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THE HICKMAN COURIER.
NOW UVH O
A BLUE MARK HERE
mrnna that your mib
acrlptlon hi oxplrcit,
Htnew promptly If yon
want thm papir to come
i,if ... thB Team thai Pulls ihB Cammetcia Wagon vp tha Hill of Success. The Courier has a Spankln' Good Team, Greasa the fixlas of Your Ulaqon. Did Man. and Lafa Hitch Un
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riFEB WEBTERN IENTD0IT
HICKMAN, FULTON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1909.
WHOLE NO. U tM
ESTABLISHED IN TKE TEAR 1NBO
iMh DA II
,w ., .5ipi,l Valley Transport
i urbJ ''cu ut wu,cu ' "
. u....t la tirnntirlntr
mil M UIU uuuu, c
Ml U all OVOf" Mar ua
yjjtg ii, una mum uiu im ui
c! til favoruo riTor
-, . ... i in .....
ll.DI 1 -9 uoul """w
en l9 BUtuuiHiuu.
M war when bollor explosions,
Lll Jnio UOJU" ""
. tic.:- on- 1,0 lokd uPn 010
,j r-.r tackot aa Uio acino 01 waiur
iisportaClca, and uouotos uvea 10-
tbil tho Mississippi wm nuvor
r (rcicbt again.
To provu tun bo cites no othor
than Hickuian. "In tho old
...... utiipv lllrkninn
jjg( BO full" 1
u i prot.U.uC wor town wuicu
. ...i sr. ... ill ii tniilruuolla of Wosl-
a Ken --ky. It bad adjacent to It
j .i ru of fine agrlculural land
1 1 rr.a.erarea of urainauio swanip
A uaxr land. Hickman wru per
n-v.r li-.aLlUhtd on tho rlvor
Unncl, on tho face of a bluff whuro
. ..-fi nirrcnt linnlnircu. iu an
,i t: r.joiiallo location. Of courao
:ictma would bo a bis rich city.
Mais L,ard war time, says Mark
. i . .i
iiUisia n:uit havu a railroad. Tbla
; co'irtu tul J tap Uiu rich hlntor-
i ..4 l..m all tlm n.tnnln fiiift Ihn
.vJuc'j to llickuiau to trade and to
g oil Ljr r.tor boaU. So llickmau
c1j cut ad tliclr uionor tosotlior
A 1I2 Uwnf mouox aa well, and nub
wl for lundi to build a railroad
Lti u to inaku tboui grtatur Uiaa
tayla cr at Loula.
Tto icalt, aara Clvnioua, waa nalu
ii bat lUutrom. Tho railroad alao
-ne-A fan hliuoU Central, and that
tlit a better carrier titan Uiu Mia
:iu,pi, UiLkmau found Itaolf a way
mn at tbo tip of a road whlcli
n ill in traffic away to Uio rail-
iu i pretty itory and Mark Twain
often told it. Uut Uio truth la
-Juki! In it. lllckniau baa a rail
nhich ihould uiako it a treat
L . - I .. . I .... I. I...- .1.
Vi uckid two otbor Uilnsa, good
U to uio tho river, and good lor
UMlatlaUoaa for tronafcrrlng
ci(bt btccn river and rail.
It u thuo two olomonta tho now
Uiiuippt alley Trauaporlatlon com
prt.iH)ii to supply. Tho com
Ui L.ia lncorporatud for 1 10,-
A. i L .1. . I.I n.witltll
n tvM WV .MVM W. Ml. V
. i I . 1. ... 1. 1 f r.
or, and in addition modern terinl-
to cunauct with Uiu railway and
ritirt. tSi ni.iiHiuiiiv HiiV fnrthrfitllh
YSfitn tho now company la lnatoll-
1 la llickmau it will not land pack
J it tbo old laudlnc wheru Captain
!ffiiirtitii tntil.lfwtta.i.r fnfrvhiint liu..il
u up (oud xuobo douu uow for
U iuvu a pvrinauuut Kteul and cou-
ft llt'slnct u-l. IK ...III 1f m.....
dM !.. 1 l.na.,... it. II a ..t. -
Uon ixadU anil a fireproof wore-
011A i lyl I.. a 1. ...i a I.
rfffKt f--.., at... I ...m i... ii
nt l i i ... . . ...
trrkU, anU ulth a iluelo inotiou
lutj to ti.0 car or afion or tho
What thU zueaua to 111 clan an ouo
ItU half an eye. Tho now
wiopany tirupoava to carry iu mod
Jie for about half tho rato
nm- V. .
' v wbiuii i rum inn rnnnirv a nnir
- "vj uuh, innnron n mi m Mm
. HUUUIVVI ujiiud ui
i pa 1.. i . . ...
- imana wnich now goes by
1 t moro dlatntil rill... u,m ...
n to Hickman to lntorchango
tho Incoming wholoaalo grocer
M drygooda-just aa It waa ox
i when tho railway waa built.
,,, 5,1 lroPhccy will bo fulfilled nt
J nd Mark Twain will bo confut-
Iwlicntally tho now company pro-
a pasaenger trado between
nd St. Loula itopplng only
t a.k . WU,B oPP'ig oniy
weh town. a Hickman. Columbua,
! Olraideau and Cairo, and run-
81 Lou1' 10 MouiPn " 20
I, .9 p'",!Jtnt of tho now company
Uu. . Inaugh, head of Uio
platen and ho haa associated
w tiroughout tho valloy.
Jim i.i .
ScHolSt-B. rany V08t for 11 ttt
Here's an Exhibit of Hart Schaffner
& Marx Thoroughbred Clothes
IF you're interested in good clothes we dont believe youVe
interested in any other kind we want you to drop in some
day and see our show.
Good judges of clothes, men who know all the "points" of
quality, all the details of correct style, finish, fit, give the first
price to our Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes; all wool, always.
Style, finish, tailoring, all-wool certainty in fabrics; the fin
est clothes ever produced. Fit guaranteed.
You ought to wear them; you ought not to wear any other
other make; we ought to sell them to you. Suits $20 to $25.
Overcoats $18 to $25.
This store is the home of
Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes
SMITH & AMBERG,
1 IV jpA
H.rt Schiftncr ic Man
A now bank baa been organized at
Dlzon which will be known aa tho
Farraers' Dank and will be ready for
bualnoss by January 1st.
Stop abusing tho express compan
ies. It haa beon found that tho pro
fits last year only amounted to tbo
llttlo matter of 700 per cent.
It's funny how a woman will ro
nioLibor tho day and month of her
birthday anniversary, but can't re
member tho year sho was born.
Don't croak. Leave that to frogs
In stagnant pools. A fow croakers
though aro necessary In ovcry com
munity to measure tho rato of prog
ress at which live men aro advancing.
On tho grounds that they carry dis
ease germs, Iowa malo school teach
era have got to remove their whisk
era and moustaches. A man's got to
bo smooth to hold a school Job in
that state. -
Tho llfo of an editor was saved
tho other day by a silver dollar in
his pocket, A crank shot at him and
the ball struck tho dollar. Now should
we happen to get shot beforo you
pay up your subscription and there
Is no dollar to stop Uio ball wo shall
always presume you might have saved
Lawyers stand up In court houses
beforo Jurors In tho Drcsenco of larcn
audiences, and denounco men aa liars,
scoundrels, thieves and perjured vil
lains, and when court adjourns tho
men appear to harbor no 111 will
against them. Dut lot a newspaper
faintly lntlmato that a man's charac
ter la blemished, and he has to con
front a horso pistol, stand a libel suit
or suffer what people think to bo
the greatest of all mortifications
lose a subscriber.
If you aro a kicker and see tho
shadows of failure In everything that
la proposed to help the town, for
heaven's sake go Into some secluded
canyon and kick your own shadow on
the clay bank, and glvo tho men who
are working to build up the town a
chance. Ono long-faced, hollow-eyed,
whlnln, carping, chronic kicker can d
more to. keep away business and capi
tal from Hickman than all tho
drouths, short crops, chinch bugs,
cyclones and blizzards combined.
A leading Parisian milliner has Just
Invented a hat which may be adopted
for various occasions a will. It can
bo taken tj pieces. When Its re
movable brim Is packed away under
the brow It becomes a close fitting
toquo suitable for motoring, railway
traveling or for walks In rough
weather. If Its owner finds herself
unexpectedly called upon to appear
In evening dress she has simply to
readjust her crown and she is ready
for any funcUon demanding tho great
As a result of a ceremony, the
feature of which was the frenzied
dancing of men and women beforo an
open air altar on which tho nudo
body of a dead girl was exposed for
four days and nights, the city au
thorities of Los Angeles, Cal., have
been asked to expel tho members of
a Russian sect which Is said to corn
bino all tho objectionable practices
of the Doukhobers and other fanati
Tho ceremony complained of ended
aftor Uio protests had become so In
sistent that tho members of tho soct
wero compolled to bury the body of
the girl which had bocomo blackened
by long exposuro
In reply to complaints of Uio neigh
bors, tho Russians explained that the
ceremony, with Us shrieks and danc
ing, was a way of mourning for girls
vlio died on tho threshold of woman
RURAL PHONE PATRONS.
Tho management of tho Hickman
Independent Home Tolophono Co.,
wishes to announce that thoy aru
now ready to make connection with
all country lines on cither side of
Hickman. Tho company furulahcsall
equipment in tho city and connects
with your lines at tho limits for $15
per lino and charges 7So a month for
their exchange sorvico. See A. W.
TAUPINH for coughs and colds
25c per bottlo. Helm & Ellison.
ECEIVE POOR PAY
For bringing Uio Lusltanla n ship
which cost $7,G00,000 from Liver
pool to Now York with her 2,000 to
3,000. passengers nnu crow, valiiablo
cargo and malls through fog and
storm and calm tho captain and his
six officers get tho munificent aum
of $99.42 In wages which Is divided
imong seven of tliera. Think of It
loss than Mississippi roust-abouta
receive. The captain gets but $40.41,
and S9.01 Is divided among tho six
officers. Tho chief officer gots 314,
05, tho first 112.13, tho second $9 70,
tho third and extra third $8.08 each,
and the fourth $0.47. Most of the of
ficers In tho Cunard servlco get less
pay than tho Lus'ltanla's officers. Tho
minimum faro that tho Cunard Lino
accepts from a saloon passenger on
tho Lusltanla, which Is $127X0, not
only pays tho wages of the cntlra ox
cuUvo staff for tho voyago, but what
Is left pays tho wagoa of two quarter
masters, two firemen and two stew
ards, with a couple of bellboys or a
stewardess thrown In.
MONEY TO LOAN.
I loan money at tho rate of 6 per
cent' per annum on farm lands In
Obion and Weakly counties, Tenn.,
and In Fulton county, Ky. About ono
half the cash value of a farm will bo
loaned. Loans mado in sums of $1,
000 or more for flvo years with privi
lege to borrower of paying same after
ono year In full or making any size
partial payment desired at Intervals
of six months after tho expiration of
one year, interest being stopped on
partial payments made. Call on or
O. SPRADLIN, Union City, Tenu.
With every $25 suit I :lvo a $4
fancy vest for $1 extra. Schmidt, tho
There are many
shoe stores but
shop you can
get a perfect fit
and snappy style
The home of
Smith & Amberg