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CKPITHL . CITY O OU RIBR,
YANKEE GltlLS WHO HAVE MARRIED
Mom IIh) An1 l.cmli'M uf Wu.lilnutciii Nix
clrtj riiri'lgn MInLVr. I'rinii I lie Tirol
Huw SitiihiI In liuir) l'lilliiitvlitilu
lllrl. Ilii ItiU'rniilliiiiiil .Miirrliiui''-
('ni) rlutil. IMS!. Iij Aiucrlciiti Press AsnH
Hum Comd.lered from u purely mental stand
(Mil lit. the ettial of tlie American woman
cannot lu touml, but she hicks the ro-
MMr itoMi'.iio I
pose of the Ihiglish woman, the linesso '
of tlit Trench, the grace of the Spaniard, t
the cultivation of tlie(!ermau anil tin' i
subtle art of the Italian, while each of :
these In turn lucks very many of the.
graces ati.l accomplishments possessed
by the American. (Srouped together as
they aie in theiliplomatic circle in Wash
ington, one has a line opportunity of see
ing how each displays the characteristics
(i I her race To most I'uropean women
it is likecouiingoiit of s.ieinl bondage to
become a resilient of America. They
very t-oon learn to appreciate the expres
sion ot William Dean Howells that
"this is the country where women are
recognized as having consciences anil
souls." There are. however, among tho
ladies ol the foreign ligations in Wush
uigton five who are Americans. They
were horn, reareil. educated and married
in this country
The wile of Henor Romero was a Miss
Allen ot Philadelphia. After the de
parture of Baron Fuvu tho Mexican min
ister was recognized as the dean of the
diplomatic corps At present Henor Ho
meru is at home in his native country
filling an office theie. but no one has ,
been appointed in his stead, and it is be
lieved that lie will shoith be returned!
to his old position in the capital of the
United States .Mine. Bouiero is a lady ,
ot charming personality, and her recep
tions during the season in Washington
are onl second in popularity to those
held at the White House The Mexican
ball is one of the most important social
all'airsof the Washington winter. Mine.
Homero 11 thoroughly imbued with the
spirit of American democracy. Whoever
comes to her house is iiimlu welcome, bo
he king or peasant. And is not this true
diplomacy? Mine. Hoinero thinks it is,
for fahe says- "Diplomacy in the gener
ally accepted senso means little less than
deception It should bu made to mean
Mine Itomcro says woman's liberties
are not proscribed in Me.sico, but the
Me.sicau woman is not so ambitious as
the American She does not seize upon
the opportunities she has. but is an easy
happy, indolent creature, who troubles
herself little about affairs of state. Mine,
lfoiiicroisa little woman, so dark that
uii.ny people not knowing of her Ameri
can birth decide at oiico that she is Span-
rof.sTr.ss ii'mjsi hot.
Mi. She has beautilul dark eves and a
lag coil of glossy black" hair She wears
goWUS Ol 111. Il' elollS loveliness, Is soft
voiced, bwi et and altogether delightful.
Mine, (iiimau. the wile of the Nica-
ragllllll minister, is 111-011 l'llllilielilil.l
girl. She was Miss I'.wiug. dauglit -r of
the l!i . Mr. I'wing. who was the grand-
s .1 of Bishop l'.wing of colonial d.is
!. lugn nnnistei's, frou. t'.e vi r urst
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Li? m?mf& r
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I'HOF. KMSIIA .(Jl.AY.
INVENTOR OP TUB TELAUTOGRAPH
organization of the American corps du
diplomatique, have seemed to fancy Phil
adelphia girls. During (leneral Wash
ington's administration three foreign
ministers married beauties of the Quaker
City. One of them was another MNs Al
len, who licciuiic the wife of Mr. Ham
mond, the British minister. M. d'Yrujo,
the Spanish minister, married Miss Sal- t
lie McLean, daughter of thechief justice i
of Pennsylvania, and M. Marbois, tho
French minister, married Miss Moore, j
the daughter of Colonel Moore, who dis-
tiuguished himself during the Revolu- ,
t ion. Mine. Uu.man was iii'irried to her
husband when he was a resident of Phil-
adeliihia and known as Dr. (iuziuau. i
I She returned with him to their home in
I Nicaragua, witli no idea that ho would
I ever enter upon a diplomatic career, so
I that her coining back to Washington was
I quite uulnokcd for. She is a fair, sweet .
voiced woman, who is very popular in
lwi anoint firlita nF tlw. ( '.ilklttll I 'it V- SaIui
speaks Spanish with the greatest possiblo
ease, as also does Mine. Romero
The Countess irArsehiit was n New '
York girl She i-. the daughter of C. F.
Detmold, the distinguished engineer,
who built the famous Crystal palace.
l.eComtetiarston d'Arschot is known a
the counselor of the IMgiin ligation
To be a counselor is to till an ollico a
little lower than that of the ministry
utnl something betti r than that ol the
lirst secretary The oldee is one un
known to t.s Coiute d'Ar.M'hot is mln
U'cndnnt ol one of the oldest and liiut
honored families uf Belgium. Tho count-
?-. i r
ess, although she Iuih lived much abroad,
is still a thorough American. She is
very vivacious and witty and tells with
inimitable humor a story of tho advice
eiven her bv one of the former Belgian
ministers during the days of her court
ship "My child." said he, "do not mar
ry a diplomat They are only genteel
The Baroness Vriere is another New
York girl. She was the daughter of Mr.
lleyward Cutting Hi r husband, the
Baron Huotil Vriere, is first secret arj to
tho Belgian legation. Baroness Vriere
is young and wiy prettj She lias spent
most of her lite abroad, having been ed
ucated in Paris, and is admirably adapt
ed to fill the position which she hi'liis
While speaking of iutei national mar
riages the baroness said: "I will s .;
' noiliiitgof what American girls may feel
for loieigncr-i whom they marry, because
any remaiks of mine upon that point
i would teem invidious I know the .-n-I
cnil iliipiesslou pi cmuIs that when an
American girl marries a fori ign gentle
I man of title she marries him only togaiu
the title. And juu liimw when people
once get an idea that a thing is sou i.
of little use to argue with them
"But." continued thelady with consid
erable spirit, "any one who has any per
ception or any fairness at all must tee
that these foreign gentlemen are eiv
loud of their American wives. They ; re
said to inii.Tj them for money, but not i.U
American girls who mairj iinbli men
have iiioiiev 1 know ipiite as maiiN
poor girls as rich one-, who have married
titles, and I do not know of a single m
nimi'i hihk iiij 11 leuus w ueie nie im-
eigu husband does not almost worship
the Aiueiieau wile Aiueriiau girls
I please f 01 eiguers They are dill'i lent from
, the ICuroiieau wouun. Tin are hruht
and attractive and original, ami uicno
men who have education mid have trav
eled appreciate this. I think," went on
the stanch little American, "that tho
girl who makes an international mar
riage is. as a rule, very happy."
Mine. Mentioned, whoso husband wits
until leceiitly the Spanish minister in
Washington, is a daughter of Maine.
Her husband having resigned his posi
tion in the diplomatic corps, she has now
returned to her home in Rio Janeiro.
Mine. Men'ilouca is quite different from
the other American ladies in the diplo
matic colony Not only does she look
like a foreigner, but she speaks like one,
having a decidedly French accent. It is
hard to belies e that she leally was born
and reared way down cast. Her three
beautilul daughters have the dark eyes
and hair of their Spanish father, and
they were born in lti Janeiro,
The rare qiialitv of adaptability which
the American women possess makes it
l"'Mblo lor them to hi with ease and
grace any sphere m which they may be
I'Iaec.1. Illl.l tho home loving quality of
American wives and mothers makes
them learn to lov) the country of their
adoption and the country where their
children are born. But 1 have never
talki-1 with .in American woman thus
allied to a f icign country without (hid
ing In r loyal In-art and soul to the in
r.tutitions ot her own hind, andalthough
she found many things eKi where that
Were beautiful and illteli still'! still
America was to li r llie leal home, the
one which if she wire left alone she
Milium go iiaci; to. 1 on ign woiui 11. on
the contrai. wlmsjenda few wars in I waters into silcry spray, lint tlieit.sii
the I'nitod" Stat.s aie ipiite awrse to1 lacked the wily experience of the Usher
leaving it. Does tin-, prow that the I """' '"", M "lowly, slowly, hand over
hpirit of patriotism is stronger among hand, the line was drawn in. until at last
the American people than nnv other, or , "" K"lin head was lilted clear of the
does it prow tli.it : t.e an American fit-' water beside the boat. Then iiuoth r or
izen in reallv thehighi-u and be-t priv I the men lent a hand, and the fi-.li was
ilege whiclmui fall tothelut of it himuiii
.M.a.t.';Aitr.T Mamii.w Mr.tmn.i..
I))!' mill 1,11 MHUI'llll.
I) . W. I.. Dayton, oculist and aur!
No. 1 'H 1:1 0 street. Lincoln, Neb.
j Mrs. W. !',. (iospec's new spring
stock of millinery, the lliict in the
ell,. is now complete.
Mis-, Anna Dick. Modiste, cor. 11th
mid I1 st-.., DMT Lincoln Sa ings bank.
I K. C. Baking I'liwiler. -.' ou'iees for
'S cents. Ab-oltitely pure. Haveyou'
Mrs. McC hive uml Mrs. l-hisiiiiugei',
lllle ilies-liiakillg, I I'll- ( street.
Mrs. MeKarhiuil, professlim
ill S mill Kli'M'tnh street.
I. c, HaUiiig Powder, :!.'
." cellt Absiilillelt, peri'
-1" l.auiidi' . i-'iis sin...t.
ti'li'plliilie i7'.'. II. Towiim'IhI , Ci.
pi'iipl'ielnlH, Lincoln, Nell.
Mis, Mult.. I Merrill, tin. wll Kimwii
artit, is a.'ain at her studio. r ,,,) .:
Web-ter liloek, where ,. t) .
plell-eil to eeellte in, lei's in ,,,i, ., ,
oil paintings. Lesson. e;ien
Miss Bertha SlIMler. r.1 m en-inili.-i
ami typewriter. CorrospniHlenee, lm
work, ami all kinds id hoi't-haiul mi.i-k
promptly mill lieallj exeetlteil. 11:11 I)
stleet. Telephone 'i'..
Latest novelties in Spring Milliiii-rv.
the linest in tile eilv. 'aid Wei 1 s,,. ,, ,'.,
Is Mont), Kli-velltll street.
Mrs. II. . Demurest. Hair Dr. s.,
ami Manicuring, rooms itl-nj, n,
1 Brown block, .Ms street.
No such line of eauiii'd fiuit
i it.v as shown bv V c .I'm
1 f.l s,i iih I'.levenili st.'ei t
LANDINQ A BARRACUDA.
Siiiun to llm 'in ami liver) Inch n (Irlf
Si'i'liil Cut r'SMitnlctiei.l
HNl)u:ti(i,Cal.,ApiM H. l.ltilngtlmt
nhoroof Han Diego bay which lies next
the town ate the huts of many fisher
men Portuguese, (I reeks utnl Chinamen
whose daily btead, to speak in para
dox, is the barracuda. Willi one of these
blown skinned (Ireeks I cast in my lot,
mil the 111 st dusk of an c. illy March
evening found mo aboard his odorous
little sloop, with hi'i partv of three, float
ing with the slow ebb of the tide out
from the shelter of the bay past (he
massive headlauil of Point l.oinu into
the open sea. Ilele we mooted for the
night, stietched ourselves upon the
cramped deck under the quiet starlight
and slept. At V! o'clock in the blurred
mistv lunriiiug wo weie aroused by the
little (Ireek and sat upon the deck, lie
iilicudy had a little lire burning in his
nhect iron stove, and the air was full of
lift' odor of colVce. There was no time
to lose, for at II the barracuda would be
gin to bite. There was no wind; only a
111 fill hi coze stirred the Hap of the sail
intcriuittciitlv, ami we were put at the
oars, where we tolled painfully for an
hout, struggling to pass the matted kelp
beds which inclosed us Then the wind
fieslieued, and we slid again into the
Already a dozen sails were Hitting
back and lot lh, phantoiulike. in the deep
shadows of the inisl. "Portuguese!" the
little (Ireek said scornfully as he busied
himself in rigging Ins lines. His boat
cariied four of via vards in length,
thick as clotheslines, knotted llrmly at
one end to iron staples driven into the
boat's rail, with at the other end the
gieat evil looking hooks fastened in
lodies of white bone I or ft Inches
long, curved throughout then- length so
that they will flash ami tliit through the
water deceptively. A fresh, strong wind
was tugging at the brown sail and send
ing the salt spray dashing over the low
deck, and with one of the men at the
tiller the sail was hauled into the wind,
and the boat leaped forward, dragging
its four lines through the water.
The barracuda were hungry. 1, un
tutored, saw no sign, but a shout from
the littlotircck announced thellrstsuap,
uml straightway he threw his body half
over the boat's rail, knotted his horny
Hi: WAH lot It 1T.KT1WO.
kauds ill one of the lines and began a
fierce struggle with the powerful fish
securely hooked at the other end. The
man was sinewy and muscular, but the
llsh was strong too. Back and forth
it dashed, now diving until the line
stretched straight down into the green
depths beneath the boat and then tin ow
ing its great, slmiinu', beautiful body
half a dozen feet into thenir. lashing the
, l.ril and lay sullen upon t els.
He was '-' inches over I feet long, game
to the core and every inch a gentle
man. And then came another and an
other and another in ipiick succession.
The wind was down the coast, and the
boat made a succession of sharp tacks,
dodging now far out into the sea and
then back again, while the water giew
rough under the touch of the freshening
breeze, and it was with ditliculty that '
we could keep our feet. I
Two hours more, and daylight began '
to break, but still we fished on, and the
gasping mass in the bottom of the boat
came half way to our boot tops. Then '
as the dawn brightened we could begin ,
to see the fish when they rose from the j
depths of the green waters to take the
hooks, sometimes a dozen of them trail- i
ing along behind the tempting bait '
doubtfully, until one or two would dart
forward and snap. Many times two or '
three would be hooked at once, and j
twice we were hauling in all four of the
lines at tic same time. j
Suddenly at !) o'clock, when we were j
l't miles up tin-mast and (i miles I nun I
laud, the hnrrai uda stopped luting, and
the (ileeks hauled 111 the lilies. ".Nil I
inoie today," the said. "Barracuda no ,
bite now till mm mug." and the bn.it was I
put aUiiit and hi.tded lnvvald hmnc.
We had done v. 11 i iinuirli. In the but
tiiiuoltlielin.it luy "iT Mlvtrv In uitns
snlnc quite 'i fill torn,', othi 's n .t ovit
lv niclii s, ult"i ther li" ! than a mi.ir
i ' i.f .1 tell uf ll-ll Mi li i 'i ill ti lit t"
i.ll itni t'i .) iw ii .iti.l w.i' i tin dam ill,-
.tier llll! It Willi I he slV.j fill 1 1 111,' 1"W 111
1110 Wet. l" dlllled l..illlv with the
lute tide llitu the sin 111 r ) the li.iv .
W. ft. Ln.iiiiis.
l.Utlisn V,mIiii Iii'i-ii.
Tile IIihIi-I (ileiksi'V tnlld of lirgll-
1111 lit aild dlscllssiuU 'I'ld Will sit lnl'
houis around a I.ish ,.f watir talking
1 illties. This p.issiuu lnl- jHihtics is in-
hllellt. The lllstilll Hull ill (i'eikHill
tics is i Im tl self mti r -t. r.virv'iHHlv
is a patri'it. but the ' I of the state is
a matter uf nrs.in.il .iiiiL-iieut. If M.
Tricoupis is unpHpiil.ir, u is not because
Ills public Vlltllis ,. .'.niilili d, but 1h'-
cause his ailiniiiistr.itii'it i . espi itsive for
the multitude, aild the I.IM's oil Willi',
petroleum and daily fare vtry heavy.
Hence the I )i lv .'iniii-t- t'ckeann d the
gi'i at statesui.,ii the n 1 1 . ! . inn man. the
tpprissi.r-o; tin pimple mil the meim.
. t the ' liivvir il.i-s.'
WXL feliJRtf. m "
-p , irsX3 N
UNLOADING SALIC OF
Seasonable Dry Goods.
For one week, APRIL 171I1 to 2.mhI
For nui Rod Pills. They will
At The Progressiva Dry Goods Hmporliini
BLOCH St KOHN,
1 1. 1 1 find 1 1, j 3 () Street.
THE LITTLE MAN
Is ofti'ii (oigdtltii that is, the shoes air not nhvnys suited to lir".
position. lie docs not like to we, 11 girl shoes.
IT IS NOT NECESSARY.
RUSSETS IN BUTTON -Spring Heel 12 to 2s.
PLACK IN LACE Spring Heel 8s to 2's.
ED. G. YATES
OUR STOCK OR
GAS and GASOLINE STOVhS.
GURNEY - REFRIGERATORS
m. j. hall
wMAL ( )
YK ARM T1IK lMOPLK.
WE SELL WALL PAPER,
AND I'UYl H)l L)K )
1130 s. . 7VYOORE. 0113
i.i. (i;i)i it-s
l'i i Id ( i.'itin. I'i uit 1. i -. l ,ik. -. I in 's lit i -ai I. and
t en!, i t loin h s el ii.i mils
SPECIAL RATKS TO TAKTIES - CHURCH SOCIALS
Telepheiie t". IL'OL.' l'Streot
Md in. U' HU'oU
.1120 (!) gtvect
Is Hit' iilni'i' mIiiti' tin-
is Located JfOf
Ladies are eoi'iliall.v invited to call and
see nitr elegant displav of Novelty Dress
(iooils uml ( hum !iilks. Over oiiti hundred
illllel'iut stv les mi two alike -all of the
We inv ite comparison.
E. C. ROBERTSON,
lee CH'cani jPailj?s
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