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1A Oil iLiLl,U'l lJbillj Vol. XII. No. If'.. camdi:n. tknn., Friday, maucii r,, iv.,-, Whui.e No. :;o2 fp A Vf 7W AT r 1 - ! . , i i t. i ! ft J S. V l:cu UMisiiN, l-i. ,1,1, nt. W N V II h I t, I',. i.l. .lull. U . ; ill,, I..- i, .Mi nt t l'r AUTHORIZED CAPITAL AND n lie uapoianu:, nsuponce VJ MCMPHIG, Ii 11:1 r.. n tors 1,t ruopu Pi inu II. ,t,l D , . v.-. . , . Mviuu i Company in Tennessee which mosi prominent business men at Memphis. Its Policies cost no more than those of other Companies, which return Xou nothing. BOARD OF DIRECTORS. I JOEL W. C M: I I K. JAN. V. ;i M.liso.N U . N II. K I IMiS, (IKoiMiK A l:ol.ll. I'M I. 1 A M M ANN. SI, M III! ( H, MS KI.I. u. i. mi luitv. i:. r ihyiti:. i i;i.i 01:1. ii. i.. I.. I A I lo ; N , K. .1. 1I:M I.L. I- . U . l'l;oi:. lUI'V HI- N N l. J", i.. r. wills. axeman &l i)i:.i.i:its CAMDEN, TENNESSEE. rrwc liny direct frorg Iiistillirs' (iovcrniMciit. Riuti antc of tin- ODVci iimi'iit's aij.'ht in rliarf. niiiL r.iu ue uuiiKin, ililtl HI! (ICIJ ccllllit lllliill. MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY LOOK AT fHIS OFFER By special arrangenioiit we oiler ffie Viashinrjton post in combination with this paper for 1.25 a voar. in combination with this paper for 1.25 a voar Thy Weekly J'ost id an piulit-iKiec, seven column paper, published at Washington, 1). C, Tuesday luorniiiKof each week. In polities it is a strictly non-partisan independent newspaper, advocat ing only such legislation at Is mauilrstly In the interest of a majority of the people. lu addition to fresh daily news from all over the world, thy l'ostotlers Hpeeial feature in its widely known editorial department, interesting liotion, and items of interest to the farmrr. Full market re ports, etc. Come into our ilic -or urop a posUl lo the l'ost and get a sample copy. 02,5OQ fOF 500 (DO YOU WANT IT?)' And the Weekly Commercial Ap peal Twelve Months. In order to secure lon.ooosubscribers t lie follow ing otter is made: To the subscriber fint cuess iiig the correct or nearest correct number of bales of cotton received in Memphis from September 1, 1895, to May IB, Inclusive, 18S;, as follows: H corrector nearest to the correct guess is received on or before February 29, ln'jfi, it nets in cash S2,M0,00; if in March, 18UG, 1,.T00, but if not till April only $500.00. The contest closes April :). Receipts in former years were as follows: lip to .Mav 15, 1894, 474,51 bales; to May 15, 1113, Ml, 181 bales. Fifty cents must accompany every kiioss for twelve mouths' subscription. Sample copy free. Address, COMMERCIAL A ITF.AL. Memphis Tenn. A sneelal contract enables us to offer The Weekly Commercial Appeal and Tint Chkoni- CLE lor one year lor oniy i,v:o casn in auvauce; also allowing guess on cotton received in Mem nhl Siihsci intloiismavbeL'in atanv time. Ad dress all -orders to Thk Chuokicle, Camden, Tenn. f ennessee Rivef PACKET COMPANY. ten :-UTI (Cl'J CITY OF SHEFFIELD. 8TF.A.MKK8 rY OF I'ADUCAH. CITY OF SAVANNAH.. ONE of these eleeant steamers leave St. Louis every Wednesdav and Saturday for all points on the Mississippi River to Cairo, Ohio River to Radiicah, and Tennessee River to Florence, tak ing freight and passengers for all points on the Ohio to I'ittshurKh, and on the Cumberland lo Nashville. Through bills ouauinj;, prompt, serv ce.andlown.ie MAssKsoAiii!t Ti-ini.. Vt'inmrnr J.IU111V HIIIIIMLI I, wiinrf-hnut. font of Olive street. ST. I.OUIS. tOne of these steamers arrive at Johnson. vllle every j uesuay anu r riuav. s",ria f! iOUISVII.LE & NA8HVILI.K BA1I.KOAU. CERS SUPERIOR ADVANTAGES TO THE TRAVELING TUBLIC Through Cars, in Quick Time, and Sure Connections SHORT LINEto the NORTHWEST VIA EVANSV1LLE. Thror.pl) Sleepers to the West via McKenzie. Throuuh 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, l-'or maps, rates, etc., see agents of this company, or ad dress, C.F.ATMOKK, Ceunral I'as.senger Agent, l.OUtavlM.t, Ky. MAGISTRATE S WARRANTS, Executions, and State Warrants for sale at Thk Ch kon aClb oflice. Other blanks printed to order. SI'MI LI! I n.;sU I I,, Mjim li, K Ml III'IIV , SmrUij, s.l nt l n-,1 S.iin.ini ..ii,K. N.iilnulcl SURPLUS, $400,000.00. w i XEZNN. i:.: -. . n-.n. I ui m.ijjuon in r routs, ma is ine uniy does it. its Directors comprise the v i . . v , CAMDEN, TEZNN. orecneen in Dlinn I lUnni U frnilllTV i unii liiiiuuiiii uuuni 1 1 iiihp i ini.ui n i.uiir ill.. WHISKY, Apple H Peach Brandies WINES, DEER, Tobaccos, Cigars, E(c. r.omlril Wari'lioiiscs mulcr the Insiifi'tlon ami We tluis fcuaninU-e our gooils t j be tlia wry t-ht WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY CASH S. CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS Tor advertisements under this head our terms are strictly cash in advance, l'rices furnished on application. For Judge of the Criminal Court. 1t ERETT. We are aiithoried to announce j SitiNKY J. Evkuk.tt a candidate for Juilu'n ol the I riminal Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, composed of the counties of lienton. le- eatur. Chester, Henderson, Madison, McNalry, and Ferry. Subject to the action of the liemo- aim i erry. ; cratic party. T7NC,I.AND.-We : .ie are auinorizen to announce m;lam a candidate for Judce Vj Jam fn A. Em; ol "the Criminal Court of the Kleventh Judicial Circuit, composed of the counties of lienton. lie Catnr. CllfSttM'. 1 li'luliM-oii f:iil:.iii lc'!iifu and Ferry. Subject to the action of 'the Demo' cratic party rpAYLOR.-VVe are- authoried to announce i jumj ,1, i u a canuinaie ior .piicil'C of the Criminal Court of the Eleventh Judicial l ncuit, composed ol tliecounties of Uenton. Do- XIZ- KTa Democrat1 ami his claims the timber busiuess in which he is society is ming some improve-clat'c'"i'ly- nr enhit. to il,n Mm.. nf Ida r. interested. meiits on their church house. 1 t err inc. we are authorized to announce AniV ,Lor,.: !i: ... ... v . ...... v ... .... mi ii iii (.irciiit, composed of the counties of lienton, De-1 catur, Chester, Henderson, Madison, McNairy, anu rerry. miujeci 10 me action ot uie Demo cratic party. For Sheriff. 17ILOWERS AVe are authorized to announce e aimionzeu w announce km a candidate for election !wJX!h"$S$ Mr. E. (i E'uiwfk.s to the olhce of Sheriff to the will ol ths Deiuoc election Saturday March 14, ISSN), TASHLEE We are authoiized to announce J Mr. W. A. Lash i.kk. a candidate for re-election to the office of Sheriff for lienton County, subject to the will of the Democratic party, l'n- mary election Saturday March 14, 18!tti. For Trustee lAMP. We are authorized to announce Mr nice of Trustee f itn'tiMW 'mult vAViiVwt. to tl!2 satur i'limary election ' ' ' For Assessor-Fifth Civil District. TTTT TTTrVT W A 1 1 JL1 m i . o . c . iiKnTcS to the office of Assessor for the Filth Civil l)is- tnct. of licntiin foiintv o.ihiru.t o tin. u;iii of in .emo,.ratie party, i'rimary election Saturday - CLAUDE HUDSON DEALER IN Staple anil Fancjj Groceries. TOBACCO and CIGARS, Fine Jewelry and Pocket-Knives, Eto FLOUR A SPECIALTY. Hard Time Prices on Everything. rrT r - - .- if 1 11C T dllllCr llO USG, CHICAGO, ii.ONOIS. American and European Plans. The l'almcr House has made reductions on largo number of its rooms, on the American and Kuronean nlans. and at the same time imnroved its service; never in i butler couuitiou Her butler KVHauspiouk. SIDNEY L. PEELER A-ttomey at LaV. CAMDEN, TENN. "Win cive careful attention to all business en- trimtfrl tn tnv i'mi Collections A sneci'j.11 v tOlllce at the com t house. . i ..... 1 ii . . . i oivviou i.-iiui u. iiai.lis uhh our llif.nkH inr Hlunlio Uocumruta niul n curik i i nt uh. Ij mockath am urgi-d to attriid tin' primary to-morrow week, and take a cart m notnumtui:' a ticket fur county o VH. II party. is ir4 u duty you owe to tin ti i i . , , k nnvo nift-ivta a copy oi iin last number of 'Ores," the newest tin well as the brightest ami linml- i l i . m ' horm-hi puuiiciiuou ior imlies ever offered to the American public. It not only gives nn excellent and va ried assortment of the choice niul most practical fashion, but it il lustrates and gives plain instruct ion as 10 now u cm iiic micsi niyies every month. "Dress" rives just such information winch every lady desires and so much need. Ask your newsdealer, or send for sam ple copy. 1.) cents: S'l.uO nor vcar, The Dress Publishing Company, l.Vi West Twenty-third street. New io 'urk City. . " Tennessee docs not propose to (.pen her centennial pxpowition mi- til it im comply ( with ev-rythin- runnm-suiootniy. iiwnsiirsiiii- lemieu 10 open oepieniuer i, next, but it was seen that to do so would be to place an unnecessary limit on the possibilities on the ureat un dertaking and to open with matters in more or less conftisiou, and the brand of unsettled newness charac teriziny each building and half-displayed exhibit. So it was decided to go over the winter and open in the sprim'of 1SU7 for fix months and spend ihe interveniii" winter finishing oil details and developing novel features that were before im possible. We call the attention of tho vot- ers of the tilth civil district to the announcement in another column of xMr. U. L: Hudson who is a can- UluatO lor assessor 01 llllS (llSUTCt. iur. iiuuson is comparauveiy wen I ill tA1 i KIlOWIl lO IUH people Ol 1 110 UlSiriCl, . i 'i y .' , t i H1'11 HIS (HiailllCailOllS lO UlCCUarge tho duties of the office to which he asnires are ill HO wav wantiltL' He ; 'n., :r lauuiru ij duliiu fi inn uiaii, dim ii elected aSSCSSOf Will dischar'0 tllO duties lllVOlVetl Upon 111 III in a COUT- U :1.4- tv in nrimarv election and wo ask ii rtn. .L tt,i.,-J uicuuui iimaii aia l Ai.uuouu o i - io ;,i,i' claims due consideration. Hon. Robert L. Taylor says in a recent interview that while he is not a candidate, ho is willing to ac- '. . s . cept the Democratic nomination for governor -if tendered him. Mean- while Comptroller Harris is vigor- ously engaged in laying his claims before the people, and tho meeting i i.; VnoL,Tni,v Wf ., 111 li lO 111 I COt CVU XI CIDH 111U iOOt inc lWom-ntfl from R11 wc.tmrm of the State clearly indicates that tho sentiment of the young Democracy f Tennessee is strongly for Harris, and they are becoming enthusiastic in i)a lioliof flint, lio will win flio u n.xvj uvuvi i.i.t.u .. ii... nomination in a canter, mere are favorite sons who bob up occasion- I nt. 1 ii. 1 i 1 ' 1 I f "y nt!I0 u" 4"'- ly SUCCUmO 10 U16 Strong anU in- i t . . n. n.. i irepid senumeni ior Harris, wnose partis of tho State. 'lT.I nllrtiifirti, t 4 ia Trt..n Benton County is directed to the announcement, of Mr. J. T. fJanm n. fnndiilnte fnv the office nf trim- tee of this county. Mr. Camp, or "Trim" flnttin ns he is fnmilinrlv known anions his mauv friends, is n f.Wr cnr-ifil nnrl nprfpft, irpnllp. man. whose private life and char- acter is without soot or blemish nhnvo rr-nrnnph Ho in rnnrnfrenna nna upright in all his dealings, and fully competent in every way to discharge the duties of the office to wliipii ha finnirPR n a manner that, would reflect credit to himself and rinmn jg a Democrat of Unquestioned fi- . , .": i: (teiliy UOU till UUeU&lVt! IHtl IIUHU, but a Democrat from principle, be- lievincr the conservative policy of the party will best promote tho nat- ural interests ot the masses, liis claims are submitted to the will of I.. iii. his partv. and we aslc that our read- I .1 t . 1' ' ers give them due consideration- LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. I Clerk nml Ma-b-r 1. (1. Hudson wa-i at Ni.sii iile Saturday. .Mr. Alma Fry nn l dauuhter, Mi.'-.s Ada, were in town yesterday. S e cull fur tni.-n convention of Democrats in nnother foluiun. Mr. (iuy Hall returned Tuesday from Jueksoii nnd Huiitiu-'doii. There i h ill Konie s. -arh t fever in the locality of .Sulphur Cm ek. Hon. W. h. Morris made a 11 vij-r trip to Huntingdon Wednesday. Horn, last Saturday, to Mr. and Mrrf. Tube Hlancliard a daughter. Mr. Arnold, a Kansas l'o'iulite, auuresseii iik i 'eopiert party con 11 1.1 V 1 vention Monday, .T. H. Alsiip and Louella Casey have been licensed to wed by Coun ty Clerk (i. Ji. (Jn-er. Thi' friends of Sidney H. Heeler, M'Pt will bo lad to i learn that lie i nl.Ioto leoutn-ain Wo received a pleasant call last naiurnay irom iish Jackie l'nruer and Mr. Charles Hurfield. of Alice. !,.Ssrs. J. P. McKenzin and ex sheriif Walter II. Husliin- of 5i Siin.lv. were n tmvn V eunciiday. i i ine lienion county leacliers Association, which will meet here to-morrow, is extended a hearty welcome. Mr. Aaron Farrar, who has been residing at Clarksville, has moved to Way, where ho will reside for rial convention and also the con tho present vention to nominate candidates for Thk CiinoMCJ.E acknowledges a pleasant call Saturday last from Misses Florence andJennio Nance, - A-ggvillo. Ihe liome o Mv. and Mrs. Jolin Hartley, of Way, was gladdened by the safe arrival of a daughter ono day last week. Monday was a galla day for some 0f the boys who came to town, and many, we are sorry to say, had too much tatl'de-foot Oil board. at, li n ei,;r, l,na tt,,! JlVltJIllllta, i 4.3 JJ.J j v t Ml,o Alnill T,lir. 'U mil c crmfl, r,f lllO aUCIi 111 plate, oS mi ICS BOUtll Ot f. -.... Air Alhnrf W Pr.ccnn hna ---- ----- moved to uie piaco vacated, oy air, Kushiii' Mr. II. C. Benton left Thursday o last week for Paducah, where he will remain this week looking after - Bateman has returned from Nashville, to which place ho I , . .. n. rn accompanied Mrs. lateman lues- day. Mrs. Bateman will remain there awhile for special treatment We solicit newsy articles for pub- lication from all parts of the county, i 1 ii i t ii-u aild we hope the public spirited will be prompt to respond regularly in - - 1 sending in lnieresung news uems. A daughter arrived at the home of Dr. and Mrs. K. D. Cunningham, ,.r av i n 1 n" ; UJL 1 T ty j i. li V VL11C1 UilJ , UIJU ILJC1U 19 i 41, l,nn tlm nrnnd father nf this 10- pound girl, Mrs. Sam Smith died suddenly af hpr home 4 miles south of here yesterday morning of phlegmasia -11.- .1 1 ol.. 1 1 1 iii,iii iHHt'iis. n e eaves a i usn ini ami several children. The remains w;il be interred at Shiloh. At the B. C. Rushin- sale last tit i xi ,lrnq wpr0 Vnn(,l,pd luoiiday me urugs weie Kuocheu nff afc ojt centa ou the dolar to Mr. I ! F I fllWMV III I I I it J i III 1 V II III 1 I, II H dry goods shoes, etc., at 29 cents to Til v i Iaai'i-..i V. i t-i Tn-. t Wi nunvli, O X 7 J Among our many callers Monday were Messrs. 1. J. Lowry, esq., V. M. Cuff, J. J. Weatherly, Dr. G. B. Million and M. L. Holland, of Eva; Br. R. D. Cunningham and Robert Farmer, of Way; T. W. Floyd, J. A. JJames, John JNobles, ilorace li. Fierce, J. G. Bland and Mr. Jones, i Big bandy. I liere was a larn-e crowd in town Monday, and the county candidates announced themselves. Messrs. J. T. Camp, candidate for trustee, and V. A. Iiash eo ami E. G. 1 lowers, . ' candidates for sheriff, announced llipmofll vph Riitnwf fn flip n ftinn nf the Democratic party, while Mr. M. IV ITll.,,l . 1 i, .!, X . JLIOIIUIIU tlUUUllIlUl-U IJIUl lit) WHO an "independent" candidate for the office of sheriff. J. H. Kee added merriment to tho occasion by an- nouncing that he would not bo a candidate at this time, although ill -til -I t i i" i . lie nad oeen solicited oy menus to I make the race for some office. I T. . 11. . . .. ry ,. . Mrs. Corbitr, wife of Hiliie Cor- lit, who residi-s near Way, died i i i ... .. . MKH' iily last .Sunday liiht filter an illiie-s of nearly a wei-k. Tho eased wns a most tstunable and ii.i iiiil-le arteii woman, w ho n aves an infant child about one week oil to the cure of a hrart-bioki n father. M is. Coibitt was a daiiL-hter of Joo Mellon, whoi.i sh' survived only a short time. Jlt-r remains wt re in terred rt HI at woods Tuesday. At a meeting of the sfoekholderR oi Uie (inn' uil(lnv' J.oaii and p.i it iiy Savings Assoi iation Monday eve n ing the old ollieers and board of directors were re elected lis follows: D. (J. liud.-on, president; John W. Hatcnian, vice-president; W. H. M fi lial', secretary and general mana ger; A. K. lu'ooks, treasurer; .). U. Hresson. W. I). McCullou-li. F. H. Mcl'.lyea, J. W. Htissell and W. A. La.dilee, directors. Messrs. Claude Hudson and C. V. Hawley were I . l ii rut elecieii niMiiioimi directors, ine association is in a flourishing con dition, and makes n most excellent showing for the first year of its ex istence. DI.MOCUATIC MASS CONVENTION. The Democrats of Denton Coun ty are hereby called to meet in mass convention at the court-house in the town of Camden, Tenn., on Mon day, March It;, 18, at 1 o'clock, p. m., for the purpose of selecting i . ... i.ii i ' d eiegfues to auenu mo truuernaio- dg-s of the court of chancery np- IH'rH to transact such other business ns inay bo brought before the convention. This March 5, 1S3G. D. 13. Thomas, jr , W. C. Benton, Chairman. Secretary. ritOM OAKFIELD. Repular correspondence. Newt Ballard and wife were the guests of Bill Ellis Sunday. M isses i lorence and J ennie ance . . , , . V vci tpd f ripndi nf fid rtilen Sntnrdn v , V 1 J iurs. iii.ii ixiiice, wnu whs very very sick last week, is reported better. ltev. AV. A. Dixon preached to a hor and attentive audience Sun- day at Mount Zion. We learn tbaftho Mount Zion Our enterprising saw-mill man, L. A. AVyatt. will soon have lug I i ti machinery ready for operation. Garfield and community have been blessed (or vexed) with ped- dlers and agents of all kiuds for some time. "Guess they have an 1 ' 1 i j 1 i 1 mea wnere me musnroom grows. One of our cattle buyers stated recently that the cattle trade was over for the time being in this lo cality, for everything in the shape oi a cow uau oeen uougnt in. jjut, j . i . . ' . "f 1 TIT t 6011 weut. out a Lew day8 ag and brought in 29. -Riley is a hustler; don't you think so, Miss Dora? Garfield, March 2. FROM McILLWAIN. Regular correspondence. Miss Jimmie Cain is visiting at Coxburgh this week. . The young people engaged in a pea hulling at the home of J. T. Barr Saturday evening. The favorable weather has been a great boon to those farmers who are anxious to begin work. J. II. Newsom, of Barnett, called here again last Sunday. His smile has expanded somewhat, as it were, Assessor D. A. Gossett returned Saturday from the fourth district, where he has been making the 1896 assessment. Rev. W. T. Mosely filled his reg- ular appointment at Caney 1 ork ouuuhv. uo ia a aiau vl uuti nu dress, and is a true worker in the gionous cause oi ine noiy vainer, We st0 nothing to prevent the II l T l 1. 1 1 1 i ouiiaing oi a cnurcn ana a scnooi house here. Nothing would give our- little town a better send-off Lluuu uuuw UL "ulsulP auu " able school building. McIllwain, March 2. A Iiaby's Life Saved. "My baby had croup and was sav ed by Shiloh's Cure,' writes Mrs. J. B. Martin, of Huntsville, Ala. JFor sale by J. G. Bresson.