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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

/ > (BXT1RCD AT THE POHT OFriCZ ATDALLA8, TXXit, AS «CONO CLAM MAIL MATTER.l Official Journal of Texas State Alliance, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Union of Am erica. [VOL. nil. NO. is. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAYS, 1889. I ffe ' I NEWS OF THE WEEK. Stfttdi Van Alstynk—The town ii fall of measles. Austin.—1The Saengerbund procession Vu one of the finest ever seen In huitín. Terrell—The Inabnlt drugitora was closed under attachment Issued In the United State court and served by General Cabell, United States marshal. Sherman .—A committee of the Gray ton Rifles have been out soliciting subscrlp tions to the fund necessary for offering prizes, etc., at the midsummer festival and state military encampment which takes place in this city July ü, 4 and 6. The young men report splendid success. The Rifles will go to Galveston. Randolph.—Several parties in this vi- cinity are making arrangements to go to Oklahoma. Denison.—Real estate matters are as- turning the ...

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

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, MAY 9, 1889. u B THE FAMILY. Parker County. Editor Mkrcüry:—As 1 tei letttr* from the staters in The Mkrcurt every week and none has appeared, from this part of the moral vineyard I cannot resist any longer, although (here are in our Alll* anoe a great deal more talent for writing thsn I possess, but aa they keep silent I will make a break an4 maybe they will follow. Union Alliance, No. 295, to which my husband and I belong, I am proud to say is iu a nourishing condition. We have a lively time. We were at our last meet- ing which was the second Saturday in April; our lecturer gave us a nice talk. Our Alliance uiuets twice a month, the ■eeond and fouith Saturday. X urn sorry to say the sibters do uot take the interest la attending the mooting* that tboy should. 1 think at will be encouraging to our chil- dren for us to attend as regularly as wo possibly can, for if wo tuke no interest In the Alliance our children will say the Alli- ance surely is ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: VALLAS, TEXAS, MA Y t, 1889. THE PARM. Kaki Your Own Sutu and HoUuh.- Soma Practical Information. A corraapondent writes In a letter Iron Mound, Madison parish, La.: "In the spring of 1888 I planted a few row of the blue sugar eane here In my garden, and the yield was so satisfactory I concluded to try and make some molasses. 1 succeeded in making a first-rate article of ayrop but it finally went mostly to sugar, and the syrup began to lerment. Will you kindly give your opinion as to the cause of fermentation in my syrup?" Fermentation is a tendency in nature to reduoe complex organio substances to sim- pler compounds. This process requires tlie following condition: X. ▲ temperature from 45 to 90 degrees F. 9. Water. 8. The contact of air. 4. The presenoe of a neutral organio azotized matter in a very small quantity and of a cryitallzed non-uzotized substance in con- siderable quantity. The lorrner is the fer- ment, the latter undergoes fermentation. There are ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

i© Southern Mercury (OWE DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCK) Published by the—— %TATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. KKAI THIS CA3LEÍT7IAY. Patronize those who advertise with us. Advertising rote* furnished on application. Always mention Tu MxBCtrny when writ tur to advertisers. Keep business matters senerate from oor- resi<on(lence Intended tor publication. Examine the figures on the label on jrour pa- per and see that your time is correct. Ail letters intended for Tub Mbboubt whether business or otherwise, should bo ad- dressed to Tna Southern Mercury, Dallas rezos. It will take about throe weeks after sub- scriptions are sent before the subscribers names will appear on the regular inallng callers. When RcndUir notloos of change or nddreis. ee, unless tlio old a* woll us the r.ew address is if*, von. wo cannot pay any attention to such requests. Send money for Tn* Mehoory as speolflpd above; all uionny for thoExehanifO must '"1 sent to J. B. Holly, Dnllus, Texas, caro or National Bxobanjre (la...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCtt&Y: DALLAS, TXXAS, MAT , 19S THE DRUER. Hard Times. NUMBER 3. ' Lett I worry the brethren I will em- brace in thin article ihe present banking system and the credit system. All the serious charges that have been made againat our national banks staud unques- tioned. It seems thut no one dares to de- fend tbeui ; yt'i those engaged lu banking are permitted to continue their operations. Charges of corrupting legislation are irom time to time made by such men as Reagan against the system, ami these seem to tali as empty sounds. Undemocratic, both In its literal and partisan sense, we iind our democratic platiorm siieut as the tomb on national banks. The child of the i «pub- lican party, many republicans do not de- fend it. It stands before the bar of publio justice charged with all sorts of bribery, fraud, and corruption. It has been boldly and deflantly asserted a thousand times by great and wise men that the system was inaugurated at the in- stigation of'Kuropeu...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

«= ■—a DALLAS, TEXAS. MAYS, 1SS9. DUST or 1NSPEOTOB BYMNK3. 4? JULIAN HAWTHOBNE, Author of "The Great Bank Bobbery," "An Amarinan Penman," Eta O. M. Dunham, aod published, arrangement by the American with CassellftOo* Now York III ilMTHllaliOII imSou'i CHAPTER III. OTTHBB11T TUNBTALL. VENTS were shaping thorn- selves for (liSttA- tor; but, for tlia time being, they seemed to t;o smoothly enough. Percy Nolan m a i u t aiued bis brilliant career, and attained u certain distinc- tion among tbo persons with whom he associ- ated. He was a hi*. handsome youth, wilii broad shoul- ders and sturdy limbs, a clover boxer, a good wldp, a fair billiard player; Ills spirits were exulwrant, and lie had more mental resources and ideas thun are vouchsafed to the generality of young gentlemen of bis kind. Tliuu lie assumed, to some extent, the position of a leader among them; and, us ho was uniformly good natured and yet not to be imposed upon, he was likud and not laughed at. Hut his favorite compan...

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

TEE SOTTT*'**'*'' *rr wr r-r>v. n/trr ** +*Tt/fs. MAYS, 1389. V. CDRREBPDNOENQB. A, Good Thins in Honstou County. £ditok Mercury:—a* there never Mines anything la our paper from New Prospect Alliance No. 1983 I will write a few wordi, If they never see daylight. Our Alliance ia greatly agitated over a lanyard, and 1 think when we get It in op- eration It will be a paying enterprise. We have ten seres of land donated for a tan- yard and one of the tinest springs of water In the county and a most beautiful plaoe. There was a good deal oi stock taken at our last- meeting and there will be some more at our next. The brethren seem to be greatiy enthused over the idea of a tun- yard, and we are going to make it a suc- cess. We have all the barks necessary for tanning purposes, and there are Borne men In our neighborhood who claim to be ex- pert tanners. 1 will write again when we get our tanyard in operation. S. T. Parks. Qrapeland, Tex. Florida. Editor Mercury:—By request ot the edito...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 2 May 1889

é i HE SO (Jinx,iu\- MKRVUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS. MAYS, 1889. Km r m &> • FORT WORTH. Fort Woktii, April 20, 1889. Editor Mkhcury:—In rov last com- munication from this point, 1 bristly allud- ed to tbe sanitary, railroad and commercial advantage* of the ••Fori" and lier novel but grand Spring Palace enterprise, which Is attracting favorable press notices from every section of the country. Tbe Palace, under skiliiill decorators, aided by an army of volunteer lady ass'stant*. la being rapidly dovoloped and arranged in beauty and grandeur. By tbe 30th of May it will be so to speak an "enchanted palace." In your next issue 1 doalre to give to our readers a brief business notice of some of tbe reliable firms and business houses, whose honorable dealings, breadth of char- acter and ilnanclal solidity entitle them to tbe confidence and patronage of tbe public, H. U. Tkkl. B. C. EVANS CO., DRV GOODS, CLOTHING BOOTH, BHOKH, HATH, KTC!,, II ¡i and 11.') HOUSTON BTKKKT, lili «nd 111 MAIN H...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

Ui i lENTUtED AT THE POBT OFFICE AT DAM.A8, TEXAS, AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTF.lt,1 Official Journal of Texas State Alliance, anil of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Union of Am erica. VOL. Till. NO. 10. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAYO, 18SO. WHOLE NO. 367 HEWS OF THE WEEK- ■tato. San Antonio.—Harry Newton, the young Mlsalsaipplan whom Banker Look- wood swears tried to assassinate Mm on the night ot April 8, still languishes in jail. His stepfather, B. N. Bedenhelm, left the tlty for his home in Vlcksburg, alter vain- ly endeavoring to raise the $1,500 required to get Newton out of jail. Mr. Bedenheim deposited the cash In Frost's bauk to sucure bis stepson's release, but Justloe Herrón, who committed him, re- fused to accept that as surety for Newton's appearance,, if wanted by the grand jury. The grand jury will meet next Monday and act on Newton's case, when bis stepfather will return and furnish the bond if any Is Used by that tribunal. Austin.—The Texas summer norma...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

THE SO UT7IERN MERCUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS, MAY 9, 1889. THE FAMILY. J Address of Wo 1 como. (by olia jones.) Ladies ani> Gbntlkm**:—I have been chosen by our honorable body, the Harbin Literary Society, to prepare and read an addreae of welcome on tbla occasion, which li the closing icene of oúr literary for the preient year. Wo first organized our little band in 1884, and have perpetuated it year alter year • In connection with our ichool. You who aro tamlllar with the hlatory of our society we know that It is our cuitom to close our fall and winter work with an entertainment, to for thia ptirpose wo are gathered hero/ to-night. Wi hope to en- tertalu you fot a short time, while we tiid a/lieu tó play and school-males, tuke the parting hahd and drop the sympathetic tear..' None but schoolmates know bow to appreciate an occasion like this. Parent , yóí whose fond hearts cling so closely around your boys and girls, you who look fotwafd vylth great anxiety and care lor their education...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

rmrsótm THE FARM. Hemp for Fiber. Hemp l proüt bly cultivated on a variety Of (oils, but deep loam lands tucb a« is adapted for wheat and corn ii beat. It 1 not suited to wet lands, auch at adhesive clays or very llglit and dry lands like sand. For hemp careful cultivation la needed to grow a paying crop. The soli must be re- duced to a very fine state and must be as level as possible. These conditions are best secured by givlug the land In autumn B deep and efficient plowing. In the ■pring use a pulverizing harrow, clod- crusher and leveler. The proper time tor ■owing hemp varios with the climate. The second week in April is usually selected in favorable seasons. The quantity of seed Varies with the condition of the land, the season and the quality of the seed itself. The richer the soil is the more seed should be sown, for If sparingly sown on rich lands the plants grow so strong that the liber becomes coarse and greatly reduced >!n value. On good land in suitable condi- tion 4...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

«ta i „be¿.uuí*á.,ütííi i-nttifrim h Í i «I 1 i Southern Kercury (UMt DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE) . Published by the STATU ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. M*n THIS CAREFULLY. Patronise those who advertiae with u*. Advertising rat furnished on application. Always mention Thb Meuouky when writ tag to advertiser*. Keep business matter* generate from oop- respondunoe Intended for publication. Examine the figures on the label on your pa- per and see that your time Is correct. All letter* intended for Thb Mb «curt whether business or otherwise, should be no- dreused to Tux Bouthjskn Mbbouky, Dalla* Texas. It will take about tlireo weeks after sub- corlptlonR are sent before the RubsorlbeM names will appear on the regular malluir «alleys. When sondlnif notices of clinntroof address, ea, Unless I he old us well us the r.ew iKUlros* Is (riven, we cannot pay any attcntlou to suon requests. Bend money for Thb Mfnccnv as Bpeclflod abeve; all money for the Exchange must w> sent to J. B. Kelly, Dalla*,...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

SO TTTKERW MEROUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS, MAY 9, 1889. THE ORDER. I Notice. Fort Worth, Texas. To County Secretarle : Bretiirbn:—You will please send for extra blanks and muke supplemental re- ports to my office when two or more Alli- ances report to you. Do not wait to add tbem to your June report. Yours frater- nally. H. Q. aiOOBB. COUNTY ALLIANCE MEETINGS. m'cülloch county. The McCulloch County Alliances con- venes at Brady City July 11. 18S0. at'J o'clock p. iu. A. J. Bkablky, Sec. M. C. F. A. van zandt count*. This is to certify that the Van Zundt County Farmers Alliauee No. 488 will meet with Pieasunt llidge Alliauee No. &U1 on the 18th day of July, 1889. it. K. UiGH, Sec. anderson county. The Anderson Couuty Alliance Is hereby called to meet In Palestine on Friday May 10th at 10 o'clock n. m. for the purpose of transacting Important business relative to the Exchange and any other business that may properly come before the body. l>el. gates who were elected for the present qu...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

, A'W; e THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS. MAY 9, 1889. [ibom the diary or ijispectob byrxes. By JULIAN HAWTHORNE, Author of "The Great Bank Robbery," "Au Amorican Penman," Eta [Copyright by O. M. Dunham, and published, through itpeclol Orrangemont by the American Press Association with Outsell & Co., New York and London.] CÜAPíEk r. A FATAL MEETING. HE shop wan a very largo one, und was full of cuBtomors, for tho holiday sea-, son was at hand, { and the wealthier portion of t h p community was ! presenting itself | with precious i gifts. Tiio cus- j to in orti worej c h i o ti y ladies, though there was. also a fair sprinkling of tho other sex. j Thero wero also tho salesmen and the walkers, and perhaps a few other poly- gons whose ofilco was not to promote Bulos but to prevent appropriations of stock by individuals who lmd not gone 5 for she was becouii { seriously alarmed nt Percy's manner .and, drawing the box towards her, slio opened it. It con- tained u necklace of lino...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DALLAS, TEXAS, MAY 9, 1889. USE:- ml'. *;. CORRESPONDENCE. (.Published at the request of Mills County tú lance. The Moneyless Man. Is there no seoret placo on the faoo of the earth, Where oharlty dwelleth, where virtue tiatn brlth: Where bosouia In moroy and kindness will heave, And the poor and the wretched shall aslf and receive? Is there no plaoe at all where a knook from the poor Will bring u kind angel to open the door? Ahl scurch the wide world wherever you «an, There is no open door for the moneyless man. Go look on yon hall whore the chandallor's light Drives off with Its splendor the darkness of night; Where the rich hanging velvet in shadowy fold Sweeps gracefully down with its trimmings of gold, And the mirrors of silver take up and renew In long lighted vistas tho bewildoring view. Go there In your patches and find if you can, A welcoming smile l or the moneyless man' Go look In von church, with its cloud-reHoh" • ing spire, Which gives back to the ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 9 May 1889

i.V'í" sw?' THE SOUTHERN MERCURY: DA ¿LAS, TEXAS. MAY 9, 1889. OFFICIAL. To the Secretaries who have tuucU to re- port for tbe term ending Dec. ill, lbSK: Urkthren:—You are hereby requested to «end in your reporta, as they are long ■lnce due. If all your auba have uot reported, do not wait any longer, but r<« port what you have 10 they can reoelve new paaa word. If you hare no report to make, pleaae send me name and poatotttce address ol prealdent and secretary of your county, immediately, ao that 1 can get up new direetory of aame. Youri fraternally, H. Q. Moore, Sec., F. B. A., of Texas. Lecture Department. All communications intended for this department should be addressed to B. J. Kendrick, Waco, Texas. Appointment . clikkokkk county. Alto, July 4. Rooky Springs, July 0. Atou Grove, July 9. Concord, July VI, I will be with Macedonia Alliance, three milea weat of Urauger in Wllllamaon county, on May 18. Fraternally G. L. Clakk. j, 11. webb. Will be in Shackelford county from t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 16 May 1889

f. ¥ \r f* I A I I I I [ lBNTKItXD AT TILK I'OBI OHIO AT DAL1.AS, 111 , AS S1COND CLASH «Alt MATTER «1 Offioial Journal of Texas State Alliance, and of the National Farmers Alliance and Co-operative Union of America. VOL. VIII. NO. 20. DALLAS, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAY 16, 1889. NEWS OF THE WEEK. State. .BILENE—Dirt wm broken Tuesday for the public scboolbouse. Austin—Green Crawford shot Will West, but not seriously. Both colored. . Decatub—A patent medicine orator iras charged with illegally practicing medí cine. Terrell—The Asylum has contracted for 1,000.000 brick in addition to what is be- ing made on'the ground. Honey Orovi—John Wright, charged with the murder of Frank Graves, was re- manded to the jail without benefit of bail Tatlor—Over 10,000 pounds of wool has been received here to date. The prices paid are much better than last year's prices. Hutchins—The brick work on the new Jail at the county poor farm is progressing rapidly and the Iron for the cages has been received. Hone...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 16 May 1889

£ THE SOUTHERN MERCUR Y: DALLAS, TEXAS, MA Y 16, 1881 THE FAMU^L Editor Mebcurt;—Since I lwt wrote whloh baa been but a ibort time, though It teem* to me an age, I have been changed flrom a Hf<htbearted girl who found noth- ing but bright, beautiful flower in her path, to a tad, heartbroken woman. My mother, tbe one who wu my un by day ind guiding star by night, has been taken (Tom me alter a ehort Illness, and I turn to the lamlly for comfort. 1 know there are tome In thli large family who can sympa- thize with me from experience. I have three little onei left In my oure and I feel that 1 need the prayera of every enter. Ohl what a trial it la to try to All a mother' pluoe. Why this burden baa been placed upon my shoulders I caunot ee, but I know the Heavenly Father doeth all thinge well. I hope you will ail forgive me for coming to you o toon, but in ray happy day 1 always went to Thk AIebcUKY family lor enjoyment and when sorrow overtook we 1 felt I must turn to it tor ■yupath...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 16 May 1889

aaaa as THE FARM. i Training Eiiftn. Th# term "breaking" as applied to the domestic anímala hat an unpleaiant ifgnili- oatioo. U Indicate bad management for clbly remedied. A oalf or a colt eliould be trained lrom lta birth, and It ahould be gradually led tn tbe way it should go—the word "educated" has precisely thla mean- ing—by a constant progressive course of kind and considerate treatment. A heller ealf should be weaned at lta birth. If its natural Instinctive proclivities are to be obliterated thla la the time lo begin, before the germs of these have had opportunity to grow Into a habit. Uenco a calf should not be permitted to suck tbe dam and should be taught to drink from a pall. Have a leather collar strong enough to hold It, with a ring sewn in it, and rope with a map hook attached to tie It with in the pen. Then it should be handled (brushed Is better) quite frequently, until it Is used to it and makea no resistance but rather Ukes it. As it grows oidor its udder and teats...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Southern Mercury — 16 May 1889

■p Southern Mercury (MB POLLA* A TOAR IN ADVAMUJt) Published by the—— STATE ALLIANCE PRINTING BOARD. ma^ XXU OAMFUIXT. Patronise thoee who advertise with us. Advertising mim furnished on application. Always mention Taa Mxaoauv when welt dig to adrertlaers. Koop buuneaa matter* separate from oar- retpondenoe intended for publication. Examine the figure* on the labal on jour pa- per and aeo that your time 1* oorreot. All letter* Intended for Tn Miner * whether business or otherwise, should be ad- Texa/d to THa BoüTHjms Mkrcvky, Dalla* will take about three week* after sub- scriptions are sent before the subscriber* will appear on the regular mallng When Handing notioe* of change of addww. ea, unlet* the old an well a* the r.ow address 1* given, we cannot pay any attention to such requests. Bend money for Tot Mhrcttry m •bev*: all money for the Exchange muit be Mpt to J. B. l Kelly, Dallus, Texas, care of national Bxobanfro Bank, Hake money order*, draft* and all remit- tance* payable ...

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