Newspaper Page Text
T"aTT"iirTir irr i
CLARKSVILLE, SEPT. 13, 1S7S.
i. 8. XEBLBTT, J. A. OKA.1T
SEDLETT & GttAXT,
publishers and proprietors.
KATES Or ADVIRTtSIKO :
One Dollar per square of Ten lines or lea.
KITES OF ADVERTISING.
lxo 2 MO J MO (MO 12X0
150 4 50 500 00 15 00
5 00 8 00 1000 15 00 30 00
7 50 10 00 1200 It 00 25 00
1000 12 00 150020 00 30 00
15 00 18 00 !20 00 30 00 45 00
2500130 00S&OOj50 00 8)100
85 00 4S 00150 00)60 00 115 00
40OI4ii 00:&5 00l000 150 00
Announcement of marriages and deaths
free tributes of respect and obituaries
LOriHVILLE AWD NASHVIILE AND
UREAT SOITIIEBH BAILBOAD.
Train No. 2 arrives and leaves at 10:25 P. x.
Train So. 4 arrives and leaves at 2:10 p. Jf.
Train No. I arrives and leaves at 5:05 p.x.
Train So. t arrives and leaves at 8:53 A.x.
s-.o. 1 and 2 are mall tral ns.
X0TES FROM THE SE3I0R LOCAL.
When we left borne on the 25th ulL,
we had but little idea where we would
go or when we -would return. That
morning about noon found us at' the
residence of our cousin, Aquula Urant,
near Parson's Creek, three miles west
r.f tW ancient and finished town of
Fort Royal. At this point we estab
lished headquarters, where we have
been kindly furnished conveyance to
bushwhack at pleasure, which has ten
ded preatly to recuperate our toil worn
Kyntem, and restore that vitality that
had well nigh forsaken us. e nave
purposely refrained from writing sooner
on account of the shattered condition
of our nerves, but now feel that we
1iavi nerve sufficient to put down a
few random notes, gathered by the
in this neighborhood are very good
corn and tobacco very promising, but
the farmer 13 as busy as a bee in a cask
of sugar, trying to exterminate the
tobacco worms, which appear to be
"masters of the situation," and will.
1iihtless. destroy a vast amount of
the weed. The cutting of this Etaple
product will be commenced in earnest
this week, large quantities being ready
now for the knife. Farm hands are
very scarce, and what is worse, not re
liable. Some systematized labor must
be brought about or agricultural pur
suits will not pay more than a meagre
We attended a
on the premises of my cousin, Joseph
Grant, a few days since. The boss
workman wasCol. James Lockert, who
fought through the warlike a true sol
dier, and has now changed his vocation
of raiting yankees to that of raising
barns and he is as good at the latter
as he was at the former. The timbers
all being framed, the neighbors met
and assisted in the raising, after which
all partook of a sumptuous repast,
prepared in Mrs. Grant's good style.
lTncle Alfred Herring was on hand to
barbecue the mutton for the occasion.
In passing down Tarsou's Creek, a
short distance from where we are stop
ping, maybe seen some of the timbers
of an old grist mill, where, I am in
formed, our worthy townsman, Fetcr
Oncal, (old corner-post,) used to carry
corn to be ground when a very small
boy. I suppose he had the corn in
oue end of the bag and a rock in the
other to strike a balance.
We attended preaching at
Funday, August 31st. We there heard
Rev. W. A. Turner for the first time,
lie delivered an interesting . and in
structive sermon to a small but intel
ligent and appreciative audience.
Dr. Ringgold, of our city, has been
haviug services at
We hear him highly complimented as
a man and preacher by those who heard
We learn that a large shed will be
pomi'timc next year for religious pur
Those who attend will carry a
lunch and sicnd the day.
On Saturday, tith iust, we attended
SUNDAY SCHOOL CELEBRATION
at Mt. Carmel. This was our first
visit to that hospitable neighborhood.
We arrived at the c hurch about 10
o'clock, and found about -MO persons
already assembled. The pupils of Wil
liams' Chaiel Sunday School united
in this celebration. Seats were ar
ranged in the grove, and a commodi
ous stand, neatly decorated, was there
" for the speakers. Whilst the excellent
hinging, conducted by Mr. Atkins, who
is a fiue singer and teacher, was going
ou, we circulated through the crowd
and grasped the hand of many old and
valued friends. About 11 o'clock,
' Rev. Mr. Turner, read the programme
of the day. The exercises were open
ed with prayer by Rev. Dr. West, after
which Rev. Mr. Turner introduced
our young friend aud townsman, Ar
thur Munford, Esq., who delivered a
short but very appropriate address.
The touihiugly beautiful story, he re
lated of the little girl who was thrown
from a wiudow, by a drunken father,
and made a cripple for life afterwards
taken iu charge by a noble-hearted
lady, a sabbath school teacher, and
taught lessous of wisdom that fitted
her for eternal life, was a spcecji of
itself. This act; on the part of her
leather, showing the blessings that
will accrue to unselfish teachers of
Suuday school childreu, addiug bright
stars in their coronet in the great here
after. Mr. MuuforJ's short address
was well conceived and delivered with
but little embarrassment His voice
was rather low, but to a young man
unused to shaking in the ojicn air,
his resjectful hearers kuew how to
make all due allowance. After a song
Ly the classes, Rev. J. B. West, D. D.,
arose and addressed the audience,
most of whom were his old acquaint
ances and friends. He feelingly re
ferred to the ties of friendship that
existed between the good people of
ML Carmel neighborhood and hioudf.
He had known them long and loved
them tenderly. Ho said that mingling
with and studying each others charac
teristics enabled us to rub off the
rough corners and angles and make us
bvtter fricuds, and make the world
better, by softeniug the asperities of
life, causing us to be more charitable
in our feelings towards our fenows.
etc. To be useful, the education of
the head alone would not do, the
heart must be properly trained also.
It is the duty of parent to teach their
children in spiritual things, and not to
depend upon others to teach them
But as parents do not always discharge
this duty Sunday schools tre a nec-es
sity. Showed the difference between
the opportunities of early times and
the present in training children. Stub
bornness and restlessness are not ob
jectionable in children if they are
properly balanced in after years they
would tend to make them men and
women cf firmness and decision of
character not putty men to be dented
into any shape. Ilia leading thought
was that children should be taught to
look upon the beautiful, in nature, in
philosophy, literature, and in every
thing. . The true gentleman does not
look upon the deformity and rough
exterior of his fellows, but strives to
6ee only the beautifuL ' Beauty has
more power than all else beside. To
turn from the contemplation of the
ugly makes us better, makes us happy.
We only attempt an outline of his
somewhat novel yet deeply interesting
thread of thought, to give some idea
of his discourse of an hour's length
It was delivered in a plain practical
manner, and we predict that some of
the solemn and impressive truths he
enunciated found a lodgment in many
young hearts that will prove to be
"bread cast upon the waters."
At the conclusion of Dr. West's ad
dress, the children sang some beauti
ful songs, when
was announced, a procession was
formed and the crowd marched down
to the tables, where the barbecued re
past was spread. After all had satis
fied the inner man to repletion, the
audience reassembled around the
stand, when Judge C. W. Tyler ap
peared and made a few happy remarks,
and on account of the lateness of the
hour, and there still being an unfinish
ed programme, thought it would be
advisable to withhold his speech until
their next annual celebration, when,
he promised them, if they desired it,
(although he had never made a speech
to one lady,) to make one to as many
as would turn out next September, at
the same place, upon a similar occa
sion. We promise, in advance, a rich
intellectual treat to all who may be so
fortunate as to hear him at their next
THE AWARD OP PREMIUMS
was next in order,, which was promptly
done by Gen. W. A. Quarles, -in his
own peculiarity impressive and pleas-'
The following were the happy re
cipients of the premiums :
Mrs. Sarah Leathers, the teacher,
was presented a beautiful Bible by the
officers of the school.
Miss Prudie Tucker 50 Sundays
attendance, and 48 perfect lessftns re
ceived an elegant silver cup.
Miss Estella Face for 49 days at
tendance, and 49 good lessonsa pair
of gold bracelets. .
Master Clarence Nolen 51 days at
tendance and 51 good lessons gold
pen and holder. (Master Clarence is
the son of our esteemed friend, Mac.
Nolen, and is not much larger than a
pound of soap.)
James Wall 48 days attendance and
48 good lessons gold pen and holder.
The report of the workings of this
school shows it to be in a flourishing
condition, with large additions to the
membership each succeeding year.
Both teachers and pupils are heartily
enlisted in the glorious work of build
ing up and keeping alive this nursery
of the church. In fact, all the means
and instrumentalities that are being
used for the amelioration and salvation
of the people are realously guarded
and fostered by the society of old Mt.
Carmel. The people are proverbial
for their good works, intelligence and
The benediction was pronounced,
the crowd dispersed, and thus ended
one of the most enjoyable days we ever
sicut. We could say much more, but
close our somewhat disconnected
sketch of this pleasant affair, by re
turning thanks to the many kind
friends there for marked courtesy and
attention shown at 31 1. Carmel. To
'Squire Shearon and Rev. Mr. Turner,
we are under special obligations, and
hope, at no distant day, to accept the
kind invitation to share more of their
Sunday, 7th inst, we attended a bap
LITTLE HOPE CHURCH,
where Rev. Mr. Brasscl immersed
three iwrsons, before a large crowd of
respectful witnesses. We returned to
the church and heard the same gentle
man deliver a plain, practical sermon
iu an earnest and impressive manner.
Wecaunotclosc this epistle of James
without adding a word in reference to
the extreme kindness and hospitality
extended to your humble writer in his
sojourn in this neighborhood. We
have circulated freely from house to
house, and have everywhere met a
most hearty welcome. We do not de
sire to appear invidious, but we must
be erniitted to publicly return thanks
to Mr. and Mrs. Aquilla Grant, for
their many kindnesses even anticipa
ting our every wish.
I hope to be at my post next week
till then, good bye.
Gracev & Bro., our euterprising
coal merchants, transfer agents, wharf-
boat men, etc., are having a large barge
built, by T. T. Willis, at Willis ways,
near our city, for the purpose of boat
ing iron from Betsey town to this place
for re.-hipment by rail. The boat will
be so built that machinery can be put
on her if necessary. We wish them as
much success in this new undertaking
as their energy and enterprise deserve.
Their best friend could wish them no
Personal. Our old friend, Geo.
W. Leigh, Esq., of Bcllvicw, Ky., was
in our city this week.
Mr. Mat. Lowe, of the L. & N. &
Gt. Southern R. R. was in attendance
on our Circuit Court, this week, as a
witness in the Case of J. J. Buck vs.
the Railroad Company.
Our frieud aud fellow typo, Lewis
Neville, of Nashville, formerly con
nected with the Patriot in this city,
was here this week. He is looking
well, and we are glad to learn that he
is prospering in his present Jionie.
An $8,000,000 fire has occurred in
: DeatA of An Old CKizea. ,
Died, on Tuesday morning, ths 9th
inst," at the residence of his son-in-law,
J. G. McKoin, in this county, Mr.
John Kick Barker, one of the oldest
citizens of the county, at the age of
77 years. Mr. Barker was too well
known to need any extended notice.
His leading characteristics were firm
ness of will and honest intentions
which marked his deportment in a!
the relations of social,' business and
religious life. He was, for some forty
years, a continuous subscriber to the
Chronicle, and in all our business an
social intercourse witu him, we ever
found him an honest man, iu act, as
well as profession.. For years, he was
a victim of paralysis, and death was to
him, a relief from affliction.
Death of Wm. M. Shelton.
It is with deep regret that w record
the death of Mr. Wm. M. Shelton,
which occurred suddenly on the even
ing of the 9th inst. Mr. Shelton had
been out to feed his hogs and returing
home, was attacked with i spell of
heart disease, and sat down by the side
of the road, where he was found by
two negroes who were coming from the
cornfield, and carried to the house,
where he died in about twenty min
utes. "" . '
Mr. Shelton was about seventy years
of age, and was one of the oldest rest
dents of the county. He was a fond
husband, a devoted father, a warm and
generous friend, and a kind neighbor,
and was considered one of the most
useful men in the county, and one who
will be missed by almost every citizen,
He was for six ' years .Sheriff of this
county, and had been for a number of
years previous to his death County
Surveyor. The duties of these offices
he discharged in such a manner as to
win the confidence and esteem of all
who knew him, ever acting up to what
he believed to be his duty, without
fear or favor. His store of general
information was large and his opinion
was often sought and his influence
His remains were taken to the fami
ly burying ground, on Yellow Creek,
for interment last Wednesday. To his
afflicted family and relatives we tender
our incere sympathy. ; ' -
We regret having to announce the
death of Mr. John F. Cambell, on
ast Sunday evening after a protracted
illness. He was a young lawer of un
usual promise and had already won
the confidence and esteem of a large
circle of friends and acquaintances,
To the family, of which he was cher
ished and affectionate member, we ten
der our deepest sympathy.
According to former announce
ment, V. L. Williams is now receiv
ing the largest stock of boots, shoes,
hats, &.c, &c, ever heretofore kept in
Clarksville. These goods were bought
from the manufacturers for cash, and
as he is conducting his business upon
strictly economical business principles,
he will be enabled to sell them at such
ow prices as to successfully challenge
all competition. ' t;. i
He is building up a good lucrative
business by adhering closely to the
principle of "quick sales and short
profits." He would earnestly ask all
to call and examine his stock and pri
ces, before buying, as it will consume
but a few minutes - of your time, and
he will take great pleasure in showing
you through and then you decide the
question where shall I buy my Boots
and Shoes? His store room is No.
23, Franklin street .
Sebree City. We learn that the
springs at Sebree city, Ky., were visit
ed by large crowds of persons seek
ing health this summer. Col. Wm.
Scott, brother of our clever townsman,
D. Scott, is proprietor. The vir-
tuesof these springs are highly extolled
by persons who have visited them.
The steamer Ajax, alias "Hide
Out," has brought from Trice's Land
ing to this place during the past season,
bout 3,000 hogsheads of tobacco, be
sides raising the wreck of the railroad
bridge and doing a considerable busi
ness in towing wood to this place. We
arc glad to know that she has been a
source of profit to her owners.
The Tobacco Leafs election takes
place at Dunbar's Cave, next Thurs
day. Our neighbor has made exten
sive preparations for the occasion, and
invites everybody to be present and
participate in the enjoyment which is
promised to all who attend.
Nashville and Davidson county
have established a county workhouse,
and it is now in successful operation.
How long will it be before our county
will do the same thing? It would be
a great saving of cost to our county.
Ocr young friend, Geo. L. Alley,
may be found at the dry goods house
of B. F. Coulter, during the next two
or three months, where he will be
pleased to wait upon his friends and
the public generally.
V. L. Williams has returned from
his eastern trip, and has now on hand
one of the largest and best socks of
boots, shoes, gents' furnishing goods,
etc., in the city, which he will sell as
low as any one can. Give him a call.
Sam'l Hodgson has gone cast to
purchase a fall stock ot millinery
goods for Mrs. Hodgson and Miss
Maguire. These ladies always keep
full stocks of the best material, and
their prices are always reasonable.
Jno. Cross will be prepared to fur
nish dinner to all who aro in attend
ance at the cave next Thursday, at 73
cents per person, furnishing barbe
cue, cake, ice cream, etc., or he will
furnish barbecued meat, in any desired
quantity, at 20 cents per pound.
Ma J. Chas. McKinnet, Collector
of Internal Revenue, aocompanied by
his daughter, Mrs. Fannie Logan, re
turned to the city on Monday last, and
they are the guests of the National
We learn that Messrs. Harrison &
Shelby intend building a large ware
house on the corner of Commerce and
Second streets. The building will be
commenced in a few days.
J. J. Hamlett is agent for Til
ton's "Woman's Friend and Steam
Washer," ope of the greatest labor
saviug inventions of tp ac. Call at
his store and te it.
' Painful Accident. We regret to
learn of a serious accident which hap
pened to Mrs. E. Withers, formerly
of this place, who has the deepest
sympathy of our entire community in
her misfortune. We copy from the
Cincinnati Enquirer of the 5th inst :
"While two ladies, one of them Mrs.
E. Withers, late of Clarksville, were
purchasing furniture in the store of
Mitchell & Rammelsberg yesterday
morning a terrible misfortune over
took the latter. Having occasion to
go to the 5th story, the ladies entered
the elevator, in compauy with a gen
tlemau who has been for nearly twen
ty years a popular salesman in the
house. While the ascent was being
made Mrs. N ithers dress caught in
the "safety" cogs of the machine. The
gentleman attempted to stop the eleva
tor, but either from hurry or fright, or
from inexperience, he Hid not succeed
in doing so instantly. He then tried
to tear the dress loose. This failing,
all parties lost their presence of mind,
an opening being reached, Mrs. W.
was allowed to attempt to iump through
it She managed to get her head and
body out of the car, but her limbs', of
course, were caught. One of her legs
from above the knee downward was
frightfully crushed, and the car only
stopped its horrible work, when the
jammed ankle served as a clog to its
ascent, and the unfortunate lady hung
head downward. As soon as : possible
she was extricated, placed on a mat
tress and taken down to the lower floor
on the merchandise elevator. Messrs.
Mitchell & Rammelsberg did all in
their power to assist the patient, and
the old gentleman wjio had been the
innocent cause of the accident cried
like a child. Dr. R. W. Saunders, of
Newport, was fortunately close at hand,
and was in surgical charge of the case,
Dr. Comegys also being called. The
patient was removed to 312 Richmond
street after proper attention on the spot,
and there lies suffering greatly, and
with little prospect of escaping ampu
tation above the knee."
Later advices Btate that Mrs. With
ers is doing well, and it is thought am
putation will not be necessary.
Up to this date, we have not heard of
the appointment of a single delegate to
the Farmers' Convention, at Nashville,
on Tuesday next. We had hoped the
farmers of Montgomery would have
taken an active part in such a move
ment, the sole object of which, is the
promotion of their interests. In the
absence of regular delegates, we would
suggest that any farmer of this county
who may be in Nashville, on that day,
report himself to the Convention, and
take part in the proceedings.
The entertainments by the Ilook
Ladder boys, on the 25th and
26th insts., will be the best given by
them. They will be assisted by sever
al gentlemen outside of the company,
who have a reputation as first class
amateur performers, and they are using
every effort to make these entertain
ments surpass any previous ones. The
plays selected are most excellent, and
the cast of characters judicious. Let
The Tennessee Conference will hold
its annual session in Franklin Tenn.,
beginning October 8th; The under
graduates, that is, all who have not
completed the four years course of
study, are expected to meet on the Gth
of October for examination before
their respective committees.
Evert farmer should adopt and
stick to these rules : Cultivate not an
acre more than he can prepare thor
oughly and cultivate judiciously.
Keep no more stock than can be
sheltered from inclement weather, and
Feed at home surplus corn and hay,
which should be sent to market only
in the shape of live stock or butchered
Raise no more tobacco, without first
having resolved to gel . rid of the to
bacco flies. This will obviate the ne
cessity for extra labor to kill worms,
besides saving the price paid for that
extra but unnecessary labor. There is
economy and thrift and comfort in the
observance of these rules, nor are they
Judge C. W. Ttlek advertises a
pecial term of the Criminal Court to
be held on the first Monday in October
The improvements on Front street
have been completed, and this much
used thoroughfare is now in splendid
"Washington street, from the river
to First street, has been thoroughly
repaired and is now in splendid condi
We acknowledge the receipt of a
omplimentary ticket to the Wilson
County Fair, which commences at
Lebanon, the 17th inst.
Mr. J. Jj. Williamson has retired
from the firm of Grinter, Young &
Co. The business will be continued
under the old name.
The Times, heretofore published at
lroy, lenn., has Deen removed to
Union City, and will be puplished un
der the name of Obion News.
The sum of $1,000 was .divided
among the creditors of Schloss & Wolf,
bankrupts, in Nashville, a few days
P. Oneal, Clerk, has several ad
vertisements in to-day's paper.
Messrs. Editors : . A protracted
meeting was held at Ebenezer, on the
Yellow Creek circuit, commencing
aturday before the fourth Sunday in
August, and lasting ten days. This
meeting was conducted by Rev. W. D.
Cherry, pastor, assisted by Rev. A. M.
Taylor, of the C. Pt Church, and Revs.
W. T. Nesbitt and John Parrott, of
the M. E. Church. The Church was
greatly revived, the utmost harujony
prevailing among the different denom
inations, and even sinners were con
strained to say, "behold how good and
how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell
together in unity." Twelve persons
made a profession of faith; nine were
dded to the Methodist and two to the
Cumberland Church. Others will join
ach, we doubt not
Tobacco crops are looking very fine
in Houston county. The shingle trade
is brisk on the east fork of Yellow
creek. In fact there are four machines
within three miles of Shiloh, cutting
from 8,000 to 20,000 shingles per day.
Erin has sustained a grea loss in
the death of the Messrs. Boon, Wes-
ey Broom, Esq., and many other val
uable citizens, from cholera, but all
seem tp be reserering from the sock
and business still goes 03.
Owe farmer reports to us that his
experiment with Cobalt, for poisoning
tobacco flies, was a signal success; but,
though he destroyed great numbers,
ha does not perceive that he had fewer
worms than his neigbors. His neigh
bors raised a superabundance of flies
and divided liberally with him. It is
impossible for one fanner to proteet a
whole neighborhood, and his experi
ence is an illustration of the necessity
for co-operation. Had all the farmers
for miles around, destroyed as many
flies as he did, all would have been
protected from the ravages of the
worms, and perhaps, another year's ex
periment would suffice for a thorough
riddance of the pest A pull all to
gether, and the work will be done.
Individual effort will accomplish Jittlc,
where full co-operation alone, can se
cure success. " .
Tni . protracted meecting . at New
Providence, under the. ministrations
of Revs. : B. M. Taylor and T. H.
Hinson, still continues with much in- j
terest. Rev. J. B. West, D. D., will
preach at 11 o clock to-morrow.
Rev. J. II. Reynolds begins , a pro
tracted meeting at Salem, on the south
side of the river, to-day. .-.
Rev. U. .91. laylor will preach at
the C. P. Church, at the usual hours i
Services at all of our churches to
morrow at the usual hours.
Ihe Charades and Tableaux at
ranklin Hall on Thursday night last
were well attended and the audience
were delighted with the performance.
The tableaux were excellent, and the
plays well rendered. We would like
to give a more extended notice of this
entertainment, but lack of time and
space forbid. .
MessrsHerndon, Gold & Bruntt,
of Trices' Landing, sold on Wednes
day last ten hogsheads of tobacco
one hhd. of fine leaf at $ 11.75, two of j
medium leaf at 10.75, one at 10.00, one
at 9.00, one of low leaf at 8.50, three
of lugs at COO to 7.50, and one of new
primings at 6.00. .. . :
Mr. B. F. Coulter has returned
from the east where he purchased one of
the largesand best stocks he has ever
offered in this market," and has a new
advertisement, to-day, setting forth the
many advantages of purchasing from
Rice, Broaddus & Co. are daily
receiving new and beautiful goods to
add to their already large stock. I heir
customers will find something to suit
each individual taste in their splendid
II. C. Merritt, adm'r, will offer for
sale at the Court-house, at 12 o'clock
to-day, the very valuable law and liter
ary library of the late Judge T. W.
We publish to-day a notice of the
dissolution of the firm of Herndon,
Gold & Co., and the card of the new
firm of Herndon, Gold & B runty, who
will continue the tobacco and general
commission business at Trice's Land
ing. IN our advertising columns is
a call for a meeting of the Co-opera
tive Manufacturing" Company, at City
Hall, at 7 o'clock Saturday evening,
Sept. 29th. Business of importance is
to be transacted.
We announce, to-day, J. Manning,
in the second ward ; J. F. Shelton, in
the seventh, and Br. R. D. McCauley,
in the fifth, as candidates for alder
men from their respective wards.
Bloch Bros, are in receipt of their
new stock, and invite the attention of
the public to it, feeling sure they can
please all, both in goods and prices.
OCR Clerk and Master, Mr. P. G.
Johnson has returned from his visit to
the mountains, much refreshed by rest
and salubrious mountain air.
Prater-meeting next Thursday
night at the residence of Mr. William
Orrell, near Greenwood Avenue.
NEW PROYIDEXCE ITEMS.
Revs. T. II. Hinson and B. M. Tay
lor are preaching a series of interest
ing sermons at the Methodist Chnrch.
Mr. Ed. II. Pettua has returned
from the White Sulphur Springs, Va.,
greatly improved in health.
M. B. Coleman is rusticating at
J. B. Trahern, who has been con
fined to his bed for some time, 13 con
valescent. . M. E. Whitfield has erected a neat
and comfortable dwelling near the toll
gate. . .
W.. II. Smith has absconded from
TT ? 0 I
home, on account of hot weather and
He can be found at the
store of M. B. Coleman
The bran dance at Back's Store was
quite a success.
Jno. A. Keesee is doing a lively bar
Warner Thomas of the "Gothic,"
having effected a sale of his entire
oiu stock vi urugs, o.c, win gu .nasi
in a short time to purchase a new outfit
James Brunty is building a new store
honse on the Lafayette rcjd, near his
Oai -merchants are making Prepara-
Ibwin Beamont has sec-ured the
agency for the sale of tickets in the
Louisville Library Drawing, and will
furnish tickets to all who wibh to try
their luck. Sept. 13-3t.
Boeing solicited by many voters to
becouie a candidate for alderman of
tnefeeconinara xnereoy announce
myself as a candidate for that posi-
tion, and if olocted will study to the
. a m Trr t 1 . l
best of my ability the interests of my
At Elkton, Ky., on the 11th Inst., by Rev.
Jan. Gill, Mr. Jakbs Exekt, of thin city,
aud Mi ha Cyxthia Bboomfikld, of Elk
At Ui residence In Todd county. Ky, on
the lllh inst., Axbbos B.Majihs, . .
AthI residence In thleounty,on the th
Inst., Edwaed Husbek, a soldier of the
war of 1812, in the ?d year pf a
In th 1 county on the 5th Inst, Mrs. Eu
ABITH KABPisa, In the 73d year of her age.
"in 'this city, on the lOtli inst., William
Ma v, aged about years.
Big Show Comlne.
Vaul Silvcrberg's Monster Menager
ie, Museum, Aviary, Roman Hippo
drome and Trans-Atlantic Circus will
visit this city oa Tuesday, September
23. This is said to be the largest show
in the United States, having been pro
nounced by the Pittsburg, Fhiladel
phia, Wheeling, Lexington, and iu fact
all the papers in the different places
where this show has exhibited, to be
first-class in every respect The Lex
ington Daily Press says, " it is the best
show ever in Kentucky, and did the
largest business of any show ever in
Lexington." This monster consolid-
tion, although the largest show that
ever visited the State, exhibits for the
same admission usually charged by in
ferior concerns. Sir. Silverberg has
been in Europe with his show for near
ly twenty years, and returns to his na
tive country with the most complete
exposition of Animals, Curiosties and
Artists extant. Come everybody.
&ee advertisement ...
Editors Chronicle: Some of the
4th Warders feel that the position of
Alderman should seek the man. not
the man the position; we therefore
announce Mr. L. Bloch, a competent
and faithful public servant, for re-
election, satisfied that he will serve if
elected. - ' '
, 4th Warders.
House Wanted. A house conven-1
ient to the Square, suitable for a very
small family. .Anyone having such a
house can find a tenant by calling at
. Clarksville. ,
The Rock City Paper Manufactur
ing Co., Nashville, are now manufac
turing Wrapping-paper, and are pre
pared to fill orders from merchants on
as favorable terms, and guarantee as
good or better quality, as can be had
elsewhere. Send a trial order and
help to sustain home manufactures.
Teachers can procure their
supply of School Books from
Owen & Moore at bottom
figures. - -
White Lead, Oil, Paints
aiK Painter's Material for
gale low at Byers.
Countrv Merchants. At
tention! Call at Owen &
Moore's, and buy School
Books,' Ink, Pencils, Paper
and all kinds of Stationery
at the lowest market prices.
For the million, at
OWEN & MOORE'S.
Blank Books and Station
ery for sale low at Byers.'
To all who have Books to
buy : You can get any School
Book at publishers prices
OWEN & MOORE.
CERTAIN CURE FOR
CORNS ! No cure, no pay.
Only 50 cents per bottle. For
sale by OVYliiN & MUUKJ
Fresh Garden Seed just
received at Byers'.
The best Robertson and
Bourbon Vhisky, Imported
Brandv and Wines in the
market to be toundat Byers'.
Books ! Books ! Books !
Go to Owen & Moore s for
School Books, College Text
Books, Blank Books and Sta
best YOU can buy. Try it.
lOllet. Articles Ot every
de tion aml quality for
sale at Byers'.
Depot for all Patent Medi
cines Simmons' Liver Reg-
ulator, Vinegar Bitters, Hos-
tetter Bitters, RanffUm
R Liniment, Danforth's
Sanative Dentifrice, etc. We
se ALL PATENT MEDICINES,
nuiitsAiiii uit iwiail., at
OWEN & MOORE.
"WI10LES ALE . Owen
& Moore invite Physicians
and Merchants to call on
them for supplies. ! They
buy their Drugs, Chemicals,
Books, Stationery, &c, at
headquarters, and will dupli
cate Louisville and NashYiUe
BYERS' lias for sale the
best Ha Tana and Domestic
and Smoking To
Musical Instruments of all
kinds, such as violins, Guit
ars, Banjos, Harps, etc., also
a splendid stock of Violin
and Guitar Strings for sale
by OAVEX & MOORE.
Owen & Moore can turnish
you with Papers, Magazines
and Periodicals of all de-
SCriptions, at publisher's pri-
Fine Gold Pens for sale by
HICKORY WILD ACADEMY.
The second term of thin InetftntA twxrina
1st Monday in Kept., 1S73, and clows June
12. W74. The eoarxe of instruction will em.
brace the . Sciences, Ancient Languages,
French, Music, Drawing. Painting, etc.
The principal, assisted by hissiKter, Mrs.
E. 8. Knott, and her danizhtera. di-odonm.
and from the flattering sat-cess of the firel
term expect, to build upafirst-claDs board
ing school. The neighborhood is healthtul,
moral and intellieent. The bnildinirs are
commodious and the grounds tatitelul. We
reel assured vounit ladies can And no safer
and more pleasant retreat while pursuing
a thorough course. I
TERMS OXE-HALF IU ABVAKCK.
Primary Course $24 00
Intermediate ; .) mi
Benlor. .... 40 Ou
J n.,ln nrlK ...... . . . I ..... . . . n ,u.
Drawing, and Painting in Oil..... 20 OU
French 10 00
Board,lncluding lights, fuel.washing.130 UO
No deduction for absence exceDt in cases
,ar address th ."IJ
oi proiracteu nines, r or lurtner parucu-
TATE, Oothrie, Ky.
Oranvof the following Board of Advisers:
Geo. K. Randall, H. D. Marshall, Ueo. W.
Hampton. 8. 11. Morgan. Dr. IS. W. Dawson.
8. P. Hollins. T.U. Parham. F. Kwinc. C.
W. Tyler, Clarksville, Tenn. ; or W. 8. Uilt
ner, Pres't Eminence Colleee, Eminence,
The next Term of this Institution will
open dept. 1st. The Scholastic year is di
vided into two Terms of twenty weeks
Rev. J. M. WIIIGHT, President and In
structor in Mental aud Moral Science.
LITERARY DEPARTS! EXT,
Mr. GUNX, MImh P. A. TARRANT,
I . . ' 1 1 II ITT. ..1 . ...... ....
MUs A. DRY DEN. Mia LIZZIE FAUZEB
LATIN AND FRENCH,
Miss liELLE DltOMGOOLE.
Mia S. K HUGHES, Mi A. SPEAR,
Misa KATE CARNEY.
Miss ANNA EEXJfETT.
Other will be added to this corps as they
may be needed. Our organization shall be
complete, and thoroughness will be our
in every urancn.
rrriON Per Term Primary, $15: Pre-
ratory, fa; Collegiate, Incidental
ee. K: Board. SU: Waxlilnu. fl.oU to 2
per month. Optional branches at mode
All charses mast be paid, on entering ex
cept by special contract.
oena lor circular.
Rev. J. M. WRIGHT, Pres't.
June 28, "73-lf.
Session of 1873-4, begins Sept. 1, 1873.
Rev. J. B. Shiabeh. D. D.. President and
Professor of Metaphysics, Ac
James Dimwiddie, A. il Professor of
D. M. quARLES, Grad. of University of
Vs., Professor of Latin, Ac.
V . W. Legake, a.m.. Professor of Greek.
Natural Philosophy, Ac.
8. J.CorFMAf.Orad.of University of Va.
. .... VB . . .... it . i t iii i. ai.u .u5 i.nu
W.M. 8TKWAKT. A. II.. Professor (eueN I
ltus.) of Geology, AO.
Professor of Chemistry. Ac. (to be elec
ted ) Class now taught by Judge I. KG Ann.
Biblical Course now taught by Rev
Shkabkb, D. D.
Turks Monies all payable half-yearly
In advance, except Apparatnsand Inciden
tal fees wholly iu advance. Forty weekJ
make the scholastic year.
Tuition per annum in Collegiate De-
partment... . $70 00
Tuition per annum in Classical Hub
collegiate. Including Higher Eng
lish 60 00
Tuition, per annum, in English Hub
collegiate, embracing the Lower
Tuition per aunum in Modern Lan
guages, extra, ,
Apparatus and Labratory fee for Ju
nior and Senior Classes-. ,, ,
Board, including all charges except
washing, to super weei, per year IW 00
Washing il 50 per month 15 00
Pupils enter for the year. Prompt en
trance most important.
The total expense for any pupil in the
regular classes will range from CM) to KM),
according to grade and style of boarding.
Bend for a Catalogue. Address the Presi
dent, Rev. J. H. BHEAHKH. U. D
June 28, 1873-tf Clarksville, Tenn.
FOR SPRING TRADE
Ladles' and. Cents' f arahhlRg Goods,
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, etc.
Stock new aud very select.
Clothing made to order, and warrant
ed to give gatuiaotion.
Store Boom on Franklin street,
nearly opposite J. J. Crusman's.
April 6. lBS-tf
WHEAT FANS AND HARROWS.
I would Inform the public that I have j
MtAhlixhed a shoo on Commerce streetjust
altove the Foundery, for the purpose of
manufacturing Wheat Fans, some of which
I have on baud for sale now. 1 will also
repair wheat lans on short notice. I also
furnish the Barton A Holmes Doubmc Ro
TAKT Habkow, the best In use. Work done
of good lumber and warranted well done.
I will repair furniture and do other Jobs of I
wora. 1 am sun sgem iur jiuuicr nuoie s
Healing Hyrup, wbii-h I have found to be
a good medioiue for the blood, stomach and
r bowels. I am also agent for Uraham's cel
ebrated Eye Water, fur man and horse. If
itdoesnol core your eye U shail not cost
you any thing.
D. B. CARLISLE,
I have an excellent Ortst Mill, la this
city near Lafayette Flour Mill. Wer am
prepared to grind eora furotxhe-J by cu.
tomers. aud. gua;atee the W-. of meal.
Ui lud!utlor.every Haiurday. I will also
oil orders fur wood kert with Mr. Rexinger
at the pAMt-ol&ce. M. D, BELL.
WIshlDC to rednee our stock bforstr11n mm tar a rtllinanlv. i will rlTa fn
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OP
"B ilRG-illltf PRICES!
Domestics & Sheetings
VERY CHEAP !
Don't fall to call early and get choice
Eice, Broaddus & Co.
P. S. Remember we don't allow any one to undersell us.
July 26, 1873-tt
Too Can Now Bnj Goods
CHEAPER THAN EVER I
A. Lrre AsHortMent or
FURNISHING GOODS, DRY GOODS,
Boots, Shoes, Hats,
will be sold actually lower than ever, to prepare for the
fall trade. Call before vou purchase and see for vourself.
T? 1. rl
INo. 13, . Franlilin Street,
Capt. Tallant'a Old Stand. Green Front,
Aug. ItS, 1373.
Stoves, China, Glass and Qnsvare, Ho us er Fu rn is h ing Goods
AND MANUFACTURERS OF-
TIN AND SHEET IRON WARE,
OP EVERY DESCIUPTION.
We would say to our customers and to the public In general, that we have the farg
estand most oompiete stock. In our line, ever brought to this city, sixl we are bettor
prepared to fuiuixh ourctistoiuers, either at wholesale or retail than ever before.
have a full liae of Stoves at prices as low as the lowest, aiuongjwhlen are tba
HAY FLOWER, For Wesd or Coal,
The Best Stoves in Use.
ThosewlUlngnythlngln our line, will dowel to call on oa, W willdoallin oat
.-"-"- KINCANNOX, WOOD & CO.
March 22, 187J-tf.
J. T. WOOD
Wood c& Co.