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ASTON1H DVORAK IN OSIAI1AI Eomethlng About the Eminent Oomposer and Ilia Achievements. DOINGS IN THE CIRCLES OF THE SWELLS Air , mid . .Mm.V. . 8. ropplBton Utro the jflr- ' . immune I'nrty at the HP OII Sur- jirlfliMl rrlrntU Hop nt lltA'i > st C'lnit of .September I > HJ . Dr. Antonin Dvorak.Mrs. Dvorak and Prof. Joseph ituvarikof the faculty of the National Conservatory of Muslo , arrived In Omaha yesterday morning and are the tuosls of Mr. ICdwnrd Hosowatcr. The distinguished composer whoso works liavo created so grant an Impression In the musical world , and his traveling companions , wcro met nt Council Bluffs hy ii delegation of Hohcmlnn citizens , lironilncnt among them being : Mr. John Hoslcky , editor of the I'okrok Xapadu , Thomas Capok of the Bohemian Volco , 11 V. Mislovsky ( , John J. Heller , M. Urbanok , P. J. Kaspar , H. H. txitovsky , > V , U Vodlca , ana oicortod to this city whcro the delegation was joined hy Father Vrunok , V , W. Hand- hancr. J. H. Jlclnsky and Kil Fishier , who welcomed the distinguished party In a fraternal manner. After a short Interchange of pleasant greetings the party was driven to the house of thu host , whcro the doctor rested until 3 o'clock when ho was taken on n drive about the city , a visit being maito to the smelting works and other show places. Moderately tail , heavy set , but not Inclined to stoutness , Dr. Dvorak would at once impress the spec- tatoras belli ) ; much above the ordinary. Ho has a mncnlllccntly shaped head , fringed with dark hair now nipully turning to gray , with n pronounced tendency to baldness. His deep sot oycs give ono tlio Impression of n melancholy disposition , although fre quently they llchl up when the composer Is particularly Interested , changing the whole expression of the deeply seamed face into that of another person entirely. Uotlrlng in manners , quit-it In movement ami forcible in expression liu is n typical representative of the nation which honors him as one of her indst brilliant sons. * Speaking of his summer spent at Splllr villo , la. , Dr. Dvoraksald the greatest draw back to thu place was the lack of a respect able piano , but having none other ho wna compelled to usu the rattletrap excuse for n pianoforte found In the village which Is sit uated three miles from a railroad. Last evening Dr. Dvornlc and party wore pleasantly surprised by thu Uuhcmian band playing thrco selections , "My Country 'Tis of Theo" and two Bohemian hymns , which carried thu doctor back to his boyhood and native town. After the selections the pqnllo- . men wore presented to the aml'icnt musician nud composer. Tills morning ho will attend St.-Wcnecslaus church , Md ! South Four teenth street , and dine with Father Vranok. In the aflornoon , as indicated above , Dr , Dvorak will meet his countrymen at Motz's hall at H:30 : o'clock. It Is to bo rcgroltcd that an Informal reception of the musical colony cannot bo arranged , but the doctor's unexpected visit and his early departure will probably Interfere with any arrangement looKlng to a meeting with his musical I'rluuds made through the strength of his com positions. This afternoon an informal reception will bo tendered the doctor and his associates at Motz hall , by the Bohemians ot t'ho city. As ho dislikes shnw and la averse to anything elaborate the entertainment planned for today will be an exceedingly quiet affair , although a llttlo music ! will bo rendered to somewhat enliven the occasion. Previous to the social Dr. Dvorak will bo driven to the park and about the town that no may form an ilmprcssion of what western cities are like. Monday evening Dr. Dvorak and party will leave for St. Paul on a continuation of their summer trip. Dr. Dvorak , the "r" in the Bohemian lan guage being pronounced like "zak , " 1,3 nearly as can bo Indicated In the.Kngllsh . , is ono of the four greatest living composers , the I . , others being Gounod , Brahms nnu Tsolrol- 11. kowsKy. The story of Dr. Dvorak's life is tinged -,71th u romance that makes its perusal peculiarly pleasant in this ago of high average talent and prosaic ploddimr , as ono of his IntlniRS wrote not so very long ugo , when thu musical world learned of Dr. Dvorak's determination to shako the dust of the old world from his feet and turn his 'eyes toward the west and its dawning groat- ncsj. ncsj.Ttio Ttio eminent musical critic of the New York Tribune , Henry E. Krohbid. writing of Antonin Dvorak , says : ' 'The fate which pave to the world 11 composer of music ; robbed Bohemia of a butcher , " and then proceeds to tell a wonderfully interesting story of the life oL Omaha's distinguished guest of today. To rohcarsa this story , which is one of manifest destiny , of signal triumph over obstacle and environment , stimulates hope , reanimates ambition and is n profound object lesson to the struggling youth of not only America , but of the world. The deep import of Mr. Kruhulol's rather amusing sentence Is found In the fact that Franz Dvorak , father of Antonin , was the village innkeeper at frclahozuvcs ( Muhl- hauscn ) and his ambition touching his son ran no higher than to uringliim up so that ho might take his place in what seonwd the natural line of succession. In forming this resolve , which was broken down only after u long struggle , the fathorshovred no appre ciation of the extent of character of his sou's musical gifts. But u Juvo for music and a certain aptitude in the prac tice of the art are the birth right of every Bohemian , and so the father gradually softened toward ihoideaof n musical career for the boy and eventually became enthusiastic over the success of the son , Over a century ago Dr. Burnoy wrote : "I had been frequently told that the Bohemians were the most musical people of Germany , or , perhaps , of nil Europe , nnd un eminent Gorman composer , now in London , had de clared to mo that If they enjoyed the same advantages as the Italians they would excel them. " And the reason for this pro-cmiiienco in music which Dr. Uurnoy suggests In his writing was.found by him later on when ho visited C/.jiHlin : , Hera was a school full of "llttlo children of both sexes from 0 to 10 or 11 yours old , who were reading , writing , playing on violins , hautboys , bassoons and other Instruments. " Ami It was the village schoolmaster at Nclahozovcs who taught Dvorak to play the violin nud to slug , prob ably with no greater expectations than those aroused by the score of the boy's school mates , though it was noted afterwards that Antouln had botruycd moru than common in- tnrcst when the itinerant musicians en livened the church holidays by playing at his father's inn , Before ho was 12 Dvorak could Join In the blowings it ml scrapings of thcso wandering musicians and allowed remarkable ability in technique and tempo. In IBftU Autonin Dvorak wus sent to school at Xlonitz , where un organist taught him Dla llttlo theory and introduced his hands to the keyboard of u pianoforte and the organ , This Instruction ended after two years his father removing to Zlonltz ami sending the lad to a moro advanced school at ICamnltz , where his mind was w > receive its final polish and whcro In particular ho was to acquire the German language , in obedluuco to the law of the Intnl. - It wus while ho was nt ICunmltz that ho first began to exhibit his skill as a composer. Kroh- blol says that ho had "not yet won bis father's ' consent to follow muslcmaklug rather than sansagemnklngfornllviug. Koturued to the paternal Inn with its obligate abattoir at Xlonitz ho surprised ire his tathcr bv pro ducing thu orchestral ' oH score of a 'polka , winch ho proudly placed in thu hands of the convenient buna for performance. It wus Indeed n surprise. Instead of the expected harmonica the ' young composer' * ears were assaulted by fearful discords , due to the circumstance that the trumpets played 10d. fourth higher than thu harmony permitted , Trumpets are transposing instruments , but Antonin did not know that ( act and hud written his muslo for them In the key that lie expected to hear , " itol In 1B57 Dvorak entered the organ school > maintained by thu Society for ICcclcslustleal Mualo tit Prague , keeping himself ulivo by playing the violuu in u bund of eighteen or twenty men who regaled thu frequenters of cafes and other publiu resorts with popular' dances , rolr-currels and uvcrtuir * . As yet the young roan had not earned his futher'u sanction to Irayo thu abattoir for thu com- : jx > or'i doiuuiu. In 1603 it Bohotuiau theater opened In Prague and the band of which Dvorak was n member furnished the music. It Is said to have been n very modest beginning but It mailo n potrorful Impression upon the patriotism ol the Czechs ami later developed into the National theater. The change was n stepping stone to the hard- pushed , greatly buffeted boy , and nn Intro duction to Karl Bendl , then nn ndmlrablo composer , paved the way for glorious results. In ISfti ho began to compose In the higher forms , producing n quintet for strings that year , finishing two symphonies before 1803 , nnd trying his 'prentice hand on nn oporn. But these ho did not exploit until IStn , when , having received an appointment ns organist nt St. Adalbert' * church , ho quit playing In theatrical bands , married , nnd celebrated the dawn of n bolter day by writing the music for n cantata entitled. "Tho Heirs of the Whlto Mountains. " This was followed by symphonies , scherzos , until Prague , over prompt to recognize genius , looked upon this young man of 3 as u possible peer to any of Bohemia's favorite sons , ami they are many. bo his life llowed on , his nttontlon being given up entirely to composition , playing the organ now and then to rest his Titanic , mind. But the time had come for the Czech to show himself to the world. His years Of absolute want , of Indomitable energy nnd grand solf-sucrlflco wore about to receive thelrroward. In thocontrolof the Austrian Ministry of Education there Is n fund for the encouragement of musical composers. This Is doled out In stipends , the merit of appli cants being passed on by n commission ap pointed for that purpose. ' Dvorak sent to Vienna n symphony nnd his opera , " ' 1 ho King and the Collier , " suggested by Wag ner's "Dlo Molstersingcr , " nnd received n grant of $100. The next year ho tried again and though his thesis consisted of his now celebrated "Stabat Mator" and n now opera , "Wanda , " nothing came of the application. On March 10 , 1883 , the Ix > ndon Musical society performed the ' 'Stabat Mater , " which received not so much ns n kroutzcr from the Austrian government and made a veritable sensation , which was Intcnsltled by n repetition under the direction of the composer throe days later , and a perform- mice nt the Worcester festival In 1834. Ho now became the prophet of the English choral festivals. Birmingham he composed , in 18W , "Tho Spcctro Bride ; " for Leeds , In 1880 , "St. Ludmllla1' ; ' for Birmingham , In 1891. the "Requiem Mass , " which last work was produced in Now York and Cincinnati within six months of its first performance In England , And so his fame has Increased , crowned when n i'cnrago ho signed n con tract to perform the functions of director of the National Conservatory of Music , of which Mrs. Jcauuctto Thurbcr Is president , ' forthree year's'nt a salary of 815,000 a year. To form a Just estimate of Antonin Dvorak's works nil must bo hoard under surroundings of exceptional character else the beauty and oftlmcs sublimity of his writIngs - Ings are gone. Ills fund of melodic ideas has been very largo and , ho ras n.ndd ad mirable use of the airs and rhythms of the Slavs which ho. has handled with consummate skill. Throughout his wide work Dvorak has cast hfs music in clear , symmetrical and engaging forms nnd has shown upon many an occasion a brilliant mastery of the orchestral palette. Dvorak's folk songs turn attention to the wealth of 'material which lies underneath our soil , which Is distinctive in every move ment and every line ortd yet which has never been assayed to any great extent , the folk songs of thb Omaha Indians. What a great triumph it would bo for this guest of Oin.ih.a to put in some enduring way these songs of which ono reads sometimes but knows so little , and ( hat llttlo only traditional. Dvorak's .now opera "DiniltnJ , " with Its wealth of Slavonic music and its massive revolving - volving pictures , which made so profound an impression in Europe , will undoubtedly .bo heard in New York before long , and as It abounds in magnificent melodies and a lovely series of siago pictures it will undoubtedly duplicate its success abroad , particularly ns if will be under the personal direction of the composer himself. Autonin Dvorak Is an exceedingly modest nnd withal charming man to meet socially. Ho abhors "fuss and feathers" and enjoys n quiet chatpvor the past moro than attend ing a brilliant reception whcro ho would bo the lion of the occasion. Particular interest attaches to thisyis t of the ( doctor's to Omaha , as ho will "cole- bra to his birthday almost witliln the confines of thu metropolis , being fti ! years old on next Friday , having boon born September 8.18J1 , Just six mouths later than his host. Mr. Ed- ward Uosevvater , and within six miles of the 'laltcr's birthplace. Prof. Joaopli Ifovarlk , who is Dr. Dvorak'a traveling companion , Is an American by birth , though of Bohemian parentage. Ho is a well known v'olin vituoso , having been hi Omtiha with Herr Soldi when that talented director made his western tour Prof. ICovarik is like his moro famous asso ciate , a very quiet and unassuming.voung man but with ability of n high order , holdln ; ; ns ho docs ono of Iho leading professorships | i ho National Conservatory of Music. Opening r OmitiiH ] : AcudtMiiy or Prospects for the Omaha Academy ot Fine Arts , wlnchjjogins its fall and winter tern Monday morning at 9 o'clock , were never brighter than this year. Mr. Wallace has been the recipient of many letters from prospective pupils and the school will open with a larger membership than ever before. The work of the school last year was so thorough and tha bonuilts'so vast thai the academy has moro than a state reputation , won by the hard and conscien tious work of the director , .1 , Laurie Wal lace. lace.Closo Close study of the molhods followed by Iho school shows that Iho work accomplished is quite on a piano with schools much older In years and having greater facilities for hard work. Tlio objects of the school nro tola In the circular sent out by Mr. Wallace : "To afford facilities niut Instruction of tlio highest order to those persons of both sexes who In tend making painting or sculpture tholr pro fession. Secondarily , to extend as far as possible the same bciiolits , as n foundation to engravers , die sinkers , illustrators , dec orators , wood carvers , stonecutters , litho graphers , photographers , etc. Lastly , to , let amateurs prollt by the same facilities. " The course of study Is believed to boas thorough ns that of any other existing school. Its basis is the nude human figure. " The accommodations uro all that could bo desired. Students have free ac cess to the Liningor galler.v and the best art Journals of the two continents. A course of six or moro lectures on per spective and composition will bo given r3 the director , beginning about the middle 3 rr. January students admltlcd froo. Mr. Walton will begin n course of lectures r.y artistic anatomy and expression in January students admitted free. . A sketch class takes place dally from 4 to 5 p. m. , and Is of especial Importance In educating the student to comprehend the effects and analyze , the causes rapidly , thus acquiring direct and rapid execution ; for using the privileges of this class , persons other than ncademy students will be charged > per month. Tliore will be an exhibition of students' work nt the end of tlio season , und prizes will bo awarded for excellence , Tlio school Is under the general direction of the Western Art association , of which Hon. George W. Linlnger is president , the hearty support given the school by Mr. Linlnger being nn earnest of Us thoroughness. Of Mr. Wallace , who has tlio honor of having the oi.ly picture. In the fa I lory of line arts at the World's fair for this section , the Illustrated Graphic of Clilcairo says : "That westward the star of art as well as of empire is tailing Its way Is exeinplilleit In the career of J. Laurie Wallace , now direc ! tor of the Omaha Academy of Fine Arjts , Ho was born in Portrush , Ireland , July i'l ) , 1804 , of t-'cotch i w run is , and lived In Scot land until 4 years of age , when the family If : emigrated to America , bottling In Philadel phia. Having from his earliest recollection had n UUImr for art , after graduating from the high school ho entered the school of tbo Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts , much | ugaiust the wishes of his parents , who wished him to study for thu ministry. lie remained two years In Iho nuadoiu.v. studying under Christian Schuessello and Thomas lialilns. Thu lattei' was impressed with the young man's ability and appointed him nn Instructor in the Hchcol. In 1SS1 heel rcslgmU uis position In order in travel through Mexico , Now Mexico , Texas , Col orado nml other portions of tnu west , spend ing two years in this way , painting numer ous portruitH of western celebrities and cat tle kings , Ho lived Iho free , wild life of itoJ cowboy , and relinquished it only when called homo upon the death of hit father. Q"Whtlo In Philadelphia at this lime ho re ceived a call to teach in the Art institute of Chicago , which invitation ho accepted and mndo Chicago. hU home , for sis yean. Hero hu con lined himself nlmon ex clusively to portrait palming. It was ut tils uggostlon , nnd nldod by the efforts of the ate Henry Spread , that the present success , ul Chicago Society of Artists was organ- zed , of which body ho wna always rin active vorkor nnd zealous member. Ho served n * ircsldont of the organization , resigning In jrder to nccept the directorship of the Omaha Academy of Fine Arts , where ho Is low dolno work with gratifying results. Mr. Wallace Is n realist , whoso nlm Is to paint nature ns It nppcrs , subject to n wise selection nnd arrangement. An excellent example of his work In the line in which bo las been most successful Is the portrait of Irtmes W. Scott of the Chicago Heraldwhich s In the line arts section of the exposition , t has been stated that the portrait was Completed in an amazingly short space of line , although It bears few marks of mste. " Siirprl nl MlM Hook. There was n very Jolly crowd of young poole - > lo gathered nt the residence- Mr. II. Bcok n North Nineteenth street last Tuesday ovcnm ? , the occasion being n surprise for ils daughter Magpie. The young people not nt the residence of Miss Maggie FItz- mtrick and from there went to Mr. Beck's louse In n body. When the noise had subsided a largo can- vns was produced and the young men spread t over the carpets. Muslo was also taken ilong nnd the evening thoroughly enjoyed. At 11:80 : light refreshments wore aorvcd , nftor which dancing was resumed and kept up until early morning. Among those present were : The Misses Mnggio Beck. Mary 'Beck , Lulu Truckey , loslo Clark , Nona McEnory , Agglo Wilson , Uzzlo ' McEnery , Daisy McAvoy , Llzzlo Irk- linrl' , JennloFlanmigan , Lizzie Wilson , Annie Kelly , Margaret Cosgrovo. Nolllo IColloy. Lydn McArdlo , Nclllo McArdlo , Bertha Bauuier , Margaret Fitzpatrlck ; Emma SehneHor Mary Schneider of NebrahnClt.v ; Messrs. Diamond , Clarence Furay , George Kinney , Chnrllo Futny , Oscar Goodsoll , Frank Lovott , Arthur Songhrcy , Frank Klnnoy. Jack Schnoll , Ed Fitzpatrlck. Jack Kennedy , Jim Agnnn , Emmltt Mnlehcad , Joseph McDonough , Dan Hurley , Edward Whlto , Now York , Frank Clark , Hurtlott Smith , Jim Flanagan , Will Flanagan , Chris " ' Butler. ITIrAt Dnnco of tlio . . u. . . Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Poppleton enjoy the honor of having given the first dancing party of the season at their pretty homo on Georgia nvcnuo Tuesday evening. The house was gracefully decorated with flowers , while the Musical Union , under the stairs' In the hallway played , delightful rianco muslu for the young folks , who were out In great numbers. Adjoining the portico n largo tent had boon orentp ; ! , 'which was suggestive of an Imperial seraglio moro than anything else with its wealth of rugs nnd rtistio seats. Hero frappe was served , and throughout the evening the tent was an ob ject of charming Interest to the guests. Among the guests wcro : Miss Jordan , Miss Chambers , Miss Isaacs , Miss Kountzo and her guest , Mlfs Doss of St , Joseph , Miss Ghllcls of Boston , Miss Woolworth , Miss' Hughes , Miss Chandler , Miss Barker. Miss Anna Millnrd , Miss Mary Millard , Miss Pop- plolou , Miss Sears , Miss McIConna , Miss Kennedy , Mr. and Mrs. Hull , Mr. ana Mrs. Learned , Mr. nna Mrs. Victor Caldwcll , Mr. Arthur Smith , Mr. Warren Rogers , Mr. Clement Chase , Mr. Gannett , Mr. Herbert Rogers , Mr. Will Hogcrs , Iho Messrs. Kountze , Mr. Henrv Wyinan , Mr. Preston , Mr. Walter Smith , Mr. Tui-n'or.Mr. Walters' Mr. Dickey , Mr. Heed , Mr. Hobert Patrick , Mr. Crofuti , Mr. Mijrcor , Shrlners I'rujmru ti > Vult Chlon o. . The Shrlncp are becoming enthusiastic ever their proposed pilgrimage to Chicago , September 10. Mr. Frank Williams , who has the excursion in charge , returned from the World's fair Thursday , ! having made arrangements to lodge the excursionists i at the Great Eastern hotel , said lo bo the largest hotel In the world , situntbd at t St. Lawrence and Champlain nvcnuo and I Sixtieth and Sixty-first streets. The scope of the excursion has been considerably en larged , an Inyitation having been extended I to nil the blue lodge Masons in Iho city to Join Iho members of Tangier. But not con tent with this , Naja temple of Dcadwood I has also been invited to Join the wearers of II the fez of this city in their descent upon Chicago. Mr. Williams has secured a very favorable rate at tlio Great Eastern and 1 will , on Monday , commence booking for the trip , which is only .to coat $17.50 , includinc 3I lire admissions to the fair , ono admission to Buttalo Bill's show , and lodgings for a week ct the Great Eastern. It is not known what railroads will secure this business , but as it promises to bo the largest excursion out of Omaha this year , all tile passenzor agents are putting their best foot forward to secure Tangier temple. Hop ut tlxt I'ort. ' After the presentation of medals to the men ' of the Department of the Platte nt Bullevuo a delightful hop was given at Fort Omaha Thursday evening in honor of the visiting ofilcers. Colonel Bates nnd Mesdnmes Webster , Larson , Porter , Chrisman and Kollar received - coived the guests In the post theater.xvhich was prettily decorated for the occasion. Among those present wore : Major and Mrs. Worth , Major and Mrs. Dundy , Major and Mrs. Haliord , Captain nnd Mrs. Humphrey , Captain and Mrs. Guillfoil , Cap tain and Mrs. Kellur , Captain and Mrs. Waring , Captain nnd Mrs. Turner , Captain Kinzlo , Captain Cruwdor , Lieutenant and Mrs. Abercromblo , Lieutenant and Mrs. Chrisman , Lieutenant and Mrs. Van Lieu , Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Wheeler , Mrs. XCinzio , Mr. and Mrs. Uiall ; Lieutenants Quay , Wil son , Bookmillor , Hlncs , Prince , Powell , Dean , Marquardt , Gregg , Davis , Lalltto ; Misses Woolworth , uring , Aburorombio , Kinzlo , McClelland , Marshall , Dundy , Webster ; Messrs. Wilson , McDougnil , Hoth and Patrick. A 'lully-ilo 1'jrty. " Some of the members of Beacon Light lodge No. 10 , Independent Order Good Turn- plars , enjoyed a plonsant tally-ho ride Friday evening , their destination being Uichllold , a small village four miles below Pnpilllon. Tlio party luft Fortieth and Cuming streets nt 7 o'clock , arriving at Hichlleld at 10. After enjoying a splendid meeting refresh- incuts were served ul 11. The town clock was Just strliclng the midnight hour ns they turned homeward bound , and arrived at Iho starting point at Just ! iHU : Saturday morning. The following participated in the ride : Misses Bessie Harris , Lillian Sago , Mamie Gocrnu , Mao Shears , Edna Hanker , Messrs. George Andrew , Frank Hiitlcroth , Edwin Olllver , Fred Goertio , Hal Howes , Walter Banker , William Barton. M3H | ISruwii ICntiirtnliiH. Miss Edna Brown gave a surprise party Wednesday ovenintr , the occasion being the birthday of her brother , Cameron , Tha lawn was prettily arranged with Chinese lanterns , and ihu young hostess proved herself entirely equal to the 'occa sion , entertaining the youngsters in truly matronly style , nnd it is sifo ; to say thai n happier lot ot boys nnd girls , taking their ages into count , have not been together for fomo timn. After various games were in dulged In , delicious refreshments , were served to the following : Misses Marty , Alien Helns , Ada Tucker , Cnrrlo MIdgoly , Tlllio Ulaok and Tillio Schoonl ? ; Masters Danny Demise. Gcon/o HItigor , Albert Gold- amllh , Artie Falconer , Earl Horricker , liar- man Dreifus and Cameron nnd Uuvrenco Brown. Iluiiullt fur M. iMtlivrlno. A concert for the hcnullt of St , Catherine's chapel , bisters of Mercy , will bo given ut Boyd'st now theater on Thursday evening , the -1st lusl. 'Iho society has been fortu nate in securing the services of the eminent young violinist , Mr. Uiuls Heck , Jr. , recently from thu Boyal conservatory of Berlin , Ger many. Mr. Heck ha * appeared in many of the leading cities of this country and has re ceived the highest praise from the press and people. The society will also have the assistance of Omuha'd best musical talent. The pro- er.un for the evening's entertainment will nppear in these columns later. As it U in a most worthy cause , Boyd's * should bo crowded to the doors. An KnjuyiiblK .Mnnlonlc , Mr. ami Mrs. J , W. Grlftllhs gave an enJoyable - Joyablo nuiblcale nl thulr beautiful home last Monday evening , The program included u violin solo by Mr. Silver , vocal tolos bv Miss Burns , Mr. Koblnson , Mr. Packard and Mlsi Punnock. Among those present were : Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Packard ; Mr. ami Mrs. Gambia , Miss Gamble , Mr. and Mrs. Patter- sou , Mr. and Mm. Montgomery , Mr. and Mrs. Richardson , Mr. ana Mrs. Bums and Miss Bums. Mr. and MM. Stlgcr , Mrs. Pou > nock and Miss Pcnnock , Mrs. Stobblus , Mrs. Conner , Ned Stlgcr , Mr. and Mrs. ivcs. Events of the Pdat Week In Danish , Swedish and Norwegian Circles. * f i DEATH OF OLl/F / BANG , THE DRUGGIST Sltotch of the I > rQciiir < l Oniilult llrothcr- lined Its Vriliptrllf nnd Numerical i Other l.ocM Soclnllon Uotftlp n\A ) Urnarnt Now * . M. O. Bang ; the Danish druggist , died last Friday. Mr. Bang was born In Denmark on the Sjcllnnd Island In 1830. Ho received his education nt the Kosklldo college , and then became Inspector of the largo estates , Saby- gnard and Swanholm. A .few years later ho married nnd wont to Sweden , whcro ho bought a largo country property , of which ho took the management himself. Mr. Bang was cashier of lodge No. 10 of the Danish Brotherhood of Omaha , a secret society of which ho was ono of the founders. Ono of the largest and most prosperous of all the Danish societies In this country Is the Danish Brotherhood , whloh was founded hero In Omaha some cloven years ngo , nnd now has two lodges , No. 1 nnd No. 10 , in this city. The brotherhood has lodges In most of the larger Danish settlements In the northern states from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean. The ' 'Mrholo membership of these lodges Is moro than 4,000 people , nnd they represent n capital of several million dollars. j'roHjicrlty of the Original. Mark Ilanscu , the former proprietor ot the Danish Pioneer , was ono of the founders ot ! ledge No. 1 , which now has about ! iX ( ) members. Ledge No. 11) ) . that has its head quarters in the same building as No. 1 on Douglas Btrcot , has over 1)00 ) members. Mr. Itasmus Nielsen is president of No. 1 , Mr. Hanson of No. 10. The lodges are in possession of a line assembly hall and two beautiful banners , ilomito.l lo Iho brotherhood by the Danish ladles of Omaha. The lodges also have a largo library , containing the best works of classic nnd modern Scandinavian poetry und fiction. The now Danish cometory. lying northwest of Omaha , is furthermore Iho properly of ilia Omaha lodges of Iho Danish Brotherhood. The grand ledge of the order isol sltualod at Chicago , but the grand chief of the brotherhood , Mr. Johnson , lives in Omaha. Inclose-connection with tlio brother hood is the Danish Sisterhood , n secret so ciety ! of mutual benefit. , formed by Danish women. The Danish Brotherhood was founded with Iho intention to help its mem fic in every way , getting work for the un employed , caring for the sick nnd poor and loaning money to these that needed It , In brief , to do the work of the good Samaritan atnjng those that wore fortunate enough to belong to this benevolent society. A mighty upolauso shook the house when the picture of the Viking shin appeared among Prof. Abl's 'Views al the Farnam Strcot tlieater lasl Sunday. There wcro probably many Scandinavians in Iho theater aud they took thisttpportunily to show tholr admiration for tlio bravo little crew lhal navigaled so cleverly ihal old-stylish , prlmi- llvo vessel through Iho dangerous waves of the Atlantic ocoau.F A The Viking ship Kt the' World's fair , with its carved dragonhoasls. Its eay striped sails and sparkling bronco'shields at the railing , is a truu imilaliou pf-nn old Norwegian war ship found in a dildli'ln Norway. Lolf den Lykkeliiro and Erik den llodo , llijj Scandi- imvliin riisr'nvnrni'.i'nf'1 America'crossed the ocean in ships that Avoro of the same con struction and but vcrrlil : lo larger Ihan the tiny Viking ship al the World's fair. o. Tliny Own Wnflhtugton Mull. The Danish nssabiatlqn of Ihls city can boasl of hnving onuH f tlio largest and finest of the many halls juUOmaha. Washington hall , as It is called In memory of the father of this country , Is decorated- light colors and ha ? a balcony with a bcantlfuiraillng : of brass and wrought Iron-tho ; floor is bright ns a ' mirror and Iho sqmirqjorni of Ihe hall 1 mak'cs it a delightfuTpliice for oven u largo 1f crowd to dance in. The seating capacity of the hall is over 800 and as it has .1 line stage it is very often used as an opera house. The | i stage is somewhat lacking cf good top light , and lias only : i small collection of wings and 1 drops , but the hall committee of the Danish ' association's , talking about furnishing the stage wilh'a now out lit of ilno decoralions and when this is properly done the Danes will hnyo an opera house that will compare favorably with the American Omaha thea- ' lers. j lers.Tho dramatic association Dagmar j played last week "A Foolish Girl , " by Erik ; Boign , at Washington hall. The play was given us a bcuollt lo Iho popular conicaian , Mr. Fred Jucobscn. The Danish Alhletlo club of Omaha Intends - tends in the near future to give n private performance to nn Invited audience. A largo number of people would take great In terest In seeing some of thu marvelous exer cises that the Danish athletes have mas tered under the skillful tuition of their leader , Air. Nygaard. Mr. Follman , the well known foreman at Iho Danish Pioneer prlntinp ofllco , cele brated his Both anniversary lust week. The composing room was finely decorated with ( lowers and bunting , u song was made for the OLVasion by F. Jacobscn. and speeches of congratulation delivered by the compositors to the popular loreman. Refreshments wore plenty and a good time enjoyed by every body. Mr. Heinso was la Omaha last week on a business trip. lie said that he intended to rent -houso at Florence , uni ? his many friends hero will bo glad to know that the old ' popular author will live so near Omahn. Mr. Voight , formerly a merchant tailor i.if Kansas City , is now employed In this city. ifo Count Leo 'lolstol's famous novel , ' 'Tho ICreutzer Sonata , " has boon translated into Danish by Mr. II. Shell of this city. The translation is douo vury tastefully , and tlio somewhat forcible language and abrupt sen tences of the original have been rendered very correctly In the Danish translation. Air. Fred Jacobson , the young tailor from Council Bluffs , who has spent his vacation with his folks al Grand Island and Dunne- lirojf , Nob. , will return to Council Bluffs next : week. Mr. John Peterson , a prominent Swcdo from Espluml Skogan , Chrlstlania Lon , who is an American cilUeu and used to llvo hero in Omaha , returned last week from his. na tive country. ; Mr. Wlnturlich , an inventor living In South Omaha , has now u chance to sell his I last Invention , mi ingenious lire alarm moleiv that will bu of grimt ir > u to prevent , for instance , Mroa and ox'pbulons in coal mines. \ViiUurlich , wtm fused to bo employed with the Kxcelslor I01 oTrlo Signal company , has patented his invention In the United States and in England. ' ! A convention of ulK'lho ' ministers of the Swedish mission in Nebraska will bo held this week in Omaha. Tha Swedish Mlaslo muroh in this clly will bo used for the meetings of tbo conven tion. Prof , D. NyVill will conduct the services , * " 10m A Danish Odd Fdllows ledge has boon established in Omaha.ioThu no < v lodge has already received a vejry.jlargo membership. The Swi-disb-Amoriynu Pqlilioal club will hold a public mooting 'ivt luo ofllco of the Swedish Journal Tribunon. U will bo pro posed lo reorganize tlio club for tbo coming > campalirn work. i M Messrs. Stock , Bo.vpon , .Sopes F. Isobblo aud H , Miller departed lust week for Blair. This party of well ii iown hunters are out for the prairie , chicken , ami It is ex pected that they will brlnu back many 01P this fine fowl , that is roi < orted to bo very plcnly this year. Boin , to Mr. and Mrs. Axel Wango , a son ; to Mr. nml Mrs. A. FJcllon , SXK ) South Twonty-flflh avenue , n daughter ; to Mr , and TS . A. Johnson , Thirty-sixth nnd Sownrd streets , , a daughter ; to Mr. and Mrs. John Solin 1108 North , Twenty-seventh avenue , a son. 81b Miss Bochor from Sklvo , Denmark , has been n visitor all this summer with her hrolhor , the popular ox-prcsldtint of "Dan- ncbo" In Council Bluffs. Miss Becker has now gouo to the World's fair and Intend ! ) to roltirn ' before long to her college in Den mark. " Mr. H. J. Nielsen hat sold out his part in the Council Bluffs Furniture company to Mr. Uile.v nnd has gene to Denmark on n visit. c SOVlAl , VII.tT OF SEl'l'KMHRU * C. S. Raymond nnd family have gone to the fair. The Misses Buttcrflcld have returned from Chicago. A. C. Troupe and family go to the World's fair today. Lieutenant Quay has returned Irom ngay week in Chicago. T. W. Blackburn , wife and children leave today for the fair. Mrs. and Miss MoIConna go to Iho great exposition tomorrow. Dr. George Tildcn nnu family leave for Chlcaco this evening. ' H. A. Haskcll and family will go to the' White City tula evening. W. B. Millard loft last evening for Chicago cage nnd will return Thursday. J , F. Ponder nnd family have returned from their visit to the World's fair. Mrs. M. Levy and fnmlly of U0t7 : Dodge street have returned from Elkhart Lake , Wis. Wis.Mr. Mr. W. F. McMillan stopped off a day this wool : on his way from Chicago to Salt Lake City. City.Miss Miss Tatum , who has spent the past two months in Chicago , returned home on Fri day. day.Miss Miss L. C. Harding and mother have re turned from a month's trip lo the Pacific coast. Mr. and Mrs. II. Gnrllchs leave Tuesday on a two weeks trln lo Chicago and the World's fair. Miss Grace Slaughter ol Fullerton , Nob. , Is now vlsliing wilh Miss Cora Weaver , ' 'Ml Pacillc strecl. Miss Stella Singer and sister , Florence , have gone to tho"World's Fair city fora week's vacation. Mrs. C. J. Smyth loft yesterday on a thrco weeks trip to Chicago , Dotroll and Iho lake region of Michigan. Frank D. Muir , who rolurncd to Omaha a fortnight ngo trout Chicago , has returned to the World's ' Fair city. Miss J. M. McICoon , principal of the Mason school , has returned from a thrco weeks visit to the World's fair. Miss Mason has returned to Omaha nnd will resume her dressmaking classes Septem ber 15 at 27 Dodge streel. Mr. and Mrs. 13. W. Naih and Miss Nash and Mrs. J. I. Woodard and daughter have returned from tholr Chicago visit. Mrs. Samuel Hoes , son and daughter , have returned from the sea coast , having visited the World's fair on the return trip. Miss Grace Slaushler , formerly of Omaha , now of Fullerlon , Neb. , is Iho guest of Miss Cora Weaver , at 2901 Pacillc street. Miss Addio E. Tilly , daughter of Building Inspector J. F. Tilly , has returned from a thrco weeks visit at the World's fair. Mr. and Mrs. Tatum and Miss Bessie Tatum have returned from the World's fair , accompanied by Miss Springer of Chicago. Mr. and Airs. Edward Uosowatcr and Mr. Charles Kosowater have returned from their trip to the Puget Sound country and Alaska. Mrs. J. W. Cotton has returned from her summer in Boston and is ready to make ar rangements wilh bur pupils lo begin lessons nl any lime. Cameron C. Brown and Lawrence Brown were pleasantly surprised 'Wednesday evening - ing at their residence , Twenty-second and Capitol avenue. Sig. August Fusco's vocal class for op eratic singing will open September 4 , in the Patterson block , corner Seventoonlh and Farnam streets. Miss Lotta of Lincoln , Miss Miller of Chi- cage and Miss Mansllold of Peoria are the guests of Miss. . Baum , Twenty-second and Howard streets. Ihe engagement of Miss Anna Lou Fitch to Mr. George Adams Moister of Springfield , 111. , is anu&unced. The wedding will take place in October. Mrs. R\nltin : and Miss Chester of Buffalo , N. Y. who were visiting guests of tholr cousin , Mrs. F. E. Bailey , during Iho past month , left for Montana Monday. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Hamilton loft last evening for n ten days visit to the World's fair , their son Warren remaining with his grandmother during his parents' absence. Quito n number of people wont down to the Bellevue range Thursday on the special tralu that left at. 1 o'clock to see the pres entation of the medals and the final firing. Mrs. E. F. Uomick ( nee Hatlio Fills ) and llltle dnushtor , Gladys , of La Grande , Ore. , nro visiting with Mrs. William Cott and her mother , Mrs. Whitesido , at 1819 Furnam strcot. Airs. E. W. Hutler and Miss E. Claghorn of Philadelphia , who have been the guests of Mrs. II. A. Snyder , have gone to Salt Lake on a short visit. Tnoy will stop in Oinahu on their return. General Dandy and family left Omaha on September 'J for Chicago and the cast , und will bu absent a month. Their address until September 1U will boTho Omaha , Fitly- llftli slrcol and Lexington avenue , Chicago. " Mr. and MM. FrancU E. Bailey , Miss Bailey , aud Uoss W. Bailey loft for Chicago yesterday. Mr. Balloy and family returned last week from their summer cottage at Honey Crook , wlmro tnoy have been since June. Mrs. William Gyger , accompanied by her mother , Mrs. L. M. Kcllurstrass , loft , lust night ever the Burlington for Chicago. After a week's stay ut thu World's fair Airs. Gyger will return to her homo in Phila delphia. The Omaha Woman's club Is invited by the ofllccrs and directors of the Omaha Opera Festival school to bo present na un organization at the reception to bo given Max Maretzuk next Tuesday evening ut the cily hall. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Camp of Nowlnglon , Conn. , have arrived from the World's fnir to visit Mrs. Gaylord , Twenty-ninth and Luav onworth streets. Mr. Camp has not been In Omaha since 1S.VJ and Is greatly Interested In observing the growth of this city in thirty- four years. An important society ovcnt In Chicago will bo Ihu marriage of Miss Hello Ilughltt , daughter of Marvin II. Ilughltt , president of the Chicago & Northwestern railway , to Alfred Iloyt Gran 'ci1 of Cleveland , O. , which will ho celebrated October 4 at the residence of the bride's parents , tS3S ! 1'ralrio avenue. Miss llughitt is n pretty ami nt- traclivo youi.ff woman nnd is accomplished and wpll traveled. The prospective groom la the son of General M. M , Grantor of Xancsvllle , O. , and trie nephew of Alfred Iloyt of New York , Ho Is well known In Iho society circles of both Cleveland nnd Now York cities. Dinner sola all prluoa at Gatch & Lau > nuin'a bpeuiul tmlo .Monday. Louvenmark dives twice today ; balloon up twlcu at Cuiu'tlund. Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report Raymond is selling all his solid silverware at a discount of 20 per cent. MME. M. YALE THE WORLD'S KNDOKSKI ) KY T1IK CONGRESS OP THE UNITED STATUS , Will Gii/6 / a Jar of HBP Celebrated Skin Food EVKRY DAY THIS WEIJK. GUARANTEED TO REMOVE WRINKLES. Youth Restored , Beauty Cultivated UY 3LMK. 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