The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1893 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 31, 1893
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THE UPPER DESMOINES. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY. MAY;31.. 1893; LANDLORDS' THICKS. crime that will bring disgrace upon our fair and growing city. It will return to plague our children's children and Will redound, to the discredit : bf our state. It will—' "Just at that moment some one in the crowd whipped out a revolver, pointed it at mo, and shouted: 'Shoot tho —' "Instantly it seemed to* me as if every man, woman, and child had revolvers pointed at my unprotected breast. My wits did not desert mo. " 'But!' I,exclaimed. " 'But!' I again shouted, still louder, 'if We are to lay aside the slow processes of law and resume our sovereignty as individual men let,us do so in an orderly and quiet manner.' "That shnple word 'but,' " said Judge Hodges to the president, "saved my Lowering a 'Tenants Rent as a Special Favor to Him. Talking of moving day reminds me of ft trick that the speculators In flat builclhgs and dwellings resort to in New York, said a resident of that city to a St. Louis Globe-Democrat reporter You know there are lots of mer. there who make a business of putting Up houses only to. sell. They build a flat house, fill it with tenants as fast as they.can, and then while it is full Belt It at a good profit. They resort to all sorts of tricks to got tenants. They give one and two -mor-.ths' rout free iu some cases, and make reductions that are astonishing. You pay $25 a month and get a receipt for !j!30 or .$32. The landlord makes It appear that he is favoring a tenant in doing this, but when that tenant becomes acquainted with her neighbors she finds out that they are all favored In the some way, receipts being made out to each largely in excess of tho rent paid. Tile landlord has an object in this. A flat house was sold recently in New =, - ..... York, and the old l.mdlord, iu giving f 0 ',/ i', 1 th ,° interior is intended to notic" to his tenants, handed each a sut • of money that was the difference betveen the rout they actually paid and the amount they got receipts for, telling them to add this to their regular rent when 'the new landlord came around and to say nothing about the matter, but .quietly pay the higher rent. A tenant paying $25 a month received $7 to bo added, so that the new landlord would think he was paying $32. Do you see? The game was a flimsy one, and its Weakness lay in the fact that to an Intelligent person it was not only a swindle Upton tha purchaser of the house,'who', would thus be made to believe that the revenue from the property Was larger than it was in reality, but It was virtually placing the tenant on a new rent footing; it was raising the rent that much under the new landlord. The game is tho same as that practiced by the man who has a 'saloon with a good paying .business' to sell, and, when the purchaser is around, has a lot of tramps and friends to patronize the place freely, so that it being .already placed in four of these' f•Something"is up. girls?- perhaps it niches. The celling, with the back- lire." •' • ' ? ground of brown, has many lines of hanging bundles of fruits and flowers, artistically molded and tinted. Among the many works of art are companion pictures hung at tho east end. one of Ttoeii she "rushed fo'tfie window iu scanty attire) but withdraw .'almost instantly, blushing anjl' exclaiming: ' That crowd's loofeuigT up at us girls." At that she laugtiedi Then, a bevy tho hill Cumorah (where Joseph Smith | ran toHhe windows.and began to draw found the plates of tho Book of Mor- »n gay colored hose jind other articles. of finery. They 'laughed at .the mob and the mob cheered. This attracted THE NEW MORMON TEMPLE. Interesting Description by a Grandson of (Bjrigham Young. Eugene Young in New York Indelondent: In attempting to describe for •on the inside of the building, rnon), the other of Adam-oii-Ahman (where Adam was supposed to have built an altar when he was driven from the pircler. of Eden). Lending off from the south side of the celestial room are three small al- ecuos, the center of which is the sealing rnniiii xvhero the marriage cerenlbny is pi-rfortncd. It is fitted most magnificently, having a dome-like roof set with large circles of colored glass leases, ilm-ngh xyl-ich powerful incandescent lamps throw soft color, all finished in a delicate grayish green. ' A FALLING STAR. Galiciau Legend Which Gives Origin of an Old Custom. the the stalwart officers of the "law, who Wed .to disperse the crowd* but were attracJtel by the sight themselves.. The. crowd gathered again, and small boys began to cry out': "Opera glasses, 10 cents!" • 4f,ter gnaing long and steadily for five minutes, the policemen were aroused, to a sense of their duty, and the street was'-cleared. stood smiling, he sententidusly remarked, "Rattling good finish." • • As my jockey friends left the room and entered tho carriage Hie whispered: "Back my mount for the Chester cup next week." 1 did; it wou.^-Loudon Tkl-Btts. typify the plan of God as to the salvation of man. Therefore, in entering you pass into the baptismal room which is in the southwest comer of the basement. iu its center is the large marble and iron baptismal font, resting npou the backs of 12 life-size, bronze oxen, standing in natural postures, and three looking toward each point in the pass. Tho font is short flight of com- approached by a narrow steps, and is will look as if the shop had a lively, rushing trade. STORY OF NOAH'S ARK. .The Old Woman's Account Was Au, .thentic—She Had it from a Witness i I was reared in the days of black •mammies. As a child I believed all my "mammy" told me without doubt •or question, till the story of the ark came; then faith wavered. I was kneeling on a stool, my arms resting on the kitchen work-table, a 5 by-10 feet receptacle for all things needful in the •preparation of a meal. Mammy was •opposite cutting up a fowl for dinner 'hi one of tho enormous dishpons of that day. She gave me a full description of tho flood, with all the preparations leading up to it. I was especially Impressed when Noah's wife objected to the snakes coming In, but was doubly sympathetic when she protested that wasps and spiders were more than she could stand. I grew calmer as Noah assured her that the latter were fc> go into the closetin the attic, the door to be sealed up, and as to the snakes, they would be boxed and sot away in a comer of the same attic. Other details, which need not hero be given, followed till all was ready for the storm to burst. This lurid affair I will not attempt to describe, but as the ark began to float and its ability to ride tho waves was proven, I breathed more freely and was ready to enjoy, as I had so often done before, the reaction that followed blood-curdling recitals. (Mammies were true novelists, and generally oiidett -, their stories pleasantly, virtue and the right triumphing). surrounded by a roiling O r fence of delicate] iron filigree work. Around the sides of the room arc several small rooms or closets, containing marble tubs, which are used for anointing with Passing from the font room you enter a large room in the northeast corner of the basement, which is furnished in white and contains about 150 opera chairs. Here in the ordinances lectures are given which prepare the mind for what is to come. Passing on from this you enter a room in the southeast corner of the basement, the ceiling of which is painted to represent the sky with sun, moon and stare, and on the side walls of which are fine paintings of animals und scenery. Intended to typify the earth before the introduction of sin, the paintings show peace; for wild animals mingle with tame ones and none offer harm, and the plants, the wildly profuse, are arranged hi rhythmic order. But one particular thing attracted my eye. In the deep embra-' sures of the windows (the walls are 1C feet through) real tropical plants hove been placed and birds seem to be flying over them, so perfectly has the artist Hero and there in the highways and byways of the world many legends and superstitions still linger' and continue to retain their ancient prestige. In Galicia, the province northeast of Hungary, says the Philadelphia Press tho peasants believe that when a star falls to earth it is at once transformed into a rarely beautiful woman with long hair, blonde and glittering. This splendid creature, miraculously eugeu- ercd, exercises on all who come in contact with her a magical influence. Every handsome youth unfortunate enough to attract her attention becomes her victim. Tims having allured GREAT WASHINGTON STATE. Senator 'Squire Says It Has Forest Enough to Belt the Whole Earth "The state of Washington," wrote tho bright^ bad boy on his examination paper,- "is at the upper left hand corner of the United States." "And the Jack Homer who settles in that corner," adds Senator Watson-"'C. Squire, "is going to pull out lots of plums.'Senator Squire settled in Washington When; it was .a territory about fourteen years ago. He was appointed governor by President Arthur m 1884 and was left undisturbed by President Cleveland until 1887. When \Vashiug- tou was admitted to the Union as a them to her she encircles them with her. York bov arms in an embrace that becomes gradually tighter and tighter until the poor blended art and nature. Here lectures muted to the character of the room are given. It is called the Creation room. Passing from this room you .ascend to the first floor by means of a richly carved and wide cherry stairway, at the top of which on the right is a picture of Jesus preaching to the Nephites on this continent, the idea of which is derived from the Book of Mormon. But dupes are strangled to death. If certain words are murmured the moment the star starts to fall they cause her allurements to lose their power. From this superstition springs the custom of wishing while a .star is seen hurrying through the air, a wish said surely to come true if completely formulated before the light fc extinguished. The Spaniards saw hi the falling'stars the souls of their dead friends, the thread of whose existence was cut short by destiny. The Arabs thought-these stars to be burning stones thrown by the angels on to the heads of devils who attempted to enter paradise. The koran reproduces and consecrates this idea and it is found in all the regions under the influence of Islam. It is to this peculiar idea that Moore refers in the following lines from "Paradise and the Peri:" . "Fleeter than the starry brands, Flung at night from angel hands, At those dark and daring sprites Who would climb the heights." empyreal Another ancient superstition belonging originally to the pagans, but one to which the Christians clung, is that the world will come to an end when it rains stars. It is related that during the third year of the reign of Constantino the Red sea entirely froze and the following March so many stars fell from the sky that people thought the State in 1880, ex-Governor Squire was elected senator for tiie short term of two years, and in 1801 he was .reelect- od for the long term. He was-a New York boy, was graduated from Wesleyan college in 1850, and lias been in his varied career a teacher, a lawyer, a soldier—hi the war he rose to be a captain of sharp-shooters and ' afterward judge advocate for the army of the Cumberland—an . agent for the Remington Arms company—he married tflfe daughter of Philo Remiugtou-and finally a fanner near Seattle, and to farming he still gives as much of his time as his political interests will allow. "When I went to Seattle in 1879 ' he said to the New York Tribune reporter, "there were only two'.or three thousand people there. One poor narrow-gauge railroad and a line of slow- moving, clumsy steamboats connected the town with civilization. The rest' of the Territory was a, little less than a howling waldernjer-s. Now there are TOUGH TONUtlE-TWlSTERS.' - Try These on Yourself and Your Friends if Your Tongue Runs Easily. Over 18,000 tongue-tangled postcards have reached us in our recent competition, and here we give some of them to our renders to try their skill upon, says London Tid-Bits. Having carefully tested the "taiu> lers" ourselves and on our friends, it seemed to us that one sent hi by the Key. A. B. Orr, Denby Vicarage, *Hud- dersueld,'' "A growing gleam glowing green,'' and auoth&r, "The bleak breeze blighted the bright broom blossoms" by C. E. Adams, Small Heath, Bir- umighaui, positively deficit quick repetition, and as their tripping merit seems equal, we have divided the prize and forwarded checks to each of those gentlemen. Read the following aloud, ropealiu" he shorter ones quickly half a dozen tunes in succession: * Six thick thistle sticks. Flesh of freshly-fried flyingnsh. The sea ceaseth and it suiilceth us. High roller, low roller, lower roller win >'° Glimcs • Tim ' s smit S'M gig b4uTU f mtol WSCllltS ' a miXOd trot to Sury!° tally tim1 ' tri ° d t0 Strict strong Stephen Stringer snared slickly six sickly silky snakes. She stood at the door of Mrs. Smith's fish-sauce shop welcoming him in Swan swam over the sea; swim, swam, swim; swan swam back again; well swum swan. It is a shame, Sam, these are the same, Sam. 'Tis all a shame, Sam and a shame it is so, Sam. A haddock, a haddock, a black-spotted haddock, a block spot on the black back of a black-spotted haddock. The provost of Ruglen's wee roon £1 .^ ^briskly. (The provost of round red end of the Chinese tuth re F °™ **» -d. Chin the southwest comer of the fli-st floor) make observation world MO vast tnniclM vrhoso somber surrounded by paint- in forests u the at *omena of falling cerning these phenomena are to be found in the writings of the celestial from craggy j astronomers as D But my ponce was to be disturbed; a question sprang up. Long as I had known from other som-ces the story of the flood, none of these thrilling details had been given mo; why were they left out of sacred history, and how had mammy secured them? I asked if she were sure of her Information. She replied, perfectly sure. After some consideration I ventured, with misgiving, to ask her ho\v she gained her knowledge. My rebuke came. She struck an attitude which said plainly, it is astonishing how dull some o.liildi-jn an- Tho knifo and chicken went to Hi; lj,.:| 0 m of the pan, her hands rosie-.l on hoi- hips, and looking over ami l':u- lovond my head, sho snlil; MIy gi-Pl.-^ivi'-'?."^- gran'mammy hoer obry'wud Mou^ fum whar she dun hldo miVr olo Mi Noe's bed' — M the condition of the world after Adam vallon* recorded during the ntiUSr 1 ^ 0 So Ptilti ° n ' r ^'f* the ePOCh **wX tureTaTal £ JS? appr °<> riate '«- £™ **« "«*» public, but ears appropriate o given. Passing on we are shown into thr- room (in the northwest cor- three large cities in the state, Seattle Tacoma and Spokane, and a,population of [half a million. The largest growth has been most recent. The size of the vote has increased in the last two years from 50,000 to 90,000. Now three through lines connect Seattle with the east, the : Northern- Pacific, the Canadian Pacific and the Great Northern, the road which Js just being completed by James J. Hill Throe years ago Mr. Hill told me in the lobby of a New York hotel that "he was going to build the rroad. He got las money at 4 per cent., laid heavy rails from St. Paul to 'Seattle,' now putting on tftie last of the ballast. The opening of the road will be marked by a trip of 300 capitalists, representing a billion dollars, over its entire length. The party. I" understand, will be the giiests of Mr.'Hill. It will arrive in Seattle about'June 15, and special entertainments, will be provided. Mr. Hill has told me that he intends also to establish a: line of steamships between Seattle Chinese ports. "The establishment of easy cheap means of, communication and Japanese and and will :• been made public, but everything learned posterior to the later date are "" a secret and will remain one until powers now in kingdom in he In rea ** *» this is the existence of F1ubihfcd off an anci *nt custom forbidding the pub- S0cms to me om; Ilshln >'' of of hn m ; ' < » of the most chastely beautiful rooms at a dynasty. The *»ta during the a en Pictures Se oSr Dead SOT But as is ° hief representing Jo- B.S* ' ta tto tand unhroken back to the middle the seventeenth century Very few ' «"np"nlon .' write™ of falling stars. However, Vir™7 <lo givo some account of ° n the «>ntr.iry, the chronicles T * en ™ 1 ™ nt i f bnnk " ° f th ° UI>eS m '° glvon ' ° n the 8plen - th ° ° f l) ° th ff 8tflra stealing through ov^"^^ n, Jli 11 "^ c ' n ; la! " s rtenondcMit from an arch 50 feet in hoitf.t, which soem.s from ii' eye is attracted, apparitions, which were generally re- tlmt come softly ; gard«l with foar and trembling as warnings of ovil to come. SAVED BY A "BUT." The Simple Word AVus Enough to Givo the Judge Time to quit. A few days ago a party of Texas congressmen failed upon (ho president to Introduce Judgo Jacob Hodges who Is a candidate' for tho attonievshlp of the eastern district of Texas, says tho Washington Past. "Oh, y os ,» s .,i (1 lho president, Instantly, "you aru thu man who divided time with the negro who was burned." Judgo Hodges was naturally surprised that the president should have read so closely the account of the terrible vengeance which was wreaked upon the Texas negro, but thinking that the preslideut had not Jieard the whole Hurrying on with but o hasty Blanco <m«f ,he tcairwitrinl room jwi pn!w ;!r±^" m11 1™™* >»*> ^<^ °" ly wl " of tu l>i-os"ion hat CHORUS GIRLS DIDN'T CARE. In Laughing Doflanco of Peeping Toms They Pulled on Their Toggery. give a -great impulse to the industries of Washington and will immensely increase ' the value of its resources. Why, the timber alone of Washington is estimated to be worth at the present sbumpage valu<j"of about, a dollar a thousand foot over $410,000,000. Washington has more merchantable timber than the three otffi'er great timber states, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan, and air the Middle and eastern states combined. Wo hove a growth of giant fir frees that would, standing, form a belt a mile which would reach round the ; earth at the Equator and have a. Jim; loft over, which would stretch from Seattle to New York. One county alone, Pierce, cut 200,000,000 feet of.-, lumber in 1892. "Wo- are expecting much from the completion of the Nicaragua Canal. A friend of mine recently cleared ,f20,000 on a shipload of lumber which went round Cape Horn. With a shorter and quicker route much more business will-'.bef attracted. Susan shineth shoes and socks; socks and shoes sliine Susan. She ceaseth phimng shoes and socks, for shoes and socks shock Susan. Robert Rowley rolled a round roll round; a round roll Robert Rowley rolled round; where rolled the round roll Robert Rowley rolled round? Oliver Oglethrop ogled an owl and oyster. Did Oliver Oglethorp ogle an owl and oyster? If Oliver Ogiethrop ogled and owl and oyster, where is the owl and oyster Oliver Oglethrop ogled? Hobbs meets Snobbs and Nobbs; Hobbs bobs to Snobbs and Nobbs- Hobbs nobs with Snobbs and robs Nobbs' fob. "That is," says Nobbs "the worse for Hobbs' jobs," and Snobbs sobs. As I M'as going down the street I saw two bootblacks— one was a block bootblack and the other was a white bootblack, and both had black boots as well as blacking and blacking brushes. The block bootblack asked the white bootblack to block his, the black boot- block's black boots with blocking. The wliite bootblack consented to block the black boots of the black bootblack with blacking, but when he. the white bootblack, had blacked one boot of the black bootblack with blocking, he, the wfhlte bootblack, refused to block his the block bootblack's other black boot with blocking unless he, the block bootblack, paid him, the whitq bootblack, tho same as what he, tiho white bootblack, got for blocking other people's black boots, whereupon the block boot- ly her back up'the bank. Before foey reached the top she would oftentimes ba sleeping peacefully on his shoulder, and a strange end they made to the procession of striped criminals. One afternoon the men were moved farther up the road, and when Bess canie down she failed' to find Jack, but she soon spied the whereabouts of the men and started on her way to them. "Baby see 'oo Dock; baby turn- in'." And the little figure went running over the ties, her yellow hair flying in the Wind. The evening express whistling in the distance had given its warning and the men had stopped their work to gather their implements from the track when Jack heard her call "Baby tumminV With the ramble of the twin growing louder hi his ears lie sprang forward to meet her. The guard, thinking,that he saw one of his men making a dash for liberty, cried, 'Halt!" but Ja.dc was deaf to the order. Every force was centered in the effort to reach the child. She seemed delighted when she saw him running toward ler and stopped short clapping her hands. Jock only feared, that she might turn and nm from him after her wont. "Come on, baby, come on!" he called] but ho scarcely raise his voice above a whisper. The "big horse." come thundering around the curve, the whistle shrieking and the bell clanging. Baby seemed to hear nothing, but stood with her little feet planted squarely on the track. With arms outstretched, the man instripes threw himself forward and swept her from the rails. The child thought he was still carrying out his part in the play, when he lay so quiet and motionless. She put her little amis about his neck and cried"Baby love 'oo, Dack; 'oo dood, Dack."' Gasping for breath the man smiled upon her. "Jack'11-be-good. Always —good." She patted his face and kissed the closed eyes, and when the others came to them she was whispering softly "Dack, 'oo dood, Dack." THE USEFUL PEANJJT. Few Crops Are Easier to Raise Than "goo- black grew still blacker in the, face, called the white bootblacker a blackguard, at the same tune booting the wflilte bootblack with the black boot thnt he, the white bootblack, had already blacked with blacking. tjie (.Goober. New York Independent: The ber" industry of Norfolk, is unique Here is the little city in Virginia that has become the greatest distributing center of peanuts in the world. A peanut is a pretty small item, but on annual crop of something like 5,000,000 bushels, worth millions of dollars makes a pretty big item. The demand for goobers has doubled within the lost five years, and the supply does not yet fill the growing demand. Few people know the curious uses to winch the goober has been put hi trade quite of late years. No other single plant raised in this country is used hi so many different and remarkable ways. The Chinese say that the cocoanut palm, has properties as there year. The goober is not so universial as that; but it has as many valuable qualities as there are days in the week The solid part of the nut is peculiarly nutritive, and supplies fruit and food for many a family. The vines make flue fodder, some say as good as clover hay, while hogs fatten on what is left in the fields after the crop has been gathered. If you grind tho nut you get a sweet quality of flour, with which the housewife makes delicious biscuit. If you squeeze it you obtain a valuable oil resembling olive oil, and used for sim- lar purposes. Tins oil also enters largely into the manufacture of the better grade of soaps. The kernels are as many useful are days in the roasted for coffee. The roasted kernels are also used in the manufacture of some kinds of chocolate. The confectioner helps to rain our digestion ha boyhood days with peanut candy; the lo m nh it wo uh i o foiu f with hnaghio tho " - curtain >x- the opora of "Giroflo-Oirona" -•x- tho other night In flics Brooklyn Acarto- dew-ribo! Iho auditorium proper. ,,..„- „„,„„ E is nothing, wro In the building, but. dm spectators Montague Htroct. mon and the women—01- as (hoy prefer to girls. Th W °" lrt ; THE (JOCKEY'S BRIDE. story, he said: "I thought that I would prevent the tragedy if I could," said Judge Hodges, "and go I rode oveXluto the crowd with the air of a field marshal. I ascended tho platform which w,as already pro- pored for the negro and looked out upon tho angry mob. 'Feihw citizens' I began, 'you are about 1\ commit a ll an idea of the beauty'of the most beautiful room i,, the temple Not being a tradesman in the furniture and tapestry line, I cannot tell you tho style of the furniture or hangings. But tho room is finished off in fJ^ *™ co " a blw ™. Banding out fr ° m whlch nl>0 ut «l oc n -M H n artistically cam<d Grecian columns, four on the north sidle and four on the south side each ending in a niche for the busts of prominent men in the church; the busts of my grandfather, of Pros- Went Wilford Woodruff and of Georgt Q. Cannon and Joseph F. smith (counselors to the president o£\the church) chorus girls wanted fresh air, so they opened tho Avindows which face the street and are described by the New York Recorder as utterly devoid of any pretense of eurtnlns. The cool breeze's tossed their bleachd golden locks about. Two men stopped on their way to the box office and looked up. They remained so mo time, their eyes riveted to tho snot. Pretty soon there were six mon in the group and then a dozen. All heads were thrown back and oyes grow watery because- thw hod no time to blink. Soon there wos\n crqwd of no mtehn proportions. One W-"tho girls luappencd to glnnoo out of {he window and directly she .did so she (exclaimed- A. Minister AVho Was Given a Straight Tip at ft Marriage. I smile as I call to mind the day when I married o well-known jockey to an equally popular baronet's daughter. How he did make the money fly. Ho gave me a diamond pin, my clerk a £5 note, and tho two witnesses, bot'h sporting men, a "tenner" each. Some of the terms ho used were decidedly horsey. For instance he referred affectionately to his love as a "smart little filly, little bit skittish; wants careful .lockeyship, but a demon when she gets the bit in her mouth, and yet the smartest in taie field!" "Look at the rare old style she comes to the post!" he joyfully cried, as the laxly walked- up tho room; and "now we're under starter's orders!" as I commenced 1 the ceremony. When I asked the lady If she would "take tliis man," etc., and slue answered in a clear voice, "I will," he remarked, "Takes tho fence like a daisy," and on putting tflie same question to liini th'o answer was, 'Ifs 20 to 1 J will" When all was over and they were hitched into double harness lie flung his arms around her and kissed her impulsively; then turning to us as we WAS ONLY A CONVICT. Rough' Man Who Took a Peculiar Fancy to the Keeper's Daughter. A sharp turn -in the railroad track, a rocky mountain side, a group of whitewashed cabins clustered at the top. Half way down the steep bonk a guard is pacing bock and forth on a ledgo of rock, keeping watch over tho the gang of mon Avho are working below with pick-ax and shovel. One of the latter rests for a moment upon his' pick and glances expectantly up tho ; bonk. He is only a convict. His stripes ' proclaim it loudly. After a time a lit- j tlo child makes her way down the path I As she catches sight of Mm she stops and loughs gleefully. "Dock, baby find toes oo, Dock!" and she scrambles down till Jack reaches and swings her to tho track, soys the Detroit Free Press. Jack resumes his lobor and the child' stays contentedly lny, now picking up a bright flower for him to look at or piiting e Georgia cook alone knows how to make a rich pastry of pounded peanuts The artist, with point brash, silks and satins, creates novel and beautiful peanut m- nameuts; so that peanut dolls and other curios my now be seen in the shop win- fh^ 1 NeW Y ° rk> •specially around the holidays. These are some of the ways in which the leguminous nut is useful to us. The goober is grown more or l ess in all of the southern states. The bulk of our supply comes from North Carolina tad , Georgia. , south these edible nuts are called "goobers" or "piudars." They ore not known as peanuts; and the 7 fanners think that you meant if you called them by Now that the demand is ' nnd sooa prices are obtained were ore going into the busi- yeor. Few crops ore onoio.. requires no o «, P rou £ SS a " d UtteiltiOU tlW "« "OP* Pot4- preachers wear not her little eor to the track to seelf s 0 ' ni ^, T toot ««l »oro rutor-- con hear the "big horse" coming, and I The devi '' , again coming to tho man to pot his hand to Jin *» knows exactly confidingly. "Oo dood, Dack; baby love ogo-nja, ' m ' m ll ° cmiuot ^ Tertj-s oro in the man's eves as ho answers tho little one: "No, Jack is : coatsi-d'tam's Horn not a good man, baby; he's a bod man "' "' a very bad man." But no amount of persuasion can convince the child, and sho continues her allegiance to him Avliile he is her loyal vassal. ' Jack had been one of the roughest and most unruly in the crew till Baby Bess, the daughter of one of the keepers, had come. She seemed to take a peculiar fancy to him from the first and one of the first words In her lisnhu.' vocabulary was "Dack." On iu s off hours ho constituted himself her nurse and guardian, and many and wonderful were the toys which ho whittled for her amusement. A? soon as she could walk she would toddle to where he was , w- ,, «»v* w *»c >VtlO at work, and at evmdown he would car- to Monthly. i^jSwr^£^£^ cdfe^^

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