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TUESDAY, DECEMBER aoth, 1887.
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ucli orders, and compllancn with thin reitst
Hill ssro us trouble nnd yourself annoyance
V arottMly mtillitK to our 111 of subscribers,
eiiiplo)lnK a mnn pspoe Inlly f'r lhnt snlopur
IP tr.nndclnlm thnt n an advertising incillutn
ihoCmtniKH I umellod.
KID GLOVES AND KITTENS,
'ty l!?5pe(;tio9 Solicited.
1 137 O Street.
lkw do you llko this for n ChrUtmns Imtiof
Mr. J. H. Imlt will sjwnd Christmas
'wlthhliirokthi in Atchison,
Mini Funnlo Nonnmn Is visiting In Chicago,
where sho aspects to m tliu holiday souson.
Judging from'tho manner In vrhloh wtpou
alvo christians filfUuro being bought, times
aro not to hard after all.
All sort of Candles, Mixed, Ktlok, Drojw
Caramels, Jlonboiis ami n down other kliuU
fresh and nlconttlmciindy kltdhcn 141) south
Hallet, the Jeweler, Saturday sold to a
.prominent hulnwi man of Oil city a innR--.nlfleeut
diamond brooch, cvittii( an. How
surprised tho loving wlfo will twiioxt Sunday,
llowoi canity kilchon Mim usual null suj
plkil foriho chrlstmns trndo. Tho stock of
pure whnlesouie candle contains everything
ferikochrItinustreo or ndellclouv iniwnt
Tor Hw holidays,
Tho MIwm Faunlo and Lucy TrluiMo have
returned to spend tho holiday atthoirhomM,
tho former In Ottawa, III., and the othrtu
.Vallsea, lewa. Wklb hero they Yiorv tho
jWtaof Wr,unrlMr A. M. Trimble.
Mkt Bert Molli kIp f at homo for th'o Jioll
day, tttsl ezptrte rtow 0 remain luLweom
iHnAw. Mm parental roof. Miss Ilerta luu been
at TtatUft Crtk, Mich., for tho part season in
qtwat nt health, which liaa tmieh Improved.
Henry Newman is again at homo from,
TfewYcrk. WImb arriving ho felt much
i bettor tfcan for a loHgtiiiio past hut tho rc
1 turn homo Memedto hvo recalled illneM
and Uw gwnUeman W now nick at tho resi
lience of hi parent on L street. "Afteivrocun,
tUuti Henrfrantemplatea tvturning to
New York wlin ho will accept a very lucra
tive imaltlon, at a Jaje compensation. "Wo
.trust no will noon recover.
' Wittittw advent of New Year LemiKMold,
"who has been connected with tho OIoIm cloth"
lnx for B01110 time, will leave IJncobi, going
to Barllngton, Iowa, wlwra ho Mill numo
cliarjfff hkfsUiwstera Binco his rest-
deace here Ioh liaa made hosta of fi lends
who wW deeply regret to liear of his depart
ure, bat who wish him all tho suoeetm powlblo
in Ma new undertaking awl bojio he willuot
forget to return and liven up tho many pleas-
aatpkee to familiar to him.
r' Talks Atnnt CkrUtaias.
"Tho suliject relatlvo to the purelmso of
Ckrlstmas-preaents Is J ust now the preilomln
atlng topic of conversation In bocIhI clrclua.
1 "Wkatsfeall I buy for LubbyT" saya tho lov
ing wife, "what shall I buy for my own dear
OeerceT" chimes tho fair sweet heart. Tho
inetker wonders what to net for her sous, her
brothers and others, and thus are all hands
anxious to know what would bo suitable,
and it was far the purpose or ascertaining
hew and where the meat deslrabla presents
ouM be obtajned, that we ealled on Mr. W.
M. Dennis, In the opera house block, for Infor.
MeraweMw an army of holiday goods from
whlek any lady In tho land could easily make
.- a selection. We "noticed silk aadeashmcre
jttuMers in as many colors aasl iiuulltles a
were shown In Joseph's coat, and In allknnd
linen handkerchief, he shows a line that fair
ly tjHed the hands of tho serlbe. Then, In
another! showcase was arranged n elegant
tne of geBta neeawear, put up In -fancy boxes
Ht for the oeeaston. This line, embracing
the nicest of scarf, era vats, ites,four-ln-hand,
ami oth; popalar styles far adornment, has
' teeea' selected with partloular earo for tho
iTwl Way season. '
While feasting our opHes on this gay dis
play Mr. Dennis said, "Here Is something."
pointing to a silk umbrtillu, t'tliat makes n
tuotit elegant presont for either lady or gen
tlemMi, and wo havo them at all prices, and
with gold stiver handles. In buying
an umbre la you do not need to worry altout
the weather, It will fit, suit tha complexion,
ite,M and In looklnic at a Ano case on tho
-weetshle of the store we were shown tho Imt
eaec3ntatnlng those nobby Dunlsp hats.
NWlf our married lady" friends want some-
gibing that would surely pleaso their I lego
.lords, there van certainly bo nothing that
' -WCH.M be more pleasantly received than a
Ok Dunlap, or a gold headed silk umbrella.
" Tkw If this does not suit your taste as being
taiiKaale, look at tliose ttaudsomo smoking
faefeet,aataof Japanese silk, or cathuiere,
. jia'i-sojinsty aaibfoWcred.
If yi aaaaot select Baythlag from thl va-
fii afaj Majt at tiaaW rou might please nnv gen.
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Ajyraaa wtsa aa auigaior iraveung uag, a seal
i,aMa , a aattar and eaff outfit, silk uader-
wsar, ar aoate oae of tha dozen at other aa-
jraartnto artttdea that Dennis ean show,1 yoH,
Mn la aM Mtlaa eertain ana that Is buy-.-
tasiwssOilifalags far presonU is rapidly tak-
tfhg Mm yWaa at tbe.arl tales that do the reelp-
' IsMit bt HMU gattst and eost much,
rayk4t fna Mr. Dennis
iseefiit aa well as ertumental.
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ITEMS IMAGINATIVE AND OTHERWISE.
lMlelitlr.1 to Tlektn tho ltllllltlr or
dnrii rhllonoplilrul IIoiidIoii,
Kt.Ii, tho NntlonnI tera has conn
and goiK', and tho anxiety ovor
whether it wlllcomoor net Ims been
lIalottxl of, It muil genernlly lx)
conoodI that tho Hrfonnnnco In it on Iroty
was by ninny wlijs tho flnoAt wo havo over had
In LliK-oln,iiotwlthMndlnK that Fursch-Madl
and ojio or two otlmrs wero not in tho opera,
Tfio fact really l, thero wero fow, If any, in
tht nudlein-o who knew tho differenco. for l
It to Mi-a t'oolo's credit, sho rendered tho jrt
In a manner that was thoroughly satisfactory
and seemed to pleaw iiveryouo.
1 was pleased at tho I)hengrin erformanco
Thurwlny night, that Lincoln's social leaders
mm out en tiiii- in full evening ilrcM.Thero
must havo lieen over a liimdml ladles in tho
fasliloimhlnrostuiuo nnd tho s.wno was in it
self a pretty one to behold and ileinonstrnUit
clearly thnt tho capital city, llko lt more
inntroH)lltnu nelghlHirs, is equal to all fash
ioimhlo occasions. Tho gcntlemnn In largo
munWr, wore aeon In various parts of tho
largo audionw with costumes In keeping with
tho event 1 tho snowy whlto front, making tho
contrast between this nudlonco nnd tho usual
ono, pretty to Iwhold. It was a matter of
general comment and tho expressions heard
by tho olwerver on every hand wero fnvornblo
In overy lntance. It is to 1m hope that on all
occasions of a higher clasn of entvrtalnmout
thnt tho custom will prevail and further do
voloped. Tho Oliwen'er was standing In tho jiollco
court room ono morning this week when ho
wns told by n friend, 0. very gooil Joko on
Councilman Dean. It appears that a fow
dUysAlnco n stwly looking individual me
proaclKHl tho Lincoln councilman nun strucx
him for a loan. Mn Dean drew bank at hear
ing his iiamo pronounced by such a hard
looking customer and said, "Who aro you I
I do not know you," Tho tramp replied, Uli,
don't youf I met you a couplo of weeks agol"
air, Dean's faco wora a puxxiei iook as no
sired up ho stranger, nnd replied, "Is that
sol Well I would llko to know whero I form
cdyour aotpialntanco," Tho faco of tho
tramp wnro a raldiant smlto as ho said, "Is it
possible you havo forgotten mo so sooni w ny
I mot you in tbo Omalin Jail." Tho council
man's faco Hushed slightly as his hand sought
his pocket and brought forth a shining quart
er which ho gave tho tramp at tho salno tlmo
nformlng him that ho had no desiro to con
tlnuo 'tho nopialntanco. Moral) Novor got
Tho Metropolian Hull.
Tho first orthowlntcrscflosofdunclngpar
ties to bo given by tho now Metropolitan club
whs given nt Masonic Tomplo Tucvday even
ing, there being n largo party presuntto en
Joy the occattou. Tho hall had been nicely
arranged nnd every preliminary prepared
comluclvoto the comfort nnd pleasure of tho
It was not until after nine that daurlngwas
commenced, and when tho party had fairly
ontorod. Into tho oxorcUos of tho ovonlng,
there was nntlrcabte, among tbo fifty couples
prosout, about a dozen oouploa from abroad,
l.nmoly Chicago, Omiilm, Nebraska City,
Kansas City nnd other cities.
At eleven o'clock a mnroh' was formed and
after moving In a nuipber of graceful figure,
tho folding doors were thrown upon, disclos
ing an elegant sprcadand tho couples filed In,
occupying two tables, tho entire length of tho
Of this portion of tho entertainment much
may bo said, Tho tables wero handsomely
decorated and nicely 'arranged. Flowers and
plants here and thuro added to tno nppearaneo
of tho array of delicious edibles, while tho ser
vice was romplcto In overy dotall. Cntcier
I.lndtey In, full Ovealuk dress, with a corps of
waiters In snowy whlto, served tho spread.
Tho airulr was a very fashionable one, tho
gentlomen all being attired lu tottume d
rftfii'urwhllo the ladles' dresses wore KOnernl
tyataiteottdte, Tho muslo by tho Philhar
monic orchestra was up toll,,.., land
ard of excellence, nnd tho lloor wns lu per-
feet condition for the glldo of tho heel and
The opening ball of tho Metropolitan club
muy well bo termed a brilliant success and If
all future efforts iiro equtlly as pleasant, tho
club may be well satisfied that tho object of
tho club Is fully waltzed.
CrelghtoH College Husleate,
The muaicale at Crelghton college hall,
Omaha, last Friday 0 veiling, was a very bril
liant affair. The selections wero from tho
works of tho great masters, LUzt.Uublnntcln,
Handel and Roxsinl, and rapturously ap
plauded. From the Herald wo glean tho fol
The fourth and seventh numbers wero piano
solos front Lkat and Rubonstein. Theao wero
played by Mkw May K l'otvin, a young lady
well known in Lincoln musical and social cir
cles. From the moment the aounded tho first
note sho held eurapt tbo attention of her hear
ers, and won from them at tho closo of her
performance an npplauao that wns not an
empty cowplhnent,buttho gamlno testimony
of delighted hearts. Sho was mado tho ro-
olplent of a largo basket of choico (lowers.
800 In Cash l'rlzes.
This 1m the tempting offer made by a cloth
dig house as a special inducement to their
patron to lay lu their needs for M10 winter
atone. Messrs. Mayer Brother, 190 North
Tenth street, give to cash purchasers of flvo
dollars worth of goods, a ticket which entitles
Mie holder to a chance for drawing tho cash,
not something you havo no use for, but the
real hard, sound legal teuder coin of national
It U readily to Lo bo 11 that by purchasing
your clothing, genta furnishing goods or any
thing iu.their line of them, you have- the, op
portunity of adding to your riches without
laying for tlio chance or any oxtra outlay.
This Ann fat known for Its excellent values
gi entlie trade, being low cLvw goods for
living prices. If in need of a suit or any
thing else, call on them und they will demon
strate to you tho saving problem and at tho
same tlmo get a chance at tho v'JUU,
A Hurjrl'o l'artj.
Thursday evening about Milrty friends of
Mrs. C. F, Murray assembled at her residenco,
1483 R street and took possession of every
thing. They had Intended to surprise her,
and they did so. They soon made themselves
comfortable, and as they had provided music
for the occasion dancing was soon the order,
During the evening card playing was indulge
ed in and developed a number of excellent
players. Kefreahatents wer served ami
danping resumed until about 2 a. 111. whan
the guest prepared to takoMtelr departure,
bat not before gently intimating that aa they
had enjoyed tha evening so thoroughly a rep
etition of tho affair might bo ex)eeted at any
See to appreoUfj Uie Hae xma goods at
McArtmtr and Sons, Cor. Uth sad N Hi. -
A 8PLENDID MECORD
of Ilia past and 11
for Ijio fiiluri'.
Aa tho city of Lincoln growsnml enlarge,
soiloeallscominen-lal ruliirprlsea Incrensa in
scoioaivl strength, n stnt-iucii tlit N Into
In Its direct, application to tliu Lincoln Hml
waro Uo. Tho founder of ths Iioiisq, Mr F.
K. Nnwton, Is an old resident of tho city, and
by sagacious management built up n largo
trade, retiring somo eight months ago nnd
transferring his stock nnd fixture to Mews.
J, II. lltirk, J, L Mnckay and II. II. Ware.
Theso genllomoii twtod tho Lincoln innl
ware Co. as a firm nnmo, nnd fi-om tho time
thoy took hold, by excellent Imsiues man
agement a through knnwlcdgo of tha needs of
tlio trade, their lundncM lias utemllly liicrcnxed
until today tho volumn of 1mimIiki transactl
places them lu tho front rank of tho Iiouhc
dealing In hardware nnd general houso fur
nishing goods. A short timo since Mr.ll.lt,
Wnro sold his Interest to Mr. M. W. Uhl. a
young gentleman who brings to tho business
much ability acquired by a course of exper
once admirably fitting hint for tho ioltiou,
Tho Lincoln Hard ware Co. do an Immenso
retail buslneas and havo lately mldcd n job
bing deinttiuent enabling them to furnish to
thotradon NUorIor lino of goods Ui select
from and nt prliwa entliely witiifactory,
An lmmoiiM) lino of stoves, range nnd kit
chen nnd houso furuisning goods is carried,
and overy thing noedf ul to nrds making tho
homo cheerful and rtttra 'tl o can tw provurod
at any timo. 'The firm is agents fur tho well
known "Acorn" stoves manufactured by,
Hathbono, Hard A Co,, a store that has stood
thu test of tlmo nnd tisuage, nnd of which
mora nro In uai today than any other mnko.
Only tha best gnvlos of stock an; rnrrlod and
plenty of onch,
Tho Lincoln Hardware Co. occupy aovcrnl
largo rooms In tho Webster block Nos. UIW,
2XJ anil Sill south ElovouttJStreet, and a look
over their Inunenso stock will satisfy any ono
that they carry tho largest and last nssort
ment of hardwaro In tho city.
The firm will outer on tho now year with
tho brightest prospect for u long and pros
ierous business career, with amplo rusotia'os
reinforced by tho recent nddltion to tho (Inn,
tho finest ttado lu Mm city nnd managed by
oxicrloncod businew talent, Thero Is overy
reason to Iwlievo thnt as tho city grows in
wealth nnd population so will this buslnms
house keep in tho front ranks nnd correspond
Tho gentlemen comprising tho (Inn nro
young In year but rlpo in oxperienco, nnd
tho CountKH wishes nnd liespenks for them
tho success they richly deserve.
Any ono In search of presents, useful as
well as ornamental, for Clirlitmas tlmo, can
llnda splendid assortment to select from,
from n coffou pot to n U-.nl coal burner.
A lllg Surprise.
Tlio following will bo n big surprise to tho
friends of tho gentleman, if dnmo rumor has
furnished tho Couuiku with correct Informa
tion. 8bo says, "Ed Cerf, tho big-hearted
bachelor clothier of this city left Thursday
morning for St. Joe, wli.)ro ho will take unto
himself a wlfo lu the penon of Miss Carrie
Well, daughter of a prominent nnd wealthy
citizen of that place. If tho report is correct
tho Cotnucn extends hearty congratulations,
and If It bo an error, wo would say It is tlmo
Ed shoilld Ik nttending to such unit tern, as ho
can never do so any younger.
In Our New Office,
Tlio CountKH is now nicely located In Its
new quartern In tho basement of tho now
Ilurr block, ronior 0 and Twelfth streets, nnd
a cordial Invitation is oxtendul to all our xit
rona to call aud x us. Wo nro now prepared
to do better work Minn over before, and 1111
all oixlera promptly. Our now oillco Is heated
by htotim and lighted by tlectriclty, which
makoa it ono of Mm most pleasant in tho
statu. Calls by tolophoho No. U.V1 will lie
prompMy attended to.
Tliurwlay afternoon a vory pleasant musl
colo wo given at Mm residenco of Mr. and
Mrs. John Zohrung by Prof. Walter D'Enyor
nnd eovernl others. Tho ojieniug number on
tho program was given nt 4.it0 p. in. nnd tho,
closing ono was -finished nip o'clock. About
100 Invitations had lceu ixMictl, and but fow
regreia wero received. Tho selections wero
exceptionally lino, nnd all wero thoroughly
enjoyed. Miss Editli Doolletle, ono of our
most nccompllbhed plauistcti, rendered Holeo
tionsfrom Liszt, lkwtlioveu, nnd Chopin;
Mrs. J. P. Doit snug in her usual excellent
stylo UulK-nstcin's "Hlnee First 1 Met Thco";
Madumo Wcbor sang "I-et Mo Dream Again"
by HulUvnn; Horr Adolf Webur pluyetl a bolo
on Mm violin, while Prof. D'Enyor wuig sev
eral selections faultlessly, Mrs. P. V. M. Ray
mond accompanying on tho piano.
A DellEbtrul A flair.
On Tuesday ovenlng last, thu elegant rest
dnuco of Mr. nnd Mrs. Mason Oregg, 1121 II
street, was the nceno of onq of tho most bril
liant and enjovnblo nlTalra of tho fccaftou, liv
ing tho occasion of an entortainmeiit given by
Mr. and Mr. Mason Oregg and Mr, and Mrs.
Frank Oregg, to a fow of their many friend
in tho way of six handed prognnsivo cucliro
party. Tables covered with daintily arrang
ed Jawmuo lunch cloths wero placed in order
about tho spacious aud brilliantly lighted par
lors, stately palms and lovely tloweiH wore
overy where, lending beauty to tho scene. At
7;!X) the guest had nil arrived, and were
Heated, six ut n table, whero delicious re
roshuionta wero served in a liountlful mnn
ncr,nf tor which tho covers woro removed and
cards camo next in order. Tho rule for Mia
gamo closed at 11.30.
Meiwra. nnd MeadnuiM W. S. Lattn, 11. II.
Wheeler, E. B. Appelgot, 0. W. Lyman, E.
a Ilomick, Oco. II. Clarke, F, A. Brown, C.
D. Pitcher, C. T. Brown, 0. II. Imhoff, W.
W. Holiuee, John Zehrung, 8. M. Anhby, J.
M. Mlllspaugh, . B. Patrick, R. C. Out
calt, D. J, Ilamlltou, II. P. Foster, J,C. Kler,
O. W, Wclistor, D. D. Mulr, J. W. Hamp
ton, of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, II. E. Noble, O.
11. Uakley, j;. It, liuthrlo, u. a, Uppiucott,
F, B. RlghUr, H. J. Perryman, Barr Park-
er, U, W. iiiompbou, v. it. irvme, a. if
Talbot, A. C. Zlemor, J. A. ivolth, 8. M.
BarUett, nnd O. D.atrootor.
MUxo Milton of Michigan, Mlnnlo Lntta,
Olllo Latta, Outcalt, Pickett, Pitcher. Hurl-
but, Walsh, Addle nnd Mary Alger, and Ada
Menar. Will Pickett, Oeorgo K. Brown,
Hanson Oregg, Perry, Zehrung Law,
BlUvh, Snell, BanW, Uundry, Algr, Bart-
ktt, and Char lb Rlatcr,
iovely are they, thoeo Manlcuro Rots, Mo
Arthur and Bon, Cor. 1 1th and N Bts.
Deautlful, llouutlful, Beau- J. inaaii tho
Plush dmUg canes at MoArthur and Sons,
Cor. 11 Ui and M 8U.
My wind U wadeiliir. Itee-Isco- Oh I
thoso eh'gnnt canl cases und pocket books at
McArthur and nons, uor utii hu.
It cure Croup, Whooping cough, Cougtis,
Cokls and ItwipWiit consumption, Ilonr-
huumlTaruoestlmtat MoArthur and Bon
Cor. Uth and N Bte.
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SHOULD BE USEFUL AS WELL AS BEAUTIFUL HENCE BUY SOME OF
Black Silk or Satin, ( Black Faille Francaise,
Colored Silk or Satin, Colored Faille Francaise.
. Wool Combination Suits at Greatly Reduced Prices.
Handkerchiefs and Mufflers, Ladies Fine Silk Hosiery,
Ladies' Embroidered Aprons, Fur Sets, also Odd Muffs,
And hundreds ofothcr equally useful articles. We arc making special prices on our entire
Cloak Stock. Store opnn evenings until after Christmas.
Double Store Under Opera House.
HOLIDAY I GREETING.
117 North Tentti Street.
Appropriate Ctiristmas Gifts.
WATCHES, : JEWELRY, : CLOCKS.
, WE HAVE UNQUESTIONABLY THE FINEST STOCK OF
, :rp SELECT FROM IN THE CITY, AND CAN SHOW EXTRAOR-T "
fi- DINARY BARGAINS AND UNIQUE DESIGNS IN
Opeia Glasses; Gold Headed Canes, Gold Pencils,
. ' Pens, Charms, Etc., Etc. ' ,
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