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TITJS OMAHA DAILY HE12 : SI'XnAV. 7JOVlfJ r BK 7 , 1807.
The yearly visit of gentle and gracloui
Julia Marlowe in an event which Is always
lookcJ forward to and enjoyed to the ( till by
Omaha theater gocrx. No me In the higher
ranks of player folk has a larger or stronger
personal following than slio and her amply
deserved popularity grows with her own de
velopment ami the passing of the years ,
1/iat season a llltlo over a year ago It \\a * .
ttjo week before the much anticipated but
ill-starreJ Mansfield "festival" Miss Mar
lowe and Ilobert Tabcr were together , and the
engagement , coming In the most desperate
of dull times , wes only a partial miccess
flnsnclally , although "Ilomola" and the
Gtakctipearcan ptojs presented gave unmixed
satisfaction , as Miss Mailowo's productions
Uau lly do , to very mniiy people. At present
the box ofllcc prospect Is greatly brightened
nnd signs point to Rood business at Iloyd's
during this engagement. Miss Marlowo la
tnor J than ever generous to the Omaha pub
lic , In giving no less than five performances.
Her sweet nnd tender Juliet has been seen
tooro Bcvetal times and there will bo a.
natural curiosity to learn It she has still
further oerfectcd what bid fair to be the
best Juliet of the present day. "Ingomnr"
ho has not played lately In Omaha , If Indeed
eho ever appeared Jiero os I'arthenla. H
fwft'a her very earliest success and she still
remains unexcelled In the tole. The riew
piece , "For IJonnlo Prince Charlie , " which
will possibly attract the most attention among
these who crave novelty , has been highly
commended In Now York and Chicago and
elsewhere , and la certain to bo enjoyed In
The Incidental and cntr' acte music for a
romantic dranla like "For llonnlo Prince
Charlie" Is almost as Imposing In quantity
ns the score of an opew. Mian Marlowe's
t views rn this subject find decided expression
In this , her latest production. She holds
that the careful treatment of a play In ro-
upcct of Its national and epochal character
istics of dress ana scenic details Is Inade
quate without equal attention being paid to
-the musical accompaniment , and she be
lieves further tliat the same care should
bo bestowed In the selection of the music bo-
twceu tlio acts a ? upon that Intended to en-
harwu the effect of situations , to add to the
pootlc atmosphere and to emphasize the sentl-
tnonts expressed In the lines of the play.
This matter has not been sumclctitly con-
Bldercd hitherto In this country , alUiough Mr.
Mansfield has made BOIIIO efforts In the di
rection ot aeeoid between the stage- perform
ance and the accompanying and Intcrludccl
music. Sir Henry Irving has done much
toward the same end In England. To carry
out this detail of music -Is not teasy. It Is
necessary to look carefully Into the history
not only of the national music of the people
concerned In the pl-iy , but also Into the
general history of music. In order , If pos
sible , to make the selections appropriate.
The primitive national music of Scotland ,
millch has to be studied In preparing for the
adequate production of such a play as "For
CDonnlo I'rlnco Charlie , " Is extraordinarily
rich. It sprang from the hearts of a people
-who had groit sorrows and many wars. They
> vore almost constantly lighting , either for
their own freedom or for some principle.
They were always surrounded by romantic
Eccnery. Those elements gave to their music
a virility and a spontaneity which is unsur
passed. The oldest music of Scotland la that
ot the Highlands , a music which comes down
from a dim and shadowy period of early
. .tradltidnvhcn Hn&il fought ana Osslan
sans. Itvoa not until the eighteenth cen
tury that the songs of Scotland were printed ,
IAt about that time a musician of Edinburgh
devoted some ye-irs to traveling over Scot
land anil collecting the melodies as they were
.then sung anil played by the peaplp , and the
Scottish airs became a recognized factor In
nchools of music.
The cause of the exiled house ot Stuart
gave rlso to many Scotch songs , and the
Jacoblto songs of Scotland are not only the
best , but are favoiltes today at the court of
Great Britain , as If to prove that the whirli
gig of time brings Its revenge. They consist
for the most part of new words sot to an
cient melodies. Even the national anthem
, \va8 originally a song which 'It was treason
to sing , and which was Inspired by the hopes
and the memories , the rights and the wrongs
of the Stuarts. H was adopted by the par
tisans ot the Hanoverian king as their own
after the final collapse- the Jacobite cause
at the battle of Cullodcn.
The aongs used In "For Bonnie Prince Char
lie" were all songs of the people ot the period ,
otid were all inspired by the Jacobiterising. .
"Charlie la My Darling , " "The Young Chev
alier. " "Wha's for Scotland and Charlie , "
"Tho Hundred Pipers" and "Hey , Johnny
ICopo" are examples , the last named having
sprung up In derision ot the defeat and ig
nominious flight ot tiia English general at
Preston Pans. All the melodies played by
the orchestra , and those Incidental to the
action of the play , are ancient Scottish and
Jacoblto songs. In addition to those men
tioned flno effect Is given by the Introduc
tion of "Farewell to Lochaber , " which Ilob
ert Louis Stevenson declared to be the mad
dest song ever aung.
CoillllIK ICvi'IltM.
More than ordinary Interest will be taken
In Julia Marlowe's Omaha appearance this
year , which will occur at Jioyd's theater
the first four days ot next wer/c , as the plans
for the production of tba tnrcc plays an
nounced are especially elaborate. On the first
two nights and at the Wednesday matlneo
the bill will bo "For Bonnie Prince Charlie , "
a , Scotch drama that has established Miss
Marlowo In now favor In the larger cities.
On Wednesday evening "Jtomeo and Juliet"
jwlll bo given as never before by a road
company. An adequate scenic dress , mag-
plflccnt costumes and a small army of auxil
iaries will render the pictures life-like and
full ot nctlct ) , "Ingomar" will close the en
gagement on Thursday evening , and will
doubtless bo received enthusiastically as
bringing forward again Miss Marlowe as
Parthciita , one ot her most congenial charac
The story of "For Bonnie Prlnco Charlie"
opens In'tho Klrkyard of Clanmorrls , where
the deliberation Is going on OH to whether
the clan shall join the rising to attempt
to place on the throne Charles Edward Stu
art. The chief , Lord Clanmorrls , and his
wife have been unable to arouse the
patriotism of the clan , but they finally lis
ten to tbo pleadings ot Augua , an old blind
man , once rich but now poor , and his grand
daughter Mary ( Miss Marlowe ) . It Is decided
that tbo clan will support I'rlnco Charlie.
' Mnry loves the prince , and when there arises
a rumor ot an Intrigue between him am )
Lady Dora , the wife of Lord Clanmorrls ,
eho subdues her Jealousy and resolves to
save tlio couple. She permits herself to be
found at the rendezvous of the lovers and
diverts suspicion from Lady Dora. Her own
reputation Is ruined , but she sacrifices herself
gladly for bonnlo Prlnco Charlie. The last
net takes place after the defeat of the Scot
tish force and when the prlncu la a fugitive.
( Lady Dora Is dead , but Lord Clanmorrls has
learned1 the truth and attempts to kill the
prince , who Is saved again by Mary. She In-
eplrcs Clanmorrls with patriotism and love ,
iwlilch overcome his personal resentment ,
There are very few repertory companies
now traveling tlio west that are better
equipped than the A. Y. Pearson Stock com
pany. A sot of well known melodramas and
comedies , each of which has made a metro
politan Buccrss , Is ono of the Important fac
tors. For each production the company
carries special scenery , and a team of white
Ijoroca travels In u special car to take part
In several of the plays presented. Such
ecenlo effects are rarely shown by a travel
ing combination , the expense of transporting
tba scenery and properties being too great.
To complete the successful production of
these plays o competent company of clover
people , well known In the theatrical pro-
fceslon , lias been gathered together. Among
them are sucli players as Hay Ltiwls Bron-
eon , Oracle Plalsted , Adah Sherman , Howard
IB , Caetlo , Pletrn Sotsio , IJuReno Kay J. Hush
mronuon , A. W. llrummel ) , Colin Campbell ,
SI. 0. Btubbe. Fred U. Sullivan and othcro
equally well known , Each production pre
sented by this company la said to be com
plete In everything that goes to make a
successful play.
"A novel and handsome costume , EUCU as
fcns never been eeeu on the American stage
before , will bo worn by Katberlno Qermaluo
In tba forthcoming production of "Tho Isle
of. Champagne" opera at Uie Boyd'a theater
for four nights , commencing next Sunday , It
consists entirely of jewels and wan made
after Mies Ucrroilnc'a own design. Although
the fitones nro not "first water" the com
pleted dr < fls coat J1.2C3. and their effect over
the footlights Is quite dazzling and splendid.
After Miss flcrmalno iad projected the Idea
she visited n number ot New York coetumcra
who told her that such a drcea was an Impos
sibility. However , she finally found ono
willing to undertake the making , and under
her directions was built , rather than made ,
ono of the moat gorgeous gowns ever were
by a prlma donnn. It consists of perfect
Imitation diamonds , emeralds , rubles , pearls
and other precious stones and la mounted on
a gauze from which they glisten In cx-
qul.ilto beauty.
The prosperous engagement of Robert
Mantel ! In "A Secret Warrant" at the
Crclghton will como to a close today with
two performances , afternoon and evening.
No production for many years has achieved
greater success financially and otherwise than
that which has been accorded to "Tho Qlrl
from Paris" during Its phenomenally long
engagement In London and New York. It
Is ono of these attractions which might Justly
bo termed comlo opera , and practically Is
such. The score Is by Ivan Caryll. To Inter
pret the burlesque Mr. Hlco has selected a
company of some forty or fifty people , whcso
standing In their several branches ot the
theatrical profession In unquestionable. In
addition to the excellent cast which rep
resents the piece , the dainty Mile. Flcurctto
will accompany the production nnd render
her now creation , "La Parlslcnnc. "
Mamlo Qllroy , who won fame for many
ot the Iloyt farces , will appear In the title
role , and William Ulnlsclell os Augustc
Pompier the amusing and volatile French
spy. 1Cdgar Halstcad will assume the re
sponsibilities ot "the shining light , " Ebeno- .
zcr Honeycomb , and James Sullivan portrays
the Spa Hotel proprietor. Hans. J. C. Mar
lowe plays Major Fossdyko of the Battersea
Butterfly shooters , Phillips Tomes has left
the Bostonlans to Join the company and
will act the part of Tom Everlelgh , the
barrister. Carrie Bohr , who played the tltlo
role In "Excelsior Jr.will appear an
"Uuth" In the famous slavey and render
"Sister JIary Jane's Top Note , " whllo Clara
Lavlno Is to ploy "Norah , " the daughter of
the Honeycombs. Grace Belasco Is also a
member of the company , which , throughout
Its entirety , Is of the same standard as
Indicated by the names already given. The
chorus Is also composed ot many pretty
young women whose voices add materially
to the production.
The visit of the Hoosler poet to Omaha this
month Is awakening a wide Interest. Already
orders for seats are coming In from neigh
boring towns. It is easy to see why this
Interest Is so general. James Whltcomb
fllley has sung the songs of this life ns no
ono csu ! has done and Is safely enshrined
for all time in the love of his fellowmen.
His melodies are a part of our lives. He
has published lg all seven volumes , which
have run through a number of editions both
In America and England. Book dealers say
that there Is a greater demand for Ulley's
poems than for those of any other poet
living or dead. A more successful tour than
his last , six years ago , has not been re-
Qorded. His programs , always new , present
such a variety , such a range of dramatic
action that an evening with him Is an event.
With the exposition music uppermost In
the public mlnJ and the question about to be
solved whether or not the musical depart
ment shall bo made a feature that will ap
peal to the cultured all over the. land , or an
Insignificant sideshow to entertain the
unmusical , or whether It shall bu
conducted along broad and comprehensive
lines and made to appeal to all tastes ; to bo
able to furnish music for the frequenters of
Boston Music hall and the Chicago audi
torium and also for 'the ' tired village store
keeper and the lovesick swain who would
rather talk to his best girl than listen to
JIM best music on earth , It will be Interest-
UK to look Into Omaha's past history and
square the present by what was done then.
No ono Is willing to admit that Omaha has
deteriorated during the past ten years In
culture and taste , even If business has been
bad and many were obliged > to temporarily
dispense with the advantages then enjoyed.
The culture of a city generally comes to
stay , arid when cultured people are obliged
to give up refined enjoyments they prize
them the more and are all the more likely to
appropriate them when the opportunity
comes , . This was Illustrated last season by
the magnificent audience that greeted Mme.
Nordlca and the enthusiasm that prevailed
throughout the entire evening. The highest
class of music was enjoyed Intensely , largely
because It was so wqll done , and the exposi
tion will , ot course , conduct Its musical de
partment on the Eamo basis It It concludes
to establish It on an artistic plane. Medioc
rity never pays. '
On Friday evening , February 24 , 1887 , In
the old exposition Jiulldlng the corner of
Fourteenth street and Capitol avenue , Mme.
Adellna Pattl and her company of artists
gave their flrst concert in this city In the
presence of over 5,000 people. The box ofllce
receipts amounted to $10,450 , of which sum
$9,600 was a net profit to Henry E. Abbey ,
manager , and to Mme. Pattl. If big things
could be done In those- days they can be
done In the near future and the b-lg things
pay. Could Mr. Max Meyer have sold a
house for $10,000 without a great attraction ?
People go to a box olflco to get their money's
woith quite as surely as they go to a store
for the same purpose.
It required a full hour to scat the audi
ence. Hallroads ran special trains , society
was on hand with all Its culture and enthu
siasm. John .M. Thurston , Henry Estabrook
and Governor and Mrs , Thayer were lei
the audience. The hall was still decorated
with the festoonery and masquery of the
recent Mardl Gras , for the Ak-Sar-Bcn bad
not been born 'In 1887. It was a great feast
of art to which a hungry people sat down
with the keenest appreciation.
Mine. Pattl was on her way east from a
tour through Mexico and the cities ot the
Pacific coast. In San Francisco a crank
wanted to blow up the opera house and ex
ploded a'bomb during the concert. The-prlma
donna was somewhat scared , but the pluck
which haa made her the foremost singer of
the world did not desert her and she con
tinued singing as If bombs were her usual
accompaniment. She had another Interesting
flxpcrlenco on this Journey. In coming down
the mountains west of .El Paso , Tex. , the
air brakes refused to work and the train
made a wild rusb of ninety miles an hour
around curves and oi > the edges of precipices
until It reached the valley below. Surely
such a rldo was enough to take even a
singer's breath away.
Mine. Pattl traveled In her own private
car , but stopped In this city at the Mlllard
hotel , having parlors 125 , 126 , 127 , 128. No.
12G was her Bleeping room ,
On Friday evening , the day of the concert ,
Mme. Pattl and her husband , Slgnor Nlco-
Ilnl , were entertained at dinner , by Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Itosewater , the other guests b -
Ing Mr , and Mrs , Andrew Koscwater and
Miss Neally Stevens , who played for the
company after the dinner was over and was-
enthusiastically complimented by Slgnor
Nkollnl , who Is a line pianist himself. As
a souvenir of so pleasant an hour Mme ,
Pattl presented to Mrs. Honewater , her host
ess , a unique arrow-shaped pin Inlaid with
rubles and diamonds ,
Thu artists who assisted Mme , Pattl were
Mmo. Scalchl , contralto ; Monsieur Qullle ,
tenor ; Slgnor Galassl , baritone ; Slgnor No
varo , basso ( an Englishman under an Italian
name and a reminder ot the days when U
was not supposed -tliat an Englishman , or an
American could by any posslbllty be an art
ist ) , and Slgnor Ardltl , conductor , who
brought with him eighteen orchestra ) musl-
clana. For the concert these were augmented
by twenty-six local players.
Too program contained for the orchestra
the overture to "Zimpa" und ( lie march from
'Tho Prophet , " also many of the accompani
ments , Slgnor Galassl sang DI Provvnza ,
from "Tavlata , " the Toreadore song from
"Carmen" and with Qulllo and Novaro tlio
great trio from " .Wllllanj. Tell , " Mme. Seal.
rhl sang her old stand-by , No till Signer , fr m
the "Huguenots. ' Gullto contributed a IIo-
manza , by Verdi , and the Bach-Gounod Ave
Maria , Novnro came In for the Cantlque dc
Noel , by Adam. Mmc. Pattl sang Anlon
gl'lnccnsl ( known as the Mad Scene ) from
"Lucia dl Ijtmmertnoor , " and the "Last nose
of Summer. "
The second port cf the program consisted
of selections from the opera "Semlramlde , "
by Itnsslnl , done In costume by Mmes. Pattl
nnd Sealcht and Slgnor Novaro. Signer Ar-
dltt conducted.
Such was the musical menu that marked an
epoch In the musical history of Omaha , On
her entire tour Mmc. IMtU wns not greeted
with greater enthusiasm than by the peo-.ile
of this city. It was not because they "had
money to burn" either , for money In one's
pocket and brains In one's head are not by
necessity co-Incident conditions , and It takes
brains to enjoy a fine concert ,
The Exposition Auditorium Is to bo so
situated that It will bo easy of access from
anywhere In the city. The Improved trans
portation facilities which the exposition wilt
call Into being will bring It nearer to the
average door so far as tlmo Is concerned , and
that Is the way distance Is measured now
adays than the theaters are now. It will bo
built according to plans which will make a
veritable summer pleasure palace , where , on
the hottest evenings , the people will bo more
comfortable than at homo or anywhere else ,
During the exposition Omaha will have a
largo-transient population , with no place In
which to stay excepting a hot , stuffy room
In a hotel or boarding house , and no place
to which to go excepting the two theaters , a
few beer gardens and the Auditorium. If
the exposition attracts the crowds It expects
to there will bo 10,000 people searching for n
place where they can spend their evenings
pleasantly and the Auditorium con bo easily
filled seven nights In the week by the most re
fined and cultured of them. Military bands are
good enough in their place , but as a steady
diet they become very nauseous. Nashville was
severely criticised for providing nothing but
bands for the musical entertainment of Us
visitors and when tones was there ho organ
ized a chorus for a musical festival that was
the great event of the exposition. The
United States Marine band has been In Chicago
cage during the last few days playing at
the horse show , but after the flrst few num
bers It failed to hold the attention of the
people. A band can say Its say In a very
short time.
Besides this as a promoter of public culture ,
the exposition has an opportunity which al
most , If not quite , amounts to a duty. There
Is no reason why It may not have a fine
musical department capable of giving musical
entertainments of all kinds and adapted to
all kinds of tastes. Such a department will
cost It no more than a 1st of high-priced
bands. It can have for the asking conven
tions , congresses and festivals that will bring
thousands of people to the city and whose
admission fees will swell Us gate receipts.
It can provide light music for those who
prefer It , oratorios and symphonies for these
who prefer them and at the same time
educate and entertain Its own people , without
whoso aid there would bo no exposition and
who have a right to bo heard as to Us
nature , because they will bo expected to
support It when the gates are opened. A
great chorus will put Omaha In the closest
touch with the singers of surrounding cities
If they are made a pail of It. A great
orchestra and band will afford abundant re
sources for the performance of every kiad of
music and be a continual Inspiration to the
multitudes whom It Is absolutely necessary
to entertain.
The exposition will stand before the In
telligent people of the whole world ; let It
command their admiration. .
August S. Borglum is one of the younger
pianists of this city who Is coming to the
fron.t. , He Is a native of Omaha and is a son
of Dr. J. JL.Borglum. . Two of his brothers
are artists of considerable prominence and
a taste for art seems to be a family trait.
Hans Albert 'is spending about seven liours
a day practicing ihls violin. This may ac
count for the .way In which he plays. Those
who think that musicians are born artists
are misinformed. Artists are talent developed
and nothing but work ever develops any
This afternoon J. E. 'Butler ' will give his
third organ recital In Trinity cathedral. He
will be assisted by Miss Helen Burnham ,
soprano , and Will McCunc , baritone. The pro
gram _ wlll consist of selections by Batiste ,
Munroo , Faure , Mendelssohn , Wagner , Du-
dols , Gounod , and Walter Spinney. The pro-
formance will begin at 4 o'clock.
Omaha Isto have another male quartet
and there Is every reason to expect for It
a successful future. The members are Dan
II. Wheeler , Jr. , Luther C. Hazelton , Charles
S. Haverstock and Luclen B. Copeland. The
organization Is aa outgrowth of the Mendels
sohn society , and will be known as the Men.
delssohn Male quartet. Its debut was made
recently by giving a concert in Plattsmouth ,
with the assistance of Miss AVIlhelmlna
Lowe , harpist , and a very satisfactory en
gagement Is reported.
A concert for the benefit of St. Paul's
Mission , church will , be given tomorrow even
ing by the Trinity cathedral quartet at the
auditorium of the Young Men's Christian
association , and Mrs. Jussen-Donnelly ,
speaker , and Robert Cuscaden , violinist , will
assist. The quartet consists of Mrs. Cotton ,
Miss Saiah Bowen , Walter Wllklns and Jules
Lumbard , surely a strong Combination. The
program Includes fourteen numbers se
lected from the works of Rossini , Alabieff
Mars'ton ' , Pap'lnl ' , Plnsuti , Godard , Ambrose
Thomas and others. Mrs. Cotton will sing
the "Invocation" by d'lHardelot that made
the favorable Impression before the Woman's
club chronicled In The Bee a few days ago.
J. E. 'Butler ' iwlll play the a'ccompanlments.
One Stripe for Kneh Five Yearn of
K in ] i I o y in e 111.
The official table of the length of service
of the Omaha letter carriers has been pre
pared by the postmaster , and by It the car
riers will prepare the service badges which
they are to wear upon the sleeves of their
coats. They will be entitled to wear ono
stripe for each five years' service , and the
following Is a lldt of the carriers who have
served a sufficient length of time to enable
them to den ono or more of the service
For twenty yeara and under twenty-five ,
four stripes , A. Peterson and J. H , Tebblns ;
for fifteen years and under twenty , three
stripes , E , R. Overall and C. H. King ; for
ten years and under fifteen , two stripes ,
R , C. Davis , L. J. Edwards , Andrew Noonn ,
J , M , Stafford. Ed Kolly. E. Caotberg , C.
Romillard , James Clark , C. C. Rose , 0. N.
Bcrkett , F. H. Monroe. T. C. Parkins and H.
L. Llngafclt , Ten carriers have not yet com
pleted their first five years' seo-vlco and are
therefore not entitled to wear any stripes.
All the carriers not mentioned In the fore
going list will wear ono stripe each for five
years' service and under ten. Some of the
carriers have the stripes now on their coats
and the otliew will have In' ' a few days.
I'lmtiiinxter INNIIVH nil Order -\KiiliiHt
CiirrlorN SolleltliiK1 Vi > len.
Complaint have been' made to the post
master that the carriers were delayed In the
delivery of mall by giving too much atten
tion to the collection of ballots to bo voted
In the Ice carnival contest , and Postmaster
Martin has notified them that they must not
glvo their attention to outside , matters while
on official duty.
The curriers have been working for Miss
Hello Scott , a clerk In the postofllce , and the
force of their energies is shown by ) the posi
tion occupied by this candidate. Mr. Martin
said In talking to the carriers that he didn't
consider any of the candidates any more
worthy of the honor of winning In this con
test than the one the carriers were booming ,
but be added that the work of the cilice was
more Important I Inn the success of the leu
carnival , and that they must desist from
their electioneering labors ,
AlUlu IlnuhleH IlluMnjorlty ,
Dr. J. M , Alkln of this city 1ms received
word of the election of his brother , J. c.
Alkln , to the office of superintendent of
sclioold for Logan county , Colorado. Mr.
Alkln was elected to this office llrst In lb'J5 ,
winning by a majority of eight votes. Last
Tuesday he won out by a minority of seven
teen. He was the only republican on the
county ticket who was elected. Jits
formerly resided In Omaha.
Read "Simon Dale" m The Sunday Dee.
If you don't take It , subscribe now.
, g H ijJHH H HH ? Ht }
The KtilKhts of the .Maccabees of this city
and vicinity will linve as/tliclr guest on next
Thursday Supreme Commander D. I' . Mnrkcy ,
the highest officer In thq.ordcr , and Supreme
Commander Lady HollYster of Michigan of
the Ladles of the Macca'beVs. ' The two will
n'oo bo accompanied by a , II. K. Selglo of
New York. The party -fe making a tour of
the west.
The visit le of InteresT'fo" general pub-
lie of the city In thai the Knights of Omaha
will endeavor to Interest the officers In the
exposition of 1898 for the purpose of securing
an appropriation for a building on the
grounds next year. The visitors will be
taken out to the grounds by local members
of the order and will bo given every clmnco
to examine Into the progress that has been
made and the prospects for the future.
The fate of the building rests In the offi
cials hands. If they mnko .a favorable re
port to the board of trustees of the order It
Is believed that a structure Is assured. H la
certain that no stone will be left unturned
by the Knights to create a favorable Impres
sion upon the minds of the vlaltlng officers.
On Thursday evening an excellent literary
treat will be given In honor of the occaaton.
The affair will take place at Metropolitan
hall. An exceptional program has been pre
pared. During the course of the evening re
freshments will bo served. Dancing will
wind up the evening's pleasure. The com-
mlttco having the matter In charge antici
pates even a more agreeable tlmo than that
enjoyed at the entertainment of last month.
Lady Holllstor hlvo has Just been organ
ized with a goodly number of charter mem
bers by Supreme Deputy Mrs. Johnston. Last
Tuesday evening they wcro taken In by
Omaha tent , No. 75 , as an auxiliary. The
ceremony was largely attended by the
Knights and Ladles of the different tents and
hives of the city. After a short literary pro
gram light refreshments wcro served and
dancing occupied the balance of the evening.
Qato City tent , No. CO , Is now the banner
tent of the state , having received the neces
sary number at Us last review to place It
ahead of all others.
llrntherlinoil of ICIK'N.
The local Elks say that their annual serv
ices on the flrst Sunday In the coming
December will bo the most elaborate and the
most Interesting of any that have been hold
since the Institution of the lodge In this
city. Monev will be held of no account In
the arrangements , the committee having
been given permission to expend any amount
they consider necessary In getting up the
The services will bo held in one of the
theatres , but it Is not as yet known which
ono will bo secured. They will occur In the
afternoon If possible. These arrangements ,
as well as others , are left In the liands
of a committee consisting of Lee Estello ,
chairman ; Ed 0. Brant , Lew W. Haber ,
Moses O'Drlen and Edward Vaughan.
The outline of the program has already been
mapped out. The music , both Instrumental
ind vocal , will le rendered by the best
musical talent that can bo secured. The
eulogies will bo delivered by Hcv. J. Wesley
Gelger of Marlon , la. , and Zack Phelps of
Louisville. The former 'was ono of the
eulogists at the last memorial and Is other
wise known to the people qf the city. Both
are Elks of standing.
Mr. Phelps Is reputed to. bo an orator of
considerable merit. He liis been much
sought after as a speaker ct the memorial
services this year , having ' received about
fifteen. Invitations to deliver addresses. In
the acceptance ho recently sent to the Omaha
lodge he stated that he had been so pleasantly
impressed with the Omaha contingent at
the last supreme lodge meeting at Min
neapolis that ho had decided to como to this
city. He has never been In Omaha.
Cyrene chapter No. 42 of Holdrcge , Royal
Arch Masons , held the annual election of
officers last week. Max Ullg was eleccd
high priest ; Rev. J. A. Armstrong , king ;
J. Will Johnson , scribe ; J. E. Austin , secre
tary ; A. P. Eriekson , treasurer ; E. W. Begh-
tel , captain of the host ; C. H. Roberts , prin
cipal sojourner ; AV. P. Hall , royal arch cap
tain ; L. E. Vanderhoof , master of first vale ;
Peter Peerson , master of second vale , and
C. Anderson , master of the third vale.
Order of Scottish ClaiiN.
At last Tuesday's meeting of Clan Gordon
No. 63 a letter was read from P. L. Forgan
regarding the Scottish game of curling. ThD
clan decided to lend the pair of curling
stones It has for exhibition , and the mem
bers will do all they can. to Insure the suc
cess of the ice carnival. On Tuesday , No
vember 1C , the doors of the clan moot will
be thrown open to clansmen and their Scot
tish friends , who hvill be entertained to a
free smoker.
FrnternnI Union of America.
Beatrice lodge , No. 161 , of Beatrice , of
which Mrs. L. . Stevenson is fraternal master
and Mrs. E. A. Miller is secretary , enter
tained Us members and friends Monday even
ing In royal style. The flno orchestra , \\hlch
bis lately been adiled to the lodge , rendered t
some very delightful music , one number of 1
which accompanied the vocal eolo of Mlna I I .
Mlnnlck. The address of welcomes delivered 1
by J. M. Hurks was well received , as was '
also the address on "Fraternal Insurance" by '
Rev. Mr. Dudley. The laltor was followed by
Deputy Supreme President Howard on the I
"Principles and History of the FraternalI I
Union of America , " otter which the fraternal
master gave a very Interesting talk 'on ' the
good of the order. The addresses wcro In
terspersed by musical selections and recita
tions , which were well received , After t'no
program a delightful repast was spread for
the guests. |
Invitations have been received for an en
tertainment and social with refreshncn's , to
bo given by Burlington , lodge , No. 09.
Banner lodge , No. 11 , gave Us second an
nual ball at Thurston Rifles' hall Tuesday
evening. The committee , consisting of Mrs.
L. Olios , 0. O. Peterson and Miss Stella
Vaughn , arranged an excellent program. The
master of ceremonies was Oscar Peterson ;
floor commltee , George Helton , W. S. Yager ,
O. Peterson ; reception committee , Sclmo Pet
erson , Dr. M. . A. Worloy , R. 0. Bailey , Mrs.
L. Giles and Miss Stella Vaughn.
At the last meeting of "Banner " lodge Miss
Maud Vaughn was selected as randldata fur
Queen Polaris , to reign at the coming Ice
carnival. The meeting was enlivened with
music from the orchestra and with recita
tions by D. Hurley.
Audi-ill Oi' < l > r of United Work in oil.
On Tuesday night a now ledge of the De
gree of Honor was Instituted at Miller's hall
ol Seventeenth and Vlnton streets. The new
body will be known as Ak-Sar-Bcn lodge. It
has a membership of about sixty. Tim Insti
tution ceremonies were performed by Mrs.
S. R , Patten as deputy grand chief of honor ,
who also Installed the following officers : Mrs.
William Rochcford , P. ; Mrs. Katlo Falvey.
C. ; Mrs. Minnie Ormsby , L. ; Mrs. L. J. Gra
ham , C. ; Miss Katie Shanahan. H. ; Mrs.
Fanny Bongardt , F. ; Mrs. Lilly Stryker , H. ;
Mrs. Josephine Wlttlg , U. ; Mrs. Elizabeth
Vlau , I. ; Mr. P. Wympn , Jr. , O.j Mra. William
Wcnham , T. ; Mrs. Fred Armbrust , T. ; Mrs.
L. La Rcau , T. ; William L. Ross , M. D. , M.
North Omaha lodge. No. % 8 , Degree of
Honor , will give a social hop , with refresh
ments , Thursday evening next at Myrtle ball ,
Continental block ,
Order nf licit Men. I
At the last meeting of the York ledge
the following officers were elected : D. R.
Gould , G. S. ; George Moore , S. S. ; R. L.
Bnodgrass , J. S. ; F. R. Clark , P. ; Roy
Northup , R. i At the conclusion of the clcc *
tion the members enjoyed a feast. Eighteen
braves from Aurora asslsvcd In the council.
Tribe of llt-ii 11 ill- .
Mrs. Lewis will entertain the members
of Mecca court No. 13 at her residence , -4221
Patrick avenue , on Tuesday evening , No
vember 9. |
And * Itooniolrg. .
Rov. A. W. Clark and F. F. Reese will
deliver addresses next Wednesday evening
before the members of the Business 'fen's
fraternity in the lodge room In The Dee
llrlllsli ICllKlilrcTH A.slc Alii of Anier-
lemi Workmen In Their Strike.
An earnest effort Is being made by the
Amalgamated Society of Engineers of Great
Britain to raise funds to carry ou the struggle
gle- now in progress for an eight-hour day.
A representative of the society arrived In
New York a few days ago for the purpose
of enlisting the sympathy and co-operation
of engineers and union laborers generally
in the United States. Ho will devote him
self especially to soliciting contributions
from American engineers to assist their
brethren In England to support their families
while the strike is going om They need
$100,000 a week , and the resources of the labor
unions of England , which have contributed
liberally < to the aid of the engineers , are
practically exhausted. They argue that
their defeat in the present strike will have
a serious effect upon the eight-hour move
ment In this country , and now that times
have improved and every mechanic who will
can find work on this sldde of the water , the
engineers of England confidently appeal for
contributions. In tills connection the fol
lowing letter from the secretary of the en
gineers' union speaks for Itself :
LONDON , Ens. , Oct. 20. To the Editor of
The Hee : The brief cabled reports
which have been appearing In the American
papers relative to the labor war now being
foug-ht out In England do not appear to have
conveyed a correct impression of the situa
tion. T'.ic ' tight primarily for a reduction
oC hours has developed by Biases , too
minute to particularize. Into a pitched bat
tle between organized workmen and organ
ized employers. The one struggling to K-
servo that combination which has won for
English -workmen higher wages , shorter
hours and bettor conditions of labor ; the
other to destroy that combination. Early
In July a meeting of employers was held In
Carlisle at which a forecast of the cam
paign was discussed. In this some ama
teur prorfiet stated that In seven weeks the
men would be ben on and In elKht works
would lie iK-BKlng to bo taken back , tlion ,
paid the writer , wo shall of course only en-
gngc those who renounce the unions and
apply IXH "free laborers. " Since then Colonel
Dyer ( president of the masters' combina
tion ) , Mr. Siemens ( their London representa
tive ) and .Mr. Fletcher ( cmlrnuin of the
Ship Ucpalr assocl.Ulon ) h.we nil expressly
stated mat the eight hours 1ms but little to
do with the conflict , the real object Is to
nbollsh the Interference of the men's or-
gnnlzatlon and to g.iln for the employers
"the right to do what they will mlln ihelr
own. " Mr. Siemens , Indeed , tins gone fur
ther In saying "wo want to get rid of trades
unionism altogether , " On their own side
the masters have been fighting with relent-
ess cruelty. Ono employer showed me four
letters received one any from firms with
whom ho did business refusing1 to glvo him
further orders unless ho Joined the federa
tion. With tears In his eyes he told me that
ho would either hnvo to enter the bank
ruptcy eouit or withdraw the concession of
n shorter day granted to hU employes. A
nei-k later he ranged himself with the fed
eration forces.
All over the country thotjjnnds of men
hnvo been thrown out of employment meiely
because they had elected to grant n cer
tain i > ortlon of their -wages to the dispute
fund. As 1 write I hear of a body of Lan
cashire car men discharged for this heinous
offense and this alone. The dispute haw
now lasted fifteen weeks. The engineers
have ppeiit lavishly of their funds support
ing not only their own members , but also
these of other unions nffected. llpallr.lng
the position , and remembering that In tno
days of prosperity the Amalgamated Kn-
Klnecrs have freely gr.intcil lr-l,000 ( Jv.'O.OOO )
to other labor organizations lighting for bet
ter conditions , 1 have no hesitation In np-
penllng to the liberality of American friends
of labor to assist the men to win this light.
The English of all classes nro responding
magnificently to the appeals that have been
made , but JlOO.OOi ) a week nre required , niul
this can only be raised by subscriptions
from sympathizers all over the world.
Sums , however small , can bo sent to Mr. O.
N. Hurtles , A. S. 13. OIllcos , Stamford street ,
London , Eng. , orMo Vtiv Dally Chronicle ur
Morning Leader , London , UIIR- .
This ttwnt wun begun by London engineers
for London engineers , the employers have
made It Into a Bcnor.nl engagement between
capital and labor over the -\\hole Held. We
have no right to complain of this , but money
Is needed from a wide area to keep the men
out. They have behaved well and deserve
well. Q , N. BAHNES ,
Scerctary Amalgamated Society of En
In addition to appealing for funds It Is
wlj the engineers' agent In this country Is
empowered to confer with the various or
ganizations In this country as to the prac
ticability of a sympathetic strike on this
side of the water. It Is held that this Is the
greatest struggle between organl/ed labor and
capital that lias ever been Inaugurated In the
world , and that the icsult , whatever It may
be , will have a permanent Influence upon the
Interests of labor. If the eight-hour move
ment falls la England they declaie that -It
cannot succeed In the United States , and It
has been suggested that the demand which
Is to be made on May 1 , next , by all the
trades In thu United States for an eight-hour
working day might be made Immediately , on
December 1 or on January 1 at the latest
In order to strengthen the movement In Eng
The men now on strike In England are
said to be determined not to surrender until
they have dellnlto information that their
brethren In the United States will not Join
them. In the meantime they hope to re-
cclvo contributions of money. There arc 'be
tween 300,000 and 400,000 mechanics Involved
in this strike , and a majority of them have
families to support. Many of them had de
posits In the savings banks when thu strike
was declared last July , but the greater pan
of their funds have been withdrawn and ex
hausted , anil a shilling a day to each family
Is thu lowest estimate of the necessities of
the case.
I'l-oMprut that There Will lie Man ?
Bidder * for the Ix.nile.
The numerous Inquiries from Investors In
regard to the bonds that are to be sold b >
City Treasurer Edwards Monday next Indi
cate that thcie will be one of the liveliest
competitions in the financial history of the
The $25,000 of intersection bonds and the
special improvement bonds on the Farnam
and Center street paving districts , \\hlch
amount to $66,000 , are now authorized and
the bids will bo opened promptly at noon
Monday. A number of the firms that pro
pose to make offers have never handled
Omaha special Improvement bonds before. It
is expected that the average of the bids will
be materially higher than previously and
that there will be no difficulty In disposing
of the bonds on terms equally as good as
thosB which were made on the renewal bonds
which were sold a couple of months ago.
of ( lie \cw Y'orlc ' Life IH Called
to ChleiiKo.
H. S. Ford , who has held a responsible po
sltlon with the New York Life Insurance
company in this city for several years past
has Just received a desirable promotion. He
has been called to Chicago , where the general
oral offices of the company for ten surround
Ing states ere located.
Mr. Ford's new position Is a most Impor
tant one , as he , will 'have to do with the
credits In the ten states under the direction
of the Chicago office. He will leave for Chicago
cage next week , but his family will remain
here till January 1. The life Insurance un
derwriters of this city , who esteem Mr. Ford
very highly , are planning a testimonial ban
quet In. his honor.
o e e
rown ark ktue and gray mouse colored
kerseys velvet collar , with wear as a special
feature . , . . . . . . .
Overcoats dressy ; ? ? $5.50
Black Beaver , all wool , green plaid wool lin
ing , better trimmed
English Kersey in black or blue , non-fade- - _ .
able , fly front , black lining to match an ele- L 7
gant dress coat Hr *
1 3
f fit
Wooly Chinchilla , rough and shaggy , bound
Overcoats liorBolwir bniicl. satin sleeve lining , velvet col
are lar , huro lly front for , extra jjoocl , lining , $10 garments , tlio word over , $8.50
.And OthGrSI That in make-up , in shapeliness , in fit , we believe -
lieve to staird"on a par with any you ever paid more money for. We
can point to our overcoats as the strongest emphasis of goodness ,
The "Corner"
COMPANY Cor , 14th and
on Clothing. Douglas Sts.
Write for Catalogue and any information you wish.
A 1verlliie > iiiri > tor ( lieno column *
l-i 111 lie tnUeii until 12 m , ( < > r the
evening nnd until S | i. in. for ( lie
nioriilnuniul Similny editions.
VilverllNcru , by reuucNlliiH ; n mmi-
lirred ehecK , emi Imve aiiimef" il-
Iresxed tir 11 numbered letter In cure
of The lice. AiiNMcra NO iiililrcxnetl
will lie delivered on prcNcntniton of
the check only.
UittcH , t ! - ! ! < n ord first liiNcrlloii )
le n ttoril then-lifter. .Viithliuv InUrti
for lens ( linn SI5c for the llrol Inser
tion , Tliexe UlU erllKeniclitu muni ha
run ciniHcciitlvel- .
Kood liuslnefB iiualinc-Hlloni nin > excellent r f
crcnccs \\holeimlo or rotul ! liU'lnc" ! wonlj
ttiucl. AiMrcru Y 60 , lice. A M911 7
city references until * eltimilon lit liu < pltnl or
to tnkc cnre of ImalM , Inqulio Uti Tninnm.
A-M93S 7
slics position Doc. 1 In uhnKx.ile or retail
I > u tli0 ! < * ! C years In tli < > runt bmliie * * , com
petent bookkeeper ; experlcncttl Hiileitiinti ; cun
fumlMi A No. 1 references. Y Cfl , Hee.
A -M9M "
Filesmin : , good petition In letnll clnlliltiKS KOO'V
reference ! ! . Address 1' . O. box M , Vllllfii 1 ma.
I KO ; tingle : 'mil ' elsht yenra" retnll cxpoi-lcnre ;
enn Kl\e KOOI > references ; vo'ltlmi Inholt -
Bttle lieu e iircfericil. A 10 , lice
A MK < ! S
HV Tiioiicwam.Y COMI'ITINT : vor.vo
lady , net of bookn to keep or nny Mml of cleri
cal work lo do evenlniis nml Hntiinlny nfh'N
noons. Aildrora A 38 , He , A2IJ "
CANVASSUUS TO TAKi : oitmiisNiu.n :
of work : no lienvy ci.'uds In uittj , Milaiy or
commission. C. R Athuna Co , , uM ! Ho , H'th St.
expenses : old Ilrni : experience imnecers.try ,
Imluccnicntn to customcm. U. t' , lllslup &
Co. , St. Ixiuls. U 704
llcltor. . for best fraternal beneficial > njcloty
In the Held ; need pay. AdilroM Supreme See-
rctury Star of Jupiter , McCooU , Neb.
Illieinl eonmiKMnns. to ROOI ! deputleb or oitfan-
leiK. Inipcilul .M-hllc LoKlon. For i > ntl.'ii-
liii-n address Henry P. AKIn , xupunie lOKtnt ,
JlcC'iiguo building , Oninliu. II Mill NJ !
from the i\poslUnn : gioumla until matins mo
teltleil. Caiiotiter | ' fnlon. 11 M700
Yot-.vo JIKNVANTID : TcTuT.Vu luitnr.ri
trade , .tplentllil oppr.rtnntly ; ronHtnnt practice ,
expert lustiK-tlmi ! * , IcctmesMIKOK In Hlmpi
S.-UiintnjM before eoinpletliiK : ontllt i'l tools
dnnntptl ; new entnlomie Jnit out tnnllnl fiee ,
Moler System ll.nbcr School , Clink niul Van
Huron SH. , ChlcaKo , 111. 11 MMio ?
of O. 1J. Godfrey. Fremont , Neb. 11-Mvifi il
Cl < iUKS AND OAimtmiR FOIl Till : O.MUIA.
liostolllco. KMinilnatlon coon 3.0(10 ( ap , , | n | .
inents In postolllce * , ci\lco last jeii' Kult
p.irtlculars about nil Rovernnient pip-.UI' n ,
salniles. dates nf examination ? , rtr , nnl ! > ur-
tlfnl views of Wa bliiKton free. National ( . ,1.
toponJencc Institute , Dcpt. H , Wii liltiKi > in ,
D. C. 11-liiv ;
sill niucerles at vl-ole ale to farmer" C'on-
suniei.s' Grocery Co. , IvnnMis City. Mo. 11
for fnitcrtul order , licensed In Nebni'luii
Erentest lentlllc plan of si k , accident dl n-
blllty and < Tealh bencllla extant ; excellent in. .
iltircnipiiti , exclusive territory ; write iiulckly.
.1 F. Reynolds , Uxchangc building. ItoMmi ,
Mats. 11-111-7'
with acquaintance to leprej-ent lellibl' ' col
lection iipenry. Addiess D. care Chan. H Fnl-
lu's Ad\ertlslnK Agency , Chicago. II107 " , '
} 60 to J17" > monthly and expenses. Exptrlenec
unnecessary. Acme Clear Co , Chicago.
Permanent business , staple article. Nets jr , to
} S dally. lieferenccs ie < inlreil. Experience un
necessary. I.clller & Co. , St. I oiil , Mo.
II-10C-7 *
pell treasury stock. Addiess Al isKa Explora
tion and MiningCo. . , Ltd. , 21S llliilto Illdi ? . .
Chicago. 11-110--7 *
expenses. Staple line ; i > ot > ltlon pcimanent , ex
perience unnecessary. Addretsitlt btamp ,
Seymour-Whitney Co. , C 102 , Chicago.
v n-121 ! 7-
enced salesmen at oneo to call on retail mer
chants of cential and we tern stntes ; n.ilnry or
commission ; Rive refeiencep. The Eastern MfK.
Co. , Manhattan IllilR. , Chicago. , 11 J7 7
stvct or side line , for n teller that eu'iy fanner
needs ; Fell mriclidiUn only. Addiess with , ref
erences. W. Li Jniipcn , Qulncy. Ill ,
woik. JIOO per month salary , with liberal ad
ditional commissions. It. O. E\ans ft Co. .
Clile.iKO. 11 123 7 *
llest bank references. Send 4e In stamps fop
whciltuale price list and parllculnrs. AiHeilnin
Tea Co. , Detroit , Mich. 11-121-7
salesman , iieimnnent pillion to rluht party
and must bo able to Hive bond. A'hlrrfn ' Iiox
S14 , Chicago. II 12.1-7
for the postoftlce or other cl\ll HT\ Ice exnmlni. 1
tlon without Feeing- our Illustrated rutnloguo
of Information , sent free. Columbian Coire-
spondence College , Washington , I ) . C
1I-12J 7
Jl.OflO EASY IlEFOItl-cimiSTMAS * r7i7llNl
our new patent Parlor Howllnir Alley to store ? .
families .business men. rnlnr.iu. Not a toy
but practical for Fclentlllc howllnj ; ; latmt crnze'
five-foot alley ; ball returns automitlcally after
each shot ; pilee 1500. ll | ( , ' discounts lo f.iles-
menno competition ; lots of fun. Iluitleican
, , " / ! " ? ' eul < yThe ° ' Wntt MfB Ca-
ti , Ohio. 11 121 "
tnbllshcd houre ; on eimmlsslon. Tnlloin awl
\1' \ . . 1I < lnInK fP ° ° l Bilks , staple fellers. Ilex
3Cj. Chicago
11 120 7 *
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weekly : experience unnecessary , permamn .
Iliown Brothers Co. , Chicago. H
dealers ; salaiy. jc < ) , ou to Jjflo.W per month and
exnenHea ; ciperlence tinnewHwiy ; pern nnent
" position. The De Mora Cigar Co SprlimtlHd.
Cincj'LAIl DISTItimlToTlS
and bookkeeping. Wm. C. ( loin nth K NlcholaX
I1-177-7 *
have a Klondike for even" man Hint will
rome with UK anil fell our'full line of clinic
" ' "xery tock. t Kelher u111 , many fast' selling
specialties. , \ \ > lerrE
can nturt you In BJW | )
lory I or pirllrulais write to Mount llopo
NuiBcry , Uittrence , Kan , 11-1707 *
per liundred : enclose utamp for leimK. Temple
1 mpt. & .Mfg. C , . , . I , O. O. P. Ilulldlng , Phlla.
- 11-215 7
1 mirlN"i . . Inun < Alll J. leen. Kt.
IriKHljlfl line , < ? rug and dry gludH trades
" " ' TH""r ' WK' Uo" Ml l' '
trenhes , two miime s ttllchern , VxiVe
steady work. Wern | Matir ,1Co
s t < 1
* > '
Ti 913 7
ot mni.s iron AU , KINUS op
wort K
to 17rnk. . Canadian Olllce , 15J2 nouslaV n
_ _ _ _ _ C-705
WANTKD. Olltl. KOU OI3NiitAK : '
work. Apply ut KO Houll ! JO 1 1 , An-nuJ
_ _ C Mt,72
' _
\VANTII : > . CXJMIMTIN'T ( intr. KO/I oi'viMiTT .
houBework. 1113 ( JcorKlo avt-nue. tii jai 17. ' ll ! ,
\'A.vni > . OIHI < Ken OKN iTn AiT"7m ' i T i " 'If
work ; family of tin . Call S i N/uul'it
_ _ _
'ivn noT.iAiiH A WJIK : TO A noon "mow-
n.J InundroM Apply at ' al"
? 161 I' h , fo nci |
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J - 8
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one wllllnis to a .l t with tlie care of clilldreni
1U . W. 11. McCorU , 2201 C . St.

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