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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

i i lKNT«U«P AT THB POST OFFICB AT PAXXAB, TEXAS, AB M1COKD CLASH MAIL MATTIR.l Official Journal of Texas State Alliance, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Union of America. VOL. VIII. NO. S. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 1889. WHOLE NO. 856 NEWS OF THE WEEK. Legislative. BILLS PAS8KD. The bill providing that assessors shall be furnished with necessary blanks In which they shall list all persons engaged In agricult- ure, horticulture and stookraislng, and shall receive ten cents for every family visited passed to engrossment. The bill providing that suit may be brought for damages grow- ing out of attachment or sequestration in any couuty where the writ was Issued or where it was served, passed to engrossment. The house bill deliulng malicious niisclilc-f in in during railroad property and agricultural products puEsed. The bill punishing by fine and Imprisonment persons who wilfully and fraudulently avoid the payment of taxes on personal property, passed. A r...

Publication Title: Southern Mercury, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

'•fj • !va■ ■ ■ 'v ' */'" •T|:' ••' j«r.«*yT«P 1 'I. r*« í c T-:' • !Wk ' ■•v :^ • v VVJR THE SO UTHERN MERCUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 21, 1889. THE FAMILY. ▲ Woman to Women. Dkvkuh Woods, Tkxab. Editor Mircubt:— Will you permita member from Oakdale Alliance to come in and chat awhile with the dear brothers and aiatera, I promiae not to uoniume too much apace ot our dear paper. Now broth- er) of the Alliance, the election it over and to the turpriae of a great many non- memberi, the Alliance 1 hero yet. Mow let us, one and all, ace if we cannot keep It here. But we munt be up and doing for our enomlei are great. We must not Bit with folded humln and wait for nome one one else to do everything. We uiunt not get mad and Bay we will not huvc anything more to do with the Alliance Junt because everything does not suit us. We must for- give tlie«e little wrongs for we are none perfect. We must be ready to do what- ever our noble leaders think best, for 1 urn sure they will not tell us to d...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

TEE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 21, 1889. THE FARM. V, Of Intereat to The Farmer. Exercise oot only does the mare with foai uo harm, but It doe* lier good. Harness that bangs where the ammonia of the stables will reach it will be Injured. Feed for mutton, even if you breed the Merino. An edort In the Une ol mutton pays even with that breed. Sweet peaB make a very pretty floral hedge and they are no trouble to grow. It is not much trouble to make a little orna- mentation for our surroundings. Let no animal on tbe farm fall off ia con dilton. If you do you lose just so mu<>b. and besides it costs more to get the animal into condition again than it did in the first plaee. From all account! a Nebraska veterina- rian has discovered a positive cure for hog cholera, as he claims. He has killed about all the hogs he eperated on and they are now safe. Au hour or two of contact with parching air will kill young trees lying exposed to it by careless planters. They often dry to ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

A THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 21, 1889. The Southern Mercury (ONE DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE) —Published by the STATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. BEAD THIS OABEEULLY. Patronise those who edverttso with us. Advertising rates furnlataed on application. always mention lu Mehcoby when wilt iriK to advertisers. Keep business matters senorate from oor- restoudonce intended for publication. Examino the flgrurea on tho label on your pa- per and seo that your timo is oorrcot. All jetton intended for The Mkrotb* whether business or otherwise, should bo ad- dressed to The Southern Mkkcoht, Dallas Texas. It will take about three weeks after sub- scriptions aro sont before the subscribers names will appear on the regular malln* fallera. When sending notices of change of address, es, unless the old its well as thn r ow address is (riven, wo cannot pay any attention to such requests. Send money for Tns Micncuitv us «peo!fled above; nil money for the Kxehuntra must be sent to J. u. Kelly, ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

\\ V ">f>y p i * •jjR THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 01, 1889. THE DRDBn. Begardln? Consolidation. CHAri'EK IV. Editor Mkrcukt:—A> my dear brother Mux Duverney U.ia addressed me personal- ly in bis article ou consolidation it neces- sitates a reply. It is a querry to my miud wby the dear brother takes exceptions to on article written by me in reply to Bro. I. liboney, wherein 1 was persouated, indi, rectly, and was loreed, in sell-defense, to reply. Otherwise I should not have no- ticed his article. The brotuer quo'es an extract from my article, wuereiu I stated that some of the delegates were mystifying the actions of the meeting at Meridian, Miss., etc. Kow j 1 am v illing to leave this matter In the ; hands of the membership. It Is lor them ' to say whether these articles referred to have been instructivo or mystifying. Per- haps I am very dull of comprehension. There is another querry in tny mind, why those questions are addressed to me. 1 was only one of qui...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

THE SO VTIIERJf ME11CUR Y: DALLAS' TEXAS. FEB. 31, 1889. He Devil and Tom Walker. By WASHINGTON IE YIN 0. A few miles from Boston, In Massa- ■etts, there is a deep Inlet, winding hov- eral milcu into the interior of the coun- try from Charles bay and terminating in a thickly wooded swamp, or morass. On one sida of this inlet is a beautiful dark grove, on the opposite sitio the land rises abruptly from the water's edge i uto a high ridge on which grow a few scat- tered oaks of great ago und immense size. It was under ono of these gigantic trees, according to old stories, that Ki<ld, the pirate, burieid his treasure. The in- let allowed a facility to bring the money in a boat secretly and at night to the very foot of tho hilL The elevation of the placo permitted a good lookout to be I L^iK<*?r(¡u "y U1® u,x" V10,""? °iD w¡mcf1 „.p. wu. „t hand while ^$>££&% Sí. feS remarkable trees formed good landmarks j namrt of Oowninshield; and he reel- by which the place might easily...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. SI, 1889. I \ r 4 |v i } CORRESPONDENCE. Bi o. Ben Terrell's Tribute. Edtiok Mercurt:—According to prom- ise I will write you. I am more convinced that the Alliance will be successful In tiie accomplishment ol tlio objects for which it vu organized tliau at any previous time. The more I travel and learn to look upon the order as u grand uulted body of intelli- gent producers, the more I am enabled to comprehend the mighty power within the grasp of the people, a powor fraught with good beyond measure to our whole coun- try. We have but to reach forth and It is oun. Will tno brothers be iound equal to the taskf Let us see. We can only judge the future by the past, aud looking back over the past of the AUianco I am proud to iind its course has ever been onward and upward. All along the line from Dakota to Texas the snow-white ban- ner ol the Alliance floats, with Us grind motto ol equal rights to all and special privileges to none gleaming upon...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 21 February 1889

THE SO UTHERjY MERCUlt Y: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 91, ISM. OFFICIAL. To the Member* of the Farmer* Alllanco of Texas, Greeting: Whereas, Tliero ha* been a great anx- iety manllestcd on the part ef the member ■hip throughout the «tato at regards the true statu* of the Farmer* Alliance Ex- change of Dalla*, will say that the much seeded Information it thl* day forwarded to the aecretary of each County Farmer* Alliance, who are instructed to lorward same to each Furmer* Alliance in his coun- ty, and it should be in the hands of each Farmer* Alliance on or before the (list meeting in March. I, now, therefore do most earnestly re- quest that each member of tho Farmers Alliance in the state attend theirilrst meet- ing* In March and get full Information, ^his information has been obtained from u careful investigation by the new board ot directors, which has required much time and patience on their part. This statement showing the exact condition of your busi- ness is perfectly correct and reli...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

lentf.KEU at TUB post offick AT pau.AS, TKXAS, AK SHl OND class MAII. MATTUn. Official Journal of Texas State Alliancc, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Union of America. VOL. VIII. NO. 9. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 1SS9. WHOLE NO. 857 , NEWS OF THE WEEK- State. ltecont developmontsat tho natural gas well In Denieon have put the city on tho qui vivo of excitement. Tho members of the gas com- pany are a unit Id desiring the work pushed forward as rapidly as possible, andaré wlillug to advance thei necessary money. Word whs received in Gainesville that John Lyi.oh, un old citizen of thu Wo dblne neighborhood, six mi.es east of that city, liad commit ted suicide by taking arsenic. His mind had been im- paired for soino time, and ho has been an in- rnato ol' the insane asylum. Hie remains wero interred in the Nelson* Grove cemetery. A horrible accident is reported at the home of Charles Brlulcley, Ave miles oast of Sharman. A little two-year-old son of tho ab...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 28, 1889. THE FRMILY. Ladies Attend Your Meeting*. j km (son, Ala. Iu Tas Mkrcury I see the question, "Should ladles attend tbe Alliance, and what should they do to advance the cause?" First we say that all ladles who have au Intelligent thought for our raoe, especially the Jarmlng part of the race, should attend every meeting It possible. But some one asks what do you go for? One reason Is to stick closely to our obligations. We can- not do that without attending to see wbut Is being done and what Is neximost needed tobe done. Opponent says, "Well, wen can attend to all that." Listen here. It has long been a decided luct that true la- dles among true gentlemen have u mellow polishing influence, whlcii in common, Is not realized with a lone ansembluge of men, and vice versa. Wo ladles have so long lingered in the back ground that it Is scarcely In our province to know that we were put here, and what uso we cun bo to society, Hut thanks to th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

TTTE SO UTITEEN MERQUE Y: DALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 28, 1889. ! THE FARM. Farm Notes. Crc.iuon enribwoini . or angleworms. nt>\er injure plunts. ll U bettir to touch cows gentleness than Ioh&w their horus oil'. It is belter to pa> lifiy dollar* for u rtK- i.«tere<l bull uulf thau to hu\e a gi::d<j bull given you. Exticlly un acre of ground is c-oiitalued in a piece 209 feet one way, by -U8 feet IX Inches the oilier. It is better to have a heller calf grow lank and pot-bellied but thrifty, thau one that Ueeps as "lat as a so il." It is belter to leed u cow tvery ounce of food she has the ability to take can; of, than to try and gain profit by saving leed. The proper way 1b to leave the colt in the stable while working the mare. Tlrs keeps the colt out of the road and out of trouble, and ia belter both tor the cult and for the mare. Look alter your seed-corn now. See that it is thoroughly dry and in good condition. Upon the vitality and germinating power of the heed largely ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

4 THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS. TEXAS. FEB. 28, 1889. The Southern Mercury (ONE DOLLAR a YKAR IN ADVANCE) Published by Iht STATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. BBAD THIS OABEVXTIXY. Patronise thoM who advertise with ui. Advertising rates furnished on application. Always mention Tbe Merouhy whon writ iDV to advertisers. Keep business matters separate from cor- respondence intended for publioation. Examine the figures on the label on your pa- per and see that your time is correct. All letters intended for Tub Minorca* whether business or otherwise, should bo ad- dressed to The Southkiin Mbrooky, Dallas Texas. It will take about threo weeks after sub- scriptions are sent before tlio siihsorlbori names will appear on the regular laalln* tailors. When sending notloeu of change of «ddress. es, unless the old as well hh the r.ow address is given, we oauuut pay any attention to suou requests. Bend money for Thb Mkroiwv aaspeolfled above; all money for the Exchange must be sent to J. B. Reily, Dul...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

... . -r... . ■ yx-W* ***&, ^Tw ■' ■ ., JfTr^.WJ . ,\( . . jMTJIT ■■ '**\f ' ' ' / 7 6 V / i 2'Jf.g SO VTHERX MERCVR Y: HALLAS, TEXAS, FEB. 28. 1889. the: order. Notice. Fokt Wohth, Tkxas. To County Secretaries: Brethren:—You will please «end for extra blanks and make supplemental re- port to my ofllee when two or more Alli- ances report to you. Do not wait to add them to your Juno report. Yours frater- nally, H. tí. Moore. The Alliance. Kick, Texas. Tlili star wliicli rose in the west and is now on its flight east, north and south, is conquest and victory, and is being recruit- id by other labor orgam/.uiious (who, like ' the children of Israel when seeking a safe retreat from slavery, oppression and cru- elty), Is second to none save the Star in the Kast that stood watch over Bethlehora in Judea. Now, if education is one of the features aBd purposes of our order, then let us not listen to the assertion of politicians, which is but conjecture as to the future policy of aur gove...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 38, 1880. BEBEE; rWQ LITTLE WOODEN SHOES. By "OUIDA." CHAPTER I. Bobee sprang out of bed at daybreak. Bin <tm ltt It soeniod to be a very wonderful thing U be as much as that—10—a woman quito. A cock won crowing under lier lattice. * Hi ■aid how old you arel—how old you arol- evory timo he sounded his clarion. Blio oponud the lattice and wished him good day, with a luugh. It wuh ko pluaiiaut to I* woke by him und to think that no on in al! the world couid evw coll ouo u child an; more. Thoro was a kid bloating in the tibed. There wan a thrush singing in the dusk of tin' •ycainoru leaves. There wus a culf lowing ti. its uiother away there boyond the fence There woro dreamy inufQed bolín ringing in the distance from many steeples and belfries whoro tho city was; they all said one thing "How good it is to bo so old as that—how good, how very good I" Kulx'o was very protty. Mo ouo In all Brabant over denied that. To look at her it seemed us i...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

* % : ■--•T -"V." • • "• \ THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 28, 1889. W CDRREBPDNOENCE. Vise County. Kditor Mercury:—Knowing that you will be glad to heur from a iub-Alllanee whose organization dates liack to lt!81, and whoae number run buck the line to ¡>3, I t ike up my pencil to inform you that we are still alive, and notwithstanding wo hnve had some dark days, we are yot re- ceiving some beuclit irorn our organization. We are buying a large portion of our sup- plies through our brother who acta as our local agent iu purchasing our goods for us wherever he can get them cheapest for cash, and they are beiug distributed in our hall at our regalar meetings, by which, we are saving about one-iourtU of the price of the good*. So far as we know, this idea originated with us. but one of our tUter Alliance , to-wit: Cottonwood, have profit- ed by our example. We believe when the brotherhood has become weary with look- ing afar oil'lor the Inauguration of apian for their relie...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 28 February 1889

8 THE SOUTHEfiJY METtCUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS. FEB. 28. 18S0. OFFICIAL. Lecture Department. All communications intended fur this department should be addressed to B. J. Kendrtck, IVaca, Texas. The report* of the lecturers lor last week are not all id yet, and will appear In next week'* Issue. Id making appointments It la very im- portant that ample time be given for pub- lication—not leas tban two weeks. Let tlic leoiurcr* notice this. 1 have received aeveral letter* of complaint on account ot short notice*. Bro. Daw* weut to Coryell county >a«t Week and spout *ix dajs. i four the brethren there led him too well, for be re turned home sick and was unable to till aerie* of appointment* made lor him In Ellis oounty. Brethren, don't feed the leatuier too high—they are but human. The information obtained at the la*t meeting of tho lecturer* In immensely ben eilclul to tlicin in their work, and will cuu ble tbem to satisfy the brotherhood a* to the exact condition ot' the order. VV hen th...

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

V f 1 > 5. " ÍBNIBMBM AT TRK FONT Or If It'I AT DALLAN, TUZAS, AS »»nOKD GLASS KAIL MATTUK.l Official Journal of Texas State Alliance, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Vnicn of dm erica. VOL. VIII. NO. 10. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 18SO. WHOLE NO. 85 NEWS OF THE WEEK. Legislative. 11ills passbd. Tho bill providing for collection of tajes in unorganized counties, passed to engrossment. Tlie ltbol law bill was passed to engrossment. Tho bill enabling; tho university to receive benullts and donations passed. The bill pro* Tiding for tho punlshmeut. of parties convid- ad of misdemeanors, who attempt to escape, camoup. An amendment to hobble the pris- oners after an attempt to escapo was tabled, as was also an amendment to punish prisoners contemplating an escapa, it was tlmilly amended and passed to engrossment. The house bill providing the courts in proceedings for condijumlnii the right of way may udjudi- cateall questions and Issues Involved passed. l...

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

 THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, MARCH 7, 1889. THE FAMILY. From Ann Other. Deah Mkrcuhy and Sibtekb:—Some one told me some time ago that oue of the sister» had askod for meter Ann Other to come again but not to have one of her bid dreams. Well 1 feel tin though I had had a long dream and not s very pleusaitt one either for, dlffernt reasons, we failed to lubicrlbe for Thk Msrcuky last full when our time expired, and then when we did subscribe ono lonely paper came closely wrapped in its selllsh coat, not at all spread out In the social manner It used to come when it came with so many neighbors; and sure enough it made that one call its last, and week alter week wii have swept und cleaned our mental house and had the table spread for the feast we were sure It would bring with Its spices and wlnu (only we are W. C. T. U.,) from "Maria La- bouchere" with our sweet irults, llowers, and honey from slater "UUurltie" and the substantial bread aud meat und stabilities of life Horn "W...

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

THE SO UTJTERN MERCUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS. MARCH 7, 1889. THE FARM. > a Weicoma. Ur. I*resiUeul, Ladles aud Gentlemen: Tim duty has been Imposed upon me to prepare and ri ad an addmi of welcome on lii)b tin- »l\ih anniversary of Harbin Fann- ers Allium: . Our Alilunce was organized on tlie SWt dny of January lSSit, with eight charter member», six of them are to-day still helping to hold our glorious old banner to the breeze. To you, my dear brethren and Bistort, who have stood so nobly by the principles of our order auu to tlie members who have ■tood by your side through the dark and trying ordeal which our order has pawed tii!03 Its organization; to you I will say, "Welcome 1 yes, thrice welcome hero to-day! And to those who have more recently cast their lot with us, and especially tho boys and girls, my own playmates and associate), 1 welcome you here on this our anniversa- ry day ! And to the ladies X will say, you represent here to-day the wifehood, ihe sis- terhood and the dau...

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