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'I THE SUKNY SOUTH: Every first ami third Tut sd.iy very low homiFctker'
excursion rates are in effect to the South with 25 c'ay limits, and tvtry clay
the winter tourist rates are in effect with all winter limit.
TO CALIFORNIA: Daily excursion rates with attractive condition, liniits,
stop-over privileges, side trirs. etc., are in t fleet. The annual Winter
movement to Southern California by thousands of Americans who desire
to escape the ri ors of tie North is now under way.
CCLCFACO: A two or three weeks sojourn in the Winter climate of Colorado
if recommended by physicians as one of the best up-buildings tonics avil
able. The great National Western Stock Show is held in Denver, Janu-
The Burlington takes excellent care of you to California, either in
through standard or through tourist sleepers wiih conductors in charge;
via Denver, Senic Colorado and Salt Lake City.
WESTERN LAND PRODUCTS EXHIBIT will beheld inOmaha, January 18 to
28th. All new Western localities should be represented; all farmers and
prospective farmers should see this extensive exhibit.
R. VV. CLEMENT, Agent.
W. WAKELEY, General Paenfier Agent, Omaha, Neb.
JESSE BLUNT SUES
In the district court this morning
a Jury was lmpannellcd In the caHe
of JeBHe Blunt vs. Burlington Relief
Department in which the plaintiff
seeks to recover from defendant the
um of $315 and monthly payments.
Tbo rase Is appealed from the county
court, where the plaintiff recovered
a Judgment some time ago.
Tho Injury for which plaintiff
. . m ...... m
Kecks to recover damages ior ions oi
time, occurred nt MoCook, whore the
plaintiff was a hoxtlcr nt the Burling
ton round house, while tho plaintiff
was In the uct of cnrlng for one t tho
defendant1! enuliies. l'lalntiff was
on the engine and either wns blown
off by tho wind or In some manner
dipped and fell, Injuring his knee
In the fall. Tho first time the acci
dent happened his claim was paid by
the relief department, says tho com
pany's attorney, and plaintiff went
back to work and within three days
fell off of another engine again In
juring his knee. The department
settled for a part of the lost time,
and this suit Is brought to recover
for additional lost time. Mr. Goring
appears for the plaintiff, while Byron
Clark and W. A. Robertson appear
for the relief department.
The following named gentlemen
liave been selected to try the Issues
of fact: John Fowler, John Albert,
Oscar Miller, William Mueller, F. II.
(ioodfellow, ('. A. tlauer, John Sans,
Chris Iske, W. 8. Phllpot, Oregon
Douge, Joe Allen and H. P. Denning.
MEN ' AND JNCMEN WANTED
The Goernment pay Railway Mai
Clerks $X00 to $1,200, and other em
ployee up to $2, 5(H) annually
Uncle Sam will bold examinations
throughout the country for Railway
Mall Clerks, Custom House Clerks,
Stenogruphers, Bookkeepers, Depart
ment Clerks and other Government
positions. Thousands of appointments
will be made. Any man or woman
over 18, In City or Country enn get
Instruction and free Information by
writing nt onco to the Bureau of
Irittructlon, "9 J. Hamlin Building,
Rochester, N. Y.
IN FARM CROPS
Final Est mates of Depa:tol
CORN WORTH $1,523,968,000
Yirld I More Than Three Billion
Bushels Total Wheat Crop Is 695,
443,000 Bushels, With Farm Value ot
Washington, Dec. 16. Final estl
mates of the important farm crops ol
the country for 1910 by the crop re
porting board of the department of as
rlculture are as follows:
Corn, 3,125,173,000 bushels o' welghl
from 114.0(12.000 acres; total larm
Value, $1,523,908,000, or 48.8 cents pel
Winter wheat, 404,044,000 bushels ol
weight, from 29,427,000 acres; totai
farm value, J113.575.000, or 89.1 cents
Spring wheat, 231,399,000 bushels ol
weight, from 19,778,000 acres; total
farm value, $207,808,000, or 89.8 cents
All wheat, 695,443,000 bushels ol
weight, from 49,205,000 acres; total
farm value, $021,443,000, or 89.4 cents
Oats, 1,12(1.705,000 bushels of weight
from 35,288,000 acres; total farm
value, $384,716,000, or 31.1 cents pel
lictiiriiH From Superior Council.
Mi;;:i Teresa llempel returned yes
terday from Louisville, Kentucky,
where she went as one of the officers
of tho superior council of the Degree
of Honor lodge, Miss llempel being
treasurer of tho national body. A
very Interesting meeting was had,
the press dispatches to tho eect that
the superior lodgo had severed Its
relations w ith the supreme lodge was
an error, as no such step was taken
by the national supreme lodge. Miss
llempel was not a candidate for re
election to the position which she had
held for some time, and Mrs. Miller,
of Dlller, Nebraska, was elected to
the position of national treasurer.
CONGRESSMAN COOK IS DEAD
Representative From Second Pennsyl
vania District Passes Away.
Philadelphia, Dec. 16. Congress
man Joel Cook of tbe Second Peniityl
vanla district, comprising part of tai.
clty, died hore. Mr. Cook was strlck
- y , It J
CONGRESSMAN JOEL COOK.
en with apoplexy In Washington last
Saturday and, failing to show any im
provemeiit. he was removed to his
Last summer Mr. Cook suffered a
slight paralytic stroke, but recovered
sufficiently to resume hjs congres
slonal duties. He was sixty-eight years
MONTE STREIGHT'S IN
JURY ISJUITE SERIOUS
From Thuraday's Pally
The Injury received by Monte
43trelght reported in yesterday's
Journal was much more serious than
at first suspected.' Ills leg was
broken In two places, one above and
the other below tho knee.
News was received at one time yes
terday that he could not recover, but
later dispatches were to the effect
that he would live, but probably lose
his leg. An effort will be niado to
savo tho leg. Monte Is an express
agent nnd has charge of moneys ship
ped from the office, and had checked
In at tho office and was on the way
to his train with his safe when the
oxpress wagon collided with a street
car overturning tho wagon and
throwing the heavy Iron safe on him
with the serious results above stated,
lie was taken to tho Cook county hos
pital and medical aid called Immedi
ately, and the shock was so great that
It did not at llrst appear that lie
could survive tho injury. Ilia numer
ous friends here hope for the best
and a message Is awaited this even
lng as to his condition today.
Will Ite liocal Deputy.
Mr. John Corey has received a
commission from John W. Talbot,
supreme president of the O. O. O's at
South Bend, Indiana, authorizing
him to act In the capacity of local
deputy for the order In this city. Any
one desiring to make an application
will have to satisfy Mr. Corey that he
Is all right before the nest will take
him as a member.
CROP CONDITIONS ABROAD
Large Wheat Yield in Russia Makes
Revision of Estimates Necessary,
Washington, Dec. 10. In most o
tho principal cereal producing nation
agriculture during the. last month has
niado seasonable progress, the most
noteworthy exceptions being In some
countries of western and central Ku-
rope, where the completion of autumn
seeding has been retarded and ex
pected increases in areas sown are
not likely to be realized. In Argen
tina and Australia harvest has begun
In the more northern latitudes, and In
dications suggest an export surplus
from the two sources at least largei
than that of last year. In some parts
of Europe winter has set In early and
autumn seedlngs are In all probability
practically ended. Frequent torrents
of rain have thus far prevented theli
completion la France; there much
land remains unsown and the area ol
autumn Bown wheat Is regarded as
certain to be less even than that ol
the preceding season. In parts ol
Germany, Austria Hungary, Roumanla
and the Balkan states a prolonged
drought in mid autumn rendered plow
lng difficult, in some places Impossi
ble; although belated rains helped
conditions, seeding Is considerably
retarded, and the winter wheat acre
age of central Europe Is also expected
to show a diminution Instead of an
Increase. For the Russian wheat
SHOPS ARE RAIDED
Federal Officials Malta Fifty Ar
rests In Financial District.
Children Cry for Fletcher's
The Kind You Have Always nought, and which haa been
in use for over 30 years, lias borai the tI;rnaturo of
and has heen made UEtlor l:!.i per
r sjj7f., sonal supervision since ils infancy.
4S7f. 4.&UM Allow no one to deceive cu in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-aE-tfood" are hut
K. pertinents that trifle -with and endanger the h' alth of
Infants and Children Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Casiorla Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Props and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Xarcotlo
substance. Its age is lis guarantee. It destroys "Worms
and allays Ecvcrishness. It cures Diarrhoea and "Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the. Food, regulates tho
Stomach and Dowels, git tag healthy and natural bleep.
The Children's Panacea Tho Mather's Friend.
GEKUSNE CASTORIA ALWAYS,
Bears the Signature of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years
THC CCNTUH COMPANY, TT MURRAY tTRCCT. NEW YORK CITY.
Chicago, Doc. 1C United States se
cret Bervicd officials raided tho of
fleeB of the Capital Investment com
pany as a bucketshop. The main of
fices and four of its branches were vis
ited and papers and records confis
cated. "Sid" Mcllie is said by fed
eral ofllcers to be the chief owner of
the company. He Is believed to be In
Charles F. DeWoody of the depart
ment of justice had charge of the
raiders who swept Into the Rookery
building, in the heart of the financial
district, at noon. A warrant has been
obtained by the government officials
for the arrest of Mcllle. As soon
the contents of the ofnee had been
seized a telegram from Aurora, 111.,
and one from Joliet, 111., announced
that simultaneous raids there had
born successful, many records being
The firm Is sa,ld to have thirty-three
brunches In the middle west and to
have done an extensive business In
the buying and selling of storks. Al
linyul Arch Mumoiih.
At the annual meeting of the grand
hapter, Uoyal Arch Manons of Ne
braska In Omaha yesterday, tho fol
lowing officers were elected for the
ensuing year: Grand high priest
George S. Powell; deputy grand high
priest, John Harper, David City;
grand knight, 11. F. Plttman, Chad
ron; grand scribe, James Tyler, Lin
coln; grand treasurer, Lucius D.
Richards, Fremont; grand secretary,
Francis E. White, Omaha.
hit. lticnarus ami air. White are
the only two officers re-elected. They
have been entertained at dinner by
Omaha chapter No. 1 and Ilellevue
No, 7. Twenty-three candidates from
various chapters over the state were
niado high priests. About 175 dele
gates are attending the sessions.
men. however, nn nriensn s rlnlmnil. "'""" !!"."." ..
Earlv nfltrliil estimates of the 151(1 commuiai. iney Kieniniea meir errorts
whent rron of Eurone will now need I"1" ol l,,u K'-neiai movement 10
revision. The flnnl nfTlrlnl estimate . Bto! gt rich quick concerns."
of the important crop of Russia ex-1 Thlr,y P"Hcemen and fifteen special
cecds expectations and puts the 1910,BKnt3 "f 11,0 department of Justice
yield of the empire at 773,000,000 bush
els, or only 10,00(1,000 bushels less
than the high record output of 1909.
In total European wheat crop almost,
If not quite, equals the unprecedented
crop of tho previous Benson.
Star Pointer Is Dead.
made the raid on the main offices
The concern occupied nearly a quar
ter of the floor and about fifty clerks
From Friday's Du'ly.
Mrs. C. W. Baylor returned from
Omaha last evening, where she has
been the guest of Mrs. White for two
Mr. J. P. Falter was called to the
metropolis on the morning train to
day to look after business matters
during the day.
County Attorney C. II. Taylor re
turned from Lincoln on the morning
train today, where he was called on
business last evening.
Henry Horn and son, of Eight Mile
Grove precinct, drove In from their
home this morning and transacted
business in the city.
Mr. A. E. Taylor, of Union, came
to Plattsmouth this morning on the
early M. P. train to look after busi
ness at the court house.
Clerk of the District Court J. M.
Robertson returned from Omaha last
evening on No. 2, where he had been
on business for two days.
Mr. Fred Patterson, county sur
veyor, returned from Louisville on
the morning train today, where he
went to do some surveying for Louis
Ed. Rummel, who has been under the
doctor's caro for some time at tho
home of Mrs. Peter Munn In this city
suffering from blood pelson, has so
far recovered that she was able to
bo taken home yesterday. Tho many
friends of the family are pleased to
note Mrs. Rummel's Improvement
and hope she will soon be well
Mrs. R. W. Toogood spent the dar
in the metropolis looking after busi
Mr. J. H. Kuhns, of the Burlington
store house, departed for Chicago ofofjj
ino. i iasi evening.
Mrs. Joe Droege and son Carl vi-
ited friends In Omaha today, goln?
on the morning train.
Mr. E. C. Hill, Burlington store
keeper, was called to Lincoln on com
pany business this morning.
Rev. V. II. Steger was a passenger
to Omaha on the morning train to
day, where he wa3 called on busl-
Marlon Smith departed for Emer'
son, Iowa, on the morning train to
day, where he will visit relatives for
George Dovey, Jr., arrived from
Lincoln last evening to visit his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Dovey, for
Mr. JJcnry Hirz
and ,a short time.
and manngers were at work when theF."ma, boarded the early train for
raiders appeared and were arrested
Lond after load of the prisoners was
Beside the Rookery building offices,
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 1C Star ' thft following alleged bucketshops
Pointer, tho famous pacer 1:59, and
with a race record of 2:00'i died at
Rosehlll stock farm.
I'cuil the Daily Journal.
WHEAT UNDER PRESSURE
World's Crop Is Above Averags for
Last Flvt Yean.
Chicago, Dec. 15. Estimates that
the world's wheat crop Is greatly In
excess of tho average for tho last five
years acted as a hammer on the mar
ket here. Closing figures were at a
net decline of Ml Vic Corn finished
were raided: F. J. Holzappel, Camp
bell & Co, Murphy & Co and Sander
eon & Co.
STUDENTS HEAR ROOSEVELT
Harvard Class on Government Listens
to Address on Politics.
Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 16. Seven
hundred Harvard students listened to
addresses which Theodore Roosevelt
delivered on "Politics" before the
members of the class on government
of that university.
lloK 1'ileen Fluctuate.
Mxiy-mreo cars or nogs were re
ported In tho South Omaha market
yesterday, making tho total for the
week 25,300 head, as against 20,700
for the sanio days last week and 39,
100 head a year ago. The rush of
early buying brought tho top prlco up
to $7.70 and for a whllo the market
as very active at or around that
figure. However, before all had a
chance to unload, thero camo a lull
In tho market, which closed at 10
cents lower than tho early figure.
However, tho bulk of all the hogs
was sold at $7 . 50 to $7 . fiO as against
bulk prices or $7.35 to $7.45 yester
day. The top prlco, $7.70, was 15
ent9 higher than anything bought
John Durman desires to Inform
those who need his services that be
has opened a shop at tho Ora Dawson
place for shoeing horses. Satisfaction
ISOTMM TO NOV-IH'MIM'.VH AMI
ii:i i miwis whom: ih si-
OI'.NM'.M AIIU I MvOW.
IN TI1K I il STRICT CULUT Ol'' CASS
i ntiiily, .cli iiHku.
William II. l;aln..y, Plaintiff, vr. O.
hi . joi-(iin, tllrnt iiumo unuown)
ucorue n . .ionic!), Jhhicr u, .lonli-n,
.laini-M I). Jorilcn, Challstn, Jonlen
Chat-leg (I. Jordan, Miirv 10. Jordan
Jnnper A. W'aro, mitlitcn II. Ia"ln
(mi ran rc. HhvIm, lii'oix" M. Hubert
Hon, nnd Mm. I-'iumcIh A. I'arry, le
To tl. M. Jordcn, (drst nntno un
Known), uoroiru Wr. Jordcn. .1 union 10
.Inrdon, Jamt'R O. Jordeii, CliallKliv Jor
den, Cliarlcg C. Jordan, Mary E. Jor
nun. JiiHper A. Warn, Smltlitt'n It
KiivIr. Karnh K. liavU. clcoinn M
Ilohf rlson. nnd Mm. Ki-iiih-Ih a. I
You and imicIi of you will lieroliy tnke
none nun on mo i'l'd day of Novcm
i'T, ism, William II, Italnoy, plain.
no, iiuMi in pi'unnn in iiu llntrlot
i ouri or i-iiHH County, Ni'luankrt,
HKaliiHt you, tho object, purpose nnd
prayer of which Ih to rcniovo clouds
from nnd nnlct t It In of rocoi d lv n
decrc-o of mid eourt to the eiiBt half of
mo norinoimt iiuurtor of Red Ion twon
iy-ioor i:u in town eleven (U) north
in rniiBe thirteen (13) eiint, nnd the
Ronlli twenty-live and one-fourth
('.'5 1-4) Keren of the mmtliweRt uuiir
ter of the northwest iiuarter of Ree
Hon nineteen (III) In town eleven (II)
norm, in rnnirn fourteen (14) eimt of
mo mxiii r. M.. In Ciihr Conntv. N'.l
briiKkn, In plaintiff. William II. Kni.i.
ey, oh pitaltiHt you. nnd to exclm!
nnd each of you from ever axHertlnit
or claiming nny rlnht, tltlo or Interext
therein, or to any part or pnreel (here
of, and for audi other and further re
lief as may le JiiRt and equitable.
You aro required to nnnwe-r mild pe
tition on or befora the 8lh day of Jan
uary, 1D1I. or the allea-atlona contain
ed In anld petition will lie taken at
true and a decree rendered according-
latcd; November ktith, 1910
ly. WILLIAM 11. II A INKY,
Dy John M Leydn, Ilia Attorney.
',ic up, oats 0'Vic off to a shade Tho colonel advised all the members
ailvnnco and provisions varying from
10c rise to 25c declino. Closing prices:
Wheat Dec, Dsc ; May. OH's 9 1 I i
Corn Dec, 4(ic; May, 47!c
Cats Dec, 31r4 3 ITisC ; May, 34Vic.
Fori. Jan., $19.20; May, $18.00.
lard .Ian., $10.25; May, $9.97',i.
Chicago Cash Prices No. 2 hard
wheat, 93(St)5'ic; No. 2 corn, 48'i
49c; No. 2 oats, 31VjC.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago,' Dec 15. Cattle Receipts,
5,501); stronger; beeves, $1.357.25;
western steers, $3.90(jj 5. SO; stockera
and feeders, $3.255.G0; cows and
heifers. $2.256 5.83; cnlves, $7.00(i()
9.25. Hons Receipts, 19,000; 104U50
higher; light, $7.33 Cfj 7.75 ; mixed, $7.40
417 80; heavy, $7.35ii 7.75; rough, $7.53
57.75; pigs, $fi.75-7.70; hulk, $7.53 1
7.70. Sheep Receipts, 18,000; strong;
natives, $2.4004.25; westerns, $2.50(f
4.25; yearlings, $1.30;5.fi5; lumbs,
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha, Dec. 15. Cattle Re
ceipts, 2,(100; steady; beef steers, $1.70
(T6.25; cows and heifers, $3.5005.20;
stockera and feeders, $3.250560;
cnlves, $4.0008.00. Hogs Receipts,
3.900; 15020c higher; bulk went at
$7.5507.60, with lighter loads at $7.65
and on up as high aa $7.70 for a top.
Sheep Receipts, 4,000; good lambs
brought $6.15, with good handy weight
wether at $3.90 and fed ewea at $3.40.
of tho class to go into politics when
they are graduated. Ho declared that
tho training they were receiving at
Harvard would eminently lit them for
political work. Ho described hla po
litlcnl position by saying that he thor
oughly believed In the politics which
ho personally advocated. Ho de
nounced the methods of nominating
people for political offices by which
men who had no previous experience
In politics were given the preference
because they had mado no enemies.
Funston Returns to Luzon.
Washington, Dec. 16. Orders Issued
from the war department assigned
Brigadier General Funston, In com
mand of tho army service schools,
Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to command
of tho Department of Luzon, In the
Philippines, relieving Brigadier Gen
eral Ramsay B. Fotts, who will take
command of the service schools at
Fort Iieavenworth. Tho changes will
take place Jan. 15.
Report Will Not Be Sent to Congress
Washington, Dec. " 16. President
Tnft directed Secretary of War Dick
Jnson to withhold from congress en
tirely his report on the national de
fense mado In answer to a resolution
passed by the house of representa
tives. The house declined to receive
tho report In confidence. Hence it wlll.lt
not be sent at all. I
the metropolis this morning, whero
they spent the day.
Mrs. It. W. Livingston and daugh
ter, Mrs. J. S. Vallery, were passen
gers on the morning train for Omaha,
where they spent a few hours looking
after some Items of business.
Mr. J. E. Turner, general foreman
of the car department for the Bur
lington Railway company at St. Joe,
Mo., departed for his home last even-
ng, having met with the motive
power men east and west here yester
Mr. C. H. Muellener, general car
foreman for the Burlington Railway
company, of Burlington, Iowa, was In
the city yesterday and met with the
freight car builders at Superintend
ent I'.alrd's office yesterday, depart
ing for his home on No. 2.
John JS. Vallery waa In from his
hop-i.'. southwest of town today, do
iiiK some shopping, and w. hU rounds
?:tve the Journal a call. Johnny Is
one of tho hustling young farmer of
Cass fcunty. While here ho pur
chased ii supply of the Journal's line
stationery, which everyone who sees
It admires so much.
The people, and especially those
who travel over the lines In Nebraska
to any great extent, will be glad to
learn that the strike on the Missouri
Pacific railroad which has been
settled, and In a few days trains may
be expected to be running more regu
larly. The road has been In a very
bad shape for all kinds of business.
Our old friend, C. Bengen, one ot
the well-to-do farmers and stockmen
of Cass county, was In the city Wed
nesday, and while here called and
subscribed for the Journal for his
son, C. R. Bengen. Ills father wants
him to keep posted on what Is-going
cn, politically as well as otherwise,
and thought of no better way to do
Mr. William Kennedy, a youn
farmer of East Rock Bluffs precinct,
was In the city today looking after
Christ Bayser, city engineer, came
down from Omaha this morning t
oversee placing the Intersection at
Fourth and Main streets.
Mr. D. E. Selvers, of Marquette.
Nebraska, arrived last evening and
visited his daughter, Mrs. J. L.
Thompson, for a short time, depar
Ing today on the fast mail for his
Fred Sutter and his brother Arlo.
of Lincoln, are guests of the grand
father, Mr. G. Fickler, the boys hav- .
lng come dow nto take a hunt and
breathe some of the fresh country air.
J. N. Redfern, superintendent of.,
the relief department at Chicago, w!S""
present and testified in the case for
the defendant. The Judgment of the
court in the damage suit was also
offered In evidence on behalf of de
fendant. Attorneys for both parties
are to submit briefs to the court and
the matter will be decided after De
Take a trip to a warmer climate
and see the Adeline plantation lands.
Fare round trip, $32.50, sleeping car.
meals, etc., furnished free. Go Dec
20th, Jan. 3rd or 17th. White us for
full information. Seo our ad on an
Windham Investment Co.
Mrs. Rummel, mother of Will and
Highest market price paNl
for poultry and all farm
HATT PRODUCE CO.
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