The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1898 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 21, 1898
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THE UPPER DES MOINM8: ALClONA IOWA, WEDNESDAY SEPtKMBEtt 21, 1898, Not for Deposit >r—Is the cashier in. President—No-o: he's g-one away. Depositor—Ah! Gone for a rest, i presume. President (sadly)—No-o; to avoid arrest, A Family Affair, Young Mother—What in the world makes the baby cry so? Yoiipg Father—I guess lie heard ine any I managed to get a little sleep last might. HOME-MADE PHILOSOPHY. Don't teach yoor boy to aim so gor- doffully high. The big game Is all down on the earth. People that git thare grub throo the felan ov doln dirt to honest labor, are the most particular about how It shud be et at the tabull. Don't force a tockative child inter silence. Tockin may be its only natch- Ural talent, un yood better sharpen it than to blunt it oft too short. Any polltlckal measure witch the rltch men fight, Is a good measur* for the poor. You don't wanter let the rltch measure everything In thare own measure. Don't trust a man bekaws he Is ritch. Most people git rltch by beln trusted too far. The fat cow needs to be |. fenced outer the corn; jist the same as i the lean one. Wen a man works fur yoo, un yoo |pay him less than he urns—that's liv- fin. on profit. If you pay him In store fgoods—that's gcttln yoor work in on jljilm two times. You can't wip edducashun inter a phlld, nor wlp appetite outer it. The jfiitow process ov eternally feedin is the |only way to keep a child mentally and gtommlckly full. It will be a long time before peeple jfglt so orful good on earth that Saint fpeter .will let each one so inter the IVardrobe un select thare own crown on liarrlvin in heaven. It is dangerous to remain cool In a |crowd pv hot heda In time ov war. !? They wud hang a man fur showin' slm- ; turns ov common sense kwicker than four llckin his wife. |K A man generally catches the same i sort of religyun that is contagus in his f naborhood, votes as pa did, un expects ,his wife to make the. same sort ov ; pies his ma made. A man Is seldom rbetter'n the sile he grows up in. ," Don't expect to take pic outer the Icupburd wen yoo have only put moldy 8-bread crusts In; nor milk cream outer Hhe cow that is fed on bean shells un •shavins; nor git wlsdum outer the Ifvboy hooze edducashun is made up ll'Outer fambly tradishun un witch sto- • IflJGod is law, un thare is jist as mutch ^Jyinity in the law of intoxicashun as 'tiere is in gravitashun. The law that fSSlds appels together wile you skweeze le cider outer 'em is the same law at holds worlds un planets together ,. _le the ritch skwee?. the usufruct outfit., the miserabull poor. Two Lot-eft. "I love my country." exclaimed the patriot, "and I know no north, fab south, no east, no west!" Many cheered wildly; not so the Ordinary Person, "I love," observed the Ordinary Person, with a hard," bitter smile, "red iquor with substantially equal results. Yes. :I • Surpassed. "Did your picnic fulfill your ex- pectations'''' "Oh, my, yes. It surpassed them. We fully expected it to rain, but hail was more than we anticipated." Modern Utvorcn Method*. Lawyer—"Do you live with your husband?'' AVitness—"No sir." Lawyer—"Are you divorced?' 1 Witness—"I dou't know.' 1 Lawyer—"Kb? Whnfs tliat? You don't know?" Witness—"Certainly not. My husband never takes me into his confidence." The Jewish Year Book estimates that there oro. in the world about 11,000,000 .lews, more than half of them under Russian jurisdiction. Sure Cure for When the children get their feet wet and take cold give them a hot foot bath, a bowl of hot drink, a dose of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, and put them to bed. The chances are they will be all right in the morning. Continue the Cherry Pectoral a few days, uptil all cough has disappeared. Old coughs are also cured; we mean the coughs of bronchitis, weak throats and irritable lungs. Even the hard coughs of consumption are always made easy and frequently cured by the continued use of Bud Aim. ; a single book that I have wr'tl- |n has made a hit." SVH'm; you must have some Spanish .in your veins." 3«>»fi.- Soldierly FraukiieuH. feffLady visitor in camp—And how did wlfei win your shoulder straps, colonel'. 1 lltlHandsome officer—By exercising |se judgment- and cool daring in pick • out nry f oilier. IPteA good many people cast their brenrt fefmou the waUvrs, expecting to got 'fi^ik-toast as a result. Every doctor knows that wild cherry bark is the best remedy known to medical science for soothing and healing inflamed throats and lungs. Put one of Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Plasters over your Bungs Tha Best Metllonl Advlco Freo I We now have sumo of the most eminent physicians In tin) United States. Unusual opportunities unil long uxperl- once eminently fit them lor (living you niedlcul advice. Write freely all the particulars In your case. .„.,„ Address, Dr. J. C. AVER. Lowell, Hau To the Rescue, was in danger there would be an army of men (who chew it) ready to rescue it:—large enough to shovel Spain off the map of Europe, No other chewing tobacco in the world has ever had so many friends* INTEftNATIONAL PflESS ASSOCIATION. CHAPTER XXIX.—(Continued.) For a long time Lord Aylmer sat lost In angry thought. So this was the meaning of Dick's sudden surrender, his dutiful acquiescence with his uncle's wishes. There had been no break- Ing of his chains when he set sail for the East, no burning of his boats behind him. Not a bit of it! No; the young gentleman had quietly—ay, and very cleverly—made the best ot what to him was a very bad and very distasteful business, and Intended to carry on the Palace Mansions arrangement In Madras just as he had done In London. But somebody else had to be dealt with, the old lord's grim thoughts ran —somebody else with a brain a good deal Shrewder lhan Dick's, and a will like cold steel. Lord Aylmer would have something to do and say in the matter of Mrs. Harris' intended voyage to India, and he had no notion whatever of allowing his nephew, whom he cordially detested, to carry out all his arrangements in triumph, and in spite of him. He roused himself presently, and went to the table, where writing materials were lying. Then he forced himself to write an ordinary letter to Dick, telling him he was In town for a few days, but was off to Aylmer's Field tomorrow; that my lady was better and he trusted Dick would bear In mind that he had to reinstate himself in his uncle's good graces, that he might get over the disappointment caused by his refusal to marry Mary Aunandale, and therefore he trusted he would spare no pains to make himself indispensable to his old friend, Barry Boynton. And at the end of this meaningless and commonplace letter Lord Aylmer made an addition, which, like the scorpion's tail, contained the sting: "P. 3.—By-the-bye, you will be In- f) WROTE A COMMONPLACE LETTER, terested to hear that your little friend, Mrs. Harris, has consoled herself for your absence, without loss of lime. 1 saw her yesterday, with a gentleman, in an uncommon!y well turned out open carriage—splendid horses, smart servants, in white liveries, cockades, and all the rest of it. After a long and intimate acquaintance with the world 1 have come to the conclusion that soft- eyed little women of that type have marvelous wisdom—they forget the past, give no thought to the future, take the hour as it comes and make the best of it. Sensible creatures!" And this most dangerous of all lies, the lie which was half a truth, Lord Aylmer dropped into the post-box, and in due time it went speeding over sea and land in place of Esther Brand's telegram, "Boy—both well." stretched between them? And then her eyes fell upon the bangle, which she always wore upon her left wrist, with its bright beacon of hope and trust, Dick's last message to her—"Dlu- na Forget." No. nothing should make her doubt him he was overworked, 111, something had happened to keep him from writing. "Don't worry about it, dear Esther,' she said bravely. "Dick would not leave me without a letter without some good reason for It. Please don't doubt him; you don't know how good nnd kind and thoughtful he Is, you don't, Indeed, Esther." "No, I don't," said Esther, dryly; then with an outburst of tenderness very rare In one of her serene and composed nature, she cried: "Oh, don't look at me In that reprcv.hful way, darling. I want to believe this Dick of yours perfect—I do. dear. But when we go on day after day, week after week, and I see your anxious eyes, see your face getting whiter and whiter—why, I can't help feeling angry at times, and suspicious, and—and as if I should like to kill somebody," she ended passionately. Dorothy did not speak for a long time, but sat tracing the words on her bangle with a very thin and fragile- looking finger. "I know what you must think," s^ie said at last. "And I know what Dick's silence must seem to you; but I promised to trust him whatever happens,and I always will. He gave me this the very last of all," she cried, holding out her wrist—oh! so much too small for the pretty bangle now—towards her cousin, "and he gave It as a token between us; 'Dinna Forget.' I know It will all be right by-and-by, Esther, i know it will; but wait a little longer, before you condemn him, just a little longer." The piteous appeal went straight to Esther's heart. "Well, I won't mention him again, Dorothy; dear, not for another month. We will talk about other things. Are you going for a drive today? The carriage will be here at 3 o'clock." "Just as you please, dear," Dorothy answered listlessly. "I think you ought to go. It is good for you, and good for the boy, too, and of course you won't have a carriage—at least, not such a carriage—always." "No," said Dorothy. Esther was busy making a wonderful bonnet for the wonderful boy, and slie pinned In several folds of lace and tried several effects before she spoke again. "Isn't it odd," she remarked at last, "that Lord Aylmer has left his carriage and horses and servants In town all this time, when he is away. "Perhaps he never takes them out of town," suggested Dorothy. "Perhaps not. Anyway, it is very pleasant for us as it la," Esther replied. "Well, I shall go and get ready," and, gathering up her bonnet and materials, she went out of the room, leaving Dor- "Lord Aylmer has fth heir, madam," he Bald quickly, thinking that Mrs. Harris was giving" a keen eye to the future. "His hei.hew, Mr. Richard Aylmer, Is the heir—he is in India." "Ah! yes, really," said Dorothy. She felt very sick and faint as she leaned back among the cushions. Amelia Harris thought she was disappointed, whereas, in truth, Dorothy was only nervous and upset at the sudden mention of her husband's name. "Mr. Aylmer," Amelia continued, "Is In the army—In the 40th Dragoons. A handsome young gentleman, but wild —very wild." Dorothy got up. "Yes, I dare say, but I ought not to talk about him," she said, her voice trembling, and her eyes misty with tears. "I must go and dress for our drive." SINGLE TAKERS IN of the tat* ttenrr in Omaha. Omaha^ Sept. 17.—The national aln- gle-tax congress, which held Its open- Ing session at the exposition auditorium Friday, has attracted a notable array of exponents of the theories of the late Henry George. A two days' programme has been arranged, the speakers including, among others, W. A. Douglass of Toronto, Senator James Crosby of Denvef .Mayor John H. Quick of Sioux City, ex-Congressman Tom L. Johnson of Cleveland, Edward O. Brown ot Chicago, C. J. Buell of St. Paul and Frank D. rabee of Minneapolis. CHAPTER XXX. WHOLEmonth had gone by and still no word had come from Dick to the anxious heart so fondly waiting for news in Palace Mansions. Or stay, that is not quite correct, ,for a long letter from Dick had come by each mall, but they had never reached Dorothy, each one of them having fallen in Lord Aylnier's possession. "I can't made out why your husband has never written, why he never answered the telegram. I think I shall go into the post-office and find out if it really went." "Amelia said it went," Dorothy replied. She, poor child, had never admitted as much to her cousin, but she was prepared for the worst that could possibly happen. Dick's long silence was beginning to tell upon her, and she was not recovering as quickly as might be desired; indeed, her doctor and her cousin, too, were for the most part thoroughly uneasy about her. And yet, she had now been nearly six weeks without a line from Dick—Dick, who had left her with such fond words of love on his lips—ay, and in his eyes; Dick, who knew that now, of all times, letters would be of greater value than ever they had been, when she was left alone in her hour of trial. Yet he had not written, there was no answer to the telegram announcing the boy's birth, there had come no word nor sign out of the dark blanlu»ces of hope and fear, doubt and dw ti-Ur, -viuch was gradually creeping over • And attar all she told hersa'.f, Jt was not to b« \vouu««G<l at if {"Holt had got a iitije tii'M ot h.;j-a stupid little thins liUe her. au liinoraui as a child. What wa# there tn bvr in Keep such a man aa Din* faithful juid truo -vli the width o£ tuvK the world w othy alone. Almost immediately Amelia Harris came in, bringing a bag filled with little vases of fresh flowers. "Oh!" said Dorothy, "those are lovely. Is it a pretty place) Amelia? 1 suppose you ha/e often been there." "Yes, madam; 1 have been there once or twice," Amelia replied. "It is a fine place, is it not?" Dorothy asked. "A very grand place, madarn," said Amelia, apparently giving all her attention to the flower vases, "And Lady Aylmer—what Is she like?" Is she nice—handsome?" "My lady Is very handsome, madam," said Amelia, putting the last vase in its place, and coming to put a fold of the window curtain straight. "Very haughty and hard-like, but very handsome for all that." "Ah!" Dorothy sat in silence for a minute or two. Amelia Harris began to tidy CHAPTER XXXT. HE was sobbing passionately by the time she got into her own room. "Dick, Dick," she cried passionately, "it is hard to deny you like this, for it was denying you, though I said nothing. Why are you leaving me to fight my way through all these difficulties alone? I won't believe that you are false to me—not until you tell me so; but If it is so, you ought to tell me!" She was sobbing passionately, and the scalding tears ran down her poor, pale face and over her little cold hands. They recalled her to herself. "No, I will be brave, 1 won't doubt you, my darling. There Is something I don't understand. I will wait a little longer." She unlocked a drawer in her wardrobe, and took out the large picture ot Dick which she had hidden out of Lord Aylmer's way. "My love, my dear love, I will trust you and believe you," she murmured fondly. "I will not give way again—I will be brave." She heard the carriage draw up with the usual jingle and dash, and hastily locked the portrait away again. Then she bathed her face in cold water, and tried to remove the, alas! unmistakable signs of tears from her eyes. Not very successfully, though she went, out Immediately afterwards, walked into the drawing room and found there— Lord Aylmer. "Lord Aylmer!" she cried, then went quickly across the room to him. "Oh! I am so very glad to see you,"she cried. "I did not know you were in town." "I came up last night, dear lady," he said, taking both her hands in his and speaking in a very soft and tender voice. "But you are ill, you are not recovered, you are unhappy about something." "I?" murmured Dorothy, evasively, "Oh! I am not so very well—but " "But you have been crying," said Lord Aylmer, still keeping her hands in his. "Perhaps," Dorothy admitted. "Perhaps! I am sure' of it," he returned. "But what Is the matter? If there is anything that I can do, you know that you have only to command me." He laid stress on the words "you know," which in any other circumstances would have been enough to put Dorothy on her guard. Now, however, witlTher thoughts filled with Dick iuid his strange and inexplicable silence, she did not notice the unusual tone. "Oh!" she cried Impulsively, "there is something you could do for me if you would." "What?" he said eagerly. "Tell me." But Dorothy <lld not tell him. She, Chicago Hoard of Trade. ; Chicago, Sept. 16.—The following table shows the range of quotations on the Board of Trade to-day: —Closing- Articles. High. Low. Sept.16. Sept.15. Wheat- Sept . .f .60 $ .65 $ .GBU $ .66% .631,4 .6214 .62% .63% .64 .64% -64% Dec. May Corn- Sept Dec. May Oats- Sept Dec. May Pork— Oct.. Dec. Jan. Lard— Oct.. Dec. Jan. .64% .30 .29% .31% .20% .2014 .22% 8.32 >/j 8.45 9.20 4.75 4.821/4 4.87% Short Rlbs- Oct.. .. 5.27% Dec. .. 4.72% Jan. .. 4.72% .29% .29% .31% .20% .20 .21% 8.30 8.37% 9.15 4.70 4.77% 4.85 5.25 4.67% 4.67% .64% .29% .29% .31% .20% .20% .22 8.30 8.37>i 9.15 4.72% 4.77% 4.87% 5.25 4.70 4.70 .29% .29% .31% .20% .20% .22$ 8.42% 8.47% 9.22% 4.77% 4.82% 4.92% 5.27% 4.75 4.75 M»y Sell Spanish Mauser*. Washington, Sept. 17.—The war department has directed that the Mauser rifles, about nine thousand In number, which were brought to New York, having been captured from the Spanish troops in Cuba, be turned over to the ordnance department. They will be thoroughly overhauled and is possible placed in order either for the use of our own troops or for sale, it having been represented that as souvenirs of the war these weapons, if offered at public sale, probably would bring a price more than BiUHclent to compare to an equal number ot new Krag-Jorgensens and thus avoid the difficulty of having two kinds of ammunition in the army. . Tlilnl Illinois Wants to Return. Guayarna, Porto Rico, Sept. 17.—Col. Fred Bennitt has at last been prevailed upon by the officers of his command to ask that the Third Illinois be relieved from further duty in Porto Rico and returned to America to be mustered out. This he did in a cablegram, to Congressman Cannon of the Danville district und Congressman • Hopkins of the Aurora district. The appeal Cor relief ran: "With over 300 men sick, others getting sick daily, the war over and purpose for which the regiment enlisted accomplished, our mission has been fulfilled nnd we should be sent home to save further lops of life by sickly climate." wanted to say, "1 am Dick's wife, I am so wretched and so unhappy at his absence. Let him come home, and I will love and reverence you forever." That was what she wanted to say; but when she was face to face with the opportunity, her courage failed her, and she was afraid. (To be Continued.) May Take Two Monthu. Washington, Sept. 17.—Chairman William R. Day believes the treaty can be formulated and agreed to within two months. "It should be framed within the next six weeks," said he, "but, making due allowance for the proverbial slowness of Spanish diplomats, eight weeks should be ample." The treaty will be a costly matter for the United States. It will cost not less than $100,000 for the compensation of the commissioners, and fully that much more for their expenses and the salaries and expenses of the secretaries, clerks, messengers, and various assistants. JUST AS YOU PLEASE, DEAR, the little table between the window and the fireplace. "It seems such a pity that—" Dorothy began, intending to say, "such a pity that Lord and Lady Aylmer did not get on well together." Then she broke off short, suddenly remembering that it would not do to speak of Lord Aylmer's private affairs to his valet's wife, and also that she was not supposed to know more of them than Lord Ayljner himself would be likely to tell so nesy an acquaintance as she was. Amelia was looking at her with an expectant expression, and Dorothy mudo uaste t,o finish her sentence. "It seems such a. pity that Lovd Aylr mar has no heir," she said confusedly. Amelia. Harris not unnaturally ;ps misunderstood, her, ' CORONETS AT AUCTION. And tlm lilitdluic Win Not at All JlrUk. Some queer commodities find their way into the auction room, but it is not every day that a coronet may be picked up at a bargain in a salesroom, says the linden Chronicle. This was what, happened yesterday, when a marquis' coronet was put up and knocked down by a Conduit street auctioneer. It is odd enough that such an adornment should find Its way into the vulgar atmosphere of furniture dealers and brokers' men, but that anybody should want to buy a second-hand coronet is odder still. The biddings, it is true, were not keen. They began at a couple of guineas and went up to £5, at which the coronet went into the possession of some apparently plebeian person—certainly not a marquis. But then the article was no longer "practicable," as they say on the stage. The original owner, or possibly "an heir or an assignee," had so little use for it that he had cut It in two and mounted it us a pair of wall brackets. It is commonly supposed that peers' coronets, like royal diadems, are o£ gold. That is not so. _ They are of silver, "richly gilt," as In the case of yesterday's bauble. This particular one bore the hall mark of 1831, which suggests that it may have been made for the coronation of William IV. That there should be so little competition for coronets in their material form is explained by the rarity with which they are worn. There are probably not half a donen peers living who have ever had one. They ure worn only at coronation, and then, at the moment wheu the archbishop of Canterbury places the crown on the spveyelgn/s head, the assembled p.eers.,'— ' ' " nebusly put, their *rjJ Auollier Place for Kooievelt. San Francisco, Sept. 17.—The regents of the University of California have not indicated who is likely to succeed Dr. Kellogg as president of that institution. Among the men mentioned for the place are Theodore Roosevelt and Albert Shaw, editor of the Review of Reviews. The general impression, however, le that some member of the faculty will receive the honor. Are Homeli-sn. Vancouver, B. C., Sept. 17.—Relief still comes to fire-stricken New Westminster. Mayor Owens of New Westminster has written the mayor of Vancouver, saying: "A careful estimate places the number of homeless people at about 2,500 and the number of business houses and homes destroyed at 500. The loss will reach fully $2,500,000." Charged with Rioting, Monougahelu City, Pa., Sept. 16.— Sheriff Kennedy and a posse ot six deputies arrested Miners' Vice President Dodd and 41 strikers, on Friday charges of riot, inciting riot, and assault and battery. A large crowd witnessed the arrest and there was great excitement, but there was no disorder. The strike situation is quiet. Heavy Claims Ajjalnst Washington, Sept, 17.—At the state department there have been filed thus far claims of American citizens for Cuban property destroyed by Spain aggregating at least $20,000,000, and the total will reach three times that suni. All these will go before the subeom* mission to be created by the treaty, and .there will have final adjudication. IV tho Circulation. Sept. 17.~During the September about -'- toads i , ii-- - j »

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