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ale of the
Follow the track of the fleet-footed thor
oughbred and heed the clarion notes of his
graceful rider "Go to Barrett's Always for
Bargains' In order to make room for our
new Fall Stock which will begin to arrive July
1 5th, we have determined to offer all goods at
prices that will practically put competition out
of business. For months we have been buy
ing and planning for this great event, carefully
collecting brilliant bargains, and the most su
perb, the grandest values ever offered the pub
lic are now within easy reach. We are in the
lead to remain, others are out of the race.
Money, nerve and a determination to do bus
iness are three important factors that entered
into this great stroke of ours, and that we will
be rewarded for our labor and outlay, and at
the same time benefit the people of Hardeman
5,000 yards best quality Calico, can't be bought for lees than G or 1
cents elsewhere, latest designs and beet brands, any piece in the house at
5 cents per yard.
10,000 yards best quality Brown Domestic, former price and 1
cents, offered at 5 cents. To day
factory than we ask.
12,000 yards Lawn and Organdies,
from 15 to 50 cents, will close out at
5,000 yards good Cotton Checks,
4,000 yards Bleached Domestic,
at 7h cents.
2,000 yards nice Percales, worth
100 pair Lace Curtains, reduced from $1.50 and $2.00 to 99 cents, a
100 White Bed Spreads, worth $1.50, for only 98 cents.
25 nice White Bed Spreads, forrnely sold for $1.75, now $1.00.
25 nicer White Bed Spreads, origiual price $2.00 and $2.50 will go at
HOur Grocery Department is ahvays lull and
ses, etc., and sell at rock-bottom prices. Call and
Nothing laid away or set aside, and no goods exchanged in this sale
The Bolivar Bulletin.
Progress Telephone No. 17.
Jim Harris spent Sunday in
Mrs. Jake Flexner is visiting
Miss Oleue Smith is visiting in
Mrs. Ben Wilson has returned
The rain fall this month has
been 3.67 inches.
Miss Frances Bills has return
ed from California.
Master Claude Smith is visiting
relatives in Jackson.
Mrs. Ike Kahn and children re
turn to Memphis to-day
Mr. Ben Wilson, of Baltimore,
is visiting relatives here.
Miss Pattie Needham returned
to her home in Whiteville Sunday.
Mr. A. M. Morrison, of Enuis,
Texas, is visiting Bolivar relatives.
Mrs. Bob Battle and little
daughter have returned to Corinth.
Mrs. P. 11. McKinnie, of Hick
ory Valley, was in the city Wedues
Mrs. W. J. Milstead and child
ren are visiting relatives in the 13th
Mrs. E. S. Crawford has re
turned from a visit to relatives in
Mrs. E. C. Boyd, of Coving-:
ton, is visiting her mother, Mrs. J
Tempie Tate. 'r
Mrs. T. E. P. Woods and little j
daughter, have returned from Honey
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Webb
leave to-day to spend a week at the
St. Louis fair.
C R. Reynolds, of Memphis,
ii spending several days with rela
tives in Bolivar.
"WANTED Nice Country
Hams, for which we will
pay highest market prices.
P. F. Wilkinson fc Sons.
Miss Maie Smith has returned
from a visit of several days to
friends in Jackson.
Rev. J. G. Williams and wife
have returned from a visit of several
weeks to Millington.
these goods are worth more at the
hich were considered bargains at
the remarkably low price of lOcents.
reduced from 10 to 0 cents.
former price 10 to 2i cents, we offer
from 12i to 15 cents, we will close at
Mrs. S. II. Jones and two lit
tle sons spent the week with rela
tives near Middleton.
Mrs. T. W. Sparks and child
ren, of Pine Bluff, Ark., are visit
ing the family of J. A. Carter.
Mr. G. M. Wilkinson, wife
and little daugter, Louise,1 visited
relatives at Crainesvilie last week.
SPiue Ties will not be receiv
ed after the next inspection.
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons.
Mr. W. Forrest. Jordan, wife
and child, of Bethel Springs, are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dor
ris. Do you read Wheeler's
W. T. Anderson has returned
from a visit of several weeks to his
sister, Mrs. J. M. Clark, of Morris
town. Miss Pauline Smith, who has
been visiting Miss Albertine Smith,
has returned to her home in White
ville. Mrs. Dave McKinnie died Sat
urday in the 13lh district. She
leaves a husband and five small
Fcr information of the public,
we are requested to state that the
stores of Bolivar will close next
Monday July 4th.
W. W. Clark, wife and family,
of the Saulsbury neighborhood,
visited Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Light
fort, Jr., last week.
Have you tried Rex Table
Syrup. For sale by
W. J. Viielek & Son.
Mrs. S. J. McDougal, who has
been visiting her son, Mr. Will
W7hite, has returned to Fulton,
accompanied by Mrs. White.
We are glad to learn that Mr.
Willis Siler, a promiuent citizen of
the ISth district, is improving after
a continued and dangerous illness.
A nice lot of Hammocks
Miss Marie Lou Woodson, of
Hickory Valley, who has beun the
guest of Miss Wilma Vincent for
several days, returned home Mon
day. Dr. S. Dickson will visit Mid
dleton on Thursday and Friday,
July 7th, and 8th, and respectfully
invites all who need dental work to
John Horton and Ernest Mil
ler, two colored boys, were arrest
ed Saturday and bound over to Cir
cuit Court for stealing hats from
J. A. Barrett.
.. .-.Tn. fe: .-. - : jr.t. -.v.- Aril 5- .
Will close out
the pi ice, now 20
I 200 Ladies' Muslin Underware Skirts, beautifully
wnat tney wm unng.
100 Ladies' lace
I 100 Ladies' and
ana si. 00, now 23
offer for 10 cents.
1,000 Men's tine
$1.00 per pair.
The Home Mission Society,
wiil meet at Mrs. W. A. Taylor's
next Tuesday afternoon, July 5th,
at 3 o'clock. A full attendance is
The highest general average in
the recent examination of teachers
was made by Mr. Frank Futrell, of
Hickory Valley, the youngest male
member of the institute.
From a notice which appears
elsewhere it will be seen that Quar
terly Court will not convene until
next Tuesday, on account of Mon
day being a national holiday.
P. F. Wilkinson & Sons are
offering some of the greatest bar
gains of the season. They are live
up to date merchants and it will be
to your interest to call on them.
Luther llammons nas returned
from Nashville, where he has been
studying law at Vanderbilt. Out
of a class of thirty odd, he was one
of twelve who passed the junior
Mr. S. L. Kasson, who is con
nected with the Asphalt Paving
Company, of New York City and
Cuba, is visiting his friend Mr.
James Wood. They leave in a few
days for Panama.
The citizens of district No. 2
will give a picnic and barbecue at
the Moorman place, three miles
west of Hickory Valley, on Thurs
day, July 7th. The public is cor
dially invited to attend and bring
The following from Jackson
spent last Friday at theWestern
Hospital: Misses Ella Groves, Sal
lie Medlin, La Verne Blank, Pearle
Williams. Messrs. Hare Miner,
James Evans, Fred Hammond, Geo.
Mrs. T. J. Ayres died at the
residence of her husband, in the
18th district, Saturday, aged 54
years. Her remains were buried at
Wesley Sunday in the presencerof a
large number of friends, Rev. W.
Q. Young officiating.
Barrett's great slaughter sale is
on in full blast and is attracting
hundreds of customers. He is sell
ing many articles at much less than
actual cost, and almost daily he
offers some new bargain. This is
undoubtedly the greatest money
saving sale he has ever instituted.
The school directors of Dis
trict No. 7 have elected Prof. T.
A. Kelly to teach at Yarbrough's
School House during the summer
and Miss Annie Wellons to again
teach at Beaver's. Both are teach
ers of considerable experience and
the directors were fortunate in se
curing their services.
our lare stock of Table Linen. 50 and
ana embrodery, worm irom 2 00 to 2.50 we offer at
1 100 Ladies' Woolen Dress Patterns, slightly soiled,
ttimmed Muslin Gowns, reduced from 75 cents and
t$1.00 to 49 cents.
Large stock Ladies' Silk and Corduroy Skirts at vour
Misses' Corsets slightly soiled, oiiiziual trice 75 cent-
Ladies' Handkerchiefs in endless variety at only 3 cents each.
10,000 yards beautiful Einbrcidery, worth from 25 to 50 cents, we now
Negligee Shirts, in sty'.ish colors,
to cents to 1.00, our price o0 cents.
500 pair Men's and Ladies' Shoes and Slinners. sold for
r m 1 I
and considered bargains, have been reduced in price to
Before the close of the Iusti
tute last Thursday, the teachers of
the county presented Superinten
dent D. E Bishop and his biide
with a testimonial of their regard
in shape of a handsome china dinner
set. Prof. Terry Abernathy "de
livered the goods" in an eloquent
speech and Mr. Bishop accepted in
a few appropriate remarks.
Miss Mary Belle Prewitt is en
tertaiuing with a house parly this
week at her hospitable home near
Middleburg. The following are
present: Misses Pearl Savage, Vir
gie Kitinie, Messrs. Frank Prewitt,
A. J. Blair, Bolivar; Misses Mattie
Lou Harris, Betlie Maie Blaylock,
Messrs. Guy Prewitt, Jesse Cassel
beny, Whiteville; Mabel McGuire,
Try bur Rex Brand Mo
lasses. W. J. WlIKELEI! 5f Sox.
Mrs. Jake Kahn assisted by
her daughter, Miss Marie, and her
niece, Miss Eltie Belle Kahn, of
Memphis, most delightfully enter
tained the Wednesday Evening
Card Club in honor of her sifter,
Mrs. Ike Kahn, of Memphis.
Twelve games were played and in
a cut between Mrs. Mask, Mrs.
Evelyn Tate, Misses Joyner, Lil
lias Bills and Susie Black, Miss
Joyner won one prize and Mrs.
Tate the other. Refreshments con
sisting of cream and cake were
served after the games.
Bolivar Camp No. 3G, Wood
men of the World, met iu regular
session Tuesday night with good at
tendance. The applications of J.
W.Pirtle and R. B. Donaldson were
read and referred to a committee
of Sovereigns G. M. Savage, A. J.
Coates and J. A. Foster, and after
examination they were elected to
membership. The protection de
gree was conferred upon Charles
Crawford. The next meeting will
be held Tuesday July 12th, when
the new semi annual pass word will
be given out.
Friday afternoou an eleetric
storm, followed by considerable
wind, passed over a portion of Har
deman County. In the neighbor
hood of Parran'eChapel, timber was
blown down, fencing destroyed, and
near Middleburg several houses
were unroofed. In some places hail
fell, but no considerable damage
was done to the crops. A bolt of
lightning struck a tree in the court
yard, shocking quite a number of
citizens around the square. On
Saturday evening one of the
heaviest rains of the season fell,
washing lands and damaging crops
in several localities, especially in
the 13lh district.
60 cents onni-
trimmed with lace
will be sold for
readily worth from
$2.00 ami ft1? sn
the small sum of
have just received
J. A. BARRETT, For
To the deliaht and Dleasun of
her numerous friends, Miss Blanche
Wood has returned from Milton,
Fla. We reproduce the following
from the Milton Index, June 24th:
"Miss Blanche Wood, first assist
ant in the High School Department
of the Santa Rosa Academy, left
Mouday night for her home in Boli
var, Tenn. During the eight
months Miss Wood was in our
midst, she made by her social and
genial disposition friends of all
with whom she associated, winning
their admiration and esteem. Miss
Wood will be greatly missed in
both educational and social circles,
in each of which she was one of the
For hih-class, low-priced
Photos go to Woods' Picture
The Webb-Hancock McNeill
Dry Goods Company was organized
i i Memphis last week with George
T. Webb, president and general
manager; Jack McNeill, vice presi
dent; W. F. Hancock, Jr., secreta
ry and treasurer. The directors
and stock holders represent substan
tial business men of Tennessee, Mis
sissippi, Arkansas and Indian Ter
ritory. The capital stock is $500,
000 and the purpose ot the company
is to prepare for beginning active
business for the spring trade. They
will cither rent a large building, if
one is available, or erect a commo
dious house. George Webb, the
president of the new company, is
from our county, and he is a suc
cessful bu-iness man. We wish
the new company success.
From the Mut-ical Courier, of
New York, we reproduce the follow
ing: "Two of McCall Lanham's
pupils at the American Institute of
Applied Mime have been attracting
a great deal of attention this season
by their beautiful voices. One is
Miss Mary Iugram, a charming
Southern girl hailing from Bolivar,
Tenn., whj possesses a high colora
tura voice of the most beautiful
quality, which thanks to Mr. Lan
ham's admirable work with her this
past year, she is able to use after
the manner of a more ripened artist.
This voice will surely win a name
for itself in the future, and as Miss
Ingram hopes to continue her work
for several years longer, we shall
hear more of her again. Her rendi
tion of "Parla," by Arditi, and
Chaminade's "L Ete" at a recent
piano recital at, which 6he assisted
aroused much enthusiasm."
One black Cow with white
stomach; has round hole in each ear.
Notify me or Mr. Durrett.
Joe Coleman, Bolivar.Tenn.
and adjoining counties we feel sure. Always
alert, ever watchful of my own and the peo
ples' interests, we have heretofore offered in
ducements that have never been equaled, but
this grand sale is a master-stroke. It will
commence on Saturday morning, June 25th,
at 8 o'clock, and will continue 60 days only.
Bear in mind the fact that this is a spot cash
sale and not one cent's worth will be charged
at these prices. From Mississippi to the
Madison line, from the borders of Fayette to
the hills of McNairy, the news of this great
est of all sales has spread upon the wings of
the wind, and the crowds are coming. We
are delighted to welcome them and will see
that they are promptly served by our compe
tent corps of courteous salesmen. Read below
some of the values that will stagger other dealers.
100 dozen papers Pins, 1 cent per paper.
We have 300 pair Ladies' Shoes and Slipper that we will close at 50
1000 pair Ladies' fine French Heel Slippers at actual cost.
Men's Working Gloves that we formely sold at 75 cents now n at
ovv iuea a ouus, iormer price siu.uu to 12. oo we will offer at the ex
tremely low price of $5.00 Der suit. These wml nro tho Woof ot-i-
first class make up, new and up to date
e win put on me counter -juu uoy's ivnee Suits, and let them go for
what they will bring.
1 300 Men's Trousers, boueht from
City, we will close out at from 1.50 to 3.00 worth double the money.
1,000 Men's Felt Hats, different shades, lata AO Ah
These Hats, formerly sold at 2.50
am aun ve muuuemeuw oi mis great
25 Rolls of nice Malting at actual cost.
2 dozen Bowls and Pitchers, worth from 1.50 tn 2.nn vnn on
for 98 cents.
a carload of Flour, Meat, Molas-
As we are now entering into the
sickly season, and the Lealth of
our town depends largely upon its
cleanliness, I hereby give ten days'
notice to all heads of families living
within the corporate limits of Boli
var, to have their premises put in
thorough sanitary condition. Pig
pens, privies, urinels and all other
places that give rise to unpleasant
odors and breed disease germs must
be thoroughly cleansed or removed.
The City Marshal has been in
structed to personally inspect all
premises and report the condition of
Those who fail to comply with
the above notice will be subject to
a fine of not less than- $2.00 nor
more than $50.00,the public welfare
G. A, Black, Mayor.
This June 30, 1904.
Card of Thanks.
To the teachers who so kindly
presented the beautiful China Din
ner Set to us on last Thursday, we
wish to again extend our profound
est thauks and heart-felt apprecia
tions. WTe appreciate the present not
only for its intiinsic value, but in
finitely more because it was given
by so many of those engaged in a
work in which we are interested,
and made dear to us by the sweet
ties of friendship and association
that naturally exist between those
of the same profession. Our best
wishes are for the donors and our
greatest desire is to be able to do
something for them and the noble
cause which they represent.
Me and Mrs. D. E. Bishop.
Free Trip to World's Fair.
Result of 10th week of P. F. Wilkinson A Sods'
"Popular Lady Contest."
Miss Altie Milstead 1G7
Miss Pearl Taylor......... ..................-J7
Miss Pearl Savage 50
Miss Ella Crawford 35
,Mlss Xorvelle Whitnton..... 34
Miss Aneva Black .. io
Miss Lucille McDaniel 34
Miss Ella Mitchell... 57
Miss Ella Pirtle . -.37
Miss Jennie Mitchell 22
Miss Mattye Cochrane 22
Miss Dickens Caruthers 14
Miss Mattie Clinton 1
Miss Ethel Campbell. , 2
Miss Lucy Dorris ...39
Miss Lillie Pegg 1
Miss May Smith ....-......-..93
Miss Margie Hudson 23
"Miss Belle Pirtle.. ........19
- Miss Ivy Breeden . 12
All persons holding tickets are requested to
turn them in.
Woods' pictures will please
you, and no one can object
to the prices.
and this price is a genuine bargain.
to 3.00. This is one of the most
the People Forever.
A large rain fell here Saturday.
Mr. Kim llorusby was here Wed
nesday on business:
Mr. John Marsh, of Toone, was
Mrs. G. M. Wilkinson, of Bol
ivar, visited her "sister, Mrs. II. II.
llerron last week.
Miss Bessie Fulgham, of Jackson,
who has been here visiting relatives,
returned to Bolivar Saturday.
Mr. Will Fish, of Earl, Ark.,
and Miss Lucile McDaniel, of Boli
var, paid Crainesvilie a flying visit
Dr. I. II. Hornsby went to the
Western Hospital Monday.
Miss Gracie Milstead we are glad
to say is improving after a long ill-
ness of pneumonia.
Success to the Bullktin".
5 and lOo, Counter.
Read this Ad. Through.
Ve have just inaugurated
the only 5 and 10 cent counter,
which we expect to keep up.
ISFDon't fail to see it.
Have just received nice line of
Queensware and mid summer Dry
Goods, which will be thrown on
our 5 and 10 cent counter.
2000 yards yd-wide Brown
Domestic, we offer during July
and August at 5c.
Thread 4c per spool.
Hats at a big reduction.
Have just purchased a lot of
beautifully framed pictures.With
each $2.00 purchase we let our
customers have tbem at 59c, ac
tual wholesale cost; with a $3.00
purchase, 45c; with a 5.00 pur
chase, 25c. You can not buy
them alone for less than $1.25.
Don't fail to see them.
25grTo the person buying the
most from us during the months
of July "and August, we give
away a handsome Table Lamp,
now on exhibiiion at our Bar
You have to buy some things,
and why not buy of us?
3FV'ote for some deserving
young lady to see the sights of
the World's Fair, get beautiful
Pictures and above all get undis
puted bargains from our 5 and 10
P. F, Wilkinson & Sons.