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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, SEPT.g, 1890.
Dry your apples.
New full rooiIh at (Jims'.
See Gross' new fall dry goods.
Dr. M. Anderson visited Sparta
one day thU week.
' Rev. F. L. Leeper will preach at
Shellsford Sunday afternoon.
Miss Maud Bridges left Tuesday
last for Gallatin, to enter school.
Goi to Smartl's, for' anything in
the grocery line, cheap for Cash.
There was a dance at the Warren
House ball room last Tuesday night.
New joints and dress goods, fall
pattern, now on hand at A. II.
Miss Jennie White went to Nash
ville last Monday, to attend school
at St. Cecilia.
Go to Mead & llitchey with your
country produce and get the highest
price in cash. 4t.
Alfred Ritchey left on Monday
last for Lebanon, to attend Cumber
Smartt, the corner grocer, pays
cash for goods and gives the custom-
er the benefit of it.
Mr. E. G. Mead has been confined
cd to his room with sickness several
days of this week.
Mrs. G. T. Stainback went to
Beersheba Thursday to visit Mrs.
Bentley for a week.
Miss Bettie Sanders, of Carthage,
is visiting here, and is the guest of
Mrs, J. M. Paschal.
Miss llallie Coffee went to Smyr
na last Tuesday for a week's visit to
relatives and friends.
Miss Mary Steakley, of White
county, was visiting friends here a
day or two this week.
Dr. Phillips returned Thursday
lrom White county, where he held a
meeting for a week or mo'e.
Mrs. Gardenhire, of Carthage, has
been here this week on a visit to. her
sister, Mrs. V. T. Murray.
Sparta Expositor: Miss Mertie
Hill visited friends at McMinnvillo
Mrs. J. N. Walling of Sparta,
was visiting friends and relatives in
this place and vicinity several days
during the last week.
Misses Jessie and Sallie Spurlock,
who had been visiting friends and
relatives here for several weeks, re
turned to Nashville last Monday.
Dr. Jas. C. Blair of Loudon,
Tenn., accompanied his two daugh
ters to this place last Tuesday. The
young ladies came to enter Q. F. Col
lege. Mr. B. II. Atkinson was hero
Thursday talkincr to Mr. Mason and
Mr. C. T. Thurman left on the
afternoon train Wednesday for New
York, to purchase a fall and winter
stock for the enterprising firm of
Thurman Bros & Co. This house
will have a full stock of all the latest
and most desirable goods in due sea
son. The Texas fever is abroad in this
and adjoining counties in a rather
contagious form. Scarcely a day
passes but one or more families leave
for the land of promise and we are
afraid many of them won't find any
thing else but promise when they get
the faculty of C. F. College about j thore-
placing his two daughters in school
Mrs. llenry Waterson and daugh
ter, Miss Milbrey, after spending a
couple of months here, returned to
their home in Louisville last Satur
day. Miss Maggie Henderson and Miss
Sperry, of Nashville, who have been
visiting Mrs. W. II. Ross for several
weeks, returned home last Tuesday
A Jersey bull belonging to Maj.
W. G. Smith of Sparta, gored a negro
boy about 20 years old last Saturday,
and fatally injured him. The negro
All kinds of country produce can
be found at Smartt's, the corner gro-
cer, at all times. He pays cash
last week, returning Monday.
Mr. John Dykes of Tarlton, is
visiting relatives and friends at this
place a day or two this week.
Mr. Fayette Brown and family,
of Beersheba, arc visiting relatives
at this place a few days this week.
W. S. Maddux & Co., want all of
the green hides in the county, and
will pay highest market prices in
Mrs. E. Waterhouse and children,
of Chattanooga, have been visiting
her father, Mr. Geo. M. Smartt, this
Mr. John S. Holder, of the Ten
nessee Saw and Tlaning Mills, Que
beck, Tenn., was here this (Friday)
Mr. J. N. Walling, cashier of the
National Bank of Sparta, was here
this (Friday) morning on business
for the bank.
Willie Ramsey came up from
Nashville last Saturday, and spent
several days of this week with his
Mrs. D. II. Umbcnhour came
down from Beersheba last Friday,
and left for her home in Nashville
the following day.
A pair of brogan shoes found
near the factory ford, can be had at
W. C; & B. F. Womack's store on
payment for this notice.
Mr. Jim Brooks, of Tracy City,
was here this week and purchased
several fine mules tor the Tenneasee
Coal, Iron and Railroad Co.
A new pavement has been laid
in front of the building occupied by
Messrs. F. M. Smith and W. II.
Meadows, on Main Street.
Miss Maggie Wendell, of Mur-
freesboro, arrived last Saturday, and
will spend the winter here, teaching
in Mr. Clay Faulkner's family.
Collier A Arledge don't want to
give any of their customers any
trouble, tut they do want money
due them, and therefore they request
all indebted to them to come forward
and settle, and save eot.
goods, sells for cash, and saves
Mr. W. S. Lively leaves today
for Louisville and Cincinnati to buy
a large stock of furniture and funeral
undertaker's goods for the firm of W.
S. Lively & Co.
Mr. Win. Thurman,accompanied
by his sister, Miss Nora, went to
Decherd last Saturday, where both
will attend Terrill College for the
next ten months.
Mr. Ewing Waterson and wife
left on Saturday last for Nashville,
where they will reside during the
winter and Mr. W. will attend medi
cal lectures at the Vanderbilt.
Mary, the little baby girl of Mr.
and Mrs. W. K. Patterson, of Smyr
na, died last Monday. The many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Patterson
here sympathize with them in the
Mrs. Bridges is now receiving
the first installments of new fall hats
and millinery. Her full stock of mil
linery, dress goods, notions, etc., will
all be here in due season. She invites
a call from all the ladies.
Mrs. Sallie Eastwood, of Fort
Wayne, Ind., after a visit of four or
five weeks to the family of her broth
er, Mr. Ed Nunnelly, at this place,
lelt for her home today (Friday.)
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.
Dried apples are now worth 5 to
5J cents per pound, and will proba
bly go higher. Don't let any of them
rot on the ground. Dry every pound
possible, and use the cores and peel
ing for making vinegar.
-A. II. Gross has now on hand
and ready for fall trade a full stock of
new fall and winter dress goods, to
gether with staple and fancy dry
goods and notions of all kinds.
Everybody invited to call and see
Dr. D. C. Kelley, prohibition
candidate for governor, and Mr. Geo.
W. Armistead, editor of The Issjie,
Nashville, arrived on the early train
from Tullahoma this (Friday) morn
ing. Dr. Kelley will sieak in the
park this afternoon.
Mr. G. W. Nelson, of New Lis
bon, Ohio, arrived on the 1st inst.
and will be in McMinnville and Ver
villa for the next two weeks, during
which time he will offer his Hickory
Creek farm for sale cheap. If not
sold before Sept. 15th, it will le for
rent for another year.
Lost, on the road between Hick
ory Grove and McMinnville, $22:2i),
wrapped in a small white handker-
Mr. 1. 1$. Neal, of Rowland, was
one of the huge number of emigrants
for Texas leaving this place last Tues
day. We regret to lose such good
citizen as Mr. Neal from the county,
but wish him abundant happiness
and success in his new home. He
goes to Pendletonville, Bell county.
Mrs. Win. Austin and two little
children, who spent the summer here
with her father, Mr. R. II. Mason,
left Thursday for their home in El
Paso, Texas, accompanied by Miss
Flora Wilson and Miss Mattie Jetton.
Miss Flora returns to her home in
Fort Worth, and Miss Mattie goes to
spend the whiter with Mrs.' Austin.
Mr. W. II. Ross will leave next
Monday for market, to lay in a large
fall and winter stock for the firm of
J. C. M. Ross & Son. Consumers of
goods in their lines can rest assured
that the stock, when received and
opened, will meet all of their wants
in every particular. Hackett knows
where to find the latest novelties and
how to buy them to advantage.
Mrs. Reese K. Henderson, of
Murfreesboro, came up last Saturday
on a visit to Mrs. J. (J. Myers, and
remained until Monday. She was
accompanied by her son, Mr. Chip
Henderson, editor of the Murfrees
boro Home Journal. We regret that
their visit was so short, and hope
they will come again and take a bet
ter lookt our town and sunound-
The residence of Mr. John W.
Cope, in the 8th district, near Mt.
Zion, with most of the contents, was
destroyed by fire between 11 and 12
o clock ihursday morning, it was
a two story building, and worth sev
en or eight hundred dollars. No in
suranee. The fire causht from the
cooking stove. Mr. Cope's many
friends sympathize with him in the
All of the newly elected county
olhcers made their bonds and were
sworn into onice last Monday, with
the exception of one or two consta
bles. Sheriff I. L. Rheay's deputies
are N. B. Jones, S. C. Ilenegar, D.
B. Smith, and W. G. Martin. J. M.
Sparkman also made a special deputy
to wind up some business now in
hand. Mr. I. W. Smith is named as
the deputy of County Court Clerk, A.
It. Hammer, and A. M. llennessee
as the deputy of Register W. W.
x DINING ROM SETS,
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 eare and dispatch.
H FXjEMXiyG-, Proprietor.
I.J. liass will pay the highest
market price in cash for green, dry
or salted hides. Take them to his
saddle and harness shop on Main
Harwell's miMaSi Store,
Please remember Unit
Street, McMinnville, Term.
I kutp on linn J n large and well assorted stock of
FURNITURE OF All KIHDS,tx
-Consisting in Part of-
Married, at the home of the bride's
parents, in Wilson county, on
Wednesday, Sept. 3d, Mr. Albert
Nunnelly to Miss Lena Bradley. Mr,
Nunnelly and his bride reached here
on the noon train Thursday, and are
being entertained at the home of his
parents, on Main Street. Mr. Nun
nelly was raised in McMinnville, and
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Nun
nelly. He has always commanded
the respect and esteem of every one
who has known him for his exem
plary habits, and by industry and ap
plication has won success in business
life. For several months he has been
managing the express and mail busi
ness on the Nashville A Knoxville
railroad, and stills holds that posi
tion. 1 lis bride is a most accomplish-
chief. Finder will be liberally re- anj intelligent young lady, and
warded by returning to Miss Eliza We congratulate them both on the
Jones, Daylight, or to Jones Dro's j happy union, and wish them a joyous
store, McMinnville. life voyage together. They will re
Subscribe for the Stamaki. j.l main here for several days yet.
Ueadstcads, Bureaus, Withstands, Sideboards, Ward
robes, Safes,'1 Tables, Chairs, Bed-Springs, and
Mattresses, Chamber Sets, frirlor Sets.
Bed Lounges, Looking Glasses,
and iu fact any and 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 anil children, for less money tbau you can
buy the Koods fur and make them. EMUALMIXU A SPECIALITY. Remember
I will not be under sold by anyone, and everything guaranteed as represented. Give me
a call before purchasing and get prices. - M. B. HARWELL.
W. H. MOORE, M. D.
DRUGGIST t APOTHECARY,
Keeps on hand a full stock of
Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals,
PAINTS, OILS, EXTRACTS, DYE STUFFS,
AND DRUGGISTS' SUNDRIES.