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TV D fVi TI ( 1 W tr I ' 1 N i ft Vol. XII. No. 1.1. CAMDEN, TKNN., Fill DAY. rKIUlHAHY IH. ls.N Whom: No. I'-itl J" " 1 1 " "" J"" xilvlilJjil! v.: ,I.vh, v i! u;iii, i'i W N .'All h I 1 su, V I J U.l. H , r A U I I U, M.h-llt . iiti. ti! . Vl.T I'M litfiit 1 l'r'ii! AUTHORIZED CAPITAL AND MEMPHI! " I V 'roe paFoien Guarantees to every Policy Holder Participation in Profits, and is the only company in lenncssco which does it. Its Directors comprise the niubi prominent Dusincss men at more than those of other Companies, which return Xou nothing. jUAnu ur uiKtuiuiis. JOt I, W.r-Mtn i!. IAS, W. l;irll,;S0N. W. ,V Wll.KI :niN. ;i'o;(;t., Alt l,l. J' A II. DMM N, nV Mil It ( im;sV J, II. F. u urnv. it. 1 nrvrri;. KIM l !;(. II. I,. I.. I, AW ll'H(. 1:. .1. hi:m 1,1,. K. w. 1 1 ; 1 i-'. Iltl'.Y I'I NM.l r. K. F. WILL. oaxeman $ DKALEK - 'L - -. -vs. y- . ':. H !?:'- CAMDEN. TENNESSEE. et from liistillers' Oovernineut tf?We buy dir guarantee of the tiovi-i mucin's a;;ent in chai'Ke. ; itihtc.ta uti toiij.'iit. ana we ueiy coiupeuuon. MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY LOOK AT THIS OFFER Jty special arraiiKi'Mit-nt we olti r mi lie Hasliinjiton Post in combination with this tiapi-r for Jl.iaa year. The Wt-i'klv Fost is an eicht-paRe, soven-colimin paper, pnbiislit'd at WasliliiKtou, 1). C, Tncsilay iiiurnlntcof each wcfk. In politics it is a strictly non pHrtisaii inilcpi'iiilciit newspaper, advocat ing only such leirlsl.ition as is manifestly In the interest of a niajoi itv of the people. In addition to fresh dany news from all over the world, the Fost oilers special features in it wiU,ly known editorial department, Intere.stiH? fiction,, and items of Interest to the fanner. ; Full market re ports, etc. Come into our ollieor drop a postal to the Post and get a sample copy. (DO YOU WAXT IT?) And the Weekly Commercial peal Twelve Months. Ap- In order to secure 100,000 subscribers the follow ing offer is made: To the subscriber first guess inn the correct or nearest correct number of bales of cotton received in Memphis from September 1. 1895, to May 15,-inclusive, ltt'JV as follows: if corrector nearest to the correct guess is received on or before. February 2!, 181. it gets-in cash 2,500,00; if in March, IR'.HJ, $1,6K, but it not till Apt il only S500.no. The contest closes.April ;i0. Receipt's in former years were as follows: Up to Mav 15, 1891, 474,231 bales ; toMay 15, 1&)5, 581, 181 baieu. Fifty cents must accompany every guess for twelve months' subhcrintioii. Sample cony free. Address, COMMERCIAL AIT'KAL. Memphis Tenn. A special contract enables us to offer The "Weeklv Commercial Appeal and Tint Chkoni ci.k for one vear for only l,'ir cash In advance; . also allowing guess on cotton received in Mem phis. Subscript ions mav begin at any time. Ad- dress ail orders to Tub Chkomiolk, Camden, Tenn. : St- Louis a Tennessee give? PACKET COMPANY. 1CTTY OK SHEFFIELD. 8TEAMBU8:-C1TY OK 1'A Out ' A 11. (CilY OF SAVA.NiNAll. ONE of t-hese eleisuit steamers leave St T,oui evcrv Wednesday and Saturday for all points - on the Mississippi Kiver to Cairo, Ohio Itiver to Paducali, and Tennessee Kivor to Florence, tal fng frehjlit, and paswnfrers for all points on tne Ohio to l'ittsburu;h, and on the Cumberland to Nashville. Through bills of lading, prompt serv- ice, and low rates. JOHN E. MASSEXGA1.E, Traffic Manager, Wharf-hoat foot, of Olive street. ST. LOUIS. t-iyOne ol these steamers arrive at Johnson. - Tille every Tuesday and Friday. jr 11 nodosa LOUIS VILI.B & KASnVlLI.E KA1I.U0AD. OFFERS SUPERIOR ADVANTAGES TO THE TRAVELING PUBLIC Through Cars, in Quick Time, and Sure Connections. - SHORT LINE to the NORTHWEST VIA evansville. Through Sleepers to the West via McKenzie. ' Through Sleepers to the South via Montgomery. ' Through 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. I ATMOKK, i General l'assenger Agent, LouiuviM.b, Ky. MAGISTRATE'S WARRANTS, Executions, and State Warrants for sale at Tub Chkon- flCbHxdllce.. Other blanks printed to order. LI SI M 1 1'lt t itcs'A 1 1 1,, M ,111:11 i'.. 1 mi aru v, ,s. -.-i.-i.ny. t VlllliWll rlllk, .N.IIlV lil.'.l ut I'M SURPLUS, $400,000.00. TENN. Memphis. It3 Policies co,t no a err r ir-. r 3 1 CAMDEN, TENN. isrecneen IX PDBEH9C0DHTT WHISKY iipple U peach Brandies WINES, BEER, - Tobaccos, Hilars, Etc. - - ' Hooded Warehouses under the inspection and te thus guarantee our goods.iu be Ulovury best WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY CASH CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS. For advei tlsenu'iits under this head our terms are strictly cash in advance. Frices furnished on application. For Judge of the Criminal Court. I.lVi:HKTT.-AVe are authorized to announce 'JSIUXKY J. KVRKHT a andiilate for .Inilm. ol the Criminal Court of the Eleventh .ludieial cat nr. t Hester, lleii"ierson. Madison. .McNairv. I1V.II1L, t ..IIH'..V .1 tit (1117 t UlHItil U j IHIMI, 1 M " and I'ei ry. Subject to the action of the Demo cratic party. T.N(iLANM). We are .vithorwd to announce I'j .IA.MKS A. K.viiusii a candidate for .Imlne Circuit, composed of the counties) of lleiiton, De catur, Chester, Henderson. Madison. McNairv. oi me c riminal t ouri ol trie r.leventli Judicial and Ferry. Subject to the action of the Dumb- craec party. rnAVI.OU. We are .authorized to announce J John VI. lAVi.oit a candidate for .Judg ot the Criminal Court of the Eleventh .iudiehd j Circuit, composed of the counties of lieiun, De catur, t Hester, Henderson. Madison. McNairv. 'aticVnrtv 8ub3';ut to lhe ac"0" "f u,e 1"'i" Hi'.nio.tii.-HB are ainuorizeu id announce D. W. Hkrrin a candidate for .Ind.-e ot the Criminal Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, composed of the counties ollienton. De catur, Chester, Henderson, Madison, McNairv, crane party. 1. 1 itiiv. .3uujei;i uj lilt; illllllll Ol U1U JeillO- For Sheriff. rii.owEits- We are authorized to aimnimw r m Mr. K. (i Miwkiis a candidate for elect on to llieolllceotsiicritl for itenton Comity, subject V?.1!!6.!11. ..,..th J,l','!"?!-f,!i l!-y- Trhnary election Saturday March 14, lSUG. T ASHI.EE We are authorized to announce U Air. .w. a. l.AHiil.KK a candidate for re-election to the ollice of Sheriff for Uenton County, subject to the will of the Democratic party, l'n- mury election Saturday aiarcli 14, lsuc. MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISING. rsr Advertisements inserted under tiiis head at a ceias per line each insertion. "UU job priiitini; facilities are first-class, and J our specialty u uood work. Estimates (and samples where nossilile) will be furnished on ap plication. Address Tun Cukokiolk, Camden. lenn. fU) NEWSl'AI'KHS for sale at The Chbon- J cle otlice at 25 cents per hundred. 171011 SALE Throe complete volumes of he JO Scientiiic Ainerican HuildiiiK Edition for the years 18'.)-'-? 4. Here is an excellent opportunity lor the mechanic who wants the best architect ural publication in the world at a reduced price. Communicate w ith this olllee. CLAUDE HUDSON DEALER IN Staple end Fancjj Groceries. TOBACCO and CIGARS, Fine Jewelry and PocketKnives, Eto FLOUR A SPECIALTY. Hard Time Prices on Everything. The Palmer House, f CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. American and European Plans. The altner House has made reductions on large number of Its rooms, on the American and European plans, and at the same time improved its service; never in better conuitiou nr better kept than at present. SIDNEY L PEELER, Attorney at Law. CAMDEN, TENN. Will give careful attention to all business fcn- il give e.d to i trnsle.d to lay care. Collections a. .specialty. rOfllce at the court-house. LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. County court will meet here next Monday. Mr. J. J. Colo, of Garfield, was in town Tuesday. Sidney L. Veelcr, esq., continues to 3 ' i i iiivt hlowly. Mr. T. W. Farmer, of Clydeton, v:;m in town Monday. Register II. C. l'afford went to Nashville Wednesday. Dr. F. M. CappH, of Coxburgh, wan in town Saturday. Mr. D. M. Farmer, of Clydeton. was in town Saturday. Mr. W. F. Bivens is nbjj to be out on the streets irain. Mr. Harris MeCann haa returned from a trip to Pollard, Ark. Sowing oats lias been going on all over the county this week. Mr. Elmer Yick entered school at Benton Seminary Monday. Our llolladay letter came in too kite for publication this week. Miss Jji.zie Mullock, of Eyville, is eisitiug friends here this week. Sheriff W. A. Lashlee was at llolladay nnd Coxbtirgh this week. The little child of Iiov. and Mrs. T. F. Cason has been ver sick, but is improving. Messrs. D. G, Hudson and Claude Hudson went to Jolmsonville on business Monday. Ai - Vn1, Tfucliinrr r,f lirlclmr 4.1X1. Ituitu jtti.iimip,, ft was snaKinir nanus wim camuen friends Wednesday, Mrs. Harriet Farmer, of Nash ville, spent Saturday and Sunday with Camdon friends. Meals, it all hours for .25 cents, at E. L. Shirley's. A good lunch can bo had for 10 cents, Messra. J. A. Barnes, and I). J rtrniinrn of lYw Satldv were here Uraiiam, Ol lla OHIKiy, WHO ULIV OU business W t'dnOBllflf, Mr. Pi. H. Rogers, of Martin, was here yesterday shaking hands with old friends and acquaintances. Mrs. J. W. Bateman was called home from Nashville Tuesday by tho serioti3 illness of her baby. Hon. Sidney J. Everett, a promi nent candidate for criminal judge, has been in our midst this week. The little child of Mr. and Mrs, & Corbitt was very sick last Iridav and Saturday, but is now nnnvo nononf Convalescent. Tlia f,-tlL-o nw nlnneiinllw inG yoUUS l0lKS V,Cl & PlCaSaniiy entertained by Mr. and MlS. A. II. ! Oil " I il ' utioson oiuiuuity evftiiiiL ui men homo in South Camden An enjoyable entertainment was rylimii b i-mmir TAlL-a nf ibo lina. fa. ... J P , , r t pitaoie UOIllt) Ol Capt. tuiu. lurs. v A,,ra TiViilnv voninr. "j -""J o- Mr. C. B. Love left for Nashville Wednesday to resume his studies at Vanderbilt, after, a two weeks stay with Camden relatives. An interesting program will be given by the ladies of the Women's Christian Temperance Union at the Methodist Church next bunday. Candidates for office can get tick ets and introductory cards on shor notice at iTiiE Chronicle office, We make a specialty of all classes of printing. Mr. D. F. Nolles, of Devider, was down this week and made arrange ments for his little daughter to re main here and attend school at Ben ton Seminary. Messrs. C. R. Love; 'Carlos Fin- ley, Robert, Ayres, Eugene Travis j and Gus Totty returned last Mon day from a three days camp hunt' at Captain Ayres home place. County Clerk G. B. Greer has is sued licenses to marry to T. W. Ball and Effie Holland, E. L. Da vidson and Mary R. Markham and Sidney Webb and Bettie: Elmore. The case of T. W. Saunders vs. Orlando Lashlee, for the value of a steer, which Saunders had bought of Lashlee, and which steer was claimed by A. J. Farmer, was com promised to the satisfaction of all before Justice Morris Saturday. It is with much regret we learn of the declining health of two good citizens of our county. Mr. Davy Johnson is said to be very low with consumption, and Mr. Harvey Hol lingsworth is confined to his room with a lingering disease from wdiich , there is little hppe of his recovery. winning yming lady arrived home of .ir. and Mrs. Evart at the Stc. Wediu-hday morning, where bhe will remain for the present So far no one hns announced their candidacy for trustee with us. It is Umtlly possible that there will be no entries for this important office this year. Come forward, gentle men, and present your aspirations through tlit columns of your coun ty paper. Deputy Sheriff A. Jf. Limlney brought over from lig Sandy, Mon day, a man named Kelley, who w as tried before Commissioner V . L. Carter on ft charge of Helling whis ky without license. In default of bond he was committed to jail. Faris Fost-Intelligcneer. Senator Jeffreys was in Waverly the fust part of tho week looking after his political fences. It is un derstood here that Mr. Jeffreys has the Congressional fever and may enter me race mr Kaiu nonor over in tho Eighth Congressional Dis trict. W averly Sentinel. Mr. W. J. Drecheen and sister, Miss Donie, accompanied by their cousin, Miss Lizzie Carnell, and niece, Miss Josie ltigsby,of Clarks- burgh, and their uncle, Mr. Uil- liam Smith, of Duena Vista, were guests of the their brother, Mr. C. I. Jbecheen, and family Monday ami l uesday. The dwelling occupied by Mr. A. W. Presson and family, in South Camden, was completely destroyed ly tire Monday forenoon. I he tire is said to have resulted from n de- ective flue. The building, which was a two-story tenement, burned very rapidly, and only a few of the louseliold e fleet 9 were saved. The County Teacher's Associa- tion will be with us to-morrow week. It is hoped that the teachers of the county will show a willinmiess to trive oue day each month and meet together to discuss tne best means of advancing tho cause of education in our county. All who attend will receive a hearty welcome to our midst. ThArPTiPftl of thenffirpnfommtv assessor by the general assembly ... . j makes a vacancy for twelve citizens of the county one in each civil listnct. lhe 6urest way to success to those who expect to become. a candidate for assessor in your dis tnct, is to aunounco in IHE Ciiron icle, which goes to nearly every home in benton County. 1U. A. Mi 111 van and J. (i. JJoug las were arraigned before Justice W. T. Morris Saturday evening on tne charge ot lewdness. - Douglas submitted his case andtwas fined b'2.50 and cost. Mrs. Sullivan gave lint mil oond tor iier appearance 1 uesday, but learning that Her co-detendant had submitted, under the advice of frieuds(V) she also submitted her ,i ', i Mm .i t i rii . 'luuot- " a. Element, esq., represented the State, and J. G. Robins, esq., il. .1 .1 t C..11 ttt n .Will urewer, son ot ocott lirew- er, who resides between IJamden and Big Sandy, was cut in the bow, els by his brother last Saturday. rn, y . il Ji lhe boys, who are small, were at work in the woods, and became en- gaged in a quarrel. The younger fm cut. i a iro .hor in f.yrn rlovuQ , " - jk--". uue ui. uiw wuunus uemg regarueu as a very serious one. It was some time before the wounds could be ,,.1,, n,l .nt, fit F 71 ' i l V muumiu uio i- 'y wum uui itovbi, but later reports are more reassur- inrr and it is now believed that the .A,la o c,r.;na no flt . T reported. General, doom -hovers over the lm,-lfl M- n,1 Afro J IV TCofJ man on account oi tne saa aeatn oi xeumu, ucu tttuo uauiiii ,riijr l? cuiicnuujr cvtiim. taiio waa lcir.- en suddenly sick last Friday, and everything possible was done envo fbo lift.lA Hfo lint, nn! . A fiar i;riilfTnrKrtLLQ,,UOvart,rlo,i i rb A ? . 3 . , 3 i P oen tne aearts or tnose who lovea her, the summons came to "Come up Higher." ''The visible is the ladder to ttie invisible. And by death we are led to hie. Very toucmng tunerai services were con ductea by nev. l. l1. uasou ac tne Methodist Church and the remains were interred at Camden Cemetery yesterday afternoon. We' extend condolence to the bereaved parents. THE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION. Will llulil Mertltie al HIb ttii- 1t, A pi ll 4. By request of Superintendent T. Witt Ctitf, prn-iiii-ut of tho Benton County Teacher's Association, we, the undersigned onnmitte of the above named assoeiat ion.doarrange and frend to TlIE , ClIHONlCI.K for publication the following program for a meeting of the, association, which will bo held at Big Sandy. Suturday April 4, lH'Ju; Opening Ad Jrt m Sunmnten Ject T. Witt Cuff. jr.tiuij'iiit? Pimi'iH on 1'lftT (irouml I), (i. Cur. I ami A. A. Col. Wava of Wiuiiiiitf a 1,'IuIiI'h Lovo atui Coiitideiice J. Y. lSluir tttul Miss Aila Hall. N juaro anj Culo Koot J. C, King arnl Ji. 1. Hoi rv rrimnry (Jograpliy Miss Ma I5rum- agcr ami M. a. 1 ticker. Grammar II. Lindser, Lcoo V abor. and Leltt Wiiodn. One Hundred Per Cent. Metliod A. II. Ilassell and J. It. Spencer. Objection! to I'helati'H TeniieHHo His tory John I'.rumaRor and I. It. llubbs. Teacliiitff an a Profession tiy all. Now, teachers, lets think deep down iu our hearts whether or not wo aro interested in teaching, and if we are, then why not turn our whole attention to the work? Why not feel enthused in this the most exalted profession? God rejoices f0 st.0 a teacher who is eonseieu- ciousand sincere at heart, discharg- ing his duties in the school room to the best of his ability; but the devil smiles to know some use the pro- fession in such debauching and dis- dainful ways as mockery ane shame "protempore, and for what mon- ey there is in it. God epeed the clay when such teaching shall be a thing of the past. Such teachers are stumbling blocks to good teachers and a draw back to any. community. Teachers, we are entrusted with the most precious jewels ot uoas domain. They, are the pivots on which the future prosperity ot our nation must turn. The hospitality of Big Sandy m- vites us there and insures us a Peasant utue. v mi. uo ou- ou,.uuhj ouei vu.uo John Brumager. Ada Hall. Eula Lashlee. For a good, hot lunch, go to E. L Shirley. A DESERVED COMTLIMENT. The CJoslng Exercise of Prof. C. C. Vlcjl'i School t Liberty. We take pleasure in publishing the followins report ot the closinsr exercises of Prof. C. C. Vick's in- terestinsr school at Libertv: Editor Cuhoniclb: The literary school at Liberty, under the anporvisioa of Prof C. V. Vick, was f,0SP(i lt Friday evening. The school has been n progress for. some time with hroodHUendancethronrhout the term, and I can Bay in behalf of the professor that no neighborhood knows how to rightly QnnrAfiflttt a nf-linnl nntit Pirvfuu jr .r v ick makes a living demonstration that he ja not only teachinK school for what little pecuniary advantagee therewith at a:hed, but he teaches with an anxiety of bpt,fri" community and elev,tinK humanity to position of trust and honor, Many years have I known him, and with great pleasure can I date the origin ?f inv success (if success it-be) to attend- '"K i" huwmb m nun man, nun U'ur conntyman, W. 0.--Benton) to whom owe the most sincere gratitude At, the closing exercises A N. Presson mfi? ,,ite ?Jice litt,e Pech for tho children, and U. A. Totts closed by mak ln a tl,irtv m'nutes speech on educating u,e yon an(j riHjnj, generation The people in the Liberty neighborhood regret very much to see the school close. especially when Btich -good and lasting 1 I Will IV W il.-5 lil-Hlfi; 1U11(? V lill Ji 'truviu UA (children and older people attended the closing ' AN OLD STCDENT. ? Fresh oysterg eerved at all toura at E. L. Shirley's. Try them. i " Recommend it. to :Ask your physician, your druggist and yor friends about Shilou s cure for con- SRniPtion- They will recommend it. For r sale by J. G. Presson. When vou are huncrrv. remember Shirley can give you a hot lunch or so square meal on short notice. Meals, 25; lunch, from 10 cents np to what- - ever you order. Any one" desiring to purchase a first-class organ at a bargain, should call on D.-G. Hudson, at Camden, J Tenn.