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LeMars Sentinel (Newspaper) - December 2, 1890, Lemars, Iowa TWILIGHT IKl B0R06RUAND, ,^ The Bky 1^ a(;l6ir;with the Bunsut light, > Uo has poured bid gold over towdi* Aiidtroe, And scattorod bis diamonds upon the HOtti :. Cropped his casket ol pearls on the robo ot Klgbt, And bis tears on tho floweret's pfnk iind whlto, Yetlloovothomiinothor.ttmlflytothoo, � Over flold and woodl�nd and dark rttvlao -My spirit Is borne oB Its pinions floot, . TlUl clasp ,your hand ond our glad eyes moot;  ThenWiVnu'dornwnyliia glorloiis druam . Andlioat, and float In a mystical Bhoun, To It realm unknown to mortal fuot. Wo bask 111 that wonrtortul region ot llglit, We are filled and thrilled with love's sweetest tone, rWblle.wodrlnkof n bllas to sense unknown. Oh, what do they know o� pure doll(;Ut, Whoso souls never stretched out their wings In ' flight, Who never have found and embraced their ownf -Eliza Lamb Martya THE BLACK CROSS. A black cross had been sot against Judge Hawkins' name. Why it is not for mo to say. We were riot accustomed to explain our motives or to give reasons for our deeds. The deeds were enough, and this blaclc cross ^meant death, and when it had been shown ns all that we needed to know further was at what hour wo should meet for the  contemplated raid. A word from the captaiii settled that, and when the next Friday came a dozen men met at the place of rendezvous ready for the ride which should bring them to the'judge's'solitary mansion across the mountains. r I WM''Smbn^ them and in as totis-factory a tnood as I had ever been in my life, for the night was favorable and the men hearty arid in first rate condition. But after we'had^started and were threading a certain Wood I began to have doubts. Feelings I had never before exi)erienced assailed me -vvithaforce that first perplexed and then astounded me, I was afraid, and what rather heightened than diminished the unwonted sensation was tliefact that I was not afraid of' anything tangible, either in the present or ;future, hut of sbriie-thing unexplaintible and iieculiar, which if it lay in the skies certainly made them look dark indeed, and if it lud in the forest, caused its faintest murmiir to seem like the utterance of a great dread, as awful as it was inexplicable. I nevertheless proceeded, and should have done so if the great streaks of lightning which now and then shot zigzag through the sky had taken the shape of words and bade us all beware. I was not one to be daunted, and knew no other course than that of advance when once a stroke of justice had been planned and the direction for its fulfillment marked out. I went on, but I begi^n to think, and that to am was ari experience, for I had never beou taught-to reflect- only to fight and obey. , Thehou^ toward which we were riding was built on a hillside, and the first thing we saw on emerging from the forest was u light burning in one of it3_ distant windows. This was a suiTprise, for the hoiu: was late,' and in that part of the country peoplo were, accustomed to retire early, even such husy men as the judge. He must have a visitor, and visitor meant a possible complication of affairs; so a halt was called, and I was singled odt to reconnoiter the premises and bring back word of what we - had a � right to expect. I started' off in a, sti-ange state of mind. The fear I had spoken of had left me, but a vague shadow remained, through which, as thi-ough'a mist, I saw the'light in that far away window beckoning me on to what I felt was in some way to make an end of my jsresent life. As I drew nearer to it the teeling increased; then it, too, lett me, and 1 found myself once more the daring avenger. This wns when I came to the foot of the hill and discovered I had but a few stejis more to take. ' The ihouse,! which had now become plainly -visiblei-wAsa solid one of stone, built,"as J have said; on the . hUlsido. It faced: the' road;as>Ayas> shown by; the-large � portico' dimly to .be-,;disceniedi in' that'direction', but its rooms were mainly on the side, and it was from one of these that the light shone. As I canie yet nearer! pbrceived-that these rooms: were' guarded by a piazza, which, corii-municatiiig. with the iwrtieo in front, afEorded an open road to that window and a clear sight of what lay behind it. I was instantly ofi.myhorse and upoii the i)iiizza, and baforo I had time to realize .that my fejirs had returned iom'e � with double force.I had crept stealthily toward � that uncurtained window, arid ' looked in. � .'What did I see? At fii-st nothing.but .;' a calm, studious liguro bending above a hatch of closely wiitten papers,vppon ;r;,iWJiich the hght shone too brightly, for, ...:..meito. perceive much of, whatlay .beliind them. But gradually an mfluenqe, of I whose worldngs J-w�8',scarce conscious, drew my eyej^awayiiand'Ibe^anfd;discover on every side "strange arid, beautiful ^bjects whichTgreatly interested :Jn^, :. eyes felluponayis^pri 'f of loveliness so;enchanting that .1 forgot to look elsewhere and became for lihe moment nothing but sight and feelirigig It was a picture, or so I tliought in the tV instant*'of awe and dehght. But atly 'I 'sawthat"it wad'a woman. and[f ull of; .the thoughtSithAtehad , feenlrdin^j'and'at the discovery a '. Jfn44l^n 4;wbUng seized, me, for I had newr seen anything in^ heaven or eai-th; :;�lb>^i'th1tnl4nj5^o\\^J|^lj|idi^^pymW^^ papers. , ' ,fimy�a!--my presence." Bhe glanced quiclr-s;^'>^; ;'''''"riftofa5fa;^e';WMiadw,>nd' seeing me f.-.'. Ih-dgM'tinf felt myself strink and grow ff^.^^^Jh^IJi.C^^j, jjpn^ ghg caught fie* TWth>^Bliife;|9yM ba& nsop to hu feet nut M.^ug]e^^Up|' '"^bnt piy facf glued ut,'iunHt.||#i^^^g "ti|ctS Uke>^B�alfc advaub^d'^r^ .by/ftif'-Bnglish^flrm^iaiprobablylsaue^, VSlSiiies ol 86,oke;**iaghti. -r, v^g,. v ^ 3,T ? Widrioontrftbts deBte'hJs'tpdablea' ^.^SDmevvffle Jpurnal? r',*tii| | ASmONS OF TEE PAIH LAT- Att Aflcommodatlne I)oy. : :Oity Damo (ill tho country)-Boy, can't you get mo some oat tails? Country Boy-Yea'rii. Xbng onesf eity Dame-Oil, Idrig or short;, whichever are the prettier; :[ Doy-Well, mum( I gucas I'd better just bring you th' cats an' let you cut the tails off to suit y'rself.-Street Smith's Good News.___ Tho^o Terrible Ilusslan Words. Bronson-Did yfeii hear of tho sad fate of poor OiTaloffski, tho Rntisjan ? Johnson-No; what was Itf Bronson-He got into an altercation with a fello\v countryman, and tho other fellow pulled out ii revolver and made OiTaloffski eat his words, Tt killed him.- Light. _ A Giveaway. Young Wife (Ynssar girl, pufctinii hands over her Imsband's eyes)-'V'on can't guess whom I am. Husband-My little wlfey. Young Wife-You guessed by my voice. Husband-No; by your grammar.-New York Evening Sun. elegant winter 'wraps. up to the ears, and the whole lined with squirrel sMn, or a jacket* an ulster or a wrap; a,nd all kinds of fur are used. Jackets of sealskin are ti-immed with bands of leopard skin, and shoulder capes are iriade-of leopard, bear, tiger and wildcat or 13T1S. In fact, the only fur unrepresented it seems to me is that of the opossum and pig. Dog there is, and cat I am sure, so that it is comparatively easy to be in fashion as far as fur goes. , Very pretty novelties in trimming are made by applique in kid, leather or velvet outlined in beads or gilt braid. The skirt to bo trimmed should have the front breadth quite plain and wider than usual, and the applique can be put on in perpendicular figures or a horizontal band which reaches around :to the back breadths. The leather makes a: rather stiff trimming, which is suitable for serge and cloth; while Idd is more suitable for soft vicunas and ^ricots, and velvet can be used on anything with equal propriety and effect. The pattern should be stamped on the material' and be applied and basted to the goods, after which ^that portion to be cut away is removed with a sharp pair of scissors. The edge can be turned in and hemmed down, or laid flat arid buttonholed on, which is the best way. Only a little should be cut out at a time. Satin is now being .displayed as the high novelty" in very thick and excellent quality, black being the favorite, made up with some combination .of color. A magnificent gown of tlris kind was recently imported for a lady of my acquaintance. Tlie dress was cut prin-cesse, en traine, and had waist drapery and sash made of gold colored satin. The front breadth was of gold. color and black brocade. The sleeves were made with slashes of gold and black satin, and the whole gown was most superb, though comparatively simple. I noticed recently a great quantity of striped petticoats in colored wool, which are the revival of the old Balmoral skirts over which our mothers used to toop their dresses in festoons., They are in sizes for women and tiny little girls, Ii'i-upresMlblo StatiHticiuns. France still remains the country most prolific in energetic and irrepressible statisticians. One of the tribe has lately been busily engaged in getting up facts and figures about persona s.initten with the mania for collecting all sorts of ob jects. There are, he informs us, 18,000 col lectora of botanical specimens and 20,000 antiquaries. The labors of these people, however, are ho thinks lofty and noble compared to those of the beings who stick pins in beetles' and love to exhibit the impaled insects in glsvss cases, on of the silly collectoi-s of 'bus and trnin tickets. The statistician has also much to say about the scrap book people and the hunters after historical buttons. One oi these has a wonderful collection of civil and military speoiriiens, rangingfrom the time'j of "liouis XlWito.our own'days, and ha spent layge sums of money'.in looldng for articles of theKkind'^'on. tliebattlerj fields where soldier8,of.ii'e had fought. ' Another BariBiaMvbrbiijjht'.'togetheJi' 80,000 different 'portraits of the great Nappleonj while a dealer iri'c'uriosiiief has on band the palettes of all the prin; cipal French .painters who have flour' ished in the second half ;;of. 'the present century; The .careful.-.statistician, Bae omitted to add to his list-'tho;:Co]lectoM of such trifies as the! slippers, of.' 'star??, ofthe ballet, there having been oncesari old Parisian whohad an ai8ortment;rof these things inr his muBenmi-London Telegraph, ' ' ^'-i. Great Trutlis. ,............ .';How. to got some large" Mils for, a small one-B0,to]aw....... '......'. -"'iV ,' 'Being;'iconceited Is.'the only satisfaction some men flnd;ln life. , j-> The trouble"'ivbout room' mates .is that eaoh. mate' wisbetfit6\be:captaln.^^;% Families' are/a'= good deal like alockS; Too much reguljvtJpni Bjay make thom.-..j:;--' ,^ .''h>' "The'oysterittftifljs'to,the age of twelve; years," ThimSa4s*t$ the^'oyater that oH tends' festivalrti' c>o'aoa|st.tftJ^^t;;j(;M '.-J.j,f .S It is useless for peopleTto lea^.a.oat'audi, dog life. Poor old Towstjr png% ^;f^}ii^ that Tabby has nine obaucea^- tpvljija^lte^?. ' ' We have no words except praiso|fdr' deftd. This is ni^ljural, as we'usuWiy ^hanst our' wbolr.stock of bl.-imo on':tg^'' |&|bnS#4Hirte^n m while alive --PuoV. ' " - .. 4. 'jHfesent of .inoreastfcrematipna VU b"The' Tttlo-ot^,Tobapoo,"-just puWi^od'#6b^vi�aoli an^vemge'ofr'one a day, the Domestic Needs. Husband-jAnything you want down town today, my dear? "Shall I order some more of that self raising flour? Wife-Wo have plenty left; but I wi�h you would stop at an intelligence offlce and order me a self raising servant girl.- New York Weekly. Flays in Stree.t Parados. Quizz-What is your friend Jack driving at now? Fizz-Oh, he's pljiying the bass drum in a brass band I Quizz-Ahl Aprofessionalmusician, oh? Pizz-No; a processional musician.- Lowell Citizen. A Wise Bird. First Bird-See that dog looking at lis? He's a pointer, and a city sportsman lis back there with a gun. Second Bird (of several seasons' experience)-Myl myl that dog is in a dangerous position.-Street & Smith's Good News. Modern CooTonlences. Little Girl (In church)-Why does so many people put those little envelopes on th' contribution plate? Little Boy-Them's to keep the pennies from makin' so much noise.-New York Weeklj'.__ Deafness Can't be Cured. By local api^lications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure deafndas, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect he'ar-inc, and when it is entirely closed, deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever, nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which' is nothing but an inllamed condition of the mucous surface. We will give one hundred dollars for any case of deafness (caused by catarrh) that we cannot cure by taking HoU's Catarrh Cure, bend for circulars, free. F. J. Cheney, Toledo, Ohio. Sold by druggist, 'V5 cents. 95t8 The largest orange grove in the world will be planted this winter in the San Jacinto valley, San Diego county, Cal., !by the Alexandra Orange Grove Association. Seven hundred acres will be planted to the finest varieties. The largest grove at present is at Pomona, and covers 4O0 acres. Bhe Suffered for rifteen Years. My wife has suffered for fifteen years froni congestion and painful menstruation. After using three bottles of Bradfleld's Female Regulator she is now able to do her house work and go where she pleases. J. W. Davis, Moravian Falls N. C. Write lirndfleld Reg. Co., Atlanta, Ga., for particulars. Sold by Sartori & Pfeiffier. 91*4 General Butler's happy faculty of dropping oif to sleep on short notice is one secret of his great vitality nnd vigor. In his stumping tour about the country it is said that he will sleep in railway trains and In carriages as readily nnd as comfortably as in beds. "Rheumatism cured in a Day." ^Mystic Cure" lor rheumatism and neuralgia radically cures in one to three, days. Its action upon the system is remarkable and mysterious. It removes at once the causeand the disease immediately disappears. The first dose greatly benefits. 75 cents. Sold by P. H. Dielh, druggist LeMars. 94:*lyr The, richest man in the world, if ho lives to inherit his patrimony, will be young Viscount Belgrave, grandson of the Duke of Westminster. By the time he at-tainshis majority it is ,estimated that Lis income will be between $10,000 and $20,-000 aday. A Boon to Wives. t Having used"Mother's,Friend" I would not be without it. It is a* boon to wives who know they-must pass through the painful ordeal of childbirth, llrs. 0. Mel-Bourne, Iowa. Write the Bradfleld Reg-ulntor Co.; Atlanta; Ga., for further particulars. Sold by SftrtorlJ& Pfelffer. � 91*4 A WONDERFUL BABY. "Say 'papii,' darling," the mother cooed; It openeiJ its big eyes blue, With wondering look the visitor viewed, And crowed and said "Goo-goo." "Suy 'mauima,' darling," the mother said; "Sny 'mamma,' sweet one, do." It tiiKKod tti IMo lialr of Its curly head And lau^licd and said "Qoo-goo." "How Buy 'good-by,' " and llio mother snillod With tt joy that was pleasant to view; "Now say 'good-by,'" and Iho wlnsomis child Responded and sttid "Qoo-goo." Then tho mother embraced the little dear And hissed It again and again, As she gurgllngly said, "Did you ever hear A baby that talked so pluliiV" -Cape Cod Item. An Aincrlciin Clara Vcrc do Vore. iVIiss Van 'Wirt-No, Lord Nortlibury, I could never muri-y you. Vou are not niy equal. Lord Nortlibury-Not your equal! Wliy, the blood of the Plantagcnets courses in my veinsi Wlieri your great-grandfntlier was a petty Dutch trader mine wns sitting in the houso of lords. Miss 'Van Wirt-Yes, but when your great-grnndfother was sitting In tho house of lords mine was buying up town lots on Broadway.-Lite. hides! hides! . hides Sides, Felts, 7urs Wool and Tallow. W. M. CLAGG & CO., . BaildlDB north nf .1 �ttend� - ,atoooe.^' _ ^^ii.^ - 1 ,� Graduate oi tlie Ontirio' Veterinary College,, ' To^pnto^.Canada.' -u.. , *\ ' . felAWES ExrectfNo T?.b^BT OF TEB OODITTRT, WILI. OBTAflT > - .r,,'? : MOOH VAIUABUB OTFOHMATIOW PHOM A STUDY OP THIS MAP OP v ' iowA." 'iMINNESOTA SOUTiTDAKOfii Solid Trains , BETwram 1 1.1, Chicago; Minneapolis and St. Pau| .Vl� the Fiuiious Albert Lea Boute. ; 8t. Louts, IMInne^polis-aniji St. Pau .' �� via Bt.'Louls, lllimoapoUi & 8ti raufStaoit Unoi ' Ttirough Slee|ersjnd Chair ?arv Z&NBAB mYi lOHHS&FOLIBAin) SX.'FAlfIt PEORIA, CEDAR RAPIDS AND SIOUX FAILS. IJAV CHIQAQ0:^AND^CEDAR RAPlbl8>paIi;0t&< rhprcTdrouatat and crop fuUures ana unkqcwn, mousanfls of choice acres of laud yet-uneidd; jOoalsEhcouislomrates'given.--itorfuU-lnftw nation us to priofis Qf-landiand rates of lue] ddresBfienUaiolBtandPasBonBoriAgent;! K All of tlie Passenger Trains on oUDlTlsloo ,f this Eaiiware heated-br '- THE CmCAGO, ROCK ISUND & PACIFIC RlltWI!f, ; QcltHUns toaln 'ItoesiitoranclieB 'and'-exteaBlons East ana'We'rtiof^tui J' 'isaourll^Rive oria. Laf -T�wa,r DeaMoine8,