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A- PoPd-l ISR PAPER or AX9PCRN 'TIMES "
Voi. 6 No 41
Lincoln, Nbhuaska, Satuwday, Skpticmiucn lO. le01-
Pkicic Fivic Cic nth
Homo people In Lincoln have been surprls
el by receiving telegrams written on n tyw
w rlter. This is coming to bo a very com
mon practice among Western Union os.'nt
tors. Tliey find several advantages In It. It
relieves them of thotetlliim of en work and
tho danger of finger paralysis. They txftjn
lenm to work a machine faster than they can
write, and tho Inci eased legibility is a gratl
f)ing thing to the receivers of the messages,
lift) now movement lias received Its highest
development among tho operators w ho take
tho telegraphic news for tho dally papers.
They have an enormous amount of work to
do within a short time, audits the ty-writer
Increases their capacity for receiving matter
n scheme lias lieen devised for increasing the
sender's caacity corrcsiond!iigly The
Western Union has arranged a code of ab
breviation?. Entire words Unit are used fre
quently are represented liy a single letter,
Just as in shorthand, and groups or two and
three woids are indicated by as many letters.
These single letters or combinations of let
ters are meaningless unless Interpreted by
tho code, so there Is very little danger of
making mistakes on account of their use.
The fastest and best ojierntors are used in
this service, and tho decrease in wear and
tear to the sender by using the code is u con
sidernblo Item. The use of tyewriters by
telegraphers is increasing very rapidly, and
tho time may come when every operator will
consider it a necessary tool in his business.
Travelers during the recent dry spell bad
abundant reuson to sigh: Oh, for u smoke
consumer on every locomotive and a sprlnks
ling tank on every cow catcher I It really Is
a singular thing that tho mauugers of Amer
ican nilhvajs do not adopt some device to do
awuy with the ubomiuutiou of smoke and
cinders fiom the locomotive. It is singulur
becauso they have sint millions of dollars
on other Improvements to enhuncu tho com
fort of passengers, but this greatest nuisuuee
of all goes on unhampered and apparently
without any effort to remedy it. On a line
between St. Paul and Minneapolis tho road
bed is sprinkled frequently during dusty
weather. It is a short lino of course, but wo
may live to see tho time when tho great rail
road systems will in similar manner luy the
dust on their main Hues, Stranger things
than that have come to pass in this enterpris
It Is an Interesting study to follow tho
series of incidents In tho lives of men that
dispel so them to all quarters of tho globe,
and it is no less curious, some times, to learn
the sequence of circumstances which carry
inanimate objects with historic associations
into distant and strange nooks. This train
of thought was suggested by a collection of
plates owned by a Nebraska gentlenmu.
During President Hayes' term tho govern
ment appiopriated 1 10,000 for a clilna ser
vice for tho Wlnto House. It was to consist
of four hundred pieces und the celebrated
Havilimd works of Franco were commission
ed to muko them. These dishes are not mere
ly of the finest Havllaml china but are beau
tifully decorated after designs by Theodore
H. Davis, tho American artist. A French
painter Mauprez, If I remember correctly
was sent to tho United States to study tlm
decorative objects selected by Mr. Davis and
make tho work thoroughly American in spii
It. Tho designs were characteristic of this
country and Mauprez painted them exquis
itely. In getting out the set Havilaud dupli
cated several plates. These extra pieces
were sent to Washington with tho set und
were presented to President and Mis. Hayes.
The Nebraska gentleman is a cousin of Mrs.
Hayes, ami during n visit witli her she pre
sented him witli one of tho dim er plates
mudo by Hnvlland for the White House. It
is decorated with n scene having a Rocky
mountain goat as its conspicuous figure.
The historical associations of tho plate, aside
from any ceramic or artistic value, made it a
souvenir which the Nebraskon ban cherished
through years. Since receiving it ho lias
called on Mauprez in Paris and found him
an artist who commanded $.100 for pitlutlug
nslmpl e poi trait.
After the work of this White House ser
vice wns well under way Havilaud figured up
the cost and found It would aggregate about
fao.OUO. Ho thereupon asked Undo .Sam, In
view of his prospective loss, for rmlssioii
to make a second set of the china for Ills own
use. The request was granted, and Havi
laud manufactured an exact duplicate in
every respect. He even put on Undo Sam's
crest, mi eagle worked in colors and burned it
into the china. After keeping those eight
years lie concluded they were too expensive
a luxury and dceided to sell them. Ho
divided tho four bundled pieces into small
sets, and these were sold to different Amei I
cans, the entlio lot bringing about 10,000.
The Nebraska gentleman referred to above
leui lied of the opportunity and bought a
game set consisting of a platter and a dozen
plates. Tho faces of theso dishes are bund
somely decorated with game, fowls mid it it i
nulls, nml on the under side of the rims Is
Undo Sam's crest.
This same gentleman has another collec
tion of plates made up of duplicates of those
used by Napoleon anil other loyal celebri
ties of EurojK'. Among them Is a plate thut
uctually belonged to tho service of Rudolph,
tho crown prince of Austria. Through the
influence of a friend at Vienna he gulued ac
cess co the prince's palace. Ho was ndliiii
iug the china, when the tiieud offeied to
pieseut him with it duplicate of one of the
plates. Tho Nehi askau prefei i ed having one
that had actually been in tho loyal set vice,
uud ho picked it up and can led It oil' under
bis coat. It was replaced by the triciid's du
plicate, and the prince's plate is now in a
cuse in fai -away Nebraska. In the center ol
this plate is Rudolph's moucigiaui in script
letters and burned in w ith gold. Tho rim Is
decorated with a delicate lattice work In an
exquisite shade of blue.
Seaklng of valuable, decorated china,
Mr. O. W. Lluihger,.the owner of Omaha's
art gallery has a collection which lie has put
to a strange use. He gathered pretty plates
until ho had ubout two hundred of them.
They were stacked up In one of his parlois
for reudy use, until the collection grew to
make tho room look like If shop. In fact
they became somewhat of it nuisance. Ho
conceived tho idea of using them to decorate
the dining room In his handsome home.
Visitors to that apartment now see those
plates arranged nbout tho top of the wall as
a frlere. Tho effect is pleasing, but much of
the beauty of the decoiatlons is lost becauo
of their distance from the observer Mr.
Llulnger needed several plates to complete
tho f rloro, nnd bought of a local dealer pieces
costing a dollar each. Some of his collection
cost liliu forty dollars apiece, but at tho dis
tance at which they are suspended an obser
ver sees no difference between them and the
Tho political campaign is In full blast, and
the fellow who turns up his nose at tho names
and descriptions in u Journal devoted to so
clety is around kicking like u government
mule If the dallies do not reort every detail
of every wnrd caucus, together with the
names of tho forty-seven wire-pullers whose
vunlty has been tickled with the empty
"honor" of a vice picsldency. Theio aio a
thousand men in Lincoln, any of whom
could till nlmost any of the political olllces,
but these petty patriots who cannot see be
yond their noses, Imagine that their efforts
in selecting candidates cuuso the world to
tip up in ainuzed admiration. It would
make no appreciable difference in the wel
fare or happiness of Nebraska people which
ever one of u hundred thousand uspii lug pol
iticians was governor, but the smull-oox Ig
noramuses think his selection is tho chief
concern of life.
The chief end and pursuit of mankind is
happiness. The fellow who finds his pleusure
in caucuses and saloons and on the street
corner ought to have sense enough not to
sneer at those who find gratification in other
pursuits, provided that they be innocent.
Hut he hasn't uud that's what gives mo that
tired feeling. The purpose of society is to
minister to tho happiness of its members.
What cull be more praiseworthy I Politic
ians expect tlie dailies to record all the gos
sip, all the trickeries, ull the meuunes-es, ull
the ambitions, ull the contemptible ersoiiul
ities of politics. Isn't it n pi oof of a nunow
mind when such it fellow pretends to sneer
ut a cleuu, decent uud wholesome paper de
voted to the amenities of society und home
life, a journal which generally finds some
thing to coniinvnd and rarely anything to
condemn I In short, isn't it ubout time fur
men in tho rough and tumble of business and
politlcul life to i eulizo that society is a big
fact uud that within reusonuble bound is to
bo approved uud encouraged!
A writer in one of tho magazines deplores
the wuutof salons in America such us bril
liant French women have been credited with.
Sho very truthfull) says thut tho uit of en
tertuluiug is a rule gilt. No woman can be
the leader of a salon, or form around her u
circle that has not gieat iiersonal charm;
but it is neither beauty nor intellectual ac
complishments, scientific knowledge, nor
philanthropic gifts, thut wield the scepter of
tills charmed circle. It is the tl lie knowl
edge of bumuii nature, the unrivaled tact
when to speak uud what to leave unsaid, the
gleut power to introduce subjects thut fill
the, mind witli interest iiud biiug to tlie sur
face the best and salient points of tlie man or
woman ot lettels. The genius who pit-sides
In her eoteiie knows full well the brainy und
the brilliant, whose discus-ions fill those
urouud them witli pleasure and udmirutioiiB
For the modest und reserved she exercises
ingenuity und skill, and helps them to slime
befoie society over was uwuiotiiey existed.
Tlie youthful poet, tlie unsuccessful play
wug.it, the literary beginner she makes
th -Mil tho background of the great scholar of
the evening. And it is through her eucour
ugemeut that these lesser lights ussist in now
discussions, new themes, new books und new
plujs. Her clever perception and cliarining
manner inspire them witli coutldeiice, belief
in themselves uud in their future.
Every little w lulu wo read an account of
the tune made by some ot the fast steam
ships in tlie Atlantic These leeouls uie llg
ured duwii to the minute, so thut theio must
be detiuito stuitiug uud lluishuig points.
Did it ever occur to you to iuquiiewhut they
weief Tlie ordluuiy pussenger figures tho
time from tliu raising of the anchor ut New
Yoik to its dropping ut Queeiistowu. But
the steamship companies do not. Vessels up
pioaclimg or leaving ijueeiistow n go thiougli
a channel and pass a plate culled Roche's
Point. The llritish government lias u man
stationed ut that point, who has mi imagi
nary line drawn iicioss tlie channel, and lie
Hikes the time of every vessel at the moment
ot crossing that Hue. The luiiiuu uud the
White Star lines ulso have a muii apiece ut
thut point to tuke the time tor their own u-e.
In u bimllar manner the time is taken at
Sandy Hook, The channel is so wide at that
point that u telescope is used to sight vessels
us they cioc.su Hue indicated by a compass.
Of course it takes considerable time utter
that tor u steamer toieuchits dJck in New
York, but tho lecoid given to tlie public is
lie time betwteu these two look-outs.
Ciisliuiau's Ureal l'U-nlu Tuiiim row.
The Lincoln social club will hold toith at
Ciishiuaii toiuoriow uud a gloat program
bus been piepuied. There will be ample de
licious letresiiineuts tor all and a host ot Hue
attractions have been hooked, Swaukee,
the gleut higlu ope artist will enteituiu tho
ciowd toru while then tile Sioux uud Modoek
will toss tlie hull in u stuggle lor supremacy.
It will be mi exciting uud liiteiestllig game,
tluud uiuslu will ulso be in ulteiidauui and
ample exercise for the heel und too will
also be an order of the program, Trains run
out nt Interval', for running time of whMi,
consult the display advertisement on pnge
live. Ciislmiuii palk Is now tho center of
outdoor attraction and more popular than
ever. Don't miss the picnic tomorrow
One of tho Imported gowns belonging to
Mrs. William Astor and sclr-sl by tho Cus
tom House olllcluls because the Parisian
dressmaker had undervalued It, was purchas
ed nt miction September 1 by Kostor A; Rial
for 7i0 Tho costume is now worn by
Jennie Joyce at their concert hall, and the
fact Is Mug widely advertised in New York.
A Clnver Sclii'iua.
"This is it clover scheme, my dear. 1
have tied Roger with a piece of rubliei
hose; It gives him more play. Just call
SUB CALLS HIM.
The pet of the household knelt as usual
to nay his prayers ut his mother's side.
"God bless papa uud mamma and Uncle
Ed and and" here he hesitated.
"And Polly," prompted his mother.
Polly was his nurse
"Mai" he cried indignantly, looking up,
"cau't I skip Polly? She spanked me to'
day." Youth's Companion.
The prompt U'e of Ayer's Sarsaparillu will
ivuriably cure all direction of the kidneys.
For Carpets uud Cut tains see Hcrpolshel
mer & Co's line line. The newest tilings are
DoliiK lllc HimlneM.
Will Hulfniau, happy as a clam ut high
water tide, keeps jumping ubout in tils beau
tiful new tailoring resort. Tlie surroundings
are so handsome anil everybody therein so
congenial that the visitor never fails to re
ceive cordial entertainment and leaves the
place in good mood iriviug ought but coin
mending words fortiie popular ilraperand his
cleverly arranged mid beautiful stoie. The
balance of Mr. Hulf man's stock w ill ull bo in
next week, meanwhile Mr. Fisher, the de
signer, and his aide as-.ihtaiits urn ulrotdy
"lieudover heels" In woik now on hand.
Its a nice place tn select goods und the best
of workmen are on hand to muko them up.
Dr. (J. F. Laild, dentist, 1105 O street.
Telephone 15.'). Olllce hours, Hit. m to 5 p. in.
Auctioneer Pace has had consigned to him
a large lot of dry goods, cloaks etc., for
which he has rented the old Odell place on N
stre-et nnd is now auctioneering them all olf
at what they will bring. 'I lie auction con
tinues every evening ut seven until sold
Special attention Is being shown lady bid
ders at the auction silo of dry goods, fancy
goods, cloaks etc , now going on at Udell's
old stand on N stieet. Things are going ut
a song and the sale opens every evening at
seven. Auctioneer Pace Is lustiucted to
sell everything, no matter ut what price.
Yoiilhllenu Imropeuu I'uvit I'reparliiin,
. Ladies, if you want most elegant face prep
aration, try this one. It is pure us spring
w-uter, no lead, sediment or other inuiious
substunces. It makes your skin sott, fresh,
and cleur, removes tun, blotches, discolora
tious, uud iiupaits a early complexion.
If your face is not what you desire it, try
"Youthileiio". I guuriiuteo it to give perftct
satisfaction. I huvo sought for u prepara
tion that will make complexions fresh and
young looking and now I have found it, le
tniled ut two dollars or tlueu for live. 1 huvo
secured the agency for this trusty article.
J. II, Haiilkv, Diuggist, Lincoln, Neb.
i;e nml Kur MirKi-nli.
Di. W. L. Da) ton, oculist audaurist, l.'0:j
O stieet, telephone !)T5, Lincoln, Nebr
Henry Hal pliam, sells good harness for
good money, ulro poor harness tor good
Tlie KIkIiIIi Wonder Is tlie .Minn OH) Coin
This Festival opens Oct. 1, clo-.es Oct, 17,
Is'.ll, Among the iiumeious attractions mo
the Mexican Military Hand ot 50 skilled mu
sicians, and ail exhibit tiniil Central and
South Aineiica. accompanied by a tannly of
natives in their Peculiar Dies. The Union
Pacilic has made a rate of One Fare tor tho
Round Trip. For dates ot sale, limits, etc.,
apply to your ueaiest Union Pacific agent.
)( 1 1 M i 1 1 1 1 f LrTTTiT5v?i(Tr
nteiest in the Lansing naturally Increases
us thohaudsomonow theatre approaches com
plotlon and the Coi'ltlttu Is glad to be able
to lustirii its readers that the finished struc
ture will more than Justify all that has been
said nproKs of the new amusement temple.
And furthermore, the house will be complet
ed bu time and the theatre will uctually be
oHUicil ull thoilutoadvcrtlscd, To those who
are familiar with aichitects and builders and
thejr peculiar ways this may sound strange,
but It Is novel llielms tt tie The oneiilinr will
positively occur Monday, Nov ember '.Sid when I
Lillian Lew-is and a capable supporting com
puiiy will Inaugurate a week's engagement,
dining which "Article 17", "As In ii Look
iugjUluss" and other successful plays will be
produced. Lillian Lew Is has still red success
fully for three years earning much deserved
praise and she is now fullllliug an engage
ment nt tho l'.'5th Stieet theatlo ill Now
Yofk. Theio will be two matinees Thanks
giving week and In this connection Manager
Chill ch states that for the convenience of
lady patrons ho will devote special attention
to iDutlnecs throughout the winter. After
noou p rfoiliiauct'P will lie given whenever
practicable and this will be a distinctive feu
turd of the Lansing, Ed Church Is pioud of
Ills theitio and ho may well be. The New
iloyll In Oiuuhu Is pioiiouuccd one of the
handsomest theaties In the country and it is
a beauty, and the Lansing will lie equally us
uttructlve and us huge. Tho uiiditoiluiii is
on the ground lloor, a stiong point in itself,
and Jt w III be the only house in the state with
one i exception, poscriug it sounding
Itoard. The filiuishlugs will lie on a scule of
liiaguillcetii-o seldom attempted outside of
NewYoik. In tho balcony, us also on tlie
llrst lloor, will lie sumptuous lotltlug rooms
for ludles and Instead ol "tho boys" using
the lobby or enuances to smoke ciguitttcs,
there will be handsome ipiurters llttcd up es
pecially for that pui pose. The boxes are al
ready assuming shape, there being live on
either side of the stage besides a foff on each
lloorjust north uud separate from the Isixes.
There ure two carloads of papier macho which
is nearly tlfty ieicent mole than is shown ut
Royd's now theatre. The safeliess in cuse
of flrp is extruordlnuiily well planned. In
the tint place the entire building Is plastered
with fireproof plastering; there aie two ex
its to .the street from the "gallery gods
roostl besides two leading down -onto the
stugeyBJid out to the alley. The amo num
ber are given the balcony, and on the ground
floor there are half u di zeu or more exits. It
will liea model theatlo in every resiect uud
reflects an unusual amount of credit uhiii
Messrs 1-umdng and Oil ver the enterprising
builders and prupiietors.
The dramatic critic of Tin: Couiiii:ii Is In
receipt of the following pleasant witty invi
tation: Oillco of Tooti.k'h Oi'KHA Houmk,
St. Joseph, Mo.
Good muii, lend me thine ears, I would
whisper into them. Tlie music I am about
to discourse Is sweeter far than o'io was
heard in Turu's hulls I am about to tell you
of a Series of Receptions thut nro to be glvtn
nt Tootle's Opera House, in tho City of St.
Joseph, during the season of lSM-'J. You
are Invited to attend them, so is your best
girl, your wife that Is to be, uud ull your i el-utiv-es,
no mutter how distant the connection
may lie. You ure expected to be piesetit at
as many of these enteituliimeiits as possible,
and if at any time you should Hud it Incon
venient to be theie, you must send a ploxy.
by all means. We will ulwii)s keep a seat
reserveii lor you uiiii your swtetheait, and
you must not disappoint us. Disappoint
ment to us Is heuit-reinliiig uud exiielisive.
nml we will expect ) oil to save us from this
torture us for us possible. You are expected
to wear u full suit ot clothes and )our best
boots, ulso your sweetest smile. You will al
wuys lie met ut tho door by tha reception
committee, who will bo delighted to receive
you ond will n-e thut you nre promptly es
corted to the best sent 'n tho house, which
will be resei veil for you thioughout the sea
son. Prof, lllnckloid's uuequaled otchestra
will be ill attendance each evening ami will
discouise sweet music toi dancing and love
mukliig. Tlie (list iiceptlons of the series
huvo been llxed loi August i.'-tli uud -".'lb.
Upon tills occasion "The Piesideiit" will olll
ciuto as the toast-master. Katie Emmet has
accepted mi invitation to lie witli us Septem
ber 5th, and tho leiiowned "Old Jed Pioutv"
will boouoof us Septeniher 11th anil 1','th
On September liilh, the "Fast Mull" will pass
through St. Joseph, stopping ut Tootle's for
ut least two uud one-hull houis, iuoid-r that
Its ciow may become acquainted with our
guests. 'Stowawuy" will lie the ihaiudeof
the evening on hcpteiubel 17th, uud plent)
ot "Cheek" will lie dlspa)ed on the 1Mb,
On September Jlsl and J.'d tlie guests will be
favoied with a levelatiou ut the "Dalk Se
cret." Oil tlie evenings of September 'J5th
and iiiith, cliarining little Putt! Ko.-u will be
the bull of tho ball, uud )ou may huvo tho
tlrst w nit, with her. Flunk Daniel-, that
famous and funniest of ull society lions, has
ordeusl a new liess Milt, and will tup flesh
ke-gsof beer with Us ill " Little Puck," Sept.
-".Ull and :iutli. Many other evenings will be
equully as pleasantly spent dining tho le
uiiiiuder ot tlie suisoll, uud each will be at-
( tended by one or more bright stius of the
mainline pioie-stoii. Miuiliar receptions will
be given ut our pailois of amusement at
Omaha, LiiKoln, Fieinunt, l.uiv-unoith,
Lawienee, Atchison, Wichita, Wellington,
Arkiinsus Clt), Wlutleid, Foil Scott, New
toil, Hoi ton and llwimee Guests will ,
expected to be piompl in attendance, and lit
then plates uich evening at s.l'io cloc.
L. M. CiiAVVtoiin,
Mn tel ot Celt-monies.
CiiAiu.ih P. Elliott,
Chull'uitiii ut Reception Coililuiltte.
P. K. Tile piece eds ut these tlitel tain
incuts will be uppiopi luted to the edlllcatiun
of the heathen actors of this vale of tenis,
uud the hettcrmtiit of the bank account of
the MIssoiii I, Kansas and Nebraska Amuse
ment Company, Such u noble cnune Is wor
thy of your liberal patronage, L. M. C.
v. p. I-:.
How much depends upon tho point of view,
for Instance us seen from the gallery "Tho
Fust Mull," which wns product! ut tlie
Fiinkn Mondav evenlinr wns n iirniiiimicixl
uud tlliquullllfd success. Viewed from thn
sumi dllous parquet and dress clicle It was
an unmitigated fnico. Isiklng down from
among the gods It was a tiliunpli; looking
up irom tlie pit it was u slr.rlltig flzle.
"The Fast Mall" nlfectl the audience dif
ferently us plays of thutdlscrlptlon nlwaysdo
When the uallerv iiiiiilainlisltliein were mbis
below, and as theie was it gissl deal of en
thusiasm In the upper logons theio was n cor-
iesMiudlng plentltiidoof mirth Mow. There
ate few tliinus tho Coiiiiikui-hii suv In ruvnt-
of the "grand scenic pioduetlou" beyond
praising tho mill nnd scene which was really
exceedingly well done, and it might say any
number or lucompllmeutary tilings ulsiul
tint ItlnllMlenlteV lif till, lllnvitl-y II mlirlif (-1,11
Cllle the men with their decidedly picturesque
light suits and general grotcsqucucss, uud It
make light of the few female characters,
but what's the use. the nliiv nleiiMsl thn nn-
stiiirs patrons and us they weie in the uia
lorllV It must bo votul a siieceKS. A thniilrl-
cal manager must cuter to a variety of tastes,
ami It Is evidently proper thut thoso who
like ii blood cutdliii, hair raising, melodrama
with rail toad trains, steam Ismt explosions,
and what-not. should receivn souui consider
ation ut the managers huiiils. It doseii't do
to lie too critical . You may look with ill con
celled coiitemnt on thn sensational melo
drama nnd )clgo into testacies over farce
comedy while ) our neighbor sneers ut fnreo
comedy and dotes on comic oK'ia, It's only
ii matter of taste, aid tastes dlll-r
KVIMKT NKXT WKIINCHIIAY.
With the death of J K. En met, the origi
nal Frit, the question arose, who was to
etieeeed him' While living his creations
were copyi Ightod by tho Impossibility of
their it-production. Dead, who was there
who could perpetuate his characters! lie
had long calculated upon tho events of death
or old age supervening to deprive him of his
usefulness, uud to prevent his iiaine from bi
iug fnrgotton, he placed his only son ut an
curly age under his immediate siiiervision
and distinction During Mr. Emmet's life
ho always sokij encouragingly of his son us
un apt pupil, uud one in whom he could am
ply trust to iwrpetuntehl fame when ho was
no more. The son, J. K. Emmet, is nbout to
prove his father's faith in him. He Is a
young man, In the" fluhof manhood,- of
pleasant manner and address, nJ 'possessing'
his father's best characteristics. Ho is des
cribes! us having ii voice of singular beauty
and strength, and those who have seen him
at rehoursul s-ak of his make-up nnd stage
presence us lielng tho exact reproduction of
i ue iioceusen i-rnr.. ui Ills own expectation
he Is reticent, and of his abilities, modest.
His frlendf, however, claim thut he will us
tonlsli tho public mid thut he Is in every wny
qtiulilled to sustain the (losltion ho has as
sumed. Mr Emmet mid n most excellent
cust will present "Fritz In Ireland" Wednes
day evening with a wealth of lino scenery
and an enjoyably smooth play.
AN OI'KIIATIO KVIINT.
The llrst opera of the new season utFtillko's
will lie staged lliursduy evening on which
occasion the Eileen opera company will hold
the boards, pieseutmg th- latest American
success, entitled "E'leen." The piece is said
to be one of unusual attractiveness and has
already scored u decided success. It was
written by two Americans; Mr. Sulyer
wrote the libretto and Mr. Goolumti com-Hi-ed
the music. The dialogue Is bright und
witty while the musical numbers ure very
pletty. It l distinctly an American enter
piiso as it is written by Americans, sting by
A met leans uud produced by Americans, such
names Amy Leslie, Margaret Newton, and
Emma Hiiiitingtou lielng utiioMg the promi
nent ladies in the cast, and among the mule
inemliers nro I. Kelly Into of Kelly and
Obrieii, Chus. Rabcock, llfty-seveli weeks
witli County I'air, I. Ilurnaby uud
Chus, McDonald. The costumes ure
ull new uud eseclally designed, the
staging of the piece Mug pnrticiilurly elt
gunt. "Eileen" on its llrst presentation will
have a large house in Lincoln. Seats will be
on sale Wednesday morning,
Chicago has the gleut woild's fair,
We have no cause to frown,
We're going to have a big show too
Yon Yoiison Is coming to town.
Grnttau Donnelly is at work on another
play for Nellie Mcllenry.
Reports say that John L. Sullivan uud his
play have been very poorly patronized In Sid
Manager Jacob Litt will star Annie Iewis
next season In a new play which is now tie
I lug written mound her.
I John J. McNull)'s "Roy's uud Girts" was
1 pioduced for the llrst time at Wurce-ter,
Muss., nnd made a succcs-.
Miso Julia Aithur, who made a ringing hit
ill tho fiasco called "The Illack Masque," lias
j been engtiged by manager J. M Hill.
I The .Margaret Mather Co , will add "Tho
, Violin Maker" to their lepeitoire this seavin,
.111. uu DKiiiuei piuv mg uie pari 01 riiupo.
Next week Mr.Stuiut Robs.ui begins his
season ut Jersey City with "The Henrietta."
Robsou will lie seen ut Tlie Uiiisiug early
Charles Fiohmau has engaged James
Young, Jr., son of the proprietor of "The
Ilaltiniore Telegram," foi the cut of "Ther
inldor." W S. Gilbtit bus caupletcd Ills share of
the new comic oiu, music by Collier, that
is to be produced at the London Lytic in
The "Devil's Ed-.tor," a clever farce coin
isly wa. piislucid ut Philtdelphiu on Mon
day for the tint time uud undo u very dis
After this week "Sinbiul" ends its
phc nominal itiu at the Chicago Opera
House, mid goes to Han Francisco it Is
booked at The Lansing.
ThooMFIist Regiment Aimory west of
the Lelaiid House In Chicago has Mm leusisl
by it syndlcite, who will tear It down and
el-id it building with a theatre, which will be
llitlshe.! about May, iMiv!.
"Cheek" wns to have appealed at Kutikes
tonight, hut bo it said with crisllt to Mana
ger Me Reynolds, tho engagement has been
cancelled. The company Is coiiimisisI of it
clieup lot of actors thut are playing at cheap
Two of I'rnhman's companies will npis'itr
ut tho I'unlui soon, the llrst presenting "Men
uud Women," Monday, Hepteinls'i- iWth, and
the other, "Mr Wilkinson's Widows", the
great New York success of last season, and
this the following Wednesday,
"The Nominee," did it splendid business at
tho lliildwlu, Kim Francisco, this week, ami
will (hi repeated a second week Jt Is the
general vol diet that Nut (loxlwdu lins made
the lilt of his professional career, as Jock
Maude Granger will go to Sail Francisco
agiiiti this season, All extendcsl tour has been
booked b) Manager Wilkinson but the fair
Maud declines she will not make another 5:t
nocks tour us her hist one was, and the long
est over madu In this country by a legltlmutn
Flunk David bus surprised even his warm
est udmlrcrs by the extent of the hit that he
has made In "The President." Mr. David's
high standing us mi operatic comedian is rec
ognized In ull qtiurtcrs, but In straight come
dy he seems to have fairly eclipsed ull his
previous successes. "The President has a
date ut tho ljinslug.
Joseph Hnworth was seen for the llrst time
on Monday, at the Duqiions Theatre, Pitts
burg, In "Ht.Mnro." Ills reception was ex
tremely warm undthoplaysooied is lift. Mr.
Huworth will next week produce his now
play "The Leavenworth Case," founded on
tho popular novel by thut nuine Iwiter In
the season he will appear ut the new Ut using.
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Is the most economical blood purlllei that
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Why It Is I'lipuliir.
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and because it combines economy ami
strength, lielng the only medicine of which
"100 Dosee One Dollar" Is true these strong - ,
point uavemade, Hood's. Harsaparllla .the iijjv .
most successful medicine of "tho day. n "M."
"Alas, we have lost ull," said the Boston
merchant, "all; the firm has fulled."
"No, not nil," replied the prudent anil
dutiful daughter, "remember that you
have me, father."
"Ah, my child," ho said with a sad smile
as ho looked at the 1&5.07 edition of Drown
ing on the center table, "but what can you
And the maiden, with the true faith of
tho power that was within her shining
through her eyeglasses, replied softly, "I
can start a new dress reform Wvement,
jrou know." Colorado Sun.
Mr. Belnap What Is it, motherf
Mrs. Belnnp Dottle of Suratogy water
Cephas sent by 'xprcss.
Mr. Beluap-Shol Waal I'm blamed
glad ho didn't send It by freight! If It lied
been much longer on th' road it would hev
sp'lled. Texas Sittings.
fully i:iiinl to tho Tusk.
The young man felt that ho was in love,
and llko u wise young man had deckled to
consult his fattier In tho matter.
"She's beautiful, of course," said tho old
gentleman, after hearing the confession.
"Oh. father, she's"
"Never mind that," interrupted tho old
gentleman I know it all. Good family?"
"One of the liestiti tho city," exclaimed
tho young man "Why, her father, when
bo was alive, mis"
"Father deadV interrupted the old gen
"Yes Shu's an orplmu."
"Urn well, that's uo fault others. Huvo
you stopped to think how you will tuko
enro of herP'
"Oh. but ho' rich, father!" exclaimed
the young man, joyfully. "She's worth
fcXsj.OuO in her own right."
The old gentleman shook his head doubt
fully "Never marry it girl for money, my boy,"
ho said. "Never marry it girl for money
You'll regret it if you do."
"Never marry a girl for money," repeat
ed the old gentleman nu-ditutlvely. "lb
makes more trouble m this world than,
any other one thing Rut," ho added, sud
denly straightening up, "if you can love i
girl who has money for heaveu'd sake do
"I can. fatherl i caul" exclaimed tho
"My blessing, my hoy. t mn proud ot
you." Chicago Tribune.
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