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CAMDEN, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2!), IS'IO.
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J. H. 1IERKIN..
HERRIN & MANNON,
A FULL LINE OF
Toilet firticlet, Perfume?;, Soaps, DPBflists' Sundries,
East side public square, CAMDEN, TENN.
pkusciuptmns cakkkit.lv AM) accukatkly
COMPOUNDED AT ALL HOURS.
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
-BOARD OF DIRECTORS-
J. II. FARMEll.
V. (1. HAT LEY.
T. C. LVE.
15. F. HAT LEY.
A. J. FAKMEIl.
D. M. FAUMEK.
A. C. McIUE.
M. A. IIATLEY.
J..U. FAUMEK, President.
F. ROSS. A. U. GAltNES.
11. ICSTIOALL, Vice-Preshlcnt. A. G. McllAE, Cashier.
Dry Goods and Notions.
PEiuurs the attempt to keep
spirituous liquors out of the Seii-
ii. w. mannon. ate wing ot tlie caonol was sug
gested by Mr; Hoar's recent in
If the New England bulldozers
can coerce tho West find keep it
coerced, they cau pass their force
bill and run tho country to suit
themselves. But they can not do
I it otherwise. St. Louis Republic.
The river and harbor bill has
passed the Senate with more liberal
appropriations for internal im
provements than any previous bill.
But there may not be money enough
in the Treasury to enable all the
work to be done that the bill pro
vides for. .National Democrat.
The hand of the Lord is surely
turned against the wickedness of
the day. This has been a year of
floods, cyclones, storms, tornadoes,
fires frost, railroad wrecks, marine
disaster, strikes, and worso than all,
the year of Reed's Congress.
Clarksville Tobacco Leaf-Chron
Titere are one million more in.
telligent white voters in the Dem
ocratic party than there are in tho
Republican party. Can there be
any doubt as to which party will
prevail in this country whenever
the so-called war issues shall bo
lieceives deposits, makes loans, and does a general banking business, finally buried ? National Demo-
Protnpt attention given collections. 1 : tf. crat.
Uncle Benjamin Butler lifted
up his voice for more pensions at
the Grand Army meeting in Bos
ton. Uncle Benjamin has all the
cheerful confidence of a warrior
who honestly believes that he can
thrash the life out of tho biggest
surplus the country ever saw.
We do not know whether Mr.
Quay and Mr. Edmunds are indif
ferent to the fate of the election
bill. We do know, however, that
treachery to either tho tariff or the
election bill would mean the polit
ical death or every Republican Sen
ator who lent his assistance to such
a scandalous procedure. Albany
(N. Y.) Evening Journal.
One of the most disheartening
things for Republicans in the pres
ent Senate tariff discussion and ag
itation is the fact that tho Demo
crats present a solid and unbroken
front for tariff roform against, ihp
We also carry a line of Staple Groceries. ar tariff ideas of the majority.
w. j i mi Remibheans have tried m va
rious ways to break the lines, but
in every case have failed. Muske
If the bayonet bill is dead it has
b?en kicked to death. People of
all parties, northerners and west
erners, as well as southerners, have
kicked agaiust it, and have already
shown by their kicking that it is
the will ot the American people
that progress toward national unity
and harmony shall not be inter
rupted to carry out national ends.
New York Times.
TnE deliberation of the Knights
and the Brotherhoods is wise. It
I is a very serious, matt er to tie up a
great railroad system. Ihcy will
need to demonstrate to the country
the absolute necessity of a general
strike m defense of the right ot la.
I bor to organize and unite for self.
preservation in order to secure the
public sympathy essential to sue
cess. New York World.
The Nt.tional Farmers Con;
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Clothing, Hats and Caps,
BOOTS and SHOES,
and General Merchandise.
SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, CAM DEM, TENNESSEE;
W. Brill Shoes.
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KKSFFCT. YOU AliK INVITED TO CAU. AND EXAMI?
MAIL OKDEIiS. (ilVKN PUOMPT ATT NTION. WK IT
FIRST-CLASS IN EVEUV
E I'OH KSTI-
convened at Council Bluff, Iowa,
The official elect ion returns in
Alabama show a Democratic ma
jority of !!5,000.
Ex-Congressman Horace F. Page
of California, died suddenly at San
r rancisco last Saturday.
The investigating committee has
begun its work in the pension bu
reau at Wr.shington City.
Ground was broken Saturday at
Crossville, Tenn., for the Genesis
and Obed River Railroad.
The Republicans of Arkansas are
demoralized over the wholesale
nomination of negroes for office.
W ell-known residents of Wash
ington City have petitioned Con
gress to pass the international copy
Pennsylvania shows the largest
actual gain in population, according
to the census returns, of any State
in the Union.
George Early and Bird Woods,
colored, wore hanged at Rocky
Point, Iranklm County, va., last
Friday for arson.
Thomas Aslin, who resided in
Gibson County, Tenn., dropped
dead while out in his yard mowing
grass last Friday.
A new flouring mill for Nash
ville, Tenn., with a 1000-barrel ca
pacity and 100,000 capital stock
has been chartered.
The California Democrats have
nominated Mayor Ponds, of San
Francisco, as their standard-bearer
in the gubernatorial contest.
Secretary Noble has instructed
the Commissioner of Pensions to
make special all claims for pensions
by parties living in Oklahoma.
William Astor has brought suit
in the circuit court at Memphis,
Tenn., against John Strehl for
000 for enticing his wife away from
The special agent sent to Okla
homa by Secretary Noble has re
turned and make his report. H
confirms the stones of destitution
John Insly, for two terms treas
urer of Jackson County, Kan., and
cashier of the Oskaloosa National
Bank, committed suicide last Sat
San Antonio, Tex., has a number
of cases of small-pox. lhe out
break was very sudden. Steps wer
immediately taken to prevent its
City clerk W. K. Harvey, of Con
cordia, Ivans., lias left tor parts un
known. An examination ot ms
books shows him to be a heavy de
Tho board of trade at Jackson
Tenn., is in correspondence with a
largo paper company relative to the
establishment of a paper mill at
Many settlers in the Big Bend
Wash., country have been driven
away by the ravages of squirrels
that swarm in countless numbers
in that region.
Jim Davis, colored, held up an
other negro at Jackson, Tenn., on
Saturday night last and r.t the muz
?.le of a pistol robbed him of 82
all he had. Davis skipped.
The British steamer Montmore,
arrived at Plymouth, Mass., Sun
has been robbed of
$0,000 by bookkeeper George. Wil
liam Curtis. Curtis fled, but was
captured and has made a confes
sion. A fire broke out in the store of
tho Wright Paint & Oil Company,
at Memphis, Tenn., last Friday
afternoon, damaging the bmldm
1,500 and totally destroy.
worth of stock.
Tho famous libel suit of William
Dudley against tho New York
Times for publishing the " blocks
of five " letter during the late Pres
idential campaign has been discon
tinued by Dudley.
The British war ship Buzzard
arrived at Halifax, N. B., Sunday.
rom Jamaica with yellow fever on
board. There were nineteen cases
on board at one time, and one of
the victims died at Port Royal and
was buried there.
Mississippi negroes are mani
festing a desire to emigrate to Ok-
ahoma. Great excitement exists
among the ignorant classes,-and a
committee lias been appointed to
go out to Oklahoma and report the ,
)rospects or that country.
The Grand Army of the Repub-
ic while in session at Boston, Mass.,
ecently passed a resolution re-
pesting Congress to pass a law
prohibiting, under penalty, oi se-
ere punishment, the treasuring or
display of Confederate flags.
Chicago now ranks as the sec
ond city in population in the Uni-
ed States, the official count of the
census bureau shows her popula
tion to be 1,098,586, an increase of
59o,391 in ten years, and an excess
of 53,082 over Philadelphia.
,Frank M. Allen, receiving and
paying teller of the Capital City
Bank, of Nashville, lenn., is short
in his accounts to the amount of
$40,000. He speculated in stocks.
le is under arrest, bat his relatives
will probably make the deficit good.
Will Bryant and Will Britton,
of Denmark, Tenn., both colored,
became involved in a quarrell over
a pair of suspenders last week, and
tho latter struck tho former with a
stick producing injuries which
caused his death. Bryant is r large.
' J ohn Tinsley, a colored man who
remembers AVashington and know
Hancock and Hopkins two of the
signers of tho .Declaration of In
dependence, lives in Toronto, Out.,
at tho age ot one hundred and
seven years. He formerly lived at
Richmond, Va. '
Officers Gaston and Mullins, at
Jackson, Tenn., raided a big crap
game last Saturday night and cap
tured twelve players, about thirty
escaping. They stampeded like a
Iroveof I cxas cattle, going through
doors, windows, and every possible
avenue of escape.
Last week while three little ne
n'o children were at play on a pilt
of lumber, in the lumber yard of
V . B. Eartham fc Co., at Murfrees
boro, Tenn., four pieces of lumber
weighing 900 pounds were thrown
on them breaking a leg each of two
WILL BE SENT
Ito any addressjhree months
GIVE IT xV THREt MONTHS TRIAL!
The magnitude of flu
plated strike among the railroad
employes in the North and East,
the consequent cessation of busi
ness in many departments of trade,
tho great financial losses resulting
to the railroad corporations, and
the sun ermg caused in the fami
lies of the laboring classes are sad
commentaries on our boasted nine-
j teenth century civilization.
If Kansas is to flop over to " tar
iff reform," let's do it decently anirl
bravely. Let's not pretend that in
going in for general tariff reduc
tion wi are just where we have
been for the past two years, for ev
erybody knows better. ' Let s ac
knowledge frankly that all our 1S88
talk about the tariff not being a tax
was all humbuggery, and the Dem
ocratic Arguments we ridiculed so
I much wero all right. Emporia
( Kans. ) R ppubl icau.
la v on hre. Several steam-tenoer
nromotly went to the rescue anc
the fire was soon undo:' control.
Willis Alexander, colored, acei
seventeen, was limbed at Baton
Rouge, La., Saturday. Alexander
was accused of having sit tempted to
rape an eleven-year-old white gir
The Tennessee Normal Univer
sity is the name favorably men
tioned for the school to Im estab
lished at Paris, Tenn. About $23,
000 will be raised for that purpose.
Little Rock, Ark., is to be aban
doned as a military post, and the
United States troops removed to
Fort Sill and Fort Supply, by or
ders of Brigadier General Merritt.
Judge Lilly's court, being held
in a tent in Perry County, Ky., has
already resulted in two hundred in
dictments, many of them being for
murder. He is- still guarded by
the State miutia.
of them and injuring the other in
ternally. Captain Gaither, of the company
which is protecting Judge Lilly s
court at Hazard, Perry Counfy,Ky.,
reports that Joe Davidson, a leader
of the French faction in the Evers-loe-French
feud, has been captur
ed. Davidson is tho worst desper
ado of sill, and his capture lias
struck terror into the lawless bands.
Last Sunday was tho seventy
sixth anniversary of the capture of
Washington by the British forces
under command of General Ross,
and Monday tho day was celebra
ted in that city by a grand demon
stration in honor of the new bridge
recently constructed to take the
place of a much inferior one de
stroyed by the enemy August 2-1,
A disease somewhat similar to
flux is having deadly effect in
Weakly ( -ounty, Tenn. The family
of Dr. H. 3. Shannon, of Sharon,
consisting of seven members were
attacked with the disease, and three
of them have died and the others
are dangerously ill. Dr. Marshall,
a lu'ofessor of a Louisville medical
college says the disease is the re
'salt of eating canned fruits, etc.
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