Broad Ax, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1897, Salt Lake City, Utah
The Broad Ax. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. ptomnlgtte and at all times uphold tbc trne principles of but farmers, Catholics, Protestants, Knlghta of Labor, In- Adela, Mormons, Republicans, Priests, or 107 one else can hare their say, so long as their language Is proper sod responsDilltt; Is fixed The Broad Ax Is a newspaper whose plat- form Is broad enough for all, ever claiming the editorial right to speak Its own mind Local communications will have attention, write only on one side of the paper SUBSCRIPTION: One Year Months 100 Three Months Adver'islDg rates made known on appllca WHEN DAY (8 DONE. day IB done to slumber At nightfall lay ourselves away, Ts dream once more on what may be, And tread where only spirits stray. Around onr couches vigils stand And calmly shut our tired eyes; We bow before their magic wand, give to earth all cares and Sands Johnson. Address all to THE BBOAD AX, no Main Street, Salt Lake City Utah. JCLIDS F TAYLOR Publisher and Editor at Postofflce as second class mattet Perhaps more good might be accom pUshed by ringing a cuifew for grown feople. They deserve to be slaves themselves 8ae near AN UP-HILL PULL How a Clydesdale and Scotsman Put j Stoot Hairts to a Stay Brae. "All ]ulst tell ye what it is, Dauvit Tampson said Janet to her guidman, as they sat that evening on the Allen- der Burn Bridge, while the cushata crooned from the flr wood behind tihe steading, It ye maun gang tae Kan- sas wi' the horse a'll no' bide a day In Balbirnie "But answered he, as his I eyes glanced sadly over the well known I woods and hills, it'll no' be for lang' i VII send ye a ticket in a month or twa., and the bairns an' yersel' canna weary, 1 shairly, wi the auld frien's an neebors who will make no effort to secure ub erty for others You can make lots of headway some- by admitting jour are wrang you are not worry themselves to death "Auld frieu s' neebors' ye say, a' couldna baud up ma field amang them, Dauvit gtn a' hae tae leave the auld fairm, an' ye re awa' Na, na, man, gin it must be a 11 wait for word frae ye in Liverpool, an1 hae a'thlngs ready tae sail awa' when the ticket comes." If some people knew that the sun I so when the laird proved un- had spots on it, they would almost changeable In his mind to give the old farm of Braeblggins to his the dear old farm where generations at Tampsons had lived and vit and Janet turned their backs upon the familiar scenes of their childhood upon the wee green kirkyard among Lhe rowan trees, where their forebears and firstborn lassie slumbered beneath the primrose leaves, and with aching hearts entered the great gloomy city of strange Jangling sounds which jarred upon their every nerve, and sought out the dreary room near the docks where Janet had determined to await There are but few occasions in an av- erage lifetime when a man is an abso- lute free agent in what he does "When we are children, we would be whipped than apologize for anything, after we get older we would rather apologize for anything than be whipped. Not a mile of railroad track was laid !ast year In Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Massachusetts, New summons to the fresh lease would New World have set her A the had been passefl he grew Impatient, and the rraln men tired hearing him reiterate, "Are we maist there noo'" They took interest in tte man, how- ever, seeing his devotion to the horse, which he seldom left, even at the stations where they stopped to dine upon the dyspeptic-looking pie and muddy coffee which Dauvit said, "Yin maun be gey cawtious aboot swallow- in'." But when the wide prairies were reached, and the box-car rock- ed and rolled over the roughly-laid single track, the poor fellow said never a word when the perspiration dripped from his brow in the super- heated atmosphere, and his tired limbs trembled from so much standing At last the train pulled into the little station of Ozoneville, Freeman coun- ty, and the car was shunted up an Incline into the weed-growing siding With thankful heart Dauvit untied nil stallion, and led him forth, a loud neigh heralding the arrival of -the first Clydesdale that had entered Kansas Extra polish had been put upon his skin, and the ribbons that decked him out at Paisley sti earned gaily from his mane and tail as he kicked up his heels with joy at feeling terra firma be- nctath him once again, making the "citizens" who pressed around jump nimbly aside in affright "Stranger, what may you call thai thar7' cried Ike Moseby the "citv and when Dauvit answered, That's Ardencaple Conqueror, by Dumbarton Bailie oat o tte auld Tin- tock meer Maggie o Duntocher the inquisitor and his friends laughed loud and long then, rolling the quid of tobacco m his cheek Ike ejaculated "Do tell'' and askel again "But what kind of a animile is It9 "Clydesdale' can ye no see' an' a perfect said Dauvit Soond in win' an' limb nae cleek nor grease, free frae spavie, ringtane an' side- bane, no a shiverer a gran' goer, an' as shair s deitb' But we need not repeat the rude remarks of tha crowd anent the hairy legs of the stallion, his ponderous bodv and gay accoutrements, for Dauvit got out of hearing as quick- ly as possible This was but the be- ginning of a wordv warfare against the horse, yet that nig-ht Dauvit merely Hamps.re, Rhode Island, Connecticut, family to r ghts with the world, for and only mile in Kansas nineteen years of labor and well-nigh all'of the earnings of that time had ..ai BpecmnsL ,u been sunk ,n the old farm and the of the number of American profit seemed to be just within reach The land had been drained and man ured, the stock of Ciy lesdales was fast gaining fame now all but the fa- vorite stallion had to be saciiflced and consumed the greater part of the ger's way Cefore the little railway station vas reached, a great gust of wind surged upon them, filling the air with dust, and then the heavens seem- ed to burst overhead, and the electricity blinded the eyes with its vvridneM But now the stable near the railroad is gained, and before the breaks Dauvit is busy rubbing down horse. Suddenly his work is stopped, for the shouting of many voices reaches his ears, and he runs hatless out of doors Then-----but Dauvit'i letter to Janet tells what happened "When a' ran oot bye in the doonpoor a' saw a wheen fowk on the railway, south o' the station an' the hale Jmg bang o' them yellin' an" shoutin' ahint three or four trucks a' thocht somebody was hurit, so a' hookit it ower there aa falst as ma legs would cairry me, an' speired the trouble The wind has blown these cars down the siding on to the maia line said ane o' the men, and the Pacific Express is almost due Then the hale thing struck me like a shot A' saw that men an' women were tryta' tae shove the cars baok up the bit incline an aft the main line, an' wer na managin it, for the wind was the stootest Dauvit says I, ye can dae if Awa a' gangs heltieskeltie, flings the prize hatrness a won at Duntocher pleughin macch on to the stallion an he never said boo aboot it' Then, awa back we gallops an' Amang the roarm' o' the storm and the shoutin o' the neebors a' jokit the horse on to the first truck, an' gied i him his held Janet ab shair's ony- l thin, he kenned brawly whit wis want- ed He lookit roond ance or twice then a spnke tae him and he pit his he d doo-i tae his breist, an it was gr doon tae sic a rug an tig >e wad hae thocht his hairt wad burst A the fowk helpit an at last she stairted awee then awee malr, an' then she moved for guid the wind daen its michtiest tae haad us back Dauvit did not tell his wife the whole story of his heroic effort, but the letter contained the long look- ed-for ticket The truth is that the I very moment the cars left the main line ard the points snapped into place, the express train went past like a flash A KIND OF STEALING. HOW FAR THE PLEA OF KLEP- TOMANIA IS ADMITTED Peculiar Cases In Medical Who Would Not Eat I'olesn His Food Was of a Delicate Patients. Extra for Lying. said, as he stretched his weary frame and disappeared as instantly In the darkness of the storm while the peo- ple blocked the wheels of the trucks, and helped Dauvit to unvoke his horse and lead him dripping to the stable French specialist in nerve diseases who are threatened with nerve cure, savs "They break-down, many of them not from too much brain- work, but brain work in too many dl-, rections The Frenchwoman is satis-1 PIut-CCUB wl _ >iia hpnri- his ears anu American tries to be all of these at once" a word ths old tenant went sonowfully out, and with brimming eyes turned hope- fully toward a distant land Dauvit counted upon his horse lovingly, confl- A family living in Susquehanna, Pa, dently to bring him success abroad, has a crow that gets drunk on beer for ne'couia not bear to stay at home, fie steals into the cellar and manages to break a bottle of beer, and drinks remains in the bottle Then he carries the pieces of the broken bot- tle ou-t of the window and disposes of BO that no trace remains of the -theft When he presents himself up- stairs his gait Is unsteady, his voice is hoarse, and he looks upon the world bloodshot temper ejes and in an evil he sighed as he said for the hundredth time to Janet, "No' a doot, wuman, no' a doot' He wis a sure ane for the GlalBca prize'1 And as Janet sat with folded hands silently listening to the clicking of the old only familiar sound In the Liverpool garret which seemed to her a very prison the bairns slept unconscious of change or care she sobbed out, 'How long O Lord how long'" for Dauvit had sailed away Religion becomes ridiculous when a and her world and heart beeined very congregation of only thirteen people, empty now afterward, as the riad flowers soothed Dau- vit s sorrows and brought him into si lent communion with well scenes abroad and his heirt tuned longifgl} towards his fatherland and family The sweet wild glasses brought plump- ness to the frame of the horse the fiesh air filling his lungs gave him vim that ccmnsted s'rangely with the saddened mien of his master It s a gran thing ma said Dauvit one day as thej rested m the shade of the creek-side a> it s a'te- gither an unco blessin that >ere no a tae say a nin' he's awa frae name, awa' frae the bonnle bit bairnes, awa' frae the douce guidwife but let's see what she and he drew out a letter which had reached him that and read "Dauvit, ma ain man, a canna, canna thole It much langer A' try tae keep up ma "heart and quaet the bairns wi' tales o' the auld hame but Dauvit, O Dauvit' ma hairt 11 shairly break gin ye dinna send sune 4 m wae for the sichts an' soonds o the coanttyside Whiles, when the bairmes are beddit a' sit wi1 ma een shut an' a' hear the whimple o' the burn, an' the Unties lilt In', an" the gloamm" win" soughm' through the rowan trees where wee Elsie lies, an' yer voice comes frae the steadln' cryin' tae the kye An' then, O Dauvit, a' wake up an' mind that It's a dream, for It's a' strange, an' there's nae arr here In the muckle toon, an' even God seems farer awa' when ye canna see the trees, an' fields, an' hills; an', Dauvit, will It be lang And Dauvit rose up suddenly, brush- ing his eyes as he donned his cap, and 4ed his horse with never a word out of the cool shadow of the willows. That was surely the bravest and luckiest pull that ever Clydesdale made, for it rendered him famous from that day forward" when the sta- tionmaster sent an aciount of the no- ble deed to the pres dent of the rail- it transp i d was with his wife and family the Pacific Ex- press that made further in- quiries, and, on learning that a Scotch man and Clydesdale averted the im- pending catastrophe by presence of mind and strength of bone and muscle, he lost no time in paying Dauvit a visit And so you are from Balbirnte'' exclaimed the president after many questions 'And the horse is actually b> Dumbarton Bailie' Surely wonders will never cease nor is the world wide enough to lose a Scotsman Dauvit ampson' my father w do you hink' None other than William Campbell of BareslacKIeas Balbirnie On hearing which Dauvit nearly fell upon his neck then criol Weejum 'aumill michty me rt sa> sae1 An ma certle, die ken he bred Con- querors sue1' Within a month after his meeting, Dauv t, who persisted in making light of the service he had rendered to the president of the rail- received a letter fro-n that gen- Iman the contents of which astoniah- 3tl and delimited him bejoad measura, ind he coi Id scarcely believe his eyeg when he unfolded and read over and ovei a deed for one of the best and most lughl> Improved farms along the line of the Chicago Kansas and Western deed made in fa- vor of Dav id Thompson and Janet, his wife ind designating the farm as Sraebiggms, Freeman county, Kansas. The weary man arose, after a while, and with trembling steps, but warning with smiles, entered the near- jy stable and, without a word, served ils horse a heaping measure of oats. Then he sat down silently, and watch- ed him eat it When Janet and the bairns in due course ef time trooped off the cars at When the horse and his owner step- ped out upon the prairie, the heavens, to Dauvit'B surprise, were becoming overcast, and away to the south-west the clouds had Into a churn- ing mass of varied colored vapor while ever and anon flashes of light- ning flew zig-zag across the turbid sky. A sullen, "moaning sound came from the direction of the storm, and the atmosphere was stifling as the man and his affrighted steed sped towards the Tillage, seeking to escape from the Impending tornado. Faster and faster went the Clydesdale, the foam flecking htt mouth and aides aa he galloped on- ward MUTTinc master out at d ONVEY the wise it call says Shaktspeare when 1 he wants, to find a I preu> name for stealing To-daj however the wise have outgrown that tei m says the New York Herald Thev have submit ted kleptomania in its stead Mrs Castli of San Francis co Is not a convevoi 1 ut a kleptoman lac For kleptomania we are told, is a form of insanity renders its victim Ni p distinctions of this sort were not known to our an cestors In their s ruplor view a lun- atic was a ravins uiuiic a person who did not know t i i iture and con sequence of his ai is On this point law and u IP fully agreed But medi that from that extieme pom Him aie numer ous gradations tow n 1 h normal state till we reach a c on ihe borderland between mil of whom it is difficult to di c uk tb exact de gree of then In one light the> m tv be inbaue and irre sponsible, although in all other rela- tions of life tliev mav be aVolutelv sane and risponbible A kleptomaniac for example ib a person w bo na> be perfectly rational undei oidinarv cir cumstances vet when pi iced under the stress of temptatioi is incMbtiblj im- pelled to btial Mcdii il records arc the man who would not ca unless his food was stolen Hi-, utindaut hu fliored him bv Indiiu ins food 111 a cor ner BO that he could imagine be wab purloining it Thin wit he fash lonable ladv who i hei in il for theft confessed to so w 1 1 t ing o pob sesb everylhn g sin siv i it it cliurcb she could In 1 v itri n (torn rifling the altar Tin u i tli woman men Honed by Di Kiibh c. i j 11 v in HIP obedience 10 ill the cunni i 'ne.nts save onlv th note 1 the fact tha the extent of i i npi' on even by ladies of rink and position is ven great There are pr sons posbessing a mania of Hub km 1 so well known among the shopkecpn-g communjtv that their addif-scs and descriptions arc passed fioru h in] to hand for mu tual secuntv The attendants allow them to bec-ri tp what the> like with out seeming to observe them and after ward send a bill with the prices of the goods purloined to then houses Twenty jcars later the Ixmdon Times repeated the ehaige one who is acquainted with London society it said could at onci furnish a dozen of ladieb who have been notor ioub for abbtracting articles of trifling value from the brop-> where they hab Ozoneville the village folk set up a Dually dealt Then modus operandi mighty cheer, and Dauvit said audibly was so to his guldewife, 'Janet you an' me t our ain laird noo'' Thanks to the horse'' said Janet Then Ike Moseby, stepping from the ranks of the admiring crowd, changed his quid of tobacco into his other cheak, swung his hat in the air and shouted And, feller citizens, don't yer ferget It' His name la Ardencabie Conqueror, by Dunmartin Billy, out of bald Flint- lock Mary of Don't-touchermane? And, citizens, holler for the Clydesdale' His name aint mud no can bet yer boots on that'" And they S. Alex- ander in North British Agriculturist. New Word. A professor, a careful man of the old school, is reported by the Detroit Free Press to have lately rebuked his daughter in the following manner- The young woman had become u enthusiastic wheel-woman, and her conversation was beginning to show the effects of absorption in the new toy. Her father listened uneasily, and one day he said: "Lucia, would you mind closing that door? I am getting as cold aa an Ike." The daughter closed the offending door, and then asked: cold as what, papaT" "As cold as an ike." "I don't understand you." "That Is strange. I thought the word was quite In accord with your new verbal theories.x If a blcycU ,'way ian't an Icicle an OROSCOPIC U pROBABLt Old Maid messergfrl the letter and if he asks It just say a ir il M Messenger I shall ba cents more for that Mlljlonn of k 1! 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