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THE OMAHA DAILY , BEE : SUNDAY , SEPTEMBER. 22 , 1880.-8IXTEEN PAGES.
$32,50 CHBFAI. SUIT.
In Oak or Mahogany , hand polished. $21.75 Qtafser Sissf.
) .50-TMs Handsome Suit Othei' house s ask $27.0O for the snmo A suit that other houses ask $3O for
SAMPLE OF THE $29,50 $ SUIT , . - Call and make your selections from a hundred suit. All on easy payments.
In Oak and Mahogany , olojjnnt polish and finish. Well rnndo and hand polished. "
dred thousand dollar stock. "We carry the most
complete line of Furniture , Carpets. Stoves
and General House furnishing Goods in the
city. No trouble to show goods. Polite atten
tion to all. Open every evening till 9 p.m.
Goods sold , delivered free of charge in Council
Bluifs , Ft. Omaha , South Omaha , and Florence.
ROCKER Each purchaser of $10 and over this week , presented
sented with a handsome rug. CHEVAI , SUITS
Walnut Rocker 4O Cheval Suits , worth $6O. In all 5 ? opiii SP ' Masslvo Wardrobe
, w oods. tp.IL5.UO. - 7 c Morlh .1(1.25 Worth $17.BO.
$2,15 $ $1.40
Worth $4.5O. , Pine polished Mahogany. Oak or "Worth $4.00. wortli of goods , $1 a week , $4 a month.
50 $25 worth of goods , $1.50 a week , $6 a month. M
This is Handsome Ctoffo- $5O worth of goods , $8 a week , $8 a month. A
a $75 worth of goods$2.5O a weeblO a month.
nier for the price , $1OO worth goods , $3 a week , $12 a month.
$2OO worth goods , $5 a week , $20 a month. la
A Grand folding Bed for the Hat Slacks ,
Children 8c. $50 CHAMBER SUIT ,
, For n pretty Center Ta-
$3.75. They say this is a A Nice Rug Given Willi Every Worth $1OO.
bought boauty. for It can ba $2,90 $ Pnrcte of $10aiiaocr ? , Worth 20c. Iu Cherry uiiil Oak.
THIS BED , ,
Wo have a largo variety of thorn iage , $9,50 $3.9O. $3.85.
$3.50 From $1.90 to $15. Worth $7. SO. A BAHG-AIBT Miriois JUS. a.'o to
DASIE TO THE WEDDING ,
Marriages Engagements Thick as
Blackberries in Juno.
A WEEK'S FESTIVITIES.
nt Illjjli Five "Tears" in
Amateur Theatricals Another
Couching Party Dancing
With tlio Militia.
One of tlio cleverest .young soeloty ladles
of Omaha , one who has ceased to bo a bud ,
but who has Increased her attractiveness
thereby , remarked on the largo number of
well-to-do bachelors in Omaba :
"They are very ntco follows , too , In the
main , " she said , "and I'm sure there nro
plenty of nice , good girls In Omaba who
would make them splendid wives. It is my
opinion , and It IB founded on observation and
rendt'ig , that instead of retarding their
progress in life , as many young men think ,
nmrnogo only opens up new fields , suggests
now possibilities and encourages them to ef
forts which eventually push them forward
in their life's work. This , of course , on the
fuipoosltion that they got the mate heaven
intended for thoin. "
"Oh , no , I would not dare name any ol
thorn , " ho added. "You can easily Hud out
who they art- . "
The prominent bachelors of Omaha are not
hard to find. Ono of the most prominent ,
probably , is Herbert N , Jewett , resident
partner of tlio IIowoll Lumber company ,
Mr. Jowott is considered the catcli
of the season. An excellent bushiest
man , ho Uus an incotno far beyond
the needs of the most fastidious
girl In Omaha. Ho has allowed about fort\
summers to glide peacefully over his head ,
mid they have effected him so lightly thai
Ills face and manner hello thorn. It Is con
sidered n mystery by his friends that ho la
not married , for ho is a prime favorite witti
iho ladles , of whoso society ho Is very fond ,
mill is reputed to ho a great admirer ol
children , Mr. Jowott lives and dresses well ,
and Is very popular among the men , II
seems , however , that ho la a continued
"Joo" Woodward , as ho Is popularly
known , is a resplendent star In Omaha
bachelorhood. Mr. Woodward Is the ad.
inirablo crlchton of Omaha , a tasteful
dresser , polished in manner , a graceful
dancer and an extremely intelligent man ,
Ho is distinctively a ladles man , but is ulsc
very popular with the men. although thej
malign him by saying that ho Is llfty-twc
years old and bald-headed , but this is out ol
Major Charles Potter , the United States
civil engineer In charge of the Mlssour
v river improvements at Omnhn , is a uroinl
nont bateholor In fact , the father of Omaha
bachelors. Grave of demeanor , though gou
lal in his own sot , the major is not mud
given to the joys mill frivolities of society
Ho drcssos well , and spends his income liberally
orally with his friends. Ho Is somewhat ol
an enigma oven to his best friends , whc
think ho should have boon married loui
The genlul and well known Dee Haynes
of Hoyd's opera house , is another man wlu
has not dared to venture on the unuortnu
sens of matrlmonv.
U. S. llerlin , who was the Adonis of tbi
Inst state legislature , and a well known mat
about town , in both social and business clr
clcs , is also a batobelor. Ho is both populai
anil a man of moans ,
Arthur O. Wakoley , one of the you ngo
bachelors , moves in the best society , li
which ho Is an undoubted favorite. Mr
Wakoloy Is considered somewhat fickle
This sketch of bachclordom would bardl :
ho complete without mention of the wol
known Tom Murray , who aside from hi
other fascinations Is reputed to bo wortl
somewhere in the neighborhood of a coo
million , Mr. Murray is somewhat retiring
find docs not favor society circles with hi
presence , consequently ho has never hud tin
distinction of being best man , nor bad a bah' '
named after him , Nevertbolois , ho has at
Inched his name to n popular hotel , which
perhaps , after all , is more satisfactory in the
A Comlnjr Wedding.
Engagements with the consequent ex
change of rings and pretty promises nro as
thick as blackberries in Juho. The men and
moldons scouting weddings In the near fu
ture find capital for conversation in every
tiling , from the relative steadfastness and ca
pacity for loving of the interested parties , to
the cost and style of the trousseau , that is to
make the bride , if possible , a shade inoro be
Among the rumored society encagornents
is that of Miss Maude Notowaro to Mr. C.
Will Hamilton. Miss Notowaro will bo re
membered by the people ofOaiahans a young
lady of manifold accomplishments , rare
sweetness of character and aspirituollo inter
esting face. The briuo to bo is ut present In
Eurnno , and the exact date of the wedding ,
which will occur sometime during the autumn ,
is not yet dcsidcd upon.
A lioinoii Party.
On Friday evening , out of compliment to
Miss Sago and Miss Maude Woolworth , Miss
Dewey gave a lemon party , which was as
unique and delightful as her entertainments
invariably nro. This particular fashion of
pleasing is one of the fads of Gotham's 400 ,
and was introduced by Mrs. Willie Vandor-
bill In Now York. On each invitation road
a request fora lemon , and for the uninitiated
it were well to explain the methods. The
guests entered duly with their lemons , and
were shown to the back drawing room , whore
a phalanx of judges , Mrs. Dewey , Mrs. Hor-
bach , Mrs. Bourke and Mrs. Hollins , counted
the seeds of each lemon , and to the one
who happily hail the largest number was
avnrdcd tlio prlio. n handsome gold scar !
pin ; to the one having the leant was given u
box of lemon-colored , lomon-tlavorod candy ,
made smart with a huge yellow bow.
Later , the lemons were all squeezed In a
bowl and the united number of suoda was
put to u guess , the one hazarding nearest the
number in this Instance receiving a chamois
bag as a reward for his cleverness. The
young women wore gowned In yellow , or yel
low and wnlto , the drawing rooms wore transformed -
formed Into bowers of goldou-rod , the ro <
frcshmonts were lemoii-colored ices and
creams , .with lemonade and n punch mad <
fiom the lemons squeezed In thB early oven
Ing. The whole world of young people was
there , and on the whole tlio sunniest effecl
possible after nightfall was the result.
An Evening at
Mrs. John P. Williams , who is n sooin
power among those who are fortunate
onouirh to be romouiborod as friends and ao
quaintances , gave another of her delightful
card parties at her homo , 1805 Ulntioy street ,
on Monday evening. It was given In honoi
of Mr , and Mrs. Durand , and seine twc
dozen were invited to play high-five foi
prizes so desirable us to put a premium on
winning In any event. These present were ;
Mr. and Mrs. Durand , Mr , and Mrs. Au
gustus Pratt , Mr. and Mrs , Bubcock , Mr
mid Mrs. Uobcrt Purvis , Colonel and Mrs. S
S. Curtis , Mr. Gulou , Mr , and Mrs. Hcctoi
of Kountzo place , Mr. and Mrs. Sloan , Mr
mill Mrs. Nichols , Miss Nichols , Mr. am
Mrs. Whitney , and Mr , and Mrs. F. W. Lou
There is every indication that parlor tucat
rlculs will cut a prominent figure In socm
circles this season and a number of local ac
tors and actresses are developing. 'Ih' '
latest exhibition of amateur histrionics wai
at tbo home of Mr. and Mrs , Lowls S. Heed
2121 Davenport street , Thursday nvenlng
The pluy presented was "Tears. " Mis
Shears uiayed the part of Dolphlne , Mis
Mabel Balcombo that of Clotlldo , Mr. H. 13
Hodges that of Monsieur Cnnuibly , Haydei
Ulchardson that of Albeit Do Iticux am
Netherton Hall that of Jean. The cast wa
distributed among the players with a consld
orablo degree of fitness for the parts and i
very clover poforaauce was the result
Sixty delighted uuosts witnessed the affal
and wore liberal in Hieir upplauuo wherovo :
it was merited ,
Miss Mabol Dalcombo , gowned In whit
with some soft stuff about the open three
that becomingly framed her pUiuauto face
acted the part of the ingenue with a vivacity
and complacency that was very charming ,
Mr. Hodges , as Monsieur Cnambly , was
capital , his lines n part of himself , ho put an
amount of spirit and zest in his impersona
tion that won for him the place as lion of the
Air. Hoyden Richardson as Albert Do
Heiux was also admirable. He was very
easy nnd natural , ahd has a most engaging
Madam Chiunbly 'DelpUine was acted with
grace and spirit by Miss Shears , who looked
It was a merry crowd of young people who
boarded ono of Stephenson's coaches Tues
day evening and enjoyed all the hilarious
pleasure of a coaching party to Lake Alun-
awa. The party was chaperoned by Mrs. E.
L. Lomax , end the following young ladies
were In the party : Misses Miller , Clark ,
Uuryoa , Kittle Lowe and Wilson. The
young men wore the Messrs. Stocitton Heth ,
K. b , Mclntosh , of Council Blufts ; John
Clark , Alice , Ward , -MoDougal , Clarence
Brown nnd E. L > . Lomax. AH jolly a tlmo
was enjoyed at the lake as marked the drive
en route. They lunched , danced and had a
good time generally. .
Dnnct ) at the Armnry.
The Omaha Guards gave a pleasant In
formal dance ut the armory on Wednesday
evening , Tliero was an absence of formal
ities , the gentlemen appearing In business
suits instead of the conventional swallow
tail coats and most of the ladles were at
tired in dresses in which they had done their
afternoon shopping. The dressing rooms
wore warm and attractive for those wishing
to Indulge In n game of curds , but the ma
jority sought diversion In tha dance. The
occasion proved a delightful ono. The fol
lowing is tno list of persons present :
Misses Helen Hume , Gone Dui-yca , May
Dundy , Fannlo Coburn.Gundio Coburn.Uona
Strong , Ella Armstrong. Graeo HolTley , May
North of Blair , Nolllo Burns , Edith Crandall -
dall , Mav Clark of Chicago , Nina Marshall ,
Fannie Eaton , Mnblo Eaton , MnryUdlug -
ton , Mrs. Captain Sohnrff , Misses Horton ,
Clurkson , Uoiso , Bedford , Farnswbrth of
Council BlulTs , McKonna. Messrs. Ed
Sherwood , Mel. Darr , Shcrrlll , Harry Sta-
lov , Egbert , Keller , Pnyo , Ulark , Uodlck ,
Charles Hold , W. A. Webster , Colfax.Gcorpo
Liawrenco , Gould , Fred McCormick , Arthur
Guiou , J. Lothrop , Chat Hedlck , A. Clarke ,
Herbert Lyle Johnson , W. J. Hughes , Harvey
voy , Hurry Mooros , Wilson , Lieutenant
Uoed , John Patrick , Lewis. Hugh Joplln.Joo
Joplln , Clmrllo Ellis , ChurllQ Hull , Furns-
worth , John McCormick and Jacobs of Chi
Party In Olarku Row.
Another of those enjoyable parties given
by the young people living in Clarlio row ,
Twcnt.v-lUth and Cuss streets , occurred on ,
Fi Iday evening. Tlio party occurred In the
only vacant homo In the row nnd the re
freshments were served at the residence oi
Mrs , Thomas Miller , the young ladies Invited
looking after the tables themselves. Danc
ing was the principal pastime of the evening ,
The following persons enjoyed the pleasures
of the occasion ,
Misses Gortle Clark , Mlnnio nnd Vashtl
Miller , Nellie Burns , ICittio nnd Irene Lowe ,
Gone and Mary Duryea , Mrs. W. V , Vulll.
Messrs. Stockton Heth , Will Ward , Walter
MoDougal , John Clark , Clarence Brown , W ,
Alice , Hurry Hotb , < Lieutenant Webster ,
M or rl H Tu rry.
At 7SO ; p. m. Thursday occurred ono of the
prettiest weddings over witnessed in the
Seward Street M. 13. church. It was
the union of Mr. John P. Morris ,
' of th's city end
and Miss Nina 'lorry , ,
was xvltuessed by over six hundred frlondi
nud relatives. The church was special ! )
decorated for the occasion , The hangings ol
tbo vestry wore of white , and a oupld's bow
of pauslos hung from the ontranco. The
chancel was beautified with a profusion ol
blooming plants and in front of the rutt was
a handsome'arch of evergreens nnd goldec
rod. Pendant from the center of tbo arct
was a lloral horicshoo of lilies.
Promptly at 9 ; 30 to the immortal stralni
of the Mendelssohn wedding inarch the
bridal party entered the church. Mr. Charlee
R. Wilson , groomsman , nnd Miss Minnie
Coghlin , bridesmaid , led the party ,
while after them walked the happy
groom with his blushing bndo. At
the altar the groomsman nnd orlnes-
maid sep.irntcd , standing on either sldu oi
the plighted pair , wmlo Itev. James Ilavnes ,
uncle of the bndo , solemnly pronounced the
words which binds them until death. The
bride was attired in u pretty gown of white
silk , n long white bridal veil fell almost to
her feet and in her hands she carried a bunch
of flowers. The bridesmaid also wore white
while the groom and best man appeared in
the funereal habiliments decreed for men on
such occasions. After the ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Morris were driven to the rea-
ideneo of Mr. nnd Mrs. FltUchur W. Young- ,
where they received the congratulations oi
their friends. After a brief reception the
bndo exchanged her wedding gown for n
traveling dress and at 0 p. m , she wan speed
ing out of the citv with her husband for their
future home at Glenwood , fa.
A larco number of beautiful and valuable
presents were received , among the most
noticeable being n handsoma solid silver tea
service of rare and unique workmanship
Mr. Morris l.aa many friends who admire
him for his sterling , manly character. Ills
bride has also a host of well-wishers , who
regret that her bright faca has dropuod nut
of their circles , and they hope that perpetual
sunshitio will light her now homo.
Miss Cora Ancle Smith was married to
Mr. W. H. Tiixon , of Alatnosa , Col. , at the
residence of her mother , 182-1 North Eigh
teenth street , on Wednesday evening. Uov.
William O. Pearson conducted the cere
mony , which was witnessed by only a few
intimate friends. Immediately afterwards
Mr. and Mrs. Uixon left for their future
homo at Alutnosa.
< ) mlgo GrofT Surprised.
On Thursday ovenlne a number of the
frlonds and neighbors of Judge Graff paid
their honors to their esteemed nnd honored
towns man by giving him a surpi Uo party.
The judge was pleased with the graceful
demonstration , nnd regiets that soon ho must
snparnto from such friends. An elegantmip-
per was spread under the direction of Mra ,
Groff , who is a queen in the culinary depart
ment us well ns in the drawing room. Both
the judge nnd his estimable wife wore
warmly congratulated by all on his clovatton
to a higher and moro remunerative position ,
'Iho event was throughout a pleasant ono ,
Presented to 'llio linn.
The editor of TUB BEB received the follow
ing notn last evening from Mrs. S. D , Mercer
OMAHA , Sept. 21. Mr. E , nosowator
Dear Sir : I desire to donate our bonanza
plant to you. It has grown too largo for out
greenhouse and may aid as an ornament tc
thu largo and spacious court of your elegant
now building. Respectfully ,
L. C , MKIICCII ,
The plunt accompanying tlio above It
a magnificent specimen of the
inusa uaradloiaca germs , nnd stand
fully twelve foot in height. The
leaves are broad , of an oblong shape ,
and a deep emerald lino. Placed In the center
tor of Tin : DII : building court It inukos a most
ctiarmlng ornamental acquisition.
The banana unu plantain , as ull probablj
know , U cultivated in all tropical climates
for their fruit , which Is among the most use
ful known to the vegetable kingdom , formIng -
Ing tbo subsistence of many of the Inhab
itants of tno legions to which it la In
dlgonous. In the' temperate climate these
lovely , luxuriant plants nro carefully nur
lured for oruamontal purposes alone ,
Mr , Rosewater expressed the highest ap
preciation of the favor , and said he woulc
place it where it might grow UO feet with
out reaching the skylight.
Dr. and Mrs. Mercer visited TUB Dm
building the othur day , and in ado the sug
gestion that the court would be a perfect con
servatory , and that oxotio plants would ade
greatly to the classic appearance of it , Theli
idea Is a happy ono.
Mr. Thomas Johnson , 1&3 North Nine
tecnth street , gave a very pleasant birthday
party September 10 in honor of Mrs. John
son. The evening was lovely and tbi
crowd a merry ono. Dancing was the fea
ture of the evening , and was right heartily
enjoyed. Refreshments were served , after
which the jolly guests departed , wishing tno
hostess many returns of her bitthday. These
present were : Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Hoyer ,
the Misses Hover , Mr. and Miss G. Benson ,
Miss Mary Quirk , Wall Lake. la. ; Miss
Lena Ruebsamem , Miss Laura Longprey ,
Miss Tinov Pearson , Miss Agnes Johnson ,
Mr. and Mrs. Cnrlson ; Messrs. Tom Rubi-
cam , H. H. Noalo , II. Walker , G. Thorpo.
Burns Club Hniininn ,
The Burns club enjoyed the hospitalities
of Mr. nnd Mrs. .Tames Connolly , Friday
ovenineat 732 North Sixteenth street. It was
a reunion of the principal Scotch families
of the city , and all were thoroughly pleased
with thu delightful programme prepared for
their entertainment. Dancing was the prin
cipal feature of the evening. Supper wna
served at 10:80 : , nnd the party separated at
13:30. : The following were among those
Mr. Vlokroy , president of the club ; Hon.
Charles Chccnoy , wlfo and family , Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. Inuis , Mr. nnd Mrs. Moldrum ,
Mr. Thomas Mcldrum , Mr. William Mel-
drum , Mr , nnd Mrs , William Liddell , Mr.
John fnms , Mr. and Mrs , Smith , Miss Rhyn
and children , the Misses Fleming , Meldriim
Concorilla Concert anil linll.
The Concordia society most fittingly cele
brated the attainment of its majority on
Thursday evening , that being the twenty-
first annlvors'ary of its organization. The
event occurred at Gcrmanlu hall and was at
tended by the best Gorman families of the
city. The stage was prettily decorated with
flowers , while at the roar was a beautiful
lyre in red , white and bluo. On either side
of the stage hung the American Hag and the
banner of the society. First , the guests were
treated to a line inusicil programme , In
which the Concordia Sinking society ap
The concert was opened by the Musical
Union orchestra with an overture. The next
was n song , "Llndendnft , " rendered in ex
cellent style by tbo Concordia. This was
followed by nn address by Mr. Max Meyer ,
who is ono of the founders of the society.
He recited briefly the foundation and object
of the organisation , and recalled u number of
interesting episodes whieli took pluco during
iho many yours of its existence ,
"Hochlund" was then rendered by the
Tumor Quartette club.
Next followed a soprano solo by Mrs ,
Rcglnu Atwnter. the selection rendered being
"lima , " by Ardltti. This was exceedingly
well rendered nnd merited the hearty encore -
core that followed.
"Von der Alpo ragt oln Haus , " by the
Swiss Singing society , was also given in
goud style ,
The Cone-ordla then sang "Wandorn , "
which was the last number of the concert.
The features of the programme were ex
ceptionally good. The fioor was quickly
cleared of Us nhulrs , the orchestra strucic a
lively march for n polonnlso , which was the
opening number of the ball. Young nnd old
joined nnd the merriment kept up until long
An elegant supper was served at 11:30. :
The committee In charge did everything pos
sible to make the occasion agreeable and en
joyable for everyone , and It Is hoped that
the same gentlemen will soon again join
hands for n like purpose. The members of
the committee were R. Engleman , August
Schaeler. George E , Strusman , Adolph
Meyer , Gustuv Kroeger and Theodore Sin-
Among those present wore : Mr. and Mrs ,
G , Pomy , Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Stratman , Mr ,
nnd Mrs , Max Meyer , Mr. and Mrs , U. L.
Fretscher , Mr. nnd Mrs. Adolph Meyer , Mr ,
nnd Mrs. George Hclmrod , Mr , and Mrs.
Simon Fisher , Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Sin-
hold , Mr. and Mrs. F. Popondlck , Mr.
and Mrs , George Slob , Mr. aim Mrs. Moritz
Meyer , Mr , and Mrs. Hermun Meyer ,
Mr. and Mrs , Louis Eifertb , Mr , and Mrs.
Fred Metz , Mr. nnd Mrs. Udo Urachvogol ,
Mr. and Mrs. R. Engloman , Mr , and Mrs.
Aaron Kahn , Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry Pundt ,
Mr. and Mrs , Max Bocht , Mr. and Mrs. Con-
rud Wiedeuian. Mr , and Mrs , G. H. Mack ,
Mr , and Mrs. C , Frahm , Mr. and .Mrs. O. 0.
Sohaofer , Mr. and Mm. Fritz Urlau , Mr. and
Mrs. Christ Wuethrlch.
Mlsse * Pomy , Btratman , Wlrtman , Cues-
bro , Smbold , Tzschuck , Lludt , Anderson ,
Mayhow. Klrsh , Heller , Meyer , ICtug , Bender
der , Marschnor , Wimlheim , Urlan , Rosener
Messrs. Bennlnghofon , Dr. BIrkhausen
Ackorman , Grubo , Hanbens , Schneider ,
Fuller , Lund , Schmidt , Urlan , Patterson ,
Meals , Windnolm , Schmidt , Charles Motz
Julius Meyer , Oscar Goodmun , G. B ,
Tzsehuck , Gold , Weath , Hoybrook. Brizzlo
Maul , Kroeger , Engolinan , Sllborstoiu.
The tOinonon'H Op ninjr ,
Two scores of couples attended the open
ing ball nnd reception given Friday evening
by the Etnonon club , South Omaha. Officers
members and guests were their most cheer
ful smiles and all vied In making others en
joy the fleeting moments to enjoy thorn the
moro themselves. Mr. and Mrs. John P ,
Evers led the grand match. The music wai
tine , the attention of the reception nnd fleet
committees was all that could bo desired anf
the first reception of the season will bo re
mombercd as ono of the ploasantost evei
given in the club rooms.
Among those present from abroad were
Mr. and Mrs. linniol Burr , Mis. Forsvth
Misses Denny , Fannie Blanchard anil Mis ;
Hlanchurd and Georgia Shlpman. of Omaha ,
Carrie Austin , of Grand Island , Mari
Adams , of Marathon , Now York , nnd Jennie
Condon , of Valparaiso and Messrs. C. A
Biruoy and George Bridgman , of Omaha.
Miss Ncllio Larimer 1ms loft for Europe.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Linlngor ore in Washington
Miss Alice Mitchell is enjoying countr.v
Simean Bloom has returned from Minne
Nat Field is taking a course of study a
Mrs. J. E. Buum and family are vlsitini
Walter 13. Minor Is enjoying a vacation it
Mr. D. W. Saxe has returned fron
Miss Alice Tracoy Is n teacher at Kernpoi
hall , Kcnosha.
Samuel Burns has returned from hi !
Dr. nnd Mrs. L. B , Graddy have returnee
from Lexington , Ky.
Mrs. D. V. Touznlln nnd family Vl winter -
tor In San Jose , Cal ,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Wlncoto have gone to Colorado
rado for a fortnight ,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph Lahmor loft fet
Santa Fo on Thursday.
Miss Cecilia Willis returns to her studios
nt Kenosha to-morr/ ,
Augustus nnd Charley Kountzo have re
turned to Yale college.
Herman and Luther Kountzo nro taking a
course of study ut Concord.
Mrs. W , E. Clarke nnd family are In Penn
sylvania on n live weeks' visit.
Mr. E , O. Brandt loaves next week for a
three wookn' trip through the oast.
Mr. nnd Mr * . E. K Jones paid a Hying
visit to Mamhulltown , la. last weak ,
Mrs. Russell Harrison Is the guest of her
parents , Governor nnd Mrs. Saunders ,
Mr. nnd Mrs. A. J. Love are now In their
own residence at ( Jii North Nineteenth ,
Dean Gardner nnd family loft Monday for
Utlca , N. Y , , to bo gone about n month.
MlHsEllu Calhoun has loturncd from a
three months' visit nt Marshalltown , la.
Miss Carter gave a theatre party on
the "Corsair. "
Wednesday evening to enjoy
Captain and Mrs. Simpson have taken u
flat in the Morrlam block on West Dodge
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rlnll loft Tuesday
for Now York for a two or three wooks'
stay.Mrs. . W. H. Remington , of Now York , has
been In the city the past week vnltlng old
Dr. A. S. Ulllmj's and wife have returned
from n two months' trip to the Atlantlocoast
and other points.
Mr , and Mrs. Grorge O. Calder have
moved Into their elegant new homo on Park
and Spring streets.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Keith , formorly.oJ
Lincoln , have moved to Oraulm and will
make their future homo here.
lion. John M. Gobble , mayor of Musca-
tine , la. was In Omuha Tuesday , the guest
of his sister , M . Georso bhrinur.
On Wednesday o\ouine the ladles of the
Damon-Sektian of the Omaha Turn-Veroia
give u dancing pirty nt Germunla hull.
Mr. and Mrs. George J. Hunt huve leased
their homo ut Florence and will spend tuo
winter in town , at 538 Virginia avenue.
Miss Larimer loft on Monday -for Now
York , where she will sail on Saturday for an
absence of three or four months in Europe.
Mr. Charles F. Beindorff will muko Miss
Emily Baker , daughter of Mrs. R. W.
Baker , 833 Park avenue , his wife on Wedncs- "
day.Mr. . nnd Mrs. Andrew Rosewater roturnocj
Monday from a trip to St , Paul , Minneapolis
and DuluUi , nnd are now at homo nt 1823
The Western Art association will hold n
meeting nt the Linlnger gallery to makd
propaintions for a full exhibit and discuss
the proposed art school.
Hon. John I. Redlck nnd fnmlly hiiv.o re
turned from California nnd nro nt homo tdj
their friends in their ulcgunt homo nt 8120
North Twenty-fourth street.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. B. Millard have taken
Mrs. Detwilci's ' house on Davonpoit auel
Twenty-second Btrcets , until their house on.
West Howard sticells completed.
Mrs. F. W. Leo entertained a few friend's
nta charming Httlo dinner on Tuesday oven-
iutr , given In honor of Governor Chandler , at
Now Hampshire , who Is visiting hero.
Mr. Robert Patrick loft for New Yoik or *
Wednesday. On the same train with him ,
were Miss Rcnio Hughes and Miss Copelanel
who go to Poughkeopslo to enter Vussur eoN
logo.Miss Nettle Johnson gnvo a tally-ho party
on Monday evening in honor of Alias Manila
Moon nnd Miss Mabel Pratt , who will bej
leaving shortly for Knoxville to attend
Dr. Mercer's son , G. W. Mercer , returnee
on Tuesday to ronnnio his studies at Ynlo
college , Nelsoc Mercer , u younger son. has
gone to Peeksklll to enter the military
The following are enjoying the hospitality
of Cyrus Morton's ' homo on Park street i
Mr. nnd Mrs. John MuICIm , Mr. John O.
Marsh and family , nil of West Virginia , and
Mrs. G. M. Campbell , of Pennsylvania.
Mr. J , K , Chambers , who was very Illdur-
Inu' last week at the Pnxton , In convrtlu coiit.
Mrs. Chambers und the fnmlly. who have
been spending the summer nt Bellevue , will
return to town nnd their cottagu on Capitol
avcnuo this week ,
Mr. E. P. Mullen , general bookkeeper ol
the B. & , M. , leuvoa next Tuesday for u vislb
with his parents nt Niagara Fulls , Out. Aif
this Is Mr. Mullen's first visit homo slnct )
coming to Omaha six years ngo , ho will bp
absent somctlmo , and will visit In Nnw Yorlr ,
Boston , Washington nnd Philadelphia.
THIS BEE'S Washington special Bays : Hon ,
W. J , Connell , the member Iroin Omaha ,
after n brief stay In Washington ut the Nor-
rnandio , has gone to Now York with his son.
Ralph , whom ho v/lll place at school In that
city. At the beginning at the concessional
Reason , Mr , Council will return boie with
his handsome wlfo , who will bo welcomed to
the guy clrclo of the city , as It , is their inten.
tlon to entertain lavishly during the winter.
A wonderfully ambitious bantam lion Is
owned by the rogUter of deeds of Ionia
county at his homo in Schowa. Mluh. The
hen has adopted a litter of kittens and cures
for tnom with the most unremitting solid ,
tudo. Lot a prowling dog npproaoh nnd trV
to worry her brood , and ho is most tbort
oughly henpecked ; u grown cat is handled
with the same devoted courage , while In
times of peace the little hen covers the klt
tens with her wlnus and keeps thorn UB warm
and comfortable as over she could a brood of
her own hatching.
A glgnntlu bone , part of the femur or thlgU
bone of u mastodon or some other huge pro *
historic animal , U on exhibition ? in n Port
land , Ore , , store. It was purchased from a
man who declined to stnto exactly where ha
found it , as he says there nro other bones'
around the place und ho oxnccts to find othe
iiarts of the skeleton of this huge boast. The *
bone , which IB well preserved , Is nearly
tlireo feet long , and the head which fitted
Into the socket In the hip U forty-two Inches
In circumference. Many who saw It and
had noon bones of other mastodons , said tbli
was the largest they had over seen , U cor *
tululy Is a whopper , and must have be
longed to u glguntlu specimen of the masiio *
dun gigantous , ,
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