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GommenoBS Saturday, Deo. Sth, 1903, and GontiniiBs until Jan. 1st.. 1904.
the Bolivar Bulletin.
Progrkss Telkpiionk No. 17.
We are authorized to announce
T. F. Bishop as a ciixlidate for
Trustee of Hardeman County, sub
ject to the action of the Democratic
Primary, March 15, 11)04.
We are authorized to announce
G. M. Savage as a candidate for
Trustee of Hardeman County, sub
ject to the action of the Democrat
ic Primary, March 15, 1904.
We are authorized to announce
S. T. Smith as a candidate for re
election to the oflice of Sheriff of
Hardeman County, subject to the
action of the Democratic Priiniry,
March 15, 1904.
We are authorized to announce
J. II. Doyle as a candidate for the
oflice of Sheriff of Hardeman
County, subject to the action of the
Democratic Primary, March 15,
4 Local Newsi
Fire Works at Hudson's.
Mr. Slater Crawford visited
Cigars, Tobaccos, etc., at
Miss Annie Wellons is teaching
in the 7th district.
Beautiful Xnias Trix at
Miss Sadie Humphrey is visit
ing in Whiteville.
Nice line Fancv and Stick
Candy at Whitenton's.
Mrs. R. L. Lightfort, Jr., and
children are visiting relatives near
Christmas Goods of every
description in endless variety
at Sammons & Son's.
Miss Ethel Glenn, of Cqllier
ville, is a guest of Miss Mattye
Toys ! 'Toys ! ! Toys ! ! !
Mrs. Jake Kahu is in Louisville,
attending the bedside of her mother,
who is quite ill.
Oranges, . Apples, Xuts,
Fruits, etc., at Whitenton's.
The Home cf Bargains
Mis Pearl S.ivaure is teaching
in the 12th district
Toys and Holiday Goods
galore at Hudson's.
Mrs Cari P. Jones, of Cairo,
III., was a guest of Mr, and Mrs
M. L Webb recently.
Get vour Christmas goods
fr.mi Li. E. Whiten ton.
Jlrs. A. S. Anderson and Miss
Irene Houston, of Toone, visited
Uolivar the first of the week.
Buy your Fruits, Confec
tioneries, etc., from us. Our
stock is fresli and nice.
Sammons & Sox.
Mr. J. D. Casselberry, of Mem
phis, spent several days here this
week on a visit to his mother.
Toy Wagons, Doll Bug
gies, etc., cheap at Hudson's.
We regret to state that Mr. J
T. Joyner is very low with pneumo
nia. His family and relatives have
been summoned. N
Stop paying high prices for
your Groceries. See me be
fore buying. Whitknton.
Mrs. Smithie Clark has return
ed to her home near Saulsbury,
after a visit of several wevks to her
daughter, Mrs. R. j Lightfort, Jr.
Lightfort & Co. have a
beautiful line of Jewelry at
very low prices.
The Bulletin is a little ,,sby"
on news this week, but you will
find a line of live advertising,
which is more interesting to the
Shaving Sets, Work Box
es, Glove Boxes etc., at Hud-
Misses Pattie and Mary Lou
McAnuly, of Hickory Valley, and
Miss Sallie Kearney, of Uolivar,
honored our - oflice with their
- For anything in the jewel
ry line go to Lightfort & Co.
They carry only the best
Mr. Willnm Coates Morrison
and Miss lleila Fisher are to be
married Dec 15th at Paris, Tex.
The groom is a grand son of Mrs.
Amand Coates and has visited here
on several occasions.
A nice line of Staple and
Fancy Groceries , always in
stock and offered at lowest
prices. .N". D. Sain.
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Within the limited time mentioned above, Ave will offer at one half price a
twenty thousand cloliur stock, consisting of DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOTS,
SHOES, HATS, CAPS, ETC., including many useful, valuable and serviceable
articles for Christmas presents. We will 'demonstrate to the public that no
other stoi- cat offer you such a beautiful array of money-saving articles.
Others niav offer you a tew little extra inducements for a while, in order to
ealrh your p itrouago, hut we stand preeminent and alone as the one store
that' saves you money the year round. There is but one standard at Bar
rclfs that is -the best possible for the price. Our goods are all new and
stylish. There is not stock in Hardeman County that can compare with it
ehher in vastness of variety or value. We have already received our second
Fall iSt.oek, and new goods are arriving daily. We are doing the business
we are lu re for that purpose and you will al ways find us at our post.
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The sale of Christmas articles j
heretofore advertised to take place!
at the Kacket Store, has been!
changed and will be had at the
residence of Mrs. Amanda Coates,
beginning this (Friday) afternoon
at 2 o'clock.
We keep everything in the
Family Grocery line and sell
as cheap as any house in the I
city, feend us jour ortleis.
Sammons &: Son.
Mr. V. A. Young has return
ed to the 16th district from Ham
mondsville, Ark., where he has re
sided for the past ten years. He
made the trip overland and was on
the road nine days.
Lightfort & Co. have a
handsome line of Jewelry,
including many things suit
able for Xmas presents.
E-quire D. J. Campbell return
ed Wednesday evening from Jack
son, where he attended the Farm'
ers' Institute. He informs us that
our county was well represented and
that the attendance was large and
the program unusually interestirg.
Mr. J A. Gibson, formerly of
Hardeman County, was in the city
on business Mouday. For the past
year, he has been living at Hender
son, where he has bought property,
though he still retains his interests
here, owning a valuable farm in the
Miss Maggie Black will
sell all of her ready to wear
Hats at cost, from now until
Christmas. To save money
call and see her.
An unfortunate accident hap
pened to a party of young people in
the 15th district Wednesday of last
week. They were driving to a
dance in a wagon, which ran against
a stump in the road, overturned and
the occupants were thrown out.
Miss Ella Tate's arm w as broken
and Miss Annie Barham was badly
For the holida378, we have
a nice assortment of Apples,
Oranges, Cocoanuts, Nuts,
Cakes, Fancy and Stick Can
dies, Fire Works, etc. Call
and see us. N. D. Sain.
Mr. Leonard Sherwood and
Miss Lillie Breeden, two popular
young people, ;who live in the
suburbs of the city, were united iu
marriage Sunday afternoon, in
front of the Methodist parsonage,
while seated in a ruggy. The
ceremony . was performed by Rev.
; J. G. Williams. . The Bulletin ex
! tends congratulations.
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member that this is a SPOT CASH
charge a single article at these great slaughter prices-
We are paying1 the highest
k the bulk of the. crop marketed
ftlfe J. A. R.iS0tli o mtivlrnt.
See those Medallions, Lap
Tablets, Mirrors, Albums,
and other Elegant Christmas
Presents at Hudson's.
We direct attention to the an
nouncement of Mr. J. II. Doyle
candidate for Sheriff, which ap
pears elsewhere. Mr. Doyle is well
and favorably known to the people
of Hardeman County. He is affable
courteous, well qualified and if
elected will make a good official.
He respectfully solicits the support
of the democrats at the March
Lightfort & Co., the re
liable jewelers, are located
on the south side of the
street, opposite their old
stand, and will be glad to
have their friends and the
Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughan died
Thursday of last week near Craines
ville. Deceased was born in Ken
tucky, January 9, 1817, and came
to this county when a child. She
was the widow of the late Benjamin
Vaughan, by whom she bad eleven
children, six of whom are living.
Mrs. Vaughan was a charter mem
ber of the Walnut Grove Baptist
church and a good, christian
Mrs. Katie Tate invites
the public . to,; buy Christ
mas goods. from. her. She
has a large, fresh stock of
Apples, Oranges, Fruits,
Nuts, Confectioneries, Fire
Works, etc., also a complete
line of Family Groceries, all
Of which will be offered at
the very lowest rates.
At a special meeting of the
Board of Aldermen held this week,
an order was passed prohibiting the
firing of Roman candles and fire
crackers on the public square, either
day or night. The order will re
main in effect until Christmas eve,
when all who desire to do so can
assemble in the court yard and shoot
to their hearts content.
Bolivar Camp No. 30, Wood
men of the World, met Tuesday
night and elected the following of
ficers to serve for the year 1904: C.
A. Miller, consul commander; G.
M. Wilkinson, advisor lieutenant;
G. A. Black, banker; J. R. Swee
ton, clerk; W. J. Milstead, escort;
W. L. Polk, watchman; Knox
Nuckolls, seutry; Drs. G. M. Dor
ris and R. W. Tate, camp physi
cians; J. A. Foster, manager for
FOR SALE. -Horse
and Buggy. Apply to
Dr. R. W. Tate.
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IN AND SEE US AND BRING YOUR .FAMILY AND
J. A. BARRETT, Always on
(Written by Matdk Avrnt Chamkebs, Hickory
The robins sang in the orchatd, where the buds
lino blossom - grow,
But little of human sorrow do the buds and the
Sick in an alien lioushold, a poor French central
While into her lonesome garret fell the light of an
Through the dusty window curtained by the
spider's warp and woof.
On loose-laid floor of hemlock -on oaken ribs of
The bedquilts, faded patchwork, the teacups on the
The wheel with flaxen tangle as it dropped from
her sick hand.
What to her was the song of the rob i as or the warm
As she l:i y in the trance of the dying, heedless of
sound or sight?
Don was the work of her hands, she had eaten her
And the world of the alien people lay behind her
dim and dead,
lint her soul went back to its child times, she saw
the sun o'er-flow,
With gold the basin of Minas and set over Gasperu,
The low rare flats at ebb-tide the rush of sea at
T i) rough inlet creek and river from dike to upland
The gulls in the red of morning, the fish hawks
rise and full.
The drift of the fog in the moonshine over the
dark coast wall ;
She saw the face of her mother, she heard the song
And fur off faintly, slowly, the bells for vesper
By her bed the hard face mistress sat smoothing
the wrinkled sheet,
Peering into the face to helpless and feeling the ice
With a vague remorse f.touiog for her greed and
By care no longer heeded and pity too late for U'se.
l I t lie stairs of the garrett softly, the son of the
Leaned over the bedboard, covering his face with
his ban. is he wt-pt.
Out spake the mother, who watched hiiu sharply
"What! love you the papist, the beggar, the charge
of the town?"
"Besh papist or bet-gar who lies here, I know and
witn tirow airown.
Uoa Knows l love her.
And f ign would go with her wherever she goes.
Oh mother! this sweet face came pleading lor love
You knew her but the town charge, I knew her
uou s angel at nrsi."
Shaking her en'y head, the mistress hushed down
a bitter siKh,
And awed by the silence and shadow of death
She murmured a pialru of the bible, but closer the
With the last of her life in her fingTs the cross to
"My son, come awy," cried the mother, her voice
"She is joined to her idols, like Ephram, let her
But he knelt with his hand on his fore head, his
hps to her ear.
And called back the soul that was passing
"Oh Marguerite! do you heai?"
She paused on the thre?hold of heaven, love, pity,
Lit up for an instant the cloud of her tender wist
Then with his heart on his lips he kissed her, but I
never her rl.reks (n-f w r.d. ... .
For the words the living so
longed for be spake in ' .
the cars of the dead.
Still the robinssiug in the orchard, where the bubs
into bloswmis grew.
But of the folded hands and still white face never
the robins knew.
TO A COMPLETE LINE OF
h Stoves and Tinware
which we always carry- in
stock, we have a beautiful
Lamps, Enamel ware, Water
Sets, Vases, Cutlery, etc,
CALL AND SEE US.
SALE. We cannot afford to and
price for Cotton and have bought
at Bolivar. If you want to save
ovowtliiiicr' tLo fnifiioi rnicoc
j h w .a k a
For Rent or Sale.
I will sell or rent my new res
idence containing 4 rooms, (never
beeu occupied) on North Main
Street, Bolivar, located in one of
tue most desirable residence portions
of the tovtn, convenient to business.
For tt'-rms, apply to G. T. Ingram,
Bolivar, or address,
A. 11. Fulghum,
Saturday, Dec. 12th.
500 pair Pants, former
price 2.50 to 3.50 all
will be offered at 1.00 per
J. A. BARRETT.
A Timely Suggestion.
This is the season of the year
when the prudent and careful house
wife replenishes her supply or
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. - I
is certain to be needed before tht
winter is over, and results are much
m ire prompt and satisfactory when
it is kept at hand and given as soon
a9 the cold is contracted and before
it !.as become settled in the system.
In almost every instance a severe
cold may be warded off by taking
this remedy freely as soon as the
first indication of the cold appears.
There is no dauger in giving it to
children for it contains no harm
ful substance. It is pleasant to
I tali p bnl h ad ulls and children like
ll. uuy ii ami you win gei ine
best. It always cures. For eale
j Ky Cox & Co Bolivar BileV
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j AMriricTP Saulsbury.
Coughing Spell Caused Death
"Hry Duckwell, aed 25 years,
choked to death early yesterday
morning at his home, in the presence
of his wife and child. He contract
ed a slight cold a few days ago and
paid but little attention to it.
Yesterday morning he was seized
with a fit of coughing hich con
tinued for some lime. His wife
sent for a physician but before he
could arrive, another coughing
spell came on and Duckwell died
from euffocation. St. Louis Globe
Democrat, Dec. i, 1901." Bal
lard's Horehound Syrup would have
saved him. 25c, 50c and fl.uO. at
-S. -S -Sv
it rPlio trirk tV
the People's Side.
He Found a Cure.
II II. Foster, 318 S. '2nd Street,
Salt Lake City, writes: "1 have
been bothered with dyspepsia or in
digestion for 21 years, have tried
many doctors without relief, but I
have found a cure in Herbine. I
recommend it to all my friends,
who are afflicted that way, and it is
curing them, tco. 50e at Cox &
A Costly Mistake.
Blunders are sometimes very ex
pensive. Occasionly life itself is
the price of a mistake, but you'll
never be wr ng if you take Dr.
King's New Life Pills for Dyspep
sia, Dizziness, Headache, Liver or
Bowel troubles. They are gentle
yet thorough. ' 25c, at Cox & Co's
A Frig-htened Horse,
Running like mad down the street '
dumping the occupants, or a
hundred other accidents, are every
day occurrences. It behooves
everybody to have a reliable Salve
handy and there's none is good as
Bucklen's Arnica Salve. Burns,
Cuts, Sores, Eczema and Piles,
disappear quickly under its soothing
effect. 25:r, at Cox & Co's Drug x
To improve the appetite and
strengthen the digestion try a few
doses of Chatiibcrlaiu's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. Mr. J. II. Seitz, of
Detroit, Mich., eays, 'They re
stored my appetite wheu impaired,
relieved me of a bloated feeling and
caus-'d a pleasant and satisfactory
movement of ihe bowels." There
are people in this community who
need just smrh a medicine. For
sale by Cox & Co., Bolivar; Bailey
& Aldridie, Saulsbury. Every
You Know what You are Taking-
When you take Grove's Tasteless
Chill Tonic because the formula is
plainly printed on every bottle
showing that it is simply Iron and
Quinine in a tasteless form. No
cure, no pay. 50c.
A glas or two of water taken
half an hour before breakfast will
usually keep the bowels regular.
Harsh cathartics should be avoided.
When a purgative' is needed, take
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. They are mild and gentle
in their action. For sale by Cox &
Co., Bolivar; Bailey &r Aldridge,
Favorite Family Remedy. .
Frequently accidents occur in the
household, which cause burns, cuts,
; sprains and bruises; for use in such
j cases, Ballard s Snow Liniment ha
for many years been the constant
favorite family remedy. 25o, 50o
'and 1 00 at Cox & Co's