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The Plattsmouth Journal -
Published Semi-Weekly at
R. A. BATES,
Entered at the PostotTice at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, aa aecond-clasa
$1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
('lean up, brush' up ami paint
up, is tin; proper way to beautify
Some oals were sown last, week
and this week the crop will all be
put in. Sowing last year was done
If the politicians don't stop
their wrangling soon, the taxpay
ers may pel some of the pie which
they are paying for.
The road drag is a very prom
inent proposition right now, and
now is a good time to use it as
much as possible.
In the present condition of the
Mississippi river the battleship
Now Hampshire could get very
close up to Lake Itasca.
Edwin Abbey, a world famous
artist, left an estate of 2 4,3 40,
almost as much as he could have
earned by being a house painter.
Taft can now give Roosevelt
"cards and spades," with Penn
sylvania thrown in, and then beat
him out of sight. Any observing
man should see that farr-
There is strong talk of a third
party in Washington. Hut noth
ing in this line will be apt to ma
teralizo until after the Chicago
and Baltimore conventions.
Sir Bcrlrand Dawson, physi
cian to King George, has been
calling at the While house. Mr.
Taft should kick if he charges
more than $1.50 for his visit.
Get your swatter ready and swat
the first II y that conies and keep
it up as fast as they come. In
this way you will be able to get
l id of a great many of the pests.
Although all our presidential
candidates have been called
Pilates, Ananiases and Judases,
we have the feeling that if we lent
any of them $5 we would get it
The hours of the day are to be
renumbered at Paris from 1 to 21.
This has long been necessary, as
they usually sit up in Paris about
twelve hours later than anywhere
(Ireat excitement was caused in
Washington by the news that a
straw ballot of the New York
kindergartens showed 7,3 40 ma
jority for Santa Claus for presi
If Uncle Sam should tell the
operators and miners that the
public ought not to bo compelled
to suffer for lack of coal, we fear
someone would bob up and say
that small children should be seen
and not heard.
Undo Sam may be thought
rather cool toward Miss Jappy,
but neighbors never make them
selves popular by setting out to
establish a powder magazine in
your back yard.
J. J'. Morgan and Kaiser Wil
helin are to meet April 25 at
Venice. They should leave their
automobiles at home, as they
would not run well in Ihe street
of that city.
It having been learned that
there are seven doubtful voters in
Skaguay, Alaska, all the presi
dential candidates are expected to
address the Snow-Shoe club of
that city on the issues of the campaign.'
It is inevitable that a new parly
should be formed as often as our
lawmakers negclrt to provide
olliccs enough to go around.
From the battered condition of
all tbe.se hats in the ring, none
of them will look very handsome
when hung up behind the White
Mr. Roosevelt compares dealing
with Colombia on the Panama
question to "nailing cranberry
jelly to the wall." "What a
Rudyard Kipling has perpetrat
ed a poem on Irish home rule.
The penally for that kind of thing
over here is $5 for idle and dis
The hats are going to be so big
and fluffy this summer that the
suffragettes will find them mighty
inconvenient and expensive to
throw into the ring.
If the Physical Research so
ciety hear the door-knob rattle,
they should look to see if it isn't
the cat trying to get in, rather
than the spirit of Dr. Funk.
Senator Heyburn complains
that the newspapers treat con
gress as a joke. The trouble is
that one hardly knows whether to
look at it as a funeral or a circus.
It is proposed to publish the
corporation atllliations of con
gressmen, but we feel confident
that none of the Sunday schools
will be found to be dominating
The preservation of the peace
of Europe is not giving us so
much anxiety now as the ques
tion how to discourage assault
ami battery at the Chicago con
vention next month.
Hut a few more days, thanks to
the good Lord, till the primaries
are over in Nebraska. Then
comes the work of harmonizing
the factions, if it can possibly be
done, and we hope it can.
The committee of the New
Mexico legislature favors unseat
ing the alleged bribers. What
will become of us if these new
states keep on making these reck
Uncle Shelby Cullom has served
his country well, but at the age of
H2 one is more efficient in recall
ing the weather of his youth than
in securing poslolllces for his
Ex-Congressman Pollard is
making a desperate effort to have
his nephew, G. W. Cheney, nom
inated by the republicans of
Cass county for representative.
Hut we are of the opinion that
Mr. Cheney will have "a hard row
A terrible effort will be made
for the nominal ion of W. A. Sel
leck for congress by the repub
licans of Cass county next Fri
day. That was settled last Sat
urday evening by a gathering of
the faithful in the Commercial
club rooms. Paul Clark will do
well to make a note of this.
In Illinois Wood row Wilson,
speaking among Mr. Hryan's old
neighbors, declared that he had
voted for Hryan in tl08, but Will
Maupin has dug up a statement of
the Trenton, (N. J.) Times of
September 0, 1910,' which declares
lhal the records in the office of
Ihe county clerk at Trenton show
that h did not vote at a jn innq.
Another convert, no doubt, to the
political doctrine of the unre
liability of the pre,, Lincoln
llmi. John A. Maguire will have
no opposition at the primary and
should have none at Ihe general
election. He has proved one of
the ablest members of congress
that ever went from Nebraska.
Mr. Maguire is a true rep
resentative of the people and has
proved so by a strict attention to
his duties at Washington.
Democrats who want to carry
Nebraska this year must see that
a known business democrat heads
the state ticket. Mr. Morehead
is such a man, and will command
a strong vote among business
people generally and in using the
word business people we mean afl
classes of men. One need only
visit southeastern Nebraska to
realize bow strong a candidate
he really will be. Hastings
The Herald desires to call at
tention of the democrats of this
congressional district, and of
Lancaster county in particular, to
the name of W. D. Wheeler on the
ballot, for district delegate to the
national convention. "Hilly"
Wheeler is one of Cass county's
best citizens, served that county
two terms as sheriff, two terms as
treasurer and is devoting his at
tention to farming. He speaks the
right language and always and at
all limes handles the right dope
the square deal. Lincoln Herald.
Remember that when you vote
for Senator 0. M. Hitchock for
delegate-at-large to Ihe Haiti-
more convention, you are voting
for a man N who will truly rep
resent Ihe democrats of Nebraska.
He is not so prejudiced against
any candidate for president that
ho will not vote for the candidate
the democratic voters so instruct
him to do. .He feels grateful.pto
the democrats and desires lo abide
by their decision at the polls next
Friday, and he will do it. That is
This has been the hottest cam
paign with both parties in the his
tory of Nebraska. Staunch
lriends of the past have divided
on the matter of presidential can
didates, and in some instances
have become rather bitter against
one another. This feeling may
all pass away after the primaries,
and it may not, but it is a fore
gone conclusion, so far as the
democrats are concerned, that it
will be a hard matter to har
monize "Ihe rule or ruin" element
if the primaries do not result ac
cording to their way of thinking.
No one can dispute Champ
Clark's reliability as a democrat.
Nor as to his ability to serve as
president of the Uniled States.
There is none of the opposing
candidates or any of their friends
that ran oppose him, if nomin
ated, because of any of his acts
in public. He is as straight as
a shingle and as honest as the
day is long, and stands for tfie
common people, In congress and
out, and always has. We like him
because we know him and know
his many excellent qualities. No
one can offer the least excuse
for not supporting him in the
primaries, only that they desire lo
support one of the others thal
J. F. Walsh of Humboldt is a
candidate for delegate to the
Hallimore convention from the
First congressional district. Mr.
Walsh deserves the support of
every democrat in the district, and
those who vote for him next Fri
day can depend upon him voting
as Ihe people instruct. He is a
democrat dyed-in-the-wool, and
one of (he most prominent
citizens of Richardson county,
where he is much respected for
his many excellent qualities.
Don't fail to give Mr. Walsh your
support for delegate on next Fri
A PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRAT.
Will Maupin's W eekly of Lin
coln, in speaking of the candid
acy of Hon John II. Morehead for
governor, pays the following trib
ute to that most elegant gentle
man, able and reliable citizen,
whose record stands out so bold
ly as one who is so well fitted for
the position of chief executive of
John H. Morehead is a progres
sive democrat progressive in the
broadest interpretation of that
term. His personal platform is
a frank, concise statement upon
the questions now most vitally
concerning the people of the state.
He stands for those reforms that
are based upon common sense.
He is not the candidate of any
faction, nor is he in any wise
bound up with interests inimical
to the welfare of the whole peo
ple. John H. Morehead is today
as free from the control of any
faction or special interest as any
man that ever stood for the
gubernatorial nomination. His
life's record will refute any charge
that he is not a free agent, save
as he is bound by honor to act as
the agent of the whole people. He
believes that the man who is
elected governor owes his entire
time to the state and should re
main on duty all Ihe time. If
nominated and elected he will act
according lo this belief.
In the humble judgment of this
newspaper it would benefit the
people of Nebraska far more to
bring about a few reforms in state
government through the election
of a man like John H. Morehead,
than it would to elect this man or
that man president of the United
States. We of Nebraska have
given all of our attention to na
tional politics for so long that we
have come mighty close lo over
looking the necessity of paying
some attention to stale issues.
CHAMP CLARK'S TURN.
" During the coming week more
is to be heard iii Nebraska about
the. presidential candidacy of
Champ Clark than has been heard
heretofore. There is something
alluring about the candidacy of
this grand old man from Missouri
who has ilone so much to foster
popular legislation in the lower
house of congress. Alluring not
only because of his thoroughly
democratic sympathies, as mani
fested during his twenty years in
congress, but because of the fact
that he is the one candidate men
tioned for democratic leadership
who has no threatening hostility
in his own party to overcome.
Clark has not only united the rep
resentation of hts party in con
gress, but upon every measure
devised for the popular relief
from excessive tariff taxation and
for Ihe reform of procedure in the
house he has enlisted the hearty
support of progressive repub
licans. In all his career Champ Clark
has never been found opposed to
any measure that is now
recognized as progressive. Al
ways a loyal party man, . the
democracy that has been the in
spiration of his course has been
not so much partisan as personal.
He is impulsively a democrat in
the sense that he has no sym
pathy for aristocracy.
Clark's nomination would re
lieve his parly of the internal light
that is sure to arise from the
nomination of either Harmon or
Wilson. There is reason to fear
that the nomination of either of
the two gentlemen named would
precipitate heavy losses to the
parly. Here in Nebraska Ihe lure
of Clark's nomination is strong.
Mr. Hryan has pubjicly slated
that he would support Clark were
the latter the nominee. There is
no Harmon man who will not wil
lingly say that he will gladly sup
port the Missourian should he get
the nomination. Those whose
first choice is Wilson do not hesi
tate to declare their love for
Someone has said that the man
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YOU'LL LIKE THIS DRINK
SIZZ is put up in three size bottles 25c, 50c and $1.00, and costs but about one
cent per drink. SIZZ may be bought in Plattsmouth at the followiug places:
Smith &. Mauzy, Weyrich & Hadroba,
H. M. Soennichsen, E. G. Dovey and Son,
Adolph Giese, Dd Donat.
Leo. Grotte BIfg. Co.
who is seccnid choice of two
hostile factions is entitled to be
first choice of both.
Those whose hostility to Mr.
Hryan has reached almost the
point of hatred are the exponents
of Harmon, and those whose
hatred of those who hate Bryan
constitute the championship of
Wilson in this state. Hehind all
the superficial discussion of pro
gressive and reactionary democ
racy is the paramount question of
allegiance or opposition to Bryan.
It is bitterer in this state than in
any other, and therein lies the
wisdom of adopting such a course
as will abate this threatening
A Champ Clark delegation to
the national convention would re
lieve the local situation of the
sting that must accompany the
selection of a delegation for any-
other rhan now being mentioned.
This is the view that seems likely
o add impetus during the coming
week to the cause of the speaker
of the house of representatives.
The conviction that Clark may
not be able to carry certain states
necessary for victory in the' na
tional campaign has been sorely
shaken by the result in Illinois,
where Clark in the primary re
ceived within 42,000 as many
votes as were given Mr. Bryan in
a national campaign. Lincoln
Ion't be surnriseii it you have
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spring. Just rub the affected
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of money in treasury. $4,- 4
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4 J. P. FALTER, Secretary.
Plattsmouth, Neb. 4
Ed Becker of Eight Milo drove
precinct transacted business in
the city yesterday, having -driven
in from his home in the forenoon.
CASTOR I A
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This remedy brought relief from
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the United States.
Remember the name Doan's
and take no other.
How to Vote.
There are many people who will
go into the voting booths on Fri
day next and not know how to
vote. They do not know who will
represent their interests. There
are two if not three factions in
the democratic party in this state,
and each is trying to secure the
delegation favorable to their can
didate. If you desier to vote for
Woodrow Wilson or Champ Clark
vote for the following delegates at
GEORGE L. LOOMIS.
WILLIAM J. BRYAN.
I. J. DUNN.
W. II. WESTOVER.
If you favor the nomination of
Governor Harmon for president
you should vote for
GILBERT M. HITCHCOCK.
TOM W. SMITH.
Mr. Hitchcock has staled that
he will abide by the primary law
and vote for the man the demo
crats of Nebraska endorse. He
believes in permitting the people
lo rule. Mr. Bryan has an
nounced that under no circum
stances will he vote for Harmon,
but will resign, if elected, and
fight him to the end.
NEW BARBER SHOP
IN CEDAR CREEK,
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and hereby solicit the trade
f of the community in that
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J work done. S. J. Reames. 4
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Spring Wheat ;
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