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LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Jllilfrn V. P!
Docatur County last week.
Messrs. Lewis & Tolty put their I
Y. new stave factory in operation: last
John P. Morris, o Fulton,. Ky.,
was mingling with his many friends
V ; , Quito a. number from this place
ent to. Rockport "Wednesday to
attend the show.
Mrs. Annie Yarbrouch nnil
children, o Box, Tenn are visit-
mg relatives in Camdon.
XT t t t 1 i a
.. we pumisn aiistol armointnienta
for speaking by the candidates for
Mr.. A. C. MeRae went to Mc
Kenzie, Tonn., yesterday to look
after some business matters.
Capt. R. W! Ayres, candidaCe for
Congress; will speak at the court-
house in' Camden to-morrow.
Mr. Allan Waggoner,. o John
sonville,.Tenn.,. paid TnE Cheon
' . lLE office a visit last Monday.
Eggs have advanced in this mar
ket from. cents to. 12 J cents per
dozen during the past ten days.
The meetings at Mount Zion,
near Eggville, closed last Monday
evening, with about thirty profes
sions. A. J Fry and sisterT Miss Ada,
of Coxburgh, left Tuesday for Mc
Kenzie to attendschoolat McTyeire
Miss Inez Jones, of Brownsville,.
is visiting in this county, the guest
of Mrs. "W. H. Evans, 4 miles north
I Mr. W. F. Harrison, chairman
' of the county Democratic execu
tive committee- was down, from
j J. A. Barnes and J. W. Jones,
'"' A" both citizens of Big Sandy, called
in AlVvnrlov fa coo h(y? THE CEEON-
ICLE was progressing..
' 4 Several of the converts of the
Z recent revival meeting at Post Oak
Church, , were baptised at Castile's
mill last Sunday evening.
"VV. Rl Herrin, a prosperous and
successful farmer of the vicinity of
Bristow, was a pleasant caller at
this office the latter part of last week.
A. team ran away with. 0. A
Utley and James Caneer Saturday,
near Bivens' mill. No damage
other than a slight scalp wound to
A number from Camden have
been almost regular attendants a
fWell's Chanel, this week. Inter
est in the meetings at that place
Liittle- Frank Morris fell from a
A tree last Sunday and broke his col
lar bone. Dr. Travis soon relieved
the pain resulting therefrom, and
the. little fellow is doing well.
A paper is being circulated- for
subscriptions to build a union meet
ing house,' to' bo located on the line
of the fifth and tenth civil districts,
x near where Nebo Church stood
Dr. T. R. Luter, of Luterton, this
county, was a pleasant caller at this
office Monday. He is very favor
ablv impressed with the all home
print make-up of TheChronicle
. ' A series of meetings will be com
menced at the Cumberland Pres
byterian Church, 'in Camden, to
I. nidit.. They will bo conducted by
Rev. Thomas -F. Bowman, of Wa-
if -Mrs."Dr. R. B. Travis happened
f to the very painful accident of fall
I in" and breaking ono of the bones
of and. dislocating ner rigm aiiKie
while returning from tho CowelFs
Chapel meeting Tuesday evening
V- The county superintendent of
public-instruction requests us to
enfn that the prorata amount of
schoolmoney for each school, dis
trict the county can not be as
A -o;..tl r,r, til ubout the fifteenth
' of-this month..
TV. R. Cooper and M'ibb F. M.
TVhitley, of the ninth civil district,
drovo into town Tuesday forenoon,
obtained license, secured tho ser
vices of a minister were married
before leaving the county clerk's
office, and departed at once for
their rural home.
Mr. Leonard H. Prcsson, living
about 2 miles west from Camden,
met with a painful accident Tues-
day. lie was driving a norse to a
:iay-rako when the animal became
Tightened and ran away throwing
Mr. Presson off. Ho fell on his
head and shoulders and received
very painful though not serious
bruises. The rake is a complete
The following, couples have ob
tained marriage licenses from the
county clerk since our last paper,
to wit i Frank Berry and Kate Gra
ham; Frank Holland and Laura
Corbett ; P. A. Elmore' and M- A.
Holland; A. D. Goodman and
Delia Cole ; Earnest, E. Fry and
ively Etta Rushing ; TV. R. Coop
er and T.. M. TVhitley ; T. A. Petty
and L. F. TVintors.
The candidates for representa
tive1 will address tho voters of Ben
ton County at tho following times
and places, to wit:
Chalk Lovy Springs Thursday,
Coxburgh, Friday, September 12.
Holladay, Saturday, September
Lick Creek Church, Wednesday,
Big Sandy, Thursday, Septem
Harmon Creek Church, Friday,
Speaking to commence at about
12 o'clock m..
Mr. Ernest E. Fry, ono of Cam
den's most popular young business
men, and Miss Lively Etta Rushing
were married Tuesday morning at
the residence of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. TV. C. Rushing, re
siding 7 miles north of Camden.
Rev. A. C. McEae officiated. The
attendants were Mr. Z. D. Chil
dress and Miss Ida Rushing. The
bridal party returned to this place
and were given an excellent dinner
at the residenco of Mr. A. G. Mc
Daniel. In the afternoon Mr. Fry
and his bride left on a visit to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Fry,
near Coxburgh, this county. The
CnitONiCLE joins a host of friends
in best wishes ami hearty congrat
During a lull in tho proceedings
of the county executive committee
last Monday, the large crowd pres
ent was taken advantage of by the
contestants for the Democratic nom
ination for assemblyman.'
Hon- TV. P. Morris briefly statec
his position on important measures
enacted by tho last general assem
bly and what ho would like to have
enacted by the next general assem
bly; He advised Democrats to or
ganize and stand together.
A. J. Saunders announced his
candidacy, briefly taking issue with
Colonel Morris on several ques
tions, and strongly advocating tho
re-chartering of the town of Cam
den, ending with an appeal for votes
. In a few pleasant remarks, Asa
Swindle withdrew from the race
Hon. John P. Lashleo next ad
dressed the crowd and made known
his views on important questions
that? will be fully discussed before
the people' of the county before
the campaign draws to a close.
The contest isDemocratvs.Dem
ocrat ;, each, of them, believes that
:io is tho one his opponents must
ofeat to secure tho coveted prize,
and that his claims are a little bct-
er than either of his opponents ;
each man is seeking the support of
lis constituents on the ground that
lis selection would result to tho
best interests of the party ; and each
one endeavored to impress it upon
ho mind of the assembled multi
tude that ho had no higher ambi
tion than to become their devoted
From Big Sandy.
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Lindsey, of
Faxon, visited at this place Satur
Mrs. Bowles, of Elkhorn, is vis-
Sing her son, aesnua uowies, or
William Caraway is rapidly re
covering from a very severe attack
of the fever.
U. A. Potts' left for Louisville,
Ky., this morning, where he. will
remain for several months.
We failed to get the names of
the couple whom D. J. Graham,
esq., "joined together" Sunday.
Misses Una Maiden and Emma
uter and Messrs. R. A. Luter and
J. A. Potts attended the singing
Workmen are erecting a neat
dwelling and business house on
Main street, to be occupied by the
Misses Lillie and Lizzie Rushing,
who contemplate engaging in the
September 1, 1890.
J. C. Berry has returned from a
visit in Humphreys County.
J. H. Cagle, of Illinois, visited
elatives and friends in this part
of Benton last week,
Misses Saekie and Mary Parker
are reported to be quite sick. We
hope they may be soon restored to
good health again.
Messrs. Jo. and Charlie Bell will
conduct a series of, meetings at
first Sunday in October, next
Elder TV. D. Garner, from Ken-
tuckyr preached at Liberty yester
day evening, and will preach again
this evening at Waters Chapel.
What came near being a serious
runaway occurred here Sunday eve
ning. Harris and John Pierce were
each driving their horses to road
carts when the horse of the former
became frightened and dashed down
the road, colliding with the cart of
the latter and throwing both gen
tlemen out, They received only
slight injuries, but the carts were
almost total wrecks.
John Finch and family, of Gad
den, Tenn., are visiting here this
Mrs. Sara Gross, of Bowling
Green, Ky., is visiting her father,
A. J. AVynn, of this place.
H. T. Lindsey, esq., who was se
riously injured by a falling tree
several weeks ago, is slowly rccov
Mrs. Sara J. Wheatley, widoiv of
Jack Wheatley who was killed last
May by the explosion of a boiler,
is visiting at this place.
TV. A. Camp returned from Mem
phis this week minus two ringers
which were accidently cutoff while
employed at a saw-milL
On Thursday of last week the
protracted meetings at Crooked
Creek closed with fifteen converts
and a glorious revival of religion
The marriage vows were solemn
ized between Miss Katie Graham
and J. F. Berry this morning. May
they live long and happy, is the
wish of the writer.
August 31, 1800.
Farmers' and Laborers' Union.
Tho district union for the mid
die district will meet at .the curt
huse in Camden on Monday the
15th instant, at 10 o clock, a. m
Every union is requested to have
a representative attend. All who
have taken shares m the co-opera
tive store are earnestly requested
to be present. All members of the
( rder are invited to meet with us
September 1, 1890.
It. J. BOJIAR,
It. P. Haley, President.
Secretary pro tempore.
A Retiring Official's Thanks,
To the Citizens op Benton County:'
I this day retire from tho offleo of
county court clerk for Kenton County,
which position I have held for three
successive terms (twelve years iu all.)
I havo not a word to say of my official
acts, but leave them with you to com
mend, criticize, or condemn, as you may
have understood them. I might have
done Letter, and am glad I have done
I now return to you my sincero thanks
for the liberal support given me, and
the kindness you have shown me in our
business transactions both official and
private, and assure you that I will ever
appreciate the samo.
From September 2, 1878, to Septem
ber 2, 1800, 1 have served as clerk under
the following gentlemen as chairmen and
judgo of the court : J. II. Farmer, J. F.
Presson, B. L. Utley. J. K. "Wheatley, J.
L. Coble, J. II. Combs. L. E. Davis,
and B. C. Scruggs, whom I especially
thank for their friendship and assist
ance, and whose associations have, been
Justices, too numerous to name, com
posing the court during my continuance
in office have my thanks for the pleas
antness that has existed, and the cour
tesies shown me in official and social
With best wishes to my official asso
ciates and constituents, I now step
down and out.
A. C, McEae.
September 2, 1890.
Several of our citizens attended the
Bhow at Rockport.
The protracted meeting at this place
last week resulted in eleven conversions.
Dr. Hugh Leslie and E. C. Hubbs
will soon have their new houses com
pleted. Capt. R. W. Ayres, candidate for
Congress passed through our little town
Miss Metia Holladay, who has been
visiting friends at Huntingdon, returned
The Christians (Canipbellites) are
erecting a parsonage for their imslor,
who is expected to come in a short
Mrs. J. L. Weaver, of this place, left
for Jackson Monday, where she will re-
mam a lew weeKs witn relatives anu
friends. - '
The Holladay Independent Normal
School opened Monday with about one
mndred and ten students. Studonts
from other counties are continually
Mr. Snip Holladay and son, Oscar,
who have been sojourning in Texas for
several weeks returned Sunday. They
are well pleased with their trip, but
still of the opinion that " Old Benton "
is a land of flowers.
September 3, 1890.
Republican Mass Meeting.
Pursuant to a call by J. M. Moses,
chairman of the county Republican com
mittee, a mass convention was held in
the court-house at Camden, last Mon
day. The following proceedings were
On motion W. F. Maiden was made
chairman and W. G. Roberson secre
tary. J. T. McGlohn, William Roberson,
and J. T. Alsup were appointed a com
mittee to select delegates to attend the
senatorial convention, which meets at
Camden September 22, 1890.
The committee submitted the follow
ing names as delegates, to wit: First
district C. S. Brandon and C. F. Clark ;
second, W. F. Baber and Dr. J. T.
"Williams; third, Thomas Hatleyand Z.
M. Walker ; fourth, John Allen and J.
L. Black; fifth, Dr. J. T. Sparks and
W. F. Maiden; sixth, "W. II. Rushing
and G. B. Bane; seventh, Henry Phifer
and George Parker; eighth, J. B. Lind
sev and M. B. Bland; ninth, Paten
rierce and Newt Clement; tenth, J. M.
Arnold and E. Dye; eleventh, Ned
Hatley and Stamp natley ; twelfth, Ben
Watson and Gilford Presson ; fourteenth
J. F. Smothers and W. G. Roberson.
Tho secretary was requested to fur
nish The Camden Chronicle and Ten
nessee Republican with copies of the
proceedings, with the request that they
publish the same.
W. F. Maiden,
W. G.' Roberson, Chairman,
Men's sin, it is said, always find them
out. That isn't so bad as if they found
Lhem in. Berkshire Nes.
Our m krs fur niinoiindm: aiuli(liitis lire : I'or
Coiwes.H, llltven (Idllius, in advance; fur statu
olllct's, ti n dollars; for county olllci'sjlvudidlaiv
WKaro autlmriwl to announce Catt. It. V.
A vkkh a candidate to represent tlie Kiulitu
Congressional District In the Kilty-second (on
press of the I'nited States subject to the will of
tho Democratic party.
WE are authorized to Hiinonnco lion. it. A.
Knlok a candidate for re-election to Con-
press from this tho Kinhth District, composed of
the counties of licnton.Carroll. Chester, Decatur,
Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Mailison, McNairv,
and l'erry. subject to tlte action of the Demo
cratic primary election.
FOR 11EP11ESEXTA TI VE.
WE are authorized to announce Hon. V. 1,
MoniMHtt Democratic candidate to renre-
Bent Benton County In the Forty-seventh (ieneral
Assembly of -Tennessee. Election November 4,
WE are authorized to announce Hon. John
1'. Lahht.kk a candidate to represent lien-
ton County In the Forty-seventh (ieneral Assem-
Diy ot lennessee sutieet to the will of t he Dem
ocratic party. Election November 4, lH'.K).
Come ! Come to the new drug store
II. W. Mannon's and get a bottle of
" The New South " for colic, diarrhea,
griping, etc. 10:ly.
An undertaker is generally an obsequi
ous man. St. Joseph News.
I told you the new drug store would
keep all the first-class remedies Liquid
Cathartic Compound for the liver and
New South for summer complaint. 10 :ly
Money has some human characteristics.
It talks and it gets tight. -ruck.
Say, friend ; stop taking so many pills
and try Liquid Cathartic Compound.
Never affiliates with the Bystem. Sold
by II. W. Mannon. 10:lv.
The sharp buyer will operate when the
market is dun. New Orleans Ticayune.
I Ouinino iinpairfi the hearing, destroys
Ihe -nerves, and injures the digestion. -.
Cheatham's TaHtuless Chill Tonic is pleas
ant to take, leaves no unpleasant taste,
improves Jhe digestion, and builds up the
system. No cure no pay. Sold by II.
W. Mannon. 1-20-4
Every dog has his day, and the cats
seem to be quarreling over the nights.-
We have received hundreds of testimo
nials as to the efficacy of Hunt's Care in
cases of skin diseases, and trulv believe
it the best remedy known for Eingworm, ,
Tetter, Eczema, and similar diseases.
Guaranteed. Fifty cents per box. For
sale by II. W. Mannon. 1-20-4
In Cheatham's Tasteless Chill Tonic
will be found a sweet without its bitter.
Pleasant to the taste, without a parallel
as a remedy for chills and fever. It is the
production of the vil-known A. B. Rich
ards Medicine Company, of Sherman,
Tex., and guaranteed to cure, For sale
by II. W. Mannon. 1-20-4
A man who has lost all his money at
the track goes away with a strong "race
prejudice." Texas Siftings.
Away with the bitter, nauseating, pas
ty, sweet-tasting chill tonics. UseCheat
am's Tasteless Chill Tonic, as pleasant
to the taste as rock-candy syrup. The
children cry for it, the mother won't live
without it, and the servants slip it from
the side-board. It aids digestion, con
tains no quinine, Arsenic, or Strychnine,
tones up the system, and is warranted. .
No cure no pay. Sold by II. W. Mannon.
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castorta.
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria.
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria.
When she bad Children, she gave them Castoria.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION.
(Bill to Partition Land.)
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OK BENTON
COUNTY, TENN. A. H. HOWE VS. IKVIN
SMITH, ET ALS.
IN this cause it appearing from the
bill of coraplaintof A. H. Howe, w hich
is sworn to, by which he seeks a sale for
partition of certain lands.thatlrvin Smith,
Dice Smith, and Thomas W. Smith are
non-residents of the State of Tennessee
and reside in the State of Arkansas so
that the ordinary process of law can not
be served upon them. It is therefore or
dered that they enter their appearance
and make defense to said bill of com-
lainton or before the fourth Monday in
ieptember next, or the same will be taken
for confessed and the cause set for hear
ing exparte as to them.
August 28, lSi)0.
TOM C. RYE,
Clerk and Master.
Jo. R. Howkins solicitor for complain
ant. . 10 :4.
Hollaiaji Independent Horeat
First Term Opens .September I,
BOARD $7 rwr month. Tuition reasonable,
(iood health, cowl soeietv. :uood morals.
Vt-ar divided into four forms of eleven weeks
eitelt. Students ean enter at any time,
uuK'.iir, ui uuuiesM pi iiK'ipm,
J. A. BABE It,
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