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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
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 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
County, will be glad to see and serve you.vxtxvjj
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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.
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Ten ihousainl yards best quality Calico at 4 cents per yard.
Enough Brown Domestic to fence in Hardeman ai.d part of Chester Count', at 5c. per ard. .
We hav iust received and opened a solid car load of Shoes, the largest shipment ever made to
a retail house over the Illinois Central Kailtoad between St. Louis and Bolivar, the superi-
or quality and low price of which muddle the brains of out-classed competitors.
jfk Oiih thousand pair Ladies' Shoes, worth from 1.50 to 2.00, we sell at 1.00 a pair-
One hundred dozen suits Men's Undeiwear (order placed with the mills last February) worth
$2.00 per suit, offered at 1.00.
One hundred Hoys' 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.
Lare stock of Overcoats Duck CoatK, Slickcr3, Rubbers, etc., at greatly reduced prices.
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.
TO THE FARMERS
What success we have attained in business is largely due to your liberal pat-
-rjvjl ronage and loyal support. To say that we appreciate it is true, and in order to
TlrtL prove our appreciation, we will pay you the top of the market price for all of
ft&vnr Cotton and Cotton Seed. Last year we paid out sixty thousand dollars to
farmers of Hardeman County for Cotton alone, and this year we hope to be
mmmE-? ahlo to mv one hundred thousand dollars. We want ten thousand bales Cotton
fe5g!a 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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vvWhen you Visit Bolivar, don't fail to call at
J. A. BARRETT'S, The Home of Bargains,
The Bolivar Bulletin.
Tom Amnions left Tuesday
morning for Dennison, TexatJ, to
accept a position in the railroad
Mr. Allison Cox and wife, of
jSaiilnbury, mpent several d3yts the
We are authorized to announce
T. F. Bishop as a candidate for
Trustee of Hardeman County, sub
ject to the action of the Democratic
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Fine weather for hog killing.
Miss Kate Joyner is visiting in
& Co's. ad-
iirnt of the week with their son.
Walter V. Cox. '
Cigars and Smoking and
Chewing Tobacco, the het
grades, at V. J. Wheeler's.
Ilev. J. G. Williams the Pas
tor of the Methodist Church in
Bolivar for the ensuing year, will
preach here next Sunday.
E. Williams has the
ma iy friends in the
little daughter, (ier
death of his
Dr Southall Dickson bad a close
call Tuesday evening at Middleton.
While cropsii.g the ra'.lroad track,
he made a misstep and "fell all
over the face of the earth," his deu
tal tools going one way, and he the
other, narrowly escaping being run
over by the west bound passenger
On Wednesday, Nov. 25th, at
St. Katharine's School, . there will
be an entertainment given by the
young talent of the town. "Six
Cups of Chocolate" is the title to
the play, and besides many charm
ing specialties will be rendered by
the tiny tot. Performance
at 8 p in. Admittance ten cents
Anthony Uamsey, colored, has
Celery for sale.
Hudson is receiving his
Will Polk spent several days
in Memphis thi9 week.
Mr. J. F. Casselberry, of Jack
eon, was in the city Sunday.
Mrs. M. T. Polk and family
moved to Memphis Wednesday.
Jake Kahn spent several days
in Memphis this week on business.
Mrs. Southall Dicksen is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. McGuire, in
Seedless Raisins, Currants
and Mince Meat at W. J.
Dr. P. II. McKinnie and wife,
of Hickory Valley, were in the
gfLeave your orders for nice,
home grown, crisp Celery with C.
Doke Calahan, an aged and re
spected citizen of the 9th district,
died this week.
Dr. and Mrs. Hudson returned
Sunday from Fultou, where they
Flinch, Wrist Bags Al
bums, Gold Pins, etc., ust re
ceived at Hudson's.
Miss Bessie Tate has returned
from Oayka, La , where shi has
been teaching music.
While hunting in Hatchie bot
torn a few days ago, Mr. J. II.
Johnson killed a black eale, weigh
ing ten pounds, measuring seven
feet from tip to tip.
Beautiful line of goods,
suitable for presents for
young and old at Hudson s.
Bolivar is one of the best cot
ton markets in the country. The
staple has beeu selling for fancy
figures here. The highest cash
price paid so far was 11.85.
Mr. J. P. Graig : in charge of
the Dunlap Springs. The Compa
ny made a wise selection in Mr.
Graig, who will look carefully after
their interests in the protection of
this valuable properly.
. Miss Mary Smith has returned
from a tJro week's visit to Louis
ville, Nashville and Murfreesb jro.
ZTXV ANTED Man to work
-around the house and garden and to
attend to horse. W. C. Doriox.
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Glassware, call on Cox &
Uo. They can save you
Mr. J.R. Doyle, of Lisbon,
one the Bulletin's old and valued
friends, was in to see us Saturday
and renewed his subscription. For
thirty years, he has been an un
broken and promptly paying eub
Mr. G. M. Patrick, an am
bitious and industrious young man,
left Tuesday for Poteau, Indian
I Territory, to accept a position as
I clerk for the firm of J.V. Wood &
Co., of which his brother, Robert
Patrick, is a member.
Thanksgiving Turkeys at
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons' at
ten cents per pound.
The Bulletin printed
week a new directory tor the
gress Telephoue Company.
We have our immense line
of Holiday Go-ids open on
display up stairs, and will be
glad to have you come and
inspect same. Cox & Co.
Col. G. T. Ingram besides being
an up to elate meicnant, is some
what of a farmer. On two-thirds of
an acre, ne raised iiy ousneis oi
onions, and after the onions came
off he planted Irish potatoes, raising
55 bushels. Both crops were
raised this yearou the same ground,
and tne total receipts trom same
amounted to $140 41.
Evangelist W K. -Neill, of
Texarkana, Texas, assisted by the
pastor. lev. M. n.. uonu. is con
ducting a meeting at the Baptist
Church. Services are held at 10
o'clock a m.. and 7 o'clock p m.
Considerable interest is being man
ifested and the attendance i9 large,
especially at night, when the busi
ness .houses are closed. The meet
ing will continue throughout the
week at least aud possibly longer.
-From an article published in
the Chattanooga News of recent
date, we learn that eighty Tennes-
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seans are noimng government
positions in the Philippine Islands.
Gen. Luke Wright, a member of
the Commission, slated for Govern-
or upon tne retirement oi uov.
raft, heads the list. His salary is
115,500 per annum. Hardeman
County has two representatives in
the government service John T.
Patrick, liquidator of the Liquida
tion Division of Customs and Im
migration, appointed Oct. 21, 1901,
at a salary of $1,000 per annum; aud
C D. Wools, supirvisor of the
Province of Bataan, appointed
April 7th, 1901, at a salary of $1,
500 per annum.
Apples, Oranges, Bananas,
Grapes and Fruits of all
kinds at V. J. Wheeler's.
While Uev. J. M. Scott was in
attendance upon Conference at Ful
ton last week, a friend intimated
that a collection would be taken up
for his benefit, to which he positive
ly objected; but during his absence
the collection was made and about
R150 00 contributed. This noble
old man has irivn his life and his
means to the service of his Master,
aud the contribution, which was
well merited and deserved, attests
in sdme degree the esteem and af
fection in which be is held by his
brother members in Conference.
Mr. Scott was not assigued'to any
special charge by Conference, and
we do not know his plans, but we
all hope that he will continue to re
side in our rnidst and enjoy a well
Cox & Co. have a fine line
of Perfumes, all the hest and
latest odors, and everything
in the toilet line. Call on
us before buying.
The Commercial Anneal of
; Tuesday states that the Mobile,
built to Jackson the distance would
be more than twice as great and
the construction features consider
ably more difficult on account of
the numerous hills intervening.
Well selected line of Staple
and Fancy Groceries always.
kept in stock and the public
patronage respectfully solic
ited. Goods delivered in the
city free of charge. Cum
berland Telephone xso. l-o,
Progress Telephone No. 45.
W. J. Wheeler.
Miss Beruly Smith is quite 6ick
ltev. Mr. Featherston, the new
Methodist preacher, will preach his
first sermon the first Sunday.
Rev. J. L. Hunter did uot take
work this year. Business matters
at home demanded his attention.
He says it was a hard pull to tear
away from his people
My, - my! Just listen
Miss Maggie Black invites
the public to call and see her.
larsre line of Millinery. Her
goods are offered at extreme-j
V I"".-.. Ta(..k-o aiiti Kansas Citv Itailioid
Mr. Lafayette Murley, of the purpose letting contracts within the
18lh district, had the misfortune to ; utxt ten days for the erection of
lose his barn by fire last Friday ( depots and section houses to the
evening, also its contents 1T5 bar-amount of 135 000, between Beau
rels of corn. 5000 bundles of fodder, ; mont aud Ponotoc, Miss. It further
40 loads of pea hay, 1800 pounds of says: Chief Engineer Hayden
whistles Hall's, Follis
and Kosers.' Our town
machinery on every corner.
Our Bank opened Thursday with
fiatteriim prospects. A long felt
want in our midst.
We are truly glad to have Broth
er Hunter with us this year in our
church and Sunday school work.
Others' loss is our gain.
There are three maidens jMly
and fair, living in our town. Guess
who they are.
Prof. McLeran reports his school
flourishing 'and well attended.
If the weather continues this way
"until the moon changes," pigs
will squeal and corn cribs will last
longer. U No.
ing Mrs. R. E. Iloe.
Miss Florence Armour has just
returned fr.im a pleasant trip to
home folks near New Castle.
Mr. J M. Avent is in from the
north where he had a delightful
sporting time. lie is now on the
sick libt we are sorry to report.
Our young people had a delight
ful song service Sunday evening.
Mrs 11. A. McAnulty was organist.
Our Sunday School is moving
along nicely. Mr. D. M. McAnulty
is superintendent and deserves
much credit for the interest he
manifests in the work.
Our town is called a flower
town, ' aud we rather tnink it ue-
serves the name, for it is bountiful
ly blest with great quantities of
some beautiful varieties.
Hickory Valley will soon enjoy
the presence of the famous million-
aires. l uey are expecicu to arrive
about December 1st.
Mrs. 11. E. Rose is delighted
over the increased sales of her chry
Hest Liniment on Earth.
I. M. Mcllany, Greenville, Tex.,
writes, Nov. 2d, 1900: "I 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 Ballard's
Snow Liniment. I used it, aud
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 in Ballard's Snow Liniment,
you will not suffer long, but will be
gratified with a speedy and effective
cure. '25c, 50c ana 1.00 at uox cc
W e have recently opened in con
nection with our Soda Fountain an
Ovster 1'arlor. and will serve
Oysters in any style day or night,
also Coffee aud Chocolite. Only
white trade solicited. Respectfully.
seed cotton, seed from six bales
cotton, 40 bushels of Irish potatoes,
entire lot of plow tools. The
building was valued at 500 00.
Total estimated loss, $1,200-00,
without insurance. The origin of
the fire is unknown.
slated in reply to a quesnon that
the road would be built from Mid
dleton, on the Southern, to Bolivar,
Hardeman County. It was the
original intention of its projectors
to extend the line from Middletcm
to Jackson, but a subsequent survey
We have JUSt received a thousands of dollars and a great
this nice assortment of Lamps, ' amount of difficult labor to make
Pro- nnnsistinn' nf nipf "Prlnr Bolivar the northern terminus in-
Tfae:T,nmns Hull .amtw. T.i hrn ' stead. He 8aid also that the dis-
Company has eighty-one subscrioers ; T , . - 1 . . J tance from Middleton to Bolivar
at Bolivar and sixty nine at White-1 amPs' ana in tac anything wa8 Bixteen miles and that the road
you need in the Lcimp line. would be a surface line the entire
Mr. J. Will Gates, of Henderson,
was here recently on business.
Mesdames Lottie Rose, Gussie
Scott and Mollie McAnulty, have
returned from Booneville, Miss.,
where they went to learn more of
the culture of the chrysanthemum
and the shipping facilities of same.
Mr. R. E. Rose visited Bolivar
recently. . .
Mr. J. W. Lake is attendiug court
Mr. James Lee Campbell (our
depot agent) and family left last
week for Bradford. Mr. Lee Baird,
of Bolivar, has his place
Misses Cora and Anna Gibson
were pleasant guests of the family
of Dr. and Mrs. McKinnie last!
Carelessness is responsible for
many a railway wreck and the same
causes are making human wrecks of
sulierers trom lnroat ana iiung
troubles. But since the advent of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Con
sumption, Uougus and lolus, even
the worst cases can be cured, aud
hopeless resignation is no long
necissary. 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 and
Lung diseases by Cox & Co., Drug
gists. Price 50c, and $1.00 Trial
White's Cream Vermifuge not
only kills worms, but removes the
mucus aud slime, in which they
build their nests; it brings, and
quickly, a healthy condition of the
body, where worms cannot exist.
25c at Cox & Co's.
Beautiful Clear Skies.
Herbiue exerts a direct influence
on the bowels, liver and kidneys,
purifying and strengthening these
organs, and maintaining them in a
normal coudiiiou of health; thus re
moving a common cause of yellow,
moihy. greasy skin and more or
less of pimples, blotches and black
beads. 50o at Cox & Co's.
JUST WHAT YOU NEED.
ville. It. gives splendid service and
its patronage is steadily increasing.
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 constipated.
When you have a headache.
When you feel bilious.
They will improve your appetite,
Cox & Co. distance, whereas if the road werei
Mrs. Lottie Rose is visiting her cleanse and invigorate your stomach,
daughter, Mjs. Ernest Blaylock, and regulate your liver and bowels,
in Bolivar. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by
Mrs. S. R McAlexinder is visit- Cox & Co,
Isalella Bentley vs. Charley Bent
ley. No. 1111 R. D. In the
Chancery Court at Bolivar, Har
deman County, Teun.
In this cause it appearing from
the bill, which is sw rn to, that the '
defendant Charley Bentley is a non
resident of the State of Teunessee
and is a resident of Tunica County,
Slate of Mississippi, so that the
ordinary process of law can not be
served upon him.
It is therefore ordered that publi
cation bj made for four consecutive
weeks, in the Bolivar B ullbxix, ,a
newspaper published iu the town of
Bolivar, Tcnn., commanding the
said Charley Bentley to enter his
appearance before the undersigued
at his office in Bolivar, Tenn., on
or before the first Monday in Jan-
uary iyu4 ana pieaa, answer or
demur to the allegations contained
in said bill, otherwise the same will
be taken for confessed as to him,
and this cause set for hearing ex
parte. Tnis Nov. 16. 1903.
J. A. Wilson. Jr , C . & M.
A. J. Coates, Atty. for Compl'l.
To Cure a Cold in one Day
Take Laxative Brorao Qui line Tab
lets. All druggists refund the mon
ey if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove'
signature is on each box. 25c.