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VOL. XXI V. NO. 10. CAMDK.N. T! :. N i :ssi :t :. - MAK'CII 7. 1
S. A. Clement li'n returned from
a trip to Pnducah, Ivy.
Misses Addle anil Lucy Yester
are visiting at Big Sd mly.
Qiito a nu till i r of our citizens
Went to Camden yesterday.
Road Muster Thomas Maney of
Paris wan hero last Friday.
II. E. Wyatt, who ha been very
Ion several weeks.'is do better.
D. C. Couch and family of Hum
boldt are lien on u visit to friends.
Quite a number of horses in this
vicinity have did of blind staggers
within the last two months.
Mrs. Lela Lindsey and sisier,
Miss Annie Lowry, visited friend
t!nd relative s here last. week.
After a siege (.f cold nnd cloudy
weather, the warm sunshine of the
past few days is highly appreciated.
Deputy Sheriif J. C. Parker has
been laid up for repairs about two
weeks, is able to be on duly again
C. H. Wheatley went to Fulton,
Ky., last week to take charge of a
suction. Charles is a good railroad
Mrs. Eda Lindsey 'was thrown
from a horse one day last week
Fortunately she was not seriously
A mule which Mrs. James Nobles
was riding a few days ago fell, and
Mrs. Nobles sustained a dislocated
wrist. Though her injury is very
painful, she is getting along nicely,
Miss Lena Wynn aud Willie Col
lier were married Sunday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. M. A. Nance,
the llov. A. II. Ilassell ofliciatin
Mr. Collier isni son of J. H. Collier,
and isa very worthy young man
Mrs. Collier, who is the daughter
of C. O. Wynn, is a charming young
lady of many accomplishments.
Faxon, March 4.
Mrs. Mary Baker is quite sick
Will Barnes left last Friday for
Several from here went to Cam
S. A. Byrn is laying brick for J
P. Fierce, near Enloe.
Walter Baker rafted some fine
poplar timber last week.
M. E. Byrn reports the first colt
of the season in this community.
Mrs. Delia Brooks will join her
liusbaud at Little B.ock, Ark., next
Monday, where they will reside.
Greenbrier, March 4.
lingular correspondence, j
Newt McBao of Lick Creek was
John Collier is reported very 6iek
Mrs. Lena Hassell and Miss
Lowry of Big Sandy are guests of
Be v. Annison Ilassell.
Dr. Young and wife visited here
yesterday. Mrs. Young came to
see her brother, Henry Wyatt, who
is afllicted with dropsy.
Bev. Tf. A. Watts preached here
Sunday forenoon to a good audi
ence. There was a fair attendance
at class-meeting in the afternoon.
"Wiieailey, March 4.
The woodman's ax is heard early
and late tie hackers are at work.
There is sorse talk of organizing
a debating club here. Lets have
it, by all means. Debating clubs,
when properly conducted, are in
structive aud elevating.
George Barker is onr chain pion
cimhi htinb T. 1 1" ea;;.;ht two nm:! (
luring the recent snow, but it h
the opinion of snni' that ther
not be any more coons h"re
Georg" has cut -every
in a radius of three miles,
Cv '.!.; 's, March 1.
h:om CI.U I).
Ki'lllur 'llTimili lire,
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1 t'lincHM't' M'er is rising very
as), and it is believed that the rise
will be greater than at any time
Miss Dome- IfolloniMii spent last
week with her aunt, Mrs. Bettio
Farmer. The latter is still con-
lined to her room.
M r. Bottom, who has been living
at Faducah, Ky., has returned to
Claud, and says he is going to stay
with the 1)0) s for awhile.
The Sunday school thawed out
Sunday. We have had snow for
ssive Sundays, and it is
a relief to have the weather
Cl.U'H, March 1.
School Opened at Cherry drove
yesterday, after a vacation of two
Miss Caroline Davidson of Way
was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. E.
C. Fatford, yesterday. .
Hew W. A. Watts will preach at
Flatwoods next Sunday. Lets irive
him a good audience on that occa-
Miss Lois ralTord and brother,
Byron, who are attending school at
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airmen, spent oaiuruay aim aim-
day herb with homefolks.
We had forgotten the fact that
we had a professional bird hunter
and trapper here when we referred
to the destruction of our birds re
cently. We have a gun, thank you,'
and its a good one, too. We have
never tried either, but would con
sider taking a popgun and killing
grasshoppers just as good sport as
rambling through briers and kill-
ing birds, and we are sure it would
be of more benefit to our farms.
Doubtless the correspondent from
"Down the Boad" was not farming
or has forgotten the plague of what
was Known as inecnincn ougwntcn
destroyed very near all the corn
and wheat about ten years ago. It
was a time, too, when there was so
much bird hunting in the State.
His. attempt to ridicule the matter
does not lesson our sympathy for
the birds. We consider it a sin to
kill them as some do, even if they
Flatwoops, March 4.
Couldn'thelp getting a cold never
cures it; but carrying home a bottle
of Ballard's Horehound Syrup, and
using it as directed, Will cure the
worst kind of congh or cold. Price,
25 and 50 cents. Sold by all drug-
Do you use printed stationery?
If not, let us gqt you up some letter
heads, envelopes, statements, etc.
It is more business like to use
printed stationery, and then ' the
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cost is very little more. Send us a
The CmiOMCLE wants to ex
change subscription to the paper
for a few loads of ll inch wood for
heater. Apply to this office.
Begin in time and clean up your
premises. Make a liberal use of
lime, and' thus avoid the usual
Bring or send us your news of
general inteie.-t, and we will pub
lish it with pleasure.
PERSONAL AND LOCAL ULViZ.
3. 3. To'.' (if (luriii Id wn.'i in the
B. F. David.-on of Way was in
thi' city Saturday.
(iuy Hall of Huntingdon was in
the city Saturday.
O. II. Will iams h ft Monday on
a trip up the river.
It. (i. Hudson made a trip down
the road this week.
JM. Lr,shle. has returned from
a trip to Chattanooga.
Wood Terry of Sugar Tree was
in the city Wednesday
I).in lingers of Dixie was in the
city one day this week.
See our club oiler of the Nash
ville Weekly American.
Kib Terry of Sugar Tree spent
Sunday here with friends.
D. (1. Hudson of Nashville was
down a few days this week.
T. D. Clement of Enloe was in
the city one day this wetk.
Mrs. J. E. Totty, jr., and child
have returned to Nashville.
II. C. Aden of Holladay was in
the city a few days this week.
Thomas E. Tucker has sold his
grocery business to U. B. Bond.
W. F. Harrison and U. B. Bond
of Holladay were in the city last
Miss Fearle McBao left Tuesday
for Memphis to visit relatives and
A. C. Mcltae of Camden was hero
on business last Monday. Waverly
MrR, n T r.rerWn ,1 4.l,iU
have returned to their home at
II. Ilooser returned yesterday
from a visit to relatives and friends
Despite the bad condition of the
roads, there was a large crowd in
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. McGill went
to Clarksburg Tuesday to visit rel-
atives and friends.
B. F. Brown, who is teaching the
band at Sugar Tree, spent Sunday
here with homefolks.
Watch for the spring announce-
meut cf X,ufeh Bros, next week
through The Ciiroxicle.
Capt. Leon Caraway of Big San
uv spent a lew uavs Here with, old
friends and relatives this week.
.Mike Fry is getting better of a
severe attack of rheumatism, which
confined him to his room severa
Martin Waggoner and family o
Plant, who have been visiting rel-
atives here, returned home the firs
of the week.
Remember the appointment of
Rev. James Miles Webb of Waver
ly at the Presbyterian Church next
II. Whitfield will go to AVestport
next week where the will engage
in making staves.
Clerk and Master A. G. McDaniel
is getting everything in readiness
for the meeting cf chancery court
next Monday week.
The county Republican commit
tee met here Mouday and issued a
ch 11 for a mass convention at Cam
den Monday, April 7.
John B. Waters, who is holding
down a good' Government job at
Memphis, is visiting relatives and
friends near Big Sandy.
Elder J. W. Waters will preach
for Rev. J. M. Pickens neit Sun
day night,. Quarterly conference
will be held Monday morning.
Mrs. I. J. Anderson of Hunting-'
dun was call, d to the tenth district
y'hterday by th t-eriiis-illn ; s of
her mother, Mrs. J. M. Lashlee.
Maniage licenses have been is
sued by County Clerk (S. B. Greer
to Willie Collier and Lena Wynn,
W. B. Smith and Martha Thomas.
The fur trade has Iven quite an
industry here this winter. This
puts money into circulation, and
in this way a great n. iny in our
county are benefitted.
Frof. John W. Blaii of McKen
zie Fpent Saturday aiid Sunday in
He has been leachiii"
at Hector, Ark., but was compelled
to close his school on account of an
epidemic of smallpox breaking out
at that place4.
Tom Pettyjohn, a former citizen
of this county, but who now lives
at Gardner, is visiting relatives and
riends here. Mr. Pettyjohn is in
jad health, having suffered a partial
stroke of paralysis some time ago.
Wehope the change may prove ben-
JlC'ial tO ilim.
Miss Sue Smyth of Gleason was
in the city Tuesday and filed a pe-
ition in the county court asking
for a transfer of the guardianship
of the children of A. C. Rushing,
deceased, from Benton to Weakley
County. Miss Smyth is a sister of
Mrs. A. C. Rushing, deceased.
A Democratic, mass meeting will
be held at Camden the first Mon-
day in April to select delegates to
the State conventions at Nashville
and to select Con-rressioiinl. fienn.
torial, fioterial and county commit-
teemen. See call of Chairman D.
G. Hudson in another column.
Flections for district officers will
be held Saturday, March 15, in the
ninth and sixteenth districts. A
magistrate and a school director
will be elected in the ninth district
to fill vacancies caused by the or-
animation of the sixteenth district,
the candidates for ma-istrate. The
sixteenth district will elect all dis-
trict officers magistrates, assessor,
constable and school directors and
candidates are plentiful down in
that portion of the county.
The following letter written by
J. H. Holland of Bertrand. Mo., to
a friend here, has been handed to
us for publication:
"City Assessor James E. Harris
of Sexton. Mo., who died tppphMv.
was a peculiar man. i,ong oeiore
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tus death he had his coihn made.
xi whs uousuucieu or -incu ork,
neatly dressed, and it was provided
with a mattress and springs. Tho
comn was so neavy that it required
10 men to lower it into the grave.
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that a guard should be placed at his
grave for three days and nights;
that a pump be placed in his grave
wiui a uen auacnea ana a strong
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rope drawn through the pipe and
placed m his hands so that if he
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snouiu snow signs oi me lie couici
ring the bell and thus attract the
aueuuou oi me guaru wno in turn
-U...1' .til. 1 1 i
could notify the public and have
him taken up from the grave. This
latter request was not complied
with, as the city health authorities
would not permit it."
When children have earache, sat
urate a piece of cotton with Ballard's
Snow Liniment, and place it in the
ear. It will stop the pain quickly.
Price, 25 and 50 cents. Sold by all
If you receive a copy of TllE
Chronicle and are not a subscrib
er, then this in an invitation for
you to become a regular reader.
It is not neeet'sary for hh to s t
forth the great h'-in i'ts to be deriv
ed by all clash es of our people if our
thorotihfan s over which the-business
of the town must first pass,
also over which the people must
pass and repass could be improved.
Good road arc as essential as good
streets and would prove more of a
revenue producer to the biicincss
men. Charles Sumner one said:
The road and the schoolmaster are
the two mbst important agents in
"dvancing civilization." We have
:e schoolmaster, now for a littln
work on the road. The small sum
(,f ninm'y suggested by "Frogre"
should tie me minimum to com-
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mence with. 1 invite crilicr-.m ol
the method. ClTIKX.
Camden, .March 0.
Ileiinl.'ir rorres londenre.
Bad weather and bad roads have
U.layerf work of all kinds.
throuu.li the mud to attend court at
Camden yesterday. How about a
Mr. Editor, it is the opinion of
the farmers throughout thissection
of the country that the next man
we send to tho legislature should
be one who is in touch with tho
farming class of people. We want
a min who understands our needs,
will guard our interests. We
have such a man in the person of
Prof. George M. Leslie. lie is
being urged to make tho race for
fioterial representative, and should
he yield to the, earnest solicitations
of his many friends not only in
this section but over the entire dis
trictand receive the nomination,
we IeeI uml 110 W0UKl ue wmy
aml efficient in every respect. No
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man a cleaner rocovn lor truth,
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uonosty, and loyalty to party ana
country than George Leslie, and
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lie can SfUely be entrusted to looic
aft(,r tho interests of all the people.
Holladay, March 4.
The following new students have
entered Benton Seminary this week :
Miss Lillie Cherry of Enloe, Miss
Fannie Aden of Holladay, Elbert
nml 0scar I'loieiiC0 o Liberty,
Miss Viunie Cnd8 of vider,
Jmrllett ljasulee 01 va aiKl M1SS
v era Jiuiyeu
Noone knows the unbearable tor
t j rgoes from piles un-
less they Rre go dieted. Tablet's
iwi " pie Ointment is a ouick.
gafe t pahlle89 cnre. Rrice, 50
centa iu boUleg Tu 75 cen,s
SoW by aU Jru.gists.
We failed to receive our Way
letter this week in time for publi-
To inpxlKn.it,1Cl,l patentees all
pateuts appear to be of (iqnfll 1)ro.
t ti val Th y n h u
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Libl)on. lmt somo l,l,(aitees know
the impoi.tance ()f claims and it is
L n R, ni , norR()vr,rnnf.fl in
securing protecting claims that C.
A. Snow k Co., of Washington owe
iu part their reputation and success.
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ville Weekly American will be sent
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Benton County. Write to us for
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