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Alden Times (Newspaper) - November 7, 1890, Alden, Iowa ^IFtiGTORY Stock, ||AHCJ.nnwir. . "-'J-? Attaviwr aatf OMBWier at law, --''fj^�BH4'�M�n(loag1r�ito�oll�croni. Oifm mr Ultor-* Biava's Btora, AUon. Uardm IOWA. XEATXVO. in Heavy and Slieif Hirdware^ heMaimiiCiHinf. linwaK^ & Woodenware, COOK li^a^Mljim! ClIlllST WALKED THERE. solomon's orounds bethlehem. and Dr. TalniBK* ai�'�> Nome Clawing Plat-iiraii or IMicniirt In .luruaalani nn)l .Vlnln-Itr-Tti* Wliiloni niiu PriuiU pri'ai'lii'rt Ills Mlxtli kit-iniiii 1)11 IiIh liiiir iii l'uli!!itliiii In tlui llr(l inn yliiny�rtl!t, I inndo mn gnr-tliiiin unit ornliurdH, and � |ilant(>d triX'h .In tliiini of all kiitdH ul rriiitH; I iiiudn inn pmilii nf watirnlii|{-iirHHH?f()r(!Urralff�Ht 111 .loTiiHalimin. . A' kliiK vvllli rjibos Mimwynrli)ttrlTrclrttTIiirii>rU.'itl�d ~wli:li''g�ld-dmrtrn1t'"7la!,lilii({ down ilin road, thu tior.ti'ii ul (nil riiiij tlio rnUiH loiisiMiii tbi'lr ncrkH, and (In' iTiick'oF whips, and llic liullcio of tlin Vficklpss r� Bri'-''iern In- Kpbrii-arr or Mareh or April, when the val-l-lwyiriri'-nn-nnitn'nlilTired slieet ilT wliii llowtf*- �>�' aneniniu'H mill r�iinrnliis urn flushed as tlioiiKh from attempting to cHmbJhe ! It a^ Mr!ni\ wliitnTTnty-- .Icm-i d'e-HeofiBed ii'Kiii It. Ills way down Wiis "fniiii wnriiiih to ehlll .fr�inj. blisiin to linr-reniiuss, from e.vei lasting .lune to sli-rlh' I>piwniber. If Twere going" to I'ulesilne us � b�)tiinlst, and to study tln^ llora of mother. Lord j^haflniibury nald, 'fJltB nie n generation of Chrlstlau mothent ni�l I *V!1 eliange the whole ptiase of s�>-elety in twelve inuutliH." Oil, the eradiel Forget not (Im* oiiir In whleh you wnr� nwkiid. 'I'bwigh old and worn out that eradle ni-iy lit stands lug In attle or liarn, forgot not llm foot that swayi'U It, the lli>�, that saiiip'ov*r It, "tim_jitudy '.InMIt, iiiiil so 1 went in Deeeniber. i wonUKl to see how the world"* frnnl doorlooked when ilie jieavenly Stranger liuteicd iu - TIhj town of Iteihlehem to my surprise i Is In.tlie sliii|ie of a liorse>lioe, the iioiiM's fwm loaM Begollaiad on long ottboii -l����How-rim 6t ItitBTbat. . A.lais�^ii�toliiaprOTad aad aninprorad -laada-IorMto.--------- - - ECKER'S KRFUMES '(iSSwalSS'ur qrai�pranm to take It to .leriisalem it has hiid threo rfIt4*riiigK, and Ik as pure ii-i whim-Uu*-ekm^ rallied it. * On that Deeeifkber morning wn Daw the water .rollliiK down frfim reservoir to re.servolr. and eaii well uiiderstniid how in this iielglO)orliood-tlie -liniM-rlul gar-deus worn oini .great bhissom. and tin LgMMiaLiitn**r^.N�tM>�^>f friitt>^ . " Bet i#**� nftt-r get bark.frtmi liU niorhliig ride, and bi-forc llie liorsi-s had vet Ih-hii eouled otf and nibbed down _li\:_.Uie_juyivl__cqneary. lay, tor from Itt-amn forth the reformation of tlie sl.xtetTulh century. Tliat wiw^ a great cradle in wliicW)aiiiel O'C'oniioll lay, for from It came forth an elo(|iiene;!'s-J.o_r.!;ttd.or-UttrJi-t-l,e�r.-fhat-wTU^ a sffeat cradle in which Washington lay,. lijl^Jliiin it - cauus- fortU-tiiii liappy-wHtt^ eame forth an all ion(|iioring evangollza-tloii. Hut the greatest vvvMn In which child ever slept or woke, hiiighed or cried, wos the cradle over wlilch Mary bi-nt, uiid to which tlie vvis�' menbrouglit frankincense, and . U|H)n wlilch the heavens-dropiMHl sonir.r-' Had~tllerc beeiT no manger there liud been no cross. Iliid there been no iletlilebeni there had been no tiolgotho. Had there been im Incarnation tliiTe liad Iwen no iisienslon. Had there iM'cn no start there li:id been ALDE5, IOWA FiOXS, ELDOKA, vovna. Passengers Can Save __-PROJt--^-- words lollowing my text, like a liirui- played af-1 rodi' In under the t4>i a grand inurcli, "lleliold all was vanity and vevurlon of spiril. and liiere was no protit under the sun." In other -wwlsr-lt donVl piiyJir.-.WaulitUtid-Uuvl. we might all learn thci lesson that tills world cannot priHliice liap|ilni'.ss. .Althongli thesn .Soloihonh' gardcn.s are iii ruins, tiicri: are now growing there llowcpt that are to bi> found nowhereelw the Holy Land. How do I account for ikoLj!_hjQlumuujuuit-out-his shl|ts and roblx^d the. gardens of the wholo earth for ilowers and pluntijd tliese exotics nori', and these phrtlciilar (Inwentare dl-^ M Estati :p�!tioi aBl BASS OF ALDEN, rrUBMALL ft BOS, Iowa. EXCHANGE BOUGHT and SOLD. CoUeeUnat made a (iiwdaltT. ^-^-:- ROBERT HOLMES, to: ^umber, CHICA60 AND POINTS 01 THIS UIE rect. desceiiduuts of the foreign plants he BETVEKir I iniportcti. Kceentiy travelers iiuho Holy Land speak of the nn'ky and stony surface of nearly all ruleslltie iis an Impnv sable harrier to tin! future cultivation of BT TAXXKO . the soil. Hilt it tlicy had exainini-d rriTTTri rcrrrkTkm -riz-vTmrn minutely the rocks and stones of tlm THIS SHORT ROUTE. -^{l^^^iifJSr"'T CONNECTIONS AT ELIN)RAJDMCTIOrwItbUia Chicago and NorthwoBtom Railway for Tama Citr, Codor Raptda, Clinton, Ohicaco, Milwaukee, Dea HolDes, Council Bluui, 8t. Vaul, Minncapnlit and all polnta in Dakot% Nebraika, Kanaaa and the Wml JBUiORi. with tbo Central Iowa lUa way fickelN aro "iiiWW worn out. 'rhoy'n! 'himl us btg a� tka ear itt iv niolf. And l,nover hnvminra than thrne: " Awl ihoro's ulwuyi- coming a ineaik-UttUI__ hole :, ajr j* for yoiirwlf 'Usn't niucht "I'd liken soil, of mjmix v4t^ All easy and i|iilck to gvg at: _Ajid_i-�iiall l)� iwrfBctIr happr. I kHO�; Witli � handy rig liko thaa." -St. yieholat. __ "'"'Wirialla; � '- " H� m a saner little' Mtl-Liril, .wli�-ttnda bi�-f!lue{ pleasuTo-ih eatln|j(i iSos- ~ wg, flKbting_JuB miatreaa-and-teattalgr~ ^ ' " pa to gat whativT pap^r ho mayihan, BotTorffilo pieces-IS faei, lu .l5oIotUuuJ^.AVroti!_..tilu^ IlK'iilora ble extending clear onto, the proiiKs .of tin; horsAlliiie. llie whole scene iiuire rough and rude than can be Imagined. Verily, Christ illil not choonu a soft, genial place In wblcli to be born.' The gate tliroiigh which our i,ord enteri-d tills world was agate^of riK-k. a hard, cold gat^ upon us being tiie placo uf uiir .Savior's birtli, and covi-nd by a niarbje slabi.niarkeil by a silver star sent from A'leiSiia. and the words. 'Ilure .lesus t'hrli^ was bl,.rni. The opiui si|n:iri'ls larKc i-hiiui-'li ii>ticcuniniodaii! a whole herd of cattle, a rliiik of siici-p or cunivuii of ; ferenj. I)elng skeletonl/.iil. and are being melted liftojhe soil and, biiiiig for the niost part limostonc, they are dj.ihig for that land what.the American and Kngllsh farmer dixrs when at great 'and fatjgmi he drawn his wagon load .of Ijuiv and .scatters It on the lle'Uls (or ihelr enrichment. I An l.look upon this great aiiiieduct 'of j lustricm!Lynr.s ni'nclr.' fivlll-zotlciii! Liberty: Ur-df-mpiloii: Your liardmi tMid mini'! Your lieaveii and mine'. Cradle of a universe! Cradle of a t cliamii of hit aiut sulilimust archof neck tliai i'vcr IiioukIiI Sohiiiion down to tlu'si! udjiilnilig garil ens \\as but a pimr type of the iiorsc upon whleh this coiii|iicpir horn In the barn shall ride, when, ai-cnrUliig t group to tell her what they bud done. One said. "1 could not do much, for we are very |HM>r, but 1 had u beautiful llower I had carnfolly U��ne- pilyor, but I can sing a little, and so I went flown to a poor sick woman in the lane and saitgas Tvell as I could, tirche-r her up, a Christmas song." "Wi'll. Helen, whaWdid y*'" -fy*'"^jl' ".'i'"U,r'^4 biiig for l.'liriilt, uiid I cunld think of iiotliiug.eisc to do, and so 1 went into the church afti'r the |km>p1,' who Imd _ L-Jmd left, ttiul.1 scritbbtid down the back aliur sl-,iirs." Itcautifur.' I warrant that tlie ('hrl.-np!n tbe pmv.~ri! of a ri-soiiiidlfiK .-icrvice. Sonu-lhin'i tor X'lirl.-fi: iJunu'UUiiK for Cliri-i: A-lilaiii man iias>iiu; u fortress saw u itusslan soldier on guard In a terribly cold nluiit. and took Hit iiisi-uat and itave it to tile sobjeTj^sio'-ingl...-iiL-w 111 -sooii lie-li'onie and warm, and you will beont here all iilglil." .So the soldfer wrapped him-seif ill tile Imrroweil coat. The plainiiiau who.iuaneU tiie coat to tio-soldier >oon after was dying, ami In ills dream .-^aw Ciirlsl, and said to him; "You have got my coat on." "Ye.s." said Ciirlst. 'ihis Is the one yon lent iiie on that-cold ni'-'jit by the forIrc.-^. I was naked, and yi clothed me." .Soiiiethlni,'for Chi-isll By the niemorii's of lleililebeni I adjiirc you! In th-i ll�llt of that alar ea > leiriiiiiu iiuu iii niticii n iciuiiic.ut . , � i , . , n , , :.wItU^iJuw4..if^idieek-�.MHi.wHn,rnnTTir=rf*^���^M^^ cltliM worn larger than ours in tbo sweep (>f their iminp. lliit our attempts must l�i In moral nehiovoiiirtiit and (iospel victory. Ill that we have already xurposseii lUum, and. In that direction let thn ages piiBli on. I'^l^ujl^ brag less of jnirldlv.. HtohtOVfilireill," -and "tliuhk"(iod for inoral opportunity. Moru good men ami gouil womuii In wliat tho world wants. Toward moral ektvutloii and spiritual at-talnniijlil lui the chief struguin be.. TM liorsi Tile w;ntcrs tliuCrush down these hills Into yoiider three great reservoirs of roek'and'tlllMi pour lu umrveloiis unuc diiet Into .Jernsalem till the bra/.en sea is full, and tbo baths are full, and .Slloani is full, are only an Imperfecitype of the rivers of delight wlilcii, os the result of this great onu's coming, shall roll on for slaking of the thirst of all nations. The palace ufljubanun, cedar fromwhlcli the imperial cavalcade pa.ssed out in ine arl)'iiiorhiiig and to wlilch II returned liaianavar; no- happy when in miaehief. ' Hia-pomooal appearauce in noi nineh in hja> tnvur. HU head, with Uiii blaok faoe^.-^. pink Wak, two nharp Uttla eyes, andl ahort "tojipy" or iop^jDOt^Ja atnek oa a6ay abeat the ahapia-of aa appte-dumplitig: and thia tiody ia HUpi>ort�d by a pair of 'lalicata-look-itig feot. which are coDlinuallr carrying^ th��r owner to piacea w)iere lie has no bUBineea to t>e. A stnVby and bat-fcerod tail, with wiogs to match, cpm-pleta the deacription. But ha is not ashamed of hia loote;-oh, no; not a bit of itl On the contrary, be appeara to think, that no ona haa aa ftae a coat or as pietty a lop-knot aa Maater Birgalie. and; co'na*-o.uantly, ia rery vain of thaw, making hia toiiat ttaee or four timaa a day,.and iiidra-frequently if ho gets the ehanca. And it ia fortunate for liia niatreaa thai he does m>, (or it takes up-aome of hia time, and whennotengagadmJhat^arL. _ -ths-^qnUypIeSoant oocupation^reat-iiig and aia^ing, ho ia certain to be di>-iog Komethmg that ho ahouldnot dofTa. Faltliliil l.ltllv Tip. Beaaie war) a little Irnrman girl. Har papa cetnbor_afteriiafiiiQU Jl-lulfs o' littllon*. - III ten tliouwind of Ihij way tolhiM'radlu of Ulw wha culled thoat are thU moment the hands ihiil ailmMlf g^o^U�r^hlln Solumon. M'naro' wUIyt give benediction of mcrcy-lloNitly a'Pnlaco. Uiut covcirod by a barn; -nvjNiTCBldeil iiynr �|jr,a jprliicdsfc but liovoroV�aft^  mBiOlkdlBJilsuitia-tJiKardi liudJMuUiiieiimt Uin hlastod way, tho lips tiiut will pray or blasphtime. l>h. tlit> erjidie' It 1 inoro trpinunooiis Uiaii the gr.ive. ,Wlu>r� aro most ft^^tbo loBdcrs of the Twivutleih gnntllfY. i' ilpwii upon - thoy wpRTiilirPpV; No-No. iniinilpltt'f*No. .1(1 furiims','. Sc. meal starch.- ,�.nother time ho bopped into a. big-, cup of warm ooffoe, but lost uotima in scrambling out again. ' . ' After bathing, Birgalie often took it into his little head t� try and fly up to tho stove pipe, for^the nurpose of drying himself there."".So hajrouldnerva - himself for tbo attempt, spread hia wings, and-give-ft-gratid-bopT-but-thaf" was all he did do, for as liiswinga wara wot he always laia^d on the tliior in a very humiliating manner. Then ha , �woilid graciously, pefim't- us-to- pack- him up in a litlte basket, and" s'at hiiu i ont in tho sun or under the-stove to dry. All this sort of thing bapi>ened while Birgalio was a youngster, akd, or course, not as wise and well-behaved as ho is at preMut. Kow when freah woter is given to him in. his batk-tnU ho first sticks in ono littla foot an4 draws, it: out ajpin,. ftnd-thenT�{J�ftt�-ifiwn Tratty Wlum Fino TBiju. {.his "v,'rninB7-F'rrnmr Trirat?^ Weltyaaa. .inxj 111 tell you what brought It.- I was a complatiiin'laat . niglU about tho dry wcathar, and Mary sliesea: 'Simon, s'i>o8o yo�i try pray-in'. 'Vou hain't prayed any far a good maoy years, anyw.ay, aued right outer my knees as gcod as any preacher ooiildl niul began .prayiu", and, bv jiminy, I....... hadn't unrdly got started yhun I heard some rain-drops (nlliu* ou tho roof, which rtMniiuU'd �� wo might Kit_iL*op_ , houvy and" wash tbo aido'ldll piekla -Dp y6u kim *-K-o:iBro6k1 Ittr seuataTtgjmitliiT  No; III t>ottntlhg-lioui�u�'.*-4Wr-Tlwy a IV In tlt��^ 4TnFB(�Plif61�rondoiiR fhlng In "iho'^miT ,v�fw.\ ftiMl' noxt Ul t.ibd, l� ti> l>o a -patch; so~I-^in>tTraii!drii1roent iji tbo I prayin' ajid sez: 'U(^t't bring it on to6 much till to otiot, liOril, but �y>read it out like.' Aiid yo seol got it jist as _ .plpa in your offlo*?" Jll&^there.-Woll, you amSitPytiur pipe - there, .............. iwd tc�tn. iowu,'^Kfntucky aiate Journcil. - -.Lc ;