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PLATTSMOUTn SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
For 3 Weeks Only!
1st to 22nd
In announcing to the public of Plattsmouth and vicinity that we have purchased the $20,000.00 Hardware and Implement slock of G. P. Eastwood, we desire to state that it is our intention 1o -tve
?Iatsmouth a first-class establishment. We want you to come in and see what we have. We want to meet you and make it an object for you to come in and see us. We are going to give YGU seme
great bargains. Everything in our store to
Sold at a Great
iscoont for Three Weeks April 1
THURSDAY, MARCH HO, 1916.
We cordially invite you to visit our store whether you want to purchase or not. A look at our goods and prices will convince you that it will not be necessary for you to go elsewhere to buy, as you
car: gei ;r.osi anything you want in our line on a close margin of profit. Where any article is not satisfactory, can easily be exchanged or adjusted. The fact that we expect to sell our goods to the sami
people ail the year around is proof positive that we MUST PLEASE OUR CUSTOMERS.
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We handle the best line of Hardware that money will buy. Garden Seeds, Alfalfa, Timothy and other Seeds, Tanks, Oils, Gas Engines, Wagons, Buggies, Field Fencing and all kinds of Tools ana'
the FAMOUS JOHN DEERE LINE OF IMPLEMENTS. If you want anything in our line it will pay you to see us before you buy.
NOW LISTEN! WE ARE TO SELL FOR LESS! Not once or twice a year, but every day in the week. Not only on special sales, belt on every sale we make. Our business here is to give you in
best at the lowest price, quality considered.
WE WILL PREACH IT! WE WILL PRACTICE IT! WE WILL PROVE IT!
GOME. AND SEE US!
PSattsmouih. i--eb. S
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PLOTS PLEASES 0.
S. AND MEXICO
Anrrican and Carranza OlTicials Say
That the "Lie Factory's" Efforts
GOOD WILL ' IS INCREASING
Va-hir:.rtoM. March 30. The
! r.a:trr. ,;it has ordered v
(leneral P"ix"Je:ick Fun-ton to -r-.ako
a thorcujrh investigation '
;!ie circuni.-tances surround-
i:.'r the raid by Pancho Villa -r.'
1 Mexican br.ndits on Colum-hu-.
X. M.. i;- scon as Colonel I
Sloeum and the Thirteenth cav- -airy
retains from the Mexican
Pa o, Tex., March 30. Failure
- '. an r.-.-.i: '.ra:.i7.ed attempt on both
. l-.!e of the border to transform the
'.-'.rr-.ak-n aa'.ns': the Villista bandits
.-:'.o irter'-er.tinn by the United States
!:a- j-lea-'il both American and Car
rar.za olIifiaT.- here. They believe that
"i upii factory." maintained both
in Ki I'a.- a? -1 t:ier border points,
.-tarted rctit- of threatened Mexi
.:r up.isir.'s a".! racial antagonisms
, inflame br th si.lcs.
United States army ofiicers pointed
t the fiiendly reec-ptin ffiven to the
y.peditior.ary forc.rs in Mexico. Villa
i .-s faib d to rouse the peons ajrainst
ir.e "r-r: injroes" d-pite his speeches
that American troops were coming to
massacre and burn, and that the ne
crro troops ate children.
Some Mexicans first fled at the ap
proach of the expedition, but returned
when they found the soldiers friendly
and willing to pay good prices for
The peaceful nature of the Ameri
can expedition, army officers indicated
was shown by the fact that not tin
American soldier has been injured by
p hostile bullet.
Mexican papers in border cities also
failed to inflame the peons. Practi
Carranza's co-operation has been
forces have been secured af the rifle
Villa New in Mountains.
Carranza's co-operation has been
pronounced. While free use of the
Mexican railways by the American
expedition has rot yet been granted,
boh sides here are confident of a
The pursuit of Villa is being car
ried on behind an official silence re
garding his exact whereabouts. Ap
parently he has reached the moun
tains in southern Chihuahua, while
American troops are forced to ad
vance slowly on account of danger to
their line of communications. The
mountains offer even greater obstacles
to rapid progress that did the desert.
Villa Called Foe of Liberty.
General Gavira, commandant at
Juarez, said today:
"Villa is tne foe of American lib
erty as well as of the safety of the
United States. He robbed and mur
dered Mexicans as well as Americans.
There is little sympathy for Villa on
this side of the border. It is impor
tant tp Mexican peace that he be cap
tured or slain."
Consul Garcia in El Paso said:
"We will do all we can. First
Chief Carranza is anxious for Villa's
capture and destruction. I regard
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Villa as a menace to Mexico's lib
erty." "Interests" Fisrht Fcr liillions.
The two Carranza oifieials intimat
ed that even foreign nations may have
entered into the campaign for Ameri
can intervention. Concessions worth
billions of dollars have been prranted
by various Mexican rulers to Amer
ican. English, German, French and
Spanish, they pointed out. Rich
mines, jrreat ranches and vast forests
were priven away. Carranzistas esti
mated they were fciven for net more
than five cents an acre. With peon
laborers hardly more than slaves, mil
lions of dollars were earned by the
oreifrn interests in Mexico within a
It is believed that these powerful
interests lieve that control of Mex
ico by the United Slates, even tempc
larily, would confirm existing titles ta
hese mines, lands and forests.
Mrs. R. 13. P.icbard and son of
Omaha are in the city enjoying a visit
at the home of Mrs. Rickard's cousin,
Mrs. J. R. Stine, and family.
Roy V. Pepperberg motored down
from Lincoln yesterday afternoon io
spend a few hours looking after the
interests of his cir.r business and to
visit with his old friends.
Mrs. George Dodge departed this
morning for Omaha where she was
called to spend the day there visiting
with her son, Dr. Roy Dodge, and fam
ily, and daughter, Miss Violet Dodge.
W. R. Bryan of Plattsmouth was in
Mr. Moomey made a business trip
to Chicago last week.
J. R. Capwcll of Elmwood was call
ing on friends here Tuesday.
Fred Towle was kicked by a horse
last week and suffered a broken leg.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Besack of
rpringfield visited relatives here Sun
day. Misses Eva and Mae Pickwell are
at home from Peru for a few days'
Mrs. Crink of Table Rock, a former
resident of this place, visited friends
here this week.
Mrs. Mahoncy of Memphis, Tenn.,
is visiting at the home of her brother,
H. V. McDonald.
Mr. and Mrs. Harloy Smith were
down from Lincoln last week visiting
at the Gillespie home.
Mrs. E. C. Kuehn has been suffer
ing from blood poisoning, the result of
pricking her finger with a pin.
The entertainment given Friday
evening by the pupils in Miss Colby's
and Miss Brauchle's rooms was very
The Springfield boys' basket ball
team defeated the local team in a
hard fought game here Friday by a
Fcore of 11 to 12.
Henry and Margaret Amgwert en
tertained the eighth grade and high
school in a very enjoyable manner on
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Fulton and
Miss Eva Souck came down from Lin
coln Saturday evening to spend the
week end at the M. Scuck home.
Mrs. J. E. McIIugh and the children
spent last week visiting her parents in
Lincoln. Mr. McIIugh went up Sun
day to accompany them home. Mrs.
McIIugh's brother, who has been very
ill, is still in a serious condition.
n T T? T- 1 l M
"Any time you want red
goodies use Calumet Baking
Powder! My mother uses it
she's tried ail others she's
learned her lesson now she
sticks to Calumet.
' Uneoualled for ma!:':ntr
tender, wholesome, light bnk- jjj
Uva VJHUl. 1 I 111 Ivu ttl.lll,
and raising qualities uniform
results. Mother says Calumet
it the most ccoaoT.ical to bay moat eco
noin cal to ufi. Try it a: or.ee.
Received Highest Awards
-, r,i Ji-i rv
Sm S:ip in Piund Oil M
Heavy, impure ldood makes a mud
dy, pimply complexion, headaches,
nausea, indigestion. Thin blood makes
you weak, pale and sickly. Tor pure j
blood, sound ditrestion, use Burdock
Blood Bitters. $1.00 at all stores.
Cheap and big canBakir.gPowders do not
save you money. Cclum?tdoc it's Pr r
and far superior to sour milk end soda.
Mrs. William Morley departed this j
morning for Omaha where she will i
visit for the day and look after some !
matters of business.
W. G. Eodcker, cashier of the Mar- j
ray state bank, was In the city yes- j
terday afternoon for a few hours look- j
ing-after some business matters. j
Herman Schmidt, one of the best '
assessors in the county, came in from
Murdock this afternoon to attend the
meeting at the court house, represent
ing Elmwood precinct.
S. il. James came in this morning
from Elmwood to be present at the
official meeting of the asscsors of the
different precincts. Mr. James is as
sessor of Stove Creek precinct.
Father W. S. Leste was among
those going to Omaha this morning on
the early Missouri Pacific train to
visit for a few hours looking after
pome matters connected with church
J. T. Reynolds, the genial and effi
cient assessor of Liberty precinct, was
in the city today to r.ttend the meet
ing of the county assessors, which was
held at the office of County Assessor
V.". R. Bryan.
Mrs. S. A. Wiles came in this morn
ire: from her home southwest of this
city and departed on the early Bur
lington train for Omaha to visit fcr
the day there looking after some mat
ters of business.
B. G. Wr.rl. the cigar manufacturer,
departed this morning for Gretna,
wh?re he will spend the day looking
r.fter the interests, of his cigar factory
in this city in disposing of his cele
brated brands of smokes.
John Michael and wife of Algona,
Iowa, who have ben here visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John B'mg
ham, departed this morning on the
early Burlington train for Omaha,
from where they will return home.
Mrs. Julia Edmunds, who has been
here visiting her granddaughter, Mrs.
Henry Hess, and family, for a short
time, departed thi:; morning for her
home in Omaha, accompanied by Mrs.
Hess, who will spend the day there.
H. Sydebothan and brother, Fred,
of Lucas, Iowa, who have been here
enjoying a visit at the home of their j
uncle, departed this morning forj
Omaha where they will visit for a j
thort time before returning to their
Mirs Mattie Lar-on departed this
moinivg for Central City where she
will attend teachers' meeting and from j
there goes to Hastings to take up herj
work as a teacher in the public schools
there after a few days' visit here with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Lar
son, and family.
J. W. Brendel f Avoca was in the I
city for a few hours today attending
the county assesors' meeting at the
Adam Stcehr diove in this morning
from his faim home to spend a short i
time looking after some trading with i
George Klinger came in this after
noon from Fremont, where he is em
ployed, and will enjoy a visit here
with his family.
George Smith, assessor of Rock
Bluffs precinct, was here today taking
in the meeting of the precinct asses
sors at the court house.
F. E. Cook of Alvo was here today
attending the meeting of the county
assessors at the court house. Mr. Cook
is assessor of Greenwood precinct.
John Mefford, assesor of Salt Creek
precinct, was here today taking in the
meeting at the court house, coming in
'his morning iron Greenwood on
August Pautch came in this morn
ing from Manley to gather with the
assessors and discuss the plans for the
assessing of Cass county the coming
Dr. G. H. Gilmore of Murray was in
the city for a few hours today er.route
home from Omaha where he has been
looking after some professional mat
ters. Mrs. J. W. English and Mrs. Wil
liam Mcintosh of Wheeling, W. Va..
came down from Omaha yesterday
morning and spent the day with Mrs.
Kate Oliver. Mesdames English, Mc
intosh and Oliver have been friends
for the past thirty-five years and their
visit together must' have been a very
pleasant one, no doubt. Mrs. English
is the wife of the late Judge English,
whose death occurred in Omaha just
For baby's croup, Willie's daily cuts
and bruises, mamma's sore throat,
grandma's lameness Dr. Thomas' Ec
lectic Oil the household remedy. 25c
Nicholas Opp, a-se- -or of h:iu
precinct, was in the city tday f r a
' v hour.--, iittendig the me.-ti!..r of
the assessors of the county.
John Grour, a.-.es.-cr of !,.': - .!
pvcinct, was hcie
f c .V
after the anangenurts for his .-p
work in ".rr---jng bis precinct.
J. D. Sh'ader of Y.urray was !;
citv yesterday aftc": o:i f r a
hours attending to : nc matt' i - f,
business and vi-lting with frici. !-.
G. P. Meisinger, a-e.- .r of ELd.t
Mi'.e Grove precb.ct, v. a in th
today atterd'r.g the nr-eting of the
county assessor.- at '.he o'J'-t h'i -e.
B. L. Philpot and brother, W. M.
Phil pet, were in the city yc.-t : ia
from Weeping Water !ookh.'r :.ftr ;i
few matters of importance
C. Tyler wrs a pas.-i-rig-r thi - n
ing for Omaha where be w:i c
to attend to some matters in ;vim
the settlement of the e.-tate of h:s
son. M. E. Tyler.
Nicholas Halrne- f Wtj.' ,ig Wa
ter motored up this ir.orr.in;; from h.s
home in company cith Geoigo Oh. o,
city assessor, to attt i.d the ase-.sn: -'
meeting at the court houe.
Mr. C. C. Westcott and daur. c r,
Alice Louise, wore amor.g th-c g.-it g
to Omaha this mot nine: where th. y
will visit for the day in that city w::a
friends a well as look after seme
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HAS EIGHT CHILDREN.
Mrs. P. Rchkump, 'Jiot Herman St..
Covington, K, writes: 4,l b..ve
been using Foley's lb ney n: 1 Tar f- r
nearly two years and can fif.d no 1
ter cough syrup. I have cihc clr.l i.i ri
and give it to ail of them. They wi -o
subject to croup f r r.i bab; : on." It
is a safe and reliable medicir.e. S M
Best thing for constipation, sour
stomach, lazy liver and sluggish
bowels. Stops a sick headache almost;
at once. Gives a most thorough and
satisfactory flushing no pain, no
nausea. Keeps your system cleansed,
sweet and wholesome. Ask for
Citrolax. Sold everywhere.
Sales bills aone quickly at the
The Smith Garage
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