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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 28, 1912)
-The PJattsmoulh Journal -
CUD Published Seni-WeeMf at Pljttsaoath, Nebraska rrri
R. A. BATES, Publisher.
Entered at the I'ostolRce at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, as second-clas
$1.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
of New Jersey,
For Vice President
THOS. R. MARSHALL
For Uniled SI ales Senator
A. C. SHALLEN2ERGER.
JOHN H. MOREHEAD.
For Lieutenant Governor
For Secretary of Slate
JOHN W. KELLEY.
For Auditor Public Accounts
HENRY C. RICHMOND.
"or Slale Treasurer
GEORGE E. HALL.
Tor State Superintendent
R. V. CLARK.
For Attorney General
ANDREW M. MORRISSEY.
For Commissioner Public Lands
WILLIAM B. EASTMAN.
For Railroad Commissioner
CLARENCE E. HARMAN.
JOHN A. MAGUIRE.
For State Senator
WILLIAM B. BANNING.
JOHN J. GUSTIN.
For Float Representative
CHARLES H. BUSCH.
For County Assessor
W. R. BRYAN.
For County Commissioner
Democrats, fall into line. Not
many days till the great battle
will be foughl, and you want to
be numbered wild I be v ictors.
linn. Cone Johnson of Texas,
one of Ibe greatest orators jn ,,
United Stales, is to speak in
Plallsiiiuiilb. Tuesday, Octo
A parly that will attempt to
reap political prolit from I lie
murderous attack upon its leader
deserves the rebuke that is com.
iug to it.
It is about, lime for campaign
roorbacks In tly around. Relieve
nolhing you bear, unless you
know il lo be true, and you are
sure to be on Ibe safe side.
.Make up your mind In vole for
Julius pjlz for county eoiiiinis
sioner. lie is Ibe best man for
the position, because be pos
sesses Hie ijualilicalion to look
after the people's interests in a
Jack Johnson, n, nigger pugi
list, is liable to lose bis scalp vet
if be dmi'l watch out. A g I
hu:g term in hc prison cell will
scl lie his hash. The colored i -
pie, Who respect I hemsel ves, all
over the country are condemning
the dastardly brule.
Fx-Govcrnor A. C. Sballenberg
er should be elected lo (be United
Stales senate because he pos
sesses Ibe njiilily to represent the
slate as it should be represented.
"Shally" is certain to let them
know he is there, and at the same
time the people of Nebraska will
be glad that he is I here.
We believe the majority of the
voters desire (0 vote for Ibe best
men for office, and especially
w hen I hey know the candidates
they are to vole for in person.
Senator Banning is a well known
citizen of Cass county, lias been
prominent in business for a num.
Iter of years, and you all know
that he is a good man. Ho served
you in the state senate nnd you
know he lias served you well.
Then it is your duty to cast your
vole for him on Tuesday, Novem
ber 5, and let him keep on in Hie
Dear in mind that It. W". Iiryan
is he gentleman to vole for if
you want a competent ollicial in
the county assessor's ollice. lie
is able lo perform the duties of
the ollice in a business-like man
ner. W. H. Iiryan is tin fanners'
candidate tor county assessor. He
is well qualified for the position
anil a good, honel man for the
place. II lake one qualified for
assessor lo do I he business siic-ee--,
John J. Guslin is ibe demo
alive candidate for representative
in the lower bouse of Ibe legis
lature, and the people of Cass
county need have no fear of him
not doing the best he knows bow.
And he pledges himself to vide
for the people's choice for United
The Nebraska democratic plat
form talks straight to the point.
It differs from the other state
platforms in that it is not a mass
of glittering generalities. it
pledges the party to needed re
forms, ami (he democracy of Ne
braska has made a record for
keeping its platform pledges.
The supreme court has affirmed
I lie decision of the district court,
and the bull moose "ticket will
have to go al the bottom of (he
balbd. This suits the Tafl pen
pie, but how about the bull moos.
ers? Roosevelt beat Taft 1! to I
in Ibe slate nrimaries. and does
Ibis look like a fair pmposil ion?
Whatever else may be said of
Ibe case presented lo the court
by John L. Webster, he appears
to have judicially demonstrated
I hat a bull tnooscr is not a re
publican, and has therefore mi
specific claim upon Hie voles of
republicans. II must follow that
the republican has no specific
claim upon (In- vole of (be bull
niooser. Lincoln Star.
bile the people with one voice
condemn the cowardly ami da
lardly altempl on Ibe life of for
mer President Roosi veil, ami re
joice alike Ilia I be has aliuosl
fully recovered, they cannot for
get, nor should I hey forget. Ilia!
t bey declined lo confer I In- I liree
I iine presidency on the man. vv ho
for their sake, for four years
faced bullets, and knew they were
Think of Perkins, of Stool rust
lame, and the third term candid
ale in charge of the people's in
terests againsl he Irusls! For
one lliing Ibe Steel trust, which
Ibe colonel said was a good I nisi,'
will gel aboul what it wauls. The
poor obi Standard Oil, having
stuck to Taft' and I he old ma
chine, will be Ibe goal. Morgan
and Perkins are not dominant in
Hie Standard Oil, you know.
In his campaign speecbers Aid
rich endeavors to leave the im
pression that bis opponent, Sen
ator Morehead, opposed the re
form measures enacted by the
legislature of 1 007. lie even goes
to (he length of trying lo make
voters believe I hat Morehead
voted against them. When front
ed by the fact that Morehead was
not u member of the 1007 legis.
lature, nor of any other save that
of 11)11, Aldrich hedges and says:
"I meant that if ho bad been in
the legislature then he would
have opposed those measures."
All of which i3 one more sample
of 1 lie Aldrich methods of campaigning-.
Are oii up and doing, demo,
rial '.' Von should be.
Don't fail lo bear lion. Co mi
Johnson iierl Tuesday.
Kvery democrat has a duly lo
perform, and only a few more
days in which lo perform that
There are no better men in ex
islence than Ihose that make up
the democratic national, slale and
county tickets. You know it as
well us we do. Then get up and
luislle for Ihem from now till
elect inn day.
Keep your eye on Julius Pilz
and lint only keep your eye mi this
splendid man, but make up your
mind In vole for him on Novem
ber " if you want the man that
can ijn I lie business devolving up
on a county commissioner.
Manning, Guslin, Pilz and
Mryan are the men to support in
Hie coming election. All good and
true men and worthy of your
support. F.very democrat .should
not only support them, but en
deavor lo get others to do tin;
The voters who meet John J.
Guslin are well pleased with bis
gentlemanly appearance. They
believe, also, that he is a man
possessed of the ability lo rep
resent the people of Cass county
in a manner I bey deserv e to be
When you vote for Hon. W. P.
Manning for senator you can bet
your bottom dollar you have voted
for Ibe right man, and a man
who will be sure to represent the
interests of his const il ucnts more
thoroughly I ban an inexperienced
man cnubl possibly do.
It will be just as well for the
voters n pnsl Iheniselves in re
gard in the standing of candid
ales upon bnlh county lickcts.
The Journal can vouch for the
elficiency and honesty of every
man upon I he democratic, ticket.
Still we want the voters to in
vestigate Ihe character' and
ipialilicalions of the candidates
on liolh tickets, and if they don'l
vole the democratic ticket
straight after they have done this,
we miss our guess.
What will become of Ibe cur
rency reform movement if cither
of Governor Wilson's opponents
is elecled? The money Irust, if
one is lo judge by he acl ions of
lis chief exponents, has nothing
lo fear from (he election of either
Tall or Roosevell. John Pierponl
.Morgan, I lie one man In w hom all
money pays allegiance, regards
Wilson as a "dangerous man." II
will be well for Ihe people ,,
sland by a man whom John Pier
ponl Morgaiu regards as "danger
ous." Hon. John II. Morehead, demo
cratic caudrdate for governor,. js
"making bay while Ihe sun
shines," and if (here is a section
of this great slale lhat be has not
invaded or will invade it will
simply be because he w ill not have
lime to do so. Mr. Morehead has
been a hustler all his life, and
will hustle in looking after the
affairs of government in the di
rect interests of the people of Ne
braska when he steps in next Jan
uary as chief executive of the
To l hose of us who know Rich,
aid L. Metcalfe there is nothing
to explain about his support of
John II. Morehead. Mr. Metcalfe
is supporting Morehead for the
reason that he is thoroughly con
v inced Morehead is the better man
for Ihe goveruosbip. And (he
judgment of "Dick" Metcalfe in
such a mailer is to be relied up
on always, and everywhere. Willi
these few remarks we dismiss the
subject of "Mel's" support of
John II. Morehead. Will Mau
TO IMLBamSaA DEMOCRATS.
The World-Herald has m spe
cial information as (n (be extent
and I hornughiicss of the denm.
cralie campaign organization in
Nebraska Ibis year.
We have, however, what we
consider reliable information as
lo the extent and thoroughness of
the Roosevelt third parly or
ganization. And if any den'iocral,
or any republican opponent of
Roosevelt and legalized monopoly,
is laboring under the impression
lhat Ihe Roosevelt organization is
weak, bap-hazard and inellicient,
he is laboring under an impres
sion lhat is wholly false and from
which he cannot loo soon awaken.
The Roosevell, headquarters at
Lincoln are alive with activity.
I'hey are doing brsiness on a
large scale patently out of all
propnrl ion lo I heir reports as p.
campaign cnnl ribut ions. Tticy are
coinmel ingp such a campi'igii as
experienced political workers as
severale Ihey themseUes could
no ii up willi a cauipai-n fund
of !.-: than $-'5,00(1.
The Roosevelt headquarters al
Lincoln have had, for some time,
as many as Iwenty-live employes
busy collecting and tabulating: in
formation and mailing letters and
literal ore. They are directing; a
campaign (hat goes down into the
precincts and school districts.
They are making extensive
polls. They are making a "school
house campaign" and every
citizen acquainted with campaign
work knows what that means in
the way of effectiveness. They
are sending out, weekly, broad
cast over the sdale, thousands of
pieces of carefully selected liter
ature, not to mention a weekly
paper of which scores of thou
sands of copies are mailed to
Not only (hat. but Ihey are
working wilh tl agerness and
enthusiasm that is inspired by
Hie conlldeiice that Ihey have a
good chance lo win. Talking, not
lor publication, l;ul quietly In
friends, Ihey assei I thai Ihey are
'!"ing In win, aid thai they are
going' lo win wilh Hie aid of
democratic voles. They assert,
whether Irulhfully or mil we have
no way of knowing, that Ihey have
the cxael. information gathered
from nearly every county in Ne
braska, mi which I heir claims can
legitimately be based.
In a word, the Roosevell, forces
in Nebraska are well organized,
well supplied wilh funds, led by
competent and experienced gen
erals, and assisted by an army of
willing and zealous volunteers.
They are making a real campaign.
We mention this fact, thus
Piiuiiineiilly. because there ap
pears to be prevalent among
democrats an impression that
Ihey have already won the light
in Ibis slale, and lhat both (he
Roosevell and Taft. forces have
practically "given up."
The Worbl-llerald will say,
candidly, that its own informa
tion, gained largely from demo
cratic sources In be sure, in
dicales strongly thai Wilson is
well in Ihe lead in Nebraska. Hut
it will say, just as candidly, that
no such information can Ibis year
he laken at par. This is a most
unusual campaign, and Ihe pub
lic mind is in an unusual condi
tion. Multitudes of voters are
keeping (heir own counsel.
Furthermore, h, Roosevelt cam
paign in Nebraska, as elsewhere,
is reaching out after a class of
voters who do not make much
noise and whose numbers and in
tluence it is easy lo underesti
mate. The World-Herald is not an
alarmist. Jtut it has observed
lhat in politics it is unwise to
take things for'grauled. It has
seen more than one possible and
probable victory thrown away by
overconlldenee. It has itself
done, and is doing, everything a
newspaper can legitimately do,
and that it has the ability and
energy to do, lo promote the
democratic cause in this light. It
feels deeply lhat lhat cause is the
cause of justice and right and
that it is to the interest of (In
state and naiioii that it should
prevail. Hut it iValiz.es thai
'Vcrylhing il can do, everything
all the excellent newspaper. Ill
this stale which are devoted In the
Wilson cause can do, may still not
avail in the fai e of inertia and
live rconlidence. No army, how
ever eloquently exorted, however
righteous its cause, can hope lo
win against an eager and dis
ciplined enemy, unless il, loo, is
organized into effective lighting
units and disciplined' to .In ils
work effect ivcly.
And sn this newspaper takes
the liberty In urge Chairman
Thompson and his state com
mittee, Chairman Allen and his
"progressive democratic league,"
and the other individuals and
forces that have been given the
solemn responsibilly of organiz
ing and directing Ihe democratic
light in this slale, In spare no ef
fort between now and election day.
The situation is one that calls for
continuous lighting, directed with
intelligence, determination and
unllagging industry. It is no com
mon enemy we are facing. It's not
an army of mercenaries and war
worn veterans, but an army of
fresh, eager, devoted enthusiasts,
made up of the best citizenship of
Nebraska, and it is tirelessly drill
ing and patiently organizing in
anticipation of the fateful con
flict on November 5.
In every county in Nebraska, in
every precinct and school district,
Ihe democratic bugles should be
sounding, the war drums beaten,
and the seasoned democratic
soldiery marshaled for Ihe fray.
It is a real light, we are in, and it
will take real lighting to win it.
Tbe best evidence of the suc
cess of Congressman Masuire is
lhat Ihe people give him a most
conlialreel ing wherever he goes.
In this county good audiences
have greeted him. The condition
of lie weal her don'l slop John in
his onward course lo viclorv.
When you vide fur W. R. Iiryan
lor county assessor remember
you are voting for one of Ihe best
men in Cass cnunly and also a
man well filled for the place.
Come and see the new closed crotch Mentor Union
Suits made with a two button flap. They're increas
fog our underwear business rapidly. Prices $1.25,
$1.50, $2.00, $2.50. $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00 per suit.
Don't forget o .ie early. Your
Vote is needed.
Come to Plallsnioulb next
Tuesday nubl and bear lion.
Cone Johnson of Texas, one of
the greatest orators of lb age.
He talks right straight from the
F.. P. Rulfncr and A. D. Dcspaiu
are Ibe democratic candidates for
assessors in Plaltsmouth. They
are bnlh experienced in this line
of business ami have proved that
Ihey are the right men for these
Have you seen tho.se delightful
ly ingenious ads of Urol her Hil
les? "Stand pat, boys," cries Hil
les. and "W hy change?" We re
fer Ihese tn Roosevelt, who gives
plenty of reasons why a change,
should be made.
The voters of Cass coiinly are
lining up for W. P,. Manning for
senator. They know a good pub
lic servant, when they have seen
him tried, and Ihey know that
Senator Manning has done nobly
in serving his constituents.
vldrich and Norris failed to
sho- up, as advertised, for
Thursday night. It seems just as
soon as (bey get (heir fences
properly straightened up in one
part of the state, they fall down
in another part, and thus it goes
wilh all the fellows that are at
tempting to carry water on both
Someone is endeavoring to do
Senator Manning an injustice hero
in Platlsiiioulh by reporting
around that he voted for county
option. This is a grave mistake.
Mr. Banning voted every time the
opportunity afforded againsl
county option, while, as we are
informed, his opponent evaded the
mailer until Ihe last minute be
fore voting. Senator Banning
evaded no action on mailers up
in the senate. If be was opposed
to any measure he said so, and if
he was in favor of it he had the
manhood in speak right "out in
meeting" and say so. That's the
kind of man Senator Uanning is.
Journal for fancy Stationery.
who are looking
for the best
styles, the best
best fit these
are the things
young men look
than this store.
Most all of the
you see on the
best dressers in
this town comes
Suits and ov
$10 to $35.
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