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Publication: Alden Times November 21, 1890

Alden Times (Newspaper) - November 21, 1890, Alden, Iowa BUSINESS DIRECTORY Mot. I •• U • •IMI ft. rn. SamUy asmrsrjst***** .very X£tf.a.,t*1£2s*i.s- r~“-«..... Bandar. Hr* Iii* a*T o oloc rn <teM*» h«hm»i m y ^ J* ftiOTUuf •t«J7 Thursday ara*. SZiteSttJi IU*! saloon * rn. Hun lay •cnool inuswllatvly artar morning Mrvtooo. — CHURCH ~R«t. J1, *f Knravth, Paitor o'rlrwi * In“.^ .wC1^SLln**tln« *» nttm™**. in. “~U“« T Tuatday snpsoii t cousin —DEULBHE m- Grain, Un Slock, DWELLERS AMONG GREENLAND'S ICY MOUNTAINS. COAL, ALDEN, -    .    iowa. An Almnat I *tinct Hoc* „f Their Ila rat EtTwggU tar Et !•!••<**- arrange tietai I uiluin,    Mlaa dial ltr“,*r- • l*e|ire«*»itatlr« „r THU linear I lllle Her,(Tie.    Vialling    Till*    «••■*. »n. rburaday *t*dlog* • R4PIAHT LO DOE. No. MIA a rn a * u Jill maet I* regular oontmonleation on th* Hril I £LT52lV2 °r lT,OT* *S® ftt" ~T« *1 SS .U    Vialling    hrathren ar* IITIM lo Mona, ft U Plarea WM* M W c ma hat, ftaanlary.    W    U'1    ! • awoir^ia    “*•    *T#rV    ilAT'Od SasSKEt*s-« I ^ws*r    *• °'".-r;“Er *• Ii. Hug ar*. M. w.; J. tumuuon, Ha Nine##, ii]., Coto, vtarraured is rar Oat. Flip I. PETER TAYLOR, ORALEE Of- DIEHM) LOIXTOB. Nil TU. F Of T»  lf eat tnea r,T..le.“rr "w*1,1 ijA!,ln« KU I, LM J! r^vTx-Ti an“ a * c a 1,1 * JU A ME J. STRUT. Live Stock, GRAIN, Seeds & Coal. Altarway ae* Ce* arete* at Law. *!•' **« to roll* ‘ oru Of*. SHajr^iewL * 8Ujr*' AkW“* »rN>i ALDEN, IOWA p r. FEI IE IE, IL ». ftjNitliB aal larfaoft °®** •*» Mooing • Bard wart WHXIAM KEATOR}. Deal* la Alda* low*, •tora. Healy and SMI Horton PMM Iii TMI Mho, T. J. RICK.      „„„ BABBIE AND HAIRDRISSER. Tinware & Woodenware, 4**M /W WaWaaal ■**--.»<- r*   -    IM* larrw* and flare! atoak cd MI HEATHS STOVER ( RAISES HK m<-f tnt»*ro«L nu mite of bu* mutiny that Ii»a visit**! thin country In many year* I' HIM Clof K ra dt. t Ii n (irw>n-!«toter. wAmj. ha* been I.-miring on hut native reunify aud Ila people. ll lea K rarer, "ay* thr Chicano Herald, la thirty-iwo van* old, forty Inrhea In the tranajrrt aafoE of whfnli at lea*t et-po-,** them Ut the reprobation of their comrade, in Mime n*<*p«>< is their rules Impose tipon them a* irreal restraint* a* are imposed by the law* <f civilize*] so rlet, The average populnt Ion of ca* h non-** Is thirty-!WI, [crsin, The building » partly under around, and the wall* are v<-r> thick Th. spa, ,■ within is ,||. Tided into compartments, somethin* like the -tails in a stable. one family occupying caph Mall. In the spring time tho height, weighs MO pounds, anti was horn on the east roast of Greenland. She rail* herself *n Esquimaux, but she la very unlike the Eaqulmam Indian* on the we*t roast of the island, and belong* really Ut a separate rate of poop!#, which Mum Iter* al*.hi .Vat Mini*, and is rapidly becoming eitinrL The Danish historian* say that thia rat e I* the descendant of a Danish colony founded *4 Aog„io**»obk in toto, by Erie tim Bed MD* Krarer *av» that tho tradition* of her country make It* people the descendant* of the Scandinavian seamen who Were wrecked on the coaat frtiiu t i m«» t<» ti nu*. And w**ro nnvi»r abl* to eftcape. Hut however I he colony may have t,«-en planted, the completion and language of lite pw pie demonstrate their Caucasian When the dirt I* Scraped off their face* they are a* fair a* any Dane. Several Mrandlnav tan discoverers have vialled them In the Interest* of hl*tory and ethnology. Uraab's expedition wa* * ms nui an corrna Bsqulmaui have their turf and su>ne hut - and live in ti'ou. The community Is then broken up, and only near relative* live together. It sometime* happen* that tho occupant* of one hut are Inimical to tin. occupant* of another hut, I ut that do. - not prevent them from appealing U» ic u(Min the hest term* when they hapten to miN-t in one of the house*, ga hospitality I* with them a necessary duty Thefts are not rare, a. cording to I aptain Holm, among the people of Ang- *ftft»ah|p Houma a»d mn bMn. four fIleadj or scad ttnwi Always ,<wd7 to «iv« info.rn*Uoo.    t. J, EICK. Aldan, ii. J. A. BUTTON, ALDE*, IOWA ERA TTWO. Ad AO., loft Notary Paine, Real alate, Loa CHICAGO, IOWA AND DAKOTA awd -*1.    db TTjWAY. inhurancb aqeltt Fann loaaa amroitatft.1 on long or ahan Oma ut low rates of InUireat. IftadlTfor saM.°f    aud    unimproved fflurtert, fioictet ail Only Direct lim •MTW KMM ALO ETV, IOWA PALLS, ELDORA. AAD CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AAH ALL ElHTERA PO LITS. ^•'Wperfumes^-.^- SURPASS a1 Coayrtoi « QuAUTT md STILL sUouHao.......,.,.,,,,    vif.1-'    "T- '»    ■>/'< /‘iS-'    V'.''    C. V • bt rw»«tr »:•<* I for IK Air rv< b Meas RICKSECKER'! TOOTR MINER Bv,;. '.■ ’ ;C-'V v.V" ' V J RKKSECKER’t FACE POWDER Sre.Or. o,» hl«h«» isd. rs*m.„ t srnrr -h-r, Th.    '    ,!•    a'    ' ■ , *    S'fcj SjANWrtwpt niMwtlr t«T!Mbi*. WMMmi awl*. rau. iiViitcitB,'TiirVii*, KW tim. ! Tills SIIOBT ROUTE. Passengers Can Save ; ‘ft»-e^aAwTM J    PROM 2 hours to 5 carry It off. It Is fre.|iientlv the ease thai the body will he    distinctly    *t I the bottom of the sea, not far fn.m the nut of the deceased perwm, a long time ■ after his death. Hut the ancient say of , disposing of the dead I* to tar them on j the ground and cover them with ^ ate! this Is alii? done to a con*Plerahle j **',cnt. To economize stones, whlih are not very abundant, the body is doubled | un nj that a smaller number of them will I cove! It. Htrange to stv. it |» » rule j among people that Ute name of a dead i P' f^m tnu*t never !*• pronounced, if a I man happen* to have the name of a .lead I, ho - bangos it at once. so that the dead man’s name mar never tut one minored. Even if the de«d man bore the name of an animal, aa soot) as Im 'lie* th. name of the animal* spec lei must h*. changed by th* whole tnlm J he con aeq donee Is that the language is In a I'onstAot stat*' of change. Tile na ti vi * ut Angmawalik are great astrnnomera |q their way. They have definitely deter mined, tn their own entire satisfaction, that the star* are ot {fie -t/e „f a fox skin. They has.- wit unoeih lo observe that the moon govern* the tides, and the fa. t come* m for freqnent mention In their legend* They know just where the sun I, at hour of the day and at anv time of the year They I have great talent for geography and a remarkable memory for place*. They < an describe accurately pig. e* they have not seen for twenty year*, and even -ir.iw a pretty goo I map of them. They can also tell exactly how long it take* ta go from uuu plato to another rho legend* of th:* strange people I... * I'iuFular confirmation of the iud Testament history. They ’ teach that the world was at first without M'S or mountains, and that. the (Jrcat Spirit. not liking the men who then Inhabited it, destroyed in lie o|*-ned raves, into Which men fell, and then Hater covered the face „f the earth, filled the cavea and drowned them. When the earth appeared anew It was all covered with glacier*. These glaciers melted In largo parts, and there fell from heaven two beings who re|>eopIed the cmWi. I he people of Angmagsalfk are sprightly and intelligent. They are persevering and intrepid hunter* They arc (Millte. hospitable, and obliging one to another, and yet reserved, suspicious, and deceitful. Such sentiment* a* love, friendship, and devotion ani rarely met among them. Miss Krarer says that In her country I the day* and the night- are of the *am„ length. Tor four long month* the p*. ' detent a* well ga * very chilly ti im et IL I here Is no .weeping, dusting, rook* lug or washing to do. The hill of for* consist* entirely of whale blubber, bear meat and fish, ami the*# articles ans eaten raw and fmren. The furnltom of Rn Esquimau’* house is, a* might be ex peeled, very simple The walla. floor and o ats of the hut are an of -now. mere i* a ri||| of fur* on the floor, cushion* of fur on the -r at* and hanging* of fur around the wall*. The fur* ar* "-wed With nth hone* for needle* and reindeer sinew* for thread. There are a few rude implements, all made of boo*. All working tool* and hunting iroplw-menls Me made of the -am,. matenaL Arm n**h of the relmfei'r, which ie th#* article of food in I inland cannot bo •alen in <>iv.-nland on account of IU Coarseness. I here i* no outdoor ocrtip*» Hon for the woime, except that once la a While a man will gun his wife an airing. which -hi greatly ne-tl*. on his sledL Tin'only levi In the h.Hise Is a lamn bag made or fur fpto which Chs Whole Tamf. y creep* at bn,Mime and sftitnber until ley pn* tired. They go pi bed when they are sleepy and eat when hungry. arrangement of the hair HERE ut nothing that affect* a woman’* looks for bettor or worse an much a* her hair and its arrangement. If JOU don't    believe it, dear    rn ads me or rams. take jour own lock*    into jour hands    aud twist them into a hard knot at the back of jour heaii, drawing it tightly back from the face aud ears. Now, look into the glass and see what a fright you s\ff    ! ES™5- n tor two attempt at beauty and becoming!! , Ii WMS } t i A ... I .4 ll    mm    . rj-VI IMAI* Hi IMI* ASO I IIH M!| \ moiic in I SJW, Holm's in lvH3, and Nor-drasklold’s in 1**4. « aptain Holm has only recently returned u» Denmark, and ha* made an elaborate and almost heart-rending report concerning Miss Krarer J8",,vru} ,h<'n>»-»sst. Ha rn. ,1 f I I I f I lf I U fit* ihi I Im . .. . _ .    a ajrrwKgg CHICA60 MO POUTS OI TUR URE BT TUOSTO NOTARY PUBLIC, CoDectin ai iBnma AGENT. leal Enate, CONNECTIONS AT farm and Town Property  _ FOR BAUE AXD RIFE BAAK OF ALDEN, nOIJ. BIRDSALL A SOV, Aldan, Hardin County, Iowa. ELDORA JUNCTION with the Chicago and Northwestern Railway for Tama City, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Chicago, o ^i0** Moin“. Council Bluff*, oL Paul, Minneapolis and all points is Dakota, Nebraska. Kansas and Ute Weal ELDORA with the Central Iowa Railway for point* North and South. IOWA FALLS with the B.. CRAN and Illinois Central Railways, for Watci* City qu®' *’ort Dodge and Bion* For all inforatlon about Freight ot — WW—wa aw —va# UI/Ulll K ICIkUl QI Manger Ilate»( apply to our loc^l arati addrest the General Freight sad Pa*. year*, and took more than one r en*u* of them They then numbered 54*, of whom tin inhabited the fiord* apr rid Ahgmagsalik. They sr., much smaller thm r.uro|M-an*. but larger than other Esquimaux. o,„. remarkable fact concerning their physique I- noted by Captain Holm. Their arm* •re or ordinary length and very muscular, while their legs are short, bender and weak. Th, caum* i»r th,* physical development j* obvious. Th, men live by the harpoon. They span,! their I vc* diminutive Units, in which their leg* ar- a. motion!. ** and constrained .w the f,*,t of a t w .man located In an in.n -hoe. while their arm* arc In constant exercise in the throwing Of the harpoon. During tho winter these Ksqulinax live ii, |,„)g houses made of , ne awl turf. There is only one honse lu each acttlemont, and nun bouto often contain* us many as bu, families. Th, se houses am from twenty-four to fifty feet In length, according to the number of familia* to Im- accommodated, and from twelve to sixteen feet f„ width. They are generally built on land -loping to-ward the sea. and th, front, where the entrance op,-,,* for light are, generally magsallk, and they -t, al a* often to gratify revengeful feeling* os to satisfy their own wants. ( a„uIH |lo|m bad r,.ml son to know this, a* ,hey *to|0 from him not only bread, hardware and clothing. of which they did not make the slightest use, such as teaspoon* and forks. Murder* are quito frequent . onside rf ng the small population. Tho only trial for *ur|, a crime I* a pub IIC meeting, where the accuser and the accused t» IT their stories |„ * chant to an accompaniment from a drum. fcd: its: Sie»   ss asqi ivAux saw. After the auditors have heard both sides dinap- ----- —~ sevuviM * IXilU ••offer Agent at Eldora, Iowa. JOKI* PORTER W. 9. PORTER, •- M. mm* *. A. EXCHANGE BOUGHT and SOLO. Collection* mode a Specialty, laaq ^perfumes! I —HUBB FROM FLOWS** OF TM— ■ LAHO OF FLOWERS I I OOUSSAN’Si • Use an Beal Estate. ROBERT HOLMES, DZALEB nr- Lumber,__ Brick, Cement and Lime. Sweet Sooth raj RlsaRsm>lM TwEWMa KACH 65 CINTI. ■ amo OO* nm tin mmumm LTS HS ESM I ISSEI Hilt UHM I    IEVUKI ■Mill a a rim. tMPERtAL PINK I ■ ROUSUL ROSI Lswas, M'sst.sax weciotjxi UtK* OUir KUA It KU. ‘hey manifest their approval or proval and there the matter end*. Amid these chants of accusation and delhi tho ad versa rh * betray no hostile f*u>||„g. but frequently appear as lf they did not have the .slightest cause of difference. Family tin*among tho dweller* at Ang-maffrtaltk, „r at I, ast tics of blood, are regarded as Imposing tho obligation at mutual ahi under all circumstance*. nut, strange to -av, marriage I* not re-"«W« a    tie.    Theallghtest tie "f kindness I* an enduring bond, but the Wife Is treated as a mistress* or servant, from whom the man may separate whenever he please*. When the wife heroine* -i mother, however, her position is more assured. The husband is alway* the bead of the family, and after him conin the sons, even lf they art, quite small, because they an* rogardud as the future of the family, who arn to provide for their parents in old age. As long as the parents live, therefore, tho son* dwell with them ami contribute to their support, Ka-t Green I an der* often marry belord limy roach an adult age. lf they are In condition to support a woman. No one * Permitted to marry any r-lathm that « aa hear a, a cousin, .skillful hunters nPequeutly have two wives. This Is not often against the wish of tho first wife, who, in many case*, witen she is unable to prepare all the skins her husband takes, demand* that he shall take another wife. Sometimes a man takes two wive* in order that he may have two rowers to his WL Hut < aptain Holm "aw no Instance iii which a man hod I more th*,, two wItcs. The Esquimaux rainily live* entirely on meat, and they have no regular meal* nor meal hours. but every one eats when he l* hungry hy ao m<<lin!l ,«nJ; months there Is a period, which is the pleasantest of the year. Th.-ii for sit months the *i)n j* al*»ve the horizon. Sunrise to the poor Esquimaux Is a jubilee something like Christmas In other countries It I* the only thing that he ,-an measure time by. De take* no reckoning of any period shorter than a year. The ..n*t coast of Greenland, she says, I* the coid>'*t and most dismal "pot rn the Arctic region*. ||* r fir** recollections are of the snow-hut which was her home. and the bitter cold ami frequent hunger from which -he ami every one aisiut her suffered Fuel properly -m aking, there was none. a* there Ha* |10 vegetation, and wliat feeble fire,, her race could afford were fed auh the fie*!i of reindeer, and tho Lh,ne* of ii-h and of the walrus. These fires were kindled by a Hint. hut even flint* were scarce An Esquimaux mother who tell* her child that she Hill punish It alw av* keeps her word, even lf she I* not in i( hurry sis,Ut It. ami when she get* ready her penalty I* as barbarous a* it I* unique Her threat 1* that -he will burn her little daughter with a bone, and sure enough -he lake* a great I Kine and heats ti al tho lire. and then presses it on •‘one part of the little girl * bod* until there I* an . x. rm I ating burn* The v*ar is a long reminder to the little one of the danger of filial disobedience, but the mother must draw the line somewhere. *0 aho never burns the child - face. A-may readily Is* Judged from this fact, thoro is very little trrn* affection among tin* Esquimaux, and even a mothers love I" an uncertain quantity. She never fondles nor pets them. and when ihey an* ailing -he neglects them ju-t as a brute doe*. As soot) as they an* able to Sit alone they are put upon the fur covered floor to take car** of themselves, and there they -it day after da>, lf the expression may be allowed concerning that latitude, mu tiled In their little sealskin Jackets, the fur side turned in. with their little arm- hugging their bodies to keep warm. As they -pond their dyes doe* it? And yet the effort is hardly more devoid of grace and leveling : than is that of many women who dreaa their hair, apparently, simply beearn** : It u hair and must be gotten out of th* way aam*.How Others a«wfl>. WtJT hare nothing to do with anything bat the “verv latest" style in this as in everything else, and the result is that lr looks are only not improved, bat spoiled. The hair should never Ixv brushed completely back from the face, as it bas a softening effect on the fea-1'irc*. tone- down the complexion and improve* the fare generally, when it is given a chance. Don’t dye or bleach '°i#r ^ia*r’ ^ I" death to the hair it-. self. arid a- the tint does not barmonuo vv itll the down on gives th* fare a coarse, unnatural expression. As to the style* of wearing the hair, whatever is most Itecoming -hould In* considered the moat stvli*h for each and every individual. There is neither rhyme nor reason in making a "guv" of ones self just lu-cause it is the -tile. *. XOWAq JWMW wpymr oo. faces tho ocean. The oldest man in the house is regarded as the chief tha household, provided he has b«.en a good hunter, or has a son who is skillful In the chase. They consider It tholr first duty to care for those who live In the same house with them, ami especially their kindred. Ho long as they live 1- f    The Inhabltantn 'lr. clothing ^Thlt    *n(1    '    u*d ln h*" 50,1 winU r Rarraents.    The mm-    , communism •    pelisse which he wore    In hi*,    kaiak    Is reTk    ‘Communism    Is of grout    wrapped around him. ID* head I* coy £ wlth^if    Hr’dn* r„    , ihe> Would    ''*** w“k » cap and his h-g* are tired ue ea^*    <d-*eeWrtjt* : gether With a fox rirtn.—ty~rmw of bht Uug:    . Th®*® Eaqalmau* are    ancestors perlsliwl in hts kajak which I- aortl^ttfiB    irm    bul    tUtir    I    to    have    been the oui® the * ^    ,UPU,,‘    10    irbi,'h    thrown    Into    the    sea, or^L*^i J 7 H 'n a legal character, and J on the beach where the rising tide will '•arte Ulm lon--,>in*. An old fellow who had just served a Beaten**# of ten v®i»r* m the |>eniten-tiarv was askcsl ii he enjoyed hi- freedom. ’Well," -aid he. "it kinder suits me until ureal tim** cornea and then it sorter don't.” "Don't like lo work, eh?” "Well. no. lf I had I wouldn tor went to the |x*n." "How did they feed you?" •    »    a    u    t    a    barlie.'ue,    still it did (nitty well. Only one objection.** ‘' V\ hat was t hat ?” "Ha«l to work for it.” "Did they ever whip von?" '‘Well, they teched we with a stran onct. ”    1 "Hurt von. I suppose.” "Well, it didn't fe**l good." "Do yon aver exj*ect to go hack there ?” "That sorter depends." “Upon what?” "Upon whether or no tbev ketch me." "You don't intend to work then ?" "''ell, not if I can help it. I ain't able.” "'on look to be a very strong man.'* "Yes, but workin’ makes me lonesome.” " hat was the hardest thing yon had to bear in the penitentiary ?M “Jaw.” "What?” ".law. ' omig preachers would coma around ami talk to us.” "Why did you object to the voting preachers T    ' "Well, we had to sit and listen till they got through preachin’. It made ma lonesomeTraveler HH KWK TSI! Ulva in this constralnetl isjsitlon their arm-twcqnn*, bent and ikLitaiL*<l All th** woroeu have the upper arm short snit crippled, but the boys, who live more out of doors, escape th** deformity. The Esquimaux women have a very In stal VanKa*. Resident Looking for Is,ani, eh * "ell, I know an excellent place, kept by a regular old fashioned New England housewife. Stranger—Wall, tho fact i», I jj^ came from Yankee land, and, ji»t for the novelty of the thing, I’d rather get board with folks that ain’t Yankees. Resident There are plenty of that sort. Stranger -Y rn, I -aw em advertised, u w tbt’-r ■ wasn't Yankee*, 'ca they always ended up with “No at tloua aahed.*—Kine York Wtttkly, The meanest cannibal—the man Urea on hit (heads. ;

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Publication: Alden Times

Location: Alden, Iowa

Issue Date: November 21, 1890