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THE CAMDEN Cil RONICL
.V VOL. I.
CAM-DEBT, TENNESSEE, Fill DAY, 'SEPTEMBER 12, 181)0.
Dnufs, Medicines, etc.
BRIEF STATE NEWS.
1. H. Ilia; kin.
II., W. MANNOX.
HERRIN & MANNON,
DRUGGISTS & CHEMISTS,
A FULL LINE OF
Decaturvflle .is to have' a chair
Columbia lias reorganized her
A -canning factory lias been com
pleted at Dayton.
The Union City iair has been
Four men were wounded :in a
shooting scrape which occurred at
New Mercy, r colored church, in
Haywood County Sunday.
P. H. "Woodard, of Carroll Coun
ty, while- engaged: in building a
fence one- day last week, cut his
arm cmito severely with a hatchet.
The blacksmiths and boiler-ma
kers in the Illinois Central shops
at Jackson, who went out on a
Toilet Articles, pepfumepji, Snaps, ail Deists' Sundries.
.East side public square, CAMDEN, T.ENN.
CAKliKULlA" AND Af'C'UKATKLY COMl'OirNDKI) AT ALL IKiVJKS.
lemdei) genii ajf Trot EompaBi).
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
-BOARD OF DIRECTORS-
W. i. H ATIICY.
T. V. KYK.
T.. 1 HATLUY.
' SIMON NOllLKS.
h. v. swam..
W. II. MEADOW.
A. .1. FAHMEK.
1). M. FAKMKK.
A. C. McKAE.
J. R. FAKMElt, President.
IKJPS. A. I.. CAUNKS.
STKiALL, Vice-President. A. C. McUAE, Cashier.
Jteceives deposits, wakes loans, and does a general hanking business.
1'vompt attention, given collections. l:tf.
7)r? .Goods and Notions.
HERRIN & BATEMAN,
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS,
Clothing, Hats and Caps,
BOOTS and SHOES
and General Merchandise.
SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, CAMDEN, TENNESSEE.
1 gents for I
W. Brill Shoes.
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MAIL OKDEIIS OIVEN PROMPT ATTENTION. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.
-WILL BE SENT-
1 "i rt'J: r " strike, returned to work last week
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to built in tho near tuture,
Measels have become -epidemic
in and around Coopertown.
Troy will hold a municipal elec
tion the 18th of this month.
'Robbers, and thieves have been
getting in their work at Jackson.
All the bridges on the .Milan di
vision of the .Louisville and Nash
ville railroad system are to be re
placed with' first-class' iron structures.
The first number of the Browns
ville "Weekly Journal was .'issued
A constitutional convention is on Fridav last bv W. H. Stratton.
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being agitated by tno state press. The paper is a . -neat sheet and Dem
The prospects are good for a fine ocratic,
opening of the State University this Neal Hearn, the little son of W.
year. D. Hearn, of Decatur County, .had
Humboldt is ironic to raise funds his arm broken below the elbojw by
by subscription to start a canning falling from a' horse Tuesday of
factory. last week
Democratic- clubs will be organ- Dr. C. A. Orunk, an aged physi-
lzed m every district m Decatur cian ot Jb ayetteville, was kicked on
County. the arm Monday by a horse. He
Mrs. James K. Polk celebrated m.ay loose anu trQm tne efl(ts
her eighty-seventh birthday on&e ot tne mJury
4th instant. For attempting to blow up his
The Tennessee Historical Society engine, which is employed to run a
hA Li its lvipntimra in t V rocK crusner near luaryvnie, i. v
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first of the week.
The tobacco crop in East Ten
nessee has been seriously damaged
by the late. rams.
The Prohibitionists will nomi
nate a candidate for Congress in
the fourth district.
Jo.Garriek, colored, .was gored
to death last week in Smith Caunty
ihv nn liirnriated hull.
John Fowle is the new postmas
ter at Sardis. This is the fourth
change in sis. months.
Farmers in Bedford County are
complaining of distemper
their horses and mules.
T "I" Sm 1 t 1
li. if. Uole nas been canvassing
the river . counties in the Eighth
Eastern capitalists are investing
largely in street railways and othrr
enterprises at knoxviue,
Tho cotton crop in Madison
County has been considerably dam
aged from the recent rams,
The Congressional Campaign.
We also carry a line of Staple Groceries.
Brown, a drunken
The crop prospects of the State
are exceedingly favorable. Corn,
cotton, tobacco, and peanuts ' in
cluding peas' ami late vegetables,
are in good condition.
The first annual fair of the Hen
derson County Mechanical, Agri
cultural, and Stock-broedmg Asso
ciation will be held at Lexington
the last week in October.
The Republicans of Hamilton
County have filed an injunction to
restrain tho Democrats trom taking
their i)laces in the countv offices to
which they have been 'elected.
The Kentucky constitutional con
vention, the first since'. 1852,ssem
bled at Louisville Monday. The
men composing the convention are
among the ablest m tho State.
Republicans of Carroll County
will hold a convention the 18th' in
stant to appoint delegates to the
senatorial, convention which con-
The body of an unknown boy venes at Camden September 22.
was picked up in the Cumberland A barn belonging to James "Wal-
River at N ashville Saturday. , lace, near Sparta, was destroyed by
-w i . -v v- I si t r i t nil i rrti
.Lookout inn. on Lookout Moun- tire H ednesuay ot last week, ine
tain, changed hands recently. The bam was filled with hay, and
The Congressiontd' contests .in
this State are not ill of them peace
ful. Insomo rOf tho 'districts the
fun is both fast and furious. This
ins especially tho .case jn the First,
where Roderick Random Butler,
independent .Republican who is
opposed to the-Force .bill, is mak
ing a bitter canvass against Repre
sentative Alt Taylor, who is the
sitting member and tlu regular Republican-nominee,
but as "Boss"
Honk, himself tho regular Republican-
candidata for re-election to
Congress in the Second District, is
working for the latter like a nailer,
Butler ; lias but little chance of suc
cess. Houk twill bo re-elected, so
will Snodgrass,, Democrat in the
Third, Benton, McMillin in the
Fourth, James - D. Richardson, in
the Fifth find Joseph(E. Washing
ton in tlio Sixth (Nashville) Dis
trict. General Whitthorne, in the
Seventh, as -opposed by general
Polk (who' is tJie Alliance candi
date) and' ColN."N. Cox, of AVil
liamson, who is a very strong rum.
In the Eighth Enloe is opposed
by Capt. . Bob Cole, who. Jias can
vassed the 'district pretty thor
oughly, but he no doubt knows by
this time that he can't beat Enloe,
who is entrenched in the confi
dence of the people, as he ought to
be, standing high as hoi does.among
the most industrious and influential
members of the House of Repre
sentatives. In the Ninth Pierce,
tho Democratic candidate, is sure
of e lection, arid no. doubt the Dem
ocratic candidate in this, the Tenth
District, can easily' be elected
whether" it is Galloway, Riddick,
property is valued at $280,000.
The Sixth 'Tennessee State Sun
day School Convention will be bdd
at Jackson October 28 and 29.
Tho re-union of Forrest's staff
and escort took place at Murfrees
borough Thursday of last week.
II. Clay Evans will decline to be
a candidate for re-election to Con
gress in the Chattanooga district.
The Republicans of Lawrence
I County seem to be in favor of J
H. Morris, of Pulaski, for Congress.
The Decatur, Chesepeake .-and
New Orleans Railroad will be com
pleted to Shelby ville by October
Became a Clam.
horse belonging to a traveler has
'The Citizens' Street Railway
Company, of Memphis, lias riled a
trust deed to the Union Irust bom
pany, of St. Louis, mortgaging all
of its property to that company for
the sum of $2,500,000.
Governor Taylor has issued com-
missions to Artliur lrayner, cir
cuit judge, and J. L. Smith, attor
ney-general, of the seventeenth iu
dicial circuit and to II. C. k Carter
attorney-general of the tei&h judi
Democrats of" Madison County
will hold primaries on September
mi.- i i... iv.i.. zU. the same ilato as tne uongres-
flnunlv wim WrpWW! liv nrimn. onal pnmaries, to select a caudi-
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manes, to be neia tiie zutli ot:uiis
Charles F. Henley is the Demo
cratic nominee to represent Mon
roe County m the next general as
Hon. John P. Buchanan is wak-
tiate ior tne legislature anu to se
lect delegates to the senatorial and
notorial conventions to be called.
Tho complete official returns of
tho August election shows the to
tal vote polled for supreme judge
to be 202,827, or over 100,000 less
ing up uuj msiiniuuHeaus in m 2g4 Smitj 09,974 ;' East, 49.
manner tnat is aiarmmg to tne ne- Tj hh,rnyliv nwr Hmitl, 02.320:
St. Louis Kepulilie.J
Lewis Clamvsides in Barnside
Townslp, Lapeer, Mich., so does
Albert i Butler, .likewise, .a young
widow. The natural sequence fol
lowed, and both Clam and. Butler
fell in love with that widow, and
she kept them both on the string. '
Clam called on;her Tuesday night
and told her how much he loved
her. and wanted her to change her
name. She consented, and the day
was named. . Clam , had no sooner
left tho liQuse than Butler, who
had been .rwaiting outside, . called
and pathetically adviscl her not to
be a Clam. She sau she would
not if he would make haste and get
a marriage license. Butler prom
ised to use all haste, but Clam dis
covered Butler's intention, and as
soon as the county clerk's office
was opened "Wednesday morning
he got. a license. Less than an
hour afterward Butler got his li
cense, and Clam heard of it. Each
knew the other's intention, and
epch hired a horse to beat the other
to the widow's house. Butler played
in hard luck as he got a horse that
had the heavos, and while his horse
wasstandingstill in the road cough
ing as if his; head would drop off,
Clam dashed by and arrived flt the
widow's house 10 minutes, ahead of
Butler, and by the time tho tardy
man arrived at tho justice's house
to urge .his cfti&, the widow, had be
come a Clam.
majority overall, G2,27L
i i i i i tt
Anumuer oi uraKemen on tne A c ,,ra
Memphis and Charleston Rai road fiffv vnt Mollfiqv nkrilt :nto nie
residintr in Madison Countv, but
have struck for an advance
Tho contested election for regis
ter of Obion County has been set- Young or his family. Believing
fortunately none of the shots hit
. . . . rrnroo Tnnrr lir.MTUO r 1 "l "U1 " ""'"J1 otl" x.oung or nis iamny. ueneving
TO ANY ADDRE.OO IHKLL IVIU IN I HO tied, ami Eastwood took oath of of- they had killed the family, the ne-
GIVE IT A THUEE MONTllS TRIAL!
Aa"te THE CIIKONCLE,
fico last week.
Democratic district conventions
will be held in Coffeo County Sep
tember 15, to select candidates for
tho general assembly.
Huntingdon is infested with a
band of juvenile thieves. A pistol
and several dozen cigars were mis
sing from a pool-room one morning
last wreek, and Andrew Carter,. Adi
Null, and James Gwinn are'held
erroes shot his hogs and cattle. It
is reported that Young has organ
ized a posse of his friends, and if
they met any resislanco were going
to exterminate the negroes from
Tho rice crop now being harves
ted, is the larges on record.
Twenty thousand persons atten
ded the Democratic picnic war C i n
cinnati, .Ohio, last Saturday.
Mrs.. Emily Cavaoaugh, who at
tempted to assassinate hei husband,
John Cavanaugh, the actcr, in New
York, about two months ago, has
been sentenced to five years and
four months in the State prison. .
Fory-five men were -instantly
killed at Spokane Falls, "Wash., last
Saturday night, caused by a pre
mature explosion of a blast in the
Northern Pacific freight yards.
The mortality of tho globo is said
to be G7 every minute, 97,790 every
day, or 35,G30,835 every year. The
births amount to 100,000 overy day
or 30,792,000 per year.
A Hungarian caught stealing at
Plymouth, Pa., was strung up to a
tree, but managed to cut tho rope
The , Newton, Kan., man. who
found $20 in a can of prunes, threw
the prunes away and bought apri
cots. The sugar crop of 1890 promises
to be the largest aiacojthe.late.'war.