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A MnVHPAI'EK OF TO-PAY; PUKK IN TON 13 AND EXPRESSION ; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1891.
Fresh fish at A. M. Junes'.
Oranges and lemons at Gray's.
See Thurman's summer coats
Choice country bacon at V. C. &
B. F. Womack's.
Take your wool and other produce
'A fresh box of lemons just re
ceived at I). L. Brown's.
Dr. Fitts was here from Chatta
nooga this week.
Mr. W. II. Ross spent a couple of
days in Nashville this week.
This U fine weather for the cut
worm to get in his work.
Home grown strawberries have
appeared in onr market.
Thurmun Bros it Co. are paying
the highest market price for wool.
We had another light frost here
this (Friday) morning.
Just received some new ponges,
x DINING ROOM SETS,
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE. TENN.
challis anil other wash fabrics at
Foil Ham;. Two pair of Black
Poland China pigs. Apply at this
Choice Country Hams, 10 cents
per lb., t McMinnville Hardware
Soda water and milk shakes can
now be had every day at J. V.
Some of our citizens are getting
in their next winter's supply of coal
Dr. A. J. Parker, of Bone Cave,
Van Buren county, was here last
Foil IIkxt. A three-room cot
tage on SpriLg Street. Apply at this
Miss Lida Thrower after spend
ing a month in Chattanooga, returned
The McMinnville Hardware Co.,
are agents for the Walter A. Wood
Oats, grass, corn, strawberry beds
and garden vegetables are needing
rain very much.
Go to A. M. Joins for Irish and
Sweet Potatoes, dbbage, Strawber
ries and everything good to tat.
Smith & Thurmun will take all
We have had some very cool
nights this week, and a number of
parties report seeing frost on Wed
J. P. Gartner Is now receiving a
new stock of buggies, carriages, carts,
etc., for the spring trade. See his
stock and prices before you buy.
Will Thurman and his sister,
Miss Nora, came up from Decherd
last Friday and visited the home
folks until Monday.
Dr. G. R. Crain will leave next
Tuesday for a visit to his old home in
West Tenneasee, and will be absent
about ten days.
Smith & Thurman. will handle R.
II. Tittsworth's crop of strawberries
this year. Picking will begin about
the middle of next week.
Mrs. M. J. White returned home
Wednesday from a visit of several
weeks to her daughter, Mrs. Harvey,
in Lawrence county.
We have never before known the
black locust and dogwood trees to
bloom so luxuriantly as they have
Judging from the line strings of
fish frequently brought to town, the
inning in our streams must be unus
ually good this season.
Mr. J. M. Moftitt and wife re-
turned home today (Friday) from
Having sold my stock of goods to
J. W. Gray, this is to notify all par
ties indebted to me to come and set
tle at once, as the business must be
settled up. Save cost.
This April 30 1891.
T. C. Smartt, Sk.
They Tkink it Was Murder.
The coroner's jury on the body of
the child found In the north part of
town two weeks ago, have rendered
the following verdict:
"It is the opinion of the jury, after
hearing the testimony of various
witnesses, that Julie Henderson, col.,
is the mother of said child, and that
it was born alive, and was- imme
diately killed by being struck on the
head by some one unknown to the
jury, and afterward thrown in the
pond of water where it was found."
C. F College Honor lloll.
Tiiuls us with a large and well assorted Stock of Spring and
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oumniLT uoous in our winous ueparuncnis. . io Japanese kinds oi produce and pay
lanterns are needed to illuminate our stock. We think we 'uarket prices
have goods and prices on every floor that will stand on their
Ginghams, Challis, Che voitts, Ponges,
While Goods in large varieties.
In ten days we will open a bran new
line of Wash Fabrics and Fine Black
Linen Lawn Flouncings.
a lino of Sample Straw Hats, all
sizes,' for Misses, Men and Boys at
less than wholesale prices. Now is
your time to bring your head around
and get a fit.
BARGAINS IN HANDKERCHIEFS.
Just received. 150 Mens' Handker
chiefs at 10 cents.
150 Ladies' Handkerchiefs at 5 cents.
We have in stock a large line of
Linen Handkerchiefs at all prices.
Mens' and Boys' Spring Suits in all
qualities, besides a large assortment
of Coats and Vests at medium prices.
See our entire line of
Gents' Furnishing Goods.
For two weeks only we'will show a line of Sample Carpets
from one of the largest houses in America in fine roods. If
you arc interested in Fine Carpets, call at once and sec them.
We have a regular line of Carpets, Rugs, Curtains, Poles,
Kings, Chains, Oil Cloths, Etc., to which we invite
your, attention. See our New
Davis Sewing Machines,
We are now Agents for several of the best Sewing Machines
Thurman iros So,
Mrs. J. S. Burroughs and little
daughter, Miss Mamie, are visiting
relatives at Woodbury this week.
Stock peas, provisions and farm
supplies in general at McMinnville
The postoffico room has been
ceiled over head with plank this
-The regular monthly meeting of
the Commercial Club will be held at
the Opera House next Tuesday night.
Mr. John H. Towles, a merchant
of White county, was in town today
Miss Maggie Wallace, who is
teaching at Brookside, spent last Sun
day with the home folks in town.
Beans and potatoes in some of
the gardens around town were nipped
by the frost Wednesday night.
Charley Black, cashier of the
Bank of Decherd, spent last Sunday
with relatives and friends here.
Mrs. I. J. Thurman and children
went down to Decherd this (Friday)
morning to spend a few days.
. The iron columns in the front of
R. 11. Mason's new block are being
placed in position this week.
Mr. A. II. Woodlec and family
of Altamont, are visiting Mrs. W
parents here this week
Mrs. Mankin, of Beech Grove,
spent several days of this week visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. T. II. East
wood. Mrs. T. J. Hubble came over
from Chattanooga last Wednesday to
attend the bedside of her father,
Judge Walling, who is very low.
Mr. J. F. Phissell, of Saginaw,
Mich., a brother-in-law of Mr. Mun
ro, who has been here for two or
three weeks, has concluded to locate
in McMinnville, and has rented and
moved Into (Hie of Dr. Fitts' houses.
Hot Springs, Ark., where they have
been sojourning for several weeks.
Lvery voter. in McMinnville has
a vital interest in the election of to-
day. Vote for men who have the
bert interests of the town at heart.
J. W. Gray is fitting up the back
room of his store for an ice cream
parlor, which will be opened as soon
as the weather gets warm enough to
Mr. J. C. Ramsev attended Cir
uit Court at Manchester this week
for the purpose of prosecuting the
men who robbed him on the train at
rullahoma a few weeks ago.
Miss Dora Dobie, who spent sev
eral months here in Mrs. Bridge's
millinery and dress making establish
ment, was recently married to Mr.
Joseph Smith, of Denver, Col.
rW. C. & B. F. Womack still lead
the trade on granulated sugar. They
carry the largest stock in town, and
sell at bottom prices in any quantities
from a pound to a barrel.
Messrs. J. C. Biles, Ike Thurman,
G. E. Cartwright and R. M. Reams
represented the McMinnville Com
mercial Club in the Business Men's
Association at Nashville this week.
Miss Lou Settle's property on the
corner of Main arid Chancery Streets,
was bid off last Monday by Mrs. Geo,
Lillie Atkinson, Mary Brown, Fan
ny Blair, Lucy Blair, Carrie Ball, Ida
B.M.' Allie Baker.' Sallhv Buouo.
Ila-ket Barbee, Lora Bullard; Lillian
Biles, Ruth Chaney, Jessie Cross,
Lula Clipsmit, MattieCorley, Clarene
Campbell, Hattie Donnell, Annie Do-
honey, Lauren Dyer, Daisy Eakin,
E Ina Evans, Jun J. Finney. Bepsic
IX Finney, Mary Gallaher, Myra
Gardner, Fannie Kelleam, Minnie
Mathews, Anna Moffatt, Lizzie Price,
Margaret Rahm, Cleo Roberts, Lin-
nie Rogers, Mary Robinson, Victoria
Shrader,Sidney Smartt, Susie Sparks,,
Myrtle Wilmore, Jessie May Webb,
Janie Whitson, Ruby Wallace, Mar
The photograph business of W. S.
Lively has grown to such an extent
that he can no longer do all the work
himself, and he has consequently se
cured the services of Mr. J. A. Lloyd,
of York, Neb., u photographer ol
large experience and an accomplish
ed artist in photographic work. Mr.
Lloyd is now here, and giving his
entire time to the gallery. The "Ar-
lsto ' is the name of the latest style
photograph, which is far supeiior to
anything ever before produced in that
line. Lively is now making these
pictures at the same price as the old
style photos. People of adjoining
counties when in McMinnville should
not fail to visit this gallery. They
cau get just as good work here as in
Nashville or any other city.
Mrs. L. Crozier French, of Knox-
W. Hooodenpyl, who will build an ville, will give an entertainment of
addition to it and convert it into a
We have just received a lot of
new borders and art ornaments this
week for embellishing job work.
W hen you want artistic job printing
send your orders to the Standard
-iow is the time to take your
buggy or carriage to Gartner's shop
and have it repainted. He keeps
first-class workmen in this depart
ment, and the charges are very mod
The Board of Mayor and Alder
men have reconsidered the resolution
submitting the waterworks proposi
tion to the people at the general elec
tion today, and will leave the matter
with the new board, to bo submitted
at a special election.
Mr. Rees Davis, formerly of Ar
kansas, but now of Nashville, who
spent the summer here some threo or
four years ago, arrived Thursday,and
will deliver a lecture on astronomy at
the Opera House next Monday night,
Lecture on Astronomy.
Rees Davis, of Nashville, will give
a lecture on Astronomy at the Opera
House Monday evening, May 11th,
at 8 o'clock. For other information
see hand bills. All ministers of the
Gospel, Sunday School teachers and
other teachers will receive cards of
invitation, if they will leave their
names with the ticket agent.
The potato crop of Sumner county
is reported considerably damaged by
frost this week,
popular recitations at the Baptist
Church, Saturday night, May lGtli.
Admission 125 cents.
Mrs. French will also give free lec
tures on the following afternoon and
night, hour and place to be announc
ed later. Mrs. French is State lec
turer lor the W. C. T. U., and all
who remember her recitations at the
State Convention last autumn, we
know will wish to hear her again.
Mrs. French is the widowed daugh
ter of the Hon. John Crozier, of
Knoxville, and comes highly rec
ommended by Knoxville and other
Southern papers as an elocutionist of
extraordinary merit and power. Let
McMinnville give her a good audi
Frost has considerably damaged
fruit and vegetables throughout;Penn-
sylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Iowa, and
other states this week.
Pittsburg had a million dollar fire
last Tuesday night.
LIST OF LETTERS
Remaining ia the Postofficc at McMinnville,
for the week ending May 9, which -will be
forwarded to the Dead Letter Office if not
called for in 30 days.
Moore, Susie E.
Tosh. C. A.
Willi .inw.C. II.
O. Department, Oi
Cent must be collected on all advertised In
ters. Parties culling for any of these letters
will !lene say "Advertised."
A. II. l'Al IASKR, r. M.
Bell. J as. L.
Brown, Lee (col)
Coalman, John W.
By order of the P.
vou wait Preston's