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LASH LEE & HALL
ARF. PREPARED TO OFFER BETTER
GOODS AT LOWLR PiUCES THAN
E VR BEFORE.
We wish to call your aticntion to a few
of our Special Brands of groceries that
equal anything sold anywhere.
"Bon Ton" Lard
Absolutely Pure and Satisfaction
We carry a large and complete
stock of strictly
Fancy Goods that can be had at
no other than our store in town.
Mail orders will have prompt
K&'i life ? -a-d I
The secret of our success
THE BEST GOODS
AT LOW PRICES
Ask our customers how much
they saved by giving us their
business last year. Then
TURN YOUR BACK
on High Prices and Common
Goods and come straight to us
and get your money's worth.
41 Red Star"
Coffee. It will certainly please.
Try a package of our
Thanking you for your patron
age last year, we solicit a contin
uance during the year 1903.
Our Customers and Friends
Realizing that competition is so sharp and prices so
close, the Credit system by merchants is Hearing n close.
It nsed to be that anybody would pay their store ac
count, but now only a few will pay and the rest depend
on the few paying their account.
We do not want to hurt anybody or their business, but
we have a right to say how we want to use our means
just as you should.
YOU IIELP US A3D WE WILL HELP YOU.
The sooner tlie people realize the advantage of paying
Cash or Barter the better it will be for them and us, as
every intelligent man, woman or child knows that if we
sell for Cash or Barter that we can sell you goods much
cheaper than we can to sell on time, for money is worth
We think that we have as high appreciation for our
customers as anybody, and if we tell you that we can
not charge anything to you, we do not mean that we
do not like you, or think you bad pay, but we simply
mean that we are out of the Credit business and do not
want to sell any one on time.
IF YOU NEED GOODS
and nave no money, we probably can arrange it foryo-tt
to get the money, so on and after February 1, 1903, we
would take it as a personal favor if you would not ask
us to charge any goods to you. We-know you- are good
and worth it, but we are going to close out what goods
we have, and will give you such bargains as never went
out of Camden, beginning
February 1st, 1903, Our Grand Qpeninj Sale
And don't stay away because you owe us, but come on
and show to us you want to pay r.a Thanking you for
all your past favors, we are
y Yours for business,
STIGALL & POTTS
Last year were very
good and profits fair
we succeeded in mak
ing nice money on
the year's business.
Realizing that we
owe this success to
THE LIBERAL PATRONAGE
of our customers, we
have decided to show
our appreciation of
the same by giving
them the benefit of
some rare bargains.
Sifuiaj, January 17,
We will place on sale
GREATLY REDUCED PRICES
our entire stock of
Men's, Boys' and
GIotMiij and Overcoats
A lot of
SHOES, HATS, SHIRTS,
and other seasonable
Come and see us if
you want bargains.
With many thanks
for past favors, we re
main Yours truly,
T. J. LOWRY M GO
OUR ENTIRE STOCK TO BE DISPOSED OF, CONSISTING OF 4
j. Clothing, Slioes, Hats, Underwear, Skirts, Shirt Waists, )
f H Dress Goods, and everything in the Dry Goods line. i
We have discoyered but one way and that is by cutting prices so decisively that
all former ideas of profit vanish.
Beginning FEBRUARY 1, this sale will continue THIRTY DAYS. Come to
se& us, get our prices, and you will be convinced that we mean just what we say.
ii jEO JriL lOS i
PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
Jinlgi' V. 'J'. MoriiH is Hpi'iiding
ii few tlnyH in Nashville.
Capt. R. A. Liitcr ,f Rig Sundy
wns in the rily ) cstt'idny.
Messrs. Wly and Otto Coble of
Sugar Tree are in the city.
llarve Blair of Huntingdon was
here on bunnies this week.
Rev. J. R. llubh.sof MunleyviHe
is over on a visit to relatives.
Mr. and Mix. Carl Yiek have re
turned from a visit at Huntingdon.
J. II. Whitfield returned a few
days ago from a trip to Arkansas.
Joe Melton, a prosperous mer
chant of Way, was in town one day
Miss Bet tie Spence of Hollow
Rock spent Sunday in Camden
Miss Cora Maiden has gone to
Hardin, Ky., on a visit to her sister,
Mrs. W. S. Weatherly.
Miss Minnie Crocker of Hollow
Rock is visiting the family of her
brother, J. D. Crocker.
Mrs. Isabella Fisher leaves to
day for Bertram, Mo., to spend a
few months with relatives.
W. R. Marchbanks, the hustling
merchant at Chalk Level, was in
the city Tuesday on business.
E. L. Hudson, who has been at
Rockport for some time, returned
home the latter part of last week.
John J. Carrington of Hunting
don is here on a visit to his sister,
Miss Bettie Carrington, at the Mel
M. F. Holland, who moved to
Trezevant a few weeks ago, is at
tending chancery court as a wit
ness this week. ,
Sheriff McCord has four board
ers in the county holdup, namely:
Adam Garner, Frank Riant, Hugh
and Walter Kirk.
Misses Lillian Odle and Maude
Walker and Dick Walker and Mich
Spence of Sugar Tree visited here
Saturday and Sunday.
James A. Tate, the distinguished
prohibitionist, will lecture here to
morrow at the court-house on his
favorite subject of prohibition.
G. W. Dodson is moving the Mc
Cullough a-jMcCracken stock of
goods to Dickson. He sold a part
of the steok to Bowles & Redick.
P. J. O'Reilly was called to Nash
ville the first of the week because
of the illness of his little daughter,
Helen, who is sick of typhoid fever.
Charles II. Webb and family of
Hustburg have mored to the old
Dodson place in South Camden.
We are glad to have them with us.
Pete Jones, who has accepted a
position as night operator at Wa
verly, is succeeded here by Joe
Hall, a young man from Hollow
R. G. Hudson, J. B. McCord, J.
II. Murray and W. L. McElyea
spent two days at Holladay this
week, where they had great sport
Marshal E. G. Flowers and ex
Postmaster D. J. McRae have em
barked in the livery business, and
have rented the Plant stables on
the west side.
Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Bridges left
Tuesday for Carbondale, 111., in re
sponse to a telegram announcing
the illness of their daughter, Mrs.
John D. Rushing.
The hospitable home of Mr. and
Mrs. Mike Fry was thrown open to
the young folks Saturday evening
and a few hours was spent in songs,
1. .1. Dodd, who will leave in a
short time for Arkansas, Iihs sold
his residence propet ty in ('miiden
ti Ma or 1). J. Thomas, and hy
has disposed of his faun at Roek
port to Alma Fry of Cox burg.
Lee (Well and family leave to
day for Bertram. Mo., to male
tl, eirhoine. Lee is an industrious
young man and a good citizen, and
we regret to lose him, but wish him
and his family success wherever
their fortunes may be cast.
Bob Whitfield, who has accrptrd
a position with the T. M. Ryan To
bacco Co. of Martin, left yesterday
for Corrinth, Miss. Mr. Whitfield
will have the same territory as T.
J. Dodd, who has resigned, ami
will make Clifton headquarters for
Messrs. T. J. Dodd and James
II. Whitfield are making arrange
ments to go to Arkansas, where
they will engage in the slave bus
iness on a large scale. It is their
intention to put in at least threw
or four stave mills in one section
of that State.
W. L. Morris, T. J. Lowry, Clay
Rushing, L. E. Davis, F. Ml. Greer,
G. B. Holladay, D. J. Allen, John
D. Rice, Leu Jones and others
whose names we did not learn, are
attending the meeting of the grand
council and grand chapter of Ma
sons at Nashville this week.
The following attorneys from n
distance have had business in tho
chancery court this week: Tom
C. Rye, W. W. Farabough and F.
F. Porter of Paris; J. T. Peeler, S.
W. Hawkins, George T. McCall,
Joe R. Hawkins and J. C. R. Mc
Call of Huntingdon, T. L. Lanier
Chancery court met hero last
Monday, and is still in session as
we go to press. The Dodd-Woods
case was taken up Tuesday, ami the
attorneys did not complete their
argument in the case until last
night. Chancellor Hawkins will
hand down an opinion tomorrow.
We will give full proceedings in
our next issue.
County Clerk W. D. Cooper has
issued marriage licenses to Finis
Stockdale and Josie Swindle, WT.
A. Smith and Thusa Williamson,
Lawson Stockdale and Ida Higdon,
Porter Pierce and Fannie Jones,
J. N. Watson and Josie Townsend,
Lee Jones and Clevie Davidson,
Robert Mealier and Maude Chan
dler, Alvin Higdon and Lennio
A double wedding took place at
Gismondalast Friday, which came
in the nature of a surprise to tho
friends of the young people. Tho
contracting parties were Lawson
Stockdale and Miss Ida Higdon
and Finis Stockdale and Miss Jo
sie Swindle. Justice C. M. M.
Harris officiated. A reception and
supper followed at the home of tho
young men in the evening. WTe
join in extending congratulations
and best wishes.
Wanted Two responsible mer
chants or farmers in Benton County
to act as agents for a responsible
fertilizercompany,a money making
proposition for good men. Only re
liable men need apply. Address all
inquiries to John C. Wilson, l iOt
Howard avenue, Knoxville, Tenu.
CASTOR 1 A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind Yea Have Always EcugM
plays and merry-making.