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A NEWS P APE It OF TO-DAY ; PUKE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, NOV. 2- ,890.
Kingan's Select Bacon Haras at
D. O. Jenkins'.
Miss Fannie Bruster is on a visit
to Sparta this week.
For bargains in all lines of goods,
go to Collier & Arledge's.
The finest prunes ever in this
market now at D. L. Brown's.
Some extra fine oranges
found at P. O. Jenkins'.
A choice lot of mince meat just
received by D.L. Brown.
Mr. Frank Spurlock was over
from Chattanooga last Sunday.
Eugene Fleming spent several
clays of this week in Nashville.
Miss Prudie Dykes of Tarlton
visited relatives here this week.
County Court Clerk Hammer has
moved his family into town from the
L. F. Jeanniaire has now in stock
a handsome line of Silverware, suit
able for holiday presents.
The Tostal Telegraph Cable Co.,
completed its connection with Nash
ville last Saturday evening.
D. 0. Jenkins now has on hand
the finest lox of banannas that have
been received here this season.
The Warren House oilice has re
cently been furnished with a number
of large, comfortable arm chairs.
Mr. Geo. Steedley is putting up
four hundred apple barrels per day,
and cannot supply the demand.
Mr. A. II. Woodlee, the newly
elected State Senator of Grundy coun
ty, was here one day this week.
There were fourteen additions to
tho Cumberland Presbyterian Church
of this place last Sunday morning.
Mr. G. W. Smith has just com
pleted a neat cottage residence on
Sparta Street, and will move into it
Mr. A. B. Woodard, of Fayette
ville, formerly Attorney-General of
this circuit, was here Thursday cn le
Mr. Will Clark, bookkeeper at
the Stone Fort Taper Mills, Manches
ter, spent Sunday last here visiting
his sister, Mrs. Butler Smith.
Mr. IM. Harwell, telegraph ope
rator at Lobanan, was here on a visit
to his home folks two or three days
Mrs. J. E. Clark came up from
Ilickerson last Saturday, and will
spend several weeks here with her
daughter, Mrs. Butler Smith.
Mr. Steve Brown has sold his
farm in the 13th civil district to Mr.
John M. Foster, of DeKalb county,
who will take possession Christmas.
Mr. 0. D. Hinkley, from Center
ville, Dak., who bought a farm in
this county last spring, arrived with
his family and household effects this
Miss Fredonia Ficrson, of Stur
gis, Ky., who has been visiting here
for several weeks, the guest of Miss
Evie Morford, left Tuesday last for
All orders thankfully received at
the Bakery for bread, cakes, etc.
Place your orders early next week
and get something nice for Thanks
giving. Remember that Collier & Arledge
are offering everything in their stock
at greatly reduced prices to close out.
If you want bargains this is the place
to find them.
Miss Mary Lou Taylor and Miss
Jennie Austin, two pleasant and at
tractive young ladies of White coun
ty, have been here visiting Miss Mat
tie Burroughs this week.
Lost A black sash, over " yards
long, between C. F. College and res
idence of F. M. Smith. A liberal
reward will be paid for it if left at
Ritchey & Bostick's drug store.
One of the female performers in
Burk's circus, which exhibited here
two weeks ago, fell from a ladder in
Nashville Tuesday, and received
what will probably prove fatal injur
ies. A large parly of camp hunters
from Cannon county passed through
here this week enroute to Cumber
land mountain. They are certainly
having beautiful weather for the
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Lind enter
tained Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Merrill, of
Thomasville, Ga., and a few other
guests to tea last Wednesday evening.
The occasion was a most pleasant one
to all present.
Mrs. R.Patterson, Mrs. N.Shong
and Miss Susie Hoyt reached home
this (Friday) morning from Atlanta,
where they have been for a week or
ten days in attendance upon the
National W. C. T. U. convention.
Mr. E. J. Argo, a merchant of
Sparta, came down on the early train
Thursday morning to attend to some
business here, expecting to return at
noon. He missed his train just about
one minute, however, and had to re
main over night.
Ladies are making complaints
about boys and young men lighting
their cigars and cigarettes just outside
the church doors as they are leaving
the churches at night. The ladies
would thank the young gentlemen to
abandon this practice.
Mr. Sam R. Forsyth, for many
years a resident of Washington City,
but who has been domiciled at Tul
lahoma for the last two years, is at
the Warren House to spend a few
weeks. Capt. Forsyth spent several
weeks here in the summer of 1S70.
We learn that some extensive
improvements are soon to be made
on tho Cumberland Presbyterian
Church building here. Among other
things the main auditorium is to he
thoroughly renovated, and the walls
and ceiling are to receive a new fin
The meeting at the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church, conducted by
Rev. T. B. McAmis of Murfreesboro,
closed last Tuesday night. Mr. Mc
Amis is a fluent and earnest preacher,
and the large crowds which attended
the services enjoyed a feast of good
Mr. F. T. Fisher has our thanks
for another handsome specimen of
the "Acorn Squash." It is a genuine
curiosity in the vegetable line to
most people, is very ornamental in
appearance, and is said to be quite
palatable as food. We presume Mr.
Fisher is the first man to raise them
in Tennessee. His vines only pro
duced four this year.
Mr. E. A. Norvell, of Shelby
ville, has been given charge of the
revenue office at this place, and Col.
II. J. Brady has been assigned to
Shelbyville. Owing to ill health Col.
Brady has gone to his home in White
county to recuperate for a few days.
Mr. E. E. Bell, of Dresden, Tenn.,
has been assisting Mr. Norvell in the
office here for some days, and Mr. W.
J. Wilmore, of Louisville, general
revenue agent, has also been looking
after the business of the service here
during the last week.
Messrs. J. T. Wilson & Co., the
enterprising proprietors of the Moun
tain City Marble and Granite Works
of this place, havo opened a branch
establishment at Alexandria, in De
Kalb county, where they will keep
on hand a full stock of finished work
in the line of monuments, tomb
stones, etc., and will be prepared to
furnish from there anything desired
of that nature. Mr. J. U. I'anin, a
member of the firm, leaves this morn
ing for Baltimore to purchase a large
stock of both American and imported
finished, work for the new yard.
Mr. J. W. Gray is shipping from
four to eight car loads of apples per
week lrom this point. The moun
tain apples are now coming in, and
some or them are very line. The ap
ple cropot Warren county this year
will realize more than a hundred
thousand dollars to the county. The
dried peelings and cores sell readily
for 1J cents per pound. With the
wheat and corn crops both very short,
the county would have been in very
bad condition without the fruit. The
apple crop was not a large one, but
the unusually good prices have more
than made up for the shortage.
Strayed from my home,one o-year-old
Bull, pale yellow color, with
frosty back ; marked with crap off
either ear, with split in same. A re
ward will be paid at PustofUce for
anv information. Doi.ru Owkx.
Stib-cribe for lheSTAXiAKi. l.oo.
Mr. F. B. Robinson, of Richmond,
Ind., and Mrs. Lizzie M. Franke
were united in marriage by Dr. G. T.
Stainback at the home of the bride's
parents, Col. and Mrs. J. II. Hughes,
in this plac, at 11 o'clock Tuesday
morning, Nov. 18th. A number of
friends were present by invitation to
witness the interesting ceremony,
and enjoyed with the newly wedded
pair a sumptuous repast. Mr. and
Mrs. Robinson left at 1:30 in the after
noon for Savannah, Ga., where they
will spend a couple of months in the
enjoyment of their honeymoon. The
Standard wishes them a bounteous
fulfilment of life's fondest hopes, and
a rich portion of connubial bliss.
A union Thanksgiving service will
be held in the Cumberland Presby
terian Church Thursday next, at 10:30
o'clock a. m. The sermon will be
delivered by Dr. A. D. Phillips, pas
tor of the Baptist Church. All chriS'
tians are invited to participate in
these services, and all business men
are respoctfally entreated to suspend
work for two hours at least, and
unite in the proper observance of the
Death of Mlmt Mai Comet:
One of he saddest events we hav
ever had to chronicle, is the death of
Miss Mai Comer, youngest daughter
of Mr. Thos Comer, which occurred
a little before five o'clock last Mon
day morning, Nov. 17th. She had
been sick for more than a month
with fever,which involved the brain,
and her mind wandered for some
days proceeding her death. She was
a popular favorite with all of her
friends, to whom her untimely death
was a great shock. She was buried
on Tuesday morning, after a very
touching funeral service by Dr.
Stainback. Many sad hearted friends
followed the remains to the grave.
At the ChurchCH Tomorrow.
Preaching Sunday morning and
night by the pastor, llev. J. T. Curry-
Usual services at 11 a. m. and G : .'50
p. m. by the pastor, Dr. G. T. btain-
Usual services at 11 a. in. and G:30
p. ni. by the pastor, Dr. A. I). Phil
lips. The subject of the morning
discourse will be "The Christian
The meeting being conducted by
Mr. Harding will be continued
through Sunday, and perhaps longer.
The church has had some fourteen or
fifteen additions so far as a result of
We find the following special in
last Sunday's Memphis Appeal-Ava
lanche. The young lady who figures
in the case was a pupil in C. F. Col
lege at this place for two or three
Gallatix, Texx., Nov. 15. An
other case of man's trust and woman's
fickleness. Tonight a cay party hail
ing lrom FranKlin, Ky., bent on
matrimony, hied thetn to Gallatin
and were married by llev. W. T.
Dale of the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church. They were William Lath
am and Miss Delia Goodnight, the
beautiful niece of Congressman I. 1).
Goodnight, of Kentucky. They
were accompanied by N. L. Stanford
and Miss Eula McLean, all of Frank
lin. The marriage would be devoid
of sensational features were it not for
the lact that Miss Goodnight was to
have been Mrs. John Stewart next
Thursday night. Cards are out for
this marriage and her betrothed
is John Stewart, of Memphis. All
are prominent society people.
A nine year old child, deaf, dumb
and an idiot, strayed from the home
of its parents in Grundy county rc
ctntly, and was four days and nights
alone in the mountains, but when
loimd was well and uninjured.
( Sub-tribe for the Siankuih, SI.
f . S. LIVELY & m.,
HandsomE F EleganT
1 101 S PARLOR
East Main Street, McMINNVILLE, TENN.
The Peoples National Bank of MeMinnville
AUTHORIZED DEPOSITORY OF STATE FUNDS.
J. F. MORFORD, S. L. COLVILLE,
J. C. BILKS, J. CM. ROSS.
W!C. WOMACK. J. A. ROSS.
Does a General Banking Business, Deposits Solicited
BRYANT &STRATTON Business College
Write for Catalogue and full inormution. LUUIbVILLb) 1 Y
Viola, Nov. 20, 18!)0.-()n Wednes
day night of last week our village
was (he scene of the sad and unex
pected death of Mrs. S. A. Etter.
Mrs. Etter had not been well for a
day or two previous, but no one had
any serious apprehensions regarding
her illness, mid when death claimed
her she was reclining in a chair,
alone, with the exception of two
small children. Tho husband and
relatives of tiie deceased have the
sympathy of the entire community
in the loss sustained.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Laningof
of Manchester, arrived Sunday and
are in attendance at the bedside of
their daughter, Miss Mollie, who has
been sick for several days.
Col. 11. E. Burnham and little
granddaughter, who have been in
Waco, Texas, for several weeks, have
Miss I.ieora Ramsey is spending
this week in Manchester.
Prof. J. It. Stubblefield, accompa
nied by his aunt, Miss Addie Stout,
went to Nashville Tuesday morning,
and will return Saturday.
Miss Ilallie Biles of MeMinnville,
is at present visiting her sister, Mrs.
Bettie Brown, at this place.
J. II. Hughes had the misfortune
of losing a very fine mule one day
Miss Emma Stubblefield, after an
illness of a week or ten days, is able
to enjoy the sunshine again.
Farmers in this section are gather
inir corn, (those that have any) the
crop is very short.
Mr. R. G. Brown of Bell Buckle,
was in our neighborhood a few days
lat week. Uf.XA.
j Nashville is to have another ice
I factorv, with a capiieitv of ''" tons tier
xDINING ROOM SETS,
J. F. MORFORD President.
J. 0. BILES Vice President.
FRANK COLVILLE Cashier.
C. M. MORFORD, Assistant Cashier.
LIST OF LETTERS.
Remaining in the Postoflice at Me.Minn
ville, Tenn., for the week ending Nor. 20
which will be forwarded to the Dead Letter
office if not called for in 30 days.
Strong, O. II.
Simmons, W. T.
Woods, Sue (col)
By order of the P. O. Department, One
Cent must be collected on nil advertised
letters. Turties calling for any of these let
ters will please say "Advertised."
Ed. J. Wood, P. M.
The Vote for Governor.
Returns have been received at the
Secretary of State's office on the late
election from all of the counties in
the State except Hancock and Roane.
With these two counties out the vote
stands: Buchanan, , 111,009; Baxter,
74,398; Kelley, 10,853. Buchanan's
plurality over Baxter, 40,211; major
ity over both Baxter and Kelley, 29,
35C. The Toledo Weekly Blade,
the most popular weekly newspaper
of the United States, will in a few
weeks commence publication of a new
serial story, now being written espec
ially for its columns by Oliver Optic.
Send postal card to Blade, Toledo,
Ohio, lor free f pecimen copy of the
paper, and at same time send names
of all your friends, also.
Cross ville Sentinel : Deer are more
plentiful this year, so say tho old citi
zens who have a right to know, than
they have been for ten years.
An election will be held in Nash
ville Feb. 10th to elect a successor to
Mayor McCarver, who resigned forro
three or four weeks ago.
Sul-frrttH- for the Standakd. $