The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 6, 1895 · Page 6
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;=-:f*<3sasK>= 1 v j list atthttillyl;. netted . Iti the to faee-.thtj. [ Ranted "'slfc we^kij ttHttl utclier,' bi,k«'and' ,.«,...«,—- -' he had indtllged In j^fcfto Sadei'd'jJtal luxury of an oratory— Sw"M""8"p'fessing for the-payment of plaitnV.!* !tfe had only five 'pounds anil «M4w' Odd shillings in his purse, and Skills Wife/ who oug-ht to' be mbre tr-iki,^*.„,.> ,...k^' U1 .g.j n g, httb< to take a e was some ex-cuso foi 4 the' wo-, ."Matt, 'J6r,-there were times when her ( ^-;Msban,d'8 pallid' cheeks and Worn appealed to her unimaginative ' Besides she was a inbthor, and the church warden's children wetit to ,tho, Seaside every year her Ipwtt little ones had, never yet been. .rStitside the wilderness of bricks and jf|!»i6Hari' Whei'ein their home lay. It , was not'much that she pleaded for. f'^'Nb mote than an artisan's wife would demanded as a right. A day ox. to Northxvood — the place lier husband's boyhood 'had passed and which she had never ,Was .advertised. Could they ,|',l A v It Was-this raquest that troubled' |iy th'o Curate., He felt that-it;would be ^'easier and wiser to face 'financial ruin ' L ",tlian.to 'venture within enchanted ilCground. The mere mention of the '""'name of'the old seaside town awoke >i .Varied memories within his mind. , ', ,- He sat with his aching head sup- v , ^ported upon hi^ thin hands, looking ;."'backward upon the time when his g ^'ffather, a struggling tradesman, had "' 3 ' ' him, full o£ hope to Oxford, re wers other mental pictures i. m .jiu^glinjr with this, one in which love jjfjfj^'.a'ncl ambition figured. But he shut '" V'h.ls ; eye8 1 Upon tliem, for, they neither 'concerned-his wife nor tho present ifcJipur. - The.love,- so he thought, was |i(J,Cdea'd, and only the ashes of ambition H|i ( r^remained. ^ '' i He saw the friendless student be- a schoolmaster who could control his boys, then a pros- curate, who, wearying 1 of working among those who failed ,to his teachings, and opon- at his visionary ideas, plunged into the vortex of matriniony. ' His choice, unhappily, upon a, girl who was fitter to the^clergy at a distance than w^i-jj— take one of their number under i?*Si. watch\and ward. The result was ' J> ^that-the blossoms of courtship yielded rJDe'ad sea fruit, "•"/He looked up with a weary smile, as •fit 1 occurred 'to him'that the hardest iUot has its ' compensations, He might done worse. If his wife was un- fittjtft! ft fufifliftg Waters.' »;p\able,jto' sympathise with his aspira- '*;?' tions, so were others whom he knew, *$;"•]', and'at least she could cook. She was |^;'l«n'selflsh, too; when poverty pinched 'and the children wpre provided ' while she wpuld , iare suwptwoBsly on a u^romantic domestic "of ten' capable Q{ ! marvel- the .WIPe bridged PV*I ! , He ' beautiful SJWVwi W w^ A Ww- - w « .afuu^ftflyato-^PFfewpqd fpp tfee ,4i W..KK' •\7^. ~, r > f ° '•(.^i i f ' i ! [ M t r «»M^--* t yf^CTT & * g ** MG . bllit Ms tils' knifes, as a't'i'dhly-dMsssd Itfdy who leaned ttpoft the.ftrBi of ati felderl^ tehtlefflftn, passed, ga*ihg Cttflotfsly tfpan the 1 " Hltle g'roiip foi? a moiia'gnt befdi'6 the' thfrmtf swallowed h.el-:,u|». 'On'CS itiofe the thoughts of ofchet* dftysi of the life £liat might have be'dn, tsamfe back t6 him/ lie saw in mental Vision a keeti-WHtecV ambitions gifl t who 'had planned- and talked With him 'aboht the frtttU'e, MS was td b<*J come a schbla* and a dean; and she—' she would shard his triuMphs, and be fefeud of her famous husband. , He reinembered how he tts2d to be cross when he admitted that his own atabl- tion did not soar so high as hers. 'But their natlls in life diverged; he remained at tho foot of the eccleslas* ticnl ladder and she married trade. "Theodore)" his wife said, nudging him, "did you see that handsomely dressed lady who looked so happy? I wonder when you will be able to give me a silk dross. r And, oh! slid had >on such a lovely man tie." ' ; The curate did not reply, but the speaker was too excited with her new surroundings to notice his silence. As tho afternoon wore on he resolved still further to throw pecuniary prudence to the winds and treat his belongings to the luxury of a short sea trip. His wife, assured that there was no danger, scrambled into the boat with all tho awkwardness of a- lands-woman, the children followed, and he, rejecting the services of _ the boatman, took the tiller. He momentarily felt himself a new man, as, wl th tho skill of years ago, he shook out the little mainsail and jib,' and pushed out into tho open. £_ Suddenly another boat appeared, sailing stem on to them. Tho cur|te starboarded his holm, but the other steersman must have ported hts, 'tor the two vessels continued . their dangerous courses. Both husband and wife observed .that .the handsomely-attired lady. with elderly companion, was in the swiftly advancing cutter. A collision appeared inevitable when the clergyman adopted a desperate expedient. The mainsail of his boat-swept over, tho boat heeled almost down to the waters edge. • He had jibbed her. "That was bravely, yet foolishly, done," the boatman said 'when tliey landed. "You all might have gono'to Davy; these centorboard^' craft won't stand jibbing." " ' "And if ! I had not done so, what?" the curate, asked slowly and wearily. "Why, mate, there would have been a smash. "Wo all expected it, and were ready to put off." The lights gleamed far out at sea on that still, calm, summer evening, and the shadows fell. The curate's children had long since been called from their play. The day at the seaside was ended. A heavily laden train thundered through the crowded station. It was shortly afterward followed by a second. After this, all was still for a while, except for 1 tho surging crowd and the hoarse "By your leave!" of busy porters. The level crossing was thronged by excursionists, eager to return to the :homes from which in early morning they had' been equally desirous to get away. Suddenly a, porter sliouted, "Stand back!" as a gleaming light, which rapidly became larger and brighter, appeared in the distance/and a rumbling sound was borne along upon the night air. * ( As it came nearer'tbe crowd madly dashed backward and 1 forward across the line, leaving it clear. The train was sweeping into the station when an elderly gentleman, dragging a lady after him, 'made "a wild, attempt to reach the farther platform. All saw the danger, but were powerless to avert it, The man sprang forward alone, leaving his terrified companion standing in the track of death. The curate's wife saw her for, a moment, It was the woman she hadj envied— the occupant of the boat. f As the train thundered onward 4 tall, spare man dashed forward and snatched the lady from beneath Us overhanging buffers. She was saved, a.n$ b,e— 'the cvue], engine stnick him in the chest, hurling him, a bruised and broken mass, buck upon the platform. "Oh, Theodore, Theodore! was U for this J begged you to leave your work and take a change?" a, woman wailed.' A doelw in the crowd looked ftt the clergyman's pale face and threadbare ga rb and njurmuved, "Poor fellow! it is 'a good change for him. He died as be lived— for others."— Go'pd Conv Hfi B3t*lfcE I country is becoming 1 , ' intefes'tted, in the small village, of Kaneville, 111,, be> cause of the astonish ing success 6i the now.dele bra-tea itr chain," It has brought Into pirbm* laen'ce two worthy dwellers itl .Ivaneville,- Mf s. , Ed'tta R. Oaf man;, better knbwn-to thousands of benevolehfr stamp contributors as Edna Brown, and the hai-d working third class postmaster of Kaneville, Mr. Shoellhorh. Edna ; "BroWn, who is a native ( of Jefferson county, New York, arrived In Kaaeville about four years ago, Ilere she becaino engaged to Charles 6-akf i MBS. EDNA' H. GARMA& Garinan. -A: ..sister .of her betrothed is Miss Mettio Garman. who is'a cripple having been afflicted witji spina' trouble for the' last twelv'p'years, or since she was 0 years old. The sister in^law becomirig greatly attached to the young girl,' and having heard of a cripple in Sycamore, 111.'/ who set ou to collect 1,000,000 canceled stamps from the sale.'of "which he* hoped to ge' money enough to purchase a cork leg conceived the idea of making a similar collection with a view of 'getting money to pay for Miss Garman's treatment in a hospital. Miss Brown wrote to,, friends at her old home in New York" for assistance in swelling the collection of canceled stamps. There one pf, her friends suggested the collection by geometrical progression. MisSj , Brown approved tho idea and consequently the first letter was launched by the New York lady in 'Edna B. Brown's name, which is on most of the letters now going the rounds 6f the whole United States, as well as Canada and Mexico. The originators of the plan never dreamed of the results thafcthis original letter has brought abo,ut. Whatever inconvenience tho .insulting "chain" may have been to the good people who so readily and sincerely responded, it is safe to say the intentions of tho originators were sincere. The credit for the "chain" idea belongs in the main to a •lady in New York state. She it.wns who started a "chain" of letters numbering from one to fifty, trebling itself at every number, and asking every one 'receiving a copy to send ten or more canceled stamps to Miss Brown. After the start the good natur^d public took hold with a will, ar\d canceled stamps are pouring into the Kaneville postofiice. Mjss Brown, who has now become Mrs. Garman, is receiving from 10,000 to 15,000 letters every day, and already has on hand millions of canceled stamps which she does not want and has no idea how to dispose of. Her c,hief wish QOW is that stamps would quit coming. Postmaster Shoellhorn, meanwhile, has the distinction of handling more mail daily than any other fourth class postmaster ever did, One day recently ho turned over 20,000 letters to Mrs. Garman. As Kaneville is not on any - Sd'faf a* is ItliffJwS MiirS fefiS Mefi ofto ft* the canceled 'stfttflps', ! f M wtote sMtftfeftk st&mvte' hats' frssli the r&stiit'of a mistaken idea that *.He?fc ft mftfket sdttretvhei'e, for tfresd worthless' bits ol bajjef. it is estiffiai* ed that if the "chain* tfttild rlsmaift Unbroken Mrs. Garinan Would in round nUmtePsliO 000,000,000 letllbj If each" tained ten cuttclied Blattips man would f'feve li^S.. 000,000,000,006 stamps, iftclUdhig the stamps on the envelopes. The total cost ftJf the tdmplete dhaib would .be O^OO.OOO.OuO.OOO. Of Course the chain could not'be completed, but if two out of every three responded Mrs, Gat-man would receive 3,851,800,* 000,000,000 letters and -84,769, SOO S 000,> 000,000 canceled,' stamps at a cdst df $135,103,000,060,000, rl »A VICAR MfS OWN SEAMSTRESS A Confession That UroURht Tears to the JCyos of unmarried t/adloDi Rev. A 1 .- 8. W. Young, vicar 6f Kingston, is a bachelor, and is not ashamed td confess that he stitches on his own buttons. This bold avowal was made by the revez-end gentleman While presiding at the annual prize distribution at the endowed school for girls in that town. Referring to tho opinion expressed by the examiner that the button holes made by .the pupils xv^re capable of improvement. Mr. Young remarked: "I never trust any one but myself to sew on buttons and I know how it should be done properly; but I candidly confess I should be at some loss to' tell a good button hole from a bad one." The picture thus pathetically drawn ol their pastor sibting with a garment over his knees stitching buttons on it brought tears to the eyes of tho elderly unmarried ladies present. The venerable Archdeacon Burney, who was one of the speakers, remarked that in days happily ended he also did a good deal of button stitching on" his own account, but was now fortunately relieved of that heavy responsibility. He hoped . soon to see Rev. Mr. Young in the happy position of having some one to sew on his buttons for him— and to do it well. (Chorus of "Hear, hear," from the ladies aforementioned.) — London Telegraph. \jffcU*d8a deo* , wilt taw A brtifieli ol §t. tlb-lffian'S Irish Safe tree, if held la ttia moiitk, ttfeviif' death bf^iiangitogY ifoffl " being feefcual. /" a ,r \ ( EVe'ry'rlifted Inaiden teiist be' kissfed under 'the mistletoes nob kissed, not married during the coming ye.vr. A berry is pulled off for e *ery kissi Thd Swiss name nf ' ftistltstoe' is "dohhei'besen"—thunder besom—and When suspended Iron! the raftar's was believed td pfdtecb the houai from nre< A Nbrtlt .Carolina judge recently granted a divoi'66 to a cdupie, and iWd weeks thereafter ' married .the divorced wife) Who had .Considerable property. in parts of Europe mince pies are formed in the shape of small cradles, to recall Christ's bir.h. Every one must eat twelve, in different houses, to insure twelve happy months. often l*WSsed de heat lafe' fettnifflef. tli6 iie-nior pftrtridf of the firm of HUNDftt) cftsdof OATAKftH that can net theu se rf.mu.Hi °^ Sworn to'befdre me afid siibsdi'ibe presence this 6th day of Cecember, 18 !L_ "' - A. \V. Untt$,/?9 A S B.^ 5 *, BJ2AL Notary Ptfblic. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acts directly on the blood aud mucous suf- the EMINENT WRITt-R OF FICTION. Aihes of tenrly Somo bodies wore removed from Trinity churchyard, Sixth avenue, Pittsburg, a few days ago, which had been interred in tho early part of the century. One was that of Dr. phelix Brunot, born at Moroy, Franco, in 1752, He came to America in 1777 with the "marquis do Lafayette, and' fought with the Americans during the revolutionary war. The Brunots became very wealthy, and an island in tho Ohio rivor, ten miles below Plttsburg, still bears the name of Brunot's island. No burials have been made in Trinity churchyard for many years. It is now in the heart of the city, and tho windows of tho palatial Duquesne club look down upon this resting place of tho early Pittsburgers. Ho Was Friendless. Jack (insinuatingly)— Hp w would you like to lend a friend *10 '', Tom— I'd bo only too glad, but I. haven't a friend in the world. Couldn't Expect Much. "And, papa, what did grandfather do for his country?" "Nothing whatever, my son. Ho was a member ofcongress." t^"BoldbyDru. lull's Family Pli t5c. Toledo, A woman is not really beautiful she is beautiful to a blind man. ! Homc-SeekefS' BxcnMiOrt. , ( The Chicago Great Western Railway will 6611 excursion tickets to western nnd south- ; western points February 12, March 0 and April a, 1895, at one regular nrst-class fard plus S2.00 for the round trip. Tickets good returning twenty (20) days from dato of •ale. i Further information regarding stopovers, etc., will be given on application to any ticket agent Of this company, or l _ P. H. LORD, G. P. & T. A,, > Chicago, 111. ! In the west the sale of increasing. It is more suspected. bear's meat is palatable than 1,000 BUS. POTATOES FEK ACRE, j Wonderful yields in potatoes, oats, corn, farm and vegetable seeds. Cut this out and send 5c postage to the John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crone, Wis., for their great seed sample of Giant Spurry. ^ True charity doeH not give what is asked but what is needed. book and wnu ' Brief Sketch of the Career of Emilo Zola, a Prominent I'Veiicliman. Emile Zola was born in Paris, April 1840. Passed his infancy in Provence with his father, the originator of the canal which bears his name in Aix. He has been an industrious contributor to the newspaper press, and has written' an immense number of books of fiction. One-of the first published in 1883, was "Contes a Ninon." In 1805, "La Confession deClaude." His "L'As- These three words tell the whole story of the wonderful cures by Hood's Sarsaparilla. When tho blood is impure it is fertile soil for all kinds of disease germs, and such troubles as scrofula, salt rheum, rheumatism, catarrh, grip, and typhoid fever are likely to appear. Weak nerves indicate as surely as any physical' symptom shows ,any-' thing, that the organs and tissues of the body are not satisfied with their nourishment. They draw their sustenance from the bJood, and if the blood is thin, impure or insufficient, they are in a state of revolt. i sommoii', EMILE ZOLA, published ahout 1876, ated a great sensation, and through a number of editions. cre« ran The FuWe at e time Af&ska is ready fpp sot. its, re,8ouvoe8 \y}U probably be mu.o}} improved, T/fbioJ} is\ far better " m *W I s * krp'ugbjt once frow' The Sultan a Hnrrt Worked Man. The sultaii of Turkey is one of the most hard worked men in the Ottoman dominions. Rising at 6 o'clock every morning he devotes his days in the seclusion of the Yildia palace and gardens to personal attention to all the affairs of state laid before him by his ministers, no is of slight figure. A pale brown overcoat conceals any decorations he might be wearing, so that the attention of those who see him on the one day in the seven he presents himself to the view of the people is not diverted from, the pale, \yan and careworn faw, half covered by a thin, brown beard tinged with gray, and surmounted by a plain red fez, The sultan has been the means of establishing 50,000 schools throughput his empire, not on ly f<> r 'hoys, but for girls alsg, which is a striking de. parture from the^raditional usages of his race. Twentr J?Ht to 'a. Heyd. p. F, Williams ma,de a, flying trip to Hoquiaw, eaye a Montesan., Wash., writer, and on, his return saw a b'and of about twenty elk browsing along? side the road. They stood and let Jiim. }wk v & them as }ong as he oared to. tyJt, of course, be had nptkjng t9 6hQQt - w|tjj. Be came,in and reported tfee fe?t. t°« Herman, Purifies the blood and thus cures these diseases by removing their cause. No other preparation has ever accomplished the remarkable cures .which 1 have followed the use of Hood's Sarsaparilla. it .< ir-i«< tlio after-dinner pilt Hood s Pills as? £> c ?" y cathai '- To purify and vitalize the blood, and thus supply the nourishment which is needed. Those who keep their blood pure with Hood's Sarsaparilla have no trouble with weak nerves. Therefore take Hood's now. easy to buy, easy ' tali i!, easy la et- 25c. Hood's Pills S THIS to your Hardware Dealer. n.nd don't buy any other k-lnd until you aee it. • ' J. N. MJBISIBMS, H80 nigh Ht., J»aveiii>ort, Iowa* DIRECTIONS for using CUE AM B AIM.— Apply a particle of tJie Balm well up intn the nostrils. After a moment draw a strong breath through the nose, Use three times a clay, after meals prcferml, awl lefore rvttrlng- opens and cleanses the Nasal pasbiigus, Allays i j aln and Inllammatlon, ffoalb the Sores, protect^ the Membrano from Colds, Bo. stores tlis Senses of Tasto and Smell, The lialinia gulclily ateorbed nod gives relief at once, A particle is applied Into each nostril and is agree- abluV l'rle« BO con's a$ Druggists or by jnall EL7 BEOTHERS, 59 Warrw St.," I finV f or our dnnouQcoment l{i bUUIV paper. It will show a cut issu? of thti of 1 style PI It would take eoverul peerless machines. Mailed Free. details about th andsome Illustrated Vam DAVIS & RANKIN BLDO. AND FVlhC. CO. Sole Manufacturero, Chloago. .PER SQUARE Iron Roof ing I Wft KfQ t umted Iron Boofln)j froroTV'orJd's' Fair I dings nt above price, U e have OK hand only . J gqunres; also nil kinds of Lumber ana her Bulldlna Material, CHICAGO-HOUSE WRECKINQ 09. I 3005 S, BUSTED $1, (SiiWopks north toon Etotkluis), | after a.l?o,v»t ft pule supcfeded in get^ng R fl,ne Cole's New Domestic Coffee Berry, "COLCHESTER"]! The outeroptnn g teHflp the whole down to the h?el, f Un in TOUR FOB T pn'f ' RICl lit ««J# MU»«(,' ^'^'^SS^w^ H*MH •• A'»MM w^STS^iE2-^ --*iLIsL-*: JL A.*-?

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