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MCMINNV.ILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, MAY lo, 1890.
x DINING ROOM SETS,
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM,
-CASH DEALER IN-
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, NOTIONS,
READ THE PRICES !
A good unlined calf skin shoe at
A nine button kid shoe at 1.CH.I.
Men's shoes at l.-V).
A good broga n at ) 1 .
All "wool jeans at 30 cents per yard.
These prices arc sufficient to convince you that I can and
will make it to vour interest to give me vour trade. Call and
A, C V
get equally low prices on all kinds of goods. My stock is new
throughout, and I will make extraordinary inducements to
cash customers. Xo coods sold except for Cash. Come and
see me in East room of the Opera House Block.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM.
Chancery Street, McMinnville, Term.
riease remember that I keep on hand a large and well assorted stock of
1FURHITURH OP AL& KIKDS,
-Consisting in cart of-
Bcadsteads, Bureaus, Washstands, Sideboards, Ward
robes, Safes, Tables, Chairs, Bed-Springs, and
Mattresses, Chamber Sets, Parlor Sets,
Bed Lounges, Looking Glasses,
uud in fact any and everything wanted in the Furniture line. Also in
I have a larger and better assorted stock than ever, from the very cheapest Coffins to the
best Caskets Burial Suits, etc., for men, Indies and children, for less money than von can
buy the goods for and make them. KMBAI.mXG A Sl'I't 1AM I Y. Remember
1 will not be under sold by nnyone, and everything guaranteed as represented. Give me
a call before purchasing and get prices. X. R. HARWELL.
Blackberries are in bloom.
Circuit Court opens Monday.
House to rent. C. T. Thurraan.
Thurman's Bargain week next
House for rent. Apply to IV L.
Ladies' silk umbrellas nt Thur-
The frame work of the' new de
pot is being put up.
Kingan's Sugar Cured Hams for
sale by D. O. Jenkins'.
White goods and challies just
opened at ThurniBn's.
Mr. J. C. Partin returned from
West Tennessee Tuesday.
See Thurman's advertisement in
another column. Bargain week.
Mr. W. A. Johnson was in
Nashville two or three days this
Mr. C. II. Parkton, of Hesperia,
Mich., is here this week prospecting
for a home.
Try Royal llolled Steamed Oats.
The best on the market. Sold by D.
O. Jenkins'. ,
Mrs. Frank Pearson, nee Biles, of
Sparta, is visiting friends and rela
tives here this week.
Found A pair of spectacles.
Owner can get same at this office on
payment for this notice.
We have heard no complaint of
damage to "vegetables from frost this
week, in this vicinity.
Thurman's is the place next
week for big bills or small bills. Bar
gains all along the line.
The municipal election for to
morrow, (Saturday) promises to de
velop considerable interest.
Spring chickens are getting ripe.
A few have appeared in this market,
but they were pulled rather earJy.
-D. L. Brown has received anoth
er new stock of cigars this week.
He has some new and excellent
ote lor men touay wno are in
thorough sympathy with our City
Mr. F. M. Smartt made an in
spection of the telephone line be
tween this point and Woodbury
Wheat has reached the dollar
mark, and now brings that price per
bushel. Flour has advanced in price
Dr. Sims and daughter, of Chat
tanooga, with a daughter of Mr. Sam
Heed, visited relatives here for a day
or two this week.
-Mr. Andy Smith and wife1, f
Colorado, formerly residents of this
county, itre here on a visit to rela
tives and friends.
Miss Birdie Lewis 'left this (Fri
day morning lor Nashville, when
she will visit friends and relatives
for two or three weeks.
Mrs. M. K. Munford, after spend
ing several months in r loriua anil
Alabama, returned home Tuesday
and will remain here during the sum
Mrs. G. W. Lewis, of Chancy
Tenn., arrived last Saturday on
visit to her relatives here, and will
remain for several weeks.
For the choicest delicacies in
canned goods, pickles, candies and
confections in general go to the cash
store of D. O. Jenkins.
The cold snap of this week was
what the old folks call "blackberry
winter." It is said that there was
considerable frost Thursday morn
ing. Mr. W. T. Murray is making
considerable improvements in and
around his new home on Main Street.
He has added a new front fence this
Mr. w . v . stowe, oi Florida, a
member of a firm of railway guide
publishers, was here a day or two
this week in the interest of his house.
With the assistance of Mr. 1). D. Car
son he made up sufficient" funds to
secure a prominent place for Mc
Minnvillo in "The Pathfinder" for
Mr. G. A. Beams arrived Satur
day last from Alabama, where he has
been working as special agent for the
Mutual Life Insurance Co., of New
York. He will leave for New York
The announcement of Mr. W.
W. Ware as a candidate for Register
appears in our columns today. Mr.
Ware is a resident of the second civil
district, we believe, and is favorably
known over the county.
Mr. John T Scott was married to
Miss Lillie Cantrell at the home of
the brides mother, on Main Street,
in this plac'e at five o'clock Wednes
day evening last, Dr. A. I). Philips
The Jessie French Piano & Organ
Co., of Nashville, have an advertise
ment in this issue. It is a reliable
house in every respect, anil any one
desirous of purchasing either a piano
or organ should correspond with
Our neighbor down the railroad
is going to make every effort to keep
pace with McMinnville, whether it
succeeds or not. Congressman Rich
ardson introduced a bill in the House
Wednesday for a public building at
Tullahoma, to cost $7",000.
Mr. T. F. Burroughs has pur
chased a half interest in the woolen
mills at Cave, White county, Tenn.,
and the style of the new firm i
Burroughs & Taylor Co. These mills
manufacture a fine quality of flan
nels, blankets and yarns.
The announcement of Mr. Brack
Womack, the latest candidate out for
Trustee and Tax Collector, will be
found in our columns today. Mr.
Womack is a resident of the 13th
civil district, and is popular wherever
known. He will make the race very
nteresting for all of the candidates.
The remains of Prof. J. P. Clark,
who died suddenly at Cleveland,
Tenn., on Friday morning of last
week, reached here on the noon
train .Saturday. The funeral occur
red at the residence on Smithville
Street at 3 o'clock thesame afternoon,
and was conducted by Rev. F. L.
Leeper. His wife has the heartfelt
sympathy of every one in her great
Mr. Morris Gaffin, who lives
about two miles from town out the
Beersheba road, had a very unfortu
nate accident a few days ago. While
climbing into his granary he fell' and
broke one of his legs, above the knee.
He had been suffering from rheuma
tism for several weeks, and was in
an enfeebled condition at the time of
the accident. We wish him a speedy
We call the attention of our read
ers in the Viola sectiou of this coun
ty, .with the contiguous portions of
Coffee and Grundy, to the advertise
ment of Dr. W. II. Moore, to be
found in this issue. Dr. Moore has
opened up a drug store at Viola, and
will carry a full stock of drugs, medi
cines, paints, oils, wall papers, etc.,
at all times. He shows a commenda
ble spirit of enterprise in keeping his
business prominently before the pub
lic. Nashville American, May :id:
Capt. John F. Waters, General Man
ager of the National Drill and En
campment at Kansas City, Mo., ar
rived in the city last night from At
lanta. Capt. Waters is well remem
bered in Nashville as having once
been city editor of the World. He is
traveling in the interest of the big
military encampment, and is here to
see the Nashville Guard and Linck
Zouaves. He is stopping at the
Maxwell House and leaves for Lou
The May issue of the Jenness-
Miller Magazine is not one whit be'
hind its predecessors in literary excel
lence and artistic merit. Its fashion
department is for beauty of designs
and originality of suggestions un
equalled at the present time. Its
talks on physical culture sustain the
reputation they have already won of
being the best papers on this subject
ever published. No woman who
values shapeliness of neck and beauty
of throat should fail to read the sug
gestions given in the talks on Voice
in the present issue of the magazine.
Address The Jenness-Miller
Pun. Co., 3fi3 Fifth Ave., New York
C. F COLLEGE O.VOK ROLL,
Spring Term. Third Quarter.
To win a place on this roll, the pu
pil must never be absent or tardy for
any cause, and must make an aver
age grade of not less than 90 per cent.
In lessons and examinations. Board
ing pupils are also required to attend
Sabbath school and church every
Sabbath during the quarter.
Miss Carrie Hall . New Boston, Tex.
Miss Annie Broyles, Spaita, Tenn.
Miss Maude Broyles Savannah, Tenn.
Miss Emma Broyles, Sparta. Tenn. .
Miss Virginia Beech McMinnville,
Miss Mattie Corley Clarksville, Tex.
Miss Clarene Campbell, McMinnville,
Master Trigg Campbell, "
Miss Sue Fulton Madras, Tex.
Miss Maggie Belle Fisher, McMinnville,
Miss Kittie For J, Atkins, Ark.
Miss Annie Lee Faulkner, McMinnville,
Miss Lida Faulkner,.. "
Master llerschel Fun Ik ner, ' "
Master Joe J. Finney,.... "
MisH Bessie Ie Finney, ., "
Miss Bessie Halsvll, Richardson, Tex.
Miss Sallie Halsell, " "
Miss Gertrude Irwin McMinnville,
Miss Elenora Laie, Sparta, Tenn.
Miss Minnie Matthews, Bass Station, Ala.
Miss Roberta Thillips, Franklin, Ky.
Miss Cleo Roberts, Columbia, Tenn.
Miss Mary Shook, Hcotsboro, Ala.
Miss Maude Scarlett, Atkins, Ark.
Master George Suinback, McMinnville,
Miss Maggie Young Clarksville, Tex.
Miss Japie Whitson, McMinnville,
Miss Pauline Whitsou, "
Sew Telegraph Line.
Mr. II. II. Faulkner, of this place,
has the contract for furnishing the
poles for the erection of the new Pos
tal Telegraph-Cable Co's line through
this county, and will begin deliver
ing them along the line at nee. The
poles will be between forty and fifty
feet in height, above ground, and
will carry eight copper wires. The
Postal Telegraph-Cable Co., is an or
ganization in connection with the
Commercial (Mackay-Bennett) Ca
bles, and has abundant capital be
hind it. Mr. Robeson, manager of
the construction department, is ex
pected here todaj; (Friday), and Mr.
Faulkner informs us that the line
wjH be built through Warren county
within,the next forty days.
Smith Em'tipe from Jail.
John B. Smith, Alias Charles
Smith, who had been confined in the
jail at this place about a month, effec
ted his escape about daylight Tues
day morning. Smith was under in
dictment in this county for burglary,
and was also wanted in several other
states for like offences. Smith hail
been in durance vile several times
before, but always managed to es
cape. He was arrested in Altamont
by Sheriff Rheay, and confined in
jail here. He either carried a knife
Into jail with him, or had it con
veyed to him in some manner from
the outside, with which he .managed
to cut his way through the roof, just
over the rock wall. Smith is a one
armed man, and a desperate charac-,
ter. He told the officers that our
jail would not hold him, and that he
would not be here for trial. Sheriff
Rheay raised a posse anil went in
pursuit of him Tuesday evening, but
he has not been recaptured yet, and
not likely to be soon. It is quite
probable that he fell into the hands
of waiting friends soon after making
ESCAPES FROM FAYKTTEVILLK.
News was received here by wire
this (Friday) morning that Smith es
caped from the jail at Fayettcville
last night. He was arrested and
placed in jail there Wednesday we
presume, but is again at liberty.
Send or Bring
The head of your sewing machine
to James Lloyd, the celebrated sew
ing machine repairer of Austin, Tex
as, who can be found for the next few
days at Mrs. Gross' boarding house
on Main street, and have it repaired
as good as new, and save from twenty-five
to forty dollars. Mr. Lloyd
has had 18 years experience in this
line and warrants satisfaction or no
A large new stock of table and
pocket cutlery just received at D. 0.
Jenkins'. If you want something
good and cheap in this lino, call on