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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PUKE INTONE AND EXPRESSION ; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1891.
x DINING ROOM SETS.
Straw Hats in any style at J. C.
M. Ross & Son's.
Mr. Rees Davis had a full house
last Monday night.
Fresh oranges, bananas and lem
ons at J. W. Gray's.
-Mr. Ed. Tatotn of Woodbury,
was here last Sunday.
Extra fine Banannas, 30 cents per
dozen at A. M. Jones'.
Sweet potato slips for sale by F.
M. Smartt. Now ready.
Dr. A. D. Phillips spent a few
days of this week at Doyle.
Maj. V. A. Rutherford returned
to Kentuckey last Tuesday.
Mrs. R. A. Bridges visited Nash
ville a day or two this week.
Finest strawberries in the market
at A. M. Jones'. 50 cents per. gallon.
Seethe fresh stock of fancy and
stick candies at D. O. Jenkins'.
rure nome made apple vincpur,
three years old, at A. M. Jones'.
Mr. Will II. Magntss was in
Nashville a day or two this week.
Fires have been more cheering
than soda water and milk shakes this
Foil S a lew-Two
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE. TENN.
Kinds us with a large and well assorted Stock of Spring and
Summer Goods in our various departments. Xo Japanese
lanterns are needed to illuminate our stock. We think we
have goods and prices on every lloor that will stand on their
( Jinghams, Challis, Chevoitts.Ponges,
White Goods in large varieties.
In ten days we will open a bran new
line of Wash Fabrics and Fine Black
Linen Lawn Flouncings.
a line 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,
l.'iii Ladies' Handkerchiefs at 5 ceuts.
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.
Poland China pigs
Circuit Court has not brought us
many people to town as usual this
Foil Rent. A three-room cot
tag') on Sprii.g Street. Apply at this
Thurman Bros. & Co., are hand
ling some pretty summer shoes and
Mr. J. M. Lively went up to
Sparta on business this (Friday)
Kingan's Bacon and Lard, the
best on the continent, for sale by D.
Mrs. Felicia Baker, of Brooklyn,
N. Y., is visiting the family of Mr.
F. T. Fisher.
A statement of The National
Bank of McMinnville will be found
in this issue.
Mr. D. B. Carson and family mov
ed into their new residence on Main
Street this week.
Cabbage, canned goods, fresh
groceries and provisions of all kinds
at J. W. Gray's-
Hon. John C. Myers of Pikeville,
was here attending Circuit Court a
day or two this week.
Mr. S. M. Clenny and wife, of
Quebeckt spent last Sunday here
with Mrs. C's parents.
When you want to see the latest
styles and prices in millinery work,
call on Mrs. R. A. Bridges.
-W. C. & B. F. Womack received
a big stock of Nashville Flour this
week, both in sacks and barrels.
We want to buy your wool ; will
pay cash or exchange goods for same.
J. C. M. Ross & Sox.
A wise merchant advertises when
trade is dull to make it better, and
when it is brisk to keep it that way.
Our $2.00 Oxford Tie is a beauty.
Smith & Thurman will handle
Tittsworth's strawberries during the
entire berry season. Price will be
12 A cents, per quart.
A. M. Jones has been replenish
ing his stock almost daily this week,
and has had a tine trade, which he
appreciates very much.
Mr. Frank Colville spent several
days in Nashville during the last
week, and attended the Banker's
Convntion last Tuesday.
A. M. Jones says there is no use
for him advertising, as everybody
knows he keeps the best and freshest
stock of groceries in town.
Foil Rent. A six room dwell
ing. Large yard and garden, and
fine well of water. Apply to F. E.
Jones, at the Warren House.
in order to make room for a car
load of wagons, MorfordA Biles will
close out their stock of road carts and
spring wagons cheap for cash.
Mrs. M. E. Manford returned
home from Memphis last week. She
spent the greater part of the winter at
Cold Water Harbor, in Florida
Sparta Expositor: The prospects
for an immense blackberry crop ro
very llattenng this season. The in
dications are that all that will be nee
essary will be to set a bucket under a
bush and give it i shake.
, Don't forget when you want
line cigar or a piece of good tobacco
to call on D. O. Jenkins. You wil
find the best brands in his stock.
pair or Black .mss smitn oinowiana, anu iNis
AudIv at this Walker of VafiBuren county, visit
M. B. Harwell & CVs new hearse
arrived from Cincinnati last Wednes
day, and it is simply a beauty. It
has plate glass sides and ends, with
silver mountings, and the ornamenta
tions, both inside and out, are very
handsome. The firm carries a large
line of burial cases, caskets and coffins
of all kinds, and give special atten
tion to embalming and the direction
Rees Davis at the Opera House
ast Monday evening said, among
other things, "I am among those who
believe 4hat Astronomy of itself pos
sesses sufficient attractions to render
ornamentation superfluous. What a
vast field. What a magnificent hori
zon is presented by a contemplation
of the heavens. How this field en
larges when our sight, aided by the
telescope.penetrates into this impene
trable abyss we call space. Without
preface or appology I invite your at
tention to a contemplation of the
must sublime of all pictures, the
majesty .of tremendous phenomena,
the unalterable and eternal harmony
of the laws of this vast blue dome
abovo and around us. of which our
earth forms so small a portion."
J. W. Gray will have Strawberries
every Friday and Saturday as long as
the season lasts, opening at 12 J cents
per quart. Call today and get n
The 41st Annual Commencement
ed the family of Mr. Butler Smith of , , , . ,. ...
41 . , ; , ,1L. . of Cumberland Female College will
this place a few days of this week. . . , , 0 , .
1 J be inaugurated Sunday May 24th by
If you want a white embroidered
dress for 50 cts a yard, white dnss
goods from five cents to sixty cents
per yard, call on Mrs. R. A. Bridges.
Mead & Ritcbey will buy hens
ugurated Sunday May 24th by
the annual sermon, which will be
preached in the C. V. Church on that
day.by Rev. R. W. Binkley of Nash
ville. All the congregations of the
city and the public generally are cor-
and frying chickens at their store dially invited to participate in these
Kor two weeks only we will show a line of Sample Carpets
from one-of the largest houses in America in fine goods. If Sce u before bue'
you arc interested in i me carpets, can at once ana sec them.
We have a regular line of Carpets, Kugs, Curtains, Poles,
Rings, Chains, Oil Cloths, Etc., to which we invite
your attention. Sce our Xew
o are now
Davis Sewing Machines,
Agents for several of the best Sewing Machines
Ross & Sox.
You will find a line of hats in
ladies', misses', and children's shapes
tor fifteen cents. Call on Mrs, R. A.
John Wood and Roy Brown join
ed the fishing party at the falls
Thursday. They all returned home
Another week has passed with-
every luesaay, Wednesday and
Thursday until further notice. !3t.
Miss Claudia Brown, of Wood
bury, after a pieasant visit of two
weeks to Miss Emma Wood at this
place, returned home last Sunday.
Smith & Thurman have adopted
the cash system in their new grocery
store, and are making prices to suit
this system. People will find it to
their interest to call on them
Ladies, do you want a dress, hat,
bonnet, underwear, gloves, fans,
handkerchiefs, hose, or anything for
children and misses ? Call on Mrs.
R. A. Bridges
Mr. C. C. Ervin, of Horse Shoe
Falls, Tenn., attended the big meet
ing at Bildad last Sunday, May 10th,
and returned home well pleased with
the discourse of each preacher.
We want to call the especial at
tentiou of the ladies to our line of
Oxford Ties. For beauty and fit they
can't be excelled.
J. C. M. Ross & Sox
A party composed of Messrs. J.
J. Morford, Th. Smartt, Bell Mc
Clarty, Chas. Fisher, Thos. White
and Horace Harwell spent several
days at Caney Fork Falls this week,
There was but one ticket for the
municipal election printed at the
Standard office, and every man on
it was elected by a handsome majori
ty. Moral, if you don't want to be
elected don't have us to print your
Remember the recitations in the
Baptist Church at 7:30 Saturday night,
Mav 10th. by Mrs. L. C. French of
Knoxville. Admission 25 cts. Also
free lecture and recitations at 3
o'clock Sunday afternoon, May 17th,
in the M. E. Church. Every one
cordially invited to be present.
Mr. J. ssi. Mount ana wife are
spending this week with Mrs. M's.
parents at Altamont. Jim brought
home with him from Arkansas last
week an interesting relic in the
services. Cancert Exercises or u
varied and interesting character on
Monday and Tuesday evenings.
Wednesday May 27th, exercises by
the graduating class, followed by the
conferring of degrees and awarding
medals. Addresses by visiting gentleman.
This promises to be a very interest
ing occasion. A large number ot
visitors are expected from abroad.
Our municipal election passed on"
very quietly, as usual, last Saturday,
and notwithstanding considerable in
terest was felt in the election, a rather
light vote was polled. Mr. W. C.
Womack was elected Mayor, and
Messrs. Thos. Black, I. W. Smith, J.
E. Jones, and Charley Scales, Alder
men, the latter to fill out the unex
pired term of A. II. Faulkner, re
signed. The votes cast for the vari
ous candidates were as follows : For
Mayor : W C. Womack 139, E. G,
Mead 72, Ed. J. Wood 10. For Al
dermen: Thos. Black 121, I. W.
Smith 140, J. E. Jones 121, Charley
Scales 113, A. n. Gross 79, W. II.
Sager 64, J. S. Harrison 50, Wm.
Arledge 79, C. G. Black 37, T. C.
Lind 10, J. T. Kelton 10, T.
Arledge 8, D. F. Wallace 0, A.
At the Churches Tomorrow.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
by Rev. J. D. Murray.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p.
m. as usual, by the pastor, Dr. A. D.
CUMBEKLA X D PRESHYTKKI A X .
Usual services at 11 a. ni. and 7:30
p. m. Dy me pastor, jr. u. t. Main-back.
The protracted meeting at the
Christian Church conducted by Elder
W. II. Sutton, has been announced
I i7 fr5! ft
a non Eiros k m,
! out rain. Crops of all kinds in this shape of a piece of leather from the to continue through Sunday night
section are suffering seriously from
Champ Tate caught a. German
Carp weighing eight pounds out of
Barren Fork river, near the Beershe
ba ford, last Monday.
Ladies, when you wan't a made
, nut ptanu kwa vnnj ill UIU ttiw y
give us all the time you can, as we
are very much rushed.
Mr.s. It. A. Bridge.
stage robbed by the James Brothers
gang near Hot Springs some years
The "Farmers' Reliance" is
growing rapidly. It now has ten
members, with flattering prospects ol
eatheriug in all the best farmers in
Warren county. If every farmer in
the county would join the order and
live up to its principles we would
have the richest county in the state
in less than ten years.
and perhaps longer. All are invited
to attend the services, afternoon ser
vice at 3 o'clock.
This is the annual Children's Day.
At 11 a. in. there will be a service of
songs, recitations and responsive
readings, by the children and young
people of the church. The pastor
will make u short nddress. Every
body h cordially invited to attend.
Noservhv at night.