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Attractive Autumn Attire!
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Commencing at the hour of 9.30 o'clock on the morning of Saturday, October 3rd, J.
A. Barrett, the great merchant prince of Bolivar, will offer to the people of Hardeman and
adjoining Counties $40,000 worth of the most beautiful and niagnificent goods the eye ever
gazed upon, bought from the famous firm of Ferguson-McKinnie & Co., of St. Louis, rec
ognized at home and abroad as the leading dealers of the country. Under the roof of our
handsome three-story brick building, fashion's latest fancies for Fall and Winter fairly spar
kle with newness and elegance, complete in every detail and the values are the most marvel
ous ever known. Our bargains this season are greater than ever and will arouse unbounded
interest and enthusiasm and add new laurels to Barrett's unquestioned and triumphant leader
ship. The fall season is now open in earnest and finds us abundantly prepared with magni
ficent displays, unlimited assortments of innumerable novelties in fact whatever is right in
the light of exacting style we have in great variety here fashion reigns supreme. Ours is
the store which is looking to the interests of its customers, that keeps first-class goods and
sells at prices lower than can be obtained elsewhere. Come to the big store we can save
you from 25 to 50 per centfon every article you buy. Day or night, from sunrise until mid
night, our large corps of competent salesmen, who hail from the four quarters of our fair
County, will be glad to see and serve you,tvvvvivvtu4
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In a stock so vast and varied as ours, it will be impossible
to enumerate every article, but we will call especial attention to
a few lines: In Ladies' Dress Goods, you will find Broadcloths,
Mohairs, Silks, Outings, Flannelettes, Serges, Velvets, an im
mense line of nice Tailor-made Skirts, also a large stock of
latest styles in Ladies' Wraps, just received from New York,
as well as hundreds of other Novelties of every description.
We carry everything worn by Gentlemen, including fine
Tailor-made Suits, Hats and Gents' Furnishings generally, vtv
The basement of our building is banked with a large and
complete stock of Staple Groceries, such as Sugar, Coffee,
Flour, Meat, Molasses, etc., all of which is offered at the
LOWEST LIVING PRICES. WE HAVE ALWAYS
MADE IT A RULE NEVER TO BE UNDERSOLD.
Ten thousand yards best quality Calico at 4 cents per yard.
Enough Brown Domestic to fence in Hardeman and part of Chester County, at oc. per yard.
Wu have just received and opened a solid car load of Shoes, the largest shipment ever made to
a retail house over the Illinois Central Railroad between St. Louis and Bolivar, the superi
or quality and low price of which muddle the brains of out-classed competitors.
One thousand "pair Ladies' Shoes, worth from 1.50 to 2.00, we sell at$l.00 a pair less than
One hundred dozen suits Men's Underwear (order placed with the mills last February) worth
$2.00 per suit, offered at 1.00.
One hundred Boys' Suits, former price 3.00 and 3.50, will close at 1.50 and 2.00 per suit.
One hundred pair fine Blankets, original price 2.50 to 5.00, will be sold from 1.00 to
3.50 per pair.
Immense line of Comforts, old price 2.00 to 2.50, now offered at 1.00 and $1.50.
One hundred Men's nice Suits, worth from 7.50 to 10.00, will close at 5.00.
Two hundred Men's Tailor-made Suits, good values at 12.00 and $18.00, our price 10.00.
Large stock of Overcoats Duck Coats, Slickers, Ilubbers, etc., at greatly reduced prices.
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What success we have attained in business is largely due to your liberal pat-
J A. D.fZTffi-thR fnrmftrs of Hardfitnan Countv for Cotton alone, and this vear we houe to be
able to pay one hundred thousand dollars. "We want ten thousand bales Cotton
for Eastern spinners and ten car loads of Cotton Seed. Be sure and consult us
before selling either your Cotton or Seed.
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J. A. BARRETT'S, The Home of Bargains,
The Bolivar Bulletin.
Progress Telepiionk No. 17.
" Quarterly Court meets Mon
day. Miss Tennie Pirtle lias return
ed from Whiteville.
Ike Kahn, of Memphis, was iu
the city Saturday on busineas.
Mr. T. D. Prewitt and family
spent Suuday in-Grand Junction.
Mrs. Anna Coates and eon, Mr.
Odcar,were in Whiteville this week.
Mrs. J. D. Swinebroad spent
several days of last week in Mem
phis. Mr. Casper Woodson, of Hick
ory Valley, was in the city Wednes
day. Iludson is receiving his
Dr. and Mrs. T. B. Yancey, of
Somerville, visited Mrs. Jerome
Hill this week.
G. W. Fawcett has been ap
pointed depot agent at Toone, vice
Mr. Teague, resigned.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Durrett
returned Friday from a visit of
several days to St. Louis.
Mrs. Ella Cook leaves Friday
morning for a visit to relatives in
Memphis and Kansas City.
Will Lockman left Wednesday
for Memphis, to take a course in
the Memphis Medical College.
Try one of Cox & Co's
Miss Gertrude Morrison, of
Ennis, Texas, is visiting her grand
mother, Mrs. A. L. M. Coates.
Esquire T. F. Dcrria and wife
have returned from a pleasant visit
to relatives in Weakley County.
. Mr. G. L. Bradford, of Toone,
is visiting his brother. Dr. T. B.
Bradford, of Cotton Plant, Ark.
Esquire W. A. Caruthers and
wife attended Madison Presbytery
of C. P. church near Lexington last
Dust, dust everywhere. In
order to get "sand in your craw"
its only necessary to open your
The public is cordially intited
to attend a "Teachers' Recital," to
be given at St. Katharine's, this
(Friday) night, October 2n l
Mrs. J. G. Carter and daughter,
Miss Nelle, of Jackson, attended
Mrs. J. A. Foster's funeral on Sun
Mr. J. A. Parker, of Vildo,
was among our visitors Monday
and advanced his subscription to
Mr. John II. Bradford's hand
some residence on Main Street is
being improved in appearance by a
nev coat of paint.
Mrs. N. T. Sammons acd her
two little grand children, Roy and
Mary Sammons, of Shawnee, Okla.,
are here on a visit to relatives.
Mary Sammons, a fair, flaxen
haired little miss, daughter of Mr.
Joe Sammons, of Shawnee, Okla ,
was among our visitors this week.
Flinch, Wrist Bags, Al
bums, Gold Pins,etc., just re
ceived at Hudson's.
Miss Louise Fentress will leave
tomorrow to be one of the guests
of a house party to be given by
Mrs. Jerome Hill at her place, near
Bolivar. Commercial Appeal.
Miss Maggie (Black cor
dially invites all to call and
inspect her Fall and Winter
(Pattern Hats will be
shown Thursday and Fri
day, Oct. 8th and gth.
JVo opening display.
Mr. and Mrs. Ham Ransom,
Mrs. A. S. Anderson and Miss
Irene Houston, of Toone, visited
the city Monday afternoon.
Prof. Ti E. Murdaugh, of
Toone, left recently for Poplar
Grove, Ark., to accept the princi
palship of the public school at that
On account of the Street Fair
and Carnival, to be held at Jackson,
Tenn., Oct. 26 31st., the Illinois
Central Railroad will sell tickets at
Dr. Dickson will visit Grand
Junction on Thursday and Fridiy,
October 8th and 9th. All who are
in need of dental work are invited
to meet him.
Beautiful line of goods,
suitable for presents for
young and old at Hudson's.
Mr. Paul T. Jones, of Corinth,
Miss., was in the city Tuesday. He
has recently returned from a visit
of two months to South Carolina
and the mountains of Western
North Carolina, greatly benefited in
health by the trip.
Mr. M, L. Southall and wife,
of Covington, visited relatives in
Hardeman this week. While here
Mr. Southall visited our oflice and
renewed his subscription to the
Bulletin. He says that only
about one-half of a cotton crop will
be raised in Tipton County.
Buy your Window Glass,
Putty, Paints, Oils etc.,
from Cox & Co.
Judge Calvin F. Vance died at
his residence in Memphis Friday,
at an advanced 3ge. At one time,
he was one of the most prominent
members of the Memphis bar. He
was a polished and learned gentle
man. Of late years, he visited
Bolivar frequently and made many
Sunday's Commercial Appeal
published a write-up of Blytheville,
Ark., containing a splendid picture
of and high tribute to the business
ability of W. B. Williams, who is
one of the leading citizens and may
or of that thriving city. Mr. Wil
liams was formerly a resident of
Bolivar and his numerous friends
here will learn with pleasure of his
success and prosperity.
On account of the following
occasions, the Illinois Centr.al Rail
road will sell tickets at reduced
rates: Tenue6see Division Confed
erate Soldiers,. Trenton, Tenn.,
Oct. 14 10; Gibson County Agri
cultural and Mechanical Fair, Tren
ton, Tenn., Oct. 7-10; Gibson
County Colored Fair, Agricultural
and Mechanical, Oct. 14-17.
Just received a nice line of
Nunnally's package Candies,
at Cox & Co's.
Prof. W. T. Mackie, who was
raised in the 12th district of this
County, but who has resided in Al
abama, Oklahoma and Texas for a
number of years past, has returned
He has recently been elected prin
cipal of the school at Toone, and
will assume his duties within the
next few weeks, or as soon as the
necessary repairs can be made upon
Mrs. N. A- Young, who died
at Hallvule on Wednesday, Sept. 9,
and was buried there yesterday, was
one of Harrison County's pio
neer citizens. She was born in
Hardeman County, Tenn., May 29,
1837, and moved to Texas in 1845
and settled at Marshall. Her
maiden name was Mary Sanders,
and in 1851 she waa married to J.
W. Roberts, who died in Septem
ber, 18G9, and in July, 1878, she
was married to W. II. Young. Mrs.
Young was a devout Christain and
eaves a number of children and
relatives in different parts of the
State. Dallas News, Sept. 11th.
Who ever even dreamed that we
have had frost in Hardeman Coun
ty every month within the present
year, except July and August? Yet,
such is said to be the fact, vouched
for by no less an honerable gentle
man than K. E. Ilornsby, of
Crainesville, a close observer who
keeps up with such matters, and
whatever he says goes. Mr. Ilorns
by informs us that during the
month of June, enough frost fell in
his neighborhood to kill peas and
We have just received an
immense line of the celebrated
"Washington Cutlery." Call
on us when you need a good
Pocket Knife or Razor.
Cox & Co.
Mr. John II. Bradford, of Bol
ivar, has had made and has bought
20,000 cross ties during the month
of September, between Jackson,
Tenn., and Water Valley, Miss.
Mr. Bradford has an experience of
twenty years as a tie man, hence is
thoroughly familiar with the busi-
ness. lie is present at every in
spection and always looks closely
after the interests of his patrons, to
whom he extend liberal advance
ments and accommodations.
All Clothing bought from
me from now until Novem
ber 1st, will be' kept cleaned,
pressed and repaired free
until January 1, 190-1.
The wife of Il5n. James A.
Foster died suddenly Saturday af
ternoon in Bolivar of hemorrhage.
She had been in feeble 'health for
some time, but felt unusually well
and went out into the yard to do
some out door work, when she felt
the hemorrhage approaching and
called to her sister. Everything
possible was done for her relief,
but ehe expired in a few minutes.
Deceased was a daughter of the
late Fletcher Sloan, and was mar
ried to Mr. Foster in January,
1901. She leaves a heart-broken
husband, sister and brother to mourn
her death. The remains were laid
to rest in Union Cemetery" Sunday
afternoon, the funeral services be
ing conducted by Rev. J. M. Scott,
of the Methodist Church, of which
she was a member, assisted by Rev.
Mr. Dodd, of the Baptist Church.
a week or
Quite a number of changes since
we last met.
The Wellons Hotel is Hearing
Three new lamps on Main Street.
"More light you shall have."
late Bros, have purchased the
Smith store property.
J. I'. Hill has purchased the
Robertson property on Railroad
The Hall Steam Mill aud Gin is
in full operation.
The Grand Junction
be open for business in
lhe ladies of the
Church expect to begin work on
the new Church soon.
Mr. Biggs McQueen aud Miss
Mary Smith were united in marri
age Sunday evening under a hickory
tree near the home of the bride's
parents, Rev. J. L. Hunter offici
ating. No, they did not run away
they were walking when last seen.
We are sorry to note the death
of Mr. Tillman Pulliara. After
some weeks' illness, he passed to
his rewardSaturday night last in his
81st year. He was a good mau aud
citizen and will be miesed in the
Revs. Martin and Reece are hold
ing protracted seVvices this week at
the Baptist Church. Mr. Reece is
doing the preaching, and he is a
Mr. J. P. beabrook s family re
turned last week from an extended
trip over the west. The trip great
ly benefited Mrs. Seabrook's health.
Mr. Chalmers Seabrook has re-
turne l from a trip to Washington,
Charlotte, N. C., and Lookout
A Teachers' Institute will be
held in Grand Junction on Friday
night, Oct. 9th and Saturday, Oct.
10th. On Friday night, Colonel
Smith,' J. D. McLeran, W. T.
Mackie, Ernest McDaniel and others
will discuss the various school
problems, especially the consolida
tion of schools and the benefits to
be derived from same.
Prof. P. P. Claxton, of the Knox
ville Uuiversity, has also promised
to be with us or send some one to
represent that school.
On Saturday, there will be din
ner on the ground, and all are cor
dially invited to come aud spend
the day with us. .
The following program will be
rendered on Saturday:
The Prerequisites to Successful
Study, Ernest McDaniel.
The Teacher's Duty, Miss Jennie
Time an Element in Education,
J. D. McLeran.
Spelling, Miss Lizzie Sauls.
The Pronoun, W. T. Mackie.
Foundationafor Education, Miss
Physiology, Miss Sallie Emerson.
The Life of a Teacher, B. I.
Primary Reading, Mrs. Emrai
Civil Government, J. T.
How Grade School,
The Verb, P. M. Bishop.
Common Fractions, T. A. Kelly
D. E. Bishop, Co. Supt.
Blu Fall anrl SJmtar
Hfats are nam txn hand.
aroe and sec them.
and get correct sttjles
Mn. W. T. Smith, Tdq&s, Too.
(Formerly Mrs. Dee Hillhouse.)
You Know what You are Taking
When you take Grove's Tasteless
Chill Tonic because the formula is
plainly priuted on every bottle
showing that it is simply Iron and
Quinine in a tasteless form. No
care, no pay. 50c.
He learned a Great Truth.
It is said of John Wesley that he
once said to .Mistress Wesley:
'Why do you tell that child the
same thing over and over again?"
John Wesley, because once telling
is not enough." It is for this same
reason that you are told again and
again that Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy cures colds and grip; t'lat
it counteracts any tendency of these
diseases to result in pneumonia, and
that it is pleasant aud safe to take.
For sale by Cox Co., Bolivar;
Bailey & Aldridge, Saulsbury.
White Oak Ties have
advanced to 28 cents per
stick. We want Ties and
will advance as much in
Groceries and Dry Goods,
in hoth of which lines we
carry a complete stock, atj
as cheap a price as anyone;
or we will buy straightout.
We will also advance on
Ties at our Crainesville
store as much as anyone.
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Do Good -It Pays.
A Chicago man has observed that,
Good deeds are better than real
estate deeds some of the latter are
woithless. Act kindly and gently,
show sympathy and lend a helping
hand. You cannot possibly lose by
it." Most men appreciate a kind
word and eucouragsment more than
substantial help. There are persons
in this community who might truth
fully sav: "My good friend, cheer
up. A few doses of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy will rid you of, your
cold, aud there is no danger what
ever from pneumonia when you use
that medicine. It always cures. I
know it for it has helped me out
many a time." Sold by Cor & Co.,
Bolivar; Bailey & Aldridge, Sauls-bury.
A Love Letter.
I Would not interest if you're look-
ing for a guaranteed balve for sores,
Burns or Piles. Otto Dodd, of
Ponder, Mo. writes: 'I suffered
with an ugly sore for a year, but a
box of Bucklen's Arnica Salve
cured me. It's the best Salve on
earth. 25c at Cox & Co's.
Nice new stock of Shoes,
Men's Hats, Caps, Gloves,
Heavy Overshirts, Heavy
Fleeced Underwear, etc.
It will soon he time for all
these fall goods.
Bring us your Cross Ties, B
Chickens, Creese, Ducks,
Eggs, Butter, Dry Hides,
Green Hides, Furs, Bees
wax, etc., for all of which J
we pay the best market
prices and never get over
stocked. Your friends,
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons.
Do You Want to Yawn.
Feel cold shivering, aching iu the
bones, lack of energy, headache,
aud great depression? The symp
toms may be followed by violent
headache, high fever, extreme
nervousness, a condition known a
malaria.- Ilerbine cures it. Take
it before the disease gets a fair hold,
though it will work a cure in auy
stage. J. A. Hopkins, Manchester,
Kan., writes: 4I have used your
great medicice, llerbine.for several
'years. There is nothing better for
malaria, chills and fever, headache,
biliousness, and for a blood-purify
ing tonic, there is nothing as good,'
50o at Cox & Co's.