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The Hickman courier: April 11, 1912 The Hickman courier 300dpi TIFF G4 page images Warren & Martin Hickman, KY 1912 hic1912041101_sn85052141 These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. The Hickman courier: April 11, 1912 The Hickman courier Warren & Martin Hickman, KY 1912 $IMLS This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognitio n (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has be en done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automated process using the recommendations for Level 1 of the TEI in Librar ies Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file. ' T? r ) $1 In per Year Advance fk-lu- tely llMfcl to te It n cbrop rnuuKH ! Twenty yar ago, Io ejceptlont Itili rule. Only papr oot OLDEST PAPER IN WESTERN KENTUCKY This Paper Always Stops when your time tf oat. we dont be Hove la forcing' a ob anyone. Faper do not want to mid a copy, keep the lubtcrlp-tlo- n year. No mini l too poor toiponil tills amount lor n (lint kiwi nil Hi" county ml tlili S Ppr THE HieKMAN COURIER. Volume 52 Local News HICKMAN, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, -- 1912 tion li given here IS dayi ahead with paid up. A notice of expira- Number 40' A Blue Mark Over Two Thousand Refugees Now in Hickman Government Levee Broke Friday Afternoon Rendering Many More People Homel4.4G Friday afternoon the big ess. 70 Square Miles Agricultural Lands Under Water. Situation at Hick..eminent leveo, protecUng tbousla of norm of farm landa batow man Still Serious. War Department Furnishes Tents and Fod. River Huknian, broko nt a iolnt about five town going Uiroush Jartsl Falling Gives Promise of Relief. Clintor Street Submerged. Water idraon'A place, britiRltiR to naught of tho hnrdcttt flghta vur wnsed Reached 54 Feet on Cairo Guage. Highest Ever Recorded. .liMt tlio truachorou watera of Um uslppl. Ton days provlous totttd Loss in Bottoms Enormous. C. M. & G. R. R. Put Out of n thoimaml iiion worknl Htghl t; """ d Jay lit an uffort to hokt Ut Business. Several Miles of Track Out Between Hickman Mr ml the embankment T worst ..rt of It wan that men worked mark and Tiptonville. Relief Well in Hand. il VI 1 , GOV. LEVEE BRCAKS. THOUSANDS HOMELESS. In addition to tho temporary dis aster, occasioned by tho brreaklng of Uio goernmcnt levee, thousands of peoplo will bo rendered homeless In the flooded district for weeks yat to come, and will likewise be without employment or means of Tho greatest burden .of caring for Uio refugocs falls upon Hickman, where people flocked from lowlands of Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri. . Without Uio osslstanco of other towns and Uio government wo would cer tainly have been reduced to starvation several days ago, as Uio provisions la the local stores wero not sufficient to meet the emergency and Impaired shipping facilities made It a difficult matter to receive shipments. Hundreds of residences in both Hickman and Uio bottoms aro under water. It wUl be many days before they can bo occupied again. Many houses wero swept away In tho bottom. Some of the first to eo after lha break were Uio residence of Bud Darnell, three houses belonging to A. M. Tyler, L. H. Coombes' store, Chas. Hawk's residence, Willis Cates cotton git: and warehouses, Carl Waggoner's residence and many others The daa-a?- e to property owners would bo hnrd to estimate. BROKE IN GOOD PLACE. - i. it Kti: i i ill k .. tiiiio-i- n a ran riling rain, wad mud nnI slush, wring without k. ami. l or wet for almoitt a uiix-H- . doing wkfctmt food for is A UtTHlflJl lira At V Partial View of j West Hickman after the Break in the City Levee small bronk ftnit occurml a tiitt bags of sand Ia- i.eorso'a ontw of iiukhkm vera on iwcUon which Rnrw and r OKI coniiiiHtnlnliln work Itaxa or -- nd wnro d lulled Into the break Kh n idrful rapidity, but Un Riwd) m1 long noon At tta way n Into tho letoo. and xatiirittff r wHaOery lah of anta.- - toon uk a raging torrent through tb t arthen chain All the whik tb ' hful negrooa continual to nmh iy aacki up Uio slipping embank wadlnj; wnter nlMoat watat ! i 'in konosUi r ioiu of muddy wntr apoHtlHir up nt) ) illadi WKj9LsmIF fEiKrwfcTL- - - T811 -- pwc I i a UriBK - a current which - lit-rl- n Mixtaa' Hut tho fight wm Km In - time Uian It lake to toll It Dip r rovorcd Uio aurroundtntr ground aiid bod torn away, rm though It had ! n n mound of straw, the lete to a idlb of lb or 20 feet Seeing llu r ' hoiHdmanrM of lb tak. work abandoned and warning sent ov wlr of Uio 1ovh letephone ! n which bad boon ttntabMahd tto (i tho lotoo workra In much with it other Bhoiiff Johnaon Mood ii i r oter hl knetm whan be aeni ii Iam UMwiOKti. Th frail effort ' man nKainut Uio slant wntwway r. unevenly nmlnbol Wind and wea wero really the "straw that Irukt tlio cnmoI'M back." Th water w1Ui .i ImIiir held In man- - plae mtil bona whnro It wna hlKber than h I' we by eovoral Inofwm. Tbf breach of courw wklaMMl, te . plDR truea. IiotweA. k linff In n w1nda unUI now It The 'Jl'arda of a mllo In wtd(h tiioutiuid men engaged In the ork hurriedly nought placea of tfty, ami io to wore lost. Three nefirova ar aid to havo bocomo excited whn h' break occurred and ran bahlml Uie ms InatcAd of utajInK on It. and -- re forwd to climb treea. where tVy woro found threo daya Inter. nUc!pftUng Uio wont, atoainbonU. launches and sklffa woro held In rea dinnan for tho oroorKonci Thao were 'iiirrledly dlspateiii'd iroui Hlekmau hkI picked up Ukwo cut off from re oat Cnpt, A. A. Parte brought In oo peoplo on Uio Str May Stowart M''.irdny morning, after an "arch Many of Ueo woro taken from roofa nnd tree top. Somo wore singing and praying, othem cumlng. but alnnor nnd wtlnt nllko woro brought to enfoty. Throughout Uie dy Saturday, refugees conUnuod t" pour Into llickuinn wldltij: to tho of our tontod city and filling je brend lluca. Aa yet, no dctitha havo boon reinirt th-i- n K Uitr fcol from m So far as tho Interests of Hickman are concerned, the government levee broke at a good place. Had It occurred nearer or at town, Uio current of the river would have been drawn through West Hickman, which as a matter of fact, would havo added materially to Uio dainago there Mengel would havo lost ? 100000 worth of lumber, and a large number, of w ost end residences would havo been literally demolished and carried As It Is the water Is pracUcal-l- y Htlll In Uio flooded section of tho town Tho water go.ing through Uio break in Uio levee finds an out-le- t ntar Tiptonville. "" RAILROADS HARD ny HIT. f. -- nll-nlg- The C, M. & G. railroad company has been forced .to suspend operation, as water covers many miles of their tracks. In places Uio tracks hao been washed out three miles at a stretch. All along tho lino their stations aro submerged, and Uio new depot at Hickman stood fqur feet under water Friday. Their losses will bo heavy and business cannot bo resumed for several weeks at best. Tho K, C. & St. L. depot and warehouses wont under water about six inches nftor the city lovoeo broko and their enUro yards havo bden covered to a depth of about five feet. They havo been stopping their trains in East Hickman since Tuesday of last week, and aro now engaged In Uio erecUob of a dopot out there, tearing, down Uio old wagon factory paint shops, to get lumber. They caa make no repairs on their West Hickman yards until Uio wacr recedes. For tho present business will bo handled through East Hickman. Several days last week all train'' service was cut out on account of washouts between Hickman and ion City. ' i m ; Un- pop-'Ut'o- n Moving Dny," Refugee Coming into Hickman. I Looking Northwest from Ellison Hill. No loss than 250,000 sacks of sand have boon used on this secUon Continued on Page Two Working on the Levee d In conniption with tho awful dls. water. 'aster R. R. Park Under Water Tho gllng way of this loveo means of, the levee about 20 miles in tht inundation of thousands of acres longUi. Tho work was undor Uio suof the f nest agricultural land in tho pervision of Mr. Brock, goemnioui world It will bo under water any- ivnMneor, and Uie coat of each 24 where from 2 to 15 feet. In nil it is hours work In tho stiugglo was up estimated that fully 170 squaro miles wards of $5,000. Tho hardships arc covered, embracing tho enUro lower end of this county, a largo part of Lnko count, Tenn., and a largo portion of Obion county, Tonu. Tho loss ill easily amount to $100,000, over if tho plantors succeed in got-lin- s a jrop Uiis year. Live stock perished by tho thousands, and any num-r ot frail residences wero washed away and dashed to splinters. This levee, a part of Uio goorn-inont's big chain, was thojlrst to glo way In truth, It wntf "tno tlrst ono subjected to tho euornSJus strain trough' to bear. OUicrs bolow nao broken since, thowlng conclusively i hat "lone of Uio lovoos. woro built to stand auoh au ul prooodented stage of b en-du- ri blnck--wll- Portion of the City Levee, showing thousands of sandbags used Vork train on crest. It to repair one of the bad " boils." was held until the water got a foot above the top. those who filled tho linos. It requires more than courage more than a fow paltry dollnrs to inclto men to work for dnys and nights without food, sleep or shelter. Theso unnam ed horoes tolled with a full knowledge that they might at any moniont, in tho blackness of night, bo swept Into tho dismal lowland. But the work continued whllo the waves and spray dashed oer Uio big emThey bankment, and nono desurted fought a good fight, but the power of tho opposing elements Is demonstrat ed by a sheet of water now visible from tho hill tops of Hickman. d by Uio men both whjto nnd l ueer bo known except to six l4iSMiMf'iW5',''--JWiT-; 4 J, THp i MftrnW T 8tS4 w mgfai iui j 1 t ij! Ifl I!T V i "" """""" :" ' U ' " fI i T T If" L i mi n ' Si u TEI n N. C. & St. L. Railroad Park in the foreground, showing front of depot at left. Water rose two feet higher than is shown in this view. -- I c t.oJj. i, JA.i.yM,I C - MESSAGE FROM PERCY JONES Hickman, Kentucky Owing to the high water my house is torn up, and I am taking the opportunity to put a new coke oven in my bakery, thus making' it one of the best in the State; and am also installing a new $2,000 Soda Fountain. I will continue business at the old stand. No extra charges have been, or will be made, during the flood, regardless of a report to the contrary by a certain Fulton paper. Thanking the entire public for patronage during the recent disaster, I extend you all a cordial invitation to make Jones' your head- - quarters. relief matter to unlto in Allle Newton ami Mlita Para Ilh) K- from ly two young loters nndrefuge MImoum Tlio wedding took plat a Hut Price House, nfior which the iou pie returned to tho tented ally mmm lens but happy John Dillon, acting Maor on count of hia father' initios, has doii-tr yearn ordinary tnnyoralo John 'lio pant ton days tat' in I nude good alright THE HICKMAN COURIER "Covert Wtsitm-Kntuck- n ii II Hi SPEEH & i Uketht1tv" 'SEXTON. PUBLISHERS Subscription Rates $1.00 per Year REFUGEES IN TENTS. This was looked upon as extraordlnar bJt when one after another all the stores on the north side of this street became flooucd, real alarm followed. Gradually the water crept into the buslaose street, aiu. Thursday night It got into Schlenker's Jewelry store, Leibovitz'a furnishing store and lap- Pid oer tho door sills in several oth ers. Friday morning the entire strco and .Jide walks, were submerged and row boats gave it an air of the gon dolas on tho watery streets of Venice. Elevated sidewalks woro constructed on ihe north side to enable people to BUSINESS DISTRICT FLOODED. gtt to their places of business. Merchants scaffolded their goods For the first time in the history of and stacked their wares on counters the city, water reached tho business and high shelves. DuHiness, of course houses on Clinton street last week. was suspended, water being two fet The deep in many of the buildings damage to stocks nnd fixtures will be Nettleton's Lasts considerable. - The city haaa within her confines now fully 2,000 refugees. Tents were rushed hero from Philadelphia by the war department upon request of our county and city officials, who were represented In Washington by our congressman, OUIe James. James short work of that usual delay In such matters generally known as "red tape." The tents arrived at Vn- Ion City Wednesday of last week, by Capt. O. L. Powers, 3d Ky. Infantry. who on account of a washout, walked from there to Hick man, the tents arriving next day. Refugees are now comfortably hous ed In regular army tents. Tho camps are located in the Carnegie library grounds, the Henry Addition and a negro camp In S. L. Dodds addition east of Hickman. A commissary, In charge of Capt. J. A. Logan, Jr., of the U. S. Army, has been establish. ed In the basement of the library, and sufficient rations are now on hand to meet the immediate wants of the flood sufferers and more supplies ore coming. Dr. H. E. Prather, a member of the State Board of Health, was wired to look after the health conditions In the camps, and make daily visits to all tents. So far there Is little sickness and no contagious diseases to add to the calamity.- NERVOUS DESPONDENT iaJMMfcillMaWHMMHMPiWlfwf,r ii HSi!tC VBHHBHHRHBHHHHHEHMIIIVMMHKflnRMMnHuXsM Looking north, showing top of City Levee barely above water's surface. iii,fJ,ti-i--- HHaK?LW1.t. Hickman Drug Co Fetho Book Store JIaltzer & Dodds Dry Goods Co. Helm & Ellison's Drus Store. Smith & Ambcrg. Jos. L, Aniberg'a Grocorj'. Millet & Alexander. Nalfeh Bros. I WOMEN Find Relief in Lydia E. Pink ham'c Vegetable Compound Their Own Statements So Testify. Plates, Pa, "When I wrote to you first I was troubled with female weak ness and backnehe. and was so nenou that I would cry at tho least noiae, it would startle me so. I began to take L Hickman's Carnegie Library & tffrH U I . I! T'-.-mm- it?'' y v, are Creations of Study and thorough Ik' &y fX Knowledge of the Anatomy of the The Clinton street stores which got under water wore as follows St. Louis Furnishing Co. Iedford & Handle's Grocery. Sullivan Bros. K. It. Ellison's Cash Htoro E. C.KIco & Co. P. E. Caao & Son. HUMAN' FOOT 2 H E. CURLIN Coiuaio iK&Mma mm Mm LJZ2S" v m f zona were astonished to hour the fire signal for West Hickman knowing that section to be iindor water from 2 to 1G feet deep But tho um Xpert od happened. Four riHtldiMieea, owmtl by F. M I'rowiw, actually burned In HOUSES BURN IN WATER. water fully five feet deep that la, At 12 30 Saturday morning, oiircltl burnod that portion of tho hounr-- not submerged. However plentiful tho water supply, the blnsu could not be stopped. Tho flro started In tho second story of n house occupied by Will Untz, ho wus sleoplng there He says a coal oil lump exploded, starting the fire. Iontz inniftiged to escape In a boat. Tho burning building soon Ignited threo more near It. All were burned to the wator's edge. When tho upper half of each hoime burned, the lower i floaTed off their foundations, and the In West lllckinanns n. relic of one of the renkH of the flood. Mr. Provow had some Insurance on tho buildings but the contents will be a total loss to the renteis. Xairch i Drug Store Schlenker's Jowelry Storo Ixilbovltz' Furnishing Store. Sude M CowglH s dla E. Plnkham; remedies, and I don't have any more cry 1 sleep Infj spells. sound and my nervousness is bettor I will Dox 03. iz 4i your medicines to nil suirerinjr women. Mrs. MAHY IlALSTKAD, Platca, Pa., Here is tho report of nnother genuine case, which still furUier shows Uiat Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound may lie relied upon. had inflamWalcott, N. Dakota.-- "I mation which caused pain in my side, and my back ached all tho time. I was bo blue that I felt like crying if anyone even spoke to me. I took Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and 1 began to gain right away. I continued its use and now I am a well woman." Mrs. Amelia Daiil, Walcott, N. Dakota. (rotill-den(lal) recommend remain--somewh- ere rr xs. I REFUGEE WEDDING. Cupid Bettcrsworth & Prather. or Quality Hickman Grocery Co. A. S. Barkett's Dry Goods Store. Five hundred refugees are quartered in tents in the library grounds. The basement is being used as a commissary. came nllong with the refuThere seemed to be n break in If you want Mpecial adrlco write 1 Hie clouds Saturday afternoon when Lrdlu K. Plukham Medicine Co. ludgo Nuylor was called from his du Lynn, Muss. Your letter will ties as spoclal committeeman in flood I be opened, read and answered by a wotttau and held In strict coulldcucc. gees prrp 1 li FLOATING NOTES. Bottom crops will bo lulo. Wood winding up with a book storo and Job printing establishment. Sas-safra- a Making a Levee of Sandbags . Tho Str. May Stowart wont to Stanley') residence, ou tho lUdge. Tuesday morning. In Uusbart place, has gono off ou u va- nnawor to a distress call from CO peo- ple who aro hemmed In by the wator population Jumped from Undo Snm's big family of refute nt jllckumu's grows dally. .Moro tenia 4,000 to 5,000 iu loss Uiau two weeks. illokman have bem ordered, and another Uoln sotuo. s'nrtcd in tho Itogint Ad ltev. Wilson hold services fur tho dltlon. benefit of the refugees ut Uio library Tlio Courlor covers tho flood sltutn-tlo- n MirnJuy afternoon. thla week In profcronco to other inu Court Ho die commissary hus nowx matter. Several hundred extra . u discontinued and all rulloUB ura copies have been printed, i n largo tlon of which havo been apoken for .uvd at Uio library. If you off tno lioo-do- o and cut down today. want extra papers, got them They will cost you Co each or iu buttinu ugulu. Bmllo every tluiu six for 3Cc. ,,.. flood is uiouUouud, glvo Uio ord "Go Ahead." Lot no ono loso sight of tho fact Mint Hie good ladles of Hickman nro 1'ho locul committees, looking afJewel. Hut for their nronint ter Uio flood sufferer, have done Holt sacrifice and untiring action. efforts, ujoat uxeolleut work. Their imuiou many would havo gone hungry and elsewhere lu thU issue. without a place to lay thulr heads L. Ikxlds has a lot to Horry hlui, during our reeent calamity. They aro i. queens without n orown. but ho has not loat sight of othora Ho has been running fr iu trouble. Dr. W. W. Itichniond and E. B. Sara-uol- a uiaya for Uioo not able to hire toams wore here from Clinton, MonMild wagons. day and Tuoadny. Dr. Hlchmond Is At Walnut Lot', Hoolfoot Lake, the a membor of Statu Hoard of Health, with our wuuir lit lt feet deep. Water covers and was horo UiM club houjio floor to a depth of County Hoard of Health in Uio Intertwo foot, although LhU building rotfU est of health and sanitation nt Hickman during the congestion of populaon high piling. tion. Tho lad lea' couiuiltteo on rolluf Spooking of Uio flood condition work auks for douationa of combs uud brushes. These are badly needed her. Gov. McCrenry qnld Sunday: and tho ladies will appreciate dona- "There should bo siwedy efforts to I tion lu thla IIcq. Leave theiu at the answer nil oalls for assistance. havo sent a number of tonts and men nrit Methodist Church. from Uio State Guard. I have Tho Courlor office lias boon a kind an appeal for assistance to Uio of a combination affair UiU wk auffxrera nt Columbus and Hickman, including headquarter for Associated and named Ixgan C. Murray presi1'rcss, Western Union Telegraph, I' dent of tho American National linnk, S War doparUncnt telephone office. Ky , oa treasurer " cation. $- - ' kP '' ill A CHANGE We are installing machinery for the purpose changing all of our electrical system to the alof ternating current. The "direct current," which has existed in the business district for the operation of electric fans, will be abolished. 0?:? i .rt. ir i4t sp-ju- Holding back three feet of water with sandbags, in front of the N. C. & St. L. Depot. This formed a part of the City Levee before the break occurred. All fans, lights, cooking and heating devices, motors, etc., can be operated twenty-fou- r hours per day. Parties owning direct current fans will do well to list them for sale, as they will not operate on the new current. All current will be measured by meter. Hickman Ice & Coal Co. J. T. DILLON, Manager : 100,000 JAPANESE LIVING IN (EXPORTS OF COTTON GOODS ON INCREASE GROWTH DURING LAST FEBRUARY FULLY 50 PER CENT. MEXICO WAR. IT IS SAID THEY ARE VETERANS OF RUSSIAN Goin' to Build? Let us figure with you on jftsssHsL? ARE STUDYING THE COUNTRY HIGHER PRICES PREVAILING 132,500,000 Has Ditappeared From Mexican Treasury, $700,000 Paid to Brothere of Madeio Without Voucher. New York. The Mexican commission, hit opened headquarters at the Waldorf to ditseminate Information concerning Gcu. l'aquale Orozco and nil molutton against President Madero, announced that an official statement on the Magdaleua Bay ltata will be Utued next Wednesday. wCTch Durinj February Total Value of Cotton Exports Was $5,000,000 Returns for Year Will Probably Make a New High Record. Washington. Lxnorts of cotton manu factures from the United States iu l'eb- nur this jvar were 50 per cent target than in February, 1911, the total value bemg practically $5,000,000, against 1 1.250,000 tor February a year ago. uur ing the eight months ending with February the total was $32,020,941, against $26,000,000 for the corresponding period Utt j ear, exerrding th total for the corresponding period in any previous when $36,072,519 year, except 1000, worth W4 rx ported. This is taken to indicate that exports of cotton manufactures for the full Wsl year, ending ninety days hein-e- , will he greater than for any year in the history of the country except 1905 and high records l'lOfi. when exceptionally H were made because of an abnormal demand from Manchuria. Higher prices are largely responsible for the increase this year. The total quantity of cloth exported during the past eight months was 305,000,000 yards, valued at $20,250,000. while during the first eight months of 1906 the total was 521,000,000 yards, valued at $31,000,000. Gain in exports of cotton clothx was n particularly marked in the case of China. That country took 13,000,000 yards of American cotton cloth in last February, a compared with 4,000,000 In February H a year ago. Exports to th Philippines also more than doubled. MisiaaBassssss pub-Uaho- d LUMBER POINTS, 0IL8 ROOFING, NAIL8 HINGES, DOORS GLASS AC 331c r Stools., niRlit Prlcos Cumb. 187 Iutil) T. R. REYNOLDS Homo Phono 102 JL rXMQQQff t m$ H,t 1 . iti. H jJMSHSjsjaMiiH Wk-- r - laiVinLtr llBlaB aB JHCff JZGOS I Ik aaajaajaai j,jaaaaaaaj i WOODZOW Woodrow Wllsoa oaks Uio Domocrstlo nomination on the strength of promises of what ho will do If mado president, rather than on his record a an for unUl ho became governor of New Jorscy laat year he had been He was highly esteemed as president of known only as nn educator. Princeton university, and Is considered a mnn of advanced Ideas concerning government and legislation, and a deep thinker. Ho hns been expounding his theories In all porta of the country. RESOLUTIONS. Tho citizens of lilckninu, yesterday afternoon, took Uio time from their numerous arduous duties In connection with caring for tho flood sufferers, to gatbor In mass rucuUng and ,rc- - thulr Indignation at an editorial published lu Uio Fulton Lead-oApril 8th. The offouslvo editorial minimizing tho necessities hero and criticizing tho mothodB In which tho Hickman citizens havo endeavored to rollovo Uio sufferers, was doubtless publlahod with a view of hindering tho workers iu receiving further asslsttnnco from the outsldo. Tho following resolution was ndopt-o- d r, Mr. Necly'a resolution would Hmlt the tenure of ofTice-o- f district judges to six years and provide for their selection by STABBED TO DEATH BY WIFE the regularly qualified Yotars of the district. English Status Grave. Wife of New York Sporting Writer Kills ' Husband With Scissors. to lnest his New York. Afraid New York. Walter J. Snyder, wealthy money in KnglamI under present condiand widely known In the sporting world tions, II. G. Stobart. of London, arrived as editor of rpnrta of the Times, was on his way to the British Northwest. stabbed to death In his suite in the "I confess I'm a pessimist," confessed fashionable apartment house known as Mr. Stobart, "but one who understands Historical nail. A woman, who asserts conditions as they are- now In England The country faces she Is Mrs. Snyder, and who, with a cannot be otherwise. baffling calmness, admits that the man; a grave condition and every thinking As wa killed with a pair of scissors held man is preparing to save himself. in her hand, Is locked up charged with fast as I can dispose of my holdings homicide. thr I am investing them in America." - eiblwd about, it may b nothing mora than hat been held by othtr for tid Senor Quempor, "Hut, mind you, wi do not know that they !ave mad publie everything concerning Uiat grant. "Tier are oer 100,000 Japanese today In Mexico. They are very military In their carriage, and, aa they swarmed to Mxico, shortly after the conclusion war, we are of th Japanese-ltussiaconfident tlwt they are veterana of that campaign. They have obtained a very accurate knowledge of the topography of our country. h Mnvrialrna "ay situation, it will be deplored by our eitirens generally if Japan 1ms nccnrrd iual b.ue there, and our good friends in the United .urn. riiibjrraed. I'liJer the laws of Mexico, oereignty over territory cannot be transferred to tiy foreign power. It is doubtful that een Mm lero wmld attempt lint." When President Diaz resigned his office therr was J2, 500,000 guld in the treasury in Mexico. Within six months' tim that money was almost entirely gons, and Mtxico had not one single benefit to show from its expenditure. Hut Mexico does know where part of it went. Upon the abdication of President Dlax a commission waa appointed to adjust any and all claims that might be pressed The law aralnst th nw government. specifically required that documentary, ' evidence must be offered in each case to establish a clnli,.. In every Instance this waa done, with the one notable exception of the claim of Gmtnvo Madero. the president's brother. He preented a bill for the modest sum of $700,000 for al-- ' leged expenoes he had Incurred during the operation of the revolution, and that aum was pild him through Modern's in- flu en co without the presentation of one ' single voucher "At to this fuhing grant the Japt hare yr," Tlml sH a I I Pi i m.sur.. XaA .aMa IMsl .SMtMf IiBs)sV 11 mm H j iS 1 .... M1t$ArirMi,FMfii m a T . sW VaT, W.kSSUtmsSSS 'tr'-mr.-ics; . msasfjasx. asiaa ni: Ml" tMy TO ELECT FEDERAL JUDGES ConsU-tion- Representative Neely Proposes HPHIS is the month Tornado Insurance protects your Roof, Windows, Doors, Chimneys, and, in fact, your whole house, at a ridiculously low price. ' Amendment. Washington. A constitutional amendment, providing for th election of federal judges, waa proposed In the houis of representatives by Neely of Kansas. The resolution, which would require the s of the members: approval of of th house And senate and Uie ratifies s tlon by tho legislature of of the states in the Union, would amend oectlon 3 of article 3. This section ot the constitution authorizes th president to appoint federal judges for life. Ills appointments are subject to review by two-thirdthree-fourth- A. E. KENNEDY Writes Tornado, Life, Fire, Burglary and All Kinds BETTER BE INSURED THAN SORRY" '"'WE USJS" DANIEL BOONE AXLE GREASE j the senate. ufoL W And don't have to grease but once a week. Made in Louisville by CHAS. C. STOLL OIL CO. tBKPJS!S!3PS33S8SSnSSFS3EI3ISI8M3SSS!9I2i liiiADe r?ro f vaiid aMLirr,, f I1 1 lil. at Uio mo. ting: HESOLVED, That, whllo wo deoply approclato the kindness and assistance of the citizens of Fulton in send ommendation of which was ing to our rollef money and supplies approved by President Taft. Chargea to be used lu aiding tho flood sufferfiled against the officer alleged drunken ers wo donounco, as mado without ness, tying members of his command to tho least foundation and as absolutestakes without food and water, tying one man to a tree on the edge of a stream ly false, ovory statement mado in Uio trip. CoL F. G. Schutt, th proprietor, ad- so that th soldier was compelled to Fulton Londor of April 8th, regarding mitted that there was an encounter in stand with one foot in water and a numtho flood situation at HIcman. th (levator. The newly elected Arizona ber of others, including that he struck, J. T. DILLON, senator, It is said, gave the negro a kicked and atrucE with the hand! of a W. A. JOHNSTON, whip some of his fellow scouts. aevar beating. W. II. AMDlillG, Would Die for Suffrage. T. T. SWAVNK, Cruelty to Children. Commltteo Kansas City, Mo. "The BiifTragettes Chleage. Investigators from the in England hope to b killed and sooner state's attorney' Office raided the Hud-toor later that will ba the result," deOrphan Home, toolc "Rev." J. H. FOR SALE; Fine Oasollno Launch clared the Rev.. Mary E. Andrews, former Hudson, a negro', into' eustody and sent 25 foot long, C foot beam, 30 h. p., pastor of the Unlversalist Church here, 26 children found in the Institution to i cylinder engine, trunk cabin. Will In an address t the hqual Suffrage So' charitable institutions. Representatives A bargain If ciety. carry 10 paHsongers. of Uie juvenile court, who were responsi"Illot, starvation in prison any means ble for the raid, aay they will prosecute tnken at onco. Apply to Jno. that will bring martyrdom these Eng- Hudson. H fs Recused of having beaten tf Hickman, Ky. lish women court and wruuld count death and otherwise abused the children. Albut a stepping stone to victory. It is a though h derived from $50 to Cling Poaches, price any one of them would be glad to day from their bagging on the $150 a Largo can Lemon atrsata, pay if it would advance the caus." 2Cc. Bottorsworth & PraUior. it la charged h underfed then. court-martial, n Klr-klndn- Senator Smith Has Fight. Washington. A. Marcus Senator Smith, of Arizona, waa the principal in a flstle encounter wlt) a negro elevator conductor in the New Ebbltt House. Senator Smith, it is said, wanted to ride down on the elevator, while the negro Insisted on finishing his upward Mistreated Soldiers. Washington. First Lieut. Orra Hnuser, Philippine Scouts, has been missed from th aervio under the L. disrec- I ft. Weakness, nervousness, lack ot appetite, energy and ambition, with disordered liver and kidneys often follow on attack ot this wretched disease. Tho greatest noed then Is Electric Bit ters, tho glorious tonic, blood purifier and regulator ot stomach, liver and kidneys. Thousnnds havo "roved that strengthen tho they wonderfully nerves, build ud the system and re 's to re to health and good spirits after an attack of Grip. If suffering, try them. Only 60 cents. Sold and perfect satisfaction guaranteed by Helm & Ellison. II.... ..CD ino uanger Alter crip .,,a.. ... .. .m iJ U. ....r.. IU1 UllCil U A atratnm OJOiVUl. m At a meeting of tho stockholders of tho Hickman Bank & Trust Co., tho following directors wero elected to servo one year: S. L. Dodds, W. II. BalUer, Jno. Brynntt C. G. Bchlen-kor- , the kind to make tho II. A. Tyler, H.L. Amberg and wee, dimpled darlings comfortable. W. C. Johnson. All styles $2.50 to $15 Miss Itetta Clark, who hns been ST. LOUIS FUR. COMPANY (Inc.) In ill henlth for several yours, went Cosh or Credit. to J.ouIsille last week to enter u Banltarium.v IE'3I5EiaJeMIF'3'5EBardEir"'SB(3 Mrs. A. M. Tyler and little eon, AlMiss Mollle Bourne was in Union lison, havo boen visiting in- Blloxl, City Sunday being called there m Miss. Mr. Tyler joined them thero Sunday. account ot tho lllnotw ot a nophow - MrS5Rfe8ff I i .Vi ,M am r J- .'l f JL kMHuJ; After securing tents for usf "Our Olllo" proceeded to engage the govern ment authorities in the consideration Let us Save you Money FOll SALE: Good more, buggy and of sending financial aid to Hickman. on Your Magazines . . . harness. Jno. Klrklndall. As n result of his efforts, Hickman tf received an appropriation of $10,000 In taking advantage of these ofDrink PLEZOL the new drink. ft and about 30,000 rations. Following you must take the Courier with Is Healthful and Invigorating. fers, J tills, Cong. Russell, of Missouri, pro at least one offer. For all other magRoy Clark and wife, of Woodland, cured $7,000 for the benefit of citione dollar off the price azines, take zens of his state who had taken ref of each one you want. Example: spout Sundav here with her parents. uge on the high grounds of Hickman, Alnslee's Magazine and the Courlsr, Dr. S. K. Davidson and It. It. Ialer, and were on the charity of tho city. 92.30, and All Story Magazlno taken. of Memphis-- spent Sunday here with These appropriations were indeed with them costs only $1 more, or a home folks. timely and will lighten the load car total of $3.30. ried by local charities. Capt. Jas. A. James Cunningham, of Union City, Following we Rle a few of our Sperlnl Clubbing Otlom, The prlcoi Include the was here Sunday the guest of Miss Logan, Jr., has been sent here to Courier ono jrtaraml the publication nnmeU look nfter the government's expendione year Lucllo BondurauL ture of the relief fund, and Maj Jas, THE HICKMAN COURIER quartermaster, has FOR SALE: A No. 1 Waldron pi- E. Normojie, ONE YKAU WITH anoexceptionally good tone. Cheap. charge of sending In supplies. A part $2.30 See Arch O. Hertweck. Alnslee's Magazine 3p of this money Is to bo expended in 2.00 All Story Magazine necessary comforts clothing, bedding 0.45 American Banker Family to make WANTED: etc. as hundreds of peoplo were forc1.75 Amcteur Sportsman crop of fifteen or twenty acres. ed to flee from their homes with on1.75 American Boy C. B. HERON. McKenzle, Tenn.. R4 ly 4.65 A. Catholic Qrlr. Review what thoy had on their backs The 1.30 American Farmer Monroe Cochran, a mall clerk run- base of supplies for all the flooded 1.65 American Home Journal 3.05 ning Into Hickman, and family, of towns Columbus. Hickman. Tipton-vlll- e "Am. Grocer 2.C5 Gleafcon, Tenn., wore sightseers here Charleston. New Madrid mid Am. Horae Ilreeder Am Journal Medical Science.... 6.30 Monday. Wlckllffe has been established here. 2.15 A. Legal News The Nakomls arrived hero Wednesday 1.85 American Motorist The N., C. & St. L. has ti steam with rations and forage for all these Am Motor News i.u 1.35 shovel at work fixing up the bed of towns. A. Poultry Journal LS5 tholr tracks In W. T. Barton's field. A SheeD Breeder The work of allotting rations the 2.75 south of town. Apparel Gazette... first few dnys lent a pitiful aspect to 2.75 Architecture and Building 2.00 Argosy When you are happy drink PLEZOL. the disaster of the flood, bringing to 1.40 When you are dry drink PLEZOL. n full realization Its damaging extent Arkansaw Traveler 1.95 Automobile Topics wo2.15 When you look for prosperity drink Tho brend lines were filled with Baseball Magazine men and children and men all col1.65 PLEZOL. Better Fruit 15 ors who were deprived of homes and Billboard Misses Marguerite Fuqua, Houuf food, excopt that provided by charity, 1.75 Brann's Iconoclast 175 Green and several other young ladles and whose faces depicted the keen Black Cat 2.35 were shopping In Union City one day Blue Book Magazine sting of being reduced to jwverty '....3.20 last week. Bookman Many were in line, who, previous to 3.30 Boot and Shoe Recorder 1.75 Boys Magazine Mrs. Chus. Moore returned to her the flood, were coraportably establishs.u Breeders Gazette ed in life, but "their fortunes wore 2.40 home in Union City Monday after a Business Philosopher 3.65 several days visit with her oii. C. swept away, leaving them to begin Magazine Cassler life's struggle over again. 2.65 II. Moore, and family. Cath. Stand, and Times 1.65 Cement and Eng. News Contributions to Hickman's relief 4.55 Century Magazine Mrs J. R. Ford, of Cairo, has been Chicago Farm. & Drovers Jr.... 1.65 spending several days here lth her fund have been received as follows. Courier-Journ1.60 Weekly Tho folllowlng amounts have been Christian Advocate, St. Louis.. 2.85 parents. O. Hertweck and wife, and 5.35 sister. Mrs, Perry Jones. Colliers Weekly received by Henry L. Amberg. treas1.70 Colemans Rural World Percy Jones name Is not among the urer of tho Relief Fund: 1.70 Commoner 1.70 cash donations, but he has given Mrs. Maggie Randle 5.00 Concrete Age 1.85 more Confederate Veteran 5 00 than his share In the way of Mrs. Alice Amberg 1.75 Cooking Club Mag 10.00 Cumberland Tel. Co bread ajid other supplies. 1.9 Cosmopolitan 20.00 . H. C. Helm 2.55 Current Literature Mrs. J. Ross Cheshire, of Nash- R. A. Tyler 1.95 Delineator 100.00 1.55 ville nrrlved last week to visit her Gen. II. A. Tyler Designer 100.00 1.75 parents, D. B. Wilson and wife, and Dos Journal 6.00 Judge W. A. Naylor 4.10 sister, Mrs. F. T. Randle. Diamatic News 2.00 . WUl Helm 2.65 Dress 5 00 3.45 Dry Goods Reporter Tom Berry E. P. Blcknelll, national director of 5.70 Economist 5.00 the American Red Cross was sent Mrs. Jno. Gardner 2.45 Duns Review 7.00 by the war department, and has Rev. O. W. Wilson 2.70 hore Editorial Review 60.00 2.15 been rendering valuable services to BlRhop Woodcock Electrician and Mechanic 3.35 the flood stricken population Elite Styles Misses II. and A. Dodds. . .. 10.00 LOO W'lllams 3.76 Engineering Mag 50.00 Jas. Elks IHlge Fulton 1.00 Frank "Dolehanty 2.05 Etude (Music) For the stomach and bowel disor6.00 L00 2.05 ders of babies McGEE'S BABY ELIX- S. T. Roper Evcrybodys Magazine . ;.. 2.50 5.00 Will Cuslck.... 1.80 IR Is a remedy of genuine merit. It Mr. Stone. Union City Everywhere .. E. M. Crutchtisld 1.00 1.35 acts quickly, is pure wholesome and Will Preuett Every Wonians Mag.., 2.00 Johnson 3.05 pleasant to Family Story Paper 50.00 Cha. take. Price 2Cc and 50c Ky. Utho. Co.. Louisville. 10.00 II. C. Amberg 1.35 per bottle. Sold by Hickman Drug Co Farm and Fireside 60.00 Masonic I.odge. Fulton . . . 6.00 M lil'.-- t 1.35 Jt Alexander Farm and Home 10.00 2.20 Farm Journal (10 years), 2.50 The Courier has been somewhat Rev W. T. Boiling, Fulton... Chas. II. Moor 10.00 3.15 handicapped this week because the It. H. Baker, St. Louis Forrest and Stream 6.00 J. II. Roue 2.05 10.00 Field and Stream F. W. Caapocko Cincinnati. 2.00 Jnc-- . J'ylo 3.16 day current has been off and w could G. II. Effinger...' Forum 10.00 2.00 Wo will pos1.75 not run our machinery. Gas Engine J. O. West 30.00 1.40 sibly get II mil up again within the Bishop C. E. Woodcock Girls Companion Hickman Bank & Trust Co.... 20.00 1.90 next week. Good Housekeeping Eliza R. Coleman, LouiBVllle.. 10.00 6.00 B.T.Davis 2.30 Green Book Album Mrs. L. T. Crutchfleld, Trenton 10.00 Pres, Church. Morganflokl.... 7.00 Grit 2.65 500.00 A mule got off a raft in Missouri American, Red Cross 60 Harpers Bazar T. M. Hudspoter 1.90 26.00 Harpers Weekly L00 4.35 last week and swnm the river, a dis C. E. Rice, Fulton Mm. Oscar Hall, Covington .. 10.51 Harpers Magazine 4.35 tance of 2 miles landing on the levee Mont Rose Church Fulton 10.00 1.55 belo-Home Needlework Mag town. The animal was caught T. P. Fortune, Memphis 11351.26 Total., 2.85 by Chas. Grriswold. That is a valua Horse World 20.00 3mlth & Amberg 1.80 Humorist 20.00 The following subscriptions havo Hunter, Trader and Trapper. . . . 1.90 ble brand of mule for bottom farmers Baltzer & Dodds D. O. Co,... 10.00 been received by Mayor Dillon: W. A. Dodds Inland Grocer and Butcher.. .. 2.40 John Fethe has purchased the lnter- C. M. Yates 5.00 Judge 5.30 25.00 1.25 estt of his partner, Tom French, in I'ettersworth & Prnther tansas City Star Weekly 5.00 W. J. Wobb, Mayfleld Celths Magazine 2.80 the book and stationery store, which SulUval 5.00 Bobbins & Thomas. Mayfleld . . 25.00 Bros.... ly. Farmer and Breedor 2.30 has been run the past year under tho 2.00 300 "Working Men" of St. Louis A. F. Wright 2.50 Ladles Home Journal 2250.00 Mr. firm name .of Fethe & French. L00 City of Louisville 1.40 G. It. Wrlghtt Ladles World 50.00 4.05 Fethe Is now sole proprietor of this A. J. Hunzlker 1.00 Commonwealth Life Ins. Co.. L'Art de la Mode Publishing 4.16 old estah"shment. Le Bon Ton 5.00 Carter & lCussell A. Thompson 4.15 Le Costuma Royal Co., Jacksonville. Fin.. .. 10.00 2.60 Steve Stnhr The people of "Hickman and 3.90 Blackwood Magazlno 1.00 25 J. D. Demos, Jacksonville Fla. Lippincotts Mag 2.60 and other Btrlcken Kentucky lo Robt. Jackson LOO Columbus, Ind Literary Digest 4.05 100 calities do not need tooth powder nor B C. Rnmago 5.30 Leslies Weekly 1.00 Mrs. Wlllard Tnylor, Woodburn v. . .. rouge nor combs and brushes nor J. R. Brooks 3.00 Magazine Am. History 1.85 Ind 6.00 1.25 manicure sets Just at present They E. 0 Ellison Magazine of Mysteries 2.00 Birmingham .. 5.00 L. E. Patton, H ckmnn Courier... McCalls Mag. and Pattern.. .. 1.40 need bread and meat and bedding. 6.00 2.05 Pnducah 100 C. J. Murphy. Elyria, 0 McClure Mag Ed White, Union City Ky 5.00 Memphis Commercial Appeal.,. 1.25 1.00 Baptist Church, Owenton, Jas. T. Owen 2.05 Metropolitan Mag L. P. MnlIoyf Kuttawa, Ky.... Per- Amos Matheny Sheriff Johnson arrested W. F. jr. 2.00 F. P. Thomas, Hopklnsvtllo. . 2.60 1.55 Modern Priscella 5.00 ry and two sons George and Com- T. T. Swnyno...'. 2.60 3.6 MoToR C. C. Weymeth and friends, tak250 3.65 modore, near Mabel, charged with It. M. Isler MoToR BoaTing 22.00 Vine Grove 2.00 ing goods from L. II. Coombs' store. Munseys Mag 6.00 ash 6.00 1.75 A large quantity of tho goods flour, O.' K. O'Danlol, Brunswick....' Musical Observer 1.00 Mon' Ward 6.00 . 1.70 National Monthly lard, etc. was found hidden la a J N. Garrett 100 Curtis & Swetnam, Owenton. News-ScimitWeekly 1.25 LOO Owenton Gro Co 2.50 1.65 barn. All three men were lodged In H. A. DeBow NewJdea Womans Mag 60.00 Kj Citizens 4.16 the county Jail Monday. New York Clipper S. M. Nulfeh .'.... . 6.00 4.35 North Am. Review 10.00 Cowgills Drug Store 12469.60 Managing Editor Brown, of tho 2.15 Outdoor Life Total 3.30 Louisville Times a big men In both Mrs. Will Helm Outdoor Mag 2.60 Cash 3.80 GRAND TOTAL .. ..$3820.76 Outlook In Tues, .... 2.05 heart and Intellect, dropped 25 Overland Monthly Theo. Vaugnh 1.90 day and dropped a bunch of $5bllls Pathfinder 1.00 K. Thompklns 2.05 among the needy and slipped out. Jas. Pearsons Magazine 25 READY FOR BU8INE8S. ., 1.75 Ills Intention was to avoid notoriety Dan Brown Philistine 60 B v McConnoll 2.05 Physical Culture The new electric Grist Mill la'now but he Is Just the kind of fellow C. G Schlonker 25.00 1.75 Pictorial Review ready for business. Located Just 2.35 folks like to hear about. Popular Mechanics P E. Case fc Son i. 10.00 tho street south of Klmbro's 5.40 Puck.' 2.60 St. l.ouls Fur Co & Co. express toThe Wclls-Farglivery stable All now and first class 2.05 Red Book 36 machinery. Oood work and prompt 2.65 day notified the Interstate commerce M. U. 8haw Review of Reviews 1.00 1.60 commission, in conformity with the W. F. Montgomery St. Louis GIobe-Deservice guaranteed. O. R. INGRAM, 4.30 LOO Satire transport free of II. E. Ctirlin c law that It would Proprietor. ' 1.40 St. Louis Republic 100 J. W. Ward.., 2.60 charge donations of tents, supplies, Saturday Evening Post 1.00 .1. 3.30 money, food or clothing for the flood E. C. Rice Scientific American .60 Servo PLEZOL to your Family. 2.00 sufferers. Sorapbook This applies also to gov- B. F. Ward. 6.00 Serve PLEZOL to your friends. C. B TravU 3.70 ernment supplies. Mag Soribner'a 5.00 When you are down town drink PLE3.16 J.W.Morris Smart Set .5.00 ZOL. 1.50 FLOOD VIEWS at PuIIen's Picture L. P. Ellison Southern Planter 2.05 Gallery. Mall orders promptly filled. D. P. Lelbovitz L00 Southland Magazine v Miss Marc McDaulel returned from 1.76 Tea Story Book 1.00 Post cards 76c a dozen, 4 for 25c. 10 L. T. Jackson Bowling Green last Friday whero she 3.05 Tip Top Weekly LOO 50c. Elmo Allen 2.60 xl2 of city and West Hiekman graduated with high honors nt State Toilettes 50 2.40 10x12 of Refugee Camp and river 50c. B. Baugard Twentieth Century College. 2.CG Everything photographic. 1.00 HeadquarJ. W. Meacham Travel 4.25 ters for kodakers. All rights reserved W. F. Smith LOO Vanity Fair A. D. Knox, traveling freight agent Womans Home Companion.. .. 205 to the uso of my photos. J. M. LOO of tho N C. & St. L. was hero on Claudo Rossman 2.(6 WorM Today.... LOO business Monday, Wado Kllllfor 3. Oamyiilon -- DO YOU READ ? FINANCIAL AID. ITEMS OF INTEREST. The Water and is out of this store now, fixtures stock have been put in shape, and from the appearance of things you coma never tell we ve had an over- - flow. You'll find us now, as before, prepared to supply your every want in wearing apparel. Smith & Amberg-- '.'.. CORN CLUB PRIZES. To tho boys raising tho grcattt a mount of com on ono aero three prizes will be awarded as follows 1st prize prize 3rd, prize 2nd $15 Prince Alfred f li1nn Mfcfc MSMll 1 II J10 16 For the best ton ear of corn throo prizes will be awarded as follows: prize prize 3rd prlzoe 2nd k lit 15 $10 $6 v In awarding tho free trip to Washington to the winner In this congressional district the following hauls shall be used: Greatest yield per acnr-3per cent. Best ten ears exhibited, 20 per cent Best written account showing hit lory of crop, 20 per cent. Best showing of profit on Invest ment based on the commercial prlce- of corn, 30 per cent. If any public spirited cltltzens or Fulton county wish to contributn to these cash prizes or offer other prizes such as farming Implements, etc.. tlielr generosity will be appreciated by the boys. 0 News-Democra- t. HICKMAN GET8 IT. ar Attend the Christian Church Friday and Saturday. 8 p. in., to see tho grandest line of motion pictures. Prof. Stephens,, of Cairo, explains scenes as they nppenr In tho met censlon of Christ; the Prodigal Son; Pagan and Christian Templns and the Blind Man's Jerusalem and other scenes as hey appear In tho most brilliant and gorgeous oriental costumes. Admission 15 and 25 cents. NOTICE: I reserve all rights to photon of flood from my negatives. Many of them will bv copyrighted. Bownre. If you want to use for reproduction JMttor get pormliwlin. J. M. PULLEN. house, barn ond three acres of land for rent In Clnyton( Tenn. Can furnish more good land if taken at onco. Price reasonable, paymulo o ov. 1st. Seo II. W. Whipple, or telephone 38, Woodland Mills. A bargo load or stock was brought up from No. 8 Island Jloridny, belonging to J. II. Royr. Tho istock was on a sawdust mound and before thoy could bo moved cows mired down In tho mound and hogs on tho amo mound nto aoveral up alive, while tho cows wero helpless, eating part or their heads off and groat holes, in thlr sides, A good This fine young stallion will make the season of 1912 at my sublet, 3 miles from Hickman on Dresden road There Is not a better all purpose hone In the county, He Is 6 years old, 161, hands high, dark bay and weighs 1350 pounds. He is a combined horse, well developed and hat good style and action. At a breeder Prince Alfred can't be beaten, as any of his colts will show. Sired by Alfred 0.. PEDIGREE: dam Maude S. elred by Tom Hal owned by Braifleld A. Ferguson; he by Joe Hal, owned by a stack company at Troy, Tenn. Grand dam, Belle, Inbred Veteo, was owned by myself 22 years. TERMS: $15.00 to Insure live foal. Owing to the flood situation, I have decided to stand this horse at $15.00 this year only, feeling that I owe It to my customers who have lost hav lly by the flood. Money due when fact Is ascertained or mare parted with. Care will be taken to prevent accident but will not. be responsible should any occur. J. C. HENDR1X, Hickman, Ky. fSETuil o GUS MOORE Agent lor the FERRO ENGINE The Best Made for Gasoline Launches ,.... $40 and Up HICKMAN, KENTUCKY Yow4Ju Subscribe for the Courier. INFRINGING, THIEVING. number of pooplo hnvo undertak to ImpoHo on charity during tho i crisis. A Courlor represents-t- i witnessed an Instance whn a woman took hor turn In tho bread lino and undertook to draw Buppllpg for iudii)s Tho inwstlgntlng commit-i,i- found tbnt she had $900 In a local Othor canes have boon report i mk. Is being lined to keep . .1 but caution ,i thmu unworthy. it is reported that human hyenns lino been busy robbing residences of furniture, otc, whore tho occupants .re forced to leave their belongings a m'k safety. Tho thieve get ut in boats, and In Uio guise of a i, rulng purty, aio merely taking It i,,r thttmiHjlve. Those thugs will Inj ti iuted down later and prosecuted to u.full extent of tbo law. A n-- u - Warehouse Slightly Submerged At m IsMiaMiMiilaMMftBBBBiaBlM 4?IPWIMsHHIHBBflBHK 1 As Spring Approaches You 4aV JVr ' - ,.e'sssm Think More Abdut That New Suit OTHER TOWNS SUFFER. rb i, rl Picture of Lee Line Wharf before sh6 broke up and washed away. All that now remains of it is the portion shown to the right of the chimney. Iretuime business Just as soon as cir cumstances will permit. Our planters who have been lurgo lost-rs-, are looking on tho bright Hide of things and will enter upon the task of with all energy and hopo of future prosjKjrlty. Tho only wny to hold Hickman down is to wlpoheroff the faco of Jhe eurth. Wo have lost many, many thousands, but wo are game losers If wo must nnd will como again. The loss of a single bat tle will never make us surrender. It may toko years to get conditions normal again, ye, slowly but suroly, thoy will be built up. Our losses caiN a freight truck riding her on south brwik In tho loveo on the ddn baa put Mississippi county DAYS." br.d nhnpe. Charleston la filled refugee and lire receiving nuffon-at-- 1. in 1. Hon from tbo government, liutf ax-i- Ti I iirle ha to n largo . m by the bnck water. Now Madrid iiiiouvllle. Columbus and Wlokllffe in dlro strait. Thoy are like- receiving federal aid, and will nuifcr In about the miiio measure as II . kman. Tho llttlo village of Do-- f 4i. unprotected at any tlm, ban t u under water for woekH, only f roofs of their hounos being vlsl-n--. and some of them haw washed jr JO. King lost hous and ov- thing, W. M. llrndlny lost two Ii.kjm, j. n. llryant loit two, Clar-! Whlto one, Iak'usI Orovo school Two b.ium wnt, and bovtmil others. wall residences furnlshtHl, are uld to have lodged near Ilayou villa. Hi.' h Although somewhat different from what U understood by the old phrnae, we are facing dayt. jus' tho same. Am Uie wutor recede), our people are beginning to untangle (lis throadi of business and soclnl activity. Merchants whose places of hao been left filled with mud and generally torn up, nr taking hold to place things In order, and tholr business. Factories will bust-Haits Don't worry about it, but come in now and let me show you the swellest line you have ever seen. My new, 1912 collection of Spring and Summer Suits were never prettier, it embraces every new color and pattern in novelties, blue and fancy serges, and the more conservative styles. would be pleased to have you call and inspect my line, and feel sure I can please you. I Above High Water , '&?'. Splendid showing of Shoes, Shirts, Hats, Caps, Underwear and Furnishings. w 9&-- WAREHOUSE GONE. Thurxluy nftartiooa, Ut olil Jjiw wurehouso, which wim utaHdlug in water up to the roof. broke up ami away, wkh the final of a kins1) portfoH which was ddd lo tin am bNlMlKg last SHHiiOfr and utvd an office. The old shark had nipttttl by Agent McGuIre and of til building la about thf only bWaltig enjojed an a reult of the high water. The part which remains Is leaning like the lower of I'lxa, and U1 Mkoly take a tumble when Uie tT goo down a little more. The Ur- - floor of the main building was - seen going "down the river with H ti'--- n th-l'a n Where Quality Reigns Higher than Price. Ie UL 1: ' if .1 ft 11 Fulton County Court House i ' " This is n view of Hickman from the river, showing hills above the high water's reach. " m, ..BUGGIES.. JRWSaflaHiSaM cryman charged a driver of a relief wagon from Fulton $1.85 a bale for hay and 5c 1 1 car for com, has been branded as a lie by Acting Mayor J. T. Dillon, who personally gave orders to the liveryman, Mr. Klmbro, that these den were not to be charged a cent for caring for tholr teams. Three wagons brought supplies to Hickman, and Mr. Dillon says tho drivers wero charged with nothing; neither meals nor feed. It is also untrue that the employes of the Mcngcl Box Co. are drawing-hal- f salaiy. Why the necessity of publishing damaging report such an uncalled-for- , we aro unable to understand. The biggest losses in Lake county will be their live stock. Government men havo been helping to rescue tholr stock thla week. hi I SHSnaaBlHlBiaii g-- i ;!i! fj Which was converted into a Commissary, suspending county business to hand out food to the destitute. all bo attributed to breaks In levees. They were nover built to hold such ti stage of water and when they wero filled, like a cup, nothing could happen but Uio pouring over of the water Tho government will build those levees high enough to stand tho strain If they must use gold bricks. It Is true that levees have proven a curse In this Instance, but it has taught us In a lesson loveo construction. Probably not within nnother century will tho Missouri, tho upper Mississip pi tho Wabash, tho Ohio, the Cumberland and tho Tennessee rise simultaneously. If they do, however, they can rlso little moro than they have this year 54 feet at Cairo. As furnishers of flood waters those rivers did their mightiest In 1912. A ij :j Chest Pains and Sprains Sloan's Liniment is an excellent remedy for chest and throat affections. It quickly relieves congestion and inflammation. A few drops in water used as a gargle is antiseptic and healing. " I have used Slcun'i Liniment for lit ytm and can teitily to (or nondcrtul homeless. Hickman is not asking a thing that is not actually needed. It is with a sense of deep mortification that any of our people must accept aid from charity, but this doesn't lessen the fact that it had to be dono nnd still continues. To tho good peo ple of Fulton, who out of boundless sympathy and goodness of heart, opened their purses and came to the relief of their neighbors in distress, tho Courier will state, that tho article referred to is misleading and false, and tha the money received has been used for relief work only Later a financial statement will bo published to show where every cent of It was, "Spent. The government now has the matter well in hand, and is supplying shelter and food but clothing, shoes nnd dozens of other things necessary to physical comfort are. being supplied by local charities as best we can, since relief funds from tho outside, ns well as Hickman, have been practically exhausted. While hundreds of visitors nnd sight seers spent Sunday in Hickman, proprietors of cafesi restaurants, hotels toll us that that and man ''ells a falsehood who states thnt they charged a penny over their regular rates In nny Instance. J. O. West, proprietor of the LaCledo, says hi many cases ho charged only 25c for meals, while COc is the regular rate, and thnt n number of people from tho washout districts were fed free of charge. People from Fulton wero given rooms without extra cost. The statement that a Hickman Ur- soda-fountai- Here's Proof We have too many Buggies and Bug-g- y Harness for a drowned out country. You will, for the cash, save from $5.oo to $10.00 per buggy by buying from us now. efficiency. I hare uied li tore throat, croup, lame back and rheumatism ana in every case it cave instant relief." KE11KCCA JANE ISAACS. Lucy, Kentucky. SLOANS LINIMENT is excellent for sprains and bruises. It stops the pain at once and reduces swelling very quickly. Sold by all dealers. FALSE REPORT. Somo uninformed malicious TRY US' Hickman Hdw. Co INCORPORATED wrote a lot of "dope" for tho Lender of tho 8th, saying thnt Hickman wns next to overstocked with food clothing and tonts for the refugees' hero, nnd that the sltuntlon was nothing like as bad as reports Indicated. The entire article is preposterous from the first era cniad to Uie last period, nnd tho good citizens of Illckmnn are much wrought up over the spreading of a report that indicates that we tiro running a game of graft. On tho dny that paper was published, Uie .commissary at Hick man fed 2,028 people, to say notning of those being taken care of in private homes at tho individual expense of thoso who are fortunate enough to have homes to aliaro with tho Prloo, 25c, 50c, $1.00 JEB&fefth vl&iJflHdC'Wj gjj 2fjK9iaui &ffjw ST J Sloan's Trea,ise on the Horse sent free. Address j. fj I vVl Jfc jL lit " Earl S. Sloan Bo,00 5ir J aiil!TkJrU2l -- - - FT f - r Note Being unable to supply the demand for papers last week we CITY LEVEE BREAKS. - - - - re-pri- nt - the following extracts from the Courier of April 4th V held. Penetrating the extreme west ertion of Hickman was a daring eleee of business, for In the darkness no one could tell whether or not the After an all week's fight against of the rapidly rising Mississippi river by hunVI 3fr C imi 3 JsV If 9 A AKBt I i ilriniiii r r . dreds of men working day and night, the levee which protects the west section of town broke Monday night J at 16 minutes to eight o'clock. The break occurred near the upper entrance to tne yards of the Mengel Box factory. When first discovered, a small slice of the eartnworks, probably three feet wide and as many Hickman Wagon Co., showing some of the buildings in which water is standing three feet deep! feet deep, had sluffed out. All hands were hurried to this point, and a dis are out of business. Shipments of no. tress signal given, the most desper water was closing In behind them cud F. E. Case 4 Son. E. C. Rice. kind can be made by either river or' ate fight of the many days past was ting oft a retreat, all the streets at E. R. Ellison. rail. The spring .building season had waged here. Sand bags, railroad ties, the time being covered with a sheet is money, Sullivan Bros. just opened and this work has stoplumber and everything else obtainable of rain and river water. Several peoto ask Ledford & Randle. ped. Farmers are unable to do any- -' you to spend a little time investigating Peerless that mlgnt form an obstruction to the ple were taken from the second story St. Louis Furnishing Co. thing, and will be tied up for some muddy torrent were hurled Into the of their homes yesterday, and now Roofing to save a lot of money. Will you do it? Sude M. Nalfeh. breacn. These were whisked away Ilk all seem to be safe. Several of the weeks to come. Mengel men, Including Gus Moore, Smith Amberg. dry leaves by tne pressure of the FLOOD NOTES. Before night water will be In the water, ex- were trapped by the water and could wall of pent-utending back for forty miles. Men not get out of the factory building. stores of Farls Nalfeh, J. L. Amberg Many people waited so long before fought with Spartan courage even as Searching parties found them asleep and Cowglll's Drug Store. at daylight, in the second story of In many of the floors the water Is trying to move out of West Hickman the gap widened, and only after the belly-deeplace had reached a widtn of thirty the building. At about the same time from 12 to 15 Inches deep. On the that teams waded water costs less in place a frame residence was seen to go north side of Clinton street In front In getting to some of the residences.! feet did the workers surrender their shingles. You can lay it yourself. Nails and down the middle of the river with of the stores mentioned, the sidewalk tasK.lt seemed as though the element Most of the houses In the flooded cement and directions arc included free with had combined against the strength of people on the roof. They are said to are under water, and water is now district which were scaffolded up e have been rescued below town. every roIL And once you've cot that Peerless roof on your well up in this street.- On Water man. A downpour of rain connnuea raised to a height that they building, all cxpcnc ttaut. No more repair bilk No more Ed and Wess Adams, while making street, gasoline launches are running throughout Uk day Monday and comthought would be above the water) worries. That Peerless roof will be sound and Eood when menced with renewed energy snortly trips in a launch Monday night, to a with ease. turned out to be a bad job. Furnl-- , you re ready to replace the buildinc it cover. after dark, possibly two nours before church building, opposite Hickman ture in many of these residences Is CARING FOR REFUGEES. Don't those facts make it xitrtk spending a little time the crisis, adding dismay to the al- bringing people across, had the bat said to be floating around In the4 teries on the boat give out which Roofing Come In ami see us. most hopeless task of the tired workm.on ' cef,c The citizens and city authorities rooms. We 11 put our time sgatnit yours. Drop 'round ers, who had paced tne muaay crest stopped their engine. They drifted In have their hands full looking after tJv. The Mengel Box Co. took their men of the levee for many nours. so among some trees where they were those who hve been rendered homeceaseless was the work that many of compelled to spend the night In the less. Homes on the hill have been out of the mills Saturday and put the men did not leave the levee for rain. They finally attracted attention thrown open to refugees, and halls, them on the city levee work.The fight' their meals, but ate their lunch on this side of the river and were churches, barns and all manner of on this levee for the past ten days there In the rain. The major portion rescued. It was a fearful night and structures that will shelter man or has cost an average of $1,000 a day. of these workers consisted of tne one can hardly Imagine the hardship beast have been pressed Into service. Col. Walker, Mr. Perkins, the City Mengel Box force, under Col. Walker, of waiting for daylight and knowing Two hundred tents have been fur- Board and Policemen, together with railroad crews under Mr. Perkins, ot their families were behind the levee nished by the war department through every man, white or black, who stood, the N., C. 6 St. L. and volunteers which had broken, as they could eas- the efforts of Ollle M. James. These by that levee work day and night, ily hear the distress whistle but could from among our citizens. tents were shipped by Adams express hungry and wet, deserve the sincere! not get here. (t-C Y Ln When It was seen that the levee but have not reached us yet. They thanks of the citizens of Hickman,'! J VV land the Courier appoints Itself a com- The river is upwards of forty mllrs will OUI1UCU tX 1US3 11U111 11 1G 11UUU, could not be held, the men hasttnea possibly get here by tomorrow -ww w ' w" Hi rHF'-ito districts threatened by the over- wide here now and people residing In Hickman 1. all, I. HI the remote sections, who have sue art ir ,h.r. i. oatlant fight. ,ul t,on- - Thev rnad8 mtnn-. flow and warned people of their dan.. u"' ""7 inrl hirf k. u,.!.. A '"""' ger. At the breaking point, fortun- ceeded In getting to Hickman, are present situation In a very short time .V thing like a former flood Ine, they telling some very tragic stories. ately, the water took two courses; we .... be forced to ask state aid. have won. But Just the same, one began filling the huge basin inHundreds of men are out of work, an . .. .,' u. LOSS MANY THOUSANDS. t0 d'd ""' side the railroad "Y," while the other are at the mercy of charity for food "r """'-"geno aH could divided and followed a course west ja" It would be a difficult matter to es- and clothing. vi w. ,iia nia tiimj ua appncu a of the C, M. & G. railroad. This timate the loss to this Immediate vi A mass meeting was held Monday the Fulton County Levee Board and gave more time for folks to get to cinity caused by the high water; but afternoon at the Lyric, and commit- their faithful men but not to the neplaces of safety. Had the levee giv- very few people will get the amount tees were appointed to took after groes who went down there yester en away farther east, the current of exaggerated. Col. Walker says the each section of town. East Hickman d4y y,, a ,x.thooter prodding them the river would naturally have swept Mengel Box Co. will lose approximate- committee, L. C. Lunsford and Geo. t0 tha cai, of dutv . . through the main residence section ly $50,000. Other Interests In Hickt .. jrpcnicr; uia .1... nicKman, sia namoy of West Hickman, causing heavy loss man will suffer proportionately. Refugees began taking possession o Res- and W. A. Dodds, West Hickman, Po of both life aand property. As the idents of the bottoms will sustain llcemen John Wright and Bun Hack-et- t. the churches Monday. water backed slowly in filling the great losses In the way of live stock, These men are authorized to take Water went Into the N. C. depot streets and covering the sidewalks, fences, buildings, crops, etc. Hick- subscriptions or donations of every women and children retreated to high man and her territory will get a set- description for the benefit of the refu last night and Is now about two Incher grounds, leaving their homes to th back of upwards of a half million doll gees. Rev. H. J. Gelger Is chairman es deep. The C, M. &. G. depot is still visible. fate of the waters. Long before all lar. of these committees, and may be were out, the roar of the water com communicated with In regard to all 13,000 sacks arrived yesterday afterCOMMUNICATION ing through the break was terriffic. CUT OFF. matters of charity. If you have spare noon and this morning for use on the This, mingled with the distressing cr Communication with the outside rooms, or room In any shape, and can government levee. 70 men and a car of women and children, the shouts of world has been badly hampered, In take care of one or more people, not- of sacks are due In today. men, thunder and whistles, created a fact, almos't cut off for the past two ify any of the committees. The LaHarris Fork, a small creek In Ful din that will not be forgotten soon days. Telephone lines are out and tel- dies Committee Is composed of by those present. E. B. Prathor, 8. L. Dodds, ton, has been on a rampage and waegraph wires are In bad shape. Fail ter rose three feet deep In several of MBbbsSBsbssssbbisbsiisssHskHsbsssssss1sbHsbsss1sbss1bsssss1ssssssssssI1s Long before day the entire west ure yesterday to learn anything as A. A. Farls, Jr., C. F Baltzer, Jessie section was filled to the level of the to the government's prediction of the Dillon, Maggie Randle, Ida DeBow the stores. Being unprepared for such river. Only roofs of some houses are stage of water above caused consider- and Bonnie Lucas. Rev. Wilson, Rev an emergency, the damage to stocks now visible, and stores are filled to able anxiety, and several business Gelger and Judge Naylor are an In will be almost as great as the water such an extent that stocks will be houses, seemingly above the flood vestigating Committee. Committee to damage to Hickman stores. almost a complete loss. line were scaffolded to make sure. assign rooms any of the police force. E. G. Russell was caught on the On account of washouts between H. L. Amberg was made treasurer for Missouri levee Monday afternoon at 6 GREATEST WATER KNOWN. Hickman and Union City, railroad ser alt relief funds and same may be o'clock by breaks In the levee. He The river today stands higher than vice was out yesterday, hence no ex- sent direct to him. A committee of was unable to reach his boat and was ever known. The last reading of press or mall. The principal trou- negroes Ike Bowden, Rev. Pipkins stayed on the small embankment un WfEvr?'1'' the Cairo guage gave 53.6. The great ble was the washing out of a trestle, and Rev. O. Durrett will look aftter til 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, with negro sufferers. the flood of 1883 only reached 62.2, and 90 feet long, near Shuck Switch. out food or sleep. when the same figure was reached For the past ten days boats of ev CLINTON STREET FLOODED. The levee between Hickman and ery description, especially ferryboats, last Sunday morning, the water was ... night Tlptonvllle Is still holding as we go much higher here than 30 years ago. Saturday the water began backing have been running day and This is accounted for by reason of up to the business houses on the bringing people and live stock from to press. Jno. Wiley, W. A. Johnston, the levees "bottling" up the water. north side of Clinton street, and hope the bottoms. Monday the boatmen H. C. Helm, C. T. Bondurant, S. L. Had the flood stage of 1883 not been of keeping the waater outside the refused to devote any more time to Dodds, D. B. Wilson, T. A Ledford, U passed this time, our city levee would railroad, further east than the depot, trying to get the stock, and were A. M. Tyler, T. T. Swayno and othA s have held It did hold when the abandoned. In consequence, the kept busy getting people out of the ers are making a hard fight to save It. It Is hard to get sufficient help. ter was a foot higher. Government (water has been crawling Into one flooded lands. Hundreds of head of levees are undergoing a severe strain store after another since Sunday morn stock In Mississippi county, Mo., op- Some of the Idle men who should will Ingly volunteer to help, are asking all up and down the river, and in sev Ing, at which time It went Into the posite Hickman, were left to perish famera I places they have given away. Hickman Drug Co. store. Merchants the water gradually getting deeper $2.50 a day and board before they Continued heavy rains since the river have worked night and day trying to on them until they were either chill- will hit a lick. Some of these very fellows will be living on the charity began rising three weeks ago over th Iflet their goods up out of reach of ed to death or drowned. of the people If we aro not careful. is the matter, NEVER DELAY, sec the doctor. But Mississippi Valley Is supposed to hav the water, but In some Instances BUSINESS SUSPENDED. Watch them. been the prime factor In this record- - have not been successful. The stores if you KNOW what ails you bad cold, grip, catarrh breaking water. The oldest Inhabitant In which water Is now standing are: Practically all business In Hickman dyspepsia or the thousand and one complaints of Pres. Thomas, of the N., C. & St. say the water Is now two feet deep Helm Ellison. has suspended. The Mengel Box Co.'s In places that were always heretofore the human body, come to this drug store. We have Baltzer & Dodds Drg Goods Co. 1000 men are all out of work, the wa L., came down In his special car yes"high and dry" during flood stages. Hickman Drug Co. gon factory suspended work last week terday to look over the flood situation a remedy for every illness everyone compounded , Matheny &. Plant. when the water got up In their shops, and to give us whatever assistance from the formulae of successful physicians. RE8CUERS GOT BUSY. Fethe &. French. cotton gins, brick yards, timber busi- possible. He thinks train service will .today. Bettersworth &. Prather. s of the stores ness and Immediately following the warning Come in for one of these cures today: that the levee had broken, parties under the direction of Rev. H. J. Cnpsncold and Turpino Nynl Dyspepsia Remedy e canvas Gslf er began a 4 Nyal Iron Tonic Bitters Nyal Rheumatism Remedy In West Hickman rescuing those who ware not apprised of their danger. Nval Spring Sarsnpnrillii Nynl Cnrarrh Remedy Wading water waist deep In many fttaces, people were carried out. A- meng others were a lady and her babe . Af one day old. Several sick people had to be carried out through the rain and rising water to places of safety. The mora darlna of the male popula- "The Nyal Store" tlsn rushed to the stricken section ! with wlllllng hands helped to and Home Phone No. save the property of those who enterCumberland No. tained hopes that the levee would the encroaching waters mamiiMttliiisUMW 4 What's your time worth? Your time's your biggest asset. and we're going Time t p ' j p i Pttrfiiiiiii the first reprl than ordinary (fur-nltur- , ' T. R. Reynolds " .. .... I t U - J ..... ,,!!,, .-- D but are still readv and willing to l. ? I serve our customers. tssB I I I .... I I Cedar Posts 25c Each I I I T. R. REYNOLDS I Mes-dam- (r HEALTH WW W J1 ifWTJ Srj wa-jwa- Stitch in Time Saves Nine " ' "yhenever you or any of your ily feel sick and dont know what i j . three-fourth- house-to-hous- BSMPMW53g' Helm & Ellison 10 I 45 yiew of the Mengel grounds, a short distance below where levee gave way. be the biggest loser in the Hickman overflow. This concern will Hickman Courier and Commercial Appeal 1 year, $1.25 "s. J jMj m.i. n- ' -- y-f