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A DEMOCRATIC NUWSrAlUttl.
Camden, Benton County, Tunk.
TiiKCiiiiOM. i.K Is tiitr-(l nl tin- CiimiK'i).
li'lin., jKist ollli'c as s(M'(iii(lcl:iss mull maUcv.
TERMS OK sriiSCJill'TlON.
One (lol!;ir iht year in iwlvitm-e; liftv wills for
aix month; (viriity the ecu's lorllivi'tt months.
Thk CnitoNici.K will in. IssimmI on Friday of
each week. !Sul)scrliti(ins, pn;ilic ill iiclviinre,
may bo wilt by post-oNlon tinier at. our risk.
J'ostiiut! st:niiis arc not desirable, but when it is
(omul necessary t;i remit tlicni one-cent staimm
Agents wanted to solicit subsc-viptlom. Write
tor terms, etc.
CO.MMI'XIOATIONS, ETC. .
We shall spaVe no endeavor to furnish valuable
leading matter to our put roils; anil hope to se
cure a correspondent at every post-ollicc in lien
ion County to furnish us with county news.
iV"'Ve assume no responsibility for tlu- ex
pressions contained In communications appear
'a in the columns of this paper.
Hates on advertisements, and estimates oujol;
printint; furnislied on application. ,
Address all business comntuulcatious ami re
I-Klcclhfrt first Tuesday in November, uijo.)
TllKKE seems to lie no longer any
room for doubt Uiat the census has
been inadequately and carelessly
taken. Gross errors have already
been proved in numerous instances,
mid there are serious, complaints
from all parts 'of the country, and
measures are being taken to estab
lish claim to-larger figures than
have been glvjt credit for. New
York is taking, a. census of its in
ii IS m M
UW Luna li
Ira Mm fJ atniRn
a complete -line of
P1 rii IK fiiisiiK li;
DRY GOODS, ETC.
Our line of Dry Goods, Clothim
habitants by police, and it is esti- Boots, and Shoes, and Furnishing
mated that the result will add over
Goods is complete. Tho
styles are represented and every
article is a bargain within itself.
LUMBER, GROCERIES, ETC.
Wo also carry a. large line of
Doors, Sash, etc., Paints and Oil,
Bridles, Saddles, Hardware, Fam
ily Groceries, etc. Our stock is
full and complete in, all branches.
We Buy for Cash and Sell for Cash or Baiiteh.
THIS ENABLES US TO SELL AT A CLOSE MARGIN.
JOHN F. BUCHANAN,,
of Rutherford. Comity.
BENJAMIN A. ENLOE ,
of Madison County.
For State Senator :
of Benton County.
For Representative : -.
JOHN P. LASHLEE.;
FRIDAY, , OCTOBER 10, 1590.
. 1 1 ...
The speech of Hon.. John. P.
Buchanan, at. Lawreneeburgh last
Wednesday was an able expression
of the principles of Democracy,
and favorably impressed his hear
err with his position on the im
portant economic questions of pub
lic interest, proving by. the history
of the two parties that the Demo
cratic party had stood by the peo
ple, while the Republican party
had proven true to tlue best inter
ests of the money power.
200;000 nanrt's to . the number re
ported by the census enumerators.
The failure of Superintendent Pon
tejl to. hay 3 fair, honest enumer
ation of. oar.popuhition taken is at
tributed fcry hLs determination to
conduct the-bureau on the spoils
system, .under which it was possi
ble to furnish a- larger per cent, of
increase' in the population of those
States that cast tlioir electoral vote The educational qualification for
for. the Republican national ticket voting, that has been adopted by
in lS88,.than in those States that the Mississippi constitutional con
went Democratic in the same year, vention, provides that after the 1st
The significance of this misrepre- of January, 1S9G, no person shall
sentatioa of our population is very be qualified to vote in that State
apparent,. when upon it the appor- unless he can read a passage in the
tion.m -ant of the representation from constitution of that State, or un
eaoh. State in the Fifty-second Con- derstand it intelligently when read
gress will 1)3 based, and the hostile to him. The plan is peculiarly
sentiment which Mr. Fortee has constructed in that part which ac
created by his course in the matter cepts a capacity to understand the
has alarmed tha- Republican lead- constitution when read aloud, and
ers,..but any attempt at explanation makes it possible for election offi
from that souroo of tho incapacity cers, who must judge of each vot-
of the enumerators only proves tho er's qualification, to apply ono test
incapacity of the Republican party to the whites and another to the
to run the Government. The peo- blacks. But if the provisions- of
pie will decide the matter. the measure are enforced with im
Commissioner Hokd has issued partiality it will secure the State
a report showing the condition Qf against the danger of ignorant rule..
the different crops of Tennessee up From Morris' Chapel
to the first of October. Early corn ,...,"1777
intuitu ui'i n-n'mifmt.j
was injured by dry weather, and Farmers arc preparing to pull their
late oorn has been injured by con- peanuts
tinned rains, so that the prospect " Mr. H. C. Utley made a flying visit to
for an average yield is not so good.
The -cotton- crop has been seriously
damaged from excessive rains, pre
venting-gathering, and an early kill
ing frost is now greatly feared. The
incessant rains has materially- in
jured the tobacco crop, and while
A complete lino of Millinery has
just been received, embracing the
latest fall and winter styles. This
department will bo in charge of
Misses McCullough and Hairier.
m II II H MM
Southwest Cor, Square,
, CAMDEN, TENN.
A FEW Republicans met at Jack
son this week, and nominated G. T.
McCall to oppose Hon. B..Av En-
loe in the race for Congressional
honors.; in this district.. As- the
name is not familiar to our ears,
we take- it--that, Mr. McCall is a
young man, not inured to the rug
ged way a. Republican candidate
is forced to travel, and we think it
advisable for Mr. McCAL-to seek.
an interview- with Hon. W amies
Smith, who can, beyond any ques
tion (f a doubt, furnish, him valu
able pointers in. making a race for
Congress in the Eighth 'district.
HBRRIN & BATEMAN,
mu wmM tuw im
Clothing, Hats and Caps.
and General Merchandise.
SOUTH SIDE rVBLIC SQUARE, UAMDEX, TENNESSEE.
1 pate for
I. AV. Brill Shoes
We also carry a line of Staple Groceries.
Huntingdon last Sunday.
Quite a number of our people have been
attending the meetings at Camden this
Miss Ethura Holland, ot Nashville, lias
been visiting relatives mid friend? in this
vicinity for several days.
A little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.
a lange per cent, of this crop is in C. Ilubbs has been seriously ill with
the barn, portion of it is saved m mumps. She is now improving.
a very bad condition. Hopes are Mr- Hubbard Johnson continues very
x I i i i ' i...i.if..i it..
entertained1 that the remainder of ,,w' recovery .8 uouuuu,. a
, t , is very old being in ins nmety-secona
the crop will be saved without fur-
ther injury. The yield of the pea- v. nvft n. rMpv w, af.
a at crop will be diminished if the tend the Baptist nasooiation at Ihiena
Wet weatliet continues. Clear, dry Vista, Carroll County, beginning the 10th
weather for the next few weeks will instant.
better the prospect of the import- 0. X, Utley had the misfortune to get
ant crops, and while the condition J" S bwlly bried while hauling hay
.,. . . , . last week. lie aeciuently fell from the
of tae different crops is not as. fa- and his Iej, was .ean.M wtween a
vorauie as is ciesirett, sun, witn tne w,(.,.i Und the frame
exception of the small yield of the . Morris" Ciiakel, October (;, 1800,
white potato civip and the loss of a
large per cent of the hay crops in
if you mn nnmm job primtihg
CALL ON, Oil WRITE TO
THE CAMDEN CHRONICLE,
THK WOltKMANSHIl AND MATKKIAL IS FJliST-CLASS IN EVERY I
HKSPKCT. YOU ARE INVITED TO CAJX AND EXAMINE SAMPLES.
MAIL ORDERS GIVEN PROMPT ATTENTION. WRITE FOR ESTI
11. W. MANNON.
Undeii the new tariff law passed
by the-Eepublieacs in Congress,
the taxes upon the following arti
cles will be increased Upon iron
and steel, $10,000,000 ; upon wool
and woolens,, $14,000,000; upon
cotton fabrics,. $2,000,000 ; upon
flax and linen, $5,000,000 ; upon tin
plates, 8,000,000 ; and upon tin
bars, $1,300,000, The reduced tax
on tobacco will amount to $5,800,
000, which benefits the mannfact
arcr and not the consumer or the
producer, and after a fashion sugar
is put on. the free-list with a bounty
wrhich takes and unknown amount
of the people's money out of the
treasury. Thus, about 810,000,000
of increased taxes upon the above
necessities, with an unknown sugar
bounty to be paid by the people, in
return for a reduced tobacco tax
and free sugar which benefits only
the sugar trust and not the con
sumer: Republican leaders claim
this bill to be- the embodiment of
economic and financial wisdom!
The Republican farmer vho will
now have to pay two prices for a
pair of "pants," will bless McKix
1EY for his tariff bill passed by the
Et-ptilfeps in Con-re. t
Middle and West Tennessee, it. is luBHu-currps.oii.leuce.J
.,,,, Mr. J. K. Hat'.ev visited Nashville bust
estimated mat me yieiu or tne tarni ,
products will approach nearly to an
average, and with a mild fall and
winter there will be plenty to tide
The returns from the Georgia
electioithekl last week indicate that
the fight against Governor Gordon
was fierce and bitter, and that the
Mips Artie McCiml spent Saturday
with her parents at this placa.
Mr. John Bird well spent Saturday with
his parents near Buena Vista.
Messrs. Ilannie Milliard and Bhuity
Holladay are sick with chills.
Misses liella Baber and Ada Hatley are
confined to their rooms with fever.
Miss Elah Boyd, of Buena Vista, en-
Alliauce; has captured- the legisla- tered school at this place Monday
ture and will dictate the selection Messrs. G..M. Leslie M. C. Bonds and
of a United States Senator. The James Hale went, to Huntingdon Mon
ficrht was Gordon and anti-Gon- dy n business.
don, and the latter won. The an
tagonism of Gordon to the Alliance
and his apparent candidacy for the
Senate arrayed the full strength of
Messrs. Sam, Joe, and Biehard Odle,
of Coxburgh were visiting friends at Hol
laday Saturday and Sunday.
The yomi people of Holladay enjoyed
an entertainment at the residence of Mr
MANNON & HERRIN,
J. It. HERR1N.
A FULL LINE OF
Toilet Irtitlcs, peFhnerj, Soaps, M Immti Sundries.
East sido public square, CAMDEN, TENN.
I'ERSCIMPTIONS t'AREEULLY AND ACCURATELY COMPOUNDED. AT ALL HOURS.
CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
BOARD 'OP DIRECTORS
J. II. EATtMER. ' U.K. HATLEY. W. H. MEADOW. ALEX. ADAMS
W. (1. II AT LEY. SIMON NOBLES.. A. J. FARMER. A. C. McRAE..
t. C. liYE. II. tSTIOAIX. D. M. FARMER. M. A. HATLEY.
,1. N. SIMVSOX. I!. F. PiOSS. A. R. CARNES.
J. II. FARMER, rresUlentv H. V. STlftALL, Vice-Prnsidcnt. A. C. McRAE, CAsIilur..
Receives deposits, makes loans, and does a general banking business.
rroinpt attention given collections. I : tf.
the Allianee against him, and this, and Mrs. A. L. Bonds Saturday evening,
together with other disaffected el- Died, near Chaseville, October 5, the
ements,. brought about his defeat, little child of Cnminy Hubbs. The be-
NORTIIERN was elected Governor heaved family havo the sympathy of the
without any apparent difficulty, the c'Mnmnit'-
only contest made were for mem- ' HrD- J' I,oJti hf eoY hi': ho,use and
lot to Mr. illuvm Harris, who lives on
bers of the legislature. n: c m. n.5o ,..;n i,
As it, bus boon Knetinu, slnn, won 01 ms now norac v-nnsunas. ve
we have heard anything from the 8,ad,' we,come him t0 our midstt
liepuWican candidate tor Govern- llie people are becoming oronsen Con
or, the general supposition is the cerning the Taducah, Tennessee, and Al-
old man is indisposed. This is to abama Kailroad, winch will probably
bo regretted. Eut isn't this indis- "W. 111,8 P'a-, t sfome
. : . n .ii win not in' a. iT'cat viiiiu uaui iioiui
portion bnBiness among Kepubh- (lay wiU rank pc,cond l0 no town iu tlie
cancandidatesgrowingclirouic and county.
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