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11 Sr i w W. k, A $ Horn In Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Lincoln, a daughter. The Mendelssohn society has commencing relnarsing fj- the win ter concert. Mr. II. J. W. Seamark will produce "Pinafore" shortly aHcr the first of next month. The North Lincoln Chautauqua Circlo held its lirst meeting las' evening at the residence of Mrs. 0. W. Hedg03. 12T U street. Miss Ef1ic Stcen Ins resumed her duties in the oil'ue of the ctu missioner of public lands and buildings after an exton led vacjtiju Miss Maud Remick, who was the guest of Mis3 Bertie Clark, left Thursday for Manitou, Colo. Miss Katharine Woston returned to Beatrice Saturday. Misses Brownie and Sarah Baum of Omaha, who pirticipatei in the festivities of fair week in Lincoln, returned homo Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Burr spent Sunday in Omaha. S. II. Burnham attended the bankors' conventiin in -Omaha. Tuesday. N. S. Harwoo'l was in Omaha Tuesday in attendance upon the bankers' convention. L. L. II. Austin was an Omaha visitor Wednesday. Hon. W. F. (iiirley of Omaha delivered the address at the opening of the University of Nebraska yesterday. J. E. Hill has returned from Philadelphia. His daughters, Mrs. J. II. Bigger and Mis3 Winifred Hill will remain east several weeks. Mrs. L. A. Sherman and children have returned from the state of Washington, where they spent the summer. Professors Lampreclit and Movius, of the Nebraska Conservatory of Music, and Mis3 Marie Hoover will give concerts at various points in the state during the winter season. The music features of the Sabbath services in tho First Congrega tional church have been greatly strengthened. There is an excel lent choir with good 6oloists and the musical program under tho direction of Mrs. P. V. M. Raymond is always of interest. The Dawes-Burr wedding will occur October 3rd, and will be cel ebrated in the First Presbyterian church. Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Neill have returned from a several weeks absence in Washington. Work in the art department of tho state university will begin Sop tember 2th at 2 p. in. In a Uition to the regular classes in drawing, painting and wj J carving, which will be conducted by Miss Parker as last year, and the classes in china painting umW Mrs. Bro -k, thero will bo a free sketch clu meeting one evening each wcok. This is design? 1 to bring tog ther the artists and art students of tho jity, and to promote an I unite tho art interests of Lincoln. Thero will bo work in composition, in sketching from life and othrr interesting features. It is hopod that much earnest effort cm l secured this winter in this direction. Tho meeting for organizatii n will be held Friday evening, September 'JUth, at the studios, univer sity hall, and all who oxpeut to be members are requested to bo present at that time. A United number or porsons desiring to tak 1 wood carving can make arrangements by which the tirst semester's instruction will bo free. This weok tho University conservatory of music opened its regis tratiou Look, not only to citizens of Lincoln and Nebraska, but to ail United States. William Kimball who has 'jeen chosen by tho regents of tho university to f i II the direstorship is of New England heritage. Music was chosen as his life profession at the age of thirteen; in 1871 he went to Boston and took instructions from J. C. D. Parker in harmony and 0. D. Whiting in organ. L iter ho graduated from the Oberliicn-; vatoryand then went to Earope where ho pursued his studies under Dr. Oscar Paul and Carl Reinecke, kapell-meister and successor to Mendelssohn. Afterwards ho became instructor at Oberlin and before accepting his present position wo find him at tho head of that prosperous institution, tho Iowa Conservatory of music. Martimus SieveKing, the head of the piano department, was bDrn at Amsterdam, Holland, in 1SG7. At the age of ten yoars ho was sent to Leipsic where for eight years he studied piano under the famous Julius Rontgon. He followed this with a six years course of compo sition under Frans Coenen, of Holland. Young Sieveking then went to Paris where he composed a suite for an orchestra and was honor ed by having it played by the famous Lamotireux orchestra. He made a concert tour of nearly all the European countries and travel ed two years in Ireland and Scotland with Adclina Patti. He also made two tours with Edward Lloyd the English tenor; one wit 1 Madame Valleria and one with Made Sterling. He came over to America last year at the end of the fair and has mado a most suc cessful debut at the Bendix quartet recitals. I have in mind at pre sent many Mattering pres3 notices that ho has roc-ived from such journals as tho Paris Fiijaro, New York Jfu.iic-il Courier, Chicago Inter-Ocean, Post, Times, otc. John Randolph principal or tho voice department, is a native of Danville, Ky. Ho was for years con nected with the New England conservatory, and sang in tho quar tette choir in one of Boston's most prominent churches. He was a private pupil of George L. Osgood, the eminent voico builder and conductor; and later he studied" with the best cachers of New York and Cincinnati. August Hagenow will have charge of the violin de partment and D. F. Easterday tho uaud, both of whom are too well known to Lincoln people to warrant a biographical description. Miss Emily Metcalf Pekin. received her entire musical training from Mr. Kimball at the Iowa consorvarory of music. She will assist in tho piano department. Mrs. P. V. M. Raymond, who has made such an enviable reputation with the Lincoln Oratorical society, and as organist of the city will have charge of the chorus.. Miss Susie Schotield, assistant instructor of piano and the Virgil practice clavier, received the major part of her musical education in Leipsic and Berlin, first under Herr Robert Teichmeiller, later under Ilerr Gustav Schreck of the Royal conservatory of music Mr. Planque, of Vincenus. Ind., is the latest addition to tho faculty and will have chargo of the mandolin and guitar department. Mrs. Hagenow will assist in violin teaching. OUR SEPTEMBER COST SALE ON FURNITURE Is the greatest sale ever offered in Lincoln. Hai7 Fupnitui?e inpan: 211 SO. ELEVENTH ST. LINCOLN, NEBRASKA.