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A DEMOCRATIC NEWSPAPER.
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(Election li rst Tuesday In November, 1W0.)
JOHN P. BUCHANAN,
of Rutherford County.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1890.
Camden, Tenn,, August 14, 1890.
The Democratic Executive Com
niittee of Benton County is hereby
called to meet at tho court-house
in Camden, on Monday, September
1, 1890, at 1 o'clock, p. m., for the
purpose of transacting important
business. Every member of the
committee is earnestly requested
to be m attendance.
W. F. Harrison,
A. J. Saunders, .
The legislative campaign will soon
be in full blast, and notwithstanding
no announcements have been made
other than thoso already entered,
auditions to tho list are almost cer
tain, and we confidently anticipate
a lively race.
It seems to be the disposition of
the Democracy of the Twenty-sixth
Senatorial District to allow Benton
County her turn in naming the can
didate for state senator, provided
Benton will put forward the right
kind of a man. ,
The average Republican farmer
m Kansas is not cenerallv a hu
uciorist, nor does he, in fact, have
nuclt to make him smile. JNever
thelessr lit? has a joke. It is this:
uWhv can- not Senator Inqalls
have his life insured? Because no
man living can make out his pol
It is openly charged that the trus
tee or Carroll County, Wno is a lie
publican, made out poll tax receipts
and crave them to colored voters in
that county to exhibit at the polls,
and after tho said receipts had
served to allow the holders to vote
they were destroyed no money
t-rer havmer been paid tor them.
THe' Carroll County Democrat
talk v.sry straight to Mr. John
Palmer, the trustee, ami places its
columns at his disposal tor an, ex
"Why can't the Nashville Eeview,
like a nice, respectable corpse, lie
still in its coffin, instead of insist
ing upon Pitting up and talking to
its mourners every little while. We
don't more than tret our handker
chief to our eyes before the relics
are shuffling around, apparently,
very uneasy. Such proceedings on
their part put a dampener on the
festivities of the occasion. Out of
regard for the feelings of its friends,
the Review should lie right down
and compose itself. Such conduct
in a "truly first" weekly is not ex
Autocrat Reed was not satis-
floil with the hitrh-handed manner
in which lie has controlled the
House of Representatives sinco ho
has been speaker of that august
body, so he nttempted to force the
Senate to adopt his methods o
whipping party members into line
to do his behests, but tho Seuate
in Tlain terms invited him to at
tend to his own business. There
is to be no bulldozing allowed in
the Senate; no debate will be cut
sliort on important measures be
fore that body ; but debate will be
conducted in a dignified manner as
becomes the Senate, and tho law
givers of a great and growing nation.
The Congressional Committee.
Tho Democratic Executive Com
mittee for this, the Eighth Con
fessional District, is called to meet
at McKcnzio next Monday.
lhe principal business that will
)o decided by this committee is
he manner in which a Democratic
candidate to represent this district
in the Fifty-second Congress shall
)0 made, whether by convention or
oy primaries, liiis is a very im
portant question that concerns ev
ery voter in the district, and de
serves tho careful consideration of
the committee. "We do not know
how tho committeemen stand on
this question, but the primaries are
recoimizod ns tho onlv satisfactory
way in which the real sentiment of
the majority can be arrived at.
lhero aro three candidates in tho
field : Hon. B. A. Enloe, the pres
ent incumbent, of Jackson ; Col. R.
P. Cole, of Pans ; and Capt. 11. W.
Ayres, of this county, and we are of
the opinion that all the candidates
are committed to the idea of hold
ing primaries. Colonel Cole in a
county convention recently held at
Pans declared that he did not want
the nomination other than by a
primary election. Our county man,
Captaiii Ayres, expresses himself
as decidedly in favor of a primary
election. We have heard no ex
pression from Congressman Enloe,
but as he has heretofore been per
tectly willing to submit his claims
to a primary election, he doubtless
would prefer a re-nomination in
Benton County stands committed
to the primary idea first, last, and
all the time, and in deference to
the well-known sentiment of the
Democracy of this district in favor
of pnmanes, the will of the party
will doubtless prevail and the pn
maries called for not latter than
October 15, next.
mi n A m
lhe tanners or lennessee are
watching with more than ordinary
interest to see what the political
parties and conventions are going
to offer the voters and tax-payers,
Not only will the platforms upon
which candidates run for office be
scrutinized, but the personnel of
the candidates themselves will be
critically weighed, and wroe to the
ones who are found wanting. None
but good men need apply to the
farmer tor his vote.
There ought to be brought to the
minds of every class of thoughtful
citizens the importance of sending
men to enact our laws who will not
vote to cripple the industries of
Tennessee or vote to tax them to
death. Our resources are great.
our people are industrious and f ru
gal; but wo can not expect our re
sources to be successfully devel
oped by exorbitant taxation. Give
us a greater number of thoughtfu
and determined farmers, artisans!
and business men in the halls o
legislation, and we will have better
laws and more bearable taxes. Al
are interested in this particular
farmers, mechanics, artisans, man
ufacturers, and business men. Let
us join in this effort to equalize
National, btate, and county taxes
let us reason, talk, work, and vote
together for better government, and
that, too, at less expense. Delays
At a meeting of the bar practic
ing at Camden at the court-house
August 14, lbUU, to express them
selves of the retiring circuit cour
clerk, "W. C. Benton, and assistant,
R. P. Haley, and the retiringsheritf,
W. H. Rushing, and deputy, E. G.
1 lowers, W. Is. Maiden presidei
and S. L. Peeler acted as secretary.
W. T. Logan, T. C. Rye, and E. 0.
George were appointed a commit
tee on resolutions. The following
resolutions presented by the com
mittce were unanimously adopted
Whereas, Tho most worthy and rclia
ble circuit court clerk, W. C. Benton,
and his assistant, K. 1'. Haley, and W,
II. Hushing, sheriff, and his deputy, E,
G. Flowers, arc about to retire from
Whereas, The members of this bar
deem it meet and proper that they fshoul
give some expression of their apprecia
tion of their work and the admirable
ffiamiev hi which they have diweharged
tho duties and functions of their renpec
tive offices ; therefore, be it
Resolved, That we unanimously boar
testimony of the efficient manner in
w hich they lmve discharged their every
official duty, and tho unusual courtesy
extended by them to the court and the
bai and those having business with
them. As ofheers and as gentlemen
they have ever lx;cu kind, considerate.
Our prices for unnounelns candidal came: For
Congress, fifteen dollars, In advance ; for Stnt
omces, ten uoiiars; lor coimry omees, live dollars'
Tl are authorized to Announce Cai-t. It. W.
t ..i i. .. (.(. I.' i.'i". in I in; i.iftiu li
Congressional District In the Fitrv-seeond Con-L-ress
of the 1'nltcd Mutes subject to the will of
ihu Democratic party.
FOR REPRESENT A TI VE.
WE are authorized to Announce Hon. W. P,
MoKRixa Democratic candidate toreprei
sent Benton County in the Forty-seventh General
Assembly of Tennessee. Klection November 4,
WE nre authorized to announce Hon. John
P. Lahiu.ek a candidate torenresent lie.n-
ton County In the Forty-seventh General Assem
bly of Tennessee-stiKtect to the will of the bem-
ocratlc party. Klection November 4, IS'ju.
UellaAajj Independent Normal
First Term Opens September I,
BOARD 87 per month. Tuition reasonable,
(rood health, uood society, pood morals.
War divided Into four terms of eleven weeks
each. Students can enter at any time. See cat
alogue, or address principal,
i) . A. ISAISr.lv,
When Baby was sick, we ga?e her CMtoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Caetoria.
When she became Miss, she clang to Cantoris.
When ebe had Children, she gave them Castoria.
" The difference between a monarchy
and our glorious Republic," quoth Cyn
icus, " is here : In a monarchy the crown
is handed down from one generation to
another ; here we pass round the hat."
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attentive, and accommodating. The in
telligence brought to bear by them in
the discharge of the duties of their re
spective offices, has made it pleasant for
the members of the bar -who practice in
the circuit court at this place : be it fur
Eesolved, That we extend to them our
kindest wishes for future happiness, and
prosperity in whatever department in
life they may labor; bo it further
liesolved, That these resolutions be
presented by the chairman of this meet
ing to the circuit court now in session,
and request that the same be spread
upon the minutes, and that a copy be
presented to the Camden Chronicle
with the request that the samo be pub
lished. W. T. Logan,
Tom C. Rye,
E. O. George.
On motion to adopt the above resolu
tions, short speeches were made by the
members of the bar voicing the senti
ment of the samo. The meeting then
W. F. Maiden,
S. L. Peeler, Chairman.
John Farmer recently killed 3
hne turkeys near this place.
Tho protracted meetings at Sul
phur Creek commence Sunday.
We regret to state that Jefferson
Lowry is lying very low from bib
liou8 fever ; also Mrs. Becky Man.
non is suffering from erysipelas.
In felling a tree last week, II. L,
Lindsey neglected to get beyond
its reach and received some very
painim wounas trom the descend.
Two weddings took place in this
neighborhood bunday: Miss Lil
lie Farmer was married to John
Hartley, and Miss Sallie McDanie
was married to R. S. Collier.
While cutting hay tho other day
1. JN. (iarncr discovered a white
chicken with a covey of quails. It
was captured and (riven to his little
five-year-old daughter to take home
as a curiosity, but before reaching
homo the child let the chicken es
According to the last census the
population of Huntingdon is 1,233
Decaturville. 383: Savannah. 1.018
Lexington, 626; Paris, 2,002; Erin
5U3: Waver! v. 800; Dover. 1.181
Centerville, 549; Furdy, 235; Liiv
den, 6ol; Clarksville, 4,5of; Char
Thousands of emigrants beyond
the Ohio River will set their faces
toward the South. Last season
they came by families, small par
ties, and by the hundreds, but this
fall it will be by the thousands that
they fill the cars of southern bound
The census returns so far give
a population of one million, eight
hundred . thousand to Tennessee.
This is a gain of two hundred and
forty-eight thousand since 1880.
Drugs, Meilkinz, etc.
3. R. HEHMN.
HERR1N & MANNON,
R06GISTS & CHEMISTS,
Toilet Articles, peprumerj. Soaps, if Droggists' Sundries.
East side public square,
rEIiSClUPTIONS t!AREKULLY AND ACCURATELY COMPOUNDED At ALL HOURS.
Camden gai if
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
3. II. FARMER. B. F.HAl'LEY.
W.G.IIATLEY. SIMON N01JLES.
T.C. RYE. II. F. STIOALL.
J.N.SIMPSON. B.F.ROSS. A. R. OARNES.
J. H. FARMER, TresWent. H. F. STIGALL,
Receives deposits, makes loans, and
DRY GOODS AD iOTIOIS,
Clothing, Hats and Caps,
BOOTS and SHOES,
and General Merchandise.
SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, CAMDEN, TENNESSEE. . )
11 HOllfc fill? $ Buckeye Mowers,
jJlJOlllO jUi I. W. Brill Shoes.
We also carry a line of Staple Groceries.
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CALL ON, OR WRITB TO
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THE WORKMANSHIP AND MATERIAL IS FIRST-CLASS IN EVERY
RESPECT. YOU ARE INVITED TO CALL AND EXAMINE SAMPLES.
MAIL ORDERS GIVEN PROMPT ATTENTION. W1UTK FOK ESTIMATES.
WILL BE SENT
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GIVE IT A THREE
II, W- -MAN NON.
W, n. MEADOW. ALEX. ADAMS.
A. J. FARMER. A. C. McRAE.
D. M. FARMER.. M. A.HATI.KY.
Vice-Presulept, A. C. McltAK, Cashier
docs a general banking business.
given collections. :ti.