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WPEB DBS MOINE8! ALGONA IOWA. WEDNESDAY AUGUST/3. 1898 INTERNATIONAL PfiCSS ASSOCIATION. XX.—(Continued.) I tleman closely. Don't lose sight of weeding and toddling about hg up stones and—and doing odd generally," answered David, who beginning to get rather uncom- under the fire of her truthful and the terrible directness of her questions. "In fact, you have made Isaac under- laborer, slavey to your grand w gardener, is that it?" she cried. Oh, come now," he began, but Dory stood still in the road and con- folited him angrily. "Is it so or not?" she asked. "Well, something like that," he ach mitted, unwillingly. "Is It absolutely so or not?" Dorothy asked again. "Well, I'm afraid it Is," said David, '-wlth a great air of making a clean breast of the whole matter. "You see, Dorothy, the old fellow never was 'much of a hand at gardening——" "He was good, enough for us," sighed Dorothy, in heart broken voice. ' "Yes; but indeed he really was past -.his work, or 4 I should never have 'thought of displacing him. And if it ^hadn't been for you—that he was a many years your gardener " Nearly forty years," put in Dor- -othy. . " ""Well, of course, if' it 'hadn't been .tor that I should just have replaced 'him without troubling any further about him. As it was, I made a place for him, and I gave him ten shillings -"a week for what I could get better done a bo'y for six." "And^the cottage?" asked she. "Oh, well, of course, the cottage goes . with the situation," answered David, Who was getting rather sulky. There was a moment's silence; then -Dorothy suddenly stopped and turned *to face him. "David," she flashed out, •'. "you niay be'a good farmer, but you '• are a hard man, a hard man. One of -'.. (these days you'll come to be—but, there, what is the good of talking to *- yo'uj If long and faithful service ' not touch your heart, what else falm." "Yes, m' lord," said the servant, and hopped up onto the box, giving the order to the coachman. "All right," murmured that dignitary In reply, then added in a lower voice still, "What's the old codger up to now, I wonder?" "Uncommon pretty girl," answered Charles, in an equally low tone, "We've been after her some time." "Who Is she?" "Mrs. 'Arris. Lives in Palace Mansions," with a wink. "H'm! I wishes her joy of "im," said the coachman, screwing his face up into a thousand expressive wrinkles. "Me, too," said the footman, sniggering. "Hi, he's going Into the Park," whereat the coachman turned his horses in at Prince's Gate, also, and they drove in abreast of David Stevenson, who was looking no more at peace with the world or with himself than he had been when he turned into the High street, out of the quiet road in which Palace Mansions may be found. "Still faithful to Master Dick, or else the new-comer not attractive enough," thought Lord Aylmer, with a sneer, as he gave a sharp, keen look at the tall young man's lowering face. saw that the smart victoria had turned into that road also. "Confound him, he must be watching me," he thought, Irritably, "and yet what should he want to watch me for? Oh, hang it, I'll to home!" Without & moment's hesitation he turned his steps toward Apaley House and made his way out at the big gates, where he hailed a cab and gave the man the address of his hotel, and forgot about the white-haired old gentleman in the smart victoria. But the victoria was there, nevertheless, following immediately behind the modest cab; and when David got out and went into the Grand Hotel, Lord Aylmer called to the footman: Town of Ponce Surrendered Without Resistance! AMERICAN TROOPS ADVANCE, Sixth Massachnsetts and Sixth Illinois Regiments Earn Honors — Gen. Miles Issues a Proclamation Shoving the Objects of Onr Expedition. «ki--\."Tihere Is one thing which will al- vV ways have power to touch uiy heart," «;? : 'til said, eagerly. "Shall I tell you i.'what?" .>_• • "No," said Dorothy, wearily. "I prob- •'". ably should not believe it. If forty . , years would not do it, nothing else could." ^, ' Atr she spoke she turned down the • street which led to Palace Mansions, for she saw that it.was hopeless now to try to prevent his finding out where she lived; and, indeed, now that Dick was safely out of the country, she did 'not'think that it mattered much. Da'.• Vid, for his part, took advantage of tho * quiet, side street, and spoke out what "B Was in his mind. B" "DOrothy," he said, "come back to :..'"the Hall, and I will show you whether I am.a hard man or not; only come back and let us forget the past, nobody heed know anything. I will never remind you of it. Only come back, my dear, 'and everything shall be as you ' wish—as you direct. I'll send the new gardener to Holroyd, and Isaac shall be head gardener at the Hall, with a couple of men under him to do the , .work. Does that, sound like being '.H$p:d, j5orbthy?" (/.'-Vstes"," said Dorothy, coldly—"hard- .,'V5t" o^'al-i, because you would not hesl-/* tate-'tb- buy me, body and soul, through my 'compassion and pity for those yoor unfortunate ones, who can not help themselves, and can not fight against ttie : '?)g/<i power which your money and your strength give you." "Oh, Dorothy, it is not so," he cried. "I only ask you to come back because I love. you and want you. Besides, I « n^an not bear .to see you as you look jjQW—tired arid worn, and ten years older'th'an, when you turned your back on all your old friends for the sake of--a fellow, who lias brought you to CHAPTER XXI. THINK that David Stevenson had never been in such a towering rage in his life as when he turned in at the Park gates and :> went swinging along in the direction of the Achilles. For during those few moments when he watched her after she left him and before she disappeared into Palace Mansions, he had realized that she had gone from him forever. Ho realized that whether she was actually married or not, she was not for him, and he had suddenly become aware, almost without knowing why, that there was a cause for her altered looks —a cause which would be forever a bar to the fond hopes which he had cherished during nearly all his life, certainly ever since Dorothy as a wee, toddling, soft-eyed child had come, fatherless and motherless, to be the light and life of the old Hall and the very Joy of Miss Dimsdale's lonely hearth. So that fellow had got round her, after all—his bitter thoughts ran, as he strode along—and all the worship and devotion of his life had been Hung "To what?" Dorothy cried, her eyes • opening wide, and her tones expressing such- astonishment that David fairly quailed before her look. £To a ghost of your old self," he answered curtly. But it "was all of no use. DorBthy could be curt, too, on occasions, and she was" so then. . /"It seems to me that you are making mistakes all round, David," she said, coldly. "I am not very well, and the &f,at has tired me—but I am not what ye/intake me for. I have been, thank God for. it, a blessedly happy wife for '©'many moHths. I will wish you good morning, "TDavid." She turned away without giving him time to say a word, and went as quickly as was possible toward her home, #nd went in without turning her head to see what'had become of him. As for David Stevenson,, he simply stood rooted to the spot where she had left him, until she disappeared from his sight; then he took a step or two as if to follow her, but changed his mind, , snd'retraced liis steps, with a face like . a thunder cloud. He waa so occupied with his own thoughts and his own disappointment that he never noticed a smart victoria and pair which was drawn up just within the corner of the quiet street but its occupant, au old, white-haired genileman, had noticed him, and took keemstock of him as lie passed. David Stevenson would have been considerably surprised if he could have heard the order which the same old gentle man gave his coachman just after he had swu»g past. "Follow that [gen- "Charles, I want you to take a message. Barker, stop." Barker pulled up the horses beside the broad pavement and Charles got down to hear his lord's orders. "Go into the Grand and find out that gentleman's name—don't mention mine." "Yes, m' lord," said Charles. Now, Charles happened to be an Ingenious youth who was not troubled with any nice scruples about his honor, and believed that the easiest way was Invariably the best way. He therefore, secure in the halo which his smart white and crimson livery was enough to cast around him, went into the hotel and addressed himself to the stately house porter of the establishment. "I say, porter," said he, "my master, the Dook of Middlesex, wants to know the name of a gentleman just come In —came in a 'ansom—tall, fairish chap, looks like a country gentleman." "D'year mean that one?" asked the house porter, taking Charles to a gla.sg door leading to the reading room anil pointing out David. "Yes, that's the one," Charles answered. "Oh, yes; that's Mr. David Stevenson, of Holroyd," said the house porter. "And Where's Holroyd?" "A mile or two from Harwich," answered the other. "At least, I heard him say so last night. His post-town is Harwich." "Ah! yes—thanks. The Dook fancied he knoo him, but I fancy he was mistook. Good day to you, porter." "Good-clay to you, my fine cock- pheasant," returned.the big house porter, contemptuously; but Charles had already reached the door and was going back, serene in the power of his own impudence, to impart the information which he had gathered to his master. "The gentleman's name is Stevenson, my lord," he said. "Mr. David Stevenson, of Holroyd, Harwich." "Ah, yes," and then the old savage pulled out his notebook and jotted the name down without comment. "How did you find out?" "I said my master, the Dook of Middlesex, wished to know, as he fancied he kiioo the gentleman," Charles answered, promptly. Lord Aylmer burst out laughing. "Ah! very clever—clover. Home." "Yes, m' lord," said Charles. Lord Aylmer laughed more than once on the way home; he was so intensely amused at the inventive genius displayed by Charles, whom he had not before credited with much sharpness of that kind. He was a man who never took the trouble to make subterfuges to his servants; if he wanted a bit of Information, he simply told one of them to get it, without caring what means were taken or giving any reason for wanting it. I^or instance, he would never say, "Go and find out who that gentleman Is," and add, as ninety-nine people out of a hundred would do, "I think I know him"—no, he never troubled to do that; it was simply after the manner of the centurion, "Go and find out who that is?" (To be continued.) Port of Ponce, Porto Rico (via the island of St. Thomas, Danish West Indies), July 28.—The port of Ponce surrendered to Commander C. H. Davis of the auxiliary gunboat Dixie yesterday. There was no resistance and the Americans were welcomed with enthusiasm. The American troops are pushing toward the mountains and will join Gen. Henry with his brigade at Yauco, which has been captured by our troopy. A fight before the latter place Tuesday last was won by the American volunteers. The Spaniards nmbushod eight companies of the Sixth Massachusetts and Sixth Illinois regiments, but the enemy was repulsed and drlV' en back a mile to a ridge, where the Spanish cavalry charged and was routed by our Infantry. Gen. Garretson led the fight with the men from Illinois and Massachusetts and the enemy retreated to Yauco, leaving four dead on the Held and several wounded. None of our men was killed, and only three were slightly wounded. The Porto Rlcans are glad the American troops have landed and say they arc all Americans and will join our iinny. The roads are good for military purposes. Our troops are healthy and Gen. Miles says the campaign will be short and vigorous. Gen. Miles has issued a proclamation declaring the purpose of the invasion, releasing the Porto Ricans from their relations to Spain, and expressing the hope that they will readily accept the government instituted for them by tlio United States. POPULISTS READY FOR FORCL In HAILED A CAB. aside as naught for the sake of a specious tongue .and a swaggering, army sort of manner. As a matter of fact, Dick had not the very smallest shade of a swagger about him, but David Stevenson was the kind of man who invariably judges every man by a type, and to him an army man was a man who turned his toes out a good deal more than was necessary and said "Haw!" after every three words he spoke. That the man who had stolen Dorothy's love from him did neither of these things made no difference to David's conception of him. He had stolen Dorothy from him, and that was enough to make David endow him in his own mind with all the most hateful attributes of his detestable class. Nor did he even stop to consider that he was distinctly unjust in crediting Harris with stealing Dorothy's love from him. For it is impossible to steal from any man what that man had never had to lose, and most emphatically he had never possessed one little tiny corner of Dorothy Strode's heart; to be plain, Dorothy had always detested him. For an hour or more David strode about the Park till the storm of fury which possessed him had somewhat calmed down, and always the smart victoria, with its pair of high stepping, fiery horses and its pair of wooden- faced, imperturbable servants in their white and crimson liveries, dogged his steps and kept him fairly in sight; and at last David noticed them. "Damn that supercilious old brute," he muttered, as they passed him for the twentieth time; then he stood at the railings a minute or two and thought how slow it was—wondered how men and women could bear to crawl up and down in lino, fretting their fine horses into a fever and never getting beyond a foot's pace. , He turned away from the vow into a side path, but the next moment he Human Mechanism Koquires Lubricant. "Oil is always required for lubricating, and the human machine Is not an exception," says Mrs. S. T. Rorer, telling how dyspepsia may be cured, in the Ladies Home Journal. "Fats, however, must in cases of Intestinal indigestion be used sparingly and carefully. Ten drops of pure olive oil once a day may be taken either after the noon or night meal. It may be put on a piece of bread and thoroughly masticated. Well- made .butter is an exceedingly good form of fat, but should be used without salt. A teaspoonful of cream taken slowly, held in the mouth and then swallowed, will also answer the pur 1 pose. Bear in mind that a small quantity of any one of these frequently administered is much more easily borne than the whole quantity at a single dose." Threats Against tho Use of Fraud Alabama's Election Monday. Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 1.—Dr. G. B. Crowe, populist state chairman, who issued a circular several days ago Intimating his purpose to establish a dual government by force if he had reason to believe his party's candidates at next Monday's state election were elected and defrauded out of their offices, says he is receiving scores of letters from prominent populists all over the state indorsing his declarations and offering to aid him in putting them into practical effect. One leader wrote from Arkadelphla, Blount county, that he would lead 1,000 men if necessary to avenge wrongs perpetrated upon their party, It is said the populists are secretly organizing in the mountain districts to back up Dr. Crowe. Democratic leaders declare that their victory will be so great as to leave no room for the charge of fraud, therefore they apprehend no trouble. Trouble Is Growing Serious. Rome, Aug. 1.—The trouble with Colombia over the settlement of the awaVd in the Cerrutl case is growing serious. Instructions have been sent to Admiral Candlani to act with energy against Colombia, but he probably is authorized to grant more delay in case of necessity. More warships are ready to sail for Colombia. Pub| lie opinion is dissatisfied with the course of the government, fearing dangerous complications. LOSH Wood In tho Warships. Rome, Aug. 1.—The Italian navy is the first to act on the lessons of American naval victories. An order has been issued forbidding the use of wood where it can be avoided on ships under construction and to do away wltb wood in the present vessels whenever tho opportunity presents for such alteration. ^ Killed by Falling Building. Boston, Aug. 1.—By the collapse ot a building being erected In South Boston for the Boston Elevated Railway company two men were killed and five Injured, two fatally. The recent rains had softened the masonry and the great weight upon it caused the structure to fall without warning. OP INTEREST *O At* A gallon of alcohol can be produced from a bushel of sweet potatoes. Matches to the value of £37,000,000 arc annually consumed throughout the World. A British antiquarian has discovered that Shakespeare was of Welch descent. A farMfer near Decatur, Ala., lias raised a hog which weighs 1,534 pounds. Th« rallroud mileage in Cuba is 1,105 miles, owned by seventeen railr»._.l companies. Recent measurements of the Chinese wnll show it, to be eighteen feet high and 1,300 miles long. John L. Sullivan, the ptigilist, occn- siotmlly officiates as a baseball umpire. No player kicks at his decisions. A vault has been built in Plymouth church for safe keeping of valuable relics of the lato Henry Wurd Beecher. In Persia a bonfire pla.vc an important part in the marriage cei-cmony, the service being read over in front of it. At the battle of Waterloo 51,000 men were killed or disabled. There wove l-tr>,000 soldiers in that great struggle. Miss Lyclia. Moses has lived uninterruptedly for ninety years in the house in which she was born, at Portsmouth, N. 11. A loading lady of Idaho Falls, Idaho Mrs. L. P. Johnson, is snid to have entered the gubernatorial race of that state. Native surgeons of the Zuni tribe ol Amerienii Indians cultivate long nail and frequently use them In place of the knife. Et.licl—I've had fully a dozen offers of marriage lately. Maud—Mercy me Good ones? Ethel—Yes. All fron George. When we are at leisure wo generally contrive to infuriate soino one who is working html to enjoy the same privilege. "There hasn't been much trade, bu I have been hard at work cutting u] remnants for our bargain sale tomorrow." Stockings were first usctl in tho eleventh, century. Before that time, the feet were protected with cloth bandages. Briggs—That was a great dnncc. I hope i made an impression on that girl. Griggs—I guess you did. She has been limpiug ever mnee. We will have reached the height of realism in literature \vlien writers honestly deKcuibe the way the heroine looks when she cries. Did you ever enter into any new scheme that some of your friends did not see and point out all its possible disadvantages? A new lapel button Is a shield bearing the United States coat of arras in enamel and having a small eagle perched on the corner. The longest can til in the world is in Russia. It extends from St. Petersburg to the frontier of China, .and measures nearly 4.500 miles. EXHIBIT OP LIVB STOCK. Cattle, Hogg, Shoep, iforgc* *ild at Trnh»-i«tl»*J*Blppt Etpoiltloii. The exhibition of lire stock ftt thft Trans-Mississippi Exposition will be icld from September 10 to October SO, and everything points to a larjfe display, J. B. Dinsrtiore, commissioner of live stock, states that the cbrrcs- jonderice received from in leading- ex- libitors is f a? larger in advance of the date for the closing of entries thatt it was at the Columbian exposition at Chicago. If Mr. Dihsmore's expectations are fulfilled the exhibition of live stock at Omaha will be one of the fittest ever given in the country. A sum of $3G,000 was set aside by the directors of the exposition to be awarded as cash prizes to live stock exhibitors. The Union Stock Yards Company, of South Omaha, and a number of the bi'eeders' .associations and other live stock organizations offer additional prizes, the total amount offered as premiums to live stock exhibitors being not far short of 550,000. The live stock exhibit is divided into six classes. Of these the poultry exhibit will be given first—from September 10 to September 30. On Monday, October 3, the exhibits of cattle, horses (in which class are included jacks, jennets and mules), sheep and swine, will open to continue until October SO; and the fat stock will be shown from October 13 to 30 inclusive. Entries close for fat stock on August IS, and in all other classes on. August 10. Probably all of the northern states will be represented in the poultry exhibit. Correspondence has been received from prominent fanciers all over the country, and the indications are that there will be a tine collection of birds. Commissioner Dinsinoro Is especially pleased with the prospects for exhibits ' in cattle, sheep and hogs. He says there will undoubtedly be'not less than 1,000 cattle, the same number of sheep, and twice as many hogs. The inquiries come from nil sections of the country north of the quarantine lino and from tho Atlantic to ,tho Rockies. The stockmen of the central west are .akin, especial interest in tho affair md are doing all they can to make the exhibit of live stock a great success._ It is said there never was a time in ,he history of cattle breeding in the United States when as much interest was taken in the grading up of stock is at present, and the liberal prizes offered by the Exposition are proving a strong inducement to breeders to enter their stock. Thirteen different breeds of cattle arc provided for in the premium list, all. in fact, that were exhibited at'tho World's Fair at Chicago with the single exception of the Sussex, of which there is but one small herd known in the United States. The $35,000 prize money offered by the Exposition will be distributed as follows: Cattle, $7,000; horses and mules, 558,000; bogs, $7,000; sheep, $0,000; fat stock, $5,000; poultry, 83,000. Money from other sources will mostly be devoted to special premiums. A Itlitnlcot Tax. "This war is dreadfully widespread- ing, isn't it?" "Yes. It's going to cost a man money ever time he stamps his feet." The Saorod FireH of India. The sacred fires of India have not all been extinguished. The most ancient which still exist was consecrated twelve centuries ago in commemoration of the voyage made by the Parsees when they emigrated from Persia to India. The fire is fed five times every twenty-four hours with saiidal- wood and other fragrant materials, combined with very dry fuel. This fire, in the village of Oodwada, near Bulsar, is visited by Parsees in large numbers during the months allotted to the presiding genius of fire.—Cleveland Plain Dealer. Or if He Wears a Collar When Ho Plows. SniH—It's not safe to always judge from appearances, Swigglns—That's true. We must not imagine that every man has horse sense who is constantly giving a horse laugh. As It Should Bv, Smith—"What's Blank doing now?" Jones—"You fail 'to put the question properly." Smith—"Why, how's that?" Jones—"You should have asked who he is doing uow." University of Notre Dame. We call attention to the advertisement of the University of Notre Dame in this issue. This great institution of learning takes rank with the first in the country and in the world. It is beautifully situated at Notre Dame, lad., a place famous in the early history of Christian explorations in the New World. The educational course is fully as complete as at Harvard, Yale or Princeton. A new 184-page catalogue just issued by the Institution gives some very valuable information that should be read before arrangln to sending your boys elsewhere. St. Edward's Hall for boys under 13 is complete in all Its equipments and has many advantages. It is possible for a boy of 10 to enter Notre Dame and remain until he graduates in Divinity Classics, Letters, Science, Law, Engineering, etc. Alexander Gregg Belleville, of St Louis, who recently buried hissevontl wife, has married again, this time i girl of 15. He is 57 years old. lloal Warm \V«»th«r Host and Comfort. •There is a powder to be shaken .into the shoes called Allen's Foot-Base, invented by Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y., which druggists and shoe dealers say is the best thing they ever sold to euro swollen, burning, sore and tender 'or aching feet. Some dealers claim that it makes tight or new shoes feel eary. It certainly will cure corns and bunions and relieve instantly sweating, hot or smarting feet. Allen's Foot- Ease costs only a quarter, and the inventor will send a sample free to any address. Servia is said to have more ceutina- rians than any other country in the world, 575 of her 1,HOO,000 inhabitants having lived for over u hundred years. The receivers of the Baltimore anrt Ohio Railroad have purchased 40 miles of 85-lb. sixty foot steel rails and will experiment with them on the Pittsburg division and in the Baltimore tunnel. These rails were originally bought for the Columbia and Maryland Electric Railroad, which was designed to parallel the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore and Washington and to become an Important factor in business between these points. The project failed and the material which was purchased has been Bold. These are the first 60-foot rails to be used OK the B. & 0. Story of Massucro In Africa, Paris, Aug. 1. — The Figaro announces tha>t the government has received an official dispatch reporting the assassination of the French captain, Cassemajou, and the massacre of Wd Senegalese court, midway be- tw^en the Niger and Lake Tchad. by Cyclone WIOO.OOO. St, Joseph, Mo., Aug. 1. — A cyclone tore through a rich agricultural section in the southern part of the county late Friday, causing the fatal injury of Mrs. Mary Coyle, wife of a farmer, and losses to farm property and live stock aggregating $100,000. Oil Strike at ReuiBelaer. Rensselaer, Ind., Aug. 1.— In drilling for water in this city Burgess Billion struck oil, which is flowing fifty barrels per day. There is great ax- citement here, and already many men are leasing lands and town property for oil privileges. _ ' Coimnorclul Law League Adjourns. Put-in-Bay, 0., Aug. 1.— The convention of the Commercial Law League of America will be held either at Asbury Park, N, J., or Montreal, Quebec, next year. The matter was left with the executive commute. A Present Free For* a few months to all users of the celebrated ELASTIC STARCH, (Flat Iron Brand), To induce you to try this brand of starch, so that you may find out for yourself that all claims for its super!' orlty and economy are true, the makers have had prepared, at great expense, a series of Game Plaques exact reproductions of the $10,000 originals by Muville, which will be given you ABSOLUTELY FREE by your grocer on conditions named below. These Plaques are 40 inches in circumference, are free of any suggestion of advertising whatever, and will ornament the most elegant apartment. 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