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THE GRENADA GAZETTE.
I,add X PS INK, Editor, and Mtnsferw MISS. GRENADA, THE BABY'S DILEMMA. My four-year-old baby sat on my lap In t he dusk of the fading day— So helpless he seemed as ho nestled tnere, So dependent on mother and mother-care. That I asked, as I kissed the golden head, •'What would you do, dear, if Mamma werf \ dead?" The eyes met mine with a steadfast look, That showed neither sadness nor fear; The lips stiU smiled i As though iny death «> Not a tear in eye or „ •'I would live wiv Urainma if you was dead. •'But Grandma is old and feeble, you know, And not able to es you couldn't stay there.' The face grew grata, One quick, scared look at my face he gal e, Then, still half-dettant, he slowly said: •'I touid live wiv Auntie if you was dead. know, The brown eye. a careless way, a new-found play; voice as he said: for you; "But Auntie has boys of her own. y. And she wouldn't want any more. No; you couldn't live there." Life looks pretty Kloomy Just now. ISut still. With a quiver ot lip aud chin, he said: •Wouldn't I live wiv Uncle Tom it you was deadf" •'Uncle Tom has no wife nor home, you know, And a man couldn't care for you." The little breast heaved with Its weight of woe HVas there uowhere, then, for a boy to go. his arms round my neck b* And be sobbed, threw: •'I would want to die and go with you. -Mary Rttxcca Hart, in Good Houtek'fpwg. NORAH. 4 Home for Herself, But No Wel come for Her Babe. She was sitting dejected tin! tired .looking on the hard benches of the in telligence office, hushing serving babe in her weary arms, when some ladies came in to look for a girl. She saw them glance at her, and heard what the woman who kept the office was saying. •'A widow—husband died of ship fever coming over—will work for very small wages—wants to keep the child with her." She could not help hearing this for every sense was alert and trained, nor the comments of one of the ladies. "She looks strong enough to do my work, but the child is a nuisance ; can't she give it away ?'' She heard, and clasped the little one to her breast in a more eager embrace. "You might try her," the woman was saying, "she is not young nor giddy, and losing her husband so late ly, and having the care of her child will keep Iter steady." "Y-e-s! I've a great mind to try her. There's a little room off the kitchen where site could keep the child. What did you say her name was ?" " Norah! '' "Norah, would you like to try a place with me P" The lady's voice was pleasant. She had a light, cheerful face, was young anil looked happy and prosperous. "I would, ma'am, indeed, and Til try to keep little Mary as quiet as I cun, so she won't disturb you." " You see 1 have children of my own, Norah—three of them—and you will have to help bake care of them." "1 will, ma'am ; only try me." So pretty Mrs. Weeks took home the strange woman who had come such a long way, only to find a home with strangers in a strange land. Norah was deeply thankful for this opportunity. A home for herself ami that poor unwelcome baby, who had no friend in the world but its mother! The new girl did her work well and Mrs. Weeks declared to her friends that she bail found a treasure. "But," she added, "we must get rid of tlie baby." Fur it cried nights and disturbed Mr. Weeks. And several times Norah had been obliged to leave what she was doing and hush it to sleep. Mrs. Weeks never touched it. "It's father died of ship fever," sho said; "there's no knowing but some contagion may cling to it." For that reason she did not allow her own children to play with the little stranger. A scheme was maturing in her mind; site was a woman with benevolent pro pensities—public ones, that got into the newspapers occasionally. "Tin going to send Norah's baby to the children's hospital and pay for its keep," she said, much as if she was announcing that she was designing a new world. Norah heard her. Sho was singing under her breath a sad bit of song, the refrain of which was: "When the gives up its dead." She went into the little catch-all of n room, where her baby was asleep in a clothes basket. "She is like our blessed Lord," she «aid, as the tears dropped upon the sleeping face, "He had not where to lay His he.nl." She made no outcry when Mrs. Weeks told her of her plan; indeed, how could she. The child would be well cared for there, better than she could do for it, end after she went to the plane and saw the pretty white cots, tlie pictures on the walls of Christ blessing little children, and the kind nurses, she tried to be content. "Perhaps He will suf fer her to come to Him?" she thought, arranging in her own mind a text she saw there. My own opinion is that a ohild is hotter ofT in u kennel witli its mother, If she loves it, than alone in a palace of comfort. ' Norah could do twice ns much work Without her baby, and she did it. She was neat, diligent and obliging, and sea she never went out except on the day j she was permitted to visit the little hospital. It was a hot summer. The baby I faded like a plucked lily. Norah her self was faint and weak from the ex-! cessive heat, unlike any thing in that j cool, green isle, which we are told is | "fair as the smile of God." It was all | she could do to cook and work and take care of the children, as well at ; bear her own burdens. I But sho distinguished herself by ex- j cellence. j ••They also serve who only stand and | wait." Whatever she did was well done. The family soon leaned on hei as a sure and safe prop. One afternoon she appeared before Mrs. Weeks with a hurried request to ! go out. "This is not your afternoon out," said the lady, quietly. She was making a lace cap for her youngest child, a sweet little girl, and poised on her hand, it looked a dainty thing. "You know, Norah, one of the reasons why 1 keep you is that you are not always wanting to run out. I hope you are not going to disappoint me." "No, ma'am." answered the girl, respectfully, "1 will not, but they've sent me word from the hospital that little Mary is worse, and my work il all done up." "Nonsense," answered her mistress, shortly; "I saw her yesterday, and she was as bright as she could be. Besides, I am going out myself. I expect my sister every moment, and we will not be home until evening," Norah's head drooped. Her fingers clutched her apron to still the agony j in her heart. Mrs. Weeks was getting ready now to go. "You must not leave the children a moment, Norah," she said, as she went, "little Arthur is quite feverish. I would not trust him with anyone hut you. And I'll tell you, Norah—you can go and see your baby tbo first thing in the morning." So she did. There was a white cloth spread over the little cot. When she turned it back with frantic haste, she looked on the face of an angel! All this happened some time ago. Norah is still with Mrs. Weeks, still It is her Getliscmane.— Mrs. M. L. ! Payne., in Detroit Free Press. the patient, faithful drudge, who is "so faithful" and "never goes out." When the dftv is over and her work is done she goes into her little rooti and closes the door. MUSCLE IN COURTSHIP. Her Daughter li*. "He, he!" cackled old Mrs. Paxton as she took her snuff stick out of her mouth aud leaned back in a chair. "He, he, he! jeon didn't know our Liz was i goin' to marry Jack Gillyfish, did ycou?" "Lordy, no!" says Mrs. Jones. "I heevn as how your man Towed that Jack was too nteachin' an' hadn't grit nuff to suit him nor Liz." "He, he, lie!" roared Mrs. Paxton. "That's wliar the laff comes in. The oie man did think so. but he's sorter changed his mind. Ycou see, Jack's been so blamed spoony and mushey 'round Liz. an' actin' so like a sick calf, par didn't like it He said as how no feller with a bit o' grit or sand in 'im would make sich a dcrncil fool » o' hisself. An' he said as how ho was goin' to put Jack to test an' lick 'im an' shame Tin right'fore Liz an'make her sick of a feller that hadn't no grit In '| m> "So las' night, when Jack and Liz was spoolin' round on the kitohing door-steps, par he steps up an' rolls up his sleeves an' he sez, sez he: " 'Lookcc here, Jack, onless I'm mighty mistaken, ycou ain't the sort of chap I wants for a son-in-law, nor one Liz wants for a man. But I kinder like you. Jack, nn' I'll give a fairer show'n I would most airy one else; so if yon kin lick me with me boldin' one hand ahind my back, yeou kin go on with your sparkin', but if yeou cayn't, blamed if I don't trounce ycou good with one hand an' boot yeou off'n the place into tlie bargain. Sha'n't I, Ll z y> "Well, Liz she kinder snickered into her apern an' *ez: " 'Yes, yeou kin, par.' Jack he got red ns fire an' I thought he'd light out for tlie woods, but still o' that he sez to Liz, sez he: 'Shell I try him one, Liz?' an'Liz she sez, sez she: 'Pitch in, Jack, I'll hold yer hat' "Well, par stood a-grinnin' when Jack gave a jump an' a yell an' I'm blnmed if lie didn't knock par a rod nt tlie first lick, an' ho hadn't hardly crawled to his feet when Jack give 'im another crack that sent 'im flat inter a big tub o' rainwater kerswash. Then Jack grablicil him by the heclz an' jerked him to his feot an' clapped his jaws 'till Liz an' me nearly died a-laf fin', an' wo Jest come nigh spllttln' our sides, when Jack tripped par up the neatest yeou over see in your life, an' grabbed 'im by the heels an' drug 'im three times 'round tlio house, and then flung him over a ten-rail fence into a hog waller. Lordy! how Liz an' me ] nff ] "Then Jack ho comes an' sets down to sparkin' Liz as kam an' as cool aa a cowcumher, an' bymeby par he crawls out an' sneaks 'round back o' the house an' sticks his head 'round a cor ner an' sez. kind o' feeble-like, sez ho: •• -Yeou can her her. Jack.' "Blamed if it wa'n't nuff to make a dog laff. TUI- Hits * —A itodeut at Vanderbilt Univer sity, in XonnusQ*. has just bod the world's record In high kicking, having succeeded in hitting * mark at tlie *m precedent**! height of nine fed, three and ono-halt Inches j I t The cows may bo kept n scant pastures without shado, the broiling tun pouring down on their unprotect, | >d backs from morning until night This is annoying and injurious to health, causing a feverish condition of the system which is communicated to - Ilr ' ™ ilk alld aids >" the devolopemenl A floating curds. Tho good dairyman P rov ^ es cows with an abundance of sliade and sees to it that they do not have to labor all day in a dried-up pasture to get a scanty supply of food, have a sufficiency to eat and time to lie down in cool places, chow the cud. dream and secrete good, whole some milk. FOR CHEESE-MAKERS ! Che Source* Through Which Witches Kl* ter the « heene-Vut In Summer. 2 Cows are too often competed to get their supply of water from stag nant ponds and pools. These are teeming with animal aud vegetable forms of life, of a microscopic char acter, which arc taken into the stomach and enter into tlio circu latory system. Experiments made at Cornell University, some yean ago, showed that these minute organ isms and spores not only go into the blood, where they are found, but into the milk which is elaborated from the blood, rendering it unfit for human food. Such milk will play the very mischief in the cheese-vat, turning out cheeses that wlion cured are known af "stinkers." Pure water and plenty ol it, is absolutely essential to the pro 1 duction of sound milk. 3. In the hot season of the year the air i3 full of all sorts of microscopic life, the germs of which are floating and settling everywhere. They are most plentiful in stables, barnyards, sheds, etc., and wherever there is fer menting and decaying matter. If the cows are milked in such a place, these microbes will be inhaled by the cows and enter into the general circulation, and thence into the milk, and they will also fall into the milk-pails and cans, and contaminate milk by direct con tact It is declared by good authority that if tlie cows breathe a foul atmos. phere for fifteen minutes the foulness will show in the flavor of the milk and injure Its keeping qualities. Thcs* microbes may not at oneo show in the chcesn-vat.but they will develop sooner or later, and their effects will be seen in the cheese on the ranges. There fore, all places and their vicinities where cows are milked can not be kept too clean nor be too thoroughly deo dorized. A The milk may be injured bvlm proper handling. It may not be prop «*'*y cooled at night, and, therefore, taint or sour. It may be too closely confined iu the cans while hot, and in this way become tainted. It may be carried to the factory in cans not prop erly ventilated and be exposed for a long time on the road to the hot rays of the sun, which will develop taint The hot milk of tlio morning's milking may be poured into the cold night's n> ilk > thus hastening the dccomposi tion of the latter by raising the tem perature, and through this tainting and »ouring the whole batch. Care should bo taken to keep the night's anil morn 'ng's ' ,liIk separate, unless the latter >» thoroughly cooled bofore the two »™ mixed. The other causes of early » aint and decomposition should, of course.be avoided and guarded against 6 - Ferments and taints may collect in the sharp corners and crevices of thc vats a «d implements used in the cheese factory. The strainers anil con ffuctsis may not bo properly washed ftfld scalded, the thermometer even ma y become loaded with injurious germs, anil go of every thing that comes In contact with the milk or curd, not forgetting every faucet. Tho rennet preparation may get tainted * nd u 'ilit to use if not kept in a cool P lao «- 'f he fl< > 01 ' 8 become source* °f mischief, and ought to bo kcptscru pulously clean. All sink-holes and P°°' s wound the factory, all sponts and places where they may spill and become corrupt, should ire watched and carefully cleansed. The invisible forecs are actire. and will put in their work wherever they can get a chance. ®° on y°" r guard against their insidi ous entry. 8 After all is said and done, if your curing-room is not right, the witches may play tho mischief with you there, The best of curds may lie spoiled by the worst of curing-rooms—one in which the temperature rises and falls with the changes outside. Tho curing-room should bo so constructed as to be under perfect control of tomperaturo, and be kept at not higher than soventy do greos nor lower than sixty-live. Bnt very few curing rooms nro of this ohar actor, and this accounts for a large share of the poor or indifferent cheese thrown upon tho market, while entail ingbeavy losses upon nil whose income depends upen tho receipts of the fao tory. All curing-rooms should hav* donble walls, with two or three, oi more, dead-air spaces and double win dows end properly constructed ventil ators. In tlio absence of these essen tl»l«. the best that the choose-worket can do ie to open bis windows at night, letting In the cool air, ami carefully keep them closed through (he heat ol the day. Tlie Importance of curing rooms so constructed that the tempera; ln c™ ho properly eontroled «* not yet understood by the greet me Jority of dairymen. Closo attention »• tMn •• one of the desiderate of the ity.—Bural Few Yorker. thirty-four children. Ho I* eighty, four year* old. ha* hi* third wit* with * babe at her breast, and Is as setlv* —There I* e negro men living neat detuaii. Go., who I* the father ol as meat men at fifty M PROFESSIONAL A ND BUSINESS. k7m7 might, • Dental Surgeon, Grenada, Mias. Having located permanently in Gre nada ami fitted tip n first-class office, respectfully solicits a share of the pat of the people of Grenada and adjacent country. £^*Offlce over Geo. Lake's Banking House. ronage A. H. WHITFIELD W. V. SULLIVAN. Surviving member . of Sullivan & Sulli-J- Grenada, Misa. vail, Oxford, Miss. J SULLIVAN * WHITFIELD, Attorneys-at-Law, Will practice in Federal, and State Courts. Grenada Office; Up-stai rs In the Don kin Building, 8-E. cor. Square. B. J. WALLACE, Fashionable Tailor, Crenada, Mias. A few Patterns of First-Class Goods kept on hand, aud a full line of sam ples from the best Importing House in New York, which will be ordered [junel ly] Up-stairs in Wright A Duncan's new building. promptly. J. C. LOXGSTREET. J. J, SLACK. SLACK & LONGSTREET, Attorneys-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Will practice in adjoining counties. Special attention given to business in the Federal and Supreme Courts. 8. D. SCRUGGS, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Offers his professional services to the people of Grenadaand vicinity. Office over A. W. Whitaker & Co'». J. B. GAGE, Physician & Surgeon, a Grenada, Miss. Office over Hughes & Nance's store. W. C. McLEAN, Attorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Branttm & Goodwin's. W. L. HENTZ. General Contractor j 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 & Jones'. W. H. FITZ-GERALD, ittorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Laiukin & Duncan's. J. M. BISHOP, W atchmakeri Jeweler Grenada, Miss. At I. Wile & Co's. All work guar anteed. JNO. B. LONG, PlastereriKalsominei Crenada, Mias. Work done on short notice and satis faction guaranteed in all respects. W. E. SMITH, Watchmaker* Jeweler SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC IflVARl. Oronada, Mias. All work warranted and done with dispatch. CHAS. E. LONG, Practical Painter t Grenada, Mies. Contract* for any and all klnde ol Falntiugsolicitod, end first-dais _ work guaranteed. $25,000.00 IN GOLD! WILL U MW IBB HlBlffl'COFFEE TSlPPEtt 1 Premium, » • BI.000.M , . 2 Premium*, • 8600.06 **** • Premiums, • B2 M.mT 98 Premium*, • t 100 Praininmif 1 9M PromlnaH* ■ 1*000 Premium*, M M it •1 ; ■■ . ■ - . ,7 . J J. R. LICKFOLD, SoUtPH Side EUbiiIg Square, Grenada, ffii SS _ Fine Watches, Clocks. SELVBEWARB AND 1 * Repairing of Fine Watches a Specialty. —THE CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI Laid aid Improremeat Comj'ij Are now prepared to offer their services to parties having Lands fee sale, either town lots or farm and timber lands, and would re 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. & Treas., Winona. DIRECTORS: . J. Moore, Winona. I C. L. Wilder, Grenada. ?. N. Pass, Grenada. | D. D. Wilkin*, Duck Hill, J. C. Purnell, President, Winona. C.L. Wilder, Corr. Sec'y., Grenada J. C. Purnell, Winona. I O P. D. Witty, W u ■. A. HEADERS. S. It, GARNER. Meaders & Garner, AND Mm WaJlPaner. Miiira.M'ffl&iiiPwtoSi ■I Tv li Wi I h|RRI IHWrINHI BWiWB MM IMNI VIHNl PICTURE FRAMES, ETC. ASSORTED STOCK OF Wood and Metalic Coffins and Caskets. 0^Always on hand. Orders byjTelegraphJPromptly Attended to,^§ Day or Night. L. BERNHARD, Staple Groceries, Fancy Groceries, Canned Goods Choice Fruits, &c„ Fresh Meats Of all kinds, at all times. Hides, and every kind of country produce bought for cash. East Side Square, Grenada, Mite. Square, SHORT LINES Between Memphis, Tenn.,nnd New Orleane, La. liaicippi & Tiuiwe udjlinoii Ceatrskl l, E. Schedule In Effect Jane 8th, 1887. STATIONS Ar Memphis. . .Lv Lv Heruuudii. .Lv Lv Senatobia. .Lv Lv Sardis Lv Batesvllle. .Lv Lv Oakland.. .Lv Lv Grenada. . .Lv LY Winona_Lv Lv Durant ...Lv Lv Canton Lv Jacksou... Lv Lv BrookhavenLv Lv MeComb C. Lv Lv Hammond Lv Lv NewOrleansAr NORTH south 6 00 pm A34pin 6 18 p m 6156 pm 900am 810 a ui 7 62am 710am 6 38am 6 45 a m 4 60 a in 859 am 255 a m 140am 12 42 a m 10 54 pm 946pm 7 40 pin 6 00pm Worth 805 a m 743am 7 81 am 714am 7 00 a in 846 am 6 85 a m 0 18 a m 0 00a m 6 46 a m Lv 7 32pm 8 10 p m 9 07 pm 10 05 pm 1110 pm 12 30 am 1 27 a m 828am Lv 4 28 a m 6 30 a m 8 20am South h a j'dlg Aooom' n. Ar Memphis.. .Lv Whiteha'n.Ar Lv Hornlake. .Ar Lv Nesbit.Ar Lv Hernando. .Ar Lv Love Lv Coldwater. .Ar Lv Senatobia. .Ar LvComo.. .Ar Lv Sardis 6 30 pm 5 52pm 0 03pm 6 21 pm Lv 6 86 pm Ar 6 51 p m 7 02pm 7 2» p m 740pm Ar 7 50 p m This train will stop at all flag stations New Orleans mall north will stop at Love, Nesbit, Horn Lake and White haven to put oft' passengers bolding tickets to these points front stations south of Sardis, Southbound this train will stop at said points when flagged by agent to take on passen gers south of Sardis. I. O. R. N. TIME TABLI. GOING NORTH. £° *. Express arr. 10 80 pm No 4, Mall.arr. 4 46am No8, Local Freight ... arr. 810pm GOING SOUTH. No 1, Express ... No 8, Mall . .arr. 12 98am „ . , . . .arr. 916pm No 7, Local Freight...arr. 8 80am A fine new Wilson Sewing Machine complete with all the latest attach ments and Improvements, for sale cheap. Come around end give us a bid. Apply to the Junior editor ot this paper. TOTHEPUBLIO: The undersigned having opened the south aid* of Depot etreet, a Boot and Shoe Shop I And bolng well euppllsdwlUi First-Class Material ! "^Aiwasi** r&SWirHA*,* FA 8 . 0 . Sake ©h e Mississippi and Tennessee 1^. fy. ©he Popular and PKBpekkbd FJoutb. Quicker in time and 91 miles ihortet than any other Through Car line between Oemphis, @enn. JlXTD Uew Orleans, La. Splendid Equipment. Magnify cent Ceachee, Pullman Buffet Sleepers, Trains Always On Time. The working arrangements between tlie Mlaelealppl ana Tennessee end Illinois Central Railroad* insures th* prompt handling of Freight business forwarded over the Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad,shipment* reach lug destination following day of de livery at Memphis ae)wt. Business consigned to the care of the Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad nt Memphis meets with dispatch via this route. We solicit your business, and request your calling upon agents for infer-' m otion, etc. See that your tickets read over the Mississippi 4 Tennessee Railroad 1 Ask agents for it. For farther information apply <• -Nemphi^Tcnn. St -13 WEEKS I The For ,ice Gakrtte will be malUdi securely wrapped, to any Address in th* U. 8. tor 8 month* > on receipt «>< ONE DOLLAR. Liberal discount allowed to postmas ter*. agents and clubs. Sample copies mailed free. Address all order* to Richard K. Fox, Frankm^Huunre- * » Box 40. -:ICE: On send after Juste let, the Miss. & Ten#. Ice Car adll sell Ioe at 90s. ptr TOO to lees ihdm 100 Os. at let.perjb Train arrives Wednesday & Sat Wm Sbferty. urday, JfcUffhtb] JM: