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A NEWSrArER OF TO-DAY; PURE. IN TONE AND EXPRESSION; PROGRESSIVE IN AliL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY 26,1888.
DEMI I OR
DISCONTINUING OUR DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT,
And instead LARGELY INCREASE our stock of Clothing', Boots and Shoes, Gents' Furnishing Goods, and Fancy Notions
Giving them Special Attention, so that we may be enabled to offer the purchasing public a Full and Complete Line in each of '
these Departments, unequalled in McMinnville or any other town of its size, and at as low prices as they can be bought
in any city. Hence we will begin to offer at a
OUST sitted -
Local and Personal Briefs
Fresh Cakes at Brown's.
Parched peanuts at Brown's.
Lemonade nt Harwell Bros.
Choice banannas at Harwell Bros.
Bay dues and save fines.
C. T. Thurman, Sec'y.
Hamocks and Croquet sets at
"West A- Co., have a fresh barrel
of peach cider.
Call and get a glass of Milk Shake
or Soda Water at Smartt A Go's.
Ice cold soda water and lemon
ade at Northcut's.
The "Faultless," the leading ci
gar, for sale by West A Co.
Chas. T. Thurman is now agent
for the Singer Machine Co.
Smoke the Cyclone cigar. Sold
. by West A C.
A good stock of fresh groceries
on hand at Northcut's at all times, at
lowest cash prices.
Ice in any quantities from a
pound to a ton, at D. L. Brown's, at
Our Faulkner Springs letter for
last week did not reach us until the
paper had gone to press.
Smartt A Co's., stock is full and
complete of everything that can be
had to eat. Candies of every kind
Mrs. W J. Clift, of Chattanooga,
arrived Wednesday to spend a week
visiting relatives here.
For Rent A three room cot
tage on Locust Street. Apply to J
For fine cigars and the best chew
ing and smoking tobacco, go to Har
The largest assortment and fresh
est stock of candies in town will be
found at D. O. Jenkinu'.
Another series of shares in the
Building and Loan Association will
be opened on the first of June.
Ogilvie's Popular Heading and
ing and Frank Leslie's Popular
Monthly for June, nt I). L.
Miss Laura Ramsey
Nashville Monday morning to visit
friends for a week.
Miss Emma Wood went to Nash
ville last Monday to see the drill and
Harwell Bros., have a full stock
of fresh candies. They make a spe
cialty of Mitchell's hand-made can
dies. a large new stock ot tresh con
fections, crystalized fruits and candies
in general just opened at I). L.
Mrs. T. C). Raglcy and children,
of Fayetteville, nre here spending
several weeks with relatives. Mr
Bagley came up Saturday last and re
WE HAVE CONCLUDED
PDulT DETni TPTIHM on Saturday, may 26th, and con-
UlAllrll 1 A 11 U U O 1 1 U 1 tinue until they are all closed out, our entire
stock of Dry Goods, consisting of AYoolen Dress Goods, Sateens, White Goods, Prints, Lawns,
Ginghams, Chambrays, Batistes, Table Linens, Tickings, Domestics, Cotton Checks, Cotton
and Woolen Flannels, and many other staples. Also our entire stock of Laces, and Swiss
and Jaconet Edgings. These goods must be disposed of at once to give us time for making
a change in our stoiy-room before receiving our Fall Stock, and prices will be made to make
them go quickly. Xow is the time to lay in a supply, even if you do not need them, as it is a
rare thing for a choice stock of goods to be thrown on the market at the prices we will "(juote.
Call and see for yourself.
J. Q M. HQSS & SOEL
ast sweepiitg- SEIDTJCTIOTS IIT "WHITE .g-oods.
. Mr. II. Rham, who is engaged in
business at Chattanooga, visited his
family here last Monday and Tues
day. All persons indebted to W. I).
Northcut, on old books, are hereby
notified to come forward and settle at
once, and thus save cost.
-Rev. A. T. Crawford left Thurs
day for Smithville to deliver an ad
dress on the same night at Pure
Fountain College. He will return
The picnic and sale of lots on
Ben Lornond Thursday did not
draw a very large crowd, but all who
wenup enjoyed the trip very much.
Only four or five lots were sold.
Mr. II. R. Etter and his two lit
tle sons, Robert and Wade, left last
Monday morning for California.where
they go to make their home. The
Standard wishes them all much
success and happiness.
Should the -weather be too un
favorable to hold the strawberry and
ice cream festival in the park tonight
(Friday), it will be held in the base
ment of the C. T. Church, and all are
invited to attend.
One of the first ordinances which
our new board of Mayor and Alder
men should pass should be a law pro
hibiting the erection of any more
frame buildings within the fire limits
Mrs. Lizzie Stoner died at her
home on Spring street, in this place,
at 4 o'clock p. m., on the 22d inst.,
after a brief illness. A funeral ser
vice was held on the following day
and her remains were taken to Pleas
ant I lill for interment.
Miss Ada Thurman returned
home last Monday from Winchester,
where she recently graduated from
the Winchester Normal. Her sister,
Mi&s Nora, who went down a week
before to attend the commencement
exercises, also returned.
One of the Bedford county negro
barn burners was arrested last. week.
This species of crime is becoming en
tirely tod prevalent, and we have
had one or two sporadic cases in this
county. A few sporadic hangings
would likely bring about a very
wholesome reform in this matter.
Messrs. Sagcr A Bass have pur
chased the store building occupied by
West A Co. Workmen are now en
gaged in remodeling the building,
and the new owners will open a sad
dle and harness shop on the second
floor, with a sample or display room
below. West A Co., will still occupy
a portion of the building.
Dr. J. II. McNeilly, of Nashville,
and Rev. J. F. Cannon, of Shelby-
ville, who were here to install Rev.
F. L. Leoper as pastor of the Presby
terian Church last Sunday, returned
to their homes on Monday morning.
The services were quite edifying and
impressive, and the church was filled
to its fullest capacity. The several
sermons preached by the visiting
clergymen were very much enjoyed
i by all who heard them.
TO MAKE A CHANGE
Mr. P. G. Potter, of Dibrell, pass
ed through here last Monday morn
ing, enroute to Nashville.
Mr. W. II. Magness, Jr., assist
ant cashier of the National Bank of
McMinnville, spent several days of
this week at Sparta.
Tullahoma litis at last gotten
ahead of McMinnville in one enter
prise. They have a military compa
ny there now. But they can't crow
over us much we have two brass
Mr. Chas. Colville was called to
Rutherford county last week to at
tend his wife, who was taken quite
sick while visiting relatives there.
His little boy, John Lytic, has been
quite sick also, but both he and his
mother are improving now.
Br. N. A. Neely left Wednesday
for Cookeville, and will be absent on
professional business for ten days or
two weeks. An erroneous impres
sion has become current that Br.
Neely was contemplating permanent
removal from McMinnville. He re
quests us to say that there is no foun
dation for the rumor whatever, and
that he has had no such
The regular annual meeting of
the McMinnville Building, Loan and
Savings Association M ill be held at
the Courthouse on the first Monday
night in June, at 8 o'clock, for the
purpose of electing a Board of Direc
tors for the ensuing year, and such
other business as may come before
them. All stockholders should be
present or represented by proxy.
A. H. Faulkner, President.
-Our Circuit Court adjourned
Wednesday, having disposed of about
sixty cases. Joe Webb, on trial for
the killing of John D. Hawkins, was
convicted and sentenced to ten years
in the penitentiary.' A motion for
new trial was overruled, and the case
was appealed to the Supreme court.
In the case of David Cutler, on trial
for bigamy, there was a hung jury,
and the case goes over for a new
hearing at next term of court.
By the new schedule which went
into effect last Sunday, the Sunday
train on our road was discontinued,
and an extra train which was men
tioned last week, was added to run
daily, Sundays excepted. It reaches
here from Tullahoma at 8 o'clock p.
in. This enables any one to leave
here in the morning for Nashville,
remain in the city three hours, and
return home the same day. Some
other changes in the running time of
the trains will be made next Sunday.
We hope the business of the road will
be sufficient to continue the three
Mrs. Geo. T. Lewis has, been in
fsajhville for two or three weeks at
tending at the bedside of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Campbell, and Miss Blanche
Lewis went down last Friday in re
sponse to a telegram announcing a
very serious turn in Mrs. Campbell's
illness. The latest reports received
here state that Mrs. C. is somewhat
improved and hopes are now enter
tained of her ulffmate recovery.
IN OUR BUSINESS BY
D. O. Jenkins' stock of groceries
is always fresh. Nothing but the
best goods at lowest prices for cash.
Mrs. W. S. Maddux, who has
been visiting relatives in Chattanooga
for two weeks, will return home today
Tullahoma Guardian: Rev. T.
M. McConnell left yesterday evening
for Wytheville, Va., where he will
deliver the annual address before the
Plumer Memorial College. He will
be absent two weeks.
Mr. W. A. Johnson, real estate
agent and notary public, has an ad-
vertisement on our last page today.
He wants to buy some large tracts of
timber and coal lands.
The first part of the week would
not have been a very seasonable time
for military drills or other out-door
displays of good clothes in McMinn
ville. "The blue vaulted canopy
above" was in a very leaky condition
up to Wednesday night, when "the
clouds rolled by," and Lunar came
out with a very bland smile on her
We call special attention of our
readers to the advertisement of J. P.
Gartner, to be found on another page.
In addition to the various kinds of
vehicles which he builds in his
shop, he carries in stock the best
quality of Eastern buggies at lowest
prices. He also sells the celebrated
Piano Mowers, Reapers and Binders.
Call and see his stock.
-Rev. D. C. Kelley I). D., of
Nashville, will preach the commence
ment sermon for C. F. College at the
C. P. Church tomorrow morning at
11 o'clock. There will be no morn
ing services at either- the Presbyte
rian or Methodist churches, but
regular services will be held in both
of these churches at night.
Remember the change which D.
O. Jenkins will make in his business
on the first of June. Ills' delivery
wagon will be discontinued after
that date, and he will positively sel
no more goods on credit. But when
you want the best and freshest
groceries at lowest prices for cash,
that will be the place to find them.
Messrs J. C. M. Ross A Son
announce a very important change
in their business through our adver
tising columns .this week. They
have determined to close out their
dry goods department, and increase
their stock of clothing, boots, shoes,
furnishing goods and notions. To do
this they will offer their largo stock
of dry goods at great reductions in
is thus offered
buyers to secure some very
The Buckeye Mower
Has high wheels, no side drait, no
neck weight, no cogs in gear wheel,
only two gearings, levers for titlng
and raising bar, concave guards,
steelfaced-heavy knife, perfect in
contraction and thu lightest draft
mower made. For Sale by Morford
A Biles. 4t
Commencenient, C. F. College.
Sunday May 27, Annual Sermon
by Rev. Dr. Kelley.
Monday night, Play, entitled "Red
Chignon," Calesthenic March and
Drill, Vocal and Instrumental Music.
Tuesday night, Annual Concert
and the Operetta known as Lalla.
Wednesday night, Exercises by '
Graduating Class, Coufering Degrees
and Awarding Medals. ''
Exercises will begin each evening '
The Bargain Counter at 0. M.
man & Sons'.
Next Tuesday we will fill our Bar
gain Counter up with 10 doz. gloves,
from 10c to 20c. 150 bolts of lace at
2Jc to 13c. .'6 d"oz. handkerchiefs at
2ic to 10c. 10 bolts of fine woolen
dress goods and 100 styles; of fancy,
dress buttons worth 13c, 20c, and 25c,:
all at 10c. This is a better chance
than we have given you yet, and we
will look for you Tuesday,
O. M. Thurman A Sons.
Dr. Knapp is still at the Warren
House. . Those having defective vi3- '
ion should call on him soon and have
their sight restored by the scientific
application of spectacles, as he expects
to leave McMinnville about June 5th.
McMinnville, Tenn., May 14, 1888;
We have investigated Dr. , Knapp's
method of testing the eyes aa well as
a large and rare assortment of Opti
cal Instruments and Lenses ased by
him for correcting defects of vission
and believe him to be thoroughly
qualified in his profession to relieve
the various infirmities of sight by
the Scientific application of Specta
cles and as such recommend him. ;
Tnos. Black, M. D.
N. A. Neelev, D. D. S.
J. M. Burger, M. D.
G.J. Harris, D.D.S. ,
Rev, A. T. Crawford, . r-
Pastor M. E. Church, ic
Prof. Y. E.Beli,, .. . r;!
i ,, . Supt. City Schools. .;i
Mrs. C. C. Murphy anddaughter,1
Miss Ida, left Monday1 morning ' for-
Nashville, where they . will spend
some time visiting friends and , rela
tives. Notice to Taxpayers.
All taxpayers of Warren county
who have any complaints to make
before the Board of Equalization will
please come early after the first Mon
day in June. It is their duty to my
deputies and myself, if they think
they have been erroneously assessed,
to make complaint to the Board, and
sae all unnecessary expense to the
county. I want all mistakes correct
ed. The people of Warren county
will please accept my best regards
for the kindness they have shown
me while among them.
J. F. St. John.
Ex-Gov. John M. Palmer was
nominated for Governor by the State
Democratic Convention of Ullnoi?,
Wednesday, on first ballot.