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VOL. xxvii. no. a.
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wo ueao oapies.
Wo recently photographed two children after death.
BETTER NOT PUT IT OFF.
f It is too important to neglect. Come while in good
4 health, and get your photograph made.
! !e lire preparing to leave parade!)
t for more prosperous work. Our stay here will bo
short. 80 come now and don't get left.
WIS CAN IJSIS
Ptf.ato(n, Cabbage, Meal, Corn (in the ear),. Meat,
'!( Chickens, Eggs, etc.
Wb AIh MAKIINU
IMEAT WORK FOR $1.00 PER DOZEN AND UP.
THIS IS MY LAST NOTICE.
iIVIrs. B. F.BR
PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
FROM CEDAR GROVE.
An act to change the time of hold-
Wk" tue chancery oourts in tho
-eighth chancery division.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the
General Assembly of the State of
in the eighth chancery division
shall be held at the following
Vror Madison County On the
Mondays of June and Decem-
ytfor Carroll County On the first
Mondays of February and August.
' For Henry County On the
third Mondays of February and
JJUndays of March and Sep-
, McNairy County On the
For Crockett County On the
second Mondays of March and
For Hardeman County On the
tkiau Mondays of March and Sep
For Henderson County On the
first Monday 0of April and October.
For Decatur County On the
third Mondays of April and Oc
FoL Hardin County On the
fonOoadays of April and Oc
For Perry County Ga the sec
end Mondays of May and Novem
s 1 fce'r.
ij For Benton County On the
) third Mondays in May and No-
t . L rintitn On til A
r Mondays in May and No-rtniber.
f Sec. 2. Be it further enacted,
-A?? Uls act take effect on the first
&i flugust next, the public wel-
fcltv -Aqmring it.
vPassed February 11, 1903.
fr' Ed. T. Seay,
" Speaker of the Senate
LS. T. IV Tyson.
6p$urjTl House of Representatives,
. !U l&ved February 13, 1903.
J. B. Frasier,
A true copy. Attest:
J. W. Morton,
Secretary of State.
i "-Wee Chrokicle and the Nash-
rille Daily Kews, both for
II. A. Jordan of Garfield is here
L. B. Bain of Wyly was here on
a visit last week.
Thomas Beasley has sold his
farm to J. S. Hall.
Mr. Campbell of Paris has been
here buying sheep.
J. C. Ryan of Rristow visited
relatives here Sunday.
0. L. Cole is visiting relatives
in Greene County, Arkansas.
W. L. Thompson of Camden
spent Wednesday here with old
Aunt Lousinda Watson is visit
ing her son, Jamea Watson, near
Mrs. J. E. Elmore and son vis
ited relatives near Big Sandy last
W. H. Watson and Vessett El
more of .Garfield visited relatives
T. G. Broughton spent Sunday
with his brother, S. L. Broughton,
J. T. Townsend and son, Arch,
went to Hollow Rock one day last
week on business.
L. F. and E. II. Murphy of Mc-
Lemoresville spent Sunday he?e
with relatives and friends.
Cedar Grove, July 14.
Alvin Markham visited friends
at Camden Sunday.
John McKelvey is reported very
ill, we regret to learn.
Edgar Murphy and John Hall
visited at Eggville Sunday.
Herdis Harper visited his uncle,
G. II. Harper at Camden Sunday
Miss Pearle McCntchen of near
Paris visited here one day laat
Miss Myrtle Deaton was the
guest of Miss Anna Hudson last
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Soda water, all flavors, at the Fry
TriF. Chronicle and tho weekly
Memphis Commercial Appeal, $1.
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For Infants and Children.
Be Kind You Have Always Bought
John Robins returned to Nash
The Yuma ball team will play
Camden tare July 30.
Mrs. T. C. Rye and children
have returned to Paris.
Hon. Tom Peeler of Huntingdon
was in the city Tuesday.
J. 1). Crocker and family visited
at Hollow Rock Sunday.
Edgar Totty returned to Nash
villa the first of the week.
Lowell Jeffrey of Memphis is
here on a visit to relatives.
W. E. McCullough tpent Friday
and Saturday in Nashville.
Prof. A. M. Smith was at Hol-
laday the first of the week.
Several from Camden attended
the ball game at Eva Saturday
Miss Stella Spalding of Nash
ville is here on a visit to friends.
Miss Pearlo McElyea of Plant
is visiting relatives here this week
B. D. Johnson and family have
roturned from a visit in the coun
Miss Clara Fiuley of Liberty
visited relatives hero tho first of
11. W. Spencer is helping A. H.
Gibson k Co. in tho manufacture
Mrs. Dora McAdams of Carnes-
ville is visiting Mrs. Cora J ohnsoa
Mrs. C. H. Webb, who has been
an invalid tor a long while, is very
feeble this week.
Zetra Potts has returned from
Missouri, where he has been spend
ing a few months.
Mrs. W. S. Corbitt and children
have gone to Ralston to spend a
few weeks with relatives.
Mrs. C. H. Sullivan and children
left Wednesday to join her bus
band at Hollywood, Mo.
Rudolph Goodman of Beards
town was in the city Saturday
shaking hands with old friends
Miss Maude Sparkman of Nash
ville, who has been the guest of
Miss Kate Johnson, has returned
Mi9ses Sophia and Bertha Hol-
laday of Holladay are guests of the
fnmUv nf SllPriff R. I). McC"n-
this week. .-cft?;V
C. C. Thompson, grocerymaFJf
South Camden, made an assign
ment Monday, naming J. M. Cas
tile as assignee.
J. W. Bateman has moved his
stave mill plant to Springville,
where he will continue the busi
ness of making staves.
Mrs. W. E. McRae and children
of Nashville, who have been spend
ing a few days with relatives near
Camden, have gone to McKenzie.
Will S. Corbitt and mother were
called to Tennessee City the first
of the week to see Bob Corbitt who
is very low. Mr. Corbitt returned
County Clerk W. D. Cooper has
issued marriage licenses to R. L
Tatom and Allie Jordan, A. R
Matthews and M. J. Phifer, J. T
Lewis and Jennie A. Melton.
Mesdames Emma Young and
Cora Duncan, who have been visit-
itg their sister, Mrs. II. W. McGill,
have returned to Plant, accompa.
nied by Mr. and Mrs. McGill.
The little son of Evvell Rainwa
ter got his leg broken at Sulphur
Springs last Sunday by a gate fall
ing on it. The gate also fell on
a dog, which probably saved the
Stacker Taylor of Paris wan in
tin- city Tuesday.
V. F. Morris, Leon and Will V.
Caraway, E. B. RowleH, "Yancy"
Bakfr, Marshall Morris, Herscliell
Lindsey and John Jones of Big
Sandy joined the excursion hereto
W u v e r 1 y W e d n e sd a y .
Two communications written in
pencil have been declined recently.
The writing was too dim to be leg-
ibltf, and for this reason corre
spondents are requested to use ink
when writing communications.
We wish to return thanks to O.
II. Williams for the tomatoes sent
us this week. They are not only
a fine variety, but they are the
largest wo havo seen grown in this
locality. One of them weighed 1
pound and 9 ounces.
There was an interesting game
of ball between the "Fats" and
"Leans" Tuesday afternoon. The
score stood C to 5 in favor of the
Fats. Batteries Allie V. Bowles
and S. M. Naif eh; Clifford Bate
man and John Thomas.
The game of ball which took
place at Eva Saturday between
Johnsonville and Eva resulted in
a score of 12 to 1 in favor of Eva.
The visitors had players from
Hustburg and Bakerville, and
Camden aided the Eva team.
As wo go to press we learn of
the death of Charley Hudson, son
of Henry Hudson of the Liberty
community, which occurred yes
terday morning. The young man
had been ill several weeks and for
the past few days thero has been
no hope of his recovery. The bu
rial will take place this afternoon
at the family burying-ground.
A jolly crowd from here attend
ed the celebration of the Knights
of Pythias at Waverly Wednesday.
Notwithstanding the rain a crowd
began to assemble at the station
early Wednesday morning, and by
the time tho long "extra" rolled in
about 9.20 there was hardly stand
ing room about the train. Agent
W. A. Yarbrough was kept busy
until he had stamped 119 tickets,
good for the round trip.
Everybody who has relatives
buried or in any way interested in
the Cowell's Chapel Cemetery, are
requested to meet there Tuesday
looming, July 28, 1903, with your
ivhoe, sPa(l0 an(l wheelbarrow to
p 'MU off and fix up the cemetery
grounds. Ladies, you come, too.
Bring your dinner, and lets pay
some respect to our dead.
LKXINGTON DISTRICT COUFKKEXCK.
Some two weeks an there crime
with her live muhII children to tho
home of C. II. Webb a B!id, poor
woman, who had lost her husband,
Mr. IWiett, U'i-.H than a year ago.
Earle, the eldest, a delicate lad of
ICi, was rick when they cam;', and
rapidly grew worse until Iuh death
Sunday, July 12. Ho wns small
ft ml frail physically, but the prido
&nd comfort of his mother's heart,
and seemed tho idol of hi young
brothers and sisters. Tho poor
mother was frantic with grief, said
her troubles Mere rnoro than hIio
could -bear, that to have her eldest
thus taken wrh indeed heartbreak
ing. Poor widowed stricken heart,
her burdens, as we view them, do
seem heavy, indeed, but we must
submissively bow to the will of Him
who "doeth all things well," re
membering that "all things work
together for good to them that love
God." Mrs. Fossett took her son,
to Rushing' 8 Creek for burial, and
she with her children will remain
in that community with relatives.
May she find a pleasant homo with
kind friends, is the wish of tho
Again has tho death angel swept
into our midst and passed on, bear
ingwith him one of earth's precious
gems in tho form of the 7 months
old babe of II. W. and Blanche Mc-
fj ill, and today little Merle stands
upon tho parapet of the shining
portals a beacon li-ght to draw tho
hearts of her parents and grand
parents who are now bowed down
with grief over her departure
Weep not, fond parents, for your
darling is not lost, only gone bo
fore, to that bright and happy home
where there will be no more sepa
ration, no sorrow, no pain or tears.
You can not call her back, but,
glorious thought! you can go to
her, and when your earth-work is
finished you, too, can enter into
that beautiful home, that mansion
not made with hands; take up your
harps and with the dear little one
sing praises through a never end
ing eternity to Him who has said:
"Let the little ones come unto me."
May dod help you so to live that
you may enter peacefully into that
rest. The babe had six long, wea ry
weeks of suffering, then passed on
Tuesday morning, July 1-1, quietly
as the closing of a beautiful flower
and peacefully went to the arms of
the blessed Savior. She was laid
to rest in Camden Cemetery July
15, 1903 E. S. W.
Tho Lexington district confer
ence of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, will bo held at
Huntingdon July 23 to 20. Tho
opening sermon will be preached
Wednesday night by Rev. W F.
Acoff. Bishop E. E. Hoss will be
present and preside.
Dr. Seth Ward, one of the mis
sionary secretaries will be there,
and his presence will add much to
Rev. W. J. McCoy will repre
sent the board of missions, and
Rev. G. W. Banks will represent
the board of education.
There will be many other dis
tinguished preachers at the con
ference. There will be about one
hundred and fifty preachers and
delegates present, besides many
The Chronicle wants an active
correspondent in every locality in
Benton County. Write to us for
circular letter of instructions, etc.
We want tho news of the county.
J. C. McKelvey died at his hom e
a few miles north of town Tuesday
morning, after an illness of about
a week. For several years Mr. Mc
Kelvey had been in bad health, and
for the past few months had been
very feeble at times. In the death
of Mr. McKelvey, Benton County
loses one of her best, and most
highly respected citizens. His en
tire life has been spent on the farm,
and from him many of . the young
men of that community have learn
ed the first principles on which
they have based their study and
practice of a high, moral, christian
life. Ho was a man of great piety,
who had the respect and confidence
of all who knew him, and the news
of his death was received here with
many expressions of regret. .Sur
viving him are a wife and three
children. The remains were laid
to rest Wednesday at the Smith
I have a remnant of nice sum
mer hats which will be closed out
at cost Mrs. S. J. Travis.