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The- Plattsmouth - Journal
CZZD Published Serai-Weekly it Plattsaoutli, Nebraska r i
R. A. BATES, Publisher.
Entered at the Postoffice, t Plattsmouth, Nebraska, as second-class
$1.50 PER YEAR IN AD VANCE
The worst feature of this torrid
weather is that, according to the
calendar, the summer in only he
Mr. Carnegie might have to put
an addition on his lihraries if he
(old all he knew about United
Thc new, government building
Is rapidly nparing' completion.
From present indications it will
be ready for occupancy before
People are clamoring louder
for a Kafe and Kane Fourth of
July this year as much on account
of the extreme hot weather as
It remains to be determined
whether the whitewash man or
fhe tar man will get the job when
fhe I.orimer investigation Is con
cluded. :o: r
TtouhlleHfl the public ought to
be grateful that the price of
pol aloes and the price of eggs do
not go skylarking at the same
We're si ill in favor of good
roads, Canadian reciprocity and
cheaper potatoes, but In this kind
of weather it's pretty bard for
any worthy object to get a rise
out of us.
From present Indications Ihere
will le a vast crowd in Platts
rnoufh on fhe Fourth. Oh, for
a good, wholesome shower before
fhat eventful day.
J. P. Morgan has said nothing
to indicate Ihat he favors govern
ment regulation of trusts. His
force of olllce boys Is complete
without Fnele Sam.
Not merely did Ihe court sanc
tion the Southern and Union Pa
c i fie merger, but one gang of
ruthless monopolists is allowed
lo operate fhe Iwo parallel lines
of n double track railroad.
The Yale class of '9(1 brags of
its 304 babies, but how many of
fhese bachelors of arts can carry
one of Ihe kids so as not fo hurt
its neck without constant coach
ing from fheir wives?
While oilier slates are spend
ing large sums of money fur ad
vertising, Nebraska depends sole
ly upon Ihe newspapers to "blow
up" the slate and its resources.
And the newspapers seem lo lie
doing their duly in Ibis respect.
The Fourth of July is but a few
days off and the dealers want to
be on the lookout as to whether
fhey sell fireworks according to
law. Liko the game wardens,
some officer may be sneaking
around to see (hat the law is com
There are now two endearing
varieties of spuds: Sweet pota
toes and dear potatoes.
In view of fhe head-on locomo
tive collision at the Indianapolis
Fourth of July celebration, Mr.
'faft would enhnnro his popular
fly by confining his speech to the
historic words, "Let her go,
The tramp question Is becom
ing quite serious throughout the
country, but from the broadcast
published accounts of the raid
made upon (hem in this city last
Saturday it looks like they are
stearin? clear of Plattsmouth.
The farmers are awful busy
just now and business in town fs
very dull in consequence.
Ex-Senator Hopkins says jack
potting has always been common
jn the Illinois legislature. Like
the hotel-cloak-room man, legis
lators instead of receiving a
salary will soon be paying for the
chance at the tips.
From the way the story has
been coming out, many people
fee! that Colonel Roosevelt would
have gotten as much satisfaction
o' I of a ham sandwich as out of
dicing with Senator Lorimer.
Mr. Pinchol and Mr. Olavis,
two honest, courageous and effi
cient public . servants, are no
longer connected with the interior
department, but the fight which
they started for the preservation
of Ihe Alaska coal lands was
opposition to postal savings
banks is found in many places
from regular savings institutions
Hut if people having money are
willing to s'Il the use of it 50
per cent cheaper, ft all helps re
luce the cost of living.
If the sfandpat republican con
gressmen want a "tariff killing
for revenge, and the insurgent re
publicans want Ihe same thing
from principle, and the democrats
want it because they've always
wanted it, Ihere seems to lie no
reason why there should not be
a tariff .killing. Kansas Cilv
i II is hardly likely to help the
Mormon cause over the country
to any considerable extent to have!
it disclosed that fhe entire coun
try has been paying a big tax on
sugar so that the Mormon church
could enjoy a big rake-off from
trust profits, and thai Senator
Smoot was sent to Washington to
help maintain Ihe graft. Lincoln
Here is an advertisement that
will make a bit iu favor of postal
savings banks: "Deposits iu
postal savings banks are secure
from attachment by creditors."
And speaking of Ihe decision
I browing out the fraudulent Cun
ningham claims, whatever became
of Mr. nallinger's suit auainsl
The defeat of the Root amend
ment lo the reciprocity bill in the
United States senate was an im
portant victory for the measure.
Aside from the other objections
that were urged against the Root
amendment becoming a part of
the treaty, the vital question of
having the bill endangered by
amendments of any character was
"A few months ago a certain
class of republican newspapers
were making a martyr out of
Shallenberger, declaring that he
was an awfully good man and was
beaten by Jim Dahlmnn because
he signed the 8 o'clock closing
law," says the Central City Re
puiuican. now tnese same
papers ore declaring that he was
on awfully bad man because ho
compromised with the abuse of
the pure food law; incidentally
he is looming up strong a9 ft pos
sibility for the senate, and will be
a dangerous candidate."
Only three more days till the
Fourth. Are you ready for it?
Candidates are, as yet, a little
backward. It seems they are
halting between two opinions, to
run or not to run.
The federal court does not
seem to care whether the powder
trust dissolves or explodes, just
so it effaces itself.
Farmers say a day or two more
like that of yesterday, without
rain, and it will be farewell to the
corn crop In this section.
The world loves a lover, but it
hates a knocker. Are you a
knocker? Get it out of your sys
tem as soon as possible.
'"Gee fuzz" is a new drink in
some towns. It may be a temper
ance drink, but the name sounds
like it had whiskers on it.
Tbe harem skirts prove unpop
ular at Atlantic Ci(y. They were
too much like the mantle of
charity in covering up sins.
A bakers' trust has been or
ganized, but the rolling pin will
continue to be a weapon of of
fense and defense in many homes.
The summer resorts are filling
up and one must get his quarters
ready for the table waiters or be
relegated to the famine sufferers.
This campaign against un
necessary noises should take up
I lie question of Captain Hobson
and his views on the war with
Returns from Chicago for the
first seventeen dayso f June show
93 brides and 52 divorces, and a
lot of the 93 were probably re
When is the democratic slate
central committee to meet? Isn't
it about time somebody was wal
ing up? Get a move on you, Mr
The congressmen are spending
so much lime looking at the
grand-stand that (hey forget all
about the ball until it gets tangled
i p with their feet.
The people who think the cor
onation of King George was such
a great spectacle clearly never
saw the Patrons of Husbandry
work the Pomona degree.
The thing that is killing the
biah tariff is the ability of the
beneficiaries to pay freight to
l urope, and undersell the so
cnlled "pauper labor" in its own
The park about New York's new
library is fully occupied, and if
they'd serve pink tea inside, per
haps someone would come in and
look at (he books.
Admiral Togo is spendinR
seventeen days looking over our
country, but we don't believe it
necessary yet to put armor plate
on the Hoboken ferry boats.
A Pittsburg clergyman preach
ed on the ball grounds Sunday,
but if he does it right along we
fear the crowd will say, "Play
ball" at the places where the
minister expects "Amen's."
Practically everybody on earth
is in favor of good roads. The
trouble is that there are a whole
lot of tightwads who hate like the
devil to help pay for them.
As I.nvoy Hammond had lo
wear knee breeches lo the corna
fion, ho could ride up to the
Abby on a bicyclo instead of hav
ing to hire a hack.
John Muir, the naturalist, has
gone to Chili lo seo a rare tree.
If it is any kind of a fruit tree, we
have the feeling that some small
boys of our neighborhood will get
"peeping Tom" is worrying
some of the towns. We may be
bothered with one of the same
kind. Who knows? It would be
just as well to be on the lookout,
just the same.
Assistant Treasurer Millington,
after counting the $14 4,000,000
coin in the New York sub-treasury,
will learn what an awful time
John D. has every month to make
his cash account balance.
Postmaster General Hitchcock
gays the railroads could carry the
mail for $9,000,000 less. Uncle
Sam is the only man in the coun
try who never kicked'on railroad
"College girls 'listen to bac
calaureate," is the way the news
papers head it up. Considering
all the dressmakers did for them
it takes faith to believe they
It has cost $800,000 in special
attorney's fees to prosecute the
trusts for two years. We may
never get the money back, but it's
worth it to feel you can start a
peanut stand without asking Wall
Hon. J. L. Mills of Rockport.
Missouri, is a fine orator. Re
member he will deliver the oration
in Plattsmouth on the Fourth. He
is a man that can make the eagle
scream if anyone can.
Our reason for warning our
dealers regarding the sale of fire
works is that fhey may have to
pay a fine that will be more than
their profit on their sales. A lit
tle warning don't hurt sometimes.
Hesides, under the reciprocity
agreement, potatoes could be
brought over from Canada when
the prices reaches 75 cents a
peck on the American side.
Gracious, wouldn't that be a
The work on the Platte river
wagon bridge will be commenced
just as soon as the mafcrtal can
be gotten on Ihe ground, and the
work rushed to completion. This
is one of the greatest projects
that ever happened for the benefit
of Plattsmouth, and when it is
completed and in use those who
are now opposed to the enter
prise will soon preceive their mis
A dry weal tier complaint is
registered by one of ti e Platls
nioiith barbers. He .-ays if we
don't (.et rain within a veiy short
time the people's faces will be
come so long that it will require
twice as much work lo shave
A man went into one of our
stores the oilier day and ordered
a full half bushel of potatoes. Tim
clerk thought at first ho was out
of his head, but when be told the
clerk they were to bo divided be
tween four families, it didn't look
Potatoes, hay and oats are go
ing to bo mighty high next w inter,
and almost every farmer will be
compelled to buy ono or all of
these products. The fake tariff
is mighty high on all of them and
the farmer will have to pay it un
less congress places fhese pro
ducts on the "farmers' free list."
I hereby announce myseir as a
candidate for the nomination of the
office of sheriff, subject to the de
cision of the voters at the coming
primary. I ask them to place me In
nomination on the democratic ticket
D. C. Rhoden.
Miss Ethel Pallance returned
from Peru today, where she has
lieen visit in? school friends for a
MAKES RECORD WITH WHEAT
Kansas Farmer Eats Biscu'ts Made
From Gram 30 Minutes After Cut.
Beloit. Kan., June 3. Biscuits
ready to eat, made lrom wheat that
was standing in the field just thirty
minutes before. Is the record made by
W. S. Gable, a fanner living two miles
The header was driven Into the
wheat field at 3:14 o'clock. On min
ute later the wheat in the straw was
at the separator. A quantity was
threshed, loaded into the farmer's au
tomobile and at 3:23 was at the mill.
Six minutes saw the wheat come out
as flour, and a minute later the auto
mobile delivered flour at a downtown
Fourteen minutes later at 3:44
o'clock the biscuits were removed
from the oven, baked and ready to cat
candidate for judge
Madison. Neb., June 30 At a meet
ing of the Democratic central commit
tee for the Ninth judicial district,
held at Norfolk, It was the unanimous
wish of the members ot the committee
present that former United States
Senator William V. Allen of this city
be. the candidate for district judge
subject to the Democratic primaries.
Senator All-in was present at the con
ference Ri d consented to file as a can
didate, l)tln assured by the commit
tee there would be no opposition.
Columbus, Neb., June 30. Judge I
L. Albert announced that he will be a
candidate for the Democratic and
Populist nominations for supreme
judge in the August primaries.
First New Wheat at Deshler.
Deshler, Neb., June 30. The first
new wheat was delivered here by
C. H. Schiermeyer. It graded No. 2
hard winter and tested sixty-two
pounds fo the bushel. It was good,
clean wheat and Bold for 75 cents. The
yield was fourteen bushels per acre,
about a fair average. Threshing is In
Fatal Accident in Ball Game.
Orleans, Nob., June 30. Carl White
died here from an accident received in
the game of baseball at Alma. White
in attempting to steal second, fell
striking r.rady, the Alma second be.se
man, In the knee with his right loin
breaking on of the floating ribs and
injuring the kidneys.
At Cinclnmiti: R.H.E
Chicago 0 1 0 00 0 3 004 12 fl
Cincinnati . . . .0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 5 8 1
Reulbnch Graham; Smith-McLean.
At Philadelphia: R.H.E.
Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 01 4 1
Philadelphia ....1 0201000 -4 5 2
At New York: R.H.E
Boston 1 00000300 4 6 2
New York 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 10 14 1
McTlgue Kllng; Crandall-Myers.
At Pittsburg: R.H.E.
Pittsburg 2 000 4 00208 12 1
St. I)uis 1 3 00002006 9 1
At Cleveland: R.H.E
Cleveland ....0 10110040 18 10 2
Chicago 0 4 0 02000107 13 1
At Washington: R.H.E.
Washington ...1 3 1 10003 9 13 1
Philadelphia . . .0 1 0 0 0 l0 0 47 8 2
Groom Henry; Morgnn-Lapp.
At Detroit: R.H.E
St. Louis 1 0 1 2 002006 11 1
Detroit 1 2 10000105 9 4
At Boston First game: R.H.E.
Boston 0 0 00 000 101 5 1
New York 0 0 1 0 01 0 0 13 9 4
Second game: R.H.E
Boston 1 00 00 10 1 3 f 4
New York 1 000000102 4 E
At St. Jojcph: RHE
Omaha 000 000 1001 6 2
St. Joseph 2 02 00002 6 10 1
At Topeka First game: R.H.E
Topeka 000 3 000003 10 2
Pueblo 0 1 0 1 000305 10 1
Clark-Frambes; Jackson Clemona.
Second game: R.H.E
Topeka 0 0121010 5 10 1
Pueblo 0f0 0 00 2 00 2 5 0
Durbln Hawkins; Jones Shaw.
At Lincoln: R.H.E.
Denver 00 1 0003206 8 0
Lincoln 00 00000000 6 2
O'Rrlen and McMurray; Hagerman
At Sioux City: RHE.
Des Moines 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 02 6 1
Sioux City 000 0 0 00 I 01 2 1
Bern Ultowskl; Aitchlson -Miller.
Nebraska State League.
At Superior: R.H.E
Kearney 000 1 000 10 2 8 2
Superior 2 0 50 2 1 10 It 19 1
Jarrott Magcrkurth; Stevens-Prucha
At Seward: R.H.E.
'Grand Island. .0 1 0 2 1 4 00 4 12 17 S
Seward 0 0001500 0 6 9 3
Watson Jokerst; Miller-Lucas.
At Hastings: R.H.E
Unstings 2 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 10 10 2
Columbus 0 0010000 1 2 8 3
Orth-I loernle; Spadc-Corbett.
At York: R.H.E.
Fremont 2 1 000 03 9 3
Vork 3 0300 6 7 2
Campbell Neff; Fox-Stuart
NINE TRUE BILLS
FOR WIRE TRUST
Federal Grand Jury at New York
FRANK GOULD IN THE TOILS.
It Is Alleged That Series of Pools In.
volving Combine and Independents
Are in Conspiracy to Control Mar.
ket in United States.
New York, June 30. The federal
grand jury returned nine indictment
against that number of pools alleged
to be operated as the so called wire
Among some of the prominent indi
viduals named as officers of the al
leged pools "are-th-following: -, . .
Frank J. Gould, president of the Old
Dominion Iron and Nail works of Vir
ginia; Herbert L. Satterlee, Haber
ahaw Wire company; William P. Pal
mer, president of the American Steel
and Wire company; Charles F. Brook
er, vice president of the Ansonia Brass
and Copper company, and a member
of the Republican national committee
from Connecticut; Henry O. Stoddard,
president of the Trenton Iron com
pany; Erskine Hewitt, vice president
of the Trenton Iron company; Frank
N. Phillips, president of the American
Electrical works, and Ferdinand W.
Roebling of John A. Roebling Sons ft
Co. The above individuals were in
dicted. The companies iudUted are: Tha
Bare Copper Wire association, flht
Rubber Covered Wire association, the
Wire Rope Manufacturers' association,
the Lead Encased Rubber Cable asso
ciation, the Fine Magnet Wire associa
tion, the Underground Power Cable as
sociation, the Horseshoe Manufactur
ers' association, the Telephone Cable
association and the Weatherproof and
Magnet Wire association.
Only two of the associations named
are subsidiaries of the United States
Steel corporation namely, the Tren
ton Iron works and the American
Steel and Wire company. The offense
with which they are charged is unlaw
ful combination in restraint of trade
in wire products In violation of the
Herbert Satterlee Is a son-In law o4
J. P. Morgin and Frank Gould is the
well known financial and street rail
RECORD FOR JERSEY CATTLE
Twenty-Six Thousand Dollars for Twe
. Bulls and One Cow. ,u ,
Klrksvllle, Mo., June 30. New
world's records for Jersey cattle were
made here when two bulls and one
cow brought 126,425 at the annual Ktn
loch farm sale. Viola's Godden Jolly,
a seven-year-old bull, born at St
Queen, Island of Jei-jey, was sold foi
$13,000 to Or. Scoville of the Ellen
rtorf Farms, l-xlngton, Ky. He was
purchased by Dr. Still and Laughlla
of the Kinioch Farms Tor $12,000 two
years ago, which was the record price
at that time. Jolly Royal Sultan, a
twoyeai-old bull, son of the first
named and I.ady Viola, sold for $10,
000. Majesty's I.ady Houhla. six year
old. brought $3,525, salfl to be the big
gest price ever paid for a Jersey cow.
Troops M?y Be Withdrawn.
Washington, June 30. President
Taft has under consideration the with
drawal of troops now forming the m
nc-uver division In Texas. A final d
clsion will be reached at the cabinet
meeting today aud the Indications are
that the withdrawals will begin iru
mediately and be completed within a
month. Improved conditions in Mex
ico and unusual discomforts suffered
by the soldiers are ihe reasons a
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Closing Quotations on the Chlcage
Board of Trade.
Chicago. June 29. Closing prices:
Wheat July, 8ftc; Sept., 8989'4o
Corn July, 67057!:; Sept., 60J
60c; Dec, 53 59c.
Oats July, 43M,c; Sept., 4444&o.
Pork July, $15.25; Sept., $15 45. .
Lard July, $8.22V2; Sept., $8.32Vi
Chicago Cash Prices No. 2 hare"
wheat, 89091,0; No. 2 corn, 5749
58c; No. 2 white oats, 43:i40 44VjC
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, June 29. Cattle Receipts,
5,000; slow to steady; beeve3, $4,650
6.65; western steeri, $4.7005.75;
atockeis and feeders, $3.1505.35; cowi
and heifers, $2.2505.70; calves, $5.70
7.85. Hogs Receipts, 22.000; 5c up;
light, $6.1O06.52M,; mixed, $6.1006.55;
heavy, $5.9506.50; rough, $5.9506.15;
pigs. $57006.25; bulk, $6.3006.45.
Sheep Receipts, 15.000; steady; na
tlves, $2.5004.35; westerns, $2,500
4 40; yrorli'igs. $4.2504.90; lambs,
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha. June 29. Cattle R
colpts, 2.500; 10c higher; beef steers,
$5.65(5 6.50; cows and heifers, $2.90i5;
580; stockers and feeders, $3,504''
5.00; bulls, $.10fi5.00; calves, $3,004
7.00. Hogs Receipts, 11,800; 5010c
higher; Ions strings ranged from $6.10
06.20, two of the packing droves cost
ing $6.15; heavy, $3.9006.05; best
light made a top of $0.30. Sheep Re
ceipts, 2.200; wethers brought $4.10,
while yearlings reached $4.35; lambs,
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