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A NEWSPArER OF TO-DAY ; FUItE IN TONE AND EXPRESSION PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
VOL. XI. MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, OCT. n,I NO. 47
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FALL AND WINTER DRY GOODS,
Dress Goods, Shoes, Notions, &c.
Our New Fall Stock is now open and ready for the
trade, and. is complete in every particular. "We have
an unusually iargc and varied line of Dress Goods, in the
latest fabrics and most fashionable shades. A full stock
of Zeiglers's Shoes, and other popular makes for men,
women and children. Everything in Staple and Fancy
Dry Goods, Notions, Ready-made Clothing, Furnishing
Goods for ladies and gents, Hats, etc.
OUR GROCERY ROOM
Is now in charge of MR. WATSON CANTRELL,
who invites a call from all of his friends in this and ad
joining counties. This department will be kept fully
I stocked with the best and freshest Family Groceries at
all times. Country Froducc bought and sold.
W. C. & B. F. WOMACK,
Opposite Warren House McMINNVILLE, TENN.
x DINING R OM SETS,
East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE. TENN.
Oranges at Smartt's.
Lemons at Smartt's.
Banannas at Smartt's.
Fresh Groceries at Smartt's.
Don't fail to register today.
The registration books will be
New Oranges, Lemons and Ba
nannas at Smartt's.
New Fall Callcds 4 to Sets per
yard at Womack's.
Settle up that account you owe
Collier & Arledge.
A nice new feather bed for sale.
Apply at this, office.
New California raisins and cur
rants at D. O. Jenkin's
Mr. B. II, Atkinson spent this
week here with his family.
Buy your groceries at Smartt's
and have them delivered free.
A full line of Overcoats just re
ceived at J. C. M. Ross & Son's.
-rSmartt & (Jo s stock 01 groceries
is full of the latest and freshest goods
A barrel of extra fine new cucum
ber pickles just received at D. O. Jen
kins. Mr. Claude Ilillis and wife of
Beersbeeba, visited relatives here
The family of Col. J. II. C. Card
ner left here for Tullahoma last Tues
Mr. L J. Bass is at Doweltown
this week, buying hides aud selling
The electric lights were off duty
Tuesday night, an! the town was in
A beautiful line of light weight
Overcoats just received at J, C. M.
Ross & Son's.
Mr. I. II. Countiss has been con
fined to his room with sickness for
Mr. John Dykes and family of
Tarlton, are visiting relatives here
for a few days.
Get the best Kingan's Pure
Leaf Lard, kettle rendered sold by
D. O. Jenkins.
nave you seen those new stoves
at I rank Maddux's? He has a big
stock of both boating and cooking
stoves, and a beautiful line of gltiss
Homestead Fertilizer, the best
ever used in this country, for sale by
Mead A Ritchey. 2t
Mr. Eugene Atkinson, of Mem
phis, spent several days of this week
here with his parents.
Do not buy your fall hat or cap
until you have seen through Gross'
City Millinery Store.
We will receive a full line of W.
L. Douglass Shoes the first of next
week. Call and see them.
Mrs. W. S. Lively left Thursday
morning for a short visit to her old
home at Paint Rock, Ala.
J. C. M. Ross & Son will seceive
a full line of Ladies'. Misses' and
childrens' wraps next week.
J. C. M. Itoas & Son.s for clothing,
boots, shoes, hats and gents' furnish
ings. They are headquarters.
Mrs. L. II. Clack, nee Moffitt, of
South Pittsburg, has been here on a
visit to her mother thit week.
A nice line of Dress Goods in all
colors marked down to prices that
will sell them at A. II. Gro3s
D. L. Brown has a show case full
of the latest styles in gent's neck
wear, handkerchiefs, hosiery, etc.,
Mr. J. E. Bentley has been con
fined at home here with sickness for
a few days. He is now improving.
The low prices on all goods at
Collier & Arledge's are closing them
out fast. If you want bargains call
Ladies, don't forget to call at the
City Store and see the great variety
of hats and caps kept by Mrs. A. II
A full stock of plain and fancy
candies can now be found in W. C
& B. F. Womack's grocery depart
Spring Street has received a fresh
coat of gravel this week along most
its entire length from Main Street to
the corporate limits.
Rev. J. T. Curry being in attend
ance upon Conference, we presume
there will be no services at the Meth
odist church Sunday.
The County Court on last Mon
day instructed Circuit Court Cler
Smith to have a large and com modi
ous desk built for his office.
Mr. Wm. Stublefleld died at his
home, about four mils from Mc
Minnville, on the Beersheba road
Thursday morning. He was eighty
odd years of age, and was much hon'
ored and respected by all who knew
Miss Mollie Black returned home
ast Saturday from Franklin, Tenn.,
where she had been visiting friends
for several weeks.
Miss Laura Black left last Mon
day for Shelby county, to visit the
family of her brother, Mr. Ed. Black,
nd will be absent several weeks.
Don't fail to see our $2.00 boot.
lave sold it for 3 years and it has
given universal satisfaction.
J. C. M. Ross & Sox.
Mr. R. B. Higgins, after two or
three months spent among relatives
n Wisconsin, returned to his home
near this place a few days ago.
Miss Sallie Brown, of Woodbury,
came up Monday to attend the wed
ding of her cousin, Miss Hallie May
Morford. She will return home
w nen your Mioes ana uoots are
a little worn put them away, for you
can buy a new rair from Adam Gross
almost as cheap as you can have the
A. II. Gross is offering a big line
of Shoes and lioots at old prices. Wo
man's Grain Shoes for $1.00. Bro
gans Shoes for $1.00. Boots cheap as
you want them.
Aia). w. a. Jiumerioru came in
from Kentucky last Saturday to
spend a week or ten days here looi
after the lumber business of the Sing
er Manufacturing Co.
Miss Fredonia Pierson, of Casey
ville, Ky., accompanied Mr. Anthony
here last Monday, and will remain
three or four weeks to visit among
her old friends and schoolmates.
It is a duty every citizen owes
his country to vote, but no citizen in
the first civil district of Warren coun
ty can vote without registering, con
sequently every citizen who has not
already done so should go to the
courthouse and register today.
Miss Alice Davis, primary teach
er at C. F. College, arrived from Tex
as last Tuesday, and entered upon
the discharge of her duties in that
institution. Miss Mary Ritchey has
been filling the place in the most
satisfactory manner since the open
ing of school.
Miss Carrie Prince, of Lincoln,
III., the new matron at C. F. College,
and who is an enthusiastic worker in
the temperance cause, delivered an
interesting lecture at the Methodist
church last Sunday afternoon. She
had a good audience, and entertained
and interested every one of her
hearers throughout the entire lecture.
lion. II. Clay Evans, republican
candidate for Congress, and Judge
W. W. Murray, will speak at the
Courthouse in McMinuville, next
Tuesday, Oct. 14th. Speaking will
begin at 1 o'clock, p. n. Everybody
Cliange of Hate.
The State Convention of the Wo
man's Christian Temperance Union
will be held in McMinnvilleon Wed
nesday and Thursday, Oct. 2!)th and
30th, instead of the date given in pre
The public generaly is cordially in
vited to be present.
The change is made by order oftne
Sue. E. IIoyt.
Cor. Sec. W. C. T. U.
At the Churches Tomorrow.
Usual services at 11 a. m. by the
Usual services at 11 a. in. and 0:45
p. m. by the pastor.
CUMBERLAND P R ES 1$ Y T E R I A X .
Usual services at 11 a. m. and 7 p.
in. by the pastor. The Lord's Sup
per will be administered at the morn
Ladtea, Your Attention!
The magnificent stock of Millinery
and Fancy Goods shown by U3 this
season surpasses anything ever
shown by us. Our prices are lower
than ever. We are now offering the
famous Nellie Bly Cap at the low
price of 50, 00 and 73 cents each.
Ladies' Straw Sailors at 12J cent.
Special values in Tips, Plumes.Birds,
and Wings. Ribbons are cheaper
than ever. Give us a call and you
will be pleased.
JHRS. A. II. UROSS.
Rev. R. II. Anthony, a Cumber
land Presbyterian minister of Sturgis,
Ky., was married to Miss llallie May
Morford, at the home of the bride's
father, Mr. C. R. Morford. in this
place, at 8 o'clock Wednesday eve
ning, Oct. 8th. The attendants were
Miss Evie Morford and Mr. C. M.
Morford, Miss Josie Lu.sk and Mr.
J. J. Morford. Dr. Stainback pro
nounced thtj ceremony, which was
Mr. Anthony is a stranger to near
ly everybody here, but all who know
him bear flattering testimony to his
worth as a man and a minister. He
has won for a life companion a true
and noble woman. Warm hearted and
earnest in everything she under
takes, she will be to him a helpmeet
in the fullest and most comprehen
sive sense ot the wora. A hearty
God bless you will follow her to her
new home from a host of admiring
friends here who have known and
loved her from childhood. Miss Hal
lie had been confined to her room
with sickness for two weeks previous
to the marriage, which necessitated
holding the wedding at home instead
of the church, as first arranged. The
couple were the recipients of many
beautiful presents. They will leave
for Kentucky early next week,,
The Big Sale of the l'ear
LIST OF LETTERS. i
Remaining in the Postofiice at McMinn
ville, Tenn., for the week ending Oct. 9,
which will be forwarded to the Dead Letter
office Sf not called for in 30 days.
Cawthorn, J. N.
Hill, Miss Bula
By order of the P.
Johnson, M. J.
Meriscr, K. J.
Stewart, W- H.
'Maplewood," the beautiful coun
try home of Jere Baxter, was sold
some time ago to an Eastern Syndi
cate. On October 23, all of. 1&e stock
and farming implements go to the
highest bidder including about
twenty fine trotters, most of them iu
foal to such Stallions as Wedgewood,
Candidate, Ponce DeLeon and Noble
Medium. A largo number of Clyde
draft mares and foals, about thirty
Shetland and Imported Welsh ponies,
and a few larger ponies. Among
his twenty-five Holsteins are four of
the finest bred bulls of the breed, and
more large milk aud butter cows than'
any herd of the same size.
All harness, mowers, bay rakes
tedders, harrows, wagons and en--gines,
balers and other machinery
will be sold.
It will be the biggest sale of UH
kind ever held In Tennessee.
Cent must be collected on all advertised
letters. Parties calling for any of these let
ters will please say "Advertised."
Is Lire Worth Living.
Not If you go through tho wrid u
dyspeptic. Dr. Acker's Dyspftttia
ablets are a txisitive cure (or the
Torst forum of Dyspepsiajndtgestioo.
Flatulency and Constipation Guar
anteed and sold by W. IL Ftemiris;.,
Ed, J. Wood, P. M.