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A DEMOCRATIC NEWSPAPER. rnilJKMKH wkk.ki.v itv Til A I IS Illl ) Til KItS, CAMDEN", TENN. ' SURSt ItlPTION RATES. One tlolliu jut year In advance; liny cents for mI months; twenty-live cents for three months. Thk Ciikonici.k will lie Issued on Friday of reich week. Subscript iouit, payable In advance, may bo sent by post-irfllce onler nt our risk, l'ostiine stamns me not desirable, lint wlieli It Is found necessary to remit them osic-cait stamps life preferred. Agents wanted to solicit siihscrlptlons. Write fur terms, etc. We Kbitil spare no endeavor to furnish vahinhle reading mailer to our natrons; and nope lo sc cure a correspondent at every post-ofllce In Dell' ton County to furnish us with eonnty news. l""Ye assume no resiionslbility for the e.X' jnesslons contained In communications npiioar tug In the columns of this paper. DEMOCRATIC TICKET. The followlnir are the Democratic nomlnws.se lectcd by primary election March s, is'.ki, for the county offices of lientmi County, ami they shouhl n Ive the support of all true bcniocrats at the nils on the 7th day of August, ls'.H): For County Judge: B. C. SCRUGGS. For County Clerk : W. A. STEELE, Jr. i For Circuit Clerk : A. E. BROOKS. For Trustee : W. J. BARNES. For Sheriff: E. G. FLOWERS. For Registrar: J. T. BOWLES. FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 1890. Democratio Executive Committee. Camden, Tenn., June 12, 1890. A meeting of the Democratic Executive Committee for Benton County is hereby called to meet at the court-house in Camden the first Monday in July, for the pur ine of organization, and to trans act such other business as may come tiefore it. J. M. Lashlee, Chairman. J. A. Clement, Secretary. Why is this? Circumstances often unjustly alter cases. We will illustrate: A negro brute commits a fiendish deed in the South, and is caught red-handed in the crime, "Judge Lynch" disposes of the black ras cal in short order, as he well de serves. In hot haste the entire northern Republican press teems with one-sided accounts of the mat ter. Little is said of the crime the negro committedr but they abuse the southern white people in un measured terms as murderous, etc, Republican orators flaunt the Moody shirt and foam at the mouth as they denounce the whites of the South. Congress is implored to investigate the matter,' and Con gressional committees are sent south, and a great deal of political buncombe is necesarily manufact ured to keep the Republican party in power. But if a negro in the North is hunted down for some real or imaginary crime and is shot to death by a bloodthirsty pursu ing mob, this same Republican press of the North, Republican or ators, and the dirty bummers of the party barely mention the facts. Not long since, in the banner Republican county of Indiana, a negro was pursued a long distance by a bloodthirsty and howling mob of white men led by a Repub can committeeman of the county. and the negro was finally overtaken and shot to death as though he was some wild, man-killing beast in stead of a human being. Did the northern press howl over the mat ter ? Did Republican orators de nounee the mob as murderous, and flaunt the bloody-shirt, and implore Congress to investigate the matter and protect the poor negro of the North from mob violence? Not a bit of it. The press was silent the orators dumb, and the crimson irarment hidden. The deed was dmie in the North and was all right, - The unfortunate negro was no mar tvr nothing but a dead "nigger.' The blood was on the wrong shirt The other man's ox was gored! The Future for Camden is Bright. We do not propose to give a highly colored picture of the out look for Camden, but we can say that never before has the indica tions for general improvement ex ceeded the present prospect, and on a firmer basis. Camden has taken on a new growth that is both healthy nnd active, and we see many evidences of a forward movement that is des tined to last, apparently, for years to come. There will be no doubt of this fact if a spirit of co-opera tion can be awakened and sustain ed, for that which benefits one aids the other, and when all are fully cognizant of this fact, the future prosperity of our people will be assured. Camden is the home of our birth, and we feel a native pride in the improvement and upbuilding of the town,and it has been our desire to see Camden a prosperous ctiy, and we now believe that our brightest hopes will be realized, and at no distant day. We know of no small town in the State that is advancing and building up as substantially as our own beautiful Camden. New bus iness houses and residences are constantly going up, and every louse built is an improvement on the preceding one; our merchants bring on a better grade and larger stocks of all kinds of merchandise each succeeding year; our people ive better and dress better, and a general appearance of prosperty pervades everything in and about Camden. The Confederate Reunion. We are in receipt of the souvenir of the great Confederate reunion, which is to be held in Chattanooga on July 3, 4, and 5, 1890. It is an exquisite bit of art The cover has on the first page an immense United States flag in colors, a splendid portrait of General J. B. Gordon, the general commanding the United Confederate Veterans, printed on he same. The fourth page has he Confederate flag, in proper col ors on its flight to the stars. Be neath it is a colored illustration of the famous scene at the " Battle of the Wilderness." This explanation is found under it: " The artist de scribes the moment on May 12, 1864, when Johnston's division had been surrounded and captured, and General Lee had ridden to the front to lead the charge that was to save the city of Richmond. Lifting his hat, Lee was about to give the com. rnand, when General Gordon rushed to his side exclaiming: To the rear, General! the safety of the army demands it! These are Virginians, and they never fail! Forward!' "As the command of the gallant Georgian rang out, the line sprang forward to the charge, and two stal wart soldiers seizing the reins of old ' Traveler,' forced the commander they adored to go to the rear." There are thirty-six pages of de Bcriptive matter enclosed by this cover. On July 3 the United Confeder ate Veterans will hold their con vention. At night there will be a grand entertainment by the Ladies' Forrest Monument Association. is to raise funds for the erection o: a statute of General Forrest, the greatest cavalry officer of the age, July 4 will be celebrated by grand display of one division o military and seven divisions o; veterans, together with civic sod eties and trade displays. Genera E. Kirby Smith will command on that day, assisted by seven division commanders. July 5 will be spent on the fiel of Chickamauga, with an historica gathering on the summit of Snot! grass hill in the afternoon. The mountain tops and the Tennessee will be ablaze with fire-works on the nights of the 4th and 5th. The railroads give one fare rates good until July 15. Ample ar rangements are made in Chatta nooga for the accommodation of all. Every Confederate soldier in the United States is not only in vited, but urged to participate in this general reunion. For particulars as to transporta tion and arrangements, address at Chattanooga, Maj. G. C. Connor, chairman committee on transpor tation. We have received a beautiful in vitation to the commencement tx ercises at the University of Ten nessee, which promises to be more interesting than ordinary this year, The baccalaureate sermon will be elivered by Rev. Dr. F. H. Kek- foot, of the Southern Baptist The ological Seminary, Louisville, Ky, On Monday evening the literary societies will be addressed by Prof, Woodrow Wilson, of Princeton University. Wednesday forenoon at 10 o'clock the representatives of he graduating class will deliver leir addresses, and the diplomas will De awaraou. 11 i i-i The county Republican conven ions being held in some of the counties of Middle Tennessee to select delegates to the State Re publican convention, which con venes at JNashville June 18. have refused to recognize the colored element in the party, which, by the way, compose the rank and file of he Republican party in Tennessee, and the States of the South, and "cuffey" is disposed to "raise the roof," as it were, and demands rec ognition at the hands of his white brother. In some of the county Republi can conventions that have been held in this State within the past few weeks, vigorous objections were raised over the introduction of res olutions endorsing the Harrison administration, and some of. the ending Republicans have threat ened to leave the party on account of the adoption of these resolu tions. It would seem that things are not altogether lovely in the Republican camp, even in staid old Tennessee. Mns. Flavia Canfield didn't have to wait for a reserved seat m Heaven to set a view of black heels on white necks She lately run for school director against a " colored lady," and when the fateful contest was over the large, flat foot of the eniale ' coon " was pressing upon her own neck. The good Lord has his own way of answering the prayers of some people Nashville American. From Holladay. ItPKUlar Corresimndenee. The rain fall Sunday night did not come before it was needed. Crops were greatly improved by it. The fanners are getting a good stand of peanuts. They expect them to command a fair price this fall. Mr. Joe Woods made a flying visit to Clarksburgh Saturday, returning Sunday. lie reports a nice time. Mr. Harve Blair, who has been attend ing the school at this place has returned to his home near Huntingdi. Mr. J. V. Morgan has recovered from his illness and has re-entered school. Tfie school at this place is in thriving condition, and is second to none in West Tennessee as to advantages. June 10, 1890. From Eva. Kegiilar Correspondence. Miss Leola Lowry, who has been at tending school at Edgwood, returned to her home at this place last Friday. L'ast Tuesday, while fitting up some of the wood-work about Lowry's mill, J. F, McKelvey accidently cut his foot with an adz. The wound is not serious. Children's day at Wesley Chapel last Sunday was a grand success, and was witnessed by an appreciative audience Hev. E. C. Blakely was the guest of L L. Stem, of this place, last Sunday. Joe McElhaney, a railroad employee with F. O. Wilkie'B bridge crew, was knocked off Cypress trestle last Friday by the east-bound passenger train, injur ing him so badly he died the next day While plowing in a field belonging to D. B. Thoinae, one day last week H. T Browning found an old foreign coin bear ing the date 1720. Its value as a coin is about 37a cents, but as a relic it may possesss a greater value. June 10, 1K00. TENNESSEE NEWS. The Supreme Co hi t adjourned at J ack- 80U Wednesday. A hub and spoke factory is talked of at Dyersburgh. The coin crop in homo sections of the State is not very promising. A 100-ton Wast furnace will be elected by Captain Gracy at Clarksville. The oat crcp is a failure, but farmers who have clover will make plenty of feed. Pat MeGuire was badly cut in sa loon quarrel at Obion Wednesday by Will Gray. Levi Butler, f Carroll County, has been held without bail for killing Wil liam Moody. The delegates from Haywood County to tlio State Democratic convention go uninstructed. Near Lagardo last Friday tw negroes were drowned while fishing in the Cum berland River. The Dayton News boasts that a house was built and made ready for occupancy in twenty-four hours. The engagement of Miss Susanue Bate, daughter of Senator Bate, to Mr. Wil liam Childs, of San Francisco, w an nounced. John Cook Tnrner, noted outlaw of Eastern Kentucky, vs shot in the neck and instantly killed at Middleboroiigh Tuesday. The elevator at West Memphis, built r Tor., on,! Tr.,luoa fStv PaHr.! at a cost of $75,000, was destroyed by ,, '.' J J fire Mondav morning. For dealing in stolen property, A. iohlbry, a wealthy junk dealer of Mem- phis, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in the penitentiary. While engaged in hauling posts from Gieenway Cemetery, near Clarksville, the team of Will C. Neblett ran away and killed him almost instantly, While under the influence of liquor, a serious difficulty occurred t Charlotte Monday afternoon, in which G arris Estes was badly cut by Alleu Thompson, Tli Snnreme Oourt of Tf nnt8see. sit ting at Jackson, has handed down the following opinion: "Habitually work ing a farm on Sunday is an indictable offense." The work on the Mussel Shoals can not be completed ' in less than four months, and it will be impossible for boats to pass through the canal before October 1. Will Ilnunn wbilfi tiirninrr tlifl -wlippls win i louse, wnne turning tue w neeis of a cider-mill on the streets of Milan Satnrdav afternoon, aeoidentallv placed . , . his thumb in the cogs, grinding about an inch of it off. r. ..... - Ihe first steam-yacnt wnicu, 80 iar as known, ever rode the waters of the Cum- , , uenana luver wasiauncueu atixasuvuie . -.a . i . Fridav. It is the property of the Nash- - r r j Ville Yacht Club, ami cost $ l,VU0. lloSiinfomo P.rtnrl lioa nflirmoil Vha decree of the chancellor which dismissed the bill filed by the citizens of Troy, claiming the election void last fall by which the county eito was removed to Union City. The election stauds. The crazy actions of a negro man hai 1 created considerable excitement and alarm in the vicinity of Paris. He at tacked a small white boy last trulay, and it is supposed that he is the same negro that tried to catch a youtg white girl several days ago. He goes half clothed, and was seen near Paris Satur day in the top of a large poplar tree. Offiiers have a warrant for his prrest. Tennessee can claim the oldest post' master in the country for continuous ser vice. Elijah Watson, of Rushvillo, Mo., was appointed in 18-42; John Wilson, of Plato, Ills., was appointed in 1810; but East Tennessee beats them both, in the person of Hamilton Gray, for whom the office of Gray's Mill, near Kingston, is n amed. His first commission bears date of 1828, and he has held the office through all ithe Presidents and administrations since that time, sixty two years. The Republicans held an independent convention at ivnoxvine Daiuraav, ana t' -.1 1-- nominated a county ticket independent of the ticket nominated by the Republi can convention last month. Before the convention the leaders in the affair marched through the streets carrying , ... . 1 Jt 1 banncra on which were painted : Let us break the ring." We will be ruled by cliques no longer." "We have been ruled by bosses long enough." The best RepubUcana of the county were foremost in the movement, and the vote of the party will be split on election r , day, as both tickets are about equally ,i,i supported. ANNOUNCEMENTS. Our prlw for nnmiiJiiclhg candidates arc: For Congress, lirtccn dollars, in advance: fur State unices, ten dollars; for comity olilccs, live dollars.. for coyaiiuss WE tire atrthort.cd to aimomice ('ait. R. W. A vkk.h a candidate to represent t lit Eighth CollLTCMsllllllll Distil"'!, Ill tile rU'tv-secimd Con gress of the I'llltecl MUtCHMthJcii to till' Will (f nil' j emocrouc party. Letter ft. GRAND -DRAWING OK THK Loterta de 1a Beneficcncia Publica fV THK Sttite of Zarateca, Mexico. A syndicate of capitalists have secured the con- cession for operating thin LOTTERY, and will extend lis business throiiglioiit the I n it c.i Mimes ana imtisii mnmmm. Itelow will he found list (it the prizes which will he drawn on 27, 1890, AT ZACATF.CAS, MEXICO, mid couthmed monthly thereafter. 0rSf 150,000.00 100,000 Tickets at $10.00; Halves, $5.00; Tenths, $1.00; American Cru KEKCT. llST OF PRIZES. 1 PJVI7.R 0 ..... .. 1.7),IKK) U ... 1 PltlZK OK. . 1 TltlK OK.. 50,0110 In. s;m is 2."., ni.iKN) 3 l'KizKH uk ,. !H,ooo are .. 30,000 2 I 'in, km ok D,(ioo are. 10,000 5 1'HizKs ok y.ooo are 10,000 lo Pkizks Of. l.ooo are....... lo.ooo M Pkizks ok 500 are io.oik) aw J'RiKK.s ok, ...... 'jooare...... 4o,oo oo Vuizks ok r. 150 are 45,ooo 500 FmzKs of loo are...... 5o,oo8 AFPROXIMATJON PRIZES. l"-0 l'HIZKS OK. 81.V) UIC m vuizks OK. 1(K are. ls.ooo io i mzkh ok so are 7,500 m Tt-rmhial PiuzK'f. 50 are. 4!i,'.i. l z-trj O.-i, J.M Club Rates: G Tickets foe $50.00. Special Kates Arranged with Agents. U Q-ps WANTED 1,1 cvery t,w" ,u,fl city la the United .States and British Atm-rU'ii. Theiiavinentnf Prizes Is ciiaranteed nv a spe cial deposit of Vivk HrMutKi Thousand 1oli.ai(s wiin Hie Mate government, aim hk proved hy Jesus Arechiga, governor, brawinirs under the norsonal sHiiervlsion of Lie. Herniinlo Arteaira, who is aimoJifted hy the government as interventor. " 1 1-ertify that with the State 1 easurer all neo essary guarantees are deposited, assuring full payment)! m prizes m tnis drawing. HKIIMI.MD Alt I KA'i A, iKtevventor." IMPORTANT. TfpinittMiH'i'alTiiist W cither hv Kpw Vurk ilritfl express or registered letter, Americiiin moneys Collections can he made hy express companies or iianKs. ncKeis seni eireei to management win Paul, chieao. san Francisco, or City of Mexico, I Ui ,111 aid hy drafts on Jyew York, Montreal, St. rui im iiier iiuoi million .lunicss JUAN P1KDA1), Manager, Zaeatecaa, Mexico. 3 ms- l'tibllcatlouH. TOE 1890. Some neonle airree with Thk Hitn's opinions a,)mrt men aml ''I'PS People don't but evei.vbodv Ilk,,s to ..t hol(1 of tf, 1K.wsimier which is never dull and never afraid to sieak its mind. Democrats know that for twenty vears Thic Sun has fought in the front line for democratic principles, never wavering or weakening in its with fearless intelligence and disinterested vigor. rovalit y to the true Interests oi tlie party it serves I "I "-" ".V " At tiiueK opinions nave oinerea as to the nest menus or accomplishing the; common purpose; itis not ihk un s mult it it nas seen further into the millstone. i tiiLrnun'ii mimirwi nun nmi'tv is inc i vpjir tout Wiii V.rohahiv determine the iVsuit of the PresK mh election of ljw lM-rhays the fortunes ()f i Democracy for the rest of the century. v Ictory in i Is a duty, and the hegnniing of 1KC. I l,-,! in uic iM:nt tunc lu ni.u l nut 111 luilili.llljr null laHy, per year , - - "a.m I M:iilv. iwr month An rji liuVnn -' Address j 4 tt THK sr. New York. I'iffe.Hdionnl. - DJ. E. M. M'AULEV, I'17'"VnTC?1 -LJjJlM X AO X OFFICE OVEH McDANIEL & FRY'S stokk ' camdin, Term, Will hereafter snend the first and third week of each month in Camden; Hie second week at lug sandy; ami the third at Holladay. 6.tim. Dli. K. B. TRAVIS, AND OBSTETRICIAN, OFFICE AT J. E. TOTTY'S DUUO STOKE, Camdt'n, Tenn. J. A. CLEMENT. L. h. HAWKINS. CLEMENT Sc HAWKINS. Attorneys at Law, Camden, Tenn. 1 Will nrwtlce in all the courts of Rinton Coiinlv and the supreme court of Tennessee. Collection's 1 " "I"-1 ""J h;ij. S. L. PEELER, Attorney at Law, OFFICE AT THE COURT-HOUSE. ,, ' Will Kive careful attention to nil business en- trusted w my care. Collections a specialty pttffi 8ent ior Kuoxvi'le a,uV:'r -k v ixiiUlvCxii, A HnrilAV flf TIYV L UCJ tit XJclW, ., " " V ill practice in all the courts of Benton and adjoining counties and In the Supreme Court of Tennessee. S)e-ial attention Riven collcctinn.. ..jy.