Rebecca Pirtle died, of fev-
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er, at her borne, west or loone, last
Saturday night aud was buried Sun
day at the Toone cemetery. She
lived to the age of 70 years and was
one of those ideal old ladies whose
influence is warmly felt and at whose
deathwe all mourn.
The wreck near Shandy Monday
morning drew a crowd ot signt-seers
Ma9ter Hunt Bradford is quite
ill with fever at the home of his
aunt, Mrs. .Laura smith.
The remains of Bob Barkhead,
who died in Jackson Sunday morn
ing, of typhoid fever, were brought
down Monday morning on the early
train and taken out to Wesley ceme
tery for interment.
Dr. Geo. M. Dorris was on oar
streets a short while Sunday morn
Dav3 Teague has resumed his
position as agent and operator here.
G. W. -Fawcett, who has been re
lieving him, goes to Medon.
Leander McDaniel, the merchant
of Dorris, was in Toone on business
The young people of Toone en
joyed a very pleasant e veiling at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Pirtle
Tuesday night. The event was a
musicale given in honor of the beau
tiful and charming Miss Cora Tal
son, who' will 6oon leave for her
home in Illinois.
The Toone Literary Society had
a rousiner meetin er and large attend
ance last Friday night. The subject j
discussed was, "Resolved, that Man
will Do and Dare more for the Love
of Woman than for the Love of
Money." The subject for discussio.i
next Friday, night is, "Resolved,
that the Southern States were Justi
fiable in Seceding from the Union."
A lively time is anticipated, and ev
erybody is especially invited to at
tend. Esquire Wm. Tate went to Boli
var Saturday to sit with the jury of
magistrates on the case of moving
the road near Shandy.
Only 128 bales of cotton have
been received here this season. Our
farmers are holding their cotton for
Bradford Fawcett returned Sun
dav from Corinth. Miss., to enter
school at the Toone Academy.
Monroe Yarbrough has gone to
Little Rock. Ark., to work at the
Dr. L. M. Brav and Mis. Ella
Barham were united in marriage on
last Tuesday morning. Dr. Bray is
one of the oldest physicians in the
countv and it will be a surprise to
his many friends to learn that a man
of his age has led a young widow to
the hymeneal altar. We wish for
them all the joy possible in their
Misses Ella and Tennie Pirtle, of
Bolivar, were guests of their cous
ins. the Misses Pirtle, here last
week. Will o' the Wisp.
Tusicegbk, Ala.., July 28, 1878.
Dr. C. J. Moffett My Dear Sir
Justice to you demands that I should
give you my experience with your
excellent medicine. Teethina. Our
little girl, just thirteen months old,
has had much trouble teething. Ev-
erv remedy was exhausted in the
shape of preseriptions from family
chvsicians. Her bowels continued
to pass off pure blood, aud a burn
ing fever continued for days at a
time. Her life was almost despaired
of. Her mother determined to try
Teethina, and in a day or two there
was a crreat change new life had
returned, the bowels were regular,
and, thanks to Teethina, the little
babe is now doing well. Yours,
D. M. McIvek,
Editor and Proprietor Tuskegee
(Ala.) News. In2w
Mrs. Rebecca Jane Pirtle, the be
loved wife of Esquire R. J. Pirtle,
died at her home, in civil district
No. 15, of Hardeman county, Tenn
Saturday. Nov. 2nd, at half after
3 o clock p. m.
m' ' '
She was a daughter of James
Toone, Sr., long deceased ; was 70
years old the 7th of last May: was
married to her now lonely and be
reaved husband December 21, 1848.
Since she has cheered him amidst
the labors and struggles incident to
a farmer's life by her faithful and
constant discharge of the wifely du
ties belonging to a Cnristian home
Into this home were born several
eons and daughters who, under the
influence of her Christian example
and motherly counsels, were early
brought into the fold of Christ.
With her husband, she became a
member of the Cumberland. Presby-
terian church, in tne organization
of the Greenwood congregation,
Often the slad shout from her
lips told of a heart overflowing with
the love of God.
During ber last sickness she called
her sons and daughters, then pres
ent, to her bedside and exhorted
them to meet her in heaven.
To hep son, Rev. James Pirtle,
she said: "There's not a cloud or a
doubt in my way."
bister Pirtle leaves a rich heritage
to husband and children in the pre
cious memories ot a wile s a id a
mother's tender love and care for
May it be an unbroken family in
the Eternal World, is the prayer of j
er pastor, W. M.Norment.
Beautiful fall weather has pre
vailed generally since our last com
munication. Miss Annie Bryant, who was one
of the most pious, upright young
ladies of this vicinage, departed this
life on October 23rd. The grief
stricken family, some of whom are
on the sick list, and the many rela
tives and friends have our heart-fe't
After a continued spell of sick
ness, Mrs. Doke Callahan died Oct.
20th, we are sorry to say.
Sabbath School at Van Buren ife
progressing fairly well.
Mr. R. W". Smith, a hustling mer
chant, is to make an addition to his
already large and commodious store.
Mrs. Smith, in company with
Miss Luna Galloway, visited Jack
eon during the Elks' Carnival.
Mr. D. Monroe Sparkman, spent
a few days visiting Jackson and the
home folks in the recent past.
Cotton picking is still the order
of the day.
Dr. G. M. Savage, S. W. B. U.,
held the congregation spell-bound
the 3rd Sunday at Saulsbury with
two grand sermons. Subjects, "Re
is very large. ,
Dr. John Neely,
and "The New
of Hardeman's best physicians.
made a business trip to Vaughan's
Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Wheeler
paid a brief visit to Toone kinfolks
in the recent past.
Mr. Pat McComman has returned
from the Bluff City.
Rev. B. S. Woolverton preached
a good Biblical sermon at Van Bu
ren for Pastor Crawford the 4th
Sunday. Text is found in St. John
Mr. Oscar Sparkman and his sis
ter, Miss Claudia, were guests of
Saulsbury relatives 3rd Sunday.
Mrs. Rebecca Galloway visited
the family of V. N. Sparkman re
Mr. W. R. Sparkmin ran down
on' a visit a few days since to the
family of his father, Mr. ,Newt
Stomach and Liver Tablets.
When you feel dull after eating
When you have no appetite.
When you have a bad taste in the
When your liver is torpid.
When your bowels ar.. constipated
When you have a headache.
When you feel bilious.
, They will improve your appetite,
cleanse and invigorate your stomach
and regulate your liver and bowels
For sale by W. J. Cox, Bolivar.
" " J. W. Nuckolls, Toone.
St. Louis Merchants and Manufactu
rers to Visit Eolivar.
St. Louis, Nov. 1, 11)01.
- The St. Louis Merchants and
Manufacturers' Association, com
posed of members of our. principal
wholesale and jobbing housed and
manufacturers will leave St. Louis
Monday, Nov. 11, on a special train
for the purpose of visitiug towns
and cities on the Mobile & Ohio R
R. between Cairo, Ills., and Merid
ian, Miss., and returning via Illinois
Central from Jackson, Miss., to
Cairo, Ills. The tour will extend
over a period of six days and we
will visit over sixty towns. The
purposes of our trip are to meet the
merchants of this section in their
several homes; make a closer ac
quaintanceship with their custom
ers, and make new acquaintances;
to study the country which is to be
traversed, its possibilities and its
There will also be a delegation of
the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition
Association, who will endeavor to
work up a sentiment favorable to
that great Exposition.
We will visit Bolivar on Satur
day, November 16th.
Very truly yours,
H. S. TCTTLK,
The above letter explains itself.
A cordial welcome should be given
CASTOR 1 A
Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Roll of Honor.
Since the last issue the following
have renewed their subscription to
and subscribed for the Bulletin:
II. J. Fusch Athens, Ala
O. B. Polk. Memphis
II. B. Wright.. . Saulsbury
S. P. Herriman ..Dorris
F. M. Hooper Pine Top
J. H. Black Toone
II. P. Moss.. Bolivar
J. S. Sutton Grand Junction
W. R. Sparkman Jackson, Tenn
Hog Law Condemned.
On Saturday, the 26th day of Oc
tober, 1901, the citizens of the 19th
district of Hardeman county met at
Essary Springs, Tennessee, for the
purpose of discussing the practica
bility of atlopting or rejecting the
Thomas Shea called the meeting
to order, arid. D. S. Nclras was made
chairman and J. W. Davis secretary.
Thomas Shea, J. J. Newland, Obe
Kennedy, Payton Moore and Wm.
A. Jones were appointed a commit
tee on resolutions, which reported as
We your committee on resolutions
present the following:
Be it resolved, That it is the
sense of this meeting of the citizens
of this district, that we unqualified
ly condemn, and by these resolu
tions ignore the act passed by the
last legislature known as the "Hog
Law," as far as said law applies to
2od. That we will uphold and
support to the upmost of our ability
the citizens of this district in en
forcing the action of this meeting,
and will not force our neighbors to
the great hardship and expense of
complying with said law.
- 3rd. That we solicit the co opera
tion of the citizens of the entire
county in carrying out these resolu
tions. Thomas Shea, "
Wm. A. Jones, - Com'tee.
J. J. Newland,
D. C. Moore, J
After discussion, it was moved
and carried that the resolutions be
D. S. Nelms, Ch'n.
J. W. Davis, Sec'y.
All - present signed tne same as
R. II. Rosson, W. K. Reed,
Thos. McCullar, J. R. Jones,
R. B. Bass, W. B. Bagen,
T. C. NewlanJ, R. L. Kidd,
II. R. Roeson, J. E. Mullins.
T. J. Dunn,.' S. A. Milstead,
E. R. Dukes, W. R. Cartwright,
W. A. Wbaley, John B. Jones,
Henry Hazel t, J. W. Russell,
Alex Bayiess, Sam Parks,
John Poone, Fred Henley,
Charley Hand, . O. E. Rosson,
F. A. K edict, W. A. "Warren,
T. C. Milstead, B. A. Xewland,
Adam Xewland, Ernest Newland,
Willis Jones, And a large number of
Spreads Like Wildfire.
When things are "the nest" they
become "the best selling." Abra
ham Hare, a leading druggist of
Belleville, O., writes : "Electric
Bitters are the best selling bitters I
have handled in 20 years." You
know why? Most diseases begin in
disorders of stomach, liver, kidneys,
bowels, blood and nerves. Electric
Bitters tones up the stomach, regu
Iates liver, kidneys, and bowels,
puiities the blood, strengthens the
nerves, hence, cures multitudes of
maladies. It builds up the entire
system. Puts new life and vigi
iuto any weak, sickly, run-down
man or woman. Price, 50 cts, by
W. J. Cox, druggist.
On October 26th, 1901, Hon. W.
G. Gibson, of Benton county, Miss.,
delivered to a large audience one of
the most thrilling speeches ever lis
tened to, at Turkey Springs, two
miles northwest of Saulsbury, on
the subject of "Friendship." He
told us that friendship was the roy
al flower and then showed the with
ering comfort that broken friend
ship caused. There were many'sad
faces in the audience before he was
through. Many of our people think
that the speech delivered was seed
sown in good grounds. Come again,
Mr. Gibson, and revive the people
with yojir good wit and humor.
The Nuckolls' livery stable,
lot and brick room adjoining
it on the north.
Also, 178 acres of land on
Hatchie river, one mile north
of Bolivar, formerly owned
by C. A. Miller.
iuso, no acres or ian a in
civil district No. 1G, known
as the Lockie tract.
Apply at Bank of Bolivar.
Constipation means the accumu
lation of waste matter that should
be discharged daily, and unless this
is done the foul matter is absorbed
and poisons the system. Use Her
bine to bring about regularity of the
bowels. Price, 50 cts. At W. J.
To the Public.
Allow me to eay a few. words in
praise of Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy. I had a very severe cough and
cold, aud feared I would get pneu
monia, but after taking the second
dose of thjs medicine, I felt better.
Three bottles of it cured my cold
and the pains in my chest disap
peared entirely. I am most respect
fully yours for health, Ralph S.
Meyers, 74 Thirty-seventh street
"Wheeling, West Va. For sale by
W. J. Cox, Bolivar; J. W. Nuck
in house near
W. C. Dorion.
No Extra Session.
Editor Bulletix As a number
of my riends have asked me for my
opinion in regard to having an. ex
tra session of the present legislature
to consider ihe question of amend
ing our state constitution, I wish to
say that this question was thorough
ly considered last winter at the reg
No, we do not want auy extra
session. We are getting aloug
nicely, paying the necessary ex
penses of the state government, the
interest on the state debt, and with
the sinking fund we are paying our
bonded debt. If we have twenty
or thirty thousand dollars to spare,
let it go on our state debt-
J. A. Foster.
Friends of a rich man have a hun
dred harrds. ,
Correct in yourself the traits you
dislike in others.
A man never smiles when be shows
his teeth to a dentist.
Some people are long on mock
modesty and shy on the real thing.
Much that passes for philosophy
is nothing but downright impudence.
Happy is the man whose smile is
the same in prosperity aud ad versity
A man who says he enjoys a
church social may not be a liar, but
he is toot above suspicion.
What a brilliant world thin wou'.d
be if men could acquire brain as
easily as they can umbrellas.
Buying on the installment plan
means a dollar down and another
dollar every time you fail to dodge
When a man tells you that some
woman has mistreated him you al
ways have a hankering to hear the
woman s version of the story.
From Coopersville, Mich., comes
word of a wonderfulliscovery of a
pleasant tasting liquid that whea
used betore retiring by any one
troubled with a bad cough always
ensures a good night's rest. "It will
soon cure the cough too, writes
Mrs. S. Himilburger; "for three
generations of our family have nsec
Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption and have never found its
equal for coughs and colds." It is
an unrivaled life-saver when used
for desperate lung diseases. Guar
auteed bottles 50c and $1 at W. J.
Cox's. Trial bottles free.
Great Luck of an Editor.
"For two years all efforts to cure
Eczema in the palm of my hands
failed," writes Editor II. N. Lester,
of Syracuse, Kan.; "then I was en
tirely cured by Bucklen's Arnica
Salve." It is the world's best for
eruptions, sores and all skin diseases
Only 25c, at W. J. Cox's.
Jumped on a Ten-Penny Nail.
The little daughter of Mr. J. N.
Powell jumped on an inverted rake
made of ten-penny nails, and thrust
one nail entirely through her foot
and a second one half way through.
Chamberlain s Pain Balm was im
mediately applied and five minutes
later the pain had disappeared and
no more suffering was experienced.
In three days the child was wearing
her shoe as usual and with absolute
ly no discomfort. Mr. Powell is a
well-known merchant of Forkland,
Va. Pain Balm is an antiseptic and
heals such injuries without matura
tion and in one-third the time re
quired by the usual treatment- For
s lie by W. J. Cor, Bolivar; J. W.
Last winter an i..fant child of
mine had croup in a violent form,"
says Eld. John W. Rogers, a Chris
tian evangelist, of .Filley, Mo. "I
gave her a few doses of Chamber
laiu's Couiih Remedy and in a short
time all danger was past and the
child recovered." This remedy not
only ciiiea croup, but when given as
soon as the first symptoms appear,
will prevent the attack. It contains
no opium or other harmful sub
stance and may be given as confi
dently to a baby as to an adult. For
sale by W. J, Cox, Bolivar; J. W.
l. C. H Ii. TIME TABLE.
Effective Sunday, Nov. S, 1901.
Xo. South. No. Nob'th:
25 ................ 6. 29 p.m. 26......... .......6.58 a.m
23 .7.45 a.m: 24 .......... 9 .08 "p.m.
95 local.......10.10 a.m. 96 local-3.00 p.m.
W. A. HOUSE. Agent
E L. LIG-HTF0RT,
(of R. L. Ligbtfort & Co.)
Ejes examined free of charge. Glasses fitted at
reasonable prices. Perfect satisfaction guaranteed.
or money relunded.
E: Wan ted
The Highest Market 13
SZ Price Paid !
JOHN REDD. 3
AVfcgetable Preparationfor As
Lng theStoinachs and Dow-els of
Aperfecl Remedy forConstipa
Tion , Sour Stomach. Diarrhoea
Worms .Convulsions .Fcverish
ness and Loss OF SLEEP.
Facsimile Signature oF
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exact copy or wrapper.
nWe have recently moved into more
commodious quarters, have increased m
v5cour stock and are prepared to offer
to the public a well selected assortment
of the best and cheapest goods in our
line. We always Keep on hand a
fresh, full and complete stock of
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
TO WHICH WE HAVE ADDED
Cutlery, gffiSfw. Guns, Cartridges
SHELLS, HORSE-SHOES, NAILS, &c.
The patronage of the public is respectfully solicited.
SsLT7-a,gre dz, Emerson:
At Reynold's old Hardware Stand.
Having purchased s the W. H. Reynolds & Coi's stock
of Hardware, we will from now on endeavor to carry a full
and complete line of Hardware oi all kinds such as. Bolts,
Hinges, Chisels, Augers, Saws, Hammers, Axes, Planes,
and all kinds of Builder's Implements and Tools. Also, a
large lino of Repair Material such as, Spokes, Hubs, Fel
loes, and everything in the repair line.
We also carry a full and well assorted line of Dry
Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Clothing, etc.
And we have a large stock of fresh staple Groceries.
As heretofore, we still handle the celebrated Studebaker
Wagons and Banner Buggies the Best on Earth.
Give us a trial and be convinced that we will save you
mone3'. Yours for Business, .
. STV EETON & BLACK.
Mexican Mustang Liniment
quickly relieves and cures Tiles, also prevents chafing, i
Pain teaches maey les
5oos9 one off which Is,
Mexican Mustang Liniment
cures Frost-bites, Chilblains, Chapped ITand3 and Face.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
TMf CCftTAUn COMMMT. W TO CITY.
$ Hardware $
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