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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - October 17, 1890, Alden, Iowa                                �oomni. BAOIAM ..BMULV. * A. M., aUPtMMW.M.! U ife Ultoy** Ibll. Vl.llto;Tii5trJll ^walaom*. 'M. J. a�,K.olB.�ul& *vmm.t, 0.0. w..u. atummr m4 GMaMlar at Kaw. BntoooUaotfen*. v^,,. Btora, AMao. Hardla ildM lava. Offla* onr Knttii�^ naM�M llrain, liin OTHERWISE KNOWJ^ ASJ ROBIN. SON. CRUSOE." IHmu, m., CmI, Wanutei M tw -DBAunni- aldkn. iowa. Tha Trua 8lory or tha llaal CaaUwar-A Vary DlHarant Thliis rram Ua Jrba-. Tala - lii'araiitliiK raala About tha Inland at laanJI'antnnUai. 1'ill thothoiinandii of Ijoys who luvo itTBd the cnchant-llnitnaguanfitobin. wiij Cnigoc." tiioro In pnibnhly not ono who hiiR iiiit aiikeil: It into'.' Anil It Ik kImo prcilmliln thttl not one. out (it t'mi thousand who aHkfld thatqni'Htluii irocolvpd an apjirox-!iii�t�ly iiitiilllRcnt siinwcr.    _____ To gratify   iny o-wiir-ciirldiiUy, T h�vn inado ronitld--     (irabln r i< s (1 a r < h mnniin wi-nrHa wlili-h mlatiLtn AloxaiMttm tOMcnre another TaiigoJ- ThU he dM. 8hB WM calM the-Cinque PorU, Anil wM.offlcorwl as followi^: -ChArlea ilok-ertnfi,C�ptiilni.Thomab Stradlinf, Lieu, ^ojwy.^. AloxAndor.. SeJklrit, The treachery of PiilllnR, and tho do- _T._J. RICK, mnn uwiwm r^-M/W/raWawali aauMaEtaaM4�i ^of l^mpmumtt. if/in T.J.lU .o mpntof tin* fantH of tho Htrango carocr of the ScotIIhIi aallor who nerved a* Panli'l Dofoi-'s "original" lloblnson Criiiwm. Selkirk's blrthplaec won in the l'n!i-acaport town, T/argo,   of hl8 life. �    According to an nnrleiit S Uiii, torn -without an Intervening danRht4Tr, was bound to be a fiivorlte of fatn, and would become a Kii'Ot man. Ar the elrejimatance!) of Alexunder'sblrtli met air tho ri'iiutfe-moutii uf the tradition, it Is not strange that Mrs. Selkirk secret!y-imracd-lttr&a Tiopca for her seventh Ind, notwithstanding tho fact that her husband .lohii. a hard, prai.-tlral.-Jmd- Jagli-t �red-old-shoemakeri held kucIi dreams to l>e non-sonM, and detormlneil that Alexander ihould settle down to the shoemaker's bench, and learn a (inlet, honest trade^ -Thus-Alexander nnd'htr f ntlirc TiecUnie a bono of contention between the hard, unloving,' and , sometimes cruel, old Scotchman and Jils gentle, shrinking wife, whose heart was full of dreams (or her pot win. This iinfortunnte state of family feeling cyii.l(l,havc-but one rpsnlt:-lt made -Alerandur dlsubrdtniii, Ijl'udstrong. and disconlonled with life and all Its wholo-!>omu restraints and occupations and inado hiro determlnod. to brcak_away_aud. entixi'iSiIUlhiuircal.-.enreer bcforo-hlm.^ � " Alexander reached tho had acquired a foir a HACK lOH l,iw}>, lay which resulted, caused Dumpier to uilaiLthu cuptureof^cerlaln Spanish gal-lom,^: wltl^-tlmlr inllIlons.oL_troa8uJes,-which he hud planned to take at Ilucnos Ayrcs. As all eeing a.wild boy. -In Bnginndand Scotland the reciinLs' of the churches were carefully kept and -prosdrvod, � and in the Presbyterian Church, in'which John Selkirk wu!, �n folder," is the following entry: _ -^^''^gust-ira; ICOK ; Ale.xandcr Scl-cralg, son of .lohn Selcralg. Elder, cited to appear bcforo the session for Inde^ ^ont-condnennBtmrefr."" This "indecent condncf'semmrro have been-laughing'aloud.   Two days" later anotborentry was made: "Augustj UTtlt.' , Alexunder Selcral�_ f-caHed-otttr;did not apiirnTrtravtng'gono .ttLMB._Co'uiluuc -untII-lilii-returnr-'*=- The cluitlon appears to liave been thorougiiiy outlawed, for, nceordiiig to j-au- old-ticnttlsh-na rr� 11 ve,-.\ iexmrdSr spen t - the ne:ct' six yt-ars .seouj-lnjf.-Iho 'lOUthorn seas wlHTbuccaneers, who were opiniEonoirs at Md Mdrthwestem RaUwa/ for^mA gtpr, CedAT-^ltaplds, aintOD, ^j MUlwAukee, Dei Molnea, CttnncU juninL I>*lra^ir^(?b^^ JSUiOBA with the OentTAl lowt Bift WA7 for poinU North Aod South. . IOWA FALM Witt the B.. d R * K. And Dllnols OentrAl IUllwAy� for WAtn^ loo. Dubuque; FOH Dodge And BtoS pIlX--... ....... For all InforaUon About . pAiiMger Hates, apply to our lu, or Addiwt&eGerierAl Freight " Tger-AgeBtAHUdorarlowc his Joath,,in 1723, oi� boardibrJC'W moutti^ftf wblch ho WA� rientenfMit.   ll_ anyrwderot (his sketch should ehAPO to be In Bdt�borgli, be BAy, fey g� fiiia:m^, exander Selkirk'ar sc4e paaMaAioiFw^ he wa� set M hta MHud, Aiid atoo- th� eocAAnut shell wblA there served ao drtakljw ciiiKiiXbeilafcwd liA^ilii*��Aei�-peopled with SpAnlah cohmtsts, d�ea�> Uted by an earthqoAke, used by CMII a* a eonvlot colony, and is howdeaaTt�4K but as beautirul as tbs most ehanalni scenes described la tho Meal 'Roblnste Crusoe." FoBiiiesT Cbi�mt. �MMi'p Marrat�a� VxiMrUnaM.    . At.Ogden, N. J., there b a maas of iron or* A milo long atinding perpen-dicnlAr'niMl extending into 'the bowel* ot the earth to great but tinknowQ deptha, said to eootais aeveral hundred nmUHrtoDB oTmagDetic materi*!. ' A� the iriolent storms and nprnahertirtha> aUB^ndtice diaturbAarcee of the eiflS^ magnetfam, which are reoorded at vAri-ana obAerTBtoriee, it hAa_osciitred-t -"SCr.TaSon ^ Asortof-seml-logallzed pirates. But when ho did return Alexander made up in mls<'onduct for all timir lost ,- our'ng his absence, lie quarreled willi n a hair-wlfeeiTbrothdf and irauTidSr ITilir with A stick. For this ho was sentenced by the sosslpnjiol tlic cliurch.tojitand.up And jAce;.iho-, whola-Sabbath congrogA= tlon of the church-as humiliating a -a�aVdo|(kd. ~ment of tlio expedition, and at the Island of \a) iirand, whefeHie vciiiioft put In tor repairs and suppl|\s, nluo of the men dosorted But this was not tho worst misfortune. Pickering, commander ol "tboretnTinirPol'tsr  U4l��lll*   WIIIIU   Ull    (HQ had uora^l^hM^vcssoriidvo in sight. In tho histe And confusion of giving her chose, flvo of'six of the sailors who had strayed Into tho Interior of the Mand wore left'behind, but Selkirk was not ono of them. After a severe engagement, the French TnoTChannnAnjnABAgeaTS oscApe. They 'tnrnnd about and were goin^ t^ put Into the bay at Juan Fernandez again, when they discovered- two Immense Jrnmch. -vessels, heavily gunhbd, a Ahohor there. - The pirAt�.erA(t8 lost uo time In putting toagnea between them and tho French vessels aiid the six of their own -men whom they bed left behind. After this th� Cinque PorU hAd t'Ary-ing fortunes, until she. AgAin dropped Anchor at JuAli Fernandoz, Soptcuiber, 1704, to iind thAt four of the men. whoa they had left behind six month* before hAd been CAptured by the French, And tfeft!gflieri�U>fcd-gpo.nt ilv months-ln the wild pIoAsuros of seal andgoAlhunV-' Jng.-flihiiig.and Indolcuco, living  i.ciMae imr hlriir~aiid:ha ~*� to.^^�,tj^�i5ah6Ard, On^apra. t.JMid 'ulj tat �i�i��y iloud.    , , Althoifgh he several ,.tlin(!.s I'uugbt sight of a sail upon the distant horizon, only two ships over dropped anchor la hl8_hsrbot_lU'evlQUd-t ssols, and would have carried, him luto a-fearful-slavery hud he been Indiscreet enough to have !.jnado-known-hls-prese�ce'before-satisfy^ ing himself of their nationality. But despite his caution, ho was, on ono of those occasions, discovered and cha'Sed, and would probably have been taken had it not Ijotui for his . .superior �wWtne�8"0f fool. On the 31.it of January, 1700, after Snikirk had, bean T�n rtho^lan*-four years and about three months, ho watched the ships, the Duke aad the Dnchess, ride Into.hls little bArbor And send boAtS^ ashore.  Uo know th� men to ___"{EatT.BelitFength ol tho solar diaturhance, as exerted on oar Slanet, could be increAsed enormousi/' y using A Toinrof magnetic iron ore, an^ mnning aronnil thia-ho�ty-of or* aeverAttnileH of wire, fonuing an iisdao-tire circuit, into which powerfnl eleo-trio enrrents would be thrown by Any disturbance of the OArth's mAgnetism. 'By the use o( instrumenta every phAnge," hesays, "cotild be recorded, and by the use ot iUe teleyhono alL sonnda produced oo tSe^nn would bo heard on our planet." He >a, accordingly, ereoting telegrApfa polos on each, aidia'ot the Ogden ore bill, ou which ho Is CoilitigahinsnlAled wire many times around the whole area where tho earth'a magnetio lineH leave the �ron_ muuntaiu and-^jrtgBja into apace.. Tlia Iwo eml� of the long wire will be takoa mtft  hii   0l"'"'-g^ti"n   ata^inn utiJ mn. neoted with the receiving telephone. From every point of view-jsoetio. spiritual and'scientific-iLthts promisee to be one of the mosi_jliiilliiig_eiperij^ njenQTever mader '"It(r~�ucceitsful conductor will be able to listoa to tho awe-inspiring rush aod roar of the-son'a moun tainous-bJUowB ' of - fi re" aS" they splutter forth in incooceivable �fury fr6m Uia   pyolopeaii   furnacea-What d seri^ioii will bo preached into the r^�i6iTing inntrniuent I   A voic�> fromr lUe oontral orb. of our planetary svst�m-tjrpo answering to anti-typ*--" thundering forth the eternal (lOwer and ^odihaad ot_]Qiia-�J>Qm-the Ohristian pulpit, often too feebly for our dall . ,cara,-proolaims -^*tbe-lii^t-'of'"thifl-j world.    From a seioutitto p oriment mar' be inmenae. his Story,and took him AboArd the Duke. � which DAMpler, whose, groAt expedlthm hAd out dW troitlly, ' WAA Aottef AS pilaA. On DAinpler'a lecpauaoadAtion , Selkirk w>� kKWinted laatii aadgAlnedafortuna frum" the SpfcnlilrvBiela- Lt(h*ntar-l^la-aB-Aiaa>~aarWrr' Tarl^F^ Portrait. A portrait of .the laje.. John.. Ta^r,-wliicli T. Snulhi has on exhibition la his store, Attraots-many 'viaitore daily, and has caused a great deal ot diaoua-sieo. The portsait formerly reetad oa the mantelpiece-, at Mr. Smithls resi-daace at Hotinl Olive. Dtuing a heavy storm, a lightniqg flaah struck ib. The--fcAmff^Aii demaUshed, Bunhe- flash, left on the poitiait a oIearIy:.jileflbecL piotore ot an aiigel with outstretohetL pritsgs-oveHhamwtol' ICrTTAyWa hoAd, the arma eoeiroling his neok, Aiid the right-hauri holding a ' bnnok- of flowers. TH� pose ef tha angel auy-gesta proteotiBn and benediotion, Tho-dark hneshowiBg the lifhtaing's jonr-ney along tha card-board tnms Abraptly iust Above, the tAoe of Mr, TAylor,. gCv-IBS the ApeeUtor the idea thai the angel changiid the lightniog'a.oonnMt BuperotilionA people eoaaidar it m � aaindica*inn that Mr. Tajloe-ia-ltt heaven, tot Mr. Sniitlk explains th� .pViBnoinaBon-by say iug. that thrptetnra of an aogel. ext�tlyliKa that whieh appears AM the Taylor portrAit. wea. da ihe^back of^^togrAph nefa by. be EngllAhmen, And hAsteaed to welimae ttem.  At flrst they were shocked by tne daok 01 a nuotogrApb ne�r by   Hb captwwMji-tfiATawt four yes��.   � -l�_^8heretaraedsecratfjf^to Lergo. fholeklrkfBloiaeiihbora> ' rfflwooioiHTOov^^ tot Kta�e thwa jrwr^ ��aadtng moakof QtaWot hU rvnhUa. how�ver,,wer� the nietare c/ the angel waa phout-grAphad over the partraik. !fSB affair, however, ha* cauaad a gpeat �|b^ of ooMtent, aad people for laflea around osttMiivfKr: Aa VawanaaM tatrwaloB. 8MPA3rhAd-bee�-1oir-tlSat-ir-he' deyotedr -wotild-b�-gppd-to-nriRlsrgertjnToT�e -?*f*-�t Jjia new' h�lybrother.       - - Akmltty-p^Mn^sa�l-aBd-wa�^^d�it^d5 Be atood for Bom* xnomeuta looking ia ,all(nu!�.:at ih^ diminuHve mortwl otlu-Baidfy,-aBdUi�oheireed bisBsiiid^--"I dont kaow wkat theyVe gptog, to jBafr^gBr>relg*-lir-�aM, 'in 1 knwT" 'CafTeveryOiing-fiuar'lor gdn' iUhia^ UHlf7. b%it dag --^   - �w. yon-T^oppe I' g* lor goin- nitiua �everythiag, pta \ and apeilea tlia   

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