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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , FEBRUARY 12. 1888.-TWELVE PAGES.
THE WEEK -IN SOCIETY ,
The Grout Charity Dall a Magnifi
MRS , BYRON REED'S RECEPTION.
The JIappr Hours INirty Mlns Mnjr
Yules KntertnliiH A nrge Num
ber of Fafttilonntilc Parties
Interesting Chit Clint.
The close approach of Lent has tended to
greatly increase the number of society events
during the past week. Now the fair ladles
] > ropogo to remain In sackcloth and ashes fern
n short period only to blossom forth in
greater brilliancy with Easter. Hut two
dnys remain before Ash Wednesday und by
reference to these columns It will be seen
that all classes of society Intend that they
will bo us guy us iwsslble. A record of the
past week's events will bo found below.
TUB I.EADINO sociivn Kvcsfof thcsr.isnn ,
now neurly at an end , was the grand eharlty
bull given at Exposition hall lust Tuesday
evening. The affair hud been looked for
ward to with great anticipation , und every
lady In the city hud made great preparations
tor It. The ludlcH having the party In charge
Worked very hard for Its success , ami it can
truthfully bo said that they were in nowise
disappointed. A pleasing and uniiiu : feature
of the ball was the presence of u largo num
ber of debutantes , and very handsome they
looked In their beautiful now gowns. Nearly
nil , if not finite all , of the leaders of society
in this city and Council Hluffs were
present ; also several people from Kan
sas City , St. Joseph und other cities.
Supper WIIH served In the right hand
gallery , and all of the viands
were fuinislied by the ladies themselves.
The success of the bull was largely duo to
Mrs. T. M. Orr , Mrs. Judge Groff , Mrs.
Woolworth and Mrs. Kount/c. A complete
description of thr many lovely costumes worn
by their beautiful owners is not permissible
in the HKK on account of the lack of space ,
therefore we give but the most prominent.
Mrs. General Crook , black velvet reception
toilet , en trainc , V corsugu elbow sleeves ,
valcnclenne lace , ruro Jewels of tonjuoise ,
diamonds , pearls and rubies.
Mrs. Kountrc , black reception toilet of
satin , Jetted tulle front and panels over while
satin , diamonds and pearls.
Mrs. J. M. Woolworth , black rccoption
toilet of velvet with Jet passementerie on
corsage , chuntilly luce overdress , topaz and
Mrs. Harvey , pink velvet brocade , Mar
guerite waist 'decollete , tullo-flllcd , sleveless ,
Miss 1'lummer , striking costume of blackv
pnlu ecru sash , corsage and skirt decorations
of tea roses.
Mrs. Chase , red plush princess , petticoat
front nnd sides of canary dumussc , cascaded
border at sides , square decollete corsage.
Miss Luna Uiindy , golden brown plush ,
short costume right panel of lustra painting ,
left panel of fan-pleated ivory satin , round
decollete corsage , duchcsse luce.
Mrs. Orr , black brocaded satin en train
skirt slashed over red fan-plcatcl ( panels und
Mrs. W. B. Millard , dancing costume of
pink surah combined with gold ilowered
brocade , Eli/ubethan collar , decollete and
sleeveless , diamonds.
Miss Bridges , heliotrope satin with lace
overdress and ribbon decorations , decollete
und sleeveless , V front and back.
Mrs. Eddy , dancing costume of pink wool
with panel decoi atlons In red und pulo brown'
ribbon Hots of pink und red , decollete cors
age , square , diamonds.
Miss Dlxon , red silk dancing costmo , silver
jjassomentrio on corsage triangular , tnlle
iillcd , pink loses , hand bouquet.
Miss Lake , heliotrope satin , very bouffant ,
netted tulle draperies , pearls on corsage a la
Mrs. Squires , black tulle costume , satin
corsage , elaborate Jet decorations , decollete
und sleveless corsage , diamonds.
Mrs. E. S. Hood , handsome dancing cos
tume of Ilamc mono und i > olka dotted tulle.
Mrs. J. N. H. Patrick , black princess cos
tume en tralno , front of brocade velvet on
canary ground , point luce und diamonds.
Miss Honglund , green moire petticoat
draped in white ana white bouffant back ,
whtto corsage with green nnd white striped
brocade decorations , tea roses on corsage.
Mrs. Thurston , purple und lavender striped
brocade and velvet combined , trained princess
costume , corsage decorations of passemen
terie , diamonds.
Miss Mcl'arlin , white silk , tulle overdress
mid tulle decorated Gretehen waist.
Miss Lolla Shears , palo blue nnd pink
roses on skirt and corsage , diamond neck
lace.Miss Charlotte Kennedy , black lace cos
tume , decollete und slcvelcss , cream surah
Miss Kennedy , navy blue satin mcrvicllcux
en truino , waist decorations of fawn velvet.
Miss Almy , white tulle , cl nille-dottcd do-
rollctto and sleeveless , hyacinths and smi-
Mrs. Hitchcock , cardinal satin corsage ,
squuro" decolletto , black tulle full skirts ,
hand bouquet of hard red lilies.
Miss Wakeley. yellow surah , vermicclla
lace overdress , triangular corsagn and sleeve
less Marguerite , ( lowers , corsage und skirt
Mrs. Ur. Coffman , blaek brocade en traino ,
Jetted panel sides , Antionctto collar and
xmaro decollete corsage , diamonds.
Mrs. A. M. . Yutes , short black visiting
toilet , Jet pendant decorations , handsome
bonnet in red and silver , jucquiminot hand
Mrs. Adolph Meyer , palo heliotrope more
combined with ruro tinted heliotrope strjpcd
brocade und heliotrope velvet front , velvet
lined trainc , duchcsso lace in V corsage , dia
Mrs. Augustus Pratt , chant Illy lace over
pink satin , short V corsage , decollctte , hya
cinths und diamonds.
Miss Pratt , pink und blue brocaded satin
With pink surah sash , driipings front und
back , V corsnge , decollotto und sleeveless.
Miss Huwk , of Nebraska City , electric
blue wntered velvet combined with garnet
velvet , garnet passementerie pendants.
The net proceeds of the uftuirwcio about
1700 , which will bo added to the Crecho fund.
C THE CAI-ITOI. HIM , German club wns en-
tertulned on. Thursday evening by Mrs.
Uyron Itced. It was a most elegant affair
and the rooms of the magnlhccnt mansion
were superbly decorated. The full orchestra
of the Musical Union discoursed sweet
strains under the leadership of Professor
The German was led by Mr. A. L. Head ,
assisted by Mr. Douel and Mr. Jordan.
Those dancing were Mr. Poppleton and Miss
Charlotte Kennedy , Mr. Luther Smith ( ol
Council UlutTs ) nnd Miss Houglaud , Mr. J ,
It. Kingwult and Miss Clara Hrown , . Mr.
Wm. Doano and Miss Mabel Hulcombo , Mr
C , E , Smith und Miss Dresser oi
Indiunupolls , Mr. C. L. Dcuel and
Miss Gertrude Chambers , Mr. Scuvci
nnd Miss Walsh of Lincoln , Nub. ,
Mr. Jordan and MUs Lake , Mr. McCagu o
and Miss Maggie Dixon , Mr. Burton und
Miss Bridges of Ogdenburg , N. Y. , Mr. Paxton -
ton nnd Miss Minnie Miller , Mr. Frank Ham
ilton and Miss Ida Sharp , Mr. Will Hamilton
and Miss Shears , Mr. Guy J , Purk and Miss
Lellu Shears , Mr. Kennedy und Miss Almy ,
Mr. Wyman und Miss Thrall , Mr. Loomts ( ol
Council Bluffs ) und Miss Burns , Mr. Pike
and Miss Dickey , Mr. J. W. Beull and Misa
Jordan of St. Louis , Mr. Morford and Miss
MePurlln , Mr. Carey and Miss Vesslo Miller ,
Mr. Wllcox and Miss Browning of Portland ,
Oregon. Mr. Charles Beull wus u wooer
Mr. J. J. Dickey and wife , und Mlss.Nunnli
Williams of To | > eka , Kansas were also pres
ent. Mr. und Mrs , P. B. Johnson prcsidct
nt the favor tublcs. There were Jive dlrcc
nud four indirect llgures and only waltzes
nnd polkas worn danced. The favors wen
numerous , all of them novel und pretty.
Miss MAY YATES , the charming daughtei
of Mrs. Anna M. Yutcs , entertained he :
friends ut her mother's residence , 114 Soutl
Twenty-fourth street , on Friday evening
Dancing wus continued until late. Amoni
those present were : The Misses Doanc , Emllj
Wakclcy , Pearl Hartinan , Mabel Fotidn
Carrie House , Margaret Cook , Georgia Sharp
Funuli Graft , Lilu Alexander. Mublo Pratt
Lou House , Carrie Dotwellcr , Murgarci
Brown , Lillian Brunner , Nellie Bauserman
Mai Burn * , Maud Staley , Alice Chambers
Jennie Moore , Nettie Johnson , Dolll
Polaql. , Zotta Churchill , Grace Hlme
bautfh , Nrlsio Hughes , Edith Crundall , Nim
Marshall , Maud Hcese , Birdie Kulloy , Opu
Mcllto Groff , Aid * Mills , Hclei
KELLBY , STIGKR & CO. ,
Cor. Dodge ajnd 15th Sts. ,
Muslin Underwear , Embroideries and Unlaundried Shirts.
Fine Cambric Corset Covers , high
and low nock , 2Gc.
Fine Muslin Corset Covers , low
neck , trimmed narrow embroidery
and cluster of O tucks , 45c.
Fine Cambric Corset Covers , high
and low nock , trimmed narrow om-
broldory , pleated front and pearl
buttons , 5Oc.
Fine Cambric Gorsot Covers , high
neck , V-shapod front , trimmed with
flno deep embroidery , pleated front
and pearl buttons.
Fine Cambric Corset Covers ,
square neck , yoke o'f solid tucks and
flno embroidery. 60c.
Flno Cambric Corset Covers in a
variety of styles , elegantly trimmed
with embroideries and tucked yokes ,
Fine Cambric Corset Covers In a
variety of styles , square and-low
nocks , embroidered , corded and
tucked yokes , with lace and em
broidery edge , $1.OO.
Fine Cambric Corset Covers ,
square neck , solid yoke of Medici
lace , trimmed with lace edge , $1.3O.
Fine Cambric , V-shapod front and
back , trimmed , deep embroidered
edge , trimmed sleeve , $1.37 1-2.
Flno Cambric Corset Covers , low
neck , trimmed deep Modlcl laco$1.76.
Flno Cambric Corset Covers , low
neck.yoko of valoncienuos lace , Swiss
insertion , $2.25.
Just received our first advanced order of Ladies' Absolutely Fast Black Stockings. Every pair warranted. In the
event of th'ese goods cracking either before or after washing , we will refund the money on presentation of Stocking.
Smith , Mottle Stone , Ilena Strung , Mattle
Tolack , Muiulo Josyln , Gundle Coburn , .lc sio
Ivilputrlck , ICuto Drake , Jennie McClelland ,
Musters Hurry Hicks , Uert Cook , Charlie
Uauscrman , Kob Smith , Hurley Moore. Wil-
: ox Stephens , Frank Simpson , Charlie Stone ,
Jrako O'Uoilly , L. Strang , Harry Staloy ,
fllltoii Fonda , JoeAbcr , Harry Moores , Wing
Allen , Charlie Ellis , Fred Anderson , Harvey
Smith , Howard Clark , Egbert Keller , M.
McKiilr , Fred Kustin. Wnlter Dale , Arthur
Dickey , Mr. Hellly , H. liogcrs , Lou Dale ,
Will Griffiths , Frank Hullentlne , Uert
Coombs , C. McConncll , Will Hogcrs , M.
Welsh , George Miner , Walter Miner , Wood
Allan , Guy Livingstone of Pluttsmouth , Fred
Cnx of I'lattsmouth , Perry Uudolet , Fred
ONE OF THKi'MiA'iANTKSTsociulsof the week
was the phantom surprise party managed by
Misses Lulu Truckey and Klttio Ogburn.
Mr. C. H. Ogburn was the recipient nnd the
party was given to celebrate his forty-first
birthday. The parlors of his handsome resi
dence at 1318 North Seventeenth street were
thrown open to the guy visitors and a merry
time was had. Dancing und musle were the
order of the evening. Following is a list of
those present :
Misses Ida and Ella Truckoy , Nellie
Fagon , Francis Uoedcr , Viola I'hclps , Mam-
mio Hruncr. Ella Crane , Grace Williams ,
Lizzie and Nellie Campion , Abbio Davis ,
Lin din and EinmaWigman , Lousta Grandcn ,
Etta Urawn , lena Gclctte , Cora and Gruco
Neidig , Ida Hammond , Mnggio Campion ,
lielle and Minnie Bowles , Alice Hayes ,
Mabel Collins. Katie Tucker , Mr. Charles
Long , Willie Truckey , Charles Newton and
Muster Frank Colby , Neville Campion ,
Ervlng Cruno , Fred Hunsed , Frank Hum ,
Falber bnydcr and Willie Tail.
Tin : I'ltoRiicssivn KUCHIIE ci.un met Satur
day evening at the rcsidcnco of Mr. nnd
Mrs. John 1' . Williams , 1811 Furnum street.
Five tublcs were occupied. Among those
present were tlvo following : Mr. and Mrs.
M. C. Nichols , Mr. and Mrs. Hartman , Dr.
and Mrs. Dysart , Miss Walker , Mr. and Mrs.
E. C. Snyder , Mrs. Higglnson , Mrs.-Vuill ,
Mr. Hcth , Miss Tatarn , Mrs. Smith , Mrs. Leo ,
Mr. Bishop , Mr. Hurry Hcth and Mr. Squires.
Mrs. Snyder won the royul prize among the
Indies and Air. Heth carried off the gentle
men's prize. The booby prizes were won by
Mi's. Vulll and Mr. Hartinan. Refreshments
were served during the evening.
THK HIUMIX , THUS FAU , hns been the most
lively und brilliant ever Itcld in the city , and
has kept the musicians , especially those of
the Omaha Musical Union orchestra , almost
nightly engaged. This excellent aggregation
has done some of its finest work this year.
It has been strengthened beyond compare
with its former membership , und u great deal
of its strength comes not less from the
superior Individual merit of many of its latest
acquisitions than from the excellent manage
ment and direction which the organization
enjoys. H Is now a delight to listen to the
work of the orchestra , und the delight may
bo experienced , whether in concert or on the
floor of the ball-room.
THE SIIOKAM FAI.I.S Kr.vir.w of February 4 ,
contains the following under ' .ho head of
"Welcome : "
Dr. W. Q. Webb , thcrlslngyoungphysician
of this city , returned lust evening from a
little trip to Omaha , Neb , , bringing with him
a fair bride. The lady was formerly Miss
Nora Flunncry , one of the ucllcsnf her native
city , and her graces and accomplishments
will suon make her equally as popular here.
A reception wus tendered the young couple
on thc-ir arrival by the groom's mother.
Among the wedding presents was an elegant
Stelnwuy piano from A , C. Edwards and
wife. The many friends of tlio doctor ex
tend congratulations nud u hearty welcome to
the young people.
Mn. DODDS has ivtlreS from the presidency
of the Hotel Barker club und has been suc
ceeded by Major J. M. McMuhon , under
whom the orpudration will continue the pro
gramme outlined at the opening of thu season.
The next party of the club will bo given at
the hotel to-morrow evening.
WEPXCRIUY F.VESISO at 0 o'clock at J.H ,
Mockett , Jr. , of Lincoln.was married to
Huttie H , Joilt's , at the residence of the
bride's parent's on Twenty-fifth street. It
wus one of the prettiest homo weddings im
aginable. The parlors wcro tastefully deco-
ruted with ( lowers and smilax , und the cere
mony took place beneath u huge llorul'bell.
A large company wus present , among whom
were tlie following : Mr. Charles F. Jones ,
Miss Mabel1Mathis , , "Mfss Carrie Jones , Mr.
Willie tfutliis , Mr. und Mrs. J. . H. . Barnacle ,
Mrs. Llpsey , Mrs. H. A. Doud , Misses May
and Carrie CarMnter | , Mr.1 Edwin Mpckctt ,
Mr. Ed Mockett , Mrs. Judge McCuIloch , Mr.
Fine Muslin Skirts with cluster of 4
tucks , 45c.
Fine Muslin Skirts , cluster uf 4
tucks , cambric ruffle , 55c.
Fine Muslin Skirts , with 2 clusters
of tucks , oambric ruffle with cluster
of tucks , 7Oc.
Flno Muslin skirts , with deep horn
3 yards wide , with yoke top , 75c.
Fine Muslin Skirt , with deep em
broidered ruffle and cluster of 3
tucks , $1.OO.
Flno Mtlslln Skirt , with tucked
cambric flounce trimmed with deep
Torchon lace and cluster of tucks ,
Fine Muslin Skirt , with deep em
broidered flounce , with 2 clusters of
5 tucks each , $1.66.
Fine Cambric Skirt , cambric flounce
with 2 clusters of O tucks each ,
trimmed with deep Modicllaco and
2 clusters of tucks above flounce ,
. Fine Cambric Skirt , in a variety of
styles , elegantly trimmed In embroid
ery , Val , Torchon and Medici lace , at
$2.35 , $3.00 , $3.5O , $3.75 , $4.25 ,
$5.OO , $5.60.
We are showing a very largo
stock of Ladies' Muslin and Cambric
Drawers , tucked , and trimmed in
embroidery and lace , from 25o to
ind Mrs. Muthts , Mr. andMrs.Frcd Schmidt ,
* lr. und Mrs. Henry Jones , Mr. and Mrs.
Jarrull , Mrs. Home , Miss Picrcy , Misses
vlinnio and Katie Swartzlandos , Miss Huttio
Ddcly , Miss McChean and Mr. George II.
The young couple will make their homo at
Lincoln , whcro Mr. Mockett has a lucrative
nsnrancc business. The presents were
many und very beautiful.
Tin : FIFTH annual ball of Omaha division
So. 183 , Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gineers wus held Thursday evening at Ma
sonic hall. Fully 100 couples were present
and the affair was pronounced by all to bo
; ho most clepant ever given by the hrother-
: iood. The Musical Union orchestra furn
ished the music. Mr. M. W. Uurnhain was
muster of ceremonies.
Ax Ei.r.oAXT dancing party was given Fri
day night by Mr. Charles Bostwick at the
residence of Mr. Austin E. Fitch , 11114 Capitol
tel avenue. About fifteen couple's were pres
ent all of whom thoroughly enjoyed them
selves. At midnight an elegant supper wus
[ tartakcn of. The Venuto orchestra furn
ished the music.
Tun IIAPI'V Houns cum gave Its fourth
and last party at Masonic hall Wed
nesday evening for the present season.
The ladies of the club were offered
the privilege of making It u leap year party ,
but after a secret session declined to take ad
vantage of the offer It is whispered that
they will give the gentlemen a return narty
after Easter. About forty couples were In
attendance und a most enjoyable evening was
had. Prof. Hoffman's excellent orchestra
furnished the music. The Happy Hours club
Is one of the most successful social organiza
tions in the city und its parties have been
most delightful. The executive committee of
the club is composed of the following gentle
men : C. J. Symth , Edmund Burke , Oeorgo
J. Paul , P. H. JKoesters and J. M. Mullen.
Among those present were Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Fltzmorrls , Mr. and Mrs , J. Davis ,
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mahoncy , Mr. and Mrs.
J. Meagher , Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mur
phy. Mr. nnd Mrs. H. Bushman , Misses Maggie -
gio Swift , Ella Kennedy , Margaret Brcnnan ,
Maud Paul , Agnes Cleary , Julia MuUcn , Ella
O'Connor , Anna Kosters , Maggie .Bradon ,
Maggie Brosnan , Sarah Brady , Hosa Smith ,
Florence Coombo , May Kced , Mary Smith ,
Clara Hllcy , Llzllo Uiloy , Messrs. C. J.
Smyth , Ed Burke , P. Kostcrs , George J.
Paul , John Mullen , M. J. Scunlon , F. J. Mc
Carthy , William J. Paul , J. C. Wecth , George
Kosters , P. C. Heafey , T. J. O'Nell , James
Swift , O. McKee , J , A. LInahan , W. 11.
O'Shaughncssy , T. F. Downey , Charles
White , N. Duncan. W. Coombo , John Fron-
rer , J , Frenzer , William Hocho.
A VEKV pleasant progressive euchre party
was given by Miss May Gould at the resi
dence of her sister , Mrs. B. F. Fry , Friday
evening. The following ladies and gentle
men were present : The Misses Cole , King ,
Lundagun , Fry , Plotner , Anderson , Magin ,
and Heed. Messrs. Hayes , Gilchrist , Fry ,
Heed , Wcetn , Camp , Metzger , Colo.
Mus. HOWES , the accomplished and atten
tive deputy to County Clerk Hocho , yestcr-
pay observed a birthday , and as a mark of
the respect and esteem In which the lady Is
held by her associates In the ofllce they pre-
scuted her with u magnificent box of choice
cut ( lowers. The tender and beautiful miss
ives comprised roses , Culla llllles , smilax
nnd many other beautiful samples of the
( lower family.
Wednesday next begins Lent.
On Friday next the Homo Circle club meets
at Masonic hall.
Miss Itoso Hooker , of Oregon , is visiting
her sister , Mrs. Dunbar.
The Concordia masquerade occurs at Ger-
mania hall Tuesday evening.
Miss Albright , of Detroit , Is visiting her
sister , Mrs. George H. Thomas.
The Hyperion club gives n party Tuesday
evening next at Masonic hall.
Mrs. and Miss Browning , of Portland ,
Ore. , uro guests of Mrs. D. V. Sholes.
The Selecf One Hundred gives another as
sembly nt the Millard to-morrow night.
A sweet baby girl U the latest guest to bo
entertained by Mr , and Mrs. W. Lyle Dickey.
The Appolo club concert is booked for
Boyd's opera house Tuesday evening , Feb
The Esmeruldn club gives another of 'its.
elegant paitles to-jnorrow evening ut Qor-
manla hall , , , , '
The grand Purlin masquerade ball of the
Children's and Misses' Muslin
Drawers , plain and trimmed , all
sizes , at popular prices.
Fine Muslin Night Gowns , lined
yoke on back , front of 6 clusters of 3
tucks each , finished cambric ruffle ,
Fine Muslin Mother Hubbard Night
Gown , yoke of clusters of large and
small tucks , finished with flno em
broidered edge , QOo.
Flno Cambric Night Qowns.Mothor
Hubbard , yoke clusters of largo and
small tucks , finished with herring'
bono braid , , trimmed with cambric
ruffle , $1.OO. . \
Flno Muslin Night Gowns , Mother
Hubbard , lined yoke and back front
yoke of solid tucks , trimmed with
flno embroidered edge , $1.25.
Fine Muslin Night Gowns , Mother
Hubbard'pleated back , front yoke of
solid tucking , trimmed with double
ruffle of fine embroidery , $1.7O.
Fine Cambric Night GownsMothor
Hubbard front , pleated back.trlmmod
with Val lace , yoke clusters of flno
tuck and Val lace insertion , $1.85.
Fine Cambric and Muslin and Cam-
brio Night Gowns , trimmed In em
broidery , Modlci , Torchon and Smyr
na lacoselegant styles.at $2.25$2.5O ,
$2.75 , $3.OO , $3.37 , $4.25.
Fine Muslin and Cambric Chemlso ,
plain , also trimmed in embroidery ,
Torchon and Medici lace , at 25c , 57o ,
65c , 75c , 85c , $1.OO , $1.25 , $1.5O ,
$1.60 , $1.75 , $2.00 , $2.75 , $3.25.
'Hands will please notify the secretary bo-
'ore February 15. !
The Imperial club masquerade ball takes
ilace Tuesday evening at their hull , ou Sunn-
Mrs. Dr. Dysart xvllt entertain her lady
'ricnds at progressive euchre Tuesday after
noon at - o'clock.
Mrs. Dr , Jones' kettledrum , on Friday
afternoon , was largely attended. It was a
The P.irncll social club will Rive a valen-
, ino party at the A. O. H. hull on Tuesday
evening , February 14.
On Tuesday evening next Miss Lila Alex
ander will Rive a St. Valentino party at her
home , 11204 Duuno street.
Mrs. William E. Clarke will give a recep-
: ion to-morrow evening from 8 to 10 : ! < 0 o'clock
Iu honor of Mrs. and Miss Urothcrton.
Miss Annie. C. Brown , one of the most
charming young society belles of St. Joseph ,
and Miss Annie Meadows , another lovely
voung lady of the Queen City , will visit in
Council Uluffs during the coming week.
Effects of tlio Chinook.
Helena Herald : The advance sheets
sf nn pld-fnshioncd chinoek wind have
been in circulation hereabouts for sev
eral days , but not until last night did
the regular full edition come out. But
when it came there was no mistaking it.
It was the genuine article , and came
like a Dakota cyclone passing through
a furnace. It was old Boreas himself
with his frozen breath thawed out and
boiled. It roared through the timber
on the mountains , und came sweeping
down on Helena and the valley like a
flock of buzzards on a dead sheep. How
the signs and awnings creaked , how the
windows rattled , how the chimneys
played bassoon to the gale , how build
ings shook and how generally the chinook -
nook look possession of the town ! From
8 o'clock in the evening until after mid
night the gentle zephyr from the
Mikado's realms frolicked about the
streets to it's heart's content , sweeping
off everything that was not an
chored down , knocking ever chim
neys , tearing down fences , lifting
roofs from houses , and reveling in other
such sportive antics , all the while moan
ing lilco a lost hqul and breathing its
torml breath against the mass of snow
and ice that melted and ran away in
streams from its hot-mouthed pursuer
like molten solder trying to escape the
tinner's iron. Not until near daybreak
did the violence of the Rocky Mountain
sirocco abate , and when the dawn ap
peared the , effects of the night's gale
were apparent. Where last night there
was a foot of snow the ground was laid
bare , and the streets , which up to yes
terday afforded excellent sleighing ,
were transformed into seas of slush and
mud. Patches of bare ground now peep
out on the hillji , where yesterday snow
covered everything. The mercury took
a sudilqn spurt and accomplished an up
ward journey of 20 ° , landing at ( it)0 )
above zero , whcio it has stood all day.
A bright sun has shone all dayand people
ple are going about without overcoats ,
climbing the hills in the sweat of their
brow , and sighiub forpaniholsand palm-
leaf fans. The weather lias assumed the
air of spring , and the winter booms
buried in the past. Such are the mag
ical effects of the great chinook which
swept over Helena- last night. It did
some damage , but everyone who basked
in the bright suiixhino and breathed the
balmy air of to-dav will bo inclined to
forgive it for toppling ever a few chim
neys and demoralizing some fences. All
hail your arrival , most | Xtent chinook ,
and may your days bo long in the land.
A London linn lias received an order
for a number of war balloons from the
Russian government. Kach halloon
will bo provided with a car to nccom-
odato six men , and will cost SJ,600 : ,
They will bo made of lire-proof mate
A Buffalo merchant has it ) his posses
sion the great iron padlock'which was
used iu locking tho'great gates efFort
George during the .war of 1812. . It
weighs about five pouiuls , and is con'ald-
erably eaten with rust. - . ' . . . ' , ' .
Children's Muslin Night Gowns ,
Mother Hubbard , trimmed with em
broidery , in various sizes.
Ladies' and Children's Aprons : We
are showing a very largo assortment ,
including all the latest stylos.
EMBROIDERIES. _ _
Wo have Just received another
largo lot of New Embroideries direct
from the largest manufacturer In St.
Gall and Horisaw , Switzerland , In
cluding all the latest and choicest
Fine Cambric Embroideries , In va
rious widths , with insertions to
Fine Nainsook Embroideries , In
various widths , with insertions to
Fine Swiss Embroideries , In va
rious widths and insertions to match.
45-Inch Swiss and Nainsook Skirt
ings , in all the latest novelties.
2OOO yards Hamburg Edgings ,
1 1-2 to 3 inches wide , 60 ; worth lOc.
2.OOO yards Hamburg Edgings ,
2 to 31-2 inches wide , 7o ; worth
from l6o to 12c.
3OOO yards Hamburg Edgings ,
2 1-2 to 4 inches wide , 8 l-3c ; worth
3OOO yards Fine Cambric Em
broideries , 2 1-2 to 4 inches wide ,
12 l-2o ; worth up to 2Oo.
.2OOO yards Fine Cambric Em
broideries , 2 1-2 to 6 inches wide ,
15o ; worth up to 25c.
WEEKLY BUSINESS REVIEW ,
Chicago Bankers Well Supplied
With Loanable Funds.
UNDOUBTED SECURITY REQUIRED
Packers Ilorrowlni ; Considerably IJCHH
Money Than Usual at This Sea-
sou of the 1'ear Quality
of HogH Poor.
In the Commercial World.
CHICAGO , Feb. 11. [ Special Telegram to
the BEE.I Bankers are apparently well sup
plied with loanable funds and street brokers
have more money than usual for the accommo
dation of borrowers. Managers of the lead
ing banking institutions , however , nro dis
posed to pursue a very conservative course
and are very careful In placing their funds ,
requiring undoubted collaterals or excellent
names and at the same time nn safe margins.
Among board of trade operators there Is lit
tle demand for money at present. Specula
tors are not extending their operations be
yond their private means , and what little as
sistance they need is readily obtained. Puck
ers , too , are doing only a moderate business
and require very little money at present , con
siderably less than usual at this season of the
year. There Is some money being forwarded
to interior points for the movement of grain
ind live stock , with a fair proportion through
the hands of commission merchants. Some
money Is being placed in warehouse receipts
In some of the .larger cities of the west on
rather wide margins und good rates of inter
est. The wholesale merchants are not quite
as pressing as they were some time ago. The
deposits of country bunks are slightly in
creasing , but chiefly In sections whcro farm
ers have been Rolling their products quite
freely. Hates of interest show little change ,
rather more favorable to borrowers. Loans
on good paper command 0@7 per cent , mainly
at the inside figure. Occasional loans nro
made on choice collateral and gilt-edge
names at 5(35) ( $ per cent , but these are excep
tional. Some paper is accepted on the street
at these figures. In eastern financial centers
money is gradually working easier and bankers
now are in a position to accommodate all good
parties with all the financial assistance they
need. Uates of interest range at 4@5 per
cent on prime mercantile papers , with call
loans at still lower figures. Considering the
fact that about $40,000,000 of railroad bonds
have been placed on the market since the be
ginning of the year , there appears to bo no
particular stringency in the money
market in any part of the country.
Financial adults In European markets , too ,
are apparently in an easy position. The po
litical situation is regarded \vithu _ more
peaceful outlook and there Is little Inclina
tion to enlarge all branches of trade. Money
is plenty and rates of interest extremely low.
New York exchange was in fair demand
throughout the week und offerings were not
large. Sales between bunks were made at
par@-5 cents per 11,000 and the ' makct closed
steudy at 25 cents premium. Foreign ex
change was inclined to quietness quring the
past week. The demand was limited and
offers of shippers sixty-days' documentary
bills on London were fair. Prices ruled
easier , with sales at W.firstname.lastname@example.org'J ! < , and closed
at Jl.h'J.'M-l.i'-K. Stocks in New York were
only moderately active throughout the week
Just closed. An easy feeling prevailed and
prices for the leading properties were more
favorable to buyers. Thcio wus no particu
lar pressure to sell and the demand wus some
what limited , Wull sticet operators traded
moderately , hut outside speculators held off
the market. Foreign operators were not in
clined to do much trading , and the advices
from that quarter were unfavorjblo to sellers.
The earnings of the leading railroads uro
gradually decreasing , ami thu unsettled feel
ing and the unusual cutting ol frelent rates
in all quarters will undoubtedly tend to
further diminish their business and available
means. Under these circumstances specula-
torn are dls | < oed to hold aloof from the stock
.market-und devote their thnoand money to
speculations in other articles. The aggregate
sales on the New York tHodc exchange for
the week weru 781,000'nhures. . Speculative
trading exhibited considerable activity dur-
mi ; thi ; week .Just closed more than for
2OOO yards Flno Cambric Em
broideries 1-4 to 8 inches wldc,25o ;
worth up to 45o.
16O pieces 46-inch Swiss Embroid
ered Skirtings at $1.OO , $1.2O , $1.25 ,
$1.6O , $1.75 , $2.OO , $2.25 ; those nro
worth 1-4 more ; till now and boautl-
Gents' Furnishing De
2OO dozen Gents' White Unlaun-
dried Shirts , reinforced , made of
good muslin , linen bosom , 3Oc ; usu
ally sold at 6Oc.
25O dozen Gents' White Unlaun-
drlod Shirts , made of good heavy
muslin , reinforced front and back ,
flno all linen bosom , patent back and
sleeve facing , 6Oo ; usually sold at
3OO dozen Gents' White Unlaun-
dried Shlrlfl , made of Now York
mills muslin , reinforced front nnd
back , fine all linen bosom , patent
back and sleeve facing , elegantly
made and finished , 65o ; usually sold
20O dozen Gents' White Unlaun-
drlod Shirts , made of New York
mills muslin , finest all linen bosom ,
lined with heavy butchers' linen , re
inforced front and back , patent back
and sleeve facing , hand-made button
holes , 76c ; usual price , $1.OO.
20O dozen Gents' White Unlaun-
dried Shirts ; made of the boat Utica
mills muslin , finest all linen bosom ,
reinforced front and back , double
stitched , hand-made button holes.
This is the best fitting shirt made
and comes in open front and open
back , $1.OO ; usual price , $1.25.
several weeks past and a lower range of
prices was reached on all leading articlci ,
more particularly in grain. It was
quite evident that the "longs" were anxious
to realize , the general surroundings of the
trade leaning to lower prices. Unfavorable
foreign news depressed some cereals , while
larger stocks ana prospects of free urrlvals
tended to encourage the "shorts" to enlarge
their lines of others. Operators are looking
for Improved trade as soon OH the railiouds
are all in running order again , us freight
rates have been reduced to such low figures
that shippers will be anxious to take adviiu
tage of the situation. No doubt there will bo
a very free movement of grain from the
west to the east before the freight troubles
nro definitely settled , us the eastern
lines will probably bo drawn into the
muddle. Export rates now favor the
shipping interest. Eastern markets have ex
hibited n little more life nt a decline in price
nnd there is some disposition manifested
abroad to take hold , though still further con
cessions in prices are insisted upon. Pro
visions have sympathized somewhat with the
downward tendency in grain , though show
ing some strength curly in the week on ac
count of the light reseipts of hogs. The
movement of all kinds of produce has been
somewhat larger at all the principal western
markets und the shipments , too , are improv
ing. The packing of the west shows little
change from that of one week ago , but the
quality of the hogs is very poor.
Chicago Times : On Suturdny , tit Ran
dolph , Utah , Robert McKinnon and
John F. Spencer wont , to the mountain
on the cast side of Bear river for wood ,
each taking IUH gun with him. They
had boon at the cedars but u short time
when Robert McKinnon saw a largo
mountain lion going direct for young
Spencer. Thinking to save his friend ,
ho got his gun ( u 45-calibcr Browning )
and fired at the lion , which was distant
about three hundred yards , hitting him
near the root of the tail , but not low
enough to break the animal down. The
sting of the wound enraged the brute ,
and seoiiifr John F. Spencer about one
hundred yards above , with a howl of
rage it went bounding uptlio mountain
at him. John F. , rcali/.ing his
perilous position , ran to a lodge
of rocks near by. Ilo was hardly
in a good position when the lion
was at the lodge and within thirty foot ;
it leaped on the first table rock and was
preparing for another spring , when it
received a ball in the brciibi from the
rillo of young Sponcor. This knocked
the brute elf the rock ; but , nothing
daunted , it again leaped up to the same
position , lashing its bides with "its long
tail , and howling with rage and pain.
Again young Spencer fired , the bccond
bullet albo taking olTcct in the breast
and down went the brute a second time.
This was repeated three times more.
The five bullets had all penetrated the
lion's breast , and plowed their way
through the body.
Fully ono hundred people took a look
at the mounter to-day , some of the In
dies being afraid to go nuar it. Its
head is very largo , and its tusks two
inches long. It measured , from the
nose to the end of the tail , seven feet
four inches ; height nearly four feet ;
around the forearm fourteen inelu's ;
across thu foot six inches ; length of tail ,
two fcut eight inches ; weight 175
Captain Planck , of the British bark
Windhover , has the reputation of being
the youngest man in the queen's mer
cantile marine in command of a deep
water vessel. Ho is a more boy in ap
pearance and only recently pabscd his
twenty-fourth birthday , but he is mak
ing H splendid record in the matter ol
quick voyages. Ho recently brought
his bark from Sidney to San Francibco
in forty-four days.
The city of Naiyon , north of Ningpo
China , which wus RubmorgcQ aboui
1,000 , years ago , has recently been ex
posed to'view , and n number of vases
Slates and other utensils of the Sough
y'mibty. have tbeon .recovered by tin.
uutivea. " ; . . . . '
THE CROP OF CANDIDATES
A Shrewd Politician's Views on
CHAIRMAN CLARKSON TALK9 *
IlcThlukH the Next ITrttforni Should
Accept Wnr Issues its Set
tled How to Hrcnk the
CIIICAOO'Feb. 11. The executive committee
too of three of the sub committee of seven
of the national republican committee , con *
slsttng of ClnrkMm , Conger and Clayton , re
mained In the city to-day perfecting the
plans and details outlined by the whole com
mittee. The headquarters of the national
committee for the convention have been es
tablished at the Grand I'uclllu hot.-l in the
sumo club rooms as In isslt und ISfcrt. Tha
citizens' committee bus been directed thai
the convention hall must be ready aud
turned over to the national committee on
Thursday before the meeting of thu conven
tion. Tin ; seating capacity of the hall will
not bo over T.tKK ) persons. To give this ca
pacity all the boxes will bo dispensed with
and opera cliulrs replaced by ordinary chairs.
The citizens' committee of Chicago were
given 1,400 tickets four and eight
years ago , and arc now Insisting on that
many , but the committee , will not
be able to supply such a number.
Delegates nnd alternates numbering about
seventeen hundred will bo seated on the
lower floor in the parquctto nnd circle. In
the three tiers above this balcony und the two
gulleries , visitors will bo reserved for tua
more noted guests. The desks for the press
vill bo immediately in front of the stage.
? uch of the delegates will probably have
hrec tickets for distribution. These will not
'O ' season tickets , us heretofore , hut dully
ickcts , nnd therefore capable of receiving a
urger mnnbor of visitors.
Mr. Chirkson , chairman of the sub-commit *
ce , was interviewed to-night as to his 1m-
rosslons of the Indications as to candidate 0,9
ovoloped during the committee session here ,
vhlch drew In many politicians from the dif-
ercnt states. He said :
Everything gives cheering Indications of
in Increasing determination among re
publicans to look beyond the convention
o the election und to unite on the man , who-
iver no is , who can most certainly be elected.
There Is less factional feeling than formally
'cars. ' All republicans realize now , nnd ex
perience can alone tench them , the disad
vantage and discomfort of bcingoutof power.
To answer your questions frankly without
egard to the interest of any candidate I
vould say that the paitynow appears to be
livldcd into two Miitsof opinion. One class
iclieves that there are enough republicans
n the country still for the party und Its
iriueipnls to elect a president , and who bo-
iove that a non-factional .candidate would
bring back all the republicans who have been
out of line , except those who are permanently
. , 'ono on account of the tariff , and who would
lot return unless the party should pructl-
ully declaio against protection. This
class of men believe that a wcstorli
republican of loyal puity record without personal - '
sonal or factional enmities and not too hiiih u
irotcctlonlst , but more on the line of Gar-
Held as to tariff , should he nominated.
The present drift of this eluss among civil-
mis Is toward Allison , who will have his own
state enthusiastically for him , if ho wants it ,
who has great strength all over the west nnd
among the business Interests of the east , anfl
s without enmities In the party und has a
tariff record like that of Garlleld among sol
There Is an effort to direct the popular tide
toward Sherman. This is on the surface Just
now , but the undertone is strongly towards
Gicsham , who , different from many soldiers ,
seems to bo strong in that peculiar union und
fellowship of snub soldiers us are united in
: he organized form of the Grand Army , the
Loyal Legion , etc. , and who Is strong also
with some of the elements of dissatisfied ro-
mblicans in the cast nnd who is ulso
itrong with the anti-monopoly elements
of the west. If a soldier is tel
l > o chosen the situation , taking cost '
nr.d west together , prefigures a soldier Ilka
Gresham who Is strong in peculiar points
und strong both east and west.
The other class of republicans , nnd I should
say they were greatly In the majority , buy
that the situation demands a man who , be
cause of his strength with the working puo-
ilo and on the tariff question , can command
more votes than his party now has left.
They hold that , with such a candidate , the
[ i.irty.would have double assurance of suc
cess and that such u man alone can be sura
of carrying New York , New Jersey , and
Connecticut. These , people are all for Hlulnc ,
nnd more enthusiastically than ever. So uro
the republicans who favor an emphatic nnd
distinctively American policy la all things.
Uluino has lost no friends in the west , but )
rather gained in the cast. He has gained in
Massachusetts , Now Jersey und Connecticut ,
und held his o\s n In New York among thu re
publicans , und materially gained in that stuto
iimoug dcmocruts and working men who are
for protection. All these elements thinlc
Blulno Is to bo nominated. Meanwhile , ho
makes no sign , answers no letters , and is
evidently determined to leave the whole mat
ter to the party , without suggestions from
himself , or any organized effort being mudo
by his friends.
One good thing Is the apparent purpose of
the party to make such u platform us will ,
without chungo from its fanner position op
principles , accept the war Issues us settled , '
und leave the way open for all men who uro
with it in the south on present Issues to Join
with it for the future. There is a
republican majority , In two or three
of the border states , on such a platform ,
and ulso a chance. If the party shall not scc-
tionull/o the tariff questions by taking the
tariff on sugar , to curry Louisiana at the
state election in April , and thus break the
solid south before the national campaign has
really opened. With Wurmouth us u cun-
didate , representing In himself us a sugar-
planter , the tariff interests of Louisiana and
the bitter fight between the McEnnerv and
Nlchol democrats and two United States
senators to elect , there next winter , there Is
an opjMirtunlty for a republican union with )
the tariff und the McEnnery dcmocruts can
bo utilized to curry that stuto.
In regard to the appointment of sergeant- ,
at-arms for the national convention , General' '
Fitzsimmons , who was chosen , wus u union
soldier of gallant record und in every respect
fit for his position on account of 'his war rec
ord. AH to Colonel Hcaly , the committed
meant no disrespect to the veterans' club.
They expect that General Fitzalmtmms will
appoint a largo number of union soldiers'
among his subordinates and ulso that ho will
recognize many of the young republicans ,
who are now the lighting force of the party , !
and give them generous recognition in thesa
honors as well as the Grand Army veterans.
There is an enterprising paper In
Shanghai which believes iu getting all
the nows. In a recent issue it an
nounced that "Charles Parnell , some
time M. P. for Cork city , and three
prominent anarchists have been exe
cuted at Kilmaiiiham. A small detach
ment of'cavalry was in readlncks , but
their services were not required. " It
is also reported that "W. E. Gladstone
was found dead through nn overdose of
Peter Druckonbrod , of Lancaster , Pa- ,
has a steve that was cast in 1780. It hna
but one door , that for nutting in wood
in front , and has what is r.upposed to bo
a coat of arms on the front. On each
fildo Is the head of a woman and "II. W. * *
Stiegol , 17iO ( , Eli/.abith ! Furnace. " M- ' '
the lower corners of the sides are Ma- ' ' >
winic emblems and on the hack the figure - *
uro of a man standing against a tree.
A social organization in Hartford , Conn. , , ?
which had planned to fiigugo Josef Hofmur.n
to play before a select assemblage bused Its jl
scheme upon a treasury surplus of t'JM ) . . I
When the niQiribarb of the club were la- ; , j
formed , however , that Mrs. . Cornelius Vuu- < ]
derhllt paid 1,000 to Imvu Hot maim perform
at her muslcalo they ubandon'cd Jhelr wubl >
tious design. ' ,
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