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CAPITAL CITY COURIER
Vol,. 3. No. 7
LINCOLN, NlCHWASKA, SATUKDAY, JANUAKY4M, 1RBB
NEW YORK BEAUT1KS.
hsFAIR DELLE3 OF THIS WINTER'8
"Sketches or Rome of tlm Young Women
Who Attract Moit Attention In tli
Drawing ltoom of tho Illg City's
i women nro niter
rating to every
body. Tlicro ara '
vmnny beautiful '
fjyouug women in
Now York ioctatv
tills winter, and of
mem an, ono wno
clnffets to know all
about It Intoly s
lectd those here
pictured m repre
itan Itcllcs. They
nrn nil nnmnrrbvl
but ono. and all belong to that realm
region of mystery to millions called society.
Miss Mny McClellan is tho only daughter
of tho mnn who drovo Leo out of Maryland
t Antlotnm. Slio is largo nnd fair, with a
ttntclincss that harmonizes wi th her physique.
Until tho general's death tho family lived at
Orange, N. J. BInco then Mrs. nnd Miss
McClellnn havo livwl abroad, whonco Miss
McClcllan has occasionally 6out a bright loi
ter to tho press in America.
Miss Fanny Pryor, daughter of Gen.
Roger A. Pryor, is from tho ninny south,
mndof a faintly troo so ancient nnd so woll
prcscrvod thnt it has passed inspection at tho
court of Vienna, the most cjcncting court in
Etiropo. Miss Pryor wok presented to bo-
doty last summer at Narrngansott Pier.
Miss May M. Urtidy, tho elder daughter of
Judgo Jolm It. Brady, of Now York, is by
many regarded tho most beautiful girl in
TTCW York KOolfltV. TTor fant.lrna urn romil..
fccreyoBof bluo gray and largo nu J expres
'iva Hor manners, though dignified, ore
4 $& t it
NEBRASKA CITY NEWS.
A tlnsslpy Society Lot tor 1'rotn h Courier
This beautiful city on tho hanks of the Illg
Muddy Is resplendent withnll It w Inter glory,
nnd tho winter iqiorts are enjoyed to their utmost.
Tho tolKggan slli! It iniiiilug hi full blast
and tho club Is u success. Sleighing jwirtles
nro out oery evening enjoying this exhllornt
eddtnirM nro Innismiitntv l. m..,,!.,.., .i-n..
lho girls nm gaining courago and taking nil
vantage of their ono year in lour. Ono of
our prominent young ladles proved to n
doctor, and ho ' was so sorry, but he'd have
to ask ma." Ma until 111!, ll.lil tlm rrlrl I. .,1.1,..,.
- , . ..... n,B , s , V....V.
going to comnilt suicide or propose to another
There nro certainly queer xrsoiingc and
characters worthy of study in every commu
nity, and tho eccentricities of some are w oi thy
of noto. Dr. K , ono of our leading phy-
slolans, may Isjclassd with these. Ho Is a
man of 70 years and has a grip that would do
crodlt to a man of S15. Up has a weakness for
collecting ockot-books, knlvtw, thimbles mid
watches, and will recite you a ploeo of jioetry
for n thimble and sing you n song for a knife
or u jiocket-liook. H0 always carries at least
live jiocket-books, "about twenty or nioro
knives, and a goodly supply of thimbles.
Last TllPSllnV I'VI'lllllI' una (1... ..,.....' ,.r II...
J --- n . v.iu v.i- iifiii .nu
llnest ball of tho season. It was a leap year
JMirty given by Mr. K. A. Drown, editor of
tho Press, to tho ladlos.oaeh of whom was ex-lK-ctd
to ongngo the coniany of n gentle
man. The nrnirrniiia wnm nf ..... .......
design, nnd contained nuinliers which were
thoroughly enjoyed by all. Ono side of the
interleaf presented tho smiling countonanco
of Mr. K. A. II.. nnil tlm ntluif ti... r.iii..n i....
"" -""I-I U .LIIIUMIII
1. Tho gentleman w Iiomi boquet Is not crushed
in tho first danco will bo a witness to tho
met tliat lio has lieeii held with propriety.
J. No gentleman thall cross the floor without
u muy uiiciiuaut.
'i. If a gentleman gDes for a glass of water
unattended by a lndy ho will at onco bo de
clared out of order' ami bo caiuiel!ed to bo
I. Gentlemen aro oxjiectcd to bo languid, to
drop their handkerchief as often as posxlblo
and mako frequent calls for water, and bo
have In tho most ladylike manner in nil
About fifty couples woro pi-osent, and the
Pkioic Kivic Oicnts
IX KOKKjCSN FIELDS.
A COUNTRY DRIVE IN OLD ENGLAND.
I'roin LoikIoii to Onllniiils, the Dili lous
of llu llulioor Yoi'U.
Written for Tiifc Coi'iiiKii.
0 HHK Knglnnd to ndviintnge ono
must get nwny from ondou, and
w nlk or drive o er her country roiuls
fltlll tlitillllfll lint- iri'imtl ..1.1 ..1.u M...I
ImihIiIo linr wiill.tllle.1 fiirtim nml umil. vlllntr.M.
- ' '.l.l.ftl .
Of our fntpieutdiiM-tntMiut Knglnnd none
gnvo us iikmo enjoyment than our coaching
party to OatlniidH.
It was tho residence of n former Duke of
Ynrlc, and Is about seventeen miles f-oin Im
ilon on the batiks of the Thames, It Is a few
miles from "Virginia Waters," tho latter tv
sort coniilstlng of a lovely lake In the midst
of a lino wood, a wrtloii of the Queen's Res
ervation In Windsor park. The walls of the
CfiMtlo mil m funiii In tint ilUtjiiuHi Tti.t nl.t
house and grounds of tho Duke are now leased
or a Kiimmer noiei.
Acccntlnir niiliivltntlon of n lrntiKi-inw mm.
trymaii of oui-s we Joined a party of ten. At
ten p.m. our great Kngllsh coach and four
starttsl from I'.iiiIh Court. Ijnnlnn A fur
shot t notes of the bugle ludicnted all ready
ami nu nnoani. wrntw aiitl annile Hiipiilles for
the inner mnn hnvillLr Ixs-ll stouml nunv In
tho Internal rvcesM's of tho coach, our whole
party found comfortable wits on tho top, in
cluding driver, groom nnd outrider. Care
fully making our wny through the crowded
streets, wo gradually cnino Uh)ii the open
country. Itwasn blight moonlight night
and the odor of the new mown hay mid the
fresh count ryalr, after a warm day In tho
city, made our ride exceedingly exhilarating,
Our spirits rose with tho invasion, and I
doubt If n merrier party of Americans had
ever invaded the Kngllsh highways Tho
merry coachman's horn sounded our ntmroach
to every village and hamlet The roads
bordered every w hero by hedge and shade
trees of almost every variety, gave pietur
eMlueness to tho landscape. The drive led us
through a succession of jiarks and lino coun
try seats, with splendid trees and holly hedg
es separating tho grounds, gardens nnd fields.
The houses all looked substantial uud very
antlniintisl. Tlm churi'lieu wmsi v..rv- im.l-
t . .. 'j i'..-j(
nearly all Ivy-covored, with well kept enclos
ures and neatly laid out burial grounds ml
"uuutiuiycoiipioHwero present, and tlia . joining. e passei a row tnatcliwl cottages
costumes of tho ladies were elegant, being , reminding us of tho scarcely lws primitive
Hell in tflXtlim ntlll lllfiTllnvtn tlm .1m.uu.....I. ' fttvlit nf tlm uiwl IwtMiu.M.tf nni,,vn.l, ..n..tHl..
...... .....j, ...j ,i,h v.. u ill vnniiii.n- . -.-" "- v. "-.. i. v...-.v.. uui xunwill UIIIIII-n
ci b uri, mj jieneciion. Among
were .Messrs. Klnsloy, .Magoou
mid Misses Fnnkii niwl r jitfn nf
Mr.Clem Choso nnd wifo of Omaha. . roads kept us busy jierched so high on our
Tho contest over tho will of tho lato Itoliert lofty coach, in keeping our hats from being
Hawko, by Win. Ilawko, has begun bofore brushed away. Hy 1 o.m. wo rmclied Out
Judge Maiies in tho probato court. Tho pro- hinds. Our gonorous entertainer bail ordonsl
visions of tho w 111 nro that If ho would abstain supper in tho Inrgo dining hull of tho Duko's
fmni tliii iioh nf lni..lnnil....il . ... ..l,..u. a i.i ..... .
i..iiiu. iki-i i. ii'iiuniiuiL; eiiieriaiiiiiieui.
more a huudivd or more lsiigtho height at
tained In California. They mvimsl vigorous
enough, and n'rlmw m the Inpseor iviituiies
nmy estnbllsh some claim to their imiviitiiini
ueiuniing at, one p.ui wo n-suiiusl our
jiMichliigdi Ho to "Virginia Water, " Tho
hotel s sltiiat.sl near the banks of a lovely
lake, (ho iiop,.(y of t, er.mii, and siimiun
djsl by a dense foivst which was laid out ami
planted In 1775 The house and giuiletis nil
Jolnliig are oMn tovlsltoi-sandou nmy have
your choice of eating under the vliui-cmnml
arlKintor within the hotel. The ehaiiiilug
weather and the bright roses decided us to
order lunch under tho shade. Those Kngllsh
country Inns an. ono of tlm (... n i....u ,. ..
' .. ... ......r.ir, n.i
canrecoinnienil for comfort and for their neat
nnd well-fill ufsh.sl meals.
WoretmiKsl to Oatlaiuls by a new road,
nlwnys In sight of elmniilng resldenetpnrks
i.ml gnnlens with such a wealth of sluulihory
and flowers as we could enjoy at, no other ssi
son. We tvaehtsl Oatlands under the blight
moonlight and strolhsl for nu hour under Its
charming groves Sight Msliig In Kngland Is
no easy woik, and after tho constant strain of
every iiiH.i,s seizing iixin every object of In
terest, we wereglnd tosis'k our couches for
iiiu iiiiv loiiimmir inn hit. fii in. ..I. ..r
,, -" r '! "i mil
outridir annoiincisl that wo worn all ready
for tho Start Wil t-tllrilil In l.iin,l.... I...
way afitleliiiiondtiud "ilushey I'aik" mid
tlirough the long avenu.'s of chestnuts, the
fluent Ks-lmcim in Knglnnd If not In the
world. Wo drew up for a brief" stop at the
"Htarnnd darter," a hotel fninons In Kug
land's annals, and even mom noted since
Charles Dickens eniied his "Pickwick I'a
lers,, From the toi race in Hie nnr of the
hotel the view Is very Hue, overlooking an
immense stivtch of line forest nnd richly-laid
out esitntes.iiiany of Kngland's choicest houies,
where the living and dead heroes were Ikii n.
Wo reached Imdoii at il p.m., after our llrst
view of Kngllsh country life.
Wo have not iliwin llu.,1 ilm ni.iin. I ........ I r.. t
isllilccson tho way, many of them hundreds
ui jmm oki, nu covensi wiiii ivy ami tho
moss of ages, every monument uud stone elo
quent of tho (past nchleveuients of buried
generations, urn! tho evidences on nil sides of
tho present living nnd Industrious rnevs of
men who havo carried rlvlllrntlnn HI, ..il
. ... . ....,,, ...... ....
its art nnd relluemuuts, not only to KugllNh
nomes, initio every cnm.i on which tho sun
DKNVKII IX JI!l)-VliTKII.
THE COLD CLIMATE OF THE ROCKIES
tho drcsKiuul.- stylo of tho sod houses of our wostern prairies,
ig thoso jirosent J A strange nilngllng of grandeur and slmpllc
ni nnd Zehrung, Ity, of lords and tenants, of rich uud jioor.
of Lincoln, and Tho branches of tho tiisjs overhanging tho
ltn.il... fnmlu lni.t llu linat i.i,li,ul u.i I.I..I. a. ......
AUCK LAWnKN'CK. nEIlTTIA nOBINSOir.
ImS. LE0.V nAIlVIEIl. KATnilTN B1UDT.
Miss Mabel Curtis presides over tho estab
lishment of her father, Mr. Jeremiah Curtis.
Her hair Is of tho Titlen tint, nnd contrasts
beautifully with her fresh complexion. Miss
Curtis has achieved consldorublo reputation
on tho amateur stage.
Miss Anna Van Nest is tho youngest
"daughter of Mr. Abraham It. Van Nest, who
entertains in a beautiful homo on Murray
Hill. It is said that Miss Van Nest will soon
desert tho ranks of tho young Indies of society
to enter thoso of tho married leaders.
Miss Pockwith Is tho daughter of Mr. N. M.
"Beckwith. Much of her llfo has been passed
"abroad, but whon at homo sho has been on
from tho US Of llltnTlnntlli,-ll,,,w.., ... .1 !....
nwwi to would receive his portion of tho
hnlf million. The coso Is an interesting one
and excites much comment as to tho result.
Several weddings of imiiortnnco occurred
mo inn,., nee, among wnicli was tho mar
riago of Miss Annie Calhoun, daughter of S.
H. Calhoun, revenue collector of Nobrasku,
to Mr. J. II, Clark, a prominent business mnn
of Kansas City. .;,
FAST LINE TO CALIFORNIA.
What the Union l'aclllo Hit Done
ward sjliortenliig tlm Time.
f5S5" Ik -S" SFi
- f i '. J''r'
and a brief stroll under tho moonlight shado
of tho grand old trees of tho park, our party
retired to splendid Usls and bed rooms, with
plenty of water, towels and other comforts in
far greater abundonco than Charles Dickens
iuuiiii in our noiois on ins nrst visit to Amer
1 ica; but our hotels have all improved since
J thoso days. It is truo that the furniture was
! old-fashioned but substantial, three times tho
I amount of material in them that wo aro no
I Customed to 1ISO. l'urlinlm tlilu lu luitt.ir Vv.
ery thing is heavy and substantial; tho can
dles and candlesticks reminded us of tho days
gone by, but as wo were all on a hunt after
antiquities wo were delighted with our sur
roundings everything so Kngllsh, you know.
Tho jinrk extends from Wnybrldge to Wal
ton, two miles, and from tho Thames to St.
Ueorgo'B hotel, three miles. Among the trees
wo uoiicoii was mo uircn, wnicli grows with
How It's Dona.
Iii these days of fast train service, of 'liv
ers," "limited," "cannon ball tralim ." et... it
Is certainly olensant to know Mint in tiw, mv
hi iiuiwiiy necnminodallouM wo aro not bv
lilii.l our friends of
wealthy east. The
cugo to New York have long been a sourco of ' T,, beech, tho pine, tho oak and tho chestnut
aro mo ircos most commonly ms'ii, We some
times met tho cedar of tabauou and other
roro Hoi a. Wo saw sonio fine liino trees, the
gient beo-feedlng tnsi of the forest. Tho most
curious is the "Accnria Iinbrecator" of South
i.i.uiiliwiin wv lire IIOI lie- "u "uwii ihm mo UII1.-II, IVIilL'll KIUHS Willi
ftho more populous and j " stralghu-r trunk than tho oak, but Its foil
) limited trains from Chi- 'nB ideiisonn.l ntronlsa very gruteful shade.
1. ...... I 1 . I H ltll IklUlll till! Illlli. li.. j.il. .....I l... ..1 A A
I 111 I Jirrrfc
" 7dFI a m i III! Ilm
ZsZi) i la mill
Pntron Wnlter, bring mo a cup of tea and
a leg of turkoy.
Waiter (to cook) Soakod mullein and a
kyouck kicker Nebraska State Journal.
Mi3s rnron. MISS VAN NESTi
mat w. nnAnv.
TUBEI. CUUTIH. JUSH IIKCKW'ITII.
t" ni 7.KIIKOA.
Miss Ilertlm Norrls Robinson is piquant and
rpolito, with gray eye, soft fair hair and a
Miss Alice L-iwrcuco has achieved somo
-reputation on tho niimloaumteiir stage. Sho
i tho daughter of Mr. .1. Jluillng Laurence.
Miss Jtosulio Klngg Is n niece of Mis. Cor
nelius Viimlcrbilt. She has j,ol.len hair, dark
wyes and a brilliant complexion
Mrs. I'oti Ilnrvier, the unl married lndy
Riven, U ono of tho most charming and popu
lar Indies in tho motropolls.
.Miss Kiithryn Urady is tho youngest
slaughter of Judgo John It. Ilrady. Sho is
alonder and graceful, with expressive oyes.
Sho, too, has won laurels on tho amateur
Loeliut I. out.
E Wodnewluy ovening, while going Iroin his
Mldenco oujll stnsit to tho Masonic temple,
Ml', il. V. H'lsit lost. II Inoknt film tlit .. u
nttnchislto his watch chain. On ono sldo was
n iiliilnjciuiicn sotting, on tho roveiiioa carvid
luiid'of u knight, and on tho Inside two piu
tuivH,;oiincuch of Mr. Wiso's parents o
wlllladly glvo tho locket to the Under nnd
suitably roward.hlin If ho will return tho pie
turns to thuJ.ntom of D. Wise it Co., S,0 0
priuo to tuoso two motropolos, ami to sonio
oxtent the cause of much boasting, but today
wo bear no more of It, for In tho west wu now i
havo our fiiHt trains also, and thoroughly en
Joy the situation.
HomotentluysiiKoa Coirint-.it representa
tive had occasion to Islt Denver nnd having
heard inucboftbel'nlon Pacific "Klyor" con
cluded to travel via that route, and It pleases
us to state that It Is eeitalnly a very pleasant
line to travel.
Tho route is nn Interesting ono, and tho
equipment of the trnlns such as tomakoa
trip all there could belli It. Tho line runs
through souio of tho best fanning lauds In
tho state, and It Is n pretty sight to obsorve,
.m nu nj iiiruuKii me iiciiim, ino many coin-fortablo-looklng
houses, with their cheerful
surnmii.llugs mid abundant llvo stock.
The "Flyer" leaves Omaha at !.:) p.m.and
reaches Valley at 1.30, where connections are
ma.lo with the train from l.liwnln ti.Iu i.i
makes but lew stops, and these only at most
important point, and as we run through the
Mirlous small towns, a healthy growth Is no
tlceahle and much life apparent.
A twenty inlniilis stop Is nuiilo at Oram Is
lend at MS p.m. for supper, after which wo
are oHogaln liken Mash, and aftor nn easy
night's rest and sleep lu the luxurious l'u.
man ear, wearlse next inoriilng at seven to
lln.l ourselves in Denver's uingiilfleont union
Tlm Union Pacllle "Flyer" which basal
itady become a popular factor with the tra
ellng public Is inad-up principally of sleep,
lug, baggage and o.pics cms, with a .lay
coach put on to accommodate Mich triiNel as
stop oil' at the several Important towns where
regular stops are made. Tlm iwiiiliimniit .....I
train service Is undoubtedly equal to the ery
best, while the road bed and smoothness wllii
which the t lain nmlillv mows In ulimii r
M-ollcurc. The dining balls along the Hue
aronow iindcr the coiiipaiij's own supervi
sion and are conducted Ino thoroughly llrst
flask style, each house being built for this
piillleillur purpose. 'I he tallies are llberallx
supplied willi the very best the market nf
fouls. ( ourteousnnd attentive help Isevernt
your service, and ample time Is given iiassen
gers to lellsh their inenls.
The fast train. Iinum-nr. iiinlHn,. ,, ki ... .
liig In Mine to Denver, was put on, In realllv
America, the common name of which Is tlm
Monkey's Puzzle, It has n dark green stem,
sending out Its feeders, studded with sharp
Ono great charm of tho Kngllsh park Is tho
guat pains tuken in domesticating the rate
lloiu of other climes. Oatlands has many
lovely drives, and tho whole place is adorned
with forest and meadow tlowcr-gnrdcns,lnkes
amlgruvolcd walks. Tho lato Duke, wo were
Informed, on account of his evil habits, ran
tlll'OIIL'll Ills wlllllll lstjlti In rlntnna lli.ln.r
' O-- - ...., ... .....v.... (...,,,
Ho married u German princess who, innocent
of nny largo mental resource or culture, im
prov.sl tho frequent absences of her lord, in
cultivating the companionship of dogs. Tho
locum fraci showed us tho tombstones of
sixty -so veil dogs, whose virtues were all in
scriUsl on tho neat marble slab at tho head of
eucli little grave
ririimtiu Hour Part).
I Jist Thursday evening the seventh Pleas
ant Hour nnrtr win lu.lil nt tl. At.,u,,i .,..
pie, ami as Is always tho case with this club, a
iiiusi uiijiiyiiuio ana succvsrul patty was tho
r.tsult Tho nmirrmiiH tvmi. tini.tliii.1,,1..
I unique, uisiii which was iirlntisl twelve num
bers and two extras. Music was furnished
by tho Philharmonic orchestra who am al
ways in tune.
Thoso present were- Mr. F. C. .ehrung
and Miss Talbot, Mr. George Foresmun and
Miss Luttn, Jfr. K. II, Smith and Miss Hawk
Ins, Mr. Lewis ami .Miss Funke, Mr Hntily
mid Miss Wells, Mr. CopMr and Miss Holmos,
Mr. Deacon Urown and Miss Dickey, Mr.
iiieqw ami .Mm. Dentils mid Mrs. May, Mr ' ' ', """ "' "'nver anil an agent lu unlfo
and Mrs. Peiryman, Mr ami Mrs. Sheldon, ' ,0(li,',,-'t '"" nsslstissengers U) tholr jiroj
Mr and Mrs. Ills-son. Mr nml Mm lliw.btiir I l'i'
and Mrs. Thotiinsoii. Mr. nml Mm. Aminu
and Miss Link, Mr. and Mrs. Foster, Sir. ami
Sirs. Townlev. Sir nml Mim Hnv.l..,, al
Slessrs. A. H, Smith. HeUkell. Miiinuin inii,'
The costumes were, as usual, very prettv,
consisting of the following.
Sllss Luttu, black loco with tulle. .Miss
Funke, vvhlti cashmere and pink roses. Miss
Dickey, white silk ami lace with roses, Sllss
Hawkins, blue cashmere ami yellow roses;
Sllss Holmes, pink and white silk, white rose;
Sllss Wells, black silkmiil )..t mi-i., ,,,...,!., .n..,
Tallwt, Nile grwn China silk: Miss Link.
1.1.... I I.
nuns inco; .viih Dennis, navy blue sill
A Visit to the Colotiiilo CiipliilThn (li
era llon.n .Vllnot- blatters.
(Willlen for tliel'niiiiiKii.l
OMFAHATIVKLY few strangers mo
A a lt)lies.sn hem at Mils season of the
sf year, sununor.ns'ninsi everv one kuotm
ls'lng Denver's Ihh season forvlsltors,
sight seers, tout Ists, etc. Them Is quite it
coinpnilson betw.sju the two nivimiik in ti,..
inoiinlnlns Many am of the opinion thnt at
thlstlino theatmosphero Is extremely cold
oven mom so than It Is at Omaha or that vi
cinity ami when the theimoiuiter Is left to
Judge, It certainly isiimlMiiates all such stnto
inent, but Instead of a ilninp.wlndy, cold east
wo llml hem a dry, calm ntuiiMphem, so that
in reality twentv ilcut-nns luilmv .,.. i.. n....
ver would not lie asoirivtlvoiistondogiees at
Lincoln, Then again, another Idea that Is
certainly erroneous, Is lu thinking that tho
snow full is heavier hern, uhnn It lu n..i
I. - - ."., nivii
icavy as at our respective homes in No-
iiiskii. i was quite surprise! wheiiwld that
them had been so little snow lu Denver this
winter tnnl to go sleighing was almost lin
IKisslble, not enough snow had fallen to allow
a sleigh to run easily over Its surface,
noiir next Issue w III Imi found an Intel wtlng
convincing article on the Winters of Colora
do, written by my esteemed friend, Sir. Stan
ley ihhI of the Denver ,fc Rio Giaudo pas
A visitor to Denver who dm-s rtot sisttho
labor (Iraiid oisirn lioiiuii mt.u t n...
, "-".. 1,1, IT 111 tilt,
most Interesting and handsomest sights lu tho
city. Thlsiniignlllcent temp!., of amusement,
as it may well lie lerimsl, Is ono or tho llnest
lu Uncle Sam's domain, It was built lu IH71I
utooostof 7WI,(0, which Includes the ele
gant Tabor oiH-iii hoinui lil.w.b 'i-i... 11..1.1
. ., , . iiiimiiniur,
or the Interior am elaborate, but not glaring
or gaudy. Kverythliig Is of the very llnest
and made In tho very best style. Thonrrhl
bs'turelsof tho most misleru, ami the exits
arespaclous,aiid(siuvenIeiitin enso of Ilm.
Sir. Peto SlcCouit, a geiitleninn of mom than
ordinary jm-polarity among the theatrical pro
fession, Is manager of the house ami k.s-ps on
the Isiarils a constant run of llrst-class attrao
tions that are lu keeping with tho house. This
wis'k Haverly's .Minstrels aro playing to lin
niensu business and giving general satisfao
tlon. 1 saw them in Lincoln early lu this
season ami they were, so to ss.ak," very thin"
but since that time the company has Imsjii
greatly strengthened, so that now they give
a wry emdltahlo s,rforniunce, devoid or tho
usual amount or minstrel chestnuts. Kd .Man
iilng Is now with the company, ami together
with Goo. Wlson, Low Hjleiicer and Harry
Armstrong present u iitiinlier of novelties
recently added llml lv.u H. .i......
I I r--"- "u Pin... i iiui.-i
ainoiiglthe leaders of American minstrelsy,
j't'uti'i, si. mis season, mis conslderiililo
more life than I had oxiocUsl to stsj. Them
is idivays u lurgnaiuiiuiitof traveling through
hero, many or tho winter tourists to Caliror
nla stopping oir at Denver to see thu pretty
city, ami as n sort of a resting-place while on
a long Journey. Trade, therefore, Is always
fair hero, and merchants genei ally do not
complain of dull times,
I am told that iniinv ik.isjim. ,..-.. .,,..., ...
... I' iiiyir ni,
Moiiltou ami similar resort in Colorado, ami
that they prefer to remain there rather than
go to their colder homes In tho east. Tho
mountains ami valleys present a most charm
ing iipjioaraiico ami the atuiOHpheio is such
as to glvo health, vigor and energy to all.
The horse car system hem Is an admirable
ono and tho rolling stock the llnest I havo
overseen. The cushions are of elegant iijh
..viniuij, win .airs neatiy and liamlsoineiy
painted, built lu the latest Improved stylo
and the horses largo ami healthy-looking, and
have not tho npiK-uruiieo of iiiii.lruiiedri of
isiny structure. 1 he windows nro of hand
homely curved glass, and the employes nil ut
tfrod In bright, blue uniforms. A street car
In most any pai t of tho city lauds ono at tho
Union dcot, and the slrangor who seeks any
particular address in thu city will llml at tho
south entranco of the depot, cars for every
portion of Denver and nu agent lu uniform
As ror hotels, Denver ccitulnly has some
very elegant ones, prominent among them
being the well known Albany, corner Sev
enteenth and Stout stnsjts. Doing centrally
l(s-nls, commanding an excellent view of
the surroundings, It is lllioniHy patioulzod by
the rellntsl and wealthy classes. Tho hotel
wasiecently built regardless of oxniimi, and
nothing has been left undone to make It a
imslel rcsoit. Kvery iiKslernn i-onveiilence
Is to Isj round, while the InU-rlor llulsh ami
arrangements is by far the prettiest of any
hotel lu the west. This Is tlm Imn. l. .1 I
imhoirnf LiiKsihi hail nnurly conipleteil ar
rangemeiits for, but finally fulled to get hold
REGARDING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
A Now House that Millers the I'lidd Under
I'm o ruble Olreiiiiistniiees,
Of the several new III nm that have nvently
launch d their sliqis on tlioconiiuerelnl seao'f
Lincoln, homo have a Inlghler piossct than
tlm Hi in of Cm I Ice and Thiers, the gentlemen
who have iisvully n.ned nu establishment
for Ilm sale plmiiM nml organs ntll"7 0
Tho llrm has n very large mom over Perk
ins llroV. slum store, which Is stookisl will, n
Hue of as line Inslriiiiieiitii imnmi lu. r.mii.i
uiiyw hem, i ept es.ntliig none but the llnest
uniKcs, i ney am both young men, ami as to
their ca l mill I It v nf eoiuliietlinr ilila ii,iiu,.ii,t
Industry them Is tin room for iloubt.
flir .tiitdii, tiioM'iilor mlHifof tlm llrm,
Is a uelitlemau of whom It. mlirht lu. mi.i ..,.-
born In t ho inusln liiialinuM t'lm u,uni..,
, -". '. "-I.1I.W.JII
years lie lias Ihshi eiiimtjintU. il.,..t.ui .. 11...1
calling. He is a liraetlenl nlnnn tnn..p tl,...
oughly umlerstumls every detail to thu Instru
ment and now controls the bulk of the tuning
work in this city. As an artist 011 the Ivories
mid one post.sl 011 tho rudiments of nimilc, .
Sir Curtice n.ssls to take n Imek seat for no '
oilti. Ho has leslibsl In l.liienlii fin-tl... .....t
I ight years and long enough U) gain the con
jildenco ami g.ssl will of a large ami Increas
ing ttade, having Ihsiii with the music house
nf Sir, W. II. Pmscott until ho closed out, at
ivhlch llnio Sir, Ci.r Is Isjoame his successor.
Sir. Thiers Is a gentleman well known lu
the music ttade, having hoietofom and up to
the time ho Joined fores with Sir. Curtice,
acl.slas the Lincoln agent of Ly.moi Healy,
whoso warerooni were located lu the Davis
block. Ho came hoie two years ago, and In
that is-rlod or tlmo Is given thu credit rorsell
lug mom pianos than any other house lu tho
city Sir. Thiers Is no novlco at thu trade,
having handlist the Isistiiiakesor Instrument
ror the jiast seven years. DeNno coming west
ho was engaged llvo years with two or the
largest piano manuractiirers of Now York,
mid bus acquired a knowledge of the trade
that few men lu tho west hnvo attnlnisl. IU
Is thoroughly conversant with .sich dotall of
a piano mid Is conqiotcnt to explain tho vnr
Ions K)liits, action, itinstructlon, etc.
Tho goods bundled by the llrm aro of tho
isipular makes and need nosHicliilrecoiimion.
datlon to sell them. They Imvo In sUx;k mid
am wile agents for tho Welwr, Pwiso and
II11I11N plauns,ulso for tho Whitney AiSIoliues,
ami Story tc Clark ori?ans. Tlm lining ..1.'
ano Is tho ouu that Putt! uww on her UHirsnnd
uas wiiii tier at her castle in Wales. It Is also
the piano us(sl by other eminent musical po.
plo. There is much to Ihj said of tho Welior
piano ami them Is ampin Kood qualities lu it
worthy of comment. In tnrt tlm lv..iu..-t.i....n
bus laUOy Ukeu 11 wonderful boom. Recently
at, 1110 .uolros)HUn oHira house, In New
York, when the voiiin? imnlliv Mui ii..r
.' .1.... .':.? "...". " ."'
i.i.iiiii, inu wu jr..r oki musician npjsjarod ls
roro tho most critical audlenco, iKirhnjis, in
the world, n Wels.r piano was used, and has
since Ihs.hi recommended by Iwth tho wonder
fill young artist and his manager a being
tho best plnno made. The audlenco wan
channod with tho concert, and young Hof
mann lulmlts that his phenomenal sucoess la
duo to a great eitent to using tho Wober pi
ano. Thu Pease piano Is of more recent iat
tern ami contains somo very vnluoblu iKjlnU.
W 0 could go into rurther detail on this sub- '
JuCt, but it Is UllUIH-llHHIirV. fur .v.......
knows the high standnnl or them all.
in conclusion, the CoUUtKll would adviso
Its readers whon contomiilatliiL tlm t.nn.i,..u..
or a piano or nny other musical Instruiuont.
tun .,11 ..i.-Mirn. v uriusi K llilers, got tholr
prlcHw ami insiHsjt their lino lino or good.
They deal direct w Ith the ractorlos, ixiy no
middlemau urollts. and wllldiinlli.nt,,..,,., .i
all couiietltion. You are Invited to call nt
any time mid will lie dulv "loomed.
AdJoiniiiL' Oatlands is the tine et,.t of Kb- I "lot"' o; JlrH 'iiley, lilack velvet bi-ocado; I ".' M?- h-Ucheii, late or our city, has also.
William Drake. The gi omuls mid gardens .' or,rvi'n, black tulle with silk orna- ,"'t'" ""'''i "-hsl to leav the house but could
me kept In flue condition by tho head garden- T ' , , ,S'1" ! "" ,,la'lc !,llk " '"' J'" : Mlx T, ""J'.0 l" "S'nl'le terms, mi bought the
-.. i...'i. .... .'.. .... Reesoii. back sk ,iil l,. M,s. lli....ir I Tlllsir Gland at l-mlt III.. ..n.l 1 ..ill ...
er, by whom our hotel table was sumilled
with delicious strawls.rries and other fruits
This was the season of flowers and the wealth
of jmturofiii her sweet perfumes, it was
Indeed a pleasure to enjoy on this bright July
After a ref 1 cubing sleep in the old mansion
or the Dlll.e. we took breikrin.t nml 1I1..11 i.r...
, . .. . ....... ...... ,...., ,.,.,
ceded in the hotel coach to the Ismt house on
the banks or the 1 liamcs
1 pink satin with lace, Sirs. Thompson, black
j silk with Inco. Mis Amlriis, blaik l.ice.SIrs.
Foster, Nile gieen with lace; Miv Haydeii.
j white silk; Sirs. Slav, black tullo.
1 Tho gentlemen weie arra.sl In the couven
j tioiinl black, with diamonds and giddy hiiiiU,
looking uum charming than usual
Sir Mx, the Chicago hotel man. Is now
proprietor or the house, while Mr Klutz ably
oudlicts the business interests or the house.
The service N uusurp.is.sisl lii all its appoint
ments ami the place gi-iicnill is 1 tin ill thor
ough llrst-class style l.incohutes while In
Denver will flnd the Albany a delightful re
wut to stop at.
Days am glow ing longer
Ill-Ill mil- lun-tl 'IM.... ......
muIMiI.il. ,.,vi,,.. ,n '....;;. """." '' Wlitim lm, )r rt, .
r.w , miMKiomii. ,, ;,,;: j;a. 1?. "'fS:.!':.' tr11 "'""";::
lit of theCinb. Idgo boat club returning from fc' f, V " 1 " "",V "U'.r nt""'"l- Tl'" ,'""t "l,u"k of "lm'
th.,,-contest with!,, Oxford l.ys. .heliS! Ilff' , '" ' ' '- -usly , -Town
Thoc hmn cesof Oat iiiiilsl.vn Mi- ,,..i. ...1,1 l.. ...11.. ......... wutlsSl NiU." in ivbleh H I. V .1
. . ,,. 71, . "ji.i.j uiey succ.ssi.si everyone .. ,, . """"1 "' '"iii.si.aii,
contains a history of tie park and the great pi.-s.-nt knows liost The chinning female "'' a "ov,uy the vvn of a pneui.iat-
...in.n 11, nil, minim. ilullllH IIISO WrillC I 11 CII (Si TOr til. I ,'..1.1 1. ....... . I.. .. i.i. " "'"""" III IHt lltr.kllllSS . It lina lu...
A It.iiil .Surprise,
A most jierfect surprise party was given on
lueNluy eve, the SMth, to Sir. Georgu SIcAr
thur, it lielng his Hist anniversary.
A small coiiqiany consisting of Sir. Porto
ami Siiss Alllo SIcCoiinlir, Alex Wessel and
Sir. Heirelllnger and Siiss Sluthows
Mr. Kingsbury ami Sllss Hattio Ieland, Sir!
Cnrrothcrs nnd Sllss Cnri-in 1 .1,1,1. i 1 .i
Chic Ilrown, met at the residence of Sllss
urown, ami at a o'clock stole softly over to
the home or Mr. SIcArtlmi- a ...i....i.....
iiiisisago was then sent to him saying that Sllss
.. - mm ner moiiior nun napKn.sl In tosisjiid
thu evening, mid if convenient they would
like to have him com.) up. Ho very politely
nnswerd that ho would come up, and wus
soon on tho scene of action, which proved a
in n-m- surprise
The evening was passsl in dancing, music
Is-ing furnlshd by Pror. Webls.r, mid .it It
o'.-liK-k a very elegant supper was served,
which did crwlit to thu hostess. To each lady
was preseiikst a very elegant lo.pit't, and all
who were present had a jolly time.
Tho CouniKii extends its congratulation to
Goorgo ami wishes him many mom similar
anniversaries. Among other presonU re.
celvtsl was a check from his father for $150,
and an elegant large (minting from Miss
lie lias aim) wr nn n
lsiok on tho rides ami drives aliout Kngland.
We have not lead these liooks and can say
nothing of their value, but wo can s'H-nk of
the struwlieiTies from Sir William Drake's
liioie to lessen the time to I'allforiilu.whleb 1 tl
. V. "V".'... "V'" ' .". ",l,'","'B 'l"nr gai.Ien. They wem largo and lb... ,.,,,1
ol most delicious flavor, and
mini 01 -Jl Hours oil the oveilaud trip, mid
stands alone lu ltslasltliiiere.-ordbi-tw.cn
l.tneolu or Omaha and Han I'rnuols.-o, inak
Iiiu some twelve hours better time than anv
oinpet ng line. This ii.-eounls lor the grand
lush via the I'nlon Pa.-llle fur ('uiiiiimlii
. . hen again tho I'iiIoii I'aelile nllonls lu pa
imlioiis a Ihlough sleeping ear service Irolu
I the Missouri rlvoi In tie Pa.-llle -nu.l. ,n.
. iiuiiiiodatl.in that no other Hue gives the
ipie 01 . u-iisua, ami no a (iml ... ....
.-u..imii,iiiiii son is nut In t he ".Mini iioigo 10 vv miisor cast 0 at tills A sumptuous b-iu.iiiet uiK.iinu.1 .... .1. . 1 1
.,., ... ! ""i iiiiiiiiigiH ii) ran as
ilooureaslern irleuds, and II we are allowed
to predict, II may be looked forward to that
the "1. iwl west" will vet show Hie "eib-le
. asf-a tiling 01 1 wo in passenger railway scr
I v lee.
putty program, ami of tlm eighteen nuinlsirs.
...... ..s 11 -iienis cliolce." Thu milsle was
flllllishisl by thiiKiitlm Miiwl,.,,l I ,,!..
--- . ....... ; iii.iii nil-nil
1. , .1 ,;, ..- .iM v;:... .v ,,u,r,,.",,.v , . r:. '"wn,M0" .- otimttii..,.K
, v "" ij...... ... .-ii- ...ni mil long reniemlM'r ami the gentlemen
I n.loiIn.slBa..lenergaveustl.ona..UNor a lew always apprwlate The SINses Rom. F.shei
orthebt varieties. vl: ':Tho Vlv.-ounfs or New Yo k, Samh Rosenls-.g of 1 , , , '
I He, icault " "Do Thuy" and "Sir Charles Na and Clara SchU.i ig.'r .. , , , h , . , Z i
pier." 'UiesoinaylK, ol.talmsl at Tu.ne.-s the commltt.v, and very csl, 1 w . "v
1 nui-s,.-y, Slough, near Windsor. ,-ai rv out every .l,t,.u ..r .1... ! ?.. 1 ...
11 .11.1 not. ...1 In WI...I V " ...... iihiiii.-iu
. ."' -,'. .. ...,,. ,11,, ,(,,
callisl for tli,. ,r...i.l. 1.. 1 ..,.1 1
-" h 'I..1.-...W.I 111 i-i... luges, .un I,,,, ,, 11 1,.. , '"- i-i-.
ftH.tiiion to usher tho sterner so to the vein- l"",'"Us ,v "Inslow, the author of the play,
ci.-s itioy bad ni-.M-iirisI noil mi-imii,.,. i ,....,
. -..-. ...........f...,, , ... j
,,,. i...i.i.. r ...
i"'iinj 110111 a luiviail iili-n a
eiir'.iieof war ma.V Is- devel.iKsl.
L UV' ought to take well in the west.
i:ngiuv.-.l tailing ui.U.
It is bcsiiulng mom fashioiiablu.lay bv dav
I-n ladl.-s to us., tho engrav.st calling eanl i.i
si. ..I f tho wiitteu or printwl, and to bo up
nil Hi., tunes the Cot iiu.it now .lifers a lino
... . n.-s.- i-uoice gtssis nt eastern prices. Dm
...B .... IMst 7U we have takenoie ,, , ' iTS", ' Z hey"uS
lliloen onlerhfiomt lultsulliiL'Kn.i..iv I...11..-. nloll. V. ' : . l,lpJ . "Uiwril-
..ri 1 f 1 . . im ..-
... .in. .-M.-iinnu iH.iKs an.i .awns, vvesaw a
lew sjss-iiuensof the ll'Wfiiqfimin Gi"iinfic.i
or the .Vi-iiioiii, tho big tt.sjor Calirornia.sev
ei al had teaclusl the height or sixty feet o"
fan. The ladles is'iiuitt.sl tho goiitlemeu to
,v " "'Hiiiiig, nun ... every jmitiriilar ciii
1 i.sl out to a suci-e-ssful eliding n g.-au 1 leap
ol the city, and it will air.iril u plcasuio to
shosHviinoiiorthewoiUonll who may
call I ho eugi av Ing u doim in thu v ery Huesl
sl.vle or the nit, uud the various miH in
cnnUuio all mpics.mt.sl. bull., are Invited
loi-all on iu in the new Hun- block
Tho HurllllL'tOI. .inil.ll.Knii.vl mini
,. :- 1M..1..11K .ituiiH
over its own lino Into Cheyetino last Sunday
Sir. Jonas Schlos, or Ilaltlmom, a iimml
nwit knight or the grip, wus doing Lincoln
The r.jrlinliigy of .(oklug.
Dr Htiglillngs Jackson publishes somo in.
tcnstiii miiiai l.s on this topic In Tho Lancet,
Ho regard, punning as thu lowis,t stage of
Uio evolution of humor, but even lu the pun
ho sees a material for the study of normal
mentation In u pun wo havo two ideas
called t tho mind at onco a double vision
M It were, and. as nil thought is tho com
parison or relations, this H simply n cnrlca-
'"'" "' "' """iiai process or thought
Again: the world owes u great debt to tho
first punster, lss-auv ho liegnn tho "play" of
tho uiliid tin the Nimo sense us art is founded
on tho plav u.s-..uct), and so detachd hlm
eeiriroiiith.. grisly useful, and showd a
ni rp us energv ciiiblo of developing- iuto
tho high.v.1 traits of mankind To lack a
beiisooitniin.il is a iiad thing. "Tho man
who has no m'us.- ..r humor, who takes things
Trt n llt.iiu.ll. .11 .1 .. .. "
dally npiHsir, d.-. notsiv fuiidamentnl slmi-
liiiiuesiu men nisi or gti-.it supeiilelul dlf
fertuciti, ov.-rli.iU thu transitions In-twecn
griMtcontrastv I do not mean becnuso ho
has no sons., of humor, but bociuiso ho has
not tho surplus Intellect which wm,u of
humor linpl-o." Bclciuu.
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