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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Pkogress Telephone No. 17.
m Local News
Mrs. Lucie Coates has returned
Mrs. Goodman relumed this
week to Shreveport, La.
Mr. John Curry, of Memphis,
in here ou a visit to relatives.
Misses Mag Dorion and Susie
Black visited Jackson Wednesday.
Captain C. M. Wellons returned
Saturday from a successful business
Mr. and Mr. J. E. Aldridge,
of Saulsbury, were in the city Tues
day. Miss Eupha McCIintock, of
Crainesville, is the guest of Miss
We regret to stale that Mrs. J.
J. Neely, of the Western Hospital,
is quite ill.
Miss Lucy Newsom, of Merid
ian, Miss., is visiting her sister,
Mm. S. T. Smith.
Miss Ella Pirtle has returned
from a pleasant visit of several days
to relatives in Tobne.
Mrs. ,St. John Waddell and
son, St. John, are guests of Esquire
W. A. Caruthers and family.
Kahn Bros, are offering attrac
tive bargains each week. Don't
fail to read thir advertisement.
Miss Zarelda Ingram left Wed
nesday morning for Nashville, to
enter Ward's Seminary for the
On account of the St. Louis
Fair, October 5 10, 1903, the Illi
nois Central R. R. will sell tickets
at reduced rates.
Dr. J. W. Cartwright and
family left, last week for Nashville,
their future home, followed by the
best wishes of our people.
Dr. S. Dickson will visit
Toone on Tuesday, September 29th,
and invites all who need dental
work to meet him on that occasion.
Mr. Ira D. Walter, publisher
of the Poinsett County Times, of
Ilarrisburg, Ark., was in the city
several days recently on important
Our farmers Reem to be more
interested in gatheiing than in mar
keting the cotton crop, although
several bales have been sold here
and brought fancy prices.
Prof. I. N. Roland, the popu
lar principal of the Crainesville
school, was in town Saturday on
busiuess. lie has our thanks for a
renewal of his subscription to the
Notice change in P. F. Wil
kinson & Son's advertisement.
They pay the highest market prices
for country produce and will sell
you dry goods and groceries as
cheap as anybody.
Rev. M. E. Dodd, pastor of
the Baptist Church, will conduct
prayer meeting Friday night and
will also preach Sunday morning
and night. Everybody cordially
invited to attend these services.
Dr. II. W. Tate's residence is
'being improved in appearance by a
coal of paint. With a complete
system of water woiks, he has one
of the most attractive, conveniently
arranged and comfortable homes in
A meeting has just closed at
the Baptist Church, Saulsbury,
conducted by Evangelist W. E.
Neill, of Texarkana, Texas. There
were 34 professions and 2i additions
to the Baptist Church. The meet
ing lasted one week.
Look up your old winter
clothes and bring them to
me and have them cleaned
and pressed, make them look
almost as good as ne v. 1
also do dyeing. Bring me
your work. Will White.
Mr. A. O. Pruett, who has
'been connected with the Western
Hospital as night-watch and attend-
.ant for the past six years, left
'Monday morniDg to accept a posi
tion as express messenger on the
Southern Railway. His run for
the present will be between Mem
phis and Chattanooga.
A stalk of corn was exhibited
-at our" office Tuesday, raised by
Moore & Newbern, containing
seven ears. It is of the 4,Poor
Man's" variety and was planted ou
upland on the 25th of June after
the potato crop had been gathered.
They have a four acre field and the
from three to
We understand that the direc
tors and stockholders of the Harde
man County Savings Bank have in
creased their capital ftoek to sixty
thousand dollars and will put in a
branch office at Grind Junction, j
with Mr. L M. Lee as cashier. It
is expected that the institution will
be ready for business by the first of
The piano recital given on
Tuesday evening at the Public
School Building by Mrs. Douglas
Neilson was listened to and appre
ciated by a larg. audience. The
stage was made attractive with pot
ted plants, cut flowers and other
adornments. The musical numbers
were skillfully executed by the tal
ented performer, who proved con
clusively that she was mistress of
the key board. Miss Pearl Savage
is always a favorite before a Boli
var audience, and her readings
were applauded with energy.
Leonard Sherwood was oain-
fully hurt Monday while hauling
logs. In leading his wagon, a
heavy log fell upon him, badly
bruising both .legs. He was alone
when the accident happened, and
was compelled to crawl a considera
ble distance in the bottom to reach
his hor.-e, which he mounted with
great difficulty and rode to a friend's
house, who conveyed him to his
home in a buggy. While his in
juries are not considered serious,
his physician informs us that it
will be some time before he will
hare the use of his limbs.
--Mr. W. A. House, who has
been depot agent here for the past
ten years, will leave on October
1st, to take the agency at Medon.
The place here will be filled by Mr.
R. L. Baird, who is at present the
agent at Medon. The change is
made at the request of Mr. House,
who desires a place of less work,
where he can enjoy a much needed
rest. Without exception, our peo
ple will regret Mr. House's depart
ure. He is one of the most even
tempered, accommodating and clev
er men in the railroad service.
Fortunate indeed are the people of
Medon in having him and his fam
ily as residents.
The following crop report for
the past week is anything but fa
vorable: "The drouth continued
unbroken during the week, except
in a few scattered localities, where
light rains fell on the 15th and 16lh.
All growing aud maturing crops
are suffering greatly from lack of
moisture, and the ground is too dry
to plow and prepare for wheat and
oats. The outlook for the late corn
crop is not at all encouraging; the
yield is certain to fall far short of
what was promised a few weeks
ago. Cotton is opening in some
fields, rapidly and prematurely
aud the" drouth is having serious
effect against full growth and de
velopment; rust and shedding are
p.lso reported to a considerable ex
tent. Such crops as late Irish po
tatoes, peas, millet, peanuts and
turnips are needing rain very badly;
Irish potatoes and turnips show
bad stands and growth is almost
The Southern Tennessee Normal
and Business Institute of this place
opened Sept. 14th under the most
favorable auspices since its reorgan
ization by U. h. .Nelms in 18S9.
Students are still coming in and the
indications are that the school will
soon be on a firm basis.
Miss Rosa Derry berry and Mr.
Gurley, of Chewalla, Tenn., are
visiting Mrs. Bettie Gurley, of this
Miss Alice Vaughn, of Corinth,
is" in school here.
Messrs. Dalton Meeks and Willie
Hopper, of Ocala, Miss., are taking
a commercial course at the S. T. N.
Mr. and Mrs. Breeden, -of the
13th district, visited Essary Springs
P. M. Bishop, a new member of
the faculty of the S..T. N. College,
has recently closed a term of school
at Pocahontas and removed here.
Mr. George Kennedy, of New
Orleans, has removed to this place
for the benefit of the school.
Mr. Cletis Davis, former student
of the S. T. N. College, now book
keeper for the Corinth WoolenMills,
is off for a week's rest, and with
his wife and child are guests of his
mother, Mrs. Bettie Gurley, of this '.
place. ' i
Thfi onn weather seems welcome
and everyone is busy. Observer.
Meeting of Memphis Presbytery
Presbytery of Memphis will meet
in Bolivar, Tuesday, September 29,
1903. The Presbytery embraces
the counties of Shelby, Tipton,
Fayette and Hardeman Within"
the bounds of this Presbytery are i
seventeen ministers and thirty four
churches. All of the ministers are
expected to be present, aud each
church is entitled to one delegate.
Presbytery - will convene Tuesday
night, and the opening sermon will
be preached by the present moder
ator, Rev. II. R.Taylor, of Stanton,
Tenn. The meetings are open at
all times to the public and all are
cordially invited to attend. Del
egates will arrive Monday evening,
and there will be preaching in the
Preby terian Church that night by
R;v. A. B. Curry, pastor of the
Second Chuiuh, Memphis.
Rev. T. E P. Woods his been
elected pa-tor of the Bolivar Church,
ami will be installed during hit
meeting. In connection with this meeting
of treby tery, a Sunday fcchool
Institute will be held, commencing
I'uesday morning, Sept. 29th, at
10 o clock. All fcvibbath School
workers are cordially invited to at
tend this Institute. The following
interesting program, covering every
department of Sabbath - School
work, has been arranged:
1. Authority and Importance of Sunday Schools...
Tier. A. B. Curry, D. !.,' Pastor Second Ch.
Itelation ot Church to Sunday School Pas
tor, Officers, Members-
.. Uev. J. II. Luuipkin, D. I
II me Department Rev. W. L. Caldwell.
(1) Pastor and Superintendent in Sunday
(2) Iteport of Attendance of Officers of
Church in Presbytery on Sunday Schools,
(3) Report of Conversions from Sunday
How Parents Can Help -
A. D. Mason, Supt. in Second Ch. Memphis.
What Should Re Taught...Rev. W C. Alexander
Officers and Teachers in Sunday Schools their
Qualifications and 11 Fponsibilities. (To be
8. General Discussions:
(1) Importance of Church Attendance by
Scholars and How to Secure it. Led by
Rev. W. Moorr: Scott. "
(2) Decission Day in Sunday Sc'icol L-d
by Rev. W. W. Owens.
(3) Importance of Bible Class and Attend
ance of Older Members of Church at Sun
day School and How to Secure it. Rev. J.
(4) Graded System of General Assembly.
Rev. W. II. N eel, D. D.
Revenue Agent Greer Visits Bolivar.
D. M. Greer, ' revenue
for West Tennessee aud
eleven couuties of Middle J ennes
see, paid an official visit to Bolivar
Fri lav. Mr. Greer has held this
position for the past three years,
beinir first appointed in August,
1900, and reappointed June 1, 19C2
His duties require a vast amount of
work, which he discharges with
credit to himself and satisfaction to
Concerning his visit here, he
said: 41As State Revenue Agent, 1
have examined the offices of T. D.
Prewitt, County Court Clerk S.
II. Jones, Circuit Court Clerk; R.
N. Mitchell, County Trustee; J. A.
Wilson, Jr., Clerk and Master of
Chancery Court, and found that
each of the above officials bad
properly accounted for all revenue
Their books are kept in splendid
shape aud a business like manner.
You certainly should be proud of
your officials, as I havft found them
to be among the best in the-" state,
navincr close attention to their
official duties and always on the
alert, looking to the interests of
the tax-payers. They are courteous,
pleasant gentlemen, knowing their
dutv and performing it without
fear or favor.
,4I also examined the Western
Hospital, and found t-hat institution
conducted in the same high-class
manner that it has always been
under the efficient management of
the oast vears. The books balanced
to a cent, as they always have,
under the management of F. S.
Luther, who 1 regret to say is now
no longer connected with this im
Before his departure, Mr. Greer
gave the following letter to Mr.
Luther which we publish by pir
mission and with pleasure:
Bolivar, Tesh., Sept. 17. 1903
To whom it may concern:
I have made three otticial ex
aminations of the books and accounts
of the Western Hospital for the
Insane, of which Mr. F. S. Luther
was the buyer, cashier and book
keener. Theso examinations have
extended over a period of five years
It gives me pleasure to slate that I
never examined a set of books that
were better kept, there being no
mistakes. As buyer for this In
stitution, Mr. . Luther has never
satisfaction to the
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of his position has been most ex
eraplary, and he has shown himself
to be a splendid business man. His
energy, integrity and business
qualifications; are of the highest
order. In my opinion, the State of
Tennessee has lot one of its most
' efficient public officials.
C. D. M. Greer,
State Revenue Assent.
A Tribute to the Memory of my
By D. M. McAnulty.
It is with sadness that I chronicle
the events incident to the departure
of my precious mother, Martha R.
McAnulty, who left . ua on the
morning of September 14, 1903, to
join our loved ones in Heaven.
In the morning of the next daj,
after funeral services at the Presby
teriati Church in Hickory Valle' ,
conducted by Kv. W. M. Nortnent.
we laiil hr hody to rnt in
Cenieierv t Mount C mifort
Maiiiini was dtughtet of liv
Robert" A Moornrtu as born
Spt 24 1831 hn i.r:1vH lu-r
la Gott a-iM bf-am a m ut 1 r of
the Mount C iifoit con-jra ion
of t lie Cuuibei bind Frebj t nan
Church i-i July. 1807 In 18S4
he moved her Church membership
to Hickory Valley where tne re
mained a fa'thful member to the
She was married to David W.
McAnulty December. 10, 1867.
Eleven children were born to them,
four of whom prece ed her to that
Home prepared for us by our
Saviour. Her lamer and roomer
a-e there What a rejoicing when
our moiner met inese loveu ones
Her liusbtnd and seven of" her
children are left to cherish her
Ve were nude sad when we
. t . t
Kiiev site must leave us, out now
we should r j')ice that she is now
where there is no pain or sorrow.
My earliest recollection of my
mother is one of suffering, She
wa for moirhs an invalid and
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raroiy since i can rememoer was
a d weil. oils l ore u r iiiisioriune
bravely and always looked for help
to Hi.ii who doeth all things well.
ie loved her church and was
act ve in its service when sne was
ablo to work.
She was devoted to her husband
and children and her chief fault (if
fault it could .be called) was that
she made too great sicrifice for
We loved our mother and our
chief desire is to live as she ad
monished, so that when our work
here is done, we shall be prepared
to meet her again.
In her last hours of suffering she
- it i. . i
was almost speceuiess, out sue
understood what was going on about
her and knew that her hour of
departure was at hand. She seemed
so anxious about leaving her three
youngest children In the dark
niht, just a few hours betore she
croesed the great river, she called.
"Ethel," "Norma," "Ashley."
Wheu they came to her she said
Her carting message was to' her
daughter Pattie: when she saw the
tears and sorrow, she said "Don t
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cry. uur tiarnng motuer vie win
try to hold your last message and
rejoice because we know you are at
Home and living m the presence ot
joy unspeakable aud full of glry.
Hickory Valley, Sept. 21, 1903
1, TIE-MAKERS I
White Oak Tics have
advanced to 28 cents per
stick. We want Tics and
will advance as much in
Groceries and Dry Goods,
in both of which lines we
8 carry a complete stock, at
as cheap a price as anyone;
or we will buy straightout.
We will also advance on
Ties at our Crainesville g
store as much as anyone
I HI Ml MM I ! II PH lAl T Wm
Nice new stock of Shoes,
Men's Hats, Caps, Gloves,
Heavy Overshirls, Heavy
Fleeced Underwear, etc.
It will soon be time for all
these fall goods.
Bring us your Cross Ties,
Chickens, Geese, Ducks,
Eggs, Butter, Dry Hides,
Green Hides, Furs, Bees
wax, etc., for all of which
we pay the best market
prices and never get over
stocked. Your friends,
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons.
Is only Sold in
Sacks like this
The feed that
keeps Mules up
end feed bills
FU2IKA MILLS $L
6T. LOOT9 . M Xy
I have recently bought
near the railroad, and am
grind Corn on short notice. First class work and
satisfaction guaranteed. Public patronage respect-
I will continue to pay
We have bought the interest
Livery business, and desire
will continue to keep first
rates. We nope to merit a
patronage accorded the old
j cu Raises.
1 I r --Ti
iVie have recently re
newed arrangements with
Commercial Appeal and
the Home and Farm to
send the BULLETIN and
either of the above men
tioned papers one year for
one dollar, or all three one
year for one dollar and
twenty-five cents, when
paid for in advance.
Subscription must be sent
through the Bulletin.
M fs YouriUiWer!
you have headaches, tongue is
stipated, bad taste in the mouth
not all of these symptoms,
then some of them? It's
appetite and spirits
Sold by COX
-JT T fi WHITE'S JHfc.AlVl
Fcr 20 Years Has Led all
SOliO 3lSY AXiti
Prepared by JAMES F- BALLARD, St. Louls.5
Sold by COX
State of Tennessee")
Hardeman County J Nathan Be?.rd,aliasXatIeard
In thiscauseit appealing by affidavit that th6
defendant Nathan Beard alias Xat Beard, is justly
indebted to the plaintiff and is a do 11-resident of
the State, so that the ordinary process cannot be
served upon him and an original Attachment
having been returned by serving garnishment on
I, C. K. K. before me. It is therefore ordered that
publication be wade in the Bolivar Bcxletib, a
newspaper published in the town of Bolivar, for
four consecutive weeks, commanding the said
Nathan Beard alias Nat Beard, to appear befcre me
or some other Justice of the Peace of said county
at my office at Grand Junction, Tennessee, on
Monday, the 31st day of August at 10 o'clock, A. M.
1903 and make defence to said suit against him, or
it will be proceeded with ex parte.
This July 27, 1903.
and refitted the Estes Gin,
prepared to gin Cotton and
the highest market price for
of Mr. G. M. Savage in the
to inform the public that we
class turnouts at reasonable
continuation of the liberal
firm, for which we return
I. M. EMERSON & SONS.
Your appetite is poor,
your heart "nutters,"
coated, bad breath, bowels con
containing: no mineral or
narcotic poisons. It will correct j
all symptoms, make your health,
good. At druggists, bU cents.
Most in Quantity. Best In Quality.
Yorn Remedies. 3B25SfH
Having this day suggested to the
V,ier "i me vuuuiy vuuu ui uai
1 "iu r . 1. . 1 c .
deman County, Tenn., the insolven
cy of ths estate" of B. F. Iluddles
tou, deceased, all persons having
claims against fcaid estate are noti
fied to file same duly authenticated
I E2 l
with the County Court Clerk on or
before February 15, 1904, and all
persons owing said estate will settle
with the undersigned.
This August 11, 1903
R. N. Mitchell.
When you want a physic that is
mild and gentle, easy to take and
.certain to act, always use Charaber
i Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
For sale by Cox & Co., Bolivar;
Bailey and Aldridge, Saulsbury.
Between Bolivar and New Hope
Church last Tuesday night, one
small gold watch, with name of
"Jettie" on case. Finder bring to
Bulletin office and receive reward.
- Bucklen's Arnica Salve-
Has world-wide fame for mar
vellous cures. It surpasses any
other salve, lotion, ointment or
balm tor Cuts, Corns, Burns, Boils,
Sores, Chapped Hands Skin Erup
tions; infallible for Piles. Cure
Only 25 j t Cox & Co
You Know what You are Taking
When jtm lake Grove's Tasteless
Chill Tonic beeaune tle formula is
plainly privteil on every bottle
nbowinii tl at it in dimply Iron ard
Quinine in a tastel.se form. No
cure, no pay. 50c.
A Boy's Wild Ride For Life.
With family around expecting
him to die, aud a sou ridinr for
life, 18 miles, to get Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption,
Coughs and Colds, W . II. Brown,
of Leesville, Iud., endured death'6
agonies from asthma; but this
wonderful medicine gave instant re
lief and cured him. He writes: "I
now sleep soundly erery night."
Like marvelous cures of Consump
tion, Pneumonia, Bronchitis,
Coughs, Colds and Grip prove its
matchless merit for all Throat and
Lung troubles. Guaranteed bottles
50c and 1.00. Trial bottles free at
Cox & Co's drujj store.
WANTED FAITHFUL PERSON TO TRAVEL
aod supervise force of salespeople and make collect
ions for manufacturing house. Straight salary
S20.00awet?k and expenses. Salary paid weekly
and expense money advanced. Previous ex
perience unnecessary. Local territory. Business
successful. Position permanent. Enclose Belf
addressed envelope. Superintendent, 324 Dear
born street, Chicago.
What Is Life?
In the last analysis nobody knows,
but we do know that it is under
strict law. Abuse that law even
slightly, pain results. Irregular
ing means derangement of the
organs, resulting in uonstipation,
Headache or Liver trouble. Dr.
King's New Life Pills quickly re
adjust this. It's gentle, yet
thorough. Only 25c at Cox & Co's
21 Years a Dyspeptic.
R. II. Foster, 318 S. 2d St.,
Salt Lake City, writes; have
been bothered with dyspepsia or in
digestion for 21 years; tried many
doctors without relief; recently I
got a bottle of Herbir.e. One bot
tle cured me. I am tapering off on a
second. I have recommended it to
my friends; it is curing them, too."
50c at Cox & Co's.
for your new Fall garments.
It is the only proper and sat
isfactory way of bu3'in(ryour
clothes, being- that "GOOD
CLOTHES ARE ALWAYS
MADE TO ORDER." Make
your selection from the tail
oring line of
Chicago, Est. 1877
Good tailors for over a quarter century
You'll find a world of pleas
ure in wearing- the clothes
made by Strauss Bros.,
faultless in style, fit, finish
and materials. They're so
. much better than the" ordi
nary run of clothes, yet
prices are astonishingly low,
and your perfectly safe in ordering-,
because if g-arments
are not satisfactory, you
needn't take them. WE
WILL BE PLEASED TO
SHOW YOU OUR GREAT
LINE OF SAMPLES
J. A. BARRETT.
1. C. H Ii. TI21JE TABL1
Effective Sunday, Sept. 13, 1903.
W. A. HOUSE, Agent
WHITE FOR LARGE
CALL WHEN IN THE CITY.