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f ! I T. Vol. XVII. No. 22. CAMDEN. TKNN.. ITU DAY. OCTOBER 2s. Is.h. Wiioi.i N,. Ho ..J. fr I) -7 7 V ) ( :0 tOCAL. AND PERSONAL NEWS. Hon. W. I,. Morris was at Monday. , js I ,,. ; J. " 1 Immu """" 1 Meh.mue Sunday. The Memphis quarantine is now It t lliljj' of tlic t)!lst. 1 ' Tin addition to the Mellon li i-i u faring' eomph tion. Tilt' lll'.st killing frost of lilt sell- wu f.dl Sunday morning. Hon. .?. A. Clement was at Dig Sandy tin1 fust of the week. Quite a nuiulirr of our county correspond' nts arc f-ilcnt this week. Hudson Sc Corbet t commenced Imild i ntc a new wurelionse this week. Clerk L. lb Watson is bpendim the week with homefolkn at Hoi Inday. Dr. F. G. Hudson in receiving material t( hnild an addition to his dwelling. Willis Thompson has bought the Jim Cowvll place, 2 miles south west of town. John W. Ilye and family, of May field, Ky., visited relatives here last week. Attention is called to the adver tisement of G. W. Arnold in this issue of The Chronicle. Mis. Leona McDaniel went to Nashville last week to remain ten days or more on businoss. Prof. I. W. Evans, of Bowling Green, Ky., spent a few days with Camden friends this week. Wo regret to. learn that Mr. J. "W. Row is no better. Ha can take but little nourishment. Dr. E'. M. McAuley. joined his family at Big Sandy Sunday, and they returned home Tuesday. Ilavo you paid your poll-tax? This is necessary, if- you intend to vote in the November election. Mrs. Nannie Bivens has moved to the Bartlett place, and G. "W. Arnold has moved to her residence. Monroe King, after a month's visit to relatives at Holladay, de parted for his home at Oklaunion, Tex., last week. The cold wave has forcibly re minded many citizens of the ne cessity of replenishing the wood pile. Ilonry Fryer, of Yuma, Demo cratic candidate for representative of Carroll County, was here last Sunday. B. C. Rushing moved his stock of merchandise to the brick build- ing on the southwest corner of the square this week. "Wjo learn that Lee George, of Company 1, First Tennessee Regi- inent at San Irancisco, who has f - . mm - nil 1 been sick, has itilly recovered. T. W. Sims and Ton C. Rye will sneak at Crooked Creek'Church in the ninth' district Thursday night, November 8. Everbody is invited. Chairman II. D. Odle, o the county Democratic committee, is reported very sick at his home at Coxburerh. lie was some better Tuesday.. We see in Wednesday's American that Eugene Travis, who is at home on sick leave, will be honorably dis charged from the First Tennessee Regiment. Hon. T. W. Sims will speak a Sugar Tree Tuesday, November 1 at 1 o'clock and at Holladay lues day night; at Big Sandy Thursday Novem ber d. Appropriate exercises wera held at Benton Seminary last week to aid the popular movement to erec a monument to Lafayette at the Eari3 exposition. "Rev. T. F. Cason will preach at S this place next Sunday at 11 a. m and 7 P. m. This will be the las regular services for the conference " . 1 1 - . T year, iltvoryuouy is liivneu. Max Brandon has bought the "Wyatt Arnold place, which is now pccnpied by his parents. J. W. Ar nold has moved to the place for merly occupied by Mr. Brandon J!y n qncht of tln M.-iH, nil the ! n-'MnlifiH of lln' Cumin i In ml I'm,. byl.i inn Chert h at thli place are requested t meet fit tlit church ! . . 1 L . . . 1 k I ' 1 1 . ni'M mi in my in ,o j i. in. to con i. 1- ir important 1 Uliecliuicl,. llll! IlllMIH'- .i Ix l tnilllll" l( Willie, the little H-ll of Hon. and Mis. .). A. ('It incut, broke his leg in a fall while at play on the tii'iuinnry grounds Monday. It is !l:nl;;!it tile otln i' leg ishli 'litly injured, bill he S'-eins t" be getting along very nicclj,'. Mi.rria'.'.e licnst hao been is sued by County Clerk G. I. Giver to D. Kerry and Lnl.-i Greer, 1". J',. Bondrt and Cora Woods, Mike Fiy and J in: are Townsejid, O. 1). iiol laday and l,elin Wnitds, A. V. Greer iand lloenu Cole, . H.' Davidson and Russia M. Townsend. We received a pleasant call Wednesday from W. R. Tuteii, of Decatur County, Democratic nom inee for State wimtor. Mr. Ttiten wan called home yesterday by illncsa in his family, but will return next Wednesday to spend several days in Benton. He i.s anxioiH to meet iH many of the voters of the county ns possible. William Harris. of Holladay, and Eugene Wyly,of Glial k Level have gone to New i oik as tin1 represen tatives or the heirs of Jonathan Edwards in this county. It is said they have authentic information that the heirs of Jonathan Edwards lave won a suit involving the sum of ,000,000, and that the money is ready for distribution. There are a large number of people in ub county who claim to lie heirs of the alleged Edwards estate, and hey have been industriously seek ing information concerning it every since the Latimer heirs received a ew hundred thousand dollars. It is now claimed that they will be able to collect many millions and that the heirs in this county will be made exceedingly rich. Though we fear they are chasing a Will-'o-the-wisp, so to speak, we hope their most sanguine expectations may be realized. The marriage of Miss Jimmie Townseud and Mr. Mike Fry, which occurred last Sunday after noon occasioned no little surprise among their largo circle of friends. The wedding took place on the 1 aris road one mile from town, and the young couple were wedded wlnlo seated in a buggy. Sur rounding them were four other buggies containing friends. Rev. A. C. McRae performed the cere mony. Immediately after the wed- lingtho party took a drive, return ing in time to catch the 0:48 train for Nashville. After a few days in that city they returned and for the jresent will bo at home to their ;riendsattho residence of Sheriff E. E. Fry, the groom's brother. Mrs. ii ry is quite an accomplished young lady and had just returned from college. Mr. Fry is assistant cash ier of the Camden Bank Sc. Trust Co., and is very popular. We join in extending congratulations and best wishes. FKOM fllfcXTONVIIXK. Srx ciul coiTPspoiuU'iicij. Miss Iva Melton is afflicted with sore eyes. J. M. Melton is out threshing stock peas. larmers are busy taking care of their crops. lhe public school will close to morrow week. We havo had several cool nights and some ice recently. Walter Fhifer injured his arm in a fall from a tree last week, but he is getting on very well. Ave would like to know what has become o the proposed telephone line through this part of old Ben ton? The steamer Edgar Cherry sank near Johnsonville last Saturday Plenty of sacks of cotton seed were caught Saturday and Sunday. Meltonville, October 25. B. C. Rushing is paying 7$ cents tor cnicKens ana ii cents tor eggs, There is no necessity for wanting anything. Advertise for it i u Tns CnEONICLE. FliOM FAIRVItW. .. i ll I'm r .p. ,inli In , llerry Darker is dangerously ill with blow fe cr. 'I'm-be J. T. Camp returned from Nashville la.-t Saturday. Gtrpeial Daves vent to l'arislast Sunday on bu-inc.-s, we presume. Dennis Cole, whom we rep )l led sick last week, we are glad to say if much better. Hurrah for the Democratic ticket, from governor all the way down to Hooter. We were visited by Jack Fro:.! ! la.-.t Sunday morning, which will), prove henelicial to health. Thomas Swindle's horse and mule ran away from home hist Sat urday and he has not heard of them yet. l!ey. J. W. Earp tilled the regu lar appointment last Sunday at yr T..1 i .. r ii iuouiu iauor oy request 01 iiu-i pastor. Rev. Thomas Giver. Mrs. Bettie Spicer, of Missouri, who has been in bad health for some time, U able to be up again, and i.s at present the guest of Mark Harris. Mrs. Tolly Smith died lnsl Wed nesday and her remains were in terred at Shiloh Cemetery Friday. The deceased was very aged and highly esteemed. Church conference was held at Mount Tabor last Saturday for the mrpose or electing olhcers for the nsuing year, which resulted in the lection of Rev. W. R. Stockdale ii3 pastor. lAinviF.w, October 25. MtoM smith's coixi:ci:. licL'iihiv cnrroiiiniHli'iici1.' Sorghum making is a thing of 10 past. Aunt Martha Ilerrin is very sick this week. Tump Rushing is building a new dwelling. W. W. Deaton is in feeble icalth this week. Alvin Ivushiug'sbaby is reported to be getting well. School will open here the first Monday in November. Does any one want the Ileglar's lidge school this year? The wheat 'crop will soon be )lauted.'If will be large. Herd is Greer is papa and France Greer is grandpa. It's a girl. If you want to know when pos- 60M1H are ripe plant a "gnber iiilch. Thomas Black lot a young mule a month -ago and last Satur day he lost a fine horse. V onder why Speuce Madrey is in such a hurry for his house? Guess he has heard from Uncle Jimmy Ogles. Rev. . D. Dunn preached lus ast sermon here Sunday for the conference year. Brother Dunn is a good preacher, and we would )o glad to have him with us next year. Smith s College, October 28. FUO.U UKKKNBKIKK. Special eorrt'spoiHlunce. Mrs. S. H. Hall and little gran- daughter visited I. E. Wygul Sun day. Darns Nunnery, of Manly ville, was mingling with old friends here Sunday. Earl Hicks, ot Henry County, visited m tins vicinity Saturday and Sunday. The literary society at Barnes School-house is progressing nicely. It meets each Saturday evening. Ask Prof. Robert YY armack how he likes sweet potatoes, and if they are not better on Sunday evening. Johnnie Alsup had tho misfort une to get his foot mashed very badly last week while helping S. B. Herrin to prize up a house. It will be some time before he will bo able to walk. Rev. B. C. Russell preached his farewell sermon at Baker's Chapel last Sunday for the present confer ence year. Brother Russell is an excellent man and a good preacher, and we hope to have him with us again next year. S. A. Byru, of Eggvillo, has built a new chimney for Bob Wyatt, and they say that the draught is so great that they can hardly keep it from drawing every thing out of the house; that this draught is the fruit of B-publicnu work, and that (lie name of James A. JSevh-r " ill li'.ew ; .e .- draw n up. N doubt' thi a true pi.iph csy, only watch the rap'-is all- r tlie poi' '. t ne on tie S;h of No. th.' name elldter, mi, of , fill II s A ViMI will ,"-i 'Iv.ler. tie fi at Republieaii !',o")iuee for goveiuor, us a ' ' you will tie the siunl.e as it le;ies the chimney only to be ell for a fi;W inoiie nts and tln n he bauiihid ionii -.ght forever. i bauiihi d i Gi:i:i:m KKIUI I.Jiil.UlV, .Hi n ci. 1 i.-.i .'. I Oilie id;..)j is ha ing a abo soiiic k v,'ei'.!'.g houses Mr Dn in, built. li s: J. R. Hatcher, f Hum phreys County, preached in this con, mindly hut Saturday and Sun day. On account of the continued rains farmers are getting along slow gathering corn and sowing whcil. H. H. And'rson has sold his farm and will move some time this winter. He hasn't yet tvemed where he will locate. Don't forget the prayer services at this place- every Suiulay eve ning at 7 o'clock. If it is so cold you can't come, remember there will be services next Sunday eve ning. LlIiKKTY, October 2o. Ti!ACnr:i:s association. The teachers' association met at Liberty October 1 5. T. W. Pafforcl conducted devotional services. .0. C. Vick delivered the address of welcome, which was responded to by T. W. Cult. The program was followed close ly, and the subjects were discussed with great interest. There being no one present to who'm the subject of "Arithmetic" was assigned, the president appointed I. C. Hubbs and McD. Neal on the subject. Resolutions were adc-pted thank ing the people of that community for their kind hospitality, etc. Mcl). Neal, V. C. Nunnery and 11. C L tley were appointed a com mittee on program. There being no turther business, the association adjourned to meet at Holladay Sat urday, November l'J, 1S98. 1). J. Allen, Yandella Holland, President. Secretary. Three one-year-old yearlings for sale. Apply to C. V. Ilawley. Take your eggs and chickens to B. C. Rushing. " One set extra heavy second-hand buggy harness for sale. Apply to C. V. Ilawley. It will pay you to call on B. C. Rushing and get his prices on dry goods, notions, groceries, etc. The prices are correct, and he is offer ing some fine bargains for the next 20" days. Residence for sale six rooms, conveniently located, good water, good garden, stables, etc. Pay ments reasonable. Apply at once to C. V. Ilawley. CoiiHseii'A Lightning I.luimont Ih the most penetrating liniment, in the world. It cures pain and inilannition of all kinds quicker than any other known remedy. 50 cents. Every bottle guar anteed. Sold by J. G. 1'resson. CASTOR! A For Infants and Children. Tfca Kind Ycu Have Always Bought Bears tho Signature of Counsen's Honey of Tar Is the best known remedy for con sumption, coughs, colds and throat and chest troubles. Every bottle is guaranteed. It is the best remedy for children. 25 and 50 cents, ror sale by J. G. Presson. "lirANTF.l)-Several trust worthy pcrnna In tV tliis stnte to manure our lin-iiiiess In thoir ownaiul nonrliy eoimtiis. it h iiiHinlyonicM work conrtiii'ti'd iit. liome. Siilarv straight ;hk) a war and expenses dt'linitc, IioiihIUIi-, no niore.no less Miliary, mommy s.o.- io'teimii'i's. lnclose sell alurrHt'il stamped enve lope, Herbert E. Hess, 1're.sHlent, Department M, ( iiieaito. PUBLIC SPt.AKlNO. The fol low ine, i , a lis? of pp.. int. incuts to:- .-peak in;;: T. W. Sites and J Sl.ga r Tree J'lles la V. .:n C. Nov i live at it Hoiladav Tie-day night. ! S. L. !'ei h r at CoNburgb. Kiit it nr. (lav IHr t); r .f S. D. lV-l-l 1 T. W. Cliff at Dva I'rid'iv ni-lit, November I Tom C.'Rve and A. V. lishl.e at Cou li's Cliapt 1 Saturday i.U'lit. November .1. Tom C. Rye and D. G. Hudson at Picu'.unt Valley Mciid iy vd-ht, O.tob.-r.H. D. G. Hn - m.,i ii!, l W. P. Cara w:iy at Ibine-' Jvhji-hi'f" Tues day ni.-.ht. November J. J. A. CSenunl at Chalk Level Saturday night, November f. D. G.'jludion and T. W. Cef at i'ancf'H St.!.'v,!.!ioti.,e on Saturday niu'ht, November 5. T. W. Cull n; Hull' Vall-y on ThnrMlay night, Noemb.." .'!.' IN-erybody is invi!rl, ?!: ladies especially. H. I). On i.e. O. W. IliT.nr-, Chairman. Secretary. 1IIOM HOI I.AU.U, llellli.r eol r. i)(;!lilrll .e j A. M. Tucker went to Rock port Tuesday. Mrs. J.D. Utley, of Greenfield, is visiting relatives here. A. L. Bonds made u business trip to Buena ista Saturday. E. H. Wood and Miss Josie Lawtoti were at Camden Monday. M. P. Quinn, of Westport, wag mingling with friends here Satur day. Mks Hessie Cole, of Buena Vista, is visiting relatives here this week. C. A. King and daughter, Miss Ida, visited relatives at Hunting don last week. L. M. "Williams and Henry "Har ris, of Poplar Springs, were in our midst Sunday. A. II. Pritchard. W. S. Morgan and W. F. Harrison paid Camden a visit Sunday. J. A. Woods, of McLefnoresville, attended the Holladay-Woods mar riage here Sunday. W. T. King and A. C. Hilliard visited relatives near Huntingdon Saturday and Sunday. Register II. C. 'PanorCl and Cir cuit Clerk L. R. Watson, of Cam den, were here Monday. Our enterprising merchant, A. H. Pritchard, is having an exten- sion ouilt to tne Harris store house, into which he will move his stock of goods in the immediate future. Two very "beautiful marriages were consummated at the Chris tian Church last Sunday morning at 10 o'clock in the presence of numerous friends, the contracting parties being U. B. Bond and Miss Cora Wood and O. D. Holladay and Miss Lei a Woods. Rev. G. M. Leslie, in beautiful and impres sive ceremonies, pronounced the words that made them husbands and wives. After the ceremonies had been performed Mr. Bonds and bride repaired to the home of WT. L MeKeel, where an excel lent dinner awaited them, while Mr. Holladay aud wife went to the home of Dr. W. B. Leslie' where a table groaning under the weight of almost everything calculated to tempt the appetite of man, greeted their eyes. Immediately after par taking of a sumptous repast Mr. Bonds and wife departed for a few days sojourn in the Rock City, and the following xlay Mx Holladay and bride left for a few days visit, to relatives .at McLemoresville. The grooms are meu of sterling qualities, strict integrity and are possessed of excellent business qualifications, Mr. Bonds, having until recently, conducted a success ful mercantile business at this place. The brides are cultured and refined young ladies, possess ing happy and lovely dispositions. We join in congratulating them and hope their whole married life will be as beautiful, as cloudless, and illuminated as much by the light of love as was the day illu minated by the light of the King of Day upon which they took their sacred vows. Holladay, October 2G.