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CTRAY LOCAL NOTES
fl NOW 18 THE TIME FOB
We have just received a carload of Cotton Top, all
Cotton, Combination and Cotton Felt Mattresses. We
buy in large quantities and give our customers the bene
fit of careful buying. Note a few prices quoted:
Cotton Top Mattresses, full size 1.45
Cotton Top Mattresses, full size, bound
and Tufted 1.70
Combination Mattresses, bound and
tufted, full size 3.85
Solid Oak Rockers 1.00
Solid Oak Diners 1.00
Solid Oak Center Tables 1.45
Wc cany n large stock of suites, Dining tables, China Closets, Buffets, Side
Boards, Parlor Tables, Book Cases, Library Tables, Leather Furniture, Wardrobes,
Desks, Etc, and invite you to get our prices before buying.
We have just received our Spring Line of Collapsable Steel Go-Carts, and also
a large line of Rccd Baby Carriages and Carts. They are on sale at prices that will
appeal to the most conservative buyers. Call and sec them.
Hickman furniture Co.
ILC Ma : i .i In Memphis, this
IE W.pj tt home again, after
PKfctKs'ts stay in Memphis.
ire Lowfrv. of Clinton, filled his
lruaFr " ttnentat Poplar Grove,
Vbi.W B Cark it slowly- re-
'zt, iMi a serious illness of
Uiil-x aid family have re-
itU: from Texas, where they
r't ceo i:r several months.
,'m, McCijre has sold several
:clc:ce logs, the timber having
:wcn the old Ferdinand Maddox
l&t Br.wdrr and family, of Ful-
. w..apanjea Dy Miss Hettie
ci, ens over Sundav. In an
t3 call cn W. T, Hamer and
H. L. Curlin is on the sick list.
W. J. Allen and wife returned to
their home in Osceola, Wednesday.
Miss Ollie Thielkeld has resumed
her position at Morgan & Verhine's
Guy Hale and H. . Curlin were
the guests of the tatter's parents,
J. W. Maddox. wife and children
arrived from Texas, Saturday even
irg, to visit relatives and friends.
Mrs. Trudie McDaniel, a highly
respected old lady, of near Wood
land, died last Wednesday, of tuber
culosis. The remains were laid to
rest in the Salem Cemetery, Dr.
Glover conducting the funeral services.
Telephone that grocery order to
Bettersworth & Prather.
Alfred Dick went to Charleston,
Tuesday, on business.
Bill Hinshaw, of Hickman, was
here Monday, on business.
J. D. Pickett has been making
some improvements on his place.
Several boys from here attended
a dance at Medley, Saturday night.
The people are now hustling and
preparing for farming since the wat
er has gone down.
A partv was given at the home of
Mrs. Hall last Friday night and an
enjoyable time was reported.
Capt. F. M. Ryan, Captain and
pilot of the Mengel Box Company
Towboat, was accompanied here by
his wife, and neice, Miss Cleota
Weaterholt, of Cloverport, Ky.
Capt. Ryan and wife will make
Hickman .their future home.
Who will open the straw hat sea
son? Motion nlctures everv nicht at the
Two marriages scheduled for
J H. Webb renews for the Cour
ier another year.
John Haskins is here this week on
on a visit to old mends.
"Pasco" Rex Phosphate renam
ed, lowgurs Drug btore.
Miss Mollie Bourne spent Sunday
in Union City with home folk.
If its olumblnr. Cotton & Adams
can do the job. Prices right.
Will have canna and cladium
bulbs order at once-Miss Frankye
We make a specialty of metal
roofing. See us about it. Cotton &
Gene Fate Glover Deputy Sheriff
of Clayton, was here Wednesday on
Miss Tulia Tackson sornt Sundav
with her sister, Mrs. Murphy, at
FOR SALE Good team of horses
and Wagon cheap cash or note.
w. &. Allison.
Mrs. Lowry Stone and little
daughter, Mary, have returned from
a visit to relatives in Greenfield.
Mrs. Mildred King and Miss
Pearl Cloar, of Clayton, were here
spopping Tuesday, and visited Mrs.
Miss Virginia Shumate has return
ed to her home in Newbern, Tenn.,
after a pleasant visit to Mrs. Allison
Tyler and other relatives.
FOR SALE : Miss Ellen Ander
son's household and kitchen furni
ture. Also surveyor's insturments,
property of the late A. C. Holmes.
A great revival is now in progress
at the West Hickman Chapel. Many
conversions are reported. Services
every day at 2 :30 p. m. and 7 :3ff
Remember, when you get a blue
mark on the corner of your paper or
a postal calling attention to your
subscription to this paper expiring
that it will stop the following week.
No exceptions to this rule.
Have you heard about the fine
pair of shoes that is to be given away
by one of the stores next Saturday?
You can get a ticket just for the ask
ing. Now. on the following Satur
day, April 10th, this same store will
give away, absolutely free, a ladies
fine skirt, worth S7.50 or a fine pair
of Royal Tailor mens S7.50 trousers
made to measure, as desired. The
tickets cost you nothing and you
don't have to buy anything to get
them. Just go and ask for them.
Of course you know the store is Elli
son Bros, and by-the-way, you ought
to look at that line of skirts, the
Howard Skirts. A woman with a
Howard Skirt on, is well dressed.
They are up-to-date in every respect.
And the same can be said of a man
in Royal Tailor garments. And the
gaurantee signed in pen and ink,
that Royal Tailor garments will hold
their style until worn out, is what
no other tailors will give. Go see
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In Spring Low Shoes
Have you bought your Spring Shoes yet? If you
have not, there is still a chance for you to profit by
many ideas that may be gotten from the showing of
Our stock represents all that is newest and most
fashionable in Men's and Women's Shoes. You will
find in it many styles that are made for and controlled
The most charming and most effective styles in
Oxfords, Ties, Pumps and the many novelties shown
only at this store await your choosing. Surely, you
would not buy your Spring Shoes before coming to
milet & ZKaylor's
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THUMPS are popular but "Queen Quality"
pumps are the most popular. The new
ankle strap patterns fit like a glove and will
not slip at the heel. It's a pump that you ac
tually walk in, not walk out of. Other styles
just as well fitting at $2.50, $3.00 and $3.50.
BALTZER & DODDS D. G. GO.
Doings at the Court House,
G T Meacham vs Sis Shelby,
admr. Suit on note.
Myrtle Milford vs Tom Milford.
Suit for divorce.
J. R. Bryant vs Lee Armstrong.
Suit to recover on note. It seems
that Armstrong bought some mules,
and gave a note in payment with
Bryant as surety, and mortgaging
the mules to secure Bryant. Bry
ant had to pay the note, and asks to
recover 5413.20. F. S. Moore is
attorney for plaintiff.
Wm Woods vs I C K R. Suit to
recover for killing mule, valued at
Marguerite Kesterson vs Eminent
Household of Columbian Woodmen.
Suit for insurance. Kesterson was
killed last fall by R. R. Rogers
in the upper bottom. Koney &
McMurry are attorneys for plaintiff.
The following marriage licenses
have been issued from the office of
the county clerk : L. D. Overby,
of this city and Miss Susan High of
Hickman county. Overby was re
cently discharged from the United
States navy. Luther Dotson and
Miss Kate Barnes, both of this city.
The bride is a daughter of W. F.
Barnes, the old ferryman. They
were married Wednesday night.
Had to Change Name.
H. N. Cowgill, received a letter
from patent attorneys at Washing
ton, Wednesday, that he would have
to change the name of "Rex Phos
phate." It seems that a New York
man has that name copyrighted and
it is in violation of the law for Mr.
Cowgill to use it.
He has adopted the name "Pasco"
and henceforth his popular drink
"ill be known by that name.
However the change in name will
in nowise affect its manufacture and
when you call for "Pasco" you are
sure to get the best drink on the
Ben Davis, of Hickman, visited
his old home Sunday.
Lizzie Roper, is recovering from
a siege of pneumonia.
Mrs Chas. Noonon.who has been
very sick, is slowly Improving.
Mrs. Maggie Ramsey, of Clinton,
visited her parents, Henry Davis
and wife, Sunday.
Mrs. Wra. Crostic hurt herself
quite seriously a few days ago by
falling from a door.
Lee Davis is suffering with a
wounded eye, having pierced it some
time ago with a barb wire.
Henry Davis went to Clinton, Mon
day, to assist his daughter, Mrs.
Ramsey, in the chicken business.
The people of Rush Creek organiz
ed their Sunday School last Sunday,
with Henry Treas as superintendent.
Bridal eclat and a veil soon. We
won't mention names but let it suffice
to say that It is a young roan of noble
qualities and his', bride-to-be is a
sweet fiirl of fine family. "Wait
The Standard Oil Company is
talking of putting a gasoline tank
here. This will be a great improve
ment on the method it is now band-
led If this tan is put here, it will
be built by their coal oil tank,
A. M. Shaw and wife spent Friday
W. J. Maddox is visiting his son,
Lee Maddox, at Terrell, Tenn.
Misses Carrie and Lucile Burrus,
of Woodland, were here Sunday.
John Maddox and family, of Abi
lene, Texas, are visiting relatives
R. J. Hunt and wife, of Paris,
Tenn., were here a few days last
Mrs. S. Burrus visited Mrs. Jas.
Moss, at Union City, several days
Miss Edna Carpenter, of Hickman,
spent Saturday and Sunday here, the
guest of Miss Burrus.
B. Roper, of Water Valley, spent
several days here this week, the
guest of bis brother, J. C. Roper.
Farmers have been very busy for
some time preparing their ground
for corn and from present indications
another large crop will be planted.
Henry Lancaster, formerly of this
county, but now living at Faragould,
Ark., has returned to his home, after
a visit to G. W. Whipple and family.
Fishermen Violating Law.
We understand there will be some
action taken against a number of
fishermen who are violating the game
laws in this section unless they de
sist seining and netting, which is in
violation of the law of this state.
For the benefit of those who are
not familiar with it, we give below
Section 1899, Ky. Statutes, relating
to this subject :
That It hall be unlawful for any person or
persons to catch or destroy fish in any of
the running wntera, lakes or ponds, other
than private ponds of the state, by meant of
a seine, net other than a dip-net, drag or
trap, except streams formtutt the boundary
line between this and other States, and the
lakes and ponds adjacent thereto. Any one
thus offending shall, on conviction, be fined
In a sum not leas than twenty-live dollars
nor more than fifty dollars for each offense,
and cost of prosecution.
Better let this be a warning.
No. fcf. The John Klstner house and lot In
West Hickman. Everyone knows this
place. We are prepared to quote you a good
Nn.Sl. 1(11 acres timber land, never been
cut. consisting of yellow poplar, white oak
and walnut ; 3 miles from railroad; In Ten
nessee. Owner cannot look after It. Got
ITU) cash? Beo us.
As the General Secretary of the
American Christian Missionary So
ciety has sent word he will meet with
the Christian church people and all
who are interested in the Home Mis
sionary work of Kentucky, next Fri
day evening, I request all the East
Hickman people who expected to at
tend the services at the residence of
Joseph Smith, to come to the Chris
tian church next Friday 7 :30 p. m.,
and hear Rev. Joseph. Keevil, of
New York City, who will give a tree
lecture, illustrated by fine stereopti-
con pictures, No collection will be
taken. Kev. M. u, alaney.
Capt. Brown of the "White Sox"
informs us that Chas. Commiskey,
the Chicago millionaire, and owner
cfthe White Sox Baseball Club,
will arrive in Hickman about the
15th to take a pleasure trip on his
launch. Mr. Commiskey is slated
for Chicago's next mayor, and there
is little doubt about his winning it
he enters the race. Last week this
gentleman purchased a baseball park
in the heart of that city for which he
Miss Marine Brown returned Fri
day from an extended visit to Miss
Grace Reeves at Cbaffe, Mo., and
Miss Laura McCrew at Bernle, Mo,