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Vol. XX. No. 22.
oamdi:n. tj:nn.. Friday, may sh, idoo.
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The Largest and Best Selected Stock of
Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Gents' Furn
ishing Goods ever brought to Big Sandy.
We also- carry in stock
Goods need no introduction to our customers, as they are well known.
IJe Have Istafilislied a Jiiline?!
which is complete with an elegant lino o
our friends to call and inepect this lino
before making purchases, feeling sure you
will bo satisfied, and knowing we can save
you money.
In this department will bo found tho
latest designs and styles in Fancy Dress
Goods, Point Do Venise, striped and solid
Batistes, Mohair Brilliautinos, Dimities,
The band is preparing to give a
concert shortly. '
D. G. Hudson was at Waverly
one day this week.
Dwelling houses are in urgent
demand hero at present.
H. F. Stigall is making new im
provements at his home pla'co.
Dr. E. M. McAuley went to Big
Sandy Friday on professional bus
iness. There is a vacancy to bo filled
for justice of the peace in the tenth
Mike Fry, the genial druggist,
is recovering from a severe attack
of mumps.
J..G. Dwyer and family have re
turned to their former home at
R.' L. Bridges has been making
new improvements about his place
of residence.
Prof. W. D. Cooper will open a
school for teachers at the seminary
next Monday.
W.'R. Marchbanks, the hustling
merchant at Chalk Level, was in
town Tuesday. -
A. Fry and daughter, Miss Ada,
of- Coxburg, came down Sunday to
visit relatives.
Mrs. J. W. Saunders, of Nash
ville, camo down Monday to visit
relatives and old friends hero.
Mrs. Gillespio and children, of
Tullahoma, joined her husband,
Joe Gillespie, here this week.
Ilev. E. Z. Newsome will preach
at-Missionary Grove on Saturday
evening and Sunday, May 20 and 27.
S. L. Peeler and D. G. Hudson
are attending the annual meeting
of-the State lodge of Knights of
Pythias 'at 'Nashville,
The wire walking Monday even
ing was a disappointment to those
who turned out to see the snow
Suebirn positions should be prohib
ited by law.
Lucian Presson and his wife and
daughter, . of Bertrand, Mo., who
have been visiting relatives here
and elsewhere in the county, re
turned home last Friday
Finis Hushing has returned from
an extended trip through Texas
and Mexico. He spent some time
at- Little Hock and Hot Springs,
Ark. during the fall and winter.
THE Chuonicle joins in extend
ing a hearty welcome to Joe J.
Weatherly and family, who moved
to" Camden from Eva this week.
Joe is not only a jolly good fellow
and an excellent neighbor, but he
is is a man of good morals, good
habits and one of the solid citizens
nf the countv. We are glad that
ho has become a citiven of the town.
tie Bare Imt Q
Silk Brocades, Zephyrs, Sylvan Stripes,
Linens, Corded Taffetas, Shadow Silks,
all colors, Versailles Stripes, All Over
Laces, English Covert Cloth, etc., etc.
Miss Ida Brumager is in charge, assist
ed by Miss Annie 'Doty and Miss Stella
Fierce. They will tako pleasure iu show
ing their friends and customers through
the stock, and taking their orders for any
tiling needed.
Pet Fry, of Nashville, is spend
ing tho week hero with relatives
and friends.
Claud Ilickmau and wife, of Mc-
Lemoresvillo, are visiting relatives
hero this week.
Alex Bivens,of Bakersville, came
over Friday to see homefolks, and
returned Monday.
Children's day services at the
Methodist Church have been post
poned indefinitely.
W. Philip Redick, of Big Sandy,
joined his wifo here Sunday, and
tney returned homo that afternoon.
Nola Cuff, who holds a position
on the Steamer Tennessee, in tho
Tennessee River service, was here
the first of the week.
D. B. Harris says he is out for
the marshalship. E. G. Flowers
will accept it if re-elected. This
includes tho list of candidates for
that position to date.
Electric lights again. I). J. Mc-
Rae has leased the electric plant,
we understand, and ho proposes to
bring the town out of darkness into
light. With a larger dynamo this
can bo successfully accomplished.
The remains of Mrs. Charles Ha-
mer, who died in Arkansas, were
brought here Wednesday night and
buried at Flatwoods Cemetery yes
terday. Mrs. liamer was a daught
er of our esteemed county man, W.
id. Lull, oi Beaverdam, and had re
sided in Arkansas only a short time.
We extend sympathy to the be
reaved family.
Mrs. Barker, tho wifo of Briggs
Barker, who- resides a few miles
southwest of town, died last Satur
day. Sho was a devoted wifo and
a most excellent woman whose loss
falls heavily on her aged husband,
to whom we extend sympathy and
condolence. Her remains were in
terred at Cowell's Chapel Ceme
tery Sunday.
T. J. Lowry moved up from Eva
Monday, and is domiciled at tho
old Hawley place. Mr. Lowry has
bought out John W. Bateman, and
they aro engaged in taking an in
ventory of the stock of merchandise.
It is just such men that build up a
town or communityand Camden
has ample room for more citizens of j
this kind. The Chronicle is al-!
ways ready to welcome them.
The new board of mayor and al
derman held their first meeting
Tuesday oven ing. J. B. Vickrey
was re-elected recorder. .The sal
ary of tho marshal was fixed at 25
permonth,but no attemptwasmade
to elect a successor to Marshal E.
G. Flowers. Some of the aldermen
rather prefer to let tho voters have
an apportunity to express their
preference for marshal by holding!
an election for that purp.ot--;v.
Keguhir correspondence.
A good many strawberries are
now being shipped from hero.
Anew firm in town, Walton &
Pierce, groceries, iced drinks, etc.
Ensiling Bros.' brick machine
will be in operation in a few days.
AV. Caraway fc Sons' new machine
warehouse is nearing completion.
The Misses Hastings, of Spring
ville, were hero shopping Tuesday.
Quite a number of gentlemen
from Paris were hero on a fishing
trip Tuesdaj
The telephone line from hero to
Mouth of Sandy has been in oper
ation several days.
Fred Beaton, champion heavy
weight fisherman, hauled in a 05
pound cat-fish Tuesday.
Uniforms for tho Captaiu Cara
way Concert Band have been or
dered and will be here shortly.
E. B. Bowie, V. V. Nichols, Pro
fessor Dempsey' and others taw the
Bloomer Girls-Paris ball game.
Herbert A. Caraway and Robert
A. Goodin spent the first of last
week at Memphis in interviewing
"Uncle George" Dewey.
Quito a number of our citizens
attended the Democratic conven
tion at Nashville last week, among
whom were William Caraway, T.
AY. Floyd, Silas W. Bullock, T. W.
Barnes and Leon Carawffy.
Big Sandy, May 15.
A school for teachers will be con
ducted at Benton Seminary begin
ning Monday, May 21, 11)00, and
continuing until June 22, 1900r.
This is an excellent opportunity
for all who desire a thorough re
For further information apply to
VV. D. Cooper,
Camden, Tenn.
Cyclists should always carry a
bottle of Ballard's Snow Liniment.
in case of accident, if applied im
mediately, it will subdue tho pain,
prevent swelling and discoloration
and quickly heal wounds. Price,
'lo and oU ceuts. Sold by all lead
ing druggists.
There are some good people in
this world who, it seems, will never,
never learn that when they senel
communications to a newspaper for
publication they must send their
names, not to appear in print, but
tor the information of tho editor,
The CniiONiCLE and every other
newspaper in the country have re
peatedly called attention to" this
necessarv rnle. vet hardlv a wek
passes in which we do not receive
one or more communications which
wo would willingly publish if the
writers had only evinced cuniid' iicc
(iiough in tho eelitor to give him
their names.
Communications si nt for publi
cation, however, good or pertinent,
which are not accompanied by tho
writers' nanus aro thrown into tho
waato basket.
We never t. xpe ct to gel ever) body
who is move-el to write for publiea
tion to eei!iply with thu rulu, for
tho newt papers for the next thous
and years will be insisting in vain
upon a general compliance with
tho rule1, but tho mention of tho
matte-r again nt this time will give
some recent contributors to under
stand why their articles have not
appeared m 1m: Ciiiionicle.
Marriage licenses have been is
sued by County Clerk G. B. Greer
to W. R. Hanier and Nannie Boll.
This is commencement week at
Benton Seminary, and an interest
ing program was presented at tho
court-houso last night, consistin
of drills and recitations by tho pri
mary department followeel by tho
excellent drama, "Early Vows.'
mi i i i t . i
xnose wno participated in tne ex
ercises acquitted themselves with
credit. To-night there will bo rec
itations, drills, etc., followed by
that splendid drama, "The Iron
Hand," a 2 hours play in four acts.
Tho program for to-morrow night
will include an address to the mem
bers of tho teachers class by D. G.
Hudson, and an interesting drama
called "Caste;" time, 2 hours and
45 minutes. Everybody invited.
1'aiis Post-Intelligencer.
Dixon S. Carter, of Champaign,
111., and Attorney Garrett, of Mur
phy sboro, 111., wero here a few days
ago in the interest of a proposed
new line of railroad from Cairo, HP,
to Birmingham, Ala.
Tho claim that tho proposed ven
ture is backed by ample capital,
and that if found feasablo the road
will bo built along the route offer
ing tho best inducements via Wick
litre, Mayfield, Paris, Camden, and
Johnsonville or Linden and on to
Tho proposed route' is through a
good country, and some of it un
developed aud needing a railroad
very much. N e hopo that it will
bo built.
Hegnliir coriTsiioiKience.
A. J. Fry and wife visited hero
11. L. esson, of Sugar Tree, was
hero Sunday.
llolladay was well represented at
Flatwoods church Sunday.
L. 11. atson, ot Camden, was
hero Saturday on business.
Our hustling farmers will proba
bly finish planting this week.
Mrs. Jiha Mclllwam, who has
been very sick, is some better.
Dry weather rs making itself felt
in this locality. Rain is needed.
11. T. Merrick has a new "bike.
and he is busy now day and night.
Lev. Mr. White preached a good
sermon at the Mclllwaiu school
houso Sunday evening.
McIllwain, May lo.
W. T. Morris has been selected
by Chairman Gaines of the State
Democratic convention as a mem
ber of the new committee for the
State at large. Another honor has
thus been bestowed by tho "State
Democracy on Benton County, and
a deserved one, too. Mr. Morris
was a member of the old State com
rnittee, and the new appointment
is an endorsement of his course two
years ago.
Per Infant 3 and Cliillreri.
lh Kind Yea m Always Eaught
Bears tlio
Signature of
WANTi'.D-llo'.u'st man or wi.iunn to tiav. I for
lasr. lnni.se, sniary .'" monthly siml exiu'u
W)M ilHTls-: Msttk.n (-llu: u i.- 1 : i;;,- ,
;nlUv.N.'il .siain.cd ci.-i.-ie. .MAN A'ihU, lit
e';ixlt(iil;iiiUlin:4. 1'liii-.i;:.'.
C laud I.ithler, h Young 1 in I irr, I I n il on
1 rom A tiiliuili Htl'lilftM'.
A Danville m eciid of Monday to
tho Nashville American says:
" CemsiderubhM'xcilome-nt rxits
. 1 1 J" 11. 1 1
over the simemng, wiiicu ienk place
between Claud Lnshleo and an un
known man at Phifer, a small place
7 miles south of hen;, last Saturday
evening about 3150 o'clock.
"As Lashloo returne'd from the
post-ollleo ho was halted by some
one from the woods aud at tho samo
time soniu one fired at him", tho bul
let taking effect' in his left breast,
inflicting an ugly wound.
"Lashloo, be ing a good shot, roso
to his elbow, and drawing his revol
ver, fired three times at tho. fleeing
man, 1 Ii first shot striking hishoai
and he hist his hat. On examining
tho hat hair and blood wore found.
The other balls struck him in the
back. The man icjl to his knees
with tho last shots."
The dispatch, says ..further that
Mr. Lashlee claims to huvr twlm
did the shooting, but refuses to tell
his name. Lashlco is alleged to
have said that ho will not have the
man brought to justice, but will
follow him tr,'---, , end of tho earth
or have his revenge. Lashleo was
reported considerably bolter Mon
day evenin'r.
ItCRular Cori'(,';i)o:nit-i!i.'c"l
Wo are neelin" a trood shower
of rain in this locality.
Tom Hicks and children aro vis
iting in Carroll Countv.
The mice have been cottinor in
their work in the post-ofiice again.
lorn Casey is making his homo
with Bill Rayborn since the death
of his wife.
A largo cotton crop lias "been
planted in this locality. But tho
tobacco crop will be short.
lhe cemetery at Old Jlushmcr's
Chapel was put in good condition
Saturday, though those that should
have been mostly interested spent
the day fishing. And so it goes.
lhe county sito is the ; place to
hold the teachers' institute. Did
the superintendent consult with
the teachers or is a personal mat
ter with him in selecting Holladay.?
ror the benefit of your reporter
at Wyly as well -as other interested
parties we will say that our, district
has undergone some process of re
districtiug. However, it has failed
to add anything to the length of
the other three schools as' we now
have them.
Smith's College, May ;1G.
KoKUliir correspondence
John C. Rushing went to Cam
den on business" yesterday.
Dry weather makes ciods and
clods makes tho'far'mers "tired."
Mrs. Rosa Yates and Master-Elton,
of Paris, are guests of her sis
ter, Mrs. S. A. Herriu.
An unusually large acreage of
cotton has been planted, but it is
germinating slowly. An increased
acreage of corn has been planted
Greasy Bob Rushing piled Tliia
logs yesterday, and .says that he
will make a crop of blackberries,
any way. S. F. Baker is having a
hard tussel with 20 acres of new
ground, but says he will plant it if
it takes him until June.
We note that the teachers' insti
tute will bo held at Holladay. . We
are not a member of the associa
tion, but it seems to us that there
could be more regard for the con
venience of all the teachers -ma in
fested in selecting a place to hold
tho institute.
Quite a large crowd assembled at
Bushing's Creek Cemetery Friday,
and that sacred spot, so dear to
many, was soon made attractive
and inviting. New -and beautiful
monuments were erected at tho
grave? of Mrs. E. N. Quillen, Mrs.
W. F. Quillen and James Cole.
Saturday was decoration day, and
garlands of beautiful flowers were
tenderly laid upon all the graves.
Memeu-ial services were conducted
by Rev. G. W. E. Herrin and Rev.
J. T. Sparks, which were largely
Wyly, May 15.

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