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THE COLUMBIA IIETiALD: FWHAY. OCTOBEI? 21) 197.
Maury Dry Goods
And they are ready to show a com
plete line In all styles and the prices
are given out as the lowest.
Yoa can buy the best shoes In town
right here, and our prices are the
cheapest when you give the style
and quality due consideration.
Our Blankets keep you tvarm be
cause they are all wool and good
width and weight, and the cheapest
in town for the price. See them at
REMEMBER boys, that we sell
you the best and cheapest knee jmnta
in town for the money. So come In
and get you a pair and be convinced
that we are your friends.
on Next saiuraau & rnonaau
We will give you the best line of
Dress Goods that has yet been shown
you and at prices that will talk to
Dress Goods. 2o Patterns
French Novelty, including
all of the latest things, and
the original prices were from
$0 to $9, but our prices are $4.98
Another Lot. 15 Patterns
of Cheviot in Plaids and
Mixed colors, and well worth
$5 each ; our price Is. . $3.48
You are benefitted by these prices,
so come early and get your choice,
and be convinced that '
It pays you to trade with us.
Maury Dry Goods Co.
lolm Wliurord, oT tilt. Pleasant. Sent to
The case of John Williford, col
ored, was heard in the Federal
Court at Nashville this week, on a
charge of making and passing coun
terfeit money and having in his
possession dies for Its manufacture
His offense was committed at Mt
Pleasant some time ago, but he es
caped before the officers could lay
hold on him. Later he was appre
hended at Lawrenceburg. The gov
ernment officials destroyed the dies
before he was captured, but they
succeeded In proving that Williford
had them in his possession. The
jury returued a verdict Hof guilty,
and he wasflned $l,000and sentenced
to five years imprisonment at Co
As the Time Is Now On
for making pickle, we have for
you all the spices, both mixed
and straight. Also good coun
try apple vinegar.
Try a sack of our "White Loaf"
or "Farmers' Choice" Flour.
It's awful the way we do sell
Sugar and Molasses. If you
have not tried us, give
trial and be happy. Got
thing to sell? "See?"
tr W. E. McKENNON,
Sheppard's old stand.
A horse belonging to Mr. John
Cecil ran away with his buggy from
HouBer's hitch-yard up West
Seventh street last Monday night,
and completely demolished the
vehicle. Mr. Cecil had been to
Nashville, and his buggy was being
carried out to the Hampshire cross
ing by a negro boy to meet him.
The registration books were closed
last Saturday night. The total num
ber registered was 1,524, of which
1, '204 have votes inside the corpora
tion; of these about 754 are whites
and 450 colored. At the registration
two years air.) the total was 1,005 an
increase of 199 for this registration.
Lost Ladies Watch.
Small double casp, gold watch,
diamond studded. Finder will be
rewarded by returning to
tf , . Dobbins & Ewini.
The Telephone Rally.
The friends and patrons of the
Citizens' Telephone Company will
have a grand rally at the court
house in Columbia next Monday at
noon. Everybody should do his
part and help make it a success, i
Stole a Banjo. 4
Alex Armstrong, colored, was
tried before Judge Coleburn Tues
dav on the charge of stealing a banjo
from Dee Zelner, another nero,. of
Snrinir Hill. He was bound over
to Circuit Court.
T: : the
Hon. A. M. Huirhes is here from
Miss Emma D. Grigsby is visiting
Mrs. R. C. Church is visiting rela
tives in Arkansas.
Miss' Dot Ewing is the guest of
Frank Nicholson has returned
Miss Florence Farrell has return
ed from Nashville.
Mr. W. R. Gordon is attending
Synod at Shelby ville.
Mr. J. F. Quill and family are
here from Montgomery.
Mrs. A. C. Floyd, of Chattanooga,
is visiting relatives here.
Miss Ava Kidd, of Summertown,
is visiting relatives here.
Mrs. O. Z. Rartlett, of Milwaukee,
is the guest of relatives here.
Hon. T. Leigh Thompson, of
Lewisburg, wa3 here this week.
Mrs. T. N. Jones and Mrs. Sue
Preston are visiting in Nashville.
Rev. F. R. Webb is attending1 the
Synod of Nashville at Shelbyville.
John Cross, of Montgomery coun
ty, iormeny or tnis place, is visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Will Hendley, of
Rirminghani, are visiting relatives
Rev. and Mrs. D. C. Kelley have
returned from Conference at Shelby
Misses Addio and Clara Lipscomb
spent several days in Nashville last
Miss Mary Sanders, of Nashville.
has been the cuest of Mi38 Cornelia
Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Pavne and
daughter attended the Centennial
Miss Sue Polk Temple, of New
York, is visiting Mrs. Shoup at the
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Dale, of Mem
phis, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. H.
Mr. John Trotwood Moore- left
Tuesday for St. Louis, to attend the
Mrs. W. A. Cade, of Paducah. Kv..
is tne guest or Mrs. uiien .Dunning
ton, this week.
Mrs. M. C. Robin and daughter.
Miss Mary, or Mobile, Ala., are vis
iting friends here.
Miss Lucy Paxton, who has been
visiting Miss Wi'lie Riddle, has
gone to Nashville.
Mrs. Calvin Goodloe and children
of Florenc, Ala., are the guests of
Dr. J. P. Herndon.
Mrs. Douirlas Everett and chil
dren, of Chattanooga, are with Mr.
and Mrs. E. F. Everett.
Miss Ellis Jones, of Hickman
county, soent several days with Co
lumbia friends this week.
Misses Lettie Hlgley and Annie
Lou Houser spent several days at
the Centennial last week.
Miss Marv fans has returned to
Hickman. Kv., from n visit to Mr
and Mrs. J. E. Llttlefleld.
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Hunt and
children, of Memphis, are guests of
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Snyder.
Mrs. Thorpe, of Humboldt, Wes
Tenn., who wa9 visiting Mrs. J. R
Wilkins, has returned home.
Mrs. H. G. Evans, Mr. Fred Evan
and Master Rerry, spent several
days in Nashville this week.
M. Cajot, an extensive phosphate
dealer, has returned to Columbia
from a visit to Paris, France.
Mr. Patton Williams and son, who
have been vNitinir relatives here,
have gone to Hot Springs, Ark.
Judge and Mrs. J. W. Akin, after
a visit to Dr. and Mrs. Robt. Pillow,
have returned to Cartersville, Ga.
Mrs. Sliepard Webb (nee Miss
Mamie Yeatman), of Chattanooga,
is visiting her father, Col. H. C.
Mrs. J. F. Fender, of Cleveland.
Tenn.. and Miss Sallin McRadv, of
Lowisbure, are with Mr. F.J. Ewing
Mrs. Chas. Rosenthal and chil
dren, who have been the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. Rosenthal, have re
turned to Milwaukee.
Dr. W. A. Smith will go to Gaines-
horo, Jackon county, to-morrow, to
deliver a speech at the Confederate
reunion at that place.
Miss Helen E. Lewis, who has
been the guest of Miss Louise Dob
bins for several weeks, left Wednes
day for her home in Birmingham.
Mrs. D. M. -Haynes, of Boston,
and Robt. Ayers, of Harriman. who
have been visiting Rev. and Mrs. A.
C. Killheffer, have returned home.
Mr. Eugene Foster has accepted a
position with Journey & Handley,
wholesale hatters, and will enter
upon his new duties next Monday.
His territory will be in Tennessee
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mayes and
daughters, Miss Rebecca Mayes and
Mrs. W. J. Freeman, arrivea Wed
nesday night from Paris, Ivy.', and
will make this place their future
home. Their host of friends are de
lighted to have them return.
Mrs. James hverett and little son,
Charlie, of Union City, who have
been visiting the Centennial for
several days, came to Columbia the
first of this week to visit relatives In
and near the city and In Santa Fe.
While in Columbia thev were truests
of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Satferfleld.
Mr. and Mrs. Webb Ridley will
leave as soon as it rains and frosts,
for Texas, where they will remain
until next M9y, for the benefit of
Mr. Ridley's health. At present Mr.
Ridley is at Red Bollinir Springs,
where he will remain until his start
for Texa. We hope he will return
entirely restored in health.
Miss Katherine Nobles, of the
editorial staff of the New Orleans
Daily States, and a graceful news
paper writer, has been in Columbia
several days this week. Miss
Nobles hid been to Nashville to at
tend the meeting of mwsnaper
women, and,' ou -account, of the
quarantine regulations, being unable
to return to New Orleans, favored
Columbia with a visit. - v.
CUT THIS OUT!
Revision and Additions
to Hack Line Schedule.
The following hack lines make
headquarters at 1 tain if Drug Store,
and leave Columbia for points named
at time specified below:
Williamsport, (loo. Mav berry 1 p. m.
Mt. Pleasant, Walter Grillln 2 p. m.
Spring Hill, Ruckner fr Son 2 p. m.
Hampshire, Guy Thompson 1 p. m.
Hampshire, Akin Bros 1 p. m.
Santa Fe, Brady fc Son . . .1 p. m.
Bigby ville, Harris k Son 1 p. m.
Shady drove, Ohoot A Hicks 1 p. m.
Theta and Jamison's Store, W. II.
Flowers 2 p. m.
Each of the above lines has a bin
and order file at our store. Their
passenger and package rates are very
reasonable. We hold ourselves per
sonally responsible for the prompt
delivery of all orders and packages
to the above lines.
Telephone your orders.
RAINS, THE DRUGGIST.
SOUTH EAST SIDE.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Massey, of
Lipscomb, spent a few days in our
midst visiting relatives.
Miss Beulah Willis, of Ashwood,
was visiting Mr. M. L. Taylor and
family last week.
Mr. t rank Brown will leave the
first of next week for West Tennes
see, in the interest of Grant Bros'.
Messrs. Harry Martin and win
Johnson paid a flying visit to Cul-
leoka last Sunday, visiting rela
tives. Mr. A. F. Brown shipped eight
head of young Jerseys, to Mr. M.
Hilgert, of St. Joseph, Mo., last
One of the prettiest home mar
riages that has taken place in our
midst recently, was solemnized on
last Tuesday night at 8:15 o'clock, at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. N
Wilson, the happy event being the
marriage of Miss Nettie Wilson and
Mr. Wash Taylor, two of our most
prominent young people. The beau
tiful ceremony was performed by
Rev. D. T. Waynick in his usual
happy style. The following were
the attendants: Mr. Jesse Wilson
and Miss Nora Jackson. Mr. T. Jeff
Haley and Miss Kate Moseley. The
beautiful wedding march was played
by Mrs. J. H. Fusseil. There was a
large crowd of Invited guests pres
ent, who, after passing congratula
tions, departed for their homes,
wishing for the bride and groom a
happy and safe voyage through life
on Groceries and Field Seeds
coming and getting our prices
our prices beiore
We also handle
the best on the market. Now is the
time to tret your Barley and Rye. We
have a full stock of both, together with
all kinds of
generally carried in a strictly Field
Seed establishment, uon t rorstei our
place of business on corner South Main
and Hitrhtn streets, ah oraers oy ieie
phone will receive prompt attention
Frierson k Embry,
CARD TO THE l'UHLIC.
Tlie Giitrdian limuranrn Company Vemm
To thk Public: Many slander
ous and malicious circulars nave
been scattered over this county by
insurance companies belonging to
the trust, hoping to destroy confi
dence in the Guardian Insurance
Company, which is their only ob
stacle to a rulse in their rates. They
first tried to force the Agent of the
Guardian here to join the lecal
board; but, failing in this, they are
now resorting to every low "means
to break down confidence in it. We
herewith submit a letter from E. B.
Craig, . Insurance Commissioner,
which, will set at rest all reports fas
to the company's not being in legal
; Before closing, allow us to thank
our many friends, for the liberal
patronage given our company and to
solicit a continuance of same, and
also to express to them and the in
suring public our utmost confidence
in the Guardian. Respectfully,
G.T. Hug hps,
Dr. Robt. Pillow,
J. W. Frierson, Jr.
A. O. P. Nicholson', Jr., Agent.
Department op Inscranck,
Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 2i, 18J7.
G. W. Hates, Columbia, Tenn.: Dear
Sir: I bave vonr favor of the22nd, con
taining inonlry with reference to the
Guardian Fire Insurance Company. An
examination of this company, comple
ted some days ago, shows its condition
to he as follows:
Total admitted assets $S5,28 00
Total liabilities 61,tK 07
Cash capital (paid up) 22,800 00
et surplus oevona cash capi
tal and total liabilities 80S 00
E. B. Craio,
Besides this there is an additional se
curity to policy holders of over $30,000
in unpaid subscriptions on stock and
Is our specialty, but we also
handle block Jellico, Provi
dence and other brands, and also
wood. Prompt delivery, and special
inducements to purchasers in large
quantities. Yard near depot.
W. H. DAVIS & CO.,
MS ly' successors to A. Adklsson.
will open Monday,
Miss Lottie Wilkins
Spencer McFall is clerking at the
There have been light frosts in
Maury County several mornings
W. T. Wilkes can rent or sell you
the best of organs and pianos. See
him before buying. tf
Mildred, the baby daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. T. C. Meadors, had her
shoulder dislocated recently.
Columbia is entertaining a num
ber of yellow fever refugees at pres
ent, and they are quite welcome. j
Julia Hough, an old negro servant
in the employ of Mr. F. H. Smith's
family, died last Monday night.
Mr. A. R. Rains gave the nine
hack-drivers that stop at his store a
trip to the Centennial last Thursday.
Watch for our opening all next
week. Finest ever seen in this town.
It James Bros.
Chancery Court adjourned last
Friday evening. Nothing of gener
al interest was transacted the last
Mr. D. W. Petri has moved his
family here from Nashville, and
lias rented the residence back of the
Mr. John P. McGaw is the Col
lector now for the Royal Arcanum,
and makes his headquarters at J. T.
L. Cochran's grocery store.
Wilkes & Derryberry have moved
their undertaking establishment
from the Bethell block to the Brown
block on South Main street.
Owing to an accident at the City
Grain & Feed Co's. mill, where the
Water & Light Company have a
temporary dynamo, the lights were
out Monday and Tuesday nights.
Several special trains passed
through Columbia yesterday morn
ing eu route to the Centennial, and
they were thoroughly packed. A
large number of Columbians went.
A spring at the lime kiln, that has
been dry for several years, com
menced running again one day last
week, and the water is still flowing
in a large stream.
At the meeting of the Grand
Lodge of Odd Fellows in Nashville
last week, Mr. H. L. White, of this
city, was appointed Grand Mar
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will serve dinner in the Grigsby
building, on the north side of the
square, next Monday. Patronize
Mr. J. K. Hughes, clerk at the Ar
lington Hotel, Franklin, was here
this week, looking for boarding
places for yellow fever refugees.
He says Franklin has more than she
can take care of.
A wise man considers stock, finish
and price. A foolish man considers
price. I have the three right on
cemetery work. Call and be con
vinced. 8. P. Payne,
Telephone 57. Columbia, Tenn.
At the recent examination held by
the State Board of Pharmacy at
Nashville, Marvin Crosthwait pass
ed, receiving the certificate for ' a
full registered pharmacist. Marvin
is at present with Woldridge & Ir
vine, and is a polite and accommo
dating clerk. His numerous friends
wish him well.
Messrs. West & Nichols, the un
dertakers, have just purchased and
received a new child's hearse. The
vehicle i painted snowy white, and
Is very pretty and attractive. This
firm is now fully equipped in the
undertaking business, with the
latest and most improved hearses,
pall-bearers' wagon, and everything
else necessary Tor the business.
If you like eood readinir, here is
an oiler you will accept. For $1.25
we will send you the Herald and
the Memphis Weekly Commercial
Appeal, and give you, in addition,
without charge, the book entitled
"Bob Taylor's Tales." This offr is
to new subscribers, or present ones
wno win nrst pay an arrears. . n
Dr. J. O. Williamson has pur
chased irom Messrs. J. L. Hutton
and John A. Oakes, the residence
where Mr. Oakes lives, on the cor
ner of ilisrh and Sixth- streets,
known as the Holdlnar place, paying
$4,500 Tor tne same. Dr. Williamson
will take possession the first of De
cember, and Mr. Oakes will move to
his former residence on the corner
of plxth and Garden streets
? Mr. F. L. Hawley, manager of the
independent telephone exchange of
Florence, Ala., was here several
days this week, the guest of Mr. W.
CJIinds. He says the exchange at
that place has been in operation
about two years, and Is In nourish
ing condition. The Bell Exchange
has about i)o subscribers, while his
has 112. Preparations are also being
made to establish independent ex
changes at Oxford and Anderson,
The Herald is a first-class detec
tive. Last week some one stole Mr.
Andrew Dale's bicycle, and he
placed an advertisement in the
Herald. This week Mr. Cam Mc
Kay, of Carter s CreeR, having seen
the description of the wheel in the
Herald, and seeing the wheel in
the possession of a negro, took
possession of it and returned it to
Mr. Dale. Advertising nays when
the right medium is used
The Campaign Cry
Is to go to White it Paim wood's
and buy your uroceries cheaper than
any place in town.
15 lbs best leaf lard $1.00
10 lbs good green coffee .. .. $1.00
8 lbs Arbuckle, 4-X or Le ye ring's
Smrar-hotise molasses, per gallon. . . .15
3 lbs best California prunes 25
uest i auroruia evaporatea peaches.
per pound 10
Best California evaporated apricot,
per pound 0
New large fat mackerel, 10c, 8 for. . . .25
10 bars beet laundry soap .25
New oat meal, oat flakes, cracked
wheat, grite, flaked hominy, pearl homi
ny at the lowest prices. We have all
the best Honrs, Ash ton's Best. Blue Seal,
White Loaf, Snow Drift, at 70c for 24 lbs
pack. Hay, com, oat, bran, cotton
seed for sale.
VTHITK A DAIMWOOD.
Bell Telephone St. North Main Street.
By the best store you know of
hereabouts. Compare our way of
treating you with the best treat
ment you ever got anywhere. Match
our prices up wit!) the lowest figures
you know of. Then let your own
judgement tell you if this is the
riyht store; if our way of doing busi
ness is the right way. Our prices
Lowest every day in the week,
and every month in the year. We
do not sell you one thing at half
value and overcharge you on Dtlu'is.
New Capes ani Jactets
just received. Neat and stylish, and
best of all, suited to economical
Have been going at a lively clip the
pastweek. Straws show which way
the wind blows. If you want stylish
Dress Goods at low prices, you need
not go any rurther. The only peo
ple who fail to buy from us when it
CARPETS and MATTINGS,
are those who fail to give us a look.
Seventy-two rolls of MATTINGS
and CARPETS just received.
Bought last week at a big discount
and will be offered &, prices that sti
fle competition. You have never
seen such beautiful patterns in mat
tings. Words are unnecessary, you
know we have the largest, bent and
cheapest stock of CLOTHING in
Columbia. Always have and always
will enjoy this distinction.
Mr. Howard Flanagan, Business
Manajrer of Innes' Concert Band,
writes the Herald that this famous
organization will give a concert in
this city sometime in b ebruary. In
nes' Dana piayea a month at the
Nashville Centennial, and is re
trarded by many as the flneet band
that has been there.
A delightful German was given at
the Century Club last Friday even
lng, complimentary to aliases Helen
Dewls and Katherine Hatch. The
dance wa3 led by Mr. W. A. Dale,
and tne following part icip ited : Miss
Virginia Carpenter, K li. Mathls;
Miss Bessie ImIp, Andrew J).iln
Miis Louise Dobbins iin FriHison
Miss Louise Frierson, Frank Borum
Miss Ethel Hendlev, Keury FiVan-
Miss Eva James, Connor Akin ; Mir
Margaret B. Hughes, Win, Evans;
Miss Mina McLemore. Him Will
iams; Miss Katherine Hitch, W.
W. Moore; Miss Daisy Lewis. J
Cheairs Mayes; Miss Minnie Toi
ler, ham Harlan ; Miss Daisy Tow-
ler, J. Hough Guest; Miss Sadie
Sheegoif, Ernest I arrell ; Miss V ir
ginia Webster, Fred Evans; Miss
Leigh hitthorne, Eugene Robert-.
Mrs. A S. James, Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Hparrow, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Snyder,
and E. C. rerry, chaperones.
Mrs. Robt. Pillow entertained
Jane Knox Chapter of the I). A,
last Friday afternoon. Elegant
freshments were served.
Miss Mary Gant gave a luncheon
Wednesday afternoon, complimen
tary to Mrs. E. E. Snyder; covers
were laid for sixteen.
Mrs. E. W. Carinack entertained
several of her friends at tea Tuesday
evening at the home of her mother,
Mrs. Ellen Dunnington, complimen-
tory to Mrs. Patton Williams of New
Misses Minnie and Daisy Towler
entertained at cards last Tuesday
evening, the following being in at
tendance: Misses Louise Frierson
and Virginia Carpenter, Messrs. W.
B. Wooten, Sam Harlan, Frank
Borum and Will Webster. Dainty
refreshments were served.
A Sliver Tea..
The boys of St. Peters have
planned another of their delightful
entertainments at the Rectory,
where they will serve tea, coffee,
chocolate and cocoa on the evening
of Nov. 5. There will be no charge
made, but every one Is expected to
leave a piece of silver with them be
fore they go. Come any time be
tween the hours of 6 and 9 o'clock,
and have a pleasant evening and
encourage the boys.
Town Talk !
The display in James Bros, win
dows is the prettiest ever seen in
Mrs. John Hagey has returned to
her home in Bowling Green, Ky
after a briet visit to relatives here.
Mrs. W. E. Balrd is attending
rresoytery at Biibioyvuie tnis week
We are glad to welcome Mrs. M.
L. AUord and family as neighbors,
John Johnson left Monday for
Caldwell, Texas, where he will
make his future borne.
Rev. and Mrs. Robert Smith vis
ited in our midst lecently. They
were on their way to their new
home at Ashland City, where Mr
Smith will take charge of the C. P
Mr. Will Lane has returned to. his
home in rsashvlle after a visit to
the family of Mr. J. C. McGaw.
Misses Nettie Hunter and Hallle
Rurkett were guests of Mrs. Frank
McGaw last week. Lorexa.
Should not be thrown away. Buy a W
nnrknirenf Diamond Dves otllv IOC. w
2 and with very little labor the ordinal
1 freshness of the gown will tie restored m
:.. .1 -.1 .. 1. ...ill I,.. .riiirntlv .7.
n III unwind HJlll . 11 Mu iin'iuvi"-"j
I Made New
I For Ten Cents
$ The Direction Hook and to satiu les of o
colored cloth that are sent free will J
explain how easy and economical it is l
ft to use
Diamond Dyes $
There arc special l;imU lor cotton kooJs, far
superior to any oliuip Iokii ilycstutts that
are sometimes so! J. A ten cont package colors
from one to live pounds ol goods.
For sale by your friends,
WO LI) HI DOE
Rev. W. T. Ussery will occupy the
pulpit of the First Baptist Church
next Sunday morning and night.
The Synod of Nashville Is in ses
sion at Shelby ville.
There will be the usual services at
the First Presbyterian Church on
next Sabbath, morning and night.
The subject of the morning sermon
will be: "Isaac's and Rebekah's
marriage!" The subject of the
night sermon will be: "The Chris
tian's Assurance!" The Ladies'
society of "Church Workers" will
hold their regular meeting on Tues-
day the 2nd of Nov. at 3 o'clock in
the afternoon in the session room.
It is desirable that there should be a
The pastor of Main Street Cum
berland Presbyterian church will
preach on the "The Soul Seeking
Perfection on next Suuday morn
ing. The Rev. W. P. Willis will
preach at night. ,Yoii will meet a
cordial welcome at these services.
D. T. Waynick, Pastor.
Rev. J. E. Hight preaohed at the
Raptlst churcli last Sunday morn
ing and evening.
TenneKsee ConfereneH, Culumliltt Dlntrlrt,
FIrxt Koiintl or (Jiuirterly Meettlng
Runker Hill Nov. 0,7.
Piegah Nov. 7, 8.
Klkton Nov. 13,14.
Smyrna No v. 14, 15.
Taylor's Chapel Mission at
Pleasant Hill Nov. lit.
Pleasant Valley Nov. HO, 21.
Dellrose Nov. 24.
VdarGrov6 Nov. 27,28.
Pulaski Nov. 2V'-
Bethell . Deo.l.
Diana 'Dec. 4, fi.
South Columbia leo. 10, 12.
Southport Dec. 11.
Columbia Dec. 12, 13.
Mt. Pleasant ... Deo. IS, 111.
Kehohoth Dec. 2o, 2ti.
Month is Dec. 211.
Lvnnville Jan. 1, 2.
Ciilleoka Ian. H, II.
Mooresville J an. 9, Hi.
District stewards meet in church at
Pul.lriki, Fi nlrtV, November 5, at 111:311 a
m. J. H. Sri' a ui , P. K.
A. M. K. COXKEKKNCK.
Ilolilliii; lis Thirtieth Annual Seltu at.
SI. I'hiiI'k Church.
The ,'iOth annual session of the
Touuessee Conference of the African
Methodist Episcopal church is being
held at Sr. Paul's A. M. E. Church,
und is attended by iiixiof thu leading
colored preachers of the State, who
have met lor the purpose or report
ing the results of their past year's
work and to be appointed to new
fields of labor. Bishop Moses B.
Salter, of Charleston, S. C, who is .
the presiding bishop over Kentucky
and Tennessee, is holding the con
The conference was welcomed to
the city by Hon. ,11. P. Figures, and
Misses Maggie L. Green, represent
ing the church, and M. Y. White,
representing tlie colored public
schools. Mrs. M. B. Salter also
made an address, and Dr. James A.
The conference met Wednesday
morning and will continue iti session
through Monday, when the preachers
will De appointed to their ileitis of
labor by the bishop. The following
officers were elected : Rev. 15. A.J.
Nixon, Shelbyville, chief secretary;
J. Jones, Fayetteville, recording
secretary; Bedford , Green, Nash
ville, statistical secretary; J, C.
Williams, Gilbert Brown, TV H.
Burns, J. P. Sebaston and T. White,
marshals; Dr. T. W. Hagler, G. T.
Gilniore. T. W. Hampton, reporters
to the official organs of the A. M. E.
Church. Chas. Stewart, of the
Chicago Inter Ocean, was Introduced
to the conference.
Yesterday was spent in hearing
reports from the preachers and
Cheapest Line oiy
School Books, School Supplies,
Baskets, Satchels, etc., He.
Wall Paper, ft?c, OJr, o:,c, etc.
MhlcH 2uc; Testament O.'ic.
Hitj reduction in Tamnockx. ,
llirjgest Tublct in Tnu n 0',r.
may 14. ; . A. D. FKIKUSON.
- Entertainment at Spring Hill.
Prof. A. H. Merrill, of Vanderbilt
University will give one of his popu
lar recitals on the first Friday night
in Nov.. the 5th, for the benefit of
the gymnaium to be erected at the
Branham & . Hughes school. Prof.
Merrill has made a national reputa
tion by his excellent work at the
different chataquas throughout the
country, and has more calls every
summer than he can accept. A de
lightful evening is assured all who
come. Admission 2" cents. Re
freshments at popular prices will be
T. C. Meadows & Co., and the
Tennessee Phosphate Company, of
Maury County, have diplomas of
honorable mention with Utodko
medal for their exhibits of phos
phate at the Centennial.