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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - May 30, 1890, Alden, Iowa                                 Clit Alden  VOLUME XIII.  ALDEN IOWA, FRIDAY, MAY HO, 1890.  NUMBER IO.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY HOW MKN MIST DRESS.  omnoMu  _OOKO»E(lATTONAL CRUNCH- brrMl wk M ii • sloe* a. m Hander Hob#** a* ll id Herricks eeeh fUM»alh ereolDf. lier J O KHIM ll. I* , |*w#rtr*r (I KUM AN M. R, rnrRCH tow!*... a Terr Nan.lay al IO JO ovine* e id Croe Inn* mm, other Rudder Rands* Ko bool et I e rn ererr Nunda* I‘re ret mer tin. erer, Thurtvlay attain* el 7 o'elook  OKUMAN LUTON It A It miHCI Kerrlrei •aer, Hehheth et lo JI o‘aloofe e rn. Hauler •drool immedieielr ofter morning errrlces  M R CHURCH Iter. J W Kor.rtb, Teetor. Nor* tree ever, Hauls) et ll ovine* e m and el* sip rn (’lees meeting et IO ovine* e rn. •rer» Hetobetb ('raver lueettng ererr Tues leg end Tbureler #»etiln*\  •OC IE TIE!.  RA Pl A VT I-TI DOR. No. WA, A IV A A M. will meet in regnler •oaunaatvalloa on the Ko-der -Teniag on or before the fell moon, et Me •now Hell. Alden, lore Visiting brethren irs eor-ltellT melted to adati. H L. Pierce Vt M.,  R W Croebet, fterreterr.  ALPEN MRH IRY AND RKADINO ROOM- I In Htrtimnd MuUJlng Open ererr der nH erenleg. Hander e*cet>ied Yearly suborlp tton*. A i rente, tits. r IC, lurry. I’reetdnnt, Mise I Attle Taylor. Her re terr  ALDEN I .ODOR No A VI. TOOK Meets ererr Wedee. I*, ermine et Pilar’* Hell Visiting trrethren ere cordially muted to el tend, A M. Jones, Him rotary.  ALOFS LODtlt;. No |r,t ACP W Meets et tiller s Hell negater meetings second end lest Tune der avaaiagD of r-a--h in-nth All stetting members .re c-ardtaily Inuted to et ten t JC. C. ‘  •order.  Pl RIOU f/tptlpf No ii, K of P Meetings the first en I third Tueeder errnlngs of ee« h rn aith la Utter s Heil Melting bauble aivers welcome M J I Chur, U. C. V. K. VuMur, h of ll end ti  lurers M W . J. Tutu<itie>n. Re  RKAHONn WHY THEME SHO! I ll bk a RAIMI Al KKrOKM.  Annie Jenness-Miller ( nnsldera and Passes I i*rst* lire Metier of Masculine Antre A nisei Coats, It ii tried Mhtrte, Knee* Mreerlieanil Silk rtoi kings Will Make the Ne* lleantllul. _  HH. ANNIE  •I • n • I* h #• Miller, who rn w i ti «* I y known ev**n to inuln rod flt'M mn tho A po Hilo OI corset lets reform for women, has turner! hor Attention to   41  And tho tin* orv of mAh* clothing, And she Inn  evolved out of lier inner MMrjonsnHs tin* two iiiummilint* cont unit"' which Arc illnrtiAted. Of twifsp, to (ha female mind, naturally enough, man in a thing of la-auty and a joy forever, and I Ii i*s is huts the femiuitie intrdleet aa aforesaid would artar hun iii his glory. Considering tins siibjeet from her own entliu-siust ie |n.int id view Mrs J en ness Miller SAAH:  ‘ That a man of acknowledged mental power and noeial importance should he sorted by a waiter, at dinner, in a dress identical with his own bv no  A HK J. Kl HHY.  Anomer and Counselor el lee.  Pr-nun! att*''tlnn gi > en tots lie » od* Otis »'**r Utter A Hr isu i bt ire. .Alden. Hardin county. Iowa.  j* r phi sn in m p  Pbpainlwa gad largeog,  Offlee otter besi ng « Marl wars  Alden lo •Cute.  T. J. RICK,  BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER.  J lf* m /W YsNsael Mannaskip fine ct sud >}rr~ susa /sMsrsact Cm., mf frrmpmrl, IU.  I cen sail Steamship t.rkcu. and can brine four ftlcnda or tm] them Alway* ready to Ai vs information. T. J. HICK. Aldan, la  J.  A. BUTTON,  ALDEN, IOWA,  Notary Puttie, Real Estate, loar  —— AND— INHI 'n A NC K  AC JICXX.  Farm loan* nego- Ia’a I on long or short tim a at low ratoa of tntamar.  A large Hat of Improved and unimproved lands for aaJo.  DICKSECKER’S  ll PERFUMES  I ■ iuims a Caseikn s |uun ai snu.  The I-cg* earlatr.esaaisita >»!<>rs and laatlng gaaJitf lf Ummi Carf urn** base ms.is tksm cs laura ted and ■aabli.tisd their sal* rf try - her* They ars prsCrrrad shsfTTrr -lec t far lh*1 r ryrhneu slrgsnce sad uacnm Apply Au j-tir diugglsA tor Iks rn sad was all Chal is rlatmra.  nCKSECKEI’S TOOT! PONDER  ss AtaiuUi wnMssrsC tbs fins,! Pawdsr In tile lacs llguaraniccsclaan tasth. swesC kraalk and rue*  maw. iuy sad icy lf yon ars sol-iready asm* it.  HDIUCKU’S MCI PONDER  UrwtT-s lbs klgbcsl ladwrssmcnt rrrrj •hsrc Th* UWM-tfc-cice, JSC m.-ls»ily In* IMM*. puwder alada.  Isa ll im. a sad you will asaltaiaays.  rats. Ridicule, mull*, nw toil  NOTARY PUBLIC,  Kal Estate, Cslkcdoi ai lamia  AGENT.  ▲IDEN, .... IOWA.  Ttrrn and Town Property  POM AALS AMD KS NT.  BANK OF ALDEN,  BXVJ. BIRDSALL ft BOH. Aldm*, Hardin Countv, Iowa.  EXCHANGE BOUGHT and SOLD.  C'oHoeticfRA made A vpeHaltj totuej • I san im Heal belate.  ROBERT HOLMES.  - DKALIK Ut —  Lumber,  Brick,  Cement amt lime.  cows,   fBKKt'T MIKS*  imams elevate-* the charaeter and mental force of the waiter; rather the tendency la decidedly iii favor of tilling Ilia with a acme of exaggerated self-importance detrimental to bo Dent effort-* at Kelt improvement; and all such outward eonecuMiion* to hi-* natural hatn-d cf hia superiors meres-*® tin* revolutionary tendency of his mind, instead of Ntimulatmg the healthier ambition)* for position and achievement fODitiitflnt with hi* own powen and (M)astbilitiea.  “Man .-* d ref*-* should lie an ex pre* anion of hitunelf, and w hetln-r taken aaa whole or in detail it ought to Im- an external indication of the part he ha.-* to play in the drama of life, of hi-* condition. hit profession, Ina so, tai rank, and adapted to the occasions for which it will In* worn; when Icak than this, dr«*M falls below it** high office of adornment, and become*)* a mere coyer- i mg for the Ivxly, little auiierior in prin- , ciple to the primitive blanket of the HAvage.  "To evert variety of life and occupation them correspond soma im anilide principles of dress w hich the eye and mind will, if |termittfd, at once accept a-* eorn-ct aud appropriate. There is u picturesque and ples-ing quality al* nit the peasant lal*orer’-* ooatnme ac *ee:i in th** fields of certain foreign land-*. The same lnUirer trannplanted to these democratic shores, w here he is to ne the equal of every other man, immediately repudiates his native OOa-tume because he thinks it an iuitigma of inferiority; here he dons the e#*n-tume of au American gentleman i ? i, and if his trousers Im* ragged, his coat out at the elliow s. his vest liesmeartsl with grease and dirt, at least it has the cut, the style, the sacred evidence of equality "  So much for the principles Mrs. Miller, considering the question in all its lights, next esaaya prediction. She vaticinates  "I ant inclined to the belief that the next diva.Ie will witness remarkable and significant modifications in the severity of mau’s garibaldi* corre-s(*oudiug uh-re aa*- iii its artistic sud symmetrical qualities  the uniforms of the army and navy the world over.  "I am convinced that the thonght of a return to black or dark v*-]ret | breeches and coat, with embroidered or fancy brocaded vest, and even lace ruffles at the neck and wrists, with appropriate silk hose and slioes adorned witu buckles, is HHV* i via I with favor and enthusiasm by many very s*-!iaihle men, who have not yet the courage of their own convictions, becense of the inevitable ridicule of the penny press and the revolutionary element.  “That snch chang*-* will corm* in time is not to lie doubted, but how soon DO one Could presume to »sv The social evolution in drt-s* must rome I br*!, and after that. in the order of one * occupation, modifications for inn-venii-Ucv, suitability aud last of ail plea-ing effects.  “That these change* will Im- vary decidedly in th*- line of material ami moral advancement one who git es rational thought to tin* subject will bo really to admit The very element of suitability will carry with it moral upliftment, and it is not too much to ho|Mt that with an appropriate garb, in place of the cast-off clothing of gentlemen or cheap imitations of the sam**, respect* for cleanliness and neatness in attire may obtain among the classes now nobs! principally for their slovenliness in dress.  “One can not withhold hearty and rc*|M-rtful admiration from the honest laboicr who starts to his daily toil iii a cl* an Matinal shirt, stout,clean trousers | of a length sud pattern and material adapted to his work. a belt al.mt his w oat, ami with top Imot-*. When his clothing is distinctly and appropriately hi* own we may hope for cleanliness and general tidiness im|<o**ildc now.*  This is how a savant of the great sartorial *cience would have mea dress. They nui*t be not alone good and useful as they are. but ornate as thev ought to I>e \\ itll l yroleM* costumes U|«m the American peasant ami velvet ami riblmna and riblsms and lace upon the American of the upper classes, lif** in these I nited State* nill In* a dream of masculine loveliness. The  plans ami specifications reproduced ara Sirs. Miller’s own. They show what men ought to wear and How they ought to wear it They lead the discussion and end it hcniitifnllv |.,>t each reader whose leg* will slam! the garish conspicuousness of silk *to kings hi**  him to hi* haberdasher and order his velvets and brocade*. ( a--amlia i a,*  prophesied.  APING GREAT POWER.  TKF. I, RA NO ARMY OF TMK KT I.KH OF JOHANNA ISLAND.  A Rattan WHima Oct* * annnn VV a, Wok Rate!t Equal to th* Usual Saint* to Oil,ar Nationalities His Ririe of J ti«I lr*. HI* ll amu. anti th* txmsrallj Cl too*j atria of HI* dn**rnni-nt,  HI', plai-nl waters of the Indian (>cean break their slow Jmnrmui Hic • ii] the shores of the small islands composing a group commonly called the Comoros. minted t«v the north of Mad agas*-ar. they are reached in a south easterly direction from the IJ tilf of Aden. bug. as the v do, aw av from any direct route traverse*! by th** commerce hunting or pleasure-seeking hosts of eastern or western hemispheres, it seldom fall* to the lot of the traveler to visit such out-of I he-way communities, but a* chance has favon-d me with a *tav nt a few ila.v* among these I* the world forgetting people I will try in pl.on unvarni-tied language to CoRTev to von  bv the  into a •I and  IHF AXMT,  The  Antiquated Flirt,  new upAper  for a  orig time. ami justly, have mad*- that liliel on manhood the •bide, the subject of their shaft* Whenever the literal* wag ha* needed a v ietim In* ha* found in tin- dude an inspiration for hi* ln*st efforts. Hut there 1* one who deserve* the isame or wor**> treat Kent, vet th ie* not H«*eni to get it — he is th** antiquated dirt. We aspect dude* to Im* harmless, and their “mashing.” a* they call it, lh harmless, but when it cornea to a bewigged, bewhiskered, foaailized old man it makes our blood Isnl.  W atch hun now as hi* coni*** down the street, rheumatic and whee/.v, and  satisfied, anti the culprit’* bin gas loosened, bot his feet, looking like Injing-gloves of large dimensions, ha-1 l>een made useless, as he calid neither stand nor w alk, and hail ta sit on the rt'*r while giving bis testimony. If dr obstinacy ruined his case, aud the cargo of the slave dhow.over which the - trouble began, was confiscated tn lie-half of the -milanna Government  The Batt «liiv half a dozen officer* gorgeous in gold lac.- and brae* button* were pnllislon short- and rec* trad bv the whole army and mo**t of the populace We were received I’nme Minister and ushered large room el-gantl? carpet with wall* lined witftlu tit nous divans uj»>n winch we t«s>k <*nr pla*’*-* One end *d the room wa* curtain**! bv- a heavy Persian i>ort:ere, which »a* unshed aside and in ** ilk- *1 th#- 8 iltan ll#- wa* one of the ti lost tuagnifi*»ntly built human lieing* ever gn/e*l ujioti over *tx fe*-t high He convented flu* ••nth in French, and. after partaking of a light -opast, the American* returned to th*- vessel, with tlie excep-j linn of the pair whose ability to M|M-ak th#- Hultai. * favorite tongue procurc#l a pressing invitation t«# stay on shirr#* that dar Th,, dignity of the Hu I tan r-lax#**! con *i b*rafilv uft#»r the higher officials) had deli*rte! and our o*-ial visit vva* very entertaining. Th#- Plier I inform**! ii* that h#*Wiis of the M<>ham- | m*-«lan faith, had lu-eti governing th#* -it* I a ud for three year*, had previously vi-it#*! Part an*l th** Iarg<* cities #»/ hit rope, di-liki-d the tirmoil ami «v>n-fiision of tho**-cities, aud wa* perfectly con ten te#l ut Johanna.  I he people were Mohammedans, but not of th#* orthn#inx ktml; the Sultan ami hi* prominent subjtvt.s indulged in j grape juice to *oui#* extent, ami the * strict Mussulman would find a v.-rv | liberal «H#ninninit v t!i**r#* Missionaries; Ii.el never a* y**t tri#-*l to convert any  ;  one *>n the :*le, and th** city prisouwas j u***d that ilay for th#* first time in *ev-cnt*-en years. The Sultan had two wives, and followed King Solomon’s . exainpl#) to some extent bv posseaaing I twenty-two concubine*, but tile ml#** , of the harem in Johanna are not in all respect.* bk*- those in vogue in Con- I htautinoph. The actual wive* of the ruler were not allow#-d to Im* in the pr#-*enceof any man but th#-ir husband. Aft«-r marriage even their father is «*v , elude*!, mi the minister explained, hi* 'laughter being one of the V*iv*»* lf th*) I other ladies of the harem were allowed! considerable lib* I crty. rec*-iring vmt* from their rela- j  ti . cs of loth -eves.  Iu a little wlul#* in marched two women carryon th*- fresh ov«*r*lr. ** of j tin- Sultan and a -liver dish, w hu h was j placed in the center of the room. It visitor Maid I  wa * impossibl** t*► tell whether those women were old or voting, comely or plain, a* they wore thin lcath**r mask* reaching from the eyebrow* to the chin and having hole* for none. eyes, and **»rH, with a clasp on the back of th*- head, which caused them to fit verv  shpsoi i aam  ——ora i. it aa rn-  Grain, Lin SM,  -AWP-— -  COAL,  ALDEN, -    •    IOWA.  Wlneaa,  111., f oal. Warranted W» Cent. Fuel.  PETH THUG.  -DCAXJia rn-  Live Stock,  GRAIN,  Seeds & Ceil.  ALDEN, IOWA.  WILLIAM KILA TOKI.  the impression yet perfectly inscribed U|Min the tablets of my memory.  Before our salute to the Turkish flag hail been fired w e observed a I* nit lear-ing the landing of a little tow n iu front of which vie had dropped our anchor, and wh. -i til,- courtesy hail l>e*»ri paid, a dappi-r little g«*ntlemat). dressetl like a Turk aud speaking th#* French lan- I    1“  gtiage finently, st#*p|»•-*! on the quarter-tieck Hfiil in elegant phrases bade tis weleot ;e to Johanna lie inform#*#! the '•pf ai ti that our vessel wa- the first one in thirty year- that hail displayed the American Hag there.  Aft#*r th#* official part of hi* visit wa.* so satisfactoryv nettled, th In* return to shore was necessary, a* he lnid to settle a very complicated case between a Zuti/.ibar dare-dealer and a Johanna merchant. Anxious t*>  Im* I -I esetit at a trial of this d#>-clipt ion, a delicate hint was dropped, which brought forth th*- invitation to investi-gat#* the manner in w hich Turkish jus-tice w as tin ted «mt to evil tloers.  AA hen the man of uir's boat, containing two American officers, arrived ut the little town, the army of Johanna turned out in force to do them honor, ami to b#- it se# I as an *****ort to the long white building olwi-rved from til#* vessel, it being th** residence of th#* god of justice. The army con i-ted of th r#*e individuals; one wrm dressed in white trousers and the cast-off red coat of an hnglish soldier he was an officer! the other wore the fatigue ilrc-s jacket of a French hussar over hi- human*#), and represented the rank and file, while a youngster of about  bt 'ears of age, earning and belabor- closely. Two others entered carrying a snare drum, proved the existence of a small dish with live coals; the silver a band. The troop*, after falling into j dish was placed ujsm a tri|s>*l about line, march#*#! ahead of the vi ut ors. and J three inches high, the fire emptied into in tin- impresario manner we arrived it, ami a handful of Ii.uhs thrown ou  Hilly and Shelf Kvdw*  Pickit art TiWt CrttaT,  Tinware A Woodenware,  Um# la*—ast sad Un—I asoak of  XOK I HEITING STOVES I BUBB  ta tho OM****.  TXULMKI O.  WILLIAM  CHICAGO, IOWA m DAKOTA  JZjWs  Shortest, OnlcXest and Oaly Direct Lim  BK TW EK V  ALDEN, IOWA FALLS, KlJtQRA, AND CHICAGO, MILWAFKEB AND ALL EASTERN POINTS.  Passengers Can Save  FROM  2 HOURS TO S  ll ETW KAN  CHICA60 AND POINTS ON THIS UNH  BT TAKING  THIS SHORT ROUTE.  DIVORCE COURTS VKK UNKNOWN.  THU CONVENTION VL vt VMI! ll-  livery one  see him m#*«t the pretty girl. It is not with the look “you are a woman, ami I resjH*ct you," but “vou are a woman, hence my prey.” He usual I* stations I himself on a corner or iii front of some building, and there he ogle*, and aud leers, often making so boid a* to follow. It never occurs to this rein- of the pa*t that no girl can but despise him lf sin* Ii--ids up her head she is sure to encounter one of these perauuial studies, and theouly thing for her toilo is to keep her e * es east down until the fathers aud brother* of our bi igh* Chi. ago girl* eau “corner the market* ou bird shot, aud rid this city of these insult, to wotuau kind  Muni vou. I am not defending the *ouiig men, hut there is a chance tor them to tueud their waya, while vou must all agree that mea ut (lie j “sere aud yellow ' win# lapse into tins state of imtvectbty should bo wiped j from the face of the earth  VA etui betitle showed the fit st abt to in in rn st baits, iu IS.*' s tho cha go tot thy* ae** meta! aaa Alg au ounce,  I but IU i*>/ lh** pf ice Was i educed hi I M au ounce lit itttkA It hast Usa (tor thai cheapeued so thai the meta! tor the Up al the AV aah tug tom uwaiuusut a aa furutahed tor (!5 a uouud lb ittRf losoqutaea the auivakiiuy af Cha U*e« the coal had falteu to (IO a pound, aud aud •Ray gat ut eu I a he*## auh a* ta  !  at tha ctoee el    it laiaah ahoul  la, A • hoe* -O..ac. OCA tai an- auuuUi |A a gwuud t he auttua! ,*,v*iuvliu., to* p> lee va, UA vet A awa. uemha, aud pve*w>u# to idttY did bot eveaad Usa •tudaeve Nu Unm ago lop* late ara the tome, hat laige-(aaatttoee ara aaa hetv^ Jet*** tanto aud h. tin wet eauqi JI tuvuedi eat by taw .llatlliut p«o* weeea  at th#* Kadi's «*iurt, a long. two-*torebuilding divided iuto five apartment*. Tin* last room was th** city prison, and on our visit occupied by a i or’ion of the slave cargo brought to the island Ivy the Zanzibar dealer, whose conduct w a* to Im* investigated that day.  I |sin our arrival the Kadi invited it* in. and two chairs being placed U|*)ii the platform, the Americans had an opportunitv seldom offerevl visitors lo that court.  ll** fiatlv refit-#**! to an-w er a question, and the Kadi took op|>ortunity to give the Americans an insight into the resources of his court. A wav** of the itldge’s hand brought two burly minion* of the law to the -idwof his uiiib'h customer, ami in a few momenta his ImmIv wa-on th#* Hour. face >towuwarvl.  for avaauia wrao.  ho two# feet Were biouahl aute#* up •aid, aud a b*ug slick Sue Ut •„ inch in iiauietsu ,-aiu# iu contact with th«* •oltva IU vu* ti a i*eie*«p»**« * ova.tun. that the third blow ployed him a ade tat el Mm ummsu apa-it *    He hee led  tin HMV* ut »****!» «Rvui*t>*a a*ne. that* A-ah aa he aaa «*• ouht <4»dei *t#aad tom by Un* cad**ase of tots **n alma kl Uke tom tee a »u bice tu.Uee im  the fire, w h**u a light smoke, having a heavy rose perfume, fille*! th*) apartment. lh** Sultan ar*)*#*, and, placing himself over the little trijanl, was disrobed of all but a pair of white silk trousers His Univ—from the waist up wa* rubbed with beautiful ivory brushes After receiving a vigorous dose he w as robed in a white Silkeu burnoose, aud a chair plac#*d lM*fore him, so as to enable him to sit down When scatted the jiortiere wa.* pushed aside ami four other women, sinalarlv inasked. entered, lieariug a large japanned •-av, filbsl with little Nixes, bottles, aud brushes. T WO of the new comers Attended to the loug, curly hair o* the master, and another jmmi-oiled his eyebrow * ami arranged his mustache. Then the building of its* lur! >an wa* t*omtuenced every tim and fold lieiug laid with a nicety that can not be I. -cubed In I vt la*t, the Hultan w v* remlv fur ereuiug prayer, it had >n!* taken *i\t* aspvau minute* and halt a *U»^eu women to fix him up  ttegau ta I ae A a* IAou«h I toy t *ul#<u'l  tx roe.  tom I’vt'bs ami Al irk HptUera, Iw > colored gen tie rn a*u, for tut*,! a    I  ueralup It* do a general pit* Outing I bu Utica* Oue met mug, the i#M**od da* al UM allicin# el ag *< -cutout toad tx** * diaw * up, !*abt>. -vt. ct au av hautlle aud knocked 'vptttoua down aud beal turn uuuiervifull* rvpatlci* got , up, . abIsm,! Ut* head void, I Ur u tug kl a white malt that at*sat neat -a. I  •I'm pi***aa -na th, >g eta* I I it ka*pa -SM -ti * wa - u,e a.,    l,»    mao    Aam    v    I  agt aw  , T Jf  iluSay  CONNECTIONS AT  ELDORA JUNCTION with the Chica**  and Northwestern Railway for Ti I ny Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Chic Milwaukee, Des Moines, Council Bit Hi Paul. Minneapolis ami all points la Dakota, Nebraska. Kansas and the Weal  ELDORA with th*- Central Iowa Railway for point* North and Saith  IOWA FALLS with the R. C R AN.  and Illinois Central Railways, for Waterloo. Dubuque, Fort Dodge and Sioux City  I  For all in fora ti ob shoat Freight or I'saseogtr Rate* apply lo our local *CHrtl •r address the (h-m-ral Freight iud Pie •cager Agent at Eldora. Iowa  JOHMFODtTtW,  S. PORTCH,  «. W. mmd r. A.  ^ PERFUMES  — Hana nom tx •wa— ta rwa —  LAND OF FLOWERS I  DOUSSAN’S  Sweet South  la Iva towkaet* Wtmmtmm.  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