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VOL. XII. ' MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, JULY n, 1891. NO. 34
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
Viola, July 0. Viola lias its
many charms for summer visitors, al
though in the back-woods. They say
"'tis noted for its hospitality." Well,
we live here, and of course, not see
ing any place superior, we like it.
There is to be a concert at the Col
lege Friday night; you must go. It
won't cost anything.
Miss Carrie Garner has been visit
ing Winchester. Some one will sigh
when she returns home.
Mr. Anderson Towers of Waco, and
Mr. C. II. Gwyn of Tullahoraa, spent
two days in Viola last week visiting
Mr. M. II. 'Gwyn 's family.
Mrs. Gillie Brown and son Jesse,
Mrs. Frizzell and daughter Lucile, of
Bell Buckle, are visiting Mrs. Bettie
Miss Emma Stubblelleld is at home
after a pleasant stay in Tullahoma.
Misses Emma and Sudie Myers of
Wartrace, are visiting. Mrs. T. E.
Mabry and other relatives. We find
them charming youug ladies.
Mr. Rans Mabry spent two weeks
here and went home in distress,
young lady broke his new 'umbrella.
Every one said they had a "nice
time" at the party at Mr. T. E. Ma
bry's Tuesday evening.
Mr. R. P. Hough of Manchester,
and his sister, Mrs. Annie Ragsdale,
of Knoxville, made a flying trip to
Viola last week.
Miss Laura McPeak, one of Car
thage's pretty girls, is visiting friends
in this vicinity.
Sorry to learn Miss Sallie Ramsey
came home from Manchester sick
Also that Miss Allie Winton is quite
Mr. Sim Moore made a trip to
Beech Grove Sunday.
Mrs. Jessie Ramsey, nee Mitchell
goes to Nashville to visit her mother
miss w imams 01 wincnester, was
tailed home suddenly to her father,
who was quite 111.
Miss Mattie Ganaway. of Bell
Buckle, is visiting in the neighbor
hood. Mr. J. T. Garretson of Birming
ham, was up to sec his father two
Mr. Burr Hoover of Sparta, visited
his father several days of this week.
Miss Leora Ramsey has been in
McMiunville the past week. Some
body seems lost.
Mrs. W. L. Garner and Mrs. Kurd
have returned from a pleasant trip to
xDINlNE ROOM SETS, t
i WILLOW WARE,
Mr. llervy Price gladdened some
one's heart during his brief visit.
Mr. Milton Hoover can be found
almost any time in Manchester.
There was a large Sunday School
picnic at Hanlan Saturday, July 4th.
A gay party of young people went
out in a wagon, namely, Mr. Rans
Mabry, Miss Annie Smartt; Mr,
Dave Ramsey, Miss Birdie Smartt;
Mr. S. D. Moore, Miss Mollie Mabry;
Mr. Hervy Price and Miss Sudie
Myers. The grounds were lovely!
dinner, elegant! speaking, eloquent!
boat-riding, delightful! music, thrill
ing! lemonade, excellent! walking
the foot-log, exquisite!
Irving College, July 9. Since the
close of the school all the boarding
pupils have gone to their respective
homes and all seems very quiet now
on College Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Deakins, of Dun-
lap, are visiting Mrs. Deakins' fath
er, Col. II. L. W. Hill, and other
relatives on this side of the mountain.
Mr. Brumley, of Sequatchie Val
ley, who has recently bought a farm
near McMinnville, was over a few
days of last week "making hay while
the sun shines." He intends moving
to his farm some time during the
Miss Jessie Martin is visiting the
family of F. S. Grizzle, near Jessie,
in North Warren, this week.
Our more enterprising farmers were
quite busy last week mowing their
grass and hauling in hay.
What's the matter with Sid Hill?
The last time I saw him he had a
inch grin on his face. Report has it
that it's a bouncing boy. Accept our
Madam Rumor informs us there is
to be a wedding or two in our neigh
borhood this week. We ddn't know
what authority she has for the state
ments, but will. give due notice
should such things occur.
LIST OF LETTERS
Remaining in the Postoffice at McMinnville,
for the week ending July 10 which will be
forwarded to the Dead Letter Office if not
called for in 30 days.
Cagle, Miss Mae?ie
Slayton, A. W.
Smith, Miss Sallie
Cautrell. Miss N'. J.
By order of the P.
O. Department, One
Cent must be collected on nil advertised let
ters, l'artics calling lor auv of these letters
will please say "Advertised."
A. II. Faci.k"er, T. M.
There-was a full attendance of the
Warren County Court at the quarter
ly term last Monday, with the ex
ception of Esquires J. J. Meadorsand
The quarterly report of the Chair
man shows a balance in the hands of
the Trustee for county purposes, over
and above all outstanding warrants,
of $4477,8G; for school purposes $7981.-
59; for road purposes $1201.30; for
bridge purposes $2220.02. Compared
with the report for corresponding
quarter of last year, this shows a net
gain in surplus revenue for county
purposes of $360.43, for school pur
poses a decrease of $354.47; for road
purposes an increase of $324.99.
The appropriations for county
purposes allowed at this terra of the
court aggregated something over one
W. M. Akers appointed adminis
trator of W. R. Akers, dec'd.
J. T. Darnell appointed administra
tor of Julia A. Darnell, dec'd.
Larkin Miller, col., appointed ad
ministrator of Calvin Smallman,
P. II. Ashburn appointed guardian
of Ida Asburn and others.
Jonathan lsarnes appointed guar
dion of Kelt's heirs.
J. A. Smith appointed guardian of
Lina Bozeman and others.
Mrs. S. E. McClarty appointed
guardian of Bell McClarty and
for September term of Circuit Court :
1st district David Owens, L. D.
Mercer, I. A. Grass.
2d Dis J. D. Templeton, Jtihn
3d Di3-V. B. Teeters, I. D. Webb.
4th Dis-Jeff Gross, Eli McVey,
5th Dis O. D. Turner, Thomas
Gth Dis A. J. Taylor, A. II. Cop-
7th Dis-Beu Myers, W. I. Hill.
8th Dis Jas. Allison, Win. Riddle.
9th Dis Thos. Fults, C. M. Finger.
10th Dis-J. B. Paris.
11th Dis-J. P. Bess.
12th Dis Edward Morrow.
13th Dis Eli Jones.
14thDis-M. C. Green,
loth Dis-Jas Wright.
Constable A. J. Mitchell, 8th Dis
trict, to wait on Court; Constable
Win. Williams, 9 district, te wait on
The Teachers' Institute opened
in the City School building last Mon
day morning, and has been moving
along quietly and smoothly all the
week. There has been an enrollment
during the week of about one hun
dred and twenty. Nearly all of the
county teachers have been in attend
ance some time during the week,
while many of them have been on
hand regularly every day. The
teachers in attendance from other
counties who have taken part in the
various exercises are Miss Maude
Terrill, Mr. Menter Terrill, and Prof.
John Hopkins of Decherd, Miss Pa-
pie Quail of Missouri, Misses Coker
and Florence Parker of Tracy City,
Mr. Hoover, Superintendent of Coffee
County, Mr. Will Turney, of Wilson
county, and Mr. C. F. Holt, of Can
non County. It is generally conceed'
ed by all attendants that this has
been the best institute ever held in
McMinnville. We regret that we
have been unable to attend any of
the sessions, or to get a fuller detail
ed report of the work.
All parties indebted to the Mc
Minnville Hardware Co., composed
of Moflitt & Smith, must settle their
notes and accounts by the 1st Mon
day in September. All notes and ac
counts unpaid at that date will be
placed into the hands of officers.
Please call and settle promptly, and
you will greatly oblige us.
McMinn ville Hardware Co.
A. II. Gross is offering good bar
gains in shoes, hats, white goods, etc.
The Gazette reports that a contract
has been made for a system of water
works at Shelby ville.
Subscribe for the Standard, $1.
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MC MINNVILLE, TENN.,
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Is now being shown the largest and
handsomest stock of Furniture ever
brought to this section. We can -furnish
any room from kitchen to
parlor, and any kind of home from
cottage to mansion.
We have beautiful bed room suits '
in Walnut,' Ash, Maple, uud IGtli
Century Antique Oak,
are away below retail city houses.
Wheu you want, any article of furni
ture whatever come and see um before
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Viola, July 9. Owing to the exces
sive rains, wheat threshing is at pres
Fishing in this community seems
to be the most popular occupation,
and quite a number of the finny tribe
have been captured which weighed
from five to ten pounds.
Mrs. W. L. Garner and Mrs. Kurd
have returned from a very pleasant
visit to Danville, Ky. They attends
ed the reunion of the Alumni of the
Deaf Mute Institute there, of which
Mrs. Kurd was a formei pupil. They
report a novel and interesting scene
with about two hundred mutes in
attendance, and say it is both pleas
ing and- astonishing to note the pro
gress they have made in education.
Mrs. Garner and Mrs. Kurd also
made a ten days visit to relatives and
friends in Chattanooga and Tullaho
Misses Emma and Susie Myers, of
Wartrace have returned to their
home after a most pleasant visit to
Mr. Rans Mabry of Birmingham,
spent a few days last week with his
Mias Bettie Williams of Maxwell,
Franklin County, after spending two
weeks among reiatfves and old
friends here, was suddenly called
home by the illness of her father.
Mr. Hervy Price, a former resi
dent of this county, but now of Tex
as, was mingling arong old friends
and school-mates a few days ol last
Miss Emma Stubblelleld returned
last Saturday from a very pleasant
visit to friends In Tullahoma.
Miss Carrie Garner is off to Win
chester and East Brook.
Miss Libbie Laurant of Tullahoma,
is spending a few days in our midst.
Mr. Andrew Bonner has been quite
sick for several days, but is much bet
ter at present.
Mr. Joe Wimberley and family of
Sequatchie are visiting Mrs. W's
Mr. Geo. Stubblefield made a busi
ness trip to McMinnville Monday.
We are sorry to report Miss Allie
Winton as being in a very low state
Mr. L. P. Sain is making rapid pro
gress with his new store hou-se.
Hats at lour Own Price.
I have determined to quit hand
ling men's hats. If you want a bar
gain come in and get one before they
are all sold. A. II. Gos.
Najpifiieal to? Hsarsj
We luve one of the finest and
handsomest hearses ever-brought t
the South, aud trive special attention
to the direction of funerals. We
carry a large liu of
Caskets, Keialic and Wood Casss
and Coffins. Particular attention
given to embalming.
We invite a call from everybody.
Morrison, Tenn., July 9, 1891.
Farmers complaiu that sweet potato
vines are being destroyed by the
Our villiage was somewhat sur
prised yesterday morning over the
arrival of Mr. Robt. Mitchell, who
has made Texas his home for several
years. He will only remain with us
a few days, and will be accompanied
on his return home, we learn, by his
sister, Miss Ruth.
Mr. Jesse Bonner, of Arkansas, ar
rived yesterday on a visit to his old
friends here, who gave him a hearty
Miss Carrie Wilson, of Wisconsin
is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. A. Ter
ry, near this place.
Miss Cora Shong, of McMinnville,
is visiting friends in this vicinity.
At the Churches Tomorrow.
CHURCH OK CHRIST.
Preaching as usual at 10:30 a. m.,
and 7:45 p.m.
Usual services at 10:45 a. m., and
8 p. m., by the pastor, Dr. A. D.
Preaching at 10:45 a. m., by the
pastor, Dr. G. T. Stninback." No
Preaching at 10:45 a. in., by the
pastor, Rev. J. T. Currv. Subject:
"The Relation and Duties of Parents
and Children to Each Other." No
Preaching at 10:45 a. m., by the
pastor, Rev. J. D. Murray. A union
song and prayer service at night, to
which everybody are cordially in
vited. To the Teachers.
Any teacher not being satisfied
with the grade given by the board of
examiners can have their papers re
examined by any competent teach
ers. Directors will find blanks at
the County Court Clerk's Office.
W. N. Mitchell, Co. Supt.
To the Directors.
The last Legislature passed an act
giving County Superintendents the
power to appoint directors where
there was a vacancy. Directors ap
pointed since that time by directors
arc not legally appointed.
j W. X. Mitchell, Co