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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - November 21, 1890, Alden, Iowa                                ausiNEssoiRECTbiir If.'* * W.l -IT" M�aO_p.wt._______ uofianaar ___. StaMM. _ [MtAHDjnnDnra Bootr- -     0� IBkU. BMnlar niMUaii WboBd and lUUayt ^miiTiin 6t (Mb montti. All wawijrjii�lud to M. No.�I.K,�^r,-|I, mmnwUtouM. H. J. *iiMn,X.a ir rate* otlBt�i A iMica Uat o( ImurovM _ larta___ ludatorMl*. lBt�ratt. tmprov�4 and nnlmpravad ^^^^^^ �eHMMrtimifWDn- --------------rsrsM*- nei just's tin. niiMMiiii rnrnui im tml NOTARY PUBLIG. �ii�.JIBOfALL*BOI, OeufrtVi Iowa* EXCHANGE BOUGHT anlSOLOi CrtlMlIou lute  tIpecUUy.  lMB'�BBMl1btataw -5 ^p:^:;--, wii^"^ ^--I---' Grain, Uin Stocl^ DWARFS IN THE SNOW. DWELLERS     AMONG    GR�eN-LAND'S ICY MOUNTAINS. alden,^ -->BiAiiift-n- liolghVwolgEriM pnundq, �iid wai born on tho east co'kii ot Chwmland. Shojialli. LUe!mIl_�n_.B(K|Ulraaux,.but aho l� vorf unliko the Eaqulinaiix Indians, on tha 'west coagt of thn lRlBnd,_jind ^boloDK toi%rtb � MparaU! raco of people, which nnmiwrti abnui Wa mouIh, and \t rapidly b�cominB oxllncU Tho DuiiIrIi hUtorlana saj that thia raco is tho descendant of a Danish colony loundfld at Awgaian-tttllk, In Ugd, Uy Brltt wnxxAM XEATnrak the Bed. Wm Kraror sars that tho tr*-dltlons of her' country make lt� people t5E3^SSfi5SSi*-2LJho_ScMdlM�^ J��inon_wlK�-*6re-WTpckod OiT the coHt ' from ti mo totlnio, and wore novor able to eacapc. lint however the coldnjr may have boon planted, the- comi pIoxHtartr ;apd^^^ ;T(lff~~dbmon�lrato their Caucasian origin.   Whnn tho_ dirt. Js scraped off SiNlf Htfdnr^ fnM III TiMi MlMi, COQI IHEiTfflft SIOTES i BUBES mm \mmmm wnwrnms ALDm,   IOWA TILLS, UDdBA, AKD ALL SABTEBB ponrrs. lengers Can Save raoM ^- HODBSTO __________......;aJra�Mr............ l�il6Q AID nilTS^QI T^^ a? TAXDia TOSsiOKT route: OONNEOnONSAT ELDOBA mnOTIOll with tht Ohieaga ad Northwestern Hallway for Taoa Ci^, Cedar Raplda, OUnton, Ohlcam. Uifwwkfle, Dea Molnea, CouncUliuSi^ St. FaoLJUnneapolia aiid aU potato la EUMlitA with the Central Iowa BaU^ way (or polnU Korth and South. 10WAZALL8with thaB., 0. R ft^IT. iduUnols Central Bailwaya, forWatar-Fort Dodca aad Blonx .ani _      _____ loo, Dubuque. City. paiieBleFBatet, applrto onrloaOiimtt pr addfeta tha Genenil Preight aad Paa-vaagar Agefitat Bldora, Iowa. mi An Almoat. Bxllnut ItSM of C*qulma�iil- ThMir naM KlMicali" .for nExliMaea-. niraaa* HikIbI CniiUt'ni* - MUi OM Krarar,' � IlnpraMnlatl** of Thii Qnaar Liitia Pwipla, Now VUltlac Ttal* Caaa-ITT. ^ - � ;^TP^11E mosllnlflrost-1 n g inltA' o f hu> manliy that has visited tWscoun-many-yoara Is MUsOlof Kraror, t h 0 Oreon-TutBTr-whoJus boon louring on hbfniiUvo.country and Its people. Ml�� Rrarer,. ssyn tho Chicago HehtlO, Is thirty o-ycars-olrdf forty Inches liq the iransgrcNsldn of which at least �-posDS.-lhom to thn roprobatton ot their comrades. In some respects their rules ImiMiHa upon them an great restraints as are Imposed by the laws of civilized ao-ntaty. Tho avorBRn population ot each hou^io Is tlilrty-twn fMsrsons. Tho building Is partiyniidcr ground,-and'tho-Walt� are very Ihlclfr- Thn ttpaco.within Is dl-vldwl Into compartments, something like the-tialls In a stabU', one family oociiny-IngiiiclLSlall.   Ill (lie sprhiK timo thn thelt faces tlioy are as fair as any Dane. Several Scandinavian discoverers have visited them In tho Interests pf history and ethnology.  Oraah's expedition was A MAIUIICU COVPLB. Eviulmaux. loavfl-thelr JjirfutntLstoao-^Tho community Is then broliQn up, and only near reUtlvos llvo together It somo-timos happens tbat tho occupants of one hut_.are - -Inimical-to-_ the -oo; pep^^upsnts - of -snothoi-liut, but "that does not prevent them from appearing Ui bn upon the best terms wlion they happen to moot In one of the house;, as hoi)ii|taIlty Is with them, a necessary. duty. Thefts arc not rare, according to Capuin Holm, among tho people of Ang CSQUIUAOX WOMEI! AWD cnn.Ditcx. made In l8iS, Holm'8 In 1883, and Nor-dcnsktold'a In 1888. Coptnln^lloLnLhaS-onlrTccontlr TCturncai5T5oTimarJt, and has roado an elaborate and almost^lioart-rondlng report concerning Miss Kraror'n countrymen, lie lived among them two years, and took more than ono census of them. They tUonnuinbprsd Jia,,of TTlroitt "lIT^Tiiliainiotl-thn fiorttr aroiind-Angmagsaiik. Tliey are_ much smaller tfaoiT liuroiieaits, but inrgor~than oilipr Esquimaux. One remarkaVIo fnct concerning their physlqun Is noted by . Captain Jldmj^^JCUcIt^^-arJus |-sris of oftllTmry length and  very muscular, whl.lo their logs arc sliurl. �londeri-ftnd-'Wonk.--'i'hit"eiW��-^f-ihl!t-i physical dovolopmont lii obvious. Thn men llvO:by the harpoon; They apoml their lives In diminutive boats. In which their logs are ax motionless and eon-strained a# tho foot of a Chinese womn Incased In an Iron shoo, whilo their iinn.i are in constant cvvrclso In tho throwing of tho hariHHin. During llio winter lliosi" Esqulinax live In long houses made of �tone and turf. Thoro Is only ono house In each settlement, and one house ofl�n contains as many as ton f amillos. Theso houses aro from twenty-four to ftfty feet In-longth, according to ilio number of families to^bn aci'umpiodatcd, and from twelve to sixteen font In width. They are genorally_hiilIUm-laitd--K>optng-to-'ward tho sea, and the froiitj^wliorfi tUo entrance Opens. "lor irglil.orc, generally magsallk, and tliny steal as often to (jltatllyjcvciigoful-feeUngSTBsrterBBttSfy"' ' their own wants^ Captain Holm had reason to know this, as they stole from him not only brood, liardwaro and clothing, but also articles of whicli they did not make tho sltghtpstuso, such as teaspoons juidLforks-Mnrdprsiro quite Xroqiiont lionilderiiig the small population." Tlio only-trial for sach.a-crimo^ls a public' meeting, whore tho accuser and IhoaccuscUlim'tliclrBtorlcs In a chant to an accompaniment from a' drum. A.N MQDIMAUX SAW. MmowrnMuum. LlaceiiUicocoan:- Tho oldost man-In the honae ,i�  regarded' ai tho chief nt lUtaobaao, Thay oonaldorJt tbQir llrsi 'F.to.^rator tboaoCwhpouVo in tho .w4Uf-th,aai^an4 MIHKiially ttUia (.isroat A.ftor the auditors havo heard both sides they manifest their approval or disapproval and there tho matter ends. Amid these chants of accusation and doniki the adversaries betray no hostile feeling, but frequently appear as If they did.not have tho slightest cause of dlfforonco. _____     Family ties omong the dwellers at Aok;, 85Mt5llJ-5iBll^-0�--^'"^-^P'"K"''^ i blood, aro .... Mgardod-aa imposing tho obligation of raiitUBl aid under all circumstances. But, atrango to say, marriage Is not regarded as a family tlo. Thoslightost tio ot kindness Is an ondurtng-bond, but the wife ts'troated as a mlstrosss or servant, from whom tho man may soparato whon-qvor ho pleases. AVhon the wife'becomea a mother, however, her position is moro iis^rod. The husband Is always the head of the family, and aftor him como tho sons, oven If they aro quite small, bocauso they are regarded as the future ofjtbo: family, Who aro to provide for their parents In old age. As long as tho paronts live, therefore, the sons dwell wH.h thorn aiul-contrlbuto to tMr sujik poii.BasttireenlttndPTaoftairmarrO''^' foAtheyroachanadultago, if they aruin condition to support a woman. Ko ono la permitted tp_^gatgtftflaJfilfttteJKthjrt^ isan UAara'� a cousin. BklUful hunters froquuntly have two wives. This la not ofton against tho wish ot tho flrst wife, who, In many casoa, wbon she Is unahle lb prepare all. the akins her husband tatco% domands that ho shall tako another wUe. Sdmotlmea a man takes two' Wlvaa-'iiir-order that-ho -mar have two jBtwWw7to hU hoat,- ,nu.t Capiatargo|ar nco In-whie&t a- man ^^liad iwo-wtrear- Tha-Bi^aiBraux: ,rJI|Wa onUrely onjioeat, and tboy ;Mend their llyes ih oim of thain.^dlea hlabodr- -*Tifwiif�giTi�^'Tbo=P he woro I^^larVaJak �a him. >BI�Ji(�Wlao$jsj >d;hte>tfe�ari^ dolant aa well chilly It Thero Is no sweeping, daatinf, Mais lag or washing to do.  The bill ot consists entirely of whale blubberr meat and fish, abd these artlelat eaten raw and frozen.  The t .:of_an_Esqulmaa'a hoose Ja; be expected, very simple.  The-Door and seaU of tho hut are alljof There is a rug of furs on the floor, tons of tar on the MsaLv and hanging for around thn wails.  The tura sewed with Rah bones for needtea  _ reindeer sinews for thread.  There. aiaT few rudo Implemonts^ ail made-ofr m All working tools and hunting Imptof; menta arc made of tho same material^ Tho tiesh of the reindeer, which la tliai 8ol was her homo, and theJUitcrj2QUl_aml-U>tuahM-conn>.tetSl^^ fmmnmT-i.TTpr.^r'Tj^rT. -v.-        afl it has a aofteuing effeot on the fea-_j'  had to bear in tho i)enitentiary ?" . ^ �'Jaa " ^preaehorn-would mnnt "Whatr- "Jawv_YQttng prt srdH&dlind talk to us." "Why did you object- to tho yonng preaohera?"^^     ' 'rWell. we had to ait and liaten'iiU they got through preachin*. It made ma iQaeeome;"-^rAransai^ IVanelMr. -Rwidenk-looking to>" bw4. ekl- ^ WeUr^I-knowjm^xoaieht plaooi-kapfc-^ ;1>y azegalar old-laahioned Now �ii>; ','.-] land hooaawUe. '   ^ -1 8trahgi6r.r-:Wall,,*ha-lact-la,-I .�uma-iK�i-�a>d(ee-landraBarisriun| UMMmdirorUie thing, Fd rathwW j-bgagd^wiajitlkB lhafi aln ] :~BaiSdaDt-There are pleatv o( UmiI' i raar Mva la thhi. conatraliwd poaHton' JUul ,'uhwt~tt(S:iws wl� U�a' >,�tmiiwtbedafo(aUtr. plenty ^ttOiiat^Yaa, I aaiPemad' A_Ia�*   

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