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Alden Times (Newspaper) - January 10, 1890, Alden, Iowa JE9*"?.A TIW a f. CHt'KCl___ rrin 11 *» '■•••oh * Mumtty nHld B *.Mn    rJ,tmrH    I««T •lllrr iiin.l..    m    ,’rSS«l»'*a    •▼•‘Ty *f N'lo,lV "‘‘bool At u ft. a mr, «■« M foil“wy ««**•* —n- I«nSEim?bb**h M,° *>°c»”«b ft ut. Hun. K«r * KjZ^TVXtaV'” '“‘rn ,r‘* JI It. <MtTHCH >i.T !T?L~! •^••’rNuft.lair al ^1 o ei,Kkk’ft n?*in!l ^Ttrr*ri«hlftiIi(ly* «••««*»« st    rn. WT **>»«*. N® Mi. A. F. * A. M. si r*ffi&S-fe?,iianpr SIMPSON 4 COUSIN, ———niULiRa iK—— Crain, Lim Stock, KT OWE IL UBOH. w ava * Am* hub • (.Arr, NUMBFR 4Z. FP"41I • pl****»nt iftiM) I tun Haft Un.lur Ut* tky unfurl.-!. I* r’ftjm Henry Q. could Mill where Jom COAL, ALDEN, -    -    IOWA. Oonntrt## fair    i«ftutf rara la th* (hi tun of half Un .► or I,! Bn* In aftcb wnnlftnr , hi-an of haart# Geoid 111. trn# cholo* ba known ■var nmll ll tx I lntrrll»d tbit nam* Of lh# la ti.I ha rail* hi. nan, Ana to ma th arx I, * haunttn* tnat no til aor. rf! doth ilaatmr In Ina aofl. aoaoratia HIW of "SftB WIDOM, IU., Coal, Warranted 9.1 Pet ('eat Furl. . RaartUrr UfcmiiPi4!}! Am RRiDH»0 RO0¥-B,U4J“« Oran arar? day tod Mf I^t^^MUoraiiy **»■“•*» SLOTH La Kila laui .ana ft*mSH    **. a. O V. W.M##ta f?-F j**11 ftfslar tuaatln,. aaa,.oft and T^iaatlay aranlnfta of ~na>i month All Bf -jambar. ar* oordinUr inmid to at-7* C **°*Nr«. M PETER TAYLOR, I rift I rn for hat Do iMrftlt, Uk# lh* Herman fur hi. Rbltia WI# dor. nut l-ft.t th.. Ola.,if p,|IU n    ,h'’    ic",h,t' P*"". *. rf •"1tt,*‘ irBfHMwi, lima ti hftlrad mat.I Not Mi un la. nor .lark hrunattc rho torn,*, rat* rbanu that la Int own Iii.i lorar* na ar forgot nam tref** .un. or ar.Hr ara* No A*-roo it lr.urn a ai).., rha*|iirt»«; all that aweapa I>wn 11 ll nota dealrb rn- *1*100 LODODB. No ai, «. a F.-HaaUn#, th# tnt and thin] Tnaadar a Tao tar* irf iJX wew wei#2!£r*Jl*jr’    S*ttku * JKl.TETL JI, nmm'- J. FU RHT, AttanMjr aa Caaaaalat at Kaw. Live Stock, GRAIN, Seeds & Cool. How IiHthely oar liar buttle Beld* *»® |»nMrt#» I»pN'm*h blow Aor<»«* th** )«• vc*I cm . Whiff# m na? bm * I Kl trill crow Th# royal MIaalHiltp}if Id**# tfxeannaiu ndo m.aiii, on liar bn. {.aka Michigan .A Sarona! af yrUie T|«M »'SUL LtMAMU mu WTff, m r (TTJf i.i Mo I,|> -- --Ty    III    I.I* ult liiiny A bora all would I* rl\al Ma'## VIV Own I 111 nota. Daar -tat* Ut., din. . .... Til* ,. ..< ,f thy w ild bird f 'hr win flower, rfii^o IOD    OM    OCN* 3ounty io*ft.    *    htor^    AUlma’    B^i,a ALDEN, IOWA. Were of dolor, an i of ma air. •Ill my childhood saw nr heard . TnrlUitiK. Uke M*»n<* ..f |«ra.H*e. Atrial the.* dual v Wjf atlll make lend. r»«t rn em. ,rl na That tremble int., t* ar*, unuuicbeil by NlUu, . ... and. Ilk* A child * kl.*, aw, et an I ooy. Drlfta back the dream of tun.x-enc# In Mr Own Illinois. P F. FSIRBfR, M. D. WkywiaUa awd Swrcwom, Iowa, Offlo* orwr KaatflkTa Hard war* WILLIAM KEA TENG. Doalar ta T. J. KICK. Isaiy and Shall Hardware, PNM af Tabla Cvtlery, WiTn 0,1 n"* ,,*wn" that fateful hour Til* An her Ibwth * own tim* I en iiatne lit* abaff mar NI ll till* heart In *dtix fat fnrrtttn . lime, WK ETiS,h*1  ....    may    (leap lwh#re hi* oonft of roeklea* joy , Th* blackbird pt|ie* to th* pram*am] In my Own ___.    11 lino ti I III KIO, 111. I dnnno kpop yo’." “Who in lf .Mirv Q he rctitln ?" "Henry Q. C'Urk, jo’ hmm. Liven *( » *|nart#r oui un the Cookeville road vantler," ivointinR to the left. Henry Q.'n rich — Henrv if, i*. {{in htmne ninnt V txmt ac-ool th, hitndretl ■Tent fuller the! - ” A Minding rta*h. a thun<ler-|N>al and A driving torrent of rain interrupted the x|H*aker, “'N nil, I nay, Mr Milford, if thet are n ther wn\ thpr wratbrl'k • r gwine ter act. I Ion yod better *Uv with we'ttnn. "e hat ut much t'offer, lint aech e/ w.> hey yo’re welcome to.” 'N tlfbrd leaped ,'mrn hi- Middle, threw the remit over t -apiin* bnttgh, .iud •ixitindiNl gnu . fully over th** grana into the cabin. He van a tall. bender, handnonie young fellow, with blonde hair, a beenlleka fare, anti large, blue Winning even. that -parkb-d with humor or Hcintillatiul with wrath according to hi" vary mg mood* Mm Mehnnwa- kitting Wloro the! imgc tirej.lnce, intlnntriortalv auuu. HUw -WH a Htrrr. wntt uynU, I woman of forty, Ii*retooled aud dre.Mul | in home*pan. .she row. a- Wilfonl came in. re*ponding to hi* Imw with a queer little Im), of her bead, and then withdrew into the kitchen. The room in which Milford found hun-elf wan large ami trimly kept, A hedntcMii atmid in one corner, while a row of rnnh-laittoin chairs, a table and a aiiinning-w heel ctinipletetl tin* stock of furniture. <)„ th*. |<IK ,Vall- of the cabin were tacked a few unframed photograph- of family relation-, while on the mantel wa- a little mirror in a pine-cone framt " Vo’ will.* "I fell yon, pop, I wont. 1°; wuthle- wench! Ill lam va w ho a i^oaa. 1*11 InnH you till the hln^d riina «lown yer leg*, no hep me Hu lining to a diatant corner of the main mm he caught no a gnarled ti ic aery cane and hmvtened back to the kitchen. "here* Nance * he demanded of hi* wife. ,    put    out    while    VO'    wna «,*D f*r -v, r ■Wok." aa* the'anewcr Hie aint- IU Hod her an* wallop her like I would a dog ” Nfoy, flit!" cried "ilfor.1 a* Melton o|x>ne<l the door. "Htay. air! Hnrelv you wouldn't at tike a woman?" "I wouldn’t, eh ? Ill whip her like A dug. J tell VO' Stand back '* auk’ tearing lum-clf loo-c from the graap of hr- gno-t. he nndo-l out into the darkucft- am! wa- *wallowe«l up in the night.    r Soddenly a wild -cream rang high oyer the roaring of the wind in th pine- a acream pittfui that " ilfor.l m-hwl off in the direction from Whrnre ft < Ifcfp f help f help ' r j It wa* a woman’- voice—Nance* I voice and WU ford hurried forward through th. blinding ram and dark ne— Of the wretched night, till he aft*ni lh front of the towering hookier* that vtiut in tho -till. m fTama yo !" be heard Melton pant, vo ii dutgmcc yo'-elf an’ to’ fa rn bl v afore atrail gem agin, will yo'? WU line the MetboiliflRe*, will vo’?" ami with that he st ruck hi* daughb r fearful blow. canning her to reel f< wanl at the feet of the vonng man “Dog!" cried " ilford, “devil! Take J ' '“"I throttling Melton, beda-hcd STI'Ff N’ONSKN.HR. a hnwHling lien. the atory of doc ab Mr*. Melton returned preaentlv ami i *al *"•    'lelU>n,    hetla-hi-1 b. iran to-pi, a,l the table for -udin-i 'n,u *br,“n-t the rocky vt all and-truck ■ * -    .ti-    him    lM*twe**n    the    eve-. BARBES AM HAIRDRESSER. I Tinware & Woodenware, I [at THE OPEN’ WINDOW. IAU flftM Qn».    ftha * awd a.#*a    I I JTBa r.VckMm' *** bnu« rear mend* or aawd thmm Always iwady to •tee laforsaaooa. T. J. RICA. Aldan, la. lh* Ur-##t and flaaat stock af ’OOI I HEATDfO STO YES i BARGEE ta the mark ac MV WILL III Hmm, KEOHAN, J. A. BUTTON, ALSEN, IOWA Loll OABH. WILLIAM KOA TINO. Aldan, lo* •mr n^'u mu i.!WM» WB Ml MWnl ISaURANCE AGENT. ti* IM# J**"* ****<*>11 en lo ag or ah or rmtm •* kMeraar. and aaAasprova* J. F. BYERS, SlortBt, Quietest aid our Direct Lint between ALDEN, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, AND CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AND ALL EASTERN POINTS. ALLING WATER i* the name of tho moat picturesque -pot jn th»*( uiulH'rlaini country of Tenne**ee. It i* -diluted a f.-w mile* iKJurti of Cookeville, and is one of the tirat place- vimted by tour- " lule bringing in th- lu-t di-he*, m large. ItOOT, ami -allow girl ran into the room, lier garment* dripping with rain and clinging clone to her -taiwart ira nit*. “Whoopee! but wnanl Jakeon-dP I he bghtnin' atruck a tree not * She -topped -bort on teeing Wil-for*!, her even Harihctl with anger, aud aho ran out of the room a- tiu-ceremoniou-ly a- -lie ha.I tv,me into it. Melton drew a revolver, hat, before lie cauld nae it, \\ Uford wrested it from hi- hand, arid kum-ked him head long into the -belter of the still. Mu crii-1 "ilford, aa a vivid flu-h of lightning revealed the character of In- an mm tidings. “A moon-Inner, «**e I thought ox much." and. taking a pair of handcuff- from hi- pocket, he clanked them on the wrist- of til** pro-tYate man ^i-t- who venture nj to that highland vil Rams*, Whips, Rita, SiMm, ny Meta, Warn— ani and Rani Hun Fumtai Sea Sperial Attdatioa Ufvea Ie 1LDKV, IOWA. NOTARY PUBLIC, WWa ai Oma AGENT. Passengers-Can Save FROM HOURS TO S BETWEEN CHIMBO MB POUTS OI THIS UK BT TAKING THIS SHORT ROUTE. HMA Finn sod Town Property BANK OF ALDEN, mn KUM ALL ft MV, AWtat, Hardin Oountv, Iowa. CONNECTIONS AT ELDORA JUNCTION with the Chicane 77<thW«l<!71, Railway for Tam. (ItJ, Cedar Rapids. Clinton, Chicago Milwaukee. Des Moines Council Blutfa, ^ . pful- MjDneaikolii and all point* ic Dakota, Nebraska. Kansas and tho West ELDORA with the Central Iowa Railway tor points North aud South. IOWA FALLS with the B., CRAN. and Illinois Central Railway*, for Water City <*u®* ^ort Bod** *nd biouj For all Xnforation about Freight EXCHANGE BOUGHT md SOLO, Cen OCH— made a fTptifioUj —.    M..WIUUO nooni rrcignt or *PP»y in our local ngenu or address the General Freight sod Pa*. ---  «*V    UMH I cml K I CIK AA I •enger Agent at Eldora, Iowa. JOHN PONTE*. OMN IMH W.H. PONTI*, 0* F, MMI jp. ^ THE LATE8T! RNDONSCp ANO UNCO OY THI _ U. 8. OOVKRNMRNT. a Loaaen IWM'BE.UTI. mm# WWW,#. MSTAR R9BERT HOLMES. Lumber, Brick, Cement and Lime. A1W »WA. I Biri Bwr. -'’j*..., .. lage. Caney Fork, a tributary of the ( umlverland River, n-ea in the mountains, and sarge- ov er tho rocky ledge* a full hundretl feet into the sequestered valley below. And it i- this cataract that is known a- Falling Water. The surrounding country i* wild, lonely, and romantic, and wa- a favorite resort of the nioou-hiner-, until the United State- revenue officer- swept down upon them, -hooting a few of them dead and Bending ni.ur of them to the penitentiary Not far from I'ailing Water i-deep precipitous ravine, the aides of which are covered with pine- aud an impenetrable undergrowth of vines and shrubbery. The dennitv of the foliage hide* the Itottora ’of the ravine from view, but if you follow a dint bridle-path trending from the road, you wiU find that it lead* to the door of an old cabin aur-rcm„drl by a -take and rider fence. half hidden by blackberry lm-hc--a-nafraa. and weed-. This cabin was the home of old Melton, a moonshiner, and hi* family, until the spring of 187t». The still wa* located within a atone’* throw of the house, between two gigan-Uo bowlder*, aud ho cleverly aa- it hidden by the rocky wall* that towered up on three aide- of it, and so curtained in wa* it on the remaining aide by the vine* that fell in green fe-toon-froni the gray ledge* of free -tone above, that the old moon-hiner felt himself perfectly safe from the prying eye* of both officer- aud informer-One evening alwut dark,a-old Melton sat in the gallery of his cabin, drawing eoneolation alternacy from a -tone mg and a corn-cob pi|>«, he wa* saluted b7. * J0110® man on hor-eback, who had ridden up from the right and who-face betrayed an expression of keen annoyance. Hello! cried the horseman, draw mg rein, “can you tell me how far it i-to ^Cookeville ?* Boat fo’ miles, stranger, ” replied Melton, rising to hi- feet and slouching Iv "H‘Mr J°’lo,t J0r l^rin’a?” * iT’,we?M,t^>wn to °*d Davenant’s to collect a bill this morning and " ^ Long Jack Davenant’s, stranger ?" and °P ^ 1116 helUi 01 C,ulf>-v Fork, "Why didn’t yo’ turn to the left when Jo came to Hqoar Mills’ place ?" “I did; but I took the wrong road aal in that confounded flat woods." Jobbo. ieaaol Been thor myself. 'n 9 40 * ■tr5? ««• Au’ •hell I anil yer name I" “W ilford—Merry Wilford." jbbP#**-' •No; my hone is in Nashville Am a nrofoeeioonl man there. Had to look after a farm of aine down in DeKalb Coomy, gad so I concluded to ride up ■“■iMienUeot e bai from old Day 1 hook to Lebanon. old man won't et home, though. the way, could I Rad a place here ‘“ireobont to stevall night? It will long bafaro I eaa reach Cooke HkT in her way* A SWALLOW-TAIL •nd the whale. Ft KST mattress How do von feel? Be cond matt re-* Full a* stick. Tut monkey goo- to the -tinny ride of the tree when he want* a «armer climb. I IU yrs- may go lieggtng for an answer, but "Wham you have?” never doe*. Ut TTI JI a patched dime in the>olleo* tiori is), in like bay in* a Maltier’* ticket to heaven. Hor?- a la Jay Coaid—take * little -lock, -tx times an much water, aud then put iu the lamb. I rv» HNR * 'Anonymous’ means • ithont a nome. (-ive an example, Mi** Gngg-. Mi** Origg- “Mr l.aby -inter in atinnvmon*."    *    a I...Ann How are you? Just thought rd drop in a while to kill time It -1«y \tan "Ui. no    wee* any »tf way time fotte*    *    •»» Baowji How time flies, Jenkins it am not aware of it- speedy passage. iv. then you hat. not a nob* to oav. No; I hold yours. Bloodhood Silby alway* reminds tm* of a breeze that eonu-s i- fore a att ranter’* rainstorm Travis Why? ifccaaee." answered Rloodgootl, "he is -o fri 'h. ” •This i* a little la!,, for JOU to brool,. unlit. I’eck? A rent you afraid your v* tfe w ill nu—yon ?" Mr. N. Peck I ho,*- -he will. She . an fliug pretty straight, though. Mn-. Hinton recently married)-. I I id von know my hu-baud' wa- v.-rvill^ Mu.-Carrington I suppose he must |«, my dear. Before he marri-l von he told me I hail broken hi- hear! VifliTon -I to bereaved widow» Your husband. I understand, wa- killed in a factory ? " alow—Ala-, ye-; (K)or dear illiatu was reckoned a -mart man, but ho didn’t know much aU.nt Hv-wh*»el-.    J J. — ’ Thet thar’n my .(arter Nance, n niarki-1 old M-lton; “an1 -he- th. -martest gal in the-e hvar mounting-Mie wit- sorter -et back’ when -he -wtl vo # but Hilt* ll (*oiiie iu arter orwhilt) un play uh a chune on the organette Nance i- a |>ow ful hand at the organ ette, Nance i.-." Hopper’s really," vouchsafed Mr-Melton, in a high, cracked voice. "Sit thar, -t rang. r. un’ reach for yo-elf Old Melton bowed hi- head, -aid grad- with all the gravity of a minis ^•r, and then plunged headlong into aa*ion of religion. I blong to the Itsptisses, I do. lilda—thet’a ray wife thar --he blong-to the Hsrd-hell Baptisses, the me "THaqm-isia mki.tok. ssotasto ii* auaik^t VBK 1UKWT WALL.* You will coma with me." he continued, dragging hi- prisoner into the open air "You wiU come mth me I have been looking for this -till of your* ttince lust J >eceml>cr, lint I wouldn’t have found it if you hadn t been the brute that yob are!" Stunned, confused, the old man staggered to his feet. **" hat is hit, daddy ? Why dont yo -}>eak ? It wa.- the daughter who -i*>ke it wa- the bruised and bleeding daughter who now flung her apron around the old men, and ki-aed hi- wrinkled fare Hits all nj) with we’un-. Nance” answered the old man in a husky voice Hits all up with we’un.- This feller -a detective." “I knowed hit. daddy I know.-! hit Ho - l*U5n prowlin’ ’round h var all dav. I d a told vo’, hut I seed he' hadn’t di-kivered the still, an’ I didn’t want ln-blood on to’ hand*. Rut.” and -he hi—cd the word* through her aet teeth, “I’d a warm-1 yo’ when I went home et I d a kilo wed hit *d come ter this. The party went back to the catlin and at daybreak Wilford prepared to -tart with in* primmer for Cookeville. I hey hail proceeded Ie— than twenty yard- from the door, when the -harp ro|ort of a rifle wa- Heard, and wilford reeled from hi- -addle- iieail At the same moment the white, tense designate face of Nance vanished from the open window. St vt ms; w\-ti k—Come, come. my good man, you mustn't walk on th* track. I ramp <disgustedly>-—'I he ,-on-dnctor says I can t ride, and you -av I can t walk. " bat’s your blamed ult! road here for, any wav ? " i LL IE— I Wonder why I eau t make my kite fly? Elder sister I*erha,» the caudal appendage ut dupro«>or-tionate to the superficial area Wiliam I don t think that s It I believe there urn t weight enough on the tail. MKN. Statesm ut Do you lie*, sir. that you came home last night in an utterly di-gracfTai condition ? Mr. Statesman (-wallowing aUuit a .piart of water >--"Woman, do von know that the time of year ha- arrived when the country ha- to Ik* saved again ? Mkm. Hkinnphlint Josiah, .Ion*! you think Johnny’a hair uiu-d* cutting? Mr. Skinnflmt (h-iking up from hie paieri How long i* it till Christmas? i bttle over tive week*. I He-urn mg hi- pa,or    All right. Ill give bim a hair-eut for a ( hu.-tma- present. A COKPLICATrn FI N KHA L. ll l ory my arm* in .kwr OsUeo. Ai.J I,ury my heart iu the South I.. *52 l‘4J, lrk'* ,h*    Of    New    Vurk I II dt^orKl# MWW I'ury HU month. f tim” U*,‘ “iarrl*'i "l    tour To «,x,u,M who vr l*„i ,|own ti-lr Die,. Aud now that In ,i,*a | Wlift Ul ^ i'ifoAfwi At th*, lit I# of my .artou* wit-* Rkows And mo von have got a Amirate rook J What pa,st did yon adve.-ttae m ?    Didn t advertise in auv. My wife told Mr- Gray we wanted girl, hut made her promise not to any hod y.    Well?* "Well, we the door-bell ringing for a fortnight from morning till night. No less than a hundred applications for the place." a taU had oountest ohurch in these hyar mountings, Nance thar's lieeu a threaten’ tar jine the Methodi—es. but if she do I ll drub her till she caiu’t holler." The wife made uo reply to the fling at her faith, but Nance glared at her father, and than, bringing her Ast down on tho table so fiercely that the dishes tee cried FII line—ITI iine—TU line—UU be daomonTl don't jine!" iud timing inlS^r behind her as she went. Supper over afol the tabla cleared off, lafcC"* girL** **° ^ w*n*inquired the .**    yo*    lo    eotee an’ play us a ahu* oo the organette.” W “I aas A» vet. He Fuaud a Job. “Hasyour hnsliand found work Mr-. McGarrity?" ‘He hex thet, mum. He* a Dieter hanger." “A picture hanger? Why. I supposed that required artistic -kill aud a good deal of taste." Pasta, intl aile it does, mum. It tokes a dole av paste. sure. Tho ,»onr bye cames a bucket av it wid him all day, and then sometimes he can’t make the blissed meters stick to them ould boards at all, at all." Ah, Mr*. Rlackntrcct, ii’* very lucky I did not meet you at the time that picture wa* taken." “Ah, Dot;tor, I’m afraid yon are a flatterer. Do you mean lucky for me?" “Ahem, no, not exactly. Luck*- tor me." Hobson I* aa laateat Does. Where rnre you bound > - -Up lo auk my pretty cousin to marryme. Robson—-well, good look to you. Bemean—Thanks, dear boy. Hobson (an boor later)—Wall, did TW pretty cousin say yea? “ the hi freed mo.—Judge. lamely thing re canted to Matitfy Him. Prominent Citizen Slade of Metropolitan Hotel ha* just killed another feller—tourist from the Fast -mn cree. Second Prominent Citizen What wa- tho feller dom’ to Blade? “Nuthio only givin’ his orders. "anted a fire in his room, weather -trips on the door, soap, towel, hot water, more quilts, and I fenrit what else. An’ Blade shot him." . “Oh, I « }>o*e Blade reckoned it waa a pity that a feller who wanted heaven so bad shouldn’t have it." _ Munsey’* Weekly. The parent who send* his son into the world uneducated and without •kill in any art or scions# dose a great injury to rn an kind aa waU aa to We own frmilj, for he defrauds tbs Comunity at a useful cd risen sod bequeaths to it a nuisance. ;