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AND ITEMS' INTEItEHTING TO TOWN
AND COUNTY NUBHCUIBERS.
County' court meets next Mon
School adjourned for Thanks
Who will' bo the next man to
erect a brick block in Camden ?
Mr. J. J. Cole, of Garfield, was
in the city the first of the week,
T. J. Lowryi esq., of Eva, is in
Camden to-day T looking after busi
Mr. I N. AVilson left Wednes
day on a' business trip to Jackson
Mr. J. R. Presson has gone to
Roxie, Carroll County, to engage
in teaching school
Mr. Dorsey Rushing has given
up his place with Mr. C. K. W yly.
and gone to-Texas.
Mr. A. J. Hicks, of Big Sandy,
was a pleasant caller at The Chron
icle office last Tuesday.
" Would you increase your busi
ness? It can be profitably done
by judicious newspaper advertis
nig. Miss Mary McGill, of Dickson,
visited her brother, Dr. W- P. Mc
Gill, of this place, the first of this
Mr." W. W. Atchison and broth
er, Sol, of Big Sandy, were up to
see their inother,,Mrs.. Cora Atchi
son, this week.
A. pleasant social party was giv
en at the residence of Mrs. Cora
Atchison, in West Camden, last
Mr. F-G. McElyea is adding the
third coat of paint to his residence,
which adds considerable to the ap
pearance of the same.
"We want a Sunday mail at
Camden," is an expression fre
quently made by our business men
Why can't we have lit
Mr. John L. Douglas, who was
employed at Dr. Shannon s stave
factory near Garfield, had his lin
ers badly mangled by the machin
ery on Wednesday of last week.
Mr. Harrison Williams, accom
panied by his daughter, Mrs. Ten
ny Williams, of Henry County, vis
ited his daughter, Mrs. F. C. Whit
field, Tuesday, returning home the
The Chronicle heartily endors
es the suggestion of Messrs. Wall
and Cotton of the Benton Semina
ry for a reading club at this place.
We suggest that steps be taken at
once and the club organized,
Perhaps if the rubbish of the
Hartley building was removed and
disposed of those who reside near
by would not be continually alarm
ed at the prospect of being burnt
out should the rubbish accidental
ly be set on fire.
Rev. J. G. Jones left for Mifflin
Wednesday to take charge of that
circuit as pastor for the next twelve
months. His family remain here
for awhile, owing to the indisposi
tion o Mrs. Jones, who is stopping
at the Stigall House.
The grocery firm of Bivens &
McAuley, doing business at this
nlace, made an assignment last
week, A. C. McRae is the assignee
No statement was made as to the
assets and liabilities, out it is
thought they will be able to settle
The mass meeting Saturday eve
i t 1 1 T
nmg, as was expected, developed
the fact that our citizens aro alive
and wide-awake to the enormous
advantages we would secure in the
building of the Paducah, Tennes
see, and Alabama Railroad to Cam
den. Now for the road. Delays
Rev. J. N. Hall, a Baptist min
fster, of Fulton, Ky., and Rev. H
G. Fleming, a Christian minister.
of Waverly, Tenn., will meet in a
joint discussion at the court house
in Camden Tuesday, December 2.
The first subject being "Design of
baptism." Camden being chosen in
Mr. S. L. Dyer is on the sick list
Send TnE Chronicle six months
to A. J I. Melton, Bier Sandy.
Born, to the wife of Isaac Mathe-
ny, one day last week, a son.
W. B. Herndon and family vis
ited at Big Sandy yesterday.
There is much excitement about
the Hessian fly being in all the
early sown wheat.
Luther Van Huss and Walter
Davis returned home last Satur
day from Arkansas, being satisfied
that Benton County is their choice
for n home.
Rev. Mr. Parnell, of McKenzie,
the new pastor at Tleasant Ridge
Church, preached his first sermon
ast Sunday to quite an apprecia
Fairview, November 25.
Mr. L. P. Thomason, of Mat
lock's Chapel, was seen on our
streets Tuesday, as cheerful as ever.
Messrs. E. T. Woods and Jacob
Peebles are contemplating the
erection of a tan yard at this place.
Mr. T. L. Johnson and family,
of 'Possum Creek, were the guests
of Dr. C. F. Hartley Saturday and
Farmers are busy gathering the
peanut crop, which proves to bo
good. . The corn crop is much bet
ter here then any other locality on
Coxuurgh, November 23.
FROM SIOUX T ZIOX.
Jasper Berry has rented the Pat-
sey Wheatley farm and. will move
to it soon.
Ed. Pierce, esq., and Mr. James
Brown, who havo been sick, are
able to be up.
Mrs. W. D. Wheatley and daugh
ter, Miss Alice, and William Camp
of Danville, attended the proces.
sion yesterday. .
The Parker heirs are dividing
their land. Ten acres, including
the well-known sulphur spring, is
to be sold to the highest bidder.
W. D. Wheatley closed an inter-
Mr. D. B. Thomas went to Wav
Mr. Jj. Jj. btem is engaged in
selling bibles at this place.
Mr. T. J. Lowry, our clover mer
chant at this place, went to Nash
ville Thursday on business.
Our people are anticipating the estinS writing school Here yester-
uromised eood road law that is to A grana treal ana procession
be eiyvcted by the next general as
Mr. H. C. Patrick is the cham
pion squirrel hunter of this place,
while Mr. T. J. Lowry is ahead on
the number of birds killed.
The site for the new stave fac
tory was staked off to-day and in a
were features of the closing exer
Mount Zion, November 22.
FROM RIG SANDY.
The sick are all improving except
little Myrtle Alsup, she is very low,
Miss Luna Hawley was on the
short while the factory will be in sick list for a few days last week,
operation and ready for business. Mr. W. K. Hicks has gone to
The reading club recently organ- Louisville with a load of cattle and
ized at this place is very interest- hogs.
ing to those who take part in it. C. M. Wilson has an interesting
Everybody is invited to take part singing class of little people at this
and assist in it making it a success, nlace.
The move to organize a reading
elub at this place should meet the lieu o Cliaik jjill or the pace 0f
hearty approval and support ot tne discussion,
young peupi j. Jam(?g g residing 3
The committee appointed at the I hs gouth of Camden left with
mass meeting oaturuayevenuigaiu-g ft wHte pganut con
meeting with encouragement irom taining four devolped kcrnclf3
every source m tne couniy. , A fourkernel white peanut is sel
i i I A
Quite a. number ot ladies and dom foTln(j and one witn gve rarey
gentlemen with the children1 ot the
town were grouped and photograph
ed in tha court yard this week.
Dr. H. Lindsey, of Eufala,. Ind,
T., has our thanks for copies of
Territorial papers furnished
We find them very interesting.
if ever. Mr. Spencer says he will
give a bushel of peanuts to any
gentlemen who will give him one
of the latter.
We have been asked for inform
ation regarding the origin of
Thanksgiving. It originated with
Quite a number' from this place tlie anng of the Pilgrim fathers
went to Pleasant Valley Sunday.
nrntrarled meeting at ' that
place closed Wednesday evening.
The Camden band concert will
be given in the new bank' building
sometime during circuit court
week. A splendid time is prom
ised. Dr. H. W. Mannon has removed
his family into-the residence in the
' rear of the building now occupied
by the Camden Bank & Trust Com
pany. Judge B. C. Scruggs has moved
into his new and elegant residence
on Paris street. We are glad to
have the judge permanently loca
ted in our midst.
It is a hard matter for a country
man to dispose of a load of 8-feet
wood in Camden. If they would
cut it in stove lengths they would,
Derhaps, find a better demand
County Clerk W. A. Steele, jr.,
has issued the following marriage
license since our last issue: D. M.
'Watson and Lou. Oakley, and D.
J. Farmer and Fjen Wheatley.
Rev. Thomas Fi Bowman deliv
ered auite an interesting sermon to
a large and appreciative andience
f. hfl Cumberland Presbyterian
Church Sunday evening. He left
. fnr Pleasant Yalley Monday to as
TV C. Scruggs in the
blow f ""o
Wrfirled meeting at that place,
Eva, November 24
FROM MATLOCK'S CHAPEL.
at Plymouth, and was formerly eel
ebrated on different Thursdays in
November, as fixed by proclama
tion by the various State governors,
but has now come to be generally
observed on the last Thursday in
November, as announced by Presi
There are some people who, it
seems, will never learn that when
hey send communications to a
A 1 1 i 1
newspaper tor publication they
must, among other rules, write the
names of persons and places plain
ly so that the compositor can avoid
making mistakes and offending
some one. The mere mention of
the matter at this time will doubt
less give some recent contributors
to understand why their articles
have not appeared in print.
Yesterday was the day which is
annually set aside by proclamation
for returning thanks for the many
blessings of life, and is recognized
as a great national holiday and is
looked forward to by the majority
of the American peoplo with the
same feeling which the small boy
of Camden anticipates' Christmas.
Appropriate thanksgiving services
returning thanks for the many
blessings of the past twelve months
were conducted by Mr. Thomas
Cotton at the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, last evening.
Mr. Nathan Phillips, an old Ben
ton County boy, who now resides
at Atlanta, Ga., is visiting in this
On the 20th instant death claimed
for its victim the infant child of
William Wilson. We extend sympathies.
Mr. J. B. Bledsoe, of this place,
has gone to Dickson County in
search of hands. He says he will
not return until the object of his
trip is accomplished. Poor fellow,
we never expect him back.
The excursion steamer Nesbitt
passed up Friday morning en route
to the Chattanooga fair. A band
on board the steamer was render
ing some splendid music, which
could be heard plainly several miles
from the river.
Messrs. AV.R. and Calvin Dreden
found the dead body of the carpen
ter, ( name unknown, ) who fell from
the steamer Speed one night last
week. The body was found near
the mouth of Eagle Creek and car
ried to Johnsonville and placed in
charge of his father.
Matlock's Chapel, Nov. 23.
Messrs. U. A. Potts and John B.
Waters visited the country last
Messrs. D. M. Nobles and J. F,
Pierce, of Paris, visited our town
A. J. Farmer, esq., of Camden,
was in our town on business last
Mr. U. A. Totts is on the road
again this week, making his last
The young folks enjoyed an en
tertainment given at the residence
of Dr. J. P. Lowcry Saturday even
Miss Lucy Morrison has returned
to Clarksville, and her mother is
now visiting her daughter, Mrs. J.
Big Sandy wants to build a new
church and Masonic hall. Don't
all speak at once, but give what
yon can to help us.
A row between James Lowery
iiTwl l-V N Nnnnfl nprnrrpn at. Mif
'"iv -- ' ' " w - - o
Sandy Saturday. No blows were
struck. Your correspondent failed
to learn particulars.
Bid Sandy, November 24.
First vet. : " Was you shot at Hull
Hun ? " Second vet. : " No, I was on the
dead run when shot."-New York Herald.
Yoru Teeth Those desiring to have
rue do work for tliem in tho Dental lino
will pleaHo eonio in as noon as possible
and see nie, as I will close my office
January 1, 1891, and do no more, work
in that line for four months as my timo
will bo otherwise employed.
E. M. McAuley, Dentist,
4-3 Camden, Tenn.
The Indians certainly seem to bo act
ing in a liiar-um-scare-um way. Phila
Nellie Bly got around tho 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 & Heriin.
In the distribution of vocations it is a
strange fact that the man who could run
a newspaper to suit everyone ia always
hi some other business than journal
ism. Boston Traveller.
Say, friend ! stop takir g so many pills
and try Liquid Cathartic Compound.
Never affiliates with the system. Sold
by Mannon & Herrin. 10-ly.
" We've got a man down in Kentucky,
sah, that's twice the wonder this man
Succi is." "In what respect?" "He
has gone forty-eight hours without whis
key, sah." New York Sun. ,
The eighth wonder of tho world just
discovered Cheatham's Tastoless 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 & Herrin. 2-3 :4
Up in fractions Employer to new
boy) : " Have j ou any brothers ? " Ne w
boy: "Yez-zir, one." Employer:
; wen uwjf xuuu jo, tvru nun
brothers." Harper's Bazar.
Come 1 come to the new drug store
Mannon & Herrin's and get a bottle of
The New South for colic, diarrhea, grip
ing, etc. LIU-ly.
A man who tells a lie should make up
his mind to stick to it. Otherwise it is
pretty sure to stick to him. Somerville
The malarious summer will soon be
here. Buy a bottle of Cheatham's Taste
less Chill Tonic and fortify yourself
against chills and fever. It is absolute
ly guaranteed to cure and pleasant to
take. Sold by Mannon & Herrin.
The earliest instance of ' gambling
known to history was when a pair-o'dice
was thrown up by Adam and Eve. St.
I told you the new drug store would
keep all the first-class remedies Liquid
Cathartic Compound for the liver and
New South for summer complaint, ly
A farmer near Atlanta, Ga., not need
ing a coffin he bought for his sick child,
the hitter getting well, mounted it on
four legs and used it as a watering
trough for his cows. With tho lid ho
repaired his fence.
Born, near this place, to Mr. and
Mrs. M. A. Hatley, two sons.
James Lamar, of Henry County,
has located in East Coxburgh.
Mr. A. J. Fry, of McKenzie, vis
ited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A,
Fry, last week. !
Mr. M. A. Fry visited his par
ents in the vicinity of Matlock's
Mr. A. J. Fry's team ran a way
one day last week completely de
molishing his wagon.
The people of this place cordially
welcome Bev. J. L. "Weaver as their
pastor for another year.
Mr. W. S. Odle, of this place;
assisted Mr. J. W. Fry in his bus
iness at Eoekport last week.
Notk The quotations given in the following
are taken from Thursday's daily papers
WI1 KAT-No 3 in ear lots ?1 per bushel ; wag
ons WXTnUTi eents.
COKX Sacked white, CTi cents per bushel;
OATS Mixed, sacked, C2 cents per bushel;
UUAX-lVr ton.fi-ee-on-board-eurs,S19.r0; in
small orders $t per ton advance is asked.
COUNTRY r.ACOX-Froni wagons, clear sides
C'jC'7 cents per pound; shoulders, 7; hams,
(Kirll; jowls, l"j(ri"'j; lard, VifrJ.
roVLTKY-Chickens, per dozen, $t.20(f$!.5G;
hens, 2.7.rK?tl; ducks, 1.802.40; turkeys, per
pound, gross, CH7 cents; geese, per dozen, $3;
eggs, 21T2 cents.
lSUTTKK-Medlum, per pound, 10&13 cents;
l'EANUTS Farmers' stock, good to bright red
per pound, 3',iC'4 cents; white, 3? (&'4i; recleaned
reds, 4WAi ; whites, -t'JTei.
COTTON -Ordinary, per pound. "? cents;
good ordinary, "!; low middling, 8; middling,
S.'; good middling, 9v
TOHACCO The lmisville leaf tobacco market
has been steady and active during the week,
with good bidding on useful lots. Some new
hurley has been sold at satisfactory prices, and
tlte receipts of the 1S90 crop, though at present
light, are Increasing.
FLOUK-F.xtra fancy patent, $5.75 ler ban-el
fancy patent, 5.05; straight. 4.75; fancy, 4.C0:
extra family, 4.15,
Why scratch your life away when a
little bottle of Hunt's cure judiciously
applied will cure the worst caso of itch
ever known ? If not it costs you noth
ing. Pried 50 cents. Sold bv Mannon
& Herrin. r2-3:4
Culprit barber to man at guillotine :
" No shampoo; just a plain cut incase."
It is presumed that tho election re
turns are all in, at any ratet ho IJepub-
icans have heard enough. New Orleans
A poet says that a baby is "a new wave
on the ocean of life." It strikes us that
" a fresh squall " would express the idea
better. Boston Gazette.
Is it proper to call a man limbless
when he has lost only one limb ? " " Cer
tainly; he Las one limb less than other
people, has he not ? " Buffalo Exprcs' i
A correspondent wants to kn i
"fits are hereditary. " Any sinai jov
compelled to wear out his father s old
clothes could tell him they are not.
A reward" Children to-day we aro
going to have fish for dinner, and if you
will try and be very good, you shall
pound me on my back if I get a bone in
my throat." Fliegende Blatter.
" Mamma, what is the use of keeping
the whip you use on me behind, the motto
'God bless our home'?" "Can you
suggest a better place ? " " Yes, mamma,
put it behind tho motto, I need the
every hour.' "Central "West.