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CAMDEN, TENNESSEE, FJIIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1800.
II. YV. MANNON.
MANNON & HERRIN,
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.1 FULL LINE OF
Toilet Articles, ferrymen, Soaps, ail Drnsgists Sundries.
East side public square, CAMDEN, TENN.
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CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000.
-BOARD OF DIHECTORS-
J. II. FARMER.
V. !. II AXLE Y.
T. C. RYE.
B. F. 1IATLEY.
. SIMON NOBLES.
SIMPSON. U. F
A. J. FARMEH.
I). M. FARMER.
J. II. FARMER, President.
II. F. STKJALL, Vice-President.
A. C. McRAE.
M. A. IIATLEY
A. C. Mult AE, CiiKliler
Receives deposits, makes loans, and does a general banking business
1'rompt attention given, collections. l:tf.
-WILL BE SENT-
TO ANY ADDRESS THREE MONTHS
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GIVE IT A THREE MONTHS TRIAL!
The New York Sun
Some people agree with Thk Sun's opinions
about men and tilings, and noine iwople don t;
but eveobody likes to get hold of the newspaper
which Is never dull and never afraid to speak its
"Democrats know that for twenty years Thk
Sun has fought in the front line for Democratic
i rinciples, never wavering or weakening m Its
iovaltv to the true Interests of the party it serves
with fearless intelligence and disinterested visor.
At times opinions have differed as to the best
-means or necompiisiiuiK wc wiuiu iui.. -
FARM FOR SALE!
it is not The Sun's Xault if It has seen further
into the millstone.
Eighteen hundred and ninety-one will be a
treat year in American politics, and everybody
should read Thk bum.
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PailY, per year
undav, per year
Daily and Sunday, per year - - -Daily
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Weekly Sun, one year
Address THE SUN, New York.
) - ACRES, 1 mite southwest of Cainden, one
))) half eleuivd, balance fine timber, (iood
dwelling, barn, and out-houses; good water, good
orchard, and good neighborhood. Will sell all or
half interest. Terms, one-half cash In advance
For fuller particulars address,
W. P. SAUNDERS,
'JC:lt Camden, Tenn
The Mississippi constitutional
convention lias adjourned.
Immense quantities of apricots
ore being canned in California.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Stanley
sailed from Liverpool to New York
Wisconsin's crop of wild small
fruits amounts to over 1,000,000
No dibar sheep produces a larger
proportion of red maat than the
Charles Rechi was accidently
shot and killed at Moberly, Mo.,
Considerable excitement prevails
in Limestone County, Ala., over the
discovery of oil wells.
tV fire at New Albany, Ind., de
stroyed the New Albany Woolen
Mills, Hie loss is estimated at
?k'T.Gton, Tex., has granted a free
use or ner streets tor tnirty-nve
years to an electric street railway
The American Tiorse shew is in
session at Chicago. One thousand
horses, including all the famous
breeds, -are on exhibition.
The receipts of the Internal Rev
enue Department at Nashville for
the month of October amounted to
The survey of ihe3$aeb.villfc and
Mississippi Delta Railrodd is bein
made. It will run through a very
rich agricultural section.
The first snow storm of the sea
son occurred at Knoxville October
30th, It .snowed for three hours
but melted as fast as it fell.
Nathan Bell, of Columbus, Ind.,
las been sent to the penitentiary
or the th time. .His father .snd
a brother are also convicts.
The agent of the Wells-Fargo
iixpress company at lueauniie,
Pa., was robbed of several thousand
dollars by masked men last week
Charles Cathey and Aaron Child-
ress, ootn colored were xneu ant
f 1 . 1 ft 1
rmor t on e h tor frn.ve rohtnnf?,
at jMud-l rccsboro, Tenn., last Sa'tur
Edward Mullen, a railway con
ductor while attempting to board a
moving train at Nashville, last week,
fell upon the track and wascrushed
A great many of the oranges on
lie west coast of Florida have been
sold for SI per box on the trees.
This is an advance over the price
paid in previous years.
The best authorities say Califor
nia will this year pack about one
and a half million boxes of raisins.
This is about twenty times the raisin
output of ten years .ago.
Articles of incorporation have
been filed in Louisville embracing
all the leading leaf tobacco houses
of that city and Cincinnati. The
capital stock is $4,000,000.
The Farmers' Alliance of Laud
erdale County, Ala., have purchased
the East Florence operahouse for
81,000, and will make it an Alliance
warehouse and supply store.
Lou Wallace, a female inmate of
the Memphis workhouse, was acci-
ilently shot by one of the negro
guards and fatally wounded last
Seventeen head of -cattle stand
ing near a wire fence at Collins
ville, Tex., during a rainstorm, were
killed by an electric current a few
Workmen near Kansas City, Mo.,
while digging for the foundation of
a building last Saurday, unearthed
an iron pot that contained 85,000
in gold coin.
OR SAIE-WE HAVE HUNDREDS O
OLD XEWSPAFERS FOR SALE AT THIS
OFFICE. THERE IS NOTHING BETTER
TO PLACE UNDER CARPETS, WRAP UP
SUMMER CLOTHING IX FOR PACKING
AWAY FOR THE "WINTER, AS WELL AS
HUDREDS OF OTHER USES TO WHICH
THEY CAN RE PUT.
Feice 25 Cents Vjxi Hundredi
Mr. Robert Jones, jr., a cottou
buyer of Memphis, disappeared a
few weeks ago and has not been
heard -of since. It is thought he
was embarrassed financially.
The census office announced the
population of the United States
last Friday to bo 62,480,510. These
figures beinc: exclusive of white
persons in Indian Territory, am:
Indians on reservations and Alaska
It as claimed that a genuine like
ness of Ghristopher Columbus has
been discovered in Genoa. It is
dated 1501 and bears the signature
of Lorenzo Lotti.
The lody of a negro who attempt
ed to outrage a Mrs. Matthews near
Athens, Ala., and who was shot by
the lady, was found partly eaten by
buzzards last week.
A. flaw has been discovered "in
one of the castings of the new
cruiser Maine that will cause a de-
ay of several months and several
housands of dollars expense.
An unknown Italian was found
murdered at Louisville last week.
The supposition is that he was fol
lowed there from New Orleans and
killed at the instance of the Mafia.
Fourteen of the most prominent
contractors of Buffalo, N. Y., are
declared to have entered into a
conspiracyto cheat the city govern
ment out of several thousand dol
One Brownlow, with several
aliases was convicted as a pension
swindler in the United States dis
trict court at Nashville last Friday,
and sentenced to ten months in
The State Agricultural Depart
ment in its report for October esti
mates the -corn -crop at 57,000,000
bushels, the 'peanut crop at 540,000
bushels and the cotton crop at 325,-
Fifty years ago there were 84,
000,000,000 invested in agriculture,
and now there-aro -811,000000,000.
There were then one million farms
now there are between four and five
Grave fears are entertained that
there will be a :strike among the
cokersat Seottsdale, Pa. A num
ber of union men have leen dis
charged "whieli is the cause of the
The Farmers' Alliance of Law
rence County, Miss., has passed a
resolution condemning Mr. Boyd,
delegate to the constitutional con
vention, because he opposed a pro
hibition amendinentin the new constitution.
On his death-bed, -near Colum
bus, Ind., last week, Thomas Tag-
gart, a farmer, confessed to having
murdered and robbed Thomas
Jameson, an Ohio man, in 18S5.
Taggart died shortly after making
The force bill is needed in Co
lumbus, Ind. Tho colored people
there have taken their children
from the white schools and insist
upon having a separate building
and teachers of their own color.
Dr. Evans, of Chester, Pa., was
called to attend John Anderson, a
Swede, last week, and, not being
able to diagnose the case, he sent
the man to the University Hospital
at Philadelphia. There the doct
ors pronounced the case one of lep
rosy. Anderson will be sent to the
county alms-house, where he will
be confined in a separate building
until ilea tli.
Tho steamer Leona, from ' Gal
veston to New York, with sixty-five
passengers and 5,500 -bales of cot
ton, took fire shortly-after anchor
ing at New York last Saturday.
The passengers and crew escaped.
but the steamer had be to scuttled.
The celebration of tho one hun
dredth anniversary of the organi
zation of the Ebeneezer Methodist
Episcopal Church, at Philadelphia,
Pa., has just been held. This is
the oldest Methodist Church in
Philadelphia, and has an interest
John Wesser marshal of Kings
ton, Tenn., and James Edwards shot
and killed each other last Monday.
Edwards was drunk and Wesser at
tempted to arrest him. Both -men
drew their guns and fired tho same
instant and died within 5 ..minutes
of each other.
The crows of the various life-saving
stations along tho New Jersey
coast are constantly patroling the
beach on the look-out for floating
bodies of those who perished in the
recent wreck of the two steamers.
Forty-two out the sixty-seven lost
have been recovered.
A man in' Covington, Ky.,- offereld
to. bet 8100 to 810 that all the pray
ing people in that' State -.couldn't
change the weather,and a church
deacon sought to get a warrant for
him. The justice not only refused
to issue one, but said ; he'd make
another wager of the same sort
The body of a sixteen-year old
daughter of .G. Westlcy Homsby,
a farmer living near Columbia, S.
C, was found in 'a field near her
home last week. There were indi
cations of a terrible struggle, and
the . supposition is .that sho had
been outraged and then murdered.
Owing to contentions with the
speaker the day previous, Senator
Terill, of the Oklahoma legislature,
laid a revolver on his -desk u the
senate chamber the other day with
the remark that he would see
whether the speaker again brazenly
disregarded the rules of the house.
A woman ia LaFayette. Ind,,
wanted to rid an alcohol barrel of
of the odor. She dropped a live
coal in the bung and she won't be
in walking order before January'!.
Nine-tenths-of the barrel hit her at
once and the remainder of it bursted
in the windows. Detroit JFree-Press.
There are-a hundred and ninety
six '-women employed as telegraph
operators in the Western TJnion'8
offices in New York City. ;It is
said that a -husband aud wife are
working side by side. They are
perfectly matched in skill, but the
man gets 815 jxjr month more than
In East Tewas, Mich., n lady is
postmaster, another carries on the
business of the telegraph office and
has girl messengers, another is pro
prietor of the best hotel, lady print
ers get out the weekly newspaper,
a woman manages a big tea house,
and two others have general stores,
the school teachers are women, anil
so are the clerks in the stores.
Last week W. D. Jones, a prom
inent -physician of Osceola, Ark.,
was summoned to the country and
told his wife he would be absent
for some time. He returned unex
pectedly early the next morning and
found Dwight McKinney, a neigh
bor and -a large planter, in the
house with lv's wife. Infuriated at
the sight ho drew his pistol and
opened fire on the guilty couple.
Tho first shot killed his wife's par
amour. Dr. Jones then fired upon
his wife, three shots taking effects.
She was alive at last accounts, brtf
her condition critical.