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THE ABGrUS, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 9, 1891.
THE ELEPHANT AND
of Teana; M"n Wh
"Tv.th.ng I C
How He Becama
. . f.l.r W. NVB.1
write, very able
Sn the Herzog te,esfrve:
iffcrent things by pressing
i.. niacin;, i
' .f..,i I mention this
B , fnn at the teleserve in a
'y a" so "n' 81,16 wncere
ff-: .'8513 :
r-viit of fun with this
y, (Hi the dial of which you
ji anyti'i'iS from the morning
. sMir ot Imrsos. lesteruuy I
i.J-rz ". loosing ns wen as ne
.'jv attack on unn, and I was
it 6ml at my hotel and in
lyii.itt'lj since, the little ma-
i , ,i 1 . i
li the stret-ts.
as i say. tne power or the
-Ib'w a fearless writer with A
of L-iiiirnaze mav oftpn
r :u fteat good by attacking a
vr I come to New York, even
1,1 irks. I like to full into th
I .'molil New Yorker who knows
a, for it gives me a feeling of
t-ir.il confidence which nothing
li Day before yesterday I started
hp town with an old resident of
p. ac! as we went np the elevated
Li stairs i toia ti im now clad 1
be as often as nossible in th
if mold citizen of the nlace. for
l iiJ not have to worry over de-
' be said, "it mnst be a eood
liacouifort to one who has not s.1-'
I jvi-1 in tiie citv to be with one
Is perfectly familiar with New
1 13 nothing but time and years can
cm. Now, for instance, the man
rawest or from the country may
nimsell that lie is entirely at
here after a week or two, and be
ake it easv. That is the time ha
liimself.antl the first thin? he does
la experiences this feeling of false
rry is to climb the elevated stairs
"Comrades" softly to himself.
I a find when he gets here to the
see as we are that he has come
tedious iron stairs on a hot day
:oknw after he has his ticket that
t n the down town side when he
p to go up, or vice versa. It is
f 7 humiliating and makes him look
foolish, I think. And so hv
p: that's just what we have done
i l you II a?ree not to say an vthinir
E;fis I will pay for the lunch."
iril not say anything about it.
- wning l visited Central park for
-me; its qmet walks in order to
l-Te a stiontaneous aftr dinner
f- for the Lambs' club and also to
pae with nature and the child
r, tne baby hippopotamus. I am
il of wild beasts born in captiv
i often EMid hours in front of
"aw contemplating their singular
-; 3a;y li-.p;). ipotumus is, I may safe-
plain as Senator Peffer, of
tae hirsute wonder of the bound-
("''i. She has A lnnaltr fiHinu
-i uiuouy leus. and is now abont
'Me of her mother and one-third
I'r'i''ips. as her proud father,
great quantities of hay and
? int.. the water. Her life is
- one. After being in the
' t a time she may be seen by
jsr.-viii- student coming out again.
-.itutHM i,Hr iife Work. Instead
J'":- a pnriiose in life, she does no
"it iinr ra(.e or or history tnan m
.''a -y nt a summer resort.
'Jjraife always strikes me as a sort
""rri l,rut(, somehow, while the
Wamus child and baby elephant
u" air ff L'pttini thtir xlntlica
tK. Lojk for one moment
p:i:mt. The seat of his trousers
l .u mm one oacK 10
r C5t r,.; , .
- - M-iuueiu maae Dy one s poor
r m draping a narrow and bony
l Have i . i
..'Lwa-vtotue academy wearing a
I-, like that and 1 can 8ti11
I rr how Ipular I was with the
wyj who hadn't had anything to
;emfwtt good while.
i .jj-10 lueni like a ray of sunshine
-vlUj rossea ocean of life.
?""ng them like a large, juicy
nhv crowaea aen ot ny-
a ;en 25 suffering with Upeworra.
., Joyfully they hailed me, with
tW? ,ta.nzy nted atmoaphere'
Wtx,kLW ot me and wanted
W a ma,le my dejected trousers
I V.i , P eated melancholy!
I, elephant is mnch like a country
ard .7 ,me- He hae an air of
Ifcj9 "uppity which Is often mis
'orthe Wi, . i a
r teachh nature by whicb J700
wiinout running a not
oitchfork into him. He also hna .
of espressing I imself at the proper time
in sue". manner as to win reepeot and
esteem after hit has stood abont enough
funny businesr. At such times he man
ages to make those who have reviled him
before beg to know the name of his
tronser maker so that they can get a fit
Central park is a very valuable and
beautiful strin of woods. Vint if Ar.
touch the parks of Chicago, except that
j. i ii ,
ii una i ao rutgeu Deanty or rocks and
hills which the Chicacro narta An
Few Eastern people realize that Chicago
is quieuy ana wun a timid and almost
shrinking modesty, which is almost pain-
ini, sailing on toward the top of the list,
and I have of en wished that she would
attempt at least to assert herself thrnno
the columns of the press in such a wav
ii. t i , . J
umi, uer grea ness and ner wonderful
and uninterrupted growth might be
snown totne piopie ot the satisfied East
Why doesn't s ie speak of it?
In Brooklyn last week 1 RAW tVlA mvaf
re fined barber eicm that I PVpr nam a
across, I think. It was called
the brooyJ.yn- hair cuTTnia":
: studio. :
Where the b: rber has such high 'and
clone! niercintr notions, in it. tr ......
dered at that the city itself is so refined
ana so excelsior.' The day, I dare say, is
uoi laruiscam w nen tne sausage making
atelier will be as common in Brooklyn
as the man wi: h the long divided skirt
frock coat is n w.
The red net ktie is nertninl
ing in a spirit d manner for the New
- 1- ...
ions ana urcoKij-n right of way with
the frock coat, which h
sweep of kilt, reaching considerably be-
iow me Knees, some attribute this im
ported English idiocy to
some to anothi r, but you will find when
j ou come to ngure it all out that the
able and brai ay tailor wislips not nnlu
to make for you a new style of frock
coat, but top csat also, for otherwise you
expose your unw and astonishing skirts.
It is rather u pretty custom for those
who have trim hips and a natural and
beautiful swei p of iournure, but for the
pumpkin seed order of rrrhit-tn. hm.
sloping shoulders and broad, intellectual
nips, togetner wim a gait which occupies
the entire bresdth of the
long frock coj.t simply emphasizes the
eccentricity aid advertises a doubtful
I met sevend davs aero a bricht. ktvvm-
men of the college graduate. He is an
old friend of minn. nnA u li.-inn. i'n(1
tion of the advantages of a collegiate
education. He is very prosperous, though
not m me line ot any profession. This
is, of course, a disappointment to his
parents, but not to him. He always
hated the nrof-sainna. hnt nriminul ntw,r
avenues for ottaininar a livelihood H
earned his firtt money as a child by re
turning a valuable Maltese cat on which
there was a reward of twenty dollars.
beeiug tne advantages to be derived
from this branch of trade. h
turned other valuable cats for which
there was a reward offered, and soon
after that he ndded to his trade that of
the valuable dog.
He has been verv Kncoessfnl in tne i-nt.
tie industry in the far west, he says, and
with nothing to start with but a tired
steer, a tirelesj branding iron and no
bility of purpose. Coupled with his col
lege training, he has made out by the
natural incre:ise and penmetrifnl nrn.
gression, as w-i call it in mathematics, to
vwa a large a:ia very nne nera or eight
thousand head of good cattle.
"And do vo l attrribnt.A inv menanrA nf
your success," I asked him the other day.
-to a couege Education:
'Not to the r.nlleo.0 erinnnHnn n a rm,
regard it, perhaps, but to the stimulation
which natural genius receives at college."
"Ah, and tow so, pray? There is a
good deal of discussion going on all the
time over this question of a college educa
tion versus pnctical education. Where
in now do yon regard a college training
as especially simulating to genius?"
"Well. I will admit that I n tint, a
success from u collegiate standpoint. I
was practica.ly blackballed and sent
home Reverul times t.n mv nnranta Yint
j i -
they had a pa 1 and I was returned. My
gCUIUO U1U UUl AAV 1U bUt? UllWUUU Ul LUtS
r.lsasins or of h 'irlier mftthenijitina fir rhet
oric or the languages, but in the direc
tion or invention and evasion or arbi
trary rules. For illustration, it was
fnnnd sifter 1 had hetm in mllefe twn
years that eery examination had in
THE TRAYELEKS ttClDE.
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TF1T HEW PBOCK COAT.
fact been a 'farce, for I had worked the
printer so that we had advance sheets of
the exam que itions, but at that time all
"I now bejran to fear that I would
1 A. A mv 4rtllalTA
never grauuuw: suu w
friends wbo liad been bo deftly assisted
- x. 1 A 111
by me began now 10 uesen u&
looked dark. It looked to me as though
Td have to really learn all that rot out
of the books or "fail of my graduation
"One day I thought of a new ssheme.
This is what makes me favor the college
and hurrah ft r my alma mater, on whose
tender bosom I have Wn mlM tYlttV, ARM
observed to lie. -
"The cast iron rule now was that
every sheet of mtriniHnn
should be counted before and after print-
uis, toe nne xor voting by the Aus
tralian ballot or the custom in the United
States treasury printing establishment
So I resolved if possible to beat this
game, and I did. That i. t
the discipline which has made me a suc-
uma in me stocit business. That is why
today I own eight thousand head of fat
cattle on the Colorado hills, where I
ouureu m wren a rusty branding iron and
a melancholy steer, whose celibacy was
? waiter 01 gossip an over the state.
"Well, how did you pass?"
"Pass? Why, I got the job printer, a
wjoii namea uriando Taylor, to wear
wmie unen trousers while doing his col
lege work, and after be XX U U ll m 1 an3
had delivered his printing and Kefnm
he had washed the forms, to sit down in
me enure oxo page accidentally.
"Then I gave him five dollars for the
"Oh, there's nothing like a college ed
ccation for developing a boy's talents."
What ia mi. o. .- . ..
face with a fresh, bright comp'exiont For
iu use i-ozzon: s t'owaer.
G. E. W1SWALL & GO,,
Chicago's Finest Shot Store.
Stock the Largest.
Goods the Finest.
Prices the Lowest.
Men's and Ladies
Hand Sewed Welt Shoes.
Send for Catalogne.
C. E. WISWALL & CO., 160 State St., Chicago.
VETER NARY SPEC FICS
Par Horses, Cattle, Sheep, logs, Sors.
300 Pace Book on Troatnent f Animals
Bnd IlkflVt Mam Vkao
ctntra 5 'Peyers.Cona'pstiona.lBflammatlaB
A.A.twpinal menlnariti Milk Fevrr.
li. H. Ni ralnn, Laaenem, Rartiam
'''"" lrr, K.ul piacaarsea.
E.E. Toubbs, Heaves, Pat-amoala.
'E't010 r "Grlaes, Bellracae.
11.11. -1 nnary Kidary Diaeasea.
I.I.Erapiive niaeaaeo, Mana-e.
J.lv. Diaeaseaaf Viseattoa, Paralysis.
Single Bottle (over SO dote . . ,qq
Htable Case, with Specifies. Manna,
" vvu nau j vrai BUU 2U9tUCaUOTa M . fj If
Jar Veterinary Care Oil, - 1.00
Spld by DrntTKuts; or Sent Prepaid anywhere
and many quantity on Bsceipt of Price.
HUMPHREYS' MEDICnil! CO
Corner William and John Stm., Hew York.
In uw a jein
" w 7- 9 i n mxj muoomerxa Twnedj tar
neirous ueoiuiy, vital weakness,
and Prostration, from over-work or other nnM
VI per viaLor S riala and large Tial powder, for SA.
bou ar Prdouikth, or sent postpaid oareosiDt
of prloe. HUMPHREYS MEDICINE CO.,
Oor. William and John Sta, N. T.
For sale ty all first-clasB Grocery dealers. I
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & I. J. PARKER,
wVFintxlaM work and special stteEtlon to
RING US TP, -
Telephone No. 1214
lW IJ '
1 .BBaaj mm
L A Mmn tlaW nJ lml .
I eX r- - iwiuiariiVH MTU t0-.
v.tirmdo tne Mws,tiutng II ow to,
.Obtain PnteoU, Cbtmi, Trmde
vsivn, vn'ynirnts, mm jm,
. -nmw li
HICaGO, ROCK ISLAND PACIFIC KAIL-
-iwinirr ran avenue sad Thirty
street. Frank H. Plnmmer. tgtvL
S- tLBAVB. tABBlVB.
Cooneil Blan. Minneao-1
UDaTBrpre....rnrl t:s5am lH)0am
I-"1?" i'HT ?7 xpreea. . . :W am line pa
Whintton KxnreM.. 8:8pm U.-OSpoi
Council i. loffa A aUaneto- ( v
ta x-reee.....TTr. TaOpm nMJsm
Oooncll filnffs A Denver
Limited Ver-tibale Sx f , S:S9sbi
f 5"? Limited 10 'K pm :54 am
Atiantlc Accommodation.... 8-aO am g;i5 Dm
tOoingwegL tOolngeaet. 'Daily.
BtJHLINGTON ROUTB-C, B. Q. RAIb
u T 7-Iepot First arenne and Sixteenth s
at. J. Yonng, agent,
SAIN8. t.sa.1 nmn
Bt. Lome Kxprees 4 an. :4fam
BxPjeas B:4S pm 7.M am
artetown Paeaenfter 8:65pm 10:38 am
5y ElSi (Monmonth) ... 9 : am 1 :50 pm
'7,.FreWht 8terl"g) 18:85 pm 10:10 am
Sterling Passenger 7 :20 am 6 :8 pm
nnhnone 1fl:g am :0gpm
CHICAGO. MILWACKKK A ST. PAUL EAIL
wT Rcine A Southwestern Division De
pot Twentieth .treet. between First and Second
ayenne, B. D. W. Holme., agent.
TRAINS. Lbats. Asbivb.
Mail ana Kxprea. :45iani B-bbpm
St. Paul Bxpr 8:16 pm 11:88 im
t A Accommodation t:00 ;n 10:10 ate
Accnn modat'on 7:88ng i:l(inm
OCK ISLAND A PEORIA RAILWAY DB
pot First avenue and Twentieth street F
H. Rockwell, Agent.
TRAINS. Lsavs. aswivb.
Fast Mail Express 8:10am 7:30 pm
Erprem 2:pm 1:80 pm
liable Accommodation 9:10 ami 8:00 pm
12 -nnpmt 8:Ofi am
MOST DIRECT BOUTS TO TEE
East, South and Southeast,
Lv. Rock Island .
Cum-r. dee ...
Pncceville . .
St. 1 onis
9 :44 am
ll :13S sm
1:15 pmi 9
S:4S in 4
4-00 pm IS
a :ai pm
8:04 , m
8 57 pm
T, PmH, iin.fE . . i .41
Ar. Rock Island l :30 pm 7:30 pm
a -'.. Lining cave no a jb ana at
8:00 a. m. and 6 45 p. m ; arrive at Peoria 8:45 D.
n anil 4-IU1. n. I Tl 1 r .
..uu.w ua. . i t i ciuiB o;w a. ni . ana
7:15 p.m; arrive Rock Island 4 :00 p. m. and 8:06
All trains r-n daily exrept Sunday.
All m..iiiir..tnlT.. ... J . tt.,
rn.,l,n,in.l'..l V. .
" ' " " B.tu J V I I WIL U1ICV lUUh
iri . .1 . . ... ...
i urougn iicKei o an pomia; Daggafe Checked
. . , , lAcccm. Acrcm.
Lv. Rock Island 9.10m 4.00 pm
Ait. Reynold. 10 80 c m 6.06 pm
" Cable Ill.OOam 6.40pm
Lv. Cable , 8.2 am 19..'0pm
Ar. Reynolds 7.00 ami 1.45 pm
" I Bock Island... . . 7 55 am' 8.00pm
H. H. SUDLOW, K. BToChHUUMt,
Superintendent. Gen'l Tkt. Agent.
IS.UWU wiuuMMiua treuu a itudt or THB baP of THE
(Mcap, Eoci Isliani & Pacific Ey
The Direct Route to and from Chicago, Jollet, Ottawa,
Peoria, La Salle, Moline, Rock Island, in ILLINOIS ;
Davenport, Muscatine, Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, Del
Moines, Wlntersct, Audubon, Harlan and Council
BluflS. in IOWA : MinnMnnlia anil , tl I. iitv
NESOTA; W'atertown and Sioux Falls, in DAKOTA;
vanieron, su josepn and Kansas City, in MISSOURI ;
Omnba, Lincoln, Falrbury and Kelson, in NEBRASKA ;
Atchison. Leavenworth. Hnnnn Ti... u..,i.i
Vlchlta. Belleville, Abilene, Dodge City, Caldwell, In
aasioas ; ivingusner, m iteno aud Alinco, in INDIAN
TERRITORY ; Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
in COLORADO. Trst-mea nw ..r i..i. e .
and grazing land., affording the best facilities of inler-
MHHiuuiiiaiiiuii to aii lowns ana cities east and west,
northwest and southwest of Chicago and to Faciuc and
VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS
Lead In all eoronetltnva In anlmilA
- -I v. Vl UIJ.UJVII.,
between CHICAGO and DES MOINES, COUNCIL
ju.i'rra ana umaha, and between CHICAGO and
DENVER, COLORADO SPRINGS and PUEBLO, Til
KANSAS CITV and TOP FIT A nit bt iiwrnn
Flrst-Claas Day Coaches, FREE RECLINING CHAIR
CARS, and Palace Sleepers, with Dining Car Service.
Close connection, at Denver and Colorado Spring, with
divenrinc railway lines, now fhrmtiMr
TRANS-R O CKT MOUNTAIN ROUTS
Over which raperbly-equlpped trains run daily
"auii vnAniis so ana from Salt
Lake City, Ogden and Ban Fwctsco. THE BOCK
ISLAND is also the TMrart T i
from klanitou. Pike'. Peak and all other sanitary and
sveurc iwonsanuciue. ana m wing district in Colorado,
DAILT FAST EXPRESS TRAINS
Fran St Joseph and Kansas City to and from all Im
portant towns, cities and sections in Southern Nebraska,
Kansas and the Indian Territory. Also via ALBERT
LEA BOl' 1 K from STanaui mtv .ml m.l. n-
town, Sioux Falls, XINKEAFOUS and ST. PAUL,
wuaacuong ror su points north sad north west between
tbe lakes and the Pacific Ooaat.
For Tickets. Kfana VaIAam v - - - -
spply to any Coupon Ticket Omee ia the United States
E. ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN.
GtBT Kanager, GsnlTkAPamAat.
" ' cbxcl :o. jii: ,
; t biaWeiie tbe wild liTyii
are f be bio wmc of beaiber:
' , s
in fiVor And rnk
in i rxvw 'ir !srr
Sfmm xPm ; CK7 iQg&w.jrx
MADE ONLY BY
Succeseor to Aaameon & Rnick,
Hock Island. 111.
Shop Nineteenth St., bet. First and Second Avenue,
GeneralJobbing and Repairing promptly done.
ttySecond Hand MacMnery bought, eold and repaired.
H. SIEMON fc SON,
toves and Xil,
BfUter Banner Cooking and Heatinjj Stores and tbe Gcneseo Cooking BtOTSa.
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work.
1508 8ECOND AVE., ROCK ISL AITO, . HaL.
MAIUFACTDHEH CF CRACKERS 1ID EtSCUITS.
Ask Yonr flroc er for Them.
1 tjgj are Best.
The Chriitjr "Otstbb" sxd Christy "Wim."
SEIVERS & ANDERSON,
CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS.
All Kinds ot Carpenter "Work Done.
general Jobbing aoss on short notice and satiafactloa guaranteed.
Offloa and Skop 1412 Fourth Atcmims ROCK ISLAHD.
Fall and Winter Stock
OF GOODS EECEIVID BT-
HOPPE: The Tailor.
RCall and Examine.
fpen for the Season.
(moltni: Avenue) joe Huber's Garden,
A magnificent place for plcnice, partlcc. etc.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
Shop corner Twenty-second street snd Ninth avenne. Residence 3855
tTe prepared to make estlmatos and do all kinds of Carpenter work. Give him s trial.
Proprietor of theBrady Street
Ail kinds of Cut Flowers eonataatlw on haiui
Green Bonnes Flower Store
One block north f Central Park, the largest In Is. 80 Brady Street, Dacapott.Towa.
C. T. W. SCHBEINEB,
Contractor and Builder,
1121 and 1123 Fourth avenne. Residence 1119 Fourth avenue.
Plans and specifications furnished on all elsrse. of work : also .sent of Winer's Patent tnaida
Sliding Blinds, something new, stylish and desirable.
SOCK ISLAKD, ILL.
GEOBGE 8CLUFES. Proprietor.
MOT Second Avenne, Corner of Sixteenth Btree . Opposite Harper's Theatre.
The choicest Wines, Liquors, Beer and Cigars always on Hand
ree Lunch Jyery Day M . BaBdwiches mr&libed on 81x t Kotlea