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THE First National Bank O AND TKSTH STHUKTS. Capital, $400,000. Surplus, $100,000. K. S. HARWOOI), President. ' 'iu. A. Hanna, View President. K. M. Cook, ("nuliler. '. S. I.trriNroTT, Altiuit ( 'udder. Hi 8. Fkkkman, Anltntit Ciinhler. Ooltrxllci 080 LINCOLN, NEB. GAPITAU, $250,000.00. IIIHcrn mill lllreetor. Jiiiin II. Wrioht, rredilmit. T. K. SVNDfcim. Vice l'redtlent. J. II. Mii'LAi, ('Miller. V. E. Johnson. II. 1 Lim.- Jlio. t'oclirmi, K. K.SItor. T. W.Lowrcy. V. . Dn)ton. General Banking Business Transacted. COLLECTIONM A BrKCI U.TT. A-MBRICAN A BXCHANGB N ATlONAb BANK. Richards' Block, Cor. hltvnth and O St. LINCOLN, NEB. Cnpltcil, 3BO,000. I. M. It WMOND, 1'reslllollt. 1). K. TnoMritoK. lct Predilont. S. 11. Hukniiam, Cashier. 1). O. Wish, Asdstuut Cashier. IHrfxtors-I. M. llnmoud. Lewi Orotiory, .S. H.lliiriilmiii.T. W. Lowery, ('.(. Dnwiyi.l . H. Morrill. A. J. Snwjer. K. K. Hrowii, t.. Little, S. W. Huriiliiim. 0. M. Lnmbortsoii, I). E. Thompson. Qerman Rational Bank, LINCOLN, NEB. CAPITAL. $100,000.00. SUKPLUS, $20,000.00. JOSEPH IWEIIMElt, Pre. IIEltMAN H. SCIIADEltG, V. Pre. CHAS. E. WAITE, Ctihier. GEO. II. SCII WAKE, At. Cmhivr. R iT tout on Deposits rnlilnt the jviivoorwisr SavinKs Bank AND 8AFE DEPOSIT CO. Cor. T und Eleventh St. TheoulySafe Deposit Vault in Lincoln DIRECTORS. N. S. llnrwooil. K.Cilrock. Win. McLutiRlilln. W. A. So,lleck. . T. Ilois. O. W. Welnter. Allwrt WivtUm. Fred Williams. RaclulLlii)il. H. I). Hiithnwny. J. 7.. Hrlscoe. ('..I. Krniit. II. W. Ilrown. It. O. l'lillllp-. K. It. Slyer. Henry eith. , Henry K. Lew U. NEBRASKA JSo-vingcs Bank CAPITAL, K5o.ooo.oo Stockholder' Liabilities. .Tm.. I'M Interest on suvlnics account iiml time ilepodt. Furnishes exchange ne to customers. .loilN Tailor, President. James KlLHUttN, Vice President. K. It. Tisoley, Cashier,. CAPITAL Steam Dyelne AND CLEANING WORK8. o, 1111 jv.'r-w-iti- t. UPHOLSTRR ANI VAlllNKT MAKKII, Dot'B all kinds of Ropuirinjj Promptly. All work wurruntvil. :ioh So. nth st. l.llli'olll, Nell. T. C, KERN, I). 1). S. Rooms 25 and 26, Burr Block. WNCOCX, - - K151-. LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S HAIKCUTTINU o o o SHAMPOOING A SPECIALTY, AT SAM WESTERFIELD'S. HURK HLOCK. pHoaaMj.tfcJ4 afaMK Ho.?-8, ii,,liiiiwT,,mjjiiiiiiiii"i " ' STYLISH GOWNS A GOOD CIGAR. Vha Hobble Thought of the One III Pa Gave llltu. Llnpv Bohble, come here. I honr ttmt rou hat been smoking. (Silence from Hol Lie.) Conitt nojv,. ntMWt r tno truthfully. It will go hunter Tor you to tell a He thmi to make h i'len brenst of it. In It true, lr, tlmt you have been smoking? Hobble I guess It In, itlr. UltiKo Tbnt's right. Now. my boy, lon't you think you nru ti trifle young to imokef Bobble I n'pouc I am, sir, but (booltoo) please, don't whip me. Bingo (kindly) I am not going u whip you. I believe when n little ly really wnnU to Mnoke he ohould bo Knitllktl. Now, which do you prvfer n pix a ciga rette or ii clgnrf You cim hnvu your choice. Iiobble (whimpering) I don't believe I want any of them. Bingo Oh, yen, you do. If a little boy Bmoke, ho ought to do it nt Ida own ho-ne. I think a nice big bluck tlgar would Just cult you. Maria, do ) on mind getting that cigar thnt'M on my desk In the library? Mrs. Bingo (returning with It) Now, John, U'h awful for you to make that boy moke. You know it will iilmont kill him. Bingo (iwlde) My dour, leave everj-thlng tome. It's the only way to cure him. Now, lr, licre'a n nice big cigar I got on purposo for you. Sit dim n In it chair, cock up your feet and enjoy yourxelf. Bridget, n mutch. Bobble Pltuuie, ulr, I would rather not. Bingo Oh, don't bu twuhful on my ac count (cutting the cigar mid atriklng a match). Here, light up. Bobble I feel no 'abamed (puff) itmoklng before you. - Bingo Oh, that'a nil right. How do you like it, eh? Bobble Can't I go (puff) out doors and finish it, Kir? It makes mo feel m funny (puff, puff) to hco you look nt me. Bingo Makes you feel funny, eh? Hal Hal Want to go out door, do you? (Stern ly) No, sir! You will etay right In thh room. If It makes you feel cmlxirrttAKed, I will leave you to yourself, but (ominously) if when I come Iwick that cigar isn't smokeil up there will bo trouble, do you hear. (Joins his wifo in thu library.) Mrs. Bingo Well, how is he getting on? Bingo lie was just beginning U turn pale when I left. But the boy U game. He puffed nwny liken major. Hat Hal He'll be nbout the sickest Ixiy in four counties. I guess he won't want to smoko any more. Mrs. Bingo (sympathetically) Poor little fellow! I think it's a shuttle. Bingo (after 1A minutes) Well, I guess I'll go in and see how ho feels now. ou'd better send him to bed, Maria. Ho won't want to mow around much. (Iteturtang to Iiobble.) Well, I see by the ashex you have smoked that cigar. How do you feel? A little bit pale around the gills, eh? Wunt to get right into bed, do you? Bobby (blushing) N-no, sir. Bingo Do you mean to say that you have smoked that cigar and it didn't make you sick? Bobbie Y-y-yes, lr. Bingo (sarcastically) And you enjoyed it, I suppose? Bobble Father, I cannot tell n lie. That was one of the best cigars I ever smoked. New York Press. A Cnso of t'rliln. Pride and poverty often go bund In hiitnl, A lady advertised for n woman to take her washing, and was culled upon by a young girl in u wit anil kid glvc, who wild that her mother would like to get family wash ing, as she needed the money, "Will you take It with you?" asked the lady. "Oh, no, mu'am. Not in the duytlme," said the girl, looking quite hurt "I will come for it after diirL'' But she did not come, und the lady, after waiting several ila, bent her washing to a laundry. In about two weeks the girl called in the evening "I've come for the wash," she mid. "But you nru too late. I havu liiuilo other arrangements." Hald the lady. "Besides, you did not keep your word mid como that evening, us you said you would." "I know It, inu'um," answered the girl, "but when 1 promised I forgot that It was moonlight. You see I couldn't carry home a wash when It was as light as day." Do troit Free- Press. (fUlllCIUVIIt lltltl'l IM.I. Pnt (from roof Are yez hurt, Mickey t i Mickey (during transit) Walt a slcond; gyQaajgl-i, FOIt THE STHEET. ShtccH Mr. Edward Vernon had long had annni. bltlou to play Borneo, ami when the oppor tunity did occur It must Ihj confessed that he scored a fair success. One Incident threatened to takv place, however, which would Inevitably have upset thu whole per formance, and It was only averted by the timely If somewhat spirited aid of Juliet. Miss Margaret Mather. The play had traveled smoothly tUoug to tho scene where Borneo Is lying dead. Just as Juliet twnt over him lu the wild paroxysm of hiTilcsmir beforu taking bur own life, the object of her panslou felt a premonitory tingling In his no.-. A Hiieeo was coming as sum us he lived. Snddenly there orersprtud his features an expression more agonizing than the stage death struggle had ever left. "Teddy, what Is thu mntter?" whispered the dying Juliet in real alarm. "I'm going to sneeze!" gusptsl tlwj miser able Borneo. "No, you're not, my boy," answered the determined woman, setting her teeth to gether, aifd as she repeated the impassioned Words; I will kins thy lips; Haply some potton yet doth hutig on Uicnu she grasped tho nasal appendage, of her lover and guvu It such an unmerciful tweak that ho came neur coming to life on the spot, but he didn't sneeze, and his reputa tion was saved. Tlt-Blts. Ucr I'lau. She was from Boston, a sweet, simple thing, lovely to look upon and almost good enough to eat, but shu knew nothing of the ways and means of life. But shu thought she did, oh, yes, and had uu Idea in het head that what she didn't know wesn't worth knowing at all. So that one day in her Detroit hoarding housu when the weather threatened a spring freshet she went to the laudlord und said: "I havu some trunks In the basement. Do you think the water will get Into them?" "Dunno," answei-l the landlord, who hail his money in ice; "it's 'bout u foot deep now outsl.. ,d rising." "Dear, dear, how perfectly dreadful! I have a wurdrolie in those truuks that I value at 610,000." "Sho now," answered the heartless man. "Why ain't you a wearing of It?" "Something must be done and done at oncu. Are there windows to this subter runean storeroom?'' "There are, mum, several." "Then I have a plan. Go at once and have bars put across the windows." "Yes'm. Might I a-k what for?" "To keep the water out." Exchange. Ill Arm Was Htalil. A chill cast wind was blowing, but that did not prevent tho man with a saiidy goatee from pcrspiting freely when he awoko with a start and detected thu sound of stealthy footsteps in the apartment ad joining. Presently a shadowy form flitted Into the room. The man with a sandy goatee seized his pistol mid was taking careful aim when ho felt his arm gripped violently. Turning h beheld the agonized face of his wife. "William" She whispered distressfully. "for heaven's sake, don't slioot.M "Why not? It's burglars." -William" Her countenance was haggard with fright. "as Mini as you shoot you'll wake the Ixiby." Becolllng suddenly, as it ho hud sustained an unexpected blow, ho sutTcred the weap on to drop from his nerveless hand. De troit Tribune, A (jnlek Mu. "I don't think it's very good udvlco to give a Uiy to count 'JO before he gets toad and hit another boy for hitting him," suld Aimer. "I tried It today at school when Willie Anderson hit me, and before I'd got to 8 he'd hit mo again. Then I bo gun ull over again, und Just us I got to t he gave me another under thu ear." "You should count by tens, my toy," said Abner's father. Harper's Bazar. Kaatly Kiplalned, Customer How does It happen you haven't tilled the order I gave you tno months ago for ICO pounds of strictly pure Vermont maple sugar? South Water Street Merchant It hasn't got hero yet. If you hadn't Insisted on my sending to Vermont for It, sir, I could hav flllul that order-in i hours. Chicago Trlb une. A l.i'utllng (Jiiedlon. When the fair (lower of humanity lovely woman again ilonsthecrliiollneutiil hoops, will It be lu order to speak of her environ ments us the llower barrel? Uiwell Cou rier. A llrave Man Wanted. Says a fashion noto, "The return of the shawl Is prophesied." And now will some Usly U' sutllciently brave to predict thu re turn of the umbrella? Boston Transcript tier Klemelit. "My wife," said Squills proudly, "is queen of the tea table, and she neer reigns but she pours." Drake's Muguzluu. I Mii,iiiiw. "W " 1 hihiihhiii T NO DOORBELL. Mr, "park' Utile I'lirrlman I a Mttle Too I'rrvlou. I, was tho Sparks family's first night lu the ew flat, and Mr. Sparks felt ns every tnu'i feels who has Wen moving all day, 1 he ilmynmn had dropped a trunk on tho family elork and made It useless for all time. ''WiMiiust gel atiothi rkeloek, my dear," mill Mrs. Hxirl.'s, "and we may as well git a handsome nun for the oak mantel In thu front room, and a good timekeeper so you won't be, late at the office any more." Mr, ,c parks hud Just paid " to one land lord to let him out and (30 to another to let him In. "Onu o'clock Is as good as another," slid he, "and I can't waste my money on fancy ones. The works are all the same, and I don't proiKine to pay for gingerbread orna mentation." "Very well," said Mrs. Sparks. That was on Monday. Tuesday night Mr. Sparks slept soundly until 1 o'clock. Then the ringing of thu tleetrlc front door Ml, Just over file mantel In the dining room, roused him, Theru was no let up In the sound ns Mr. Sparks pulled on his trousers and tucked lu his nightgown. "The fellow must have his foot planted on the button," ho thought u he went barefooted down two flights of uncnrpi t.-d stairs, while thu U'll kept up Its tattoo Im hind him. He was in an agony lest It awake tho baby, a contingency that meant no peace till morning, for the Sparks fuhy was of a uervotts temperament. The bell topped Its clamor Just as Mr. Sparks reached thu front door and threw It open. Thu wind swept In and chilled his knees, but there was no one there. He crept an grily back up stairs. "Who in thu namu of decency," he de manded of Mrs. Sparks, "would ring our doorbell at this hour of thu night and then run away? I Mlevo it was somu of your fool friends." "Our doorbell!" echoed Mrs Sparks weetly. "Tlfat wasn't our doorbell, dear. It was tho80-oent alarm clock that 1 bought yesterday ringing off six hours nheud of time," Chlc.igo Tribune. Nut the Katun Htory. Thu following story Is told by Thu Broad Arrow: "Thu reortvd Invention of a bullet proof 'plastron' reculls thu anecdote con nected with thu Duke of Wellington and a somewhat similar Intention. The Inventor, having obtained an Interview with the duka at thu Horse Ononis, was requested to put on tho armor, which was staled to bo of some light material worn beneath the clothing. The duke, having expressed his approval of Its appearance, the Inventor, highly pleased, dilated on Its perfect quali ties warmly until thu commander In chli f quietly asked onu of his staff to order t. e attendance of a file of tho guards with a few rounds of ball cartridge. Needless to add, thu Inventor mudu a hurried exit, and nothing more was heard of this luvulnern bio armor." Some of our readers may think they have read this anecdote In this column before, but they nro In error. The last time wo printed it the grim general was Napoleon, and the time before that Gustavo Adolphus. "Open For an Engagement." Brooklyn Life. I'nnatiirul t'ruulty. When tho late Mr. Janiracb. tho well known dealer lu wild animals, lost his sec ond wife, a friend called uKin him to ex press Ids sympathy and spoke in the high est terms of tho departed. Janiracb mournfully assented, observing: "Yea, sbo was uu excellent woman. Un fortunately, however, shu did not take very kindly to tho animals. Just Imagine, siie wouldn't even allow tho snakes to sleep In her lied in the winter timer Tugllche Hundschau. What It Might lie. Mrs. Meadow (at city hotel) O-o-o! Them's a fly In this soup. Mr. Meadow (who has traveled some) Hush, Miranda, don't sjwak so loud. No use exposln our Ignorance. This turtiul bill of fare is lu French, and mebby wo or dered fly soup. Life. Tl-.ruliig the Table. "Please, sir, It was 0:120 when you got here. When we're late, oil always Keep us after school," suld the smart loy. "Very well," said thu schoolnuister, "you shall all stay and keep me after school for an hour." Tlt-Blts. At 111 Trade. Mrs. Grum Goubout your businehs. Wo don't want any beggars round here. I Trami) But beifiriutf is mv busiiuivs. ma'am. Truth. No Clisiige. It is pleasing to note In thu (tapers that last year's styles lu flypaper will bu stuck to this season. Blizzard. An Kiithusliwt. WIhjii )er sorter tour un Ihln thnih the worry -n the fret, Titer' l nothln that will uuiku )u feel mi ft no As to hustle fur thu blu&chln boards an set un set un Nt A-rooliii fur er iHuebnll nine. The sspl In thu gruii stun simply cheur tho pluersoa The) huturshim the) knows ulml man ner 1- I Out rltrht ilownontho liltsiehlnlsmiils is where I tltey hut ihu fun, j Fur riMitln Is the ihlnu thut dots tlui biz. Yur tissgnillKu'ln In thu plunks, yvr hmslsaru kliet uptight, I hlle )-r lingers fairly hurt-o ck the)- tlue, fell )e haveter let )eixlf right isit an )vll I with nil )er might, ' Winn er nxitln fur )vr IjomImiII nils-, ,n when )er 'ellt-r ixinUer 'ew. Jes' like s- knew thiy would An sit a record liadlii ull the IIih- o In I 111.0 )V wus In It, like JvilimiMi hi up o good, I A-roolIn fur yr UiM-lmll nine. I Vnh ngton Star DISCOUNT SAb. June terminates the Spring weather we intend to clean up SUMMER CHAloblBS, FANS, loAWNS, EMBROIDERIES, WHITE GOODS, ETC. We make a cut from 25 TO 33 PER CUNT. : i To insure large sales. RARE BARGAINS AWAIT YOU AT BI.OCH & KOHN'S Proifroaalve 1i" Gooda IDai-iirl.ito. I 141 AND I 143 0.8TREET Yor Torsts li-&t:jiicllx-&t Tnivcler, VlMltori to tliv Woi-lclaa Infill, Mot Mhore( IVIciiitrtli'iM or r,nlce Will find it greatly to their advantage to look through our stock before making up their TRfN Ail& JttTR, Just now we are offering some exceptionally fine bargains in all lines of CHI And can save you from 10 to 30 called bargain houses, ! &Ley&i? & Co Kh.lli) NOltril loth ST, OPPOSITE GOVERNMENT SQUAHE. PfiiH . 0f exdood hQuscrWife.who uses SAPOUO. is well sadd.-The mouse is muzzled in her houseVTry Lbtnd keep your house cleanAU grocers keep it- Cleanliness and neatness about a house are necessary to insure comfort. Man likes comfort, and if he can't find it at home, he will seek elsewhere for it Good housewives know that SAPOLIO makes a house clean and keeps it bright. Happiness always dwells in a comfortable home. Do you want cleanliness, comfort and happiness? Try SAPOLIO and you will be surprised at your success. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. TELEPHONE 250. JIlHji II. O'lVlSlI-ylv, 1IV15 IIvHTCBIIVOf STEAM AND HOT WATER HEATING. CiuHiuul Kleotrif KiMuii'H. Agent Tor CAPITOL xi IIOIl'ON HOT WATKU IIKATKHS and COMBINATION HAS MACIUNHS. 125 NORTH NINTH STREET. Season. During the hot the remainder of our GOODS, ORGANDIES, LACES, tt S. per cent over prices offered by so 1 25 NORTH NINTH STREET. M ill ST3TWT vt