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t ! V i t 1 1 1 1 1 i JL 4 ? V '4 j' L. '-h. Vol. XIX. No. 21. CAMDEN, 'J'KNN., FRIDAY, NOVO! BHll 21. ls'.i'.i. Wiiou; No. t' ill:! ivlJl miY DRUG COMPANY, LOCAL AND PERSONAL NEWS. W o rej a OiCf will I'M VJ, i others tha 1 I'M Wlii tBeV. us next ifti i ilfl fc5 if mm .41 feji -A I I'LL MNE OF- Toilet jltticleo, f effoneri, Soaps & Orinpts' SuMe East Side Public Square, CAMDEN, TEN N , . Everything is New, Pure i Fresh. t'iiEgcniPTioNS Accurately Compounded at All Hours, Day and Night. Next Day. R. G. Iliulpna has returned from Centorville. The, nick iu torn arc all reported on the mend. 1. F. Davidson, of Way, was in the city yesterday. Uyrd Hubbs is handling tho yard stick at Stk'all &, Potts. Misses Cla ie Clement and Annie FROM PIG SANDY. n,mM in Gfisn mm To tho Subscribers of the Semi-Weekly American. .1.00 CETS 500.00 IN CASH. Try it. You may get it. No one has a better chance than you. Ouess number of mains on an avcraue sized car of Wlille Indian corn. I,cnt,'Ui 10'i Indies, diam e!ur at Inure end ' inches. In middle '."n Inches, small cud i inches, circumference at Sill ire end H indies, at small end fl inches. In middle 7 110. 'i'lie t ar (if coi n is placed in the American National J'.aiik of Nashville, Tenn., miliiiski (I, and no oimean possibly know the number of trains on it. The Semi -WceUly American, the greaU'bt win! vm lily, news, family and farm paper in the South, KM mimheis a year: Less than t cent a copy, oilers to the subs-Tiber first, sending in the correct, or 'h arest, correct miess. reninting St lor VI months supseripuon to me acini weekly American, In cash Sjoo.oo .-eeonU correct, or nearest correct, puesj received, cash iri.M 1 hlrd correct, or nearest correct, uuc.ss received, line ton bnuKJ' TO.tW 1'oiirth correct, or nearest correct, finC-si l'ljceived, liiuh -lrradc, ball-lieaiuifi, drop top, live- drawer sewing iiuiehinc , cvno Vllth coi rect, or nearest correct, pness received, .Jones' chain-driv Mower n.'.Po Sixth correct, or nearest correct, awn received, Tornado J'ced Cutter ft). do 'eventU correct, or nearest correct, guess received, Sclent i lie Iced Mill ;ti;.oo Kinht ii cui nct, or nearest coned, (,'uess received, land roller 3.V(ni mill correct, or nearest correct, micss received, Uma-lea, liuiicr.. 'JS.iki Tenth correct, or nearest corrcl,niiess received, nouti corn sheller lo.ttO lo tin; lirst 1,000 Hiibscriliers who send In v months suhscriiition and u"'ss, whether cor rect or incorrect, will receive a. complete history (2 vol.) of America's War for Humanity a .. book no one should be without nicely illustrated and Interesting, cheap at 1 each l.ono.ou Total 2,000.00 N. It Thumlay is ThankiviiJ ('ir ihi) eili.en.s ol I ainuen aio milium; to rent) tho evil eneru i tLo great Bawdust bunkM that have been aecumulatini; lor years near tho depot m South Camden. lli appearand) thin unison of niemhra- imusthrcinttroublesaiid thet vt'hoil typo of nearly every ease of siekm is attributable to theso decayin lieapHoif-awuiibi. Utir peoples havt been freduonllv warned of what miirht be cxDectod. but thev havt Vdauis speut bunday m tho coua- not hooded theyo well-meant warn- try intra of BOtno of our local physicians. D. 15. Thomas of Eva, tho popu lar live stock dealer, was in town Mouaay. The sixteenth annual fiesfinon of Mrs. MftSRio AVhitfield ia having tho MemphiB conference of tho M new improvements mauo on tier nurcu, oouui, openca auspi- dwellinir. ciously at Urownsvulo last week ... rho memberR of ihn cnnfprpnro im. .gounuy i jiepaun , tered upon their work with a reli the ret urninc: soldier boys a hearty S , , . 0 lhous L'low wliiJi nrew mrnwp U'o pnnin "... . . 0 wiui f(u;u Kt'bsiuii, C. V. Hawley is having attract- Bishop W. A. Candler of Atlanta we building improvements made (ia., presided over tho conference Bishop A. P. I ltzgerald, who was appointed to hold tho Memphiscon din is vMfiu::.a' if C lit, t( Ml! TIIK BIKMrillii CONFEKKNC1C. at his homo place. Alma Fry and son, Bud, of Cox- burgh, left this week to visit rela tives at Uarris btation. Cold weather has about landed, and the beautiful Indian, summer days are a thing of the past. Benton County will be well rep resented at tho reception to be in ference, had failed in health recent ly so that he was unable to attend A change has been made in tho Camden circuit, whereby Camden and Cowells Chapel are made station. We give tho appointments for tho Lexington (which has been re Contest closes March 1,1900. No Rtiess will be recetved bearing post mark later than March 1, 1000. All award will no pant ltninmuaieiy alter closing 01 coniest. 11 there should he any tie guesses that Is, two or more guesses eatitUivj; the parties to the same award-it will he equally divided. Hotid in your $1 and inicss t his day. Try to Get the w, Jus;; think what you can do wit li Smeash. and no one has a better chance to secuie it than yourself. 11 you do not net lirst you may pet sec- . nnct. ine American always pays us prizes promptly., in iormer contests it nas paid many prizes. We Rive the name and address of a few of those who have received awards: Wellington Kdwards, Jturnersviuo, icon., toou casu; 1 mines 11. uope, rpana, icnn., two. dered tho soldier boys at Nashville, vived) and tho Paris districts: 3IG AGENTS' OFFER. Send postal for aprcuts' terms if you want to act as Egeut. All cttessca must lie accompanied by 51 101 ii niuiiuis, suuscnpiion. Autuesd THE AMERICAN, Nashville, Tenn. COMPANY I RECEPTION. Sunday night, after services -at . the Methodist Church, our citizens -held a meeting -to arrange for the reception and banquet to be tender- ed the Benton County boys of the : First Tennessee and their comrades who have been invited to stop over with them. . Tho Benton County boys who will be here are as fol lows: Capt. Leon Caraway, Lieut. E. B. Bowles, Jesse A. Dowdy, W. Lawson Beaton, -Will M. .Robins, . Jesse S. Howell, Dave Qnillen and William T. Brewer. They will bo . accompanied by-fifteen or eighteen of their comrades, who will remain over for a day in order to take part j in the reception. The meeting was quite a success 1 ful one, and.the unanimity showed that everybody. v.ras in favor of do , ing all they could to honor the boys, . and that they proposed doing it. The various committees appointed ; follow: TABLE COMMITTEE. "Misses' Anuie- and Millie Davis, Stella and Myrtlo Tierce, Lena Lmdsey, Mary ' Flovd. Cora Brewer, Lula AIsup,' Ethel Akera, Mary Goodin, Daisie Brown, Mol- . he llusluiii? and Mesdames Mary Duly II. M. Robins, V. F. Morris, W. A. Watts, "J. B. Bowles, Emma Hicks, J. C, Davis, T. W,. Floyd, T. R. Cantrell, L. B-Luck, .' John Covington, V. V. "Nichols. W. Car away, Sophia Pierce, David Cooper, V. II. Hushing, Lucy Lindsey, J. F. Dowdy, ' H. W, Bullock, Cora Atchison, V. S. Mc : Daniel, YV. W. Atchison. W. P. Carawav, I). M. Dowdy,. Lou Winfiehl, C. G. Curd, - Emma Richardson and Miaees Clem and Maggie Lowry. BKCKPTION COMMITTEE. "Rev. W. A. Watts, J. C. Davis, L. B. - Luck.'W. K. Hicks, W.. Caraway, J. W. Luter, J. B. Bowles, T. JL Tayloe, N. C. Brewer, T. E. Barnes, A. N. Lindsey, J. -' F. Dowdy, G. W. Baker, D. J. Grp in, 11. M. Cunningham and S. YV. BuI!o 1 'ROGKAM COMMITTEE. ' TI'A. Caraway, W. P. Redick, Marvin ' Luter, liernchel Lindsey, R. A. Goodin, Wyly Floyd, W. N. Rushi.lg, John Lind sev, II. D". Cheek, Will Atchison, V. F. Morris and TV B. Cantrell. At a -meeting of tho lablo committee, ' held at the residence of Mrs. O. M. Rob Ins, Mrs. II. M. Robins, chairman, and Mrs. Cora Atchison, secretary, the fol lowing auxiliary committees were ap ' pointed : Contributions Misses Lena Lindsoy, Cora Brewer, Myrtle Pierce and Annie Davis. bneeial table committee Misses Cora Brewer, Stella and Myrtle Pierce, Grace Sawyers,' Lena Lindsey, Millie and An . nie Davis', 'Ethel Akers, Mary and Laura Dowdy, Lula Alsup, Mary Graham, Mary -Floyd, Mary Goodin, Mary Wilson, Ada Her'rin, Minnie, Maggie andCiem Lowry, Mattie lV-aton, Fleta Qnillen, Mollieand Minnie Beaton, lies'er Bell, Delia Lock- kart. M'llin Rtxshin;:, Jeniiie Ci'ck, Vick Nobles, Una Graham, Miss Nichols and Misses 1 ticker. Committee to return dishes, table linen, etc. Mesdames 11. M. Robins, E. Stag- ner, Emma Hicks, Dora Bullock V. fc Morns, Will Wedeletedt. J. C. Davis. L Cooper, Julia and John McRae, W. A. Watts, W. W.Atchison, W. II. Rushing, Sophia Tierce R. M. Cunningham, V, V. Nichols, Maggie Lindsey, L. Tayloe, T. E. Barnes, Mrs. Renfroe and Misses Mary Goodin, Stella Pierce. Mary Floyd, Ada Herrin, Millie Davis, Ethel Akers, Daisie Brown and Maggie and Clem Lowry. Table furnishing Mesdames Delia Can trell, J. B. Bowles. J. C. Hale, L. B. Luck, Lucy Lindsey, Marv Dotv, John Bruma ger, W. W.Atchison, W. P. Caraway Mrs. Richardson and Misses Mollie Rushing, Hester Bell and Stella Pierce. House decorations John Hale, Allie Irby Brewer, John Lindsev, Ike Siagner, Hob Wilson, Bedford Lindsey, Lawrence and Marshall -Morris, Newt Bowles, Ra mon Graham, George Baker and Horace Ilerrin. Flower committee Misses Lula Alsup, Marv Goodin. Hallie Moses, Irene Mor ris, Aline Lindsey , Benlah Robins, Willie Pierce and Gertrude Cantrell and Mes dames Lula Dowdy,), M. Dovdy,C. M. Wilson, D. Cooper and Joi n Luter. The various committees were giv en' choice of naming their times and places of meeting, and were impress ed with the fact that tho time was short for preparing the reception, and the importance of the duties ' 1 1. l 1 1 J F TT j 1 uiey nau xo penorm. uoweyer, tne popularity of the movement is evi dent, and that the "homo coming" of -the boys will be long remember ed by them and their comrades, is certain to be an assured fact. Tho friends of the boys all over tho county, and of other counties also, are respectfully invited, and urged to be present, that we may fittingly prove to our soldiers that they have not been forgotten while away doing their duty, and the re joicing over their safe return is un iversal and wide spread. II. A. Caraway, becretary. big bandy, JN ovember 22. Mrs. Lillie Bidgeway and chil dren, of Union City, aro visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Haley. We are informed that many of our stock raisers will bacon their hogs this winter rather than sell them on foot. Misses Metta and Annie Dread on, two charming and accomplished LEXINGTON DISTRICT. Presiding elder, G, W. Banks. Lexington, W. C. Hellers. Lexington circuit, II. G. Ilolcomb Milllin circuit, D. C. Johnson. Camden circuit, to be supplied by J. 11. Harrison. Camden and Cowell's Chapel, N. R. Waters. Hollow Roqk circuit, J. L. .Weaver. Huntingdon, T. G. Pettigrew. young ladies of Pavatt, were in the Holladay circuit, A. D. Maddox. city Saturday. . Wildersvillo mission, T. H. Davis, Rn rniu y f on ,imf 11 rt nancH Decaturville circuit, 11. P. Witt, Mclllwain, passed through Satur-ix ?ircufc ? h eadwell day on his way to tho association a1mis cmb VY' 1imro' at llamble Creek, Keuillar Correspondenee. Miss Maty G(i M anley villi', M MesP.ir Bell, here on it visit. Born, on the T.Mh ii. W. A. I'if'ice, a urn. W. A. Watts has rouined hiit-d-.-tii h at tin; aradi-iny. V . 1. JiedicK is puV..:i.A i vinii on his receniiy iniieisa.-i n ii(iie. Prof. A. A. Lii'.dsey and wife, of lolladay.vir.ittHl hen-: Saturday, re turning buinlay. I). Pierce, of Lebanon, lias pur chased the Simon Buker p.acer.nt.. ia moving there. Mrs. Wilson, who h;;s.hevn assist ing her son, Prof. J. Pat Wilson, it: his school, has returned to Hunt ingdon, her home. S. W. Bullock and Vnc dare Davis have gono down on 1 ei;r. see Paver to build a .house for ir.. Jeannette Buchanan. Prof, llufus I). Clu'CK, intrucioj for the McKenzio baml, has arrive'! and assumed control of. our band boys. Under his leadeishin t;i& band is rapidly forging to th? front. Mrs. A. D. Prosson, wife of cur townsman, Alvin Prosson, died last Sunday morning. A husband ami four children survive her. ,Tie sympathies of tho community vsa extended them in their .great, be reavement. Her remains vero in terred at Sugar ('reek Cemetpry yesterday afternoon. Advices received from Capt. heou Caraway of Company I Fin:t Ten nessee llegiinent, -state. th:it fifteen or twenty of tho comrades of.. tho boys who went from tins. county will accompauy them to Big Sandy and remain one day. They wilf.ho endered a reception aud banquet which will be made one of the most memorable in the history of . our own. Bid Sandy, November 21. FROM CHALK LEVEU M. C. Taylor, the jewt.jr, will repair your watch, clock or sewing machine on short notice. All work guaranteed. All orders for jewelry, etc., given prompt attention. Office. at It. G. Hudson's store. Going to paint your house? Get your Ready Mixed Paint at the Fry Drug Co. It is strictly up to date. It. It. Hudson can t enumerate everything in his store, but ho will sell you groceries cheap, cheap! When you ere in town come in and scjo vs. James Hudson, of Gardner, who is visiting relatives near Eggville, is accompanied by his charming daughter, Miss Florence. Clerk and Master D. G. Hudson, Prof. W. D. Cooper and Hon. Lou It. Watson attended the teachers' association at Ramble Creek Saturday. Mike Pettyjohn has left a sample of his crop of pumpkins at the Fry Urug Do. it weighs bo pounds very good for most any old country, don't you think? Tom J. Anderson, an old Benton County boy, who lives at Maiden, Mo., came in Saturday to spend a few weeks with relatives and num erous old friends. Rev. N". R. Waters will hold ser. vices (morning and evening) at the Methodist Church the tirst, third and fourth Sundays in each month He will hold services at Cowell's Chapel the second Sunday. The farmers of this section have had a splendid season forgathering corn aud cotton, and they have been making very good use or their time, Both crops are short, and will be gathered this year much earlier than usual. The First Tennessee Volunteer Infantry is no more. The muster out has been completed, and the soldier boys heroes, all of them- lef t San Francisco yesterday after noon aud will travel to Nashville by way of New Orleans. m i i i ine two young men wno were " pulled " for discharging a gun and disturbing the town one night last week were taught a wholesome les son by Recorder Vickrey. A hat, supposed to belong to tneni, was found the next morning by some on and left at this om.ee. Account of the reception of the 1 irst lennessee Regiment at Nash ville, the Nashville, Chattanoog; and St. Louis Railroad has made a rate of one fare for tho round trip for individuals, and 1 cent per milo on party ticket 0 twenty-five or more. Tickets on sale November 28 and 29, good to return Decem ber 1. i 't. t . ti t-i Auamsviiie circuit, o. r.Ajari. Ramer mission, N. W. Lee. Bethel and Selmer, R. W Nance, Shiloh circuit, S. R. Hart. 1 ransf erred to Illinois confer, ence, A. Jj. JJallis; to tii6 Montana conference, E. R. Manley: to the 1 londa conference and stationed at Havana, Cuba, R. C. Holder. rAMS DISTRICT. Presiding elder, G. 1R Martin. Paris, E. B. Ramsey. Conyersville circuit, J. W. Iron New Providence circuit, H. B. Owens. Crossland circuit, T. J. McGill. Murray and Goshen, J. H. Felts. mission, W. P. Pntchard, Sedalia circuit, B. J. Russell. Dexter circuit, W. A. Cook. Olive circuit, B. T. Fuzzell. Benton circuit, P. H. Roberts. Cottage Grove ctrcuit, H. T. Berry, Dresden; C. A. Waterfield. Gleason circuit, J. W. Joyner. Henry circuit, R. S. Harrison. McKenzie, M. F. Leak. McKenzie circuit and mission, H.Witt. Big Sandy circuit, I. W. Brooks, Flatwoods mission", -W. A. Watts, Manleyville circuit, W. ii. Milan, J. R. Hardin. Atwood circuit, R. B. Duckworth Conference adjourned to meet at Martin in 1000. Diggs FROM GAUFiKIiD, oi a serious Regular correspondence. Wheat is up and seems to be in a healthy condition -The saw-mill is in operation, anc timber is in demand, Rev. J. B. Bushart preached an excellent sermon here last week There is some sickness in this locality, but nothiu nature. The corn and cotton crops have been gathered, aud the yield is con siderably below tho average, The public school here is again open, and let us hope "that it wil remain open without further inter ruption until the final close A Sunday school has been orgau and if the right kind o is manifested by parent we will nave an luiereslinir aru izeu here, interest will f i i 1 i. i i 1 proMaoJo ounuay scuooi (J vjifirLi), No Special correspondence.' Foster Marclibaui's is no better as to hearing. Mrs. Ed Beasley, of Lilburu, vis ited here Sunday. ih peanut crop in: this locality is about gathered. V. C. W unnery has gone to Car roll County to teach aud John B. Anderson is teaching in his place Here. A"shiveree" took' place at the home of Alex Harrison Wednesday evening, on which occasion the new bridegroom was treated to a gentle (that is, as "gentle as the occasion would permit) ride on a rail. Alex Harrison -and Miss Bettie Russell surprised their . rieiKls" by getting married Monday evening. The happy event took place at the home of Mrs. H. Mitchell, Rev.'Mr. Pollard officiating. We wish them a long and happy life. We notice that the published pro gram gives the date for the teach ers association to be the 15th; We are quite sure there must be a mis take, as Saturday before the third Sunday is the regular time for the meeting of the association, We believe that if the county is redistricted in the right way it will be a good thing, bet we have some doubts along that line. " ' We don't believe that' any change of the lo cation or number of schools or in crease of the school tax can'auiottnt to-thuch until we have'a-law com pelling the' people -to--send their children to school regularly at least five months in the year. Chalk Level; November 18. ''!'FKOM WIIEAIXKYVIIXE. Special correspondence..) Health here is very good except a fewnesses of chills. An "effort will be made to get e post-office at this place, which is badly needed, as it is four wiles to tho "nearest office. What has become of the corre spondents at Sulphur-Creek, Eve. and Mount Zion? Let us: have & few lines from each of you. Wheatleytille, November' 2i. Don't fail to read the big adver tisement of Claude Hudson rn this issue of The Chronicle. He has some fare bargains that will pay you to investigate at once. "Fr-rs' rome. first serve:! -yet- L-f-Vr.