The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 25, 1896 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 25, 1896
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_ _ ______„J* ALtiUNA. IQWA4. _r$ momenls Gtis swdro !h ft tetisn ftiRftinft totf « tfaft ^HAT CAME OP IT, . - «> «',.T .' ' v « "•" .';;;;*>> •l^^l±jLi±''.$ --—ij~n-.^-J———"in>n»lHimtilf<liirt iliiJ-AfiHnHflrliTln ' , 1* ~' tho (By t)rahoel.) ife was no doubt that they were ia love with each, other: they would not have dreamed ing. Ftemont was k pretty, fair- inconsequential mbrsel of bu- *The least said about her par- better; they still made their in the wandferlng, tumble down e, which had been a trim, cosy little box whett they went into bride arid groom. The acre of devoted principally to , and old Fremont tvas devoted lly ttt nothihg-^-which accounted any things. Mrs. Fremont was t>lacid State of contentment so long lie was not bothered. Sadie made pin money during busy times in little millinery store on the main |ti |s Bradley was unattached ae far illy went and intermittently so business line. Principally be fine horses which belonged to men who paid him for risking ieck behind their fractious colts; ler times he admired Sadie. Their capital was too email to be coned save as a fund for an ice cream or a Fourth of July cclebra- lerefore there was not the slight- jjxcuse for their marrying and sev- fforcible reasons for an opposite pf affairs. In the face of all this |choso the, in the eyes of the comity, path to ruin and returned from if their drives, Gus with a mar- certificato in his pocket, Sadie a brand new gold band on her phand. Her father growled petu- ,ly for a .day, her mother after a ss shrug of her shoulders went pelting, and Sadio and Gus set to iekeeping. £e house was a one story white which had numerous broken |pw panes and a duplicate array of remont weeds in the front yard, {explained that ho was going to |them out, but time slipped by E[Ut the accomplishment of the act. uat Sadie was conscious of mind- dimly reminded her of home. ill her careless life Sadie had nev- en troubled with introspective Qgs.unexplainable things were cast indignantly, and this life long added to her bewilderment |flrst time a Vift appeared. She Sbeen married six months, (•wish I might buy those curtains," | t said one morning at breakfast, ^glaring windows were a constant moments G«s swdre in a tense fashioft with an air of considering Sadie attd tho child to blame and behaved as an Injured ana abused man. He was sd rlghteouslj- unapproachable on these occasions that Sadie against her was invested with apologetic atmosphere. klfe had begun to branch off in strange pathways that bruised her unwilling feet, wrinkled her forehead and dragged down tho corners of her once curving mouth. When her boy was 4 and the twins came, her eyes had In them the sullen, hopeless look which comes to pretty, flighty creatures unfitted for the buffeting they invariably receive. Her gowns were of cajlco long faded: her hair straggled; she was 25 and looked a bent 40. Existence was but endurance, uncomplaining because unavailing. The dark 1m- \ THRUST THEM APART. •or to her, not from their ugly ef- "t, but because her 'soul longed to [rival the lace before the windows of school friend. £Gan't. No money," her husband iwered, laconically reaching for bacon. |J thought Wildermim wanted you r break his bay. colt," she objected, fle indignantly. "Aren't you go- to do it?" !er husband frowned. "I don'! know .. am, and I don't know as it makes difference, 1 s'pose you tjhink It's ih'ing: J 'for me to. risk my neck be- thoso kicking brutes? Women no souls— it's money, money, iney, all the time and the devil they "i for a man without it!" His knife- fork tell with a bang and be left room. resently Sadie heard his . heavy es clattering over the bare littles Iway and he slouched past the win- carrying h|s ftshpole. j-je waa st evidently not going to break >ses. Shq sat stricken for a few .utes with a remorseful feeling su- ijnduced by his accusation, then an ;c|inable reaction crept in which sent tter sparkle to her eyes a.nd set her th ft bit shrewishly. It was the time in her remembrance she had led to think and the process warf new it left her at sea, pxt morning she closed the green tters on the front windows. "The t is too strong, it fades the carpet," said gvavejy to Gus, who looked at the bare floor, then tentatively ,er and then frowned when he per- eUe d}d not smilp at her own ent joKe. tiie inevitable baby came GUH o spasmodic attempts at working relaxed into a wan cheor- ugh never again did their honeymoon happiness descend on The shabby Uttle house shqwod proveroent and betrayed tUe rush e. MechanjcalJy the round pf "was done; the baby cried, or >n Us soijeij little garments. chase, und wiore iuid maro thej-o in Sftdie's »U«a a dsy-Jj image ;\6 wpuld, fail o» Qua lying on epa }\gilt asleep or $b,u,fiEUnp; past the age which had disturbed her mind became a reality; at times, when she looked at her husband, stripped of romance, churlish, lazy, rough, animal, lounging, and thought of herself broken spirited, mechanical, old, there was) a bewildered feeling In her heart that her life and her husband's were but the continuance of her life in her shiftless childhood's home. Hor girlhood.which had been bright In Its thoughtless way, appealed to her now as a story long ago dead and nearly forgotten. Then there dawned a day when Gus came home with n darkly flushed face and sodden eyes. In spite of his worthless life, drunkenness had never been numbered among his sins, and today he was not drunk. He stumbled up the steps where- sat the oldest boy. "Clear out!" he growled, pushing tho : child aside with his foot. He sunk moodily into a chair and stared Into a corner, glaring If Sadie or the children crossed the room. "What Is it Gus?" his wife finally asked, roused from her absorption by his unusual manner. He did not answer, for at the moment there came into his eyes a gleam of fear; he bent forward, ready to spring, and listened; on the gravel walk could be heard advancing steps, and with an inarticulate cry he gathered his forces and sprang for the back door. On the sill sat the twins at play, babbling in meaningless baby fashion, but the man, mad with terror, was instinct only with self-preservation, and with heavy feet he thrust them violently apart against the unyielding door. A half-hour later he was led back across the green meadows and between the rustling stalks of green corn, past his house by the three men who had startled him into flight. He was white now and his lip was bitten between his teeth. He did not once glance at his home. In the door stood Sadie, with drawn face and piteous, staring eyes, with arms, tight agajnst her breast, she clasped the cold, stiffening form of one of the twins—the one that had been nearest the hard door. Her white lips moved dryly; she could not speak, for these moments of terror and suspense had paralyzed her throat. The sheriff paused a moment in distress. "He—he hit a man, Mrs Bradley," ho explained, uncomfortably. "And tlie man—is dead. It was about some horses." Then the grim little procession moved on. Months afterward Sadie Bradley stole up t.o the cemetery in the dusk to lay a few poor flowers on the tiny grave of the dead twin. It-was very quiet and peaceful there, with the sun setting behind the dense trees and the crickets chirping in the short, soft grass. The woman stood upright on a little ridge looking down the valley; her thin figure showed pathetic against the crimson sky and her flower laden hands hung listlessly. There was a wordless, sad bitterness in her soul, the rebellion of an untutored nature—that sole emotion was all of which she was conscious. : Up the winding road outside the cemetery fence sped alight buggy, and the two persons seated therein weru smiling at each other, the man was a reckless young fellow and the girl a pretty harum-scarum who worked in the same shop that had been Sadie Bradley's stay in tho old days. Their marriage license had been issued the day before. As the woman by the grave looked after them her lips formed into a slow lino of anguish, "Poor girl!" she breathed, "poor girl!" and then she suddenly dropped down in the grass and tore her heart out in sobs such as had never before shaken her frame, for these were mingled with pity for another. And in the birth of that new emotion the o]d one of blind bitterness was crowded somewhat aside and life was made possible for hor, Shi- "Mrs. Blump," began her husband, after he had done growling about tho coffee at breakfast, quotes tho Detroit Free Press, "t have mentioned the nec- «?ssity of bur retrenching." "Every day since the crisis of '93. The subject has grown a very familiar one," "t am forced to Infer by your tone that this sattie familiarity has produced contempt. Yon have apparently concluded that there is ho good attd sufficient reason for the economical reforms I have urged." "Not at all. 1 have been faithfully trying to meet yot»r wishes. The household expenses have been reduced to a minimum, unless we are to purchase pork by the barrel, lay In potatoes ott the same plan and live RS men do who earn but $1 a day." "There you go, talking about a diet of pork and potatoes. You have not done your best. There is a big item of expense that is in the nature of a luxury that must be cut off at once. That pet dog of yours muat be sacrificed to avert the menace of a financial collapse." "Never, Mr. Blump. I have worked over my old party dresses. I have cut down my allowance of hats. 1 have reduced the pay of the servants. I have lessened tho variety at the table and I have consented to take parquet seats instead of a box at the theater. But I will not part with that dog." "We'll discuss the matter calmly, Mrs. Blump. Your pet is a demon of destruction. Two of those rare books I secured after so much trouble he chewed into pulp. A sofa pillow a week Is a low average In the estimate of his vandalism. He ruined a box of my finest cigars and even made away with that last box of assorted gloves that I got cheap from a friend. "Now, just look nt the Hat. That last hat was the result of winning one election bet out of twenty-four. It cost you several hundred dollars. You waste time and money collecting looks that you nevev read. You stlnl the table to buy the finest brand of cigars and you buy gloves by tho wholesale when you would be far more sensible to go without any until yoi can afford them. Either that dog stays or goes under my arm to my old home. Now, what do you say?" "What is there to say, dear? But : would like to compromise on having the dog's teeth pulled." ANtJ COMMElsTt 5fJ CU8» feEfrlt EVENTS. Current ItnppcnliiKa In ttito Roped Afcnil —A Shortstop mlllctdiftt fciirtsM— STisW *0*k*s itnfftfe Shot* — tJi»*-nlo aAtt lirooklyh >Jc*t Vcnf-. GENSHA1, SPOftTWft ME Cofbett-Shar- key - FiUslmtnohS pot-pourri is slm- irter Ing father low at the iifesent writ* ing. The gentle- weh ore nil alive in different Darts of the country, however, ahtt they wilt effervesce again presently. What eome attribute to be the matter is found in the political situation, in which the general volume of vocal detonation has seemed for the nonce to make oratorical runts of our regular old stand-bys. Soon the heavyweight chiefs will come out of their little dl- emma smiling. About, the last heard incut the matter under consideration, I believe, is the idea of San Franciscans to bring Sharkey and Fitz together for ten rounds, on the grounds that the Uorbett-Sharkey affair is off. This, of course, will be strenuously objected to by Corbett, and not without some reason, providing he was honest in his efforts to meet Fitz the last time they talked in New York, an he certainly was befpre the Kangaroo went to England. A little phase of the matter worth considering, perhaps, is the constantly growing wrath of Tom Sharkey. He says Corbott has been trying to make a. sucker of him— a most heinous offense in the lexicon of the sporty — while Fltzslmmons, not satisfied with berating him, has spoken Insulting words about his father. For that crack Tom has promised to whip Fitz on sight; ho will also pull Corbett's nose, unless th'e latter speedily comes to an understanding for another match with him. If Sharkey la "froze" out of the three-cornered wrangle it is said that his manager, Lynch, will take him to Johannesburg, South Africa. ifae nofsete&h's Mecca %eek. 1 used w atteM ihfe sluetfH ref * tilafi?, hfid shall never forgel tfce e*« hibttitffis eid Matabrifto King gave dti the tfthfeark. A coirimlsstert 6f French* men bft a totlr of inspection of dtir borees many years ago styled king "ttie handsbitiest hofse lit the world," rthtl the title lifts sttibk tb him evef since. U« was a grand horse when in his prime, but age has swayed Ms back considerably. Few sires there ttro like the gallafct old chestnut, He has sired everything from a 2:0f pacer and a 2:08 .trotter to prtee-wihning coacll heroes, for the ttamllhs several times have taken away money with his get in the hackney classes at the garden. Thh cable brings tho result, of the series of races between Fred E\ Bacon, England's champion runner, and Tommy Conneff, the pride of old Ireland and America's cx-anmteur champion, which took place nt Boltort. England. There was n, great crowd present, and Bacon was made the favorite In the betting. The distance Was one mile, nt which Connelf had previously been seen at his best, and at which distance he holds tho record: but ho was far from In good fettle, on this occasion and was beaten by thirty yards, with comparative ease, In the slow time of 4m. 85 3-58. The time la evidence that the winner did not have to exert himself, and is proof conclusive that his opponent was in poor condition. Tommy lias been very unfortunate in getting on tho match so soon after his arrival in Ireland. t'tf i-j^ 1 '^a&ElnX&dta£.^ j& fM ^teftTiX are obtflinaoie in goiu sllvef.' Mnstaehe eotiibs and brushes &*« risdanted in ftatnW cdlored fdid. Gate Purses iti gold ftfti silvlSf tot '• furnished v?ith chaia a«d tuftfe*.; i A gliding over silver, fctiSWn as fc»j gold, la a novelty f« »««« find raff; clasp's. ' • The present style bf dress demands for ita enrichment gettvaet ftftd gold FLASHES OF PUN. What j—"1 can do my beat l*or1t when it Is hot." dtihise—"Wiiat a'great futtiffe yb\t have before yolt!"- Judge—"What Is the charge this prisoner?" Policeman—"Ha a wheel, your honor," ,Tudge< make?"—Philadelphia North can. "Hello, gloves," said Jack to TOtntfllft and Sanimle. "Whatcher call ua gloves for?" r.sked Tommle. "Because yott aW a pair of kids," said Jack.—HarpM'H Bazar. linrnlo lit. Muniitto Brooklyn. William Barnle, a Brooklyn man, will manage tho Brooklyn base ball team In 1.897. This selection was made by T»'» tit S|75 I'm- J>miiu(. There is a brand of Chinese tea worth $175 a pound. It is the pieHings of the lirst tips of the blossoms. The great- cat cave must tie taken in th« picking, and nothing but the bright, gold- ctuhucd tip taken off the blossoms. All the picking of this grade is carefully clone by hand. The process of drying these tips is as delicate as the picking. The annual output is estimated at 12,000 pounds, valued at 12,100,000. Hut five pounds of this tea have over been Known to have reached the United States, excepting a few ppunde placed on exhibition at the World's Fair. BUILT HIS OWN CHURCH. A Clergyman Who Developed Into i Carpenter. On the slant of the unfinished roof with his toes on the beam, his knees or another, a hammer in his hand and a six-penny nail in his mouth, is an od situation in which to find a clergyman says the San Francisco Enquirer. Ye that is how I found the Rev. Henr; Victor Morgan, pastor of the Firs Christian church of Alameda. He wa wearing a carpenter's apron witih th pockets full of nails; his shirt sleeve were rolled up and liis coat was care fully folded across a sawbuck under tree. The roof he was clinging to i the roof of a church at the corner of San Jose and Park avenues, Alameda. It is a church to house his flock, and he is spending his vacation building it. An uncommon way of spending vacation—but it is the way of an uncommon man. "We 'had to have a church," ho explained with deprecating modesty, as he backed down the ladder to have a chat with me, "and as I am pretty handy with tools and fond of manual labor I thought it would do me just as much good to put in my vacation building a church as It would to go mountain climbing or something of that sort. When money is as scarce as it is now it is easier to labor than it is to raise the funds to pay the laborers. The ; members of the congregation are taking a lively interest in tho building, ftnd here are some of them working with me," and he pointed out Elder Bovyer in a pair of overalls and a populist straw hat hoisting boards to tho ridge of tho roof, and Brothers Brown and Thompson sawing and hammering away eagerly as boys with a brand new chest of tools, "We expect to havo it ready to hold services In early this fall. When the building is finished there will be no debt hanging over it. Everything is paid for as we go along, To be sure we had to raise the money to buy building materials as we needed them, but we have not bought a foot of lumber unless the money was in sight to pay for 1t, This building"—it is a large, airy redwood structure over flf- ty feet Jong and thirty wide—"will serve as a church until we can put up a better one, then it will bo moved to the back of the lot and used as a Sunday school room." An .Important The latest, and quite an important match in the international line, is that arranged between Eddy Connelly of this side and Tom Causer of England. It will not be for championship honors but it ought to be pretty nearly as good. CuUser is the English lightweight who challenged Kid Ijiivlgne (at 128 pounds) after the Kid had disposed of Dick Burge. Causer has been spoken of as a good man and he will have to be to hold up his end with Connelly, The American is only about 20 years old, stands 5 feet 9 inches in height and boxes at 130 to 133 pounds. He was reaching up dangerously close to a try with any of them when Billy Ernst, who has been noticed above, set him back a peg in nine rounds, which happened last April. A Hhortxtop ICipiTl. Although Lauson Perkins, billiard Instructor of the Chicago Athletic Association, has not made a brilliant show- Ing In the present roomkeepers" tourney, It is somewhat remarkable' from the fact that he has not played in a match for ten years. The expert has had a varied experience, playing in all the principal cities of the United States, Perkins' entrance into the billiard world was novel. Ho had never played tho gentleman's game before 1868, in which year ho wont to California. An application to act as roomkeeper at tho Grand Hotel waa accepted upon the assurance that ho thoroughly understood the game. His work was evidently satisfactory, for he retained the-position (We years, their going to tho Occidental Hotel for a similar length 'of time. He loft California in 1870, tour- Ing the country for two years and winning up in Arizona, where he assisted in the administration of, law as a deputy 'sheriff 'for' some time. Coming east, Perkine "broke even" with Joe Meyers in two matches at Minneapolis. After a short time in Chicago the expert went to New York in 1884 and Wise) In Their UcitnriUtoii. he iibovo cliiss ot nciontlsts recognize, niul Imvo repeatedly borue testimony to tlio oulcincy ot HoHtetter'H Stoinnch Bitters us i» remedy niul preventive of fevor attd nguo, rlioimmUmu, wnut of vigor, liver rutttphiint. tnul Homo other nilmcntsi and m« (Inn condition-! of tho system. Experience iu«l obsorvntlon havotmight them Its vnltid. They but echo tho verdict long sihce pro- < nouncod by tho public and th<* press. Duly the benighted now nro ignorant of Atuerl- cii's tonic and Alterative. y| )0 _~,Toliii, will you gob Up tuid light tho lire? He— Maria, don't keep m aklng iucen« dliu'y speeches. Mrs. Wllislow's KoroliliarciUodihlii)!, »nflnii»llii!i(iim«,rc<]iii.<Miinilnm million, nllnyg pnln, euros wliuli'olli'. !!5c«ut»ulHittl«,- Mine. Adoltmi 1'attl duriug the courno other operatic career IIHB earned 85| 000,000. AVhen btltotiH or costive, oat n, (jascnrot randy cutliurtlc, cure guaranteed. lOci, 25t;. Queen Victoria frequently oxamlneH hor will. It IH ongrobKod in vellum, quarto slat, tmcl is beautifully bound. at nuctlon in (Jhillicotho, Mo., a few days ago at $15 ui>Iece, Isa const itutional disease and rcquiresaconsti- tutional remedy like Hood's Suraipuvilla. This) medicine puriucstho blood and euros catarrh. was Jier fatbei 1 , ixut tliero was Hi) M-'lw Truly Soine one has well said, that he truly loyee the church of Goc} is He who truly loves the Qoi\ 9!' the churpa. Church membership is a solemn pWiga,'- lion, and he who neglects the house of the Juovd does w at fearful risk. On tlie h^nd, J>e WIUQ becojnes. a JjofiR B^ had, »e,yey ^qyght Ixut atj,ea<J§ttv «WW t&G tt&ra c §§ 9i W gaav* #vy«5 y* vmtHft **w*n? ^l?| e |^^,SjI?P W iwh* «* a^^$rsit,Fr^ Ji^k J Wf^rjttSft & ito.^ Truiln )n Thousands of false diamonds are soJ4 yearly in London. People of all bvv them. A nobleman is in ate want of cash, and roust find it somehow. Ho will, perhaps, turn to his family diamonds. Possibly £10,000 could be raised o» them. He takes the jewelry off to the false diamond provider. has the real stones removed, has t'Uo false ones, put l», and, deposits the actual SOW* with some pne as a security for a loan. NO one i» a biMhe wiser. Hi8 \vife appears }n her •}u,st4be sasae^eavsuai, jf she her husband would b,e made bankrupt by his creditors the next wee}?.. The $\y\s> of introduced letters iste «£ PERKINS, began giving lessons. Another year spent in a tour, of the south, PerVlns yielded to the fascinations of Chicago In 1S90, and has been, in this city ever since. He is playing in the present tourney oe a representative of Bensinger's room. His stroke }s easy and entirely natural, and he has always played it the sjune as he does now. Local 0n,th,usijsts &rejn.u,ch pleased to see .tho old-timer again ty public, and think his nervousness wears qfftlte will a njuch hotter showing.—Times. WILLIAM BAUNIlii. President Byrne and Treasurer Abell and should be popular with both players and public. Barnie has had a long experience as a manager of ball players, combining as ho does a thorough knowledge 'of the game with a umgnet- 'Ism that makes him a popular man wltb every one ho meets. A (iooil TlililKV Boxing-club managers in New York are talking of getting up blacklists to protect themselves against certain irregularities and other things of the constantly growing bulk of glovemen. Along this line Jim" Kennedy of the Maspetli institution has been saying something regarding Peter Manor or his backers and certain New Yorkers have threatened to put Joe Walcott on the forbidden li&t for his semi-foul fighting tfnd the general aspect of cussedness he presents within the ropes, Boston Billy Smith, after fifteen rounds of mixture with Walcott, once remarked that the Barbadoes dwarf exhaled from his hide a knockout odor that would cause a man to jump tho ropes and'try to get out of the building to save his life. Remembrances of whiffs of Joe's jockey club are probably what alls the New York kickers, Tlirr Xittcii. Welcome, 2:10>4, has gone lame, 3. Malcolm Forbes paid ?5,OOQ, for Baron Rogers, 2:10%. James Dustin has returned to New England from Palo Alto, John Kelly will sever his connection with James Butler, Jan. 1, Gus Macey got a cheap horse hi Pick Hubbard, 2:12%, at ^.500. Gvover C., 2;25, brought ?900 at auction in Now York last week. ' King of Diamonds, 3-year-old record 2:09%, wears hopples and goggles. Ottiiiger may trot in the east next season. He is at 2:09%, but can trot still faster. Pat L. has entirely recovered from the lameness which troubled 'him earlier In the season. Anteeo, 2:10M>, has been returned to Penn Valley farm. It seems hard work to sell him straight, Marcus Daly presented Ed Tlpton with the racing qualities of China Silk, the great 2-year-old stake-winner, John Payne has commenced suit against his former employer, D, A. Sneli, owner of.Juue, 243%, for $5,000. There is a horse out on tho eastern h«lf-.miio tracks named Ordinary. It is no misnomer, judging from h.}s sum- 111,11 les, * Five of iho get pf Sphinx, entered the list one af-einoou recently at Sagjnaw- It |t«B boon u great year for this successful Mlchigew sire, jyjarston C., 8-year-old recovd,8s!0H, brought but ?7QO «i auction over east last week. He is by PiedinonV dum Maiden, 2:23, by Dick, 3:1?%, and Nutshell, 8:16, re cently trotted a injla at Flee'twwl They go the \Y&y of th,o wext njantU, in New Kentucky farnjev fpi< Sarsaparilla Isi tlio best—in fact tho OnoTruo Blood Pnrlflor. H ood' s Pi 11 s ensy ! °' « y ' ? U8 . y » to ioko > jiuuu a A uto oasyinoffoot, 880. HALL'S Vegetable Sicilian HAIR RENEWER Will r'estoro giay hair to its-youthful color and beauty—will thicken the growth of the hjir—will prevent baldness, cure dandruff, and all scalp diseases. A fine dressing. The best hair restorer made. B. F. Hull & Co., Props,, Nashua, N. H.' Sold by all Druggists, GREAT WESTERN Vtss T}« tu« Mwl« lint

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