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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1889
SHUITON & SMITH,
234 South Eleventh St.
Letter of Introduction,
Lincoln, Neb., March 2, ?p.
To the Citizens ok Lincoln:
GREETING: Having just opened our new
store in the Webster block, we take this means of
introducing ourselves and trust that a mutually
pleasant acquaintance may be the result of our lo
cating in this city.
In calling your attention to our stock we desire
to inform you that we will always cater to the finest
element of trade, carrying at all times a superior
assortment, embracing the finest goods in Art Furni
ture, and introducing from time to time, the latest
productions of the finer grades, as soon as manufac
tured. We extend you a cordial invitation to make us
a call, and although not in need of anything in our
line it will afford us pleasure to show you our line
of Artistic Furniture and Novelties.
Very Truly Yours,
SHELTON & SMITH.
Specieil Sale Of
NOW IN PROGRESS,
Ashby & Millspaugh.
IT WAS A GRAND SDCCESS
The crowds came and they were delighted with
our opening and the clear ladies are yet talking of
what pretty things they saw.
We are How Ready for Business
And our new store is still receiving a large num
ber of callers daily. Of course you have been to see
us and expect you were well enough pleased to call
again. You will always be welcome.
1325 O Street.
GENTLEMEN OF LINCOLN!
You like to dress well and like your clothes to be of
the most fashionable and to fit well.
WHEN IN OMAHA
Drop in to sec us at 141 1 Farnam Street, Paxton Hotel
Building, and see our superb line of
Spring and Summer Suitings,
We have all the finest grades in both Domestic and
Jmported Woolens and as to make and finish we recognize
no superiors. Soliciting an inspection, we are yours, Etc.,
THE AMERICAN TAILORS.
DILL NYE GOES SHOPPING.
lie Siiyi lln l.lkr In Nlmp IJrttrr In llof
Ion Thitii In (lotliiiiii,
I always ro and vWt tlio Old South church
wlion tu lloiton, bocnuw I llko tonco tlio old
nndptaiMiiitrniition Ixilli with which disagree
nbloHX)lo wcro killed when thoy acted Im
properly. I olw llko to attend a church
whoro I can criticise things without hurting
any ono's feeling After I vWt tlio old
church 1 llko to go around over tho Huh nnd
buy things. I linto to contrast any city with
my own town, but n nervous pcrnon with n
shrinking nnturo can do better mid enjoy It
bolter whllo shopping In llostou than In Now
York. Tho lltwton marchant evidently
bought his goods for tho purpose of wiling
thorn to tho consumer, whllo tho Now York
merchant apxnrs to Imvo purchased them
tnoro for tho wild excitement of looking at
1 always havo my feelings hurt when I shop
In Now York. In tlio llrst plnco, 1 am en
raged boforo I got to tho rtoio by 087,210 peo
ple who knock mo over nud goton thoolo
vnted trains lieforo tho passengers can got
oil. Then I go to n store nnd wait near ft
suck of wet umbrellas until bovcrnl total
strangers, with a haughty nlr, Jostle mo
against the wnll.
I next sjieak tonlloor wnlker, w ho plays
that ho owns the store, nud Is allowed to
draw that instend of n salary Ho looks at
mo askance, as if ho feared that I might bo
Nelllo lit V lln rnn nviw tnjwiifni.ivttli n
heavy set saleslady, to inquire of her, ovl
dcuily, whether I am there with sinister mo
tives, nud while 1 tremble at tho thought
that I um about to bo senrchod for said mo
tives, another man, w ho plays that ho owns
tho storo af tci uooui, comes along and asks
mo what 1 want tlioro.
1 tell him that 1 am n slmplo minded man,
nioro or less plckod on both at homo and
nbroud, that I would spend an enormous
amount of money in New York if I had a
chunco; thut Uxlny 1 had contemplated buy
ing or trading for n full hot of two heavy No.
10 English hose with double solos and a strik
ing resemblance to each other. Nobody could
beany moro explicit than that without being
offensive. 1 Just tell ft man whnt 1 want
right at tho start, and thou If there should bo
any dolay it his fault.
Hn looks nt inn knrrnwfiillv .,..! Imrrlna
fool in his ockct for something. I say, "Put
up your gold. Clot out with your dross. I
am not oor or crazed by suffering. I nm
ouly waiting to present n iotter of introduc
tion to tho sock lady If 1 can obtain nu audi
enco w it ti her I w mild Ihj Batislled with oven
a very small audience with her." Ho tolls
mbwhuio the olllco is, and I go there. Hlio
waits u long time bofoio 1 seem to catch hor
eye. She looks through mo, and so ou across
tho store to a given olnt. She then says:
"What kind, ploasof "English hoso, dou
bio solo, unbleached, No. 10, two of n kind."
"For yomvlf" "Yes, exclusively for my
"Well, thn mnii'fi hrtvi in on aiwinit fl,..
facing the other street."
i men go to a Hotel, register, got a room,
rinc for a mesMiif?ir ntul utml hi,,, f. f lm
hoio. Bill Nye in Now York World
A Poor Theory.
Stranger I soo It reported that thosa
soldiers' orphans woro ouly shamming Insan
ity so as to save tho trouble of going to their
Phlladclphlan Woro you over a boy!
"1 should say I was."
"So was 1. Supposo In your boyhood dayi
you had boeu informed that a big meal was
waiting for you on tho othor sldo of a moun
tain, but if you didn't fool iiko going for It
you could have somo tea and toast."
v uoopi m iinvo climbed tho mountain,"
Did llucon Write Slicrlilnn, Too?
Overheard In u Cambridge can "Don't
you love Hhakespearei" "Oh, ycsl 1 Just
doteou him. 1 saw 'School for Scandal' tho
othor nlglit. You know that's ono of Shako
spearo's best plnysi" iloston Hornld.
The I'uaWeo lint.
Tuero's hats 'nd tlicn, ag'lii there's hats,
As you u'ready know;
There's Imu 'ut's maile for comfort
'Nd there' lints 'at's tnado for shows
There's them 'ut's tow "nd squatty,
'Nd, then, ther'n them 'at's higher
'Nd you klu see a job lot.
Jest by lookln' at our choir
There's thorn 'at's hlRb 'nd crooked.
Jammed In 'nd skewed awry
Tho Uurndcst sliaui 'nd llxla's
All p'Uitlu' totbosky;
You wouldn't know they win bats,
Excep' for bcln' on a
Girl flxed up all scrumptious
Llko she wux a preciny donna.
There's jest one llttlo owee hat
'At sets close on tho head,
'Nd all made out of feathers like
A-Rllntln' bluo 'nd red;
It's mighty peert 'nd snugllke,
'Nd takln' yes, you bet!
BUI 'tlsu't much on bcln' warm
Nd kecpln' off the wet
There's just n not bin' to it
'Cept Its Iwauty 'nd Its grace,
A-aniiRKln' closo as It kin git
To Jest tho purtyest face
'At's in tho hull cubuodle
0' thegliU'at'sln tho choir
I only wish 'at I wux It
'Nd could get Jest as nigh 'erl
Perkins Bros., should fit your foet if you
Sawyer & Moshler's greenhouses supply cut
flowers, boquets, etc., on short notice.
Urnnch ilorul conservatory in Masonic Tern
Monograms, crests, dlu, etc., promptly en
graved in the most artistic manner nt the
CouniKit ofllco. Don't wild orders away
from homo when it can lie done in the city nt
the samo prices.
Austin, Scott Co., Ind., Feb. 10, 168a: I
havo gtvon Chnmlerlnin's Cough ltemedy a
thorough trial, anil dud it to Ixi nil and moro
than is clulmnd for it. I would not lie with
out it for double whnt it costs. Fur.n J.
Xiciiolh. Sold liy A. L. Slimier, Druggist.
Mr. II. B. Wymse.JWhltesvlllo, Teiin., re
cognizes in Chamtierlaiu's 1'nlu Halm tlio fin
est medicine he lias ever handled. lie is nn
oxpei fenced druggist, and knows a good arti
cle and recommends Chamberlain's Pain
Halm for rheumntiniii, muscular ache and
twins. It always holiw tho suffering. Give
it n trial. Sold by A. L. Blinder, Druggist
All the Latest and most Popular Musical Compositions
may be found at
CURTICE & THIERS,
LEADING MUSIC DEALERS
207 SOUTH 11TI-I STREET.
Large Stock ot the leading American made Guitars.
Piano Tuning and Repairing piomptly attended to.
SWEET EVELYN SCHOTf ISCHE. "
Copyrighted. All nghts reserved. Written expressly for the American Prcs Association, an,! put.
Ushed by permmton of tho owner and his publishers, T. 11. Harms A Co., 810 Broadway, Hew York,
By HARRY COOK.
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Copyrlght. 1880, by John do Witt
LOOK AT TM K
OOZE CALF OXFORDS,
The Newest Thing in Street wear, in all Sizes and Widths.
1129 O STREET.
READY FOR BUSINESS!
143-145 South Tenth Street.
Grand Opening !
On THURSDAY, APRIL 4th,
WE SHALL OPEN THE FINEST STOCK OF-
Dry Goods and Fancy Goods,
CLOAKS, SHAWLS, CARPETS, 'ETC., ETC.,
Ever displayed in Lincoln, at the lowest New York and Boston Prices.
We shall, by courteous attention, strive to merit a portion of your patronage. Remember
the place, it is the BOSTON STORE,
.143-145 South. T6nt St.,
The cheapest and best place in the State to buy Dry and Fancy Goods.
A. E. RICHARDSON & CO.
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