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r ,r "TT" 1 ' i LLLd i 1 I Vol. XVII I. No. 21. CAMDEN. TKNN.. FRIDAY. MAY'S. 180'.). Whole No. 107 wt WJLJL PULLED FOR FIGHTING. .! Sny!r hikI C, II. Siillivnn right hfre I.wit Tiimdiiy, The qiiu-ttulo of mir litllf town was rudely disturbed Tuesday by a difficulty between Job Snyder, an old man and brother of Mrs. Har riet Fanner, and C. II. Sullivan. From the best' information we could get the difficulty grow out of a dispute over an account alleged to bn duo Sullivan, and Snyder, who is a one-armed man, struck Sullivan in the face with his stub. Friends interfered, and Sullivan left the saloon, of Dwyer fc Co., where the troublo began, and see u red a gun, but fortunately ho could secure no shells. Coming upon Snyder,, who was seated in front of Beaton & Aiu derson'sealoon, Sullivan struck him viiv ijuu, it-iiii: mill iu, uis luiees, and followed the old man info the saloon striking him as they went. Frank Beaton caught Sul livan and held him until tho old man could get outside. At this moment Marshal Flow ers appeared upon the scene, and took Sullivan in charge. t They plead guilty before the re corder and each of them was fined S5 and cost; It was thought that tho old man's injuries were quite serious, but he is able to be on tho streets. Both parties were drinking. KENTON SEMINARY.. This is commencement week at Benton Seminary, and the exercises Wednesday night and last night proved unusually interesting. The orations and recitations wero excel lent, and the students presented several good, plays. The program to-night includes "The Deacon," a very popular, drama. The Claude tludson concert band is furnishing miFoic for the occasion. TEACHERS' ' ASSOCIATION. . The Benton County Teachers' Association met at Flatwoods May 20, 1890. Invocation by Rev. N. JL Waters. Welcome address by Uncle Tom Pafford. The following resolutions were introduced by D. G. Hudson and adopted: Whereas, it being the spirit and inten tion of the public school laws of this State to give to each child the same nuni bJf'of school dajs, and Whereas, Under the present manage ment of tho schools in this county it is almost impossible to do so, as tho teach ers employed receive different salaries; therefore, be it Resolved, by the teachers' association of the county of Benton- assembled, That j out tho law, that the school directors bo requested to meet and employ the teachers of their respective districts as soon as possible for the year 1899. And that for each year thereafter they meet on or before the first Monday in June and employ their teachers, and to " d to the county superintendent a list A the teachers employed together with a schedule of salaries paid per month, so that the county superintendent can make she prorata before tlie schools begin. Be it further resolved, That these res Diutionsbe spread upon the minutes and J i copy furnished the county papers for Mw'ication. The regular program was taken ip, and there was general interest aken in the discussion of the sub ects. j At noon the association adjourn d for an hour, and all enjoyed the 'inner prepared for them. J " 3t motion was made that all should ike The Camden Ciiuoxicle so 'iey could see the program and repare for tho same, which was l(?.n'(l, with tho following amend ment: That all who put up an cx- euso when they are put on tho pro- am should be lined 25 cents. J. T. Hill, T. W. Cuff and V. C. unnery were appointed a com mi t- 'o on resolutions. N. 11. Waters, B.Anderson and Haso Brooks ere appointed to prepare the pro gram for the nest meeting. Appropriate resolutions were in roduced by the committee, on res dutions aud adopted thanking the people of Fl.itwoods for their kind lospitality, and especially the la lien for tho excellent dinner furn shed. There being no other business, the association adjourned to meet at Big Sandy June 17, 189!. W. D. CoopEit, J. A. Allen, President. Secretary. FUNEKAL OK OAV1IJ PAFIOU1). The relatives, friends and old ac- quaintancesof Uncle David Pafford deceased, to tho number of several thousand people, gathered at Pilot Knob, in the tenth district, Sunday, a large number going from here. It was the request of Mr. Pafford before his death a few months ago, that, his funeral be preached on the summit of Pilot Knob, and this re quest was carried out Sunday by Rev. N. R. Waters in an able aud impressive sermon. Basket dinner was served on the ground, which was free to everybody. Though not generally known Pi lot Knob is of some historic note, having been used as a signal station during the war of the sixties. It is situated nearly a mile west of Tennessee River and about 2 miles below Johnsonville, and from- its summit the observer can get a good view of the country for miles in every direction. SOUTHERN TELEPHONE COMPANY. The stockholders' meeting May the 1G at Camden was called to or der by the president at 1.30 p. m., and the minutes of the last meeting was read and adopted. Also a re port of the financial standing of the company was adopted. The stockholders then went into the election of directors for the en suing year, and W. Caraway, D. J. Cooper, G. W. Baker, G. C. Camp, S. W. Lockhart, J. R. Herrm and U. A, Potts wero elected. W. Car away was re-elected president, and U. A. Potts secretary and treasurer. It was agreed to permit Dr. J. B. Florence to build a line from his residence to Eggville,to connect by switch, etc. The question of making combi nation rates and the question of chartering the line were deferred until the lines now building are completed, when there will be a call meeting to consider the question of taking out a charter for all the lines under one name. After adopting a resolution to furnish The Camden Chronicle with a copy of these proceedings, the meeting adjourned. W. Cabaway, U. A. Potts, President. Secretary.. A force of men was put to work on the streets Friday, and some re pair work is being done. A por tion of the chain arrangement for hitching was removed, but the work on the square has been of an ex perimental nature,, so to speak. It is understood that the county court will forbid the permanent removal of the hitching arrangement. If you want a good second-hand sewing machine, apply at once to (X W, Ilubbs. LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. "Tho Deacon," at Barton Semi nary to-night. It. W. Spencer is out again after a few days illness. R. W. Lindsey, of Faxon, was in the city last Friday. The little child of Jesse Lagoro is very sick this week. Allie B. Combs, who wag ill last week, is convalescent. II. A. Phifer, of Claud, was here yesterday on business. Fuqiui Rushing, of Henry Coun ty, was here Saturday. R. P. Haley is indisposed this week with rheumatism. Justice J. II. Hudson, of Bristow, was in tho city Tuesday. Miss Callie Bane is very sick at the home of C. O. Ilubbs. Miss Bessie Hudson has been quite sick, but is some better. A letter from Coxburgh was re ceived too lato for publication. . J. B. Bowles, of Big Sandy, was in town on business yesterday. Miss Bama Garrett was very ill yesterday, but not seriously so. J. W. Bateman is making new improvements on his residence. Vance Iliggs is spending a few days with homefolks at McKenzie. Children's day at the Methodist Church will be held Sunday, June 1. Bernice, little daughter of L. M. Presson, has been sick several days. Next Sunday is the appointment here of Rev. W. C. Greer, of Paris. Prof. D. G. Curd and Ike Stag ner, of Big Sandy, spent Saturday here. It is estimated that wheat will hardly average half a crop in this county. After an illness of two weeks, Mrs. J. E. Totty is able to be out again. Bob Pierce and Marion Davis, of Big Sandy, were here on business Wednesday. The case of Duncan Wheatley will come up in the circuit court at Paris next week. Virgil Holland, who is employed at the FIollow Rock roller mills, is at home with a cut foot. Ex-Sheriff W. A. Lashlee is laid up for repairs this week, having a painful boil on his arm. W. E. Rogers, of Holladay, who travels for a Paducah grocery firm, was in the city Wednesday. The Issue has been removed to this place from Hustburg, and will be set up by Vance J. Iliggs. We congratulate our neighbor, P. J. O'Reilley, on the arrival of a fine boy at his home Sunday. Dr. F. G. Hudson is having new and extensive building improve ments made at his home place. Vach Rushing, W. P. Caraway, J. H. Moses and Holden Rushing, of Big Sandy, were hf Sunday Berry Ilubbs returned rom Mid dle Tennessee Friday, and joined his wife at Hollow Rock for a few days. MissMollie Mattice has returned from Nashville, where she has been employed as saleswoman in a dry goods store. H. M. Townsend informs us that he has killed 2G out of 30 snakes seen from April 10 to May 10, ant: it was not a good month for snakes either. Who can beat it?. Marriage licenses have been is sued by County Clerk G. B. Greer to Dan Agee aud Minnie Akers, G M. Hinson and Mattie Weatherly Edward Wilson and Francis Phifer, Rev. M. V. Utley subscribed for two copies of The Chkonicle Sat urday, sending ouo to his brother in Arkansas. County Clerk G. B. Greer ispent several days last week on his river farm, where he is making substan tial improvements. U. A. Potts has a force of work men engaged this week in putting up the telephone lino from here to Claud and including Eva aud Way. Connection will be made herewith other county lines which center at Camden. Thefuneral of Uncle John Moore was preached at Shiloh Sunday by Rev. J. B. Bnshart. About seven hundred people were present, one of the largest gatherings at that place for years. J. J. Weatherly and family, of Eva, visited the family of ex-Sheriff W. A. Lashlee Sunday, and Mrs. Weatherly and little daughter re mained their guests until Tuesday, when they returned home. The citizens of the town will be glad to learn t hat the Camden Cem etery will soon be enclosed with a new fence. The work has been de-J layed year after year, but Rev. N. R. Waters has accepted the con tract and the fence will be com pleted at once. Miss Mattie Bush, daughter of Sam Bush, of the Liberty commun ity, died last Friday evening, of consumption, aged about 17 years. The interment took place at Flat- woods Cemetery Saturday. Burial services were conducted by Rev. N R. Waters. We extend sympathy to the bereaved family. Wo received a pleasant call last Friday from Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Thompson, of Cooley's Landing, During the recent Friday storm their dwelling was lifted from tho foundation, but fortunately no se rious damage was done to it. It has been only a few months since the store of Mr. Thompson was damaged during a rain storm. Owing to the unusual rush Sat urday Travis & Hudson were una ble to supply the demand for bread. The profit on bread is so small that a few loaves left on the shelves meaus a loss of profit on the entire lot. A member of tho firm visits every house in town twice a week and those who desire bread have only to give their order and it will be delivered promptly. Quite a number from here have engaged passage by steamer from Johnsouville to Pittsburg Landing, leaving Sunday night by Steamer Clyde, to attend decoration day at Shiloh the 30th. Clerk aud Mas ter D. G, Hudson is making up the party, which will include Misses Pearl Arnold, Ola McDaniel, Ha Lashlee and Mesdames E. M. Mc Auley and Dora McAuley. Mrs. J. W. Rowe was notified by telegram Monday evening of the death of her husband at the home of his daughter near Dollar, in Car roll County, and she left for that place Tuesday morning. The in terment took place near Dollar on Tuesday. Mr. Rowe was a highly esteemed citizen and neighbor, and his death is regretted here. We join in extending condolence to the bereaved relatives. The entire stock of goods of G. W. Arnold, consisting of Shoes, Dry Goods and a general line of merchandise, is now being sold at cost. D. G. Hudson, Trustee. TO CUKE A t'Ot IN ONE DAT Tnke Laxative Bromo Oulmtie Tablets. A'l rtrnir cits refund monev if it fails to cure. 25e. The genuine L. ii. Q. on each tablet. FROM DIG SANDY. Janif'3 At( hi'-'on has rrturned to Elizabeth, Miss. G. W. Baker and 11. A. Caraway went to Paris Monday. S. Davidson and family, -of Fax on, j, pent Sunday hero. Mus Mabl Maiden, t)f Camden, is visiting relatives here. W. P. Caraway gpent a few days with houu folks last week. Several couples took in children's day at Crooked Creek Sunday. The lecture given by W. T. Bun dick on "Intemperance" Monday night was well received. Several couples expect to attend the closing exercises of Professor Cooper's school at Camden Friday night. Mrs. Richardson and family and Misses Marie Goodin and Mary Floyd and Messrs. R. A. Luteraud R. A. Goodin attended divine ser vices at Manleyville Sunday. N. N. Nichols and wife were call ed to Stewart Sunday by the death of a brother of Mrs. Nichols. We extend to the bereaved relatives the sympathies of the community. Big Sandy, May 23. FROM WAY. Special correspondence. The telephone line to Camden will be completed by Saturday. Miss Ha Pafford, of Camden, is visitir.g relatives .nd friends here this week. Miss Addie Gardner, of Union City, is visiting her brother, B. L. Gardner, of this place. Rev. L. C. Deshaxo will preach here next .Sunday. Everybody is invited to come and hear him. A large crowd from here attend ed the funeral of Uncle David Paf ford on the Pilot Knob Sunday. The teachers' association at Flat- wo'ods Saturday was largely attend ed, and a nice time reported by all. J. F. "W esson, of Humphreys, who has been staying here with his sister, Mrs. Gurtie Gardner, left for home Saturday. Way, May 23. FROM DANVILLE. Special correspondence 1 Farmers are still busy planting corn. Walter Wheatley, of Savannah, is here on business. John Sykes got his house and everything he had burned up re cently. The funeral of Mr. McKinnon will be preached at Bethlehem the second Sunday in June. Frank Lockman fell from a flat car standing on the river trestle a few days ago. His collar bone was fractured and his shoulder was se riously injured. It was John Collier who received a shock at the same time that O. H. Akers was killed by lightning re cently. He was severely injured, but will recover. Danville, May 23. HACK FKOiU THE PHILIPPINES. Tom Farmer, an old Camden boy, arrived here Monday evening, com ing direct from Manila via San Francisco. He enlisted while in Texas in the Twenty-third (regu lar) Infantry about a year ago, aud was sent to the Philippine Islands in October. He has seen active service on Luzon around Manila, and wa3 at Cebu sometime. He received an honorable discharge in April and was sent home on the first transport coming to the States. He has not seen the First Tennes see Regiment boys since they went to Iloilo.