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    14 _ _ THE OMAHA DAILY BEJ4 : SUNDAY , DECEMBER 4 , 1887.-SIXTEEN PAGES.
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This Means
A Great Deal
to You ,
IT MEANS
That We Have
EIGHT LINES OF
IN
Browns , Blues , Blacks am
Grays ,
Lined With Lasting , Serge Flan
nel and Satin ,
These are very fine Tailor-math
equal to best Custom-make
and
SAVES YOU
Fr
On a Goat ,
We have .these in all size :
If you want a First Clas
Coat ,
COME AND SEE US
1311 Farnam St ,
nrvtin it t Tni itnvt t T Titian
SOME MATRIMONIAL TALES'
The Mothor-ln-Law in Ronl Life
Marringo Superstition.
MISS HOOKER'S ROMANCE-
He Intended t < Mnrry Her PorRot HlH
AVed < lliiK Day An Tiitlliin llrlclc
An AliHi'tttOIImlrit Groom.
Curlcnis TalcH.
ThcMolher-ln-lmw In Itcnl li\fc \ ,
limit/in ( 'iiirfr.
Who was It , when I wed my wife ,
Wished mo u IOHK nml happy life ,
from trouble frcu , imvexed by strlfcl
My mothur-ln-luw.
Wlio was It taught my wife to bnko
A loaf of bread or finicy cnko
And npputlrltiK dishes imiketl
My mother-iu-lnw.
Who pnvo us rounscl when we wont
HoUM'kuupIng , money freely spent
On things for use imd ornament !
My inother-in-liiw.
Who tmiRht my wife to tuko delight
In making all around her bright ,
And meet me with a Hindu at nightl
My mother-in-law.
Who was it when my wife was ill
Hcntowed upon her care and skill ,
iVml saved to mo a nurse's bill !
My niothrr-lii'luw.
Who when my little ones prepared
Kiirh mom for school , who for them cared ,
And all their little sorrows shaiedj
My mother-in-law.
Who wat , it , when their praycis was said ,
Ho imugly tucked them Into bed ,
And , till they slept , beside them stayed I
My mother-in-luw.
Who of my clothing then took caiei
Who overlooked my underwear
And kept each KIII ment in i epalrl
My mother-in-law.
Who comes the 111 st to soothe iiij' woes !
Who loves my friends and hatis my foesl
Who buys my children lots of clothes !
My mother-in-law.
Who oft to mo her aid has lent
To buy the coal and pay the lentl
Who'd gladly see mo pipsidentl
My mother-in-law.
A loving grandmother is she ,
A generous fi lend she's been to mo ,
Foieverhonoied let her lie.
My mother-in-law.
Ktipci'htltloiiH Aliout
rim-ago Tribune : Three young bo-
cicty ladies \vho o weddings hail been
aimounet'd to taK'o place recently , were
obliged to liiivo tbo proposed ceremony
indefinitely postponed , on account of
their illness. It ii no wonder that
many you up ladies become ill an the
'
great day for them draws near. us the
amount of work they hnvo to do in
lirciwving for the event is enough to
wear them out entirely. The worry
and bother of dres-hinakinir and eons-taut
hliopping and the ineidential excite
ment might well jirostrato a delicat"
bride. Just think of the drewjOb the
younpoinon of moderate ideas genor-
ully blurt oil with. Of course , there's
the wedding go'vn. upon \Vhieh an end
of work ih expended , then the traveling
frock of the tour , and , say four morning
drebsen , with a like number of tei-
gowns uiid reception toilets , then hoiisc-
dres u * and tailor mudo walking suits ,
with one slightly more elaborate for
Huuuiiil occabions. This is only a part of
the outfit , for undergarments , house
hold linen , aild the thousand and one
etceteras must bo prepared.
As the fall is the rushing ' eabon in
the marriage mart , it is well to recall
OIKS or two interesting superstitions
that were religiously noted in the time
of our grandmothers. In the first place ,
according to an ancient and reliable
chronicle , there are thirty-two days in
the year that are especially unlucky for
marriages and journeys. They are as
follows : January 1 , 2 , 4 , r , , 7 , 10 and 15 ;
February ( ! , 7 and 18 ; March 1,0 and 8 ;
April ( i and 11 ; Mayo , 0 and 7 ; June 7
and 15 ; July 5 and 10 ; August 15 and 19 ;
September (1 ( and 7 ; October 7 ; Novem
ber 15 and li ( ; and December 15 , Hi and
17. Everybody knows that Friday is-
the most 'unlucky day for a wedding ,
while Wednesday and Thurfcday are the
luckiest. Our grandmothers believed
that it was a. most unfortunate thing if
the bride , after finishing her toilet and
leaving her looking glass , should turn
around again for : i last glnueo at her
self. It was also bad for her to see the
man she was about to marry after dress
ing tind before the time had come foi
the ceremony.
Hooker's Homnncc.
Chicago Tribune : Among the vie'
tims of the great Chicago lire in 1871
was a gentleman by the name of Hooker
He was a a wealthy merchant at the
time , but , like many otherb of his class ,
wab utterly ruined by the great fire. Af
ter this calamity the family was feup
ported by keeping boarders. Three 01
four years ago there came into the fnnv
ily to board two handsome youiif
Swedes , polished , well educated , am'
apparently the possessors of money , on <
called Swen and the other Olaf. Mr
Hooker's family is American. Tha
makes no ditTorence. The Swedish vis
itors were well pleased with their board
ing house , and the reason for the gen
nine satisfaction they displayed eve
the matter will bo better realized wlioi
it is told how they were both singli
gentlemen , and how in the Hooke
household there was at least one unmar
ricd daughter , a fresh , pretty , vivaciou
young lady , > yho flitted about the hall
and parlors like an angel , occabionall ;
pausing to illuminate some dark corne
with her bright smile.
That bright smile it was that huuntei
one of the the atTablo young Swedes-
young Olaf. The Swedish gontlcmci
in the meantime did not seem to care ti
engage in any regular business occupa
lion. They gave it out that they Inn
come to America , to study the manner *
customs , and language of the country
in the latter pursuit they wore assistei
greatly by the Hookers , and esneciall
by that daughto.- the household , An
nolle , who , by her careful attention l <
Olaf particularly , had him in a fo\ \
months so that ho could speak Unite' '
States like a native.
Of course there could ho only one sr
quel to all this mutuality of feeling , thi
kindly regard. lt\\as announced thn
Annette ami Olaf were engaged , and i
the early fall of 1585 the twain wer
made one. Their wedding trip include *
a visit to Lake Minnetonka , where the
staid two weeks enjoying llieir honoj
moon. From Minnetonka they ro tunic
to Chicago , and bidding an atTcclionat
farewell to the old folks bet out for Olaf
native land , where Olaf had propose
they should spend the remainder of Ihei
ilajs. After u brief stay in Londoi
they sped across to C'hristiania. Muc
lo her surprise Iho bride found a
elegant equipage fitted out wit
liveried driver and with footma
awaiting them at the steamship docl
and she hoard her husband gi\o bom
directions to the coachman by wluc
she inferred that the equipage was h !
own. She asked no questions. Th
pair were driven through the city int
an aristocratic suburb , ornamented wit
the line residences of wealthy peon !
and with the grounds and palaces of tli
nobility. When the most oxtei
hive and most magnigcent of all tli
palaces was reached the coachma
wheeled hi steeds in upon the ground
" Now , " .said Ohuf , "wo will alight ;
* untyou to come , in und look over th
palnco . and sco how the great of the
land live. ' ' Annette pared with ( two
upon the noble pile. At first she exhib
ited HhyncsH ut the thought of going in
and meeting the great people. Hut her
husband finally induced her to take a
walk through its halls. When they
came out ho asked her what she thought
of it. The young bride expressed her
admiration for what was really the
finest iialaeo in the vicinity of the great
city of Christiana. Ho listened to the
rapturous compliments that poured
from her lips.
"Annette. " he said slowly , "this is
your future home. ' ' It was afterwards
explained to her that her husband was
the son of a nobleman with a fortune of
$1U.OX,000. ( )
Olaf and his bride are now living
happily together in the great palace in
the suburbs of Christiana.
Jlo Intruded to Mnrry Her.
Kast Iladdam , Conn. , Corespondenco
Now York World : Hurt A. Ray ,
wealthy collln-trimming manufacturer
of this place , is the defendant in a
$15,000 breach of promise suit instituted
by the father of a society belle of
Isiuntie , to whom Mr. Kay had been
assiduously paying his attentions for the
past two or three years. Although a
sheriff is said to have made an attach
ment for the above sum on Mr. Hay's
mill , an attempt has been made to keep
the affair as secrctas possible , and even
the busiest gossip in town is unable lo
loll Iho name of Iho lady concerned.
The ease , however , will come to trial at
Middlotown next month.
Mr. Hay , who isa very handsome
young manbegan to ignore the beauties
of Hast Hnddam about three years ago
and turned his attention towards this
young Niantic lady. After months had
passed the gossips had it that the gentle
man had proposed and had been ac
cepted. Still no marriage announce
ment was made , which caused some
little talk. The pair were seen together
'n October. Shortly after , iyt itu
aid , the young lady's father sent
otter to Mr. Hay , commanding him
o "marry my darter or I'll .sue e. " '
Sir. Hay was astonished , because it was
lust what he had been intending to do ,
nit ho resented the insult , lie re-
eived a letter from hisalllanced which ,
bough full of love , did not refer to Iho
ild man's letter. Hardly a day has
' '
: > asscd after the young' lady's 'letter
Jnmo when into Mr. Hay's olllcor
niirchcd Sheritl Cone with the papers
nthe suit.
A reporter for Ihe Hartford Telegram
aw Mr. Kay about the matter. Said the
defendant in the suil :
"The simple facts of the case are
heso : 1 have been engaged for some
hue to a certain young lady living in
Niantic ; I have never said I would not
narry her , but her impetuous father
ms now instituted a breach of promise
buil against mo for $15,000. It looks
very much as though my prospective
'ather-in-law is working a gigantic
jlackmailing scheme and wants to live
n allluonee for Iho rest of his life. ' '
'Then I suppo-o you will marry the
' / " queried Iho reporter.
"It looks very likely under Iho cxist-
ng circumstances , " \\astjie reply.
"But what do you intend lo do about
tV"I
"I will appear in the court at Middle-
own and fight it put. This breach of
iromibo suit is a big surprise to me , for
I intended to marry the ioung lady.1
Forgot His Wedding Day.
Newark , N. .7. , Correspondence St.
LouisGlobe-Doinoeiat : When the 7lj : (
rain from New York , on the Delaware ,
Liickawanna & Western railroad , came
"nto the Mont Clair depot this morning
leveral people alighted , one of thorn u UN
Fountain Scoot , who disappointed bin
iweetheart , Klta Jackson , on Tuesday
night , by failing to arrive in time for
their wedding. Yesterday morning the
.mfoi'tunatc girl's brother and two
cousins had gone to Long Branch , and
ivt the West lind hotel had found the
ccreant lover dusting the furniture.
"Vou rascal , " the brother said , " 1
vill show you who I am so quick that you
won't know it. "
After the brother had had his bay ,
Scott1 replied that ho thought his wed
ding was to take place on Thursdayand
had meant to come to Mont Clair to-day ,
"That don't suit all "
us at , replied
the indignant brother , "and if you don't
come with us now and marry Etta we
will put you in the jug. "
Scott almost turned white at this re
mark , and , throwing down his duster al
once , dressed himself in his Sunday
clothes and putting on a high hat an ! ]
a while necklio decided lo go with the
men. They look the train to Newark
where they were met by the disap
pointed bride , who gave poor Scott r
talking to. He said he thought the ar
rangements were for this Thurbdaj
evening. The girl's parents wore
greatly opposed to the wedding owbu !
the brothers thought differently , ant
said that if Scott could court Ktta lu
could also marry her. Scott is nov
in Mont Clair under guard of the girl'i
friends. The wedding took place lab
night at the Union Baptist church
Scott says that he likes Ktlaand though
for sure it was on Thursday night the )
were to bo married.
An Indian Itridc.
A novel marriage ceremony was per
formed by Justice Huff , Florence , Wis.
a day or two ago , a young white man
named Joseph Bauer , whoso parents re
side at Green Bay , being united in marriage
riago lo a full-blooded Indian maiden o
sevonleon summers. The bride's nann
is Checota , Iho daughter of Kgonesic
chief of the Indian village of Badwater
feoven miles from Florence , on tin
Menomanee river. Mr. Baker and hi
bride will reside in Iron Mountain
where Ihc groom is employed as i
miner. Asked by Iho Wisconsin cor
respondent as to whether the couph
would have to bo re-married accordini
lo Iho usual Indian custom , Kgnosic
who is belter known to white people a
Old Negauneo , replied : "Umphl Nc
guebs not. If Injun marry InjiuM , mils
marry Injun way. If white marry In
jun , must marry white man's ; way.
Checota was born at Badwater villegc
and is well known to Florence people.
A Southern Jourimlist'H Sentiment
Talbottom ( Ga. ) Now Era : It i
twelve years last Friday night since w
and the little woman up yonder on th
hill plighted our troth. Those do/o
years have brought with thorn burden
and blessings and the latter outweigh
the former. Four lovely children clus
tcr about the roof tree and kneel nigh
and morning around the family altar ,
and life is brighter and happier IK
cause of their presence. Love beam
brightly in every eye and sweot-wingc
peace sits day by day on the door btej
Time has wrought her changes and th
bridoof nineteen has become the matro
of thirty-one , but growing fonder an
dearer each moment. Husband an
father has not been all that ho migli
Imvo been , but wife and mother an
children could find no one to take hi
placet in llioir hearts. "With all hi
faults they love him still. " No turkej
graced tlus boav < ] of the anniversary , n
dainty feast was spread Nothing sav
a table for six and "plain homo faro ,
and the bright oyc.s , chubby faces , din
pled cheeks and hands , kis-es and lov
words , together with blncerc trust i
God for all time ! What grander billi
fare could bo furnished for nny anniye
God bless all hubbuudb and wiv <
and children and homes ! This is our.
anniversary all-tllo-ycar-round prayer.
An Alifient-Mintled Groom.
Charlie Moore , of Springfield , Ky. , a
well dressed young man of considerable
means , arrived in this city on last Sun
day morning , says the Louisville Com
mercial , at an early hour , having made
all nece-sary arrangements to bo a prin
cipal in a wedding which wnstolmvo
taken place on Sunday afternoon.
In the front room of an up-town con-
feclionery store on Sunday afternoon
the front blinds were closed and day
light was shut out , the gas was lighted
and everything about the apartment
put in order for a wedding ceremony ,
which was announced. The bride , Miss
Sallie Green , was in readiness , and her
friejids who had been invited lo witness
the nuptials wore on hand. They
waited and waited , and it was late in
the evening when the company dis
persed the groom failed to ap
pear. Where ho was or what
was the matter was a prob
lem no one could solve. The won Id-
bo bride , sick with disappointment and
completely broken down over the fail
ure of her lover to put in an appear
ance , was forced to tuko to her bed.
On coming to the city from his homo
Moore , in some way , lost some papers
from liis overcoat pocket , among them
the address of the young lady ho was to
narry. Arriving in the city ho looked
'or the missing paper , but to no pur-
) ese ; no one know or had ever heard
ell of the woman or her place of resi-
"ence. In despair lie was about to give
p Ihe search when ho ran IKTO--S an old
riend , and the two with renewed cour-
go set out to find the -place. Procur-
ng a carriage they started , and about
0 o'clock the couiilo were reunited and
satisfactory explanation made. Mr.
ml Mrs. Moore left for Springfield
Her Ihe marriage ceremony was per-
'ormcd. ' _
Married in HlH Hat.
Chicago Tribune : It was the Gor
man's turn to relate his _ marriage ex-
) orience , a ceremony which occurred in
, he Black Forest. "I was ready , " ho
jcgan. "My bride looked rosy and beau-
.iful in her weddidg garments , and I
md doffed the green forester's jacket
or a splendid black coat of broadcloth
ind my soft felt hat for a high silk one.
Wo drove in a closed carriage lo
hurch , and on the road I was getting
, ip from my seat to open Ihe window ,
'orgelting that I am over six feet high.
My tall hat came with u tremendous
? r'ash against the roof of the carriage
md in a second all was dark , the hat
md gone down over my face and my
neap stuck tightly in it. 1 pulled and
.honied and screamed and groaned.
The bridey weeping and terrified , as-
< isted wish all her power. We got out
iind got the driver to assist. It was all
in vain ; the hat stuck fast. At the
church door our friends had each u pull :
jut the clorgymaii arrived and the hat
still held mo in bondage.
' 'I cannot marry you without seeing
your face ! " he shouted through the hat
"nto my car , and after one moro long
uul desperate struggle I decided to
nake an end of it.
" 'Take a sharp knife , ' I shouted to a
'riend , 'and cut a hole around my face
nto the hat ; but see that you do it well ,
'or I cannot allow this expensive hat to
bo spoiled. '
"The hole was cut , the clergyman saw-
that I was the right manand I was mar
ried with the hat over my face. After
wards , when I got cooler , I managed to
jctoutofit. My wife sewed the piece
n again , and I have worn it for many a
. "
year. _
Wedded In a Show Window.
Sometime ago the enterprising man
ager of a l.irgo clothing house in New-
: irk avenue , directly opposite the city
'mil in Jersey City , struck a happy
.bought and proceeded at once to ad
vertise it. His store has two hand
some show windows with great French
ilate glass fronts and a broad area be
hind them for u display. It occurred to
him that that would bo the place for a
public wedding , and ho gave it out in
ill quarters that ho would present to
room who would consent to wed his
bride in one of the windows a hand-
iOme suit to bo married in , and to the
groom and bride after the wedding , a
handsome suit of parlor furniture. Ho
received eleven applications from per
sons anxious to avail themselves of the
: > ffer. Two were from Patterson , one
from Newark and otherb were from more
distant points.
But Manager Mot'/.lor was not entirely
satisfied with any of them. Last Mon
day a handsome young follow called at
the store to make inquiries. Mr. Met/-
ler desired a Jorsoyman. The btrangci
said ho was not u Jersoyito himself , but
that his proposcd _ other and better half
was. Ho gave his name and address us
James Henry Wallace , Oxford- street ,
Brooklyn. The bride whom he proposed
to wed 'was Ida Belle .Tohne > on , of Ilack-
onsaek. Mr. Mot/lor made inquiries
concerning them , and gave them notice
that he would accept them , and that the
wedding would bo performed at 11
o'clock Thanksgiving morning.
No marriage that has occurred in .Tor-
soy City in years has attracted such r
concourse of people. The streets won
crowded with a struggling mass of hum
unity. The windows of all the storci
commanding a view of Iho window won
nlivo with people , and the steps of the
city hall served as places of view. Hopes
were strung across to keep the throiif.
back , and die police were called out tc
preserve order. At 11 o'clock a coacl
drove up to the store front , and the bride
dressed in white moire , was hamlet"
into the slore ry Doloclivo John Clos
The bridegroom had made his appearance
anco earlier , and arrayed himself foi
Iho occasion in the wedding suit will
which Mr. Metzlor had provided him.
The more westerly of the two window !
had been arranged for the weddinf
ceremony. A floral wedding bell luu
been suspended from the middle of tin
inclosiire. Following the justice cami
the bride leaning on the arm of Manage ;
Met/lor , and then came the groom sup
porting Mrs. Metzlor. The bride win
beautiful in her wedding raiment. Tin
groom took his position by her sidi
under Iho floral belle. Ho had dis
gained himself with a pair of fal& <
whiskers to escap6 being pointed out b ;
the crowd after the ceremony.
The officiating justice performed tin
ceremony , and the marriage cortillcati
was written by him and handed lolhem
They then entered Iho coach and drovi
off amid Iho chcoi's of Iho crowd to tin
residence of Mr. Metzlor , on Jersey avenue
nuo , where they ale dinner. The bridi
gave her ago as twenty-two years ; tin
groom said ho was twenty-six.
CONNUHIAMTIES.
It h gossiped that Nut Goodwin la shoi tl ,
to bo man led to a local soubrctto.
At Gat diner , Mo. , at a recent wedding th
groom was but nineteen j ears of age , whil
Ills bride was sixty.
Sonoritn Po Oma , the bride of Seno
Cauiras del Castillo , the Spanish ex-promiei
received murruigo gifta to the value c
Annie Hart , the dashing sei-io-comlc singei
and Hilly Lester , of Lester aid ; Allen , comi
dlans , were married ijuietly in liumilo , J >
Y , recently.
Uafel Lun after reaching the uncommo
ago of nhiety-nino jears , Is now cnjoyin
his moon with 1'ctr.i rscgrotp , a young w <
man of twenty-live , whom ho has lately nm
rfed in Guamijuanu
A wedding parly asscmble'd , at Hr ? il , Im )
ufew urenings. ago. Iho Jiiinlater' was tht'i
and nil thine * randy , when it was Mtddenlv
discovered thut the brlilo hud dlsappj.ired. U
was learned Unit she hud married nnolhcr
mini three diiy previous.
When u sefilcr In the noithwcst territory
wants to get back to Ontario to bo married
the Canadian Pacific railroad sells him a
matrimonial ticket at the usual rale , and on
presenting the return couiran and a marriage
certificate he Is entitled to free tiansporta-
for his bride.
An Illinois clergyman who went out Into
Ihc country to marry n couple and was put to
the trouble of hiring a horse for the occasion
received from the gloom a coin carefully
done up In u piece 01 paper. On opening It
when ho reached homo he found within a sil
ver mnirter.
A husband has been sold for (50,000 to
another woman. The transaction took place
In New York , of course. Such u thing could
not happen In Massachusetts , where , when a
woman gets u husband , she holds on for dear
life. That sixty thousand surplus bears the
matrimonial market.
"So you've got u wife , " said .Tones to n
newly married man. "Don't know , don't
know , " responded the man , with evident
hesitation : "sometimes I think I've got her.
and sometimes I think she's got me. You
pec , I've only been married u few months ,
and I can't tell Just how the blamed combina
tion Is going to turn out. "
The iwstnmater of Alrwnln , England , who
refused to marry n widow aged oightv-fourto
whom ho was engaged on account of an ex
hibition of her temper shortly before pro
ceeding to church , was early In the morning
a few days afterward taken In a brougham
by the villagers to the church where he met
his bride , brought in the s.tmo manner , and
the knot was tied. They were then drawn
home , accompanied by u largo crowd.
Hulvn Loekwood has added u new feature
to her business enterprises. She has annexed
to her law oftleo at Washington a bureau for
finding wives for men who nro too busy to
spend their time In courting. Mis. Lock-
wood's latest client is a banker of Denver ,
Col. Ho is somewhat exacting in his de
mands. He wants Iho widow of u banker
for his wife , a woman who is both handsome
and amiable. Mrs. Loekwood is convinced
that she has found Just the woman he wants.
William II. Dunn and Graelo Powell , of
Los Alamos , Cal. , being of a romantic turn
of mind , thought itwotild bo nice to be mar
ried on the bounding billows. So they
boarded the coast steamer Santa Hosa , anil
told the captain what they wanted. He
thought of his own romantic youth , and put
ting the ste.imer out to sea , so that slio might
be at least tineo miles from land , and the
ceremony therefore legal , tied the knot him
self , thoroughly , shipshape and sailor fash
ion.
I-'ANCIKS IN FUKXITUni ; .
a Mahogany is the popular wood for this sea
son.
son.Fouitccnth century chads arc icturnlnjj to
favor.
A carved fool stool has its sides in em
bossed brass.
Cabinets and toilet tables of papier mache
arc once moro in use.
Parlor suits of six pieces , no two alike , are
in fashion and in favor.
Desks for oflic.es and looms arc made to
contain a concealed washstuml
Furniture carvers should bo caicful not lo
make their cutting too deep.
A hat rack is provided with protruding and
erect ovals of nickel-plated wear for silk
lnitn.
lnitn.Dwarf
Dwarf book cases , elaborately carved and
gilded , arc to bo seen in the most fashionable
houses.
A dressing table has a double top , the up
per divided in the middle , and opening to
right and left on hinges.
Urass cabinets are < iulto pretty and quite
stylish ; pillars have Iterated capitals , panels
of antique design , etc.
Furniture may bo painted the most effec
tively by rubbing down each | cout , as is done
in carriugo painting.
Fauteulls of the toniest quality are made
from locust wood and upholstered in pink
and blue , with golden fringe.
Drawing room tables of unique appearance
arc made from coarse stalks of light green
ish yellow and bound by withes ot red.
A parlor screen seen recently in an uptown
store has a heap of fiowcrs indiscriminately
thrown together massed in one corner , with
a rich shade of blue hike extending toward
Iho background.
A new color to stain wood is a rich violet ,
and the stain is thus made : The wood is
heated with u bath ot four and one half
ounces olive oil , same us soda ash und two
and one-half pints of boiling water. It is
then dyed with magnets ,
r Folding bcdsuro selling well about the holi
day season. There Is considerable mechani
cal ingenuity displayed in their construction ,
Ouo house , well known us the residence of a
wealthy gentleman has n folding bed in
every department thus making each room a
parlor.
Pope IJCO'H Family.
Philadelphia Times : In the great
hall of the palace at Carpineto hangs Iho
portrait of a beautiful and noble looking
lady. The picture was painted about
1810 , soon after the birth of her fourth
son , destined to be one day Leo XIII.
From this mother. Countess Anna 1'ecci ,
the child received his first instructions
in the principles of purity and upright
ness which have marked his life. When
Monsignor O'Reilly was visiting the
Pceei family the third son of the family
said to him : "She was the soul of every
good work of piety and benilicence that
was .set on foot in the town. Indeed ,
she started many of them herself , bill
till this active outside charily
never made her neglect her homo
duties. She lavished on us all a moth
er's most devoted tenderness. " Of the
youth and early manhood of Leo XIII.
Mousignor O'Reillv tells us much lhat
is entirely new and full of interest , but
space forbids quotations from this portion
tion of the work. The story is tola ol
hib being led lo a choice of Iho priest
hood , with all the incidents which
affected Iho young Italian noble , whr
was finally ordained in 1837 , and passed
through various missions , which from
the stjirt gave him a keen insight intc
Iho needs of Italy , us well as the church ,
In 1841 began the first powerful diplo
matic service Leo , then Monsignoi
Pecci , was called upon to render the
church , anil whether read from a Pro
testant or Catholic point of view , the
chapters which tell of this part of tin
story are full of instruction and charm
3 SPECIAL BARGAINS
IN
Ribbons &Laees
faletobeilnttatunla/t ; ) December : i < 1 , anil continue until till arc noltt.
Lot Ala. 7. Contain * about XO cartoon * of Fine all Pure SHU , CfltOS
GHAIX NATIX AXD GJtOS ( IRAfX AM ) n'ATKRKIt Jlllt-
11OXJS , In iniinliffn 12 , Hi anting , with i lcot and crown rcft/ivi. 77ir.sc are
froth , perffrt floods , lit all f/ic new and most tlmlntMe simile * ; hare been
sold all the season and were cheap at 2 < ic , , 'Wc , . 'tticund 40c. Special price
for this lot , Jih : a yard.
Lot Ao. 2. Coiinirtt * of Fancy Striped and Kinbrultlered Jlibboni , In < t
( food line of color I mis. Farmer pi-Ice Iticand VOc. mil iilinte this lot at
Just one half price , Vr per yard.
Lot2fo.t. Contain * about two thnnsand j/nrds of 11KAL jrAXjy
MADK MKD1VI A\l > l'O/f C//OA' LACKS , from fto \ 4 inches wldcaro
worth 25c to tf,5 < ; a i/ard. Knllre lot at JOc per nurd.
Ladles ii'antiny fine Itlbbon * for fancu work or flood durable TMCCS for
family use at fcsi fni half actual mine should malic a note of this.
THOMPSON , BELDEN & CO , ,
1319 FABNAM STREET.
EL & YOIG ,
1211 and 1213 Farnam Street
Carpets , Stoves ,
WEEKLY AND MONTHLY PAY
MENTS ,
Family Bibles , Photograph and Scrap Albums ,
Books for Children and Adults , Writing Desks ,
Fancy and Office Baskets ,
And a Large Assortment of Xmas Cards
and Novelties , for sale by
HJ.&S.W. Jones
. . . , 1522Douglas
HIMEBAUGH & TAYLOB ,
ICE TOOLS. Wire Rope ,
Buffalo Scales ,
Plows ,
Markers , Scale Repair Shop.
Hooks ,
Grapples , OMAHA.
Slide Iron.
T. N. PAKKER ,
FLORIST ,
Collection of
Rare & Ornamental Plants
West of New York City.
Office , 1422 FARNAM STBEET ,
1 0. ( Uoyd's Oiiern House. )
FIVE HUNDRED MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
Are now held by the Life [ nsunmco Companies of the United Slates ns banking or investment portion of premiums
paid by the policy holders of these institutions. A large part ot which sum , says Commissioner Tarhox , of Massa
chusetts , in report for 1884 , "has no just relations to lif insurance , " and further says , "if insurance and investment
are the object , each can better bo got in its separate place than by a combination which impoverishes the investment
and does not IMPROVE or CHEAPEN' the insurance.
THE PROVIDENT SAVINGS LIFE INSURANCE CO. , OF NEW YORK.
SHEPARD ROMANS , President.
( Klahtcen Years Aituary of the Mutual Life Insurance Co. , of New Yorli. )
Is the only regularly incorporated company in the lTnitod Stales that docs n strictly life insurance business unmixed
with investment features ; it is thus enab'ed and does furnish life insurance at more than 50 per cent less than it
r ratio of a els lo liabilities. 1 ho
in the world showing as large
competitors. The security i unequalled , no company
company is endor.-ed by the lending actuaries in the country , and its popularity is attested by the fact that only four
of its competitors wrolo as large a business in 1SSO , three of the.e do not confine llieir business to the United { states.
For further particulars call on or addrc ,
E. B. HALL , General Agent ,
211 S. 15lh Slrcet , Koom 5t Omaha.
A few good agents wanted for city and Country work. '