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A NEWSrArER OF TO-DAY; PURE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, AUG. 30, r89o.
Northcut and Silence have a fresh
ear load of salt on hand.
-yMlsif Roberts, of the C, F. College
faculty, arrived Thursday;
Miss Ruby Paine came home
from Beersheba last Monday;-
f-Iyhn Ston is shaking- hands
with his old friends here today.
Mr. E vying "Watt-erscm and wife
returned froju Beersheba Monday.,
tj-Mr; Wljll Tjnvman; leaves this
morning for pecrjerd, to attend Ter
rmcaHeKe.l. iK J . ' :
It will pay you to dry apples
this year. They are bringing a good
price now. ' j ' ! )
Rev. Lee Harris held an open nir
service in the park here Thursday
Go to Mead &' Uitchey with your
country produce and get the highest
price in cash. : , 4t
--A lartre new stock ' of boots and
shoes just opened up by Northcut
Silence this week.
Dr. W. II. Fleming spent last
Sunday in Nashville with his father,
who is seriously ill.
Mrs. F. P. Clute arrived from
South Pittsburg Thursday, on a visit
to her old home here.
Mr. J. G. Brown, of Waco, TeX'
as, is visiting Ids brother, Mr. S. L.
Brown, in this county.
Miss Maggie Wallace has suffic
iently recovered to resume charge of
her school at Brookside.
Miss Lizzie Ross went to Bowl
ing Green, Ky., one day this week to
visit her sister, Mrs. Ilolman.
Mr. Louis Irwin left Tuesday for
Bell Buckle, w here he will attend the
Webb School for the next ten
MissSallie Roberson, of Nash
ville, after a visit of several weeks to
friends here, returned home last
Miss Culbert of Nashville, who
has been visiting Miss Fannie Fisher
for the past month, returned home
ML?s Mattie Iluggius of Nash
ville, spent several days of this week
here visiting her friend, Miss Ruby
Next Monday will be a busy day
in the county court, as all of the new
county officers are to be inducted
into office on that day.
Mr. W. V. Whitson and wife are
spending this week at Beersheba, Mr.
W. also going over to Altamont ev
ery day to attend cfrcuit court.
Mrs. A. II. Gross' first install
ment of uew fall millinery goods will
arrive touay. ah 01 the Jauies are
invited to make her an early call
A hne assortment 01 superior
breech and muzzle loading shotguns,
single and double barrel, and rifles,
just received by Morford & Biles.
ruoiic sale 01 uuuuing lots on
New Street, in rear of O. M. Thur
man's, on Monday Sept. 1st. 181)0, at
1 o'clock p. m. W. A. Jonx.sox.
Mr. G. A. Reams has been here
for the last week, visiting relatives
and taking orders for holiday goods
and blank books for New York
Mrs. J. W. Fisher and daughter,
Miss Estella, after spending the sum
mer with the family of Mr. F. T.
Fisher, returned to Nashville last
Mr. J. M. Moflitt returned home
from Altamont this week, much im
proved in health. The mountain air
seems to have had a lino effect upon
Miss Nettie Cruse, a most pleas-
ant and agreeable young lady of
Akron, Ohio, is visiting Miss Lottie
Bauer, at her home out on the Nash
Hon. Henry Watterson, after two
or three weeks spent here at his sum
mer home, returned to Louisville,
last Tesday, accompanied by his two
rranK latidux is now prepared
to make sorghum pans of any dimen
sious, on snori notice. Wort anU
material first class and prices rock
Mr. Clay Faulkner took three of
his children, Misses Maggie and
Daisy and Master Ilerschell, on a
trip to Nashville and Chattanooga
this week. They returned home
Mr. Solomon Mullican, a popular
young man of the loth ciyil district,
has secured a clerkship with Messrs.
J. C. M. Ross & Son, and would bo
glad to meet old friends there, and
also make new ones.
Mead & Ritchey are giving their
entire attention to the country pro
duce trade this season. They are
prepared and want to handle all
within a reasonable distance, for
which they will pay the cash. 4t.
Collier & Arledge request all of
their friends who have open accounts
on their books to come forward and
settle at once. The time is now at
hand to lay in fall stocks, and they
need the cash for this purpose.
Frank Maddux made this week
for a customer of the McMinnville
Hardware Co., a sorghum pan 40
inches wide by fourteen feet in
length. The "long sweetening" crop
is promising in some neighborhoods.
Dr. G. R. Crain returned from
Beersheba Springs Thursday, and
can now be found at his office ready
to attend to his professional duties.
The doctor was very much improved
in health by his stay at Beersheba.
Rev. Lee Harris had an appoint
ment to lecture in the Opeja House
Thursday night upon his travels in
Africa, but concluded to postpone the
lecture until Sept. 10th, by which
time his book upon Africa will be
Mr. C. A. Hopkins conducted a
large party through Higginbotham
Cave Thursday. It wa3 a, bad day
for the trip to and from the cave,
but a rainy day is as good as any for
the exploration of that great natural
wonder after getting inside.
-The McMinnville Hardware Co.,
have a new advertisement in this
issue. They have a large ami well
selected line of goods, and offer the
very best inducements to cash cus
tomers. Read their advertisement
and then see their stock.
D. O. Jenkins has but little to
say this week, but says that little
mighty loud. He has a show case
full of choice fresh candies that can't
be beat. Go to see him and you will
find just what you want.
From a few sections of the State
come reports of too much rain. It
has been too dry here for several
weeks to turn land for fall sowing,
and although a very good rain fell
Thursday it was not sufficient to put
a great deal of land in condition for
plowing, and many wells and springs
are very low.
Mrs. Mehaley Nunnely was bap
tized and received into the Methodist
church by the pastor, Rev. J. T. Cur
ry, at her residence Thursday after
noon. Mrs. Nunnely is So years old.
Her children from the country and
many of 4ier neighbors and friends
were present to take part in the ser
The ahum of fire created consid
erable excitement in town last Mon
day. A flue in the house occupied
by Mr. Harrison Faulkner, on Chan
eery Street, burned out, and set fire
to the roof. Mr. Fred Smallraan
succeeded in getting on the roof with
a bucket of water and extinguished
the flames before any serious damage
was done. '
Dr. A. B. Ramsey arrived on the
early train Monday morning, and is
again a citizen of McMinnville. He
has rooms at Dr. Stainback's resi
dence for the present, where he can
be found when not professionally en
gaged. Mrs. R. and their little
daughter will arrive in about two
Died, at Beersheba Springs, at
8 o'clock Tuesday morning, Aug.
26th, Ijeah Lea, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Thos. Black, aged 5 years. The
remains were brought to their home
here Wednesday afternoon, and a
funeral service held at the residence
by Rev. J. T. Curry. All the mem
bers of Dr. Black's family have the
sympathies of their many friends in
this sad loss.
Mr. D. S. Robeson, district su
perintendent of the Postal Telegraph
-Cable Co., in here looking after the
new company's interest. The lit.o
has now reached the edge of this
county, above Irving College, and
will be in McMinnville one day next
week. We presume that an office
will be opened here at once.
Mr! Frank Spur lock, with Mr.
B. II. Faris and w ife, reached hero
about six o'clock last Friday evening.
They walked over frorri Chatta
tanooga to the foot of the mountain
below Beersheba, where a carriage
met them and ' brought them into
town.' They returned to' Chattanoo
ga via rail Monday.
We are in receipt of a neat little
volume, in leatherette binding, en
titled "Recollections of Gen. Grant,
by George V. Childs," published by
the Collins Printing House, Philadel
phia. It is a pleasant recital of the
friendly personal relations existing
between Gen. Grant and Mr. Childs
from 18G3 until the General's death.
Mr. Jonathan J. Loguo and wife,
of Atlanta, Ga., and Messrs. John
and Furman Logue, of Marshall
county, all brothers of Mr. David
Logue of this place, are here on a
visit to relatives and old friends.
They were citizens of this county.but
moved away soon after the war
closed, and this is their first visit
back to the old home since.
Profs. Finney and Paschal will
arrive at noon today with the board
ing pupils from Arkansas and Texas
for C. F. College, where school will
open Monday. It is not known yet
how many boarding pupils will be
present at the opening, but they are
expecting more than at any previous
session. Mr. Mason has had a good
force of hands at work at the college
for the last month, getting every
thing in readiness. The building has
been thoroughly cleaned and reno
vated, from cellar to garret, the yard
has been cleared of all rubbish, and
the whole premises put in neat and
tidy order. Mr. Mason will spare no
pains or expense to make the college
family comfortable and happy.
Married, at the residence of Mrs.
Miller, sister of the bride, Bowling
Green, Ky., Wednesday evening
Aug. 27th, at 3:45 o'clock, by Dr. G.
T. Stainback, Mr. Jas. C. Biles, of
this v lace, to Mrs. Nellie Rogers,' of
Franklin, Ky. Mr. Biles and wife
reached here at noon Thursday. Mrs.
Rogers was matron of C. F. College
for two or three years, and is not a
stranger to McMinnville people. She
is admired by all who know her for
the many graces of head and heart
which she possesses, and which so
eminently fit her for a life compan
ion to the gentleman by whom she
has been won. Mr. Biles is well
known to all as one of McMinnville's
leading citizens and business men.
We join with the numerous friends
of both in offering them heartiest
congratulations and best wishes for
future happiness and felicity.
x DINING ROM SETS,t
' WILLOW WARE,
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
Go to the Model Drug Store for
Fruit Jars, Jelly Glasses, Rubbers and Tops.
FISHING TACKLE, LINES, REELS, TIPS, GUIDES AND HORNS.
Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded day or night, and
orders answered with care and dispatch.
W. H. FLEMIHG, Proprietor.
if el's mmm fc
We shall leave for the East in a
few days to purchase our fall and
winter stock of clothing and gents'
furnishing goods, and would be oblig
ed to those of our customers who are
indebted to us either by note or ac
count, to make payment as early in
September as passible.
J. C. M. Itoss & Sox.
We will pay the following prices in
cash for cattle, if fat, smooth, and in
good order; Heifers, 000 to 5)00 lbs.
1J to 1J cts; cows, 1 J cts; steers above
800 lbs, 2cts.
McMixnvillk Hardware Co.
Mead & Ritchey want to buy coun
try produce, such as eggs, dried fruits,
poultry, beeswax, ginseng, feathers,
etc., at their warehouse in McMinn
ville, or delivered at any of the sta
tions along the line from Tullahoma
to Sparta. Those who have dried
fruit and eggs in large or small quan
tities will find it to their interest to
sell direct to Mead & Ritchey. 4t.
Three boys, names unknown, were
killed by a train at Morri.-town one
day this week. -
Chancery Street, McMinnville, Tcnn.
I'lease remember tlmt I keep on hand a lare aud well assorted htock of
xFURffiTURl OP ML KIHDS, I
-Consisting in Tart of-
IJeadsteads, Bureaus, Washstands, Sideboards, Ward
robes, Safes, Tables, Chairs, Bed-Springs, and
Mattresses,' Chamber Sets, Parlor Sets,
Bed Lounges, Looking Glasses,
and in fact any aud everything wanted in the Furniture line. Also in
I have a larger and better assorted stock than ever, from the very cheapest Coffins to the
best Caskets. Burial Suits, etc., for men, ladies and children, for less money thau yon can
buy the Koods for and make them. UMIIALMIXU A Ml'KL'IALlTY. Remember
I will not be under sold by anyone, and everything guaranteed as represented. Give me
a call before purchasing aud Ret prices. M. B. HARWELL.
W. H. MOORE, Yl. D.
DRUGGIST I APOTHECARY,
Keeps on hand a full stock of
Drags, Medicines, Chemicals,
PAINTS, OILS, EXTRACTS, DYE STUFFS,
AND DRUGGISTS5 SUNDRIES.