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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 magnificent 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-1
ship. 1 he tall 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 cent, on 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
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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.
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 5c. per yard.
We 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.
Onw thousand pair Ladies' Shoes, worth from 1.50 to 2.00, we sell at 1.00 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 Coate, Slickers, Rubbers, etc., at greatly reduced prices.
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What success we have attained in business is largely due to your liberal pat
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able to pay one hundred thousand dollars. We want ten thousand hales 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 Boiivar Bulletin.
Progress Tklepuonb No. 1 "T.
We are authorized to announce
T. F. Bishop as a candidate for
Trustee of Hardeman County, sub
ject to the action of the Democratic
Senator Jackson was iu the
Roger Clark, of Saulsbury, was
in town Monday.
Mrs. John V. Wright is visit
ing in Jackson. ,
Mr. Will Nuckolls, of Tooue,
was iu town Tuesday.
Hudson is receiving his
W. T. Sheets, of Jackson,
visited relatives here Sunday.
Mrs. J. Kahn and daughter,
Miss Marie, are visiting in Louis
Mr. J. C. Hornsby, of the ISth
district, was here on business Wed
nesday. James L. White, of Fulton,
Ky., visited his b.-other, Will
Miss Sallie Hill is in St. Louis.
From there she goes to Pittsburg
for the winter.
Mrs. Jerome Hill, Miss Irene
Bond and little Irene McNeal
Bond are in Memphis.
Mr. W. T. Duncan, Sr., and
wife expect to move to Bolivar
within the next few weeks.
Miss Fanuie Duncan has re
turned from a vist to her aunt,
Mrs. Elihu Gossett, of Tyner, Ark.
Mr. George F. Casselberry, of
Whiteville, was in town Tuesday.
He has recently returned from a
trip out west.
Miss Mary Smith is in Louis
ville. Before returning home she
expects to visit Miss Jessie Maddi
son in Murfreesboro.
Miss Clara Whitesides, of
Chattanooga, who has been a guest
of Mrs. C. M. Wellous, left Mon
day morning for Memphis.
Lost Weduesday morning on
the Whiteville road, a Man's Mack
intosh. Suitable reward will be
N paid if left at Bolivar IfoTel.
Mrs. S. J. McDonald, who for
the past two weeks has been visit
ing lier son, Will White, returned
to her home in Fulton Sunday.
Dr. Dickson will visit Grand
Junction on Thursday and Friday,
Nov. 12th and 13th, and Middleton,
on Monday and Tuesday, ICth and
Lem Wilbanks was arrested in
the 9th district Sunday night.-by
Constable Frank Russell, charged
with selling whiskey. He is in
Rev. J. M. Clark, of Morris
town, who has been attending
Presbytery at Memphis, visited
relatives here this week on his re
Flinch, Wrist Bags, Al
bums, Gold Pins,etc, just re
ceived at Hudson's.
Mr. R. A. Stallings was pain
fully though not seriously hurt
Monday morning in a runaway by
beinjr thrown across the front
board of a wagon bed.
-Prof. W. T. Mackie and little
son visited our omce oaiuruay.
The Professor has recently been
elected principal of the Toone
school, which commenced Monday.
It is said that there will be
several changes in railroad agents
shortly. Rumor has it that Hardin
Wilson will fall the position here,
that Mr. Baird will go to Hickory
Valley and Mr. Campbell to Brad
ford. Bring your Cross Ties to
us we will pay you the
highest market price.
Sammons & Sox.
The horse-traders were here
Monday, and taken as a whole, the
lay out of stock was the sorriest we
ever saw overworked, underfed,
diseased fit only for the care of
the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals.
Emmett " Wilkef, of White
ville, was mingling with the horse
tradera Monday. There is no better
judge of horseflesh than he in fact
his knowledge of things generally
is vast, varied and valuable and to
his. inch s there is no cleverer man.
Photographer Albert Light-
fort has recently presented the
Bulletin oflice with pictuies'of
several of Bolivar s public build
ings.. His work is high class-and
compares most favorably with that
ofjthe masters of the profession.
Beautiful line of goods,
suitable for presents for
young and old at Hudson's
Elder W. C. Golden, secretary Iscription to the Bulletin. In the
of the State Missionary Board, will j war between the states, Mr. Justice
preach at Bolivar, Saturday night ! was on the Confederate side, follow-
and Sunday night ot the second . ed Forrift and belonged to Col
Sunday. Two sermons and dinner
on the ground at Walnut Grove
Sunday. Everybody invited, es
pecially the neighboring churches.
Two distinct shocksof an earth
quake were felt in Bolivar Wednes
day, the first occurred shortly after
noon, the second followed within an
hour. The vibration seemed to be
from east to west ann lasted several
seconds. Windows and doors rat
tled and buildings were shaken.
Will Barber, from Calhoun
County, Miss., charged with se
duction, was arrested Monday night
on requisition papers from the
Governor of Mississippi. The ar
rest was made by Deputy Sheriff
Dell Marsh and Constable Frank
Russell on John D. Wheeler's farm
in the 9lh district, ne was brought
to Bolivar and confined in jail and
Wednesday morning was turned
over to W. T. Scott, the Sheriff of
Calhoun County, who came after
We are prepared to serve
Hot Lunches, Coffee and Oys
ters in every style, and invite
the public to call on us.
Sammons & Son.
Dr. T. E. Moore went fishing
Friday and that means ."there was
something doing." Of course, he
brought back a tine string. No one
enjoys the spoit more than he, or
better understands how to graceful
ly aud successfully land a fish iu
fact he is an expert and if they will
only bite he'll do the balance.
He is 84 years old, delights to fol
low aud is still fond of the pleasures
of his youth. The evening of his
return from his outing, he attended
a social entertainment and was the
life of the parly. His vim and vi-
Within the past few days the
Bulletin has turned out a large
amount of job work. The follow
ing were some of our patrons: Dr.
Jno. V Nuckolls, W. T. Smith,
Toone; Payne Remedy Co., Chica
go; McAnulty & Co., Hickory Val
ley; Hunter & Son, J. II. Hunt,
(col.) Grand Junction; Corporation
of Bolivar, W. J. Wheeler, J. II.
Bradford, Sweeton & Black, W. P.
Nuckolls, P. F. Wilkinson & Sons,
Bolivar. We have just received a
large stock of stationery aud fill or
ders promptly. If you need any
thing in the job printing line, eend
to the Bulletin oflice. Our prices
will please-you, as well as our work.
Mr. J. C. Justice, of Cedar
Chapel, was a visitor to our office
Wednesday and renewed his sub
Jack Neely's regiment, the 14th
Fifth. Sunday Meeting.
Tennessee. In an engagement near
Columbia, in November, 1804, a
minnie ball from the enemy destroy
ed his right eye. The ball (which
he has in his possession and exhibit
ed to us) after remaining imbedded
in the socket of'his eye for five
months, was finally removed by the
late Dr. Btrford. lie has been a
continual sufferer from the wound
for nearly forty years. Mr. Justice
is one of Hardeman County's best
citizens and most honorable men,
and while he is on the "shady side
of life," he is still active and en
ergetic. We always cany a com
plete and well selected stock
of Staple and Fancy Groce
ries, and sell at the very
lowest living prices.
Sammons & Son.
Col. Josiah Patterson, S. M.
Neely, W. B. Henderson, W. D.
Mallory and Mr! and Mrs. D. A.
Frayser left last night for Carthage,
Mo., to be present at the marriage
of Miss Sibyl Hodges of that place
and Congressman Malcolm K. Pat
terson of this city. The ceremony
will be one of wide-felt, even nation
al, interest, as Mr. Patterson is
prominently identified with affairs
of state at Washington. Ihere
will be no - attendants, the service
being quietly said at the residence
of the bride's father, C. H. Hodges
November 4th. at 6 p.m. After
the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Patter
son will go to Washington, ar
riving there on the Vtb, and will be
guests at tbe Rigga House. Con
gresswill meet on the ninth, and
Mr. Patterson will take his seat in
the house. The bride-to be is a
woman of great beauty and intellect,
who is filly endowed for the social
position she will take in Washing-j
ton circles. Commercial Appeal
Following i the programme of
the Fifth Sunday Meeting to be
held at Rocky Springs Church, five
miles north east of Saulsbury, be
ginning Friday night before the
fifth Sunday in November, 1903:
Introductory sermon Friday
night Eider A. Lambert; E. J. D.
lt Subject. Is Baptism Essential
to Regeneration? Elder O. P. Ma
lone, J. D. Campbell, R. N. Craw
ford. 2nd Subject. Will or cau a Re
generated Person Fall Away and be
Lost? Elders U. A. West, A.
Bailey, Brother Douglas Jacobs.
3rd Subject. Is Missions Scriptu
ral, and if so is it the Duty of
Christians to give to Missions?
Elder B. S. Wolverton, Brothers
R. W. Smith, R. S. Clark.
4th Subject. What Relation does
the Sunday- School Sustain to the
Church? Elders R. N. Crawford,
T. II. Foote, Brother R. S. Clark.
5th Subject. What is the Pastor's
Duty to the Church? Elders A.
Lambert, J. D. Harris, G. A. Bur
cham. 6th Subject. What is the Chur
che's and Deacou's Duty to the
Pastor? Elder C. P. Malone,
Brothers R. W. Smith, David
Elder TJ. A. West,
J. D. Campbell,
B. S. WOLVKKTON,
160 acres, known as Wash
Cheshier place; good houses
140 acres, known as Kay
place, adjoining above; well
' 396 acres, known as Enoch
Sain place, upon which is
fine white oak and post oak
imber, and red oak; also a
good t .vo story house. .
The above lands are locat
ed in the 7th Civil District.
Will sell for cash or one half
cash, balance in one and two
years. R. E. Durrett,
Adm'r Est. D. E. Durrett.
W e have recently opened in con
nection with our Soda Fouutain an
Uvster irarlor, auu will 6erve
Oysters in any style day or night,
also Coffee aud Chocolite. Only
white trade solicited. Respectfully.
For sick headache try Chamber
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taken in time.
For sale by Cox &
Bolivar orders all alleys
cleaned, weeds cut and all
dirt kept out of the city to
avoid disease. But, did you
ever stop to think that dirty
clothes are just as liable to
cause disease as dirty streets
and alleys? Don't wait for
the Slayor's proclamation,
but bring your suit around
and we'll take the dirt out of
if irrl nross if. nr In lnnk 3S
j u0l,f of mine been cured of Rheumatism
gOOd as the day YOU bought Neura,giat Liver and Kidney Iron
It. I alSO XtO dyeing. Don t hlp and General Debilitv " Thi
Not A Sick Day Since.
lI was taken severely sick with
kidney trouble. I tried all sorts o
medicines, none of which relieved
me. One day I saw an ad. of your
Electric Bitters and determined to
trv that. After taking a few doses
1 felt relieved, and soou thereafter
was entirely cured, and have no
seen a 6ick day Bince
forget the place.
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j is what B. F. Bass, of Fremont, N.
Will White. ' c , writes. Only 50c at Cox fc Co's.
Valuable Land for Sale.
JUST WHAT YOU NEED.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
When you feel dull after eating.
When you have no appetite.
When you have a bad taste in the
When your liver is torpid.
When your bowels are coustipated.
When you have a headache.
When you feel bilious.
They will improve vour appetite,
cleanse and invigorate your stomach,
and regulate your liver and bowels.
Price 25 cents per box. For sale by
Cox fc Co.
Valuable Land for Sale in
the 17th Civil District..
130 acres, adjoining the
lands of Calvin West; well
timbered, fine farming land,
all fresh, never been worked.
Also about One Hundred
acres of timbered lands near
the above tract one of the
best timbered tracts in the
For further information
call on R. E. Durrett.
Jno. II. Bills.
The undersigned having this day
qualified as administrator of the
estate of T. 1 Jfulham, deceased,
all persons owing said estate will
settle with me and all persons hold
ing tilaims against said estate will
present them to the undersigned for
payment, duly proven and within
the time required by law, or they
will be forever barred in law and
equity. This Nov. 3, 1903.
W. II. Rose, Administrator.
Having this day suggested the
insolvency of the estate of Martha
J. Hull, deceased, to the Couuty
Court of Hardeman County, leun.,
all persons having claims against
said estate are notified to appear
and file the same with the County
Court Clerk, duly authenticated,
in the manner prescribed by law,
on or before the 4th day of May,
1904. This Nov. 3, 1903.'
W. J.Lamb, Executor.
Uest Liniment on Earth.
I. M. McIIany, Greenville, Tex.,
writes, Nov. 2d, 1900: "1 had
rheumatism last winter, was down
in bed six weeks; tried everything,
but got no relief, till a friend gave
me a part of a bottle of liallard a
Snow Liniment. I used it, and
got two more bottles. It cured me
and I haven't felt any rheumatism
since. I can recommend Snow
Liniment to be the best liniment on
earth for rheumatism." For
rheumatic, sciatic or neuralgia pains
rub iu Ballard's Snow Liniment,
you will not suffer long, but will be
gratified with a speedy and effective
euro. 25c, auc ana f l.uu at jox cs
A Dangerous Month.
This is the month of coughs,
colds and acute catarrh. Do you
catch cold easilj ? Find yourself
hoarse, with a tickling in the throat
aud au annoying cough at night?
Then, you should always have
handy, a bottle of Ballard's llore
houndJSyrup. J. A.Anderson, 354
West 5th St. Salt Lake City, write?:
"We . use Ballard's Horehound
Syrup for coughs and colds. It
gives immediate relief. We know
it's lh best remedy for these
troubles. I write this to induce
other people to try this pleasant
and efficient remedy.' 25c, 50c,
and 11.00 at Cox CVs.
Carelessness is responsible for
many a railway wreck and the same
causes are making human wrecks of
sufferers from Throat and Lung
troubles. But since the advent of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption, Coughs and Colds, even
the worst cases can be cured, and
hopeless resignation is no longer
nectssary. Mrs. Lois Cragg, of
Dorchester, Mass., is one of many
whose life was saved by Dr. King's
New Discovery. This great reme
dy is guaranteed for all Throat aud
Luug diseases by Cox & Co., Drug
gists. Price 50c, and 1.00 Trial