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THE GRENADA GAZETTE.
-LADD A Pi YNJ£, Editors Md MMuigen. UHR.N A1>A, MISS. GRANDFATHER'S ADVICE. 1 rsmember how my ^randslre. When I was a little lad, whittling with my Barlow, The first knife I ever had. Iwa* only making litter, Whittling sticks uml time away, 4nd be shook his old head wisely: "Don't do »hat. my boy, I pray. M If you've got a Yankee notion To m ike something of your life, Working out your plans is easy. With the aid of stick and knife. "When ^u whittle, whittle » omfthing ; Take th s, sonny, for your rule, If tis only match or toothpick. It will show that you're no fooL Saw •Some men whittle for a lifetime, And when Death shuts their old knife, Nothing but a heap of litter Represents their useless life " — TV xas Si/tingi. A FAMILY AFFAIR. Tho Downtroddenest, Moumfulost Couple in Tennessee. Just on the divide of a Tennessee mountain tho hind wheels of the buck board dropped into a rut, tho axle broke with a smash, and after spend ing ten minutes in solemn thought, the driver said: "Well, I'll have to get the consarned thing down to Tompkinsville for re pairs, and you'd betier stay all night at you cabin." "Perhaps they can't accommodate me." "There's no perhaps about it. Folks as has got a house art- bound to keep folks as has broke down." I went over to tho cabin, which was a rude log structure, and tho only one within four miles. The woman saw me coming and stood in the open door. Her husband saw me coming and sat down on a log. The five or six chil dren saw me coming, and arranged themselves along the opening in the brush fence which answered for a gate. As I came up I approached the man and explained the nature of the acci dent and asked to stay all night. ■'S: ranger, if it depended on me, I'd say yes," he replied, 'as he crossed his legs and tried to put on an injured look. "But it don't depend on me; I don't amount to shucks around yero no mo'." "Now. Zekiel. what d'ye talk like that fiu ?' demanded tho barefooted wife ns she came down to the log. "Who's said you wasn't bo tried to take the lead over vou?" Who's "You hev, an' right afore the cliil You said J wasn't fitted to dren, too! I drive hogs!" "Shoo, Zekiel! you began it by say ing I was extravagant." "Oh, yes, I begun it! I alius begin every thing! Nobody else never be gins mithin', and nobody else is never to blame!" "But this'ere stranger wants to stay all night. It's cornin' night and can't say no." 'Well, I calkerl&te he kin stay. A month ago I could hev taken him by the hand and told him to make my house his home, but now I hain't got no more rights around yore, Jl'm only a sighpher now." The wife took my sacliel into the cabin aqd I sat down on tho log with Zeke and offered him a cigar. At the same time the seven children came and stood in a row before us, and called out as in one voice: w "The fc-tlor has dun gin pap a cigar!" "Yes. children," said tho old man, ns he scratched a match on his star board quarter and lit the weed, "your pap has got a cigar. It's the fust cheerin' thing that has come to him fur twenty-one years, and it's proof that he hain't quite forgotten by all the world. What are ye standin' here lookin' at? Whar's ver manners?" •■Hain't got none!" called three of them at once. "No, I s'pose not, and I can't blame ye—not a bit Children as come up without any father can't be s'pcctcd to hev manners. Wbar' ye from, stranger?" •Bristol.' be -Right smart huddle, I' vo heard, but I've never bin thar'. Hear 'em say any tiling about me?" "No." "No? Well, I s'pose they've heard of me, but didn't want to say any tiling to a stranger. I'm the man who had forty-two biles on his back in one winter." "You did?" -Y. and I never got the least sym pathy from my family. I've also had rheumatism, lung fever, lame hack, fever-sore, consumption and yaller fever. Not one of the family siied a tear." "Is it possible!" "And I broke my leg. lost a two Imndred-dollar'mulo by pizen, lied my burn burn up, lost a farm on a mort gage, and buried two children. " "Well, yon have suffered." "Suffered? Stranger, excuse these tears; but yours are the first kind words I've heard since tho war closed," "Pap is beliering, ma!" shouted the children, ns 1 hey ran for the house, and the woman presently rushed out and said: "Now thar', Zekiel, you git, and stranger, come in to he thar, ye •Didn't I toll you to!" exclaimed Zi-kiel, as lin modo a boit for the woods. "I'm tlie discourngel'.ost, down (rod* denest, unfortunatest man in all era ulioJ), and I'm going to hang myself!' ino flu "You dasn'a't, »ml you k iow you dass' n 11" shouted the wife. "You dais' n't hang nuthing," added the children. While I was eating "smack" the woman stood before me. arms a-kimbo, aud the children completed the oircle around the table. "From fur?" queried the woman, as a starter. "From Bristol" "Hear 'em say any thing about me?" "I don't think so." "You ortcr, for I'm known all over the State as the distressedest woman in it." "And haiu't we distressed, too?" in dignantly demanded the children, in chorus. "Of course, but I'm the distressed est, being a wife aud mother." "Any particular cause?" I asked. "More'n ten millyon particular causes, stranger! No human being will eyer know' what l.hayo suffered in body and mind." "And wo'ye suffered, too!" chorused tho children. "Yes. some, but nothing in compari son. I've had tooth-ache, ear-ache, pleurisy, quinsy, chills, fever, jaun dice and bilious fever, and through the hull of it there has not been one hu man being to feel sorry for mo." "Is it possible!" "And I haven't a relashun as will speak to me, on account of my mar rying Zekiel, and if I was dying to morrow not one of 'em would come to lay me out for my coffin!" "That is indeed sad." "Stranger, them is tho first kind words I've heard for twenty years, and you must—must !" "And mam is beliering, too!" shouted the children, as she held her apron to her eyes. Presently Zekiel came creeping in, trying to look careless and indifferent, but ho had scarcely entered the dooi when the wife jumped up and said: "Didn't I say you dassu't hangyer self?" "And hain't you threatened to pizen yersclf a dozen times over?" "And we want to die, too!" howled the children. "Stranger," said the wife, as she began to clear up the table, "take a good look at that thing over there as calls hisseif a man. You'll never set on such an onery, shiftless, good for-nothing specimen of manhood. He hain't lit fur bears to chaw on!" "Give it back to her, pap!" shouted the oldest girl. ey ' replied Zekiel as he spit out the bark he was chewing, "you haiu't blind. You kiu see as well as me, and you kin now realize why I am the downtroddenest, mourn* fulest man in Tonjiessce. I've either hang myself or go on in this "Strang way." "Don't you believe him!'* appealed the wife. "It's all owing to him, and I kin prove it. If any body is down troddenest it's me!" "They dasn't pull ha'r and claw" observed the girl to me in strict con fidence. I was about to try and effect a re conciliation when tho teamster re turned, having hired a vehicle a couple of miles away, and as I left tho house Z 'kiel left with me. "No you don't!" exclaimed the wife. "You want to take advantage of me, but you can't." She put on lier bonnet and walked out with us, and the six children brought up the tail-end of the proces sion. As I got into the vehicle, Zekiel began: "Stranger, I'm sorry we hadn't southin' better; but as I told you at the start, I'm the mournfulesl, down troddenest" — "Don't you believe him, stranger," interrupted tho wife. "If any body has suffered more'n another, it's'' — "They dasn't fight!" yelled the cltil dren. And ns we moved away over the rocky road Zekiel made another bolt for the woods to hang him self and the children were clapping their hands and shouting: "Come back lierc, pap, and lie a man!"— M. Quad, in Detroit Free Press. SENSIBLE ECONOMY. Habits Which Can lie Acquired Only by Thoughtful Person*. Wealthy men and their ways were being discussed a day or so ag group of men in one of the prominent banks, when onecalled up the familiar remark that when a young started out in life his first fl.000 was the most difficult to acquire. "It isn't so much tho start it gives," lie said, "though it is something not to be overlooked, but it is tho habit of economy it implants. Of course I speak of young men who earn and save their money. by a man They acquire habits which cling to them all through their lives, aud lean call to mind an ex ample in one of ihn richest men of the city. He really has more money than he can spend, without being recklessly and though his name never appears in tho newspapers, he gives largely 10 charity, and worthy objects will receive his check for $600. sometimes less and sometimes more, but when he purchases any tiling for extravagant, himself ho drives a shrewd bargain. J have scon him r« nso to take a hat he mittso he cou-itlered tho price- half a dollar too much, bought out tho \ when ho might have hole stock in the shop and never missed the money. No may say that ho is mean, but It« lias economical ideas that he gained when he was an impecunious youth, strug gling hard to get along in tho w >rld," — Il is jnv v>n by statistics that more ino .ey is expended for c<sga than for flu » r. MOWW WIUL AND BUSINUM. K. If. HIGHT, Dental Surgeon, Grenada, Mia*. laving located permanently la Gf> aada and fitted up a first-claaa office, f— peotfully solicits »share of the pat roaageaf the people of Grenada and adjacent country. 'Office over Geo. Lake'* Banking House. A. H. WHITFIELD «T. T. SULLIVAN, Surviving member ) •f Sullivan A Sulll-1 Grenada, Mise van, Oxford, Miss. J SULLIVAN A WHITFIELD, Attorneys-at-Law, Will practice in Federal, and Slat* Courts. Grenada Office: Up-stairs in the Do* kln Building, S-E. cor. Square. B. J. WALLACE, Fashionable Tailor > Grenada, Misa. A few Patterns of First-ClfiBs Good* j 52? ÜSÄ'hSf ?J,norHnt°Ä: £ New York, which U 'b/orderS Up-stalrs in Wright à Duncan'» new building. promptly. J. 0. LONOSTBUT. I. J, »LACK. SLACK A LONG8TREET, Attorneys-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Will practice in adjoining oountle*. Spacial attention given to business 1* the Federal and Supreme Courts. B. D. SCRUGGS, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Offers his professional servioes to ths people of Grenada and vicinity. Office over A. W. Whitaker A Co's. J. B. GAGE, Physician & Surgeon, Grenada, Miss. Office over Hughes A Nanoe'a store. W. C. McLEAN, Attorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Br&num <fe Goodwin's» W. L. HENTZ, General Contractor » Grenada, Miss. All kinds of building and carpentef work done in first-class style and workmanlike manner. B. C. ADAMS, JR., Attorney-at-Law, Grenada, Mias. Office over Leigh A Jones', W. H. FITZ-GERALD, ittorney-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Office over Lamkin A Duncan's. J. M. BISHOP, Watchmaker» Jeweler Grenada, Miss. At I. Wile A Co's. All work guar anteed. JNO. B. LONG, PlastererlKalsominer Crenada, Miss. Work done on short notice and satis faction guaranteed in all respecta. W. E. SMITH, Watchmaker« Jeweler SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE Crenada, Mias. All work warranted and done with dispatch. CHAS. E. LONG, Practical Painter Grenada. Miss. Contracts for any and all kinds a! PaintingsoliciU*l, and first-class work guaranteed. $25,000.00 IN GOLDI WILL BE PAID TO* moor coffee ramus. *1,000,00 8500.00 eaek #250 00 #100.00 " #50.00 820.00 •10.00 1 Premium, * 2 Premium», • * Premiums, • 29 Premiums, • 10# Premiums, • 200 Premiums, • 1,000 Premi ums, VW 1*11 paWJcuUr. &.d SlrctloM Me Ohm Smimnmj peoeil of Aoiouji- tknu I it II ii J. H. BARKSDALE, Attorney-at-Law, G RE:: ADA, MISS. Will practice to all the adjoining Connue» and In the Federal aud Supreme Courte. All rlalme for noh-realdenu will be litigated la the Federal Courta uuleaa It la otherwise di rected. ___ J. LANK LEIGH, T .. « ,1 -r» JUS11C0 01 the I 0ÎIC6, 1 (1 21 88) GRENADA, MISS. the 1st and 8rd Monday la each month. Boilolta all kinds of business which requires the attention of a J. P. Office at Jas. Pryor'* store. Holds Court f?ENi^Y <3 ohnson's ©ONSOrçiAL ^ArçiiOrç, North 81de Depot Street, Is the most handsomely fitted up and plaoe In Grenada to get a good Shave or Hair-Cut. Try him. J. DRUMMOND I TINNER -AND- -:Sheet Iron Worker: GRENADA, MISS. j Having opened » shop on Depot St.. *• " - I *nd putting on new ones. Your or ders are solicited,and many years ex perience in my business warrants ma in guaranteeing all my work. J. A. Stevens. B. E. Moors. CHOICE kg! Lumber! —:0AK ORPINE:— In any quantity, delivered in the SI.25 per hundred feet -BY Stevens & Moore. Health is Wealth! nrrrn BRAUA :TR EAtMEVn^S Dr. E. C. West's Nerve a Brain Treat* ment, »guaranteed specific for Hysteria,Dlz »Iness, Convulsions, Fils, Nervous Neuralgia Headache,Nervous Prostration caused by the use of alcohol or tobacco, Wakefulness, Men tal Depression, Softening lug In insanity and lead! of the Butin result ng to misery, decay and death, Premature Old Age, Barrenness, Loss of power in either sex, Involuntary Losses and Spermatorrhoea caused by exertion of tho brain, self-abuse or over-in dulgence. Each box contains one month'» treatment. $1.00 a box, or six boxes for $5.00, sent by mail prepaid on receipt of price. WE GUARANTEE SIX BOXES To eure any case. With each order received by us for six boxes, accompanied with $5.00^ wo will send the purchaser our written guar antee to refund tne money if the treatment does not effect a cure. Guarantees issued only by JBranum & Goodwin, Druggists, Sole Agents, Grenada, Miss. if g 85) $500 REWARD! We will pay the above reward for wiv ' liver complaint, dyspepsia, sick headi Indigestion, constipation or costivoness we cannot cure with West's Vegetable Liver Pills,when the directions are strictly compli ed with. They are purely vegetable, and never fail to give satisfaction. Large boxes containing 30 sugar coated pills, 25c. For Rale by all druggists. Beware or counterfeits and ions. The genuine manufactured only by JOHN 0. WEST & Co., 862 W.MadisonSt., Chicago, J Us. case ache, jf imitât, THE POPULAR AND PREFER. RED ROUTE. Quicker iu time and 61 miles shorter than any other Through-Car lin» between 1 Splendid Equipment! Magnificent Coaches! Pullman Buffet SleepersI Trains Always on Time! Thf working arrangements between the Mississippi A Tennessee and tne Illinois Central Railroad insures the prompt handling of freight business forwarded over the Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad,shipments reach ing destination following day of de livery at Memphis depot. Business consigned to the cars of the Mississippi A Tennessee Railroad at Memphis, meets with despatch via this route. We solicit your business, and request your calling upon agents for in formation, etc. A. J. KNAPP, General Freight and Ticket Agent, Memphis, Tenn. <rar. » 5 name on a package of COFFEE It a guarantee of excellence. ARIOSA I COFFEE is kept iu all flrst-elasf store» Cran the Atlantio to tho Paoifio. COFFEE Is n «vor good when exposed to the air. Always buy this brand in hermetically coaled ONE POUND PACKAGES. A. T. INMAN (Successor to B. H. Gordon à Co.) -DEALER IN Dry Goods, Clothing, Halo, Caps, STAPLE and FANCY Groceries >» I respectfully solicit a share of the public patronage, andguara » tee all goods as strictly first-class. Highest cash prices paid for all kinds of country produce. Goods delivered to any part of the city free of charge. Tha BEST Simolest Cheapest And Moat WATER WHEEL IN -Powerful sets inside or outside of water bouse. Price below »11 competition—in reset of every small mill and gin in the country. Write for large catalogue eat state all the particulars about your power. Iron case» for wheel» to »at 1» side or outside.— Pbices Low, Best Portable Com Mill in the Market.—Tools first premium at the Georgiy Alabama and South Carolina State fairs over thirteen competitor!. Ground the best meal and more of it. The Beit Saw Mill.— Pony Mill with the latest and best improvement», va riable friction feed that beats them all and no mistake. Ratchet set workA eto., complete except saw to cut 6000 feet per day only $200. It is warranta# to out 2000 feet per day with 6 Horse power Engin*, Jüst Think## This! Larger mills made to order. Millstones for all purposes. The largest stock in the South. Send for prle«| Mill Gearing of all kinds, shafting, pulleys, etc. Don't buy any kind of mat chine without first getting our prices. A. A. DeLoach A BRO., Founders and Machinists, Atlanta, G*. AMERICA! ERB & CO. MEMPHIS, TEIfcTILT. W. P. TOWLER, WITH SCHMIDT&ZIEGLER. ESTABLISHED 1845. WHOLESALE GROCERS, Importers of Wines, Liquors, Rio, Java, Mocha and Cordova Coffees, -AND RECEIVERS OF Sugar, Molasses & Rice New Orleans, Louisiana. 7. Schorr, President. P. BAUS8 ENTHAI.be, Vice- Präsident C. Kobhlh, See'y. ATseasbrar. Tennessee BrewingCo. Manufactursi-s aft ha Célébra tad FUstier Bser ii Rigs ud Bottles! Only Pute Chrystal Well Water Used for Brewing Purposes. ■OUTH-WEST CORNER BUTLER AND TENNESLEE STREBT#, Memphis, Tenn. ffi^-Call for Memphis Beer "W. H. &OLDE 1 T, Boot and Shoe Maker ! NORTHEAST CORNER PUBLIC SQUARE, Grenada, Min. Patronage solicited and satisfaction guaranteed in all lastaueel. Chas. ChafTe, New Orleans« La. «lohn Powell, Grenada. MIm. CHAFFE & POWELL, Cotton Factors and l No. 32 Perdido St., New Orleans, La.