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f i r OH JL1 - o . VOL XXVI. NO. r. cam ni:.. TKNM;ssr:r .IAN l 'A Y :,. HMKi. rpTU a a y 3 KG i V 1 i J t t ! 4 I 4 f V K J '.V "7 ' "-r j--. LASH LEE & HALL ARF. PREPARED TO OFFER BETTER GOODS AT LOWLR PiUCES THAN E VR BEFORE. OUlt LEADERS We wish to call your aticntion to a few of our Special Brands of groceries that equal anything sold anywhere. "Bon Ton" Lard Absolutely Pure and Satisfaction Guaranteed. We carry a large and complete stock of strictly UP-TO-DATE Fancy Goods that can be had at no other than our store in town. Mail orders will have prompt attention. in ! K&'i life ? -a-d I The secret of our success has been THE BEST GOODS AT LOW PRICES Ask our customers how much they saved by giving us their business last year. Then TURN YOUR BACK on High Prices and Common Goods and come straight to us and get your money's worth. 41 Red Star" and "Triumph" Coffee. It will certainly please. Try a package of our 'Saratoga Chips" Thanking you for your patron age last year, we solicit a contin uance during the year 1903. TO THE PUBLIC AND ALSO Our Customers and Friends Realizing that competition is so sharp and prices so close, the Credit system by merchants is Hearing n close. It nsed to be that anybody would pay their store ac count, but now only a few will pay and the rest depend on the few paying their account. We do not want to hurt anybody or their business, but we have a right to say how we want to use our means just as you should. YOU IIELP US A3D WE WILL HELP YOU. The sooner tlie people realize the advantage of paying Cash or Barter the better it will be for them and us, as every intelligent man, woman or child knows that if we sell for Cash or Barter that we can sell you goods much cheaper than we can to sell on time, for money is worth something. We think that we have as high appreciation for our customers as anybody, and if we tell you that we can not charge anything to you, we do not mean that we do not like you, or think you bad pay, but we simply mean that we are out of the Credit business and do not want to sell any one on time. IF YOU NEED GOODS and nave no money, we probably can arrange it foryo-tt to get the money, so on and after February 1, 1903, we would take it as a personal favor if you would not ask us to charge any goods to you. We-know you- are good and worth it, but we are going to close out what goods we have, and will give you such bargains as never went out of Camden, beginning February 1st, 1903, Our Grand Qpeninj Sale And don't stay away because you owe us, but come on and show to us you want to pay r.a Thanking you for all your past favors, we are y Yours for business, STIGALL & POTTS t t t t i pies Last year were very good and profits fair we succeeded in mak ing nice money on the year's business. Realizing that we owe this success to THE LIBERAL PATRONAGE of our customers, we have decided to show our appreciation of the same by giving them the benefit of some rare bargains. Beginning Sifuiaj, January 17, We will place on sale at GREATLY REDUCED PRICES our entire stock of Men's, Boys' and Children's GIotMiij and Overcoats A lot of SHOES, HATS, SHIRTS, FLANNELS, CANTON FLANNELS and other seasonable goods. Come and see us if you want bargains. With many thanks for past favors, we re main Yours truly, T. J. LOWRY M GO "la in!! 4 OUR ENTIRE STOCK TO BE DISPOSED OF, CONSISTING OF 4 j. Clothing, Slioes, Hats, Underwear, Skirts, Shirt Waists, ) f H Dress Goods, and everything in the Dry Goods line. i ! We have discoyered but one way and that is by cutting prices so decisively that all former ideas of profit vanish. I-- Beginning FEBRUARY 1, this sale will continue THIRTY DAYS. Come to se& us, get our prices, and you will be convinced that we mean just what we say. ii jEO JriL lOS i PERSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS. Jinlgi' V. 'J'. MoriiH is Hpi'iiding ii few tlnyH in Nashville. Capt. R. A. Liitcr ,f Rig Sundy wns in the rily ) cstt'idny. Messrs. Wly and Otto Coble of Sugar Tree are in the city. llarve Blair of Huntingdon was here on bunnies this week. Rev. J. R. llubh.sof MunleyviHe is over on a visit to relatives. Mr. and Mix. Carl Yiek have re turned from a visit at Huntingdon. J. II. Whitfield returned a few days ago from a trip to Arkansas. Joe Melton, a prosperous mer chant of Way, was in town one day this week. Miss Bet tie Spence of Hollow Rock spent Sunday in Camden with friends. Miss Cora Maiden has gone to Hardin, Ky., on a visit to her sister, Mrs. W. S. Weatherly. Miss Minnie Crocker of Hollow Rock is visiting the family of her brother, J. D. Crocker. Mrs. Isabella Fisher leaves to day for Bertram, Mo., to spend a few months with relatives. W. R. Marchbanks, the hustling merchant at Chalk Level, was in the city Tuesday on business. E. L. Hudson, who has been at Rockport for some time, returned home the latter part of last week. John J. Carrington of Hunting don is here on a visit to his sister, Miss Bettie Carrington, at the Mel ton Hotel. M. F. Holland, who moved to Trezevant a few weeks ago, is at tending chancery court as a wit ness this week. , Sheriff McCord has four board ers in the county holdup, namely: Adam Garner, Frank Riant, Hugh and Walter Kirk. Misses Lillian Odle and Maude Walker and Dick Walker and Mich Spence of Sugar Tree visited here Saturday and Sunday. James A. Tate, the distinguished prohibitionist, will lecture here to morrow at the court-house on his favorite subject of prohibition. G. W. Dodson is moving the Mc Cullough a-jMcCracken stock of goods to Dickson. He sold a part of the steok to Bowles & Redick. P. J. O'Reilly was called to Nash ville the first of the week because of the illness of his little daughter, Helen, who is sick of typhoid fever. Charles II. Webb and family of Hustburg have mored to the old Dodson place in South Camden. We are glad to have them with us. Pete Jones, who has accepted a position as night operator at Wa verly, is succeeded here by Joe Hall, a young man from Hollow Rock. R. G. Hudson, J. B. McCord, J. II. Murray and W. L. McElyea spent two days at Holladay this week, where they had great sport bird hunting. Marshal E. G. Flowers and ex Postmaster D. J. McRae have em barked in the livery business, and have rented the Plant stables on the west side. Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Bridges left Tuesday for Carbondale, 111., in re sponse to a telegram announcing the illness of their daughter, Mrs. John D. Rushing. The hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Fry was thrown open to the young folks Saturday evening and a few hours was spent in songs, 1. .1. Dodd, who will leave in a short time for Arkansas, Iihs sold his residence propet ty in ('miiden ti Ma or 1). J. Thomas, and hy has disposed of his faun at Roek port to Alma Fry of Cox burg. Lee (Well and family leave to day for Bertram. Mo., to male tl, eirhoine. Lee is an industrious young man and a good citizen, and we regret to lose him, but wish him and his family success wherever their fortunes may be cast. Bob Whitfield, who has accrptrd a position with the T. M. Ryan To bacco Co. of Martin, left yesterday for Corrinth, Miss. Mr. Whitfield will have the same territory as T. J. Dodd, who has resigned, ami will make Clifton headquarters for the present. Messrs. T. J. Dodd and James II. Whitfield are making arrange ments to go to Arkansas, where they will engage in the slave bus iness on a large scale. It is their intention to put in at least threw or four stave mills in one section of that State. W. L. Morris, T. J. Lowry, Clay Rushing, L. E. Davis, F. Ml. Greer, G. B. Holladay, D. J. Allen, John D. Rice, Leu Jones and others whose names we did not learn, are attending the meeting of the grand council and grand chapter of Ma sons at Nashville this week. The following attorneys from n distance have had business in tho chancery court this week: Tom C. Rye, W. W. Farabough and F. F. Porter of Paris; J. T. Peeler, S. W. Hawkins, George T. McCall, Joe R. Hawkins and J. C. R. Mc Call of Huntingdon, T. L. Lanier of Waverly. Chancery court met hero last Monday, and is still in session as we go to press. The Dodd-Woods case was taken up Tuesday, ami the attorneys did not complete their argument in the case until last night. Chancellor Hawkins will hand down an opinion tomorrow. We will give full proceedings in our next issue. County Clerk W. D. Cooper has issued marriage licenses to Finis Stockdale and Josie Swindle, WT. A. Smith and Thusa Williamson, Lawson Stockdale and Ida Higdon, Porter Pierce and Fannie Jones, J. N. Watson and Josie Townsend, Lee Jones and Clevie Davidson, Robert Mealier and Maude Chan dler, Alvin Higdon and Lennio Holland. A double wedding took place at Gismondalast Friday, which came in the nature of a surprise to tho friends of the young people. Tho contracting parties were Lawson Stockdale and Miss Ida Higdon and Finis Stockdale and Miss Jo sie Swindle. Justice C. M. M. Harris officiated. A reception and supper followed at the home of tho young men in the evening. WTe join in extending congratulations and best wishes. Wanted Two responsible mer chants or farmers in Benton County to act as agents for a responsible fertilizercompany,a money making proposition for good men. Only re liable men need apply. Address all inquiries to John C. Wilson, l iOt Howard avenue, Knoxville, Tenu. CASTOR 1 A For Infants and Children. The Kind Yea Have Always EcugM plays and merry-making.