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Number I, Vnliimo VII hucIi N thu record
nt tho liemt of tills Issue of tlm Coumim. It
means Hint six yours lmvo pased since tlm
first number of this jimruil vn publlslu'd
lx yivu-H full of Htrlvlng, hIx ycvira thickly
oticnwi with nchluvpiueiit. The rvmlcrH of
tno Couiiinii. iMirtlculiirly tlio coiislderablti
number who lmvo ocotiplel that relation
from It Ih'kImiiIiik, rati readily uiulerxtnuil
tlioreinlnlMO'iit iikkk! riultltiK from tho con
Uinpliitioti of tho ivrekx anil mouths ami
years of elTort In this community. Thuy onn
underxtnuil tho just iirlilo with which tlm
past may 1h viuvel. Tlm CouitiKit was
Immof au Impulse, but it ImmeillaU'ly met
wllli favor from thu people, of Lincoln, and
that Honor ids eiicotiraKemuiit led to IU dovul
opinent on I(h pivsont llnox. U neuds to
make no explanation for Mng. It Is ouo of
thu incidents of tho evolution of a city and
ouu of tho attributes of Its mutro)olluulsm.
It Is a matter of com He, Just as tiro the other
elements of hoclety.
The history of tho CouilIK.it has been a
record of advancement from Its inception to
tho present moment, and It shall bo tho aim
of tho publisher to coutluuo tho progressive
movement. From u puny sheet, unknown
nnd insignificant, it has grown to n reputa
tion than spans threo thousand miles and in
tho fraternity is regarded as presenting ono
of tho handsomest typographies to bo found
anywhere. All this has not como about of
itself. It has required elTort, constant elTort,
mid absorbed largo sums.
Tho CouniKit Is generally spoken of us it
society imiier, but that Is too narrow n classl-
llcatlou. It would bo moro truly descriptive
of its true purposo to call it it homo paper.
It alms to conserve all that is best and pur
est ill tho social intercourse of tho people. It
alms to present it picture of tho homo life of
Lincoln and to bo helpful to the people in
theirhomes. It is a wiper for tho llreddu
and tlio boudoir. It eschews everything of
doubtful taste or imostlonublo inllueuce, and
its patrons need never fear ought of an ob
jctiouublo diameter. Homo Is it concord of
sweetest memories. Home mon ittToct an iu
dllTereiico to the sentiments cUuglng to homo
nnd these cold hearted hypocrites expresi it
dislike, for papers of the Couiukh'.h class;
but homo and Its osociatious make the most
valuable element of life and these superior
cynics will have it hard time convincing the
world that they are right.
Thanks to tho generous appreciation of tlio
leopli or Lincoln, the Couiiikh has become
ouo of the most successful puiiers of Its class
In the country. Its publisher is deeply sen-
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slblo of the kindly Assistance of Its friends,
and promises renewed energy toward greater
successes for tho future. In its present hiiuil-
somo form tho CoimlKU carries to the world
I outside a bright and prejiossestlug picture of
Lincoln, and our people will continue, to lie
kroud of It as n token to strangers of our
Lie social and homo life.
Dhat bit of jietty hyiKxrisy will tho sr.obs
"vent next f Over In Paris now the ele-
iintes who havo lost a near relative by death
koro wearing their ordinary jewels, but they
i lightly veiled with cruiie, so as to carry
tuiotirning Idea. Of course that will
Imerlntus us extremely absurd, and
hi you take a sensible, unprejudiced
Itho whole matter, how much better
It of our Ideas on mourning) Hie
Itvlth most of us is that we have be-
i biased by education that we cannot
look at tho matter without prejudice. All
evidences of mourning as displayed in dress
an; meutly forms. True mourning Is it mut
ter'of Sa, curt and does not depend on black
crape. It may lie desirable to give an out
ward token of tho feelings which are suppos
ed to prevail in the heart, but tho thing is
carried to extremes. Most of us know of
many cases in which it is n burlesque, n inns
iuerade, but few of us have the courage to
depart from established custom, even when
our good boiiM) rebels.
Among tho most fioipient out of town vis
itors at the Capitol and the .Lincoln hotels is
Colonel K. U. Webster of Btratton, and the
gentleman is ono of the most interesting
characters In Nebraska. Ho was secretary
to Secretary Soward during the war and
has played an important part in making tho
history of this country. A few evenings ngo
n group of gentlemen in n hotel olllco learned
from the colonel himself that he has been un
der indictment for over forty years for rail
roading n negro to Canada. A sluve escaied
from Kentucky to Ohio un.l itt Clevehtud
shipped as cook on n steamer bound for lluf
falo, which was Colonel Webster's homo.
The owilor of tho slnvo pursued him, captured
him near ilulrulo nnd started south. Sever
al nbolltlonists got him released on a habeas
corpus and rushed him into n carriage in
waltlng.A ferry boat running across the
NlngaraVlver hud been hired to carry them,
and tho party made n dash for llbi'ty with
Webster on tho diver's seat. They reached
tho boat ahead of the pursuing marshals, but
on their return were arrested and indicted,
limy nsxeit ror an umneuiate trial, im,
llKht for it Kimtll postolllee. Ho went to
Wnshlnnton and met Mr. Kitton, who took
blui up and Introdiueil him to iisslntant post
master Reiiernl Clnrktwiti. Tho latter was
picking iii documents from a pllo In front
of liliu, RlnncliiK at them hurrlislly and
tlu-owliiK them Into a bit; basket at his xldo
tho colonel explained why ho wanted it ccr
Utln man apKiluted post muster. Mr. Clarko
hon itR ked hoeraliUetlons but kept on at
his w oik. Anions other thliiKs ho called at
tention to tho petition of it ilval candidate,
which was headed by tho iiitmu of Web
ster. Tho colonel had to confers that
tho other Webster was his son anil then went
on U) explain why they happened to 1j ar
ranged itKiiliiHt wich other. Tho couvorsi
tlon then ilrifUil itwuy uikiii politics, until
tho colonel, nuxlous for noinodellnlto expres-
kIoii from tlio post olllco mogul, liesltnlliiKiy
uskeil Mr. Clarksou what ho thought do
would do about tho apiKjintincnt. "Uh, li-lr
wild that gentleman, "your man was up
pointed a hair an hour ago, aim i navo inauo
llfty other postmasters nluco thou." It Kts-ms
that Mr. Clarkfcou, as soon as ho learned who
tho colonel was, appointed his candidal))
without waiting for argument. Tlio talk
hnd only been for sociability, ami overy tlmo
tho postolllco olllclalllusl a document Into
his big baskot It meant it now postmaster,
while an old ouo lost his head.
KnUs l'leld Is a bright woman, but some
times she makes a discovery that hits been
known to mankind for many decades. For
example' she has Just gone Into ecstacles over
the discovery that it woman, to bo most
ngreeablo must listen. "Keep a man wound
up, look as though you were hanging tin his
llps,"Miys Kate, "anil hell think you charm
ing." Tlio same rule will apply to men, and
tho funny thing is that Kate should have
stumbled on it bit of truth as old its civiliza
tion and Imagined It bi and now. Kvery In
dividual Is more or loss of an egotist. The
Iniiniiii hpurt thirsU for nralse. nnd there Is
no more delicate llattery than to start it per
son on his pet bobby and then listen to him
with interested uttentlon. Tho lwt hobby of
most every man is self, and ho will have a
regard for anyone, man or woman, who will
listen to the dearest liuaginitrlos of his ho.-tit
without an air of being bored. A little let
rospectlon will convince anyone that Ml-s
Field's rule applies to lioth boxes unit all
classes. Hhe Is n strong minded, self assertive
woman, ana tno iruiu nas just un
thiough her egotism, but Is is very, very old,
like iiHHt truths.
A successful politician onco assured mo
that every man was susceptible to llattery if
rightly applied How did ho know I Well,
he bad tried his own prescription. Ho had
hardly reached Jills majority bofore ho was
ono of tho two chief loaders of his party In
his state, and nt twenty-six ho wus nomina
ted for secretary of state. Ho was it young
I fellow of only nverngo ubility, nnd ho was
noroxtraordlnarily gifted with that ntyster-
I t,... .... ....... t..lit.l. v.i ...ill tuirwillllll IllfllftletlSIll
Urns power which wo cull iwrsonul magnetism
nor was ho u gross, hypocritical Hanoi er.
Kvery man has some possession or some hope
that is piecioits to him, and ho who is sharp
enough to discover what It Is and show It a
general deference will win many hearts.
Tho decorative eruo is on us nnd a great
deul Is being said and written about beautiful
things. Wo have very erratic. Ideas of the
beautiful these days. Altlsisiind books hold
up the works of tlio Ureek us models, but
what modern woman would tegard heiK.'lf
usudorablo with tho big feet mid the toll
tvuUt that tho Grecians give their statues of
emulesl With those old h;atlien, lumity
was it fact. Thu ierfect huiiuin llgure hud
certain proportions, Its members certain lel
atlve sl.es, and they mitdo their palu tings
nnd statues accordingly. With us modem
beauty Is it matter of w him. A daub of to
day will bo a ork of art tomorrow, and our
Ideals of tho female form divine do violence
to ull uoceptod rules. Wo cravo novelty nnd
ure puffed up with it vanity that leads us to
raise up monstrosities its artistic fetishes.
We are Inclined to pity those old pagans bo
cause they didn't have stoves and liver pads
mid other modern necessities, but tho rubbish
which Is forced upon us in the name of art is
enough to turn it malt into it cynic and uiiiko
him wish thu t.iinplo, common sense of our
heathen ancestors had not been diluted.
And yet I wouldn't want to go back to tho
mode of life in ancient Oreece. There tire
some conceited idealists who try to umke us
believe that every thing was purity niilpor
tection in that day and clinw. They prate
of Socrates and Pericles uiid Aristophanes
and Demosthenes its though overy Grecian
had been a philosopher, nn artist, a writer or
mi orator. There wore brilliant intellectual
lights In those days, it is true, but tho mustH
of the jieoplo were low In tho scale of liitollis
gence nnd enterprise. Take the condition of
tho Grecian girl. Wo have pretty pictures
of her In beautiful white and graceful draper
ies, but what of her llfef For tho most twrt
It wits passed III seclusion. Shohad no "liest
fellow," and went to no ball guuuts or high
llvo parties. Muttnee uud caramels wero
unknown sweets. Occasionally, us u special
treat, she was allowed to accompany the old
folks to it pagan ceremony at the templo
that she didn't half understand. If sho pre
tended to be "somebody" sho couldn't bo seen
In a public conveyance, because that would
I, a vii shocked soc etV . Wlwt tlo y pi:
Written for Tiik CoimtKiiJ
Tho mills grind slowly tho live long day
Turning to Hour tho wheat',
Tho sound of the burrs nnd tho whirl of
It's results for mankind to eat;
It grinds at mom, it grinds nt noon
And tho engine with sUvidy clicks
(Jets slower and slower, then llnnlly slops
When tho whistle blows at six.
Tho factories largo In cities and towns
Where laliorlug alt tho day,
The girls and boys of tender years
Are wearing their young lives away:
With aching head and weary HiiiIh
Watching tho clock as It ticks,
They welcome the hour when their labor
And the whistle blows at six.
The faithful horse us ho trudges along
On the streets with his heavy load,
Strains every nervo as ho plod his way
On tho rough and stony road;
All that he gets for his dully toll
Is the feed that is placed In the rix
And tho hour's as welcome to him as man
When the whistle blows at six.
Bo life with its burdens, Its sorrows and
Its trials Its troubles and strife,
Wo each must endure them wherever we are,
We must battle with lortuuesot life;
When our labor Is o'er and thu Hunt day
And we're battled with fortunes gay tricks,
When we're called on to go wo cannot refuse
When the whistle blows nt six,
Ike Htonk.
No Time to Lose.
Eddy lived with his grandfather, and
wits accustomed to hear it blessing asked
at each meal. Ouu day thu hungry little
boy was very impatient for Jils dinner, and
ns his grandfather wits detained for it mo
ment from taking his scat at tho table, tho
little fellow felt that the duty of the bless
ing fell upon him; ho ho Ixiwcd his head
low over his platuuud said the little prayer
ho always repeated nt night. His grand
father entered thu room just as he had
finished, and Eddy, fearing it still further
delay In serving thu meal, shouted: "Oh,
grandpa! You needn't 'O Lord,' for I
have." Now York Tribune.
Kuliliistfdii's Kinpliutlo "I Am."
When Hubiusteiu wits traveling through
our western states upon it concert tour it
chanced that Harnum's circus followed al
most exactly tho same route chosen by the
grent Russian. On one occasion, when the
train was filled with snake charmers, acro
bats, clowns mid thu like, tho conductor,
noticing, perhaps, Kiiblnsteln's remarka
ble appearance, asked him, "Do you belong
to tllOBllOWf"
Turning his lcnuliiu head, with nsitviigo
shake, Httbliistelu answered fiercely, "Sir,
I am tlio show." Detroit Freo Press.
A Niiildeu Promotion.
In ono of the aristocratic innusious of tho
Fauliourg Saint Germain the footman an
nounced, "Monsieur lu Huron Lefuvrel"
"Why do you style mo baronf Iain not
n baron,"
"Oh! that Is not meant for you, mon
sieur, but for thu company." Lo Petit
Trim After All.
Winks There's it inaii who worked for a
street car company for forty years. Now
ho Is too old to work, but the company
puys him it living income right along.
Minks (emphatically) I dotj't beliovo it.
Winks (calmly) Ho is ono of thu stock
holders. Good News.
A now novolty "The Comical Cuss" for
musquerudo purisiso only 1(1 cents, to bo
found nt tho Great 10 cent store, 118 south
Ultti Btreet.
We Invito attention to our cloak deart
liieut, promising to show tho lurgest and.
most attractive stock of stylish garments
nlaved lu Lincoln. Oiu' '
A Vint Cltui Kicker.
v i Pi I l vix
iho mW !3Mun!9ll
''McCarthy's Mlsluips" drew a inoderale
sized audience to the Fiuiko Tuesday, This
skit Is familiar to most devolves of farco
comedy. In addition to tho features which
are always to be found in tho cut rent fin res
thero uro some clever new flings. The
ipiartette, which was iiIhivo the average,
received considerable deserved applause,
nnd Harney Ferguson's "Dennis" wus n
st mug sketch. Hlchard Ferguson's whistling
was also n taking feature. The attendance
iix)ii fui co comedies hi this city tho present
season Indicates that lu Lincoln nt any rate
interest In tills variety of thoutilculs Is do
The Austrian Juvenile Hand, under thu
management of 1), lltukcly, upicurcd at the
I .wising yestenhty afternoon and evening,
Carefully selected programmes wero ren
dered and the performances gave excellent
satisfaction, Thero Is an originality about
thu, band that is striking. Thero is u ipiullty
lu their music that Is peculiarly their own.
The discipline Is perfect nnd the moro dilll
cult selections were given with an ease and
artistic finish Hint surprised most or tho
auditors, Tlio Austrian Juvenile Hand sus
tained its reputation and also attested the
mnrgerlal ability of Mr. Illakely who brings
out so many good things. .
Hobby Gaylor in "Hs)rt McAllister"
began a two nights engagement nt the
Funko last evening, Thero uro many funny
thsugs lu "SMrt" uud It is ono of the pro
nounced successes of the season.
The following compliment from Tho Ilcut
rlco Democrat Is duly appreciated: "Tho
Democrat is in receipt of a copy of tho hand
some souvenir that whs issued at the oonlng
of tho I-ansIng theatre lu Lincoln. It Is n
liuuuSoiiio little hook of thirty-two pages
wittt an illuminated cover, and contains, lie
sides tho program of tho plays for tho week,
a history of the local theatre of Lincoln, uud
it well worded description of tho Lnnstug.
Thhrlast was written by Uen. Victor Vlf
iniain, and Is very Interesting. Thu souvo
nlr contains handsome views of tho building,
exterior and Interior, and portraits of tho
luunagcr.'hls chief usslstiints and citizens of
Llucclii.who were prominent lu promoting
tho erection of the Lansing, Tlio business
men of Lincoln have made good use of the
souvenir's advertising Ntges. This handsome
souvenir Is the work of The Couiiikh, the
well-known society Journal of tho capital
city. Tho tasteful manner in which It Is got
ten up, Its completeness and beauty of finish
are a credit to the establishment that pro
ductd it, uud to thu malinger, Mr, Lou Wes
sel." Mrt Jthn I'nhi'tT, it tcmpiimtlvely youn
man of uiagtilllceut voice and stage presence
who Was for several reasons one ot Freder
ick Wnrdo's most valued leading men will
appear at tho Now Lansing this after
noon and evening us Arhuces, tho Egyptian
priest in his own ilraiuatljitlon of Sir K.
Ilulwvr Lyttou's delightful romance, "Tlio
Ijist Days of Poiiiim'II". Many attempts
huvo heretofore ls-en made to successfully
dramatize llulwer's famous story but to Mr.
Palmer must lie a aided thu recognition of
thu first successful dramatization. It ap
proaches the classic in stage presentation and
easily commands thu serious attention of all
supporters of the very highest form of the
drama. The scenic elfis'ts are said to by tho
climax of stage realization and every picture
Is deftly nnd most naturally set. Tho com
jwny Is under Mr. t Palmer's Ktsoual tllrec
tlon and comprises n most excellent cart of
well selected characters, SHclal iiiuiio for
the p'eco Is under tho direction of tho com
pany's special leader and in fnct nothing has
lieen excluded that would add to tho strength
of the attraction. Ijist week "Thu Last
Days of Pompeii" attracted crowded Chica
go audiences uud tho comtNiuys engagement
at the New Ijiusm c is preceded by n se lex o
continuous successful presentations nnd
crowded houses, Matlnis nt two o'clock nnd
evening porfoiuiniicu ut eight. Seats now
on sale.
How Dues This htrlke You'.'
Wopffer now suhscrilM'rs (and old ours
that pay up lu full to date) tho following ex
traordiuury bargains.
Fifteen handsome cloth lionnit volumes of
Dlckcijs In a neat tuistebourd Imix, uud TlIK
Couiiikh until January 1st, 1KKI ror f.".(M).
Ten ' handsome rlolh boiimf volumes of
Thaekry In u neat piistelsiaid Imix and Tin:
Couititm until January 1st, lb'.Ki for $l.t!5.
Six 'haiidsomo cloth houtul volumes of
(Jeoigtj Klllott in a neat nteboanl Ihhc and
Iiik (Joi'iiiKit unlll Jumiary 1st, 1MKI for
s'l !
'riiHMlsioWsaieiill stiinihml wnrtsnnil their
cost iitdo from Tin: Commit subscrljitHns,
Is less thut twenty cents tier toluuie You
can't linv tli. eheiiiHMt rein-hit lu n-iner iviv
eis for double thut amount. Como In ntu
silieso IkxiKm. liicnsany Mlbsallw.
i thltsi sets rpeclul prices w
tho preference us it trading place I Don't
they buy froiii tho manufacturer uud give
the consumer ns low llgures us the retailer
generally Ntys tho JobUu'f Don't you know
by this tlmo that they havo not bisu hero
sixteen yours for nothing, but, to bulld4up it
trade! Why, of com so, nnd Its to your In-
ti'itwt ns well us lo the lutirist of your neigh-
hor toiiiiull your tiuiimg tiiere. I lie holt
days me near ut hand nnd you'll want tokens
fur our f i lends and illative. Oh, yes I
uud L. Meyer & Co,, with customary fur
sight huvo looked out fur this tindo text.
Their numerous appropriate, useful uud or
tiumcutul subjects mo too numerous to men
tlon here. Call around nnd see for yourself.
Pi Ices uro nlwnys right. Courteous trott
incut unsurpassed and everything always
comes fully up to the high standard us lop
resented nr money lofiiudod,
Nlluhlly KIUimI, lint Kiprrsulv.
Wu uiiist rotiteut ourselvivt tisluy with
anecdotes of foreigners trying to express
their thought lu Kiigllsh, Thu latest Is
told by Dean Hrlggs, of Harvard, A Japan
ese student, desiring to Impress on thu
dean how studious ha hnd been, said, "I
havo workod so hard I eat nothing since
tomorrow." Hostoit Globo.
A I'rrserlptlitn,
Dr. Petilroil-What this child ncedfl,
madam, whllti teething Is a I I
"Leggo, you young cannibal, leggol"
"Let go, baby dear, If baby should swal
low it, it would make baby Hick."
Dr. Peniroll What that child really
needs, madam, is a muzxlel Scrlbuer'H
Ills I.lttlu (lame.
Ho rang tho boll of it hotiso on Uruliiurd
street, unit when tlio mistress opened the
door ho saldi
"Mornln, madam. I sco you havo ono ot
thoso woolly, greasy, measly doormats
niado by tlio Snldo Wool company on your
"An whnt If I hnver" snapped tho worn
nu; "what's good enough for my neighbors
is good enough for mo, I guess."
"Out, madam, I represent tho nil wool
and part silk manufactures, and am only
nl lowed to soil to tho uleet, as it were; ono
house inn neighborhood; recommended by
his washup, tho mayor."
"Good gracious, you don't say so," said
tho woman, "but that mat out there is
good enough for folks to scrnpo their feet
on, nnd I ain't goln to buy another."
"I'm sorry," said thu man. "These mats
nro a dead glvo nway on all tho other wom
en in tho neighborhood, but you ought
never to havo hud ono. Kvery ono can see
you nru ot a different mold."
"There's no mold on me. young man. nn
I'd thank yer to say what yer drlvln at."
said tho woman angrily.
"Why, you sec, ma'am, woonlysell these
mnts to women who can wear No. 2 shoes.
You can see tho meshes nro mudo for feet
of thut number. I didn't need to (usk the
neighbors of course they thtuk you wear
tho same number as they do, ns you use
these spread eagle mats. I knew nt onco
by your general contoor that your foot
would fit this mat llko it mice. Goodby,
niadam, I'm sorry."
"Walt a minute. If you think It my duty
totnkuone, I s'posu I must, It's a great
expense, though, to huvo such small feet.
I often wish they wero bigger. How much
i "I'J J'0,t "n)'
, 0UJ'K,:,' 8'.r-'
There s thu money. .Much
I 110 left tno,
Ww-T. SS TSft
iWrittoii for Tn k Cotmimt.)
They say that tho earth is as round ns a Ixill,
To tho people It seems very Hat;
Thatnii owl can see lu the darkest of night
Though in daylight he's blind ns a bat;
That the llroeutiiig man lu a illuio musouui
Kals coals that are hut without fear;
That n man is culled tight when he's full
though he's louse;
Don't these things sismh to you very ipieorf
They say when n show Is grunt Its "nut of
Though you see it with both of your eyes;
That the eai th moves around and tho suit
stands still,
That tho sun lu the morning iIims rise;
That water bus elephants, camels, and
To mo tlit'so things nru not clear;
Homo ssiplo ftlll claim these assertions oro
Don't these things iweiti to you very queer I
Ikk Htonk.
In selecting f mines for jour pictured, sco
the lntest styliw and most durable makes ut
tho new Llivolu frame and art company,
'.".'(I south Fievcnth street.
.WHke Up.
Tho ago Is ouo of rapid progress nnd wo
aro lu It. Our patrons uro among thu most,
tiroirrosslvo of the nation. They nreuulok ia
take advuutngo tif n gooil o'fTer. Wo mnkf a
grtsit ninny ( but when wu rocemly bffrl ,
set of memoirs, either of Grant, Hherldan,
Hherninii, McClellnn, or Ixm, lu their respec
tive original editions, for tx) cents n sol, Hi
connection with it year's sulstcrlptlon to
this pnier, 'J f 5 M) lu all wo fairly outilld
ourselves. Thousands of orders have already
been received by thu publishers, so that if
our friends with to nvall themselves of this
extraordinary opisirtuulty, they must wnko
up. No such offer has over before been inado
to tho rending public, and it Is doubtful If It
will over bo duplicated. Again wo my
"Waku upl"
I. inly Ciiiminsers Wiintnil.
Ladles can miiko big money Millclting huu
scriptinns ror the Couiiikh. It U a nat,
clean, iioiisensntlonal paier that commands
the reKct of everyone anil should is) in
cveey homo lit tho city. It Is easy work and
lui go pity. Call at this olllco for particulars.
iook Horis3lhemer & Co, over for now
evening novelties, millinery itnd gloves;
tho no west trimmings, Chiffons etc.
.Not-Writ' Cramp. ..., -"mfe.
Doctor From tho condition ntyour band
and arm I should say you nru suffering
from writers' cramp too much exorcise of
ono set of muscles.
Young Business Man But I never write.
I employ it typewriter.' -
"Um engaged to her!" 1
"Y-es." '
"Do your cr dictating with your other
arm." Now York Weekly.
Knrte.l Well.
Hrlggs First I asked for the confiden
tial clerk, and ho was out, and then for tho
junior partner, and ho was out, and then
lu despair I asked to sco the head ot the
firm, and I'll bo hanged if ho wasn't out..
Hut it was all right. " - -
Griggs Why, what did you dor"
Hrlggs The ofllcu Ixiy said ho would sou
ic Clothier and Furnisher,
rirnly of Tlm.
Er-ifftn I ictypcAi 1 ul im jou at tho
Twilling ThunkigWlng dluncr itt I o'clock
i tomorrow, shan't If
Dashaway -Yes.
Out I thought you
wero going to take your Thanksgiving
dinner at the Wimples.
Stuffer I am: but they don't dine untUi
Now etchings, ninny line plates, just
received. Come early, t'runcers Art and
Music store.
Call on Henry Hitrplmiu H'i north tltli
street, opposite Cnpi'al hotel for liarne,
whips, urcliigUs, cum .-mil, and brushes,
harness oil, nxl greu and axle oil harneKj
The " Walkliic
Alligator" to lio found onl
at iho great lOJ
IIS scut
ill '
I 1
government was npt';
Jiad UvJ

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