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('iiiiiniry tml siiiiilur not ires will In- -tia rtrtMl for
t tlie int.- if 3 mitt 1(.r lute, Wtt will finnMi
I Mlux display mul liK'AUUvrrtUiiix on Hiilic;t
tlun. News coiii miiTjJrnt Ions snd mtlii-.on qucMtioii"
of pulillc- f iiitMi'sl urn solicited, but. ne himiiihi- tio
rmpmisililiiiy Im t li expi essiiuiH oontiuiiiMl In all
nu ll (iiiiiiniiiiii'ittloiit ami article puWllied.
lieniji.Uiu-cs mi he niii!i' In various vmvs that
in pi-iiecily .i.ue, but hII icinilUiiees sent incut
I ilk (if tin; senili-r.
All ifiiiiUiinccs mid biiMlness eommimlc-ttloiis
Ixmlil he at-nt to 1 KAY IS I'.KOS.,
1 ajejiliie ( aindi-ii, 1 i-iin.
FRIDAY, MAY '20, 1002,
Tor HilvtM-tlHfinciits under this Uc;id our pliers
Hie cash In mlvaiire.
FOR JIEritESEJiTATI VIC.
I.KSI.I iC We are atit!iotl:'t1 to announce Mr.
(iK.oitui-; M. I.KMK hh acumlitUle for election
to-tlu: ollli-o of Keiireni-iitiitive til the (iencrul
AnsiMiilily of Tennessee" from rt twentv-tlist
flotfthtl tlisttl.t composed of the comities of
Dtiseii or t he eomitii's of
I'-enton and Deeatur, nubject to the will of the
W, T. MOUHIS.
COUNTY .CQU.RT CLERK,,
CIRCUIT COURT .CLERK,
L. It. WATSON.
G. W. E. HEREIN.
J. E. BROWN.
PHILIPPINE COMMISSION BILL.
"The bill reported, by the Phil
ippine committee i one of the most
iniquitous measures ever presented
to a Congresspf the Uiiitecl States,
said Senator Dndo of Idajjo, in, an
"I3y the provisions, of the bill,'
saiu senator Jfupois, "a commis
sion, composed of three men, is giv
en the most absolute powers over
the, Filipinos and their lands. The
edicts of the commission will be
come laws unless they are necra-
atjivejy acted upon by Congress,
and, even if Congress had the time,
it, would be impossible for it to
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juuge oi ine,s,e. eu'cis at ims uis-
4't,0' ftnnn v,n0o D.D
'' Ihese. thre.e men can grant Iran-1
cliises to whomeyer they see fit and
. .' r'M J ,
require in return ioy tlie same sucn
nnmncnimn nr ma entnnfinsntinn
, v ' ' I
as, iney cnoose,,
TV,Q 0 iooco iDA ,'r, ;,v,Tv,or.oo
traets to corporations for whatever
"They car), grant th, privilege of
as iney may cnoose.fO: oeiriyuu uuu
posed to make.
"It is ridiculous to say that the
Democrats are opposing a step to
wards the self-governmeat to which
they believe the Filipinos are en-
i i n rm T i .1 Z i
tiue,, Jemocrai aitu-yiub
all in their, pqwer. save th.Q- Pili-
piiiC8,fr9m1(beipg .delivered to an
oligarchy which ,cau sell . tnem
hot, and 6puMrpm(whosa actions
they have, no .re.dr.e8s, from, p. lies-
' m.t ", J,l:l than
pojtie. goverpmeAt, an. whicU, they
have absolutely no VO,ice.,
u A no.ofnl .:linffftf tlin PWlin-
r- . Txr. .
pine bill will conviuce any lneai-
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cent persou iut tuc
A 11. 4.
commission, should the bill become
- 1 rtcArstlmf. nrA
to-day possessed by no European
ruler save, perhaps, the Russian
..ni u Pl,'i:n!nM
"Aliere r m ""'"'"l
millions of acres of rich agncultu-
11...1 l,o d,Dro ;a Jr, dm
rftllBUUS, uiuio man
fTnited States west of the Missouri
-n:, ,1 41,A ntliPr rpfiourcps of
icli uuu "w
the islands are .beyond computa -
Lou,jiih1 so lout; ns human nature
roiuaiua human naluio the tlflcj.;a
t ion of fu-.cK i l'.'iiipotentinry power
to n commisalou cou,i.;)OurJ of n fow
favorid indiviilnalj .Uo'-wl.tp iv
fcult in comiition.
"It is. folly to, plead tho high
cliaraclcr of tlm pit-Hi-iit coraniiH
eion. ItsiniMiiborsniny all bouVml
in a month. As a general propo
bition, it 13 evident that tho best
men in tho United States are not
loing to forBako their homes and
their business interests and go to
tho Philippines to administer tho
alTuirs of the islands. Tho men
who seek these jositions will bo
tho usual class of place hunters
who regularly besiege tho Presi
dent for jvositions which carry
handsome salaries. Tho passage
of this bill will inevitably result in
scandals from which the fair name
of the United States will long suffer."
All last week in the Senate wa3
RDPllt it doimt ill" tllrt PIlilinnillG
r1 1 ' " lK-uuu,1o 1110 1 UUippiUO
1 o ft
bill and the nrnsnppts nro that all
this week, will, be spent ,in thi way
The.Dempcratic Senators isel ,that
they will be. dereliqt in their, duty
if they do not completely expose to
the public, the situation in the isi
lands and the probable results of
the Itepilblican policy whiqll i lin-
American, in: every detail..
The, power ,of thp. ship, subsidy
bill as a vote-repeller is eo gener
ally recognized that the Republi
cans are '.not anxious .for the pass-
I age until af t,er the fall, elections.
Soda Water, all ttlavore, at, the
Fry Drug Co.
I have the best Selected Stock of
millinery ever brought to Camden,
and the public is . invited to come
and inspect my goods
Mais. S. J. Travis,..
FJJOM DOVVJjl TyB .ItOAD,,
()uite a number from here went to Flat
Mrs. Lona WoMackin of Jlollow ltock
la visitinc in this community
Farmers, are taking advantage. Of ihe
!. t : w
uiie weainer nif piiiuns corn.
10 relieve the mind of the I-Jatwoods
correepoiKient as to my hiding beinntj the
tniniater, 1 will state that mja, biid,hnj,i,t
I stand by liis side and not behind him.
As to George T. Angellil don't knowthat
he baa any more sense than our corre
spondent thinks be has... Aa, to the mock
ing bird, I never killed one in my life.
Wtt ni-fsnnifi h has mnilA n trin in iha
department of aKricultine and be comes
back scared nearly to death and savs ve
will die of starvation .m ten years if we
kill a tew quail.
We don't deny holding tlie plow.han
UiVUI "UV V t. wio DtaUvUlltlidl
department alone and follow a mule as
?los? f ?8 1 'l01 wouldn't think of starv
hnii if his neighbor had a bird pie.
Even the mother birds have more sense
t" n? "as 10f lie WOUId have them
make nests by every, stump, but the birds
know just how many .his lie)ia will sup:
port ami tliev are not coins: to hatch little
oforvp. tliv thi.iik.lia kl a ,0n
Utarve as they, and so do I,. for he is not
good lor t,oou and uqy are.
T nvor en w' hottor nrncnont f, o ,i
crop of birds I pee tlwn, mating and
looking over the .he ds, and if thev are
BlIPPORsflll Lfl will RPA wllQt 1YIV nravar la
this tall when the season comes again.
Now, I am put of this bird discussion.
I if arrrooaltli-k w 1 1 1 vnn if rr ami
I i vuwi v j w , u null Clll J UJllllg
you may say will be beneath my uotiee.
1- latwoods, May 1 J
I write a few lines to inform ynurmanv
readers that I am in "the land of prom;,
ise.M Cotton is the main crop here,' bat
there are a variety of soils, light and gray
L, oli n ea8iI cultivafed. and pro
duces 1 bale of cotton, 40 bushels of corn
i i An a. rr 1 i.
. My brother-in-law and liis son-in-law
are cultivating 80 acres of the latter vari-
ety o an(i, one-third in cotton and the
remainder in corn, etc. Corn looks fine,
PI0WB" once am """neu. yoi on p ant-
me aoout comi) ete. lirst r Lin in? idion-
ped ana plowed,
two u v-viio.uviv uiiivvtcu tUUlHlT.
H am living near th south hnundarv of
this (Lamar) county near theLelta line.
iin eea, inis DiacKjanu will proUuc one
and a halt hales of cotton per acre. A -
falfa and clover groyv well, and they cut
."'SS'is worth from 75 cents
to $1 per hundred, and lasts from Septem-
ber until planting time in t?w spring.
There has been so much ram here since
work time that crops are late and foul.
The people are as busy as can be. They
hnstln from .'UO il. m. until into m H,a
evening, and they have to work the cot-
ton.Rl1 summer to kP own the weeds
j M inter, Tes,4 May 2,
T. B. Heeuix.
hik in -r is Tin; t in .ii.si."
Nut liow cln-;i, lint Imw puul, Is the ipn-itlon.
'1 he Twice a Week ItcpuHli- is not ns t licnp as
Hi r st mu so railed new p,ipt r. I'.nt it is as cle ,ip
as It is pusihh' to si ;i a lit it t l.is iicusi-upci. It
pi hits ail the news til it Is hoi III pitli'liij:. If )ni
M'ful it tint r.ir round, you ai posted mi nil the
Important '.ml h.tcicstliiR Hltnlrs of 1 he win hi.
It Is the l i' t ,aud tU ;, :i u't. ivllal-k! tit-wspupi-r
tnat money anil Isru'ns cm t i.iiuii-c-ninl ilmst
should he the uistmHirsbiii.. t''U of t' e i.ew.
pnper that Is deslxiusl to 1m- it ... I ' j l)l levli.bcl s
of the family,
Sulisci Iptnill prlee, f I u yci'.r. Any new stealer,
newtpuper tr post master will leetie (,mr suh
scnptloii, tj' you may maI It tlin t ti
M. Louis, Mo.
The r.entoil Counly Tearhers Association will
meet nt Mi'lllwaln May 17, w.
Siin - Ut-v. A. (lonsett. Weleotnt! iuhlress - ,1.
W. Melllwaln. lti'spoitse Waller llassell.
l'espoiisihillty and iputhlieatious of a teacher
Mel). Neal, llutlolpli (ioodiuau. W. T. Cooiier.
'J'he eilucihuial peeils of lleuton County Joe
Fit.sliinuons, L'las llulley, J. A. SpencM, l)ee
Collection ami distribution of t'ueiles ami ad
journment for dinner.
liiscusslon of (picrles.
Kesolvt'd, that teaching should he a profession
Instetid of u stepping stone to htuher positions
Hlllitnatlve, Klbert Tloreiice; ncL-ativo, lloraee
Shoulil lienton County have a high school 1!.
U. dohiison, (i. M. I-slie, 1). 1'.. tiossi-tt.
llow to net the attention of pupils ilurinK reci
tation Viola Anderson, Metta Dreaden, W. li.
Wallter, W. 1). Cooper.
nup pieuieniary re;itim-i.innia animei inann.
Valera (iibson, I.N. Lawrence, Llmer Vickand
General discussion, 10 minutes.
W. 1). Corn-Kit I
1)kk .S-,iii V Com mi tee-
Alma Cukku J ,
lii add'.ton to. fleaninu, dyinc and .-pressing
;ilk. rilibonii niul uooti-n rooiW. tvp i-i'ii-tivrt
stains, Ink, paint and pltcklrom cotton and Jinen
ilis kid sloyes. W.ite ami colored, a sue-
clalty. Li-tun your soiled rIovph and white slip
pers. We will renew them so niuchclieapur Miau
you can jniy new. ones.
Turnip on all ,woi H. reasonable. Soliciting j our
Mrs. o. 11. Williams.
At Rrooks place, ICast Camden.
SHERIFF'S SALE OF LAND.
W. L. Morris et als.
vs. J. H. Kee
T?v virtiiA of n. vpmlltlont PYnnn.m in mv h!.ml
issued by L. U. Watson.clei k of the circuit court
of lienton County, Tennessee, I will
On Monday, the 2nd Day of June,
expose to. publjle salo to tlie hicliest bidder, for
cash, at tle court liouse door in Camden, Ten
nessee, the followinf; tract of land belonging to
J. 11. Kee, the same beimrsituated ia.tlie titix
civil district of lienton County, Tennessee, and
bounded as follows, to-wit :. On the north by the
lands of Spencer, on the south by the lands of
Spencer, on the east by tliq lands of Jordan, and
on the vc,st by lands of Lynch, said land to
cqntalu 113 cre,s. The same was condemned
as the property, of JvlI.,Kee.aud ordered to be
Unlil hv tlm i-henlt rouit, of Renlrui Cmintv. Ten.
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nessee, at the April term V.Vi, to. satisfy a jiwlj;
nint in fayorof W. L Morris and afainslJ.lL
Kee et als. for the sum of $78.10 and cost.
This May 3, 1902, .
i. v., i-iti , sneriit,'
SHERIFF'S SALE OF LAND.
J, F. Dowdy vs. N. B.i,Manon.
l?y virtue of a venditioni exponas in my ban dfj.
issued by L. K. Watson, tlerk of the circuit eourt
of lienton County, Tennessee, I will
On Monday, the 2nd Day of June
expose to public sale to the highest bidder, for
cash, at tlie court-house, door, in Canidun, Teai'
nessee, tlie followinc tract pf. land belonging to
N. 15. Manon, the same, being situated in tlie
ninth civil district of Benton County, Tennessee,
ana bounded as follows,: Ou .the north by the
hinds of Craney, on the south by, the lands of
Leaton, on the west by tue lands oi.craney ami
on the east dry the lands of Stockdale. containlue
10 acres. Thesainevaa condenmpdasthepro))-
Ul itt"u" " ' i" i,c u "
tlie circuit court of Bentou.County, Tennessee,
at the April term, J91U, to satisfy a Judgment in
fayor of . F. Dowdy and agaitijitj.N.,lL Mapqn
for tlie sum of $.12.17 and qost.
Tills May 3, 1902,
A. J. Fry vs. V. C. Leslie rendlne before V:
K. Cutf, Justice of the Peace for the .Tit'tU ciya1
district of lienton County, Tennessee.
in mis e.nise n npjieai.9 uy. auuiavn, mai me
defendant, F. C. Leslie, is justly indebted to the
plaintjtl, and is a iioii-result-ut ol the Mate so
that the ordinary process of law can not be tserv
ed upon him
and an original, attachment has
btvn ltwiU upon ins propeity by (saniishimMit
made in ihk ;ami( i hhomci.k, a newspa
per published in Camden, Tennessee, for four
consecutive weeks, conimandiiiK the said F. C.
Leslie to appear before nu-.at my oYlice in Cam
den, lienton County, Tennessee, on the 24th day
of May,' 190'-, and make defense to said suit, or it
will he proceeded with exparte,
This April 17, i:k)2.
F. K. CUFF, .Tusti.ee of the Peace.
S. I. TKELEK, attorney for plaintiff.
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