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VOL. IX. MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY 26,1888. NO.27. M l3 EW DEMI I OR 11 jry 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 - Tot Topics 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 Smartt's. "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 lowest prices. 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 W. Irwin. For fine cigars and the best chew ing and smoking tobacco, go to Har well Bros. 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 Brown's left for Nashville Monday morning to visit friends for a week. Miss Emma Wood went to Nash ville last Monday to see the drill and the Kirmess. 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. Brown's. Mrs. T. C). Raglcy and children, of Fayetteville, nre here spending several weeks with relatives. Mr Bagley came up Saturday last and re turned Monday. 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 today. 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 of McMinnville. 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 bands. 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 intention. thought or 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 trains daily. 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 (Friday). . 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 face. 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 prices, begining good opportunity is thus offered cash buyers to secure some very goods. The Buckeye Mower cheep 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 ' at 7.45. The Bargain Counter at 0. M. man & Sons'. Thur- 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 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. 08 0