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JOTTINGS FORJHE JOLLYlyERY DESTRUC
Short Paragraphs Prepared and Purloined
For the Readers of the Journal.
Look fur kohIim'ss. look for Klwlnevi,
Yuu will ttiiii tlirm all tint whllr;
If yon brink" n smiling vNiik't'
To the glass, you meet u iulli
l)o not look for wrong hikI evil.
Vim will tinil tlirm if you ilo:
A you rniMMire to ymif m lk'lilM .r
Ik' will measure kirk to yea.
Few people overtax their Intellects
in behalf of others.
As molasses attracts ilies so does a
husy man attraet loafers.
The original rule of three is that of
faith, hope anil charity.
If you are found of a high o'.d time
buy a grandfather's clock.
A woman can throw a hint straighter
than a man can throw a rock.
The man who knows enough to at
tend to his own busi ness knows enough.
Sunday is a day of rest for men and
a (lay for women to wash their hair.
A new play is on the road called
"The Corkscrew." It should draw
A homely girl always selects a girl
homelier than herself for her brides
maid. Don't think that because a man
wears a large hat he Is the head of the
A woman never likes to admit that
she Is beaten even after her husband
Money may not make the mayor go,
but It sometimes induces the police to
Isn't it surprising what a lot of
good bargains are otlered a man when
Girls In I'lattsmouth prefer mixed
parties, but married women prefer
Even a woman who is not deceitful
tries to walk in a way that will not
, A matchmaker's match is worthless
when it comes to Hunting a tire on a
Some people ask your advice for the
- purpose ot-work'.ng it off. on others as
Show us a man who can be trusted
and we will show you one that owes a
lot of other men.
There would be more wisdom in
some heads in this town if they didn
leak at the mouth.
Every man is willing to patch
up a quarrel providing he is allowed
to select the patch.
When a boy is willing to trade his
pocket-knife for a red apple to give to
his teacher-that is love
F.oy babies learn to talk sooner than
girl babies, but the latter more than
make up for it in after years
It frequently happens that a man's
meanness isn't noticed until alter he
suddenly acquires a little money.
The average woman is unable to
understand why her husband doesn't
feel sorry for his bachelor friends.
When a man loves a woman more
than tongue can tell all he has to do Is
let her get a glimpse of his pocket
According to the eternal fitness of
things the father of twins should be
doubly thankful-but somehow he
Wby does a young man try to keep
on the right side of his best girl when
be knows that her heart is on the
Some people act the fool intention
ally while others
who have no
You may have noticed that there Is
always a coat of dust on the family
bible In the home where religion is
used as a cloak.
Mayor Gerlng Is the only authorized
person in I'lattsmouth to receive and
forward contributed supplies to the
San Francisco sufferers.
The Lord Is too busy to give people
credit when they are called upon to
L'lvc to charity and respond by giving
away a lot of old things they don't
There are business firms In I'latts
mouth who would not give a dollar to
ftoslst Inircttlng manufacturing estati.
llshmcnts here. Yet they will stand
out upon the street and complain of
" . 1 .1 ...!U
dull times. They arc numuereu uu
those who make times dull
One of Cass county's energetic and
enterprising German farmers the
other day stated the truth In a very
row words, when he said: "naus
mouth needs a few things more than
nnv other and that Is four or five first
rinw funerals to make room for that
,., j.ndnpvin tr.cn who would do
something for the town."
Residence of J. L. Root Caught Fire From
Defective Flue, Destroying the Interior.'
DAMAGE TO THE EXTENT OF $500
High Wind With Flames Play Havoc, and
Firemen Vere Unable to Check Fire
Promptly on Account of Low
About " o'clock Monday morning
t tie tire department was summoned to
the two-story residence of Attorney
Jesse Root, by the lire alarm, and on
their arrival there discovered the roof
in lames, which, being fanned by the
high wind prevailing at that time,
were rapidly, consuming the upper
portion of the house and threatening
destruction to the entire building.
The water was soon brought into ser
vice, but on account of the low pres
sure the firemen were unable to con
trol the flames very promptly. Through
the unhesitating response of the neigh
bors the contents of the home were
rescued from the llames, although
they sustained considerable damage
from the water, which could only be
thrown to the edge of the roof and
from there fell inside, Hooding the in
terior and causing the lloors to sag.
After the lire had succeeded in de
molishing the interior of the upper
storv the firemen were able to throw
an effective stream of water, which I
soon extinguished the flames.
The building which Is owned by Mr.
Root was damaged to the extent of
six or seven hundred dollars, but this
Is fully covered by Insurance. . It Is
presumed that the blaze originated
from a defective Hue, as it was first
observed near one of the chimneys by
a neighbor, Mr. McFarland, who im
mediately notified Mr. Root, who in
turn gave the alarm. The fire depart
ment responded very promptly and put.
forth their best efforts to subdue the
tire, for which they deserve more than
passing notice. Kev. J. If. Salsbury
also assisted the lire department and
it was through his skillful directions,
and the promptitude of the tire depart
ment that the building was saved
from complete destruction. Mr. Hoot
spoke the highest praises of the boys
for their noble and brave work in the
face of so many odds, and how valiant
they were in attempting to reach posi
tions from which they could throw
water upon the llames, when they dis
covered that the water pressure was
inadequate for that purpose.
Wedded in Lincoln.
Verne Gallagher, of I'lattsmouth,
and Miss Stella liradden, of Lincoln,
were united in marriage at the home
of the bride in Lincoln Wednesday
evening at 8 o'clock, a large number of
friends and relatives being present.
Mr. Gallagher was at one time employ
ed in the shops at this place and is
quite well known to Havelock people.
The bride was attired in a beautiful
dress of changeable brown Bilk, while
the groom wore the conventional black.
After the ceremony a delicious, three
course supper was served. The house
was very tastefully decorated with
pink American roses. The bride and
groom are very popular young people
among their acquaintances and many
beautiful and useful presents were
given them. Mr. and Mrs. Gallagher
will be at home to their friends in
riattsmouth after Monday, April 23.
Miss Swearlngen Home.
Miss Dora Swearingen who has been
succssfully playing an engagement
with the Keeney Stock Dramatic Com
pany for the past season, arrived In
riattsmouth Monday mornlng.and will
spend the larger portion of her sum
mer vacation with relatives at the old
home. The company closed a very suc
cessful season in Marshall, Minn., last
Saturday evening. Miss Swearlngen
has two sisters, Mrs. H. E. Weldman,
and Mrs. L. K. Ilassc, and one brother,
W. A. Swearlngen, and a host of
friends In I'lattsmouth, who will be
pleased to know that her vacation will
be spent among them.
Kvery time a fussy woman lots her
husband have his own way she docs It
In such a manner that It leaves a bad
I taste to his mouth.
Thi Commercial Club.
, A knocker Monday desired to know
what had become of t tie commercial
cdub. As he was one of the original
members, we replied that he ought to
know. The trouble with the com
mercial club was that they admit ted
too many "knockers" into their circle.
When the club held a business meet
ing they were apparently all boosters,
and Just as soon as the meetings ad
journed these "deceits" become
knockers of the worst order. The
right kind of a commercial club can
do a great deal of good but it can't
accomplish verv much with business
! men who are members and continually
knocking against the organization.
(Throw Vni out and then let them
j kick till they kick themselves todeath.
HE TRIED TO JUMP BILLS
A Switchman Runs Into Debt and Attempts
to Evade Payment by Leaving Town.
A young fellow seeking employment
came into town one day last week and
was placed in the local switchyards,
as he claimed that to tie his occupa
tion. He went to the Perkins house
where he secured hoard and registered
as Charles Murphy, of .St. Louis, but
he had given the name of C. II. War
ner when he entered the service of the
company. Thursday he drew his
time check and was proceeding to get
out of town when Charles Guthtnann,
who was next to his tricks, landed
him and forced him to pay 1,1s bill be
fore leaving. While Charlie was secur
ing his money Ed Iionat and August
Ilach were attracted to the scene
w here they discovered the situation of
affairs, and accordingly compelled Mr.
Murphy, alias Warner to square up
with them, after w hich he was allowed
to pursue his solitary way In peace.
Judge Sullivan Not it) Politics.
Judge J. J . Sullivan, of Columbus,
spent Thursday In Omaha with friends
and in an interview with a Pee re
porter, among other things said: "I
am hot talking politics these days. I
have no political aspirations myself at
present and I am not booming anyone.
I really do not know what the demo
crats will do about the governorship
or senatorial candidacies. 1 am tak
ing care of my practice at Columbus,
which is my chief ambition." Still
there is a feeling away down In the
hearts of the democrats of Nebraska
that Judge .Sullivan is their ideal can
didate for govornor.
Died in Washington.
The friends of John Harrington In
I'lattsmouth and Cass county will re
gret to learn t hat he departed this life
in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, March
24, l'.HKi. After taking ill he was re
moved to a general hospital, where the
illness was pronounced typhoid fever,
and where he received the best of care,
but without avail. The deceased was
i born In the state of Iowa in is", and
removed to I'lattsmouth in 1S7.I, and
resided in this city and vicinity unt il
l'.HiI. He then removed w ith his fami
ly to Seattle, Washington. A wife and
six children survive him.
A Modern Mayor.
Chariton, Iawa, has a new mayor,
who lays down the law as follows: "1,
keep your chickens on your own prem
ises; 2, all stairways around the public
square must be kept clear of loafers;
3, congregating at church entrances
on Sunday night must be discontin
ued; 4, the use of profane language
around the public square and streets
must be stopped."
Sunday even ng by express, Abe
Rupley, who Is In the employ of lioy
Upton at Union, sent his daughter,
Miss Martha, one of the finest squirrel
cages we have seen In many a day.
It Is made of wire and lined through
out with tin, and In every point shows
the work of skilled mechanical hands.
Four young squirrels were In the cage
that will in time make the finest of
The Martin's Escape.
Among those who suffered from the
earthquake in California last week
were Mrs. Lucy J. Martin and her
daughters Misses Lilly and I'.elle, of
San Jose, but formerly of this city. A
letter received by Mrs. Martin's son,
Charles of this city contains the news
that their palatial home was moved off
nine feet from Its foundation, and Is
badly wrecked. Fortunately the fam
ily succeeded in escaping from the
house without Injury, and are now 11 v
Ing in a tent. Their barn and other
buildings on the place were badly de
MANY CALAMITIES COMING
The Recent San Francisco Earthquake One
of the Series.
OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS
President Lewis of Union College 6it'esBibi
Ml Authority to Sustain This Position,
! v., in lli.
r of the State
' yniir i't ouest
f the .loiirnal I
A prn ', '. 1'.
.bn.rnai: In le
that I jlo tie
lie Views i t
SVveiith-ilav Advent i.sts in regard to
the terrible calamity t hat has fallen
upon tie- metropolis of the 'aei:ie
coast, 1 would make the following
"Seeutlwlav Advent ists believe
that I his is one of a series of calamities
that make the nearness of the second
coming of Jesus Christ to the earth.
Their belief is based upon such pas
sages ol scripture as that found In
Luke 2l:2.V2s, in which the Saviour
himself gives the signs of His second
advent: 'And there shall be signs in
the sun, and in the moon, and in the
stars: and upon the cart), distress
of nations, with perplexity: the
sen and ithe waves roaring; men's
hearts failing them for fear, and
for looking after those things which
are coming on t lie earth: for the pow
ers of heaven shall be shaken. And
then shall they see the son of man com
ing in a cloud with power and great
glory. And when these things begin
to come to pass, then h o', up, and lift
up your hearts: foo your redemption
"It will he observed that these signs
are of three classes. First, those that
re hung out in the heavens before the
eyes of the whole world -signs In the
sun, and in the moon, and in the stars.
These signs have been fulfilled by the
remarkable darkness of the sun and
moon May h', 17S0, and the wonderful
metoric display of November 13, K!3.
"The second class of signs is found
in the distress and perplexity of na
tions, and the fearful forboding of men
as they regard with apprehension the
terrible things that are transpiring
"The third class of signs is to be
found in t lie calamities on sea and land
which cause tlie hearts of men to fail
with fear as they think of the possi
bilities of dest ruction and desolation
locked up in t he elements which sur
round them. To this class belong the
oarthquakesand devastating tires, such
as the catastrophe w hich now appals
the world. Earthquakes are not in
themselves to be considered as a sign
of Christ's second return, because they
have existed to a greater or lessextent
throughout the history of the world.
They are ment ioned by the Saviour in
Matt. 21:7 as anions the signs that
should mark the terrible calamities
that should attend the destruction of
Jerusalem, which were In themselves
but a type of the greater calamities
connected with the end of the world.
I'.ut since earthquakes have always
taken place, the special sign of the
second coming of Christ is to be found
in the marked frequency, coupled with
other disasters on sea and land. Con
sidered In this light, no one can help
noting the great disasters that have
fallen upon the world during the last
year or two, such as the eruption of
Mount Pelee, the activity of Mount
Vesuvius, and now the present disas
ter In California. 'Not only are tor
nadoes and storms of that class Increas
ing in violence and frequency, but the
earthquake, the tidal wave, and vol
canic eruptions are becoming much
more frequent and are often felt now
adays in places where the reeling to
and fro of the earth was never known
before.' We observe these great up
heavals and demonstrations in nature,
and the scriptures tell us what they
Seventh-day Advcntlsts believe In
the literal, personal coming of Jesus
Christ the second time to this earth,
and that Ills second coming will be
preceded and attended by an utter
overthrowing and destruction of the
present conditions. He w ill not come
In an unseen manner to do a quiet
work among men until all shall be
brought to acknowledge Ills sway, but
He will come suddenly as the lightning
shlncth across the sky, and II is com
Ing will bring to naught the works of
mankind, and wicked men themselves
will pass away In the universal de
structlon. They believe literally the
warning of I'etcr contained In verses II
to 14 of the 3d chapter of his Second
F.plstle: "Knowing this first, that
there shall come in the last days scof
fers, walking after thelrown lusts, and
saying, where Is the promise of his
coming, for since the fathers fell
asleep, all thlugscontlnueasthey were
from the beginning of the creation''
For tills ihey willingly are Ignorant
of, that by tht- word of God the heavens
were of old. and the earth standing
out of the water and in the water:
whereby the w-.n.i that the,, was. i,-
lug overllowe.l with water, perished:
Put the heavens and the earth, which
are no, , 1 1- t lie s:iine wold aie
i store, ivveneil unto lire ajar
lay of j:id.;iiirn1 an I vr dil Mi
g...l!v men. Hut , beloved, I.,'
. rant ol' t Iks n,,e t Inn.:, I hat i in
i f uu
with 1 1
III. Ill I
I'lO'llise, as so.i
t ' i Us- w
.' 'IviM ss: hut Is Imi.'.-s'
lid not w illing t hat any
I u" t hat all should eoai
ieii me.- Cut t he da of
will come as a I hlef In the
which the leavens shall
with a great, noise, and the
shail melt with fervent heat ,
cart li also, and t lie works
therein shall he burned up
I hat are
then that all these things shall he dis
solved, what manner of person ought,
ye to lie It, all holy conversation and
godliness, looking for and hasting un
to the com ing of the day of (hid, where
in the heavens being on fire shall he
dissolved, and tlie elements shall melt
with fervent heat'.' Nevertheless we,
according to liU promise, look for new
heavens and a new earth, wherein
dwelleth righteousness. Wherefore,
beloved, seeing that ye look for such
things, be diligent that ye may be
found of Him in peace, without spot
' In conclusion, 1 would say that, I
have given what Seventh-day Advent
Ists believe to lie the meaning of this
and other great calamities of modern
times, an I haveqiiotcd two or three of ,
the scriptures upon which their belief
Is based, without, attempting to add
anything by argument to the plain
meaning of tlie words of Christ and
one of tlie words of Christ and one of
His leading apostles."
C. C. Lr.wis,
President Colon College.
A Pleasant Event.
The German Presbyterian Aid So
ciety met with Mrs. Joseph Warga es
terday afternoon, and a inostenjoyabh
event was pronounced by all present
At the proper hour elegant refresh
ments were served by the hostess. I
Those who were so fortunate as to en-!
joy the hospitalities of Mrs. Warga
were the following: Mesdames Tip
pens, Hoirman, Vallery, Hunter, Ih r
ger Zuekweiler, Wolfe, llhode, lioriug,
Lutz. Koehnke, Noltlng. Mason, Nan
ka, Howland, Sehmldtman, Ilolsehuh.
Wohlfarth. ( Him, i'anger. Shaw, pearl
man and Misses I Jo;, a Ilolsehuh, Mar
garet Hodgert, Alvina Hoffman,
Louisa Corder and Mary W arga.
To Aid the Fruit Growers.
A special from Washington says that
the department of agriculture has
completed its plans to give practical
demonstrations to the fruit growers in
the First Nebraska congressional dis
trict for the riddance and prevent Ion
of fruit scab fungus. Profs. W.W.
Scott and James Itoer, fruit experts
have been detailed to Nebraska by the
department and are now arranging
the preliminaries of the work. There
will be one demonstration carried on
for several days in each county of the
district. These practical demonstra
tions by the government to tight fruit
pests are the result of efforts made for
sometime past by "Farmer" Krnest
Death of Mrs. Christiansen
A special from Weeping Water un
der date of Sunday, says: "Mrs. Jo-
hannc M. Christ lansen died at her res
idence here Friday evening. She was
born In Sweden In lTt, and came to
this country In ls'.t, stopping at
Greenwood for a short time before
coming here. Her husband, Max Chris
tiansen died here six years ago. She
leaves three children, one boy and t wo
girls, aged from ten to fifteen years.
The funeral was held In the Congrega
tional church at 3 o'clock this after
noon. Services by Kev. I. S. Hanford:
Interment In Oak wood cemetery."
Mrs. Rosencrans Entertained.
Mrs. C. I. Clapp entertained a few of
her lady friends at a four course six
o'clock dinner on last Friday even
ing in honor of Mrs. W. K. Rosen
crans, of I'lattsmouth. To say all en
Joyed the feast of good things would
be putting It mildly. At the conclu
sion of dinner some very tine music
was enjoyed, loth vocal and Instru
mental. F.lm wood Leader-F.cho.
RELIEF FOR THE SAN
Plattsmouth Citizens Will Endeavor to Send
Car Load of Flour.
MAYOR GERING CUT THIS MORNING
No One Should Feel Too Poor to Give Let
It Be Ew So Litlie,
Lowing I el
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in. 'i nine :
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Lev l.v .Maw
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i 'ON, N i:u
. a. in. I 'Jo or,
I 'ivent need of lun. I at San Francisco:
I desire tusend a t rain load of staple
I ir. i visions, Hour, o ironical, c u led meat ,
canned vegetables, potatoes, beans,
etc. Wire (Juy ( '. Carton, iniaha, for
shipping direct Ions. ,1. II, Mu h..
In response to the above message,
Mayor lierlng wasout bright and early
Friday among the business men,
who arc contributing liberally toward
securing a car load of Hour to relieve
t lie sufferings of the striken people.
The provisions will be rushed through
by the railroads free of charge, ami
everything possible Is being done to
prevent a famine and supply the citi
zens of the alllicted city with (he
necessities of life. Incases like this,
no one should feel too poor to give of
t heir means, let It, he ever so III t le.
While other towns ami cities are
responding liberally to the appeal of
the unfortunate sullerers of the
j si ru'l.en city, I'lattsiiioutl, cil Iens
should not fail to do t heir duty in
The Governor's Proclamation.
The following Is the appeal of Gov
"To the People of Nebraska: Ac
cording to the latest dispatches the
city of San Francisco Is doomed to
destrection by tire as a result of Wed
nesday's earthquake. The residence!
p u t ion of the city Is now burhig and it
is evident that a great, amount of
relief will be needed. The people of
Nebraska have never yet failed to help
the citizens of a sister slate whenever
a calamity has overtaken any part, of
them. Assistance has already been
extended by a number of our people
and any further contributions that,
may be sent to this department or
Hon. i!uy (,'. Parton, Omaha, Neb.,
will he forwarded to the sullerers
through safe and proper channels.
"Tents, bedding and supplies which
are especially needed w ill he transpor
ted free of charge by the I 'nlon Pacific
Joiix II. Mn iii.1, lovcmor."
Weeping Water Nurseries.
Mr. K. W. Marshall, representing
tin; above nurseries, is In the city Fri
day making spring deliveries. This
Is a Cass county enterprise, and we are
pleased to note that it Is being well
supported by the farmers of the coun
ty. This is as it should be. The
stock produced by the Weeping Water
nurseries arc already acclimated to
the country, and this alone should be
an Inducement for fruit growers to
prefer the stock of this nursery to all
others. They supply all kinds of fruit
and ornamental trees, vlnesand plants,
and their prices are as liberal as those
of foreign nurseries. The Journal can
see no possible reason for Cass county
people patronizing outside firms when
they can get what they desire of the
Weeping Water nurseries, owned by
A.C. Marshall & Co.
A Hot Stock Run.
one morning last week a run was
made from Lincoln toCreston, Iowa,
that seems to have surpassed the
record for some time. The train con
sisted of twenty-seven cars of stock
and covered the ground In just fivo
hours and 4" minutes. Knglneer Jack
Grooms with engine No. lU7:i, per
formed this feat.
Two marriage licenses were Issued
this morning by Judge Travls.The first
couple to make the venture was Rein
hardt L. Pan ska, age 21. and Ko.sc II.
Kunz, ago 21, both of Kim wood, and
second, Charles ltlrd, age 2s of Weep
ing Water, and Kthel K. Coiner, age IS
of Kim wood.
P.. P. II. ctrgs for hatching .Vc per
setting; 11.00 per hn).
K. F. D. No. 11. Nchawka. Neb.
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