The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1895 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 22, 1895
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MAf 1II9S, /, -MISS BETBTUNE'S VISIT ! T ' LACKED A .fortnight; or so of 'the 'nation's swcet- ; est i and most solemn festival. Over on pne of the many wooded e'lvatlons of Glenhurst c e m c- tery, workmen were •busy erecting a stately granite' shaft . In . a spot, 4 1 ' which for,year's has been marked by only a plain and inex- r>enslve headstonei •' t >:-.>• , "Sure," one of them remarked, "and the gineral do be a long time resavin' ! his ...deserts.. It's thirty years he's been *slapin' wld only a bit of a chape stun at 3ils head; and afthcr that same niglect, the bist of granite wid gould letthers, ibcant none too good for him. It's re-'' (formed cnthirely thim paynurlous Elliots beyant is gittin', and that's the thruth." •. '-. ( \ ', f ' !*''>'_ "It isn't the sWs widow'who is'pa'y- 5ng for General Eliot's monument," an other of the men explalned.-./.'It-is,the daughter, who lives somewhere in the West. She married a rich man named 33ethune. who owns x a- large-' property, out there; aria sh"0 has neve,r been home since her mafria*ge'." "* " "-** *v* •"Faith, thin, and the Eliots, take all the credit of the payin', bad cess to the desavers," rejplned the first speaker. Willie they are discussing the family and the affairs Pf their employer,, as .Workmen have a cheerful fashion of do- Ing, a solitary pedestrian was, moving , leisurely alohg the undulating' -' road 1 "which woi'nd past the cemetery between the railway station of the vll- Jage and the Eliot homestead, two miles jbeyond. , V J il, 1 ' s <• ' leisurely, but not lazily, $ »The girl's Steps were buoyant, and'.every curVe^ (and motion of her slim, straight flgure was instinct, with a graceful vigor, jure, to her, was still a previous herl- ,'tage, She was young enough to 1 exult *Jfl %l>e more sense" of "being alive, and to and her blue eyes^looke'd'forthlplltbjlly both-gloves-had'b6cn discarded,'and her hands were-laden with wayside blossoms; rich, 'yellow buttercups, golden disks, of dandelion and snowy, honey- scented locust pluhies,-secured' only by .climbing to the very .topmost rail of a zig-zag fence beneath the.''tree. ; .In .performing ,that exploit those 'Small, shapely hands had been stained by the green juices of crushed leaves and scratched by the locust spurs: And her soft, white chin showed a greeny- brownish 'smirch more conspicuous than beautifying. , To• •:the former marks 'she'was serenely. Indifferent; of .the latter she was blissfully unconscious. ; : , • But as she ascended the half-dozen stone stops to tho front door,: of the , Eliot • t * ' —r-r-r- -—— — «••**»' fV f ««»V#J jand unfoartngly upon a world which was 8tiirrlfe"with-iBharm8 andnvonders. .^iffere and there she paused, loitered, stopped altogether for a space, • A rude stone wall which fenced one •TftA"' 'I if. jce, 8betrefl0cted*'tliat£her {fitting boots were, c|istressipgly J.AJlfl. tha.t ShcC-HJUSt'Jopl£father untidy altogether after her walk "and her frolics by the way. ' She was not admitted until she had rung the gong several'tlmes, and had watted an unconscionably long. Jnterval. tThen the door was opened noisily and with precipitation by one of''the daughters of the house—Miss Millie Eliot—a low-browed, • dark-skinned -and square- shouldered young woman, in a shabby wrapper pf fadojl crimson silk, with diamonds in -her ears and many rings ^shining pn her large .fingers, • , ?<Oh,,y<ni are ''thef girl Mrsj, Lacy'was tp send from the city to help us with thp sewing and hopework until after Peco- ratlon Day?" she said volubly, in thin, high tpnes, with a supercilious scrutiny of the visitor. The gipi's soft-cheeks flushed ;•there was anfopd gllplj of amusement 4n fthe large, lovely eyes, I J * t. i V f Her iips parted as If for utterance, When those high, thin, affected tones checked her. I ' "i'Tou'd better go up to your room an'd get yourself ready for work right away. There's ft.lpt tfl.'be dpne; and to-day^ ^oU Ellft, the new JiM'ed girl has ,,,,' MissMJiHe conceded abruptly,. who hat} ^ust appeaiWat the oppose 0f tho bjrpftd, pretentious hall. a soft smoke-gray, in, color;, and the ex-qulsite: fitting, coat, opon'jearelessly, revealed an elegant bodice of violet moire and costly lace. There' was nothing mannish about "it; arid from the crown of her jaUnty ; 'gray'-plumed ! Haf'to tho tips of her dainty boots, every curve and fold and seam bore the unmistakable but Indescribable stamp of refined elgancc. But ''. El la aiid her sister were riot able, either by "tasteor training, to detect such a distinction, although they noticed the' fabric of her coat and gown, was expensive, and were inclined to sneer at the fact. . ; "I 'am-.:a;frald my—my ..things IhWen'jt, got hero yet," Anrie replied, with her eyes on the floor, and; with a,que'er little .sound like a. smothered cough. , Or,wag It a. stifled ebullition of mirth? "Its surprising how inconsiderate people of your kind can'be,"'Mlille grumbled, "We .never; had, a, new servant yet who didn't leave her aprons'or dresses or something needful'behind "her." '. "I should 'say it was craft," 1 Ella said, with'a shrug which exaggerated' the'ug- liness of her square, angular shoulders, "Of course, they know well enough we are obliged to give them'-something." "AVe'll send-the cook up to you s presently, Anrie; she will supply ypu.wU h ^ dress and instruct you about your work," said .the Qlder f sister,- as the two swept their, frayed and faded silken trails in the direction of the family sitting-room. ' . ,' • ' Left albneTAnne seated~herself In one' of the' ;; paintea.K.leather;'-ichalrs with which the hall was provided. For p. moment shd'sa't'quietly;*and'then suddenly she covered .her face again with her;dalnty handkerchief, while, b,er lovely, figure shook from head to footwith-^ was it with weeping or with'laughter? In the midst of 'it the library -door opened ; noiselessly, arid; a' manly-look-i ing young fellow apprpaohed her with quick;" soundless "footsteps, • ' "I beg pardon," ho began! with as much deference as If, he were, addressing a throned queen, "will you not let me bring you a glass of water? You must be tjred after your long walk, and the girls are very thoughtless some- limes," • • ' \ Anne's proud head crested itself with dignity. She lifted her flushed face, and her large, blue eyes regarded him ques- tfontngly, But Richard Claverlng was one who need neither wince npr quail it," she flaid -j|th^a4|t:te fftrilf ft"iS to a—a Serva'nT maVlifroy your eiBK "It is thfe lowly who hiosfUfeed k heSs. But 1 cannot think of you as a servant," he replied, with & little dubious ,thak6 t>& fiis dferfci' c'Urly.Jieafl, "and tfid Elfot gifts afci fcof Malices \>t mine.— 1* atti their * father's ward, and nearly a pehniless pne, 1 fear." i I , "TMere; ai-d,*rofseHils,th&n,feeing pfeft- tilless," said Anne, looking at h'liri with shy adhiiratloft - from iinder her long, lovely lashes. t, , He was about ,to respond, 1 'when a coarse Ikugh startled both. "Oh, I re6k6ned<'l'd catch you some time, Rich, if you do pretend to be such a saint! You meant to get the start of me with the pretty housemaid, I 'observe., j But I'll overlook that if you let her give me a IdssV' the newcomer ei- clalmed boisterously, as he swaggered up the hall toward them. ' It was easy to discover that he was an Eliot. His resemblance to the sister's Was as noticeable as their likeness -to each other. As he ..advanced, leering and chuckling, Anne arose to her feet, her delicatfe face white with indignation, "Oh, you needn't put on any airs with me, my dear," he sneerd, as he extended a hand to seize her. ' ' ; fetch struck 1 the insolent hand aside and placed himself protectlngly-before Anne. "You will go at once, Wiljde, unles's you want a quarrel'with'me," he said, With stern signtflcahee, Wilkie began ,to, bluster. But , any serious dissension was averted by the sudden appearance of the cook. "If you don't stop your tricks you won't get your rich cousin for a wife, Mister Wlikle," she admonished him.. . "Oh, I can pull the .wool over her eyes till I get her," Wlikle boasted, wickedly. As Anne followed the cook;.up the broad stalrcase ( she smiled gratefully down at her gallant young . defender, who stood with bared head, looking after her with all his beautiful-soul shining through his dark eyes. , . • Half an. hour later she -betran, her career as';waltress, ; chambermaid. and» seamstress In the Eliot household, i It was soon dlscpv.ered that.her taste and skj[ll|.,in,jt'h'e.'latetr,.cap i acity,iw'ere ai- most invariable;, and henceforth th'e girls kept her '.pccupi'ed 'almost wholly in .their services, '",., • r> . At first she .dreaded lest Wilkie. Eliot ,should, repeat" 'his' insolence', and she scarcely dar6d.venture outside the sewing room. , ' '.'' ':'-''-' ;) '.'" ' '/ " . , But he did riot ^anno'y her again,' although she was convinced 'that lie 'was deterred solely b'y"a wholesome''awe of Rich Claverlng's vigilarit''eyes and powerful young.arms. •,-••••,: .Anne,.wasj-npt.unhappy^dur^ng those days.. Bufspmetlmfes her lovely;'eyes brimmed with gentle tears'as she reflected upon the unending'misery of the many;young,creatures;\yho are doomed to (.drudgery and the tyranny which is harder yet tp bear, from dawn till dark, all their lives, from'the cradle to tlie f 'grave.".' ••'•-<• :••'•( .<•-<•:••• -/./! . ;•„, ; ., .- ; -' '•• "If is such treatment which makes bad servants.iI am afraid 1 ,." she said:to : herself.';: (• •.-;'.; ;•; '. .,.',. ,-„?';.:.. i She spent many pleasant': moments with Rich, sometimes at the piano :whc'n "the: others Jwere. all away, and .sometimes "s'trolllng through /' a dim arid dreamy, strip of, pine grove-between the house and t;he : ever-brawllng.creek a little way beyond the garden. .-,,-,.{ Meanwhile, the Eliots' long-expected guest arid'couslri''fr6rii i the'far West had not arrived,'-.; ju."> :•:'. -\ • •-.,; < •;v^-.f ; 1 -But-, early s pn the ; mprning ; pf r Decpra- tlon, D,ay ,a Dispatch,-, from , her w4s brought to the house 'b'y a "riiessenge'r.! Miss 'Bethurie was -at-the-Glerivieyi'- hotels and it.they; would:-call for her later,.she would accompany them to the ^cemetery.: • ....• ...,.j; >,.>^ it ,;... .,, ; . ,...( ,...'. "" "You.must :be .careful h'ow. you be- •hav;e. ; 'before he.r;,.Wilkte.;, i you!.mus.t,re- tmembep she has lots of money," said Millie, : ; -..,. ., ; , ;;;;....,...' ,;... ' ;',' "'• '!You may,never }iaye such ,a cha,nce ,again (i Wilkie,,. to ; get a rich wife/' said •if *%• ffiirt* in « those electric light ptffeS wouldn't *„,,.,„.«.—tliey pfobably would Bdy--Then why are they put so close? FatheT'-'-I presume it is becAuse the people who own the poles are not the people who own the houses. teas tfl net She was thrown on the world. "Merciful heaven!" she gasped. Considerable turf tvas knocked off the world where she struck it. Before anybody could roach her she had risen and was swiftlj^leading her bicj-cle away. i _ ji _ c ;; y (Jetting ttetti Coiii^brb | I ' "I owe more Comfort,' 1 said Johnson, "td my shoemaker than 1 do *to any ottief maa.'' "W^hy, how is that,' 1 said BilHogS, "when you are always complaining about tight shoes?" •'Well, every evening; -when 1 take off ray- shoes and put oft toy slippers tho comfort I ( feel is simply intense 1" Lbnrtbmft. , do liafcs fo By, no; pfob'ftbly u. f 'HSs papa etef told ft He? 1 ' ''I'Sffbpose not; he may hove." "And mamma, have *on S*-er leld ffu uncle Joseph has, and 1 havfr. and almost everybody." "I.don't kfloW but Ijhate feome'MfJieg." '•Well, it must be lonesome nfa tfaefe with only Otfd and George Washlhgtda. 1 ' As the i'reneh Spitalc tt. Professor— Ah, mees! Yoti climb tb« mountalti. It was a gre&t foot. Miss* 2 You mean feat. Professor- Ah i Zon you climb itmoro Kftn onco. >' £ f s Tobacco Destreys Vitality. i««it<!i. sy 2 tcm f arnl yzod bv nicotine mcaus Josi tndnhood, weak o.vcs. tmd n general all- Bono look «hd feellnp that robs Hfo ot it* tlettS- ncc 2 V'eroot ot m*mv ui» impotent " d ^O-TO-BOL- n fjuaraiiteetf cure sti-OI1 B' vigorous and Wl » s than one No-lo-Uao -- "° d I* ttrUBKlMts cVer.v*here. Book 't Tobacco Spit or Smoke You* Ufa StCr "" g " em ° Jy C °" N6V r .^~ ^ CATARRH CtJRE is a Hfculrl and is taken Ihtefn&llyi and acts, directly ort theblodd and mucous surfaces of the system, Write for testimonials, free. Manufactured by I 1 . J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. Almost all the Hungarians, Poles, Bohemians and Italians in this country have come during tho Inst ton years. ( H. and M. Will clean silks,- woolon Roods., ribbon*, curttilns unit carpets. UnoqimllctI for cloantn? houso. kllllntf niotbs and ronovntlnw ground spots. I'rlco 15o, 2 oakos for 25c. Address II. unit H., DC3 Moinos. Idleness is but tho devil's hoine for temptation and unprofltable, distracting inusiugs. "Hanaou'o Magic Corn Salve." Warranted to ciiro or money refunded. Ask your druggist for It. I'rlco ir, ccmte. The first knlvos \v6rb used in Eneland, afad tlio first; wheeled' Carriages in Franco-, iu.1550. .• .i ..i • i',. j ., / j v ,,' t ' Mother* ivho Iinvc used I'nrkcr'.i Glngor Tonta roryuiiralnsl8tlhatli ben. 11 smoi'jtlianollii.'rmedl- dlnos; every form of dlslross anil weakness y luld to It It is better to bo a mustard seed than *a mountain of dead rock', i ,* • s i '; "A. Onp of Parks' Ten at night move the bowels m the morning." -The University of Chicago has a club composed of sixteen women. glee If Itidorcorim In u Mlniple rempty, . but it tnk n out the corns, and wlmt ;i eonsoitiHon It isl Makes walking a pictisuio. IRa, iit'urugKlsts.,. The devil's favorite pew'in chUrcn is near the front. / v S. Place *y6uf t breflhge'r ^ipqii ihe cheek bone, having the pattdnt before you; then slightly bend the finger, this will draw down the lower lid of the eye, and you will probably be able to re- .move the, dirt; but if;this will not enable you to get at it, repeat this operation while you have a netting-needle or bodkin placed over the eyelid; this • will, turn it inside out; atid enable you to remove tho oand ; or eyelash, etc.. with the corner of a fine silk handkerchief. As soon as the substance is removed, bathe the eye with cold water and exclude the light for a day. If the inflammation is severe, let the patient usd a refrigerant lotion. • If you want to do something, find one who beliovea something. Piso's Cure for Consumption has saved rno: many a doctor's bill.—8. F. HAUDY, Hopkins-Place, Baltimore, Md., Dec. B, '(M. St. Augustine, oldest city in the United Stntes, was founded by the Spaniards in Io65. '« C»tn|inoi- !<;•< tviili Glyoi>i-lii(.. v ... -.' *'»**i'i)<HllllindHtl\H\l f tlue.1't>nr\t>roi<Kni'itV't*f,t Chilblains.i'W&c. au.Clai-IJUa.yewHat-eii,^£ Our lives please ,God when they make sinners ^yant to know Christ. '• ' . ^A,fool..has:to.rilrid\ont 1 for himself that fire is^iio't. :'•; s - ''i. \ ». ; ••-»- \( t • •/•i ^"f ip •-<.-. l'-.J \ 1^ J -^l " How much they suffer'wheii nervous, weak and tired. Nervous prostration is a lingering, Bracking, living death to thole afflicted, ^hougli^ 'fvhblljr ,. imcp'mpreh^nsible to others."\TMcfliiiso'of this condition is impure and insuiflcienl Bloodi' "" Make the blood pure, give it vitality and it will properly feed the nerves and make them strong. Hood's Sarsapanlla cures nervousness because,, it acts directly upon the .blood,, making 5 it rich and pure and endowing it jwithfvitaiity and streng'th-giying. pQwer. No other medicine has such a record of cures. Thousands write* that'- they suffered intensely with nervousness and were cured by this great medicine. Tho building- up powers of Hood's Sarsaparilla are wonderful: Even a few doses are sufficient 'to create an appetite, and from that time 'on its healing, purifying, strengthening- effects are plainly felt. Tho nerves become stronger, tho sleep becomes natural and refreshing, the hands and limbs become steady, .ami soon " life sqenisj to'go on without ef- f ort,".aud ( perfectii(5a)tii^is restored. Such A^JM^yiH^jY^iPJ^-JiP^' 8 Sarsaparilla is doing for hundreds of women today. Hood's SarsapariSia •» /r 1 "' T-> "' T~i^, P -. •'.-'.' ••' '-.1. Makes Pure Blood. W. 'JYou, must let;hej;.l.».ave your .seat, in tho carriage, Rich; th.ere won't be,ropm for all," said Mrs. Eliot.' •• •' - I "Oh, I -don't mind ,w,alklng,' ( ' that young man .declared., "I'll-start earjy and meet'you at the' liotel." ' ;' ' | "I (ipn'f'see what'he wants' to'cohie for, I'd rather he'wouldn't,»I'm :surb, I'm afraid, he'll, try=to set'Miss/I Bpthuiie ,aga,in^t r Wjljkie. He does disjikp tl?e 'poor boy so," Mrs. Ellqt grumbled Jater, as her i styJlsh) equipage was • speeding toward the Glenhurst house. ! 'On their arrival tho 'party was' conducted to a private parlor, elegantly appointed. Rich ClaverJng was already there. They had. waited but a few minutes when there was 'a little rustle -at the opppsite pnd pf tha ropm., and a white hand' slowly drew' aside''' the ' heavy crimson portiere. Everj" eye was'turned that way and nxe,d upon the lovely girl, who paused for an instant, Jqoklng, Against the crimson background, like a picture stepping from its frame. i ', "Anne!" broke from every Up, , i- And it'was-Anne, indeed, Anne Be-r thunej happy enough and generous enough to forgive even her enemies, 'If she had any.' She rode with them to the cemetery, and witnessed the Decoration Day services at her'soldier'8 new monument. But Phe walked away with Rich beside- her—her plighted husband, So that was why -you insisted I should go.tq.thP hotel?" he saJd once. .''Yo W sweet little deceiver, I am pot half worthy 'of you. But, pi, Anne, What .a dear little' Housekeeper I shall have," ' , r What Jhe BIJots said Jfl'not recorded, , THE SILVER QUESTION -- f Do you wants to understand the Science is w plainly -told in COIN'S FINANCIAL SERIES This is a glorious opportunity to seen™ Jon A- -LS,™. / : * ji * . ~^^, vif F" "ffV.w*." Aiiic jL*onv i , i or the entire seriea SENT POSTPAl-D?. .,-.;. ./ : ' * No., i of our series Js BIMETALLISM AND MON- TALM ' by Ar f hbls hop Wals "of c p n No S. COJN'S HAND BOOK, by vey. Denis with the elementary rooney und statistics. Fony _No,'s, COIN'S FINANCIAL SCHOOL H, Harvey, Jllustrated- H Harof 10 , bv W h« i.? e8 » i ". it is the texlbook of the mosses, 'absolutely. reHablo as to facts anfl iflgures, aud tho most inor- No. i, A TALB OP TWO NATIONS, bv w 'H, Harvey. A novel of 3<V pnges. A Jove storv thatsives Uio hi f tory of demonetization i onS *>B'<>tSth» ovil spirt* Bud influ^cesthathave worked the flwcruetioi, of Amoripan prosperJtvi A fasplna^pc and instruotiva booh" « holds the render with wonderful interoat from begin- iiing to end. Popular edition, SB i corns i extn quality paper, W cents; In'olotri, »l,oo, No,. 6. ..CnAPTEUS ON SlLVBB bv luAste Henry oi'Mtttop of , GMsSitt MO »««*> took sultab o for all thoughtful yeade&of the mone (ues. r Of the late jn»y, O.-'KIroPftH, who r rt« day,-. George W, Qpiidj oncfe remftrHed: "ghe has dPjve more gopd. fleets »na saJd- m ' , No 6, yp yo DATB, coin's PINANOIAL SPHOor, CPNWNUSU, 'by W. ». Bnryey. * Illustrated, ?W pages mid 80 Illustration?. It is, a Watory of COIN, the little financier, since de" liverjng his lectures in Chipagq 'it ft ded.1. ^•*k •>•«*. ^P^ M«^ ^H^. ^_ ' — *h« twrt i,« i "•»*"*"««, m maiHi will cftt f our »pecim oirer, ^^sSSSSSI for Continued cUitrp us for t-olFect1ng' l thc^n t '''" tUorfiiea aKonts. Address PANS mm SEPARATORS WILL MACHINERY Stt? «WWtHl$$ l!«gf«V^ ;j ^^^i . U»4 Vn t Hwmb TOWfe .KftWMJOte MP. mi n r ii..i , ,, , „, ,, -in ..Hi, ... ,',___-.- " f r" •> t* "* rvt '^T*

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