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CAMDEN. Tl'.NN.. FBI DA V. MAY C. 1W.
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East Side of Square,
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tiwh ua Disc HarrowH, Di.so Cultivnlors, Com Drills, Cot
ton Planters, and all kimls of l'lows, 1 und '2 horac.
I huve a full lino of tho Celebrated Tennessee Wupous,
which I aw BtlliDg very low and on easy terms.
Also llavo a new line of Buggies, at rock-bottom prices. Call
aud cxtBiino the gooda before buying elsewhere.
J. W..13ATEMAN. CAMDEN, TENN.
is Headquarters for
Northwest Corner Ttiblic Square,
I employ only flrst-elass workmen, and am prepared to do all
kinds of monument and stonework on short notice, and handle
marblo and granite. Get my prices on this work before placing
your orders elsewhere.
IliDois geiit?al 1. 1.
plifoFQia ia Ren Ofleaes
in connection Willi the Southern Taeifio
Semi-Weekly Tourist Sleeping Cars
tlnoiiRli to I)3 AnKoles ani Kan Francisoo: car
ru ii on tlie Illinois Central Kailroad New Orleans
Limited last vestibule train.
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
of racli week hot ween stations Fnlt-on, Ky., to
New Orleans via Memphis, that of Tuesday coin
ir,R from Chuimo and tliat o( Friday comiiiRfroin
( im-imiati. Tim Limited also eonncets at New
thleans dailv, with express train for the I'ai'ilie
Coast, and on Tuesdays and Saturdays (after Jan
uary 4, ls'J8,) with tho
"SUNSET LIMITED ANNEX"
ol the Southern Paeifie, RivinR special through
service to San Francisco.
Particulars ol agents ol the Illinois Central luiil
road ami eonneeiinj; lines.
VVA1. MUHUAY, livi.siou Passenger Airont,
JKO. A. SCOTT, Division Passenger A Kent,
A. II. HANSON, Central Passenger Au'ent,
W. A KKLLOND, Asss. (icn. Pas. A (tent.
Have won the public appreciation and confidence. We are
a!ready doing a good business. The secret of our siicco:
lies in the fact that we never attempt to deceive the public.
Every bargain advertised by us is warranted to be a bargain
and exactly what we say it is.
Gems to m us, if cn!u 13
Jeufis. 12 1-2 cents per yard.
Calico, 5 cents per yard.
Good Brown Domestic, 4c. per yard.
Nainsook, 5c. per yard.
Orgundie, G l-2c. per yard.
Lailics' Vest, for spring and summer,
All of our floods
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ST. JAMES HOTEL
HHOADVt'AY & WALNUT STKKKT.
(Opposite the Southern.)
First-Class in all its Appointments.
RATES $2 & $2.50 PER DAY.
ST. LOUIS, MO.
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I CITY OK SHEFFIELD.
STEAMEHS: CITY OF PADUCAH.
. I CITY OF SAVANNAH.
NF ol thwe elei'ant steamers leave St. Louis
V everv Wednesday and Saturday for all points
on the Mississippi Liver to Cairo, Ohio Kiver to
Paducah, and Tennessee Liver to Florence, tak
ing freight and passengers for all points on the
Ohio to PiltihtirKli, and on the Cumherland to
Nashville. Through hills of ladin.prompt serv
ice, tnd low rates.
JOUN E. MASSENGALK,
Wharf boat foot of Ohve street. ST. LOU1H.
C ."()ne of tlicse steamers arrive at Johnson -ville
every Tuesday and Friday
get ifealicr. reprs pilitj ?M prices a fete:!?
Oil Tablo Cloth, 15 cents per yard
Assortment of Men's Ties, from 10
to 25e, a piece.
Eastern Granulated Sugar, 1 6 pounds
Nails, 35 to 40 pounds for $1.
Fire-proof Coal Oil, 15c. per gallon.
arc new and strictly lirst-clnss.
in cxcliango Tor floods except
LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS.
Mr. (lurlon Hudson was nt 1'nr
sou cm bu.-int'.sM lust week.
Mr. Kuchh Morris, of Nashville,
visited homefoiks hero oundny.
Ilou. J. A. Clement went to Bi
Sandy on business Wednesday.
idr. T. II. Iluteman pent several
days nt Hollow ltock t his week.
Mrs. J. F. lleaton is convalescent
nfter nn illness of several weeks.
.Mr. Alex Bivens, of the Hnst-
burgh Issuo, is visiting horaefolka.
Mr. l'ud Totty lias moved to tho
vacant building two doors south of
Stigall fc Totts.
Mr. T. 13. Totty aud two children,
of Dickson, visited relatives here
Mr. 11. L. Bridges has bought tho
place now occupied by Mrs. Mollio
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McRao vis
ited relatives at Nashville tho first
of tho week.
Children's day services will bo
held at tho Methodist Church next
Rev. L. J. Loland has gone to
volunteer as chaplain in Company
I, First Regiment.
Profs. W. D. Cooper, of near Big
Sandy, and Also Clement, of Simon,
were in tho city Blonday.
Wo congratulate County Clerk
G. B. Greer on the arrival of a fiuo
boy at his homo last week.
Wo regret to learn that it is tho
intention of Professor Evans to
closo tho school at Benton Semi
Messrs. George Bartlett, of Hick
man, and W. LI. Bartlett, of Prince
ton, Ky., visited their mother hero
last' h riday.
Marriage licenses have been is
sued by County Clerk G. B. Greer
to Gusty Bridges and Janio Spen
cer and to Robert Singleton and
Mr. U. A. Potts informs us that
telephono communication between
Camden aud Big Sandy will bo a
reality this week.
Mr. G. O. Smith, of Columbus,
Ohio, spent Friday and Saturdny
with tho family of his brother-in-
law, J. W. Murphy, esq.
We congratulate our old friend,
Col. D. M. Nobles, who, according
to yesterday's dispatches, has boon
appointed postmaster at Paris.
Postoak Camp, Woodmen of the
World, will bo well represented at
the unveiling of the monument to
Dr. Hartley at Holladay Sunday.
D. F. Nolles, esq., and Rev. Jo
seph Allen, of Devider, were here
Monday to get estimates for a tel
ephone lino from Camden to that
The trial of the Tiger Disc Plow
by the Phillips Grocery Company
Monday proves all that has boen
claimed for the plow, and every
body is pkuised with it..
Arbuckh'5 Co!;ce, Cc. jv-r prr.nd.
Three Quart Tin Cup, Ce.
Three Quart Cofke Pet, ICe.
Four Qyurt Tin nuekcl, 10c.
Silver. pitted Teaspoons, 15c. z sei.
Wo also handle the Standard Sew
ing Machine, tho best in the market.
William Priestly Caraway, jr., ar
rived nt the homo of Mr. and Mrs.
W. P. Caraway, of Big Sandy, last
Sunday. Tim father h said to bo
doing as well as could be expected
and will recover.
Tho annual Sunday picnic con
tinues to attract a largo crowd at
Hollow Rock. Sixty-nine tickets:
were sold here to that point Sun
day, and nearly as many more went !
Ii rough oveilanu. ,
Two colored boys, Leo Barnett
and Will Olliver, of tho third dis
trict, left Sunday to join the volun
teer, but wero captured by relatives
and returned home. They proba
bly had an eye on Company I.
Letters from Fanon and Cypress
were received too late ior publica
tion. A letter from lownes with
out signature is declined. Tho cor
respondent at Devider lias violated
a newspaper rule by writingou both
sides of the paper.
During the past week a number
of counties have instructed dele
gates to tho gubernatorial conven
tion. The instructed votes for the
candidates as they now stand are:
McMillin, OCS; Bond, 13G; Taylor,
02; Woodard, 101.
Mrs. O. P. Lashleo and sister,
Miss Alice Barnes, wero thrown out
of their buggy which turned over
while driving ednesday and Mrs.
Lashleo sustained injuries on her
head and arms, but they will hard
ly result seriously. Miss Barnes
received painful but slight injuries.
Yesterday's dispatches announce
that Judge Bond and Judge Taylor
have withdrawn from the contest
for governor. No reasons for this
action is assigned, and the with
drawal of Judge Bond comes in the
nature of a surprise. Under pres
ent conditions tho nomination of
Hon. Benton McMillin is assured.
Mr. G. II. Cuff, of Way, left with
us Monday a branch from a peach
tree on his place, that has attracted
a great deal of attention here. It
is not only loaded with a vigorous
growth of fruit, but as may as five
peaches developed from one bloom,
three being tho average. Mr. Cuff
does not know the, variety of this
fruit, and we will appreciate any
information from fruit growers on
A Wa verly special to the Ameri
can yesterday says : Wash Beavers
was killed near Waverly last night
by Tom Burnham. It seems that
Beavers went to the residence of
Buruhcm's father aud demanded
permission to stay all night. On
being refused Beavers made several
threats, aud Burnham, becoming
exasperated, fired a load of bird
shot into his breast, killing him al
most instantly. Beavers lived at
CouHHOn'H Honey of Tar
is not a mixture of stomach destroy
ingdrugs, but is a scientifically pre
pared remedy that cures coughs and
colds, and all throat aud lung troub
els. Its action is quick, prompt and
posi tive. 25 and 50 ceuts. Sold by
J. G. Presson.
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Ettt r.iJ. of Squi;io,
As was expected,
la.st Monday did
the correct thing
in v.ur.nini'VK.ly iiii 'nictiiiL; the del
egate for Hun. j'eii!,.). McMillin
for governor. Depend upon il,the
Democrat:-! fiu always be depended
on to do the correct Iliin.' at tho
! ri-ht ,t1il"(' is
eervedly popular with tho people of
lennessee, and t.iie Democracy of
old Benton did themselves honor
in cndoisiug hitn for governor.
The strength of Company I was
reduced one-half after the company
reached Nashville Inst week. The
men who left were from Big Sandy,
the recruits from oilier places stood
by Captain Later. Eugene Travis
has been promoted from tho ranks
to first sergeant of the company,
Claud Hudson has been promoted
from tho ranks to eergeaut, and C.
II. Sullivan has been made a cor
poral. The company will receive
several recruits from here to-day
and to-morrow, and Captain Lnter
passed through here yesterday with
!S recruits from Fulton.
Rev. G. -O. Bachman, of Nash
ville, general secretary of the State
Sundry School Association, spent
Tuesday in our mid.it in the inter
est of the general Sunday school
work of the cor.nl y.
In the evening he addressed an
audience at the Methodist Church,
and after an impressivo scripture
lesson, in which he pointed out the
importance of this work, a-sd ex
plained the methods by which it is
accomplished, a committee of five
was appointed to arrange for a coun
ty convention, consisting of F. E.
McElyea, V. E. McRacRev. C. S.
Brandon, W. S. Corbitt and Rev.
L. C. Dosha.
This committee will at once com
pile a directory of all the Sunday
schools of the county and arrange
for a convention of Sunday school
workers, at which an association
will bo formed.
This county association will bo
an auxiliary to the State Sunday
School Association, and is interde
nominational in character.
Tho work of the association will
bo to organize Sunday schools, help
weak schools, hold conventions and
in every way possible strengthen
the hands of Suuday school work
ers, and stimulate the work within
tho county. Superintendents of
Sunday schools will confer a favor
if they will send their names and
addresses to the chairman, F. E.
For Infants and Children.
Is your child puny, peeked and
peevish ? Does it fret and cry. with
out eeeming cause? Docs it have
convulsions? If so. it has worms,
and White's Cream Vermifuge will
safely expel them and restore its
health. 25c. Sold by J. G Preasou.
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