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A NEWSPAPER OF TO-DAY; PURE INTONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, DEC 12, 1891.
As the your is drawing to a close,
Morford k Hiles request all who are
indebted to them to call and make
Married, at the home of the
bride's father, seven miles from Mc
Minnville, on Wednesday evening,
Dec. i'th, Mr. John Rheay and Miss
Lillie Melton, Esq. G. V. Stroud
officiating. The happy couple ppent
Thursday night at the home of the
groom's father, Mr. I. L. Rheay, in
this place, where a large number of
friends paid their respects in a
rousing serenade. The Standard
wishes them much joy in the voyage
over lile's rolling seas.
We publish In another place
this week a very interesting letter
on the subject of dairying, from Mr.
V. G. Smartt, which was brought out
by the discussion in the Warren
County Farmers' Institute last Mon
day. We are always glad to get
such letters, and hope other members
of the Institute will follow Mr.
Smartt'a example and give their
brother farmers the benefit of their
experience through the columns of
Why buy Stoves made in the
North when at our doors we have a
firm that make as desirable patterns
as are manufactured anywhere.
Amongst others, we beg to call at
tention to the superior Crown Cooks,
and Champion Agate Ranees for
coal, made by the Phillips & ButtortF
Mfg. Co., of Nashville. Long ex
perience in the manufacture of
Stoves, and general knowledge of
the wants of the people, have en
abled this firm to turn out as good a
coal Cooking Stove as can Ik found
anywhere. lor sale by Morford &
On Friday morning of last week
Mr. Jas. Ferry, an old and highly
respected citizen of Beersheba
Springs, was found dead in an old
open well between his home and the
Beereheba postoftice. Thursday
night had been dark and stormy, and
it was at first supposed that Mr
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rerry nau iosi nis way ana iauen in
the well by accident, but owing to
the finding of some papers and evi
dences of a struggle at a point not far
from the well, suspicions of foul play
have been aroused, and there is a
possibility that he might have been
murdered and thrown in the well.
He was well known to many people
of McMinnville, by all whom his
death is much regretted.
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HOLIDAY ? PRESENTS
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i) have opened our Second Large Stock of Rare and Beautiful Holiday Goods, embrac
ing everviliinii; new and novel in
j-lardwood, piusb, Leather', Silver and Ivori finished Goods
We also have a most attractive line of novelties, both useful and ornamental,
in Decorated China, Bisque, and Bohemiani Glass Ware. 3fft
Our superb line of Bibles, Poems, and Gift Books of many kinds, in beauti
ful and artistic bindings cannot fail to please and delight every one.
OUR DAINTY CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS ARE PARTICULARLY FASCINATING.
Then we have Lamps, Druggists' Sundries. Parlor Gaines, Etc., in almost endless variety.
We call special attention to a large display of GOLD PENS just opened.
The most popular feature of our Mammoth Christmas Stock is' the LOW PUICE of every
article. Come and see us at the CORNER DRUG STORE.
RITCHEY St BOSTICK.
Did You Know
That A. II. Woodloe's selection of
Christmas Toys and Holiday goods is
the best and cheapest in town?
J. C. M. Hoss & Son will receive
a big assortment of neckwear next
week, embracing all the new shadis
of red, also a line of silk handker
chiefs, mufllers, etc., all suitable for
The Falcon Roller Mills are now
equipped with roller machinery for
making bolted meal, and will pay
cash for all good shelled corn offered
at the mill.
That A. II. Woodlee will give on
Christmas day a handsome set of
dishes, worth $5.00 to, the person
trading most with him from Dec. 1st
to 24th inclusive. Call at his store
and see the dishes.
At the special election held last
Tuesday for one Alderman to till the
vacancy occasioned by the resigna
tion of Mr. I. W. Smith, Mr. W. C.
Arledge received Ml votes, and Mr.
J.T. Kelton 101.
IS SCARED TO DEATH AT OUR LOW PRICES. THE BEST OF
EVERYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS! RIGHT TO THE FRONT
OF ALL COMPETITION WE PLACE OUR
Make as many people happy as you can. Make them happy with some suitable
gift from our stock of choice Holiday novelties, which abounds in
DAINTY, DAZZLING, i DESIRABLE PRESENTS FOR YOUNG i OLD,
Anything and everything the heart could desire for a
BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS TOKEN.
They will fill the stocking without emptying the purse. To look through our splen
did assortment is a pastime. To price the goods is a pleasure. To possess them is a
privilege. Whatever your wants may be we can meet them with beautiful and
appropriate selections. Our welcome word for all BARGAINS!
D. U BROWN.
The Telephone Line.
The President. of the Cumberland
Telephone Co., writes Mr. Clay
Faulkner, of this place, that the Com
pany has ordered the materia? for
the construction of the telephone line
between McMinnville and Tullaho
ma, along the railroad. He says the
Company hopes to have the line in
working order by Jan. 1st, that it
will be put up in substantial manner,
and will give us better telephone fa
cilities than we have ever enjoyed.
At the Churchen Tomorrow.
Preaching at 11 a. mM and 6 p.
by the pastor, Rev. J. T. Curry.
Preaching at 11 a. m., and G p. in.,
by the pastor, Rev. J. D. Murray.
CHURCH OF CHRIST.
Usual services at 10:30' a. m., and
G:15 p. m., conducted by Elder O. M.
Preaching at 11 a. m., and a lecture
at 6 p. in., on the life and character
of Joshua, by the pastor, Dr. A. I).
La grippe is reported as epidemic
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" )) Manufacturer! and Dealers in everything kept
by a first-class
M Furniture House
Hotloe to Road Commttslonera.
I will be at the Courthouse in Mc
Minnville, on Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, Dec. 21st to 23rd, for the
purpose of making settlements with
Road Commissioners, and all Road
Commissioners are hereby notified to
meet me there on those days.
F. M. Womack,
Chairman County Court.
We carry a large and varied stock of
PARLOR, BED R00MO
ALSOSASH, DOORS, BLINDS,
a rjn Dim ncoo matcdiai
)) Of All Kinds.
We have the
FINEST NEW HEARSE
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Ready for Chrittmas.
D. 0. Jenkins is now opening up
one of the largest stocks of candies he
has ever handled, embracing every
variety of both plain and fancy
goods. Buy your Christmas candies
from him and you will be sure to get
the best and freshest goods on the
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WHOLESALE and BET AIL DEALERS IN
We have .secured the services of ;i .skilled physician
t endialni bodies, and give special attention
to the direction of funerals.
rgf 1 Wo are prepared to make the very lowest prices
r v either wholesale or retail. Give us a call and
' ) we will convince von.
Ui H. B. HARWELL & CO,, M S;d3 tya, Xfaiik to.
The Farmer' Institute.
The Warren County Farmer's Insti
tute held quite an interesting meet
ing at the courthouse last Monday.
The discussions were participated in
by a number of members in a spirited
manner. Another meeting will be
held on the last Saturday In this
month, promptly at 10 o'clock a. m.,
when it is hoped there will be a large
attendance of farmers, as questions of
great importance to them will be
The city of Louisville, Ky., had
two disastrous fires last Tuesday
night. In the first one four firemen
were caught under falling walls and
killed. In the second, where forty
girls were at work in the fourth story
of a candy factory, between six and
twelve girls were burned to death,
amft number of others were more or
less injured. Maj. Hughes, the fire
chief, was also seriously injured.
H)F ALL KINDS AND FOR ALL PURPOSES-
Wo carry lame stocks of BedstendB. DrpuKlntc Cusps, Wnsli Stands. Tables, Chairs, etc., in
the latest desiuns, and cun furnish any article made in our line on short notice.
' t MATERIAL.
LUMBER FOR ALL
WE CARRY A HANDSOME LINE
I Coffins, Caskets, Cisia,
Burial Robes t Etc,
-HGIYEN i TO t EMBALMING
AND THE DIRECTION OF
EAST MAIN STREET, McMINNVILLE,