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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Progress Telephone No. 17.
1. C. II. It. TIME TABLE.
Effective Sunday, December 7, 1902
2. ....... ..5.4l p.m.
23 8.09 a.m.
95 local ...... -8.35 a.m.
6 - 7.06 a. id,
24 8.57 p.m.
96 local.....1.50 p.m.
W. A. HOUSE, Agent
h Local Newst
Miss Susie Black is visiting in
The truck farmers meet Satur
Pay your taxes before the limit
expires and save costs.
Beautiful Wall Paper just
received at Hudson's.
Miss Nora Ammous is visiting
her brothers in Memphis.
Miss Mary Smith is visiting in
Collierville and Memphis.
Little Robert Mitchell has been
quite sick for several days.
Try one of Cox & Co's
Miss E. J. Joyner spent Satur
day and Sunday in Memphis.
Mr. Jake Kahn left last week
for New York to buy spring goods.
Mrs. J. A. Hudson and chil
dren returned to Fulton Wednesday.
Fresh Candy just received
at Cox & Co's.
Mrs. T. II. Irby and children
are visiting friends near Middle
burg. Miss Nina Nye, of Vaiden,
Miss., returned to St. Katharine's
J. A. Barrett will leave in a
few days for the East to buy spring
When you want a good
Pocket Knife or Razor, call
on Cox & Co.
Cotton is bringing fancy prices
in Boliyar. Durrett paid 10.05 for
the staple last Friday
Rev. Nevill Joyner attended
the convocation of Memphis, which
met in Covington last week.
Spring line of "Walkover
Shoes" now in at
Mrs. II. O. True and daughter,
Miss Myrtle, of Memphis, are vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. John Warren
Miss Bettie Powell, of Sher
man, Tex., who has been visiting
Mrs. R. C. Wilkinsou, left Monday
for New York City.
See the wonderful Electric Show,
destruction of St. Pierre, Perils of
a Great City, etc. School Audito
rium to-nigut, Friday 13th.
Superintendent of Public In
struction D. E. Bishop came down
from Jackson Saturday to attend to
. official business.
Beautify your homes. Hud:
son will sell you Wall Paper
and Paint cheap.
Mr. J. L. Ray has bought the
old Baptist church from Savage &
Emerson and will .convert it into a
residence and black-smith shop.
We are requested to announce
that Rev. T. II. Foote will preach
at Ebenezer church on the third
Sundiy in this month at 11 o'clock
Go to Hudson's for School
Supplies, Toilet Articles, fine
Mr. T. D. Prewitt and family
moved to Bolivar Wednesday, and
occupy their residence on Main
street. We welcome them to our
Reliable persons who desire
"positions in the train and engine ser
vice, may Bud it to their advantage
to consult Mr. House, local agent of
I. C. R. R.
!Nev spring styles in Per
cales, Ginghams and Prints at
Trustee R. N. Mitchell, who
has been sick. with fever for nearly
six weeks, is still confined to his
bed. His condition is improved,
- though his recovery is slow.
Mis Laura Phillips Cole, who
has been seriously ill for the past
.month at her home in Nashville,
has returned to Bolivar and resutn
ed her position as Music Directress
of St. Katharine's School.
J. A. Barrett, our popular mer-
chant, is the owner of two "black
beauties," t horoughbred mares trom
the blue glass region of Kentucky.
They arrived Tuesday afternoon,
are high-headed, handsome and go
like the wind.
LandrethVand other new
Garden Seed just received at
Mr. John A." Bishop has recent-
11 -1.1 T - - r . t "T " 1 .
iy ueen eiecieu justice o: me tf'eace
in tne I7th district, to nil out tne ;
unexpired . term of Esquire J. IlJ
Cornelius, removed to Middleton.
The newly elected Justice is a broth-.
er of Prof. D. E. Bishop, Superin-1
tendent of Public Instruction of our
If you need a box of nice
Paper you can find it at Cox
The two-months old infant
child of Mr. Lytle Briugle.of Toone,
died at 8 o'clock yesterday morning.
The remains will be brought to this
place and the funeral will take place
from the residence of Mr. Walter
Bringle this (Friday) moruing at
10 o'clock conducted by Rev. W.H.
Major. The interment will be at
Munford cemetery. Covington
Ask to be shown new Ox
fords and Sandals, in kid and
patent leather a very com
plete line at Durkett's.
Mrs. Mollie Bell, formerly of
Vildo, Hardeman county, died at
her home on Shelby street, about 12
o'clock last Sunday night, aged 45
years. She was a member of the
First Baptist church in this city,
and. was -a most excellent Christain
lady. Two sons and one daughter
survive her. Funeral services were
conducted from the resid -nce Mon
ay at 3 o'clock by Rev. E. B.
"Passe Partout" Picture
Binding, different colors, for
sale by Cox & Co.
The last issue of the Troy
News-Banner has this editorial bou
quet: "Hon. It. W. Oglesby's
course in the Legislature is, we feel
sure, pleasing his constituents. He
intioduces mighty few bills, makes
no speeches, is not troubled with
telegrams and letters by the thous
and, votes on all questions, shies at
none, moves the previous question
wLi!i he thinks the Others have
wasted enough time airing their
views. Many thought that we were
merly dishing out taffy flattery
when we said once that Bob would
go to Congress. That is precisely
where he will go. See if he don't."
Cox & Co. have a big lot
of Tablets, Pencils, Blank
Books, in fact, a complete
line of School Supplies.
The Knights of the Maccabees
have organized a Tent in Bolivar,
through C. II. Nelson, Deputy
State Commander. The first meet
ing was held on February 4th,
when the following officers were
elected: J. II. Bills, Sir Knight,
Commander; E. IT. Lightfort, Sir
Knight, Lieutenant Commander; J.
E. Mask, Sir Knight, Past Com
mander; M. L. Webb, Record and
Finance Keeper; John Redd, Chap
lain; Dr. G. M. Dorris, Physician;
J. B. Norment, Sergeant; W. . C
Smith, Master at 'Arms; K. T.
Nuckolls, 1st Master Guards; Pallie
Kellar, 2nd Mastei Guards; Dr. E
II. Dorris, Sentinel; W. II. Erwin,
Pickett; J. II. Bills, J. E. Mask,
Job u Redd, Trustees.
Just received at Durrett's,
a beautiful- line of the early
importation of White Groods
Piques, Madras. Vestingsand
High Art .Novelties.
A telegram from Grand Junc
tion to the Commercial Appeal of
Tuesday says: "The accidental
discharge of a revolver at 4:30 this
afternoon resulted in the injury of
two persons. C. R. Howse, night
operator of the Cumberland "Tele
phone Company, at Grand Junction,
was cleaning a revolver in '.be oper-
r.L -- i
atmg room of the Company, when it
was discharged from some unknown
cause. The bullet, one of 32 caliure
size, passed through the fleshy por-
tion of Howse s left hand, - shatter
ing the bone of the fourth, finger
and inflicting a painful and perhaps
a serious wound. Miss Susie Smart,
day operator, was sitting at the key
board at the time and the ball, which
was almost spent after travelling
through the hand of Howse, struck
her on the side of the head. Miss
Smart's hurt is of little consequence,
Vnnntr ITna-RP will leave for his
home in Whiteville tomorrow where'
he will nurse the result of his nnfor-
, tunate mishap."
In order to keep bis many engage
men Is Cupid arrived earlv ou the
scene. His first call was at the
home of Mrs.T. M. Moore where he
entertained . Wednesday night in
honor of Miss Clara Sevestre. The
u rrrH nut n the rpfrPH .mpnta -
Progressive flinch was the older of
entertaimeut, no prizes were given
hut instead each guest was given a '
A most charming affair was given
Monday night at the home of Mrs.
W. A. House by MissMyrtJe House
antl Miss Jettye Shelton, two of
Bolivar's inost charming debutantes,
Tuur excujng games oi mncu were
played. 1 be guests were inen in
vited to the dining room where a
most tempting supper was served.
The delightful manner in which
these young ladies entertained bids
fair to place them in the near future
among our most popular hostesses.
Several gentlemen from abroad were
Mrs. Southall Dickson entertain
ed Tuesday night, in honor of her
niece, Miss Julia Tate.' 1 he prize
for progressive flinch was won by
Miss Mattye Cochrane. The dining
room . was decorated with potted
plants, and au eUhirate supper was
served at midnight.
See the Wonderful Electric SLow,
destruction of St. Pierre, Perils of
a Great City, etc. School Audito
rium to-night, Friday 13th.
Death of Esquire Wilson.
J. W. Wilson died suddenly
Friday Feb'y. G, 1903, at his home
in Middleton. Deceased was a prom
inent citizenDof Hardeman County.
He was bbrn in Softth Carolina
on the 23rd of March, 1834. The
early part of his life was spent on a
farm, later he taught school, and in
the war between the states espoused
the Southern eause,euteriug the Con
federate service in 1861 in the 32nd
Mississippi. . He organized Compa
ny K.,. Tenth Mississippi Regiment
and was elected tirst lieutenant of
same. Uu September SJOtu, 1863, at
the battle of Chicamauga, he re
ceived a shot through the ruht
thigh, which disabled him for
f urther service.
He was married in 1862 to Miss
Martha A. Janes, who survives. The
result of the union was six children,
four of whom are living.
After the war, he engaged in busi
ness enterprises at Middleton.- At
the time of his death he was a mem
ber of the County Court to which
position he was first elected in 1876.
Mr. Wilson was a member of the
Methodist church and also belonged
to the Masonic order. He was re
spected and esteemed by all who
knew him, and his numerous friends
both here aud elsewhere will learn
with deep sorrow of bis sudden
Program for Hickory Valley High
Washington's Birthday and 'Flag
uay " will be celebrated by the pu
pils of the Hickory Valley High
School on Friday, Feb. 20th, at the
school house in Hickory Valley by
the rendition of the following
1. Song...... ......Invocation...... ..... .....Song
2. Address of Welcome..... Millard M&shburn
3. Salutation to the Flag ....All
4. National School, 13 pupils..."Uncle Sam" TVhr
5. Little Maid's Reply Ethel McAnulty
6. The Patriot's Zeal .........Joe Scott
7. The Boys We Need- Henry Futrell
8. Flag of the .Rainbow AnDa B. McAnulty
9. Child's Version of Washington.. ......Albert Cisco
10. Good Old Times Cleveland Farris
12. Hurrah for the Flag Wllraa Futrell
13. Our Flag Elliot Patterson
15. Our Nation'a Emblem. ..."Uncle Sam" costume
16. The Flag .Roland McKinnie
17. The Star SpaDgled BaDner.......Chas. Lambert
18. Flag Drill . Sixteen Girls in Uniform
19. March of Triumph .......All Children Present
20. Hoisting of Flag, while all stand with hats off
and sing Star Spangled Banner. National salute.
1. Gun Drill...... ... -....Eight Boys
2. Washington's Childhood Edward Chambers
3. Acrostic -......Ten Little Folks
4. Dialog.-...-.. ............ Afternoon Tea (colonial)
5. Gen. Washington Wilma Crews
6. Washington's Birthday-.... ...... Enna Rose
7. Washington Entombed -. Inez Woodson
8. The Grave of Washington... .. Effie Farris
9. The Battle Flag... Louise Scott
10. My Country's Flag... . Leila May
i 11. A Holiday.. Dialog by Two- Boys
12 AmericaB Fl8g Frank Futreii
13. Hardeman County Joel Ferguson
14. Address Ernest McDaniel
IS. Drama- .Safe Under the Folds of the Flag
1U iklilul . Vh ............ ... ...... J luw.
lhe exercises will be inter
spersed with music by a good string
band, employed .for the occasion
We cordially invite and urge every
school child anu patron who can
possibly do so to attend and enjoy
the most elaborate patriotic schoo
celebration ever given in Hardeman
County. - A handsome flag will be
hoisted. Exercises will begin at 9
a.m. No charees. Come and
bring a lunch with youv
Ernest McDaniel, Principal.
i Florenck Armour, Assistant.
riors anu tuning room were neco- s9fnr(,v n-ltrht ifi, hi- fiiafoP pianneu ami tne pun executed, it
ted with appropriate designs in ai tIoiv ornvp is true Youtsey's confession may be
nk and white. The color scheme 8 teaching at iioiiy lrove. , J j
i y-w . , - discredited benauso lie had a diipv-
j Correspondence. m
,,T , , ,
We are glad to say that Mr. J,
'K Holmes is improving after a se
vere attack of rheumatism.
Mr. Steven Vincent snent last
WUrSCUOOl Will OOServe "ria?
Day," Saturday, Feb. 21st. Ev-
erybody is most cordially invited to
The teachers who can arenls slorv reacls as " u wtre lGe
urgently requested to be present llh- Ho 8.3 8 hat TyIor Po
prepared to make speeches for the !ers Combs a,,a Itself formed the
advancement of education. 0ur' plot and-iudueed Jim Howard, al
patrons are deeply interested in ! readv a murderer, to fire the shot
school work, therefore great good
can be done that day.
Prof. Frank Dorris, of Clover-
port, spent last Sunday with home
We are very glad to note that
Master Sammy Herriraan, wh) has
been dangerously ill with pneumo
nia, is better.
Mr. Wm. Dorris, one of our best
citizens, has moved to his farm near
Ebenezer. This community was
sorry to give him up. Lonzo.
R. A. McAnulty was on the sick
ist this week.
J. M. Avent is atteudinglhe field
rials in Georgia with Mr. Duryea.
Mr. Spinks ind family Lave mov
ed into the Mashburn house.
Rev. Floyd preached at the Bap
tist Church Sunday night.
Little Annie Lea McAnulty is
suffering from an attack of grippe.
Monroe Aveut has bad a fine new
wind mill erected at his residence.
Miss Mary Lou Woodson, who is
governess ot Mrs. Matthews, at
Middleburg, visited home folks
The Hickory Valley High School
is progressing splendidly with a full
attendance aud much interest man-
fested by the pupils. The school
making: great preparation for
Master Fred Scott is quite ill
Miss Linnie Clare Gates, of Hen
derson, spent several days of last
week visiting friends aud relatives
n Hickory Valley. She left to
visit friends in Jackson Wednesday.
Prof. Ernest McDaniel spent
Saturday and Sunday wiitx friends
Chester Futreii made a flying trip
to Jackson Sundav.
Mrs. JUiza J. Rose, aged 69
years, aiea Friday night at the
home of her son, Wm. II. Rose, at
Temple, after a week's illness. She
had come out from Memphis on a
visit, when she was taken suddenly
ill with pneumonia and never ral
ied until death put an -end to her
suffering. Her remains were laid
to rest in the family burying ground
at Middleburg Saturday afternoon.
She was a gentle, christian mother
and friend, .whose love and iuflu
ence bound her sacredly to the
hearts of all who knew her. Tho'
she is sleeping, yet her life leaves
behind a splendid reflection of the
true life and light which shineth to
that eternal day, in which no pain
or parting ever comes. ScE .
The roads are fearfully bad
nearly impassable in some places.
Rev. J. L. Hunter attended the
funeral of Esq. J. W. Wilson, at
Miss Mary Smart is in charge of
the hello" office this week.
Col. J. W. Smith was unfortu
nate in losing by fire his barn, with
all bis hay and corn, Monday night.
Mr. T. D. Prewitt has moved his
family to Bolivar. We regret very
much to cive them up. Our loss is
Airs, iiacbael iticnardson ana
grandson returned to Memphis Mon
day, after a few weeks' stay with
her son, J. E. Richardson.
We are glad to see Miss Mary
Lee Seabrook is able to be out with
her many friends, after a few days'
Mrs. J. M. Wellons has rented
Graves home, and will move soon
giving Dr. S. L. Hall possession o
the Wellons' house.
It is rumored that we are to have
a union passenger depot in the near
future, "built on the east side of the
1. C. R. R., and on the north sid
of the Southern railway. We cer
tainly need it.
When will that new Methodist
church be built? Don't all answer
at once. ?..- U No.
To Care a Cold in one Day
Take Laxative Bromo Qui. line Tab
lets. All druggists refund the mon
ey if it fails to cure. E.W. Grove's
signature is on each box. 25c. i
! Henry Yontsey, who has been sen
tenced to life imprisonment for the
-murder of Wm. Goebel at Frank
fort, Ky., has made a confession.
tel,s bow t,,e dastardly deed was
? nce 1 5 lor Ior I:ot Iurnis"-
inS him- money, but, nevertheless,
t,,at killetl thc governor elect.
took a position in the. secretary of
state's office and no one was there
with him but Youtsey. .Howard
watched for Goebel, aud look care
ful aim and shot him down. He
then tired four shots from pistols he
had upon bim with tl.e object of
giving the idea that theie were sever
al persons in the room with hi in.
loward did not leave Frankfort un
il Goebel died. Taylor was at once
n formed of the shooting and was
ery much excited. Howard was
giveu a pardon ami paid $1,600 for
committing the' crime, lhe deed
was one that startled the country
aud othe r conspirators should not
onger go .without adequate punish
ment, lhe governor of Indiana,
who continues to harbor Wm.S.
Taylor, the worst criminal of the
ot, is doing himself no credit. It
s time that Goebel's assasius were
Love quotes poetry whiie acting
Eveu au empty cupboard contains
much food for thought.
The more glasses a man looks
through the more queer things he
If a women is short ou beauty the
always imagines she is-long on tact
Religion has done much for mor
ality, but the fear of being found
out has done more.
It is easy to acquire knowledge if
you are not ashamed to confess your
It doesn't benefit a man much if
he happens to be on the right road,
but headed lhe wrong way.
While it is possible for a man to
achieve happiness, but few men are
fortunate enough to have it thrust
upon them. ,
An old bachelor' says that the
most prolific source of a woman's
worries is her inability lo think of
something to worry about. Chicago
You Know what You are Taking
When you take Grove's Tasteless
Chill Tonic because the formula is
lainly priuted on every, bottle
showing that it is simply Iron and
Quinine in a tasteless form. No
cure, no pay. 50c. .
Mr. W. W. Prickett, Smithfield,
Ills., writes, Sept., 10th, 1901: "I
had been suttering several years
with a cancer on my face, which
gave me great annoyance and un
bearable itching. I was using 13 al
lard's Snow Liuiment for a 6ore leg.
and through an accident. I rubbed
some of the liniment on the cancer,
and as it gave me almost instant re
lief. 1 decided to continue to use
the liniment on the cancer. In a
short time the cancer came out, my
face healed up.there Is not the slight
est scar left. I have implicit faith
in the merits of this preparation,
and it cannot be too highly recora
mended." 25c. 50c. aud $1.00 tor
sale by Cox & Co.
By virtue of an venditioni expo
nas, issued by S. H.-Jones, Circuit
Court Clerk of Hardeman County,
Tenn., dated 31st day of January,
1903, I will expose lor sale to the
highest bidder for cash, on Thurs
day, February 26ih, ( 1903, in
front of Wright Bros', store, in the
town of Saulsbury, Tenn., within
legal hours, one house and lot, situ
ated in the town of Saulsbury, Har
deman County, Tenn., in Civil Dis
trict No. 1, known as the W. R.
Lewis place, and bounded as fol
lows, to-wit: On the east aud south
by F. M. Cargile's land; on the
west by Roger S. Clark's lot; on the
north by a street between this lot
and W. II. Brvant's lot the said
lot to contain from four to five
acres of land, together with all im
provements thereon, levied on as
the property of Thomas Dunlap to
satisfy a judgment of $348.86 in
favor of Wright Bros. . This house
and lot is sold subject to a deed of
trust to II. B. Wright. -
S. T. SMITH,
feb6-3 Sheriff Harderaau Co.
hes stood tho test 25 yers. Average Annual Sales over One end a Half Million
bottles. Does this record of merit appeal to you ? No Cure, No Pay. 50c
Enclosed with every bottle is a Ten Cent, package of Grovel Black Root Liver PCs,
you have headaches, tongue is
stipated, bad taste in the mouth
Trt" nil rf fVi tact cvrnnfMne
then some of them? It's
vrlir 1 ivpr
j . i.
any- or all
attetlte ana spirits
. . -
Are You Restless at Night
And harassed by a bad couch?
Use Ballard's Horebound Syrup, it
will secure you sound sleep and ef
fect a prompt and radical cure. 25c,
50c and$1.00 a bottle at Cox & Co.
f AA '
akes short roads.
L xXnd light loads.
bod for everything
that runs on wheels.
hj STANDARD OIL CO.
Stub Books, Perforated
A Circulars, -
Deed of Trust,
& Typewriter Paper
and in fact
BOLIVAR, - -
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per of the South.
Full Associated Press Report.
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Market Reports a Specialty, -Being
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Fifteen Honrs Ahead of All Com
petitors. The Scimitar's new home gives it
the handsomest quarters, the most
perfect equipment and the best fa
ciliti;8 for getting and printing the
news of any paper in the South.
The Scimitar has 300 agents, and
wants' an agent in every town not
at present represented.
Subscribsrs now will get benefit
! of the forthcoming Housewarming
Subscription Rates 50 cents per
month, 1.50 for three months,
$2.50 for 6ix months, b per jear.
: t t r t i
f 4 F X
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
coated, bad breath, bowels con
r i S T t
containing no mineral or i
narcotic poisons. It 'will correct
symptoms, make your health,
k a j rr . -
eooa. arueeasis, dj cents.
23yThe Bulletin has arranged
with the Weekly Commercial Ap
peal and the Home and Farm for a
continuation of the combination of
fer heretofore existing. Either of
these -papers will be seut with the
Bulletin one year for one dollar,
cash in advance. All subscriptions
must be 6ent to the Bulletin.
For Infants and Children.
Tha Kind You Have Always Bought
Illinois Central R. R.
King Rex having issued his pro
clamation, it now remains for""his
loyal subjects, throughout the land
to proceed to the Festive City of
New Orleans and pay tribute'to His
Majesty by participating in the fes
tivities of Mardi Gras which for the
year 1903 will be held on February
23 and 24. For this occasion the
Illinois Central R. R. Company
will sell tickets on certain dates to
New Orleans from stations on its
line at V.'.ry Low Rates. Your local
ticket agent will tell you the dates
of sale,-specific rates and limits of
these Mardi Gras tickets. feb6-3t
My residence in s
Ez Bolivar. For terms, 5
g W.J. COX, i
Ez Fulton, Ky.
A sallow complexion, dizziness,
biliousness and a coated tongue
are common indications of liver
and kidney diseases. Stomach and
bowel troubles, severe as they are,
five immediate warning by pain,
ut liver and kidney troubles,
though less painful at the start, are !
P 1 J-i- TUJf ,1 f ,
Iuucn naruer iu cure. iucuiuiu 3 t
Black-Draught never fails to bene
fit diseased liver and weakened kid
meva. It stirs ud the torpid liver
to throw off the germs of fever and
ague. It is a certain preventive
01 cholera and Bright's disease of
the kidneys. With kidnevs re
inforced by Thedford's Black
Draught thousands of persons have
dwelt immune in the midst of yel
low fever. Many families live in
perfect health and have no other
doctor than Thedford's Black-
8 Draught. It is always on hand for
nao in an fimprcenev and saves
many expensive calls of a doctor.
Mullins, S. C, March I0v 1901.
1 have used Thedford's Black-Draught
for three years and I have not had to go
to a doctor since 1 have been taking it
It is the best medicine for me that Is
on the market for liver and kidney
troubles and dyspepsia and other
complaints. Rev. A. O. LEWIS. J
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