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The Lantern from Topeka, Kansas • 5

The Lantern from Topeka, Kansas • 5

The Lanterni
Topeka, Kansas
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THR Saturday, Jan. 15, 1887. 5 John L. Sullivan was knocking about town last week. The partnership of Capt, J.

B. Johnson and Judge John Martin suggests the probability that in the future they will run for governor in alternate years. Capt. Johnson, being the head of the firm, will be allowed his innings first. The members of the Inter Nos club will give a regal reception to Mr.

and Mrs. John E. Boal, on Wednesday evening next at the home of the Misses Higinbottam. The Inter Nos club was organized two years ago as a sort of non-matrimonial alliance, but Cupid attacked the members one by one until their ranks have been greatly deeimated, and the club is almost reduced to the point of an unconditional surrender. The reception promises to be a very agreeable affair to all concerned.

WHIST. By Eugene Ware. Hour ter hour the cards were fairly shuffled, And fairly dealt, but still I got no hand; The morning came, but I with mind unruffled Did simply say, "I do net understand." Life is a game of whist. From unseen sources The cards are shuffled and the hand9 are dealt. Blind are our efforts to control the forces That, though unseen, are no less strongly felt.

I do not like the way the cards are shuffled, But still I like the gaYne, and want to play: And through the long, long night will unruffled, Play what I get until the break of day. THE LICHTS, Whether it be by 'Lanterns''' or otherwise you should be able to see at a glance the bargains in Real Estate offerred by Bartholomew Co. TWO MILLION DOLLARS Is the modest sum which the enterprising firm of Bartholomew Co. expect to sell during 1887. Can't you help them by helping yourself to some of the unapproachable bargains offered by this Arm.

REAL ESTATE BARCAINS In any quantity may be secured by calling upon Bartholomew Co. THE BARGAIN OFFICE For Real Estate is Bartholomew Co's 189 Kansas where more Real Estate changes hands than at any other office in the city. BARTHOLOMEW CO. Offer Lots in all parts of the city and in their seven additions at prices that investors can make big profits. book notes.

The Cruise of the Mystery, and Other Poems. By Celia Thaxter. Houghton, Mifflin Co. $1.00. This is one of the neatest books of the year with its bright red lettering and ornamentation on the snow white cover.

The principal poem is a gem of its class. The themes uppermost in the book are: Love of nature, love of friends, fond regret for those who have gone, the contemplation of the happiness of young lovers, hope and comfort for dark hours the same old subjects, but the subjects nearest the human heart. "In Tuscany" is a very pretty memory picture of a beautiful Italian beggar girl. Here are two descriptive passages ot particular excellence: "Where the honeysuckle sweet Storms the sunny porch with flowers, Like a tempest of delight Shaking fragrance down in showers." "Light cloud-fl icks white that troop in joyful haste Up and across the pure and tender sky Light laughing waves that dimple all the waste And break upon the rocks and hurry by!" The following sonnet has a quiet, gentle and agreeable flavor: "Back from life's coasts the ebbing tide hid drawn, The surging tide that brimmed with joy the sbore; The torch of sunset and the blush of dawn Seemed to have lost their glow forevermore. There was such silence in the empty sky! And nature mocked me, grown so cold and dumb, And faith, I thought, had perished utterly, Nor knew I whence a ray of hope should come; When, like a royal messenger of good Sent to some sad and famine stricken land, Across my threshold dark you passed, and stood, Bearing the keys of heaven in your hand And wide the bright, resounding gates you threw! Tell me, friend, what I shall do for you Another charming poem is worthy of reproduction, called "A Rose of Joy," for a betrothal: "As when one wears a fragrant rose Close to the heart, a rose most fair, And while the day's life onward flows Forgets that it is fastened there, And wonders what delicious charm Dwells in the air about, and whence Come the rich wafts of perfume warm Subtly saluting soul and sense; And then, remembering what it is, Bends smiling eyes the flower above, Adores its beauty and its bliss And looks on It with grateful love-Even so I wear, friend of mine, The sweet thought of your happiness; The knowledge of your joy divine Is fragrant with a power to bless.

With the day's work preoccupied, Vaguely, half conscious of delight, Upborne as on a buoyant tide, 1 wonder why life seems so bright. Then memory speaks; then winter gray And age and ctres that have no end Touch me no more. I am to-d iy Rich in the wealth that cheers my friend. Little Men and Women Annual volume. Illustrated.

Boston: D. Lothrop Co. Price, $1.60. What more could the story and picture loving six-year-olds ask for than this charming volume. There are seventy-five full page pictures and over a hundred smaller ones, with the jolliest stories by choice contributors, about all sorts of things and all sorts of places, with poetry just such as will catch the ear, sometimes songs, sometimes descriptions, and sometimes such amusing bits as this: "Dimple is only three years old, Merry brown eves and hair of gold; She had never noticed eyebrows before So she stood at her glass for a minute or more; Then she spoke with a baby's pleased surprise, 'Why, papa, I've whiskers over my eyes." Let the fathers and mothers who are looking for a bright book for the little ones turn over the leaves of the bound volume of Little Men and Women for 1886.


Kansas City ami Denver, westbound 12:20 P. H. Leavenworth and Topeka 1 1 :30 A.M. Atchison and Topeka 12:10 P. M.

Kansas City and Pueblo, east bound 3:00 P. M. Kansas City and Denver, east bound 3:15 P. M. NIGHT.

Kansas City and Pueblo, west bound 12:35 A. M. Kansas City and Denver, west hound: 1:00 A. M. Kansas City and Pueblo, east bound 3:00 A.

M. Kansas City and Denver, east bound 3:00 A. M. Train between Atchison and Topeka carrying express pouch reaches Topeka at 12:30, P. and departs for Atchison at 3:10, A.

M. TIME OF CLOSING MAILS. DAY. Kansas City and Pueblo, west 11:40 A. M.

Kansas City and Denver, west 11 :40 A. M. Kansas City and Pueblo, east 2:20 P. M. Kansas City and Denver, ear-t 2:20 P.

M. Leavenworth and Topeka, east 2:20 P. M. Atchison and Topeka, north 2:20 P.M. NIGHT.

All mails East, West, North and South close promptly at 11 P. M. On Sunday all dav mails close at 11 :40, A. and night mails at 11 P. M.

COLLECTIONS. All mail boxes located in tbe business part of the city are collected weekdays as follows: At 10:30, A. 12-30, and 8 o'clock, P. M. On Sundays above boxes are collected at 10 A and 8 o'clock P.

M. All other boxes are collected twice daily during the week but are not collected on Sunday. OVEULAND KOUTKS. Dover and Maple Hill routes leave Topeka Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:00 A. and return Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 6 P.

M. Holton route leaves Topeka Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7 A. and returns Wednesday, Friday, and Monday at 6 P. M. THIS PASSING CROWD.

Mr. H. S. Clark is in Lawrence. Miss Nellie Bnrriss is in Kansas City.

Mrs. J. W. Rush, of Larned, is in the city. Mr.

Bert Sanders has gone to Plainfield, Ind. Miss Anna Ilolzmark is home from Lawrence. Miss Georgia Brown has returned to Lawrence. Mrs. R.

F. Bond, of Sterling, is here for the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Thos.

Carney, of Leavenworth, revisited Topeka on Monday. Mrs. John J. Ingalls, of Atchison, was the guest of Gov. and Mrs.

Martin during the week. Judge and Mrs. A. G. Otis, of Atchison, spent a part of the week here.

Judge and Mrs. O. A. Bassett, of Lawrence, are guests of Topeka friends. Miss Lillie Elwood.

of Atchison, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Morse.

Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Kirk, of Strong City, are visiting Topeka friends.

Mrs. G. W. Glick, of Atchison, came over for the inaugural. Mrs.

Sarah J. Brown, of Lawrence, spent the week with Topeka friends. Mrs. W. W.

Smith, wife of the Senator from Marshall, is spending a few days at the capital. Dr. and Mrs. B. Hibhen have been entertaining Mr.

and Mrs. V. II. Severy, of Emporia. Mr.

Albrecht Marburg and Miss Nevada Jetmore were quietly married on Monday, and have gone to Germany on a wedding trip. North Topeka was represented at the Governor's ball by many of her prominent ladies and gentlemen, including all the friends of that popular institution, Marshall's band. Among those attending the inaugural exercises on Monday were Mr. and Mrs. R.

A. Barker, of Lawrence Mrs. Geo. T. Anthony, of Leavenworth Mrs.

R. A. Park, of Atchison Mrs. R. N.

Allen, of Chanute; Mrs. T. L. Marshall, of Osage City. The friends of Mr.

and Mrs. Will. J. Starr gave them a reception at the Hotel Throop on Tuesday evening, attended by Mr. "VV.

J. Starr and wife, Mr. R. M. Spivey and wife, Mr.

J. P. Goggin and wife, Mr. L. II.

Pounds and wife, Mr. C. N. Nelson and wife, Mr. Irving Doolittle and wife, Messrs.

W. A. Coats, W. J. Black, William Connors, T.

E. Pounds, George Stevenson, Arthur Poole, Seymour Davis, James P. Rowley. L. S.

Fortune. Charles Safford, Warren Doolittle, Charles Murphey. M. A. Green, D.

O'Brien, Harry Ilillyer, Misses Coats, Cochran, Bertie Thompson. Clara Shell-abarger, Mamie Smith, Minnie Darling, of Leavenworth, Annie Thompson, Lenfesty, Douthitt, Elliott, Horner, Wikidal, Weightman, Mrs. Wiggin. A venerable chestnut Old 18S(. Judge A.

B. Quinton is now dispensing the healing balm stored in the marriage license. Sol. Miller is No. 1 on the list of senatorial districts.

Bis newspaper, the Troy Chief, is known by the same numeral. By far the best article we have read about the lamented Logan was from the pen of Rev Dr. McCabe, in the Capital. It is claimed that a Smith is born every fifteen minutes. It was a graceful and in some respects a deserved compliment to elect one of them to the Speakership of the Kansas bouse of representatives.

Whether elected or not, all will concede that Mr. C. C. Baker lias made a gallant canvass for the office of State Printer. In fact he runs so well that he might already be called the State sprinter.

RECENT WEDDINGS. "Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells Ah, a world of happiness their melody foretells, Through the balmy air of night. How they ring out their delight From the molten golden notes, All in tune What a liquid ditty floats, To the turtle dove, that listens while she gloats On the moon. The marriage, Dec. 15, of Mr John E.

Boal and Miss Minnie Dickinson, at National City, California, being the union of two of Topeka's best known young people, deserves a record in TnE Lantern even at this late day. Mr. and Mrs. Boal have recently returned from a honeymooning tour of the land of fruits and flowers and are meeting a hearty welcome from their many friends. The North Side falls into line with two weddings of note: Miss Bertie Dunlap to Mr.

J. D. McDonald, of Chicago, occuring Tuesday Dec. 21, 1886, and Miss Lizzie Whitney to Mr. C.

C. Nicholson on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1886. Mr. and Mrs.

McDonald have removed to Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholson will reside in North Topeka. Bishop Vail, assisted by Dean Ellerby, performed the marriage service for Mr.

James V. Douthitt and Miss Carrie Wilson, at Grace Cathedral on Wednesday evening, Dec. 29, 1886, having as witnesses a large company of their friends and relatives. The assistants were Dr. W.

S. Baker and Misses Myrtle Jetmore and Laura Douthitt. Messrs. Harry Jetmore, Geo. W.

Stevenson Rankin, Mason and Chas. K. Holliday officiated as ushers. A reception was given following the ceremony at the residence of Judge and Mrs. W.

P. Douthitt, where a pleasant season of post-wedding festivities was enjoyed. Mr. II. A.

Heath, of the Kansas Farmer, Topeka, was united in marriage on Thursday, Dec. 23, 1886, to Miss Estelle T. Reed, of Bloomington, 111., the ceremony being performed at the residence of the bride in the latter city, by Rev. Mr. Bennett.

Mr. and Mrs. Heath have taken up their residence at No. 235 Quincy street and will be valuable additions to the society of the city. Mr.

Heath is a member of the Press Club, is a splendid partner at progressive euchre, a very companionable gentleman in private life, and a thorough business man possessed of these qualities, the only wonder is that he has remained single so long. Choosing an Illinois girl for his bride shows his excellent judgment. Mrs. Heath is also to be commended for her selection, because in the very nature of things the man who can make a good newspaper is certain to make a good husband. Friday evening, Dec.

31, 1886, the marriage of Miss Mamie Hudson to Mr. Dell Keizer was solemnized at the residence of the bride's parents, Major and Mrs. J. K. Hudson, the ceremony being performed by Rev.

F. S. McCabe, D. D. Only the relatives and a few particular friends were present, including Mr.

M. H. Hudson, Mr. Frank Hudson, Mr. Samuel Hudson, and their families, of Kansas City.

The wedding was of the kind usually denominated a quiet one, but from the well known disposition of the Messrs. Hudson we infer that it was not such a very quiet affair. A pleasant feature was the participation of the young people of the several families as bridesmaids and groomsmen, with baskets of sweet flowers and bushels of sweeter smiles. Mr. and Mrs.

Keizer commenced their married life with the new year, and are already "at home" at No. 421 Polk street. A large number of valuable presents and the good wishes showered upon them from every hand attest the popularity of the newly wedded pair, to which The Lantern adds its sincere congratulations. HOME PERIODICALS. The newspapers now published in Topeka are as follows: Commonwealth, Capital, State Journal, Democrat, Law Journal, Trade Gazette, Baptist, Knight and Soldier, Faamer, Telegraph, Methodist, Lance, Light, Farm Record, Western Home, Argo, Association Facts, Our Messenger, Churchman, Chutauquan, School Journal, Business College Journal, Labor Chieftain, Mail, Spirit of Kansas, Baptist Signal, Memorial Banner, and The Lantern..

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