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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE INTONE AND EXPRESSION ; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL
Anything in the Furniture line at
M. B. Harwell & CVs.
Miss Julia Potter of Smithville,
is visiting friends here.
Mr. A. M. Jones is erecting a cot
tage residence on Lyon Street.
Bargain day next Tuesday at
Thurmans. See advertisement.
Fine lGth Century and Walnut
Sets. M. B. IIakwell & Co.
A pleasing sight is that show case
of fresh candies at D. O. Jenkins'.
Wanted Customers next Tues
day to buy bargains at Thurman's.
Willow Chairs, all shapes and
sizes. M. B. IIakwell & Co.
Mrs. Jennie Hamilton left Wed
nesday for Nashville on a business
All the new and fresh varieties of
fancy and stick candies at D. O. Jen
kins'. Senator A. II. Woodlee and
wife returned from Nashville Thurs
day. Mr. J. C. Partin spent a few days
in Georgia this week, visiting his
Mr. Mack Bostick of Dekalb
county was here a day. or two this
The last few hours ofMarch were
as "calm and serene as a poet's
Mr. Win. White returned home
from Somerset, Ky., this (Friday)
Mrs. Mattie Moran and Mrs. S.
It. Warren, of Tracy City, are visit
That genial knight of the grip,
Hughes Worke, was here one day
Mr. B. II. Atkinson came home
Thursday to spend a few days with
The wheat crop is reported in a
very promising condition all over
Mrs. W. S. Maddux went to
Winchester Thursday to visit friends
for a few days.
Sirwiking and chewing tobacco
and fine cigars in great variety at D.
Mr. J. L. McGehee went to Nash
ville Wednesday to attend the Mc
Mrs. Thos. Stratton, of Lebanon,
arrived Tuesday last on a visit to Dr.
Harrison and family.
MissLida Thrower left Thurs
day for Chattanooga, where she will
spend several months.
-Capt. J. W. Irwin left last Tiies
day for Savannah to spend a few
weeks with his family.
Mrs. J. II. Hughes went to Chat
tanooga Thursday, to visit her daugh
ter, Mis. F. B. llobinson.
Morford & Biles have just receiv
ed a lot of fine spring wagons, which
tney are offering at low prices.
Next week we will receive a car
load of Furniture of all kinds.
M. B. IIakwell & Co.
Snow fell fast and furious here
for a few minutes yesterday evening.
Housetops, etc., were whitened.
Collins and Caskets; anything
from the finest metalic, to the cheap
est poplar. M. B. IIakwell & Co.
Mr. John B. Biles and wife went
up to Goodbars Thursday to spend a
few days at their old country home.
Come and examine our stock.
We will sell you what you want
much below city prices.
M. B. IIakwell & Co.
Miss Ada Thurman returned last
Tuesday from Decherd, whither she
had been visiting for two or three
If you want to see something real
neat and stylish, go and look at that
set of fair leather harness at W. S.
-Mr. J. M. Motlitt and wife left
on Monday morning hist for Hot
Springs, Ark., whore they will spend
a lew weeks.
Mr. B. S. VivrW died at hi home
near Becru'lci Sin in. - it u'in...
day. lie was well '"mill favorably
Col. II. J. Brady has been assign-
eil as storekeeper and gauger to the
brandy warehouse here, and took
charge on the 1st.
Mr. J M. Cunningham has been
confined at home with sickness sev
eral days this week, but is now im
proving. His wife has also been quite
Rev. II. A. Jones is conducting
a successful revival meeting at the
First Cumberland Presbyterian
Church in Nashville.
Continued rains this week have
interfered with farming operations,
and farmers have been able to make
but little progress toward corn plant
ing. W. S. Maddux is showing a fine
stock of harness, saddles, etc., now.
He can fit you out with anything you
want in this line, in cither home
made or Eastern work.
Mr. Wm. Biles went to Nash
vtlle Tuesday to attend the big horse
sal Some of his friends expect him
back in a few days driving a thou-,
sand dollar trotter.
Don't forget to call on I). O. Jen
kins when you want anything in the
way of fresh groceries, families sup
plies and canned goods. The best
goods at lowest prices.
Mr. II. W. Palmer was married
to Miss Mary Marsh last Wednesday
afternoon, by Dr. G. T. Stainback, at
the residence of the latter. Their
friends wish them a joyful sail
through life's evening shadows.
Lost. On Wednesday night, on
either North College or Donnell
Street, a pair of new gold frame spec
tacles. Finder will be suitably re
warded by returning to Mrs. B. II.
Attention is called to tho adver
tisement of Mr. John Beech in this
issue, in which he offers his Donnell
Street residence for sale. It is a de
sirable home, and he offers it on easy
"Our Little Ones and The Nur
sery" carries gladness to every house
hold where it is received. It is a
juvenile monthly of superior-rnerit.
Published by Russell Pub. Co., Bos
ton, at $1.00 a year, or 15 cts. a num
ber. Mr. Frank Spurlock and wife
came over from Chattanooga last Sat
urday and remained here untilThurs
day among friends and relatives, all
of whom regret that their visit was
so brief, and hope they will come
Miss Standhart, a most inter
esting and pleasant young lady of
Cleveland, ()., who spent the winter
here with Mrs. Long and daughter,
Miss Wave, left for her home on
Wednesday. At least one young
man wears a sadder expression since
her departure. ,
Judge Smallman has a piece of
weather wisdom which has been
handed down from venerable ances
tors, and the Judge says he has never
known it to fail. It is this: "When
it thunders in February it frosts in
May." Last February was quite re
markable for its several thunder
The oflice of the Postal Telegraph
Cable Co., will be moved from the
Warren House to the furniture store
of M. B. Harwell & Co., north side of
the Square, next week, and Mr.
Horace Harwell, the operator, will
look after the interests of both the
telegraph and the furniture business,
and will make it pleasant for any one
having business with either concern.
Col. John II. Savage is still im
proving, though vety slowly. His
sister, Mrs. Davis, has returned from
McMinnville, where she has been at
his bedside. Nashville American.
Col. Savage has not been confined
to his bed since he returned home
some weeks ago. While he is yet
feeble, he is able to be out every day,
and is giving almost his entire atten
tton io his farm.
Mr. Edgar Magness has been
at home for the last week, having
severed his connection with the bank
at Chattanooga in which he has been
employed for several months. He
left Friday morning for Rome, Ga.,
where he has become interested as a
stockholder and officer in a new na
tional bank to be opened in that city
in a few days, with a capital stock of
TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, APR. 4, 189,.
-Messrs. W. C. & B. F. Womack
have sold their dry goods business to
Mr. Chas. Colville, but will continue
the grocery business at the old stand
with Mr. Watson Cantrell in charge.
They will keep a full fresh stock of
staDle croceries. nrnvfclmi'e off ni
sell on the shortest profits for cash. I
If Dr. Brown ltamsey has not
been quite as attentive to some of his
patients this week as usual, he should
be excused. He has been quite busy
for two or three days writing postal
cards to friends announcing the ar
rival of a new boy at his. house, who
has been christened John, Blair Ram
sey. The old reliable house of Mor
ford & Co., is enjoying a fine spring
trade as usual. They have a fine
stock of everything new in dry
goods, dress goods, clothing, etc., and
are giving their customers the advan
tage of the lowest cash prices. See
their advertisement in another col
umn. Mrs. R. A. Bridges returned
from Louisville last Tuesday, accom
panied by Mrs. Pence and Mrs. Crox
ton, her assistants in the trimming
and dress making departments of her
millinery business. Mrs. B. has been
quite busy all this week opening new
millinery, and she will receive and
open next week a large stock of
spring and summer dress goods, la
dies' furnishing goods, notions, etc.
She invites all the ladies to come ear
ly and often.
-The pupils of C. F. College took
a holiday on Wednesday without
asking leave of the President. As
the boarding pupils arose from the
breakfast table instead, of going to
the chapal, as usual, they made a
break for liberty through the east
gate of the College campus, and head
ed by Miss Roberts, the chapel teach
er, they were soon on a merry trip to
Faulkner's factory, where they spent
the morning rambling over the creek
bluff, gathering wild flowers, and
having a good time generally.
Mr J. J. Rorex, of Texas, and
Miss Susie Moore, of this place, were
uuited in marriage on Thursday af
ternoon, by Dr. G. T. Stainback, at
the residence of Mr. Geo. Seals. Miss
Moore has lived with Mrs. M. Liv
ingston for a number of years, and
has many friends here who wish her
much joy in the new relation. This
marriage was somewhat ot a roman
tic nature, the contracting parties
never having met before last Tues
day, although they had been corres
ponding for several months.
Mr. Chas. Colville, after two
years rest from active business, has
again embarked in mercantile life,
having bought out the dry goads bus
iness of W. C. & B. F. Womack, who
will continue in the grocery trade in
the adjoining room. Mr. Colville
has a host of friends in both town
and country, all of whom will be
glad to know that he has settled in
business at the old stand again. He
will go to the market next week to
lay in a big spring and summer stock,
in the meanwhile his stock is ample
for the present wants of all custom
ers. Mr. Jas. R. Gardner, of tho 5th
district, while going home from town
last Saturday afternoon, wa3 thrown
from his horse and had his arm
broken and his collar bone crushed.
Mr. Gardner lost one arm in a saw
mill accident some years ago, and
this last accident, breaking the other
arm near the shoulder, is particularly
deplorable. Fortunately Dr. Jolly
was in the neighborhood at the time
of the accident, and Mr. Gardner was
given prompt surgical attendance.
He is doing as well as could be ex
pected under the circumstances, and
his many friends wish him a speedy
Mr. Houchin, manager of the Opera
House, has made a contract with Ed.
G. Bourne for the appearance of The
Elfin Star Comedy Co., at the Opera
House during the week of April 20.
Our citizens will remember this Com
pany as appearing here last year, on
which occasion it gave universal satis
faction. They will present a new lir-t
of plays, and a rare treat is in store
for lovers of amusement.
Subscribe for the Standakd, $1.
HantlsomE F ElesanT
East Main Street, -
ring Company is composed of four competent ami skilled workman, and we solicit
orders for all kinds of btiildiiiK and carpenter work. Those wanting any work in our
line done, either by day or contract, will find it to their interest to consult us before
' ' ' placing their orders. .
-Good Work, Square Dealings. Low Prices,
Come aud sec us. New Shop on Oak Street, between Spring and College.
McMlNNVILLi: CONTKACTINC & BlTILDIXt; Co.'
A GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES
MORFORD & BILES have reduced the price on South Bend Chilled Plows from 50 cts
to $1.50 on each plow. They are also agents for the Chattanooga Chilled Plow, the
Leader in Low Prices. Morford & Biles 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 & Biles at low prices. We have a larce
stock of 6
Steel Plows and Repairs, Hardware, Groceries, Stoves,
Tennessee Wagons and Farm Implements,
AT PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION. CALL AND SEE OUR CHEAP TRICES.
Morford & Biles,
Dry Goods Groceries,
clothing; hats, hoots, shoes, etc.
We carry a wcl selected line of General Merchandise, and sell
STRICTLY FOR CASK.
Thus we are enabled to giye our customers the benefit of the
We will make it to your interest to give us your trade. JOXE.S ItKOS,
East Main Street, MeMINNXILLE, TENN.
: DEALER IN
STOVES, TINWARE and HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, O
I have now on hand a large stock of J
Cooking and Heating Stoves, j
which 1 will sell cheap for Cash, or
i Ex&sgo f;r Ckb or Sisf Cattle. !
ANTI-RUST TINWARE i
xDINING ROOM SETS.
SHEET IRON and COPPER WARE.
Known in .ucMinnviik'.