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CAMDEN, TENNESSEE, FllIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1890.
It begins to look as if John M.
Palmer had carried Illinois. St
Theee have been more pensions
allowed by the Government on ac
count of the late war than there
were soldiers in the southern ar
mies. Jackson Times.
Having -fried the fat out of the
manufacturers, , the Republican
party is now frying the fat out of
the people in order to reimburse
the manufacturers. Memphis Av
alanche. '' -
It is said that "Quay has taken
the helm in Pennsylvania." If the
Keystone State is wise she will
profit by past experience and keep
the rest of the ship under lock and
key. Chicago Mail.
The Nashville Banner has stated
that the gubernatorial race lies be
tween Buchanan and Kelley, and
soys that Baxter has not the ghost
ofachance. Thatsettlesit Buck
anan will be Governor. "Winches
ter Home Journal. -
The Republican farmer who voted
for the McKinley tariff may be glad
to have his mortgage foreclosed, "but
the Democratic farmer can not be,
Let him continue to wrestle with
his neighbor until the latter sees
tne error or nis ways. iew iors
The tariff law puts the sugar
consumers at the mercy of the su
gar trust, as soon as the clauses re
lating to sugar take effect, and the
consumers will have to pay more
for their sugar. This is the Re
publican doctrine enacted into a
law, and Mr. Baxter in his speeches
praises his party for passing a law
which makes this article of food
more costly. Nashville Herald.
This is the story a Philadelphia
merchant tells : He imported un
der the McKinley tariff clothing of
-the value of $2,074, upon it he paid
tariff taxes amounting to $2,452,
and he expects to sell the goods to
laboring men at a profit To make
a reasonable profit, the laboring
men purchasing are taxed in this
Instance 118 per cent, and it does
not go to the Government either,
The Chicago Herald is authority
for the statement that from 1878 to
1887, both' inclusive, the tariff paid
on iron, steel and their resolvents
amounted in gross to $500,000,000
while all their plants for their manu
f acture were worth but $350,000,000.
This is only one instance out of a
score of others where the "protee
tion on purpose" policy has been
enforced to the detriment of the
people. Remember it is a Repub
The Republicans are making a
desperate fight against the election
of Hon. C. R. Breckinridge to Con
gress from an Arkansas district
Powell Clayton and his brother, W
H. II. Clayton, are in persona!
charge of the opposition, and by
attempting to induce the.negroes
to vote against Breckinridge. In
a recent speech Powell Clayton
called upon his negro audience to
CO to the polls on election day, "re
cardless of rain, blood, or thunder.""
An attempt Las already been made
to assassinate Mr. Breckinridge,
whom the Claytons have solemnly
sworn snail never go to Congress
acain: , Such are the methods which
the Republican party of the na
tion encourages to capture south
ern districts. .With the least evi
dence of dissatisfaction amongs
the people of Tennessee the same
tactics would bo here attempted.
'There is a negro man in Enriis,
lex., wno is steadily .becoming
The Prohibitionists .and Farm
ers' Alliance of North Dakota have
united to elect a full State ticket
A negro at Perry, Ga., is said to
500 pounds and to liave
gained 100 pounds within a year.
The, postal card factory at Shel-
ton, Uonn., is at present turning
out twoand a half million cards daily
The legislature of Georgia will
have an overwhelming majority of
Farmers' Alliance men .at its next
The tenth annual meeting of the
American Federation of Labor will
be held in Detroit, Mich., Decem-
1 r.-r ft novf
Ben Harrison, of near Newstead;
Montgomery "County, "had a large
barn full of tobacco destroyed by
ire Saturday week.
Fish Commissioner Stanley, of
Maine, believes there is enough
gold in Swift River, in that State,
to pay for digging it.
The board of -education in 'Cin
cinnati has been compelled to re
scind its action against the employ
ment of married teachers.
The Farmers' Alliance in Ken
tucky numbers 80,000 men divided
into 100 county alliances, and over
2,100 subordinate associations.
At Dickson last week George
Davidson and Mike Fizer became
involved in a difficulty and the lat
ter was seriosly -stabbed "by the
The Census Bureau announces
that but four States remain to be
counted and thatihe populationof
the country will be announced in a
The Farmers' Alliance in Bun,
combe County, N. C, has organized
a Farmers' Exchange in order to
secure the best possible means of
buying and selling.
A company with $20,000,000 cap
ital to build air ships, and propos
ing that the first ship shall sail into
Chicago within sixty days, "has been
chartered at Chicago.
James Smith, a Madison County
farmer, was caught in the machin
ery of a gin at Malesus last Friday
and mangled in such horrible man
ner he can not recover. 1
The Navy Department has is
sued an advertisement .asking for
bids for a torpedo boat of 11 2 tons,
a ram' of .2,050 tons, and a swift
torpedo cruiser of 750 ions.
A, movement as on f oat in Gibson
County to erect a monument to the
memory of the mother of Davy
Crockett, whose remains nave been
buried there for seventy .years.
Three children of James Heflin,
a resident of Obion County, were
severely scalded by the overturning
of a pot of boiling water last week.
The nine-months old baby received
tha niost serious injury.
First-Lieutenant G. M. Turner,
adjutant of the Eighteenth Infan
try, U. S. A., is under arrest at For:
Clark, Tex., charged with embez
zlement of money belonging to the
reerimental band. He will be tried
by courtanarslial at San Antonio
Iowa has a stringent tramp law.
It declares that any male person
sixteen years of age or over, who is
physically able to work, and who is
wandering about begging or idle,
and who can not show reasonable
efforts to secure employment, shal
be deemed a tramp, sent to jail, and
put at hard work.
Rev. George II. Clorren, -a -colored
Methodist minister, has an
nounced himself a candidate for
Congressional honors in the Tenth
District in opposition toL. B. Eaton
the Republican candidate.
Mayor Shakespeare, of New Or
leans, recoivedian anonymous note
Saturday saying he would Tbe the
next victim of the '.bloody Mafias
who ''instigated "the assassiuatiomof
chief of police Hennessey.
A civil engineer named Andrew
S. Jones, of Chattanooga, fell from
the platform of a coach on the
Naslrville, Chattanooga, and St.
Louis Railway, near Bridgeport
Saturday, and was killed instantly.
The Confederate veteransof Fort
Worth and Tarrant County, Tex,,
met on the 16th and formed an or
ganization, one of the purposes of
which is to :aid the establishment
of the veterans homo at Austin, Tex,
Seven thousand persons have
been employed in getting out Mr,
Stanley's new boolc and more than
600 tons of paper have already been
used in England. The English
edition :alone required .240 tons of
A daring negro the other day,
in broad daylight, stole the saddle
rom a Texas sheriff s horse hitched
in front of the court-house. He is
an old hand, and successfully steals
anything he f anciesf ronva sheriff's
saddle to & canary bird.
John McCoy, a negro Tboy aged
a"bout sixteen attempted to outrage
a "little white girl -aged between
eight and nine years, In Claiksville
last Sunday. The brute would, no
doubt, have accomplished Iris de
signs "had he not been discovered
by a wrh'ite gentleman. The megro
J ean Jjannom. a negro boy was
taken from the Chester County jail
by a mob the .other night and se
verely flogged, then returned to the
sheriff. The negro was-confinedin
the jail to await trial for an unsuc
cessful attempt to assault a young
white lady. Threats of lynching
thel)nitearo indulged in.
Robert Gill, a colored man living
in the tenth district of MadiiLn
County, was called to his door a
few nights since by same one who
claimed to want to give him a drink
of whisky. Just as he 'Opened his
door lie was shot and instantly
killed. No clue as to who did the
shooting'has been ascertained.
Thedecision of the United States
Circuit Court in Kansas that the
Wilson law is unconstitutionalled
to the opening of origiual-package
saloons throughout the State Sat
urday. The Prohibitionists held
meetings all over the State peti
tioning for an extra and immediate
session of the legislature to enac
some mother prohibatory measure,
The farmers' .Alliance of North
Carolina will establish a school tha
will provide a liberal education for
the farmers' children at absolutely
cost prices. Each pupil will pay
his or her proportion of the amoun
expended in boardingand teaching
the scholars. The school will be
located at Moorehead City, N. C.
and will accommodate three hun
While superintending the firing
of a-cannon in honor of Buchanan
at Jackson last week, R. H. Dashiel
a young man of that place met with
a narrow escape. The cllnnon had
become very hot with rapid firin
and a charge of powder which Da
sliiell was ramming in prematurely
exploded. The ram-rod narrowly
missed Dashiell's head and he was
, severely powder-burned.
THE HEW ELECTION AW.,
Two Ballot-Boxes and Two Sets
of Officers Now Necessary.
'Following iis the act of 'the Ten-
nessee legislature passed April 6,
890, providing for separate ballot-
boxes to be used in November, elec-
An act to .regulate elections in
this. State for electors for iPresi-
dent and .Vice-President of the
umieu owes, memucrui
of the General Assembly.
- . .
Section.!, lie ltenactedby the
General Assembly of the .State of year 591. Asmotedin the forego
Tennessee, That all the elections ing the portiOI1 of thecrown which
hereafter tobe held on the irs is.of greate8t traditional interest is
by .the Constitution of the State of
Tennessee, there shall be prepared
and furnished by the shernf of each
county two ballot-boxes tor each
voung pre m ,u uuuy, .u.
Sec. 2. J3e it further -enacted, maae jromiie.-iflenticanaiiSKac-That
in one box shall . be deposited cording, to legendary report,- used at
the ballots vcast for electors for
President, and yice-President, and
mmuex VL "Pr"!
ed .the ballots cast for Governor
of the State and :members of the
General Assembby. gers of: the. battle-field.
g -r I if ill0
bEC. 6. lie it lurtner enacteo,
That the. county, courts, at the next
j jn t
ion, shalLappoint six inspectors or
udc;es for. each voting place to su-
perintend the election, three for
the. election of electors for Presi-
dent and Vice-President, and mem-
bers of Congress,:and threefor the
election of Governor of the State,
and members of the General As-
sembly, designating the inspectors
or. juages ior eacn .eiecuon or uai-
Sec 4. Be it further enacted,
That uf the county court .fail to
mike the appointments, as 'herein
required, or t.ny person appointed
refuse to serve, the sheriff, with the
advice of three justices.'or if none
be present, three respectable free-
ning-of the election, appoint
inspectors. wmcn struggles. to Ke?pupwim wie
.Sec. 5. Be it rfurther enacted, procession, and -which sometimes
That while the 'ballots are being gets-ahead.of ;it, proposes' to rpro
deposited and counted, said ballot- pound a(few; interrogatories to Mr.
boxes shall , be kept in -different t. , 6
rooms-of the house where the elec- Buchanarf. jHermustanswerithem
tion is held, or if not .convenient promptly and . expldeityf or take, the
to hold them "in different rooms of consequences. We - are not . to 1 be
a house, they may be kept in dif- trifled with,evenby a man wlio' has
farther apart than two hundred iow, ixr. ucnanan. no.equivooa
feet H a building is not con ven- tion or tergivisation
ient, and if the election is held out Areyoui a emocrat oT are job.
of. a building, the boxes shall -not n mnrwt.?
be nearer than one hundred feet
and not farther ithan two hundred
feet apart .
Sec. fa. JLJe it lurther enactea,
That the qualifications of the judges
anditheoath of the judges and
clerks, and their duties and powers,
and the duties of the sheriff , or
other person holding the elections,
are not changed or .altered irom er a nigger has any soul?
the present requirements of the Do you believe;in;aj)ersonal or
law, only the judges holding ithe imaginary devil?
election for electors for President, you evriijaYe thfimeasJes or
and Vice-President, and Congress- ,tlie whooping-cough?
man shall make certificates as now j)0 you Macbeth was a bet
required by law ior said election, ter man than liis wife ?
and judges holding the election for .Are you a subscriber to theNash
Governor and members of the Gen- Bamier?
eral Assembly shall make certifi- Had you rather smdko.a cob-pipe
cates for said election. than a W cicrar?
Sec. 7. Be it further enacted,
That for each ballot-box there shall
be a receiving officer and clerks,, as
now required by law, with the same
duties and powers, and appointed
as now required by law.
Sec. b. J3e it durther enacted,
That section 841 of the code of
'X'ennessee be and tne seme is nere- jyQ you beioug ro the Molly Ma
by amended as to the number of guires?
judges to be appointed for the elec- Wiat ,do ,you thillk of Annie
tions hereafter to be held on the ooney?
first Tuesday in November as re- ' Jt - , .
quired by the Constitutioirof the These are questions of vital mi
State of Tennessee, and all laws in portanccand unless Mr. Buchanan
conflict with this act are hereby re- answers them promptly and begs
pealed. . , for more to any.ver there are mill-
Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, . , ,
That this act take effect from and ions of Democrats whose .Democ
after its passage, the public welfare racy will bear severe waning and
requiring it . will keep in any climate who .will
.Passed April 0, 1800. ' , not rate. for him.
THE CRUCIFIXION NAILS.
I St. Uuls ltoimMlc.
'One of the mcst. curious i rolic5
preservod in the Ashmolean Muse
um,, atGxfordv'England, isjerown
having ."a frame-work said toihavo
been made of the nails that were.
driven through the hands .and feet
of Jesus .at .Calvary. The .crown
itself is embossed with 'jewels arid
.gold, exhibiting acloRcrcserablanoc
to the .enamelled wort of thepres-
ent day, ;notwithstanding. the. fact
tlmtits.history can! be traced back
r WIC L1U1 wx .ww.wiuhuwvu
.1.1 T l.il . ' . 1 1 .1 n.ii. r ( 1 .11 ?- T'
Agimiius, king otJNormandymtite
the frame-work of i iron, about, $of
anlnch 'bread .and ldO of n inch
an thickness, attached lo the inner
circumference - of theneweUed. su-
p THig iron band Was
the Crucifixion: civen'bv the' Em-
Helena-who,' history . says,
was the discoverer of the cross-to
r son, Constantino the Great as a
miraculous protection from thedan-
'The priest who exhibits the crown
, .. ... ... ,
tocurious visitors points out -as a
nmuwuvui .wu:m, , um uccb uit
taat tnere is not a single specfc Oi
rust upon the; iron ralthoughat nas
now been exposed to the 'dampness
t , ,
of ihe atmosphere ior .more .than
fifteen centuries. The. crown was
originally made.Sor Agilulf usj king
0f the . Lombards, under the super-
vision iot Thendelinde. .'his wife.
who hadifallenheir to the saereld
iriLL mUCIIANAN ANSWER.
oit(n cauntr tocmacnat.
Since it is the fashion to propound
questions to candidates for Govern-
K and-other offices, the Democrat,
Aro von amtWUrfif the OvifintAl
Order of .Humility, and if so have
VOu taken !.the -deffree of rG. R.
you" believe' in the'Dred Scott
aecision, and if so why not1?
Do you iHeye jn immersion or
dipping ?em clear-under?
d0 V0U lbelieve thata RepublicRui
Have youread Tolstoi's" KreutzcT
(Did you go to Forepaugli'sshow,
or did you ever, sir, cuss?
Did you ever steal a. watermelon?
Do you believe that molocules
are. a better f e rtilizer than than pro-