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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE FARMERS' ALLIANCE OF CRENADA COUNTY. VOL. IV -NO. 25. R. T. P 4 YKK. Fdiior ttiid Froprteior. ■ GRENADA, MISS., THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 7, 18*9. ""4P" goods from CIIfcT CUTITATL Queen City Club, Spring Water, Billy Moore, Ladd& Heath, Sole Agents. Satisfaction Guaranteed in every instance. WO "ALCOHOL IS ANY QUANTITY. JUGS FREE. B. H. GORDON, -DEALER IN Choice Staple and Fancy Groceries J Canned Goods, Candies, Cigars and Tobacco Goods Delivered in any part of the City Free of Charge. •i <3. 1^. M(s>r(FOLfD, South Side Square, : Grenada, ffliss. x>s-o.x-s:xfc lar Fine Watclies, Clocks, Silverware and «Jewelry. l^EPAirçiNG op Pine (öa^ghes a Specially. a J. F. MOSS, Staple arxd. Fancy Groceries Cigars, Tobacco, Canned Goods, Candies, 3 ST\a.ts, Etc. DEPOT «TRBET, ûrIÂ333ïT^.20JL, OÆISS. Money to Loan! t 03bT IMPROVED FARMS Containing not less than Eighty Acres, in * cultivation. From 3 to 7 years, at ten pei cent, per annum. No shipments of Cotton. 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It aui-prepared to supply the public [with monuments of any desorlptiou, at price* below thosa offered by any other agency. lUspaotfully, N. a KOON LOUISVILLE, New Orleans sTexas railway, (MISSISSIPPI V ALLEY ROUTE) THEPOPULARLINE -BETWEEN the all Memphis, Greenville, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge and Jfew Orleans TRAVERSING A MAGNIFICEOT AND EVEN PICTURESQUE COUNTRY. all Pt Th« Rlee and ftafftr Plantation« and gr«al niMrfve Sugar Houma and Beflncri«« «oiitfe of Raton Roufo aro «apMially lntereatlaft and n«r«r pall to plea«« tboobMrvant Between Mamphti m< Vkk«bupf lb« liai ptuwe« through «om« of the flneet OoHoa P lantation! in th« Yaioo-MiæiMlpp! Delta the moet fertile agricultural — o ft en a t — a » fry ea earth. The Kqutpment and Phyefeal Condi Don «4 the line are flret-ela« la every partionla* permitting a high rate of epeed and inearing the oomfort and safety of paeeengerm. Magnificent Pullman Buffet Weeping Can run between Louliv and New Orleans via Memphis without obonpe. fy-Pu—nyera ebonld paeebaee Ticket« via this line I It Is emphatlealljr the most nitro» live route In the South to-day. ■ For Tim. Tabla, Maps, FaMart, and Prias» Tickets, «titras, Gcn'I. Trav. Pan. A feat, Mamphts. T.nn., m IC. W. Bow, Gsn'I. Fao.A|* at by a * B. MAURY, Ja, p. R. IlOflKRH, Als't* O. P. A. J. M. RDWARDS, Vlcc-Pre*. A Gen'I. Mnn'gr., Memphis, Tw»e a J. AuBtlB A Cp. hr* a wj large stock of mUwas' and «liildrena 1 Doubls-Knee llooklnga, Uta beW BtanufMlnnd) «I US THE SHIP THAT COMES. ' The treasure ship for wtaioh you wait Hath passed, you say. the day «lawn's crate, And proudly cleaves the curling foam With all her white sails trimmed for homo. You look—you laugh—how eagerly You watch the meet of sea and sky! Ha. ha! a something mounts the line! Is that yours?—It may be mine! Have I a ship upon the sea? I wait to hail my argosy, With treasure trove from far away Amid the wonders of Cathay Deep in the land of silk and pearl. Beyond the maelstrom's fatal swirl! And so the sails that yonder shine. Instead of yours, may all be mine! The flag that flutters at the peak Roth ta'en the blushes from your cheek; You turn away and with a sigh Shut out the sight of sea and sky. There! wait with me; the honied bliss Of hope returns with stolen kiss; Hail we the ship that's crossed the line, It may be yours; it may bo muwi If yours. I will rejoice to know That homeward breezes gently blow: If mine, ray hands will haste to share Its treasures, always rich and Love, let us watch upon the strand, The hopeful breezes blow to land; There will be love and bliss divine, Whether the ship be yours •-Thomas C. Harbnugh, in St. Louis Magazine. :ne. FIFTY YEARS AGO. How Rapid News Transmission Was Thon Accomplished. Apparent Impossibilities hi Those nay« Ordinary Achievements In This Age of Electricity and Steam. The following somewhat suggestive passage recently attracted our atten tion while we were reading nn article on the "Pre-eminent Power and Great ness of Britain" in the Monthly Re view for 1827: "A newspaper pub lished in the morning in London is by the same night read a hundred and twenty miles off! The twopenny post revenue of London alone is said to equal the whole post-office revenue of France! The traveler going at night from London, sleeps on the second night four hundred mile9 off!*' We smile nowadays at the facts which appeared so startling to our fathers, and can well afford to let them enjoy their satisfaction without any feeling of envy, when we remember our own advantages. It was with intention, however, of instituting any comparison the present that troduced the foregoing extract, but because it recalled to our mind a curious incident in the old days of re porting, which occurred some four or five years after the date of that passage. The circumstance we are about to re late was considered, in the era before railways were in existence and tele graphy was as yet undreamed of. a very remarkablo instance of rapid re porting; indeed, ifcompletely mystified even those connected with the then existing means for the transmission of news, and continued a problem for some time to those initiated in the ordinary work of journalists. It is from the unpublished notes of the gentleman who had the chief arrange ment ot the details of the matter that we tako the following circumstances. The undertaking in question was in famous banquet given at Glasgow more than fifty years ago, and which was convened for re suscitating the old Tory party, sup posed to have been annihilated by the passing of the Reform act. A memor able speech by Sir Robert Peel was anticipated as the great event of the occasion, every word of which would bo eagerly read, aud the first re port of which it was necessary to strain every available resource to secure. The banquet at Glasgow took place a Friday, and w o'clock on the Saturday morning; yet —and this is the startling feature which so astonished newspaper read ers of that day—in a second edition of the Saturday issue of the Morning Herald—which edition was circulated over Great Britain and Ireland early tho following Monday—there was a re port of the proceedings at Glasgow, with Peel's speech in full! One incident alone is sufficient to show how taken by surprise every body was at this astonishing instance of newspaper enterprise. Sir Robert Peel, after leaving Glasgow, proceeded to Netherby, and remained with Sir James Graham until Sunday morning. On that day, having important busi ness to attend to, he left for tho south. The open carriage in which lie travel ed stopped at the King's Arms at Ken dal to change horses. The landlord of the inn hail been told previously to hand Sir Robert a paper containing tho proceedings at the banquet; rfnd there were anxious eyes on the watch from the first-floor windows of the hostelry to note what effect the cir cumstance of so unprecedentedly early a report would produce upon his mind. He at first refused the paper; but on being told that there was & full re port of the Glasgow demonstration in it, eagerly seized it, with at tho same time an incredulous look. When, how ever, he saw in a Saturday's paper, published in London, his own speech verbatim, he was fairly astonished. There was no mistake about it, and leaning back in the carriage, he com menced reading it as, the horses being now changed, the journey was resumed southward How had it been possible under the then existing means of transit to se cure a report of a speech made in Glasgow late on Friday night, » in a London newspaper issued on the fol lowing Saturday, aud circulated in Westmoreland on the buuduy morning after? utwcun the past and we have in connection with not over until two In order to appreciate the difficulties of the achievement, it is necessary that the reader should carry himself hack to the period when it was effect ed. In those days, there being 1 no railways or telegraphy I of course what ever was to be done in the way of rapid communication had to be done by the means of horse-flesh. It must also be borne in mind that Glas gow is four hundred miles from Lon don. The second edition of the Morn ing Herald of Saturday, containing the report of the meeting held in Glasgow on Friday night, was in that town by six o'clock on the Monday morning following, thus accomplishing eight hundred miles in little over fifty hours, besides allowing time for writing and composing «ix columns of matter. Here was an appartint, impossibility; and looking at the matter from one f>oint of view, well might the sturdy natives of Yorkshire maintain that it was all a hoax, and that 'horse-flesh could not do it.' But what horse-flesh could not accomplish, a little ingenuity and arrangement, however, success fully effected. It was, first of all, arranged to print u large number of Saturday's first edi tion of the Morning Herald with one page blank. There was at the time a coach, called the "Manchester Tele graph," which left the Belle Sauvage, Ludgate Hill, every morning at half past live o'clock. This coach ran at the rateof twelve to thirteen miles an hour, and reached Manchester the same night. By this roach the papers were so far transmitted. An agent was awaiting the arrival of the coach at Manchester, and then carried the pa pers by post-chaise on to Kendal, which was reached early on Sunday morning. Here every thing was in readiness for printing off the page left blank. The gentlemen who had been sent to rep resent th" Morning Herald at the ban quet had arrived from Glasgow in Ken dal on Saturday evening. Arrange ments had previously been made with the printers of the Kendal Mercury for the use of their oflic '; and the report of the meeting at Glasgow was sot up and ready for press before the arrival of the partially-printed papers from London early on the Sunday morning. Consequently, a report of the Friday evening's proceedings at Glasgow was in circulation in Kcinlal when Sir Rob ert Peel arrived there at mid-day on Sunday. It might well seem marvelous to the residents to the north of England, in those days, before the era of electricity or steam, to have a London Saturday paper circulating in their midst before one o'clock on Sunday, containing a lengthy report of a dinner which had taken place at Glasgow on the previous Friday night! Not a single detail of the arrangements had failed: and the result was a complete success. The distribution of the copies over the whole kingdom was carried out with the same happy result; and early on Monday morning, when its contem poraries were being publishiÿl in Lon don only, the Morning Herald was cir culating in all parts of Great Britein and Ireland. An apparent impossibil ity had been accomplished; and the ' Herald Express*' continued for some time to puzzle and excite the wonder of newspaper readers. — Chambers' Journal. â I I J Re by and to of our any any but re or re a re of for the is the in re the the re of re to Sir of to tho the on re in the se in a fol in and in s CHINA'S FIRST RAILROAD. Opening of th« China, Tsientsln & Kaip* Ing Hail why l> 3 ' I.i llung Chang. This railway, the first built by the Chinese Government, and as yet, the only onf*, was opened recently by H. E. Id Hung ('hang; this was the official opening, but the line has been worked for a considerable time on its Tang shan branch, and within the last month or two regular trains have been run ning upon both the Tientsin and Tang slum branches. The whole mileage is SfiA miles, with 10 miles of siding, or 28 miles from Tientsin to Tong-ku, which lies on the bank «f the Peiho, opposite Taku, and 58] miles from Tong-ku to Tang-shan, near the city of Kaiping. The rails are bull-headed flange fastened with claw spikes to sleepers; these last are not croosoted, as Is the case at home: it is found that the wood stands as well in its natural state as croosoted timber would, the life of a sleeper here being quite equal to that of those used on home lines. The points are worked with the sim ple old-fashioned hand switch, a c< plicated system of interlocking being quite unnecessary, and, indeed, quite unsuited for use by Chinese employes; tho signaling is equally primitive, a red and a white hand flag completing the equipment of the signal man. All the carriages and trucks are connected by American spring buffers and,claw couplers, and tho whole makes a long and more or less imposing train. The whole journey of about UK) miles is completed in five and a half hours. The fares are very reasonable, $1.30 covering the expense of first-class ac commodation; the line is evidently very popular, and large numbers of Chinese travel by it daily.—North China News of I —First Citizen—"I'm proud of my wife. She cun speak livo different languages. How many languages does your wife spcakP" Second Citizen— "United Stnics and Imby talk. Tbat'B enough for me."--Burlington (Vu) Free Press. —When the Olympian left Viutoriu, British Columbia, tho oilier day three and a half tons of barnacles wwe (craped off from lier bottom. I), Is estimated that ll tost bur |0U a trip to o&rrj rtepj HER ONLY GRAVE. of be It it a a â Poor, Widow's pi«» and Whs» Caen« of It* She came Into my office In a South ern Kansas town one day in the middle of summer. 8ho was a thin-faced, faded woman of fifty, with sunken eyes and a look of frightened despair, had seen sorrow and suffering. Her dress was a tasteless affair of dirty brown and green, with red ribbons dragging at the side. "Are you the city clerk?" she asked in a pitiful tone that showed her familiarity with city ways. She was timid, hesitating and frightened. "No, madam. I am not,*' 1 replied. "Where is he?*' "Really I do not know. In his office, I presume." "Where is his office? Fin so puzzled with things here that I can't find nothin'," she pleaded. »Something about her made me leave my desk and go to the door of the city clerk whose office was on the same floor. He was not in: the office was closed. I returned to my visitor. "I am sorry, madam, but he has gone out and the office is closed.*' "Oh, dear, I wish I could find him." 1 Couldn't you leave word with me?" "1 don't know—you might help me ralked in from mv a an to She what come ing of bear that and give for tions en. dies, after that Thus You see. I some. house six miles out in the country, and • I didn't want to come in for noth in'. "Of course not. I shall be only toe glad to help you.'' "You see it's about my lot in tha bury in* ground. My name is Betts. I'm his widder.*' Thet-g was a little choking sob in her voice that made me turn my head and look out of the window, though with out seeing any thing. In a moment she went on: "Betts died last spring and left me alone. We put him up there, though J wanted to take him back East where the children is. an* where we g re but I couldn't. It cost too much. "Are none of the children hei asked, to divert her thoughts. little else. sity of B *tts is buried there. less ment. hoi relief v up, ] ?" I Ht 11 1h so hack to them, | is and I suppose I will have to. but I want to stay near Betts as long as I can. So 1 live alone out on th- prairie and I n f sew. But, as I was a savin'. I ain't got much money, and I was told that if I didn't pay for Betts* lot the m* take him up und put him in the pour house corner. An* thov shan't do that. "Not one. 1 «• j head, is the can are They mustn't stir him." "But haven't you paid for the lot yet?" I asked. "Not quit«», but pretty near. You sec John (that's our goin' to send it to don't e comes slow. But we'll pay it, and Betts won't be moved to the potter's field, will he?" "No. madam, of course not : But who told vou he would be. anyhow?" "The undertaker." One head oldest buv) b but times is tn the hard an' h« rn much, s< it your about 1 of you The villain. h< was t eying to ruin his rival's reputation. see," sh*' continued in the -nine "Y piping voice, "it was awful hard for me to lose Betts, and I've struggled to pay tho doctor's bills. The lot I couldn't pay for just now. but when my son sends the money I will. Betts was the first one to go, and we all feel s > bad yet. I won't have him put in tho potter's field, not if it kills me." I assured lu r that I would see he city clerk and be certain that the form A for the but ence wise, of her husband was not disturbed, and she went slowly and mournfully out into the street and started on tho long walk homeward. Her sole com pan a char; seemed that lonely grave in an unpaid-for lot in the bleak prairie cemetery. For that she lived and for that she would sacri fice any thing, few weeks later to know that "John" had forwarded the money for the lot. and "Betts" would be allowed to sleep unmolested in his original last resting place.- Detroit Fn the dance is pared it gave me pleasure a social life. ism MAZARIN S DEATH. the ing Hi*» Art Tr»*a««ure> Pelt Cardinal. I was walking in the new apartment of his palace, when I hoard, owing to the noise which his slippers made, that Cardinal Mazarin was coming, myself behind the tapestry and I heard him speaking aloud. "Ah! i must leave all this." aud he halted at every I.os »V 111 «' (• ans But build doubt A was the ing tions, deuly and 1 hid so weak.looking on step, he wa i the other. Glancing at hieb struck him most, he sui'\ thet the articles exelni his heart: "I had so much trouble in things, and I leave them I shall not see tin am going to. lie heard me. "Who is there?'' he said. ■d. sijrliin^r from tho bottom of st louve all this. 1 : jotting those with regret, any more where 1 1 sighed heavily, so that "It is 1," 1 replied; "1 was waiting here to speak to your Eminence of an important letter." "Come,*' ho said, in a piteous tone he was only attired in a fur dressing gown with a nightcap on his head. "Give me your hand; I am very weak." lie would not let me speak to him on business. "I am no longer in a fit state," said he; "speak to the King, and do what he says. Look at this beautiful Correg gio, this Venus by Titian and this in comparable picture of the flood by Carraeeio. 1 must leave all these. Adieu, my dear pictures, which I have liked so much, and which have cost me so much money!'' • • • Four or five days before his death the Car dinal had himself shaved and bis mus tache curled. He was bo thoroughly smothered with paint that he never looked so white and so pink. He then took a turn in the garden in his sedan chair, which drew from the courtiers the heartless remark that "u hypocrite bo Uved. mid a hypooriU) ho died.' V Meuwh-d pi Cumio dc Urtoiiw*. the Is to in out are six HEADACHE CURES. What A St. Loots Drucftit and Chemist S»y About Th«m. H»n Ever}* body some time c a headache, and as a druggist I receivç i an ever constant stream of applicant« seeking relief from this disagreeable trouble. It is hard to decide at once : ' ; the Attention of phy- ! sicians and chemists have been directed j to the relief of neuralgia and sick headaches, many simple remedies have The old way of ty- '"' .... I oth-r has ! what to do. but come into vogue, ing a bandage tightly about the crow n of the head and trying to grin and bear the pain has passed dut of us. Nearly every man and that be or she • is ! In oman knows . ' go to a drug store and get something that will at least M M 1I..J..Î re'.i'.'f« give temporary aches come from a disordered stomach, for which such drugs as the combina tions with bromides are now mam fadttired. In case of headache from weakness, or a system, antipyrine and s- vera, stim ulants found at all drug stores a: -- _ en. There is this abut these reme dies, however, that a particular drug after frequent use lu---; that the dose must be - I h; of - creased or some other dr ;g in Thus people vho u; • ith headache and Aft-r •om bro:no-sodi little whim they find it c< relief. Then they go to else. sity of placing themselve physician's charge. These of which I have spoken are dinarv kind which all hing some Finally l! «H'0 • f th*' or Ur* more less experience, but then i* serious kind which these lit' remedies do not reach, and •«* tinue even ment. Some p seated near hoi ribie. relief by 1; 'at suffer fr T ia. victims lii > ich partial ] uf Tho Ht 11 lit crer. \ ider h-r 1h r he: | is fj-oquontlv I n f trouble e; mused by oong<*-! j head, aud free circulation of t r.• is tin* onlv Wh r*u«'hed throne the no n lancet : Where tili. Gant re can n "t b ; ! n g 'esorted are One where throe and four « head and neck are applied say in genera! t : headache is slight leav.« H are . tn pass ,,ff ,.f it-. -.;, the habit of tin ising your head throbs, about the best simple ■ • : 1 know. A Again if. headache coming e of water as hot as it. avoid the you trouble.- v Loui THE GLUE-GRASS GIRL. the \Y «ri«I bt A Nr' Theory rrr*«nt« Ohu:!r« Dudley : The limestone and the b -xi gether determine the agricultur eminence of for the line breeding of the hot exeelenee of the enttU, the -t: he régi« the men. and the beauty iff the W(wimn; but the,' have social and moral influ ence also. It could wise, considering the iv mditio ion of tho ! to dispos i physio; it. \Yo slum'..: be surprix-.'* char; at the same time, where t! dance of food, and wholesome cook is the rule, did not affect th" ton* And I an pared to go furth- ". ami th: blue-grass is a s beauty and a er-tma grac:oa<ims> <> 1 have Kvn told that there is : social life. for physio: life. natural re ism and bin -gr d am point.-d to ... to Kmitucky as the Shenandoah and evidence of i!. IV: ans naturally But the relation, if it o\:.-ts. is too subtle and the build a theory doubt there is a distinct variety of woman known as the bin--'-grass girl. A geologist told me that once when he was footing it over the State with a geologist from another State, a-s they approached the blue-grass region from the southward they were amining the rock formation and study ing the surface indications, which are usually marked on the border lino, to determine exactly where the peculiar limestone formation began. Indien tions, however, were wanting. Sud deuly my geologist looKed up the road ^ and exclaimed: "Wo are in the blue-grass region •aivfullv OX : J 1 know?" asked the "How do y< other. •\Yhy. there is a blue-gross girl. There was no mistaking the neat Jress, the style, the rounded contours. ( the gracious personage. A few steps further on tho geologists found the outcropping of the blue limestone.— ('hartes Dudley Warner, in Harper's l Magazine. —The Ixnidon Engineering tells of « great stone, the largest evor quarried in England, recently cut out from the Pllkington quarry, Horwirh. It weighs upward of thirty-five tons, and is with out crack or flaw. Tho dimensions are fourteen and a liai! feet in length, six feet high, and five feet three inches wide. This great block was removed from tlie quarry to its destination, seven miles distant, over a rough, bill) - uad. 9» a »team road wagou FULL OF FUN. consider hlm k of the —Thr tourner may st ' '"' v and told her the le'.f luckv if be get Merchant Trav-:. ink ye — When a la irh you surrend« for the s< her on the ho offended. A* ,n deprive a "Mi— Bru< 1 Yea an foncl ' s knees cl. And then uid, Terre Haul- Ex;«: ^ —A curious loc i ! is * 'Joh '.-g In : ' 5 ;._• I le - ]!• h; ir.g •\\ - .Y M ,■ *s; «■ th:m ••V, - ■« •' Y ■ . n. H • W IN HAMEL.N TO AN. Thr \ • ... I . Upon ; p!n< r.o being >: H.' i m IlMV? 1 D • «•} thro loiKS U i.-.t y (1I1VT tho Korden. w.'.l: festiviti A 1 1 1 i !» lost .-n tlir K- li, • :i. Thus run th«' in.-« old-fash •tiens, printed ii houses. Nicholas, Harriet Lev. is V Nurse to Washington. Some of the pleas put beggars to draw on the m ithy of « listener are An old colored woman came up U> « gentleman in New York t and asked, pathetienM\ : "Cud y o' hep a ] whnt v. i ton? vard by *^s to Gii'v \ r <' Washing* auntie: Norison «e. G< iau George ushington »1 were born. Colored AN llit doesu t seem •■*> cla'e 1er goodne. Lö'.vjstoii Jouui'4 Am ilat p«\ k '*vhF . 1 utJ how uio Up Uj l t. ; m