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CAPITAL CITY COURI ER
Vol. 3. No. 2
Lincoln, Niclirasica, Sawuuay,
Diccicmhick 'JA, 1887
F'KICIC KlVIC OtCNTM
MANV MATTKKS MINCKI).
' VAHIOUS MATTERS INTERESTING ALL.
A I'nt iioiirl of Note tin Numerous Mulder t.
Society hows In Lincoln tho past wook has
l)ocn meagre, m was uxpoctod tlio week lw
fore Christmas, mid nsldo from n few enrd
pnrtios mid impromptu affairs theio Iiiik
licon absolutely nothing of interest trim
spiring. Tlio Iiyid TumiH'rniico Legion Sunday
Behind give n Christmas entertainment nt
Hod IlllilxHi Imll last evening. Tim eyes of
r tho children wero dazlcd liy tho BlliL a
Christmns tivo, laden with gifts mul candy.
An excellent program wasnlso rendered.
Invitations for a ixirty nt Mr. nud Mrs.
'Guthrie's In enst Lincoln hnvo boon Issued for
TIN 'Sntnrdny evening of next week. A ton nt
seven o'clock will lxglu tlio entertainment
which will afterwards Ih occupied by pro
Messrs Tychon & Lelnnd were each tho ra
clplonts yesterday of n very elegant gold
liondcd canon tokens f mm employees, lioth
on tlio road mid in tlio house. Appropriate
presentation addresses wore tnndo. Kueh
enno wns lienntlfiilly ongrnvod with proer
Mm. I). Wise, 1M8 K Ktreet Is entertaining
tlio following trio of clinrmlng young Indy
visitors: .Miss Addlo Illoom of Iown City,
daughter of Senator Bloom of Iown, Miss
Small Rosenborg of Omaha mid Miss Clnrn
Ooldberg of Chlcngo. They Imvo been Liu
coin visitors since Monday mid will (hiss tho
most or next week hero Ixjforo returning,
lloso Conimny No. 1. of West- Lincoln is
' arranging for n grand ball nt Ilultera lmll
Thiiniilny ovenlng. This will Iw their flrht
annual ball mid it is to bo hoxl thnt tho
ntteudmico will be largo mid worthy of tho
( now organization. Invitations can lw hnd by
npplylng to tho socrotnry, Mr. 1). II. Curr.m.
Tho Capital City Chautauqua circle held
Its first meeting Tuosilny evening nt tho Y.
M. C. A. rooms. An tiuiisunlly Interesting
program had loon prop'irod, nud wns carried
out. Tho clrclo will hold thulr meetings
every other Tuesday evening. Much interest
lias boon manifested, mid new members nro
being nddeil. It gives tho CouiHKii plensuro
to chroiilclo th'i lucroxslug struogth of tho
' Chnutntiqunn frntornlty, as it is n sourctj of
plensuro mid prollt to its niombcrs.
Tho lndios of tho Lincoln branch of tho
Irish National League gavo n very pleasant
ontortnlnniLMit ntTomplo hull Monday oven
Ing An excellent musical program wns ren
dered. Professor Uibonillt rendered n sold
on tho piano, vocal solos wero given by
Mr. Corcornn, Mr. Lawlur, Mndniuo Welxjr.
find Miss Lllllhrldgo mid MUs Flanagan, tho
Misses l Iynu played n iluot on tho piano,
Miss I'erry gavo n recitation nud Mr, O'Shen
a cornot solo, Refreshments wero nerved by
tho Indies, and tho timo wns very onjoynbly
, Col. O. B. Skinner, was very pleasantly sur
prised Inst Sunday afternoon by his friends
of tho Hod IMblxm club who presonto 1 him with
a magnificent portrait of hluisolf, hnudsomoly
framed, nsu mark of their ostein and regnrd.
Tho portrait wits suspended In tho room mid
covered, nud when tho "Bishop" stepped Into
tho hall ho wns called forward, and after n
bhort presentation Rpoech tho covei wns re
moved and tho picture formally presented.
It Is needless to bay thnt tho Colonel was over
come, nud could but x nls thanks.
Tliim to do llniui).
IIo I fear I mn wearying you with ray
proy conversation. You look u llttlo tired.
She Oh, no, indeed; I was only thinking
Low very tired you must lie, N
Juy CoiiIiI'h Autograph.
Jay Oould's nutogrnph brouglit JC100 To
London last veck.
It was nt the i nd of n check for f.WC
Mnko your huslmud happy by presenting
him with a fluo hinoklng sett or a box of im
ported cigars. Ed Young, HttO O strcn't,
keeps tho llnost lino in tlio city. Sign of tho
If J ou nro troubled with rheumatism or
kindred diseases go to Dakotn Hot Springs
for sure cure or great Iienellt. Kxcursion
ticket on salo nt Klkhorn ollleo, llfl South
A. Hurlbut & Co., tho clothiers, nro giving
nwny a lino horso and buggy valued at f 1,000,
nud every person buying $10 worth of goods
geten ticket In tho drawing, which tnkea plnco
If you wnnt to seo tho InUwt and prettiest
'designs In Jewelry go to HalletU, 112.1 O
street. Ho has Just nvoivisl mi Invoice of
olegnut goods that cannot bo surpassed in tho
west. His prices! lire always below those of
his coiniHitltoi's vhllo his stock Is larger iwid
iluer than any similar Block In tin, city. You
will miss it if you purchase elsowhero lieforo
soolng him mid getting prices. H will not lw
under sold by any ouo which is evidenced by
his heavy trade.
To the Traveling iulillo.
l'lenso noto that a snporb lino of FHKE
CIIAIH CAHHisuowruii butwoon Lincoln
mid Chicago on trains Nos. fl and No. 0; nlso
thnt sleeping enr barths or drawing rooms on
tho "dyers," Not 1 and 'i may lw rosHrved in
lulvanco nt City Ticket Ollleo, corner Tenth
mid O StreoU. A. 0. .laMKit,
City I'aswuor A'ent.
Low Itutnitto California.
Tho California excursions via thu Hurling
ton route (tho scoulo lino of America) have
iwcoiiia so popular ns to nociwilUiUi a train of
this kind oyory wook. Donvor, Colorado
Springs, Miinltou, Iloyal Oorgo, Mm-shall
J'n&s, Illaek Canon of tho Oiimilknii mid Salt
Uko city nro all on this mute. Full pirtlcu
lars inaylw obtained at city ollleo, corner O
olid Tenth street, or ut depot.
Tho new time table of tho It. mid M. went
Into rirect Tueslay. Tho fast train west
leaves forty minutes latr, tho noon trnis an
hour mid twenty minutes later, Tim latter
train has boon running only as far ns Mo
Cook, but will run on to l)eiiver,heroafler.
Tho morning train to Grand Island mid
Ilrokeu How will leave ntfct! I.' IiisUnuI of
The llmtilco train leaves at 'J p. in. Instead
of I. !A"p. in,
Tho Atclilsob train will leave nt Ms 40
p. m. Instead of 11:30 n. in.
Tho regular train from Chicago will nr
live nt M:ttJp. in. Instead or llsliO a. m.
The Nebraska City train "111 arrive at li 10
p. in. Instead of ll:40n. m.
Tho train from Ciluinbus will nrrlvo nt
M:15p. m. instead of llsOn. in.
Tho Imlf a.st four tram to Ashland has
Ixxin taken oIL Tassengei-H will lw taken to
that city by tho Omaha train which connect
at Ashland with the I'lattsmouth train.
Tho Union Pnclllo runs no Sunday train
into this city, nnd but one each way during
Mr. Von der Alio, tho gentleman of might
in base liall circles, is off on n F.uroixMin tour.
Lip Pike, once n favorite on tho diamond,
Is looking for an engagement next season.
Detroit's "pretzel" pitcher, wants 5,000
for next season. It is safe to say ho won't
Sulllvnn of lust year's Topokn club has
signed for next senson with Hlrmlnglmm, of
which team "VIton Goldshy is manager.
Now York will have enough pitchers next
season. Koofo, Welch, Crnno, Titcomb,
Qeogo mid Slnttery Imvo Iroii already signed,
Hi-oughton, tho grent backstop of tlio Mil
wnukees last yenr, will prove a good addition
to Detroit's catching talent. Ho will catch
Tho Conwnys nro grent for pitching talent.
One of that naino will olllclato for Detroit,
ono for Host on, nnd last but not tho lenst tlio
great "Jim" Conway, of last year s Toeka,
for Kansas City.
Hon. Young has lieen doing some good urn
piring on tho coast. It Is said ho promises
writing a Iwok on thnt subject. Tho salaries
of tho association umpires for next season
nro: Onlllroy, SiNK) ; Doeseher, 2,:t00 ;
Ferguson, fa.'JOO ; McQuade, t'J.lKX),
Clarkson will likely play in Hostou next
yenr. Tho negotiations hnvo not lieen com
pleted j-et, but It Is said Rndbourno nnd a
cash Iwnus will Iki tho price It is not so
very many years since I tail wus considered
tho greatest pitcher, but his hand seems to
hnvo lost its cunning
Thurhdny evening Mr. nnd Mrs. I. C. Wise
entertained a number of friends nt thulr cozy
homo on K street near Twelfth. The enjoy
ment of the evening was principally that of
dancing, nnd enrds, with music, both Instru
mental nnd vocal intermingled. About
eleven o'clock refreshment wero served after
which dnnclng wns inaugurated again mid
kept up until midnight.
Tho nffnlr was In honor of three young In
dies who nro at present visitors In the city.
Tho honored gnest vtoro Miss Addlo Hloom,
daughter of Senator and ox-Mayor Hloom of
Iown City, Miss Goldlierg of Chicngo mid
Miss Sarah RosenWg of Omaha.
A I'riiKroixliu ldiclire.
Wcdiiesdny evening tho pleasant homo of
Mr. and Mm. J. O, Whlto wns tho scene of a
very pleasant six-handed progressive euchre
party, given In honor of .Mrs. White's sister
Miss Helen Million, Tho evening wns n do
llghtful ono; tho now moon bhouo brilliantly
nnd tho occasion for going to nnd from the
party was in itself much toward lining an
evening of rare onjoyliont. Hut when tho
guest wero rieoivcd nnd welcomed, nud tho
fascinating euchre was introduced, tho real
pleasure was commenced. Thero wero eight
tables nnd nt each a merry p irty wns doing
tho scioutllle work of handling tho paste
boards. Finally, as In all things, mi end came
to card playing mid the winners of the roval
prizes (there wero no Ixxibles) wero Mrs. Huek
stair nud Mr. Hob Muir.
Alxiut eleven o'clock when enrds had lioeii
laid nsldo each table was supplied with dainty
refrcbliincnts which wero duly enjoyed niter
such nu evening of "hard work." The follow
ing is a list of tho invited guest:
Mr. nnd .Mrs. II. P. Foster, Mr. nnd Mrs. F.
L. Sheldon, Mr. nnd Mrs. I). D. Muir. Mr. and
Mrs. Huckstaff, Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Stout,
Mr. nnd Mrs. L. C. Hurr, Mr. nnd Mrs. C. II.
Itnhoir, Mr. nnd Mrs. Geo. Klfer, Mr. and Mr.
II. It. Coryel of Omaha. Misses Howell. Hnw-
klns, Stout, Hello nnd Alien Onkloy, Lntta,
Lulu and Dnisy Clarke, Grunlnger, Futiko,
Nellie Hiium. Lllllbridce, Carter. Dorrls.
Hammond, Hooper, Hardy, Arnold of Omnha
Mason of Kansas City. Tilllo Furst. nnd
Mossrs Zehrung, Haum, Forosman, Hardy,
Hob Muir, Toniplotou, West, Carrothors
Wnito, Cameron, Joo Inihoff, Lou Wissel,
Lowe, Aaron Huckstaff, Klngsloy, Clarko, 1),
E. Thompson, llwnrds, A. H. Smith, W. H.
McArthur, W. F. White, I). C. Jackson, J. T.
Million, II. J. ltynn, Shelby of Omaha, Will
The l'lrt'inen'M Dance.
Tho Hrotherhood of lxxximotlvo Firomon
held n very pleasant dance ntTemplohnll last
evening. With n good crowd present nnd ox
cellent musio furnished, nil enjoyed themsol ves
to tho utmost.
Tlio hnll wns lionutlfully doorntod, with
fistoms of overgoeen hanging from comer to
cornor and intertwined in various pretty
designs, with white nnd colored Innterns bus
ix'iided hero nnd thero. Abavo tho musician's
platform wns n tasty iMinnor with tho name
of tho Hoi Hive lodgo, with tlio number at
tached. Tlio nttondnnce ns quite lnrgo nnd
the time delightfully spent.
Miss Hiehadson of lied Cloud, who has
Ik-oii visiting in Lincoln returned homo Wed
nesdny accompanied by Miss Etta Hiilhurt
who will lw Sliss nichardsous guost for sev
And tho colder weather nro now rapidly np
pronclihig. The Joyful season is eagerly nn
ticitisl by tho young folks in thousands of
llOllles: but 111 llenrlv nil tlinrnnrontin nr mnm
older ones ti u'liom ilwi null) whvihi moi n...
storms mean reiumed suffering from rhomnt-
looacKBor limits, it is not claimed that
Hood's SarsapnriHa Is a positive specific for
rlioumntisin; wo doubt if there was or can lie
such a remedy. Hut tho remarkable succors
Hixxl's Snrsaiuirilln linu IimiI In i-lii, tl.i
llffLS'tioil Is Slltllelellt rivisn fop llmvii u !. ..
Buffering Ui try this jiecullnr mwlicino.
How 81m (tot V.tvw it MHipUeeir.
A Hnrlciii lady bought a nlr of hoso In n
sninll store for which she paid $1. When sho
nvichisl homo she iliscovorvd that Iheii) wasn
hole In tho heel of ono of them. Tltiw daj's
afterward, when slio had occasion to nss tho
tort, sho returned tho hose, onylngs "There
is a hole In the heel of ouo of those stockings.
I wUh you would exrhange them."
Tho ntorokeoor examined them midhnndixl
them back, sayings "My tear lady, vo enn
not exchnngo dem. You should hnf rctiinirl
(loin Immediately. You can darn dot holo
Tho Indy indignantly took up tho stockings
nnd started out, when licrstcw weronrrewtod
by tho proprietor calling out:
"Mrs. Uroun, cxeuso me, but thnt dollar
thnt you gnvo mo had a holo In it."
"Is that sol Well, sir, you can Just dnrn
tho hole up. (lewd day, sir." Now York
Mjeillng from V.teerlenre.
Miiw Hlniii'lin -Have you mailo nny con
quests this summer!
Mlsii Lillian Oh, yes; Mr. Jones proposed
tho dny lieforo wo eaino away.
Miss Hlnucho Doesn't ho jiop tho question
In tho most awkward manner Imngiunblef
Thoyineotas stningerH. Life.
Hull Your lee.
That was n lirilllnut suggestion of i corro
fpondent that boiling is n sum preventive of
Ico infection. What n happy thought! And
so strange that nolxxly over thought of it
Ixjforo! Itoll your Ice. How simple, tlio sug
gestion! Just how you nro to make tho ico
contribute to Its original purposo nftcr Itoll
ing It is somewhat dlClcult to bco. Hut never
mind n llttlo matter Ilko tliat; first Ixill your
Ico, then you nro safe fnm tho ravages of
hidden disease Philadelphia Tolegrapli.
A Dcnervlng Cane.
Omnhn Dnine Well, what's tho matter
now? Wouldn't that tramp eat tho crust I
told you to glvo him!
Little Son Not yet. Ho wants mo to ask
you for soma wnrin wnter and soap so ho enn
wash himself lx'fore onting.
"Sake nllvol IIo does! Go tell Jnno to
show him to tho bath room nnd ask him to
stay to dinner. Omuha World.
He AViih No Horsn.
First Small Hoy (whllo Santa Clnns Is dis
tributing presents to tho Sunday school)
Don't look nt Santa Claus so hurd, Jimmy
Second Small Hoy Why notf
First Small Hoy Hccauso jia said today
you ought not to look n gift horso in tho
Second Small noy Humph I Santa Claus
Is no horse. Judgo.
A Kovoro Test.
"If I should tell you, dear," ho Bald, "thnt
my lovo for you had grown cold; that I had
ceased to caro for you, nnd that tho happy
timo when I shnll claim you ns inv owncst
own will never, never bo, would it lenllybo
t VI IUI IU J If II, Hill lllll
"Yes, Goorge," shyly admitted tho girl, "it
would lxjn breach of promise trial." Now
Why IIo r.olilib-il?
Mnglstrnto (totrntnp) Tlio policeman say
you wero acting in u disorderly manner.
Trniup I was gobbling, your honor.
Magistrate What do you go nbout tin
streets gobbling for?
Trump I can't help It, your honor; P vo hnd
nothing but turkey three times a dny for
over two weeks. Eioch.
Nuw Social (Same.
Ono siiortlve vagary played with cards a
deal of late Is known by the attractive title of
"Patent Medicines." Any number from ono
to n dozen can simultaneously particijiato In
this fascinating game. Tlio players sit ubout
a table, nnd nil tho cards uro dealt. Each
player then chooses the name of some patent
modcilno mndo known through extensive ad
vertising; tho more lengthy and ridiculous the
better for mirth-provoking purposes. All tho
players being supplied with such iinuies, ouch
places Ids card face downward upon thu table.
Tho K)int is to capture ull thu enrds Kssb)o,
nnd the iici-soii bankrupting all tho rest, of
course, w ins tho gniiio. Supjioso A and 11 are
playing in tho clrclo. A has taken tho mime
of Dr. Pettlhono ltriggs' PnloGrcenCod Liver
Oil, nnd It has chosen the tltlo of tho six
Northerland Hi others' Mustache Vigor. (The
names, however, must bo those of well known
patent medicines.) A turns over Ids tp card
and places it face upward. Supjxise It is nu
ace. If It turns Ids top curd in like manner
and that proves to lie nn nee, it behooven A
and II to shout out each other's patent medi
cine names, mid whosoever shout first takes
tho others cards which hnvo lieen turned over
Whenever two players disclose the same card
face upward each must call uikhi tho others
patent medicine nnino. When thero nro six cr
eight players it is by no ineuns easy in tlio con
fusion of turning cards hastily, to remember
those name. Intellectual iwistimo, oh f Com
bine amusement nnd instructtlou, ns Mr.
llanium wys of tho circus. Despite it shal
lowness, however, it enn be made exceedingly
funny. Try it in tlio homo clrclo when tho
folks next door como in of nn evening, mid
see if It Is not good fun.
Miss Nelllo Hiiymoud, nloeo of A. S. and
I. M. luiymond, left AVednesdny for hor home
in Charles City, Iowa. Miss Raymond sjxuit
thu past two or thrc' rc 'im ery pleasantly
In tho ("ipitnl cit . . ' . h,r vivacious
nnd engaging innin.iu - , .,. i mv frieuds.who
will lie pleased to Imvoher ivtuui soon ngnln.
They know Just how to plooso yon with
oysters In every stylo nt Hrowu's Now Vienna
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MSIC AND THIS DHAKA.
AMERICAN AMUSEMENT AFFAIRS.
I.lre In the I'rorrnsl diallers Mindrnl
ami llrimiHltis Niilcn Aliout I'lajeiK
Only u f,,r kIumI midleiiee greeltNl,l, II.
Polk ntlh' riinUo Wnliiewlny evening, In ws
tlincoiiKsllnii mid his company In his lannti
nblenbsnnllty, "Mhisl Pickles." Polk as of
yoni lakes tho lending character of laughter
nnd nmujomeiit for Ids audience. Luclnda was
iiii'i'j'uliW eharacler and thu part of Mr.
Himhii v,iiHxntrned Inn innunertlmt show
isl the (leUir to lw ono of more than ordinary
ability. The Imhuuw of Hie company Mas
KinnI, nud the piece although II gave genenil
satisfaction would lmo bis'ii pnxlueoir with
nioie vlinhad tho house Ix'eu larger, for II
Is a well known fact that n company nhwijn
plays lxtler with a huge nudleiice limn n
small one, but the night wns un extraonllnary
co d (inn mul prcpari tlous going on about
town for the holidays was the causo of tho
luck of attendance.
The grand sins'laeuhirpiixluet Ion of Then
ilorn nt the FiinUu last night was one of the
iK'stllmt hits Uvn heen In the city in years.
ThoHcciio was laid in Ilyzanlulm In the year
A. D. WW, mid afforded magnificent stage
and nivtmd that chmacler ccnter.t! tho chief
Interest of Hie piece, a Ins Olcott hasjnueh
iiuprovml In herdramatlopoer since her last
apiearanee heiv, and In "Theodora," she lias
n play that brings Into uctlon all the drnmalle
power she KMtii. Her delineation of tho
character was nil that one could wish, ni.d
much Impressed ,.. millence. The supxirU
iiigcouiNiny was very gixxl, tho costumes i Ich
nud beautiful, mid the in fie rn dcene eiitinn
This evening tlio Lilian Olcott eouixwry
will present "Ingonmr," one of Miss Ohott's
HtroiiKiWplnyH. The ivpiitatlon of tho com
pany and Mio play will bosulllclentlollll tho
house. AHwhosaw Miss Olcott last oeiilug
will wnutitoHcohcr in "Ingouinr."
.KXT WIIKIv'H ATTIlAlTlON.
The l'unke will bo ocu every night next
wook, the attraction being the colobmtisl
HmtholoaiewN Equine Paradox. The merit
of this slinw Is well known to tho lovers of
horse flesh mul the admirers of tho educated
quiidriixs. In this combination npcniB
twenty beautiful oducatisl hoiws, who go
thiough various tohsi mid movement that
not only please tho nudleiice but call forth
Tho names of Prof. Hartholoiiiew's horses
are : Huchephulus, Prince, Poie, Liiom Hall,
Hlnel; Hnll, Hiutus, Caewir, Sprite, Alxlnll
alia, Chevalier, Miistnug, Gold-Dust, Major
Draco, '.Melllo thu ladles favorite," Heuuty,
the niiilo Ilnniey, Petite, tho donkey Judgo,
and Salailln, tlio smallest horso on eaitli.
Tlioy will Ixi on exhibition after next Mon
day Morning in their jmlaeo cur at Union
deixit. -K.very Ixxly is Invited to seo them
Bpecinllv the Indies mid children. The horses
eatenndyand cake and oxiect their Christ
The eiiteitalinnent nffords nn evening of
rnro plensuro mid shows what kind treat
ment mid a llttlo care will do for n dumb
brute. Thu prices have been put down to
special holiday rates, S5, !rt and fill cents, nnd
will surely bosulllchnt inducement to fill the
lioiiso every night. A grand mnllnco will
Im) given Wisluesdny mid Haturdny mid a
street parade each day at eleven o'clock.
A Clilnnmnu in Now York is named TnliU
Tahk. It is not stated, but wo supxso he U
n lwrbcr. Norrlstown Herald.
Tho Ago of Woman Is tho title of a forth-
! coming magazine Wo venture the prcdlC'
tlon thnt the editor will not dare to give It
awny. Iioston Post.
Tho Hlnghamtoii Republican says thnt a
PolohiniiKsl Hentzlstozskl recently settlod a
few iiilleu out from thnt city. From tho
Jaggod apixvirauco of Ids naino, wo should
tako him to Ikj n section of n lmrbed wiro
fence, rather than a iiola Norrlbtown ner
nld. Pittsburg, Pa., hns a bnrlicr who talks
through his noso, nnd this enables his mouth
to snatch a llttlo rost Burlington Free Pross.
Ten incendiary attempts Imvo lxxm nmdo
to burn n small town in North Carolina dur
ingthojinst tlireo months. Tho town has
two drum coriw. No other cause for tho in
cendlnry attempts is known. Norrlstown
A young man who wns examined for an
appointment us a department clerk camo
across this question: "Whnt states and ter
ritories would you cross in going from New
York to tho Pnclllo Const r IIo d ain't know,
nnd so ho wrote: "None. I would go around
by Cniw Horn." Exchnmro.
Among tho leading uud representative bus
iness houses of tho city is that of HVtts &
Sowell, No. KM) O street. On the first of
April of this year theso gentlemen sumsxltsl
to tho business of Mr. Thos. Sowell, ono of
our oldest and most rciqicctod citizens, mid
tho new firm has more than kept up the re
putation, acquires! by Mr. S, in his long
years in business, for keeping none but the
liest nnd freshest groceries. Both Mr. Belts
Mr. Sew ell lire well quiililKd by exX'rieneo
to conduct such a trade as theirs has grown
tolxj, a statement amply substantiated by
their increasing business. Their stock Is
complete in every detail and consists of
everything kojit in i llrst-claxs grocery btore.
In securing your supplies for tlio holidays or
for tho winter, it will jiay you to call on
them, Iii8oct their goods nnd irot their prices,
which are ns low ns first-class stnples enn lo
As tho Joyful season of Christmas approncii
os, tho young folks speculating as to whnt old
Santa will bring them, the children daily
wishing for tho arrival of tlio timo honoris! i
guest, nnd nil the world seems to shout a won!
of wolcomoto tho coming festivities, it Is but '
right nud proper that wo make the prellmlu !
nry stops now to celebrate in n lxeomlng
manner this, thu most eventful holiday in the '
ehrlitlnn yenr. It is the timo when presents ,
nru exchanged, tokens of love and friend- j
ship nro given and received, and it Is pel -
llluXflllT tl) tllll IIVItl-ilfr.1 ibimnii t,i.!.i ,. b...... I
whnt may lie most appropriate for a present.
In n few words, let in ndd, thnt Mr. It.
O'Neill, tlio Jeweler on Tenth street, has the
most complete Hue of lino holiday goods
shown in Lincoln this season, and it would
not Iki doing yourself Justice, wero you to
mnko a selection before first going to see his
stock. Itwud his adv. elsowhero in this issue.
Heeeplloii to lllnliop lloimeiim,
Notwithstanding the fact Hint the weather
wils bitterly cold, hundreds of ooplo tin mil
out to welcome IllOiop Domicilii! to (he city.
Thostngowiis very pieltlly wdiind llllodwlth
leading incu uf city mid stale. Ex-flovernor
I'm tins pii'sldisl hi the nWiico of Gov.
'IJImyer, who was slek. To tho left of Mr
Furnas sal Bishop lloimcum, on the light
Bishop OVounor of Omaha mid other emi
nent clergymen of the Cut hullo cliuMi. Ex
Gov. Furnas made a few ivmiiilts on taking
the chair, In which he warmly welcomed Ihe
bishop. Secretary Sutton nnd several letlem
or regret, Mr. L. W. Bllllngsloy following
with nn address of welcome on Ixilmlf of Ihe
mayor, council mid oily of Lincoln,
After some excellent iinulo by Hie If. of P
band, Secretary Hutton dellveiisl nu rlixpti nt
mklress of welcome on liehnlf of SI. Theresa
church and tho see.
Bishop Hiiiicinu replied In n very plisislng
address, thanking all for the genuine waruilh
of the welcome ho had received. As honnwo
to Kienk little Mnry MoIaiighllu tilpHd
across the stnpi and piisenbsl him, im Ih
Imlf of the ladles of ht. Thuresn's church,
with ii U'ailtlful basket of Mowers.
Bishop O'Connor of Omaha, nud ,v. Alex
Allen, Bis'lor of Holy Trinity Episcopal
church, followed hi welcoming iiddreHsos.
The Catholic xsple are to lj rongratuliitisl
on the hcloctlim of Lincoln ns n ssi city,
mid that It will add materially to the welfare
of thu church Is tlio Chuiiikh'h earnest hope.
Tlio isxiplo of the city did themselves es
pecially proud In the generous welcome ex
temlisl, and tho bishop lias "received a good
Idea of Lincoln hospitality.
Tho iMMtollloo depaiiuienl Is badly iiikIioI
with the Itillux of Christinas bundles mid
INiekngeH, If you don't get your pnior or
geuei al mall promptly don't "kick," thode
piiitment is doing Its Ix-st to accoimiKxIato
A Itlpo (;lictiiiit.
Our youngest editor of The Flresldo Is
orlglnnl if tho rest nru not, Soniu timo ago
a tooth iHvomlng loose lio was taken to a
dentist who picked It out, nnd yesterday tho
yomid Ed. camo i mining to Ids mother with
"Oinaiiial sool lgot miotlicr rlMi toothl"
An Orlfflnul Theory,
A llttlo -1-yenr-old boy wns standing nt
the window wntclilug thornln, which, much
to his disgust, kept him Inthehouso. Turning
to Ids mother, with puckered brows, hosalds
"I guess God took a drink nnd forgot to turn
tho water off. Now York World.
On the Way to Ilroolil.wi,
A sunburned old fellow with nn oilcloth
traveling bag was sitting on u Iwncli In tho
Fulton ferry house tho other dny.
Suddenly ho uroso from Ids seal, hecostcdn
passing gentleman, nnd Inquired:
"Eh kin you tell mo what timo tho boat
"Why, there's boat leaving ovory few
minutes or so," wns thoreply.jv
"Everj" fow minute cr so, Jioyiny'l whut's
tho reason this boat doii'tTiuirClIioTri''
"XV'y this 'em boat."
"Man nil vol This ni 1't t'w h; t thtaia tho
"Yew don' ay ,l" ,'owSy ojarul.-itod
tho suiiburiKsl old fr'.o r. "Too fcrr.v hounol"
ho went on, with n f..-ik'i rr Ah. "An1 lioro
Pvo Ixxn n waitln'll'iv" hmirsior tlio blamed
thing to start lor Hr-xi. l-.ui"
And ho rubbed iil-i l.ln rc'Ctlvely nnd
walked on. Drako'rfTinvelurs' Mngiulno,
Says Thu Arizona Howler: "A despntch
has Just como to us over our special wiro from
New York, saying thnt tho French peoplo
hnvo elected a man named Sadlo Carrot ns
president. It looks ns though there must bo
some mistake In thu transmission of his unmo;
but ns wo pay big moiioy for our sjieclnl nows,
wo enn't nfford to throw It nwny on r.ccount
of n llttlo inlstako In tho nnmo. So wo
shovo her in with tho single lemark that it la
IxHtor to Imvo a Carrot for n president than
a dead bent for n son-iu-lnw. In this way wo
ngnin worn a live beat on thu galoot 'Tho
Rlpsnortcr.' Whoojxjol Now is tlio timo to
subscrilxj." Now York Tribune,
Ainorlrn's g four.
Princo of Wales Mamma, allow mo to
present you to Mr. Blnluo of America.
Victoria Happy to meet him.
"And Hits Is Mr. Gould."
"Glad to see you, sir."
"And this is Mr. Cody."
"I hnvo had tho honor of meeting Mr.
Cody lieforo, my son, but whit menus this
omlsslonl Where Is Mr. Sullivan!"
"IIo wouldn't como." Omnhn World
r.roiiomy I Wealth.
Llttlo Iky Schnumburg having fallen and
raised u lump on his forehead, somelxxly sug
gested to his mother that she press a silver
dollar on tlio bruises! place, which would
cmtso tho swelling to sulfide.
"llcpoccn," wild Moso Schnumburg, "you
don't need n wholo tollnr. Schxst press n
nhnluf a tollar dot bump on. Vat for j-ou
vant to Indulge In fcomnnyoxtravngaiiecsr"
A flatter of Iliinlneu,
Young Wlfo My dear, you ought not to
hnvo purchased such an elegant suit of
clothe. It Is entirely tx costly for your In
come nnd you certainly ought to know It,
Young Iliislmid I got them on credit,
"But I had to hnvo them."
"To Keep up my credit,' Omnhn World.
It Winn't Hid HiioiirIi.
Mrs. Penchblow Vnse How long lias your
bill been running
Collector Two months, ma'am, nnd I
Mrs. Penchblow Vnso Only two months!
Tnko It nwny. I novcr look nt anything that
Is not old. I nm n collector of nutlque, Chi
Itiuirri'lliii? with 111 1'ood.
Duinloj' (timidly, for ho is liehind with his
lxxird)-l-cr think, Mrs. Hendricks, that
tliU milk is a trifle sour.
Landlady (fivsinr;ly .Jnno, pass .Mr. Dum
ley tlio mgnr New York Sun.
Passenger (on street car, alarmed)
Madam, do you feel n (It coming onl
Mad im (hnughtlly) No, sir; I'm trying to
And my jxxkot. Now York Sun.
A Note of Admiration.
iSflisj J !iivr am.-.
T- r .".....n
"I don't know her uamo, Mercutlo, but
sho's n la-la," Life.
The I.lme Kiln Club.
Judgo Ojieiiliousu Cnblff. .chairman of tho
committee on moteorologlcnl dlsturliaucos.
retorted that thu thermometer Invented
especially for tho olub by Professor Mosos
Clliigstouo, of St, Iuls. bud not been found
up to his warrant. During tlio heated term
In August It registered from 8 to 10 dogs, bo
low rem right along, nnd during tho cold
wave of Novemlxjr it innrked SJSO degs. abovo
rem for several days In succession, It had
been greased with licar's oil, boiled In milk
mid linked In the oven, but there It was nt
that moment on thu wall, registering ovor
100 degs, Mow zero. IIo didn't supixxw that
a difference of 20 or "-' degs. in either heat or
cold made nny great differeiico to nny mom
Ixir, but such n wiilo margin us had lxon
ivconled wns tilling It on rather too thick.
Ho recommeniUtl Unit It ho enst nsldo, nnd
Hint Professor Clingstone bo uollilid to re
move It within thirty days.
On motion of Shindig Wntklus, who Is in
venting n colored man's thermometer him
self, the risMimmeuilatlou wns adopted.
Judge Cadaver had Imsjii sitting on tho
islgu of his htixil for the limt ten inl'iuten, and
ns noon ai tho nlxivo liuslness wns illNK)sed of
ho nroso uud olfunsl tho following resolu
tion: "Ilosolvod, Dnt wo condemn dn wisdom of
do iKillcy which luductsl thu American colo
nies to frow off do British yoke,"
Tlio slli'iieo for tho next mlniito wits deep
euo'jgh for nsleamlxiat drawing twenty-two
feet of water. Brother Gardner looked down
upon tho smiling Judgu nud triisl to eny
soniDthlnj', but not a word would como. Ha
then motioned to Glvmdnm Jones, Saroa
parilla Smith nud Sundown Davis to tako
liltu out of I lioltxlgo iixim uud do witli him
as they I bought Ix-st, IIo went out with
thorn, and wiih seen no mom during tho
ovenlng. Tho trio returned In nlxitit toil
minutes, each ouo favoring Ids light log,
nud tho mutter was dii.iiils.scd.
Tlio Hon. Cavendish Cahoot then nroso to
nsk for Information. 'Was tho mm drawing
higher thu ivirtht lio hnd heard It wns, but
didn't projKiw to accept tho statement with
out having it aillrmed by thu club,
-.-.".Brmldnr CiUHXit,", hn. yi B9t any butter,
to melt In euiw do sim nm drawin iilghorr'
nsLcd tho priwldout.
"Uxi you laid In nny oxtrn conl to propar'
fur do eim gwino furdor awny!"
"Don you sot down I Jlst let do sun nlono.
Doan' worry nlxiut him. A chap who still
owes (20 on Ids spring clothes hns no occa
shuu to git unrvotis olier either du sun or
Tlio librarian, undismayed by tho fato of
Cahoots, nlso desired to mako Inquiry.
Should soclnletiiiuetto provnll among thoso
gnthcrwl In tlio library of nn ovcnlngl
"Yes, to somo extent," replied tho presi
dent. "Nolxxly need wpieezo his hoofs outer
bhnpo to keep 'cm out of sight, but In enso
unyliody nplts on uuylxxly ulsu's biitcs lio will
lie 'sfxU'd to make a few remarks in an
apologetic tono. 1,'t us now nlxluct to our
homes." Detroit Free Press.
First Ilcjiorter What day does Christmas
como on this yenr!
Second Ilojwrtor Sundny.
"Tlmt's lucky. Thero won't 1k so much
going on nnd wo won't Imvo to work much
linrdcr thnn usual. " Omnlui AVorlil.
A Debtor's MUtnhe.
Dollmpient I think, Ixiy, thnt In present
ing this bill so often you am causing mo un
Bo3' Dnt ctln't unduo, sir. Do boss says ltts
overdue. Now York Sun.
"I cannot ki) yes, Walter. I shall always
bo a sis"
"SUter to mor No, you won't."
"Yes, Walter; your brother Charier pro
posed to mo Inst night aud I accepted him.
Try the Nuw Line.
Tho I'nlon Pnclllo Im Inaugurated n now
service between LliKihi,ToK'ka nnd Kansas
City andlmsphusslfixsiiii'ilrcarion tlionew
train, having Lincoln nt8:2.l p. m. and arriv
ing hi Kansas City nt 0 a. in., making eho con
nectiong In tlio union depot with nil Hum for
the enst nud south,
St, 1'niil unit the Northwot.
Point in tlio nlxivo dIrtctions are reached
lxst by tlio Elkhoni vnlloy line. Connections
nro sure and tho lino most direct. Get tickets!
nt lift South Tenth street or depot, corner S
nud Eighth srectts.
Tho lntost nnd Ut tiling out la the Elkliorn
Valley nnd Chicago nnd Northwestern poLiou.
sleeping car lino nmnlng dally K'tween Uqx
coin nud Chlcngo, Berths assigned Indi
vnnco of a trip, If desinsl, nt ollleo, lift South,
enth street an I depot, cornor S nud Eighth
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