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The (Ureal Clearance Sale
Is Xearini; the End. Win
ter Hoods at Suinnier Pri
ces Mill soon be as a Tale
that is Told!
Our buyer is now East. Next week
we'll be hearing from him. Spring
stuffs will then be in order. Even
now we are receiving advance spring
styles in dress goods. Some nobby
things in the way of broken plaids,
cheviots, mottled wool goods, and
the prices are
25c, 35c, 3!)c, 48c.
Next Saturday and Monday,
1000 yards Sea Island, yard wide
1000 yards, yard wide Bleached
1000 yards, yard wido, soft finish,
Bleached Domestic 5?4c
One lot good Ginghams, small
Last chance at Table Linen,
27c, 42c, 52c, 69c, 69c, 85c,
and every piece at almost
half of the regular price.
KNOX DERBY HATS,
Spring styles at half the regu
lar price, or $2.50 each.
Sixty pairs Gents' Finest Foot
wear, Clapp's make, never
eold regular at less than
$5.00 to $6,00, this lot goes
Another lot Ladies' Finest Kid,
custom-made, $3.00 shoes:
this lot goes at $1.98
These are money-savers.
MAURY DRY GOODS
& SHOE COMPANY.
Mrs. W. T. Ussery and daughter,
Miss Beulah, who have been visit
ingfor several months in Montgom
ery and Livingston, Ala., returned
home last Monday.
Mr. V. I). Cameron, who wis con
fined to his bod with sickness sever
al davs last week, is able to be out
Mrs. Newsom (nee Miss Lizzie
Martin), of Nashville, was visiting
relatives and friends here tins week
Miss Fletcher Thweatt, of Law-
reneeburtr visited her narents hero
several days last week.
Kugene (iuest, one of our deserv
ing South Columbia boys, lias been
awarded a silver medal by the John
Wedderbum Co.. of Washington, D
C. for the inventiou of a Hour-mill
dust collector. Mr. Guest lias taken
the necessary steos toward securing
a natent for his invention, and his
many friends hope it will bring him
Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!
Tf von want them in bulk or nape
don't forget us. Buncli Beans, l'ole
Beans, English Peas, all kinds; Ear
ly Corn, Ruddish Heed, Watermel
lon Seed; all these and many others
New York Kurly Hoso I'otntoes, per
Country raised Triumph, per liushel
l-'mir mi urn box Itiilpli's HiuitT
Two ounce box Kiilph's SnulT
New Orleans Molasses, per khIIoii. . .
For next Saturday and Monday on
ly. II lbs Arbuekle'g, l.lon or 4-a.
lllair's sweet potatoes, 10c per peck
White & Daimwood,
Telephone 110. North Main Street
Miss Ethel Hatcher delightfully
entertained the "Band of Faith"
last Saturday. The house was beau
tifully decorated and lighted for the
occasion, and during the entertain
ment an elegant menu was served.
Mrs. W. C. Whitthorne entertain
n four friends last Tuesday with
an elegant luncheon. The following
ladies were present: Mesdatnes
Greer, Forgey, James, Pillow, Park
Morgan, Will Morgan and Miss
There will be no meeting of the
Sans Souct Club this evening, owing
to the union religious services now
being held in this city.
Mrs. Webb Ridley will entertain a
number of Columbia young ladies
with a house party this week, at her
home near Mt. Pleasant.
Mr. James F. Lewis has accepted
his old place with A. B. Rains, the
druggist. Mr.O. S. Brashear will
leave on the loth for Memphis,
where he has accepted a place with
the large wholesale and retail house
of Robertson & Co.
H. K. Prewett, of Louisville,
Mr. T. B. Bains, of St. Louis
here this week.
Mr. Henry Gross has gone East to
Maj. John E. Greer has returned
from New York.
Will Barker attended Mardi Gras
at New Orleans.
Mrs. James Jackson visited friends
in Naahville last week.
M:ulame L. Estevn is visiting her
son Gaston, in Birmingham.
Miss Willie Riddle is on a visit to
friends in Birmingham, Ala.
Mrs. Douglas Bobinson and (laugh
ter left a few days since for Arkan
sas. Miss Lelia Holman is spending
this week with relatives in the coun
try. Marsli Cheairs, who is traveling
for a clothing firm, was here this
Mrs. W. B. Lupton, of Franklin, is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Miss Fannie Alexander has re
turned from a visit to friends on
Mrs. T. C. Petri is in New Orleans
this week, where she went to attend
Mrs. Clara Akin Brown, of At
lanta, is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
W. F. Embry.
iir. j. ja,. n. carpenter, who was
visiting nis mother here, has re
turned to Norfolk, Va.
Miss Clabie Taylor, of Culleoka.
paid a visit to relatives and friends
in Columbia last week.
Misses Annie Leal Wilson and
Janie Elam attended Mardi Gras at
New Orleans this week.
Mr. A. B. Martin, of Lebanon, was
called to Columbia last week by the
death of Mrs. Margaret Chaffln.
Mr. E. C. Perry has returned from
Texas and Mexico, where he went
with the Tennessee Press Associa
Mrs. John A. Witherspoon and
children of Nashville, are visiting
Dr. J. E. Dixon and family at Ash
wood. Mr. W. P. Parrlsh spent several
days in Columbia this week on his
return trip from Alabama to New
Mr. E. I. Joyce left for Phila
delphia this week to join Mrs. Joyce,
who has been there for several
Miss Camile Herndon left for
Washington City last Monday, to
see the inauguration ana to visit
Mr. and Mrs. John Burns, who
have been visiting Mrs. Wilkes and
Miss Bairn, have returned to Evans-
Mrs. Mary Hamilton, of Franklin,
who has been visiting relatives and
friends in Columbia, returned home
Mr. Webb Ridley, Jr., left this
week for Florida to join the fishing
party which left Columbia last
Col. L. D. Hatch, of Perdito, Bay,
Florida, was the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Dobbins last Saturday
Mr. W. J. Jones, of Franklin, and
Mr. Will Nichols, of Thompson's
Station, were here with the crowd
Misses Mamie Akin and Bessie
Moore, who have been v isiting Mrs.
J. 11. McClure, in Nashville, re
turned home this week.
Mr. W. B. Greenlaw was in Knox
ville this week in the interest of the
stockholders of the Southern Build
ing & Loan Association here.
Earl Shaub, the 12-year-old grand
son of Mr. Win. Shaub of this city,
left here last Monday for Pecos,
New Mexico, to make the trip alone.
Mrs. W. L. Nichol, Jr., who lias
been spending several weeks with
Mrs. Shoup at the Institute, return
ed to her homo in Nashville the first
of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. T. X. Jones, who
have been stopping at the Ebbitt
House in Washington for several
weeks, will leave there for Colum
Mr. II. F. Hill and daughter, of
Tuscaloosa. Ala., were called to Co
lumbia this wpek on account of the
sad death of Mr. Hill's daughter at
Mrs. Joseph Walker, of New
York, who has been visiting Mr.
and Mrs. T. E. Lipscomb, left for
Memphis last week, where she will
visit before returning home.
Mr. T. C. Petri left last Friday for
New York and other eastern mar
kets to purchase a stock of spring
good for the Trade Palace. Mrs.
M. E. Williamson also left Monday
to purchase a stock of millinery.
Mr. G. W. Swink, one of Madison
County's road commissioners was
here this week, examining Maury
County's road system, and he thinks
Superintendent Sanders is doing
some fine work at mighty little cost.
To My Friends
and Former Patrons:
Back into theGrocery and Produce
business I go. with an entire new
stock. With prices as low as the
lowest, and quality as high as the
highest, I respectfully solicit a part
of vour patronage.
I will pay the highest market
price for produce. "See !"
W. E. McK EXXON,
at J. M. Sheppard's old stand, forks
of Mt. Pleasant and Hampshire
Danghters of the Confederacy.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will hold their anniversary meeting
at the residence of Mrs. Ellen Dun
ninirton on Saturday, March 6, at 3
o'clock, p. m. A full and prompt at
tendance is urged, as business of
importance must be transacted and
an election of officers held.
Mrs. W. B. Dobbins, Sec'ty.
'Z 1 PUTS
If Your House Neefls Painting,
our paint will be cheaper for
you now than it will be next
year. This is not because the
price is going to advance, but
because it will take more paint.
The wood will later become
more absorbent and it will re
quire more paint to fill the
pores. Painting is really an
economy. It is th9 greater
economy if you buy your paint
of us. Our
Strlcily Pure Heady mixed Paint
costs only $1.50 per gallon, and
one gallon covers 300 square
feet, two coats.
This looks like a sum in arith
metic, dosen't it? And it is.
The figures are those which we
quote for covering a room of
the dimentions named with
some of our cheapest grades of
We have other grades, higher
in price. In fact, it will cost
you $10 00 to buy some of our
paper for a 12x16 room. But our
figures show that everybody
can afford to buy wall paper,
Our stock has been selected to
suit all pocket-books, and the
colors and designs will suit all
RAINS, THE DRUGGIST.
At an early hour last Sunday
morning, Miss Pet Andrews, of this
city, and Mr. Joe Sharber, of the
Andrews neighborhood, were united
in marriage at the residence of llev.
Mr. Gray, near Union Grove. The
marriage was a gretna-green affair
Mr. Sharber drove to town in s
buggy, met his flauce somewhere on
Main street, and then, as rapidly as
possible, drove to the residence of
Mr. Gray, where the nuptial knot
was tied. Miss Andrews is a daugh
ter of Mr. W. J. Andrews, of this
city, and has a host of friends here
and throughout the country. The
llKKAiii) extends to both parties its
congratulations, and wishes for
them much happiness.
loll iih. ill II end ley.
The many friends of Mr. Hiram L
Hendley were agreeably surprised
this week when his betrothal to
Miss Susie Johnson, a Nashville
young lady, was publicly announced
The wedding took place at the resi
deuce of the bride, about four miles
from Nashville out on the Nolans
ville pike, 1 uesday afternoon at 2
o'clock, in the presence of a number
of relatives and friends. Dr. I). C
Kelley, of this city, officiating
Miss Margaret Johnson, a sister to
the bride, acted as maid of honor
and Mr. W. H. Wilson, of this city
was mt. Jietuiiey s "best man.
Immediately after the ceremony
the bridal party left for their future
home in Columbia, Miss Margaret
Johnson accompanying them. At
their home that night a sumptuous
wedding feast was spread, a large
number or mends being invited to
The bride is an accomplished
young lady and one in whom Mr.
Hendley has found an excellent
help-meet. The groom is one of Co
lumbia's foremost and most re
spected citizens. He was Mayor
here for several years, and prior to
that was County Register. At
present he is the senior member of
the insurance firm of Hendley &
Wilson. He has a very extensive
acquaintance in the countv, and
very many friends.
1 lie llKKAi.n extends its hearty
congratulations. May love, peace
and full content be theirs through
Garwood's Sarsnparilla for the blood
guaranteed to cure. A. B. Rains.
THERE IS OTHERS.
But none so good as the
It won't slack and burns
freely. We also have the
and Poplar Block.
Give us yourjorders.
A HO UN I) TOWN.
Ever Briirht, the best Hour for the
money mi earth. mchoit
Leiiiiidas Polk Bivouac met in the
court house last Monday.
Mrs. E. Jones, who has been quite
ill, is somewhat improved.
Messrs. Nat Jones and Jonas
Erwin will collect the back taxes.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. T. J. Tucker last Friday night.
Yesterday was one of those pretty
days for which March is not noted.
"Blue. Seal" i the best, "Ever
Bright" is close second. mch-"i -if
Mrs. Robert Pillow, who has been
ill with the grip for several days, is
Lafayette Chapter of Masons will
meet in the Masonic hall next Mon
Dr. William Austin Smith says
that on March fourth Cleveland
Mr. Alf Nicholson is improving
rapidly, and was able to be out in
town this week.
Mr. Will Ridley was able to be in
town Tuesday for the first time
since his illness.
It is a wee little girl baby at his
house that makes Sliuneman, the
barber, smile so.
The temperature fell to 11 degrees
above zero in several places in Co
lumbia last Sunday.
Mrs. Johnathan Dugger, who has
been sick for some time, is still in a
We publish elsewhere four verses
of poetry, headed, "Be Careful
What You Say." Read it.
The Racket is making a run on
some mighty good ink at mighty
low prices; try a sample.
Mrs. Elizabeth Wilkes, who has
been sick for the past week, is still
quite ill though somewhat improved.
March opened last Monday with a
typical March day, the wind and
dust being very disagreeable.
Tom Cochran, the little son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. L. Cochran, has just
recovered from an attack of pneu
J. T. Fry has gone to Columbia,
where he has a position in a carriage
establishment. He may move his
family later on.
The friends of Mr. E. H. Hatcher
will be glad to hear that he has been
mending rapidly since he left on his
fishing trip to Florida.
Mr. James McGaw, who has been
seriously ill for some time at his
home in West Fv.d, still continues
in a very feeble condition.
Mrs. L. W. Alston, of Nashville,
who was called here by the death
of her sister, Mrs. Charfln, has been
quite ill since with pneumonia.
Ab Adkisson, a merchant at Col
umbia, was here last week with a
view of locating. Lynville Corres
pondent to Giles County Record.
Messrs. H. G. Evans, Jr., Love
Webb, J. B. Granbery and Robert
Granbery were elected members of
the Century Club this week.
Beware of imitations there is no
genuine QUAKER BREAD that
does not bear our trade (Ij-V) mark
Leonhard & Voss,
It "The Old Reliable Bakers."
Eugene Ragsdale, who has been
attending a medical college in New
lork City, has been quite sick late
ly, and is expected home by March
Tramps are getting very numer
ous and troublesome about town,
and the authorities have had a num
ber of them at work on the streets
The suffering public was greatly
pleased last Tuesday by having the
fire department sprinkle the streets
By-the-way, isn't it about time the
street sprinkler was Btarting up
We have secured the services of
Mr. Wm. Tuck, late of Cincinnati
physiognomical hair cutter, capilla
ry nbridger and cranium manipula
tor. Call at Shuueman & Tiller's, tf
Ed McKennou is back in the
grocery and produce business again
lie is m a new house with a new
stock, at Sheppard's old stand, in
the forks of the Mt. Pleasant and
Hampshire pikes. Give him a call;
lie will treat you right.
A small store-house belonging to
Wolf Alexander, situated just south
of the lair Grounds, was burned to
the ground last Monday night. The
store had been occupied by a family
as a residence up to last b rlday,
when they moved away, lncen
diarism is supposed to have been the
cause of the lire.
Rains, the druggist, is making
great run on wall paper and paints
It is wonderful how they can make
the pretty wall paper he has and sell
it at the price he does. See Ii is half
column card on the tilth page
Rains, like Stuart, of New York, in
creases his advertising space as his
I have a number of fine monu
ments, tablet and headstones in
stock. These are modern and well
proportioned designs. Stock and
finish a number one. Call or write
for "cut throat" prices.
S. P. Paynr,
tf Successor to Payne & Hill.
Jnrs. Jane Dabbs, who was sen
tenced to the penitentiary for seven
years from Lews county, has taken
an appeal to the Supreme Court
and was brought hack to Columbia
this week and lodged in the Maury
County jail. Mrs. Dabbs was con
vlcted of murdering her ten-year
old child and then placing its body
under the house and burning it up.
The Comptroller having declared
a fourth dividend of five per cent
parties holding certificates of claims
proven, are requested to call and get
prorata, louimw bring your cer
tiflcaies. John T. Williamson,
Garwood's Sarsaparilla for the blood
guaranteed to cure. A. B. Raixs
J. E. Cheek to Miss C. L. AUsup.
Joe Wilson to Miss Mary J.
Joseph Sharber to Miss Pet Andrews.
! pa "an. IS&''':
We are as busy as bees in
a new hive arranging our
f ring stock.
are Ai-riviii!? Daily.
We simply remind you
this week that we have
Largest and Most Carefully Se
we have ever had. You
will find it strictly up-to-date
in every department,
while past experience is
sufficient assurance our
prices will be right.
Come examine our new
goods and you will say
we have the most com
plete stock we have ever
Dry Goods, Laces and Embroi
deries, Silks, Furn
ishing Goods, Carpets,
Mattings and Hugs.
Shoes and Clothing.
Columbia Ix lining: Deeply Stirred by the
The union revival which began
some four weeks ago in the First
Methodist Church, continues with
unabating interest. The services at
all the churches last Sunday, were
enjoyed by unusually large congre
gations. The sermons at the First
Presbyterian Church every night
this week ha-'e been delivered to
crowded houses; and the series of
sermons in the Circuit Court room
every morning from 10 to 11 o'clock,
K.r 1 n ' I.'cll.i.r 1 ! I. ... I ., . .
been well attended, while the men
noonday prayer-meeiing has in no
wise been neglected.
It is not an interest born of idl
curiosity; earnest, tnougnrul men
and women go to these meetings, to
listen and to learn. The ministers
than whom a more taithful band
never worked together are greatly
assisted by other consecrated men
and women, who. forgetting and
neglecting all else, are giving their
time, their influence, their energies
and their prayers to the Master's
That much good must come from
such earnest, persistent, united
elfort, cannot be doubted. That
much good lias already been done,
cannot be denied. Lives that were
lukewarm, have reconsecrated
themselves to Christ. Faiths that
were dormant have been awakened,
revived and strengthened. Hearts
steeped in sin have repented, be
come converted from their wicked
desires and bom again to a better
Notonly have individual lives been
touched, but as a community, Co
lumbia lias been greatly blessed by
the all-pervading, tender, loving in
fluence of this Union revival, this
united elfort of christian souls, and
a prateful people should long re
member the untiring work of their
Four services are held daily; as
follows: At the court-house at 10
o'clock a. in.; at the First Presby
terian Church at 10 a. m., at 3 p. in.,
and at 7:1.' p. m. Dr. Kelley con
ducts the Court-house services, the
otlver pastors uniting and deviding
the labor at the Presbyterian church.
All the churches which have
taken part in this revival will open
their church doors next Sunday
morning for the reception of church
At the First Methodist church, it
being the first Sunday in the month,
after the admission of members, the
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will
The pastors will mset to-day or
to-morrow to determine the pro
gram for next week, and will make
their further announcements next
Presiding Elder Stewart preached
at the South Columbia Methodist
Church last Saturday night, and
held quarterly conference. He also
preached at the same place Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Last Wednesday, March 3, was
Ash Wednesday, and Lent began
Presiding Elder Stewart occupied
thebirst Methodist Church pulpit
last nunday morning. His subject
was, "i am urueineo with unrist
and yet I live; not I, but Christ in
me. lhe application of the text
was that, to be a christian, a man
must have his sins, whether they
be little or big, crucified in him. He
must submit to their being taken
from him, and the desire,to be cruci
fied out of him. It was a most ear
nest, logical and able discourse, and
was enjoyed by a large congregation
St. l'Mer' C'huri-h.
Services for Sunday, March 7, 1SVI7
Holy communionat 11:00a. m.; Sun
day-school at 9:30, a. m.; evening
With Cm iv."
The public wani juf t !ii
ui) less, when it coiiK's to
medicine can I b wh.it y
cian intends miles it
prepared trom aloIutely pure drugs.
Our rule is, "Keen tin- dniu' standard
at Purity." To this we ;uld, "Make
no mistakes in preparing medi
cines." We exhaust the drug list
with our assortment of everything
in the Pharmacopoeia. W hat s
more, we carry a line of mineral
waters, which so many find essential
to good health.
N. B. Bottom pru-es lor every
thing. Your Friends,
prayer at 7:00 p. m. Services for the
Lenten season will bn daily evening
prayer at 4 o'clock, except Saturday.
Litany every Wednesday and Fri
day morning at !):;). All are cordi
ally invited to attend these services.
ALEX. C. KILLIIKKKER, lveCUH'.
Washington, Mar. 1. The Comp
troller of the Currency has declared,
among others, dividends in favor of
creditors of the insolvent Second
National Bank, of Columbia, Tenn.
JH UXS' SPRING.
"The day is cold and dark ami dreary.
It rains and the wind is never weary."
Longfellow must have written
those lines on such a day as this,
and In March. Last night the winds
moaned and the rain fell In torrents;
the heavens thundered and later the
rain turned to hail.
Mrs. Ann Young, who lias been
quite sick, is able to be out.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. McClanahan
and little son, Claude, have returned
Mrs. Jno. Cox spent a few days of
last week with Mrs. Chaffln.
Little Nell Dowell was very sick
Monday, but is better now.
The remains of Mrs. Win. Chaffln
were buried in Rose Hill Cemetery
Sunday. We extend our sympathy
to her bereaved children, Mrs. C. A.
Parker and Mr. Will Chaffln.
Mr. C.W.Webb expects to leave
Saturday for Union City.
are not inferior goods at small
prices, but the best goods at
Prudent buyers know that here
they can get the best irrncenes for
their money, j'oor quality aim our
store don'tVeeogni.M each oilier. We
are selling "lbs good green coffee for
$1,00; 12 boxes matches for 10c. Try
our blend or roasted coflee, nius lor
E. W. Gamble Grocery Co.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Manuel Jennings to
r, lot in l'JIli ilist.. 2".
J. C. Stalling to s. W.
,1 ones et al.,
Trustees, lot in IMh ilist.
I. V. Iluekaliy to K. .
weapons, if e.
liiis White to v . A. Wijiien, mi in :'in
It. I, uooillne to Tennessee I'liospnaie
Co., .72 seres in l.'Kli ilist., $l,iili.
Cornelia A. Wm lieM et al., to .1. A.
(ioodinan, llJiu'rcs in ilist., ;'!,.ihi.
W. A. Oiidi'ii to TIios. I- rlerson, lot in
UJi (list., $:t(l.
M. II. Hiu'don to Kate S. Itailey, inter
est in land in litli (list., $Su
W. M. Ilranoli to ('. .1. Muhl.s imil wile,
4(i acres in (itli (list., $ .
K. A. Kenueilv to Harriet Anderson,
21) acres in di-t., 'Jmi.
f. V. Nowlin to kittrell ,V Harnett,
Interest in wall in Mt. I'lensiint, $C.
A. H. Mcf'onni'll to llcniv Mellon nell,
M acres in 4th dist.. fl.t.!.
Lizzio PansbciM-t al., to .1. P. lioate,
lot in Williamsiiort. $215.
W. T. Porter to Choiile A Stalling.
lot in Williainspoi-t, $Hiki.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
from Ammonin, Alum or any oilier adulterant.
40 Years the Standard.