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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 8, 1906)
PLATTSM O U TI I, XE UK A SK A , TIIUUSDAY, NOV KMltKK S, 11)0(5.
J0TTIN6S FORJHE JOLLY
Short Pingnph Prepared rsrlolnei
Fir tbi Readers ef the Joorail.
The ilivtln Isovit
The ioj1 ro a" k'k'I
Ks-ihm1 tlii drfeuWdraiHlWlatt'
Who no doubt frols sail.
An ounce of assistance Is worth a
pound of advice.
Even left-handed women stick up
for their rights.
Two-thirds of the so-called society
'4)" are ciphers.
Ileaven won't be exclusive enough
to suit some people.
To keep a house warm in winter
have the cellar coaled.
'n man in real life ever made love
like a lover on the stage.
When a friend in need drops in the
average man get9 cold feet.
Eat, drink and he merry today; to
morrow you may be married.
As a rule it isn't the best looking
woman who tries to look her best.
.Some people seem to think that
loud talk makes a sound argument.
And of course everything goes dead
wrong with the successful undertaker.
If you have a cross to bear, bear it
like a man and don't place it on exhi
bition. Most of a man's friends are willing
to become his enemies on the least
It's easy to put the lid on, but when
it comes to keeping it on-well, that's
Many a man is credited with being
patient when in reality he is too lazy
to register a kick.
Thankesivlnif onlv three weeks
hence, and turkeys are gradually In
creasing In price.
The average man would rather lose
a dollar on a borse race than earn
quarter at hard labor.
Ever t ime an angry man slamsadoor
it lets the recording angel out of mak
ing a dash in the book.
The election is over now, let's get
down to business and give Plattsmouth
a boost during the winter.
An old bachelor says that marriage
is the result of one fool's encouraging
the foolishness of another.
Some people borrow trouble and
some others wait for the neighbors to
throw It over the back fence.
The pen is mightier than the sword
whpn it, pomes to making an obese
bank balance look like :10 cents.
Beware of the girl with a marble
hpart. vnumr man. Even cold cash
can warm It up only temporarily.
Never trust a man who pretends
ho'o wind hp is hald or a woman who
pretends she's glad she has red hair,
Thn mnre a woman knows to the
discredit of her husband the madder
it makes her when other women find
it out. '
Some people like to make a showing
on dress parade but when it comes to
the actual battle they show great
Some young ladies make themselves
ridiculous by paradlDg the streets
every night that the weather Isn't too
bad to do so.
When a married man has occasion
to talk In bis sleep be always says
things that his wife Is unable to
When one man wants to turn an
other man's head he tries to get his
ear, but a woman makes an effort to
catch his eye.
The burglarly excitement seems to
have subsided. Ferhaps the actors are
just resting up for a fresh start, and
with more vim.
After a noor man has married a wo
man because she knows her own mind
he will never be permitted to forget
that she knows It.
It would appear that some parents
in this city had no control over their
dauchters. or else they would make an
effort to keep them off the streets
after 8 o'clock at night. Talk about
a curfew for boys. W hy not fur gins,
There are a set of dirty whelps who
still continue to hover on the corners
to "guy" every woman who passes
along. It would be a good idea for the
police to do a little "hovering" also
with a p-clm club and give them a
gentle stroke about the time the guy
ing act occurs.
This i tho scajon of the year when
you take great pleasure In putting on
vour slippers after you havo prepared
to retire for the night, and with the
chilly blast playfully toying with
your nightshirt, slip out into the back
vard and devote an hour to covcrm
plants that it would cost thirty cents
to replace In the spring.
BRYAN IN PLATTSMOUTH
Addressed an Immense Audience at the
Parmete Theatre Monday Evening.
A GREAT MANY HAD TO BE TURNED AWAY
Mr. Moor atNehavuka.
Mrs. Moore of I'lattsmouth, county
president of the V. f. T. I'., and vice
president of the State Federation of
Women's Clubs, gave a very interest
ing lecturo last Friday evening. Her
subject was Old Mexico. Mrs. Moore
has traveled extensively and lias lived
some time In Mexico, and Is well ac
quainted with their customs, their
Tfl INfiRFAKF THF SALARIES Eighty-Five Sheep Killed and Traffic on people and their country, sue has
ners and Lieutenant Vt. (!. II. (ill
more. Murray never does anything
by halves, as was shown on this ou-
caslon.and the boys deserve more than SiCOni Nfl U , Br,ngtflB j,,
a passing notice for the manner in I
which they made their presence felt
at the reception of America's greatest
statesman and .Nebraska s ravoni,e U(ynr;rjKrj N SWITCH YARDS THURSDAY
ROUS INTO IN OPEN SWITCH
From Omaha to Chicago.
Short Speeches bv T. J. Doyle, D. 0.
Dwyer, Judge Travis and
As usual, when W. .!. I'.ryan comes
to town, no brass band is needed to
get the crowd at the opera house, and
Monday night was no exception to the
rule. Long before the doors were
opened hundreds of people could he
noticed in front of the house eager to
gain admittance. And when the doors
were opened the grand rush occurred.
The special bringing Mr. Bryan and
party, according to scheduled time,
was due here at 7:10, but word w as re
ceived that on account of a delay at
Nebraska City Junction it would not
arrive until about 8 o'clock. Long be
fore tills hour, the I'armelc theatre
was crowded as it has never been
crowded since the great friend of the
people was here two years ago. While
awaiting the arrival of Mr. Bryan,
short speeches were delivered by I). O.
Dwyer. democratic candidate for
Employes to Soon
Raise In Wages.
A special from New York says: The
East Bound Main Line Delayed
for Several Hours.
About half pas ten Thursday night
the second section ot Burlington
railroads In the west, as well, probably, freight No. , conveying a shipment
as those In the east, according to the of stock from Omaha to Chicago, run
president of one of the largest western through an open switch In the local
railroads, will undoubtedly have to yards, with the result that a car con
comply with the demands of their tabling sheep was derailed and about
employes for higher wages. The of- elglity-tive of the animals killed.
tidal who made this statement Is at r rom the Information obtained it
the head of one of the large systems seems that the engineer bad been
upon which demands have already given the signal to go on through
been made, and he is convinced that without stopping, and in doing this
the movement among tho men has the train ran Into an open switch, and
gained sucn Headway mar me ran- was men gtoppcu. in ai tempting 10
roads can lind no way out of the situ- hack through the switch, one pair of
ation except by granting some In- trucks on the car containing the sheep
crease In wages. remained on the main line, while the
It Is not his belief that there is any other pair took down the switch track.
danger of a strike on the part of the 1 he car upset, killing several sheep
engineers, liremcn, switchmen, and and before thcother could oc liberated
others who have asked for higher pay. from the demolished car, many of the
He believes, however, that the rail- others smothered to death. As soon
roads cannot refuse an advance In as the night force of the switch yards
wages without endangering a feeling arrived, the uninjured sheep, number-
of dissatisfaction among their men mg close to a hundred, were taken
which in the long run would prove from the car and confined In the stock
very embarrassing to the railroads. yards to await shipment.
Other classes of employes, according On account of the wreck No. 74 was
seen the old ruins, heard the old leg
ends, met the presidents and leaders,
visited their popular fonns of amuse
ment and Is thoroughly conversant
with Mexican life as it was In the past .
Those who failed to hear her inlsst d a
FATAL SHOOTING ON TRAIN
Unknown Man Boards Burlington No. 4 at
Gretna This Morning.
PULLEO A GUN ON CONDUCTOR WALTERS
At Whom Three Shots Were Fired, After
Which the Stranger Turned the Gun
on Himself With Fatal Results.
The Burlingtan passenger train No
1, due in this city at!i:t!, a. m., was
pn.mt.'.ttj.rn.i. Pnnntff .Tnrtuo Tmvia to this olllcial. are likely to be added delayed several hours, while several nearly an hour late Wednesday,
aud James Stander, democratic candi- shortly to the listof those whoalready other cars of sheep and cattle were the result of a fatal shooting that oc
date for state senator. These prellml- nave presented oemanas ior larger trausierreu w me m wuimumiu
novtAo tt-n pa ma11 rnnntunrl ho t ho In turn waues or shorter hours of work. On line. Tratilc on the east bound main
audiencp Both Mr Stander and Mr. some roads the telegraphers have al- line was suspended until nearly 11
Dwvpr have lippn ureatlv handicaDDed ready presented demands, and on oth- o'clock this morning, when the last of
In this campaign by being away from ers the machinists have joined the the debris was cleared away.
home on private business matters, ramcs oi tnose expressing aissausiac- . Look BHjht on Paper,
which made It Impossible to see ali present vy. ue- As the Opinion has continually held
the voters Of Cass county, and they mauus are unci to ue umuc iu tin; . th t, , hiislnosu wairiit
cordially solicited the votes of al). near future, he said, In behalf of the down jn the ralroad yards at actlc
On the arrival of the train T. J. trainmen. Junction by reason of changing the
Dovle. democratic candidate for con- -ine general atinuae oi rdiiroau ui- nn, , . n0.nf tIlprp ho..ni1 .
eressman. who arrived at the opera flc'.als, according to this railroad pres- k. . re,va. ,npre soonp, orato,SnPO
' ' I .a ii I " - 1 "
house In advance of Mr. Bryan, was went, toward an increase can uarmy Lnetj unct0n 9 so located that It Is a
Introduced to the immense throng reasonably be refused, aitnougn tne 8lrateglc pointfor any railroad
and made a speech that was declared estaDiisnment oi a mguur sutie ui This view has come true. The build-
by both republicans and democrats as wages may wen prove emoarrassing as ,nR ()f tne Great Northern sllort ljne
one of the best they ever heard. Mr. soon as business falls off materially toFremontfrom Sioux Cit yhasopencd
Tm.io mnrto mnnv fr pnris and irom its present Breat activity, lb 13
whether elected or not. he can con- this phase of the matter that Is said
tent himself with knowing that the to be embarrassing to the railroads
overwhelming republican majority is The present earnings are on such an
all that has kept him from represent- enormous scale that practically every
Ing the First district for the next road in tne country couia increase its
twnvears pay rolls by granting higher wages
When Mr. Bryan entered upon the witnout oemg muca emoarrasseo Dy
fitairp hp was orpftted with a trempn- this concession to tneir men. it is
dous applause and the waving of hats considered, however, that the rail
and handkerchiefs. After the an- roads are now at the top notsh of
niansp riipd awav and Mr. Brvan he- their prosperity, and that should a
gan his speech, you could almost have Period of depression make its appear
heard a pin drop, and everyone's eyes ance it would oecome necessary to re
wprnrivpterinn the sneaker. As usual, store wages to tneir present level, or
up a Sioux City road for the Burling
ton. A fast freight lias been put on
from Sioux City to 1'acillc Junction by
way of Fremont and Ashiand, Neb.
This means a great deal for the Bur
lingtonand a great deal to the June
tion and Mills county. It is said that
a superintendent and his numerous as
sistants are now talked of and that
they will he located at I'acllicJunc
tion. Glen wood (Iowa) Opinion.
Entertained at Card Party.
A pleasant Informal gathering oc
curred Monday at the home of J,
currcd near Gretna, Neb., while the
conductor, Fred Walters, was perform
Ing his duties of taking up transports
From the Information obtained, It
appears that the regular stop at Gret
na was made this morning, and after
receiving several passengers, the train
pulled out and Conductor Walters
started through the coaches collecting
the tickets. When the conductor ap
proached one of the passengers and
asked for bis transportation, the man
whose name we have been unable to
ascertain, quietly informed him that
he did not have a ticket. The conduc
tor than asked him how far he was go
ing, and understanding that the pas
scngcr was going to Excelsior Springs
Mo., hcdlrected him to pay the regu
lar fare to Omaha, where he could oh
tain a ticket to the above destination
The stranger at once became Indig
nant, and pulling a revolver from hi
pocket, said "1 want a square deal ou
of this now," and in a few seconds dls
charged three shots atConductor Wal
tcrs, after which he placed the end of
the gun In his own mouth and tired a
fourth shot, which it is believed will
result In his death. Two of the three
shots directed at Walters took effect
he held bis audience spellbound for perhaps even to a lower one. A prom- M- Robertson, when Will Bobertson -one penetrating his left lung and
over one hour, and the telling blows ment railroad oniccr said mat ir any
h handPd th ipader of the. rpmihll- advance was granted at this time tne
pan nart v and its trust magnates railroads would have to consider re
seemed to be well received by the en
be met with threatened
tire audience. And how democracy's on materially, even tnougn an enori
urpnt.rhipftainfiiddpii?htlnrparhlnir tocutdown the wages of their era-
the hearts of his old constituents P'oyes
Htr With what, orapn rnirl forrnr rtlrl Strikes.
I . i . . i . . n Bnunn fulba i)flnii.lafl fn. hnma 'PVwca I ....a ,1 . . . I . . ... V, t . 1 V. fr.no
he lampoon the old tariff iokeandthe -cvermciess, me majority oi ran- "'w' tecu rcais, uunuK nuiumun nc na
nnvllnlnnHnt In Vt a Minn rlnn m a r a I L .. L. .... t. . . T J
What an infinite road OlllCiaiS are said 10 06 ailOgetner -"'" "'"i uteo un tne ruu uciccn Liucuiu ouu
w - I V 11 . M I . ... . . .
In favor of compromising with their m isses lorence iovey, jieien uiap- j-aciuc Junction, and lor several years
entertained a number of his friends
at a card party. In tbe contest at pro
gressive high five, Geo. Falter won
duclng wages as soon as business falls the Hrst prize, while Miss Helen Chap
man was awarded the consolation
prl.e. At an appropriate hour light
refreshments were served, and after
spending a very sociable evening the
the other bis right shoulder, but these
wounds, although of a serious nature,
are not thought to be fatal.
Conductor Walters, the target oftlie
shooting affray, Is a married man about
thirty-five years of age and resides In
Lincoln. He has been In the train
service of the Butllngton for about 11 f
Arrangements arc being made for a
Farmer's Institute to be held In
I'lattsmouth on Friday and Satur-
ay, Pecember 1th and th. Farmers
should begin making arrangmenti for
thlsalTalrso that they can attend
both days. An excellent program has
been prepared for the two days in
which subjects of Interest to tho farm-
rs will lie discussed. These yearly
institutes arc a good thing for any
county if properly handled, and should
not only be encouraged by the fann-
rs, but especially by the business men
in tbe towns and cities In which they
ACCIDENT AT LOUISVILLE
Shot at Bucket and Hit His Friend
In the Foot.
A special from Louisville under date
f November t'., says: "While hulli
ng Sunday, riddle l'.ums, aged i was
shot through the foot, through the
ircless handling of a ;r.' -caliber rille,
n the hands of his companion, ('has.
Speiice. 'I'lie buys found :i dinner
bucket lying on the track and Burns
walked up to it. lie attempted to
kick It over when his companion shot
at It. The bullet struck bis foot in
stead of the bucket aud bulged In t In
sole of his shoe."
Pleatnnt Hallowe'en Party.
The beautiful country home of Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. Kalfenberger was the
scene of a merry gathering last Wed
Those, who responded to Miss Itora's '
nvltatlons were very much surprised
at the Jack-'o-lantern ghost that they
saw on the porch. As they entered
the house they were very much start
led at two white spectacles which
made them think of death, and who
escorted them to the parlor.
The parlor was beautifully trimmed
with autumnal leaves, while the re
ception room was decorated with the
Stars and Stripes and Jack-'o-lanterns.
The tlmo was pleasantly spent In
games that had been prepared for
them until tho clock struck eleven,
when the guests were Informed that
Madam Buzel, the Gypsle o.ucen, had
arrived and who would now lead them
Into their mysterious future. After
she had read their hands she handed
them a mysterious paper. Tlise were
read aloud during luncheon, and
caused much laughter. Some hoped
their fortunes would come true while
others would rather they wouldn't..
Miss Mlna and Ola KnfTcnbcrgcr,
gowned in white, served a three
Those who enjoyed Miss Kaffenber-
ger s hospitality were Misses niary
Baker, Bertha Kauffman, Helen Fos
ter, Josephine Macy, Emma Kauff
man, Katie Foster, Anna Hotliger,
Julia Warga, Edith Baumgart. Miss
Yellnck.MlssCanady and Messrs. Bay
Beaver, Joseph Hlrz, Henry Kauff
man, Leonard Lair, Fred Baumgart,.
Charles Bestor, LoH Baumgart and
pleasure It seemed to give him to flay
. . . . . . .1 Mil M llninl llnaiAM L'lVAnSt A r t FA I J 1 1 B I V.
thP nnllrlps and the men who had de- men at WIS lime OV granting Some in- "'" "'C1 wJi was cunuueturon tue iucw ireiguis ue
nminccdhlm iorDrcachlneandmaln-krease In wages. It is said that In Margaret Dovey, and Messrs Emll tween Lincoln and this city, where he
tAininr in vear aannp thp truths most cases the railroad employes have weyrlcb, Chas. Martin, Geo. r alter has many friends who will regret to
0 j o- - I . , . . I nnri TTh.-h Vaoav t.9 T tnjifilr, I 1 . . V. -
wjca are now so manifest that re- asKea mucn larger increases tnan tney au" icaru ui me uuiurtuuatc occurrence,
nnhliean camnalon BDlelersare nreach- have any Idea of obtaining, and that Nw R.c.lv.r Take Char. 'r wb'c" no motive can be attributed,
i the same thlmr and some are cm- they would really be satisfied with The finance committee of the I), of ""P1 that lt was the 401 of a fnatlo
hndiPrl in the state Dlatform of the much less than they are asking for. hi re holding & buslnes session at wno Imagined that he had been wrong
o. n. n. Considerable Importance Is attached the onice of the and recorder. Miss C5-
n I - - . . 1 I W 1 nt. f IU. l.nlJ..t Urn. HM
' Tbe Journal must not forget thecf- 7 some rauroaa men 10 me sugges Teresa Hemple, today In order to mo uuir ui mc mciuem, uut
ficlent nresldinir oOlcci. Rev. J. H. Hon mat tne rauroaas in grantlDR an Check ud the books and funds of ex- laentmea, ana ne, togetner
Salshnr. nastor of the rreshvterlan Increase In wages at this time will L-rand receiver. Mrs. Marv Miller of 1 witli the Injured conductor, were con
church, ne makes a most eniclent greatly strengthen their case should It I DIUer, Neb., and turn tbcm over to vevcd to Omaha, from which place
nresldinir offlcer and his remarks In become necessary later on, owing to theerand receiver elect. Mrs. Katv i"cy were tanen oacn io wncoin. a
Introducing Mr. Bryan were to the temporary depression In business, to Scbmltt of South Omaha. Besides message from that place today noon
point and delivered In a manner that ask their employes w accept lower the above state officers In attendance ico mat tne unnnown man is suu
was highly pleasing to the Immense wages. Mien a course, it is Raid.wouio at the meeting, are Mrs. Mary Latky 've. DU mat over uneuunureu
audience. enaoie tne rauroaos to argue jusuy 0f LeXnffton. crand chief: Mrs. Ada oars was iounu upou ms person.
Mayor fierlng deserves more credit that by advancing the pay of their Wiley Ralston of South Omah, grand
than any one man for the grand sue- men at this time they had permitted medical examiner; Mrs. Ella Chap
them to share in the present great man 0f Lincoln, and Mrs. Lou Spcn
prosperity, and that It was only fair cer 0f Lexington, members of the 11
in turn mat the men snouid accept a nance committee, and Henrv R. Cer
"Hi Royal Hijhne, tho Bey."
Mabel McCane, tbe famous prima
donna and the most lavishly gowned
woman on the American stage, will be
seen here as the Princess Kaloney In
"Ills Highness, the Bey," the musical
furore which has just closed a tlve
months run In Chicago. Miss McCane
Is surrounded by the very cream of
musical comedy talent and there has
never been a greater singing and act
ing company assembled together than
that to appear here on Friday, Novem
ber n. The production, as it will be
seen here, Is the original augmented
scenic and electrical production used
In Chicago for five months and is com
plete In the minutest detail.
Robert 8. Wilkinson.
cess of Mr. Bryan's reception last
night, as his efforts In this direction
Murray Well Represented.
Nearly every section of Cass county
was represented Avoca, Nchawka,
Union, Elm wood, Greenwood, Louis
ville and Cedar Creek, but the locality
that took the cake for the lamest at
tendance was Murray. Besides the
large number that came up on the
train, about tlfty young men arrived
on horseback about 0 o'clock, and
could be seen parading the streets
with banners Hying. They surprised
the natives by entering Main street
from Lincoln avenue, and they at
tracted considerable attention and ad
miration. The company was under
the command of Captain J. M. Man
decrease should a change In business
conditions make It necessary for the
railroads to curtail their operating ex
Ing, chairman of the
Cood for everything a salve is used
for and especially recommended for
piles. That Is what we say of De
Witt's Witch Ha.cl Salve. On the
market for years and a standby In
thousands of families. Pet Hewitt's.
Sold by F. 0. Frlcke & Co. and (ierlng
Cut this out and take It to Frickc's
or D'Meut's drug stores and get a free
sample of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. For biliousness and
constipation thry are uneiiualed.
They Improve theappetltc.strengthen
the digestion and regulate the liver
Your stomach churns and digests
the food you cat and If foul, or torpid,
pill Is or out of order, your whole system suf.
fers from blood poison. Ilollister's
Need a goid cathartic? A
best. Say a pill like HeWltt's Little
Early Risers. Alnut the most reliable Rocky Mountain Tea keeps you well.
on the market. Sold by F. !. Frlcke 31 cents, Tea or Tablets, fierlng S:
,V Co. and (Jerlng & Co. C., druggists.
A special from Weeping Water, In
speaking of the death of the late
Robert S. Wilkinson, an account of
which appeared in the Journal of
"Robert S. Wilkinson died here this
morning. He had been sick about
three weeks with cardlae dropsy, but
was getting much better and last Fri
day he was down town to his place of
business and was out driving yester
day. Mr. Wilkinson was 54 years of
nge.'and had lived In this city over
thirty years. He leaves a wlfo and
seven children, from 13 years of age
un. Arrangements for the fnncral
liavc not yet been made."
)5 and $6 Dress Skirts at (3.98
J at closing out sale cf Hcrold's stock.
In every clime Its colors are unfurled
It's fame has spread from sea to sea
Be not surprised If In the other world,
You hear of Rocky Mountain Tea.
derlng k Co., druggists.
Establish a Branch In Glenwood.
The branch of the Works Ladies
Tailors of St. Louis, Mo., which was
established In this city several months
ago, has met with such encourage
ment In this vicinity that the local
manager, 1'. (J. Williams, has decided
to establish another branch ot tho
school In Cilenwood, Iowa. Mr. Wil
liams has proved to bo a very Indus
trious and business like young man.
The school has secured many patrons
In this vicinity, and with such people
as Mr. and Mrs. Williams at the head
of the establishment In our neighbor
ing county across tho river, we do not
hesitate to say that the branch In
Cilenwood will also prove to be a suc
cess. Laces at Half Price
at closing out sale of Hcrold's stock.
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