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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Hugh Williams, Editor.
Friday, August i9,.i904.
Rick Fierce attributes his defeat
for the Congressional nomination in
the 9th district to hi long term in
office. Joe Jones made bis cam
paign against Pierce on that plea,
Dorsey Thomas followed it up, both
without success; and it remained
for young Garrett to convince the
people. If Garrett is fortunate(?)
enough to hold office as long as
Pierce, he may, possibly, volun
tarily retire, but if he does, he will
occupy an unusual and unique place
in the history ot politicians.
Champ Clark, chairman of the
national democratic convention, offi
cially notified Mr. Parker of bis
nomination on Wednesday of last
week. The ceremonies were held
in the lawn in front of Mr. Parker's
residence, in the presence of several
hundred people, and in a down
pour of rain. Clark got wet, and
so did others. When the nominee
arose to respond, some one suggest
ed that an umbrella be held over
him, and instantly a dozen or more
were proffered, but the Judge cour
teously declined with a wiave of the
hand, whereupon the witty Clark
remarked, "equal rights to all,
special previleges to none."
The newly elected County Demo
cratic Executive Committee met in
the Courthouse Monday afternoon
for organization, with the following
members present: C. M. Hunt, J.
W. Jones, Walter Gibson, A. II
Davis, J. A. Foster, Oscar Ussery,
W. II. Baldy, Maurice Wilson, 3
P. McKinnie, M. Y. Dorris, A. A
J. A. Foster was nominated and
elected chairman without opposition.
A. A. Firtle and J. W. Jacobs
were nominated for Secretary.
Jacobs received a majority of the
vote and was declared elected.
The rules of the old committee in
regard to a quorum were readopted,
that is that a mijority shall consti
tute a quorum, and that proxies
shall not be allowed, except when
sent to and used by members of the
A rising vote of thanks was ten
dered the retiring Secretary, J. A.
Wilson, for prompt attendance upon
the meetings and faithful and effi
cient services rendered the party
during his four years in office. "
The committee adjourned to meet
subject to the call of the chairman.
The Floterial Convention of the
24th Floterial District, composed of
the counties of Hardeman, Hay
yood and Chester, met in the court
house at Bolivar, Monday, August
15th, and was called to order by J.
R. Reaves, Floterial Committee
man from Hardeman, who read the
call and stated the object the nom
ination of a candidate for Floater.
Maurice Wilson, of Hardeman,
and C. J. Ijams, of Chester, were
selected by the committee as temp
orary chairman and secretary, res
pectively, and the temporary organ
ization was made permanent.
On motion of A. J. Coates, the
usual appointment of committees
was dispensed with, in view of the
fact that the name of only one can
didate was before the convention;
and upon further motion, the un
animous vote of the convention was
cast for J. A. Deming, of Chester
County, for Floater.
Mr. Deming was called for and
responded in an appropriate speech.
His remarks were brief, but to the
point. He stated that he would re
serve his ammunition to fire into
the ranks of the republicans.
. John 11. Edwards, on the part of
Chester County, thanked the con
vention for the honor bestowed up
on her candidate, promising that he
would do his duly and do it well.
J. W. McClish responded on the
part of Haywood. lie said while
the democratic majority was small
in Chester, Haywood had enough
and to spare and would roll up such
a majority for Deming as would
easily land him in November.
On motion, the different counties
retired for selection of Floterial
Committemen to serve for the next
two years. The following names
were reported: Chester, County,
John R. Edwards; Haywood Coun
ty, John R. Green; Hardeman Coun
ty, Dr. G. M. Dorris. The only
change in the personnel of the
committee from two years ago is
that Dr. Dorris succeeds J. R.
Reaves, of Hardemau. The com
mittee organized by the election of
Edwards as Chairman and Green as
The Death Penalty.
A little thing sometimes results
in death. Thus a mere scratch, in
significant cuts or puny boils have
paid the death penalty. It is wise
to have Bucklen's Arnica Salve ever
handy. It's the best Salve on
earth and will prevent fatality,
when Burns, Sores, Ulcers and
Piles threaten. Only 25c, at Cox
& Co's Drug Store.
On Friday, July 15, 1904, the sad
news came over the wires from
Denton, Tex., to Mr. and Mrs. J.J
A. Parker, of Vildo, that the death
angel had claimed for his victim
their boy, William M. (Bee) Parker.
While at work in a brick yard, the
earth works caved in upon him,
crushing his body so that death
came almost instantly. As the ago
nies of death stared him in the face,
and he realized most assuredly that
his 'stay in this earthly tabernacle
was but momentary, he did not for
get the tender parental care of his
youthful days, now his mother's
tears and father's counsel, but said,
"send the news to mother and fath
er," and as soul and body were about
to be severed, he was heard to
mutter, home, home!" Oh, joy
ful thought to the broken-hearted
parents though their boy was many
"1 . t 1 A. 1. "
miles irom ineir Dosom, yei was lis
mind very near. It is hard to part
from loved ones, but Bee has only
passed from a world of sorrow, pain
and disappointment, where man
must labor and toil 'mid heart aches
and tears, and suffer the agonies
turmoils of life, into a land of bliss
fulness, where there is no sorrow
nor pain, no separation or heart
aches but all is joy, bliss and hap
pinese with God and the Angels.
Weep not dear ones, for your boy
'n not dead but sleepetb, and in the
resurrection morn he will rise to
meet you in mansions in the skies.
Remember it is God who giveth and
God who taketh away. It may not
be long ere we two will be called to
pass over Jordan's dark and chilly
William (Bee) was born May 28,
1880. He was an obedient son,
loving brother, cheerfuj disposition,
and had many friends in Texas as
well as in Tennessee, who extend
sympathy to the bereaved ones
The Woodmen of the World, of
which he was a member, took charge
ot his body and sent it home at the
request of his family. The funeral
services were conducted by Rev.
William Norment, after which the
body was laid to rest in the family
graveyard in the presence of quite a
number of relatives and sympatizing
friends. A. E Emmons.
Concerning the above sad and
sudden death, we publish the fol
lowing letter. Ed.
Dkmtox, Tex., July 15, 1904.
Mrs. Parker, Vildo, Tenn.
Dear Unknown Friend Although I do not know
you, I want to extend to you my heartfelt sympa
thies in your great sorrow in the death of your son,
Bee. The object o! this letter is to try to console
you and to give you details of his death, as only
one woman can to another, in other words, one
mother to another. 1 know you foel your boy died
away from home and among strangers, without a
mothers care and prayers ; but while he did not
have you by his side to care for and pray for him,
he had all the attention that one mortal can do for
another after be was hurt. I live just on the hill
over the pit where the accident happened, and I
went to him immediately. I raised his head, bath
ed his face, throat and puke while the men were
digging him out. He revived somewhat and look
ed at me as if he wanted to speak, but he could not
then. Later on, after the men had carried him to
a cool place, we gave him brandy and ice, and he
could talk and seemed to know us all. He was so
revived that I had great hopes for him, and thought
that as soon as the doctor arrived he could relieve
hiin but a few moments before the doctor came he
said he was dying and "to telegraph for h's father."
Dear Mother, I want you to realize that all was
done for him that could have been done. You
know a woman usually does all she can in time of
trouble, but I never saw men more willing and
ready to do they worked as faithfully as the wo
men. Your son had been in our neighborhood for
only six months, but he was liked by everyone.
He was an exceptionally good boy, not wild or
proue to keep bad company, as most boys away
from home and the restrictions of mother. Mrs.
Horton, the lady with whom he boarded, was a
devoted friend and h'.s death waj a great
shock to her. Eight families lived in the
neighborhood, and every one did for your son as if
he was their own. Your boy did not die withouj
mothers' tears and prayers true you were absent,
but we were present. He died with a smile upon
his face, as if a!l were well. I don't know if you
are a christian or not, but 1 feel that you are, and
I will say to you as only one christian to another
(for the world knoweth us not, nor the mysterious
working of the Holy Spirit) after I had prayed as
earnest for your boy had he been my own, I had
that sweet calm that cometh after our prayers are
May God in his infinite mercy give you strength
to bear your trouble, may Jesus Christ the Lord be
with you until death, in the prayer of an unknown
friend, Mf s. Minnib Wilkes.
Mr. Edmond Young, who has
been visiting J. W. and C. C. Jones,
returned to his home in Nashville
Mr. W. T. Scott and sons, Joe
and Fred are at the Springs.
Miss Effie and Pattie Mauley re
turned Tuesday to their home in
Oscar Sparkman has returned
from a week's visit to homefolks.
Mrs. 11. M. Hamblett and two
charming little daughters, Misses
Lucy and Ruby, of Jackson, are
enjoying the generous hospitality ot
the family of Mr. C. E. Harris
The protracted meeting of the
Baptist church closed here last Sun
day, with three additions to the
church. Evanajalist W. E. Neil did
the preaching. The converts, Cas
per Woodson, Wilma Futrell and
lima Crews, were baptized Mon
day afternoon by Rev. G. B. Small
ey, who is visiting hii father's folks
Miss Mary Futrell, who is teach
ing in the 9th district, was at home
the latter part of last week.
Miss Ida Wheatley, of Grand
Junction, is the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. C.E. McKinnie.
Hickory Valley and Bolivar play
ed baseball Tuesday, score 8 to 9 in
favor of the former. Features were
Mrs. D. M. McAnulty left for
Rogers' Springs Tuesday.
Mr. Frank Gilchriest, of White
ville, was here on Tuesday last.
Bolivar High School.
Prof. C. J. Ijam9, Superinten
dent of the High School, has issued
the following circular:
The first session of. the Bolivar
High School under its present man
agement, will open Septmber 5th,
1904, and continue nine months.
The outlook for a prosperous session
was never better and its advantages
are within reach of every man and
young lady who wishes to secure a
practical education at a minimum
cost. The work will be thorough,
instruction superior, expense least,
and faculty unsurpassed.
Courses. Besides the regular
High School Course, a Teachers',
Business, Scientific, and Select will
be sustained. The pupil can study
any branch he desires. The object
of the school is to prepare young
men and young ladies for the active
duties of life. The courses will
tend toward that end. -
Music. Those wishing to study
vocal or piano will have the advan
tage of a thorough teacher of several
years' experience. The instruction
in this department is guaranteed.
Tuition. Tuition will be due
monthly and ranges from $1.50 to
$3 50. It will be governed by the
Board. Good board in the best
families may be procured from $7.00
to $10.00. This includes every
thing complete. Every influence
will be thrown around the pupil to
make his environments pleasant and
Bolivar, the county seat, of
Hardeman. county, situated on the
Illinois Central Railroad, is an ideal
school town. No saloons; no im
morial influences; healthful; beauti
tully located; accessible from all
points; contains every characteristic
to make it a suitable place for the
student. Its people are in fulleym
patby with the school and will labor
for its success.
A "word to Parents. If you
wish to leave your sons or daugh
ters a legacy of incalculable value,
give them a liberal education. The
age demands that thty be educated
if they combat with the rapid pro
gress of our civilization. We be
lieve we can give them that which
will prepare them for life s duties
Send them to us and give us a trial.
Young man and young lady.
We want you in our class. The in
spiration alone is well worth your
time and expense, but we promise
to give you superior advantages in
every department, lou cannot at
ford to miss the opportunity. We
cannot tell you half in this short
announcement, but come and see for
Any information regarding the
school or its advantages will be
cheerfully and promptly givtn
Hogan's School House.
Some people in this communiiy
have been attending the Protracted
Meeting at Brick church this week.
Mr. Loyd Hogans and wife re
turned home this week after a pleas
ant visit to friends and relatives.
Mr. A. S. Martin, wife and little
daughter, Lillie, who have been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Mc-
Caskill, left for their home in
Mr. John Parsons visited Crocket
county this week.
Mr. Geo. McCaskill, wife and
sister, Miss Maggie left for their
home in Memphis '1 uesday.
Misses Anny Ferguson and
Claudia McAlexander spent Sunday
in Hickory Valley.
Mr. Robert McCaskill is visiting
Mr. Renniugton and family spent
Suuday in Fayette county.
Mr. Arthur Montgomery, of
Somerville is vi-iting in and around
Mrs. J. W. Mastin and daughters,
Mareva aud Leila, speut Sunday
with the family of J. A. Hogans.
We are glad to state that Mr. Jim
Lambirth is able to be up. Exile.
We are offering some very
great bargains in several
lines. Come and see.
Accept No Substitute
There is nothiug just as good for
Malam, Chills aud Fever as Dr.
Mendenhall's Chill aud Fever Cure.
Take it as a general tonic and at all
times in place of quinine. If it
fails to give satisfaction mail the
front of the carton to J. C. Meuden
hall, Evansville, Iud., and get
your money back.
The Jas. A. Black farm,
3 miles northwest of Boli
var, containing 300 acres,
175 of which are in high
state of cultivation. Seven
room dwelling in splendid
repair, ample barn room,
tenant houses, etc Will
be in Bolivar Monday, Sept.
5th to close trade. Write,
telephone or call to see us
it will be a pleasure to
show you over the farm.
Progress Telephone 67-2.
H. S. BLACK
or J. E. BLACK.
nr fiTnii rt tr
ViA I Lin till I ??
0ur Popular Lady
Contest Free Trip
to World's Fair is
becoming more pop
ular. Only about
one month longer.
!Buy what you'need
of us and pick your
favorite and help
I On account of the
rain the induce
ments offered for
Wednesday, Augr. 10th, will,
,be changed to Wednesday,
P. F. WILKINSON & SONS.
Dead Letter List.
Unclaimed letters remaining in
the Bolivar, Hardeman County,
Tenn., Postoffice, Aug. 15, 1904:
II C Bailey, Jos II Barrett, Aus
tin Bell, M D., Mrs Mary Branson,
T B Cheshier, J Cook, D M Dea-
ton, Homer E Dorsey, Miss Anna
Duncan, 11 C Hall, Miss Daiie Lu
cinda Harris, J W Hatch, Mrs Flo
ra Ilerndon, Joe Hmsley, Johu
Holt, Leighton Holt, Arch Jackson,
Joe Jackson, Mrs Aikirtour Jones,
Miss George Jones, Miss Katie
Knight T J Luther, Miss Annie Mc
Bride, J F McClendon, Miss Mattie
McCoyd, Bob McCaurrie, Annie
McKee, Emma McKinnie, W S
Nuckolls, John Owens, II B Paul,
M J Phillips,.Ania II Polk, Miss
Minnie Raffety, Wm Randolph, Jno
Reid (col) Robt Smith, Mrs L O
Sykes. Will Wadley, W HWellons,
Elizabeth M Williams, Talmage
Witherington, A T Wood, Direry
Wood, Gilbert Wyatt. .
John Redd, P. M.
The startling announcement that
a preventive of suicide had been
discovered will interest mauy. A
run down system, or despondency
invariably precede suicide and
something has been found that will
prevent that condition which makes
suicide likely At the first thought
of self destruction take Electiio
Bitters. It being a great tonic and
nervine will strengthen the nerves
and build up the system. It's also
a great Stomach, Liver and Kidney
regulator. Only 50c. Satisfaction
guaranteed by Cox & Co Druggists.
End of Bitter Fight.
"Two physicians had a long and
stubborn fight with an abscess on
my right lung" writes J. F. Hugh
es, of Du Pout, Ga., "and gave me
up. Everybody thought that my
time had come. As a last resort I
tried Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption. I he benefit 1 re
ceived was striking and I was on
my feet in a few days. Now I've
entirely regained my health." It
conquers all Coughs, Colds and
Throat and Lung troubles. Guar
anteed by Cox & Co. Price 50c,
and $l 00. Tihl bottles free.
Notice of Insolvency.
The undersigned J. T. Hundley,
administrator of the elate of La
venii Long, deceased, having sug
gested to the County Court Clerk
of Hardeman Coun!y,Tennessee,the
insolvency of 6aid estate, all per
sons having claims against the es
tate are hereby notified to file the
same with the clerk of the County
Court of Hardeman County, au
thenticated and proven in the man
ner prescribed by law on or before
February lGlh, 1905", or they will
be barred in.law aud in equity.
J. T. Hundley,
Administrator of Lavenia Long
of all kinds suitable for carry
ing away on excursions, out
ings, picnics, etc. Canned
Goods of many different va-
are all the-Groceries we offer.
Our prices are always the
very lowest cosistent with
high grade Groceries, such
as we carry.
Your orders will be highly
W. J. Wheeler 6c Son.
Free Trip to
WE HAVE DECIDED
This Free Trip embraces railroad fare to and from
hotel hills, entrance fees,
for seven days stay in the city.e For every dollar s worth purchased, either
in cash or monthly payments, (either at Bolivar or Crainesville) you are en
titled to one vote for your lady friends tttt
TP5-s-sr-gygaa, 0ETM --The Peters Shoe Co., whose Shoes we handle
exclusively, have a Shoe Factory in operation in the World's Fair Grounds. By arrange
ment vith them, we will have them prepare an especially fine pair of Shoes, to be given
to the young lady receiving the next largest number of votes.
To those living east of Hatchie River will say, Mr. Herron, who is managing our
Crainesville store, will politely wait on you and will give a ticket w'ith every dollar's
worth of goods purchased, and upon return of it to him will properly record and account
for every vote. We have at Bolivar and Crainesville the largcst-and most complete stocks
of Dry Goods, Clothing, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Hats, Shoes, Staple and Fancy Gro
ceries, ever carried before at GUARANTEED PRICES.
Begin at once. A list of votes will be published each week until Saturday night,
September 17th," when this contest closes and the award will be made.
P. F. WILKINSON & SONS.
G. T. INGRAM, President.
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
business, 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 burglary.
Special attention given to collections and remittances made promptly at lowest rates.
YOUR BANK BUSINESS SOLICITED.
DIRECTORS G. T. Ingram, H. W. Tate, W. T. Anderson, G. M. Savage, Jno. P. Douglas, Jno. L.
Mitchell, W. C. Dorion.
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. Call at Bank for Terms.
In the Counly Court of Hardeman
County, Tennessee. G. B. Mil
utead, ct. ajs. vs. Herman Sage.
Petition to sell land for partition.
No. 153C K. D.
It appearing from the petition,
which is sworn to, that dt fondant,
Herman Sage is a minor 1.11 !-r 21
years of age, and without regular
Guardian and is a non-resident of
the Slate of Tennessee, and .a resi
dent of the State of Mississippi, so
that the ordinary process of law can
not be served upon him. It i
therefore ordered that publication
be made for four consecutive weeks
in the Bolivak Bullktin, a news
paper, published in the town of Bol
ivar, Tenn., requiring said defend
ant to enter his appearance before
the County Court of saiu County
and State at his office in the town
of Bolivar, on or before the first
Monday in September, 1904, and
plead, answer or demur to the pe
tilion filed in the cause, otherwise
the same will be taken for confessed
as to bim, and this cause set for
hearing exparte. This Angus! 2nd
T. D. Prkwitt, C. & M.
A. J. Coates, Sol. for ComplVs.
Lang Bros., Druggists, Paducah,
Kv., write: "We sell more of
Dr. MendenhalPs Chill and Fever
Cure than all other remedies com
bined, having retailed over TOO
bottles in one season. The physi
cians here prescribe it and persons
who once use it will have no other.
When pains or initation exist on
any part of the body, the applioa
tion of Ballard's Snow Liniment
gives prompt relief. E W. Sulli
van, Prop. Sullivan House El Reno.
O. T., writes, June 6, 1902: "I
take pleasure in recommending
Ballard's Snow Liniment to all who
are afflicted with rheumatism. It
is the only remedy I have found
that gives immediate relief." 25c.
50c, 11.00. Sold by Cox & Co.
the Worlds' Fair, Sfc. Louis
TO GIVE A FREE TRIP TO THE MOST
POPULAR LADY IN THE COUNTY..
car fare, etc.," into the Fair
W. C. D0RI0N, Cashier.
Stock Paid in,
Interest Allowed on Time Deposits.
CHILL and FEVER
(This Picture oq Every Bottle)
Cures Chfils. Favers, SI al aria. Bilious
ness. Take it aa a General Tonio and at all
times in place of Quinine. Breaks up Coughs
Colds and LaGrippo. NO CURE. NO FA'S
J. C. MEKDENHALL,
Sole Owner Evansville. Indiana
THE CHILDREN'S FAVORITE TONIC
cwarc or imitations.
TMI OtNUINB PREPARED ONLY BY
Ballad-Snow Liniment Co.
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Sold by Cox & Co.
WRITE FOR IiARt) B j
CATALOGUE FREE! j
j CALL WHEN IN THE CITT. I
j MEMPHIS, TENN.
I-.'---.,'.. g JL
Yi i j
and all expenses, such as
Grounds absolutely free
JNO. L. MITCHELL, Ass'T Cashier.
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 lor
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.
I am now offering for sale some
nice Pigs from my herd of Register
ed Poland China Hogs. If you want
something that is bred right and at
the right price, come and see or
write, J. P. Mitchell, Uolivar.
KILL the COUCH
AND CURE the LUNCR
50c & $1.00
Surest and Quickest Cure for all
THROAT and LUNG TROUB
LES, or MONEY .BACK.