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THE (SIA.'.TXJKUOAY MOlfcKXlVQ COURIER
it i fin
Olil ('Inllim' I'nrl).
Ono of the most enjoyable and unique
pnrtlcsnf the season wiih tluit given by
Mlos Grace Oiiltloy tlhrlMlmtiH evening
nt the pleasant homo of her parents,
Sixteenth mill M MrootH. All tlio
gucstH woro original mill novel costumes
mill tlio scone presented wiih very charm
lag. Miss Grace Oakley, tlio fair
llOHlOSH WIIH bowllolllllg IIH II Crossing
sweeper. She woro a tattoiod sloovolohs
(town; iiii old straw liut without a chiwh
mill cnrrictl ullttlo broom.
Miss Stella C-irtlco wiih vory wIiihoiiio
imiiii Italiuii street musician. ,
Miss Blanche Clinton vvoro itn 18.'1()
costume, mid Miss Ethel HiNipor repio
wilted u beggar Wlfl-
Minn Imoy (Irlllllli loprosontcd u
iniitoli girl, Miss May MiMiro a news
paper girl, MIhh .IoshIo Lolmid a Htrcot
singer and MIhh Grace lltirr appeared In
a ooMtiimo of lHt'id,
Tlio otlior costumes woro equally novol.
Mr. Harry Lansing iniulo an excel
lout oolnroil iluilo.
Mr. Hoy Cliapnian iih a tramp, Mr,
Oliver Lansing an a cow hoy, Mr. Frank
Kitchen iih a fat man und Mr. ltort
DiivIh iih an Irish character worn all
Mr. .1. W. Aliixwvlliuul Mi. Will Moyor
managed tlio games which woro hoartily
Indulged in liy all proHont. At 10
o'clock Santa ClmiH niailoa brief visit
dressed in fur. Thoru woro a number of
HpoulutorH present, twoor throo of whom
woro mirprlHod by accldontally getting
niulur tlio mlHtlotoo anil having a Mack
Hpot implanted on thoir cheeks hy tlio
Tho guests woro: MIhhoh Stollu Our
tico, Mario MnrHliall, Josephine Lot
toredgo, Kattio KluotHch, lllancho Clar
ion, Kthol lloopor, Lucy Clrilllth, May
Moore, Oraco Uurr, Jessie Loliind,
Helen Jloovor. Messrs. Harry Lansing,
Bert DiivIh, Roy Chapman, Oliver Liuih
lug, Frank Kltchon, Fred White,
George Evans, Frank Covvdory, John
Lottorcdgo, Guy llurlhut, and Wilson
I'lriunnl Hour 1'iirly,
Tlio holiday party ot tlio l'loiiHiint
Hour club, which wiih given at tlio Liu
coin hotel hint ovoning, wiih largely at
tended, and waa distinguished liy IIh
gujoty -in keeping with tlio season.
Special interest attachod to thin party
'IniiHimioh iih It was tlio hiHt regular club
party to bo given this winter, tlio souson
bulng unUBtiully briof. Tlioro Ih hoiiio
talk ot subscription dunces tor the re
maining winter montliH to take the
pluco of thoHo UHiially given by tlio club
in January, February ami March; but
there aro no dcilnito plana iih yet. Some
vory striking toilottoR added to the
brilliancy ot hint evening's event, mid
tlio party wiib pronounced ono of the
uioBt enjoyable ot tlio club's series.
Men In Muulcty.
Judging from tlio accounts, that roach
thin city, tho Bcurclty ot men in Bocioty
in Omaha continues, with as yet no
prospect ot relief, At a recent dancing
party in that city tlioro wero some eigh
teen or twenty "wall Dowers," and tho
newspapers aro echoing tho cry tor more
niou that goes up from tho churmod
circle In Lincoln so mo ot tho young
men who have heretofore taken an active
interest in society are this season doing
but littlo in a social way; but tlioro is no
noticeable preponderance of young
women, and Lincoln girls huvo yet to
experience tho disagreeable sensation
of being "driven to tho wall," iih tho
World-Herald puts it.
A Vuliiue KnlrrlHliiiitfUt,
President Howe, ot tho Capital City
Cycling club, has issued tho following
invitation to members ot tho press ami
You aro respectfully invited to attend
a "hard time smoker" to bo held in our
club rooms at 1G27 O street on Monday
evening, January 1, 1891, at 8 or 10
o'clock or thereabouts.
Thero will bo somo turkoy, ham sand
wiches, cider, cob pipes, tobacco, mimic,
fun etc., in bewildering profusion.
Any ono appearing in a decent auit of
clothes will bo regarded with suspicion.
A medal will bo awarded to tho
hardest looking customer.
Bo sure and como and bring a friend.
Will ltautiiet Tonight,
Tho following self-explanatory invita
tion has been issued to favored ones:
You aro cordiully invited and urged to
present yourself at tho council chamber
on Saturday evening, December !W, to
purtlclputo in a coon supper, to bo given
by tho police, newspaper men, et al.
Kindly accompany yourself with an
appetito of life sizo, but you needn't
wear your claw-hammer. Tho opening
argument will bo made at 12 o'clock,
and tho attack will coutinuo until every,
thing is out of Bight. In tho language
ot Patsy Kinney: "Como, let us assem
ble together; out, drink and bo merry,
for what man kuowoth when ho may
striko n job and bo compelled to work.'
P. II. Cooper, A. M. Uartram, E. 11,
Where the Wilde Lire,
Within a stouo's throw of tho houso
once inhabited by tho sago of Chelsea
and Jauo Welsh Curlylo stands tho
quaint Queen Anne mansion in which
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wildo have elected
to dwell. Even the most casual visitor
wtnnot but notice how strangely differ
ent to tho average I trl t ImI t houso Is the
Interior of tho homo of tho ouo-tlmo
apoHtloof isthuticiHin. To begin with,
tlioro Ih mi utter aliHoncoof tho so called
artlHtlc coloring -dirty greens and moldy
yollowH aro absent. Everything Ih dainty,
neat mid clean looking. A cream panel
ing forms tho base of tho whole scheme
of decoration, and iniikcHii delicate back
ground for tho beautiful things placed
against It. Mrs. Oscar Wilde, though
still quite njoiing woman, Iiiih won n place
for herself in her husbaiid'H brilliant
circle. I lor masses of brown hair, deep
blue o)ch and fair skin would mmk her
aiiyvvlieto iih an P.nglish woman, and an
hour's talk with her hIiouh she has read
and thought on tho problems of tho day.
Entirely to her Oscar Wildo him left the
training of their two sous, Oyill ami
Vivian, two singularly gifted childien,
who bid fair to carry on both tho liter
ary ami artistic traditions of the family.
Will Y1-liintki Tlulr (lol.l.n WttlilliiK.
Mr. II. F. Hurr and Miss Adolia liar
her woro married in Union drove, Do
Kull) county, III., January 1 1811. Con
soquontly tlio first of next January will
bo tho fiftieth anniversary of their wed
ding. Arrangements have been made
for tho appiopriato celebration of thin
inteiesllng event at tho residence of Mr.
ami Mrs. L. C. Hurr, Monday afternoon
ami evening. Including tlio families of
Mr. and Mi h. L, 0. Hurr, Mr. and Mm.
0. O. Hurr, Mr. ami Mrs. A. D. Hurr,
and Mr, ami Mrs. Frank Ij. Sheldon of
this city, and Mr. and Mrs. A. L, Hurr,
of Alma Nob,, It Is expected that twenty
seven Intimate relatives will join in
celebrating the golden wedding.
Al'llllt'lliy lf Sl'll'lH'CM.
Tho closing session of tho Nebraska
academy of sciences was held at tho
unlveisity Wednesday. First on tho
program wiih the election of olllcers.
Dr. O. E. llessoy wiih reelected presi
dent; Dr. CI. I). Sweey, vice-president,
Professor II. Diincanson, treasurer, Pro
fessor L. Hriiuer, custodian, Professor
Howell and Miss Itoso Houtoii, directors.
A number of pnporH wero read after the
election of olllcers.
Tho Century club mot Tuesday after
noon at the residence of Mrs R. II.
Howell, Sixteenth and L streets. Tho
following program was given: "Tlio
French Revolution, 178!M7l)t," Mrs. J.
W. Winger; "Celebrated Women ot tho
Revolution," Mrs. 1). A. Campbell;
"Madame do Staol, 1780-1817," Mrs.
Hartley; lecture on the French Revolu
tion. Ni- llrmlleyOliirtlu Wrinkle.
Tlio Bradley-Martins never do things
tike other people, and tho fact that they
should have sent cards to their acquaint'
ances in New York city announcing the
heads of game killed during one week
at Halmacaan, Ih only another proof of
their passion for notoriety. Anyone
else might have referred to exceptionally
good sport in a letter to a friend, but
the idoa ot emitting printed cards can
huvo suggested itself to none but those
who desired them to leappear In the
papers. I marvel much whether the list
of tho "very fashionable peoplo in.ieed"
which precedes the summing-up ot the
game was also an emanation from the
American laird's brain. Tho "very
fashionable peoplo indeed" do not read
bo particularly well, and aro by no
means so impressive when one comes to
scan the list. Craven, being u son in
law, was there; Lord Chesterfield, a
poor man, and Craven's great friend,
who was at one time frequently being
announced as engaged to certain Ameri
can heiresses; then there was Lord
Terenco Illackwood, whoso recent
espousal of Misa Flora. Davis probably
caused his presence, and tho houso
party was completed by tho crowd ot no
bodies generally to bo found at
Halmacaan, on account of the spare bed
rooms having to be tenanted, 1 pre
sume, and lest, perchance, the two
Earls should bo bored by the paucityof
fellow men. I might mention, by the
way, that tho bag wiib not at all ex
traordinary as shooting goes nowadays,
and in nowise warranted tho universal
notoriety tho cards have uchieved.
Still tho purpose was accomplished, mid
that, after all, is the main thing. Town
ChrlstinaH day, in Chicago, Mr. Harry
Goodwin HartrufT and Miss Minotte
LouiBo Greenuian wero united in mar
riage Mr. , HartrufT is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. HartruHof thiscity, and up to
a couple of years ago, was a rebident ot
Lincoln, being connected with Thk
CouitiKit for Bovoral years. Ho is an
onorgotic and capable young man, and
ho has been vory successful in his now
home. Ho is travelling uuditor for the
Singor Manufacturing company, with
headquarters in Chicugo. Miss Bessie
Hartrutr, ot this city, uttended tho
wedding. Mr. and Mrs. BartrutI aro at
homo ut 0009 Harvard street, Chicugo.
Mr. Abel Church, manager of tho
Lansing theatre advertising bureau, wus
quietly married to Miss Sadio LowIb
Saturday evening at tho parsonage of
tho Flrat Buptist church, by Rev. O. A
Williams. After tho ceremony tho
bridul party repuired to tho homo of
Mrs. Charles Heilloy, Bister of Mr.
Church, 1629 N street, where a bountiful
wedding suprer wus served.
Chlttttfo'i Cliurlty Hull.
Chicago peoplo huvo beui congratu
lating themselves for a weok past on
having secured tho services ot Mr.
llobart O. Ohutflolu-Tuylor as nianu-
gerof tho annual Charity Hall that Is to
bo held at tho Auditorium January 8.
This is tho first time that Mr. Chat
field-Taylor has served In this capacity,
ami tho result of his elTortH Ih awaited
with coiillilence by his numerous ad
mirers. Mr. Chattleld-Tiiylor's llrsl
step was a radical and, in view of the
hard times, a popular ono. Heretofore,
a Chlcngnuti deHlroiiH of attending the
Charity Hall Iiiih been called upon to
pnyIOfnra ticket as tlio saying goes
in Prairie avenue, '-for self and dame."
This jear, however, Mr. Chatfleld
Taylor has decreed that tho "ten" shall
admit tho holder of tho ticket, and two
ladles Instead of one; which, as my
friend Mr. Samuel Allortou truthfully
observes, Is "giving every ent tho best
of a show for IiIh white alley." I cannot
too st i ougly endorse somo of the mild
iikascH that Mr. C'hatlleld-Taylor has
seen lit to promulgate with a view to
the proper and do oroim government of
the ball. Included In these is one
order to the elFect that tho eating of
cold pig's feet-a favorite Chicago
delicacy -between the flgiues of square
dauccH shall not bo permitted before
ll:!l() p, tu ami another absolutely pro
hibiting tlio wearing of a silk hand
kei chief HtiilTod 'n the neck to protect
the dancer's collar in tho heat of a
wait. This last fashion has become so
common in high Chicago society of re
cent yems that Mr. Clntlleld-Taylor, 1
understand, felt compelled to put a stop
to It. "If," as ho wisely sajs, "a chap
wants to lie In stjlo all tho evening, lot
him bring mi extra collar witli him; or,
better still, lot the fellowH who perspire
in tlio neck keep olFen the floor alto
gether." - Town Topics.
Iiile tie Vie Club.
The Jole do Vie club was entertained
last Friday evening at tho residence of
Mr. JainoH Michael. Tliosopresent woro:
Messrs. and Mesdames J. A. Caugcr,
Marquis, John Arou, (1. M. Smith, (1. IP
Wilcox, O. F. llanos, J. A. Dempster, S.
O. Waters, Miss Emma Molllt and Mr.
Sweeny. The club met again last even
ing at the residence of Mr. J. A. dinger,
1018 K street.
The W. K. 0. cooking club met last
Saturday afternoon, with the following
members present: Misses Edith Parish,
Stella Curtice, Ella Mathews, Florence
Marloy, Mabel Metcalf, Maude Lyon,
Blanche Clarten, Etta Parish, Georgia
Camp, Daisy Cochran, Grace Hunt
singer ami Lizzie Smith. The good
things were coutiibutcd to tho needy.
Surli-ly lift It l I'iiIiiIi-iI.
What a horrible, hideous thing
"society" is- -on the Btage! What power
fully wondrous magnifying glasses it is
seen through! Hut why call it "society"
-except as a drawing card? "Tho Crust
of Society" is not society at all, but
the brazen counterfeit of it, ami as
consistently might brass be called gold.
True, thero are just such women as Mrs.
Eastlako Chapel and Mrs Ernestine
Echo occasionally unmasked in real
society; but they are promptly cast out,
as Chicago and every other city is fro
queut witness? How impossible for these
human counterfeits to remain in the
real strata, any more than spurious coin
can remain in circulation! Society -tho
real, pure thing, which, thank God,
exists In this country is criminally
libeled by these revolting plnjs- "Diplo
macy," "Lady Windermere's Fan," "The
Second Mrs. Tanqueray," "A Woman of
No Importance," mid similar importa
tions. I would like to know what moral
or purpose American society is bequeat
ed by these shocking scciich mid sounds,
which must be past belief in a general
uudienco, for dopruvity has not yet at
tained this goal on our soul. The
I.u NiieWtml Clul.
Miss Grace Hurr entertained La
Nuevltad whist club last Friday evening.
Those present wore: Misses Lucy Grilllth,
May Moore, Helen Hoover, Grace Oak
ley, Jo Lottoridgo, Jessie Leland, Stella
Curtice, Blanche Garten; Messrs. John
Lotteridge, Olivor Lansing, Roy Chap
man, Henry Lansing, Harry Evans, Ross
Ourtico, Bert Davis, Fred White, Frank
Cowdory and Park Garroute.
Olympic WhUt Clul).
Tho Olympic Whist club was enter
tained by Mr. Wilson Winger Wednes
day evening. Those present were:
Messrs. Harry Evans, Harry Hurley,
Arthur Walsh, Homer Honeywell, Will
Raymond, Harry Grupe, Park Garroute,
Hoy Chapman, Frank Kitchen; Misses
May Moore, Ada Heatou, Grace Hunt
singor, Ethel Hooper, Eleanor Raymond,
Dora Harloy, DaiBy Cochrane, Jo
Winger, Murio Marshall and Florence
Wingor. Tho next assembling of the
club will occur January 12, at the resi
dence of Mr. Harry Hurley.
Will Muir In CSriiiitl 0ivrn,
A letter from Miss C. 6. Tonnant
Clary furnishes somo definite iufoima
tion concerning tho promised season of
grand operu in English in this city, an
nounced for next May. Miss Clary says
thut tho opern company, which will
como hero immediately after the Omaha
oporatic season, and thenco to tho other
citieB embraced in tho Western Opera
association, will include Madamo Mario
Tuvnry and Mies Carlotta Maconda,
primu donnu sopranos; Miss Helena, von
DoonhotT, primu donnu contralto; Mr.
Puyuo Clurk und Baron Bcrthold, first
tenors; Mr. Percy Averell and Mr. S.
Dudley, buritones; Mr. Conrad Bch.
rens, first busso. Tho compuny will
number forty people, in addition to the
orchostru, which will be under tho
direction of Professor Max Maretzek, of
Omaha, musical director for the as
sociation. There will also bo a largo
Will chorus, which will bo thoroughly
drilled by Mr. II. J. W. Seamark anil
Professor Marotzck. It Is purposed to
produce three dllTcront operas, to bo
chosen from tho following: "Faust,"
"Trovatoro," "Carmen," "Ernanl,"
"LUoln," "Travlata," "Ricoletto,"
"Martha," "Cavellerla Rusticana."
Tlio following young ladles will receive
cullers on New YearV day at the rest
deuce of the Misses Georgia and Pearl
Camp, llli) K street: Misses Ai'a
Heatou, lllancho Gartou, Pearl Camp,
Nella Cochran, Grace Huntslnger,
Georgia Camp, Maud Rathburii, Agnes
Sewall, Helen Gregory, Stella Curtice,
May Moore, Emma Sherwood and Lena
Deweese; receiving from .1 to 8 p. m,
MIhh Alice Hurler and Mr. Will II.
Howiuan, of Beatrice, wero united in
marriage Wednesday evening, at
Heatiice. The bride lsqiiito well known
in tliis city, having visited here fre
quently. Mr. and Mrs. Reziu Welch
and Mr. and Mrs. ,1.11. Bigger, of this
city attended the wedding.
Mr. Tom Wing, who has been con
uected with tlio construction depart
ment of the B. & M. railway company
since last spring, was home for a few
days this week. Mr. Wing's head
quartern are now at Spearflsh.
Skuting has become a very popular
sport among society people. There
were a great many informal skating
parties this week at Lincoln Park mid
Honorable Church Howe who has
been at tho Lincoln hotel several weeks,
following a dangerous surgical opera
tion, lias returned to Howe Neb.
Mr. W. li. Biirllngim and family have
transferred theii allegiance from Omaha
to Lincoln, and aro now permanently
established in this city.
Miss Mabel Pratt, or Omaha, came to
Lincoln to attend the Pleasant Hour
party last night. She is the guest of
Miss Anno Funke.
MIssch Jeanette and Mary Underwood
and Miss Webster wero the guests of
Mit-H lira Kelley in Omaha this week.
Mrs. Burr Parker provided u bountiful
Christmas dinner for about seventy
Miss Anno Funke returned last Fri
day from a several week's visit in
Mr. und Mrs. W. M. Leonard enter
tallied a few friends Monday evening at
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Snow spent Christ
mas with their many friends in this city.
Tho Einpho club will give a phantom
party at the Lansing hall Monday night.
Miss Lylo Alexander, of Omaha, is
tlio guest of Mrs. S. II. Buruham.
Miss Henrietta Hawloy is spending
the holidays in Nobrasku City.
Miss Tukey, of Omaha, is in tho city,
the guest ot Miss Mao Burr.
Sorosis met Thursday afternoon of
Mr. C. E. Waito spent Christmus in
Mr. Elinor E. Honkle Is in Chicago.
W. R. Dennis Co.
II 37 O STREET.
Hatters, Furriers and Furnishers
MRS Xfi BE
1M fri m in
YOU MUST HAVK BTVMHH
OUR FALL STOCK OF
Aro not Excelled in ..
Style, Fit and Quality
AT MOST REASONABLE PRICEP.
SSrJust cull in und bco tliein."5fl
FISHEfl t WflRFEL
llOO O Street
t. C. RlRll'S BUMP T IE 811 111 PROGRESS!
READ! OUR BARGAINS READ!
ODDS AND HNDS OH THE GRUAT BANKRUPT STOCK.
Choice of mi immense lino ut
Choice of entire lot of Fancy
7c a yard.
Brund "Fruit of tlio Loom"
8c a yard.
10 yards to ono customer.
Slightly damaged, Slightly soiled,
Ladies' and Children's Woolen Mit
tens at 12, 10, 2.') and inc.
1 landkerchiefH Embroidered,
Ifie, 20c and 25c.
To Close Out.
Brocaded Silks, fancy weaves' run
ning from 5 to 20 yards in a piece, all go
at tho unheard of price,
Big drive. Never before offered at such
prices in tho history of the dry goods
An immense lino of Fine Satin. Our
Silks to advertise us fine novelties,
extra qualities, best goods. Worth up
H. R. KRUG & CO.
It-tlllr- Sole leuther, basket, ennvus covered, iron, lenthor und
-"--! crystal bound.
Valises Alligator and grain leather in beautiful designs and colors
-"!5s making useful and elegant presents.
TRM-trf-Gcl Ttnffifi Gladstones, cabin bags "und club bags with
-'-- -"-fc, useful and comploto toilot fittings.
13rk14- --s In seal, alligator, Morocco, Russia, pobble
l-OOKet liOOkS calf and lizard, beautifully trimmed with
gold and silver ornamonts.
Card On6fi Lottor and bill books, chutelalno bugs, shopping
- w.s bugs of ull kinds.
Ie111Vfci:fi:t.1.1 VolJllr ,lll(1 cutr, hundkorohiot, jewel und work boxes
in fancy colored leather.
Th -. .,.,.-.-. " manicuro sois, cigar casos, extension
AJresSSSllie: Cases "bcs, dress suit cases, writing
BVURYTIIIXG POK THAVEJUKS.
feiNGOieN Trunk Factory.
11S19 O HTUIJKT.
I4TH AND M STREETS, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
This is a very fino estubleshmont probubly bottor than unything of tho kind
in tho world. "
Capacity, 1,500 baths daily.
Artesian mineral water is used.
Separate accommodations aro provided for both soxes.
Holds about a quarter of u million gallons of Sea Green Salt Water
And is nearly 150 foot long, 20 feet wide and 2J to 0 feot deop.
Its clear as a crystul, too.
Thero aro bohio spring boards, trapozo und automatic needle bath in this 1
1lie 13 ed Rooms
Aro for transients who do not cure to leuvo the building after a bath
Putionts taking treatment use thoin also.
And many othor diseases can be CURED in tho Hot Suit Dopartmont
Now wo'ro coming down to business.
Marble walls, Mosaic Doors, rich Rugs, Carpots and Draperies
Great flro jilaces, eusy chubs und divans.
All sortB of baths aro givon. Tlioro is also a BARBER SHOP
Ludler' Hair Dressing Department, and oven a Municuro, Chiropodist unri
LunoheM A.x-g Served
And Turkish coilec- and lots of otlior things good to eat and drink
And tho hull hasn't boon told.
Special in Ladies' full regular inndo
2fi, .15 and K)e.
Extra good value
Full bleached Irish Linon Table Dam
ask, extra wide Special price
Regular prico G2c yard.
Ladies' Black Ribbed Vests, 2oc.
Ladies' Whito Morino Vests, .17c.
Children's Union Suits, 8LTj.
Ladies' and Children's Woo! Hose 2T)C.
Ladies' Black Cotton Hose, 7c pair.
Turkey red Table Damask, extra heavy.
Red and Whito all wool Flannel,
Good for Undorwcar.
Saxony Yarns ut "... .5c
Zophyrs, Bear Brand 2c
Best Dress Braids 2c
Best Needles 30
Stockinet Shields 5c
Curling Irons 2c
Fancy Braids worth up to 81.25, for
5, 10 and 25c
Silk Thread, in colors only 4c
Best Linen Thread 5c Bpool
Big Lino of Pockotbooks 15c each
Choice Robortson's stock of Fino
Buttons, crochet, peurl and
metul 5c dozen
Coat anil Vest Buttons lc dozen
Ladies' Ruches lccucli
vitiiutn, MiiWIYIUL; VUjni, UlC
In genuine seal, pebble calf, smooth cult und
grain leathor, from 81.00 to 80.00.
C. A. WIKICK, PROP.