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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY ; PUIIE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, FEB. 7, 1891.
xDlNING ROOM SETS,
Shoes ! Shoes !
Shoes ! Shoes ! Shoes !
The Shoe Store-J. C. M. Ross &
W. T. Murray, Esq., has been in Fork last Tuesday.
Spencer this week. -Mr. Thos! Comer and Mr. O. M.
Go to D. 0. Jenkins' when you Thurinan have both been quite sick
want a good cigar. during the last week, and are yet
-Fresh arrivals of oranges, lemons confined to their rooms,
and banannas at Smartt's. Mr. R. A. Thatch has received
-Patent bottoms for rocking chairs an appointment as gauger from Col
at W. S. Lively A Co's. le('tor Nunn and will close out his
-Try the improved El Merito CN Kry business to other parties,
gar, sold by D. L. Brown. Mr. Duncan Doty, of Chattanoo-
TV I.. Rrmvn will rwwivo iinntiur K, was here last Saturday to attend
a car load 01 me inside ham Dr. M. II. Vitt hn iinr,, D
wood finishing for Mr. D.B.Carson's drug business in Chattanooga, and
new cottage was received Thursday, will remove with bis family to that
We have experienced the coldent city in about two weeks. We regret
weather of the winter here this week, vei"y much to lose him from the corn
ice forming in some places fully an rnunity, but wish him success in his
inch In thickness. new home.
The various streams of the coun- The heavy rains of last Saturday
ty have been quite high this week. and Monday nights put our streets in
A dead horse floated down Barren sph-'ndid condition. This seems rath-
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
. JONES BROS.,
Dry Goods g Groceries,
CLOTHING, HATS, BOOTS, SHOES, ETC.
We carry a well selected line of General Merchandise, and sell
STRICTLY FOR CASH.
Thus we are enabled to giye our customers the benefit of the
We will make it to your interest to give us your trade. JOXEN IJKOS,
East Main Street, McMISNNILLE, TENN.
pES IET 3 P P TT ,
STOVES, TINWARE and HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS
O TIN, SHEET IRON and COPPER WARE.
I have now on hand a large stock of
Cooking and Heating Stoves,
which I will sell cheap for Cash, or
Exthijt tct fa or E:t! Cittli.
A CREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES
large stock of One cigars today.
See our Neckwear.
J. C. M. Ross & Son.
Hay for sale and a dwelling
house for rent. Apply to I). Osborne,
Sheriff Rheay sold several horses
at auction on the squaie last Monday.
A full stock of cabbage, onions
and other seasonable vegetables at
Mr. Mack Bostiek, of DeKalb
county, was visiting relatives here
Try one of Eastwood Bros A Car
son's all iron $7.00 Pumps for wells
Seed Irish Potatoes at $1.25 per
bushel, for sale by McMinnville
Price Qnnningham's Shoes and
Clothing before buying elsewhere. It
will save you money.
Mrs. D. II. Unibcnhour of Nash
ville, was here three or four days this
week visiting relatives.
Master Prank Bentley accompa
nied his aunt, Mrs. Umbenhour, to
Nashville today (Friday.)
D. O. Jenkins is still in the load
with fancy candies. Large and fresh
stocks just received.
D. O. Jenkins now carries a large
stock of cigars and tobacco of the best
brands. Give him a trial.
Rev. J. T. Curry has "een in
Nashville several days this week, but
will return home today.
J. C. M. Ross & Son are display
ing by far the largest line of Shoes
ever brought to this market.
-Mrs. Frank Cardwell, who has
been on a protracted visit to relatives
in Kentucky, returned last Friday.
-One half our large store room is
filled with Shoes for men, women and
children. J. C. M. Ross & Sox.
Misses Lizzie and Josie Rahm,
who have been in Chattanooga sever
al months, returned home last Mon
California evaporated apricots
and peaches at Smartt's. Try them
if you want a choice table delicacy.
The finest quality of Dakota Seed
Oats for sale by the McMinnville
Hardware Co., at 75 cts. per bushel.
Mr. L. F. Jeanuiaire is number
ed among the victims of la grippe,
and has been confined at home this
Mrs. Ed. Black, of Shelby coun
ty, arrived Thursday on a visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Jean-maire.
MORFORD & BILES have reduced the price on South Bend Chilled Tlows from 50 cts
to $1.50 on each plow. They are also agents for the Chattunooga Chilled Plow, the
Leader in Low Prices. Morford & Biles guarantee every South Rend Chilled Plow, nud
every Chattanooga Chilled Plow, to give perfect satisfaction, to be Light Draft and Per
fect Turning Plows, none better. Don't pay high prices for chilled plows, but save your
dollais by buying Warranted Plows from Morford & Biles nt low prices. We have a large
Steel Plows and Repairs, Hardware, Groceries, Stoves,
Tennessee Wagons and Farm Implements,
AT PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION. CALL AND SEE OUR CHEAP PRICES.
Morford & Biles,
J. II. WAlffiBN,
CLOCKS, JEWELRY, SEWINC MACHINES,
Every Piece of Work Guaranteed.
Shop in Jones Bros' Store, East Main Street, fncMinhvIlle, Tenn,
been attending St. Cecelia Academy
at Nashville, returned home last
Mr. J. W. Gray, who recently
closed out his mercantile and produce
business here, is on a business trip to
Mr. J. C. Biles has been number
ed among the aftlieted this week, hav
ing been confined to his home for
John Officer has a card in this
issue, of his clothes cleaning and dye
ing establishment. He does good
work at low prices.
For choice breakfast bacon, pro
visions and groceries of all kinds go
to Smartt's. Big stock, fresh goods
and free delivery.
That large show case at Smartt's
is running over again with fresh fan
cy candies. All of the new and
his brother's funeral, and remained
for several days.
Mrs. Laura Ilickerson of Tulla
homa, visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Ramsey, at this place, a
few days during the last week.
J. M. Cunningham now has a
large stock of Shoes, Clothing and
general dry goods on hand, and is
making very low prices to cash buy
ers. The bridge committee appointed
by the County Court at its January
term will meet in the office of the
County Court Clerk at 10 o'clock this
Fresh stocks of groceries received
at 1). (). Jenkins' every week. You
can always depend 'on finding the
freshest and choicest goods in this
Mr. V. N. Mitchell, our County
Superintendent, who had been at
home sick for a couple of weeks, re
turned to schaol at Decherd last
Mrs. llodgers, of Louisville, Ky.,
the new vocal teacher for C. F. Col
lege, arrived today (Friday.) A new
matron and elocution teacher are
expected nest week.
Miss Fannie Bruster has suffic
iently recovered from her recent ill
ness to be able to get to town again,
and has been visiting among her
friends here this week.
Miss Lillie Henderson of Win
chester, after a visit of two or three
weeks to friends here, retured home
last Monday, accompanied by Miss
Annie May Maddux.
Chattanooga Times : Mias Mary
Ritchey and Misses Belle and Lula
Smartt, of McMinnville, are visting
Mr. and Mrs. Euclid Waterhouse at
451 Oak street.
Dr. J. P. Bostick has been con
fined to his room this week with
quite a severe attack of la grippe.
He is convalescent now, and hopes to
be out in a day or two.
Remember we are keeping up
our stock of Hamilton-Brown Ladies'
$2.50 Shoe, acknowledged the best in
the world for fit and wear.
J. C. M. Ross & Sox.
Miss Maggie Reed Ips resigned
her position in the C. F. College fac
ulty, and left Thursday for South
Carolina to visit friends for several
Mr. J. C. Ramsey, Jr., who holds
a position in the Commercial Nation
al Bank of Nashville, was here last
Saturday and Sunday on a visit to
White who has ur. vviu xx. reaves ui xH&uvim-,
special solicitor oi ine iuuiuai xjiie.
Insurance Co., of New York, was
here a few days this week in the in
terest of that company.
Mr. A. C. Johnson and family
arrived the first of this week on a
visit to Mrs. E. J. Griswold, the
mother of Mrs. Johnson. Mr. John
son only remained a day or so, but
his wife and childrcu will be here for
for several weeks.
The Nashville American of Wed
nesday gives this information of 'Col.
Savage: "Col. John II. Savage is
slowly recovering from a severe at
tack of pneumonia. His physicians
now think he will regain his accuse
tomed physical vigor."
Mr. W. II. Fowler, of Dyersburg,
Tenn., arrived here last Saturday
with his daughter, whom he placed
in school at V. F. College. Rev. J.
T. Barbee also brought three new
hoarding pupils from Kentucky the
er paradoxical, but it is a fact never
theless. The mud and dirt which
had been accumulating for mouths on
the surface were nil washed away,
nd the streets were left clean and-
A committee from the Board of
Mayor and Aldermen have been run
ning out some new lines this week
for an extension of the corporate
limits. The proposed extension will
include a good deal of farming land
inside the corporation, but this is nec
essary to give the corporate lines any
symmetrical shape, and people whose
residences are inside the corporation
and who have the benefit of good
streets and other advantages of corpo
rate life,cannot consistently complain
if those portions of their lands lying
between their residences and other
necks of the corporation aa the lines
now run, are brought in and made
to bear at least a small portion of the
burden of taxation.
Chattanooga Times: Last Wednes
day, Frank Spurlock, one of Chatta
nooga s most prominent young law
yers, led to the altar Miss Lena
Womack, one of the most beautiful
and accomplished of McMinnville's
fair daughters. The ceremony was
performed at the home of the bride's
father, Col. W. C. Womack, by Rev.
Dr. G. T. Stainback, at high noon.
The house was beautifully decorated
with evergreens, japonicas and prim
roses, immediately alter the cere
mony, a sumptuous luncheon was
served, after which Mr. and Mrs.
Spurlock were driven to the depot
and took the 1:30 train for this city.
The bride was attired in a neat travel
ing suit of tan, trimmed with brown
velvet, with hat and gloves to match.
The groom and two attendants,Frank
Colville and Joe Morford, were in
conventional black. There were no
The Spring Term of the School at
Irving College will be opened on
Monday, Feb. 9th, 1891.
E. B. Etteu, Principal.
We want you to come in and take
a look through our Shoe Stock. We
say without fear of contradiction, we
have a larger stock of shoes on our
shelves than ever before shown in
J. C. M. Ross A Son.
At the Churches Tomorrow
Preaching at 11 a. m., and G : 45 p.
m. by Rev. J. D. Murray.
Dr. Stainback will fill his pulpit at
the usual hours, morning and night.
Usual services at 11 a. in. and 6 : 45
p. m. by the pastor, Dr. A. D. Phil
Preaching at the usual hours morn
ing and night by Elder II. L. Wal
ling. NEW OAK SCHOOL HOUSE.
Elder G. C. Bowman, German
Baptist, from East Tennessee, will
preach at New Oak school house to
morrow at 11 o'clock a. m. Come
and hear him.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 6 : 45 p.
in. by the pastor, Rev. J. T. Curry.
Subject of morning sermon : "A
Working Church." Subject of night
sermon: "St. Paul's Place in His
tory. Many years practice has given C.
A. Snow A Co., Solicitors of Patents
at Washington, D. C, unsurpassed
success in obtaining patents for all
classes of inventions, lhey maKe a
specialty of rejected cases, and have
secured allowances of many patents
previously rejected. Their advertise
ment in another column, will be of
interest to inventors, patentee, man
ufacturers, and all who have to do
j with paten's.