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JROyER & GIQERy,
325 So. JJthSt. .... Phone 7J
July 25, IDOL
Your letter was as grateful as a shower
to the ancient peoples who enjoyed
them. I have baeo reading lately about
a flood they had in the days of old that
wet the earth impartially all over. The
modern instances only dampen Boca
here and Gretna there, with perhaps a
mile snaa-water aaen or. moisture at RraBa Tnejr purpose is partially de-
Ashland. It is hard to believe that fe"ated by two hundred ruffianly boys,
there is more water in the world, three- wh0 set off Borne explosive, whistle and
fourths more, than land. Everything who wre8tle with each other amonir the
we can Bee ib ary jana ana orassy sny,
and it is hard to realize that five hun
dred miles away are the great lakes and
fifteen hundred miles away on each side
is a salt ocean cool as snow and deep as
a mountain. I made a resolution, be
fore beginning this letter to you, that I
would not talk about the weather, but
about the Arctic expedition soon to be
undertaken by the Duke of Abruzzi to
the north pole. But these are the days
of realism and I know bo much more
about the effect on the minds, manners
and dispositions of Nebraska people
than I know about- freezing to death in
the Arctic regions. They do say it is
easy to keep cool there and they have
not had a heated spell for a long time.
No wonder the Duke wants to go there
again. If the north pole rogion were as
hot as it is cold I do not believe it would
be sown so thickly with the bones of
heroes. Hot weather takes the heroics
and all desire for the amelioration of
the race, all devotion to science out of
one more quickly than cold applications,
don't you think? But in spite of the
heat and dry weather the corn
green and self-possessed. Where it geti
the chlorophyl for its complexion is
more than I kuow. It may hold up the
weather man, only he seems just as green
as ever. If I were an altruist I should
be talking to you about cooling salads,
instead of Bending you this roast on the
weather man. But this heat affectB
like a severe stomach-ache: I can not
think or talk of anything ehe, while it
A friend of mine has been visiting
Kansas, her affections, not her liking for
hot weather, drew her thither. She in
tended to stay for two months.
pression on Jack's face I know that all says his fortune would-be made if he
the effects of the drought are beinz laid could only induce DeoDle to have faith
to bad and careless honeekeeping. Jack in his rainmaking discovery. There is A Romance of the Wheat Pit.
thinks he is too much of a gentleman to no argument necessary, if he will go to "The End of the Deal' is the title of
say anything about his feelings then, work on bis own farm and raise a big an unusually good business serial story
But I hear about them sooner or later crop, wet or dry. He is like theimpe- which is to begin 'in an early number of
in one way or another. I sometimes cunious necromancers and dream-read- The Saturday Evening Poet, of Phila-
look with envy, Penelope, upon your era who advertise that they can make delphia. , A famous transaction on tbo
unchained, irresponsible existence. To all applicants rich by intepreting their Chicago Board of Trade is the basis
be sure, you have an exigent mother, dreams and foretelling the price of upon which the author, Mr. Will Payne,
but a mother is a woman and sometimes wheat. All men are selfish. If a man has founded thiB striking romance
has an opportunity to make a fortune,
he will not sell the chance for a dollar,
which is only one millionth of a fortune,
will he, Penelope? Yours,
neglects to revenge herself on injuries
received from her offspring. A husband
never forgets and hardly forgives enough
to ignore an opportunity of reprisal.
Wo are having concerts, every Tues
day and Friday evening, on capitol
square. The Hagenow band is a very
good one and about 1000 people gather
to listen to the music. Or rather about
800 come to listen to the music and dis
pose themselves in quiet groups on the
patient groups whose purpose they en
tirely frustrate. If the patrol wagon
could be kept near the grounds during
these concerts and the unruly few, who
destroy the pleasure of the many, arrest
ed, the time would soon come when we
should present as cultivated an appear
ance while listening to music as Mexi
cans or Germans. The boys with whose
inveterate diabolism no one interferes
do not come to listen to the muBic, for
they never listen to it. They come to
create a disturbance and make other
people unhappy. Ours is the only coun
try on earth where a few brutes are Buf
fered to destroy the purpose of a large
concourse. The police stand within
arm's reach of boys who are making
more piercing noises than the band, and
do not arrest them. We are not a mu
sical people, and these crude, dirty,
foul-smelling hoodlums who shout,
whistle and swear louder than a band
can play, are a proof of our barbarity.
Very rarely the band plays something
fine. When it does the applause is
of the wheat pit.
story runs through
the stern and
FOR A SUMMER OUTING.
The Rocky Mountain regions of
Colorado reached best via the
Union Pacific provide lavishly for the
health of the invalid and the pleasure of
the tourist. Amid these rugged steeps
are to be found some of the most charm
ing and restful spots on earth. Fairy
lakes nestled amid sunny peaks, and
climate that cheers and exhilerates.
SUMMER EXCURSION RATES
put in effect by the Union Pacific en
able you to reach these favored locali
ties without unnecessary expenditure of
time or money.
ideal is the test and directing power of ONE FARE FOR. THE ROUND TRIP
his life. The philosopher stand before plus 2200 from the Missouri River, in
the unseen, majeetic presence of abstract effect June 18th to 30th, July 10th to
truth. The philanthropist stands before August 31st, inclusive,
humanity. The artist stands before The Union Pacific will also sell tickets
beauty. The legislator stands before on July 1st to 9th, inclusive, September
justice. The politician stands before let to 10th, inclusive, at S15.00 for the
Every man stands before something
which is his judge. The child ptands
before the father, not in a single act,
making report of what he has been do
ing on a special day, but in the whole
posture of his life, as if the father were
a mirror in which he saw himself re
flected, and from whose reflection of
himself he gained at once a judgment
as to what he was, and suggestions as to
what he ought to be.
The poet stands before nature. She
is his judge. A certain felt harmony or
discord between his nature and her
that vague but awful embodiment of
average character, the people. The
scholar stands before knowledge, and
gets the satisfactions or disappoint
ments of his life from the approvals or
disapprovals of her serene and gracious
The mission of the critic is a thank
less one. In matters large or small,
human nature resents the implication of
anything less than perfection. If driven
to a direct expression, each individual
would say: "1 realize that I am not
round trip from Missouri River points.
Return limit October 31, 1901.
Proportionately lo rates from inter
Full information cheerfully furnished
8 31 E. B. SLOSSON, Agent.
louder than after "Whistling Rufun."
Innkn a: : .u i . iL . "' "
iteets 7"ur"7 n, cmyeaU" Perfect- I have many faults and im-
lb Kola catAd tniiniriarK. Iiirn nnndirnoa unnat.. ... .... ....
. r . , ' ' perfections, Dut 1 do not wish to be ro
om, xu you uave iree, popular, nood- minded of
lum-miected concerts in Omaha?
Thursday iB a day of prayer for rain.
I suppose it ie all right, bat does it not
seem queer to ask Him to change His
planB and interfere with the natural
causes which have caused the present
conditions? But every individual, be
liever or -agnostic, asks for help when
death is imminent and human help of
no avail. Every day the clouds gather
them by my friends." Yet
from the criticism which is prompted
by a loving spirit, much benefit may be
derived. A certain distance from an
object is essential to seeing it in its
true proportions, thus our friends are
enabled to distinguish both the faults
and the excellencies which to our own
minds do not exist as individual traits.
Criticism, however, is apt to degen-
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Chronic diseases-of long stand
ing successfully treated without
drugs. Diseases of women a spe
cialty. Consultation and exami
DRS. BIGSBY.& BIGSBY.
ArntA intrt mora foti1ffinrK.i, ntlilnk
nr,r1 . 4r. A l.,: U..-J iL ..... uUu.u5,BmUi
- .., i .uy men uuruen on ine hnnfifioiiil nithr tr. r, !. t .1.-. .iT
First Pub. July 27 I.
Notice to Creditors. E J546.
State of Nebraska, ss. county court, Lancas
d F d re CState f Henn,nS Peters,
Creditors of said estate will take notice that
She" "'" lf" around them habit nor to the object again whom it SSTS55
She BUCkB it Up and holds it in suspended ! -:.. ti, . ? . F,TOe.nt of dfbt u P- - m-' ""at I will
irh- o eoL ,.. .u '"!.. aed. The mission of the true S'feS&fJ? d enty. on
MLKnu himiu l. Liirnn wmhkh nnrrinnrrn .j. a m
" -.- . uHmrjuBbH LDO iar nnnvn no tnrin amr
ter.whowas her hostess, lives in a good. The farmer, whose season's work
small town whose market is supplied by i destroyed, watches the clouds with
the immediately contiguous farmers, anxious trepidation ever since the dry
The drought has burnt up the fruit and spell began. He is praying all the time
vegetables,! that my friend had to with an iteration that would tire him if
subsist entirely on meat and canned it were audible. These thousands of
things. The diet, the treeless, graeeless prayers from farmers and farmers' wives
plainB, the terrible Bun who has his own have been BBcendiug for a month, with-
unmitigated way with the people of out affecting the deep-seated meteoro-
KanBas, weighed in the balance against logical cauBe. I am like poor Mr Dick
affection, held even for three weeks, and the head of King Charles which he
But the day came when endurance was was unable to keep out of the conversa-
exhausted and she fled back to Lincoln tion, try as he would. The state is in
lu uK0. -alining nouertnan an attitude of waiting for coolness
Lincoln these days is inconceivable, ex- moisture, and while we wait we
cept to a Lincoln visitor to Kansas. think of nothing except what we
juy mumiBgviBii to me grocer ib a waiting and praying for.
discouraging expedition. The toma- Wright, the rainmaker, is going to
toes are measly little shriveled things, shoot off his guns next week. He is
the cauliflowers have not blossomed and sure he can get rain. But they say he
are tough as leather. Peas, beans and is not a rich man. It is certain that if
other vegetables are of poor quality and he can make rain when he wants it he
flavor, and are very dear. Jack, of can rent or buy a farm, and a large crop
course, does not appreciate my market- in a dry year will make him very well
ing difficulties, bo he thinks I am neg- to-do. Then he can buy a contiguous
lecting his table, which in our house oc- farm and keep on adding to his territory
cupies the place which a shrine does in on which he can rain in aeasonB of
bouio ibiuu.cb nuu wuoa i iook across drought A few years of this sort
the table a.nd observe tha,t martyred ex. thing would make him a Croesus.
critic is to build up, while that of the
chronic fault-finder is to tear down and
We are none of us bo free from faults
that we do not need to have the best
possible construction put on what we
do. It is more congenial to the natural
heart to convict than to acquit. Our
.-.... ., 1PV1, BUU r curuaiy i, jsv.', to re-
r!,yu,led'f SSfi- weeWy four times in The
Courier. Dated July 26, 1901.
(8EM Frank R. Waters,
By Walter A. Leese, Clerk.
ruuu&n weeklv four llm i n. rW.f
First Pub. July J71.
Notice to Creditors. E 1567.
StatC Of Npnraetra cc n..n. . .-
fl.: i,.: i 4 .us fnv,,m.. 7: '. "".""H tyuri, iinca.-
mDiiuipuiguuuutiuHi; ptoiwiiui tilings deaji'" '" lv K-al or Kiizabeth Mitchell,
about people, but unpleasant ones. We Creditors of said estate win take notice
find just what we set out to find, and aVaM
see exactly what we want to see. And HK"?? of debts ls Sept- 2. ie7 that 1 win
because we do not much care to see ex- Nov. is! iandyFeb,rit5r0?w.,ntSl,l,vnctye0xn
cellencies in people, the first thine we PnMict, JIi?, auow ?u claims duly filed
mention about them regularly is their
The fault is not in men alone that
their blemishes are so conspicuous, but
in the jaundiced eye that puts its own
bad complexion on all it beholds. A
part of what we 'see is only the dingy
shadow cast by our own spirit. Spiders
do not weave their webs in a clean room,
nor suspicions build their nests in a
Dated July 26,1901.
By Walter a, Leese.
Clerk County Court,
Frank R. Waters.
Rolf.rAar.opf nllo-hf tn main ar.r.lk: Uly filed.
more than a comfortable sense that you seal.
First Pub. July 271.
Notice to Creditors. E J557.
tc? wuntfvNlnb Sb ? F,unty . -ncas-dMSSedf
restate or Harriett S. Burnett,
thatheKtoellm??81316 W,U ke nolicc
against ,,H to,r EtatIon of claims
rtUnfofTb1!, What11 1
receivo ViVl '1 ""u 'curuary is. iwe, to
He have not, been found out. Town. Topics.
On 1 llet. nnrl n11A -11 -1-1
Publ Sh ISMrl, "?""?." "" ""1S
Dated July 357 lWi. U' "mes m 1DC
Frank R. Waters,
n.. ti.. . unty Judge.
By Walter A, Lzzsz. Clerk