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Till!; tiOLUMlflA HKKAL.lt: r'l 1 1 A , JUNE IT. 1J1S
Now or Never.
i Best and Last Chance.
WE WANT MONEY.
You Want Goods.
You Have the Money.
We Have the Goods.
are on the
And all ot the next week
closing baturday, June 25, we
Our Entire Stock,
We mean just what we say. SSoKS
This shall be no fake sale. No
changing of cost marks on
goods. But an honest, dona
fide cost sale. Seasonable,
fresh goods, and an opportu
nity ot a lifetime.
Remember it takes CASH
to get these goods nothing
but Cash across the counter.
No tickets, no laying aside
goods, no samples given or
Next week will be the big
crest week's sales on record.
is a consumer s
only. No goods sold to mer
chants. THE MAURY DRY GOODS
and SH0 COMPANY,
Mm. W. A. Quarterman has re
turned from a visit to her daughter,
Mrs. Fred James, in Indiana.
Miss Mary B. Dowling leaves to
day for Lawrenceburg, where she
will spend several weeks visiting.
Mrs. Jane Dowell left yesterday
for Lewisburg to visit her hick
granddaughter, Miss Bessie Becken
baugh. Little Jimmie Jackson, the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson, is
ill with the tonsilitis.
Little Miss Eba Powell, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H.
Powell, is on the sick list.
Will Thweatt has gone to Law
renceburg to recuperate.
Mrs. L. l). McClain is improving
after a long illness.
Walter Smith had one of his
fingers badly mashed while at
work at the Pump Factory last
Miss Susie Griffith, of Mt. Pleas
ant, has been visiting Miss Ella
Mr. and Mrs Joe Regensburg
have moved from Garden street to
the corner of Thirteenth and High.
Mr. Regensburg, who has been
aillicted with chills and fever fr
the past two weeks, is able to be out
Wanted To Sell
Two No. 1 Grade Jerseys, fresh iu
milk, faultless gentle, irood indi
viduals, big milkers. A bargain
applied for at once.
Jno. E. Walkkr,
It at Maury Dry Goods Go
The will of the late R. A. McKay
was admitted to probate in the Coun
ty Court this week, his son, A. W. Mc
Kay, being appointed executor. The
will directs that all his property
shall be equally divided among his
o Gallons Molasses and Keg, $1.0.
You get 5 gallons of good mo
lasses and keg for only $1.50 at
Tucker Bros. Junel7-2t
Mr. T. N. Figures lias recovered
from a short illness.
Cabinet Photos $1.00 per
Fielden Bros', gallery.
Rev. W. R. McKennon
on the sick list this week.
Capt. R. D. Smith, we are glad
report, Is able to be out again.
Mrs. T. E. Lipscomb has been
the sick list for several days.
Mrs. J. C. Carroll, who has been
ill for several weeks, has recovered.
Wilkes & Derryberry, undertakers
South Main street, Brown Block.
Guy Iligley went to Nashville last
Friday to join Company B., and go
to the Philippines.
W. F. Tucker., Extr., offers some
valuable real estate for sale. Bee
Several colored persons were bap-
tispd in the river last Sunday after
noon by Rev. W. T. Nickerson.
Octie Cherry is one of the proud
est men in town.over the arrival of a
bouncing baby boy at his home.
Mr. A. B. McBride 19 Improving
slowly from his recent Illness. His
friends hope to see him out soon.
The rain which came last Sun
day evening just before church time
caused several of the churches to
Messrs. M. L. Eddy and John
Lancaster, Officer Lancaster and
brothers, Van and Leon, are up the
river on a fishing trip.
Dr. A. O.Kennedy, altera visit
to his father-in-law's at Buford's
Station, where he was taken quite
ill, has returned to Columbia.
Day boarders wanted. Call on
Mrs. R. P. Dilworth, in the Robin
son building, corner West Seventh
Mr. H. W. Webb, who has been
conducting a grocery store comer
Cemetery and Embargo Avenues,
has moved his stock to Mt. Pleasant.
Messrs. W. O. Gordon and W. H
Watson are laying the foundation
for a one-story brick building next
to W. W. Cherry's, on South Main
Miss Tennie Gartner, we regret to
report, is seriously 111 at her home
on North Malu street. Her nunier
ous friends wish for her an 6arly
Hon. Jas. A. Smiser is very proud
over the ownership of a handsome
picture of Mr. and Mrs. William
Jennings Bryan, presented to him
by a friend.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McLemore
have changed their plans and will
not go to housekeeping In the Pillow
cottage, but will continue boarding
with Mrs. Dobbins.
Messrs. T. C. Petri and N. Hirs-h
returned Friday from a successful
fishing trip up the river. They
were forced to leave a large portion
of their catch behind.
The salary of Postmaster Faris at
this place has been increased from
$2,100 to $2,200 per annum. The
salaries of a number of other post
masters in the State were also in
The high altitude, cool nights, fine
water, excellent table, De Pierri's
orchestra, and its accessabllity, all
go towards making Bailey Springs
the most popular resort for Colum
A train-load of Government horses
en route to Tampa reached Columbia
last Saturday night, and were un
loaded and fed at the stock-yards
They proceeded on their way Sun
Several parties of Columbia
young people have arranged to go to
Bailey Springs this season, and from
present prospects Bailey will be the
most popular place with Columbia
people this season.
Beginning with July 1 a reduction
in box rent at the post-oillce will
take place. This reduction was
secured with no little trouble by
Postmaster Fariss, and it will be of
much benefit to our citizens.
Clippings from the Galveston,
Texas, papers state that Mr. W. G.
Erwin, formerly of Columbia, has
enlisted in the Alamo Cavalry, Capt.
Schofleld, and will go to the front to
nght for his country' honor.
The Sunday-school of the First
Cumberland Presbyterian Church
picnicked in the Tyndall grove,
several miles out on the Santa Fe
pike, last Tuesday. The outing
proved a very delightful one.
Judge Holding's nomination
pleases "the boys," wherever they
may be. Hill Alexander, writing
from Macon, Ga., to renew his sub
scription to the Herald, says: "I
am simply tickled to death over
Sam's success. He was a great boy
and will make a great Judge.
Messrs. W. W. Moore, F. A. Shoup,
Isaac Walton Ball. F.G. Smith and
Robert Williams Smith returned
Tuesday from a Ashing trip on Buf
falo. Although they brought no
fish home with them, they vouch for
the fact that they had more than
they could eat.
Miss Addie Simms Bennett, who
was valedictorian in the graduat
ing class of the Public School this
As melody is to the ear,
and color to the eye, so is
frit it flavor in
to the taste.
OVER THE COUNTY
We put all of our gold into our
ICE CREAM SODA.
There is no secret about it. We
simply use finer fruit flavors
and put in more rich
Jersey lee Cream
than others do. Four new
things this season:
CREAM De MINT.
liLOOD ORANGE ami
Our unequaled Cherry Ice is
as popular as ever.
Mineral waters, Bailey Springs,
Blue Lick and Vichy, always
RAINS, THE DRUGGIST.
We are Agents for Bailey Springs
water and deliver it anywhere in the
city at 30c per gallon.
year, is the third sister to receive
highest honors at tnis school, ner
sisters, Mrs. J. H. Zuccarello and
Miss Angie Bennett, delivered the
valedictory on former occasions.
Capt. William N. Hughes, an old
Columbia boy, and son of Judge A.
M. Hughes of this place, is in the
armv of invasion that is said to be
now en route to Cuba. Capt Hutches
has belonged to the regular army of
the United Statts since 1879. The
best wishes of his old Columbia
friends will follow hiin on his dan
The Waynesboro Tribune says:
"In the absence ot County Supt
Garland. Prof. H. E. VVoodside, of
Waynesboro, has been delegated
to take charge of his orace and con
duct tie affairs of the sme. He
has decided to conduct a week's In
stitute, beginning Monday morning,
June 27, and closing Saturday alter
noon July 2nd."
Master Wa'ter Roberts, accom
panied by Dr. J. A. Edwards, went
up to wasnviiie ruesaay 10 nave an
artiflcal eye inserted In place of the
one which was recently cut out on
account of injury inflicted to it some
time ago. We hope Walter nas nad
all his bad luck, and that nothing
but good fortune awaits him in the
The Louisville Courier-Journal
says: "JMiss Kianca uzapsKi. win
leave about J uiy 1 lor unicasro :o
take a three week's course at the
Cook County Normal School. She
has lust been appointed one of the
faculty of the Athenajum, at Colum
bia, Tenn., where she was graduated
several years ago. Miss Czapski is
a vounir woman of fine mental at
tainments. After having graduated
at the Louisville Kindergarten
Training School last February, she
was appointed Principal of the
Mary Belknap Kindergarten, which
position she has filled satisfac
We Have Cut
Beginning to-day, and for a few days
thereafter, you can have any
TRIMMED HAT In our stock for
exactly HALF PKlCIi! For in
stance, you can buy one of those
tine hat note for $4.r0, and every
other trimmed hat exactly the same
way. And Sailors that formerly
sold for $1.50 have been marked
down to 75 centx.
We are not in the business solely
for pleasure, but in this instance we
give vou all the profits, and we are
For anything in the Mtltint'ry line,
MRS. M. E. WILLIAMSON,
T. If FIGCEBS' SHOE STOKE.
Farmers are laying-by their corn ,
Some of the farmers are digging
The Public School at Pleasant Mt.
Academy will close to-day.
Cabinet photos, fl.fio perdoz., war
ranted not to fade. Young & Evans.
Mr. B. F. Cheatham's barn, at
Hurricane Switch, was blown down
by the storm last Sunday afternoon.
A cow belonging to Mr. C. D.
Knight, at Htiversville, was struck
by lightning Sunday and instantly
Mr. Finis McKay, who has been
in Texas for tho past ten years, is
visiting relatives and old friends iu
The. voters of the 11th district will
elect a magistrate to-morrow, to fill
out the unexpired term of Esquire
Albei t Holt, resigned.
Johnnie Jones, of the Andrews
neighborhood, killed a chicken
snake one day last week that meas
ured six feet in length.
Mr. Marsh Ledbetter, of Camp
Branch, was stricken with paralysis
last Sunday. This is the second
time he has been stricken.
Mrs. Robert McLemore, Jr., and
little daughter, of Spring Hill, are
visiting her sister, Mrs. Henry
Pointer. Franklin Review-Appeal.
The ladies of the Hurricane Meth
odist church gave an ice cream sup
per at the school building last
Thursday night, realizing about $20.
The Citizens' Telephone line to
Caiter's Creek has been completed,
and is working beautifully. The
public station win Mr. Sam Nichols'
Mr. Will Jacobs and wife, of Car
ter's Creek, have been visiting M. J.
Kick man and family the past week
Lyuville Correspondent Pulaski
While gathering cherries one day
last week, Miss vesta Richardson
of Leftwich, fell from a treo aud
broke one arm and badly bruised
Mr3. J. A. Bishop and Mr. Tom
Castleman, of Cathey's CreeR, were
badly shocked one day last week by
lightuiug. They have about recov
ered from the effects.
The Cumberland Presbyterian
congregation at Pleasant Mount
have under consideration the mat
ter of erecting a new house of wor
ship in the near future.
The degree of Bachelor of Arts has
been oonterred by Vauderbut unl
versity upon Messrs. Nat F. Cheairs
and Robert Irwin Moore, of Spring
Hill, this county.
I have raspberries for everybody
Can send to country by hack
Three gallons for $1. Order by mail
or Citizens Telephone, iNo. 60.
It HORACE KAINEY.
Mr. J. M. Hun'er and wife, of Mt
Pleasant, came up this week to ac
company home little miss isessie
Hunter, who has been attending the
College. Williamson County News
Mr. William Craig, who has been
attending the bedside of his brother,
Esq. S. B. Craig, at Groveland, who
wa suffering from an injured foot,
has returned to his home iu West
Gov. Taylor has appointed Messrs.
Thomas Worthington, J. H. Car
penter and M. G. Riche, of this
county, as delegates to the Inter
national Mining Congress, which
will be held at Salt Lake City July
A heavy rain-storm, accompanied
in some places by strong gusts of
wind, visited sections ot ihi- coun
ty last Sunday, doing much damage
in several localities. Copious
showers have also fallen duriug the
Mr. Lee Murphey, who lives ou the
Mt. Pleasant pike, had one of his
hands badly hurt one day last week
while attempting to tlx. Ins binder
while it was in motion, one of the
needles" on the machine running
through the center of his hand.
W. T. Wilkes and W. H. B. Hill
of Nashville, will open a house for
the sale of pianos and organs on
South Main street in the Brown
Block. Give us a call before buy
ing, and save irom fou to f mu in the
purchase ot a piano and iroin ? IU to
$26 in an organ. Tuning and re
pairing a specialty. tr
We Rise to
and rich bargains can be gath
ered at our store with very lit
tle danger to your income. A
little money will go a great
ways here. This fact has en
abled us to sell more goods this
season than evtr before. Our
cash buying policy puts us in
position to more than meet
competition when it comes to
Although this Is just the sea
son to buy this class of goods,
have made a big cut through
out our entire line. Life is
not worth living unless you
have comfortable apparel.
Beautiful line of
that it i "tly time" and to re
mind you that tins best thing
yet invented for catching flies
STICKY FLY IUl'EK.
.The manufacturers have im
proved their paper for this sea
son. It sticks bettor and ca'ch
es more flies. We have tested
its sticking qualities.
WOLDRIDGE & IRVINE,
at quite a reduction. Com
mencing this week we will of
fer EXTRA INDUCEMENTS
to reduce our large stock of
Carpets, Mattinp, Rues and
LACE CURTAINS. If you
expect to live through the
summer you must have a light
weight suit. Our
Stripei, or Plain Linen Suits
are cool and dressy, while our
ALPACAS, SERGES and SI
CILIANS you will find quite
An immense stock of STRAW
HATS must be reduced at
once. No reasonable offer will
(irand Jury Report.
The Grand Jury last week return
ed their report for the May term
of court, stating that they had visi
ted the poor-house and found every
thing in good condition, and also
that they had examined the bonds
of the different officers in the County.
Court records ami found them all
ITIOPOSALS FOR ORDNANCE
1 Sctpmes. Columbia Arsenal,
Columbia, Tenn., June 7, 1S!8. Seal
ed proposals, in triplicate, will be
received until 2 o'clock p. in., Jily
7, 1898, for furnishing Cord, Lime,
Cetneut, Glass, Forage, Hardware,
Building Materials, Fuel, Paints,
Oils, Tools, etc., during fiscal year
ending June 30, 18!K). Information
furnished on application to Major
John E. Greek, Ord. Dept.
June 10 U
We have Just received a
Beautiful Line of New Goods,
which we have placed on sale
at prices that mean loss for us,
but gain for you. Every hat
in our stock will be sold
At and below actual Cost.
You should not "ail to secure
Miss BEATRICE KERW1CK.
At the Maury Dry Goods Co. s
BK0KE OPES CARS.
Arch Warren, a Negro, Arrested on
Officer Craft made a good catch
last Saturday morning about 1
o'clock. In the person of a neirro by
the name or Arcn warren, ur late
a number of freight cars have been
broken into at the depot and numer
ous articles of merchandise stolen.
The officers have been watching for
the guilty parties for some time, ana
last Saturday morning otneer urart
was rewaraeu Dy catcning warren
In the act of stealing a sack of n ur
from a car which he had broken in
to. The negro was placed in jail,
and Saturday morning, when he was
brought before Judge Erwin for
trial, he pleaded guilty to the charge,
and was bound over to the Circuit
Warren s home is about five miles
from town on the Shelby ville pike,
but he has been staying about town
a great deal lately. He now nas a
prospective home in the State prison.
Sam It. Nichols,
of Carter's Creek, has telephone con
nection with all parts of the county,
using both the Bell and Citizens',
and wauts to buy wheat, delivered
at any railroad station in Maury
Chief Campbell, of St. Lonlt.
The St. Louis Republic of Vast
Sunday says: "Friends of Chief of
Police Campbell, to tne numDer or
150, will tender a dinner in his hon
or at the West End Hotel next Wed
nesday night, from 10 to 12 o clock.
Those instrumental in tendering the
dinner are among the most Influen
tial citiz-f ns in town, and they have
agreed to adopt this method of piy
inir their respects to the new Utiler,
and assuring him of their good will
and hearty support In the future."
Mix" Elizabeth Suansburij.
The friends of Miss Elizabeth
Swansburg were shocked and
grieved to hear of her sudden and
rnnst . untimely dentil, which or
curred yesterday morning at half-
past six o'clock, in Nashville. Miss
Swansburg had gone to Nashville to
be under tne treatment ot ur
Douglas, and last Friday underwent
an operation, which she passed suc
cessfully and from tne etlects or
which she was rapidly recovering
Lat Tuesday morning, however
she developed a heart trouble, and
from this attack she never rallied
Miss Swansburg came to Colum
bia several years au-o, and. in coin
pany with her brother, Mr. Frank
Swansburg, established the Racket
Store here. By thrift and industry
and courteous treatment, they
builded up one of the largest busi
nesses in Columbia, and iu this way
she became widely known over the
county, and the announcement of
her death will be sad news to her
large circle of acquaintances and
She leaves surviving' her father
and mother, and the following
brothers and sisters, who have the
deepest sympathy of the entire com
munity: Frank Swansburg ami
Miss Rena Swansburg, of this city;
Ruby Swansburg, of Fayotteville,
and Harry Swansburg, of Macon, Ga.
The funeral services will take
place this afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the family residence ou rsortn uign
street, conducted by Hev. J. It.
Thompson, aud the remains will be
laid to rest in Hose Hill Cemetery
Mr. Frank Young, of Groveland,
died suddenly last Thursday night
from heart disease, lie women
hard during the day Thursday and
retired in the evening in seemingly
good health. About midnight, how
ever, he awakened the family, ask
ing for medicine, and shortly after
wards he expired. The remains
were laid to rest Friday at the
Bethany burying-ground. Deceased
leaves two sons and frhree brothers.
-BARR & OAKES,-
We carry everything our line of
business calls for, whether it be the
most' expensive or more modest la
Our stock Is bought to accommo
date those in distress, and our prices
are neither for the rich nor the poor,
but to suit the occasion for those
favored of fortune, or for the humble
home where cruel Death has made
his always unwelcome visit.
Our busiuess motto is to "Do as we
would be done by," and to consci
entiously discharge ALo sacred
trusts committed to our care.
Whether night or day, telphone
calls will be promptly attended to.
Office, Citizen' Telephone No. 130.
A. It A Kit. Residence.
Hell Telephone A.i.f.
JOHN A OAKKS, Residence.
OtUeiift' telephone. No. 5. 'I.
YOU CAN'T FOOL
Hoard of Equalization.
The board of Equalization met
Monday iu the Circuit Court rom.
and will remain in session for ten
days. The Boad is composed of
Messrs. G- U. Kirk. w. . Mtzpat-
rick and W. H. McFall. with Judge
Looney as chairman ex-otllcio.
When it comes to groceries.
They know good uroceries from
experience and ttiey know good
values too. Uur trade nas Deeu
steadily increasing and the
reason is plain : Vc yh e frrsh
wliolei(j)ne froct ri 8, full mean
urr at rtdHonable prices.
This is headquarters for field
Frierson & Embry,
Cor. S. Main ail Hth street,
'Phone 107. Oaken BullilluR
We sell Myers' pumps, hay
and water tanks. See
tf Satterfield & Dodson
1THLIC SCHOOL FACULTY.
COL. A. M. 11 1'MII EN.
He May He l'roinot"! to the Dace Filled
by Col. HurbIii.
Washington, June 10. Among
the nominations sent to the Senate
to-day was A. M. Hughes, of Co
lumbia, Tennessee, to be Lieutenant
Colonel, Eighth Rgiment, U. 8. V.
The appointment of Mr. Hughes
has been airreed upon for some time,
Col. Hucirins having selected him
two weeks ago, and recommended
his appointment to the President.
Col. Huggins, of this regiment, is a
member or the regular army, anu
expects a promotion soon. This will
leave an opening ior ijieui,. vui.
Hughes, who will be promoted to
Colonel. Mr. Hughes was indorsed
forMie place by every member 01
the Tennessee delegation, his ap
pointment, however, was contingent
upon his raising a battalion of vol
unteers for the Eighth Cavalry.
This morning word was received
that the troops were ready to be
turned over to tho Government, and
accordingly his nomination was
sent to the Senate.
This is what the people, do when on
their guard in Columbia and want to
hay grof erien cheap. They go to White
At Daimwood'u, 2-' North Main street,
and there they get the following low
Cudnliy's "Rex" tirnnd of California
hams, per ponini a
Murpliv'H "Red tiruvy" bains, per lb. .1"
VI lbs hest country hint INK)
Fancy table syrup. In assorted fla
vors, per quart can 1
New millet seed. PT bushel 0
Hluo Seal and Ashton's Rest flour
per S!MI tack
17 lbs white clarified suar l.i)
tioldeu machine oil, per gallon li
Bell Thone 24. No. l North Main Ht.
Will W Tried This Morning.
Joe Dogger, a white man of this
place, was brought before Judge
Looney yesterday morning on tha
charge of attempted assault upon
the person of the little 13-year-old
daughter of Mrs. L. B. Ingram, a
widow woman who lives near the
county jail. At the request of the
defendant the trial was continued
until this morning at 9 o'clock.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
V. I. Lander to Mrs. Alice MeCord,
land in !Hh district, exchange.
Mrs. Alice McCord to Sirs. Mamie
Lander, house and lot in 1st Ward,
Mrs. Alice McCord to K. D lender,
house and ht til 1st Ward, exchange.
W. T. Krvant to U. W. lUmho Jund
w ife, loo acres in 4th district, fn.
Board f Education Elect Teacher For
The Board of Education met in
the City Hall last Tuesday night and
elected the public school teachers
for the next scholastic year. All of
the old teachers except Miss Ella
Cox, who did not make application-
were re-elected. Miss Maggie Miep-
pard was elected in her place. The
faculty now stands as follows:
White School. W. E. Bostick,
principal; Miss Mary Carpenter,
teacher or the two highest grades;
Miss Lucy Floyd, Mrs. C. W. Mit
chell, Miss Ellen Friel and Miss
Blanche Scott, hall teachers; Mrs.
L. P. McLemore, Miss Annie Voor
hiesaud Miss Maude Williamson,
assistants; Miss Maggie Hheppard,
teacher of penmanship and music;
Misses Mary Anu Taylor, Rebecca
Fariss and Annie Fleming, substi
tutes. Colored School. John H. Kelley,
Srincipal; Phoebe Armstrong, R. G.
ohnson, Amanda Dew, Minnie
White and Lura Andrews, teacher;
Annie P. Kelly, Lula Williams and
W. P. Irvine, substitutes.
The salaries remain the same, be
ing as follows: Principal of white
school, $S0 per month ; high school
teachers $15, assistants, Princi
pal of colored school, $.",( per month,
t he first teacher $:W, and the remain
ing four, 23 each.
Every woman should have one,
for they are neat, attractive,
substantial and cheap. A full
line of all tho pretty things la
Millinery is here.
MISS NKI.I.IR CAKKOLL,
Annex McKeiiuon, Anderson & Foster.
Find Mitliodist Picnic.
The Hunday-School of the First
Methodist Church will have their
annual picnic to-day at Stewart
Springs, about T miles from Colum
bia on the N..F.&S. railroad. They
will leave Columbia on the Florence
accommodation at 10:23 a. m., and
returning in the evening will arrive
home at 5:30.
Nell Your Surplus Produce
and buy a buggy of
tf KattkkfieM) & Dodson.
Potato raisers, remember we are
fully prepared to furnish barrels for
the coming crop. Low prices and
best goods guaranteed. All stock
dry aud well seasoned. A long ex
perience in this line enables us to
give the best potato barrel on the
market. Citizens' phone CO and
Bell phone 60.
tf W. F. Wilson Co.