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Digital page images are linked to the text file. rni t fFi- w K r y r 1 q t Y x T t c tI tt S f iI 1W Jt J ad1 4 t11 JII 4 S 1to c N i fr r f C J I F- ffTHE 4 BICKMTf COURIERi OLDEST L1 EWSYA1FI IN TERN I NTUOYn 7 IESTABLISHED 1859HICKMAN FULTON COUNTYSKY FEBRUARYit e 6 1903 d VOL XXXVI1 1 NO 6 8r ccro JJJ Oflit tl cut c L Cs Use Sonslnne Plonr none betterof Mrs Maggie Handle visited in Fulton weekWhite and Colored Wool Blankets at costt II C AmnmaI JndgeJno S COOIICrpTrent9J was here Sunday REEVES Br l1dof Flour is the best Try it J Mitt Shaw was in St Louis this week on a business trip 3j 1 I Joe llallof Fulton was here onbusII mess this week E B Teachout of the N a St L Was 1D the city this week Arch Caruthers wasln Unfon City on business tins week If you want a good wire fence see E E REEVES Hickman Ky4 Mraud Mrs T T Swayno visited the family of Fopu Herring lu Union City this week v lion Henry Remley and wife visited Jn Fulton Ifouday House and fot for sale in West Hick man See P B REEVES Use Sunshine Flour none better r Mrji Edwin White and dluldren have returned from a visit in Union City Mrs Maggie Fowler the wife of George Fowler died in Fulton Tnes day t She was a daughter of Tbeo Twigg and well known in Hickman County Clerk Sam Imten and family were in Hickman this week attending e the beclsido of Mr Lutens mother IIt E O Herbert of Trenton was in the city Wednesday W J Barry the popular buggy manII has gonee to Indianapolis Ind on business t Captain P C Lovelace of Dyersbnrg was a visitor in Hickman Tuesday New Spring Embroideries and Laces j Iin match sets just received at 1 i H C AMBEROS Ales StonoToturned Monday front a visit to pldriends in Milan Tenn 1 mtkSfDEtifibrl OR 1TLoctitionM0 cbuvcriient to town terms reasonableJ Apply H Ellison for particulars f Miss Josie Fanlks left Monday lor a weeks visit to friends in Troy Miss Mary Skellingtonof Dyersburg ofST nncsgecISam D Lutcn the popular County oftthe weekit Don forget the big street parade a noon of next Thursday Feb 12 given by the great Barlow and Wilson Minstrels J T C Davis Assistant General Supt of the N C St lJ R R was a visitor in Hickman this week MrsU G McDuuiel and daughter Miss Lena of Crystal were in Hickman Monday Shopping All persons indebted to the firm of Morris t Phillips are respectfully invited to come and settle at once MORRIS jC PHILLIPS I sIs gsjustI jtWiJt Miss Lizzie Tams returned from a visit to friends in Union City Monday FOR RENTThe Johnson farm in river bottom north of Hickman goodj state of cultivation Apply to it A Jackson Hickman Mrs Fannie John son Clinton Ky Two men were killed and over a dozen seriously injured in an Illinois CentralI d wreck Jonday at Cloverdale ill The Baptist church at Bardwell lias entered into a contract with Rev R W Malian for his service for another year We are pleased that ha is to remain the pastor of the Bardwell churchBard well News Prompt Delivery When you buy you want goods de livered promptly We guarantee this at Threlkeld Phone I5J j e The N C St L people this week j put in new machinery their elevator anrimprovement and now weighs clean and loads the grain direct on the cartt from the elevator where previously the sackshad to be cut and the grain put on the chute Captain II A Tyler Sou have pur j chased another fine farm of 840 acres aLong the Arkansas and Missouri line paying 215000 for it The farm was purchased from R E Li Wilson Ty ler Son and their partner JA-t Wheeler already own 11000 acres iin that vicinity Every Ereniiiff You will find fresh Sausage at Threl ttceldfl Phpne13 cr t r f 5 Y 7 i III I I Use Sunshine Flour none better I IID Simmons is in St Louis this week on business nY Use Sunshine Flour none better O H Scoggm bt Union Wwas a visitor in Hicknian Wednesday CH1KENSWhite Langshans for- sale Mmi MARSIIALLL RIcEJ4 tate Lii e71y i W Hi Spradlinfof Fulton is in the city John Hunt and funnily moved to Sassafras Ridgeathis week Glen Hunt ot Cherry Ky visited his uncle John Hunt this week plctisant7rIance dence of John Hunt Ir Every one reports a pleasant time Sum Shaw and family of Sumburg Tenu visited Mrs T D Oakley I The Courier wants a good correspon dent in every thickly settled locality Write us if yon will act lor us- E K Reeves has the best wirQ fence time worM affords it IB made all in one piece Jlickmau KIMiss Onida Mooney in visiting bliss Gates of Tiptonville this week i Circuit court is in session at Clinton J this week wjth Judgt Bugg presiding Mr Ira Finch a wellknown capitalist I i of Union City died at the homo of his sister Mrs Tom Newberry near Fulton Sunday of dropsy The postoffico at Trezovant Tenn J was robbed Sunday N 11 Foster and Dan Bond ofRfdge 1 lyi Penn were visitors in Hickinuu i Thursday j Dick Nolenfo- f Burtield Ark was in he city yesterday U E mithjiand H P Itussoll of Bessie jfVniuf were in Iljckman ZhursI day V L E Thomas uf Crutchfiold was in the city WedllcsdaII Jiss Dora Smith County School Superintendent has moved her office from the court house to a room over Rice S Naylors shoe storeII t We are closing out our Ladies 1 Misses and Childrens Huts at r 03 on the dollar and le sE C1itsr f Ucixy 1 MiIJ t + ry n da uii 1 ls Co Pleas Taylor and wifeof I Pnkouf have gone Jo Bay St Louis Miss to spend a few months in futerest of Mrs t jkylors health Attorney James Honey has moved t his office from the court house to thoI room over Holcombes with Circuit t Clerk Morris t Cut Price on Ladies and Childrens Underwear Gloves Laces Embroideries i j i Handkerchiefs hose Skirts Waists Millinery Everything must beIclosed out E C KICK i Co I The grand jury at Hickmau indicted the city of Fulton for not keeping State Line street in good condition Messrs Reeves and Koberson were among those who appeared before the grand jury in ireference to the matter- ASSIi1NEES NOTICE I A II parties having claims against O E Eakcr Assignor are hereby notified to file same with the undersigned As rignce on or before February 2nd 1903 and all parties owing said C E Eaker will pleaee come forward and settle not later time February tJud 1903 or I will have to bring suit at once Gull at my office in Hickman Ky AssigneejHe Pound a Cure SaltLakeered with dyspepsia or indigestion for 21 years have tried ninny doctors with inHerhinemyfriends nnditWs Ellisons JURY MONEY J WvJIorrLs Trustee of the Jnry fund has received the money to pay the jurors for the January term and they can get same by calling at his office over Holcombes drug store oTo the Merchants and Consumers of Coal Oil IOwinJ to the complaint that has been hqOjustproof nil from our refinery atParkers burg W Va and think that thif will give entire satisfaction STANDARD OIL Co Mules Wanted I want to buy two good mules Young mules preferred A Jtf Sitrw KyLTwo palace cars are needed to trans port the great Barlow and Wjlson Minstrel Co of 85 people BandJJind Orchestra This Co played Memphis Tuesday and Wednesday this week It is a guaranteed attraction II BEN BOWS Borated Cream IO- ROHAPPED HANDS FACE AND LIPS- VASELINE Plain Camphorated Iarbn latpd and Perfumed Also all the best Cough Cures on the market 8 WA TNE the Druggist Hon Harry Moorman The Courier has been authorized to announce lIon Harry J Moorman as a candidate for rnolcction to the office ofj Commonwealth Attorney of this thft First Judicial District of Keutucky subject to time action of time Democratic party Mr Moorinait has made a faithful and efficient official and has served the Commonwealth loyally in his effort to see that tlae criminal did not escape the law Mr Moorman was born in Breck inridpo county Jan 22 1851 and in 1870 moved to thvonsboro and studied law with his uncle Hon W T Owen Siuce 1878 he has been actively en gaged in the practice of his profession in Mayfleld where he inavert in ISO Ho is ono of the best prosecuting attor nets in Kentucky and the people will make no mistake in reolpctin him to this important office The Mayfield Mirror has the follow izig to say about Mr Moorman In asking for an endorsement of Ins course in the execution oftho duties of the high office committed to his stewardship five years ago last November the thought is bore the electors that the trust has been faithfully nun cfll ciently administered This is time larg est judicial district save one iu Kentucky and Mr Moorman ha been tried as by lire but neyer proven rla r art to Ue rtuomll obligations itpijbred upon tmbth aatli frafllebwrlreet otarsi- ou f 1ffiOsolemnly pledged the Common wealth he would observe There are five counties in this judicial district namely Ballard Citrltele Ful ton Ilickman and Graves and Mr Moorman will endeavor while discharging trio official duties now incum bent upon him to see as many of his constituency as he consistently can To those hft cannot meet in the course of the brief campaign intervening ho sends his kindest greetings respectfully suffragesforwhose sovereign mandates he humbly submits hisI claims for preferment r LEFT BROTH AT HICKMANI DEATH OF TIE WIDOW OF A FAMOUS OLD PIONEER JN TEXAS Houston Tex I eb LMrs Ann Jarmon one of Houstons pioneers is deadShe hadbeon here since 18150 Her husband wns one of the San Jacinto survivors They were Kn uckians One brother still lives in Hickman Ky She was ninetysix years old MUSIC CLUB The Music jltib will meet at Mrs Fannie Shaws Tuesday evening Feb 10 MusicalIopiea Mjs4 Glen Piano Solo Miss Sum Vocal Solo Mir loam Frtuofi Violin Solo airJI II Millf leading Mr 00 Smitl Piano Solo Mrs Chaw Italrze Quartette Messrs Summers Warier field Stone and Debow The program will begin promptly i 8 oclock All members requested to ti present tUTU STOXE Secy Dont Forget 1H That we have a full line of CHILL MEDICINES and COUGH ClT n ES t1 tl ti+ 1tt JOlouiJi r COlvrrllli DRUGGISTS fir r lt = 1 JSsi 4 = is i i iS S S Ss s s ir t yrCZ C I 7 14 iii I tsie i l1t last muchl longerbetter takei iI v tradyaiitage of these tempting prices j ijP jA while they last l Fnzscc11 t ij 4 Jl J Jt I ipercent reduction 4 s kOD Jflpfl Young pieifs and BfiiimeDs Bioli IIti 4r1Iese suits are finely tailoied and r possess style and durability Theyts tire the best ever bqught for the t 1 lprice andOU 11 admit it on sight v a il t LADI y WRAPS 4T COST rai-t 6 t Our entire line of Monte Carlos and Jackets iin black tau castor and red to at cost ti t ita ii- x hmr anil lm oH Sits E 50 er cent RductioD r r- YOUfl make more by taking advantage of these great reduc tl0lI ft J i21el tti r f m I eW TiI ps p 4 J K I 1 I oflIl Spring of 1103 it1 Embloideries Waisiings 1 nll Jess 1 OOfIS We have lust received a beautifuYllno of Spr4n rr- ao s r IGaiPetSamples Tapestry Ingrains Body Brus It sets Velvets Vxnunster etc a it j large line of Mattings Linole r rt 3tiI1 r urn and Oil Cloth I 1 t Jk to W 1 Mlrn Mr E 9B i J ii i i IJ t- II 1 r I S S ii IS sSS 1 I TO BE COTIVE- r I j k 1 r TnrouUn tho montn Qof Fofiruarg 4Sr OUR GREAT Clearance Sale O rr Colored Dress Goods i i Millinery Ladies Jaclqt t Mens and Boys Suits f and Over Coats a llat II j jBIGt DISCOUNT a i h BALTZER DODDS I 1IICKMAX OPERA HOUSE IkI THURSDAY FEB 15 he Great Barlow S Wilson Greater V York Minstrels will be at tblT illickman Opera House on next Thurs Sr Feb 12 This company consists fejpS people band and orchestra and gyesa swell parade daily afcnoon gent reserved seats are only 4c on f I fj ir br sale at CawgilPs drug store Atlanta Constitution says of this company Barlowand Wilsons Minstrels are tb bcst minstrel attraction that has played hera this season hl is fun and enjoy went from start to finish nothing drags and the siugfujg is the b tby long odds that has been heard lately on the local stage TO BEGIN AT 8 The management of Barlow fi Wilsons Minstrel has made ar ran ements to have a special train leave Hickman for Union City immediately after the per formance next Thursday night for the benefit of those who wish to attend from nearby towns along the N 0 St 1JThccurtain will rise promptly at S oclock The Memphis News of yesterday says Barlow Wilsons Greater New York Minstrels opened an engagement at the Auditorium last night ldca large audience Was present to witness the performance Vlf applause and laughter are any criterions the large crowd left the building well pleased STEALING MAIL Union City February 5 While the postolliee officials were theyheardsuspioioning that all was not right Assistant Postmaster Boaz and Clerk Guy Badger peeped out anti saw a boy open the box of I3A Lind proprietor of the steam laundry and take out a letter When halloed at by MiF1Boaz and asked what he was ito jug he said he was just looking at the letter which he put back Previous to opening Linds box he had opened the box of Patter iron Joyner and taking out a Y letter addressed to D B Joyner after tearing it open laid exam ining it threw the letter on thq f floor When called to he start ed for the door but Boaz stop ped him and held him untilDcpiiuty United States Marshal G W Hawkins came and took him in charge 1 liearingeby lHd Stanfield who senthiiu to jail in default of g500 bond to await the action of tlip Federal court The prisoner says his tame is Oscar McKinney and that his bome7s in Hickraant t I r a l it I I V rV V y fJ 4 i T it Ic H kNta hnL 0 r I x t iIy THE MOST UNIQUE SALE OF ALL SALES Will 11011 tlif EMIAXNtUJ t 1 f t Yt AII fDEjII I I r tIf Ill t 1 ELLISON MRCANTILIcl COMPANYr B i M h bJDcj I J GII I 1IB 8 J hIThiswil1lw A COMBINATION SALE OR= JJ IUI1 i EHiII r I SFjIe i CIJAtJI SALESj IIII r O1fEI l i I I I I Ii I t A RED LETTER SALE OF l WINTER COODS Odds and Enr1s and Remnantsf tA RED LETTER SALE OF 1SA1VANCEA SHOWING of SPR Iii 1I GOODS r SALE OFJ UomeGoods t Allati Red Letter Sale Priceslt 1 iEJ YeIY Depaltulent takes part ir these 11 i t Now this atlvfirtdseiwit costf us sompthiiig and is not put K IV for mere bin have bought this spocp for th rejjjon that thisI Ipaper pCHsto hundreds ofour e Lff andI to hundreds more who would he our ctih iners IF THEY KNEaq t ii KNOW that OttR PRICES ARE FROM1 1to 3 i PER CKNT IKSS THANf j STORKSI 11fk s For Instance Mew Kin Snit and Over ic h we had mnrJcfid in I IY iares 3600 have been sold hyotherstont In this sale thest5 SuHs JIIM1 Over 1 coats 1f1tl1 95 Men IAnfRwe bate in W nn gold Jy nth 1 + MJI H nt J 1 n this saIe are 1I9 We sell tho lI Iigheeti rpdc Patens tov dI Etn1Sr WIRrUHfdat 5i375t 0 c as t11Jn1 ecal c other 4toilt L1i IJj eI HIt utniil 675ll l I g I l i f Ouri Drug 1epaHlk Quiiiii at 35 nn ounce andall Mrtnt Medicinos at Cut Hates 1 F T 4 Ami El lITtrtmntlnul lower prices throughout thc tntire stock than do 1J111l oS louses JJWhy do we claim this 1 Jlgcmtsc PI j r 11I TheI Kllon 1lIfJtunti It tdo tr tin higgos t Ih trfiIJJt purtntnt Stort in West Kentucky or west Tonfitawfo outride trobnhlyof Mcmpliis if n1lri eGBi I j t JTDryc t Kver thing1 in Drv roods MvUf 4 j K Carpet Department ifi t Millinery Department 1 0 t t With firstt c lass tilt to lntv MillimrsI snoa IIeJIllhlIIthAt1 11Ir A i f t len and Boys Department v Olothing Furnisliintrs SIioeAuid 1lats rtet1 f llarthyareDpartineiifx d rk4 Including TinI lOpJth 11r4t llnM 1tnnP1 + c t Gronery DepartmenT a iir 1 MetShop 11 1 Drug Department 4 i irra ur by a nsprtupt 1t 1 j 0rre Seeds BaratiYepartrietr i + HOW Goodl ofrrery d1riptwu at lrgninIPrifiI Z c rw iv i Ware House and Feed Department Fur iJtftvy rocfrirH and Feed Stuff i l i Building M aterialDepartment Haiidliuff Building Slntfrinl of every Description Gooh nic lIttrcliase lttrgcy hi mr load and being oil the nSSi5Sippi ri ninuf or the c Rollroadilnl1PS us to cee111 much lower townsInrwow lt Must be Evident Clint htmdliugsgrmttlivcliIls r ut list stt n minim tan xpHH n 11Y small profit on ritc111ne t1t e5 us n pry satisfactory pealIt bf our busiilt s liiit thn Stl11S rtncl you wiHhI r cnt1VII1fdtl the tnith fi OUr ltssti tiofSir1 Particulars of tHese Sales on Following Page r J c f L Bt J IL Ext f m D BTa CIBeIIJ h Y TN1 d f m 1 t IIIcIjsLtLN I t f Jj t i Jh I g1v rl t I j r- f t r y i v i T M 1 lx I LrInr rL4 uoQ rI J il w rT R = = II = J l I I G2 = i r L = = II j 1 I J e i I I = G 11 rJ lBuy you a home on the monthly installmonfc i plah a 1 v4 Utili your rents in pnyjJ1gfBfciu n homo d Buy youplaii1aft11Illont1i t The 26th Semiannual series of the HTckmanr I Building and Loan Association is now open for the 1 issuance of new shares of took This Association nii t has liaeiiLin successful operation for lrenrs and there are hundreds of homo citizens who have test ed ho have secured pontes through itl and we ask you to seto thin and bttadvisad Undor this plan i your loan is paid by monthly installments in about G years Thel profits earned are divided between the shares The hoops are closed Feb 1 9tli 2 pl1nnd i no more shares cnn be sold until August i iForfurther information call on the Secretary who Avifl take pleasure in explaining details at the HICKMAN MARBLE WORKS r lit 1 1a1 Thats i WhaiTv q t 1 KnockJLJ JVeoffer you 1 1 1TnO Best Goons tnot MoneuOan Buy It saytt Others make similar offers But I have the goods That is the difference between my offer and all others Ire 1 got the collateral behind it You can core andsee i it handle it examine it Thats what knocks There are goods Itbad goods1 f 1thatare better than they look and goods that look like the best and I Ill1YI buy and I BUY ONLY THE BEST i Next I offer these as bargains That 111 ea115rI give so much value in my goods that theyyare worthss more to you than the money you trade for them You make money on that kind of deal That what knocks How can J sell those goods at a profit and yet sell them away blow the prices others ask Ido it If I couldnt offer you moreTfor the money than tiny other I wouldnt waste my breath in inviting you to see m I do offer more money making bar gains money saving prices money making values Money is what knocks I might do up my goods in perfumed gilt edge paper but what would you oarq for that You are on the make or the save I ex poet you to trade with me because by doing so you can save and make money CUE THRELKELD 1E CASH GROCER i o Subscribe for the Courier 81 in advance JVe also make a specialty of Job Work I 7v r or FUNNY FABLES J The f1Jiit ry 1 +roiiir the rounds in tIle rllilWatynrlfat HickniHii One duy las week- It uunlber of negro Ily veer htItletie To set if his com Baton were in search of him front tll11 I liea1IletCeellLand oar with the section cre- I w was coming down the traeK arc I as the negro raised his lien tilt inafhinerv under the carzrsIruekI him on the head derailing 11tlw car Yoking his lieul 11j rill 1 se tang his coln I anions sfii e JJ1g on the bank he willed tOflUem- H If you all is gwine to hittS liart d I amt gxvine to pInyIA comical iincident 1liftljTj1101 I in front of Ledford l1riTlIlg store the other day A lji she drove up and tied his hors l a hit h post wild went U1 IIthe store There were lozQ u flill1dtIUdo One of the canines rom Missouri by the way evicintly smelled ratprdog for li gs1 1 1Li JcgsliMiins 0 0 of the butchers wpgon Invin e the delight of thV bysta idersI I when Mr Dog ipulled ab tnyard of sausage from the A agonl and sat down to eat it Hlgot it all down before the nor came on the Seelle- flEEIF0OT K LAKE CASE FISHERMEN BREAK Tff N JUNCTION OBTAINED f C HARRIS The case in Chancery in wieh Maj J C Harris proposed gjjvn er of Keelfoot Lake enjaped Applejwte it Johnson from sh ing in Keelfoot and whicl in junction they prayed Judge ojin Cooper to dissolve was h mlIS1 the Judge at Trenton Si ir 7i r r day and the fisherman prye was granted they being iM= trjnI of the hunting and fishing mi 1J leges should the ease be dec 1 I ngniuit thorn Applegates de was SM ToliiiMin flOO 1 SflDaTJNAT HARRIS I At Harris Tenn six in os south of Fulton Archie Fowlwis a young man lead a dispute vftth a negro named Ed GadlinSunwy night Fowlkos threw at the negro who leas storsJployed as a section hand railroad The negro fired pistol shots at FowlIces but d not hit him One ofleshots however entered fie groins ofa bystander naiiwl Palsgrove It is feared Eh wound will prove fatal radii escaped During the senrchr sight1VlteniJlwas shot in the knee x 4 MAY CHANGE THE TRACK Pitythntagenuiit will change the coo tip 01 the tracks into Hickman at in PhIaredepot will remain in the saitp place The N C St L hal experienced considerable Ii ill cult ill holding the track toga er where it now is and have e repairitirTheapproval as it is really daiigerols now r Just a Word v Tho tow innnagoiuctit with CH5 change took placotoo Into for me toav anything with reference to n y slip stay with the Courier Jl itcmporaryi until tilt jJlaptr riM sold or somo OiiJ secured to be permanent editor tlie no ono will be snrprised at mo for tsuddenly vacating the place iBI have all my time employed within church work awl of course could nM neither did I desfro to become perma ill dQtiCIdeolvinMr Thds H 1Lovelaceesperiencein U3Vspaperdom and com to the Courier well retommonded jJ rlacer paper West Kentucky Mr Lovelace stoop nearly or quite six feet in his gho and is a young man of good nianntr and pleasing address 1 1 thank the press for the many iltH mentions givenire tip toy hat tiie j down and out 3 I i F Moo z- Yf 4 r JII W TA II n Ann l i1OFt i AAZNeL A N OF SSHICKMAN S For the PROFITTo gatertrtFee111r11tNr 7 46SUterra toT j6 I1M far trer 1 Wi- SaatlI as rl 15 ASSETSboalaCaII S dtllee Wip Ttlaeery x LIABILITIEStMntj u Settee X 71 sk r S7ljn72 6 o Kl 6KW70 N 1 dlauttl1 7rtSMtf1 Ir1aVs1 N KT 31 1VM17 1r78a1tUV L 1 1160 1 w KM I1 x MSI U 10- It N Y tuttedtta1 X Wl lHMI i Nflrollll T9lli l4bi9dxt = iSatN i YALUE OF SHARES llibate Sttlra jj Stn1Jl1 Ilmre Series 01I11t1 Share seiee p arJa- l 1 Share 713ILdS1 share Batten S it6i1 Slate griItfl41yI1 Flare Srtt V 31211 filer Series liL7281 elate Etrln Xnlld1 Star 4aIg t The Humbert swindle in Paris was a remarkable proof of the credulity of business men Mr and Mrs Humbert produced a WIllof an imaginary American statebetween tlldeedsthe latter was ofage They had thorwere deposited On the strength of this concealed fortune they succeeded in borrowing 14UOO 000 MARRIED LANOFORDBKNTON f Lnst Suuday in the afternoon a very uiet bat prolt yy i j iue ttfra Kpp iclty genets took lilauo at Crystal Faun About H80 po tu Mr Bonnet Lnngford and Jliae Louie Denton drove to tho home ot Rev T L Adams and demanded to be made ono lit once Iu tho presence of a fow rfnonds the mysterious worth were spoken that united tho future destinies of tho happy pair Immediately attar they left for Hickman to take the train for Jackson Tenu and other points south Mr Lungford is an iudnstrions and rising young man whoso moral and sturdy habits of lite are worthy of emulation Tho lovely bride is tho daughter of Jim Benton and her loveliness and puro womanliness render hoc worthy to grace the homo of any man The groom is to be congratulated upon winning so fair u companion May their honey moon last foreverV J L A IlLAKKMOUEanlFPBY The Courier last week failed ptQ anon tiQii the wedjttng of JlrI ATgornon Uhiiwmoro to Mtw Kate Griffey They were married at tho ionic of the groom by Judge Hiram Koarby Mr Blike more is a timblrtlJtu mid a son of W F Ulakamore The bride isthc daugh ter ofJ E Griffey a wellknown farmer BURliLARS IN HICKMAN J MRS WEST TOWBLLS R13SI j0ENOI3 AGAIN VIS101ED BY INTRUD1sitS Baitt Saturday night a burglar onII tered the rosidence of Mrs West Pow jl white the family wore at supper j secreted himself upstairs nut began his work before midnight When dis fOT ret heiulnpcd front n wiudon onto iShcd below and from there to the 1ft gronud a distance of over twenty feet eyqral shots were fired ono of which was thought to have taken effect as he fatts heard to exclaim Im shottdtwo of his palsi who were hidden near TheeFSaturdayjtghtpreceding onc by the same parties Sf f The Atlanta Journal says the follow jng of the BurloW J Wilson Minstrels Operarllousesato to say that the audience enjoyed Baview and Wilsons Minstrels better Ibaii any other minstrel entertainment tliat has appeared in Atlanta for years Scats on saleat Cowgills drugstore i5c l E P Blakemore who has been clerk at the LaClede for 7 months has resigned and will likely go to Carnthers iilg ollto residef v J jk v r IHIC MAN MARBLE dEsTAmsii D zs rti J i1 f TOM DILLON Sr Propr J9ncereeor ton Rama9 JeeMj ti li xt Marble and Granite Monuments OUR BING i+ STONE WORK of nil Kinds I1 IRON FBN- OIHiokman Gc e t 7i X fi1 HIOKM4N WAGON OCf i 1 II rMAXlTFA TlnERS OP TUB C IrIIKATKU HEQXKAN WAGtQ S J i Rockbottom Prices on Groceriest tt lolrestfor tpare our prices with others Free delivery hII BUCHANAN i i a EI Dr J RTnIDuII jV Has a Superior Stock of tire best makes of all kinds of Hardware which is offered at ONE PRICE and that the veryrmarket justifiesI t ALllt 0001SlJOAIUfflll ft ItEIJllnsnNrrE- DROOFING A SPECIALTY FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK OlintQo Sb iQk algi Absolute Safety is the Basis Thai we offer to depositors Other in duccmoats are of secondary importance U2ontMsGhtaranteewe solicit your patronage f J A THOMPSON Cashier H BUCHANAN President DIRECTORS 0 JJO IHKVHUHAIST II HUniVXA J A THOMPSON J C UHKEKj H 51 JSLEK J W ALEXAXDKU G B THKELKEL1 HiCKMAN BANK FLICKJ iAN KYo Capital Stock Paid J Surplus and Undivided 5000000 I Profits 2000000 strongBoardMerchants rind Manufacturers promising tho utmost liberality of treatment consistent with modern oonnservative banking methods it r QashieCBOUUI1T IIESTOacE OP 1ftfURNITURE COFFINS and CASKETS UF MQaaIS PEILLIPS L Will coutiuuo business at the old stand und thanking our old friends for their very liberal patronage in tho past ask the continuance of same Very llespt I O M PHILLIPS CITBAEBER SHOP To my old customers We are here to stay Nobody will appreciate you patronage or take more pleasure in try ing to please yan than we old reliable barbrs RU OAtDWEi WILL CaoWELL l biflJ NOTICE TO PAY tJP All persons who are indebted to tho late firm of Stephens 3 Smith are again requested to come forward and settle I closedIera 18 SMITH 4 Y ns r ti f d sd M 1 c HM NOTES ITEMS ON AGRICUL TURAL PRODUCTS M The Courier has decided to publish a column of farm notes each week for the benefit of its subscribers in the county The coluiqn will be used for the dis tfussipn of the various methods of practical farming useful information etc We ask the farmers to send in short articles about their own methods of cer tain farming and the exchange of methods will be benificial to every one Receipts and reme dies for diseases of stock and cattle will also be published A very convenient way oflest ing seed corn is to place it be tween sheets of blotting paper and keep moist and warm Not only is there usually a fair direct profit in the judicious feeding of livestock but if the manure is properly saved and utilized practically allof the fertility taken from the soil in producing feed for the stock nay be returned to the land This does not refer to manure made in the bare feed lot which slopes off to the brook lave a harness room have it separate from the stable arrange with pins for hooks so that the harness can be hung up and kept in good condition The ammonia from the manure has a deleterious effect upon the harness so inuch so that it is poor economy to hang them behind the horses as is so often done When a horse has frequent fits of colic it indicates chronic indi gestion An animal of this kind should be treated with great care especially in feeding and watering AVater should never eatIiugThe food should be light and digestible ground feed is best The addition of a tablespoonful of salt and a teaspoanful of befoundmeal lighter than the other two and give plenty of time for eat d harddAVhen a number of stock is kept it is best as far as can e- J9Q1CJokeep the breeding ant mals separate Oats make a good feed to de velop bone and muscle but they tire not a good fattening food Better feed a little extra and keep young stock growing steadily Feed goes further with the young animals than old ones il Ground to be set out to fruit plowedinotlat For want of sufficient moisture- a tree may starve in the midst of plenty Keep the plows sharp It makes better work and is easier for both men and teams injurehorsesis given them Change the feed of your horses sufficiently often to make them relish it- Now is a good time to clean out the fence rows andcorners and the waste places Buy seed corn in the ear if possible You can then see what you are getting and dont need to raise a crop before you ginbest corn the seller has Suppose a town man aiul a farmer clear the same amount of money in a year which is ahead The farmer is he pays fewer doctor bills The farmer has plenty of exercise iii the open air which is one of the best prescriptions a maintainingopd Care must be taken during the winter to see that the water does not stand in low places in the meadows or wheatfields In many cases a little work in opening a furrow will allow the surface water to run oft and avoid the danger that might otherwise result The same rule applies to the orchard water standing around the roots of fruit trees or plants is very in jurious and should always be avoided especially luring the winter HORTICULTURAL NOTES When the trees are not frozen is a good time to prune 03the young tree by its h roots and not bbthe top 1IIf f5+ Y F J11 M 1 In making cuttings take them when the plants are most vigorous Perfect planting consists in placing the tree as nearer as possible in the same condition as that in which it was before removal putting the soil in close contact with the roots If a dwarf pear does not grow freely it is a sign something is wrongTrain the apple tree low in young orchards to secure the best results The best material to usa as a fertilizer around peach ttrees iin wood ashes The plum does best when planted closely 3 2 or 15 feet is recommended In pruning young pear trees encourage growth of wood instead of fruit production r Sometimes n irergCtS hidebound from poverty of the oft exposure to the hut sun or from insect pests Pohish should enter into the composition of fertilizers for grapes the elements iji the soil generally being had for assimila tionAbout onethird or onehalf of the new growth of raspberries and blackberries should he cut oil before growth starts in the springAllowing the roots of the trees to dry while out of the ground is the cause of many failures in transplanting and should always he avoided In a majority of cases two persons are needed to plant out trees to the best advantage one to hold the tree and the other to fill in the dirt In setting out a grapevine it is best to allow a portion of the wood to be covered with soil leaving not more than two buds above the surface Budding on certain slow growing and somewhat incongruous stocks is a good way of dwarfing trees Such stocks tend to render the tree or plant more fruitful dwarfing the tree and not the fruit tIlt latter being often improved TilE DAIKY Kicking and restless cows and I those that milk harflv firlTrr nui sance in the dairy Large yields per annum mean less cost in making them The deeper milk is set the loss airing the cream gets while rig tug Remove the cream from the milk before the milk becomes sour One of the principal causes ofrancid butter is the buttermilk contained in it To maintain a good How of milk to the best advantage al ways milk clean The quality of the food has very much to do with the quality of the milk The operation of milking should never be hurried but the milk should be drawn stelCli1as it flowsOne dailingct avoiflingtheCows should be milked as much as possible morning and evening at the same hour Regularity in milking is as important as the feedingA gotrybefore calving to allow her to recuperate and get into a good gaining conditions before calving again COUNTY OFFICERS MOVE Court Will Now Be Held In LaCIede Building The county officers this week moved their headquarters from the court house on the bill to Clinton street Circuit Clerk J Westley Morris now has his office over Holcombes drug store Judge Kearby has his office with Sheriff Carpenter next to Courier office County Clerk Sam Luten has his oflico In the Miller building next door to the Hickman bank Tho building iu tho LaCIeoo block under tho hotel has been rented and court will be AlreadybeenThe old court house whioh has stood for many years will be torn down next Spradlinwiltnew 2l000court house The time for the completion of tho new htje has been extended from August 31 to December 1 1903r Contractor Spraflhu will move his family here from Fulton to personally superintend the construe tsonHickman will gain many other citizens i i 7 t HICKMAN COLLEGE EXAMINATION Below will be found the names and grades of those who made the highest averages on exami nation for 2nd quarterly exami nation Six highest averages are given for all grades except for the three classes in the high school department where the four highest are taken from the first two citifies and two from the senior year SKXIOIl TRAIt Annie Ellison 95 5J5- Bufio Brier 89 45 SKCOXD FAn HIGH SOUOOL Clifton Steel 90 H5 Winfield Taylor 95 15 Inez Luten 92 a5- Goaldor Johnson Si 15 FIRST YEAR llinil SCHOOL liver a itt 88 Luten Sony 80 12 Lacy Riclmrds 88 lint Moore 81 lo umirrii mAn Ruby Fleming 97 Jessie Henry 95 Louise Atwood 91 t0 Dave Frather 80 Virginia McDanicl 81 Edwin Fuqua 81 SEVKNTII 0 KADIS Russell Johnson 9o 2 Alary McDaniel fla 4 Nathan Townsend 91 Blanna Russell 90 Lota Civitt 80 Fannie Kearby 85 I SIXTH GItADK Victoria Nelson 95J s Lizzie Comm nii Notie Headen 85 Ida Stahr 85 Henry Sanger S3 Lillian Client 78 Pauline Bockmnn 77 Marguerite Fuqua 77 IflBTJI 01UDK Warren Ellison 91 Frank Smith t 92l Harry Millet 83 Dora Cavitt 82 Maggie Henry 78 Nellie Bondurant 70- FOITIITH 01 AUK 51Tenet51 Blanche Helm 91 15Joe Terrett 91 Willie Isbeli flO i THIRD QIUIBK jMorn Brown 9315 Fern Bryan 9035 Annie Cunningham 88 15 Swan Naylor 8715- Dolbort Choat 87 Moll Barry 85 151- THTHD ORADR Emma Tyler 97 8 Richard Webb 93 4 Lily Hackett i 93 Kate Hackett 92 8 Lizzie Pickett 92 1 Donna Hendrick 91 1 WEEKLY REPORT OF THE PIERICUb LITERARY SOCIETY- Jan 20 ID03Tho members con vened tho house was called to order and the minutes of the previous meet ing were read and adopted There was no new business ou the program so the house proceeded to its regular course of business and the following was render ed The Development or Civilization and a Select Reading by Clifton Steele Tho morality of tho young people is not what it should be a discussion byIleauehampwhich he showed the gradual decrease of the morality of tm young from the ancient days to tho present Decla byWinfieldneetingDebatereadwghaslrmativcWinfield SteelTherea motion was made and carried to meetingFebCHECK FOR FIFTY Mrs J A Collins president of the United Daughters of the chapterATyler inthememoryofsoldiers Tyler in this matter is to he commended and if others in a position to do so would respond tithe call the monument would soon be paidfor Fulton Leader NOTICE TO FILE UJAIHS All againstthenolitied requireswithinor personsindebtedcome forward and settle This Jan 51908 A A PARIS Executor i of E i Casedeceased I 0 t 4 i ryr r 3 S JtJT1al a k JR VtJalt fjf E 11- f 1L f S 1i rIE f L J- 11 4i411i4fl4443i + I wehavejustv ofol Cook eXldibitngencJurtho1 CJ 7 gUllrantyhowlquickworkl AYe also the nghtteStOCVeveryoneVpreparingl openl the most Complete Line off Harto over brought to Ilickman Wu are still in the Implement Buggy ant Wire Fence Business Como to see ns when you vanfc something gnol13PS1eetfulII e W S HENDERSON CO fi 4 4 H4+HHH1 9 I I ttSTOCK TAKING 1IS ON HAND 1 J W V13 PIXO TOO MANY TTTCAVY ll- l GOOD ON oujt couisTJSTta c- i c i UNDERWEAR WOUK SHIRTS PANTS f DUCK COATS GLOVES SOOJSt 1- ji L 1J Under our present system Strictly Cashuo are mak 1 1 thei iin 10RtpricCRii J J Heavy Wool and Cashmere lose and Half 11 Hose worth thirtyfive and twentyfive l cents cut to Qtr Men and Boys heavy Ribbed and Fleeced J- t tShirts and Drawers well Worth thirty 14 live cents cut to 2 1 c 1 I l Heavy Overcoats just the thing for rain gift it snow reduced from four dollars antiaiif i fifty cents to J4a fiftysXXHedlJec1 prices 011 Caps BoofsAand Rubber footwear rQUEEN SHOESI TuiLmi ALWAYS FLEXIBLE ABLEA V AND ALWAYS 800 f 0 LASH SHOTS STORE RICEc NA YLORv 9 srrmI-4 ftttf 1T V I j- fLEDFORDI HANDLE groceries Fresh Meats QueenswarefG- S We carry everything usually found in a hrstclass Grocery and no t pains will be spared to please our customers Call fer Itlao Trading Stamps with evert IOu Cash 1erckase After collection of JXX you are entitled to a nand goui a present I hone 6 1Goods Promptly Delivered I Lti- ti ttfi f SFw E r- E t Sf J tJ rr 1j tJr R A JACKSON ATTOTlX13VArT AV HICKMAN KENTUCKY KeutuckSpecial jjiI i JOHN RiNGWOOD Ge xal QQert t Deistlebrinkss staid East Hickman I i iFamilyi RUTTRR EGGS of Supplies Groceries nulII j A SPEOlALllii IIGoodgI Delivered Free I 80IJ Cash Book Store Splen lid Selection of NEW BOOKSSTATONERY STATONERYNOTIONS Fall and see our Stock Ever thing up to date MAUY KEREN DES Co U GARUTHERS BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY FRESH BREAD CAKES AND- CONFECTIONERIES f Remember you get blue trading stamps with every lOe cash purchase CLINTON STREJ51H- IOKMAN KKJnrCUY TeJnnbono Number nu im J O STtTBBS PE XSrt OFFICE OVER HOLco nn s DRUG STOUB h DRS K DAVFDSON Je1l1istti HIOKMAN KENTUCKY Office OTor Cowglll Oo aUlB J rug Store LivER Si AtitEOPPOSITE It R DEPOT JH POLLO K Prop Firstclass tnrnoatsbaggies ot carriages safe teams Jkc CustomJS palitenesrPatronage c J c 47 c 1 I ft pt3pt an y41MIb4ay eyea = wYr it ELLISON MERCANTILE7wCOI HICKMANy QRF3AT RED LIE3TTER SALE m m = tT t1Fjj j fCj = JA Extra Heavy Unbleached Domestic Noc the ordinary kind but sells everywhere at 0 and I Y 5CBleached i 1tYard wide 7e quality Red letter Snle Price Se Wide unbleached sheeting 94 at 15c t blenched n 1at l Te- k Jackets and Skirts Childs Jackets 150 quality lied Letter Sale Price 250 tur 260 grade 8 elsewhere now 150 800 Jackets ttt 200 t Misses Jackets Only n few lefty but style are the heat 7 v 550 Jackets in tlria side at I4S Ladies Jackets f Our sales of Jackehthis season have been heavy But a few ataes left mnao of the best of the tst nwm All go at Red Letter SakIJricei 4850 Jacket at141St-k550 qu now IMS Our 7Jp Jakpi Silk lined IWut other tona uow05 1000 Jftete + tia lined 1250 unwlulrl else a Red Letter Sole Price 075 s 1600 Silk SHlrts in this salt Qi 000 Skirts at 195 500 Skirts TOW 3JS 400 Skirts for 248fir Thee ire the Boat Tallies Ever Qfere- ApecPLetter Sale of i EMBROIDERIES About 500 Pieces picked up ftt a riditnhmql price They ro into this sale at Red Letter Sale Price Width up to 5 Inches t t5cWorth 10 1i 1kII Width up to 11 Inches I Worth 30 and 25c They a out last iuiij o IOJRI quick I I Another Snap for the Red Letter Sale I I- FLADIES I j WAISTSii Wnlste worth up to 650 at 98e Waists worth up to 150 at JSo iI j Never mind bow we got them they are here fofryou Our entire stock of this Seasons Waintn at just HAJLF PRICE j tJ Kptinauy but DbDIDt inalndes silkp fttlitaBftflft t lfdl Jt ofe t I t 8 ala ke = tunei1 J All go into the Red Letter Sale All Wool Blanket warranted all wool 150 values sit 3875 i Fine nil wool Blankets 114 worth 5lK now 425 121 All Wool Blankets very nIle quality 8f0 viiluejit IS5- liieit all wodl Blankets eeleeted stock Ljlma ttitlcc nt quality vorth 15 anywhere Inz ff11 sale at Sg K ia2LArtt 2100 Vttlues at S25U 150 tiiiTJhty at l OI125 grades at 98 Table Linen Bleached i i 50 inches wide worth 85c ttt 25f t10 indies wide i0a valuo85c Red 85 cent quality at 2f c 1 NOlsIGI PICK up 1 Ilftlte Oontlttbrpalt RctWl hll 75 al I4k j Red Letter Sale of I x Muslini Underwear Gowns Skirts Chemipe harqt tJtJt i 4 Sue GarmentH at ISe- 75e tt j Gnrmonts now 59 JH Garment at 7K A iREI LETTER SALE OF j ADVANCE SHOWING L ufo GOODSt jj- Yehftve nOw on display our first receipts of new spring goods Embroideries White Goods Plain and Fancy Piques Dotted Swisses Swiss ChiffonsI Madras Cloths 4 Jrl Zephyrs Pongees Canvas Cloth r Nomad Silks Online SilksI 11 x11Egyptian and Lisle1 TissuesT v Jacqnard Swisses and Batistes l c trhps have all iieeii placed in this sale at RED LETTER SALE PRICESj vr tit 1 A JO per cent Discount tl frpm regular prices i Bargains Positively Matchless NT THISIRed fetter Sale I ut tolTe Goods A llomcGoods Sale that else all previous records Prices hrtye reached a point where no 8US shoppers can resist buying is Look f y- ltt qUAItt Milk Pnlls 1 en tsi0tlt nBh PtlnS lOco 10 qnartii 1 tl1Jwin l 1 n4 Vie i gol Oil CnnHior i quartt t11 Po1si1 li ltthln Spoons 15e tStotv 1 1tilHJluut 1 o t p tJtnliClJm on Enlt11 IOc 21bMmttlPetroliumlyjiOpRlitol Shoo Poliali 8e Gilt Edge Shoe Polish yM jGalvenized Water Pails 19c 2 qt Lnatneled 1 nltl4crt Enameled I Pres Kettle 29 Entun led SnUlt PnnsJi f 1itlalneled Coffee Pots 25 4 qt t overd Buekttr it oYered Buckets 15c Large size sheet iron p 1 Not1 paper lc t1 quire Legal Cap Paper 7c aTOgf Envelopes 0 cents a pack age LPTIHOD Ink 3 c fbottlp Ifie Towoln 10n t At 5 cents 1At 10 cents Celluloid Corolla 5o JkrewTowel Rollers TH Savings Banks lOc- I Bury WanluTH pr tall 5c M thread Cake Knives lOc Bread Knives rx and c11tchezta t BiMouse Traps 5e traii1ues n IbcaaonCandle Sticks 5c i Pruning Shears lOe Sad Iron Handles der tDGoldew 1 Glassware fialtjlfilthCake Pans 5c t Beauties Rich Cut eniug lt ac line Uil fie CBestlniInk and P icil Hat Haek Hie Large Six Dinner Bells ne Cold Handle Lifter oe- i S leE n l w U BPfllfllBitP t Lftiye Milk Pansfji i Pudding Pans lfirjr size ate i i hrn Cl umre tOeIJ duz tlothert PUIS 5t 4ii J told Handle Kry Pans fie lhoi i fiowls lOc 2 SJKJOI801trk1 ThreadI ij White Curtain IoleK Ilk Lnni Wicks rltIII tILloc zit Wanh Boards lt Door Latches 5ctlQcSliriot l Q f l c Necdle Hooks o papers i lQ 1 01ling Pins lOt arid darners V f J Salt Boxes JOt Riblxuf UL Bolt r Briar Pipes iOe t Nail BruahoB 10 At 10 centsnnirrPnnslOr lt l cSpittoonsJ scrub BruahcslOe Japanned Waiters JOe T lOLCakeTorchon Laces lOc dozentltitej rinndlo Knives tS Forks Valenciennes LacqsJOc doze I lOc Kitchen Lamps tC Uellectore IOe elti et Ribbon lOc bonehJ lOctarnish1 LampfiJOaOpalescent l IOeRtbI REMNANTS Porcfiles Table Linenti JS Kinbioidir iitM Ribbong Ac At ytlHalPrice Fancy Canfes lOc a 1Pound v 1 I Red Letter Sale Pricest IT I j Drug Departmentt1 11 Laxative Urorao Quinine Wu Iaj 1 vijt j Black Draught iji l t 190I tv F MJi t WinefCardui J v1 yX j i9atirtv f v Perinnat c ot t 79q V Y I i Swamp Rootar J I S T 48and 7 9t L VititprsuiitliE Cht1TonicY I L tite 4 t Groves Chill Tonipvinw V1 tH J x Illf i u Castor 11 H Ai + 14 tt f Syrupt of Fig v it+flr 343I t Miles Nervine 790I- 4 4ftf i Vizald Oil i f 4 i i i Uvj C Porters AutiSeptid Healing Oil l ltl f rl Simmons Itivorilegulntqr 1 y J JJi llnv i n c j t MI Ponds Ex tracts rt cJ4lj d tWi JtJ fl Carters Little Liver Pilis v ri 1 1 c V J t 1t4 9t f lib Cans Allans Berated Talcunv Powder tlHi of L 3 UI Peaty Soapfiw b Ii k it lh it ALL PATENT MEDICINES AT CUTRATES 1 I Red Letter Sale k 4 j I OTJ I l L SUITS AND PANTS c 1 Our 15 Suits find Overcoats 2250 at other toresnow 1195 1250 Suits and Overcoats now 98Gt f 1000 Suits and Overcoats now 748 ii Our 150 Pants elsewhere now 119 4 Paste now 5298 i i 5 Pnntsat 420 a t5r Repl Letter Sale of r Shirts l ileus Fanay Shirts worth up to 1 silo price 39c j Red Letter Sale of t I i I Hardware W Jjo Eye Steel nl completebI S2OCook Saves worth 19 Sale Prices Siuqle Barrel Breech Loading Shot Gun WoriK 750 Sale Price I 450 No 12 Guage poubleBarrelrI Breech Loading Shot Gnn Regular prico1600h Salo Pric cii 75 Drop Head Sewing Machinest L Guaranteed for 5 years eqnl to nny05iOOMachine sold by- agents 1175 or i The BEST STOCK of Harness tad Saddlery 2JQuqenewn re faints 01144r 4 J xj n I it a its Red Letter Sale OfGl ocel iesfti j i Highestlarade Fancy patent FItlrccr aric1 t rant t ffa7 12 Tbs Roasted Coffee JLOO o gallon Keg Kraut SOc OneHalf Barrel Kraut 170 0 Bar Big Deal Soap 26c 0 lb Can Table Peaches lOeB lb Can California Apricots IOe 3 lb Can California Plums IOc 20 lbs Granulated Sugar 11MJ Arm Jt Hammer Soda kr XXXX und Dannemillere Padcaire Coflee IOc Lar e Bucket Tpny35 I r j jjT j oill pricesleverything required to bmld any kind of hpuee Roughandz Dressed Lumber Doors Windows Shingles Nazis Hardware Iaints Glass Lime Cement Hnd Tinworkt I aa d I Wcsolicif your business and cordially invite you to call aiul set us when in the I Y whetIitIsv JTou wish to purchase anythirig or not j a X t iJ 1 jY6dP v s5 i tft 1 i5 j tf 1 III h x 1 i EbLISO MERCANTILEj COMPANYf5 I j 1 s t ftkcSyS4e i uentuCizIT Hickman n fI rl- J l f 0 1 V w J i 1 r t 4 1 V 1 fF b- iS SJ a J rt- i c jti y J i + r j t j i tn T ITiT 1L 4- ii tft t- T r IE HICKMANI COURIER ivy MRS GEO WARREN Prop THOS B LOVELACE r Editor and Manager ltIOK lAN KT FEB 0 1903 ANNOUNCEMENTS CIRCUIT JCDOEI We arc authorized to announce W P 1 LtEasa candidate for the office of Circuit Judge of this Judicial Dis trict Subject to the action of the Democratic Party We are authorized to announce RJBugjf as a candidate for the office of Circuit Judge of thus Judicial District Subject to the action of the Democratic Party CIRCUIT CLERK We are authorized to announce J rV MORUIS a candidate for reelection to the office of Circuit Court Clerk of actiontof the Demociatie partyC- OMONWEALTaS AuuRSEaI We are authorized to announce Harry t J MOORMAJ as a candidate for Cozgmonwealths Attorney of thas district subject to the action of the Democratic party Tho Couriers Future MrlTnos U Lovelace becomes editor t lor manager The policy of the paper will j not be materially changed We expect to be conservative in all things but Democratic to the core First of all we will consider the news 1 The Courier will each week contain ull fcth important events that happen in Fulton and adjoining counties u t fj fcolumn of bright state news a column of newsy notes about the farm and nil trr the important happenings of the world at large Hickman and Fulton county editorIrealizes that Hickman is one of the vibest towns iu Kentucky tor its size and is now experiencing u steudy increase of business and population hence his decision in locating here jsj ii Of coureo no ono can be found to Cake the former editors place He was t one of the most conservative and best learned men in the state and the Courier stands as ai monument to his brilliant work He successfully con ducted the paper fOr 43 years some thing that few have ever accomplished t and possibly there is no case on record where one matt edited a weekly paper c r kthat length of time Mrliovelace has been in the newspaper business for 6 1 years and realizes what the people j want in a weekly paper The Courier J will take mo plrt in minor or county 1 factional fights but when a Democrat is nominated we will support him if his e yellow dog The editor of course favors a primary iu all elections from constable up The masses of the peo pie want it and a primary is the only method of getting the choice of the people The people are to be consider ed not the politicians We ask the public to give us patro nngo and we will endeavor to give them one of the best weekly newspapers in the state It Will Be A Primary r i The question of the State primary has been settled The primary will be held May 9 1903 all arrangements have been effected by the executive committee The primary will be held under the Carroll primary election law f i J between the hours of C a m and 4pm tr May 9 All Democrats are to be allowed to vote in the primary The V r county committees are to appoint v rtth elections n ers and to apportion f t them among the contesting officers as equally as possible 20 days before If ra election Any candidate for office will be allowed a challenger in the booth The assessments for the various offices V areas follower Governor 2500 Lt Gov tooO Atty General 91800 Auditor 2200 v Treasurer ifIi 00j Secretary of State 81800 Sapt of Public instruction 1800 Clerk qf Court of Appeals 1800 i C mof Agriculture 70Q i The committee has done a wise thing VJ n611inJ the primary and it should J ftli1t meet with the approval of every true i Democrat in Kentucky Trouble In Hickman County i We notice from exchanges that the V Hlck l n county Democratic commit I 185 is la trouble agaia and haves lit W S Jackson has ben named as chair man to succeed S D Griffey and it is 9 +claimed that Griffey will continue to a act uabairaan We regret very much to hear of the good Democrats of Hick man cdumty having trouble among rthemselve and hope they will soon f agree and settle their differences and join hands and fight for Democracy and jffott harmony and not against it Hickman county is too good a Democratic county to bring fightlag among themselves and 4 J 3 forDemocrataf discord to injure the party in Novem f f her countshasthe committees of the counties of r r r GraveaiJutpn ijllard Carlisle and 1 JkjkBM iac 4wbickf t counties constitute e lift First Judicial District to meet at a Kslghts hotel in Fulton Feb tbto a J e J consider the advisability of and to fix the time and method for nominating Democratic candidates for State Sana torin this the First Senatorial District and for Circuit Judgowid Common i wealths Attorney of theFirst Judicial District i fThe Democratic Judges of the Court of Appeals have selected + the followiti persons for the official positions of the courtOfficial reporfer T R McBeatb of Grayaon county Sergeant James J Smith ot Harrison county deputy tor geant W E Cheek of Spencer county tipstaff T Jack Pythian of Louisville janitor S R Hopkins of Henderfion The new tipstaff took his place Feb ruary 1 Judge McUeath will take his place February 15 and tint other oftl cars will go in March 1 Hon Henry Lawrence the brilliant editor of the Cadiz Record has an pounced his candidacy for reelection as Representative from TrlBg county and says he will be a candidate for speaker of the house if reelected Mr Law rence is one uf the rising yuung statesmen of Kentucky and will be an impor tint factor iu the speakuwhip und he would certainly race the chair Tho Hickman County Democratic Committee mutt iu JJintoii a Yew days ago und elected W S Jackson us chair muu of that coiumuttttH succeed Dick Griffey Mr Jucjtunn is well known hud his elnutiou will iiioet with general upprovul We hope that the rulings of the Committee were hurnioninns and Will continue u ueso It now looks like Teddy Jtoasevelt wall be nominated again lor President next year But hush dont say sr word 1 If Ted is nominated the Democrats will then have a President for Teds head will certainly be chopped off at the ballot box The Democratic County Committee t f Hickiuuu county met in Oilmen Monday and ordered a primary election May 9th to nominate Circuit Clerk und Assessor of that county Every Democrat shonldtluy aside all prejudice and selfishness and join in and make the primary u KUCCCSH We favor u primary ju Fulton county to name allthe ofiicials The South and civilized people In general are being daily insulted by the misruling of Broncho Roosevelt the accidental freak that occupies the Presidental chair We are indeed sorry for the Ro publican for the humiliation that their beloved 0 idol Ted is bringing on them The Courier wants a live corres pondent at G1I Jordan Sassafras Ridge State Line and other points Write us rIt is stated on reliable authority that Bud Reeves of Wickliffe will be a candidate for Commonwealths Attorney of this district Henry Youtaey has cased again and says Jim Howard killed Goebel You cant never tell when Henry iis telling the truth Got Frazier of Tennessee has signed the Adams bill and the naloons will now go out of towns under 5000 inhabitants Capt Richmond Pearson Hobson has resigned from the navy Too bad the girls wont want to Kiss lam any mere The Courier is mailing an extra thousand copies this week Ho auro you get one Tho Obipn Democrat at Union City has started a daily The Courier wishes them success Be good to yourself tiffs year by hay ing tho Hickman Courier sent to your address r Now Js the time to subscribe for tho Courier OF FOR THE PEN SHERIFF CARPENTER LEAVES WITH MANY PRISONERS Sheriff George Carpenter left Tuesday for Eddyville with tho following prisoners for the penitentiary who were sentenced last week in the Circuit Court which adjourned Saturday George Hillmule stealing two vears Andrew McElroy house breaking two years Rob Reddick house breaking two years John Thomas colored 1 grand larceny two years Will Jones malicious shooting 2i3 years Emmett bythee reform school at Lexington The fol lowing cases were disposed of last week Will Watson charged with murder of Joe Treaqc acquitted Suit of N J CorumTii It E Dodds judgement for plaintiff for 30 John Melton vs Fulton Electric Light fe Power Co judgement for 1202 Mrs M F Patts vs Western Union Tel Co for 2000 KimbroJudge WarehouseCompany r I meat forplaintiff for 22204 E7Wrye Vii N C8 St L R R Judge ment against plitintiff C W Fowler vs Lehman Broader Judgewe t i against plaintiff Mrs Mollie Mooney I I yIcases frul Fulton were dismissed 1Fn gor 1 i I STATE NEWS I t- MoCRAOKEN COr TY WlLL H tD tPRDUltyIIi eCraeken County will hOld Democratic primary election M name comity officers on Matt Jlnil PfJSJnunJuaryThe Artesian Mineral Vat company of Wicklifle was iin- corporated at Frankfort vitTii fo000 in capital stocktfOlll1crl4ofnear Los AngelesI tad was killcdl agejljr I r beaten and shot by three inaskdHI rubbers and will probably die f JJohnberry of Ilopkinsville opposing candidates for the Democratic nomination for commonwealth spoli4atr JHlim at CadizJTuesday and enPl ed the debate with a Ilively figlife Both were badly damaged J PaducaVhasI his friends and has become H candidate for Circuit JudpeJ ftt the second district W t Godfrey Hunter Jr of Logic iIIuntlacquitted of the murder of Wim Fitzgerald at GuatamolalThe Democratic State Rtr ecutive Committee has openeyc headquarters at lit Sterling 1 ti IistrictWicompose lard Carlisle Fulton Graves and Hickman These are all Democratic counties and jabthe following Democratic wrote ir 1100 l I Ballard 87 Carlisle 1f3 Fulton 1487 Graves 4709 fltffOTotal olhast of the state Confederate linni i He says the duties are too hard for him J f HIJivinfpnrtner Bros undertakers and dealer in furniture has made a genesall assignment at Clinton for th benefit of all his creditors J- Gov Bcckham has pardonedr Tom Williams a white man sGa t from Wicklifle for forgery 8 Mr Samuel Grabfelder vill1 JrI pooJewsj COUNCIL P OCEEDINGSJ Hickman Ky Feb 2nd 1903 Council met in regular session Prs ent Mayor Dillon Councilmen Glazer Kirkpatrick Swayne Brevinl heck amn nnd Lcdford 1RMinutesread and on motion approved jaad signed ilThe following accounts were present teed properly approved and on motion allowed and checks ordered issued ff amounts HICKMAN WOO CO SappliesL- KDFOUD 8 20 00 i RANDLK Sundries y2 TOY DILtON SIJ j 3 loads wood and putting up quarantine flap 3 y TOM PILLONJU Street pay roll 5 O j Taxes credited on II A Tylers note 24101 Report of City Treasury forjau1908 To bal per settlement Jan 5 5 18 W amt recd of Tom Dillon Sr 50 00 1 a fI Jrll IN 3B7 9 Dy chocks paid in Tan 102M Bal to credit thisacct i C CITY IlAtL ACCT To h1l per Dec report 21By checks paid BalI to credit this acct 2l24 Xo change iii Water ttLi1at Band account since last W rcportIReport of Supt Water it Light Plant for Jan 1903 B SAmt1 r 4f1Jii fI ogIAmt paid out luring Jan 4 Bat In treasury Feb 1st f fjjt To c DlLLOX JRu 1 0 Sli t1 V Report of City Mnrahnl for Jnn 1903 Tuxes collected 378 50I I hold Treasurers receipt for same TOM DILLON JK CJU Ou motion the foregoing reports were received urlttl red spread upon thrcord publishedl Hurl filed The Supt of Cemetery presented iiih annual report showing total nrnountOf receipts SlJy 20 and expenditure 5 16i Treasurers rrolpt 37 05 On motion the report was received and ordered filed The Clerk presented the following thtte etr OKfERAL HUNU AXT To unit iii tronnnry Jan 1 10028 ftOl 02 recd from Tom Dillou Jr on tuxes thin nod cenm tory ucct 40i8 02 To unit recd from City Clerk ffr license oU 851 13 To amt received from flickman Bank for texas 262 CO Farmersi 103 00 total fjiSO OJ- r By paid salaries 81201 05 printing Coun oil proceedings 75 00 S paid street pay roll 1088 74 it taxes 122 f10 t 1 insco on boilers to 00 repairs and la bor tit Power House 11555 GO paid coal notes J515 70 I part payment on dynamo 110 00 paid freight 85 49 I a dieting city priflVs 02 70 material and labor for cemetery fence 212 00 paid real estate 20 00 taxes dreriited on unto held by IL A Tyler 241 01 paid credit on river bank bonds Sfi 00 paid rniseollnneoas claims 4d78a 6711 03I Hal to credit of this acct Jan 6th 1903 8 as 99 CITY HALL ACOT To amt in treasury Jan 11103 S 37 87i recd of City Clerk 203 92 total 301 79 By paid bond No 2 8100 00 jut on bonds 90 00II I insurance A repairs 87 S2773 I 7Bal to credit of this acct Jan 5th 1903 g 24 44 WATER l LIOHT BOND ACOT To bal in treasury Jan IJ 1902 S 371 25 amt recd of Tom Dillon Jrfor taxes 1029 03 h amt recd of Hickman Bank 00I 1754in amore chants Bank for taxes 70 00I total 22153CI By paid interest on bom1Hlt70 Bal to credit of this acct JanJ 10I 47reTo bal in treasury Tau i 19021 5 05 05 amt ecdI of R M filer Col legs Treasurer 1319 15i total i84 noI By paid 13 bonds 81300 00 S Ie int on sumo 84 50 1831 HOI During the year the Council borrowed 8150000 8500 of which was used for purchasing ground for cemetery pur poses the remainder was used as fol lows Part payment on dynamo 060 60 Freight on dynamo J7 Cl Balance for labor and repairs ate power hone 189 85 Crushed rock 90 00 1000 00 The foregoing statements show a total balance in the treasury of 53373 Dnr ing the year there were 13 college bonds and interest on same paid being all the outstanding college bonus and 1 City Hall bond leaving 14 outstanding City Hall bonds upon which all interest has been paid Tho bonded indebtedness other than that heretofore mentioned is the 3000000 thirty year Water Light bonds upon which all interest has been paid The present indebtedness of the city other than that heretofore mentioned is about 875000 On motion the report was received ordered published and filed On motion Council adjourned Attest H C HELM C C W C T U MEETING The Womans Christian Temperance Union will meet next Tuesday afternoon with Mrs Sallie Hubhard and nil members ago urged to be present Glen Roach of Cayce was here Wed nesday He was on his way home from San Francisco when he has been with the army- Fireman George Brown of Jacksoa iwas kilted and Engineer Fred liilnk badly bruised and scalded iu A wreck at Fulton Saturday A primary election will be held in the Fourth district May 9 to name Circuit Judge aid Commonwealth Attorney t t k A ff ICALL AND JSEE US fJ 1l rfi 1 JVo are constantly receiving uclstChoice Fresh Meats Queens ware Harness Ice Cream Freez ers large and small A lot of useful articles fpr 10c Hay und Bran All at ur M +ii J W ROGERS SON NEW MERC MARKEC L D rrIse1rlP EVI hutcberstOA Ann lint+ of cured meats always on hand Highest market price paid for select butcher stock chickens and eggs KvtMytlHiijc uaruiitetsfl JLX LepruNcr ted A liberal shiro of vour iiTonit A sol rit l Plane 13 Free Deliver II COHON SEED MEAL AND HULLS 7The Restana Cheapest Feed for your Milk Cow w- n 110Cottonl t ls pl lv0 1 11 r d VO solUait tliOse prices at our oil mill for cash Ono pound of meal to L jionnds of hulls tis good proportion for mixing f RICHMOND BOND CO Hickman Ky II n- 1iuwwut aTMa ti0RelievesInstantly Heals without leaving ugly scar CUTSStops the bleeding Kills the Pain Prevents Poison Heals quickly BRUISES Stops the Pain Prevents Swellings Draws out the Inflammation It will do whatwe say or money refunded 250 500 iTOODOTTLES ALL GOOD DAIIOOZSTB ELLISON MERCANTILE fO Inc I 4 WE AREII NEW Embroideries NEWILaces NEW White Goods Seo our new White Damask Patterns forShirt Waists PERCALES fwr GINGHAMS MADRAS aljd DUCKS Elo ForteEorly Spring Wear- S S + Baitzer Dodds H jlfrs Joe Lnten died in Fulton Wednesday after a long illness She was the mother of Mr Sam Lutcn of nick0- roman rl1r J HV Cole for many years 1 resident of Hickman died iu St Peters hcST Flat JMonday of heart deseaw- JowGimpbell a notonous horse thief was arrested in Water Valley Saturday night by Sheriff Carpenter of this city and Jlfarshal Roberson of Fulton He was taken to Mayfield for trial J Illinois Central R t R t ZEtfa 3mzhaying Issued his proclamation it now throughoutCity of NSW OMLEAXS V and tribute participatin litcl I l Ita awhich for the year 1903 will bo held on r fForJ 11 f t Illinois Central R R bompauy will sell tickets on certain dates to Now Orleans oqitRATESYouryon1 limits 4 A J MCDOKJALL D ItA NEW 1 OKLKANS 5 W JIAlllXW D P A LOCTSVILtK a A H HANSON O P A CIIIOAOO + JXO A SCOTT A GPA KMPJIIS MARDI GRAS JlEW ORLEANS A r1rUr MOBILE R February 1824 190 Very low rates via the Mobile IOhio to23rd Ii ReturnliJl is llptirticuJars CfAtStL61 t Jr OJ oP 1j iIt N