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V Milan Exchange.
-n ,ii; XIV. MILAN, TENN., DECEMBER 31, 1887. NO. 44.
I RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
GREAT JACKSON ROUTE.
iLLIXSlI ClIIITBAL RaIL10.
Ifter My 21. 1187. trains will leaf
Man m followi:
. 1. at 5:35 itm No. J. t 5:. am
. 1. at 2:.H pm No. 4, at 1:21 pm
. 5at.51p. m. No. 6 it f.Oo p.m.
K. M. Brown, Ticket Agent,
a. . IUno, (Jen'l. Pat. Agent, Chicago,
. J. W UokRMAii, Ass'l. (i. P- A.. Nw
; LOUISVILLB k 8 ASUVILLB R. K.
drains leave Milan ai followi on and after
ty 29. 1887.
. I, south, leaves at
i-i. north, "
. I learei Milan at
rives at Memphis
. 10 leaves Memphis
5. Si) a. m,
9.00 a. in.
i W p. in.
S.5C p. in.
rrive at nilaa.
Beta trains run daily.
r . V AH i n faLLi, llcxei Agem
R.C. A 6t. L.
7:15 in " " 11:45 pm
T:a&m " " 12:15 pm
05 pot Ar Nashville 7:49 pm
i: in " 7:05 am
. O.F.CANTVTELL. Agent.
: C1TI OFFICERS. '
10. H. Rtone. Mayor.
W, B. Bryant, City Marshal.
R. B. Mitchum, J H. Blankinship. R. I.
aun, R- E. Edwards. U. W. Harmon and
; A. Taylor. tldermea.
tctptist Church stieet. J. P.'Weaver, pas
r. Preaching every Sunday morning and
mine. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening
. nilny-scnool 9 am.
dethodist North Main streetE.B.Graham,
; itor. Preaching every Sunday morn ng and
enini. Prayer meeting Wednesday even
i. Sunday school 9 atn. . . ,
v'umberliind Preibyterian South Main it
JD. Lewis, paster. Preaching every Sun
Jt morning and evening. Prayer meeting,
P 1 eidy evening, Sunday ichoel 9 am.
Milan Lodge, Ne. 191-Joslah Claybroak.W.
L; R.E.Edwards, Secretary. MeetiMMon
,,.y sight ia euoh month.
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tatjr: TDJantson. Reporter, fcodgamceti
'.taatkir4 aridity mgnisio eacamomu.
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wpore. Udo. No.24-H.VT. Lovli.g.C. 0.
vY. Williamson. K. R. S. Meeti every
. A. O.U.W.
nr.,.. Vn Sfl A . CYi ambers M.
. w. n. I. Jordan Rocorder. Meets third
df-' Friday nights.
K. andL. f H.
n. I.T..I-. r OH Drat ml thir
,ody nighti In each month. T. J. Uordon.
U w.A. Wade. Secretary.
Gibson County Wheel meets the first Thuri
iiysln January. April. July and October.
i. W. Pitman, Pres., M. B JohnBon, ee.,
utberlord- , . .
Orove. So. R5. meet! Snturdayi be-
J 'ire the &Tft aa l third Snudays in each
Lj onth. L. W. Pitman.
f No. lit meets the lt
rres , . iv. "icioj,
it SJ Satunliivi in
j.w i icn mnnm. o. u. hu
i JjV'. ir.. Secretary
1 piffi.S.o. 79. meet
Hufcbes.FreMdent. J. v
Catiirr1a hnfnr thm
It inVon 'ti eaoh month. W .O.Chapman Pres
.T..hn3,n School-House Wheel. No. 52.
is Thnrsdiiv nlaht bufore the full moon in
vch month. J.u. Jones, rresiuem, u.
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Will you "turn over a new leaf to
borrow ? "
A light snow fell here last Monday,
iut soon melted.
Service was held ouly attheMelho'
Jiil church by the whites last Sunday,
hen a large congregation heard ap
jroprirtle sermons moruing and even
ug by Bro. Hayes.
j Dr. W. E. Stone had a leg badly
jiroken last Thursday by a team run
iing away with him. He was ruov
ng his mother, and was about getting
In the wagon when the team started.
A dining was given at the residence
if Mr. R. Y. Moore last Tuesday
when about thii tvsix members ef the
family and relatives, besides He vera
ther guests, enjoyed a bountiful and
jJ.'m Cole, colored, stole a bottle of
1 '""Jat Thompson'! sal'wn Wediui
'.'put in tlie lockup Thursday
hi J', surted to jail yesterday
"morning in charge of aon of deputy
'sheriff Chapman. On the road b
juutird the rope ,iih which he was
Ixiuod and made his escape.
The Christmas tree at th Baptist
church last Monday night was a suo
cesa. The proceeds, $22.10, and ten
oads of wood, were donated to the
poor of Milan.
The liiwhop has placed Rev B F Pee-
plea in charge nf Trezevant circuit, in
place of Rev. J. U. Witt.wh was
made presiding elder. This change ia
much better for Bro. Peoples, as he
has a home here and will not hare to
move his family.
While there was very little drunken
ness on the street Saturday, yet large
quantities of liquor were sold, mostly
to couatry people. Wallace Lusk sold
four barrels of whiskey, besides other
iquors. At night the usual mischief
wis indulged in, 6re-works burned, etc.
The following named' trainmen on
the L. & N. may now be claimed as
nart of Milan's population. Those f
th ;' ccommodHtiou train have their
families here and stay here every
night. The freight crews stop over
here, two each, every other night and
spend Sundays here. The accommo
dation crew is Sol. Buck, conductor;
O. Slusser and Mr. Elmore, engineers;
Messrs McUrath and Scott, firemen,
and Mr. Murray baggage and express
messenger. Messrs. B. Skates and
Wm. Savery are conductors of the
ocal freight between here and Erin,
nd Messrs. J. Waddle and G. Tib-
betts Bre conductors of local freights
between here and Memphis. We did
not get the names of the engineers
anaWother members of the crews on
the freight trains Besides these local
freight crews, a large uumoer of other
crews gft their meaU with Mrs. Kate
Boyd, at the Milan House. ,
THE TEAK'S W0BK.
Following is a list of new houses
built in Milan this year. This does
not include the lance number of
houses repaired, additions built t)
J. W. Coulter, one-story residence
on Cemetery street.
J. D. Sites, one-story brick residence
on Mill street. Unfinished.
Horace Mobley, two story frame
aesidence on Mill street. Unfinished.
Wm. Hicks, one-story frame resi
dence on Jacksou street.
P. B Martin, oue story frame resi
dence on Jackson street.
E. A. Collius, two-story frame resi-
denceon Dickinson street.
Chas. Kestnar, one-story brick bus
iuecs house ou Maiu street.
A. McDonald, une-story brick bus
iuPHS housaou Maiu street.
W. C. Ii:g & Bro., one-story brick
butuueti house on Main street.
Edwards A Shepherd, two two sto
ry brick busiuess houses eu Maiu
D. A. Taylor, two-story brick bus'
in ess house on Main street.
E. Keileber, one story brick busi
uess house on Front Row.
W. A. Wade, one-story brick busi
ness house on Front Row.
J. White, twostory frame shop on
J. E. York, one-story trame livery
stable on Williamson street.
Material is being hauled to build a
four-story roller flour mill on the L.
& N. Ii. R , aud Mr. Ackerman is
preparing to bu.ld his houses for his
wood-working factory. He hopes to
Have his machinery up ready for busi
iuess very sooa. In ttie meantime, he
is already buying timber to work on
While Milan does not claim to be
ou a boom, yet we do claim to have a
healthy growth, and ths prospect for
the coming year is very bngbt. V itb
the two new railroads coming in here
and a few more factories, we expect
to see Milei) Mn in the lead of all
the town around here.
Miss MaudColey spent the holidays
Miss Camilla Cole visited relatives
in towu this week.
Vernon Rust, ot Medina, was in
the city yesterday.
Mr. R. C. Adams, of Trenton, was
in the city last Wednesday.
Miss Mai Jjrdan visited lelatives in
Pais since our last.
A. V. Loving spent several days
of this week in Memphis.
Miss Marai Cunlifl, et Jackson,
is visiting Miss Alice Holt.
Mr E L. Dickson spent several
days in McKenzie this week.
Miss Lillie Glenn, of Nashville, is
visiting Dr. J. M. Glenn's fa mil v.
Hunter Richardson, of Paris, spent
the holidays with his parents here..
Miss Edna Haun spent a few days
this week with relatives in Gibson.
Mr. J. W. Taylor and wife, of Gib
eon, visited relatives here this week.
J. D. Williams, one of Bradford's
live merchants, called on us Tuesday.
R. B. Harris spent three or four
days in Crockett county since our last..
Mr. fiance Blanks, of Trezevant,
spent last Saturday and Sunday here.
W. A. Townes, of Nashville, spent
several days here visiting his parents.
Rube House, of Stanton, visited
his father's family several daytjjthis
week. - -
Miss Bessie Collins spent the week
in Brownsville visiting relatives aud
friends. . '
John Gibbs, Esq., a IN ash villi mer
chant, visited Capt. OwajriVfaVilv
Rev, "J. P. Weaver, of Nashville,
spent several days with his family in
Mrs. A. M. White and son, of Al
amo, are visiting the family of Mr
J. W. Coulter.
Mr. Bailey Moore and wife, of Mc'
Kenzie. visited Mr. R. Y. Moore's
family this week.
Mr. J. D. Herron, wife aud little
son, of McKenzie, visited Mr. R. J.
Burrow's family here.
Miss Mattie Fowler, of McKenzie
spent the holidays here, the guest of
Miss Maggie Mitchum.
Missesrlosa Pope, of Jacksou, and
Anna McCallum, otBeech Bluff", are
visiting Misses Sallie aud Nora Muore
Misses Emma Hillsman, Nina Hurt
and Ella Uutcherson, of Trezevant,
speut the week here visiting relatives
Mr. Headly Boyd, the live aud
pushing editor and publisher of the
Tennessee Trihuue, Paris, called on
us last Monday.
Miss Ssllie Cat hey, of Milan, is
spending the lnlidays at Mr. Walter
Cat hey 's, four miles north of this city
Misoe Nina aud Ula Holloway, two
charmiug youag ladies of Milau, are
visiting Mrs. D. A. Lyeria, on Smith
street. Jackson Whig.
oiis.es iMamie Uutcberson aor
Mick in Haiifiiro left IhbI Tuesday for
Pari., where they will be the guests
of Miss Emma Hutchersou.
Misses Etta McDowell, of Arling
ton, Ky., and Bell Thompson, of
Trenton, made the hearts of some of
our gallants happy by spending last
The carrier's address to the patrons
of Neal's Slate Gazette is a handsome
pieee of printing
such as the Gazette
G to S. M. Rhodes' Tin Slop and
M for Good Tin Ware aud you will
The Board of Mayor and Alder
men met pursuant to adjournment.
Mayor E. N. Stone presiding. Mar
shal, W. B. Bryant. Aldermen pres
ent; J. H.gBlankiuship, R. B. Mitch
um, if. t. Haun, W. ii. Harrison,
D. A. Taylor and R. E. Edwards.
Ilia minutes of last meeting were read
and, on motion, were adopted. The
ollowing acounts were allowed and
ordered paid, vu :J
Jas Johni.eemetory aceonat. (Taxes)
li. inomason, street work Us K.
f , UlUDi
E. D. Lusk. burrinc doc
T, K Edmonds, extra police service
A. Taylor, hall rent to date,
B. Davie (use of Owen A Co.) and 17
ethers, election offlcirs SI each.
J. A. Boyd (use E. N. tftone), P.
Brodigan, J. M, Towaei, R. H. A-
Jea, Lee Turner (use taxes, llaun ),
. T. Williams, U. tt. Mitchell, W.
C. Cresswell, J. W.Sullivan, R, J.
Burrow, Will Haun. T, W.Oliver,
Simioo Taylor. VV. B. Reeves, J. ,
A. W. Mathis.W. Y. Williamson
(uia taTm Haun). V. A. Hit.
Jno Mason (use taxes, J. II. B.) cem
T. Spellings (use T. W. Adams),
W. A. Wade, nrinrin.
Oip. Jonas, account cemetery, (ase
Ike Pearce, account cemetery.
n uion neathcock and nupert Jackson,
R. B. Mitcbutn ifc Co., hauling, etc..
uoo Dianainsmp, oaiaaoose repairs,
J. M. Dawson, cost,
JV. II. Bryant, delinquent cost.
W. B. Bryant, board of prisoners.
The officer! made their several semi-annual
reports to this date as followi:
E. N. BTONE, MAYOR.
T a rat ree'd from fines. f 134 35
privilege!, 6U0 55
cemetery. 20 00754 90
July '87. By bal due him en set. 1106 9s
Iec. 27 . ny n mo salary mayor, 100 01
" Ua ' I ' . . ... J
By d'lau'teostto date.
By amt pd treasurer ai
Bal dae him.
Ml 00-832 91
J. H. BLANKINSHIP'8 (CITY TAX COL
LECTOR) REPORT FOR 1886.
July To hat aneolteeted for
18SS, pm laatsetlra't. tXB 55
To taxes assessed bv
him, added to book, 19 20222 75
Dee 36. By amt pd treas ai por
voucaers, - 12 DO
By com on same, 7 50
By releasements. 50 20- 1S2 70
Bal uucollected for 1886, 40 05
h. blankinship' s (City Tax Col
lector for 1887) report.
To amt ef tax book for 1887, $2217 25-2217 25
Dee 26 By amt pd treas at per
voncber, 757 93
By com on 1757 91 at 6
per oent. 45 46-903 38
Bal uncollected for 1887, 1413 87
Bal for 18!. as above
brouKht dnwn, 40 05
Total unoolleoted taxes
for 1886 and 1887. 1453 9)
r. F. haun's (City Tax Collector for
July 87 To bal per Ian let'm't S584 04-584 04
Dee 26 By amt pd treas as per
vouchers, 9210 00
By com on $210 10 at 6
per cent. 12 60
By releasements 49 60-272 20
Bal uncollected taxes
in his hands, 311 84
r. s. edwawds' (Treasurer) report.
July 87 Tobal oa hand as per
lasisettlement, 9186 90
To amt reed u( E. N.
Stone, .Mayur. 581 GO
'lo auU reed of R. F.
Uaun. City Tax Col 210 0C
To amt reed of J, U
Blankiaabip.C. T. C. 882 92
To amt reod frm oth
er sources, 24 25-91805 07
Deo 20 By amt pd out as per
vouchers cancelled. 91229 43
Bv com on same, 49 1791278 SO
Bal oa hand, 616 49
, The foregoiug official reports of the
several officers were eacb audited by
the Finance Committee and tiy them
approved, and on their endorsement
were adopted by the Board
The regular business of the Board
having been transacted and before the
final adjournment of that b:idy the
following resolutions were unanimous
ly adopted, by a rising vote, aud or
dered spread upon the minutes:
Resolred, That we, the Board of
Aldermen, fully appreciate the servi-
ces of our retiring mayor, K IS. Stone
and the kindness shown us, do regret
that our omcial relations have lieen
dissolved by theexpiratiun of hi terra
of office, and that we tender to him
our best wishes tor his future success,
Resolved further. That as !he term
of J. H. Blankinship has expired, we
desire to expra.s our appreciation o
valualsle services rendered us in the
faithful and very fffiViant dixcharge
of every duty as alderman, aud we
regret that our pleasant relations have
Resolved further, Our Marshal, W.
B. Bryant, has performed all duties
imposed upon by the by-laws and or
dinances of the town in a faithful
manner, and to the entire satisfaction
of this body.
. A committee from the Board of Al
dermen having procured a gold-headed
cane as a preseut to Mayor E. N.
Stope, W. G. Harrison was elected to
make the presentation, which he did
in the following manner :
Kind Sir : in behalf of ray fellow,
aldermen I have the bonor to present
to you this cbbc as a token of our
appreciation for yeu as an officer.
Kind Sir : We desire to impress
upon your mind that the friendly re
lation that baa existed between us as
officers will continue to follow you
through all your private relations of
lite. And we regret very much that
by the expiratioa of the term of your
office our official associations shall
cease, but we are proud to say in your
behalf that you have been to ui a
faithful aud vigilant executive. In
your retirement we trust that we will
not entirely lose the benefit of your
wise counsel, when the best interest of
our town demauds it. When Milan
shall have giown to be a city, and you
should need this as a stuff for your
support, we trust and kuow that you
will have na cause to regret any of
your omcial acts. In conclusion, we
hope that the same Buccess may at
teud you iu your private relations of
life that has crownd your efforts as
an officer. With this, we bid you an
Mayor Stone accepted the gift in a
few well-chosen remarks, expressing
his gratitude not only for the pres
ent, but for the sentiment aud good
will that prompted the act. The
Board then adjourned.
Milan, Tenn , Dec. 27, 1887.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen -met.
Present, aldermen, R. B..
Mitchum, W. G. Harrison, R. E.Ed
wards, and aldermen elect, Jehn D.
Loving, R. F. Haun, and D. A.Tay
lor were duly inducted into their of
fice for the regular term of two years.
The official being administered by A,
.1 ... ....... 5
joraan, justice ut tbereace.
Mayor elect, J. P. Rhodes, presen
ted himself aud the oath of office was
also administered tohim by A. Jordan,
J. P, Thereupon the mayor convened
the lionrd in regular session, lhere
appearing no business to transact the
Board, on motion, adjourned to meet
at the next regular meeting on the
2d Monday in January, A. D. 1888,
next, at 7 o clock p. in.
J. P. Rhodes. Mayor;
Troirea'y at McLeinuresviHe.
We learu that Harve Richardson,
formerly of Milan aud John Dtiltoa,
both colored, attended a Christmas tree
at McLemoresville last Saturday uight
when they got into a row and Rich..
ardsou cut Dal ton's throat, resulting
in death. Richardson skipped.and lias
not been arrested. Whiskey.
Christmas at Lariala.
The Juvenile Society, of the Meih.
odist Church at Lavinia, bad a Christ
mas tree Christmas eve at the resi
dence of Dr. Atkinson. The tree whs
beautifully decorate 1. The exercise
consisted of prayer, songs, recitations
aud distribution of presents, each
member receiving a nice gift, after
which they all partook of an elegnut
supper prepared by the lady manager,
Mrs. Atkinson, to whom they were
indebted for the entertainment. The
society is in flourishing condition.
This office is now prepared to do all
kinds of jb work neatly aud quickly.
Bring your Work around aud try us.
We guarautee a neat job.
Holiday I xrnrsions.
The I.C. R. R. will sell round trp
tickets from Dei:. 22nd to 25th inclu
sive, food until Jan. 2nd; and fnuu
Dec. 29th to 31st inclusive, gNd
until Jan. 5h, 1888, at oue fate for
the round trip. For information in
reeard ti what rtoints tickets will ln
i sold see E. M. Bi own, ticket j;ent.