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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - August 29, 1890, Alden, Iowa                                VOLUME xiir. ALDEN IQWA, FRIDAY, AlKJU^'i; 29, 1890. NUMBER 2ii. BtfSINESSeiRCCTOfiy it tp.: a4nrten Mah Itabbath tanlnc IUt. j, ::.0. Mm�TrT>.l>sr'______ _0BhMAii ML a crronon-fcrriodi r.fy Bnnd� at 10 flO o'olook a. m. PraMhlDg nuj otiwr Bandfty. BnndM Hobool � * a. m. vtj Hnnd�r. rrajrcr mMtlnf vary Tbiuidajr t��- HnndtT. rrajrcr ing tl 7 o'clock.. QBHMAN IiUTHBRAN ORnnCH-Barrleai Tarjr Babbatb at 10:3J o'clock �. m. Raadaj Bcbool Intmcdlatelr altar moralof aarrtoaa. M. B. OacnOH-R�T. X W. ForiiTtb, Futor. Ranlost avory Bonday at U o'clock a. m. aad at S :aO tt. m. Clata m�alttig at lU O'clock a. m. arorr Habbatb. I'rayar maatiog cTary Tuatday and Tbariday cfnnliigi, BADIANT LODOlC No. SM, A. F, A A.-M^-vlll inrct tn ragnlai commanlaalloo on the yrl-day tiTnolngonoibalotaibe lull moon, at Ma--aonic Uall. Aldan, Iowa. Vltlting bratbran ��� rardlally InTltadio atUnd. a Ii. Plaroa WfV. j n. W. Ctoflket. BKJfetary. . Ar-nBN lilBRAIlT AND BEAfilNQ BOOK-lo HaytiinniT Bolldlng. OpoQ �>ary day and araniiiic. Hnnday oxcoiited. Ycafly xiibacrlp. Mnn�, �irent�,.'^JJ�,-Fr-B.-rttrry. Praaldcul; ktlii I�ttl� Taylw, Daeretary. ALDEN LOnrtB, No. !��. I. 0. 0. F.-MaaU ary Wcdnaaday aTunlng 'a-Ualir to at. '^'(illlbu brotnTan arn nordlaUy iatl tana. 11. U. Jonca, Hectutary. ALDEN LODOE, No. 183, A. 0. U. W.-MaaU al Utiay'a Ball. ll�galar nie�tln(a ecoodand laat Toeaday aTaoTnxa ot oacb mootb. All Ttaiting maiabefa ant cordially tmrltad to a<^ tao �|ilnt nf i'lalo. lo iiufoM Wliat -wttTlilli or wliat rail renloua bol>l Th' tmmortal mliul.  . .  .   (irovoa wbera Immortal aaijna uiiKlit, Wboii beavniy vlilou* I'lalo flr�d. scii.Micc of ))liilo�oi)hy il-i 11 H t r 0 r 0 B tir�tty-tt� torn: ialiiug fActH, It tellH UH liow to live and why; it tellH UN how to enjoy-the bloMHiriffB b 0-atowcdin such rich Ii li 1111-UuDco by . IIa-furo: it IcikIh TiH to ciratpin-plate tlio (lii-IfcH and obli-g u t i o D H wo jJKu to out ftil-1 o w-tn 0 n; j^t uwakenH iih from lotliargic drowyjness. ottusirig uh to Biiprcciate the elaiuiH enjoined by nature for bloHHingH be.stowed; it tell.s. OB how to enhance the happiuosii of others by iuereaxiug our own; it toUa us how to live long and get the most of life-ayo, it telln ug Ttiiat our destiny will be, for at thix. day and age of mar-volouB- intoUccttial achievement rclig-' ion .and science dwell together in unity-yes, they have formed a holy alUanco, and the children of the union -the brightest minds the world ever knew^no longer ore required to prove their legitimacy. Heligioii and ncieuco have ceased to be antagonistic; the ono does not prustitiite the other, but the love is connubial witji its chaste do-lights, adulterous love and its sinful pleasures being Ifft for Ijigots, cronks, and base ufuleiiJers-fact! From a purely tteculur htuudjioiiU. I am led to observe tin- fallowing brief illustra-tions denuinstrated choof- and J nupisDse she is not unlike your daughter, ircttilcr-discriminatrn in the selection of iisHociatns, oAii seems to have an idea the occupant of iiii othce Is a much nobler person than  the sliop hand, while tlift latter may have M|ieiit yenrf in perfecting hitnseir. and draw much the bigger pay for fewer hours' work, bill  tliu hands and clothes ore Soiled. I have sucei'ciloil in, dispelling llie il-liljilsu.;Hrid she now sees 7ier mistake. "TToung huliet. as you vulno your peace of miiid and lia|)))inesh in fntnre, years, make uii  your mind, the  sooner the bettor, that wo are  all i ouiiiellcd to lalxir. Home for a c*�r;t>r'i* l>i*rniulU�r|..   _^ Wesley was once engaged in an important conf  M.," uajning a woman of strong seii-.e ond deep piety; "she can tell us ju-(t \vhat;(aiiU is iii'aphT^tsn that a child can Rra8|)," 'I'lie woniiui was colled in. When asked wliat fa'ith is she replied: "It is taking (iod at His word." "That '.nil ilo.'' exclaimed Wesley. .\nd that will iniieed ilo fur all of us. ruliluhaUlkalraala.rory !>��- Taayani akaraT.r aaad far lli.lr rlrtBM., almMar-aaa*�aa,-�>lt,-or pig'sliQuld develop into father's cow, ;.heoii, horao, or hog: but such was the fact, nevertheless, and. so for as my knowledge extends, I have known but :>.^'P.'^flSiM'i??^ W'a few iimtaut'en where mo eircnmstances ore or havo'beou otherwise. Again,-1 could Hot Bee the oi|uity, when I had earned a little money picking berries, piling bark, herding shocp, or'what not, that il w;as expected I ahould spend the money for anew hat, pair of boots, or BoLool books, when I iuteuded to 8))end ilfar fishing tackle,^ jaokknite, 'anda rtK] pocketbook, haviiig lost-no end of sleep determiuing what kind and liow much I could get. The fact that my paternal ancestor was a ololfgy-roan, and by no means |k>Or, does not make it a bit easier to see, either. Unfortunately for the boys, perhaps,, three of my pupils are iu my class at Sundaji'sohool ,.k few-wetika ago, while sitting in the library waiting for Ihe Uousohojd to got reodv foj- church, 1 KffW seveu of my class liurrying by. In a few minutes, loaud behold, two ot my exemplary aasistonts andfrayown boy paiwetl tlio wiudow (routing a aidu Htroot Tb.Hay JD amqUM .a 8i5�ll-�>* dont would be putting (t'iuildly. TUoso boya-i appear at Sundiysohool.    1 knew w'hat tliey wore doing, felt ang^ at thnrnj^but atjjie,anme, UmO-giHlion in -myliinomiwit soul -t)ioy' would o�toli a good itring of fish, for tlto vroatheif^a^ very propitious and it seeineil but yes* terdajr thit; I was ajx)>\  n^hay ytw^ oh oKPcetojf a nooUItng,-Pkl-teei^ it It? -^oi-'Wt I was a'boT onok ,.'aa irwi�1�af No,  Tbev h�v� oil JMOQ Uttor bojra aiuco,^ and I'll ven^5U� women got .so they think they nnderstaud politics and will discusB the tariff with their husbands, thoy will hate no husbands to talk to. .lusi imagine a young man who had engaged his girl'ill an animated discussion on politics stop])ing for a moment.and then telling of his love, biich o thing could not occur. / Statesmen may differ on f|uesticinK of [nilitical economy, Vmt 1 notice that all agree ou the desirabililv of holding ollice. If the present tendency of the lime?* continues for a few years, some euler-prisiiig doily paper will create a sensa-tion by printing the Bible as a serial story in order to be sure of furnishing the readers with_sonietlijng new, novel oud ."itarlliug. I�r. Talliiagsa Firat Raniiup. Ah, how well I reroomher the hrst Sunda.T in my ttrat ohurchl The congregation gathered early. The brown-stone church was a beautiful Ktmctuic, within and without. An a Ianv had gone in arid taken their heal.-(, fiut Jithcrn had slaytfd at the door tb watch the coming of the now miniliter and his bride. She is gone now, and it is no llatlery lo write that she was fair to look u|X)n, delicate hi structure ol Ixidy, eves large and blue, hair in which W.-.S folded the shadows of midnight, erect corriage, but ijulte small. Jiho -was such a one OH yon could )ilck up and corry ovot^a stream with one arm. Hhe had a sweet voice and ha�l stood several years in the choir of the city chiirches and had withal a magic of presence that had turtiwl all whom ahe ever mot into worm personal admirers. -Her hand-trembled on her-hnsband's arm as that day they went up the stepa of the meeting house, ga/.od at intently by young ond old. � The pastor looked paler even than Was his wont. HLs voice quavered in reading the hymn, and ho looked, con- ; fust'd in making the publications. That day a mother had brought her child for baptism, and for the first time he ofliciatetl in that ceremony. Had hard work to remember the words, and. knew not what to do next Wlieh-Iie came to preach, in his excitement be could not find his sermon. It had fallen baci: of the sola. Looke aiu. and I know thai there is 0 soul."*-.Sf. Ldii'i!' Hii>ub'.i'\ It is oil right for you to laugh at the mon who )ilouts his jiototoeH during tho dork of the moon, but as he"ih Iilonling while yoti ore laughing, he -will b�--ahoad-of-you wheii-thr lime comci' for harvesting. It i" not the fault of your fi>fit that the shoe hurls it. 'f here wa� o groat ijeol, of logic in the mouwiio roiletl liis iroiiser!! up lieeauso they >woro too short. Ho fooled the people who noticed him. If some men hod the hen that loid the golden egg they would misuse her till she would go out on a strike.' Ilia Wall Itiiiia Oiil,! ami Nllver.        ^ There is a wonderful well down near Del Norto. It' is an artesian well with an abundant fiow of pure water, sufficient to iirigatu a considerable amauut of laud. That would bo euuugh for any ono but a San Luis man; itnt tliis is mineral woter. It is effervescent, very palatable, and extremely healthful. . Nor is this all; the force of tho water brings up from tho ilopth� an occasioual lump o)! native silver or gold nugget, Tho frugal farmer has pLjiceda sack of wiro netting over Uiu mouth of the well to cati-h the metal ilnd prevent it from choking tho cdv.-s. I llanr*'.' Kitet^ AlKiut thti  I ntttHl .mulvn. The greatest length of tho I'nited .^tnt.�.H from Hip Atlaiilip to the Pacifh?.^ --liishop Vincent, of the. Methodist Kpisoopol Cl:'.irch, of Cha:it�'.iiina fame, received a letter from a young woman jiroiuineat in ^Oliety recently upon the subject of ilancin^.'. fii her letter she saidnhot she bad Ijeon recei^ed into the Methodist Church, yet was fond o! iliiucing, uiul. inon.iiv.>r. wo-* cniistanlly brought in cuntact �vilh tho^e who did dance. She co'.i'ulu'C. forego the a'*-^LTJl-l'' dl^nellii.'. wlicwiol,. nille^K Hl>iiup \iucent instnii'led her to d" so. The letlur wliicii he wrote in reply treated the vexii.g s'lbject in atlioroiigli and compreheiiHive manner. Uib ii;iola-tion of authorities are apt and lo ihe �prant.^'rhtrlrtlrrhirr- received hoiju-'publicity and ports of it ore here rajiro-ducecl.   The Bishop "aye : The great lion-faced orator,   Daniel Webster, when.allied why he did not repiiedY MoNBtti r-^iiit. lance, replied^ "1 have not iTfatinr enough." Thackeray, the great novel-iil, has written : " When a man confesses himself fond of dancinu_l_si;t him down as a fool." .-Vlfred �� C'levelaud Co\e, Episcopol Bishop of Nev.' York, has said: "Alas, that women professing to follow Christ and godliness should not rally for the honor of their sex and drivi> those shamernl donees from society." I'lail Homilton has .written: "Tlie tliintr is, of its very nature, unclean and caunil 4>e wu' liiy wiih it. The dance rrtlm-ninio; bur I he dauger i.Vlii the tang and Ihe j'oistm. Us ivisocialions and tonilencie-. nius*. come into the count. Nitw, in the � dance thec>i must be at �ome |Mii4it u | tiril, or so many wirie ond goo�l poopio would not have written, taught, niid preaelietl against, man Is like water to a It haa boiu�-said: To ti,c pare all as long- aa it-pro-j-thiitgtt-are-pUfer^Hil, aim, -whtrro'g-thri -jHiftframl-how iitanT""stiT-h~ am tlieiu'? l.et llwse ilauco who will: tlio humble, earnest,.oousistent Chri'-tian who de- on the parallel of 4'J degrees, is -2,7i!8 milea;and its greatest breadth, from I'liint Isabel, T'exas. to the northern lx)undary near I'ombina, l.tjll; miles. The northern frontier Is ujjward  of . .J.^ilO miles in  length,  the Jdexioan, l,r,ui) miles. The ocean coast, including the larger indenlalioua, i* estimate*!-at '2:}-,lk�- mile"=, of which tl.hiU are on the .-41-laulic, :!,-lUl on the tiulf of Mexico, 'I,-2S1 in California, H,000. including bays, and islands, on the borders of Alaska., and .SOOOoa the .\rrti(rSpn.---- The total orca is 3.C0'?,(i8-l square miles, or 2,.T80,8Gt;,.'it!() acre.s. In I7h;). the territory cedetl by (ireat Britain was confined to the coiijj^v east -of the Mississippi Hiver anil '^st of Florida. Louisioua was bought from France iu 1803. Florida was ce�led by .Spain in I8'.il. Texas was annexed in 18.%4. IJregon having lieen yieldetl to Grpot Britain, wa^ settled by treaty iu lH4(i. California was comiucred froni.Me.\ico in 18-17. Now Mexico added by itcaty iul�.-h�. New Kugland was settled by English I'uritans. New York by Dutch. I'enn-r-yU.mia by Swtnle-, �i:d by FnKlish iind (�erlnan^, Friends or l.luaUers; MirrytSTid tsy Kiiitlt-^h hunuoi l aiiioiic.-s Delaware and New .lersey by Dutch. Swedes, and English; Virginia by l^n-glish cavabers, tVio Carolinas in jiarl by French lluguenot.s, Eouisiana ' and JMicliigan.. by' French; .t'iocida, ~T-�^ st�-bv   the   , tion, oud give the 'water its mineral qualities, u'ut whose gold and silver, .not Itciog-diasolvetli ore brought to the aurfaeo-m-^* -rootajlio state. -:i^'A'p's Peak ilirald. M�yt�(�tt-8r e ' tntaiu or water in the wiug, and it lilesses; Ifater ia  .. tank, keep, it.........,. keepil�l�(nM(, and it iuiurot. biros 10 consuotate his or her every word legislature'!: TheI'ostoltice Departt.�,Mit was organized by Benjamin Franklin before tho UeviSulion, 177"!. A seii.ator must be thirty years old, ttiid'a representative ol leost twenfy-tivo years old. The terms ore six and two yea-s ri^'tpectively. The House of Uopreseatotives consists id ouo or luori) members from eo'ch Slate, elected by tho people iu t^iliml election dislri ftlm-lp "Almos*' anybody could , bo e. didn't liavo any more of a cos than ihu.han."-Hoiiterclllt: Jo � \   

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