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PLATTSMOUTII SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 19!fi
Cbc plattsmoutb lournal
PlHUSHr.1) SEMI -WEEKLY AT PI.ATTSMOUTH, NEIHIASKA.
Entered at I'ostofflce at riattsmouth. Neb., as second-class mail matter.
R. A. BATES, Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION ntlCE: fl.50
THOUGHT FOR TODAY.
J- So Ion? as we love, wo serve;
so long as we are loved by
V- others, I would almost cay we
j- are indispensible; and no man
4 is useless while ha has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson.
"Down with rinp rule" is our motto.
Onward, right onward, to Mexico.
The riders are up and ready for the
Rins rule won't work any more in
Some men are on both tickets that
oucht rot to bf there.
Even the pacifk-t:; in congress think
that Villa bar. gone entirely too far.
There are a good many people who
would rather keep Lent than keep a
It won't belong till the kids can go
swimming, "but don't go near the
Filing time will be up next Satur
day, and if you want to get "in the
ihuffie" you had better file now while
the filing is good.
Radcliffe college girls are to play
lae ball, which disposes of the idea
that women ai 2 not capable of the
Bread in many places is now sold
by weight. Mrs. Newly Wed should
be able to make a big profit by selling
some of her muffins.
The candidates are entering upon
their last lap now. In a few days
the limit for entering will expire and
then comes the final tug of war.
Or.e way of getting your name in
the paper was taken by a Philadelphia
citizen, who reported to the gas com
pany that his meter was running too
It is reassuring to learn that Mr.
Bryan approves the pursuitive expedi
tion into Mexico. For a moment it
had been feared that he might with
hold his consent.
Tearful parents who fear their boys
w.;il t ever get on the college "varsity
team" may be consoled by the chance
of getting some consolation prize like
the class valedictory.
We have been asked to express in
dignation at the alleged action of
Germany in putting to death the
author of a peace poem. ' We can't;
we haven't seen the poem.
We have alway3 entertained the
idea that where an official has given
ratisfaction for tho first term, he
should be retained for at least on?
more term. But the voters can decide
General Carranza has failed to
sanction the action of the United
States in undertaking the capture of
Villa under the order, "Villa, dead or
alive." Carranza, it is believed, wishes
to ttxike out the words, "or alive."
Some men cannot take a hint with
out being knocked down. That is the
way with some fellows who want to
run for office, when the people don't
want them. This kind of a hint comes
after the election, when they are com
pelled to take a back seat by the com
muu consent of the people.
I'KIl Y EA 11
Announcement of the appointment
of J. W. Woodrough of Omaha to suc
ceed the late Judge Munger as federal
judge for the district of Nebraska will
bring intense gratification to Judge
Woodrough's hosts of friends in Oma
ha and throughout the state.
The appointment is a creditable one,
and was determined apparently on the
basis of Personal Qualification rather
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than because or political consiaera-
tions or influence. While it is known
that some of Judge Woodrough's
democratic friends, notably Arthur F.
Mullen and Herbert S. Daniel, were
r.ctive in his behalf, there was no or
ganized political etlort made tor mm i
such as was put forth for William II.
Thompson of Grand Island, who had
the powerful personal backing of Mr.
Bryan. Judge Thomas of Seward, a
lawyer highly regarded for his ability
and strength of character, it is known
was seriously considered for the place j
by the department of justice, as was
also Judge Harry S. Dungan of Hast
ings, a very popular Nebraska jurist.
Mr. Woodrough is a man of excep
tionally high standing, both as a law
year and a citizen. In him the quali- j
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iir.tahlv dPVPlonpd. Tn the pursuit of
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his profession he has held consistently j
to exactingly high ideals. He is a i
lover of the law in its true estate aslcianks, four-flusher."! and professional
the champion and instrument of jus
tice. Still a young man, he is never
thss wpII ponipppd hv eduction, hv I
perience for the hi-h position to which !
he has been named. A progressive J
and fearless lawyer, there is every '
reason to believe he will make the 1
same kind of a judge. World-Herald.
Woodrough was our first and last
choice for federal judge.
Generally speaking, if it isn't any
fun, there's a law against it.
A squad of trained ? viators is to be
concentrated for service in Mexico.
"Pancho" Villa won't be quite so
pert after the United States troops
get ahold of him.
Some people can have their way
part of the time, but all the time is
a horse of another color.
Plattsmouth has as pretty main
street as any town or city in the
country, when they are clean.
Universal as we are in military lore,
we wish to learn if the first line trench
is known as the bald-headed row?
It is said that children are very
credulous, but one has difficutly in
pesuading a boy that sassafras tea
will do him lots of good.
The man or woman who does not
own a motor car or use a gasoline
stove is likely to have no concern
about the rise in prices of gasoline.
riattsmouth should have a rep
resentation" of democrats at the Otoe
county banquet at Nebraska City to
morrow night. Reciprocate, you
It is an impressing sight, the way
the professional men in South Caro
lina are rushing to the support of the
new prohibitory law. One physician
is said to have written 7,781 prescrip
tions for liquor in three months.
That eastern college professor
seems to have stepped in at a bad time
with his theory that red-headed per
sons are the weaklings of the race.
General Fred Funston's hair, you
know, is not exactly what one would
call taffy colored.
Evidences are multiplying that Ne
braska republicans, especially those
favoring prohibition, are dissatisfied
with the gubernatorial timber offered
them in the primaries, following the
enforced retirement of Mr. Pollard, at
the behest of the Anti-Saloon league,
the Aurora Republican, one of the other purposes. Mr. Larson is mak
strongest weeklies in the state favor- inS a monkey of us all and a farce of
ing the prohibitory amendment, in
dulged in some excessively plain
speaking. Among other things it said:
'Snpakinc for itself solelv. and not
as the representative of any candi-
date, the Aurora Republican would
like to see a showdown on this Anti-
Saloon league business. Larson, liar -
rison and Co. may control enough
votes to change the result in a close
election where they are considered
and treated as friends, but we serious-
lv Question whether they can eieieat a
f.1,n(i;,iatc for road overseer if comnell-
I ml tn f.ht in the onen. There is ex-
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I 11 i nn 4. Knlirn tlmf illn nf
lenrm. u-d." n ut-ia-vt uwb iu
ficers of the Anti-Saloon league do
not want the state to go dry, for they
know that under such a condition
their occupation, like that of Othello,
would be gone. They are simply serv-
ing the devil in th3 stolen livery of
"In all that has been said, or may
be said, the Republican stands square
ly and unswervingly for the prohibi
tion amendment. Other things being
to.ual it will prefer candidates who are
in sympathy with tne amendment to
those who are opposed. But it would
rather help elect a governor who.
though conscientiously opposed to the
amendment, might be depended upon
to enforce ii honestly after passage,
than a weak-kneed demagogue whose
chisf interest in prohibition rests up
on its usefulness as republican trad
ing stock. We are, in short, tired of
seeing the people hoodooed by cheap-
John politicians of unlimited lung
I T-rtwnr rm nfnrni i??3fs. I
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"it lamest I'ollarc s experience snau
rult in the emancipation of the re-
publican party from a little coterie of
anii-saicon aguu-oio who iuimj iuj
. i 1 1 a i
, & i . i i I
ion:x ueen ptnnuxa w i..,pu.-e uyuii ,
! its good nature, he will not have suf-
A fr tVio Anii.;.i!fvi.i foao-np's nrc
ferred republican candidate the Au-
rora Republican expressed itself in
"There are reasons which many re
publicans consider good and sufficient
why Judge Sutton should not be elect
ed crovernor of Nebraska. Chief of
these is a we'll defined suspicion that
he is simply using the prohibition
amendment as a stepping-stone to of
fice and that, at heart, he is no more
interested in its passage than Pollard,
McKelvie or any of the other so-called
dry candidates. He i scarcely known
outside his own judicial district, he
has no record as an active partisan,
and the fact that he is sponsored by
men of the Harrison type is not
calculated to inspire confidence among
republicans who remember the Howell
fiasco of 1914 which was engineered
This talking out in meeting has
plainly struck a responsive chord in
the hearts of other republican editors,
both dry and liberal.
The Hastings Tribune says:
"The Aurora Republican has the
situation sized up correctly, and it
now behooves the loyal republicans of
Nebraska to put their stamp of dis
approval upon the coarse work done
by the slippery "Big Four" wire-pullers
and political prestidigitators."
The Crawford Courier, declaring
that Sutton is being foisted upon the
republican party by a democrat who
is for Charley Bryan for governor,
asks: "Are the Bryans trying to run
The Scottsbluff Republican declares
that Pollard's withdrawal "was not
done to secure the election of a re
publican governor, but rather in the
interest of Charley Bryan. Not that
Pollard was into the scheme, but that
move was engineered by the worst
bunch of cut-throat politicians that the
state has been dealing with for years."
The York Republican, a very influ
ential republican weekly, talks turkey
in this fashion:
"Who did this thing to Ernest Pol
lard and his friends? Nobody but a
scheming democrat, who seeks, under
the guise of temperance, to control
the nominations of both political
parties, and who i3 himself working
hand-in-glove with Mayor Dahlman
for the nomination and election of a
democrat. He har, selected, for the re
publicans to pit against his chosen
candidate, Judge Sutton of Omaha.
Now, in his selection he has shown
the wisdom of the serpent and the
nerve of the mosquito. Any man who
l-nnu'c tVio n li. r'r: nf politics knows
that .f nominated JudKe Sutton would
be buried under an avalanche of votes
in his own town that he would not be
able to wiggle from under in a year
nnrl i Aar nnrl hililrfn I'nnw thnt .1
- I n w,jo ;annot q his own town
has a slim chance of carrying another
man's town, or of winning an election.
"As has been said in these columns,
we do not want a governor to settle
tho nrohihition nuestion for us. V e.
th(J pcople are goinff to settIe ihllt at
the same time we elect a governor for
tne gubernatorial election, by getting
us to thinking there is nothing for a
g0Vern0r to do but settle the prohibi
And so it is the boys are talking all
over the state. Meanwhile an earnest
cffort is being. made, by republicans
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ntsfin;i with tho r." i irr mid rtt:im-
ment3 ol nonc OI tncir candidates, to
get some man of new parts like Ross
Hammond of Fremont or Senator
Kemp of Kullerton into the fu.ld
n,v three more davs to flle- Hurry
A frivilous paragrapher remarks
that Mr. Edison's concrete furniture
will be difficult to abstract
Who can remember the old days
when the county superintendents in
Nebraska were all men? Now they
ire about all women.
A Des Moines plumber who solicits
leap year proposals, says modestly
that he makes $4,000 a year. I low
long has this thing been of settling
plumbers' bills for 50 cents on the
Governor Morehead's friends are
bound to shove him into the race for
the nomination of vice president. If
uie governor wants to do sometning
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benefiCial to hld Plll t' h should "
sent to aain accept the nomination
heave it to the Public Mind. The
minute Lne v eroun campaign began to
taste flat and the Villa chase showed
?ins of staleness, the Public Min
leaped into the breach with a twin
growing race between two proud Kan
John Wundcrlich should be renom
mated by the demociats of Cass
county without a dissenting vote
There is no reaoon for opposition to
Mr. Wunderlich for the nomination
for sheriff. He is a most excellent
man and possesses every qualification
neecssary to perform the duties of the
office. Besides, John Wunderlich is
one of the best citizens in Cass coun
ty and should be nominated and
Our friend, Andy P. Moran, of Ne
braska City, was in the city a short
time yesterday interviewing the re
publican voters. Andy is a candidate
for the republican nomination for sen
ator from Otoe and Cass counties
While Mr. Moran will have a pretty
hard proposition, even when nominat
ed, to defeat our own Senator John
Mattes, we believe he could not be
succeeded by any better man than
It is just as easy for a governor
to get his "foot in it" as anyone else,
wnen ne manes misstatements, inis
is just what Governor Capper of Kan
T 1 . t i t . m i
sas did when he published to the world
that his state was away ahead of all
other states in the west in crop re
ports and resources. He got "called
down" pretty hard by the Iowa peo
ple, and rightfully, too, because Iowa
and Nebraska reports make those of
Kansas pale into insignificance in
comparison, to these two grand states.
Once there was a householder who
said, "Although I have goods and
chattels won by toil and striving, yet
will I not buy a gun to protect them
and my self, because (first) a reliable
gun would cost $7.00, and (second)
because, while I have never harmed
any one, I know that the moment I
possess a gun I shall go hog-wild, and
begin shooting up the town. "So I
will pile up my goods, and should
an enemy come he will find me sit
ting on them waving an olive branch
and quoting the beautiful words of the
politically-late William J. Bren-nings."
up on pre
Senator Cummins carries Min
nesota in the primaries.
Are we to have any hand concerts
this summer? If not, why not?
Winter will remain in the lap of
spring just as long as Old Sol says so
Fred Funston is the boy who will
tie the can onto the cutthroat Mexi
If the people are not already tired
of the primary election system of
nominating candidates, they certainly
will be after the one on April 18.
What a great dilfei ence in cily elec
tion campaign:? at the present time
and eight and ten yean; ago! And
we live just as happily, and porhap.
In addition the capacity of a freight
car add the amount of stuff a woman
can pack in a steamer trunk to the
amount of junk a boy can stuff into
Ids right-hand trousers' pocket.
It is threatened th;it on account of
the Avar shoes will bo highor. We
hardly understand how women's shoes
can be miK-h higher. Most of them
are upwards of two feet now.
The ter.-dolhir price of hogs in the
market acts as a good stimulus to the
price of pure-bred swine being offered
at the numerous public sales through
out the state. In many instances these
prices run above one hundred dollars.
D. V.r. Livingston of Nebraska City
is b?in.g urged to ccrae out for con
gress. Dan Livir.gs.ton is an able man,
and if nominated and elected would
prove the right man for the place. He
is a good speaker and very able
".Mexicans who played traitor will
feel the unexorable Mexican justice,'
declares Carranza. If it is the sort of
justice Villa has been feelincr, any
Mexican who can be indiscreet enough
to be a traitor deserves all tha sym
pathy in the world.
It costs S25,000 a year to hire a
Hat in some New lork apartment
houses. If any readers have any par-
ments to donate to the worthy poor,
this newspaper will forward them to
these people who arc suffering from
a high cost of living.
The spectacle of Mr. Bryan accus-
im? the president of having pene
'joyriding with the jingoes, and in-
sistmsr m the same breath that their
relations continue cordial, reminds one
-f t Vf Uihir-nl rhnrnrter who nnnrorh-
r.d his victim askinc:,
Art thou in
good health, my brother?"
The death of Senator 13. F. Shivcly
of Indiana removes one of the most
prominent figures in the political his-
tory of the country. The writer has
known Senator Shivcly since loS4
and always regarded him as one of
the ablest men in the country, and
in oratory a peer of the late lamented
Daniel W. Voorhies.
In these days of properity and
plenty everything seems to be advanc
ing in price. I'rinc paper i:us unvcii
another leap skyward and so has
other commodities. Farm machinery
has been advanced 10 per cent and
lumber has taken on an advance r.nd
before another year reus around
ill be compeleld to pay from
$2 to $3 per day for help, is the pre
diction of some of the wise men.
Some of the republican papers want
Ross Hammond to run for governor
or United States senator. Ross i? a
ittlc slow about getting in the game,
maybe from the fact that he held the
best paying office in the state for a
number of years. And it isn't healthy
to hold office too long. Dut there are
people who think the world owes them
a living, and if they are too lazy to
work and don't want to run the risk
of stealing, they insist on sticking to
the office proposition.
Let congress "spe-ad
r V&;f a Vi M M I p. V- i u m
TIio Kind Yoir Havo Always Bcr.ght, nntl v.ZiUZi lias Lccn
iu use for ocr MO years, lias borne tho s:':na'.::rc v2
9 and lia.J Leon matlo tmtl: r Lis p-r-
CjC,ft-fj?y?''y Kn:iai suiiervIsicKi siik-o K.j i..;.i:;-y.
cV'-jfcwv; .Allovr no one t dceelvo 7. 0:1 In ti.l
All Counterfeits, Imlfatio:is and Just-as-oo'l nr L:;i
LZxperimeiits that trillc with and cnthiirver l: Ilh c?
infants and Children Experience against leriincatl
to if iS 3 tsH
Casforla, in a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pnr--rrorde,
Drop and Soothing Syrups. It I.; pleasant. IS
co:.f ::!ns ih if her Opium, lorphiinj nor ol.tr? r:'o
,::-2;! iter;. Its ag; i its guarantee. It 1: -:i;ys V.'fr::. ;
r.::d ali.iys i erislmess. I'or niorrj than ihlt iy years i';
has heeji in constant use for the relief of (::.'-;at:or:,
I'lalalf i.-cy, AVind Colic, all Teething r::':;:.:s" iriil
assimilates the Food, giving healthy and narr ii file -
Tho Children's Panacea Tho Mother's rziosci.
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THE CTNTAUR CO
A NN'O UNCE.M EXTS.
For State Senator.
I will be a candidate for the demo
cratic re-Komination for state senator
from the u:-tiict composed of Cass
vv.'l Oice counties?, subject to the will
ef the voters, at the Fi ir.iaries on Ajril
ISth. JOIIX MATTES,
For County Sheriff.
We are authorized to announce the
cnr.didncy of John Wunderlich for re
i omination for the office of sheriff of
county, subject to the will of the
voters at the primaries on April lath.
For State Senator.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for state smator on the repub
lican ticket from Cass and Otoe coun
ties, subject to the will of the voters
at the primary election.
ANDREW P. MORAN
For County Sheriff,
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for sheriff of Cass county on j
the democratic ticket, subject to the
will of the voters at the primary April
18th. G. II. MANNERS.
For County Attorney.
I wish to announce to the voters of
Cass county that I have fded on the
your support anti if elected will do my
best to fill the office faithfully.
J. A. CAPWELL
For State Senator.
I hereby announce that I will be a
candidate for th? office of state sen-
ator at te primaries held on April
18th, subject to the will of the repub-
hcan voters of the district, composed
01 Liiss uiiu uiw cuunue's.
A. F. STURM,
For State Representative.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
the office of state representative sub
ject to the will of the democratic vot
ers at the general primary on April
18. Your support will be appreciated.
For County Treasurer.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
re-nomination to the ojTice of county
treasurer on tho republican ticket,
suoject to tne win oi tne voters at
the primaries on April 18th. The
support oi me voters win ue ap-
MAJOR A. HALL.
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DR. TARIIY Dee Building Omaha.
Dtrs. E3aeh & E&acht Tl:a Dentists
Tho largest and best tMpiippo I '5ont.il ofTires in Omaha.
cnargo or :m won-;. i:iay alien Jaui.
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I PANV, NEW YORK CITY,
For County Treasurer.
I desire to announce my candidacy
for the office of county trea-urer on
the republican ticket, subject to the
wishes of the voters at the primaries
April ISth. I will appreciate the
votes of my friends.
ARTHUR L. EAKER.
The ice man is arranging for his
Why, of course, for the poor rrn.".
warm weather is the best substitute
The Commoner office slate for na
tional delegates has been filed i:i the
secretary of state's office.
Honest confession, said to be so
good for the soul, frequently is mighty
hard on the other follow.
An old bachelor broadly rules that
the girl who doesn't try to conceal her
age is too young to enter society.
If you didn't dream of inheriting
$80. COO from an unexpected rcsaavu
last night, perhaps you will tonight.
The newly appointed federal judge
for Nebraska. J. W. Woodrough, or
ganized the first Wilson club in Oma
ha in 1912.
When a lawsuit begins to giv.j u
continuous performance, that is a sign
that the lawyers are the only ones
who will profit by it.
Lincoln national bank deposits show
a gain over one year ago of nearly
two and one-half millions. That
doesn't look much like hard tines,
We try to keep abreast of all the
startling disclosures of science. A
scientist has just revealed that th'.
Panama canal will never be swallovve :
up by an earthquake.
We can see no reason for oppo-in.r
w wmrai xom larsnau lor a re
nomination if he wants it. If Presides.
Wilson is endorsed unanimously, why
not Tom Marshall? Tell us, if yo.;
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