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TFTE OjMATTA HATTYY' REE : STrNTr > A Y. SET TR fR'RR 14. 1SOO TWTEXTTW WHAT SOCIETY IS DOEC. r sta ef tie Pazt Week and Moremests of Well XDOTOTI People. SjFLlTflNGS OF THE "OFF" SEASON , Atituinn U'cddin i and .Annl- crsarlen Slimmer Tourists Coming ESaulc and Golnir Awaj. Socially , the post week has been very qaleL TUero have been fe-w entcrtainincntJ oC note and -everybody wenw to be enjoying tlio early S < 'pt < jmber days ia getting- their calling lists In stipe and arranplng for the season's gaieties which vrlll shortly com- mcace. Another xvcck orttvo will sec all the leaders of our social life at home , and then will begin the round of balls , parties and teas which hare dlstioyulsbol the social life of Omaha In the put. Ererjbodv is preparing for a nappy and btuy senon and it Is not to bo doubted that the brightest dreams of all -will bo realized. As intimated a week or twoazo there will be i larger number or rending classes than ever. The Shakespeare clu b will ba revived Xr. Duryca will conduct his Browning class , which as so successful the past season , Mrs. "W.H. Hanchett-will probably revive her English literature and history class. Mme. Mori will continue her French lessons , Mr. Brachvofcl Ib German , There arc other new Ideas shaping them selves for entertainments , but it Is jet too * ariy to say Just whit innuvatlons will be decided upon. The foreign visitors return vrlta a numlier of pleasant suggestions for future dinners , and society may look forward to charming dlvertlsenicnt , something- uf the ordinary. Mr. Dan Collins and. Mrs. EttaL. hcadj of Joplln , Jasper coanty , Missourlxve , united , la marriage by Rev. C. H. Gardner , dean of Trinity cathedral , "Wednesday even ing. .Mr. nnd Mrs. Collins left Tuesday morning for theirhom In Joplla , Mo. , where 2 lr. Collins U largely inteitsted in mining properties. A very brilliant -ueddiug occurred last "Wednesday morning nt9 o'clock at the Holy Family church , the contracting parties being > liss Mamie A. Dclss , flauchter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Deiss. and -Ms. E. E. Muftit. The britlo was attended by Miss MattiePaul and the proem by Mr. Oscar la. Goodman. The ushers were Messrs. John X. Ifrenzcr and B.J. Scon n ell. Itev. Father Hlllman performed the cere mony according to ihe usual rit > of tbe Catholic churchafterwhich - , nuptial high u-as mass celebrated. The music for the occasion was exceptionally fine. Prof. J. A. Schenk presidi'd at the organ and "La Jcals" mass xvis hunp , bcinp very beautifully rendered oy a double quartette consisting of Mrs. A. E. BethRC nnd Miss Dcllonc.sopnnos- rs. Joseph Ilitter and Miss McXaugtoii , altos ; Wessrs. B. F. Ouncau and Joseph Uitter , tenors , and Messrs. George J. 3aul and B. W. JJ urkley , bassos. For theoflcrtory , "Earidlce , " f rom Gluclc's ' opera of "Orpheus , " was sunc for the first time in Omaha , by Mrs. Joseph Kilter , her elnging being much admired. The bride was attired iu white Bcngaline silt , brocaded silk front , trimmed with duchess latu uuJ diamonds , beaded with myrtle and. orange blossoms , ca tniine. In stead ol the customary bouquet of roses , a prtyerbook was carried. The bridesmaid , Miss Paul , wore a beauti ful princess costume of vhite China silk , trimmed with handsotae lace nnd ribbon. At 11 o'clock a sumptuous weddingbreak - : fajtvas served nttheresidence of the bride's parents , nnd from 2 to5 o'clock a reception was tendered at which a larg number of friends were present to extend their con gratulations. Many beautiful and costly presents were received , . The happy couple left on the 9 o'clock train Jot an extended tour through the east , fol lowed by the best wishes of a host of friends. Mr. and Mrs , Muttitwlllbe "at home , " at "VVlrt street , Kountza Place , after Octo ber IS. Mr. P. J" . Solomon left Friday evening for Cincinnati , whew ho will 'bo married Thurs day n t toaMisn Dnvls of that city. After n short wedding- tour ol tendays bo will re turn -with his wife. The marriage of lr. 15. O. Hamilton Of Omaha and Miss Eleanor > L Metz , of Colum bus , ICeb. , was solemnUed Wednesday of this week at the latter place , in Grate Episcopal ilurch. Miss Wctz , the bride-elect , was a | irruicr resident ( if Omaha and is an amateur Jjiimlstof cicellent ability. On September 8 , nt the residence of the Iride'n parents , Creifhton. Ueb , the mar- riifje of Miss Gertio H'arnck and 3Ir. Ed mund P. Wetherby was solemnized. The louse of the bride's parents \vas beautitled rith floral decorations in great pro lusion. Over the doors and dews of the spacious- double parlors averts potliic arches of vlririn green Interspersed with leaves of snow on the jnoumalus.mariKold and otier bright flowers. The central arch between the parlors , was odorncd Htawise with a generous wreath and a lurwe horseshoe above tha renter. The west jarlor was * a veritable bow of attractiveness , a grotto of beauteous blossoms and eiqulsite fragrance. A -large marriage bell exquisitely -wrought la bright liloom nnd green , was suspended from the center with drooping cables worked of thosamo material as thfl central bell , ei- tendirg to the enter vails. The decorations were under the artistic management of Mr , 0. A H. Bract * . Thcbeautlful grounds were brilliantly illuminated when the guests , num bering ubtiut ilftv , nrriveJ. The inai-riage- ceruinouy was pcrfonaed in tl o went room , Immediately bccoath th < susiendejl belt , the /lorprcsiivo servlca of the Episcopal church \ Scinguscd. rf orange * Ulr , entrafne , low cut corsage , adorned with u largo cluster of la Franco roses * and filled in with crepe lace , princess collnr. The groom is. quite well known In Omaha , being u member oC the Dou el as county bar. He was a cradidata tor congress on the dem ocratic t'ckct two years ago la tlie Third district , and was defeated by Congressman Darsey. They will mate their liomo la Onmtia. Cards were received ia town this week an nouncing the marriage of Miss Eugenia 'B. Kowlln to .Mr. Charles " \V. Bcall , on Sunday , September ? tlu t 3 o'clock , nt the residence of ilr. and Irs.VUliara G. Forney , aunt sad un le to the bride. 3Ir. Charles Bcall \\-ua born in Omaha nnd spent his boyhood liorc , having many friendi to congratulate him upon becoming a Benedict. The mnrriafit of Miss Guadlo Cob-ura , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Coburn and Ir. S.U. X Grim-old of Tim BEE , -will be solemnizeil at tno residence of the bride's riirvnU , ' - Milebjter \ street , Thursday , October 2 , at high nocn. I > Cr Fred Patfcurath , who Is In charge of NicuU's intcrosU in Umaha , left yesterday ( or Chlcajwvbero oa Wdlacsday September 1 * lu.Mvill bo married to Miss Elizabeth Laura Moet'ker , daughter of Mr , and Mrs. H. II. Moccker , SXiO Butterfleld strw. After a ihortvedJiug - tour the bride and groom will live atthal'axtoa until they can suit them selves with , a house , when they "will go to jiouiM'kceplaf ? . The nodding will be a very lartx'one , as the bride is quite well tnou-nln hit-ago society , \\hero aha has many Jriends. Mr. I'afTenrath is ono of our rising young business rtca anil a host of friendi will wLih him \vell whea ho becomes ( rBonedlct. Tlie marriage of > Ir. "William Iladcllff 31or- tls and Miss Miry Hli-linrdsoa ivna solemn- lied.Vcdnesday \ at Geneva , Switzerland , Eev , A. I' . Sherril. fomerly pastor of tlio First Congregational church thU city , but tow t resident ; of Atlanta , Go. , oMcliUng- must have bo a especially pleasant to Mr. ind Mrs. Morrlito be united byaa old friend Who , like themselves , waatourinu the conti- ( jcatla search of health and pleasure. A. Goldeo "Weddlnff. On September U , 1S40 , Ilobert McConuell lad Anna \Vanlell , were united In nar- pagvln Philadelphia , and after fifty yean of k peaccfoland Kreae married life , they gulU- brd their cMdroa about Uieca Thundiy afternoon and cclfbratrd fhnr golden wed ding anniversary at the romcr of Eighteenth and Urace streets. Fifty years married ! It li.ra.w that tvro people arc pennltted to live o lone together In loving companionship. Death -usually steps in and takei away one or thfl other , or both. Ion ? before the half-century period of xvtdded life ii reached. Orwhat Is still more deplorable , they find out that the companion ship which opened to txautifullv is all l delu sion and then come qnarrels and dlaagroe- mcnts and the couru are called upon to break the marriage contract , Not so with Mr. and Airs. MeConnetl. They have lired to&ec their children happily mimed vith children of their own to com fort them. Mr. McConnell has had a very active Ufa during the fifty years past. Fro-a 1SW to ISTOhewas con tinnonsly en gaped In railroad aflairs , being one of the oldest If not the old est enpineer In the country. In lCi2hcwa made master mechanic of the New York Central rallirav and In 1-07 left the cast for Omaha to take a similar position with the Union Pacific. For twenty veari he contin ued in the service of the Union Pacific and resumed In lsi on account of advancing years. For thirty-five years outraged In tha arduous work of n master mechanic U cer tainly a most remarkable record. Nine children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. McConnell , eight -\\hotnare \ living , and seven of there were present Thursday to assist In celebrating the golden anniversary of their parents' marriace. Tnoy gathered about a cake thntu-ua decorated with fifty candles and they made merry over the good things which had been provl ded. Grand children romped ubout the house and it n as a happy time for everybody. There were pres ent Mr and Mrs. J. H McConnell , Mrs.V. . O Tajlor , Mrs. J. M , UnJerwood of Marquette - quette , ICnn. , R. J. McConnell. H. W. Mc Connell , Charles McConnell , Mr. nnd Mrs , Fred IcConnell andcnlldreai and Miss Cally McConnelL A J illr Swimming Party. The Natatoriu m was the scene of a Jolly swimming party Tuesday evening , compli mentary to the MU \Vallace , daughters of Sir. and Mrs.VilTiani AVallacevho leave shortly for school In tbe east. The reflection of the colored lights on the water , as It was set Into cver-wldcnitiR ripples by the bathers , and the parti-colored costumes of the guests presented avery pretty and animated picture .Atthecloseof the bathing refreshments were served , which -were thoroughly enjoyed by those present , who were : Sir. and Mn. "William Wallace , Miss Jennie Wallace , Miss .Mary Wallace , Messrs. and Mesdames Broat < h , Arthur netninpton , Harry .McCor- nielc , Henry Estabrook , Sciplo Dandy , Meyer Hellman , Alexander Jfollock. Fleoion DraJte , Gannett of Washington , D. C , Theodore Kadisb , Mrs. Fred > Tye. the Miises Dundy , Iuno Dundy , Orchard , DolllePollock : . Mattie Pollock , Kate Drake. Clarn Drake , Blanche Ilellman. Mabel Hellnwn , Dr. Summers , Mr. Broauh , Jr. , Mr. James " \Vallaie \ , Mr. Raa Hobble. A rlensiint Surprise Tarty , A. pleasant surprise party was given Mrs. liose Jlarthi of Los Angeles , Cal.Vednes - day evenlnc , who Is at present visiting her mother , Mrs. J need , at 1511 Cass street. Nlusic and dancing were main features of the evening , refreshments being served at midnight. Among thoio present were no ticed Mrs. WHinm J. IleedV. . J. Ward and ivife of Council Blufls , Mrs. JRose Martin , Jlr. llastleton , Miss Jones. Ernest U'ard , illss L. Parker , Mr , F. Decker , Mr. F. JJoves , Miss Cllne , Miss Dora Holtman , Miss S. Holtraan , JMr. R. F.DlfHn , Mr. J. Bisset , Ir. Idwards , Miss B. llastleton , Mr. J. Cook , Miss B. Jones , Mr. II. Twsend , Mr. Jlorjran , Mrs. Anderson , Mr. D Iley , Mr. Hortan.Miss B. Esthison , Miss K , Campbell. A Christening- . Wednesday , at high nofln , St. Barnabas was tie scene of a very pretty christening , the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. " \Vincote \ being the particular celebrant Pather Williams performed the ceremony of baptism , namingtho _ little one Rnth Ray AVincotc , tha middle name being- after the baby's godmother , AD'S. Captain P. II. Ray. 31r. B , W. Riley , a partner of 31r.VIncote , acted as godfather , or sponsor. Only a very few friends were present hesides the family and sponsors.After the service , which xvas made particularly impressive by Mr. Will iams , a delightful luncheon was served at .Mrs. WIncotc's , each ladv betng presented with a picture of the little girl , in whose honor the affair was given. Card Parties. Oa Th--nsiay evening Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Campion Rave a card party at their resi dence , 705 Korth Nineteenth street , in honor of Miss Filley of Philadelphia , Pa. Progres - slve euchre was the order oJthe evening- , and when the scores were counted and tha ties played off 3Iis3 Kellogjr and Mr , Nye proved the winners. The consolation prizes fell to Miss McKinestry anil 2 > Ir. Gaun _ Those present wens Miss Flllev of Philadelphia , 1'a. ; Miss Kellogsof Hartford , Conn. : MUs McKiaestry of Mobile , .Ala , ; Miss Mount , the Misses Ivintj , Miss dhllg , Miss Turner , and Messrs. Chadwlck , Hastings , Ewing , Nve , Sears , Hughes , Jopp , Gahn , Crammer , Webber , Coivie , WUllims and Ochiltreo. In Classic Shades. Omaha -will have more representatives In the various schools , colleges and seminaries throughout the country this year thaa ever before.Already trunlc * are being packed and our boys and girls are turning their fitces toward the classic shales , strengthened by a summer's rest for thoactivo duties of school life. life.The The following will she r where rainy of our young ladles and gentlemen will study during the next year : Vassar Ml-scs May Sherwood , Nehle HUKDCS , 2 > lay Copelanrd , Alice Bro-v\n , Fleta KIddell. Oberlin Misses s > adle Lvman , Doris Ale- Masters , Louise Holtorf , May \Vallace \ , Da C'ou. C'ou.Notre Notre Came MisscsLynne CurtisBlanche Hellnan. Kittla Morse , Tad Balch , Lulu Dolan , Nellie Burchnrd. Miss AVclls * School , Brooklyn Misses D.ilsv Dnunp _ Emllv AVakelev. Nebnislca University Bert Wheeler , Ar thur Montmorency , blisses Eugenia Gotner , Barnella Brown. Smith Miss Jennie Wallace. Davenport Id Balch. Mount Auburn Mlsj Mai Bums. Mount Ternoa Seminary Miss Oertruda Smith. Miss Brown's New York Miss Suslo Col- pctzer. Kemper Hall , Madison , Vis. .Miss Cecelia Willis. Christian College , Columbia , Mo. Miss Margaret Brown. Peru Normal School MUses Mima Doyle , Lucy Evans , Edna Harney , Anna Much , Mary McMahon. Mary Latcy , Mlanla Lawton - ton , Elizabeth Llddcll , Hannah Wllsoa , Amelia Pearson , Isabella Koss , Eva Spigel , Anna Withro-vv , Minnie Burgland , Settle GlbTos , Maude Church. Yale \V. J. Broatch , George Mercer , -Au- rustus Kountze , Charles Kountze , Fred PKS- ton. Walter Preston , Herbert Holcombo , W-ilblns Rustln , Morris Bcall. Princeton Herbert Rogers , Will Rogers , Larimore. Denise Paul Ludington. Thomas Crclgh. Michigan University Joseph Morseman , Edg r Morsenian , Chariei Thomas , Leroy Crummer. Thomas IBattin. Itarvaru Carroll Carter , Kdwln T. Stiger. Worcester , Slass. Ralph Iticnardson. Folrbault Ed Swobe. Kemper Hall , Davenport , Ia , Richard Orey , Alfred Donahue , Dave Young , Bert drey , Alfred BarkerPaulHoruland , Charlie Wilbur. Charlie nndValter Wltman , liensslaer Polytechnic Institute Robert Willis , James Stevenson , jr. Andover Fred Eustin , Will Co\rin , Jay Brown. Dartmouth Nathan Bcmstcln , Irwln Read , Frank Field , Gllmoro Price. Williams Oliver Bro-wn. John Nelson. Cornell-Charles Kobcwater. Amherst Kandall Brown. St Louis Law School Howard Kennedy. Columbia Victor Itosewiter. I ark Lnstitnto Allen 31arbh , Johns llopklas University Augustus 1C. DetivUer. Monmouth Georga S. McCague. JOasas Lutheran Academy 0. F. Lelscn- rinp. St Paul's , Concord , N. H. Ilcran and Luther Kountze , Movements and "Uhrrealxmt * . W. El. Clarke and family returned Trom Waterloo , Pa. , this > vocliiltera delightful a-ommer spent among the old Pennsylvania hills. hills.Bishop Bishop " \VorthlDCtoa retaraed from New York this week. Mrs. J. W. Savure returned from New Hampshire this week. Mrs. John O. Bourke and family left for A'aihlngtonthU week. Consressman CcnnnJIls cspected home the alter part of this week. Mrs. Clack Woodman went east on Monday fora short visit tvlth friends. A numbcrof society girls went to Uacoln rut week to attend the state ( air. Oscar P. Goodman leaves tomorrow for a short trip to the .Adirondack mountains. Miss Mary Ludlnguw returned this week from oaenjoyabio trip to Cincinnati and the east. east.Paul Paul LudinglonVill nnd Herbert Itotrors et ! today for 1'rinccton to resume their studies , Miss Ella Schmidt is visiting friends in Denver for a short time , having left last Thursday. Mr and Mrs. Janes H. Iclntosh arc now domiciled In their pretty cottaje at S550 Jones street. The engagement Is announced of Miss arjJ'orward of Pleasant Lake , Ind , , and II A. Snow of thliclty. Mrs. J. E , Wilbur left for Chlcaro on Thursday on a fortnight's visit with her sister , Mrs. S. B. Jones. Mr. George C. Habbie and family have re turned from Miobif a.ji , where they hsiveboen sojourning during the summer. Mrs. 1L L. lloeler has returned from her summer outine In Colorado and is at home at Thirtieth and Poiipleton avenue. Mrs. Joa. Garneau returned from Louis- vlUe , Ivy. , this week. Mr. and Mrs. Garneau are the guests of Mr. aad Mrs. J. R. Ring- wait. wait.MUs MUs Fritaa Barnard goes to Des Molnes next week to attend the wedding of an old school friend , Miss Eliiabeth Clurksonof that city. city.Mrs. Mrs. J. E. House and daughter. Miss llldred , left Wednesday to visit iJenver , lanitou. Colorado Springs and other western points of Interest. Mrs. C. L. Smith , Miss Clara Smith and 3Iss ! Jennie Arthur left here Wednesday on " upleasure trip to Denver and Salt Lake , to "be gone about two weeks. MissMintiette Upmeyer of St. Louis Is via iting at the residence of her uncle , Henry 1'und.t , Seventeenth and Douglas , and will reajaiu during tbe winter. Hev. and Mrs. Willurd Scott have returned from an eight weeks' vacation In the east During his absence Mr. Scott -\vas tendered th pnsldeacy of i'aukton college , Dakota. Jud e James V Savage , who cas been very seriously ill , his life having been despaired of for a few days , is happily better. Hevas taken with , auongestivechilla short timeago. Air. C. S. llavmond nnd Mrs. Raymond left forNewVork Tuesday. They wUl be gone ubout , i month , and while east will make purchases for tholr new home on iFjruam street. Mrs. F. S. Spafford of Cedar Rapids , la. , is visiting her sister , Mrs. W. I. Kierstcad , at the lattcr's residence on Farnam str . > et. Mlrs. Stafford was a niece of the late Charles H. Uewoy. Mrs , Thomas .V. Creigh returned from Weqtsetoniing , > lich.yesterday. Mr.Crelsjh o.vns a pretty cottage at that resort which Mrs. Crelghaas occupied duringtao summer inontns. Mr. E. S. Gatch and family hav - removed from Des Alolnes and have taken a house at 1910 Dodge street. Mr. and Mrs. Gatcb.will 1 > J pleasant additions to the social circles of Omaha Mrs. Chas. F. Smith , -who formerly re sided at li. > lT Davenport street , is lyin g ill at aprivato hospital3-111 Cottage Grove avenue , Chicago , -where she went to have an opera tion performed last Sunday. Mr. Elmer Frank Is at Ifantueket , where he Joined Mrs. Frank a few days ago. Mr. Prank left Omaha a month since for Old Mexico , whence he sailed to New York. He is expected homo in a few days. A small informal dancing party was given by the ladies at the Merriam on Wednesday cveuing. in honor of Miss Doane and Miss Emily Wakcley and their Iriendi , thoMHses Thrall of Cincinnati and Miss Van Fatten of Davenport , Ia. Mr. W. H. KocnlR , looking like a foreign counter lord , grown , very much stouter lor bis European trip , arrived home this week. He left his mother. Mrs. E. M. Koeaisr , in Germany amonp old friends , and she will re main there until December. The newest-way of folding a sheet of note paporis to douhle It loaprwise. For this a very lonsr , narrow euvelopo Is provided. Much of this fancy stationery comes from Berlin and is not very expensive , Tbat from Paris costs nearly twice as much. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Millard. Miss Millard. Mrs. George AV. Hoajland , Miss Hoaijland and iliss Laura Hoagland , arrived yesterday from New York , the members of the party , with the eiceptlon of Mrs. Hoagland , having arrived from the continentlastweek. . Mrs. Charles II. Gardner , wife of the dean of Trinity , has been very ill recently , and for atlmefe-iirs wens entertained for her recov ery , lutitwill bo pleasant news to thelady's many friends to know that she is now con valescing after a very severe attack of fever. Mrs. Samuel Burns leaves for Cinciniftti soon. She takes her daughter , Miss May. to Mount Auburn seminary , then joins Miss Xellio Burns In Xew Yorli early in October , returninir about October 15 to Omaha , Miss Burns , who Is now in Ireland visiting with her father's relatives , sails October 1. Mr. Al Patrick prave one of thojolliest tally-ho parties of the season Tuesday even ing. The air was crisp nnd clear and the young men and women enjoyed the outing- hiicrely. The truest * -were 3Ilss Orchard , Miss McKenna. Miss Dundy , Mr.andMrs.lUxlick , Messrs. "Wyman , Hamilton , Barton and Dr. WilcoT. After a ride of I-ITO or three hours a late luncheon -was served at Mra. McKenna's on Hurt street. The popular social evenings of the Knicnts of the Golden Eale , Ked Cross Castle } f o. 4 , will bo resumed for the season nert Friday , September 19when a ball will bo given at their lodge room in Grand Army of the Ite- publlc headquarters , 114 and 118 rCorth Fif teenth street. These gatherings will be re membered by those -who attended them last year as most enjoyable. A largo turnout of members and their friends is expected. itev. ijusiavus xucierman. ai prvsenr. in charge of St. James * church , Chlcag-o , where he has been an assistant for two years , has accepted the charpo of St. Matthlu * church. South Tenth street , to take edect ou , or before November 1. Rev. Mr. Tuckermas is a Bostonlan by birth , connected with the old England families of that name , a praduateof Harvard-university and of ths Cambridge divinity school. Mr. TucVeiman has been a guest at Blshopthorpe this \veeH. Dr , Blrney cures catarrh , Bee bldgr Don't Cet lilted. The Omaha board of trade souvenir now being prepared will be the handsomest Illus trated work erer published in Omaha or the west , and the most complete and nccuratq In facts and fipurcs concerning Omaha's won derful growth and tha causes therefor. It will be published as scon ni thenecess.iry . co operation has been secured. The aentsof the enterprise are calllnjr upon the business men as fast as possible. "Wait until you see the board of trade souvenir , and do not confound - found itvlth other publications of a similar but Inferior nature. Dr. Birney cures catarrh , Bco bldgf , In answer to correspondents In anEnjrllsh paper for the ladies , Intending travelers or thl * country arc- warned not to try to veat out their old clothes while In America. "Jlr made powns In the modes of a post season ale not to be thought ofhileln America , where women dress veil. Not only do they biy good , suitable and fashionable clothes , but they understand exactly how to put them on and make It a matter of consequence to do so Dr. Birney cures catarrh , Bee bldg , TheMiwuri Valley tenn wsi at tha tour nament held at Maryvlll * , Mo , this wcclc. The first game resulted In tne followinir sewe : Maryvlllo S , Missouri "Valley 1. Seoond gamei Missouri Vulley 0SL Jno 1. ThoSt. Joe club is ono of the best atnatour U-ains In that part of the country , and It will to a bird tight for first money borvveeu it and tha MU- sourl Valley team. A 11 kinds of Irish lacoaroroinlngJnto favor , andbrittal dresses , for youthful ladles arc tnnimed effettirely In Limerick. ( J i pure and I'ointilo ( Jeacharo bvco moans gone oat , ' 40 horribly ha we they been laiiUlud that a ue'.v . favorite will be guulywelcomed. . j MASTERS OF TBililfflfC HE ! Old-Tims and Military iTelesrapbra to Meet ia Kansas Oitj. THE OBJECTS OF BOTHi ORGANIZATIONS , Onmlu Sends * tiirge Delegation to the Meetings of lie Societies Important Kuslr c to Bo Transacted. Two of th most important associations at telegraphers are to meet In annual conven tion at Kansas CHr on Monday and Tuesday Tiext. These are the Society of the United States military telegraph en and the Old- Time telegraphers' association. Tne first of tbcse is composed entirely of operators who served in the military tele- praph corps daring the civil -war. it was formed a number of years afro for VXYO pur poses , fraternal greeting aad the securing from congress of some recojnitlon of their services. This latter effort was made for the reason that , while many of the military teleg raphers diet most valiant service during the rebellion , there Is no official record of their work. Most of them were volunteers , \rerfl nerer mustered in or out of the sen-Ice. This natter has been , urged by the society for a number of years and a bill has passed the lower house ofconzress recognizing the services of the members of the society and ran king them. Closely allied to this society is the Old- Time telegraphers' association , composed of operators who were In active work at their calling prior to 1WJ7. This association has many of tlio members of the military Uue- grapbers society. At the coming meeting the constitution of this ns ? eintion will probablj bo changed to admit all operators who have been twenty- one years in active service. Mr. L. H. Korty , superintendent of tele- craph of the Union Pacific and Mr. E. Rosewater - water , editor of Tun EKE , aretwoof Omaha's members of the Military telefmiphers' soci ety , while there is a lard1 number of mem- lxrs ? of the Old-time tolarmpaors1 association in the city , many of whom are not now en- gaped in active telegraph work. Among these are : L. M. liheom. manager of tha American dUtricttPlegraoh Byron Keedwho Avas an operator before manv of the -old-timers were bom ; John A. Creirtiton , who was manager of the Helena ofllcc in the early < lay.- > ; Prank Lchmer , now with S. P. Morse ; .U. C. Xichols. of .Nichols Brothers & Ball ; U. B. Havens , coal dealer ; E , L. Arm- strouc , of the acrictiltnral Implement firm of Armstrong & Go. ; Luther Drake , of th" Mer chants' Xatlona.1 bank ; Flemon Drake , of the telephone exchange ; Prank Burlclev , Fred If ye , Conrt Carrier , T. H. Fonda , Dan Far- rcll. "R R. Kitchie. Of the old-timers in active service there arc J. J. Dickey , C. B. Horton , L. H. Korty and George Gardner Omaha will send a delegation of twenty to the meetings of these societies. Those \vho have already decided to Attend are : L. II. Korty and wife , S. M.'IUwein and wife , E. Kosewater and daughter ; C B Horton and wife. S. B. Ivnnpp and" Iwlfe. T. H. Fouda , Frank Lchmer , George Gardner , W. S. Dimmick and wife. They will leave Omaha tonight , returning Wednesday , _ Dr. Blrtiey euros caUucrh , Bco Li SPWHTIN'O X A Blfj Ton. rnamenfc for October. Frank Parmelee , onsi of the best knows and Held shots intho trap country , In con junction with W. E , Nasoatinother prominent shot and follower nf field sports , are perfecting arrangements far a , grand trap shooting tournament to be held at the fair grounds in this city < ja October 'ii , and S3 and 'J4. That the affair will be a splendid success there can be n6 doubt , when the thor ough way in which its projectors are going : at it is taken into consideration. 'They are both gentlemen of experience and \vide- acquaint ance among the shooting fraternity abroad ind Trill have many of the most famous shots n the country here. There will be from SJOO lo 500 added money to the various purges , something that has never been done at any of the tournament ; here and something that is absolutely necessary to induce the attendance of shooters from a long distance. A fine lot , embracing1 several thous and , of live pipeons have been cup-aged , and while tnere will be auy quantity of tar- pet shooting , live biros win furnish the bulk of the sport. The tourney will be conducted on a strictly first-class basis , with all details systematically cared for. A 100 live bird match race betiveen FrauK I'annclee of this city , Charlie Bndd of Des Moinea and Cham pion "Elliott qC ICans.iy City , is among the probable especial attractions. lianlan , Hariim anil Teeiner. Mr. J. F. Callca , who htti had Hanlan and Teetncr in hand for an inland trip , was in the city yejterday , and said all thn talk about Gaudaar of St. Louis wanting to row Hanlan was bosh. About Hamra , who Is posing Gaudaur's lackey , he displayed a $250 draft In Kansas City and got a free notice in the Kan sas City Glebe by his expresses intention of making a race with Hanlan aad Gaudaur. Hanlaa's manager , with all the funds for a $1OOO purse , went to the Globe oinc.-e to get the articles signed , out Mr. ftamm did not show up. Messenger boys were sent out to all resorts for Hamm , and after tniUnlpht , it was found he .had sneaked ort of the city rhile parties were aivattinshis self-appointed meeting. Callen says that In the condition Hanhn is at present there Is not a man Inr the world - ho can beat him any raw with a turn in it. He Is rowing : faster and is in better form than ever he was in hU life. He is going to ro-.v John Tecmer in Toronto bay next month. If any one has any chance to boat Hanlan at present it Is JoUn Teeiner In n straight dash , but Hanlan caa mike two lengths on any sculler in the -world , with his A State Cfmrslnsi A number of local enthusiasts , together with several membersof the Arnorictin Cours ing association , are contemplating the hold ing of a state coursinjr meet somewhere in the interior. Dr. Invin Koyce of Topek.i , Ivan. , writes THE BEE "that there I * a sufil- cient number of enthusiastic greyhound men throughout the eastern portion of the state alone to make an undoubted. success of the enterprise with very tri iliig espjnse. Their are dozens of good , fast greyhounds and hundreds and hundreds rd jacks. " The project is a uortbj/.one and certainly easy of accomplishment. , meeting should be called for some central point , organization effected and a committee' appointed and sent out tosecure the ground * ) . * ' 'There ' should be a tract of several seetirtndB of pasture lands , adjacuit tosometrooJtofvivaud easily acces sible by rail. The land owner * ' permission to raise th ? bottom vrlre Bf the bnrb forms , and to open caps at rWlbnablo distances , should then be secured , aril all that would remain to be done wouU be to get up yonr jack ? , slip your dops , and let them po. The doctor thinks arrangetrjsvts could bo inado within thirty days , and a tneetlnsr flsed fora bout October 12 , and nrprl's Omaha pcntlemeu who arc Interested In tMyfctiort to coratnual- cate with him at Topcka' without delay. ni the Whod. Captain Emerioa is fspected homo In a few days , Tha track at the fair grounds makes a ranch better tralninc cour thin- the Broadway pavement , and the boys show It in their tiding. Porterfield and Holton are attending ; the Peorla. Ill , tournament. The hill chmMn ? contest on Davenpor street and the r > ad nee to Florence and re turn next Saturlav afternoon will opan f ' Omaha wheel club's bccona annual tourni menL The Ion tern rira < 3 will bo the event of th" day and there ivill be Eom lively compotitioi for (5 ( F" . Bplneter'i niejul for the finest den-orated who l. Tim procession will start from the club hcnse at 7 : 'M p. m. I'eabodjr made a very fast quarter at tin fjir grounds tmrlt the other day and h.i admirers are confident that be will ndu In iu- cell 'nt form In next week's races. JCow that RoeJer i Bell have control of the Coliseum the new management should arnursre to trlve some peed races this -winter thitthe lovers of cycling could patronize without feeling that they ore bo Ing in-ladled. Mr. Erldpnian , a well known cycler from Chicago , has been la th city all week. Claude King , of that sprightly little Den ver sheet , the Sporta Afield , was a caller at Lbe club several tlme during the week. E.B. Smith and \V. H Head entertained select coterie at Herd's Sunday evening. Mr. Head , who , by the way , Is one of the oldest and best riders of the Omaha c > ub , left for the cast a few days since. Frank Spooner has loxvc-m ! tie twenty 1i four-hour 1 record , and it will probably remain where 1t It Is fur some time , unless .Frank takes another \vhack at It. U now stands 8 * mile * . Meyers beat Spooncr's record last year fourteen miles , but now Spooner cornea 1 back nt him with thirteen better. Trunk has demonstrated beyond n perudvcnturo I hit ho is the beat loup-dljtancc rider In .Arat rioi. Following arc the runt laid out for tin1 bal ance of Setitomber : This morning9:80 : Solcmon's farm and return , distance four relies. This afternoon , with the Apollos Fort Omaha , nine miles. On the 17th , a series of exercise runs from the club house. On the ISth , 7 p. m. , grand lantern parade. On Sunday , the 21st , short runs for vlaltlnir wdcelmen. On the ' _ ' 4th , 7X : p. m. , Council Bluffs , and on the 25th , 4:80 a. m. , Joint cen tury run with the Apollo club. Dr. Birney cures catarrh , Bco bldff. AMUSEMENTS. ( SUN1JAY. ) MONDAY TUESDA Y , WEDXESDA Y DENMAN THOMPSONS FAMOUS THE DLD HOMESTEAD Regular Prices. Stats are now on sal ? . Secure them early. ' Qpzra BOVB i THEEE X1G1ITS , COXM EXC1XG Thursday , Sept. rSlh , THE GREAT ROMANTIC ACTOR. ROBERT MANTELL UXDEH THE MA.VAGr.MEXT OE AUGUSTUS PiTOU. In a Masnificeni Sp "ctacular Prodnctlon of * CORSKAN 7 Presented witli handsome new scenery , cos tumes properties , furniture , 1rlcks.trups , ilsfonsvampire and other mcchnnlcnJ effect * Suleof tcatswill commrnencc Wednesday niorulns at resuhr prices. COMING TO OMfflffi The Ore at , i m if The Grand , Colossal Amusement Event of the Season , h. - d y M CAPTAIN STUBBS , \X\x- The neknowledsr-d charaolon all around Miot of the world , us- minted liy trlbesof blniUftcdind war-pal ntcd Indian * , sUllful Con hoys of thnplifn > .Mexlcuns aurt 51e\1c.in Vaccaqiiero * with wild and trained lior > es , etc. , rendering reillite ! scones of tht wild wost. A nio t thrill In ; and excitluR ciblbitluu. Base Ball Park , Omaha. Itcmembcr one exhibition only , September ijth , iSgo Uuuiiicnclnj at 2'tO : p. m. AdmU = ljni" ? ; Children under J years ot ue THE WILD WEST Co. . rroprlclors. J BV. . llEXSEiSEV , Jlanajcr. KuiOV , lluslncas Manager. Our nevr style Bifocal Spoctaclts and Ej-e Glasses especially suitable for Husincas Men , Teachers and I'ublio Sj > eakers. Artificial Eyes , stock , Se- sent to cusS - S r ta'lpa flttoa a ccrutely. Per- b j'tiattcnttoa to cu&tonicre. 1 M. RUDDY , Practical Optician , 211 S. 13thSt , N'axtBjyJ's Ops-a'1 3 m , 14O9 Douglas . What is CHICAOO STLOUIS a . OMAHA DENVER STPAUL CINNAT1 MINNEAPOLIS INDIAKAPOtH AMD Ot * ! " * , OU are welcome to it A Listen ! Many men are puzzled by our , low prices for superior MADE TO ORDER GARME.VTS , , . $20 to $30 Suits and Overcoats , . to $ S Trousers. Those who don't know us better , think there is a trade secretabout it , but there isn't. It's simply this ( we're glad to have you know it , the wider it's known the better for us. ) Here is the secret ; it's taken 25 years of hard labor to develop it , you can do the same if you're young enough and strong enough. i. We have built up as you have doubtless heard large and busy tailor stores in nearly e very principal city in America 2. We buy shrewdly , for cash , in the best home and foreign rnarts , of the best low and high grade materials , and an unusu al variety required to supply onrmany stores. 3. Our prices are regulated by the lowest possible cost , and based upon a big business , spot cash , and a small profit. 4.We put the best tailoring in this country at your service at saving prices , * There's no secret in it. It's simply 25 years of labor in the right direction. Trousers $5 to . $15. Suits $20 to $60. Ottercoais $ lS to $60. NICOLL the TAILOR _ 1409 Douglas St , AMUSEMENTS. GRHND-To-Night SUNDAY SEPT. U. TfiK STIPE ( MM BOMP'T ' IX "The Chimes of Normandy. " Tbls enticement Is for eight nights , Including Fat urday JJatlnee. Changeof bill cacli night. F OPULAR PRIOBL © . Reserved Scats , . 2jc,3jc and joe. HOX OFFICE OPEN AITER 10 A. M. DIME EDEN MUSEE. WILLLAWLER , MANAGER. Corner nth and Par HUM. Streets , Omaha , Neb. WEIEIK OF SEPT. 1STH. THE WONDER OP THE RGE , A Dog that can Read , Spell. Count and Play High Vive. LJTTL B. KITTIE. BINOHAM. The Child Artiste 211 her masterly imdcrsonation of The Swell Young Afan of the period. Bella lremant the Facial Aarlist , in Satires sn the Human. DcDanu , Juggling. Binghani's Woodca-IIcad Family. .Manning , Magic and Ltgcrdcrmain. 7-EXHIBITION' DEPAR TMENTS- ? Friday , Ladies' Day. - Saturday , Children's Day. ONE DIME ADMITS TO ALL.