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AND ITEMS .lKTEKKKTINO TO TOWN
AND .COUNTY HUUKC1UBEUS.
The now bank building 'is ready
The public school at the Benton
Seminary closes to-day.
A photographer's tout has been
pitched in the court-yard.
Mr. G. W..Shelton has had a now
roof put on his business house.
Littlo Miss Pearl Arnold has re-covered
from a slight attack of fever.
Tho debris of tho old Hartley
building has not been removed yet.
Mr. P. Melton and family visited
relatives at Alice, this county, Sun
day. Dr. and !Mrs. W. T. Hubbs camo
-down from Nashville last Wednes
day. The bridge near the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church is out of re
pair. The Chronicle is issued too
late this week to make all the mails
Mrs. E. E. Pry visited in the vi
cinity of Pristow for several days
Mr. W. CP. Lewis is having his
residence in Brooklyn Heights re
Thursday November 27 has been
proclaimed Thanksgiving day by
Born, in this city, Wednesday of
last week, to Mr. .and Mrs. J. A,
'Clement, a son.
The new residence of Judge B.
(X Scruggs, on Paris street, will be
..completed next week.
Mrs. E. B. Terrell, of German-
town is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
;H: W. Mannon, this city.
A branch of the Young Men's
Christian Association will be or
.ganized at this place shortly.
An addition is being added ito
the residence occupied by Mrs. M.
M. Dodson, in South Camden.
Prayer meeting services were
held at the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, Sunday evening.
Mr. Joe Yarbrough, of Nashville,
BpentSunday with his mother, Mrs.
..Mary Yarbrough, South Camden,
Misses Sissie and Nancy, Stigall
;and Cassie Maiden visited relatives
.and friends at Big Sandy last Sun
Mr. Filas Bond of Holladay was
in Camden .Saturday and Sunday.
" lie lof t for Nashville Sunday after
noon. We like only about a thirteen
counties of having complete offi
cial returns of tho vote for .gov-
J. M. Lashlee, esq., of the tenth
-district, has returned f rom a visit
to relatives in the vicinity ot Mos
Mrs. Leona Boswcll has moved
hev family to Camden. They oc
cupy tho A. J. Farmer residence,
in North Camden.
If you want to get your paper at
The CnitONiCLE office instead of
the post-office notify us and we will
make the change.
Tho band boys are down to steady
work with their concert. They ex
pect to l)e ready to present it to the
public during the coming Holidays,
The new parsonage built by tho
.members of tlie Methodist Episco
pal Church, South, is a credit to
their energy and an ornament to
There will be 104 Democrats and
'.28 Republicans in the next Ten
nessee General Assembly. Forty
nine of the Democratic members
belong to the Alliance.
Married, at the residence of tho
Tirido's father, Mr. J..M. Spencer
,3 miles south from Camden, Sun
Jnv nffomonu. Mr. T. W. McCluro
.and Miss Josie Spencer. Rev. A
Mr.TCne officiating The Ciiron-
jclf offers congratulations.
Mrs. W. J. King, of near Paris,
Tenn., after spending several days
with her daughter, Mrs. W. A.
Steele, jr., of South Camden, re
turned homo last Monday.
The correspondence from various
parts of tho county to The Chron
icle last week was unusually large
and very newsy. Why can not the
writers do as well every w eek ?
The bondsmen of C. N. Gill, who
ran away last week, have so far
failed to learn anything of his
whereabouts. His wife and chil
dren have gono to near Erin, Tenn.
A stable and corn-crib belong-
to Dr. F. M. Capps, at Coxburgh,
were consumed by fire, tho origin
Of which is not known, last Mon
day evening. Fortunately thero
was no stock in tho stable. The
buildings and about 20 barrels of
corn, which was in the crib, are. - a
T. II. II A TEMAX.
Mr. Tom II. Bateman began run-
i i i
nmg an auvertisement in these col
umns with our last issue. Mr.
Rev. J. G. Jones was prevented Bateman deals exclusively in Jur-
f rom attending the meeting of con
ference this week on account of tho
Kprinns illness nf Mrs. Jmins. Tlr
many friend wish .her a speedy recovery.
Mr. A. G. McDaniel is attending
the annual conference of tho Meth
odist Episcopal Church, South,
now in session at Dyersburgh. We
failed to learn the .names of other
All we have been able to learn in
regard to the vote between Castile
and Caraway in .Decatur County,
is a .rumor to the effect that Castile
received a majority of about 130
votes over Caraway. If true this
is a Democratic gain.
Messrs. W. H. Rushing, John C
Rushing, Bob Rushing, Will Cor.
bett, W. H. Evans, W. F. Bivins,
Harris McAuley, G. W. Arnold,
Landon Wyly, E. E. Fry, and W.
C. :East composed a hunting party
to the Mouth of Cypress this week.
They bagged quite a lot of game,
The following is the official vote
of the lower precinct in the .ninth
civil district, which was not.receiv
ed in time for . our last paper, but
is included in the complete vote
published elsewhere: Buchanan 41,
Baxter 28 ; Enloe 35, McKinney 31 ;
Castile 33, Caraway 34; Lashlee 42
.A movement is on foot among the
ladies of the Methodist. Episcopal
Church, South, to organize a La
JLadies' Aid Society for Camden,
Such societies are very successful
organizations in nearly every town
and city, and we don't seo why one
should not accomplish much, good
The following couples have been
granted license to marry since the
ast issue of The Chronicle, to
wit: W. L. Cooper-and Mattie
Blount, Robert Hancock and Vile
na Childress, C. H. Haywood and
Mary E. Pinkston, AY. T. McClure
and Josie Spencer, J. S. Spence
and Lanoer Mitchell.
The local sentiment of Benton
County seems to be overwhelming
for Frank M. Allen to bo continued
in the office of . State comptroller
under Governor Buchanan's ad.
ministration. Mr. Allen has made
an efficient official, and another
term in office, according to Demo
cratic custom, is due. him.
Judgo B. C. Scruggs and Dr. J.
!. Florence conveyed the latter's
sister, Mrs. Marry Simmons, to the
asylum at Bolivar Wednesday. On
leaving Bolivar to get the train for
Camden tho hack turned over, and
both gentlemen were thrown out
but fortunately tho team was a gen
tie one and no serious injuries were
Tho question is, do tho people of
Camden desire to. avail themselves
niture and other lines of goods car
ried by furniture men. He carries
a large stock of assorted grades and
only proposes to make but a small
profit. Ho cordially invites the
public to call and examine his
stock and compare his prices with
quotations received elsewhere.
Tho Pleasant Valley Debating
Society held its regular meeting
ast Saturday evening, and discuss-
1 tho following question: "Re
solved, That man will strive harder
or the love of woman than for
money. Ihe judges , decided in
avor of tho affirmative. ' The oucs-
ion for debate next Saturday eve-
unnr is "liesoived. l hat there is
more interest taken in religion
that politics." Messrs. AY. Baker
and T. B. Herrin will lead the de
Pleasant Valley, Nov. 11, '98.
FROM FA III VIEW.
TO OUR UFA DEliS.
The complaints of subscribers to
The Chronicle about the postal
service at Camden have become
so frequent that we have made ar
rangements to keep the papers of
all who desire us to do bo at The
Chronicle office. All who desire
to make the change will please no.
tify us, otherwise their paper will
continue to bo placed in the post-
office, and wo can not bo held re
sponsible if you do not receive' it.
THREW AT 1 TRAIN.
Friday night as train No. 3, on
the. Nashville, Chattanooga and St.
Louis Railway was passing between
Johnsonville and Camden some un
known miscreant threw a rock at it.
The missile struck one of the win
dow& of the sleeper, and.alady, who
was sitting near, was slightly cut by
the ; shattered glass. 'We are in
formed that - one Lee Wiggins and
a man by name of Doty, both resi
dents of Hustburgh, Humphreys
County, have since been arrested
charged with having done the
FROM 121 A.
ROM PLEAS A XT VALLEY.
Mr Charles AATilson and his class
in music from Ramble Creek neigh
borhood, made some excellent voca
music at the Flatwoods-church last
We understand that it is a settled
fact that we are to have a stave f ac
tory at Eva. Such an enterprise
would be of materal benefit to our
Some boys rocked No. 53, 'the
west-bound passenger' train on the
Nashville, Chatanooga, and St.
Louis Railway at tho Robertson
crossing near this place last Friday
night, breaking a window where a
lady with a child was seated, and
it is reported that they received
very painful wounds about tho head
from tho broken glass. It is to bo
hoped that tho guilty parties will bo
brough to justico for their cowardly
Eva, November 13, 1890.
FROM MORRIS CHAPEL.
Mr. A. H. Melton killed a wild
turkey in Big Sandy River bottom
The fanners of this vicinity com
)lain that the yield of the corn crop
is not so good as was anticipated a
Mrs. Martha McDaniel -arid her
nephew, Sherman McDaniel, have
returned from a lengthy visit on
Our celebrated trapper, Daniel
Beaton, now has out ten traps. He
captured two coons in one night and
the too of 'fdiother.
Mr. Simon Nobles, of the seventh
district, spent Sunday with his
daughter, Mrs. Jennie Baker, who
has been very sick for the last week.
Mr. Asa Melton says his crop of
cotton will average over '1,000
pounds per acre. He has tho boss
cotton crop in this , neck-o'-the
It seems that the Democratic cy
clone last week almost swept the
Republican party out of existence.
Let the campaign of education go
Married, last Sunday, Mr. W. E.
Cooper and Miss Mattie Blount.
May joy, and peace, and" long life
be their happy lot, ' is the wish of
their many friends.
Dr. A. M. Hawley, of Big Sandy,
spent Sundaywith us on his return
from a visit to his mother, Mrs Sal-
lie Hawley, and sister, Mrs. N. E,
"Van'Huss, who reside in the north
end of the country.
Eairview, Nov. 11, 1890.
FROM HOLLA VAT
Mr. Henry Miller cut his foot
with an axe last week.
Mr. AVitt French has lost another
fine horse from the blind staggers.
Mr. A. C. Farrer is making some
needed improvements on his dwell
of the benefits they would receive ing near tho chapel.
from another line of railway to this Mr. J. L. Summers, of Illinois, is
place ? Tho opportunity has pre- visiting his father, Mr. AV..D. Sum-
sented itself, and no time should bo
lost in making the necessary ar
ran gem cuts for the Paducah, Ten
nessee, and Alabama 'Railroad to
come to Camden
The thief who robbed R. B. Rowe,
of Big Sandy, Tenn., of $305 here
last Friday, has been caught .He
proved to bo Dick AVaddington, a
mcrs, of this vicinity.
Mr. A. F. Anderson and son made
a business trip to the south; end of
the county last week,
Mr. Albert Cancer, of Gibson
County, is visiting relatives .and
friends in this vicinity
The musical at the residence of
Mr. John Bishop Sunday evening
negro who cooked at Boyd & Wash's was largely attended by the young
restaurant where Rowo was Dut to folks,
sleep while drunk. The detection
of the guilty man exonerates Henry
Deyers, who put Rowe to bed and
who was suspected. Paducah, Ky.,
special .to Memphis Commercial,
Mr. W. F. Stephens, while lay.
i 1 1 i I 1 I
ing tno iounaation tor a large cam
on his place, hurt his back while
lifting the heavy timbers.
. Morris Cilvtel, November 12.
Prof. AV. E. Rogers left for
.'Mr. AAT. F. Harrison hasdiis stave
factory in running order again.
Ex-Governor Alvin Hawkins, of
Huntingdon, was in town to-day.
Mr. J. D. Warren, of Hunting
don was on our streets. Saturday.
Messrs. G. B. Lyles and Bevie
Holladay are reported on the sick
Rev. J. L. Weaver is attending
conference at Dyersburgh this
Mr. U. B. Bonds, of the -firm of
Bonds & Hubbs,! left for Nashville
Messrs. E. C. Hubbs and J. S.
Thomas visited ' friends at Sugar
Mrs. Kate Leslie, who has been
visiting.at Gardner, Tenn., returned
Prof. S. C.rarish and Miss Holla
Baber attended the marriage of Mr.
Blount and Miss Dora McAuley,
of Maple Creek, Wednesday.
Quite a number of young people
from this place attended the Sun
day school celebration at Green
Hill, Carroll County, Sunday.
Several from Holladay witnessed
tho marriage of Rev. J. J. Lessen-
berry and Miss Beulah Fry at Su
gar Tree, last AATednesday evening.
May joy, peace, and happiness ac
company the happy couple through
Our Republican friends seem to
be in great distress over the result
of the late election, while the Dem
ocrats are rejoicing over their glo.
rious victory. If the Democratic
party will do its duty tho entire
control of the Government will be
placed in its charge in 1892.
. Holladay, Novembcr.ll.
How good a man i.s to his wife tlio first
Jay after sha has caught him doing some
thing wrong. Moitdville Tribune.
Voi:u Teeth Thoso desiring to have.
me do work for them in the Dental lino
willplcaso como in us soon as possible
and seo vac, as I will , clone myolliuo
January 1, 1801, and do no more work
in that line for four months as my time
will bo otherwise employed.
U. M. JMcAulev, Dentist,
J-.j Camdeu, Tenn.
When you arc at . Big Sandy call and
see T. B. Cantrell he has charge of
Young & Nobles' establishment. 25-tf
AVhy don't, they discover that a hotel is
a death-trap Iwf ore the trap is sprung ?
For the latest styles in fall. and winter
hats f ok ladies, misses, and children go to
Mrs. Fanny Thompson. 2 .1-4
AVhen it comes to Riving advice the
most economical of us are extravagant.
, Nellie Bly got around the world, pretty
lively, but Cheatham's Tasteless'. Chill
Tonic will go it at a still better pace.
Try a bottle when.in need of a remedy
for chills. Sold by Mannon. ,& Ilemn.
Mr. Quay has not learned "iliow , il
feels to own a governor." -New, York
Say, friend ! fltop taking so many pills i
and try Liquid Cathartic Compound.
Never affiliates -with the system. Sold
by Mannon & Herrin. lC-ly.
All the troubles of the sugar .trust
seem to como. in, a lump. liocnester
..Anything from, a harvesting machine-
to a dose of pills can be had at .Young
p. xti.i Ti ci i rnrr it
The man who joins an assessment in
surance company can take a melancholy
pleasure in. thinking of the many tlmt
will . mourn ,.Uis , , death. Indianapolis
Mrs. Fanny Thompson has just receiv
ed a new line of Nellie Bly caps and other
late fashions. in. ladies' and misses' hats.
.In this little casket I. have, preserved
all these years the dearest remembrance
of.my honeymoon. , It Lithe hotel bill.
.The eighth wonder of. the world just
discovered Cheatham's Tasteless Chill
Tonic. . It will prove a boon to humanity.
It is the same tonic as that heretofore
sold under the same name except that.it
is tasteless. .Guaranteed to cure. For
sale by Mannon & Horrin.
You would think there is. a premium
offered for iools: there are so many who
lose no opportunity for., being.foolish.
Come! come to. the new drug store
Mannon & Herrin's and get n bottle of
The New South for oclic, diarrhea, -griping,
New York may make the most of- its
Count do Paris, tor it can have nc .new
count de census. Lowell Courier.
Young & Nobles have just added a com
plete line of drugs, to the'r. business at
Big Saufly. , 25-tf.
A single hair can be stretched one-
third its entire length. When a man ap
pears with a blonde hair on his shoulder
and is met by his brunette wife, the hair
seems to be .20 miles long. Boston
The .malarious enmrner will soon be
hore. Buy a bottle of Cheatham's Taste
less. Chill Tonic and fortify . yourself
against chills and fever. , It is absolute
ly guaranteed- to cure cud pleasant to
take. . Sold by Mannon &.IIerru.
I told you the new drug 6toro would
keep all the lirst-class remedies Liquid
Cathartic Compound for the liver and
New South for summer complaint., ly
Hardware, Drugs, and Family Grocer
iesThanking our friends for past pat
ronage, and soliciting a continuance Of
the same, we announce that we are pre
pared to serve you with first-class goods
iu the above lines.
. Young & Nobles,
25 Big Sandy,. Tenn.
Why scratch your .life away wheu a
little bottle of Hunt's cure judiciously
applied will cure the worst case of itch
ever known? If not it costs you noth
ing. Trice 00 cents. Sold by Mannon
& Herrin. . 2-3 :4
Thef.eiji.oxe1 Young & Nobles, Big
Sandy, carry complete lines of hardware,
family groceries, and drugs Complete
means they have anything in tho above
lines the public wants. Call and see.
Mr. T. B. Cantrell occupies a placo be
hind their counters, anl will be pleased