The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on June 6, 1894 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 6, 1894
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to Is •ffcfry Httlo trotrbltf That irvppe»H US to d iy. , ^ It's the sorrows of t6-sior?6# ttrite ot* joy* %o sometimes «it nnd -wondftt And stow tmd f6rtrti and f rat or fear ^ornethln ( may h,if>pea t But it hftsn't happened yot ftas onco a lonely Who cried down by the- SOA: "Whnt If my pretty children All Should perliheJ he'" this particular worn in, Who thus die 1 trot tvricl frot, IS Still a m nden l.idy, Kolt has not happened yet. —Amusing Journal. BLIND JUSTICE, HMLKfc B« MATHERS. V II, CHAPTER XVI— When I had read the last word, and the famous name appended, I threw my hat up in the air, I stamped, I shouted, I could have rolled on the tUrf in my extravagant joy and then 1 seized the little doctors hands, and nearly wrung them off his arms. "Stop!" he cried, "stop! Who would have thought you were so strong?" Then 1 let him go so suddenly that he nearly fell backwards, and back I tore into Smuggler's Hole. "Keep your box!" I shouted, "keep it and bad luck to you! Your secret is no secret now, and the woman you could have saved, and would not, i? saved without you. Listen—"standing opposite him, while Dr. Cripps placidly sat down just inside the door, I translated the telegram into Austrian to him. "So," he said calmly, though his face was that of a defeated devil, "you English are not such fools as I supposed. You do sometimes hear •of what goes on in othor places; but you have poor stomachs—you are not strong men like we are, and our meat is your poison." "Thank God. yes!" I cried, "we can support life without being slaves to a degrading habit such as yours." The Styrian thrust out his lips with a gesture of utter contempt. "Have you any bad habits that can show such results as ours?" he said scornfully, "or any drug that will keep the skin and hair sleek and glossy, just as it will make an animal plump, and strengthen its breathing organs? It gives*us clear- Mess of skin, and increases powers of digestion; it enables our herdsmen laden with heavy burdens to climb mountains without fatigue, and it gives us courage, the courage'that comes from perfect health and strength. Look you, Seth Treloar came to me with bones showing through his skin, and only one thought in his mind, how he could get drink. I soon taught him there was something -better than drink, and he began with very small doses; he suffered burning pains in his mouth, throat and stomach, tor he was no hardy mountaineer whose .forefathers .had eaten arsenic from generation to generation, and who commence! the practice in early youth, but I kept his courage up, and soon he got to love It as ho loved his drink. Cursed be the day," he went on savagely, "in which he crossed my path; he has robbed me, he has fooled me, he brought me hither to be treated like a dog, and here I should have died but that 1 am stronger than most of ,my race, and hard to kill. I could not die—ah, I would not," he added, striking the ground with his clenched fist. "But that fool," he went on after a pause, "when he awoke to find himself there" (he pointed downwards"), "in the dark, alone, with no*light, and his box gone, no doubt he thought himself buried alive, and out of pure fear and rage, for want of his arsenic, died. He always was a coward; if he had made up his mind to endure his agony for a few hours, daylight would have shown him the means of ''escape, tind he would be living now." ' "I must be off," broke in Dr, Ci'Ipps. "I don't know how these poor croatures are getting on. And I hope I leave you quite happy, sir, Poor Judith, poor girl—but the future will make handsome amends "One moment," I said, "I must get an order from a magistrate to detain 'J ttus man as he has important < '"evidence to give in Judith's favor, .1 won't watch him another night, but }ie (must be put in safe custody mm which 1 here give. When Heart KM first brought before the notice of tho medical profession, it fras treated a& a gross imposition and classed with fasting- girls and other frauds, and the doctors boldly declared that the i Sty Han peasants ate chalk, not arsenic, for it was not deemed credible that a man could unscathed consume enough poison to affect a dozen people, and sufficient to kill three. As early as 1822 Dr. Meisch brought forward the subject of arsenic eating, and in 1351 Tschudi brought the matter prominently forward, and since that time, scientific research has proved Medri to be no fiction, but a very vivid reality. No one. however, takes to the habit quite openly. It is usually begun in secret and at tho increase of" the moon, with strange and superstitious observances. A minute dose is at first taken once a week; usually in bread and butter, then twice a week, and so on, until, when the individual arrives at a dose daily, the dose itself is increased till as much is taken as ordinarily would Kill two or three people. "And to think," said Dr. Cripps, pushing back his chair when he had come to the last page, "that should never have heard a word of it! That conies, sir, of living forty years in a Cornish village, and being often too dog-tired to read Bell's Life, much less the British Medical Journal and Lancet. Well it's clear enough now. That^ poor devil Seth came to himself in the dark, there would be no glimmer ol light from the aperture above, and he would probably prowl, round and round like a wild beast, never dream ing of the rope hanging jus above him, for he wouldn't know where he was, and so dice of pure cessation of poison, and fury at being trapped. That Styrian follow was of another sort, he woulc lot die! To be sure Seth would not lave died if Judith had not drugged and put him there—i am not sure, nind you, it won't be brought in lomicide (don't turn pale man), but she has suffered so much, that per- laps mercy will be shown her." Tr-egopnel will see about that,' ,' sa,id, P,p, ; Cripps, "he is our neares 1 ]-" roAgistpjiie, and J shall be, passing his $£- Y$ry ,'dooF. Come, back with me, auc " V " 4T •'—• :1 '"'"— ypu'. tb,ej?e- Have you ' • , added, looking .breakfasted?", ' a I bai added. cup §S fie I neyf r- |P see you. " give, ypu a that CHAPTER XVII. Judith's case was not re-tdocl, but the n&w evidence was duly laid bo- tore the nome secretary, and shortly afterwards supplemented by the written statement of the Styrian, who, wearying at last of his confinement, and having told all he knew, was suffered to depart. So that in due leisurely course, tier majesty's most gracious pardon was extended to Judith for a crime which she had never committed, and on the morning she was set free a curious and pretty scene was enacted outside the jail gates, at which I gladly assisted. For thither came flocking matrons and maids, men and youths, little children with chubby hands quite full of flowers, and even old gaffers and gammers leaning on their sticks, eager to swell the note of welcome that was ready to burst forth at sight of the woman whom one and all had so cruelly misjudged. Not a matron there but had put on her smartest finery, not a man but was redded up as if he were bent on courting, half a dozen girls had been decked out in all tho available white clothes of the community, and carried in their aprons the llowers of which they had despoiled their cottage gardens to throw at Judith's feet. For the morning of her release was also her wedding-day, though she -little guessed with what hearty goodwill, and in what numbers it was to be attended. Mingling with , the 6rowd, whose eyes never left the yet unopened door through which Judith must pass, I heard many things said in the soft Cornish sing-song voice that now moved my heart, and now provoked me to a smile, but through all I traced the honest, sincere nature of a people anxious to make amends for the wrong they had done, and full of pity for hot- upon whom they had heaped such heavy stones. Among them, blaming with triumph, and witlva sheep-faced man beside her, who was probably the only unwilling spectator present, stood the woman who had been Judith's friend, and who had championed her so warmly while she fed and abused me, She spied me out, and pushed her way to me, giving me a shake of the hand that made it tingle warmly, t'Awh," she said, *''ee be'anl; such a bad swal avtej- all, an' I'll forgi'e 'ee now, tho' I', tPQk 'ee. fo'' a liard when 'ee said 1 should spake wi' Judith as a free woman aggn., 'Jem, an' my man yqn do lopk a f\j}e, & a '11 wear th' breaks, now a^ fro' now," she nodded hep head with a. meaning as she fought tfeicofne thai trartl throat, as the lobeta advanced, bling, amassed, at the salvoes of applause that greeted them. The woman t?ore a white woolen gown, her head was uncovered, but Stephen was in his fisherman's garb, ind looked more like Ahtinous than vor, if one can e er picture the oung Greek as perfectly happv- 1 thought the vehemence of their velcome at first hurt her. for she iressed close to Stephen, but once gates were thrown back, and ,hey were surrounded by that im- •>etuous crowd, she smiled and put arms round Nance, who was the very first to reach her. "Awh, Judith, woman: 1 ' said Nance, kissing her hungrily, "I niver doubted 'ee 'dearie, an' it baint my fault I've not bin anighst 'ee." 'Kh, but I missed 'ee, Nance, 11 said Judith, and first one, then another, must shake her hand, and the littl« ones must s-ive her their flowers, but I saw her take up the smallest of them all, and bow her tiead upon its dimpled neck, and I knew that in all the glory and sunshine of her day was one sombre cloud. When each and all had said their word, and very sweet and wholesome many of them were, tho maidens took matters into their own hands, and placing Judith and Stephen in their midst, with many droppings of flowers, and liftings of pleasant voices in Cornish song, they took their way through the gaping town and sunny path that wound down the cliff to Trevenick. Strangers to the place stared at the gay procession that had so long and happy a following, closed in by young arid old toddlers of both sexes. The sea-wind blew back the girls' white dresses, and sweeter grew their voices till in tho dis< tance they died away, and many a kindly wish and hopeful word followed the pair to the little church, where once more they kneeled together with good hope of stored \»ty happiness to come. And if, when tho rejoicings were at their height, they stole away to where •'Bsslclo a littlo grave Tiey kissed again -with teirs— who shall say that the one touch of sorrow in their crowned love did not make it divine? To me their faces seemed as the faces of angels, when, stepping down to where I stood, they thanked and blessed me, bidding me God-speed 3sn ssaiNn ION ina Att&ttf tfi* valftts in the w-jtte* Id tlie fid West and most courageous fatnfe Ifl the Arctic seas. It Is a h-jge creature, often n/ofe than fifteen feet in length, "tilth nn arprnge weight of a thousand pounds. Its tusks are from one to two feet long, and when fuU grown weigh at out five pounds. Walrus hunting ba«! Us dangers, as in this instance, related by Dr. I. M. Mills in Outing. One or two walruses, it appears, had already been killed. Suddenly we saw the walruses couv liig for us from all directions, find we had bocri warned of their desperation. Vorso grasped a gaff. He would hold the bo;it near the ice, he said, and I nitisl keep the bcasls at bay with my Winchester. Shot aft21- shot was fired into their ranks. They could not stand SUch a fusillade, and finally turned and left us. Thinking they had departed for good, torn calmly proceeded with his Work of chopping off the dead monster's head. But the wounded walruses had merely gone to gather reinforcements, aitd soon we found ourselves again in danger. The fierce, ugly beasts were coming from all directions, bellowing discordantly, lashing the water with their strong, heavy flippers, raising their gleaming white tusks, and glaring at us with bloodshot eyes. Tom sprang into the boat and Vorj2 pushed off, and as they came within twenty foot AVC gave them ft volley, trying to make each shot tell, as we fofncl we had only six or eight rounds apiece. We saw a mother carry her two offspring away, one under each flipper, and then return to the battle. Again the herds retreated, only to return and make another charge still more furious and determined. One fellow attempted to raise his tusk over the side of the boat, but was prevented in time. At last, when we had almost despaired, for oifr ammunition was fail- lug fast, they could no longer withstand the leaden shower, and tuoie.1 and fled in terror-stvickfii disorder. We also turned the othor way, and beat a hasty retreat, proud of our success l»t <B»jituriug two gigantic sea hors ,s L DOUGLAS The Monml-Buildeva. The investigations which have been FOR SENTLEMENt The Best Shoes tot the .Least Money $5, $4 and S3.SO Dress Shoe. S3.5O Police Shoe, 3 Soles. S2.5O, $2 for Workingmen. $2 and $1.75 for Boys. LADIES AND MISSES, ! $3, S2.5O $2, $1.76 CAUTION.—If any dealer offers you W. I,. Dottgla* Bhooe at a reduced price, or says ho baa them with- iut the name stamped on tlio bottom, put him as a fraud. cnrrird rm dnrlner th.e pnst five ywvr;, t W. L. 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Although introduced as early as 159(5 from South America into England, it was looked upon with suspicion, and its specific name, "Lycopei'sicura," derived from lykos, "wolf," and persikon, "peach," referring to the beautiful but deceptive appearance of its fruit, intimates pretty clearly the kind of estimation in which it was held. It is now, however, all but universally us«d. ' A College Journalist, Friend—How's that? Lost your position already? I thought you were the highest honor graduate in tho Groat American college of journalism. Young, Journalist—That's what's the matter. All the professors kept dinging into my head the great journalistic motto, «Boil it down.' "Well?" "Well, the first work. I was given was editing the special cable dispatches. 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