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rn ? 1 II I i ""TP' 1.1 1 1 I 11 1 1 4 il SJ il Vol. XIX. No. IP. CAMDEN, TKNN.. FltlDAY. OCTOBER HO, 1890. .Witou No. t I 7 1 i ,1 1 i 1 s I should havo written you before. I did not know wharo a letter might find yo Ikbt. lint I now take my pen in hand to drop you a few lines to inform you of tho death of your own 1 i v i ii -r Uncle Kninnatric. Ho dido very suddenly after n long ill- uchu of six inonths. Poor man, ho euttYred a grate deal. Ho lay a long tine in convulsious, perfectly tuiet and tspachleea, and all tho tirao en quiring for water. I am very much at loss to tell yo what his death was occasioned at, but tho doctor thinks it wan by his last sickness, for he was not woll 10 days during his confinement. His ";o you know as well as . I do. Ho was 15 LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. THE MANNA FUND. It in evident that considerable . alarm is felt in Administration cir . cles a to tiio probable outcome of tho 'November elections, and tho .employe:! of tho Federal Govern (. ment.aro being called upon tocon- tributo to the Mark II anna er.m .paign fund. AV. F. u 13 urd ell, treasurer of tho finance committee of tho Ohio State Republican executivo committee, (Columbus, 0., is sending out cir cular letters , requesting contribu tions. OfUcials and clerks in post- .. offices, , rpvouuo collectors' offices, custodians of public buildings, etc., 1 jUKt are me principal suojeciH or uilwj Vf!r, oltl lftst March iaclc;11!r U ihn t1ulfTw1iKfl.,Vf, inRf. RIimW missives. ,rmi,c. Tf v iiV,i ,-n n.;a , 1 LAMJ LLXJ LiiJ Il V! uuu ilUU mi llllO T1 J - J 1 1 1 ISO aonux every posimasier in iuo t- h ld , been'deadfi county; has been remembered .in montbs jurst I enclose ye $10 Marshal E. 0. Flowers went to Big Sandy yesterday. Milua llerndon, of B;g Sandy, was in tho city yesterday. J. A. Clement, jr., of Enloo, ia visiting Camden relatives. . Nell, little daughter of Tom C. ltye, is very sick this week. Mrs. M. Fry and child are visit ing relatives near Coxburgh. J. G. Dwyer and family returned from Tullahoma Wednesday. Mayor S. L. Feeler was in tho Rock City one day last week. Mis3 Mattie Clement , visited in , copy p? the circular sent to a post- :. master in this county : known to me. -X. would of ye not to brake the sale of this letter un- JSEYfS FUOM OKLAHOMA. V .SirA Democratic victory ,m tij 2 3 d fte h d jfc .Olno tins fall would curry with it almost . . , .. full control of the political machinery of ior wnicn rime ye win ue Deuer the btate, thus enabling. the oppoBition prepared for the sorroful noose. ".nmnof looo." "Write qmck. Mike Burn.' j cj A spesial session, of the legislature, called by a Democratic governor, would iutiif. i.lio Rfcnto. nr. dim o rPHRinhn.1 v..vv vw - n 1 It i t . . . purposes under tho apportionment .of 'in renewing his subscription to , 1000, thereby reducing the republican TlIE CHRONICLE V. A. Farmer, of representation, from this State in the nil , , - . . loweE house o ContrrW. and. perUaDs Oklahoma, sends us the following -endangering our majority in that body, information concerning that coun- These facta, it seems to us, will forcibly t d hich take th jib t AVe hopo you will. bo willing to eon- to publish: tribute to the legitimate expenses of tlio , "This is a fine country end it is , tain Republican supremacv. Jn this a 8a WWimg country. The av connection we desire to call your atten- erage yield of corn, which grows to. tion to An act to regulate and improve perf6ction, is 40 to 75 bushels. : approved January .16, 1883,.as well as M Tte cattle industry is one of the -tho.nJea promulgated by the President territory's many sources of profit. who have not the. law at hand, ween , close herewith an -extract therefrom, em bodying paragraps 5 and 6, of section 2; . and sections 11 to 15 inclusive; also sec i tiona 1, 2 and 3fof rule ol the civil - service commission, which bear specifi . r' cally oil the question, of political assess ments, and is generally on an extensive scale. You can go out here and see 12,000 or 15,000. head any time. "This country is. filling up rap. Mrs. A. J. Fuller was epiite eick Wednesday, but is some better. Uncle Charles Wedlestedt, o Big Sandy, was in the city Monday. Mrs, M. M. Dodson is visiting relatives at Huntingdon this week D. 1. Farmer and T. W. Farm er, of Claud, were up Wednesday Hon. J. A. Clement has been, a J3ig Sandy the grerier part of the week. . Carlos Finley has accepted a po sition at Hollow Rock "with Claud Hudson. ..Jphn A. Barnes,, of Big Sandy, better known as "Governor," was here Tuesday. Charley Wilson, of. Big Sandy, ia teaching a class in vocal music at Chalk-Hill. , J. D. Peeler, of Humphreys, has been visiting relatives and friends in old Benton. Rev. N. R. Waters and family are visiting relatives and friends near Murray, Ky. Lafayette Phifer, J. B, Davidson Miss Ida Bninia'r.whoha.sbern caching at Flatwood., i.s a guest of Mrs. D. J. Mcltao. Miss Brimm er was compelled to abandon her teaching for tho time being on ac count of bad health. J. G. Crocker, of Hollow Rock, has returned home after spending several days with his ton, Dorsey Crocker. The lattor is considera bly, better, and is able to alt up for a short while at a time. Among those who have recently come among ua is the family of W II. Meadow and G. C. McKelvey.of Waverly. Mr. Meadow has moved into the house previously occupied by O. P. Lashleo, who has moved to the third .district. The little child of Neal Williams who resides on Cypress Creek, diec last Sunday night, after a short ill ness. The interment was at Cow- ell's Chapel Cemetery- We extern' heartfelt sympathy and condolenca to the bereaved parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Ttr. Bateman, Mrs. Leona McDaniel, D. G. Hud- THE FIRST TENNESSEE. Mr. Cveede, of Mew York, pals' a much .appreciated tributo t tjirt First Tennessee RegU-.'Mt at e, mass-meetin'' a; JNashvillo J'.ii v night last week. Jtining fnj' lis wat he wiid: " Y on r Fi rr t ; . a i ( 'e 1 1 e i rn em does uoi belong to you hero an;" move than it does to a up ii: Nev York. I came from Omfiha in-. other day, .where . th.-y r vero wel coming lior;:o tiie First Nebraska, which, you know, was also v, ?it fighting regiment. On 9 plihe First Nebraskans told lie, 41 laid in-Uio trenches for. nearly two weeks right along-side of some Tennesscn boys, and I .will tell yoa tr.obe poya wuv the greak-st scrappers I ever came across. Thero was only onr trouble with them they .did iioc ...:it t wait for any orders; they wautea to be.6qrpping all tbe ti'P.o,"' TKOM l'OSTOAK lKOVU. idly in population. A man can get 1G0 acres of land for $1G, and has and Robert Mitchell, of Way, were You will observer that the Jaw, while seven years to pay $150 for it. 1 here' Wednesday. Dot prohibiting oflicers and employes ., TIia r (rront n,nt7 Tn;i;a . rr: aaji t t political purposes, provides that such here and tney are a very lazy class Creek, ia the guest of the family of contributions shall- not be made to any of people. They own the best land Hon. J, A. Clement. , federal officer or emnlove. or to any one ! ,i , -within a federal building or establish- m cue xerntory. The home of Lester Hudson at ent- Fo' this rsaaoo, and to avoid vi- " Charley, Hudson is here with jjuena Vista was destroyed by fire tTe eomS; 7oi flSii " TJ? J . Wednesday moruiug. branch of the campaign work, is made xul1 ia uumoru, aoouc seven- , tip of persons in no vise connected with teen miles from here and the term- the federal service. The members of i f i, ri - r fy n t i rn this-committee are acting on their own mal the. C K &G. R. R. This responsibility, tfnd -no one connected road is going on West, and I think with the federal service is in any way it will hit this place. If it does, it . concerned, directly or indirectly, m , , . , . . sending thio circular to federal officers Will be a big town. ather is prac- and employes. In sending us a contri- ticing law here, and is. very well -' bution, you will in no way violate any Eatisfie(J - . provision of the civil service law. - We i . are asking f orNvoluntary contributions " There are lots of cow boys here, . to assist in defraying the proper and an( they come in sometimes and , . lawful expenses of the campaign, and we , e n j i l ,i i - will be responsible for the Mooer-dis- Set ful1 aud slloot UP tQQ towu- i. tribution of any funds which may be en- -"I am going to get a cehtiped from making his annual settlement - trusted toHia. -and tarantula and send to you for with the State comptroller at Nash- ant bearing the result in Ohio this year pets. Give my regards to all the ville. hav? yoa the FatGJ ??,te!' ,of god PeoPle of Benton. I think After a few months residence at Dee Steele has moved to near iEtna, in Dickson County where he has accepted a good position. Mrs. Joe Gillespie and daughter, of Tullahoma, is spending a short time here with her husband. Mrs. J. E. Yarbrongh and little daughter, Miss Bessie, of Nashville, are visiting Camden relatives. Trustee J. T. Camp has returned soi, A. J. Fuller, W. T. Morris, W. A. Yarbrough, G. C. Camp, James Smith," 0. M. M. Harris, I. AV. Gib son, J. G. Presson, B. C. Rushing, J. B. Andersou and others attend ed the street carnival at Nashville .his week. . Wayne Rye, who left Camden ast winter to reside at , Mayfield, KyM,ha3 been spending a few days lore with relatives and old friends. Mr. Rye is in the pink of health, and expresses himself well pleased with his Kentucky home. J- He left for .Mayfield yesterday, accompa nied by Miss. Mattie, who has been spending several weeks in our midst The electric lights were turned on. Saturday night, and Camden turned, out to celebrate the event, The. hand enlivened the occasion with choice selections of music,'and the public square blosomed, forth like unto a city the :size of Nash ville or Memphis. Edgar" Totty, who- is in charge at the electric plant, is temporarily assisted by Harvey Garrett. 1900, and because of the fact that the . defeat, of his party in the President's home State,- would, be- heralded by tho . exposition as a rebuke to Ins adminis -tration, we hope you .will aid us in this .'Contest by sending as liberal a contribu- :. tion as you can'ahovd Please send remittances or make checks payable to the undersigned, who will ac V knowledge the same. Very respectfully, . W. F. JBtJRDELL, I Will come back about Christmas'' I Nashville Gus Tottv lias returned to Camden. There is no place like home, eh, Gus? Those charitably inclined should look after the wants of the destitute R. G. Hudson has just added to family named Rhine, who are now his stock a complete line of grocer- here on. the charity of the town. Going to paint jrour house? Get your Ready Mixed Paint at the Fry Drug Co. . It is strictly up to date. MIKE BUKNS' LETTISH ies, such as Bacon, Lard, Sugar, Treasurer, Coffee, Flour, Canned Goods, etc. Call on him when in search, of bar- ' 'Here is a letter that a railroad i- contractor informed the Kansas gains. Stave bolt makers and good teams City Star that it fell into his hands can get steady work at good wages when he was building a railroad by applying to W. P. Parker, Sun- eouth from Kausas City. rise, Tenn., or ,W F. Stone, 'Kim- Tf rna wriffon lift Bovs Viv n. rap- mins. Tenn.. at once. 'TIipv Viava tion hand, who, thinking he had not four stave mills running and can with orders to ove.out of town expressed himself correctly, handed give workto those wanting a good We are informed that the delay it over to his foreman for correc- Jou- J-ay Kau oaiuraay, After an extended visitof severa' weeks among relatives and friends here, Mrs. -Sara Flowers will leave cor morrow for her home at Nash ville. , .Two women peddlers were taken into custody by Marshal Flowers Monday. They were passed on to Sheriff Fry, who passed them on tion. The foreman took a copy of the letter, and in that way it fell . into the hands of the contractor, ' . End is as follows; -" My Dear Nephew I have not -Oher anything of ye-sens the last time I wrote ye. I have moved from the place whar I now live or of putting up all the street lights is due tq a lack of wire, which has been ordered. Meanwhile the bus iness houses are being illuminated Berry Hubbs and family, of Hol low Rock, spent a few days here with relatives this week. We un Y hen you are. intowa.ccm'e.indrstand that Mr. Hubbs contera CnEss & Wymond Co. . -Fresh Cabbage, Apples, Grapes, Bananas, Cheese, Onions, Bologna Sausage, at R. G. Hudsoa'c. .Call and see him. Regular corrKn()v:e.j Ruby, litJtl'? dauhtji- ofTlioma?v Lewis, is very sick. W. A. Wisemnri . reported pv. the sick listJiig week. J. II. Blakeley, who received e sunstroke about three veais uao, is no better. W. W. Hudson, who has been in bad health a long while is very lowv but we hope to see hiin out again. Frank .Johnson's . team ran away last week. No damage was done, except his wife was run over by a pumpkin in its chase across t.h wagon. " They have a good joke on one oi the hunters who engaged in .a for chase last week. On capturing the game hp picked it up, but oon die covered that it was a skunk. Postoak Grove, October 17. FKOHHAWLEY'S, IIUBBS-MOOOY. Rev. I. R. Hubbs and Miss Julia E. Moody-were. happily married at the home' of John Moody, 1 mile west of Mauley ville, last Monday at noon, Rev. WV A. Diggs officiat ing. . The attendants were: Miss Bertha McElyea and Bird Hubbs and Miss Lizzie McCullough and I. C. Hubbs. After partaking of a sumptuous dinner at the home of Mr. Moody, the bridal party left for-this, place where they were giv. en an elegant reception at the home of tha bridegroom's motherland brother. Rev. and Mrs. Hubbs left Monday night for Boulder, Mont., where the former has been pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, for the past two years, and before leaving they received many callers and were serenaded by tho local brass band. Rev. Mr. Hubb3 is a Benton County boy, a very able and eloquent minister, who is carv ing his way to - fame in the great Northwest. "Tlis bride is a charm ing young lady of refinement and many rare accomplishments, and is loved and esteemed by hosts of friends. V May -their life's journey together be one sweet dream of con tentment, peace and happiness. Regular .correspondence .2 Miss Luna'JIqllirjgaworth isEul f ering with -chilis. . Mrs. N. Wilson has returned from. Dry Creek where shehag. been .at tending the bedside oi her'.'f ather, Uncle Joe McKelvey, yhose health, is very iee"bl6. The Smith's College correspond., ent is advised to -study the condi tion of the laboring classes in this county. A great many parents have their children to help them, work, and a compulsory school law would be a curse to them. . In regard to the county courtj we" thhik it is composed of ,as good, -men "as ther are in the-, county r and- wo- believo that their - actions are -always - for th, best interests" of the- people. If the county court thinks it -besi to redistrict the county, 'we say let the good work go on, ,' In our opinion- -the present tax- rate is , high enougli. 1 . Hawley'S, October 1?. ' Best Brand Flour "White Rose" at R. G. Hudson's; only CO cents a sack. Try it A complete assortment of Ready Mixed Paints, just received by the Fry Drug. Cc. tl The' stock of general merchan dise belonging to the -late firm' of Chambers &. Williams at Hollow Rock,- which was cold to the high est bidder Saturday, was bought by Claud Hudson, who will rnove tc that place and continue the business. " Choice line ci yolmccc, etc., kept always on hand, at R. G. Hudson's. The city 'council' of Boliver -has levied a tax of 25 cents en theSlOC to pay the interest on bonds issuec for school purposes -cud to create & sinking fuud to redeem the bonds at maturity. - Bacon, Lard, Fioin'; Sugar j Scdi. CoL"ee, etjv, icst- at -EL G. Iiudson'e.