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if O il r voi,. xxvi. xo. ca.mdf.x. ti :xxi:ssi:k. GAM II i TV T 0TTY fTFT u Li I C K 5 13 i I k 1 F -i 13 i 'i 1 1 DUTY OF SCHOOL DIHECTOHS. Tim Act Milking l hool m.l Civil IU- ilolk Ciit-tlrilnl tu. ytaU? Superintendent Seymore A. 31 v nili' in bus uiAt HKiiiwI a ri.-. cnlar letter to couiilv biipt:iiiiteii,l. ents concern ing matters connect- ed with the State department of public instruction, and we publish thUpart relating to the act passed l'io last general assembly mak- ing the school and civil districts coextensive in tho State. Tho act passed by tho last legis lature making thetchool and civil districts coextensive will take ef fect August 1st. Under this act, iii all districts not heretofore cocx- a o. 7 1 j 1 1 i 1 jTi l 1 '.51VB UIH1UUIS Will U IMfLlfU III a special election to bo held on the first Thursday in August, but in an districts wliere the school and civil districts nre already coexten- sive, no election will bo held. Di- rectorseiectedinAugustshallserve until the regular election in l'JUl.h,y Dr. A. Jones of Jackson. 1 1 1 1 i ft 11' . uncuuis uicunu in auuuatui tjis year will qualify on the first Monday in September. liie present directors snouiu mkg tne scholastic population tins 1 j 1 111 1 i ii year as usual, on the mantes lurn- isheu by tins olhce. In ttie column marked "Civil district in which child lives," the person taking the cofiSns should be careful to note i?ie number of tho civil district. mi ' i til liio county superintendent will then be able to prepare for the fotate superintendent and the couu- ty trustee, as required by law, the census by civil districts. Do not V vpay any clerk for taking census un- ii no na3 niea wan you reports in i . -II fnr nil orVirifla tnnrrlif. in In' a rirt for selinlnfilie vpar ending - . w rr I . J I 4JUUe iiU. For schools opening the first of foeptemuer, tne present directors Iiavo the right to contract; for eciioois opening atter tnat time, except where it has been the cus- toru elect at the close of the pre- Tious term, the new directors shall elect and contract. Under this act, no school can be , . i maintained with a' population of less than seventy. This does not niaan attendance, l his clause does nof) necessarily abolish any school that should bo continued, as tne act prondes that where the scho- lastic population is less than sev- nty the school may be maintained if bv abolishing ttie same would ieq;Ure children to walk over two singing at Pleasant Yalley Sun and one-half miles to another jav. Jim AVhite lead in the sink school or if there aro natural bar riers. The purpose of this provis- ion in the law is to consolidate the email schools witn larger ones, thus enabling us to run the schools longer and turnish better school fN-ilities. l,nnl iitiflpr rnnirnri for Riim. iner4erms may ue conuuueu, unu the directors should be urged nor, to continue schools that have not ilwquired population after that '(1 trn junda the Ri' lection, Jonthepresentscnooidistricts ate abolished any money leu to the -.. 1 lT l.'-i-l 11 creditor a sciiooidisinciBuouiu go to tho. civil district in which the child lives-tnat is to say, me covf superintendent with the coumy; trustee should, from the scholastic population as furnished by the district clerks, distribute the school money on hand to the credit of tho civil districts out of trkkh the said school district was her j of ore established, in proper tioti to the number of children enumerated from the different civil tiisiricib. The law provides that the child taa attend the school neurit to it, win ther in if h own ir another civil ditriet, ho Unit it i.i impossible (o take oil' from any one school any part of the scholastic population in order to make the number above H. - veniy ior any hciiooi. inenian- ",,f f "Pportioning the money where chihlren attend school inn district other than their own ia flllly K( t out in 1,10 ,ld' C0V'lvB tf i .... which hive been sent you. Districts that have been created l,y "pt't'ial acts of the legislature remain as heretofore and the di rectors remain the Haiue. MASONIC CELEBRATION. Tho annual celebration of Cam den Lodge, No. 170, F. and A. I ,,n0 f r',.,,..,! r .nr,0 r.wi.w..i., t oi . t',.,' Dnyf promi8e8 to be one of the important events of the summer. There will bo a Masonic 1)ro. COS8;on :n ti10 forfnofm. followed by an address at 11 o'clock, a. in., Dinner will be served on the Lrouiul There will be a came of ball in tho afternoon, and an nd uress hy prof A E Tootu of Huntingdon. Tlie Captain Caraway Baud of Big gnn(iyf Harper's Orchestra of Eggville and tho Claude Hudson Concert Band of this place have kocm ivitl fnnmLmnoiniu 1 k.1 111 f A W V4 W 411U U V. .K)1.'U A- W J. Vlit nr.rnc;;nn Everybody is invited to come, nm bring a well-filled basket. All members of the fraternity are requested to meet at the school i10use at the chapel next Wednes jay morning at 10 o'clock. FROM BRISTOW Ticul:ir porrfsnoiiileiiep 1 J W. S l?rfiwr Vino rcvfnrnod in hlis home in Carroll County. W S Herrin, who 1ms been sick for quite awnile, is no better. Mr Ezelif tn0 tobacco man, of Mnvfipl.l Tv A Jt Warmack fainnv 0f Ramble Creek visited here last Snndav j There was a iarge attendance at the services at Rushins's Creek hast Sunday. a lanre stave factory, which was m0Ved here from Paris, is ready Uq begin operation a lame acreaco is beinc sowed in peaSi farmers cenerallv seem to be up in their work. , The young peoule enioved the ing. We wonder if the cold weather froze out the county correspond eilt8 last week? Come, bovs. we an want to hear from you. Bktstow, June 16. NOTICK TO THE PCKLIC. Qn and after thi d fc x win be found ftt Qur store at cku d Teun , iU b DreDared to nav the higl,est cash pricea for ties at any ... . lanuing on xennessee ltiver. We algQ car ag a Qnd com ete stock o General Merchan 1 d- b f d Benton Comity wllich we win seli as cheap as the cheapest. Come ftud try ug Rnd yQU wil be pieasedi T. W. Farmer Of D. M. Farmer & Son, Claud, Teuu C ASTOR I A For Infants and Children. jj j) EcUgh Bears the gtatare of ER50NAL AND LOCAL NEWS. Tom C. llye of Paris was in the. ity Saturday. W. L. Ncal of Ilolladay was in; ie city Saturday. Claude II udiion was in Niihhvilh le firnt of tho week. Marvin Fibher of Sugar Tree 'as in the city Tuesday. W. T. Hamblett moved his fam y to Jackson this week. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Wyatt visit 1 at Pig Sandy Sunday. Perry Hubbs of Hollow Pock was over on a visit Sunday. Prof. A. M. Smith will teach the school at Ilolladay next year. Mrs. W. A. Lash lee visited rel atives and friends at Kva Tuesday. Hon. J. A. Clement attended chancery court at AVaverly this week. Lem and Cyrus Thompson and Dee Jordan were at Nashville last Friday. Miss Mary Williams of Paris is isiting her aunt, Mrs. Maggie Whitfield. Tom Cooper returned home the irst of the week from Powling Green, Ivy. Mrs. J. Arnold and daughter, Miss Pearl, have returned from a visit at Paris. Miss Pettie Whitfield has been visiting at Paris and Manleyvillo he past week. J. J. Bateman has returned home rom Paris, after a pleasant visit of several days. John B. Anderson was called to Devider Monday to see his mother, who is quite sick. Miss Florence Nance of Gar field is the guest of Mrs. Dora Mc- Mackin this week. Will S. Corbitt, who has been confined to his room several days, is able to be out again. Percy Lowry was able to be out yesterday morning, for the first time in nearly two weeks. The little child of Bud Cain died Wednesday morning. The family have our sympathy in their loss. W. Riley Hooten and family of Paris visited relatives near Chase- ville the latter part of last week At a meeting of the city council Wednesday night, lorn Cltdcjer caun fact Paris was elected city atttcomins ' t or a Camden. n and .that Mrs. Lucian Jolly and chii'ie. of Huntingdon are spending a few days with the family of her brother, Dorsey Crocker. Miss Jodie Winston of Fulton, Ky., who has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. D. C. Johnson, return ed home Wednesday. Byrd Hubbs left Sunday for his home at Hamilton, Mont., after spending a few weeks here with relatives and friends. W. E. McCullough has bought the J. T. Hollingsworth stock of groceries, and will continue the business at the same stand. A. V. Bowles has returned from an extended trip to Nashville and Cincinnati markets where he has been buying for Bowles k Bedick. J. T. Throgmorton, who is en gaged in tho ax handle business near Chalk Level, left Monday for Paris to spend a month or so with relatives and friends. Postoak Camp, Ko. 47, Wood men of the World, will unveil the A. Pi. Broughton .monument at Bushing's Creek Cemetery Sun day, June 28. The unveiling will take place at J o'clock p. m. Mrs. Fd Buy a very hid; week. Miss Bet nice Fret-ton is visiting at McKt nzie. Fred Wartz of Ilolladay died veiy suddenly Wednesday night. Mrs. Gus Williams and son, K. Williams, of Manleyville, are over on a visit to relatives. The little child of Randall Frow zier died near Ilolladay last week. Mr. Frazier has movrd to Dickson. Mrs. John Heggie and daughter, Miss Fula, of Bertram!, Mo., are hereon a visit to relatives. Mrs. Mollie French and children have returned to Bertram!. Register Fd Brown met with an unfortunate accident last Satur day near the homo of Polk Hud son, 3 miles north of town. He was being driven to tho country when the hack broke down and ho was thrown to tho ground. When picked up ho was found to be bad ly hurt. He was brought to town, and while he js recovering from his injuries, he is still confined to his room at tho home of John W. Garrett. Master Gus Weatherly, tho son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Weatherly, has accepted a position in the no tion department of Herman Bros., Lindauer fc Co., wholesale dry goods and shoes, Nashville. Gus is barely turning his teens, yet he completed the course in the eighth grade at the Benton Seminary this year, and his average in all of his studies surprised even his parents. He also has a remarkable aptitude for business, and we predict for him a brilliant future in the com mercial world. John Vickrey, father of Deputy Clerk and Master J. B. Vickrey, died at the home of his son-in-law, Dr. F. M. Capps, of Coxburg, on Thursday afternoon of last week. The health of the old gentleman, who was considerably advanced in acre, had been on the decline for several years, and finally terminal edincousumption. Hewasamem ber of the Baptist Church at Ilol laday, near which place ho passec many years of his life, and he was highly esteemed as a citizen anc neighbor. We extend sympathy and condolence to the bereaved. A NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT lie vr the Cotirt-House at Camden Tonight nize Friday, June 19. 1903. blor - A wonderful electrical eutertain ment, in which images of persons dead and gone are made to appear with all the emotions of life, wil begiven tonight at the court-house Twenty grand productions wil be given, including "The Destruc tion of St. Pierre," "The Grea Buffalo Tragedy," '-A Trip to the Moon," and others equally won derful. These exhibitions are seldom seen outside of the large cities, and will prove a treat to our citizens, Don't miss it. T. J. Lowry & Co. have received a car-load of salt, which they are selling at $1.50 per barrel. To test the purity of water, there has been found no better or sim pier way than to fill a clean bottle three-fourths full of water to be tested, and dissolve in the water half a teaspoonf ul of the purest su gar loaf or granulated will an swer; cork Jho bottle and place i in a warm position for two days, If in twenty-four or forty-eigh hours tho water becomes cloxidyor milky, it is unfit for uomcbtic v.st ClIiCUIT COUriT. The following proceedings vvoro md in the Juim ti rni of circuit court: Adam Gainer, abduction; trial y jury, mint rial. Hugh and Walter Kiik, abduc- ion for purposes of prostitution; ontinucd. Kb Davidson, felonious assault; rial by jury, fined 100 and sen- Miced to one day in county jail. Ollie B fuicuni, crnj) shooting (3 cases); fined $1 and nolle proso- uied as on conviction. W. T. Prince, tippling; nolle prose plied us on conviction. Hugh Kirk, tippling; fined $o0 and sentenced to o0 days in county ail. Jolm Whitvvorth, tippling ('2 cases); fined $10 in one case anil he other nolle pro.sequied. Fd Norden, tippling; nolle pros- equied. W. M. Brevard vs. W. C. Harris et als.; continued. D. Q. Douglass vs. Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Bail- oad Company, plea of damage for killing do; verdict of $5 for the complainant. W. F. Wheatley vs. Frank P. Wheatley, appeal; continued. Mrs. A. E. Vickrey vs. J. W. White, C. A. King et als.; dismiss ed as to John Vickrey as per cost against Mrs. N. E. Vickrey, caso continued. M. A. McDaniel vs. Nashville, Chattanooga and St Louis Bail road Company, plea of damage;" continued at cost of railroad com pany per term. C. A. Robins, agent vs. D. A. Wheatley, appeal; judgment for de!endant by default. D. C. Alsup and wife vs. S. W. W. Leegan, appeal; continued. V. I. Brown vs. Lillie Brown, petition for divorce; divorce not granted, judgment for cost against the petitioner. Evansville Grain Company vs. Jack Wesson, forfeiture on sub poena; death of defendant suggest ed and proven, case continued. Dolan vs. Wyly; continued. J. F. Dowdy vs. John Balyew, motion to condemn land; the land condemned and sale ordered. J. F. Dowdy vs. Almon Aldrich, motion to condemn land; the land condemned and sale ordered. W. Caraway vs. J. W. Lawrence, motion to condemn laud; the land condemned and sale ordered. L. R. Watson vs. Ben Barnett, motion to condemn land; the caso continued. J. L. Hudson vs. Phencr Spires, replevin; case continued. Sood Masood Naif eh, exparte for citizenship; the same declared. NOTICE TO TEACHEKS. I will hold my institute, com mencing June 22, 1903, and will continue one week. Examination will commence on Friday at 1 p. m. All teachers are expected to bo present during the entire term. A fee of 25 cents will be charged to defray expenses. Quite a number of educators have promised to deliver addresses during the week of the institute. Colored examination on Monday June 29. Respectfully, McD. Neal, County Superintendent. S. A. Clement went to Box on business y e b t e r d a y . iSoda water, all flavors, ai the Fry D:i:- Company.