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T1IK CHILIFMHIA IIKIAU: KKIIaV. DECKMKE1M6
Take Time s Forelock
GET HEADY for CHRISTMAS,
come to lite mauty Dry Goofls anil Slue Slore
SELECT YOUR USE-
I FUL PRESENTS!
than a set of Linen Towels. A handsome
Linen Cloth. A set of Linen Napkins.
A dozen Embroidered Handkerchiefs. A pair of
fine Kid Gloves. A box of Hose. A fine Um
brella. A pair of fine all-wool lilankets. A nice
Cloth or Hush Cape. A pair of Gents' or Ladies'
Slippers. A fine Silk or Wool Dress. A nice
Necktie, Four-in-IIand, Puff or Teck Scarf.
OUR BUYER is back from the second trip. The
good things are here. He made a "ten strike"
with the ready cash got in on the ground floor
at the great forced clearance sales.
They're Coming In. New silks, New cioths,
New Dress Goods, New Wraps, New Handker
chiefs, Gloves, Embroideries, etc., etc. New
Flannelettes and Outings. In fact a complete new
THREE SPECIALS-ONLY THREE FOR
Combs, brushes, Mirrors, Scis
sors, Seals, Sealing; Sets, Paper
Knives, Stationary Sets, Match
Boxes. Stamp Boxes, Clotli
Brushes, Hat Brushes, etc.
Punch or Frappe Bowls, Claret
Jugs, Ice Tubs, Berry Bowls,
Salad Bowls, Celery Trays, Tea
Bells, Ice Cream Trays, Purl
Boxes, Vinegarettes, etc., etc.
Leather Goods Department.
Librury Sets. Traveling Cases for
Ladies or Gents, Purses, Bill
Books, Bag Tags, Umbrella Tags,
Wrigt Bracelets for the watch.
In the finest leathers, including
Seal Skin, Monkey, Crocodile,
etc., both plain and sterling
Wave Crest Ware
This must be seen to be appreci
ated. Mountings all genuine
gold plate. Decorations hand
painted. Jewell Boxes, Cuff and
Collar Boxes, Fern Bowls, Photo
Boxes, Puff Boxes, etc.
NEXT SATURDAY AND MONDAY. Sfi WiD2 CaneSl
iTjl English Oakes, sterling mount
Plush Capes, Thibet Fur Trimmings, Beaded or
Uraided. The early season $5.00 kind at
Plush Capes, Thibet Fur, no braid, plain, worth
(2) Two lots Embroidered Handkerchiefs the're two won-
Scolloped and Embroidered, most lPrt 0 QOfJ
iuu a luu.
of them pure linen perfect goods at .
Maury Dry Goods and Shoe Go.
Mr. Chas. Walker, of Lewisburg,
was here this week.
Editor A. C. Floyd came over from
Chattanooga this week.
MUs Jo'ie Lewis, of Pulaski, isthe
guest of Miss Alice West.
Miss Amanda Harlan is back from
an extended visit to Nashville.
Miss Sadie Williams left last
week for Mississippi to visit friends
Jas. A. Smiser, Esq., attended
court in Lawrenceburg this week.
Houston Thomas has returned
from a business trip to Louisville.
Mrs. Lizzie Forgey, of Water
Valley, is visiting relatives in the
Miss Calista Hendley visited at
Sunnyside and Mt. Pleasant last
Miss Rosa Joseph, of Little R'ck,
Ark., is the guest of Miss Henrietta
Mr. William Gilchrist, of Boston.
Tkfn.-o la viaitinif the family of Mr.
iU"n1 & ----- o -
W. A. Ruttlo.
Mrs. James A. A vent, of Murfrees
boro, is the guest of her moter, Mrs
f. ori lUra. W. A. Scobie, of
Cincinnati, are guests of Mr. and
Mrs. E. L Joyce.
iri Will P lk has roturned to
Robinsonville, Miss., after a visit t(
relatives in this county.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wilson, of Cul
leoka, were guests 01 reiauvos 1
Columbia the past week.
Mr-. L. E. Polk, who is the guest
of her sister, Mrs. S. P. Harlan, w 11
leave in a few days for Cuba to join
her husband, Lieut. Polk.
Miss Mary Sue Meadors, sister of
Dr J T. Meadors. came out from
Nashville this week, and while here
was the guest of Mis Annie Hem-
Mr Thomas Erwin and daughter,
of Hickman county, and Mr. and
Mrs Sam Vestal, of Santa Pe.were
guests of the family of register Latta
Mrs J A. Guest returned Tuesday
from Chicago, accompanied by her
son Mr. J. Hugh Guest, who has
been til with fever. He is very much
Mr Harvev Naeld, who has been
. lL.nlv of the Bell Telephone
exchange' at this place for some
time, le ft yesterday to take charge
Hhe exchange at McKenzie.
Mr J 6. Withers, of Kingman,
Arizona has been on a visit to his
mother in .Birmingham, and stopped
r-nlleoka and Columbia, where
Sormerfy lived, to visit friend,
Mrs. Henry Martin returned to
her home in Midway, Ky;, this weeK,
fV-r a visit to her parents, Mr. ana
Mrs J J. Stephenson, at Ashwood.
She will retur to Ashwood about
Jn' Mamie Skinner, who has
benivi-iting her sister r ,r
REAL ESTA1K TRAXSFEKS.
John W. King and wife to Stewart
Irwin, lot in Mt. Pleasant, $1,000.
Stewart iV Irwin to .I.T.Alexander
lot in Mt. Pleasant, $1,100.
C M. Murphy to G. M. Swan, 13 acres
in 11th (list.. $113 51
Alice Graham to A. T. Uraxton, lot in
i!nri ward, $lio.
11. A. Hardison to Mrs. Knnora
Rnweii, A interest in land in 10th dist
M. 1". Mo wen to Kunora J. Jiowen, 1
interest in land, $2,iino.
Willmott Isowen to Mollie Rowen, In
lerest in land In 10th dist , 3,1;I).
H. V. Kenfro and wife to U. V. Foster
house and lot in t'ulleoka, $125.
hdwin Kennedy and wife to W,
Re 11 fro, lot in Culleoka, f.'i(l.
I. .1. Latham tolieo. W. Foster, lot in
Cul eoka, $100.
r. Is. Shaw et al. to (J. V. Foster, H
acres in (Stli dist., $1,10:: ,o.
ings; Hickory Crooks, Pipes,
full line Meerchaum and gold
mounted. Cigar and Cigarette
Holders; Cigar Cases, etc.
A Box of Cigars
is always an acceptable present
we have only the best; all pri
jjljl Cutlery Department.
Our line of beautiful Pearl
Knives, Sterling Silver Knives
mid Imported Razors, is unsur
RAINS, THE DRUGGIST.
We have the largest and best selected
stock in the city at the lowest prices:
;s lhs best stick candy 'Sin.
3 lhs best chocolate candy ftno.
It lbs tine French candy 25c.
3 1l)s tine California raisins 2.1c .
3 lbs best Hallowii date 2."c.
1 lb box rocleancd currents 10c.
1 lb box new seeded raisins 10c.
0 '.Mb cai s of whole tomatoes 3oc.
1 doz. best Florida oranges 30c.
I arge nice cocoanuts. each Oaf.
We have all kinds of 10 and 30 pound
buckets of mixed fancy candies for till
ing Christmas tree orders at whole
sale price. Come and see us.
J fi. IMIMWOOU.
No. fi, North Main Street,
Bell Telephone No. 113 4 Hlng;.
Personals Culled from Exchange.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Mitchell of
Columbia, spent Sunday here. Wil
liamson County News.
Hou. J. W. Fry, of Columbia, was
in the city Wednesday shaking
hands with his many friends. Mrs.
W. T. Keaton, of Columbia, visited
her father, Mr. F. M. Hunch, several
days last week. Giles County
W. J. Towler, of Columbia, made
one of his occasional visits to Leb
anon this week. Lebanon Tribune.
Mrs. Hallif Dowling returned this
week from Nashville, where she met
her brother, Mr. Will Lamkin, of
Oklahoma, whom she had not seen
for twenty-six years.
Wood Lochridge, who has been
ill for some time, is improving.
God has said "Come up higher
He has gathered one more jewel for
On Hitnrdav morning, Dec. ID, at
about 3 o'clock, after weeks of in
tense suffering, the pure soul of lit
tie Minnie Wells winged its way
home to Heaven. All anguish is
over; the pain-raked body is at rest
Ivo more suffering, no trials, no sor
rows. All peace, all ease, all happi
ness. Oh, mother! it is hard to give
your baby up, but our Father has
gathered her to Himself, and she
awaits vour coming. Think of it!
an angel at the gates of Heaven
watching for yon. Brother, to whom
she tried so hard to speak that last
message, she watches for you. And
those sweet, dumb lips will yet, up
vonder, whisper the precious words
she so longed to say on earth.
Gone home to Heaven! The days
will drag by, oh, how lonely! In the
silent watches of the night, you will
start and listen for her voice, calling
to you. She is calling, calling, call
ing. "Where lam, there you must
Mother, brothers, I wish I had one
word of comfort for your aching
hearts. I am impotent. God alone
can help you. and He will, for He
had need of her, and gathered her.
as a, flower, to wear on His bosom
"Oh, nt in cruelty, not in wrath,
The Reaper came that day,
'T was an angol visited the green earth,
And bore a llower away.
Christmas horns are beginning to
Miss Ellen Friel has recovered
from a spell of sickness.
Dr. E. G. Grant is erecting a new
dwelling house on South Garden
The Christmas bells and wedding
bells will bn making merry chimes
Marvin Crosthwait is clerking for
Woldrdge & Irvine during the holi
days. Rev. Mr. Hatcher, the new Metho
dist minister at Santa Fe, was in the
city this week.
A year's subscription to the Her
ald would be an appropriate Christ
mas pres-v'U for some friend.
Watson & Son's and Walter Bain's
brick building on South Main street
is rapidly nearing completion.
Hope Rebekah Lodge will give a
cake-walk in the Odd Fellows' hall
to-night. Admission, 25 cents.
Mr. Thomas Worthington and
family moved last week to Birming
ham, where tney will restae in the
Patronize the ladies of the First
Methodist Church next Monday and
Tuesday, and yet a good dinner for
For Rent Dwelling now occu
pied by E. J. Davis, ou West Sixth
6treet. Apply to W. S. Fleming.
The pupils of the public school
will give a Christmas entertainment
at the school building on next Fri
day, December 23.
Mr. L. C. Hickman ' has rented
his farm near Stiversvilla to Mr.
Jones, of Buford Station, and will
move to Columbia to live.
Last Saturday was the coldest day
experienced in this section this win
ter. The thermometer dropped as
low as 18.
Erie Voss, who has been confined
to his bed for several mouths, is
slowly improving. His friends hope
to see him entirely well soon.
A blazing chimney in Hood's res-
turant, on the square, caused the
fire alarm to be sounded last Tues
day morning. No damage was done.
Mr. James Daimwood was taken
quite sick this week, but we are glad
to report that he is able to be back
at his place of business again.
Mr. W. A. Ruttle has a pretty view
of last Thursday's street 'parade of
the First ana second Mississippi
regiments, taken with his kodak on
West Seventh street.
The fire company was called out
last Saturday night by the burning
of a negro cabin near Macedonia,
outside the corporation limits. The
loss was small.
I have for sale ten fine pigs, three
and a half months old, large for their
age. $20 for the lot, or $2 per pig.
Call at the Herald office.
tf F. D. Lander,
Mr. John Trotwood Moore has
been ill for the past few days,
threa ened with pneumonia; yester
day, however, he was better, and
his friends hope to see him entirely
A son came to bless the home of
Rev. and Mrs. Baker P. Lee last
Wednesday morning. The child
was named Theodore Skinner Lee,
for its grandfather, who died Mon
day in Danville, Va.
Pure bronze turkeys, Wolf and
Barbee strains, for sale. Price $1.50
per pair. Apply to
JNIKS.J. J. pTETHEXSOX,
decl6 3c Ashwood, Tenn.
A small blaze in a negro cabin on
Thirteenth street brought out the
fire company and about half the
population of the town and all the
soldiers yesterday afternoon. The
damage to the building was trilling
John M. ( Bud ) Dillon, the old Con
federate soldier, and well known as
an old-time printer, has gone to the
Confederate Soldiers' Home. Mr.
Dillon is in poor health. Out of
ninety six men, there re but two
printers in the home. Sunday's
The ladie of the First Methodist
Church will serve dinner next Mon
day and Tuesday iu the Odd Fel
lows Building on South Main
street. The proceeds will be appro
priated to the fund being raised for
the erection of an annex to the
church, to be used as a Sunday
school room. Let everyone attend.
Price 25 cents.
From now until Christmas. As
only a few days remain to re
duce this large stock, we have
made prices on every article that
speak more eloquently than
Our Ciipesnnd Jackets
have appealed to careful and
economical buyers throughout
the season. Our present prices
on these garments place them
within the reach of all and be
low all competition.
We must move our large stock
and have made prices on new up
to date styles that must induce
A beautiful line of
rt ceiving every day.
Cut Class and
g.& Always glad to see you in oar
YOLBRIDGE & IRVINE,
just received. The most appro
priat" Christmas present you
Our stock of
Carpets and Mattings
is most complete, and we are
offering special inducements in
We always have been and al
ways will be leaden it) this line.
This department has always
been our special pride. None
can show you the variety we
carry ; none can meet our prices.
This immense stock was bought
for CASH you shall have the
Will Irvine, an employe of the
Cumberland Telephone Company,
met with a painful accident one
day this week while unloading tele
phone poles near Suininertown, by
one of the poles slipping and strik
ing him on the bach. He was orougnt
to his home In this city, where, we
are glad to report, he is now slowly
improving:. His friends wisn tor
him an early recovery.
We carry everything our line of
business calls for, whether it be the
most expensive or more modest in
Our stock is bought to accommo
date those in distress, and our prices
are neither for the rich nor the poor,
but to 6uit the occasion for those
favored of fortune, or for the humble
home where cruel Death has made
his always unwelcome visit.
Our business motto is to "Do as we
would be done by," and to consci
entiously discharge a Li. sacred
trusts committed to our care.
Whether night or day, telphone
calls will be promptly attended to.
Offlce, Citizen' Telephone No. ISO.
A. It A H It , ltelclenre.
Hell Telephone 33:1.
JOHN A OAKKS, Kenl.lelice,
I'll Ihur' telephone No. 53.
a xeijko fokuek.
hats ! ac
hats HATS V.
. L. A Kaon
Prettiest styles and shapes,
'way below cost!
Miss Beatrice Kernel,
riEntrance through Maury Dry
Goods Co.'s Store.
Premature I'lirlttinas Celebration.
In the city court Tuesday morn
insr. Judir Erwin fined Martin Tay-
lOr f"' tOr UirUWIilt; lUluuca "ii
the Opera House staire during the
npr formance Monday night, he
also assessed Will Etes with a $."
for prematurely celebrating
Christmas by setting off fire-works
on the public thoroughfares.
Fine Line of
J. P. Stbekt & Co.
GOODS lor CHRISTMAS.
We have a full 6tock of Christmas
Candies, Nuts, Oranges, Raisins
Annies. Bananas, hire-works, etc
The following low prices should in
terest you and cause you to lose no
time in becoming purchasers:
12 lbs of gool Seed Pick Coffee. $1 no
3 lbs Best Prunes VJ.j
3 lbs Good Raisins 2.)
2 lbs London Layer Raisins 25
3 lbs Stick Candy 2."
2 lbs Best Chocolate Candy 4
2 lbs Nicfl MiX"d Cakes .40
2 lb Can Good Salmon lo
2 lb Can Good Corn 10
3 lb Can Lye Hominy 10
1 lb Can HestGratHd Pineapple, .lo
Cans Best Oysters 1.00
24 lbs Best Flour 0
14 lbs Good Country Lard 1 oo
1 lb Good Search Oo
!) lbs Bst Kir Soda 25
3 lbs Ktesh Grits " 10
7 lbs Good Cheese 1 00
1 lb Box NieeCurents 10
1 lb Can Baking Powder 10
Try one of those Red Gravy
1 Dozen Florida Oranges
17 ibs Best Granulated Sugar
18 lbs Best Clarified Sugar
5 gallons Bnst Coal Oil
4 lhs Best Oat Flakes
9 lbs Arbuckles Coffee 1.00
1 gallon Best Sugar House
TV HUE J1K0THERS,
North Main Street,
Below Old Jail.
Kelt Telephone 24. Citizen, 131).
Congressman Itufns K. Polk.
One of the Democratic Congress
men elected in Pennsylvania was
Rufus K. Polk, in the Seventeenth
district. Mr. Polk is a son of the
late Lucius Polk, a relative of the
venerable Leonidas K. Polk, bishop
of Louisville and a general in the
Confederate army. He is descend
ant of the great James K. Polk,
whose public life wa largely spent
in the halls of Congress, where he
became speaker before he was
chosen Governor of Tennessee aud
President of the United States.
M. S. Kuhii.
Mr. Mumford 8. Kuhn, former
Trustee of this county, died yester
day at the Asylum for the Insane,
near Nashville, where his sad afflic
tion carried him some three years
ago. His remains will reach here
this mormntr, and will be conveyed
from the depot to Rose Hill Ceme
tery, for Interment.
Minnie, the 10-year-old daughter
of Mrs. Ij. E. Wells, departed this
life last Friday night at the home of
her mother in South Columbia. The
little child had ben sick for only a
few days, and her death came very
unexpectedly, rne iunerai services
were conducted at the residence
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock by
Rev. J. F. Beasley, and the inter
mentwas in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The bereaved family have the
sympathy of everyone in their sor
Bushels new corn In the ear wanted
by the City Grain & Feed Co. See
or telephone theui. tf
wear longer and run lighter
any wagon on the market. See
tf Sattkrkikid & Dodson.
Royal Arcanum Odlcers.
At the meeting of Parnassus Coun
cil No. 4611, Royal Arcanum, last
Monday night, the following new
officers were elected : J. S. Orman,
Regent; A. Samuels, vice Regent;
E. E. Erwin, Orator; H. O. Fulton,
Past Regent; W. B. Dobbins, Secre
tary ; J. A. Oakes, Treasurer; T. E
Gordon, Collector; Jno. P. McGaw,
Sr., Chaplain; J. H. Gartner, Guide;
J. A. Titcomb, Warden; Jno. W
Lochridge, Sentry ; O. P. Rutledge,
representative to Grand Council,
o.,H A SI TumoQ ultornutQ' T V
nuu i ..... ...'.I'". . i v i ii , v . a.
Street, J. R. Lamb and A. S. James,
I'orged the Nmiiea of Wen Itolert and J.
C. Ooilaon to t'he'kn,
Willi" Grant, alias John Polk,
alias Claude Partee, et cetera, is a
colored gentlemen who is in a peck
of trouble just now.
Grant or whatever bis name may
he attempted to forge a check on
the Maury National Bank. Being
an atnattiT in the business, how
ever, his game w as easily detected,
and tie now has flattering prospects
for a virsit to the State penitentiary.
On last Friday Grant presented a
check at the cashier's window of
the Maury National Bank, calling
for ' and bearing the signature of
" Wes Robbert." The bank has an
account with Mr. T. W. (We)
Roberts, of Timmons, and Mr. W.
T. Challln, one of the clerks in the
bank, who was acting iu Cashier
Parker's place while he was out,
detected the misspelling of the
name aud suspected home thing was
wrong. He anked the negro to wait
a minute until he looked over some
papers, but the negro didn't cire to
t trry. and, making a liaxtv exit from
the hou-ip, esciped. Tuesday he
made hi appearance at the bank
again, attired in different clothes,
and handed Cashier Parker a cne.eK
for $5 "for corn," signed by "J. C.
Dodxon." The check was written in
the same scrawling hand as the first
one, and Mr. Parker knew some
thing was wrong and called Mr.
Chatlln. Upon being qu-xtioned,
the negro turned and lied. I lie
bank clerks and several others gave
chase, and took him in tow iu a
saloon on the ciuare. Ho was
turned over to the police, and upon
being searched a pistol, the bank
book of Mr. Vi. Don son, ot nm
inons, and some checks and accouuts
were found in his pockets.
To Merchants Only.
We would say For the Christmas
trade our stock of Candies, Fruits,
Nuts, Fire-Works and other season
able oods, will he complete and or
ders will bo filled promptly at Nash
ville prises aud a saving of freight
and drayage to you.
It E. W. Gambi.k, Gro., Co.
Mow Is Your Chance.
We are receiving our Christmas
goods daily and we have bought to
meet competition. To prove to you
what we say is true we give below
prices of a few articles: We will
sell for cash 9 packages of good
coffee for $1 ; 1" pounds good sugar,
$1; 16 pounds granulated eugar, $1;
T.i. find tnlYPfl ami Bfjplr
pandv. 10b pound: a first-class green The loldest Day.
Rio coffee, 10 pounds for $1. Every- Wednesday was the coldest day
thing in the grocery line at lowest this winter. The thermometer iu
prices and 16 ounces to every pound, froi.t of Titcomb's drug store regls
Come to see us and tell your neigh-j tered 8 degrees above zero at 5
bors to come and bring their butter o'clock in the morning, which is an
and eggs. We give market prices. unusual thing for this time of the
lec!6 2t Tlx ker & Brittain. year.
Masonic 0 (lifers.
At a stated meting of Lafayette
Chapter No. 4, R yal Arch Masons,
last Monday uight, the following of
ficers were elected for the ensuing
term: J. Frank Wiley, High Priest;
W.T. Ussery, King; W. T. Shock
ley, Scribe; E. G. Johnson, Capt. of
the Host; J. T. Williamson, Princi
pal eojourner; Joe Ritt, Royal Arch
Ciptain; E. E. Erwin, Master of
Third Vale; R. I.. McKinney, Mas
ter of Second Vale; W. A. Smith,
Master of First Vale; Frank Swans
burg, Treasurer; J. H. Dagger, Sec
retary ; J. M. Catler, Sentinel.
Hoard of Education.
At the regular monthly meeting
of the Board of Education last Tues
day evening, the following officers
were chosen: James Andrews, Pres
ident; W. S. Fleming, Vice Presi
dent; E. Yoest, Secretary aud Trea-
The City Grain fc Feed Co.,
antee you the highest market
for your crop of new corn.
Big Stick oriinnh.
See the monsfrou stick of cand
hanging in Buck's Ocean store.
Each customer who buys 25 cent
worth is entitled to a guess at its
weight, and to the fortunate oue who
guesses nearest its weight, it will be
given as a Christmas present. It
On December 31st Ly tie Cliff Dairy
will stop peddling milk, and our
customers wiii please arrange
accordingly. After that date we
will sell only pure cream and butter
from registered Jerseys. Cream a
specialty. Will supply all cream
and butter orders. L. P. Paik;ktt.
Alexin ler & Vaughn shipped 1
loads of cattle and 1 load of hog t
Houston Thomas shipped 2 loadi
of cattle to Louisville and 1 load ot
hogs to Nashville the past week.
Largest and best assorted stock l&
the city. See
tf Satterfield &DODSOX.
guaranteed to cure. a.