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Lincoln, Nmukaska, Satuwijay, Novicmiuck LSI. lfcJOl.
F'KICIfi FlVIC OlCNTS
Vou. O NO GO
Right up to tUo mnrkot stntl strodo lie,
And bought n bird that was ton pounds three
Then quickly homo to his wlfo ho sped,
And told hor nil that tho mnn hnd said
Of how to pick nnd stuff nnil cook.
' And so with loving hand sho took
That tough old bird Hint was hard nnd gray
And Into tho nvoii sho stowed him away.
And thon for tholr married lifo was young
Wlth joyous hearts they sat and suns
Until, as around tho clock hnuds spun,
Sho said with n smllo that tho bird was dono.
And ho laughed aloud, and his Joy was great,
For his stomach told that tho hour was lato.
And ho kissed his wlfo and ho cried In glco
At tho flno old bird that was ten isiunds three.
And said, "I will out him now In two;"
And took his knlfo that was bright and now
And Lacked away for an hour or so,
Till his blado got dull and his movements slow;
And then, with prayer and n moment's rest,
He took off his coat and then his vest.
And hacked away till twilight camo.
And bis arms wero soroand his hack was lame.
And tho hours woro on and tho weeks sped by,
And still, with a sunken check and oye.
Ho worked uway, and his w ifo sat there,
With patient face, in tho samo old chair.
Until ono day, as his knlfo blado broke,,
And his withered f ramo sank down, sho spoke,
And said, with a smllo that was half a sneer,
"I should think you would learn to carvo, my
dear." Thomas Lansing.
Between Chill and Brntl tho uows edltois
nnd proof renders of tho big dally papers mo
having n lively time. Thei e seems to bo no
known rules for spelling thoso fantastic
foreign names with which tho cablegrams
nro tilled, and jou iluii't know how It wor
ries those conscientious newspaper workers.
Every ir.nn who Is proud of his culling tlnds
some points in it that nro his hhjc!ii1 pride.
Ono of tho pet ambitions of tho proof reader
is to havo tho names of prominent charac
ters spelled pi oporly, nml tho more dllllcult
it is to leal n what Is exactly roireet thu
greater If bis ileslio nnd efrartto discover
tho truth. To pick up his paper tho next
day and find u Brazilian linin-j spelled with a
z where theio ought to bo an h Is u.iepioach
that is liable to give hlmntltof thu blues.
It Isllkuu mild foitof a ciimo pointing its
linger at him. It is n rellectlon upon hh
professional ability, nnd every paper that
goes out of tho olllco Is a silent accuser. This
liimiutnlii of accusation weighs upon his cqir
icienco, nnd ho takes eveiy pieoautlou l
freo hlmu'lf from Mich a load of misery.
How shall ho protect himself The cable
grams f i om rjoufli Ainoi lea ni o full of fctrutigo
names, and tlioy nro abbiovlatoil so much
to save telegraph tolls as to iepilru tin ex
pert to iintanglo them. Tho 1'iwsnges may
start nil right, but they aio lepcatcd by sev
eral telegraph operators and go to tho typo
butters, w ho liuve no guide but tho copy be
fore them. Anyone who bus had much to
do with piinters knows how easy It is fo
tho letter n in copy to appear as u In pi hit,
for o to bo tiaiisfonned to a, or o to e, or
lco versa. Now do not undeiMund mo as
criticising tho pi inter. Ho does tho best ho
con, nnd tho tnult is generally in tho copy.
The w'i Iter enn Intel pi et his own w oik, but
nny other person is liable to mako Mich mis
takes as I have imllcattd. It is tho duty of
the proof leader to catch thesoerrois and
correct them, and ho has foi tilled himself for
tho task. Ho bus gouo to eu('cloMislias, at
lases, gneters, government jepoitsand other
uutlioiltus, and gleaned suvernl lUts of pro
per names. These nro wiltten out on sheets
of paper, and in most every proof render's
den In tho land jou aio liable to sou sueral
such sheets stuck up on tho wall w lieio ho can
refer to them t u glance. Onu Is beaded
Chill, nnd subheads fiicilltnto lefeienco.
Tun mimes of peisons aio giouped together
under ono sub-head, tho names of piovinces
under another, tho iiamosof war vusbels un
der a third, nnd so on. Iliull Is tlonted
Initially. To thoMi may bo added u map,
which helps to clear up some of thu obscure
and tangled cablegrams, which como with
out punctuation or capitals and hno many
Speaking of Chile, It now appeals to Ikj
piettyckar that tho coricsjHmdcntsof tho
English pnpors linvo uinilo n systematic ef
fort to inlsieprosoiit Patrick hgnn,tiio Amer
ican minister, nnd to cunt odium upon him'
It is msy to understand why Englishmen
hnto Egan. Their calumnies huo Ihoii ca
bled to America nnd have lieon icproduoed
lieio In tho democratic piiH'rs lioenuso Mr,
Egnn Is n republican nml 'ft bid break of I
Ills would rolled upon tho republican puny.
HojHirts from American eoiresondonts niitl
tho statements of Chilian men of nivalis
show Hint tho distinguished I.tueolnltti has
been lied about most unmercifully.
''lmtMiH jut like Uinnhn. Lincoln hud
himlly sot th pace for tho state by oienlng u
big public warehouse when tho tow" "" ,llu
Bin Muddv beeaino nslmincd of Its empty
boasting and follow ed wilt. Under this state
of ninths we get n chief grain Inspector lu
tho person of Uen. J, C. McBrido, and tliat Is
inoio sntlsfnctory than having n stranger.
Well, well, well 1 What nro wo coming to(
Hero Is tbu Mall of Birmingham, Kokand,
admitting Hint lliolher Jonathan Is bontltic;
John Hull In tho matter of fast railroad
service. It confesses tho Insular egotism of
Englishmen, nud goes on to nay: "Onobas
only to tiavel from New York to Niagara, a
distance of about MM) miles, at tho into of
moru tiinu lorty tunes an nour, or to inKo
ono of th.'lr sumptuously furnished expresses
to Chicago and cover more than double 500
nt n still faster I nto of sliced, to lio put some
what out of conceit with tho llghtnlng-llko
ipiallties of our English trnlus." As a mat
ter of fact, thu emplro express on tho Now
York Cent I nl covers thu -140 miles between
tho metropollHiind Iluiralo in eight hours and
forty minutes, making tho speed average
Ilfty-two and ono-balf miks mi hour. Tho
"Flying Dutchman," or which Englishmen
Imvo been so fond of boasting, takes eight
bonis and thlity minutes for tho 4X) miles
lietween London nnd Editiburg, uu uveiugo
of nlwiit forty-huven miles to tho hour. Hut
America is going to do still better. Tho Con
tint is llgurlng on a system of fast mall
trains at hourly Intervals' lietween Now
Yoik nnd Chicago. .
The icccnt death of n young fireman from
injuries lecelved whllo following tho mtli of
duty and thu fatal shooting of a somew hat
notorious character havo both shocked thu
community In an unusual degree. For thu
onotheio is admiration, for the other pity,
but in both cases Hie sensibilities of people
havo been strongly ntrected. It goes to
show how dear life is to till of us. It com
pels us to pause a moment In our careless,
every day occupations, and biiugs homo to
us a realization of thu fact that nn accident
or nn net of another may stop our earthly
caieer at nny moment. Theio nro several
lessons to be drawn fiom these facts. They
should tench us to sut our houses in order
and bo ever reudy for thu dread summons.
It should teach us tho value of the services
pf tho men who risk their lives for tho pub
lic good, and it should lead us to havo
greater charity for those who may bo op.'ii
to criticism, but of whoso inner lives wo
know little. Lifo is the most precious thing
on em tli, death tho most solemn. Tho du
ties of the ono ami tho sadness of the other
mo forced homo to us by recent u vents, nnd
it will harm no onu to do a little sober think
ing on these subjects.
Your average wny-up muslclim Is n crank
I am moved to tliia remark by thu sni castle
lemarksof one of thu species at my falluio
to enthuso over his performance. I was
willing to admit that ho had lots of frills
and displayed them with fklll, but I did not
see just why that should compel my admit n
tlon. Tliu musical uitist Is apt to iiuagiiiu
that ho Is specially blessed above ordinary
ludlvidvals, and thinks tho Almighty has
given him u slieu of tho divine spli it When
you gut right down to thu hard-pan of com
mon sense a lino musician is simply uu ex
pert specialist. He has madu u specialty of
music until he has become an expeit in its
production. Ho nnd a lot of fellows
like him mako up a vast mutual ad
miration socletv, and they complain
because tho world lefuses to take
them at their own valuation. Just
stop it moment nnd think of nil tho musi
cians you over heaul. How much hus tho
whole lot of them ever dono for humanity t
You will bo forced to confess that it is
mighty little, 'ihuy may havo entertained
thousands. So has tho wlurd, Herman,
with an expertuess that is quite as won
derful us that of any imidulnn. Uf
com so all this Is rank heresy in tho o es
of tho mutual admiration society and u big
following of othoiwisu sensible people who
havo been imposed upon by their high
sjuudlng pieteuslons, Hut I lefusotobow
down in homage to a man simply because ho
can turn out a few mole cm ly cues with
voice or llddlu than somu other fellow . A
mini dotsu't become a god by becoming ex
pert in tho execution of a do.en musical
(Jeueial Victor K, Vilipialu isprepaiing u
book on the civil war which piomises to bo
full of Intel est. Tho general's extensile u
peiieiiceaud Ills descriptive powers aio well
known, and thu forthcoming volume N sine
to bu an entot tabling nan alive of tho lead
lug Incidents of thu rebellion. Last .Sunday
the .State Journal published tho opening
chapter f I om advance sheets. It relates tho
paitlculais of an attempt to cuptiito Jolt'
Uuvls'iluriiig tho war. Tho story Is told in
nn Ingenious uiiimitir that Is strictly his own,
and thu w i iter presents some facts which
havo not been hitheito published. Thu
opening chapter ungues woll for tho io
maiuder of the Isiok.
From tlmo to time tho CouniKU has sug
gestisl to Its readuis tho Impoitanco of buy
lug dry goods and gioeories at L. Muer iV
Co's olil lellablo store on Tenth near O stieet.
We havo always contended that to place
your ordeis theio for anything in their lino
would bo a buuellt to you and now tuoio
than ever can this fact lw fully demon
strated. This Hi m not content in making
prized lower than all competition, now an
nounces that they will give each customer
making a cash purchase a coupon to the val
uu of ten sr cent of the amount of their
purchase, whether It is ten cents or ono bun
tiled dollars. These couikmis aio redcanrihlo
In siherwaio which they mink down lu
price twenty to thirty per cent less tliiui Its
oidlmtry retail value. By this munis custo
mers secure an uvei ago discount on tholr gun
eral purchases of from twenty to thlity per
cent, at thu same tlmo seeming an elegant
nnd useful household necessity. This certain
ly lsaucxcellentoportunily for customers to
get line sllverw aruof most any kind free. Clo
around mid let this enterprising house ex
plain how they do this. Thu Idea Is a good
ono iti'tl when you onco havo seen tho beauti
ful wares It will bo of suflleieiit attraction to
bold your pationage. Tnelr pi Ices on dry
goods and grocei ies aru not to bo compared
with competitors and you always get gen
tlemanly attention and just what jou pay
or and 111 this Installed ton puiceut muio.
Ladles' silk plush toilet fet, tlueo pieces, III
case, celluloid tl Immliigs, 75c, nt tho Client
Ten Cent Stoio, 118 South Twelfth stieet.
George 8. Knight visited Now Yoik last
week mid pinmuiiiided Hiondwiiy with his
motlii r. l'liysically ho Is in good health, but
ho did not recogui" his old friends.
A llrlglil Side.
First Turkey (on tho fast freight) Well,
1 don't think that wu havo much to bu
Second Turkey You forget, my dear fel
low, that wo aro going to Boston to dig.
Kngllsli its Si I ui Is hpoke.
Mr. A. (lay Voimginaii, of Columbus, Sun
dajed heru with friends. Lancaster Gazette.
Ho Sundaed there, wo must presume,
lli-uiuso bu wanted quiet,
And diuiiei-cd theru because bu liked
Tho Lauiasterlan diet.
Ho may hao iaper-ed thero awhile,
Or elluv cm tr lxsik-ed It,
Or uinr eh d, after ho hud uienl-cd,
How well tho puiplu cooked It.
Perhaps lie hammoek-ed In tliu sbuJo,
And Just t L'ur-id u little,
And pulfed tlio Hiuoko Into tho sir,
And cuspldur-ed tho spittle.
Or ma) ho ho'd a sweetheart there
And afttrniHin-ed about htr,
Ami oueil that uu'ur till ho was graved
CouM ho get on without her.
I'trhnps her mother at that point
Camo lu and inother-iii-law-ed hlui;
Perhaps her father inrrlagul up
In st) Io and overawed him.
Pt-i haps, lumutcr, they wero not
Disturbed In either fashion;
They may hao pitrlor-ed It alono,
And rocking rluilr.cd their passion.
Perhaps lie suppcr-cd w Ith his dear,
Then huirled to the station,
And tralu-ed ami strcet-citr-cd to his home
lu great exhilaration.
'Kpeelnl I'ouitlKit O'orrespoudonco.l
Nkw Yoiik. Nov. II, 1MIL Ihe event of
distinctive Intel est ill tluatilc-il matters, this
w'cs.k, was thu pioductfou, at tho Madison
Square theatlu of Chas. II. Hoyt's latest
farco comedy, "A Trip to Chinatown,'' bo
cause it muikcd thu aetuil b ginning of Mr.
Ho t's career as a lesldeut Now York mana
ger. Very fuw men, whatever their posi
tions In tho profession liny havo been, havo
ever had tho full measiiio of satisfaction
which was enjoyed by Mr Hojt last Mon
day night. Ho was tho author of the play,
thodliectorof tho pioluctiou, tho company
was his own, and tho piece was piesuuted In
Ids own theatre. Thu performance was an
exceedingly suecisfiil ono, in that It accom
plished Its purpose fully. It euturtalliod us
in lllinut an audience ns tho house has over
held, nnd the p.'oplo accepted tho now nrdur
of things ut thu Madison Sipiare theatre ns
legitimate and m tho proiier direction. Mr.
Hoyt was cu ilul togivo his play the beuellt
of hiiudsomo and clalioratu stage settings
and to oi ganl.o a .company of very clover
peoiloto pieseut It. Anna Boyd was the
Widow (Jiiier, Iliurj Conor tho Wellaud
Strung, Oeoigo A. Beaue. Jr.. tho Bun (lay.
and Lillian Hair, Llod Wilson, Blanche
Alkw light, A I thin- Pacie, llany Ollfoll,
Frank K Moiso, Oeialdluu McCaiiu, Maggie
and Lucy Daly and Ollio Archmeio weie in
thu cast. It pi oved to lie a vei y sti ong sing
Bernhardt began thu w oik with it pioduc-
tion ot "Theodora" at thu Standaid theatlu,
and kept thu piece on thu stage for four
UhtH. On Ki iduy she appeal e 1 lu "LuTos
CM." Business Is nut of tho best.
Minnie dale, who was lor it long time
Law i enco Ballet t's leading lady, mudo her
Hint appearaucu lu tluscll as a star at thu
Haileiii Oieia house on Monday night, as
Juliet. Shu and her company guo a veiy
excellent ieifoimain.o and pleased tlio au
illonco. Itolaud Heed was also in Huilein, anil ap
peared In "IajiiiI .Mo Your Wilu" ut tlio Co
lumbus, Thu piece comes fiom tho same
touico iisdoes "Jane". It was well leccivcd
and It was the Impassion of people who saw
it (lint It will bo much inoio sciviccablo to
Mr. Heed than "l'lie Club Friend" to which
ho gave the tieiietlt ot a i uu at thu btar tliea
tiueaillei lu thu season,
'Ihu othei chaugts o( lull dining the week
weie ot lensei linpoi talice. "Ihu Power ot
the Press' was iloiui at tlio (ilitlid Opera
house, "Held by ihe Eticiil) ' ut Till id aes
iiue, "'Ihu htiugglu fur Lite" ut 'ho Wind
sor, "One ol Ihu BiiiMbt'' althu PMplu'saud
"Umltr thu Uaslight,,1 ut tho Huilein tlita
tlu' Business was moderately good on tlio
"Kvaiigellue,' has Uvn pieseuttsl on tliu
American stage oer Use thoiis.tud iiiiks
Ititlm suiiimei of lbiT ut thu Filth Aseniie
tlivatle. Now Yoik theio was gneil uu oiao
uiatu pleseutatiuii of tills liiiiiuus bill Itnpiu
Miss KIiji talbeisby took tho jmii l ol U.t
blielle, Williiim 11. Ciauo was tlio droll La
Bluiico and tuoigu 11, Kiiignl, Nat. I', liood
wln, llaii llunlor and oUioim luarly nil of
whom hit vo sIiko luailo iiuuies lur tiiem
seles, aplKsired in the illtlVient loies. Ileli
l E. DUe) also untie his Nuw Voile debut
ill ''Evangeline" aslliu foieles ot tlu Heller.
We hao tnsjoiiie accusto noil to sejiug III si
class people III this proluclioit and too ab
sence ot lamlliar Humes lu thu published
cant, probably kept many xsplo away fiom
tho Kiinko Tuesday evening. Thomi who
purchased stvils oxpis'ltsl nn Indifferent per
foimniioo, All things consldeHsl It was bet
tor than ono could well expect under tho cir
cumstances, The peifoimauco was on tho
piano of uiedtoeiity, but theio was nothing
very bad. Hilda Thomas, a dimming young
woman whoso movements aio full of grace,
cssnjcil tho pal tof Oubilellu and tho uudleucu
uppioved her work, Mr. J, H, Motllt was
veiy good nnd Irvlu Hush's Impel Honatlon of
Calheiluo was tho io(iiest character it has
over had, Tho company Is unusually largo
for a traveling combination and oveiy mem
ber of it em ucHtly ti les to do his or her bent,
I'rlmioso and West's Mlnstiels at Jho
I'uiiko Monday evening deserved n full
house, I'rlmioso and west havo without
iiucMtlnu ono of thu stionuest inlnstiol
organizations on the load. Everything
clean mid comparatively I ell nod and theio
Is no sacnflco of fun either. Tho Dotal Hist
pint was pin Mentally pleasing. 1'ioin a
musical standpoint thero was much that wits
leully oxeellent. Mr, Oakland's "l.lttlo
Darling, Now (lisidbju" ellelled appiecla
tlvoiipplause. "Ihu ltod lluiwais" iiiarch
w 1th eleclilc light eHect was us usual very
Hoy L. lloeo pusented "Tom's Vaca
tion" at thu Fuuku last evening Io it small
W. J Florence who was to havo appeared
as "Lucius OTrlgger" I l'liu llivuls" with
Jew Jefferson and Mrs. Draw at the Fiiuke,
Monday iivinlng No ember third, died In
I'hlladelphla Thursdny, It Is said that Ills
pnit will bo taken by ex tragedian, Iotlls
Jniiiet. Ixmls has been doing melodrama in
Nuw York this fall.
All this week woikmeii have Ixsui busy
night and day in thu Iuuslug and to good
pui posu, for a visit to tho nuw theittro lust
Inst evening by a Couitlini ropiesontntlvu
dlsclosisl but little to lio done. Kor thing
wllllxjlnieadlnessfor tho opening Monday
evening. Thuru will bu a number ot pioml
nent people from ubroad nnd thu dedicatory
cxeiclses will bo of n high order nnd very In
Tho second Peiry Bagnall conceits oo
ctiried Wednesday evening. In at
tempting to lender live of tho most
dllllcult coniHisltious of Lkrt on tho pio
gram Mr. Hngnall had it great task, but tho
technical dlllleulUes of tlioiuunbois perform
iil, seeiiiLsl nothing lu thu hands ot this ar
tist. Thu notes or the brilliant passage work
fill fiom his lingers like crystals, mid the
cudcnJts were often plu)od with marvellous
delicacy o; touch. Mr, Bagnall rendered
that litbyiiiith of notes "l.n Cumpiitielln"
with wonderful grace and cleainess, and the
"(londollcrs" with deep Metlo sentiment,
whllu bu iosu to thu heights of artistic inter
pietatlou in his grand poi forumnco of thu
"Tarantella". Mis. Wadsworth's singing
was one of thu enjoyable events of tho uven
lug and Miss Hlchiirdsoii who Is one ot our
latest acquisition, proved hoi self an artist
of merit. Mrs. Bngiiall reiiduiod the Over
lino to Mendelssohn's "Midsummer Night's
Dream," with lluu orchestral illect and brill
iancy of execution, while Mr. Ouo, W. Hill
showed marked advancement In his art, lu
an lutirestiiig dramatic sitting fiom Hull
LILIAN LEWIS AT THK LANHIMI.
Miss Lilian Lewis will open her week's
engagement at the I.unsliig .Monday evening
which will bo the forinil opening of tho now
theatre. The tiileutid young em otlounl,
actress Is supported by a cotorlu of known
nud capable artists. .Monday ami Thursday
evenings and Thanksgiving matiuuo "Credit
Lorrnmu" will bu presented, Tuesday,
Filday and Satin day inatlnee "As In a
Isiklng Olass " Wednusday and Stturday
"Article 17." Seats aru now on sale for the
wiiitm:y MACKiiiiKir. conit.ut company.
This well known company will open the
Y. M. C. A. popular course lu the Fiist
Coiigiegatioual church Wednesday evening,
Deconilier ii, The comp my consists of bit
noy Mackrlilge, Mrs. Mnjo - Hhisles ami
Althur Beresloid, three of the lending solo
ists of America, and Hello Warner Hotsfonl,
who is ouo of tho few leally great lady vlo
llnlsts of this country. Tho Y. M. C. A.
should iccclvo tho thanks of the imislc-lovlng
jieoplo of Lincoln for securing this cele
brated compniiy for their course. Wo pre
diet for them a full house. The n-sersed
seat s'llo begins Saturday morning, Novein
lier 'JS, at V o'clock, nt Clitsou fc Fletcher's
liook store. Price T,') cents.
Tho Dora Wiley "Vera"coinpaiiy went to
pieces In Vtimoiit last wis'k.
"The President" is making Its way oist
wiuil and coining money as It goes along.
Iliniy Miller is going to star next wim;ii
InLostw Wallack's "H)oltlii" which Ar
tliur Wiillnek Is leviviug.
Jacob Lttt will tako"Yon Yoiison"to Im
don next summer. It will bu seen at the
l-nuslng next inoiith.
Chillies E. Lockuiuid thu Emma Juch Op
el a company aio not stiaiultsl as icH)rtcd,
but the) aio on thu "lagged tslge "
Sal lul, the oungei, is in a fair way to
mm i-is I to tlio piesiige and populaiity which
his father won when be Hist playtsl in
Montgomery PhUttr, dramatic tslitor of
Ihu Cincinnati I'ouimeicl'tl Oiilttto, is at
woik on uu opeiiith" faivo to tsj called "l'ho
Mniiager J M. Hill, wli hioko hU left leg
just bcloo, tint kiu-e, at lliiilg, pjit, lust week,
h.ts been lenioved to Ills rooms at the Imper
ial Hotel in Ntw Yoik
Heniy Dixey will reinniii only thrw wisiks
longtr at Huiiiiiiuii's tlionlio, as in uccoid
iiuciiwitli ins coutraci with denies Fi oil
man ho has to play long engageiuents in Hos-
toil mid riillndolphln. In the spring Mr.
Dlxey i etui ns to New York with nnuw play,
"ATilpto Chinatown" which played nt
I'llliko's recently to but fnlr hunliiCKS, Is evi
dently In Now York for a run nt Hoyt's
Miidliu Hpinro thentie,
"Tho Country Circus" has inado a siicces
In l'hlladelphlfi, mid if Its time hi Chicago
ciiii be cmiecllcd it will bo put up at it 1 1 road
way theatre for a long inn,
Itolieit Duwiilug's latont fad Is a woman
pioxs agent. Her name Is Mbs Hello Me Hoy
and sho Is said to bo it vivacious and clover
Jotuig Indy, both buxom and drersy,
HoIn'iI U. Illlllaril has bail imotlier iiilsim-ilui-ntanilliig
with Jos. Atlluir, and the con so
ipieuco Is he lellres f i om "llluu Jeans'' No
vember U.I, Ills lolo will bu played by Will
inn soineniiH ror tno opening utgiit ot
tho Norv Lansing aro being executed where
all other lino piloted woik Is done nt tho
Couiiir.ii olllco, Extra copies will bo on
sale t hole Tuesday inoinliig.
'Slnbnd" has leon transferred from tho
Baldwin tojtho (liaml Opera houso In Kan
Francisco, where It will stay Indefinitely, It
has inadua tiemendoiishlt, After Its run nt
SaiiFinnclsco tho piece comes to the Lansing.
Mario Tempest, has Hindu a great hit In
singing the nightingale song In "Tlio Ty ro
loan." Lots of Now York p.-oplo, who nro
not particularly fond of tho oiera, go to tho
Casino again and again at ten o'clock lu tho
evening, Just to hear the song,
Bei uliai ill hits not mndo much of a sensa
tion this time, many seats aro vncnnt at each
of her s'rfoi inancoH In Now York. It will
bo wise fir Hnrah to go back to the Couusllo
Frnncnlsuaiid stop there, us miothor Ameri
can tour mglit not bu. profitable.
The most important theatrical news in
(loiiuany Is tho sailing for America, October
U.'kl and '.Hth, of l'.H) iiiviiiInji-s ot the company
and stalT of the famous Melnlngcr Coutt the
atre. Tho artistic trlmuphsof this Company
will be icproducisl nt tho Timlin in New
E. D. Price is directing tho tour of HIchnriL
Mansfield nnd Manages Mrs. Ix.'sllo Carter
nud the production of And rail's musical com
edy, "Miss Helyett", besides attending to n
few other little things. With him It is like a
circus with three rings something going on
nil the time
And now they sny that Lillian Kusull Is
soon to marry William Hauforil, son of tho
millionaire carpet manufacturer of Amster
dam, N. Y. If she does, It will bo hor third
venture on the sea of matrimony, which has
lieou very boisterous for the fair nlghtlngitlo
who Is not alono tho best singer America has
produced, but one of tho prettiest siecimeii
of womankind ever created.
-From the Ucrinnn.
Shot from Many Lockers
Tho man who wants tho earth KsatlsdeoT
If ho secures thu dust. Pittsburg Dispatch.
1 know n bank whereon a wild time)
grows. Thero Is n run on it. Lowell
The man who makes a bad break ought
not to Imj employed on i railroad train.
Nuw Orleans Picayune.
Tliu farmer who closely packs his load
ot wood Is sure to strike the popular chord.
The theatrical mechanic is not quarrel
Mime, but ho often finds It necessary to
ralsu a scene. Dramatic News.
"That wits the stroke of n master hand,"
said tho boy when tho school teacher pun
ished him -Washington Star.
"What would you do If you wero In my
shoes, .It-prison?" asked Hobbs. "Black
'em," repl.itl Jephson. Soniervlllo Jour
nal. Why is It said thai the doctor pays visits,
when every ouo knows that it is the visits
w hlch pity the doctor? Baltimore Ameri
can, Whether or not it cheap co.it makes a
chenp mini, there Is no question that a
sealskin suck becomes a dear girl. Phila
Wo do not wish to bo heero tiK)ii team
sters as u class, but we am forced to tho
conclusion that they seldom turn out well.
There Is only ono person more interest
ing than tho mini well it fund of stories,
and he is the fi i that prevents them
from being told Eliulra Onette.
"Do )oii think those shoes are worth
niendlngf" "Veil, yes, If I solo and lael
tem and put new uppers on tern. The
strings aro still goot." Leather Dealer.
"How astonishing that your parrot can
remember such long words." "Not at nil.
It is quite nati,.-il for a parrot to use words
of poll)s) Ih'.tjlW ILiltliuoro American.
Wedding iiiMtutlons vssel Piintlug C O
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