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- The Platfsmouth Journal
Published Semi-Weekly it
R. A. BATES,
Entered at the Postoifice at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, as second-class
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THE WAY TO DO IT.
Jnlm Iti'liiiiMUi will on Hie stump,
Thoiiyhl it tin- i ii r caper;
lint itiown, tin' rival candidal!',
'J'illkt'd In fnllis in till' i .-i p-j-.
lie : i j iii ti a hd tif space,
Hi-; null t rr was selected.
.Inliii Iti'liiiiMUi u a Milt' throat,
Ami I'.rovvn he gut elected.
Theodore the Third ? (ileal
Loriinor and Stephenson an;
the "gold-dust" twins.
N rain checks after I ho third
inning of the Cuban revolution!
One of Roosevelt's speeches re
duced to lahloid form: "I and
lie an oplomisl. It will make
you feel better and make everyone
else feel belter.
Some farmers talk calamity us
hard as they did when corn was
15 cents a bushel.
Only one .more mouth till the
glorious natal day, ami I'lalls
moulli will imf celebrate.
Rockefeller is as bald as an oil
can, but the I rue story of his life
would probably be a hair-raiser.
Now that the campaign for the
nomination is about over, belter
pick the bugs oil" the pot aloe
Harvard has an income of 2,
000,000. What a foot ball team
could be developed if thes Indents
had (he spending of it!
The waiters of New York are
finking, but you can still walk
the streets of that city without
having to lip the. policeman.
Little llhoily has gone for
Champ Clark, ami it is generully
believed that New York is for him
in preference In Wilson. That w
As congress stopped playing
politics the other day to pass a
bill creating a ' new office, (he
good work has not stopped alto
It is unfortunate that so much
money is spent in politics, but the
lime has gone by when you coult
get the voters into the pen simply
by ringing the cow bell.
The thumping of Hie typewrit
ers in the campaign headquarters
is like the roaring of the storm,
and the keys for I, I, a and r, are
in constant need of repair.
Althougi'. 'I is claimed that two
thirds Ihe increased cost of coal
will go to the operators, they need
it, in view of the higher cost of
lubber tires and gasoline.
The aim of the Roosevelt nom
ination hunter is directed toward
making Ihe hide of the g. o. p. ele
phant look like a patch-work
"In the interest of harmony" is
a pet phrase in the republican
camp, ami certainly harmony
nr.ist have great interest in the
black eye Taft and Roosevelt have
Re honest, but first be a demo
crat, and nine times out of ten
that will insure your honesty.
Y'ou may not be handsome, rich or
gifted, lint if you are rich you are
more likely to be a republican
seeking after special privileges.
Plattsmouth, Nebraska CID
The spirit message from l'rof.
William James is supposed to
speak about his pink pajamas, but
it is strange if he and Mo.es ami
riijah can't find .something more
interesting to talk about.
It is safe to say that if either
Ihe president or the ex-president
gets it, it, would be useless for the
other to apply for any responsi
ble job, like opening the front
door of the White house.
The hypocrital Lincoln Even
ing News, annex to the State
Journal, has already started some
of its "independency" by flings in
the direction of Champ Clark. The
News is a republican paper, and
very radical at that.
It is said that President Tuft is
not responsible for the republican
row, nut it can t ne saia ne tint a
nice job of fur-smool hing when
he called a lot of his party leaders
"demagogs" and "neurotics."
There are said to be 17 voters
in an oiiscure cornel' or New
Jersey who did not see (tie polili-
al three-ringed circus. The
presidential press agents do nut
understand the modern follow
Senator Kenyon made a most
excellent record for the short
period he has served in the Unit
ed Stales senate, and the great
endorsement he received at the
primaries in Iowa last Monday
was the proper caper.
From present indications quite
a number will attend the Jlalli
more convention from Cass coun
ty. The Journal hopes they will
have a pleasant trip and return
home much enthused over the
prospects of democratic success.
The country, by this time,
should have a belly full of repub
licanism, after Tuft ami Roosevelt
have innde bare all the meanness
the people have been treated to
since they came into power. It is
enough for anyone to turn away
A Missouri editor, who evident
ly has been "showed" says that
Ihe biggest trust on earth is the
country newspaper. It trusts
everybody, gets cussed for trust
ing, mistrusted for cussing am
when it busts for trusting gets
cussed for busting.
According lo advices reccivei
from all the leading paper houses
in the country, the paper trusts
will take about 10 per cent more
of paper users than they havt
been taking. This advance of an
nverage of 10 per cent will take
effect at once, and strikes the
local printers pretty hard.
President Taft says the trus
backers of Roosevelt spent $300,
000 in the Ohio campaign. It is
estimated that it cost half that
much in Illinois. Senator La Fol
letle says they have put up a mil
lion all told. And all this in Ih
interest of one who did so much
"Irust-busting" during his in
cunibency as president I
A package weighing seven am
a half pounds was sent through
the mail from northern (ierinanv
to hecalur, Illinois, for 20 cents
and Ihe same was sent from le
rat up to (ienoa, Neb., by express
and the express charges were 55
cents. Is it any wonder the
American people are becoming
disgusted with express coin
Senator La Toilette insists he
is the only real progressive in the
light. And be is about right.
it's funny lnw the Roosevelt
managers never cry "fraud" when
all is grit that comes to their
F.ven Morgan and John I), have
their troubles, for sometimes tin:
crippled g. . p. elephant fails to
dance fa.-t enough for them.
After all the best "reciprocity"
is the kind that our democratic
ollicials are willing to give the
people for placing them in office.
While the laws of Moses were
excellent, for the times, something
a litle more recent is called for if
future Titanic disasters are to be
The Cuban revolutionists are
more menacing, but if Barnaul &
Hailey's circus would make a tour
of the island things would settle
The "Jolly Wobble" is hailed
as a new dance by Washington
society; but, dear sir, it has been
done there in republican head
quarters for years.
The High school park looks
much heller since it, has been
graded down, ami now two or
three trees should be set out on
the southeast corner.
There is nothing doing in slate
politics at Ihe present time. The
candidates are all resting up pre
paring to get a good slart as soon
as the "national conventions are
The young trees planted along'
Main street up High school hill
are growing nicely and if not in
jured in any way they bid fair to
thrive right along.
Roosevelt's campaign managers
are supposed to direct the prnple
to some sort of a Promised hand
at the end of a rainbow I hat Teddy
uis seen in a dream.
Summed up, the republican
stains of all faces ami factions is:
"We know we have been wrong in
the past ami are not cocksure of
er getting right any more."
Be affable, courteous and kind.
Be a radiator and not refriger
ator. Scatter sunshine along Ihe
way, and if you are a good demo
crat you will do these things.
Roosevelt's tail-feathers have
dropped wonderfully since he ami
his henchmen have found out that
Taft will have a clear majority in
Ihe Chicago convention. He is
now ready to make concessions
that he wouldn't think of doing
two weeks ago.
Nebraska people will have to
awaken somewhat to their own
interests by doing something lo
retain all the farming population
we have. Every other southern
and western slate is bidding' for
newcomers, while Nebraska seems
content to lie dormant in Ihe race
for emigration. That sort of
business won't win anything.
With Roosevelt being coin
pared to Purlieus Pilule in the
senate, and Roosevelt himself out
on the stump jamming Taft,
Elihu Root ami others into the
I'mle sirable Citizens' club, not to
mention other little home-grown
varieties of epithets, one is flab
bergasted when he strives to fore
cast the ultimate temperature of
the republican campaign.
Ihe republican party is ci-
dently gelling its just deserts
right now, in having the rascality
of its leaders exposed by Roose
velt ami Taft. They are now
proving I hat Ihe charges of
democracy were mild in com
parison with the actual state of
facts. Honest, voter, do you be
lieve from the exposition I hey
have made of one another that
either is fit to be at the head of
this great government?
If we cannot hae a great big
celebration here on the Fourth of
July, why not one on a much
smaller scale? Many people
would rather remain at home on
the great natal day, but if we have
no entertainment at all, why they
will go elsewhere and spend the
money they would spend in
l'lattsniouth. Two hundred dol
lars expended in a light celebra
tion, .-nt h as music, reading the
leclaralion, etc., would keep most
of the people at home. Why not
There has never been a robbery
imposed upon the American peo
ple in the shape of a larifT on any
article, from a darning needle to
a steel rail, from a 25-cent wool
hat to a $500 shawl, that has not
been imposed in the name and for
the benefit of the laboring people
alone. The idea that the capital
ist was to be benefited by such
tariff exactions, was always
scouted as altogether untrue.
Strange to say, this impudent and
unblushing lit: always found some
believers such is the credulity of
The democrats apparently are
taking matters very cooly. There
does not seem to be any great ex
citement 'over Hie presidential
nomination. They seem well as
surred that no mistake will be
made at Baltimore. There may
be a dark horse rushed in at the
last moment, but that is not like
ly. Champ Clark will go into the
convention with much the largest
number of delegates, but it is
hard lo tell how long he may be
in the lead. While the Journal
hopes for Ihe nominal ion of
Speaker Clark, we will be pre
pared lo support anyone the con
vention may decide upon. That's
thi kind of democracy the Journal
l'he month of .May fell heir to
Decoration day. Jul why May
COt h was .selected probably no one
(an exactly tell, ji t there was ap
proprialcncss in its selection.
There were four May months
which witnessed actual warfare,
the last one being in 1801. We
base made a careful research and
find that during the month of
May, lHCti, more soldiers on the
union sitle fell in the storm of
battle lhan in any other om
month during the entire war of
the sixties. A total of 7,767 were
killed outright and 39,850 were
wounded, many of whom died in
hospitals and other places. This
makes a grand aggregate of 17,-
023. One can scarcely realize at
a glance what this aggregate
means. It is over two limes tin
present population of Cass
Just as tin American people
were revolting against the tariff
which creates trusts and en
riches the few at the expense of
the many, the trust magnates set
Taft ami Roosevelt to Ihe task of
throwing up dust so as to obscure
Ihe main issue. The Roosevelt
million-dollar campaign fun
came right out of their coffers
and most of the Taft money, no
doubt, came from the same
source. While both men have
served the trusts faithfully and
well, Roosevelt has proven their
strongest ally, the most pliant
tool, hence his ability to gel the
lion's share of the boodle. The
fact that neither of these men did
one thing towards reducing the
high cost of living during their
terms as president should be suf
flcienl evidence to any thinking
man that both of them are now
evading Ihe tariff issue because
I hey would not dare be false to
the trusts which are now so use
ful to them. All of which means
that clothing, shoes, hardware
ami other needfuls will continue
to cost twice as much as they
should if Ihe people allow the
.trusts to blind them to the main
issue by the Punch and Judy show
their two most illustrious serv
ants are pulling off.
A great deal of improving, re
building, etc., has been done in
l'lattsniouth already this spring.
The new M. W. A. building, on
the corner of Sixth and Peai'l, is
among the number. Another new
building will be erected on the
opposite corner on the south and
several new modern resiliences
are in the course of construction.
II is estimated Ihat over .$200,000
will be spent this year in new
buildings and other improve
ments. Our people seem to be
unanimous m their efforts to See
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
STATU Or' NEBRASKA,
Cass County, ss.
In County Court.
In Ihe Matter of the Estate of
Thomas J. Fountain, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given that the
creditors of said deceased will
meet the Administratrix of said
estate, before me, County Judge of
Cass County, Nebraska, at the
County Court room in Platts
mouth, in said County, on the 20lh
day of June, 1912, ami on the 2Gth
day of December, 1912, at 10
o'clock a. m. each day, for the
purpose of presenting their
claims for examination, adjust
ment ami allowance.
Six months are allowed for the
creditors of said deceased to pre
sent their claims, ami one vear
for Ihe Administratrix to settle
said estate, from the 23rd day of
Witness my hand and seal of
said Con nly Court, at Platts
mouth, Nebraska, this 2ith dav of
(Seal) ALLEN J. BEESON,
D. O. DWYER,
Attorney for Estate.
In (onnly Court.
STATIC OF XKDKASKA,
ounlv of Cbhk. us.
In the Jliitler of the Kstnte of William
h. Dull. Deceaiied.
To All Person Intereated:
1011 are herebv notified that there
hu.s Itpen filed In this court an ln-
Ktr'iment purporting to be the lat will
ami testament or the hdio William IS.
hull, deceased, together with the peti
tion of Mary K. Dull, widow of Bald
dereaned, alleging therein that the
Haiti William K. Dull linn departed this
hip, leaving xaiu will, and praying that
sniil lust ruiiit'iit he allowed and pio-
I'oti'd n the iHKt will and tmttament of
fn lil deceased and that letters testa
military he Issued.
TtiHt a liearlnir wm he had on said
petition anil will before this court at
the court house tn the City of i'latta
mouth. In unit! County, on the 6th day
or June, ism.', at o rioca a. m.
All objections thereto, if any. must
he flli'd on or before said day and hour
w Itness my hand and the seal of
the County Court of said County, this
mm uay oi May, 19 i s.
(Seal I ALL ION J. BEKSOM
6-16-3wks. County Judge.
MITICK. OF ADMINISTRATION'.
All persons Interested In the estate
of William M. Wiley, deceased, are
hereby notified that a petition has been
nled in the county Court of Cass Coun
ty, Nebraska allpKlnt? that said de
ceased died leaving no last will and
praying for administration upon said
estate. A hearing will be had upon
saltl petition on the 15th day of June.
A. D., 1912, at the County Court otttce
at l'lattsmouth, Nebraska, at 10
o'clock a. in. of said day, and at said
time the Court may grant administra
tion of said estate to Mary K Wiley,
the widow, and proceed to the settle
ment or tne estate.
Dated this 20th dny of May, 1912.
ALLKN J. BKKSON,
White Plymouth Rock Eggs.
White Plymouth Mocx eggs for
sale at !S3.(I0 per hundred. Mrs
Geo. A. Kaffenberger, R. F. D. No.
There is no real need of anyone
being troubled with constipation.
Chamberlain's Tablets wiil cause
an agreeable movement of the
bowels without any unpleasant
effect, Give I hem a trial. For
sale by F. O. Fricke & Co.
Graduate Vetineary Surgeon
(Formerly with U. S. Department
Licensed by Nebraska State
Calls Answered Promptly
rhone 378 White, Plattsmouth
C,W. CHRIS WIS SEP,
Live Stock Dealer
in ready to make you the most liberal
offer on anything you have for Bale in
the stock line.
Get His Prices Before Selling
We are now handling a complete
lioe of coal. Call and let U3 quote you
prices for your fall and winter coal.
We handle wheat, oats, corn and
chop of all kinds.
Ind. Telephone 297
Nelson Jean & Co,
Man Injured at Oreapolis.
From Tuesday's Dally.
A stranger, apparently a tramp,
was injured in some way on the
Burlington track near Oreapolis
this morning and was found lying
on the right-of-way near the ele
vator, west of the switch tower,
about 9:15. The operator afonce
notified the Plattsmouth office and
orders were issued to bring the
injured man to Plattsmouth on
No. i. lie was taken to the coun
ty jail and the county physician
summoned. The man was bleed
ing from a scarp wound and lav
on the truck with closed eves.
groaning with pain, and appear
ed to be unconscious.
At the jail, when the county
physician, Ir. Cummins, dressed
his wounds, he was visited hv
gent William Clements, to whom
he related that his name is James
iggins, a native of Pennsylvania,
ami that lie was a member of the
section gang working on the Hu Is
lington. When asked to give the
foreman's name Iliggins could not
remember if. He says he fell off
of a baggage car yesterday after
noon and be was found lying in
the weeds at U:20 this morning by
Hill Childers, who happened to
hear him groan. When Iliggins'
attention was called to the fact
Ihat his shoes were missing he
said someone must have stolen
I hem. The man's hands w ere
noticed to be as soft as a child's,
so that his section labor story
was discredited. It is the opinion
that the man was bumming his
way on a flat car and had taken
his shoes off and fallen asleep
and rolled off the car. His hat
was found near him and had been
run over, but his shoes could not
We Remember Those Days.
Years ago the newspaper man
who took his subscription out in
potatoes, or who permitted a
neighbor to haul a load of straw
in return for a job of sale bills,
was the type. His road was ever
adorned with loose-ends of com
munity charity, his was the open
account whence were entered the
thousand and one items of small
town business exchanges. For
every boost he received chances to
boost more, for every knock he
got a chance to knock no more.
The way of the transgressor was
hard, but the way of the news
paper man was impassable in
comparison. Shifted now are the
scenes. Wilness the i D 1 2 news
paper man up-to-date, business
like, a power in his town, a pot
ent factor in the social and in
dustrial deveolpnient of his state.
All honor dun him, but forget not
the sturdy, plodding old pioneer
whom he has succeeded. The
dreams of a past have come true,
a thousand ambitions have been
satisfied, but at the cost of the
men who blazed the way. Wel
come the modern newspaper men.
Hut honor the old-fashioned
They made the others possible.
When your child has whooping
cougli be careful to keep Ihe
cough loose and expectoration
easy by giving Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy as may be re
quired. This remedy will also
liquify Ihe lough mucus and make
it easier lo expectorate. It has
been used successfully in many
epidemics ami is safe and sure.
For sale by F. G. Fricke & Co.
Shetland Ponies for Sale.
I have an excellent team of
Shetland poijies for sale. Well
broke and at a price Ihat is right.
n. F. D., Plattsmouth.
Fach age of our lives has its
joys. Old people should be hap
py, ami they will be if Chamber
lain's Tablets are taken to
strengthen the digestion ami keep
the bowels regular. These tablets
are mild and gentle in their action
ami especially suitable for people
of middle age and older. For
sale by F. G. Fricke & Co.
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