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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - October 24, 1890, Alden, Iowa                                -1   ,.1*' 1 "I VOLUME XIII. ALDEN IOWA, FRIDAY, OClOBER 24, 1890. IflfMBER 31, e;U9lNESSDlRECT0flY. Bniiii [in _____Mt.omnKai tffU* I al IDA) o'aiMkA.m. Bamif -*---*-for�liniwitm. �oomiEa. wQI BMM la Mfitar annualeutaa im ths m' ^]|AK\a.jnnuiT,. PTMBiit attontloa �! t M to ooUacfou. One* ||r|MJDtl�|^IIn>wa'a Btora, AUtoo, Hwdla ji r.namim,u.p._:z_______ T. J. RICK. raur Mead* or na� tkgm. Alwan ready la lira laf0iB.lloa.    T. J. BlOiC iMaa. U. J. A. BUTTON. ALDEH, IOWA, lotarf- Fnlilic,. Beal ^Qtate, ^ Ini ranrloaaa nairoilaiad oa 4aec^or karl tla^.atlow ntAaolltttaraat. A ta|ga Uat otlmproTad and unt�>roea4 .1 T,^^l^]i -rj''i J-U'J loonm ALDIN, IOWA. Livestock, Seeds & God. l&ortHt, Qiickat ail Quij DIm;t Lino ALPMI.   IOWA   PAf-T^ ^"TBft UW CHIOACM>, jaLWAVm AID71IX lUSlMr^^ -ronrrs;- mm nAiNuaui.Hirnii.im nu. NOTARY PUBkIC, w,  -  - - nn. msuxx * Boi, Attfwit ItonHii Count*. Niwa* PassenKers Can~Save FROM THIS SHORT BOUTE. covnzoTiom AT BLDORA JUHGTIOll witk the id Northwattwa-Bailwajr � tor City, Cedar Rapids, CllntoD, O lurwaakaci; DMHoInea, CoancU _._ BL PmiL MlDDMpolia and all poUita la Dakota, Hebra*k^;Kaiiiu and tlw W�l _BLMUU. jrltli-Uie. OehtralJowa Baft way tor polaU north and Bonth. IOWA FALLS with the B, 0. R * K. and DliDoia Oentral Railwayi, tor Wator- loo, Dubuque, Fort Dodgt..aad. Bioox IT HEADS IIKE FICTION. MARVELS SUOOESTED BY THE ............CEN9U8__REPqRT.   . ThaTHsnlihlMia OrowlK or Chl�aio-Po|i--iilBitra-'WklfililinnvrManirmuipileS^ In nny Taani-UirlBC Chlcacoaii* Waiit- d Wait*! la tlw PrsMnt Ittj Umiln- " Ito:MI*�C�f�r�lia tliy-WaJTdatfnl^ ^JThlok. llMMllMl Itom It^Maar ThliiBn !� Wklek^tlw Warm-. Fair Cllj Lead* Ik* VnlTsrM. , AIU^ES of Mil->)tlatlc� liavn ponin to bo regnrdod. and vory propV'r-lylt wouiil Hf-ciii, DR tho (Irlost of �II reading matter.  Jt any of our ro�dor�,how-eVor, In obedience to a cuatOm which h a a a�-sumedlthe force rof" bablt. have ^ ekipped"   tho ^IWO Itnoa of flg^ vnn ahnvn -and designed at a text, or more properly themo, for Ihi) present article, they will do well to look thom< over once more and read thnm attontlvoly. Thoy are the footings-tlio lust unoniilal-of the poi)ula.tlon_ot_tlic-clLy--oL.Chlcago. taken ir<)ni"tho United- Slates Consus "itiiports of tlip years 1840 and I80(i, rc-KlM'i.'llvcly. UctwGun them lies an In-t rval of-only one half century-a half coMiiiry of svich marvolous growth and |-�-nnd(Tfnl-dovnlopmcnt ~u5" to wuU lilgli make one doubt the r'�rrived an Indian-trader, Robert (.'. LaHallo, In whose Honor wa> named llic .street at tho head of which -thffiJioardJiof-a'rado liow^ stwids." A* LdSalla and bis companion approached In an opon l>oat, he. exclaimed: "Already I mtt the countless millions who will Mime tlmi- Inbablt.tbnse fertile yallefi." ' I'lThapH something of prophetic vision was given hln], and he saw a picture of what, tho swampy morass about him would br At the end of two centuries of time. , In^ ]R(io. Illinois and Indiana were organized together Into the Indian Territory, with tho seat of government al Vinconni'!', Ind. In 1804 a frontier mill-tary-pohi was established at Chicago, and a block fort ercctcd,~-and named Fott^Dcsrborn, after Uen. .ttenry Dearborn. The . . At 3 t/clocic the Court House, with Invaloablo records, suc-eombcd toritian eolora are soon,, and: iC the sailor    Bot worn a pot^hst' UkesiU place.   AlT^d* and ooUra . of skirta ar� worn UDder the loosely Happing covert aoata; some are of silk and   otbor�' of cottoo, loosriy gathered' and aoQompanied with tM: inevitable sailor ti*, while others liavo. the attff fronts ami are worn with a-soarf   ot �� soft    silk,    the    enda of   which'   ar�   tucked   into   tho waiatbaodl O^siaoally a flannel bUt* ia Been without any ooat at all,.bat UuB ia rather..alU�Mad^ Aot.altoigathairi Sood form, in' sjiite of enoy to nntidiaaea. the general Some womea -ance...was that ol-a-hugosca sweeping . In va.st breakers and billows over the doomed city. A square of substantial buildings would be submerged like �a child's liny heap of sand upon the beach of the ocean. Often the devouring element seemed to the horrified spectators to take personal form, and sweep nuxrklngly down upon piles of massive marble, which seemed to disappear; In tho twinkling, of an eye. Including streets, an an-a of three and a third square miles-was bnmod over. The number of buildings destroyed was, more than 17,000, while 100,000 people were, rendered .homeless. About-20a |[>ersons lost their lives. It Is estimated That the actual proixirtj lossniot" Includ"-ing depreciation of rcal estate or delaying of business, amounted tn nearly $;>00,000,000, upon which comparatively -Httle Instlnmce was ri'tOVrrcTT Ho remarkable Is th� energy of the poople Of the Oantco City, that business was not lonir Interrupted._Resldenrea- Trtiltr-wearhabll-lssiHeesrwttoropSBr d billows well^fllling wiatooats, but evat- wero turned Into .stores,wooden buildings were extrmporliod. and before the first snow of winter 1iad falloh trade began to assunin something of I us wonted JirOportions. Abort tthreo years later-July 14, 1874, another great firo swept over- the- devoted olty, dnslroying-sUtty acres, or eighteen blocks. In the heart .of tbecity, and aboutS4,000;0()0of property. The "groat lire* ruined thousands.of people; and broke up and forever destroyed no. end. of. .happy, homes. So far as the city was roncnrnod, however, it proved a, substantial benefit. The Chicago of ante-fire days contained many handsome and coeily buildings, but they were Interspersed with others of a poor A WQI.f finXT IK EABI.r T.ATIl. The,|hMt!arhlto resident Of Chicago was Fa'neir(rtn>W'(HnrDoutDR�^namwi"ile�iF' --qij^sownaaatpaii, jMiwnrBP i�4a>l^ all hiilQri�M.itM(|iiirionM es-^^ perleno�a-iw:f  l� tho finest-biillt city .of America,, andv aany^ well-lofOhBed iieople say, of the wocld. Progress and improvemejiv Ifc now more than ever bofotti' tho watekword. Bulldtags to whidi Ute Chlcagoajii pointed with pride a dozen years ago> art* now-being torn down, ti� be replaned with magnlBcent structoaes of from, twelve to ilTtrtli fibril" In I'ftgM------------ la many reganih Chleagw leaflinrtt Mmj^ptitori _It�_ m�nufai?�erlc8 : are these coats- flap- in the wind on a breeay day, and lack the smart elegance and' appropriateness of the habits which, previous to the' season of 1890, made Rotten Bow, at the ridingkbnr, one of the fineat-aights-inliondon. Anew habit, intiodnoed for tha wom-on who' follo^-the hotinds and ham the oonrage of Iheir'aaaric-tiona-sO'far as rtroas sad-: die riding is oonoemed, oonaists of a ooat which jjuttong with one-hotton across the chest, worn over a. shirt of flannel or Bilk, according to the' oUsMKOr skirt, which reaoltea below the knee. Long boots DKct the kirtr~iBitber-ol blaokor- ontaoaeiv leather, with staoog soles for walking^ pinje^tiugiu abridge almntthep^^^ Whioh. provenba the foot from slipping; too far into- the-atirmp.-  Anotliar-drosB, also intended for riding oroaa saddle, equalDy safe and practical andl oonaiderably more chic and smart, iiaa-a habit made in the shape of a man'a frook coat, whieh falls below the kiM� and.ia buttoned the whole way down. The long beota are rather more aenr-spirninns'thaii with^" ^*fi1iT***y halrili " bnt with thiaexeeption.thero- ia aot^ ing abont it in the leaatltuwomaaljiar load.   The .controversy on the TMio�~ qaestion ofi eross or side saddla iUb>9 seems to have died out from ' tasn. ........- The average English)woman 1 ridden alliher life on aside-saddloT aot change her methods for any ' words, however bitter, or foa aago-ments however oon'iFiaoing.  Bat tkara. -is no doubt that croaa-saddle riding !* auzes a safer poaitio*, givee better eoa-r trol over a spirited animalj jad_ja._ ^ allogettierless^fatigning onTlpijgLrantL,-or over a rongh coantry._ WramlBC's varaar akw^ . Trnncis E. Warren. whom;Praaidaafc Harriaan appoiniad Territorial Oovor-nor ot Wyoming early i> htaoSeial termt was dtoaaB Uovemoa 01 tba I state' at the raaa�t election. Oovanagi .Wamcen is intiwwtcly oanaeeted wM,' the.isidnstTies.a 1|r�|v;DlTiMon aot tar from,____________________ th? -'rTCnirt'H^ttf'*^'**"' "f"tJdUiia--}-lma�Msity aBrifKimetitf-ofrTSe eiMmous. It Is. Ike greatost grain, cat-tl�^bog, cured mUU and ItiaBber markoii in the world. As i rallroadreuterit hsu ao rival on the globe. Ita system   It has one jmat advantage over tbe older oitlea. This is aallmlted sfure, jM;hj8aifciwiindjstf*ww_and^^:t^^^^ Workers ol aB Kinds la piMtow hoawnir their owtk  The olty at-present laeiutlos i74;�aajto�iiBiiei-wUhln-itr^H�itr ^blds falf ta-^ortend-tbem befsca nranF Toars terrpawwriiy" ~      1^---- .To eimmerata tit* -reajarkaMa Instltu-~Uoii%.of tbe Chicago of to-daK with Ite a,toq;oao^pte, woold reqjtfrt a-ffllnM^^ or^ ii To of hlMmXJUkaittentlOR. ThapMjii'dayitho atest ^ft In' inTtTTOry�i�iTofailltloa..j)tfti)irall,wr lagconveytbat kpobr ldea� aUK the whWi-tho-anm^a thal^ka, HMUttlieri desire to ktap, " wondatful by all wiio In way sento,. abreast of acoh.which 
                            

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