FRENCH'S NEW SENSATION TO-NIGHT
Best Show on the River. Popular Prices:
, Maddu Olvet Excellent He
c til At the Lyric.
u Ktuii on (ant Friday
.. tins boon studying
Minnie Crudup Vesey,'
V w York City, lor
t,ori nnJ has hnil
jion from Frederick
. i Hnll. She liai
luufrsslonal recitals In
..- the past year, nuil. tho
' I kinan, Her nomo iuwii,
, . A of her nud wore de
ar U r lu ono of tier re-
i it i
.. . u
... Mi. una allflUfl
URL' Hill D'HJ' '
, ; : iuii of her Chopin iium
i. .utile with Hickman ail-
j J was greeted enthuslus-
tv-i uuored many times.
, b l j limit player and per-
. . u liit' lllgvnt understand
s I, . nU of tin' compost
t. clinically auru of her
t ' . J.J ,-csi t'd of a tempera-
,IK hr to deeply lm
i uiiiiiom woro sung with
; t' ami'K and breadth of
an excellent tono of
- .1 tarrying quality.
L 3 .Jirlto Kuqua, ono of
t '.ji,K musicians, n Iter
l "tnpanlnl. She U os
- d in tho nrt of nccom
3 i.ri at hopes nro enter
1 f - f r future
' i '' x will open her studio
Hall Immediately upon
r ' fo New York, where a
' : ; nnits her.
is now on at
ADMISSION FREE! gg
t T. Is Is a proposition
l;J ' t' ) -r consideration If you
" a tn West Hickman. Wo
' t t room houses In West
l- 1 - I thin year, fenced and
:;- " . . iu-nU. You can't build
; a f-r what wo ask for
-- N aki either plnco $100
c- ' u a- . on ,.ttHj. paymunW. Why,
c - l.mt own homo? Never
-: a l r i.piortuulty. The prlco
U'ay Vu k - of Kulton, hna bought.
I- - c iiowcr Kord touring car,
1 iJ mi to be Ui hamliomeat nia
- l". Ulton It vw lit aval auven
f" J : and wo understand thai
' -J I usrd on tho auto lino bo-(-
il Uiuaij and tilton.
to : ik r and .McCollough, tho
Lsu jolnid tho band on tho
'( ': i I !o-iom" show bont. Thoy
1 1 1 - i lug for Columbus, wher
7 r ' tho boat.
A to prcu ve learn o the
aarruKe ac J. Sarrett and Miss
th J rl,3n' a former employe of
""et- e.at Union City, last week.
ir,. ',' JIooro 0 "boro of your
fj L. I'JCHg,
Clrr lt taurt. Sopu 6th,
(Dur gujjy Reporter ayis:
J. T. Dillon waa In Cairo, Monday.
Tho woathi'r man ought to bo kick
ed. N'ow boost for Hickman's big dny.
MUs Clauillnu Hlllot U visiting In
St. Josvpb, Mo.
Tlnwuro and stovo fixtures at Hot-ti-nt
worth & I'ralhor.
Let mo preparo thai picnic lunch.
K. L. Keoes, at tho CroHcent.
C. U. Walker made, a busluoas trip
to lOtUsWIle, fJrHt of the wi'uk.
Miss Jusslo llunry hus rulurued
homo after n visit lu HL Louis.
Miss Myrtlo Slyers, of Cairo, Is vis
iting Mlsa Mario Green this week.
Mrs. LouUu Clark, of State Line,
Is visiting lu Illckuiaii this week.
Mrs. Iaiii Naylor and baby aro vis
iting Mrs. W. A. Naylor this week.
French's show boat, "Tho Now Sen
sation," will ajiow In tills city to
nlghL Mrs. Hoy McKlnuuy, ot 1'aducah,
Is tho guest of tier mother, Mrs. A
A. l'arls, Sr.
Miss Inex I.uten left Friday for
iAiltcbflold, Ky., whuro aho will be
gin teaching school next week.
Mrs. Mary Lowls Is visiting re la
lives lu Kulton. Mrs. Lowls hns been
visiting her fatiior, Jou Noonou.
Mrs. J. T. Ulllon and children aro
homo from a visit Ith relatives In
Chicago. Thoy returned Monday.
Miss Ada Casobeoro left for her
homo In Union City, Tuesday, after
a short visit with Hickman friends.
A now volvut collar on that old
overcoat will inako It look llko a new
ono. Take It to Schmidt, tho tailor
C. Iluyni's, an vmplayo ot tho Men
gel llox. Co., had a log badly crushed
yesterday at tho factory. Ho got It
caught in a belt.
Hon. Jnko Corbctt, ot Wlckllffc. wl
likely oppose Congressman Ollle
James for ro-olectlon next year to
Congress. Hut that's all.
Don Uratlcm und Miss Ara Hell
llushart, daughter of W. 1). Uushart,
wero tAarriod at tho homo ot tho brldo
In Weal Hickman Sunday.
Tho report to tho effect that the
Loo Lino will tear down tho old dump
used as a wharf house and build a
splendid now Htructuro, wo believe
has boon greatly exaggerated.
Undo Joo Jackson, present repre
sentative ot Hickman and Kulton
counties, was In tho city the other
day. Ills whiskers were three Inch
es longer than tils logs. Mayflcld
David Moskovlti,.of Ioulsvlllo, or-
ganlxer for tho Order of tho Hed
Men, died at tho 1'rico House last
night after a week's illness of fever.
Tho body was shipped to Loulavlllo
J. J. Maddox and Mlsa I'earl King,
both of tho Dorona neighborhood, wer
married AugUBt 2S. Mrs. Maddox Is
tho daughter of J. O. King, deputy
sheriff ot Mississippi county, and la
a popular young lady Tho Courier
A BIG BARGAIN!
y mistake we received n large shipment of fancy
1 Water Glasses and will sell them at a bargain!
1 Doz. 7 Ounce Fancy Glasses 7QC
j- Doz. 10 Ounce Fancy Glasses f?Cc
vhttt they last. Sold everywhere at $1.00 and $1.25. See
our show window. 'Better get 'em NOW.
ar oiixrEssr cafe
At tho meeting' called for Inst Fri
day afternoon for tho purposo of Ink
ing up tho matter of arranging for
tho reception and ontcrtnlnmeiit of
I'reMliIont tnft und party, nt lllok
man. Tuesday, Oct. 2(!th, motion was
made by C. P. Shumnto to have tho
chairman appoint four to net ns chalr
men of four aounulltnos. This motion
carried nm tho following wero chos
en: Uonriil Arrangements Pres. U. L.
Hi-cent lou Hon. 11. T. Tyler.
Kntcrtnlnment Mayor Dillon.
Klnanoo Col. II. O. Helm.
Those chairmen lu turn appointed
their committees to net with thorn,
it ml tht four committees nro compos
ed ns follows:
Qoueral Arrangements C. L. Wal
ker, Chalrmnn; C. V. Shumate, l'rof.
II. F. (Inhby and W. C. Bpeor.
Klnanow II. C. Holm. Chairman; J.
W. Cowglll. J. C. Sexton. Dr. J. M.
Hubbard. 11. M. lslor. Dr. 8. K. David
son. Hutnrtnlniuent Mayor Dillon, Chnlr
man; Dr. L. I. nattier, F. T. Handle,
It. L. Ilrndloy, C. 0. Schlenkcr.
We are unablo to get tho names
of Mr. Tjlcr's committee of Recep
tion, and will give them next week.
SERVICES AT MT. HERMON.
Klder 15. 8. linker, of Jackson,
Tenn.. will visit frlonds at Stato
Line next week. Ho will nrrlvo Mon
day evening nud will fill the pulpit
nt Ml. llerinon uoxt Monday night,
nt 9.15. It will bo romcmbored that
Ilro llaker hold n vory successful
im-et lug nt this plnco last month.
Kldi-r It I. Mccks will nlso fill his
regular appointment nt this church
Sumlny, at 11 o'clock; nho S:lt Sun-
usy night. You nro cordially Invited
to attend these servlcos.
TOWN SEN D.WHIPPLE.
It W. Whipple, of Ohlon county.
nnd Miss Olivia Townsend, daughter
of Jno. A. Townsond, wore married
at the homo of tho brldo, Aug. 17.
Mr. Whtpplo Is a son of Squlro O.
W Whipple and Is a young man ot
sterling qualities, while his bride has
nil tho attainments necessnry In tho
making of a loving holpmate.
Hello Coffin, tho negro woman who
was stricken with paralysis on the
show boat "Cotton Blossom" last
night, died at 3 o'clock this morning
N Fall Announcement
You will be interested In knowing
that wc have received our line of new
Fall woolens for men's made to order
clothes sent to us by the famous tailoring
Master Tailors Chicago
whose exclusive local agency wc have the
privilege of controlling. Wc shall find
great pleasure In displaying this line to
you because of its exceptional ncrit.
Every pattern is of approved quality.
The variety is practically endless. All
the latest Ideas in grays, browns, olives,
drabs arc at your service. The fashions
represent the authoritative thought of
the country's leading designers. The
workmanship of the clothes could not be
any better because the pick of the nation's
tailors arc employed by Strauss Brothers,
l'rlccs aro remarkably low considering the
great values you receive. Wc shall deem
it a privilege to show you through the line
whether you decide to order or not. It
will be well worth your w hile to spend a
few minutes with us.
E. R. ELLISON,
WOODLAND MILLS NEWS.
Oscar Honeycutt has been visiting
his parents here.
Miss Lnsslo Curlln Is visiting
frlonds In Union City this week.
Mrs. Jennlo llurrus and children
will return to lloswoil Thursday.
Mrs. Kdd Marshall, of Kovll, Ky .
Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs
D. L. Marshall.
llov. Hob Urastleld, of Woodvllle,
Ky., delivered two powerful uddrossos
here Sunday to tho religious popula
tion ot tills vicinity.
Dr. O. J. Cage, of McKomlo, ro
turned home Friday, after spending
Boverul days at tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. 11. L. Curlln.
Mrs. William Tumor and daughters
Sarah and Alia, ruturned to Mobile.
Ala., Monduy evening after a pleas
ant visit to hur slswr, Mrs. W. II.
Mrs. Kdgur Throlkeld returned to
IllylhosvUle. Ark., Monday accompanl.
cd by Miss Llimlo Throlkeld, who
will visit friends und relatives there
for tho next two mouths.
Mrs. Lola died Monduy night of
tuberculosis ot tho bowels at the
homo of her son-in-law, ,iu Logiiu
Bho was u highly respected old lady
and will bo greatly missed. Her ro
muliis sero luld to rest ut Old Ite
publlcan. Tho funeral servlcos bo
lug conducted by Hov. Kewlll, of Un
A reunion ot tho llurrus family was
enjoyed very much at tho homo of
0. I). Ilrntfleld Saturday. A picture
of tho family was taken tho plcturo
Included Mrs. Martha llurrus, her
children; Mrs. Coko llurrus, ot Bos
well, N. M.; Mrs. Don Corum, of
Hickman; Mrs. G. U. Urasflold, ot
Woodland; Swan llurrus, of State
Lino; Jns. and Dr. G. II. llurrus, of
Woodland, and thirty-three grand
children. The day will bo long re
CARD OF THANKS.
Wo tnko this opportunity to cor
dially thnnk all our friends for their
sympathy shown us in our recent be
reavement. N. J. Corum nud Family.
Tho "Cotton Hlossom,"a now show
boat showed In this city last ulglit.
Their Initial ongagomunt hero wns
greeted with a good house. Owing to
tho high llseuso Imposed on show
boats, they retaliated by charging 35c
extra for reserved sours.
Mark Jones, ago about CO yours,
and an ex-Coufederuto soldier, died
at his homo near State Line this
morning, of pneumonia. Ho leaves
a wlfu mid four children.
Tho business men ot Hickman tire
getting a move on themselves for the
purposo of doing a good fall business.
Watch tho columns ot tho Courier
It you would know tho live ones,
RU3H CRCCK ITEMS.
Mrs. Hello Atwcll Is on tho sick
Kula nnd Alia Crostlc aro nick this
Miss Virginia Davis spont last week
Mrs. Hoyt Yousoll Is visiting her
mother, Mrs. W. Crostlc, this week.
Miss Allco Lunsford, ot Hlckmnn,
visited her brotheer, Met Lunsford
Mrs. Mary Lou Suhlett ,of Clinton,
visited her mother, Mrs. Hcmry Davis,
Mrs. I'rlco Honry and Miss Lottie
Werner, of neah Fulton, who aro visit
ing tho former, spent Monday with
id rs. Louis Atwlll.
Hrrol McGehco, who has been at
tending tho Tenchor's Institute, left
for Island No. 8, Sunday to resume
his duties in tho school.
Miss Mario Jones and brother, ot
Union City, who have been visiting
tholr great-aunt, Mrs. Israel Clark, re
turned homo last week.
Mrs. Houston Heard (neo Miss Jim
myo White) and husband, of Leban
on, Tenn., are visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George White.
Miss Nina Savago and brother, Al
bert, of Paducah, who have been visit
Iiik their cousins, Miss Mllldrcd and
Jim MchCec, returned homo last Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Arlington and
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. H. Lunsford and
little son, who havo been visiting Jno'
V, Davie and family at Washington
City, will bo home Saturday.
Misses Mamlo Moss and Annlo
Cheatham, of Union City, and Mrs.
Mrs. Emma Moss, ot Martin, Tenn.,
havo returned home, after a pleasant
visit to tho family ot Mr. Will Moss.
Our wee wlnsomo little friend, a
lady of tine attainments will soon
leavo her homo to become tho queen
of another household. We withhold
tho name nnd wish her many bless
ings. Wo aro contemplating' going into
the? fishing business as it wont Yaln
and farming at present seems an Im
possibility. A great crowd of us went
down to the Mounds last week and
week beforo last and still talking of
going ngaln. Mr. G. Roper and wifo
and Mr. and Mrs. Dondurant went
At last tho north pole has been
reached. Dr. Cook, an American, has
tho honor of being tho first man to
reach this long sought spot. Ho start
ed on this expedition In tho summer
of 1907 and reached his goal April 21,
190S. Hundreds ot lives havo been
lost In vain attempts to accomplish
The conimlttef on General Arrange
ments met at the Courier offlco Tues
day night and arranged tho program
to bo carried out when President
Taft visits Hickman, Oct. 2C. It has
been submitted to tho President for
Let us put In your winter supply
of Coat now. After Sept. 1, the price
will go up. Hickman Ice & Coal Co.
Tho resldenco of J. W. Chambers,
nt Fulton, was destroyed by flro Wed
Mrs. W. J. Cook nnd children are
lu Water Valley this week visiting
A number ot Hlckmnn cltlezns aro
attending tho circus at Fulton today.
Dr. Horace Luton was here from
Fulton first of tho wcok.
CLARENCC C. CORUM.
After a two weeks' lllnoss of ty
phoid fever, Ciarcnco Corum died at
his homo In this city, Tuesday morn
ing ut 1:30 o'clock. Foi soveral days
ho was considered a very sick
boy, and although his death was not
unexpected, tho sad news was a great
shock to his many friends.
Clarence wns born near this city,
May 25, US88, a son of Mr. and Mrs.
N. J. Corum, and next to tho old
est of a family of eight children all
of whom survive him. Ho was bare
ly past 21 years of ago Just In tho
bjooin of young manhood and his
soul was tilled with hopo and ambi
tion, which a few short weeks ago
wero more than propitious. Ho was
a boy of Industry and good habits,
enjoying tho fullest confidence of his
associates In both business and social
circles. In tho early part of tho pres
ent year, ho professed faith lu the
"Giver of all good gifts," and later
united with the Episcopal church. In
fact, tow young men were held In
higher esteem than Clarence Corum,
whoso name, It would seem, has been
untimely stricken from tho rool of hu
Young Co rum's ambition In bis
business career was that of law, to
which end he has been working for
some time. During the school year
ot 190S-9, ho attended tho Stato Uni
versity at Columbia, .Mo., and was ad
vancing rapidly with his studies.
Slnco the early part of the year,
however, ho has been at home where
ho looked after tho Interests of sev
eral of tho largo dally papers, and
held a position with Schmidt's Tailor
Funeral services took place at tho
home ot his parents Tuesday after
noon at 1 o'clock, and wero conduct
ed by Itov. Price, ot Fulton, and llov.
Waters, of Hickman. Tho remains
wero laid to rest In tho City Ceme
tery In the presenco of an unusually
large crowd of sorrowing friends and
relatives. The pall hearers wero
Floyd Naylor, Guy Hale, Fred Case,
Oce Harris, Clarence Itecd, Goalder
Johnson, John Meacham and Harold
Tho bereaved friends and relatives
have the sympathy of tho entire com
Tho Hardy Grain Co., of Union
City, and ono ot tho largest firms of
tho .kind In West Teuncsbce, Is In
tho hands ot a receiver. This Is tho
sequel to tho tragic death of Mr.
Hardy, who shot himself last week.
His liabilities are said to bo $200,000
and assets nominal.
A scoro or more ot Fulton county
farmers will bo big losers by reason
of having wheat stored In the Hardy
elevators. This failure also catches
a taw of tho business men of Hickman
who were interested in business with
Hardy. Whether tho grain company
will bo able to pay Its creditors any
thing remains to bo seen. Some of
tho more optimistic have hopes that
u small per cent will bo forthcoming.
When tho state of Mr. Hard's af
fairs became known to the public Sat
urday afternoon, rumors wore afloat
as to the condition of the Union City
Trust Co., of which Hardy was presi
dent, and other business concerns lu
which ho was Interested, and to tho
effect that his death was noc acci
dental. In consequence, a run wns
made on tho abovo bank Monday
morning. Other local bankers vent
to the rescuo and tho run passed
away when It was found that tho
bank was perfectly solvent.
It Is said tho Mr. Hardy curried
about $50000 life and S1G0OO accident
Insurance, payable to his wtto. At
any rote, his failure will bo felt by
many ot tho concerns In which ho
was Interested, as well as the banks
with which ho did business.
Good plumbing ift the kitchen
is a matter of ereat Importance
to health. Old fashioned sinks with closed
in piping are lodging place for vermin, moii
ture and dirt which brings about serious
If the plumbing of your kitchen is old,
unsightly and unhealthy, let us quote you a
price on installing a snow-white "Sta8ilanr'
( Porcelain Enameled sink with open plumbing. Our prices are reason
able; our work high class and wlut you pay lor tius modern tutcnen
equipment may save you money in doctor bills.
COTTON & ADAMS
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