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SOUTHERN STANDARD - MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE. SATURDAY, BWLT 23, isoi.
A cream of tartar baking
powder. Highest of all in
leavening strength. Latest,
U. 8. Government Food lie
Col. John II. Frenches here this
A good rain fell here Thursday
Try the new brand cigars at J.
A load of stoneware just received
nt Smith & Thurman's.
Call on J. W. Gray for wooden
Prof. Menter Terrill, of Decherd,
spent last Sunday here.
Oranges, Banannasand Lemons
at J. W. Gray's.
Dr. G. It. Grain goes to Reershe
ha today to spend several weeks.
A fresh stock of candies just re
ceived at J. W. Gray's.
Henry Hamilton was in Nash
ville a day or two this week.
Go to Smith & Thurman's for
fresh groceries. Free delivery.
Miss Minnie Jones has secured
the public school at Goodbars.
Mr. J. M. Moftitt was down from
Altamont a day or two this week.
Mr. Berry Dortch of Nashville,
spent last week with friends here.
New York Heady-mixed paints,
$1.W per gallon at Morford it Biles.
Mr, L. P. Sain, one of Viola's
thrifty merchants, was here Wednes
day. Miss Lillie Hansom, of Murfrees-
Iioro, is visiting friends and relatives
Remember J. W. Gray has the
be.-t soda water and milk shake in
Miss Ada Thurinan went to Tul
hhoiua Thursday on a visit to
Mrs. A. G. Brown, of Viola, wa9
visiting friends here a day or two
A number of Nicholson Springs
guests have visited McMinnville
Thurman Bros & Co., have just
opened their very large line of fall
Miss Jennie Waters returned to
Wilson county Thursday to resume
her school duties.
Mr. 11. II. Mason has several ele
gant ofiicre in the second story of his
new block for rent.
Timbers are being framed for a
renewal of a large portion of the An
uU Cotton Mills dam.
Mr. .Ids. Hansom, of Rutherford
county, is here on a visit to his daugh
ter, Mrs. .1. R. Biles.
Mrs. Flora Harvey, of Lawrence
burg, Tenn., is here on a visit to her
mother, Mrs. M.J. White.
Mr. T. II- Eastwood has erected
a handsome iron fence in front of his
residence on Spring Street.
Miss Jean M. Thomas, of Nash
ville, is visiting here, and is the
guest of Mrs. R.M. Reams.
Miss Mollie Black returned
home last Tuesday from a week's
visit to relatives in Smithville.
Dr. A. II. Conkwright, after
-pending a couple of weeks here,
went to Munteagle last Monday.
Mrs. Blackniore arrived from
Miouri last Monday, on a visit to
her mother, Mrs. .1. II. Hughes.
-Mr. L. 1). Barnes. ,f Nashville,
;is visiting his unelo, Dr. J. M.
Burger, a day or two of this week.
Why piiy two prices for your
gmrevies when you can go to J. W.
Gray's and buy them cheap for cash.
-Mr. (i. A. Reams arrived from
A'.-il'ama last Tuesday, :uid will spend
.e ei;d weeks with his relatives here.
Miss Mary Smallwood, of Paris,
Tenn., was here for a few days last
week, the guest of Mr3. D. B. Car
The ftlcMinnville base ball team
went to Smithville this (Friday)
morning to play the club at that
Miss Maude Bridges left Thurs
day for Alexandria, and will go from
thence to Kentucky to spend several
Mrs. Ellen Argo, and her daugh
ter, Miss Annie Bell, of Nashvillo,
are visiting relatives here this week.
Mr. Wm. White, now engaged
in manufacturing at Somerset, Ky.,
visited his family here a few days
Mr. F. M. Shire, wife and son, of
Joplin, Mo., arrived Thursday on a
visit to Mr. J. II. DeBard's family at
Mrs. J. II. Cummins, after
spending two or three 'weeks with
her father's family, returned home
Miss Holmes left last Sunday af
ternoon for her home in Memphis
after o visit of two or three week9 to
D. L. Brown has received a large
assortment of extra fine Cigars this
week. Give him a call if you want
to enjoy a good smoke.
-Mr. A. P. Freeman, wife and
son, of Nashville, came up last Tues
day and went into camp near Shells-
ford for a couple of weeks.
Miss Herminia Jeanmaire re
turned home last Monday from a
visit of three or four weeks to friends
and relatives at Fayetteville.
Miss Laura McPeak, of Carthage,
who has been visiting among friends
in this county for two or three weeks,
was in town a few days this week.
A handsome black silk fan . was
lost on Chancery Street a week ago
last Sunday. A liberal reward will
be paid for its return to this office.
Farmers look to your interest.
Call at Morford & Biles and see the
Empire Drill before you buy. It is
the premium Drill of the world.
Mr. Frank Colville was absent
from his place in the Peoples Nation
al Bank two or three days of the last
week, returning Wednesday morning.
Mr. C. II. Miller and wife, of
Lewisburg, Tenn., were registered at
the Warren House a few days this
week, and left Thursday Tor Beer
sheba. Mr. H. B. Womack, of Bowling
Green, Ky., has been shaking hands
with his numerous friends here for a
day or two, and is as joval and lull of
good humor as ever.
The usual peaceful serenity of
McMinnville was broken last Satur
day by tvo or three old fashioned
"fist and skull" fights, in which no
bones were broken or serious injuries
Black birds are very plentiful in
and around McMinnville. If they
happen to take a fancy to your corn
field they are likely to damage the
corn considerably by pecking the
ends of the ears.
Mr. Z. H. Ilutcherson, the elec
trie light lamp trimmer, having his
job temporarily suspeuded by Tues
day's fire, left Thursday, for Ken
tucky, where he will spend two or
three weeks visiting relatives.
Rev. J. T. Curry, pastor of the
Methodist Church, received a tele
gram last Sunday announcing the se
rious illness of his wife, who is on a
visit to her father, in Arkansas. Mr.
Curry left on the afternoon train Sun
day. Miss Mattie Kirkpatrick, the
elocution teacher at G. F. College
during the last term, came up from
Nashville last Saturday to renew her
many pleasant acquaintances here.
She is the guest of Miss Josephine
Mr. II. A. Tillman and bride, of
Shelbyville, have been at the Wars
ren House for the last week. Mrs.
Tillman was formerly Miss Annie
Capshaw, and moved from this place
to Shelbyville with her mother sev
al years ago.
We would again suggest to the
young men of McMinnville the or
ganization of a volunteer fire compa
ny, with occasional practice with the
hand pump. The confusion at the
fire last Monday, and the delay in
getting the pump there, proved the
necessity of such an organization.
Our Board of Mayor and Alder
men has the hog law up for consider
ation, and we understand a majority
of the Board favor the measure, and
that it is quite likely to be enacted
into law. We sincerely hope our
information may prove correct, and
that the law wil'l be passed and enforced.
About ten couples of ladie3 and
gentlemen from Murfressboro reach
ed here in hacks last Saturday night,
enroute to Becrsheba. They stopped
at the Warren House until Sunday
afternoon, when they continued their
journey. The party passed through
again Wednesday, homeward bound.
Mr. G. W. Mead was thrown
from his cart, near the residence of
Mack Young, col., last Monday, and
right painfully bruised about the
head and neck. He was removed to
the home of his brother, Mr. E. G.
Mead, where he remained until Wed
nesday morning, when he was able
to ride home in a buggy.'
Statements of the two National
Banks of McMinnville will be found
in this issue of the Staxdaii i. Both
of these institutions are so solvent
and so well managed that financial
disturbances of the country have no
appreciable effect upon them. They
hold strong positions, both financial
ly and in the confidence of stockhold
ers, depositors, and the buisness
world in general.
There was probably between one
and two thousand people in town last
Saturday from this and adjoining
counties, to hear Hon. J. II. McDow
ell, president of the State Alliance,
speak, but Mr. MdDowell failed to
put in his appearance. It was a
great disappointment to the members
of the Alliance.ag well as many others
desirous of hearing him. Mr. Mc
Dowell missed a splendid opportuni
ty to get a good hearing.
Doctors W. J. Jolly and Albert
Seitz have formed a copartnership for
the practice of medicine and surgery.
They are both well known to our
people, and need no introduction or
commendation from us. Their office
for the present is at the residence of
Dr. Jolly, on West Main Street,
where one or both of them will al
ways be found when not absent on
a professional call.
-Col. II. L. W. Hill, of Irving Col
lege, has an advertisement in this is
sue of interest to those in need of ton
ic stimulants. The medicine which
Col. Hill prepares is the best of its
character that is made in this coun
try. He sells it only in large pack
ages, but it will keep indefinitely, in
fact it improves with age, and is
harmless if taken according to his di
Remember Blind Tom's concert
at the Opera House next Wednesday
night, July 29th. This will doubtless
be the last visit this wonderful genius
will ever make to McMinnville, and
no one should lose the opportunity to
see ami hear him. His playing is
simply marvelous, and he is a strik
ingly interesting character in every
way. He never fails to entertain
every one in his audience irom start
to finish. Reserved seats are now on
sale at Hitchey & Bostiek's.
Mr. Jas. H. Gribble and Miss
Jennie Roberts, of Walling, White
county, came to McMinnville on the
early train last Saturday morning,
and were united in marriage at
Lively's photo gallery about
o'clock, Elder O. M. Thurman offici
ating. The couple stopped at the
Maddux House. A brothei of the
bride arrived during the afternoon
and created considerable excitement
by a rather forcible effort to persuade
his sister to forsake her new liege
lord and return home with him.
llElyiPiil I s IivjILId L
WE will so11 next TUESDAY the remainder of our
remnants left from last week.
Others will be added as they
accumulate. There are some
rare bargains in these, and
it will pay you to see them.
We wish to invite your at-
tention to one of the largest
in the city, which we have
just received this week. We
are trying to carry a much
finer line than heretofore.
We now have suits at
$15, $18, $20, $22.50, $25.
Our line of cheap goods is al
so much larger, reaching
down to the bottom. Our line
is large; embracing all the
new sacks, cutaways, slims,
stouts, youths, regulars, etc.
Our line of
The phosphate fertilizing business
of South Carolina between Sept. 1,
IS'JOandMay;)!, 1801, amounted to
255,909 tons, worth $3,830,000.
Over three hundred hands are
again at work on the Muscle Shoals
canal, strengthening the embank
ments and deepening the channel.
Near Lamar, Colo,, a little girl of
four years wandered to the platform
of the train and was blown off while
the train was running at the rate of
thirty miles an hour. A locomotive
was sent back and they found the
child at midnight sitting unhurt in a
clump of weeds, keeping very still
for fear the Indians would get her.
Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle: 'Squire
McDowell values hi character at
$10,000; that is, he says if the Ameri
can will put up $10,000 in cash, sub
ject to a judgment, he will sue for
it. Some "people may think this a
very big valuation, but it's not. Mr.
McDowell's character is worjh $10,000
a year as coal oil inspector. Then
there is no telling how much it might,
be worth to the Republican party in
dividing the Tennessee Aliance and
turning the State over to the force
We have a speedy and positive
( me for Catarrh, Diphtheria, Canker
Mouth, and Head-Ache, in S1II
LOH'S CATARRH REMEDY. A
Nasal Injector free with each bottle.
Use it if you desire health and sweet
breath. 'Price ."i cent.-. Sold by W.
also being opened, we will
have them from $3 to $25.
All the latest styles can be
seen. We have made an ex
tra effort to open these lines
of goods early, so as to give
the people the best opportu
nities that can be had in se
lecting a suit. We solicit an
early call from all who in
tend to wear suits this fall.
That we are closing out our
summer goods at greatly re
duced prices, such as summer
coats and vests, ponges, rib
bon, straw hats, lawns,
ginghams, etc., etc. See our
silk umbrellas. -: x x
m WBQS & Co,
Comer Main mid Climiuery Streets,
Is now ready for the reception of guests, and solicits both regular board
ers and transient custom. Newly furnished throughout.
-PIRST CLASS i FARE,-s-
Polite attention, Reasonable Rates.
MRS. G. W. HOODENPYL personally superintends every department,
and will spare no pains to please every guest.
MILBURN, OLD HICKORY, AND
fete iwiif h - 6ry$mfy'$
The "Boss" Cart, Buggies, Etc.,
ALWAYS IN STOCK AND FOR SALE BY
THE MCMINNVILLE HARDWARE GO.,
Cutlery, Stoves, Paints, GlaSs and Queensware,
Guns, Tinware, Etc. &
Onem IIuu.se Ulock McMlXXYILUl. TKXN.