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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. 1892
1EBRASKA CONSERVATORY of MUSIC
Academic School for Girls,
All Uriuirhn of
MmIc, Art, Elocution,
Literature, and Languages,
Taught by a Faculty or hkimii Instructors.
Ksch Tutchcr nn
ARTIST AND SPECIALIST.
The only Consr rvatory wont of Boston owe-
Ins Its own bulUllii ami rurnUlilnss. Are
n duiiiiiik mm lurniimuca. a re
nt for idr Miittmiii. Tiililoa Cross
nrtt home for duly summits.
100 to SSU 00 per term nl i0 wi ok.
frHe tor OeUlotue and gener! Information.
O. M. HOWKI.U Director.
The First National Bank
0 and Tenth Sts.
Capital, $400,000 Surplus, $(00,000
jv. a: in riHm, ivMMrnf .
CIIAS.A. IIANNA. Vtet'rrtUlent
t M. COOK, CwMtr.
V S. t.llh'ISCOTT.An'tCtuhltr.
II. I). Mll.l.KII, Af't LMshlrr.
Jill. It.".. ui'flll r llT I II.., ...
. ifiiriirfiiiiil, II'. St, Clark. It. II'.
M. Miirqwttr, 0. T. Ilomt, F. M . Co
VhiulrnA, llannit.Jimn II. Ainu,
Lincoln, : Ncbraskn
OJfctrs nml Dirtdori:
Joan D. Wright, Prcs. T. K. Handera, V.-!.
J. II. Mcdny, Uinhler.
F K JoUawn. II J Uu. Tho. coclirnn. E
R Hlser, T W I .nwery, W I. Dayton
General Hanking Business Transacted
J Collections a Specialty.
DR. T. O'CONNOR,
Cures Cancers Tumors
Wens and PLtulas without Miouso of Knl'e
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TSAJ b K69bN NIV-: .
JL Ja,B.i: V A' . ' .-
Udles1 tad CMMrort
lib Citting and Shampooing
BURR ! BLOCK.
Santa Fe Route 1
Tk Paratar R011U U Ue Padlc
1 Through Pullman and Tourist
Kaneu CMt and SAN DIEGO.
LOS ANGELES, and SAN FRAN.
CISCO. Short Line Rata to
P Ma DaUy Train Scrvtoa Between
EftMMCttvann PUEBLO. COLORADO
SPRINGS, and DENVER. Short
Una to SALT LAKE CITY.
The Direct Texas Route
Betwsvn Kansas Cftj and
Tht Shert Line Bstwaaa)
CUv and Gainesville. Pt.
War,' Dallas, Austin, Tempi.
aa Antonio, Houston, ana
all Principal Points
Wm Only Um Running Through Mm
0uahoma COUNTRY. Tia
Obn Dktat 14m to the Texas
llaMTmMea and Interna
Um Regardlnf Raise
and Rentes Call est
WASHINGTON WILL WAflMLY WEL
COME THE VETERANS.
A (Irvnt Knritiiiiiu-nt Ariiiiml A limit Iho
WnililllKtmi .Miililinirnt 40,000 VUIt
im Will lln Provided for, mid All Will
Fate flumttiiiiiialy nnd Hlrcp In Comfort.
lKpi'( Ul C(irrrnMiU(loiico.
Wahihnoton, Ik'iit. L Tho coinliiK
cnoniiiuaat of tlio Grand Army of tho
Iloimbll't will bo tho Krnmlcit affair of
its kind this country Iiii.m over known.
Jtut think of HI Bxty thoumtud but
tlo scarred vctomim In lino nmrchin lo
tho strains of wull tvinuinborod titifi of
tho bloody ilnya rrom iaOl to WW
There luivo livon fow HOootacloM hIiicc
the grand roviuw of 1805 loeiinal It, ami
none to mirpuisH It. All of thuso 00.0UU,
with tho 40,000 othore who will coino
with them, can count on being wull
cared for whilo thoy are tho tcuost.s of
tho iwoplo of tho imtlonal capital. Tho
nrrangotuonta' for their reception and
tholr comfort whilo. here could not well
bo bettor or more couiploto than they
Thoro In no longer any doubt na to the
great army that will attend. From
ovory Htate in tho Union application
hnvo boon received largely in excess of
tho anticipations of tho committee on
arrnntfomontHy Eveu frqmtho south,
wlioro tho O. A. R. i not 'suppoted to
thrive, big contingent will come.
Toxaa alono will furnish n contingent
of nbt lens than 2,000 men, all wearing
the button .that every man, woman and
child in tho country knows us tho in.
ilghla cf tho IK A; R.r ' 1
It.ia no easy matter to euro for a great
army of a hundred thousand strangers.
A very largo proportion f tho visitors
will ttnd temporary homo in tho hotel n.
and n much greater number will Iki ac
comtnodutcd iu tho lioarding houses
which nro to bo found in nearly every
atrcot iu this town. Somo 0110 vtr'
wisely said that Washington 'wn all ono
bl(r boarding house, and ho was not fur,
wrong, Tho national capital probahl
has a larger tloatiug iopulation tlmii
airy other city of its size iu tho wtirld
Dot the hotel and boarUlug Jiouseu will
not be LqnalU' thb' reqiUreuioitU.t Tlm
committee on arrangements have real
ized this in nmplo llmo. " " "
In all tho public nquares of any size
tho visitors hero today will seo busy
w6rkrucd putting up long, low but
comfortable buildings of piuo to bo
nejl iw eloeptng 4barracka, iw eating
Rouses nd AS wjvhroouis. To build
hoTnes, oven temporary puis, or 40,000
men in no slight task. Out til nnotfioT
"wivft Cluiiriian.Kdsoi who has all tho
fletamof f(iiimm6ue work under his
fiiumb, ?$ Uyo Ma embryotio towns
comploted tfr midyto rltS ChVVW
erauj, Out 'iii t.a lawns which' Bur-
fynd tho tall, i.,'Jl of white marble to
the inemomoi 'fio tuimonal wainlng
ton tlierb vitiyUi buddings to accorgmo
date 10,000 neaj ou the greensward of
Ljncoln pnvlc there will be homes for
IB.ooo more, ana io.ouo will be piaceu in
buildings scattered about on the small
public reservations with which tho city
When the barracks in the monument
grounds nro completed there will le
seen seven 'principal buildings along tho
curving driveway which is on tho south
side of the Washington monument. ' All.
ot he buildings art long' structure",
with sloping roofs covered with tar pn
per and a line ef openings for ventila
tion at the ridge. They will be built or
wood, with canvas sides, the latter so
arranged that they can bo raised or low
end, as tho weather makes necessary.
The buildings have a uniform width of OJ
feet and a varying depth of from 200 to
830 feet. A building uf the latter site h
capacity of ubout 2,800 men, In tho
vicinity other buildings will be put up
where tho men can wash, and also build
ings whero they can get their meals.
Bpace bos been reserved in tho monu
ment grounds for the members of th
posts who bring tents with the intentiou
of camping out
The buildings in which the veteran t
will sleep are interesting for several rea
sons. ,The great Bute is of course an ole.
MONUMENT QRODND8 BARRACKS.
ment that will attract the cariosity of
the publio. No plans were drawn, but
Chairman Edson worked ont the scheme
from the basis of a known -number of
men that must be provided with sleep
ing quarters. In a figurative way it
will be said that 15,000 men were put in
their little beds, and the slse of the
buildings necessary to give them shelter
was calculated to a nicety. While am
pie room is allowed for each man, yet
there is do waste space. Each building
to divided in two r three divisions by
leross passageways. Tbe aisles are run
tfgggggggS ggMr EBBmEEBBtswdX
rtnntiul Htilpof can 'a. Thu onnviiH i
brought over a stiipof wood at tho head
of each bunk, then fastened down to
strips iu tho side, thus supplying the
placoof nboNter. It U then hecuielj
fastened to each end of tho bunk, and the
sumo operation Is lepeated in tho next
bunk. In this way each bunk is supplied
with a spring mattress which will le
ceivo tho weary forms of tho veteran
And cauo them to sink awity Into peace
ful slumber, undisturbed, It Is hoped, In
tho nightmares which wero common ii
tho soldier days, when thoy rolled ovti
on a stubborn toot iu tho ground ot
somo sharp pointed stouo. Kucli bun'
Is (i feet 0 Inches long by 'J feet (1 Inche
wide. Between tho bunks is a space o'
3 feet H luelies.
Tho uso of canvas for covoilng tin
sides Is another admlrablo featuie, a
tho canvas Is not only cheaper, but can
bo rolled up during n hot night, and il
tho weather Is t-nul It will Iwi inn,, I,, m,.
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tectlon. All that tho occupants of thee
quarters will need to bring with them U
n blanket, and perhaps a comb to smooth
out their tumbled hair iu tho moruluu
nnd enough money to buy tholr ineal.
Thoy won't even hnvo tho bother ol
thinking whether burglars aro likely to
break in, as tho conimitteo will have the
buildings iu chargoof a competent corp
Iu addition to tho buildings tho com
mitteo propose to lease tho now hall ovei
tho K street market, if it is completed in
time, wheio somo 2,000 people can
sleep. Neatly all of tho school build
ings have been assigned to tho Grand
Army posts freo of charge, tho commit
teo further supplying tho necessary cot?.
Altogether tho conimitteo will provide
sleeping quarters for au army of about
Tills will give you an idea of tho mag
nitudo of tho undertaking, Everything
in Washington will bo taxed to itn ut
most. Tho railroads nro anticipating
n larger business than over done befor
in such it short tiuio, tho hotels hae
ulready rented ovory available foot of
spacoat their disposal, ami tho street
car lines will bo prepared to carry the
great rush that is suro to cuino. Ar
rangements havo already been iniiilo
with tho cabinet ofllccra to havo all tin
publio buildings handsomely draped,
and thoro will bo no lack of bunting on
tho private dwellings. Tho grand stands
to bo erected for tho president and hN
cabinet and for tho commander in chief
of tho O. A. It. nnd his start will In
very elaborate, notwithstanding tho fact
that they will bo built ol wood. The
observer will not know this, however
as they will bo literally covered with
A royal arch will be erected nrrost
Pennsylviuniutveifuo at Fifteenth stieet.
Tho Htuuturo will bo purowhito and will
riso somo ninot j -llvo feet. It will spun
tho avenue from curb to curb, a width
'nt tlmt point' of somo eightyfive"ft'er
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' and tho'height about tho same. , The dt
feign is simple but effective. The style
is of classic order, tho pilasters on each
side being finished with Corinthian capi
tals. Upon tho square top and at eooli
Si will bo placed figures twelve feet
gh.'ono representing a soldier of 1805
nud the other a U, A.. R. veterun of 1893.
These dafe's are below. On the other
sldo will bo u figure representing n sailor
and hU civilian counterpart of today.
In tho middle portion will be n coat of
arms of the United States surrounded
by flags. The figures as well as tho
coat of arms will bo in wbito, in har
mony with tho rest of the-structure,
which will bo built of wood nnd gal-
.var.ized iron , nnd painted to represent
white marble, in tho pediment or tu
arch will bo tho words, "Grand Army
of tho Republic, and below the- motto,
"Fraternity, Charity nnd Loyalty
Tho structure will be built substantial!)
and will bo quite different from tht,
gaudy affairs which are sometimes v v
on such occasions. There will bo no col
ored bunting or streamers used iu con
nection with this arch. ,, It will bo plain
and simple und at tho same timo digni
fied. Although tho encampment is several
weeks off, ono veteran is already hero
The first arrival is Henry T. Walch, who
walked every step of the wy from hi
home in Michigan to Washington, push
ing in front of him a wheelbarrow iu
which he had his luggage. Mr. Walcli
was determined to get here and to bo iu
ample timo. On the first of last month
bo left his home, Mount Pleasant, M (',':-.,
and reached Washington On -Aug. 'i,
having been forty-three days in making
tbe trip. When lie left home the enth e
town turned out and bade him godspeed,
the connty band accompanying him for
the first few miles, followed by an im
There will be many features of inter
est at this great encampment, but none
will attract more attention from xu
general public than the reproduction ot
the old man-or-war Kearsargo.
Reunions will be held upon the twe
decks of the ship, and the ex-sailors can
see and touch 'the very sternpost of the
original Kearsurgo, where an unex
ploded shell lies buried in tbe wood
They can muse on what would hmv
been their probable fate if this ugly look
ing mass of Iron had exploded under the
stern ot the old craft on that day of bat
tle. There will be many other memen
tos of that great fight en exhibition,
aud the old tars can chew tobacco, spin
varna and ifnairillMthpmMlVM OBCaiUOrr
fttlll Worth I.I Tin.
When tho nurgcon gently told the girl
that her foot must be amputated It scorned
as If her heart would liurH with grief.
After thu first tumultuous outburst sliu
grew calmer, but tlieru wis visible In litr
eyes it look of settled despair that told of
greater sorrow than could a flood of tears.
Tho surgeon lingered by her side, trying
with deft touch hero and tlieru to assiiagu
the physical jiulli and with wools of cheer
to mitigate thu mental anguish.
The man of medicine bent over her pil
"Then I must wear n cork footf" the girl
Thu surgeon bow til In silent asMcut.
"And walk with a cnnuf"
"I'm afraid so."
Slio shuddered, and burying her face Iu
the pillows wept afresh. In sympathy the
surgeon could not forbear to rest his hand
soothingly upon thu hot head of his tear
"Nuver mind," he whispered cncotinig
Ingly. "A coik foot Is not so bad."
Presently her sobs ceaseil anil she turned
her face to the light with a suggestion of
"Can I dance with n cork footf" she
asked eagerly. "Only say I can dance
with It. Oh, I so lovu to dance. Don't
break my heart by snylng that I cannot
Sliu looked anxiously Into his kindly
face. 8ho saw thero tho crushing denial
that sympathetic lips would not utter.
Heartsick slin moaned miserably.
Thu surgeon sighed and bluw his nomi
The girl was sitting upright In bed and
staring wildly at him.
Shu grasped his hand convulsively.
"sit on a cork footf"
And when tho surgeon after a timo re
plied In thu afllrniatlvu a sweet content
ment Invested her countenance.
"Thank heavcnl" slio devoutly mur
mured. "Life, is still worth living." De
In tho class of Mr. Webb, thu famous
Caiubrldgo "coach," there happened to be
n limn of thu minus of Coyle, and It used to
bo thu delight of Mr. Webb to make puns
on his mime. Ono morning he caino In to
lecture with a special twinkle in his eye,
and walking straight over to thu black
board drew a circlu upon It. Iu that circle
hu drew a smallur one, and again a smaller
circlu In thut, and so on, dually finishing
up with a dot in thu center of the
smallest circle. It at once becamu ap
parent to all that this was intended for a
coll of rope, nnd amused eyes were turned
upon Mr. Coylu when tho question was
"Can you U'll me what I havo drawn,
Mr. Coylef" Hut thu amusement was Im
mediately turned upon the lectuier when
the unexpected reply was given:
"I think, sir, It is a spider's web."
""" Mr. Webb hcartlljrjotnetl in tbe lough
which followed. TIt-Itlts.
Time lo lie Serloua.
A nhvslclan was called nt nlulit to nra n
slclcman.'1) HuVouud thu patient iu a room
Tiviin HtjvwiiiDuicr men. Hearing ono or
too men atmreM another as "Uoc," the vis
Itbsald'If had known thero, was an
other physician In attendance, I should not
havo Intruded on thu case." "That's all
right, doa,' replied the patient. "Wejie
all'street corner doctors faklrs.'you'kuW.'
Hut when wo get sick ourselves wu call hi
der regular purfesh," Buffalo Express.
Miss Hawkins I think there's a great
deal In that notion that people, become
what they eat.
Harlow Well, If thoy do, you must have
eaten venison, you aro such a deer little
Miss Hawkins (softly) You aro not mak
ing ganio of me, aru you, Georguf Har
What Ha Might Do.
Cadmann I see uo reason vftiy I should
join the Washington club.
Bnarlelgh Nor do I, except that if you
YfSfejL member it would be in your power
to a9n tllP other 400 members feel (.
Cadmann How Would itf
Snarlelgh You could resign. Club.
Bather Too Panoaal.
Presiding Judge (to witness) Tell us
how the quarrel originated.
Witness The prisoner at the bar began
to call us all sorts of ugly names: You lot
of donkeys; you set of p
Presiding Judge (gently interposing)
Please address tbe gentlemen of the Jury.
,-Boir. i r
Second Gentlemen, before this duel bo
gus I wish to call attention to ono thing.
Duelist What is It you wlsb us to ob
Second You must bo careful that each
oay of you two- principals stand at an equal
iliynce rrom tbe otuer. Texas Bluings.
WHTa'1 rate I seem to know yonr face.
PrUHuvr Yus, we was boys together,
PriMa)f Yus, wo was. We're both
about Vjc same age, so we must have bin
boja v, m her. Tit-Bits.
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A RapM Growth.
fibii'-Do you notice how rapidly the city
.lb Yes, Indeed. I owe twice as many
pvplo as I did a year ago. Brooklyn Life.
It Might H So.
She Aud how did you feel toward htm
when be married the girl you were en
Ho I felt as the man did toward his
substitute who was killed in tbe war!
Cms to Ho Proud.
Tbs somII boy puts oa eaaajr airs,
Hla nntdla wblmi
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Manufacturers Agent !
I have just received at my repository, direct from the factory, a larje line of FIltST
CLASS M'OltK, and am offering the n at prices that positively dis
tance all competitors. Sec my line of
And all the latest Novelties In the Carriage line. Doing manufacturer's ngent for
some ot thu greatest factories, I am In a position to offer goods at closer
figures than retailers. It will pay you to call and see my
NEW LINE before making purchases.
E. R. GUTHRIE,
1540 O STREET - 1540 STREET
Our Parlors arc the handsomest and coolest in the city. Fine line of Confection
ery and Hakcry Goods always frssh. ;
-A fSunday. Orders Fromptly Delivered.
Telephone 501. 1307 O Street.
HAVING juttassumed personal control of my handsome new stables, It will be
my aim to conduct a first-class establishment, gUIng best of care and attention to
horses entrusted to our keeping.
Single or double, and a fine line of
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M. R. STANLEY, Foreman.
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An Old School ina New Location.
Ninth Year. 25 Departments. 80 Teachers
Beautiful, heslthv location, magnificent buildings, fine equipments, superior accom
modatlons, strong faculty, comprehensive curriculum, thorough wcik, high moral and
christian Influences and low expense moke this
The SCHOOL FOR THE MASSES
A practical education
You can Enter any Time and Choose Tour Studies
This great school Is located In Hawthorne, three miles southwest of the post office an
will be connected by electric street car line, YOUR CAR FARE PAID. In orde
thst all may see our many advantages In the way ot buildings, equipments faculty, etc
w will pay your car fsre from your home to Lincoln provided you are present on the
opening day of the fsll term, Sept. 1893. Write for psrtlciilars. .
Head name and address of 28 ynuny people nnd we will send you cnoloc of Alio tft-lncn
rulr..thirm.orna.lerpr yesr's subcrjptlim. lo our must rated e,1Jio''!rmonthly. DATA-
Finest in the City
well-trained horses for livery use, fur
day or night.
and 1641 O Street.
without needlefs waste of time or money Is furnished by the
Western Normal College
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