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N architectural anomaly, a beautiful build-
HM ..... fmttt aprn i mntnr.nl. In tho llTO
I duct of tlio gvnluj. energy nnd Inspiration
I of an Omaha clergyman. When completed
lrnthtirlan church Will
present nn cdWco of stablo and dlgnlfled
beauty, yet all tho matorlal that goo Into
Its construction Is discarded Junk gathered
from every nvallnblo source It represents
what can bo accomplished by a fow enr
nest, hard working men under the leader
ship of n preacher full of enthusiasm and
When bo first went to Omaha,
years ago, Her. Julius F. Schwarx
determined that his congregation
should have a new church. Tho fact mat tno mem
bers numbered only 60 and tho whole property of
tho corporation was about $5,000 troubled him not
at all, and he began to build with as much faith as
it ho bad tho riches of Solomon. Ills plan was to
gather everywhere, whenever ho could, all tho old
but strong timbers, all the Iron Junk available for
structural uso, all the looso and Irregular stone and
all tho generally discarded building materials
could be found In Omaha and from
them to, buijd a .church. It.was nob to
bq a mean "and ug!y hobse o'f worship,
u't n-'Vell-Vfiulppcd, .well ' arranged;
amploNncctlnB place 'for his people.1
He has now exjended It to Include
an 11-room housed for hjsvown family
and the wholo propertyTwould -Have
cost 130,000 If It had been built by
contract. As built by Iter. Mr.
Schwarx and his .fellow laborers 11,
will cost less than'25,0(XJ. 'The'other
$15,000 has been saved to his peoplo
by the perseverance, energy and In
genuity of the pastor. f
The first charge that Mr. Schwarx
basement, ami afteV that the Mo7
will come In faster In the mtl9
tho minister Is watching everywhere
for nnythlng that will make hie
church more commodious or his home
Tho icason for my doing all this,"
said Her Mr Schwarx, ns ho laid
aside the tools with which hn .was
helping tho workmen, "Is that I be
lieve that right hero Is the best Held
for work nmong tho Oormansi that
I hero Is In all the northwest. My
life occupation Is missionary work
among my (lerman peoplo and tho
only reason why I want to stay hero
and put up this big church for my
small congregation Is bec.iuso from
hero I ran reach so many Oerrsans, t
was horn an American, but camo
from (lerman parents and nm thor
oughly Herman In thought nnd feel
ing When I decided to becomo n
minister I aaw that tho greatest need
was nniong my own people, so I
studied at a German seminary. My
look when he
1 ' jlV
X SSSSi Beautiful Edifice deina frectec hv
seminary was at' ConnersVlllo. Ind.
For six years he remained thero and
.was called to Omaha three years ago
on: a recommendation from, one of his
Instructbrs In' the theological school
'(At that time the First German
Presbyterian was a small frame
church. As soon as the new pastor
camo ho announced that the church
was too small. To build a church
with a membership,. of CO seemed out
of .the question, to all but thq pastor.,
He thought be knew a way and he
set about If with almost no support,
at first, from the others.
For a'yehr he sought -for-a-eultable
location and Anally purchased the lot
the new church U on for $1,800.
When be bought this tract the fund
wbJch he drew from amounted to $57.
Ilia first more wa- to sell the bid
church for $1,S50. As soon as 'the lot
was paid for be shouldered a spade,
and replacing his ministerial dignity
with a grim and effective energy he
began to dig. The first thing that a
chufy eetjed was .foundation. He
had 'no money, ute could make
the foundation himself, and that
would be one step -toward It.
He asked for contributions from
friends pufslde -of-Omaha and waited
for his own, people to contribute vol
untarilyf" The UbJfarV came slowly,
but' they came wlltt sufficient "steadi
ness -to assure blm that be could
makd' a few purchases for a start
While; walking on: the streettone day
he saw that tin repairing" the street
the old curbs were being taken up.
"These are' 'good block's." said" the
'pastor-builder.' and he bargained with
the contractor to take them oft his
bands. That stono went Into tho
His next lot of material came
when tho wall that supported the
yard of the old Itosewater residence
was to be torn down. Men hired by
Mr. Schwarx did the work and the
lines ana stone wan taken -out and put into the
iwall. that -were gradually rising on tho church
site. BoiBBhPf. ,,hU .copxregatlon began to con
tribute two or three days' work with teams In
. JJf0 ?U?S sH,t" rora- the ' Msn school
building followed nnd these made the "water
table" on both sides of tho church part of tho
building. Tho parsonago end was bolng added, to
from the stone that could be picked up oround
atone yards for small oxpenso and converted
Into suitable, blocks.
An opportunity came to tho builders when the
driveway was constructctd leading down to tho
Unlpn station on the north side. Hero was
bought 15,000 feet of lumber that bad been used
In scaffolding and a carload of fine red sandstono
was purchased for $20. When, a fow wocVs later,
a contractor offered Mr, Schwarx $70 for that
same carload of red atone becauso ho needed It
to fill a contract In n hurry, tho minister gave
up bis material and lidded $50 clear to the fund.
This, was tho only enterprise for profit that was
entered Into for thu benefit of tho cause, oxcept
a little dpal In, lend plpu which tho minister had
With n prominent, fraternal ordpr. He bought
so tno old lead from tbo lodgo for $1.50 and sold
It for $15 to a Junk dealer.
All winter long he has been haunting the repair
gangs uliout tho streets, vlaltlng- stone yard a nnd
Junk-beape add adding to tho pile of materials
that Js, being .made Into a building by his men.
'One of bis biggest and most profitable finds was
a pair of Iron pillars In excellent condition which'
he bought from the street railway company for
their prlco as old Iron. Tbo street railway com
pany klso furnished blm with tho most novel use
'of old material In tho whole building, which Is
tlW' jttaklng.iif rafters put of old, t,el rolls. The
mUai WH. 'or k&n otrong enough and were
' The church, which consists of a basonient
1 beautiful flreplaco and an 'auditorium
wWwlll seat 3W.- inesstirea 44x73 feet. The
rmfit I en ilii, YT the-juirsonaee, waking It
i-hiH lhre-a4rte' Wgh. with one room In the
tl. The bouee part la 54x50 fee4 lu ground
Rev, Julius F. Schwarx.
11 fine rooms.
On the front of
the church will bo
a tower which will
be Just as high and'
substantial as It
can be made from
what Is teft of tho
stono after the rest
of tho structuro U
Tbo plans for all
of It wero sketched
by tho Iter. Mr.
Schwarx and made
exact by an archi
tect. There are no
specifications In use.
The plans are fol
lowed not by get
ting material to tit
tbem, but by con
forming them es
nearly as possible
to material that can
be cheaply bought.
The work went
slowly, becauso Mr.
Schwarx could not afford to put on a large force
of men. Ills foreman. Fred Slather. Is a German
stone mason. The wages of. the men are. the one
debt which Mr. Schwarx cIqcs, not intend tpnj.;
lect and his men ore paid every Saturday as If
tboy were working for a wealthy contractor who
had thousands to back his operations, To do this
the builder has had to rely upon the kindness of
his, other creditors, who have helped tbo cause
by not pressing their claims. ,
That $G,000 that has already been put Into the
work waff gathered mostly from the contributions
of friends all over tho country. Other pastors
have taken up benefit collections, a friend In In
diana sent $200, nnd tho congregation has con
tributed far beyond what might bo expected from
their means. Mr. Schwarx made. n. house-to-bouso
campaign of four days down In Itlley, Kan., and
raised $200 In that way. One of tbo church trus
tees, who declared when tho project was begun
that 'he would not do anything to aid It, has al
ready given $100, and others have given $100 and
$200 contributions. Churchea havo, promised',
contributions that will probably average $25 each
and several hundred dolltrs mora Is expected
from' that source. ,
"If I Just had $6,000 more I could finish It'
says tho minister, and ho seems not to lack faith
that the $0,000 will come as It Is needed.
Mr. Schwarz'8 unique undertaking has attract
ed considerable attention and promises of finan
cial' assistance havo como In from various parts
of the country. These donations to a most wor
thy causo aro for tho most part In small amounts,
but are none tho less appreciated by the ener
getic pastor and the, encouragement thus re
ceived has tyail ho Utile part In helping along the
good work, Itev. Schwarx has announced that all
outside contributions will be gratefully received
nod promptly' acknowledged.
The biggest uddttlon to the fund that has
come so far was tho $7,500 got from BUlBg the
old parsonago, which tho pastor advised as soon,
as ho saw the possibility of making a home for
himself as a part of the sew building. It is be
lieved that enough store can easily be raised to
put on a root to that services can bo held In the
position makes It possible for me to reach many
who are la need of help and many who are stran
gers and I want to stay hero and make my work-l
effective In helping the German citizens In this
It Is becauso of this sincere destro to be of help
to bis church tbal Mr. Schwarx hss Isborcd with
his bands and brain to build (be new church. It
has arisen out of what seemed to be Insurmount
able difficulties. Not only tbo cornerstone, but
every stone In It was once refused by tho builders,
but when It Is finished there will bo no fault found
with Its smooth, gray walls, Its modern equipment
and Its generous dimensions.
In connection with bis pastoral and building
work Iter. Mr. Schwarx devotes nlno hours a
week to teaching In the University of Omaha,
where bo has charge of (he German classes. He
Is also stated clerk of the presbytery of Omnha.
and tho compensation received from this additional
work be considers providential In that It helps to
secure him sufficient salary to bring his work to
a self-supporting basis.
Ilov Schwarx' father was a practicing physician
In Kronklln county, Mo. He hailed from Heidel
berg, Itadcn, Germany.
Itev Schwarx was loft an orphan at the age
of It months. He was taken Into the home of a
kind-hearted couple who had already raised eight
children of their own.
As n tributo to the memory of his foster par
ents and as a token of appreciation of tbo kind
ness received at their hands, tbo church parsonago
hits boen-Aurned Into n sort of a homo for tbo
friendless and a refuge for tho destitute. Many
have partaken of tho parson's hospitality until
work or other assistance had been offered. Should
thla sort (Of hospltullty require more space, It Is
possible that an old people's homo may bo estab
lished after tho financial obligations of tho new
church edifice havo been met.
SCIENCE AND FAITH
Is It ruo that tho greater the knowledge the
less tbo religious Interest? Aro these two persons,
the man whoso xcal for religion Is equaled by his
bigotry nnd Ignorance and the other In whnra sci
entific study has dwarfed spiritual sensibility, fair
typos by, which to Judge tho relations of religion
Is Intelligence Incompatible with real piety?
Will tho growth of knowledgo bring about tho dis
solution religion? Is tho life, of religious aspi
rations and feelings out of dato In a scientific age
such ns'we aro constantly reminded this one Is
to-day? Science has overcomo superstition; Is
faith so bound up with superstition that It, too,
Wo can be sure of one thing, at loust; that, no
matter what our feelings, theories or Ideals may
be, wo cannot turn our backs on thu great world
of fact as It Is laid before us. Tbo faith that fights
facta Is committing suicide, Appeal to our fenra
cannot to-day mako tho facts less leal to us and
wo know that by them wo will havo to stand or
If you. stop tq think about It. theio. is a striking
significance Mu tbo fact that this question ban
arisen. Is there, a religion for the Intelligent, edu
cated, scientific mind? It suggests another ques
tions Can any other intnd fully, comprehend tin
riches and meaning of religion? The unthinking
cling t9ei4),- traditions und forms that are tin
vestiges ef truth. Tho trained mind dlstlogulhit
between the garments of luth aul truth Ituir.
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beet kttewH to sekmeer The Ingre
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druggist, or he will gl then from his
Mix halt pint of gced whiskey with
two ounces ef glycerine and mid one
halt ounce Concentrated pine com
pound. The bottlo Is to be shaken
each time and used In doses of n tea.
spoonful to a table peenful every four
hours, The Concentrated pine Is a
special pine product and ccmcs only
In half ounce bottles, each enclosed
In an airtight case, but be sure It Is
The Cest ef Politics.
In his reminiscences of Graver
Cleveland, Oeorgo P. Parker tells n
story concerning prodigal expndl
lures In politics. A rich man who
had been nibbling at tho Democratic
nomination for governor of Now York
asked William O. Whitney's advlco.
This Is tho advice: "Of course, you
ought to run I Mako your preliminary
canvass, and when you have put In
$200,000 you will haro becomo so
much Interested In It that you will
feot like going ahead and spending
The Fes a Ntetstlty.
All through tho markets of every
Turkish city and village are Ittllo
shops whero tho fet can be pressed
and Ironed for a few cents. At his
prayers a Mosloin could not use a hat
with n brim, as his head must press
the prayer rug a certain numbor of
limes during each prayer. As the head
must tie covered at nil times, a fex or
somo other brlmless covering must bo
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and Colon. Ilach room Is fitted with
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nection with tho refrigerating system
that has Icon Installed tor preserving
fruit In transit
Dr. S. V. Bpohn, President of tho
Spohn Medical Co., proprietors of
apohn's Distemper Cure, was recently
elected mayor of Goshen, Ind., by a
good majority. Mr. Hpoha was for &
number of years County Supt. of
Schools, making such a record that his
neighbours and friends, regardless of
political lines, Insisted on bis accepting
the nomination for mayor.
A man may boas brilliant. as clever,
as strong and as broad as you please,
but. with all this. It lie Is not good he
may be a paltry fellow. J. 8. Iltackle.
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