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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , AUGUST 25 , 1889-SIXTEEN PAGES. < k
IN OMAM SOCIAL CIRCLES ,
Return of Pilgrims From DlfToront
Quarters of the Glebe ,
TERPSICHORE AGAIN AWAKENS.
A Chapter From tlio History of Otnnha
Society Life A Quiet ,
Sleepy Week Per-
A Great Pleasure Trip.
Whllo in the cast enjoying their summer
Outing , Mr. nnd Mrs. Thomas Swobo , who
returned yesterday , took a trip that pleased
thorn very much. They wont from the Thou
sand /stands by boat down the St. Lawrence
rlvor to Montreal , spent a few days In thnt
line old city , then crossed Lake Champlam
nnd Lake George , took in Niagara Falls ,
and stopped some tlmo at Saratoga. Subse
quently another cnjovnblo Journey was taken
by boat down the Hudson rlvor , from Al
bany to Now York , thcnca to Coney Island
and Long Hrnneli. Mrs. Swobo says , however -
over , thai there Is no attraction anywhere in
nil thnt country fluftlclcntly strong to Induce
her to want to live thoio In preference to the
Mrs. Ilrmvn's "CofToo. "
On Tuesday last occurred ono of these
pleasant affairs that ono long remembers.
Mrs. A. Urown , assisted by her sister , Mrs.
b. Noumnn , gave a dollghlful "coffeo" In
honor of Mrs. Gugonhonncr , of Chicago , and
Mrs. Droyfoos , of Ottawa. There was
everything to delight the eye nnd please the
taste , nnd ttio affair was in every way felic
itous. There were present Mcsdumcs
GuBonhoimor , Drovfoos , Droyfoos , Furth ,
Simon , Merrill , Glndslono , Hichenborg.
Schlank , Prince , Ncuman , Meyer and
Meyer. In the cvcnlnc the follow ! UK gentlemen -
men Joined the guests : Messrs. Ulchcnhorg ,
Dreyfoos , Morritt , Furth , Ncuman , . Gross
MHS | Hoolnn'n Pnrty.
Miss Molllo Hcolan gave n pleasant party
nt Hanscom parts Tuesday ovonln ? in honor
of her cousins , Miss Colomiui and Mies
Kcofc , both of Clinton , la. , who nro now
her guests. About eighty young persons
Were present , and Iho event proved a most
felicitous ono. The young ladles thus hon-
oroa wcro delighted with the park ns n place
for holding a party , the Idea being to thorn a
very unique one. "Dancing was the principal
pastime , nnd the largo platform was filled to
its utmost capacity with dancers unlil mid
night. Llehl refreshments wcro served.
1'nrly at the Aroado.
Mr. James Casey , of the Arcade , gave a
pleasant little party Tuesday evening in
honor of his nephew nnd niece , Mr. Uasoy
and Miss Maud Casey , of Allcghancy City ,
Pa. , who are at present his guests. Cards ,
music , dancing and refreshments wcro Iho
features or the event. Among these pres
ent wcro : Misses Dnllono , MuNorton ,
O'Hourko , Klmball , O'Hnnlon and Casey.
The Messrs. Cushing , Kinsler , Hcnno , of
Troy , N. Y. , Murphy , Cullen , Dower , Del-
line nud James Casey , of Allcgimnoy City ,
Jicr Sixth nirtlulny.
Wednesday w.is the sixth birthday of little
Faith Heel , daughter of Me and Mrs. Frank
I J. Heel , 28li ) St. Mary's avenue , and nn elegant -
, gant lawn party was given by Mrs. Heel for
feh er hltlo girl , to which about sixty play-
of Faith were lavltod. Vho invita
tions worrfvory pretty and.unlmao , being in
cold , silver and green , and were worded as
lollows : "My mdthor wants to know if
your mother' ' will lot 'you como to my party.
Faith HooU1 * * The time specified was from
Uto'Tp. m. , nad about fifty ot Faith's Httlo
'friendswere oij-naiid at tbo appointed tlmo
nnd enjoyedftf most1 'delightful tlmo. The
little , hostess -received a largo number of
handsome and costly" presents , Small tables
\voro placed on tbo lawn and at 5 p. in , , most
tempting refreshments were sproaa before
the children nnd the highest possible com
pliment was pnld to tlio viands by the man
ner In which ' the. little people speedily de
spatched ttionr. The Misses Morse , Halch ,
Egbert nnd-McCandlish assisted Mrs. IIocl
in receiving. < <
The followine were among the guests :
"Misses Alice Swil7ler , Ucuslo Brady. Loulso
Zahncr , Stella Taylor , .Ifftth and Lulu Pier-
son , Ella Colton , Mary nnd Lutio Egbert ,
Boulah Leavitt , Alia Griffin , Luella Urad-
loy , Henrietta noes , Bertha nnd Mary
Bhacklcford , Miriam Eglcston. Musters
Robert and Wilson Swltzlor , Donald Troup ,
Ralph Piorson , Fred Taylor , Bennlo Cotton ,
Russell , Jessie und Earlo Bovlns , Robert
Zah'nor , John Hobertson and John Griflllh.
' A Llttln Birthday Surprise.
Master Walter Lmgafelt celebrated his
Ixlh birthday in a very 'appropriate way
last Monday afternoon. His sisters , Win-
bio and Pearl , planned a complete surprise
on him , nnd , assisted by their brottior Clydo ,
entertained the following persons at a lawn
party in his honor : Misses Joslo and Lulu
Stafford , Murshlo MuOln , Lizzie Gorr , Mas-
tors'Hugh Smith. John and Albert Pearson
nnd Earl T.ito. After enjoying themselves
us only children cun , In swinging , playing
games , etc. , they sat down to a bountifu
spread of cakes , fruits , Ice crcnni , etc. , on
-lholawn. After doing full Justice to the
Bwects they again returned so their play til
It was tlmo to depart , when all wished ttic
little host many happy returns of the day.
Master U'nlter received many beautiful ant
Monday was the twenty-fifth wedding annl
Ternary of Mr. and Mm. Morltz Krctchmcr
Fourteenth near \Villii..js street , and thej
celebrated the event In u royal manner a
Metz hull the same evening. Over COO invltoi
Ijuosts were present und a mora splondli
army of silver presents is never scon that
these tokens showered upon tbo genial oil
gentleman nnd his wifo. Tlio Bohemian or
chestra , which , by the way , is becoming i
pjilendid musical organization , played thai
prettiest nlrs nnd the Ilrst half of the nigh
was devoted to dancing Intermingled will
Before mippor Mr. If retclimor delivered ai
address ol welcome , both la the Ocrman
and Bohemian tongues.
Supper was served in the dining hall at 1
ft , m. The collation vras - more tnnn a sup-
por. It was a banquet , and the long line of
tables wcro heavily laden with the
most toothsome edibles and all the dainties
of the season , whllo the rarest of
flowers added a charm to the scone. After a
prolonged dUcusssion pf the viand * the
guests , rcf roshodf Topalroil ncnla to the ball
room , where the round of pleasure was kept
up until daylight.
An elegant party will bo hold on thobea'utl-
ful lawn of Mr. Ebon 1C Long , 1300 South
Sovontconlh avenue , on Tuesday evening
next. The party will bo given by the Aurora
society of the South Tenth street church , a
lllorary orgnnlzallon that also alms to culti
vate the social elements of Its members.
Ice crontn nnd oilier refreshments will bo
_ _ _
The Motrnpnlltnn drill.
The annual election of the Metropolitan
club took place Wednesday evening nnd re
sulted in the following selection of oftlecra :
President , Mr. D. A. Stomnn ; vice president ,
Mr. C. S. Elguttor' secretary , Mr. 1) . Knuff-
man j treasurer1 , Mr. S. Uorgmnn. A brilliant
social season Is anticipated by the club this
Hull nt GondV-lch Hnll.
On next Wednesday ovenihg a grand ball
nnd banquet will bo given by the Odd Fol
lows nt Goodrich hall to ifo1p"llft tbo debt on
that building. Good music has boon en
gaged , and every effort will bu made to insure -
sure a pleasant evening.
TrnnlH Tournntnonr ,
The success of the recent ' tennis tourna
ment at the the Elms' court. Excelsior
Springs , near Kansas City , has called for so
many requests for a repetition , that the man
agement have determined tojgivo the public
another ono , nnd nn a much grander scale.
The sporting goods house of J. F. ScUmolzor
& Son , Kansas City , have interested them
selves in the affair. It will bo n free-for-all
tournament , and held August S3 , SO and 80 ,
pen to all comers , and any club can make as
uany entries as It desires. St. Louis , Kan-
as City , St. Joseph , Omaha. Erapona , Law-
once , and other cities In Missouri and Kin-
as , have promised to send reprcsoutalivcs.
The prizes offered nro as follows :
Gonllemoh's Doubles , First Prize Two
ioars' pcclal prize racquets , with silver in-
Second Prize Two English silK tennis
> olts , silver-plated trimmings.
Ladles' Singles , First Prize Ono
roil cork-handle ' .
- ju'izo racquet.
Second Prizn Ono gonumo English tonnls
Gentlemen's Singles , First Prize Ono
Potllt prlzo racquet , in handsome racquet
Second Prize One English blazer.
A now feature of the mooting will bo the
adics' tournament , in which many well
inoxvn Kansas City , Omaha and St. Joseph
girls , who are exports with Iho bat , are ox-
icotod to take part.
O. M. I } . A. Picnic. .
On Wednesday afternoon the members of
lie Catholic Mutual Benefit association with
, holr wives , children and a number of
friends , divorced themselves from the cores
of business and professional life nnd hied to
, ho cool glens of Hauscom parlc to enjoy a
iicnlo party. ' A numoer passed the after
noon pleasantly swinging iu hammocks and
lazily cbatUng with llioir neighbors , but the
great ccntop of ntlrnction was thO'danoIng
. .UniformVhoro gallant menprotlv
; irls and ponderous matrons smil
ingly stopped through Iho mazes of
the quadrilles. It was an afternoon's
pleasure of ilself lo see County . Attorney
Mulioney trip lightly.-lkroughtho Intricacies
of the Virginia * reel nnd cbquoitishly dos-a-
dos with the head lady of the column. The
towering form of Hon. C. J. Smyth wns also
a conspicuous figuro'ln the dance. Mr. .W ;
A. L. Gibbon nnd Major John B. Furay
looked longingly nt tbo dancers , but when
invited to participate . .shooktholr - heads
mournfully and muttered something about
"rhoumatlz. " The
dancing was pro
longed until 7 a. m' Among
these present wcro the following : *
Major John B. Furay and family , Dr. Kin-
seller and family , T. J. Muhoney , C. J.
Smyth and wife , Mr. D. J. Donahue , Mr. W.
A. L. Gibbon and family , M. V. Gan
non , JamesCasoy and wife , Charles Tag-
gart and family , M. D. Hocn'o and family ,
Mr. Honscr and family , E. J. Murphy , J. A.
Llnahan , John Dally.T. A. Murphy , Andrew
Murpby andjumily , Michael Leo and fam
ily , James Bronnan and family , Dr. Kiloy ,
Jolm W. Paul , Hurry Hussuy , John. Goad ,
Dr. Dcspechor , James Casey , of 1'ittsburp ,
Pa. , John McGovoru , Mr. Gavin , of Council
Bluffs , Will Webber , John Muhonoy , P. A.
Gavin and family , Frank McCrary and wife.
Mcsdumcs C. Y. Gallagher. E. C. McShano ,
Richard Downey , Thomas McShsno , Jnmcs
Green. The Misses Murphy , of Atlantic.
Uu. ; Misses Tinloy aud Shea , of Council
Bluffs ; the Misses Maud Paul , Hayden ,
Kinsler , O'llork. Maud Casey , Croiihton ; ,
Cooper , Milloll , Agnes Lcc , Liz/io Murphy ,
As Jolly a company as over invaded the
confines of Pries lake , spent last Sunday at
that prqtly hltlo resort. JJancing and boat-
riding consumed the greater portion of the
day , and as line a lunch as over was spread
at a plcnlowas served on thn grass. The
liquid refreshment consisted of that daintiest
of beverages champagne nnd the lunch
was merrily dispatched amid Iho popping of
corks and the ripples of laughter. About ,
thirty ladies weio in attendance , among
whom were noticed the folio wing : Mr. and
Mrs. Losurus , Mr. and Mrs. Knhn , Mr. and
Mrs. Froyhan , Miss Lastrus , Mr. Samuel
Klein , Samuel Lasurus , Kichnrd Fvoy and
Ike Buttonstoin ,
Haxtcr-Lulni ; . *
At 7:45 : o'clock last * Wednesday evening ,
August 21 , Mr , Charles II. Baxter was mar
ried to Miss E. Joslo Lnlng. Tbo ceremony
was performed by Rev. J. W. Harsha al Iho
residence of the bride's brother , J. C.
Laing. The groom holds "a responsible posi
tion with the Win. Barr Dry Goods company
of this city , and the bride is a handsome nnd
accomplished young Indywho is highly rc-
Kardod'by all who know her. The affair was
very quiet , none but relatives being present ,
allhough a largo number of unusually fine
presents were sent the hnppy couplo. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Baxtot hnvo the slncora good
wishes of a host of frlemUlli Omaha. They '
will bo nt homo after September 3 at 1W7
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Bnok From Their " \Vctlrtlnc Trip.
Mr. A. D. Brnndols and bride returned
Wednesday mornlnr from their wedding
tour , which was seven wocka' duration.
From Detroit they sloitnod down the lakes
nnd up the SU Lawrence rlvor ns far as
Quebec. They also wont through the Thou
sand Islos. The next point of .interest wa ;
Saratoga , where they passed n week. 'Thoy
next ( trilled down the Hudson , visited Nc\v
York , Atlantic City nnd other points. They
nro now at homo to their friends nt721 South
Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Rocdnr are at Manltou.
Mrs. E. N. Post has returned from , the
Miss Ida Ulxon has returned from Spirit
Mrs. Bourke has returned from Spirit
Mr. Gcorgo Higrglns is nt Colfnx Springs ,
Miss R. Flshor has gone on n visit to Chi
Mrs. C. N. DJotz has returned from Ken
Mr. . Frank Murphy returned from the cast
.ludgo Reed has loft for a vacation" at Col-
Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggins nro at Colfax
Springs , In.
W. A. Underwood has boon in Milwaukee
the past week.
A. B. Hunt loft yesterday for an extended
visit in the cast.
Mrs. Hnrbach has returned from her out
ing at Spirit lako.
Mrs. W. J. Reeves and daughter nro gene
to Oakland , Cat.
Thomas A. Fancy left for Peachflold ,
Mass. , Thursday.
E. W. Burroughs has gene to Whltowood ,
Dak. , on n vacation ,
Mr. B. B. Young h.ia returned from his
Jauat among the Rockies.
Adolph Mover has gene to Manltau to escort
cert his family home again.
Mr. J. N. Fronzor is bnclc from his trip
through the eastern stales.
Mrs. James McMorris has gene to visit
friends at Watortown , Out.
Mr. Emll Hoyn. of Detroit , is the guest of
his brother , Mr. Gcorgo Heyn.
The Misses Aycrst , of Kountzo Place , have
returned from LakoOkoboJi.
E. O. Stark loaves this week for a vaca
tion among the norther lakes.
Mrs. W. V. Morse has returned with her
family from an extended tour.
Rov. George H. Schnur'and bride have re
turned from their wedding tour.
Michael Maul has returned from Pitta's
Peak and other Colorado points.
Miss Belle Dewey returned Tuesday from
her summer's outing at Spirit LaUo.
Mr. C. S. Parrotte is enjoying a much
needed rest at his ranch near Kcornoy.
Mrs. Frank Garrolly and dautrhler are
al present visiting relatives in the cast.
Mrs. E. A. Thayer , of Salida , Col. , is in
the city , the guest of Mrs. Judge Dundy.
Senator Mandorson and wife arrived in
Omaha Monday from their trip to Alaska.
Miss Richardson will iiicnd the next three
weeks Iravollnir Ihrougu'tho eastern states.
Mrs. C. E. Yost and Miss Bertha Yost
have returned front their ouling at Iho sea
Mr. and Mrs. Ringwalt nnd Miss Gorlnidot
Ringwnlt have returned -from the great *
Miss Georgia T. Brtfnner has returned"
from a pleasant visit at her uncle's in West
* * Tbo MiRses Knto and Ida Lawrence loft
Thursday for a trip through Ih'o eastern
F. W. Richards and family left -Thursday
.for n week's visit with friends in Xes )
Mrs. T. L. Beaver and Mrs. Carrie Kep.- .
yon nro visiting Mrs. G , M. Walker , at Nor * '
folk , } Job. ' J
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Woodland left for Mil
waukee to-day. The latter will rom am sev
James McHutjb , formerly of Omaha , but
now of 'Memphis , Tenn. , is in the city visit
ing friends. . '
T ) . II. Wheeler Jr. , and , wlfo have returned
from their visit to Mrs. Wheeler's ' old homo
Mrs. C. H. Dewey haslio'cn called to Belle
ville , O. . by the death of- her brotherMr. .
Gcorgo S. Boll. V *
Mr. Humn and his daughter Helen have
returned from an extended triDthrough ; Col
orado and Utah.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Haflscom and daugh
ter returned Monday from a pleasant outing
nt Colfax Springs. -
D. V. Sholes nnd Janios C. MoKoll loft
Tuesday for a Ihrco weeks' irip to Denver
and Sail Lake city.
Mrs. F. M , Richardson and sou Jean have
loft for a month's visit with friends in Sioux
City and Minnesota.
Donald Robertson loft Wednesday for
Lake Superior , where ho will enjoy an oul
ing for several weeks.
Mr. C. T. Taylor left the first of tbo week
for Florida to push forward the worlr on his
now hotel at Sutherland.
Mr. James Casey and Miss May Casey , of
Pittsbunr , are the guests of their undo , Mr.
James Casey , of the Arcado.
Georgq E. Gibson has returned to Omaha
after making u tour through Oregon , Wash
ington territory and the west.
Mr. W. V , IrwfW has returned from two
weeks of rest and recreation among the resorts -
sorts near Lakeside , Lake Erie.
Miss Mary Bradcn , of Gnlcsburg , 111. , has
been visiting her slstor , Mrs. Edmund Burke ,
" ( ' OS Charles street , the past week.
Mr. C. D. Thompson and family have re
turned from a month's visit at Trinidad ,
Col. , and other points ia the same state.
Miss Minnie 'Jrant , of Chicago , who has
been the guest of Miss Anna Heafey for a
few weeks , returned to her homo Tuusday.
The directors of the Saratoga Lycouin
company will glvo a bimeflt dancing party at
the Lyceum hall on next Thursday evening.
Palmer Cox , of Now York City.nuthor
of the "Brownio" Btories , visited yesterday
witli his nephew , Frank L. Cox , of this city.
Miss Della Woodford has been visiting her
brother , Mr. D. E. Morron , for tbo past six
months , returns to her homo in Hartford ,
Conn. , this evening. During her brief rcsi-
donco In this city , Ml'pnW.oodford bus made
a host of friends whoj CHtly regret that fate
decrees that she tnust-.nV.lca st for n tlmo bo
absent from the social totcclo la which she
has lutcly moved. o V"
Mrs.Albort Holler bntcrtnlncd a number
of her lady friends at > a' ' . ooffoo" last evening
at bor cosy homo , 2413 8te-Mary's avonuc.
' Miss Mamio Koefo , wVib has boon visiting
for the past two week * " with the Misses
Itulan , loft ycstcrdajvraornlng for her homo
in Clinton la ,
, j > nw
The Omaha auanKaca.talking of having
a tennis court marKed JTIn the armory so
that the members may tmjoy that pleasant
game indoors during thefM'Intor.
Miss Helen HumOi Wio will romam nt
homo n year from thoMYBll known young la
dles1 college at St. Thqipjts. Canada , Is again
in Omaha after an extended pleasure tour
Miss May Clark , a charming young lady
from Chicago , but formerly of Omaha , is the
guest of Mrs. W. A. Paxton. Miss Clark Is
greatly enjoying the visit among her Omaha
friends and will remain here about two
Medley Connell and Miss Kato Springer ,
both of Iho Paxton , were married by Rov. T.
M. House on last Sunday. The ceremony
wns a private ono In the parlor of the hotol.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Connell will bo at homo to
their friends at 814 North Fifteenth street.
Up.toBomo llftcon years ago there lived In
Bucltsport , Mo. , accord Ing to local trndltlon ,
a , great-hearted , icccn-wlttod old Ynukco
named Jcdcdluh Prouty , whoso deeds and
sayings wcro the talk of ovcry clrclo for
inllos around , Ho ran nn old-fashioned tav
ern In an old-fashioned way , so peculiar to
himself that no ono would undertake to con *
tiiuio tlio establishment after his death , In
187 ? ; hence it passed away with him. Among
the old fellow's assistants In that tavern was
a youth named Klcliard Golden. Young
Golden was repeatedly charged by the old.
man with Doint ? n bolter hotel clerk than
"tavern assistant , " and was ultimately
round guilty on this accouut and sentenced
LO quit the tavern for the natural term of Ins
life. Desplto this visitation Mr. Golden has
over entertained the kindliest sentiments to
ward the aiod Innkeeper , and now sooh& to
perpetuate the old fellow's good memory
through the medium of the now play that it
announced for production in this city next
Monday evening at Boyd's opera house , un
der the title of 'Old Jed Prouty , " Mr.
Golden to impersonate the title role himself.
The company nnd scouory to appear hero nro
the same that wcro lately scon at the Tabor
Grand opera house , Denver , and the iioiv
California theater , San Francisco ; also at
the now Union Square theater , Now York.
While the play is familiarly named after
Mr. 1'routy , it is said to aim at portraying
only the old Yankee's best qualities , with
the laudable object of demonstrating to the
world , through the agency of the stapo , thnt
the "down cast'er" is not such a fool as ho
is usually represented to bo.
The Chicago Church Choir company will
make its farewell nppoaranco at the Eden
Museo this week in "Glroflo Glroila. " Thii
popular opera will bo produced with now
costumes and scenery and the management
promise that it will bo the host of the opera
Infested AVItrt Hurirlars.
Last Monday nlpht a couple of expert
burglars entered the fiousp of E. H. Sherwood - '
wood , at No. 2219 Dodge direct , and that of-
Mr. C. D. Thompson ! it'ty'315 ' Dodge. The y
.w'ero discovered in Mr. Sherwood's house
"before they had secured Anything , but m Mr.
Thompson's they sccurcdjxcouploof watches" ) .
npd > a few other articlesJ ! "Friday night the
Burglars returned to Mr. Sherwood's and
succeeded in affecting 'on entrance. Mr.
Sherwood was on the frant porch and the
servants wcro in the roar of the house. The
'burglars ' slipped into 'tho ' house between 8
and 0 o'clock and stele a' diamond nnd ether
Jewelry valued at about $ -31)0 ) nnd left with
out being soon. The house of Earnest Rlall
at Twenty-fifth nnd Dodco was entered
Thursday night and * silverware valued nt
$ < 50 was taken. The residents of this neigh-
bprhood have been the Tvictims of several' ;
robberies lately , but huro kept the secret
quiet in hopes of securing the robbers , but
thus far they nave been bullied.
McBrido's Cowardly Trick.
JPatrolman McBride , "ono of the finest , "
has boon the means of making u conductor
on the motor line lese his position , A few
days ago McBride jumped on a motor train of
vrltich Morris Roth , a young man newly np-
pointed , was conductor. Roth asked him tor"
Jits'/are , stating that a now order required- !
'edr/ductors / to collect faro from policemen tho7
same ns from anyone else. McUrido said
tliat the order in question hud been rdvokcd ,
that Dr. Mercer had told him about ton min-
, utcs before that the order had been recalled , , ,
and that policemen could ride free. McBrido.
win so positive m his statements that Roth
finally concluded that ho was correct , and al
lowed him to ride. When Roth turned la his
trip report ho mudo a note of the incident
and was summarily dismissed for disobeying
the rules. Roth went to Mayor Broatch and
complained about MuUridc. The mayor
promised to look Into the matter und report
it to Chief Scavoy , but nothing has been
heard of It.
_ _ _ _ _
Gets Tivcnty-flve Inys.
In July of last year John Fitzpatrlck had a
watch stolen from his coat which was hang
ing in his shop at the corner of Sixteenth
and Charles streets. The matter was re
ported to the police und a careful but unsuc
cessful search made for the stolen ticker. A
few days imo Ed Miller , a painter , was
arrested on the charge of wife boating and
is now serving a city Jail sentence for the
offense. Since his arrest ho has confessed
to the larceny of the watch nnd Dotectlvo
Ietnpsoy to-day secured the ticker from a
woman to whom Miller had presented it.
The matter as brought to tlio attention of
Judge Uerka yesterday and a sentence of
twenty-livo days In jail returned. Miller
will have ample time to inodltato on his bad
Mr. Nato Crary has been appointed by the
Nebraska development association as their
rapresontutivo to solicit subscriptions for the
purposes of the association , which are to ad
vertise Nebraska , Its resources , products ,
agricultural , commercial nnd manufactur
ing advantages nnd opportunities , in eastern
FLIRTATION AS A FINE ART ,
The Susoopttbla Bonutioa of the
Atltintlb Olty Boaoh.
THEY'LL ' MEET YOU HALF WAY.
A Younn Mnn Isn't Allowoil to Bo
Moddnt Vorjr I/OHR Among Xlioso
1'jrotty rinycra in tlio
, ' > "
Eylplm of the Son Slioro.
< ATLANTIC ) Oirr , August 31. [ Special to
ITitr.Unr. . ] For the last flvo days had It not
licon for my grout fnlth In the promise I
elioukl liavo advocated the erection of nn
nrk , but to-day old Sol wonrs his most radi
ant suillo and all unturo scorns to respond.
The beach h Itlorally lined with plonsuro-
Boekors , whole carloads of raw excursionists
nro being constantly emptied out of open
box earn. A largo number uro those young
men who wcnr lightning Jackets ami nro
forever batting taunts ball over n net to n
bcofy girl In n wfilio jorsoy. A chimbs
orchestra plays operas on ( tiring Instru
mentswhich tbo senlr hits drawn the heart
But the bunch I
All I there ) IB grandeur enough to makeup
for n world oC couvcntlully disagreeable
Tlio Immense waves uound In like so many
waterfalls , tipping the gayly arrayed bather
upsldo down , and freezing the bouuiy from
a pretty face as quickly as a February gale.
Largo bolted men and women of equal
girth tlptoo into the surf , rcoolvo ono crush
ing roller on the imck of the neck , and then
coino out as
OUACr.IK33 AS A KANOAHOO ,
with dignity and poise nil gene , wluio with
chattering teeth and sickly smile they toll
the innocent-looking bystander that they
"enjoy it , " and that the "water is warm. "
But they don't nnd the water Is like ico.
A largo but very select party arrived from
Philadelphia to-day and arc swarming tlio
board walks-and hotel verandas. They nro
said to represent the blue-blood ot that
delightful locality and Imvo decided to wait
until the common herd have finished bathing
before taking n dip. They don't ' scorn to
have considered the size of the ocean ; but
Imvo paid some little tribute to the feelings
of the people.
The Pittsburg citizens who for the last two
weeks have graced this beach with their
presence , nnd helped to swell the exchequer
of the hotel treasurer , nro amusing soecl-
mons. They stalk through the halls and
parlors , berating the management for the
lack of "natural gas" indeed , any kind of
gas nnd say a great many disagreeable
things about the weather nnd temperature ,
and are very much outraged in their feel
ings , that their orders for "lire-bricks" do
not bring lorth some ho.it , and although
their fund of knowledge , like their gas
plants , scorn incxtmustublo , they have
thrown very little ligtit upon the subject as
to whether the "fountains of the great
deep" are broken up. o'rhoy don't seem to
know wliotner the earth , is to bo over
whelmed in the dolligo or not. but they do
fool impressed with"nho notion that things
ought to bo "lit up.'li'-
Ono'bccomcs acquainted readily hero , fern
n lovely young man is hired on purpose to
promote social enjoymttht , and as ho takes a
I newcomer by the lapel * of the coat and tows
' him up to the dancing girl who nro always
I anxious to sample a fresh partner ho is rewarded -
warded oy a beaming smile of approbation
from the hopeful mamas I think they judge
a man by his waltz movement. The exquisite
t'mastor of ceremonies" is more of a success
with the ladies , than a United States sena
tor or minister to Franco would ba unless
they knowjiow to balance on the corners.
You sco thbro are peculiarities about seaside
life. A well train intellect is
OUTDONE BT SKILLED 1,111113 ,
A soulful poet with a hood like Byron , is
nowhere by the side of a bold , fat man who
can do tbo polka. The higo toned sonsativo
artist may obtain a shock here , but the giddy
butterfly who is In the swim , gets smiled at ,
smiles back , and says to his too particular
friend , "As you will , I'liko ' It. " The reas
ons for liking it are many , and are substan
tial enough for summer weather.
Flirtation has been ttfought to the highest
flogroo of culture at Atlantic City. A young ,
tnlld-ovcd , tnoffouslvo'-lyoung man arrives
from Denver nt noon. After getting his bag-
. gngo into his room iio takes n chair on tlio
front piazza , and gazos"lownrd the vast expanse -
panso of sail-dotted s6a , with its low-lying
shores edged witli foam. 'Tis but a short
distance to the beach * a board walk runs
directly .to the bath house on the side , the
young man declares that he had not watched
the waves for ten minutes when a sharp
oinr , or EIGHTEEN DETECTED imr.
She walked straight up to whore ho was ,
and with ono of those "up-to-date" smiles ,
said , "I beg your pardon , sir , but would you
mind liudlng my brother for mo } ]
feel n little timid about going in
the surf alone. " Of course ho didn't' know
her relatives from Adam , but after walking
through a mile or two of hallway , ho comes
back to whpro the young girl had sunk Into
n chair , and drawing up ono near her side ,
expressed his regrets that ho had boon unable -
able to assist her. It was bathing hour , the
hotel verandas were practically deserted , so
these two sat chatting away about "negli
gent brothers , " sea breezes , base ball and
the weather till the crowd began coming
back. All the girls looked with envious eves
upon the Zlttlo fairy and wondered who the
stylish new comer could bo and how tbo cap
ture was made , when the youm : lady sud
denly remembered that the dinner hour was
approaching. With u graceful bow nnd a
bewildering smile she says : "I must go
now. I will see you drain , shall I not I" " ]
trust so , " comes with a Blanco of Haltering
At the seaside eatlnc is reduced from a
science to a business. It is a severe shock tea
a delicate dude the Ilrst tlmo ho eats with a
girl who has acquired an Atlantic city apjxj-
tlto. There is not , however , such n during
difference between the philanthropist , tbi
poet nnd the ethereal young lady as ono
might suppose , when they meet nt dinner
Tlio slices of rare roast beef and bread , Jars
of DbowchGw and mixed plcklos und potatoes
nro consumed with an ulr of triumph am
romondous excitement which Booms to indi
cate a common wnnt.
It Is the nlr of conmo.
The nlr covert a multitude of everything.
t stimulates some young people so thnt they
can't got to bed until the "woo smn1 hours. "
t instigates hnra mora successful dixncos
linn ono Is accustomed to find In summer
vcathor. A hoper a gorman here It pos-
IMfOStXO IH ITS nEXTlFCLSE8S.
The dancer is not' afraid to appear in nny
color that nature know * or dyeing establish
ment can produco.
Fishing from the niors was1 never bolter
him it Is this voar. Fine strings nro caught
every day. and dogshark , skatoOsh , ruddor-
Isu nnd other queer specimens of the llnny
tribe nro frequently pulled out. There was
great oxcltoir.ont on the board walk this
morning when , lt was learned that a largo
school of drumfUh was sporting in the
Vicinity of Applogito's plor. Fishing lines
were quickly gotten out , and n number of
sportsmen wcro soon angling for this boautl *
'til denizen of the son. Unfortunately the
looks and lines obtainable wora not , ns a
; onornl thing , strong enough to laud the
loavlcr fish , and only llva wore brought
"rom the w.itor. But the Ohnlfonto enjoys
ho distinction of entertaining thn here of
the tiny , Dr. Howard KQtcham , of Philadel
phia , who , with qxporloncod eye , steady
mud nnd nerve , throw in his line and
iftor a play of flftoon or twenty mlnutci ,
andcd the largest drum-fish that has boon
caught here for many seasons. Whan taken
, o the nearest sanies the monster was found
to weigh llfty pounds. Ttio genial doctor Is
.ho recipient of tlio smiles nnd admiration of
Iho Indies , the envy of the gentlemen , the
adoration ot the small boy , while the colored
sorters swear by him , and the newspaper re
porter blesses him. Mrs. Koan , of Chicago ,
caught a flounder to-day , which was pro
nounced to bo the
Lxnoi'.sT cvtjonT THIS SEASON.
A St. Louis man. who stood by , was nskod
what he thought of the performance , and ho
reluctantly admitted thnt It was a "groat
The base ball fiends nro hero , too , nnd for
four hours , luit Tuesday afternoon , 1.700
pounds of fat inon nnd about llfty-four foot
of lean onns , batted , run biscs , foil down ,
muffed balls , nnd kicked at the umpire's de
cisions , whilst sixty-nine runs wcro tallied on
the score book. Tlio ludicrous Incidents that
happened in the nttornoon's rlay wore sufll-
ciont to excite the risible faculties of Iho
most scdau. In Iho tlrst inning , Johnson ,
of the heavy weights , manu a throo-
base hit to right Hold , nud trotted to
first , then across the diamond toward
the pitcher's box , having inst himself in the
diamond. Ho was then piloted to second
before the ball was returned. Most of the
fats made bolter tlmo between bases when
they walked than when they ran , and the
pitcher for the slims struck out three mon in
four hours , and tlio ono for the fats struck
out six. Bases on balls were too numerous
to mention. This is the Initial gattio this
season , nnd will long bo remembered by tbo
largo number of spectators present. The
umpire has received nine challenges , with
choice of weapons and place to light , also the
privilege of waiting for the
VKCISION OV THE MISSISSIPPI JUDOES
In Iho Sulllvan-KUram case.
President George Hoborls of the Pennsyl
vania railroad came down to-night. Ho is
quartered at a prominent down-town hotel ,
and is anxious lo have a good rest without
disturbance from visilors during his stay.
Vice President McLcod of the Head
ing is at the Trnymoro. Chairman
Hammctt , of Council's railroad commission ,
is a guest at the United States. Mr. J , 1C.
Shoemaker , of the passenger department of
the Pennsylvania railroad , has been spend
ing n few days at the Windsor. Thomas H.
Dudley , of land fnmo , nnd former United
Status counsel to England under Lincoln , Is
a guest nt tbo ChaUanto.
The number of people drowned this season
is said to bo few , but every day a wail comes
up from the wave and some frail creature is
treated to a samuloof Now Jersey lire water ;
some times it is a man , but oftcncr a woman.
So far two persons have gone to their future
by way of Atlantic City. But this is con
sidered n very safe bench. Only exports can
drown horo. Mus. W. S. STIIAWN.
Thntiarderof n "Liner. "
Wo grumble at a hotel or on. board
ship if bur food , is not exactly what wo
desire , l > ut few have any idea of the
provisions needed on one'ol the Ameri
can liners. The passengers on the
Royal Mail steamship Umbrla , on ono
of her recent voyages from Now York
to Liverpool , according to the Pall Mall
Gazette , conBumod the following : 9,500
pounds of beef , 4,000 pounds of mutton ,
000 pounds of lamb , 250 pounds of veal ,
150 pounds of pork , 000 pounds of corned
tongues , TpO pounds of corned beef , 2,000
pounds of.'fresh fish , 20 pounds of calves'
feet , 18 'pounds of calves' heads , 450
fowls , 240 spring chickens , 120 ducics , 60
turkeys , 50 geese , 000 squabs , 300 tins of
sardines , 300 plovers , 175 pounds of
sausages , 1,200 pounds of hams , 500
pounds of bacon , 10,000 eggs , 2,000
quarts of milk , 700 pounds of butter , 410
pounds of coffee , 87 pbunds of tea , 000
pounds of sugar , 100 pounds of rice , 200
pounds of barley , 100 jars of jam and
jelly , 60 bottles of pickles. CO bottles of
sauces , 20 barrels of apples , 14 boxes of
lemons , 18 boxes of oranges , 0 tons of
potatoes , 2-1 barrels of flour.
Tlio Chllccntnuusa Battle Ground.
It is proposed by the Chichtimaugn
Memorial association that the ground
on which the celebrated battle ol
Chickamauga was fought bo bought by
the association und converted for all
time into u national park. The projocl
will bo pushed at the annual reunion ol
the Army of the Cumberland , when it
is hold at Chattanooga on September 19.
Jifl'orts are being made to secure the at
tendance at tills reunion of members ol
the confederate army who fought in the
battle of Chickumaugu.
Drunk on Cider.
A Cadmus , Mich. , farmer fed a flock
of swine several gallons of cider which
was not soft. The h'ogs wont on a glo
rious drunk for three days , and a few
of them passed peacefully away , never
realizing what had touched them.
A Vnncrnbla Hen.
D. J. Charbonnoau. of Williamstown
Ky. , has a hen that is fourteen years
old. She has laid no eggs for four 01
live vonrs. but is bound and heartv.
THE WEEK IN UBOR CIRCLES
'ho ' Unions Busily Engaged Preparing -
paring For Labor Day. *
ALL UNIONS WILL CELEBRATE.
Other Nowft Notes From the Men
of llrnln nnd Slnow
Events or tlio
Tbo Weekly Jjiibor llovlrnr.
SoN-eMl 6f the leading merchants of the
Ity were soon yesterday nnd asked What
hey intended to do In the way of flowing
heir employes an opportunity to indulge in
ho colouration of September D. From thi
nqulry it appears * that nothing has yet boon
.oiifl In tlio matter , but it is the Intention of
omo of the merchants to Introduce tha sub-
cct nt the next mooting of Merchants1 week
lomuiUtce , and if possible obtain uu ngrco *
nont from all merchants to cloio a part of
hat tiny. Tlio railroad companion havo'nx- '
n-cssod n wIllliiKnoss to do nil In their power
award lulling men oft nud will follow the
xamplo set by the men-hunts. Labor day ,
n this state , is n legal holluay.
Omnhn shoemakers nro warned to slay
from St. LouU an there is n strike nn thora-
and the plnco la overcrowded with uaoiu- *
iloyoil inouibers of tlio craft. There Is uo
irospcct of nn parly suttlomont of the trou-
> lo. Laboring moti nro warned to stay
oway from Enu Clalro , WIs. , and to pay no
attention to the numerous advertisements
encouraging men to go thoro. Thu place Is
overcrowded with Idle laborers. Miners and.
nliio laborers nro warned away from Collar
slincs , Iowa , Pittsburg , Kansas and Stront-
or , Illinois , there being strikes on In each of
George KlofTnor will leave the city Mon
day for Milwaukee , where ho will represent
the Omaha Lotlor Carriers' association in
.ho national convention of Inltor
carriers to be hold in the Cream
Ity during next week. KlolTaer
will make a worthy representation. Ho is
not only a leading member of the 'otter ' oar-
rlcr.s' ' association , but Is ono of Iho most uo-
live delegates in the central labor union. In
ill matters pertaining to labor his judgment
's sound and ills opinion is to be respected.
i * * J
The six bindery girls tiiat walked out of
Gibson , Miller & Richardson's establish
ment some tlmo ago uro to bo paid particular
attention on Labor day , This Is eminently
iropcr. but , ns a laboring man suggested the
3thor day , the girls Imvo been out of work
Tor a number of weeks , and If something
were done by the unions towards getting
them otncr situations , it would bo of uioro
material bonolit to the girls ttum any honors
that may bo heaped upon them oa Labor
day. But why not do both ! ,
"I am glad , " said a union man yesterday ,
"Hint at the meeting of the union presidents
Thursday night , the action of the mooting
held the previous week in practically snub-
bins the worklngwoinen of the city was
rescinded. The couunlttco has now decided
to hlro carriages for their use on Labor day ,
nnd I understand that every attention will
bo paid them during the celebration. This
is as it should be , for If. workingrnon do not
consider tlio worldnqwomou how can they ,
expect others to do soj"
A meeting of the Labor day committee is *
lo bo held at the old city hall to-morrowi
night , and the president urges that all mem
bers attend , ns business of great importance. >
in connection with the observances01 Labor'
day is to bo transacted. This committee
has boon working energetically , and if the
day is uot properly obaerv d , they will npt
bo at fault.
t * 4
The local Coopers union Is otiopf , the most
nctlvo in Omaha , and ut the sumo tlmo makes. ,
but little nolso about it. They hold their
meetings regularly and take an active Inter
est in all labor mutters. They are now busily
at work making arrangements to take part
in the merchants' week parade. Wlmtovor
they do in this direction will bo done well.
CIgarmakors' Union. No. ffl , nnd Curpen ;
tors' nnd Joiners' Union , No.,113 , of'boutu
Omaha , have signified their intention of
joining in the celebration of Labor Day In
this city. A number of unions from Coun
cil BlulTs , nearly all of them in fact , will
also bo present.
Chief Arthur has feont out n circular toi
members of the Uiothofhood of Locomotive
Engineers , asking thorn to meet him iu Min
neapolis yesterday , but none of the Omaha
engineers went. The "won hero favor the
election of Vroinan to-succced Arthur.
Nearly every assembly of tlio 1C. Of L. In1
the Uuitod States IIUH sent contributions of
mono } ' to the striking and HUlTcring miners
in Illinois , and even the territories wcro rep
resented in the list of contributions , but'
Omaha sent nothing ,
Postmaster Gallagher has so arranged
matters as to allow the mail carriers to take
part tu the celebration on Labor day. Citi
zen n should not growl If thotr mall is not so
regularly delivered on that day as ordina
A workngman a d.iv or two ago su
that an Infusion of tlio llrown-Scquard elixir
of life into the corpse of the local assembly
Knights of Labor might Imvo u beneficial re
Tms suggests that all labor organisations
tuko most active measures to assist in ma Ic
ing merchants' weuk u rattling success.
Meeting of tbo Central Labor union at 10
o'clock this morning ut Gutu City null. All
delegates lire requested to bo present.
A largo majority of the employers of the
city , if not all , will give their men an oppor- '
tumty to observe Labor day.
\ Knniotn Cnui'oli to Iio
The famous old church of St. Ed
mund the King , in Lombard Htroot , in
London ono of Wren's churches 'la to
bo domoliHhod. In the church is
buried Shuto , who wiw nont into Italy
in 1550 by tlio earl of Warwick to study
architecture , and who published , as the
result of his studied , "Architecture's
First and Chief Grounds. "
TWENTY THIRD ANNUAL EXPOSITION. LINCOLN. NEB. , SEPTEMBER 6th
000 IN PREMIUMS / < * .tf s $ 50
Attractions Unparalelled. Seven South African Os
Free to the World.
Open . . triches. Fastest Driving Team in the World.
Railroad Freight Transportation in State , Free. Passenger Rates , One Mad. Marantette and Her Horse , Woodlawn , the Wonder of the
Fare for the Round Trip. World. The Finest and Most Colossal Trades Display and Pyrotechnic
Best Grounds , Stables , Stpck Pens and Race Track inthe * technic Exhibition ever seen in the west.
Tartaray will Eclipse the veiled Prophets or Mardi Spe
west , $1,000 for County Collective Exhibits. * ' cial Railroad Trains from all parts ot the State. All exhibits un
$1,000 for English Shires and Hackney Horses. ; loaded and reloaded at main entrance gate.
Children's Day. Tuesday , September 10th , all children in Passenger Trains Bun into the Grounds. Pure water in abundance in
Nebraska of age fifteen years and under will be all parts of the grounds.
admitted free. * The management aim to make this the grandest exposition of the fair season anywhere.
For further particulars address the Secretary , ROBT.W , FURNAS , Brownville , until Sept. 1st , after that at Windsor Hotel , Lincoln.
ROBT. W. FURNAS , Secretary. R. R. GREER , President.
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