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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 10, 1894)
What docs the grcnt Amcricun
public rend? That it docs read
is beyond the shadow of a doubt.
That it roads something besides
the newspapers and magazines
is equally true. To be sure the
blanket editors of the daily
papers furnish almost the entire
mental food of a large class of
busy readers, supplemented in
many cases by a hasty pcrusul
of the monthly magazines and
reviews, but it is not to these we
' should look in attempting to
determine how much and what
fiction is read. They may have
the taste but not the time, while
no doubt some of them have
neither. There is a class, how
ever, and a large one, that reads
English and American novels,
and it is curious to note the sum
of their individual tastes. The
last Forum contains some very
interesting figures compiled
from reports received from vari
ous public libraries throughout
the country, showing the relative
demand for a number of well
known books. "David Copper
afield" heads the list, followed
by such familiar titles as "The
Starlet Letter," "Ivanhoe,"
"Ben-Hur," "Les Miscrables,"
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" and
"Adam Bede." This table is
something of a novelty, and al
though it cannot be taken as a
final summary, vet it servos to
give an idea of what is demanded
by a large and intelligent and
constantly increasing class of
readers, those who make use of
the public libraries. It would
seem to indicate that they recog
nize literary worth and have a
desire to read what is good.
Throughout the entire list given
there are comparatively few
which are not considered well
worth reading, and there is
scarce an American novelist of
any note who is not represented
by one or more books. Several
German, a few French, and a
number of English novels are
included in the list, most notice
able among the latter of course
being the works of George
Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, Dickens,
.Thackeray, and the more recent
productions of Wm. Black,
James Barrie, Stevenson and
Besant. Thomas Hardy is not
Represented, but it is safe to pre
dict that a list a few years hence
would include at least "Tess of
D'Urberville." It is a satisfac
tion at any rate to know that in
the rush of recent fiction, some
of which is gCud, some bad, and
a great deal indifferent, the old
standards are more than holding
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1010 V ST.
SULPHO-SALINE BATH HOUSE,
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HVHtoin of treatment booh rcsultH In relief to
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All Sorts of Baths are i Ivcn Including a
great swimming pool MxliM) loot, and U'.j toll
t'oi t (loop.
There are Hiring Hoards, Hliowcr and
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DRS. M. H. & J. 0. EVERETT,
Mill mid M Htrcots. UNCOIjN, NKII.
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BEWARE OF IMITATIONS, and olwrvo
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Ww miANCH wr, wcmmondVihginin
Fine foot form
Usual Courtices Extended to Studeuts.
J. H. EVANS, Trcst. nnd Trens.
327, 329, 331 N.
- ' : Home-Made Bread
Tlio LurKUHl nud Finest Assort iiient of Candles
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Bros Iii? Cupar
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HATTERS, FURRIERS, FURNISHERS.
BAKERS' CLOTHING HOUSE
Complete Line of Furnishing Goods, Trunks and Yalises.
Suits made to order In Custom Depart mont. Entire satisfaction Kiinruntood.
Corner P and Tenth St8.
INCOLN, - NEBRASKA.
and General Merchandise
Xw Ih Yonv Opportunity
to pavo inonoy on
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Wliolias Just received n nice lino or Clocks,
WateliPH. Jewelry, Olainoiids. Sllvorwnre, eto.
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Glasses Carefiillv Adjustod.
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C. C. QU1GGLE, Secy, nnd Mgr.
Cleaning and T A TT fT5
Repnlring. A ".AJ-VAV
Special Inducements to Students.
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City rnssenger Agent,
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