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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE IN TON 1 1 .LVD EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
3MINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 1891.
Bananas at J. W. Gray's.
Bananas at Woodlee's.
Lemons at J. W. Gray's.
Mr. A. II. Gross is in Nashville.
John Burger was in Nashville
several days this week.
-Balls and Bats at J. W. Gray's.
A new June Singer Sewing Ma
chine for sale by J. D. Tate & Co.
Call for the new cigar at J. W.
"Sound Tooth" tobaccco, three
boxes just received at Woodlee's.
For fresli candies go to J. V.
You can get some . big bargains
in shoes and clothing at Colville's.
You should see that new stock of
winter lap robes at Maddux & Co's.
A. II. Woodlee, our new grocer,
will deliver eoods to any part of
23 lbs of C. Sugar for $1.00 at J.
Smoke the "Havana Midget,"
the best little cigar in town. Wood
lee has it.
A large new stock oi buggy
whips just received by W. S. Mad
dux & Co.
Statements of the two National
Banks of McMinnville will be found
in this issue.
Mrs. John Joss, of Shellsford, is
spending a few days visiting friends
here this week.
The cheapest shoes ever sold in
McMinnville can now be had from
Beech & Scales.
Slight shocks of last Saturday
night's earthquake were felt by some
Mr. Luke Mankin, of Manches
ter, visited his relatives here a day or
two of this week. .
Mrs. A. C. Beech went to Ftry-
ttevllle Wednesday to spend a few
days with friends.
Nice fresh "Silver Leaf" lard in
f and 10 lb. buckets, at lOcts per
pound at Woodlee's.
''A. II. Woodlee will pay the
highest market price for all kinds of
barter and country produce.
Don't fail to see the great stacks
of new goods at Chas. Colville's before
making your fall purchases.
Found A sum of money. Own
er can get same by describing prop
erty and paying for this notice
W. S. Maddux & Co., have just
added to their shop equipment a tine
harness wax-thread sewing machine
Mr. P. II. WTinton, of Viola, who
was so badlv injured about .three
weeks ago, was in town Wednesday
Col. J. J. Hickman and wife
who were visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C
Biles, left for Florida Tuesday morn
Stroud & Co., want what is due
them, and want it now. Come up
and settle what you owe them at
Mrs. Brown and Mrs. McClure,
of Memphis, visited Mrs. M. E. Mun
ford at this place during the last
Mrs. Blackmore, who spent the
summer here with her mother, Mrs.
J. II. Hughes, left Wednesday for
Mr. F. B. Robinson and wife
came over from Chattanaoga Thurs
day, on a visit to her mother, Mrs. J.
Mrs. Orpha Mitchell went to
Nashville Wednesday, on a visit to
the family of her son, Dr. Charles
Dr. Stainback returned home this
(Friday) morning, but lelt again for
Smithville to attend the meeting of
For groceries call upon J. W.
Gray. Hisstock is complete, and ho
will make prices as low as any relia
ble house in the city.
A little surprise sometimes helps
cne who is sick. Try it by paying
A. M. Jones that little account and
Kje if it don't help him.
Mr. John II. Owen, who lived a
few miles east of town, died at :5
o'clock last Monday morning, after a
very brief illness, of brain fever.
WE EXTEND A SPECIAL INVITATION T6 ALL WHO ARE IN NEED OF
MEW GOODS, GOOD GOODS ami CHEAP GOODS,
TO CALL AND EXAMINE OUR IMMENSE STOCK OF DOMES
TICS, HATS, CAPS, SHOES, BOOTS, COT-TON-ADES,
CLOTHING, fact everything
THAT IS USUALLY KEPT IN A FIRST-CLASS DRY
GOODS ESTABLISHMENT. WE TAKE PLEAS
URE IN STATING THAT WE. HAVE THE
MOST COMPLETE LINE OF GOODS EVER
BROUGHT TO THIS MARKET. OUR
STOCK OF DEY GOODS IS CER
. TAINLY THE CHEAPEST
EVER BROUGHT HERE.
We have 100 or more bolts of Prints
nt 5 cents and less, but they did not
cost us that much. We propose to
make a little money on each article,
and expect to make but very little
on each. Our clothing runs from
$1.00 a suit to the highest. We will
sell you a good suit for $2,50. We
can sell you one for $10.00. We car
ry all grades, but prefer to sell the
BEST, but are prepared to furnish
you a cheap one if you prefer it.
We make a specialty of
Will give a handsome reward for j
every pair that rip' or buttons fly oil", i
We sell ehnp. Call and see our I
immense stock of j
Fwibwx Jeans ani Umih
We earrv the best bed blanket in1
the world for the money, made by
BURROUGHS, TAYLOR & CO.
Also carry FAULKNER BLANK
ETS, equal to hiiv.
We sell strictly for cash or its
equivalent, therefore ran sell cheaper
than any of our competitors. We
W7e carry a large line of the celebrat- discount our hills and give our cus-
ed CLAY FAULKNER PANTS, tomers the advantage of that. It is
BOYS' PIECE SUITS.
a nice thing to get a discount of from
8 to 7 percent.
We call your attention next toour
big stock of
We carry from $0,500 to $4,000 worth
of shoes in stock, consequently can
suit you both in price and quality.
We have shoes of all grades. If you
want a cheap shoe we can sell you
one, if you want a good one, we have
it. We don't care what the brand is
we will sell you one as good and for
less money. Our
JAMES MEANS' SHOES
For men and boys has no superior. Don't fail to try a pair. We carry a laize stock oi shoes for "big feet, lit
tle feet," also a lot for the right foot, cheap cash. We otu-r a reward for a gentleman or lady whom
we can't suit in a bill of goods. Our motto is "NEVER TO MISS A TRADE." We never fail
to sell a customer the second bill of goods. We have a nice line of Trunks, Valieces, etc.
cheaper than anybody. We hope all of our frfends will give us a call before purchasing. We
insist on a liberal share of your patronage. We will try to keep up our reputation for honest
and upright dealings. Anything nought from u that proves unsatisfactory can be returned and
money refunded. Don't fail to call on us in NO. 1. of the new MASON BLOCK. Respectfully,
Are again in the fight, and mean to win, if HONEST GOODS AND
HONEST PRICES will do so. Wc have an unusually Large
and attractive stock of goods, consisting' of everything kept in
a FIRST CLflSS DRY GOODS HOUSE
Which we offer to consumers at Prices that Defy Competition.
Each and every article in our house is GOOD, and you can get it
at the same price you will have to pay for inferior goods, Our
iSnoEs Fon Men, Women and Children,
Are Warranted. Our stock of
Is Large, New and Elegant in Quality and Style. Wc have superb
lines of Staple and Fancy"
DRY GOODS, DRESS GOODS, K0TIQHS, HATS,
Gents' Furnishings, Carpets, Htc.
Come and see us. If we haven't got what you want we will get it for
you, and wc will treat you nicely, whether we sell you anything or
not. . Respectfully. MORFORD & CO.
Rev. J. T. Barboo and Prof. N.
J. Finney went to Smithville today
(Friday) to attend the fall meeting of
A. II. Woodlee's confectionery
department is a bewildering maze of
all that Is beautiful and elegant, de
licious and wholesome.
A. II. Woodlee has Just received
a new stock of staple groceries, which
he is selling at panic prices. See
them before purchasing elsewhere.
Miss Ida Walker, of Spencer, a
beautiful and accomplished young
lady, is the guest of her cousin, Mrs.
J. M. Cunningham, this week.
Miss Leila Smith, an attractive
young lady of Ilowland, is visiting
here this week, and istheguestofher
friend, Mrs. J. M. Cunningham.
Dr. W. II. Fleming left last
Tuesday for Louisville and other
markets, to purchase a large stock of
holiday goods and druggists' sun
dries. Beech & Scales have purchased
the Northcut & Silence stock from E.
r . . ....
Montgomery, ana will close out
everything in the stock at cost.
Mrs. Lou Spurlock.who has been
with her daughter, Mrs. Umben
hour, in Nashville, for several
months, returned home this week.
W S. Maddux & Co., have now
on hand a full siock of double and
single harness, saddles, bridles, and
everything in the harness line. Give
them a call.
Don't fail to see A. II. Woodlee's
new stock and magnificent display
of candies and chewing gums, which
he has just received direct from the
Mrs. S. J. Walling and children,
who have been visiting her mother
here during the summer, .left Wed
nesday morning for their home at
Mrs W. L. Clark of Memphis, is
here to spend several weeks with
Mr. W. T. Murray's family. She
has recently returned from a trip
-The firms of J. C. M. Boss & Son,
Thurman Bros & Co., Cardwell Bros,
and A. P. Seitz have all received
new awnings for the fronts of their
respective stores this week.
Fort Rest. The M. A. Doty
place, on West Main Street. 7 room
dwelling, two large gardens. Barn
and all out buildings, with large pas
ture lot. W. A. Joiissox, Ag't.
The large dynamo arrived last
Tuesday. An expert electrician has
been at work to-day (Friday) putting
the plant in throngh order, and all
the lights will be turned on tonight.
While the weather has been
somewhat cooler this week than last,
the drouth continues. A light shower
fell early Tuesday morning, but it
was hardly sufficient to lay the dust.
Tommie, a little son of Mr. W.
M. Morton, aged about C years, died
at their home in this place last Tues
day afternoon, and was buried the
following day with a funeral service
by Rev. J. T. Curry.
Miss Tommie Buchanan, former
chapel teacher at C. F. College, ar
rived Thursday to visit the College
for a few days, bringing two new
boarding pupils, Miss Janie Buchan
an and Miss Maggie Smith, daughter
and niece respectively of Gov.
Wm. Perkins, living near Faul
kner's Factory, was seriously injured
Thursday evening by a young mule
team running away and throwing
hiin from the wagon against a stump,
badly bruising him about the hips.
You can get somo Mg bargains
from Beech & Scales, at the old
Northcut & Silence stand. Every
thing in the house will be sold away
below value to make room for an en
tirely new stock.
Mr. Wm. Eastwood has sold his
interest in the foundry and machine
shop at this place to his partners,
Messrs. T. II. Eastwood and I). B.
Carson, and the style of the fimi is
now Eastwood x Carson. Mr. Wm.
Eastwood has located permanently
The new show window llxture
of J. C. M. ltoss A- Son are very hand
some indeed, and give their front
a must attractive and city-like ap
pearance. They have also had n
sixty candle power incandescent elec
tric light placed between the two
windows, to show them off at night,