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Plattsmouth - Journal
Published Seal-Weekly it Plittuoaifc, Hebnski
R. A. DATES, Publisher.
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lican and have hauled it off. They
know that Norris Brown's record
and personality is such that the
more it in avutaled and discussed
the worse it will appear for him.
They remember with a feeling of
unpleasantness the fate of Bur
kett when hi reeord was present-
til the "rule or ruin"
thov their hands.
"A whil of habeas corpus is
fellows resented in the American con
gress for the first time and by a
single member, are very largely
represented in the legislatures
where a man wants to get out of of all the European nations. In
jail and can't," wrote a policeman
at the civil service examination.
This, of course, is far from cor-
Oniy one week yet to get ready
for the Fourth of Julyy.
Senator Lorimer voted against
the popular election of senators.
He is one of the most distinguish
ed examples of the unpopular
From present indications the
meat' barons are near the end of election of senators
Of course Plattsmouth will
have the crowd on the Fourth of
July, and everybody follows the
"Taft and sure defeat, or La
Fofie.lte, with u chance to win,"
is the battle cry of the La Fol
The impression prevails among
the college boys that a degree is
n poor consolation for a cipher in
the base hit column.
There will be rest rooms ar
ranged for the women and little
folks who come to l'laUsinouth
on the Fourth of July.
The Lower California insurg
ents quit the war path for $10
each. But how they will insurge
when the $10 is gone!
Victory in the lower house of
congress has brought hard work
arid responsibility to the demo
cratic leaders, ns well as honors.
No legitimate interest is to be
harmed by reducing (lie average
duty on woolens, for instance,
from 100 per cent to 40 per cent.
Some of the stnndpat senators
are impelled to vote for a tariff
"killing" by motives of revenge.
Well, a poor excuse is heifer I ban
One day at Washington with
the thermometer at 104 is more
conducive to congressional in
dustry than the pel it ions of 00,
Americans led at the coronal ion
ball. We hope they were given a
chance lit show what they could
do to "Old Zip Coon" and
In view of all the silver the
Tafts received, the While house
can now entertain company with
out using the old yellow earthen
The troops are being with
drawn from Texas feeling much
like city spoilsmen when the
game wardens warn I hem I hat it
is a closed season.
Asbestos cigarettes are being
introduced into Kansas as an
evasion of Ihe anli-cigarelte law
A fireproof cigarette is really oiie
of the world's greatest needs.
Carrie Nation has been dead for
over two weeks now, ind yet Ihe
"wets" and "drys" of Lincoln
have shown no disposition lo bur
The royal gold plate on the
fables at the coronation ban qui'
cost $15,000,000. We hope (hey
don't I rot it out for a $1.25 ham
and egg breakfast.
The fanners are not doing
much road dragging at the pres
ent. They are spending their
lime in the wheat fields dancing
fo the music of the harvester.
Much news comes from Havana
relative to Ihe raising of the hulk
of the Maine, but it cnorfully side
steps tho one detail concerning
which Ihe public wants to know.
Representative Sabath wants
the purchase of foreign titles by
our girls investigated. We favor
having the titles listed on the
stock exchange, instead of having
them bought and sold on the curb.
Don C. Rhoden has many-
friends in Cass county, and where
he is best known is where he has
the most friends. Everyone who
knows him believes he will make
a good sheriff.
The Fremont Herald is boost
ing Harmon for president.' Well,
ain't Harmon all right? Thou
sands of leading democrats
throughout the east, west, north
and south seems to think so.
Business men are subscribing
stock to the IMatte river bridge
right along. The capital stock
has been placed at $30,000, am
it will be one of the best wagon
bridge structures that crosses the
river at any point, we don't care
Senator Ileyburn says whatever
we got from England we took with
bayonets. Judging by the prices
paid in the matrimonial market
for titles, it would be slangy but
accurate to say we look a good
deal of it with rocks.
enough - to hire a
ed to the people last fall, and reef. Everyone knows that the
they realize that Brown's record writ of habeas corpus is what a
will have to be smuggled through prisoner asks for first when he
in the dark if it gets through at
all. But it is not going to get
through at all."
The remedy for high-priced
potatoes: Don't eat potatoes.
In all parts of the country they
are crying lor a sale ami sane
Fourth of July.
At King George's dinner solid
gold dishes valued at $4,000,000
were used. That was once the
table did "fairly groan."
The courts held up the decree
dissolving the powder trust until
they felt sure the small boys had
their supply of July 4th torpedoes.
: :o :
Over in England they crown a
man king on account of his birth.
Here they crown film on account
of the money he squeezed out of
us for some necessity of life.
Both parties seem to be a little
slow in acting this year. A few
candidates have come to the front
and announced themselves, but
the committeemen are silent.
The exercises on the Fourth of
July will take place on the south
side of the court house. A very
I poor place if the sun beams down
as hard as it did last Sunday.
Control of the senate has pass
ed Into the hands of the "coali
lionists." Remember "coalition
ists," because it is a word you are direct vote, why place their elec
Dealers in fireworks should re
member the fate of one store in
this city three years ago and be
a little careful about handling
the combustibles on the Fourth
of July. You cannot be too care
ful. A match dropped in among
a lot of firecrackers will do the
The Red Men have an oppor
tunity to make the Fourth of July
a big success and give the peo
ple a chance to remember it and
cune again, or not come again,
just as they feel in regard to the
matter. We believe the com
nittees are trying hard enough to
give 1 1 who come an enjoyable
Now surely our fellow-citizen,
Bird Critchfield, will be able to
demonstrate that the restriction
of commerce pulled off by him as
secretary of the Lumber Dealers'
association was not "unreason
able." It would distress this de
corous community to be brought
into too close touch with the pro
cess of trust-busting. Lincoln
Our old friend Bowlby of the
Crete Democrat propounded the
following important questions
which are right to the point: If
the peoplo are to have the right
to elect United Slates senators by
see frequently hence-
Art Iowa woman proposes to or
ganize the (Sirl Scouts. To which
the Sioux City Tribune adds, that
If daughters can be induced (o
b a little scouting in the kitchen
mother will give the srheme their
learty O. K." Now nin'l that
Bird Crilchlleld seems to In
greatly surprised because he is
among the indicted lumbermen.
We know some cattle men who
were indicted a few years ago that
felt the same way. But I hey had
to walk the chalk line just the
Many new concrete walks have
been laid in Plattsmouth within
the past two weeks. Prellyy soon
the plank walk will be a thing of
the pat on any of the streets in
this city. Well, concrete is a
the cheapest in the
According to the New York
Press, if they keep on increasing
the size of the house of rep
resentatives it will finally become
as big as some of the members
Had they bad such banquets for
the Taft silver wedding as for the
r.nglisii coronation, congress,
lions under federal supervision?
Why not let them manage their
own elections? Why should the
"party in power supervise such
elections? If Ihe people" are i conirresisonal
Germany the socralist members
of the reichstag are ordinarily the
dominant group in that body. Not
numerically in the majority, but
holding the balance of power
among all the groups. So, when
a party representing principles of
international affiliation, makes its
bow in congress the event is one
of considerable significance.
It is notable that Congressman
Berge's socialism was only a
side issues to the direct questions
involved in the debate. It was
throwii in, in the course of his
speech, as a prophecy. The oc
casion of it was participation in
concrete matters of government
which had nothing to do with
socialism and which enlist the
support of men like President
Taft, men who have no sympathy
with the socialist propaganda and
who are active in opposing it.
This discloses the modern social
ist movement w hich has abandon
ed the old Utopian dreams and
the old policy of aloofness and
has chosen the plan of applying
to things as they are such better
ments as are immediately attain
Yet undeniably the greatest
popular interest in Congressman
Berger's speech will attach to his
purely socialist statements to
what the lawyers would call the
obiter dicta of his address the
general principles which affected
the reciprocity bill only incident
ally, if at all. The people are
curious to see a socialist in ac
tion, so to speak; just as they
have watched with sympathelit
interest the experiment of s
socialist municipal administra-
t'dn in Milwaukee.
Whether any cona'dei-able num
ber of them approve or disap
prove Mr. Berber's conclusions
and accept or reject his
prophecies, the general public
verdict must be that his first
State of Nebraska, County
IN COUNTY COURT.
In the matter of the estate of
Abel Bevan, Deceased.
To All Persons Interested:
You are hereby notified that
there has been filed in this court,
report of the administratrix of
above estate, together with her
petition for final settlement of her
accounts as set forth in said re
port, and for her discharge as
such administratrix, in all things
except the payment of claims.
That a hearing will be had tip- '
on said report and petition befbfre
this court in the County Cobrt,.
Rooms at Plattsmouth, in said
County, on the 27th day of June,
1911, at 10 o'clock A. M.
That all objections, if any, must
be filed on or before said day and
hour of hearing. .'.
- Witness my hand and the seal
of the County Court of said
County this 5lh day of June, 1911,
Allen J. Beeson,
representatives in both houses of
congress (and they are), why
should a machine say how they
shall do it? Don't all answer
these questions at one time.
Some democratic newspapers
which lays so many things on the are just now engaged in giving
table, would have lain under the ex-Governor Shallenberger some
Speaker Champ Clark is op
posed to the gag being applied to
government employes. President
Tnft is endeavoring to enforce a
Roosevelt rule which prohibits
government employes from giving
information even to members of
congress. The employes are also
prohibited from calling the at
tention of members to any
grievances. Speaker Clark de
nounees this rule as un-Ameri
can, ami declares he will listen to
grievances of employes when they
desire to come to him and he de
fles anyone to interfere.
Evidently Norris Brown is go
iiig to have a hard road to travel
in being even renominated
Numerous republican papers in
the western part of the slate are
up in arms against him, and
nmong them is the Central City
Republican. ' one of the leading
papers of the stale, which says:
"The Norris t Brown political
managers have evidently con
cluded that the Osceola Record
was not doing them any good in
its controversy with (lie Repub-
for several days.
very uncomplimentary thrusts
because he has announced him
self a candidate for United
Slates senator. There never was
a man who has served the people
but who has deserved severe
ae Ball, who has been ill for
several weeks, says he hopes lo be
able to stir up another strife in
the democrat ie ranks of Missouri
next year. The republicans are criticism once in a while, and the
also booing (lie same wav. public officer who fails to be
:o: critized is a very poor official
fine of the biggest chairs on I We have not agreed with Gover-
record has been made for Presi-nor Shallenberger in all bis acts,
dent Taft. We offer no opinion! hut we are ready at all times to
as to whether it stands the sliain, hy int he was the ablest and
until they loll us whether it is most fearless chief executive the
built on Ihe suspension or the state ever had, and if elected to
represent the state in the United
States senate he will be an honor
of to the people he represents. Slop
this quarreling over past differ-
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
In County Court.
State of Nebraska, ' Cass Coun
In the Matter of the Estate of
Henry C. Hardnock, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given to the
creditors of said deceased that
hearings will be had upon claims
filed against said estate, before
me, County Judge of Cass Coun
ty, Nebraska, at the County Court
room in Plattsmouth, in said
County, on the 15th day of July,
19 If, and on the 18th day of
January, 1912, at 9 o'clock A. M.
each day for examination, adjust
ment and allowance.
All claims must be filed in said
court on or before said last hour
Witness my hand and seal of
said County Court, at Platts
mouth, Nebraska, this 19th day of
(Seal) Allen J. Beeson,
capable of selecting their own i forceful, 'aid to the progressive
square deal. The public, too, will
recognize in the socialist con
giessman an able, sincere man
intensely believing in the ideas
he advances. Kansas City Star
Wins Fight for Life.
It was a long and bloody battle
for life that was waged by James
B. Mershon, of Newark, N. J., of
which he writes: "I had lost
much blood from lung hemor
rhages, and was very weak and
run-down. For eight months I
was unable to work. Death seem
ed close on my heels, when I be
gan, three weeks ago, to use Dr.
King's New Discovery. But it has
helped mo greatly. It is doing all
that you claim." For weak, sore
lungs, obstinate coughs, stub
born colds, hoarseness, la grippe,
asthma, hay-fever or any throat
or lung trouble it's supreme. 50c
and $f.00. Tria. bottle free.
Guaranteed by F. G. Fricke & Co.
This talk of Ihe removal
State Chairman Byrnes is all
bosh. When this is attempted
the democrats will be able to
place their fingers right on tho
parties who havo undertaken the
job. Byrnes has done well in the
position, and why not leave well
A SHI, A Mi DHAINAGK DISTRICT.
M)TKK of ritnrosKU ISSUE of
Notice Is hereby given that the Ash
land Drainage District needs the sum
of seventeen thousands five hundred
sixty-eiKht and 60.100 $17,6i8.60 dol
lars, and t lie Hoard of Directors there
of Is about to Issue seventeen thousand
five hundred sixty-eight and 60.100
117.568. 60) dollars of negotiable bonds
of said distirct, drawing six per cent
lntere.it per annum, payable . in .ten
equal annual Installments, with Interest
coupons attached, said bonds to be sold
at not less than par. At any time with
in sixty days after the date of the first
publication of this notice, to-wlt: .June
5, 1911, any owner of-any tract of real
estate In said district, or of any ease
ment therein, may pay to C. Keetle, .
treasurer of said district, at the Farm
cers and Merchants Bank, Ashland. Ne
braska, the proportionate share of the
principal amount of said bonds charge
able against said tract, and the amount
of bonds issued will be reduced in the
aggregate amount of said advance
payment so nimle, and any tract upon
which sutlt advance payment is made
wil lnot be chargeable with payment .
of any of said bonds or the Interest
thereon: nrnvlded. that If a rinfinit In
I caused by an appeal from the assess-.
iiirui hi arm u. cuange mereon,
or by reason of any assessment being
uncoiie-uiue, or in any oilier manner
whatsoiver. then said deficit shall be
a chargo upon all the lands assessed
according to the apportionment of
benefits, the same as anv other liability
of the district.
The proportionate share of the prin
cipal amount of said bonds chargeable
against each tract of land In said dis
trict has been determined, levied and
assessed by the board of directors
thereof In dollars and oetns ngai ist and
upon each tract thereof on the bnsls of
the apportionment of units of benefit
and assessment hitherto made at the
rate of four and forty-five hundredths
dollars (J4.45) per unit; reference being
hereby made, for specific information
as to particular tracts, to the Resolu
tion of said Hoard of Directors relat
ing thereto on tile In the otllce of A. B.
Fuller, Ashland, Nebraska, secretary of
Witness the signature of said Ash
land Drnlnnge District, by the Presi
dent and Secretary thereof, and the
corporate seal of said district, this 3d
day of June, 1911.
Ashland Drainage District.
By Nelson SliefTer. President.
A. H. Fuller, Secretary.
When a farmer mortgages his
farm to buy an automobile he
certainly needs the money worse
than he does the auto.
ences and get in line for victory
SOCIALISM IN CONGRESS.
Its first socialist speech is now
entered in the Congressional
Hecord. With the address of Con
gressman Berger on the reci
procity bill the socialist party
may be said to begin its career
as a factor in the policies of the
It is a modest beginning, to be
sure. Yet the socialists will ac
count themselves fortunate that
their first national lawmaker is
Victor Berger. The excellence of
In the lull between political
campaigns the papers in (lie west
ern part of the state are abusing
each other because of the out
come of the agricultural 1 school
squabble. It seems as if those
occidental brethren have an un
fair advantage over the rest of us.
As long as factions exist there t'1' speech, the mntery of debate
is bound to be discord. The party mid repartee it displayed, were
( A I.I, FOR inns.
Rids will be received up to Noon on
Friday. July 14th. A. D. 1911, at the
office of the County Judge of Cass
i County, In his office at Plattsmouth,
J Nebraska, for the construction of one
concrete culvert to be located one mile
east and one-quarter mile north of
Murray; also for one fill to be made on
section line one and one-half miles
section line one-half mile north of
i nion, t'ass county. Nebraska. Work
to be done out of Inheritance Tax
Plans and specifications on file In
the office of the County Clerk In
County Commissioners reserve the
right to reject any or all bids.
, Allen J. Heeson,
riattsmouth, Neb., June 10th. 1911.
that lines up best in the cam
pnign next year is the party to
win. Both parties start out on an
even race, as matters now stand,
with tho prospects that the demo
crats will win, but you can't tell
bow long that is going to last un-
the result of thirty years of hard
lighting as a polemical writer and
a political campaigner.
The socialist part, nor the
socialist dogma, can no longer be
ignored as a political force. The
counterparts of this party, rep-
Install Camp at Cedar Creek.
From Wednesdays Dally.
W. B. Hishel and Joseph
Silence, W.'O. W. district deputy,
departed for Cedar Creek this aft
ernoon to install a camp of the
order in that village. The slate
man ager of the W. O. W. is
absent from the state attending
the national convention at
Rochester, New York.
. . DR
Graduate Veterinary Surgeon
(Formerly with U. S. Department
Licensed by Nebraska State
Calls Answered Promptly
Telephone 378 White, Plattsmouth
Work Will Soon Start.
after you take Dr. King's New
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joy their fine results. Constipa
tion and indigestion vanish and
fine appetite returns. They regu
late stomach, liver and bowels and
impart new strength and energy
fo the whole system. Try them.
For sale by F. d. Fricke & Co.
I have a half section, 320 acres,
in Sandborn county, South Da
kota, one quarter fenced, artesian
well flowing throush it, that I will
sell at a reasonable price. Terms
to suit the purchaser. Address,
A. W. Smith.
C. O. Fricke boarded No. 23 for
the metropolis this afternoon,
whore he was called on business.
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