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Lonint III and Hrtnat-faU Railroad.
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KlwiKkipi! Crnfnl Railroad.
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Ty Etrei. 9:27 a. M. M"i a. m
Intiht Kxprei, r.. 11:tr.'a
Trin on either road.' it notary .'wJTt half
D iiour W trains un the otW.
Arrive fn. tbc A.uth ..d wt .t 6: ,.. m.
I'm in the Kat. n::si j.. m. lima the North.
I', to. Stiutli, '.':1" a. in.
J. U. DoyJ, l'oetmntcr.
J.in. Wi!!i:im!!. Shcri.T.
M. V. H jIiiip-. e'ounty Court Clerk.
It. K. l!iiiiie!, Ch;iini:ry Court Clerk.
Vin. Mimrc. Circuit Court Clerk.
TV. M. II ili'oril. Coroner.
J. O. M' Kircn. Trii'tcc.
C. It. Alien, Tx Collector.
J. A. TV. lle. Comity Surveyor.
A . I. Currey. Superintendent lu')lic SchnuW.
TV. K. Col, K-vMer.
A. Jon'.nn, Mayor rikI lleeorJur.
J. L. TV.Ui:inii!. Cir- Attorney.
J. 1.. M,-i.m;iU. Cily Marlil.
1'r. J. i'o.v'l, M.E. Hainl, TVilron TVillinni
fon. S. 1'. I'laiikiu, W.J. lloafe, J. 11. 1'k'kin
l!litt Cliurel: t:eet. J. E. Weaver. Tn'tor.
l'rtui liinpevrry Suiolay ntorninK mi l rvefiine.
rnyrr nu-ctiiiK T'liursiljy veniiiff. t?unJ.:y-
-liool V a. in.
HeiboJUt North Main street. B. F. PceM-,
Ait'ir. I'rejrhiiv every SunJay niorniii.tr nnl
trninAT. . I'niyor ineetii:; Tiievi.ny evenint.
IM,,I1'....1....I II . ...
MetlioJint-At i'rii-ioUhiii, three mile, ea't of
Sliln. J. TV. Jonei. .i!.'.or. l'rcnehiiift fourth
r-iimlay in em u mo:itu, at 11 . in.
i;. S'hool rrcsliyterinn Ir. J. E. lirisht.
iistor. Servii-e lt Sutuiay iiiTaeh month.
i-umberlaiiiT I're.-liytcrinn At Uriendsiiin, 'I
miles CHst of Milan, .1. J. ItrRy. juftor. Serr-
i i-i third Sabbath worniiiKand et cniiii; in each '
I. 0. 0. F.
Milan I.oiV-e, No. 1WJ. T. Anderson. N. (1. I
T. F. llaun. Sei'ietary. Lud.'C mett? everj- i
Weliiesilny niht. j
Milan l.oi'.jre. No. ll'l Meet VcHne''.ay l"r.. .
1.1. ifilTMc'l f.l'l tlUHI'l. W. I KlOlflT. M
.-r. O. Letter. St- iet::ry.
I. rvinia Chapter No.'ii Meet I'ridny nitrht
t.li nr !o('nr:i j i t full lii.hiill. f ll f. .Itiriln
11. T. W. 1.. Horn. r. Itet-or l-r. j
!..r.i!.ia Conaeil. No.r'l-Meetv Friday nisht
on or 'M-Tore ca -h fell ninon. . I). I.. Jordaa,
T. 1. M. S. II. Hale. lUi-order.
PATK'iNS IK lH S!!ANlil;Y.
Milsn ir:!iigf No. ? Meet? l'riday heforo the
third .- lay. at odd IVI'.omi' Hall. R. TV.
r-iia. Ma-ter. E-ilu-rt Ne-bit. Ser-t;ir.T. j
Walnut tirove lirarre. No. 43 Mvctn Friday 1
emiiAT b.dore thr t-lird Sutnlay in earn month, j
It. li. iioduia:i, Ma;er. I. AS. 1 Inline. See
retary. I. o. of (J. T.
VrieinUhi(i tode. No. SM JIrtf rt Friend
hili. .1 mile ta?t i f Milan, fury t ami II
S.?ti;ri!ay, t 7 p. in. Jaine l.e -enberry. W.
C. T. I1. I.. Ai'kitiioii, Seeretary.
:u .-'a! :ird;y, at 7 !. m. li.inkK Adr.ni", W. C.
'i'. ii-ori(e Ui-i.ier. Seeretary.
H'ipr Hill I. idxo. No. :r.!-.Mivt the reeond
find fi.llrl ll Sril iirdav niu !its in t'fieli i.niii ! !i Y.
!'. Childn--. V. C. T. John TV. Eunn. Sec- !
r,'.t:,rT- , j
n 1 ii ii t tirove Itod'e, No. . Meets every ,
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v. r. t.
Milnn fomn-il. No. 71 Mcet: every Friday
Hi lit t Oii.l Fellows- Hull. Z.i. Jiickson. 1.
!. W. J. TV. il. Alirce, Se:-rtiiiry.
Our term fur a.inoiniriiig eumlUldr j
fr count ofiirr are fir dull irt always
IX ADVAM i;.
JtKS. Wi -o mitiiuriz"'l t-t aiiiioinn-c J.
K. Ji.c a rai:i:ii:it ltr lax C'uileotor
ut thr Aiijru.-t i'li-tiun.
COFNTY TIU STKIl
F'.V. We re nilth.irir.'.l to .1111101111.1. 1..
i'n ii candidnte lor Xrlirtce ut the elce-
tion next Aui;ut.
-TVe re mitliorid to announce J. C
l.i.Mi :i a cuididate f r Truttre at the Au-
ATiut ele, -111111.
COFNTV COURT CLKKK.
AV. We are authorijed to nminunce ':i.t.
Thos. ttAV ns n ciiudi.hite for t'uunti' t'ourt
t'l-jrk at tlie AiiKUt election.
CMINE. We nre nulhori.cd to announce
.1 ol! N I'. ( AHNK. of lloil.l,ll. II' a, .mi.li-
!atc tor County I ourt Clerk at the Au;.'Ui-t
TO Til E VOTEHS iF tUIi-oX Cnl NTV.
I'ki.i.ow t'mr.NS : 1! inc licen ..lici!cd
l.y riui.ieroii Iricn.l. 1 h.ive at.cr cnsullntion
i:h rron trom various i:irt of the county,
deci led to hccot.ie a csndi'liito for re-clcciioii
to tin' ofir'c of County Court I Ink. nd iu so
diiinc. 1 hcreiiy return y.oi my most incere
1 1 m t-. U for your kind coniier:iti'n and tener
iiu .atroiiiii.-e in il,c past : feeling that inti
mate nc.juniiilniu'csliip iili the l.iuiness ot Ine
ojTicc has i un I uii-.i n.e for il niiinerous duties.
1 rcsoe. tlullT u.j.cHl to a jrencrous uh!ic for
it? uli'ra;c at tije ensuinc election.
lour ohodienl fcrvjnt.
it. C. llol.MES.
WJT.1.1A MS. TO THE VOTEKS OF (JII!
SON Col'XTY. When I made the raise
for Sheriff two years nro. I aniiouuced to ome
of my friends Unit, if re-elected, 1 would not
off. r f.ir tlie same position atraiii : but, in eone
tliience ol'urf cut solicitation from many friends,
1 have consented that 111 v name sIihM nrnin be
U'C.l as a candidate for the oltice. 1 feel that it
would l.e iinirrateful in me to refuse to hllow niy
trirndi to ne my name in the r.ice. after having
lyeeii AUpihted ly them in niv two last ra -eF.
JOXS. W ILLIAMS.
CIBCFIT COUBT CLERK.
MOORE. TVe arc authorized to announce
W . W . Moonit ns a candidate for re-elce-tion
to the ofhee of Cireuit Court Clerk at tha
A upust election.
ELLIOTT. TVe are nnthorited to announce
1'. P. Elliott, of Trenton. a a candidate
for County Register at the A usust election.
Fay us what you owe at once, and
6avc cst. Stoxe & Mills.
W. W. Wilkison is
selling guns, pistols,
revolvers and manv
other things at cost 5-tf
Parties wishing to rent houses or buy,
property can get bargains liy calling on
O. IL Hallstrow, Milan. Tenn, 1-ly
Just roeelved, a newtock of Cloth
ing, which we will sell at the lowest
cah prices. Stoxe & Mills.
Mrs. Duffy has new stvle t&fhos
vad cctk ribbons.
j orU,e "-J
I notice in Uie Exchange of the
9th inst. a FUggestive piece, which,
properly considered, id fraught with
d U fraught w.tb
the welldoing and
of our littlq city
i more interest to
I progressive mteres
thau anything that could now possibly
engpgc the attention of our guardians.
.na iu connection with the imminent
j danger to which we are exposed from
lire, tlie hcndLsh and burglarious
scoundrels wbo are almost continually
I making or attempting to make depre-
luuio-m joii me luieresia our viu
.i,,.: . i . c t
Zens demand that something be done
t apprehend as well as watch and re-
! V 'rt tn0 outbreak of fire that is liable
L . ., , .,..
to occnr at any time.
ciimMwt thof mr fitv f.iOiorj
, ph,,u,(1 naiJtc1y secure a comj.lete
! outfit fir a regular hook ami ladder j
I """I'" n1 tIial cre should be a
certain number of men choswi to
man such un enterprise, and that they j j tiWn i;lst Saturday. If their own
hhould have the night divid.-d into j Crs would have bills printed, the peo
regular watches, and the watch men I ve would know where to find them.
bo restricted to the utmost vigilance
while on duty in watching tlie ina
nteuvres of everything, and reporting
with dcsjiatch everytliing tliat may
not le !oniprehentive.
Desiring the views of others on the
subject, I remain, yours &c,
PrliiftKAr lrH and Tj for Slo.
A Novelty press, quarto size, and
six or eight fonts of good type, will
le sold i.jr halt first cost.
W. W. Will isos.
Hie "randest ioniur in Milan.
sjriiig millinery goods, consisting of
' tlie latest and finest styles, at Mrs. K
i A. DuftVs. Don't fail to call
j If VOU Want to KlVf IllOliey, buy j
' VOUr goikjs lrolll iSTONE aK AlII.I.S,
I bed a!out I a.m., masks and all (in
The Sparta Index states that a j (.Uvj;,!;r whisky), and aliout an
number of citizens of White e-ounty, j hour ;.lk,nvar Bfu woke
happening together at the jKist office j ,
in that place, called
order, anl resolved
the meeting to
not to supjxirt
any candidate who should fail to an
nounce hi. candidacy in the county
pajKT. Candidate in this county
! also may I
ok out. The Milanese are
jii- t such friend-: of their paper. If
.Vu" WJIIlt the VOtCS of OUT Jieople, you
u jll l.uvo tn niiiir.imrt. viinr iimiiwki in
Mrs. Dnflys prices defy competi
tion. Latest styles jii.-t received.
New Stock Latest Style Ladies'
Hats at Sinxi; & Muja
Iatron of lIutlmnttr.T.
The (Grangers of this county met
j in (-ouiK il last Friday in Trenton,
j Wc understand there was a good iit
I tendance, and that buiness of inijMirt
ance Wiis transacted. Among other
i thinirs thev endorssil the action of the
National and State (irangt
platform of principles. Thev also !
reconiinendetl a full attendance at the i
! meeting of West Tennessee (.ranges, j
to be held in Milan the first dav of.1
May next. We understand therewill I
I 1h representatives from -all parts of
! thl section of the State on that ocea
! sion, as a larire iiuiiiIkt of rrranires
have already given notice of their in-
lention loseixi tieietrates. ur
will give them a warm welcome,
dents' New Style Hat just received
Stoxi: it: Muxs.
Anything you want in the milline
ry line at Mrs. Duffy's.
All jiersons who have ltorrowcd
lxxiks from me will please return them
i 111 mediately.
G-Im Hkxky L. Dickixsox.
Since our last we have had almost
any degree of heat, cold and moisture,
s.- ,: ti 1.,.. ...i
j .llllV IlllW l.llll 1.1M A IlllIMlilV , 1 1. V U.lll
frost Friday, lieautifully clear and
balmy Saturday and Sunday, then
more clouds and rain. The "craps"
have hal a hard time of it, but we
are informed the fruit is not yet all
killed. It has lieen a desjerate fight
"the crajis trying to weather the
weather, and the weather trying to
crap the craps."
Ladies' new style hats just received
at Mils. E. A. DrFFY'f.
Stonk tt Milij are selling their
new stock of goods very low for cash.
('rn for Nal.
One hundred sacks w hite corn cheap
for cash at Stock Yard, Milan, Tenn.
G-2t G. L. Mooke.
I"lr r Trenton.
Mr. R. B. McGee's residence, near
Trenton, caught fire in some unknow n
manner last Friday night and was to
tally consumed. The family had a
very narrow eseajn?. Loss .about
Notions of every kind can be found
at Mrs. E. A. Duffy's.
Great bargains at Stone & Mills's.
A Ran (haneet
Te every person who will send us
2.2.3 in cash, wc will send the Ex
change and the St. Louis Midland
Farmer for one year. The Farmer is
a large eight page, forty column
monthly, published by George W.
Matthews & Co, 212 N. Sixth Street,
St. Louis, Mo., at 50 cents per year.
Go to Stone & Mill and buy a late
style Hat cheap for cash.
3f nnie Pupils.
. Mrs. W. A. Wade will take six or
eight pupils to learn music, either vo
cal or mstnnaeut.iL
Lots of people in town Saturday.
Masked ecrenaders were out Satur -
Our fins' article last week ha.
ulrciuly attracted notice. See "Anon'"
A numlcr of our young gallants
ni-ht inaiue. Thev eniove.1 them
i KWix finely until next morning.
. v j
The Baptist and Methodist Sunday
, .schools here are both making efforts
j to raise money to buy organs, and we
- , are gmi to say with good prospect of
) . . . '
One of our business men ld over
three hundred dollars worth of goods
Saturday, and it was not a good day
fr business either. He says Milan
has more life and vim than any other
town in West Tennessee outside of
j Brownsville and Memphk
A nmnlierAf nnnl.nrcnY,..cWn
Our attention has lieen called to
the miserable condition of Williamson
street. Citizens say they can hardly
ride or walk in it, and that it is al
most impossible for wagons to jmss
over it in safety.
A prominent citizen, just returned
from Middle Tennessee, says he was
astonished at the difference in the bus
iness of tlie towns of Middle and West
Tennessee. He says there is much
more business-bustle in Milan than in
any of the towns in that section ; ami
,iU 1S , !rllt- il'in u a letter uusun-ss
jKiiat than any of them outside of
A crowd of young men, living not
over twenty-five miles from Milan, at
tended the niiuked ball at Melvenzie
on Friday nitrht last, and were put to
and, "by the lantern dimly burning,"
saw something in bed with him re
sembling a Modoc Indian. He raised
the alarm, and after being convinced
that it was only his friend, II ,
i turned over ana sam: "ll
j must lie d d drunk;
I never saw
whisk- make you look that way be
fore." Ladies' underwear of the latest and
lK.st styles can only be found at
Mi;A. E. A. Pltfy's
Imiornnt norlln D-Ir(rnlp A p
rvoinletl to Allend llio EvanMvlII
The Hoard met at the City Ilnll
Friday afternoon. Present, Mayor
Jordan, Aldermen J. II. Dickinson, t
S. F. Bankin, M. L. Baird, Wils. j
WillianiMin and W. J. House, and j
City Marshal McDonald.
I he minutes ol the lxt meetui!r I
were read and adopted.
A communication was received from
Dr. L'-a, President of the Tennessee
'mral requesung xne issu
i . if-'i i x: . i
ance ol tlie remainder ol tlie honiu to
Fail1 roa,L r,lere'1 1 be fil-.vl.
! J he committee appointed to estab
i 1; 1, i,n i;.,n - s;..,,'fk o.i rv,.i...
ll.-ll II1U llllO tl l-llllbll 1I1.A VVAUI1
streets rejvirted them opened.
The committee to revise the laws
and ordinances of the corporation of
Milan asked for and obtained further
time to report.
The committee appointed to exam
ine Ellis and other streets asked for
and obtained further time.
The Tax Collector w as ordered to
proceed to collect the taxes by dis
traint, and report at the next meeting.
The following accounts were re
ceived and ordered to lie paid :
Transau & Bro.,
IL Y. Moore,
J. F. Ilolloway,
F. A. Cup,
M. L. Baird,
10. A. Collins,
M. I). L. Jordan,
llaun ay. Williamson,
Baird aY. Sims,
J. M. Barton,
J. M. Blankingship,
J. W. Blankingship,
I). L. McGaha,
W, C. Creswell,
Sneed & Gilliert,
Clements fe Frost,
J. II. Holt's account was referred
to the Finance conimitthe.
Wm. William'i account for$G.OO
Alderman W. J. House offered the
following resolution :
iiWmf, That it Is the sense of j
this Board that the construction of
the Evansville & Great Southern
Railroad via Milan is a matter of in
comparable importance to the town
and country, and that- it deserves the
encouragement and support of every
i.VWmf, further, That Judge John
L. Williamson and E. A. Collins lie
appoiuted to represent our interest in
the Stockholders Convention to be held
at Evansville on the 22d inst., and
Dr. M. D. L. Jordan be appointed as
Ail of which was unanimously
The City Marshal was authorized
to Itx-k up prisoners in any house or
place he can procure until a calaboose
S. F. Rankin, W. J. House -and
M. L. Baird were appointed a com
mittee to attend to the building of a
calaboose, receive bids, and report"
plans and specifications at the next
tSpring bonnets at Mrs. Duffy't
An impromptu debute was gotten
! tip at this place last Friday, there be-
t ing quite a number of people iu town, i
; Dr. Felt, made a rousing railroad
, and free school speech, and several
j others made fiieoches for and against
the education of -whiles and blacks
Mat. Neeley, radical, announced
himself as a candidate for the Legis
islature, and made a sjieech. Some
! good man will come out against him
j at an early day, we presume, and" bo
Notwithstanding the frost and ice
last week, the fruit is not all killed,
and the farmers rejoice. Rain has
lieen falling in torrent-?, flooding every
W. M. Hall, Esq., of Brownsville,
was in town last Saturday.
S. W. Shxrp, Esq., of HumbtKlt,
was in town Tuesday.
Dr. W. M. Lea, President of the
Tenn. Cen. ILIL, was in town Tues
day, looking after the interest of his
Frof. J. W. StilweJl, of Trenton,
was in town yesterday, and called at
Major J. B. Innian, Chief Engineer
of the T. C. 11. If. was in town Tues
day, and refuted the work on the
road between this place and McLc
nioiesville steadily progressing.
Show ef TSiiirsil.iy.
SjKeial attention is calletl t) the ad
vertisement of G. V. Bailey's big
show, which appears in this issue,
though on account of the delay of the
train it is not accompanied with the
This great show comprises the
greatest menagerie and museum in
America, including SignOr Sebastian's
circus, and is now on its twenty-second
annual tour. We advise all to read
the advertisement, and if you wish to
see a general collection of natural curi
osities and wonders, and the jwrfbr
nianee of unparalelled feats, be sure
to lie in Milan on the 23d and vL:it
We have just received from J. A.
McCluro & I5ro., Nashville, a new
song and chorus, entitled "liambling
through the ('lover," by Henry L.
Farmer. This author has established
a high reputation as a composer, and
this piece, though simple is ve ry lieau
tiful, and wo prophesy great popularity
j for it. We arc much obliged to our
Tlir liildrd Ane.
The al,")ve is the title of a 1km ik hs
essing moie than usual Ai'nterest, the
I joint j)roductiou of Mark Twain and
Charles Dudley Warner. The Gild
ed Aire is writen iu the same style of
Innocents Abroad and Koughing It,
and bids fair to rival them in intere st
mid jxipt.Iarity. W. (). Brandon at
this office, is agent for the work.
Thccase of the State vs. John Doug
lass for shooting Geo. Pat ton, last Feb
ruary was tried Friday List before
E-sijs. Dickinson, Jordan and Guion.
Resulting in the binding of Douglass
over until the next term of the circuit
court in the sum of 1,000,
Ruches,-collarettes, etc., at Mrs. E.
In a comparatively short time, it is
said, Texas will lie the most imjiortant
producer of white winter wheat in the
It is said of the temperance crusad
ers that "they think not, neither do
they sin ; yet Solomon, in all his glory,
was not a raid like one of them."
The ninnlier of vessels belonging to
or Ixiund to or from ports in the Fnited
states, reported totally lost and miss
ing during the past month, was twenty
nine. The King of Italy is said to be very
fond of coarse jests and humor. He
recently visited a low theatre in Naples,
frequented by lazzaroni, and was heart
Col. Boiling, Mayor of Louisville,
Miss., publishes a cart! to say that he
has not lately inherited half of 'Rich
mond, Va., and has boon "annoyed to
death" by the rejiort that he had.
The French Assembly is considering
a law providing that every new-born
child shall have its name and the date
of its birth tattooed on its arm. The'
object is to facilitate identification.
A young lady graduate of the med
ical department of Iow-.i University
has won the first prize for the best
performed dissection in surgical anat
omy, from a clxs consisting of twenty
four voting men and one other youhs
Ah Sin's way of thieving in San
Franc'isco is to wear a broad-brimmed
hat when he steals, and change it for
a small cap when he get around the
corner. Then he walks-off with blank
innocence of face which is impossible
to anylxxly but a Chinaman.
An act to protect and preserve the
groves of big trees in Frcxsiw, Tulare
and Kern counties, CaL, was up in the
senate of that State recently, when
Mr. Lindscy, senator from these coun
ties, moved to amend so that the act
should apply only to trees overix feet
in diameter. The amendment was
accepted and the bill passed.
The Lexington, Ky., Gazette tells
this: "One of our country friends
relates a story of one of the intelligent
fifteenth amendment recruits attempt-'
ing to steal a goose, but a dog raised j
an objection and Sambo retired. The
next night, durinrr a thunder shower, j
he attempted it again, aud just as he j
was on the ouit of getting away with
his bird the lightning struck close by,
and tlie noise nearly frightened the
poor fellow to death. Dropping tlie
goose, he started away, muttering:
Peers to me dar am a mighty lot of
fuss made bout a conuaon goose.'"
Tlie Lookout Mountain Hotel has !
lKHn M in bankruptcy. It brought I
McMiunrille Fports an heir to the
UteVL iZZ 7i
; Col. John Hopkins French.
j The people of Wilson county want
tol r kse the Tennessee and Fa-
Moore county has ehrht Granges.
Iy coming into favor.
East T ennessee is said to be shij)
ping large quanities of its cxcellient
.marble eastward' where it is used ex
tensively in ornammital work.
On Sunday night last, W. C. John
son, telegraph operator and station
agent at Brownsville, was shot and fa
tally wounded by Samuel Oldham.
Brownsville has a volunteer fire
company of about fifty members, or
ganized since the recent fire. They
havn't got an engine yet, but expect
to after two or three more fires.
The McMir.nville New Era repre
sents that White county merchants
haul their goixls from Nashville on
wagons, and lectures the McMinnville
..,f f., ..!.., t ! - i f i i
uini Aaiu.-ueMt'r rauroau OU ireiglll
Tlie Bristol News savs the East
Tamiiuuin A':..:..:.. f' :l
"""vll nuiiii nnu vicuij..ia i ail-
road COIUlMinv isi Berionslv coiisiilcrinT
.t. x " a i '?
me iiouu:iv 01 selling apan a nana -
some per cent, of ite earnings for the
licnefit pf the comruon scnx)l fnnd.
The Almo Sentinel assures its read
ers that a history of the early settle
ment of the Forked Deer county, by
tstuic 31. Johnson, Lsq., will soon be
gin its appearance m the
Crocket county claims to be fore
most hi the collections of taxes for
173. Thirteen-fourteenth of the
county tax and twelve-fourteenths of
the State tax have been collected and
A.t Lebanon, young Mr. Brccken-
ridge, son of the late Dr. Breeken
ridge, of Lexington, Ky., was shot
and killed by John L. Anderson.
Both were drinking.
a. i i
The Bristol News remarks: Wheat
promises well. More clover and seeds
have been sow n this spring than usual.
Fences are undergoing repair; pcopk
ire painting their houses and white
washing their fences in many places in
the country. Take it altogether, there i The Charlotte, Columbus and Au
is more Inqxiful, well-applied industry ; i'llsta raiirotul has prohibited the sale
and less repining at hard times tliaii f newspapers on its trains.
since the war. i
There are said to be 00,000 grang
ers connected w ith the various lodges
The grangers of Wayne county,
Intl., voted down the proposition to
cstuWi.-li a store ot their own
i i iii
uricKvam nas neen e? -
tablished at Council Blufls, which will
manufacture 2,000,000 brick this
The Patrons of Husbandry in the
Suit hern States huhiIkt at present '
2,500 granges and are rapidly increas
ing. This is about one-third of 'all '
the subordinate granges in the United I
The National Grange has recently 1
completed arrangements in New York I
City, by which granges throughout 1
the entire country can order and re- ;
ceive all kinds of goods at exceeding-:
ly reduced rates.
The rulings of the Supreme Court ;
of Kansas will hereafter be published !
in the Kansas Fanner. lawyers in ;
that Stttte will now have to turn I
gilingers in order to ascertain the Lit- i
est decisions ot the court.
The Richmond (Ind. ) Register says:
"The Grangers of Clark county are
(lehstting the (jucstioii of organizing a
hank, charter fir such an institution
having already heen obtained. Thev !
say the object they seek to attain
make nionev eheaner. and they under
ttike to say that the money in their :
luink shall not lie loaned at a higher I
rate of interet tnan ei''ht ner cent.
nor niiniiin. Thev n snti-itii-il (but
the exorbitant rate which borrower! HACKS & WAGONS,
are now compelled to pay comes at '
last out of the pockets of the farmers j At hi new shop, on
of the country; for they contend ifj west snK OK M VIN STREET "
the merchant, mechanic or profession
al man is forced to iav ten or fifteen ! MILA, Th.,
ler cent, for money, he is also forced j
tO l)Ut tllilt amount 011 Whatever , ;ne. r"'".''" eeueniay ! tim linn a enll :in.l ex
. i, riii aniine In toek nefore imrrluisini elFt-w.iere.
articles llO maV sell. 1 lie manner, ; ll kiml of Repnirinir done with neatnes and
we are tol l, in "which it is proposed to ! A ?ood;oitiuentuf
get up this bank, h for the farmers of! C C) I-' I x n
Clark who belong to the order of Pat-' AlwiT5 0 at re.lur(t1 r.. Al50
rons ot llusnaiulry to subscribe tne
capital stock, and tlien for each t j
nledo-p himself that hL-i entire (leiK)it 1
liietlC nliiiM-ii iii.il iil-- a iiiiic in in), ll
shall 1)0 placed there, and that his CIl- ,
tire business shall be transacted j
through its oflicers. 8ome of the !
prominent farmers of Clark are urg-1
ing this new project, and it seems like- J
ly to succeed." !
Mr. AV. Maxwell, Master of the
State; Grange of Tennessee, in writing j
to the Dyersburg Gazette says: "As j
evidence of advancement among our i
'i t t. i .. .:i ,.r!
j'iiL, J. Jseu iiic cemiiiji niiiicii im
rrraliires' are about to establish a joint j
rim, iv ,f.eiiu 7.tii j 411 iigui 4.11 n. .
1 - ;J 1 . ' 1 1 !- t 1 f
All nYm all they j
nave w oo ls io negin rigiu. ji,ngian(i
co-operative companies to-day, are the
prido of the world; and their strength
and beauty and usefulness lie in the
fact that they were established upon j
tho principle of the Patrons of litis-1
baiKlry, as set forth in their declara- j
tion of prihciple?, "to do the greatest
c:ood to the rreatest number." Then
f. ? 1. r.
IO carry OUl UUS principle, ihj sure
whatever else is done, not to mcorpo- notmea iam tneir accounts wuioem
rate any rule that will have the sem
blance of establishing a moneyed THE HANDS OF AN OFFICEK
aristocracy, or monopoly, by fixing a j
snare eo large that the honest, nan- .
working man or woman cannot take a
share and become beneficiaries. Ex
perience has shown the smaller the
sum constituting a share, the more
succesful the enterprise. Even $2o
is thought, by some who have experi
ence and oliserved the working clear
ly, to be too large."
Kev. Dr. Cheney, of the Baptist
church in East Boston, with a Siilary
of S3.0CH) per year, has given on an
average 81,000 per year for six years
toward defraying the church debt.
Sextons of some New York churcli-
03 Which make a specialty of mu.ic
i i i l i r t
are charged with accepting bribes for .
An Auburn paper says that a man
in that city is going to make job tyje
out of compressed papier, just as the
Japanese make pails, etc., out of the
.same article. ,
Wright antl Mcniirf,
Tlie following U the standard of
weights and measures, recognized by
the laws of the United States. It
will I? well to file them for future ref-
I ru,!iel.. Tour..!?
TV Ih-iii ft'
Sl,ell-.l Corn i
I Corn in tin ear '
' U:':N Si
: Kirlev 47
Iri.-h l'olntoe-i ft)
Sweet IVtiltoes -V)
! White Iiermn ft)
. C-tor Iiin?... - 4i
j Clover Seed ftl
' 1 imotliy Seeil
! Flax Sei-il T"i
i ilvinp Seel 44
Millet Seel N
! lVa. ft
Iliue tir;i Scel 41
I'rieJ l'!ielien. M
I'rietl Ailci - 'J!
I'la.-teriiiK Hair S
: I nliK-ke l Lime '''
Hiinir:iri-in Ora.' Seed
A box 14 by Id iuehes, 21 inches Jeei, onitaiu.-
A box 10 by lfi'a inches, 8 deep, contains 1
IT' k. ...
I The itamlaril 'nuliel of the United Mate eon-
A i.ox 4 iiy 4 inoties.4', Ucep, ront.nn " j peek.
: tains L'1.1.4 euhie im hes
The imperial bushel
i about (iSeiiltie inches. Any box or measure,
the content "f which are equal to 21VI.4 cubic
inches, w ill hold a bushel of grain. Inmeas-
I iiriiiB fruit, vccctiibles, eo:il mid other ."ub-
must he added. In oth
a peck measure five time even full
1 tuike!" one bushel
1 He. usual practice is to
: the measure.
If the last census is good authority,
fanners don't make much money.
There are exceptions, however, in the
j great West. A lawyer Umght 2000
i acres of hind near Webster. Iowa, for
j S24,U00, and sowed 1700 acres in
wheat. In two years he has netted
S30.000 from his crojs. What a
chance for hundreds of half-starved
attorneys in New York who are trviinr
j to reap"a livelihood bv sowing discord
The last tiling done by the Missis
sippi legislature was to pass the Sen
ate bill prohibiting tlie granting of any
license to sen minors exc i't, o i
. . i . . A . .
j jtresenta'tion of a petition signed by a
niajoritv of the male voters of that j
- district and two-thirds of the female
residents who are over eighteen years
of age in the district. This last is a
. feature as excellent its it is novel.
3Jilnu Cotton Marliet.
Milan, April 15, 1S74.
Ree!Ht5 light. Ahmit aixty hale have l.een
brought in since our la.-t report. I'emand goo
Wc quote a, follow :
' Ir.li miry
1 i,w middiiu
! ry"' .'"f
i stii. t inldVuinc
' ';""d '''
AT HIS OLD STAND, COR. MAIN
Staple & Fancy
eeries, loU2iit at b..ttoiti prieea tor t a-n, and
Ki lls at
Small Profits for Cash!
(lire him a eall h:f.ire iurel:a?ir.j el.-nhere.
v.-h 5ii, it hi ,,1,1 friend nn,i rummer and j
5IKTAI.lt" BVSIAI. CASES,
er ,'"r- A P"'"1 i!""" r'iy wnen e:,ii,..i
. , ,. . ..,,,,,,i ,..,r-.i.
' ' ! '
W. !!. HARRIS.
E. R. LltioN.
um & LH,
humboldt, tenn. j
A I.I. THOSE INDKDTED TO THE l"N-
tj ydersined. with..utexee,,tion.Hrc hereby
for collection after the first day of Ai.rii.isri.
xorl2-!m W. B. rilCKIN.'ON 4 CO.
GEO. K. FOOTE,
ATT OR XE Y-A T-L A H
Will .ra.-i"e in ail the Court in this Stnte. !
'!T. -e in tin City Court room, over Or. Jordan's
Drugstore. ninrV.im. " t
A. J. DAVIDSON, j
ANI FACTUEER OF .AND LEALIU !
L in ;
BOOTS SJ EHOSS.
Thiin iK-reed Calf for10. riain sewed Call" for !
ilo. Corded top, box toe. sewed. $14. I res liie (
very best matariM. KePnirir. cheaply and ;
West Side Alain street. M ilan.
OFFERf Kr. TROFEPPIOXAI, FERV
iees to fheeitiien of Milan and urround
ini eountry. in alt it various branches.
offi.-e over Jordan's Drug Ctore. heidence
on WilliauuoB.ijuct't. miiii-ui
11' 4 '
W. I SHHBHSj
M. D. L. JORDAN,
I FINE TOILET SOAPS,
. Fancy Hair & Tootli IJrusilis,
Perfumery, Fancy Toilet Articles,
M. Dt'Exn, Jk., lt.
M. lit rxs. Jb., io.
Jamks Bl hns.
Saddlery, Hardware, Coachware,
Shoo Findincst, I.oatlier, j
I 1M'CS Felloes, IIulis, Axles, Springs, j
&c, Ac, &c.
Xo?. 6 AND 7 Pl BI.tr Stjl AUK, Sot TH PlliE,
i niHn-r.m. XASHVILI.E. TEXX.
I Single Meal 30c, cr 12 for $3.
j Ifl, 1 Rooms for SI per Da',
". R. OIU.E. rirnt Jerk.
mar5-ly J. ". OAT KM. I'roprietor.
ETFLA Ifl GA N ' S
ON MAIN STREET.
lie kccj.s on hand a good f ujidy of ;
i MEATSOFEVERY DESGBIPTIOH i
rVly OAI.Tj ANI FKK HIM. I
Vfi.S. S. FLACK, Pnyndre.-f.
Ori-osiTK thk M. Jt I., ami Mi
rtlT AXIl CoNVKNIKNT T THK Rtrsi.VKS.I
Part ol' the CiTV.
This well-known llott-e i" nivitly fitted up,
Serviinf-i polite and ntlntive, and the Tnl.le
furnished lit 1.11 tiiues with the best the country
Kiilen re inntil)Io. The pntronnpre of the pnb
li.' i r...lieited. in:ir.'.-ly
WHITE & THOMAS,
Barbers & Hairdressers
THEY WII.T. DO A I.I. KINI'S OF WORK
IN THEIR LINE IN THE 1! EST
STY I.E. AM) AT RE AsON
AUI.ETHItKS. Arc prepnrinl to K!im;inoii tli4
Hair ly n i;ow jrrrm rallorl S'
t'niM. entirelj- hnrmlosM. Clcana
tlio Senli unit promcteH a hoi-llliy
Kro th cf the- lialr. niiir-ly.
Williams, Smith & Co.,
I ' "".-. .mm
1 1 I an--. Hoot. Sh.M. I'ueen
EALEHS IN liHY Cool)?. NOTIONS.
ll:ir:nxre. ,lr. Tonus stri.-tlv nnd i..
I C:i.-h or 1'io.lir e. V.m will find them ut llrysr.t.
Jaek-on .t t'o.'s old t:i:id. tnai-Jii-lr
W. J. HOUSE,
mailt! !'i-tu;-er of mid denier in
Saddles, Harness, Collars, k
III fnet, everything uu!!y kept in a Firt-C!.-tss
3j"Ortlers for Fine Work solicited.
S.u'h Side Main Street,
nir.n".-!. .MILAN. TENN.
J. T. ANDERSON,
V A N 1' FACTt'RKR AMI) DEALER IX
Country Hollow-ware, Ac, Ac.
maro-ly. " MILAN, TENN.
W. M. McCALL, I
Attornoy-t-Iiaw, jGlVC US a Call,
MILAN. TENX. I
Will nraeti -e in nil the Court of I.ar ttn.l
Equity in the eountie of iih.on and Carroll, j
and in the Conrt? at I'nioit City. tpeei:il at
tention i;iveii Ut Collection.-. inart-ly 't
DR. J.RSHARPE, !
Late of Memphis j
OflTora hi prnfcionitl servi-ea to th citizens j
of ilih'.n and -tlrrouii.lin lounlry.
Hl'FIl'K l I'lyST 111 KH F r.L'ILLlING. j
jk I'ive him a call. marC-ly ;
; t i j ii i i jj tj j. j. iXiiii, :
W. B. GUION,
P II O T O G II A P II E I: ,
1 prepared to make nil kinds f riCTt'RE.S
at tha Si. l.iMiis tialiery. mart-ly
J. H. WEAKLEY,
S IGN PAINTER,
MI LAX, TEXX.
FereetfullT solicit the parroBaire of aJlj
wi-hirjr work in hid line. Olfice at Unit 'a "
Tacul iihop. juaily
TVill be published every Thursday mernirv. at
the office on the West Side of Mum Street, over
the More of i;air I & Sima. Tht a ubs . ; il ti-
price is, Uivarinblj iu ailvaaje.
1 62.00 A YEAR.
S1.00 SIX MONTHS.
oc three months.
Having ju.'! reeeived from lh manufri trer:
an entir new fiult; of ih
and tha newe.-i im jf.iTcnient in
Lightning Job Printing Presses
of ail Ir.-.'.r. l tha
Host Reasonable Rat
a ad ra'rajiLw
A-Horne Entemf iseJ