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PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
1. 1 Brown has returned from
a trip to Yuma.
13. F. Davidson of Way was in
tho city Wednesday.
Miss Lucas Wyly has gone to
Huntingdon to attend school.
J. R. Davidson of Johnsonville
was over a few days this week.
The teachers' association will
')od its monthly meeting hero to-vl-orrow.
A Dr. R. B. Travis was able to be
out Monday, for the Cist time in
over a month.
Mit Hamer, who is bick at the
home of J. J. Weatherly, was some
(Communications from Eva and
Btecheen have been received too
late for publication.
Mrs. Stella Denton of Waverly
has been spending a few day3 here
with relatives and friends.
v J4 D. Peeler of Crowell was here
0, a visit to relatives this week,
ai1 paid us a pleasant call.
'Several from here will attend
the tri-county teachers' association
which meets at Hollow Rock to
day. Its a girl, arrived Tuesday, and
no (kue steps higher, looks wiser or
caiYmile broader than Phillip
Tho returning delegates from
conference of the M. E. Church at
Dickson report an enjoyable tirufc.
Rev. E. R. Condor is succeeded by
Rev. J. W. DeShazo on the Cam
den circuit. Rev. G. W. Florence
V-vis'M returned to Friendship circuit
s Crockett County.
wi order to ascertain the quan
. i'ty of syrup made in our county,
" . . Vo would be clad if parties who
"''' own or are operating mills would
furnuh us with the total number
of gallons of sorghum made this
fallk John Nobles reports 1,300
gallons and G. W. CantrcII l.UUU.
June apples in October hardly
seems a possibility, and yet it is a
fact. Dave Waton handed us sev-
erf 'apples last Friday that are the
ktfaday Lem Thompson left with
ns some second crop June apples.
The fruit is of good size and good
flavor. Who can beat it r
Will S. Corbitt and his mother
ntiJ sifter were called to Tennessee
C'' tho Grf,t of the week by the
,1 l!i nf Tl M. Corbitt, The de
ceased died of dropsy, and had
been an invalid for some months,
The fainilv formerly resided here
and have many friends whom we
join in extending condolence am
WE WANT TO THANK
For jlicir voryJjl'oiT.l patronage Airing the past year, paying that our cash
fLlHL!,nrtirJ-'j!-.Jin- t'W-'hal hi preceding yearn, and wo nhk you lo
cnt li.no with ua im you have and wowill ihi tu-nnon offer you soiue of the
bent bargains in
CLOTHING, HATS, SHOES AND UNDERWEAR
that, you have soon lately. B.dowjv;; give you some figures that looks like
it, and yon will say so, too.
OUR BARGAIN COUNTER
U full of 2 and $2.50 Shoos for $1 per pair. Come quick.
Good Drop Head Sowing Machine for $11.75.
Good New Elgin (7-jewel) Watch, for SG.50. Solid Gold Ring, from 1 to
$1.50 guaranteed. Vulcan and Oliver Chilled Plows and Repairs.
We Pay Cash for Green and Dry Hide;;.
We have two houses brim-full of goods, and if wo can not puit you it is
your privilego to look elsewhere, but we take pleasure in showing ycu our
line and then let you be the judge.
STIGAIvU S. POTTS.
The freo attractions at Jackson
during the week of October 2G to
31, will be made one of the features
of tho carnival. See Court Ed
wards' thrilling ride for life down
a 150 foot stairway ou a unicycle.
Wanted 200,000 axe handles.
See T. J. Throgmorton at Camden
Circuit court met Monday, and
is still in session as we go to press.
Adam Garner received a sen
tence of ten years in the peniten
tiary, and Hugh und Walter Kirk
three years each.
Duck Pafi'ord was sentencod to
jail six months and fined $50 and
The case againe-t John Elmore
was compromised, and he married
tho defendant, Mis Lula Ballard,
Full proceedings will be given
Several from hero are attending
court at Camden.
S. A. Herriu will soon complete
his new dwelling house.
We are expecting to get the free
delivery mail service soon.
Mrs. E. J. Byrn visited relatives
at Camden Monday and Tuesday.
John llernn and sister, Miss
Rhoda, of Hazel, Ky., are here on
Robert Pierce has sold his farm
to Asa Cherry and bought a place
at Big Sandy.
Jesse Cantrell returned homo
last week from a trip to Missouri
and Lake County.
W. A. Matthews moved his saw
mill from Paris last week, and will
be ready for work soon.
Lilhe, little daughter of Marion
Davis, died Thursday of last week.
The child was taken with whoop
ing cough and later went into fe
ver. The interment was at Baker's
Chapol Cemetery. We join in ex
tending sympathy to the bereaved.
Greenbrier, October 13.
Don't fail to see the great Gas-kill-Mundy
death trap loop at the
Pythian Carnival at Jackson, Oc
tober 20 to 31. Nicholas Chefalo,
the only remaining one of the three
death-defying dare-devils, who be
gan the season with this thrilling
Tor Infants and Children.
1U Kind Ycu Hsv3 Alnys Ccught
Bears the JyuT
feature of C4u?M -d; :.'
In accordance with the call of
the president, the Benton County
Farmers' Institute met at the court
house in Camden on Saturday, the
10th instant, at 10.30 a. m.
On motion of Judge L. E. Davis,
an adjournment was taken nntil 1
p. m. (on account of the small at
tendance), at which time the meet
ing was called to order by the pres
ident and declared open for busi
ness. Grasses and general farming was
ably discussed by L. E. Davis.
W. D. Cooper discussed the sub
ject of agricultural instruction, in
sisting with C. C. Vick that this
important subject should be added
to the public school curriculum.
Poultry was the subject of a very
able address by T. J. Lowry, who
submitted figures and statistics
showing that chicken and egg rais.
ing is tho most profitable branch
of agriculture in our county and
State, and if conducted properly
can be made much more profitable
than it is at present.
Stock raising was discussed by
E. Guillen,. breeder of pure stock.
A general d iscuesion of the diseases
of live stock was engaged in by Dr.
J. B. Florence, T. J. Lowry, J. L.
Wright and others, which was very
Preventives of the depredations
and destruction of grains, vegeta.
bles, etc., by rats and insects, was
discussed and several useful rem
edies or recipes were given by G.
B. Holladay, L. E. Davis, Robert
L. Phillips and others.
On motion, the election of dele
gates to attend the division insti
tute to be held at Jackson next
month was taken up, and L. E
Davis, G. B. Holladay and J. L.
Wright were appointed as a com
mittee to select delegates to said
institute, who reported the follow
ing names as delegates:
1-D. 1). Byrd and II. D. Od!e.
1-V. P. Oxford and G. W. Kirk.
3 A. V. Hardin raid J. YV. iSaunderg.
4 I). J. Alien and P. A. Bridges.
6 L. E. Davis and G. P,. Holladay.
(i-J. L. Wrinht and E. N. Quillm.
7 W. H. Melton and Fato Phifer.
8 J. 51. nnds-m .md (J. YV. Cantrell
9 John Askew and J. CI. Clement.
10 O. T. Wilson and N. P. Laahlee.
11 A. J. Goodman and Aaron Ilatley
12 .?. J. Cole and S. T. Pre; son.
13 B. F. Brevard and Joe Odle.
14 H. W. Crabb and James Smith.
15 W. I). Joiners and II. A. Walford
10 Ii. YV. Lindsey and B. F. Altera
The instituie unanimously rati-
lied the report of the committee
and, on motion, the president, J
P. Lashlee, and the secretary, 1. N
Bridges, were added to the above
list of delegates.
The discussion of the good roads
question was deferred until nex
meeting for want of time.
On motion, it was ordered that a
co' v vl the pre " . .!;: . - aad u lis
of the delegates be furnished Tni:
Camden Chronicle for publica
On motion, the thanks of the in
stitute was tendered the editor of
Tiie CriRONiCLE for his courtesy
in publishing the proceedings of
our institutes, calls, etc., in tho
past, and a like courtesy is bespo
ken in the future.
J. P. Lashlee,
. N. Bridges, President.
It is important that all delegates
notify the secretary, I. N. Bridges,
at Camden, not later than Novem
ber 1 of their intention to attend
the institute at Jackson. All del
egates will bo provided with freo
railroad transportation to and
A STOCK SHOW
There was a larue attendance at
the stock show Monday, and some
good horses and mules competed
for tho premiums. The awards
were as follows:
Best horne colt A cenuine Boker pen
knife, Fry Drug Co. Awarded to John
Second beRt horse colt A buffrv rug,
by Claude Hudson & Co. Awarded to
Best mare colt Saddle blanke, Lash
lee & Hall. Awarded to Z. Sensing.
Second best mare colt Biurgy whip.
Melton Bros. Awarded to Lindsey Mel
Best horse mule colt Pair of "YV. L.
Doujdass $3.00 Shoes," T. J. Lowry A Co.
Awarded to L. E. Davis.
Second best horso mule colt Pair of
cuff buttons, Stigall &. Potts. Awarded
to Jasper Kustnng.
Best mare mule colt fl.fiO bridle, Fry
& Hudson. Awarded to Duncan smith.
Second best mare mule colt blind bri
dle, D. B. Thomas. Awarded to Jahugh
Best mule, any age A $2.00 rocking
chair, T. II. Batetnau. Awarded to E.
Best gelding, any age rair dress shirts
Naifoh Bros. Awarded to J. It. Thomas.
Best mare, any age yl .50 hat, Bowles
& Redick. Awarded to E. Guillen.
Poorest horse Package world beater
stock powder, YV. Ernest McCulloush.
Awarded to Cyrus Tbowpson.
Fattest horse A pipe, J. G. Preeson.
Awarded to G. II. Harper.
Ugliest man 1 pound of tobacco, L.
P. Browning. Awarded to YV. T. Town
send. CARNIVAL AT JACKSON.
The Pythian Carnival and Street
Fair at J ackson, Tenn., October 2G
and 31, will eclipfo all former ef
forts of the committee They have
secured the great Gaskill-Mundy
Carnival Co. for the week, which,
together with Mr. Sterling P. An
derson of Jackson as the director-
general, is a sufficient guarantee of
the success the enterprise. Special
etforts will be made to entertain
the visiting thousands during the
week. Cheap rates on all railroads
leading into Jackson good for the
entire week of this great celebration:
FROM EiG SANDY.
The new livery stable will bo
completed by November 1.
L. B. Luck of Mclurnion is vis
iting old friends hero this week.
Miss Bessie Porter of Paris is
the guest of Miss JIattie Schemer.
Quito a large crowd went from
here to Camden Monday to attend
J. M. Flipps and family, former
ly of Hazel, Ky., will make their
future homo in Big Sandy.
R. S. Wheeler and T. J. Mey ers
of tho Cumberland Telephone Co.
were here on business Thursday.
More cotton was brought to Big '
Sandy Saturday thau any one day
in the history of this little burg.
That is to say, SO loads of cotton
were delivered here.
Three rural mail routes have
been established and the appoint
ments made, commencing Novem
ber . Route No. 1 J. W. Jones,
carrier; G. S. Brewer, substitute.
Route No. 2 Ed Lindsey, carrier;
J. S. Lindsey, substitute. Route
No. 31. D. J. Cooper, carrier; J.
M. Doty, substitute.
Our school is progressing nice
ly, and though (lu re has beeu only
onemonthta-.igh't, the interest man
ifested is wonderful. The attend
ance is 112, with an enrollment of
120, and prospects fair to reach 150
before the end of another month.
.there are several boarding stu
dents, and more arc comin' in ev-
j ery day.
R,,, ,VTw rv.fl i"
Mrs. Dora Berry lias been very
sick with fever, but is improving.
1. v. Jberry, v. . 11. .Lindsey, A.
H. Wheatley, J. W. Gr.ddy and J.
R. Hawkins are attending court at
Camden this week.
Cotton was damaged and corn
injured by the dry weal her iu the
Mrs. W. R,. Collier will ler.vo in
a ehort time to visit her husband
With much plt'asvre we chroni
cle the marriage of W. D. Lindsey
and Miss Carrie Vester, which
happy event occurred on the 4.th
instant. The grocm bears a most
creditable reputation, and ho is a
hustler from p.way back, while tho
bride is a most estimable and beau
tiful young lady. The writer joins
a host of friends m wishing them
a lo:,r' ?rd hon" l:f;.
"Wheat lei, October 13.
The Chronicle wau's an active
correspondent i:i every locality in
Benton County. Wrife to us for
circular letter of instructions, etc.
We Wuut the. news cf the county.