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Tin) stngo vllllim Ik often n fascinating Ig
urt. If Ills impertouution hns llrst cms uhll
ity nml by imturu'ti endowments In adapted
especially for tlio role, ho frequently out
shines tlio actor who Is supposed to havo thu
lending part of thn piny. Wry of ton ho Is u
better actor than tho star In thn sense that ho
Is more artistic. Edwin 1 tooth nit Iugo In
protahly the grentest of stago villains nud
tho only Othello Booth over played against
that really divided honors with hi Ingo Ih
"Larking" played to nil Indifferent houso
Saturday night, but 11 tatter 0110 than it de
served, thero la no excuse either for tho ox
istancopf Mich tt ilny or Mich n iiersomiol.
Mnnnger McIloynoldH regretted tho Iiiiioh.
tlon ns much us anybody, hut tho nmnnger or
nn opera Iiouho cannot llko u merchant sou 11
Mimplo In ndvnnco of tho goods ho N bargain
A cold doy followed In the wako of Lark
ing mid met with a rather cold reception. It
was 11 batch of nonsense, but siierior to
Larking. Tho Hinging and dancing wero the
lcst fnatures. Fisher, Monuonnd Charlotto
are clover in their parts, mid are deserving
of a bettor chance to show their skill.
J. C. Bto wart's Comedy Co., in "Tho Two
Johns" wm greeted with a good house Tues
day evening. James Banford and Charles
Wilson ns riillllp and Peter Johns kept tho
audience in u continuous roar whenever they
ap)eared on tho stage. Their musical sec
laltlcs wero good. Tho singing and dancing
was very enjoyablo and each actress and
uctor was heartily encored. "Tho Two
Johns" is on old play, but In tho hands of
such clever jieoplo will always draw well.
This company is an entirely new 0110 this
Tho always welcome Maggie Mitchell ap
peared at tho Funko opera house last evening,
and a largo number of her admirers were in
attendance to extend to her a welcome. 8ho
made her appearance in "Little Harcfoot,"
one of tho most effective pieces in her entire
reportolro, as it gives the famous little lady
an excellent opportunity for displaying her
varied talent in the portrayal of the ia
thotlc as well as the humorous sldo of life.
Tho character of Amry is one that Is admir
ably adapted to her powers, for Bhe Is equally
at home as the good, whole souled, but sadly
neglected little bare foot, the servant, or as
tho happy betrothed of William, the son of
the wealthy old farmer Peaco. This evening
sho will apear in the character of Ilay.
Noxt Tuesday evening Miss Cora Tanner,
the great emotional actress, will appear be-
lore a Lincoln audience In ltcuigee's daughter.
Miss Tanner is a tall, handsome woman with
vory expressive features, and sho moves 011
the stage with supple graco. Therefore, half
tho tattle is won at the ouUet, for tho actress
who pleases the eye nowadays needs much
.lets artlstlo skill to win public favor than her
less fortunate sister. Miss Tanner has learn
ed the business of acting in a good school and
her technique is excellent. The gowns wont
by JIlss Tanner are very beautiful. Tho first
of these is a dinner gown and Is comK)seil of
green. The bodice is of apple-green velvet
Jualnly, with high-puffed shoulders of tho
velvet over a white mull cape sleeve. Tho
skirt andtralnaroof pea-green crtjiode chine
embroidered in roses of natural colors, with
glowing topo heurtM, this embroidery being
reproduced in a pointed strip upon the bodice.
Tills gown fastens under the arm and on tho
high narrow puff of velvet at the shoulders
MlssTanuer places her jewels, instead of
wearing them in tho old conventional way,
across the front of the bodice, where their
beauty Is lost.
Tho second gown is a deml-tolletto of pink
crepe do chine. There are no sleeves to this
beautiful gown, but, instead, long, angel-like
wings of thd crepe, which falls in folds from
the crown ot the shoulder to the hem of tho
gown, and beneath which the anns aro hid
den when hanging by the side. A high collar
and zouave jacket and cestusand belt are the
only bits of decoration upon the soft pink of
the gown, Uiese being a heavy embroidery in
turquoise and Steele upon ruby velvet.
On next Wednesday evening Iieach &
Bowers' inmatrels will give one of their fam
ous performances, Tho following notice In
regard to the company is clipped from tho
"Tho Inst minstrel orformance that has
been In Nashville this season was given at
tho Grande Opera Houso last night by tho
Reach & Itowers' combination before a full
house. From tho time, the curtain went up
until the erformauce wax over tho houso
was In a continual round of applause. Tho
sings wero ull now and well rendered. Hob
by iieach In his now song, "Mary and Mar
tha," took tho houso by storm. Moucayo,tho
contortionist, is tho best that has cumo this
wny for Mime time. Tho Mexican drill was
presented in mi artistic manner by w ell known
m tUts, led by tho Illimitable Hobby iieach,
and introducing all tho maguillceut move
ments of ilmt body. Tho whole concluded
with n grand extravaganza entitled, "Aunt
Hannah's Chiistening," introducing tho mys
terious cottage, which wits very amusing,
Tho same company tho lest of tho week.
II. Qrattmi Donnelly is writing a play for
Ellen Terry Is writing her memoirs. Tho
book Is to bo called "Stray Memories."
Isaac. I). Rich, thu millionaire Boston man
ager, has gone to Florida for a short rest.
C. F. Moutaiuo is said to bo tho best com
edian who husyet undertaken tho rolo of tho
correspondent In "Held by tho Enemy." Be
sides being u good uctor, Mr. Moiitnine is mi
artist iw well as a playwilghl. There In 110
limit to Ills versatility.
(iarnlcr will not come over with Harah
I llornlmrdt. M. Duipiesno will bo her leading
Tho Indies nro universally regretting that
Maggie Mitchell iIooh not give a nmtliico this
I-aina Ward, adnlnty soubretto of "XaU
unil Uhh'' company, has Ikoii dlvorwl from
A, J. Henttr, 11 clover manager, Is now
assisting Frank Maeder In tho direction of
Nellie Mcllcnry's tour.
Harnh lleruhardt may probably produeo a
now piece by an Italian author during hero
Now York engagement.
Mrs. Jamos Drown Totter Is writing a
liook in which sho thronUns to "slug" her old
society friends for "going bnck on her."
Htunrt Itobson Is said to Ihj lo drawing
packwl Iiuuhom In tho South. In tho cities
vlsltod tho senU n nearly all sold lioforo hU
80I Hinlth Ilussell Is .buying choice corner
lots in upiwr Now York. His profit this
season nro 1110 largest that he has
Wynyard Hnttyo, some tlmo silicon man
ager in tho west, has settled in Miishoiialnnd,
Africa, where ho proosos soon to build a
Count Tolstoi has written a satire In dra
matic form, of tho vanity mid folly of the
Itusslnn nobles. It Is calM tho "Fruits of
Mnrlo Walnwright Is to produce her hand
some production of "Twelfth Night" In
Sun Francisco for tho first time on February
Sol Smith Ilussell has in preparation a now
ploy which, while historical in clmracter.will
nave an excellent comedy part that will lit
Clara Morris Is meeting with so much suc
cess in "Odette" that manager Edwin H.
Prlco Is negotiating with Sardou for a now
play for next season.
Edgar Seidell, author of McKenna'a Flirta
tion, hns written n now play for Harry and
Fay. It bears tho imposing title of "A
Scandal In High Life."
Kate Claxton Is.trylng to infuse now life in
"Tho Two Orphans," and speaks of a largo
production which will Include several mem
bers of tho original cast.
Herrmann promises toglvo America a rest
soon, and accept either John McMahou's offer
for n tour of Australia, or Augustus Harris's
offer of a season in London.
Carl Streitmann, tho $500 a week tonor, is
carrying baggage for a well-known prima
donna. He is always to be found In the vi
cinity of Broadway and Thirty-ninth street.
Nat Goodwin has so far this season cleared
931,000. He says ho has paid tho last cent on
his up-town palace, bought a country seat,
and thai what comes In now will bo "velvet."
"Guido Ferrnntl." the trairodv bv Ownr
Wilde, which was so successfully produced
by Lawrence Barrett, at tho Broadway
Theatre, was originally intended for Ellen
The iwrformanco of "Thermldor," in Paris
have been stopod until further notice. The
extremo feeling caused by some of Sardou's
scenes and expressions, havo found vent In
During a recent engagement of Clara Mor
ris in Sioux City, tho Typographical Union
of that enterprising town, presented Miss
Morris with a haudsomo souvenir as u token
of their ajteem.
Robert Graham says that the prejudice
ugainst tall men as comedians Is now a dead
letter. The success of Hboier and Stevens
proves the falsity of this statement, and Gra
ham is right in with them.
Sadie Martlnot received over a cartload of
flowers during tho engagement of "Dr. Bill"
in Boston. The Harvard boys with whom
sho was always a prime favorite, turned out
en masse to welcome her.
Robert Downing has achieved so great a
succoss in "The Saracen" that he is obliged to
play that piece almost exclusively. Next
season he will produce another new historical
tragedy and give a grand revival of "Tho
Taming of the Shrew."
San Francisco has lately developed a great
fancy for farce-comedy. "Nutural Gas,"
which is in tho second week of Its engage
ment in that city, has broken all previous
recordi for that class of entertainment, not
excepting that of Frank Daniels.
To create an upiietlto, and givotono to tho
digestive appuratus, use Ayer's Sarsuurillu.
How to llrenk Up Hnvern Cold,
From the -Virginm City, Mont., Mutllsonian.
When we find a medicine wo know to
tiossess genuine merit, wo consider it a duty
and we tako pleasure In telling tho public
what it is. Such a medlcino wo found
Chamberlain's Cough remedy. By tho uso
or tnu syrup wo have relieved, in a fow
hours, severe colds, and In tho course of two
or three days, entirely broken them up as bus
several of our friends to whom we havo rec
ommended it. It is nil it is represented to
bo by the inauufactuiers. If you have a
cough and want to stop it, Chamberlain's
Cough Syrup will do thu work. For snlu by
A. Shader, Druggist.
Trlckey has quite a neat little novelty lu
th way of 11 pocket lump and a lot of them
aro show 11 lu Ins west window, it ii about
tho size of a Kjcket match safe and by press
ing a buttnu thu cover springs open and In
stantly thereafter a light appears mid re
mains until oxtillgulslied. It is a very handy
novelty, useful for doens of purposes, mid
costs complete only one dollar. Trlckey will
Ihi glad to show you this littlo gem mid if
you havo It onco mid could not gut another
you would not sell It for ten dollars.
Our city reporter lu his rounds yesterday
noticed 11 force of men tearing uwnv fixtures
and partltiour in tho J. I). Llcklfder store and
Lincoln, Nkhkaska, SatukLy,
iiHin Inquiry learned that the Kllmtrlck
kuch Dry Uood omnpiiiy of Omaha, had
bought his stock and as thuy hnvo boon com
pelled to take mtvorul Inrgo Imnkrupt stocks
in INiyiiiont of debt on account of tho de
pression of business throughout thn state,
Ihoy Intend to move tho outlro lot aggregat.
Ing over fWl.tHHI to Lincoln mid sell It at such
prices as will IIsjhs(. of It entirely within
thirty days. This linn ls-lng In the wholon o
business only, havo no uso for broken bts of
this kind as they cannot put them Into their
own store and aro determined to make tho
"welkin ring" for a mouth In Lincoln, Wo
conlldei.tially predict u rousing sain for them.
They will bo ready for business nboi.t tho
latter pnitnf next week particulars of which
you will got Inter.
A Short Wnlt.
"Why nro you sitting on my pluv.nl
What do you wnntf"
"That's all right. I thought I'd make
myself comfortable until the sun couios
THE BON COMES OUT.
Many liars Hrt.
Daughter Paw, this pluno is horribly
out of tunc.
Nervous Parent Yes, my dour, it Is. 1
guess you'd better not play on It any more
until It has been tuned.
"Well, I won't. When will you have it
n yenr or no." New York
Fulr Shopper What is tho difference be
tween tliOHU two pieces of goods
Clerk One is marked higher than the
"Yes; but what la the real difference be
"I just told you n marked difference."
Ijuly (to clerk) I selected some silk
hero yesterday at 11 o'clock ami ordered
It sent to my house.
Clerk Yes, mailamo. Haven't you re
ceived it yet
Iidy Of course. What 1 want now it
the change. Puck.
"Doctor, 1 anno tosoe about my brother."
"What is tho matter with I1I111J"
"Ono of his legs Isshorterthiiiitho other,
and he limps. Now, what would you do in
a cose of that kind'"
"I am afraid I should limp, too." Texai
The Grocer's Way.
"You always want your own way,"
growled the grocer's wife In no pleasant
humor with her husband.
"And you oughtn't to Interfere,1' he re
sponded with pride. "That's how we got
rich." Washington Star.
"What are you going to do with all those
shower predictions'" asked a signal service
"I've had Instructions to put them by
for n rainy day," won tho reply. Wash
A Close Call.
"My baby had n fenrfully narrow escape
"By mistake my wlfo left tho poor littlo
fellow alone with tho nurse girl." Judge
llefore Dinner In ,i mired.
"Doctor, you are yawning. Are wo then
no stupid here"
"Pardon, irraclous lady, not In the least.
It is veil known that iooplo often yawn
from auiiger." Kllcgcnde Hlu'tor.
Will, Vlill, Viol I This Is true of Hall's
Hair Renower, for It Is the great conqueror of
gray or faded hair, making It look tho same
oven color of youth.
Tho Enterprise Commission company find
that owing to n delay in tho arrival of some
of their consignments It will bo uiiinissIIiIu for
them to open their now nlaco of tiusiness thU
week. However, it Is confidently expected
that by tho last of next week all tho goods
will buln and that oiHTutlnus nmy bo com
inrneod by Thursday or Friday. That this
now entei priso will bo a success thero is no
room to doubt, us tho evidence on every hand
certainly oliittf to a largo and prosMrous
enreer. Tlio men that back tho concern be
ing wealthy and known as irrunt nusheis.
gives us this assurance. Don't fail to watch
for tho opening day and what is better yet,
don't fall to Ihi present on that occasion.
Telephone at tho CouitlKll olllco Is iiVl,
41 2 p ?f)
AliiMHt every bull club in tint con it 1 y will
borf pennant winner the coming reason if tho
prediction oT maungers and realous eorrcit
p indents me fulfilled Patriotism Is all right
in l(s place, but III base ball matters It may
lio'tJirrled beyond the limit of sense. About
Hovriinutnf oigh clubs nio bound to bo dis
appointed in this championship business,
Evlll )iie llowe Is quoted by outside cones
poijjlents as I'lnlmll'g 11 mortKngo on tho iioii-
nalll. Manager Howe iluerul know who his
pl.lVeis will bound It woald bo lather ridicu-
lounfor him to make such n boast in earnest.
If T-avo has mailon claim of this mi t ho was
"Jothlug" some other fellow who had tho big
hen I, depend oil It.
It Is doubtful if Davo Hnwn wants to will
tho m-nimut. He cannot, afford to do It, if
ho xaubi to continue in the business In this
cltj No city of less than 'JOO.OOO population
can afford to hnvo its club captuio the pen
imn( If it would have tho gnino flourish In its
lilldft. After 11 base ball team has once set Its
gait its homo patrons, or a gloat many of
them at least, will not bo satlslleil with n
isioior game. If a club wins one season and
fall, to take the lend from the start tho next
your its patrons will desert It. And whatnre
tlio,i:haiices for any given city to win the
championship two Reaponssucecsslvcly I Ionvo
out Chicago, Hostou mid St. Lulls mid how
often hns it occurred! Then look at thocitlos
of tins than UUO.(KK) population that hnvo had
winning teams? How many of them have
continued III tho buslnessexcopt at a loss,slm
ply because they could not keep up their win-
nhiL'galW Look at Omaha, Des Moines, De
troll, Providence, Cincinnati and others.
Omsha lost 97,000 hist season, mid the pros-
leci is noi particularly origin lor mis year.
Nj, Davo Rowo can't afford to have 11 )en
nnnt winner. If ho can start out about third
und'occnslonally jump into second place mid
tie for first and at the end of tho season laud
in third, It Is nil the Hoplo lu Lincoln can
reasonably exKct. It will keep our Interest
to tho closo ot the season and leave uv with
the hoS5 of doing better next yenr. Thobaso
bnl'crnuk Is 11 man of much pride ami boasting.-
Rob him of tho pleasures of those Intel
lectual vices and ho will quit your game.
Mvt of us were on the qui vive tho llrst of
tho wu for tho ndvent of the Rock Island
aniLthe inauguration of through trains bq
tween .Chicago and Denver by way of Lin
coln. Most, of us wero disappointed, too,
when tho bridgo trouble at Omaha suddenly
blarted our bright holies. But, after all, per
haps that seeming disaster was only a bless
ing in disguise. Already thero are evident
ces that tho Roc'c Island will make a survey
early in thu spring for an lndeieudent lino
from this city southwest to Fairbury or NoU
son. If the dispute about tho use of tho
Union Pacific bridge is not settled another
bridge wilt 1 thrown across tho Missouri.
The? chances are that somo kind of n compro
mise, will bo made, if the Union Pacific suc
ceeds lu maintaining its position, and tho
Hoik Island will teuiKrarlly use ltd bridge.
Thesquabblo will delay the opening of the
now line, but if it results in giving us another
railroad, bringing new territory tributary to
Lincoln, wo cau stand it uwhlle.
"The Augelus" has reached Franco safely mid
has lieen hung in the gallery of Its now owner.
Monsieur Corn-hard, who Invested so many
thousand dollars to got Millet's canvas bnck
to Its native land, gavo n dinner to celebrate
its installation In tils collection of paintings.
Onp of the features of the entertainment
which came us a surprise was that each guest
on opening hit napkin found in it a silver
medal in commemoration of the event they
had mot to celebrate. On one side was a lino
engraving of "Tho Augelus" aud on the other
the date of the dinner and an inscription set
ting forth the object for which it was given,
as well as a list of tho names of the persons
who composed tho arty. Of course every
body was delighted with the souvenir, which
wIHj surely be a valuable relic lu years to
come, probably more so than the silver m
Issued by President Mears of tho Sllverton
road out in Colorado.
In tho other case n business man had tioen
in tho habit of making business appointments
of qvoulngfl at his house. He retired to his
liuiart with l.ts visitor, aud then it was talk
aud Hgurlng until eleven o'clock or midnight.
lie noticed a reproachnil gazo on his wife s
face as he left tho family circle for his den.
mid after long unit patient forbearance she
geutly nsked him If ho would not leave his
builnessat his ollico instead of bringing it
home. Tho next engagement he made for
tho evening wus appointed for tho ollico.
vt hen ho got homo that evening ho was filled
with a sense of dissatisfaction, anil ho soon
found it so distasteful to leave tho comforts
of his homo that ho gave up doing business in
thnonlng, Ho found that by staying ut
tho olllce a littlo later or getting down a bit
I'nilieroi- woiklng faster dining the day, ho
could keep business out of his home. Hotli lie
mid thu family mid the children nro the hap
pier for it.
Somewhere lu my reading I have run
across two incident that havo quite n hear
iuou homo life and havo Illustrations a
plenty right hero in Lincoln. One wus thu
stony of a young man employed in his fath
er's olllce, who left homo in tho moinlug be
fore tlio Into rising family wero about, lie
took lunch and dinner don 11 to 11 and gen
erally put hi the evening at tho theatre or at
the club. Ho was not wicked or vicious, but
iM'twcou his business mid his pleasures ho
cable to see his mother mid sinters about onco
11 week, at Sunday dinners. One day his
father maduiin engagement for tho following
evening and asked tho son's company, w hlch
wus loudlly grunted. Tho old gintlenau
made a formal engagement to niM'ttho young
ono at n ilow n town hotel enrly lu tho even
ing. On meeting, tlio fathersald ho wished to
call 011 11 Indy ho had known Intimately for
years, ami they started out, Tho sou stsui
noticed that they woro iippronclilng tho
uelghlsulKMslof his own homo, nud 011 his
mnklugn remark about it the father explain
ed that tlio lady was stopping there at pn
ent. Well, when Ihoy wont in the young
man wiin formally Introduced to his mother
mid sister. Ho thought It a Joke, and liegiiu
to laugh, but neither of tho others mlle.l
and his laughter died nwny amid u fooling
nkiu to shame. Ills mother shook bauds aud
said sho had known him as a little Isiy but
had not scon very much of him of Into. Then
sho told some anecdotes of his lioyhood,
"when she used to know him." That broke
thu Ice, and Ixitwoou their chut nml n
' "'''"I thu young man hud 11 pleasant even.
Ing. On retiring his mother Invited him to
call again. On thinking it over tho young
man concluded that ho had as bright and
good and MMisllile 11 mother mid a sister as
any other follow, nml ho made It u rule to
Hmiid a pint of his ovonlngs ut home. A
clover father that, don't 3011 think f
Tho Hotel Lincoln Is a handsome and sub
stantial building that evokes general admira
tion, but so many s-oplo add to their compli
ments! "Whntn pity it Isn't located farther
up town," or words to that effect. Now,
thero nro more ways than ono or looking at
that. IjockUsI as tho Lincoln Is It leave a
desire among tho owners of proerty farther
up town to have u big hotel In their midst,
Tho result will bo that lu tlmo wo will havo
two large, llist-clnss houses instead of one,
and inch will catch its share of custom.
There Is something now under tho sun. Tho
Western Union telegraph company has
adopted a now blank for writing ineNAuges.
Hove you soon It f The "conditions" have
Im-oii taken from tho top of tho face of tho
blank mid aro now printed in larim iii.nm
tho back. This is perhaps the must i.mle.
able change. To any one who hns used tele
grapii niaiiks for years it Is a relief. There
is 11 mystery nbout telegraphy that leads n
curious iermii unconsciously to study oven 11
nieiwngo blank in a vnguo expectation of
learning something new ulxmt thu mystic,
mighty element, but nfter one has done It In
vain for two or three hundred times the finely
printed "conditions" take 011 something of
the nature of a bore. Then there is such an
impersonal, autocratic nlr about everything
iMjIonging to the Western Union. It chal
lenges one's pride and arouses bis conitata
tlveuesa. He read the "conditions" 1 if
he has any right to come Into the office or
r " ?""? w'lBwV.tiiifcyML..Sh Km tbelr repoL JBMer. and
Mt Ota oiaan was constant Irritant to.a
--y , "ii-in,o wjui. me cnange will
be a relief. Very few of us have ever been
affected by the "conditions," but then it will
be a relief not to Im sUnit in th rn i.v .
printed form that purports to limit our
omnipotence as free-born Americans.
Thero Is another change that may not con
vey IU purKse to the thoughtless man.
Across thu blank, nt right angles to the line
of writing, are live lines dividing the writ
ing space into four equal lengths. Hnvo you
ever watched u man ut work composing a
telegram aud noticed him counting the words
nud figuring on u combination to lilt his pur
Hof He Is trying to compress his message
Into thu ten words which ure tho basic unit
for the ordinary business of the Western
Union, Now if a man iu writing on tho
now blank will begin ut tho lett hand space
and put one word In each space tho ruled
blank will have Ave words to tho line. Ho
cau count them at a glance and mark out
enough superfluous words to got the message
within tho limit If ho wants to.
It is n trilling annoyance, an infinitely
small loss of tlmo that this new blank seeks
to save. Ami yet life Is made up of trifles.
Many ieoplo who use the wires but little
will pay little hoed to the ruling, but other
who wire u great deal will doubtless come to
find It a real convenience. If generally
adopted it will be of considerable help to tho
comimny's employee. Tlw ruling may have
Ieen suggested by a practice iu vogue among
bright oih-rators. Every craft has some lit
tle routine duty that is regarded as a ill udg
ery yet cannot be dispensed with. Counting
words may appear like a pust-tliiie to ninny
people, but to an oieruUr it Is a bit of a me
chanical drudgery Itecausu his soul U attuned
to loftier deeds. When it comes to "taking"
a long uewspaer message, say of 1000 to
fiOOO word , the woik of counting Is somo
thing more than a nuisance. Some operators
adopt a plan to avoid that necessity. They
put flvo words to a lino, let it be long or short,
and the Hues are quickly counted. This is
something or a mental feat iUeir. If you
don't think so sit down and try it.
Tho following item apiieured in Wediie-
day's Issue of tho Nebraska State Journal:
"St. Joseph, Mo., has been, perhaps too
often, termed a sht-py old town. In many
particulars sho Is not so slow as many of her
morn clamorous uelghlxirs. Colonel Im
Wessel or Tiik CouiiiKit is fortitied with am
plo proofs of this fuel, as witness tlio follow- j
Ing from tho tst. Joseph Daily News of Mon- I
day livening: j
"'L. Wessel,Jr.,editorof tho Lincoln, Neb., I
Coi'HiKH, Is at the I'licillc. Mr. Wpkm-I his 1
11 fair ouug friend iu St. Joseph, mid his vis
its aro not esM.'Cinlly lew or long between, I
and rumor says that ere the roses come again
a St. Joseph liello will take up her loideluv
iu Nebraska's capital.'
"Iu addition to tho above it is learned that
011 Sunday lust tho announcement was luadu
among tho young lady's fi lends of her en
gagement to Mr. Wessol, Tho prospective
blide is Miss Emma Ehrlfch, tlio extremely
popular, agreeable nud accomplishes! daugh
ter of 11 pi eminent St. Jim wholesale mer
chant mid u chei islnsl member of ono of tho
oldest mid most highly respected fum'lics iu
tho ancient city. It is not often that a Lin
coln young man is constrained to go lioyond
l:,WIOIC FlVIC OlCNTS
II111 city limits to meet his fate, but when ono
does It can Ihi reasonably siirmlsisl that ho is
after a capital prle. Every assurance siinta
to tho fact that Mr. Wossol's matrimonial
prim is of that character, nml his friends will
congratulate him accordingly."
Hultor, the meat market man, has outdone
nil tho other competitors In point of mmeiotc
Jly. Any doservlngly isior isirson will Ixi
given meat froo ou mi order from Elder
llowe. This ccilnlnlv sneaks volumes for
our big hcui ted corpulent alderman,
Already A Washington Nnrhily I'nvorltn,
Mrs-llniwii , the wlfo of tho recently np
isilnted Just Ice of the supremo court of tha
United States from Michigan, is nwomaa
JtltS. IICMtr II1LUNOH IIKOWN.
of whom thu west Is proud. Mrs. Drown
was horn In Detroit, and all her life has
lieen Kpont thero with thu exception of
three years, which wero passed at school
in Portland, Me. Thin lady prides her
Holf 011 lielng essentially 1111 American
product. Ou her father's nIiIu she Is a
direct descendant of Gen. Jatnea Pitt, of
revolutionary fame. It will lie recalled by
students of history that Gun. Pitt had six
sons, nil of whom wero soldiers In tha
revolution, nnd one of whom Is credited
with having been the lender of tho Boston
tea party. Maternally Mrs. Drown is ro
latcd to John Aldon, Prlscllla Miilllnxand
Governor Bradford, all passengers on tha
Mayflower. Although Mrs. Brown ban
been but n short tlmo In Washington aha
ia already a social favorite Tho life la new
to her and sho enjoys It. There nro notice
able In Mrs, Drown many of the charming
ehuracterUtlca of high bred English worn-
by Waller Defiant oa "Vocal velvet."
Colored I'miple and tha World's Fair.
Tho colored folk may In numbers seem
Infinitesimal beside their white brethren,
but what they lack lu this regard thoy
are preparing to make up lu work
and energy. When the idea of a sepa
rnte colored exhibit at tho World's fair
wns llrst proposed there was a dls
iKMdtiou ou tho part of many prominent
membcra of tho African race to frown It
down, but since thu IrUh-Americnns, tho
Gcrmuu-AincricuiiH and other nationalities)
have come to the front with their demands
fur sK-clal recognition and sjieclnl privi
leges, the colored man nnd brother, spurred
on by thu colored sister, has arrived at the
conclusion that he also Is entitled to some
thing more than 11 place In the general
swim. Accordingly, a central board has
Ixx'ii established In Chicago, presided over
by Mrs. Trent, nud auxiliary organizations
nro being brought Into existence through
out the country. A number of members
of the senate nud house of representatives,
together with colored men and women both
north aud south who wsj a credit to their
race and reflect luster umn it, have writ
teu tbelr eordlul Indorscrrent of the move
ment, and have promise-1 to perform any
dutlej which may be assigned to them to
further its interests.
A Trial to Correspondents.
A correspondent says that one of the
trials of JournnlUm In Washington Is de
nying the request of statesmen, lnnto and
mall, generally small, that their speeches
oe leicgra pneu iu Hill. When n statesman
makes a speech he imagines the world ia
hungry for full report thereof, aud he
cannot Imagine anything more stupid or
negluctrul or duty than the correspondent's
decision that he cannot put the ten thou
sand wonl oration on thtutelegraph wires.
The new congressman is particularly ur
gent and persistent In this sort of request,
and if he introduce anew bill, even though
It be ono of little public Interest, and ono
that is sure to sleep the sleep of death iu
some commlttfe room pigeon hole or on
the calendar, ho wants It telegraphed to his
homo piiier in full, eten to thu "Be it en
acted," etc., just the t.une.
Tho latest social sensation In Paris was
the golden wedding of a cab driver who
wasoncu Iedrii-Kollln's private coachmuu.
Hie aged Jehu is now in the service of it
private company, with whom he has lieen
for forty jeurs.
Tried Mini True
Is tlio Kstlvo verdict of the people who
tako HihnI's HniNiurillu. When Used a cord
ing to dilections tho good effects of this
execelleut modlcluu aro soon felt in nerve
strengthicstored.thnt tired feeling driven off,
a gixsl nppotKo created, hcudachu and dys
pepsia relieved, scrofula cured and all the tuid
effects of Impure blood oveicomo For a
good blood puriller, take Hood's Sarsaiui
rilla. Wa.NTKP; A good canvasser to solicit
subscription for Tiik Commit. The con
tiolof the circulating detriment will l
placed iu thu bauds of a such mrty if work
done will warrant tho publisheis iu so doing.
Cull or mldross this olllce.
Hyacinths, both cut mid Kttcd, mid roses
can Ihi found constantly on sale at the Home
Tor tho Friendless. Telephone number V",'!s.
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