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In order to make room for
our Fall Goods we are
Lawns and Dimities at Cost,
4 Men's Shirts at Loss Than f
WE WANT J
To sell you Repairs for the
f Walter A. Wood Machinery,
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and also all ki.ids of Sewing :
' WE WANT
To buy your country produce
and we want to treat you right.
Wo also repair your Clocks,
Watches, Jewelry ,.Telephoue.
Yours to Please,
PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
Camden's ball team will play at
J. F. Beaton was at Nashville
the first of tl;e week.
' Sierrell Rayborne of Big Sandy
ivas in tho city Tuesday.
II. W. McGill and wife visited
relatives at Plant this week.
Ex-Governor Alvin Hawkins of
Huntingdon was here Tuesday.
Arch Hollingsworth and Royal
Melton were at Claud Tuesday.
Mrs; Charles Atkins and children
are visiting at Nashville this week.
Miss Eva Stem is spending tho
week with relatives at Lexington.
Cyrus B, Harrison of'Oakview
is the guest of Roy Melton this
Bud -Fry has returned from an
extended visit to homefolks at Cox
burg. Mike Fry and others enjoyed a
hunt on Big Sandy River the first
of the week.
Miss Lillie Melton is visiting her
Bister, Mrs. G. L. Tatty, at Nash
ville this week.
The friends of L E. Goodwin
will regret, to learn that he is seri
ously HI this week.
Hon. James Jeffreys and family
of Memphis nro here on a visit to
relatives and friend3.
Tom II. Batemau and daug
Miss Jewell, visited at McE
the Litter part of last week.
Miss All- i Ridgeway of Na.-'
villa is s ing the week at tl
place visiting with relatives.
Actin ..: Attorney General Ton
C. Rye is at Dresden tni
where circuit court is in s-f.-..
Ii-t enrlt ju !:il'T of th County
Pemoeratic livteutivo Committee
l;o present at its meeting here next
We congratulate Alderman P..
L. Phillips on the arrival of a 10
pound daughter at his homo last
lion. John II. Trice will address
tho citizens of Benton County at
Camden next Monday. Speaking
will begin at l.U o'clock p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugcno llawley of
Bowling Gieen, Ivy., are visiting
with relatives here. They are tho
guests of Dr. and Mrs. F. G. Hud
son. Mrs. M. Fry and children have
gone to the country to spend a few
weeks with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Townsend, near Harper's
Rev. J. M. Pickens, W. L. Mor
ris, W. A. Steel.., M. I). McElyea,
L. M. Pnxon and others went to
Tennesseo River Wednesday for
a few days fishing,
Nola Gulf is up from Claud to
spend tho week with homefolks and
take a rest. The old man says that
lie has been tick, End wants to re
cuperate his health.
J. D. Peeler of Dallas, Tex., ar
rived hero tho first of tho weok to
visit relatives in old Benton. Ho
taught school hero about ten years
ago, and has many friends in and
J. M. Gillespie has sold his sa
loon to Jones Bros, of Big Sandy,
who took charge of the business
Tuesday. Mr. Gillespie will move
his family to Tullahoma. at once.
Later he will go to Oklahoma to
look out for a location.
ti rvv i t
Jiitigeno iravis has resigned nis
situation with Edward V. Sheely,
a leading druggist of Memphis, and
accepted a more lucrative position
in the editorial department of the
Commercial Appeal. This being
one of the largest newspapers in
the South, the position is one of
Miss Nellie T. Simpson, one o
the instructors in the institute heli
here last week, has returned to her
home at Gallatin, carrying with her
the best wishes of a host of newly
made friends. Her farewell re
marks at the close of the institute
will be long remembered by every
'Loy, eldest son of R. W. Caneer
who resides a few miles east o
here, died Tuesday, after an illness
of only a few days. The buria
took place at Postoak Cemetery on
Wednesday. Loy was a good boy
the pride of his father, and will be
sadly missed by the. family. YvTe
join in extending sympathy to the
Our old friend, Tom Anderson
who went' to Missouri last March
where he is employed with a mer
cantile company, writes that he is
coming home in time to vote in t lie
August election. Speaking of the
crop prospects in Missouri, he says
they are good, but, he 9 comin
home. The fact is, Tom's in love
find its not a Missouri irirl'""
Sheriff E. E. Fry, Marshall:. (1.
lowers and Frank Holland to ,k
Fx McElrnth to Bolivnr Sat! ;.
ay night wh re he was placed in
he insane asylum. McEhath Y.i.i
it!i vron;.' ior homo time, ana ti.i
ie wiv.i considered dangerous while
at large, this fiction cf the county
authorities in bending him to the
asylum will allay public apprehen
sion. Tho o'liet is learned while
at Bolivar that Eugene Wyly, who
scaped from the asylum recently,
had been recaptured.
Tho rain storm Saturday afier-
loon did considerable damage in
his community. W. A. Lashle
was tho heaviest loser. His lare
barn was wrecked, and other dam-
iv'cs resulted, bonie out houses
were unroofed, many chimneys are
lamaged, trees were uprooted and
the roof of the couvt-hcuse slightly
Jamnged. After the storm some
of the strf ets were covered with a
angle of branches, elect lie light
and telephone wires. Telephone
ines wero down, but communica
ion in this way is about restored.
Where the storm struck in this
county it did considerable damage
o growing crops, and many public
highways were rendered impassa
ble by fallen trees.
The school board met last week
o select teachers for the 1902-190,'3
erm of school at Benton Seminary.
The board retained Superintend
ent McD. Neal and B. D. Johnson
as members of the school faculty.
Prof. A. M. Smith of Dyer County
was elected to succeed Prof. W. D.
Cooper, who was not an applicant.
Owing to the growth of the school,
he board decided to increase the
number of teachers in tho primary
department, and Miss Bettie Car-
ringtonof Huntingdon was elected
to that position. No appointment
in the primary department could
have given more general satisfac
tion than that of Miss Carrington.
She has taught in the school be
fore, and is a great favorite of the
children of the town as well as es
teemed by tho patrons of the school
Professor Smith is a graduate of
some of the best schools of the
South, and is highly recommended
by Prof. J. A. Baber of Bowling
Green, Ky., and other prominent
educators. There was a long list of
applicants for the vacant positions
to be filled, including many teach
ers from other States.
The baby of Hope Melton is re.
ported very sick.
E. Holland has succeeded I. N
Melton as blacksmith here.
B. F. Davidson contemplates re
moving his saw-mill to the north
prong of Harmons Creek.
G illespie and Frank Tailord o
near Camden are spending a few
days fishing on Tennessee River,
Misses Lillie Beaton and Madge
PafTord of Camden are spending a
few days here with relatives and
iUr. and Mrs. Marshall Pafford
the. sympathy of the entire
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mnry in me loss oi ineir nt-
Una, who died Sunday.
Nrmen Melton, who has
V-xtendeil visit to her
vr'izzio Holland, at
vd home Satur-
THE. TLACMLU'V INSTITUTL.
A 1 i .;. ! .. '. If mihI J ul h.iil if ;.! iipi i iij;
f I l.i i 1 2 -1 I itxl Wvrk,
Tho Benton County Teachers'
Institute which was in Region hero
last wt e'; jn-oved to be one of the
" ever hld in tho county, and
while the attendance the fir.4 part
of the wi 1: was not as large as last
year tho institute was not lacking
in interest and the entire jircram
was discussed by tim teachers with
much zeal and enthusiasm and the
reviews by the instructors were
able and comprehensive.
Thi enrollment cf teachers was
a-t follows :
Aden, Fannie, Ilolladay.
Allen, J. A., Springville.
Anderson, John!)., Chalk Level.
Anderson, Viola,. Ilolladay
Bane, J. C, Wyly.
Bateman, Lula, Camden.
Boswell, Bettie, Chalk Level.
Brocks, Pauline, Camden.
Brown, Daisio, Big Sandy.
Cherry, Lillie, Enloe.
Clement, Mattie, Camden.
Cooper, Ethel, Devider.
Cooper, W. T., Devider.
Cooper, S. Pi, Big Sandy.
Cooper, W. D., Camden.
Clayton, May, Chalk Level.
Crabb, Lola, Devider.
" Davidson, Bettie, Claud.
Dobsou, O. C.j Camden.
Dreaden, Metta, Brecheon.
Fitzsimmons, Joe, Faxon.
Florence, Elbert, Camden.
Florence, J. 0., Camden.
Frazier, Era, Camden.
Garner, Ola, Claud.
Gibson, Inez, Camden.
Gibson Valera, Camden.
Greer, Alma, Camden.
Greer, Clarice, Camden.
Hassell, Albert, Faxon.
Hassell, Walter, Faxon.
Hatley, Eulice, Mclllwain.
Herndon, Pearl, Big Sandy.
Hicks, J. R., Devider.
Holcomb, Cora, Murray, Ky.
Hollingsworth, Ltinio, Camden.
Hollingsworth, Arch, Camden.
Ilardin, M. L., Chalk Level. .
Johnson, B. 1)., Camden.
Jones, A. L. Holladay.
.Kee, C. V., Devider.
Kennon, C. II., Camden.
Lawrence, I. N., Camden.
Lawrence, Sallie, Mclllwain.
Lindsey, Lena, Big Sandy.
Lockhart, J. M., AVyly.
Maliu, William, Mclllwain.
McDaniel, E. E., Camden.
McElyea, Vera, Camden.
McKolvey, A. N., Camden.
Melton, Royal, Camden.
Nance, Florence, Eggville.
Neal, McD., Camden.
Pafford, Lois, Way.
Pafford, Melbra, Way.
Pafford, Ray, Way.
, Pafford, AV. T., Luterton.
Peeler, Ellen, Big Sandy.
Peeler, Loudie, Big Sandy.
Porkins, 0. G., Enloe.
Presson, L. II., jr., Camden.
Smith', Deo, Ilolladay.
Simpson, Nellie T., Gallatin.
Swindle, Josie, Ilolladay.
Thomas, Urla, Camden.
. Thompson, Lorn, Camdon.
Tippett, Add, Coxburg.
Tomlin, Madison, Big Sandy.
Utley, 0. A. Camden.
Vick, C. C, Camden.
Weatherly, Gus, Camden.
AVilson, Nolie, Camden.
Zimmerman, Emma, Sugar Tree.
Following tha organization on
Mon dpviorning Rev. A. Nunnery
rado a practical talk, which
appreciated. Tuesday at 10 a. in.
tho teachers adjourned to attend
the Masonic celebration at Cowell's
The teachers had the pleasure of
' :u it!;- a'i : i y f ,
'The Mora! V
Mi;.; Hi. !ory, ,le
etc.." v. aa thn nil
t l.i :
juldr ; :. by lr. Kiel "V.
In her review uf tin
arit!: r.. lie, Mi: -s N lli; T. I
koh,o:i.: of the intructo;- ,n--
rd many m w idcaj on
tnctho.ls of teacfiing math?!;,
which was greatly ftppte i t;
tho members of tho in-lii;
Pr sident Neal's talk on "
Idea of Teachimr Infinitive ,'
Wednesday afternoon urous'
An attentive hearing v:nn i
Justice O. (J. Perkins whoue.
Ul and interesting Ifcturo ,:
"Importance of Studying Ten'
On Thursday morning tho ir.
tute was address. d by A. M. Si.
principal-elect of Bunion S
ry, who was present, and hi:,
made a decidedly favorable ini .
sion on his audience, which inc!
cd a large number of visitors.
W. D. Cooper mako an inter;
ing address on "Tho Duties of t
State in tho Education of its C
.ens," and much benefit was der;
ed from tho short talk by Ti
Simpson on "Pedagogy" and t
ruin ii.Li.iiiijii-i t it list i.ii i.iiiii iiu
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G. Hudson and President Neal.
Many new and helpful sug.
tions wero made during the w
ou tno ditleront methods of to;,
ing tho various studies included
the program, and. impressed wi
tho great responsibility devolvi
upon them in training the yo;
and tender minds of tho ri.
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doubt, go forth to their work wi
more zeal and enthusiasm tl
A number of resolutions w
adopted, including the followir
"That we extend our thanks
our instructor, Miss Simpson, 1
her kind suggestions and the m;
ifold lessons iu pedagogy receh
from her instruction. Miss Sir
son is a woman of rare ability a
culture, and each timo she arose
address the institute wo learned
appreciate her real worth as an
structor more and more."
Resolutions were adopted tha?
ing the people of Camden for th
many kindnesses and hospital;
President Neal and the board
trustees received the thanks of
teachers for favors, and the re.
tions concluded with a tender tr
uto to the memory of ex-Super
tendent T. Witt Cuff, deceased.
T1,A i.,r,U.,4 ,:4l. 41..,
aminations, which began Fri
afternoon and continued thro;
The palatial home of the hit
F. Phillips will be sold at the g
chancery sale of property at !
low Rock July 14. This is r
the prettiest homes in the con;
Desirably located; fine water.
Soda Water, all flavors,
Fry Drug Co.
Don't rent land, when ye
buy a farm on easy terms
chancery sale of property
late C. F. Thillips July 1 1 ;
low Rock. This is the best
you will ever have again.
Try a Cold Milk Sh
Fry Drug Co.
What about a home? Do
need one? If you do attend
4. 1 I . . e i
eii-ub unuuuviy hint oi propen
Hollow Rock July 1L