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About The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19?? | View Entire Issue (June 6, 1892)
A SAFE VEHICLE.
A NEW YORK CLUB
J ... ;
THAT IS LIKE.
.4n Cnllauaiuat le Htxl Willing Ijiwjrr 1 1 mm
Klrtc-t! ri Tltai in . !rr.!, I"r.
during 4ixMl ICrttill t rkiii(pu-M
! Ailtrmilllgr of llfjil lull l.ifn.
Tho in;ir-t airra i to a Toyiil,c
il.ill in Atutrtr.i U the Kant Kid; club.
Tlio iiiiv iii iii originated in th.; Church
club, nn orgauizatinnconsistingof uImjiU
tX n'in-s'iitativw Episcopalians.
Instead of an Oxford tutor, a N.-w
York lawyi r. Everett P. Win l. r, r-oii-oeiv-d
tins i.I.'.i of ; hospital.!.; home,
with lilM ial nun incii in rM.!i!e,
whcro the vorkiii;,'iiL-ii .f the ;it t-ide
might iii-.-t. Mr. Wheeler had just re
turned from London when he read hi.-t
paMT to tho Church club, showing t ho
magnitndo and magnificence of the
work accomplished in Vhitechaiel by
Tho laymen were so very favorably
imiressed by the fstn-nth of the appeal
mid tho j;inMrstnoi.s of their associate
that as individuals they agreed to give
any project ho might formulate their
support. That was in March, 1891.
In Jane Mr. Wheeler had rented
.an old frame dwelling hou.se at the
foot cf Iiisf Sovenfy-turth. utroot, onco
tho country residence of a promi
nent New York physician, to which he
gave the name of the &uit Side club.
Ilia family had gone abroad, and when
it was learned that Mr. Wheeler had
closed his house at the corner of Seventy
first street and Park riven tie, and taken
np his residence in the club for the sum
mer, his friend in the Lawyers' club,
tho Church clah and society generally
were amazed. From chance acquaint
ances he made friends, and the few who
were welcomed to the freedom of tho
turf and the cool shade about the house
welcomed others on their own responsi
bility. In this simple and cordial way
tho men were drawn to the East Side
club every evening, and on Sundays
they brought their children and their
lunc!i-H and newspapers and picnicked
on the gr.t--s. i
Mr. Whoe'er talked to the people. lie '
had every nev.couier introduced to him,
and he sat on th" rate with them; he
smoked and read them, and he not
only got their ideas on political, social
and industrial questions, but frankly
gave his own. Some of these friendly
diftcttstrions lasted a week, and news of
thexn drew new visitors. When one
evening "the club gentleman, as ho
was called, invited two men to dine with
him, his sincerity of purpose was estab
lished, and since then the work has pros
pered. Associated with Mr. Wheeler were the
Rev. Mr. Theodore F. Bacon and Mr. L.
D. Hughes, graduate and student of di
vinity. Notwithstanding the religious
tendency of these gentlemen and the
support of the Church club, the work
was conducted on puiely nonsectarian
lines. Not a Scripture quotation was
seen on the wall, and neither hymnal
nor Imok of common prayer was visible.
The old fashioned diiiimr room was
converted into a billiard hall, and here '
the men smoke and chat, play billiards, j
chess and checker whenever they like.
At a small excuse the conservatory j
was converted iuto a gymnasium. On !
the same CMr is the lavatory and bath, j
Every day in the week from 9 a.m. !
until 10 p. m. the c lubhouse is oien and
the attendance in the billiard room and
gymnasium is greater Sunday than at
any other time. When exception was
taken to this unusual plan of ojieration
Mr. Wheeler took the ground that a
gentleman might play a game of bil
liards in his private club Sunday after
noon if the notion pleaded him without
exciting any comment among tho m em
bers. CirantLTg this privilege to a mer
chant, banker or professional man, why
should it be denied his. truckman aud
clerks? It also occurred to him that a
game of cards in a private club was not
only less baneful, but less expeiuavo
than in a saloon or beer garden.
Another innovation is a monthly dar.ee
to which ail the members are invited to
bring their wives, sisters and friends.
Good music is provided, simply printed
dancing cards are distributed and in the
middle of the programme hot chocolato
and cake or coifee and sandwiches are
served. Tiw young clergyman is al
ways present, and no group, however
small, is unattended in the club, and in
consequence noisy harangues, profanity
and discord are nnknown.
Now there are five club residents Mr.
W. S. Brush, also a lawyer; Mr. Paul
Remolds, editor of a religious paper;
I liuv lrnvt)lrt foun t tho world, I '
:;rt!i Arl tlghty-one deitrw; .
I lutve s eu it t mountains hurlod
Ir.tjj .toruiv. mitkHiK ocas.
To t lie fiirtirmt 1'vm HstOJulcd
or ill.- i.iu'h.f-i Aii'tno H-nk:"'
Ali'i nnu iln- my tvny I wemityf
Krom Oylon to Mozitmliiijut'.
I'v t-x;i.ri-l u itti l.-arnil nuzvn
I'.n Ui.-ii.!- nu.l u-iiii.li-ii liorlc:
.A i.l i ii I llrs f l he Hit-H ,
I lint v.-cull I ho (irchUtorlc.
I'm lit lioiiio in Koine ami Venice,
I'.-iri-. i.ii'i..ii. Aberdeen:
. i.l I'm-l.i!ii--.l iitnl played lnwu Uniiit
Will. I In- i.iuliter of a nuecu.
I hitvf mtii tho Arith manly
Kiitcrl ;iitiin III hlH tent:
Trim i'-tl uil Hit- way with Stanley
rhroiiL:!i th darkest Continent:
fc--il..-l tlmsv uoii'lrouH, tor led cellars
in oi:r own New Mexico,
Whc-re t in- imi.jiIc caUeil rliff d wcllcrs
l.ivt-.l mi nuiuy yt-nrrt n'o.
Y-t in all my journeys never
Have I.Milfcrt-fl hiirm'B attack;
Nevi-r oa h or car whatever
That 1 hounletl left the track.
N-ver was I vexed or daunted
At hotel or fort-in station.
For tiit. ear in which I jaunted
J. tills Joy in St. Nicholas.
The changes of terrestrial climate
liave leen many and various. Myrtles
and tree ferns once flourished in Green
land; coral insects built on the Bhoresof
Melville island; nautiluses 6ailed over
what must then have een the tepid seas
about Spitzbergen. But with the lapse
of ages the scene changed, and worse
than arctic rigors spread into regions
now enjoying temperate climate. Pos
sibly not for the first time. The Per
mian was certainly an inclement age.
and its inclemency seems even to have
reached the ioint of glaciation in the
west of England and Ireland, yet it was
preceded and succeeded by a long prev
alence of tropical conditions.
These assuredly reigned without in
terruption, in north temperate and polar
regions throughout the vast expanse of
Tertiary time. Palms and cycads then
sprang, up in the room of oaks and
beeches in England; turtles and croco
diles haunted English rivers and estn
aries; lions, elephants and hyenas
roamed at large over English dry lanti
An Animated Storage Ur mi-voir.
The Australian lamprey has its prin
cipal habitat in the, Murray , river, and
consequently in th dry neuxnis it U apt
tft be imbedded leneath the . hardened
clay, where no water is. As th stream
recedes, the' animal fills its ionch ejid
disapjars into the 6oft mud below,
there to remxiu until the drought has
passed away, subsisting on the moisture
which it has learned to store in a sjiecial
ized receptacle at' the' side of the head.
As a matter of fact, the fish has mas
tered the difficult question of water &t or- ,
age on its own account ljefore the rare ,
of homo sapiens has leen able to solve!
tho same problem in the island couti-j
It is an interesting question wheth r I
this Australian lamjirey is not a linger
ing example of the fish of Miocene ages,
and as such may le considered as an an
cestral type of European lampreys. A
sea lamprey that I examined alive,
caught in the salmon nets of the tidal
estuary, had a dintinct tendency to
swell at either sido of the head, as if tho
pouch might be forthcoming in time of
actual necessity. If the Australian tyjte
is not tho absolute ancestor of tho British
genera, it is at least reasonable to sup
pose that it is an older form, and that
the divergent genera and species have
descended along different lines in the
great life struggle. That tho pouch of
the antipodean lamprey is intended for
the storage of water is a fact that can
hardly bo doubted by any one who has
seen the species amid its peculiar sur
roundings. Cornhill Magazine.
PLKcKS OF WORSHIP. ,
- - - at O " - -' - " ' . .
CATiioi.ttf.-St.(Hirs Church., ak. iietwern
fifth ami Sixth. Father Cuiney, PlHtor
hervice : ' V-iha at 8 0J 10 : A. U. bun day
Mchuol at Si :3. with boncdlctlOii. . . . ...
CiiMtriAK. corner Lucimt and Eighth its
.erv ! nmriiliiK iid evci.ihj;- Klurr A
Oal'oway luistor. Sunday School 10 A. SI.
Epis'-oi-ai.. St I. iik-' t hurcli. cimer 1 hird
and Vine. Kev li li. liiii-cM1. pastor. Ser
vices : H A. m . a: d 7 ip ti. Sunday School
at -l :: I. m.
(Jkk.man M hTiioiusT. -(..truer Sixth St and
tJriuiite. Kev. Illit. I'.-itor. -rTices : 11 a. M.
and 7 ::) I. M. snuuay School 10 :.'(( A. M.
I'KKSKYTI" ItlAN. ervic-. in new chcn li. Cut
tier Sixth aiii' t:r;itnie ste. l;ev. J . T. l'aird,
I'Hstof. MiiiiIh-si- . 1 at 1 ; :jc ; 1 reaching
at 1 1 a . in. I'-.d s p. in,
i In- . it. s.C K of 'hi- church im-etK every
Siil.hatli evenii'K t :1ft in the liascinci't of
the chiicih. All are invited to atlciai tliecc
FlttsT M s-tiioi.ist. Sixth St.. hetwen Main
and IVarl. I;ev I. F. 1'iitt.D. I. uastor.
Service : 11 a. M.. 8 :H p. m Suiida-. School
9 :: a m. Frayer uu-etii g Wednesday even
ing. rfitM I'ich hkvtkki a n . Corner Main and
Ninth. l:-v Witte, past or. Services usual
hours. Sunday chool a :30 a. m.
Swp.k.dish i i.MiKMiATiiiNAi. tirauiie. be
tween Fifth aud sixth
Paying a Debt.
Tho celebrated French poet, Saiui
Foix, who, in spite of his large inconn
was always in debt, sat one day in
barber's shop waiting to be shaved, lie
was lathered, when the door opened and
a tradesman entered who happened to
be one of tho poet's largest creditors.
No sooner did this man see Saint-Foit
than he angrily demanded his money
The poet composedly begged him not to
make a scene.
"Won't you wait for the money nuiil
I am shaved'"
"Certainly," said the other, pleased at
Saint-Foix then made the barber a
witness of the agreement and imme
diately took a towel, wiped the lathet
from his face and left the shop, lie
wore a beard to tho end of his days.
Courtship In Chins.
A curious custom prevails at Huay
ning-hsien, in Kwangsi. On the fif
teenth day of the first month in each
year all the young ladies and gentlemen
j take a walk to tho i en-yen mountain.
: Each damsel carries a little box, which
j she dejtosits at the foot of the bill. Am
i young gentleman desirous of enterm.v
j the bonds of matrimony may select oue
j of the boxes and take it away with him
whereupon the fair owner of the bos
j makes herself known and an acquait
i anceship is thus formed. Ill assortti
j matches are not likely to occur, as tl:l.-
custom is observed only among the we!".
; to do classes of society. Schnitzel run:
j The Child's ProtvaU
; Joseph Ilaworth, the actor, tells r:
i story of a little girl who was very enr
; ious to know all about thunderstona:-.
and was told by her mother that they
; were the voice of God. A few day;
', later the child was caught out in, a thu; .
, derstorm and called by her mother ;
; come in. Her little legs came toddliu.
' up to the piazza as fast as they -conk".
but as she reached the steps there cm:
' a terrific clap of thunder, and the fitiiv
; one,-looking up, said, with a pained op
pression on her face:; "Oh, Dod. "
needn't holler so loud; I'se hurryin des;
as fast as I tan." Buffalo Express.
Two men met on a train going west.
They had known each other in the six
ties and resumed acquaintance with a
"An how's that bright boy of yours?"
asked the city man of his old time friend.
"Peart, peart as ever, pard. I were
goin to make a minister of him, but he
got stage struck and took to that line as
nat'ral as a duck does to water, an I had
to gin in. And he's the best shot in
"Took to the stage, eh? And has he
"Successful? Well, I reckon he hez.
Why, their ain't a man can be named
in the same day with Bill. He kin drop
a grizzly in liis tracks without ever
comin down from his perch."
"What is his role?"
"Roll? I don't savey, pard."
"I mean what line is he in?"
"Oh, the Mounting an Valley line that
runs to Goochville through Catamount
Grove and Grizzly Hollow. 'Taint fun
all the time either, pard, when bandits
is layin low for yer money or yer life."
"Ah, he does the sensational on the
boards. I see. A low comedian."
"Nothin low about Bill, ole friend.
He just sits up on tho top of the Mon
tany stage an drives his four-in-hand as
easy as rollin off a log. Ez I said, the
stage vraz right in his line, an he's a
thunderin good driver." Detroit Free
The Baby and the Savage.
In the bone caves of the south of
France have been found figures of rein
deer, mammoths and men cut on horn
or ivory, and evidently executed by art
ists contemporary with th Elephas i
pnmigemrs. The men are represented
with short, bent legs, and seem to stand
or walk in a stooping manner, with the
body bowed slightly forward from the
Now pass your hand down tho back of
any infant under ten months old and
feel the spine at the loin or lumbar re
gion, where in the adult modern man
the back is hollow or concave. You will
observe that in the babe it is convex
like that of a quadruped (a ten-month-old
baby is practically a quadruped);
and though the child can, perhaps, get
on its legs with the support of a chair,
it does not straighten its thighs and
stand upright, but is bent forward in the
same posture of the cave dweller, whose
portrait has come down to us from the
age just succeeding the last glacial
epoch. If the support is removed the
child falls forward and again becomes a
l.oi.oHK.li 15a it ist. Mf . ttlive. r-ak. between
'lentil t.tid Fleveiith, lCev. A. Jlofwell, pas
tor. Sei vices it a. in. iiiul 7 :30 p. in. Flayer
meeting Wednesday evening.
YoUMt Mkn's Chkitian Association
Kooins in V Hterman Mock, Main street, (ios
pel meet injr. for mei. only, everv Suuday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock. Kooiiif open week days
from S:IS() a. in.. 13 9 : 30 p.m.
South Fakk Tabkhnaclf.. Rev. .1. M.
V-jod, l astor. Services : Sunday School.
OA. in.: treadling. 11a. ni. and 8 l. hi.;
prayer meeting Tuesday night ; choir pia'
..ice Friday night Al. are welcome.
"my Grocer putme onto
1 -cl rxus6A VJ
ar)d it does ju$t
wfyat rje clalrps for it?
A.k your Grocerforit,
and insist oq havirjf it.
THE BEST SOAP MADE
FOR ALL HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES.
MADE ONLY BY
N.K.FA1RBANK & CO. Chicago.
I if. Dtrjsrjsr
Always has on band a full stock of
FLOUR AND FEED,
Corn. Bran, Shorts Oats and Baled
Hav for sale as low as the lowest
and delivered to any part of the
COKXER SIXTH AND VINE
J. W. Johnson,
-COOT H EOOO-
Citizens - Bciql,
Capital Paid in
F K Outhman. J W Johnson. E 8 Greasel
Henry Fikenbary. M w Morgan. J
A Connor. W Wettenkamp, W
A general banNing business trans
acted. Interest allowed on de
pIRST : NATIONAL : BANK
OP PLATTSMODTH. NEBRASKA
faid up capital $50,000.00
The San Kecord.
) Sunshine is recorded, at the nieteupo
; logical office in England by means of
I the Stokes-Campbell instrument, the ev
idential feature of which is a spheric-si
lens, which acta as a burning glass. A
i the sun accomplishes its apparent jo'?r-
SeaiM-s of Taste and Smell.
The incapable, who neither know
care how food ought to be prepare. 1.
hardly conscious tliat they are reep
ble for the health of those they cater Li.-.
The senses of taste and smell apjear t.
be interdependent, and everything liia';
tastes pleasantly or smells agreeably er
cites a flow of the gastric juices. an.
then, with digestion, there is a Itett-.
to assimilate food. New York
Mr. v mis li. iioieom, Jats. V trginia ney from east to west it burns its am o
Gookin. the kinder gartner, and her little graph into a strip of card placed beneath
son. i the lens, bnt can only do so when it
The janitor and liis wife take care of J easy to calculate the amount of actru i
the house and John Codet, aged sixteen, j sunshine with which each day is favored
is custodian of the playgrounds. Dur- ! Chambers Journal,
ing the day Airs, tiookin teaches all the j
chihlren who come to the kindergarten.
Last October an epidemic broke out and
the school had to be closed. Several
deaths resulted from measles and fever.
The work was resumed recently with a
membership of hf ty. At the start these
toddlers had to lie washed and scrubbed;
now they present themselves clean and
Any self respecting man may become
a member of the club by paying fifty
cents a month. This fee entitles the
memtT to all the privileges and advan
tages of a social and friendly organiza
tion. It gives his children the freedom
of the playgrounds seven days in the
week and provides kindergarten train
ing for them. It welcomes his wife to
the mothers meetings and the general
entertainments, and it gives him the use
of st gymnasium, library and reading
rvwim. and a cozy and beautiful place to
t?p.-iid his holidays. It brings him in
o.ntaet with at last three sympathetic
and influential men on whom he can de
pe nd for many courtesies calnlated to
reli'-ve the monotony and reduce the
struggles for existence. New York
Not So Green as lie Looked. .
A man entered a busy city office a few
weeks ago and asked permission to use
the telephone. He walked to the corner
pointed out by one of the clerks, looked
curiously at the instrument and after a
furtive glance toward the other occu
pants of the room took down the re
ceiver and gently whispered into it,
A broad Fmile passed around the room,
and one of the younger clerks called out
in patronizing tones, "Oh, no, uncle;
hang np the tube, ring the bell on the
right, then put the tube to your ear and
talk to that little hole before you."
The man obediently hung up the re
ceiver and turned toward the speaker.
"Thank you!" he said dryly, "I am the
general inspector of this telephone line."
r the very beet facilities for the promp
transaction of ligltlmate
Stocks, bonds, gold, government and local fe
.nrities bought and sold. Deposits receiv.:
nd interest, allowed on the certifiCH'ff
Drafts drawn, available in any part of tht
United States and all the principal towns oi
0OLLBCTJOHS MADE AD PROMPTLY REMIT
TED. Blghest market price iia for County War
rants, State an County bends.
John Fitzgerald D. Hawksworth
Sam Waugh. F. E. White
George E. Dovey
John Fitzgerald. S. Waugb.
President Ca- re"
C3-0 - TOf-
iouse Furnishinq Emporium.
"T X TilUK you can get your house furnished froia
V V kitchen to pnrior and at easy tearins. I hau
die the world renown Haywood bahy carriHges, aleo
the latest improved .Reliable Process (ia&oline stove
Call and be convinced. So trouble to show goods.
WILL KEEP CONSTAVH Y OX HAND
A Full and Compl.-te line of
Drugs, Medicines. Paints, and Oils.
DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES AND PURE LIQUORS
Prescriptions Caivfnl!- ntitipmii'tft'tf -i nil IFmirs.
XJtl X X Sri rj
Adveri - zzsiS - Stzfo - Work
The measles bacillns, discovered iv
Berlin by Dr. Canon, varies in length
i from one three-thousandth to one oiie
! thousandth of an inch. It possesses
j characteristics said to be different from
taose or any other bacillus known.
The grain crop for one year of the
states west of the Mississippi, including
oats, barley, rye. etc., at the lowest esti
mate will reach $.100,000,000.
New investigations have compelled the
reduction of the estimated population of
China from something over 400,000.000
to about 850,000.000.
A New Profession.
Mr. Charles Richcn, of Paris, has
adopted quite a novel method of earning
a living. His cards are worded: "Charles
Richon, Imitator of Nightingales for
Gardens and Restaurants." Our pro
fessional appears to be fully occupied
during the summer season. Every time
a wealthy bourgeois, owning a plot cf
land twelve meters in extent, invites his
friends to a parden part, Charles Richon
conceals himself behind the flower
pots and oleander tubs and charms the
company by imitating the glorious trills
of the most melodious of our feathered
Constantly keeps on hand everythin
you need to furnish your house.
CORKER SIXTH AND MAIN 6TREET
The Common Snake.
The common snake is found through
out Europe (save in Ireland, the Ork
neys. Hebrides, Shetland islands and
Iceland), extending northward in Scan
dinavia to C degs. It abounds in Sic
ily, Sardinia and Corsica, and occurs,
though rarely, in Algiers, but not thence
eastward in Africa. It is found in Pt r
6ia and western Siberia, and Asia as far
Lake Baikal, and in the Alps at au al.i
tude of G.OiK) feet. Quarterly Review.
THE OLD RELIABLE.
h. WATERMAN k m
Shingles, Lath, Sash.
r'nn Hcpply ererw demand ot the cit
Call and get terms. Fourth street
in rear of opera house.
BOl Cor Fifth and Vine
PLrVTTSMOUTH - NEBRASKA
A Cure for the Ailments of Man and Beast
A long-tested pain relierec
Its use is almost universal bj the Housewife, the Farmer, the
Stock Raiser, and by erery one requiring an effective
No other application compares with it in efficacy.
This well-known remedy has stood the test of years, almost
No medicine chest is complete without a bottle of Mustang
Occasions arise for its use almost every day.
All druggists and dealers have it.
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