The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana on November 17, 1921 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
November 17, 1921

The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 3

Publication:
Location:
Fairmount, Indiana
Issue Date:
Thursday, November 17, 1921
Page:
Page 3
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 3 article text (OCR)

THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS Cynle! The principal trouble with matrimony Is thnt you can't marry a girl SUFFERED SEVEN LONG YEARS A Story of the Buildera of Democracy the A By BACHELLER stiJl want to sit alone witli tn the dark. her DOMT FEAR ASPmiN IF IT 13 GENUINE Leek tor Nsme "Bayer on Tablets, Then You Need Never Worry. To rvt genuine "Fayer Tablets of Aspirin yon must hnk for the safety Fa.er Cross" on each package and on each tablet. The "Mayer Crass' moans true, world-famous Asp'ria, prescribed by physicians for over twenty-Mie years, ami proved safe by millions for Cold?, Headache. Hat-ache, Toothache, Neuralgia, Lumbago, Neuritis, a tut for Tain in general. Fropor and safe directions are in each unbroken "Bayer package. Advertisement. Spud Murphy's Girl. j Spud Murphy says: "I don't nttnd j that srirl of mice beln stuck on her folks, but I'm darned if I know why she thinks that every time I call It's up to her to bust out the family album.' The Leatherneck. BOSCHEE'S SYRUP Allays Irritation, Scothes and Heals Threat and Lung Inflammation. j The almost constant irritation of a ; cough keeps the delicate mucous membrane cf the throat and lungs In a congested condition, which I'osehee's Syrup gently and quickly soothes and heals. For this reason it has been a favorite household remedy for colds, coughs, bronchitis and especially for lung troubles in millions of homes all over the world for the last fifty-five years, enabling the patient to obtain a good night's rest, free from coughing, with easy expectoration In the morning. You can buy Foschee's Syrup wherever medicines are sold. Advertisement. Time Kept by Standard Clocks. The time of the whole of the United Suites east of the Rookies is regulated by three standard clocks kept in an undorgretmd vault at the naval ohser-vatorv in Washincton. These clocks j are wound by electricity, and their j beats are transmitted electrically I thrtMighout the conservatory; the vault i rover entered except in eases of emergency. Cutlcura for Sere Hands. ! Soak hands on retiring In the hot suds j cf Cuticura Soap, dry and rub In tu- ticura. Ointment. Remove surplus Ointment with tissue paper. This Is only one of the things Cuticura will do If Soap. Ointment and Talcum are used for all toilet purposes. Advertisement. Daily Short Story. Fotiphar Wampoodle had words with his wife at breakfast about the way the eggs were cooked. "Fni tired of this sort of thing. he declared. "From here I go to tb.e river." So he did. He loafed around the river front, kidded the boatmen, and even accepted a little guaranteed hootch. It was very late when he wended his way homeward. Then he had words with his wife about some alleged pork chops he found on the supper table. Louisville Cour i er-.T our na 1. First "Weather Man. An Englishman. Francis Cialton. w as the first real weather man. Walton w as a cousin of Charles Parwln. He w as born in England in 1S24. Whether he was really able to forecast rain and sunshine with more accuracy than his successors is an open question ; j Finally Relieved by taking Lydia E. Pinkham Vegetable Compound RavasTTood, W. Vsu " Fc-r seven long years I suffered from a female trouble ana rar.mmauon so that I was not able to do my housework. I consulted several doctors but none seemed to give me relief. I read in a eper about Lydia Pinkh&nVs Vege-table Compound 83 I decided to try it, and before the first bottle was gc.r.e I found creat relief so 0"; V sS- v t ,r,-:rv. iish? it ur.tu I had taken eight bottles. Now I am very well and can do my own housework. I can gladly recoir inend Lydia E. Fir.kh&ins medicine to suiTering women." Mrs. Bertha Li eking, R. F. D., RaTen?wood, . a. The ordinary dar of most housewives Is a ceaseless treadmill cf washing, woking. cleaning, mending, sweeping, dusting and eating for little ones. How much harder the tasks when some de-rar.gemer.t cf the svstcm causes headaches, backaches, bearir.g-down pains and nervousness. Every such woman should profit by Mrs. Lie ring's experience. Remember this, for over forty rears Lyuia r x mtinam s cget;aoie bompcund has been restoring health, "BETTTERT DEAD Life is a burden when the body is racked with rain. Everything worries and the victim becomes despondent and downhearted. To bring back the sunshine take COLD MEDAL ?"!i"tX The National Remdy of Holland for over 2Ci3 vrrs it is an enemy cf alt pains res-citing frcta kidr.ey, liver and eric add troubles. All druggists, three sires. Lock for lite Mme Goli Med&t om ery Vox &b4 accept imitxtiea TSTTHE FIRST SIGH i5.': OF A COLD USE. There Was No Reply. Robert Ferry, age s.x, is the son of Faul Ferry, of treenburg. Like all boys cf school age, he is of an Inquisitive turn of mind, and frequently asks questions of his father which bring only a grunt in reply. At dinner the other evening Robert was eating steak. 'Fapa, what is steak? Where does It come from!:" That was an easv one for papa. and he promptly responded: "From cows, son. Rut he wa not prepared for the next one: "From our two -ows, papa:5 Indianapolis News. Make Your Own Opportunities. When yon feel the fano'od greater opportunities of other fields tugcing at your r sleeve ir.st hold a short i ni- munion with y eif an romemoor that it's the man and not the tir.e which an tate. Loans and Insurance. 14 South Water Street, Chicago. III.' ' 'There's one branch o' your business that isn't mentioned on the card.' I says, "'What's that? says ho. "'Horse-thief,' s-ays I. 'Yoi sent that feller here to steal a horse and lie got caught. " 'Well I told him if he'd get me a good horse I'd give him five hundred dollars and that I didn't care how he got him. The fact is I'm desperate. I'll give yon a thousand dollars for one of your horses. " "You eouldnt buy one of 'em at any price." I said. 'There's two reasons. 1 wouldn't do business with a In rsethief e to sell and no money would tempt me an animal to be ridden to death.' "The two thieves had had enough of us and they got out." That night our party camped on the shore of the Kat.kakee and ncM day they mot the contractors. Lincoln joined the latter parly and Harry and Samson went on alone. Late that afternoon they crossed the nine-mile prairie, hoyeml which they could so the shimmer of the lake and the sunlit structures of the new city. "There it is." said. Sar.on. "Four th.ousav.d. er.e h.:::vh iHM p'e live th.ore. It I d c'"h!y a stur- dy twoyear-ijld." The houses wore small and cheaply built and of many colons. S -mo were i:: ainicd. Near the j rr.iiie ti ej stood like people on ihe outer ed.:o of ' a crowd, looking over one anet'.ier's shmihlers and pushing in a disordered j muss toward the .enter of interest. Seine seemed to have strangled- awry i as if they had given up trying to see or hear. So to one Hearing it the town had a helter-skelter look. Our travelers pa--cd rough boarded houses with grand-looking people i:i their dooryurds and on their small perches men in br, a'ieloth and tall hats and ladies in silk dresses. It was six o'clock and the men hud cowv home to supper. As the horsemen proceeded larger buildings surrounded ll-.om. mostly two stories high. There were some stores ai d houses built of rod brick. IVyond the scatter of cheap, wooden structures they came to streets well laid out and crowded and busy and "very soft" to quote n phrase from the diary. Teams were strng-giing in the mud. drivers sheuti-.g and lashing. Agents for hotels and boarding houses begun to solicit the two horsemen from the plank sidewalks. The latter were deeply impressed by a negro In scarlet clothes, riding a horse in scarlet housings. He carried a scarlet banner and was advertising In a loud voice the hour :;nd place of a great land sale thnt evening. A sound of many hammers heatinir upon beards could be heard above (he noises of the street and behind ail was the constant dronlns of a big steim saw and the whir of the heavy stones In the new prist mill. It was the beginning of that amar'r.g diapason of industry wldeh aeoompr.n -cl the huiJd-e.g of the elites of 'ho West. Thcypnt out in the livery stable of tb.e City hotel r-nd at the desk of the alter asked about the price of board. It was Throe cotl-M--: a day and no !r.teress h the offer. "It's purty steep." said Samson. "l:t I'm too hmvjrrc for argument or delay nvd I guess be nabobs f,r a d Tiie hotel clerk we can stand It to y or se." had a I'eas'er of the Ilesidouts of tl e City of Cldeaco wlcrein they fcrtid the name and ad-tlrcs of John Kiil '. Tin y went ou to f.nd tb.o house. Store?.-capers tried to ston them as th y passed along tlm sireet with iv'Vr of h"nd. at bargains which would make them mi'lienairo-: in a week. In proceeding along the plank sidewalks they were often a-eendlng or doeond;ng steps to another level. On La Salle street they found the home of Jae?-: Kelso. Tt was a rough hoarded spiall bouse, a story and a half high. It had a litt'e porcii and dooryard enclosed by an unodntei' picket femt Him. in a handsome, blue silk gown, came running out to meet them. "If you don't mind I'm going to kiss yon." she said to Hurry. 'Td mind If yon didn't." said the young man as he embraced her. "We must be careful not to get the habit. she laughed. "I'd enjoy toeing careless for once," said Harry. "Women can bo extravagant with everything but carelessness," she Insisted. "Do yon like this gown?" "It Is lovely like yourself. "Then perhaps you will he willing to take me to the party tonight. My mother will chaperon us. "With these clothes that have .lust been hauled out of a saddle brg?" said Harry with a look of alarm. "Even rags could not hide the beauty of htm." said Kelso as he came down from the porch to greet them. "And look at her." he went on. "Was tnere ever a fairer maid In spite or all her troubles'? See the red in her cheeks and the diamond glow of Jmuth and health in her eyes. Ton shou'd see the young men sighing and gultnr-ing around her. I . ' IRVING "You'll hear me tuning up," Harry declared. "That is father's way of comforting my widowhood," said Rim. "He has made a wonderful beauty mask and often he claps it on me and whistles up a litind of sighing lovers. As n work of the imagination 1 am a great success. "The look of you sets my heart afire again," the boy exclaimed. "Come take mother and mo to the party at Mrs. Kinzie's," said Rim. "A very grand young man was coming to take us in n wonderful carriage, hut he' half an hour late now. We won't Wsitt fVr llm So the throe set out together afoot for Mrs. Kin7le's. while Samson sat down for a visit with .luck KoNo. The Kinr.les' house was of I. rick and larger ami more pretentious than any in Chicago. Its inwn. veranda and parlor were crowded with people in a curious variety ,f eostuenx. Nearly nil the fes'ive company wore diamonds. They cint ill:, led on lingers, some of which were knotted with toil: they ir.'owod on shirt lum:iis and morning as well as evening '..owns : on reeks and ears, which i.eihl have been spared the emphasis of je-veis. Col. "acli.iry Tn. ler. who led h!s? arnvow rr- :.i i larma am! v. is pre ?-j ently returning with a regiment !' ro-; eruits fer the Seminole a; wr.s a! Mrs. Kir.r.ie's party. He re:ueiu-; hived Harry and took hh i it hand and introduced him to many cf his friends as the best scout in the i'iack Hawk war. and. in spite of his dress, the vomer man became one of the liens of the-evening. After refreshments the nen went o':;.'de to smoke and talk some with pipes of cenals, railroads and corner & mm hfarry Leokcd Into B m's Eyes. lots, while the ye-uuver po: dancing and betng proudly by their mothers. p:e weri" smvrvcd As Ilarrv ar.d the Sad'e-i were them !c.i -and ! Ing Cel. Tavlor came to said : ' Yontig ,nia:i. 1 am the voice of country. I cail you to I-'iorMa. your v;;i you s;o with us next week?" Harry looked into P.im's eyes. . "The enmpai'-n will he over in a year, and I need yen badly." the Colonel urged. T e,-e not say no to the call of r.iy cor.ntry." Harry answered. "I wilj join your regiment at Foardstcwn on Its way down the river." That nisiht Harry ami I'.im stood ly the gali Sulking, after Mrs. Kelso hud gone into the house. "Fim. I love yon more than ever. said the boy. "Abe says you can got a divonv. I have., brought the papers Cor yen to sign. They will make you free. I have done It for your sake. Yell will be under no obligation. I Want you to be free to marry whou you will. I would be the happtosi man !n the world If yen were to choose me. I haven't the wealth of some of the city men. I can only oYor you my love." "He careful and. please, let go of my hand," she said. "I'm not going to say a word of love to ,ott. I am not free yet. We couldn't marry If we wanted to. I wish you to be under no sense of obligation to me. Many thlngs may happen In a year. I am glad you are going to see more of the world before you settle down. It will help you to be sure to know yourself a little better and to be sure of what you want to do. "t think that I know myself fairly well." he answered. "There are so many better men Who want to marry you! I shall go away with a great fenr In me. "There are no better men," she answered. "When you get back we shall see what comes of our little romance. Meanwhile I'm going to prny for yon." "And I for you." he sntd as he followed her Into the honc waer the 7 I . y ' i At -4 1 ml wm Copyright, Irrinf Bfu-bllr ooler people sat waiting for them, Harry geve the papers to I'.im to ! signed and attested and forwarded to Mr. Stuart in Springfield. On their way to Ihe hotel Samson said to Harry: "I don't believe I'.ini Is going to be carried away by any of these high-flyers. She's getting to he a verj sensible person. I'oor .lack has caught the plague. He has Invesied in land. Thinks it will make him rich. He' in poor health, too kidney trouble--and I'.im has a hahy with aU thLiesI a beautiful hoy. I went upstairs mid miw him asleep in his cradle. Look like her. Hair as yellow us gold, light complexion, blue eyes, handsome U9 a picture." That night. In the office of the City hotel, they found Mr. I.ioJ:el Davis in the midst f a group of excited speculators. In v.i!;e way ho had got across ihe prairies and was veiling his land and accepting every oiVer on the plea tlcii !i. whs i'omg into the grain business in St. I.onis :ir,d had to leave f'.iergti i. t day. He choked l;ti market with haruains. The buyer? he;.an t hack oiV. Mr. I)::v;.s eloscd his care "It w: --,iil i. :. ; lit; :ii !. to S'. I pen;.- i: the n;, hag ;;ed .'eft. a khid of hers;-. !'. ; s tin y v. e- e ;' m v. s ('own ; 1 '.. pony cxpres. i v I'M bet th- IV -t .alin'.'' ji eig Q o:i h" n ii way 's been a Kast. lie's .iwa sCIl dream tV e am' WV CHAPTER XIX here;:i Is C-,e of the f-any Private Pc-niTs Which Follower -he B-iri'.int; of the B-iLbl; of Sprrt I.rtion. Samson and Harry s? of the great hubble o! niirlif. IMsasier. loathe sand-logged, crept into It enmo on a steamer and hastened from h froMi tavern to taer:i v he hut tlng "'.7. Late that em iiin) thou- the little city, fret n the Hast ome to home. Croat banks had suspended payment: New Yrt had suffered a panic; u any large bust i. ess enterprises In he Fast had failed: certain agent for the bonds of Illinois had ahs-ofded with the state's money; in the 'ig cities there had been an ominous e'ns'ng of doors nrd turning of Jocks; a great army of men were out of cm sioymont. The little city w as in a frenzy of excitement. Tie streets were lllled with a shouting, half-crazed throng. New fortune Led shrunk to noili'.,-,1 and less than nothing In a night. I "its In the city were offered for n tith"" of what thelf market value had been. Havis had known lhat the stern would arrive with the first steam' r and in the slang of business dad put on n life-prr erver. Samson I liew thnt th time to buy was w'.on every una wantid to sell. He hoi glit two cornet lots 'n the city and two ai-rcs en tin prairie half a mile roai town. Thej got the'r d-v'ds and w "tit to the Ke w to hid (hem good by. After hearty favewnlls Satnsen nnc llariy e; out for t'm-ir ho:ne. The.i wire not again to see the gentle face and h-ar the jvhnsaU talk of .Tack Kelso. He had once sihl. in the presence cf Sams hi. t'na: It Is wi ll to remember, alwavs. that things can not go oa with us as the; arc. 'barges ,.;-,,; :',.' py ;:ttl tp.i a cording te our onlcuh'Mo: s. or - swiftly anil unexpectedly that t!;.-y fill us with confusion. I .earned nnd wise in tln wii'nty pvo'.Si r'S of 1 uaianity he luid little pre..! nee in refvlating the nf-faifs of hi own land!.-. Kelso I. a.l put ever; dollar h h.-nl : .id so!;i'- that ! e ho ei to have irtc .'and. Fiiu:, who had .ee:i tcaehi-tg In one of the schools. I a. I Invested all her saii!gs ?n a !:. un city on the shore of an :neo- s ri etcd canal. (TO in; CONT'Nt'KD.) Rapid Tr.miit" in '.he Old Days. An Illustration of t'ue more or less rapid transit faeilitiis hctwivn Ihe "villages" of r.r.iokly.i and I'lushiim as late as IM'.t is neon in the announcement of Ihe Huge d.-Uer who begs "to inform his fnends in she ctfy of New York and the village of F.rooklyn. Newtown ar, ;l Flush ng that, notwithstanding the cppisltion which lias lately been set up against hint, he still continue to nil his stage between the villages of Ilrouklyn anil Flushing in an equal If not superior manner to that whb-h he has been in the habit for many years past. He has improved his team with un additional span of very Hoe horses which enable him to perform his route In a space of IH minutes, being a distance of 12 miles. Those who wish seats In the uhove-mentioned stage will please apply at W. Ac K. W. Nlchol's store. No. S Fulton Slip. New York; John F.edeirs. Brooklyn, and Samuel I-ow-erre's. Flushing. Fare from F.rooklyn to Newtown. 373 cents, to Flushing, f0 cents." Laboring Undtr Difficulties. "There must be something wrong with the clarinet player In this orchestra. Kvery now ami then he Mows a sour note." "Tie's married to the Ingenue. Every time she kisses anyloT oa tto afag .t forgets .lis music. CHAPTER XVIII Continued. 17 They saddled their horses and mounted and rode up to the door. Aft- er their acknowledgments end fare-I wells Frijnstead came close to Sam son and said In confidence: "I enjoy bcin a millionaire for a few minutes now an then. It's as goinl as goln to a circus an cheaper." "The feelings of a millionaire are almost as good as the money while they ltist," said Abe Lincoln with a laugh. At early candlelight they cached the sycamore woods very hungry. It was a beautiful grovelike forest on the shore of a stroam. Tb.e crossing was a rough hrid-.ro of corduroy. A crudo log tavern and a cruder store stood on the farther shore of the crook. The tavern was a dirty place with a drunken proprietor. Three ragvtvl. shiftless farmers and a half-breed Indian sat In its main nvn in varying stages of Inebriacy. A well dressed, handsome young man with a diamond in his shirt-front was leading a horo back and forth in the sralde yard. The diamond led S.imn to suspect that he whs the m m lavl-s of whom Mrs. Primtoad h:d spoken. Our travelers, rot liking tb.e lo.k of the place, ct som- cat c.n.d ro ;c""cn. can ping near tlie farther edge d" the woods, whore they bni't a lire, fed and tethered Iholr her-'s r.nd sat down and ate from the store In thrir saddle-hacs. S:;nsoi cut big armfuls of gmss fron i ire near prairie ior mo corses anu a hod upon which the th.ree ruin lay down for the night. Samson had that gift cf "deeping with one eye open" which the perils cf the wilderness had conferred upon lie pioneer. He had lain down on the side of their bed near the Itors.-. whieh were tethered to trees only a few- feet away. He had gone to sleep with his pistol under his right hand. Lrde in the right he was awakened by an unusual movement among the horses. In the dim ligat of the lire be could see a man in the act of bridling Abe's hc.rsc. "Hold tp your hands." Samson heutod as he covered the man with his pistol. "If ye stir a foot I'll bore hole in ye." The man threw up his Lands and dood sti'd. In half a moment Abe Lincoln an 1 Harry bad pvt up and captured the man and the loosed horse. This Is part of the entry which Famsen made In his diary a week or so later: "Harry put some wood on the fire while Abe and I led him up into the light. He was one of the dirty white 1 Ax:-- Hold Up Ycur Hinds,' Shouted. Samson men we had seen at the tavern. VFH give -e.ii four hundred dollars foi a boss In god Michigan money, he said. " 'If ye can't steal a horse you're willin to buy one. I says. "'No, sir. t only come to buy.' savs he. "I flopped him sudden and asked htm why he was putting on the bridle. "He owned up then. Said a man had hired him to steal the horse. " 'That man has got do have n hoss.' he said. 'He'll give ye any price ye want to ask. If you'll give me a few-dollars I'll take ye to him. You go and bring him here and HI talk to him, I said. I let the feller go. t didn't suppose he'd come back, but he did. "ame a Httle before sunrise with that rell-dresscd foiler we saw at the nvem. "Whats your namcr t says, "lie Imnded me a card on which l .J bo t-ionel lavls, Ueal Es- . 7 1 . achieves success. You will then de- but it is certain that he was the first ' U j - VwV eide thnt there is nothing l etter than to attempt the charting, on a large 1 yd, t : , '' "iV- - the work you r.:v doing and that you scale, of tb.e progress of the elements ) f 1 'J make yvur own opportunities by the of weather. The methods devised by j fr:-vj --sl' C- Us ' spirit ou put into your task every him. In mtvdified form, .ire used to this i'r'r-' f V';-v, dav cf ti e ve-xr. Selected. day. l 'S i.V U vS! M'C4 ' I --J 1 NAv i ,- ri Why guess about iV When you can know about it? Suppose a guide said "This way there's a safe and pleasant .oad to your destination, with no risks or troubles on the way," and "That way there's a road that a good many have stalled on and turned back from, but you may get through.' Which would you take? Pcstum is a thoroughly agreeable and satisfying meal-time drink, and you're sure that it s perfectly safe -for health. Coffee contains drug qualities which disturb and harm the health of many. Postum or coffee? Which road? Why guess when you can know? Postum comes in twx forrr.s : Instant Postnm (in tins) tnade instantly in the cop fcy the addition of boiling water. TPostnm Cereal (in packages of Urr balk, for those who prefer to make the drink while the meal is beinf prepared) made by boiling for 20 minutes. Sold by all grocers. Postum for Health "There's a Reason

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page