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Spirit Lake Beacon (Newspaper) - October 16, 1873, Spirit Lake, Iowa County and our Country JSpirit Lake Dickinson County Iowa Thursday October 16 1873 No 46 LOON aakl at late and ou my replying In tUo af inawaUrc be added All light can x be lysooasai Then he helabbcrud vumetliing lo highly aiiiuao tlic crew far Ifcejr liujhcj heartily am echoed All Hffcl i waaf r rcucskdly Jlr Jtuccra had told me prior to my do pssrtan Uie tier ho usiucd was locit a Ull clock lower authUhljii of town at lie It 10 I was ra Ui MM ihu txjil for an wliarf nouUy Ufcjijiy Valluy wlilcli I rtc 4gAiM4 by Uio oUllskj unit grarciUino tluhioMi Unu of viilcv E ukvJ if that WM Ilie pltcc 1 liiul o land at and Uic nw w coutl ll wnsf thai I trliu Hie Imliiu if Utc fell bound to Mint jji aad to llio jotly UiuuKli li ante iHffprtti from luc utfcripiiuuof it Ibc male given me you wiuicliw clialr you romc loog me Mild tlic boMniin ns lie follmv Uic II Utc rind I no our near to whom I could apply fur Information I hat o ncccjrt hid wrviccs guide and In wnku v uf to cwry tlic itlnpulcli Iwxcs but I re Ciued lu purl wltli Ihctn to he invrrly mut lenel a tort of chuckling cjnculsitioFi ami on Ow Mw Jvdpnrat IclU aMksv it be fifuiw or vi dan 111 8 8 lift IM Ijaisttil Ike steam at favtk uata a cltar owned by a la Calcutta aad ranged boss tkal pan to IImi tm mA U carried on in Is tepid b UK evcrtfuciuailng al ptnrat wisu Wall sUvet eoismni Premnlly we came lo a small row often cutcnuhuuscs autl my guide induced me lo enter cue liv toiling mu Ikat his who were chairbearers lived abuvo and that be wvcM roiue thtm from llicir slum brn ami order Uictu to carry me lo Gs hong Oul of nr Innocence of the Chinese clmmcler 1 believed htm nnd thinking at was rtghl 1 placed lie two 1 had with me upon Ihe door and sctlicd myself a trailed bed whereupon reposed a bevy nf itualt children and a ciirlyhcndcd that appeared on first light lo be a ilog bnt which I uhitqiiciitty discovered to lie a juvenile pig Ai my guide left the apartment ascending by n smut ladder lo floor above nqualnt littlenlmondcyed girt and sfitr lne ln astonUhiueul or a moment came toward aie ami whis vred a wont In my ear tli of wlitcli I did not understand solouly umll ixl nodded Iu answer until I Iwcamc by her peculiar getliculalions thai la Yankee parlance I had belter gel I wins by nn uvan i in society Mv gitid ami lilrfcimfrerra were ichu lliuir wrangling Above mv heiiJ lhat 1 suddenly became convinced mUdtlefwas meditated nail that 1 was tingled mu as the victim and vhcn my lilllc ojmpaiilon pointed nt liic and uflcrwitrds drew her nail acrois her The gentlemen reined in Ills ftcry elccd when tic Baw Uie Whit on carih Is tho matter I i cricd i asioniiument r i lny bounded out of tho thicket after me he apprehended tlic ot affairs at once without pausing lo askquestions lixlclied two of Ilictn senseless willi tho heavy bull of ridmgwlilp Dismounting he threw hU steeds bridle over u projecting Uraiielinnd came toward mo My poor buy you scorn badly How do you come lo bo here ho said iu a kindly voice m he osiislcd mu to rise My pluck guvc way with the knowledge of ufety 1 bum into Uisn aud lold ult Ihul lntdhapjKned The Thunder arrived eh Thats grand I am Mr Ci of Uic firm lo which she il coiiblgnci Hm gracious me lUc rascals have goi thu dihpulchci mid we jhnll be halt rulnud bcforv I can get back to town he cried when i bad sobbed fortli my ilory They are safe sir I hid them iu there I mid Minting lo the thicket Wt pushed our way through the brush anil found the under the atone where I had placed them The mail 1 had alruck down vaj lying near jicrfictly senseless Youve given lull fellow liU soap hot and 1 think his companions will sutler lieadnclie for a week or wj said Mr G as he examined Uie mans wound Lutlbcm stay wheru they are will acnd the police lo Ihem ui we ride in he added Then ho lifitJ mu into the saddle nnd led hid horse until we overtook a sedanchuir to which he transferred ino ulUr which he galloped on lo his uHlce wiUi the rescued pniKrs When i reached lib house 1 found a doc tor walling lo drcis my wounds which did not prove to be very serious ufter all and every allenlion that 1 could desire was shown me Much credit accorded me for hav ing so wclldefciidcd my trust and 1 always attribute my subsequent rapid promotion on board Uiu Thunder lo the preatigt 1 gained by my conduct on tbaltoinciubiu orsble morning of iny inuuductloa to Chi Halttr A Jitne JUS ItUKL CARDS Iu tho Utter part of iS a number of pro fessional gamblers iu largo practice were residing at the Graham Ifouse Who Uiat was In au Francisco in docs nol remember tho Graham House which stood on tho corner of Kearney and Pacific strceUJ Among the rest two were remark ed for their play and thesleadincfls of their business nerves Illesc were a hunchback named Brigganad Joe liassct a better son of gradualu of the old Vicksburg school IJolh hail been signally successful in mtiiiy a sharp opernlion during Uic year aud had considerable property which for their convenieuce iu business they had converted into cash and banked partly with Uurgoyne or Wright partly on vari ous moult tables One day n unaftcrdin tier chat they compared notes and found lhat they stood equally fair oo the gain LAW AND REAL ESTATE WELLS A ttorneya at Law Spencer Iowa In Frank lliTt Jiluck each bein 1120 bein g good for just 112000 immediately available dust Bolh being more than unusually enterprising un dor Uic inspiration of wine Briegs ottered a daring banter which was recklessly ac cented by Uauet that they should at once adjourn lo an tipper room Ull up cock a check for Ihe sum he waa worth divide equally between the two II G DAY Law Attorney lud Counsellor JbUMrtllle Km uttomuj luwa E B SOIKU Atlorner Iaw and Heal Jtntate Ktther Emmetcounj Iowa INSURANCE AGENTS HENHY L OWENH Atlorccr al Jjiw and 2ioUrr Pabllc Hplrll Lake DIcldnton countyLlwa Aby buMhieftS entruf t ed to my care will receive prompt and careful attention Olflcu In the Court 8TATE INSURANCE COMPANY ot Moiuc Iowa and moflt reliable Company In thu State Reasonable rato and Putklen IMUCI muicdl aUlyby c IT Agent lusurauco Co llartford Connnecll cut Cliartorvd Kay 131B CUancr puructoa U hai lUCCotAllIy paid la aui lived through the of M yuan An WU MarraSOl 1W3 low H with rellabkindemnity furni iirup erty a ijeciiilliy HICK OBBOHNE Attorney at Law and 1aad Acentl Bplrit Lake Iowa will practice in all Uie Coirttuf Iowa aud MinnesotaIoiiU boagkt aail on comnili Tnro paid and tltlcJ cxainlned at rea Bonahlc A WKIGliT District Amend Iowa luenrauce Agency Buencer Iowa itirildacdrclljthlo W right Spencer tliron in viuil nlgnltlcant xinnncr it In to tlial that 1 liml v amonjf mid muMUr to tn ordrr lo olrtaiu i uf ntes ia asilasattMlrcT Iu await the TcMeb wblcli f drun taio JMHT etc they acrarate idtra a iu Haae Un awatUtly Evro Usher ouu who eUiM her kwu watch for actioo Uteir MMUU vbetbet the drug htu IUV KiUuntlly Impulsive in iny irai Ihe tin cowl merely i adieu lo Uiu girl quietly juicily nut u ttic house ran swiftly c paddy Held tn the direction of Ui citv Though I proceeded at i ly IM flio wlip tla hlmtclf at an upper window detect rd my rrconnoiUT I MW four ClilntK copUin of tl me lhal promised soon lo overhaul me Fear Vent mo wings but my ml etiuM to Mir I rinicklv plsimeil tlie moil melhotof foiling lUeir nefarious scheme which 1 irmincivcly guessed robbery U paady ftcUU Darned runnlhg to feasible as r MISUW UlasMia a alcrile KoBK ct route 1 ought to take 1 of lo lB eastward P 111 exactly oplxMite were about twenty yan s aster hen the road a wmlcircular a liSu boulder swnmn a i I found it would then climbed the tree IEillfA Ot THE ELElllAXT BUlfT Tlie private jiapcrs of John AQ dersou llio Engluh hunter who lojl his life In Ihe wilds of Africa have recenliy been published and art full of Ihrilling inlcresL exjuriencc in elephant hunt ing was very extensive aad his observa tions convinced him tbit this animal sa gacioua si hs Is Is verj from beingthe uannleas creature which uiosl people sup iiose him to be even when Uuiiled Iu a wild Etale In one of his paper Anderson That til counlriea where ho is left alto gether radiilurbed lie UjieiictfuHy iucUti ad not only Uie brute creation but lo mankind 1 can readily believe but in those whenhe is subject lo mulcsluliun lie cm hardly be said to retain his iunocu oiiincw as Inslciiccn innumerable are on record both In Africa and cbewlcrc of bis allnckliig travelers mid who iiave uol offended him in any way But whether or not Uie elephant U ihe uarmlcis creature he U represented by minyccrtahi it Is thai to the sportsman he is Uio incwl fonuidabtu of alt Uic beasts Iho lion nol excepted lhat roam the African The life of tlie professed elepliant huuler Is one of great and privation aud there are few who engage in it that do nol sooner or later go to the wall 1 was surprised lo hear 1 so writes Mr lioje thai it was his wish to leave his present life and lo settle down quietly on Uis farm Indeed 1 said l should have lliouLht Uiat Uiis wild pursuil and your former dangerous iradu Uial of H btuug Klcrl would render a iiuicl life somewhat sleepy i havu a wife now aad shall Uavo children1 he replied and have beec drtveu lo UiU by debt and necessity 1 lave nearly got over my difllcuUica lor in twenly mouths 1 sad my Holtcatou have killed eighl hundred elephants four hun dred of Sicm have fallen by this good gun ami when I am free I quft of times the cleplianu charged round within a yard of ihe buh under which I crept and 1 feel Ust It a chance thai 1 was not crushed Once I hail fired at a large troop in a deep rt one side of wuich was formed by a IMPCUO which echoed back tho sound of Uie flring and a hundred elephants wilt upraised ear and loud screams and g trunk down the narrow nass anil charged the echo Iho nosito tide to that where we stood when Wred aVl th one moved myself and ilotKntols blng ic the buh whilst llicy boldest hunter U killeu iu cosh tiinil cbecks and play for Uic ther to leave ihe room ou any pretext until sll the red checks were lost or woh Ac cordingly with no lesa equanimity and pleasant singleness of purpose Uicy rclir cd with a few choice spirit of their uct to Uie privacy of a reserved apartment and having provided store of choice lifjaorB cigars and viands for the company execut ed Iho required documents divided the ro dy counters took their scuts nt the opposite sides of the table and began the extraordinary and interesting contest which called out such feats of mem ory sagacity aelfpoascsgipn quick recog nition of stgtt and detection of siv finesse such fine feints nimble thrusts anil parries hot assaults and well ordered retreats as would made the fortune and fame of u statesman a general or fencing The first deal was mode at four oclock in Uic afternoon and tlie game went on with changing fortune ail nmht At the elbow Of each stood a glass of water moderately heated with brandy Neither smoked a cloud between them would be as culpable a blunder aa sun in the of a duelist Ten oclock next morning they are still in their both looking pale aad hag gard but very miieL Briggs had four thousand dollars left of all that he was worth iu tlie world The cards were dealt The table at which they sat was near the doorof thoroom and just as Basset whose my it WM was making up Uis mind some entered aad stood behind Briggs eyed his antagonist over his ahout dcr and willi a searching atarc thut hold his very breath WUiout noticing Uie en tranceof Uie newcomer wsUi no tlutlcrof bis cards without one startled glimcc or even tbe move of a finger Basset weut aix thousand Take the money HOTELS CRANDAL HOUSE O Crandal Prourletor Bplrit Lake Iowa Oood iUbllng attached ESTUEKV1LLK HOUSE 0 K Hatklne 1njprictor ijUherrllla Emmet county Iowa 9 WORTIIINGTON HOTEL Worthltifcton Minn W B Iteprletor Ooud tabling attachtHt lo thU WEEKLY STAGE LINE The SIOUXJVALLEY HOUSE A G Hirtlin Proprietor Spencer laira corn Tor i of Iu atoched COLLINS HOUSE WlnncTiaRoCltjrMlnn KO Colltiu Proprietor McKlermtc charcefl and K biui Slyl WISDOM HOTEL M GrlmM Proprlelor Wlndom Minn Thlo no will ubllc to Spirit Lake to Sibley The undersigned will hereafter until fur ther notice ma a weekly Stage bctweea Spirit Lake and Sibley aa followi Leave Spirit Lake Thursday iu 6 oclock p M arrive at Bibloy at 5 r x Siblcy Fridays at 0 A u arrive at Spirit Lake at 0 i M Errands carefully attended to OKKEH JONTJI Propr LIISTE raom to Spirit Lake Emmctnliarg Mon Wed Kri EBtliervllIu Bplrit Lake Arrives 1pm CLIFTON HOUSE CUr Iowa Joha Wtbcr Proprietor TkU llotwl located la UM bucuewi of tke cllr nowlj raattad and fanlabod with a to firK MeoBtaMtelliNM 0u to a4 tnm tnUw aad atauahMU ABnLEY HOUSE JackwD Minn H W Aihler Proprietor would that hl nen Hotol now opts to UM public It and no pains will he uptnd lo make It cwpiiaUcallr a Brat dani hotel tiood lUbllag 14m M 6pm Sam lira Emmetftburg 6pm At Emmetaburg coanectlona are made with dallr Algonaand Sueocer RtEelbervlUbwflh Earth Cftj nd Jacknon Minn at Spirit Lake wlthadallr hue from Ulnduia Mian toSpencerowa AD Giuvr said hunchback and he took it had two jacks Joe three As ihe two qiiaffeJ great bunpera of raw brandy BriKgii remarked aa lie rose to go lo bed it you had noticed that man I might borrowed the money and held on a liulo longer but when I saw that you did not torn to look over your shoulder or drop the face of your cunts I you had a pure hand A few dayi after the hunchback invested fifty borrowed from in a miners outfit and started for tho diggings where lie died In a month a helpless paujxir RUSSELL IIOTJ8E A mm I Oon Co Proprfelon Algoaa Iowa lloute oppoiltt Court Houio In imrt of town convvnlent for bnalncM and U very allachcd to and from run dallr from Haaaell Uoata South to Dakota Sprintrale and Ft and Wett to Kmincta burf and Sioux ljl HOLCOMBS DaILT STAGE LINE JftLOtt Jackson Minn to Spencer la KICMTKD the CURHKXT PARAGRAPHS The licabilitlei of some men urc derful The new Golden To got all gold you can A woman shot her husband because he wouidnl go blackbcrrying tie was ready far burying afur that The exchange from Puget Hound announces the arrest of Kate Bender Kate seems to be on a rery ubiquitous bender The Liter Atbocatt publiiihed at Monrovis Liberia u a in journ ZMHET HOUSE M Dlllmaa Proprietor Iowa aa nonacci that be harlac thlft Honte it now ready to entertain the traveling public and will al all to cater to Ibe of hli gpeata and naermllj maintain Teamj a tint claM etUbllBomcnt to well attcnd MEDICAL B O BAXTER M D Phyftlclan aad Sarceon Spirit Iowa Bpe clal attention giton to treatment of all Chron ic pay good Doe Oolng Arrirn Jackson Jam SpiritLake 12m 1 p iu Okoboji 2pm 210pm Mittord 3 p ni 310pm Snenccr 7pm a Going Spencer m rfilford 9 a ui 010am Okoboji 11 a in 11 10 a m SpiritLake 12m 1 p in Jackson P m are made at Jackson with daily BtaecB for tlic railroad north and at Spencer for the railroad tast and south also Spirit Lake with staged for ville Emmctaburc and Alaoua L E ifOLCOMB Proprietor tor karsocrf trackenl mo 10 lUe al last theM elephant aliam It only ml tonal oalten and 111 a bushel of annulled redripe coffee An old rough clergyman once took for nil lest lhal paatage of the Paalma I Mid In my haste all men arellara Look Ing np as if he the lal standing Immediately before him he taid Tou aaid it in your haate David did you Well if you hid been here you might have taid U afwr mature reflection Thali a rery stupid brute of yours John a Scotch minister to par ithioaer the dealer who his merchandise from door to door in a small cart drawn by a donkey I neTcr see yon bat the creature U braying Ah air said the peat dealer ye ken tbe warm when friends meet An old Troy river man isyi he U din rusted to bMT nowavdays talk of fowwatsf in tfce remarks tkal femeabsr well tgo when low that E L BROWNELL M D A regular crailnitt of Kedlcal Department of the UniTenltv of Vennoiit now odTem hie penrlcca to the clilzeni of Ulckintoa and Jaeknon coan UM Pkrdclan Bnrnoa aadU 8 Kxamla Inr Sorvton to at resi dence JackMB Mian AUCTIONEERS M LEMON Ltcnwd Auctioneer Will attend uee tn Dek Intoa and adjolnlag enaattM Sattntactlon anteed and cbarcn reasonable V O fcddr Splrit Lake Iowa I A J WELCH Auctioneer Will attend In Dick Innon ind adjoining Will bold a public tale al Spirit Lake on the ant Saturday of monthUM had thirty yean experi ence In the and cnaraatcn aatlifactloa la all caarccit nmooable MANHOOD How Loft How Kettored puMMedin Trut 6 A on Wmfaaie Tiemtment and Radical of SwimatOTheihor Seminal lttngfro Author of IB aothor In this Lcetare clearly from hie own experience MM famajm tm tbe If ew Yotfc boat hadv clow Mir windows hi UM tsUin dowa the wheels raised inch a dost MISCELIAXEOUS E 8 WELLS CO of snd deakn la all rartetlee and Uriel of HarneM etc Kitherrllls Kmmet county Iowa He pet ring done neatly and promptly OrAcn cffccfurt hyVfhleh avcnr utcr erno mtter what lila condilton prl vilely t under ncal to any envel on tho receipt or elx or two jm eS 2 Dr Crooks Wine of TIT wl th tlw rtefc ISMKI tel w UASKIN8 A BALLARD la Drua KvUMrmW eanitally rcelTe by Dr I B O 8 NEKDHAM WcktaMS IMSM awl Aft aa4 Mil Isa4 oa MM Me Me oavial sDMncU sc lanaHMi r O A poor Turkish slater of Constantinople beisur at work fftm tiM roof a house fen iato UM awl UUed a SMH Ttu killed fcr wttkoot Btatcrlal Ik sUasr whM to ta dtfcaii DtapeaMr of Jmt fc Ob aays bsx God forMd ahouM kmBTbtwt I urn asxl kaow SKN Vow kilted fti that sjtulak meatikould be rnpo The mtxiitsjssd a fcw aw H skaJl to TkMM akaU atajkd in MUl CTTy W towa
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