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10 THE OMAITA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , JULY 21 , I892-SIXTEEN PAGES.
A NEBRASKA GIRL IN GREECE
Piom Sparta to Mystra nnd What Happened
by tbo Way.
DISTURBING SOUNDS OF REVELRY BY NIGHT
A Drunken Innkeeper Spoil * the rinn of
Topping Tnj-BOtut A Wild Midnight In
It Mountain Klmn Colorful Scone * an
Ulltnido nnd In Arcntlmn Vnlloj- .
S , July 1. [ Correspondence of Tnn
BSE. ] Day broico again In tears. Great Jove
Jtlll miked nnd old Taygotus hid bis snowy
head In mists ns if to say "hands off. " In-
4ood , hU aspect was altogether forbidding.
But wo were nstlr betimes nnd drank our
Turkish coffee drowned in hot K ° Qt's milk ,
ncn trying to cheer tbo other nnd sure thnt
-we should soon sco the silver lining. Sparta
had but ono word for our foolish venture
"Irapotslblo" and the good doraarch led the
chorui. But overnight bo had himself
found us nn ngogiat with four sure-footed
mules. Wo would show ourselves more
Spartan than the Spartans. Determined to
bo fortified in ono direction , nt least , wo
slatted out In search of piovcnder. It was
Saturday nnd market day In Spartn. From
far and near came the picturesque peasants
driving In their patient llttlo oonke.vs laden
with fruit and vegetables , nnd the agora a
largo open square Inclosed on four sides by
shops with pillared cortices something llko
the ancient stoas presented n llvolv scone.
There were the sea of heads , the bright colors
of fantastic costumes , the musical bray of the
donkeys mingled \vlth the voices of the ven
dors as they cried their wares ana
of the buyers boating them downand added
to imlculiito speech was that eloquent
language of shrug and gesture , in
which the Greek excels the world. When
Greek meet ! } Greek In the maruot place It's
o merry war Indeed , nnd It's a marvel If
both are nol cheated out of their oyos.
We purchase a largo siring of llgs. several
pounds , for 7 cents , nnd n great basket of
golden oranges with the orchard dow still on
them. V-'o Und on our return that the gentlemen -
tlomon are holding a lovco In the ordinary of
tbo inn. and our host Is on the run to keep
the coffco going. The noble Anrltcs Is
there as dignified as over , with his picture of
a son. There is the dotnarch , too , ana half
the Spartan gentry , each and every ono
orodlaal of advice about our Journey nnd re
hearsing cheerful tales of yawning precipices
and docp snows and traglo fates ; in fact ,
most of Uiom agreed thnt passing Taygotus
at this soaton and In such weather was im-
possibo. That word hardly found in the lex
icon of the old Spaitan bas como into very
easy use with the modern. If the ola Spar
tans bad been as much afraid of welling
their feet as the moderns , I fear their fame
would not have 'boon what it Is.
Oii1 nvnr l Tuyfjolus.
\Vo refused toscaro , ana when the reslnato
made Its last round they nil drauk to our
health , and with many n Itnlo taxeidion ( bon
voyage ) wo mounled the mules provided by
the demnrch and were off. All of us thnt is
to say , all except 'ho Jurist , who bad put on
his dignity aud bis Bovou-loagucd boots and
was already out of sight. Iho cajvacudo fol
lowed ( lowly , escorted by a fair sbaro of the
Sportnn populace , past tbo gymnasium and
cathedral and down Into the plain. It was a
relief to cot into the open Holds and out of
the public guzn for , strange lo sav , ono does
not reel at his best perched up sideways on
these awful wooden saddles. Our rctlnuo
was quite impressive. First the agoglat , a
fiery Hercules In fusllnolln and fez uud a
mulolccr to each Individual boast , who could
read tbo mule mind und so charm the mule
heel. This magnetism was occasionally seconded
ended with a stick. 1 kept my cavalier busy
gathering the sweet red anemones by the
way , but not feeling entirely at case I sonn
slipped down Horn my high station. It was
a lovely Inno tbroughollvo Rt vcs not much
the worse for the \ roathotasr It Is a sandy
soil and our Jut 1st still bad n long
lead. Wo only overtook him In the
narrow lanes of the modern village of
Mystra , From thcuco wo pushed up the
narrow , rocky path over a quaint old curved
stone bridge to old Myatrn , a silent and do-
Bortod city , with its many-domed mosques
and ruined palaces , and above , crowning a
bigb , rocky eminence , an old FrankUh castle
ovcrcrowncd with Ivy , whence we can ImagIne -
Ino Iho plumed knlghls of old sallying forth
to battle. Wo wandered through ono of tbo
old monasteries , beautiful with wall paint
ings and mosaics , its great court open on ono
sldo and looking over the plain ot Eurotas ,
while above on tluco sides u portico run
around , opening inlo largo , pleasant rooms
once used iby the monks. Our agogiatcs
took advantage of this visit to go In and de
voutly set Ills taper burnlmr to Iho Virgin.
Mystra was Iho Turkish capital , and In Its
strange preservation and unbroken solitude
it seems an enchanted cjty. Wo would fam
. have penetrated through the half-ruined
arches and into the mysterious lolly balls ,
where ono might expect to find the sleeping
beauty with her court around her. it would
bo delicious to spund a summer fortnight
bare In this dead city at Iho fool of Taygc-
tus , with Its snowcapped peaks shining
above and iho lovely verdant , plains below.
yimrturecl In the ICuhn of Trypl.
If It bad been a scramble to got up to
Mystra It was hardly less so getting down
aud over the rugged bridle path to tbo open
ing of the pass. Wo wound through the one
muddy Jane single flic , perforce and at 0
o'clock drew up at tbo vyrotchcd khan of
Tr/pl , where wo were promised a "shako-
* down" for the night. The rain poured torrents -
rents , as usual , and wo were pretty well
soaked and to hungry that before you could
say "Jack Houlnsou" wo had our lunch sot
out. Our ugoclnt proved an udmirablo
waiter , slicing our black bread with his
brlgaudUh dirk , which ho always carried in
his leatliur belt , and emerging after some
minutes from the tavern below ( from whloh
wo were to hoar further ) with some do-
llclous krasl ( wlco ) and fresh whlto chocs o.
Wo fell to with a vim worthy of a boiler
caURO and were all perfectly' agreed lhat
thbri ) never was such a dinner , and Del-
monlco's was nowhere. When wo bad oaten
and wore full wo adjourned to the living
room , whoso stone floor and bare walls wore
uindo wonderfully cheerful by the blaze ol
the great open lire. Ovur the knotted sticks
of olivawood a koillo was swung , in which
the family's evening monl was cook
ing. Inlo the boiling water > vo
vaichoa tbo housewife stir an armful -
ful of weeds lhat correspond to our
greens. Ihoy will oat them with a llttlo salt
aud olive oil. Two hungry-eyed youngster *
watch with greatest Interest crouched in ono
corner of the boarlh , while the pot bolls aud
wo" dry our cloihos and bask lu the delicious
wnrmlh quite content with our present sur
roundings and not at all concerned for iho
morrow. At length wo reluolnntly leave our
benches to glvo iho poor folk achanooat
tnolr frugal supper and compose ourselves t
lumber as best wo may iho Jurist and the
consul stretched on a wooden shvlf along Iho
xvull nnd the ladles on the iloor. But hoio
again the good wife's dowry has proved a
bios si nc , and she has lavishly piled up the
blankets nnd pillows until wo arc likely to
smother with It all. Wo were u Hula sur
prised nt tnu freedom with which dlftoront
member * of the family cnma In from time to
time , ou errands to the chltiu cupboard , as It
proved afterwards. But wo were confidant
that they never thought of It as an intrusion
upon our privacy ; on the contrary , wo foil
fluttered at being treated so satis formallto ,
quite Itko ouo of ihouiselvo * .
A Jtuiulnt ; llovulry by Night.
Soraowburo in the wuo sma' hour * tboro
wa n gru.il commotion outsldo. Our hosl
baa fomo homo from Spuita , whither
be bad gone obviously for tbo pur
poae * of trade , with bis boon comrade * . But
they had had n social tluio , too ; had , In
truth , Imbibed very freely , aud there was
brisk circulation Uotwuou ibo kitchen and the
wluorooin uudernuath us. All night ' .voro
hoard the ioundi of lovolry , mid there was
muito In tbo air. Wo got a dose of Greek
singing tbatl think wo shall never forxot. I
1 * unlllio anything lu tbo heavens above or
tbo earth bouualb , In a minor key , and ul
inou confined to one note , and tbo same tune
U repealed over and over and over again , for
they never seem to weary of Huntllyou think
you will go insane. There seomad to bo two
principal vocalists am one them , and if one
weakened or relaxed la fervor , the other took
up the retrain wllb even tnoru xeit. And
those Urooka bavo actually beau oroalted
with Inventing thescalol CbrUtos , tbo host ,
emo In from time to tltuo to iuqulra how w <
Injoyed our serenade , aud to our unpunU for
tnorcy swoRBorcd out that ho didn't core ft
Ifr whether wo liked It or not. And when
endurance hall ranched Its limit , and wo de
manded a rojt. It was oalv to bo roundly In-
Atiltod by this rufllan , nrmcd to the tooth and
drunk a * atom. Wo snw wohnd n touch
customer to deal with , and could only \vnlt
'or thodayto bring Justlco and totrlbutlon.
: think the concert tnust hiiva ocascu at laU
'rom ' the shror exhaustion of the
performers , for I Know wo nil lost
lursclvoi In sweet oblivion for n
ow precious momenta , until with the
coming of roiy-flncerod dawn wo were
awakened to recall the dark niRht'i horrors.
But wo were disposed to look upon It ns part
of the experience mid novelty that wo had
como In search of ( find drank 0'ir coffee won
dering what next would honpoD. It proved
to bo o strtiRfflo with our guldo , who carries
n very weak little soul In his bulky body.
Ho paints to the ifllst and gentle sprinkle
outdoors and says wo can never climb Tar-
Kotus In such weather , thnt 'twould bo slm-
sly courting dontti to oxposa ourselves to the
fury of such a tempoit on the blontt moun
tain sldo. To all liU doorucatlons and con-
.ortlons wo shut our oars nnd eyes and order
the mules to bo brought round at onco.
But the tug-of-war was yet to como. Wo
were to reckon for our nlRht's entertain
ment , sorcnndo Included.o djd not nro-
pone to bo moaq about It , cither. So our
Mirsebeuror totidorcd the full amount wo
had paid nt the ilrst hotel of Sparta , with n
peed backsbosh thrown In. Yntwo reckoned
without our host , who had Just oinorsed from
ils own inferno , n hoiotted shockheadcd
brute to bohold. Ho HUUR the bllli on the
floor with a storm of Greek ontln nnd actually
tramped on them nnd then seating himself
[ iroocodcd to make out his bill , Riving us
ucnnwhllo n vorv good lesson In Greek
nvectlvos , I had not drunmul that the
IniiKunqo was so rich In nnuphty words. Ho
scratched his hond and rnckod hU
brains ( fortllo cnouph thov were
for this ) to IcuKthon out that bill
until at last it seemed to stand for princely
cntortnlnmcnl at lirst clnss Atliunlun hotal
and wo had had a shakodowii with a vu-
rloty of Insects and the provender from our
own lunch basket 1
\Vluiii Circuit Marts Yiuilc ,
Now our Jurist Is un American to the mar
row , and "millions for aofenso , not a penny
for tribute" is the locend on his shield. Ho
stood llko a rock , while Chrlstos raced and
ravmt. The consul , as a man of pence , con
sulted the village priest aud the other pub
lican ( thuro Doing neither police nor soldier
In the place ) nnd found xvo were in the right.
Still ho thought It wise to offer still more. It
wn refused , nnd tbo laical sols-ed andlocknd
up our friend's overcoat and wraps. This
was Just n llttlo too much , and wo counter
marched on Sparta. Our arrival was u sen
sation and wo had n taste of Spartan justice.
A detachment of soldiers was dispatched to
Trypi and within two hours Christos was
dragged in bound and laid at our feet , as It
wore , while all Sparta was spitting on him
nnd oven the Spartan Judge was buffeting
him. Jt was n scene to make ono shudder
and the details I cannot relate. We were
told ho was a sort of public tenor nnd all
Spartn seemed to have it in for him , and to
bo thankful to us for amoving him out. But
wo could not help pitying the brute
and commending mm to mercy. Ho
had caused , us a night of horror ,
had insulted anil threatened us with an
arsenal In his bolt , and had balked us in our
net project of crossing Taygetus. But
all this wo could take ln > good part if wo bad
broken un his ddtt nnd secured future trav
elers against his outrages and extortions.
In the afternoon ( Sunday though it was )
the mayor and a friend of his n candidate
for parliament took the ladles of the party
to drive. Wo were quite willing to have a
change of scone , and ns the sun was now
shining wo soon got back our good spirits
and enjoyed to the fullest the varied land
scape and the bright nnd "lively chat ; for
the Spartans oC today are anything bui
laconic. Our destination was Haglos
Joannes , or Saint John , a sort of cluster of
orange plantations. And wo alighted In a
little square bhadod hr a magnificent old
elm. beating us at a table and providing us
with rofreshraonts , our friends loft us to
oursolvus nnd moved among the simple peas
ant folk ( most of them In national costume )
\vith a heartv bandsnnlco for each and in
quiries after all the sisters and cousins nnd
nunts. and winding up with a glass of
roslnnto. It gradually dawned upon us that
this was an electioneering tour aud we were
n sort of drawing card. Wo posed there
in the public ( tazo and were
introduced now and again to ono or another
of their constituents. There was no stump-
speaking and all was very quiet and orderly ,
only n mild half-glass of wine for oach.
A \ytlil Night Among tlio Hills.
It was an unlocked for treat to bo lot loose
In an orago grove , free to help ourselves to
our favorite fruit. And how much swoolor
the flavor whoa our own bands gathered
thorn 1 There it a wonderful contrast be
tween dry , dusty , barren Attica ana the lux
uriant , almost tropical , vcrduro of southern
Peloponnesus. And to us it was Infinitely
refreshing. Wo repeated this experience at
sovornl other small villages and then they
told us as'wo drove toward Sparta that most
of these were staunch Tricouplsts and consequently
quently didn't nerd much canvassing. Tlio
young deputy ( for ho was triumphantly
elected ) is'a thorough diplomat , very clover ,
and knows the art ot luvishlng his emilcs.
But we can see that It is wearisome to him ,
and all business. Ho would much prefer
going to tbo tbcator in cay Athens or , ootter
still , Paris , the modern Greek's notion of
paradise. Tbo honest sturdy mayor , on tbo
other hand , really loves his pooplo.nml kisses
all tl.o bablos and Inquires for
tbo sick as anxiously as if they
were bis own. But he is quite homebred
and has soon llttlo of the big world outsldo
It is with mingled feelings of regret and
relief that wo say farewell to Sparta and
start back over the hills to Tripolls at 11
o'clock on Monday morning. It is a heavy ,
uphill pull , and fourteen hours of it. Tbo
heavens nro open and Into scorns to bavo
marked this out for us as a wet trip. But
wo are snugly shut in and do not gotso much
ns a drop. The poor horses flounder hope
lessly along at n snail's pace , and wo settle
ourselves for a night of It. In the middle of
the night wo see tbo welcome light of u soli
tary khan and decide to alight and stretch
our logs. A wiord and curious scone Is
llgbtcd up bv thalitful Homes of tbo great
brush ( ire. The rough shepherds are packed
arouud it In layers , stretched out at full
length and snoilng awav under the pnacoful
influence of reslnato. There seems to bo llt
tlo show for us ; but the inkoouor tumbles
thorn over with llttlo ceremony to make \\ny
for these rarer customers. There Is sonio
grunting and growling at this disturb
ance , but they soon subside , ollhcr
to slumber again or in ulloiie inspection of the
Invaders. There Is a huge bundle of some
thing In ono corner , between two soldiers.
It proves to bo a human being and ono of the
soldiers cj&uully remarks that ho is u mur
derer whom they are taking down for trial to
Sparta. His countenance Just now is more
sleepily ntupld than murderous und ho is nol
my Idea of a acop-dycd villain. But it gives
inn a cruupr sensation and 1 try to bollovo
the tale. It seems in keeping with the wildness -
ness of the night. The generous Jurist thinks
It only fair to treat our strange companions
all round. And all wax Jovial under the
mellowing Influence of the wlno , That health
drinking with Arcadian shepherds la the
mountain kbun at midnight was a subject for
Tonlers1 brush rather than for my awkward
AVliero Kimmlnnnda * Foil.
Tbo last stapo of our Journey was the
ploasnntor for It and when at 1 o'clock iu the
morning wd drew uu at tbo hotel of Ares
( Mars Inn ) In Trlpolis wo had forgotten al
our vexatious , Wo have clean beds ant
Bound sleeo though brief , for wo have orderoi
o carriage for Montinela at 0 o'clock
and have 111 teen miles to drlvo before
our 0 o'clock train , to Argos. Ovorulghi
wo have announced our arrival to our ok
host of the Urown , and so bavo an oaily call.
There is no tlrao to tulx , so wo settle his
score , handing him Ilrst a bunch of bills with
"Horo'n you duo , " aud them another with
"Hero's a present ; now get out I" and out ho
got in Buortordor ,
It cents a siTuexlo to glvo up our morning
nap , but wo felt a hundredfold repaid as our
horio trotted us briskly over tbo smooth
road and through the broad , beautiful Man
Unman plain to the Held of the battle in whicu
Kpamlnondus foil , And \\hnt a charming
Mia bad the oily of Mantlnola Itself I The
lower courses of the walls urn wellnlgh un
broken , and wo drove ilitht through from ono
gateway to another. There are eoino ruins
and excavations liuvo been made , but the
great city baa not ono living inhabitant. Wo
talked of Epammondus fallou hero at tbo
moment of hjs great victory over the Spar-
lam ; und how rotl | t makoi the history lo
us , which was KO vaeuo.comparatively , as wo
itinnorlzod It Hue for line at school. Tbo
once bloody plain of Mantlnola U uow devoted
voted to tbo peaceful cultivation of the vine ,
nd wo were moil lutoroitod lu the old wini
jrosso scattered along the route. We were
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imaelnntlon.'Ou our return drive wo stopped
nt a small khan to try the natlvo vtntaRo.und
Iho Jurist aoclarod the Mnntlnelan wlno to
bo unexcelled. But as ho nlways likes the
last wlno boat ho la not to bo regarded ns a
connoisseur. I might sav hero that wo hnvo
each and all of us become enamoured of the
reslnnto that wo mudo such wry fncoa over
at Ilrst. Mr. M. Is so deeply touched that
wobball forward him o IntRO quantity to
New York. Ho insists It's the host wlno In
tbo world. It certainly will not break him
up , for It costs loss than champagne about
10 cents n Ballon horn at Mnnlineia. As wo
reach the station , Just In rood tlmo for our
train , wo agree thnt wo wouldn't for worlds
bava missed this romantic and momoinblo
Again wo steam across the Arcadian plain
nnd over tno mountain of Pan , lunch at
Lorna , nnd alight at Argos.
YViNiniiir .A. MANATT.
Jlenm HI Lonofclloic.
notweon the darlc and the dayllcht ,
When iho nlshtlsbojlnnlni to lower ,
Comes pause In tlio dnv's oceup itlons
.That Is known as the Children's Hour.
I he.ir In the chamber nbovo mo-
Tlio putter of llttlo foot.
The souinl of a door tli it Is oooilod ,
And voices soft and sweet.
A wlilpper , and then a silence ;
Yet 1 Know by their merry eyes.
They are plotting nna pluinln0' : tozothor
To take mo by mil prise. .
A sudden rush from the stairway ,
A snddun raid from the hall ;
By thrco tloors loft nnxiinnlod
They enter my castle-wall.
They climb up into my turret ,
O'er the nuns and b.iclc of my chalrj
If I try to ossupo they siirrdund mo ;
They scorn to bo o\orywhero.
They plmou devour mo will , kisses ,
Tholr arms iihnut me untwine.
Till I think of the bishop of Blnzon
In his mouso-toweron the Kill no !
Do vou think , Oblned-oyod h.imllttl ,
Huuaiisu you h.ivo scaled the wull ,
Snub nu old imi3tiiclio.ui I atu
Is nut onouKh fur you nllV ,
Ilmvo you fast lu my fortress. , * <
And I will not lot you dop irt ,
But put vou ldwn la tlio dungeon
In the round tower of my huart.
And there 1 will keep you forever ,
Yes. torovor and u diiy.
Till the walls shall crumble to ruin ,
And nioldor In du9taway. _
To tlio 1'ubllc.
I have no hositatoncy In recommending-
Chamberlain's Colic , Cholera and Dlarrhroa
remedy to the public , us I do to my friends
and patrons. I used It myself after other
well known remedies had failed and It cursd
mo in H few minutes. I recommend It cun-
didly and cheerfully upon Its merits , not
from a llnaucial standpoint , because I bavo
others in stook on which I make a larger
proht , butbocauso Chamberlain's is tbo best
remedy I know of for bowel complaints.
There Is no doubt about it. It doosjuo work.
-JAMES Foitov , Drucgist , MoVoytown , 1'pnu.
An engagement ring on tao flngor does not
make It certain that a woddiup is on baud.
Talkative Wife After all , thorn's no place
llko homol Long-Suffeilng Husband No ,
thank the Lord , there Isn't.
Biggs How came Pfronch over to marry
that clri ? Dlggi That's wnat Ffronch him
self has boon wondorlnn < svor ainco.
All Is snld to bo fair in love , although some
times tbo girl in the case does not seem to be
particularly fair , excepting lu the eyes of the
young man who loves uor.
Tbo matrimonial market Is extremely dull
Offerings nro numerous , but takers few.
Engagements promise lively business in the
September and October options.
It dooo not speak well for the prospects ot
a voung man's happiness when a girl ovl-
ttcntly notices the quality of tbo engagement
ring ho has just slipped upon nor lltipor.
It Is generally safe for the young man to
marry the sweet girl graduate who cheer
fully spends n forenoon every week through
the summer helping her mother to do tno
Why n pretty young scboolmarm of 18
should clopo with an elderly farmsr 00 years
of ugo , who has n wlfo and two tons living. Is
one of tboso insoluble mysteries. Yet this
was tbo case with Miss Hose Kilo and Farmer
Samuel Desbelmor , who lived near Wllkes-
A missionary among tut ) Indians m Mani
toba said In a gathering of Christians the
other day tbut bo know a chief whoso narao
was "Mnn-Afrnld-of-Nobody. " Ho married
a dusky Xnntlppn and before t&e honeymoon
ended called the trlbo together and asked to
have his nurao changed.
Mrs. J. Harkins , who lives In Frankfort ,
Philadelphia , astonished her friends recently
by glvlug birth to four children at the house
of a frlond In tbo city of Philadelphia proper.
It Is no wonder that her husband , who was
eating his breakfast whou ho hoard the news ,
has since been in n hlgnly excited condition.
The four bablos are nil glrla.
Harry wanted to give Lucy a blrthdav
present but couldn't make up bis mind what
it should bo , so tbo next tlmo ho called ho
frankly told bar tha dllllculty under whloh
ho was laboring. "Want to make mo a
present , Hurry I" exclaimed Lucy , tn well-
counterfeited astonishment , "Wby , Harry ,
you forget yourself I" Hurry took the hint
and offered himself on the spot.
Tbo favors at a rocout Nowaric , N. J. , tin
wedding were rather unique. Kach of tbo
twouty luOy truest * received a tin Jelly pan ,
on tbo reverse sldo of wntcn tbo host , who is
a talented amateur artlsf , bnd painted In oil
n pretty landscape or marine view. The
edges of the tin were punctured to hold In
phtco a handsome silken cord , thus making a
plaque worthy an honored place as a house
hold ornament *
Among tbo Now York weddings arranged
to taka placn early In October is that of MUi
Mnrv Titsworth , daughter ot Dr. A. 8. Tits-
worth of Dunollon , N , J. , nud 1'rof. 3. D.
Uroeu of Wisconsin ur.lvorslty. Ano'hcr
early In that month will bo that of Miss Mary
Uogert , daughter of Mrs. Henry A. Uogort
of Flushing , L. I. , and Mr. Horace Porter of
Now York , who 1s u nephew of Mrs , Walden
Poll. Tbo marriage- Mis * Marguerite
Humbort , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Plorio
Humbert , and Mr. Ch'urcblll &utlorco | will
bo celebrated about tbo Thanksgiving period.
A Jr. l.umler'n Iloitiuuiuunilutlon.
Mr. J. A. Lander , a prominent citizen of
Clarksburg , Mo. , and widely Known In tut )
etuio , sayi ot Chamberlain's Collu , Cholera
and Diurtiioa Remedy ; "I have aeon It
good roiulu ana can raoouunend It.1 Ko
ale by druggist * .
SECRET SOCIETY DOINGS
Slirinors Getting Beady for a Bip Domon-
&trntiou in August ,
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR GOING TO DENVER
ActlUty In I'ytlilnn Circles--Illnolc Rnglo
UUlslou of the Uniform Hank De
cides to Co to Denver Other Mut
ter * of rrnturnnl Interest.
Tangier temple of the Arabic Order of the
Nobles of the Mystic Shrlno hold nn en
thusiastic meeting Triday night , tbercpoits
made by the several committees having in
charge the preparations for the meeting of
the imperial council showing that tbo ar
rangements for the recaption of the dis
tinguished visitors were well'ndvancod.
Noble John T. Cafkojvho ( is nt the head of
the ways and moans commlttco , stated that
contributions from/the citizens were highly
encouraging nnd hod no doubt there would
bo sulllclont of nlfund raised to entertain the
Shrinors and Knights Templar properly.
"Not a single refusal bavo wo mot with in
our solicitations , ' " inld Mr. Clarke , "and
everybody Is showing the liveliest possible
interest In the vlsihof the bhrluors to our
city.Vo are I'sMll lu need of about
$2,000 , but 1" have not the least
fear that wo wilf Itavo nny difficulty in rais
ing tbo amount tfccjlod. Omaha has a repu
tation abroad for genuine hospitality and wo
cannot afford nowito let that stnndlnir die
out. We may bo a candidate in six years for
the trcnnlal cor.pla o and now is the tlmo to
oammcnco the wprkiof evangelization , "
The cntnimttcq.onparado mudo an extended
report and ulroitdyittio members are predict
ing that thcio wlUnbo 2,01)0 ) Shrmors in line ,
with camels nuavelephunts and other fc. -
turos which will' gtf to'ftiakc tills , parUdo the
most rcmarkaDlfyeyJe'r scon In this country.
HliicllnuJrotUnrthoiwoll | knqwn show
men , v.'bp will bcolit Omaha August 1 , are all
members of the Shrine nnd they
have volunteered to 'bring' Ufcir on tire
faord of camels and dromedaries 'to this
cltv on August 15 If they are within 300 miles
of Omaha. Yo gods I a drove of camels led
bvuoolo of the Shrine , with the trappings
ol the orient to add orllllancy to the scone.
There will bo bands Innumerable ana the
people of this goodly city will truly imagine
that Omaha has boon transplanted to an
oasis in tbo Sahara whore caravans In legion
have stopped to make merry before resuming
their onward march.
The souvenir for the visit of thoSnrincrs
promise to exceed anything of a similar kind
over gotten out in this country. It will con
tain halt tone pictures of iho members of the
executive committee , of prominent buildings
nnd pictures of the bold rldors of
tno dosort. Mr. Frank Williams , chairman
of the committee on souyonirs.is'novv In Chicago
cage giving his personal attention to the
printing and lithographing aud will stand
right over the workmen until tbo programs
So many applications have coma in for the
Shrine degree fiom eligible men throughout
the Btato that It Is now almost decided tn
hold another mooting for wont on August 13 ,
the Saturday evening preceding the mooting
of the impfrial council. Potentate Akin ,
while Impressed with the heal of the dog
days , says bo Is willing to do anything for
the boys who are anxious to bs Shrinors
when the Imperial council moots August
15-1(5. ( .
The committee of arrangements at Denver
bavo Issued tbo following circular : Eminent
Sir and Sir Knights Yo.i are hereby in
formed that a competitive prize drill will bo
bold on August II. Tbo smelters of the state
of Colorado have donated tbo funds for the
prizes. First prize , a pure solid silver orlok ,
elegantly ombollUhed with ICnlcbts Templar
emblems and inscriptions , to costUOO. Second
end pnzo , a pure solid silver cup or bowl ,
elegantly engraved , to cost $ M)0. ) Third
prlzo , a rich und beautiful silk Knights Templar -
plar banner , to costSiW. Competent Judges
will bo .selected to award tboso prizes. Com-
mandorlos competing must not have loss than
seventy-four mon In rank , all of their own
membership. A stipulated time , not exceed-
in ? forty-livo minutes , will ho allowed eacn
commnndery to perform such movements as
they choose. Any taolics under which com-
nianderlos have been drilling will bo duly
recognized. The Judges will select their own
motuod of scoring , nnd tbo order of drilling
will bo established by lot. Cammanderloi
desiring to outer for these prizes will notify
William H. Harp , chairman.
Mount Calvary commandery of this city
will go to Denver with an excellent roster of
members , altnouW'fpr a tlmo it looked as If
the brethren . ocflc only the mo t
passive Intoran'l. In the triennial
conclave , tbo , , " , recorder of the
commandory , Kuco. K , Long , not oven
getting a dozen replies to the circular loiter
sent out asking If tbo recipient Intended to
go , how many people would accompany him
and other quostfonfbf u like nature. It U
now dollnituly IcnOwa tbat the following
knights , accompanied by thMr wlvoi and
ludv friends , will'Miiko the pilgrimage to the
Mountain city : T.'MC. ' Sudborougb. W. G.
H. Slovora , HughrP. Clark , I. H. Andtows ,
( Jeorgo W. Llnluvan John A. Wiley , H. C.
Chubbuck , W. H. limvou , Bran D. Slaughter ,
W. J. Ilnwicas'VJOtor Whlto , Kben K.
Lon f , W. T. Kohln/on , W. N. Nason. S. W.
Croy , Kugeno F.iKflavor , Perry A. Lyons , J.
J > . Lutto , W. AOJiJVduor , J. A. Hnuo. C. E.
Babcocc , u. H. Kwrtv , Harry P. Deuol , M.
O. Maul , D. C. ttutphon.
Kiiiiriti ) ) r I'ythlnn.
Mars lodge No. IftO , Knights of Pythias ,
bold their rcsular mooting on tbo evening of
the 'JOtb , with Vice Chancellor Wood in iho
ubalr. Considering" tbp , superfluity of boat ,
there was n medium attendance of members.
The ilrst and third rank ) wore conferred on
two candidates , Mr. Close from Florence
recdvud his Ilrst degree and Mr , Miller of
Central pane his tblrd In tbs nmnlilled worn ,
and it was worliei1 , to perfection. Mars
lodge wo ) favored with a vi .lt paid to thorn
by the number * pf Nebraska No. 1 , who at-
tie No. 0 , Des Molnoj. Iu. ; Thomas Boydau ,
BluoValiov No , } < V , KuntasCUy. A. M.
Kussoll , Valley Falls Loyal No. 177. Win
chester , Kan. ; A. J. Hat-twig , Omaha No.
! > d ; F. H. Franklin , Dolovaa No. 31U , Dole-
Mar * lodge reception committoa performed
their duty Ih Ihe usual manner of receiving
tholr vlslttntr brothers , by serving Ice cream
nnd other cooling tblties. The second degree -
greo win bo worked next Woanosday ovon-
Black Euglo division of the uniform rank
nt u largely attended mooting Frldnv evenIng -
Ing unanimously decided to go to Kansas
City as n division to attend the mooting of
the supreme ledge nnd grand Pythian on-
catnpmont at Kansas City , August 21. In
dications point to n vorv largo number of
knights attending the encampment in the
city by the Kaw , preparations being well nd-
van cod in many o'f the lodges to participate
In the exorcises of the wook.
Last Thursday evening a lodge of Knights
of Pythias was organised at Harblno with ,
thirty-two charter members. The onicors
elected for the ensuing term nro ns follows :
Past chancellor commander , Dr. H. M. HOD-
pcrlon ; chancellor commander , P.
T. : McMnhan ; prelate , F. G. Endol-
raan ; keeper of lucords and seal , W. H.
Ferris ; master of Hnauce , T. L. Ewinc ;
master of exchequer , ,7. M. Wlldhabor ; ma's-
tor at arms. M. F. Wolfe ; Inside guard , A.
W. Iluut ; outside guard , C. Copp. Rcpro-
sontatlvos from Diilor , Steele City ami Fair-
bury lodge" ; were In attendance nnd assisted
Deputy Grand Chancellor Commander Will
L. Seism and his ofllcors In the ceremonies ot
the in'itltutiort ; ChancellorCommandorBlxby ,
accompanied by a robust specimen of the ge
nus gout crqatcd cqustdurablo merriment and
struck terror to tbo hearts of the candidates
who were soon to solve the mjstorh's of
Pythlanlsm. A bountiful supper was served
, at the dining hall of the Smith hotel to the
grand oftlcors , visiting linlchts and their
friends to which all did ample justice. After
all had partaken of the good things provided
for tholr entertainment , a reception wus
Riven to the grand onicors at the Congrega
tional church. Prof. W. II. Ferris In an
appropriate speech welcomed the grand ofll-
con and visiting knights nnd tondcrod them
the freedom of the nttlo city.
A. 1' . & A. 31.
The flrst American ledge to appear on tbo
records of the grand ledge of England la No.
130 at Boston , still In existence as St. John's '
Lodge , which was constituted In 1733. The
next American lodge , so far as tbo English
records show , was Solomon ledge nt Savan
nah , Un. , and constituted as No. 1)0. ! ) The
English grand ledge was nt that time the
source of Masonic authority.
A. H. Morris , W. C. Bentley , Joe Brown ,
W. S. Allison , Georeo Thomas , Mark Lee ,
Frame McCroary nnd Marshall Morse of
Shelton went to Wood River Tuesday mornIng -
Ing ana that ovonine assisted iu organizing
a Masonio lodgo. They report a now ledge
of twonty-ono members.
Tbo Square and Com piss ledge No. 213 ,
A. F. and A. M. , of Miller is no longer a
probationer , tbut an Institution , chartered ,
oniccrod and fully equipped for work. On
Thursday evening , July 14 , Samuel P.
Davidson , E. P. Glllottc , onicors of the
grand ledge of the state , installed the fol
lowing olllcor ! > : Erlo W. Northop , master ;
William M. Craven , S. W. : F , D. Brown ,
J. W. ; H. C. Greont treasurer ; H. C. liar-
I'augh , secretary ; 0. B. Jones , S. I ) . ; 1' . L.
Anderson , J , D. , and Gcorgo Hoich , tiler.
The concluding feature of the evening's pro-
cram , a banquet , was necessarily omitted on
account of the storm. The regular nicotines
of tbo ledge will bo hold on the Ilrst Filday
evening after iho full moon in each month.
Square and Compass ledge has a bright
future before It , and bids fair to become an
average among the lodges of the state.
Order of I'orestors.
Court Omaha , No. 1091 , Independent Order
of Foresters , at their semi-annual election
officers , Tuesday night , olootod the following
onicors for tbo ensuing term : C. R. , Charles
Watts ; R. S. , 1. L. Richards ; Treasurer , T.
B. Barnes ; P. C. It , T. A. K. Gray ; J. W. ,
l-'red Gray ; J. B. , J. G. INoalo ; V. C. R. , P. .
Van Strand : F. S. , George AL Fr.isor ; Chap
lain. F. N. Perkins ; S. W.V. . D. Hamilton ;
S. B. , S. Patrick ; C. D. S. C. K , T. L.
Cmnos. Other important business was trans
acted in which the mooting nieht was
changed from the second and fourth Tuos-
d.iys to thi ) second and fourth Fridays of
ouch mouth4. The court will moot In Uoyal
Arcanum hall , Boo building. Although Court
Omaha was organ 1/ad but u month ago , it is
already In the condition to warrant prosper
ity to Forestry In Omaha. The oraer is very
popular wherever known , and justly deserves
its high standing as a frutornal and bouoil-
Disease never successfully attacks the sys
torn with pure blood. DoWltt's Sarsuparllla
makes pure , now blood and onrlcbc * blood.
THE THK.IIKKS ,
A good deal has bocn aatd for "A Night at
the Circus" claims as tbo flrit of the now
brand of farce comedy , and everywhere in
the east It has been a decided succass. The
atmosphere of the circus Is in the play. Tbo
ringmaster cracks his whip , the band plavs
and the horses kick up tholr heels , Such I s
the llavor of the clrco-comody , "A Nlht at
tbo Circus , " which will bo soon for the flwt
time in this city at Boyd's theater tonight
with Nellie McIIonry in tbo onlot rolo. Tbo
story upon which the piny is built centers
upon Mile. Electra , a circus performer , and
her sUter , Mile. Madeline Milan , n governess
In the family of Nicholas Frlsko , a lawyer In
partnership with Archibald Banger. The
latter are husbands of the "henpecked"
order , but nro Inclined to bo mon nbout town.
Tbo queen cf the aroiia quarrels with her
manager , who. In order to keep her .up
to her contract , wants to have her
arrested. She engages Banger to defend
her. Both lawyers promptly fall in
love with ijor , Banger for the moment carryIng -
Ing her off. Then the twin stater comes in ,
nndvnllo Frisko is trying to fascinate her
the wives of both uion enter. The business
of explaining matters Is extremely ludicrous.
Mile. Electro decided to take her slsior's
place us govornois , in order IIrat to escape
her manRifor , and next to punUh the lawyer
for their would-bo perfidy. As n gover
ness she trains tbo voting lad ! s to ba meek
as lanrf } * In public , but In private thov all
dancjo aim sing everything , from "Com
rades" -'Maggie Murphy's Homo. " By
letters signed "Birdie'1 and sent to all the
rharnclur * she Dually arranges to moot them
all In the dressing room of the ' 'Grentes
Show on Earth , " and as the governess she
lilies dlsgulsos for all. The wives nro llxod
up in tights. Each husband Is In the belief
that "Birdie" is "Etcutra" nnd takes his
wlfo to the circus lout , nnd it is In that scene
the fun reaches Its height.
"Tho Homestottd Strike , or Bullets va
Broad , " a drama portraying In a rcallstlo
manner the Into troublos'of the strikers , will
bo the bill nt Wondorlaud during the Ilrst
half of the wook. The last half of the week
tbo popular "ulp Van Wlnltlo" will bo seen.
Lulu , the Magnolia Girl , and Yon Yonsoti ,
the Big Swede , are the Curio hall attrac
DoWltt's Sarsapnrllm cleanses the blood.
A II V.
TO rot/ .
Cnll on n AT ONCI5 and Imvo thorn o < nm
Incil ( KU15K 01TUAIIRK ) by our Optlclnn. nml
If ncces'arjr.Illicit with a imlrof our I'iSHKKC
TION UVKOI.ASSnrforSI'lIOr M < 8.Vo lit
bCIKSTIKlCAI.IjYnnil Krlnil lon cs to corrpcl
nil tlio various dufucU of vision , eut'li n
UYl'KHMKTKOPIA ( far alKlitlMIOl'IA ( nuftr
Plh-ht ) , Pill'.SIIVOl'IAIolil sluht.AHTll ) ( A'ris\l
( IrroKUlnr slBlitl. ASTIIK.SUl'lA ( vrunk nljihti
DU'IXM'IA ( douplo slclit ) , ANIHUMKTUUl'IA
( uneqiml Mcbt ) , bTHAllIS.MUS ( niiulntor cross
c ) C ) , etc , etc.
SOLID GOLD SPECTACLE or
EYEGLASSES from Si : Upwards.
PINE ST13EL SPECTACLES or
EYEGLASSES ( rom 81 Upward.
COLORED GLASSES for Shndlnjr
the Eyes from oOc Up.
MAX MEYER & BRO , GO ,
FARNAM and 16th Sts. , OMAHA.
Tiio only uniformly
SYPHILIS , GONOR-
RHOEA , GLEET , SPER-
SEMINAL WEAKNESS -
NESS , LOST
MANHOOD , EF
FECTS OF EAR.
LY VICE OR
WEAKNESS , SEX
UAL DISORDERS ,
HYDROCELE , VARICO-
CELE , PILES , FISTULA.
Call upon or adclrosa
with , stamp.
Scuth MtJi St. , N. E. corner
14th anil Dooclau Sta. ,
Omaha , Nob. '
Baby's cheek Is llko n punch ,
Is It Madame Ituppert's bloaoh ?
No ! but baby's mama's ehook "
Volumes to iti pralso doth npcah !
Cull for Jluio. llupporfi book , "How to bo Ilonutl-
Dr. Bailey , $ r
Third Floor. I'axton lIlooU.
Telephone ! 1085. Kilh nnd Fnrii.'iin Sis.
A full set of toctli on rubber lor fX IVrfi'ct not
Tocth without plntiM nr r < imovitblo brlitito work
Jiiht thu tlilnK for lnuurs or public nponkcrs , nuvor
TEETH EXTKACTni 1'HOUT 1'AIN .
/Ml nillnc at rotisoniblo rates. All work
wai ranted. Cut this out for u guide.
Tlicro is no
Improvement on or
Ol ACTCE ? illnary porous plas-
L.HO I C.ri ters , it is a revolution
iu planters. Wood's is the only plaster
li.-uinpr power lo dilate the pores and '
penetrate to the scat of pain. '
SOLD nY DRUGGISTS
N.Y. Depot , 33 William St
DR. SNYDER ,
THE SUCCESSFUL OBBSITY SPECIALIST
MrS.Allco Jtaplo.Orrnon , Mn. Welulit t Hi fore tltat-
liicut. 1 0 Ibrt , i after treatuitut , lea Ibd.
Tlio follow Int : pornoiis fmro Inkon trontmont elI
Dr. tjnrdur , with lost * of HoUht nn uUun bi'lo
They will i liporfully miMverull Inqulrlu * K Mmii
llcforo. Afur 1.095.
MHS. ItU'llIU. ' ' . .lOMSMl.V ,
1'in.lllu.iumtloi ] , lonu . 32'ilbn. U'lbs. ITHl
Mils AMCI.MAI'I.K , '
OriBon , .Mo . 320" I S IfiS"
S. II to in' ,
Omrols . ! II0" ! 05 J.'IS "
Snimv VAN WiJficiiK.
Krnnklln , III . 421" 208 ISO"
MllS. lilUIICE KlIULtMK ,
H. Hid well. Cnl . 278" 173 100"
MIIH BAIIAII flAIIM.lt ,
1311 bo rlftli St. .
he.ivoiuvorth , Kix.i . 2T5 " 170 IOC
PATIENTS TREATED BY MAIL. _ .
Koitnrrlne. no ! neonvonl mce , harnilwcnnd no baa
ctiioct * . Strictly cunfl < I ntlal. For clrculuru and tea *
tlmonlals addreas with Co. In ntnmpf ,
DR. O. W. F. SNYDER.
UoVickcr's Theatre Bldg. , Chicago. IlL
N , M , RUDDY ,
THE ONLY PRACTICAL OPTICIAN
21' ) Foutli ntli bt. , r.iriKun HU TJio.itor.
EYES TESTED FREE
I 'It ted to rninody nil dofoeu of oyu-
Hteol Byoc-t.iclus u ( RliurAiilouil qil lilt/
H n nil up.
Solid Oliilil Hpocticlm mil Dye l.xsfji , U
nnd upwiirJ. Occullit'M prinarlptlom tor
gluenos Illluil correctly HIUIIB < luy na rojulvo I
AETIFIOIAL HUMAN EYES UISEETB
DR. C. GEE WO.
Thonrilr rjnllr urtlmtil Clilnoio phriloln
KlKht year * ' ttnilr Tea ruin pr.ictiu.Vl < por' .
cncnwUli ull knovn rtlioiu * . Truntt > uoaiaifullr
nllrhniMloc.ujj Ir. ] i up by ntlior ilui-luri l/'Jll
nml u i 111 iu or wrltu for ' | iio tliiu Uliuik. Do not
llilnkjrnuroiio hopiluii bjoiu yitni ilootor tnlH
yoiito , tJUttrr tlio Clilmxo doctor with lit * no r mil
womlnrf ul rn noillun , nml rus Jl u now banu IK itn I it
pornmni'iitrurittlmt ! other iliicluri cuinol ttlri.
lliThi. lloon uml I'lnntiimtiira'i roiuuilloiliti
inoillclno * . Tim vrorlil liln Hltnnx. Om thumiil
trtlliniiiiliiU In tlir in yoir ' prnctloa. .Volnjiirloui
rti-roctloiit , no iiarcutlut , no poltou. Hatloiivl
tr iliiioiitanil peruiunoiit ur. > .
iei miinatifiilly trantot aaJ our 3 1 ,
given up by ntlior ilottoni
Tlioi t'lMiulilln , 4IIJ llnrney itroat , chronic rliou-
mnlbim B yearn , kliliayfiml llror truubloi.
'lhu Culvvrt , li'lli nuil r'nrmiu truot , lonuril
clahlllly. Initliiixtluii , I'J ' iC ulruiutli und vitillty.
T'jnk luuillclno fur yo r but not uu rullof ,
M. It. .Aurtorion , nj | Cuuilnn trjot , utttrrU ,
nsthmnunj brunchltUgf nfiuoil yuar
Ifniforiale the following prepir l ronio'llai '
ILUJaboltlo. ilx lioltloi furliw , for tbo euro of
Aitliiun , Catarrh. Hick HeailRcho. lintliiuillon ,
Jlluoill'olinnliiK. lUioiiraitluii , KunittaV \knu i.
KMnay nad I.Uor Cfliiiplaliit. No uiiunti. tfuld
only by Cliluo.e llcJIc-Ino ( Jo , Cap | | llluj.WX ,
Oifice , ICth and Califoraii Sd , Ooulu , Neb