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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (May 20, 1899)
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THE MODERN JUGGERNAUT.
At length the signs of spring appear,
The sun we humbly greet,
And daily walk abroad in fear
The cyclist owns the street.
And doubly thankful should we be,
When daily wandering ceases,
At fall of eve, if we should see
Our loved ones not in pieces.
According to Gonoral Josopb Whoolor,
tho cuBtom of Botting upurt u dny for
docoratin tho Bold in ra' grnvcB hnd its
origin nmong tbo women of his own
Btuto of Alnbatnu. Unlikotho mon, tboy
would not pormit thoir doud "quiotly to
bocomo a part of gonorul history." Un
der tho titlo, Tho Mo-nory of Our Fight
ing Men, Gonoral Whoolor contributes
to Tho Saturday Evoning Poet of May
27 a strong paper on tho history and
signitlcanco of Momorial Day. Gonoral
Corbin, of thoG.A. R., bIbo treats a aim
ilar topic, but from a different point of
Among tho fiction in this number !b
Tho Crump's Crook Tanglo, a Decora
tion Day Btory by John Habborton. It
is ono of tho clovoroat of Mr. llnbborton's
clovor taloa of plain pooplo.
Another foaturo of tho Decoration
Day number of tho Post ib a poem by
Frank L. Stanton, that ib a notablo
tributoto "Tiro Fallen of tho Fight:"
Oh, the story and the glory of the fallen of
Does the clamor of the captains reach their
ranks all ghostly white?
Nay they rest with rusting blades,
All the glory-starred brigades.
And the peace of God is on them in the
splendor of the light.
What is diplomatically known ub the
ontentc cordialo lias apparently Btruck
England with greater forco than this
country. Evon Mr, Labouchoro has
fallen under tho ecstatic spoil of eo-call-od
"brotherhood' to tho oxtont of offer
ing a prizo of two guineas for the best
suggestion for a itower "most suitablo
na tho national oiublcin of tho United
StatCB of America." The an swore,
numboring sotno hundreds, aro woird
and wonderful, and although it may bo
unkind to expatiate too freely on tho
same, yet I cannot refrain from quoting
a fow of the answers, invariably com
plimentary, but typically English.
Dandelion Signifies "dent do lion,"
tooth of a lion not the whole lion but
a bit of him.
The CrocUB Ab the Americans are
givon to crow or boast, having large
idea? and to cubs or curso much.
Tho Forgot-me-not Show tliiB to nny
"intelligent American aa his national
llowor and ho will exclaim: "My! so
Tho Carnation Boing a nation cele
brated far its use of cars.
Tho Anemone Any money.
Tho MarigoldIJocauBo of tho supply
Tho Mushroom Bccausoof his rapid
growth and his liking for a mysterious
refection called 4,mush."
And so tho answers go on, and if it
were not for my intense rcBpect, owing
to circumstances, toward our morothan
"cousins,'' I should feel moro inclined
to print more of these punning gueeseB,
Merchant If tbo man was out, why
did you not wait until ho camo back, as
I told you?
Messenger Doro was a notice on de
door what says, "Retoln at Wunet."
Telephone shade Miy I como in?
Angel Gabriel St. Peter is busy now
The Nebraska Sanitarium.
Located at College View, Ncbr., offers the following inducements to the
tired and suffering public who are seeking Health, Rest and Comfort:
Dieoaeosof tho Stomach and Digestive
Diseases of the Eyo, Ear,NoBO, Throat,
Diseases peculiar to women.
Best of advantages for the treatment
THE institution is situated on an olo- Sciontificilly classified diotary.
yatod Bite, overlooking tho city of Laboratory of hygiene forjbactoriologi-
Lincoln, which lies throo miles to Cal and microscopical investigation.
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Ono of tho most healthy locationB bo- Asoptic operating rooms and surgical of al, formB of cnronic diseases. Incur-
tweon tho Mississippi River and tho wards. able and offensive pationtB not received.
Rocky Mountains. Four physicians, woll-trainod, with Thifl inBtitutlon aieo haB recently op-
A well-regulated institution for the largo oxporionco in Banitanum medical ond -tv brnnch m0 and treatment
worK rooms in tho Halter block, southeast
Trained nurses of both soxes. corner 13th and P streets, Lincoln.
Skillful attention givon to tho treat- A fiao new electric light bath cabinet
mont of in city ofilco rooms.
treatment of nil chronic disoaBOB.
Water of unusual purity.
Baths of every description, including
tho Electric-light bath.
For circulars giving rates and further information, addresB,
College View, Nebraska.
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All - Principal - Western - Points
AKE MORE QUICKLY REACHED
VIA THE "UNION PACIFIC"
THAN VIA ANY OTHER LINE.
1 NlKl-it to Utah
a IVttcl-nti to California
Magniliamtly Equipped Trains Daily.
For time tables, folders, and illustrated
pamphlets descriptive of the territory tra
verse , call on E. B. Slosson, General Agent.
News and Opinions of Na
Alone Contains Both.
Daily, by mail $6 a yeai
Daily and Sunday by mail
$8 a year
T SVlto(N SUM
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Price, 5c a copy. By mail $2
a year. Address The Sun,
The Couhieh is for sale at the lead
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ono year is $1, 'Phone 384.
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the slickest you ever bandied. One
pack will bo sent by mail on recoipt of
15 cents in stamps, A money order or
draft for 50 cents or same in stamps will
secure 4 packs. They will be sent by
express, charges prepaid. Address,
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Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R'y,
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