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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, JULY .,, iSyi
Chicago and Erie R. R.
(Lntn Chicago t Atlantic U'y.iCl .Mt
In Connection with the
I'UIIMH TIIK ONLY LINK
Chicago and New York
Under Ono Miiniwliieitt.
Tho Through Trnhn ot till I.inotiolwecnOiil.
cngo mill New YorK nro run solid, Hum
nvolilluit nnnoynnco uiul confunlon
ofchmiKlnK cur or intMlnu
Vestibule Limited Service
"Voillbuleil Limited Tralni.coiKlHtlnK of Hii.
KKKt-S Hinoklnu mill liny Conchcy, with
Killnmn Dlnlim "ml Weening Curs
(lieuteil ly Mourn, lighted by nan),
over Hit Lines
Every Pay In the Year.
Pullman Service to Boston.
JV I'utliiinii Ittnrol Weeping Cnr to ami fiom
Itostoti il'illy vln tlilt route. J3
Thl". l tlio ONLY MNK UtiniiliiK I'lillmiiu
aaajacurs between Chicago mul lloitnu.
To Columbus, Ohio, mul Anhlmiil, Ky.
l'lillmnn Sleeping Cur between Chicago ami
nbovo Points dally..
Train Arrive and Leave Dearborn Walton,
For further Inforniiitloti, call on the nearest
Kallronil Ticket Agent, or nddroM
W 0 Rlaearm, A M Tnok, D I BoberU,
Oon. rn . Agt. Oen. Mgr. , A.O.lVAut.
Now York. Clovclnntl. Chicago
Santa Fe Route !
Atcbisoni Topeka & Santa Fe R. R
The Popular Route to the Pacific
Through Pullman and Tourist
Between Kansas City and SAN DIEGO,
LOS ANGELES, and SAN FRAN
CISCO. Short Line Rates to
Double Dally Train Service Between
Kansas Gin ami PUEBLO. COLORADO
SPRINGS, and DENVER. Short
Line to SALT LAKE CITY.
The Direct Texas Route
Solid Trains Between Kansas City and
Galveston. The Short Line Betweon
Kansas City and Gainesville, Ft.
Worth, Dallas, Austin, Temple,
San Antonio, Houston, and
The Onlv Line Running Through the
OKLA'HOMA COUNTRY. The
Only Direct Line to the Texas
Pan Handle. For Maps and
Time Tables nnd Inform v
' tlon Regarding Hatch
and Routes Call on
E,L. PALMER. Passenger Agent,
411 N Y. Life Building,
Ladies' and Children's
Hair Gutting and Shampooing
BlTRR -:- BLOCK.
I.uillet INn III'. I.i' lMir'x IVrlocllcut
Pills front I'ni'K France. I'liiil positively re.
llevo tuiiipressloiiK, iiioiithly ilurnngcinciiti
mul Irregularities caused by rolil, weakness,
shock, mieinlii. or general nervous tleblllty.
The largo proporllou of Ills to which Indies
mul inl"s nro lliiblc Is thu ilirect result ofa
disorder 1 ir Irregular inciisirimtloii. Sup.
presslonsc mtlmicil ru-nlt In blood poisoning
uml quick ' tiisiiuiptlon ?2 paokngn or'l fur
i. HiMit direct on rccolii' of price. Hold
111 Lincoln by II. f W . Iliown, ilniggi't
k A pamphlet of Information amtab-
irtlU IflO lWB,uunillM "" IUJ
, Obtain rnieim, i iiTOJin, I nuioA
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FOB MEN ONLY!
For tOST or FAILINO MANHOOD,
i"I" oi noay ana mina, caecu
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Lincoln, : Nebraska.
Ojfiivr uml Mmtoif.'
John 11. Wright, l'ros. T. K. Hauilers, V.-!'-
J. 11. McClny, Cashier.
A 8 Itiiviuonilf II 1 Ijui, Thin Cochran K
UWror, Ohm West, K I.Wioldon.
General Banking Business Transacted.
Lincoln Shirt Factory
To 1402 O Stroot.
In lis new locution this establishment will
have belter facllltlcs'tlum ever for turulim
nut ttrst'clasH ork, miilan luerenscil Hue of
Gents' Kuriilshlui; Hoods will always be on
kale. To our business has been milled a
LADIES' TAILORING DEPARTMENT
In which miriuenlNiif nil kinds will ho made
to order and miylhliiK from the smallest tin
debarment Id the lluesl Dress or Cloak will
bo skillfully executed mid iiiado 011 short
notice. In this department we employ one
ofthobest cullers and titters In the country
and satisfaction Is Kunrantccd In every par
ticular. Our factory will heienfter lie known
Lincoln Shirt Mfg. Co.
A. Kntrcustclu, Hr., Mutineer.
Call mid see us. Cor. llthmul OHt
-f- SUPERIOR f
We are especially welljprcpared to laun
dry, Lace Curtains, Ladles Garments, Fine
Fabrics Etc, having special methods for
doing this work not only sntlsfactery in
appearance, hut without injury to garments
Gjutlemn's Sllrts, Ollars and Caffs,
and nil kinds of Fine Staicli work beautiful
done up. Give us n trial.
Fine Dust Cabinets f.'i per dozen. Hpcclal
rates to students. Call mul seo our work.
Studio, 1214 O Street.
Open from 10 n. 111. to -I p. 111. Hiinilays.
J. S. EATON,
Physician and Surgeon
Office: 239 South Eleventh St.
Office Phone 561. Residence Phone tfti.
PNACQJ(NTID WITH THf 0C03RA?Hy Of THt rQUMRV WII.L cut
MJ H IN'OAMATlO 0M A tfUOy Or IHIft lAPOf THI
Ghicago.Rock Island & PaciHc Ry
The DIHECT ROUTE to nnd trom CIII0A0O,
KOCK ISLAND. DAVENPOJIT. DE8 MOIIIEB.
OJUNC4I. BLUFFS. WATEHTOWH, BIOUX
FALLS, MINNEAPOLIS. ST. PAUL, OT. JOS
EPH, ATOIIISON. LEAVENWOMTH. KANSAS
CITV.TOPEKA, DENVmi, COLOKADO 8PNOS
SOLID VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS
cf TbroiiRh Oonchos, Slcepors, Frve Ilecllninu
C'bnlr Cnrs nnd Dlnlnir Cars dally betwren CHI
CIAQO. SES MOINES, COUNCIL BLUFFS and
OMAHA, nnd Ijotweon CHICAGO nnd DENVEIl,
COLORADO BPBIN08 nnd PUEBLO vln St.
.foseph, or Knnaaa City nud Topolta.
Via The Albert Lea Route,
Fnst Express Trains ditly between Oblcnuo
and Mlnnenpolls nnd St. Paul, with THUOUOH
Ilecllnlnir Chair Cnr (FllEE) to nnd from those
points nnd Knnsna City Through Chair Car
and Bleeper between Peoria, Bplrlt Lake nnd
Bloux FnlU via Itock Iilnnil.
For Tickets. Mnps, FoVlers. or desirod Informa
tion, apply nt any Coupon Tlckot Olllce, or address
E. 8T. JOHN,
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nioiitha. i:xMTliici-t facility. Personal Jmifucllnii
lieiiiitiriil llliutrateil cjitnliwie, iillvi) Journals, nnd
"ucUnein of pcnmmulili, n.iu friiiliyuiltln-Mliiv
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PHOOREIIIVE E VCII RE.
BsmI l'oiul Note to Jomi wiuitian, O.T. A.
p., It I. I'. K. IC. Chlrsiro. and rrcte, poilug paid,
tbe sllokeit deck of carta you ert ry lilmlled.
Tea OeaU tr nsck. une ur uiaur
AN HISTORIC MANSION,
IN THE LEWIS
Coiuninilor t,fitl Hniigbt It fnnn Com
nindorn Triixlon Anron Hurr Foil ml It
Itcruife fur n Tlmr Wnalilngton nuil
Jrronie lliinniitrti flitpst Tlirre.
Pkutii Amuoy, N. J Juno 21. It In
often wiiil atul tlio remnrk is, of courcu,
a truism Hint wo, 119 n iK'ople, lmvo 110
TIIR I.KWI9 MANSION.
Atitiqultlen. Thero nro to Imj found hero
mul there, howovor, houses mul thlnj;a
thut aro rapidly tluvulopiug into iititl(,iii
ties. Iiiivitig thoBtnrt of century or two.
Among tlioMj 1 lmvo found fow that nro
moro interesting thmi thu old fiunlly
mansion thut Commodore Lowis bought
from Commodore Truxton nt the begin
ning of tho century. Tlio lnttor ollleer
built It beforo tho war of tho Uuvoltt
tion, mul luul ocuupled it moro thmi u
qunrtur of 11 century beforo Belling it.
It Is a pleasiint country hotisu, facing
BontliL'HHterly 011 thu nhoru of Huritmi
bay. in tills sleepy old city of Perth Am
boy. Tho older part of tho city is nil
untiquo, Hpenking in American fashion.
That is, it abounds in buildings one, ono
mid a half or two centuries old, but nous
aro moro interesting than this, for this
tins a history, in it Aaron Hurr found a
hospitable haven of temporary refuge
when, after tho memorable duel in which
he killed Alexander Hamilton and in
which Commodore Lowis was his second,
he sought safety in tlight. Ho remained
in this house for several days, sheltered
by tho sacred obligations between guest
mid host, beforo lie fled farther, but tho
only memento of his presence that is
pointed out now is tho stout, comfort
nble old chair that ho occupied while iio
sat on the porch enjoying the beautiful
scenery of the bay and its shore.
The viow ho enjoyed is a remarkablo
one. Somo idea of its lienuty inny be
found from a single incident which is
still told by tho Lowis family. Tho two
commodores, who wero relatives by mar
riage, had talked together about the sale
mentioned beforo Lowis saw the house.
After thoy hud discussed it Truxton tool;
Lowis home with him one ovening.
Thoy entered tho house at tho rear of
tho hall, and as they entered Lewis
caught the viow through tho front door,
which stood open. Tho moon was shin
"1 don't want to aeo anything but
that," ho said. "I will buy tho house."
It is a very plain, substantially built
framo house, painted yellow, and al
though it is roomy and comfortable, and
is fitted up with some degree of ele
gance inside, it is still far from pre
tentious, mid it is by no means to bo
considered stately or even handsome.
The grounds in which it stands arc
not moro than a dozen acres in extent,
but thoy aro adorned with lino old trees,
and a little to tho east of the old houso is
a more modem one, built to accouimo
dato a younger branch when tho family
grow too numerous to livo comfortably
in tho old homestead.
A small bluff 111 front is near tho
water's edge, and tho viow takes in
Raritau bay, witli Staten Island on the
right, the Highlands on tho left mid
Sandy Hook directly alie.id. In this
harbor lay tho British fleet when tho
revolutionary war was raging around
Now York. General Washington was a
guest in tho house at the time when tlio
British came to take possci-hiou of Perth
Amboy, and a party was sent from tho
fleet to capturo him. They came close
enough to fire on the houso as ho was
driven away from tlio rear door in n car
riage, and tho bullet marks in tho stout
wooden doors have never been removed,
but aro pointeil out with pride today.
Tlio houso is, therefore, ono of tho au
thentic "Washington's Ileadquarters."
Washington and Aaron Durr, however,
wero not the only distinguished guests
who have enjoyed the hospitalities of the
famous old mansion. On the day that
Napoleon Bonaparte was banished to St.
Helena, Priuco Jerome Bonaparte, who
had coino to America to And a homo, was
a guest in tho houso.
Perth Amboy was then a stop over
station for thoso who undertook the long
journey from Now York to Philadelphia,
and tho Long Ferry tavern, which stood
not far away from tho Lowis mansion,
though it was a comfortable enough inn,
and was, according to tho chroniclers of
tlio time, "tho customary resort of tho
gentlemen of tho town," was by 110
means a place which people of rank
would choose for even a temporary abode.
It therefore happened that the prince, in
traveling fiom New York to Boideit
town, where ho afterward r-ettled, made
a visit to his friend Coinmodoio Lewis.
Of this visit tho family retain two
memorable relies. Ono is tho jeweled
watch, very val
uable in its day
which Priuco .Je
rome presented to
his hoitess, and
the other is a
small oil painting
on copper, which
he presented tc
his host. Thi
painting is a mas
terpiece, nuil is
Tin: jKWEua. watch. of Bn?nt vnlu0)
though it lias never been appraised, and
thonauioof tho aitist i- unknown. It
is ouly about six inches by ten in size,
but the four figures in it, presumably
thobo of Jupiter, Juno, Venus and Cupid,
I fMEM lfSMfiklJ7
! t' III I I 11 '! I
ro admirably drawn, nnd tho coloring,
though darkened by ngo, U wonderful!)
Besides thin painting there nro mail)
others of value hanging on tlio wall nl
tho two houses, but they nro nuMl
family portraits. Much of tho furnltuio
is untiquo mid was In ncrvlco long be
foro nny of tho present occupants wete
born, though two of theso reckon four
icoro years each.
Antiquities, howovor that Is relies of
tho Seventeenth and Eighteenth cenli -ries
aro common in Perth Amboy. One
of these is entitled to mention hero be
cause It forms a .imminent feature In
tho landward viow from tho rear dom
of tho house I have described. It is at
the other end of mi old mad now 1
grassy lane leading straight back frori
tho door, mid is no loss n building thu
tho old government house. This was 1
palace built for tho governor of New
Jersey by tho board of proprietor
who owned the state. These wcr
twelve gentlemen (afterward twent)
four), who bought tho state for i.'!l,lt)l
when it was sold by Sir (leorgo Cm
tarot. Tho Duko of York deeded it orlv
Inallyin KKW to Sir Edward Berkeley
and Sir George Cartaret, but tho debts
of tho latter comisdled the sale in the
tlino of William l'enn's grentest pros
perity. Ho was one of the twelve pur
chasers. Tho lioard of proprietors established a
form of government subject to tho Brit
ish crown, mul this palace was tho head
quarters of this government, which last
ed until tho war of tho Uovolutlon. The
last governor to occupy tho house was
Sir William Franklin, sou of Benjamin
Franklin, mid by no means thu patriot
(in an American sense) that his father
was. He was mi ardent Tory, and was
taken prisoner in this house by Ueneral
Hugh Mercer, when that ofllcer raided
Perth Amboy at tho head of his Hying
Tho Americans, however, wero soon
driven out of tho little city by tho guiiH
of tho British fleet, and tho government
houso was used as the headquarters of
tho British oflleors. It is now a homo
for disabled Presbyterian clergymen. It
is very large larger indeed now than
when it was originally built, for It was
partially burned after tho war and en
larged in rebuilding and is plain, but
imposing mid handsome.
TIIK I'AINTINQ ON COITKIt.
Tho two old houses seem likely to
stand for many generations to come, and
in tho (spacefill, sleepy little city that is
liko a country village in its older half,
they aro notable features, well worth a
pilgrimage to hoc.
David A. Ccutis.
Bai.timoui:, Juno 3-1. What inlliiltes
itnnl prices are paid for somo classes of
delicato skilled laborl There is tho
making of "doublets," for instance Very
fow of tho pretty colored stones rubies,
sapphires and emeralds that you seo in
jewelry aro genuine. Nino out of ten
probably are "doublets," which look
brilliant ami aro almoit as hard as the
real gems, but aro simply mado up of
thin slices of rock crystal cemented on
bases of colored glass, by means of Can
ada balsam, with such nicety that a
sharp eye only can detect the joining.
Fingering over somo hnndfuls of these
imitations in tho shop of a dealer who is
frank enough to tell tho prices they com
mand as sold to retailers, wo encounter
B01110 mild surprises.
Some, no larger than one-third of n
grain of wheat, aro "roso cut," and, as
well as wo can make out. havo each
twenty-four minute piano surfaces, sepa
rately ground and polished by hand.
Their price? They sell for nlno dollars
per gross. Nine dollars for the materinls
employed, the work of fitting and join
ing Ml minute bits of crystal to Ml bits
of glass, tho grinding and jiolishiiig of
0,-lSO facets, the manufacturer's profit,
importer's profit and costs of importa
tion and duties!
A littlo larger size, of all conceivablo
shapes squares, triangles, pentagons,
stars, crescents, lozenges, arrowhendsand
many more, all "doublets," having each
thirty-two or thirty-six facets, and con
caved or other designedly irregular sur
faces which means 4,003 to 0,181 sepa
rately ground and tiolishcd faces aro
sold for twelve dollars ier gros.
Tho largest size of tho "doublets" in
common use and imitation diamonds
made of "strap" which is mainly a
complex boroiilicato of lead and potas
sium have sixty-four facets accurately
ground and polished and command
eighteen dollars per gross. If there wero
not costs of materials, importation,
duties and profits to come out of that,
tho skilled workman who mado those
things would get tho princely remunera
tion of a faint shade over .IMS of a cent
for each facet ho laboriously ground and
polished. But as thero nro those things
to coino oft', what does ho get? and what
use is ho likely to havo for obesity cures?
J. II. C.
At tho laying of tho cornerstone of tho
Hebrew temple at Toinkiiisville, S. I.,
the other day, the principal speech was
mado by George William Curtis and the
next by Erastus Wiman. Coronet- r..vi-
I of Now York, took a hand in tho exer
cises, and only tho exclusively religious
ceremonies were by Israelites, It does
look as if America wero tho laud of the
free and the tolerant.
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