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LOCOAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. I. (I
Flowers in visiting
i'nMUin nrnv jig nanny.
ens m town l;i;4 Sunday.
Col. R. P. (U, of Paris, was in
own n few days hut weclf.
Cuot. Newt, "Williams, of Hunt
ingdon, viih in town Thursday.
IE nothing happens to it the fruit
p in this county will bo fibund-
Mr. F. AV. Morris, of Henderson
'ouv, iH visiting relatives at this
f ; m viiirreni in uiiiiomg a irai
,lenee for (b W. Shelton on Depot
t "u t (.:. r..:t i:
street. ' t
J. T. liowlek living on Faris
fcitreet, hnshadgiis residence newly
Col. Janies . AVyly, of Clinton,
Ky., is spending a few days with
Mrs. Crinris having her dwelling
on Paris street completed, includ
(..'apt. John M. Taylor, of Lex
ington, was on our streets during
- circuit court here.
AV. C. Davis, late of Clnrksville
is to ut irp a residence for Mr.
13ud Fry, near the Hamer place.
Harvey Garrett and Stephen
Gallagher, of Nashville, are visit
ing relatives and friends iu Cam
den. The price of leaf tobacco in the
markers nas an upward tendency.
It has advanced a quarter of a
T. AV. Parker, of Galaway, has
been visitinc relatives and friends
in Big Sandy and Camden this
Mrs. A. 0. Atchison has returned
.from Big Sandy where she has been
see her sick daughter, Mrs. V.
Morris.1 " ' 1
Benton County Seminary is
Jr- uiourishing condition under
i MviniTlMYuvnf nf Tiv"fi'fcnvc lMin
Mr. AValter S. Ay res, pension ex-
J r'lminer stationed at Lincoln. Iseb..
I I -i. j. 1 ii i
sfcjppenamg a lew days wiin reia
ktives in and near Camden.
i, AVill Corbitt is at the bed-side
of lirs mother, whom we regret to
learn is very sick and little hope is
entertained for heV recovery.
Ji B. Gilbert, .editor of the Car-
roll County Democrat, and .T. H.
Baker, of the A Vest Tennessee Re
publican, attended 'court here, Inst
The body of an unknown man,
aged about twenty-five years, fair
complexion, was found on the bank
If Venuessee IMver on the 20th
) -t, near Danville.
t' ifarriage licenses have been is
sued to the following persons since
the hrst ot April: li. jS. uoie to
Anna Johnson; A. J. Goodman to
It 11a Morrison; P. II. Brewer
Ar. EAbUby; J. D. Brewer to
:l Tr j.J..,,.
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Yttcr a jcngtnv visit ut relatives
t diis place, Mrs. J. P. Morris nnc;
t ighter, Mrs. Dr. Edward Hawes,
turned to their home nt Fulton
ih Tuesday ct last week, lney
ere. accompanied by Miss Nonie
iWhlee, of this place
lev. I. N. Hall, of Fulton, as
is ted bv Bev. J. P. Arnold- con
lrck4 n series of jtrtresting ser
urns nt the CufilTierlamI lesby
i Chuych during last Svoek
They 'tftrCupsisted this week. by
kBev. Mr. Boan, of i ulton.
Last Mondav afternoon while I
M. Presson was loading his wagon
t with corn from a car nt the station
n train backed up the track where
I the team was standing, broke th
tongue from the wagon, Killed one
jmnle, nnd severely wounded the
Vther. Ko person was hurt. It is
fa flh ti-ain bucked up with-
i nv.Vtif its a)proach being
An election will be held iii the
ill h district to-niorrowtoelcct.'i mag
istrate to 8iieccol J. H. Clement.
AW led ru Hint 11 ffi finer residing
near darfield wns recently pnra-
ize-d while plowing, and life is dis
poned of. Ave billed to learn the
,'eiitlenmu's name or the pixrtiou-
Ben jainin Finloj and Cain Greer,
both colored, sparred a few rounds
yesterday, and were pursuaded to
appear before Justice Combs hist
evening. Greer submitted his ease
and as lined $:5.50 a nd cost. Finley
was bound over to circuit court.
Last Monday evening Oscar, the
little son of Martin AViseman, liv
ing near Post-Oak Church, was
thrown from a mule and dragged
some distance, which came near
ending the little fellow's life. He
is getting along as well as could bo
ftov. B. C. Scruggs failed to fill
his appointment at Caney Fork the
second Sabbath in this month, on
account of sickness. He will preach
the funerals of Miss Lucy Tinker
and Mr. Tom S pence's child at his
next appointment the second Sab
bath in May.
A reporter for this paper who
travels a great deal over the county,
informs us that the' wheat crop is
i -(.-i l , ..
" ' n i ' 1
it was thought tc.be en tirelyruined
by the late trosts. Ilie acreage is
quite small, but the erowiriar cror
ooks healthy and vigorous.
Last Tuesday one of John AV.
rnold's children was bitten by a
og belonging to Alec. McElrath,
while passing along the street near
he residence of James II. Combs.
AVe understand that the child was
.llir bni f Tbr. A.r bna l,(on n
juvu j ajlv. I
:error for months to persons pass
ing the place.
G.. AV. Davidson, AV. Tv. Garner,
and E. AV. Powers were conducted
jy'Crilitain Turney to the penifen-
tiary last Friday. Judge AVoods
sentenced Davidson for one vear at
hree years for the ..same offence;
while Powers will serve a ten-year
term for bigamy.
The following are the census
enumerators appointed for this
J. L. Coble, 1st and loth
districts: ,AV. F. Bnber. 2nd, 11th,
.mrltbbdUrb.. D J Alb.,, 31
,111. iiiv i;j u iiiv (if i . j
4th, ami lOili districts ; A. J. Farmer,
5th district; G. 15. Jjane, Ctli mid
lSth'.'iIist'Hctis; J. 13. Lindscy, 7tll County, nnd is the only exelu.sively furn
Hiul Bill tlijstrictt; V. Vk irv, 9 Lb 5ture dealer in the ronnty. When you
listrict '1 1
Mrs.' -Elijah AVat'rs, living n few
miloH liortli of Cnradc-n, has been
sick since Inst October with nicer
. r, , , , . , .
of the stoma;m, ami is now lvm;
very low with Imt little pros)cct of
recovery. She is a good christian
woman, highly esteemed by her
neighbors, nnl we are sorry to hear
i. i i i ,i i
of her severe sickness nnd wish th nt
enJ in iiy recover.
The: fa I'mers of the country have
shown nmclf wisdom iu the past
two years or- more by" uniting for
the common g(Kl of1 their calliiig,
which' is the main-stay of all indus-
tries, nnd we are tileasod toseethat
not only the progressive mui vidua!
farmers of -this State ha ye la ul ftsldC
factional feidillg and WO united in
the effort to show that the cfrauil
old Volunteer State-is not lhind
in any particular. . . . . v: .;
played "Ten Nigh.' in-n.ar-
Room " to a large audieiuio, he
play was well received by thns'e who
worn fortunate enonirh' to hoar it-
The club was r.wtested to 'Wat
i.J..,,,,,.-!..; I,;i.f .1
m. pmj xs,,.wk.
mil iur iiuivi nuapuiii-
clement dunng the jnormng .they
n tunutUo Bi-: S:lWV without iav -
iiig th.nDianee., .-AVeJuiYe
-pi 3 was t li-iiaBUite-ur
Tv-.vforrar-ci-'-lhev e i4'.'Ut,-l4.
If yon want :i good mover, call on Her-
riii c Baicman nnd buy tho Buckeye.
Go 'to Mrs. Fannie Thompson if you
want 11 late stylo hat at. low prices, JSlio
keeps a iull line of lute stvlos. tl
Full stock broan Iiooh $1.
tf IIiiuuiM k Batkv.an,
Young rum, Herrin it Bateman'8 is tho
to get your fine suit.
Best assortment of gents' neckwear i:i
town, r.t Hevrin & BatemanV. tf
Canton Lawns, -1 cents; Kunrbe, o.
f JIk.IUUS & BaTLMAN.
Herrin A Bateman have a nice line of
Florence Patterns, tf
Gallon ITerrin & Bateman and examine
their stock of laces and Vandyke points.
Herrin fi Bateman is the place to buy
vour window curtains. tf
Fair-View I'laidw, (Went.
tf IIkiuu.n" it Bati::.;an-.
Examine the Brill Hhoes, at Herrin Sc.
Camden Bank and Trust Company
The Camden Bank and Trait Company
supplies a long-felt want for the' people
of Benton County.- The company is com'
wsuii ui suuw in our uesi mianciai citi
1 ..jp ,.r i .. t. i .: .1
7iiiq !in(l 71 ion Tha ntntnl fir
t,..e bank is amply wflicient to meet ail
demands. We bespeak for it the pat
iouage of the puUlic See advertisement
in tliis issue.
S. L. Peeler, esq.-
Fee law card of Ht -L. . Pooler, ' esq., .in
this issue. Mr. 1'eeler s a welh informed
and euergetit young rmiii, and by elosc
replication to business '-merits a liberal
share of patronage.: ..'lie v.'Ul practice he-
fore the courts of this and adjoining eoun-
ties, and will give lc( ial pi.tentiou to
collections. All business entrusted to
his tare will receive prompt attention
E. 0. George, esq.
K. 0. George, es., lias his law card
in this issue Mr. Ge,ru'e is vonnsr in
years, but well read in hiw, .m.lwill
practice in the courts of Benton and ad
joining counties and in tho Supreme
r i . f m it . mi t
Ififli - kil n fTftiilii'iii t, Tl li bnwju t luc urn.
f io j v.it; ,,,)1!11tlv t,ltelu toa,
business entrusted' to him. .Collections
Tom H. Bateman.
Tom. II. Bateman, furniture dealer, has
a full stock of furniture of nil kinds wnd
always glad to show his goods. He buy
large quantmes ami gets tne nest r.t
bargains,, nnd nells es low a,s the lowest,
rinuir1i,rmir tlu nn:il!K' nriil finiKli TIo
s ,,reiared to siu.plv the trade of I'.enton
want furniture, go to J om li. Jatoniun. :
ment in tlnn xme. Jir. Ih.m.p.ou !3 a
livo husineKH ma'i, and knows the value
f . ,
sooci0(i stJck of general merehandie
which he offers at reduced prices, lie
1ms been in business here fur a number
of J'ears u k,,0NVS iK8t v,1,at th0 nmvM
demand?, and can suit the taste of any
A ... i ,
one as i'J quiiniy oi gouus huh prices. it!
Lure to call and examine his stuck before
Hor'rln & Bateman.
We c;in tll0 attention of the public to
the large ui'eJV.aiitUc('Ko?jc of Herrin fx.
Batenian, thU city.;" :This firm is go well
n.1 favorably known for its Uunch reli-
toHupplyt!iedemaiilsof thetrade. They
keep a full fine ol pmeial nierchaiidise,
and their HtVck is veil selected and they
Uell'ai 'thd' West market price. Those
poods u, tl, h..e would do well
' " a ...
est in the selection of my party candidates,
but in the Kolection of a candidate for
Congreesnian )6 represent lUU diU- in
foe liftythird Conref-s, I feel diluted
enouIlh to speak a kind work to &4 pub
j,c tllVOUgll tlu OOlUUlIH Of VOUr papOT
for Capt. It. W, Ayres."
j 1 h'ave known Captain Ayres for nearly
ty years, ami mtunatoly Uunn-most
tian jrenlleimi-:-!, mid a man of irood iniel-
j;ACUct. He served in the war of the r'e-
hclliuii. -ind wa "1 jioldi.'r, lfcs a
Cf r in Jni J (trcit
TOM. ZEE. B-A.TIC2j;IT
is i;ku.ivi;; .
Furniture, Buggies, Carts, Trunks, Clocks,
STOVES, WALL-PA IT, JI,
(live him u cull.
? iTi 4 rc
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
-NOAM) OP lUlir.OTOISS
J. I. runner,' R. F. Hatlov, AV.
W. tl. Hatloy, Simon Nobles, A.
T. C. Itye, If. V. Stigall, D.
J. A. Simpson. P.. F. lum, A. XI. Carnes.
J, II. Farm' r, Presi.lent. II. F. Stijn!!,
Heed ret deposit, makes toons, unit
Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing,
HATS, ('A)'S. ItOO'JS, SHOF.S, A?i)P
South fide Public Stolon, Camden, Jenn.
A'rmntc fnr 5 BUCKBYH MOWERS.
iltHULO 1.U1 ) I
Wo also carry a line
In the race for business, because I liavo
the largest stock of dry goods and no
tions, clress goods, lawns, chailics, Per
sian mulls, China silks and all kinds' of
millinery goods, white goods, and in
fact every ihing desirable ,hi ladies'
goods. A fine line bi shoes and boots,
clothing, hats iand , cabst and straw--goods
of all kind. Also tliSMiW Home
and other sewing niachinelnitiire, y
etc. Give me a call my prices ar6 -nif .
low as the lowest. ''v';.-';;
JERRY THOMPSON, ;
SOI TJIKJSI VOli Xi:it
true Democrat an "upper-cafe" Demo
crat as tho Nashville- American would
tjay. The interest of the party ami tit 3
pjihlie would be safe hi liiw hands.
,tAs he is a farmer and, Las 'mixed and
s-ianmingled with the farmers extensively
It knows their wants and need?, and
u'ouhl be true to their iuteres-ts m tlie
Mills o' ongreBS. He is a fine, l.mld
icaker, and good ruasoner, and is not
ifraid to try his metal with ;;r. op.pon-jnt.
Ui a canvass be would promulgate g xxl
Democratic doctrine fii;d, as ho is a lare
man menially und physically, he would
l down heavily on the central king ar.d
.rvn'upt Eeptibliean party.
.Send him to Congress and ho would
'jj' true tr his paity, his coctitrj, and hi?
.Camden, April 25, tSW).
From Big Sandy.
5 Mrs. T. II. Tayloe is visiting friends at
McKenzie this week.
Deputy Sh.eriirFlou'erffi.amo down last
week and pulled several of our beys.
P.ovk, yon had better be careful.
We are always glad to have him with us.
' The second quarterly meeting of the
3ig !;uidy district will be held at Crooked
.Vek Church Wednesday and Thursday
: Master Newt. Biwles caught a trout last
Friday afternoon that tipped the scales at
2 pounds. Trot out your boy of tl vevars
th:.t can Wat it.
The writer, in company with. Messrs.
1. B. Bowles, Dr. Alsup, Frank l'ierce,
pY. 1,. Morris, and Chailie Morrison went
nshiug Monday night. A bout; .50. pounds
'f the linny triho were capt'orcv'".
...Manager V. L. Morris of the Big Sandy
Dram.itic Club, went to Camden Monday
to perfeci-arrangenienta at that place for
the present.'..'. iiu of "Te Nights in a Bar
Uoom." The cKb has met with brilliant
! access in.two penVmaneesat Big fc'andy,
i.nd we feel sure tlut Camden will give
theui a good house, '
tm.dv, Ter.n., Ap-i l'"1.
'West side Court Sipia-re, Caindeii, Tcun.
I:. Xc.n,a:v, Abx. Adarj.s,
J. Farmer. A. (!. McKae,
M. Fanner, Jf. A. llatlev.
Vico Piesnleiit. A. C. MoPae. OaMhier,
docs a jr?ev(rf bank In if bnsi iters,
u'tnii collet:! Ions. : tf.
W ItlMl.T. KlinifQ-
of Staplp Groceries.1
SOlUJiE. VAMDHX, 27iX.V; "
DR. Ji. Ji. Ill A VIS,
PHYSICIAN AND 0B5TETB!CiA&,i-f'
('Fi-:.' ;: at .i. k. Ton vs' t'iru stcrk .
C:ni!i.li'ii, Ti:ii. ' :- '
S. L. l'IWU:ii,'r -V'"
attorney at Law, ;
SiniOivr't cii :!".- f I'nhiic S!iur:
Will y r'''(:fiil il1.!'Ul!!l to lusil'.."s. f-iiv.
tnisic'i t.; tny euro.' Citin:!iiiis h sinHtiH.,' '
AIsinstin;iRTtg'iil lil- Kiioxsilk- alii) otfit-
E. O. CIZOUGE,
Attorney at Law.
Will t !:irl,-H-i tla- !ri r,l! t'-ic comts r.t JV.-K--.-.
ton and aiijuiiiiii'r mnciii's ai.rt m !. SUiHMU'.': i '
oMltol 'l Ltil:eh.si l'.. ftM-.iiil iJti'lllioii given
liftlons. 1 :1. - ,
The Library Association.
The enthusiasm wnnife:
the library asso--i;ttioii continues.-;
ural'atei'l, end tho. association ha.
been an HHhiiml Diet'-frinr the ino- ,
nicnt Vr d'ssor 'Main ton iind Cnr,v
ford first .;itatnJ."th. RVtl)joct;'r . - -
Tlie nieml iT.-;:;Tjf;tV;tv in limited,
to $1 and nt a f.;.iall outlay--now '.
that bo 'Iv can be bought nf greatly,
reduced pries the membcw o
the asfcoeiatioi are enabled to-b;-'
i:o;ne familiar with the cor.b'r.t.s of
all the standard publtcatious gc-'-rv-in;jj
the. double purpose of jnvprov
inx; 1h'?vi'iind ..nd enlarging tlcy
We hiuv.v of no more lohdabl
ambition for elf-cuUure. by cut
youi'.g pt'ople tliau ;i noeial evening
now and then far tonvorsatior.,
bused (Ui their it udino;'; theii th-j
guiuiii Vren.ltVi f thought nnd lr -
. tereft wonhl hi (.nbm.c'.'d ;rth.
1 .-i'ind-t'H'V . ' -.
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