Capital city courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1893, November 08, 1890, Image 1
' v 'A'RbPillAR PAPER' op AopE TIMES " WBLii Vol, .G No. ie Lincoln. Nichkahka. SatupuJav, Novkmmkw y, IdOO. r'NICK llVIC ClJNTS J-- ' 1 1 if . ,i T1IK "ffKIKLEK. IN' Council Muff n popular form of cntcrlalnmcnt jubnow,o'I lenrn from tho OmnhivKrfrliilor Is mi Improvement on tliu old gntno of 'H lovo my lovo.' , instead of mo letter n i pursotl's Initials nro given. Tims: 'II lovo my love with it C, 8. liecausu ho In Continually nWoct;lhato ililm Iwnuso ho ('anno Holl. 1 went with him to jflll where ho treated mo ton lUieum nnuKu anil niier wnrds uskisl mo to cut Cold Bupiwr. I nm told Unit ho Is u writer on Conservative Soalnlli m mid thnt ho rends Cnto's Bollfomiies to form it Correct Stylo Ho'hnlls from Columbia Street nnd his iinmo Is Clmrllo Blinmons." Or, "I lovo my lovo with mi 8. K. II. ((u young woman's initials) liecauto she Is Ho 'xmilsitoly Htindsomui I hnto her- if possible Iwcuuso sho Hooks Kmpty Honors. I went with her to the. South Knd Hospital where iwo listened to a lecture on Hix Eyed "Hoiioy bees nnd saw n Horry Englishman Hopping nround on one foot. Who Is a Hclentlllcnlly Klegnnt House keeper, is n lover of BnlIus,i'V!hhis, Homer nnd other foreign writers, and would liko to Spend Eveiy Hour with tholr works. Her nnmo is Kopliio Klleu liny she Is n Kux-rlor Kvenlug Hostess. V Omaha's lntokt fml is a fencing school. It Is thought thnt it will lie 'tukeuaip" 'by so clety, nnd before long the young people of tho metropolis will bo industriously assault ing each other with ciuieti and uiuhrellns. Tho fencing costumes worn by .the indies are described ns very coquettish. "Tho Irish Jubilee.'1 the Intent popular song has made a big sensation iu Now York and the East. Following i Uio song In full: Oh, a short lime ago, loyH,un Irishman nam ed Doherly, Was elected to tho senate by a very largo ma jority He felt so elated that ho ivmt to Dennis Cns sldy, Who owned a bar-room of u wry large ca pacity. He said to Cassldy, "do over to the brewer, For a thousand kegs of lager boor mid give It to tlici poor; Then go over to tho butcher .bop and order . up a ton of meat. He sure to bio ijio boys nnd girls have all they want to drink and eat; - - Send o it Invitations In twenty UUJweutJuug un,Tes, And don't forget to tell Mum to bring their own sandwiches. They've made mo their Senator, jiimI so, to show my gratitude, They'll liuvo the finest Mipper cvcrglveailn this latitude. Tell tliem tho musUi will bo fiirntsluul by O'ltnllerty, Assisted on tho tmg-pljcs by Felix lie Cull erty, Whatever tho expenses nro, remember I'll put up tho tin, And iiny ono wliodoesn'leomoboeurcnnUdQ not let them In. Cussldy at once sent out tho Invitations, And every ono that camo was n credit to their nations. Homo camo on bicycles Iiccuuho they hml no faro to pay, And those who didn't como at all mndo up their minds to stay away. Two by three Iboy marched In thodlnlug ball, Young men and old men, nnd gills thai were not muii at all. Illlnd men and deuf mon, mid men who had their teeth In pawn; Bluglo men mid doublo men, and men who bad their glasses on, before many minutes ovory chair was taken, Till tho front rooms and mushrooms wero packed to suirocnttoii. When every ono was seated they started to lay out tho feast, Cassldy said: "ItlNoupaudglvouscueliaeako of yeast 1" Ho then said ns manager ho would try and 1111 the chair. He then sat down as wo looked at tho bill of fare. Tnero wus pig's head and gold fish, mocking birds and ostricher, Ice cream and eold cream, vasolluu and sand wich s; JHne fish, green fish, fish-books nnd patridges. Fish-balls, snow-balls, cannon balls and cart ridges. Thou wo ato oat meal till wo could hardly stir about. .Kftch-upund hurry up, sweet krout nnd sour krout, Dressed beof u ud naked beef, and beef with all Its dreiscson. Hodu crackers, tlro-cruckers, llmbergerc ocso with tresses on. beefsteaks and mistakes wero down on the .bill of fare, Koast.rlbM and spare-ribs, and ribs that we eouldu't sparo; IteluUoor and snow dour, dear mo! andante- lope, And tbu women ato so much mushmelou tho men said tboy cant-clnpo; Hod herrings, smoked horrlngs, herrings from old Krln's Isle, Ilologmi and fruit cake and saiiKages it half a mile. There was hot corn and cold corn, corn salves . and boucy comb, Deed birds, read books, sea-bass and sea- fOiini. Fried, liver, baked liver and doctor's big liver 'pills, And every ono wns wondering who was going to pay Uio bills. For desert wo hod toothpicks, Icepicks and skipping-rope. And washed them nil down with a big piece of shaving soap; Wo ate oveotlitng that was down on the bill of fare, Then looked on tho buck of It to son If nuy ' limio was thero. Then tile baud pla)t'd hornpipes, gas-plpcs and Irish reels, And wo danced to tho muslo of "Tho Wind That Hhnkcs tho llarloy Fields;" Then tliu piper played old tunes and spittoons ko very line, That In came Mr.l'liuinpugnoniul handed him a glassofwlue; They welted tho Moor till (hoy roilltl bt' beard for mtips nnmml y. wivA.ii A P7 (III IfrffT When (Inllnglicr whs In the nlr his feet wero novi ron the ground. A finer Ut of dancers you no or sot your eyes 11011, And .hose who couldn't dunce nt nil were danrlug with tholr slippers on. Homo datitfcd Jig steps, doorsteps and High land lllng. (nd Murphy took his knife out and tried to cut a plgcon-wlng. When tlio ilnnco was over Cnssldy then told us To Join hands together and slug this good old chorus! Oiiohuh (After last verso). Hhould old acquaintance bo forgot, Wherovor wo may be, Think of tho good old times no hail At tho Irish Jublleo. Yes, It Is true thnt thero is some ndvantngo In being a tiowpaer mail. For instnnco hn not infreiuently receives a compliiuentary ticket to no entertainment, worth from 25 - -&C&& iT, J t " ii- .cmw unni . 'i-f j';;. a Unp Hi" il vlwT''' A wi?'HnwF;tL v-x&i $?? X,-jwt-' wj:ur"- ,.. ffin R..ri .shwa t 3- - .--;. NO DANGER. Voting SUfjitck: "Ah, I would like to cross that field; do you cow would hurt me?" Fiirnier, "Did you ever licnr of n cow liurtin' a cnlf ?" cents to $1,00, in return for which ho is ex pected to gio from ono to ten dollars worth of advertising. Hut thero nrodlsadvnntnges, too. People, Imagine tluitn newfwisi- man, llkonn umbrella mender, carries his shop around with him, nnd that uveu in tho midst of pleasure ho Is on business lient. Hence they nro always fenrlug a jiencll and noto book uss-iult. They forirct tliut it is possible to 1m) both u guutlemaii and u noVBupor man This distrust of tliu nuwspaisjr man Is at times for from pleasing to tho Innocent object of it. It isn't pleasant to approach n party of gentlemen listening and laughing heartily nt the story ono of them is telling, nnd hear ns you come up u remark like this: "Hist, hero comes n huwspaei' man. Don't let htm hear that story or bo will put It In tho paper." It isn t pleasant to know that iieoplu regard you nsn detective constantly on duty, and to know that wherever you are thero Is moro or less restraint duo to tho general fear that you will Immediately make publlo overy thing you hear. I nm not certain but the disad vantages nro greater than tho advantages. Thero nro several wealthy men in Omaha who never permit young men working on u salary to furnish cat riugcx for their daught ers I know of nt least ono whols very strict in this regard. Ho wishes tho young men who pay attention to his daughter, mid theio nro lots of them, by tho way, to understand that he prefers to send his own curriugo when they toko bur to tho theatre or n party, mil unlets the old gentleman is satisfied that tho young muii is particularly "weir fixed" ho in sists on having his wishes resjiected. Once iu a while u fellow who prides himself on his independence, objects to this arrangement, but tho girl's father is generally able to con vince him thnt w ith n half dozen Idlo horn in tho stable it is folly for him to spend three or four dollars in hiring n carriage from thu livery. Whether this is exectly desiruble un der all ciicumstuiicoN Is nil open question; but it sH'aks volumes for the common sense of the old man. Yes, theru are things galore to bo thankfu lor On Thanksgiving day this year. The ttrosomu campaign bore at last Is no moro F.lectlou's no longer hero. Thu Journal after this fall, the A'eu's and Cull Will glvo politics a rest A most delightful change to their readesall To whom tho subject's a pest. No longer will there bo any need to read A uuiiibor of times each day What Jones mid llushuell and Hydo encb In his screed On tho turltr has to say. Accounts of fights, murders, shows, flros, ruin nnd snows, Once more wu perhaps can find Instead of tho tariffs on clothes, wire and hoes. Of campaign speeches, Hie duty on peaches Wo have surely had our fill There uro now no screeches for him who preuehes. About tho MoICInlny bill And wearo thankful The gentlemen who have inteiostcd them selves iu the coming clunity ball have been sigularly foituuate iu ocurmg thopatronnge of so many ililluentlal ladles. Tho list of pntronctscs is published in another column Under such auspices thu complete success of thu ball Is asmicd, Abeudy the preparation for tho Christinas CoimiKH has commenced Keverul strong fcHtuivs huso bteu seemed, and although the holiday number lust year elicited universal commendation, I nm suro It will bovllMed tho coming Chrlstmns. It's no small job to Issue, n big extra edition such na wn prooe. There's an luunenso nmnuiit of wm k in It. It will bo tho most interesting thing In tho wny of holiday publications you have seen for many a day, 1 shall have something moro dellulto to say on this subject later on, Many of you roinemlicr the CmmiKH'ri hnudsomo display of printing and lino sta tionery at the state fair. Well, tho CotJIUKli has received a diploma for tho first lost ex hibit in this line. Not bad considering tho coiuotitlon,ehi V "Young Jnck,"nsho Iscnlleil, is tho only one of tho Alitor family who has shown any disposition to bo foppish or frivolous nnd brisk. Tho sturdy old Dutch blood of the Aston Is !euoiu!ug more or less diluted by mnrilago with moie volatile Americans, mid tv ,' r- j. think nh that this may result iu producing an Astnr in a generation or two who will forget tho iron clad traditions of his family and make the town hum after the fashion of other youi'g men of great millionaire houses. They nro n serious mid intensely rospectublo family, nnd their liiiluenco on New York society hxs al ways U-eii lienellclnl. Hut ut the host it cnu not bo said that tho As tors nro gay. "Young Jack," who U iout six fevt high,- ind'r ivwtllnali' jmwuu i- i-T .- i. .-m UIO line of succession. The sons of William Wal dorf Astor will Inherit the bulk of the groat estate. Perhaps It is tho realization of this thnt makes "Young Jack" feel like fighting occassiounlly, and encourages him to play Iniyish pranks nt Newport mid Lenox, He will not have the Impressive monetary rn 8K)ii8lbllIty of his cousin, ns It It not at all likely that ho will havo more than a beggarly buiidi ed million or so to yti ugglo along with in life nf ter the next shake up of tho big estate. V W. It. Uoodull has gone to Bt. Louis to make arrangements for the production of his now comody, "An Absent-Minded Man,'' hnv ing signed a five years' contract with K. K. itlce. The play will probably be produced In tho next five or six week's under Mr. Hlce's direction, John W. Notion, tho veteran Bt. Louis manager, becoming the financial back er of tLo enterprise. It Is thought "The World's Fall" will close .he season nt Bt. Louis to give way to Mr, Ooodall'ti play which Mr. Hice consldeix n winner. Thu friends of Mr. (loodall will tie glad to learn of his good foituuo In becoming nsociated with the lead ing hilllcstnio manager iu Amerlcu lire. Mr. (loodall has for some time past been the stair artist of tho Worltl-HemUl. He achieved some notoriety Inst spring ns the financial backer of Judge Cooley's hilurlous presentation of "Hamlet'1 at IJoyd's opera house, Omaha. One-halt of the store loom occupied by tho Wessel print lug company will be rented to the right arty This is the finest furnished business room iu the city and location excel lent. Call at the olllce lliil) N street. A fact that nil mon with gray and many shaded whiskers should' know, that Ducking hum's Dyealways colors an even Drown or Dlack at will. Cold weather is near at hand mid blankets and robes for driving are u ntcesslty as well unit luxury. K. K. Out brio, 1W0 O street, has a beautiful Hue of them. Ho sells them cheap. Also a flue Hue of whips, all kinds mid all prices. Tho most complete mid varied line of ma terials lor Art mid Fnnoy work ever shown in the city nt J. H. Mauritius & Co. ' For n cut, bruise, burn or scnld, thero Is nothing equal to Ciambrlnln's Pulu Iluhn. It heals the parts more quickly than any oth er application, nnd unless the Injury Is very Miveie, no scor is left. For sale by' A. L. Bhuder. Do you want to ost jourself on furs For liiformlttlon cull at the lluznr. They will give you all the lus uuil outs utiout them. Thu millinery depm tiueiit of Herpolshelmer it Co. pi dulses to bo ono of the most attract ive In their entire buoluess. Tlionewistt stjles and shapes aro shown and suggested. (Jive them a call. Finest nml largest stock or Hosiery and Uu- del wear at J. II. Mituiltus & Co. Chamberlain's F.yu nu'd Bkin Ointment, For tetter, salt-rheum, scald-head, ee.oma and chronic boro eyes. Price 85 cents jier Imix. r MUSIC AND Til K DRAMA. .HMolal CouiilKK Correspondence. J NkwYmik, Nov. 15 ThonoveltlcHof tins week nro "HeoklesHTemploiitthoHtiindnrd, "Tito Plunger" nt tliu Peoples, mid "Tho fist wow," nt Daly's. "Heckles Temple" Is the work or Aiigurtu Thomns, the author of "Kdltlm' Ilmglar," nnd Is written nround Maurice Dnrrymoro, who apMnrn ns Kdgar IViuple, nicknamed Hecklcss. Tho pivot around which tho play clrelns is Heckles' biking iiK)ii himself the odium or n crime of tho brother of the woman he loves, but the hero l not put Into situations that would suit Mr, Ilarrymoro best. Tho Idea of the piny is unreasonable, and Temple, instead or belntf n reckless llohemlaii, with plenty of mental ns well ns physical luanllnrsH, whines nml cries nbout tho stage iu n very nii-Ilarry-mort'llko fashion, Ho has, however, the face of a Greek god nnd tho figure of mi athlete, which with excellent supiiort nml magnificent Mngo settings inny give tho piny a run. "Tho miiiffw" Is one or iiavlil K. Hlgglns' weid plnys. nnd probably the most unworthy melodrama plnislupon nclty stngothlsyear, and yet II achieved u howling success hi thu llovf ry. "Tho Ijist Word," an adaptation of Mr, Augustln Daly, from tho Herman of FraliB mi Bchoutnii, was produced on Tues day, Mr. Daly's new play is almost nil emo tional drama, with n strong plot of love nnd Nlhllfsiu and human Interest. Probably such n plot) in n thentre devoted almost entirely to light comedy would not huvosuccccdod iu the hands, of the majority of Mr. Daly's players. Hut tl really pheiiomoiuil nctingof Mlns Ite hun li) tho character (lr n Hursliiu haioiieM changed what promised tolm disaster Intuit most brilliant tiiuinph. Iu this Infest pro iluctli it Ada Itehati r to a height of dra matic puwer that sho has never before ills playri . Tho play coiied with u ball-room scene, which was the most perfect reprosen tntlon of such an event that has been seen iu New York. Thu persons on tho stage wore dressed nnd looked liko ladles nnd gentlemen ; they nil talked nt onco Iu that hysterically mlrthfjul U.nu, which obtains between this and thb next wnltz, nnd so nnturnl was the nioveiijent on the stngunnd tho apparent obliviousness to the audience that one felt as if ho sttunhled into n private house without mi lnvlntloii. "The Iiist Word" is suro of n very long run. At Dunlovy's Pnik, Ainu Doyil ifmicarod on Monday In Fay Temple ton's m,rp iu "Huiidrlk Hudson." "Claudius Nero" linn hud a wonderful success nt Nlhlo's Ounleii. and so has Charles FrolimuiiV stock coinpatjy u "Men and Women " "U and I,"prcsenlol nt the Funko Tliurs Joxjixpn Ug by-XlusWllllnins and John TV one bbthose rollicuing farces or wtilcli we see tot) mituy tliewi days. There is nothing that can lie called a plot, tho play being con struutcsl solely on the purioso of lutroduo- iug thu two clever comoillaus, in their well known siRjclultles. Other uiemlierM of the company contribute the usual features of the modern niiiilcul farce-comedy. Williams nnd Kelly are so well known to nil play goers that comment on their work Is unnecessary; but while they were as mirth-provoking ns usual, it does seem Unit they might secure .something better fitted to the display of their pouullnr glfut limn "U and I' "Tho Irish Jubilee," reprinted iu another column, prov ed n distinct hit In tho third net. The sing ing asn whole, however, was not particularly good und the fair sized audience was fully as Zr.j.o SHE HCOKED. "I don't like that hat you're wearing, I.ydin." -"Why nor? Charlie stint it to niethU afternoon." "1 know, lie scut it to me this morning, and 1 returned It to him at once. appreclathonsUi(progrnmnniueiltel. Miss FiOsslo West and Miss Josephine Zella, ns I Ilnbette and M'lle Veruileella sustained their parts with cousideinble ability. AT TIIK Kl'MKKTOMIlllT. "The Mldnlglit Hell," Hoyt's latest Success, will lie presented at Fuuko's npeia house to night by tho original New York company. As lefore stated this new comedy is a dis tinct depniture for the op(ilm pluy-wrlght. Iu "The Midnight Dell," Hoy t has put less or ruivo-comcdyaud more Of pure comedy than In any tiling ho lis yet attempted, and the result is a conspicuous success, evidencing the versatility of the author. Thu cast Is ex ceptionally strong, and a very satisfactory perfoi malice may Imj exjK-cted. "TIIK CIIAUITY IIAI.I.." At Fuuko's oHiru house, next Wcdiiewluy evening, NoveiulK-r Vi, will Ut )ireentel "The Chin lty Hall" umler theiuauagemeiitor Dan iel Frnhman. This charmlug play held the boa i db nt tho Lyceuin theatre, New Yoik, marly nil of Inst jenr, nnd wns one nftlin inni ked mici-wm of the seanon, It Is by the nut hum of "Tho Wife," "I,ord Chumlpy," cU, Mi-mi h. David llelasconnd Henry U. Do Mllle, nnd Is one or the cleverest of their ismiposltlons. The play will Ik produced with scenery nnd nivessorles mnilo from tlin orlglnnl model nnd with raro perfection of detnll. Following nro the principal mem bers of thornstj Messrs lloyit Putnnni, lieu ry Herman, Tho. H. Himms, Hairy J. Mor ruii, John H Hall, Waller Thomas, A. W, Hregoryj- Mbscs Ilutli ()arNuter, Franrra (Inmiet, llesslo Hyreo, Kihel (Ireybrooke, Kllut Itogiui, Mnstor Vaughn, olo. "Tim (Jliarlty llnll" will lieouoof the nrtlstlo treats of the season, IIUHMKt.f.'H COMKDIANH ANf) KAY TKMI'f.KTON. An event of more tiiau ordinary Intel est will o?our at Funko' opera house Friday nnd Huturday evenings next, the occasion Ixilng the apiM'ainiieo of Fay Templetoii ns tho blight paillcular star of "HussoU's Com'd lau" Iu the presentation of tlio latent farcical fui-or untitled "Miss. Mcdlnty, tho Blnr of the Conusllo Frnncalse." This organlratlon Is ouoofthe strongest collect Ions of commed Inn over gatliensl together. Hesldes tho dosh Ing Fay Teinplelon, there are, Mis Jeiiulo Hatforlee, Joslo Hndler, Fannie Johnstone, Nina Haywood, Marion (Irloux, Lillian Itlv era, Fred Iiiiox, Chnrles V. Heninen, William Carroll, T. J, llerndon, lilwln (loislwln (Nat's hi other) and a magnificent male ipiar tette. The play I thoioughly original In conception, novel in construction, rapid nnd unique iu action, In its entirety constituting a continuous fuIluileof brilliant fun, catchy melodies und new nnd novel features, show lug each one of the talented artists Iu it chur neler cspoclnlly ndaptvd lo his or her best abilities; MUs Teini.leton In. the title rob, por trays tho "Htar of 'tho Conusllo Frnnealso" and Iu the part Is given more opportunity to display her versatile accomplishments, diiih and chic which are so well known throughout the entire country that commendation 1 un necesniry. Among the many new sjieclaltle Introduced by the fascinating Fay will bo the celebrated Kpaulsh dance which created a veritable sensation lately in Now York, HlfADOWHKIlOH T1IK KOOTMOIITH. Iast wisik In Portland, Oregon, Miss Clurn Morris playisl to 10,000. The one-thnuiMindth repreentntlon of "The Old Homestead" will soon lie celebrated at tho Academy Nmv York. It is announced Hint Messrs. Crawford (i Reynolds will take mksossIoii of lloyd'somrn hoiiM, Omaha (not the new lloyd a reporUil last week) next July. A number or strong attraction are booked for tho lCtleii Musee for next week, notably Prof, Munsulla, tho high lopo wnlkor., Novel- HH Will llf Hl)ll'll fn mVrtrV llim.imm Itoliert Maiitell h recent cngrgement in Bt. Ixuls was the most siicci-ssf ill Ilia t holms over played In that city. The theatre was crowihsl nightly and the receipts wero very large. Mr. Maiitell comes to New York alter tho holi days, when he will probably be seen as Ham let and Othello lor the first time by metro politan theatregoers. "Tho Pearl or Pekm," under the manage ment or Mr, Kdward A. Bteveus, Is having n prosierous year west, where Ibt lsipular lty seems greater than ever. This conimny Is completely orgutiiiod nnd iu excellent vworklig order. It Include several Hipular nrtlsts und the mi formauco given by them Is first class iu every Mirtlciilar. "The Peurl" is certainly good for four or flvu seusous to come. The Keudals are among us again. They havo brought w Ith them their sweet domest ic virtues, their touching affection for their offspring and their ixwltlvely Klysian marital happiness, together with their other theatri cal effects. Iu these days of ilegenorecy nud divorces, It is delightful Indeed to mhi such a rani)ant exhibition of giHslness as this wort by couple offer nightly to crowded audience and nt other times to inquisitive reciter nud uu udmliiug society. Oh, yes, virtue pays, if piopeily udveltKsl, What an en couraging rt Meet Ion' Ijist Batuidny night ut the Orand ojhtu house Iu Cincinnati, Mr. Btuart Uobson pro duced a Hew comedy by A. D. Hoi don, called "is Munlugo it Fntluu'." The story of the play tells of llmmlseiies of u young nun rkd coiqile, Introducing the much ridiculed moth er -In-law and it funny nnd fussy fnther-iu-law. All of the chumoters a Ith thoexce tion of that taken by Mr Uoltsou are res dents of Chicago, Telling mine Is dlrecttsl ngalnst Clnclunnll, Ht, lmi and Chlcngo,but nlwiiys In good taste. A leleginm loeoivett Iu Now Yoi k nym "I Murrlngo n Fnlluro" I one or the funniest or American coinwIleM nud it distinct hit. Mr. llolmjn mndeuvcry great MiccesN a Horace ICent the young litis baud, The business or the numemii Cleveland Mlnsliel companies I limited only by the en wielty or tho theatres In which they npHiir, and It Is a cold day when the itvelpt or tho three show combined do not vxeeed j:i,000. With ono show In California, another iu tho Houth, nnd still nnother Iu Now F.nglniid, there I a strlngor Cleveland' Minstrel print ing that extend from ocean to ocean. One day lost week thu Cleveland Minstrel wero heavily billed In omi hundred and (lfty-lx of the principal cities, nxtondlmr a far west n Ban FrnnnUco jitid n fur east as Iloston, Tho total wist for llthogroplno printing on bill boards at one time for date to Ini played iiyilieillirentnt companies, aggregated over flLVXl). Most of tills was for piellmlnaiy ndvei lining, nml not the regular billing, as four or flvo ngcuf with each company nro nil thoroughly equipped with different style of printing, lletween now nud the dates fhey appear In the dlirerent places, Mr. Cleveland goes over tho entire route. The largest mini Iwr of H)ople who havo paid to see Cloveland'n lhne minstrel companies iu ono day (six per formances) wn Id, KM. Concerning the modern tendency townrd light comedy, Frank Daniels, writing to the Kansas Oily Whim says: "The tiuth of tho matter is wo have not enough leisure cIiikh Kople In this country to supixirt the Bhnkes issirean or tho legitimate drama. This cult ure leisure element may come In time, und wo inny have an established theatre devoted to the careful nud ulabornto production of the plays of the great pool ami dramatist, but Just at thu present moment the people who patronize our theatres are engaged very actively In money making. I say "peoplo," for thu women nro entering all branches of business life now ns well a thu men. A man or a woman who bus Ix-en busv "hiistllnir" nil day In nu olllce, it store or it work room, ha no Inclination when evening comes to n six nci tragedy orn five act emotional drama. They hnvo been ngnged In play serloun enough for them during thu day, nnd tierlinps some of thorn have had n little one-net trag edy iu which they have played a '.oiisjiIcuouh role. When evening coiuwi they want relnx ntlon, a change of scene Iu tact, thuy wntit to laugh, and to laugh nt something thnt car ried them far away from the serious scciich they have witnemod during tho day, for thero Is not much fun or Jollity Iu money getting. This iu my opinion I why farce nnd comedy has taken such n foothold Iu our theatres nnd why it prosper no," If your liulr I thinning and fading, use Ayer's Hair Vigor. It restores color nud vitality. Infants complete outfits, a magnificent Hue and everything that is desired for tho little darlings ut the llazar. The Whitebronst Coal nud Llmo company is again at thu front supplying the finest grades of coal at the lowos price. You will want n new K of harness for that trotter of yours. Ilentombor K. It. Uuthrle, lOl.'l O street, has the finest lino in the city to select from nnd his prices are al ways an Inducement to buy. Hiitchlus (t Hyatt, Lincoln's old reliable coal dealers are again In the field this whiter and egulii meeting with tho same siicces. Their large iiuiiiIrt of teams are continually kept busy delivering fuel to all parts of tho city and nothing but word of pra 1st) are ever heard regarding the quality of their coaL Call up phono Net. W nud do like others do order of Hulchlus Si Hyatt. Yuu should call on llrlscoo, tho Bhoo Man iu the KxMsltlou and examine his remark ably flue stock of foot wear suitable for fall and winter. HI present stock of goods has never lieeu equaled iu this city. It Includes all of the hottest novelties mil some or the new styles iu shoes nre very mitt. II you want n stylish shoe, ono that will look well al.d wear well, Driscoe, the Bhoe Man, is the man you want to see. Ho makes a seclalty of the finest goods at reasonable prices. All kinds of shoes for ladies, gentlemen and child ren, A perfect lit guaranteed. Drop Iu and take a look ut the stock. There nro several reasons why Louie Meyer & IX)., hnvo built up such a large trade. In the first place they havo dealt with their customers in alwolutu fairness. Then they have presented the best nnd freshest stock nt the most reasonable prices, and every pur chaser has known that I very thing in the store could lie depended on ns lielng rtliablr. All of these things have given Louie Meyer &, Co. ono of the lnrgest trades in the city, mid their patronage is constantly nnd tapidly Increasing. They can satisfy all your wants iu the way of general merchuiidise,dry goods, notions, etc,'at most reasonable prices. More over, they can show you the very latest nov i cities in all these Hues. Never buy anything i In the above lines without visiting Louio I Meyer & Co. We had the pleasure of meeting Pror. C.F. Pfau nnd wife, yestenlay. He has lieen pi iucipal teacher Iu the Chicago school of cooking. Wo looked into his record, and can recommend him safely to our ladies, as nu expert in his business, and promise them it raro treat It they attend his school. We do not see how the ladles of Lincoln caunffoid to mis tlioopM)ituulthv to get well Hwted In rcguid to luncheons, dinners mid lecention i tallies, and the necessary dishes to it, also im prove their knowledge in gem ral in this most important branch or house vvoik, namely cooking and baking. This Is the only time Prof. Prau will bo in Lincoln, und ho ought to lie well pntronlred. Ills school will open at likft O street next Wednesday. In tho meantime call and get uequulntod with the piofes-sor Fast lllurk. full ro-itlnr Indies' f, win. .,,.. I Hose -',) cunts, J. 11. .Maui it lus & Co.