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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PUIIE INTONE AND EXPRESSION ; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, AUG. 9, 1890.
Soda Water at Brown's.
Fresh Cheese at D. 0. Jenkins'.
Mr. D. II. Umbenhour of Nash
ville, Pjient last Sunday here with his
Fine Cigars and Tobaccos at
Two room cottage for rent. Ap
ply to J. II. Sherrill. tf.
Fancy candies, fresh and pure,
at D. L. Brown.'s.
For the best candies, plain and
fancy, call on D. O. Jenkins'.
A new supply of fine Green Teas
just received by D, 0. Jenkins.
Call at Smartt's, pay Cash, and
get your family supplies cheap.
Mr. V. A. Robinson, of Smartt's
station, was on our streets Monday.
A party of Nicholson Springs
guests visited Ren Lomond Tuesday.
Mr. J. L. Garnett returned home
last week, after spending several
months in Texas.
Acorn, Tampa, and other lead- j
in brands of cigars can always be
had at D. L. Brown's.
The City School will probably
have a number of boarding pupils
from the county this fall.
Smartl has a nice line of Ham
mocks which he is selling very
cheap. Call and see them.
It has come at last. The clouds
were opened-and poured out rain in
gracious abundance Thursday,
Miss Sallie Spurlock came up
from Nashville last Saturday, and
will spend a month among friends
Miss Mattie Jetton of Murfrees
boro, arrived Thursday,on a visit to
the family of her uncle, Mr. R. II.
Misses Janey and Paulino Whit-
son entertained a large party of their
little friends on Friday evening of
Mr. II. Henderson, of Nashville,
is here on a visit to his daughter,
Mr3. W. II. Ross, and will spend
Mr. T. C. Lind moved his family
last Tuesday up to Ren Lomond,
where they will spend the remainder
of the summer.
Rev. T. B. McAmis, of Murfrces
boro, will hold a protracted meeting
at Liberty church the latter part of
Family Groceries of all kinds
can be found at Smartt's, cheap for
cash, and delivered anywhere in the
city. Give him a call.
Mrs. Dr. V. M. Leftwich, and
daughter, Miss Mary Lee, who are
summering at Nicholson Springs,
were in town Tuesday.
Miss Emma Moulton, of Nash
ville, who summered here several
years ago, is again at the Warren
House to spend a few weeks.
Rev. J. T. Curry, pastor of the
31. E. Church, has-been on the sick
list this week, and consequently not
able to fill several engagements.
Mrs. Wm. Hume and two little
children, of Nashville, arrived Mon
day, and will spend a week or two
on Ren Lomond witli Dr. Ritchey's
Mr. Robert L. Owen, after a
week's visit to his father's family,
and other relatives here, returned to
his home in Glasgow this (Friday)
Miss Nannie Rrittain left Tues
day for Murfreesboro, where she
will visit friends for a few days, and
then go to Cornersville to again en
gage in teachimg.
We are glad to learn that Mr. J.
M, Moflitt, who has been on Cumber
land Mountain for several weeks for
the benefit of his health, is improv
ing quite rapidly.
Mrs. Iiou Spurlock, Mrs. Blanche
Rentley and two children, and Mrs.
D. II. Umbenhour went to Reershe
ba Wednesday. They will remain
from four to six weeks.
-Mr. T. O. Bagley of Fayctteville,
came up'Thursday to visit his family
and relatives here for a few days.
Mrs. Bagley and some of their chil
dren have been lure about two weeks.
The first real good rain which
we have had since the middle of
June, fell Thursday. It wa3 general
over the county, and sufficient to wet
the ground several inches deep.
Esq. Jas. A. Wheeler, of Day
light, who was stricken with paraly
sis some weeks ago, has so far recov
ered as to be able to get to town
again, and was here today (Friday.)
Capt. W. P. Timberlake and
family, Capt. W. D. Deupree and
wife and Mr. C. N. Harris, wife and
children expect to leave for Nichol
son Springs today. Jackson Whig,
A reception Sva.s given, by Miss
Daisy Biles on last Tuesday night in
honor of her guest, Miss Beulah
Vaughn, of Murfreesboro. A large
crowd was in attendance, and the
evening proved a most delightful
occasion to all.
Mr. J. R. Wilkinson while
standing on the street Monday, wan
ted to know what all the Jackson
boys had been eating that they had
their stomachs bandaged up. It was
suggested this was green apple time
The malady is spreading. We have
noticed a few cases of it in McMinn-
Eakin and Miss Moorman of Shelby
ville, guests of Miss Watterson, ad
ded no little to the pleasure of our
young men during the evening. Mr.
Ewing Watterson and his young
wife entertained right royally, and
all who were present will long re
member the delightfully spent eve
ning of Miss Milbry's l'.lth birthday.
May loving hands pluck the thorns
from the roses that strew her path
through life, and may she have many
happy returns of the 4th of August, is
the unanimous wish of her many
friends in McMinnville.
A buyer w ill be at Stroud & Co's
livery stable next Monday, and will
pay cash for all the large, fine mules
Rev. F. L. Ewing, wife and lit
tle daughter, of Covington, Tenn.,
arrived last Friday, and will spend
several weeks with Mr. Geo. Mead's
family, at Shellsford. Mr. Ewing
filled the pulpit at the C. P. Church
last Sunday night.
Mr. Henry Spurlock of Nash
ville, has been here several days this
week attending at the bedside of his
brother, Mr. Jas. Spurlock, who has
been quite low, but is somewhat im
proved at this writing.
Miss Maggie Wallace has been
confined at home with sickness for
the last two weeks, during which
time Miss Rettie Smithson has had
charge of her school at Brooksicle.
Miss Maggie is convalescent now and
hopes to be able to resume her school
The road congress will assemble
in Nashville August 120th. As our
County Court failed to appoint any
delegates, we hope two or three good
citizens of the county will be philan
thropic enough to attend on their
own account, and give the county
the benefit of what they may gather
from the meeting.
Judge L. II. Estts of the Circuit
bench, Memphis, deliverd a lecture
in the Methodist church at this place
Thursday night in the interest of the
Knights of Honor. He left for Spar
ta yesterday, but will return to Mc
Minnville today and deliver a lec
ture on Sunday School work in the
C. P. Church tomorrow night
Judge Estes is President of the State
Sunday School Convention, and an
enthusiastic worker in the cause, as
a fluent and interesting lecturer
Let him have a full house Sunday
Mr. John G. Marbury, one of
McMinnville's boys who drifted off
to Alabama some years ago, has
married him a wife and prospered
there, but who has recently suffered
a severe attack of malarial fever, is
here to rest and recuperate for a few
weeks. He was so amaciated on his
arrival last Saturday night that his
best friends of other days hardly rec
ognized him. He Jis improving ra
pidly, however, and if he will only
remain long enough the mountain
breezes of his native home will biing
the full glow of health back to his
On last Monday night the belles
and beaux of our Mountain City
gathered at the summer residence of
Hon. Henry Watterson in honor of
the 19th birthday of his fair daugh
ter, Mias Milbrey. About twenty
couples were present, and to the
strains of sweet music tripied the
light fantastic till the "wee sma'
hours." Mr. Waterson and wife, as
sisted by Mrs. Ewing, of Nashville,
and Mrs. Dr. Black, of McMinnville,
received the guests. They were ush
ered to dressing rooms, from which
they soon descended to enjoy the
smiles and bright conversation of the
charming recipient of one of the
most enjoyable entertainments in
the social history of our town. Misses
For Sale Cheap.
100 40 and 2o gallon barrels, one
mare, wagon and harness. Will be
sold at a bargain.
White & McGl-irk,
June li), 185)0. Barrel Factory.
By recent acts of Congress many of
you are entitled to pensioas. Call on
W. A. Johnson and file your claims.
Better employ an agent at home than
one in some other city.
Our yew Offlcern.
S ASH, DOORS,
Thursday's election resulted in the
selection of Mr. I. W. Smith as Cir
cuit Court Clerk, Mr. A. R. Ham
mer, County Court Clerk, Mr. I. L.
Rheay,Sheriff, Mr.W. G. Etter, Trus
tee and Tax Collector, and Mr. W.
W. Mullican, Register. A statistical
table of the official vote will be found
on another page in this paper.
Above are the figures which repre
sent the population of McMinnville,
strictly within the corporate limits,
as enumerated by Mr. W. II. Sagar
in Jane. This is an increase of G45,
a fraction over SO per cent., since 18
80. Our suburbs, say within a radius
of half a mile from the corporate
limits, will give us very near twenty
five hundred. McMinnville has had
no boom, but we are enjoying a
steady, healthy growth. The school
girls will be here soon, which will
add nearly one hundred to the popu
lation for the next ten months. Put
us down for a population of about
four or five thousand in 1900.
PA. 1 j(
xDINING ROOM SETS,t
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
The State meeting of the Farmers'
and Laborers' Union will convene in
Nashville next Tuesday.
Buchanan, the nominee for govern
or, is a cousin of President Buchan
an. His great-grand-father was the
third white man who came to Mid
Cholera prevails to an epidemic
degree at Bagdad and Mecca, and
fears are entertained that it will
spread through western Europe. .
It has been estimated by an em
ploye of the United States Bureau of
Labor that there are 27,000 married
men in the city of New York who
are supported by their wives.
A field of corn at Arredondo, Fla.,
is said to average thirteen feet high,
and the yield is expected to be thirty
to forty bushels to the acre. The
land is ordinary pine land.
There are four white women now
confined in the penitentiary at Nash
ville. Three of them are in for mur
der, two having killed their husbands.
Hot wiuds during the last ten days
have materially reduced the already
low condition of crojw in Kansas
The corn crop in that state is estima
ted from 50 all the way down to 5
per cent' of last years yield.
A learned man has said that the
hardest words to pronounce in the
English are, "I made a mistake."
Frederick the ( Jreat wrote to the Sen
ate: "I have just lost a battle and it's
my own fault." Goldsmith said
"His confession shows more great
nes's than his victories."
The Nashville, Chattanooga & St.
Louis will sell tickets from all points
on the road in Tennessee to Nash
ville, Aug. 2 and -i, good to Aug.
29, at one and one-third fare for the
round trip, on account of the road
congress which meets in Nashville
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