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A NEAVSrAPEIl OF TO-DAY; TUKE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
VOL. XI. MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1890. NO. 2.
xDININE ROOM SETS.
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
MRS. R. A. BRIDGES,
MILLINERY, DRESS GOODS, LADIES'
and Misses' FURNISHING GOODS, and Notions.
Corner of "West Main
inl Plinnrnvv Sfvnots
I have returned from Louisville with a Cheap and well selected line of
All of these consist of the
NEWEST PATTERNS and STYLES
I sell my Goods for CASH, therefore you will find them VERY CHEAP.
My Stock of Dress Goods consists of
Side Band Novelties, Bengline Silks, China Silks,
Black and Figured Nets, French Patterned Ameri
can Sattines, New French Challies, American Chal-
lics at 12J cts., "Washes well, a big bargain. French figured Mull, Corded
ZephyrGinghams, White and French Marseilles, White and Fancy Linen,
Fancy Imported Linen, Both Silk Warp and All Wool Henriettas.
"I"il nrwl Qillr C. nnc lrinnc frnm 'Xl nnnta
V in :1 AM I ,qHidq' iMiaaoa' onrt
Children's Short and Long Sleeved Vests
both in Silk and Cotton, 15 cts to $1 each.
DIG LINE OF CORSETS. HOSIERY AT A BARGAIN. FACE VEILS 10c EACH
All Kinds of New Dress Trim mints.
Ask for what you don't see, for I have it, if not, can get it in 51 hours
Nice New Line of Dress liucldes.
Thanking you for past favors and hoping to have you call again, I am
MRS. R. A. BRIDGES.
W. P. FAULKNER & SON,
J : I
Carry a Complete stock of
Double Shovel and
and all kinds of
ICS' TOOLS, BUILD
WAGON and CAR
And whatever belongs to a First Class Hardware Store.
DRY GOODS, LOOTS, SHOES, HATS, and NOTIONS.
UEENSWARE, TIN, GLASS, WOODEN WARE, SALT.
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISH, BRUSHES, GROCERIES,
PROVISIONS and TOBACCO.
in the best markets and are prepared to meet competition, and Rive
I all and see o, we will give you the lowest lasn pnees
Tiff", bnv our pood
V bar'iiinn to our customers
-"Where i3 Moses'."'
Strawberries are plentiful.
Fine weather for the farmers.
Hous3 to rent. C. T. Thurman.
Grated Pine Apple at I). O. Jen
kins'. House for rent. Apply to D1 L.
White lime for sale by R. H.
Fine Boneless Hams at D. O.
Go to Morford & Biles for Sugar
Bird Seed with fish bone at D.
Grated Cocoanut can be found at
D. O. Jenkins'.
Look out for the census enumer
ator next week.
Read Thurmans' shoe notice in
Thurmans' shoes got a big cut
Mr. W. D. Ileam of Woodbury,
was here Thursday.
Candies! fancy and plain, fresh
and pure, at Jenkins'.
Work is still in progress on the
new street to the depot.
D. L. Brown's Crystalized Fruit
is j ust i m mense. Try i t .
Mr. S. D. Brittain spent a few
days of this week at home.
Leave your orders with J. W
Gray & Co., for Strawberries.
Mrs. M. E. Munford is visiting
friends in Nashville this week.
Miss Emma St. John, of Viola,
is visiting friends here this week.
Anything in Canned Goods can
always be found at D. O. Jenkins'.
The new depot will be ready for.
occupancy about the middle of June.
Morford & Biles have on hand a
lot of Sugar Cured Hams. They are
Mr. W. G. Crawley of Smith ville,
was here attending Chancery Court
The mother of Mr. Reed, speaker
of the House, died at Portland, Me.,
A large and varied stock of Fresh
Family Groceries always on hand at
the New York Store.
At the Warren House Corner,
D. L. Brown's, is the nicest line of
candies to be found in town.
WThen you want - a first-class
smoke, step in at 1). O. Jenkins' and
get a cigar you can enjoy.
Judge J. J. Williams of Winches
ter, was here a few days this week
attending Chancery Court.
Mr. Alvin Avant, one of Smith
ville's attorneys, was in town with
his wife a few hours Thursday
Throw away your old well buck
et, and substitute for it one of East
wood Bros & Carson's $7 Pumps.
Mr. Asa Gross will probably
leave for Chattanooga next week to
take a position with SniarttBros.
J. E. Kehoe. a representative of
the St. Louis Republic, was register
ed at the Warren House Thursday
Screen Doors will keep the flies
out of the house, and W. S. Lively &
Co have the Screen Doors. See them.
Miss Mary Ritchey. left Tuesday
morning for Nashville, and will also
visit friends in Kentucky before re
Fleming's drug store is now th
place to cool yourself off with a re
freshing drink of Soda Water, with
pure fruit syrups.
Col. T. II. Baker, United States
Marshall for the Middle District of
Tennessee, has been in McMinnville
several days this week.
Miss Bhnche Lewis left Thurs
day morning for Clarksville, where
she will visit relatives and friends
for two or three weeks.
That beautiful show case of Fancy
Candies at the New York Store eclip
ses anything of the kind you ever
saw. Step in and see it.
Mr. Win. Biles went to Nash
ville Tuesday, and will spend a week
there taking in the big circus aud
other interring features.
The Democrats of old Warren
will meet at the court house today in
convention and probably resolute for
their candidate for governor.
For sale or exchange for other
stock, a fine 3 year old Ilolstein Bull;
also a combined reaping and mowing
machine. W. A. Johnson.
Gilt Edge Shoo Dressing, Acme
lacking, and Brown's French Shoe
Dressing, all of which are the best
made, can be found at D. O. Jenkins'.
Capt. J. ' W. Irwin returned
H)ine Wednesday from St. Louis,
where he had been attending the
Methodist General Conference for
Ovid Sparks left Tuesday morn
ing for Chattanooga, where he has a
situation offered him in the Read
House. The Standard wishes him
much success. . '
Hon. Z. W. Ewing, of Pulaskit
Tenn., was here attending the com
mencement exercises of C. F. College
this week, his. daughter being one of
Mr. John W. Stone, formerly of
this place, but now representing a
Chattanooga house on the road, vis
ited his friends and relatives here a
few days this week.
Mr. Frank Spurlock came over
from Chattanooga last Saturday and
spent most of this week here attend
Chancery Court and mingling among
his numerous old friends.
Messrs. J. G. Farmer and I. R.
Henderson, of Dunlap, Tenn., friends
of Mr. Clack, were here Thursday in
attendance upon the marriage of the
latter to Miss Belle Moffit.
Chancellor W. S. Bearden, of
Shelby ville, arrived at noon Monday
and opened the May term of the
Chancery Court. The docket was
cleared by Wednesday evening and
the Court adjourned.
Dr. O.'G. Broyles of Sparta, Mr.
L. II. Skiles of Rich Pond, Ky., and
Mr. Jo. McCracken of Huntingdon,
Tenn., all of whom have daughters
n school at C. F. College, attended
the commencement exercises this
-Spring crowns the earth with sun
lit skies and life new lease is taking;
the trees, the flowers, likewise the
Flies from sleep are now awaking.
There is no need to be bothered by
the flies if you get Screen Doors from
W. S. Lively & Co.
-Mr. J. S. L. Walker, of Tarlton,
one of Grundy county's most sub
stantial farmers, was in town Thurs
day, and paid the Standard his
usual annual visit. This paper has
been a welcome visitor to his home
ever since it was established.
Mr. Mel. Atkinson spent two or
three days here this week, looking
after the tobacco and snuff trade.
Mel's many friends here are always
glad to see him, and make it pleas
ant for him to tarry as long as busi
ness engagements will permit.
The Cannon Courier will spread
a banquet to its correspondents at the
Dillon House in Woodbury on June
7th. to which the editors in all the
adjoining counties have been invited
We acknowledge with pleasure the
receipt of an invitation, and hope to
be able to attend.
Prof. N. J. Finney left Thursday
morning with the boarding pupils
of C. F. College, and will accompany
them through to their homes- in Ar
kansas and Texas. He will be absent
about three weeks.
Messrs J.' T. Wilson. & Co., of
the Mountain City Marble Works,
received this week one of the finest
car loads of marble ever received
here. In this lot was material for
monuments to be erected by Messers.
J. C. and Win. Biles, Dr. T. C.
Smartt and one to the late Cant. C.
Coffee. We noticed one block of se
lect Georgia marble weighing COSo
C. F. COLLEGE.
Commencement ExerclHe.it' o I'mush
-Sparta Expositor: B. F. Worn
ack, of McMinnville attended Circuit
Court this week Miss Mertie
Hill is visiting her friend.Miss Lillie
Womack, at McMinnville, and at
tending the commencement exercis
esoftheC. F. College. She will be
absent about two weeks.'
Attention is called to the adver
tisement of a Hickory Creek farm for
sale to be found in this issue. .There
is some fine bottom land in this
farm, and it contains many valuable
fruit trees. The owner being a non
resident is anxious to dispose of it,
and will sell at a low figure on favor
El Paso (Texas) Daily Tribune :
Mr. M. M. Mason of this city has
bought an interest in the Interna
tional Investment Agency, and ac
cepted the position of secretary and
treasurer of the same. Mr. Mason
will in future give his entire time
and attention to the business of this
company, and will have charge of its
affairs during the absence of Mr.
Loving, its former manager.
This week has witnessed the most
interesting, successful and propitious
series of commencement exercises
ever known in the history of Cumber
land Female College. Although the
weather was very unfavorable, a
large congregation gathered at the
C. P. Church last Sunday morning to
hear Ir. D. E. Bushnell, of Chatta
nooga, deliver the commencement
sermon, which proved a most elo
quent, appropriate and edifying ef
fort, his subject being,."Ia Life Worth
On Monday night in. the- College
chapel a most interesting, musical
and calisthenic program was render
ed, closing with quite an instructive
and entertaining little drama en
titled "The Chronothanatoletron."
Tuesday night the fairy opera in two
acts, "Goodluck and Badluck," was
charmingly rendered, together with
the "Harvest Scene" drill, by the
Wednesday morning was devoted
to the regular commencement exer
cises of the graduating class, with the
following program :
Salutatory Miss Phillips.
Essay "The Voices of Nature."
Essay "George Eliot." Miss Mc
"Polish Dance." Sctmrmenka
Miss Bessie HalselL
Essay -"Have We Fiuished?"-
Miss Sallie HalselL
Class Poem "Our Journey." Miss
Essay-"Clouds." Miss Glenn.
"Wiener Bonbons." Rive-King
Miss Maude Broyles.
Class History Miss Emma Broyles.
Lattin Essay "Ego Haeres Omni
um Seculorum." Miss Aune Broyles.
Essay-" What Shall I Do." Miss
Class Prophecy "What the Brook
Said to Me.'"-Miss Hail.
Valedictory Miss Looney.
On Wednesday night the degrees
were conferred, a number of medals
awarded, and short and pointed ad
dresses were delivered by Dr. Bush
nell, Col. W. Ewing, and Dr.
The exercises of the entire week
have been largely attended by local
patrons and friends,' and a larger
number than usual of visitors from a
distance have been present. More
enthusiasm and interest in the school
has been manifested than for a num
ber of years, and more general praise
and satisfaction expressed than we
have ever heard before.
The outlook for the school for the
year beginning next September is
brighter thau it has been at any time
since it was founded. Prof. Finney
will devote the entire vacation to
canvassing for the school in Arkan
sas and Texas, while Rev. J. T. Bar
bee will canvass East Tennessee and
Kentucky. It is confidently expect
ed that the school will have at least
one hundred boarding pupils at the
opening next fall.
D. L. Brown will fill orders for fine
poplar shingles at low prices.
Dr. Knapp Coming.
Dr. Geo. Knapp, Occulist, of Nash
ville, Tenn., will visit McMinnville
June 11th and 12th. Persons having
eye troubles, or in need of 'good
glasses, will please remember the
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