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CAMDEN, TENNESSEE, EltlDAY, DECEMBER VI 181)0.
On the basis of Mr. Porter's cen
sus this would give $23.25 for every
inhabitant of the country. Will
the person "having our $23 please
report at this office. We have the
25 cents. Alamo Sentinel.
The census figures sent from
Cincinnati showed the city's assets
to be $1,444,000, when it should
have been $40,000,000. This is
"what Superintendent Porter calls
"a rough count." Memphis Appeal-Avalanche.
The Republicans are holding the
upper house of Congress by means
of Senators from sage brush and
jack rabbit States like Wyoming,
Idaho, and Nevada, but the Demo
crats will control that body two
years hence. Clifton Times.
It will be but a short time nntil
the pension business will swallow
up $200,000,000 of the people's
money annually. Next to the Re
publican party the pension busi
ness is the biggest fraud in this
country. Union City Democrat.
Vermont having adopted a se
cret ballot law, there are now four
teen States hi the Union with that
plan of voting. There could be no
shadow of excuse for a force bill if
the Australian system was in vogue
in all the States. Birmingham
Many farmers in this section
took advantage of the cold weather
and killed their pork this week.
Thousands of bushels of com were
thus saved, which is no little item,
when it is remembered that it is
worth about 60 cents per bushel,
f Milan Exchange.
Mr. W. R. Andrews has begun
publication of a new paper, the
Commercial, at Union City. He
is assisted in this undertaking by
Mr. S. A. Scott, of the late Troy
Press. Both are practical news
paper men, and will make them
selves felt in the field of journalism
Twenty-one thousand pension
ers died last year. At this rate the
Grand Army will rapidly be dis
banded. That is a reminder
-what an old lady said about flies
"There ain't no use in a fly trap ;
the more you kill 'em the more
they come." Johnson City Ad
vance., The building of cotton factories
in the South continues at a won
derful rate. In nearly every paper
and almost every day the gratify
ing intelligence reaches ns that the
good work is going on. It makes
our heart glad to note these signs
of solid progress in the South.
Chattanooga News. .
A CHEAP coat does not always
cover a cheap man, President Har
rison to the contrary notwithstand
ing. The coat does not make the
1 man in the judgement of the ob
servant. Many of the dearest of
the human race are covered by the
cheapest coats. Harrison's idea
-was born of his political convic
tions, that the world and the full
ness thereon was made for the mil-
lionaires. Union City Times.
It was stated in a dispatch from
New York Monday that Jay Gonld,
the Vanderbilts, Rockfellers, and
others of their kind, had formed an
agreement to stand shoulder to
shoulder and protect the market
from a panic, A combination of
that kind would be a good deal like
pack of wild wolves standin
shoulder to shoulder to protect a
fllr nf lam ha from violence. The
dispatch was, really, very reassur
ing! Nashville American-
Two patients under the lymph
treatment at the Vienna hospital
died from reaction following inoc
ulation. V. & A. Meyer, the largest and
oldest cotton firm in New Orleans,
have failed for something near
The public school officers of Ten
nessee met at Knoxville on the 9th
instant. Formerly they have met
A. J. Snider the wealthy Kansas
City .man, has offered the Cherokee
Nation $10,000,000 in cash for the
A fatal plague prevails among
cattle in East Tennessee. Hun
dreds of them are .dying from an
Louis Janvier, a Haytian negro,
has recently published in Paris a
novel which is said to show con
T. M. Hannifin and S. B. Shear-
on have been elected president and
secretary of Typographical Union
No. 20 at Nashville.
The Kentucky tobacco growers
met at Louisville Tuesday to dis
cuss measures to protect their in
terests and advance prices.
The next annual meeting of the
National Farmers' Alliance will be
held at Washington City the third
Tuesday in November, 1891.
Richard Pete, a negro convict,
sent up from Shelby County for
larceny, was discharged from the
penitentiary Saturday, having serv
ed out his time.
The Woodward Manufacturing
Company of Chattanooga made an
assignment the Gth instant. Ina-
. it -i
bihty to collect outstanding ac
counts was the cause.
The announcement is made that
Gen. J. B. Gordon, recently elected
to the United States Senate from
Georgia, is to be initiated into the
Alliance at an early date.
The Secretary of State granted
charters Saturday to tire Harriman
Furnace Company, of Roane Coun
ty ; and the Christian AM Society,
colored, of Benton County.
William Cullen, a lottery agent at
Nashville, collected quite a snug
sum from the Bank of Commerce
on bojnis lottery ticKcts. uunen
lias gone to unknown parts.
Phil Mitchell was killed in an al
tercation with Charles Sailer over a
"crap" game at Menrphis Satur
day night. Mitchell's head was al
most severed from his body.
TullaTioma has a business men's
association. It is causing some
substantial improvements to be
made at that place and is doing
much good in a general way.
Rumors that Stated treasurer
Woodruff, of Arkansas, was short
in his accounts has led to an inves
tigation by his bondsmen, and the
rumors are found to be false.
Last Friday the 5th instant, Dr,
Hanner, a prominent physician of
Shelbyville was accidently killed
by his horse rearing and fallin
backward crushing him to death.
Just as Miss Nellie Hopkins, of
Pottsdam, Ohio, was being married
to a man giving his name as Mor
gau Collier, he was denounced as
an adventurer -and bigamist. He
fled and she fainted.
The wholesale liquor house of
Charles Nelson at Nashville came
near being burned out Monday
evening. Prompt action on the
part of the fire company prevented
what would have been a most dis-
A bill has been introduced in
the Lower House of Congress ap
propriating $400,000 to complete
the establishment and improve
ment of the Chickamauga and
Chattanooga National Park.
d GEOllGTA ROMANCE
Miicon, (la., special to Mmnplils Commercial.
A lady, whoso namo for pruden
tial reasons is witheld, arrived in
imericus, Ga., a few days ago from
t ii n mi
a town in JMorth ueorgia. me
Editor Frank Gregory, -of the object of her visit was to look up
Memphis Democrat has been in- mt husband, whom she lias not
,Vu-io,l lw flift TTniforl Sl.nfoH i-mirt Uccn for many long years. This,
for nrintW a lottery list This as will appear from the story
11 ILL'S LAST CIIAXCK
St. IxtlllH Kl'lllll
As far as appears Mr. David B.
Hill's supj)ort in his absurd -Presidential
candidaey'.is confined to the
relics of .the " People's party "cf the
Widow Butler's '"historic, campaign;
and from 'that quarter Mr. (Hill is
now advised tliat it would bo rather
beneath his dignity to take thc.New
as will appear from the story to
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is The first, indictment under me .mc ..w r.
new lotterv law and will be watch- the information goes, is managing sary to argue that Mr., Hill is very
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n 1V , ., , 1 JNorth Ueorgia town m question can get it anu iiMs certain mat
George Fallm, a white boy, aged , w , ,
ourmg me temporary fiustfiiuu uj. (jciuug ni j.n uuuBuuo'uiuuro i
his . better-half . who is still in "that or nothing" with: him. He
Americus. A reporter saw the vis- is serving his last term as governor.
nineteen and mail wagon driver
was arrested at Chattanooga Satur
day by the .postal .'authorities for
, ,. , 1 itor immediately upon her arrival If he leaves the state house at Al-
robbing a mail pouch, and bound . , . J. . . ,, . ... . , . . ,
x tt 'it c.i t i. in Amencus, and from her 'learned bany with nothing else to step, into,
over to the United States court in
The Supreme Court of Kansas
has refused a writ of mandamus to
C. E. Lobdell for a certificate of
election to the general .assembly.
Lobdell is a Republican. Seven-
the following story.: his grip on the machine will be
Tears agotlie lady lived in Amer- broken and he will have no greater
icus. where she is well remembered influence in New York local poli-
by many of her friends and ac- tics then any one of the ten thou-
quaintances. There she married sand small fry New York politi-
the man of her choice, and there cians, whose eternal clack so wea
RPvPTfl.1 vpnrs of t7htir harmv mar- ries the rest of the - countrv. 'In
teen similar cases depended on the . , . Children national nolitics he has never-had
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I'UIiiO lO VJllglluCU men xiuuLO aiiu. 1 aiijr iiiiiuvjxxc, uui 10 no iinciy IKS
1 here are at least a dozen gen- a ciou(i darkened the horizon gain any while he keeps his present
tlemen put forward as being ready teT happiness. But one day company. ,
to lead the Republican party ot the husband was called to Savan- New York's taste ; in Senators
Ohio next year. Most of them, na;h Gn important business, and has always been far from being
However, are named as conditional wJien he Mo his wife good-bye, the best, but the Democratic party
candidates, the condition being the litie ai(i eituer think that the part- is not disposed to dispute over tastes
attitude of .Major McHinley. inc would be for years if not for- in that particular. So'if Ncw Yoirk
Last Friday night a loud roar- ever. During his stay in Savan- wants Mr., Hill for a Senator there
ing noise -was heard for 20 miles nah he indulged too freely, in liquor is nothing more to be said about it.
around in the vicinity of Pine one; da v. and irointr with severalac- But when the Butler contingent
Bluff, Ark. It is supposed to be a quaintances aboard a ship, took attempts to trust him on th&Dem-
repetition of an earthquake that passage thereon for Liverpool, ocratic paTty. as a Presidential can-
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occurred near loieuo, icveianu whether or not he realized wnat mate there k this to e said oyer
County, some thirty years since. he was doing at the time may nev- and over as often -as is necessary,
Two little children of Mike Do- er be known. The fond wife in .that' G rover' Cleveland. is the only
lan, jbA Chattanooga, were poisoned America awaited her 'husband's' re- New Yorker -who will die consid-
lat' Friday by eating pickles. It turn, and when he came not her ered for first place on the Demo-
is supposed the dangerous ingre- anxiet y gave way to gravest appre- kratic national ticket
dient was copperas. One of the tensions tor his satety. uouid he If the Butler -contingent vfouM
trot well. have been murdered i . tone shud- carry out its threat of packing tire
dered at the thought, yet 11 ne was ow Ynrl- f1nlti,..n nrrncr Afv
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anve ami wen, wmit iiciam mm Clovcllu(1) the resultwould be the
so long on his journey i dJays domination of a Western man
passed "and weeks lapsed into
have been born at Paris, Tex., on m0nths ,and months into years ,and
the 5th instant A Mrs. Mitchell, yet tie husband came not. Final-
the wife of a day laborer, gave birth y after several years had passed,
to a child with three legs. Hie and still no tidings came of the ab-
mother died soon after its birth, sent husband, the wife crave him
but the child is va heal tliy male, and up as dead and married again.
doing well. This time to a man living m Ma-
The Senate devoted Saturday to
fcbate on the election bill, closing
with a brief executive session. In
the House the oenate mil appro
priating $100,000 to flray rations
for the Sioux Indians -vas passed.
TIk? Senate "bill retiring General
Stonemau was also passed.
King Kalakaua is now in the
Uniterjates for the purpose of
submitting a proposition to sell
the Hawaiian Islands. Secretary inmiiries for his family, and at last A Taducah, Ky.. special of th
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of State Blaine, it is thought, will learned that they were living some- 7th instant says: "A street hoot
back any movement f or the acqui- where in tlie north part of the ing affray occurred1 at TPulton lat
sition of these Islands by the Unit- State. He started out to find them, evening between John iP. JMorris
children will probably
There is but little -hope for the
A remarkable freak is said to
President, and if the ?New '.York
delegation then tailed to uresent
an acceptable name for the Vice-
Presidency, the second place on
the ticket would go . to Massaehu-
The sacrifice of the national tick-
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rnn. jjite -to tnem was an tnat - v
loerfect happiness' could make it. nouse in 1888 and awakenetl against
and amid -other scenes ;and sur- llim 60 mucl Democratic resent-
roundings the past was soon for- ment that he need never hope for
gotten and the future looked bright anything outside of New York,
indeed. In the course-of time the He has none of the raw material
family left Macon and went to live for leadership in him. He may do
in a North Georgia city, and now well enough in .New York politics,
comes the strange part of the story, but his name will .never go on .a
Not long ago the husband who so Democratic -national ticket.
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returned to America. 110 mat
ed States on favorable terms.
Counsel for George Dunnaway,
the Rutherford County murderer,
has asked for a change of venue
for the approaching trial to Wilson
County. Dunnaway shot his uncle
and aunt one night while they were
seatod at their own fireside, and
then outraged his cousin. He was
some time afterward caught, but
public feeling was so high at the
but alter a long and fruitless search and AV allace W. Blyt'he. The men
returned to Americus, where he wcre unfriendly because 4i busi-
obtamed employment In some npeu rivalrv. A tvw An
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way the lady tound out that her 011e attempted to bum Morris'
husband, whom she had mourned house H accused Blvthe of b.
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tor as deaa naa returnea to ins , fa the mau to ma
country, and me runner a:act tuat
he had been endeavoring to find
"Hearing that ho was in Ameri
cus sho determined at once upon
an interview, and this is what
swore out a warrant .Tor the arrest
of the man. Town marshal Briz
endine had just arrested -Blvthe
when Morris came xn. TWordw
wei-e passed and both men drpw
time, it was thought best to confine brought her there a few days ago. l)istols antl I)enea fire- They
him in the Nashville jail. Doubtless ere this the two that at 5 feet aPnrt and -h men
Henry Johnson, a negro rapist, were parted years ago have met emPUH uelr pistols.
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of Central, S. C, was caught and again, though what the result of Pere reioaumg -sue marshal ar-
riddled with bullets and left for that meeting was will perhaps nev- restetl tu- Wythe alone was hit
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dead, but it was afterward diacov- er be known. But such is the une uaii struck mm just over the
ered that life was not extinct, and story substantially as told by that neart, but was stopped by letters
the mob reassembled and piled ly herself, and while it reads like in his breast pocket, and he was
brush and leaves upon him then a romance it is true in every par- unharmed. Brizendine stood al-
His groans were ticulor. yetween tne men during the
pitiable to hear, but his condition Distressing reports of stock dy- 1LlL" ut-Wbiiot mt.
was such that he could not help ing from eating rotten corn con- Twenty-year-old John Sherwood
himself, and he was slowly reduced tinue to come in from different has been missing from his home in
toshes by the flames. parts of the State. , Nashville since last Saturday.