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Greatest Slaughter Sale of the Season I
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
J 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;
lie 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
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 arid 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.
5,000 yards best quality Calico, can't be bought for less than 6 or '1
cents elsewhere, latest designs and best brands, any. piece in the house at
5 cents per yard.
10,000 yards best quality Brown Domestic, former price Oi and 7
cents,- offered at 5 cents. To day these goods' are worth more at ..the,
factory than we ask.
12,000 yards Lawn and Organdies, which were considered bargains at
from 15 to 50 cents, will close out at the remarkably low price of lOcenls.
5,000 yards good Cotton Checks, reduced from 10 to 6 cents.
4,000 yards Bleached Domestic, former price 10 to 12 cents, we offer1
at 7 i cents.
2,000 yards nice Percales, worth from 12 to 15 cents, we will close at
100 pair L.ace uurtains, reduced irora f 1.50 and $2.00 to 99 cents, a
100 White Bed Spreads, worth tj.50, for only 98 cents.
25 nice White Bed Spreads, formely sold for $1.75, now $1.00.
nicer wnite rsea opreaas, original price $2.00 and $2.50 will go at
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Will close out our large stock of Table Linen, 50 and 60 cents once(
the price, now 26 cents.
200 Ladies' Muslin Underware Skirts, beautifully trimmed with lacev
and embrodery, worth irom $2 00 to $2 50 we offer at $1 83.' , ; f?5
100 Liadies' Woolen Dress I'atterns, slightly soiled, will be sold forizS
what they will bring.
100 Ladies lace tummed Musliu Gowns, reduced from 75 cents and'
$1.00 to 49 cents.
Large stock Ladies' Silk and Corduroy Skirts at your ownprice.
100 Ladies' and Misses' Corsets slightly soiled, original Lnce 75 centtv
ana fi.uu, now cents. ,
Ladies' Handkerchiefs in endless varietv at onlv 3 rents each 1
10,000 yards beautiful Embroidery, worth from 25 to 50 cents, we now?
offer for 10 cents. - .
1,000 Men's fine Negligee Shirts, in sty'i-jh colors, readily worth from(
to cents to $1.00, our price oO ceuts.
500 pair Men's and Ladies' Shoes and Slippers, sold for $2.00 and $2.50,1
and considered bargains, have been reduced in price to the small sum of
$1.00 per pair. ,
100. dozen papers Pins, 1 cent per paper. ..
We have 300 pair Ladies' Shoes and Slipper that we will close at 50
cents. . :
1000 pair Ladies' fine French Heel Slippers at actual cost.'
Men's Working Gloves that we formely sold at 75 cents now'go" at
v3 3 cents.
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jj iucu o juiis, iuiiuci pi ic fiv.vu iu f i.tfu wc win uiier at, me ex
tremely low price of $5.00 per suit. These good are the latest style,
first class make up, new and up to date and this price is a genuine bargain.
We will put on the counter 200 Boy s Knee Suits, and let them go for
what they will bring.
300 Men s Trousers, bought from one of the best houses in New York
City, 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 $3.00. This is one of the most
attractive inducements of this great sale.
25 Rolls of nice Matting at actual cost. ' '
2 dozen Bowls and Pitchers, worth from $1.50 to $2.00 you can buy
for 98 cents.
Our Grocery Department is alwavs lull and complete.
ses, etc., and sell at rock-bottom prices. Call and see us.
ojNothing laid away or set aside, and no goods exchanged in this sale
We have just received a car load of Flour, Meat, Molas-
J. A. BARRETT, For the People Forever. '
The Bolivar Bulletin.
Peogekss Telephone No. 17.
m Local News 4
Jaspeh Ilizer, of Whiteville, is
visiting relatives hare.
Charles W. Shearin, of Cairo,
is visiting relatives in the 7th dis
trict. Capt. C. M. Wellons visited
his son, George, in Fulton this
John Dickson has returned
from a visit to relatives in Collier-ville.
Mrs. W. A.
lierville, is the
McGuire, of Col-
of Dr. .and
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thomp
son, of Covington, visited relatives
here this week.
Mrs. T. II. Irby and little son.
returned Tuesday to Fulton after a
visit of several days to relatives
Mrs. Annie Blair and Miss Sal
lie Harris, of Marianna, Ark., are
guests of Mr. William Kearney and
Miss Mattye Prewitt and little
Beatrice Dunbar,of Grand Junction,
were guests of Mrs. Lee Lightfort
Miss Aileen, the bright and
beautiful little daughter of Lawrence
Samnions, of Shawnee, Okla., is
here on a visit ro relatives.
Messrs. John Crawford and
Mike McKinnie have returned from
a visit to Memphis, Germantown
and other places iu Shelby County.
Dr. S. Dickson will visit
Grand Junction, Tuesday and Wed
nesday, August 23rd and 24th. All
who need dental work are invited to
B. II. Parker, of Whiteville,
was in town Wednesday. He has
recently accepted a position with
that popular and reliable firm, the
Whiteville Mercantile Co.
W. F. Clift and daughter and
Miss Annie Marks, returned Tues
day to their home in Huntingdon,
Ark., after a pleasant visit to rela
tives near Bolivar.
We are requested to announce
that Eider James Lewis, - of the
Cumberland Presbyterian church,
will hold a weeks' meeting, in his
tent, on the Bolivar and Denmark
road, one-half mile west of Toone,
commencing next Sunday, Aug.
21st. All are invited to attend.
Mr. J. W. McClish, a prosper
ous and prominent farmer of Hay
wood, and recently elected Tiustee,
represented his county in the FIo
terial Convention Monday.
Applicants for the Post Office
under Parker's administration are
already being mentioned. So far
the most prominent spoken of are
Nat Huddleston and Kim Hornsby.
Dr. A. II Davis, editor of the
Whiteville News, owner of the
Whiteville Water Works, dentist
and democratic committeeman, was
amon our visitors Monday after
noon. Straw Hats at Sacrifice
Prices at Durrett's.
Mr. J. II. Ammous, ofSelmer,
and son, Finley, of Bethel Springs,
were in Bolivar last week visiting
relatives. Mr. Amnions was born
and reared in the 13th district of
Hardeman but for the past 20 years
has been a resident of McNairy
John Stuart returned Wednes
day to Shawnee, Okla., after a
pleasant visit to his mother. John
holds an important and responsible
position in a bank in Shawnee,
which he secured on his own merits
without pull or influence, and he is
beld in high esteem ly his employ
ers. The annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Illinois Central
Railroad Company will be held in
Chicago, October 19th. Those who
own stock in said company will be
furnished transportation to the
above mentioned meeting upon ap
plication to tue president of the
Just received at Durrett's
Fall Styles in Dre83 Goods,
suitable for World Fair Suits.
The following left this week to
see the rights at the St. Louis Fair:
Dr. B. V. Hudson and family, T.
D. Prewitt and wife, W. J. Savage
and wife, John Caruthers and wife,
John Campbell and wife, Misses
Ella Pirtle, Mary Smith, Pearle
Savage, Kosa Savage, Jennie Mitch
ell, Mary Franklin, Frances Stuart,
Maggie Black, Iva Breeden, Messrs.
J. A. Wilson, Jr., and Tom Davis.
Dan Caruth, who has been at
tending the St. Louis fair, stopped
off here several days this, week on a
visit to relatives and friends, before
returning to his home in Chatta
nooga. Dan was born and reared in
Bolivar a. id ti a son of the late W.
A. Caruth Ue owns a job print
ing plant in Chattanooga nd we are
glad to learn is enjoying a pros
Miss May Smith is spending
the week with relatives in Jackson.
Miss Pearl Clark, of Memphis,
is visiting her grandmother, Mrs.
"Old Maid's Convention" will
convene at Toone August 30th.
Further particulars next week.
Mesdames Charles, Wood and
A. J. Coates and little daughter,
Mary, have returned from Rogers'
G. A. Black, of the firm of
Sweetou & Black, is now in the
market buying a large stock of fall
We are requested by the local
manager to announce that all parties
using the Progress Telephone out
side of the Bolivar Exchange will
be charged from this date.
Why not buy Tinware that
is guaranteed not to rust:
Durrett has it.
The following gentlemen from
Chester County attended" the Flo
terial Convention last Monday: J.
A. Deming, C. B. Ijams, J. F.
Hornsby, C. McCann, R. E. McKinnie,-
M. T. Sharp, W. C.
Thompson, J. B. Galbreath, John
R. Edwards, J. A. Hankins, A. A.
Anderson, Jeff Cothran, G. T.
Rush, M. M. Deming, J. II. Dem
ing, Frank Hodge.
One of the most thoroughly en
joyable and pleasant outings of1 the
season was given by Tennyson
Lodge, Knights of Pythias on
Thursday of last week at Kearney's
Mill to its members and friends.
The guests present numbered about
150. Everything the appetite could
desire, from the juiciest barbecued
meats to the daintiest "aftercourse"
was served in abundance. ' Rev. T.
E. P. Woods delivered an entertain
ing and interesting address on Pytb-ianism.
We are showing best line
of Pocket Knives arrd Table
Cutlery ever shown' in Boli
A protracted meeting, in which
much interest was manifested, clos
ed Saturday at Ebenezer, in the
14th district, with, several profes
sions. The pastor, Rev. W. II.
Jordan, waa assisted by Rev. J. A.
Scarborough, of Fulton. Ebenezer
was the first church organized in
the 14th district, in 1884, and Mr.
Jordan haa been pastor from its
organization to the present time.
Its membership is active, large and
continually increasing. The build
ing "has recently been recovered and
J. A. Carter has come into the
possession of a vaiety of the ear-Iist-matuiin
corn we have hard of,
known as "Peterki ;s' Perfection."
He planted some of this corn on the
13th of April and on the first day
of July gathered roasting ears. The
corn is now dry enough to shell.
On the 3rd day of July he , planted
the second crop, and discovered
silks in his field August 12th. Mr.
Carter says this variety will make
two crops easily and produces as
well as any ordinary corn.
Mrs. Samuel Dunjan died
August 11th at her home east of
Bolivar alter a lingering illness.
Her remains were buried ia Union
Cemetery.Rev. T. E. P. Woods con
ducting the funeral services. Mrs.
Duncan was born in Virginia April
7, 1828, and moved with her moth
er to Hardeman Couniy in 1851.
In 1855 she was united in marriage
to Samuel II. Duncan, who died in
1889. .The result of the union was
seven children, three of whom sur
vive, William Duncan, Mrs. Ed
Roberts, Mrs. Wilkinson. Mrs.
Duncan had been a member of the
Methodist church from girlhood.
She was truly a good christian wo
man and bore her long continued
sufferings with patience and forti
tude. The home of Mrs. J. E. Mask
was the scene of festivity on Wed
nesday afternoon when the Euchre
Club and a number of guests assem
bled for a spirited game of cards.
Mrs. Mask is noted for her genial
manner and an invitation to her
home is an assurance of pleasure
in store. The fright that greeted
the eyes of the guests upon entering
the parlors, was the daintily set
tables, and nothing could have been
more temp ing than the Iu icheon.
Before beirini'ig the games, instru
mental selections and a vocal solo
most artistically rendered by Mrs.
Girault Farrow, ot New Orleans,
charmed the guests. - The ten games
were played and the final count
showed Miss Ophelia Bills the win
ner of the first prize, a silver gold
bowl berry spoon. To Mis Ann
Eva Black, went the second prize,
a box of stationery, while the
guest's prize, a pair of dainty hose
was awaded to Miss Lizzie Lea Mil
ler. The moon's jolly face was
just appearing above the horizon
when the guests thanked Mrs. Mask
for a delightful afternoon and re
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fell and flDiutct tccfc f .
Tor Sale or Rent.
My new resid'ence," on Worth
Main Street, in most desirable resi
dence portion of Bolivar. Terms
reasonable. For- further informa
tion apply to A. li. Fulghum,
- Crainesville, Tenn.
WE HAVE FULL" LINE IN
CHROME PATENT COLT,
Free Trip to World's Fair.
Result of 16th week of P. F. Wilkinson A Sons'
"Popular Ldy Contest."
Miss Altie Milstead........ 301
Miaa Pearl Taylor .. . 40
Miaa Pearl Savage..... 80
Miss Ella Crawford ...... 69
Miss Korrelle WhiteDton.... ...70
Miss Aneva Black 20
Miss Lucille McDaniel .39
Miss Ella Mitchell .1S3
Miss Ella Plrtl. ..... 73
Miss Jennie Mitchell . 25
Miss Mattye Cochrane 72
Miss Dickens Caruthers 44
Miss Mattie Clinton. .......... 1
Miss Ethel Campbell 2
Miss Lucy Dorris ... ..173
Miss Llllie Pegg........M......................l
Miss May Smith .......MM..MM.282
Miss Margie Hudson ..................27
Miss Belle Pirtle............... . 28
Miss Ivy Breeden ...m 39
Miss Jennie Vincent . ... 65
Miss Nannie Doyle . ......... 6
Miss Lillian Harris 7
49A11 persons holding tickets are requested to
turn them in.
Sunday School Convention.
Don't forget the Sunday School
Convention "of interest to all. We
hope all day school teachers can ar
range to suspend school so as to be
present at the convention on the
1st and 2nd of September. We
will have a subject of especial in
terest to them.
Chas. D. Durrett, Scty. .
Belated Election Returns.
The returns of the regular elec
tion, held August 4th, from Dis
trict No. 11 had not been received
last week up to the hour of going
to press. They are as follows:
For Sheriff, Smith, 163; for Trus
tee, Bishop, 163. This makes the
total vote of Smith ia the county,
2093, total vote of Bishop, 2090.
In the above mentioned district,
C. T Hudson, was elected Tar As
sessor; A. V. Neely, Constable; F.
S. Simpson Z. C. McCowan, George
.Yoakum, School Directors
It is with a sad heart that we
chronicle the death of one of Harde
man County's most noble young
women, Mrs. Lula Pirtle, consort
of R. L Pirtle, after a liugeriog
illness of twenty-one days of that
fatal malady, typhoid fever. Her
sweet spirit went home to the God
she loved so dearly on - last Friday
morning at 6 o'clock, surrounded
by her devoted husband, relatives
and friends. Had she lived until
August 30th, she would have been
24 years of . age. She waa a true
and devoted christian, a member of
the Christian Church at Cloverport.
Our deepest and most profound
sorrow goes out to the bereaved
ones in this sad hour. L. M. '
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