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The Bolivar Bulletin,
Hugh Williams, Editor.
Friday, October o, 1903.
Hardeman County is slightly
embarrassed, financially, brought
about by conditions unusual; but
her script will soon be as good as a
The people of Hardeman County
are paying no attention to politics
these days. They are engaged in
harvesting and marketing their
crops and in looking after other
matters of more importance and
profit to them. There are times
and seasons lor all things, and now
is the time for business.
Benton McMillin is laying
plans to succeed Senator Bate. If
he thinks that Senator Bate will
only receive the support of the old
Confederate soldiers, he miscaicu
lates. He should include the old
rebels' sons in the Bate column,
and the combination will carry the
From an article published else
where, it will be seen that Bolivar
has been decided upon as the north
ern terminus of the Mobile, Jack
son and Kansas City Railroad, and
if present plans do not miscarry, it
will not be a century before porters
on the new route will be announc
ing: "Bolivar change cars for
the Illinois Central." Then will
follow an increase in population,
water works, electric lights, fac
tories, etc. Clear the track !
A fine rain Tuesday morning set
tied the dust for a while.
Everybody should attend the
Teachers' Institute Friday. An in
teresting program is in store for you.
Will Follis will put machinery in
his jug factory soon.
C J. Rogers & Son are building
an engine house at the marble yard.
" Chalmers Seabrook is in Mem
phis for a few days.
Mrs. Maurice Wilson and chil
dren, of Middleton, are visiting her
parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. L. Hunt
er. Miss Noberta Walker, of Ripley,
Miss., is visitiug Mrs. Chas. Tate.
Miss Beulah Cox, of Saulsbury,
was a visitor to Miss Minnie Maul
din this week.
Mrs. Rachael Richardson, of
Memphis, is spending a few weeks
with her son, Mr. Jas. Richardson.
There is nothing more helpful to
a town than a good school. We
can boast of as good a one as there
is in the county.
Grand Junction is proud of her
public officials. For efficiency, ac
commodation, attention to duties
and other qualities going to make
up a good official you can't beat
vihv.,. our postmistress, railroad and ex-
jjggUress agents, and 'phone office and
is visiting fieV No
aml olutions of Respect.
Miss Irene Bon.
t 'TV.! nrinnra
FululP' "retbren of Berlin
Mrs. Morton S. 70:
Elizabeth, N. J., is "Smruittee appointed to
to relatives. tions on the death o
, ,n . T. Ferguson, submit the
- Urother Ferguson wa9 born in
East Tennessee, February 23rd,
1834, died September 23rd, 1903
He had been a member of the Pres
DVtenan jnurcn 47 years, a mem
ber of Berlin Lodge 170 A. F. ami
A. M. 40 years, Saulsbury Chapter
153 for five years. Brother Jb ergu
son was a zealous Mason, a good
citizen, a kind and affectionate hus
band and father. In the death of
Brother Fertruson our Lodge has
lost one of its most useful members,
the community a good and useful
citizen, the family a kind and affec
tionate husband and father; there
fore be it
Resolved. That we bow submis
sively to the call of the Master, who
doeth ull things well; that we len
der our sympathy to the bereaved
family; that a copy of these resolu
tions be spread upon the minutes of
our Lodge; that a copy be sent to
the Bolitak Bulletin and Free
Press for publication and to the
Saulsbury, Tenu., Oct. 3, 1903.
D. C Sauls,
Roger S. Clark, VCom
R. M. Wright,
Death of Mrs. Neely.
The wife of Dr. J. J. Neely,
assistant physician of the Western
Hospital, died Monday morning,
after an illness of several weeks.
Mrs. Neely was the oldest child of
the late Judge Thomas R. Smith, a
learned and brilliant lawyer. In
1876 she married Dr. Neely, son of
Gen. R. P. Neely. The union
resulted in six children, who with
the husband, survive. She also
leavee three sisters and two brothers.
Her remains were buried in Polk
Cemetery Tuesday morning, the
funeral services being conducted
from St. James' Church by the
rector, Rev. Nevill Joyner.
Proceedings October Term 1903.
To the Honorable County Court of
Your chairman makes the follow
ing report of the finaucial condition
of your county on the let of Octo
ber, 1903, There has been no an
nual settlement made with the trus
tee, but as shown by statement of
trustee there is a balance due him
of 540 on general settlement in
Your chairman has. issued war
rants during the quarter from July
1, to Oct. 1, 1903, 2,714.10; war
rants paid by trustee since July 1,
to October, 1,090.89; warrants in
office uncalled for aud numbered,
D. W. McAnulty, Chm.
VENIRE JANUARY TERM CIRCUIT
1 R. II. Stroup,
2 W. II. Rose, C. E. II ar-
3 Jim Foote, Clifton Kellar.
4 J. L. Gibson, Win. Sed-
5 J. W. Irvin.
G G. M. Warren, J. J.
Ilazlegrove, S. T. Foote.
No. 7 Arch Campbell.
No. 8 J. A. Ilizer, N. D. How
ell. No. 9 Robt. Calahan, James
No. 10 S. A. Nabors, T. W
No. 11 Geo. Rogers, R. R
Cra A' ford.
No. 12 S. P. McKinuie, P. J
No. 13 John R. Crawford, Ju
No. 14 W. T. Marsh, John
No. 15 G. II. Kellar. J. W
No. 161. C. Babb, R. B. Tay
No. 17 Will Turner, Dave Mar
No. 18 O. T. Siler, A. Jones.
No. 19 W. L. Cartwright.
No. 20 W. A. Mooie.
Officers Buck Porter, A. W
It was ordered by the court that
the order making it necessary to
have minutes of previous meetings
read by Clerk at succeeding meet
ings, be rescinded.
C. M. Cottongim was elected
Notary Public atTeague.
Upon application of her husband
Fannie Miller, colored, was ordered
released from the Western Hospital
Commissioner of the Poor report
nine white aud one colored inmates
in Poor House. One death during
The Chairman, Clerk, Sheriff anci
County Physician were appointed a
committee to examine all applicants
for admission to the Hospital at the
expense of the county, and decide
whether said applicants shall be put
in said Hospital, or be confined in
iail or sent to poor house said
committee to act without compensa
It was ordered by the Court that
the Chairman be authorized to make
contract with Madison County of
ficials to have county charges
against persons incaicerated in
county i ill worked out, and that
the sum of seven dollars per month
be allowed the Sheriff of Hardeman
County for each prisoner worked.
On motion and by request of
Maurice Wilson, J. P., the follow
ing justices were ordered to be re
corded as voting against the fore
going resolution: Maurice Wilson,
J. T. Morrow, W. B. Smith, J. M.
Kiuney, J. L. Foote, R. S. Carter,
G. W. Yoakum, J. Y. Reed.
On motion of John T. Morrow,
seconded by C. M. Hunt, the ac
count of S. B. Redfearu, requesting
the county to refund privilege tax
on saloon license unused on account
ot repeal ot charier ot loone, was
On motion of R. S.Clark, second
ed by W. B. Smith, the accounts
of J. M. Kinney, J. P., C. W. Har
ris, U. 11. U., and is. b. Ilizer,
Marshal, in cases of State vs. Will
Owens and State vs. Stonewall Jar-
ret, were tabled.
BRIDGES AND LEVEES.
John Gatewood, John Maxwell
aud John McCarter appointed to
build bridge on Lisbon and New
W. F. Prewitt, W. T. Ham nons
and M. R. Ilizer were appointed to
examine levees on Clear Creek and
report as to necessity of repairing
or abandoning one ot them.
G. T. Ingram, Jake Kahn and
Ed Carter were appointed to have
pier repaired on iron bridge on
Bolivar and Jackson road, and to
have such other work done as is
necessary to secure the safety of the
O. M Sherwood, Wm. Duncan
and T. M. Moore appointed to have
iridge rebuilt or repaired on Spring
Creek levee on Statler Ferry road.
J. A. Thomas and J. V. Enst-
ham appointed! to have bridge near
M. Johnson s, ou Cioverport and
Medon road repaired.
A V. ;.- tf .1 T? Knurlrlnan anil
Frank Russell appointed to have'
bridge in Spring Creek bottom at
Anderson's Mill repaired.
J. II. Cox, B. S. Wolverton and
Sam Floyd appointed to have bridge
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We will offer to the people
exceptional bargains this week, and if you fail to take ad-1
vantage of them it is your loss, notour,.. Below we give;We wilI you
you a list of our bargains:
100 dozen Towels, worth 10 cents, for 7 1-2 cents each.
1000 yards best 10 cent Cotton Flannel, at 8 1-3 cents.
52 inch all wool Venetian Cloth, worth $1.00, at 80 cents.
2000 yards of Calico, worth 5 cents, at 4 cents per yard.
k' 3 J & i
Don't fail to send
repaired on road leading from
Saulsbury to Rocky -Springs
Green Park, Joe Ayres and Amos
Foster were aj pointed to have
bridge built over Thompson's
Creek between Foster's Mill and
C. T. Hudson, J. R. Cornelius
and J. W. Box were appointed to
have bridge repaired on Middleton
aud Hollywood road.
J. L. "Woods, R. A. McAnulty
and A. A. Martin were appointed
to have bridge repaired on Hickory
Valley and Oak. Grove road.
W. C. Low, II. B. Wright and
W. F. Ferguson were appointed to
have bridge repaired near Woodlaud
Academy, on Saulsbury and Giaud
E. B. Stewart, W. R. Gibson aud
Pitser Blaylock were appointed to
have bridge repaired across Dry
Creek, on New Castle aud White
J. J. Ilazlegrove, D. W. Parran
and Ed. Carter were appointed to
have necessary repairs done on
bridges and levee on Bolivar and
Middletou road in Spring Creek
J. G. Moody and J. T. Barker
were appointed to have levee re
paired in Clove.: Creek bottom.
Joe McWilliame, John Irvin and
Joe Iladley were appointed to have
bridge built across a branch nve
miles west of Bolivar.
Levi Phillips, Jarrett Houston
and Jesse Raines were appointed to
have bridge repaired over Richland
Creek on Bolivar and Brownsville
J. W. Wardlow, J. D. Young
and B. C. Carr-were appointed to
have bridge removed and slough
Wm. Smith and J. G. Walton
were appointed to have bridge re
paired or rebuilt on Bolivar and
Jackson road near Shanday.
J. T. Stevens, Mack Cox aud A.
A. Stewart were appointed to build
bridge across a branch on Lisbon
aud Middletou road.
T D Prewitt $321.88
J M Teague 43.05
Dr T E Prewitt 7.50
E E Griffin 19.30
WK Foster 41.50
R N Henslev 8.00
F Harvill 3 07
W S Dovie 14 25
B Whitley 6 50
B Ferrell 198-50
Bishop & Thomas 3 00
A W Knott 15.00
Jim Chandler 24.00
N C Nuckolls 2.00
II McCommons 11.00
C A Duncan 5 00
Dr M M Smith 2 50
Western Hospital. ....... 390. 36
Dr E II Dorris : 71.50
M Kinney 10.00
Drs II W & R W Tate 2.50
James Y Reed .5.00
J D Sasser, Sr 4.30
T Smith 20.95
M Gurley '20.25
N B & M Y Dorris 20.80
McAnulty & Go 3.00
V Curhn 3.50
C M Hunt 10 00
uther Nelms 29.75
F Wilkinson & Sons 4 20
V Hudson 1.40
SV II Dorris 4.00
Dr Geo M Dorris 2.50
E B Stewart 5.00
Foster & Webb 18 55
J L Ray 1 00
Marshall & Brucj 112 85
McQuiddy Printing Co ... 2 00
J O Dickerson '. . 27.00
Geo W Tipler 5.00
W K Foster 60.00
Hugh Williams 15.50
Jones & Scoggins 85.00
Sweeton & Black 78
B F Clinton 2.50
Groves Estate 2.86
iu uuib ia ujia
lake 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.
JO Jf ? 8? ST i? J.' JO
of Bolivar and vicinity some 1
us your Mail Orders.'
. Saves Two From Death.
"Our little daughter had an
almost fatal attack of whooping
cough and bronchitis," writes Mrs.
W. K. Ilaviland. of Arrnnuk, N. Y.
"but when all other remedies failed,
we saved her life with Dr. King's
"New Discovery. Our niece, who
had Consumption in an advanced
stage, also used this medicine and
to-day she is perfectly well." Des
perate throat and lune; diseases
yield to Dr. King's New Discovery
as to no other medicine on earth
Infallible for Coughs and Colds,
20c and 81.00 bottles guaranteed by
tox os Jo. 1 rial bottles free.
Do You Want to Yawn.
Feel cold shivering, aching in the
bones, lack of energy, headache,
ana great depression r l ue symp
toms may be followed by violent
headache, high fever, extreme
nervousness, a condition known as
malaria. Ilerbiue cuies it. Take
it before the disease gets a fair hold,
though it will work a cure in any
stage. J. A. llopkuis, Manchester,
ivan., writes: "l nave used your
great medicine, liPibine, for several
years. There is nothing better for
malaria, chills and fever, Leadache
biliousness, and for a blood purify
ing tonic, there is nothing as good."
50c. at Cox & Co s.
Just received a nice line of
Nunnally's package Candies,
at Cox & Go's.
Do Good -It Pays.
A Chicago man has observed that,
"Good deeds are better than real
estate needs some ot the latter are
woitbles8. Act kindly and gently,
show sympathy and lend a helping
hand. Y"ou cannot possibly lose by
it." Most men appreciate a kind
word and encouragement more than
substantial help. There are persons
in this community who might truth
fully say: "My good friend, cheer
up. A few doses of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy will rid you of your
cold, and 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 Cox & Co.,
Bolivar; Bailey & Aldridge, Sauls
bury. He learned a Great Truth.
It is said of John Wesley that he
once said to Mistress Weslev:
"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 vou are told again and
again that Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy cures colds and grip; t'jat
it counteracts any tendency of these
diseases to result iu pneumonia, and
that it is pleasant aud safe to take.
For sale, by Cox Co., Bolivar;
Bailey & Aldridge, Saulsbury.
"It Uoes Right to the Spot."
When pain or irritation exists on
any part of the body, the applica
tion of Ballard's Snow Liniment
will give prompt reliel. It goes
light to the spot," said an old man
who wa9 rubbing it in, to cure his
rheumatism. C. 11. Smith, Propr.
Smith House, Tenaha, Texas, writes:
"I have used Ballard's Snow Lini
ment in my family for several ytars,
and have found it to be a fine rerae-1 inPuJe cf thirty days he had gained
dy, for all aches and pains, and I j forty pounds . in flesh, lie is now
recommend it tor pains in thejfy recovered. We have a good
throat and chest." 25c, 50c, aud lraje on the Tablets. II olley
$1.00 at Cox & Co'a J Bros., Merchants, "Long Branch,
Having this day suggested to the
Clerk of the County Court ot liar-
demau Couutv. Tennessee, the insol
vency of the estate of Lot Pirtle
W.1 . ail nnrsnns - havinsr nlainm
against said estate are notified to : the skin. The best way to secure a
file same duly authenticated with ' clear complexion, free, from saljow
the County Court Clerk on or before ' ness, pimples, blotches, etc., is to
the 12 day of March, 1904, and all keep the liver iu good order. An
persons owing said estate will 6ettle occasional dose of Ilerbiue w ill
with the undersigned. 'cleanse the bowels, regulate the
W. .11, Seddens, I liver, and so establish a clear, healthy
Administrator. eomplxion. 50c at Cox Co's.
10 YOU I
w ;i r im
juui jLou jojver ilium now lmiicn a say
ings Bank Account iVouId Help You?
We Are Here to Offer You Our Services.
your Saving Deposits and Extend you all
Favors Consistent with Sound Banking.
We Have Money to Loan.
CO03E:S! 3bJ2&tt IIES TETSS-?
ZigZA - 44Q
JAG0B KAHN, Pres.
J. M. AVENT, Vice-Pres.
JNO. V. WRIGHT, Cashier.
G. T. INGRAM, President.
State Depository jt
Will buy rent notes and other notes, stocks, bonds and other negotiable securities.
Money to loan on reasonable terms on approved personal security, collateral and
It is our aim to afford our depositors every convenience for the transaction of their
busine?s, and to look carefully after the interests of all our patrons.
A majority of our stock is owned and the Bank is controlled by home business men.
We have a fire-proof brick vault, in which we have a solid steel safe, with steel
burglar chest, with time lock attachment.
Member of the American Bankers' and of the Tennessee Bankers' Associations.
Insured against buiglary.
Special attention given to collections and remittances made promptly at lowest rates
YOUIi IS.VINIt IiUIINinSS SOLICITED.
DIRECTORS G. T. Ingram,
Mitchell, W. C. Dorion
I have recently bought
near the railroad, and am prepared to gin Cotton and
grind Corn on short notice. First class work and
satisfaction guaranteed. Public patronage respect
I will continue to pay
We have bought the interest of Mr. G. M. Savage in the
Livery business, and desire
will continue to keep first
rates. We hope to merit a
patronage accorded the old
Gained Forty Pounds in Thirty
For several months our younger
brother had been troubled with in
digestion, lie tried several reme
dies but not no benefit from them.
We purchased some of Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
qnd he commenced takinc them.
Mo. For sale by Cox & Co.,
v 3 r i 1 ix iley & Aldridge, Sauls
bury. Beautiful Complexions
Are spoiled b using any kind of
nreDaration that fills the pores of
H IXPECT TO
mi i irr
a Reasonable Bate of Interest on
County Savings Bank.
W. C. D0RI0N, Cashier.
Osxiito,l Stock rsxicl in,
W. Tate, W. T. Anderson, G.
and refitted the Estes Gin,
the highest market price for
4 JOHN REDD.
to inform the public that we
class turnouts at reasonable
continuation of the liberal
firm, for which we return
Broke Into His House.
S. Le Quinn, of Cavendish, Vt.,
was robbed of his customary health
by invasion of Chronic Constipation.
When Dr. King's New Life Pills
broke into his house, his trouble
was arrested and now he's entirely
cured. They're guaranteed to cure.
25c at Cox & Co's.
A Love Letter.
Would not interest if you're look
ing for a guaranteed Salve for Sores,
Burns or Piles Otto Dodd, of
Ponder, Mo. writes: "I suffered
with.au 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.
Who would keep their children in
erood health, should watch for the
first symptoms of worms, and
remove thejii with White's Cream
Vermifuge. It is the childrens'
best tonic. It gets digestion at work
so that their food does them good,
they grow up healthy and strong
25c at Cox & Co's.
Diiiectous J. A. Foster, J. M.
Avent, J. A. Barrett, R. M. Red-
fearn, G. A. Black, Jr., E. L.
I Boyle, A. S. Anderson, D. M. Me
( Anulty, J. S. Falls, Felix Pope. J.
J J. Neely, .Ino. V. Wright, Jacob
( Kahu, S. H. Jones, R. C. Wilkinson.
JNO. L. MITCHELL, Ass't Cashier.
Interest Allowed on Time Deposits, i
Jno. P. Dong-las, Jko. L.
White Oak Ties ha?e
advanced to 28 cents per
stick. We want Ties and
will advance as much in
Groceries and Dry Goods,
in both of which lines we
Scarry a complete stock, at
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.
i iin iti rnnyMMM
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-
8 W!1Y. O t r frit' nil rf rxrl-iirtlt
we pay the best market
prices and never get over
stocked. Your friends,
g P. F. Wilkinson & Sons. (
The Largest Stock in the Worlds
Xtarly JOO Varieties..
All the choice, luscious kinds for the
Garden and Fancy Market. Also ship
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kinds to Growers at Wholesale Rates.
We will save you half in planting an or
chard. Dewberries, Asparagus, Rhu
barb, Grape Vines,! etc., etc.
.Our 120 page Manual, free to buyers,
enables everybody to grow them with
success and profit.
All plants packed to carry across the
Continent fresh as when dug. Illustra
ted catalogue free. Specify if you want
catalogue of Shipping Varieties or Fancy
CONTINENTAL PLANT CO.,
KITTRELL, N. C.