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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (May 20, 1899)
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IMaose who want tlie toest lscixo-w (by past
perience that this is the place ivliere full
value is given. E:x:t:ra good offers this week.
On Monday and continuing- one
week we will make special prices
on an immense line of fans. This
is a chance in which you may be a
saver of one third in the actual
value of these goods. That you
can certainly not afford to pass by
if you are intending- to purchase.
These fans will be displayed and
we ask that you take particular
notice and convince yourself of the
Silk and GAUZE fans, spangled
and lace effects, carved bone sticks
worth $1.50 at any time, special
White fans in silk and gauze. A
large WELL chosen line. Excep
tional values from
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Every fastidious and thoughtful
shopper in Lincoln remarks at the
wonderfully beautiful things to be
bought here for almost a song.
This department contains some re
markable values, and surpasses
any like line in the state.
In wash laces we show necklins,
all-over insertings and edges to
Valenciennes lace and insertings
and a very large line of organdie
puffing, Neckings and Yokings and
For several seasons this has been
the best patronized glove depart
ment in the state, and that can
mean but one thing That the best
value in gloves can be found here.
Every glove that we sell is guaran
teed to us and in turn we guarantee
it to you.
Our lines are complete and if you
want any particular make, style or
shade you need look no further for
we have it.
For the coming WEEK we will
make special prices on white kid
98c to 1.25
Graduating time is about here so
buy your gloves now and have that
task off your hands.
"You wore going to tell mo about tbo
"Oui, oui, oui MademolBollo: In the
first place it is a beautiful basket and
into it wo put a dress or two, some real
lace, and a necklace or some rings. It
iB, of course, according to tho income of
tbo young man or h'lB paronts, but it is
the groom's particular gift to bis bride
There are very few French girls, even
among tho poor, who have not a corbeillo
of some description."
It is quite a charming idea, and still,
Madame, it seems like a necessary, petit
thnnk you for the bride's dowry."
"It is true, I suppose, but wo never
put it in that frank fashion. You
shouldn't think of things in that light,
"Well.Madame," said Monsieur Roguot
to Madame Rubore, "The dot was very
satisfactory. Porhpps they will come
out from Paris today. But lot us take,
Mademoiselle, L'Amoricaine now to see
"It is us you wish," said bis wife doa-pondontly-
The church was principally a Gothic
affair, I remember, with incidentals of
several centuries of other architectures
thrown in, but its poise was mujestic
and rolieved by a certain buoyant grace
fulness Ab is so often the case the out
side was much more pleasing than the
Down below in the hollow of tho town
was an odd, round-like church. Its
quaintness very appealing.
"Oh, Monsieur, do take us down
there," I begged.
"Oh, no, no, Mademoiselle. It is too
old, too dilapidated."
"But it looks so interesting."
"Jo voub assure, Mademoiselle, that it
is very commonplace. It iB too old, je
There are no modernities oven in
France. Some day I am going back to
Pontoiso all myself acd see that church.
Tho others hastened on and Germaine
and I came slowly,
"I hato everyone," said Germaine.
"Madame Roguet was so afraid that her
aon might care for me. We Baw much
of each other as children, and she is so
jubilant to think that he is married.
You see as a child 1 had much more
than her childron. She thinks that I
am pining away for Monsieur Edouard.
"But Gormaino you must remember
that you have a vivid imagination,
Perhaps Madame Roguet isn't as fiend
ish as you think her."
"Monsieur Edouard did care for me.
He is an engineer, too, you know. He
was sent first to England and then to
Scotland. He was gone two years and
whon he roturned be wiahod to marry
me. You see, ho proposed to me, my
self, the way the English do. He is ter
ribly selfish though, like that," pointing
to a flock of geese fighting over a few
crumbs of bread that had been thrown
upon the water. "I didn't like him, and
I told him eo. His people, however,
don't know about it, and his mother
wouldn't believe me, even if I told her;
and I wouldn't bo mean enough to tell
her. But she makes mo simply furious,
and Germaine Btamped her foot.
We had come out upon a height that
looks off and down toward Paris, and
here was just a corner of that chapel
built by Saint Louis. Tbo ivy literally
preserving the memory of its saintly
founder. The villagers were just going
homo from their days work, and in tho
distance rose tho monuments of PariB.
Nothingness and insignificance are mo
notonous, to say the least, that I know
from personal experience. There is,
however, scarcely a more efficient remedy
for these irritable feelings than a bundle
of centuries. In each century thore are
numerous people, little flies that are
larger and more important than the oth
ers, but they are gradually lost io the
tout en somble. Only rarely cornea a
great big blue-bottle fly that buzzes, and
buzzes,and people rise up and do homage
to it, and then this big, blue, bottle fly
"Germaine, your France is a beautiful
"I don't know," she said, and then
gave her hat that sailor bat a defiant
jerk. I am glad, glad that I am going
back to England next week. Glad to
leave Franco. I even wish that I was
The town clock rang out the hour, and
Gormalne's mothor waved her parasol as
a danger signal. The train would soon
On the way to tho station wo passed
some people, who glancing at our head
coverings, murmured one to tho other
"Los Anglalses. Los Anglaises.
Germaine scowled, gasping as we hur
ried along, "I am not English. Paa du
tout, du tout, du tout. I am French,
and some way I did not enjoy the Eng
But we must hasten. Thero was but
little time and Monsieur, Madame, Oline
and Nanquet must all be kissed whether
we made the train or no, and the process
Ja double, you know, in France. Even
Algebra does not always hold true for I
maintain that the following is false.
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