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The latest "Ready-to-Wear" suits. Our Hue of pants :
can t Do beaten
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I VV. CARAWAY & SON3. Bio Sandy. Tenn.)
PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
Carlos Finley is spending a few
days at McKenzie.
R. G. Hudson made a trip down
the road this week.
Allie V. Bowles weut to Paris
Friday on business.
0. H. WTilliams left Monday on
a trip down the river.
J. H. Jordan, jr., of Hollow Rock
was in the city Tuesday.
D. G. Hudson of Nashville was
-down a few days this wek.
S. A. Clement of Enloe was in
the city one day this week.
Capt. R. A. Luter -of Big Sandy
was in the city Wednesday.
Eugene Travis of Jackson attend
ed the convention here Monday.
Sheriff Ceorge Fentress of Hum
phreys County was over a few days
A letter from Claud is not pub
lished because it is not signed by
Charles Saunders aud family of
Box visited relatives and friends
.here this week.
Thomas J. Tyne, an attoey of
Nashville, was in the city this week
M. A. Fry and E. Henry have
rone to Missouri and will return
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about tue last or me wren.
Capt. Leon Caraway of Big San
dy spent a few days here with old
friends ami relatives ims ween.
Ti, A. Green of the Huntingdon
"Rpmiblican was in the city Monday,
and dropped in to exchange greet
ing with us.
Carlos Finley has resigued his
position at the "Bee Hive" and will
.go tr .Oklahoma shortly where he
has accepted a position.
Hon. J. R. Reaves of the Harde
;mau Free Press and candidate for
State senator, was in the city Mon
day and paid us a pleasant call.
Misses Nannie and Gertrude
Haggard of Nashville were called
1iereFriday by the death of the
aby of their .aunt, Mrs. OT.eilly.
Mrs. Annie Maddox and Miss
Kate Fry of Holladay are guests
of the family of Mike Fry.
Quarterly court was in session
Monday and Tuesday to cousider
county business. We will give a
report of tho proceedings next week;
We received a pleasant call last
Monday from J. D. Newton of the
Jackson Daily Whig. Mr. New
ton has aspirations to represent
the old Eighth in Congress.
Marriage licenses have been is
sued by County Clerk G. B. Greer
to L. L Jordan and Daisie Lynch,
S. N. Boswell and Una Basford,
A. B. Berry and Addie Vester,
James Davis aud Delia Wick.
Circuit court met here Monday
with Judge W. H. Swiggart and
Attorney-General J. W. Lewis on
deck with their usual promptness.
The most important proceedings
had up to the time of our going to
press is as follows:
U. M. M. Harris et als vs. W. U.
John Nowell vs. Gray lie and
Lumber Co.;. heard without jury;
verdict for $6 and cost.
J. W. Dowdy vs. N. B. Manon;
land comdemned. Henry Maton
vs. W. E. Johnson; same. W. II.
Pierce vs. S. A. and T. D. Clement;
D. G. Hudson, assignee, vs. J.
M. Castile; heard by court; judg
ment against defendant for $4.80.
The following cases were contin
ued: D. G. Holland xs. W. J.
Hudson, E. R. Saddlery Co. vs. J.
W. Waggoner, State vs. W. E. Mc-Rae.
State vs. James Brady and Frank
Brewer, burglary; plea of guilty;
Brady sent to pen for ten year.3,
Brewer for five years.
State vs. Adam and Monroe Gar
ner, abduction for purposes of pros
titution ; Monroe Garner not guilty;
Adam Garner sentenced to pen for
ten years. A motion for new trial
will be heard to-morrow morning
at 8 o'clock.
The grand ji:ry has adjourned.
Full proceedings of court will he
given. in our next issue.
The Democrats of old Benton
held their county convention here
Monday, and peace and harmony
prevailed. A temporary organiza
tion was perfected by electing fc.
L. Peeler chairman, A. V. Bowles
secretary and L. R. Watson assist
ant secretary. This organization
was made permanent, and the bus
iness of the convention was dis
nosed of in a short time.
Chairman Peeler appointed the
Resolutions Eugene Travis, A.
G. McDaniel, G. C. Camp, John P.
Lashlee and M. A. Hatley.
Committees D. B. Thomas, b.
W. Bullock, George Woods, M. A.
Fry and W. F. Harrison.
Delegation W. L. Morris, tf. D.
Holladay, Leon Caraway, C. M. M.
Harris end J. M. Whitfield.
The -fallowing is the report of
the committee on delegation which
W vour nommittee on delegation, re
fipectfully recommend the appointment of
tle permanent outers vi uiiuim-urai
ing and all oilier Benton County Demo'
crats who are m attendance on me jaui
cial and puhernatorial conventions which
meet in Nashville as delegates to said
convention. Vv L. Morris,
The committee on committees re
ported as follows, the report being
We, your committee on committees, beg
to fiubmit the following:
Congressional D. Or. Hudson.
Senatorial committee A. P. Lashlee.
Floterial committee S L. Teeler.
Countv execntivecommitt.ee First dis
trict. Jeff Whitfield; second, W. F. Harri
son ; third, Tom Johnson ; fourth, Bryant
Pierce; fifih, W.T. lluhba and Dorsey B.
Thmnas: sixth. James Eullock ; seventh,
Jack Melton; eighth. Georce W.Baker;
Hi J. M. McKenzie: tenth. J. M. ila-
mer; eleventh, Tom Smith; twelfth, if.
If. Stigall.; thirteenth, Harve Pice: four
teenth, 'Lucian Barnes; fifteenth, O. P.
Lashlee; sixteenth, W. 11. unusey.
D. B. Thomas,
The report of the committee on
resolutions, which was adopted by
the convention, warmly endorsed
the economical administration of
The delegates to the judicial and
gubernatorial convention were in
structed for James B. Frazier for
governor, J. N. McKenzie for rail-
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road commissioner, v. u. .uearu
for supreme judge and J. M. Tay
lor for judge of the court of chan
The delegates as to all matters
arising before the gubernatorial
and judicial conventions will vote
as a unite.
OLD SOLDIERS MEET.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVEXriON.
Rev. George O. :Bachman, secre
tary of the Tennessee State Sunday
School Association, was here Sun-
lay, and by invitation he occupied
the pulpit at the morning services
at the Methodist Church aud at
the evening services at the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church. He
is an able and earnest minister, and
was given attentive hearing.
In the afternoon at the Cumber
land Presbyterian Churoh Rev. Mr.
Bachman explained the object and
work of the association, showing
the great benefits and good results
which have been -secured through
the co-operation of all the proteet-
ant, evangelical denominations.
A committee composed of J. A.
Clement, McD. Neal, F. A. McEl
yea, T. J. Dodd and U. A. Potts,
representing all the denominations
here, was appointed for the pur-i
pose of getting the names of all
Sunday school superintendents in
the county and to arrange for hold
ing a county convention at an early
date. All denominations should
co-operate in this work.
Arouse, Sunday school workers.
Wilbur F. Chapman recognized the
untold good which is being accom
plished by the Sunday school when
ne said: "What the day school
will not do, and the ministry can
not do the Sunday school must
do;" In union there is strength.
of the captain commander, U. C. ?V.
Camp .No. IjOLi met at the. court
house Monday and -was. called .to
order Capt. G. BGreer.
On motion, the catrip preeeedell
to reorganize by electing J. M. Cas
tile captain, J. G. Robins lieuten
ant and adjutant, and all officers cf
the camp. J. M. Castile took the
chair, and the roll of members was t
called by the adjutant, showing 3G I
members present. The sum of $3.G0
per capita dues was paid to the ad-i
lhe membership showed that the
camp was entitled to three delegates
to the -reunion at DalJas,'Tex. - J.j
M. Lashlee, J. WSaunders andG.i
C. Camp were elected tlelegates ana,
W. A. Swindle, A. Adams and A.
E. Swindle alternates.
Mies Bettie Whitfield of Camdar;
was elected sponsor for the camp.'
She is the daughter d a decease!
ex-Confederate,and it was an honoti
Resolutions thanking the -retir
t 0 i -
ing capiain, u. n. ureer, tor nw
untiring efforts in behalf of th
camp while its commander, wen
unanimously adopted, lhe reso
lution was amended so as to includi
Adjutant Robins as a recipient q
the benefit of the resolution.
The reports of the committee aiv
the records show that one death
that of Comrade Cauada has o
curred since the last meeting of th
The utmost harmony prevaile
The camp adjourned to meet at tl
call of the captain eommander. i
Lewis Jordan and Miss Daisie
Lynch of the Middlebrook com
munity were married last Sunday,
Justice A. V. Hardin officiating.
It was a Gretna Green affair, the
family of the bride objecting to the
Newton Boswell of Chalk Level
and Miss Una Basford of Coxburg
were married last Sunday
extend best wishes.
Among those who have enter
school at Benton Seminary durii
the week are the following: M'
Delia L-ockhart of Wyly, Miss B
tie Davidson of Claud, Miss Bire
Presson of Postoak and Ray Vi
ford of Way.
Tho infant child of Mr. and M.
B J. O'Reilly died on last Frir
morning. The interment waa
Camden Cemetery Saturday.
We'ii11 i" extending condolence
sympathy to the Lvxily.