The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, December 14, 1901, Page 2, Image 2

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(jriiC-nrfn with a pttiful rencest to
go from. There were ma 87 chtekens
be taken care Gf it s-eiseri. Whes
th" ptCei Jwd Jbrtsfced the doner led
her t the room where the UfA fram
fb kKefces wax rred.
"Jit 5e here aH t& wr!c tltat w
& gat do " h std. "You can't be
pttred. I dn't fc-Heve. Of course yeu
eas go T aw y wast to but all
hse wsnie u't get anything to ear
and what wHI we do with thm whn
Oiy gt tannery""
7M snsr.oke! far eestlagency had
ot pretested ltlf to th mind of tlt
pattest ad he averred that ?he wocW
Uy awhH tosger "sstK om of th-ra
estflse to their ses ad were aWe to
d a Utile work."
AwJ tfcr ha fceta a radical chasg
is th mttMir of auditing and account
ing at th asylum At present the u
frfstAsdnt ca ten just what sup
pg wre parbjd and how they
were Bed. Kot a single article can
be takes from th- storeroom cnlesa the
rffHtK5on is signed by th- superin
tendent In charg of the Institution.
Careful tab 1 fcept on expedittrres and
th baiasc- on hand In each fond Is
always IcMrwn at th offtc.
Clothing tor th Inmates hlna great
many case provided by friends and
requires. Th-n It Is marked with the
name of th owner and kept separate
from th belonging of other patients.
Vhn the state famishes clothing the
articles of apparel are marked with the
destination of the ward and appor
tioned at the dlsretlrn of the attend
ants. In the four wards for the male pa
tients a dining room Is maintained at
the end of each ward. There are a
number of the men who have dally
outdoor tasks and these are provided
with a bill of fare In which meats form
a chief constituent.
A nearly as possible a light task of
some kind Is assigned each patient.
This is diverting and causes the exer
cise of the faculties.
Dr. W. D .Shields Is the first assist
ant superintendent at the asylum. Dr.
Mabel Dunn Is the second assistant.
K. J. Ollrnore of Nernaha Is steward.
J. A. Weart, formerly a member of the
Lincoln polio forre, is supervisor and
Mrs. Hadle Kisher is supervlsoress.
Cheerfully lighted on a winter even
ing the asylum presents an attractive
and homelike apfcarano. It does not
seem at all like a prison hotise for the
unfortunate lut a plensant retreat pro
vided for the unfortunate by the h
nefltence of society.
There are :,Vj Inmates at the asylum
Including the fifty recently brought
down from Norfolk. Seventy-seven
employes are needed. The payroll
amounts to about $1,709 a month.
Hliue the destruction of the Norfolk
asylum. Superintendent Oreene has ad
vocated abandoning It as an iisylum
and the establishment of a normal
school for the North I'latte country in
sted. He believes that the land be
longing to the state and the remaining
buildings can be utilized best in this
way and the citizens of the communi
ty would In time receive more benefit.
"I always make money off that musl
clnn." observed the mnrketman.
"I thought you mnde money off every
body," said the helpless customer.
"Well, of course. I try to, but you see
he Insists thnta I gave him only four
bccin to the measure." Baltimore American.
Allegretti Candy
the natiinil Miiiti(in Utliat you
WHiit Jtmt wlmt you call fur.
Tim only place In Lincoln where
you ran bur '.ln original
Rector's Pharmacy
12ihnhd ,Ph'ne 138
1'ackagcs DcUvciwl anywlicrc in tlio City
Te t-tanu.- rases from which
-ves chikirea died at Camd-n.
New Jersey, a ad twisty a.t St.
Loots, MieiooQii. were coEtrarted hy
the chdren frera vacdnation. Theae
twenty- een deaths have frightened
people that they are more than
rr av '- to vaccination. At first
the eases af onsaOpox which developed
In UncoJn wre not serfoas. The
reptkBs were more like varioloid.
tint within the last fortnight the
maHsTtancy seecss to b hicreastng.
Vaccination and strict quarantine are
the only effectual methods of stamping
oat a smallpox epidemic. AH the nn
vacdnated shonld be ractrfnated for
their own safety as well as for the
health of the city.
It Is necessary bow and always has
been to take chances. The beat
gambler and we are all gamblers of
greater or less proficiency looks over
the board and deliberately, without
prejudice, takes the greatest number
of chances allowed him by the roles of
the game. When the game la one
where his life is forfeit to his poor
Judgment or his encouragement of
prejudice he is more careful than as
though It were merely a money stake.
Now twenty-seven Individuals have
died In this country from tetanus con
tracted from vaccination. Tens of
thousands have died from smallpox
who might have ben alive today If
they had been vaccinated. The chances
are In favor of vaccination and against
Infection. Among the millions who
have been vaccinated we have been
told of twenty-seven who were infected
with virus containing the tetanus mi
crobe. To the mothers and fathers
whoe children died In consequence of
vaccination, the word has the sound of
murder. The prejudice against vaccin
ation has deejened since these deplor
able accidents so that smallpox may
have an unobstructed Held and grow
Into a scourge In the countries where
ever since the introduction of vaccin
ation It has been strictly controlled.
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A king on his throne has not the
breathless Interest for a great number
of iieople that a great singer has. A
king can travel out of his kingdom.
Wherever she goes a prima donna is
never within sight of her frontiers.
From the time of her majority, which
Is celebrated whenever her voice is
cultivated to the virtuosa standard,
she is a queen and the world Is her
court. But alas! when her voice loses
Its sweetness her abdication Is bitter.
No girl or woman saw the magnifi
cent Nordlca last Friday night at the
auditorium in the midst of twenty
three hundred humbled courtiers that
she did not fancy herself diadem
crowned. In cloth of gold, with :i king's
ransom about her throat and clad with
the conscious power over hearts and
imaginations which a kingdom can not
buy. It was idle then to prate of
equality In birth. Dowered with a
magnificent physique, a queenly pres
ence anil a voice of great sweetness,
there are out of the millions of created
men, only perhaps a dozen with a gift
like hers. Stimulated by the singer's
Intoxicant, a multitude in the right
mood, Madame Nonllca sang like an
angel, and with as little effort. Two
hours' singing taxes the singing
mechanism of even the most powerful
throat and chest. Then .Madame sang
little love songs in French. German.
Spanish and Knglish. At the end, when
her task performed, with extra-human
grace and lightness, she might no
longer save her strength, she sang an
arliL from an Hungarian opera, full of
despair and rebellion. The multitude
which had begun to stir wjis quieted
and awed by this finally convincing
evidence of sovereignty.
Nordlca's hour of abdication is still
distant. In the faces of those she sings
to there Is no sign of the approach of a
n?w sovereign. It wfH come and the
past will he to her as a handful of
ashe?. Wliile she reigns I would that
th- wish of hr countrymen to hear
English lyrica from the lips of an
Ajnerlcan might be gratified. "I love
ytw" has the oo and o sounds of the
cooing dove. It is more musical than
"Ish Hebe diah" and even Germans pre
fer the English form to the Teutonic
phrase whose endings are effected by
mcslcal license. Nordlca undoubtedly
has the erudition so common to singers.
She can sing In ten languages, but we
would rather hear her in our own and
her own dear English. When she slng3
in English the clear, round, unhurried
syllables are delightful and help to a
comprehension of the mood of the com
position. Nordica's concert was an event of the
year so near its passing. The faith of
the group of business men who, so the
newspapers announced. Induced the
prima donna to come here was re
warded by a large audience and the
gratitude of two thousand people
toward the anonymous "group."
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Love or Money
Prince Henry. Queen Wilhelmlna's
bridegroom, was sad on his wedding
day. The triumphant, glorified expres
sion of a bridegroom was lacking.
Since he slapped the Queen for refus
ing to pay his gambling debts and then
ran away to Prussia, his melancholy
mien on his wedding day is remem
bered and the gossips say that he did
not wish to marry Queen Wllhelmina.
but that Emperor William, the man
who arranges more matches and in
timidates more unwilling brides and
bridegrooms than any other man in
the world, told him he had to. At the
first trouble the Prince started im
mediately for William, perhaps In
order to be the first to tell the Em
peror that he was Just as unhappy as
he expected to be.
When the Dutch get mad they stay
mad. For slapping his vrouw when
eery patriotic Hollander was pray
ing for a male heir to the throne, the
Dutch have cast the silly and vi.ious
Prince Into outer darkness. Njt that
Dutchmen think a husband is not en
tirely within his rights and even his
duty when he slaps his wife, but Wil
helmlna is the sacred figure of the
state and there are times when even
a Dutchman should not strike his wife.
Henry, the Prussian, slapped Holland
when he slapped the Queen.
The virtuous Hollander, who has
vented his ill-nature many times by
kicking his wife, anathematizes Henry,
because he is a German and a for
eigner and has dared to assault their
Goddess of Liberty. As for Henry, he
is an impecunious younger son, with
precisely the current German contempt
of woman and determination to do his
best to keep her In her place. Queen
or peasant it is all the same to the
Prussian. She is a woman and bound
by the laws of nature and of Ood to
render her husband obedience. It is
the hereditary German custom to beat
wives who refuse to obey, and after
Henry married Wllhelmina he no
longer worried about his several mil
lion dollars worth of gambling debts.
He knew that if she refused to pay he
could beat her till she consented and
that all Germany would approve his
firmness. Knowing that conjugal dis
cipline was strictly sustained by
Dutchmen, he did not reckon upon the
storm of indignation which would fol
low his assault upon the Queen of Hol
land. But there is only one Queen and
a greater regard for the succession
should have Induced "this gallous
young hound" to postpone his asser
tion of a husband's Dutch rights and
European correspondents report that
through the intervention of Dowager
Queen Emma the quarrel has been ar-
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