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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1900, Marble Rock, IowaPossum i Arimo. A Tuble Bool Iowa. 010 Dohy there. Tat that Tat Hen mftmfa1 my Haat at that startled id the a Jorty Innon the an of a Crown t was that watch la that to Cattal boar us Pride of thelner Attar math the Aad Traad where the in their Clow aa4 the my Ever their a Aneati of Snow. Watch water that team Lesonly Roll aa4 whisper Tate of far away pole Aye stand for a time death the it Ellen sky the show of the Arctic ice Laden. By what that waving free on the cold cat tint att the a Banner of glory to there go South where the Sun in hit majesty shines on the cold of the Orange the Green of the where the Clear water run through a cum Mer Clad world and islands of Light in the deep lie in Bearrd on the Shore Neath u tropical where the fleets of All nations sail Mer Rily by what catches the Eye like a Bird in the air la a Banner of glory us there wow turn to the West with its leg ends of old we s eares tse its teaches of where Down from the lands of the Fox and the Cree the Oregon tolls with its song to the sea there nutters a flae on the Pine crested Peak swell the tide of the Korest Bow Creek and the winds that blow harsh round the Mountain cat s Lair axe Star info a glory is there where the Are washed by Atlan tic s bold tide it in its Beauty it Waves in its Pride it to nailed in peace. It is matchless in Ware and thousands have died in the Light of its stars the Banner that Washington followed to Fame crowned with the splendor that hallows his name and deep in the hearts of the Brave and the fair la a love that quenches for Oid glory is there c. Bar bang. In Ledger monthly. Take ii us Francisco of these Rainy evenings pm pm going to sri Down and write the first few chapters of that Book had in mind for a Long time past town i be been broke in said a Waddington Man who s now a pretty sedate and wifi rpt twin information that i be picked up at first hand on this general topic ought to male pretty readable and instructs e information i be been broke All the from Here to Shanghai and Back not for very Long periods at a stretch it is True but flatly and broke without much of an. Apparent Chance of winning out at that and i think i could put Down a pretty accurate tabulation of the hardest towns Oatlie Globe in which to be broke. There Are a lot of mean towns in the United states for Man to go broke in. Oddly enough when you consider what a mean town sew York in most other respects i never found it As Badi As a lot of other ones when it came to the master of going broke. I always found something do ing Over there when things got right Down to bed Rock. Chicago s an Ada Mant proposition real Flint for a Man broke. Philadelphia s pretty frosty a Man has t got much of a show if Beta broke in new or leans St. Louis is grueling into the of the broke Man but for real Era Ginesa and hopelessness and newsy out Ness just you try going broke is san once and see Low you la get to jumping off the wife Fik Ife at a show of weird hankering to boat Lone right and earing i Only find Tome place it raw Chilly evening a characteristic 8u Fra Cucu erasing for the Gloriann climate of California does t include san fran Cisco. Vrzich has the dusk est chilliest foggiest climate of Labrador. 1 pretty Good front and a Mastodante appetite. I had t had a thing to eat that Day. I d walked around All Day to get a Job with est making it stick. Saa Francisco has More restaurants than any City of its size on this continent awl food cheaper there that in any other american City. The certainly did look warm and Bright and glowing to even ing. Bat i did t have a red and they weren t for me. I walked around aimlessly until i passed by the Palace hotel. I looked into the Brilliant cafe of the Palace and saw Chape lolling Back in their places the glow of the in their faces and the from tha Cut Flowers falling to the ble cloths. I pulled myself no by and1 thought and thought. I said i to myself that shall take dinner this evening inside Here. The Palace is Good enough for me so i walked into the cafe of the Palace i objected to several the head waiter picked out for me to heretic showing that haughty person age that i knew what was what and gaining his respect from the jump. I told1 him that i wanted the fight kind of a waiter no Lagg Arac or Clumsy and1 he picked out the Best Man on his staff and sent him to me. If appetite menu from soup to nuts and there weren t any on the card that suited me. That is i intimated to the head waiter after trying All of Tea wines that they did t precisely strike my palate. I la toe within the shelter of five courts in. Something under half an i reflected with great com Plaisance when. I had ordered the waiter to bring me three of the Best Reina Victorias in the Boose for a Dol Lar and. Had just finished up the last pint of Champagne and stood ready for the Cognac and but i was liable to be turned up there sooner or later anyhow and the five courts is a Good old sort of a jail to strike with a Replete stomach i suppose it la get into the i mused about the Chap with the Iron nerve into the Palace cafe and consumed about Worth of sol ids and wet things and then com Pla Santly Auto fitted Bis inability to liquidate therefor but the have got to have some old thing to write about Haven t they i was pursuing this line of thought reason Why san Francisco s a bad Job when it comes to go ing broke there that it s so Bard to Tyreak away from the place. Tou see Bunch of mountains Between and the Mississippi River is there to stay. You can t walk Over either. It s a ease of ride when you want to leave san Francisco and a ease likewise of paying for your Rich. ecu i happen to have the verb eur the conductor around and looks you in the Eye off Lycra go and you re pretty Lia ble to go off in a next of cacti or a Patch of . Bit of a desert just about 272 from nowhere at All. The conductor does t care for your at All. Conductors who rant Over the mountains Ace deserts Tim from san Francisco Are real so Are. Tucey it a the least if they to Paw a jaw their 305 a the year. They re to an that. Nonean Fumi Auy atom away of oae of the re ditched Cha twi Art to of to fh01i Stotty to s with All the ease in my waiter a meanwhile standing at a respectful distance waiting for me to ask for my Check and toss him a Coupler Dollar Bill when i noticed a Man with a Van Dyke Beard seated at a table about 30 feet to my right gazing pretty hard at me. He looked and looked and looked at me. 1 that fellow s probably the House i thought and he has Tum bled to the fact that i m about to the House for some Worth of viands and drinkable. Let him detect. However it does t make any difference to me whether i m yanked to the five courts toy a hotel detect Ive or a while i was pursuing this line of things however the Man who had been gazing at me so hard got up from his table and walked Over to me. His face gradually lighted up As he car closer to me and it was one Broad Grin when he held out his hand to my and said hello. I knew him right away. He was a Cap i d known Back in Buffalo a number of years before. I d gone on his note at that Tirrie for s200-when be got mixed up in a tangle with Bis books on account of gambling and he d jumped Buffalo without Ever making the note Good so that i had to do it myself. I d always fek pretty sore on him for that Job. And i d had it in mind for a number of years to do things to him if Ever i met bin they were stated together a a of an incoming a Barban train Tea morning so Bear to the Faun Terer that Ronld not avoid hearing every word of their conversation re the Philadelphia inquirer. The fat woman got on the train two Sta ahead of the thin woman. Well Bow do you the latter began effusively a aeon she bad dropped into the teat alongside of the "tfl7, Horr to Yea 2c? so glad to Yon. Didst know i had started to take since i saw Back in the first part of april i drove a Green Trotter a Quarter one Day in it caused a big stir and lots of people who timed the trial said was a fool for doing it so Early in the sea son. They notice that my was going before a stiff wind. I did t Saj Arij thing to them but i say to you that it was easier for that horse to Trot that Quarter in than it would have been to drive him a Quarter the other Way of the track in yet if he had trotted Over the same ground the other Way in nobody would have thought it was Worth talking about. I Learned to take advantage of the wind when i used to drive races on the Kite track at Independence continued the Trainer. I remember one time i had a Little soft hearted Mare that could t go the last end of a mile to save her neck and she entered in a race against some game horses of greater Speed. I thought i would be Lucky to get fourth Money. One of those Prairie winds was sweeping the Kite almost in the faces of the horses As they went away i happened to get off right behind o of the Good ones. They were fighting for the Lead and1 trotted together like a team. Pretty soon i noticed that while they appeared to be Labouring my Mare was go ing easily. Por a moment i could t understand it. Then it struck me that she was in a Good position where she was protected from the head wind which the horses in front of her had to breast. I just let. Her Trail until we got around past the turn where the wind caught us the other Way. Then i turned Herloise. The Good horses were exhausted and my Little soft hearted Mare stepped right away from them in the lace Home. I be won Many a race by those tactics since the Jujj the did it Ever strike you that the secret of de Geers style of a i Ace is right there in the Way he of protecting1 horses from the Geers nearly always drops bet and the pole Yov know. And trails until he strikes the Home stretch so mutinies until he is Balf was do no. The stretch. I Don t know whether he does it intentionally but he rets is horse in a position where the atmospheric Les sauce is next to Noth ing. And their he stays while some Bong else breasts the to my mine it accounts for a great Deal of Geers Success. Even on a. Still Day a horse trotting a has to plow through i hat seems like a Strong wind and a Mere gentle Breeze seems like a Gale you re going against it. To go bask to the Lite track at in dependence. I remember one Day when the wind was whistling Over the Prairie George Starr set out to drive direct a mile against time. He went Down the half in something like with the wind of course and lots of folks thought he was going to knock1 the world s record into a cocked hat. I Don t remember How fast the male was not much better than ?-10 when he struck the head mind he wilted and before he got to the wire he was so tired that he could hardly put one foot before the other. He just staggered Home like a dead one. Though no gamer horse was Ever fooled. I be seen Mam another game one do the in Louden. The traveler is Meres Tecl in getting his letters promptly. At his London hotel there Are 15 deliveries a 5nr. Be May drop a card in a Post Box at eight in the morning get an answer at noon and mail a reply which will Joef to his Friend before evening. Avi thin the last three years whenever the Post office Bill has come up in the House of representatives. There has been discussion to the practicability of the pneumatic dispatch. One might As Well the practicability of the Telephone. They would smile at such suggestions in London or Paris where a slight addition to the postage will secure a rapid de livery by pneumatic dispatch. An other great convenience in the postal system abroad is method of paying Money orders. One is not obliged to Apo a half mile to a Branch or three to the Central Post office to get Hie Money. Postman who brings the order the Money with him. Ton receipt for it. And that is the end Oft. Forum be Home flt and Titue. Be whatever you do Tara be Ymir motto Oft. Both two and 1w this to Tarot. When with ii at strife and the to Nett. Alu an of time if you eat. In duty Neer Tell you will find twill Avail Yon brine to toward when a Man. Don t think Lite Plain sailing danger at failing though Bra ghz seem the future to but Honor and labor and truth to your neighbor will Bear you Over life s sea. Then up and be Dolif Blicht Only pursuing. And take your fair part la the by and True boys whatever you do boys. Let be your motto through life Birdseye in Golden Days. Little water spider. Home care the practical 14ea do talk Bell. It from a Little Hydraulic Engineer commonly called the water spider that Man obtained the idea of the diving Bell. The first of these mechanical contrivances for enabling men to exist for a length of time and to labor under was invented Many years ago and was of course very to Day equipped As they Are derricks air Chambers valves etc., they Are considered mar vels of mechanism but with All their seeming perfection they Are As Noth ing compared with the natural machine of this amphibious insect. This admirable work fellow of the animal world is a Genius so perfect in hit Way that Man cannot exactly Imi Tate the completeness of his watery abode. He so a Dainty Little fellow net above displaying a Pride that Borders on vanity and so he builds his Charm ing Little House of silk. Though extremely Small it is a veritable diving Bell in which he lives and a work of marvelous perfection. It is constructed in Bell or hollow Cone shape and spun of the finest Waterproof silk hav ing much the appearance of the cocoon of the silkworm. It is suspended by threads from a Spear of grass and. Is co firmly fastened at a depth of six it fee a of ate head. A Chi Cago Aid of to few York. Oaly a Little bore than of year a Tia Brief life he Only to Traad of his Bead but to walk m hit wonderful jumping act to to word at the English language walking about on the Hind legs very maim feat for an de treated dog Chi Cago walks erect up and Down Flig act of one of his hardest feats a to jump f my one tool to another Paula Rhode Tudd to the text of Tike original 13 states to Cut tar the Ufen. It the to a Mrika eng acc in pygmy a pm Mph vie tar my. It Sal to Auffie pc Riga Bem spider and its Home. Or inches under water that Nelfe or winds nor Waves can disturb it. As is hinted above in the word amphibious the spider is equally at Home in land or in water. He is an expert swimmer like the Seal and like tie Seal he cannot breathe under water As the fishes do and so he must keep his Home Well supplied with fresh air. To do this the spider comes to the surface of the water and there Gath ers a Bubble of air under his Abdomen anti descends to Villi it to ils Retreat. By some Art. Known Only to himself be forms this Bubble which is constructed after the pattern of the pretty Little soap bubbles blown from your Bubble pipes taking hold of this with his Hind legs he holds it under his Abdomen and As was said descends with it to his holding it squarely under the Aper Ture or Mouth of his silk bag he re leases it and it naturally rises to the top of the sack. This process he re Peats again Iuliu again great rapidity with the result that his Home is soon stored with respirable Gas Juat As the stores with Honey on. Which to feed during the Winter months. This work completed the spider set met Down to spend his Winter in ease and almost idleness. Be uses Only enough exertion at times to seize such prey in the shape of water bugs As stray near his Retreat Walc Kenner the eminent naturalist who has Nade a special study of the water spider has Given them the name of thai Auto after the mythological water nymphs and declares that they Are the most interesting and intelligent insects he Baa met with an opinion in wbk scientists generally concur. The accompanying shows the Fli veg w.1 the spider at do War my for Lear old Cut has been for Mitten to eat imagine my is Twat whom i found Citti Agat a the Back Yard citing Tec at fast Cari what m i wet with Oak standing on his head. Over a we Mph 5a the Landing on his forepaws and Bis nose. Chicago s master also owns a cat and the two animals perform a very funny Little comedy. He ties Chicago to a door puts the cat in a bag with its head out for air and goes out leaving some food on a table. Chicago slips his head out of the Collar and eats the food then he carries the cat to the table puts it by the Side of the empty plate and slips his head through the Collar. The master returns finds the food gone and pretends to be angry. He is about to punish the cat when Chicago comes Forward and in dumb show that he is the guilty party. Little chronicle. _ Transvaal auctions. They Are Alv Nyi Reid the Market every the dutch in have pre served Many primitive customs and among them is the open air markets and outdoor auctions once prevalent All Over Europe but which Are mow obsolete except in Rural communities. In the Center of every Boer town is the Market Square. It is always a great quadrangle of Dusty Veldt More or less trampled by the of teams that Are constantly out spanning or pass is surrounded by Trees and in the larger towns the Market House stands in the Middle of the Square. Here bartering and Huc stering Are the Farmers bring in. Their loads of forage meals tobacco oranges vege tables Wood or game. But this is not the Only business that goes on in the Market Square. It is the Center for the periodical Sale of the local auctioneer who is willing to from a horse to a gold1 watch. His persuasive Powers Are wonderful and his solubility extraordinary. Nothing comes amiss to him and he talks glibly on any object which he May have to sell with the apparent familiarity a specialist. On the one Day in the week which is devoted to horse sales usually of saturday the Square is a Seething crowded mass of horses Sellers and buyer. Furniture is also much in Evi Dence at these weekly sales for in some parts of the newer South Africa and particularly in the Transvaal no one eve his furniture about with him. If he changes his abode from one town to another All is household goods and chattels Are put up for Sale and the extraordinary thing about it is that owing to some Freak of fashion second hand Furni Ture if in fair condition often brings very Good prices Little less in fact than the value Golden Days. Conet a Wolf. There is a great Deal of fun poked at the Ypung Man who plays the Cornet Ift private and maddens tie the following Story is True the musician has a weapon of defense As Tell As offence in his beloved Horn. It is related that a Gypsy musician in Hungary going front one Village to an other was followed at close by a Large and evidently hungry Wolf. The unhappy musician was in a Terri ble state when thought struck Ham and he began to blow his Cornet with All the Energy of despair. It took immediate effect Hie unwelcome attendant squatted Down and bowled piteously. As dogs will when they hear music. The Gypsy was thus by alternate playing and running enabled to reach his destination in safety. Markeya a Par truce. In Kentucky a Young girl on a farm has a urge of which she v cal1 her one Day they Raa tied away in the mar the House a Horn they at Nightfall a Young Partridge with the lock. La their the Partrige presumably a or Baa few the of the Little turkeys and tall Fig tag Echo. The Fem. If the a Apayart Mai -wrhar4, after that tar Tomt kit

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