The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1897 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 17, 1897
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THE UPPBB DE8 MCTKT^ come in the same way in which dreams Pot a little while \ sat in sinister look crossed | come. and suave. "1 am sorry j combat with and dispel his remarkable frr. Brand,' he delusions. Before I had arrived at cenlfle ideas of a Man half 6ut 6? sensed with lov£ and gfiefV 1 all mit resolved, even at the risk of forfeiting I Carriatbn's friendship, to put the whole matter in the hands of the P9llc6, tiniest in tho course of a day or two we : heard from the girl herself, Of Carris' »n suggested*some better plan. Curiously enough, although refusing lo be guided by mr, he made hd suggestion on liia own account. He was BASE BAM, GOSSff, rtfflef fr'ooi '"kj'jjj Better than you 1 any decision I was called away to see ; 1 ftliu __^i i.^.*A «rttreii* "bit as have never heeame expected a patient, i was but a short time ett gaged. Then I returned to Carriston, Intending to cohtihue my inciulries. Upon rerentering the room I found Sitting as 1 had left him—directly ' Hark on me. nim slUJn g as i naa left him—curectiy efouS Wtac tettcle a he had some opposite to the door. His face was " P ft-aniser"! said. ' turned fully toward me, and I trem-' * asofl l rnrriston looked at me with bled as t caught sight of it. He was 1,1 ves of which his cousin had leaning forward; his hands on the If the boy has succeeded in table-cloth, his whole frame rigid, his u to any of;his delusions i e yes staring in one direction, yet, I say that doctors are more knew, capable of seeing nothing that I I fancied. But the could see. He seemed even oblivious worth arguing. You to sound, for I entered the room and , so I must do with- closed tho door behind me without ** " — A " ' causing him to change look or position. The moment I saw the man I knew that ho had been overtaken by what he called his strange fit. My first impulse—a natural one—- racked by fear and suspense, yet his only idea of solving his difficulties seemed to be that of waiting. He did nothing. Ho simply waited^ as if he expected that chance would bring what he should have been searching for high and low, . Some days passed before 1 Could get a tardy consent that aid should be sought, teven then he would not go to the proper quarter; but he allowed me to summon to our councils a man OM llftii tlte li»t* <Jh*tt*» fe— tr»» » Jfrfeedmait hn Sttnrfrty «»tneo— Wcttrtlt «toln afojtt* ftAB- ofift S?=* HARUBS /f bourne, *he once fan moue pitcher, died ?| of paresis the other \\^fc day at Bloowlag- at — - agd"he accTdftttftily rwettect ft wound, ffom which he Mfaf *-' ctvefed. ttt his day ttadbottMi of the Most noted pitcnefs la the feesional ranks. He had all the n sary -^uallfications to e*celj ™™£ wonderful command of thS ball, com* bined with the requisite cutves *&a speed, and few fiaefa could wefk tae change of ftade with the skill that n6 did, He leaves a widow afld one son. SfclftO Oil ««-!-«- 79 . • Manager selee, of the Boston Club, said, in recently e*j>fessing his views , oil the umpire Question; The fa6t IS, ton, 111. Radbourn tne ^foyers elae tip an umpire auickiy, was born Dec. 9, aat i j tnow with whom they can take 1858, at -Rochester* liberties. If they see that an ttUDife iU N. Y,, but migrated j ajt ln hlB effortsto maintain discipline HKo Bloomington at | o^thcfbali ieid, they take advantage an early age. nrst attracted ,d thaft ..-morning, Dr, Brand room as gracefully as he ''TnredU I remained In a state e " f d j was curious that Ralph fit turned out to be the man T \ 1 met in the train; but the was to arouse him; but second thoughts * h ° m offered by the coincidence was to convict him of the crime " ire his cousin mad stratagem as the Idling of Madeline Rowan^ Be- K even In wishing to prove Charles |8ldMl mad, he had much to say on Supposing'him to toe-innocent .,»* abducted Madeline, Cards- violent behavior on the preceding have seemed very much In splte.of the aversion ,.„„«-. Ralph Carriston inspired \ scarcely knew which side to be- liiisi'Sid' lot Iton'B told me that this was an opportunity for studying bis disease which should not be lost—I felt that I could call it by no other name than disease—so I proceeded to make a systematic examination of hie symptoms. I leaned across the table, and, with my'toco about a foot:,from /hte, looked straight into hie eyes. no sign of recognition- They betrayed -no knowledge of my presence. I am asliamed to say I.could not dlveat myself of the impression that they were looking through me. The pupils were greatly still slept; so. when I went ont'on my afternoon rounds I left a Its begging him to'remain in the S so until my return. Then I found £ UP, dressed, and looking much Ire like himself. When I entered inner was on the table, so not until hat meal was over could we talk unrestrainedly upon the subject which was uppermost in both our minds. As soon as we were alone'I turned loward my guest. "And now," rsald, « we must settle what to do. There r ,eeniB to me to be but one course open, you have plenty of money, so your lint plan Is to engage skilled police assistance. Young ladles can't be spirited. .away like this without leaving ». trscfi" * To my surprise Carriston flatly ob..i..i i« t.\,ta si'nuran "No." ho said, "i dilated. The lids-were wide apart. I lighted a taper and held it before them, but could see 110 expansion of the iris. It was a case, I confess, entirely beyond my comprehension. I had no experience which might serve an a guide as to what was the beat course to adopt. All I could do was to stand and watch carefully for any change. Save for his regular breathing and a sort of convulsive twitching o£ his fingers, Carriatoii might have been n corpse or a statue. His face could scarcely grow paler than it had been before the attack. Altogether, It was an uncomfortable sight, a creepy sight —this motionless man, utterly regardless of all that went on around him, and seeing, or giving one the ide- that he saw, something far away. I _ ^hed as I looked at tho strange spectacle, man, or one' of his men, came at our call and heard what was wanted of him. Carriston reluctantly gave him one of Madeline's photpgraphs. He also told him that only by watching and spying on Ralph Carrlston's every action could ho hope to obtain the clew. I did not much like the course adopted, nor did I like the look of the man to whom the inquiry was intrusted; but at any rate something was being done. A weelc parsed without news from our agent. Carriston, In truth, did not socm to expect any. I believe he only employed tho man in deference to my wishes. He moved about the house in a disconsolate fashion. I had not told him of my interview with his cousin, but had cautioned him on the rare oc-. casiona upon which he went 'out of doors to avoid speaking to strangers, and my servants had Instructions to prevent anyone coming in and taking my guest by surprise. For I had during those days opened a confidential inquiry on my own account. I wanted to learu something about this Mr. Ralph Carriston. So I asked a man who knew everybody to find out all about him. He Of his weakness and make his life a Jllo , „ the burden, but if they discovtfvthat the nttent'on of the professional managers ump i r6 18 Caster of the field to all that while he was playing with the Bloom- the ttfm lttpll fc, they take that fact ington team in 1887. He was engaged , flto consideration at ottce and t forthe professional club at Pcorla, 111, twlce be fore they offend. Mow i the season of 18?8, when he alter- and backbone all along the Une^of pitcher and right fielder. The pires ls wnat is nee ded rather than any Pebrias were credited with some note- fadlcal dhailge i tt the rules, whichnow W0 ?thy victories that season, Chiding glve ttn ^ ample author!* to Motner-weii, Bobby, and did you beh&ve at th« pftW •> BoSby-Oh, Mum*. l.f»d£t at all. I was quite good!- »"* Uto- one over the then champion Bostons by a score o£ 3 to 1. Radbourn filled the same position in 1879, when the Dubuque Club, which won the champ on- ship of the Northwestern League that year. Radbourn stood second in the batting averages with both the Peoria Reds and the Dubvmues. mke the game run along smoothly; He reported that Ralph Carriston was » -i Q D ft He commenced the season of 1880 with the Buffalo Club, of the.National League, but after participating In six championship contests he .Injured his arm, and in'consequence thereof asked for and wa P granted his release by that organization. In iSSl he accepted an engagement with the Providence Club, of the .mine league, alternating with John M. Ward at right field and in the pitcher's position. Radbourn s delivery greatly aided the Providence nine in winning games on more than one occasion during his five years stay with that club. This was especially so during the season of 1884, when he ruw «*«w- ••— ^^ M Hoods Sarsaparilla One Truo Blood Puri: Hood's Pills Jcctod to this course. "No," ho said, shall not go to the police. The man :»ho took her away has placed her ifhere.uo police can find her. I must flnf her myself." : "Find her yourself! Why, it may be months-years—before you do that! Good heavens, Carriston! She may be murdered, or even worse ' "I shall know If any further evil happens to her—then I shall kill Ralph Carriston." "But yetu tell me you have no clew whatever to trace her by. Do talk plainly. Tell me all or nothing." Carriston smiled, very faintly. "No clew that you, at any rate, will believe in," he said. "But I know this much, she'is a prisoner somewhere. She is unhappy; but not, as yet, ill-treated. Heavens! Do you think if I did not imow this I should keep my senses for an hour?" "How can you possibly know it?" "By that gift—that extra sense or whatever it is—which you deride. I knew It would come to me some day, hut I little thought how I should welcome it. I know that in some way I shall find her by it. I tell you I have already seen-her three times. I may 6W her again at any moment when the fit cflmes me." x. LL this fantastic nonsense was spoken so simply and with such an air of conviction that once more my suspicions as to the state of his mind were aroused. In spite of the brave answers which I had given Mr, i, Carrlston I fejt that common e-was undeniably on his side. Jfll n\e what ypu mean' by your ['••rt«mgo fit,'. 1 1 said, r,e&QiyQd,!lo find oi\.t " i .nature of Carrlston's fancies or "Is it a kind of trance and foresaw what tho end must surely be. But although I longed for him to awake, I determined on this occasion to let the trance, or fit, run its'full course, that I might notice in what manner and-how-soon consciousness returned. I must have waited and watched some ten minutes—minutes which seemed to mo interminable. At last I saw the lips quiver, the lids flicker once or twice, and eventually close wearily over the eyes. The unnatural tension of every muscle seemed to relax, and, sighing deeply, and apparently quite exhausted, Carriston sank back into his chair with beads of perspiration forming on his white brow. The fit was over. In a moment I was at his side and .forcing a glass of wine down his throat. He looked up at me and spoke. His voice was faint, but his words were quite collected. "I have seen her again," he said. "She is well; but so unhappy. I saw her kneel down and pray. She stretched her beautiful arms out to me. And yet I know not where to look for her—my poor love! my poor love!" a man well known about London. He was married and had a house In Dor- setshire; ibut the greater part of his time was spent in town. Once he was supposed to be well off; but now it was the general opinion that every acre he owned was mortgaged, and that he was much pressed for money. "But," my informant said, "there is but one life between him and the reversion to largo estates, and tiiat life is a poor one. I believe even now there is a talk about, the man who stands in his way being mad. If so, Ralph Carriston will get the management of everything." After this news I felt it more than over needful to keep a watchful eye on my friend. So far as I knew there had been no recurrence of the trance, and I began to hope that proper treatment would effect a complete cure, when, to my great alarm and annoyance, Carriston, -whilst sitting with me, suddenly and without warning fell into the same strange state of body and mind as previously described. , This time he was sitting in a.uother part of the room. After watching him for a minute or two, and just as I was making up my mind to arouse him and scold him. thoroughly for Ills folly, he sprung to his feet, and shouting, "Let her go! Loose her, I say!" rushed violently across the room—so violently, that I \-iuiAAib *•*»»-» *jv*»-.-v— — - pitched the Providence Club into the National League championship. In 1881, his first season with the Providence Club, he participated in seventy championship games, in thirty seven of which he filled the pitcher's position, and had the best general average of the twenty-nine different players who occupied that position during the National League championship season, j Radbourn was credited that season with holding several teams down to only one safe hit during a Cull nine inning game. In 1882 he participated in eighty-three championship contests with the Providence team, in fifty-four of which he filled the pitcher's posltipn. On Aug. 17, ."'.882, at Providence, the Providence and Detroit teams con- tendpci for eighteen Innings before a result was reached, the former, then 1 to 0; Radbourn, who was had barely time to interpose aud prevent him from coming into contact with the opposite wall. (TO BE CONTIXUBU.) I waited until I thought he had sufficiently recovered-from his exhaustion to talk without injurious consequences. "Carriston," I said, "let mo ask you one-question: Are ; th,e?e trance* or vi-. sions voluntary, or not?" • He reflected for a few moments. I can't quite tell you," ho said; "or, rather 'I would put it in this way. I. do not think I can exercise my power at will; but 1 can feel when the fi is coming on me, and, I believe, can, if I chobse stop myself from yielding to it." "Very well. Now me you will fight much as you can seemed loath to give any in- on the subject, but I pressed answer. "Yes," he gala at last. "It uuipt pe a H!n4 Qf trance, An indescribable feeling copies over mo. 1 know that my W ave fixed on some object—presently that object vanishes, and I see Made- do you see her?" seems to stand in a blurred of light as cast by a magic lan- That is the gnly way that i can it. But her figure is clear a bp close to me, The 041 which B)UJ stands I can BO' 'r ou which B'ho sita, the tft her -hapd, anything see, but no wore. I her talking. Oace 8ho was but tjjat sonjo , if she touched I could s.oe Cavriston's case qne "of (jveivwrougUt or listen. Promise these seizures If you don't you be raving mad in a month. " said Carriston I can't promise that, See her at times I must, or But I promise to yield as B oS a^'may be. I know, as well as S*do, Sat tho very exhaustion .1 now. eel must bo injurious to anyone. IirtrutU, he looked utterly worn out, Very much dissatisfied with his concession the best I could get from him, I sTat him to bed, knowing that natural I sent mm .. -^ ^ woujfl do wore olso toward restoring A Judge of Ribbons. In -one of the large department stores up town is a pale-faced, red-headed child with a pair of heavy spectacles that Impart a solemn look to her delicate face. She stands all day in from of a counter hung with gayly colored ribbons, and it is her.particular duty to take ribbons,out froni the eleqtrlc light of the shop to the street door and decide there whether or not they are exactly the shade. The shop girls have learned that her judgment is to bo rolled upon, and it was tho accidental discovery of her exactness lit estimating colors that gained for her the novel place she occupies at present, All day she is kept running backward aud forward between the ribbons and the door deciding whether ribbon is cream or white and the complicated questions as to. tints aud shades. She is an important personage in her way, considerably Wore exalted in -position than tho'young-cash girls of her-own Her duties ..are really importayt, ' aje yv lj.LU.ii/t3 J- «-»^ v i ~> , .. , • playing right field, led off in the last half of the eighteenth inning with a long drive which went through a hole in the left field fence, and scored the only ard winning run of that famous game. In 1883 Radboprn participated in eighty-nine championship contests, in seventy-two'of which he occupied the pitcher'n position, and he was credited with doing some remarkable pitching that season. Probably his most noteworthy performance was the shutting out without a run or a safe hit the then great Cleveland team. HlH OriiiiU'Ht; Aelil«veiuoutn. Undoubtedly his greatest achievement, and one which gained for him the most renown, was his continuous pitching that enabled Providence to win the National League championship in 1884. That year he participated in eiehty-nve championship games, in seventv-two of which Ho filled the plfcher's position. During the season of 1885, his last ouo with the Providence Club, he: occupied' th.e^P*t<*ej s nlsltion in forty-nine of the. sixty-live championship games he participated In. At the closetof that season the Provi- den<ie ,Glub,..dlftb^^ 1 - .amURadbp.urn and bailey" were transferred to the Bos- Club of the same league, while MANAGER SBLBB. and pleasantly. People go to see a game of baseball for the pleasure there is in it and for recreation, and not to see a lot of men wrangling and disputing among themselves and with the umpire. The position of umpire calls for a peculiar combination of qualities, and there are a limited number of men who possess them, hence ; it should be tho aim to obtain the best there are in the country. The fining system is not a farce, providing the player is himseli required to pay the fine. In the Boston team I remember of only one instance where a player was fined on the ball field by an umpire, and he wasn't required to pay the tine." irrccdinnn on Sumlny 'Giuiios. y President Andrew Freedman of tho New York Club, recently discussing, the Suuday ball,playing, said: "Play- • . ^Tcea«ai»av*vA\w*wM»M*iw^^w««-."-•—---^ ^^ i *3 SHOE " T For H years this shoe, t distanced nil competitor*. "IP iVi)0 , by merit alone, « L.Dougla«,BroekU)U,Mus». - U Ing baseball on 'Sunday'is "a matter ton other members of the team were divided up between the Washington, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Kansas City Clubs. Ba<Jb,ouj<n remained with . . .'• '.;I;'Y,«i'4i +vi^' Mnaa nr rnfi o 4tj — .,.;;,« , , M the Boston teani 'until the; close of tne a healthy tone age and' oftt-oUi.e . daily sold over the counter every sale which depends on a question of matching Is decided by her.—NOW York Sun, XI. LTHQUGH Carriston stated that he came to me for aid, atid, it may be, protection, ho manifested the greatest reluctance in following any advice I offered him. The obstinacy of his refusal to obtain the assistance of the Ait I "Sadie is all right, but her father don't like one." "But you're not going to marry tue fa "Not exactly; yet ho controls thfl check book."— Philadelphia Nprtfc American, doss ' «mt It is said that birds are nearly as sensitive in their likes and dislikes OB Sorno people can never gain the WP of a caged bird. A bird has to learn by experience that it is safe with, ti human being before it will ye- spond to kind treatment. which is best regulated by local t~.nti- rnent. If the conditions arc such that Sunday ball may be played at St. Louis, Louisville,.Cincinnati, and other Western cities, where, I understand, it is looked upon as an innocent amusement, I, for one, am net opposed to it. The New York Club and tho other non- Sunday playing clubs are such as a matter of principle. It is a mistake to think that the New York Club could not play home games on Sunday if it so desired. We hove had offers for threo years past of grounds in New Jersey which would be just as accessible as the Polo Grounds, except for the river, vhere we could play Sunday games, but it has been the policy of my predecessors as well as myself to keep the game in this city up to its high standard, and in as good repute as possible, It may be all right to play Sunday ball In cities where it is customary, but not here, I think, No sport in the world receives such support from good people as baseball, and I think it would be detrimental to tho best interests ot the game to play on Sunday, when U would not be in accord with tho tone and sentiment of the community to do BO I do not set myself up as a censor of'anybody's morals, but I do think that any proceedings to bring about Sunday baseball in a community that does not look with favor on it, would be injurious to the welfare of the game, I-'recognise'the. fact that the New York Club would make more money by play- Ing Sunday games in tho West, but, as I said before, it is a matter of principle, and I think tlio best thing for tho game here." The Best Saddle Coat. p- gy, ^B pM —— SLICKE! epsbothrWerand saddle per-1 Ifectlydryin the hardest s'orrnsJ I Substitutes will disappoint Ask for I I J&J7 Fish Brand Pommel Slicker- S Itfs entirely new. If not for sale In I L..vour town, write for catalogue to • A. J. TciWER, Boston, Mass. ~J_ M -afloan FOR 14* CENTS, • Wo v,l»H to xain 100,000 pfliiaPt customers In W7 """I nontlj . t T.I.-O- nlmuniU Cucumuor llow Onion low cn «» 'lo Ut Beoa * wit now ouBtomo» s and kno* ci try Sftl/cr 1 !. i-ced, } ou'l) t ft „ JOHN A, »«,*KB 1 ' '•"-' r-'.-l i"" ' ' 'Iti ALABASTIj PERMANENT WAU COATINfe to renew, them, Sold PERMAIftNl "«!•»• vw "'" 1 Yrfl JTIO ejLB IlililfiSiSi CWAS. RAPBQURNE. season of J889. Purlng the foyr sen- sons he was connected with that club he participated in one hundred ana championship contests, Minnie— That Figg had tne imnudeiice to 'tell mo that 1 w»s he- in p»e hundred and sixty-one Q£ w£ich, be flllert the pitcher's position, When the Piajers' League was organised, in 18^0, a»4 o»° of * ta club? was locatea at Hostel Rftdbyu/' 1 ''' Joined it, pwticj" year in forty»tUree <*«»- lu 18?}. }je at U\e Sto* iinil the isy A. Abel!, of the Brooklyn Club, said' in a Decent interview; "I am of the opin.ioii that if Louisville came to the siiring mooting a»d stated that Der troit or some other likely town was ready to take the franchise and step into the circuit that nq very serious objection would, be raised. However, the major league would refuse to buy put Louisville or any other city, a«a I also think that Louisville is the o»ly town the major league \raul4 permit to ate- pose of its franchise. Detroit certainly has a good location for iv place QU tho major league circuit, «s it breaks the long -Jump between the ISast aucl West, i" undpr.8t»nti Detroit is making nioaey tin the Western League, and tj that is so then it would be the part of wisdom for VtW Perbeek to remain where he is A change of tho sort I have referred to is the only one possible dor the existing Arrangement, out J ftm aware that certain cities in the major league desire to reduce the uU'OttH to eight clubs, The instant they attempt Wt Boberoe they will precipitate a wftr that will practically ^ujft tl^e ganie- Eastern a»4 Western league are out 9l the BUCKINGHAM'S |a one preparation apply at home. or black, The " ,f.,...,..—- — CURE.

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