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i028 F STREET
Expert Repairers and
Have your chairs recaned,
your furniture upholster
ed, umbrellas mended.'
We call for your '
goods and guar
329 So. 11th St., LINCOLN
BaM Phone, L, 1349. .
From St. Louis World's Fair
with a fine new line of new
Kods, Carpets, Huffs, Fancy
Dishes, World's Fair Souvenirs
and so on. Will be on sale all
233 North loth St.
I always have a number
for sale on good terms,
ranging in price from
$750.00 to $1,500.00
GEORGE W. HOLMES
I3 3. llthSt. Phono 1896-37
One of the best stocks
Xmas presents in the city
CALL IN AND EXAMINE
Cbas. W. TUming Jeweler
1311 O Street.
PHONE A 1509 BKLL. AUTO. 1291.
f The care taken
riif in the cultivation and tlie
f-l N method of practical steri-
b e it n ii
some enffee for nit Ihr family. Put up
in one pound air light tins onlv. -,e
cent buy a pnuml can of lull wiiph't,
rich nroina mid rit-licnte flavor. Ask
FOR SAI.K ONLY BY
The Corner Grocery Co.
Eleventh and Q Street.
There is no l&afch,
clock or article of
jewelry we cannot
rapatr . . . .
Clocks called for and delivered
C. A. TUCKER, Jeweler
Itt3 0 Street: MS1CSS,,5.
Grocery and Market
fancy Groceries, fresh Md Cured! Meats
. 1485 O RTKKKT
PHONK8 Auto 143rt, Hll I2.
Ordern Promptly Attend! to by Phone.
We Do Not
The following named business firms
arc unfriendly to organized labor and
have been placed upon the "untair
list." Watch the list carefully from.
week to week, as important change's
Union workiugmen and wo: kins
women and sympathizers with labor
have retused to purchase articles pro
duced by the following firms Labor
papers please note changes from
month to month and copy:
FOOD AND KINDRED PRODUCTS.
Bread. National Biscuit Company,
Chicago, 111. '
Cigars. Carl Upman of New Ycrk
city; Krebs, Wertheim & Schiller ot
New York city; The Henry Geovge
and Tom Moore.
flour. Washburn, Crosby, Milling
Co., Miueapolis, Minn.; Kelley Mul
ing Co., Kansas City. Mo.
Pipes Wm. Derauth & Co., New Yk.
Tobacco American and ConliUinial
Buttons Davenport Pearl Bui Ion com
pany, Davenport, la.; Kremei.tz &
Co., Newark, N. J.
Clothing N, Snellenberg & Co., Phil
adelphia, Pa.; Clothiers' Exchange,
Rochester. N. Y.; Strawbrigw A
Clothier. Philadelphia Pa.; Biauner
Bros., New York.
Corsets Chicago Corset company.
Hats J. B. Stetson company, Phila
delphia, Pa.; E. M. Knox company,
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Shirts and Collars United Shii and
Collar company, Troy, N. .: van
Zandt, Jacobs & Co., Troy, N. Y.;
duett, Peabody & Co., Troy, N. Y.;
James R. Kaiser, New York city.
Shoes. Wellman, Osborne & Co.,
Lynn, Mass.; Thomas, Taylor & Son,
Hudson, Mass.; Hamey Bros., Ljnn,
Suspenders. Russell Mfg. Co., Mid-
Textile Merrimac Mfg. Co. (printed
goods), Lowell, Mass.
Underwear. Oneita Knitting Mills,
Utica, N. Y.
Woolens. Hartford Carpet Co,
Thompsonville. Conn.; J. Ca;va &
b'on, Jacksonville, 111.
OUINTIXU AND PUBLICATIONS.
Bookbinders. Geo. M. Hill Co., Chi
Newspapers. Philadelphia Democrat,
Philadelphia, Pa.; Hudson, lvimber
ly & Co., printers of Kansas City,
Mo.; W. B. Conkey Co., publishers,
Hammond. lnd.; Gazette, Terra
Haute, Inu.; Times, Los Ang-des,
MACHINERY AND BUILDING.
General Hardware. Lan-lers, Fivry
Clark, Aetna company. New Britain,
Conn.; Davis Sewing Machine com
pany, Dayton Ohio; Computing
Scale company. Dayton, Ohio; Iver
Johnson Arms company, f itchburg,
.Mats.; Kelsey Furnace company, Sy
racuse, N. Y.; Brown & Sharpe.Tocl
company, Providence, R. L, John
Kusseil Cutlery company, l'urner's
.Kails, Mass.; Atlas Tack company,
Fairhaven, Mass.; Hohmann &
Maurer Manufacturing company,
Rochester. N. Y.; Henry DissLon &
Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
Iron and Steal. Illinois Iron and Boll1
company of Carpentersviile, 111.;
Carborundum company, Niagara
Falls. N. Y.; David Maydole Ham
mer Co., Norwich.' N. Y.; Singer
Sewing Machine Co., Elizabeth, N.
fcloves. Germer S'tove company, Erie,
Pa.; "Radiant Home" Stove, Ranges
and Hot Air Blast. Erie, Pa.
pany, b'ag Harbor.
Advertising Novelties. Novclt Advertising-
company, Coshocton, Ohio.
Telegraphy. Western Union Tele
WOOD AND FURNITURE.
Bags. Gulf Bag company, New Or
leans, La., branch Bemis Bros., St.
brooms and Dusters. The Lee Broom
and Duster company of Davenport,
la.; M. Goeller's Sons, Circleville,
China. Wicic China company, Kittan
Furniture. American Billiard Table
company, Cincinnati, Ohio; Biumby
Chair company. Marietta, Ga.; O.
Wisner Piano company, Liooulyn,
N. Y.; Krell Piano company, Cincin
nati, Ohio; N. Drucker & Co., Cin
cinnati, Ohio, trunks; St. Johns Ta
ble company, St. Johns, Mich.
Leather. Ktillman, Salz & Co., Ben
icia. Cal.; A. B. Patrick & Co., San
Francisco, Cal.; Columbus Buggy
and Harness company, Columbus, O.
Rubber. Kokomo Rubber company,
Kokomo, lnd.; B. F. Goodrich Rub
ber company, Akron, Ohio; Diamond
Rubber, company, Akron, Ohio.
Pens. L. E. Waterman & Co., New
Paper Boxes. E. N. Rowell & Co.,
Batavia, N. Y.
Paper. Remington-Martin Paper Co.,
Norfolk, N. Y.
Typewriters. Underwood Typewriter
company, Hai tford. Conn.
Watches. Keystone Watch Case com
pany of Philadelphia, Pa.; Crescent
Cgurvoiseer Wilcox company; Jos.
Fahy, Brooklyn Watch Case com-
D. M. Parry, Indianapolis, lnd.
Old Gentleman "Tell me, my friend,
why you are so ugly to passengers."
Brutal Conductor "So they'll hate
th' street car company wot employs
"N-o, not exactly."
"Why, when they hate the company,
they'll just laugh to theirselves when
they see me cheatin' th' company by
not ringin' up fares. See?"
Twenty years after a girl would't
marry a man he feels like apologizing
to his grandmother about it.
If everybody came early to avoid
the rush they wouldn't be any better
What, is regarded an affair of the
heart is often merely the result of a
BY ARY gEVEREUX
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BV DON C. WILSON
COyyrjgM; ?03, 6y UHtie. &stm, arx Company)
After the death of Laro a new and
somewhat better order of things', pre
vailed among the so-called "Pirates of
Now under the direct leadership of
Lafitte alone, and with better oppor
tunities for knowing his chivalrous na
ture, the larger body of them followed
unquestioningly his more merciful, and
less lawless practices; and not a few
of the men actually relished the
changed conditions in which , they
found themselves. ' , ,
Garonne, whdt.had been given aives
sel of his own";? had gathered to him
self the jnost nmregencrate of Laro's
followers, and entered upon a career
in which he observed the same meth
ods as his former commander, with
the result that he was finally brought
to execution, together with most of
his crew, in a South American port.
Life at the Ursulinc convent was,
for many months, a burden to Lazalie,
and her whims and caprices made it
but little less so to the mother su
perior and nuns. But they, with a
lively remembrance of many generous
favors from Lafitte, felt that 'ihey
must bear patently with the charge;
he had left in their keeping.
La Roche, as her banker and man
of business, came often to see his
fair client, and ended by falling in
love with her a fact he was wise
enough to keep to himself. And. later
on, he obtained Lafitte's consent to
her removal from the convent and
taking a bouse of her own, where,
with Ma.jtm Brigida and a retinue of
slaves, the high-strung beauty seemed
When the summer of 1812 had
brought the Cazeneau household to
their Barataria home, there befell
something which struck Lafitte with
a new despair, and took from him all
hope of ever being asked to reader
little Roselle the smallest service,
Her "Captain Jean." was none otter
even shsuli' the occasion or necessity
Her childish trust in him became de
stroyed; he saw her shrink from him
in terror and abhorrence. And this
awakened in him the knowledge that
the as be supposed paternal love he
had been cherishing for the child of
her who had always been his ideal, was
not the affection of a father for his
daughter, but the love of a man for
The bitterest potion he had ever
swallowed was now working in his
veins. Yet no one would have sus
pected this, as he went his way, and
for a time .with greater recklessness
than before, although the rumor men
tioned by Pierre had now become a
fact, inasmuch as the governor of I-ou-isiana
had issued a proclamation offer
ing a reward for Lafitte's apprehen
sion. This had come about by reason of a
melee in the bayou Lafourche, and
which proved to be the chip which
kindled to a blaze the long-smouldering
fire of wrath against the Bara
tarians. When the information was brought
to Lafitte, accompanied b3" a copy of
the proclamation, he had, without de
lay, taken a pinnace and set out for
the extreme southerly side of Grande
Terre, upon which was the Count de
At the sound of Lafitte's feet upon
thei steps, a woman's weazened face,
wrinkled and scowling, its coffee-hue
contrasting with wisps of gray, wiry
wool showing from beneath a bright
colored bandanna, was projected from
one- of the numerous doors opening
from the hallway into various rooms
in the two wings of the building.
It was apparent that she recognized
the visitor, fer she came out into the
hall and, despite her age, advanced
briskly toward him.
"Ah, Zeney, there you are, looking
as young as ever," was his smilingly
"Always you say words. Captain
Jean, that please, even when one
knows they are not true."
Lafitte laughed lightly.
"Is your young mistress wtfi?" he
"Yes. she is well," Zeney answered,
in a tone implying that more might be
"Is she quite happy, Zeney?"
"Happy? How could a wild bird be
happy in a cage, even if its bars were
made of gold?"
She was about to continue, but La
fitte, as if not caring to pursue the
subject, askedj."Is your master here?"
Zeney nodded, and pointed to a
closed door near them, "He is in there,
Lafitte, turning from her, knocked
at the door, and De Cazenea'u's voice
answered, "Entrez." -!
This the former did, leaving the
Nato, now a tall, wiry lad of six
teen, and . devoted,- body and soul, to
his master,, was the only one to ac
company him to Grande Terre. He
had seated himself upon the steps,
but too far away-' to catch tho con
versation between Lafitte and Zeney,
even had they spoken in a language
y ' -
But he watched t,hem with curious
eyes, having often heard of Zeney:
and her Reputed powers served to
make herLan object of awe and aver
sion to him. as to most of his class.
It was, therefore, with a sigh of re
lief that he saw her disappear, after
his masted hr.d gone inside.
He remained sitting on the steps,
his chin supported by two yellow
palms, while a group of young negroes
who had drawn near to gape curiously
at him, after the manner of their kind,"
proceeded to converse in a way evi
dently intended to attract his atten
tion. Instinct, rather than any sound,
made Nato realize that a presence was
near him; and glancing over his shoul
der, he saw a girlish, white-clad form
standing in the doorway through
which Lafitte had passed p. few min
utes before. Presently he saw one of
her little hands go to her side,, as if
she had been startled, or was experii
eucing some strong emotion; ami she
than Lafitte, the terrible pirate!
stood 'with bended head, as if listen
Nato was still staring at the girl
when she started impetuously, and
went hurriedly down the hallway.
Led by curiosity, the boy jumped to
his feet, and saw her descend the
steps' of the. back gallery, and go
swiftly into the -woods, which seemed
to swallow up the snowy form and
glittering hair sn-allow them so sud
denly as to leave in the boy's supersti
tious mind an uncomfortable sugges
tion that she was not real flesh and
blood, but a "sperit," or perhaps a
second voudoo priestess.
Within the room, near whose open
door the girl had stood, Lafitte and
De Cazeneau were having a serious
conversation. . .
Following the custom of the time,
De Cazeneau had reached out to ring
a bell for refreshments, when Lafitte,
with an. expressive gesture, 'stayed his
hand. t . .
"iol .M'sieur le Comte. I can tarry
but a very short time only long
enough to impart the very important
intelligence I , came to bring you."
And he held out a paper he had
drawn from his pocket.
The count, having put on his
glasses, took the document; and his
wavering hands made the blue paper
quiver as if his own startled pulse
beats had stolen into it while he read
the contents .aloud. r
"Whereas the. nefarious practice of
running in contraband goods, which
has hitherto prevailed in different
parts of the state, to the great injury
of the fair trader, and the diminution
of the revenue of the United States,
has of late much increased; and,
whereas it has been officially known
to me that, on the 14th of last month,
a quantity of smuggled goods, seized
by Walter Gilbert, an officer of the
revenue of the United States, were
forcibly taken from him in open day,
at no great distance from the city of
New Orleans, by a party of armed
men, under the orders of a certain
Jean Lafitte, who fired upon and griev
ously wounded one of the assistants of
the said Walter Gilbert:
"I have thought proper to issue this,
my proclamation; and I do solemnly
caution all and singular citizens of
this state against giving any kind of
succor, support or countenance to the
said Jean Lafitte and associates, bul
do call upon them to be aiding and
abetting in arresting him and said as
sociates, and all others in like manne
offending; and I do furthermore, in
the name of the state, offer a reward
of five hundred dollars, which will be
paid out of the treasury to any person
delivering the said Jean Lafitte to tho
sheriff of the parish of Orleans, or to
any other sheriff in the state, so that
the said Jean Lafitte may be brought
The Island Rose had heard the
greater part of the document read in i
her grandfather's voice, low, to be sure,
but with a clear enunciation which
made each syllable as distinct as
though she had been the reader in-:
stead of a listener. And when he
ended, she heard the voice of him
heretofore known to her as "Captain
Jean." and its tone was one of banter.
"Well, M'sieur le Count, will you be
the one to claim this five hundred dol
lars, and do your governor and: state
a brilliant service by delivering to
them this body of mine."
Then eame her grandfather's stern
ly, cold reply:
."What., have I. ever done, .Captain
Jean Lafitte, that should lead you to
suppose I would stoop to traffic in the
blood of my associates?" ,
It was this that made, the small
hand go fluttering toward the girl's
frightened heart. It was the revela
tion that her "Captain Jean" was none
other than Lafitte, the terrible pirate,
of wm she had heard such dreadful
tales! He was the freebooter, smug
gler and outlaw the leader of that
fearful band of men sho had shud
dered to hear the slaves mention!
And not only was her grandfather cog
nizant of this, but he was this man's
abettor his associate and friend! '
Her brain in a whirl, her heart terri
fied by dread of an ur.definable terror,
she fled from the house, and into the
woods, wandering on, scarcely know
ing r caring where, until her steps
were arrested by the matted thicket
into which she had penetrated with
Now- all was revealed to her. Sjie
mar. whom of all others she trusted
in this new, strange, and fettered
world into which she had been brought
from the peaceful island home, where
life hati been happy, and free from
fear he was the notorious Lafitte,
the "Pirate of tho Gulf," who scuttled
ships, who murdered men and women,
and whose hands were red with blood,
shed that he might plunder his vie
(To be continued.)
GREAT AUTHOR AT PLAY.
Interesting Reminiscences of One Who
Mrs. Sedgwick, in "A Ghi of Six
teen at Brook Farm," gives a little
sketch of Hawthorne which shows him
in a pleasant and merry light, although
in general, she acknowledges, the
great author was silent, almost tacit
urn. One day she was learning verses
to recite at the evening class formed
by Charles A. Dana, when, seeing
Hawthorne sitting immovable and sol
itary on the sofa, she daringly thrust
the book in his hands.
"Will you hear me say my poetry,
Mr. Hawthorne?" I said.
He gave me a sidelong glance from
his very shy eyes, took the book and
most kindly heard me. After that he
was on the sofa every week to hear
One evening he was alone in tho
hall, sitting on a chair at the farther
end, when my roommate and I were
going upstairs. She whispered to me:
"Let's throw; a sofa pillow at Mr.
Reaching over the banisters, we
each took a pillow and threw it.
Quick as a flash he put out his hand
seized a broom that was hanging near
him, warded off our cushions and
threw them back with sure aim. . As
fast as w-e could throw them ho re
turned them with effect, hitting us
every time, while we could only hit
the broom. He must have been very
quick in his movements.
Through it all not a word was spok
en. We laughed and laughed, and his
eyes shone and twinkled like stars,
until we went off to bed vanquished.
Suddenly the man fell. He was a
dignified person, but as he reached a
sleety corner his feet, set down with
precision, failed to stay set. They
ftew so high, apd the result .was so
abrupt, that as the man hit the walk
in sitting posture observers expected
to see a spine protrude from the top
of his hat.
Two youths had seen the episode.
One was a bad youth, and unwise.
He laughed. The other was a good
vouth, who knew a thing or two. He
hastened to pick up the fallen man.
"Thank you," said the man. "I am
a childless millionaire, looking for an
heir. You're it. Meantime take this
roll and blow yourself. Only one con
dition is attached. Don't spend a cent
oh that laughing jackass wTho is with
Handing over a $10,000 bundle, and
giving his hotel address, the man went
The moral of this is so obvious that
the reader unable to discern it isn't
worth bothering about, Washington
City editor You got Mrs. Gassa
way's speech to the Woman's Rights
club, didn't you? What did she say?
Reporter Oh, nothing worth print
City editor Why, she spoke for
more than an hour.
Reporter I know, but what she said
was quite sensible. Philadelphh?
Few T,-omen are wise enough to ren
der one little word sufficient.
We don't want to carry
over any of our winter
stock . We'd rather sacri
fice ih prices, so wrve
hammered them down to
the bottom prices.
Men's suits and overcoats
from $7.50 to $10, worth from
$12 to $18.00.
Boys' suits and overcoats,
from $4.00 to $7.00, vertV
from: $6.00 to $12.00. ;
..;.-:' ' . - ' -
Winter underwear at half
price. Best values for tfcc
money in the city. r ; ;; -
Men's caps 25c to 50c, worth
from 50c to $1.25.
Coys' caps, good ones at SOc
and up to ? 35c, worth three ,
times the money.
Mitts and gloves from lie
to 75c, worth twice the mcney.
We try to win your trade,
by deserving it.
Teamsters' Union Enjoy a Banquet anc
Have a Good Time.
The Teamsters' Union of Nelii-jia1
City held its annual meeting one iiy
last week, and elected the following 1 '
fiocrs for the ensuing year.
President J. W. Conklln.
Vice-President S. E. Crouse.
Secretary and Treasurer Volny Scen.
Rec. Secretary Al. Dixon.
Warden Chas. .Thomas. ''
Conductor Clem Conklln.
Delegates F. Thrall, Frank OhnroHCht
and T. Blevins. ..
After the election the teamsters liaii a
banquet that held them to the takl- "
until long after1 midnight.
Nebraska City is Paul Morton's . p.
Paul is "ferninst" all unions. He wjjs
down. , there . during the packing ,"how?'e-
strike a few months ago. and-'WJtCn
happened to see a "Union Teamster''
card in a livery stable office it mfirte.
him so mad he tore it from- the. wallH.
But they Irave ' som pre'fty 'staunch union
teamsters down tha.t way, and .one v?
them happened to see Mr. Morton in Ihe
act. Then the teamster was mad. lif
doubled up a pair of fists as hit; an
country hams, spat three times on the .
ground and then politefy requested 3V1.
Morton to "put it ' hack." Mr. .Morten
glanced at the pair of fists, caught a
gleam of the teamster's eyes arid put it
back. He restored the card to its -place
on the wall, muttered an apology nnO
sneaked. We'd hate to be responplhte-
for what Paul . said to himself as Jw,'
hiked 'away , from, that dangerous vicJn
ity. ' . . .. . ' ".
If money matters keep the gait tfeat
it has struck in Polk it won't be long
before any one who wants to iep :t
their shekels in the bank they wi'tf
have to pay for the privilege. I'Ailk;
county has six banks. All of them pirt
in a bid for the depositing Of Jbe
county money and offered 2 per fymt
interest annually, and the county .cni
missioners has ordered the treaswtr
to deposit with each of them ai fil
ing to their capital stock. r,,
The Presbyterian s' cohgrelpatnT it
Auburn has decided' to erect a" new
church edifice this spring. An active
canvass is now leing made to raise the
required amount -of money, 910,000, to
build a modern church. Hie ' iio.v
church is to be built on the present site
of the old one which was one of the
first church buildings built in Auburn "
and is now badly out of repair. It is
expected that work on the new edifh s .'
will begin as soon as the weather wil
permit in the spring.
The Baptists of Silver Creek tc-wn-ship
near Tekamah dedicated their net
church edifice which is located about
four 'miles -from Tekairi&hf- Tfte-bblW-ing
is frame, of modern design and hii:
cost in the neighborhood of $2,000 and
was dedicated fully paid for. At the
opening of the service there was a de ficiency
of $359. Of this the state Bap
tist association agreed to pay $200 i'Tt!
viding the balance was raised bei'oe
dedication. The amount was quithVy
raised in the congregation. Rev. Ct t k
will be pastor of this new church.
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