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THE IIICKMAN COlX?-ntnSDAYf tAy
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UNSING
EAR
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mJ We
Correctly designed and beau
tifully finished Woven Suits
made of sheer dainty fabrics
for discriminating women.
To our many women custom
ers who have long recognized
Munsingwcar quality in their
knitted garments, the pres-
ent offering of Munsingwear
in the popular loose fitting
st vies will he an annreciated
opportunity.
Beautiful in Appearance Thoroughly Feminine in
Design Exceptionally Practical and Comfortable
Many new features in design and appearance are incorpo
rated in the Munsingwcar Woven Suit for Women. There
are no buttons down the front ; the two buttons on the side
fasten an opening in the bust band which, when open, al
lows the garments to be slipped on easilv over the hips.
The garment is cut full in the back, affording a comfort
able fit whether the wearer is standing, sitting or stoop
ing. The Munsingwcar standard of careful workmanship is
fully maintained in these woven garments ; they are made
in a variety of fine fabrics in all sizes and in a style that is
appropriate for every kind of dress. Whether you prefer
the loose fitting woven garments or the form fitting knit
ted garments, you can have complete underwear satisfac
tion in Munsingwear. A style and size for every one in the
, family.
Prices, $1.00 to $2.50
Other Grades, SOc and 76c
SMITH & AMBERG
INCORPORATED
A SAFE PLACE TO TRADE I
Munsingwear may
also be had in woven
fabrics for boys and
girls, with or without
the tapes to hold the
outer garments.
75c up
To Cure Cold la One Day
Tafc. LAXATIVE PROMO QUUnE (T.hbt
Mupatti.toutfti nJ Hadarh. and work ntt t'
UmO. C. W. uk(A L S aiAaMur. ua mcA boa. Jf
The Woman' dub met on Wednes
day afternoon of lat week at the home
of Mr. T. T. Swrajne.
Don't ft'.rsvt tlx- l'ageant. May 12. RO
ami 'Si cent.
AT SO OR
OLD
.YOUKG AT QOJP
The choice is largely up
to you. If your blood lacks
red corpuscles, you're po
Ing to be fagscd and drag
ged out. you're potnp to
lack "pep," to look sallow
and unhealthy, to prow old
before your time.
DR. MILES' TONIC
actually increases the num
ber or red corpuscles in the
blood. It makes the cheeks
plump and rosy, stimulates
the digestive organs, cre
ates a healhy appetite, and
lc-ds to increased visor1
and vitality. First bottle
guaranteed to help you or
money refunded.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST
Mm Harry Walker, of Bon ir, Tenn..
who is visiting Mr. and Mr. W. A.
Dodda. spent Wednesday with her fath
er. T. R. Reynold. In Union City.
Mrs. Svd L. ldd of CUrksdale,
Ml., arrived Monday to riidt her Uls
ter. Mrs. Cue Threlkeld. and brother. W.
A. IUltzer aud others.
Mr. Matx-I C.rifflth and baby hare
returned to Chai(eMe. Ark., after a nev
er 1 week' utay with her sister, Mr.
Kxie Klippin.
Mr. K. Ji. Prattler has had her home
painted during the past week aud other
repair around the house.
Dr. J. M. Iluhhard i baring the wood
work of hi home si-raped and fresh
paiut put on this week.
. ASPIRIN
Name "Bayer" on Genuine
Beware I Unless yon see tha nam
-Bayer on package or oa tablets yea
are not getting genuine Aspirin pre
scribed by physicians for twenty-one
yean and proved sate by millions. Take
AsDUin only as tald in the Bayer pack
ace for Colds, Headaches. Neuralgia,
Rheumatism. Earache, Toothache, Lum
bago and for Fain. Bandy tin boxes
of twelve Bayer Tablets a Aspirin cost
few cents, Druggists also sell Urge
Mk, ma. Aanlrln la Che trade amark
of Bayer Manufacture of
cfdeatsr of Balkylfcncia.
Don't fail to see the Paeanf, Friday.
May iz. 00 and M cents admission.
LODGE NOTES
Hickman Lodge No. 761. Ml IL,
meets In stated communication on the
second snd fourti Monday nights In
each month In (he new Masonic Hall
Visiting brother! are alwaya welcome.
W. J. UcMurrr. Master. W. F. Ben-
nenberg, Secretary.
Hickman Chapter No. 49. B. A.
meeta in stated convocation on the 3d
Monday night of each month. Visiting
companions are ntended a cordial wel
come. W. F. Bcnenberg. High Priest ;
Stanley D. Stenfcrldge, Secretary.
Fulton Lodgt No. 83. L O. O. F
meeta each Thusday evening st 8:00
o'clock In the Ckd Fellows building. A
cordial lnrltatlcn extended to all Odd
Fellows and ristors are welcome.
Virgil Hall, Nolle Grand; Joe Morris,
Secretary.
Hickman Chapter No. 2S9. Order of
the Eastern Star, meets the second and
fourth Thursdy evenings of each
month at H oYkck at the new Masonic
HalL Visitingslgters and brothers are
cordially invied. Mrs. Annie Hale,
Worthy Matroi; Mrs. Bertha Crutch
field, Secretary
nenry A. Tier Chapter, Order of
DeMolay, mets every Tuesday night
at 7:30 at th Masonic naU. Visiting
brothers and rreemasons are cordially
Invited to attnd all meetings. Henry
Reese, Maste Councilor ; Luby Koper,
Scribe.
American ieglon Business meeting
first Thursdr night in each month, 8
p. m. In rooas In Ledford Bldg. Ex-
service men urged to meet with us.
Present dlsoarge petition and be bal
loted on saw night. -Dee Reld, Post
Commander Charles Fethe, Adjutant.
Hlckmar Lodge No. 1294, B. P. O.
Elks, meet first and third Wednesdays
at ukr lane.
A. W. Hie. Exalted Boiler.
D. J. Clver, Secretary,
i
Zooloarid gardens In England are In
the markefor American bison.
WILL HELP SECURE
j SEA WALL ACTION
Stanley, Ernst and Barkley Will Help
wi r en era I Assistance
Some action has already -u xet-ured
n me matter of txH-uring federal aid
(i"ani '"lldiiK the sea wall alonff the
j river in front of Ilickniau. This inove-
iui was inanguratt-d at tho bust cuuh-
" nieetlnc, and teleerarnH were Kent
Immediately with the resolution as
pasned by the council. The resolution
s as follow :
It appearing that when the MIssi ssip
Pl reaches a stage of 5.'$ feet at Hick
man, Kentucky, the water spreads over
the entire business section and parts of
the resident section of said town, and
that said waters have on nevenl nn-
Kions overflowed said section In the
past, resulting in damages to tle nron-
erty owners of thousands of dollars, and
inai said WH-tions of said i ity have lK'en
inundated to a demh of KOmo four ftt
oi water, nllinir ali store buii.iin(a m,u
depth, which remained for about eight
wnicn has not only stopped busi
ness DUt nas ereatlv and irrerxrulv
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uauiaRia an buildings affected, and in
aaaujon thereto has resulted in hnn
""" oi itousands of dollars' loss to
the merchants because of merchandise
ruined ; and lt further amearinsr that a
sea wall of concrete can le erected at a
reasonable cost, which will protect said
town from overflow, due to tho fnft
that the length of same is not very
great; and it further appearing that
tms condition has been brought about
and very greatly augmented by the con
sirucrion or government levws along
ine Mississippi; therefore be it
Hesolved, By the City Council of
Hickman, Ky., assembled in reirular ses
sion, this. May 1, 1!K.2. by unanimous
vote, that steps be taken to construct
some kind of wall or levee between the
town of Hickman and said river in or
der to prevent a recurrence of such cal
amities and further destruction of nron
erry. both real and fiersonal. and that
the l. S. government, through its nron-
er department, Ik? urged to have a sur
vey made and lend financial asbistance;
ami ie it further
ICesolved. That our U. S. senators and
congressmen le requested to Intercede
ror ns and to, if possible, procure the
necessary aid.
There ixing no further business, on
motion Council adjourned.
T. T. Swayne,
Mayor of the City of Hickman.
Jno. Pyle, Clerk of the
Board of Council.
gravity of the situation and a letter
In this week's Courier from the govern
ment moteorologist, W. E. Barron, at
Cairo, to Col. C. L. Walker, shows the
added danger to Hickman business and
property that will result if another
water such ns the IMS flood should
come with nothing to prevent overflow-
In the business district of Hickman.
The city council and other Interested
business men have put their shoulders
to the wheel in this matter, however,
and with the proir co-operation and
enthusiasm it is a probability that suc
cess will result.
The great seal herd of the North Pa
cific, under adequate protection, has in
creased to tKHJ.OlM).
Try our Butter-Nut Bread. It's de
licious. Iteid Bros.
There are now operating In England
a number of motor buses equipped with
all club conveniences.
The telegram to the President was
acknowledged by his secretary, Jeorge
is. nristian. as follows:
The White House, Washington.
May .1. V.KZl.
My Dear Mayor Swayne: The Presi
dent directs nie to acknowledge re-eipt
of your telegram of May 4. and to say
that it ha at om-e Is-en referred for the
attention of the Secretary of War.
UVA). 11. CHRISTIAN,
Secretary to the President-
Telegrams in acknowledgement of
those sent to them were received from
Senators Stanley and Ernst as follows:
w aahiugton. D. C May H. l'.C'
Hon. Goalder Johnson, Hickman. Ky.
"ill immediately take this matter ud
and endeavor to secure some legislation
for this purpose. Deeply appreciate
necessity for this improvement and will
of course be delighted to exert myself
io me ntmost to secure it.
A. O. STANLEY.
Washington. D. C. May Gth. 1922.
T. T. Swavne. Maror. Hickman. Kv.
Telegram received. It will give me
great pleasure to cooperate with Sena
tor Stanley and the Kentucky Repre
sentatives in doing all possible to obtain
necessary aid for Hickman In prevent
ing overflows.
RICHARD P. ERNST.
Promising bis support In the effort.
Congressman Barkley of this district
wrote the following: ,
Washington. D. C May 6 J 1922.
Ho. T. T. Swayne. Mayor.
Hickman. Ky.
My dear Mr. Swayne:
Your telegram of the 5th, urging a
survey at Hickman with a view to se
curing federal assistance in the con
struction of a levee there to protect the
city against future floods, was prompt
ly received.
I Immediately took the matter ud
with the Chief of Engineers of the War
Department, and he advised that Con
gressional action and Departmental ac
tion here were unnecessary, in view of
the fact that under the Flood Control
Act, the Mississippi River Commission
has full authority in such matters with
in the limit of their appropriation.
meter the Flood Act. passed several
years ago, the Commission has com
plete control of the construction of
levees on the Mississippi river, and does
not have to secure authority from
Congress for each specific project that
il undertakes. The only limit it has
is the appropriation which Congress has
made available.
In view of this, it seems the best
thing is to lay the matter before the
Commission, ask for a survey at the
earliest possible date, and present them
the facts, which in my opinion ought
to justify favorable action on their part.
I am writing to the Commission my
self, calling their attention to the Hick
man situation, and asking them to pro
vide for an early survey looking to the
construction of such a levee as you sug
gest. I shall le glad to render any as
sistance that I can to the people there
In securing favorable action by the
Commission, and I assure you that
whatever I can do will be done with
pleasure.
With kindest regard, and assuring
you of my desire to serve you in any
way possible, I am,
. Sincerely yours,
ALB EN W. BARKLEY.
r
From this it Is understood that the
heartiest co-operation will be received
from our representatives In Congress,
aiuf it ia hnnol tha, will loiwl their
every effort to the success of the pro
posal, ine last high water nas been
responsible for a deep realization of the
O. M titer
B. C. (Tete) Stai
HESTER & SEAY
Lawyers
Hickman, Kentucky
Will do a general practice
in all Courts
Office over Cowgill's Drug
Store
Mayfield Office Stovall
Bldg.
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Saturday
May
Moonlight
Kscurton Dance Auiplcei
B. P. 0. ELKS
Leaves Hickman 8 p.m.
Only appearance this season
srnocnj riamkut Lot. sil
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GROCERIES
Phone 4 C H. Moore
! I his Proves it!i
It is better for you and better for
us for you to pay cash for your Gro- X
cash system and selling 1 Coupon
f Books at 5 per cent discount our
business has almost doubled, for
which we want to thank our friends
and customers. If we take our dis
counts it enables us to sell you goods
X cheaper; if you take the discount we
are offering you can buy the goods
still cheaper. Why not ?
Come buy you a Coupon Book, or
phone us, and we will be glad to
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The coupon books are as follows :
$ 2.50 Books will cost you $2.38
5.00 Books will cost you 4.75
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iu.uu dduks win cost you
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We have a nice clean
9.50
stock
of
all
Groceries and Fresh Meats of
kinds.
WE ALSO SELL FEED
Your trade is highly appreciated.
e Eflnrirns & Ca,
CASH STORE
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Some People Think the
Kentucky Derby Is a Hat
but we know it means Straw
Hat Day, so hurry to Style Head
quarters, "The Lie Store' and
make your selection from our
complete stock of Quality Straws
at Sale prices.
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