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PLATTSMOUTJI SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1916.
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PUBLISHED SEMLWEEKLT AT PLATTSMOUTH, NEBHASKA.
Catered at Postofflce at Plattsmouth. Neb., as second-class mail matter.
R. A. BATES, Publisher
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Governor Neville, is a sure thing.
"Win with Wilson!-' Well, I should
smile to snicker. - ,
It's good-bye whiskers; a partial
pair and pointed pair.
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THOUGHT I'OU TODAY.
V If graft continues in the man-
V agement of public affairs in
America, what is to become of
the men who labor, ar4d the hon
et men of the country? An !
Senator Hitchcock will help him.
Sure thing and no doubt.
Dn't burn leaves too close to the
X, man stands higher than Senator
Hitchcock in Nebraska.
Sutton! Sutton! Oh, where was
:utton when the lights went out?
Salt Creek (Greenwood) done nobly
for the democratic ticket from top to
How is it now about Wilson "being
the wort heat man that ever ran for
Some , people can clear their con
science easier than other people can
clear their throats.
President Wilson four more years.
President Wilson four more years.
Pay your bets like little men.
Senator Hitchcock will remain in
the United States senate six more
Mr. Harman's pet amendment has
been defeated, and this will put him
out, beyond a doubt.
It is hard for the Omaha Bee to
die, but it dies pretty hard, just the
Entire democratic state ticket elect
ed, including, probably, two members
of the supreme court.
If you are a winner you bet on your
judgment. If you are a loser you
backed your sentiment.
And that splendid young man, Keith
Neville, will guide the destinies of
Nebraska for the next two years.
Anybody can be grouchy, but it
takes a good man to keep gloom
Theie was no hypocrisy displayed
by either Senator Hitchcock or Keith
Now that the election really is over,
we demand that the curfew law be
It costs more to live and it costs
more to die. After a man is once
born there is no escape.
Senator Hitchcock is the greatest
democrat in Nebraska today. This
was proven in the election Tuesday. -
Only twenty days until Thanksgiv
ing. The democrats have much to feel
very thankful for, but how about the
Do your Christmas shopping early,
and be sure you buy what you need
in Plattsmouth, instead of Omaha.
The election of president is pretty
close, but not close enough for the
republicans to steal it.
Roosevelt can go in his hole and pulj
the hole in after him. He is now a
back number for sure.
There would be a lot moe wisdom
in most rr.ens heads if they did not
let it leak out through their mouths.
when a bachelor loses his heart to
a married woman he can console him
self with the thought that he still has
.lust because a girl stays up nearly
all night taking in the election returns
is no si?n she is interested in the out
come of the election.
Some persons ask advice only be
cause they want some one on whom
to place the blame if a venture that
they have in mind goes wrong.
Chris Grunthey was re-elected clerk
of the district court without opposi
tion. We congratulate this noble
The Omaha Dee s-houM take in its
sijrn, and prive credit to whom credit
is due. Kennedy is not bip; enough to
leprtsent Nebraska in the United
States senate; neither is Sutton big
cnoujrh to be governor of Nebraska.
The American people should feel
proud of the fact that Woodrow Wil
son will be at the head of the gov
ernment, and will steer the .ship of
stale as it should be steered for the
common people for four more years.
The people are to be congratulated
upon four more years of rule of one
of the greatest presidents this coun
try ever boasted.
Charles Evasive Hughes is not the
tight kind of a man to run America.
The company he keeps is not of the
"Star Spangled IJanner'' stripe. Am
ericans are for America and not for
Penrose. Smoot. Roosevelt and the
gang who want to destroy American
institutions. An American is f)r Am
erica first, last and all of the time
Wrap that in the American flag.
We congratulate our old friend, for
mer U. S. Senator Allen upon his elec
tion as judge in the Ninth judicial
distiict. He has a safe majority of
1,'JOO to 1,500. Senator Allen was
elected to' the United States senate
some twenty years ago, and was born
in Madison county, Ohio, the same
county in which the writer was born,
"and. it is our privilege and right to
congratulate the old hero of many po
A California woman has left her
husband because he lacked conversa
tional powers. No husband ever left
his wife for a similar reason.
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Attorney General Reed and State
Treasurer HaJ! pulled through like all
good and faithful officials ought to.
They are friends of the taxpapers and
have proved faithful to their trusts.
It Hughes' picture on the front
page Wednesday morning, but now
the place is occupied by the picture of
our noble president, Senator Hitch-
cock and our young governor, Keith
Keith Neville God bless him!
made a noble race and demonstrated
to the voters of Nebraska that he was
a true man and not a hypocrite. He is
a man of the people, and he will prove
a good man for the people of Nebraska.
The democrats of L slcr county
elected their entire ticket. Among
the defeated republicans are Edwin
Jeary, fcr the senate, and Gus Hyers.
for sheriff, two former Cass county
With the farmers still holding their
wheat, it is no wonder that the specu
lators think wheat will hit the two
The Journal extends congiatula-
tions to Chief Justice Morrissey, and
may he do his duty thoroughly, as he
has ever done.
Edgar Howard, democratic candi
date for lieutenant governor, received
a majority of 1,53G in his own county
of riatte. Good enough, Edgar,
Thc republicans are liable to make
an effort to count Wilson out as they
did Samuel J. Tildcn in 187G. But the
people are in no condition to stand
for any of that kind of work at the
present time. "Wilson, Peace and
Prosperity" will go onward and up
Dan V. Stevens is an easy winner
for re-election to congress in thr;
Third district by over 3,00f majority
Good enough, Dan. Considerable in
terest was attached to the race in
this district, as the republican na
tional headquarters put a great deal
of hard cash in this district to defeat
I he authorities of the county scat
have been notified of the drunken
brawls that are being carried on here
on the public stieets every now and
then, and there is going to be some
thing doing in the way of arrests and
fines if the nuisance is not stopped
Some people are willing to stand for
just so much and then the end must
come. If the fellows are bound to
quench their thirst the place to do it
in the future will be along the creek
bank where no one will be disturbed
from their slumbers. Union Ledger,
With shoes at twenty dollars a pair
in Russia it is quite, evident that
those Russian soldiers have been do
ing a great deal of running over pret
ty rough ground.
It looks now as though the sufTs hr.d
loatfin South Dakota and West Vir
ginia. v ell, we won t nave to worry
about the "new vote" in those states
in 1120 anyhow.
That the democrats of the nation
do not have to depend upon New
York in presidential elections for suc
cess, was demonstrated in the election
Tuesday, beyond a doubt.
Those who "misunderstood and
sought to punish Keith Neville will
now find that in return he will give
them the most honest, capable and up
right service it is possible for a man
Vith all of the guns trained upon
him, Senator Hitchcock emerges from
the smoke of battle, unscarred and a
bigger man in the nation than ever be
fore. He has been given the acid test
and stood it well.
We are delighted to know thai
Willis Reed is re-tketed attorney
geneial by a very comfortable ma
jority. There is not a more 'ieserving
man in the ranks of the democratic
party of Nebraska. And onward and
upward is his destiny.
There is one thing ..certain. Next
elccti on the New '"York newspapers,
which usually have -the idea they con
trol the destinies of the nation, will
at least wait until the polls close in
the western states before they begin
conceding and celebrating.
Penrose, Smoot and one or two oth
er 'discredited reactionaries have
picked themselves out of the ash-pile
and are being quoted in the political
dispatches as though their opinions on
current topics had suddenly assumed
tremendous importance. For a while
it really looked as if this were going
to be a great year for Penrose, Smoot
and company. This crowd got it in
the neck pretty badly last Tuesday,
and it will, perhaps, settle them for
all time to come, while Governor
Johnson, of California, is one of the
coming leaders in the United States
If ever a candidate deserved elec
tion because of the kind of campaign
he made that candidate was Keith
Neville. Indications at this writing
arc all to the effect that Mr. Neville
will be the next governor of Nebraska.
The World-Herald sincerely hopes
these indications will be sustained by
the completed returns, and it congrat
ulates both Nebraska and Mr. Neville
on this highly probable outcome.
Mr. Neville grew in the favor of the
people with every day of the cam
paign. No one met and heard him but
gained a hearty respect for him. No
one knew hirii but liked him. His
campaign was as clean and vigorous
as Mr. Neville himself. This young
man, aspiring to the governorship of
his native state, throughout the hard
light kept his good temper and cheer
ful disposition. He abused nobody. f
spoke no unkind word of any man.
He did no pettifogging. He dodged
no issue and exaggerated none. He
kept his sense cf proportion and of
values unimpaired. lie shewed him
self to be sane, level-headed r.nd en
tirely trustworthy. As the campaign
progressed the people of Nebraska
came to understand why he is so well
liked and so genuinely respected in
his home town.
Mr. Neville was most unfairly at
tacked. He was made the victim of
conscienceless misrepresentation. Bat
he paid no attention to it ail. lie just
plowed steadily along, with coriidorce
in himself and with the healthy con
viction that the people would be able
to distinguish the true from the false
and return a just and intelligent ver
dict. With the entrance of Keith Neville
cf North Platte into public life Ne
braska has gained a factor in her de-
velopment and progress that will
prove an increasing value as the years
go by. lie is a real man. lie was a
real candidate. He will be a real gov
ernor. He will not only vindicate the
confidence ot his friends but will win
the esteem and support of many win;
have chosen to account them -elves his
enemies. Wo rid -I lerald.
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Cleminuns Wins State Superintend
dency and Shumway is Land
It is all over, thank God!
Basket hull is now to be the mge
the balance of the whiter.
Mr. Hughes L; tiul only out of luck,
but he is also ovt of a job.
When a doctor is operated on, how
many ways are the fees split?
The democrats have won "the shout
ing" in nation, state and county.
When you play politics, it alys
pays to be half way honest about it.
"Crow" will be a favorite di. h for
some fellows around here for a few
It is estimated five million dollars
was lost in New York City on the
Politicians and rabbits are a great
deal alike, only the rabbit starts
quicker and runs fa-:l r.
New York can no longer con' col the
result of iwitional elections. This was
fully demonstrated on last Tuesday.
Brcau o ;i pvni doesn't know his
bindiM-n:; very well is no indication
that he doe:-n't know all about yours.
A:, a rani ; i ; - -: i manager Colonel
Chi i:i Grunt her has no equals not in
N hrad'.a. And the Journal extends
congratulations to the genial Chris.
Tho , Thanksgiving proclamations
would seem l be more in place if
they were issued before election. Com
ing as they will after the result is
known, n considerable part of the peo
ple will not he in a frame of mind to
receive them in the proper spirit.
It will be a happy day when the
auto drivers come to the conclusion
that the pedestrian has just as much
right in the road as the driver of a
motor car, or anything else. In fact
the courts have determined the super
ior right belongs to a pedestrian and
not to a person riding in a vehicle.
With over 80 per cent of Nebraska's
vote tabulated on all state' cilices, it
it becomes apparent that the demo
crats made a clean sweep of the en
tire siate ticket.
The' last doubtful oilices state su
j erintc ndent and land commissioner
fell into the democratic column yes
terday when the belated returns
.showed the defeat of State Superin
tendent Thomas by W. II. Clemmons
of Fremont and tire besting of. Land
Commissioner Beekmann by G. L.
Shumway of Scoitsbluu.
It will be tho iirst lime in the his
tory of Nebraska that the democratic
paity has held practically every ofliec
!P tne stale
iicans in cilice after January 1 will
be two railway commissioners.
Ycste: day's returns also settled the
contest for the third of the three as
sociate justiceships of the supreme
esui-l. Dean lead 4 Barnes by 2,300
votes in seventy-two countiesrtpre
senti.'ig over SO per cent of the total
vote. This makes his election certain.
On the state superintendency Clcm
mcr.s leads Thomas by 700 votes in
seventy-live counties, and Shumway
leads Beekmann by 12,700 in seventy
The const itotionr.I amendment mak
ing the fr-ad ommisslonshin a, six
year cilice showed signs of vitality ov
the first re turns yesterday, but is now
headed, for defeat. In nineteen coun
ties outside of Douglas it is running
about even and still rests under the
iiandicap of .7,000 adverse votes in
Kerth Neville's lead over Sutton for
governor is now (5,5oO, bxu ing out the
Wo j Id-Ik raid's early prediction that
his final plurality will be about that
Following are the latest Nebraska
Seventy-nine count ios
S e v e n t y -1 i i r we counties
Tw enty co untie s
Mon i : sey
Seventy-two coui-ties t
fcC' i C V C ! 4
Seventy -live counties
Cier nr)!i ; (dem)
Thomas ( rep)
lnul Coin inrs- iouer.
' levi nt y-foiir counties
Shumwiy. (dem )
Me kaiatm rep)
ll.ulu ay i 'o.um:ssi:iicr
Clarke ( rep)
Lieutenant Gov ci nor,
Fi f ty-sc ( n count ies
Howard (dem ) . .
Shumway. (nf )
Fifty-seven counties -
F i f I y - s e v c n c o 1 1 n I i e s -
Marsh ( rep)
Fi f I y- s e v e n cc unties
Secretary of State.
Wait (rep) ,
Hall (dem) ,
Landis (dem) ,
Seymour (i ep)
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L'noiIIcial Figures Favcr Wilson by
Plurality of Seventy Votes.
Coueoid, X. II., Xov. 10. Discovery
;f errors in official returns further
loudcd the outcome of the New
Hampshire vote for presidential elec
xrs. Secretary Bean announced in his
inal statement of the day that with
live of the 291 precincts missing the
certified count was: Hughes, 43,122,
Wilson 43,093, a Hughes lead of 324.
He pointed out, however, that these
igcires included the Hughes vote in
.wo precincts, the clerks of which had
'ailed to credit Wilson electors with
any votes in their certificates. In
each instance the clerks later admitted
:hat an error had been made.
The clerk of ward 2, Dover, said he
hould have reported 298 votes for
Wilson, and the clerk of ward 2,
Keene, said he had omitted 135 Wil
son votes inadvertantly. Both offi
cials say they would correct their re
turns on substitute blanks forwarded
by the secretary of state tomorrow.
The live precincts not accounted for
:n the certified returns are shown by
press figures to have cast an aggre
rale vote of 293 for Hughes and 203
'or Wilson. Unofficially, the secretary
f state said those figures indicated
i Wilson lead in the state of seventy
v oU s. The combined total of certified
and press reports was: Hughes, 43,
7ir,; Wilson, 43,785.
Preparations for the recount de
manded by the republican leaders yes
terday brought ballot boxes from
many places to the state capital to
jjay. All were placed in a special
vault, to be held for the inspection
which the law states shall not begin
until fifteen days after the filing of
The democratic state committee is
sued the following statement tonight:
"We accept as apparently correct
the tabulations showing a plurality in
this state of seventy for W'ilson. That
Wilson has carried the state admits of
no doubt. No inspection of the ballots
can show a material change. If there
is an change at all it will be favor
able to the president."
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