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Greatest Slaughter Bale of the Season!
vmFoIIow 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
15th, 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 beet quality Calico,
cents eisewnere, latent uesigns uuu uesi
K ninta mar T Q Tf 1
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10,000 yards best quality Brown
cents, offered at " cents. To day these
factory than we ask.
12,000 yards Lawn and Organdies,
from 15 to 50 cents, will close out at the remarkably low price of 10 cents.
5,000 yards good Cotton Checks, reduced from 10 to G cents.
4,000 yards Bleached Domestic, former price 10 to 12 cents, we offei
at 7 J cents.
2,000 yards nice Percales, worth from 12 to ,15 cents, we will close at
100 pair Lace Curtains, reduced from $1.50 and $2.00 to 99 cents, a
100 White Bed Spreads, worth $1.50, for only 9S cents.
25 nice White Bed Spreads, formely sold for $1.75, now $1.00.
25 nicer White Bed Spreads, original price $2.00 and $2.50 will go at
Our Grocery Department is
ses, etc., and sell
Nothing laid away or
The Bolivar Bulletin.
Progress Telephone No. 17.
x Local News
Mr. E. S. Crawford spent Sun
day in Jackson.
O. B. Polk, of Memphis, was
in town this week.
Mr. Cullen Elliotte spent Sun
day last in Bolivar.
Misses Lillias and Frances
Bills are iu St. Louis.
Mrs. E. S. Crawford is visit
ing relatives in Jackson.
T. J. Ayers, of district No. IS,
was in town Wednesday.
The rain fall on Wednesday
afternoon was .83 inches.
Mrs. Jerome Hill is in Atlan
tic City for several weeks.
Albert Coates, of Water Val
ley, is visiting home folk.
Miss Louella Clinton spent last
week visiting in the country.
Miss Maude Wilkinson has
returned from a visit to Milan.
Mr. J. A. Deming, of Ilender-
Bon, was in the city last week.
Mrs. Cullen Elliotte and little
daughter of Memphis are here.
Mrs. W. F. Jordan has returned
to her home in Bethel Springs.
Farmers from all parts of the
county report crop prospects fine.
II. S. Crawford, of Corinth,
Miss., ife at home on a viit to bis
Messrs. Dudley and Allen Prewitt,
-Mr.W. C. Dorion spent sev- atteml5ng the St.
eral days in Memphis last week onLoui3 fair
Mrs. James Withers, of Jack
son, is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Mr. Marvin Crook, of Paris,
Texas, is visiting the family of P.
Lost A Silver Butterfly Pin.
Return to Miss Ophelia Bills and
Quite a number of the young
people of Bolivar spent Sunday at
Miss Pearle Polk, of Memphis,
is the euest of Miss Katherine
Neely at the Western Hospital.
can't be bought for lees than G or T
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uranus, any piucu 111 me uouse aifgy
Domestic, former price G and 7
goods are worth more at the
which were considered bargains at
at rock-bottom prices. Call and
set aside, and no goods exchanged in this sale
Miss Annie Lou Sjigtt, of
New Decatur, Ala., is a guest of
her friend, Miss May Wellons.
Messrs. M. B. Ilardaway and
A. M. Kahn have returned from
a trip to St. Louis and Chicago.
Miss Elizabeth Cheek, of Mc-
Keuzie, returned Thursday after a
very pleasant visit to her friends
Prof. It. I. Moore, a member
of the faculty of The Mooncy
School spent several days here this
Miss Pearle Polk who has
been visiting relatives here and at
Crainesville, has returned to he'r
home in Memphis.
Mr. Wesley McKinnie one of
the Illinois Central Railroad s pop
ular engineers is visiting his mother,
Mrs. J, A. McKiDnie.
Uev. J. A. Scarboro, of Ful
ton, will assist in the protracted
meeting at Ebenezer, commencing
the first Sunday in August.
Before you go to the
World's Fair come in and get
a riair of Walkover Shoes.
Your feet will need comfort,
Walkover Shoes give it.
Mr. M. A. Powell, after a visit
of several days to his daughter,
Mrs. R. C. Wilkinson, returned
Monday to his home in Corinth.
Union Cemeterv has had
thorough cleaning the past week.
The walks have been cut out and all
grass and weeds destroyed.
Dr. T. E. Prewitt and wife, of
Grand Junction, and grand eons,
ira at Tr Pnt J. R.
Baird, L. K. Baird, E. D. Webb,
R. D. Webb and O. II. Webb, of
Memphis, attended the funeral of
Mrs. EffieB. Baiid Saturday.
Rarely since the keeping of the
meteorological records has so heavy
a rain fall been recorded as was last
week when one and a half inches
fell in less than an hour.
The citizens of Fulton are to
be congratulated upon securing the
services of Miss May Wellons, who
has recently been unanimously
elected first assistant teacher i
drormm mm mnmr iff mnrmmm nmrm in to
Will close out our large stock of Table Linen, 50 and
the pri.:e, now 26 cents.
200 Ladies' Muslin
and embrodery, wotih irom ?2 00 to 2.50 we oner at $1
what they will bring.
100 Ladies' lace
$1.00 to 49 cents.
100 Ladies' and
and $1.00, now 23
10,000 yards beautiful Embroidery, worth from 25 to 50 cents, we now
offer for 10 cents.
1,000 Men's tine Negligee Shirts, in sty'ish colors, readily worth from
75 cents to $1.00, our price 50 cents.
500 pair Men's and Ladies' Shoes and Slippers, sold for
and considered bargains, have been reduced in price to
SI. 00 per pair.
always lull and complete.
Miss Mamie Johnson, who has
been the guest of Miss Maude Wil
kinson for several weeks, left Sun
day for Milan, where she will visit
a few days before returning to her
home in San Antonio, Texas.
Rev. J. W. Dickens, who has
been atteuding the Baptist Theo
logical Seminary at Louisville for
several sessions, is at home on a
vi-it to relatives. lie will return
in a few days and expects to com
plete his course next ye3r.
About fifty young people en
joyed an outing at Kearney's Mill
Tuesday, chaperoned by Mesdames
F. M. Smith and O. M. Grisham.
An elegant basket dinner was spread
and the day was spent in boat riding,
target shooting and other amuse
ments. -Charles W. Anderson, Jr., of
Brownsville, candidate for Floater,
was in the citv vesterdav. He ex-
pects to spend the balance of the
time between now and the election
canvassing Hardeman County and
hopes to meet as many of the voters
Mrs. Efhe B. Baird died in
Memphis Saturday after an illness
of five months. Her remains were
brought here and interred in Wal
nut Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Baird
was a daughter of the late Dr. D.
S. Webb, of Crainesville, and was
about 22 years of age.
We are requested to announce
that Elder W. E. Crura, of the
Church of Chiist, will begin
series of sermons at Sand Hill, ten
miles southeast of Bolivar, on Mon
day night, August 15, 1904, con
tinuing as Ions as the interest
demands. Everybody cordially in
Mr. W. C. Green, who has
filled the nosition of Assistant
Steward at the Western Ilospita
for a number of years, has resigned
and moved to Whiteville. It is
seldom you find a truer man in
every, relation of life than Mr.
Green. He will be a valuable ac
quisition io any commuinty.
Sal Say, Rastus, where
does yer git dem good gro
n Rastus At Wheelers o
course; don't yer know era?
Underware Skirts, beautifully trimmed with lace
100 Ladies Woolen Dress l'attems, slightly soiled,
tiiramed Muslin Gowns, reduced from
Large stdck Ladies' Silk and Corduroy Skirts at your
Misses' Corsets slightly soiled, original
Ladies' Handkerchiefs in eudless vaiity at only 3 cents
Rev. J. M. Scott and family
eft this week for Fulton, Ky. ,
where they expect to reside in the
uture. The departure ot Mr. '
Scott is a source of regret to our
people, all of whom love and re
spect him. He has exerted a great
ufluence for good in this communi
ty and he carries with him the best
wishes of all.
Tinware that will not rust.
Would you not like to get
some of "-''.at kind. We have
it for sale. Guaranteed not
to rust. Durrett's
The Wednesday afternoon
Card Club met with Mrs. Jake
Flexner this week. Ten games
were played and in a tie Miss Black
won the club prize, two embroider
ed stocks over'Mrs. Kahn and Mies
Morison. The guest prize a dainty
handkerchief was won by Mrs. Cul
len Elliotte, of Memphis. A two
course luncheon was served.
The remains of Dee Parker,
who died in Denton, Texas, last
week, were brought to his old home
near Vildo and interred, the funeral
services being conducted by Rev
Wm. Norment in the presence of a
large number of sorrowing friends.
His death was the result of an acci
dent, while excavating, an embank
ment fell and crushed him. De
ceased was a son of J. A. Parker,
aged about 22 years, and was an
iudustiious and highly respected
Just received an immense
carload of Salt that we are
offering for sale very cheap,
in order to make room for
more goods. Wheeler's.
IT IS A FACT
That my store is . the
first opened every morning,
and early risers can always
find me on duty. If you
want something nice for
breakfast, dinner or sup
per, in the way of Fresh
Meats or Fancy Groceries,
I have it. Call and be
convinced. Tour patron
age respectfully solicited.
L. E. WHITENTON.
iff m to w mS
60 cents once
will be sold tor,
75 cents and
price 75 centfc
$2.00 and $2.50,
the small sum of
We have just received a car load of Flour, Meat, Molas-
J. A. BARRETT, For the People Forever..
Read the following audi
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- 5c yd.
!ll0c Fancy Lawns, - -
3 and 7ic Fancy Lawns,
50 pieces i ancy Calico,
12.V and 15c Light Cold
ind Madras, -
20 per cent off of all Embroideiies
20 per cent off of all Fancy Clothings, Men's, Youth's and Childrens
Vleu's $1.25, $1.50 and $1.75 atraw
rjB.&ft uiuii uiian iiaio ck u ticanj icuulcu iilco
tA lot of Men's Fancy Shirts, Monarch, and other
h price 8100 In
j This Sale will last until
fjbefore best is picked over.
Hanging of Will Hill.
Will Hill, colored, who
murdered his wife and broth
er in law, and who is now
confined in the Bolivar jail
under sentence of death, will
be executed here next Thurs
day, July 28th, unless the
sentence is commuted or he
is granted a respite; and in
view of the heinousness t)f
his crimes, it is believed that
the Governor will refuse to
Tn the mean time, Sheriff
Smith is arranging for the
hanging. Lumber for the
scaffold has been received,
and the work of erecting and
inclosing same will begin as
soon as a location is decided
The law says the death
penalty shall be enforced
within the prison where the
convict shall be confined, or
within an inclosed yard, if
there be. one, or, if none,
within an inclosure to be
erected for that purpose,
within two miles of said pris
on, place to.be selected by
sheriff. The inclosure shall
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 pampers Pins, 1 cent per paper.
We Lave 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 go at
500 Men's Suits, former price $10.00
tremely low price of $5.00 per suit.
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nrsi ciass ma&e up, new anu up iu uaie
We will put on the counter 200 Boy's Knee Suits, and let them co for
'what they will bring.
) 300 Men's Trousers, bought from
vCity, we will close out at from $1.50 to 3.00 worth double the money.
' 1,000 Men's Felt Hats, different shades, late styles, only. $1.00 each.
These Hats, formerly sold at $2.50 to
attractive inducements of this great
25 Rolls of nice Matting at actual cost.
2 dozen Bowls and Pitchers, worth from $1.50 to $2.00 vou can buy
)for 98 cents.
130 pair Ladies Kid button bhoes,
Ziegler,Priesmeyer and other make?
Regular price $1.50 to 4.00 a pair
All offered at 50c a pair.
We are also making great reductioc
tn prices on Ladies and children
Slippers ot all kinds.
this sale, 75c.
August First. Gome quick
be higher than the gallows,or
so constructed as to exclude
the view of persons outside
thereof. If the place of
hanging be outside of the
jail inclosure, the convict
shall be carried to Ifie place
of hanging in a covered ve
hicle, so that he may not be
seen by persons outside the
inclosure. The Sheriff and
his assistants and the follow
nig persons may be present
at the execution, and none
other: The clergymen in
attendence upon the prisoner
the immediate family o'f the
prisoner and such other per
sons as he may designate,
not exceeding three in num
ber, and such other persons
as the Sheriff may designate,
not exceeding six in number.
There will be public speaking at
Needham's school house, in district
No. 4, Saturday night, July 23
to which all are cordially invited
The future outlook of our Public
School, II.. I. Rowland.
The South, P. M." Bishop.
Why Educate the Child, A. E
Day Dream, Miss Dolly Tisdale
Essay, Miss May Hundley.
to $12.50 we will offer at the ex
These good are the latest style,
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ami mis puce is a trenuine oar?aia.
one of the best houses in New York
$3.00. This is one of the most
Hetween Holivar and Dunlap
Springs a gold medal, inscribed
with monogram "S. K. S.," beneath
which appear the figures "1901."
Return to G. T. Iugraru and re
We are glad to to state that Mrs.
E. L. Chambers who has been
quite sick, is able to be up again.
Miss Liiliao Ozier returned to
her home in Soraerville, after a
pleasant visit with Miss Louise
Messrs. J. M. Voodson and R.
Ferguson are adding to their dwell
ings north of town.
The 'people of Alexandria are
very fortunate in securing the ser
vices of Miss Nell McCaskill as
Messrs. Millard Mashburn and
Reuben Scott are visiting the St.
Mr. D. M. McAnulty and family
have gone to Rogers Springs to
spend several days.
Oscar Polk, Jr., accompauied by
his friend Noble Anderson, return
ed to Memphis Saturday morning.
out of doors or indoors are
sure to be enjoyed if you of
fer your guests tempting del
icacies. "We carry an ex
ceptionally large stock of
Canned Goods and eatables
that may be readily packed
of all kinds, at very low
prices, may always be found
WHEELER & SON'S,