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it A TARIFF POEM. He sat in his door at noonday, Lonely and gloomy and sad, Brooding over the pi ice of his corn crop And figuring how much he had. Ho had worked from early springtime, Early and late and hard, And he was counting his assets And figuring out his reward. Ite figured that it took two acres To buy his boys some new boots, And ten acres more on top of this To fit them out with new suits. To buy his wife a protected dress Took oue hundred bushels more, While five acres went in a solid lump For the carpet on the floor. His tax and his grocery bill Absorbed his crop of oats, While the interest on his farm mortgage Took all his fattened shoots. The Bbingles on his cow shed And the lumber for his barn Had eaten up his beef steers And the balance of his ooru. So he sat in his door at noonday, Lonely and gloomy and sore, As he figured up his wealth a little los» Than it was the year before. "By gum, they say I'm protected, But I know there's something wrong; I've been deceived and gulled and hood winked By this high protection song. "They told of rebellious traitors. And held up the bloody rag. And I followed;iong like a pumpkin. And now I am holding the bag. "But from this time on I'll investigate, And get to the bottom of facts; And I'll bet four dollars to begin with That the tariff is a tax." —Kingman (Kan.) Democrat. to MAKE CHILDHOOD SWEET. Wait not till the little bands are at rest Ere you fill them full of flowers; Wait not for the crowning tuberose To make sweet the last sad hours; But while in the busy household band Your darlings still need your guiding band, Oh fill their lives with sweetness! Wait not till the little hearts are still For the loving look of praise; But while you gently chido a fault The good deed kindly praise. The word you would speak beside the bier Falls sweeter far on the living ear: Oh fill young lives with sweetness! Ah, what are kisses on cold clay lips To the rosy mouth we press, When our wee one flies to her mother's arms For love's tenderest caress! Let never a worldly babble keep Your heart from the joy each dav should reap, Circling young lives with sweetness. Give thanks, each morn, for the sturdy boys, Give thanks for the fairy girls; With a dower of wealth like this at home, Would you rifle the earth for pearls? Wait not for Death to gem Love's crown, But daily shower life's blossings down, And fill young hearts with sweetness. Uemember the homes where the light has fled, Where the rose has faded away And the love that glows in youthful hearts. Oh cherish it while you may! And mako your home a gardon of flowei'3, Whore joy shall bloom through childhood's hours, And fill young hearts with sweetness. M t LAIHOIÎ.VK COUNTY F. A. AUenilmeiits to the Constitution Rec ommended by that ltody. The following resolutions on con stitutional amendments were adopt ed by Claiborne County Farmers' Alliance, at its regular session April 5, 1890, at Rocky Springs, Miss.: Whereas, The opportunity pre sents itself in the meeting of the State Constitutional Convention for impressing on the new Consti tution a recognition of the claims and rights of the farmers of Miss issippi, and Whereas, It is important that the delegates to the Convention shall be put in possession of our de mands in the premises, Resolved, That a committee of eight members, styled a Committee on Memorials, be appointed to sub mit the following additions, arti cles and amendments to the Consti tution to our delegates in the Con vention, and to use all legitimate means to have the same embodied among its articles: (1) An article making the judic iary and all other public officers elective by the people. (2) An article wisely revising the suffrage question. (3) A reform in the present jury system. (4) The prohibition from deal ing in "futures" in this State; and empowering the Legislature to pass suitable laws to carry the same into effect. (5) That no law shall be passed by any Legislature of this State to organize, charter or permit any lot tery company, by whatsoever name it may be styled, to pursue its busi ness or locate its domicile in this State. (6) That the right to pardon, respite and commute punishment is recognized, but this power shall rest solely in a Board of Pardons, consisting of three members, whose unanimous action shall be required to affect any sentence promulgated by the courts of the State. (7) That the Governor may ex ercise the right of veto, and he may veto parts of a bill and approve parts of the same, and the portions approved shall be law. (8) That the State and county treasurers and all other fiduciary agents of the State and county, , ,, e l shall not hold office for two consec utive terms; and the terms of office of all officials shall be for four years only. (0) That all property of corpora tions invested in the State for pe cuniary profit, shall be taxed ad va lorem, as that of individuals; and any charter that may hereafter lie granted to corporate bodies afore said, which attempts to exempt said corporate body from ad valorem taxation,shall be void. (10) That taxation shall be equal and uniform; and that all property shall betaxed in propor tion to its value. No discrimina tion shall be made in favor of or against any individual or corpora tion. The Committee on Memorials is composed of the following gentle men : Brashear, D. S. Pattison, Jno. P. McIntyre, Jos. A. Regan, J. W. Walters, Jno. W. Foster and S. S. Fife. Requested that The New Farm er and Port Gibson Reveille publish same. A true copy from the minutes. Chas. K. Regan, Sec. A. K. I. I). Hagruder, Expelled. Whereas, Information has been received that J. R. Brown, secreta ry of Pickens Alliance, No 007, is a defaulter for monies paid to him by said alliance, and the said J. R. Brown has left for parts unknown, therefore be it Resolved, That he be expelled -front said alliance, and a copy of this resolution be sent to The New Farmer for pulication. J. S. Cottex, Sec. Pickens, Miss., April 14, 1890. V\ ant Place of Meeting; Changed. Resolved by Madison County Al That the State Alliance be liance, requested to change its place of meeting from Starkvillc to Jackson. Resolved, That Bro. Hurt be re quested to publish the above in the next issue of The New Farmer. C. L. Gilmer, President. E. Fleming, Secretary. Wisconsin boasts a whole family of lawyers. The father, mother and eldest daughter are established practitioners,while the two younger daughters are preparing themselves to be admitted to the bar by taking the law course at the State Univer sity. The three girls are all under twenty-one, and are said to be pos sessed of more than an ordinary share of good looks.—Ex. Just and True. The declaration of purposes of the Farmers' Alliance is just and true. It declares in favor of all, but special privileges to none. They favor education, morality and tem perance. They oppose ignorance, vice and drunkenness. They be lieve in honesty, industry and econ omy, and oppose fraud, corruption, indolence and extravagance. Their motto, as set forth in tliejfr declara tion of purposes, is "the greatest good to the greatest number." But, say some, they do not follow these directions; they do not live up to these requirements. Doubt less that is true in some instances, but we are not now discussing the manner of lives that men live, but principles, "declaration of pur poses." If we are to judge of "purposes" by what we see and hear in the life of men, then the matrimonial in junctions would be a farce. Men promise to "nourish, love and cleve unto her and her alone," but many do not do it. In church men take the sacred obligations, and promise "in the presence of the whole congregation, to renounce the world, the flesh and the devil," and to attend upon its ordinances, and support its institu tions, and after all this, by a con stant association with some men for months, you could not know that they are members of the church unless you ask the question direct. Now men will not say that the purposes of holy wedlock are not good, and ot inestimable value to ^he society of the world; neither w in they say that the church of God is a humbug and a failure be cause its register contains the names of those who are not true and are unfaithful. We repeal it, we are not talking about the inconsistent lives that many«lead, but about institutions, purposes, etc., and that where these have for their aim the protection of society and the good of humanity, they should be held in high regard by the people.—Willacooehee News Stray» r stolen. From a eaVn ;k miles east of Water Valley, opji Dark Bay Mare; black mane and tail, and black legs; between fifteen andj seventeen hands high; small'white spot in the face; very small white spot on end of nose; tip end of right ear white —hardly noticeable. The about five years old and in excel lent order. Any information lead ing to her recovery will be liberally rewarded. mare is S. W Lowkey. ! Banner, Miss, j I i tI , ! llow many people there are whoso distress from sores, aches, pains and eruptive ten- ! dencies aro duo toinborited blood poison. ' Bad blood passes from parent to child, and «SÜäSÄ complished by a timely use of B B B (Bo tame Blood Balm). Send to Blood Balm nroof AtIaUta ' for book of most convmclng James Hill, Atlanta, Ga., writes; "My two sons were afflicted with blood poison, which doctors said was hereditary. They both broke out in sores and eruptions which 11 B B promptly controlled and finally cur ed completely." Mrs. S. M. Williams, Sandy. Texas, writes: "My threo poor afflicted children, who inherited blood poison, have improved rapidly after a use of B B B. It is a God send." J. B. Wilson, Glen ,,!nino Station, X. C.. Feb. 13, 1880, write •' "Bono aud blood poison forced me to have my leg amputated, and on the stump there came a large ulcer, which grew worse every day until doctors gave me up to die. I only weighed 120 pounds when I began to take B B B, and 12 bottles increased my weight to 180 pounds and made me sound and well. I never knew what good health was before." April 14, 1890. INHERITED BLOOD POISON. a 8500. Iiow olten we have heard our ; friends say they would give that I amount li they only had a photo; of some deceased relative. Don't j put it off any longer. Go right \ down to S. B. Terry's studio, south end Front Row, and have yours taken. What a helper is death when it takes children from parents who abuse and neglect them, and old people away from children who feel that old age is burdensome. Every man who is a man stands at the head of his family procession, not to club and abv.se, but to help educate, even though he be an inva lid to some extent. 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