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VOL. XXIV. NO. 2.
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-J the only
In Camden Hint have cent in-
ued in business for ten yents.
A Every business in tli town A
nnvo two have either failed,
quit or died, nnd we attribute
our (success io the correct way
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in wiiicn we i rent our custom-
Some of them have stuck i
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i to u.s from the bo'mnii)' and i
are still with us.
I He Sell GoGds RlgM
Xli Bej TSEm Rijkt.
Wo study your wants, and
f watcW ilVrpimlTou i
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Know wheie toga f
If your telephone gets out
j of shnpe, bring it to us.
If you want to sell what you
have in th produce line, we
WE ARE GOING TO BE
ON TOP AND SELL YOU
GOODS ON THE BOTTOM
We thank you for the past
favors shown, and ask you to
continue with 11s.
STI6KLL N POTTS.
Camden anl Liberty crossed bats on
Liberty ground Saturday, June 7. Cam
den boys took bats, Lewis, first batter,
bunted the ball and was put out on lirst.
When you want your clock, i and it was indeed a pleasure to
Melton and lippett scored and Clement 0f gir Walter Scott," by Inez Gib
and McGill made outa. ' '
Liberty took bats, Florence scored one son; "England Under Queen Eliza-
and the home boys were back to bats.
Bon (Bigon) knocked a three bagger giv-
ing Tucker a score. Lashlee made aa
out, the next two doing the same.
Harrison went in the box and shut tho
j.iuerty ooys out in uie nu i in ing,
and in the third inning Liberty did the
game for the visitors.
Tucker was in the box third, fourth,
fixth and sixth inninss. and L'ave three
men bases on. balls in third.
Lioeriy swreu iuui in uib uihu ium
three in the fourth inning. At the end
of the sixth inning the game stood 12 to 7
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miavoroi ivioeriy. umiiauuwcuiiuun:
box and Lewis donned the mask for the
visitovs, and owing to the excellent work
of Harrison and the support given him
Jjineity nevof succceuta in j,liuii d, man
across the home plate after the sixth in-
two in the seventh and three in the ninth
inning, making tho score 13 to 12 in favor
Camden, June 9.
An examination for scholarships in. and
admission to, the University of Tennessee
f Anient bv Mil). Xeal at Camden. Tenn..
Oil J tine 13. 1!)0-. .
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Tl,DOT,min!,tiftn w rnvpr the PRSPn-
tials of the seccondary school course Kn-
elish, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, his-
tory, etc.) ..
Those who pass ihe examination will
be admitted and be appointed to State
scholarships up to the number of 275.
This entire number has been taken up for
This entire number has been taken up for
two years passed and many could not get
them. Candidates should ihereiore take
their examinations and apply at once
scholarships. Graduates of accredited
and other approved schools should make
on,,i;,at;, ,! satS.i f ViPir rprtifir.atps to
Personal expenses, largely controlled
by the students themsehes, vary from
$175 to $2iH per annum. Courses in ag-
ricuUure. mechanical, civil and electrical
engineering, languages, literature, tusto-
BLN TON SEMINARY.
Tli Couloir nrrnirnt I ii'ii'lc I'll li Wrrk
Allfliilril by l.rtlfctt CruwiW,
Those wlm l.nv.t been ntlendm-r
Iknton Seminary this week nt the
court-house have been well repaid
for thrir trouble.
Not withstanding the intense heat
and tho inm of nersnirinii humani-
ty every evening the best of order
-evailed. nnd the occasion was one
Oi' fliA mnnf". oninvnlihi ntnl enrcnuo.
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in unc.-s ul mo mhu e ei iit'iu utue.
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sermon bv Rev. V inn 1 PatTon! of
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ljexmgton nt the Methodist Lliurch
Sunday evening. That edifice was
filled to overflowing and many were
lorced to turn awny. 1 Ins has been
ttio case every evenins: durins; the
week, which only serves to illus
trate the great interest taken by
the public in our splendid school.
The sermon bundny evening was
able and interesting. Mr. Tafford
resided here in his voun-er days,
uavo him with us.
When the curtain went up at the
courthoug0 Mon(fiy evening the
c, i .na nnnn . , ,
stnge was occupied by tho graduat-
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ing cjass 01 me eighth grade and
I rof. . D. Cooper of the semi-
The finals delivered follow in the
order named: "Progress of Amer
ica," by Dee Smith; "Harriet 13
Stowe," by Bernice Presson;"lle
solved, that the wrorks of Benjamin
Franklin were superior to those of
Henry Clay," affirmative Cyrus
Harrison, negative Joseph Fitz
simmons; "America's Greatest Pul
pit orator, by Charles J. Uane;
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II II nf ,,ryl-rt I wiring. " nl-vwnl
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uioson; rancis Jii. wuiard, oy
Lois Pafford; "Two Great Tennes-
seeans" and valedictory, by Irving
Tuesday evening the graduating
ii . m i t,.
oca in tlii ninth nrioia i a 1 1 irora 1 l
I class in the ninth grade delivered
their finals. "England Before the
Conquest" was the subject of James
M. Lockhart's essay; "The Works
by Alma Greer; "Mary,
Queen of Scotts," by Lucas Wyly;
"William E. Gladstone" and vale-
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uiciory, uy x aunue urooKS.
We liave not 6pace t0 glve sepa.
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mimy piuis, ku jusuy uue, huu
,t would ba a difficult matter to
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discriminate as to the excellency ot
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eacu, out win say mat an acquiiteu
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themselves in a way to bring credit
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tu lueiuseives hiiu io lueir teacners.
p f T i Waii. nf TTllt,t:n
1 ror; A,J'U- v e 8 .ot. Anting-
don, who delivered the literary ad-
i t i
(rPSS I nflsdav wvpmnr. wna infro.
right here we want to say that too
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the address of Professor Wella. TTa
is a graceful and fluent speaker,
and under the made soell of his
oratory an hour passed as though
in a moment. His theme "Clmr.
wM very appropriate, dis-
nTminr mnr-li rlpnt.h nnd l.r.lli'nr,
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Ihe diplomas were presented bv
prnfflRC;nr Wa11 in nn ;(arocf;nf,
e..t n , .
uiiiuuer. vjoou ioou xor inougni
was brought out in his practical re-
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marks to the graduating classes.
Wednesday and Thursday even-
6 icio ucvutcu jjiiucijjtuiy iu
recitations and drills by the little
eQvs i: t i -;um 5Q .n;i,i
lulKb- iua iniiam is entitled
to special congratulations, as she
ia(l charge of tho preparations for
pan oi iuo enieriaiument,
The scores of little girls from the
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Ieast llttle tot UP re arrayed m
soft, fluffy white drapery, ribbons
shes that made them look
1 1-ke angels minus the wings.
A lars'O number of children from
tlio first to tho seventh grade took
part in tho exercises, nnd ninny of
the recitation'-', especially on last
UIU 1WIV0 IOIK credit U)
01,H'rnna moro Pnencea noaus
"A Ullltl 8 Lovp lj? ixt"(l ht
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110 ,)03 nna Zmft completely enp-
tivated the large audience Tuesday
P'on111 - ' Tho I,ictuiT9 P'Hl
i . ii mi i in 'i i ii ii i
111(5 ueu' " 11110 nmi Jluo MM
1110 &Cftrl t,nils wer0 I,,en6ll,
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s,llts 111 ftl1 ot ttieir simplicity and
beauty. The interest and nd mi ra
tion manifested for ninny of the evo
lutions of the "Scarf" drill amount
ed to almost enthusiasm.
"The Tomahawk" drill by the
boys was eplendid, and it was re-
The Two Ghosts in White" and
Which Will He Marry," farces,
contributed largely to tho enjoy
ment of the entertainment on last
i"Di'u'oulUi -ul iaau "'a11" vua
changed owning to its length, and
the draraa' "Tho Golden Gulch,"
was postponed until tonight, lhis
IyTn - r 1.T 1A ( irA f 1 I r nmi in full
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urama 13 111 I1V0 a,ui 18 tul1 01
thrilling interest. "East Lynne"
was Postponed until next Monday
FROM F I. AT WOODS.
W. E. Pafford conducted a song
service here Sunday.
Mrs. R. C. TalTord is convales
cent, after a few days illness.
A large crowd from this place at-
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UUBU berviUtJa Ht ODn'
Mrs. Susan Hargis, who has been
confined to her room sometime, is
wrnnrla Ti o a Vioon titqII ronncont
tuwii uvuu nukj vu n iii it i'lolui"
ed at the commencement exercises
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at Camden this week
On account of illness, Rev. W. A.
Watta failed to fill his appoint-
monf lioro nrwl nf dliocf nut TTill lncrf
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Sunday. V9 hope to see him out
Flatwoods, June 10.
Mrs. Genie Florence is afllicted
Wheat harvest is nearly over in
4b;a ln,ol,'f T1,Q ia olv4
,aj. o nUUi .
This community was well repre
p t i l nRm(iPn nnflnv niVlif
I sentea at Camden ounday night,
xiie friends of Elmer Vick will
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u pieuem to tuut no is im
irra M:fiQniir: nnn,i1fl ,oro Bnr
Mrs. MlSSOUll Combs giew bUd
denly worse last Tuesday and re
m.; .i 11T,i:i T70C.fQ
maiQe unconscious until yester-
day morning at about i o'clock, at
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which time she died. Mrs. Combs
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came to this county from North
&bUt f ty ye"8 ag,' and
was &5 years of age. She leaves
three children, namely, James II
Combs and Mrs F G- Hudson of
Camden and Miss Artie Combs, the
latter remaining with her mother
until her death. Mrs. Combs was
a faithful memb of the cb.rch at
this place, and her life was a bright
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PXnmnlfof rdiri'isfinn niolw nnd rrnrA
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orKs. All is well with her now
the battle was well foufrbf nnl Rl,p
,iS Ul,f.,1 i
"uo lB""lul L(J cuu, iuo tiunn
adorns her brow. Her body will be
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uuned at liushing s Creek today;
her spirit will live with the blesse
Servant of Cod well lone
Kest from thy loveil nnjiloy ;
The battles fought, the victory won,
Knterthy Master's Joy.
Liberty, June 10.
"Pepvito," "Cococola," "Celery
Cola and other refreshing drinks
at Tom Tucker's' on the south side
Ice Cream every Saturday night
at Tom Tucker's.
PERSONAL AND LOCAL NCVS.
Tom E. Tucker was at Hunting
James Alters of Pig Sandy was i::
tho city Monday.
J. W. Matlock of Brccheou war?
in tho city Tuesday.
We hold n letter from Claud that
is without signature.
Tho teachers' association meets
ut Coxburg tomorrow.
Children's day was obrn rved at
Cowcll's Chapel last Sunday.
Miss Martha Neal of Lebanon is
the guest cf
Mrs. Maggio Whit-
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Itedick of
Big Sandy spent Sunday here with
Mrs. Nora HollisUr of Wavcrly
is tho guest of Miss Joe Sullivan
Nixon Greer of Paducah, Ky.,
is spending a few days hero with
Hon. J. II. Pieevesof Bolivar was
in the city and paid us a pleasant
D. G. Hudson of Camden was
ia the city Monday. Paris Post-
The normal institute will open
at Benton Seminary next Monday
and continue two weeks.
Miss Lula Alsup of Big Sandy
i&3 been spending a few days here
with her sister, Mre. A. S. McGill
Mrs. Fannie Burton and children
of Nashville visited relatives here
his week, returning home Tue,
Wre were pleased to meet our old
riend, B. W. McDade, of McKen-
zie, wdio spent a few days here this
Tom C. Rye delivered an address
at McKenzie at the commencement
exercises of Bethel College last
Miss Jennie Matthews and Mrs.
Claude Waggoner of Johnsonvilla
are guests of Mr. and Mrs. I. W.
Misses Nellio and Ethel Plaat
and Miss Ethel McElyea of Plant
aiVguests of Miss Pearl McElyea
Len Jones of Big Sandy was in
the city Monday. His brother, Pete
Jones, returned homo with him to
speuu i .ew uuys.
Cards have been issued announc
ins: the marriage of Terrell Travis
of Nashville and Miss Lilliau Leecr
Bennett of Dechard June 25.
The funeral of Rev. W. Pugh will
be preached by Rev. J. T. Sparks
at Hollow Rock the fifth Sunday
in June with Masonic honors.
PresidingElder J. W. Waters wil
preach at the Methodist Church
next Sunday evening and will con
vene quarterly conference Monday
A call meeting of Postoak Camp,
No. 47, Woodmen of the World,
will be held at the camp hall next
Tuesday evening. All members
are urged to be present.
Mrs. Blanch Bruce and children
who have been spending a few
days with Mrs. Bruce's grandmoth
er, Mrs. Mary Yarbrough; left last
Tuesday for their home at St. Paul
The Democratic executive com
mittee of this senatorial district
met at Jackson Wednesday and or
ganized by electing A. V. Lashlee
of Benton County chairman. The
committee issued a call for a con
volition to meet at belmer Augu?t
23 to nominate a Democratic can
didate for State senator.
Ephriru Williams of Mauley villo
wis Lk'imi fip'iiding a few dayn hero
with relatives this we'd:.
Mkscti Lulnh Ntnl and Ilcnico
Oxford of Holl.'idny are visiting the
atnily of Prof. Mcl). Neal thirf
Tho now Democratic exectitivo
co:nniittl((of the Eighth Congres
sional District held a mcetiiu' at
Jackson Wcdnendav f.)r tho tuir.
pose? of organization. W. A. Car
ter of Henry County was elected
chairman and M. V. Barry of Hen
derson County secretary.
A largo number of visitors have
been present during the commence
ment exercises of Benton -Semina
ry this week, rik! tho surrounding
community and tho county havo
contributed largely to the audien
ces which havo assembled nightly
at the court-house.
Harvey Presson is reported very
sick this week.
Don't forget tho Sunday -aelwcl
which meets every Suuday.
Tho time of holding the children
day services has been postponed.
Fruit agents have been doing a
profitable buisness ia the wey of
taking orders this week.
We heard a man asking for Iargs
size shot, and on inquiry we were
told that fox hunting 42g3 iiaS
been after his sheep.
Postoak, June 10.
Have you tried a Milk Shake .i
Tucker's? They're "out of sight"
Begin in time'and clean up your
premises. Make a liueral use ot
ime, and, thus avoid tho csxai
Go to Tucker's, on the south side,
for a cold Soda. All flavors.
Try a Cold Milk Shake t tha
Fry Drug Co.
Soda Water, all flavors, ct the
Fry Drug Co.
"Ferro-Pepsirr at the Fry Drug
Co, is the new papular drink.
I have the best selected stock o
millinery ever brought to Camden,
and the public is invited to corns
and inspect my goods.
Mrs. S. J. Travis.
Do you use printed stationery?
If not, let us get you up some letter
heads, envelopes, statements, etc.
It is more business like to use
printed stationery, and then the
cost is very little more. Send us a
The Chronicle wants an active
correspondent in every locality in
Benton County. Write to us for
circular letter of instructions, etc
Go to the Fry Drug Co. when
you want Soda Water.
If you receive a copy of The
Chronicle and are not a subscrib
er, then this in an invitation for
you to become a regular reader.
"Ice Cold Lemonade" on tap at
the Fry.Drug Co.
Bring or send us your news of
general interest, and we will pub
lish it with pleasure.
The beef trust h?.s already found
that extortion does not pay, as it is
making less from high prices than
it did from low ones. Sales Lave
decreased in a manner that no ouo
could have foreseen, and the k-ssom
learned by the ( other trusts, ta
make low prices and many sales,
has come'to the meat packers witli
a chilling force.