The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1899 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 6, 1899
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MS M01NESJ ALGOMA^IOWA, DfiCEMBMtt 6, 1899, hat ysterious ajor.,0 CHAPTER II.-HContinued.) feat was his disappointment, how|i as he laid the book on the table opened it at the page at which it I begun to open naturally, to find instead of the stranger's eyes j riveted, as everybody's always 6, to the bottom of the leaf, where Jnames of Lady Howard and Miss [iyn Luttrell boldly confronted the |er, with the full address appended, Instantly wandered off to a few i above, where, in easily decipher| letters, was written "Gilbert Falk!;""> friank you; that will do." He the book and pushed it aside. , am very sorry to trouble you, sir, '—and the waiter placed an Ink- d and pens at his elbow—"per- you'd kindly add your name." ify name? Oh—yes—very well." was staring somewhat abstract- through the window; but at tho Best he took up a quill, dipped it f the ink, and was just beginning |llne with a rather awkward-look|"S," whenr he suddenly paused, ated a second, and, drawing hur- through the capital, finally e "Major Brown, London," in legible characters. |few minutes later Major Brown, he designated himself, rose ab- :ly from his chair, and, with his Qs in his pockets, -was crossing the toward the door, when a glimpse dainty lace handkerchief lying } concealed beneath the folds of a fecloth attracted his notice. He ped to get it, and, glancing at the gpgram and cre&t embroidered in Jcorner^was about to hand It to lof the waiters to deliver it to its ftful owner, when a faint smile.for noment dispelled the frown which I gathered upon his forehead, and, Bout a word, he quietly placed it in |nside pocket of his coat. dear fellow, you are a fool!" he aured to himself. "Fancy throw- *\ 'K '*• *** *?" &»».*» ...BY... ETBEL A, SOUTOAM her pause in some amazement, to behold the wearer of the light shooting* suit, who had apparently been as deeply engrossed In the contents of the "Royal George" post-bag as herself, advancing toward her. "But is not this for you? You must have overlooked it. I fancy." Evelyn glanced quickly at the en* velope which he was offering to her, directed indisputably to herself, and then, looking up, found herself encountered by the very same pair of gray eyes which she remembered meeting for the first time in'the table d'hote room the night before. "Thank you—it is for me," she answered, with a vague sense of wonder. "I cannot think how I missed it." "Oh, easily, I should Imagine," was the prompt reply. "Among so many, it is no difficult matter to miss one. Still, as this has come to light, had you not better see if there are any more?" "Perhaps I had," answered Evelyn, wrinkling up her forehead perplexedly. She was turning to the table once more, when a hand was laid with a somewhat familiar gesture upon her arm and a voice said: "Good morning, Miss Eve. Her ladyship has sent me to find you. What are you doing here?" "Only trying to sort these letters. Have you been for yours yet?" "No; I prefer my breakfast first Letters are not always calculated to improve one's appetite. But come— Lady Howard wants to know what your opinion is of tho weather. She thinks it is too hot -for that drive which we were talking about." . "Very well, I am coming; but " She hesitated a second, and then glanced quickly toward Major Brown. "Thank you very much," and, with a graceful little inclination of her head, she turned to follow Gilbert Falkland, "BUT, IS NOT THIS FOR YOU?" Jiy such an opportunity! This ' will be an excuse for one word curly headed divinity!" CHAPTER III. sun was streaming with all the stence of a hat July morning sun igh the interstices of Venetian as Into a large private sitting room ei ground floor of the "Royal ^e" as Evelyn Luttrell, looking pitf uUy cool in a pink cotton gown, |n her head at the open window surveyed the scene In astonish- j j>body down? Are we really the latter all?" she exclaimed, ad- !lg to the middle of the room and Ing quickly from the table to the Ion the chimney-piece. "Well, [>, it Is of no use waiting. We i well go and see if there are any us this morning." • • spoke she opened the door sed out into the cool, softly corridor, which seemed, after and glare of the baach, where i the poodle had been having a perfect paradise in contrast. |»g her hat carelessly in her she hurried along toward the the morning delivery of vas always to he found. Jl, military-looking man in a shooting-suit was standing surveying the post as Evelyn to \\ and rapidly scanned the addresses. Her scrutiny was howeyer. Neither her nnfe name-met her eyes pf the envelopes, and 'she d eway and, was about to hal}, when, a voice suddenly I'hej- footsteps. | jour pardon?" yords, spoken in singularly ana aeconjpanied fty a chivalrous bow, made Spay ' her who had 'stood watching the proceedings with a distinct shadow.of annoyance upon his face. "Who on earth is that fellow, Miss Luttrell?" was the immediate inquiry. Evelyn gazed down thoughtfully at the address upon her letter. "Echo answers/Who?' It is a question I myself was just going to ask you. All that I know of him is that he was having his dinner alone late last evening when I went to get Sambo a bone, and that ho handed me this a moment ago." "And yet you were thanking him as if he had done you the greatest service upon earth!" said Falkland, accompanying his remark with a steady, penetrating look into Miss LuttreH's face. "What do you mean?" A faint flush deepened tho color in Evelyn's cheeks. "I thanked him, of course. Whoever the man is, ho is certainly a gentleman." "Oh, yes, most probably!" rejoined Falkland, ironically. "I know the stamp of fellow exactly. They always haunt places of this kind." A rather Indignant little smile crossed Evelyn's face. "These fellows," be proceeded, "are the greatest humbugs imaginable. They d9 the polite to the ladies all day, play cards and billiards for the heaviest stakes at night and through the email hours of the morning, and then at the end of a fortnight they quietly disappear with qutte a collection, of Jewelry, bank-poles a"4 sundry loose coins'ejor«d away eargfujly i» their portmanteaus- Oh, Jttss Luttrejl, you are sadly inexperienced In the ways pf the wjcked world, Jf you take my advice you wil} have nothing? to say to that I individual." to say t9 him,? What ?" aBk0,a, brow* In astonishment. "IdOrtbt pose that 1 shall ever speak to Wife again." "Do you imagine that fellow did toot know whom he was addressing; thia morning Certainly he did! 'Luttrell' is by no means & common name, and directly he saw 'Miss Luttreli* posted in the visitors' book he guessed ho doubt who you were and asked some one to point you out to him. Consequently he has taken the first opportunity of beginning an acquaintance, which 1 dare say hfe intends .to f bllow up as speedily as possible. Ah, Lady Howard"—here he threw open the door of the room .which Evelyn had forsaken a few minutes before—"I have found your niece and brought her back to you. Here she Is." • "And, by way of improving the occasion, he has been offering me a little of his valuable advice," announced Evelyn, going up to Lady Howard and bending. down to kiss her as she sat at the head of the breakfast table, still a handsome, good-looking woman, in spite of the lines of care across her forehead and the silvery threads of hair distinctly visible beneath the soft folds of her widow's cap. "I was only' cautioning your nietx against a fellow whom I noticed playing rather high in the billiard room last night, and with whom she had the ill-luck to have occasion to speak this morning," protested Falkland, strolling up to the window and gazing out with all the air of a man who was at home in her ladyship's private sitting room. "To speak? My dear Eve, what have you been doing?" asked Lady Howard in alarm. "Nothing, Aunt Lydla," answered Miss Luttrell, with a decided little shake of her head. "Do not agitate yourself, please! It is only Mr. Falkland who is piling up the agony now. This poor innocent man who has such wicked designs on 113 only handed me this letter"—throwing down the hapless-looking note upon ' tho table— "that Is all." "And, as an old friend, knowing whttj 1 thorough-paced scoundrels habitually frequent places of this description, I have advised her to avoid him for the future." "Exactly," agreed her ladyship. "One cannot bo too careful or exclusive at a hotel where one encounters the same person day after day. Who is this man that spoke to you, Eve?" "Oh, ask Mr. Falkland," answered Evelyn in a deprecating tone. "He evidently knows more about him than I do, if he had the benefit of his society in the billiard room last evening, and perhaps—who knows?—joined him in some of his high play." Falkland accepted the little taunt with an air of praiseworthy complacency, and turned calmly to Lady Howard. "Well;-1'believe.'he goes by the elegant name of 'Brown.' That is vague enough, you would think; but his address of London only—Brown of London—Is vaguer still." "Yes, indeed; anybody would have difficulty in tracing him. But that reminds me. As you came in, I was Just reading In the paper that . Do sit down, though, Mr. Falkland, and have some breakfast." "Oh, no, thank you! I have Just told Henry to have some ready for me in the coffee room; so I will not keep you from yours. But you were say- "Only that they fancy they have at last found a clue to the whereabouts of that man who committed those fearful forgeries about twelve months ago,' 1 added Lady Howard, pouring out the coffee and passing a cup across to Evelyn. "You remember the Beauchamp case, which made such a commotion at the time?" {To Be Continued.) POOD SIS BETTER THAN TONICS Debilitated JCnergUw I)o Not Kequire tho Stimulation of Drugg. A professor in one of the many med-. •leal colleges of this city holds that there is ho need of buying ami swallowing advertised tonics, because they accomplish no more'than a judiciously Eftlected diet will. The professor says that spinach Is richer In Iron, which is the basis of most tonics, than oven the yolk of an egg, while the latter contains more than beef. The ordinary dish of spinach and poached eg-g is a tonic as potent as uue in which iron forme a part, without the harmful effect of other ingredients that enter Into the medical compound. Plants imbibe iron, and it is through them that we should absorb it into our system. That mineral is present largely in apples, lentils, strawberries, white beans, peas, potatoes and most of the red fruits and vegetables. Stewed blatik currants if taken daily in their season will cure anaemia that has become chrople. It is the experience of mariners that while lime juice Is a palliative of scurvy, potatoes are a specific. Nanseu, in his voyage in the Pram, had no occasion to resort to the medicine chest. The concentrated form of all the fruits and vegetaWea that' his men were accustomed to eat in Norway was worth a shipload of drugs, it is the nrst instance on record of the escape of Arctic explorers confined on shipboard from the ravages of scurvy and it "was due entirely to the tonic effect of the food supplied. W»r»>-w»tJ«»iv There IB & ra.t in <M>jnnh1a ' gives A 6l«x;fe wire extfjbjttea evening, He gives Jila pprfornjanoe at about the same, tljap each, eyenjug &n.<| *- generally baa q.u,Ue » ewv$ a»t ta hjm. T-lie rodent Armed Filipinos Surrender at Bayombong* BRAVERY 0? LIEUT, MONROE, *•--T n i niLi_i__i__ On« nt the Henrlnut Hlowg Derttt to the R«bets Daring the tr*# Credited to Thl» Officer—American Troop* Coh- tlnn* t« Adtttnoo. Manila, Dec. 4. : — The surrender of 800 armed insurgents at Bayombong, in Nueva Viscaya province, to Lieut. Munroe of the Fourth cavalry was the result of otto of the most remarkable feats of courage and "bluff" of the war. Lieut. Munroe had but fifty men and his re-enforcements were far in the rear. Notwithstanding this, he communicated telegraphically with the insurgent general, Conon, stating that he was ready to move Immediately with a large force of cavalry against him unless ho should surrender unconditionally. Lieut. Munroe next wired south for re-enforcements. Twenty- four hours before the! re-enforcements arrived he wont with his small escort to Bayombong and accepted the surrender of the garrison. Force Yet Tnkou. Washington, Dec. 4.— Considerable Interest is felt here in the news that the insurgents at Bayombong have surrendered, particularly as the number Is said to exceed that captured by the United States troops at any one time. Bayombong is the city to which: Agulnaldo at one time contemplated retreating for the purpose of locating tho rebel capital after he was forced to flee from Tarlac, but the American troops pressed him so hard that he was unable to carry out his Intention. No Information regarding tho surrender has been received at tho war department. Word comes from tho Philippines that the two companies of Macabclje scouts under Capt. Batson are doing so well that it has been decided to organize a full battalion of those natives. The additional two companies will bo very useful in the proncut campaign 'in tracking the fleeing remnants of Agul- naldo's disorganized army. Projcrons lu PHIIU.T. Washington, Dec. 2. — Gen. Otis' advices to the war department show that the advance into tho interior is being vigorously' pushed, and the American troops continue to drive back and disperse the scattered bands encountered. He states that Capt. Warwick and Private Daniel W. Humphreys, Eighteenth infantry, were killed in an engagement at Passi, Hollo province, the 26th inst. Cxrtervllltj Rioters' Trlul. Marlon, 111., Dec. 4.—Sheriff Joab Gray left Friday for Vienna with Thomas Jerrimah, Mike Brown, George Durden, Eli Booker, Ed Richie, James Hicks, Arch Brazzleton, William Smith, Isaac McKee and William Smith, indicted for murder. These are men indicted for the Lander Station riot June 30 last, and have been sent to Johnson county for trial, having asked a change of venue from this county. Capt. Hersh, with part of company B, Fourth Illinois, escorted the prisoners to their destination. This leaves yet in jail here iwelvo prisoners indicted for the Carterville riot. Money for IMethodlHt Colleens. Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 4.-— The College Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church of tho United States is in session here, considering the raising of $20,000,000 for educational and benevolent purposes by 1900. The association elected the following officers for the ensuing year: President, the Rev. W. F. Warren, Boston; vice- president, the Rev. Samuel Plantz, Appleton, Wis.; secretary and treasurer, the Rev. R. M. Freshwater, Berca, O. for JlritUh Harbor- London, Doc. 4. — Information comes from official sources that extensive preparations are being made to protect the harbor at Portsmouth, where submarine mining and planting of torpedoes are being done hurriedly and thoroughly, These most significant operations, it is declared, are being carried out with tho view of asking France to explain her unfriendly attitude toward Great Britain. Class ractorl«H Uexuinc Operation*, Hartford City, Ind., Dec. 4.— Fifteen window-glass factories, representing nearly 400 pots' capacity, which passed out of tho control of tho old American Glass company, or trust, have resumed operations. Of these, four of tho largest are located at Eaton, Dunkirk, Arcadia and Summitville, this state, and will give employment to nearly 2,000 workmen. It Is not believed that trust concerns will go into blast before Jan. 1. _ Ilogin Fight oil l{ol)or(». Washington, Dec, 4.— At a conference of twenty-five prominent house republicans, held at tho capitol Friday wight, it was decided that the eligibility of Representative-elect Roberts of Utah to occupy a seat in the house of representatives should be investigated and determined, and that pending the decision ho should not be permitted ^ take the oath of office. J,ltUo Opposmou tq . Washington. P«G« 4,-~Henry of WtStWSin will b&Y0 little, if for qt the Uoua f Jng on a, telesra-ph, uriyf., H,$'h*a ftoae fljty tJ^xeft ,«r spri STATEMENT ..... *8Y HITCHCOCK. fiectfetary «! thft 4 aterio* Rotiewt S4- tiiMi&l AfhUrt. Washington, Dec. l^the annual f«- port of Secretary of the interior Httch- coch, while Buintning up the wotk ih all the bureaus, is of Special Interest by reason of its statements regarding pension policies. At the close of the fiscal year there Were 991,619 pensioners, a decrease of 2,195 during the year, The average annual value df all pensions was $132.74.. The Spanish war probably will Increase the pension roll during the current fiscal year. The secretary concurs in the recommendations for legislation providing that no pension be granted to commence prior to the date of filing the claim \ for att early revision and codification of the pension laws, as the numerous amendatory laws and decisions have made the whole system a labyrinth of laws and legal opinions. Secretary Hitch- 1 cock urges legislation to definitely construe the act of Juho 27, 1890, relating to widows' pensions. The report estimates the irrigable area of the arid region of the United States at 74,000,000 acres, capable of comfortably, supporting under a proper irrigation system 50,000,000 people. Reasonable expenditures both by the federal and state government looking to a woll-deflnod Irrigation system are urged. Nearly fifty proposed new forest reserves or additions to those already established are under consideration. The Dawes commission reports the time has not yet arrived for the installation of n territorial or state government in Indian territory, owing mainly to lack of Uniform land tenure. Attention is called to the phenomenal Increase in railway traffic in the last two yours, amounting approximately in increased earnings in 1899 over 1898 to $9,000,000, and the previous year to $23,000,000, the increase being only limited by the lack of cars to carry products. Concerns to I.pavo TlllnoU. Chicago, Dec. 4. — Corporations with an aggregate capital of more than $500,000,000 are preparing to move out of the state of Illinois and establish their headquarters in the east, mainly In New York city. This information Is coupled; with the startling statement that nt least some of the corporations In question contemplate not only the removal of their headquarters from Chicago, but the withdrawal of their entire plants from the state. The chief reason assigned for the radical change In bnse and operations Is that the legislature and courts of Illinois have assumed so distinctly an anti-trust complexion in legislation and legal decisions that the corporations have decided to retaliate by withdrawing their interests to other fields. Collcgei! Kiul Tluilr Qunrrel. Chicago, Dec. 4.—The western intercollegiate athletic disagreement is ended and the University of Chicago wnl play Wisconsin in Madison next Saturday for the western football championship. Representatives of the warring universities announced this at the annual conference of faculty representatives of the western colleges held at the Chicago Beach hotel all day Thursday. The arrangements are comprehensive and seem to provide for all future relations between Chicago, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois. Hnlley Not to llo I,unilui: Washington, Dec. 4.—The democratic leadership contest was greatly (simplified when Mr. Bailey of Texas caused announcement to bo made that his friends were not authorized in their attempts to drag him into the light. Ho said he came to Washington to support Mr. Bankhead of Alabama, and that It was his purpose to remain a supporter of that gentleman until he is elected or defeated. Four names will be presented to the caucus today— Richardson • of Tennessee, Sulzer of New York, Do Armond of Missouri and 13ankhead of Alabama. Jolmtioi) W1J1 filiow Cause, Milwaukee, Dec, 4.—Judge Johnson will fight •• the writ issued by the Supreme court ordering him to remove Assignee Bean of the Plankinlon bank. He said he should enter no order in the bank caeo, but, on the contrary, would show cause before the Supreme court why he should not do so. Judge Johnson says that the writ is not mandatory in any sense of the word, and the attempts to make it appear BO are ridiculous. It is purely alternative. lt«i;itr<l«<l UH Kjnpty Threat. Paris, Dec. 4, — Some of the newspapers attach considerable importance to the utterances of Joseph Chamberlain at Leicester Thursday, and consider that they show Emperor William's visit to England was partly political. The majority, however, characterize certain of Mr. Chamberlain's declarations as empty throats, and regard the suggestion of an alliance between Great Britain, the United States and Germany as simply eccentric, l''or Purls, Dec. 4. — The superipr council of the navy has considered measures necessary for the mobilization of the reserve squadrons for defense in the Mediterranean in case of n sudden Anglo-Italian attack. jU«cl> SnriBgJleld, Jl)., Pec, 4,—A, epidemic is reported at- Stan persons become (U ?l ' " ' *fh* folding: fan KM l^ettth .ceMitty fcy att ftiiese artist. Who coMetfed t obuomag a bat closing its rtiagi. fio*tt. The latest intention lor savin* is a iton-sinkable boat. If pe troulfl pay aa much attention tb ths preservation of life in other ways there would be a great Itaproveineiit* Htoft- tetter's Stomach Bitters is a Hfe preserver. It cures dyspefttrftt, ladiffesttds afid all forms of stomach trouble. It is an excellent tonic. The Leghorn chickens fere the most numerous and popular breed, of o«ro, CITT OP TOLBSO LUCAS Cotitwr, ™" r . Cheney tnakes oath he Sworn to before r presence, this Oth day of Deetur A. W. CJLEASON, best. Hull's Fa Ramus, the divine, xvas the son of a laborer, andjrj inself a servant. Dropsy treated free by Dr. ff. H. Green'i Sons, of Atlanta, Ga. The greatest dropsy specialists in tho world. Rend their advertisement In another column of this paper. Fowls that feather and mature early are usually good egg producers. TUB OIUP COBB THAT DOES CORK. Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets removes tho causethtft produces JM Grippe. $. w! Grove's Blgnoturo la on each bojc. Boo, Abroad, the grain that Is fed to fattening fowls is gencrallyjopokcd. TOUK18T 8LKEPING CABS. Iowa Central Make* a Trip to tho rnolHo Coast In Votir Day*. On Wednesday,-.Nov. 1st,'the Iowa Central Railway Company, inaugurated a tourist sleeping cai- route between Minneapolis and St. Paul, to Los Angeles, Snn Francisco and Pacific coast points. Tho cars used In this service are the famous Pullman Palace Tourist cars, which are too well known to need further description, while the route is via Mason City, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Oskaloosa, lledrick, Ottum- vva to Kansas City and via the popular Santa Fo Route, through Albuqorque, N. M., Mojave, Calif., to Los Angeles and San Francisco. This, route, has proven to be popular, as every week since it was inaugurated the:cars have been filled. There is no more delightful route than the Southern.' and the trip is made in only four days from Minneapolis, St. Paul, Mason City, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Oskaloosa, lledrick and Ottuimvn; leaving Minneapolis at 8:25 a. in. Wednesday and arriving in Los Angeles at 8:25 a. m. Sunday following, and San Francisco 0:45 p. m. Sunday. . Paris is to have autobilc fire-engines and hose-carts. Coughing LcadK to Consumption. Kemp's Balsam will stop the cough at once. Go to your druggist to-day and get a•sum'ple.-bottic free. Sold in 26 and 50 cent bottles. Go at oneo; delays urojdiingerous. Throughout Denmark there is not a single person ytho cannot read and write. GRIPPE CROUP HOARSE NESS COUGHS SORE- THROAT GENERAL JOE WHEELER Says ol Peru/10; "I join Senators Sullivan, Roach and Me- Enery in their food opinion ol Peruna as an effective catarrh remedy.'.', „•¥<?•# •'fl'jfS

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