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SAT UK I) AY, AUGUST 19. 1882.
OVEIl THE STATE.
There will he n lnrge crop of tor
glium raised in Carrull couny this
Twenty-one deaths and twenty-four
births in Nashville last week a net
gain of three.
Senator Jacksou and Col. Ek
James 8ixke to a oniall crowd nt Mo
Kenzie last Saturday.
Dr. J. P. Mathew8on, one of the
prominent physicians of Paris, has
gone to make his home in Florida.
Crops at several points on the L.
& N. road, between Memphis and
Humboldt, are suffering from drouth"
Dr. Baird, pastor of the First Cum
berland Presbyterian church, of Nash
ville, was married to a lady of St.
Louis on the 8'h.
The southeastern portion of Chester
county was visited by a water spout
last week which did great damage in
washing the lands.
The floor in the depot at Chatta
nooga, when finished, will be the larg
est in the South, the dimensions be
ins 345 by 120 feet.
While absent at church one day
last week Mr. J. R. Smith, who lives
near Henderson, had his dwelling and
all its contents burned.
The successful candidates of Har
deman county treated the crowd to a
wagon load of watermelons, io. Boli
var; the day after the election.
M. T. Bennett, an old and highly
respected citizen of Lebanon, was
murdered .last Saturday night while
on his way home, for his money.
At a picnic on Wolf creek, in Law
reuce counjy, near the Alabama line,
Andrew Pierce and Andrew Pugh
quarreled and fought, and both were
J. C. Wataon, of Jackson, and R.
J. Wharton, of the 7th district of
Madison crunty, have the honor to be
the first colored officers ever elected
in that county.
Judge Horrigan, of Memphis, has
decided that the President's Island
Farm is no work-house either for the
city or the county. So Memphis will
have to make other arrangements.
Memphis AvalancheJ The officer of
the local board of health now boards
the trains on the Mississippi and Ten
nessee railroad near the state line and
investigates the health conditions of
passengers from New Orleans.
Purdy Independent: A colored man
on Col. Meeks farm brought to J. M.
Huggins' mill Saturday, the 5th, a
bushel and a half of new corn, which
was perfectly dry, and made good
meal. The corn was planted March
A tew diys ago, two little boys in
Smith county, were playing around a
large tub of water, and one of them
fell in and came very near drowning.
The 8creamsof the other child brought
assistance just in time to save the
Mr. John D. Hancock, a highly
respected citizen of Henry county,
died from cancer last week". He was
a native of Wilson county; was a
Confederate soldier, and was captur
ed at Fort Donelson, and remained in
prison px months.
A little grandson of Esq. Harwell,
living on Defeated creek, in Smith
county, was last week knocked dowu
from passiug too near a horse's heel,
and before the little fellow could g?t
up, the animal stepped on his breast,
killing him iustautly.
It now transpires that Judge Flip
pin fined Senator Barrett only 850,
with ten days in jail, for carrying con
cealed weapons, instead of 75 dollars
as reported. The Senator has ap
pealed to the Supreme Court in the
matter of the imprisonment.
John Graham, a contractor, while
riding on a hand car, near Stanton
Station, a few days ago, fell from the
tar and it passed over his leg crushing '
it badly. The attending surgeon
found it ueoe&sary to amputate his
below the knee.
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' C. I?. Perrv. who honntal in Mr.
Boon' house at the corner of Clinton
and Cnuil)crland streets, was shot ly
James J I)HvenKrt. Perry was in
a state of intoxication at the time.
Perry died from the effects of the
At a reunion of some Tennessee
Confederate soldiers, held nt Gienn
Springs, near Randolph on the lOtb.
, Jim Neil, aged 22, and Sam Thomp
j son, aged 28, engaged in a fight,
which resulted in Neil stabbing
Thompson twice, kiliing him instant,
j ly. After the killing, Neil made his
J A leading farmer in Middle Ten
j nessee, w riting to the Journal of Ag
J riculturc, states that a crop from ten
j acres of amber cane Mas of more val
j tie to him for feeding stock than any
! other crop from double the quantity
of laud. He claims that it is far
more nutritions, and yields more fod
der, than the best variety of field or
8 went corn.
A man, who gave his name as
! Wells has been buying wheac from
the citizens of Lincolu county and sell
ing it to the mills of Fayettvillc, get-
: ing the money on it, and the other
day he skipped, leaving some of the
dealers short a couple of hundred dol
lars, besides a livery stable man look
ing for a horse and buggy, which he
borrowed to get away with.
Blountvlle Star: Few are aware
that the first house of worship in the
State of Tennessee was built in Sulli
van county. It wus built where
Weaver's Chapel now stands, mid
way between Bristol and Union, eight
or nine miles east from Blouutville.
It was built for the Rev. Joseph Rhea
to preach in. He died iu 1776. In
connection with thecenteunial celebra
tion of the new Bethel Church, it is
proposed to have a sermon preached
ut Weaver's Chapel on the fourth
Sabbath of this month, at 11 a. m.
A Union City special to the Ban
ner says Emerson Etheridge made a
prohibition speech there last Saturday
night in which he said they would
doubtless call him a bolter, as he had
heretofore voted the Republican tick
et. As fur as the State debt was con
cerned he liked the Bate platform
best, but as the temperance question
was the great question at issue, and
it was only the price of one drink's
difference on the dollar in the two
platforms, he should vote for Mr.
Fussell. The audience listened with
rapt attention to one of the finest ef
forts of the speakers' life. He urged
the friends of prohibition to organize
and make the fight all along the line.
Chattanooga Times: There are
ninety publications in Tennessee.
Nine of these tire daily issues, the bal
ance being tri-weekly, semi-weekly,
weekly, semi-ruonthly and monthly.
The dailies 'are divided politically as
follows: Hawkins one, the Kuoxville
Chronicle; Bale four, the Nashville
World, Memphis Appeal, Memphis
Ledger and Knoxville Tribune; Fus
sell four: Nashville American, Nash
ville Banuer, Memphis Avalanche
and Chattanooga Times. There are
about sixty weekly country papers
which are political. Ten of these are
Republicans and of course support
Hawkins. Of the remaining fifty,
twenty are for the nominee of the Ju
ly Convention, and thirty for the
Those who have or expect to have
children, or the care of them, should
call at W. H. Coley's Drug store and
pet a circular of Dn. Mofeett's
Tketuina (Teething 1'owders) It may
le the means of saving their childs
life. . .
For Kent. ,
We have a house and lot in town
that we will rent very cheap. Con
venient to town, good rooms und out
houses. Call and see .
Rankin & Rhodes.
Fresh Fruit the Year Round.
Read the endorsement of prominent
siiunty officer in the advertisement f
Messrs Tatum, Sims & Co., Opelika,
Ala., in this paper, headed, "Save
your Fruit, uud see the proof of their
J. W. YOUNGER,
Ma hi. Street, Milan, Tenn.,
nAS now on hand nnd will keep in stock nil
tho Intent imiirovementi in the under
tnkor's line, conitintf In partnf Kins Walnut
Coffins and Casket., Metalic Caskets, n full
line of Common Coffins and Bariiil Robes of
all aorta nnd sizes.
Ho lias also in at ck a fine assortment f
Moulding mid will Frame Pictures to order ut
very low rates.
(Forinorly McKenzie CoIIobo.)
TVXtsIt oi sb io. Toun,
ONE of the mosr successful Srh'ml in West
'Irnneaane. 171 pupils enrolled hm year ;
about 73 of these boarders. Extra n'kntiliiKi's
in the Musiciil. Literary and ComiiiorciiU De
partments. Full action opens Sept. 1. r or
Catalogue, address Hkv. K. II. Ch vpi'ki.i., E.
. William, or Urasvim.k (ioodlok.
Robertson & Botts
HAVE Jl'ST RECEIVED FROM THE
Eastern Markets a new and large stock of
the most fashionable ntylea of
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING. HATS,
CAPS, BOOTS. SHOES, DRESS
AND MILLINERY GOODS,
FANCY GOODS. NOTIONS,
and Ten Thousand Useful. Beautiful nnd Ele
rant Articles which we have nut apace to men
tion in detail. This is one of the largest and
most itoular houses in West Tennessee, and
you can always ret the beat goods there at tho
lowest figures Ue and be convinced.
Or, IMPROVED CHILL CURE. 1
I A Certain Cure for every form of Fever
ana Ague, ine cure is permanent.
The chill once broken will not return.
This preparation has. all the virtues of
S quinine, without any of its disagreeable
criecti. All who have had Chills and Fever
SanJ have taken quinine, calomel or arsenic,
(which are the principal ingredients of most
. of the medicines now in use) are aware that
I the medicines often leave the svstem in an
tl unhealthy condition, making it more diffi-
I cult to relieve it ot their ettects than or the
j original disease, Wintersmith's Improved
cnui cure leaves tne system in a perfectly
healthy condition, with no bad effects in any
way to be worn off Unlike chill remedies
I generally, it requires no purgative to be
taken with it, the medicine itself acting
gently and agreeably upon the liver and
bowels, effectually removing the cause of
the disease, not merely temporarily check
And PAREIRA BRAVA.
The Great Diuretic. Superior to any
Preparation of Buchu in the Market.
It is a certain remedy for all disease of the
Bladder. Kidnevs. (1 ravel. Drnrmral Swell
ing, &c, &c. It has cured every case of!
Liaucics in wnicn 11 nas uccn Riven. 11 is j
a specific remedy for Stone in tne bladder,
diseases of the Prostrate Gland, Retention '
of the Urine. Mucous Discharges. Li.ee t, Ir- j
riiauon 01 me maauer; in snore, lor an
diseases of the Urinary organs, whether
existing in male or female. For many dis
eases peculiar to females it is of great ser
vice, and especially so is it at that period
termed CHANGE IN LIFE. For Chloro
sis or Retention, Irregularity. Painfulness
or Suspension of Usual Periods, Ulcerated
State of the Uterus, Leucorrhoea or Whites, 1
it is a specific remedy. It is a certain cure
for Bed-wetting in children. For weakness
arising from early indiscretion, excesses in
youth, and dissipation, it will be found a
It is not a secret nostrum, but is recom
mended and prescribed by our leading phy
Worm Candy or Santonin Lozenges
The most reliable vermifuge ever offered
to the public. Entirely harmless. Safe for
children of any age.
Thousands of children die annually foi
want of a reliable worm destroyer. This can
be depended upon as a certain remedy.
THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER..
Contains three grains Iodide Potash to the
dose. A certain euro for all diseases arising
from an impure state of the blood, such as
Scrofula, or King's Evil, Pimples on the face,
Cutaneous Diseases, Boils, Rheumatic Ins
eases, Erysipelas, Syphilis, Sore Eyes, Mer
curial Diseases, Scald Head, Dyspepsia, Tet
ter Affections, Female Complaints, Loss of
Appetite, Costiveness, Low Spirit, Liver
Complaint, General Debility.
Bottle Medicines $1 each ; six for $5.
Sold by all Druggists,
Mnnfd by 0. H. WINTEESYITH.
ARTII1 R PETES k tO., Gtn'l AztnU. Looiitill,, j.
O O 1ST G
JACKhON, TEN .
Doors, Sash, Flooring, Siding, Ceiling,
WELL. CURBING, LATHS, Etc.
Cedar Shingles and Posts a SjieefitMy.
CONSTANTLY ON HANI) AND FIJKNIMKI TO ()KI)Ki:-rDa
Ail orders I'rwmjitlv Attends! to tiinl S:tf isf'.icfot ily lillnl.
S. R. CONGER. Proprietor.
tjb.Vl I-KMKNi I have used 1r. Hahtcr's lROW Ionic In my practlio, and In an eajurli'iice of
twenty-flve years in niillcln. have never fonnd anything to give the result that Du. Hautkh's
Iron Tonic dops. In many caaea of Nprvoua rrotrUon, Female Diseases, Dyspepsia, ami an lm-
roverlshed condition of the blood, this peerlea, remedy, has In my bands, made some wonderful cures,
ases that have battled some of our most eminent physicians, have) lelded to this (Treat and lnconipar
able remedy. I prescribe It In preference to any Iron preparation niade. In fact, such a compound
as Da. liAKIKU'ri laoa TONIC Is a neceMlty In my practice. Vu. ROBEKT HAMl hLH,
St. I,ori. Mo., Nov. ft'lh. 1-wt Slot Wash Avennc.
Jttfive color to the Mtuxlt
natural healthful tone to
th digestive organs and
nervous stent, making
It applicable to General
Itebilittf, Xjoss of Appe
tite, lYostration of Vital
Power and Impotence.,
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i . mtua all these.
iThe combination wn.cn oy n.s
to reliable medicines, la one
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rurily me aw - vuhv. Numberless testimonials pour upon nun tor tneir won
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MEMPHIS & OHIO RIVER
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isvllle ar.d Ciiieinnati, eonneetinir nt ' iu
einnati with ruilrouds and sttauiorr fur
EASTERN, NOUTIIEI'N AND WESTH'V
riving through tleketx to nil p..-,t. f'hieai-.
To'edo. Hutliili. Richmond. New Y-.rk W fh
Ington City. Philadvlphin hii.I Uo ton. Knx'l
No-.th and H eatero touri.ts will find Ln Hell
River route sale, del ghtful and e. n.,.ieiil.
Hates by this lien cheaper than nnv othe-first-lass
route. Meals and s'atorooms iree.
Baggane cheeked IhrouL'li.
l'arsensersean rely on i, splendid trip l.y '.!.
line, as the steunters are nil tirt eluy. Inivii!
been expresl bull fur the ncruuimo.iat on .'
e-i.rtch steamorenrrles a full n.r-n harii.
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