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they know you were making a dress? Grace r.ny mysclfhavc
not let a single person sec ours. We have them both finished
and were just waiting for you to come and then we were all
going down town to get some ribbon to put around the neck
and then everything would have bee 1 ready. But now you
have lost your dress and the boys have caught on to our
scheme. O pshaw! It's too bad."
While Lulu was speaking Mattic's anger gave place to gen
uine disappointment. Her ingenious mind sought in vain for
some expedient. But no bright ray of hope pierced the dark
disappointment that cast its gloom over her. It was now
Thursday afternoon and Friday was to be the happy evening.
It was impossible for her to make auothcr dress before that
time. Grace who had stood absorbed in thought for some
time, suddenly brightened up and said, "I have it. You must
go immediately and buy another piece of calico and bring it
to our room. We will skip recitations.tomorrow and help you
"Yes do. It is the only hope, and I'll wager my new spring
bonnet that no boy shall come into this room until after Fri
day evening. If they do they will get a warm reception,"
said Lulu, casting a side glance at the picture on the mirro
shelf. Mattie left and soon returned with another piece Of
calico. The next morning the girls were at work bright and
early. But as the day advanced their hope began to fail.
Girls must talk. They kept up an incessant chatter that did
much to hinder the completion of the drcss.lt is now half past
six and the dress was not nearly done. At last Grace looked
up wearily and said, "Girls, I do believe we will have to
give it up. We ought to be getting ready now and the sleeves
are not yet sewed in."
Lulu bit her lip in deterw ination and begun to sew more
vigorously than ever. Mattie, prompted by a noble impulse,
threw down her work and said, "Yes, wc must cive it up. I
is all the fault of those miserable boys. You must go.
stay at home. But, continued she, If I ever catch that
Just then the door bell rang. Grace sprang up, went out o .
the room into the hall and called out "Come in." The tall
student with a bundle under his arm opened the outer door
and came bounding up the stairs. Grace smiled in her usual
sweet manner and they began talking. The other two girls
became curious and Mattie stuck her head out of the door to
see who the new visitor was. The tall student was standing
on the upper step. When Mattie looked out lie gave a sud
den start, lost his balance and fell headlong to the bottom of
the stairs. Grace, with a cry of horror, started after him.
The noise brought out the other two girls. The three soon
assisted the tall student to rise.
Lulu and Mattie now spied the bundle, which in the fall had
burst open. With a cry of joy they sprang to sie.:e it. It was
the stolen dress. With eyes flashing fire Mattie turned to
wards the tall student. But he had disappeared, fully con
vinced that absence was his only salvation. His bruised head
pained him less than the loss of the dress.
The girls were not long in getting ready and filed into the
society hall fifteen minutes late with heads in the air and a
look of triumph on their faces.
Clothing for every body at Ed. Cerl & Co's.
The best maple sugar taffy at Mawcs. Try it.
Caps& hats at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
Best shoes for only $3.00 at Webster and Briscoe's.
J. and D. Newman, 1027 O Street. Oldest Dry Good?
House' in the city.
Go to Ewing's for sealskin caps.
Attend the Lincoln Business College.
Go to Kelly's for fine work in photography.
Cadet suits, gloves and caps at Ewing's.
Full line of silk mufflers and nobby silk handkerchiefs at
You will always find Kelly on hand to do good work.
If you want any fine printing or bookbinding call on Will
0'Shea,cor 9th and O. P. O. box 392. For evidence of his
skill he refers with pride to work done for Profs Bennett and
Bcsscy and other members of the faculty.
Goto Poehlcr for ice cream, cakes and confectionery.
H. W. Brown keeps a full assortment of student's books.
Go to Hayden's for Pictures and "have them fin
ished up with the new cnamcllcr, the latest thing in the pho
tographic line. 1214 O St.
Mrs. A. Stuart, 22i, O street, fruits, confetioncry, cigars.e
You can find Jas. II. Hooper at the University. Give him
your number and he will call for your laundrying.
If you want to get solid with your girl take her some of
Mawe's taffy. Yum! Yum!!
Manley has the cream of the candy trade.
Call on Edddd. Cerf & Cooo.
Go to the Howard House for day board. Best dollar a day
house in the city. You will receive prompt attention and also
warm meals here.
Bargains at T Ewings in winter goods,
Don't fail to see
Goto Wcbslcr & Briscoe. 1043 O street , for the best $3.00
For good, clean meals try the Parlor Dining Hall, 137 N.
1 2th Street.
Choice fruits, confectionery and lunch all the ye ar round a
Bedson's, 1119 O St.
Kelly always docs well by the students. Give him a
In New York go to Delmonico's, but in Lincoln go to Bed
son's for oysters in every style. Always ready to wait on
Wc announce with pleasure that Will O'Shea, an old Uni
vcrsity boy is now proprietor of a first class printing office cor
2th and O streets, in connection with his father, the popular
Special prices to students at T. Ewing & Co's.
The Wyoming coals have for years been regarded as the
best and cleanest fuel for domestic consumption. Sold by R.
II. Oakley, N. W. cor nth and O. Telephone 66.
Jas. II. Hooper is a fellow student and will do your laun
drying as neat as the neatest.
K. II. Oakley is sole agent for Wyoming coals. When in
want of choice and clean hard or soft coal give him a call. N.
W. cor nth and O. Telephone 66.
We all like oysters, of course, and are interested in finding
lie best oyster parlor. Poehlcrs just suits us.
W. R. Dennis has the largest stock of men's fine hats and
furnish inn goods. Inspection solicited.
Go to R. H. Oakley for coal.
For gloves, seal and Scotch caps see W. R. Dennis.
Webster & Briscoe keep the best stock of boots and
Manley keeps a full line of confectionery goods, give him a
W. R. Dennis should be your hatter and furnisher.
Students will receive best of attention at Manley's.
Stetson and Dunlap hats at W. R. Dennis' under Opera
House. - ,
Go to Ed. Cerf & Co. for furnishing goods.
The latest styles in hats at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
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