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Election first Tuesday in November, wao.)
JOHN "P. BUCHANAN,
of Rutherford County.
f.Kketion first Thursday in August, 18'.)
For .Supreme Judge-.-
B. J. LEA,.
f Haywood County.
For Comity Judge:
For County Clerk:
A. STEELE. Jr..
Fos Circuit Clerk :
A- R. BROOKS.
For Trustee :
TVr. J. BARNES.
E. G. FLOWERS.
J. T. BOWLES.
FRIDAY,. AUGUST 1, 1890.
YOU'LL FIND IT ALWAYS PAY8.
3a happy I Gather, on ltfo's road,
The sweetest flower you find I V
3ome pleasures are for you bestowed,.
But e boose the proper kind
Sow fair a face temptation has,.
He joyous seem her ways;
Ldoknot therein,, but bravely pass 1
You'll find It always pays !
Though here on earth, or there. above,.
Be now that heart we prize,
Remember that a. mother' love
- Is one that never dies.
, 3a heed the eouosol she would give,
. That good attend your days;
fcnd let them guide you while you lire;
' You'll find ltalwayspayst
Honor the aged, as you should,'
And give them reverence due;
And "do to others as you would'
That they should do to you!"
& kind word here, a good doed there,.
Like sunshine cab ts its rays.
And makes the world more pure and fair r
You'll find It always pays I
Be honest in your dealtnga all
Pa every werdyou say; i
Then you may never fear to fsJU.
Nor shaft the IlRht of day.
Stick to the truth, my Utile friend,',
And bold the word that strays)
Begin In youthv and in the end
You'll find It always pays I
George Birdsoye, In Golden Days,
K FORECASTLE. YARN.
Terrible Experience with Yellow
Fever Aboard Ship.
The long, hot day was over, and with the-
wt.t.me' sun nau come a uruuze, umum
vbich tie good ship Bristol was steaduy
jlipping through the oily-looking water.
M bells had just been struck ; tho saloon
V8s aknost deserted, and the poop was peo
pted with weary passengers, reveling in the
jeft, cool wind and tho departure of our
acjny, the sun. The- main declt was alive
with th midship passengers, and the watch
do. dock,. wbo mixing indiscriminately,
lounged and chatted and smoked and. slept
as their inclination moved them.
1 had come up on tho forocastle-oead to
ttrjoy a quiet cigar and to dolight my soul
rith the wondrous- beauty of the night. Up
tore, every thing was quiet, and I was alone,
save for the man on the lookout, who leaned
tin the opposite rail as motionless a a statue,
and evidently occupied with his own
thoughts. Looking aft, the ship was almost
in darkness, being shadowed with tho
mountains of eanvas which rose dim
and mysterious toward the sky. The
murmur of voices was hushed into a
kind of lullaby, under whose drowsy
music both ship and ocean seemed
to bo dreaming. Overhead, the tropical
star hung out their white lamps against
the violet sky, and set long trails of light
glittering across the dark water until they
broke in crystal shivers on the hull. The
liffht from, the open ports of the saloon
looked, hot and yellow, and only enticed a
reflection from the sea. Some one who
ma nlavinzon the p anoin the music room
had drifted into tne iovea sirmn ui tiui,
Sweet Home," and was sending it stealing
out over tho sea liko a benediction. Round
the sharp cut-water the spray was rising in
a, fairy fountain, whose drops ran like a
chime of tiny nilver bells as they met tho
waves again. Down in the cool depths a
shoal of fish were playing round the ship's
head, looking, as they moved through the
I y i - .
nhosnhorus-ladcn water, into nsn-suupuu.
fragments of solid rainbow gone mad. i
Thus 1 rested and was at peace until my
reverie was broken by the sound of foot
steps ascending the forecastle laddor. I
turned and was face to face with my cabin
companion, Mr. Ralph Stevenson. "Glorious
night, isn't ill" he said.
"Magnificent," I answered, and them
added: "It's not only the present delight
that I am thankful for, but for the memory
R will be in days to come, for you know 'a
thing of beauty is a joy forever.'"
'1 don't know about that," be rejoined;
"it defend wholly on the circumstance ;
under which ene has neon It. Do you know 1
this lovely night has called to my mind one
of the most unnleusunX Incidents in my i
'Indeed ; what was that V j
u Bit down here on this coil of ropo, and :
if you care to hear it, I will tell you as we
; gladly accepted his offor, and Stevenson,
When I'was ayountf fellow, years- aonr i
London, I was in the employ of an uncle of
mine who was at tho head of a lan?e firm of. I
ship owners. My health had broken: dowm !
owing to hard work and a severe season,,
and tho doctor ordered me a long rest and a.
sea voyage. The firm at once gavo me the;
.'equired leave, and shipped me off as sole :
passenger in oneof their best trading clip-
pers. We had a fine passage, and arrived j
safely in the majruiflcent harbor tf Riodej
Janeiro. The port was crowded, and we. i
nad to anchor outside and wait our turn to-
be berthed. We lay for some days, during ;
which the heat was intense, when, all un
nnounced, there burst over the city and
the shipping one of those terrible outbreaks j
or yellow fever so common there. The dis- ;
ease spread with, fearful rapidity, and soon '
our ship was one among the crowd lying at
the quarantine anchorage and flying the
hateful yellow flag. ,
It was terrible to lie day after day on the-1
glassy sea and watch the doomed city j
througnthe haze and the ships nearer at j
hand. Constantly the yellow flags were ,
fluttering down to half-mast, as a signal i
Co the shore boats to come off and take- i
away the bodies, for interment. All our
crew had deserted at the first, with the :
exception of the captain, tho carpcu- ,
ter, a tall, thin Scotchman from the
Clyde, and a black cook named Jacob.
These, with myself, formed the whole
ship's company. Suddenly tlio captain was
struckdown, and by influence we managed)
to jjet him taken off to one of the hospitala
ashore.. Next day Chips as they always, ,
vaill the carpenter at sea was .laid low
Jacob came and. told me that Chips' was in-;
his bunk, very bad, so I went on the. main
deck and visited him. lfound him raving in,
fever. We flew tho signal for the doctor.
After awhile he came off, said it was a bads
ease, prescribed, gave some directions as to
medicine and disinfestants and departed-
Jacob and I took turns in watching poor
Chips. On the evening of tho next day I
was pacing tho poop, utterly weary and sick
at heart. The red-hot sun went down at
last, and the stars came out. The night was
brilliantly calm and still. The lights on the I
esplanade of Rio began to twinkle out into,
the darkness. Far above them on the over
hanging terraces, clusters of light mark
ing the position of countless villas hung on
the blackness of the steep back-ground like
diamonds sot in jet. The dim outlines of
the huge mountains which rise behind tho
harbor loomed through the darkness in the
faint starlight. The Corcovada and the
Oavea could be seen head and shoulders
above the rest. Towards the open sea the
black form of the Pao de Assacur, which
guards the entrance of the harbor, stood
like a solemn sentinel. Near it could ba
descried the glimmering of the lighthouses,
far away at the heads. 1 paced the deck
trying to fight against a feeling of utter
lassitude and depression. I had a terrible
ueadache, a taste like blood in my mouth,
and felt aching and feverish all over.
Presently the black, cook Jacob eamo on
to the quarter-deck, and, touching his cap,
said : "Please, sir, won't you come down
and have some tea? It has been ready for
half an hour."
"Thanks, Jacob but how is Chips!"
His black face became, grava at once as
he replied : "Please, sir, he died nearly two
hours ago ; but 1 did not like to disturb you,
se I laid him straight) and still, tied a hand
kerchief round his poor thin face, and came
away softly an 4 shut the door." Here the
poor fellow's voice broke into a. sob.
"Make the flag half-mast Jacob."
"No good now, sir ; they won't come off
"Oh yes, yon are right; I forgot it was
"But coma and have something to eat,
sir," persisted the faithful fellow; "you
must be ready to drop."
"All right, Jacob; I will," I answered;
I and then, as I turned to go, I said : "Jacob,
come aft and have ' your tea in tho saloon.
j To-night we may as well keep each other's
be said anddissap-
After a little while, I wont down into the
saloon ; and had the circumstances been dif
ferent, I would have roared with laughter at
the scene which met my eyes. Jacob had
undergone quite a transformation, and
how it was managed in the time, 1
was at a loss to guess. He was
rigged out in his best suit, and in all the
glory of a dress shirt of startling white
ness decorated with diamond studs. He
had not seated himself until I arrived,
and stood contemplating himself and his
surroundings iu tho mirror over tho side
board, his ebony countenance shining with
ineffable satisfaction. All through the
meal his look of solf-satisflod importance
amused me greatly; but when tea was
over tho old fooling of depression returned
with renewed force. King Death reigned
over the ship, and the majesty and terror
oi his presence were all around,
j "Come into my eabin, Jacob," said I,
; " when you have cleared up, and wo will
i have a smoke together."
lie agreod, cheerfully, and I left the
I saloon. My cabin was under the break of
j the poop, and bud a window looking right
; on the main deck, as well as tho usual sca
: ward porthole. Before lightiug my lamp I
; looked out at tho quiet ship. Tho full
' tropical moon had risen while we were at
! 0ur meal, and filled tho dock and the riir-
. . . ... .. .. . .
einff with Uer white radiance. About ten
yards from the window stood the deck
bouse where tho dead man was lying, and
the moonlight glittered on its window and
tho brass-work of tho door. "Vhilu 1 lhik-.d,
I wondored: "Khali I die, too, during this
awful visitation?" Then I thought 1 will
just write directions as to what is to be
done with my clothes and letters, now
while I can.
I sat down at a small table at the other
side of the cabin, kindled the little brass
swing lamp, and began to write. I had
hardly begun when Jacob knocked at the
door, and when I called advanced into the
room pipe in hand. Asking him to sit down,
I told him I would finish writing soon. He
went over and, sitting at the open window,
commenced to smoke. The night was so
utterly still that the scratching of my pen
seemed loud and aggressive. Suddenly I
was startled by Jacob's pipe going crash on
the floor of the cabin ; and looking at him I
saw that his black face hud become a light.
gray color, and that his eyes were starting
out of his head. Before I could move or
speak I heard the squeak of a door-handle
softly turned. I crossed bosido the negro,
and gazed at the door of the house which
contained tho doad carpenter. As I looked
my heart ceased to beat and my hair stood"
up. The door Blowly opened, and out Into
the bright moonlight came the tall figure of
the dead man I It seemedto pause and hes
itate for a moment, and then advanced with
mufilod tread straight to the saloon entrance
and my cabin. The moon shone full on tho
ghastly face, bound about with an old red
handkerchief, from which tha unclosed1
dead eyes shone as fromi under a-cowl. On
it came, nearer and nearer, while I re
mained frozen with horror. We heard the
soft footstep approach the passage-door,
and then a heavy fall and all was still.
At' that moment Jacob gave a fearful
shriek and fainted. This brought me to my
senses; and stepping- over the- prostrate
black I seized the. lamp and hurried'
out. There lay the ghastly figure across-
the doorway. I had not been dreaming
then, and it was no fancy.. I almost dropped
the lamp In my renewed' terror. But I
braced myself together, and stooping over
the body turned it ou its back. As I did so
a faint siidi came Irom tha white lips. I
was a man again, and roared : " Jacob, you
idiot, come here; the carpenter is not dead!
"Well, my story Is out. We carried him
back to bed and nursed himi tenderly, and
in the morning the doctar came, but we
said nothing to him about; the performance
of the night before.. The-, fact was. Jacobi
had mistaken the deadly trance of the yet
low fever for actual death, and I, being Ba
broken down with watching, had never
; questioned his statement.
i Poor Chips, had revived a little, and in.
the strength of delirium bad wandered on
dock; and so it all came about as I have
told you. Would you believe it? That car
penter afterward recovered and is alive at
the present day.. Tiio captain,, too, got
better. Neither Jacob nor I caught the fe
ver, and not. many weeks later we left
that accursed place and, were bowling
along for dear old England. A soft, still
night at sea like, this, always makes me
think of that adventure, and I do not relish,
it even yot.
One two, three four, five six, seven
rang out from the poop. Tho watch sud
denly drops bis musings and answers on tho
deep-toned forecastle belL I hop oft the coil
of rope, and remark :
" I say, Stevenson, your wretched1 story
has given me cold shivers all down my
back; and I shall have the nightmare every
night for the next month. Let us go to the
ladies on the quarter-deck and try to for
He laughingly assents,andwo throw down:
our cigars into the sea and join the merry
crowd. Chambers' Journal.
Sarcasms on Women.
Lamennais Women is a flower that ex
hales her perfume only in the shade.
Proverb Take the first advice of a worn
an; under.no circumstances the second.
Old Proverb-A lady and her maid acting
in accord will outwit a dozen devils.
La Bruyere Women are extremists; they
are either better or worse than men.
Lemontey Of all heavy bodies, tho heav
iest is the woman wo have ceased to love.
Commerson Women distrust men too
muck in general and: not enough, in par
ticular. Balzac Woman is a charming creature
who change her heart as easily as her
Montaigne There Is no torture that a
woman would, not suffer to- euhuuee her
Balzac Women are constantly the dupes
or the. victims of their extrema sensitive
ness. A. do Musset A woman forgives e-ery
thing but the fact that you do not covet hor
THE STAGE VILLAIN.
Aa EiceUeut Portrait of a Loug-SufTorins.
Hut Patient Stage Hero.
A writer in the London Playgoer de
scribes tho stage villain as a gentleman who
wears a clean color and smokes a cigarette;
that is how wo know ho is a villain. In real
, life it is difficult to tell a villain from an
honest man, and this gives rise to mistakes;
. but on the stage villains wear clean collars
; and smoke cigarettes, and thus all fear of
' blunder is avoided. He has no power of
' repartee. The good people m the play say
rude and insulting things to him, but he
: never can answer them can never think of
any thing clever to say in return. "Ha, ha,
wait till Monday week," is the most bril
liant retort that he can make, and he has
to get into a corner by himself to think of
even that. His career is always easy and
prosperous to within a minute of the end of
; each act. L.Then be gets suddenly let in by
tho comic man. It always happens so. Yet
; the villain is intensely surprised each time.
He never seems to loarn any thing from ex
I porience. A few years ago he used to be
blessed with a hopeful and philosophical
; temperament, which enabled him to bear up
l under these constantly rccurringdisappoint-
! ments. It was "no matter," he would say,
i Crushed for the moment, though, he might
be, his buoyant heart never lost courage. Ho
i had a simple, child-like faith in Provi
' dence. "A time will come," he would
' remark, and this idea consoled him.
. Of late, however, this trusting hope
: fulness appears to have forsaken him. We
, are sorry for this; wo always regarded it
as one of the finest traits in his character.
: His love for the heroine is sublime in its
I steadfastness. Nothing can alter his affeo-
i tion. She hates him, and insults him to an
extent that is unladylike. Every time he
attempts to explain his devotion to her tha
hero comes in and knocks him down, or the
i comic man catches him making love to her
1 and tells the "villagers" or the "guests,"
and they come round and nag him. We
should think that the villain must grow to
positively dislike the comic men before the
piece is over. Notwithstanding all this ho
still hankers after her and swears she shall
be his. He is not a bad looking fellow, and,
from what we know of tho market, wo
should say there are plenty of other girls
who would jump at him ; yet, for sake of
settling down with this dismal young female
for his wife, he is prepared to go through, a
laborious and exhausting course of crime
and to be bullied and insulted by every one
fie meets. His love sustains him under it
alL Ho robs and forges and cheats and lies
and murders and arsons. If there were
any other crimes he could commit to win her
love be would, for hor sweet sake, commit
them cheerfully. But he doesn't know an
others and she still does not love him, and
what is he to do?
I nc e
Congress, fifteen dollars, In advance; for State
omees, ten dollars ; lor county offices, live dollars'
WE are authorized to announce Ca it. It.. W.
Ay it km a vaiulldivle to renresent the liiifhtli
Congressional Dislrlek In the Flflv-Heeond Con-
Kress of tne united states-subject to the will of
ll.e Democratic party.
FOR HlZPJiESEXTA TI VE,
WE are autliorltid to announee Hon. W. P,
MoRiuna Demoeratiu eundidate to reiu-e-
sent Benton County iu the Kort.v-seventJi (iener.al
AsHeinmy oi lennesnee.. KieuUon oveiuucr 4,
For Sajle A fine milch cow and calf.
Will be sold cheap. Reason for selling,
have another cow. Call on W. A. Yar
brough, Camden depot. 13-4.
TueCiikonicxk office is fully equipped
for doing job-printing in first-claws style.
We solicit your orders.
Say, friend ; stop taking bo many pills
and try Liquid Cathartic Compound.
Never affiliates witlt the system. Sold
by II. W. Mannon. 10:ly.
Itold'yom the new ding store would
keep all the first-class remedies Liquid
Cathartic Compound for the liver aud
New South for summr complaint. 10 :Iy
To li-f e or not to live is a question which
annually confronts the residents of our
low grounds in swampy districts. Take
Cheathaniv's Tasteless Chill Tonic and live
to die a nobler death than by a common
place chill. For sale by H. W. Mannon.
Come ! Come to the new drug store
Mannon's-and get a bottle of
Sew South " for colic, diarrhea,
griping, etc. 10 :ly.
Cheatham's Tasteless Chill Tonic is
now on the market. Tity it and be convin
ced that it is the only real pleasant and ef
fective medicine known that will in every
case cure the chills and fever. It contains
no quinine or poisons and is oold under
the familiar motto: " No cure no pay. "
Sold by IL W. Martaon. 12--ly-3t
We claim some things for Cheatham's
Chill Tonic, but not everything. It will
not cure softening of the brain or ia-grow-
ing nails, but it will cure ehills,cold chills.
Guaranteed Sold by H. W. Mannon.
When afflicted with any oi the raisera-
able skin diseases which make life a bur
den, fry Hunt's Cure. It is guaranteed.
f it does you no good it will cost you noth
ing. t?oid by u. w. Mannon. 12-JLy-it
Loteria de la SeneRcencis
Of the State of Zacatecas, Mearico.
A svndioateof capitalists have secured the con
cession for operating this
and will extend its lutsiiurss) toronghont the
UnitedKlates and British America.
Below will be found a list of tl prizes wltkft
win ue urawn on
AUGUST 27, 1890,
AT ZACATECAS, MEXICO,
and continued monthly thereafter.
10(X00ft Tickets at $10.00; Halves,
$5.00; Tenths, $1.00; Amehican Cur
LIST OK PRIZES.
l Phizb of sino.ooo is $i:o,ooo
1 I'KIZE OK fiO.IHH) IS 0,OUl
1 Vltl.K K 45,0110 is '25,000
3 PnizH.H ok W.ooo are 30,ooo
2 l'my.KS ok. .
6,000 are nt.ooo
B rillZK OK.
10 I'HIZK OK.
20 l'mzits OK.
2oo Phizes ok.
3k Prizes ok.
ax) Pkizks of.
2,W)0 are 10,000
1,000 are 10,000
600 are 10,000
200 are 40,000
Vt are 45, 000
100 are 60,000
ino Tbizes of tno are 822,100
ino Phizes of loo are 15,000
ino Pkizks of 60 are 7,500
WO Terminal Pbl7.ks of. 60 are 40,050
6 Tickets for $50.00.
Special Hates Arranged with Agents.
In every tow
cuy 111 ine
States and British America.
The payment of Prizes is guaranteed by a spe
cial deposit Of FlVK 1IUMKKI THOUSAND
Dollars with the State government, ami ap
proved by Jesus Arechlga, governor.
urawmgs unucr mu personal supervision n
Lie. Heriiiinio Artcaga, who is appointed by the
government as luterventor.
" I cert ify that with the State Treasurer afl nec
essary guarantees are deposited, assuring full
pa uieiit oi all prizes of this drawing.
Remittances nmst be either by New York draft,
express or registered letter, American money.
Collections can be made by express companies or
banks. Tickets sent direct to management will
be paid by drafts on New York, Montreal, St.
Paul, Chi'-ago. Han Francisco, or City of Mexico.
For furiWr information address
JUAX 1'IEDAD, Manager,
Apartado 43. 3:ly
fi WILL, on Thursday, August 7, 18!K),
open and hold an election it tho va-v-
rious precincts, or voting places in
Benton County, for the purpoae of elect
ing one of the Supremo Judges of tho
State - , to fill the vacancy Caused by the
q JutTRe w v polk(.8) Sherifl,
Trustee, Circuit Court Clerk, County
Court CLerk, and Regies for said county
of Benton, and district ofllces in saitl
county vacant 'jy law.
Y. II. KV8HINO, I
July 17, 1890. 131 Sheriff.
If 80 TAKK THE
(Louisville and Kashville Italli-oad.)
ANO YOU WILL UK C'ARHIKD TllltoUtill WirW
OF S 1"E E DJ
OF S- A F E T Y t
TlIE MINIMUM OF KATES 1
When buying tickets. le sure to ask for and be?
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The route to St. Louis and the West, via Cairo,
The best route to West Temiesw'e and Kentucky;,
Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas points is vnv
The best route to points In East Tennessee, Vir
ginia, the Caroluias, Georgia, and) Florida 1
HY TfllS LINK YCU EMCCVRK THE
speed, safety,, comfort
expense, anxiety, hothor
DON'T FORGET IT !
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If you are going to Washington, Baltimore, l'lill
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SERVICE THE BEST.
1 Sleeping Cars.
Model day coaches
witn lavatory aim
The Inexperienced traveler need not go amiss ;
few changes are necessary, and such as are una
voidable are made in union depots.
Through cars, low rates and quick time.
Call ou or address :
A. H. Kohinhok, Ticket Agent, Maxwell House.
W. W. Knox. Ticket Agent. Union Depot.
W. L. Danlky, General l'assenger Agent.
J. W. Thomas, General Manager.
T-AJECE THE .
Illinois Central Railroad.
if vou ark coin g
St. Louis, Chicago, Mil
waukee, St. Paul,
or any point In the
sure your tick
ets read over
Ask agents for it.
IK you are ;oixn
Natchez, New Orleans,
or Southern Texas
Take none other.
Pullman BuffetSleeperson all Trains
Best Accommodations and Equipments.
I THE SHORTEST
lness. and reasonable transportation charges.
Issues through bills lading and guarantees rates
to and from all important points.
To obtain prompt and quick service, order your
shipments routed via:
CENTRAL R. R.
For mans, rates, folders, or any other Informa
tion, apply to
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Agent, Chicago, 111.
A. J. Knai'i-, Assistant General Freight and
Passenger Agent, Memphis, Teiin.
11. Ti'ckkh, tSvnerul Freight Agent Northern
Lines. ("Iiicat'o, III.
1). li. MoKKi.tieiicral Freight Agent Southern
Lines, New Orleans,
T. ,1. HrusoN, Tranle Manager, Chicago, III.
M. C. Makkham, Assistant Tratne Manager,
Chicago, 111. I0;tf.
n nod I VHIS Company owning nnd operating lines In
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