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The Bolivar Bulletin.
Pbogress Telephone No. 17.
h Local News
Mies Anna Tate is
J. A. Barrett.
is clerking for
Miss Velma limuie is visiting
Mrs. John Warren has return
ed from Memphis.
Miss Margaret Withers has re
turned to Jackson.
Mrs. Armlatead and children,
of Conway, Ark., are visiting Mrs
Henry Brewer i making an ad
dition to bis residence on Lafayette
miss Ji.tiiei uarapoeii has re
turned from a visit to relatives in
Mr. V. M. Crawford, of
Wheelers, Miss., visited relatives
here Ibis week.'
Mr. Alva Moore, of Middle-
burg, has returned from a visit to
the World's Fair.
Mrs. F. C. Dickson, of Louis
ville, was a guest of Mrs. B. V.
Miss Evelyn Kortrecht has re
turned to Memphis, accompanied
by Miss Julia Tate.
Mrs. O. R. Polk, Mrs. Tudor
Brooks, and Miss Fannie Jones are
at Rogers' Springs.
Circuit Court is in session this
week. The proceedings will ap
pear in our next issue.
Frank Campbell left Tuesday
for Jackson to enter the Southwest
ern Baptist University.
Mrs. Pitser Miller and little
son have returned from New Jersey,
where they spent the summer.
Ernest Siler and Manley Gee,
of Pine Top, entered the South
western Baptist University at Jack
eon this week.
Rev. Nevill Joyner has return
ed from Mississippi and Louisiana,
where he has been in the interest of
A few friends on Monday even
ing witnessed a rare scene at Mrs.
Southall Dickson's the opening of
a night-bloomiug cereus.
We learn that Messrs. John L.
and S. T. Foote have abandoned
the idea of going west, and have
bought a farm near Moscow.
A large crowd from Bolivar at
tended the speaking in Jackson
Monday, a special coach being
necessary to accommodate them.
Miss Ethel Seabrook, a beauti
ful and charming young lady ot
Grand Junction, was recently the
guest of Miss Mattye Cochrane.
T. F. Bishop, recently elected
Trustee of Hardeman County, as
sumed the duties of the office Tues
day. J. W. Jacobs will assist him
J. A. Wilson, Jr., is in charge
of the Grand Junction branch of
the Hardeman County Savings
Bank this week, while Cashier Lee
is enjoypg the sights of the World's
The following attorneys were in
attennance upon Circuit Court this
week: J. W. E. Moore, Browns
ville; W. II. Biggs, Jackson; A. B.
Lamb, Paris; Lake Erie Halloday,
Dresdeo; C. W. Crawford, Somer
ville. We direct attention to the ad
vertisement of John II. Bills, in
surance agent. He has recently
bought out the agency of R. E.
Durrett, and represents some of the
best and most reliable companies in
An immense wild cat, weigh
ing over twenty-five pounds, was
killed Tuesday in Hatchie bottom
below the bridge on the Bolivar
and Tooue road, by Edgar Young.
One of the claws was presented to
George Newbern was a visitor
to Memphis the first of the week.
On his return he was accompanied
by his wife and the children and
they are now keeping house ia the
McClintock cottage. TheMarianna
A protracted meeting commenced
at the Methodist church Sunday,
conducted by the Pastor, Rev. J.
G. Williams. Two services are
held daily, at 4 o'clock in the after
noon and 8 in the evening. The
attendance has been large and con
siderable interest is manifested. '
Mr. S. II. Prather, of Madisonville, '
Ky., is in charge of the musical
The following yonng men left!
Monday to attend The Mooney
School at Murfreesboro: Rheuben
Scott, Hickory Valley; Carlisle and
Victor Nuckolls, Toone; - Charles
Neely, Robert Kahn, Hugh Tate
Moore and John Coates, Bolivar.
The tent-meeting, conducted
by Rev. J. D. Lewis near Toone
closed Monday night of last wee
after a nine days' session. In ad
dii ion to the christians being great
ly revived, there was over thirty
Thomas T. Wilson, a former
citizen of this county, died io Jack
6on Sunday and was buried Monday
The following relatives from Bol
ivar atteuded the funeral: Messrs
John L. Mitchell, C. G Crawford
Misses Ella Crawford and Jennie
The first bale of new cotton
was brought in Friday by E. B
Stewart and sold to the firm o
Ilazlewood & Newsom at 13 cents a
round. This is ten days earlier
than last season; the first bale last
season was on September I2tn and
sold for 10 and seven-eights cents
Invitations have been issued by
Mrs. Mary Frances Nuckolls to the
marriage ot her daughter, Miss
Laura Nuckolls, to Mr. William
Lafayette Lockman, on the evening
of Wednesday, September the 14th,
1904, at seven thirty o'clock, Bap
tist Church, Bolivar, Tenn.
The opening exercises of St.
Katharine's, conducted by Rev. Mr.
Wells, of Jackson, took place Wed
nesday morning at 10 o'clock in the
presence of a number of friends and
patrons of the school. Misses
Wooden and Tonkin delighted the
assemblage with musical selections.
The attendance this year, we learn,
will be large.
Unitv Association met with
Cooper's Chapel, in the 18th dis
trict, Satur.day, Sunday and Mon
day. lhe preachers present were
Revs. Hall, Scarbrough, Folk and
lale. Uver 2000 people were in
attendance Sunday, and a bountiful
pread was served. The next meet-
ng ot the Association will be neia
at Bolivar on Saturday before the
first Sunday ia September.
C. J. itogers 3e sons, proprie
tors of the Grand Junction Marble
and Stone Works, have just receiv
ed from the quarries fifteen car
loads (five hundred thousand
pounds) of the best marble that
Georgia produces. With taste and
skill they can fashion this marble
into the simplest head-stone or the
mo9t beautiful monument. If you
need anything in their line it will
be to your interest to communicate
Miss Gussie Hobbs and Mr. II.
C. McAnulty, two of .Marianna's
most popular young people, will be
married next Wednesday evening at
seven o'clock at the home of the
bride in this city. No invitations
have been issued no one but the
immediate family will be present.
They will leave the same evening
for Hickory Valley, Tenn., to spend
a week with Mr. McAnulty'a rela
tives and from there they go to the
World's Fair to spend a week.
The Index extends congratulations
and best wishes in advance. Mari
anna (Ark.) Index.
The Bolivar High School open
ed Monday morning, a number of
friends and patrons of the school
being present. Rev. J. G. Wil
liams read a lesion from Proverbs
and Rev. T, Er P. Woods lead in
prayer, after which short talks were
made by these gentlemen, and by
Mr. A. J. Coates on behalf of the
Board of Education, followed by a
brief and appropriate address by
Prof. Ijaras. The new principal
and his corps of assistants will have
the earnest cooperation of all pa
rents and patrons of the school and
it is hoped a successful year's work
will be done. The enrollment the
opening day was 99.
Fearful Odds Against Him
Bedridden, alone and destitute.
Such, in brief was the condition of
an old soldier by name of J. J.
Havens, Versailles, O. For years
he was troubled with Kidney disease
and neither doctor nor medicines
gave him relief. At length he
tried Electric Bitters. It put him
on his feet in short order and now
he testifies: "I'm on the road to
complete recovery." Best on earth
for Liver and Kidney troubles and
all forms of Stomach and Bowel
Complaints. Only 50c.
, by Cox & Co.
Sunday School Convention.
The Hardeman County Sunday
School Convention met in annual
session on Thursday and Friday of
last week in the Presbyterian
Church. After devotional exercises
by Rev. W. S. Cochrane on Thurs-of a mother's love. The gen
day morning, the convention was tie low breathing she wished
called to order by the president, W.
A. Caruthers. Several of the Sun
day Schools of the county were rep
resented. Committees on nomina
tions and resolutions were appoint
ed by the president, composed re
spectively of Rev. T. E. P. Wood,
w i r r it? i fin !. : 1 1 I
a7, "i :' iJLV vV,
B. V. Hudson. Bolivar: II. G.
Howell, Whiteville; G. A. Black,
Toone. The discussion of the sub-
ject, "County Organization,"
opened by W. A. Caruthers.
furnished a wide field. Rev. T. E
P. Woods put seven important
questions on .the board, relative to
the condition of Sunday . Schools in
the county, lhe failure to answer
these questions showed the conven
tion iust where it stood and where
to lay the foundation. II. G. How
ell, of VVbiteviile, followed on
"District Organization." The ideas
brought out were enlarged upon by
Rev. W. S. Cochrane, who suggest
ed practical methods for orgamza
tion. In the afternoon, "Duties of
County Officers" was taken up by
R. D. Whitley. It was suggested
that a Field Worker be appointed
to canvass the county and ascertain
the number of Sunday Schools. On
motion of Rev. W. S. Cochraue,
the nominating committee was au
thorized to appoint a Field Worker
with the understanding that the
convention pay his expenses. Rev.
W. M. Norment in a forceful man
ner talked upon "Church Union vs.
Christian Unity." D. M. McAnul
ty followed with "Denominational
Friday morning at 10 o clock, de
votional exercises were conducted
by Rev. W. M. Norment. After
the call to order and the enrollment
of new delegates, the nominating
committee submitted the following
as officers and the executive Btaff
for the ensuing year: D. M. Mc
Anulty, president; B. V. Hudson,
vice-president; C. D. Durrett, sec
retary and treasurer; R. D. Whit
ley, W. A. Caruthers, W. W. Cox,
R. M. Wright, Prof. C. B. Iiams,
Mrs. Pitser Miller, executive com
mittee, and the same were elected
by the convention. Rev. T. E. P.
Woods was elected .fcield Worker,
and in consideration of the expense
attached to the duties of the posi
tion, pledges were called for to car
ry on this important work. On
motion, a committee of one from
each town in the county is to be ap
pointed to solicit subscriptions for
this purpose. "Biblical Warrant
for Sunday Schools" was then given
by Rev. T. E. P. Woods, who in a
clear, concise and scholarly manner
rora the black-board, together with
the reading of passages from the
bible, so charmed his audience that
at the conclusion of his remarks it
was unanimously decided to have
the subject matter printed in pam-
hlet form for distribution, lhe
beneficial results to be derived from
the "Cradle Roll and Home De
partment" were then briefly discuss
ed by C. D. Durrett.
Hickory Valley and the first
Thursday and Friday in July were
selected as the next place and time
In the installation services which
ollowed, Rev. W. S. Cochrane, in
an impressive manner delivered the
charge to the new officers and Rev.
W. M. Norment prayed earnestly
that grace be given them to dis
charge their duties faithfully. The
right hand of fellowship was ex
tended by all present. President
Caruthers, in a graceful speech
thanked the convention for its many
courtesies show him and resigned
the chair to his successor, D. M.
McAnulty, who asked for their hear
ty cooperation in his new work.
.Primary work was pleasantly
talked by Mrs. T. E. P. Woods.
rof. C. B. Ijams Bbowed how a
day school should go hand in hand
with a Sunday School. "Parental
Responsibility" was given by D. M.
McAnulty and'DrP. H. McKin-
me, ot Hickory valley.
The committee on resolutions
thanked the citizens of Bolivar for
their hospitality, Mrs. Moore for
her duties as organist and Mr. Ca
ruthers for his faithfulness as presi
Mr. Caruthers was made chair
man of the executive committee.
"The Superintendent," by C. D.
Durrett, was the last subject. -
After the singing ot "God be
With You," and a prayer, the con
W. II. Harrison, Cleveland, Miss.,
writes, Aug. 15, 1902: want to
say a word ot praise tor canard's
Snow Liniment. 1 stepped on a
na.il, which caused the cords in my
legs to contract and an abscess to
rise in my knee, and the - doctor
told me that I would have a stiff
leg, so one day I -went to J. F.
Lord's drug store (who is now in
Denver, Col.) He recommended a
bottle of Snow Liniment; I got a
50c size, and it cured my leg. It
is the best liniment in the world.
Abscesses, with few exceptions,
are indicative of constipation or de
bility. They may, however, result
from blows or foreign bodies, in
troduced into the skin or flesh.
such as splinters, thorns-tc.
by Cox & Co.
The Mother's First-Born.
was luuruuig. one neiu
i r . l . v i
ner nrst-Dorn io ner nearti
and beheld his sleepinfr face
i with the eternal tenderness
would continue forever. His
hair was as soft as down, and
she smoothed it away from
his brow and kissed the spot
where the sunny ringlets lay.
His -dimpled sweet cheeks,
rosy mouth and bonnie
I eyes are dearer
than life to
-her. Now he smiles,
child a first smile, the
of the mother's first
She may forget every
thing father, mother, hus
band andjife itself, but that
mother, even in the hours of
delirium and wondering, will
not forget the first sweet
smile of her first-born. He
falls asleep on her breast and
with a prayer in her heart for
his life, she lays him gently
It was nnnn. The pvpr
wntohfnl nvn nttpnHfwl tli
v.mw. T V VfVA..w v -
restless movement of the lit
tle loved one, and a wild fear
shook her soul as she saw lhe
fatal flush of fever on his
cheeks. He murmured in
his pain and she took him in
her arms, and as she shed
scalding tears into his little
face, she cried out in her an
guish for what could not be.
Science was summoned, but
. 1 . 1.1 r -I
was jjuweubfts in me lara "Hr.lnHR thpm nnt ,t nr; n.ml
the All-Powerful. It felt
the pulse, took the tempera-
ture and prescribed the med-
lcines that could not be
en, whispered a few words of
consolation and went away
JNow, wrapped in the grasp
of a burning fever, the little
sufferer, with lingering
breath, raised his eyes in
mute prayer to the face of the
one taat would die
him, but in vain.
It was night.
change one day
forth I In the mornincr there
was life and hope in the
noon-tide there was fear and
sufferine: at nightfall there
death and desolation.
The dimpled cheeks, once so
bright and rosy, were pale in
the embrace of death.' The
little arms that only once in
life embraced the mother 8
nonlr with nhild-lil-P fpn rW-
ness, were useless now. The
bright eyes whose sparkle
meant so much to her, were
Sightless and the infant cry,
so sweet to the mother's ear,
was nusnea iorever. ira-
ploring heaven from out the
sorrow of her soul to let the
cup pass, we leave the moth
er with her first-born. Lake
Erie Holladay, in Dresden
Since our last
shower and crops look somewhat
Prof. A. C. Curley, of North
Carolina, has been appointed pun-land
cipal of the. Hickory Valley 11 igh
School, and Misses Florence Ar-
mour, of Somervule, and Eleanor
Dameron, of Miillin, assistants.
Miss Damtron will also teach short
hand we understand. The date of
opening will be announced later.
Miss Nellie McCaskill closes herlitisa pleasant and most effective
school at Van Buren this week.
W. A. May made a business trip
to Michigan City recently.
Mrs. May Rose Prewitt, Mrs. C.
E.Harris, Mrs. Joe Harris, Miss
Mattie Lou Harris, and Masters
Charlie Harris, Jr., George Harris
eft for the World's Fair Tuesday
Mr. Prauk Futrell left Wedues-
day for the a. VV. 15. U., Jackson.
uir. uneuuen ocou leu ior me
a 191 1 a. 1 r r - 1 . 1
Mooney School at Murfreesboro.
luorgau may leaves on me iyin
for Clarksville to enter school.
Messrs. u. a, and Li. j. iiarrn,
vvm. ijamoerin, i. u. v;rews, 0. 15.
Powell and Berry aLd J. W. Fa-
to jacKson luouaay to
dear jj razier and Littleton speak.
Itev. M. E. Ward, of Laneview,
filled I'aator iteed's appointment
Sunday, Mr. Reed being engaged ;
io a protracted meeting
Mrs. E. S. Blaylock was the
guest of her mother Sunday.
Houston Hill, son of Jeromellill,
returned to Memphis Tuesday after
a vieit to the family of Col. Polk.
Burt Manley returned Sunday to
his home in Medon.
Ernest Rose has returned from
St. Louis and is now in the Missis-
sippi bottom on business.
J. M. Avent is visiting in Canada,
A. D. Jacobs was here on bus-,
Morgan May is visiting in
. t i
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Polk left
'. Tuesday for Memphis and New
! Orleans. Minimum.
Free Trip to World's Fair.
Result of 19th week of P,
"Popular Lady Contest.".
..Hiss Altie Milstead .
F. Wilkinson & Sons'
Miss Pearl Taylor
Miss Pearl Savage. ..-..
Miss Ella Crawford... .
Miss Norvelle W hitnton
Miss Aneva Black
Miss Lucille HcDanieI..,
Miss Ella Mitchell .
Miss Ella Pirtle
Miss Jennie Mitchell....
Miss Mattye Cochrane
Miss Dickens Caruthers......
Miss Mattie Clinton..........
Miss Ethel Campbell
Miss Lucy Dorr is ......
, Miss Lillie Pegg
Miss May Smith
Miss Margie Hudson
Miss Belle Pirtle
Miss Iry Breeden.
Miss Jennie Vincent.
Miss Nannie Doyle ..
Miss Lillian Harris..,
Miss Mary Franklin..
" All persons holding tickets are requested to
turn them in. -
lerms, one-tnira casn, balance on
ume wun .merest. ormtorma
VI." v. WW W t
nn ann t rn . nnn 11 ki a
Two 20.00 double
Guns at $13.50.
Two $18.00 double barrel
Six $6.00 Biugle barrel Guns
Shipped to us last week through
istake of the Rogers Anns Co's
factory. We have instructions to
above, as tbey are slightly damaged
by rust. If you need a Gun come
quickly, you will find a bargain.
Swjeeton & Black.
Seven room dwelling on Main
btreet. Good coal and wood house,
smoke house and stable. Now oc
cupied by R. E. Durrett. Posees-
sion given oeptemoer 1st, or any
time thereafter. Apply to Durrett's
do not be
Hong to us, and
can not be
sold on a credit. Please do
not ask for them unless rou
pay casn. lhis means ev-
erybody, B. V. Hudson.
I will establish a Corn Shredder
at Redd's Mill, and will be prepar
ed to handle both your Corn crop
and Pea Hay at a reasonable
in a short time.
J. II. Flkxneb.
A good mule, sir or eight years
ol?;fw"11 broken' A at Dai
What Is Life.
In the last analysis nobody knows,
but we do know that it is under
strict law. Abuse that law even
slightly, pain results. Irregular
living means derangement of the
organs, resulting in Constipation,
Headache or Liver trouble. Dr.
King's New Life Pills quickly re
adjusts this. It's gentle, yet
thorough. Only 25c at Cox &
n.very part ot tne mucous mcra-
brane, the nose, throat, ears, head
lungs, etc., are subjected to
disease and blight from neglected
colds. Ballard's Horehound Syrup
is a pleasant and effective remedy.
2oc, 50c, $1.00. VV. Akendrick,
Valley Mills, Texas, writes: I
have used Ballard's Horehound
Syrup forcoughs and throat troubles;
remedy." Sold by Cox & Co.
Plump cheeks, flushed w4ih the
soft glow of health and a pure com
plexion, make all women beautiful.
Take a small dose of Herbine after
each meal; it will prevent conslipa
tion and help digest whatvou have
eaten. 50c. Mrs. Wm. M. Stroud,
Midlothian, Texas, writes, May 31,
lUOi: "we nave used tlerbine in
our family for eighty years, and
tound it tne best medicine we ever
used for constipation, billions fever
and malaria." Sold by Cox & Co
A Boy's Wild Ride For Life
With familv around expecting
him to die, and a son riding for
lite, 18 miles, to get Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption,
Coughs and Colds, .VV. II. Brown,
of Leesville, Ind., endured death's
agonies from asthma; but this won-1 t
derful medicine gave instant relief
and soon cured him. He writes: '!
sleep soundly every night."
marvelous cures of Con-
sumption, Pneumonia, " Bronchitis,
Coughs, Colds and Grip prove its
matchless merit for all Throat and
Lung troubles. Guaranteed bottles
50o and $1.00. Trial bottles free
at Cox & Co's drug store.
17. J, WHEELER ft'SORI,
LEADING GROCERYPM OF BOLIVAR.
We carry in stock only
EST of Staple and Fancy
LOWEST prices. Our
ana up to aate. nverytning to be lound. in a tirst
Our patronage has been
increase, ana we nere desire to return thanks to our
friends for same, soliciting continued favors. JtjtJt
We assure you that nothing
and accommodate, Telephone orders promptly filled and
goods delivered in any part of
you are not already a customer, give us a trial order we
feel confident that we can please you. A most cordial in
vitation is extended to the public to call and see us.
For the School Children )
we have Fancy Candies
and Fresh Lunches. )
Wo T, WMEEMIR & gN
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
Has world-wide fame for marvel
ous cures. It surpasses any other
salve, lotion, ointment or balm for
Cuts, Corns, Burns, Boils, Sores,
Felons, Ulcers, Tetter, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Chapped Hands, Skin
Cure guaranteed. Only 25c at
Cox & Co's.
S. A. Read, Cisco, Texas, writes,
March 11th, 1901: "My wrist was
sprained so badly by a fall that .it
was useless; and after using several
remedies that failed to give relief,
used Ballard's Snow Liniment, and
was cured. I earnestly recommend
it to any one suffering from sprains."
25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold by Cox & Co.
Accept No Substitute.
There is nothing just as good for
Malarii, Chills and Fever as Dr.
Mendenhall's Chill and 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. Menden
hall, Evansville, Ind., and get
your money back.
JTno. H. Bill,
Fire Insurance Agenoy,
TORNADO INSURANCE WRITTEN.
Companies represented: Aetna,
Continental, German.German Amer
ican, Hanover, Hartford, Connecti
cut, Michigan Fire and Marine, New
York Underwriters' Agency,Queen.
Worlds Fair Rooms.
Private family, quiet neighbor
hood, lodging and breakfast $1.25.
Extra meals 35c. Gas and bath.
Take Park Car, right of station
going to the right.
Mes J. C. Woodson,
3413 St. Vincent Ave., St. Louis.
(Formerly of Hardeman Co., Tenn )
SSEND US YOUR ORDERS
Work neatly and promptly exe p
Prices the lowest.
$ Bolivar, Tenn $
'the BEST and FRESH
Groceries and sell at the
line is always full, complete
JT l f
very liberal, continues to
will be left undone to please
the city free of charge. If
I For Everybody we have
1 the Best Eatables at the
( Very Lowest Prices.
Stop that Cough!
When a cough, a tickling or an
irritation in the throat makes you
feel uncomfortable, take Ballard's
Horehound Syrup. Don't wait
until the disease has gone beyond
control. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. An
derson, 354 West 5th St., Salt
Lake City, Utah, writes: "We
tLink Ballard's Horehound Syrup
the best medicine for coughs
and colds. We have used it for
several years; it always gives, im
mediate relief, is very pleasant and
gives perfect satisfaction." 25c,
50c, fl.OO at Cox & Co's.
I. IS. BISHOP,
A.t ( orney-at-Law,
Office in the Courthouse-
nd light loads.
'ood for everything
that runs on -wheels.
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tions Btrictly eonddential. Handbook on Fatenta
sent free. Oldest aeency for securinKPatents.
Patents taken tbroa?n Munn It Co. receive
special notice, without charge, in the
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Fftl r08TTMFTI01f Price
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Cure : ' Lung Troubles.
Money back If it fails. Trial Bottles free.
' LJakes short roads.