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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 9, 1902)
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DES.WENTE & HUMPHREY
TO FIND LIEUTENANT PEARY
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"What will visitors to Lincoln this
fall like to see? This question has sug
gested Itself over and over to people
expecting state fair and Epworth as
sembly pilgrims. And yet to the man
or woman of long residence it appears
that the prospects of a delightful week
of sight seeing in this city are very
But this is one great big lugubrious
mistake. There are enough quaint,
curious and delightful spots in. Lincoln
to keep a visitor fairly busy for eight
After a visit to Lincoln park, the
new comer would naturally Inquire
about Mr. Bryan and his house. In
order to satisfy this curiosity a trip
to Union college Is the proper thing.
On the way the stranger sees a very
pretty residence district, gets a good
look at Fairview and has a chance to
look about the Advent college.
The state Institutions are worth three
days' time. It will Jake a half day to
properly Inspect the Insane asylum.
The penitentiary would have to be vis
ited. The home for the friendless Is
another attraction. Through all these
places visitors are shown at hours
specified by the management. Usually
a small guide fee. usually ten cents, is
charged and goes toward the mainte
nance of the institution.
Should the visitor be of an educa
tional turn of mind, it will take two
whole days to saunter through the va
rious buildings on the university
campus. For the hurried the library
the museum, the shops and the gym
nasium will be found entertaining. It
is only necessary to call at the execu
tive office at the main building and a
guide will be provided free of charge.
To obtain a bird's-eye view of Lin
coln, go to the state capltol and ascend
to the dome. From this point the
whole city can be seen by the visitor.
The location of the different colleges
and public buildings can also be shown.
Wesleyan university and Havelock
can be seen by a single trip. At the
latter place the Burlington shops are
In the city within easy walking dis
tances are several features that will
be entertaining to people unused to city
life. The public library and the police
and fire departments are among the
latter. It is also very pleasant to take
a walk over the viaduct at night. In
this way getting an excellent view of
the railroad yards illuminated with
countless switch lights. Wyuka ceme
tery is also very beautiful at this sea
son of the year. A drive through the
residence districts will claim a half
day and It will be well spent at that.
So don't hesitate to ask your friends to
come to Lincoln; there Is plenty to see
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Captain Bartlett, In charge of the relief ship "Windward, is confident
that he will be able to find the explorer Peary, who went out to dis
cover the north pole. Mrs. Peary Is now on the Windward and hopes to
be clasped in her husband's arms very shortly. Above Is an authentic
snapshot of the captain of the expedition and the relief ship Windward.
SWELL MANSION OF THE VANDERBILTS
On the advice of friends Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, sr., has reopened "The Breakers" and will entertain lav
ishly there. "The Breakers" Is one of the most famous private summer homes In the country. It is the Newport
residence of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, sr., and is a veritable palace as may be seen by the above photograph.
OFFICE, ROOMS 28, 27, 1, BROWNELLL
137 South Eleventh Street.
Telephone, Office, 630.
DR. BENJ. F. BAILEY,
ReMnc, Stnttoriun. Tel. 117.
At ofloe.S to 4, tad aayi, 12 la 1 p. m.
DR. MAY L. FLANAGAN,
Swdayi, 4 to :K p. m.
Offloe, Zelironf Black, 141 So. 12th. TL6U.
J. R. HAGGARD, M. D.,
Office. 1100 0 street Booms 212, 213, 214,
Bichards Block; Telephone 535.
Residence. 1310 G street; Telephone K9S4
M. B. Ketchum, M.D., Phar.D.
. Practice limited to EYE, EAR, NOSE.
THEOAT, CATARRH, AND FITTING
SPECTACLES. Phone 848.
Hours, 9 to 5; Sunday, 1 to 2:30.
Booms 313-314 Third Floor Richards
Block, Lincoln, Neb.
Corner 11th and O Sts. Phone 93.
C. W. M. POYNTEK, M. D.
, PHYSICIAN AND
SURGEON : : : : :
Phones: Residence, L925; Office, L1Q21.
1222 O STREET
JOHN S. CAIN
New Lincoln J0SiS;
139 S. Tenth
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