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Vol, .C No. 4B
IN Council Muffs n twpulnr
form of entertainment
"Just, now,-m I lenrn from
tlio Omnlia.'AVn7xfir In ini
Improvement on tho old
Kamo of "I lovo my lovo.'
iniiniu or 4in letter n
person's Initials nro given.
Thus: 'II lovo my love
with n C, H. Ik-causo ho Im
Continually Sweet; I linto
lilm Ihxauso lio Cnhiio-)
HKII. I. went with Ii I in to
tt... i.ilfr..t.. U....I..I..
V I'llI iniiiuniiu kjuvil-lj
feUlff whore lie trootod luotou
iieatu hiiiiko nun arter-
wards nuked mo to out a
Cold Kupiter. I mil told Hint ho l n writer
on Conservative Socialism nnd tlmt ho lend
Cato's Soliloquies to form ii Correct Stylo
Ho'lmlU from Columbia Street nnil IiIm nnnio
Is Clmrllo Simmons." Or, "I lovo my lovo
with mi H. K. II. ,(u young womun's Initials)
lieciiuso sho Ii So Exquisitely Ilnndsomoi I
hnto her If omlblo Imh'iiiiao she S'oks
Empty Honors. I went with .her to the
South End Hospital where wo listened to n
lecture on Six Eyed "Honey been nnd saw n
Sorry Englishman Hopping nromid on one
foot. Who is a SclontllicuHy .Elegant House
keejicr, is lover of Satlus.J&Mlrylitii, Homer
nnd other foreign writers, nnd would like to
Spend Every Hour with thoir works. Her
nniuo is Sophie Ellen Uuys Mm lsnKiiorlor
Omiihii'8 lutost fad is n fencing school. It
Is thought Unit it will lsj "tuken.up" by so
ciety, mid before long the young people of
tho metropolis will bo industriously assault
ing each other with cane mid iimbrellns.
The fencing costumes worn by ,the IndleH nro
dcscrllxd as very coiuettisii.
"Tlio Irish Julillee'n (lie latent popular song
has nuido n big sensation iu New York unci
the East. Following Ih the, song in full;
Oh, n short llmo ago, lxiyH,un Irishman nam
Was elected to the senate by n -very largo ma
jority lie felt so elated that he wcul to Dennis Cos
sidy, Whoowneil u bar-room of u wry largo ca
pnelty. He said to CssmIiI)', "loover to the brewer,
Kor n thousanil kegs ol lager beer and glo It
to the poor;
Then go over to the butcher .hop and order
. up ii ton of meal,
lie sure to see tjie boyx and girls have till they
want to drluk mid cut;
Scud o.it Invitations In twentyUliUirtvutJuiig
uages, And don't forget to tell thim to bring their
They've made me their Hcnutor, nnd so, to
show my gratitude,
They'll Imvo tlio finest Mijiper ever given in
Tell them the music will bo furnlshud by
Assisted on tho lmK-plxs hy l'ellx McCull-
Whatever tlio expenses lire, remember I'll
put up tho tin,
And any ono whodoem't comobosurcnnU do
not let them In.
Cassidy at ouco sent out the Invitations,
And every ono that camo was a credit to their
Borne camo on bicycles Ixvaiiho they had no
faro to pay,
And those who didn't como at all made up
their minds to stay uway.
Two by three thoy marched In thedliilng hall,
Young men and old men, and glilsthat were
not men at all.
Illind meiiaud'deuf men, and men who had
their teeth In pawn;
Single men nnd doublo men, and men who
had their glasses on.
Iloforo many minutes every chair was taken,
Till tho front rooms and mushrooms wero
packed to sullocatiou.
When every ono was seated they started to
lay out tho feast,
Cassidy said: "Illsoiipandglvouseaehacaku
Ho then said nHlnanugerbo would try mid 1111
Ho then sat down ns o looked at tho bill of
Tnero wuh pig's head and gold llsh, mocking
birds and ostriches,
Ico cream and cold cream, vasollno nnd sand-
Jilue tlsli, green llsh, fish-hooks mid palrldges.
.Flsh-bidls, snow-balls, cannon bolls and cart
ridges. .Then wo ato oat meal till wo could hardly
Jvf Icli-up and hurry up, sweet krout nnd sour
Dressed beef nod miked beef, nnd beef with
nil lis dresses on.
Soda crackers, llre-eruckcrs,llmbergerc oeso
with tresses on,
llecfsteiiks and mistakes wero down on the
Itonstj-lbs and spnro-rlbs, nnd ribs that we
Kelndoor nnd snow deer, denr tool nnd ante
lope, And tlw women nto so much muslimclon tlio
men said liioy cant-clopo;
Ited herrings, smoked herrings, herrings from
old Krln'H Isle,
Hologna and fruit cake and sausages a half a
There was hot corn und cold corn, corn salves
. and lumeycomb,
Heed bb-da, read books, sea-bass nnd sea-
Fried, liver, bnked liver und doctor's big liver
And every ono wns wondering who was going
to pay the bills.
For desert wo hod toothpicks, Icepicks nnd
And washed them all down with a big niece
of shaving soap; '
Wo ate everything that wus down on the bill
Then looked on tho back of It to see If nay
inoio was 1 hero, '
""'and'lrUh'roeir1 ""m"",l,a' ""
Aml T7;,;!Xk,e:,!,io,,i11:y;oyliFi''1u w,n"
Then the piper played old tunes iind'splttons
so very line, '
That In came Mr.Chiiinpiigno mid bunded him
a glass of wine; vhm
They welted the Moor tl they could be heard
foriuilpsiiroimd ' ",v""""1
WhoiHIidliighorwssIn the sir his feet were
new ron the ground.
A liner kit of dancers you not or not your eyes
And moso trim couldn't diiuco nt nil were
danclug with their slimier on.
Homo danced Jig slops, doorsteps and lllgh
land fling. "
And Murphy took IiIh knlfo out and tried to
cut a plgcon-wlng,
Vhcn tlio iliuieo was over Cassidy then told
To Join hands together and sing thin good old
G'lloitim (After lust verso).
Hhoiild old neiUiilutnnro be forgot,
Wherovor wo limy be,
Think of the kooiI old times no hnd
At the Irish Jubilee
Yes, it la true that there Is some ndvnutago
In Iiolng n newRNiier man. Kor Instance ho
not Infrequently receives n complimentary
ticket to an entertainment, worth from '
f1 '- -'
x$M ' WSrjrji
-?rtl zzzyti-. H ' - -
"Ah, I would like to cross that Held; do you tlilnk nli-
cow would hurt mcf"
Ftirmrr. "Did you ever hear of n cow
cents to f 1,00, In return for which ho Isex-
ected to glvo from ono to ton dollars worth
of advertising. Hut tliero urodlsadvnntnges,
too. People fuiugiiiethut n nevsniei-mini,
llkonn umbrella mender, carries his shop
around with him, anil that oven In tho midst
of pleasure ho is on buslnos bent. Henco
they nro nlwuys fearing u pencil and note
book ussault. They forget thnt it is iosslblo
10 no ixHli a gentlemnu and u newspaper man
ntoiiernnd tho sntuu timo.
This distrust of the nowspaer man Isnt
times far from pleasing to tho Innocent obluct
of it. It isn't pleasant to npproach a jmrty
of gentlemen listening and laughing heartily
nt tho story ono of them is telling, nnd hear ns
you como up a remark like this: "Hist, hero
comes a iiowgpaHi' man. Don't let lilm hear
that story or ho will put It in tlio jmiHir." It
Isnt pleasant to know that eoplij regard you
ns n detective constantly on duty, and to
know that wherever you aro tliero is moro or
less restraint duo to tlio general fear that you
will Immediately make public every thing
you hear. I am not certain but the disad
vantages aro crenter thau the advantages.
There aro several wealthy men In Omaha
who never jienult young men working on u
salary to furnish cm rluges for their daught
er. I know of at least one who Is very sti let
in this regard. Ho wishes tlio young men
who pay iittentljn to his daughter, mid theio
nro lots of them, by the way, to understand
that ho prefers to send lilsown curriugo when
they take her to tho theatre or n party, nn I
uiiles the old gentleman is satisfied that the
young man is particularly "weir fixed" ho In
sists on having his wishes resected. Once
iu a while n fellow who prides himself on his
independence, objects to this amum,....,.,,. !
but ho Girl's father Un..rnlU.l.l..., '
.."'.. . :. ."."." ' .'" "-"-
viuco mm Hint with u Hair dozen idlo horres
iu the stable it is folly for lilm to spend three
or four dollars in hiring a can luge from tho
livery. Whether this is exectly desirable mi
ller nil circumstances Is an open (juest ion; but
it sK'iiks volumes for the common sense of
the old man.
Yes, tliero aro things galore to ho thaukfu
On Thanksgiving day this year.
The tiresome campaign bore at last Is no
Election's no longer here.
The Journal after this fall, the AVu's ami Coll
Will give politics u rest
A most delightful changuto their readesall
To whom tho subject's u pest.
No longer will there bo any need to rend
A number of limes each day
What Jones mid lliishuell and Hydo each In
On the turlll" has to say.
Accounts of lights, murders, shows, (Ires, ruin
Once more we perhaps can II ml
Instead of the tariffs on clothes, wire and
nrcampiilgn speeches, Iho duty on peaches
We liae sorcl) had our fill
There aro now no screeches for him who
About thoMcKliilVy bill
And we are thankful
The gentlemen who liuvo Intel ested them
selves in the coming chaiity ball have ben
slguliuly loi lunate iu securing tho patronage
ot so many influential ladies. Tlio list of
patronesses is published In another column
Under such auspices tlio complete success of
the ball i- ssmiisl
Abeady the piepiiratlou for tho Christmas
CorillK.lt lias commenced Several strong
r.. .......... I,, it,. Li ii seemed, and althoiiuh llm
KltU' in ini'- ....... ---- -. 0.. ...v.......
holiday iiiiiiiIs l lust cai' elicited universal ' Isix.
NICMK'ASKA. SATUUlUv, NoVKMIlV l ,
commendation, I nm sure It will hocvlled
tho coming Christmas. It's no small Job to
Ihsuo n big extra edition such n wo proom
There's un Immense amount of woik In It, It
will lie the moHt Interesting thing In the wny
of holiday publicatioiiN you have scon for
many u day. I shall have something more
dellnlto to hay on this subject later on.
Many of you remember the Couiiikh'h
hnndsonie display of printing and line sta
tlonery nt the state fair. Well, the CouilIKH
ha received n diploma for the Mist Ixwt ex
hibit in this line. Not bad considering the
"iouiigJock,''osho Iseollcd, Is the only
ono of tlio Astor family who has Miami any
disposition to bo foppish or frivolous and
brisk. The sturdy old Dutch hlood of the
Astors Is Im-coiiiIiiu; more or losx diluted by
mnriliiKo with more olatllo Amorlcaiis, nnd
hurtln' n calf?"
this may result iu producing an Astor in a
generation or two who will forget tho Iron
clad traditions ot his family and make the
town hum lifter the fashion of other joui'g
men of great millionaire houses. They nro n
serious und intensely i iNcctahlo fninlly, nnd
thoir inlliieuce on New York society bus al
ways U-vii iH'iieilcial. Hut at tlit- best it can
not bo Mild that tho Aston uro gay. "Young
.Inck," who Is ubout six Jeot high, nndV-
cccumgry nervous in manner, is n lilt off tho
lino or suceesilon. Tho sons of William Wal
dorf Astor will Inherit tho bulk of tho gr.nt
estate, l'erhaps It is tho renllnitfoil of tills
tint makes "Young Jack" feel like fighting
occassionally, and encourages him to play
Isiylsh pranks nt Nowxjrt mid Ienox, He
will not have the Impressive monetary ro
sK)nsibility of Ids cousin, as it is not nt nil
likely that ho will have more thann beggnrly
bundled million or so to vtrugglo along with
In life after tho next Miake up of tho big
W. It. Qoodall has gone to St. Iouls t)
inako arrutigeinents for tho production of his
now comedy, "An Atment-JIiiided Man, 'hav
ing signed a five years' contract with K. E.
Hice. Tlio pluy will probably bo produced iu
tlio next live or six week's under Mr. Dice's
direction, John W, Noiton, tlio veteran St.
Louis manager, becoming the financial back
er of tlo enterprise. It is thought "l'ho
World's Y oil" will close .he season nt St.
Louis to give way to Jr. (Joodnll's play w lilch
Mr. Hlce consldeis a winner. Tho rrinids of
Mr. Uoodall will bo glad to leant of his good
foi tuno iu becoming a-socuited with the lead
ing builcMpio manager iu Amei lea lire.
Mr. Uoodall has for soma time past been
tho stair artist of tho World-Herald. Ho
achieved homo notoriety Inst snrlinr us tlio
"""' '"CKl'': "I JUKo Uooley ' Hilarious
rOhOIUUllOll Ot "llMlllof' Ut Uoyd's Operu
house, ninii in.
One-halt of the store loom occupied by tho
Wissel printing company will li lented to
the right party Tills is the finest furnished
business room in the city and location excel
lent. Call nt the olllco 1I!K) N street.
A fact that nil men with gray and ninny
shaded whlskcrsimoulrt' know, that Ducking
ham's Dyealways colors mi even Hrown or
Black ut will.
Cold weather is near nt hand ami blankets
and rolies for driving are a mcesslty us well
us a luxury. E. Jl. tluthrie, I Wo O street,
lias u beautiful line of them. Ho sells them
cheap. Also a flue line of whips, all kinds
and all prices.
Tho most complete mid varied lino of ma
terials lor Art und Fnnoy work ever shown
in tho city nt J. H. Mauritius & Co.
For a cut, bruise, bum or scald, there Is
nothing equal to Chumlwi loin's Pain Halm.
It heuls the purts moro ipilckly than nny oth
er application, nud unless the Injury Is very
soveto, no-hcor is lelt. For solo hyA. I,.
Do you want to post jourself on fursl For
information call at the Hniir. They will
glVo you all the Ins nnil outs ubout thenu
The millinery deput (meiit of Hei-jMilslieluier
it Co. prciniM-sto im ono of tho most attract
lvo iu their entire business. ThonoweslstjIeB
and shapes aro shown and suggesttsl. Oivo
tliem u cull.
Finest and largest stock of Hosiery mid Cn
del wear at J. 11. Mam itus &, Co.
Chamberlain's Eyo nud Skin Ointment.
For tetter, salt-rheum, hcald-head, eezoma
und chronic soro eyw. Price W cents ier
MUSIC AND Til K DIIAMA.
lHnolul Count Kit forrespoiideneo.J
NkwYouk, Nov. ft The novelties of llm
iir.w)(iilK, .-Nov. r Tiienovi
wivk nro "HeeklesitTeniplentthi
"Tift riuner" nt the Peoples, nnd
Word," nt Only. "Itwkless Ten
d "Tho Ust
llilile" U thn
work of AtigiiPtiis Thomas, tho author of
"Edltlm's Iliirglniy1 nnd is written nrounil
Matirlco llarryinoro, who npsnrs as Edgar
Ivmple, nhikmiuicd llecklesi. Tho pivot
arouuii which tlio play clivlim Is HocklesV
biking iiH)ii hlniNoir the ixlllliu or a erlliio of
tho brother of tho woman he loves, but the
hero Is not put Into situations that would
suit Mr, Harryinuro best, Tho Idea of tlio
play is Unreasonable, mid Temple, Instead or
Mntf a reckless Iloliemlan, with plenty of
mental ns well ns physical itiaiilliirss, w hlues
and Pries nlwitit tho stage In a very lin-llnrry-moro'llko
fashion. Holias, however, the fnco
of a (Ireek god nnd tho llguro of nil athlete,
which with excellent supHirt and iiingnlllceut
Mago nettings may givo tlio piny n run, "Tho
Plunger" is ono of Dnvld 1C. Hlgglns' weird
plays, and probably tho most unworthy
iiielcxjrotnn phifediipon a city sbigethlsyenr,
nnd yet It nclileved u howling success in tlm
llotfry. "The Iwist Word," an udnptutloii
of Mr. August In Daly, from the (lei man of
Fraii on Schoutaii, wns pnMlucixl on Tues
dny,.j Mr. Dnly's new play Is almost nu nun
tliinaldriiiua, with a strong plot of lovo nnd
Nihilism mid htimnii Interest. Probably such
n plot, in n thrntro duvototl almost eutlivly to
light commly would not huvo succeeded In tho
liniultof the majority of Mr. Daly's players.
Hut the really phenomenal noting or Jllss lte
hnu In the character or a Itmslan baioness
cliaugid what promised to bo disaster Inton
most Lriillnnt tiliimph. Iu this latest pro
illtctliju Ada Hehan rose lo a height or lira-
liintlolpower that sho has never lieforodlH
pluyed, Tho play oiH'iied with a ball-room
scouo, (which was tho most iorfoct repnmeli
tatlon of such an event that has Ihoiikcoii in
Nuwork. The persons on tlio stage weio
dressed mid looked Use ladles and gentlemen;
they all tnlkod at onco Iu that hysterically
inlrthrkil tr.no, which obtains between this
nnd tlm next wnltz, mid so natural was tho
movement on the stage and tho apparent
obliviousness to tho audience that ono felt ns
if ho stumbled into a private house without
nu Invitation, "Tho Iist Word" is sure of a
vorylohg run. At Duulovy's Park, Aiunv
Jloyil uptiearod on Monday in Fay Teinnlo-
ton's purf, In "Hendi Ik Hudson." "Claiiillus
itero ' nan nail a wonileriul succesi at ISlhlo's
Uanlen. mid so bus Charles Frohmau's stock
ii, nun oi
iify til "3
compaiiy iu "Men und Women."
"U and I, presented nt tho Kiinko Thum-
tdnyjuymilu'icby.aiw Wllllnnig and John V,
Ivcily,'ttkileovbji no nvcrngVoompniiy, Is
one or those rollicking farces or which wn sen
too inriiiy them days. There is nothing tlmt
can bo called a plot, tho play Mug con
structed solely on the purKo of introduc
ing the two clover comedians, in their well
known six'claltles, Other memlicrs of tho
company contribute tho usual lentures of the
modern mmlcul farce-comedy. Williams
and Kelly nro so well known to all play goers
tlmt comment on their work Is iiiiueccssnry;
but while they wero us miith-prnvoklng us
usual, it does seem that they might secure
something bettor lit ted to the display of their
pecullnr gifts thnn "U nnd I,'' "tha Irish
Jiihlle," repi luted In another column, p-ov-cd
a distinct hit In tho third net. Tlio rang
ing nun whole, honovor, was not particularly
good and tho fair sized audience was fully as
"I don't like that bat you're wearing, Lydia."
"Why nor? Charlie stint it to me this afternoon."
"1 know. He sent it to me this morning, and I returned It to lilm at once.
appreciate on the programme niei lied. Miss!
riwssiu mm ami .mss Josephine .ellu, ns I
iiuiM;ito ami .M'llo Voruilcella sustained
thoir parts with considerable ability.
AT TIIK KU.NKKTONIOIIT.
"The Midnight Hell," Hoyt's latest success,
will lie presented at Funko's ojieia bouse to
night by tho original New York company.
As before stated this now comedy is a dis
tinct depaituro for thoimptilni play-wrlght.
In "Tho Midnight Hell," Iio t has put less of
iiiivo-ooinedyand inoroiif pure comedy than
iu any thing ho ban yet attempted, and tlm
result Is a conspicuous Miccoss, evidencing the
versatility of the author. Tlm eat is ...
ceptlonally strong, and a very satisfactory
pi-riuiiiiiuieeniuy ins cxcctel.
"TIIK CHAlllTV IIAI.U"
At Funko's omiru house, next Wln..ii.i-
evening, Novemlier Hi, will Ui presenteil ''The
win uy nan under tlioiimimgeinent of Daii-i
eirionuan. nils cliannlng play held the
btxiub at the Lyceum theatie, Now Yoik,
nearly nil of Inst jenr, mid wus ono of thn
UMikiilum'i'iwM'N ofthosea It Is by tlm
nulhors of "Tlm Wife," "l.ord Cliuiiiley,"
elo Messis. David ilelascoaud Henry U. Do
Mllle, ami Is one or the cleverest of their
compositions. The play will Iki produced
with scenery nnd accessories mndu from tho
original models and with rnro porfratlon of
detail, Following nro the priuclml mem
hem of tliacnstt Messis llovd l'lifiiniii. Hen.
ry Hermnti, Thus. II. Sliuuis, Harry J. Mor
gan, John H Hall, Wnlter Thomas, A. W,
Oregory; MUscs Itiith (IniiM'iiter, Frnnees
(lannet, Hessln Hyreo, Ethel Oroyhrooko,
Kllrn ltgiin, Master Vaughn, etc. "Tlm
Charity Hall" will bo onoof tlioartlstle treats
of tlm season .
IIUHKKMH rOMItlllANM Nl) VAV TKMI'I.KTON.
All event of moro than ordinary Interest
will ojt'iir at Fuiiko's opera homo Friday and
Saturday evenings next, tho occasion Isilng
urn npMnranco or iwiy Teinplelon ns tlm
blight pai tleular star of "Kussell's CoiiimI
lons" Iu the pieseiitatloti of tho latest farcical
furor untitled "MlwiAlcdlnty, the Star of tlm
L.omeiio iranealse," 'I his orgaulratlou h
onoof tho strongest collodions or comimsl
Inns over gathered together, Ik-sldes tlm dash
ing Fay Tenipleton, there mo, Miss Jennie
Satterlee, Joslo Soiller, Fiiunlu Johlisloue,
Nina llaywoisl, Marion (Irloux. Mlllau Itlv
ers, I'red Iumx, Charles V. Seamen, William
cnrroii, T. J, iierndon, Jv-lwln (loodwln
(Nut's brother) mid u miignlllceiit miilo qunr
tette. Tho play is thoroughly original Iu
conception, novel Iu construction, rapid nnd
uulipin Iu action, In Its entirety constituting
n continuous fusllailmof brilliant fun, catchy
melodies and new nud novel fenturisi. Miow
lug each ono of tlm talented artists In a chars
after espclnlly nduptvd lo his or her lt
nbllltles:MlssTemi,leton In, the title rolu por.
trnyn tho "Stnr of' tho Comedlii Frnucnlso"
mid In the part Is given moro opportunity to
display her versatile accomplishments, dash
nnd chit? which arc so well known throughout
tho entire country that commendation is un
necessury. Among the ninny new ioclnltle
Intnsluced by tho fnsclnntlng Fay will bo tho
celebrated Hwnlsli dnnco which crcnUsl a
veritable sensation lately In Now York,
HIIADOWHKIKM TIIK KOOTI.ltlllTH.
Iist week In Portland, Oregon, Miss Clara
Morris ployed to (10,000.
Tlio oup-thoiisuudth representation of "Tlio
Old Homestead" will soon Im celebrated ut
tho Academy Nw York.
It Is announced thnt Messrs. Crawford Ac
lloyuolds will take mnsosIou of lloyd'soiorn
house, Omaha (not tlm new Hoyd as roortcl
last week) next July,
A nuinls-r of strong atl rant ions aro booked
for tho Eilen Museo for noxt week, notably
Prof. Muiisulhi, tho high roH walker. Novel
tios will Im iixhlbltwl In ovory ilepartmcnt."
llols-rt Muntell's recent engagement iu St.
Iouls was llm moslsuccessriilthathohas over
played ill that city. 'I ho theatre was crowded
nightly nnil Iho liselpts weio very large. Sir.
Mnutell comes to Now York nNor tho holi
days, when ho will probably lw scon as Ham
let mid Othello for tho first time by nietro
"The Peail of Pekin," under the manage
ment of Mr. I'M ward A. Stevens, Is having a
prosK)rous year west, where IU sipular
lty MJcins greater than over. This couiwiuy
Is completely orgunlzod and iu excellent
.workfpg order. It includes several pular
artists and tho sm formiiuco glvei by them is
first class Iu every mrtleular. "Tho Pearl"
Is certainly goisl for four or llvo scusons to
The Hernials are among us again. They
have In ought with them their sweet doiuest-
ic vn tues, their touching alfcctiou for their
olfsprlug and their MMitlvely Elysiau muritul
happiness, together with their other theatri
cal elTccts. In these da)s of degeuerecy and
divorces, it is delightful ludeist to sco such a
rampaiiiexhlhltioiiof giHslnessiistliU worthy
couple oiler nightly to crowdeil audiences
mid at other times to uupiisitltu reHiters
and an adinlilug society. Oh, yes, virtue
pnyj, if pi opei ly udveitlNil, What mi en
Ijut Satmdny night at the (Iraud ohtii
hoiiKo Iu 'mi iiiuati, Mr. Stunrt Hobson pro
duced a ihw loiuisly by A. D. (ionloii.callol
"Is Maruage a Kailuie." The story of the
ploy tells of the uuseiies of a Joung uiari'itd
couple, introducing the milch ridiculeil moth
er in-law iiiul a liimiy ami nissy ratner-ln
h. All ..f the Imiaotirs slth thoexcen-l
turn of tint tasni l Mr Hobson nro ies. i
dents l in ik 'Idling mtno is dliected '
I'nkk iivic Cunts
against I'liiclntiall, HI. liuisaiidChlciigo.but
nlHiiyslugoiMl taste. A telegimu ikciiIvfiI
In Now Yoi k saysi "Is Miinlage a Failure"
Is onoof tlm funniest of Aineilcuii conuslles
nud a distinct hit. .Mr. ltobir.ii mmlouvery
groat smvess as Horace Kent the young hus
band. Tlm business of tlm mimoroun Cleveland
Mlnsti el companies Is limited only by tho ca
iMIl'ltV Of llm thriill-i.il In ulil.,l. ii.... -
. ,- , ...... 'f liny Mirvi,,
and It Is a cold day when tho lecelpts of tho
three shows combined do not exceed (.'1,000.
Willi otmMiow In Cnllfornht, another in tho
South, nud still another In New England,
there Is u strlngor Clovelnnd's .Minstrel print
ing Hint extends from ocean to ocean, Ono
day last week tlm Cluvolnnd Minstrels wero
heavily hilled In oi,,i hundred mid llftyslx of
the principal cities, extending an far west ns
San Fiiinolsco iiid as far east us lloston,
Tho total cost for lithographic- printing on
nm nonius ni ono Hum ror datis to Im played
by the illireient conipanles, nggiegated over
(I'.VKK), Most of this was for prellmlnniy
nilvertlslng, nnd not tlm regular hilling, us
four or llvo ngenfs with each company nro all
thoroughly equipped with dllTerent styles of
printing. Hetwevu now nud tlio dates thoy
appear In thudlirereiit places, Mr. Cleveland
goes over tho untlro route. Tho largest mini
lsr of ooplow!io luivoiald to mhi Cleveland's
Ihieo mlnitrel couiHiules In mm day (six mr
fonnances) was IW.IIU.
Ccncernlng tho modern tendency toward
light comedy, Frank Daniels, writing to tlio
Kansas City 7'iWi sysi "Tho truth of tho
matter is wo Imvo not enough leisure class
lMiopIo iu thlsi-ounlry to support tho Shnkes
siirean or tlm legltlmnto dniniu. This cult
ure leisure element may como In tlino, nnil
wo may liavo an established theatro devoUil
to tho careful and olahorato production ot
the plays of tlm great poets and dramatists,
but Just ut tlio present moment tlio peoplo
who patronize our theatres nro engaged very i
nctlvely In money making. I sny "peoplo,"
for tho women nro entering nil branches of
business life now ns well as tho man. A man
or n woman who has boon busy "hustling"
all day In an olllco, a storo or u work room,
has no inclination when evening comet to n
Mx act tragedy ora (lvo acteniotlounldrninn.
They Imvo been ngngod In plnys serious
enough ror thorn during tho day, and perhnps
some ot thorn Imvo had n little omvnct trag
edy iu which thoy Imvo played n '.'onsplcuous
role. When evening eoinen they wnnt relax
ation, n change or scene In tact, thoy want
to laugh, and to laugh nt something that car
ries them for ftwny from tho serious scemti
they Imvo witnessed during tho day, for tliero
Is not much fun or Jollity iu money getting.
This In my opinion is why fareo nnd comedy
bus taken such a foothold In our theatres und
Iwhy It prop(ntmJ,,,
If your hair Is thinning nud railing, usit
Ayer's Hair Vigor. It rostoros color mid
Infants complete outllts, a magnificent
lino and everything that is desired (or tlm
little darlings at the llnzir.
Tho Whltebroast Coal and Mine company
Is again nt tho front supplying tho llnost
grades of coal nt tho lowos price.
You will want a new w-t of harness ror
that trotter or yours. Kemembor E. II.
(Juthrlo, KM O street, has the finest lino In
tiie city to select from nud his prices nro ol
ways an Inducement to buy.
Hutchlns Hi Hyatt, Lincoln's old rellnblo
coal dealers are again In tlio field this winter
nud (guln meeting with llm sumo success.
Their large number of toimi nro coiitlminllv
kept busy delivering fuel to nil parts of tlm
city and nothing but words orpialsoaroover
heard regarding tho ipinllty or tlHr conL
Cull up phono No1. tX nud do like others do
older or Hutchlns & Hyatt.
You should call on Hi Iscoo, tho Shoo Man
in the KxKltlou nnd examine his remark
ably fine stock of foot wenr sultnble for fall
and winter. Mis proseut stock of goods has
never Ihnmi cqunlcd Iu this city. It Includes
nil of tlm lustest novelties an! some of tho
new styles Iu shoes are very neat, If you
wont n stylish Mioe, ono that will look well
iu.d wear well, Hrlscoo, tlio Shoo Man, is tho
iiiuii you want to see. Ho mnkes o seclnlty
or tlm finest goods nt rensonablo prices. All
kinds or shoos ror Indies, gentlemen nfid child
ren. A perfect lit guaranteed. Drop In and
take a look ut the stock.
There nro several reasons why IajuIo Meyer
& Co., Imvo built up such u lurgo trade. In
the first place they have dealt with their
customers in ulwolute fnlrues. Then they
Imvo picscnted the best nnd freshest stock at
the most reasonable prices, and every pur
chaser has known that ivery thing in tho
store could Is) deH-nded on ns being reliable.
All of these things have given Louie Meyer
A: Co. ono or tho largest trades In tho city,
nud their putronuge Is constantly nnd rupidly
Increasing. They can satisfy all your want
iu tho way or general merchuiilise,dry goods
notions, etc,nt most reasonable prices. More
over, they ciin show you the wry latest nov
elties Iu nil thesu Hues. Never buy anything
in the above Hues without visiting Louio
Wo bad the pleasure or meeting Prof, C.F.
Pfuli nud wire, yesteiday. Ho has been
piinclpil teaclier iu the Chicago school of
cooking. We looked into his record, and can
recommend him safeh to our ladies, as an
exiert iu Ids limbless, nud promise them a
rare treat If they attend his school. Wo do
not seo how tho Indies of Lincoln cunalioid
to miss the opK tunUles to get well ssted
iu legal ii to luncheons, dinners and leceptiou
tables, and the necessary dishes to it, also im
prove their know ledge iu gem nil Iu this most
important branch of house woik, namely
cooking ami baking. Tills is the only time
Prof. Pruu will bo iu Lincoln, und ho ought
tols. well imtronlml. HI school will oikjii
in i.h u sireet next Wednesday. In tho
j meantime call nud get ncimuluted with tho
bast lllack, full logular ladles' Caslinieio
How fonts, J. II, Mauiitlus & Co.
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