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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, DEC 3, 1891.
AT THE ?
M. B. HARWELL & CO.,
MC MINNV1LLE, TENN.,
Is now being shown the largest and
handsomest stock of Furniture ever
brought to this section. AVe can
furnish any room from kitchen to
parlor, and any kind if home from
cottage to mansion.
AVe have beautiful bed room suit
in Walnut, Ash, Maple, and 10th
Century Antique Oak,
are away below retail city houses.
When you want any article of furni
ture whatever come nud see ui; before
Magnificent New Heo
We have one of the finest und
handsomest hearses ever brought t
the South, and rive special attention
to the direction of funerals. We
carry a large lin of
CisMs.Kstalic and Wocd Cares
and Coffins. Particular attention
given to embalming.
We invite a call from everybody.
2vZ. B. HAET77BLL Ss CO.
Dried grapes at Woodlee's.
Vegetables at A. M. Jones'.
House to rent. Apply to J. II.
Fresh Fish at A. M. Jones'
Dwelling house to rent. Apply
to Win. Houchio.
Banannas at Beech & Scales' at
'-23 cents per doz.
Miss Laura Stubblefield of Viola,
was here Thursday.
A variety of holiday and other
l)ooks at A. P. Seitz.
Fine Buffalo and Drum Fish at
A. M. Jones' today.
For "Evan's Star Best" ground
coffee go to Woodlee's.
Save money by buying Fresh
Fish from A. M. Jones.
A big Btock of fine oranges j ust
received at D. L. Brown's.
Just three weeks from today
(Friday) until Christmas.
Fou sale. A good gentlo farai
. ly horse, apply at this office.
Capt. J. W. Irwin spent last
Sunday with his family here.
A. M. Jones needs money. A
hint to the honest is enough.
A large number of hogs were
killed last Monday and Tuesday.
Biles, Stroud & Co., shipped a
car load of mules South Wednesday.
You will find a nice line of goods
for holiday gifts at Smith & Thur
15 kinds of Mirrors from five dol
lars up to five cents at llitchey
Dr. M. Anderson, of Sparta, was
down mixing among his old friends
Christmas gifts from five ceitts io
twenty-five . dojtfars at Rifchey A
Citron, Currants, Figs, Cocoanuts
and everything nice for Christmas at
I . L. Brown's.
Beech A Scales have a fresh ship
ment of Cabbage, Michigan Kraut
ami Mince Meat.
Remember that A. II. Woodlee
keeps the nicest and freshest candies,
cakes and nuts in town.
Everybody come a runnin' to
llitchey & Bostick's ami see what
they've got for von.
-The Sparta Expositor reports that
Irish potatoes are selling at $1.00 per
bushel from stores there.
Mr. J. M. Lively's new residence
narrowly escaped destruction by fire
ast Wednesday morning.
Morford 4 Biles have a nice line
for goods suitable for Christmas pres
ents, at low pi ices for cash.
In buying your Christmas con
fections remember Smith & Thur-
man. Their stock can't be excelled.
From this time till Christmas I
will sell men's and boy's Boots at
cost. A. P. Seitz.
California Grapes at Beech &
Scales' 15 cts ft less than Nashville
and Chattanooga prices.
A large stock of California can
ned goods, the best and finest put up,
just received at Smith & Thurman's.
Everything necessary for fruit
cakes and other Christmas baking.
fresh and choice, at Smith & Thur
Mr. II. L. anPelt, a drummer
well known here, delighted a few of
his old friends with guitar music last
llemember, no Christmas goods
to be kept over at llitchey & Bos
tick's. Lots of them on hand and
will be sold cheap.
Mr. Frank Spurlock will wear a
new air of dignity when he returns
to Chattanooga. He is the happy
father of a little girl.
A fresh supply of Oxford Teach
er's Bibles at A. P. Seitz's. Will last
a life-time. Most desirable for holi
Don't fail to go and see A. II.
Woodlee's selection of Christmas
Toys and Holiday Goods before
making your purchases.
Miss Ann Black and Miss Bettie
Smithson returned home today (Fri
day) from a three week's visit to ret
fives at Carthage, Tenn.
Fine gift books a specialty with
us. Poems bound in eight different
styles, .V cents to $3.00.
ItlTCIlEY & BwricK.
ii you uoirt neneve we can sur
prise you with the prices of our
goods just give us a call.
Beech & Scales
Moiford A Biles have just receiv
ed a large stock of raisins, currants
oneese, prunes, cocoanuts, oranges
candies and other good things for
If the children are not all made
happy Christmas, it will not be for
want of nice holiday goods to select
from. Our merchants are well load
ed with such lines.
The cold waves seem to be in-j
creasing in severity, The one which j
reached us last Saturday night !
brought the temperature down to 20
by Monday morning.
McMinnville's new military
company now has 45 names on the
roll and 5 applications. The boys are
taking hold of the matter with much
spirit and earnestness.
A fitful, stormy wind blew here
all Wednesday night and all day
Thursday, from the east and south
east, which was followed by rain and
thunder on Thursday night.
Our holiday goods were bought
cheap for cash ami we intend to sell
them all if you appreciate new goods
and low prices.
KlTCHKY & Bostick.
Mr1 Jas. Munroe lias opened an
ollice in the office of Eastwood &
Carson, at the foundry, where he
will do all kinds of typewriter copy
ing, and solicits patronage from all
in need of this kind of work.
llitchey & Bostick have the nob
byest lot of Hardwood, Plush and
Ivory Finished Drawing Cases, Col
lar and Cuff Boxes, Gent's Shaving
Sets and Writing Desks ever shown
in McMinnville before.
Mr. Wm. Newby, a prosperous
farmer of French Village, Mo., has
been on a week's visit to his mother
in this county, who is now 03 years
of age. Mr. JTewhy has resided in
Missouri for more than 40 years.
The ladies of the Baptist Aid So
ciety will give an oyster supper at
the Maddux House Thursday even
ing, Dec. 10th, to supply the church
with new hymn books. All tiro
cordially invited to be present.
A fire alarm last Tuesday night
about 11 o'clock brought out a large
crowd of people. It was occasioned
by a little blaze in the boiler room of
the spoke and handle factory, which
was extinguished before any serious
-Fayettevillo Observer: Mr. Men-
ter Terrell, of Decherd, and Hiss Ada
Thurman, were married at her home
in McMinnville Wednesday of last
week. She was a former teacher in
the Fayetteville Collegiate Institute,
in this place, and was quite popular
with the young people.
-The key to the Presbyterian
church is always kept at the resi
dence of Mr. II. Itahm, only a few
steps from the church. It can be
easily procured at any time in a very
few minutes, and it is therefore not
necessary to force the church door
open to ring the bell for a fire alarm.
'The Doll's Dressmaker," a
magazine for girls, is a unique publi
cation. It is published monthly by
Jennie Wren, 35 East 77th Street,
New York. It will be sent one year
for 50 cents to all who get their sub
scriptions in by Dec. 21st, after that
date the subscription price will be in
creased to $1.00 a year. A year's sub
scription to it will be a Christmas
present which any girl will enjoy all
the year round.
Dr. M. II. Fitts wa3 over from
Chattanooga a day or two this week,
looking after some business interests
here. He informed us that he held
a conversation with one of the chief
officials of the projected Evansville &
Chattanooga Railroad some days ago,
and that official assured him that the
road would certainly be built through
to Chattanooga next year, and that
McMinnville would be included on
the route If proper encouragement
was extended to the road.
W. liHVELY & (So
WHOLESALE ami RETAIL DEALERS IK
4- i .'
0F ALL KINDS AND FOR. ALL PURPOSES-
We ciin-y hiiw stocks of llcdstciids. lrcsiiu Cases, V;;sli Stands, Tables. Cbiiiis. otc, in
the latest ilcsiKDs, ami can limiisli an v article made in our line on short notice
BUILDERS' t bid Funeral
WE CARRY A HANDSOME LINE
Coffins, (lasbU, Cases,
Jilt rial Robes, Etc.
-HGIYEN t TO t EMBALMING
AND THE DIRECTION OF
LUMBER FOR ALL
EAST MAIN STREET, McMINN VILLE, TENN.
A quilt upon which the baby
had been playing before the fireplace
at Mr. Butler Smith's home, last
Tuesday night, was picked up and
placed in a closet. Soon the room
began to fill with smoke and a fire
alarm was sounded. Some boards
were torn from the side of the house
before the closet was opened and the
quilt was discovered to be on fire. It
was quickly extinguished and no
damage resulted, but it was a fortu
nate escape from what might Jiave
pVed a serious Conflagration.
IFYOU DON'T BELIEVE THIS
ALL WE ASK YOU TO DO
IS TO PRICE OUR GOODS.
Men's and Women's Shoes, Hats, a large
line of Queenswape, Silver-plated 'Knives
and Forks, Glassware, Hardware, Tin
ware, and in fact a large line of Notions
of every description, including the latest
novelties in French and German Bric-a-brac
and Christmas Toys, etc.
In our Groeery department we carry al
ways fresh stock, with Tropical Fruits
and Vegetables at city prices.
The Peoples national Bank of McMinnville
AUTHORIZED DEPOSITORY OF STATE FUNDS.
J. F. MORFORD, 8. L. COLVILLE,
J. C. BILES, J. CM. ROSS.
W! C. WOMACK. J. A. ROSS.
J. F. MORFORD, President.
J. C. BILES Vice President.
FRANK COLVILLE, Cashier.
C. M. MORFORD Assistant Cashier.
Docs a General Banking Business, Deposits Solicited
It is-gratifying to see the South
ern Manufacturers take such a decid
ed stand in the front ranic of manu
facturers of the country at large.
This is particularly the case with the
Stove men, and the line of Agate
Cooks made by the Phillips & 15ut
torff Mfg. Co. of Nashville, are
equal to any made. The Crown
Agate for Coal deserves special men
tion. This firm has made a special
ty of coal Cooks, and in the Crown
Agate, have accomplished their
determination to have the best Stove
The Art Agate and New Knter
prise Stoves, manufactured by Phil,
lips A ButtorffMfg. Co., are sold by
Morford & liiles.
The Falcon Holler Mills are now
equipped with roller machinery for
making bolted meal, and will pay
cash for nil good shelled corn offered
at the mill.
A handsome table set worth S.j.Mf
will be given by A. II. Woodlee on
Christmas day t the person who
buys the greatest amount of goods f
him from the 1st to 124th of iKwrnlxr
Dom Pedro, ex-Kmperor of llraj
is dangerously iil at Paris, and in it
e.viH'cted to live but a short time.