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cunningly phrasetl that tin- promoters
may engage 1 almost any business
under the sun. These are always re
ferred to the attorney general Itut the
articles go on record unless there Is
some complaint on the ground of mis-,
conduct while the application Is up for
consideration. Many companies are
undoubtedly organized as mere pros
perity bubbles, pay their fees and are
heard of no more forever. A few land
companies and investment schemes
have been organized to bait the un
wary, it is presumed, but as yet there
have been no exposures
Under the laws of the state none of
the capital stock need he paid in when
the articles of the prospective com
pany are tiled for incorporation. After
ascertaining whether or not the usual
rules are observed and whether or not
the fees for recording are inclosed,
final action is taken upon the appli
cation. It is possible for u company to be
organized and capitalized for any
amount with simply a bank balance
large enough to pay the department
Hut naturally such ai company could
operate only in the world of graft
where the state laws, civil and crim
inal, would soon force a cessation of
"In my opinion the most defective
portion of the laws regulating corpora
tions," .said J. J. Roberts of the sec
retary of state's otlice, "is the lack of
any periodical report from the com
panies. After a llrm has been incor
Iorated we never hear of it again
unless the ollicers decide to increase
or decrease the capital stock. Then
amendatory articles are tiled. Hut of
all the companies incorporated we
have no way of ascertaining how
many are doing business at present.
There is no method of finding out who.
the ollicers are or where they live. I
believe this defect in the existing laws
should be remedied as soon as possi
ble." During the past year twenty '-ocial
clubs" have been formed in the state.
These are credited with being organ
ized for the puriMJse of dispensing re
freshments to thirsty inhabitants in no
licensed towns. Yet they are incorpo
rated just the anie.
Ten dollars is the minimum fee for
recording articles of incorporation. In
addition there is a special fee of ten
cents for each 1W words in the docu
ments. Companies capitalized above
$100,000 are taxed ten cents for each
$1,000. During the past month all
records were broken in respect to in
corporations, fifty-two firms being
Whether the wave of investment is
permanent and lasting only time can
determine. That financial crashes come
and go at periodic times, history has
already proven. Concerning underlying
causes economists are still wrangling,
croak gloomy forebodings concerning
Persons tinged with pessimism may
the future in Nebraska as a result
of the present era of financial ventures
but from all the surface indications the
expansion is solidly founded, conserva
NEW YOIIK, Feb. 7. Already
Sherry's, Deimonico's. and even the
more promiscuous Waldorf-Astoria,
are reflecting society's fatigue.
There has been a furious round of
gayety this season, and the tendency
to lly before the weariness is visible
in one's features.
The dinner crowd is not so large as
a few weeks ago. but more particu
larly does the decrease in the number
of luncheon parties show that many
of the Modishes have retired from the
American women are growing more
and more sensible each year, and are
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Anna Held, the famous French-Ameriean-aetress,
ation of the title role of the "Little
Duchess" has been one of the sea
son's big metropolitan successes, is
contemplating a mammoth Ameri
can tour in the very near future,
touching nearly e.-ry important
point on the map.
wisely refusing to keep up the par
when they are tired out.
Gowns have apparently stood the
wear and tear better than have their
wearers, though some of them have
become more or less bedraggled in the
rush of dances, balls and cotillions.
At the recent Knickerbocker sub
scription ball for charity, which was
essentially a young folk's affair, that
charming bride, Mrs. Frank Gould,
wore a gown fresh, apparently, from
It was made chiefly of very heavy
cream lace, cut princesse, and moulded
closely to her admirable figure. The
skirt hatl a deep, heavy flounce of
the lace, ending in a long pointed
The bodice was cut low. and or
chid purple chiffon faced the top
as well as the short caps or suspi
cions of sleeves' at the shoulders.
A garland of trailing orchitis of the
purple shades began at the shoulder
and extended down the front almost
to the bottom of the skirt. She wore
no jewels save a single strand of medium-sized
pearls about her shapely
All the women at this dance hail
their hair simply arranged.
Young women have a horror of
hairdressers, who make them look ar
tificial. The rule at these functions,
for the younger element, seems to be
tousled hair and charming blushes.
A demure young woman of excellent
family wore a simple belted gown of
delicate green silk, trimmed with
black velvet bands about the short
sleeves, and rare white lace upon the
bodice and skirt. It had no train to
speak of, but attracted much atten
tion. At one of the small cotillions at
Sherry's there was a stunning gown of
Arabian lace, and another of pink sa
tin, in wide lattice pattern over Irish
crochet, which looked lovely through
the openings. It was a most unique
idea, and there were diamonds scat-
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1 Whitebreast 1 G0AL AND ICE
to & Cooper's Manufactured Ire and
v0ni tinCI LimC L-0. office, ioo so. ELEVENTH ST.
I . . Special Sale Stationery. .
800 boxes tine stationery in linen and satin
Ilnish, Crane's, Marcus Ward's, llurlburt'.-.
and other makes, octavo and commercial
sizes, usually sold from 23c to 50e per box.
Sale price 10c and 15e box.
1 lb. package Irish linen and rich cream
writing paper, ruled or plain, per lb., 20c.
Envelopes to match the above, per pk., Sc.
Boies of children's paper and envelopes,
Boxes of children's paper and envelopes,
decorated, worth 25c, each, 15c.
"Wedding Plate" tablets, 00 sheets, ea ,5c.
Regular size history and sermon paper,
per 100, 7c.
Red polished, rubbertipped pencils, ea.,tc.
A complete line of ottlce supplies, blank
books, rubber bands, ink wells, legal blanks,
stenographers' supplies, etc., at our usually
THE LINCOLN BOOK STORE, 1120 O Street.
1400 O Street
Open :ill Night
Lowney's and Allegretti's Chocolates
HOT SODAS IN SEASON
If vott Want First Class Service Call on Us .
Piano and Fur
all grades of
a line line of Car-
OFFICE, TENTH AND Q STS.
WE JSTEi .A.G-IETSTTS FOR
HUTCHINS & HYATT.
Geo. W. Moxtoomkkv, President.
Farmers & Merchants Bank
FIFTEENTH AND O STREETS,
Capital Paid in, $50,000 OO
.. P. Fl'NKiiousKK, Oisliier. j
2 Accounts of Individuals, Finns. Corporations, Banks, and Bankers Solicited. Corre- ir
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teretl over the iink satin in a most
elaborate manner. These evening toi
lettes are worn over beautiful white
petticoats of mull or line nainsook in
stead of silk. Many of these are made
in a most effective way. A favorite
model seems to be of the deep-tlounced
wide Harms style, the llounce made
entirely of lace insertion and tucks
of mull, finished by still another very
full lace llounce, and with wide satin
ribbon run through splendid lace
heading at the top.
The evening hats seen recently are
well worth talking about.
Of course, every Modish has a light
fur evening hat trimmed with Mowers
or lace, but there is something still
newer. 1 have spoken recently of the
rage for pearls, which has extended
even to hat trimmings.
A Parisian model I have noticed on
several recent ocassions is of folde 1
white chiffon, trimmed with ostrich tips
and having a rope of iearls woven
into the rolling brim.
Another on the same order is wider,
with two strands of large pearls pass
ing once oyer the brim and crown.
They are quite pretty, but frightfully
Since a theatre box is about the only
place for the display of fine evening
hats, anil since each theatre lias only
a few boxes, we see examples of this
feature of the milliner's art compara
tively rarely on view.
The play lias come to mean simply
an ornament for the hair and an opera
hood left in the carriage. Town
BEFORE. YOU BUY.
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Ctruulutien, Btnonil or I.r mill trruiM u
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writ paiwau who pj eipmun only on dcllMrr.
rwmsnnt Curt. ntonlj temporarr relief, for all JVr
m,lHrd'n- MlP. awmt St. Vltui-Duc.
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