The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, January 16, 1897, Page 7, Image 9

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.1033-1039 O Street, Lincoln, ELelD.
Our Semi-Aunual Clearing Sale Continues one more Week
We offer startling bargains in every department of our house,
buy a pile or goods. Call and we will prove it.
Money is Scarce, but what; you have will
.v J I tl'- 1 '"''-4 r A
for JFbs&A
Monday morning at 8
o'clock we will sell full dress
patterns for 98c of the fol
lowing goods:
7 yds all wool checked llan-
7 yds one-half wool whip
cord serge
7 yds of English cashmere
0 yds of 54 in. tlannel in
black and navy
Any pattern U r O80
All our fine imported novel
ties, worth as high as 81.50
per yd, all will go per yd
at 7JJc or TTluc
4 pieces 52 in. Bouclo in
black, blue, navy, myrtlo
and brown, worth S)Se; 5
pieces 51 in all wool Novel
ty, worth S5e: 3 pieces 51
in. Iiiijorted Storm Serge,
in brown, navy and green,
worth 75c. All will gj per
vd at oou.
Your choice of any of our
50c, 55c, 00c and (55c all
wool Novelties, 38 toltJ in.
wide, a'so a few pieces of
43 in. black English Storm
Serge will bo put in this
lot and all will go per vd
at 3c.
We hnvo jus received .'ft
pieces of l'riestly &. Co.'s
celebrated black goods,
consisting of Mohair anil
wool .Ihcquard, all wool
Solids, wool Cheviots,
Cravenettes, silk and wool
Endora, Vecuna Kurl
clo hs. Diagonal Soliel,
Mir cord, canvas Crepe,
Etmincs ando hers,which
range in price from 93e to
81.50 1 he following week
they will bo sold at the
following reduction:
93e goods, 4 1 in. wide, 75c
81 25 goo Is, 4 1 in. wide, S5c
1 50 goods, 42 to (5J in.
wide, 81 10.
2C0 gross of metal and tilk tailor but
tons which formerly Bold for 15c, 10c
and 5c a dozen, will bo sold on Monday
for 15 dozen for
10 dozeo ladies wool skirts iu dark
grey wool, regular price 89c and DSc will
go next Monday for
Ladies' cambric corset covers, high
neck, well made, regular price 15c, will
go on Monday for
Lonsdale muslin, no imitation or sub
stitute, regular price 9 a yard, will go
on Monday for
SCO pieces silk veiling, all colors, goo'l
styles,' woith 20c, 25c and lOjayard, will
go at Oo
All silk ribbou, numbers 5. 7,9 and 12.
bright colors only, worth Cc tj 12c a
yard, will go at
3 l-22o
5.000 packages of white envelop?s, 25
in package, worth 5c each, at three
packages for Go
15 pieces plaid whito tjoods, 23 in.
wide, tine quality, worth 10c yd., at
A big lot of children's lino silk bon
nets, in all colorB and all sizes. We
bought three times as many as we could
dispose of at a protit. All of our 81.50,
81.25, 93c, 75c and 49c line go at
Three dozen ladies' lined kid mittens,
large sizes only, worth 89c pair, at
300 dozen 9 in. square pure linen
stamped Doylies, hemstitched and cut
work, ferns, crysanthemums, pinks, for-get-me
nots, hollies, sweet peas and all
other popular tloral patterns, worth 15c,
12 c and 10j, all go at
200 dozen 15 in. square centre piece?,
hemstitched and cut work, same designs
as above, worth 25c and 20c, will go at
50 dozen 21 in. centre pieces all linon,
hemstitched and cut work, all of popular
floral designs, worth 35.: and 50 go at
25 dozen stamped linen dresser scarfu,
72 in. long, regular prico 50c, will go at
2,000 skeina best rope silk, good desir
able colors, worth 4c, will go at each
The first meeting o the Federation of
Women's and Young Women's Christian
Associations occurred Saturday, Jan. 9,
in the Women's Club rooms. The work
of all the departments w?s represented.
Mrs. A. C. Ricketts was elected presi
dent, Mrs. Prof. Bssey vice president,
and Mrs. Lambertson recording secre
tary. Mrs. II. II. Wilson acts as secre
tary during Mrs. Lamberteon's absence.
Hereafter monthly meetings will be
held the first Thursday in the month iu
tho Y. M. C. A. parlorp.
There were sixty-three present at the
Sunday service last Sabbath ar.d every
chair was taken, but more will be pro
vided. Mrs. McMichael of tho Univer
sity and Mies Jessie Lansing sang very
sweetly. Tho subject next Sunday is:
"Whj?" The singing is in charge of
Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson and a solo will
be given by Miss Nellie Griggs.
Tho Shakespeare class is studjing
Antony and Cleopetra and promises to
be very interesting.
The Magazine Club meets Wednesday
evening at 7:15. Miss Jones, librarian
at the State University, will talk upon
'The Use of Books."' All interested are
cordially invited to be present
The subject for tho Bible reading
Wednesday afternoon at four o'clock is:
"Christ asaSulTerer." All are welcome.
The secretarj 's hours are from 11 until
3, and Wednesday afternoons. She is
glad to receivo calls.
The New Book Review Club met
with Mrs. A. A. Scott. Nearly all the
members were present. A very chai til
ing af ternoo. Mrs. E. Baker tmertain
ed the club with an account of a visit
with Julian Hawthorn, reading his arti
cle in the January Century called "Sum
mer at Christmas Tide." Tho toasts
with the usual tea cups. The club voted
their usual amount for the Traveling
Library. Tho new members were made
welcome. Adjourned to meet witn Mis.
Stonebreaker, 1C03 E street, Jan. 27.
The Woman's club met Monday, Jan
uary 11, from 2 to 5 o'clock. After the
usual devotional exercises rcli was called
to which we responded with a scripture
text. '1 he necessary business over we
gave our hi-tory lesson which was on
Grecian Sculpture and painting. Wo
cull all we can on our lessons from every
source and bringing all our gleanings to
class mak's an interesting hour with
our Ancient History.
The literary program was fine, the
subject, "Mentdl Science;" paper on
"Memory" was well written by tho presi
dent, Mrs. Cobb. Ten questions on the
subject were propounded acd answered
by the club. A vocal solo was well
rendered and enjoyed by all. 1 he sub
ject, ".Emotion," was well presented by
Mr.-. Well presented in a paper.
The afternoons spent in club work
pass all too quickly and if we are but
regular in attendance and conscientious
ly thorough in our work they must prove
of great benefit.
York, Neb., Jan. 13, 1897.
Sorosis met with Mrs. Tibbctts Jan
uary 12th. Mrs. Hall read a paper on
"Egypt of Today." She gave an inter
esting picture of the pbjsical features
of the land, showing how its topography
influenced the lives or its people. That
the common people have alwajsbcen
the burden bearers in tho history of
nations is a truism, but it is particularly
eo in Egypt. Thro they havo always
worked to the farthest limit of physical
endurance and with the barest living in
return. All this that their rulers might
be supported in magnificence. And
this slavish existence has been counted
a privilege ascompareJ 'vith more com
fortable living in thi generation coming
from allegiance to foreign governments.
Mr p. Hall traced the intricate causes
which led to English occupation and
gavo it as her belief that England will
never voluntarily givo up her vantagee
ground. The club will meet with Mrs.
Hall at 1523 K streot January 2Gth.
Mrs. Beebe will lead with Mistress and
Maid for her subject.
The btate Historical Society.
The annual meeting of the State His
torical Society occurred on January 12
and 13 of this week. On Tuesday eve
ning the subject was the lecislaturo of
1355. A pap r was read which had been
prepared by the Hon. J. Sterling Mor
ton who is prcs!d?nt of the society, and
Mrs. Harriet S Macmurphy. now of
Omaha, read a paper on the "Women of
1855." On Wednesday Roscoo Pound
presented a paper concerning the organ
ization known as "Sons and Daughters
of Nebraska. Afterwards the results
of the Pioneer session, from a legal
point of view, were discussed by Judges
Reese, Webster, Broady, Pound and
Lamb. Of the members of the territor
ial assembly of 1855, thirty-five are dead,
eighteen cannot be traced and nino arj
known to be alive. Tho nine survivors
are II. P. Bennot. a resident of Nebras
ka City, now a lawyer in Denver; A. D.
Jones.a lawyer, then and now a resident
of Omaha; S. E. Rogers, lawyer, then
and now a resident of Omaha; A. J.
Hanscom, lawyer, then and now a resi
dent of Omaha; W. N. Byers, surveyor,
then a resident of Omaha, now of Den
ver; Win. Kempton, lawyer, then of
RockblutL now of Glonwood; Wm.Mad
dox, farmer, then of Nebraska City, now
of Falls City. Tho doorkeeper of tho
counc.lwasN.R. Folsom, a clerk then
of Tekamab, now a citizen of California
Ijrie Offer.
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sends in the greatest number
of subscribers, a first-class
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