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THE GRENADA GAZETTE.
A P.1 YNE, Editor* and Manager*. L.1DD HISS. GRENADA, BESIDE THE BLUE SEA. She', watching tor me Beside tbe blue sea. of old ocean, Where waters dash high And dull, leaden *ky warning of storm king's commotion. Down close to the Give With soft, rippliDg hair And bright, winning air, With heart that is constant and true, With long lashes tight eyes bright, That caught from the bluebell their hu*. I know that to-day, Though far, far away, by tbe water, ' Ah, me! how I love Thia innocent dove, My last eummer's landlady's daughter. I wrote her last week To tell her I'd seek Her out and be soon at her side, I longed so to hear Her voice, soft and clear, Far over the bright waters glide. llrt't'I'i'-i Bbe watches for I'll open the note She yesterday wrote: Ah. me! how it cuts like a sword* "I send enclosed here, I hope it's not dear. The bill lor your last summer's board." —Boston Bud'jtL A THIEF. The Little Pauper and Hor Mam ma's Grave. "Thunder! one must be a perfect rascal! Ah! the brigand!" exclaimed thc old watchman stopping, unable to speak auy more, overwhelmed with In dignation. Finally, that is too strong! It is im possible to believe such rascality! Never, no: God be praised, never the watchman has witnessed a thing of that nature, which in the last few days had confounded him, tilled his soul with rage and set his brain on fire. It was not yesterday that he made liis round through the silent paths for the first time. Ten years ago. Jean, then a soldier, left his regiment. Thanks to his most excellent discharge and to some wounds caught almost everywhere, he had obtained the posi tion of watchman of tho Ivry Ceme tery. An old bachelor, without any family; after leaving his comrades lie found himself alone in the world With out anyone to love, therefore he began to cherish the graves and monument* confided to his keeping. Little by little they became his whole life; he considered them as his own property, knew by heart all the in scriptions recently painted on the hum ble wooden cresses or engraved on the Stones. His tombs were his family, his friends, his regiment! and in their midst he promenaded slowly; habit uated to the sound of his steps on the sand, liis days passed in a happy calm. Now sudden form, h his bio somebo the va! s had vanished; j sweet, so uni ned; anger made had noticed that 1 his tombs! AH were disdained; ave was covered y flowers a sac ining thc sacred 3 dead, dug the .rried them away, is crime exceeded ■ower of the old ain a single idea li the thief and! * " he did not his nrm stretched -t straight before nknown. Around 1 of his cane, lie ■ fly; then lie re made, exclaiming g all his rage: t be a perfect ras bit as wth n riltgim Souven : choices The i the co soldier remain finishh itself, 1 him, til him, hi caused comme in :i ref "Tin c:il!' Turn small g she wa dress, t showed with m 1 cn her stone, stopper quiring her wul From this lit "Very of thus Jean saw a very th unsteady step; rag of a les of which she -li, was covered kings were down feet struck a big de her cry, she ■n casting an in i her she resumed bed. ttclmiaii followed the wind lulled. ■ to himself, "one rs who infest tho is sent there by draw a few pen ioss of visitors." cheek reddened, nger. He wanted with emotion he s, he saw the little cemete infnmo nies fr Ail of His eye to spea could n one be .1. • grave and seize a mils. She pulled for a whole min then, making a ed it. rosebush and ran stumbling, ready her feet without t, carried in tier mad rosebusr It with Ute wit last effc -iu i, She r* -.... , straight i.-f. to fall, in flinching' m,. run, sec,i :r >. g: she heard not the panting man whu f, 1 . lv , ,, cri and wbo Ha j d . "Ah! rasc.i is settled! " ' When Jr tho ocmc i,, 1 ■ • r of the old watch 'i ii itch thee; thy fate her at the end ot •at is called "the id." otherwise the lild had fallen on grave which con h the surrounding ■n cross, clulnslly as half bent over; * ' he richest tombs, *oiue magnili . cut I'avers covered this grave of the The w i toh common i.m ;: . Potter's Kidd, ,, her knee. I„ trusted yUany , on/?*; a roil"! flot in the #roii' .,i, but around, !'u«r. . u , " 11 ■ upefied, looked at *Wl *Bft'lingm|..iuponB*s; she murmured Incomprehensible words; her body was convulsively agitated by sobs; she ut tered some plaintive groans and big tears rolled down her pinched cheeks. She raised her head, joined her hands, and her silver-toned voice as cended and resounded strangely in the silence of the necropolis. She said: "Our mother who is in heaven!" She took the rosebush that she had placed near her and kissed the flowers one by one; then, with her nails, around which small drops of blood ap peared, she dug a hole, in which she deposited the plant. Behind her, tinconscious of what he i . , . , J was doing, Jean lias removed his hat; but, as if ashamed of his sensibility, j he replaced it on his head and called . - . . ... . himself "an old fool, and deciding to ; end that business, he put hi. »«»* j rudely on the child s shoulders, made : her face him and said: "I catch you, little thief. ! Frightened, seeming o awake from a nightmare, the child looked at him; ! * she saw Ins angry face and his big | thundering voice calling her "little J thief. Then she cried aloud, wanted j to escape, while paraly zed wi ear she remained as nailed in the ground, her teeth chattered and her big blue * eyes rested on the old soldier. This one had softened the tone of his voice; now, it seemed impossible to , him that this little tiny, handsome head could belong to a thief, and searching the expressions of her face, earing to frighten her, he put a caress- ; mflect,on ln hl 1 3 ."'° r<ls - lhc c '' ,ld did not answer Ins questions; then anger regained him and he raised his hand, crying to her:^ '■Speak, ot else He did not finish his phrase, as, with- , out attempting to avoid the coming blow designed, the child bent her head, the watchman lowered his arm, and his face turned crimson ns if he had done a bad action. The child moved her lips; she wanted to speak, but the sobs, strangling, smothering her, prevented her from articulating a word. Only some harsh j cries, unintelligible sounds, came out from her throat. Prostrated with emo tion, she fell heavily on her knees, stretching forth her arms, and with her finger yet black with cartli making a desperate gesture she showed the grave on which expanded the roses to thc watchman. Jean did not comprehend, Ills auger was gone before this child of sorrow; he furgut his grief against her, took her in his arms and lovingly lie said to hen is a a "Hush! hush! my dear, I will not hurt you; look at me. I am not a bad man! Hush! do not try any more, and tell me why you take the people's flow ers to bring them here?" The child, reassured by the kindness of Jean, with a rattling in her throat, replied: "My mamma loved tho flower* so much, monsieur!" A sob interrupted her speech. Gath ering all her strength, she continued: "She is dead, my mamma, monsieur: the men have put her in a dark hole, and I want to bring plenty of flowers to her." "And yourfather?" asked the watch man. The child fixed her eyes, filled with astonishment, on the soldier without answering. He waited a moment, expecting to hear that the child's father was either sick or dead. Then lie renewed his question: "My sweet, dear, little one, where is your father?" "Myfather? Idonotknuw. Iknow only my mamma—nobody else but my mamma, monsieur. Please do not for bid me from bringing flowers to my mamma." Abruptly the watchman caught thc little girl in his strong arms, pressed her to liis old soldier's heart and, sob bing in his turn, he covered with kisses that tiny head, which instinctively nestled close to his face. "Why did you not speak, tramp that you are? Ah! your mother loved thc flowers, embryo of a rascal, then you shall steal them no more. Come with me; my garden is full pf handsome roses, etc. We will uproot them all, and we will bring them to your mam ma!" "True? true? is it true?" exclaimed the little one, her face radiant with pleasure; and with hor thin arms she , clasped the bronze neck of the old I ,l watchman, kissed him passionately, I and repeated with au infinite tender-! ] i ness: "Oh, how I love thee!" Then seriously she let go her hold of j Jean's neok, knelt, and her eyes turned toward Heaven, her face beaming with joy, she recited loudly her own prayer: "Our mother who is in Heaven!" And thc soldier knelt at her side, murmuring: "Thunder! and to say that I do not know a single word of proyor, but no matter, I will repeat with that angel: "Our mother who is in Heaven!" "Now, poor little thief, as 1 have caught thee, thy fate is settled. Thou slialt be ray child, my family, my regi ment, my all now!"— Translated from Uut French for the N. Y. Graphic. —Mr. Beecher always wore a soft fur hat with wide brim. He never varied the style to any great extent One day he went into a store in Brook lyn, and found a new style of hat He tried one on, and said: "This will do; send me home six of them. There la no use In buying one hat at a time. Thc hats were sent with the hill. When Mr. Beecher's frugal wife re ceived the bill and tha package, she immediately returned live of tho hats, and asked for a corrected bill .—Hatter and Furrier. WORN-OUT FARM LANDS. The Simplest XVa, of Restoring FerHIltf to Over,Topped Soils. No question is so important to farm ers as that of restoring worn-out soils. The raising of certain crops on the same land for several years in succes sion has a tendency to injure the soil by extracting from it certain mineral or vegetable fertilizers in an excess of others, thus leaving the soil in a poor condition for raising general crops, is well known that wheat lands soon become deteriorated, the cause being that this plant robs the soil of largo quantities of that most valuable of ^ incral fertiUaerg> phosphate of lime, Exhaugtion of thc goil followg as lln in . It .evitable consequence. Corn, ou tho contrarv docs no t require this fertil iie rto r |to growth, talttit to well sup plied with nitrogen or ammonia it will flourish on land which successful crops of wheat have robbed of nearly all . hate of lirac . Thua corn p rovc9 * be * a d regtorcr of lost fertility cauged by growing wboat on it . Corn bowever) will also cx . haust the land in tirae , if raigcd unin . terruptodly year after year on the same of ;: ound Th(J nitr , vbi( . b * ftbsorb * jn , quantities Is not the on] caus(>) ag thig cau bp 9U ppl icd arti J ficiall and dm . ing warm weath er developed ra idly on soi i s w |.en su lied wi ' tb vegetable matter. But corn ( , oeg not ive tbing to tha ^ u retur „ for Ug nourighm e„t, and timc tUe varioll3 mineral and vege table ingredients which are so essen ^ (o , ant Ufc are disgipatod by con . tinued ' cultivation , and tbc soil be . come, poor and exhausted. An all round renewer of worn-out andg , g gPTIPraVly recognizod clover , The benefits which this J crop give to the soil are variously es timated in different localities, but where it is used moderately for restor ing lost fertility it always gives good results. One great trouble with it is that many soils are so worn out that i t impossible or difficult to get a good catcli of clover. The farmer tries it season or two, and gives up the at tempt in disgust This is evidently pro voking work,but when it is remembered that clover, as all other plants, can not ■spring from nothing, but must have some sort of nourishment for the good which it confers jn return, a better un derstanding of tho question may be ob tained. Wheat requires considerable phosphate of lime for its growth, corn demands plenty of nitrogen and clover has its own peculiar needs. Clover benefits two kinds of soils in different ways. Sandy soil is always de ficient in mineral plant food, which leaches downward beyond the reach ol the plant roots. This is drawn to the surface and mixed with the top-soil by the dover. Heavy soils are disinte grated by clover, especially when the clods are deep below the surface where other plants can not reach them. Thousands of acres of heavy soil are in such condition that clover will not grow freely on them, because the ground is too lumpy. Thorough culti vation, and continual working over un til the lumps are pretty well pulverized will do more good toward fitting such land for a good crop of clover than any other work. Fall and spring plowing benefits such land very materially. If thc land is plowed in the fall it is well to sow winter rye, for it makes good foundation for clover, and often grows where clover will not catch well. It protects thc soil in winter, if sowed early enough, and at the rate of two bushels of seed to the acre, and in the spring it provides green herbage which can he turned under to induce fermen tation. In poor soil rye will not grow much, hut when sown thickly it will catch enough to nnswor nil purposes. After the rye has been turned under in the spring outs of barley should be sown, with a little clover seed mixed with it. If tho land is still too poor to raise clover, the oats should be plowed under just before coming into head. Thc land will then be in a condition to raise not only clover, but other paying crops. As the preparations have been made for the purpose of getting a good catch of clover, it is bettor to sow this crop thc first year and enrich the soil as much as possible before exhausting it again by other plants. After land is once restored to fertil . , ,l « am b - v <>vei;ci-oppi.i to er°p Lonxily. clover should be exci-y third or fourth season. Cut and feed the clover to pay for the cul tivation of the land and let the second crop go to manure. If the first crop is thus used, tlie second crop should not he taken off the Held, hut allowed to enrich the soil. The roots of the sec ond crop strike deeper into the subsoil after moisture during June until Sep tember. when the ground is commonly parched by drouth.' It loosens the soil below and extracts from It considera ble plant food. If the clover is plowed under after thc crop is ent, thc farmer loses one of the greatest benefits which clover confers upon poor soil. The deeper that the roots of any plant pen etrate Into the subsoil the greater will be the good resulting from Its growth. Most crops do not send their root* far down into the soil, and ■ tho plant food is taken from the surfaco, while lower down it may exist in abundance, even on the poorest land. To bring these to the surface, so that the root* »f all plant* can use iL'ia the great work of clover, especially when el owed to grow through the whole sum mer season. Ou some lands clover doe* not catch well because the seed Is destroyed hy a small midge. There is really no remedy for this destroyer, and tye farm land Is unfortunate that possesses it-* Georgs M. Welsh, in Ohio Farmer. ity hy thc use of clover and other grasses it should not he deteriorated If it is lieecs PROFESSIONAL AN D BUSIWE88. K. m7HIGHT, Dental Surgeon, Grenada, Mias. Having located permanently in O re * nada and tilted up a tii st-class office, respectfully solicits a share of the pat ronage of the people of Grenada and adjacent country. ffi^Office over Geo. Lake's Banking House. A. H. W1IITFIBLD Grenada, Miss. W. V. SULLIVAN. Surviving member 1 of Sullivan A Sulli-j van, Oxford, Miss. ) SULLIVAN A WHITFIELD, Attorneys-at-Law, Will practice in Federal, and State Courts. Grenada Office: Up-stairs in the Don kin Building, S-E. cor. Square. B. J. WALLACE, Fashionable Tailor > Crenada, Miss. A few Patterns of First-Class Goods kept on hand, and a full line of sam ples from the best Importing House in New York, which will be ordered [juuel ly] Duncan's new promptly. Up-stuirs in Wright A building. J. C. LONGSTREET. J. J, SLACK. SLACK A LONGSTREET, Attorneys-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Will practice in adjoining counties. Special attention given to busli^ss in the Federal and Supreme Courts. S. D. SCRUGGS, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Offers liis professional services to tho people of Grenada and vicinity. Office over A. W. Whitaker A Co's. J. B. GAGE, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss, Office over Hughes & Nauce's store. W. C. McLEAN, Attorney-at-Law, Greuada, Miss. Office over Branum A Goodwin's. W. L. HENTZ, General Contractor, Grenada, Miss. All kinds of building and carpenter work done in first-class style and workmanlike manner. B. C. ADAMS, JR., Attorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Leigh A Jones'. W. H. FITZ-GERALD, A.ttorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Lamkin A Duncan's. J. M. BISHOP, W atchmaker] J e weler Grenada, Miss. At I. Wile A Co's. All work guar anteed. JNO. B. LONG, PlastererlKalsominer Crenada, Mlaa. Work done ou short notice aud-satls faction guaranteed in all respects. W. E. SMITH, W atchmaker] Jeweler SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC :Q ,T ARE. Grenada, Mlaa. All work warranted and done with dispatch. CHAB. E. LONG, Practical Painter > Grenada, Mias. Contracts for any and all kinds ol Paintingsoltcltod, and first-data _ work guaranteed. _ $25,000.00 INGOLD! m COFFEE TUFim 1 Premies*, • - fltjOflt.00 \ Prsmlums, * 8900.00 * 8 Premiums, • 8280.00 u •. ras: ■gftaa-. 588 Jtohmjsrttoil^ ate tepMHi ss* tt mw fwi m amnumt mvw n eh •i ii J. R. LICKFOLD, South Side SublIg Square, ~ * G^BNADA,ffl IS Fine Watches, Clock) SELVBE'WA.EB AotTB Repairing of Fine Watches a Specialty —THE CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI Land aid Ispromt Cni Are now prepared to offer their services to parties having land) sale, either town lots or farm and timber lands, and would* quest any parties who may have any lands to sell to call upon any of the officers of the Company and learn the oh. jects of the organization, and to bring a full and complete description of such lands as they may desire to offer for sale. C. H. Campbell, Secy. A Treas., Winona. DIRECTORS: J. Moore, Winona. I C. L. Wilder, Grentdi N. Pass, Grenada. | D. D. Wilkins, DuckH J. C. Purnell, President, Winona. C- L. Wilder,\ Corr. Sec'y. G, eni J. C. Purnell, Winona. I O. P. D. Witty, W. ■. A. MEADERS. S. B, GARNEB, Meaders & Carner, AND II 'J PICTURE FRAMES, ETC. ASSORTED STOCK OP Wood and Metalic Coffins and Casketi ©^Always on hand. Orders by,Telegraph)Promptly Attended to,J Day or Night, L. BERNHARD, Staple Groceries, Fancy Groceries, Canned Goods 1 Choice Fruits, & Fresh Meats Of all kinds, at all times. Hides, and ever kind of country produce bought for cash. Grenada, Mitt. East Side Square, SHORT LINE Between Memphla, Tenn., and New Orleans, La. Miniiiippi t TmnniH md Uli&tiiCutnl&i. Schedule In Effect June 8th, 1SS7. STATIONS Ar Memphis.. ,Lv Lv Hernando. .Lv Lv Senatobla. .Lv Lv Sardis Lv Batesville. .Lv LvOaklaud.. .Lv Lv Grenada. ..Lv Lv Winona_Lv Lv Durant Lv Canton Lv Jackson... Lv Lv BrookhavenLv Lv MeComb C. Lv Lv Hammond Lv Lv NewOrleansAr Bardla Aceom'n.l Ar Memphis . .Lv Lv Whiteha'n.Ar Lv Hornlake . .Ar Lv Nesblt.Ar Lv Hernando. .Ar Lv Love Lv Coldwuter.. Ar Lv Senatobla. .Ar Lv Como.Ar NORTH SOUTH 5 00pm 5 64 p m 6 18 p m 6 65pm 7 32pm 8 18 pm 9 07 p m 10 05 pm 11 10 p m 12 30 a m 1 27 a m 3 28 a in 4 28 a in 9 00a m 8 10 a m 7 62 a m 7 10 a m 6 33 a m 5 45 a in 4 60 a in 3 69 a iu 2 65 a in 1 40 a m 12 42 a m 10 54 p ra 9 45 p m •7 40 p m 6 00 p m " N orth ' Lv Lv Lv 8 30 a m 8 20 a m Houth 8 05 a m 7 43 a m T 31 a m 7 14 a m 7 00 a hi 6 46 a m 8 35 a in 6 18 a m 6 00 a ni 5 45 a m 6 30pm 5 52 p m 6 03 pm 6 21 p m 6 86 p m 6 61 pm 7 02 p m 7 20 p in 7 40 pm Lv Sardis.Ar 7 66 p m Ar This train will stop at all flag stations New Orleans mail north will stop at Love, Nesblt, Horn Lake and White haven to put oil' passengers bolding tickets to these |<oinls from stations south of Hard Is Houthbound this train will stop at said points when flagged by agent to take on passen gers south of Hardis. I.O. N.R.TIMK TABLE. GOING NORTH. No 2, Express.arr. 10 80 p m No 4, Mall.arr. 4 46 a m No 8, Local Freight_arr. 8 10 p m GOING SOUTH. No 1, Express.arr. 12i»s m No 3, Mall .arr. 9 16 p m No 7, Local Freight_arr. 8 80am A fine new Wilson Hewing Machine complete with all the latest attach ments and Improvements, for sale cheap. Come around and give us a bid. Apply to tbe junior editor of this paper. TO THE PUBLIO: The undersigned having opened the south elds of Depot street, a on Boot and Shoe Shopl And bfing wall supplied with* First-Glass Material 1 Bucb as will Insure good service and satisfaction .offtrs hts services to (be public believing ihal bothin style and work, mansnlp be oan coMPEYr aWiTH a ny . i V\i m Sake @he I Mississippi and I Tennessee % w She Popular and P^bpe^^ed^outeI Quicker in time and tl miles ihorla than any other Through Car line between fflEMPHIS,<5ENN. JL2TS j Hew Orleans, Ua. | Splendid Equipment. Magnify cent Coaches, Pullman Buffo Sleepers, Trains Always 0* Time. The working arrangements betv«« the Mississippi an3 Tennessee «• Illinois Central Railroads insurw*M prompt handling of Freight businm forwarded over the Mississippi*!' Tennessee Railroad, shipments reacn ing destination following dayw livery at Memphis depot. Business consigned to the carej 1 . Mississippi aud Tennessee Rat "" at Memphis meets with dispatch this route. , We solicit your business, and W"' calling upon agents forinwc nation, etc._ See that your Tickets read over thi Mississippi #•Tennessee Railroat Ask agents for it. For further information apf** unmMmdMw emtthis, Tenn. your Bl —13 WEEKS] address IB receipt w The Polios Gaxktt* securely wrapped, to any the U. 8. for a mouths . ONE DOLLAR* Liberal discount allowed to pMt®£ on a » Box 46. -:ICE: On and after JumUt, th* Miss. & Tenn. IeeWf will sell Io* at 90o. pwJOOm Less than 100 Us. a*J* & Train arrives Wsdnes^J^ urday . bmobt-mam twoltegw mm*. BN? ir'n'f'1 bj