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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PUKE INTONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
VOL. XI. MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, APR. 20, ,890! ' NO. S3.
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kVERYTHlNG ? EW.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM,
-CASH DEAtETl IX
JL JTi ,d 11 J3J
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, NOTIONS,
and-:- Furnishing- -:- Goods.
READ THE PRICES!
A' good unlined calf skin shoe at
A nine button kid shoe at 1.00.
Men's shoes at 1.25.
A good brogan at 00.
All wool jeans at 30 cents per yard.
These prices are sufficient to convince you that I can and
will make it to your interest to give me your trade. Call and
get equally low prices on all kinds of goods. My stock is new
throughout, and I will make extraordinary inducements to
cash customers. No goods sold except for Cash. Come and
see me in East room of the Opera House Block.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM.
Creamery Lot Sale. j
All of the rcnl estate belonging to j
the McMinnvillo Creamery Co., j
was 'sold out at auction Hist Fridry. j
Following is the result of the sale: I
No. &'J, Geo. ltahm ....$ (53 00 1
" Misses Lizie and Josie
Rahm 08 00
31, Win Harper Jr.... 51 00
30, 6. E.Argo 04 00
1 40, Bluff, Sam Leftwich... 300 00
1 38, P. B. Gingrich.....' 37 00
1 37, John Beechk GO 00
1 30, J. r. Bostic 47 00
1 '33, John Beech 39 00
1 31, II. K. Ilesseltine CO 00
' 3!), Creamery Building, W.
T. Murray 52o 00
' 22, W. T. Murray..... 20 00
23, W. T. Murray 10 50
' 24, V. T. Murrry 13 50
' 25, F. M. Smartt J. L.
McGehee 15 00
4 20, F. M.' Sraartti and J. v
L. McGehee 10 00
27, S. M. Ilennessee 17 50
28, S. M. Henneasee 25 03
' 8, Jas Rankin 27 50
' (i, Jas Rankin 24 00
' 5, P. M. Smartt and J.
L. McGehee 25 00
We understand that a number of
the purchasers will build on their
ots in the near future.
TIIK word "job" as used in
the mercantile business,
means a broken lot, or, to use
a 'common phrasn, "odds and
ends." Next week we will set
apart one counter in our store
for jobs, and will place upon
it a bis; line of
Best Goods and Lowest Prices for 1890.
MOEFOKD & BILES,
Have the Largest Stock of TLOWS ever carried iu McMinnvitle. The
s AND -3
Are the Best and Cheapest Plows made
We also carry a large line of
TIKXIXJ 1'LOH.S ami DOUKLE SIIOYIX-I'l.OHS,-
at reduced prices, together with a full stock of
FARM IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY OF ALL KINDS.
A car load of the well known TENNJCSSE3 WAGONS, full? warranted, none better,
ROAD CARTS. STOVES, TINWARE, Full Stock of IRON and all kinds of HARDWARE
NAILS, OILS and PAINTS, TOBACCO, Full Stock of GROCERIES, DOORS and
WINDOWS, IDEAL GUM BELTING, every foot warranted, CUTLERY, etc.
sfrWe have always tried to furnish our customers the Best Goods for I
the Least Money. We buy direct from the manufacturers, and cet the
j benefit of all cash discounts, and will continue to sell Better Wagons, Bet- j
ter iJlows, Jietter Hardware, isetter urocenes, etc., at i,over rrices man
ever before. Buy from MOUt UK1J & UlkbS, olU stand, and save money
Free Eli mi Ola Bi
100 Bushels Long Clams!
50 Bushels Round Clams !
. 50 Bushels Oysters and
1,000 Pounds of Lobsters!
Will Be Served With Other Refreshments During The
mmsm or mis
AT TALLAPOOSA, GA
Monday and Tuesday
. APRIL 28th and 29th, 1890.
Coming by cpecial car direot from Providence, Rhode Island, in thirty hours in
charge of a Caterer proficient in the urt of roasting the succulent clam, and at a cost of
Consisting of Suits, odd Punts, odd Vests for men, boys
and children. They will .nil be nice, clean goods and
good style. Everything Mill be tagged and marked in
plain figures at from 20 per cent to 2o per cent less than
LIST OF LETTERS.
Remaining in the PostofKce at McMinn-
ville, Tenn., for the week ending April 25
which will be forwarded to the Dead Letter
office if not called for iu 30 days.
Arnett, Etta I Morton, less Jr.
Butler, Teruielia I Myers, Jiney
Hand, Nettie I Mnartt, Isaac
Cordall, Thos. I Smith, Miss Alice
Davis, Carrie I Webb, Marthv
Hopkins, Lula I Williams, R. B.
Jamison, W. 1 Watkins, Mrs. Jennie
By order of the P; 0. Department, One
Cent must be collected on all advertised
letters. Parties culling for any of these let
ters will please say "Advertised."
Ed. J. Wood, P. M.
Now the reason for such a
sale is this : handling a large
stock of Clothing, "odds" will
of course accumulate, and the
money invested in them would
pay us better if reinvested in
our regular line.
These goods will be on sale
Monday and thereafter until
closed out. Prices will be
made to make them go quick.
Now is your chance to get a
suit for spring, summer and
fall at a bargain.
Don't delay but come in and
see what we can do for you.
Remember everything in plain
figures and at one low price to
J. CM. ROSS & SON.
The First New England Clam Bake Ever Held South of Mason's and Dixon's
Those who have never attended a genuine Tlyniouth Bock Clam Bake and tasted the
delicious flavor of sea food roasted by the ear load on beds of red hot stones covered witli
sea weed from the grand old ocean, have not experienced half the pleasures of life,
aud should not fail to attend the first genuine clam bake ever held in the South.
Rcmlicr the Dates, Monday and Tuesday APRIL 28tb ant 29th.
When the Auctiou Sale of City Lots at Tallapoosa, (ft., will occur, and at which time
this company will sell property with a guarantee, expressed in the deed and bond, of the
completion and operation of 20 manufacturing industries now building and contracted
for, employing 1.200 hands.
.Reduced rates on nil Southern Knilronds. One-Half Fare from all Northern and
Western Points Tickets good for Leaving April g'j, only, and Oooil to Upturn for Thirty
THE TALLAPOOSA LAND. MINING AND MT'G COMPANY,
Trousdale Tenn., April 24th, 1890:
Farmers are putting in good time
Robert Campbell is the happiest
man in our village, he has a bran
new girl at his house.
Mr Reuben Cotton went to Dech
erd last Monday to engage in the
We are sorry to learn that Mr,
Will rreeze is very low with con
John Beshear's sawmill was under
going some repairs last. Tuesday.
George Robinson is having a new
Viola, Tenn., April 23, 1890 The
weather has been line this week and
farmers have made good use of their
time plowing and planting.
We are anticipating a good time
Sunday, as we expect to be present
at the marriage of Mr. Nelson Scott
of Manchester, to Miss Rico Austell
of this neighborhood. The nuptial
knot will be tied by Rev. Jesse
Sewel of this place. Marriage to be
at Antioch Church, two miles from
Prof. Babbitt is suffering this week
with severe cold. Guess he will have
the "grippe" soon.
Miss Martha Mabry, one of Viola's
belles, who is teaching in Franklin
county, made her parents a flying
Mr. Hinchie Smith, formerly of
this place,but now at Pelham, was on
our streets last Saturday.
Mr. Walter Smith of Manchester,
was in this neighborhood Sunday.
Jimmy Parker returned from a
a trip Sunday,
Maj. A. J. Brown and little Andy
went to town Monday.
Miss Sue Northcut made a flying
trip to town on horseback Monday.
Jim Ramsey is puny this week.but
at his post.
A. Northcut, R. Etter and A.
Brown will drive their cattle and
spend a few days on the mountain
Fi. W. Smartt lost a fine Jersey
heifer last week, supposed to have
been bitten by a snake.
That old log is still on the street.
For the benefit of those who
have been waiting for our new
line of Oxfords, Newports and
Slippers, we will state that ad
vice troni the factory today
Thursday or Friday." So you
may expect next week to see
the best and cheapest line of
these gooes ever shown in the
city. Everybody call and see
savs. "Thev will be shipped
J. CM. ROSS & SON.
Take your buggy, carriage, wagon, and
farm implements of all kinds to
and have them
REPAIRED rfs PAINTED.
BLACKSM1THING, WAGON . and C IMAGE
done Promptly and Cheaply.
J. P. GARTNER.
Spring Street, McMinnville, Tenn.
Anderson and Campbell counties
in East Tennessee have Instructed for
Memphis Commercial : Instead of
disscussing politics and candidates
the Alliance men in Mississippi,
Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee
should be finding out, with a view
to try and follow his example, how
Col. Thomas Williams of Elmore
County, Ala., raised last year a00
bales of cotton from 500 acres of land,
besides "hog and hominy" and grass
and corn for "man and beist." They
should also inquire how it is that Mr.
James B. Hunicuttof Coweta County,
Ga., made $2,000 clear profit last year
from fifty acres of '.and with only two
The Orubbs Candy and Cracker
Manufactory at Nashville was de
stroyed by fire early on Thursday
morning of last week. Adjoining
buildings were also damaged to some
extent. The total losses aggregate
over one hundred thousand dollars.
M. Firestine, a dry goods mer
chant who moved his stock from
Bessemer, Ala., to Tullahoma some
four or five weeks ago, made an as
signment Wednesday. Liabilities
$3000, Assets $1,500.
Nashville Banner : It would be in
teresting to know just what a Gover
nor of Tennessee can de with the tar
iff. The candidate for Governor
should tell what he knows about
matters in the State.
Another rise of several inches in
the lower Mississippi Sunday and
Monday occasioned further breaks in
levees, and caused much suffering in
The Prohibition State Executive
Committe has called a conventiou to
meet in Nashville on June 4th, to
! nominate a candidate for Governor.
Thirty men, mostly Chinamen,
were burned to death in a Wyoming
coal mine last Tuesday.
Officials of the Nashville & Knox
ville Railroad say it will be comple
ted to Cookeville by June 1st.
The new city hospital of Nashville
built at a cost of $10,000, was formally
opened last Wednesday.
Hon. Henry Watterson lectured in
Nashville last Monday night on
"Money and Morals."
Pope, the defaulting cashier who
left a Louisville bank short to tho
amount of $00,000, has been arrested
in New Mexico.
The new Baxter Court Hotel,
Nashville, was opened with a grand
banquet last Wednesday afternoon,
attended by over 200 people. .
Tennessee Presbytery of the C. P.
Church, in session at Fayettviile last
week, adopted a memorial to Sy
nod, praying to be united with Elk
English Spavin Liniment removes
all Hard, Soft, or Calloused Lumps
and Blemishes from horses, Blood
Spavin, Curbs, Splints, Sweeney
Ring-bone, Stifles, Sprains, all Swool
en Throats, Coughs, Etc. Save $-"0
by use of one bottle. Warranted.
Sold by Ritchey & Bostick Druggists.
The time required for a journey
around the earth by a man walking
day and night w ithout resting would
be.. 1iS days; an. express ' train, -in
days ; sound, at a medium tempera
ture, o2 hours ; a cannon ball, 21,'
hours ; light a little more than a
tenth of a second, and electricity,
pj i:ig over a copper wire, a littlt
le lhan one tenth of a "second.- "