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'and Denison Normal ISCBF-W' Will be in effect, from all points on the Clii 4'icago & North-Western Hallway for the occa •slons named below: Louisville. Ky„ Aug. 10-29. K. P. Encamp ment. San Francisco. Sept. For information as 1,0 rates, dates of sale, etc., of these or other occasions, call upon the Ticket Agem or tlie North-Western Line. HOME^EEKKHS' EXCURSIONS TO THE NOKTII WEST, WEST AND SOUTH WEST. Via theNonli-Western Line. Excursion tick ets at (.'really reduced tes areon sale to the territory indicated above. standard and Tourist Sleeping (Jars. Free Kcclinlng Chair Cars and '-The Host of Everything." Eur dates of sale and full particulars apply to agents Chicago & NorUi-W'esierii lt'y. A I I LAKE VIEW is an ideal summer resort. Good hunting and fishing. The North-Westeru Line will sell excursion tickets to Lake View at $1.20 for the round trip from DENISON applying Fridays and baturdnys, tickets limited to return on or before the following Monday. Oilier low rate round trip tickets good for HO davs. Apply to agents Chicago & North-Western v. The Review ALL HOME PRINT $1.50 TOP Early Risers The famous little pllla* ICECREAM IN ANY QUANTITY. Business College, An Accredited and Approved School of the State. Teachcs Latin, Greek, German, Mathematics, Science, Music, Oratory and Pedagogy. Eleven Different Branches, Full Commercial and Short hand Courses. Send for Catalogue. Address. W. C. Van Ness. L. M.SHAW, PRES. C. F. KUEHNLE, V-PRES BANK OF DENISON. General Banking Business Conducted. Exchange Bought and Sold. Long and Short Time Loans at Lowest Kates Interest Paid or) Tirrje ©eposits. Accounts of all Branches of Business Conducted Personal attention given to investments for local patrons. Business Con ducted in English or German. SHAW, SIMS & KUEHMLE. LAWYERS. Real Estate Loans at Lowest Rates. A. McHENRY, Pres. SEARS McHENRY, Cashie FIRST NATIONAL BANK. DENISON. IOWA. Capital and Surplus, $125,000. Depositst 518,675.16 Loans, 534,751.34 With our thirty years of experience in the banking business and oar large capita constantly increasing deposits we are able to take care of our customers at th iowest rates, Deposits received subject to be drawn at sight. Time certificates is sued drawtng 3 per cent, for six and four per cent, for twelve months. We make .specialty of loaning money on cattle to be fed for market as well as individuals. Alsc '•'make first mortgage loans on improved farms at current rates. We sell lands, towi Hlots, furnish abstracts of title and sell steamship tickets for foreign ports. Our officers sspeak German, We solicit your patronage. Money to Loan on Long or Short Time. Special Reduced Excursion Rates nth to Uth. Triennial 'Conclave Knights Templar. San Francisco. Sept. istli 10 2,'tli. Sovereign •/Grand Lojge I. o. O. K. C. L. VOSS, CA S Special Summer Excursion Rates to Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota Resorts. The North-Westtro will sell low rate round-trip tickets August to 11, in inclusive, to territory indicated above, limited for return until and including September 1i Appiy to asrents Chica go & Nnrth-WVsVero R'v. ORIGINAL NOTICE. III The IMslriet Coitrf of Iowa For Crawford t'mmly, Iowa Seplemlicr Term, A. 1). 15)04 Doretha Beutel, plaintiff, vs. John Mc Carthy defendant. To the Above Named Defendants' You ar? hereby notified that there is now on (lie at the oliict: of the Clerlt of the District Court of Crawford County, Iowa, a petition by the plp.intilf, Doretha Beutel. claiming of you that the is absolute owner of Lots Nine (9) and Ten (TO), Block Twentj'-Kight (2S), in the city of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, and further stating that you assert some claim to said property, and asking that her tit.e be quieted in her as against you. I'or further particulars see petition now on file. Now unless you appear thereto before Doon of the second day of the next term of said court, commencing at Denison, Iowa, on the 13th day of September, A. D. 1904, default will be entered against you and judgment and decree rendered as prayed. rniam—imrnmnm—i ,"?^fW -VM®* AV ^g,K^WJ3?^?t^cw~^* J-V« C0N.N3R & LALLY 32-41 Attorneys for plaintiff. HOT IN JULY AND AUGUST The Weather Man predicts much hot weather during the next two months. The housewife will save hard work and avoid much of the warm weather by buying Break. Cakes, Pies, Cookies and Fine Cooked Ham of us. There will be no heating up the house to get a meal. VVe can furnish anything you may wish in the Baker's line. THE PALACE BAKERY a^9^^3jas®sw®i^3 THE SLY WEASEL. Bow He Finally Trapped and Killed Monster Hat. A sawmill in an Iowa town was in-' tested with rats, which, being unmo lested, became very numerous and bold and played round the mill among the men while they worked during the day. But one day a weasel oame upon the Bceno and at once declared war on the r&ts. One by one the rats became victims of the weasel's superior strength until _v.. oniy one very large, strong fellow was left of the once numerous colony. The weasel attacked the big rat several times, but each time the rat proved more than a match for his slender an tagonist and chased the weasel to a hiding place. but later appeared again in the mill, seeking his old enemy. He soon found the bole under the 1 umber"jijk^ lie ran hi, still followed by the rat, almost immediately reappeared round the end of the pile and again dodged into the hole behind the rat. Neither was seen again for some time, but the weasel finally reappeared, looking no worse for the fight. The curiosity of the men in the mill was aroused, and they proceeded to in vestigate the hole under the lumber pile. They found that the weasel had dug the hole sufficiently large at the first end to admit the rat, but had gradually tapered it as he proceeded until at the other end it barely allowed his own slender body to pass. When the rat chased him into the large end of this underground funnel he quickly slipped on through, and while the rat was trying to squeeze his large body into the smarter part of the One day the weasel was seen busily 1 ... digging under a lumber pile near the through the workshop. It was mill. He was engaged for some time, him and at once renewed hostilities. ^'s ^°°t down on the other side of As usual, after a lively tussle, the rat before the money was in Carter's proveil too much for him, and he ran, P0CKet and Carter was ntwork. again Piirp^yTose^by $ra*ghl to HUSBANDS AND WIVES. A reserved lover, it is said, always makes a suspicious husband. Gold smith. Certainly wife and children are a kind of discipline of humanity.—Lord Bacon. When a man should marry—a young man not yet, an elder man not at all.— Thales. dren feeds a lioness at borne and broods a nest of sorrows.—Jeremy Taylor. I have hardly ever observed the mar ried condition unhappy but for want of judgment or temper iu the man. ard Steele. He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.—-Lord Bacon. After treating her like a goddess the husbaud uses her like a womau. What Is worse, the most abject flatterers de generate into the greatest tyrants.— Addison. Altering Stamps. No change or alteratiou of any sort should be made by a collector in his stamps. It was a custom some years ago among collectors to erase cancella tion marks from their stamps in order to make their stamps better. The ef fect of the attempt was not all that could be desired. The erasures were not perfect, and the stamps in the changed condition, being neither can celed nor uncanceled, were simply in ferior damaged specimens. One of the most common ways of altering stamps at the present time is to erase the word "specimen" from a stamp having this overprint. It cannot be done so that it will not be detected, and the stamp in the altered condition is worthless, while as a "specimen" it had some value. It has frequently happened that stamps, valuable in their original con dition, have been made worthless by attempts to Increase their value by alteration.—St. Nicholas. BOO(N and Battles. Marshal Saxo has left it on record that there was 110 article of soldier's dross more important than boots and that battles were won by legs. The Duke of Wellington, 011 being asked what was the best requisite for a sol dier, replied, "A good pair of shoes." "What next?" "A spare pair of good soles." A Model HoHpltal, The St. Bartholomew's hospital in New York is so constructed that there are no internal corners to catch the dust. There are absolutely 110 angles or projections in the building above the I basement. BRIGGSY ROBERT C. V. MEYERS Copyright, I-' ns ,f 1 1 hole the weasel dodged iu behind him Carter had not taken this money for and, catching him in the rear and in a place where he could not turn round, finished him at his leisure. He that loves not his wife and chil- jng believe she liked to sit there for- 1903, by Robert C. Meyers. V. EVKR in his life had Briggsy felt queerer than when he saw Carter pick up the little gray ish "wad" that had dropped from the "old man's" pocket as he drew out his bundle of keys in passing rap- ciu jer 1 was 1 than a flash. The "old man" taking a long step over a big ®P'ns^ °f 011 the floor, and he didn't nn,lino' in,T as if nothing Iiad happened. I A Si1'1! wellt UP Briggsy's Spine, and then he burst into perspiration all over. It was as if he had done the thing him- self. r.ut this couldn't be the end of it. The "old man" would certainly miss his money the quicker because he al ways walked with his hands in his pockets. It was a wonder that ho didn't miss it before he got out of the room, yet Briggsy saw the door close behind him. "He'll be back he'll be back in a minute," thought Briggsy. "And then what'll I do? If it was anybody but Cart! It would kill his sister. I couldn't I give away Mamie's brother. Not me!" The thought of Mamie suggested an interesting possibility, and as the min utes passed and the "old man" did not come back Briggsy had time to consid- er the matter. The gist of it was that himself, but for his sister, Mamie was lame. She couldn't walk a step alone. But the doctor who had looked out for her case more or less since Ehe was hurt had said that with the aid of a certain complicated ma chine to support her back she could The machine cost $50. and that was a good deal of money to earn. Briggsy had sometimes thought of borrowing it, but never of stealing it. Then lie fell to thinking of Mamie as he was accustomed to see her evening after evening at her window as he and Cart reached home, smiling and mak- ever sewing at the work for which she was paid such starvation prices, though, as she said, the work was not over fine and probably worth not much Rich-1 more than she received for it. That was tlie way with Mamie, always look ing 011 the bright side and encouraging her brother, who was often gloomy and 1 lamed himself for the accident which had injured her spine. For Carter a year before, thinking to have some fun with Briggsy, whose room adjoined the tiny flat inhabited by Cart and his sister, tied a string across the stairs for tripping purposes. Mamie tripped instead of Briggsy and afterward spent months in bed, only supplementing that inactivity by sit ting at her window later on, her limbs powerless. Briggsy wondered if she were not sometimes as gloomy as Cart when no body was by and she sewing there alone and seeing no end to her help lessness. And now there might be a chance for her to walk. And yet— He bent over his work and filed and polished with feverish energy. When the day's duties were over he waited for Carter, for they usually went home together. Carter had a frown on his IT WAS QUICKElt THAN A FLASH. face, such a frown as settled there when he was in his "bluest" mood. They walked along in silence. Mamie's going to get that thing that'll help her to move about," Car ter all at once broke out. "It costs $50, don't it?" asked Brigg sy. "Suppose it does!" snarled Carter. "I've got the money." Briggsy nodded. "I've saved up for a year," Carter weut on. "I've done without—oh, ev erything. She's got to walk, I tell you. The doctor says she must go out in the «un and air, and how can she do It without that machine? I'm going to get that machine tonight." So they came to the store of surgical affairs, in the window of which were displayed odd looking bandages and sl(i!s designed to assist nature when the hunaan frame had lost some of Its machinery or was deficient in normal actli ~ri,' f' f".T --... ,fc •*!#&"! **.#«£«» .^Ui At the door Briggsy put his hand on ^tls friend's arm. "Cart," he said, "do you think Ma mie '11 like you for doing this?" Carter shook off the hand. "Don't she want to walk?" be de manded. "There's nobody but her and me, and suppose something 'd happen to me and she'd be left by herself? Could she go on sitting up tberw alone and nobody to do anything for her? Ain't we alone in the world—father 1 and mother both dead?" Thus they went into the store, and 1 in a few minutes more they were on their way to Mamie. To see her white face light up when she spied them from her window, to hear her exclamation when Carter showed her what he had for her! I "Oh, Tom!" she said. "And you've 1 saved for a year to get it!" She pulled his face down to hers. "I never told you, but I've wanted to walk so much. And now I'll learn all over again. And maybe I can go and find better paying work, for if you'd get sick or be laid oil! at the factory what should we do with tiie little I earn? Oh, Tom, what a dear fellow y.ou are!" But Carter was gloomier than ever. "Now," he said, "I'll go and get Mrs. Wlllett to help you put the apparatus on. It's perfectly simple. You see, this bandage is on top at the back, and this stay comes down behind." Briggsy left them and went to his own room, though he did not get his supper, as he should have done. I-Ie sat down and thought. Soon lie heard Ma mie laughing with glee and could hear her making her first attempt at walk ing, clumsily, heavily, but taking a step nevertheless. "Yes," said Briggsy, pounding his hand on the table "I'll do it" It was a firm resolution, and yet it did not en able him to make preparations for his supper. Instead for some time he sat there in the dark and never once raised his bead. Then all at once he heard a strange clamping sound outside his door. And there was Mamie, Cart's arm around her, positively standing upright. "I thought I'd'pay you a call," she said. "It's just grand! Fii learn to walk in no time. And then what holi days we'll have! We'll go to the coun try and see the trees and the birds or downtown to look at the parades. I'll soon learn, only I'm a bit nervous just now. And, Mr. George Briggs, I've come to invito you to take supper with us. We'll celebrate the day." Of course Briggsy went. "I'll get some cakes," said Carter and disappeared. She was lively all the evening, so lively that it was a wonder her brother remained gloomy and at last said he had forgotten something and must go out. Briggsy also left the room. "Going with me?" Carter asked. "I'm not feeling very well, and a walk '11 help me." Briggsy said he believed lie'd go to Ills own room. "Go if you want to," growled Carter and went down the stairs. Briggsy had a hard night of it. He scarcely slept at all. Once he said: "Anybody '11 believe it was me. I'm only a charity child. I'll do it." In the morning he had no desire for breakfast. He did not wait for Carter, but went off alone an hour too early to go to work. He walked the streets till the factory whistle sounded and then went to the room where he and Carter and ten other men worked together. Briggsy was the last to arrive, and the door had scarcely closed upon him when it opened to admit the "old man." His name was Hallett, and he was a fine old fellow, very well liked by the employees. He was of stout build, with a round, smooth, boyish face, and he had scanty gray hair which stood up in little tufts. It was said that these tufts stiffened like the hair on a cat's back when ho was angry. O11 this par ticular morning they were in a strange (angle, as if lie had been rubbing tliem in some dire strait of perplexity, and his manner was characterized by em barrassment. "Er—gentlemen," he begau, "there's a matter I want to speuk to you about thirf morning." lie paused and stretch ed hi.J collar with his fingers as If it choked him. "To make a long story short," he continued, with a great ef fort, "I dropped some money in this room yestcruay afternoon. Now, don't say a word. I'm not mistaken about it. I wish I were. The money was drop ped right here—five ten dollar bills in a roll. Tiie room has beeu searched, and the money's gone. Somebody's got it. Now, I don't want to be harsh. I know the temptation. I'erhaps the man who found it didn't know it was mine. We'll say he didn't know where it came from. He just found it and put it into his pocket. "Well, what shall we do about it? If he keeps it any longer he'll be a thief, and he'll be putting eleven honest men under unjust suspicion. He ought to give it back for the honor of his fellow workmen. And I say this: If he brings It back today that'll be the end of the matter." Then the old man went out. There wan a brief silence, and then Car ter said in a low voice so charged with guilt that Briggsy looked around In won der at the men who seemed to have no ears: "It's a mistake. He never dropped it here." This remark met with scant approval. It was the general opinion that the "old man" knew what he was talking about. Just after the whistle blew one of the men called out: "If any man or boy here knows anything about that money let him be decent and own up and not let the rest of us bear the brunt of It. He'd bet ter, for the 'old man's' got fire In his eyes, and the detectives will do the rest." The detectives! Briggsy had not thought tt them. He credited them with unfailing ability to unearth anything. It would never do to let them get In their work. And thaf man had said, "Let the guilty one own up!" The resolution of last night when he had pounded the table and said he would "do it" rose before him. But to brand himself like thatl And yet there 1 was no time to lose. If the detectives were called in which of the employees might be accused? The result of Brlggsy's meditations up ^i& on this matter was the conviction that lia must do something, and do it mighty soon, yet the afternoon kept slipping away. Briggsy had a scared eye on Carter most of the time, and he tried to keep the other one on the door, through which he mo mentarily expected to see the detective of his Imagination appear with handcuffs for the guilty. No such calamity occurred, and the time to quit work arrived at last. Briggsy snenked out of the room first, and he felt that every eye was on him. The grimly humorous fancy came to him that some of these men "would think themselves mighty smart" before long. His legs felt like pieces of string, but they carried him to the door of l-iallett's private office. He knocked and waa ad mitted. Hallett sat In his accustomed place, and nobody else waa present except a strange man, rather shabby and of a sad counte nance, who was leaning on the edge of the big roll top desk. Briggsy eed the stranger with alarm, suspecting his pro fession. "Well," said Hallett, "what is it? Spc ik up!" Briggsy took his courage in both hands. "It's about the money." said he. "So I supposed," remarked Hallett "Could—could a feller pay It back?" Briggsy began. Hallett looked at him curiously. "Why, certainly," said he. "That's what I told you all this morning." "I mean slow," gasped Briggsv. "Ter rlbly slow—say a—a dollar a week." Hallett glanced suddenly up at the man who was leaning on the desk. The stran ger took the hint and spoke up promptly: "I'll tell you what, my boy," said he,' "you ain't made up your mind. That's what's the matter with you. You don't know what you want to say. And mv suggestion to you is that you go out and take a walk and think ft over. 1 11 haVe a talk with you by and by." "I'm ready," Briggsy began. "No, you ain't," said the man. "You ain't ready, and neither am I. Go out and take walk," And Briggsy went. In his room that evening he hardened his heart to bear the brand of shame. Nobody c*me near him. He judged that Mamie was not in her room. She must have learned to walk already, and her brother had gone out with her. She would have a good time, and Briggsy is g'ad of It, and as this agreeable thought came 1 "HAVE YOU BROUGHT THE MOSEY to temper the bitterness of his reflections he felt conscious of a drowsiness which was exceedingly merciful, and so he fell asleep, fully dressed, upon his bed. He awoke refreshed and with a better courage in the early morning, and after He had decided to make no further offer to return the money piecemeal. He would earn It some day. That was all he knew about the matter. People were permitted to earn a little money in prison, he had heard. Anyhow, he would do his best. The money was spent. It couldn't be got back even if Carter were found out. In the office were Mr. Hallett and the detective. One might have supposed that they hadn't moved since Brifrgsy was there last, their attitudes bcim precisely as In remembered. Hi.'in. "Wei!. Briggs." said llalk-tt, "have you brought the money?" "No," replied tho boy. "I haven't brought it, and I can't bring it. It's gone. But you'll get It some day. That I'll swear to." "Briggs," said the "old man" sternly, "you didn't take that money, but you know who dlil." Briggsy drew himself up to his full height, which was a little more than five feet. He slnnped hlnuelf on the chest. "I'm the man." said he. "Lock me up." Hallett looked at him for some seconds, smiling. "We've found out where the money went." he saUl. Briggsy turned faint. "Don't you believe it!" he said. "You just listen to me, and I'll"— "It went to buy a piece of apparatus for Miss Mamie Carter, a very brU-ht, nice, honest little girl, us I see her, ^uld II.il lett. "She called on me last evening." "She—called—on—-you!" "Yes," said Hallett. "She came with her brother. He was there by her re quest—distinctly by her request." "You see," continued the "old man," "our little friend, our poor little friend who Is lame, happened to hear about some money being lost, and, being of the fem inine gender, she jumped to a conclusion. So she had it out with her brother, and the upshot of it was that he brought her to me with the walking machine in her hands, for, of course, she couldn't wear it after she'd found out how she'd come by it. "Well," continued Hallett, after a pause, "that was a sight to draw tears from our friend here"—he Jerked liis thumb at the detective—"who doesn't weep often, as I'm well convinced. Miss Mamie was afraid the man who sold the machine wouldn't take it back and pay full price, but she was going to earn ths difference herself. Now, It Just struck me suddenly as she was making this pro posal that she could earn the money easier if she had the harness to wear, so I begged her to keep it. And then her brother and I got down to business and settled our little affair upon some such basis as you proposed yesterday after noon. So there'll be no trouble. "And now, Hriggs, a word to you. Don't try to palm yourself off for a thief again. You look too honest. You couldn't fool— why, you couldn't' even fool a detective. Pie saw through you in a minute. Qo I back to work now, and we'll say no more about it. You did wrong. It's always wrong to shield a criminal or to help a misguided man to walk in the way of the transgressor. But, confound you, Briggs, I rather like you for it." 1 TA. t- i3- /ivit a bite of breakfast he walked toward tht factory with a strong and Increasing resolution.' I-Ie saw nothing of the de tective nor of Mr. Hallett. He had vague ly expected that they would be waiting for him at the factory gate. One or two men looked at him peculiarly, but he en countered no unusual incident until he was Inside the factory, when a man from the office met him and told him to go to Mr. Hallett's private room. This summons was like the closing of prison gates behind him, but he obeyed it readily.