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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY JANUARY j., i Sy t
LATE WITH STERN BROS., MEW YORK
Very Lowest Prices.
t II the Hloroof Hcyiimn A IH'IcIich,
1518-20 Farnam Street
NOW IN NEW QUARTERS!
Lincoln Trunk Factory
Where Ht ho luil to t.ce nil old
friends and customers ntul ns many new
ones as can et Into the store.
C. K. WIR1CK,
WIRICK & HOPPER.
Palace Bath Shaving
Ladles -and -Children's -Hair -Cutting
AS.' .A! TY.
COR ii & O STS.. NEW HURR MK
I A TIME SWEII.
.t not (lull- 'I In-Ill hllt 'I III' Wrtlllod
ntul Jluilc 'llieni 1 1 1 .
1 whm III the olllci'iif a CIiIcuko real es
tate and loan iiKcut tin' oilier day. and had
scaicclj not seated when a woman was nil
tultted and iiktl lilut fur a subscription
to some churl! J
"With tlm Kieati'il of plea-one, ma'am,"
hi) replied, and pioduclnK a chccc hook liu
lllli'd out a check for I0. She thanked
lilni terj sweetly as she wlthdlew, and It
was only lite minutes later when n man
entered anil it ked for a eouttlhutlou to
"onie poor children's fund.
"Certnliilj olilj too Kind," replleil the
agent, and he t rote allot her cheek for fill.
After te had liceii Interrupted four
times, and he had eheerflllly t rltteu four
checks, I said to him:
"You eettaluly deserto the title of n phi
"Hut I notice that .Mm ask no iucstlnmi
and take cvcrjthlhK for granted, llavu
)oil no fear of Im'Iiik swindled?"
"None tt linteter."
"Well, the people of Chicago must Ihi an
honest crowd "
"Oh, It isn't that, my deer sir. Let
lleie a hidy entered ntul asked for a eon
trlhutlon to assist in giving a free excur
sion to a Stiudnj school, and he wrote her
a check for gift and watcd her out, and
"I .el me explain. All those cheeks are
worthless, as they are drawn on a hank
tvheie I hate no funds. I do It to save
time. All these callers come prepared to
argue anil explain and contend, iiud each
one of them would sit for half an hour.
Ily giving these checks I Secure u ureal
reputation around the hlock as a philan
thropist and a well heeled man, and it
costs mi) nothing. When"
Here he paused to IHI out a cheek for fcX)
for the establishment of u sailors' hi tliel,
and then llnished:
"When the checks are presented they are
found to lte worthless, and those holding
I hem either get mail or seethe joke. In
either case they never leltiru, nor do they
Hive me away. Try It, my Isiy. Saves
time, money and Kali, anil it won't ho a
month hefoiii jou'll hesatislied that .ton
nic doing charity a hetter service than if
.ton weie handing out the cold cash."
New York .Sun.
I'mi mill I'lillonoplij.
When ii inn n tells you that lie Is perfect
ly contented he means, in nine eases out of
ten, that after thinking the matter all over
he does not see how hu can get anything
more. Soinertillu .lourual.
You can always distinguish your frlcniM
from your enemies hy observing that tho
former agree wltli jnu ttlien you say harsh
things about yourself. Milwaukee jseii
tiuel. Tills "In Darkest" business is liavlnu' u
great run, and we expect to see an artielo
it Tlie Arl.ona Howler one of these ilayn
entitled "In Darkest I)e ul Man's C.uleli."
S'ew York Trllaine.
The hand that rocks (lie eradle is the
hand that wields the slipper a few ycari
Some men are horn went, some achieve
greatness, and some hecomu lintel clerks.
Mrs. Hlnttcr (of n literary turn) And,
John, send up a gallon of midnight oil.
All our lies! writers, I'm told, hum it.
Ofli'ii Occurs In Con wTHiit Ion.
Iti't. rilnk-IMiinli mi Ihity.
"Dunn let envy git possession oh )our
hearts, ileah lireildern, ef a see a man
tent In a stoteplpe hat an' iicapeotercoat.
nil ja feel de gns'liejcd luolister wrlggllh'
urnun' jcr heartstrings, Jes rcuieinhcr ilal
de man inaj lie shlterltt' wlf de cold under
his st.t llsh outside nuniTouutohilcahsfUco
oh an ilinleislilrt " New York lleiald.
I III' llllpASslllll'
Kino Hunt ('al)lnets .'l per iloen. Special
rates to students. Call uiiil see our work.
Studio, 1214 O Street.
Open from 10 11.111. to 4 p. in. Huiulajs.
J. S. EATON,
Physician and Surgeon
Office: 239 South liletcnth St.
Office Phone 561. Residence I'hone 562.
l'mcllce Limited to Diseases of llio
Nervous System, Heart and Blood
Hon. Win lecse, Attorney (leneral.
Hon. 'I'. I. Norval. Associate .lllstlee.
Joncsl National Hunk, Scuurd.
Citizens' National Hunk, Uljsses.
Okkick: ISM O .Street, LINCOLN', NKH.
I, miles Use Dr. I.e Hue's i'erliiillciil
rills from Paris, France. Hint positively re
lieve Hiippiesslons, monthly ilcrniigeuicnlH
anil Irregularities caused by eolil, weakness,
shock, anemia, or Keueriil nervous ilehlllty.
Tho large proportion of Ills to which ladles
nml misses are llnhle Is the direct result of a
disordered or irregular iiieiistriuitlon. Hup.
previous continued result In blood poisoning
and quick coiisiimptloii. I'.' piieknue or I! for
$R. Sent direct on receipt of price. Hold
In Lincoln hy H. 1'. Sliertvln, ilriigKlu O
AMI IN8TIIUTK UK rbMUMHIII,l
Htiorlliuuil, uml TjiK'wrltliiK.I tho hint nml Inreent
CnllfKi' in llm West, tai stuili'iiU III liltl ii.IuIhk lal
c.ir. Mil ti'iita pri'luirrd .or IiikIiikh In from Itn'J
months. KxiktIi ik'iiI rneiilty I'lixiiiallimlruftliiii.
llpaiitlrul HIiulriitislP'tnliHtiie. colli 1 Jnnriinl. ami
"vclmum of m'iimiiiiiiiIiI, sent fni' liy aiMn ksIiik
LlLUllltllKIK & IIOO.SK, Miu-oln. Neb,
NORTH AND SOUTH
1044 O STREET.
E. B. SLOSSON,
"Oh, papa, you are tmgoodl This ilia
tumid U'lt Is a poem."
"licit Why, my dear girl, I (singhl
that for a necklace!"
"Yon dear old soull How did jou eter
expect tun to get that little thing around
The Trump 1111 I Hie Sugt.
A Tramp who was taking in New Jer
sey heard of a Sane ueir Itcil Hank, and
when he Arrived In that Locality he called
upon the Wise Man anil said:
"Oil, Sage, would'st Thou Advise me a
"I would'st. (hi to t in Ant, TI1011 Slim
gird. Next "
The Tramp went oil , Sought the Sliel
ter of I ln Safe's Hani, atid while looking
for the Ant set Hie Building 011 Fire with
Ills Pipe. I ,oss, fstHI; no llisiiraiue.
Moial The ahotc l'nites that a Sam'
wlin can't locate the Al I In his Neighbor's
Itaru is no S.io at all
The l.uiijcr nml the Thief,
A man who had lieeii Arrested for Steal
iuK a lloi'M' l'mpln)cd r. Lawyer w lio man
iikciI his Case mi well that (lie .lury le
turned 11 Verdict of Aci.ulttal. The Law
yer was lllled witli ItejoiciUK, Imt HieTllief
was Cast down, and said:
"Alas! lint ton did not seem to (irasp
"Why, my dear Man, you aie Saved
from State Prison."
"Yes, I Know, hut while you weie Satis
1 f)ltiK tlieii' of my Innocence .ton ouuht
Also to haw made them Heliet e I owiieil
tlie I!or-.f which I was Found leading
Moral lie proli.ihly Stole another that
same Week, how eter -Detroit Frio Press,
AtVKWAIHl 1 AtK
Not Ills Tiiidr.
There is a certain railroad engineer run
ning into St. .losepli wlio Is not just the
pink of politeness. His train was waitiuu
for orders at Francis street station one day
lately when his engineer was appioaclied
hy a stranger who asked, "When docs this
"1 don't know; ask the conductor," was)
the somewhat lirusiiiu answer.
"Well, well, don't Kft hulTy." said the
trateler; "you iniKlit just as well hu civil
ahout It as not "
"I I '111," said tlm engineer, turniiiK away,
"I'm no citll eiiKlnciT." St. Josepli Nuwh.
The American Alirimd.
Drown (to Robinson, who has been
abroad) And so you havu returned from
jour loiiKdooked-forward-to journey to tho
famo'ls scenes of tlie Old World, to the
tombs of statesmen, martyrs and philoso
phers, to the sublime Alps, Kreat London
nml Kay Paris. Tell me, old man, what
have you doner
Robinson (proudly) I have raised n
A Lone Head.
She That's a curious match Charlie
PiKott is about to make. They say the
Kirl Is a regular tomboy climbs trees and
all that sort of tiling.
lie Hiimphl That's why he likes her.
Ills rooms are on the llftli tloor 110 elu
vator. Harper's llazar.
"What Is It, AlKie, my boyf" Inquired
old Cluhstcrof the youiiK man sitting pen-
sltely iM'fore the lire.
"Nothing, Kovernot; only thliiklii(,'."
"TlilnkliiK, AlKler Tlilnkiuf And you
11 popular society maul" WashiiiKtun
ITiisiilteil for It.
"I am thiukiiiK of KoiiiK into the noose
feather business, " leiuaiked SuihIkiuss.
"You'll neter huclcciI in it," picdictcd
"Hecaiiseit 1 equlrcs pluck. " Kpocli
A ('illinium 'nsc,
Wlckwile Theie neter weie so many
chances as now to L;ct a kooiI income out
of a small foituuc
Yahslej What I'd like is to uet a nooil
fortune out of a small income. ludiiiiiap
'ity Russcnj'cr Arent
Dxl lal iialll IimIchiI.
Miss Packiuhoiise-Papa, won't joii Kite
me some tnonc) to liny a few moie pictures
to liaiiK in m riMinif
Mr, Packiiihoiis,. Wliat! Over that
beautiful Kill wall p.iperv Puek
.lphoiise(raptuiouslj) Ah, (ierliude, 1
c )(M aie alone.
(ieitriide Well, ji's, I was. Huston
Ills I'lilhcr lint Ihe tVriini; Cud.
There was a IiIk liu. saw hosed up and
ready to k 011 shipboard at one of the
South hi 1 eel wharves the other day, when
a colored man u. is noticed walkitiK around
it, and eteitiK it Willi the Kreatesl interest.
"It isn't ruuniiiK." dually lemarked a
"I kin see dat much," was the icadv re
"Then w lint are you afraid of?"
"I Isn't 'fraid of niillln'. le simply
sorter aiis'lous "
"Kter see one of those thliiKs liefore!"
"Cati't say as I liev."
"Then what are ton anxious ahout)'"
persisted tlie man.
"S.'c ere, lioss," said tlie other, as he ie
treated a step or two. "I hut my fadder
tthen I was only 1. Iialiy.''
"I lost him kasu lie walked up to du
wroiiKeiul of a h'ar, an' I iloau' reckon to
Kit c niched In desimeway. When I see
authiiiK tvld tclli lo '1 I either shj otr or
iIodKe behind." New York Sun.
"Sissyl" called tlie hoy as he ran up to a
little Kirl staudiiiK at the Kate in front of
a house on HIkIi street, "run in and tell
jour mother that jour In-other Johnny Is
liaviiiK a iIok IlKht in tlie barn!"
"Which Is whipping"
"tioody kooiII Hurry around
Johnny to sic 'em, and to kick
1I0K, and I'll stand in the bad
tell ma if she conies that it'soulv thecals!"
Detroit Free Press.
the ot her
Ills I'riiiul S1011I Uetolleil.
"Yes, I have plenty of cold victuals," said
the lady, "hut I will Kive jou a nice hot
breakfast if you will 1111 this coal box and
sweep the snow oil the sidewalks."
"I can't accept it on those terms, inuin,"
leplled the tourist as he turned away, a
hot, tlitsh of Insulted pride mount Iiik to
Ids dirty check, "I have Indian lilood in
my veins." Chicago Tribune
Here Is a Kcuiline (icrinan "Koke," trans
lated literally from Flh'Kcude 1 Halt or:
Photographer Your son, tlie student,
this picture ordered.
Father Him that is like. Has he for it
Photographer Yet not.
Father Still more like him is that.
Her Cmidld Opluliin.
Sclentillo Guest What do ynu think of
Professor Koch's Kreat discovery for tlie
cure of consumption
Hostess (who Is not milchnf a newspaper
reader) Well, t' tell je tli truth, I hain't
much faitli in any o' these ere patent med
Iclncs. Street ii Smith's (iniid News,
Mrs. Westend (looil morning, .Mr. Nortli
end. I want to run in and see jour wife.
Is she at home?
Mr. Northcnd Yes; slie'll in-at homo nil
day. When I left she was trin' to make
up her mind to go out cud hate a tooth
pulled.-New Yolk Weeklj.
Wood If I had my choice 1 would spend
my hummers In Newport and my winters
Rjde- What would j-ou do in spring and
Woo)-()h. I would Imj failiiiK in New
Tlllinghust -Look here, Hloohumper,
jou promised to come at a quarter of 1'J,
ami liele it is .'I o'elocK,
Hlooliumpcr Well, isn't II a quarter of
V.' V-1 Yoil. iuu.
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