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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 12, 1901)
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A sale that will cause astonishment among our competitors, that will create enthusiasm among our numerous
customers, and in which LOW PRICE is the sounding board for every department in the store.
Yotx Expect Greater Values Here TH&n. Jie-wmere.
It's the giving of greater values than others that
has made this store in the past few years the
most popular in Lincoln it is honest merchan
dising that has obtained for us the confidence
and good will of the people.
Comparison is the True Test of Value.
Watch for One of th6 Large Circulars Now Being Distributed.
An elegant showing of Tailor-Made Suits, Raglans, Newmarkets, Automobile Coats, Flannel and Silk Waists,
Dress Skirts, Petticoats. Furs, all specially priced.
THE NEW RAGLANS.
A very large assortmeut of these stylish and
fashionable garments, embracing all the latest nov
elties for this season; especially in this garment
should style, fit, quality of material and workman
ship be carefully considered. Our garments meet
all these requirements, and we guarantee them.
Swell Raglans made in Melton, Oxford and Kersey cloths, with
loose or half-iitted backs, elegantly tailored, price
$20, $17.50, $16. 50
42-inch Automobile Coats in all the new materials, half-fitted or
tight fitted coat back, in colore, castor, tan, oxford and black,
price $12.50, $15.00, $17.00 to $50.00
New line of stylish and serviceable
Mackintoshes in automobile styles, etc.
Our line is verv strong in values of
$7.50, $8.50 and $IO.OO
The NEW AUTOMOBILES,Etc.
27-inch Jackets made in oxford,
kersey and beaver cloths, loose
back, half-fitted or the nobby tight
fitting back, silk lined throughout,
splendidly made, fit guaranteed,
price. .$5.98, $8.50, $10, $15 to $25
NEW MISSES' JACKETS.
Children's Jackets in all the
latest cuts. Jackets with capes,
and the long automobile style in
kersey and home-spun cloth, sizes
6 to 12 years
$3.50, $6.50, $8.50 to
New Dressing Sacques.
Dressing Sacques made of all wool-faced
eiderdown, turn-down and military collars,
in colors, cadet blue, red, pink and babv
blue 75c, 98c, $1.50 and $2.50
Misses' Jackets in oxford and kersey clothB,
half fitted or box backs, in colore, castor, tan,
red and brown; elegant values for.
$5.98, $7.50 to $12.00
INFANTS' CLOAKS Infants' Cloaks for children from 1 to 5
years, in all materials, eiderdown, braid and fur trimmed
broadcloths, etc. Cloaks that will delight the little ones' eyes.
Cloaks that will appeal to your pocketbook..98c, $1.50 to 6.00
Also Jackets for the same ages $3.50 to $5.00
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her mother, Mrs. C. A. Jones of Salt
Dr. Carr, surgeon. 141 South 12th.
Died, of apoplexy, at 146 North Elev
enth street, Mrs. Fred Williams, on
Saturday, October fifth.
TXIZABETH B. BAKER.
The Matinee Musicals, now entering
upon its eighth season, has attained
such a growth and become such an im
portant factor in all musical affaire in
the community that a brief resume of
its history may not be wilboat interest.
For some time before its organization
the need of such a club had been deeply
felt, eo that when in June of 1894 such
recognized musical leaders as Mrs. D.
A. Campbell, Mrs. J. W. Winger and
Mies Marie Hoover issued a call for a
meeting in Curtice Music Hall for the
purpose of considering the formation of
a musical society, a cordial interest was
felt and about twenty-five of Lincoln's
representative musical women respond
ed. All manifested great enthusiasm,
and steps were bt once taken toward
the organization of the club. Within
two weeks a constitution was adopted,
officers elected and committees appoint
ed. The first regular meeting was .held
on the first Monday of October, 1894,
at Curtice Music Hall, which was the
home of the club during the first two
years of its existence.
From the beginning, the aim of the
Matinee Musicale was to present only
such programs as would be of interest
and benefit to all members, and the out
lines of work accomplished show great
care and thought in their preparation.
The various great composers, taken in
chronological order, occupied the first
two years of study. The third year the
different nationalities, with their con
trasting schools of composition, were
presented. The fourth year offered at
tractively musical forms. Instructive
and interesting papers from time to
time accompanied the programs and
added much to their worth. In the
fifth, sixth and seventh years the pro
grams departsd from any fixed charac
teristic as a whole, becoming more mis
cellaneous in style, each subject chosen,
however, being fully illustrated by the
music. While, perhaps, not affording
such deep research in the study of mu
sic as an art, these programs have
charmed by their variety and contrast.
Early in the history of the club the
desirability of an associate membership
was recognized, and a number of the
musical amateurs of the city became
identified with the organization in this
capacity. The associate membership
has steadily increased, new names be
ing added to the roll each year until it
now approximates one hundred. The
associates share all the musical and
social pi.Tilegee of the club without be
ing called upon to assist in the rendi
tion of the programs.
The chorus organization has become
one of the important features of the
Matinee Musicals, great care and effort
having been bestowed on this branch of
the work, especially during the last
three years. With the talent available
and under the directed efforts of Mrs. P.
Y. M. Raymond, who has had the cho
rus under her personal supervision, part
songs, cantatas and other choral works
of considerable musical pretension and
worth have from time to time been pre
sented with excellent effect, adding
much to the interest in the entertain
ments. The first four seasons of the club
terminated annually with a "May Fes
tival" consisting of a series of programs
given on consecutive days. In these
concerts the efforts of the local club
were augmented by the cooperation of
musical societies hailing from various
outside communities. Professional art
ists were also engaged to appear on
these gala occasions, Among others
who have contributed to the success of
the May Festivals may be mentioned
such celebrities as Ellen Beach Yaw,
Maximilian Dick, Mary Louise Clary,
Stella Hadden-Alexander, Bruno-Stein-del,
Mrs. Steindel, Edward Uchnecker,
Minnie Fish Griffin and Mildred Weber.
In later years, however, the festival
idea has been replaced by a series of
"Artist Recitals" given at stated inter
vals during the club year. The aim of
the managers has been to Becure the
beet possible talent in the professional
world of music that the finances would
permit. Some exceptionally choice en
tertainments of this character have
been given which include the Topeka
Ladies' Quartette, Max Heinrich, the
Persian Garden Quartette, Miss Mor
rill, Mrs. Weakley, Mr. Gareissen and
the Leonora Jackson Concert Company.
Mr. Henry Eames and Mr. John Ran
dolph of the University School of Music
have entertained the club with interest
ing and instructive lectures on musical
subjects, and Mrs. Joseph Wurzburg
has also favored the ladies with a choice
Schubert program in which an enter
taining talk and musical illustrations
from that greatest of German song
writers were charmingly interwoven.
The business of the club is managed
by an executive board consisting of the
president, secretary, corresponding sec
retary, treasurer, auditor, librarian,
elective members from both the active
and associate lists and the chairmen of
standing committees. The first presi
dent was Mrs. D. A. Campbell, who
served three terms. She was succeeded
in the following order by Mrs. A. W. !
Jansen, Mrs. J. W. Winger, Mrs. A. S
Raymond, Mrs. E. Lewis Baker and
Mrs. D. M. Butler. These ladies have
each served one term, an amendment to
the constitution having been made pro
viding that no member shall hold the
office twice consecutively. Next to the
executive department the most import
ant part of club work is the preparation
of the year's outline of work and the
arrangement of the programs, and on
the chairman of the Program Commit
tee much responsibility must alwajs
rest. This committee has been presided
over by Mrs. Winger, Mrs. Jansen, Mies
Annie L. Miller, Mrs. Baker, Mrs.
Campbell, Mies Ella Givens and Mies
Mary Smith, in the order named.
Interest in the club has continued
unabated since its inception and or
ganization and its active membership
has been up to the constitutional limit,
with numerous applicants constantly
on the "waiting list." It commences-
the season of 1901-1902 under the most
auspicious circumstances and the out
look for the year is decidedly encourag
ing both from a business and artistic
TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 10 A. M.
Do Not Forget the Time.
Set for the sale of reserved seats for the
season, for the Y.M.C.A. entertainment
course. The expense will be 10, 15 or
30 cents extra per night, depending on
the location of the seat. If you do not
wish to reserve a Beat for the eleven
-numbers, you can either reserve it fcr
all except the orchestra matinee, makiDg
ten numbers, next Tuesday, or wait till
three days before each entertainment
and reserve your Beats for that particu
If you have ordered season ticlxt-
and have not received them, be sure t
get them at the Y.M.C.A. office before
The place to reserve your Beats is the
Oliver Theatre Box office.
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