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Knlnijfl has thirf y-two thon.sniul
imiinal benefit associations, with
fnnU fimountiiiK to $55,000,000.
J a pan jjfts from New York every
tar fifty tliorrsand American
whooT-liooks for its public sdiools.
There are about 6-10 milea of
electric railway in the United
S tnteK. Kansas leads with 31 miles.
There are one hundred and ten
different varieties of strawberries
growing in the oxpmmentul gar
dens at the Kansas State Agricnlt
Cnrial reform in England con
templates the prohibition of leaden
and other solidly constructed co
fins. It is proposed to use wicker
work or papier macne receptacles,
Flowers are rented instead of
purchased at "Washington, and a
clever florist recently used the same
flowers at an early afternoon lunch,
at a 5 o'clock tea, and at a card re
caption in the evening.
This is a great age to live in
Immense inventions, wonderful
discoveries, unparalleled laxury,
end efty highways that woald1 dis
grace a third-rater Lack-woods-
(own! Doston Herald.
A woman in Yonkers is, perhaps.
the oldest person- in New York
Stato. Her name is. Mrs. Romin
aski, and she asserts: that she is
one hundred and nine years old.
She lives with her daughter, her
granddaughter; and her great-
The last issue of the American
Newspaper Directory shows tha
XX i?ss man seven nurtured ana
iroietysar.flra; German newspapers
aw published in- the United States
and' Canadai Of tnese ninety-one
wo issued daily.
More bridal couples are said" to
Ji.ave visited Washington the past
spring than ever before. One o:
the hotels makes a present of a
Iwraquet toeaeh bride that enters
its dining-room,, and ife flower bil
this season has been enormous,
The Illinois Agriculture and Ex,
perimcnt Station has reached the
conelusion thai while the yield" of
orchard' grass- is less tliar that of
timothy;, its1 composition and di
gestibility indicate a better quality
of hay for milch cows and growing
The Bum. of $55,000 in gold coin
was.' sent from San Bernardino to
San Francisco by mail ' a few days
days ago as second-olass matter at
1 cent an ounce. An insurance
company took a risk on the coin,
and the bank saved $150 by using
X portable house of paper lately
constructed in Hamburg, for use
as a restaurant, lias .walls with an
inner layer impregnated against
firr and an outer oner against moist
ure. The paper is fixed in readily
connected" frames;. The. dining
room ia 90 feet long.
In Russia' the government has
recently given- permission for the
employment of. women by the rail
way companies. The Transcaspian
Railway Company has engaged
thirty female servants, and women
can become inspectors of. stations,
engine-drivers, "pointsmen," etc.
Stanley says his one aim now is
to get away from the crowds; not
because he does not wish to see
them, but because theyprevent him
from doing any work. He told an
artist at Cannes: "If you' were to
offer mo 1,000 1 could not sit down
and let you sketch me I am too
Practical co-operation among
workingmen is on trial in Los
Angeles, Cal. Fifty laborers have
formed a company and taken
larrc sewer contract from the city,
.The men work tor Lo cents per
hour, for eight hours a day. After
all. expenses are paid the profits of
the contract will be equally divided..
Farm and Garden Notes.
It pnys to feed sheep, not ticks.
Old hens invariably make the
Prune trees early for growth and
ate for f ruit.
All foods for plants must bo solu
le to be available.
Give your fruit trees a good soil.
They can not. feed and thrive on
The farmer who makes his own
ptirk amd beef pays himself for
Prune a little at a time and avoid
the necessity for heavy pruning in
Do your shortening back among
your young trees liefore the buds
begin to start.
If vou. want vour stock to do
their best give them- better shade
than that made by wire fence.
Set out well-tried varieties that
thrive in your section, but do not
try too many varieties of fruit.
It has been demonstrated that
spirits of turpentine is on of the
he&i remedies, for croup m fowls,
More attention ought to be paid
to the teeth of our domestic ani
mals. They ofteu sutler from neg
There are four hundred varieties
of the bean family. No wonder
the average individual "doesn't
Is it wise to neglect to repair the
floors of the stalls until after a val
uable cow or horse has broken a
leg? Mend yours to-day.
Don't breed for quantity but
quality. Better have five birds
good all over than twenty-five good
only in one or two sections.
No better use can be made of the
small potatoes than to cook them
for the hens; smashed, warm and
thicken with, meal, shorts, or bran,
they make a good morning meal
It is invariably from the early
spring pullets that we get the bulk
of our eggs for winter, and the
earlier the better. But be sure to
have a suitable place in. which to
raise tha early pullets.
A fruit tree should never be
propped up to keep the limbs from
breaking down with their load. In
stead, pick off the poorest speci
mens, and don't 6how greed by al
owing the tree to overbear. Thou
sands of trees are ruined in this
In purchasing a swarm of bees
get one early in the spring, that is,
an early swarm, in a good two
story hive -with moveable frames,
You must have a two-story hive for
storing surplus, and a hive without
moveable frames is no better than
A Wonderful Cave.
Prlikceton (Ky.) Ikinner.
One c the greatest curiosities or
freaks of nature, probably, in this
county or in the world, is situated
on the side of a hill about 7 miles
from Princeton, on the land owned
by Esquire Black. The neighbor
hood is thinly settled and it is in a
very rough country. It is an ice
,ve ice forming all the year
round. There seems to be a cold
blast issuing from it all the time
which can be felt on a summer
evening 300 yards from its mouth,
By putting a thermometer in it it
will immediately drop to 30 degrees
as was tried. Take a twig and hold
it near the fissues and the escaping
air will make the leaves quiver very
perceptibly. It has never been
explored, in ract tne neighbors
say it is really dangerous to go near
it as it is infested with rattlesnakes
of enormous size, polecats, erround
hogs, etc. Mr. Adamson, who lives
m about a quarter of a mile of it,
told us that he hadn't been to it in
three years. He has a sulphur
spring on his place near the cav
that is so impregnated with su
phur that it can hardly be drank by
,i i i i i i .
tne oiuesi mineral waier toper.
Hoot and Shoemaker.
J. W. ARNOLD,
Boot & Shoemaker
East Side Square, Cauxten, Tenn.
I am prciwred to do nil kinds of work In niv
line with nvatness and dispatch. I keep none
nut int' very ui-st ninu'riai, huh my pasi wuik
speaks for ieswlf. Kcpairint? a specialty. 7 :Jy.
Loteria de la Beneficencia Publics
State of Za cat eras, Mexico.
A syndicate of ch pitalists htm secured the con
cession lor operating whs
and will exiwid Its husUiess throughout the
United Ktatcs ami British America.
Ilclow will be found a list ot the prlics which
win ne urawu nu
AT. 2ACATKCAS, 3FKXICO,
uivd eoiitiuiieil monthly thereafter.
100,000 T'rcKETS at $10.00: Halves,
$5.00 ; Tenths, $ 1.00; American Cuu-
IIST OF PRIZES.
1 PlUZK OK liiO,) IS 5150,00(1
1 I'MXK OF UkUM) IS 00,000
1 l'KIZK OF 25.0(H) l iir,0)
3 1'KlfcBH OK 10,000 are 30,000
2 1'kizes ok 5,000 are 10,000
5 I'liiZKS ok . 2,000 are-.v.... 10.000
10 1'KizvH ok l.ooo are .. IO.ixh)
ao l'Hi.F.rt ok Wioare. lo.oix)
200 Yvv.ka ok... 20oar.. 40,000
300 I'Kl.KH OK ,. 150 are....,, 45,000
600 1'uizkh or loo are 00,000
no Primes ok $1.10 are $22,500
vi riusuw ok 100 are 15.000
150 1'HIZKH ok.... 50 are 7,500
1W9 Teruiiiial I'kizf.s of. 50 are 4U,i50
Club Rates: 6 Tickets for &50.00.
Special Rates Arranged with Agents.
AGENTS WANTED !j,TO,S.ft!!S
tSUk's aiul British Amerk'H.
The payment of Prize is iniaraiifc'ed liva sne-
till (lenosit Ot FlVB HUNPHKU THOUSAND
Pom. a km with the State irovertimeut. awl ap
proved Uy .Jesus Arechina, governor.
i moving turner uu) personal gupervwion 01
'Ac. Heriuinio Arteaisi. who Is uppoiutctl by the
government as inteventor.
l ceriuy mai wun me buhk i reasurer an ner
ssary unarantee are deposited, assuring full
liiymcut of ull priaes of thfa drawing.
Remittnnees must he either hy New York draft.
express or registered letter, American money.
Collections can he made bv exiess roinpanles or
bunk. Tickets sent direct to iiiaiiageineivt will
lie nam nv unnis on ir iOl'it. it.)ii.rv!. ht.
Paul, Chicago. Sun Francisco, or City of Mexico.
l' ur mrtiier uitonnatKm autiress
J VAX VIED AD, Manager,
Apartudo 43. 3:iy
bverv Democrat Should Head nil
Every Seeker after Political Truth
Should Read It!
We will send the National democrat ami The
Camden Chronicle to any achiiess wltliin the
United States tor fi a vearj i ue pationai nemo
crat one year and The Camden Chronicle six
nmuins tor si.&u. Bunsenpuous 10 ue paiu in
The regular sulserlption price of the Natl(nal
IVnuiemt Is $1.50 per year and it Is well worth it.
It U nnlillsliiail ill the I'ilv of WushlllUton. ail'l
each issue cniituius eight seveivcolumn pages of
reading matter. Send to till oinee lor sanipie
It nintalii.s all tlin VVashillL'tXHl and Natitiual
ft has the endorsement of leading Democmts
ntws: its record of Congressional proceedings
will be full and complete, and it Is In every way
a woi-thv exooncitt of sound Democratic dwtriue.
Siibsc'rilw now and secure these staunch organs
of the party of tlie people.
uau on, or muiress,
8tf. Camden, Tenn.
Ilavine recentlv mirrhased a new f hair and
other ticw articles tending to the comfort of my
jiatrons, l now nave Iwiutles to suave, siuini
imm) and (lo hair ciittintt that are sectMitl to none.
Thanking the public fur pjwt patroiige, ami so-
usiting continuance 01 tne same.
I m, respectfully,
refMy shop Is one door east of the Stigall
House, uive nie a cai. i :iy,
ON SHORT NOTICR
. .- A .r.,.rt r-
Int tnKUIilltl.t, .
( -: i . -r.nn
I vaiiiucn, viiii.
Qomdcn Banli rffpost gompaoii.
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
J. II. Farmer,
W. (. llatloy,
T. C. Rye,
15. F. natley,
II. F. Stigall,
N. Simrwon. EL F
3. II. Farmer, President. II. F. Stigall,
Ilecelres deptwits, makes loans, ami
Prompt attention given collection h. I : tf..
Dry Goods and Notion.
HERRIN & BATEMAN,
MY GOODS AID NOTIONS,
Clothing, Hats and Caps,
BOOTS and SHOES,
SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, CAMDEN, TENNESSEE.
We also carry a line
J. V. THAVIS, President.
C. N. TliAVIS,
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
Real estate bought and sold on com
mission. Taxes and insurance paid,
Titles investigated. Loans negotiated,
and a general Real Estate business
COKRESPONDEN CE SOLICITED.
DR. E. M. SI'AULEY,
OFFICE. OVER McDANIEI. & FItY'S STORE
Will hereafter spend the first and third weeks
of each nuonth in Camden.; the second week at
nig Mnuiy; ana tne tun a at uoiiauay. o.eiu.
DR. 11. B. TRAVIS,
OFFICE AT J. E. TOTTY'S DRUG STORE,
J. A. CLEMENT. I I HAWKINS.
CLEMENT U HAWKINS.
Attorneys at Law,
Camden, Tenn. ,
w nr ttnu'tire In all the courts of T.enton Conntv
ami the suprem court of TeuneKsee. Collections.
a specialty. B:ly.
S. If TEEIaER,
Attorney at Law,
OFFICE AT THE COURT-HOUSE.
Will clve rcuvful attentlou to H busiiies en-
trusteil lo ni care. Colle-tions a specialty
Also Insurance agent for Kuoxiue anl other
E. Q. GEOltGE,
Attorney at Law,
Will practice In all the courts of ronton and
1 al tui in iiu counties and In the Supreme Court of
I leiincssee. .iecial auciiiion given coueciioiis.
W. II. Meadow,
A. J. Farmer.
D. M. Farmer,
A. C. Mcliao, .
M. A. Hatley,;.,
, (James. :
Vice - rresidnt. A. (J. Mcliae, Caaliie:
does a general banking bimiuens.
I. W. Brill Shoes.
of Staple Groceries.
E. O. GHORGK, S.cret,iry.
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE,
.Su1 Tf t!f
The following time cant rJkiws thfr Arrival ot
mail ami express tralnsy at Camden, of the Nash
vilK Chattiinooga, ami St. Louis RIlway. In
ell'cct May 8, 181HJ; .
No. ca.imiil, west,.... n.19 &.m
no. tu, man, cast 4.2j n
No. 63, exprws, west i.43 n.m
No. W, express, east 3.41 a. in
XOU GOING SOUTH?
TOU GOING NORTH?
YOU GOING EAST?
YOU GOING WEST?
IF 80 TAKE THE
(Louisville amt Nashville Xauroad.)
AND YOU WILL UK CARRIED TULKOTjGH WITH
THE MAXIMUM OF 8P E E J)l
THE MAXIMUM OF COMFOKTt
THE MAXIMUM OF SAFETY!
MINIMUM OF RATES I
When Niyfrttf tickets he wire to ftsk for and h
certain that the raul via. tauisrille and Nash
C. I Atmore, ' i .
Ceneral Tussenger Agent
Louisv ille, Ky.
AT tiitq nri?rri7i