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1 -4 Vm,. x. No. 21. camden, tj:nn., Friday, may :,, is-.i;, Wiini.r N 'UAMiiJiDjrJ LivU 0 THE IHOW THAT I AM OKKlCkMNr, r.RKAT HAKHIAINS IS A M.W slot K OK Pans, Parasols & Umbrellas OO YOU WANT Close Prices, The Best Goods, And Fair Dealings? DON'T JiTOP I'NTII. VOl' UKT TO JOHN W. BATEMAN, the leading merchant, WARM WEATHER IS ALMOST HERE, AND I AM SELLING trav Hats at fpom 5 to 85 For a Short Time Only I will Make the Following Reductions in New thinaware: One set Uups and Saucers from 20 to 45 cents; one se of Plates, from 25 to 45 lenls; other pieces in proportion. ALSO BARGAINS IN. A! X V si-. K , If' Aw 1 LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. 11 F8UITDRE, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, Mattresses, Springs. Carpets, Curtains, Stoves : Stove Vessels, DOORS AND WINDOWS, Picture frames aoi Moulding WALL-PAPER AND SEWING MACHINES. TERMS, SPOT CASH. G O BATESVfAWi THE HOME BUILDING, d Serines lUsooiati pa OR CAMDEN, TENN. Loans Money to its Stockholders on Real Estate Security, Mature in Six Yo!'rg n.rm on Stock will CAPITAL, SI 00,000.00 SHARES, $100.00 DUES, 75 CTS. PER MONTH. liOAKD OF DIKECTOKS. I. O. HUDSON, Pres. F. K. McELYKA. ,1. AV. HAT KM AN, V.Prea. J. AV. FISSKLI.. V. K. McKAK Secretary. .1. i. I'ltKNSOX. A. It. ltKOOKS, Treas. AV. A.LASIILUK W. K. JVIcCLLI.OUGII. ILLUSTRATION SHOWING COST Aud Profits to Person Carrying 10 Shares to Maturity: Talu at Maturity $1,000.00 Membership Fee lf.1i.00 JMies, 73 Months 510.00 Total Cost 545.00 Stockholder's ProfU $455.00 Withdrawal Value $1,000.00 f est Tennessee Land U IioiDipalion CAMDEN, TENN. Take Options, Sell and Rent Land, Furnish Abstracts, and do a General Real Estate Business. DR. W. P. McGILL, President. A. J. FARMER, Vice-President. XV. T. MORRIS, Sec retary. I). G. HUDSON, Corresponding Secretary. J. V. TRAVIS, Asst. Corre sponding Secretary. AV. K. McRAE, Treasurer. S. L. PEELER, Attorney. SFOR FULLER INFORMATION WRITE TO D. G. HUDSON, CAMDEN, TENN.J SIDNEY L PEELER, Attorney at Law. CAMDEN, TENN. Will pive careful attention to all business en trusted to my care. Collections a specialty. l-Ofllce at tlie court-house. 1 O 1T l- 0 NM LOUISVIU.K & NAHHVILLK HAIJ.HOAl). OFFERS SUPERIOR ADVANTAGES TO THE TUAVKUNG PUliLIC Through Cars, in Quick Time, and Sure Connections. SHORT LINE to the NORTHWEST VIA EVANSV1LLE. Through Kleei'.ers to the West via McKonzin. Through Sleepers to tin; South via Montgomery, ThroiiKh Sleepers to the Northeast via Louisville EMIGRANTS seeking homes on this line of this road will receive special low rates. For maps, rates, etc., see agents of this company, or ad dress, C P. ATMORE, General I'assenner Anent, Louisvillk, Ky. C 11 RA-AIII W '5 t. ivi. IVIUnULCI , ; .. -X DENTIS T, East Side Square, CAMDEN, TENN. Calls from the country will he promptly attend ed to. fWWill spend the second week of each month at Sandy; office will he atT. 11. Can- rren s wnue there. ot St. Louis i Tennessee River PACKET COMPANY. ( err STEAMKItS : 01 I ( C1X CITY OK SHKKFIEU). Ul J'ADL'CAII. CITY OF SAVANNAH. VNK of these elegant steamers leave St. Louis V7 ever; V Wednesday and Saturday for all noints on the Mississippi Kiver to Cairo, Ohio River to j auiR'an, ana lennessee juver to l loreuee, tak inur freight and passenuers for all noints on tiu Ohio to I'ittshurfih, and on the Cmnherlaud to iSashville. ilirounu nuis ol lading, prompt serv ice, aim low raies, JOHN E. MASSENGALE, Trallic Manager, Wharf-boat fool, of Olive street. ST. Lock JyOnuof these steamers arrive at Johnson viue every inesday ana i ridav. Mr. V. A. Itiiiliin' HiK'iit Sunday it JJoX. ('utility roiirt will i-otivt no next Mninlay. What about thai walkwity totho Mctlmdist church? TIh i will bf no services at t ilhcr church next Sunday. Sec our Miscellaneous Advertis ing in iinotiier column. Mr. Tom (iicen, of Johnsonville, v.ih in tho city Tuesdny. Miss Muttio AyrcH has liecn on the list of iek. tliid week. Mr. 11. 1). McCord.of Holladay, was in the city Wednesday. Miss Kuby Totty is convalescing after an illnes.s of bcvorul days. Messrs. (). V. llawley and Finis liusImiLj went to rsnshwlh; yester day. Mrs. W. K. Corbitt and children an' visitin1' relatives at Martin this wick. Dr. K. M. McAuley is lniviu a two story addition built, to his res idence. Mr. J. K Totty making Bonn improvements at his place of resi dence. Mr. J. II. Whitfudd visitd homo- folks at Leen Point lust Hunday am Monday. Mr. Bud Lockliart, the leadim merchant at Wyly, was in the city yesterday. Quito a number from hero wil attend the foot-washing at Hollow Hock Sunday. Mrs. 15. F. Hall, of Santa Ami, Cal., has our thanks for late Cali fornia papers. J. M. Kee, of near Camden, is here on a business trip. Carroll County Democrat. Some valuable land is offered for sale in another column of this issue of The Ciikonicle. Mr. G. W. Coble, of Sugar Tree, agent for a Virginia nursery, is in our midst this week. Sidney, the little child of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Feeler, has been juito sick this week. Legular prayer services are held at the Methodist church ,on every Wednesday evening. Mr. J. M. Whitfield was down from Lees Point last Monday and Tuesday on business. From reports received here from various parts of the county, wheat promises a fair yield. Some of the young ladies of East Lnd were out serenading Saturday evening. Come atrain. Sheriff and Mrs. W. A. Lashleo spent last Friday at Nashville, re turning home Saturday. Miss Lattio Hudson and brother, Pola, of Cooleys Lauding, aro vis iting Camden relatives. Mrs. L. L. Stem, of Eva, is visit ing her mother, Mrs. A. Bryant. Carroll County Democrat. Hon. W. L. Morris spent Sun day with hometolks, returning to .Nashville Sunday evening. The new time schedule on the Camden and Decaturvillo star route went into eifect Wednesday. County Clerk G. 13. Greer has issued a marriage license to W. G. Peebles and L. E. Williams. Mies Mary Wyly, of Camden, was the guest of MissU ra Chambers this week. Hollow liock limes. Mr. John Pasford and family and Miss Inez McDaniel, of Coxburgh, were m the city Wednesday. Circuit Clerk A. 11. Brooks is making some attractive improve, ments at his place of residence. Strawberries will soon be on the market, and the indications are fa vorable for a line crop this year. Mr. John Berry, of Zach, got his thumb mangled in the machinery of the ax-handle factory Monday Senator Jeffreys and little son Master Lowell, came down from Nashville and spent the day Sun day. Mrs. Effie Piushing will lead in the Christian Endeavor services at the Presbyterian church this even ing. Everybody is cordially invit ed to attend aud participate in. the services. Mr. llarW(od,of Illinois, who has been visitin:; n latives at ilolluday, pastil through here yesterday en route homo. Ki-v. Paiusey Dtincnn pn aeiied two excellent sermons at the Pres byterian church Sunday forenoon and evening. FROM GAHFILLU. Ijt'lil.H I'l.l VHHldl . f. The n-liH!t!!e faetory m fir thi place is in o'iatioii this v- k. Mr. Jaek Piefisley inadi- his UMia! cull last Sunday to see his best girl. A young man arrived ;i,-,t wee I, nt flu, l.i, in,, ,.f Mi n.,,1 Miv V M-'T'?' f.?,aU1V1l A-,(,K Mc- N'uiee, and ho call's Virgil 'Tapa' Daniel, I. W. Gibson, Tom Fanner and others weio in Nashville the of the week. t fl svl 1 Mr. .loim Ugles lias a ih-w iz Jiound boy at his houo, is the iva- i ..'iti. i.i son ho is almost tickled to Uettin. Born, near Gaili' ld, to Mr. ami Mrs. John Jliishii'g, a wm weigh ing 11 pounds. Father and child doing well. Mr. Joel Presson handed u fish weiLrhiiM' t) iiounds Monday, and he irs Mr. and Mrs. B. ('. Bushing and Mr. P.. V. Me Dado left yesUrday for .Johnsonville to join nn excur sion to Paducah by river. All kinds of fruit give promise of a lai'Lrc yield, and the housewife is happy over the prospect of pro- nays it tasted liko he would liko to bervmg ami canning tiio wnno. caicu iihuh oi mo numo orano. Mis Florence Nauco ami sister, Mr- N,lt ll"tliin;jj, of AVyly, was Miss Jennie, two charming young present nt tlio tunging last huu.lay li.lleu .f ,w.nr I Jnrfw.ld n r .nw.uf a at KAHlliT U TOVO. N at IS Ml '111 It tl siast, and is anxious that the sing ings continue. Miss Byrn, w ho whs called home to the death-bed of her father, has returned and resumed charge of her school at this place. She has our heart-felt sympathy in her sad be reavement. Mr. A. C. Hushing hail a stock well made on his farm recently, and as a result ho has sulphur water of an excellent quality, which is cer- near iianieiii, are gnosis of the Misses Stigall this week. Clerk and Master 1). G. Hudson and Mrs. A. Arnold visited the hit ter's sister, Mrs. Lashkv, at Clyde ton, this week, returning Wednes day. Moonlight fishing parties are the latest amusement for Camden ites. It don't make any difference wheth er it is moonlight or not, just so you catch the fish. Kcv. 11. W. Ayres will preach tho tainly appreciated by himself and l tuiei ai hei iuou ui iui:. j. iso- neigllDOrS. mau at Postoak church tho second Jittlw Granville Nance happened Sunday in this month at 11 o'clock to ft very painful accident last Sat a. ra. All are invited. urday. A mulo kicked him on tho So far wo have heard nothing in head, but we hope the wound will regard to children's day being ob- not provo tatal to him. lit! is rest served by the Sunday schools. Tho ing very well at this writing, sentiment is unfavorable to having The citizens of Garfield and corn such exercises in warm weather. mnnity Iiojr) the petition which is Sheriff W. A. Lashleo and fami- koing circulated along the Nash ly and Mr. George W.Bateman and villo, Chattanooga and St. Louis fnnulv Knen t the dav Inst. Tnes.lav Railroad to have a passenger coach ticl.ii,..- in CvTirea fWt Thov attached to the local freight trains reported excellent sport and no end of enjoyment. Ptov. T. F. Cason went to Jack son Monday where ho officiated at the wedding of his brother yester day. He will remain to attend tho wedding of his sister, which also occurs this week, There students of tho Camden Collegiate will bo successful, for it will be an accommodation and a convenience to our pooplo, who will gladly assist in the movement if given an oppor tunity to sign the petitiou. Garfield, April 30. It is only due Senator James Jef- . , . . , freys to say that he made a game will be a contest by the f ht for fftfl liU teJ in thQ suuieius oi u e uimuen 60nato yesterday. This measure was Institute for the gold medal offered fl . (f t.. mrmt :mTlortllt by TroL U Ivennocly tins even- measures wllicx Senator jeffrevg me at tlie Methodist church, iho h ,i v- u 1 ' . . I I JIM 1 tl I Ml I m '1 1 ,A (I n . L H' .1 Jl public is invited. frndnco. Some such !e',is;ln.t.ion wns Circuit Clerk A. R. Brooks and Li Pn,im-Ke(l bv the last two Re. family and Mr. and Mrs. Isaac N. ,1ubliCan State conventions, and the A llson went to Ramble Creek last 60natOr from Benton has worked Tuesday where the day was spent verv iiani to carry it out. Ho said in fishing. I hey carried lunch and i!ist night that ho felt very much report a jolly time. gratified at the vote the measure re- The bill to incorporate Camden ceived. Among the other bills iu- has passed tho senate and is . now tfoduced by Senator Jeffreys are before the house. The long-drawn those 'to repeal the poll-tax and the out gubernatorial contest-question Dortchlaws Tuesday's American. has overshadowed all others before The vote on Senator Jeffreys' bill the general assembly this week. does not end the question of fee A son of Davey Rushing, while, reform in this State. Ihere is no watching Dr. W. T. Hubbs per- doubt as to how the great majority form a surgical operation on "the of the people of Tennessee stand hand of Mr. Berry, turned sick and on this question, and they are in just as he reached the drug store m earnest in tho matter ot several fell in a faint Monday. He was reforms, and the fee system is one carried in and soon revived. . that will figure largely in pie next A communication was .received election. It is too often the case from Wheatley last week, which we t iat thf sentiment of the people and declined to publish ns it was with- Jie votes of their representatives out signature. The writer simply nTotiiarnlu.11f rho claim that neglected to sign the letter, which the Jeffreys bill was not the meas is very important when the letter ?ro wantetl 1S, "? ?xcuse for refus is intended for publication. Jn? .to Pass.a bl11 ,f alF t. the 1office" o , -i f-i i -.r i iiouiexs ami uisu lu iu puepie, Secretary and General Manager f 1 W. E. Mcliao of the Home Build ing, Loan and Savings Association reports tho association in a flour ishing condition, and shares con- In another column will be found tho advertisement of Mr. John W. Bateman, who has a "fine assort- tmue in demand. Copies of "the i i.: u. i ' dies and gents furnishing goods, unue in uei nuiu. opiea ol tue clothin 6hirts hats notiou la. by-laws of the association, will be 1 fnmishi rlz Luruisneu oil appucauou. f1l,VTTinfif. f.r,mnl(JfA i;nA nt Arv Large quantities of lumber and 00(Ja ever exhibited at Camden, timber is being delivered here al- A new consignment of ladies fans, most daily for shipment. With a parasols and umbrellas will be re httle enterprise and capital a large coived this week. They are regu quantity of this timber, could bo kr cash bargains. Don't fail to see shipped as furniture, etc., thereby ttiem. An inspection incurs no ob bringing considerably more money ligation to purchase. into the county than is at present . realized on the raw materials. A pamphlet describing Benton School at the Camclen Collegiate County and her many products, re Institute will close to-day. Pro- sources, etc., is being prepared for fessor Kennedy is undecided yet as distribution throughout the North to teaching the next term of school and Northwest by the Nashville, here, this depending altogether on Chattanooga and St. Louis Rail the encouragement extended him. road Company. The pamphlet will He will go to Hustburgh shortly also contain a description of land where he has been employed to for sale in the county now being take charge of a sum mer school at listed by the West Tennessee and that place. ' Immigration Company.'