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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PUKE INTONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 1891.
Mr. D. A. Smith is smiling over
the arrival f a bran new daughter,
who put in her appearance last Tues
day. Thursday night was the coldest
of the season here. There was a
heavy white frost this (Friday)morn-
Fresh fish on ice at Brown's today
Fine canvassed hams nt Woodlees
Two houses to rent, apply to
Corn crib9 will soon begin to fill
up with the new crop.
Mr. C. M. Morford was in Nash
ville a day or two this week.
Don't forget A. P. Seitz's glove
fitting boots and shoes, all new.
7-IIave you seen the handsome
new Wraps at Morford & Co's.
Irish potatoes are retailing from
stores here at GO cents per bushel.
Fresh grapes, California pears,
banaunas, oranges, etc., at Gray's.
A desirable residence on Smitfr
villo Street for rent. Apply to 11. II.
W. S. Maddux has a beautiful
line of new winter lap robes at low
Hon. J. G. Ingalls, of Kansas, is
qnite ill at the home of his father, in
Fresh supplies of Cod Fish and
other table delicacies just received at
D. L. Brown's.
Go to D. L. Brown's for fresh
figs and other choice fruits and confections.
A second-hand piano, but Httlo
used, for sale cheap Apply to Mrs.
A great variety of new goods
at Seitz's, which he will sell to you at
The new colored City School
building will be occupied next Mon
Morford & Co., have just received
this week a beautiful display of La
dies' Long and Jhort Wraps.
Dr. W. J. Jolly left the first of
this week for New York, and will bo
absent a couple ot months.
New Clover Seed, free from any
filth or wild growth, for sale at W.
U. & B. F. Womack's.
You will find the largest assort
merit of fresh candie3 and confections
of all kinds at A. II. Woodlee's.
Mr. S. K. Forsyth has painted a
number of cartoons for the big Dem
oratic rally at Sparta today.
Remember the place to find the
choicest banannas, oranges, lemens,
figs, and other fruits, is Woodlee's.
Fresh stocks of raisins, figs,
prunes, currants, cocoanuts, etc.,
just opened at Smith & TJiurman's.
Messrs. R. Patterson and Asa
Gross are attending the Grand Lodge,
I. 0. (). F. at Clarksville this week.
Mrs. E. J. Griswold went to
Nashville Thursday on a visit to her
daughter, Mrs. A. C. Johnson.
Mrs. J. C. Ramsey and Mrs. J.C.
M. Ross are on a visit to the family
of Mr. W. P. Hickerson, at Manches
ter. Mrs. Annie Shenault, of Sumner
County, came up last Saturday to vis
it friends and relatives for a few
Mr. Claude Walling, who is at
tending school nt Spencer, spent sev
eral days of this week visiting home
Mr. Geo. Friersou, after several
months spent here, left for his homo
at Columbus, Miss., Thursday morn
Mrs. J. R. Biles and Miss Daisy
Biles went to Murfreesboro Thursday
to visit relatives and fiiends for
couple of weeks.
Mr. R. B. lliggins was in town
'Ihursday, after a confinement at
home for several weeks with a spell
of billious fever.
Dr. J. F. Itoscoe, of Ilopkins-
villo, Ky., visited the family of Rev.
1. A. Pearson here this week. He is
a brother of Mrs. Pearson.
Mr. J. W. Snodgrass came down
from Tracy City last Sunday to
sjend a few weeks with his family
at this place.
Mr. J. W. Howard is building a
new residence on the site of the one
whi'.'h was destroyed by fire some
ing.with thin formations of ice.
Dr. J. A. Ross, of Pikevllle,
Tenn., was here several days this
week, on a visit to the family of his
brother, Mr. J. C. M. Ross.
Mr. Jos. Newton, the old reliable
tailor, has removed from the North
side of Square to the West room of
Mr. C. G. Black's store house on West
Smith & Thurman are opening
this week a large assortment of ele
gant glass and queensvvare. House
keepers are especially invited to call
and inspect the stock.
Col. P. II. Marbury, after two or
three months spent among his old
friend and neighbors in this place
and vicinity, returned to Riverside,
Ala., last Tuesday.
Mr. Horace Harwell and his sis
ter, Miss Susie, left on Tuesday for
Lebanon, to' visit their brother, Mr.
Ed. Harwell, and wife, for a week or
When you kill the. fatted calf
bring the hide to W. S. Maddux and
swap it for new harness. He has a
full stock of everything in the saddle
and harness line.
For Rent. The M. A. Doty
place, on West Main Street. 7 room
dwelling, two largo gardens. Barn
and all out buildings, with large pas
ture lot. W. A. Johnson, Ag't.
John M. Burger has the agency
for the Nashville Laundry Co., which
does first-class work at greatly redilc
ed rates. Leave your laundry at
Woodlee's store and give him a trial.
Mr. O. F. Bruster is building a
a new residence about three hundred
yaids beyond his old place on the
Beersheba road, and will move into
it with his family in three or four
Look at your date on the Stan
dard and see if your subscription
has expired. If so, renew at once.
We would like to have a long list for
October. Can't you get your name
on it? Just one more week left.
Hail fell here thick and fast for
a few minutes last Sunday after
noon, carpeting the ground. with the
white crystals in many places. The
storm was much severer in the north
part of the county than in town.
Maj. W. A. Rutherford went
down to Nashville Wednesday and
returned Thursday. He witnessed
the great race at Cumberland Park,
Nashville's new race track, between
Hal Pointer and Direct.
What is the matter that Warren
county farmers haven't got money
this fall? All kinds of farm produce
is commanding good prices, and if
they haven't got something' to sell
this year it certainly is not the fault
of the seasons.
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
MILLINERY DEPARTMENT ' ,
is in charge of MISS MINNIE SIE
BEItT, 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
Mrs. H. A. Bridges.
Buttei, Cheese, Eges, Poultry, Wild
Game, Meats, Apples, Potatoes, Green and
Pried Fruits, Vegetables, Cider, Vool,
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 Markt St.. St. Louis, Mo
I. IrlYELY & f 0.,
WHOLESALE a n d RETAIL BE ALE IIS IX
OF ALL KINDS AND FOR ALL PURPOSES.-
We carry large stocks of Bedsteads, Dressing Cases, Wash Stands, Tables, Chairs, etc., in
the latest designs, and can furnish unv article iade in our line on short notice.
LUMBER FOR ALL
WE CARRY A HANDSOME LINE
Coffins, Cubti, Cues,
Burial Robes, Etc.
-HGXYEH t TO t EMBALMING
AND THE DIRECTION OF
EAST MAIN STREET, McMINN VILLE, TENN,
WE EXTEND A SPECIAL INVITATION TO ALL WHO ARE IN NEED OF
NEW GOODS, GOOD GOODS ami CHEAP GOODS,
TO CALL AND EXAMINE OUR IMMENSE STOCK OF DOMES
TICS, HATS, CAPS, SHOES, BOOTS, COT-TON-ADES,
CLOTHING, in 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 BET aOODS IS CER
TAINLY THE CHEAPEST
EVER BROUGHT HERE.
Mr. J. D. Whitlock, a former
citizen of the 10th district of this
county, but who has been a resident
of Texas for about 11 years, returned
to his old home in this county last
Saturday, with his family, and in
tends to remain permanently.
The Nashville American of Tues
day has thi3 itom in its State news
columns "Peach seed are worth
twenty-five cents per pound at Mc
Minnvllle." That news editor
should rub his eyes and read again.
It is 25 cents per bushel our dealers
are offering for peech seed.
A party consisting of Messrs. C.
T. Thurman, Wm. Thurman, C. A.
Hopkins, II. D. Murphy, Joe Holder,
Geo. Kilmer, L. II. Barnes, J. D. El
kins, Tom White and James Elkins,
went 'possum hunting Thursday
night. They all report lots of fun
and the capture of three 'possums and
It will be seen by bis advertise
ment elsewhere that Col. II. L. W.
Hill has reduced the price of his ap
ple brandy, which he manufactures
strictly for medicinal purposes, to
1 .SO per gallon. He sellsit only in
original packages of kegs or barrels,
and has something over a litiulnd
ofthPmon hand, principally of the
vintage of 'sx.
We ha vo 100 or more bolts of Prints
at 5 cents and less, but they did not
cost us that much. We propose to
make n 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 $40.00. 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.
Will give a handsome reward for
evry pair that rips or buttons fly off.
We sell cheap. Call and nee our
immense stock of
Imllm hmui Huggi.
We' carry the best bed blanket in
the world for the money, made by
BURROUGHS, TAYLOR & CO.
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
a nice thing to get a discount of from
3 to 7 per cent.
We 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 monpy. Our
For men and boy 3 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 offer 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 sella 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 ."'all before purchasing. We
insist on a liberal share of your patronage. We will try to keep up our reputation for honest
and upright dealing. Anything nought from ns that proves unsatisfactory can he returned and
money refunded. Don't fail to call on us in NO. 1. of the new MASOX BLOCK. Respectfully,
oeiraGHMi & iofhtt.