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CAPITAL CITY COURI ER
Vol.. 3. No. 1G
Lincoln, NicnuAsicA, Saturday. Makoii 2 4, lays
Pricic Fivix OreNTS
-ft Apt f-
AVImt I Ili'liiR Done t Ileum mill Aliromt
In llto I. II. 0. 1!.
A groat ninny porsons who havo erroneous
Ideas regnrdlng tho noblo order of Elks nro
invited to rend tho follow (tig from tho Spring
field (Ohio) Sunduy AVic of 11 recent ilntot
Tlia general publlo jiorhnps (loos not ade
quately understand and appreciate tho noblo
onlor of Elks. Thcro is n tenacious error of
opinion In tho liellef Hint It Is In soino wny or
degree n lrnnmtlc order. This la nittruo hut
tho iHillef nrises from tho fnct thnt In tho ear
ly history of tho order ineniticni of tho dra
matic profession prodotnlintod In numbers.
Hut In tho Inst seven years tho onlor lms
grown with wonderful rapidity nnd Is now
tho lending social order of tho United Stn'oi,
Tho geutlciuen'M mid Indies1 social sessions
nro eminent nnd admirable features of the
Elks, nnd thoy Imvo proven univeiviilly ki
ulnr nnd successful. Today, oqieelnlly west
of tho Alleghanios, tho order of Klks cmbruc
cs In It ranks tho llower of tho business nnd
professional men of every city. Tho mottoes
of tho Klks nro: Charity, Justice, Brotherly
IjOvo nnd Fidelity. Its bonovoleneo is prince
I y, and In strict conformity to tho scriptural
Injunction tat not tho left linml know v hat
tho right hnnd doeth. All Knight Templar
Masons who cuter tho order of Klks nro at
onco Impressed with tho beauty, the spirit,
tho strength nnd solemnity of tho obligation,
Tho order of Klks is founded in American
mnuhood, and Its ties arc as close and strong
as fraternity can mnko them.
Sprlngilfld Lodge, No. fit, H. P. O. K., has
douo well In establishing a standing eomtnit
teo to whom ull names for mcmlc-isliip shall
lie presented lioforo proixwltlons or applica
tions are taken. Tho duty of this canvassing
committee, will bo to canvass tho opinions of
n majority of tlio members of tho loJgo ns to
tho merits nnd deslrublllty of a candidate. If
tho canvassing committee llnd an uufnvora
bio opinion tho candidate's application is not
taken. If favorable, his application is re
ceived ami ho is ballottcd uiou. Hy menus of
this canvassing commlttce,uudesirnblo names
nro not presented to tho lodgo for notion, find
tho unpleusunt duty of rejecting a candidate
Six applications wero inadu before tho last
D. D. Mulrnnd A. I). Miner were lniuted
Into tho flrst Thursday evening.
W. S. Huffman was appointed regular cor
respondent for foreign papers that publish
Coinmltteo on constitution and by-laws
wero given further time and will roport at I
Messrs. Mulr r.nd Minor tako their second I
Monday evening. A number of others nro
also expected to show up for honors In both
Trustees woro authorized Thursday evening
to secure prominent lodge nnd club rooms anil
wo nro told thoy havo one of tho finest loca
tions in tho city In view.
Regular communications hereafter will be
held Monday Instead of Thursday, There
being usually some attraction nt tho opera
hnuso or social entertainments in tho city on
Hint evening, tho chango was deemed advis
able. Tho Snctal Session, n Journal recognized ns
tho olllcinl organ of tho Klks, Is represented
in Lincoln by S. lluirmnn, their corros
IKimlcut, who will receive and receipt f"r
subscriptions. Kvery Klk should lie n sub
scriber, as It is the, only organ recognized by
tho grand lodge It contains complete re
ports and general news to Klkdom that
proves interesting to all.
.Tlio Gazetto do Franco publishes somo curl
cas notes upon tho ctiquotto of tho cant. Hero
to tho Turkish form of an invitation to
Mv OcNEnors Mabteii, Mr rtEspECTED Loan
This ovcnlug, if It pleases Allah, wlieu tlio great
king of tlio anny of stars, tho Mm of worlds, ap
proaching tho kingdom of shades, shall put his
foot Into tho stirrup of speed, you are Invited to
enlighten us with tho luminous rays of your face,
which rivals tho sun. Your anlvnl, lllo tho
zephyr of spriug, will drlvo away from us tho
somber night of solltudo nud isolation."
And hero is tho formula for an Invitation
to a soiree or rakl party:
Mv Norms and ItEsrccrtD TitiEND This even
ing when tlio slvery bark, tho moon, now four,
teen days old, shall Hoot upon tho surface of tho
bluo sky, spreading around lovo atid tenderness,
wo shall bo reunited nt tho vlllogo of ltourollf.
nissar In tho placo called Hozlctf-Mollah, a local
ity full of delights, and all tho ulfcUt until tho
awaking of tho dawn wo thcio shall tastotho
Joys of dry water and wet tiro (eogtiuo and rnkt).
Wo will not admit of a delay of tho thickness of
a hair. May tho power of sails nnd oars hasten
your arrival, w hlch will bo a sourco of Joy f or all
A Young Lover's Confession,
"Darling," ho whlsiiered softly in tho hush
of tho twilight, whilo tho blondo head had
nestled down on his shoulder and tho fair
cheek flushed beneath his kiss, "do you know
that I deceived you onco wilfully and wick
edly!" A muffled oxclomation of dissent escaped
from tho region of bis coat collar, and ho
When you told mo long ngo In tho moon
light that you could never marry a man who
had corns, I led you to think I had none; but
it Is fulse. I havo a corn a smnll ono. It is
ou my little too. It doesn't troublo mo any.
Dut now I suppose I must bid you furowcll
forover, and sadly go from your sweet pres
ence." 'Yes, go," sho said, In n firm, Bad tone,
"Go to-morrow to tho nearest chiropodist,
and novcr let this painful bubject bo men
tioned between us again." Now York Sun.
A Itudo Awnhoiilnir.
Sho had been rhapsodizing about Browning
tor nearly un hour to young Sir. Waldo, and
as sho sat there In tho flickering llrelight,
shading her oyes with ono bhapely hand, ho
thought ho had novcr teen a fuirer picture.
Sho was nbout to go ou, when her Httlo
brother opened tho door.
"Pcuolopo," ho said, "can't I hnvo somo of
them cold beans you put away to cat uf tor
Mr, Wnldo goes homol" Now York Sun.
Many old soldiers who had contracted
chronlo diarrhoea, whib in tho service, havo
since Ixxjn ermauontly cured of It by Chum
berlaln's Colic, Cholera and Dmrrhoi'tt Reme
dy. For sale by W. J, Turner.
MR. MAHLER HEARD. FROM.
Itrgntdlug Another VMt to Lincoln unit
the l'rospcctlve Oiiuolnu dun.
Ill a recent Issue of TukCouuikh under tho
head of "Mcdltntlvo Musings" several nrn
graphs woro devoted to tho subject of another
spring term of dancing under tho tutorship of
.Mr. .Jacob Mahler, Tho professor's eye, It
seems, caught the Item referred to and in an
swer nddressesTiiK CouuiKit on tho subject.
From hts letter we quote the following:
"Ilellevome,Iupprcelatoyour kind remark
IiiTiik Coi'iiti:it of March 10 and jolt are
right In your surmises. I have n number of
applications from various places, nil of which
I iiiii corrcHMindlug with. Hut candidly
sienklng, I prefer Lincoln, simply bceaiiHo I
nm ncmmlntcd with almost overyouo and
would not havo to work up new ucqurdn
tauccs. While I do not euro to make any
money hi Lincoln 1 would not want to losn
any. If I came to Lincoln I would glvo tho
short term of twelve lessons for ton dollars
that would bo in Inducement to bring near
ly all my old pupils hack, together with as
many new ones, If tho people of
Lincoln want mo to return, I would come If
giinrahtcril llfty pupils twenty-live ladles
and gentlemen ami twouty-llvu children. Of
course this Is it small number, but If I
can visit Lincoln mid pay expenses this
sensou ' would ho suttsllcd.
Mrs. Mahler and ltimallndaro enjoying best
of health, With kindest regards to our
friends, I ntn yours truly, .Iacoii.Maiii.i:ii."
Ht, Units, March II, lw.sS.
Of Mr, Mahler's ability as a successful In
structor there Is no need to siieuk, for in Lin
coln's most accomplished society wo llnd n
mnjorlty havo received their knowledge of
dancing from him. He is without exception
tlio most successful teacher that ever visited
this city, and while every attempt iniiiln by
rivals has failed, Mr. Mahler's efforts have al
ways lieen brilliant successes. As n society
gentleman, ns a master of ceremonies, as an
entertainer and its an liistructoi , ho certainly
is well versed nud presides in u manner that
nirords everyono pleasant entertainment.
Many of his old scholars havo slgulllod their
intention to return nnd ninny now ones have
expressed n desire to become members of tho
Tho prospocts now look bright for Mr.
Mahler's return. Tho number ho asks ns n
gunrnHteo Is very smnll and if wnno ono
would but take tho lead, more than enough
names could bo had to uiako it u success, Tiik
Couiukii can furnish ten names to start tho
list. Now, then, start tho bull rolling.
Tho expression, "Tho wind blow through
his whiskers," has been traced by n Chicago
philologist to tho islo of Cyprus, where, n
great inany centuries ngo, a gang of Moslem
pirates had their boards blown into tho sea by
a blizzard that got split by tho pyramids in
coming over tho desert. Tho oxplnnatlon is
considered perfectly truthful and satisfactory
for Chicago. Philadelphia Times.
A Mortifying Clrcnnistuncc.
Miss Ethel I was so sorry to hear of your
papa's failure, Clara. And is it really true!
Miss Clara Yes, nnd for only $00,000.
Mnmina nnd I feel too mortified for any
thing. Toxns Sittings.
Send it Stump far tho Ileclpo.
A hod carrier mimed O'Fnrrcll had a nar
row cscapo from death tho other day. IIo
was carrying a hod of brick under tho win
dows of Miss LIghtbrcnd'8 cooking school for
young ladles, when an angel enke, ovolved
by a inombcr of tho class, slipped from tho
window whero it had boon carolcssly placed.
Had It fallon upon O'Farroll doubtless it
would havo killed him. Bat it wasn't thnt
kind of a cako; it Just drifted out into tho
Bunshiuo nnd eddied nnd floated nud danced
away off into tho dim bluo ether, liko tho
ghost of a thlstlo down away away away
until it was lost to human sight. That's
tho kind of cako tho girls in Brooklyn mako,
my son. Had this paragraph happened in
auy other town In America thero wouldn't
havo boon a w holo brick left in that hod.
Burdctto in Brooklyn Eagle.
Ablo Editor Trapped a forger, chf Good
Job. Writo It up with a big display head.
How did you catch liitnl
Reporter IIo called at tho ofllco this morn
ing and introduced hlmsolf ns a nowspnper
"Then, after ho got acquainted, ho asked
mo to cash a chock for $50. I turned him
over to tho polico." Omaha World.
Makes Thlnci Lively.
Miss Wnldo (of Boston) Yes, Sir. Wabash,
I attended four weddings lust week, nud
three moro nro on my tablets for this week.
Mr. Wubnsh (from tho west) Indeed, Slim
Wuldo, quite a profusion. I s'poso In Boston
leupyonr makes a great difference in tho
uumlMir of weddings. Now York Sun.
Tlio cheniiest ladles' furnishing houso in tho
THE GREAT CAPITAL OF BAVARIA.
lis Numerous I'nlitrc ami Museums
Art King I.iulwlg,
No ono who makes tho tour of Kurojio
should omit to visit llavaria, ifow a sirtlou
of tho United German empire. As n centre
of art, in many rosocts Munich Is unrivalled,
in proK)itlon to Its wealth and ixipiilutlon it
Is not Buriwisscd by llerlln. Its kings, for
generations, havo Ihh'u extensive patrons of
all tlia lino arts, whether for use or ornament.
Its extensive Royal broiiM foundry has Iksmi
llk'rally patronized by nil nations. , Some of
tho most costly works In broure for our own
i...itry havo been produced at tlnvm foun
dries, The hiagulllccjit bronze doors nt the
east entrance to tho capilol at Washington
camofrom Munich. Tho suerb work, In
miniature bas-relief, In tin) panels of these
doors of American history has lteen admired
by all who havo seen them. Thu bronze str.t
tiesof many of our heroes and statesmen now
adorning our city parks in all parts of thn
country came from Munich, Having a car
riage at our hotel we drove to the works, and
by jHillto attendants were shown through the
, IN TIIK IHtONZi: POUMIHY
Wo recognized nt onco many of tho models
of works wo hail seen In our country, .among
them Washington, Clay, Webster," Everett
and many others, several of them largo eques
trian groups. In an outer court wo were
shown the partly completed statuo of Chief
Justice Taney, ordered by his admirers In
Maryland. It was nearly ready for shipment
to tills country. Here, again, wo learned u
fact going to show rapidly our own artlstanre
liei'lmihir ffiL-txm tutifi u-flti tli,. mnul .i,li.t,
1 nations who havo had a thousand yours of
culture. Tho proprietor said that not m many
works of art In bronze wero liclng ordered
from America as our own foundries were be
ginning toproduco works of nrt ispial to any
in tho world. It wns ascertained that ououx
tenslvo llrm In Philadelphia, by tho linporta-
' t,i.. ..! .1... I..- . ..1.II1...I I..I it.
.iuii wi tnu in.-i, Bitiuisi iiiiKJr, wiw now lining
most of tho orders thnt usually comq to them,
that many of their best men hnd gono to
America, where much higher wngos could lie
paid, as tho great oxpoiiM) of shipment was
TIIK MAXIMILIAN (IAI.I.EUV,
Thlsoxtonsivo palace, now an nrtgnllery,
stands on very commanding ground nt tho
head of tho principal nvcuuo. Thcro Is a
grand approach, by wide stono stops, from
sales or tlio ornamental gardens in front. Wo
fnillwl ft n nllfrmifwi fun Ivm nmi .uni-Ir ...I,
On reaching tho marblo vestlbulo wo wero In-,
formed that no visitors woro allowed to enter
tho halls until they removed their shoes nud
put on tho thick woolen socks which thoy fur
nished. On entering wo nt onco saw tho pro
priety of such precautions. Tho floors were
Inlaid with tho most costly woods, showing
tho highest K)llsh, and so slippory that one of
our party suggested it would nuiko n good
skiitlng rink. But a very rapid Inspection of
tho walls of tho many saloons showed with
whnt enro tho liest works of tho painter's nrt
hnd Ixsjii secured topresorvo tho most celebra
ted event In tho twist history of llavaria,
These works wero not confined to moro battle
pieces, treaties of jicoco, etc., but tho subject
took n very oxteuslvo range, and tho beauties
of naturo in her over-varying moods wero de
pleted by tho most celebrated masters. Wo
cnnio away with the Impression that tho kings
of Bavorln deserve high pralso for their dovo
1 Hon to works of nrt.
Hut this wns only ono of tho many collec
tions, with which tho Bavarian capital
abounds. Wo can barely enumerate a fow of
these that wo visited without any attempt to
duscrilio their art treasures:
Tho old nnd tho now Pinakotocks, immense
picture gnllerles, tho Nutlonnl Museum, tho
Military Museum, tho Royal Gallery of Sculp
ture, tho State Library, tho Crystal j'ulace,
In tho botanical gardens, tho English garden,
with Its many monuments, cascades, canals,
Chinese tower, and n Httlo court near, with
Tho public monuments are worth u passing
nonce, especially tnoso or the elector Max!
..w..w, .., J ..IWOU W. .IIU KILT.WI .UIIAI- ,
inlllan, King SInx Joseph, King Ludwlg I.,
Slnximillan II., Schiller, Gootho, Shilling nud ,
LiclK'g. All these nro in tho most finished
styles of Bavarian art.wh'c'.i Is pralso enough, i
KINO I.UDWKI I.
Wohenrd so much of this unfortunate
princo wlillo ill Bavaria that wo will recall
only n fow lucldonts in his life, not unknown
to most Americans,
This young prince had Inherited an extrav
agant love of art. Many of his ancestors wcru
dovoted patrons and having himself studied
profoundly In these acudem.'cs, It Ix-cnmo the
mania of tils life to surpass bis ancestors in
tho splendor mid costliness of tho palaces ho
built and in the rlclin.'ss with , lil.-li flwiv '
were finished and decorated. These at great
extravagance ho built ou tho borders of leau
tif nl lakes and in the deeiest recesses of tho
Bavarian Alps, and ou thu tops of the ragged
rocks. The criticisms of tho public caused
him to seek to exclude himself in his latter
days from the publlo and to shut himself up
in his palaces.
A Buvarlan writer bus translated for the
benent of his Anglo-Saxon readers his do '
scrlption of the finest of tliebo monuinents. shaking its rattles violently at tho heavens,
left by tho unhappy Ludwlg, Ho gives us a liko AJax. defying tho lightning. Tho elec
glanco nt tho splendid custlu at Berg ou ono of , triclty, attracted by tho living liehtninc rod.
mu hivpv bvivmiiu ui iij (tt lit Kill liluin,
For It wns hero that tho wretched king walk
cd out from tho inldst of the splendors of his
castlo and drowned himself. It linpiiencil in
f nit nmur ttfrif iifiiLfiiin it tltit II ! ! Id...
tho midst of a Jubilee. It was ou a lH.nutlfu!
starry night, the lake and the mountains wero
ablaze with lights, and muslc,Kiiys tho w rlter,
Moated sweetly on tho night breeze, but these
winio fulry waters wero soon V) clo.se over his '
head, weary with u crown that had to many I
Of course the people sjitsik extravagantly '
of the splendors of their king while they con-1
denm his reckless wastefulness. Wo read an
account w hlch Is a seciiiien of their upprccl-1
utlo.i of tho eustlo of Berg: "Enter tho ior
tnls, pass iqi vast passages and stairs,
nmldst a bowlldornient of colors and gilding
ami wood carving, tlio prowess and jintlios I
of old German mythical times, transllgtirlng
tho walls, pace the golden throne room and
the vast dnngersnll, with Ih thousands of
lights and then look out. Tho eyes of the '
unhappy Ludwlg must havo been dim with
bitter tears as he, too, looked out for tho last
time on tho glorious Northorn Vega, at his
feet from the balconies of his falrv creation
It is whlsjiered tluit eio ho could lo torn from
that bentillo vision, ho made a violent effort
to cast himself from tho battlements, aud
thus nnllclimto his dismal plunge at llerg,"
It Is truotlint this king left many uoblo nrt
treasures for his iH'opln, which Is but n poor
excuse for tho extravagant debts left for thn
tolling, Industrious nud Indulgent coplo to
ilMmrgo. Home monarchs waste millions on
war and am npplaudod. He sMnt millions ou
art, winch llavaria condeiuiusl.
IIIH AI'PUKCtATION OK WAtlNKU,
The prlnco was ix great patron of the classi
cal ojiera, nud lie never fa lol In his liberality
to those W'lm had distinguished thimisolvcH as
coniosirs. Wagner owisl his fame nlnioit
wholly to icing Ludwlg,whn early dlfcovertsl
his remarkable genius, and at great expense
he caused his best oieras to bo pDrforuusI ou
one of tho largest theatres In .Munich, at his
personal oxcnso, that the public might Judge
of their excellence.
He coutlmusl his patronage of this great
coniHser until his great merlin wero placed
iH'foio tho world. Who that has heard lo
hengrln has not Iksjii thrilled with the gran
iteur and originality of his splendid ojicrnsf
Well may thepeopleof llavaria dfclnnt,tpcak
iug of the desolating warn of Kuioo by nm
blliousnnd wlckisl princess "Midst all this
crash of nations and fury of conlllctlng hosts,
these noble in t tivasiires of a glf tod and mis
construed king stand out as a beacon light In
the storm of darkness and protest against it
mistaken Judgment that would condemn for
a small extravagance In glorious monuments
ofiM'uco, while gamester mc-iinrehs and min
isters havo wasted milllonsnud punlxhnl gen
erations with the destruction of senseless
lllll Njo n k IVtslinlst,
I do not know why I should nlwnyg bo ro-
ganieti wuu suspicion wiiorovcr I ga I do
not present tho f.piearnuco of nmnn who is
Bteciwl in crime, and yet when I put my
trivial Httlo two-gallon vallso on tho seat of
n (,cPot. WH"B room n big man with n red
mustache comes to mo nud hisses through his
clinched teeth: "Tako yer boggago off tho
Mtttll" It Is so every w hero, I nologlro for
disturbing n tlckot ngout long enough to bull
mo a ticket, and ho tries to jump through n
Httlo brass wicket nud throttle mo. Othor
men como In nnd say: "Glvo mo a tlckot for
Bnndolino, O., nnd bo dnm sudden about it,
too," and thoy get their ticket nnd go ubonrd
tho car nnd get tho best neat, whllo I ntn beg
ging for tho opportunity to buy a pent nt
mil rates ana then rlilo In tho wood box. 1 1
bcllovo that common courtesy nnd decency I
in America needs protection. Go into an
hotel or a hotel, whlchovcr Hilts tho oycthor
nnd nycthor render of theso lines, nnd tho
commercial man who travels for a big snu
fuigo casing houso in Now York litis tho bridal
chamber, whllo tho meek and lowly minister
Of tllO GOBOol ITCtS n Wall DOcktlt room with A
ft hlippcry elm towel, a cako of cast iron J
Bon" n scnnoctca noil, viow of tho latin
dry, a tin roof and $4 a day. Bill Nyo in
Now York World
It Depend on thn Uio.
Mr, Sissy (who hns Just bought a yellow
tnnnlmr nn n rrl nf tnlr fm- Ma llttl.. I,rl
J " .. v.. .W. ..W ....,W UIV..I1I.I
Aw, this toy is not very durublo, I
Titty Shop Girl (demurely) With proper
cnro, sir, it ought to last you a long Ume,
A Mexican Simko Story.
A family in San Luis Potosi possessed a
very lino rattlesnnko. Thoy had captured it
by means of a forked stick when It wns a
baby, and succeeded in domesticating it. In
tho courso of years It grow to lie fourteen
feet in length, nnd became tamo and playful,
nover showing tho slightest symptouof anger
wlinn lintiilln,! lw 1m ftltd.l..,, I.,. (t .... 1.1
not allow Its rattles to bo touched. It bo-
enmo very much attached to its master, nnd
would follow him around tlio house liko a
dog. During tho recent storm in San Luis
many of tho houses wero struck by lightning.
Tho bolts wero falling fast about tho dwell
ing, which had sheltered tho snake from
childhood. Nobly determined to dlo for its
benefactors, tho serient craw led up tlio out
bldo walls of tho houso, and mounting tho
roof it btood on its head In a iieriMiudlcular
nosltlon for tlm m. nf iAmi .!,.,, t,
A.i a i . .
reduced to ashes tho noblo animal aud also
Thcro is no uso In letting tho American
papers havo a monopoly of theso enuko
stories, Two Republics.
A Hint to Inventari.
First Ynnkeo What puts you in such a
good humor thu morning!
Second Ynnkeo Pvo Just got my patent
for my now patent ink eraser, I wouldn't
tako f.10,000 for it.
"Did you get n patent last year for luvent- i
"I did, nnd I sold it for $00,000, nud now I
Pvo invented un eraser that will oven ro- j
move writing dono with my own indcliblo '
"What nro you going at next I" '
"I'm going to invent another Indcliblo ink '
mat can't bo erased with my now eraser. I
tell you, thcro is money in this patent busi
ness u you go at It right." Texas Sittings,
TllO ljllldtfl tt T.dwrtln linv.t fitim.l ( if, tl,..ft
advantage to buy dross goo.lsand trinimiiigs
of J. E. Miller. His stock ibis season is tlio
largest and fluent ever shown In this city aud
his grand halo has caused all Lincoln ladies to
wonder. Tho prices nro exceedingly low and
the goods supojb ,u quality anil tdyle.
TIIK Til KATIIlCAIi WOULD.
A WEEK'S REVIEW AND PROSPECTIVE.
The I'lelil of Amusement In l.lnroln,
News About I'litjs, Aelors, lite.
The people of Lincoln had the pleasure on
Monday and Tuesday of hearing mid seeing
that m vt charming Httlo queen of soulirclicN
liottu, In two of her most (Mipular anil suc
cessful plays, "Pawn Ticket No, Uld'' and
'"The Little Detective." The former Is on.
doiihledly the iMdter of the two, and Is prob
ably tho best Lottn has ever npHared in. The
play was outlined In our last Issue, nud as
nearly overy one of the Cot'itiicu'H clientele
was present repetition Is unnecessary, tattn
retains all the piquancy ami charm of acting
thnt has always marked her work before tho
Of Attluir Itelmu's t'ointsly company,
which will apjMMir at the Kiinko ou Tuesday
evening next, the faw Voik ll'nri has the
following good words to say:
Mr. Reliau wrought a largo and brilliant
Mrsl-class audience to an unusual pith of en
Joynieiil by a lour-cnst farco willed "Nancy
.V Co." The plce Is a rattling series of Inci
dents, It Is admirably played, with such nil
nilrable comedy iidjurtmnnt and such per fee
Hon of detail In action, that farce was ur
tually lifted to a dramatic cxw Hence seldom
Nccntiou our stage.
Mm, Nancy I hasher writes a play. Mrs.
llruslier desires to have that play lllled for
production by u man of technical experience.
She sends the plot to Sir, Klefu O'lvlufo, pro
foHslonnl dramatist. The play Is presentisl,
accepted, about to lie plajisl. All this she
does without tho sanction or kuowhslgo or
Brasher, whr. follows liar; to Now York,
where she takes rooms nttho Windsor. Klefe
Ik In lovo with Grillln's niece and lives In
Gilding's house. Nanoy wills there to see
him and excites the suspicious of Grilling,
lie ami Diana, his niece, follow Numy to the
Windsor hotel, w hero they llnd her, as does
her pursuing husband; and he not only finds
her there, but finds her registered ns Sirs
O'Klefe. This delights Grilling, who dislikes
O'Klcfe, nnd does not wish him to mnrry his
niece Diana. Nancy explains nothing, but
asks u htiiciiKlon or Judgment until midnight
i. r., till after the play Is played. Now,
Grilling has a daughter with whom Captain
Censellor, f thu United States army, is In
lovo. O'ICiufe lioliw Renseller to outwit Grlf
lings and Honscllcr helps O'lvlefe tu the same
praiseworthy object. Finally thn naturo of
tho Intimacy Itetweoii Sirs. Brasher and her
ilrniuiitlo collalwrnteur Is innilo ovldent, all
the droll mistakes explained.
Into this story came all tho talent of Sir.
Harry I lotto, who, us Mr. Oillllng, gave us
another tysi of the humorous old man, In
which niiioiirousiioss ami parental propriety
wero most curiously bleiidisl.
It Is doubtful if any other coiujmny in tho
United States could have done what he did
with "Nancy & Co.'," and tho prospect nro
unit it win prove a "running river of merrl
incut" for u long time.
TheTwo Oreiilest TriiKfilliins or the Ag"
nt tlit, 1'iiiiUe April lUlli.
On Slonday , April 1, tlio chart for the
Booth-Barrett engngcinent will Iki oitened to
the public, tho signers of the subscriptions
coming In for first choice of tho live dollar
sent as their nnmesaro called. After that
there will Ihi a few rows at four (Mints, nnd
the remaining ones at three dollars. The
flrst four rows In tho gallery will lm sold at
four dollars, a few at three and the remain
ing ones nt two dollars.
NoxtSIonday tho subscription list will Ihj
rc-ocncd, nnd those who hnvo not signed for
choice of seats should do so next w eek. lids
engagement will lie tlio grandest dramatic
event In tho history of Lincoln, nnd will Iw
highly upprcclubsl by Isith our own isxiplo
and those of surrounding towiiK who will
avail themselves of this, perhns the last op.
porttinity of hearing these givutt actors In
The railroads will give reduced rates to
turtles of ten or more. This has Imsmi ngnssl
iqiou by all tho roads leading Into Lincoln.
EsptK.'iul care will Ihi taken by tho manage
ment of the Fimko to provide well forall out
side parties who write or telegraph their or
ders. Parties from out if town can have their
names placed tqion the subscription list, or
can order other priced senta by addressing
Crawford & SlcReynolds, malingers of
Funko's opera house.
Sliss Gretchen .Marquette returned Wed
nesday from her Columbus visit accompanied
by her friend, SIlss SI cages of that city.
Sir. A. C. Zelmer, tho Burlington's oillclent
city iMissenger agent, wns on tho sick list
Slonday and Tuesday.
Slessrs. I lets & Sow cll,tho grocers received
100 bunches of Ixiuauas one day last wevk
and Inside of five hours all were sold. This
speaks w ell for the firm's patronage.
Sliss Clara Fuuke is again "At Homo" to
mends after n plcaaiit visit to her sister,
Sirs. Harris, at Ord, Nub.
The HiirlliiKton rijrrs.
General Passenger Agent EmtU wns in the
city Wednesday and it is on his authority we
announce that Nos. 1 nud 'J, the Chicugo
Denvcr flyers, will Ih put on ngaln ornia
nently nejt Slonday. This will Ihj cheerful
nows to travellers, for it had Ikwii rumored
that these trains would not bo jut ou again.
A Nccctsnry I'ouniliitlon.
Eastern Man That's your house, chf My
gracious! What does this menu I It stands
Western Sinn You wouldn't havo tho
wheels on tho roof, would you I
"But whoelsl Wheels, slrl What arc
"Why, to keep out of the way of now bus!
uoss blocks, of courso. Whero'd you como
from nnyhowl" Omaha World.
Tho Newspaper HUturlcii.
"What kind of a writer ore you, Mr.
Fake" inquired Miss Snyder.
"I'm a posthumous author, my dear," was
the self conscious reply.
"What's that, may I nskr
"Well, you Bee, ho rejoined, "whenovcr a
prominent man dies I write fictitious nnec
dot.w ubout bun." Judcc.
TO "ONEOF THE GIRLS."
What n lliltiult l.mly ttrndrr Thlnlts f u
llecent (Ninlrlliiilliin In T linn
To'lNKof tiik Giuijt.": "One of tho
girls" will please accept thanks and lies
wishes of a strong adherent mid promoter of
sensible doings pf young society aspirant.
You deserve not only thu concurii neo of
opinion but nlso the actual assistance of all
your friends In your social sphere. All tho
young men with good found Judgment will
thank you by Imlng moro gallunt not only to
yourself, but also toothers.
This public display which some would Ixi
society youths think necessary to gain favor
nud prominence, partakes of tho vulgar. It
hicks inai quiet, reitnisi iimucuunr which
Is tho distinguishing mark of a true gent Io
nian. I mean by "publlo display" the too
fiequent use of carriages nud profuse giving
The plo and Immisllnto associate of
these young men know they cannot afford
such luxuries and consequently must en
lerlalu a very poor opinion of their menial
or commercial ability, They should I hi given
a secondary consideration by the fair sex In
society. This would soon bring them to
A chaMrou should always accompany n
young lady, unless the gentleman bo well
known, when u carrlngn Is necessary. A pub
lic coiivojuueo provciitsuuy nssuinlng on tho
young man's wirt. The present state of so
ciety Is such that nearly all should bo mis
trusted until proven otherwise.
Hoping your endeavors will attain tho do
sired end, I remain a dcclplo of the R ni)
principle, llessstfully yours, IC. G. O.
Detroit, Mich., Slareh III, 18S3.
Magistrate (to prisoner) You ssy, Uriels
Rosins, that you took tho ham lccauso yoa
nro out of work and your family nro starr
ing. And yet, I tuujeriiinud you havo four
dogs about the house.
Unclo llnstut Yes, Mill, but I wouldn't
arsk my family to catdogs, yo' honnlil Now
Tho IJvll nt rrormst Inn! Inn.
Ho had Invited her around tho corner for
somo oysters, to which tho young Indy did
full Justice, and on tho way bnck to tlio
houfo ho laid bare tho pltlablo condition of
"I am very sorry, Sir. Sampson," sho said,
"but I nm already engaged."
Ho bowed bis head. '
"I regret that you nro so deeply moved,"
tho girl said gently.
"Ah, yes," ho responded, and his volco bo
trayed gonulno grief. "I should havo known
of all this curlier In tho evening." Now
A I'limonxMiiilly HUngy Man.
"I think that Hlghflvo is the stingiest man
"IIo was recently sick nnd fell into a
trance. His friends supposed ho wns dead and
put him In a cofUn. Ho returned to life how
"Well.now ho's brought suit against tho
undertaker liecauso ho won't take tho coflla
buck."-Nebraska State Journal.
A Dftllchtvil Audience.
Amateur Actor I think I wus great in
that death scene, Charley,
Charley Yes, Indeed, old man. Why,
when you fell back and expired, nnd your
lifeless form was carried awny, tho applnuso
was fulrly deafening. I never Baw such a
delighted uudlcnco. New York Sun.
Tlio I.etsvr IWII.
Omaha Wife Nearly tlmo to clean house
Husband Sly gracious I Let it go this year,
can't you I
"Well, I'll tell you how to fix it. Don't
ctaiu house; we'll move." Omaha World,
Iloioai 1 rlcnds.
y. s c-
Miss WnUish-DIdn't Sir. Waldo say to
you as I entered tho parlor last night, Clara,
l,Is that tho beautiful Sliss Walxishf"
Clura Yes, disir, with tho aceeut on Uio
"that," Scnbner's Slaguzlue,
No lluiidul for Mini.
MUs Biwtou Do you piny Hnudeli
Mr. Chicago Do you tako me for an organ
grluderl Bui lingtou Free Itvsu.
Embroideries in fancy edgings at Oakley's,
y. s v
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