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Thn Rn IllOf Pllllnf in 1 Mr. J. A. J. Dudley and wife, of PROCEEDINGS CHANCERY COURT, SEP
I IIC DUIIVdr DUllCllll. Greenfield, are visiting- Mrs. J. W.
Progress Telbphonk No. 17.
Greenfield, are visiting Mrs. J. V.
tember Term 1904.
Mrs. F. A. Williams, of Jack;! r. r. Crawford for use Bank of
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relatives in Bolivar
Mies Frances Bills
F. J. Coates, of Louisville, Ky.,
is at home on a visit.
See the latest creations in j se
Ladies' Belts and Ties at'o
Mrs. Sally Sain, widow of An-
(drew Sain, dee'd, died Tuesday
viemng j evening at her borne in the 7th dis
trict, of typhoid fever, aged G2
years. She was a member of the
Methodist church for over thirty
years. Her remains were buried at
Pleasant Grove church, the funeral
services being conducted by Rev.
Tiovemor Frazier has offered a
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Cook visit-, reward of $150.00 for the arrest aud
ed Jackson last week. conviction of Lee Chandler, wh
Miss Ttnnie Pirtle has return- J committed murder upon tne body o
Hardy Walton in the 18th district
nn thp ISfli nf Spntpmlir Thin
goods suitable for all
poses, at Durrett's.
ed from an extended visit to Texas.
in connection with the amount of
pur-I fere(j by tne gherifl, makes the tota
Mr. R.N. Mitchell and little
son, Robert, spent Sunday in Jack
Mrs. Jerome Hill and Miss Irene
Bond returned last week from At
Broadcloths and other sta
ple dress goods, all shades, at
Mrs. John Atkins and children,
Haberdashery, the latest
styles Ascots, Puffs, Four
in-hand, Club. Take a peep
at ours before selecting1. At
E. B. Walker, representing the
firm of Underwood & Underwood,
New York, is canvassing the county
with eterescopic views, and those
exhibited to us were high class and
of Vildo, are visiting the family of the superior of anything we have
Mr. Wm. Taylor. seen in that line. We understand
-Mr. F.D. Avers and Miss Mollie that Resold a large order of his
Rogers, of Opha, were among our goods to the Nebraska State Asylum
for deaf and dumb, to be used for
educational purposes. He will Jbe
glad to show you his collection.
Beautiful Silk, Mohair and
Fancy Wool "Waistings; call
and see them at Durrett s.
Mieises Mary Ingram and Mattye
Cochrane will spend the month of
October in Nashville.
Miss Irene Bond left this week
for Sewanee to attend the approach
ing marriage of Miss Una McNeal.
Wool Suitincrs and Mo
hairs, the popular shades in
both, at Durrett s.
Miss Velma Kiunie left Tues
day evening for Des Arc, Ark.,
where she will teach for the coming
McCall Dress Patterns.
Patterns carried in stock.
Ladies will please call and
get a style sheet at Durrett's.
Mrs. Fanny Neely and Miss
Minnie are spending a few days at
the Hospital, the guests of Mrs.
brand, at Dur
The Walkover Shoe,
Best shoe made;
A pair to fit you
While superintending the load
ing of a car with logs at the station
nee, Mr, J. W.
Hillis saw the chain of the derrick
break and fly out in the direction in
which he was standing. Realizing
h'a danger, his first thought was to
drop behind a log, but fearing the
chain would fall on him, and not
knowing the tackling block was at
tached to the chain, his second
thought was to run. Just as he
started to suit the action to the
thought, the twen'y pound block
struck him at the base of the brain
and knocked him seuseless. A gash
of two inches was cut to the bone.
but no bones were fractured. On re-
:onsciousness he was able
to walk to town and have the in
" Shoes. Suffice it to say we
Messrs'. G. M. and R. C. Wilk- have a complete line as to
styles and prices. Shoes for
the baby; to make a long
story short, shoes for all the
family at Durretfs.
Bolivar vs. I. L. Cox; continued.
S. F. Nuckolls, adm., of J. J.
Young dee'd., vs. J. M. Young et.,
als.; decree in favor of J. M. Young
debt and interest.
J. J. Harris and wife, Sallie Har
ris, vs. C. R. Pulliam et., als.; sale
confirmed and compromised with
reference to advancements.
L. G. Chiles vs. Mary L. Chiles;
uecree ior divorce.
Sue J. Savage for use John Wills
vs. Henderson Campbell; continued
on affidavit of defendant
Eliza Forbes vs. Henry Forbes;
dismissed by each party paying one
half the cost.
Anna White vs. John L. White;
Ida Macon vs. Thomas Macon
and J. F. Macon; divorce granted
and custody of children.
A. T. McNeal for use of Jerome
and Lucien HiU-vs. Robt Jarrettet
als. ; order of sale as prayer.
Elisha Churchill vs. Bettie Church
ill; decree of divorce and plaintiff to
M. Z. Jernigan vs. E. J. Jerni
gan; decree for divorce and defend
ant pay cost.
Jack Bunting vs. Alice Bunting;
A. J. Vernon vs. India Vernon;
decree for divorce.
J. C. Ervin for use of A. S. An
derson vs. C. C. Ervin; demurrer
Robert Wood vs. Candice Wood;
decree for divorce.
Ella Tucker vs. Bunk Tucker;
bill dismissed and cos', divided.
James Briat vs. (Ma Brint; con
J. H. Tims vs. Nora E. Tims; de
cree for divorce.
Annie Thomas vs. Bob Thomas;
decree for divorce.
R. N. Lambert vs. Fletcher Lam
bert; decree for divorce.
Jno. R. Black, adm r estate of J.
A. Black, dee'd, vs. ex parte; prayer
of decree granted and administrator
allowed to supplement the .income
of Aneva Black, a minor, so as to
allow her $200 for her support.
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I W. J. WHEELER & SON II T. INGRAM & CO.,
The Leading Wholesale and Retail Grocery
House of Bolivar.
Tlie Leading and the most
up to date Grocers. fi; -
w. " . i...s. . r, f The only firm that buys in car load lots, hence can
-Ht uCtult u. nuiB uAuiuMvuiy i vjiucerius. and does undersell other competitors
1 ou can t eet a vara of calico, a snool of thread, a -
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uua ui puis or a, uume oi patent metucine in -our r5
house. But if you need any of the above named you s
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Bros., or Dr. B. V. Hudson. We bujr our goods in s
large quantities and pay cash for them, and by doing s
this we always get the very best goods just as cheap s
as some of our competitors get their inferior goods. s
We buy our Flour, Salt, Oats, Bran, Corn and s
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x.ay i.., .uu ,u. -- inw-ui w uavu a ia.Be stock and Cm make J0U close prices on Same
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as ciiuap a iii uneupem. S
All of our other goods we buy in large quantities s ?
rarely ever failing to get the very best goods and at
the same time get the best prices possible. At the jZ
same time we don't buy goods to keep on the shelf
or under the counter. We always buy as we can sell 3
them, and never have a lot of old shelf worn goods,
400 barrels Sylph and Cleopatra Flour.
300 bales choice Timothy Hay.
Granulated and Y. C. Sugars.
Choice Sugar-house Molasses. $m
Now is the time for sowing Rye, Turf Oats, Clover, m
Herdsgrass and Timothy Seeds. We have them in
spoiled or rotten goods, etc., etc. We keep nice
St: clean fresh goods. Is that what you .vant?
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Good Sewing Machines at $J5.00, $J7.50 and
We havn t gotten in the old rut of buying all of
our goods from one city or from one firm, and 12
ust take what they give us. We always have our
eyes open for good goods at good prices. We buy 12
wuen goods and prices suit us regardless of the "JPer- S
sonal Friend the Drummer. 3 $25.00.
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Groceries of any firm here. Our customers tell us zs Wheeler & Wilson, the best Machine made, three
that this is iust what we are doing. There certainly Sj j tjr -t. on nn
must be some truth in this statement judging from 2 drawer, drop head, for only $30.00.
the way our business has increased. Full set of attachments with all Machines.
We heartily thank our friends and customers 13
Z for their kindness and highly appreciated patronage. Z2
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aeiignteu ior you to give us a trial.
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See our Machines before buying from anyone. o
General Crop Conditions
insou and Misses Maude Wilkinson
and Altie Milstead have returned
from St. Louis.
Werner-made Pants, nice
selection of styles and prices,
Mr. Stephen Vincent and sister,
Misrt Jennie, of the 13th district,
were guests of Miss Wilina Vin
cent Saturday and Sunday.
for youths ; Climax brand
clothing for boys, at Durrett's.
In response to a cordial invita
tion from. Mrs. S. Dickson on Tues
day afternoon a score or more of
Miss Julia Tate's friends pounded
her with many pretty and useful
presents in Mrs. Dickson's reception
hall. Handkerchiefs, towels, col-
clothillg lars, center pieces and fans pelted
Mrs. E. S. Crawford has return
ed from a visit to Jackson. She
was accompanied home by her little
brother, F. A. Williams, Jr.
her from all sides. After the
shower ices and cakes were served
most beautifully. The marriage of
Miss Julia to Mr. Ellis Coolidge, of
Helena, Ark., will take place at her
home this evening. The handsome
bride will be dressed in a dark blue
traveling suit, with hat and gloves
Mothers, see Durrett's clo- en suite. The parlor will be bright-
thing for boys before buying, ened by potted plants and vases of
A good selection for all ages, cut flowers. At the head of an aisle
I formed of white ribbon down which
Rev. W. S. Cochrane left Wed-r , ... ,, ... 4
nesday morning for McKeozie to K ' .
perform the marriage ceremony of Evelyn Tale and Quintard Joyner,
Miss Lizzie Cheek to Mr. Edmond- holding the ribbons. Many hand-
eon, of Greenfield, Tenn. (some presents in cut glass, silver
Shields' latest New York and linen have been received- Tbe
styles in men's hats, all
shapes and colors; see ours,
we can suit you. Durrett's.
Master Pitser Miller met with
a painful accident on Tuesday last.
While making a kite he by some
means ran a piece of wire entirely
through the lower lid of his left
eye, just escaping the ball.
The kind of clothes gentle
men wear, Wellworth brand,
nice range of styles and
prices, at Durrett's.
Esquire W. A.Caruthers has sold
his valuable farm in the 5th district
to S. T. Foote, who will take pos
session January 1st. We learn that
'Squire Caruthers has made no plans
for the future. We would be glad
to have him and his interesting
family move to Bolivar.
Wellworth brand of cloth
ing, made to fit and fit to
wear, ready for inspection at
family of the groom presented them
with a chest of fine silver. They
leave on the evening train for St.
Louis and later for New Orleans,
where they will spend the winter.
One of the saddest deaths we
have recently beeu called upon to
chronicle occurred at Corinth,
Miss., Wednesday morning. Hugh
Tate, Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. K.
A. Tate, of Bolivar, who was in
the employ of the Alcorn Woolen
Mills, at Udrinth, while in the dis
charge of his duty arranging a
cross-arm or insulator upon the top
'of a pole, was struck by a live wire
and instantly killed. The remains
were brought to Bolivar Wednes
day evening. Funeral services were
conducted from St. James church
Thursday morning by the rector,
Rev. Neill Joyner, and the body
interred in Polk cemetery in the
preeence of many friends. Hugh
was about 19 years of age and was
one of the most popular and prom
ising young men of Bolivar, manly,
honor'able, courteous and polite.
The family have the tenderest sym
pathy of our people in their great)
Local showers in various portions
of the State were very beneficial in
these favored sections to late crops,
such as potatoes, turnips, some vejy
ate corn and cotton and garden
stuff : but the rainfall was generally
very light and insufficient over the
grreater portion of the State. The
temperature averaged slightly above
The late corn crop will be short;
some correspondents say only half
an average yield may be expected.
The early crop is still reported an
Cotton continues to open rapidly
and probably one-half of the crop is
open. It is generally stated that
the crop will be a light one with a
very small top crop. Cotton has
uffered severely in most places from
dry weather, rust and shedding.
Most of the tobacco crop is
housed and the crop is generally a
satisfactory one, being perhaps a
little above the average jield and in
quality very good.
The apple crop is a fairly good
In the diy districts fall crops
made no progress during the week
and in some places deteriorated.
The week was favorable, however,
for the saving of hay and much
good peahay was gathered. -
Fall plowing has been greatly de
layed on many farms on account of
the dry, hard condition of the soil.
1 Hat rack, 2 large show cases, 1
upright show case, Lot rubber hose,
1 moving picture machine, 8--10 gal
lon stone jugs, 1 carboy, 12 small
heating stoves, 1 billiard table with
balls, cues, counters and rack, 1
pool table with balls, cues, counters
and racks, 1 large stone w'ater cooler,
1 two horse wagon, 2 bed steads, 1
lot mattresses, 1 lot pillows, 1 two
horse plow, 1 horse plow, 1 corn
planter, 1 tobacco cutter, 1 croquet
set, 2 cigar tutters and lighters, T
pictures and frames, 3 gasoline
lamps, 1 farm bell, 1 lawn mower,
2 counter scales, 1 platform scales,
1 cotton scales, 1 horse mill, 3
Rochester lamps, 1 pump, 1 patent
coal oil tank, 2 large ice cream
All the above will be sold very
VI. T. ANDERSON.
Notice of Insolvency.
The undersigned J. T. Hundley,
administrator of the estate of La-
venia Long,' deceased, having sug
gested to the County Court Clerk
of Hardeman CQunty,Tennessee,the
insolvency of said 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 16th, 1905, or they will
be barred in law and in equity.
J. T. Hundlzt,
Administrator of Lavenia Long
Holiday Goods suitable for
all kinds of Presents now on
exhibition up stairs at Hud
World's progressive Railroad Shows, Museum; Men
agerie and Trained Animal Exhibition.
Enlarged and Recon
structed (or the
Largest, Richest and
llest Show on
J3oliA Tenn., Tuosdiiy Oct., 11.
Some of the great features to be seen with Sun Brothers Progressive Shows.
The Famous Hard ell and Hart Trio
Triple Horizontal Bar experts, introducing difficult Double
bummersaults and Fly Overs.
and her beautiful
Madam J essie Leon
Wonderful Hill Fa mily Society Acrobats.
Introducing all the latest daring sensational tricks.
p YYl TY1 nH ATHfl m09t wonderful Mule in the World, . per-
WUIIlLlUwLUl forming the remarkable feat of walking a tight
rope in mid air; $ 1,000 for hla equal.
the Famous Hitler, principalJockey the distribution of
Why par traveling agents
fabulous prices for inferior
makes of Sewing Machines,
when you can buy the best,
the New Home, for one-third
the price they ask? We are
the exclusive representatives
of the New Home Sewincr
Machine Company in Bolivar,
and we deal directly with the
factory, lo the price of ma
chines bought from traveling
is added the hire of
teams, the salary of salesmen,
board and other expenses.
The New Home is recogniz
ed the world over as the most
gives better satisfaction than
any machine on the market.
Call and see them at our
store before buying and don't
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Six $6 00 single barrel Guns at
Shipped to us through mistake of
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