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LOCAL AND PERSONAL
According to the last census the
population of Camden is 430.
Capt Ii. P. Colo, of Paris, was a
pleasant Cmionicle caller Mon
day. The Orientals have initiated sev
eral new members into that order
Bom, in this city, Monday, Au
gust 11, to Mr. and Mrs. C. N.' G ill,
The irrepressible drummer, W.
Pu Hooteii, was in the city the first
of the week.
Mr. S. N. Anderson, of Holla
clay, dropped in at The Chronicle
A protracted meeting is in prog
ress at the colored Methodist Epis
A. J. Saunders has returned from
Louisville, Ky., whither he went
to market his sheep.
Several Buchanau clubs are to be
organized 'over 'the county during
this and next month. y '
Hon. Joseph E. Jones, of Dres
den, was in attendance at circuit
court hero this week. 1
The newly electa! county officers
will take charge of their respective
offices September 1, next.
Mrs. George Leslie, of near Hol
laday, was in attendance at circuit
court this week a3 a witness.
Mr. S. S. Clayton, of Bcrtrand,
Mo., is visiting friends and rela
tives in this his" native county.
Mr. James 0. Atchinson, of Cor
bandalc, Tenn., is visiting his moth
er, Mrs. Cora Atchinson, this city.
Mrs. Maxwell-, of near Browns
ville Tenu. is up on a visit to her
daughter, Mrs. J. G. Jones, this
Mr. "William Lashlee, of White
oak, Humphreys County, is visit
ing his uncle, L. 0. Lashlee, this
F. A. McElyca & Sons have mail
a very convenient addition to their
smithy, on the oast side of the pub
Hon. John M. Holladay and his
daughter, Miss Meta, of Holladay,
left Camden for Nashville Tuesday
Messrs. A. N. Lindsey and James
Nobles, of Faxon, honored our sac
turn with their presence while in
The little folks were very pleas
antly entertained Tuesday evening,
at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
G. W. Shelton.
Misses Cora Bogers and Fannie
Wragler, of Huntingdon, were the
guests of Miss Fannie Travis Mon
day and Tuesday.
Harvey and Bunyan Garrett, of
Nashville, have been visiting rela
tives and friends at Camden and
vicinity this week.
The recent rains at this place
were not general, as some portions
of this county have not had rain
for eight or ten weeks.
A brakeman fell from his train
between tMs place and Camden last
Friday, and was seriously hurt
Messrs. W. K. Hicks, D. H. Van
"Puss, and J. W. Barnes, of Big
Sandv. favored The Chronicle
office with a call Monday.
After a lengthy visit to friends
' at Charleston, Mo., and Hickman,
Kv.. Mrs. Laura Hawley and son,
Commodore, returned home Tues-
day afternoon. - ' 11 - V
Mr. J. B. Ilerrin has associated
himself with Dr. H. W. Mannon
in the drug business at this place.
See change of advertisement to the
above effect on fourth page.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Presson, of
Dertrand, Mo., who have been vis
iting relatives and friends in this
county for several weeks, returned
to their Missouri home yesterday.
The Chronicle was one of the
few papers that give full election
returns of their respective coun
ties the day following the election.
The Methodist Episcopal Church
South, at this place, has purchased
a fine Story & Clark organ, and A
J. Saunders a fine Fischer piano,
from D. II. Baldwin fe Co., of Nashville.
Prof. J. A. Baber, principal of
the Holladay Independent Normal
school, of Ilolliday, spent fveral
days in Camden this 'week in the
interest of the above institution of
Homer Parker, of FaxOn, called
at The Chronicle office while in
town Monday. Homer says the
results of last week's election were
greeted with much satisfaction by
During the rain storm which oc
curred hero last Friday night, the
old Hartley building succumbed to
the forces of nature and collapsed,
and filled Main street for some clis
tar.co with the debris.
Mr. Thomas Broughton, of Gar
field, has returned from a visit to
his sister at Bebee, in White Comity
Ark. Ho reports the crop pros
pects in that Stato about on a par
with that of Tennessee.
During the adjournment of his
school at Hall's Valley, on account
of the protracted meeting at that
place, II. Clay Benton is spending
the week at home with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Benton. x
The ladies who have been solicit
ing funds to erect a substantial
fence around the ity cemetery and
otherwise improve the condition of
the same, have enlisted in a noble
work, ami deserve the co-operation
of every citizen of Camden.
W. D. Whcatley, of Memphis,
city solicitor for the Democrat Pub
lishing Co., favored The Chroni
cle office with a call Monday. He
is accompanied by his family, and
will spend the month visiting rela
tives and friends in this county.
Monday was a busy day in Cam
den, but Tuesday the town assumed
a normal state, and with the exeep
tion of the ringing of the court
house bell and the occasional call
by the sheriff for a witness, there
was little evidence that his honor,
Judgo Woods, was holding court,
The following are the marriage
license issued by the county clerk
1 j A T ITT TT i
since our last report: w. . Hart
ley and Margarctt Farmer; W. II
Collier and Sallie McDaniel; J.E
Abbott and II. S. Melton; Thomas
H. Burkett and Mary Ann Bowe;
John D. Shelton and Lizzie Mc
' Tho question of organizing a
brass band at this place is again
being agitated, and we would be
glad to see tho movement tale a
more definite shape, as a good ban
in a town is always a source of
much pleasure, and as musical tal
ent ia not wanting, only a sraal
amount of capital is necessary to
secure instruments, etc.
Prof. J. A. Baber announces in
this issue of The Chronicle tha
the Holladay Independent Norma
school, at Holladay, Tenn., will be
open September 1, next Tuition
reasonable. This school was very
successful last year, and with the
'present faculty wo predict stil
greater success during tho presen
ryear. Write to J. A. Baber, Hoi
Will C. Davis says that we mis
quoted him in the last issue of The
Chronicle when we give him credi
for the statement that " the horse
climbed a tree in the vain endeavor
to extricate himself from tho uu
dergrowth." By request we cheer
fully correct the error, and state
that tho horse climbed the tree in
the vain endeavor to extricate him
self from the buggy!
Divorce then Marriage
It is seldom that we chronicle a
case oE divorce then marriage, it
usually 'being the op.positp mar
riage then divorce; never thless, an
instance of this kind dccufml in
this city Wednesday. Mary Ami
Howe was granted a divorce from
her husband, William Bowe, a few
miuutcs after 12 o'clock Wednes
day, and at about 1 o'clock she
was united in marriage to Thomas
An Enjoyable Occasion.
The ice-cream supper Monday
evening, given by the ladies of the
Methodist Episcopal Church South,
for the benefit of the church, was a
decided success in every particular,
A large crowd turned out, several
from a distance were present, and
the weather being pleasant the oc
casion was an enjoyable one. The
revenue received amounts to about
$40 'over expenses, which will be
applied in furnishing the church.
Circuit Court Proceedings.
Conn.' ! Come to the new drug store-
early date as h Mire wiiy of keeping the
j:trly irtp:ueil for the trickery ami chi
canery of the Republican bosses.
Those who attended the meetings ill
II. W. Mannon's ami get a bottle of
"The New South" for colic, diarrhea, Flatwoods last week, report that ronsid
griping, etc. 10:ly, Liable interest was manifested bv the
The glass filled to the brim at night members of the church, and quite a'I'vi;;;
will fill the hat to the brim in tho morn- number of sinners were brought to Christ,
ing. Yonkcrs Statesman. Since the recent rains many of the,
I told yon (hlvnev drug fHore would farmers are Mowing turnip seeds. Our
keep all the urst-cluss vemodics- Liquid ll,lvl,:e 10 improve every neglocte.l
Cathartic Comnound for the liver and nook and corner by fertilizing ami jdant-
New South for Bunmiercoini)!aint. flO :lv1".I,1,lR1 1,1 ,WU,H HI,d I8 'or tJie
Quite a laro nmiber from Benton
County went to the ydj luir Wells in
Henry County last Friday 'tv) t:'.'':c in hn
negro fandango at ihat place, but Whether
thev had a very enjoyable time we did
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in
imagining that thou hast attained it, thou
art a fool. Ben Azia.
It is too much to have to scratch for a
living and for relief also. Hunt's Cure
iimII iii.f IwiKi vrtn in tlwi ffivmiir miciiv Itnl I . .
... ..i ,v j ... ...v, .... . .... , jearn
will sure cure lien, oi it cost you nothing
For bale by II. W. Mannou.
Say, friend; stop taking bo lruiny ills Special i-oiTrspoiiuVnee.
and try Liquid Cathartic Compound. You so kindly published my last letter
Never alliliates with the system. Sold that I am encouraged to write again, and
by II. W. Mannon. 10:lv. tell you something of the leading Texas
We nrediet for Cheatham's Tasteless y Houston. According to tho enu-
Cbill Tonie ah u.mreeedented success, meration recently made by the Govern
From Houston, Texas.
The well-known reputation of its manu
facturers is, of itself, an ainpk? guarantee
of its superior merits.
Summer comoth on apace, and soon will
the granger be eroaged in his annual.
struggle with chills and fever. Takeitime
by the forelock and lay in a supply of
Cheatham's Tasteless Chill Tonic that
'Tlie following 'are the woceed-
ings of tho term of the Benton k".daB U" aaA y T7"
. . , . . i , saie uy u. vv. iuaunou. iwiyi
iWinnr rnrmnt nniirf met p nend I
T1. T O T1T.1. J? T " rv.wv.
.juuge uevi o. uoomh,oi ua- , , Tasteless Chill Tonic will be a
ington, presiding, anil Attorney- Kreat success. It is absolutely free from
General W. T. Logan, of the same all deleterious ingredients; as pleasant
Harve Lindsey, selling whiskey
Mannon. are first-class.
Houston is tlie best cotton market in
A Brass Band. inerouin, excepting JNew uneans, and
tlie enterprising merchants here propopa
meat, there are 27,000 people residing
within the city limits. Theeity directoiy
gives Houston a population of 48,000 peo
ple living within and just outside Iht
There ave tVivtden connecting lincVd'
railroswl in orSeratidahee. 'Dui'alolUvel
is navigahle at all sea,:;or.s 6l tJie'yea-, -bnit
height from Boston, Mass., is dclh'eccS.
at this point by water without chan-jo.
There are three street railway compa
nies, and the car shops of the several rail
roads are located here, also the Rich-
inson's car-wheel 'factory, where the car
wheels are manufactured from native
to the taste as honey; an absolute and Texa8 jron mined at New Birmingham,
never lamng cure lor an niaianai com- in Cherokee County. The water-works.
,,-Hhn.f li fil SWm. All I3' "fcoa o cure vnat more eleclric lights, iiml telep)l0ne facilitie8
"""" coulJ you askY soiu by u. vv. m
Liynch, two cases, carrying pistol,
and offering to sell jistol, acquitted
on account of conviction in a form
er case on the carrying case, the
other nolle prosequied, he agree
ing to pay cost and State and coun
ty tax'; Wesley Pierce, carrying
As so much has been said recently in to make Houston the loading cotton r.ia
regard to a brass band at Camden, I will ket on the continent. Cotton-seed finds a.
make the boys this proposition: If a market here which rivals the markets
they will procure a good set of instru- of the world. There are six immense
ments, I will give them instructions free cotton-seed oil mills here, and employ
istol, acquitted; Jarrett Taylor of charge. Let us have an expression ment is easy to obtain, the Southern
Aid Mary Jane -Gleason, lewdness, from the public on this subject. Pacific Railroad Company alone pays out
niln.l in nnnonr nnd forfeiture of M- McAi'LEY. at uus point eacli montli to shop men ami
f - I r t i no i onrt
UUUU LUltl , JLJlliy IMCl Wit, g'lUllllp,
submitted anil $5 fiire imposed,
ames Melton, Albert Studivau,
We desire thi'ouHi thi't.alt.'irins of Titk
Arch DeBruee, and Lucien Pierce, Ciikoxiclb to express the -gratitude of Tllre are tw0 niasjnificent opera houses
j . 1 i I i j . e l ... i I i
gaming, separate cases; SUUmiX- our Hearts ior vaiuauie assistance reu-
t,pd mul sKi fine imnosed in each lls y our lnulHls at va beaver-
lii i.m . i i . n . . .1
;e ; Sid Aden and Palestine Hos- u ; anu ' -
' ituolii nml inturiiiunt tt nnr ilnr inir it I li
kins, lewdness, nolle prosequied . b 'R , h We realize the faithful old
upon defendant's securing costs and adage, that " a friend'in need is a friend
eo of attorney-general ; John Hos- indeed," anil wherever we may go these
ast term and
installments at present term ; W.
F. Harrison, administrator of es
tate of Lucy Tinker, versus J. M,
Holladay, executor estate of J. Pt
Matthews, continued trial set for
A Card of Thanks.
laborers over $100,000. There are about
one thousand men engaged in work on
our streets, and between four and five
hundred houses are in course of erection.
being erected, lo'be'co.'lcited by i
her 1, next; we have foiir bunks'; yd.uL
while money is never scarce, It docs not
" grow on bushes."
We have many kinds of people here,
but so far we have failed to discover one
in the great State of Texas with horns.
in" pistol fined $50 at kindnesses will ever be remembered by On the contrary, the people of Texas are
i n'. , -, us with thankful hearts. educated and refined, and are more enter-
ud secured m tour equal L L. Stkm risil , than the le of d olJ JUn.
Fva, Aug. 13, 18'JO.
M. E. Stem.
prising than the people of good -
ton, for the writer is a native L'ontonian.
I have met several of the Benton County
boys in Texas. All of them a e nhv.?k
with this country, and the majority ai'-b
John Barllette is at Columbia; Travis
Davidson is a successful attorney at At
lanta; while the energetic and irrepress
ible J. J. Wyly is attending Hill's husi-
There is some sickness a-niong oury-ao'
learing second day of pext term; pie, mostly chills
Mnrxr A TWn vor AV Hniii U. W. Waiter retuineJ iiur.i a visit at
TWo far iliwirfrt. o"pnnr-l Tree Saturday.
i i t i J- N Walker, of near Chasevllle, is ncss c6l lege at Dallas
ti 1 I immDr TniftTno vnvcnc ...... 13
" ' " " , ' , lwrc tins week on tmsmess. in Burnett, 1 met John K. Bullock
h. U. b lowers, judgment tor de- We liVVe a!1 interesting siirging at this j0i,n RushiiiL' is a nrosnerons hirm.T of
fendant tor Jfclll'J.l? ; L. 1. lliomp- place, conducted by h. iarrar, of Lox. County. In this citv resides W. J
soil versus Wilson, Ward & Co., Mrs. Prince who has been visiting rcl- Shelton and T. N. Grahair. Tbc".ifJ
compromised, each assuming equal atm's nd Incluls "ere- rt'lurnea imm Bwtlwan is a prominent attorney hdi'e,
j.- , t . T T IntimoFvor Sunday. and a man that old Benton can justly feel
portion of cost ; L , J. La timer v ei- T 3 Uwry went t0 I()UoW Uo(;k Sun. Ho Lm
bus Charles A eddlesteadt, contm- day, tosee his sister, Mrs. S. V. Miuzull, ttt Houston, havinn previously resided t
ued; J. 11. Wiseman versus U. JV. who is very sick. Franklin, in Robertson County, Tex.,
Wyly, continued on account of ab- W H ham atkms, ot i lenry county, u iH!ro i,e ims a reputation second to none,
sence of plaintiff; Rachel AVynn ViBHtu ,u Ullt ,Mlu:u IUHl UIB SULBl as tlie 'ouowing clipping fromaFrank-
tit xr' 4U; . ofT J.Lowryandf:imib. lin paper of recent date will show :
VUIbllB AUIWV5B IIJIUI, iR.UUUU lux ... . , . . , t W(..lk on.l
'.'- T V ,.f 11,...
T S 1 l'i' I "v,.... v. , i.j. uiuiiaiu, w IIUUHIDJI, was
divorce, dismissed by petitioner Howinr turnip seed is the order of the in Franklin several days this week, and
who assumed Cost '; W. Caraway day With our farmers just now. was unanimously chosen as a delegate at
versus 0. 1L. oucunniei, motion w cftlu,,iiITH!Ut v&u Mr. Graham furhlbiof-
condemn land, sale or
W. Smith versus Docie
tition for divorce, continued on ac-
ount of absence of plaintilf ; Hud
son & Caraway versus J. G. Brewer,
dered P. off very quietly. The Democrats are ju- mer services tc the pr.rty ir. .i cor.,
o .,i ' ' bilant, and every one has returned to his and the able manner in wcii c&i
bniltil, pe- accU8tolneJ occ" aUoUi ducted the oilico of county attorney, iit
(two cases), Daniel Beaton, M. A. Rouuiur coiiespondfm'f.
Beaton, and J. G. and J. A. Clem- , a nu,b ou; 1'1'le attended
, . . x . . i revival liicuuiia ui jiiiiiino vyicun
.mt, (all separate cases), motion to , , .
condemn land, sale ordered. M ,L. Beaton, G. W. Baker, and D. H
Court adjourned Thursday morn- Vanlluss have gone to Camden to ht
in" lend circuit couit.
TlmrnT,.l iiirw fnmul ninety, The election here last Thursday passed
. off very quietly, and the general result
imuLuutixB. eniinenty satisfactory to the Demo
The bar practicing betoro tno crutg
court drew up resolutions com- Luther Van Huss and Walter Davis
mendatory to the retiring clerk, went to McKae's Chapel yesterday to at
W fl Tli n,l cbnn'fF AV. TT. tend the meetings of tho Methodist Jinis
Tl t J UVAA) AAVJ.LK II
Bushing; The resolutions have
been handed in for publica tion, but
too late for our present issue.
Sunday School reward cants for
sale at The Chronicle office. Call
and Hoe kamph'S.
Now is the time for the farmers to pre-
can always be relied upon as a Democrat
and as a lawyer, anl we predict for him
success in Houston, where he has but re
cently located, and which we regard as
the city t.f cities of the Lone Star .State."
As to politics, we have a general assort
ment of all the several creeds. Jlost
notably are the Prohibitionists, Woman's
Rights, Greonbackers, Republicans, and
Democrats. Of the last mentioned, the
woods, streets, and prairies are tilled
with them in numbers equal to the mule
eared rabbits. Then we have a few peo
ple here just like your own B. F. David
son, who declare they are Democrats, yet
they refuse to shade themselves under a
Democratic camp, l'oliticai scientists,
who have endeavored to diagnose their
case, are baflled, and wo have decided
that such men re worse tl at. thos? n-H
would foioe uKn an tr.e t!T?relwtun
pare their fallow laudator Wheat. lUhel iav faij ror "HttXlt (, a i,t.tu.r n.une for
cess in harvest.
llie Ih-mocrais oi kij; tftuiuy iuu uiiu-i .
armors prepare their lands well before such political agitators, we call thcnl
towing wheat, they will be sure of sue- ' non-partisan " in Texas, which, being
. , , mtcnireted, means: " The worst enemies
of our common country.
ing of orgaliiintr u;liaUuU vht'n tu uu i A"'.".:t S