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The Mecca to ' Which all Well Dressed People and Lovers of Style Flock.
While other stores resemble some deserted cemetery, with monuments of high prices looming up before their idle employes, who seem to act as sextons to watch over the remains
A-A A 4 1t U trMl r tTrhnrWitnt nrnfits. we if 2 on the iumo. as busv as bees, waiting ucon biff crowds, who have come to the bieest and most aggressive estab-
lishment in the South. At the sound of the bugle, spreading forth among the people news of the biggest bargains' ever heard of this side of Mason and Dixon s line, we will, commenc--
ing Saturday, March 28th,
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pass it none in any country town can near equal it. The rich and handsome colors are a feast of beauty to the eye, the modest price attractive to the pocket. Uur limited space pre
vents anything approaching a mention of each article, but we will call attention to a few lines, which will give some idea of the vast volume of .varieties to be seen in our mammoth
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Organdies, Foulards, Silks, Lawns, Piques, Ducks, Linensr Ladies' Underwear in fact all Wash Fabrics; a solid car load of Shoes and Slippers, and they are beauties, from the Brown Shoe Co., Roberts,
Johnson & Rand and Smith & Stoughton; complete assortment of Gent's Furnishing Goods, including 100 dozen Men's fine Negligee Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Neckwear, Hosiery, etc., the largest line ever car
ried by a retail store in Tennessee; Clothing for Men and Boys, beyond question the most complete and stylish line ever placed upon this market; also Hats, Fans, Laces, Embroideries, Ribbons, Parasols,
Umbrellas, Trunks, Valises, Harness, Saddlery and a thousand and one other things too numerous to mention.
500 Bolts Best Prints 5 cents.
10,000 Yards Best Quality Brown Domestic (bought before
the rise, worth from G to 7 cents at factory to-day) we
offer at 5 cents.
Enough Lace Curtains to beautify every home in Ilarde-
man County, from $1.00 to 2.00 per pair.
500 pairs Ladies' Front Lace Shoes, per pair $1.00.
100 Boys' Knee Suits at the insignificant sum of 1.00 each.
Same suits cannot be bought in Memphis for less than 2.
300 Men's Suits, former price 8.00 and $10.00, we offer at
500 Tailor Made Suits from 10.00 to 15.00. The same
character of workmanship and material would cost you
from 20 to 30 if bought from a tailor.
We have added this season a hand
some and stylish lino of Millinery, and
have fitt?d up elegant quarters on our
third floor for the ladies, where they
will find the very cream of the latest
creations in fashionable Hats. An ex
perienced trimmer is in charge, who
wiU'take pleasure iu serving all pat
rons. We propose to make a specialty
of this line, and are determined to
lead. No retail store in America has
a more complete or better selected
stock. Our Grand Millinery Opening
will take place April 3rd, when $3,000
worth ot beautiful headwear, including
the latest styles from New York and
Paris, will be displayed. Hats from 25 cents to $15.00. We can save
you from 25 to 50 per cent, on every purchase. A cordial invitation is
extended to all to attend this opening, and a warm welcome awaits you.
Come and bring your friends. The display will be beautiful.
ijttH Grocery Departments
- We always carry a complete stock of heavy Groceries.
Have just received a car load of. Flour, also a large line of
Meat, Molasses, Sugar and Coffee. 1000 pounds of Roast
ed Coffee has just been received, aud since its purchase the
price has advanced 2 cents per pound, but we will continue
to sell at same old price, our customers getting the benefit.
sTo the Farmers of Hardeman County
My books show that during the year 1902, 1 paid out to
you over sixty-five thousand dollars in cash for cotton
alone, and I hope this year to be able to increase the
amount to one hundred thousand or more. Itest assured
that I will always buy what you have to sell and pay the
highest market price for same.
Daylight and midnight find myself and my competent corps of salesmen on duty, always ready to serve the public.
values lor the least money. Come and see us and make our store your neaoquarters
Our guarantee is, has ever been and will always be the best
mjm v. BARKETT, Leading Merchant of Solivar.
Peogress Telepuoxb No. 17.
Col. C. M. Wellons is at home
for the summer.
Miss Mary Belle Calquoboun
of Canton, Miss., is here.
The government thermometer
registered 89 on the 25th.
Miss Mary Smith has returned
from Chicago and Holland, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. John V. Wright
are boarding at the Acton House.
Mr. J. D. Swinebroad returned
Monday from a successful business
Mrs. P. II. McKinnie, of Hick
ory Valley, was in the city this
Mrs. Cullen Elliotte, of Mem
phis, is visiting her mother,Mrs. J.
Dr. E. II. Dorris moved into
his new residence in east Bolivar
Rev. C. S. Ware and wife will
visit in Collierville and Memphis
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Sweeton
spent several days in Soraerville
Robert S. Cox, of Saulsbury,
was a guest of his brother, Walter
Rev. W. Q. Young, of Adams
vTlle, was a guest of Dr. G. M.
Dorris this week.
Circuit Court Clerk S. H.
Jones visited Jackson Wednesday
on official business.
Bob Taylor Whittenton ,left
Monday afternoon to accept a po
sition in Shawnee, Oklahoma."
Mrs Fred R. Jones and
children, of Dancyville, are visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Webb.
Rev. C. S. Ware and family
from Murfieesboro are visiting the
family of Mr. Geo. Maddison.
A special session, of Quarterly
-Court has been called by Chairman
McAnulty to be held next Monday,
-June 1st, for the purpose of levying
the taxes for the year 1903, and ap
pointing a Board of Eqaalizers.
R. M. Redfearn was called to
Saulsbury this week to attend the
bedside of his father, who is quite
Dogs destroyed a flock of
sheep and lightning killed four
head of stock for Col. Jerome Hill
Miss Mary Ingram left Thurs
day evening for New York to study
music. She expects to be absent
Mrs. Berkely Greene, nee Miss
Sophia Rice, a foimer teacher at
St. Katharine's school, is visiting
--Miss F. O. Smith has returned
from a visit of several months to
friends and relatives in St. Louis,
Cincinnati and Chicago.
Postmaster John Redd has re
turned from a visit of several days
to New Orleans. Mrs. Redd will
remain for two weeks.
Mr. W. Forrest Jordan, for
merly of this county, was in the
city Thursday, representing James
& Nelson, druggists, of Jackson.
Dr. S. Dickson will visit Grand
Junction on Tuesday and Wednes
day, June 2nd and 3rd. All who
need dental work are invited to call
Mrs. W. G. Frierson and son,
Guy, of Shelbyville, are guests of
Mrs. Austin Miller. The numerous
friends of Mrs. Frierson are always
glad to welcome her to Bolivar.
Mr. T. N. Crawford has our
thanks for a magnificent specimen
of the ,Paul Nerond" rose, meas
uring over sixteen inches in cir
cumference. This is the largest
product of this valued variety we
hive ever seen.
We direct attention to the ad
vertisement of J. E. Rose," Com
mission Merchant, St. Louis, Mo.,
who respectfully solicits consign
ments of fruits and vegetables of all
kinds. Their agent in this section
is G. M. Warren.
Middleburg was the scene of a
killing Sunday night. The par
ticipants were two railroad negroes,
Daniel Phillips and Simon Kirskey.
The former was 6hot by the latter,
and died shortly afterwards. Kirk-
sey made his escape.
The Board of Election Com
missioners for Hardeman County,
composed of C. A. Miller, W. M
Matthews and Julius Watsou, met
Saturday and organized, by the
election of C. A. Miller Chairman
and W. M. Matthews Secretary.
We carry a nice line of
Lap Rugs, Whips and Har
ness, Bridles, Saddles etc.
Savage & Emeusox.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Oglesby
Misses Ethel Campbell and Mary
Emerson left Wednesday morning
for Winfield, La., where the former
expect to reside. Misses Campbell
and Emerson will return after a
visit of seTeral weeks to relatives.
Mr. D. W. McAnulty, of Hick
ory Valley, chairman of the County
Court, was in the city the first of
week on official business. His
many friends will be glad to know
that his recent spell of sickness was
not so serious as reported, and that
he has entirely recovered.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kahn are
spending the week at Dunlap. They
have as their guests Misses Threasa
Hexter, AmieKahn, Memphis; Miss
Jessie Sloss, San Francisco; Messrs.
Hexter, Bensdorf, Coleman and
Goldsmith, Memphis; Messrs. Levy
and Shoemache, Holly Springs.
We have the wide roomy
Buggy to suit the old
people, also the H. M. T. for
the young folks.
Savage & Emerson.
Dr. W. J. Cox came down from
Fulton this week to superintend the
shipping and packing of his house
hold effects to Fulton, when he re
cently purchased a handsome resi
dence. . His family will leave to-day
for Saulsbury, to spend several days
with relatives, before going to Ful
ton. Secretary of State Morion
granted a charter Monday to the
Hardeman County Truckers' and
Fruit Growers' Association, an or
ganization which seeks to improve
the fruit growing interests of Har
deman County. The incorporators
are R. E. Durrett, T. D. Newbern,
T. M. Moore, G. M. Warren, P. F.
Wilkinson and J. R. Black.
Lively Polk, a negress in her
97th year, died Friday at "Meck
len," the ancestral home of Edwin
Polk, son of Col. Ezekiel Polk.
Aunt Lively was a daughter of Jim,
the body servant of Ezekiel Polk, a
pioneer of West Tennessee, who
followed him from Pennsylvania
aud -strbsequenlly to Hardeman
county in the early 20's. Lively Las
been a trusted servant in the Polk
family all her life.
W. II. Hammonds, aged Yl
years, died Thursday last at the
residence of his son-iu law, James
Henley, near Hickory Valley. De
ceased was an old Confederate
soldier, a member of the Baptist
church and a good citizen. He was
the last of a large family of children.
His mother, now 00 years of age,
survives. His remains were buried
at Euon graveyard.
Moore & Newbern will com
mence next week shipping cabbage
from a patch of. six acres. Mr.
Newbern brought to the Bulletin
office Wednesday samples of the
cabbage, - which arc good oized,
white and firm and were pronounced
by a representative of a commission
house who happened to be present
and who buys produce from Milan
to Crystal Springs, Miss, as the
finest specimens he had seen.
We have on hand a nice
line of the celebrated Ames
Buggies and Runabout3 and
can sell you a bargain in
same. Call and see them.
An immense crowd was present
last Sunday, including many from
the country and adjoining' counties,
to hear Rev. J. N. Hall, of Fulton,
preach the sermon dedicating the
Bolivar Baptist, church. The able
and eloquent preacher delivered a
most powerful discourse. In the
afternoon services were held ju the
court house and again at night in
the church, all of which were largely
- Dr. J. W. Nuckolls, of Toone,
spent several dajs iu Bolivar this
week in attendance upon Chancer
Court. Dr. Nuckolls is one of the
most prosperous aud popular citizens
of Hardeman County, and is also
one of our largest land owners,
hence is interested iu firming. He
informs us that ou account of the
scarcity of labor several farms in
section are uncultivated this year.
The acreage in cotton, he says is
largely iu excess of the past year
and he reports good stands with en
On account of the following oc
casions, the Illinois Central Rail
road wiH sell tickets at reduced
rates: Peabody College Summer
School, Nashville, June 1 July
20; Womaii8' Congress W. C. T.
U., U. D. C. and Musical, Mont
eagle, Aug. 5 15th; Annual Con
ference Y. M. C. A., Asheville, N.
C, June 12 22nd; Tennessee State
Teachers' Association, Monteagle,
July 26 August 8; National Den
tal Association, Asheville, July 24
31: Summer School, Knoxville,
June 23 July 31.
We have used the Ames
Buggy in our Livery business
for the past ten years and
can confidently reccommend
them to be the best buggy
on the market for the money.
Savage & Emerson.
Stephen Snow, aged 83 years,
died at his home in the 20th
district Thursday of last week.
D'uring the yellow fever epidemic
of 1878, deceased was a resident of
Memphis, where almost his entire
family fell victims of the dread
disease. He came to Hardeman
during that year as a refugee and
has since resided here. He was
twice married and leaves a wife and
a number of children. Mr.
Snow was a member of the Metho
dist Church, an honorable man
and a good citizen. His remains
were buried in the Middleburg Cem
Chancery Court Proceedings.
Manuel Price, et. al., vs. Charles
Allen, et.als., report of the Clerk and
Master confirmed, fiual decree of
Jesse A. Junk vs. Cora Fisher,
et. als. , petition . dismissed, appeal
prayed aud grauted
J. H. White vs. Annie White,
decree fixing the amount of liability
of complainant for note and interest
with 8-10 00 additional, as set off to
ihe account sued on.
Reaves Adams by his next friend
S. M. Adams, vs. Mrs. Jane C.
Branscomb, et. als.. decree in favor
of complainant as to adult defend
ants and order of reference as to
John Coates vs. Luciada ,Coates
John Kelly vs. Sarah Kelly, order
pro confesso and decree for divorce.
John II. Bills et. als., vs. Charles
Franklin, st. ale., 11. E. Carter and
J. A. Foster appointed guardian ad
litura for minors, order of reference
to Clerk and Master and decree for
Laura F. Smith vs. W. T. Smith,
decree for divorce, homestead set
apart to wife and she is allowed to
retain personalty, no counsel fee or
Olive Gabriel vs. MDnsienr
Gabriel, order pro confesso and
decree for divorce.
Martha C. Freeman vs. William
Freeman, order pro confesso and
decree for divorce.
Annie Beard vs. Richard Beard,
order pro confesso and decree for
S. M. Buchanan vs. M. A.
Mitchell, administrator, et. als.,
heard on demurrei and same allowed
as to sureties, as to the bill dismiss
ed. As to administrator demurrer
is overruled. Thirty days allowed
R. R. Crawford for the use of the
Bank of Bolivar vs. I. L. Coxr de
murrer withdrawn, thirty days to
S. F. Nuckolls, administrator of
J. J. Young, dee'd., vs. J. N.
Young, et. al., A. J. Coates ap
pointed guardian adlitum for minors
and defendants allowed thirty days
John Cheshier vs. Grafta Anna
Cheshier,' order pro confesso and
decree for divorce.
James Norwood vs. Eugenia Nor.
wood, order pro confesso and decree
for divorce. Complainant allowed
to visit his child; cause retired
from the docket, but retained in
court for future orders.
Lizzie Butler vs. Geo. Butler,
order pro confesso and decree for
Meeting of Truckers' Association.
The Hardeman County
Truckers' Association met in
Bolivar, Saturday, May 23rd,
for the purpose of organizing
under the charter, with the
following members present:
T. D. .Newbern, T. M. Moore,
G. M. Warren. David Fen
tress, T. M. Tatrick, W. P.
Xuckolls, John K. Black,
Dr. S. Dickson.
The following officers were
elected: John R. Black,
President; Dr. S. .Dickson,
Vice President; J. P. Mitch
. The offices of Secretary
and Treasurer, on motion,
weie consolidated. k
A paper was read by Da
vid Fentress on the "Obiects
of the Association. "
The chair, on motion, ap
pointed T. M. Moore and K.
E. Durrett, Librarians. They
are to investigate and ascer
tain the cost of necessary lit
erature. The chair appointed a com
mittee of three to formulate
By-Laws and Regulations for
the Association, as follows:
T. D. Newbern, John R.
Black and J. P. Mitchell.
A committee was appoint
ed to investigate and secure
the best freight rates, ship
ping points, packing etc.
On motion, T D. Prewitt
was made a member of the
Association in consideration
of the valuable services ren
dered in securing a charter.
There being no other bus
iness before the Association,
it adjourned subject to call
J. R. Black, Pres.
- J. P. Mitchell, Secy.
A bunch of office keys, six
or seven in number, on a
double ring. Finder will be
rewarded by returning same
to Bulletin office.
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