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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE INTONE AND EXPRESSION ; PIUHJIIKSSIVH IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, OCT- .7, 1891.
Maekrell at J. W. Gray's.
New cheese at Woodlee's.
Read Thurman's ad. this week.
Table an J pocket knives at Seitz's
Barrel Pickles at J. W. Gray's.'
Fresh Osyters and Fresh Fish at
D. L, Brown's today.
Leaf Lard, lOcts per lb at J. W.
Joe Lively made a trip to Man
chester and return Thursday.
Oranges, Bananas, and Lemons
at J. W. Gray's.
Paul Wallace is visiting in South
Pittsburg this week.
Two large box stoves and pipes
for sale. Inquire at J. W. Gray's.
Hunters report birds very scarce
and small this season.
t A lot of second hand baskets for
ale at J. W. Gray's
Some new things at Thurman's.
. New crop Oranges, Lemon3 and
Banaunas at Woodlee's.
Boots and shoes in great variety
at A. P. Seitz's. all. new. ,
Dr. Woodward lectured to a good
audience last Thursday night.
Some of the fruit trees are put
ting out a late crop of blooms.
Mr. Geo. S. Kinney and wife of
Nashville, were here Thursday.
A line of Children's Waists just
received at J. C. M. Ross & Son's.
Fresh figs, fruits, nuts and choice
confections of all kinds at Woodlee's.
Examine J. C. M. Ross & Son's
line of Boots and Shoes before buying.
If you want a good suit of Clothes
made to order call on Ross & Son.
Mrs. A. C. Beech returned home
from a visit to Fayetteville this
Sweet potato digging has been
on the program to a large extent this
Mr. James Pettit, who lived near
Rowland station, died on Friday of
-Mr. Geo. K. Purvis, of Chatta
nooga, was here on a visit to his fath
er this week.
-Mr. A. II. Woodlee's family will
move into their new home on Don
ne) 1 Street today.
Mr Stokely Black, wife and two
children are here on a visit to his rel
atives this week.
The dry wheather will material
ly retard the sowing of wheat and
grass seed in this county.
Mr. John Scott, a prominent cit
izen ot Collins River, died on Wed
J. C. M. Ross & Son have opened
a large line of ladies', misses' and
Mrs. J. B Moore, of Smithville,
is visiting the family of Mr. E.
Webb at this place.
I wish to buy about 2000 barrels
of apples. For contracts and prices
call upon J. W. Gray.
Groceries, Queensware, Lamps,
Stationery, Books and School Supplies
for sale by A. P. Seitz.
Mrs. Geo. L. Beech is dangerous
ly ill, and but slight hopes are enter
tained of her recovery.
Mis3 Martha Titus, after several
months spent here, left for her home
in Memphis last Saturday.
Wheat has started upward again,
and now brings 95 cents per bushel in
the McMinnville market.
Miss Ilallie Biles went to Sparta
last Monday, and will spend several
weeks among relatives there.
Misses Maria and Mary Dawson,
of Bell's Depot, Tenn., arrived last
Saturday and entered C. F. College.
Mrs. D. r . Wallace went to
South Pittsburg last Saturday on
visit to her daughter, Mrs. F. 1
Mr. J. II. Mclireiror was here last
Monday, representing the passengtr
department of the Queen V; Crescent
Liberty Herald: John Smith and
:i young gentleman friend. Mc
Minnville, have been visiting bere
for i few days.
Mr. Geo. W. Mead left last Tues
day morning for Columbia, Tenn., to
attend the meeting of Nashville
We have on hand at this office
a full stock of gray rag wrapping pa
per, which we will supply to mer
chants at Nashville prices.
For Rknt. 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. Johnson, Ag't.
Misses Lucy and'Vida Gallaher
and Miss Annie McCroskey, of Glen
lock, Tenn., arrived Tuesday of this
week, and have been enrolled as pu
pils in C. F. College.
Dr. A. D. Phillips left last Tues
day for Clarksville, to attend the
Baptist State Convention. He will
be absent until sometime next week,
consequently there will bo no preach
ing at the Baptist church tomorrow.
Taxes for 1891 are now due and
payable to the Trustee. They will
become delinquent Feb. 1st, 1892,
and if not paid on or before that date
will be placed in the hands of officers
Owners of buildings should re
member that lirst-class insurance
companies decline to insure any
building in which tile flues are used.
They are dangerous and should nev
er be used for smoke flues.
Messrs. Geo. W. Stroud and
Frank Womack left last Tuesday,
southward, with a car load of horses
and mules, but were not decided
when they left at what point they
The cold wave signal was hoist
ed here Thursday morning for the
first time this season. The temper
ature went'down to 32 that night,
and we had a white frost Friday
When the improvements in Mr.
II. L. Walling's building, southwest
corner of Main and Spring Streets,
are completed, he will have n num
ber of desirable office rooms on the
second floor, four of which will be oc
cupied by Dr. Crain.
Mr. Drew Brewer was mixing
among his friends in town Thursday.
He will embark in the mercantile
business at Viola in about ten days,
and will carry a large stock of gen
The space between the National
Bank building and the two story
brick building west of it, on Main
Street, is being built up with a mod
ern business front, and will be con
verted into an office room, about 40
feet in length.
-Mr. John G. McGuire has been
licensed by Judge Stnallman and
Chancellor Bearden to practice law.
He is well endowed with natural
abilities to shine in the profession,
and has a host of friends to wish him
I will leave on or about Oct. 22d,
1891, for New York city, to be absent
two months. All parties owing me
will find their accounts with Mr.
Frank Colville. Dr. Seitz will serve
my patrons who desire him in my
absence. V. J. Jolly.
Mr. John Beech left Saturday
for Chicago, where he is purchasing
a large stock of goods for Beech &
Scales, to be opened up in the former
stand of Northcut & Silence. The
room is now being re-painted and
put in good shape to receive the new
An interesting protracted meet
ing has been in progress at the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church here all
this week, with preaching morning
and night by Rev. S. D. Logan, of
Murfieesboro. All the services have
been well attended.
Mr. B. II. Atkinson, a popular
Knight of the Grip, came in from the
road Wednesday morning to spend a
few days with his family here. He
attended the great Democratic mass
meeting in New York city a few
nights ago, which was addressed by
Cleveland and Hill.
Dr. Elisha M. Sims, after a long
protracted sickness, died Tuesday Oc
tober l;!th at the home of his brother,
Polk Sims, near Pelham, Grundy
County, Tenn. He leaves four sis-
ters and one brother to mourn bis
loss. He was Lorn near Irving Col
lege, Warren County, Nov. 1th, ls:lU.
I am ready to exhibit my Fall Goods.
I have selected with care, bought
close, and will sell close. If
you can get them of me. I will not
handle dress goods this season, but
will keep a full stock of
in all the latest novelties. Also la
dies', misses', and children's
and a big line of Notions. My
is in charge of MISS MINNIE SIE
BERT, of Louisville, Ky., an expe
rienced trimmer of excellent taste
and judgment It is her aim to please
all customers. Come and give us a
trial. We will show you the
in everything. Mourning goods a
specialty. Headquarters for Fine
MfiS. 11 A. BlUDGES.
TO SHIPPERS' !
Butter, Cheese, Eges, Poultry, Wild
Game, MeaU, Apples, l'otatoes, Green and
Dried Fruits, Vegetables, Cider, Wool,
Hides, Sheep Pelts, Tallow, Furs, Skins, To
bacco, Grain, Hay, Flour, Beeswax, Feath
ers, Ginseng, Broom Corn and Hops. M. E.
BALLARD, General Commission Merchant
and Shipper, 217 Market St., St. Louis, Mo
WE EXTEND A SPECIAL INVITATION TO ALL WHO ARE IN NEED OF
NEW GOODS, GOOD GOODS nd CHEAP GOODS,
TO CALL AND EXAMINE OUR IMMENSE STOCK OF DOMES
TICS, HATS, CAPS, SHOES, BOOTS, COT-
TON-ADES, CLOTHITiC, in fact eve rytiiing
THAT IS USUALLY KEPT IN A FIRST-CLASS DRY
GOODS ESTABLISHMENT. WE TAKE PLEAS
URE IN STATING THAT WE HAVE THE
Wo have 100 or more bolts of Prints'
at 5 cents nnd less, but they did not
cost us that much. Wo 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,.r0. 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
BOYS' PIECE SUITS.
We carry a large line of the celebrat
ed CLAY FAULKNER PANTS.
JAMES MEANS' SHOES
For men and boys has no superior. Don't fail to try a pair. We carry a large stock oi shoes for "big feet, lit
tle feet,' also a lot for the right foot, cheap cash. We otter a reward for n gentleman or lady whom
we can't suit in a bill of goods. ( ur motto is "NKVER TO MISS A TRADIC." We never fail
to sell a customer the second bill of goods. We have a nice line of Trunks, Valieees, etc.
cheaper than anybody. We hope all of our frfends will give us n i'all 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 us that proves unsatisfactory can be returned and
money refunded. Don't fail to call on us in NO. 1. of the new MASON HLOCK. Respectfully,
. I. UlYELY k 0.,
WHOLES ALU and RETAIL DEALERS IN
0F ALL KINDS AND FOR ALL PURPOSES-
We carry larwstorkHof Bcdstcnds. DrcssinuCasps, Wnwli Stands. Tables, Chairs, etc in
the latest designs, and can furnish an v article made in our line on short notice.
LUMBER FOR ALL
EAST MAIN STREET,
. MOST COMPLETE LINE OF GOODS EVER
BROUGHT TO THIS MARKET. OUR
STOCK OF BEY GOODS IS CER
TAINLY THE CHEAPEST
EVER BROUGHT HERE.
Will give a handsome reward for
every pair that rips or buttons fly off.
We sell cheap. Call and see our
immense stock of
We carry the best bed blanket in
the world for the money, made by ;
BURROUGHS, TAYLOR & GO.
Also carry FAULKNER BLANK
ETS, equal to any.
We sell strictly for cash or its
equivalent, therefore can sell cheaper
than any of our competitors. We
discount our bills and give our cus-
tomers the advantage of that. It is
WE CARRY A HANDSOME LINE
Gpflmsf Caskets, Cases,
Burial Robes, Etc.
Specie (1 iI"-(ciioi
-HGIYEN TO EMBALMING H
AND THE DIRECTION OF .
McMINN VI L LE, TENN.
FIK'IY'PVO WEEK J-
j a nice thing to get a discount of from
3J to 7 per cent.
I Wo call your attention next to our
big stock of
We, carry from $3,500 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