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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE INTONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAR. 21, i89I.
Hay for sale at J. W. Gray's
Read Thurman's announcement.
Sam Rrittain spent last Sunday
Go to Smartt'8 for choice table
The garden seed trade has been
lively this week.
Try Nudavene Flakes. For sale
by Smnrtt & Co.
Seed.qats, hay and shucks for
sale by D. Osborne.
Dr. Phillips visited Manchester a
few days this week.
-Dr. W. M. Parker, of Dibrell,
was here Thursday.
For fresh Lemons and Oranges
go to D. O. Jenkins'.
MaJ. W. A. Rutherford arrived
from Kentucky Wednesday.
Dr. M. II. Fitts was over from
Chattanooga again one day this week.
100 bushels first class seed oats for
ale at Savage's farm, near Smartts
Mr. J. M. Shoffner of Shelby
ville. was here a day or two this
A. II. Gross is now helling tor
Cash. See how cheap he is selling
Mr. I). C. Scales of Nashville, wn
here on business a day or two th
For Oranges, Lemons, Banannas,
and choice confections of all kinds go
The corporate authorities are fig
uring on putting in several more
Mr. S. M. Clenny of Quebeck,
was hero for a few hours this (Fri-
Found A gold Odd Fellows
watch chnrm. Owner can get same
on payment for this notice.
Don't forget the cheap cash store
of A. II. Gross when you want Dry
Goods, Shoes, Millinery, etc.
Groceries, Canned Goods, and
Provisions of all kinds, full and fresh
stocks at Smartt's. Free delivery.
Mrs. Bettie Brown of Viola, is
spending a few days at the Warren
House with her sister, Miss Ilallie
I). L. Brown has opened a large
stock of Jewelry this week, all of
which he is offering at astonishingly
Mrs. Harriet l'ennebaker return
ed home Tuesday from Chattanooga,
where she had been visiting relatives
for about three weeks.
A reward of 50 cts will be paid
for the return to this office of a pair
of steel frame bl-focal spectacles lost
about two weeks ago.
If you want Shoes cheap, call on
A. II. Gross. He will sell them to
you for less than you can often have
your old ones repaired.
Gardening, oat sowing, and plow
ing for corn, kept every one engaged
in these pursuits busy during the sev
eral bright days of this week.
Mr. R. II. Mason leaves for St.
Louis Monday morning next to se
lect and purchase a front for his new
block of stores on Main Street.
Mr. J. W. Snodgrass has been
here with his family for a week or
more, but has been conliucd to his
room with sickness most of the time.
The notice of a lost; umbrella in
"our last issue should havo read "bone
handle," instead of "gold handle."
Finder will please return to this
Miss Fannie Gross, who is now
t in Louisville, will arrive next week
with a nice line of Millinery for Mrs.
A. II. Gross. The opening will be
Mrs. R. P. Biles of Sparta, came
down last Saturday on a visit to rel
atives and friends here and remained
until Tuesday. She was accompa
nied by Miss Julia Branuan.
By adopting the (,'nh system I
am prepared'to sell you Dry Goods,
Shoes, Millinery, in fact everything
kept, at prices that are so low you
will be surprised. Conic in and see
Subscribe for UicStanhaki. SI.oo.
Miss Mattie Sperry of Nashville,
is visiting friends here, and is the
guest of Miss Lizzie Ross.
The wife of Mr. Sam Hennessee
died at their home near Shellsford
last Wednesday, and was buried at
Buck Springs the following day.
L. F. Jeanmaire has received a
large new stock of clocks, jewelry,
etc., this week, embracing the latest
novelties In this line. You are invit
ed to call and inspect the stock.
Thurman wants people in Tulla
homa, Sparta and points between to
take advantage of present railroad
accommodations and see their large
spring stock before buying. They
can save your expenses easy.
Housekeepers never complain
about groceries bought from D. O.
Jenkins. They are always fresh.
He now has a full stock of all season
able groceries, canned goods, provis
ions, and family supplies in general.
A train of about twenty wagons
will leave here at 6 o'clock this morn
ing for the saw mill of R. G. Hutch
ins, on Hill's Creek, to bring in the
framing lumber for the Methodist
Mr. J. R. Oliver, of Daylight,
U. S. Storekeeper and Gauger, has
been assigned to duty again in Moore
county, after a rest of two and a half
months. He left for Lynchburg
The new iron fence for the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church yard has
arrived, and is being placed in posi
tion. The contract for papering the
wa'ls, re-painting, etc., has been let
to Mr. Kelly, of Tullahonia.
Mr. Chas. A. Joseph, of Nash
ville, traveling freight and passenger
agent of the Little Rock & Memphis
Railroad, was here today (Friday) in
the interest of his line, which is the
popular route between those cities.
Miss Mary Ritchey entertained
quite a number of friends last Friday
night with a Tiddledy Winks party.
Mrs. J. M. Holman won the first
prize aud Mr. Wm. Biles the booby
prixe. All who were present spent
a delightfully pleasant evening.
The latest game out is called
Tiddledy Winks. It is played with
a number of bone or ivory spheres
(diminutive poker chips,) of different
colors. It forms a pleasant pass-time
for children, and also possesses quite
a charm for older folks.
Johnny Griffith, a simple-mind
ed old fellow Jiving near Smartt's
station, died last Wednesday night
He was somewhat given to bibulous
habits and under the influence of a
little liquor was very loquacious.
Mrs. Cleo, wife of Mr. Jos. Tuck,
died at the home of his mother, on
Locust Street, last Sunday, and was
buried on Monday with a funeral
service by Dr. G. T. Stainback. She
leaves a husband aud one young
child, who have the deep sympathy
of their friends in the great loss.
Mr. Alex. Black, of Bentonville,
Ark., who has been acting as private
secretary to Senator Berry at Wash
ington during the late session of Con
gress, is here to spend a lew days
with relatives. He will leave for his
home in Arkansas one day next
Two railroad negroes got into a
row down in the depot bottom Wed
nesday night, when one stuck a large
barlow knife about an inch into the
other's skull, pinning his hat to his
I head. Several negroes made ineffec
tual attempts to pull it put. He final
ly walked up to Fleming's drug store,
where Mr. Eugene Fleming succeed
ed, after a vigorous effort, in with
drawing the knife. The negro seemed
to suffer little or no inconvenience
from the wound.
We give place this week to a
communication from Irving College,
advancing some very sensible sugges
tions on the bridge question. There
is very little time lelt, however, to
get a bill passed by the present Gen
eral Assembly authorizing the county
to issue bonds, and if anything is done
in that direction it should be done
quickly. Permission might be se
cured to issue the bonds, and then let
the people decide, at a special elec
tion, whether they should be issued
Gen. Joseph K. Johnson is danger
ously sick at Washington.
The Business Men's Association
of Tullahonia has a committee at
work soliciting subscriptions for a
canning factory at that place. They
are figuring on a plant that will cost
about $V00. We hope they will
succeed, as such an institution there
will furnish a market for lots of War
ren county "truck."
-Messrs. J. C. Biles, D. F. WaU
lace, W. T. Murray, F. M. Smith, J.
E. Jones, A. R. Hammer and J. M.
Burger, members of the penitentiary
committee appointed by the mass
meeting held here some weeks ago,
spent several days in Nashville this
week working for the passage of the
bill for the removal of the penitentia
ry to this county. The amendment
fixing Warren county as the site fail
ed in the Senate, but if the Assembly
should pass any law providing for
removal, without fixinc a site, we
will still have an opportunity to se
cure it. No other county in the state
can offer more natural advantages tor
its location than Warren.
An Indiana girl has taken the
prize of ottered by The Cos
mopolitan Magazine for "the best ar
ticle of 4000 words descriptive of farm
life, with suggestions as to the best
method of making farm life attrac
tive and happy," only farmers'
daughters being permitted to enter
the competition. The design of The
Cosmopolitan was to draw out nn
expression of opinion as to the im
portant problems of happiness and
discomfort on the modern farm, and
it was so successful that more than
2K) manuscripts were sent in. The
prize was awarded to Miss Jennie E.
Hooker, of McCutchanville, near
Evansville, Ind. Herarticle will ap
pear in the April number ol The Cos
mopolitan, and the same number
will contain a very interesting article
on the Farmers' Alliance, by the
newly elected United States Senator
Peffer, of Kansas. Price 25 cents,
Cosmopolitan Publishing Company,
Madison Square, New York.
xDINING ROOM SETS,
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
It. F. Sua wv Kir
J. T. Kki.tox,
Warren county failed to get the
penitentiary, but A. II. Gross didn't
fail to get a pretty line of spring
goods, shoes, millinery, etc., at lower
prices than ever.
yew Cottage For Sale.
A new cottage residence on the
new street running west from Sparta
Street, near the residence of (). M.
Thurman, will be sold at a bargain.
Lot 80x1 r0 feet. Apply to
1). T. Sli.knck.
: Contracting and Building Go,
This Company is composed of four competent nml skilled workman, anil we solicit
orders for nil kinds of building; und carpenter w ork. Those wantiug any work in our
line none, either by day or contract, will find it to their interest to consult us before
, .. .'. placing their orders. .'.
-H-Good Work, Square Dealings. Low Prices.-
Come'and see us. New Shop on Oak Street, between Spring and College.
McMiNxviu.K Contracting & IKii.dino Co.
To the Ladles.
In a few days 1 will have as nice a
line of Millinery as can be bought. I
would be pleased to have every Jady
in the couuty come in and see them,
and having decided to sell for Cash, I
will be able to sell Hats, Ribbons
and everything in the Millinery line
cheaper than ever before.
Mrs. A. II. (iiioss.
Having decided that it is better for
all, I will keep no book, and sell for
Cash. This means one price to all,
and that very low, and I want to say
that if you want to sec a beautiful
line of Spring Goods come to my
house and you can there find them.
A. II. Giross.
.If the Churehex Toiiorroic.
ltev. J. I). Murray will preach at
II a. m. and 7 p. m.
Dr. A. I). Phillips will preach as
usual at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m.
llev. .1; T. Curry will preach at the
usual hours morning and night.
( r.MllKlrl.ANl) PRKS1IYTKKIAK.
Dr. (i. T. Stainback will fill his
pulpit at the usual hours morning
Preaching at 10::!0 a. in. by F.lder
A. P. Seitz. and at 7 p. in. by Elder
V. II. Sutton of Spatta. Everybody
invited to attend.
A GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES
MORFORD & IULES have reduced the price on South Rend Chilled Plows from 50 ets
to $1. 50 on each plow. They are also agents for the Chattanooga Chilled Plow, the
Leader in Low Prices. Morford it Riles guarantee every South Bend Chilled Plow, and
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
dollars by buying Warranted Plows from Morford 5c Riles nt low prices. We have u 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.
Dry Goods Groceries,
CLOTHING, HATS, BOOTS, SHOES, ETC.
We carrv a well selected line of Qeueral Merchandise, and sell
STRICTLY FOR GASH.
Thus we are enabled to giye our customers the benefit of the
We w ill make it to your interest to give us your trade. JOXES ItltOS,
East Main Street, MeMINNNILLE, TENN.
f -A. IT g fl-A. P P TT IS",,"
STOVES, TINWARE and HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS,
TIN, SHEET IRON and COPPER WARE.
Thirty-five years asjo there was a
riot in New Orleans U'tween Italians
and Americans in which ten Italians
1 have now on hand a large stock of
Cooking and Heating Stoves,
w hich I will sell cheap for Cash, or
Edugi h Cs:i c: M Cs'.tlt.
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