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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE ; SUNDAY MAY 5J 1889.-SIXTEEN PAGES.
ROGRESSIVE HOUSE OF OMAHA
Always in the Lead. Others Try to Follow.
Offering bargains in every department , sucli as competition cannot toucli. To-morrow will be a galq
day at our store. Everybody invited. Come early.
-I Department 1 |
Bedroom Suih $14.OO , worth $2B
Bedroom Suits $22.8Oworth $4O ,
Folding Beds $28.OO , worth $8O.
Side Boards $18.OO , worth $3O.
i Department 2
'I Wardrobes $12.8O , worth $2B.
' , ; Bvirenus $9.BO , w orth . ' 18.
; Double Bedsteads $1.90worth $3
* - Childs1 Beds $3.OO , worth $6
! Department 3
Chaffonier ? sl2.OO , worth $2O.
13 ok Cases $7.BO , worth $18.
Writing Desks $ B.OO. w orth $1O.
ircoretaries ! } ; 28.OO , worth $4O.
Extension Tables $4.OO , worth $
Tables $1.78 , worth $8.BO ,
f Folding 'l ables $1.OO , worth $2. |
Pier Extension Tables § B.OO ,
| wo rth $1O.OO.
Department 5 !
? Parlor Suits $ iO.OO , worth $4B. fi f
* Parlor Chairs § 4.OO , worth $7.BO. i ,
* . Bed Lounges $9.BO , worth $18. r
| Single Lounges $3OO , worth $1O. ri i
| Department 6
t Fancy Plush Rockers ? 6.OO , * j
? worth $12.
\ Fancy Carpet Rockers $3.OO i'
I worth $6. . |
i Willow Rockers ? B.OO , worth ! ? 1O v
: ' Cane Seat Rockers $2. worth $4. ;
i Department 7
! Chairs 38c , worth OSc.
Nice Cane Seat Chairs OOo , worth tf
j $1.BO. U
Fine Oak Chairs $1.78 , worth $3.
[ Fine Walnut Chairs $1.76 , worth
> * * * * * 4r * *
Fancy Center Tables 2.8O worth
: Library Tables $7.BO , worth $1B.
Marble Top Tables $7.BO , worth
Fine Center Table ? B. worth $1O. |
Department 9 I
Ingrain Cnrpets 8Bc , worth 05c. *
jlngrnln Cnrpets BOc , worth 8Oc. Jj
Brussels Carpets BOc , worth $1. ft
Matting 19c , worth 4Oc. fr ,
Stair Carpets 2Bc , worth BOc.
Oil Cloth 3Oc , worth BOc.
Rug's $2.BO , worth $4.
Crumb Cloths $7.BO , worth $16.
Lace Curtains $1.OO , worth $2.BO
Comforts 9Oc , worth $2. K
Blankets $2.BO , worth $4.8O. 8
Pillows 9Oc , worth § 1.78. E
, Cooking Stoves $ O.BO , worth ? 16.
. Grand Ranges $8O. worth $ BO.
: Gasoline stoves J3.BO , worth
Gasoline Stoves $ G.OO , worth $1O
Mirrors $1.OO , worth ? 2.
Mirrors $1.75 , worth $0.
( Mirrors $7BO , worth ij.12.5O.
i Pictures $2.OO , worth $8.
J Mattresses § 2.OO , worth $4.
; Springs $1.0O. worth $3.3O.
I Kitchen Safes $3.BO , worth $6.
Kitchen Cabinets $7.6O. worth
Elegant Tea Sets $ O.OO , worth $12
I Elegant Dinner Sets $1B.OO ,
3 worth $3O.OO.
S Hanging Lamps .f2.BO , worth .fO.
Elegant Toilet Sets $4.OO , worth
Baby Carriages $ O.BO , worth
Ice Boxes ? 6.OO , worth $1O.
Rolling Pins 8c , worth 2Oc.
Potato Mashers 4c , worth lOc.
SIXTEENTH STREET , 1ET' ' WEBSTER STREETS ,
OUR PIONEER JOURNALISM ,
A Continuation of Dr. G-oorgo L.
POETICAL DREAMS OFTHE ARROW
I'nttlsoii's Pictures The Omaha Nc-
l > rasknn and Its Kdltor Peculiar
ities of Karly Journalism
Issues of the Day.
When you last called upon mo I had
closed all that I wanted tosay about the
early history of the Union Pacillcrail
way interests , bridge , depot and other
affairs , and I see no occasion for extend
ing the record of these matters beyond
tlmt limit. I stated what was the truth in
respect to what occurred and illustrated
ho subject by the documentary record.
These matters are all buried in the past
now and are oven pleasant memories
compared to what they were in the most
critical periods of the history of this
You como this morning to ask mo for
coma reminiscences of Omaha news
papers nn d of the men connected with
them. This will bo a thrice-told tale
and yet it may not bo without interest
to largo numbers of people hero that
Unowlittloof the early Hfo of the city.
The llrst newspaper established in
Omalm was called the Omaha Arrow.
It was edited by John W. Pattison an
printed in the Council Bluffs Bugle
oflloo In tlmt town , which was owned by
Joseph JohnbonaMormonwho recently
dindas my remembrance isin Salt Luke
City , whore ho hud resided for many
Byron Rood has u fllo oj the Arrow ,
Ibollovo , and it is the llrst registered
account of conditions that were found
here in the summer of 18(54. ( Pnttison
lived in Missouri in his later years , and
flied there some ton years ago. Ho was
a bright , voluble young man ; wrote
with readiness , and made his murk in
the llttlo paper chiolly in imagining
the future of this country , which ho
drew in poetical pictured by means of
what ho called dreams. Ho would como
over from Council Bluffs and sit about
the pruirlo hero taking notes of persons
and things , and go haul ; and prouucu
his matter , and n few copies of his paper
would bo handed around by himself to
Visitors to this then speculative spot.
The Arrow had n brief existence , and
it was not really published in OmaKu.
Jn discussing the town Mr. 1'attlson
would convoy the impression to mnn
yl\o \ hud not neon it , because there was
really no town hero at all , that this was
nulte u nourishing commercial city. At
ilmt time wo had not even begun to
\vup lots us boys Mvap iuokUnivos , and
.thore was un utter absence of any
r thing even like the foundations of a
city. Omaha Indians strode arqund on
the plateau and camped on the low bottoms
toms , looUjng with nborlyliwl curiosity
ypoji the whites that hud invaded their
country ) and" few people would strag
gle over from tho-1)1 ) nils to take obser
vations of u few ioil , log anil cotton wood
bantics that were scattered ever what
WU6 culled the townslte. ' '
'i'hs llrst p iper that was printed in
Ojpulia was the Omaha NobnibUan. It
ft/is ( he property of thu llrst dclogute
from this territory to congress , the late
Bird B. Chapman , of Elyria , O. . whenever
never had a real residence among us ,
but who , as a Buckeye democrat , am
bitious of public station , came out bore
to try his fortunes in a perfectly now
field. Ho needed an organ , and had
ono. His first editor bore the name of
John W. Sherman , a young man by the
name of Strickland being tbo foreman
| jf the printing olllco. Those gentlemen -
mon , a small bunch of type , a hand-
press and two or three printers consti
tuted the material and editorial part of
Sherman was a mild , affable manwho
lived hero several years ; not strong as
a writer , but it was thought then , and
is thought now , that behind him wore
several strong mon who furnished a
good deal of editorial matter. And
among them was the secretary and act
ing governor of the territory , Thomas
B. Cuming , ono of the most brilliant
men that over crossed the Missouri
river. Ho it was that organized Ne
braska under civilized rule , and did it
with an executive strength and comprehensive -
prohonsivo view of the needs of a new
people which at once stamped him as a
rising man in this part of the west. Ho
was cut oIT all too soon , and died in
March , 1858.
Tlio Nebraskan was subsequently
edited by Theodore II. Robertson , ono
of the really strong editors of this sec
tion of the country at that time. Ho
wrote with great ability on all subjects
which ho chobo to discuss , and for pow
ers of.attaclc and defunso and in main
taining his own views and upholding
the interests which ho was nound to de
fend , ho was the peer of any newspaper
man of thut period. The isatics wore
simply local. There was a good deal of
talk about democracy , and Pierce , and
Buchanan , and slavery , but the ques
tions of the time were those of capitol
location and local political rivalries ,
which reduced the contentions in poli
tics to factions among the democrats ,
and to personal rivalries and conllicts ,
some of which were very ridiculous.
U is surprising to look back upon the
incidents of those times and to rolloct
into whatpabsions simple things threw
our friends who wore btruggling for
political or poi'bonal interests ono
against the other. Byron Reed could
give fcomo very interesting incidents of
collisions that took place , of hand bills
that were issued , ti < 'hts that were
threatened and duels that were never
fought among the bravo man of the
time. It was tlio era of the Claim club
which furnished its full quota of ex
citement. But the ab.-orbing question
was the capital location and it contin
ued to bo so for several years. Battles
over it were carried from the newspa
per into the legislature , especially into
the lobbies thereof , and Hiuiscom , Pop-
ploton , Morton , Mason , and the Brad-
fords and Nuoliolls and Cuming , who
was always , ejthor in spirit or in fact ,
at tlie head of the Omaha forces , made
thib country very lively for one that
was without inhabitants. The constit
uencies had u threat deal inoro voice
RobortFon retired from the Nebras-
itnn. nftor several yours1 service , to his
home in [ .al'hitto , whore lie lived us a
farmer. A wurm > hearted , goniul man ,
a good fighter , timlablo as a girl. I may
guy ( hut lie was the llrst man that
thought ha had discovered that I could
mnku un editor. This was not until after
I had handled tlio little sheet known us
the Omaha llarnld for more than a
year. 1 chorlsiior him the most pleas
ant memories and I wusuttaohed to him
by tlio strongest ties. It Is only just to
say that he rendered valuable servicd
to this community in days when suoh
service was of very great Importance
i to its intorcbU.
I will try and gather together for our
noxt. sitting some facts about tli3 Re
publican and its real first editor , Col
onel E. D. Webster , who is &o widely
known out here , and who has had a
career upon which it will give mo great
pleasure to comment.
I1ONEV FOIl TH-iJ
Just now straw hats show whieh way the
Novel and exceedingly pretty printed silk
tissues form an attractive portion of dressv
The Empire long coats for utility uses dur
ing the inevitably wet and chilly days of
spring are stylish garments.
Asbes-of-roses nnd cafe-au-lait silk waists
are worn with the prottv Venetian jackets of
raspberry or russctt-'cd t'oulo cloth.
Striped , plaiucd , and barred materials nre
still arranged with great ingenuity , and all
sameness and monotony is thus avoided.
The now and artistic mcilluival tea-gowns ,
with cuirass bodlcei and full skirts are
charmingly made of the beautiful rare tinted
Mate ) . ESO satins.
Ono of the very marked characteristics of
present fashions is the skillful coloring.
Many dress toiletsinvolvo the blending two
or three different colors.
The transition Irom winter to spring cos
tumes is stylishly and agreeably offeeted by
the Diio-toiro , und Empire" redlngotcs and
the graceful liussiun polonaises.
FSTho number ami variety of small wraps
that have been invented is truly wonderful.
All sorts of small visiles , pelerines , and
shnulder capes are made with silk and black
Very many of the lovely new evening toi
lets for full-dress wear uro In close princess
shape at the buck , with open rcdiniroto fronts
that reveal n vest and petticoat of accordeon
Campbell cloth is a now Scotch material of
fine wool , with enough of cotton in its weav
ing to keep It from shrinking , yet It Is soft ,
pliant , and very light , coming In all the
pretty devices noted in Snoteh ginghams.
Many women are disappointed in the uis-
play of bonnet models , averring that , with
thooxcoption of two or three shupas rather
striksng nnd hbiirro In outline there are
noun which nffoid any genuine protection.
The coining of a fashionable woman of to
day Is heralded by a rattling of beads which
begin at her bonnet , drop to the fringes on
bodice or wrap , cling to her sush ends nnd
draperies , and glitter on the tips of her
natty French snoes.
Most of the new embroidered ginghams ,
batistes , French zephyr goods nnd line chain-
Dory fabrics uro made up either In plain sim
ple Grotchcu fashion , with round waists ,
full skirts , and wide sash of the dress mate
rial , or In straight dlrectoiro style , very
much like those In silk or wool.
The beautiful French ohalll materials are
brought out in very many of the charming
designs'popular ' In matelasso silks , pompa
dour satins , India situs and foulards. There
are , besides these , small but brilliantly col
ored palms and leaves , In Persian colors ,
strewn over pure white challl grounds , und
also empire garlands , wreaths , chintz pat
terns , and richly shaded foliage sprays In
tints of olive , green and gold.
There are a host of pretty and becoming
corsages among the freshly opened importa
tions , ana if wo are to judge by this exhibit ,
shirring anil smocking are to bo quite as
popular as over , Many bodices ore shirred
In clusters , others nho\vHOft folds brought
from the shoulders over a smocked plaston
in the neck , the folds crossing diagonally
below tills. A largo number of the light silk
gowns ore In this style , arid this presupposes ,
indeed exacts straight skirts with u bolt
either fastened with u buckle or merging
into flowing ends. Not till fabrics are suit
able foMihlrring , and of these the corsages
are made plain , with applied garnitures In
the shape of crossol folds , passementurlo
ribbon traniniiigg , or corselets of some soft
fabric , such us crepe do chcae or Victoria
IVlint Ho Got Up With.
Now York Mercury : "Joe , you were
out on a lark last night , "
"Yes , father. "
"But you didn't got up with the lark
this morning. "
"No , 1 got up with n headache , "
GIRDLE 'ROUND THE CITY ,
Made by Hundreds of Happy Homos
and Busy Manufactories.
A DAY ON THE BELT LINE.
How tlic Suburbs Have Sprung Up
on i'lain and 11111 nncl Tlirivo
oil the City's Pros
A Day on tbo licit.
Omaha is a surprise.
Pew people realize the marvellous cx-
tontof her growth. Neither can tHey
realize it without u drive into the
suburbs to observe her wonderful ad
vancement. The writer made a tour ot
the suburbs yesterday and noted that
where nothing but wild , virgin prairie
mot the eye throe years ago , ono may
now see miles of country covered with
buildings , the charming , happy little
homes of well-to-do , industrious
mechanics , ami thirfty and prosperous
business men. An occasional mansion ,
magnificent in its architectural
proportions , occupied by some
merchant prince , proud capitalist ,
sleek banker , or aristocratic profes
sional limn looms up castle-like
among the cottages and other
modest dwelling. These mansions as a
rule , are usually found upon command
ing heights , affording the occupants an
enchanting view of the surrounding
The desire to obtain an abode ele
vated above those of * his fellow-man no
doubt accounts for the swell homes four ,
live and six miles from the business
center of town. That they arc delight
ful spots in which to while
away the joyful hours of homo
lifo , will bo readily admitted.
Furthermore , the advantages offered
and accommodations to bo had in secur
ing property where fortunes need not
bo invested in the purehuHo of a single
lot , are becoming mocaassured day by
day. These cable and-electric railway *
are reaching out grout distances In oil
directions , thus guaranteeing transpor
tation to and from tho'Htorcs ' , shops and
olllces , and niulco the life of suburban
citizens worth living ,
But thobo geiieraUUoa convey very
little idea of things O.H they are actually
to bo found.
At Oak Chatham the writer with n
friend , made his first atop , It is a ro
mantic little station * nestling in the
inviting shade of talhcotton woods and
over looking u vast stretch of low. level
lands , below rugged bluffs and along
the silent winding river. In this vi
cinity are located two prosperous insti
tutions , the Western Casket manu
factory company and a largo mill owned
by F. H. Miller and O. M. Gunderson ,
where immenseconsigninontsof frames ,
sashed , doors , mouldings , scroll sawing
and all kinds of fatalr worlc arc turned
out every day in the year. THOBO were
visited and a pleasant half hour- spent
at each. Mr. L. A. Bryant as presi
dent and secretary presides over the
former factorv. Ho kindly welcomed and
entertained his visitors. They were
given to understand thut binco the SiOth
of April ono year ago , when himself
and partner , "John McConvry"cumo
hero from Michigan to look for a loca
tion , they had built up an establish
ment , costing originally $15OOU and
which has now back of it * COt)00 ) , and
employs forty-live skilled workmen and
is turning out over two thousand styles
of the finest coillns made. They are BO
pressed with business that they are unable -
able to moot the demands upon them.
Another enlargement is contemplated.
A few yards distant stands the other
factory and there the seekers for information
mation learned thiiiRS that few people
in this vicinity have an intelligent
knowledge of. It , was Mr. Miller
who did the talking. Ho assured the
vibitors that the proprietors
wore constantly busy and ad
ded much to the interest
of this wonderful city. Twenty men
find stoado employment at good wages.
These industries arc located on the edge
of Boyd's Place , an addition which is
being converted into an attractive resi
dence place as rapidly as homos can be
built. Lots are selling at $700 each and
are going on" very rapidly. Everywhere
could bo seen new houses in course of
To the fright , a milo distant , and
crowning Omaha Heights , u now town
has sprung up like magic , and is the
scene of great activity. There are at
least a hundred buildings , ranging
from cheap board shanties to fine brick
mansions already inhabited , and judg
ing from the manner in which scores
of mechanics are rushing things , as
many more residences will bo added before
fore snow Hies.
The Swedish hospital , an attractive
throe-story edifice , with two lowers , is
nearing completion. Dr. Mercer is
going out there with His Sixteenth
street motor line , and then Monmouth
park will bo ono of the most desirable
sections to bo found in the whole range
of suburban localities. In fact , the doc
tor has "iis " track already laid nourly to
the hilltop. It is understood that ho
proposes to make a complete circuit and
como in past the deaf and dumb asylum.
If ho docs it will not bo long until the
ridges , slopes and ravines northwest
will bo converted Into streets with rows
of nice cottages on either bide.
"Druid" is the rather queer sounding
name painted in white letters on a long
black board surmounting the Japanese
looking structure 'which answers tlie
purposes of a depot on the belt. Ilore ,
as at the places just loft , numerous im
provements are being inaugurated.
Just across the tracks , Murphy , Mosey
& Co. , have commenced to construct
their mammoth furniture factory , and
when completed it' will bo the king of
all concerns hereabouts. This linn
comes hero well equipped financially to
maintain tin institution that is sure
to hiivo its influence and become an in
stitution to which the city may point
with pride. Foundation walls are al
ready in for two buildings , the largest
to bo 120 foot square and five stories
high , and tbo smaller 00x150 and three
stories hjgh , so it is evident they begin
on an extonblvo hcalo. Employment
will bo given to 400 men. Naturally
some have famlliosund will want homes ,
therefore the outlook for tlmt locality is
indeed encouraging , The hills there
abouts are already dotted over with
now houses , and no loss than half a
do/.on have been commenced. Half a
mile further uloncr the traok a now sta
tion is noted , to bo called
Hitchcock , about Doing completed.
A thriving settlement is rapidly de
veloping there. On sped the skittish
sorrels past an old foundry , given over
to bats and owls months agobut well lo
cated for an industry of that kind , and
only waiting the arrival of the right
man to take hold and start its furnaces
bla/.lng. Between this and Orchard
Hill matters tire quiet , though wo heard
the loud olattur of numerous hammers ,
tlie hum of haws and planes , and lo
cated no loss than twenty buildings in
tlio valley on the eabt side of the road ,
Orchard Hill , now a purl of Walnut
Hill , is spreading rapidly in every di
rection. The combined additions have
long boon recognized as the most
attractive residence spot around Oma
ha , therefore its marvelous growth is
'not to bo wondered at. Lovely httlo
palaces , ornamented with many gables ,
bay windows and fantastic carvings
confront the spectator at every turn.
From there ono can have a rarely
charming view up and down the wide
valley , over the smoky , bustling , noisy
city and far away across the rolling
prairie. But wo have no time tolingor.
Towards the southeast winds the two
strands of iron and along their course are
distinguished tall , dark shafts , from
which lloat volumes of black smoke , in
dicating that times arc not as cranks
would like to huvo you believe , and that
the greatest city on the Missouri river ,
between its sources and mouth , is fast
becoming a manufacturing center. But
before reaching Lawrence & Holland-
oi's planingmill , at Farmui street cross
ing , which started ono year ago , very
modestly , and is now booming , wo took
a whirl through" Dundee place , which
gives splendid promise of becoming an
exceedingly swell neighborhood. Kcnl-
donees costing from $3,000 to 810,000 ,
arc growing like mushrooms , and the
owners of lots have set their figures
high. Since the addition .seems to be in
demand by men who have plenty of
money , and want to live in style , they
evidently know their business.
West Side is not doing much , though
it has hopes of the future and may got
to the front yet. Brecnt's vinegar
works , which turn out seventy-five bar
rels a day , are located there.
Away out in "West Lawn , on the Fre
mont , Elkhorn & Missouri Valley , the
Omaha Banket company has putupan
immense brick building , It is equipped
with new machinery and is running at
full blast. Thov estimate the value of
their plant at $12,000. Twenty-live men
are now engaged and within a
month the force will bo in
creased to llfly. Adjoining them
is the Omaha Mantel and Caakt-t com
pany , an organl/.ation just starting in.
It is backed by Messrs. Walker , C'al-
lioun , C. 10. Roth and T. II. Tnylor.who
propose to furnish the market with nil
the marble mantels and grates that it
There in probably a score of smaller
industries hero and there along the
line not oniimoratod in tills accout. but
which contribute their bhuro towards
the buz/ and excitement of tlio booming
outblcirts. They give employment to
five , eight and ton mon.
Tlio journey homeward was made by
way of Hansom parkund wo discovered
that the city is extending beyond there
at an astounding rato. In nil directions
now houses are in course of erection.
1'ooplo who stay down town all thu
time have no conception of tlio magni
tude of the improvements being made
on the outer cdgos.
All through the western portion of
town Htrong forces of man and teams are
plowingscrapingnnd getting the streets
in pnssablo condition. Along the south
limits of Wnlnut Hill , in Dundee and
Boyd Pladas , this work is being pro
secuted vigorously. They are cutting
dotyn thu riflges and filling up the hol
low's. The Uolt Line people are doing
everything they can to push along the
general trend of improvement * . They
have put iii two new hide tracks at
Druid station as a special accommoda
tion to the big furniture factory going
up there ,
Everything indicates that this will
provean extraordinary good your for
the suburban neighborhoods.
A Man OlioUrn a M.ul DUK to l > ulh.
Yesterday tiftornoon a largo and
i.Oack iU < / uus ncen running up
Greenwich streotsnappi ngnt thodilTof
out objects it passed , says the Now Vorld
Times. When it reached the corner of
Cortlandtand Greenwich strcotsjitmad *
a savage lunge at a workman who \vae |
passing , and bit him in the arm. Tha
man tit once took in the situation , and
grasping the brute by the throat throw
it to the ground and fell upon bis body.
After ho had secured a good grip on thai
dog's wind-pipo with ono hand ha
seized its tongue with the other , andi
held on until the animal was dead. At
that moment a police ollicer made his
appearance and shot the dog in thohoudl
A tobacco trust Is the plug ugly of monopo
The president is said to boa physiognomist.
\Vo thought ho was n Hoosler.
There is not much milk of human Uind <
ness in the pule of civilization.
"Mun wants butllttlo here below1' a post *
ofllce , or department clerkship will do.
Massachusetts has oniclully declared that
hnrd cider is the bulwark of our libortios.
Mrs. Potter claims to have a mascot.
Probably its color is Uellow , anil Its bale
Gcorgo Washington was n grand fathcj
for n country. In his ciiso the oftlco bought
the num. _ _ _ _ _
If Minneapolis Intends to win the pennant
the pln.vcrs must overcome their uveislon ta
playing huso ball ,
If the Illinois legislature doesn't ruljourn
pretty soon , the momocrs will bo uimblo ta
got out their crops.
Pennsylvania will nnt go nroblbltlon because -
cause thcro is a possibility that euinotiiuo
prohibition may prohibit.
We sincerely liopo that the overwhelming
defeat of the Massachusetts prohibitionists
will not drlvo them to drink ,
The oyster moves out with the rest of the
world on May 1. The codfish and thu baked ,
bean are with us the year 'round.
The report that Lord High Kxccutioner
Ulurkson UBCS the original Imtchct of U. W.
pi malting decapitations is denied.
If the centennial ball bad only happened in
Hoston about ten days ago , Munsiuiliusetta
wouldn't have gene us "wot" as she illil.
The Phlladnlphla Hccord huads an urtlclo
"LawyersVnnt More Money. " .lust us U
there was something si run go In that furl.
lea ! ms ( icon observed on tlm planet V < > MUS.
It was not long ago when it wax reported that
thcro were whiskers on thu moon. Antron-
oiny is booming.
Sir Julian Pniincofoto greatly irsomblCB
Adam Forepaugh , Adam will manage the
American circus , wlillo Julian looks * after the
Canadian uquarliini' ,
George IV. was culled the "llrst gentle <
man of Europe , " but he wasn't us much of n
gentleman as was America's Gcorgo , who
polished or. ' George III. with neatness and
The lust that anybody would have expected
of thu Oklahoma boomers was thut they
would have been calobr.iting their nrrivjl In
t'no promised land by paylni : 10 cunts a glass
The menus of the centennial banquet wire
printed In French. How dlsgustcuV.i h-
ington would bo could he Know that the
Kngllah lanifuago wasn't good ciioiiKh for
Americans in Ibb'J.
There Is no doubt about it. There are
many line openings In Oklahoma waiting for
enterprising young men from the east. Mont
of them are about six foot long by two feel
wide depth according to the digger.
The base bull columns of the newspapers ,
the rampant condition of the twine truit.
the frequency of new-liild e gn , the book
beer lithographs and the scramble for oftlce ,
all Indicate thut this is going to bo a very
Thcro uro no tramps In tbli country now- '
nuu.ys. The follows who co'im ' to the bactf'
door and usk for crusU and gnunblo If they
don't get piu tire all "Oklahoma suffcrcre. ' "
In this happy centennial time th y t ,
learn u lesson In voracity from George.
That was a great moviai ; day Just 100
years ago when the first iiresldent took up
his residence In the executive mansion OH
May t. History will bear us when < va pay
that the uiesident did not iwear whmi put.
ting up the stovepipe or paVtlng down iUo
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