The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 11, 1895 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 11, 1895
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if L ikiF f >ifamteffv»'. ft "W waftt O S8 tillrt let us go felonfe ahd fiot take others ' Whw IHI iifeia.t „...„_ „ >.j'will be' fouad ta f ittla „. giyi ha've'determlalbd there to wifater," i "Was aot Independent Of the sea* M4 seat for his Overcoat to Troas lemorabie occasion, 'Aad now la the text he'Is making arraagemeats for line approatihlg cold weather, aad makes >tfc ai»ti6latmeat with Titus to meet him i,. saytag: "I have deter* , n ,. to wiate'r," Wetf'thfeUs eighth day ttf December • and the Sabbath of wlater, We have , ,, few Bhrlll, sharp blasts already, §?,„' -'"weruaaers of whole regiments of i *\v fctol ' m8 and tempests. No one here needs ..I i/- 1 , t A 1 ., VMM *4x1*i a.t.^.1. * _. * >. * 4_ .. ._._-,*_._. that we are in the. opening t Vv of the winter, This season Is not uy a test of one's physical endurance, ">ttt ia our great cities is a test of moral character, A vast .number of people * toave by one winter of dissipation been f destroyed, and forever, Seated In our ' fcoines on some stormy night, the winds fowling outside,' we imagine the shtp- _ v ping helplessly driven on the coast,'but l|s*,any,winter night, if our ears were good *' ? enough,', We/could hear the crash of a 'thousand moral shipwrecks. There are ;'many people who came to the cities on the first of September who will be blasted by the first of March. At this" season [•'of the year temptations'are especially * rampant. Now that the long winter ,;; evenings have come, there are many i who will employ them in high pur- \ suits, in intelligent socialities, in Chris. tfan work, in the strengthening and en- 5 ,nobling of moral character, and this ; -winter to many of you willbethebright- ;, ;"est and the'best of all your lives, and in ' , anticipation I congratulate you. But ^' to others'it may not'have such effect, i*' and I charge you,' my beloved, look out ,< where you spend your winter nights. •) h In the first place, >I have to remark t^'that at this season of the year evil al, J lurements are especially busy. There ., ia^otivery much temptation for a man 'f to plunge in on a hot night amid blazing gaslights, and to breathe the fetid ' 1 air of an assemblage, but in the cold * nights Satan gathers a great harvest. At such times the casinos are in full , blast. At such time, the grogshops in one night make more than in four or / five nights in summer. At such times ' t the play-bills of low places of enter 'J talnment seem i especially attractive, „ and 'the acting is especially impressive, and the applause especially bewitching. ",' Many a man who has kept right all the rest of the year will be capsized now, and though last autumn he came from the eountry,.a,nd there was lustre in the eyq and |her^ were roses in the cheek * and elasticity in the step, by the time the spring hour has come you will pass him>in the street and say to your friend: "What's i the matter with that man? ' How differently he looks from what he ' lopked last September." Slain of one •Winter's dissipation. At this time of , the year there are-, many entert'ain- A.- ; ments. If we, rightly employ them,' and. • F,,,tbey are of the right kind, they enlarge u vm socialities, allow us to make important, acquaintance, build us up in our morals, and help us in a thousand ways, -I can scarcely think of anything better item good-neighborhood. But there are those entertainments from which others > iril} come besoiled in character. There ,'Air* those who - by the springtime will '.iHJ/Jirofcen down in health,,and though a| jfche'opening of the season their pros- |>eetjf' were bright, at r the close of the ' 'jhey. wijl be in the hands of the ... , ,w sleeping in the cemetery, i '^certificate, of death will be made .jHjj, and. tbe physician, to save the feel- [Jtflg^of.tb? family,-wiU'«all the disease n &me, Put tbe doctor knows/ everybody else knPWS, they died fi-X-toe many levees, Away with all wehl daw& the eapiaia was teld t escape ift eaYoi the life- he mllM, *>¥& fldwa All hoUs§, Of ChaSed feilfef, oi 1 fdrgefiils upholstefy td faake | home hfitijpy, -All that Is wanted is a tether's heart, ft Mother's heart> In with,the young folks, 1 have tbe father pf a' family, the appetites pf tbe ypung pep>» t rii_i*j* i i. •, . to Rf tb e .minister-or, wan; r ypu »'>J4a to teopw , . ';Afid"<!aa We' fi6t I 6a6rlfl6e'-8u l f tasty aad buf appetites tor,the'rescue 6f others? % Sur,ely It is Bbt a.Vefflfeathaerifl&^Ca, mix ndt Wlih ttie' la'n'dceht'bevefage' s of the holiday, the poison Of adders! .Mix hot With'the white 'sugar s>t the clip the snow of this, awful leprosy! Mar aot the.clatter of the 'cutlery of the festal occasion with the clank of a madman's chain. Pass down the street and look into the pawnbroker's window, Elegant' watch, elegant furs, elegaat flute, elegant shoes, elegant scarf, elegaat books, elegant mementoes. 1 ''You sometimes see' pebble ; .wM<j>lea8ed"" countenance looking Iato 'such a window, Wtiea I look Iato a pawabroker's window, it seems to me as if I had looked Into the window of hell! To whom did that watch belong? To a drunkard. To Whom did,those furs belong? to a drunkard's wife. To whom did thpse shoes belong? To a drunkard's child. I take the'three 1 brazen balls j at the door-way of a pawnbroker's shop, and 1 clank them together, sounding the knell of the drunkard's soul. A pawnbroker's shop is only one of the eddies in the great torrent of municipal drunkenness. "Oh," says someone, "I don't patronize such things. I have destroyed no young man by such influences: I only take ale, and it will take a great amount of ale to intoxicate." Yes; but I tell you there is not a drunkard in America- that did not begin with ale. The winter season is especially full of temptation, because of the long even- Ings allowing such full swing for evil indulgences. 'You can scarcely expect a young man to go into his room and sit there from seven to eleven o'clock in the evening, reading Motley's "Dutch Republic," or John Foster's essays. It would he a very beautiful thing for him to do, but he will' not do it. The most of pur young men are busy in offices, in 'factories, in , banking-houses, in stores, in shops, and when evening comes they want the fresh air, and they want sight-seeing, and they must have it, they will have it, and they ought to have it. Most'of the men here assembled will have three or four evenings of leisure on' the the winter nights. Af : ter tea, the man puts on his hat and coat, and he goes out. One form of allurement says, "Come in here." Satan says, "It is best for you to go in; you ought not to be so green; by this time you ought to have seen everything," and th^temptatlons shall be mighty in dull times such we have had, but which, I believe, are gone; for I hear all over the land the prophecy of great prosperity, and the railroad men and^ the merchants, they all tell me of the days of prosperity they think are coming, and in many departments they have already come, and they are going to cofce in all departments; but those dull times through which we have passed have'destroyed a great many men. The question of a livelihood is with a vast •multitude the great question. There are young men who expected before 'this to set up tbeir household, but they have .been disappointed, in the' ^ains they have made. " They cannot support themselves, how can they support others? and, to the curse of modern society, the theory is abroad that a man mu§t not marry until he has achieved a fortune, when- the twain ought to start at the foot of the bill, and together climb to the top, That is the old-fashioned way, and that will be the new-fashioned way if society is ever redeemed. But during the hard tipies, the dull times, so many men were discouraged, so many men had -nothing to do—they could get nothing to do— a pirate bore down on the ship when the sails were down and the vessel was making no headway. People pa/ tbey want more 'time to think,' The trouble is, too many people have too much time to think, and,if our Rierchpnts bad not- bad their minds diverted, many pf them would Jong before tbis bave been within the four walls of an insane asylum, These jpng >yinter evenings, be •careful wbere ypu spend them, This winter WiU decide 1 tbe temporal, a»d" eternal knOWft a MSB With ievefi hundred doi* lafs salary, aad he. had no other ia* c6me, but he had ft home BO bright and '•'•'"'• "*'\tB6agh\thB '•••' --.M t 1* ,** ' _ , 'of \hujx4reds .p{ 'meq 'jn. this 6tit,aa'd woa'*large* J6tteals, 'aad daughters have 1 gdae Out Into splendid spheres', and .becttme princesses of society; theyeaa aevef think e£ that early" home with6ut tears of emotlaa, It was to theW the Vestibule df heaven, aad all their maasiaas now, aad ail their pal" aces now, cannot make them forget that early place,, Make your homes happy, Alas! that old people so much misunderstand young folks! There was a great Sunday-school anniversary, aad there were thousands of children present; indeed, all the Sunday-schools of the town were In .the building, and it Was very uproarious,aad fulttbl-'dUtlirb- ance, aad the presiding officer on the occasion came forward, aad In a very loud tone shouted, "Silence!" and the more noise the presiding officer made, the more noise the children made. Some one else rose on the platform and came forward, and with more stentorian Voice shouted, "Silence!" and the uproar rose to greater height, and it did seem as if there would be almost a riot and the police have to be called in, when old Doctor Beaman, his hair white as the driven snow, said: "Let me try my hand." So he came forward with a slow step'to the front of the platform, and when the children saw the venerable man and the white hair, they thought they would hush up that instant, and hear what the old man had to say. He said: "Boys, I want to make a bargain with you. If you will be still now, while I speak, when you get to be as old as I am I will be as still as a mouse." There was not another whisper that .afternoon. He was as much a boy, as any of them. Oh, in these approaching holidays, let us turn back our natures to what they were years ago, and be boys again and girls again, and make all our homes happy. Oh, what a beautiful thing it is to see a young man standing up amid these temptations of city life incorrupt while hundreds are falling. I will tell your history., You will move in respectable circles all your days, and some day a friend of your father will meet you and say: "Good morning; glad to see you. You seem to be prospering; you look like your father for all the world; I thought you would turn out well when I used to hold you on my knee; if you ever want any help or any advice, come to me; as long as I remember your father I'll remember you. Good morning." That will be the history of hundreds of these young men. How do I know it? I know it by the way you start. But here's a young man who takes the opposite route; voices of sin charm him away. He reads bad books, mingles in bad society. The glow has' gone from his cheek and the sparkle fr'om'his eye, and the purity from his soul, pown he goes, little by little, The people who saw him when he came to town while yet hovered over his head the blessing of a poor mother's prayer and there was on his lips the dew of a pure sister's kiss, now, as they see him pass, cry: "What an awful wreck!" Cheek bruised in grogshop fight. Eye bleared with dissipation. Lip swollen with indulgences. Be careful what you say to him; for a trifle he would take your life, Lower down, lower down, until, outcast of God and man, he lies in the asylum,.a blotch of loathsomeness 'and pain. One moment he calls for God and then he calls for rum. He prays, he curses, he laughs as a fiend laughs, then bites his nails into tbe quick, then puts his hands through the hair banging aro,und his head iike the mane of a wild beast, then shivers until the cot shakes, with unutterable terror, then with his fists fights back the devils, or clutches for serpents} that seem to wind around him their awful folds, then asks for water wbich is instantly consumed on bis cracked lips,, Some morning "the surgeon going his rounds will find him dead, PO notary, to cpmb out or brush back the matted, locks, Straighten ou t the limbs, wrap him in a sheet, put him in a box, and let twp men carry him down* to tbe wagPR at the dopr. With a piece'of chalk write on top pf tbe box the J ued thafiuthat. this way a butter because ttie Cdhdi* its fflaaii- ife- -belief understood, the machfhefy 1 BJdre perfect? aad th& cream used la bet* ter condition, fa secured of a pleas* ant color aad agreeable .flavor la respect to chemical aad physical composition, a good butter should present the following characteristics, viz: 1, The percentage of water should not exceed twelve: la most of the samples examined it was less, 2, The percentage of salt may vary Within large'Hnjlts. In fact, many persons prefer butter perfectly fresh', while others like a large amount of salt, It is doubtful whether the small percentage of salt added ordinarily to butter acts as a preservative. Its only use seems to be one of taste. Judging from the table, 3 per cent appears to be the amount of salt in American butter, the variation being from a minimum of 1.23 per cent to a maximum of 6.16. The percentage of salt, therefore, is not to be much regaraed In making our estimate of purity. It would probably have to go above 8 per cent before it could be regarded as an adulteration. Curd. . 3. How much curd can a good butter have? This is a difficult question. If a butter should have no casein in it at all, it would be a strong presumption in proof of adulteration. If it has too much, its keeping properties are impaired. One per cent of curd cannot be regarded as an excessive quantity. The best butter, however, should contain less than this amount. On account of the great difficulty of estimating the percentage of curd, it would not be safe to use common fats as, adulterants. The specific gravity of butter fat is about 912, water being taken at 1,000. On the other hand, tallow and lard have a relative weight of only 900 or less. This is a slight difference, and yet it is a valuable one when the question of adulteration is raised. But the difference is so small that only the most,careful work in determining the 'specific gravity with strict attention ,to temperature and manipulation, gives Jit any value. Inasmuch as most of the jfats which are used as butter surrogates are liquid at 40 degrees C. (104 degrees F.) This temperature of determination has been used in the foregoing analyses, The numbers given were not obtained by calculation, but by direct comparison with distilled water at the same temperature.' While this method is not absolutely correct, owing to slight differences in the rates of expansion of water and oils, it yet. gives the comparative differences, and these are of jreat importance in .such analyses. A butter affording a fat whose specific gravity, taken as above, falls below ,910, would have its genuineness sub- ijected to doubt.—Harvey W. Wiley. r—y& ^ttfffmtoft* „-.. ._^tii::^iet SUKVTWW; «&§ •Ml sm 'IBS' Mill ,afid trtik then ail wtraid ftift'td at ta bf •, ttfltti' Wfaea 1 diffttw theft ffiSfTiJoies ""•"'* Bldk a'iieiS-'ia tte. stieli;-! 'afid'eaVthe «8aiift?Bt^w"aat; „ - be ddfie was ia6r§ 'thaa 1 could thlfik 6f for 'a whiler tbea I deviSe'd a plaa-whl6h I th>aghfwduW break a»m« atleaet df the habit* I made ae&t Boxes' as 'follows: Bight feet loag, fdttr'teia' lacheB 1 'deep, aad eleVea Caches wide, thea divided it Iato eight aests, with oae side of the box 'six laches high, so that whea it was covered they had eight inches left to eater the nest; then t set them one foot from the floor, la there It was dark, the spftee covered by a Hd over the box. to remote the" eggs. la this'.they would deposit .their, eggs,, aad 'baly>pne/h§aj; could occupy eacti'nest, and she hadn't room or light enough to do much dam* age. This was six weeks ago and today I don't think I have a hen that will eat an egg. If some poulterer who is troubled In like manner will give this a trial I am quite confident he will be amply repaid,"—Poultry Chum. • u* a pa 8v«j»j»srsf fitSSTOKwei , , Foreigner— So eternal visitant the price of liberty ? NaUveSg a the,rfigui ftf? &rice,,but,,witaouf ing made special investigation have no hesitation in savin* th will doubtless find our .„ 9 Destroyer the destroyed, it? , ip is ypu, oh man,' Jf, yield- of the Who ft ing to the temptations of a dissipated Ijfe, you go ,?ut and perish.. TJiere te a way that geemeth hrjgbt ana fair and 'beautiful to, ft pan,- ^ the end thereof th~e Jatter p'M of tbe year tbero not be tbe usual intepyais between tbe profits tbat come in, • MiJH a Germicidt^-Mlifc. absorbs tbe germs a^d' poisons pf more tban &nytbiag else, A writer " £ -"-'- WWW " ~ warm, , tbejwjster ha§ especja} temptations: }»tbe " \Wftjvwtjvp' »t tbje iB/t^ wmmw n*pot}»s. tbe ypwog Steps, or fee , Bring ins: in the' Returns, The Poultry Keeper says: There is no reason why the farmer should not have something for sale from his poultry yard every week in the year, Thero Jare times when the hens will not lay [because they are in the moulting stage, .which takes away about three months 1n the year, mostly during July, August and September, or perhaps beginning and ending later. As eggs will .then not be so plentiful the chicks ishould be made fat apd sent tp.tbe markets. The poultry business permits of something coming in all the .time, which provides, the capital for operating the •business, After one has become estab- 'lisbed in the poultry business the receipts should exceed the expenses every month in the year, 1 and chicks may be hatched early and late, or as long as Ithe hens will become broody and sit, ,but they should be,,sp}d before the, winter sets in, as by that time th,e hens ishould have finished the mo'ijltipg pro- tass.aRd be ready for iayte.g agajn, 'and .w'm pedfthe room t$$ ty- occupied by the cb'ickp, By selling chicks ~ ' Poultry a Cheap Luxury, Just why poflltry should be regarded as one of. the. luxuries, to be reserved for special .occasion^ in so many farmers' families It would be rather hard to decide. A pound of poultry can be produced by'the farmer as. cheaply as a pound of beef, mutton or pork, says the Genesee Farmer, and there is no good reason why poultry should not be found very often on the farmer's table. f It is Just as profitable to eat the poultry an'd sell the pork, and a great deal more wholesome, for as a nation, we eat entirely too much pork for 1 the general good. The most of the pork eaten Is principally fat, and this-does not add to the health or strength of the consumer nearly as much as the consumption of an equal amount of. poultry would. With a supply of chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese, the farmer could have a variety in the way of meat food that makes it possible for the cook to add much to tbe attraction of the table. Pork is hard to digest, and this makes it so much' the more unfit for use when uard work is pushing the farmer, for all the energy uselessly wasted !n digesting food is lost in the amount of work' one is able to perform. Poultry of all kinds is easily digested; and has less tendency to create heat than fat pork, and the farmer who has care for the health of his family will use more poultry than pork.—Texas Farm Jour' nal. meat stores pfferlag hpavy ,7^,1 -Detroit Tribune. > •' - • . reduc «ott This Modern toother Has found that her little ones are tmn more by the pleasant laxative Svm Pigs, when in nbed of the laxative SuJ" a gentle remedy, than by any oth«. ,1;' that it is more acceptable to them CM dren enjoy >it and .it benefits them ' true remedy, Syrup'of W-' Mflm tured by the' California __ "It may be," says Gus De Smith "tW a man and ' his wife are 'one; 'but 1 notice that when I pay the weekly board bill, the landlord does not think ' " ' - 80. . INCREASE YOUR INCOME by careful investments in grab through a responsible firm ol large" experience and great success. Will send you particular free showing how a small amount of money can be easily multiplied by successful investments. Highest Bank references. Opportunities excellent. Pattison & Co., Bankers and Brokers, Boom W, Omaha Building, Chicago. ' • "Mankind," says an observing phllos-' opher, "is divided into twj;gmt clas-, ses: those who want to get into t 1 papers' and those who are only anxious 4 ' to be kept out."—Texas Siftlngs, , Points on Dncks. A duck raiser, giving his experience in the! Rural New Yorker, says ducks are easily hatched, and if properly managed are easily raised—much more so than chickens or turkeys. Probably the worst thing for ducklings ip the first thing they usually receive, and that is unlimited,range and water to swim in. The little things are, in a measure, nude, and should be kept in pens with dry soil floors or stone pavement that can be washed 'down daily.' No kind of poultry will succeed on bare boards. All the water they need is best furnished by. burying a^ old pot In the ground and, .laying a round piece of board on top the.water^ with room for the ducks to put their heads in and fish out the corn that is put in the water. This amuses them, and does no harm, while if allowed to go to ponds or streams, they are very liable to fall' a prey to vermin in some shape, or to get their bodies wet. and chilled from remaining top long in tbe water. Taking cold, is a common complaint. It is due to impure and 'deficient blood and it often leads to serious troubles. The : remedy is found in pure, rich blood, and the one true blood purifier is ( Transmission of Color— Mr,' Wilckens of Vienna has found that two pureblooded English horses transmitted the color of their' coat to the -progeny in 586 cases out of one thousand- When the parents are of. different offspring are almost always of the cplor of the mother. With Arabian 'horses the facts are more striking still. The white color pf the coat of the mare wag fpund to be clearly transmitted jn 729 cases out of one tbousantdf la Qtber, cases there wa^s a : moje or less marked.' - "''' Why are bpund to opntinue tp fail, ftg long 89 tfeey a,re pja^te^ }» septjpng of t^e Qpuntry where the pepple are not cat<?4 in dairying, Wfte appreciate tH? YSlW9 ,p,f Hoods Sarsaparilla Hood's Pills cure all Liver ills. 26 cents. ;v AGENTS 83 to 81O A DAY TD YOU. Steady > work. Write HILL, 6S Fifth Ar., Chicago, OPIUM Morphine Habit Cnred In 1C > to 20 days. No pay till cured, , DR. J. STEPHENS, Lebanon.Ohio, , - Syrsiulast war, lj>att>udlcatlng WHY DON'T YOU BUY CORN? "PRODUCERS, sell your products and write to us tat •*• information hovr to make big money on the proceeds jn tue purchase of com on margins. Informv ,.-•- ttonand book on speculation FREE, C, F. CO., 8*1 taSille St., Chicago. 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