The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on March 6, 1895 · Page 7
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THE JtHstressed female — Oh, me something all the same! fcanevolent Gentleman— Why "all eamef" 5 iMstfessed female* weeping ,^ On* don't y&u recognize me? I'm the man's wife. Benevolent Gentleman — Yes* I re- fheriVbe* you; but what's the matter? iJistrlsSed Female— Oh, sir, we'ro in fMsh trouble. My poof husband has received his sight. ft Ctot*. J?op9 Sixtus V detested flattery, He feaid one day to a nobleman who had flattered him excessively: "I prefer to deal with a crow than with a flatterer." When asked to give a reason for his preference he said: * "A drow only lives on the dead* but flatterers live on the living,"— Texas Sittings. Paired, Facetious Friend-Well, have you and your wife settled as to who is to be speaket of the house? _ 4 Young Husband— JTot yet. We usually bccupy the chair together. Talks* Too. "Does Clara really think everything ol tier stepmother?" "Mercy, no! She says a lot of things, too." ___ _ ttomfe-SeekerS* Excursion. The Chicago Great Western Railway will sell excursion tickets to western and southwestern points February 13, March 6 and April 2, 1895, at one regular first-class fare plus $2.00 for the round trip, Tickets good (returning twenty (20) days from 'date of vale. Further information regarding stopovers, •etc.* will bo given on application to any ticket agent of this company, or F. H. LORD, G. P. & T. A., Chicago, 111. How Tho Neiv IAW Will Work. The Young Woman (as they prepare to start for the theater)—Have you got, your tickets. Harry? The Young Man—"Yes. The Young Woman (putting 'on her lieadgear)—Well, put 825 in your pocket to pay .the fine on this hat and we'll start. Difficult Question. He—Y'OU girls seemed to have 'been discussing something very earnestly 'as I came up. She—Yes. Wo were discussing whether :ft were better to marry a poor young aian -who-could abide pug dogs or a rich old man •who couldnjt. Xt the *Baby 4s -oatring 'recta. 'IBO'Wiro-anduso'thatold.and ••well-tried remedy, Mne. TWnisiiOW'B SOOTHING SrnOT'for Children .Teething- Brooms were used tin Egypt 3,000 (before Christ. years fa About th» Had fria* »* Danger at the Railroad Cross- tog—itarnwg td Annettes'* Men* "Pot twenty-six yeats 1 have tised tobacco in great quantities and of late years took to cigarette srnoklhg,"write3 Mr. W. B. Simpson of Lecoffipte, La. "t want to go on record that tobacco has robbed tne of many years of life and a great deal of happiness. i realize it how as 1 compare my feelings and my condition with that of a year ago.when 1 was a tobacco saturated cigarette fiend. Many and many a time did I try to quit smoking myself into eternity, but I could not put through a day without suffering extreme nervous torture* Which would increase hour by hour till finally, to save myself as it seemed, from almost flying to pieces, 1 had to light the little, white pipe stick and swallow the smoke. One day 1 read in my paper "Don't *£«badfiO Spit and Smoke Your Life Away," just what 1 was doing, it came to me like the warning of the man who waves the red flag of danger at the railroad crossing, and said that No-To»Bae was an absolutely guaranteed relief from tobacco slavery. I did not believe it, but like a drowning man grasping at a straw I commenced taking No-To-Bac. The effects were magical, it destroyed the nerve craving, and desire for cigarettes. Two boxes, would you believe it, made me well and strong. I have gained mentally, physically, in vigor and manhood, and with the brain free from the nicotine and a breath no longer befouled with tobacco smoke I am so happy to-day to write No-To-Bac did it all a year ago, so the cure is time tested and tried, not only in my own case, but several of my friends who toave been also cured. "We have-a baby boy now. My wife and I feel that all this happiness started from the time when I first used No- To-Bac, and in evidence of our appreciation and in order that the memory of the happiness may be perpetuated in a living form, we want to name our baby boy after the man who wrote the line "Don't Tobacco Spit and ."Smoke Youi' Xiife Away." "No-To-Bacispopularhereand all osrr 'druggists sell it. Hardly 'a day passes but somebody asks me *about No-To- Bac, so 1 don't want you to hesitate ito use these lines in any -way that you 'think will make known 'to suffering humanity the happiness that there is in store for the many men "with nlecrtln- ized brains and weakened resolutions. If they will only make >up their mind to save the waste of vital power—to say .nothing of the money—now going mp in smoke and out in tobacco spit." trow a confederate Spy Got Away ft Detachment ot tin Ion Soldiers—Far- Wigttt's AtiStta*—-JFather'* Old Caii- teen—The ,ALCfOffA, IOWA, WElDNESDA?, MARCH 6. of sleep, weary from long not*9 in the saddle, his heart, weighted with sadness, Lee rested his head and Stretched his limbs under the frft- grant blossoms of the apple-tree. We hope that the tree still stands. When the battle-field is parked,every Southerner will wish to see that tree, or, il the tree be dead and gone, the spot where it stood.—Richmond Dispatch. tELL. Cures Chapped Bands and Face, Tender or Sore Feet, CUllblalnsVtlles. &e. C. Gl Clark Co.,Ne w Haven, Ot, About this time lobk.out tor aggravating tales 'gf •strawberry >eatiing -in Jjiorida. "A. Cup of Paries' Ten atuighfrmove 'the Ixwels in the ^morning." Mince.pies are^till fashionable, and so iftre the nightmares .that often follow them. BRIGANDS. A V MOWILWGE Bi&Bgs ,comf ort.and. limpiovement-and tends <6o personal -enjoyment when rightly roflea. The many, -who live better than others and»enjoy 'life more, -with less expenditure, -by more promptly adapting ±he world'fl best products to the -needs <of physical ibeing, will attest the value'*© liealfcK<eif ithe 'pure^ liquid laxative (principles .embraced in the iremedy,»-$yrBp of JFiga. Its excellence is4uettoats .presenting iin the form snost acceptable and pleasant to the'taute, the wrf reshing-and-truly (beneficial properties *af ft 'perfect ilax- itttive ; effeeiatally cleansing the -system, (dispelling colds, -headaches and i'eyers •ond permanently curing .constipation. KtJias given ea/tisf action -to millions and 1 «met with t!}® a-ppicoval •«$ the medical profession, b^eswso it acts on the Kid- iijeys, J4ver aswl Bowels without wenk- , '.©ning them and'iit is perfectly free from * ,v,.: |v ^•o- : , -flyrup of Fige w f«r, pale (by .all d»\>g* «jg$ in (5Q<J and $1 foqttles, bat -it is man- Sfo«&ured by the California Fig Syruf » whose n^me is> printog on every e, also, tbe name, gyrup o| Figa, ipg well informed.; jou will not aQce.pt any substitute, if offered, \ ( They Descend at Night and Loot « 'Sardinian Village. The story of the recent attack of brigands upon the little town of Tortoli, in Sardinia, reads like a page>out of the history of the middle '.ages. The robbers, more than 100 in .number, descended upon the town from the mountains. They were armed to the teeth and carefully masked, .as if Jthev were-::afraidi of^betng-_i^tttlflad.. Their first proceeding ~waslo~sTa"flon" pickets at the end of every street leading into the open country; 'then the main body entered the T tow.n, shouting and yelling and firing their rifles, in order to intimidate tthe 'inhabitants. The garrison consisted of < only two gendarmes in charge -of a 'brigadier. These three brave fellows turned °out on hearing the firing, and, .being joined by several courageousiand well- armed citizens, opposed the brigands' advance. The fight which ensued lasted several hours, and dusk ihad set in before the defenders <of ithe'town were finally routed, leaving'the'briga- dier dead on the ground ,and the two gendarmes and several eitizens grievously wounded. The brigands now spread all over the town, helping themselves to everything i©f value exposed in the shops, and breaking into and looting private houses. The in- ihabitants were terrorized, .and .nobody ventured into the streets. The strongest detachment <of rob- 'feers made for the house of Sig. Depon, 'formerly syndic of Tortoli, and w-ell- Jcnown to be possessed of ample means. The servants had been wanned >of the projected attack And had ibolted and barred the house. The brigands, however, soon forced an <en- traaee, ,and after a short fight, to which 'the syndic's coachman was kille.cl, ithe defenders fled. The robbers then went through the house and secured, .among other spoils, 27,000 lire in gold, 20,000 lire in paper currency, and jewelry worth P.OOO lire- With tfcus .and other booty they •marched ©J 'to their retreat in the hills, A Confederate . There is a two story log house about Oight miles from Batesville, Ark., on the White river, which has a history, according to the Kansas City Journal. The house is now "sealed" so that the rough log exterior is hidden be- 1 hind very ordinary looking weatherboarding. This is the home of Julia Pritchard, who was famous during the war as a female Confederate spy. She did valuable service for the confederacy, and was long and often sought by the Federal troops. She was never captured. "When I passed through Batesville," said a young woman. Who recently returned from a visit to Arkansas, "1 hoard of Mrs. Pritchard and determined to visit her. The door was opened to me by a tall woman, with black hair and a pair of eyes to match. She was so quiet in her demeanor that I was surprised when she told me that she was Julia Pritchard. She took me through her house and talked entertainingly of her work as a spy. In an upper room she showed me the secret that kept her from being captured during the whole war. She pointed out what to all appearances was a log in the wall like all the rest. Then she touche d a spring concealed ingeniously in the back of the log, .and the log moved •out and showed a snug opening just large enough for a person to lie in and move about enough to keep from becoming cramped. " 'I remember well one time in particular when this saved me from the Federal troops, 1 said she. 'I had been down to the spring yonder getting a pail of water when I saw a troop of blue coated soldiers galloping towards me from across the river. " 'I knew they were after me so I dropped my pail and broke for the house. I ran, and climbing upstairs, got into this hiding place and pulled the log shut. I lay there quietly and soon heard the heavy clanking step of the soldiers as they stamped about down stairs searching for me. "•'They turned the furniture over and broke everything in sight. I could hear them swear as they vainly sought for me. Then they came upstairs, and as they looked in every conceivable place they made the air blue with their curses. ' 'She is here, 1 know," said one who must have been, the captain. "I saw her come in." There was no doubt about this, as all testified to seeinc me come into theihouse. I heard one suggest tkaifc the -house be burned down. Ttoey Old Canteen. I often srazo upon It, hanging there upon the •wall, Amid the treasures la my home I prize It more than all It Is not nea t or handsome, Is of no intrinsic worth, Yet It has ever been to me the dearest thin? on earth Its roun-.lorl sides are battered from rough usage In the oamp, Its blanket coat Is tattered like the garment of a tramp, It bears upon Its body many a deep, unsightly scar, That faithful old canteen my father carried through the war. used to sit when but a Child and list to many a tale Of when the angry cannons roared and bullets flew like hall. Of weary marches Jn the heat, or In the pelt- In? rain, Down Ir. tha fair historic land of cotton and of cane, And often in the many years since he has passed away To that ereat camp beyond the stream In realms of endless day, I've stood and cazed with reverence on each deep-seated scar Jpon that old canteen my father carried through the war. How often on the march and when the storm of battle burst, The water from that old canteen has quenched his burning thirst. And sometimes on tho bloody field when death was in the air Cts cork was drawn In answer to a dying comrade's praver ['ve hoard him tell with knowing smile of how lie sometimes went On heavy extra duty to the commissar? tent And stuff not sparkling water, but a liquid stronger far, Went In that old canteen my father carried through the war. Sometimes in scouting they would find ahlJ- deti mountain still, And liquor which, like rebel lead, was often known to kill, Then each canteen was loaded for the officers of rank, Because, he always would explain, the privates never drank. He said tho stuff was worse than any lightning ever seen— 'Tls funny that it didn't burn great holes In his canteen- Bat there It han*s. yet watertight, though marked with many a scar, Th« wonderful canteen my father carried through the war! • On many a bis plantation, too, the Vater he has spilled, And when he wont to camp again the old canteen was filled With thick "black strap'" molasses or with creamy, unskimmed milk, 'Or cherry brandy, which he said was finer far than silk!Bt never shirked a duty, never grumbled, not a bit, Molas ses, milk or water made no difference to it But now 'tis idly resting from those stirring scenes afar. 'That faithful old canteen myfather carried through tho wasr. He used it as a pillow in the wayside bivouac. !For sledge to break the spirit of the flinty old hardtack, <And sometimes as a weapon when tho dogs would interfere ' ienis, Trade-Maijjs, ExdintnMloH !«4 Advice ft8 to 'P^ntaijiuty^ol * Advice ft8 to » Ifiveuto r»« Gu 14: ly's Cnam Balm 'wwwr.WBBe OID'HHIAP 51,000,000 CURE but Greatest the greatest whist e world has, ever seen, had han<| and was an advanced' re* publican* - Bis' manual dexterity was yewavk.ab.le, »u$ it waVye,ry intarest- to watch Jww with his one h§nd— that bis left— collect the cards, them, play them, and gather, them in tl'iaks 1 . iMe in life, when hajj dgvelppetj, 'into ar.dent panism, mi^ed was supposed to have been' some of the attempts at ^e put in of the -reign of svs were my'hiding place. I felt a cttill pass over me, but lay quiet, feeling ttot some means of escape would -Toe thrown in my way. The suggestion seemed tp be a good one, for all hwr- ried'out of the house to get firebrands. While they were out I hastily climbed out'df this place and climbed up 4he big'chininey there. ."•'.I came out on the roof all right The soldiers by this time were in ithe house again, but seemed loath, to-Bet the house afire. " 'All this gained me time. I hastily scrambled down the side of the house and, going to the stable, saddled and bridled my horse. I got on him as' quick as I could and dashed out of the stable and toward the river. 3. knew I was safe, for wasn't a horse in the South that could catch Nero. " 'Just as I reached the bank of the river one of the soldiers looked out .of the window and saw me. He yejied but it was a joke to me, then, I threw up my hand a-nd told- them to follow •me if they wanted to. " 'Nero plunged into the river and •carried 'me safely across, The soldierf mounted their horses without delay but they had ridden all day and were no match for Nero. He carried me to fauends sand a place of safety, else might >not be here to-day to tel). you this.' 4 'Mrs. IPratohard is the daughter of C/olcrael 'GhUders, a wealthy old plan> tation owner, near the same place, "She >eaa still break a frisky young mule sto the paddle with as much ease as a man," ' The Apple-Trfle of ApppmattoX' One of tfce war fictions that will not down is that Lee surrendered to Grant under a» tipple-tree. The "Apple»tree of Appomattox'" blooms perennially in newspaper literature, It can't be killed, Frost doesn't burp it-"»U attempts to "freesu it out" have failed, jt i$ prppf agaiust wind and weather of denial and denunciation, T.b.e axe has been, laid at its foots by jnajiy hjstprjaRs, but the tree ghpots' up again, instawtev. The terms of surrender w0re ranged, afc t})0 J»pu§e oj Mr, a pntternap who, bayjng been away by battle f i-Qm. tys. f»rp» at a.ssa.Sj §9W£bt refuge on §npthey ' Jjjs j,n s,epluded. 4,p,pqra.a.ttoj$ county, ser- the In- ar» f-iso's CURF: FOR Its knotted shoulder- sling Is soiled with vice in the field, Its sides are dinged end battered as olden knUhtly shield, And yet I dearly love it, prize each deep dented scar, TJpon the old canteen my father carried thronga the war. — Captain Jack Crawford. How Farragut Carae to the Korth. Just previous to the- fall of Norfolk, "Va., Admiral Farragut, himself of •Southern birth, as was also his true and noble wife, was invited by the emissaries of the insurgent chiefs to .join his fortune^ to their cause. He promptly declined, The effort to •change his purpose was repeated. STe was urged by every consideration •that was supposed could influence his pride or ambition, by the ties of consanguinity and place of birth, to side with his native South; he still re- tfused. Those chiefs well knew the man, They knewhim better than his •own government then did, and they •knew the lion'like qualities that •slumbered beneath his modest and Taabitually retiring de meanor, and the achievements of which he was capable when the latent powers of the man should be roused to active energy, Asa last effort to win him over to their cause, they offered him any position which he shoxild be pleased tomaroe. Admiral Farragut was a man of sincere but unobtrusive pi'ety, a piety as modest as his own habitual deportment; but this assault upon hie loyal virtue was more than his nature could endure, and, with a sudden and sailor-like burst of indignation, b,e replied, as he pointed to the emblem-of the republic, which floated near him— • "(Jentlemon, your efforts are useless. I $ell you I would sco every man, of you — • - , before I would raise my ftvm agai nst that flag, " This, ans.wev w»s an extinguisher. Hoj<foJ.k soon fell, and Farragut wag waited that tho SputU was no place for Jvhn. A few hours onl y worn al» lowed him for escape with his faw'ly, leaving as. he. was compelled to <?o, all bis property beb,i pd, which v/fts absorbed, by tlto relent* o| th,e foe, JJe, tUe house o{ ( a friend Potomac, Mm: ,&ro without a farthing, wh<?ro, I pao Jay jny head!" way came parragut tp i tte goyevflnjent to wJn he, f^ye/h^g aUegijj-nQer-itP the flag 6Q »ghjy uheld iania.ny ft less, WM'4 he None of the Pretended Substitutes for Powder inferior and cheaper made baking preparations are bought at wholesale at a price so much lower than ROYAL, some grocers are urging consumers to use them in place of the ROYAL at the same retailpriee, If you desire to try any 01 the pretended substitutes for ROYAL BAKING POWDER bear in mind that they are all made from cheaper and inferior ingredients, and are hot so great in leavening strength nor of equal money value. Pay the price of the ROYAL BAKING POWDER for the ROYAL only. It is still more important, however, that ROYAL BAKING POWDER is purer and more wholesome, and makes better, finer, and more healthful food than any other baking powder or preparation. ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 106 WALL ST., NEW-YORK. 19 Moimnsen's Latest Honor. Theodore Mommsen, tho historian, has been appointed vice chancellor of the German order, "Pour le Merite." Tho order was established by Fred- crick thoGi'cut as a reward for military services. In 1810, during tho war against Napoleon, it was restricted to those who hud done some deed of valor in battle. In 1S42 a second class was instituted, consisting of persons eminent in science and in civil life. Deafness Can Not be Cured by local applications, as they can not reach the diseased, portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure Deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed,- Deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, 'which Is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that camnot be cured by Hall's , Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CHENEY, Toledo, O. JSP™ Sold by Druggists, 7Bc. Hall's Family Pills, 25c. i-^Jfifis^M^-foel Dodge, cashier' in a^^assa- ber acconntsT~irhen^w~w^man^T^ar.ni3gr I.Ikes and Dislikes nf Animals. Herbivorous animals . do not eat all of nature's menu. The horse refuses the water hemlock that the goat eats with avidity and, on the other hand, the goat refuses some plants that are eaten by the sheep. The tobaccp plant is avoided by all save the goat, man, and the tobacco worm. . African Diet. African diet vai'ies as much as do the people, And such ti-ifles as roasted spiders, o&iterpillars, ants -stewed in butter, ostr'ch eggs, baked elephant's trunk and feet, puma, fat .sheep's tails, stewed puppies, and odd articles not generally regarded as food, are consumed. Not Guilty. Pastor (reprovingly)—Was that a poker chip you put into the contribution box? Deacon (indignantly)—No, sir. I did not have a single chip when I quit last night. DROUGHT PBOOP FIELD CORN. Here is something new. Despite 110 days without a drop of rain, Salzer's new Yellow Dent corn yielded on a large acreage over sixty-eight bushels per acre, while the department _ of agriculture reports the average yield on corn but a trifle over twenty bushels per acre in the' United States. Now think of the possibilities of this corn in a good corn season! It will go double this yield then or 138 bus. If You Will Cut This Oat and Send It with 14c postage to the John A. Salzer Seed company, LaCrosse,Wis., you will get free a package of this Dronth Proof Cora and their mammoth catalog, wnu For sneezing in a theater and refusing to go out, a San Francisco man has been fined $40 and costs. The Lowest Rates Ever Made to the South Will be in effect via the Louisville & Nashville railroad) on March 5, April 3 and 30, 1895. Round trip tickets will be sold to points in Kentiicky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and West Florida, and one way tickets to Florida at about half the regular rates. Ask your ticket agent about it, and if he can not sell you excursion tickets write to C. P. Atmore, General Passenger Agent, Louisville, Ky,, or George L. Cross, N, W, P. A,, Chicago, 111, If«, woman actually marries her ideal be is apt to outgrow it. Discount your expectations at least 80 per cent, A SURGEON'S KNIFE gives you a feeling of liorror and dread. There is :io longer necessity for its use in many diseases formerly regarded as incurable without cutting. The Triumph of Conservative Surgery is well illustrated by the fact that, DI1DTI1PP °r Breach is nowrarf/- KUr 1 UKL< ca iiy cured without the knife and without'pain. Clumsy, chaf- -i«g triicegs c.nn be-thrown away. t_ ''-vift! Ovarian, Fibroid (Uterine) aud inaiiy others, are now removed without the perils of cutting operations, PILE TUMORS, ISftTft a ^Td other diseases of the lower bowel, are permanently cured without paiu or resort to the knife. CTflWP i" the Bladder, no jnatter 01 V/HEr how large, is crushed, pulverized, washed out aud perfectly removed without cutting. CTDir"TITJ?FJ of Urinary Passage is OI Klv 1 U K.C also removed without cutting 1 in hundreds of case's. For pam- •ohlet, references and all particulars, send jo cents (in stamps) to World's Dispensary Medical Association, 663 Mam Street, Buffalo, N. Y. MOTHERS and those soon to become mothers, should know that Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription robs childbirth of its tortures, terrors and dangers to both mother and child, by aiding nature in .preparing the system for parturition,, Thereby "labor"! and the period ofl confinement are greatly shortened. It also promotes secretion of an abundance of nourishment for the child. Mrs, DORA A. GDTHRJK, of Oakley, Overtoti Co., Tfitn., writes : " When I begau taking Dr, Pierce's Favorite Prescription, I was notable, tp stand on my feet without suffering almost dea^h. Now I do all my housework, washing, cooking, sewing-aud everything forjwy family of eight, ji am stouter no\y than I have been in six years, Your • Favorite Prescription' is the best to take before confinement, or fit least it proved BO with jne. I never suffered so little with auy of, juy < children as I did witH my last," W. N. -D.Itt.—1181 Iflt's a Sprain, Strain, or Bruis^ St. Jacobs 0111 Will Cure it Scott^s r-i 1 t"f K " 1 1 fe^

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