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MONDAY. JANUARY 21. 19 IS.
P L. -VPF8 JW O 1 TTU Sf3Tl WETET.Y JOURNAL.
II I II IIIH IIIH Ill 1 1 1 1 II ' Hill II inn
IS CHARGED TO BE
D. 0. DWYER REQUESTS PUBLI
CATION OF TWO AFFIDAV
ITS REFUTING IT.
Attorney and His Stenographer Make
Sworn Statements in the Fee
Charging Case Cited.
Trom Saturday's Daily.
THE MURRAY AFFIDAVIT.
State of Nebraska. County of
Cur -Murray, being first duly
sworn on oath deposes and says that
D. O. Dwyer, a member cf the Lesal
Advisory Board of Cass county, Ne
braska, assisted h!ni in preparing
Jiis Questionnaire on the 2th day
of December, A. D.. 117; and that
.aid D. O. Dwyer charged him, the
s;iid tJuy Murray the sum of $5.00
for such assistance.
Subscribed in my presence and
sworn to before rue this 24th day
of December, A. D.. 1917.
FRANK J. LIBERSKAL.
Seal of County Clerk.
Cass County. Nebraska.
MR. DWYER'S STATEMENT.
January 1. 1513.
Mr. R. A. Bates, Publisher
The Plattsmouth Journal.
1 hand you herewith two affida
vits in answer to the affidavit of Guy
Murray, which you published ia your
puper Last evening- The affidavit ot
Cuy Murray Is absolutely false and
1 u-vk that these affidavits be given
as prominent a place in your pap-r
as you gave to his affidavit.
Very truly yours.
D. O. DWYER.
Affidavit of Mr. Dwyer
St;;te of Nebraska, County of Cas.s, .-.:
L. t. Dwyer, betas sworn on outh.
says tiiat he r.a. rtad ovf-r the alii
il.iv.t oi' '.'tuy Murray publish-! In last
-vning's Hlattsmoulh Journal. an J
that :-aid affidavit Ls wholly false anJ
i.;itrut. in the cl:;u-Kf tlat I received
Vay lor my services rncteru him. His
t;-vi'Stiuu:;ii.i: "vu.s :t-iii;t:iy itnJ vus
at my t-a'ice on tl.ref :eparnt days
ir. preparing tl;e same. When U. w-ulk
ins i.i..:npl-t.-d. l.e rtfT'UfJ to pay m
lcr m- srvlcs run'. 1 tht-reupon in-ft.:-ustrU
hira tiiat tiit-it- wrt- no rtaipps
w liate-r tur wtit I hitu don for him.
11. tool; out his cli-ck book anU asked
ti-ut i r-1 i t a lick to myself for my
work. Ji was tlicri told by mi- that
undt-r no circumstances could he pay
in- anythin? whatever. He then turn
ed to th- uCice stenographer and no
tary and stated to h r "Tr-at I want to
pi.v you to;- wnat you did ior me."
1 tL.-n wut to an rdjoininK1 room to
asyipt tiie uumi.v rt-sitranis and thetr
witnesses whu aerc waiting u ttie of -tic-
at tlw time and I have n-vx had
arv talk with Murray s.:uce then. .Hur
ray ha-s the check an J it be hou
esi be u-ui;id have published it. I not
only did not receive one ctnt from
Murray directly or indirectly for the
xirrict-J !-ndered hlru. nor did I re -nive
from a siiifvK- reirLstrant who
i-iiiru to ray oft'ic.' a triit directly or
indiret-tlv. for the services rendered to
tliem. I'racticuily a whole month's
:u? w;cs cltvottd exclusively in fcelp-
tailoring, better fabrics and
i l Vj)
irur registrants hnd ilurinp that timf
about eighty independent separate
typewritten affidavits "were dictated to
my stenographer and used on Ques
tionnaires. This attack on my patriotism I
know to be Instigated and tarried on
by O. D. Qulnton, on account of his
ptrronal enmity towards me. which
Uat-: from the time 1 appeared us
special Counsel for the- Board of Coun
tv Commissioners and t-omp-lled lutn
to put into the public Treasury hun
dreds of dollars which he had embez
zled. The registrants and their witnesses
are mostly nil residents of this coun
ty and know that when they olVere.d
to pav they were, promptly Inforrru-d
1 nuide no charges whatever for my
services and w-vcr pej-mitted tny
reKistrant to pay me a cent.
E. O. ivti:r.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this ISth day of January, 1P1S.
K. It. WINDHAM.
(Seal) . Notary I'ublic.
Affidavit of Miss Schwenneker
State of Nebraska. County of Cass, ss:
Mildred Sohvi enneker. beinir sworn
on oath, says that sine May 1. IS17,
she has worked as Notary and Sten
ographer in the law office ot D. t-.
Lwyer. at t'latt-smouth, Nebraska: thai
immediately rollowlnsr December 10.
1S17, the entire busin.-s of the olTift
was suspended on account of in nuru
croiiS registrants and their witne,-is-s
cumin? ther to ruake out vjuestion
riaires, there b-insr o ft 1 to en twenty to
twenty-five waiting at a tiroe for at
tention, aud at no time up io j utn y
llth. li'ls. on account of Question
naire work, was there any opportun
ity to dn it jfui,ir oflloe work except
on the parts of thre days. That alli
um worked on the Questionnaires for
the registrants throughout the ejitlre
day. often a.s late as 7 p. m.. and on
several occasions returned to the of
fice in the evening to prepare type
written additional affidavits for the
registrants: that affiant nevex a-sk.ed of
any registrant pay for hex work, but
that possibly one fourth or one fifth of
those for whoxn she had worked for
and h-felix-d. voluntarily offer! pay for
the work she had done for them, and
thiit all pay so received was solely her
own. and the total so received from
all retfL-t rants durinjr her month's
work tor them wa.s around 940. $0 as
r.e.ar as aftiant can state. That affiant
believed that it ws just and proper to
receive, pay for her work when, volun
tarily onvr'd the work l'miuirinjr ex-ccptlonallj-
lonjr hours and being vry
Ti-at aQ'lant on nume.roas occasions
heard Mr. DwyeJ state to registrants,
that orteiej to pay him for iiis work,
tiiat under no circumstances coulil
tfcey piv lor s rvioe.s rer.derrsd and ttail
no paynierit wa-s rruide to him dlrectly
or indirectly ln-so-laf as affiant knows
tnd affiant wa.s present at office
throuKhoot each work day of the en
tire p-riod up to January 1.'. 191s.
That affiant lwis read the affidavit of
Guy Murray, published in last even
Ins's i'lattsaiouth Journal, and knows
taat the same ts aUsolutely and whol
ly false and untrue, a-s affiant heard
ilr. liwyer state to Murray when pay
was oilered hiru, that there wus no
charg-e whatevex for his servicers: and
llieret;t-cn Murray came to trie with his
died book lc hand and wanted to
pay no lor what I did for Mm in pre
paring iiv or six separate, indepen
dent typi-w rltteo affidavits, be.sldes the
four on Quetionriajre. I told him the
customary price and he handed tae his
check hoolt and aked that I write a
check to niysWf for the amount, which
I did. The check as tlrwn on the
Plattsmouth State Bank. Only three
or fonr of the separate affidavits were
used as he did not brlns all the rit-ne-s.e.s
To the office to sl?n. Mr. Dwyer
was not In the room at the time the
check Wa-S written and signed and he
never saw the i-ame. nor did lie receive
at.y ail whatever from the wrap.
S.tsvribed and sworn to before me
tl.i.s lfth dv of January. ISIS.
H. hs. WIKDHAM,
(Seal) Notary lUblic.
Miss Gay Leon," who is teaching at
Louisville came In this morning and
spent the day in Plattsmouth with
h'er chum. Miss Leta Lair. Miss Leta
is teaching aLso at LouisTille, but
has been on the eick lie thia week
with a cold, but has so far recovered
that she will be able to take up her
duties again neit week and this af
ternoon returned to Louisville with
her friend Miss Leon,'
Benjiiaott'g crepe papei at tte
of Quality and
It's assuring to know, in tLesc
times when quality' is being
sacrificed to rising costs in
many clothes, that you can
come here and get
the standard and quality
of which have been rigidely
upheld and maintained.
True, these'clothcs have ad
vanced in priee slightly, but
only in the same proportion
that quality woolens have ad
vanced. However, the prices are real
ly lower than you could ex
pect, considering the superior
4 exclusive styling delivered at
$30 and $35
From Saturday's Daily.
. Mrs. A. li. Caldwell was attending
the funeral of her undo Moses Uiatt
at Murray today.
Sheriff C. D. Quinton was a visitor
in Weepins Water today where he
was serving some papers.
Ph. MeLsinger was looking afrer
some business in I'iMt.smoullv this
morning from his home near i'il.ir
Miss Ksther Noyes carae down
from Cedar Creek this morning for
a visit over Sunday at the L. G.
Mrs. Prank Moore who has been
visiting with friends at Cedar Creek
for the past few days returned home
Miss Esther Noyes of Louisville,
arrived In this city this morning and
is visiting with her friend Miss Mat
tie Larson, for the day.
W'm. Shipley and wife of LaPlatte
arrived in this city this afternoon
for a visit at the home of Mr. Ship
ley's father Mrs. D. M. Graves.
, Miss Rose Leipert from south of
the city, departed this morning for
a visit over Sunday with her sister,
Mrs. Lillian Sprieka, of Omaha.
Alva Long of Murray was a visit
or in Plattsmouth this morning look
ing after some business and doing
some trading with the merchants.
Ben Dill and wife from southwest
of Murray, were looking after some
business in the city and doing some
trading with our merchants today.
Phillip Horn, from west of this
city and near Cedar Creek was a
visitor in Plattsmouth this morninsr
coming down on the morning train
Ed. P. Lutz, Fred Heinrich and
wife and son Will were in attend
ance to the funeral of Moses Uiatt at
Murray today going down in a car.
Homer Crippen. who is a farmer
near LaPlatte. was in this city today
looking after 6ome business and re
turned to his home on the early af
Mrs. Fred W. Mallory of Pacific
Junction, who has been visiting with
friends in Plattsmouth for some time
departed last evening for her home
on the evening train.
Mrs. Frank R. Gobelman departed
this morning for Murray, where she
will attend the funeral of her great
uncle Moses Uiatt. which is being
held there this afternoon.
F. S. Wren departed this morning
for Omaha, where he will look after
Koine business, then go to Louisville,
where he will visit for a short time
before he return to Plattsmouth.
C. E. Metzgar shipped some sheep
from the South Omaha market yes
terday for the farm near Cedar
Creek, and they were taken to the
farm this morning, wlwre they will
be fed for the market.
Reuben and Wilner Eaton from
near Union came up on the Missouri
Pacific and departed last evening ov
er the Burlington for Malvern, Iowa,
where they w ill visit for over Sunday
at the home of an uncle Elmer
Statler of that city.
F. W. Sherwood and family of
Union motored to this city this mor
ning to attend to some important
business matters and visit friends
for a short time. While here Mr.
Sherwood called at this office and
renewed his subscription for another
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barnard and
children of Emerson, Iowa, arrived
in this city this afternoon for a short
-risit at the home of Mr. Barnard's
brother Mr. Charles Barnard near
Mynard. They will also visit at
John Barnard's, who lives near
Louisville as well.
We are In receipt of a communica
tion from Clarence Murray, who re
sides near Parsons, Kas., in which
he states that they have been hav
ing lots of snow and cold weather
this winter. That they have had the
most snow that has fallen there for
13 years, as well as the coldest
W. A. Metzger of Merriman, who
has been visiting at the home of his
mother near Cedar Creek, was in the
city today, to meet his brother C. E.
Metzjrer of Omaha, who came down
laat evening and they all departed
for the old home near Cedar Creek,
where they are visiting at the home
of the mother and sister.
Miss Myrtle Periott, who is the
teacher at the Cedar Creek School,
came in yesterday afternoon and de
parted for her home at Peru, where
she-will spend Sunday with her par
ent's and also have the physician
i who treated her at the time of the
accident when the automobile injur
ed her face examine the wound and
yee how it is progressing.
Frntn Thumiav's Daily.
J. W. Wahl of La Platte was a
business visitor in Plattsmouth this
afternoon between trains.
Wendell Heil and son from near
Cedar Creek was a v.-itor in Plati?-
rtruth :L's morning; looking after
ebme Tmsiaess for thfe flsy.
Peter Schuck living on tb other
side of the river is selling off his
farming machinery and stock and
will in a short time move to Terns
Charles Cerlich of near' Manley
was a business visitor in the city last
evening, having some business which
kept him late and he was compelled
to stay until morning.
Henry Ahl and Robert Irvin, both
of Louisville, were visitors in Platts
mouth this morning, looking after
some business for the day and return
ed home this afternoon.
Mrs. Leltoy Covert, Alice Kearnes
and Mrs. Dewey Duffield were all
passengers to La Platte this after
noon where they are visiting at the
home of Mrs. Will Warren.
Alfred Beverage from northwest of
Murray, was in the city last evening
looking after some business and
bringing a man who has been pick
iug corn for him to town.
Mrs. W. J. Xewton, living south
of this city, departed this afternoon
for Omaha, where she goes to visit
with her mother Mrs. Catherine
Alderman, and will be gone for about
Mrs. John Walmut. of Central City,
Iowa, who has been visiting at the
home of her cousins E. E. Taylor and
family Roy and Ivan -Taylor and
families departed this afternoon for
Cedar Rapids and from there will go
to her home which is near that place.
W. F. Schliefert, and two sons,
August and Orris, and August Pau
stch all from near Manley. were in
Plattsmouth this afternoon looking
after some business at the court
house driving over in the car of Mr.
Mrs. George Kohnke. who has been
visiting with friends in this city for
the past week and attending the
Farmer's Union which has been in
session at Lincoln, departed this
morning for her home at Hay
Springs, and was accompanied as far
as Omaha by her sister Mrs. Frank
W. D. Wheeler who with John W.
Edmonds of Murray was at Lincoln
for the past few days attending the
Farmers Union and the Farmers
Mutual Insurance Co., returned
home last evening to here over the
Burlington and waited here for the
Missouri Pacifis train which should
take them to Murray. They report
ed having had a very nice time, and
a large and interesting meeting as
well as one prosperous to those In
attendance in that the exchange of
ideas was beneficial to all.
From Friday's Daily.
Fiank McN'urliu. , from south of
Cedar Creek was a business visitor
in the city today having some busi
ness at the court house.
Clarence Stenner is delivering his
corn today to A. S. Will the corn
shipper, who is receiving the same
at the Burlington tracks ia this city
Charles Gerlisch, of near Manley,
who has been visiting here for the
pat few days, departed last even
ing for his home, over the Burling
Judge J. W. Brobst of Louisville
was in the city yesterday looking
after some business at the court
house aud returned home last even
John and Henry Theirolf. who
have been looking after some busi
ness in Plattsmouth , for a short time,
departed last evening for their home
I. J. Hall and Otto Welzmuller. of
near Murray, were passengers to Om
aha this afternoon, where they are
looking after some business and will
attend the show there this evening.
W. D. Wheeler, of near Rock
Bluffs, and son. A. W. Wheeler, of
Murray, were in Plattsmouth last
evening, looking after some business
and departed for their home late laEt
evening in Mr. A. W. Wheeler's car.
The Des Denies colored orchestra,
of Omaha, arrived here last evening
enroute to Murray, where they play
ed for a. dance last night. They were
met here by parties from Murray
who were giving the dance and taken
down in a car.
J. W. Seiver and son Jennings B.
Seiver who have been at Louisville
for the past few days attending the
fuenral of little "Billie" Seiver. the
son of Claude Seiver, who died a few
days since from eating some tablets
'which he mistook for candy, return
ed home this morning.
(EEJ0IVES OF ARRIVAL OF BOY.
From Saturday's Datty
Elmer Taylor whistles now-a-days
while he is hauling wood and doing
the farm work, for he - remembers
I when he goes to the house he 16
cheered by a little American, who
has come to his homo last Monday to
- make his home with Elmer and hi6
good wife, and to cast his lot with
j the Taylor household. Elmer was
always a good natured scout, but
now he is more pleasant than ever,
as well as the mother. May the
young man live to be a joy and com
fort to the parents during all the
We Jon 't give
ask for them!
As soon as you read this ad and until Saturday night, January 26th
We will give a Thrift Stamp Free
with any of the following purchases:
Men's Fleece Lined Union
Men's or Boys' Sweaters
(There Sweaters cannot be
BOYS' SUITS AT ANY PRICE WASH SUITS EXCEPTED!
(This is to help the boys start the Thrift Stamp habit)
BOYS' OVERCOATS OR MACKINAWS ALL PRICES!
(A Thrift Stamp with either one a good way to start)
fcST'These prices are the same we have had on these goods all season. You can
readily see that by this method your Thrift Stamp cost you nothing. At our prices
you can soon save enough here to buy a U. S. baby bond.
C. E. Wescott's
ING NO ALIEN VOT
ING IN THIS STATE
Be Circulated in Omaha Next
Week Would Bar All but
Omaha, Jan. IS. Circulation of
petitions for submission of a con
stitutional amendment depriving
aliens holding only first citizenship
papers from voting will begin in Om
aha next week.
Petitions are now being printed
and will be ready for circulation
.he first ofne.it week.
The state defense council has ap
proved the form of the proposed
amendment to the constitution which (
will limit the voting privilege to
men born iu the United States and ;
to men who have taken out full
The section of the. constitution as
it now reads and the proposed
amendment is as follows:
Section 1 of Article 7 of the state
constitution now reads as follows:
Every male person of the age of
21 years or upwards, belonging to
either of the following four classes,
who shall have resided in the state
six months, and in the county, pre
cinct or ward for the term provided
by law shall be an elector.
First Citizens of the United
Second Persona of foreign birth,
who shall have declared their inten
tion to become citi2ens conformably
to the laws of the United States on
the subject of naturalization at least
thirty days prior to an election.
The amended section will read:
Every male person of the age of
twenty-one years or upward, born in
the United States, or who has be
come a naturalized citizen of the
United States conformably to the
naturalization laws thereof, and who
shall have resided in the state six
months and in the count',' precinct
or ward for the term provided by
law shall be an elector.
WILL SPEND SUNDAY WITH SON.
From Saturday's Daily.
C. C. Parmele departed this after
noon for Junction City, Kansas, to
which place he goes to visit his son.
Pollock Parmele, who is in the ser
vice at Camp Funston. Mr. Par
mele will stay for a few days visit
with his eon who has been at the
camp for some time now, and who
likes the service fine.
FATHER AND SON SUCC0MB.
From Saturday's Dally.
One week to the day after his sol
dier son, Harold Moreland, a victim
of pneumonia. at Camp Funston,
was buried, David N. Moreland yield
ed to the same disease. Mr. Moreland
was 60 years old and his death oc
curred at 5 p, m, Sunday at a Lin
coln hospital. The funeral and bur
ial of his son, Harold, took place on
Sunday. January 6th.
The father was not stricken until
Wednesday, January 9th. and he was
taken to a Lincoln hospital from his
irm near Prairie Home.
ITaroia 3Jort!anQ "w&s the second
soldier from the neighborhood at the
1 :1 .0 I I -e
ill cost tl.75 next fall)
Union Suits w
bought wholesale at our retail price;
Ft. Riley camp to be called by death
while in war service.
The funeral was held Wednesday
at Brown's chapel in Lincoln and
burial was in Wyuka cemetery. Wal
ter Moreland, of near Eagle, is a son
to David and brother to Harold
Moreland. Eagle Beacon.
HILDA FAHLESON CARRIED.
From Friday's Dallv.
Word has been received in this
city of the marriage of Miss Hilda
Fahleson, daughter of Mr.aud Mrs.
G. W. Fahleson to Mr. Ernest W.
Johnson of Waverly, on Wednesday,
Miss Fahleson was born and rear
ed in this city until a few years ago
when she moved with her parents on
a farm near Davey, Neb. She at
tended High School at Lincoln and
for the last three years has been one
of Lancaster County's most proficient
Mr. Johnson, sen of Mrs. J. A.
Johnson, is one cf the most prosper
ous and energetic farmers of Lan
After a short trip, they will be
at home on a farm near Waverly,
NOW FARMING IN WYOMING.
From Saturday's Daily.
A. E. B. Neleigh jr. "Pete" Ne
leigh, the printer, dropped in on us
this morning for a little chat, he
having not been in the city for some
ten years. Pete in now running a
in the Club f
PUTTING YOUR CHILDREN INTO OUR CHRISTMAS BANKING
CLUB IS THE BEST FINANCIAL EDUCATION YOU CAN GIVE
THEY CAN START WITH 10 CENTS, 5 CENTS, 2 CENTS OR 1
CENT AND INCREASE THEIR DEPOSIT THE SAME AMOUNT
IN 60 WEEKS:
10-CENT CLUB PAYS $127.50
5-CENT CLUB PAYS 3.75
2-CENT CLUB PAYS 25.50
1-CENT CLUB PAYS 12.75
OR. THEY CAN BEGIN WITH THE LARGEST PAYMENT FIRST
AND DECREASE THEIR PAYMENTS EACH WEEK.
NO CHARGE TO JOIN ALL ARE WELCOME.
WE ADD S PER CENT INTEREST.
THE NEW BANK.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
$1.50 or More
miall ranch near Newcastle. Wyom
ing, and was down to the South
Omaha market, and come on down to
Plattsmouth to see some of his old
time friends. Pete formerly worked
on the Journal, but has not been en
gaged in the newspaper business for
some time. He is finding lots of
people here whom he knows.
ITALIANS WAIVING ALL CLAIMS.
Omaha. Jan. IT. Italians here
are waiving claims from military ser
vice in greater numbers proportio
nately than Americans or any other
nationality, according to Fourth dis
trict local draft board members.
"Italians, who are single, all say
they are eager to fight for this coun
try." said T. E. Brady, board chair
man. "Even men with wives and
families refu?e to ask exemption.
"Several Italians not even holding
first papers, hav told us they were
ron-iv to f.?ht."
FUEL COMMITTEE ASKS
UNION CHUECH SERVICES
! Council lUufls. Ia., Jan. 17. Th"
federal ftiel committee of Council
Ilhifls has asked pastors of local
churches to curtail church services
for the remainder of the winter to
The plan suggested by the com
mittee provides for union services on
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