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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1892.,
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PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY,
L. WBSSBL, Jr., Editor.
WR88KI..STKVKNH IMUNTINO CO.,
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TUp'onti-onii.au. 'itmlMit, ill.
ulurrlprlnn Hut. In Aliiae.
Pur nnnuin tJ.TOITIiroo month Nte.
Blsmoiitlm ...v l.(UHltilo cnplci fto;
RntenM nt tlio pcslofNo of Lincoln, Nob.,
M second olius tunllcrt
POPUUTIOK OF LIHCOLN, 83,000.
llmt 1'nylnK Mna of Art.
I wonder K any o( our studenti Imve ilo
cIiIchI tho spools! yMd of art wltloh thsy will
wiUrl It from a dwlre to Mcnllro and lie
coins famous, then you mut enter tlio cre
ative and niske p!oturet express your In
spirations mid thoughts on canvas. You
mutt tWIdly pirtray your sentlmonts, you
then hare a mission to perform. You ex.
patlato on'some vlrturo, folly, beauty or
ideal version and theory, and your auditor
rlsws the work and expresses admiration and
etteem, ami fnon your name will bo legion
among artUu. One worthy creation hat
often been the mean of bringing out an
artist, and after once admitted, all effort
will henceforth be lauded and praledl
If you are seeking enumeration for time
pen! then cbooae to be the Illustrator for
nagaitnea and the press, or the Industrial
and technical deelgnlng. Thesotwo line of
work are Inadequately r IllUd and on that
account the very best prieis are paid for good
Material. A first claw illustrator can de
mand and will receivable or her own prlco
for an article offered If It la merltloua. It
ust be concise and to the point, and eketuhea
are all made charactetUtlo In black and
white. Of thi class Nast, Kepplor of Vofc,
ami Carlton of Lift, are only three of , others
who have made fortune by their wit and
pencil, caricature of tua noteJ men and
current topic of the age. Keppler tells u
that "fame and fortune' do not prevent the
caricaturist having faU trouble no tea than
the rest of u. Ho take the men In politic
or fame and then be draw on hi Imagina
tion and exaggerate their prominent
feature or weak point, and for this work he
receive aa euormou salary." To be a good
Illustrator on mutt possess ganlus-a qulolc,
peiveptive ey, a keen and rapid ttroke, with
a lit of originality a a necessity.
Designing a a Competent.
In deelgnlng If one ha a little originality
and a good eye for combination, with a fair
knowledge of techntoaUtle of all the branchea
of Industrial manufacture, qnsmust at the
practical technical requirement ami not
alone theory of deelgnlng to succe). Our
lot I fortunately pact In nceutury which rec
ognises knowledge and the art a a moral
power, and esteem thorn not for their mere
acquisition and possession, but uy their prao
ttoal Influence. We already And manifest
laaprovement In design, and the Importance
of till canuot be overrate I, if w wUh to
retain ourv supremacy a a manufacturing
nation. We know that America will be able
to compete with all foreign countries, in
ornamental and industrial deelgnlng If we
but educate our youth. They (the youth)
oertlanly have the taste, the eye for coloring
and genlut, if they are but taught and the
faculties for same culiUf ted In efficient
schools of design, of which there are but two
or three m vogue now In the United Sates.
With n thorough training a student should be
able to excel In this the same as In other
nrnuobea. The wall paper, carpets and oil
cloths are soma of the designer's practical
work, as well as those who work In glass
ware, pottery, lacellneue aid In ihe textile
fabrics, such a sllrTsatjns, woolens cottons,
prints, etc. Restrictions of design are on
aHcoe, 04Mirawlat"cloth; aatnlkorchlet
vutmm, gmfamm, rwoon, iaw IKieni, wove
and printed sllan, decorated window1" shades,
and in fact all the woven and priuWd goods
and they are too numerous to mention. How
aver all of these If new, or aie a novelty In
tnelr way, twelve good pay. Architecture,
fresco pattern for interior decoration, carved
wood for furniture, sllvrrare,tc.,all come
undtr Hit same head,' and It the design are
1 roperly adjusted, colored etc, and readv
for practical use In the factories, they are
easily disposed of. Designing Is In itself a
compound of two brauches; mecahanlcil
science on the one baud and line art ou tb
other. I positively refuse to admit that what
can be done by man cannot with proper iu
atructioh,(ln advance) be done by women as
well! Oviialsiy "women are possessed pf re
ined taste,' a delicacy ol touch, originality of
ideas, a sons of fitness of same and the re
quisite patience to carry forth and work out
the ideas and plaus. And If she ha provided
neiself with a practical, rather than a theoret
ical Instruction, she Is sure to succeed ana
otteutlmes even excel her male competitor.
Orowthof Japanese art will be shown in
vsry Interesting and unique exhibit at the
World's fair. g. Te-jhna, the commissioner
from Japan, has just arrived in Baa Francis
eocn the steamer, Oceanic. He report that
Japan is very much Interested In the World's
fair. They hope to make n notable and
worthy exhibit, and the building Itself will
be a workofjart and ytry unique In fta way.
The stnurata'toU composed of three Inv
mease rooms, representing the three dis
tinct period! of Japanese art. The first, the
fngl'Wara, or the ancient periods the second,
tnsaaa-kana. and the thlrdth toka-nari, or
nwdain period, In.oaeh room will be. the
arts of the period" represented, and the edifice
will be Mad and draped with the Attest of
Miatlmecene Howard, a aiemlwr nftim
stats beard of World's (air managers, is very
My ! nereolleetien of the work of in
' attend rnee for whom she (a-an abl repi.
tentative: Bhe think that their" exhibit will
compare favorably with the other exhibi
tion, though, wo aro well aware that they
bavo soking been denlrd tlm urroundln(s of
wealth am) cultma that has been cart about
the Angto-Paxona. Bod ha discovered a
young woman artlrt, a descendant of a late
Afalcan king, who had three fine (Minting
at tho recent exposition In IlulTitlo, ami will
have them now sent to tho World' fair.
Ml llowanl ha alto found a Brooklyn lady
((xilored) who ha completed a vrry line piece
ofrcclealaHlcal ombroldery and a plcuo of
HpanUh drawu work, both of which will bo
forwarded to the fnlr.
TIAY NOTKH mOM TIIR "ATRMKIW."
Mm. Lou Kennnnl HlKRha had a InmiuiI
ful lino of now china on dlrplay at Urnncor's
art Mom Dili week.
Mr. Will Wlttumn, one of our Itoat known
artists, w gone to Oltlcago to nttend tho
World' fair dedication.
Mrs. W. J. Lamb I ttlll buny In tho cern
inla mystsrlox nnd has done lome very beauti
ful decoration thin week.
Mrs. Henrietta M. Urock left Friday for
Chicago and will nttend tho cernmla dttplny
of tho Nntlonnl Ceramlu a tclntlon.
MUs Lnwson, a young sculptor of Clnclu
nail, Inw recently anld her Iwnutiful statue,
"Tho Mermaid," for f 0,030, n mtlufnctory
price, I deem It.
Mis Harbour, of the Htnte university, linn
nflnoalaMin china nnd wowl carving, and
her pupil are turning out good work contln
uoutly under hor luitructlons.
MIm Mary Ohapln ha len fitting up a
studio In the McMurtry block, wheroibe will
upend a ortlon of her tlmo when not en
gaged out at the Lincoln Normal,
Mr. Hettahadn lino dining room piece illi
played In his window this week, tho work of
Mr. Will U recti. Itlaaitrlngof flsh done
on an oak anel and I worthy of notice.
Mr. Will tVlttman ha just painted a very
life-like full-grown tiger for the Turn vereln
society. Thoy will use it a a real bean In
their parade to bo given soon at tho opera
Mrs. Fred Kelly haa bean working In china
this week under Mrs. Rlggs, and has dotio
several bite of porcelain In unique style. A
creamer and sugar was beautifully done in
Much talent In uialo and art U found
among the Polish people. A prominent i'olo
reoenilyaaldthatsome of tho very best work
of art the World's fair would bo tho pro
duction of Polish masters.
Mrs. Chirle Keefer entertained the "II h
Fit" club Tnesday evening. Her prists fur
the royals were a gentleman's and lady's cup
and stuoer; the second prist for gentlemen,
a pretty little pin box, a d for the ladle, a
A new club, "The Kenilsitnce," haa jut
been organised and Incorporated In New
York City, for tho purpose of providing for
the artiste, wr.tera and men of intellect.
Thl club I a twin to tho one of the lame
nam in Parte,
"Poor Nancy," why will yon slight hernof
Don't you know how curlon aha Is to know
what your 'business Is and bow you are
spending your timet Do aend her the partic
ulars and attlsfy the morbid curiosity which
is consuming bur.
How nlco It would bo if we had a philan
thropist In Lincoln who would secure the
number of Hue pictures, or even u portion of
them, which the Ltnlu jr art gttllery o(
Omaha has dono and give tho public, a day
or two In the week to enjoy ooina of the mas
terpiece of art t
Borne of the pretty noveltlos sul'ablo for
prise are cracker jars, rose jars, olivo and
celery dishes, bread and butter plates, sugar
bags, creamers, vaei, almond dUhei, cup
aud saucers and many more, then the gent
may have amoklug sets, cigar holders, match
safes, pin trays, pen boxes, ash trays, bruth
and pomb trays, maulcuro trays , etc . All of
these and many more are" found suitable for
decoration and ar quite acceptable to those
who have tired of the old styles.
We offer one hundred dollars reward for
any case of catarrh that cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
"" , F.J. Ohsnky & Co, Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, nave known F. J.
Cheney for the last Arisen years, and bellet o
htm perfectly bonerabl in all business trans
action and financially able to carry, oat any
obligations maUe by tbeir Imp.
If , Wsht & Thaux,
' Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Waldino, Kinnan & Mahvin,
Wholesale DruggUts, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally,
acting directly on the blood and mucous kur
faces of the ytem. Testimonial tent free.
Price Too per bottle. Bold by all druggist.
One hundred dozen ladles' hand lultla.
haudkerchleh, uariow hem worth 20 cents'
or Monday at Qceutseaeh. No such value
ever offered before.
J. W. WINOKR & CO..
Qsxuine Canno.i Citv Coal at the Lin
colli Coal Co , fcouluaeet comer of Eleventh
MUs Alice Isaacs will notvUlt LlncoU this
tall but invites the ladles to call nt her ele
gant htore, 307 South Sixteenth street, Oma
ha, to see her beautiful new line of fall aud
winter effects In Hue millinery.
Tweaty-flf e doaen chiffon handkerchief
never worth less than 40 cents, Mon Jay at S3
J. W. WlIfQBR & Co.,
1100 O street.
Call up Cook-Bailey Grocery company,
phone 43 and give your order. It will re
ceive a prompt and carelul attention as
though ordered in person.
ntJ.W. Winger & Co.
We want many more rooms for
teachers aud student, both furnished ami
unfnrnbbed rooms ana bouses; ne will want
them September 13, lttttj call at once at the
oMctt.of the Western Normal College, rooms
UUand U Brace building, aud give loca
tion of bou tea and rooms, and prices asked
for, asm. 9-1-tf.
AN ADUNDANCE OF POPULAR STYLES
TO CH003E FROM.
No Wnmmi Need Dress Kssrtly Man llm
Neighbor Tills Reason Oilil f ancle If
riald Prevailing Vcheti nnd Hllk.
Itlarrlts Cloaks Are Popular.
New Yohk, Oct. 20. A cm Ion uso l
miulo of plnlilfl this fall. Thoy nro inmlc
tip na wnlnta, na pnlTn to alcovca nnd M
Insets in nl most uvory cnncolvnblo iniiii
nor. Ono odd fnncy in to Imvo n IiIoiikc
wnlnt tnndo of plaid, with bins bolt nnd
n pud of bins pluid n round thu bottom
of tho plain skirt. Thcso nro for young
pcopto, its such n stylo would bo vcrj
much out of pluco upon an old nnd staid
Ixirson. Tho plnlds nro tartan, and Ixv
iiK bright thoy should bo used with n
solid and rnthor somber color cvon
black Is quito tmltnblo.
Won FOURTEEN AND EIOIITEEN.
The tartan velvets will bo often em
ployed to brighten up old silks and
woolen gowns, nnd in that way fill a
useful place which they could hardl)
gain by their beauty nlono.
I noticed n protty dress for a young
miss of about fourteen that was of wood
brown camel's hair, with gamp, bell
and upper slcovcs of mahogany brown
velvet, liordorcd with narrow bias bnndt
of tartan velvet, In which bright red
and green predominated. Tho dress wat
exceedingly pretty nnd girlish.
It is very easy to say that this or thai
will bo the favorlto fashion in dress
goods or in hats, or in any other of tht
garments that mnko femininity so nt
tractive, but it would bo very mislead
ing, for tho fact is that everything if
fashionable that is on tho market, ami
each different thing will bo a favorit
with peoplo who llko that sort of thing
The choico is varied enough to sut
everybody's tasto and pocket.
I was looking at somo silks. Thero I
saw somo rich and heavy fabrics thai
recalled the fairy tales of "silks thai
would stand nlono," nnd thoy nro superl
indeed, Bach heavy fabrics are iu
tended for handsome evening dresses nnc
tho background is usually dark will
laVgo flowers in natural colors brocmh i
upon them. I noticed ono whore th
background wasnrich dark poult do Soi
with great bunches of lilacs nnd tlitli
loaves scattcrod carelessly over tho sur
face. Thoy looked as if freshly cut nn
dropped thero. On somo of tho shiniii
green leaves wero drops of dew cunning
simulated in whlto silk. Other pattern,
hnd n ground blue or dark gray witl
clusters of roses or jasmines and ou
soft mossy green had hnndfuls of piul-
azaleas. Another had plumes of pain
pas grass silvery whlto on a heliotrnpi
Then there are silks moire with prett
llttlo figures or dots thrown all over th
surface, and there nre silks where thf
body is iridescent, with plain brocadt
dots or other pretty fancy apparently
scattered over it all. There aro rep
and plain bengalines nnd no end ol
failles, and an unlimited amount ol
gros grains and lighter silks; so man)
that ono is almost bewildered by thel
variety and beauty, and they aro kc
cheap "to what thoy used to be."
Velvet gowns will also havoaplact
this fall for'strcet, for visiting and fot
carriage, but they should bo black
very dark blno, prune green orstoni
gray, and fur trimmed or having a very'
llttlo handsome beuded trimming. The
Russian jacket to tho waist belongs by
right, nnd a hat to, match should be
worn with it.
The richest of all of tho populat
now wool goods it tho Biarritz cloth.
This looks liko heavy silk with all iti
gloss and bloom, but it is bo soft that
yon can crush a yard of it In one hand,
and it is durable
aud nover grows
shiny, which is a
great benefit, n
tho most of the
doad fine wooli
are apt to take
on a gloss with
will be largely
employed in mak
ing up the quaint
long cloaks at
well as dresses.
I show here one
of the new em.
plre clouks. The
yoke is plain and
The cloak close
In the back un
der two rows of
BURntTZ lono coat, whioh presup-
poses that the pretty wearer has some
one to button it up for her, Tho sleeves
are made of velvet, with n deep fall and
puff bordered with fur. It is stitched
twice at tho bottom.
We' talk of colors and see plenty of
them, but after all the handsomest nnd
most elegant dresses aro tho black ones.
No lady looks us well in anything h1m.
Thoro Is variety of black goods this
season that surpau any I havo evor seen
before. Thero are worsted brocades,
whei-b tho liuio is of mohair thrown up
on lino Australian woo, nnd though
both toxtllo.4 nro of exactly the same
shndu tho dllTorenco in tho wools makes
it npiear to bo in three or four shades
of gray nnd black.
Just as wo boKun to get used to the
luxurious frou-frou of the silken petti
coat wo nro told that thoy aro no longor
tho highest stylo, and that now, while
each nlco dress is to bo lined with glace
silk as before, whlto muslin petticoats,
with lots or soft little ruliles, will be the
newest. Tho foundation will bo of lawn,
with llttlo mill ruflles set above each
other, and two at tho edgo of tho lawn
skirt. Tho mill rulllcs will novor be
starched, but bo left soft and fluffy to
remind ono of the daintiness gf tho stage
skirt, which derives its chief charm
from those very ruflles that flutter like
n branch full of whlto butterflies. Any
how, as tho "saleslady" told me, "them's
protty." Onvu Haiii-ku.
A POPULAR INNKEEPER.
The I'ronperuit Career of John II. tlralie,
ClllCAOO, Oct. 20 .lolin D. Drake is
ono of tho best known and mo'st pros,
porous innkeepers in tho republic. Al
though he Is only about sixty ho is one
of tho old citizens of Chicago, having
seen It grow from a thriving town ol
100,000 peoplo to a great city containing
moro than 1,000,000 nnd second iu im
Iiortuuco on this continent to Now York
alone. Ho is n native of Ohio, to which
fact partial Buckeyes might nscribo Ills
success, having been born at Lebanon,
not far from Cincinnati.
In his early teens, after receiving a
fair, practical education, ho set out for
what was then tho Queen City of the
West to seek his fortune. He arrived
thero with fifty cants nnd a letter of
recommendation from Tom Corwin in
his pocket tho substanco of all his
worldly goods. Ho speedily got n situa
tion in tho old Pearl street house, kept
at that tlmo by Colonel John Noblo, and
remained thero until it wns pulled down
to givo plnco to n tnerenntilo block. He
had, young ns ho wns, already shown
sound judgment in selecting tho hotel
business, and went from tho Pearl
street into tho ofllco of tho Burnett
House, then newly built.
Thero by industry, nttcntion, energy
and politeness he won tho good will of
his employers nnd the traveling public,
becoming a geuornl favorite. Ho now
recognized Chicago as tho city of the
future and determined to cast his lot
there. At tho old Trcmout House he
mado himself so valuable that ho was
soon offered n proprietary interest, and
grew to bo its ruling spirit.
After tho great tiro he was invited to
take charge, on very favorablo terms
to him, of the now Grand Pacific, and
proved himself to bo the right man in
tho right place. He has mado money
rapidly ever since, and, being an excel-
JOHN B. DRAKE.
lent business man, has turned his oppor
tunities to financial prottt. Now n mil
lionaire, with many interests and largc
influenue, ho is still tho working pro
priotorof his hotel, and is to be found in
his private offlco from 0 to S o'clock
dally. He is a director aud stockholdet
in various banks and corporations, and
ono of tho unofficial guides of the des
tinies of tho marvelous city.
Everybody knows him in Chicago.
He is constantly sought for advice ami
help, and is a loader in most public
movements. He ascribes his extraor
dinary success to his devotion to busi
ness, nnd to pursuing one business
nnswervingly. In a career of nearly
fifty years ho has never had any finan
cial embarassment, oven of a temporary
kind, and has nover failed to meet all
his engagements. Ho has met all sorts
of men, nnd is acquainted with any
number who. have filled public places
and controlled events. Consequently
he is full of information on a variety of
topics, and is often drawn ou by news
paper reporters to detail his observations
Ho bus attended all tho presidential
conventions that havo been held in Chi
cago, and has had a wide acquaintance
with eminent statesmen nnd politicians
of the past, including Lincoln, Douglas,
Seward, Chase, Thurlow Weed, Gree
ley. Conkling, Seymour, Garfield, John
C. Breckinridgo, Crittenden, nnd John
Brough. He has been repeatedly urged
to publish his reminiscences, but he has
declined on the ground that ho has not
time, and that he can deavo that task
until he is really old.
O. B. Buistow.
To I'rsssrvo Aucltiul Aiearsuie.
Quaint old cltips often lose most of
their plcturcsquoness as modern build
ings spring up and flue new quarters
surround tho original town. Thu Nurem
berg authorities, however, ure too well
aware of tho artistic attractions of their
city to fall Into u similar mistake. Ac
cording to their oflicial decree, uli new
buildings erected near tho anciwuc forti
fications and tho castle must conform i.i
stylo and harugter to their mcdiamil
Tho first steamboat on the OU was
run in 1811. "
I noW In full iwlnir.
the volume of our business has been highly " '
atlsfactory, we are striving to still augment .. v
the popularity of our citnbllilitnent by selling
Dress Goods, Cloaks,
Ladies' Furnishing Goods,
and Dry Goods,
of every description, at popular nnd extraordi
nary low prices. Interesting bargain in every
department. Wc will not be undersold. We
want your trade and will make It profitable and
Interesting to everyone who calls nt the
"Progressive Dry Goods Emporium,"!
J flnw.-t f
For tfte Latest Novelties
LE6GINS FOR A
0ti& " lw rl
1225 0 ST.
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One Week, Commencing Monday, October 24th.
Original Spooner Comedy Go
The talented young Actress nnd
Hiss Edna Ha;
In a repertoire of Standard Comedies and
Dramas, written expressly for
this Company .
Prices, 30c, 20c, lOc
CHANGE OF BILL NIGHTLY.
On Monday night, one lady and one gentleman or two ladles admitted
on one 30 cent ticket.
Opening Bill, "Kathleen Mavourneen"
F. E, VOELKER,
Practical Furrier y. M. C. A Bldg.
e7ND other of
1 day that
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The wonderful Child Actress nnd
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In new nnd Artistic Specialties, Introduc
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After twenty years of active experience In the
manufacture of all kinds of Fur Goods, eight years
of which was In Paris, latter In New York, nnd
lastly In Omlha, I beg to announce to the citizens
of Lincoln thnt I opened a complete and perma
nent stock of Furs and Fur Goods
Tuesday, Sep. 20th,
In the west store room of the new Y. M. C. A.
building, corner 13th nnd N Sts. All kinds of re
paring neatly done, and satisfaction guaranteed.
TPfciSs. tf Joiifn
the newest Newspapers and Periodicals of
we do not show firbt In our News Depart-
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