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THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.
raluu, ltMMtr.innm mol 1 tn.itlon-
Ifiumly O.'Iivh i! by fcml.
Tho physical ;-!M-.-si,.!! winch t-liowii-Wills
t".niloy to nriTiji.s(, their psa-ns re
quireim tits, oVl-cx-v u,nl emotions, 'im
precisely RimitiU' i.niiim's. ohaorvosn write,
m Forest and S'.iv;,;n. They currM wit,
thiirliH una limi.s, kIiuw lv-ei.h,,, t b
laciul distortion, biles and kicita, nnd fcu'i
by u tremor; tlu-y leap wit h jov, loll with
thirst, lnj,' with futk'uo, and iV.ta. Ic for re
veiiKO und ropriHu). Even lishest, with tin ii
poordelleient bodies, uro able to niauifes
many mental ope-fittions iu ,v manner Intel
lig'iblo to man i,s x'dl Iw to eaoh other
Therein no end to nut ht-ii icuttid instance
of animal sa;:ueity; . indihitiiigr promoditc
tion, phm, purpo e, son .dot duty, prudouet
gratitude, method, judgment. Animals
memorize. They cherish malice, they dream
in their sleep, they can count, they havo a
sense of injustice, a consciousness of error,
ami notions of forgiveness mid reparation.
I havo seen a brute of a man requite the
clumsy caress of his horse by a thumping
blov on the nose. His supremo intelligence
did not comprehend the animal's notion,
forsooth. Now some men got vexed if they
are not readily understood. Did tho horse
show temper this m blc animal whom Job
represents a imbued with tho spirit of tho
tempest? Did ho even resent the on travel
Sot by retaliation, although ho plainly Indi
cated his keen sense of this indignity.
AVhai may wo suppose his emotions to have
been at treatment so regardless and unpro
voked! Yet bo presently forgave all. Do
not say that ho forgot, for at ad times
afterward he shrunk with apprehension
when his master approached. Oh I tho gon
tleness, forbearance and long-suffering of
brutes, who ofttimes gnevo in silenco
speechless and unable' to utter protest or
Animals meditate. Dogs havo boon seen
to sit in a lit of abstraction, so that no ono
could en'-.ii ;o their attention, and presently
start off with an impetus which showed
there was a mental impulse behind it. That
"was a keen snso of finesse displayed by
tho Newfoundland dog at a seaside resort
when he pushed littlo children off tho pier
so that he could jump in magnanimously
to tho rescue, and thereby obtain tho re
ward of a handful of candy which ho an
ticipated the grateful parents would be
itow. lie repeated the trick so often that
ho fell into suspicion and disgraco, but his
method showed not only a conception of tho
efficacy of a virtuous act and its logical
recompense, but tho advautago of decep
tion when successfully practiced. A crow
which I know of shammed hunger habitu
ally, so as to obtain more food, which "io
invariably carried oil and bid in a wall, and
then camo back for more. In this way he
accumulated large boards of provender. ' A
aertain Java sparrow was able to distin
guish the click of its master's latch-key in
the hall door from any other person's, and
flew to meet him with demonstrations of
joy as soon as he entered the house. lie
cover made a mistake. A sagacious mas
till always pulled the door-boll when he de
sired to enter. A parrot in New Orleans
seemed to answer questions categorically,
and recognized different persons, calling
them by name. The intelligence of insects
is, perhaps, even more wonderful. Fishes
exhibit remarkable sagacity, which has
been made the theme of wr'.ers for two
How ItUluir Yottnir Lawyer Overwork
'J iK'lr (.i;.it)llo lli'tiiiiN.
Nobody can p, Hsibly havo any Idea how
young lawyers, particularly young lawyers
in tho city court!., overwork their brains,
unless In? goes to the cross-examination of
n witness by nyoumr member of the bar.
It is worth paying u.haihMoii to bear.
The witness, wiys tint Detroit Commercial
Advertiser, lias given in his l 'stiine.ny, and
is turned over like a lamb to the .laugiUer,
or a rabbit, to tho tender mercies of an una
coiula. There is hushed stillness as tho
uiiaeonda prepares to throw its voluminous
folds around tho trembling victim, crush
its bones, and then swallow the shapeless
mass. It is perfectly awful. Tho brow bo
comes corrugated with deep thought; the
glittering t-yo is bent on the guilty wretch
of n wit ncss who seems conscious of his ap
proaching doom. Slowly and solemnly, like
the. supremo head of the church promul
gating officially Homo entirely now dogma,
tho words reverberating like minute guns
at sea, the coming Jllackstone says:
"Did you not swear on your direct
examination' that your namo was
Tho witness said ho did.
Then tho lawver buries his massive brow
in his hands and thinks, and thinks. Sud
denly running his lingers through his hair,
helixes his glittering orbs as if they could
see tho buckle on tho back of the witness's
vest, and asks:
"Now, sir, 1 will ask you on your oath to
tell this court and jury, without any hem
ming or hawing, giving a categorical an
swer to a categorical question I ask you
now whether your name is not Peter
Snooks instead of Peto Snook9, as you
swore it was a moment ago!"
Witness "My name"
"Halt! May it pleaso your honor, tho
witness is t rifling with this court and jury.
He is evidently trying to lug in hearsay ev
idence. According to second Groenleaf,
"Tho witness will proceed," said the
"Your honor, during tho whole course of
my long and extensive practice"
"The witness will proceed."
"Your honor will please note my excep
tion. I intend that tho Supreme Court shall
pass on this case."
"Are you a resident of this city!"
"The city of Detroitl"
Then Blackstone, Jr., walks backward
and forward, his brow as hunky with
thought as an old washboard, rue ana
conda is about to spring again.
"County of Waynel"
"State of Michigan 1"
"Wo rest the ease, may it pieasoyour
And the planets keep right on around the
sun as if nothing had happened.
E A S T ?
IK SO TAK K TIIK
(bniiisvillc mid Nashville Kailroad.)
and vou.w n.i, ish ( AisuiKi) Tiimu oii with
TIIK MAXIMUM OF
T 1 1 1) MAXIMUM OF
TIIK MAXIMUM OF
TIIK MINIMUM OF
S 1' K K D!
COM F( MIT!
en poll i tfusi pipeoi
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
-liOAlll) OF DTHEUTOIiS-
J. II. Farmer,
YV. (r. Hatlev,
T. C. live,
15. P. llatley,
II. F. SUirall,
W. II. Meadow,
A. J. Farmer.
I). M. Farmer,
A. C. Mcllae,
M. A. llatley,
When buying tickets he sine to ask for and lie
certain thai they read via. Louisville and Nash
('. P. ATMOlfK,
(leneia! Passenger Audit
iiattaiieeja, and St. Louis
Itusiness men, tom-lsts, Tf F.ArTCATTVRTi
emigrants, families. z.
The route to St. bonis and the West, via Cairo.
The best route to West Tennessee and Keiituckv,
Mississippi, Arkansas, and lexas points is via
The best route to points in Mast Tennessee, Vir
ginia, the Caniliiias, Georgia, and Florida is
ISY THIS I.1NU YOU HKlTtiH TIIK
MAXIMUM ,) si,w,,I Si.lft,,y. "".fort,
... .-hui,-iiih ('IUII
NEAT NEW SCHEME.
by Which an Artful Dodger
, Aheud of a ItuiU-oad Company.
As a'New York Sun reporter stood in the
crowd around tho ticket-office in tho Old
Colony depot in Boston just before the train
ieft for the Fall Kiver boat, a woman pushed
Ler way to tho window and said : "A ticket
to New York, please." At the same moment
man hurried up, and, slapping down his
money, called out also "New York." Tho
ticket agent took in one of tho bills, shot out
dm ticket and the change, which the man
hastily scooped up and darted away into tho
crowd. The woman stood waiting for her
ticket, seeing that her money was gone, and
finally ventured to remind the agent that it
was almost time for tho train to start.
"I gave you your ticket and chango," said
"Why," said tho woman, "that's what I
am waiting for. You attended that man bo
fcre you did me, though I got here first."
The woman was positive tho agent had
taken in her money, aud had given hor no
return for it, and tho agent was equally
positive that ho had handled but ono fivo
dollar bill. By this timo tho conversation
grew heated, and tho crowd was threo deep,
raiting for a chanco at the window. Tho
gong was almost sounding, and they grew
restless as tho dialogue grew moro pointed
, At last tho ticket agent observed that tho
woman was crazy, to which sho replied that
perhaps she was, but sho wanted her mopoy
and was going to havo it. Tho niattor was
finally brought to an end by the woman get
ting a ticket shoved out to her.
Tho ticket agent said later that this was
a new dodge, and ho wouldn't be caught that
way again. Tho artful dodger had waited
Lis opportunity to come to tho ticket win
dow just as tho woman stepped up, and
after throwing out his money, to givo her
m impression of two bills lying on the
counter, had jerked his bill back into his
sleeve, seized tho woman's ticket and
tl.angeand niadooff with it, quickly losing
Liiiiself in the crowd. ; v
Au Instrument Which DlHappcars In tho
Most Mysterious Manner.
The apparently fugacious habits of scis
sors have been noticed sinco tho earliest
historic period, according to a writer in
Collier's Once a Week. They disappear
with a celerity and secrecy wholly without
a parallel in the history of lost objects. A
woman is sewing and has a pair of scissors
in her lap. Kho uses them, say twice, and
each time drops them again in her lap. Tho
third timo sho wishes to use them sho can
not find them. Though sho searches her
lap, her dress, her chair and the floor thor
oughly sho can not find the slightest trace
of the missing scissors, and thereafter they
aro never again seen by mortal eyes. Or
let us say that a woman, in. the verv act of
using a pair of scissors, is called from her
work. tShe places tho scissors carefully in
her work-basket, goes out, locking the door
of tho room after her, and returns in ten or
fifteen minutes to find her scissors gone.
What is more rcmarkablo about thodis
appearance of scissors Is that onco having
disappeared they aro never again found
You may lose a tack-ham nier or a comb, but
sooner or later you will find tho missing
article bchuid some piece of furnituro, but
a pair of scissors onco lost aro lost forever.
That thcro is something peculiar in the
disappearance of scissors is virtually ad
mitted by women when they seek to pre
vent the loss of scissors by means of
charms. For a piece of ribbon, which many
women, attach to tho handlo of their scis
sors "to prevent them from being lost,"
must act as a charm, or elsewiso it would
bo valueless. How, in tho namo of science
and common sense, can tho mere fact that
four inches of blue ribbon are tied to the
handlo of a pair of scissors keep them
from being mislaid? In point of fact it does
nothing of tho kind, and in spito of tho
woman's faith in the blue ribbon charm it
is absolutely useless. If, however, wo as
sume that tho origin of this custom was tho
tittaehiug of a bit of witch-hazel to tyo
handlo of a pnir of scissors, wo can under
stand it. The woman of the middle ages
had a vaguo belief that the disappearaneo
of scissors was duo to tho witches, and
therefore called in tho aid of witch-hazel.
Tho modern woman, ignorant of tho pe
culiar eflieaey of witch-hazel, fancies that
any tniug tied to a pair or scissors will
keep them from being lost, and she prefers
ribbon to witch-hazel because it is prettier
and more convenient. .
expense, anxiety, bother,
DON'T F011CET IT !
lie sine to buy your tickets over the
ItsT. O. &g ST. IR'IT.
If you are golus! to Washington, lialliniore, Phil-
ileipnia, JNew i oik, aim hast.
no a i) WA v. i jo vi I'M r:xr,
SlUiVlVE TIIK IlEST.
N. Simpson. 15. F. lloss. A. II. Canies.
J. II. Fanner, President. II. F. Ktigall, ViVe-FrosMont. A. C. McKue, Cashier.
HcriiviH (lcj)osifs, makes toons, and docs a yeneral ban I, in a business.
I'rotnjtt attention liven, votieeiions. 1 : tf.
Hooits and Xotions.
IIEKUI.N & BATEMAN,
DRY GOODS AN
Clothing, Hats and Caps,
and Ceneral Merchandise.
SOUTH SIDE l'VIlLIV SQUAIIE, CAMDEX, TEXyESSEE.
I. W. Brill Shoes.
We also carry a line of Staple Groceries.
Buffet I'tirlor nntl Sleeping Cart
.Model (lav coaches
with lavatory and
The inexperienced traveler need not goainiss;
few chances are nei ossarv, and such as are una
voidable are made m union depots.
Through ears, low rates and quick time.
Call on or address:
,. II. Itoiiissux, Ticket Ajjent, Maxwell House.
W. W. Knox, Ticket Agent, Union Depot.
V,'. L. DAM. lev, (lelier.il I'asseimer Agent.
.1. W. Thomas, (ieneial Manager.
For Neat Job Printing
GO TO THE
CAMDEN CHRONICLE OFFICE,
Drags, Medicines, etc.
Illinois neutral Railroad.
IK VOU AI1H (11MMI
St. Louis, Chicago, Mil
waukee, St. Paul,
or iiny point In the
liort h west, In
sure your tit li
fts read over
Ask agents for it.
IF VOU AltK tioi.vt;
Natchez, New Orleans,
or Southern Texas
Take none other.
II Y MANN ON
FIRST-CLASS DRUG STORE
Pullman CuffetSleeperson all Trains
I'.est Accommodations and Kipiipnients.
Mean Kut HusliutssllUn.
The champion mean man lias been found
in Vermont. A younjr lady went into a
dentist's offleo a few days ao and had her
teeth examined, tho doetor reporting them
badly decayed, but by quite an outlay of
money bo could put them in fjood shape.
Tho young lady departed, staying she would
report to ber husband and call again in n
few days. She did so, and on her second
tali sho was accompanied by her father, tho
latter telling tho dentist to go ahead with
the job and he would pay the bill. Thinking
the dentist mifrht wonder why ho was pay
ing the bill the fat her explained that tho
husband had said bis wifo's teeth decayed
before he married her, and bo was not ,'oii'K
to pay for fixing then up; ber father oufjht
Tito Count Cmt'Iit On.
Miss lliehandutrly (with a siph) "Then
you love me, Count f' Count Custagno (for
Ttntly; '-Leva voul My Ooda, yosa!"
Bobby (under fa;-",.-t1li., Count
(his old commercial instincts overccii 'J
Lim) -Fiva ccnta pint; how inueha you
Nicnllnl antt Atlellna I'attl.
Sig. Nicolini does not sing with h's wife,
nays a Paris letter to tho New York .Trib
une. Ho is her devoted caro-taker. lie
watches to protect her from drafts tho in
Htaut she quits tho stage, watches that sho
does not talk between tho acts after tho
carmine is laid on her lips, keeps intrusivo
bores away, aud is attentive to all those
whom sho wishes to treat as friends. If
her throat is parched ho drops water
down it so that no red paint will bo swal
lowed with it. Ho sees that tho water
which is to wash off tho faco pigments Is
tho right lieat and oversees tho make-up
operations, and all this quietly, affection
ately and without fuss. If Mine. Tatti wero
in tho hands of an old nursti sho could not
be nmro tenderly used. When her grati
tude wells over sho stands up, takes hor
husband by tho hand, and lowers her head,
tho top of which ho kisses, tho faco not be
ing in a state to bo kissed. He does not
strike ono, ho is bo unassuming and un
thcatrical, us being the husband of a star,
or a professional tenor.
iHIS Company owuliu; and operating lines in
lC ten Stales, extend iii; t'n mi Sioux Falls, Dak.,
u;,;' t' New Orleans, I. a. .oilers shippers mid con
signees of freight superior facilities for bus
iness, and reasonable transportation i-hai'Lies.
Issues throii'ili bilMadhi'' and guarantees rates
to ami from all Important points.
To obtain prompt ami quick service, order your
shipments routed via:
For maps, rates, folders, or any other Informa
tion, apply to
A. II. llASst'N, (tcneral Passenger and Ticket
.-V-ieiit, Chicago, III.
A. .1. K N A l'l", Assistant Cciicrul Freight and
Passenger Aticiu, Ateiopms, icnn.
II. Tt i iuat, licncral Freight Agent Northern
Lilies, i hlc.igo, III.
I). It. MoiiKV.lleii.-ral Freight Agent Southern
l.nics, New l liieans, l.a.
T. .1. Ill iir'o.v, Trall'ic Manau'T, Chicago, 111.
M.C. M M: k it a '.i, Assist. nit Traffic Manairer
Chicago, 111. iiidf.
Hoot and Slioemahcr.
J. W. ARNOLD,
Boot & Shoemaker,
E it Side Square, Camden, TViin.
1 am prt pan tl to ilo a.; kin. Is ot ori in mv
line vit!'. neatness anil dispatch. I keep none
lint the very best material, ami my past work
speaks for itsell. llcjiauuig a specialty. 7:ly
THE G AIDES GGROmCLE
-WILL EE SEXT-
TO ANY ADDRESS THREE MONTHS
svf -njHXEs&i ab
GIVE IT A THREE MONTHS TRIAL!
DR. Ii. M. M'AULHY,
OFFK'K (iVF.lt Mt -DAM Kb & FllY'S STOHK
Will hereafter spend the first ami ttiirti weeks
of each month in Camden; tin- second week at
ltlg Sandy; antt the fourth at llollatlay. G.tim.
1)H. It. T. Til AVIS,
OFFK'K AT ,J. K. TOTTY'S DUVC, STOKK,
.. 1.. HAWKINS.
Attorneys at Lav,
(la titd Tenn.
Will practice in ttHthoeomtsof P.cnton Ciiuntv
and the supreme Court Jl lcllllOvSec. Collections
a.specialty. ' ' . 5:ly.
. S. L. TEE LEU,
Attorney at Law,
OFFICK AT TIIK COURT-HOUSE.
Will give careful attention to all business en
trusted to my care. Collections a specialty
Also insurance agent lor Knoxvillo and other
gootl companies. j:iy.
E. O. GEOKGE,
attorney at Law,
Will practice iu all the courts of (teuton ami
adjoining counties and in the Supreme Court of
Tennessee. Special attention given collections.
AT TT 1 ItS OM'iUU