Marble Rock Weekly in Marble-Rock, Iowa
19 Apr 1900

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19 Apr 1900

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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1900, Marble Rock, IowaDay tokens. The Mir Jour of a Waterfall a , 1 but rust a when a to oin Righta l pm a Spray the of a Stream or. Dipping boughs the of grazing Rora a Herd of t re from a Hill i cuckoo s Call. The quiver in Rouen the Meadow at fall. Too Subtle Are these harmonies for pen and Rule such is not understood but a Heidi the brain is overwrought it hath a spell All human skill and Power to make it Well. The memory a word for Sone by the fragrance a fading fio Jer sent lovingly the g a sudden smile or sudden tear the warmer pressure of the hands the tone cheer that hush that Means i cannot speak but 1 have the note that Only bears a verse from god s Ovva word such tiny things Tite hardly count As ministry the givers deeming they have shown scant sympathy but when the heart is overwrought of who can Tell the Power of such tiny things to it Well truth. Copyright. Isis by j. P. Lippincott co chapter in. If she recognized me at All she surely saw that 1 was coming and left to avoid Stanton said to himself As he looked in vain along the gallery. And really now i Don t blame her for not running to meet the fellow for whom she found a wife. I Hope i shall be Able to show her some slight improvement if Ever we do Chanee to meet with that he dropped the subject and went on with his itinerary but the in had roused in him an intense for Home which grew stronger Ami stronger the More he tried to Elake it Oft. Lie faithfully obeyed his director following its commands through North Africa and Europe till months later he was strolling through the place de la concorde a prominent parisian congratulating himself that Only Spain and Italy remained be fore him. Tie obelisk attracted his attention Gnu he paused As a hieroglyphic car ried him away to his Friend in Bagdad. Suddenly her face shut out the Obe tier voice drowned All other . Her is Iiah Liea in uis thoughts. quickness of reflex action i in Norins a pair of fiery jobs dashed past him towards the Bois de Boulogne. Driving them. 13eside her sat a Man and even in the first Shock Stanton realized that he had been his fice before. L behind them sat the Footman. Her eyes met his in one Flash of recognition but before he could move she gone. He stood silently while the Carriage disappeared Between the Marble groups. Only vaguely he that the Frenchman was Isay you know her. Happy Man but Yoi win her nor can anyone else. Say she has the wealth to Pui Chase a Prince but she is always beside her father. She has Beauty to capture anything but she will look at nothing. There Are noblemen without number Vilio Vituld give their titles for such a glance As you received. Happy Man How i envy Stanton winced As he thought How he had questioned that woman in his of fice cos than a year before. she must have laughed at me if she did pit me and provide me. He thought As they walked away. The idea grew and developed till he said to himself i m tinder no obligations not to see this she came to me without an Apo logy when she had business. I go to her. I la Tell her i am deter mined to be a different Man and make myself worthy of a real wife. She helped me to win Esther Thorndike s assistance. She May be willing to help in. Al. Or Tohe finally recalled the father s lace that of Thaddeus Braddon of Erad Don eur Ricile. One of the last Vic tories he had won at the bar was an almost hopeless Case against Era Don eur Ridge. Stanton had no iced Only the Junior partner in the court room but was there chuckled in a most unaccountable Way As John Olmstead s Nephew twisted his wit Nesses about till they said precisely what they did not mean and the went against him in spite of glaring facts to the contrary. Stanton easily Learned the location of their lodgings. He found the place next afternoon and Learned from a servant that or. Braddon and his daughter had left Paris quite suddenly and unexpectedly that morning even forget to Tell him where they were going or when Thev would return. The tips of his Teeth showed under his mists use As Stanton walked slowly Tway saying to himself she did know me and there s no doubt she intends to avoid me. Well i la not icee her away f Rora Paris right in the height of the season. I la Cave Hyse of in the morning ii it we shall meet sometime my Beauty on this Side of the Ocean or the other and when we do i have word to say to you. I m of the Man you knew me but i m not ashamed to look you in i deface Auu Tell to. I of arc Ziy Only pos Raeanin of reaching Esther Tom Dike and you must a cup 5ou Mesi. That s All there is to stint ii took pains to de Jaite statements appear in the two journals which ail americans read that he had left i Aris for Spain and Italy whence he should sail for America late in vember without returning to the Cap ital. If we meet again it will be your own fault now and you will have to listen to . Ste he observed but the weeks slipped away without such an incident and he found himself in a Lite eve la it. Home How he had longed for that time to come now it suddenly appeared to him that he had no Home. The stately old fashioned mansion that he loved would be Well aired and warmed to receive him on the ctr of december for he had already sent the order to Sam and his wife. But was that All there was of Home the Good old couple would Welcome him to sleep and Bath and breakfast. But even that would in crease their cares and necessitate More servants in the House to annoy them. It could not prove any real pleasure to them. What is there after All in this going Home that i be been longing he asked himself and the loneliness in him answered he was sitting at one of the Little tables smoking in that wondrously pictures tie Garden stretching Between the Broad and Beautiful Chiajan and the incomparable Eay of Maples. San air Usu in Okcu Tiiu tit Hill behind Capri Lay a Bright Dot on the Blue water and flashed As the Sun Down like a Diamond set in a Mirror of Ruby and Sapphire. The Black murderer of Pompeii and Herculaneum Drew a Roj Al Tynan Mantle about his rugged sides and shrank away in the deepening gloom till Only his grim lava Shadow stood in the gloaming against the sky under the eternal Pil Lar of smoke and Down the Long Garden lamps hashed out enhancing its marvelous Beauty. In the extravaganza of dreams Rob Ert Stainton dreamed not of the Home that would be but of the Home that might be. Lie dreamed of Esther Thorndike there Bis real wife. Suddenly the banker s daughter usurped the place and the Home changed to his office. He heard her voice. He saw her eyes. She is he muttered and turn ing As though some one hid spoken i h or father was beside her. Looked As he knew that he should look directly into her eyes. And yet it caught his breath and for a moment he could not move. Iler father was beside her at one of the Little tables. He was listening to the music. She seemed unconscious almost As though asleep and dreaming dream ing some delightful dream from which it would be cruelty to Rouse her. Ifor a moment Stanton s very life seemed to stand a boat at the vortex of the norwegian Pool stops for an instant shudders draws Back a hand breadth then plunges and is engulfed. And the whirling Pool was those flashing it would have been easy to make the plunge. It required a superhuman struggle to drag himself Back from the spell. Is not asking her to help me win my he muttered. Grinding his Teeth he deliberately lifted his hat. Then she woke with a Start. For a moment she looked it him i resolutely. Her head inclined just perceptibly and she looked away. Stanton to hesitate but his heart was throbbing. His Muscles were quiver ing. He did not dare to Trust them. Xot Here. It is too be said. But before i sleep i must see it was impose Ible to sit there yet he would not have her think that she drove him too easily. Slowly lie settled his Bill and very slowly made the usual preparations for departure but when at the last moment he glanced towards her again the face was still turned away from him. She was talking with her father. It Ith a troubled sigh he walked slowly away it was encouraging. A hand was Laid upon his shoulder and a voice said beg Pardon sir my name s Brad Broddon. Of Braddon Burridge Bankers Hevr you know the firm. You won a Case against us a year ago. Were right and you knew it. But you twisted our witnesses about till every one of pm was ready to swear that he had never spoken the truth in All his life. Never Mann. It was Liui Iress. And it was Worth All it Cost to see clo it Only i want you on the Oiher Side next time. Your name s ton. You re my old Friend tear. Olmstead s Nephew. Your Mother Tom an Olio std. To know her. To 1 she wat a think so Tili Eren if she did refuse to marry me. In almost killed me at the time Atul it s almost killed me Ever Siace. You look just like your Mother and if you Don t mind i d like to shake hands with you. Good gracious Man it Takei Back again confound it i m pretty old for tears. I say my Here with me. She s my sister s child. I took her when her father and Ruthei died. Of i never married. Ico indeed. Seems you and she have met before. She caught sight of you Here and sent tlin.1 Jou Lull Tuu a come round and Dine with us to night. Dinner s in one hour. Private lodging All alone. To form. Here s the Caru. And i say you la excuse me now won t you i must be getting Back to her or Shell say i m growing old and too t doing errands. One hour. Don t forget. Glad to have met you sir. Hope to see More of and he was gone. Stanton watched As he disappeared in the crowd and with a half sigh half Niile remarked if she thinks he is growing old she s chapter x. If the meeting had been the work ing out of his own plans Stanton would have carried his message on his Tongue. As it was he held it More in deference for an Opportunity that slow to come. Your trip has changed you till i believe your friends at Home will hardly know that it is really miss Braddon said in response to a Passine compliment. You would t have said that a year ago. You d just have looked me Over solemnly and remarked he. You Mist have been out of doors. You have freckles on your nose i certainly had a vast collection of disagreeable Stanton replied seeing his first Opportunity. I be Dis covered some of them and been making a struggle to dislodge them. I m glad if you see a change for you knew me at my worst and i m heartily ashamed of it. Any change at All must be for the of or. Stanton what an she exclaimed. Of course i knew you at your worst but truly that worst was so much better than the Best i Ever knew of hosts of people who think themselves very Good that i have Al ways considered you a remarkably Model Man. Papa says it s All because you re an Olmstead and could t be anything else. And Don t you think we re All of us a Little ashamed every time we look Back Lam. If i weren t i should t think i was making any you re comforting to say the stauton replied and was going on to press the Opportunity when miss Erad Don interrupted we saw by the paper that you were soon to leave for Home. What a lion they will make of no because you deserve it of to be Tor or. Stanton if i did t know you i should think All sorts of things but instead i la begin and Tell you All about what you know just As Well As the rest of us Only you Don t see it in the same Light. Did t you make a great hero of a ourself alien your steadier was captured by pirates in the Gulf of indeed i did not miss Stanton exclaimed and his Cheeks flushed. I swung a Rusty sword in the face of a few chinese cowards and they ran without a scratch. That was hero ism of course i Don t know All tie particulars but i m sure the King of Siam thought so or he would t have decorated you with an order. The new York papers thought so or they d not have printed so much about it. The British government thought so or in would not have remembered it till you reached London two months Agi. And presented you with a medal. But How was it about your being almost i led by a Tiger in India while saving the life of a Little native girl there was a Story printed about that was hardly Hurt a ton re plied thoroughly confused. T simply wanted the Tiger s skin As a Ramento and i have with a merry laugh miss Braddon replied How fortunate for the Little girl that that was just the Tiger skin you wanted and that you wanted it at Xii it. A it. "1.2 about to kill her but what pain thought most of was your address be fore the historical society of London when you gave them an old baby Onish Brick. He said he could t see Tow a lawyer could possibly know so much about vainly Stanton endeavoured to take another step toward the end he had in View. Before the evening was past miss Braddon had invited him to drive with them to Vesuvius the next Day. And to sit in their Box at the opera tie next evening. The second Day was a failure like the first so far As the message was concerned while with every atom of Roan Hood in him Stanton struggled to hold himself Back from what he knew would be a fatal plunge into that bewildering Pool. Why should she fascinate him till his heart reeled to woman had so much As attracted him before and now. Of Aii tin is when it must not be it knows that. I am married thinks herself he asked himself. I Hope she Issaie. H not. Sare y i am not worthy of Esther Thorndike a i some times when she looks at me that Way As though she were ready to put he round my neck. I feel As if i could throw away everything to run to her. It would be throwing away and i will not do to see knew Eow to write. Editor for his Opi Ului und then it Satis Pleil. Tile average editor experiences a thrill of keen it Light when he meets one modest unassuming per sons who a imply write u Little them sees. The Delight is intensified if them iliuts and i Thackeray in embryo impart this information in Low voiced i Oil ii Uei. With the further in a it known for All the in most cases the editor feels quite Safe in promising them that the general pub Lic will Iii know anything about it. Lie w Shes that he might be As ignorant ii this knowledge As the general pub Lic. My Friend Blank is such an editor. Be is one of the Blunt straightforward sort of men much Given to Tell ing the truth and abhor ring anything that savors of beating around the he is a terror to those persons who while a and who beg him to Tell them the exact truth about their productions. I sat behind a screen in his office the other Day when there came a timid Little Knock of the door und Blank roared out come in a voice that crae Keu the plastering. A timid girlish Little thing of 41 or 43 years fluttered in. Is this or. She asked. Vis i m so glad to know you or. Blank. I have Long been a subscriber i Tutulu Puiul Duli t Al lev. I How 1 could get along without it. And i i think your pieces Are Juit splendid. Allow 1 you your w Riters and i 1 know it s dreadful bold in me to try even but then i write a , do of. Yeb just a very Little bit. It a All Fco crude and poor that i hardly dare show it to Ai body. Ideally it is too foolish in me to try. Even but somehow 1 just can t help it. It just seems to me that i must write. I d one worlds if i could write As of do. Would you be willing to Tell Roe exactly what you think of some of my poor Little scribblings my brain children us 1 love to Call got pm with yes just one or two foolish Little fancies that i dashed Oft in an Idle hour. I know just How crude and poor Lioy let me you la Tell me what you thanks it is Best that i know the Blank roads the foolish Little fan i Peep out. And see a triumphant smile on the author s face. Blank hands Back the Versos. Are not they Loo dreadfully awful if i flip exact there is no poetry in ".sir. You shall for you begged me to Tell the a did not i of you to vent our pct to jealous and spleen Over of which you Are manifestly jealous. 1 pity you i supposed sir. That you were incapable of envy and Mal ice that you were always ready to do Honor to real Talent. But i see i am mistaken. Kenie Ruber. Sir that the ver is Are Oil ered for Sale. In deed. They Are it it for Sale to such a paper As tin s. I bid Yon Adieu the Woods Aro full of says Blank. Puni enviously. As the door Bunirs behind the woman who wrote a Pilitch. An egg eating Snake. Performs own Llovio ins feet which Vonlil appear to be Amuat x of How does it manage 1 o get Down its Throat such a thing is a Duck s egg to Onu much larger than itself Albo hard and perfectly smooth we know that a common Snake is aided in swallowing a Toad by its Hood Rke t Teeth which hold the prey while the upper and lower jaws Glide Over it alternately and thus push it backward. Lizards boa.-, the Ile Teodoa of Madagascar etc., arc said to place the egg of a Canary or other Small Bird that Cut irregularity of the ground or within one of their own folds which enables them to ram it into their Mouths. 111 of oui Duck s egg however to life 1ion.s do not suf Tiee. This Genus destitute of True Teeth. To can. Then fore Only that a couple of Membranous folds june been discovered one on each bide of its Mouth Lay hold of the Shell like cup Ping l a his and thus work it into the Throat. But Here meet with another difficulty. After the Emir has parsed be tween the prod seriously distended jaws and upper oesophagus it would teem As if its balk and solidity when lodged in a comparatively inelastic part of the tubes whose juices Are in Abie to the Shell must quickly prove fatal to the animal. A remark Able of natural adaptation afforded by the manner in which Ilii the . As Al ready observed has True Gulart eth. How . Are those being really the tips of the Long inferior spines of the eight or Cine vertebrae pro trawl Iron the Wall. The Bac-11 is broken by t lie Gular Isth it is ejected and the fluid passes Rito the i science la talc in Iron. Birds in Mindora one of the Philippines Are very pugnacious. Hundreds of them simultaneously at a Huntsman and seriously Jure y. Sun. A poor town to live in. There s a queer Little Wui Ider if you be seen jets some on Elpup do it s the name if Ilner of acid All of the people who be Loveil there for their family tree from tie wearied can Trace the streets of this town so ill kept and untidy. Anil almost deserted from morning till noon see on the Ell there a no hurry and yes the principal work that they do in this Hamlet there in t a person who thinks it a crime is loafing and dozing but most of the peo ple Are engaged in the traffic of just Killins time. I Pray you Don t dwell in this town Over crowded there Are others near by it most won Drous fair. The roads that Lead to each one is open Are Pluck and this minute and f. In s. S. Times. Homemade Compass. How to put together a toy in Lilb. Amusement us Well us instruction. Get a piece of a mainspring to f. Watch frown three to five inches Long. It can be straightened by passing repeatedly Between the thumb and Finger if held firmly. Now if you have Noth ing belter take an. Old file and Griuck habits of raccoons. Uliey Are and pretty Imil to nuts Neil at Well no t at a few years ago. In the top of Large hollow tree in a moist bit of Woods in Northern Pennsylvania there lived a family of four Young raccoons. Their Mother with a feel ing common to All mothers thought these four Fluffy frolicsome Young sters to be the finest babies in world. All went Well with the Little Renud Piecz i the hollow tree tinder the care of their Wise old Mother. As they grow older Raccoon on a tree Branch. However they Felt a desire to see like big Wuriu us Issue

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