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Vol. XIX. No. 'Jti.
CAMDllN. TEXN.. FRIDAY. DIX'FMin'Jl s. IN'.K). Wiioi.i No. V 1 ' FKOM GIG ,:aNDY. ruin v j x .) M '.t lit.', Mis Ida 3tuiih:-'t' visited here Saturday. Winter has coin'1, and o erybody J8 dissatisfied. , Tililrn McDaniel, of I'm in, was l)rt Saturday. John II. Ivelley came home for Sunday, returning Moi.tlay. Quito n crowd wan in town hist Thuibdny to witnes the let u in i n 14 .Of tin Fir; I Tenp ';-s!-i eontingent of Company I. The (,' J it. Caraway Concert Hand Id tli name t 1h hoys have given our band, in recognition of the receipt "(if add it tonal instruments presented tq' the baud by Capt. Leon Cara way. Later the band will be in , creased to fourteen members. Tho reception to the returning soldi era was finite a success. A large crowd was present, ami the altair was a very enjoyable one. T. ' C. Rye, J. 0. Robins and D. (5. Hunkoii made very appropriate tif- " ter dinner speeches, which wore 'Well received. Au enjoyable evening was spent by the invited guests of Misses Ira atid Mary Goodin, at a reception given in honor of Miss Sallio Jack son, of Paris, last Tuesday evening. Refreshments were served, and other enjoyments indulged in. Al together the occasion wes a very -.enjoyable one. J3io Sandy.. December 5. JRegular correspondence. Several of our citizens are at tending court at Camden. The weather clerk is giving 119 the regular December article. J. A. Barnes, Miss Dollie French an'd C.'L. Ilerrin are on tho list of g'jek. Miss Belle French and Harvey Wyatt were joined together in the holy bonds of wedlock Wednesday afternoon of last week. We wish them a long and happy life. Gantrelb little son of Irl Hicks, was kicked in the mouth by a mule Saturday, knocking out-a-number of teeth and breaking some bones, and his recovery is doubtful. Gkeencbiee, December 5. -y ' Special correspondence. Hog killing is- all the go in this locality. Steve Alsup is rejoicing over the arrival of a 12-ponnd boy at his lllMTlO CinnA lv.,,1, 4, Oi r We are fi-jpf tn enr?i tmt. ( mr. ley Ilerrin is recovering from an attack of fever; also that Jim. Cole is improving. Thanksgiving Day was observed "with services at Bushing's Creek "' by Rev. -J. T. Sparks. . II is text was "Fraisa ye the Lord: for it is eood ' "to ping praises unto our God"-- .rxJJ L B j J(nJi : x M ii.iv iiiuujs liougnc nas oorne tlie sisrna- luro ol-Glias. II. I letelicr, and has been mado under his personal supervision lor over HO years. Allow no 0110 to deceive you lit this. Counterfeits, Imitations and ' Just-as-grood are hut Experiments, and endanger tho health ot Children Experience against Experiment. 'Mh I PAQTAPIA . uufidiiL l& UMw 1 UolA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare goric, Drcps and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor oilier Tar-otic substance. Its arro is its guarantee. It destroys W mis and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Tecthinsr Troubles, cures Constipation and I'lalulcncy. It assimilates tbo Food, regulates tho -Stomach and ISowels, ffivins? healthy and natural sleep. Tho Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend. .The Kind You Have Always Bought 1 ? Bears tho J t S" 1 !n Use For Over 80 Years. ,-JT"c 5r"'I"',-"COM',a'',f' TT Miifnar sTprrr. nrw vork cry. labn 17, 1. It an enjoyabh occasion and v. 11 uttcn led. John A Uup is selling out witii t he in It i,l i hi df go in g to A rkan.-as. The family ni e good neighbors, and C giVt lih-ii tip with regret. Tommy, h;i of R. 15. White, Ml from a tree while trying to catch a po-suni and fractured his collar bone, lie is improving rapidly. The lO-y.-ar-nld nm of III Hicks i kh-ked by a nude and badly hurt y ,.tei-d;:y afternoon. The ac cident occurred at, Steve llerriu'H where Mr. 1 1 i-,l;s and family, .who reside in Henry County, .ivere vis itinv at the time. 'J ne Koinnii . io .: cf .matrimony were observed by John Ca.-ey and Mis.- Hixie Helms Sunday morn ing, l!ev. J. T. Sparks- officiating. Tho happy couple went on their way rejoicing, and we hope their pathway through life may be bright and pleasant. B'.mstow, December 5. I ROM SIII'IIIK SI'IUNGS. SjnM'ial onrri'Miioiulciiri'. .II. II. Fierce was. at Camden last Saturday. C. Bonds, of Ilolladay, is teach ing at the Berry house. John 'Patrick will shortly move his family here from Cooley's. A largo crowd of our citizens at tended court at Camden yesterday. G. W. Parker is making desira ble improvements on his dwelling. Elmer Vick. who is teaching at ! Harmons Creek, was here Saturday. A number lrom here attended the soldiers' reception . at Big Sandy last week. Farmers have finished gathering corn and have turned their atten tion to the timber industry. Hogs have been slaughtered in large numbers tho past week, and we have an abundance of "hog and hominy" to supply the wants of physical man. T..W. Cuff is teaching an inter esting school at this place. It is the general opinion of the people of this district that their schools are well enough arranged, and thev are opposed to redisricting the county at the present time. Sulphur Springs, December 5. FKOM CUBA. Special correspondence. Harris Fierce and wife visited relatives here Sunday. T. E. Barnes, of Big Sandy, vis itcd homcfolks Sunday. Marion Byrn, of Greenbrier, was over Sunday to see his best girl. J. S. Barnes killed a wild goose last Thursday, weighing 10 pounds. Miss Dolbo French "has been ill vilh typhoid fever several weeks, but is better. William Wyatt' is teaching one of the best schools we have ever had at the Barnes house. Cuba, December 5. Signature of flJ J9 LOCAL AND i'tllSOAL NEWS. C X. Matlock i.s special 1 j ;i J y .h!h' ill' thin week. !. W. Holey h ft, morning fur I'lop'ih'e, Ala. Mis liou (.'lt incnt lias b'ii in disj)o.scd this week. I logs a re dying of cholera iu many jiailH of the county. Jake .Meadows went to Waverly the tiiht of t ho v-fek. Plain and faiu y jugs have been quite coin.mon this week. A letter from Barker's Branch is held for proper signature. A dance was given at the homo f W. Ik Bivcns last night. To-day is the last day of oublic school at Benton Seminary. T. W. b'armer. of Claud, was in tho city Friday on business. Constable C. L. Tippett.of Sugar Tree, was in town this week. fi. T. Thompson rejoices over the arrival of a daughter at his home. Airs. J. (. Dwver and child have returned from n visit at Memphis. Lawyer Peeler was reported sick yesterday. We trust his illness is not serious. Sthrall k Potts exnect to mnv into their new building about the last ot next week. An eniovabie entertainment wrw eiven the little folks at the home of Mike ry last night. Bev. J. W. Turner will preach nt tno rreeuytenan Church Sunday forenoon and evening. The attention of the street com mittee is called to the coudition of the sidewalk on Paris street. Miss Ada Frv.of Coxbnrh. 1 ,-iveen spending a tew days with her sister, Mrs. h,. 1j. Hudson, return ing home Veduesday. R. L. Rogers has returned home from Missouri. He is just up from a severe illness. Malarial Missour does not agree with him. The annual election nf nflWva of Postoak Camp No. 47, Woodmen of 1 TIT t 1 tne world, will take place at the camp hall next iuesday evening. H. K. Aden. o near Bnenn. Vistn killed a hog Saturday that weighed G18 pounds. Over a year ago Mr. Aden tried to give it away, but it wns too insignificant, and 110 one wanted it. Judae W. II. Swiffrni-f. nnpnl court Monday morning, and has oeeu uusny engaged all week dis pensing justice. As we go to press tne breach ot promise case, Spell ings vs. Parks, is being tried. John P. Morris, of Union City, was shaking hands with old friends here this week. He is 1.1 Jol m. Time has been dealing very gently with him during the years since he letfc his native home. " All the Benton County boys of Company I First Tennessee Regi ment who saw service in the Phil ippines, have returned home except Leo Gcortre, wdio stormed off at St. Louis, where he has relatives. The grand jury is composed of the following gentleman: James Bullock, foreman; W. G. Terry, II. Elmore, J. C. Vaughan, II. Hat ley, John Smith, S. R. Higdou. W. P. Oxford, A. II. Berry, J. A. Logan, Jobe Nunnery, A. G. Farrar and W. H. Liudsey. The following attorneys from a distance have been attending court here this week: Tom Peekr, Joe lb, Alvin and S. W. Hawkins and James and George McCall,oi Hunt ingdon; T. L. Lanier, of Waverly; abhingtru! Powers, of. Decatur ville; J. E. Jones, of Dresden, and Attorney-General J; W. Lewis, of Paris. On Saturday, December 2, 1809, the following officers were elected to serve Camden Lodge No. 179, Free and Accepted Masons for the next twelve months: F. M.-Greer, worshipful master; L. II. Pretson senior warden; C. II. Cowell, junior warden; I). J. Allen, secretary; II. B. Bridges, treasurer; A. 11 Swin dle, senior deacon; J. B. Bushart, ?r.r.ior'c!eac'ou. Workmen have been t ni-n 'cd in painting the interior of W. A. Yar- iough'.S residence, 'j ho citizens of Iho community of Hall's Store, (J miles north of here. are wanting a post-odlce, and they should have it. cn:n it couit ritoci:t:i)iNis. A. Lynch, public urofanitv: fined S'J.TiO and cost. Walter Kirk, tippling; $10 and )0 diiys in jail. Hugh Lashlee, tippling; $10 and iO days in jail. Hugh Lashlee. Charles Sullivan ami Walter Kirk, robbery; order to recommit indictment to grand jury for amendment. A. W. Bresson, forfeiture on sub poena; tranferred to civil docket. deorge Latemnn, the same. Bateman and Robinson. disturb ing public worship; continued. I ink lIavnes,tippIing;continued. Robert Fa r m e r, ca r ry i n g w en j on ; two cases; continued ; bond of 500. Charles Rogers, larceny: Lfuiltv: 3 months in county jail. tn os Bryant, carrying weapon; called out on bond and forfeiture of $250 taken. G. G. Eaves, tippling; $50 and three months in county jail. Noah Prince, carrying weapon; continued. Tom Davidson, failure to work road; not guilty. Alex McElrath, drunkenness; $1 and cost. Tom Ilatley, disturbing public worship; $50 and cost. Greene Hinson, tippling; capiaB ordered. W. L. Morris, executor of AV. P. Morris, vs. J. II. Kee and J. B. Da vidson, motion to condemn land,; continued, awaiting payment. W. T. Hubbs vs. John A. Barnes, appeal; continued. I. N. Wilson vs. W. S. Hay born, appeal; continued. The cases of Orr, Jackson & Co., Hill Trunk Co, and Journey-IIand-ly Co. vs. W. S. McDauiel were dis missed at plaintiffs' cost. Cynthia Woods vs. Ollie' Hern- don, replevin; dismissed without prejudice. W. L. Watson vs. AValier ' "Wat son; divorce granted. 11. Leslie vs. D. B. Harris, mo tion to condemn land; plaintiff's attorney granted permission to cor rect papers. L. E. Bateman vs. Jim Bateman; divorce granted. Mollie Rowe vs. G; W. Rowe; pe: titioner granted a divorce and cus tody of child. Henry Ballard, murder:' verdict. of murder in the second degree; a sentence 01 IU years in penitentiary. A nolle prosequi Was entered in each of the following cases: Jim Hampton, larceny; Tom Hampton. larceny; Travis Hawkins, Carrying weapon; Tom Hatley, drunkenness and assault and battery; Bud Hall and Greene Barnes,xlisturbingpub lic worship; Frank Lassiter, larce ny; E. IL Harris, 4' cases tippling 1 disturbing public worship; Hugh Lashlee, tippling; G. G; Eaves, tip pling. '''.Notice. The stockholders of the Benton Seminary are hereby called to meet at the bank building in Camden on Wednesday night, l)ec. 13, 1899. Election of' board of directors and to transact such other business as may be necessary. December 7, 1899. 4 A. C. McRae, W. L. Morris, President, Secretary and Treasurer. ROYAL AKCIX MASONS. All Royal Arch Masons, members of Camden Chapter No. f4, and all Royal Arch Masons who reside in th e jurisdiction of said chapter are hereby summoued to attend a meet ing of said Camden Chanter on Fri day, December 15, 1899.' Very im portant business. fraternally yours, 1). J. Allen. L. H. Bresson, High Priest. Secretary. Doors, windows and blinds at C. V. Ilawley's. See the nice lami at the l"i v ! Drug Co. ! USfLD rRUTt FOr?0F, V 11 1 Iiiii 1 Mnn liliHiilt t t hm f il i t h ( i i n iiiitlly Am mil Im; iun! Womiii. A Huntingdon spe-.i.ii"'1 ui-.;da to the Nashville Ai.ietiv;,.i s ivs: " William Marehbaul i0'i':i county jail here for a 1110; t hei.ou-. crime, committed upon tie pernor, of ICthtd Coojier, who liws !" r the ('nrroll and Bentii County, lir. . Tho crimo was ('(iinniitted la-Ha',-urdny evening while the young lads wos returning from a x nt Sie Aden's, a neighbor. "She had spent th greater p,rt of the afternoon at Ad'n'K,ur.d tr, making ready to start Louie when William Marchbanks drove un lo Aden's under the pretense of v. .ant ing to buy some meat. Heremnin- h! at Aden a. until tho vuunc bulv had reached a delist iwU hund listance from the house and thei. followed her. overtakiiin- her wliurt: the woods were thickes;. "On tlie re fusal by her of m vilo request he alighted from his buggy and, according to her statement, dragged her about 150 yards into the woods and criminally assaulted her. Her statement is corroborat ed by Sid Aden's two young sons who were out hunting and camr upon them. "They had u single-barreled gun and Marchbanks secured it and de manded -another shell. i It is be lieved that he intended to.kill tbef o parties, but saw some one coming down the road. He made the boys promise not to tell anything. "On Sunday thedioystold their father, Sid Aden, who is constable of that district. A warrant was sworn out and Marchbanks was ar rested and carried before 'S'.::u':e Williams. Upon the -testimony he was committed to jail without bail. He was brought here -yesterday evening under heavy guard and put in jail. Some fear of a mob was entertained last night. "Mis Cooper is about eighteen years old, nnd-has a good reputa tion, although she is not very bright. Marchbanks has a family, consist ing of a wife and 10 children." FKOM FAXOX. Regular correspo'iu!t'he.j George B. Faxon, of Memphis, was here last week on business. Quite a nnnibeof our citizens are attending court at Camden. Mr. Hilliard, of Paris is acting section foreman while W. J. Brown, attends court Jack Gallagher, who has been running a "steam shovel at Chicago, has come home. , " Last night waslh'e coldest of the season, tlie temperature b?b)g only 7 degrees above zero. Mrs. Lizzie Willett and children, of Milan'; are' visiting re.1 atives and friends in this edmnnniify. Mrs. Kate Butler and grandchil dren, Miss Katie, James and Louie Roach, are visiting at Erin. While Genevie Christopher was at tend ing a fi re iVror nd a' was: rke t tle Saturday " her cloihiiig .-aught fire and she was severely burned before hei; mother, who'r.s in the house, could get to her. ' Sne ;s iu a critical condition, and her recov ery is extremely doubtful. ' Faxos, December 5. FKOM DRV CKEKK. la.'Ktihir t'Oi i(.f,Kiii;((!nco. I. N. Lawrence returned Tro'irr. trip to II ustburg Monday. Will-Beasley has moved' to the farm he '"'re'-entlv purchased m:ar Garfield. Rev. G. W. Florence ' came 11(1 from Dyeiiburg last week to take charge of th.e Camden'circi!:tof the M. E. Church. Your correspondent m:Cl Muire ;i number of others ;t;it tvr eet the soldier boys at Big Sandy on their i;eturn last Thursday, and it was an occasion long to be retiiemVfrryd by those 'who were -tbere to greet returning heroes. Dry Creek, Deccmbe;- 5. A complete 'assortmt at of I'eMd v Mixed Paints, jiibt r'ec' j-'vt d Irv lb Fn Drug Co. " M. C. Taylor has hcatt;d at Cam den, and is prepared L v ;,;, I. : nu clocl: rebairii.ev ''J-v rV ;l 1 '.'e rru. ifc.,