The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 18, 1895 · Page 4
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fill flff* otf ttt ttSH fall f Salfgftltttfi that tn8 \\%m ttf pftffU ||f tpfc^gw'f•$&-;•;.,t-;i ?r + T--^>£^:^;;2£CSKJ: .:•-'. ..-. • ••i'Si£;£ • :V$SJ Ijfl^jaoft^ 108,. : •-.'•'.„..."', .-•• ...jgJa HdtiS'melH8ds6f Peculation thus faf ttsfc* disftdvatitiites which will develop up-dri trtalif? But It at present offers the ottly avallablei avenue worth ehteriag . ^fohtbttlbtt has failed because under it .Bdlatisfaetorf aroingeiBeht has been possible for such sale of liquors as everybody concedes to be legitimate and 'necessary, All forms of license have failed because they legalize or permit the saloon, and that institution is not and never will be tolerated by the growing temperance sentiment not only Of Iowa, but of the whole country. •Public control provides for. the legitimate -sale of liquors under such restrictions as are in the interests of public • ordjar and is therefore an advance on a prohibitory'statute. It takes the whole ' business out of the hands of the chiefly lawless element in control of the saloon and Is therefore an enormous step ' in advance from any form -of local option or license, It makes possible a thorough inspection of the ' liquors dispensed, which -is impossible .under any other •system, and which perhaps contains as much promise of excellent results 'for temperance and good health as any one feature of any possible liquor law. Many of those who have believed in a prohibitory statute or amendment now admit that the pharmacy law is a failure. In Des Moines when the saloon men circulated their second petition they had no difficulty in getting the names of the best citizens, in spite of an active campaign against them by the churches, because the drug stores were in such general disrepute. Every large city which closed the saloons has had the same experience. In the small, er towns the evil has not been as great, but J. J. Bruce, who was an active pro- \iibilionist, states over his own signa- • .ture that the drug stores at Eolfe have been more demoralizing and have caused more drunkenness than the saloons. The druggists as a class are as reputable as any class of business men. 1 If.dispensing liquor under a law as strictly guarded as the present phar- . macy law is, is a failure in their hands, - ( what prospect is there of making a suc- , cess of any plan of dispensing which leaves it to private parties, who have a distirict-husiness interest in making as liberal a profit as possible? Another weak point in the prohibitory program is the unlimited shipping in of liquors 16 r, aid thai the llqttdf fctisl- n§88' wilt be peFtottbefltly edfiducted by President IS Cleveland has sent the English gorfesfjofldehee 0n the Monroe 1 doctrine, a§ applied to the Venezuelan controversy, to the senate with & special Message. Me Says that the only coarse for,lh!§ deuntry it to insist upon its rights which England denies, This means .war tmless England backs Odwn, War with England is one of the Immediate possibilities. SPEAKER REED will announce the committees in the'house of representatives the lust of this week. The main question is whether Henderson of Iowa or Cannon of Illinois will be chairman of the appropriation committee. Senator Allison is chairman of thecommit- tee in the senate and it would be a singular thing for two men from the same town to head these two chief committees in congress. DolliVer seems to be slated for Gear's place on the ways and means committee, really the best field of labor in congress. This committee has the tariff in charge. ' ' < ~''*< •' Atom* toted iday tt»d here t). I liftif ' «t- -ITictv- J $ kuf I 7ft8 * TnWday, The MofiltdF gfttoi! Yhr parties cisa* eerised afe- well khdwn is mmt af «ue> feftdefs ah-a ft html of friendS extend hearty eengf atulatlofis, Mfc Ames' is oHS t)f ovlr industrious, hard-woMdntf youfif men and bus afi eo-acfe start in life upofi the outskirts of our city, upon which he has added a comfortable ad* ditidH 16 the house upoB It. NEWS AND OOMMENT. The Carroll Herald disposes of the argument that local manufacture of beer would cause any increased market or price for barley, etc.: "It wouldn't help the farmers one particle to have breweries reopened for business. Last year Canadian barley sold for less in Milwaukee than it cost western farmers to raise it. Our Iowa farmers must meet this competition and it doesn't matter whether the beer is made within the state or without it." Unless the consumption of liquor is going to be materially increased by locul manufacture there will be no increase in the demand for the grains it is made of. That is so apparent that it does not need argument. As a business matter, legalizing breweries and distilleries is very insignificant. • .'»*.».' ' . The contract with St. Louis for the national republican convention is calculated to shut out special booms for' presidential aspirants. The hall Is to hold 12,000 seats. St. Louis is to have 4,000, of which 1,000 are to be given to old soldiers and .distinguished guests under direction of the national committee. No picture of any living man is to decorate the walls, and no banner or design, calculated to aid any candidate, Can be displayed. It is to be a free field and a fair fight. FIELD, _i—t Mrs. Isadore Baker of lOwa City, }Whose beautiful tribute to the memory of Miss Anna 0. Ingham will be re- galled, has written the best little, poem that has been called out by the death of'Chicngo's genial man of genius, Eu^ gene Field. It appeared in the Chicago Tittles-Herald, and is suggested by Field's "Little Boy Blue," which was published in THETJPPER DES MoitffiS in noticing his death: Out in the alienee, Where Little Boy Blue wandered so far awaVi That he never come back to earth again _ But In song of a wistful day— The poet of child-life passed m a dream „ With never a song's farewell. Perchance he was seeking the Little Boy Blue, And found him—ah, who can tellf But ever, forever, while song shall be, The music of Little Boy Bitte Shalmng to our hearts in a minor key m Of the little toy friends so true That wait for the touch of a tiny hand, m ? e ,li 1 ^ sei ' 1 them and placed them there, The little toy dog and the soldier of tin Alone on the dust covered chair. And never again shall poet slug • A song that Is sweeter, more true, Than came to us with the laureate's love And loss of the Little Boy Blue. He longed for a clasp of the childish arms, And light of the wistful smile, But a love that Is dearer than mine," he said, " Is holding my boy the while." And thus the sweet Idyl of Little Boy Blue Is nearer our hearts today, The little toy soldier so staunch and true Is waiting for him alway, v But the poet of child life passed in a dream, With never a song's farewell. Perchance he was looking for Little Boy Blue, And found him—where all is well. , ISADORE BAKER. the fchlef Wtlfll &.]&:& S3S £*Es4£ 'tiC'Sk niuK in uQo USD Twtf ys&n *«* ~$*.8o.<, can have ad the huttbefg for for .188 Lgoih-g" ,, features, frftftfaUsfaen iftfiftT satis" Bed[»ith ftti MaMHflL 11 MMgK» ,tp the reading pflbHA TliS Mistofy, BeHftl, "LU& QtaMof Cehtflfy ' lH t th» Ufljted States," Will be continued; Just fidW it is approachiag a period of abs6fbib# Interest to the presetit fcenBraW6ti, the &m 'aclmthia- traMott of Presfdettt Oleveiaud, Scrilrnesr ( s Magazine ought to get careful t'onsidenittoti as a ChHsttttas gift, The $4.60 of or ought to get double cotiatdefatldn, Charles H.ii-ib- net's Sons, 163 FlM AVeaiie, New York. Scribner's Muga^ihe attd TUB Ufpkit Dfis ' ; The latef Oceaa-ls'tHe most popular republican newspaper Of the west and ha's the largest dlrculatian. *Terms by mail ( daily, without Suftday^ 14 > per year: daily, with Sunday, 16 per-y.eal 1 ! the Weekly Inter Oceah, $1 per year. As a hewspaper the Inter Ocean keeps abreast of the times in all respects. It spares neither pains nor expense in securing all the news and the best of current literature. The weekly Inter Ocean as a family paper is not excelled by any. It has something of 'interest to each member 6f the family. Its youth's department is the very best of its kind. Its literary features are unequaled. It Is a twelve-page paper and contains,,the news of the world. Politically it is republican, and gives its readers the benefit of the ablest discussions on all live political topics. It is published in Chicago and is in accord with the people of the west in both politics and literature. Please remember that 'the price of the weekly Inter Oc'eatt Is only .81 per year. Address, The Inter Ocean; Chicago. The Inter Ocean and UPPER BBS MOINES for $1.85. • ; . fclmdre Mdlpffietice GasS 'Raises Khotty LA* Poiftt^Otne f fled attd id Come On* NOTES OF THE EAIL, with for private use, which cannot be pre* vented, and which results in big neigh' borhood celebrations. Kossuth county has enforced prohibition as strictly as It has any law on the statute books, but ,, in more than one township in the coun- • ty these weekly or periodical gatherings for drinking have becpme serious " > matters and have alarmed some even of those who are. not opposed on principle tp the use pf liqupr.' These things have sapped the vital jBentim'ent ibat was behind the move- .f l .mentf,pf 188f}. ! .JTJiere is no ,,unanimous | flemand among temperance workers for a prohibitppy amendment. Very few •> of them p'ealjy believe that its adpption > would solve op 'materially assist to ^plye'-the problem. But they are no .» peaper'favoring a salopn law than they Were then. The salppn has npt only soti gained anything in public favpp but , t)t has lost grpuhd and will continue tp -~!,lpse • ground, . ; hpwevep njuph its-pppp- J" nents may waver as tp the right course ,"' Jo pursue, Whatever the salponj may ' fce abppa^l it & a l$w}e$8 jnsHtutipn -,^ere. The sajppn fceeper dpes npt and ,,-<cannpt'bold th^ esteem O f bis fellow i belongs fpojn the putsst, jy attaches bjnjs'elf pp the Jaw! -natural Lafe Young suggests that St. Louis will be not in June but that the delegates can find shade under the Anheiser Busches. # * * The man nominated at St. Louis will be the next president. The national convention and not the election will be the real scene of contest. Allison, Reed, McKinley, Harrison and Morton are the visible possibilities, with Reed in the lead. *#*:.. The Upper Des Moines Editorial association will have an excellent delegation at the national editorial meeting !at St. Augustine, Jan. 20. It consists of A. M. Adams and wife of theHumboldt Independent, John E. Powers and wife of the Caiv roll Sentinel, J. E. Jenkins of the Estherville Republican, and Chas. E, Monger and wife of the Anamosa Journal. / ! * # * . , The Clarksons have edited the State Register 25 years, It is as aggressive, independent and outspoken as ever, and there are Clarksons coming on to keep it up to standard for another quarter of a century, . # * * The Marsballtown Times-Republican is so much improved in appearance and make-up that it amounts to a new birth, It js now as excellent mechanically as it 5s otherwise, and that is superlative praise. IN THIS flEISHBOBHOOP. in Mrs. Gov. Larrabee has a brother Ernmetsburg, F. S, Appleman. Col. Sanford, who used to lecture in Algona, Js confined in an insane asylum in Elgin, Jll. Bailey thinks the new railroad order aga(nst baby carriages is " a stroke "at infant industry." Mjss Zoa Warttnan has music classes in Ledyard. The Leader says she is meeting with great success, Webster City and West Bend are about to make their opera houses jntp Pfflce rppms. They dpn't pay. Why do canines delight to race moving trains? If you are much of a traveller you have no doubt often noticed in passing a farm house that a dog will rush out, run alongside of the train as long as'he can keep up with it, then turn round and walk leisurely back to his starting point. This same performance he will repeat several times in a day, always starting from the same place and returning as though he had done a duty which he owed to himself :and to mankind.':" '•:.-.'.-/"" : •.••:'./.- :'•... ' Why a dog will act' in this strange manner is one of the-imponderables and we need ask for no answer except from the canine or from the man who claims to interpret monkey language. I -have conversed with engineers on the subject and they tell me that such demonstrations only cease when the career of the canine is ; cut short by being run oyer, a sad end, which nearly always overtakes him. * * * . The letter-writing poets still flourish and such addresses as those continue to grace the address side of envelopes: I'm on my way to Montana state. In Butte City I wish to wait. 'Till A. B. Brewster, .who is my host, Comes and takes me from the post. As the address comes in the second line I was spared from reading the entire poem until I had time to copy it. Then again: To Langdon, North Dakota, Take me there and let me stav. 'Till Oliver Moriarity Comes and takes me away. This is quite sensible, as the address is in the first line. People often ask If it would not be better to place the address on a letter first, in this way: Duluth, Minn., ' ' John Jpnes & Co., 51 Bluff street. i, It no doubt would be better if the custom was universal, but such addresses are so pare that they are a source of annoyance to anyone who has to > read them. Put the address on in the old way, in plain writing, not in Spencerian nourishes and you will be easily understood. Now here is a specimen of the over careful correspondent, whose letter looked as much like a township map as anything else, This is what, wa? actually placed on 100 000 TWENTY-FIVE LAND DEALS. , The Land Business Keeps Up, ns Reported by Doxseo Jfc JFoSter. Transfers for the week are: : Frank Hume to S. X. Way, blks 1, 2Y 3, ana 4, W. &B. 2d add, Wesley.......* 1,312 Lewis H. Smith et nl to Mary J. Clarke e third lot 3, blk 21, Algona .^;.. Michael Fox to John Fox, e hf of W hf blk 10, Wesley ;' Wm. H. Ellis to Lydta Maria Ellis, lot 3, blk G,L,u Verne............ ...... i 0. A, Tinge to Paul Hackle, lots 11, 12, 13, and 14, blk 15, Town Lot (io.'s •< 2d add, Bancroft i 000 A. J. Dunlap to F. O. Qulst, e hf nw qr 2,60.20......... /..,.'.... . "000 J. H. Knott to Franz Knott, w hf'se'qi 1 "' and sw qr ne qr 22, 04, 20... ; ;. 2.500 Anton Schleder to J. Valentine Dross- ier, se qr se qr 25, 08, 30 :... .,, 1100 George Schleder to J. Valentine Dross- ier, e hf sw qi"30, 08, 20 o 300 Catherine Schleder to John Valentine Drossier, w hf swqr 30J 08, 20, and M. Stephens to John Kelllngi'w'hf'se ' qr and ne qr sw qr 22,100, 20........ 1,800 Marcus Hoesly to Geo. W. Hanna, e hf ne qr of 7, and nw qr 8, 04, 27........ 0,200 Henry Van Bank to Henry Zllmet, n hf se qr; sw qr se qr, and se qr sw qr 13, 04, HO 4480 John B. Jones to Anno Lewis Beeson, ' swqr swqr 20,100, 20. l Win. Mayland to Johanna Mayland, s hfmvqr 38,08,27 "000 i/* HIT. TTIJ—I,! i_- T-» ft j~i ..t . _ ffvw Armstrong Journal; Mr. C, D,- tlbone, the marble ma,n of Algona, was oping business in Armstrong and vicinity this week, Armstrong improvements (or 1895 figure up f56,gw. The merchants have 8 eelumpspf fcoliflay advertising. The friends that he is gettin to A. i " T "i-* 1 " " " I "T~"" J "t *y"*• *"" B tbe S&lera, Qregpn, ti teUy ie yfeiL I m PiSLlteraiaj' The M&m , the face pf an ppdinary envelppe: "Mr, Loyd Bricktpp, , In bare of William Booths hotel, . Two Blocks from Corporation Mine East. Number 315 Chestnut Street,, Corner Taylor Ave. Mystw, Ap.panoose Qp,, Iowa, If npt palled' fpr in 10 days return to E. D. H M IP; -Tester Ave., Seattle, Wash," This letter certainly ought to reach Us destinatlpn, * * * I saw a letter addressed tp Fprth Dogge and some enterprising mall clerk added the inquiry: ** Where is the fifth one?"— a quantity nPt difficult tp find even m the town fttropus fpr J. 1 J,e tQ Bradford M. Field to R. G. Greelis, whf nwqr20,00,20 1600 D. H. Brown to Twp. of Ledyard, land ' neqr4,00, 28 •". 1°5 James Ban- to Wm. K. Ferguson, sw qr 26; n hf 27, and se qr ne qr 27, 00, 20 7,560 Evast G. Morgan et al to Henry Van Bank, nhf seqr; swqr seqr, and se qr nw qr 13, 94, 30 :.. 2560 Catherine Arnold to Henry Boerman, s hf sw qr 28, 07, 28. ,. 2,080 Samuel H. Allen et al to Adam Becker, w hf se qr and se qr se qr 0.04, 20 .. -3,000 Thos. F. Cooke, trustee, to Andrew D. Clarke, e 21 a nw qr sw qr 11, '00, 27, and swqr seqr 28, 100, 20.......;,.. 1,2°0 Thos. F. Cooke to A. D. Clarke, s hf nw qr 31, 98j 27; sw qr sw qr 3, 07, 28; nw qr nw qr 31, 00, 28; BW qr 22,100 28; nwqr So, 100, 20: and n hf sw qr25, 05, 30.. , 11,060 Andrew D. Clarke to Thos. F. Cooke, sw qr ne qr 20, 08, 27; sw qr nwqr 35, 100, 27; nhf sw qv28, 00, 38.... 3,2nO Thos. F. Cooke to Alden H. Whitcomb, ne qr ne qr 21, 08, 28 000 WHAT EMMETSBUBG- WOULD DO, They Would Raise the American Flag, Let the Ka-lo Screain, and RldQ3Pi'of. Webster Out of Town on. » Rail." The lurid d'escriptio'n of Prof. Webster's lectures given by the Courier has caused a commotion over west, The Emrnetsburg Democrat takes the matter up, too seriously, in the following comment: The people of Emmetsburg can feel thankful that they did -not accept the offer of Prof. Webster of Chicago to deliver a series of lectures at ?15 per night. Had they done so they would have had an opportunity of learning that Jefferson was an anarchist; that Jackson was a stumbling fighting-cook; that the Declaration of Independence was an inflammatory document; and that it would have been as well if there bad been no American revolution. Such is the account the Algona papers give of his lectures in th,at city. , The prp> fessop onn also feel fortunate that his offer was not accepted by either of the lecture committees of Emmetsburg. The language vyas treasonable to spirit of American pH<| e and American honpp The week in court has been occupied by the first of the EVihk eases. It has beeH hotly contested HHd has niised a question of interest. Jiinutir.v 14 last Carson, Pirie, Scott '& Co. sent their ealeamati tb Wesley at Mr. Brink's request and sold him a big stock of dry goods. March 23 Mr, #rink*s store was closed by a lot of other creditors, ahd Carson, Plrie, Sdott & Co. Were left without any security whatever. They now cbme^n and assert that in fact Mr. Frink Was badly encumbered when he bought of them, Unit the property statement he made to secure credit was not true, that he secured the goods under false pretences, and that there was no sale. .They ask that the court give them the rightto take the gbods buck, their claim being in money $1,600 at this tittfe. JudgeCook andSullivan &McMahbn represent thetm On the other side.is Mr.'Frlnk, who is repre- serited by Geb. E. Clarke, and -who asserts as against .them and as against the attaching creditors that he was doing a square business, that he had ample security, and that he would have come;out:aHright if the attachments had not been levied. On the other side also are the attaching creditors, who are represented by Geo. R. Cloud and Barney Kelley of Emrnetsburg, who are fighting both Mr, Pi'ink and Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. They say that Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. did not talk of rescinding the sale until they • had waived any right. That they proposed to join in attaching until they discovered there was nothing left for them, and then hatched this plan of claiming that they had been swindled. The taking of testimony began last Thursday and was confined to the issue between Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. and Frink. The case between the creditors and Frink will come on later, and in this Mr. Frink has a. counter claim of $20,000 damages 'due on account of wrongful attachments. That will be tried at a later term of court. Judge Cooke opened the argument to the jury Monday" afternoon, Barney Kelley followed, and Judge Cook closed. Judge Thomas held an evening session to get done, and gave his instructions to the jury yesterday morning. The jury was out three quarters of an hour and brought in a verdict for Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. They were practically agreed from the outset. aside a dfvotes afidffi husbafid has to ftibi the befdfe gave 8 veMi8Btl' ,,, ac-cfrtuftt of ft teehfiiSaMallt'" depositions. court Judge Thomas Is hearihg mo clostfig tip the term^e work t6da^< dry was dismissed last bight, _. ridge has pushed the work add had ? ternif • "TAKE A That Was flyman's Advice to bere: Whetmihe Latter Wns td Bd Buslaess ih AiSaii ro Cbcklalls Itt The Elinore Malpractice Case. A -ne w , q uestion. to Iowa ..courts is raised in.Jihe.su.it of Frank Garvey of -. ,,*«•* _ , Chrjstina.8 present's p,re beginnin invade tl»e mails ape} go w'e b aye time to opart the mwes pp anybpdy Mora anoB, •& ff. . .and bwd he attempted - to deliver such slanderous utterances 'in the presence of manly Emmetsbupg clanship, 'he would hayo been-promptjy given a free pass outside of the pity limits. The fact that this was not done in Algona shows that its citizens have too much consideration fop individuals who would destroy the spirit of ow free institutions if they could, KOSSUTH COUNTY Elmore against Dr. Jacobs of the same town for $5,000 for alleged malpractice on his wife. .Both parties are and have been residents of Minnesota, but Judge Cook, who is Garvey's attorney, had the notice served on Dr. Jacobs while he was over the Iowa line In this county, and claims jurisdiction in the Iowa courts. Geo. E. Clarke for Dr. Jacobs filed a motion to dismiss on the ground that Iowa courts cannot acquire jurisdiction in that way. Sullivan & McMahon appear with Judge Cook and J. C. Raymond with Mr.. Clarke. The question was argued all day to Judge Thomas and he took the matter under advisement, saying that is the most interesting, legal question he has had to consider for some time. The question turns on that clause of the national constitution which guarantees to all citizens of other states any rights possessed by citizens of Iowa. One supreme court.has construed this to sustain Judge Cook's position. Another has construed it differently. Tim Iowa courts have never had such a case, The Bohn Fence Case. Judge Carr was up from Des. Moines Saturday and assisted in the argument for a new trial in the Bohn : suit against the Northwestern railroad for horses killed by getting on the track where the snow fence was blown down the night of. the cyclone. The company gpt-a verdict agninst Mr, Bohn, 'but It turns put that one of the jurors had 'been a,railway employe and had helped build that very fence, and that he told the other jurors that he knew all about it and that it was a good fence, Judge Cook represented the cpmpany in the trial and Judge Carp appeared fop Gep, E. Clapke, who was at Gurnev at the time. Judge Thomas took this undep advisement. If he_ grants,, a new trial the plaintiif Is curious to know how he can replace the Pld fence posts used be- fpre, which Matt put intP the furnace after the trial was over, Program of TUelr Meeting to l?e Helrt j» AJgona ,T»n, 7, program cainmittee sends us Wje folowing program fpr the e ing, w^ioh eomes in three 1. Wbaf sboul^ »florn a country ed|top'g compact refevence library T Will tfeJ? cheapening pf oj f ept the country pubj} 8 b,w? dailies, ftf, B. ft} err! el e Case, Judge Thomas brought the W, K. Merpiole pppsecutlpn to a sudden olpse yesterday py giving the jury % verdict of npt guiUy and having then? sign it withPuta.ny evidence being taken fpr Defense. After the evidence wag }n ,Pt AM; was su,8ta,tne<i. „-„ .., tb»t it thepe was any pffense }t was npt larceny, This ^Pises, pyjj pf a; tra,n§ftQtip,n, w^epejn E 10 ,^ 6 gW Meppjftle sptne nptes, J tfte,m p Re wJ)ich h.e elflipjg did np,^ bejpng ^e^pe^p^ was Ib the suit at tfort Dodge hetWefefi J^i Hyman and Areuberg, the late Algonft' merchauts, an amusing" letter which" Hyman wrote to Arehherg -while' b6 was sitting up herein the'gloom of ab unadvertised business, eaUSSd^fi g'ent§ral laugh. The Messebger repbrts} Ihe^ case In full. It will be of interesi lo*; the few who found out that such a store 1 as the Leader was really Ideated here* 'The district court was occupied .tubst. of last week with the case of Hyman ve. Arenberg, which has proven .to 'bflj a very complicated affair. S. L. Arenberg nearly two years ago entered into" partnership, as he claims, with Joseph Hyman, but, as the latter claims^ with' L K. Hyman, todotusiness'in Algona'. 1 The only question involved in this, par- * ticular case was whether Joseph or L K. Hyman was the partner. The firm name was Hyman & Arenberg. The .business accumulated, debts instead of • profits. The stock 'was finally moved***'* back to Fort Dodge. The Hymans^ claim that the old firm was dissolved on March I, last; Aronberg claimed it had never been dissolved. Joseph Hyman was on Arenberg's note at the Commercial National bank for about $4.300, 'he claimed as surety and Arenberg claimed as partner. Letters were produced which Joseph Hyman had written to wholesale firms in which he stated that he was interested in the firm of Hyman & Arenberg. Joseph Hyman explained that he was backing his brother and wrote the letters to give him credit. He admitted that the letters obligated him to these firms, but denied that they made him a partner. The case was a very complicated one for the jury to unravel and it was out about 12 hours and returned a- verdict for defendant. The cocktail letter, which occasioned ' considerable amusement in the court room, and was alternately quoted by both sides as evidence that Hyman was and was not a partner, reads as follows: FORT DODGE, Sept. 15, 1896.—Friend Arenberg: Your letter of the 18th received. I will do all I can to strengthen your credit. If any body will make inquiries " about .you, bankers or Chicago houses, I will try hard to give a good report. Busi-* ness is quiet here. We are all well, hope you are the same. Your friend, • • JOSEPH HVMAN. Keep up your courage and take a cock-" tail. , , , The letter is dated Sept. 15, last. 1 At ' that time Hyman was on the $4,300 npte 1 ,' , ' and was unconscious that Arenberg'^ father held a mortgage on the Leader stock for $6,000 dated Sept. 10. Aren« berg bought four or five thousand dollars worth of goods on that trip, and on.- ' Oct. 1 his mortgage to his father was ' Hied, which precipitated this litigation. The verdict that Jos. Hyman is Aren- berg's partner would make all these, claims of the wholesale houses good, if ' it was not that they have elected to rescind the sales and already brought suit to recovar the goods. Now it appears that they must recover the goods by getting the mortgage set aside. This case goes over to the next term of • coupt. , ( •', OLEKK OBOSE OQULDN'T SEE IT,/'/ A Rejected Suitor Wants His $1.6O *i BacK for a Marriage .License JJe t Cannot Use, ( i "' One Aug. Pansilovv has lately made ' sufficient inroads upon the affections pf- Mrs. Amelia Hittler of Whittempre to' get a promise of marriage from her." But beyond that point his ppogpess po,' the matrimonial road has been that of the frog in the well, jumped up one foot and fell back Mrs, Hittler, either thinking ' Fanselovv could not properly her four children, or that Fanselpvv; a heathen name anyway, decided beyond her promise she would Justice, the blind eyed, wtvs ,„,. and Mrs. Hittler was invited tores in Justice Hatch's cpurt damages fpr the pent? in affectipne. She read the papers, best legaJL '• and with a couldn't^ be' and I A belief in hitting the But even th§n fpr when he wag in Jove, He wjjp FOTeilpyy Ippk. tfte m i ,&ftd T made"hl upta FQ AJgwaAbw ttSw'S wi i te§H/wtw,Wp8e 'brWrSbv ana u toe trjj|b"pf htetwy ajust bltj pu WteMy Wf.9 folly e^wTo Jwpta$ fey .torn wQ\m,Qum

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