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TO MISS TIIKKH
Think an You Kencl What We nrc
Snyiiux to You.
Shoes 1:1 Slippers
AVe have cvt-ry tiling in the
Shoe line you are looking for,
ill all the latest styles.
And n.H to clippers well, you
ought to set) 'em, for they are
simply "n thing of beauty find
a joy forever."
Ladies' shoes, from 75c to 3.00
Men's shoes, from l fro 1 00
Children's, from 20c to 1.50
Men's Low Cuts, SLIT) to 2.25
Ladies' Slippers, 85e to 2.25
Child ren'8 " 05c to 1.25
Come to see us and bo con
vineed that we can please you
in styles and prices.
Fur and Straw
AVe handle the Celebrated
"Swann" brand in Furs in all
the stylos and prices, every one
of which is guaranteed.
And when it comes to Straw
i Xia L.J W VJ CHI til nil IIIU
i styles and a full "Citv Block"
a j ----- rf
.o , ahead of competition.
AYe have not space here to tell you about all the good things
we have in our immense stock of
Just come to see us. for its always our pleasure to show our
I friends and customers these rare
Thanking .our friends and customers for past favors, we are
EAST SIDE OF
March 21, 1003.
To Whom it May Concern:
I suffered intense pain day and
night from a cut in the eyeball,
whiqli destroyed the sight. I was
treated by two doctors for three
months, but they did me no good.
V eyes gradually grew worse.
Tky said the eye would have to
be-iaken out and that probably I
would lose the sight of the other.
I tried one small bottle of Dr. D.
Ga'rfinkle's Remedy, and in two
we As my injured eye was entirely
weV? and the sight in my other eye
was as goocl as ever. I would ad
vise all suffering with their eyes to
write or see Dr. D. Garfiukle.
. yam, gratefully yours,
Mr T T, rlnrrvimlTTl
If desire to thank those who have
given mo their patronage in the.
past, and having engaged in the
millinery business again, I will ap-pre-te
your favors, be they great
rlnall. Call and see mo on the
Tenn. Mrs. D. J. McRae.
For "H. M. T." buggies, call-on
Melton k Bain. They've get 'em.
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Our Clothing department is
complete in every detail.
Being bought 1)1 liter from
the factory, we are able to save
you the jobbers' profit. Just
let us show yon through.
Men's suits, from 2.50 to 15
Youths' " from 2.50 to S
Boys' " from 75c to 1)
AYe handle the Famous "A.
and A. AY. Sommei field" Pants
as well as other strong lines.
Men's summer Pants, 50 cents
Men's nice Pants, 1
Men's extra nice Pants, 1.50
Men's "Beauty Dress," 3 to 5
GOO Shirts bought at 83 :V
cents on the dollar now on
sale at our store at prices that
will simply make you wonder.
You can't afford to miss 'em.
& REDICK '
THE TRAINING SCHOOL
AT BENTON SEMINARY.
The preparatory and training
school will begin at the Benton
Seminary on May 21, 1003.
This course is on the order of a
review, and is fitted especially for
teachers. It will include both the
primary and secondary grades, and
it will be so arranged that anyone
so desiring may take both courses.
Your county superintendent ur
ges that all teachers take this
course, as they will be more able
to take the examination and to ac
complish a higher grade of teach-
The city public school closes on
May 22, 1903, and the training
school will be run independent of
the public school.
The tuition will be 2.00. It is
hoped that all the teachers will
take advantage of this excellent op
portunity. Don't fail to read the advertise
ments in The Ciii:o;iclk this
Bring .or send us your news of
general interest, and we will publish-it
PEIlSOrJAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
J. Y. Leegitu of Pig Sandy win
in the city Sunday.
Hillary 11a, lings of Pig Sandy
vii!ed here Sunday.
Straw ben ies aie coining iiirand
the crop is a line one.
Edgar Clement of Pig Sandy was
here on a vi.it Suiulay.
Miss Ola McD.uiit-l is visiting at
Hollow Pock this week.
Prof. A. M. Smith spent Sunday
with relatives at Nashville.
Mrs. Mamie Steele of Nashville
returned home last Friday.
The new dwelling of Sidney L.
Peeler i Hearing completion.
Mnj. F.T.McC; ill of Clarksburg
is here on a visit to relativc-H.
John Frank Penton was in the
Pock Citv the first of the week.
Miss Ada Fry of Coxburg iu vis
iting her sister, Mrs. E. L. Hudson.
(J. P. llolladay spent a few days
at llolladay the latter part of lust
Mrs. J. D. Crocker and little son
left Wcdnesduy to visit relatives
lion. Tom C. Rye of Paris was
over on professional business the
first of the week.
William Caraway of Pig Sandy
spent last Friday here with rela
tives and fi iends.
Mrs. S. J. Chambers of Hunt
ingdon is visiting her sister, Mrs.
E. N. Quillen, near Wyly.
Miss Grace McGill of Clarks
burg is spending a few days here
with relatives and friends.
Among our many pleasant call
ers last Monday were Miss Sadie
Wilson and her father of Mclll
wain. Miss Dora Crocker of Hollow
Rock has been visiting the family
of her brother, J. D. Crocker, this
Rev. G. W. Florence of Stokes,
who is up on a visit to friends and
relatives, paid us a pleasant call
Mrs. E. J. Hartley is having her
dwelling treated to a coat of paint.
Frank KcKelvey of Way has the
S. M. Kirk and daughter, Miss
Beatrice, and Miss Kate Tucker of
llolladay visited hire last Satur
day and Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. AY. B. Leslie and
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visited here AYednesday and werl
to Huntingdon to visit relatives.
Postoak Camp No. 47 AA oodmen
of the AYorld will unveil the A. R.
Creek Sunday, May I'll, at 2 p. m.
The funds received at the Dime
Shower at the parsonage this even
ing will be used on the parsonage,
which is sadly in need of repair.
Everyone should go and assist so
worthy a cause.
AY. N. Rushing of Wyly is paint
ing the new dwelling of George H.
Harper, who moved in yesterday.
When fully completed this will be
one of the most attractive homes
A careful estimate leads to the
conclusion that a large acreage in
tha county will be planted in cot
ton and peanuts this year, in fact
it will be much larger than usual.
The bulk of the two crops is yet to
AAlien you want a good turnout,
cro to Melton k Bain's stable.
Soda water, all flavors, at the Fry
Wanted To sell furniture and
household effects. "Will sell at a
bargain- E. L. Hudson',
Hon. and Mis. .1. A. ('h-nnnl
vi.-ilrd t Hollo a' Pock last Satur
day, D. J. Allen, who is a delegate to
the Soul hern Baptist Assoeial ion,
vhk-h is in session at Savannah,
Gh., left the first of the week for
Savannah. The association will be
in Hcssioii about ten days,
AYo learn that the gun offered
by Messrs. D. M. Fanner k Son of
Claud was won by n boy, Thomas
M. AVheatley, of that community.
The gun is said to be fi good one,
and its possessor is proud of it.
A. S. Corbitt, of Crosno, Mo.,
who has been visiting friends and
relatives here, left for home last
Friday, accompanied by his sister,
Miss Eliza Corbitt, who will make
an extended visit in that State.
Dr. and Mrs. E. M. McAuh y and
Mr. aud Mrs. AValtor Hudson at
tended the marriage of Miss Rob
bio Rushing and Isaac Stngner at
Big Sandy Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Stagner will reside
at Danville, where Mr, Stagner is
telegraph, operator. The happy
couple have our best wishes for a
long life of usefulness, prosperity
The crowd at Hollow Rock last
Sunday was probably the largest
that ever assembled at that place.
This county was well represented,
though Camden contributed ouly
a small percent of the crowd. The
agent hero sold 305 tickets to Hol
low Rock, and at least 50 boarded
the train without tickets. A large
number went overland, though it
would be difficult to estimate the
The stockholders of the Camden
TelephoneExchange Company met
last week and elected the following
officers: AAr. L. Morris, president;
AY. T. McGill, vice president; U. A.
Potts, secretary and general mana
ger; L. R. AVatson, assistant mana
ger aud collector, and T. J. Lowry,
treasurer. Mrs. M. E. Bowles was
re-elected operator. The annual
dividend was declared, showingthe
company to be in a healthy, pros
Best feed and hitching accom
modations at Melton fc Bain's sta
ble, Saunders' old stand.
' I5ICNTON COUNTY BANK.
meeting of the directors and
le to polders of the Benton County
Jitoklast Friday the following of
ficers were elected: T. J. Lowry,
president; AY. L. Morris, cashier;
AY. H. Hooser, assistant cashier.
The salaries of the bank officials
wore substantially increased.
The directors declared a semi
annual dividend of 10 percent, and
20 percent was placed to the sur
The statement shows the bank
to be in a prosperous condition,
and was highly gratifying to the
The stockholders of the Benton
County Telephone Company are
hereby called to meet at Big Sandy
Monday, June 1, 1903, at 1 o'clock
p. m. Business of importance will
be transacted and all stockholders
are urged to attend.
G. AY. Bakee,
Big Sandy, May 4, 1903.
The Chronicle and the weekly
Memphis Commercial Appeal, $1.
AYanted A few loads of stove
wood in exchange for subscription
to The Cheonicle.
i.Vi-'iilar cui'i' ( nn It-tt-
Mesdiinn'H Huttie Latimer and
Pettie Ru.-.hing ale indisposed thi.H
J. A. Sparks and family visited
C. N. Diekersoii and family near
Liberty Sunday. .
Decoration services will beheld
at Bushing's .Creek next Sunday
morning beginning at '.) o'clock.
AVe are glad to learn that Miss
Mo'lie Pushing and Mrs. Ierriu
are improving, and we hope they
will soon be out, again.
People are planting cotton nnd
corn in a hurry, but the damp, cold
wealhcrisholding back vegetation.
Wheat is heading out low and very
short heads. The crop will fall
According to previous appoint
ment, there was a large crowd at
Ramble Creek Saturday to clean
off the burying-ground. Dinner
was served on the ground. Rev.
W. S. Brewer preached at 11 n. m.
and Rev. J. T. Sparks at 2 p. m.
PliixTOW, May 5.
Fanners are hustling now rally
AVe are having plenty of cold,
G. C. Camp and others went to
Dr. Bray and G. C. Camp were
at Hollow Rock Sunday.
Sunday school is held at Rush
ing' s Creek every Sunday.
M isses Onie and Ruth Yick of
Liberty visited here last week.
This community was well repre
sented at Hollow Rock Sunday.
Eogville, May o.
A DIME SIIOWEK
Will lie Given at the l'urvonage Friday
.Evening, May H.
Mrs. D. C. Johnsou invites you
to an entertainment given by her
at the Methodist parsonage in
Camden Friday evening, May 8.
The donation of one dime solicited.
Instrumental music and sweet
songs will be an attraction of the
evening festivities. The Claude
Hudson Concert Band will also
render delightful music on the oc
casion. A right royal and social
time is promised all who come.
Refreshments will be served in
the dining hall for one dime. The
proceeds of the entertainment will
be used to repair the parsonage.
Mrs. D. C. Johnson.
New Idcil Womau's Blaga.ine.
Brides, graduates, and flowers
are the dominant features of the
first month of summer, and the
June number of the New Idea
AYoman's Magazine treats of them
all. "June, the Month of Roses,"
is a practical floral paper, by Ben
jamin B. Keech, charmingly illus
trated. Sarah Slater contributes
a noteworthy article on "June
Brides;" Agnes AYarren describes
"June Fetes," and Kate Marston
writes of "A AVoman and Her Pin
Money." In addition to these dis
tinctly timely themes, the several
departments of Society Fads, Good
Housekeeping, Embroidery, and
Homo Dressmaking receive novel
treatment, characteristic of the sea
sou. The short stories aud verse
are of exceptional excellence.
For Infants and Caildren.
Tha Kind Yea Havs Always Bsught
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