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Vol. X. No. (5.
CAMDEN, TENN., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1804.
Whole No. 210
Men gollejiafe Institute.
(MALE AND FEMALE.)
Thorough Courses given in all the English lmincliMH, Latin, French,
Higher Mathematics, Bookkeeping, ami the science and art of education..
Climate healthful, People moral uud religious. Teachers thorough,
experienced and devoted.
Four departments Collegiate, ricpnratory. Primary and Music. Stu
dents especially prepared for teaching and business. University training.
Elocution and calisthenics tree.
BOARD, 7 PKR MONXU. TUITION, 91 TO S3.GO PKU MONTH.
No school in the State cheaper. None in the comity better.
For catalogue call on or address 0. L. KENNEDY, Principal.
Young & Hastings,
lill fUIE Ml 1S1I
I 15-0 IIIHT - J'?i"Slll COPPER DISTILLED
V!is JIJIJWII- MIHTHI, HEHRY
Ai f'rw-f-Jfk&h and-
MISS MATTIE AY RES
invites the ladies to call on Iter
AT C. W, BATEMAN'S STORE.
E. M. McAULEY,
East Side Square,
CAMDEN, TENN. I
Calls from thecounlrv will be prompt lv attend- .
d io. J'-Will spend the second week of each ,
month at liig Sandy; otlice will be at T. 1!. Can- j
trell s while there, .nu
SIDNEY L. PEELER,
-Attorney at Law.
Will cive careful attention to all business en
trusted to mv care. Collections a specialty.
idOlllce at the court-house.
floer, Heal, Gaimed f niti.
TOBACCO and CIGARS,
Apple 8, Oranges, Cheese, Snuff, Etc
FRESH CIDER A SPECIALTY.
Hard Time Prices on Everything.
BARBER -:- SHOP,
JOSEPH COLEMAN, Poprietor.
jyShopone door east of the Stigall House
Camden, lenn. Give me a call. 7:ly.
StLcuis & Tennessee Rivet
I CITY OK SirKlTIFLD.
STHAMEUSCITY OF l'ADUCAH.
CITY OK SAVANNAH.
kK of these elegant steamers leave St. Louif
I nvpi-v Wednesday and Saturdav for all noint:;
V .1... J;,.,.i. .i !';.. .... t 'mo.. Wl.-.i,.
Purliif.'.ili mi. I Tunnessct IMvir t(v I'loTeltce. tak
1li)i freinlit and passengers for till points on tin
Ohio to I'ittsbui'nh, and on the Cumberland U
uaSiville. Through bills of lading, prompt scrv
we, and low rates.
JOHN E. MASSENGALE,
WlmrM)oat fool, of Olive street. ST. I.OL'IS
(!?"Oiie of these steamers arrive at Johnson
vllle every Tuesday and Friday.
entpal g. Q.
In connection with the Southern Pacitic Compa
ny is now i iiiiinna a
To connect direct at Avondale (suburb of N't!w
Orleans) with the Southern l'acilic's new, fast,
solid vestibule train, the "Sunset Limited" for
Houston, San Antonio, LI Paso, Los Angeles and
San Francisco. This car
I VIA NEW ORLEANS
Is run on Illinois Central Train No. 1, and leaves
stations, ( alio to Durant KVKKY VVKDNKS
DAY, and stations from Goodman south KVF.ltY
THURSDAY. THKOUGH KLSKKVATIONS to
die Faciuc Coast. In addition there is run a
THROUGH WITHOUT CHANG K, to Los An
geles, via Avondale, bv the same route and train,
ipavintc stations. Cairo to Durant. EYFUY
THli KSDAY, and stations from Goodman south
EVEKY FiUDAY. Ticket
Rates as Low as by any Other Route
WirUTts and fufl Information as to rates and
V iir. tinv) can be had of aeents ot the Central
te aul coiinectitig Hues, or bv addifsslnn
V. B. BOTVfcS,
r jinnuii) i
-Advertisements inserted inulei' ttiis head
at 3 cents per line each insertion.
MKAT ami Lard atS'i cents pound at C. V.
01.1) XKWSPA I'KliS for sale at Tun Ciiitov
n.u olliceat cents per hundred.
"T11V not lnnlil vonr lionsc now while Doors
V and Windows are cheap at 1 1 A WLF.Y'S.
s. Pnnnanas, Raisiiis.Cncna-
V nuts anil nil
kinds of Confectioneries, etc.. at
(llll.'ISTMAS is on our hands, and if von want
j anvihing nice fi.i a pie.vni. no to STIGA1.L
& POTTS. It gives them pleasure to show their
y a- ' the public to know that I have
T pist received the nicest line of Christmas
(ioods in town. Come and see tlieni.
v is tlie tune when everv one wants some-
i. 1 umtr in
anil L'ooil to eat. which will lie
HII.DKKN.doynu want to see the bitrgest dis-
ol dolls yon ever saw . at in ices from 1
cent lo si---'.', and your picture enlarged free of
uiiaie. vio io niMiAlJ. iV lull...
rnni'.KK is nothing nicer for a Christmas pros-
cut than a lancv !ov of I'icIi I'nn.iv
I1AWLLY in. show ilicin to you.
7TIAI! can 1 find the cheapest and nicest
Holiday Goods in town?" "At CLAUDK
Mo UK SO! '
Am dat so?" "Yes, sail; and
TOV Is a Rood time to have vour watch and
11 clock repaired at STIGAI.L & I'D ITS. All
Also repair gold lings, etc
I TUTS the lowest.
T A KG IS sales on Groceries and Confectioneries
U conipels mu to keel) a fresh sninilv constant
ly on hand.
c. V. iiavm:y.
T A'iIS TK.VTI'. S WARRANTS, Kxecullons
11 1 and Slate V ai rants lor sale at Tn K (Tmiii.v
li i.K ollice. Other blanks printed io order.
01 li job printing facilities arc lli st-class-, and
our spcciallv I i L'nod work. Kstiniales (and
j samples wliere possible) wiil lie furnished onap
plication. Address Iuk Cli iiomci.k, ( 'amden
i m i; i: wo k k s ; f 1 1; i: wo i ; k s ! 1 1 1 : k wo i : k s
I.' r.oys, come and see my new slock of Ionian
tannics, r ire l racKers.SUv lioekcls. and ail the
new novelties in lircworks. Fvei ytlnn marked
uowncneap. i l,Al Ui: HUDSON
A comparatively new c, room residence for s lie
XV conveiiici.i io cihiitc: kooii water. Any out
warning to nuy a y.-uni home ull call on or ad
urcssi . . haw i.i.v, Camden, Tenn.
QTIGALL & I'O I TS are now lleadipiartei'K for
-viiwi.T Hi"'"-. w w.im a nice piescill lor
i ii ienii,coine ivnii j;ei n oeioi e I lley are all Mlie
i7oii i iaii. 1 1 1 1 1 1 v.urisi mas l.ve aii uicn expe
a nice picseni, ior iney are all going, even now
"TANTF.D-The pnbiic to know that I have
small line of Hardware am, Tinwiuv tcin..
w ill be sold cheap. Get mv prio s belore linvinu'
0. V. IIAWLFY.
A7"AN"n;i)-A coiTcspouding aui nt In every
Y tow n, to report on parlies renaidi in: opening
ii inimii,; .-i.ui"Tu-i, u i in i.ui'si naiooii manil
lacuircrs in me worm, t.ooii man can make
ju.ooo. iioiasciiini snousv o., nroauvvav. N. Y
" rHAK Is o' gwin'. Wash?" "s'e .!
II in nin.rtij. ,v i iiuaio nuy mv Nin:
gorus. i icy is lie cheapest 1 ever M-cd! Dnan
iaise my hiiiu ier u, uni k an see icr yo self
t aiiiiy,ii cents per poiinu; coconut s,riceiiis each
sei cups aim naucers ior w ceni.s, uud all kinds
ui nice tilings mar.
rilHE biugest line of Stick and Fancv Candic
.1 ever brought to Camden is now on exhibit ion
at STTGALL & POTTS'. Over twelve hundred
pounds at lroui u to i:. cents per pound.
IrUiESII Oranges, Apples, Laiinanas, Candles
and Fancv Confectioneries Just received at
HAWLEY'S. " (iet his prices.
A LL parties Indebted to ns are requested to
1 settle their accounts by January 1, :).". Af
ter that dale do Hot ask us to sell you goods on
time unless your account Is settled. Vy can not
do business on your fa?e w ithout monev
sttgall & Potts.
ANY one wanting to buy a comparatively new
residence at a bargain call on H. ('. henuoos.
SLATES, Tablets, Ink, Pens, Pencils, etc., at
C. V. Haw I.KY'B.
THE "DIXIK FLYER."
Nashville to Jacksonville, Fla., without change
via Chattanooga, lookout Mountain. Keimesaw
Mountain, Atlanta, Lake City and Macon, Ga.
lierthsri served Ihrotnrli in Advance. '1 his iionu-
lar line gives dieyiht rales through the pictur
esque mountuvhsHiidold halt!es-llsof IViines-
see and Georgia, and Is famous for "always he
wn on llinj. v . I I la n ev. ueneval iinsseiiirer
FROM GIG SANDY.
Mrs. It. 1 1 ol lings worth is visiting the
family of .7. F. Dowdy this week.
V. F. Morris made a flying business
trip to Camden Monday, returning the
Miss Mary Dowdy has ret imed home
from an extended visit to her brother, J.
llev. W. A. Diggs delivered an excel
lent sermon to an attentive audience last
(.V C. Hudson and his excellent lady,
of near Camden, wero iu our midst Fri
day of last week
Mrs. Henry Fizsimmonn, of Faxon,
visited friends here Saturday, returning
home the same day.
11. M. liobins has sold his stock of
merchandise to Ira Curl, of Tipton, Iowa
whom we welcome to our midst.
Mrs. Minnie Waggoner, of Memphis,
is visiting her parents, Mr. and M is. J
B. Liudsey, and will spend tho holidays
Next Monday evening is Christmas
Jbvo. Liookout. little tolKs, tor "Ulu
Santy" will be on hand with numerous
pretty presents for good little boys and
The homo of J. T. Alsup was triad
doned Monday evening by the arrival of
son. Mav the youngster grow up to
be a blessing to his parents, is the wish
of your correspondent.
An enjoyable musical entertain men t
was given at the hospitable home of J.
. Davis last Saturday evening. Quite
number ot the your g folks attended
and thev all report an excellent time
I he o.ld folks of north Big Sandv had
an enjoyable time last Monday evening,
it being the hlty-liltli anniversary of the
urth of John II.DeBrucc. Kxteusive
preparations had been made to observe
the event, mid a large number of f riends
were invited. I hev all did ample ins
tice to the bountiful spread, uud we join
in wisl ing air. DeiJi nce many happy re
urns of the enjoyable occasion.
One Will ltay, of near Mansfield, was
over oatnriffty dispensing liquor to the
boy h from a jusr. The moral citizens of
lig Sandy naturally resented the inva
sion, aud he was hastily arraigned before
Justice J. W. Luter, who committed him
to the county juil to await the action of
circuit court for selling Hqror without
lceuse. Hie question with us is, why
was not one or two more sent alor'g to
eep Lay companv
Big Sandy, December 18.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hudson is visiting .at
Dr. J N. Hudson returned home a few-
lays ago from an extended visit to friends
it Hollow Uock.
Mrs. James Smothers left yesterday to
pend Christmas with her many relatives
tnd friends near Chaseville.
Miles Bresson returned home yesterday
from McLeiiioresville, where he has been
ng.iged selling fruit trees lor the past few
Mr. Hancock is making arrangements
to move his ax-handle factory from Zack
to I his place. Tlierearcwoii'.l thousand
landles on lliM0yard no A'.
P. B. Towing ill soon move his saw
mill from this place to Pcp'ar Spring
Mr Town is a good mill man. We wish
him success wherever he goes.
Z M Walker contemplates erecting a
saw and grist mill in the near future,
which win furnish employment to those
in need oi a little extra nioiiev.
Health is generally good in this com
munity, with a few exceptions. Mrs. K
A Nance has been indisposed for several
weeks, but is convalescent at this writing,
Miss Myrtle Watson has been very sick
with pneumonia, but is some better, Her
many friends are anxious to see her well
Mr. Wallace, of Finley, a cattle and hog
dealer, was prospecting in this communi
ty last week. He was just from Cincin
nati wliere h"had been to dispose of his
stock, lie stopped oyer at Nashville
while en route from Cincinnati and had
an interesting interview with Goveinoi
Turnev ' (lid Bete" said he thought
probably he woilld still remain inthegti
While some of the boys were out coon
hunting the other night : hey encountered
another crowd of boys who were a little
wrathv and wanh d to light a little, "here
perhaps would have been serious trouble
had not the all wise Creator seen fit in his
wisdom to form a brook w Inch went flow
inn throiiidi the earth between the assail
ants, and as the night was a little cool
they finally decided the stream was not
Gaiiiiicld December 1.
Regular correspondence. I
H L. Frazier is erecting a dwelling at
T. W. Cuff and C V. Kee went toDivi
der Saturdav on business.
U. B. Bond and family visited in Leca
tur County Saturday and Sunday.
Misses Atha Bonds and Verdie Odie vis
ited at Flalwoods a few days lust week.
Miss Eva Garrett, who hi8 been on an
extended visit to relatives, leturnyd Lome
a few davs ago.
Miss Ida Milam, of Clarksburgh, was
the guest of Mrs. W. F. Harrison Saturday
Miss Beulah Martin should be compli
mented for the nice program which uhe
has arranged for Christmas.
Miss Florence Prichard, a cliuriuiii.'
young iady of I'oplnr spring, is spending
the week with llolladay relatives.
rrof.j.CJ Kmt; ami L. It Watsnnwent
to Yi'iima Inl Krid.iy, returniiigSaiur.lH
Willi a lon.' smile on their faces, especial li
Prof ti. M . Leslie is liav in some sub
stantial improvements made to his place
of residence, -which will add very much
to the beiunv d Ins h unc.
Quite a number of the citizens heie ex
pect to attend the Clifton-Mentoii debate
at Concord during the holidays, which
promises to b very interesting.
. L King ami tainilv, who have been
residing at. Gartner for (lie las few years,
have moved back to old Benton and wul
mnke this (viuntv their future home.
't he young people eiq.yed a nice enter
ifltninent at the hospitable home of Boas
Odlo hist Saturdav evenintj. which was
wen attenuea by the young people of tlif
Dr. U. B. Leslie bad the misfortune to
lose a tine hog recently which was bitlen
by h dog that was supposed lo have hv
lrophobia, and it was thought thatihis
was the ( ause of ibe ileath of the hog.
UoLLAIMY. Deei niber 17
FltOM SUGAR THEE.
John 1'ry "f Coxburgh, visited thifl -village
last Wednesday evening.
Dr. J. I. Bradley is making some im
provements on his home this week.
Ktigene ZiiiimeriHaiin visited his pa
rents at Gum Chapel Sunday and Mon
day. John C. Hushing, of below .Camden
was in our inidfrt mixing with friends last
Mrs. Davidson, the mother of Mrs John
Ward, of this place, died at the residence
of the latter Saturday morning. The be
reaved relatives of the deceased have the
sympathy of their many li iends
. H. W. Coble is in town this week as
sisting the school boys in fixing up the
siage curtains and cleaning oil ihegrouiid
around the school building preparatory
for the entertainment next Friday even
ing. J. K.Terry, of Brevards Landing, has
moved to this p'.ace since our hint letter
We extend a cordial welcome to all who
w ish to reside in our midst. There are
more vacant houses here, and all who
have at heart the education of their chil
dren can not complain of an opportunity.
The first nine of the Pnivons bass ball
club has challenged the first nine of Suirar
Tree to play a match game at this place
nexl Satimlay, December 22. Boys, look
out ! Your correspondent is aftaid that
you will get "licked." Yo'.i had better
take something about your own size until
you grow some. But may success attend
Suuab Trek, December 17.
li. G. Brait went to Sugar Tree last
Wednesday on business.
Bete Graves, of Popl r Spring, visited
here the first of the week.
J. I. Miller and J. W. Mclllwain have
gone to Jennnette on business.
G. B. Newsom, of Ban kom, was at
Northford yesterday on ousiness.
C. T. Pratt and J. I Leg ui made a
fiying trip to G bson County hist week,
T. J. Boliann ui, left for Missouri a
week ago to accompany his aged father
back to lb? good old Slate of Tennessee
rhey are expected to arrive this eveniui;.
The Oak Grove Normal of this place is
progressing nicely. Among those win
eiit, red school this week are Miss Leoin
Ihuigus, of Jeantiette, and Mrs. E D.
Li violator, and G. A. litce. of this place
E. E. Jordan, of Jcanneite, and Miss
i. A. Bowman, of I Hikers Laming, Wei
lappily united in the bondsoi matrimony
at the home of the bride's father last Sun
day ey.eiiing, G. W. Curry, esq., official
I. G Livingston experienced a very
grave accident yesterday. niieiiriving
along the Brodies Ferrv ma I, near Jenn
nette. with a heavy loaded wagon his team
became frightened and ran away, turning
the wagon over on Air Livingston an
wounding li m very severely, w e tear
his internal woundof the breast will prov
fatal. One ear was torn enlnviy off. H
win proiiabiy betaken to ins home to-day
Mr. Living-ton has many friends who me
anxious lo learn that his wounds are not
so serious as now expected.
Noutiifoud. December lJ.
FROM FLAT WOODS.
Health is very good in this community.
A team of mules belonging to J. E
Arnold run away Tuesday, aud destroyed
Thes ' under the instruction
of CharlV hade some splendid
music Suimav. -.
T. H. Pair ord and mother, who have
been visiting relatives iu Kansas, return
ed home Monday.
There wid be prayer meeting services
at the church Saturday evening to be held
by the young aud old men of the neigh
borhood. Christmas is approaching, and smiles
beam from many laces. But C. T. W ilson
smiles to perfection, and says its only one
fine boy, instead ol three, as first reported.
Bev G. B. Greer delivered an inter
eating and instructive Rerun n at Flat
woods Sunday, li-v. Mr. Diggs is to
preach or lecture at the cheron on Christ
0. C. Arnold and G. T. Sarratt have
purchased the mill property of T. J
Lowry, and the people of the head-waters
of Beavt i'dam Creek will soon hear the
hum ol a saw and grist mill.
Flatwoods, December 19.
Re 'Ular correspondence.
11. A. Goodman has moved his family
o Eva from Beaverdam Creek neighbor
MissTrophenia, the beautiful daughter
of nnr Iriend, A. J.-Sykea, esq,, is taking
nmsic lessons at Camden.
E. J. Hartley is moving from near Cam
den to Eva. Come on, hoys; we will try
to make room for yon and also promise
plenty of work at a good prite.
John tl. 'V . .cker, esq. and son, Dorsey.
of Hollow R .fk spent several dasli s
week visiting in the tenth district. They
were the unes's of lion. . I. V. Lasldee.
J. M Hamer, of Martin, Ark., has re
centlvhMiitfht the.loe Melton phn'e.in the
FlatwoodHCDinmunity, where be has mov
ed his family. We g'ndiy welcome all
such good men as Mitt to our midst.
J. J. Weatherly, who is traveling for
Robins & Company of Ptuhicah, is home
again alter an extended trip IhroiiLMi Ala
bama and Mi-sisstt-iu .'oe can sell aooiw .
either behind the counter or on the road.
Me is indeed a born salesman.
Colonel Cox, president of the Pioneer
Cooperage Company . of Chicago, with
several oilier gentleman of the pame city,
spent a few days last week with T. J,
Low ry, esq , of Eva. shooting birds Mr.
Lowry knows how to make a gentleman
feel pleasant and have a good time They
were on a two fold mission bird hunting
and looking out a location for a large hub
and spoke factory. Th-y think they will
have one running in full blast by spring,
I see the gifted young s'atesinan, lion.
W. L Morais. is a candidate for serireant-at-armsof
the senate. There N no better
man in the bounds of the old Volunteer
State for the position Hum our own Will.
He has the ability to fi'l that position or
any tiling else in the ift. "f the pe -pie.
We think down here in the old tenth that
he would fill the governor's chair with
credit and honor to himself and the good
people of TenneFseo. As for myself, I
had rather see him governor to day than
to see ( 'lay Evans in that position. How
would this ticket ,s nnd two years hence.?
Will L Morris fr governor and Tom 0.
live for Congress. I rot the box s out for
inything they want, and we will give them
i cool thousand in the old tenth it the
votes hold out.
Eva, December 17
Christmas is almost here.
Health is very good in this part of the
D. B Holland and Bro, are ready
start their saw-mill again.
Mrs. D. Cunningham, of Big Sandy,
paid her son a vinit last week.
( harhe llson, of Big Sandv, lias clos
ed his singing school at Flatwonds.
The axhandle factory at this place is
running day and part the night. Captain
Billiard says he has over one hundred
cords of timber on the vard.
The young people of this neighborhood
anticipate a Christmas tree at FlartwooUs
hutch next Monday night.
Way, Deet mber 16
Circuit court adjourned last Friday.
Besides the published proceedings last
week the following about completes the
business ot the court :
For giving lujnor to minor Thomas A.
Nixon was called out on bond.
Newt Iiedick was convicted of robbery
and sentenced to the penitentiary eight
Rich Arnold ard Newt Iiedick were
found guilty of assault with intent to
commit manslaughter, and Arnold will
spend three years and liodick one year
in tire penitentiary.
Thomas Crowell was sen ten vhI to one
day's confinement iu the county jail for
For carrying pistol William Haley was
fined $50 and cost.
Tuffy Smith was fined $1 and cost for
using obscene language, and $15 aud
cost for public drunkenness.
The case against J ack Wyatt for giving
liquor to minor was nolle proi.equied at
Henry French, charged with disturb
ing public worship, submitted his case,
and was fined 20 and cost.
The case against D. liobins for grand
larceny was continued, and bail fixed at
Ie George was convicted of forgery
and sentenced to oue year iu the State
The case against W. 1. Farmer for
fraudulent breach or trust, was contin
ued and bail fixed at $1,000.
Charley Young was fined $1 and cost
for using obscene language, and $ 15 and
cost f:r public drunkenness.
James Saunders, charged n"th public
drunkenness, submitted his case, aud
was fined $15 and cost.
Jennnette Buchanan vs. Horace Push
ing; trespass; judgment for plaintiff for
$20 and cost.
M. A. Hatley vs. W. I. Farmer; ap
peal; continued on application of de
fendant. J. C Broach vs. Ed Puryear; appeal;
judgment lor defendant for $200; case
appealed to supreme court.
Mary T. Wyly by next Iriend Eugene
Wyly vs. Joe G. Hudson; appeal; ca?e
compromised; plaintiff dismissed peti
tion and defendant assuming all cost.
The grand jury found abont thirty in
dictments, and was dismissed Friday.
Laud was condemned in a number of
cases, and a large number of cases were
1 Assistant General rassenger Agein, umi ocm-i. ugeni. ."susnvuie, ciiaiianooga ami St
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