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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 31 January 1889

THE ORDER. i 4 [á $ Hunt County Alliance. Bunt County Alliance convened ut Mat- ssyville January 3rd and 4tb, 188! . Presi- dent Reeder not being present tho Alli- ance was opened In due form by vlce-presi- dent J. P. Tally. The delegated and visiting niamber* were all made welcome by the line rautic render- ed by tbe Maisayville choir, led by Mrs. J. W. Wyatt. Tbe session was harmonious and of gen- eral Instruction to uli present. G. L. Clarke, State lecturer, was present and gave a much needed lecture. Knergy and determination to carry out Alliance principles could easily be discerned on tbe faces of those present. Contrasting that meeting with the first meeting of tbe kind in Hunt county it shows at least five hun- dred per cent, advancement in general bus- iness principles. The following resolutions were ordered published in tbe Qreenv Ule papers and Southern Mercury. 1st. We recommend the present legisla- ture to pass a special law appointing or electing a road commissioner who...

Publication Title: Southern Mercury, The
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 31 January 1889

jmm í'"'V ■ . -í, THK SOUTHERN MERCURY DALLAS, TEXAS, JAN. 31, 1889. Bt WABHDTQTQy IBVIHG. {OONTIMUKD KKOM I.AST webki] With all hia boldness of heart, there was something subduing in this desolate scene; and ho l'elt his spirits Hug within him an ho lay on his hard bed and gazed about the room. lie was turning over in his mind his idlo habits, his doubtful nrospccta, and now and then heaving u heavy nigh, as ho thought on his iKior old mother; for tliero is nothing liko tho «¡lenco and loneliness of night to bring «lark nhadows over tho brightest mind. By and by, lie thought ho heard a sound as if some one was walking bolow staire. Ho listened, and distinctly heard a atop on the great stair case. It ap- proached solemnly and slowly, tramp— ,r .. ve heavy personaKo: and yet how cpuld ho liave got into tho liouso without trainj)—tramp! It was ovidently tho tread of some heavy personage; and yet how making a noise? Ho had examined ull tho fastenings, and was certain that every entranc...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 31 January 1889

' "?% f "■h THE SOUTHH.KN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, JAN. 31, 1SS9. CORRESPONDENCE. L Horro, Tkxas, Jan.15,18S0. Editor Mercury:—Having promised Bro. Urowder some dots by the way, I will this morning while lying at liome mud- bound, try to give you some idea of our condition UereintUeTentli District. 1 huve visited the most of tbo Alliances in tbe northern part of Travis. I lectured Travis County Alliance twice, Hays County and Williamson County Alliances- I lectured at their regular meetings. I failed to get to Lee County Alliance, on account of rain making the roads impassable; the stream* are all up now, but I will start again In the morning for north east Williamson, and go Into Lee county for five days work on the 22d, and from Lee Into Bastrop county for six days work, beginning in Baitrop county Monday night of the 28tk. Uo^e the secretaries will make the appointments and send them to me at once, lor it will be impossible for me to accomplish much good for the order unless I can...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 31 January 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, JAN. 31, 1869 NEWS OF THE WEEK- •tat*. A sad accident occurred Monday night ou 3. F. eeadwlok'a farm near MuUrugor J. K. Brulel, aged 10, waa handling a pistol care- lessly and let it tro off, killing tila friend, E. C. Tekel, ag«d 17. Capt. Vroom of the Dnlted States army on going to tho room of George, hla Cuban body-servant at Sun Antonlo, found him dead In bod, Deputy sheriffs John Stone, D. T. Colo and Charlie Perdue wont to tho resldonco of Dave Farmer neur Atlanta, Texas, to arrest his arm, Uud Farmer, for cur- rying a pistol and, It Is reported, on some oth- er ohurgos. When tho olllccra arrived tho family was at supper. Tho door was pushed opon and tho officers stopped und covering tho two Farmers with tholr guns ordered them 4o throw tip their hands: Instead of which Oud Farmor nulled his gun and opened lire, «hooting Perduo through tho heart I'orduo aliot him through tho body throo times with a Winchester boforo he foil dead. Furiner p...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

!'• " i ■ I llá'' JÉ*\. Of '/: 11 , [OTBHKP At TBB FOBT OFilO AT PALLAR, TVUS, At BDOOKD CLAM MAIL MATTKIWl I Official Journal of Texas Statu Allium:*, and of the National Farmers Mliance and Co-operative Union of America. VOL. rill. NO.6. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, FEB. 7,1889. WHOLE m. 3 SMI ' B*. • MTtll wlthrat traalac • =*■ 3 $300 Cash thret percoos how Id will bi dktH bated amont U>« flirt M per on« who riUm &1a tft*. iUnMDt allowInf by plain ink Hum bc«r to roach U « cooiar ol U o . - poslo by «nuirta*; at any edca and nt4 croado* a Mai. Thé fir* wine thraa waya toanter will romiva $¿1 aach, the flr t fita pawopa abovrlog tw® wmj. tVuur will nnin flOouh, ti, ta; 8 p.ruio., .boolJ tlur. tw Uw> t r«H , kOWÍBJ«M WJJ U rcat k t.s ceuur will rtiiÍ*S..SÍwt>. lfy«n d. w>i wtn one of tlw lurrwt minounu yod han cbtDc* for eo. of Ilia i>iti,rr. this cQtfU uuuUj tojotroduco ThoCiliinlley Corner in D,w boron Md rooapMlteni matt iiu 3 «au lo paym.cl for fwr m«tl¿ Mtacripi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

■jrv>■ • ,w.--a THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1889. THE FAMILY. A Protest. Thli age of civilization li not without Its falte goda and tbeir worshippers. There it one ahrlne at wlileh almost every one bowa with a devotion scarcely excelled by paganism; It ta at the ahrlne of faihlon. No evil of the nineteenth centnry la more universal, and none whose resulta are more surely injurious. If the weak followers of the Uckle goddess could see the ultimate effect of their praotice, they would be ap- palled. Dally are young Uves sacrificed on her alters; dally are young souls murred or wbolly ruined, by tbe polluting effect of various social evils. The* tide is strong whleh would carry ua on to ruin. Our na- tional freedom—our national purity—must die unless we change our course. Where, than, are our heroes of to-day)1 Wo rev- erence that heroism wjiich enables man to face death at the cannon's mouth; but su- perior to this Is the courage which oan face tbe sharpsbooting de...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY ; DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, iSSp. THE FRRM. Jl V i About Arborloulture. l'ermlt me, through your columns, to call the attention of your leader and ol our sfa'e legislature to a point of general In- terest throughout the panhandle and wes- tern Tosa . An Is known, nil western and northern Texns Js a treelosB, bleak country, over which the severest winds blow unimpeded almost constantly. The severity of the winds in all prairie countries is generally objectionable to settlers irom the older eauetn fetntes, aud is frequently made so formidable u barrier that many aro thereby kept away by this ono objection. Other states and the United Slates have sncouruged the planting of groves and or- chards. Why should not our state do at much by appropriate legislation? A great part of the government lnnd In Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas was taken under the "tree claim" act, and thus many hundreds of beautiful groves now adorn their once oleak and barren prairies. In Iowa the itate...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1889. The Southern Mercury S BOLLAE A YEAR IN ADVANCE) ——■Published by the STATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. WHAT) THIS OARBVUULY. Patronise thote who ad vertite with ut. Advertising rate furnished on application Always mention Tu Mehcoky when writ Inff to advertisers. Keep nunness matters tenerate rrom cor- respondence lr/ended (or publication. Examine tht> ttmiree on tbe label on your pa- per and see tkat your time It correct. All letters Intended for Tub Maneen* whether business or otherwise, should bead- dressed to Thb Sodthbrn MiHCDRY. Dallas Texas. It wiU take about three weeks after sub- scriptions are sent before the subscribers names will appear on tbe regular mailnv galleys. When sending notices of change of address, es, unless the old as well as tho r.ow address Is given, we cannot pay any attention to suob requests. Bend money for Tus Miciicury as speolfled abev«<; all money for theKxohanKe must bo sent to J. B. Kelly. iMIl...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1SS9. JUDGE A. W. TERRELL. >< Addrees of Judge A. W. Terrell Before the House Committee on Internal Improvements, Delivered Mon- day, January 28, 1889, in the House of Repre- sentatives. Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Com- mittee: I appear en your invitation to exchange views ou railroad regulation with the lion. John C. Brown, president of the Texas und Pacific road. The decision ot Judge Brewer to which Gov. Brown several times referred, was the only legal authority cited to Bupport his views; if he has others they should have been pre tented in time lor me to examine them. To that decision I will reler before 1 close. This legislature was elected almost with- out exception on a platform of principles eudorsed and professed by each democratic representative before the peoplo when he solicited their votes. It cannot be assumed that any legislator will disregard bis ex- press promise to aid by his vote to make of' I'ective by leg...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

• '■; ■ ; ■ __ ffr THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS. TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1S89. B* WASHINGTON IB^CK [CONTINUED 1'IIOM LAST WBKK.] 11.0 now louna that no had fallen In with a rambling hunting party, tsuch ua often took placo in those davs among tho settlers along the river. The hunter is always hospitable; and nothing makes men more social and unceremonious than mooting in tho wilderness. The com- mander of tho party poured liim out a dram of cheering liquor, which ho gavo him with a merry leer, to warm his luiart; and ordered one of his followers to fetch some garments from a pinnace, which was moon id in a covo clo.ie by, while those in which our hero was drip- ping might bo dried before tho liro. Dolph found, as ho had suspected, that the Bhot from the glen, which hud come so near giving him his ouiotus when on tneprecipice, wus from tno :iurtv before him. He had nearly crushed on o of them by tho fragment of rock which ho bad detached; and tho jovial old hunter, in the broad liat and burkt...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1889. V V «Í CORRESPONDENCE. Freeetone County. Editor Mckcüry:—I ama member of the Farmer* Alliance. Our Alliance baa been asleep for some time, but we are on a boom once more. We are going to Lave a line time next summer. 1 bare a few wordi to «ay to the brother and sisters, and to make the Farmers Alliance the members should encourage others, and have lots of talking. Our Alliance is get- ting along line. AVe have a co-operatelve bouse in Mexla. it is doing a nice little business. Brothers, stir your Al iance up and let's rally, let's rush up, brothers, and not be negligent, but come brotln ra and listers, and think; if we fall, we are gone. I wunt every Alliance man and woman to meet. Farmers, let's all take the farmers' paper, our only friend, The Mekcohy. I am a reader of that paper and like It splen- didly. My dear brothers and sisters, this is my first attempt to write. Success to the Farmers Alliance and The Mercury. Yours truly, m...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 7 February 1889

a BB¡ THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DAfaLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 7, 1S89. CORRESPONDENCE. BE? Í.ÍV la' Exoht n*e. Editor Mkkcuhy:—Since the change in tlte management of tbe Alliance Exchange •I Dallas, any eane man would naturally suppose from tbe great array of testimony produced in beball of Robert F. BouIh, as business manager, that tbe board ol dlroo tora struck tbe Moses to lead u* out of tbe wilderneae ot "Mishaps," while tbe groan , croaks and moani of adlaaatiafled host have enured into tbe Inner veil. It la to be boped all those wbo have been feasting and worabtpping at tbe «brine of vain promlaee will take new blood In their veini and go to work for the upbuilding of the newly constructed totnple, though at one time it looked aa though Solomon and all the Hyrams would be burled beneath the rubbiab. Let ua remove the rubbiah, beau- tily the grounda, renew our fidelity and re- ceive the now word, and 11 possible, raise the ground structure out of the cloud el disappointment. Whoa 1 read of ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

r. i lEMTBIUDP AT TBI! POUT Q>rlC« AT VALLA), IBXAS, AS «ICONO CLASa MA11. MATTBIt.1 Official Journal of Texas State Alliance, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Vnicn of America. VOL. VIII. JV'O. 7. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDA Y, FEB. U, 1880. WHOLE NO. 355' NEWS OF THE WEEK. State. A man named James E. OUlldross was arrested and jailed at Cornicana on 11 chargo of theft committed la Waco. He went there two days ago and reg- istered at thB Moiloy hotel from Waxahachle and was making arrangements to be married to it widow from Fort Worth named Mrs. Oidesby, who has been awaiting his arrival at the «an-f hotel for several weeks. The man was notlo>d, but was not molested until partlis arrived from Waco and identified htm. will be sent to Waco, but says be is an in- nouent man, and will come out of his difficult y clear, lie is ubout thirty years old and of good address. His prospective bride ha< three children. She has faith in the innoeenoe of her intended huib...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

m TTTE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. H, 1889. THE FAMILY. Give the Qlrla a Chanos. The mother must do müoh toward the education of her girl ; but the cannot do everything, nor oan all mother do equally well. Many a daughter will outstrip bur mother, to that mother's joy, not regret. Let the mother, however, try to keep pac , to bring back once bright ichool day and to brush the duat and cobweb from mat- ter nearly forgotton. Follow Bacon's fa- moua direction. Pursue a course of read- ing with congenial associate . Join a com- pany of people with the lame tastes and employment a yours. Try writing out la your own words the information that bus come to you by reading, then write your own ideas. Find whether writing inaketb an exact man. Try coniereace with the same associates anu find whether it real>y makelh a ready mau. We will not paia without oonsldering Dean Swill's advice to talker : "Conversation is but carving; Give no moro to ov'ry guest Thun ho' utile to digest. G...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. U, 189. THE FARM. /. p \ < i Farm Note Water, excopt for drinking, is not htricU ly necessary for ducks. There is no economy in keeping sharp- ■purred roontera on the iiirm. In the fall is a good time to purchase a 1 tlioi'ou¡jlrbrttd—rowrter to uiate with tho common fowls. A small Hock of mutton sheep on every farm would add greatly to the atrrieultural wealth of the country. An acre of laud devoted to stiiull iruits will sometime give u largor return than five acres devoted to grain. In order to reduce the coBt of farm icnces to the minimum, put up such as are neces- sary for the practical purposes. As yet there is plonty of 100111 to Increase the poultry business, and if properly man- aged a fair piotit may be realized. It 1b more Important to save the liquids than the solids of the manure. Use proper absorbents and use them plentifully. A leaky roof on the barn or stable not only entails loss through danger from moisture, but also inj...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

The Southern Mercury (OHB DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE) Published by the STATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. READ THIS CAREFULLY. Patronise those who advertían with in. Advertising rates furnished on applloution. Always mention Thb Mehuuhv when writ Ins to advertisers. Keep business matters nepcrate from oor- respondcnoe Intended for publication. Examino the figures on the label on your pa- per and see that your time Is correct. All letters intended for Tuie Me hour* whether business or otherwise, should bead- drepsed to Tub Soutukkn Mkucukv, Dallas Texas. It will tube about three weeks after nub- ■oiiptlons are sent hetc.ro th< subsarlbor* nan.es will appotu on the regular muling galleys. When sending notloes of changonf addre«s. es, unloss Ibeold as well as thi< r.ow address Is kI von, we oaonot pay any attuutlon to such requests. Bend money for The Mbbcubv as specified above; all money for theKxchungo must bo sent to J. B. Kelly, Dalins, Texas, care of National Exchange Bank. Slake ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

• «r> THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. U, 1889. y 1 , < r THE EXCHANGE. Notloe. AU brethren lending money to Dallas Branch C. M. A., will please make tnelr orders er drafts payable to J. B. Kellly, treasurer, and send same to blm at Dallas, Texas. B. J. Kendkick, President. Dallas, Texas, Feb. 4, lfist). The Putman Culilvator, manufactured by the Dallas ltraucb C. M. A., we believe u good implement, and lrom oar knowledge oan but recommend it to farmers. Signed, J. B. Ueilly, Sec'y. and Treas. D. B. C. M. A. S. D. A. Duncan, Director. Notice. Notice Is hereby given that no contracts made in the name of the Farmers Alliance Exchange of Texas will be binding on said corporation unless approved by president ol the tame. By order of the board of directors in ses- sion at Dallas, Texas, this 10th day of Jan- uary, A. D. 1889. J. B. Rkilly, Sec. Stock Notice. The Exchange is now ready to sell live stock. I have been elected as state stock agent and put under bond. I will be...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

THE SOUT1IERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. H, 1889. Bt wabhihqtoh ievhig. [OONTINUKD FltOM I.ABT WKKK,] As ho said these words be reachod out Ids hand to extinguish the candle, when he was suddenly struck with astonish- ment and dismay, for he thought ho beheld the phantom of the haunted house staring on him from a dusky port of the chamber. A second look reausurod him, as he perceived that what bo had taken for tbe spccter was, in fact, nothing but a Flemish portrait that hung in a shadowy corner just behind a clothes press. It was, however, the precise representation of his nightly visitor—tlio ted jerkin, same cloak and belted the samo grizzled beard and ilxed eye, the same broad lug O' mind the resemblanco ho had f •& ey . road, slouched hat, with a foathcr hang- ; ovor one sido. Dolph now called E remarked between Ids host aud the old man of the haunted house; and wan fully convinced that they were in some way connected, and that some especial destiny had governed hiu voyag...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. U, 189. V h /) ¥ CORREBPDNDENCB. But Augustine County. Editor M*kcüuy:—A it has pleased tbe Divine Ruler to lltt the flood-gates of Heaven and let the waters fall unceasingly for a time therefore debarring us Alliance men from performing our daily duties, I thought 1 would pen you a lew lines to let you know that such a thing as the Farm' era Alliance still survives In this part of tbe Lone Star state. lieally, it seems strange that we see no more communica- tions from this part, for I know there is at wide awake Alliance men here as have ever taken the obligation; men wbo should not be ashamed to sue their letters, ou uny subject, in tbe columns of any paper and especially one of their own family, Thk Southern Mkrcury, but it aeeius that they are slow about writing. 1 feel that 1 am the weakest in our ranks and now X will tell you how I feel on Alli- ance matters. I am proud that 1 am living BO that I can be pn Alliance man, I am proud that...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 14 February 1889

• f ''IwrmwPVWf- I- THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. U, 1889. OFFICIAL. Manaobk Mkkcurt Dear sir, and brother: There is a typographical error in ruling No. (i. in Tus M Kit cur y ot aist ult. Answer to first question in No. 0 reads see ruling No. 60. Thk Mkkcuky reads, see ruling No. DO. liest regards to you and yours, Evan Jomkb. Dublin, Texas, Feb. 2,1880. Bulla* Mo. 7. Hon. Evan Jonks: Please give your ruling through The Southern Mkhcuky on the following: Is a married lady eligible to membership who is under sixteen years of age 1 If marriage mukes her over the age of ■Ixteen she is, otherwise she Is not. See Seo., first of Art. filth. Evan Jonbs. Lecture Department. All communications intended for this department should be addressed tu T. M. Smith, lecturer in charge, lilooming Grove, Texas. Leotur< ra Department. In this department u synopsis of the work of each lecturer will be given, coun- ties visited, etc. The hundreds of letters that oome to me from all section...

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