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Alden Times (Newspaper) - July 4, 1890, Alden, Iowa VOLUME XIII. ALDEN IOWA, FRIDAY, JULY 4, 1890. NUMBER 15. eOSINESS OlRCCTOffY lArtonALcmmm �mnwiMfc m U 'elOQk*. B.nfu4A7 �mTS 11 m. BMvtoM MSta BabkkUi ntnlBC. Bar. J. O. MniM, D.I>.. pMtor ^ _aBIUfAK H. a CinTRaH-(l�TDOB. No. IN. A. O. V. W.-Maa�a at miay-i BaU. Haanlar maatlnca aaaiaid aad � " � iTanlni ' " Uit Taaaday sTanTniii of mambara an cor .0. Hogan, M. W. TialMa^inambata an cordlallyj iatltad tojtt-ootdat. each ally i J. To nth. All DIIUOO IXtDODE. No. 231, K. of r.-Maatlnai tba Am aad Iklrd Tuaailay aTnninca of aacB aootb In Utiayi Hall. Vltltlns KnUbU al sya walouma. M. J. Fubbt, O. O. t. � Vdbbi, K. of 11. and a ^AUK J. rUHRT, Attorney and CooBaatsr at lAW. Pmraut attantlnn rIventORollactlona. OBlea rar Utlsv a Orowu'a Utore, Aldan, iUrOlu Douaty, Iowa. �p P. rRISBIE, M. �. PhyalalaB and Sar(aom, Iowa. Offloa orar Kaatinc*! Hard' AMen �torn. T J BABfiER m HAIBDBISSIB. J�aa4 /W tfmtionml SfmrntMrn Um� m�4 O > Inamrantm Oa.. of iWayM>�, XII. I oao sail Steainihlp Usketa, and oan brint four frlimds or acnd them. Always ready to Itrs inrarmitUoD. T. J. BIOK. Aldao, la. J. A. BUTTON, ALDEN, IOWA, Kotary PabUc, Real Eitate, Loan -kVD-- IJXHUri.,VNCE JVOKNX. Farm loana noROtlatsd on lone �f altarl tlin�at low rato* of Inlaraat. A large Hat ol Improved and unlmproyad laada for aaie. ICKSECKER'S PERFUMES suRPUS d coifitto h guun �a>a. laio. MCMUKtii. ruraau. �iw tqm. NOTARY PUBLIC, kal Eitats, Conectioi aal luoiasci -JUDKN, . - - - IOWA. farm and Town Property voB >AU Ajn> an*. -ANO- IOWA. -DBAUn Dl- 'JHINESE CIIILDRKN. aOW nOTN ANI> (IIRI.H ARR REAIIKD ANI> KI>IICATBU, thair nirmtors, ituch an, (or instance, "Perfoi't Talent," "Dutiful Obedienoo," etc., wliich IH writti>u on tlio class-books niiii i'0)>y-Hli|m. In thu nortli" of China tlio sumninrs raTery liot and thowiiitors vi-ry cold. Live Stook, GRAIN, Seeds & Codl. ALDIN, IOWA WnXZAM KEATZaO. Daalac la Heavy and Sbeif Harinr% PoclitiaiTiMiCiairf, Tinware ft Woodenware, tka lartaat aad Oaaal itoak at COOK a HEATDIQ STOVES & BiRBB (^arartar nf riilneae Vlllaca NehmiU- Nludlaa or ttia %'i>uiig-Tlieir flaniev anil Ainuaanianta - Talai Wlilrh Kdlfy tlia Kmbryo Mandarlna-Nalertlnna frfim a I'opular C-hlnaaa Sluryiloak. OYH arc thi� joy of Chiiicso hDnii'H, hikI KirU, nMliDugli they are ofteu ilonrly ir birth an ' tlitir brothers. Wli.-ii a son i.f Ixirii lliri onn-gratiilatian.H hcapi'd wynn the paroMts are loud and joyful. When a girl in born the best that thu parcntn can nay is: "Well, s'rl't "f" alsoof Homo use." In wiiuu districts of China, oipecially in time of war or faniino, jxxir pcopli,' are soniotinies guillv of destroyinf their female infants. fJnt the educiitiMJ Chinese dinapprovo of this custom, and societies exist for itn Hii|iprexHton by aiding ixwr parents with money when a girl is Irarn to them and by prosernting nneh an are guilty of its practice. The reason for this iM)pnlar averhion to female progeny lies diii^My in the (act that girls iii Cuinn arc betrothed while yi^t very young and sometimes leave their own parents to live in tlio homes of their prospective husbands long liefore thov are married, la a Chinese proverb gi'rU are called la tba aurkat. WILCLAM uatdm. CHICAM. lOWUNDJIiKOU Sbortest, mM ant Only Olnet Liu BBTWKEK hXXttSi, IOWA fkUAi ELDOBA, AHD CHICAGO, HILWAUOK AMD ALL EASTEBS . POINTS. Passengers Can Save FHOM HODBSTOS UKTWBEil CHICAGO AND POINTS ON THIS UIE BT AUNO THIS SHORT ROUTE. CUI.SK.'K ll>MK. There, i". Hunimer time especially in .Tuly anil .\ngust -tin- rhildrcn are scarcely c-lcitlied at all. Little cottnn garmontn und sonictime� gauze f.inio comjiose tlieir full dre.s. In winter tlioy are Nearly Hmotherod in elotliet. As the light tire-eil in learning to cook, HOW, emliiMiiler. an.I -onietiine-. to play the guitiu. i.iiil. -.inil write. 'I'lieir chief oc.-;i.iiii.i:i wlnl.- v.iang i- --ilfc-�wea\-in^' .i:..l laiik;;;^ Ho'..l ;ii.d -ilver tinsel-p;iii-'. for u-e in t!;e wor-hip of goils anil tie' spirit-- of their iinee-tors. H(>nding writing .\\n:ns are rnudi^ by tie- ai'l of til- al..icUH or o'.mting-li urd. Yo>in(,'Vl"'''' i:-ive :i (lull and BANK OF ILDM, HDJ. BIBD8ALL ft 801, Aldsn, Mardin County, Iowa. COlfNECTIONS AT KLDOKA JUSCTIOX with the Chicago and Northwostcrn Hallway (or Ta^ia Ciiy, Cedar Hapids, Clinton, Chlca�, Milwaukee, De� Moines, Council BluSi, St. Paul, Minneapolis and all polnti io Dakota, Xekrasku, Knnsaj and the West ELDORA with the Central low^ Hallway for points North and South. IOWA FALLS wllb the B., C. R. A N. and Illinois Central Kailwayi, (or Waterloo, Dubuque, Fort Dodge and Sioux City. For all Inforatlon about Freight or raaienger Uates, apply to our local acMle utensils, chop-sticks, tallies, chairs, and umbrellas, and mil-Is. sails, and cordage of Imats. All the parental love which .girls in China miss is lavished U)K)n their brothei-. nism whom Jevolvesth family honor and the sacrilical worshij performed at the graves of their auccs iors. and the ( liiininiun's ideal of per feet bliss is 'iiiucli joy. many sons, and great wealth." an uleal which they ex jiress by a term meaning "threefold hai)pinoss." 'i'fio youiigHters of the Orient are not lacking in names, and souve of them are saddled with tithes which an Amor ican would lose no lime in ridding him self of by application to his Legisia ture. .\mong the superstitious high sounding names are supiH)8ed to arouse the envious wrath of ojfil spir its, and their chiKln-n nften bear such ap])ollations as "Little Dog," "Hill Uog," and "Old Cow." The mon- re lined and intelligent of the Chinese choose "for their little ones the liner titles of "Long-Lived King." "(Uori-ous Light Summer." "Iteautiful Oem Place,'and "Beautiful PI ni'iiix Hell," etc. Besides names thu little ones have what are called "milk namoa," which correspond to the pet reproduced that the joya of the littlo Chinese may bo fully appreoiAted. I. "In tho Chow dynasty there was a man nnmey hi! misliehaTed himself very oft.-n ami his niotln^r use.' when you llogge.l me and I did not cry. but now 1 weeji because you are not -.trong enough to hurt mo.' "It makes me wot-p," says the Chinese moralist, with unconsciotis humor, "oven to read tliis story." IV. "AlK>nt l.'.OO years ago an otiicer was nnjustlv aCi'Ho.l of treason and con ilemned lo .leath. His son. 1 j years olil. went to ..lurt boldly and beat tho ilrum to claim an audience with the I'.mperor. an.I entreateil that he might 111- allowed t.i die for his father. This so pleased tli.. r.mi)eror that he set the man free ainl was about to confer tho title of 'I'eil.'.-tly Dutiful' ii)ion the ls)y, when the latter exclaimed : 'It is right and just for a son to die when his fath-er is disgraced. l.-;t what disgrace can be eoinjiare.l with that of gainin'.{ honor at a fatlier's ex|)ens.'? I respectfully decline your Majesty's propo.sed .listinctMU.'" LETTERS rSOl THE COB!IH.Oiritionof the strokes and dots which eompose it. The children of China have their gain.'s, the chief outdo.)r sjxirt b.".ng kite-Ilying lun amusement in which 1 gentlemen as well delight . but they know nothing of fool-ball, hix-key, ricket, Ixiating. Punch and .ludy are as much at home in a Chinese as in an English village, an.l n!iuttU>- profusely illustrated, but those ixHiks are aolil Bu ohi>a{4y that the iUustratioua ara uaually oha*p and far infttriur to the book Uluattatioua of KaaUnd and Amerioa. Tha outt repniJuoad with thia akaloli mt* (aoaiutlliM of piotunta uubltahad in China iu a to* book oou Uitttug OM huudtitd aud two ahuiM. mmI *'"^**H)r t^prwHWt tka oottditiitM f >4>t piotori*) afi Tka alorioa m�|ititma Uta bjMdfcww- of Um Cltiaaaa Motal iaU (kai will Natiud Aaiarinaa raaAwa ol tba awAltlNMiltuot hooka of a (oa-^ ta wbioK Uto Mfoaa ,Ni��raal�,., . , . . , ol A .t yiixK of Few Words. .\ y.iu'.ijT man. s..m.' v.-ais atro. ar riv...l at a certai:-. i:i:i. and. ift.'r alighting from h;- tra;., w,.:it iiit'. the i'.iniiiier.'ial rooia. In- walked backward-, an.l forwar.l- for some minutes. .ii-playii:g the n' self-irnp.irtaiice. .\t !.-:igtli he rang the bell, and uj on the waiter's ap|iearance gave him an order uearlv as follows: "Waiter'." "Y.'s, sir'" "I am a man of few wor.Is. and .lon't like to lie coatinuallv ringing the bell an.l .listurliin^; tho; I'll thank vou to pav attention to what I s�v." "Yes, sir!" "In the tir-'. jilace, bring nie in a gla-s of l.raii.l.- an.l water. . .ihi. witii a littl.' snL,'ar .la.l als.) a lea-.iioon: wiji.' d.iwii tills table, tiir.i'-^ s.inn? .-oals on til.' lire an.l -w.-.-p ap t!i.. heartl.; brii'.L' nil' a .ciaile of .aiullc-. pea. iak an.l paper, -oa..- wafers, a liltl.- s.-al-ingw ax, .iii.i let me know what time the p.'st e.ies out "Tell the host!.-r t.i take care of my hor-e. .Iri'ss him w .-U. ami let me know will.11 he's ready to f.-d. Order tlii-.lianibernuiid to prepare mo a j;.i.Mi be.l. tal;e care that th.. s!i.-.-ts ar.' v. "i! atre.l. and that theiei- a glassof \v i*.-.--in th.- nxim. '�.\sk vour mi-.tress what I can ha'  fi.r supper. Tell her 1 -hould lik.' .i roast duck, .)r soiuetl.iiin .'I that Desire3.v .-kin fine. I ses to my gran- make some gr-.l a niity fine hiLsban sum o these ilays." "You bet 111' air." ses she. We air a makin a heap o butter now. but taint no price at all skursely, only a sliilliu. Mis (Ules was a tellin me a wwk ago cum next Mundy thet Mis lioggs bed got a feller an wus a goin to be marryed. Uev you seen iinything spu'ious'.'' Laws nose sho wunte.l to tind number a Ixid enuf. We killed thet ole Ixib tale rooster far dinner the day Mis Peter Iloper an Mis (tiles an MisPurdy wus here. Fie w ii-i kindv tuf. but wo ett him fur all o thet. lien s.M to tell yon ef you wunt to 1)0 here when he fetches on his now housekee|)er you must liuny U)). Every liu.idy is a wiinderiu an a waaderia who in th.- world it kin be. Kf vou no, I wish you'd toll mo in yoar n.'xt, tho I spose you'l be home in ab.iut .1 weaks more. Ben sed you he.l -.ime forty grafs to.ik. an ev.ry bmldy aroun here wants one. Ho gihi.MiT. I'mni yure frend. (il'.\N-�\W MaHi'II. Willaui llenery was jest on pins to git home iiii tind out *hi> Ben's best gal wus. lint I felt mor.- is)iisarnixi about my ducks a dyia olf with tho straddles, etc. .\n s.i '.>e cancladed to-cut oar vLsit -liort here to the Ixiys \ few days es thay was all \ livin in to the same tonai. Mls Hogj.'s an lo-r bow *�t oat on to-th.^ steps a talkiii an eatin peuuts. toll sapiK-r time, aa th.'n arftor sapper thay went in t.i the | .vrlor an he stado tell most mornm. 'Tie Sell hi' .-(xxln't stay away no Iont;i)r." ses .'�^allv. -I shu.lent tiiin'.x li?..T.>i." sos t, 'lindy dry. ^so no more at pr.'i.jnt frum Hks;!'.:; .Vnn S .oi-Ktu lataa imImm A Wonilerrul Tree. Oeii. (iordon wavs v.'ry talkative on.' evening, explaining to as his pet thtx>ry, viz., 'iit the Seyciielles Islands, which a;.- situate.1 to tin- n.irth-eost of Mad'igascar. are the sita of the ganloii of r l.-a ! lb- ga\i! inaay re'a-hons I'.ir so-one lieiiig thv there was a tree fouiul ther.. tliat is not to be foun.l in any o'.lier part n the world. This, he is; i.-at. ;s the "forbidden tree." It i- . aii.-d the Coc*vdi*-Mer. or ' nat o: 'h.' sea," and has many pivnha: .t The nut is shaixid like a heart, l.ut with its husk Uken oft u is Liie a man's Ixxly from thu chiwt to the-iu-os To a treu. he ex|ilains, a nut ut laid on the gn>uud and cover.mI with leavM. By and by a .shoot out an.l runs along the gtoiind. ut.l whuu alxiut twtdve (eel long it t^a. UKit. tht. r\Hit is ill the form of i^tiiiU. (uat iu diaiBOttir The tire� it-..If grows tu the htught of UH) \'et. ^ d i. ubly atsiiit niue inehen thak [t w W y��ar� old bojuro it Wats hmt. and Us uuta tfioM tatveii iii a buiich. ftiLui the tfud 01 tUi� i�\t(iUilod arai. ..a. h wiagh tug ii�iUa|>a hirl.y pounds t hoy laku aoviMi jeara Iu ripuu l'U.> lua�v.i aio tweutjf-fuui (tMit lo8�| au.i (uiat.'' Tiiat'* I'.-^jUsh aiul .\iai-ii.'au "How do yo-: i-srry y.i-.r+#lf?' That's I''reni-li. ".Mav thy shatloM never gro'.n V.h(s Thai's Persian. "Thank l'io.l, Uo--� ire you '' .\rabian. "How do yon linvl -oarsoli  German. "How .lo vo".. ax\ e � .lars.'ll ' PolLsh "How ilo Joa perspir.' Kgyotiau !" \'h.�l's I'hal's That's Thal'a I'iiat's lUis How do yjii tivtf on sua. "liO with ll.xl. H.'.UJt Spanish. "How iii y�u stauil'"� rii lan. "How do YOU fare'" Chal's I'utch. "How caui rou '' TWh Sweilislk Tbati :\ lt-.kl Tb�rr�Mher WaaTao fre^b. In I'ickaoa Su(>ecto( Court a jury hail beeu out aomo tiiiai>trying tw agruo uu � vurdtol in uuo. of kh>� ars^ta Oiuh's. luurdui to got % hitlu e\t walk up and .lowu ihd alraal lU chacg* of 4U otVoor l> it Utg this aietets� a pceaohor caiiiu '.ie.4i Ihd turyiuou, aad la a low \oic.' w tiui ,i�xu>l 'Sliuk to hiiu, tktyn, ^Uck to you kuow I *m �uur pi ...>-'h�. kiut. auU fou luitaA .lit I tvll yon ' I'Ua, luty, oa raiuruvu^ lo Ibu iwuti (owiaj, UKkiudU Jttdao uuUm how (h(mv��>Cwl Jttd^ t)vtti� bad tho auiMtaur auiMatuaad UoAica UlMa, au4 auulMitiad kilu to pall a uMuth �Hd tu ataaof MM. -jtofortiM^ iViw�,^ ;