The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, February 09, 1901, Page 11, Image 11

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First Pub. Jan. 12, 1901-5.
Notice is hereby Riven. That by Irtuc of an
order of sale Issued by the clerk of the district
court of the Third judicial district of Xebros
Ra. within and for Lancaster county, in an ac
tion wherein Herbert II. Sawyer is plaintilT. and
Kufus E. Wedge ct at. defendants, I will, at 2
o'clock P. M., on the 12th dayof February, A. D.
1901, at the east door of the court house, in the
city of Lincoln, Lancaster county, Nebraska,
oiler for sale at public auction the following
itescribed lands and tenements to-wit:
Lots thirteen 113 land fourteen (14) in block
three 13) of W. H. Irvine's second addition to
the city of Lincoln, located on the north one
half of the south-west quarter of the south
west quarter of section eighteen 1 18) in town
ship Irti (10) in Range scveni?)East In Lincoln,
Lancaster county, Neon ska.
Given under my hnnd this 4th day of Jan
uary, A D. 1901.
Z. S, Uhaxsox,
First Pub., Feb., 2-4
Noticeto Creditors. E 1507.
County court, Lancaster county, Neraska, In
rcestate of Genu Leonard deceased.
The creditors of said estate will take notice
that the time limited for presentation of claims
against said estate is September 2. 1901. and
forpayment of debts is March 1, 1902; that I
u ill sit at the county court room in said county
on June 1, 1901, and on September 2. 1901. to
receive, examine, adjust and allow all claims
duly filed. Notice whereof is ordered published
four consecutive weeks In The Courier of Lln
coln. Nebraska.
Witness my hand and seal of said court this
January 29, 1901.
seau Fhask R. Waters,
County Judge.
By W.U.TEK A. Lt.ese, Clerk County Court.
Twenty eight years experience as an
insid decorator. Reasonable prices.
Phone 5232.
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Hp LetteP:
"If jou could only be here this
winter morning and Bee for your
eelf you would no longer doubt
me. Roses are blooming in our
front yard and all nature is as far
advanced in this lovely American
summerland as it will be in your
cold eastern home by June.
"We made the journey from
Missouri River -to the Golden Gate
on the Union Pacific to avoid the
circuitous routes an important
item in the winter. A trip to Cal
ifornia is made delightful by the
perfect service and luxurious ac
commodation of 'The Overland
Limited,' which is perhaps the
most finely equipped train in the
Detailed Information Furnished
on application.
15. 13. Slosaon,
2 23 Agent.
No. I, Board of Trade,
Grain, Provisions. Cotton.
Private Wires to New York City and
Many Gties East and West.
New York Stock Exchange.
Chicago Stock Exchange.
Chicago Board of Trade
A joung reporter named Everett
Shinn is showing some pastels in New
There are over ninety, and they vary
in size from the mere trifle up to the
more important dimensions of the arm'6
length. They are, in their way, the
finest things that have been produced
in this country since Columbus set his
jaw and bribed his men to get him here.
They constitute, taken as a whole, with
the Shinn Exhibition of last year, with
what we may assume he will do in the
next few, and with a book he is prepar
ing for publication called "New York
By Night," the best report we have so
fur had of Things As They Are Not Go
ing To Be Much Longer, but as they
are today.
It might have been supposed that our
American Charles Keeno would walk in
from, says Indiana. Stephen Crane, an
other great reporter came from a neigh
boring county. Everett Shinn came
over from New Jersey by way of an art
school in Philadelphia, where he says
he spent most of his time talking to A
Girl or playing leapfrog up and down
the halls. From that he passed into
newspaper illustrating to earn bis living,
still in Philadelphia, and from that into
his present pastel work in New York.
The young mau is young, normal,
buoyant, works with a consuming en
ergy, and has a clear-cut, pale face that
lights up at times with a sort of half
light that is seen occasionally in the
faces of men and women who are pass
ing up what they know of truth instead
of falsehood into the hands of the Mas
ter Builder. It is the light that must
have shown in the face of Crane as he
lay dying not long ago in the Black
Forest. If he felt anything he must
have known that what he passed up was
the surprising beauty of the common
things; that he had helped the world to
see beauty in common human life; that
he had harbored it in its slow develop
ment to the point where it is beginning
to distinguish between what is false and
what is true, only now growing so sensi
tized that it can s e the beauty of a fact;
he must have realized and rejoiced that
the modern stomach is healthy enough
already to want its food at least half
true, and that he had done his part to
make it so; he must have known that
when Realism is understood, and men
begin to love her. then the world will
feel as though it had never loved before;
he had felt in his tired body that hu
manity had cause, indeed, to stop and
wonder why there should bo a master
and a slave, and that to get the facts
before humanity was necessary; he
knew that he had shown up the false
and bad and the disorganized, as in his
"Maggie as a proof of how much he
had loved the fine and free; he knew
that men and women must think and
paint and write and work and die, until
the world shall learn so much that it
will know that the Real holds the Ideal
always in its tender arms, and that the
Unreal alone stands empty at the gates.
And the same is true of Shinn. The
inspiration that is tilling all the Torld's
keen minds with the hope or greater
justice is the inspiration of the Realistic
School. And so it matter not that,
when he goes away sometimes with his
young wife to skate, over the meadows
near his Southern New Jersey home,
none of bis people understands his pic
tures. There is not the slightest trace,
for generations back, of art deftness on
either side of his family. The young
man all through bis formative period
never saw the work of the Continental
draughtsmen, much less was influenced
by them. lie made Manet tne god of
his idolatry, and studied no one else
while he was in Europe for the first time
last summer for a few months.
His present exhibition is called "Paris
Types." It is plain, in looking it over,
that his mind wai, in ways, irritated
while working there. Either he was
hurried or wbb working to order, or was
fenced off by not speaking the tongue of
the men on the street, or wanted to go
to London, or something else, for bia
work here and there shows all these
things reflected in its face, and there
fore lacks, in a way, a completeness that
his exhibition of last winter held. It
contains some exquisite pieces of work,
things of the kind that have been appre
ciated by the Senator who owns the
Rousseau, but, nevertheless, it is only
through grouping together bis great
work of last year some parts of which
iB at present on exhibition in Boston
thid present exhibition in New York,
and the remarkable book, "New York
By Night," lying about his studio in
Nineteenth street, that any fair esti
mate of his position in American art can
be arrived at.
lie brings to his trade a point of riew
that isolates him from nearly all his
predeceseora hero. In the selection of
his subjects he is the instrument in a
game that will go on until there will
some day be no longer such subjects to
select. In the placing of that subject
on paper he uses the absolute touch of
a master in line and arrangement, and
his pictorial sense and power to render
locality have never been surpassed by
any artist anywhere. His color sense
is rare, and if it is Dot always perhaps
as well considered as it may be later on,
it is because it is secondary, in a way,
in much of his work to a white heat of
black outline, and that it is as full as
those outlines will permit. His draw
ing is intelligent, though it could at
times cut a little deeper to the bone. A
certain grotesquenees and exaggeration
in this particular is noticeable this year
in his work as against last year, but it
can be laid merely to temporary causes.
As for bis technique, he has already
done things with it that move our con
sciousness and stir the experiences that
have made usknow. And that is all
there is to the matter. As an example
in sheer dexterity no one has ever
painted slush and ice and sleet with
such simplicity of means. His touch is
virile, nervous, delicate, made of iron,
made of silk, made of tears.
He is almost at his very best in "Along
the Seine" (11), in this present exhibi
tion. The distant view across the river
is worch the whole show of the academy..
The "Back Row, Foliea"" Bergeres'' (G). is
a fine study in yellow and black. "On
the Boulevard" (0), is a remarkable
piece of work, and so, in their varied
ways, are "Lea Chiffoniers" (12), the
Grand Ballet" (4), the "Fourteenth of
July" (21), the "Ballet Dance" (24),
"Paris Street" (40, "At the Convent
Door" (41), and the following that are
not in the catalogue: "Bal Boullier,"
"Old London Hou Be," "French Cabaret,"
"Election Parade," "Housetops," "Near
the Church," "Rue de 1'Abbaye," and
The exhibition is not for everybody.
It is too full to the brim of disorganized
life, and the Bight of this is not for those
who do not see beyond. It showB the
river thief, the rag picker, gaunt danc
ing women, the homeless beings of the
earth, prostitutes married and unmar
ried, and others overworked and under
paid. These pictures will become real
mementoes of these present days. When
things have evened up, other Sbmns
will paint again, in freer vein. As it is,
one of hia beat drawings today is worth
more than the three monstrous canvases
Mr. Morgan recently presented to the
Metropolitan museum. Even it one
can not hold fast in one's mind the real
import of the worK long after leaving
the door, it pays to wade through much
bad art in order to look in there, just as
it pays to wade through a lot of men and
women to finally meet one, as a new bit
of life, even though you lose it at the
next crush in the road. Town Topics.
Early Straws of Fashion.
The drooping hats will be much eetrt
in the spring.
Gowns are made long on the shoulder,
yokes and collarettes are run down long
on the shoulders, or tho shoulders are
Tucks will be very much in evidenco
the coming spring and summer.
It is really too early to tell whether
the furor for gold will run over into an
other season. We must wait and see if
we feel gold when the summer days
come. Cravats are seen on tho new
cloth gowns.
Cashmeres will be popular the com
ing spring, and all the women at Nice
and Monte Carlo are wearing tho light
pastel shades in cloth and tho pale
pinks, blues and beiges, as usual.
Mixed clothes are very much Been
that is to say, black with a liberal pep
pering of white, gray and white, and
pastel blue.
For slender women nothing can be
prettier for the spring than the boleros
with barque backs consisting of threo
little pieces on each side, one over tho
other and rounded at tho ends. Above
these pieces is a belt. Katharine de
Forest's Paris letter in the February
Ladies' Home Journal.
The Century is to have a serial story
by Irving Bacheller, the author of that
popular novel, "Eben Holden." It is a
border tale of 1812. Two types of the
men who have helped to make America
are set forth in it: one. a Northern Yan
kee, quaint, rugged, and wise; the other,
a man who has the hardy traits of a
Puritan with the romantic temperament
of a Cavalier. The 3cone of the etory
is in the neighborhood of Lake Cham
plain, and the title is "D'ri and I." It
will begin in the March Century and
run for six months.
Mr. Booker T. Washington's Autobi
ography continues to attract wide-spread
interest. The instalment contained in
the February magazine number of the
Outlook includes the famous address
made by Mr. Washington at the open
ing of the Atlanta exposition, when for
the first time in southern history a Ne
gro was called upon to speak as a repre
sentative of Negro enterprise and Negrd
civilization in a great public meeting
managed and controlled by the white
people of the state.
(83 a year. The Outlook company,
237 Fourth avenue, N. Y.)
Acids that are Death to Cholera .
The acid of lemons and oranges is
fatal to the cholera bacillus. Even if
placed upon the rinds of the fruit the
germs will not survive longer than a
day. February Ladies' Home Journal.
"Elipbalet," said she, reproachfully,
"I do not approve of auch extravagance.
Now, when Alfonso calls, he is sensible,
and doeo not come loaded down with ex
pensive flowers."
"Henrietta," said he. calmly, "it is
generally understood that a knave can't
win a queen uuless he is one of the bow
ers." "You are both knaves," she murmur
ed, coyly; "but you are the right bower
and he is left," and with these words
she melted into his arms.
Preaching and Practicing.
It is easier to preach a good eetmon
from the pulpit than to lead a good life
n the pew. Saturday Evening Post.