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J. JLllLHi V VOL. I. CAMDEN, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2!), IS'IO. NO. 11). 4 A. 'V a, 1 ' ! 1 Drugs, Medicines, etc. J. H. 1IERKIN.. HERRIN & MANNON, DftDuGISTS A FULL LINE OF Toilet firticlet, Perfume?;, Soaps, DPBflists' Sundries, East side public square, CAMDEN, TENN. pkusciuptmns cakkkit.lv AM) accukatkly 10:3m COMPOUNDED AT ALL HOURS. Banking. Trust Com CAPITAL STOCK, $30,000. pang -BOARD OF DIRECTORS- J. II. FARMEll. V. (1. HAT LEY. T. C. LVE. .I.N 15. F. HAT LEY. SIMON NOBLES H.E. STl'.iALL. SIMPSON. 15 W.II. MEADOW. A. J. FAKMEIl. D. M. FAUMEK. ALEX. ADAMS. A. C. McIUE. M. A. IIATLEY. J..U. FAUMEK, President. F. ROSS. A. U. GAltNES. 11. ICSTIOALL, Vice-Preshlcnt. A. G. McllAE, Cashier. Dry Goods and Notions. PEiuurs the attempt to keep spirituous liquors out of the Seii- ii. w. mannon. ate wing ot tlie caonol was sug gested by Mr; Hoar's recent in temperate speech. If the New England bulldozers can coerce tho West find keep it coerced, they cau pass their force bill and run tho country to suit themselves. But they can not do I it otherwise. St. Louis Republic. The river and harbor bill has passed the Senate with more liberal appropriations for internal im provements than any previous bill. But there may not be money enough in the Treasury to enable all the work to be done that the bill pro vides for. .National Democrat. The hand of the Lord is surely turned against the wickedness of the day. This has been a year of floods, cyclones, storms, tornadoes, fires frost, railroad wrecks, marine disaster, strikes, and worso than all, the year of Reed's Congress. Clarksville Tobacco Leaf-Chron icle. Titere are one million more in. telligent white voters in the Dem ocratic party than there are in tho Republican party. Can there be any doubt as to which party will prevail in this country whenever the so-called war issues shall bo lieceives deposits, makes loans, and does a general banking business, finally buried ? National Demo- Protnpt attention given collections. 1 : tf. crat. Uncle Benjamin Butler lifted up his voice for more pensions at the Grand Army meeting in Bos ton. Uncle Benjamin has all the cheerful confidence of a warrior who honestly believes that he can thrash the life out of tho biggest surplus the country ever saw. Philadelphia Press. We do not know whether Mr. Quay and Mr. Edmunds are indif ferent to the fate of the election bill. We do know, however, that treachery to either tho tariff or the election bill would mean the polit ical death or every Republican Sen ator who lent his assistance to such a scandalous procedure. Albany (N. Y.) Evening Journal. One of the most disheartening things for Republicans in the pres ent Senate tariff discussion and ag itation is the fact that tho Demo crats present a solid and unbroken front for tariff roform against, ihp We also carry a line of Staple Groceries. ar tariff ideas of the majority. w. j i mi Remibheans have tried m va rious ways to break the lines, but in every case have failed. Muske gon News. If the bayonet bill is dead it has b?en kicked to death. People of all parties, northerners and west erners, as well as southerners, have kicked agaiust it, and have already shown by their kicking that it is the will ot the American people that progress toward national unity and harmony shall not be inter rupted to carry out national ends. New York Times. TnE deliberation of the Knights and the Brotherhoods is wise. It I is a very serious, matt er to tie up a great railroad system. Ihcy will need to demonstrate to the country the absolute necessity of a general strike m defense of the right ot la. I bor to organize and unite for self. preservation in order to secure the public sympathy essential to sue cess. New York World. GENERAL HEWS. The Nt.tional Farmers Con; 'ress The New New York, HERRIN & BATEMAN, Clothing, Hats and Caps, IOHS. BOOTS and SHOES, and General Merchandise. SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, CAM DEM, TENNESSEE; Buckeye Mowers, W. Brill Shoes. lijjeuio iul' i i. ism. ,oft Printing. JOB PRINTING IF YQU WflHT FIRST-OLASS JOB PRIHTIHG OK i ANY DESCRIPTIONS- CALL ON, Oil WHITE TO THE CAMDEN CHRONICLE, THE WORKMANSHIP AND MATKUIA!, IS FIIIST-CLA KKSFFCT. YOU AliK INVITED TO CAU. AND EXAMI? MAIL OKDEIiS. (ilVKN PUOMPT ATT NTION. WK IT MAIL OKDH MATES. FIRST-CLASS IN EVEUV NE SAMPLES. E I'OH KSTI- I'ubllmthns. TEE CWDralcHBOlCLE convened at Council Bluff, Iowa, Tuesday. The official elect ion returns in Alabama show a Democratic ma jority of !!5,000. Ex-Congressman Horace F. Page of California, died suddenly at San r rancisco last Saturday. The investigating committee has begun its work in the pension bu reau at Wr.shington City. Ground was broken Saturday at Crossville, Tenn., for the Genesis and Obed River Railroad. The Republicans of Arkansas are demoralized over the wholesale nomination of negroes for office. W ell-known residents of Wash ington City have petitioned Con gress to pass the international copy right bill. Pennsylvania shows the largest actual gain in population, according to the census returns, of any State in the Union. George Early and Bird Woods, colored, wore hanged at Rocky Point, Iranklm County, va., last Friday for arson. Thomas Aslin, who resided in Gibson County, Tenn., dropped dead while out in his yard mowing grass last Friday. A new flouring mill for Nash ville, Tenn., with a 1000-barrel ca pacity and 100,000 capital stock has been chartered. The California Democrats have nominated Mayor Ponds, of San Francisco, as their standard-bearer in the gubernatorial contest. Secretary Noble has instructed the Commissioner of Pensions to make special all claims for pensions by parties living in Oklahoma. William Astor has brought suit in the circuit court at Memphis, Tenn., against John Strehl for 000 for enticing his wife away from him. The special agent sent to Okla homa by Secretary Noble has re turned and make his report. H confirms the stones of destitution there. John Insly, for two terms treas urer of Jackson County, Kan., and cashier of the Oskaloosa National Bank, committed suicide last Sat urday. San Antonio, Tex., has a number of cases of small-pox. lhe out break was very sudden. Steps wer immediately taken to prevent its spread. City clerk W. K. Harvey, of Con cordia, Ivans., lias left tor parts un known. An examination ot ms books shows him to be a heavy de faulter. Tho board of trade at Jackson Tenn., is in correspondence with a largo paper company relative to the establishment of a paper mill at that place. Many settlers in the Big Bend Wash., country have been driven away by the ravages of squirrels that swarm in countless numbers in that region. Jim Davis, colored, held up an other negro at Jackson, Tenn., on Saturday night last and r.t the muz ?.le of a pistol robbed him of 82 all he had. Davis skipped. The British steamer Montmore, arrived at Plymouth, Mass., Sun England Company, has been robbed of $0,000 by bookkeeper George. Wil liam Curtis. Curtis fled, but was captured and has made a confes sion. A fire broke out in the store of tho Wright Paint & Oil Company, at Memphis, Tenn., last Friday afternoon, damaging the bmldm 18.000 1,500 and totally destroy. worth of stock. Tho famous libel suit of William Dudley against tho New York Times for publishing the " blocks of five " letter during the late Pres idential campaign has been discon tinued by Dudley. The British war ship Buzzard arrived at Halifax, N. B., Sunday. rom Jamaica with yellow fever on board. There were nineteen cases on board at one time, and one of the victims died at Port Royal and was buried there. Mississippi negroes are mani festing a desire to emigrate to Ok- ahoma. Great excitement exists among the ignorant classes,-and a committee lias been appointed to go out to Oklahoma and report the , )rospects or that country. The Grand Army of the Repub- ic while in session at Boston, Mass., ecently passed a resolution re- pesting Congress to pass a law prohibiting, under penalty, oi se- ere punishment, the treasuring or display of Confederate flags. Chicago now ranks as the sec ond city in population in the Uni- ed States, the official count of the census bureau shows her popula tion to be 1,098,586, an increase of 59o,391 in ten years, and an excess of 53,082 over Philadelphia. ,Frank M. Allen, receiving and paying teller of the Capital City Bank, of Nashville, lenn., is short in his accounts to the amount of $40,000. He speculated in stocks. le is under arrest, bat his relatives will probably make the deficit good. Will Bryant and Will Britton, of Denmark, Tenn., both colored, became involved in a quarrell over a pair of suspenders last week, and tho latter struck tho former with a stick producing injuries which caused his death. Bryant is r large. ' J ohn Tinsley, a colored man who remembers AVashington and know Hancock and Hopkins two of the signers of tho .Declaration of In dependence, lives in Toronto, Out., at tho age ot one hundred and seven years. He formerly lived at Richmond, Va. ' Officers Gaston and Mullins, at Jackson, Tenn., raided a big crap game last Saturday night and cap tured twelve players, about thirty escaping. They stampeded like a Iroveof I cxas cattle, going through doors, windows, and every possible avenue of escape. Last week while three little ne n'o children were at play on a pilt of lumber, in the lumber yard of V . B. Eartham fc Co., at Murfrees boro, Tenn., four pieces of lumber weighing 900 pounds were thrown on them breaking a leg each of two WILL BE SENT Ito any addressjhree months -FOl CBN" GIVE IT xV THREt MONTHS TRIAL! Addressv THE CHRONCLE, Camden,. Teniii. The magnitude of flu plated strike among the railroad employes in the North and East, the consequent cessation of busi ness in many departments of trade, tho great financial losses resulting to the railroad corporations, and the sun ermg caused in the fami lies of the laboring classes are sad commentaries on our boasted nine- j teenth century civilization. If Kansas is to flop over to " tar iff reform," let's do it decently anirl bravely. Let's not pretend that in going in for general tariff reduc tion wi are just where we have been for the past two years, for ev erybody knows better. ' Let s ac knowledge frankly that all our 1S88 talk about the tariff not being a tax was all humbuggery, and the Dem ocratic Arguments we ridiculed so I much wero all right. Emporia ( Kans. ) R ppubl icau. la v on hre. Several steam-tenoer nromotly went to the rescue anc the fire was soon undo:' control. Willis Alexander, colored, acei seventeen, was limbed at Baton Rouge, La., Saturday. Alexander was accused of having sit tempted to rape an eleven-year-old white gir The Tennessee Normal Univer sity is the name favorably men tioned for the school to Im estab lished at Paris, Tenn. About $23, 000 will be raised for that purpose. Little Rock, Ark., is to be aban doned as a military post, and the United States troops removed to Fort Sill and Fort Supply, by or ders of Brigadier General Merritt. Judge Lilly's court, being held in a tent in Perry County, Ky., has already resulted in two hundred in dictments, many of them being for murder. He is- still guarded by the State miutia. of them and injuring the other in ternally. Captain Gaither, of the company which is protecting Judge Lilly s court at Hazard, Perry Counfy,Ky., reports that Joe Davidson, a leader of the French faction in the Evers-loe-French feud, has been captur ed. Davidson is tho worst desper ado of sill, and his capture lias struck terror into the lawless bands. Last Sunday was tho seventy sixth anniversary of the capture of Washington by the British forces under command of General Ross, and Monday tho day was celebra ted in that city by a grand demon stration in honor of the new bridge recently constructed to take the place of a much inferior one de stroyed by the enemy August 2-1, 1814. A disease somewhat similar to flux is having deadly effect in Weakly ( -ounty, Tenn. The family of Dr. H. 3. Shannon, of Sharon, consisting of seven members were attacked with the disease, and three of them have died and the others are dangerously ill. Dr. Marshall, a lu'ofessor of a Louisville medical college says the disease is the re 'salt of eating canned fruits, etc.