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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Hugh Williams, Editor.
Pbogkess Telephone No. 17.
Friday, November 15, 1901.
The new constitution of
Alabama has been ratified bv
the peojle. This means,
among otlier things, that
ninety-five per cent, of the
present negro vote of that
state will be eliminated.
Through the influence of
the management of St. Kath
arine's, several high-class lit
erary lectures will soon be
delivered here, which wiil
prove beneficial to all who
attend. St. Katharine's is
doing noble work in educa
tional matters, the founda
tion for good citizenship, and
deserves the hearty coopera
tion and support of our peo-
In the counties where
Democratic Executive Com
mittees have acted, there are
a number of candidates for
the different county offices.
In Hardeman, so far, candi
dates have announced for
only two out of the five po
sitions to be filled; hence we
can see no reason at present
for action on the part of our
committee in regard to the
matter. Should it become
necessary, however, the mem
bers of the committee, all of
whom are good democrats,
who can be depended upon
at any and all times to zeal
ously guard the party's wel
fare, will act and act prompt-
Bolivar will be visited
Saturday morning by a dele
gation of business men and
manufacturers of St. .Louis,
-vrtiose-QDject-ifc' co meet our
merchants in their places of
business, become acquainted
with their customers bring
ing about a closer relation
ship between the buyer, sell
er and consumer which can
but have a healthy and happy
result. These gentlemen
will remain in our city only
for a short time, less than
one hour. We must make
their stay as pleasant as pos
sible, and with this end in
view, the citizens of the
neighborhood are requested
to come in early Saturday
mornincr and meet and assist
us in the entertainment of f
Roll of Honor.
Since our last issue the following
have paid their subscriptions to the
W. G. Webb Bolivar.
J. B. Kellar Toone.
G. M. Dugan Chicago.
Francis Fentress Memphis.
Mrs. W. P. Day Bolivar.
II. A. Baker .Memphis.
B. F. Huddleston Jackson.
G. W. Harris Helena, Ark.
Miss M. L. Harris Nashville.
Bolivar High School.
The Datrons of the School and
pcblie are cordially invited to at
tend and participate in the "Arbor
Day" exercises of our School, upon
Friday afternoon, Nov. 15th at 2
This is one of the beautiful cus
toms of the schools in which the
parents and patrons may participate
in as well as attend, and thus aid in
making the attendant, ceremonies
impressive upon the children.
The exercises in the auditorium
will consist of songs and class re
citals by the children and short ad
dresses from prominent citizens of
Then the entire school will march
to the site of the tree planting.
The trees will be set iu place by
the pupils and duly dedicated.
We trust the public may be liber
al in its participation in this annual
Fbaxk S. Coflix, Principal.
An enthusiastic meeting of
the citizens of Bolivar was
held in the office of the
County Court Clerk Monday
evening to arrange for the
reception of the St. Louis
their friends, who will visit
our city on a special train
C. A. Miller was called to
the chair and stated the ob
ject of the meeting.
On motion, W. J. Cox was
On motion the following
committees were appointed
by the chairman:
On Finance II. E. Dur
rett, Jacob Kahn, J. A. Bar
rett. On Arrangements J. R.
Reaves, Hugh Williams, W.
J. Redd, G. T. Ingram, P.
P. Wilkinson, C. A. Miller.
The following gentlemen
compose the Reception Com
mittee: G. T. Ingram,
J. A. Barrett,
J. II. Sweeton,
G. M. Warren,
J. T. Joyner,
R. E. Duriett,
W. J. Savage,
J. W. Tate,
A. J. Coates,
C. A. Miller,
J . A. Foster,
W. J. Cox,
B. V. Hudson,
Dr. J. J. Neely,
J. K. Reaves,
Dr. R. W. Tate,
Dr. S. Dickson,
P. F. Wilkinson, S. II. Jones,
E. L. Lightfcrt, R. N. Mitchell,
G. M. Savage, W. C. Dorion,
N. C. Nuckolls, John II. Bills,
L. B. Reynolds, W. J. Redd,
J. II. Doyle, W. B. Sainraons,
J. A. Wilson, G. A. Black,
W. A. House, Dr. J.P.Douglas,
F. S, Luther, J. E. Mashburn,
G. W. Breeden, D. C. Estes,
W. R. Kearney, J. V. Curlin,
J. F. Harwell, T. W. Sheets,
J. S. Ray, J. W. Gates,
L. E. Whitenton, C. S. Ware,
J. M. Scott, W. S. Cochraue,
W. A. Caruthers, D. W. Parran,
Nat Huddleston, John Thompson,
Dr. T. E. Moore, C. D. Durrett,
Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
All of the members of the
above named committees are
requested to meet at the
Courthouse "Saturday morn
ing at 8 o'clock, and proceed
from there to the depot.
Carriages will be provided.
The address of welcome
will be delivered at the depot
by C. A. Miller, after which
the program will be subject
to the pleasure of our guests.
All citizens of the town
and community are requested
to be present and assist in
the entertainment ot these
The train will arrive at
8.45 and depart at 9.30 a.m.
Noted Lecturer Coming:.
T:he ladi!8 ?LlC7
ciation have been fortunate in ar
ranging for a lecture, to be deliver
ed by Mr. Basil Burwell, of nation
al reputation, in Bolivar, at a date
in the near future, which will be
announced later. The proceeds will
be devoted to the care of Union
Cemetery. Mr. BurwelPs lecture is
highly spoken of. Head the fol
lowing: Western Reserve Unlveini'y, )
Cleveland, O., Jan. 4th, 1901. f
Mir Dear M. Bits well Allow me to say that
the lecture that you gave in December in the
Physics Laboratry of this University on "Paris,
Versailles and Marie Antoinette" was thoroughly
interesting and entertaining. It gave delint to
our students. Such a lecture wherever given, is
sure to make for the better forces of the communi
ty. Believe me, very truly yours,
Charles F. Tiiwixo.
Lectures at St. Katharine's.
Dr. John Bell Ilenneman will
lecture at St. Katharine's, at 8 p.
m., Thursday, 14th inst. Subject,
'Southern Literature." Dr. Ilen
neman is a Doctor of Philosophy
from the University of Leipsic, a
Professor of the University of the
South and a member of the summer
faculty of theUniversity of Chicago.
The lit. Rev. Thos. F. Gailor,
S. T. D., will deliver a lecture at
St. Katharine's on the afternoon of
the 25th inst. Subject, "Ruskin."
Tlifi hnnr will Iia unnnimofd Inlpr.
Bishop Gailor is too well known in 1
Bolivar to require further comment
regarding the character of the lee
Tickets for the two lectures for
gale at Hudson's drug store. Price,
50 cents. One ticket admits to
The Fentress Law Offices, corner
Main and Jackson Streets; also the
Taylor Carpenter Shop, between
said Law Offices and the Bolivar
Hotel. For terms apply to
t.f. T. M. Moore, Agt.
Gen. Rayner's Eloquent Plea in
Defense of Admiral Schlet.
Washington, Nov. 6. The cli
max of the Schley inquiry came
this afternoon, when Mr. Rayner,
chief couusel for Admiral Schley,
concluded a brilliant arsrument ofi
over three hours with a peroratiou
so eloquent and impassioned that
all within the sound of his voice
were profoundly touched.
This remarkable trial, he said,
sought to condemn the man who had
brought to a successful termination
as great a naval triumph as was
ever won. In vivid colors he
painted the picture of the Brooklyn,
with Commodore Schley on the
bridge, fighting the entire Spanish
fleet until the Oregon appeared out
of the smoke.
The thunders of the Brooklyn,
music for the ears of his country
men, he said, ' aroused Admiral
Schley's envious foes. He pictured
the victorious sailor, suffering as
few have suffered for three long
years, while the fires of persecution
leaped around him, and now await
ing the h'our of his vindication in
the verdict of the court.
"Aod when it comes," he con
cluded, "he can, from the high and
exalted position that he occupies.
look down upon his traducers and
maligners and with excellent pride
' 41 care not tor the venomous
gossip of clubs, drawing-rooms and
cliques and the poisoned shafts of
envy and of malice. I await, under
the guidance of Divine Providence,
the verdict of posterity.
The scene in the courtroom as he
finished with these words was thril
ling, lhe attendance had been
large all day, ana at the morning
session a lady had fainted from ex
citement. As Mr. Rayner began
his eulogy of Admiral Schley those
in the audience, manv of whom
were ladies, leaned forward iu their
seats. The spell of his oratory was
over them, and when he .described
the Admiral's gallant deeds and the
loug persecution to which he had
been subjected manv of them broke
down and wept.
The members of the court dis
played evidences of emotion, and
Admiral Schley himself was plainly
moved. He sat, leaning back, with
his hands behind his head. His
chin twitched, and as his counsel
said he could afford to await the
verdict of posterity, two big tears
rolled down his cheeks. He moved
uneasily to conceal his emotion, aud
under the pretense of adjusting his
glasses, brushed the tears aside
For full thirty seconds after Mr.
tiavner closeu, tueie. was not a
sound. Then the tension broke in
a loud burst of applause. Admiral
Dewey, after about a half minute,
arose to remind the spectators that
such a demonstration was out of
place. A moment afterward the
court adjourned, the Judge Advo
cate pleading that he could not well
go on to-day. Another remarkable
thing happened. As soon as the
gavel fell the entire audience surged
forward to shake the bands of
Admiral Schley aud Mr. Rayner.
But the oncoming spectators fell
back a moment as they saw Admiral
Dewey aud his two assistants move
around the table, as if by a common
impulse, and congratulate Admiral
Schley aud his couusel. Iveu
Captain Lemly, the Judge Advocate,
came lorward to loin in the con
gratulations. Then the public had
its inning, and for fifteen minutes
after the court adjourned Admiral
Schley and Mr. Rayner were kept
busy shaking hands.
Mr. Rayner closed as follows:
"I now have briefly presented
this case as it appears to me in its
general outline. Such a trial as
this has never, to my knowledge,
taken place iu the history of the
world. It seems to my mind that
this case had hardly opened with
the testimony of Captain Higgiuson
before it commenced to totter, aud
from day to day its visionary fabric
dissolved from view. When Captain
Cook, their last witness, was put
upon the stand, the entire structure
collapsed, and now, when the wit
nesses from our own ships and the
gallant Captain and crew of the
Oregon and Admiral Schley have
narrated their unvrnished tale, the
whole tenement, with all of its
compartmeats, from its foundation
to its turret, has disintegrated and
lies here like a mass of blackened
4,It has taken three years to re
veal the truth. There is not a
single word that has fallen from
the tongue of a single witness, friend
or foe, that casts the shadow of a
reflection upon the honored name ol
the hero of Santiago. lie has
never claimed the glory of that day.
No word to this effect has ever gone
forth from him to the American
people. The valiant Cook the
heroic Clarke, the lamented Philip,
the intrepid and undaunted Wain
wright, and all the other captains,
and every man at every gun and
every soul on board of every ship
were equal participants with
Admiral Schley in the honor
wrought upon that immortal day.
"We cannot strike down his
figure. Thera he stands upon the
bridge of the Brooklyn, his ship
almost alone receiving the entire
fire of the Spanish foe until the
Oregon, as if upon the wings of
lightning, sped into the thickness
of this mortal carnage. 4God bless '
the Oregon' was the cheer that rang
from deck to deck, and on they .
went, twin brothers in the chase, (
until the lee gun Was fired from the."
ffiVPf ruey a light MW
mUvMVV,l"t- no odor. f&ks?':
Cristobol Colon and the despotic
colors of Spain were swept from
the face of her ancient possessions.
44 4Well done; congratulate you
on the victory,' was the streamer
that was bent from the halyard of
the Brooklyn, and from that day to
this no man has ever heard from
Admiral Schley the slightest whis
per or intimation that he usurped
the glory of that imperishable hour.
The thuuders of the Brooklyn as
she trembled on the waves have
been discordaut music to the ears of
envious foes, but they have pierced
with a ringing melody the ears of
his countrymen and struck a respon
sive chord at the fire-side of every
4 'And what is more than all
which has beeu revealed in this case,
as matchless as is his courage and
as unsullied as is his honor, is his
beautiful character and the generous
spirit that animates his soal and
the forgiviug heart that beats with
in his bosom, "ies, we cannot
'strike him down. Erect he 6tands
as ih 3 McGregor when his step was
on his native heather and his eye
was on the peak of Ben Lomond.
His country does not want to strike
him down nor cast a blur on the
pure escutoheon of his honored
"For three lon years he has suf
fered, and now, thank God, the
hour of his vindication has come.
With composure, witli resignation,
with supreme and unfaltering for
titude, he awaits the judgment of
this illustrious tribunal, and when
that deliverance comes he can, from
the hiph and exalted position that
he occupies, look down upon his
traducers and maligners and with
exultant pride exclaim:
" 44 I care not for the venomous
gossip ot clubs and drawing-rooms
and cliques and cabals and the
poisoned shafts of envy and of
malice. I await under the guidance
of Divine Providence, the verdict
of posterity.' "
Mr. Rayner closed at 3:30 o'clock
having spoken about three hours.
The large audience broke into
applause, and the members of the
court, as well as others congratu
lated him upon his speech. Admiral
Schley was visibly affected by the
concluding remarks and attending
Jumped on a Ten-Penny Nail.
The little daughter of Mr. J. N.
Powell jumped on an inverted -rake
made of ten-penny nails, aud thrust
one nail entirely through her foot
and a second one half way through.
Chamberlain's Paiu Balm was im
mediately applied and five minutes
later the pain had disappeared aud
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 Forklaud,
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.
It you have sore throat, soreness
across the back or sides, or your
lungs feel sore or tender, or you are
threatened with diphtheria or pneu
monia, apply Ballard's Snow Lini
ment externally and use Ballard's
Horehound Syrup... W. J. Cox.
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.Iiiler.
Also, 173 acres of land in
civil district No. 16, 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 ller
bine to bring about regularity of the
bowels. Price, 50 cts. At W. J.
To the Public.
Allow me to eav a few words in
pra:se of Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy. I had a very severe cough and
cold, and feared I would get p leu
mouia, bjit after taking the second
dose of this medicine, I felt better.
Three bottles of if 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
Several of our young people at
tended mngling Bros.' circus at
Mrs. Broadfoot, of Florence,
Ala., is the guest of her daughter,
Mrs. Stella Cox.
Mr. Will Park, of Jackson, spent
a few hours in town Thursday.
Mrs. Jane Hollo well returned
Tuesday after an extended visit to
her children in Arkansas aud Texas.
Messrs. W. W. Cox, of this
place, and Walter and Ray Cox, of
Dale, Ind., left last week on a bus
iness trip to Arkansas.
Mr. B. C. Carr attended -court at
Selmer last week.
Miss Nora Irby returned Friday
after a pleasant visit to friends and
relatives in Coriuth.
Mr. II. E. Ray, of Corinth, was
down on business Friday.
Mrs. C. B. Rose of Coriuth, is
the guest of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. K. Irby.
Mr. Dow Ward'.ow, of Caffey,
Tenn., who has accepted a position
as book keeper for J. W. Wardlow,
has entered upon the discbarge of
his new duties.
Miss Sal'ie Shea, of Ramer,
Tenn., is the guest of Miss Helen
Mr. J. J. Adams, of Selmer, is
spending a few days with old friends
and relatives here.
Mr. F. L. McCullar, who, we are
glad to say, is convalescent, after a
severe illness of several weeks, is
visiting his son, Mr. E. T. McCul
lar, of Corinth.
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Nesbit are in
town. Mr. .Nesbit. is relieving F.
L. McCullar, agent, during his ill
ness and absence.
Mr. B. A. Wardlow and Miss
Loula McDonald, two of our prom
ising young people, were uni'.ed in
marriage Sunday at Corinth, Rev.
Spragins officiating. Their many
friends here wish them all the hap
piness possible for two sojourners
on this terrestrial sphere to enjoy.
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 "W. J. Cox.
From Coopersville, Mich., comes
word of a wonderful discovery of a
pleasant tasting liquid that when
used before retiring by any one
troubled with a bad cough always
ensures a good night's rest. 4,It will
soon cure the cough too," writes
Mrs. S. Himilburger; "for three
generations of our family have used
Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption and have never found its
equal for coughs and colds." It is
au unrivaled life-saver when used
for desperate lung diseases. Guar
anteed bottles 50c and $1 at W. J.
Cox's. Trial bottles free.
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 iu 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
lates liver, kidneys, and bowels,
purifies the blood, strengthens the
nerves; hence, cures multitudes of
maladies. It builds up the entire
system. Puts new life and vigor
into any weak, sickly, run-down
man or woman. Price, f0 cts, by
W. J. Cox, druggist.
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. coustipated
When you have a headache.
When you feel bilious.
They will improve your Appetite,
cleanse and invigorate yoar stomach
and regulate your liver and bowels.
For sale by W. J. Cox, Bolivar.
44 44 J. W. Nuckolls, Toone.
Two rooms in house near
W. C. Dorion.
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.; 4,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.
Wright Brothers vs. Thomas Punlap. Before W.
J. Cox, a Justice of the Peace in and lor Harde
man County, Tennesse . .
In this cause, it appearing by affidavit that the
defendant, Thomas Dudap, is justly indebted to
the plaintiffs, and is a non-reiident of the State of
Tennessee, so that the ordinary process of law can
not lie served on him, and an original Attachment ;
having been levied on his property, it is therefore
ordered that publication be made in the Bolivar
Bulletin, a newspaper published in the town of
Bolivar, Tennessee, for four consecutive weeks, ;
commanding the said Thomas Dunlap to appear
before me or some other acting Justice of the
Peace, at my office, in the town of Bolivar, Civil '
District No. 6 of said County tind State, on the 14th
day of December, 1901, and make defence to said
suit against him, or it will be proceeded with ex
parte. This November 7, 1901. .
W. J. COX, J. P. for Hardeman Co. 1
Vegetable rreparalionfor As
ling the Stomachs and Bowels of
ness and Rest.Contains neither
tot "Nab. c o ti c .
Aperfecl Remedy forConsupa
non. Sour Stomach. Diarrhoea
Worms .Convulsions .Feveris ti
neas and LOSS OF SLEEP.
Facsimile Signature ot
EXACT COPY CF WRAPPER. ,1 J1
We have recently moved into more
commodious quarters, have increased
our stock and are prepared to offer
h to the public a well selected assortment
of the best and cheapest goods in our
tline. We always keep on hand a
v fresh, full and complete stock of
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
TO AV1IICII "WE HAVE ADDED
Cutlery, gSnSiSfw. Guns, Cartridges
SHELLS, HORSE-SHOES, 55" AILS, &c.
The patronage of the public is respectfully solicited.
Savage d3 Emersos
At Reynold's old Hardware Stand.
jjj Hardware $
Having purchased the W. H. Reynolds & Co.'s stock
of Hardware, we will from now on endeavor to carry a full
and complete line of Hardware ot 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
money. Yours for Business, .
SWEETON & BLACK.
Mexican Mustang Liniment
is a sure remedy for Caked and Inflamed Udder in Cows.
To Cure Sore Throat.
Into a glass half full of water put
an even teaspoonful of
Mexican flustang Liniment,
mix thoroughly, and with this gar
gle the throat f requsiutly. Ira severe
cases more liniment can be added.
In addition to this bathe the outside
with the Einiment several times a
day, rubbing it well in, and the
soreness will surely disappear.
Mfxica MrsTAXo Liniment is put up In three sizes. Price 23o.. 5.V
nnd $1 per bottlo, and Is for sale by DrupKists and General Storekeepero.
It they are out ot it, ask them to order It tor you from their nearest
Wholesale Druggists It cannot be sent bv Mail, ok Expbess.
Mexican Mustang Liniment
readily cures Rheumatism and Leg "Weakness in Poultry,
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
TM CKNTAUH COMPANY. YO CITY.