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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PUKE INTONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, JULY 5, 1890.
Mr. B. M. Webb, an attorney of
Smithville, was here Monday.
Miss Nettie Bankston of Chatta
nooga, is visiting Mrs. llalie Gantrell.
' White Lime in arty quanities for
sale by It. II. Mason. '
Buy your School Hooks, from
ltitchey & Bostick.
Miss Clayton Terrill of Decherd,
attended the Teacher's Institute here
this week. ' ' ;
Wanted'. G000 best quality two
foot boards. Apply at Standard
Mn. J. P. Bostick returned home
Thursday from a visit of two or three
weeks to Cleveland.
Mr. J. T. Chenault and wife
have returned from Sumner county,
and will make their home here.
Mr. S. J. McLemore and wife,
of Tullanoma, are visiting relatives
here this week.
Wantkd. Coal, Iron and Tim
. ber Land. Address llavron & Ba
ker, Potts Building, McMinnville.
Miss Mary Pennabaker, who had
been visiting friends In Nashville
several weeks, returned home Tues
-M. Geo. D. Whitson of Mur
freesboro, is at the Warren House to
spend a month, recuperating his
Mrs. Hattie Leftwlch and daugh
ter, Miss Lena, went out to Nicholson
Springs last Monday to spend a coup
le of weeks.
The McMinnville Hardware Co.,
are agents for the Chattanooga Cane
Mills. Call and examine them be
. fore buying.
Mr. Hugh L. Walling, now en
gaged in business at Nashville, is
visiting his home folks and friends
Miss Blanche Tarwater returned
last Saturday from Athens, Ga.,
where she attended a school com
Miss Mairtrie Henderson of
Nashville, arrived last Friday and
will spend the Summer here with
her sister, Mrs. W. II. Ross.
Mrs. Flora Harvey, after a visit
of two or thrtfe weeks to relatives
here, returned to her home at Law
Mr. J. C. Partin left Thursday
morning for West Tenneessee, where
he will visit friends and relatives for
two or three weeks.
Mr. S. W. Terry of Nashville, an
old Nashville & Chattanooga Rail
road engineer, is spending the sum
mer at the Warren House.
-Col. IL L. W. Hill spent two or
three days in town this week arrang
ing some little matters with Uncle
Sam about his big medicine factory.
-Messss. Thos. Black, C. It. Mor
ford, W. C. Womack, and J. W.
Irwin went to Chattanooga Wednes
day to attend the Confederate Vete
Mr. Mun Goodbor and wife of
Memphis, who are spending a few
weeks at Tullahoma, visited Mr.
Murray's family here a day or two of
Miss Belle Stafford, who has
'been engaged in teaching at Sher
man Texas, returned Thursday, and
has been taking an active part in the
Prof. Finney expects to leave
next week for Texas in the interest
of C.F. College. Rev. J. T. Barbee
has been canvassing Kentucky for
the school two or three weeks, and
we understand is meeting with a
large measure . of encouragement.
The outlook is favorable for a hun
dred boarding pupils next fall.
will be another Demorcst
medal , contest
at New Oak school
house July nth. The following
contestants will compete for the
prize : Misses Mattie Richards, Jes
sie Smartt, Josie Smartt, and Ada
Richards, Messrs. J. M. Summers,
Richard Perry, J. H. Reeder, J. L.
Tarpley, T. M. Smartt, J. P. Blair,
W. C. Smartt, and Thomas Belcher.
These contests are quite interesting,
and are always attended bv large
Hon. Henry Waterson, editor of
the Louisville Courier-Journal, ar
rived here with his family last Mon
day, to spend the summer with his
eon, Mr. Kwing Waterson.
Don't forget that D. L. Brown
keeps up with the times through heat
or cold, and his stock of candies is
full and fresh. A large newstock just
received this week.
Mr. G. 1). Burney, editor of the
Lebanon Register, has been here for
several day, but is confined to his
room at the Warren House. We
hope he may ' be out again soon.
Mesrs. llavron & Baker, survey
ors and civil engineers, have opened
an ofiice in the Potts Block, and have
a card in the Standard. They also
buv and sell coal, iron and timber
Our candidate column today con
tains the announcement of Mr. John
W. Jaoo for Resiister. Mr. Jaco i
the present incumbent of that office,s
and Is well known to a majority of
the voters of the county.
Everybody knows it Is hot, but
that Is no reason why you should not
enjoy life all the same. D. O. Jenkins
has a large new stock of fresh plain
and fancy candies just suited to hot
Misses May Hardy, Ruth SeiberV
ling and Maud Newberry, from Ak
ron, Ohio, are spending a month
with their friend and former school
mate, Miss Ida V. Mosser, near Viola
Tenn., The young ladies, accompa
nied by Mr. O. N. Mosser, visited
Lookout Mountain last Monday.
Hon. B. J. Lea, of Brownsville,
a candidate for the Supreme Court
nomination, arrived here on the
early train this (Friday) morning.
No aspirant for this position is better
qualified than Judge Lea. He is
honored and esteemed by all who
The town is pretty well deserted
today (Friday). All of the business
houses closed at !) o'clock this morn-,
ing, and there are probably twenty
five hundred or three thousand peo
ple at the big pic nic and 4th of J uly
celebration out at liberty. The col
ored people are also having a barbe
bue on the erounds of the colored
city school building.
Mr. Lusk Edwards, who left Mc
Minnville f r the West some ten
years ago, is back on a visit to rela
tives and old friends. He has been
engaged in the drug business at Ar
iingtOD, Oregon, for the last five
years, where he has been quite
successful. He will remain in Mc
Minnville and vicinity for a week or
McMinnville and vicinity has
not had a good rain since the 14th of
June. Other sections of the county
have had good local showers. It has
been an unusually lavorahle season
for saving hay, and while many
fields have yielded short crops, oth
ers have yielded far beyond expecta
tions. Altogether the hay crop of
the county is probably beyond an
Mr. R. A. Thatch, a merchant of
this place, has entered the race for
Trustee and Tax Collector. Mr.
Thatch is dilligent and attentive to
his own business affairs, and if elec
ted to the office he seeks will bring
the same qualifications to bear in the
transaction of pubiic business. His
announcement will be found in our
Messrs. II. F. Brooks and Fred
Murphy, of the Standard's typo
graphical corps, went to Chattanooga
Wednesday to take in the sights of
the big reunion. This is Fred's first
trip outside of Warren county, and
we will bet a nickel he thinks the
world is a.whopper by this time. He
will dream about steam engines, elec
tric cars, and great crowds of people
every night for a month.
A card of the Mutual Life Insu
rance Co., of New York will be
found in this issue. The Mutual Life
is pre-eminently the leading life in
surance company of the world, and
is the strongest financial Institution
of any character In the world. A
policy in the Mutual Life is as safe an
investment as a United States bond.
If you want insurance, investigate
the plans of this grand old company.
Card will appear next week.
-Mr. R. T. Quarles and wife came
up from Nashville Tuesday. Mr.
Quarles returned Thursday, but his
wife will remain hero (luring the
summer with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Iloodenpyl.
J. M. Cunninsham has received
and opened this week a mammoth
stock . of shoes for both ladles -and
gents. He can suit every taste- in
the shoe line at lower prices than
any house in town. It will save
you money to examine his stock be
Mr. J. S. Gardner, editor of the
Times-Courier, Mariana, Fla., ar
rived Thursday to spend two or
three days here with his father, Col.
J. II. C. Gardner. Mr Gardner was
accompanied as far as Chattanooga
by about 7 members of the Florida
Press Association, who are attending
the Confederate Veteran Convention
in that city. He made the Stan
dard a pleasant call Thursday after
ltitchey fc Bostick have just re
celved $500 worth of School Books,
and are prepared to furnish the coun
try trade at very close prices.
The McMinnville Hardware Co.,
have a large stock of fruit Jars of
every kind, and can supply anything
needed in that line.
Booka at Auction.
The books of the late J. P.
will be sold at auction at the
house door In McMinnville on
day July 7th.
Jersey Cattle for Sale.
Two fine cows, one heifer and four
calves. All registered or subject to
registry. Will be sold cheap.
Apply to R. M. Rkams.
We want all who are indebted to
us to call and make payment by July
loth. We need the money, and will
appreciate your prompt response.
J.C. M. Boss & Son.
Having secured the services of a
first-class barber, I am now prepared
to do all work in first-class style.
Call and see us at our parlor on Main
Street. Lewis Stroud.
For Sale Cheap.
100 411 ana 1:0 gallon barrels, one
mare, wagon and harness. Will be
sold at a bargain.
White A McGi'iiu:,
June 19, lSt(). Barrel Factory.
Houchin A, Biles having closed out
all of their livery interests, desire to
collect up all outstanding accounts as
soon as possible, and request every
ono indebted to them to come for
ward and make settlement at once.
Parties either in town or country
who desive to have collars, cuffs, or
other clothing nicely laundered,
should leave them with C. A. Hop'
kins, agent for Linck's Steam Laun
dry, at Thurman's store. All goods
left on Mondays and Tuesdays wil
be returned Saturday following.
At the Churchen Tomorrow.
The Presbyterian and Cumberland
Presbyterian congregations will unite
in a joint communion service at 1
a. m at the Presbyterian church
the sermon to be preached by Dr. G
T. Stainback, pastor of the C. P,
Preaching at 1 1 a. m. ana p. ra
by Rev. Iieo Harris.
Usual morning service by Elder O,
Usual service at 10:30 a. m., follow
ed by communion service. It is ear
nestly dsircd that all members will
be present. No night service.
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
The Uevtval Meeting.
The revival meeting at the Metho
dist church continues with increasing
nterest. Iiarge crowds attend every
service. lne new Lee Harris
preaches twice every day. He is
mighty in the Scriptures. His sole
dependence for success is in the word
of God, accompanied by the Holy
Spirit. He is full of faith and the
Holy Spirit himself, and has the Bi
ble at his tongue's end. The singing
is soul stirring, under the direction of
Mr. Beville. The congregation is led
by a large choir composed of mem
bers of the different churches. The
results of the meeting so far are many
christians blessed, many backsliders
reclaimed, and sinners converted.
The census enumerators are not
allowed to gi ve out any information
of the census, but a little bird has
whispered to us that the population
of McMinnville, strictly within the
corporate limits, will approximate
about 1900, and the suburbs, within
half a mile of the corporate limits.
will give us considerably over two
thousand. Our population inside the
corporation in 1880, was 1214.
Why Don't You liegMer?
Up to 9 o'clock this (Friday) morn
ing only 447 votes in this district had
registered. This is a duty that every
voter should attend to at once.
Next Friday and Saturday, July 11th
and 12th, will be the last days for
registration, but every voter who can
should register today. Remember
you cannot vote in the August elec
tion without a registration certifi
cate. LIST OF LETTERS.
Remaining In the Postoffice at McMinn
ville, Tenn., for the week ending July 5
which will be forwarded to the Dead Letter
office if not called for in 30 days.
Burrett J. L.
Clement A. V. 4 Co,
By order of the P. O. Department, One
Cent roust be collected on all advertised
letters. Parties calling for any of these let
ters will please say "Advertised."
Ed. J. Wood, P. M.
Three convicts were killed by a
dynamite explosion near Chattanoo
This Congress is too busy legislat
for the classes to do anything for the
masses. Bristol Courier.
xDIHING ROOM SETS,
Population of Tennessee Towns.
Approximate figures of the census
enumeration just closed are being
given out. We gather the following
from our various exchanges. They
may be inaccurate in some cases :
Franklin 1 ,97 "
Memphis 75,0dt to 80,000
Union City 3,. is
Humboldt : 1,650
Columbia ; .1,492
Mr. Editor: Having learned
that the gentleman whose conduct I
criticised in an article published in
your last week's issue under the cap
tion "A Pig in a Tassenger Coach,"
was too sick to travel sitting, .1 here
by voluntarily withdraw the offensive
article in reference to him.
The members of. the Democratic
Executive Committee chosen by the
last Democratic Convention of War
ren County are hereby solicited to
meet in the court house at 10 o'clock,
a. m., Monday, July 7th, 1890, for
the purposes of organization and
transaction of other business. The
presence of every member Is desired.
Jaly 1st 1890.
" Sam. T. O'Neal.
Following is a list of the commit
S. T. O'Neal , Ike Merriman, O. F.
Bruster, II. J. Card well, Jerome
Lusk, J. L. Miller, J.R. Gribble, I.
T. Hillis, T. Clark, Jess Martin,
Thos. Drake, A. C. Myers, J. It.
Grove, A. L, Stepp, Frank Hill, C. 1.
L. Barnes, J. J. Meadows, Jno St.
John, Sara Thomas, John Swann, O.
W. Stroud, M. Carroll, Esq., E. F.
Cunningham, I. L. Rhea, Risley
Bates, S. M. Vanhooser, Sam Denby,
D. A. Ramsey, Bill Landers, G. T.
RigSSi John R. Grizzle, Frank By
ars, F. M. Womack, II. C. Hudson.
They do say Bro. Baxter's adver
tisements In country newspapers are
not panning out as many Instructed
delegates as he expected. Memphis