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VoiI"xix' lfT CAMDEN, TENN.. Ill I DAY. SEPTEMBKU 22, 1WX W':"rr jll
LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. Mrs. J. W. Bateman in recover
in" from an indisposition of several
Prof. W. D. Cooper reports good days.
progress in his school
It. h. lingers has gone to Tipton
ville to try his fortunes.
er, of Sugar Tree, were down on
business tho tirnt of tho week.
Jackson Frazier and boh, Fred,
of llolladay, wero hero Tuesday.
Wyly and Otto Coble, Dr. 15. 13.
Burnett, J. D. Itico and Bud A all;
A dance was given at the homo
of J. Harris Wyly Monday evenin
Tolbert Hollingsworth has ac
cepted a position with Bud Hush
In tti UiiniiiiK f tl Iloni" of C. M. Ilnl
Iry on lUnlong YVlncIiy.
Carpenters are in demand hero.
They are all busy, and it in impos
sible to secure the services of one
unless you arc ono of the fortunate
ones who havo them employed.
I. C. Hubbs, who was compelled
to dismiss his school at Morns
Chapid last week on account of lll
iii'hm. in able to bo out a train. Ho
will probably resume teaching next
Daniel Childress, of Ralston, was
tho guest of Will S. Corbitt and
family yesterday. Daniel is an old
Camden boy, and he has a host of
It. L. Bridges has gone to the friends here who are always glad
Nashville market to buy , Ins tali to see him.
goods. Judtro L. E. Davis has been oc-
J. W. Murphy, of Huntingdon, cupied this week with saving a fine
was hero Monday on professional crop of hay. Judge Davis is just
business. as good a farmer as he is 3 udge, and
Miss Banmia Garrett has return- bo knows how to 44 make hay while
ed homo from an extended visit in the sun shines."
Kentucky. Itev. N. II. Waters will hold ser-
Thenew addition, to the dwell- vices next Sunday, as follows: At
ing of J. G. Hudson will soon be Morris Chapel in the torenoon;
completed. Cowells Chapel in the aiternoon,
t,i. t .i c nr.. find ijfinnlen hunuavevenintr. oer-
jjouise, uie nine uaugmer 01 xui. 1 -
and Mrs. W. A. Yarbrough, is very vices at the usual hour.
lick with fever. J-11 an interview Saturday with
mi. t. t? Wnfonn rjN.T. Holland, of Flat woods, whose
turned yesterday from a business pome was recently destroyed by
trip to llolladay.
Marshal E. G. Flowers and llev.
N; It. Waters went to Paris yester
day on. business
Hon. J. A. Clement was called to
the ninth district Wednesday, and
fire, he stated that his loss was about
as follows: On buildings, $1,200;
household effects, furniture, farm
machinery, etc., $1,G50; total loss,
$2,850. Insurance, $2,000.
We learn that quarterly meeting
at Cowell's Chapel was a decided
n.irl fllA crnnA lwliPB of that hosoit-
o Gillespie &.Dwyer's -saloon and ablQ community furnished an ex
Fuller's barber shop.., rAllpnf flmnar. ftathpvalwavsdoon
Miss Lou Clement has returned I similar occasions, which added to
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home from a visit, to relatives ana the enjoyment of the occasion.
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trienas on .uick. wee,, The proceedings of the teachers'
A. M. Spicer and family visited ass0ciation at llolladay Saturday
near Camden this week, returning were received too late to publish in
to Springville Tuesday. f u but it was an interesting gath-
G.F. Bateman and wife, of Bust- ering though there was a small
burg, were called here yesterday by attendance. The next meeting will
the illness of his mother. be at Harmons Creek October 13.
The Claud Hudson Concert Baud The committee on program is D.
is practicing every night, and will B. Gossett, John II. llolladay and
r,nmi be in excellent shape. Miss Donna Ward.
Mrs. Dora McAuley has returned . W. D. Wheatley writes from the
from an enjoyable visit to her sis- State penitentiary that he is fore
terr Mrs. J. H. Hives, at Tullahoma. man of the painting division in the
.1 r 1 rnn foundry department, and will like-
UUlte a nuuiuci : uavo ucou 4 - iivii tt
. f, f TiTola ly he promoted bookkeeper. He
, 1i,i: -.iai says the prison officials are very
unapei. fa - .g
y h . . tt that he hopes to receive a pardon
W illiam 13easiey,or uarum sy to die and be
18 visiting relatives nere, anu win
take his mother, Aunt Cat Beasley,
home with him.
Mrs. I. N. Wilson is dangerously
ill, due to a severe attack of pneu
Tho two children of C. M.Hatley,
who resides near Allen's Mills, on
Birdsong Creek, were burned to
death last Wednesday.
The news of their horrible death
was told us yesterday by an uncle
of the children, John ilatley, sr
It se( ms that Mr. C. M. Ilatley,
better known, perhaps, as "Clem"
Ilatley, was at work at the time in
a field probably a half mile from
Mrs. Ilatley had gone out to as
sist her husband, leaving the two
children both boys, one a baby
and the other about four years old
in charge of the housekeeper, a
Mrs. Smith, an aged woman who
has been with the family nearly
The house caught fire in some
manner, and, according to tho state
ment of tho housekeeper, she rush
ed out to sound tho alarm, leaving
the children alone in the house.
When Mr. Ilatley reached his
home it was falling in, and though
frantic efforts were made to rescue
his children, he had arrived too
late; the two little ones had per-
islmd in the flames. Before tho
building had been entirely con
sumed Mr. Ilatley, aided by neigh
bors, succeeded in recovering the
charred body of the boy.
It is said that the baby was on
the floor about the center of the
room and the boy away at play in
tho yard when Mrs. Smith rushet
out and told the boy to go and stay
with the baby, and they perished.
Judging from the position of the
body when found, the little fellow,
frightened at the roaring, crackling
mass of flames, crawded beneath a
bed as a means of safety, while the
innocent babe, helpless and unable
S. F. Baker went to Huntingdon
ast week to seo Dr. Wright, under
whom he will probably take treat
Tho protracted meeting begins
at Baker's Chapel next Sunday, and
the school at that place has been
suspended two weeks.
JessH Wyatt has had the misfort
une to lose his saw-mill plant by
fire the B.-cond time within the last
eleven months. About -1 o'clock
hist Saturday morning the mill was
discovered to bo on fire. The shed
was then falling in, and n number
of people were soon on the scene
and worked heroicly to save the
lumber. The entire mill and on
stack of lumber was destroyed.
TheloHS is estimated at $1,000. Mr.
Wyatt had sold the mill to a Mr.
Troutman, and was to give posses
sion September 25. It is a ques
tion as to who will bear the loss.
The origin of the fire is unknown.
Some claim that it is the work of
an incendiary, while others assert
that it caught from the engine.
Greenbrier, September B).
FIIOM I'OSTOAK GKOVJE.
I n nrlifll fTtlVA ll 1 111 fl bl flW
r.fnllnw Ins little brother even had .. ,
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realized the danger togeuier
with their feeble cries of pain, they
breathed their last in a fiery f urn
ace! Can anything be more hor
monia. We also learn inai, uieir
little child is very sick.
P. Melton, the genial proprietor
of the Melton House, and his nephew,-Bud
Melton, spent a few days
in. Nashville this week.
Big excursion to Nashville Sep
tember 28, round trip fare from
Camden $2.25, tickets good to re
turn on all regular trains up to Sat
The friends of Mrs. J. J. Bate
man will learn with regret that her
health does not improve. She has
not been so well for several days,
and was worse yesterday."
Chancery court will meet here
next Monday, and Clerk and Mas
ter D. G. Hudson and deputy, Guy
Hall, lntve been busy this week tak
ing depositions and getting every
thins in readiness for the coming
of Chancellor Aberuathy. There
are some important cases to be tried
and it may take all of next week to
dispose of the docket.
A few cases of sore eyes have ap
peared in this locality.
Autumn is here and we are en
joying pleasant weather.
Charlie Hudson, of Gardner, is
visiting in this community.
The cemetery at this place was
put in good condition last Friday.
Prof. C. C. Yick has dismissed
his school here for a month on ac
count of picking cotton.
Bev. II. L. Markham will preach
here next Sunday at 11 n. m. Sun
day school at 9.30 a. m.
Miss Maud llobbs, a charming
young lady of Lexington, visited
in this community last week.
Uncle Harvey Presson was seri
ously injured by a wagon running
Kiyular cnn("iiwiill iiri' )
Mm. .1. F. Dowdy m lveovonng
from a severe attack .f ft ver.
A small crowd went to Na.-hvilln
Saturday night on an excursion.
Miss Myrtle Pierce has n tune-d
home after an extended visit at
Misses Ida imd Jennie Ph-rce, t
McKenzie, are visiting friend and
relatives here this week.
Miss Lula Alsup is quite hick
from fever. Her many friends wish
for her a npeedy recovery.
Cotton has commencd coming
in. The first loads werc received
last Saturday by W. Caraway.
J. II. Wyatt had the misfortune
to loso his saw-in ill by lire la-t Sat
urday night. Quite it lot of lum
ber was also destroyed.
J. II. Davis and family, oMowa,
left for their home Tuesday, after
a pleasant visit to il.e family of his
brother, Uncle Jake Davis.
Protracted meeting began at the
Methodist Church Sunday night.
Brother Moore is assisted by J lev.
T. P. Clark, of the Murray circuit
John B. Scruggs, of Holhulay, is
down for a few days. The boys are
glad to seo John, as they-have a
lasting remembrance of his prowess
as a ball player with the old llolla
Big Sandy, September 20.
Postoak Grove, September 19.
FROM CHALK LEVEL.
Walter Parker is very sick this
Mrs. G. B. Cherry is very low
W. B. Collier has gone to Paris
Bud Nance has been very sick,
but is better.
Miss Sophia Wyun has returned
from a visit at Erin.
Mrs. D. C. Couch, of Greenneld,
is here on a visit to relatives.
Mrs. Effie Hushing visited rela
tives at Big Sandy last week.
Hon. J. A. Clement, of Camden,
was here on professional business
buried by his baby on Crooked
Just as we were going to press
last Friday morning we learned of
the death of the little daughter o
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Bridges at an
earlv hour the same morning. The
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interment was at Camden Ceme
tery- We deeply sympathize wit
the bereaved parents in the loss o
their sweet little girl. The little
floweret that bloomed for a short
while in the happy home has been
transplanted to that Eternal Home
W. C. Davis of this place visited
his brother at Big Sandy last week,
at which pi ace he met another broth
er whom he had not seen in-35 years.
This brother was a boy of five or six
years of age at the close of the war.
His father was killed by bushwack-
ers and the mother with the little
fellow went North, and he finally
drifted to Iowa, where he lives now
a prosperous farmer, and this is the
first time he has been in this section
since his childhood. It was quite
an event for thebrothers, which they
will long remember with pleasure.
Carroll County Democrat..
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llCKiuar corresiioiiviuiicu.j .
a 1 ?a in full Inct. Olliuiuav.
l i i fA,:fa . i vi Uncle Jack Wynn says no Kiiieu
A watch dog, a great favorite in tins locality. . . , . . ,
...... . . . . tm.io amnvrola in nilA T.rftft Rllfl nilft
The meeting at Mount JUonah T " ' . ,
, . . , -ii -4.1x1 , -i i sciuirrel near the trunk which was
the last, and perished with them, dosed Sunday evening. T , A . . a, ,
1 .. . . . .. . - 4-,, , ,r, i.n f.f.L ,,, 4 1Q frAA Sntnriinv.
liCU III WHO lilOU 1 11 VJ i-l luuu JLVllOO OJCIUO UUOHlH "oiivu .. . . . . . -t
Wl nPrihprl in the fire. Mnf Mnrkl, firmdav, Evidently the last squirrel wanted
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was a strong sentiment in favor of by the farmers of this locality. My rUe, the 11-year-old daughter
. . . .... J . A V nnrl DaIir Alchisnn died
i.1 ; 41, .nnen rnonoi- Itltn t.llOl T 17 U,imnVO M'l I I Ol'flCt. 11 T1PW " ' A
a t:. 4- ,minV,ami .1 11: 4ha namAen nurl Hnnl. oaiumay cveuiug, ol uSCDhu.
c e l.. 1-4. .: ,.i , t i: ,1 ine intermenc was ai iue vrooii.eu
place 01 safety, uuu vvi&ci wuudci ey s HBUUing iunu. . a i
n i aA r-Vn w;Mm nT1fi Mnv Creek burymg-ground on Sunday
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no doubt those who even thought Clayton and W. D. Nunnery and y -
J 0 . 1 II T? Allan nF Rl n rn h vsnnrn 1 .
rible a deed feel thankful that it meeting at Manly ville Sunday. - " -"
was only a thought. It is said that Chalk Level, September 19. f n old e J Crek by lf for
jure. Diunu- wi u.u 1 MTT.T.TVF.nv opknino. It i. JnHaa
.... a, Pi. I vx " . I1UW VVeeii-S UCID iini iciauntotiuu
ttie CUllUreU. Olio wna mtonvaiu
found wandering along the high
at nnntrpll has iust re- old friends. He has a good posi-
way in an almost demented condi- turned from the eastern markets tionwith the Baltimore and Ohio
x- ,1m Uo nnrMiHfid ft com- nauiuciu nu iuai ' puitc.
HOI1. lYIicxu ox.u x .1
TriE CnEONlCLE joins in extend- plete and beautiful line of the very iev. u. x. .uauieney arnveu
ing sympathy to the bereaved par- latest designs in Millinery, Dress here Tuesday from Kentucky to
ents in their hour of trouble. Goods and JNotions. .Ladies anu
PLUrlrpn's Wrans a SDecialtv. review some oc tne scenes or nappy
Khorepnectfullvinvitesher many boyhood. Mr. Matheney informs
nr: i: i, w ;o friprids and customers through The us that to-day is the first time he
., k nnnt riort a V. HrPPr Chronicle to call and become con- has set foot on Benton County soil
t 4 th.i rwi;,m I?,, vinced as to quality and prices. in 33 years. He was reared nere,
( inpnuiL' begins eunesuny, oeu- nnt ieil lusc as ne urew to tiiau
v tr o n I
tember 20, and continues for one hood, and this is his first visit to
week. his old home. He
Mus. M. M. Castrell, has wrought many changes in the
Big Sandy, lenn. appearance of the neighborhood
' " " Faxon, September 11
btave bolt makers auu goou tuums
G. W. Bucy, of Springville, was
here last. week.
The Barnes school was opened
ht 1. 1 TXT 1? W,.4f
xuonuay uy u. . i 1 i . .
A Q,i,l fi T ITorrin and Lan- can tret steady work at good wages I waut to buy stave and cross-tie
i 'r.' ... f i).),-! (Alnv hv nnnlviucr to W. P. Parker, Sun- timber in the woods. Parties hav-
UOll 1 It'SSUU YICJIU 1J jluiio iu-vii.j. -v ftr-J- o .
I rw- TITTT '1 1 C " A 1- 4 wk fa 1 1
A.. N. Lindsey and D. G. Curd,
of Big Sandy, were here a few days
ago on business.
The county teachers' association
can prepare now for a warm dis
cussion of. the new text book law.
j "i'fj'-o I
rise, Tenn., or W. F. Stone, Kim- hng such wiH J0 well to see me be-
mins, Tenn., at once, lhey have fore closing out with others
four stave mills running and can igog pu ,. Bridge?.
give work to those wanting a good
iob. Pav each Saturday.
Cnrf & Wymoxd Co.
When yon are in town come in
and see us.
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