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Alden Times (Newspaper) - March 28, 1890, Alden, Iowa (Tile Albeit VOL,I MF, XIII. ALDEN IOWA, FRIDAY, MAIO II 28, KWR. NUMBER SIRESS DIRECTORY IA SUBTERRANEAN FLOW CHURCHES. WNORtOATIOSAI,. HT lu ll '"•taal ti a . li» k s. m Nui,.ta, t*sl.»l ti aar'i Hslbatll vet! I DC, I i#v J "ti. Millar ti I* , p*at.,r OCHMAN M. F. rnritrn fervlo** *f, rr Rda*1*t at lo so '.elf*. k a m I'r-o, bum rwtf MM mMlf. Bun ta, latino! at 9 a iii arrry " n, *f Fra,*, ui«*«titig atarjr Thuradav avail lag a* I a clock. OCHMAN MTW TH AN CHI-BCH Saralraa JT**t Sabbath at I < At o'clock a. in. Bual*, •(bool Unmadtataly artar morning aarrlont It. 8. CHURCtf R-r. I W Forsyth, Pal tor ■wtlrri artrr Bnn-ls, ai 11 <<rl«sfc a in an,I att ® p rn Ciao moat Ina at I I «>. I <* k a in •VSTY Halibalb Fravsr mastitis arar, Tuaadar a*4 Tboralar araaioc* SOCIETIES. CADIAMT DOK, Ko WTI. A F, A A M , Jill moat in rafiilar (amin tiniesti ,n tm tho Erl• Cav a ran I na on ol bafaro I hr mil int*, at Sa •emir IU ii Aition. lots Visiting brothrrn ars mortally I OTI tort to *tt#n<l 8 L I’torcf SN NI H W i relist. Hsrrstsff ALDRV I .I nit A HY AND IIKaDINO ROOM in ntf!Uv)Qd Hniitling Opm ttnfT dir Mid ar "Tun*, Nm*!*) ai. anta.! > oar iv aul<4orta> •too*. ije*ou Mo. V C IVrr, Prsrnlsut, Miss Lotus Taylor user*!*), ALDIN LOBUR No SM. I. O. O. V — Mo. ta aaary Wo4fla*U, av.inin,’ at Pilar* Hail Visiting brrU,ran ar« «* r<» aby innwd lust-Sand. R M, Jon**, n* ralary ALDEN I/ii MIK No ISS AOUW Moat* at Utl*r • Hall Ho*-uiar fur* til t* taoond and Ital Tar-* lav avenin,,* ..f . anti month All ▼taittna tnrtnlrar* aro normally invited to at-*aD<t E, A m**r*. M W , J TmbIIMM, Ila-•aru ar MImine LODODC. No CLI C P.-MaaHaflt Si Sh tit tetra tuaadar .-ranUm. al ail 9* CMMMI, M J. ItMt, A A V. I fwbv.X atle and A nip. NI lid Kl I OK I K It I ti A I 111N CtSNtll. IHI. A It* aal Ara* of Our t onntrr In ti hlrh an .Artlllrlal Walrr Supply Only < an Hamler igr Inuit urn Iteminiarattva Mil lion* (lf Dollar* Involve,! I Hi lirino by SS lib h Million* of ,A< ie* of Now I nill babu alvia I.and* May Ila Mandarad Urn -Caam*. HK subject of irrigation is uno that must. of He* •.•salts-, soon commis tbi more attention from the people of the I nittnl {States. Horace (Ireelcr s oft-qnotcd hi I - longer ani ap pr.-ciahle part of the I Ilion which r*‘-mains as distinctively new and un-settlod, Bat six Territories remain unadmitted as States ami these already contain no many people til,it thev are almost r.clv to “knock at the door.** I lie procecces of working over ami tilling up have began, ami will soon bring mpress!vole before the {.eople of the I'ii*tani Staten the fact that at leant ta O’ii fibs of th** total area of our great country, not including Alaska, will require an artificial water ntippiy to rmi- har Iveen mode as yet into the extent of these underground bodies of water. In the valley of the Arkansas Kivcr, particularly that part extending from I the HNlth meridian westward some .UMI ! mil •**, the snbterraneau flow is Iw.th * wulo aud deep, and is an average of I lint three feet below the surface of tho I low lamia ulong tho river. At Garden (’tty, Kau., wliieh i* on tho Arkansas Itiver, fifty miles west of the one hundredth meridian and sev | enty miles east from the west Uno of tho State, tho water-liearing 1ml of sand and gravel la Illy feet deep; and engineers, who has.' made a -tudy of the matter, And it probably over tiffs I miles wide. Though it i* not probable | that aneh depth ami width are, by aor I means, uniform, yet that ti great width ■ and depth are maintained throughout ; the JOO miles mention.,I, ha** been , demonstrated This renders the use monition to “go jot improved pumping machine' v cheap West" has been and effective, to a Ii od tad extent, for so wide Is heeded tho purpowe of raising water to the -nr-tliat there is no | face f«»r use in irrigation; bat. a system is available which will utilise the-e j snit subterranean stores of water, and tween the two nlstried lines tm the right is almwn tho strip of souMtry which will tm most hen aft tad bv the development cif tho vwt subterranean source* of water supply for irrigation, whish may )■*> tapped and utilized iii hundred* (*f places, n-st only in tho region (hits outlined, fait throughout tho entire territory in which irrigation is Malisl. The land* which will tkns bo furnished with irrigation arain very large pro|iortion smooth as to surface, possessing soil of great depth ami ex ccedingly rich, ami having* a flue cli mate. They are too far from tho mountains to secure a reliable supply of water from torrential sources, and. at the same tim.', they already contain many settlcra who have Itceti tempted. or £one mistakenly, beyond the bonn-danes of humid areas. Heme, the underflow will riot only furnish to many million acres of rich laud tho only sure means of irrigation, IVsit will turn the sorrow of main thousand toiling settlers into joy bv gmng ta their and homesteads the means of the highest d< gree of fertility aud a certainty of mrn-h greater sm-ceas in farming TMK MTT LH KOLK L I »lO K!»*•••- M t **lf. I (flow s int** fairy A us rfli’jr HOIrn fit Dr mfi.l'-f '.irk* sn) mlw-hlsf. TK* fair, la*** mr**!/. • Kl *■ * u How nurofrr i kii**w *ht* « * of k # a ri* f mf 11 rn( ny iiAri ii*war«' i*I. ti r%lr i MV w*” ii i kl I Simpson a coram, —— DRAPER* HA— - Grain, Lire Stock, COAL, ALDEN, •    -    IOWA. bar.,) which IS simple, cheap, aud permanent, than can lie Mom red br natural runfaib costing * *>m pa rat i vely Utile either to    -- —‘ -- estnldish or maintain it.    boing    the    ii rung Way* The quantity of I an* I which may Ive Es-fiovernor Andrew Shuman en placed under irrigation by this means, tered the smoking caroa a Chicago and ami which has no other certain souic«| Northwestern train the atli* r afternoon, of water supply, in the Arkansas says the Chicago Tribune, and took a valley, w ill la* more than 4.<MW> hid scat facing tow ard the engine. Th.*-eat acre*, in Kansas, aud an epial ana in almud of him si* turned over. Mr Colorado. These lands are too far from Hie mountains to In* sure of receiving ant applicable portion of the J. FT EXIT, ta—I mu r’srerras I Co awa alar al Raw. given to roliartioas Ottem BS SU) TW, A 4 n Ai AIU •rn    ai* (     5 P F FRISBIE. M ti. Phystelaa and Sargaoa. Offlt-a ovar Kvatiiig’i Hvrlwar* A Mad Id wa ora. T. J. RICK. BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER. dgriaI /br Vdumal Siram.llii /Aar amt tier-m*mm laavroan (Ii,, uf Freeport, ZU. I osa tell -teamsblp t < kris, sn I can tm eg four f rte Dd4 ag eau them Awat* oajjr to five info.-in.Uon. T J. HH K. Al Ian. la. J. A. BUTTON, ALDEN, IOWA loury FUc, Real Estate, — XSD — INKl RAM K Farm loans Dcgoiia'c I Ira* at low rates of itll*.*, A targ* lls* cf Improved lamia tor sale. AC4KNT. on ting cr ahon and unimproved J. F. BYERS, -ktiut iv Harness, Whips, Robes, Soddies, Fly Beta, Harness 0.1s and •General Bone Fornuluni Gccds. apodal Attention biven to licpdlring ALDEN.    -    IOWA Mailman was smoking a good cigar ami had un evening paper in his hand. As ho Rattled ba.-k an Iii-nma i, with a clay pip.* m his month, ent* rd the car. His breath was redolent with bail whisk\ aud r»*d eye tobacco, “tbvod avenin 1 ; Mistier Shuman.*’ •-aid the Iri-hman. a. he sat down on the seat opposite. “How ure you. Pat?”said Mr. .Shuman. “Noil•*• Iv, t’ank you." was tho reply. Pat had probably hoed the garden for (iovernor Shuman at sonic time, and he was presuming on old acjuaint-aiic*. He leaned over. blew a little bad breath and worse tobacco smoko hi Governor Mhaman'e fact . aud asked: “How's t ings in Ivanston. mr?" " \ cry nicely,' replied (ir,\ernor Shuman, trying to open the window to get a breath of flash air. Pat b ailed over again and allowed another whiff of ran e* o to ■ rn date around (iovernor Shuman's head .is ho saitl: "Hi am glad to I .-ar it. (or. Now, < b d like to ax '.on Hit (tole:-.or Shut!,.in wa. des rate. “Where are you going, Pat?" h© asked abruptly. “ I va rmton, aor," “Kvanaton I* ,* Him man. “Why. wrong stay. Can’t tow aril Chicago? the Inshniun c i.Iv. was the re claimed t.overnot you're going the . **u -ce you’re faced I urn the seat oxer.” tx.* a start, t ti rued arn lid anil looked toward tile engine, and then glanced out of the window. "lie Livens, x oil ta roight’" ba exclaimed. “<M iu faced the w rong w ay Thank you Mistier Shaman.” He tume.1 his seat over ain! Gos-,*r nor Shuman buried Lu lieu.I iii his paper ami enjoyed lim rest of the trip. In fact, he was seen to amil • unco or txv ice. NOTARY PUBLIC. Miration aul Insurance AGENT. der agriculture th. reoil munoiutive. On two aer. sum total r re mu st Im* im secure sticc. lid employ •    -    -    -    IOWA* Vann and Town Property VO* UU AMD un. BANK OF ALDEN, bes; birdsall a soh, Aldan, Hardin Countv, Iowa. fixe in th State*, th ri^atiou t< and all e< fillies. 'I lie arid and semi aril] constitute the txvo-flltl cover alout I,:ioo,ooh more than BtNLtMJO.OOO certaiuly re * out of .*very f the Culled ire or le*a iris in farming profitably at lands, which mentioned, [Dare miles, or acres. If this INGE BOUGHT and SOLO. ^CnUectiva* made a Specialty Boney am Heal I state. KERT HOLMES. -DEALER IM * lumber, Brick, C ement aud Lime. low A. mea could be thoroughly reclaimed by irrigation, it woald add more than bt, lh to, OOO possible honied of agriculturists j to the treasures of the resources of the I niud Staten; because, it is demonstrate! tiiat, on thoroughly irrigated land, an average family may live well off less than twenty acres, the average yield from irrigated laud being four time. th** average product of DOO-irrigate. I. Hilt large areas, w hich are in- I eluded in the arni limits, consist of i mountainous country, oonaeqaantly j unsuitable bv nature tor agriculture. Notwithstanding this, it has been estimated that, w hen all available sources of « titer supply for irrigation are utilized, there will only In? water enc ugh to irrigate alout one-fourth of the land needing irrigation. Tins estimate included only the surface waters, how ever. from melting silos tams. and j large uuniber of other at reams, aa the surface waters emanating from that source, becaa   much go**! land. winch must have irrigation, Ii*-* nearer to that source of supply. There is no appreciable surplus of local storm waters falling u|sm these lower lands because. OO thew plains, five-sixths of all the unniial precipitation falls tx>-t sr eon April I and September I, anti is absorbed by the aoli. This, however, gives so nearly a sufficient rainfall, through the growing ^.*asou, that but lit tit* additional moisture in the way of irrigation is needed; lienee the water supplied for irrigation will terre a relatively large area of land. Tho lands reclaimed in this a ay, therefor, w ill not only Is* so much net gain of irrigable urea bul the water obtained will irrigate and r**claiw a relatively large amount of land. This immense underground water supply, while probably derived, in tho mum, from the percolation of the Ar kansas Hirer aud its tributaries, is probably largely supplemented by underground currents from distant sources north sn.l west. While these remarks apply particularly to the Arkansas Valley, which the w rifer has made a special study for some vear., vet sufficient ta knowu of a natural springs, aided by artesian i wells aud pumping machinery. Hut there is another source of w ater supply, hitherto unnoted, which is destined to become a factor of moat wonderful uuiNtrtance in the problem of the reclamation of the arid land* It t* the underriow I’hiia ta the broad ami deep subterranean volume of water which slowly (tow* through the sand aud gravel underlying most, ll uot all, the stream* winch traverse the plaiu* adjacent to the HoekV Mon main *yateui, these platUi vxmatituuug the gloater portion of tho laud which will - aq ut re huge HOU. lh cee mdeig urn ud atteal***, which, extended investigation shows, fioW .(caddy, though slowly through their sandy medium, ace probably much glue let in solum* than the atveen** Upon the •ut face, aud there are tudtve I>ou. that they are alee much more nu rn-mom*, aud there ta Ut de queeUou that they ase, ti* huge ccawute, Ataituct bom surface Uiwuu rn the JUiectlo** ut shen dc* Hut little investigation Platte, Canadian, Missouri, etc., with their tributaries, to convince the w*ri-tei that the area of laud winch will ultimately Ih< reclaimed by irrigation w ill at least double the amount at present estimated as reclaimable The great value of this method of securing a water supply be* rn this That the water caught and held back rn the mountain* by mean* ut storage reservoirs, lake* aud forests, aud auread out over the laud* neat eat to tho»e source* of supply will speedily dud it.* Way. ut large measure, lute the auderdow, aud eau thus be used again aud again in its progress down the long slope* which ii must traverse un tu way toward the sow. That part which doe* uot thus sink again and again into the uuder strata, will rue iuto the air by e» apetalies* to be again dc|Maiied either upon mouutaoi mr cia*u in the turn* ai ram, snow os dew None ai that pari a huh Ut evaporated eon be bai Lh* accompany tug map ahunt* th* gutturally accepted beuudarm* ai what ut known a* 'Ut arid .agron,” and bv A Spirited Nuiter. Maav anecdotes are related alsont the droll sayings of the late donas Hill of I arette. Ile had a peculiar war of mj i aking, which those who heard him will never forget, but his pronunciation can hardly Ins represented in print. He was at one time a suitor for tho hand of a young lady sr bose parents did not favor him. Her father .lid not think that the social standing of donas was such as to render him a fit match for Im daughter, hut he told the young mail that if ho would bring him high-toned references he won hi eondder his elaini Jones said uot lung, but felt ui-dig mint, aud resolved to have his revenge. So he procured tho l<est of recommendations as to has character and standing in society. The old man examined the credentials and wax .satis ti.si “All right,” said he, “vow are welcome; walk into my parlor, and your horse shall lie stabled and fed." Not by any means,* replied Jones, “my ith> horse is neither Hungry nor (tin drv, and I ahull never t tin darken your thi doors any more. Good-dav, sir * And putting the w ljp to hi* horse he drove out of the dooryard, leaving the old gentleman glaring after him,dumfounded. Lew isio$t Journal. Where bemas Didn’t Work. He w as just a plain tramp, unadulterated with soap, and he carried over ilia shoulder a wixwlen snow shovel several sizes too big for hint, He polled the WH in a business like way aud when she opened the door W said . “Are you a Christian?” “Le es" (in surpriset. “ Aud do you Wiieve that honest, earnest endeavor should Im# rew unled ?” " V e e* * “ Heretofore Cvo had a large aud lucra rive practu'e in my proX»sn*>n, but this year the eleuieutn are agal oat Ole I know there's no snow on the premises but its going to ram this afternoon, ami rain hard. Now I U come tack aud shovel the ram off vuur sidewalk (or a quarter if you'U give me ten cont* ax) Varna luonwy la it a go T* ‘'Yes, ifs a gvK* aho said, a* ah* alarumed th* door in his frne. “ Aud they say that gentua aud tact in ex«ry time," he sighed, as he shul- ; tied down th* stoop. kiwis t heard that von wstv going lo sit tot th* lecture Held Mamie lh* j ut ce I I arn eugagml to be manual Miuuiu Wail lau*a it ul sh* anet, l*r«tw«*iir<* #f Mind t#t j* \ onng*t«*r. A l-ix living near Naas att City war* ait flrw-hlintit tf a few muLt < ago, wher tie pla ited his foot • *n -emething soft md sllpl>erv, md at rn*»> awoke the warning notes of a rattlesnake. Hr the fl wk en rig g.'are of his torch he saw that h** had tunl tifion ting reptile, but, fortunately, had planted his foot on its neck, just bark of the head, and. though it folded its atimy coils around lits ankle and struck out with its fangs with lightning-like rapidity, it was un-able to turn its heat! to do mischief. I In* lad hat! prwacticc of laind enough to keep his foot firmly planted n|wn its neck, while with the ax in his hand ho severed the head from the liodv.-— Femamlimi .Vcuw. WUU* * I'oioii, ft wan lonely out th**r0 in that far Western home, and when little Willits came it was a great joy to his mother; now sh,, would have something living to talk tm, while papa was out in tho distant fields aud woods, for thev had taken tip a Urge track of land and their j nmrwit neighbor wi* ten miles iviv. | And, though tiler were prospering, it was terribly lonesome. Sometime* Willie s mother would shot her eyes ' aa she sat in the wintry silence, and fancy that she heard tho creaking of the wikxI sled on the hard snow of the lane that led to her father * farmhouse ! in distant Massachusetts. She heard the snap of th** whip. ami her father stamping the at: <w off his biota in th*' back porch; then there would lie a rush of feet and a ch*oui of voices from the warm aitti- g r t i. and Lolita and I ar! > would un in tho .nad webs mo I aud then -he Won! i *;t up aud ojH"i her cv* and . * ihni>* s! i*l a few tears, |h».r little woman. Hut that was before \\ .Un* came witll ti; > w inn -pring sunshine. Willie was a little rom forter. He ch ickled nil sucked his fat fists, .md twirled h a feet, in their odd little woolen Imot*. sigorotisly bv Christmas; arid wa- | Uten ady for the trunkful ■ f (flinty ilress**a and aprons that grandma -.'i t, at tout s, aion. And xx lien spring came again he could toddle along by the eh...r* or h-nce. and shout deli an co at th. chickens aud the cat. So he grew .iud grew. a- the fairy tales nay, iud he wa* as g*a»l as gold. Papa used to tell him alinit all the other little children this was when he had got to b.* three years old w ho lived in various pa.-ts of the world for at first (lo* Why thought that there was only one U.v in tin* world, and that boy u is himself He wa* juite a lively fellow He would run out to the baru to meet hi** father urn! ride, perhaps, to one of the near field- on one <A the horses’ backs, but he generally stayed with his mother, Sh.* used to work in her garden a good deal, planting seeds, after th.* ground had been made ready for lier. And Willis loved to do just aa she did. “Mu rn in a, ho said one day, “I w«xnt to plant .some torn for .the poor'ittie ls»y* in the big city, so’- they can luxve 'nough to » at, Pax. . “We'll ask papi, Willie darling, to give you a sunny place for a corn pats*h,” said his mother. When papa came home to dinner he dug a patch a few yards square in a sunny part, arni fenced it with atones; aud here Willie pbuibsl some seed rom, aud watered and tended it till it was twice as tall a* he was himself. Hut, alas' when it was full in the ear, little W i'die said one day to h;*i mother : ‘'Mamma, my throat all .sore, Tau t swallow * Hhe Jii I all she could for him, while In* fait, ■ rode o f for th.#-doctor, and. all night the thr*o watchej anil worked over brim; but in the caaming, w m n. tho : i*l sun roo* iuto floe amber aly, ami the soft breeze tossed the tasaeLa of til.- com ba.k and forth, little WOlm lav white and still. 'Th oy buried the |>oac baby in a air nee of the garden, far there wa* no graveyard 'lear ; ami then they thought bow Oley could do what be asked, "Mend my torn to the ja*>r 'ittlo bora, papa.” Ll won almost his last tlnought. H*)W rould thev do it ? At la^i his father thought of a plan. Ile in. sauted the ecru aud put the money for it it was very little into Willies little money box; and then he took the corn, carefully dried it for seed. aud put it away. labeled, "\S lilies nota." I he malt se ase u k*> plaultsl it, put the price of it* prxKtuc* away also, and planted that for owed ueii sea*ou; and so he did each s««u;, until “Willies Hatch,” a* the called it, was a field of a hundred aud eightv acies, the produce of which supported a how* fur poor lit ti** bors is one of our crowded .utlea Aud tLe how* was called “Withe’* Hatch ” toe id WA Al ' rn vn, m I utter ti Usa j W ins® a, 111., foal, W arrau ted fie Vm (>at. Fuel. PETER TAYLOR, DRilJtlt TX- Live Stock, GRAIN, Seeds & Coal. ALDEN, IOWA. WILLIAM KEATING. leary and M lardware, Pocket iflt Tikle Crt»n, Tinware & Woodenware, ta* l*r?**t a** flnsst (Vs** of 3001 I HEATING STOVES I BARGES la ‘Es market. TEHIMS CA.au. SVIU.I A St KLATIKO, Ail**, loss*. CHICAGO, IOWA AND DAKOTA n-A.rt.wgk'r. SI/lest, Quickest aid On!? Direct Lim: BETWEEN ALDEN. IOWA I ALLS, ELDORA, AND CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AND ALL EASTERN POINTS. Passengers Can Save FROM 2 BOORS TO 5 BET WEAN CHICA60 ii0 POINTS ON THIS UK BT TAKING IRIS .SHORT ROUTE. CONNECTIONS AT * El trt>Kt Jl'NfiTION with the Chicog!? a:ul Northwest.va l{v:'(r for Tim* < itw Odor Rapids, Clinton, Chicago Milsoakrr, I>< * si,un. - Council B'uSa M !^aul. Minn wpolis sa I all pom'* ic 1‘ tirta. Nilbradta. K .n-n md the M .**t. hLDOK.A »jI1i the CntrsJ Iowa Railway for jHiiuti Nortli aud Mouth IOW A FALLS with *h* ll C R A X ani liiiu.ii* (central Ha;! Tty- for ll lier • s Dubuque. Fort I.Nidge and MiottJ x. ny For alt uf.>ration itxiut Freight ai Fa*Mnger States, appls t,» our local az>-ati ir iddiTsn .he (Jenera! Freight aud Fas »engcr Aryai al Eidola. low* JOHN POJtTKN, I Momo^er 8. PORTER, U. g. ama J*. Ac THE LATEST! ENC/OR8EO ANO USKO BY TNK U. 8. GOVERNMENT. Yeti fpfi IME BEST la Mw Mortal by Baying (to ANO BMaitks* Said Blow. 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