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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1890
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POPULATION OP LINCOLN 60,000,
Saturday Evening, Feb, 16, '90,
Ttio Couiukh will not U rconsihlo for
any debts nmilo liy nny ono In Its iimiip, tin
Um n written order nccomianles tlio miiio,
I j. WkhhkIi, Jr., Prop'r.
Otrner 10th and P Streets.
Tlio Courier Cull bn Fountl At
Windsor Hotel Nuws Hlmut.
Cnpllnl Uotol Nuwn Htitml.
Udell's IMnlnir Hull Now Htand.
Tim (Inllmtn NowsBtiuul, 1IH Holith tlth Ht.
llcrt Ituinior. Ill Ninth 11th Htrcet.
Kd. Yoiiiik, l(W)0 Hlroot.
Rnton AHinltli, tl'JOO
IJttlo Sport ClKr Htoro. US N. 18th HU
W. R. DENNIS,
1137 O STREET.
I I.ocmI unit Personal,
Whltcbrmst Coal and Llnio Company.
Lincoln Ico Co., 1010 O St. Telephone 118.
Perry A: Harris, Jewolors.
Brown's restaurant for meals.
Take Turkish at 1010 O street.
Ask your grocer for QullckV bread.
Telephone at tho Coumxn otllco Is 853,
Mineral water used tor bathing, 1010 O it
Give Betts & Weaver, the new coal firm, a
Miss O. J, Quilmetto'a drew making par
en, 1333 O street.
Try some of the One fresh fish served every
day at Cameron's.
Canon City Cool again at tho Whltebroast
Coal and Limo Co.
Ask your grocer for Gullck's bread.
Roast meats, and vegetables of all klndsnt
Cameron's Lunch House.
Superior quality Anthracite coal atBetta
JfcWoavcr'a. Call up 440.
Join tho Perry (e Harris watch club. Get
watch at a dollar a week,
'The old reliablo Canon City Coal at Hutch
na & Hyatt's, 1040 O street.
Improved shower for Turkish baths at 1010
O street, basement Union block.
Only placo in Lincoln that uses mineral
water in baths is at 1010 O street.
Ask your grocer for UulicVa braid.
Try an oyster stew or oyrtcrs In any stylo
at Den Cameron's. Thoy aro fine.
A five-dollar work of Shakospoaro given
way. See advcrtlsomont, page 8.
Brown is ready to servo bouquets, wedding
collations and other spreads on short notice.
Gullck's bread is full weight
Canon City, Mendota, Ohio Block and Col
orado Coal, at Bctts & Weaver's, phone 440.
TCow is the tlmo to lay in your winter sup
ply of coal Hutchtas & Hyatt's, 1040 O
Freeh mined Lackawnnn Anthracite and
other lino coals at HutcUus & Hyatt's, 1040
Cakes of any and all kinds for banquctpar
ties made to order on short notice at tho Gu
lick Bakery, 013 P street. Telephone 108.
Winger & McGahey for Coal, Coko and
Wood. 133 North Eloventh street. Tele
Ladies will find a complete lino of flno shoos
and all the latest stylos at tho proper prices nt
8herwln's Boston Shoo Store.
Buy Gulick's bread.
. Buy your coal of tho Vhitebroast Coal and
Lime Co., and it will always be well screaked,
full weight, best quality and at right prices.
Ashby & Milbpaugh ore offering their en
tire stock of fine drees goods and silks at cost.
Now Is the time to buy a nice dress for vory
Baird Bros, are giving 30 per cent discount
on all cash sales and a chance on u (45 sowing
raachino on every purchase or bill paid to the
amount of (1.00.
Buy Gullck's bread,
Tou can save 20 Ivor cent on your hard wato
and got a chance ou a (15.00 sewing machlno
for every dollar's worth 'you buy at Baird
Bros., 1343 0 street,
Tho uew Felix Govme's face powders re
cently received by MUs Johnston are having
popular sale and all tho Indies who have
used It have great praiso for it
Edith K. Russell, artist in China, Oil, Pas
te) and Watnr Color painting. Studio, room
140 Jones block, corner Pand Twelfth streets,
entrauoe 139 north Twelfth strott.
Old trunks made as good as new or taken
in trade for uew ones at trunk fnctory 303
So llth st., Vol. 003. Wirrick & Hopper.
Also a fine lino of trunks, values, etc.
Fine carriages, buggies, saadle hones and
the best livery stock in the city at A. G, BUU
inoyer & Cos. l'olace Stable, Telephone
orders (No. 435) rocelvo prompt attention.
J, T. Joues' new carriage repository U now
located on tho ground floor, 305-307 South
Tenth street, In the Bohanau block, where Ills
Use of ftae carriages of all kinds show to bet
ter advautsge than ever, Jon wants to sell
youarig whau you want one. Call and see
Idas. He agrees to make the rices suit or
give yon the riff.
THIS W.C.A. KIKMSS.
U) peoplo In Lincoln had
fH much of nn Men, a
(P mouth iiki what n Kir
iiwm was. lly toiuor
row morning them
ought to lie few who do
not know what a Kir
iiicmI. None but thoto
who Imvc Iuul n slmllai
nxiM'rlt'ueo rim under
stand tlio Industry ami tho devotion, the
head ache mid tho heart aches of tho good
women who luivo nmilo such n brllllniit mid-
cess of tills week's ICIruicHs. It was under
taken for tho Ixineflt of tho Wonmn's Chrls
tnlu Ansoclntlon, which l mnlntnlnlng n
homo on Tenth street whern working girls
without kin In Lincoln may llnd nil abiding
placo nmld rhrWtalu InlluuuceH. Tlio cotnplo
tlou of tho lCxx)Hltlon building cniun very
oppoi tuuoly, ntid Mr, J. J, IiiiIioIT'h kind
newt in donating Its uso was a handsome,
plivo of geueroitlty, Thero aro six stoio
Moors In one largo room, nnd Jono seldom
could hope to llnd n hall or n building wo ad
mirably adopted for tho purismo, As hns
been explained In tho Couiukh, a Klrmess In
a Dutch fnlr or festival, and tho American
Institution alms to reproduce mime of tlio
qunlutiicss, tho customs and other character
Istlcs of tho genulno article. To these, of
course, are added such attractive feature as
tho nctlvo brains of bright American women
It Is worth nny ono's while, to innko n tour
of tho W. O. A. Kirinem. Tho render should
remcniber thnt. with verv few nxecntloiis.
tho ladle and Keutlemen In clianni nrn
dressed In Dutch costumes, whllo tho build
ings aro constructed and pnlnted to represent
tholr Hollnndlsh prototyes. Tho first thing
encountered after nasstnr tlm t t-keUfnkur la
a wpioro-rooieii avillon, optm ou nil sides.
The sign reads, "Oeneralo Mark von Lovons
inlddelen," which lllwrnlly translated means
general mnrkot for provisions, lusldo nro
on snlo eggs, cheoso, ioultry, butter, fish,
canned goods, vegetables, plants, flowers, etc.
Mrs. Dr. Woods Is In charge, assisted by Mi.
dames J. It. Webster and O. 1). Pitcher.
.Tint across tho way Mrs. P, 1). Crlm has n
stand llllcd with kcrumlra nml fnnnv wurlr
and n sliuw-ciiMo containing ,orfuiiii8 ami
Next In lino Na grwt old-fashioned town
pump, which sK)tiU lomouado Instmil of
wnter. It U n center of attraction for tho
Iniys nnd glrU, who (Uko Helen's bnby thnt
wanted to "neo tho wheels go wound") Insist
uion having tho delicious liquor pumped up
before their eyes. Mrs. M. D. Welch I
punqw in chief nnd IsoMlsted by Mrs. Henry
Crawford, Misses Fanny Mnrley, I)na Gil
lesplo and Helen Wade,
Ono of tho most attractive displays Is tho
oxhlblt of Mr. H. P. Slovens. The sign reads
"HoofplaaU voor In landscheonbuitonlnn
dlscho" Vrugten. It Is nrensonnbly gootl guess
thnt that moans headquarters for domtntfa
nnd foreign fruits, nnd tho oxhlblt cnrrlcs
out that conclusion. A larger and hand
somer display of tho kind has seldom, If over,
been seen In Lincoln. Thoro nro ten kinds of
oranges nlono. There aro Palermo and.Mos
slua lemons nacked with iirtlhVfnt iinwnr.
nnd tinseled strands, a very pretty thing thnt
wns svcureii especially tor tlio Klrmosx. Then
thero nro raro fruits tlko Florida graptw,
which look hko monster oranges, tangerines,
Persian dates, etc. In front nt ,. ,.i..
supply is n fnilt stand under n big brown
lluen umbrella, such as tho markot women of
Holland uso to protect tholr wares fiom sun
and rain. Tho oxhlblt Is In chnren of M
A. II. Mateer, assisted by Miss Matccr, and
tho profits go Into the general fund.
Just beyond is a plntfonn scale, where Miss
Adelo Wado and other young ladles doter
mluo the weight or all comers for a consid
eration. At the rlcrht, of tlm iml u i.
queerest kind of a Hguro thnt excites a great
iiiwi ot comment, it bccius to bo n cross be
tween a manikin and n Jnvancse olllclal. It
is mounted on a pedestal, swatliMl In yellow
nnd blue hablllmonts, nnd holds a sot of
scales in his extended right linnd, as if to
assure all of exact weight
In a little nook, almost concealed by neigh
boring buildings nnd evergreens, stands a
table behind which nro Mrs. Paul Holm, Mrs.
Paul Homier and MIrh Hmlln TWVn,- ,,.,!,. ..
servo tho multitude, A banner 'overhead
says "Sulker Lado Melk To Koop," but you
got good gonulno American chocolate in tho
As you turn tho comer you encounter a
building with Its gabled end to tho street It
Is decorated with flags, laco draperies and
Chine o Inntcrns. Tho slgu reads "Sulker
Cankot," but you aro able to tell moro
about tho business by looking nt tho coun
ters, which bear n tempting array of homo
mado and French confectionery. tMrs.
Charles I. Jonej is the head-womnu, and her
saleswomen nro Mosdames W. B, Wolcott,
George G. Walto and C. T. Bowers, Misses
Mlnnlo Lattn, Jenny Underwood, Maud
8mlth, Snrnh Harris, Maud Hammond,
Amelia SCeh, Alllo Rlghter, Alleon Oakley
and Donn Loomls. Messrs. Kdwnrd Clark
and Frank Kvnrta are errand, boys.
Across tho oast end of the room Is n long
building thnt serves for n general storo and n
IKistollleo. Tho latter might bo suspected
from tho sign, "Post Knntor," but tho former
reads American, "Winkel in Nedorland."
The tilaco Is ornnmentod with num. n,ic mui
pictures. The stock of goods Includes almost
everything Imaginable from salt to violins,
irom n pauy-s sucumg tioitio to rur skins.
The tiostotllcn hns Ihmhi ilnliiL n crrvwl Ittulniwa
particularly on Valentino day. It employs
two carriers, Aiossrs, fTauic ana frtwsfcjea
cretit, who do a thriving busmens with sjieclnl
dollverv letters, collecting n illmn tnr iuioI,
Tho opportunities for merriment may bo
imagined. -Mr. iv . a. tiuiiman Is potttinaster
and boss of tho store, and ho has au nblo dep
uty m Air, it. it. wiioy. Tiiey nro asslstetl
by Mesdamea W. 8. Huirmiin, A. G. Hill
moyer, H. It Wiley, W. R. Dennis, G. E.
Moore, Fred Baldwin, E. K. Crlley, W. J.
Turner and Frank Lewis nnd Mr, O. R.
Tho next buildimr offers a novoltv in tlm
way of n thatched roof. Its slgu bays Hout
Waro, nnd dangling from its walls uro arti
cles of wooden ware clothes pins, wash tubs,
wheel barrows, chairs, etc. Tho committee
iu charge aro Mrs. Charles N, Little, chair
man, Mesdames Ada Atkinson, C. It Hurlbut
nmlB. H. McGahsy, Misses Mollle Hclwig,
Anna Funko, Sarah Harris and Gertrude
Then romes tho Bakkers Huls. Tho oven Is
only painted, but tho cakes and cookies and
pretzels and other good things olTcred for sale
aro real flour and sugar goods. Mrs. R. T.
Van Brunt Is the responsible head and she is
assisted by Mesdames W. J, Wadsworth, T,
v. rvk,.v .T w. MaIMi,,ii1 w h nnu'
.. , v. a , . .., .. ......... ... . -,...,
L. limner, Chns, llolmeti, M, Scott and Hen
ry Hartley, Misses Carry Hill ami Mlnnlo Do
Puo. Mr. M. Scott figures as the bakker,
"Lcen Fentoonstelliiig" Is tho label to tho
next buik'ing. It doesn't cost anything to
guess what that nfeans, but you can And out
quicker by going inside. It seems to be a
loan exhibition of old, quaint nnd Dutch arti
cles. Among them may bo seen the follow
Ingt A copper wanning pan with hinged Ud
and a handle three feet long, by Mrs. Frank-
Mi) bluoi'hlnn and bronre platter, Mrs. IIoh
Kclnwiiii lirnw candlesticks, Miss Hnlbrook; a
lirmli from Utrecht, Holland, ono hundred
years old, Mrs. 0. O. l'ncej a bras mortar
and pKtl and a bras varo, Mrs. lloKwlmnu;
supar lion I 75 years old, Mrs. Maltland; a
looking glass UK) years old and blue chlnn,
Mis. 11. F, Smith; a brocaded tnblo cloth,
brass rniidlcstlt'ks IWJ yeais old and n bend
pursii B0 years old, Mrs. C. O. l'ncej two Kir
tlerw woven In blue nnd whllo BMl yiMim old,
Mrs. I'!nsterday: twobronro plniiues Rhowlni:
Holland taprooms, tho llitures standliig out
In bold relief, .Mrs. Jnti ; it hrnux kettle, V. W.
Ilohuinii J a piece of sack cloth 150 ymn old,
Mrs. Holm; attend purwi, Mrs. Miller; blue
china IK) years old, Mrs, Maltland; spinning
wheel, Mrs. FranklHh; a pair of saddlebags
used In tho Revolution, Dr. C. II. Manning;
old chlnn, n purse, and grandmother's raps,
Mrs. Ilelclnger; a grandfather's clock, Mrs.
Hubbard; a stllf -backed wooden chnlr nnd a
big upholstered arm chair, Mrs. Frauklsh;pln
cushion, Mrs. Oroottor. Tho building In un
der tho charge of Mrs. I'Vanklnli, iiMlstcd by
Mrs. Van llrunt, MIhhos Holbrook, Stoddnnl
"KIs Hoom" on a low In-owed building with
Its front wide ojien so thnt nil outdoors can
coiuo In Is suggctdlvo of a refrigerator, but It
Is not quite as bad as that, Tlm evergreen
trees nt tho door bent under n load of snow.
The evergreen trimmings Inside, tho rafters
and girder looked as though a snow storm
lind wandered In by mistake, n pretty effect
mat was mano uy mo artixuo lino or cotton.
Hut tho coldest thing about the plnco was tho
Ico cream served by ono of tho Inrgcst and
most charming groups of Indies. Under tho
imirslinlslilp of Mrs. Dr. Manning were ,)eH
tl.unos Johepli Knj'luner, B. II, Hurnhiun, Jos.
Swan and A. II, Talbot, Misses Inez Dorrls,
Clara Walsh, Cora Hardy, Maud llurr, Ollvo
Latta, Hortlo llurr, Naimlo Lllllbrldge, May
Montrose, Martha Funko, Anna Hair, Clara
Wheeler and Carrie Dennis,
In the center of tlio Moor stands tho wind
mill with Ita head mid wings reared up
through tho rotunda. At Its side Is tho news
pajHT building of the Dattu Owl, whoso man
agers nro Mewlnmes Dr. Victor, Dr. llnlley, K.
H, Andrus and O. M. Pinker, Tho crest nud
tho gnblo wcro ornamented with stuiretl owls,
birds of wisdom. Across tho front, crchcd
UX)ii twigs, was a row of very cutu pnjier
owls mado by Miss Julia Wilson.
At the east end of the room was tho Inn
Wlllem III Herburg. Hero dinner nnd suji
per were served by tho ladles of tho tllllcreiit
churchus. From tho gnblo hung a banner
lienrlug a Hon riuutmnt, and ou tho roof stood
n sturk. In tho waiting room wns a fireplace,
bluo china, n grandfather's clock, brass can
dleetlck.snuirers, splnningwheol, etc. Mr. nnd
Mrs.J.J.Imoir nml Mr. nnd Mrs. J. A. Rollins
relieved inch other In nctlng ns Innkeepers.
This proved to bo ono of tho most jwpulnr
nnd profitable feature of tho Klrmess. Tho
Indler!vJtd with each other In nrranirlnednlntv
tallica and setting forth tempting viands, nnd
tho gentlemen exemplified tlio chivalry of tho
nineteenth century by a generous patronage.
Following nro tho ladles who have assisted In
Monday, Episcopalians Mesdames Rev. J.
Hewitt, J. C. Kler, S. B. McEwnn, H. H.
Coleman, Jns. Tyler, Lllllbrldge, F. A. Pylo,
W.O.aibbs.8.A. Redway, J. B. ArchU
bald, It H.Oakley, C. 8. Llpplncott, Burr
Low Is, J. It. Shelton. J. II. Hnrtlett, W. II.
Hargreaves, C. 11. Duford, J. W. Mnxwell,
L.E. Regnler, AV.C. Miller, C. C. Waldo,
M. C. Weaver, Misses A. Link, Taylor, LI11U
brldgo, F. Hallenbeck, N. HnllenUk nnd
TuoBdny.CongrcgntlonnllsU Mesdamea W.
Snnford, T. II. Uavltt, U. C. Morse, M. M.
Travis, F. B. Rlghter, L. C. Bryant, It M.
Simons, Walton, W. It Dnlves, L. Bru-
nor, P. Smith, Northrup, F. B. Rlghter,
R. M. Simons, B. F. Bnlloy, S. B. Nlebott,
W. AV. Williams, W. F. Gustin, Walton
N. C. Abbott, II. H. Wilson, John Doollttlo,
C. E. Bcssoy, King, Thompson nnd Syl
vester, Misses Allco Nowlln, Alice Wing,
L. Nowton, D. Miller, Martha Hawloy, Carol
Churchill, Jennie Williamson, C. Pace, E.
Meadows, M. M. Miller, Llbblo Hongland,
Wetliiehday, Presbyterians Mesdamcs E.
II. Andrus, J. N. T. Jones, Dr. Lattn, C. E.
Loomls, W. M. Loonnrd, T. C. Kerns, C
Chambers, Emts, Hartley, C. E. Yates, Bnl
lantlno, E. 8. Sayor, McWhlnnlo, Cnmpliell,
Fisk, H. B. Tomson, BnrtnifT, Thslll, Grif
fith, Mnrslond, Price, J. II. Mccket, Morgan,
Foster, Tumor, Lyman, C. E. Brndt, Bnrker,
McGahey, Clark, Scott and Maltland and
Thursday, Methodists Mcsdnmes Stephen
nnd Nelson Brock, Hamilton, Eddy, Riggs,
Warren, TowiiMnd, Frier, Gnrroutto, Nelson,
Randall, Cook, Grler, Real!, Doty, Lasch,
Atkinson, Newton, Klefcr, Heater, Cockrnn,
Cnscbeer, Strickland, ImholT, Grifllth, Agey,
Gould, Bewell, Alva Kennnrd and Gullo
and Miss Llzzlo Bounell.
Friday, Baptists and Lutherans Mcsilames
Polk, Lockwood, Taylor, Gallop, Viseman,
Manger. Trimble, Dayton, Fletcher, L. F. M.
and A. W. Ensterday, Cooper, Benedict,
Rymor, Russell, Kelloy, Wnugh, Brooks,
Swanoy, Baldwin and H. O. Woods, Misses
Thomas, Cora Thomas, Pike, Stevens, Eas
terduy. Knowlton, Nyce, Johns, Williams,
Tillers, Wilson mid Cook.
Saturday tho ladles of tho Christian church
will serve tho meals and givo tho finishing
touch to n brilliant success.
In odd hours at tho Inn oysters were served
by Mesdamea A. H. Dorrls, W. C. Miller, F.
M. Williams anil W. Collins.
Near tho Inn wero three Edison phono
graphs in chargo of Mr. G. W. Hartmnu.
Tho machines wero supplied with musical
cylinders 6ent from Now York specially for
tho Klrmess, nnd hundreds Improved tho
chauco to hear imported music Mr, Hnrt
inan was assisted by Miss Rheta Chllds and
Mrs. Dr. Victor.
The roc m was handsomely decorated with
flags and buntings. Tho forinerwere draped
on the walls and tho Intter wero hung In fes
toons from celling to post Aro lights
flooded everything with tin electric glow.
Tho decoration committee consisted of
Messrs. C. T. Bowers, M. P. Mauritius,
Charles Slater, Ed. Clark, It T. Van Brunt,
C.W, Lyman and C. I. Jones, and Mos
dames Bowers, Lyman, Slater and Joneu,
Miss Amelia Zeh, Mr. and Mrs. Hlggins.
Many vnluablo suggestions wore made by
tho committee on costumes: Megdnmcs L. G.
M. Wade, W. O. Miller and M. D. Welch
and Miss llerthn Hebbard.
Messrs. S. C. Elliott and M. D. Welch
guarded the doors and tho tickets.
In addition to tho attractions of tho
booths, tho costumes and tho Inn, nil Inter
esting program was provided for each even
ing. It nl ways began w Ith a klompen pa
rado of all tho villagors, with wooden shoos
and the'mllk cart ns features. Prof, Mens
zendorf's orchestra also IllUd In odd inter
vals with selections. On Monday evening
thero was also a unique sword drill by Mlstes
Oakley, Hathaway, Lllllbrldge, MaruuetUs,
Hooper, Martha Funke, Allco and Kittle
Cowdry, Hnttlo and Car do Lcland, Moud
and Bertie Burr,
Ou Tuesday evening thero wns n pretty
Netherlnnd flag drill by Misses Joy Webster,
Lllllo Franklyn, Luttle Purlsh, Mlnnlo Park
er, Nannie Frnnklsh, Bessie Turner, Mary
Thlell, Georgia Camp, Edith Fiike, Blanche
Garten, Irene Bryan, Helen Hnrwood, Mam'o
Bowers, Georgio McDonald, Onalmhoif, Stel
la Ellott, "Kmnm McWhlnnlo, Knn Hlcketts,
Agnes Bnwoll, Mnmlo Underwood, Allco Malt
land, Adelo Rnndnll, Hehna Crawford, Helen
Welch, Amy Ln-ch, Hattlo Huffman, Ada
llcatou, Bessie Ilnrtrnlf, Joslo Redway, Flor
I'lico Winger, Llhble Seacrimt, Wivlnesdny
brought a tamlxiurlno dance by tho twelve
young Indies who gnto tho khoiiI ill 111 Men
dny evening. They woio gay gipsy cotuuic
nnd altogether their "turn" was n iH-iiiitlful
thing. Then followed n. Dutch promennde
by two en to llttlo tots, Wllllo Yates and Rose
Lllllhrldgc. After them enmo n dlttnlT drill
by twenty-four young Indies In costume, each
carrying a distaff. Lieutenants Htorrs and
Mnrsland ofllclnted as drill mnstors. On Thurs
day evening wo wero given musio by
Messrs. Hugh linker and Fred Bmyser on
guitars and Frank Burrnnd Cunningham on
mandolins; two Herman songs by Sirs. W. J.
Wad-worth, an exquisite singer; nnd a "Ser
mon In Black" by Bam Cisco, ono of tho fun
niest things Imngmnblo. Mr. W. B. Hiiirmnti
was gotten upas an old darkey preacher and
ho Imitated tho intonations and gMtiirc of
ministers by ringing tho change on tlio AUG
Ho simply repented tho A BC over and over
nothing more, but tho variety of expression
he put Into It mmlo nn artistic bit of nctlng.
L nst nigh llide wns u couiH'tltivodrlll be
tween tho two plntoous of young ladles m
Dutch costumes, the ling company and tho
dlstnir wlolders. St Valentino's dny sug
gested tnnuv timely quirks. Tho Indies have
decided to continue tho Klrmess tonight. It
will nlso bo oK'ii nt 2:.!0 tills nfternoon forn
mntlueu exhibition. 1 ho siieclnl fenturo will
bo n Mnypolo winding by children. 1 ho or
chestra will bo on hand, nud tho phonograph
will sing negro melodies. Tonight tho village
procession w III bo follow ed by singing by Mrs.
Welier, Lincoln's favorite. The orchestra
will glvo a good program, and nt8:!U) will be
gin tho grand auction of unsold articles. For
this day tho pi Ico of admission hns been re
duced to 35 cents for ndults and 10 cents for
children. Tho leaders have provided a won
derfully unique nnd Intel est Ing exhibition,
and no ono should miss this Inst chnuco to
Tho Klrmess Is probably tho biggest nud
best fair or bazanrever attempted In Lincoln.
IU profits may not bo ns largo as some be
cause of tho great expense involved; but the
public never got mora for its money nud sel
dom has anything given more general satis
faction. Whllo many lent n helping hand
the burden of responsibility fell upon tho
shoulders of Mrs. H. C. Elliott nud Mrs. J. I.
Underwood. Tho grand success of the Klr
mess is tho most eloquent tribute to their
zeal, devotion, Ingenuity nnd executlvo nbll
Ity. With two hundred peoplo nnd a thous
and detnlls conniving to drlvo them to dis
traction tho' maintained their even-tempered
manner, smoothed over n rough place here,
raveled ntauglo thero nnd kept the whole
machinery moving harmoniously to n com
mon end nil with u charming sweetness thnt
won tho admiration of those who know of tho
trying part they wero filling.
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
George F. Thiers is In Chicago.
Jas. Ledwith has returned from Chicago
improved In health.
MIsh Lulu Harlow cntei tabled friends at
cards Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Georgo Camp and Miss Harmer aro
visiting ut Clarence, Iowa.
Georgo N. KorcMnrtn has been visiting at
his old home, Madlsen, A Vis.
W. F. Kelley and A. G. Wolfenbnrgcr
have been admitted to tho bar.
Ask your grocer for Gullck's bread.
Tlm Tools He Needed.
"Why don't you workl" said a charitable
lady tho other day to a tramp, beforo whom
sho had placed a nicely cooked meal.
"I would," replied tho vagrant, "if I had
"What sort of tools do you want!" asked
"A knlfo and fork." Now York Lodger.
Mr. Jenkins Undo John promised to send
us something for tho parlor, but I nover ox-
pectcd an thing of this slzo,
Mr. Jenkins (after half an hour's work)
No, 111 1 hanged If I did I Munsoy's Weekly.
A Considerate Debtor.
Collector Whon nro you going to pay this
bill! I can't bo coming hero every day in the
Debtor Well, what day could you come
"I could call on Saturday."
"AH right; from now on I shall expect you
overy Saturday." Texas Hirungs.
"You'vo been sick, I hear," remarked ono
bull stormor of another.
"Yea, very sick."
"What did you takoP
"Then you aro a sugar cured ham." Tlmo,
Tho Butcher Did you tell Mr. Goto that
his bill had been running for a long tlmo I
Collector Yes, sir.
Tho Butcher Whnt did he sayl
Colloctor Ho mid: "For heaven's sako lot
la stand a little while." Life.
In TIicub Trine.
Ho Kiss me, darling.
Sho Ono moment Have you had la
She Then wait till I take soma quinine.
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