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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1900, Marble Rock, IowaThe Missouri. Low brinks of passed Chiy the rapid takes us Way. Its heavy Waters flow As if their Hsy did not know swirl off in , spread out in lakes whose Shoals Trail sluggish they gnaw away the . Mow Down their Leafy Willow they dwindle tin the dust blows round where fishes swae and men were then flood the Bottoms Miles away. Fence barn and their scattered prey. Bui yet far Back the tit is Urmin which All their res Ain. Ii. Our new democracy in thee. Co Rhine Art thou by Cliffs beset m Ith castles on each parapet s co thames of Placid even with grass lawns eci Ging either Side but Strong and turbid and perplexed by frequent whirls and eddies at Tressan of brute through All Large wealth and Woods where once swept by floods. And so we know whate or thy Force Goti s Hills Hod thee to his course. Mann in Century. Isis by j. P. Lippincott co miss arc Eldou was not a Little sur prised herself and not especially Well satisfied. It had been a rather Desper ate leap with her eyes shut. The Gal Lantry intelligence and tincture of the West about the Man pleased her. The rest was a sacrifice for her father. To Braddon it was a thoroughly disagreeable Surprise. He could read men too Well to be deceived though i tried hard to convince himself that it was Only prejudice. It s All an old Man s he frequently said to himself. If Esther loves him what right have i to stand in her any with any of my he knew better than to hint at this distrust to Esther and silently sacrificed his own wishes to hers. All three would have been doubly surprised had the reality of each heart been readable. In the secret of his closet Braddon be rated himself mercilessly that the right Man had not been introduced. s All my fault yes All of he muttered for he and John Olmstead had instantly renewed their boyhood Friendship. They were Lille school churns again for awhile and Only they two knew Why it was that after Kobert returned from College Braddon never entered Olmstead s House again till he came to the funeral. I could t stand it Jack. I d make very picture of his Braddon Maicl and Olmstead understood. The result was that Stanton knew Thaddeus Braddon Only As everyone else knew the Brilliant White haired financier As Braddon of Era Don and had never spoken to hit. The Oil Man knew the Young lawyer through and through however. He had sacrificed a lifetime to his love for the boy s Mother and the boy was As like her As two drops of water from the same Spring. His interest in him was something phenomenal and when Stanton began his rapid strides to wards Fame there was no mortal half so proud of him As Braddon of Braddon Burridge. When alone with Esther lie sometimes dropped a word about John Olmstead s Nephew and for Long she knew him by no other name. He did it with studied carelessness it in woman s eyes there is a microscopic Lens for mental and. Sentimental work passing All under standing. Before Braddon considered Itiat his daughter had heard of the Young Man often enough even to have his existence impressed upon her she had come to the conclusion Lii at behind Jolius olm bread s Nephew Lay the secret Why her father had never married. Once Esther thought to please her father by suggesting that he bring the Young lawyer Home to dinner but it was received with such unexpected opposition that it was never repeated frequently and intensely Braddon regretted that opposition. I was a fool. She took me by he would say to himself. He said it most vigorously after Kichard Raymond Canic into prominence lie even Ines to bring it about that Esther should repeat the suggestion. She was never before so slow of comprehension but hint is lie would she never repeated it. On the evening of the 5th of Decem Ber. 3sfl2, Braddon was late and hurry ing Home to dinner. tie trustees of the Olmstead estate in passing him briefly reported that the Nephew had forfeited his rights and that another heir had filed his claim. It was merely item of news that might interest the banker is a Good portion of John olm Bucad e millions was held by Braddon i Burrige the two parted at once and each went his Way but the banker s checks were flushed his eyes flashed under his White brows. His blood boiled in spite of the years that should have it s a regular Olmstead he muttered. He s a fool. Is o. He s not. Confound him i respect him for it. I believe his Mother thought i insulted her by throwing a Fortune in her face asking her to change her mind. She said by marrying a poor Farmer. If stayed poor i believe she would have had me but i never savr it in that Light till this minute. This is precisely the sane thing Over cd Ain. Bleu tace Borl by he lie aka ii in Bis fee was Sui pick in v to sled to hide his excitement but still excited to be very glad they were to sit alone at . He heard Esther talking and smiled when she but paid Little further attention the was recounting a meet ing of her Reform club that Day at which had been elected chairman of the executive committee. Braddon nodded approvingly. Shame i Esther Eit claimed. How Young and unfitted i am for such a position if i can do the every Day work of the committee 1 shall be glad. At least i m determined to try and do my share. There s one thing in which i think 1 can accomplish some thing. They brought up the subject of a. Horrible system of matrimonial advertisements in the daily papers. I d no idea that there was such a thing at All list you Don t know papa How Hor Rible it is. A member read Souie advertisements she had Cut oui this very morning and it seems there the same Hind in almost every Day. She told of some that she had investigated in the past and of criminal As Well As moral wrong connected with them. I am to look up such cases As i can and to engage a lawyer at the club s expense to punish crime where Hind it. When i m Well posted i m going to see the editors of the newspapers about it by Liis time Dradon wag paying1 the utmost possible attention. Lie cared no More for matrimonial advertisements than he did for John Olmstead s millions. It was John olm Stead s Nephew he Washin Kingca. The moment there was a pause he said see Here Esther the idea is Allyc for o shrewdest Man to try and handle criminals. You want the Best lawyer you can secure and you want him at the Start. Otherwise you la crag your club into no end of trouble for even criminals have certain rights which they understand better than you and which it is dangerous to meddle with or ignore. The first thing you do you go to John Olmstead s 1 be Lieve he s the Best lawyer of his age in the state. Hell Tell you he s too Busy to give the matter attention but Don t let him slip. Ten minutes of his brain work is better than an hour from most. Take him on philanthropy. I under stand it s something of a Hobby with him. Don t you Otier to pay him or he won t look at you. To can earn ten times All that your club will pay with half the work you will require but he s forever throwing away Good business to give his time in Charity. Call it Charity. See and if that Don t work try moral Reform. He s head and front in a dozen moral reforms. And once you be secured him you re All following this advice Esther Cut from the next morning s papers All the obnoxious advertisements she could find. She read them Over with a shudder of horror that men and women could be so base and depraved. Une in particular signed fastened itself upon her mind. Thus that Prodigy of Genius and Brilliant Leader in philanthropy Charity and morality John Olmstead s Nephew. She knew him Well enough by sight and doubtless Stanton had frequently heard her name and even seen her Dur ing the brie period when he was most in society. Lie might almost have seen her yesterday and forgotten. There was a Strong similarity among women As he saw them. He never tried to re member unless they were in the wit Ness stand. As Braddon stepped into the ele Vator the operator was shewing another boy an item in the morning Herald which intensely amused them both. Always interested in what interested the Young she glanced Over their Shoul Ders to find them absorbed in Tho advertisement signed she remembered it and a. New horror chilled her to incl that even boys found entertainment in the pernicious matter and from it formed their notions of what real life would be for them too when they were old enough to enter in. As she crossed the Hall to Stanton s door she whispered indignantly Malcolm. Herald. Up town. She paused timidly upon the thresh old fully aware of the importance of the Man site was about to approach when the Oiler boy came Forward re marking Good us. Yer Loolen fur do if. Malcolm As add tired in tie Mornin Herald us he s right in Here before she could collect her thoughts the door of the private office had been opened Sho had entered and it had wr-1 r a. It an instant and Esther Thorndike Brad Cion was face to face with John him Stead s immaculate Malcolm. Her first thought was to get herself instantly away. The suggested that be very sure first that was right then Fly to her father with news of the Clay feet of his idol. Then a vein of. Amusement crept into the situation and when she found that she mistaken for an applicant her woman s wit suggested that she had a glorious Opportunity to investigate draw him out. Preach him a Sermon that should Wither him with shame then Tell him who she was Why she to him. And what every True Cwm would think of him. Upon this Bargai open Atmore. And he the end. The end itself was quite what she had she vent directly to her a her. She told about the will with is time limit and forfeiture of which he knew about the mistake in dates of which he did know about Lii Ehard which did not greatly Surprise about. Stanton s determination to retain the property of which he highly approved about the matrimonial cd Erti Semont and the plan for a limited which certain or act him Esther bad i Mitred it might of All she called together All her courage Drew u Long quivering breath and with fear and trembling As she thought of what sue had Tice what her angry Indig Nant sympathetic heart bad prompted her to say and do to help John him Stead s Nephew and punish Killiard Raymond. With wet Cheeks she looked up to her father for his verdict. If thaddcus Bra Dou could have been left alone for the next five minutes he would have Given half his Fortune but he was not left alone. Esther s Ai Sious troubled face was right before my. Lie saved the half of his Fortune but he ran a great risk of internal combustion of some kind which might have been much worse. He did his Best to look serious and grave while she continued you know papa 1 did t really want to marry or. Raymond at any time. 1 never wanted to marry anyone and i never shall want to. It will not matter at All if 1 am bound in this Way so that 1 can t. Don t you think 1 did right "1 Erfe etly right Braddon said solemnly. "1 will look into this matter of Raymond at once and if the halt is True i will have a word with him. Lie will not annoy you after that. Any arrangement you have made wit i John him Stout s Nephew will be perfectly Safe and honorable rest assured. Now do you go right Home and rest till the time comes. Carrying is a Tough pull on the however you do it and you la need All your strength. I la Tell you what Well do Esther. You go through this thing like a major. The chances Are hell offer to give tin a wit and Wisdom. For hell think it s hard on you but Don t you let him Cloit. Don t let thing slip so that the boy will drop his Fortune into Raymond s hands after All and when it s settled you and i will take that trip to Europe we be Beer talking about. Well Start one Weet from to Day if you see this thing through All right. Run that s a Good at last he was Able to lock the door of his private Ollice and be alone. It was none too soon. Thaddeus Brad Don the White haired head of Era Don Fiu Ridge Sank into the nearest Arm chair helplessly convulsed. Clasping his own viands. Lacking the visible hand of his o d Friend to clasp he Shook them with cordial Tuery crashing Between the uncontrollable paroxysms of Jack dear old boy Jack did you Ever hear of such Luck in All your life Mary s 003jack and my Esther Why it s almost As Good As if Mary was to come Back herself and marry me. Of Jack. Jalc Jack and just to think the two Little fools Don t know what they re doing or they d both of them kick Over the traces and balk Lille a pair of a Man gets very Little solid pleasure from hugging a 0. 1 Ica Yune. A Man is always pleased when he tries another Man s hat. And Wintis that it is a size and u half too Small for inquirer. Wot s a Cosmopolis that s the name they give to a kind of wealthy press. Eminent one time i Wai a stage i noticed in your biography Itiat Early in life you began to shift for the attack on Kott Fontein should be made before remarked or. I Al Leiveld. You certainly have Strong grounds for your added or. . 1 Pittsburgh chronicle Telegraph. Fate has drawn us he cried . Then it is not so she said with a sigh of Relief. I thought you were to say some Amateur Crayon artist had drawn us 0. Times Democrat. Mistach am do Sweet est Gal Heah. Miss miss Isiah Jol insing. To Dis Stop Dat Muslim. 1 knows 1 Mistach to aint am de kind of a flow All Clat am Bolm tub. Blush Ohio state journal. Amiable now on arc Here i Hope you stay to lunch with gushing thank you so much dear mrs. Browne if we May. To daughter there Vera won t that be delightful .1 such Fri save Rev truthful a Surprise Mother. You Koiv. You said mrs. Browne must ask us to lunch it we Only stopped Long a first of april joke. Of for a Jolly joke to play next week i my Little sister May i be tiled. I m sure. Ora times the Ami jumping dimes and u lurks. And All of the other stale jokes. I m Tiri ii of i d like to i something or Oiler entirely new. I d like to give her a great Surprise and nuke Lur jump and open her eyes. She s Ahvay looking for Trivlis from me. I wonder what would the Best one be would quite amaze her so As a pleasant from me. 1 know. I be i mind. Just fur once to do kind. Yesterday out in the Worls 1 found wild Llowes cover Iii All the j Ink and purple and White and Blue. I know exactly Bluit t will do. Ill get a Basket and take a run. And brins them Home for her every one. I la Lix them All in a China and cover them up in a Handy place. Where she will see Wheir she Eumos from school. And then i will Call out april Shell scream and run. For Shell be i it s like All the Oiler tricks i be played pm when i hoax her to Peep and see. How astonished and pleased Shell be Llou her dear Little face will Shine to see those Beautiful towers of mine do Yon know of a better joke to play anybody on All Louls dare in Gulden Days Bruin steals a sled. They enjoyed a old Tore. Music to Avii Irh lord Corn Viollis army surrendered Juji York own. Chapter till. Thaddeus s Best developed faculty was that of holding his peace and Letfin matters take their course especially where women were Cerue. It was enough for him that tha t to who represented All the world to him were Well married lie san Rord for Europe with his daughter and Stanton readied French co 21 one the Wiser for what t be Oil banker knew. The Young lawyer had almost a. Week to dispose of before the sailing of the Steamer. The thought of. It was Hor Rible lit knew no one. He did not wish to know anyone. He had seen a familiar face approaching he would have fled from it. Lie was unknown in California and the common civilities accorded to a stranger were responded to by him so coldly that they were rarely repeated. Very soon he found himself in has Ideal condition of being let alone. And yet it was not his Ideal. He called in vain on common sense to help him. He upbraided himself lie denounced himself. I m making an idiotic fool of he groaned. But Between fact and philosophy the unfortunate shuttlecock was mercilessly battled ored Wilile a very common disease developed in accordance with very Well known Laws. If lie could Only have realized Itiat he was desperately in love the Case would have promised much More Satis factory recovery. Lie insisted upon considering his symptoms the upheavals of remorse for having cruelly wronged a. Woman. He Felt that she must despise him. He knew that she was his wife. A Lew business telegrams arrived re nil were quickly answered. A few Friendly were forwarded were utterly ignored. A letter came from or. Re Quirino a or Rev. And Stanton struggled with it. The g Wocl doctor wrote my dear trusted you that night and i Trust you still but i am greatly troubled by reports and Lack of facts. If you de me into marry ing you to a Blank that you might secure your s Fortune however Wise that step might you betrayed my love for you. It was a crime. If she. Was a woman whom you Are ashamed to acknowledge i have still done you an injury rather than which i would have sacrificed both my i land in insane Asylum be fore t in Steamer Stanton groaned As he walked the room with or. Donlen s letter in his hand. Passing a Mirror he paused folded his Ami stood for a time calmly Toik it Stanton you Are a disgrace to be muttered. Throwing himself at the table he wrote to or. Borden i am leaving for Japan and must briefly. You did not marry me to a Wank or to a woman i Arr ashamed to acknowledge. Stic bras precisely what i represented a True an and i would that i were Worth of wife As she is of to by at the banquet of. The Massachusetts society of tiie Cincinnati on washing ton s birthday a piece of Iizumi which attracted general attention was an old revival the world turned upside Down the music to which Lori Corn Willis army marched out to Surrey Idit at Yorktown. The history this is interesting in connection with the celebrated event. The following is a selection from the diary of or. Thacher a surgeon in i i Islington s army in which he Jot Ted Down events from Day to Day oct. I 17s1. This is to us a most glorious Day but to the English one of bitter Chagrin and disappointment. Preparation s Are now making to receive As captives that vindictive and haughty commander and that Victori Ous army who by their robberies and murders have so Long been a Scourge to our Brethren of the Southern states. Being on horseback 1 anticipated a full .1 r i various movements of the interest ing scene. The stimulated terms of Capitu lation Are is nil la r to those granted Jen. At hark Stu ii lust Yuti or. Timelier says it was Abonit two o clock when the army advanced through the lines formed for their reception. Verv Rye was pre pared to gaze on lord Cornwallis the object of Peculiar interest and solicitude but he disappointed our anxious expectations pretending in disposition and made Gen. Omlara his substitute As Cader of his army. This Pilicer was followed by the conquered troops in slow and solemn step with shouldered arms colors cased and Drums beating a British the tune selected by the English was that with what they considered the most appropriate title the world turned upside the song Las for the first line the words since now the world s turned upside Etc. It was written in j.7gg, probably by Tom d l Frey for it was in his opera the kingdom of the that h first appeared. This opera was dedicated to the celebrated kit cat club of London. The song was revived in ii ii. Deferring to the surrender of the British the Yorktown Centen Nial of of Croix a. 1ss1. Fays by the articles of capitulation the British were compelled to March Forth Culores drip Iii beating a Brit ish or a Lei Man tune " this is a harsh snid Boss to sat the meeting of the com missioners. Answered the lat Ter. Ii is repeated it

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