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PLATTRMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3i: J918.
IS URGED BY
705ES ZEITUKG CALLS ON GER
MAN PEOPLE TO RISE AGAINST
SAVS 'WE TOO HAVE A JUDAS'
Emperor William Is Indirectly Allud
ed to as ''Germany's
London, Jan. 2S. A dispatch to
the Kxchange Telegraph from Am
sterdam says Deutsche Tageszeitung
openly calls on the German people
to revolt against the present regime.
"We, too," says this pan-German
organ, "have a Judas anions us to
day, lie appears in the red coat and
mantle of Germany's hangman. Who
will save Germany from these trait
ors but the Gorman people? It is
now 'Germans help yourself and
God will help."
Although Emperor William is not
named in the article, the expression
"Germany's hangman" is meant for
the kaiser, says the correspondent.
Kuehlniann Scores Westarp.
Amsterdam. Jan. 28. In replying
before the reichstag main committee
on Saturday to a speech delivered by
Count ova Westarp, conservative
leader, the German foreign secre
tary. Dr. Von Kuehlmann, said that
although Count von Westarp had not
ued the word "annexation," he ad
vocated the seizure of territory,
based on military successes.
"Such an attitude," the foreign
secretary continued, "is impossible
from the outset from the imperial
government, in view of all its prin
ciples and its past." 1
Opposition in Hungary.
Amsterdam. Jan. 2S. The Hun
garian independence party of which
Count Michael Karolyi is the head
lias decided to adopt an attitude of
opposition toward the ministry just
formed by Premier Wekerle, but it
will support the governments fran
chise bill, a Budapest dispatch re
ports. Count Karolyi, now openly opposed
to tbe Hungarian government has
been one of The foremost peace ad
vocates of Hungary. He caused a
sensation in December, 1915, by de
manding in the Hungarian parlia
ment that the rrovernment should
make peace propose.!?. Last year he
war reported to have initiated a
movement to cMain peace for Hun
gary with cr without tbe consent of
Germany and Austria. In November
he went to Switzerland to further
his peace plan".
Time to oil and repair harness.
1.00 for oiling where we repair the
harness. John F. Gorder, Platts
mouth. Neb. 12-5-tfd
Journal Wart-Ads Pay I
It will be money in
your pocket next year.
We are still selling
overcoats at peace
time prices. Some
splendid values at
Their equal will cost
you $25 to $30 next
year. Can you make
C. E. Wescott's Sons
MRS. M. J. RUMMELL IMPROVING.
Frnm WVdnesfln.v's Ta 11 V.
- Word from the hedside of Mrs. M.
J. Rummell of Oxford, this state.
who is in the hospital at Omaha,
and where she underwent an opera
tion and has since been receiving
treatment for cancer, tells of her
having shown marked improvement,
with hopes of being able to leave the
hospital in the near future. Mrs.
Rummell s case was a serious one
and is to be congratulated in her
progress towards reeovery. Her
many friends will be pleased to learn
of her progress and will rejoice at
the return of health to this lady.
TRYING TO CURB JAPA
NESE POWER IN HAWAII
Washington, Jan. 29. Congress
man C. I Reavis of Nebraska is pre
paring bills to prevent large land
holders obtaining possession of all
arable land in Hawaii, and to curb
growing power of Japanese in the
He said that at present the large
sugar plantations are on government
land leased to the planters. These
leases are about to expire and
through operation of homestead laws
the planters are trying to get control
of the land.
Congressman Reavis said that
within ten years the Japanese would
control the island.
iS BEST IN THE
New York. Jan. 29. Captain A.
Radcliffe Dugmore of the king's own
Yorkshire light infantry, who ar
rived here today, said:
"The American army in France is
the best arm- in the world, excepting
"I spent two weeks at the Ameri
can camps and I vras amazed at the
excellent soldiery wnich I saw.
"Besides being fine soldiers, they
are fine men. I never saw a better
ncral tone among any set of men
in my life.
"General Pershing said he expect
ed that the Germans would attempt
to 'put one over' on the Americans,
but that the men under hrm were
"The American soldiers were
happy, contented men. They were
ell clothed and well equipped in ev
"The cno complaint that I heard
was that they did not get enough
American newspapers and that they
did not come soon enough."
A healthy man is a king in his
own right; an unhealthy nan an
unhappy slave. For impure blood and
sluggish liver, use Iiurddck Blood
RUters. On th? market 35 years.
?1.2." a bottle.
For Sale 10 head of coming 3-year-old
mares and geldings, average
weight 1100 lbs. Green broke. The
kind you want. Inquire cf J. P.
Falter or Chan. L.. Parmele, Platts
MORE THAN NINETY THOUSAND
WORKERS QUIT IN BERLIN
SOCIALISTS GALL THE WALKOUT
Toilers Idle in Dockyards, Shipyards
and in Great Industrial
London, Jan. 29. Dispatches from
Switzerland and Holland describe the
general strike in Berlin and other
parts or uermany as much more
serious than indicated by the official
dispatches sent from Berlin.
In Berlin and suburban towns
90,000 workers are said to have quit
work. Various large manufacturies
engaged in the manufacture of war
supplies, especially airplanes, are af
Independent socialists are report
ed to have taken an active part in the
calling of the strike. The German
government has decided to order the
arrest of six leaders of this party.
Trades at Standstill.
According to Central News advic
es from Amsterdam, nearly all of
the workmen of the Daimler, Boer-
sig. Ludwig and General Electric
works are on strike. Trades unions
are not at the head of the movement,
but several trades arc almost com
pletely at a standstill.
With the socialists carrying on an
active propaganda, the movement ap
pears to be very serious and in In
dustrial centers meetings are pro
hibited. It, is particularly grave in
the suburbs of Litcherfelde. Hnr-
ingsdorf and Johanisthal, where elec-
trie works and airplane factories are
situated. Strikes also have broken
cut in Rhineland and Westphalia.
Spreads to Mines.
The Frankfurter Zeitung says the
movement is directed against the
ueiay in passing tne Trussian re
form bill and the agitation conduct
ed by the fatherland party. The
same paper adds that the strike has
spread to the Bochum mining dis
trict, nine miles from Essen.
A dispatch to the Exchange Tele
graph Co., says that a thoroughly
trustworthy report from Kiel de
clares the workers in the torpedo
factory at Friedrichsport truck on
Friday afternoon. In consequence of
this a number of the men's leaders
are being called to join the army.
The employes at the Germania
dockyards struck Friday, the dis
Ninety Thousand Quit.
Amsterdam, Jan. 29. Up until
evening of Monday, according to a
Berlin dispatch, not a.single Incident
connected with the strike was re
ported. In Berlin and environs the
total number of those who failed to
appear for work was 90,000, most of
them j-outhful workers of both sexes.
cified upon the arrest of six independ
ent socialist leaders. These include
three members of the editorial staff
of the Leipzig Volks Zeitung.
It is reported that Adolph Hoff-
man, editor of Vorwaerts, an inde
pendent socialist leader in the Prus
sian diet, has been arrested.
ACCEPTS A POSITION WITH U. P.
Frnm Wednesday's Dally.
II. J. Ilennigar, who was employ
ed in Council Bluffs, for some time
and who recently resigned his posi
tion there, and after having visited
at home for a short time, has accept
ed a position with the Union Pacific
railway, in their machine shops at
Omaha and departed this morning
for that place to take up his work.
MOTHER SOMEWHAT IMPROVED.
From Wednesday' Daily.
John Richardson, who has been
at Council Bluffs called there by the
sickness of his mother, Mrs. Jennie
Dalton, returned home yesterday and
reports his mother still very sick, but
somewhat improved. Mrs. J. B. Hig-
ley, a sister of Mr. Richardson and
a daughter of Mrs. Dalton, remained
with her mother for a short time.
It is hoped that the good woman may
soon be well again.
Itch! Itch! Itch! Scratch! Scratch!
Scratch! The more you scratch, the
worse the itch. Try Doan's Oint
ment. , For exzema, any skin Itching
60c a box. )
For Sale 30 tons of choice wild
hay, baled. See Jolrn, W. Falter,
ANOTHER HAY CASE.
Prom Wednesdays Pally.
This time it is a damage suit for
burning of some twelve tons of hay,
Ira Stull Is bringing suit against
John Koukal sr., for the burning of
some hay, the fire it Is supposed be
ing started for purpose of burning
weeds out of a fence row, and which
was later communicated to the stacks
of hay owned by Mr. Stull
case is being tried to a Jury, which
is composed as follows: Charles Mur
phy, W. J. Althouse. C. T. Peacock,
Hoover, George Reichart,
A. W. Morris, Mont Robb, Charles
Vanscoye, John M. Chalfant Jr. Wm.
Coatmen, John Routh, Ed Doran.
FOR SALE OR TRADE.
I Mv 10-room residence and two
lots in Plattsmouth. Will trade for
live stock or auto, as part pay, or
will sell at a bargain for cash if
taken soon. Address Julia A. Dwyer,
4525 No. 3Cth Ave., or nbone Colfas
Accidents will haDnen. but the
best regulated families keep Di
Thomas' Eclectic Oil for such emer-
gencies. Two sizes 30c and tuc at
I will offer for sale at Public
Auction at my home, known as the
old Adam Hild homestead, 8 miles
west and 3 miles- south of Platts
mouth; C miles east of Weeping
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1918
the following described property, to-
47 Head of Cattle 47
22 Head of Horses 22
28 Head of Dnroc Brood Sows 28
1 Duroc Jersey Boar 1"
One span of black mares, 6 and 8
years old, weight 3500.
One span of blacks, one mare and
one gelding, 5 years old, weight
One span of brown mares, 2 years
old. wt. 2000.
One bay gelding, 5 years old, wt.
One gray mare, smooth mouth,
One span of mares, smooth mouth.
One mare, 1 year old, wt. 1000.
One pony, 5i years old, wt. 700,
can be trusted 'with children.
Four celts, 1 mule and 3 horses.
One 6patt of geldings, 9 years old.
.One roan gelding, 9 years old, wt.
One iron gray horse. 5 years old,
One sorrel horse, smooth mouth.
One sorrel mare, smooth mouth,
Seven good milk cows.
Eight good cows.
Ten heifers, will, be freBh in the
One Shorthorn bull, 5 years old.
Twenty-one head of cattle from
three to twelve months old.
One wagon and rack.
One Acme binder.
One McCormiclc mower.
One Acme hay rake, good as new.
One McCormlck hay rake.
One Acme hay sweep.
One John Deero gang plow.
One John Deere 4 -wheel lister.
One John Deere corn planter, good
One walking lister and drill.
One 1 Clinch walking plow.
One 14-inch walking plow.'
Two Jenny Lind cultivators.
One John Deere six-shovel culti
One 2-row machine.
One new 3-section harrow.
One old 3-section harrow.
One 3-row stalk cutter.
One 1-hole corn sheller.
One spring wagon, two top buggies
One Peru riding lister.
One set 14 -inch harness, good as
Three sets 1-inch harness, In
Two sets Hi -inch harness.
Two sets buggy harness; One good
One single harness; One corn stalk
One fanning mill; One Round Oak
One base burner.
One primrose cream separator,
used 9 months.
Some household goods.
Sale Commences at 10 O'clock A. M.
Lunch Will Be Served at Noon by
W. A. Scott.
TERMS OF SALE: All sums of $10
and under cash; on all sums over
$10 a credit of from six to twelve
months will be given, purchaser giv-
bankable paper, bearing eight
nf intKrost. All nronwtv must
be settled for before being removed
from the premises.
TTRV.TI T. TTTT.TV Awmer.
nrtT XX7. R. VOTTNO. AnetinruMT.
l t t Ttirmw-ocrvKr nT.i, - I
ASKS FOR GREAT
COMPANY IN U. S.
McADOO ASKS CREATION OF
$500,000,000 CONCERN TO
Washington, Jan. 29. Creation of
J a $500,000,000 "war finance corpor
ation," to control private security
issues during the war and offer gov
ernment financial assistance to con
cerns engaged in essential enter
prises, has been recommended to con-
grss by Secretary of the Treasury
The corporation would be compos
ed ti five members, including the
secretary of the treasury. The bill
would place under absolute govern
ment control all security issues in
excess of $100,000.
The corporation would advance
funds for not exceeding five years to
banks, trust companies or individuals
who have aided war enterprises.
These advances would be limited to
75 per cent of face value.
Loans not exceeding ninety days
to savings banks also are authorized
where "contributory to prosecution
of the war or important to the pub
"In exceptional cases" the corpora
tion would loan directly to firms en
gaged on necessary work.
NEBRASKA QUOTA FOR
IS 4,400; IOWA'S 8,531
Washington, D. C, Jan. 2S.
Quotas assigned to each state in the
three weeks' campaign for a volun
tary shipbuilding reserve of 250,000
men were announced today by the
department of labor. The object is
to enroll men fitted for shipbuilding
work and not now employed in it, a:
a part of the reserve now being reg
istered. The men enrolled will not sacri
fice independence of action and are
advised to remain at their present
jobs until notified .that a place in a
shipyard is ready for them. The
Iowa 8.521, Nebraska 4.400. Texas
17,023. Montana 1.583, Idaho 1,621,
Wyoming 61S, Colorado 3320, New
Mexico 1,428, Arizona 888, Utah 1.
6G0, Nevada 386, Washington 5.506,
Oregon 3,204, California 11.210.
BUYS THE ICE FROM COMPANY.
From "Wednepdnv's Daily
J. Jl. McMaken purchased the ice
which was in the wreck, and is put
ting the same up with bis other
packing, for the amount which be
was able to salvage from the wreck
he paid fifteen dollars, which was a
windfall to the company, and made
it a little cheaper and handier for
Mr. McMaken to cart it from the
river below the bridge.
The A. Hospe. Co. of Omaha wish
to inform our readers that they have
on hand at this time thirty-five ex
cellent bargains in used pianos at
prices from $50.00 to $200.00 as
well as a big stock of new pianos
and player pianos ranging in price
from $225.00 up. Anyone who is at
all interested would do well to get
in touch with them at once.
Mr. and Mrs. John Wynn were
visitors in Omaha this afternoon,
where they are doing some trading
fo rthe day.
Henry G. Soennichsen was a pass
enger to Omaha this afternoon.
where he is looking after some busi
ness for the day.
The animals select food suitable
to their nature and needs, and by
unerring instinct, partake of only
enough to satisfy their hunger. Rut
man sins against all such rules of
wisdom day by day. The conse
quences are called dyspepsia, indi
gestion, auto-intoxication, etc. You
hear incessant complaints of consti
pation, flatulence, belching, head
aches, nervousness and just for all
these troubles Triner's American
Elixir of Bitter Wine is the remedy
which you can rely upon. It cleans
the stomach, helps digestion, re
stores appetite in short, it undoes
your faults. Price $1.10. At drug
stores. For chilblains, sprains, anu
strains, swellings, rheumatism and
neuralgia, is Triner s Liniment a
remedy without equal. Price 35 and
65 cents-at drug stores; by mail 45
and 75 cents. Joseph Triner Com
pany, Mfg. Chemists, 1333-1343 Ash
Hand Ave., Chicago, in. jjl.
acres, z mues soutn oi riaus-
mouth, t an rnone xo. jj. jimiw
J. A. Shaffer is confined to his
home with a lame foot.
C. It. Jordan was a passenger for
Lincoln Monday evening.
- Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Ililliard were
Lincoln visitors Tuesday.
Mrs. Uina Kitzel was quite sick on
Sunday, but. is better at this writing.
Miss Aurel Foreman visited in
Omaha from Friday till Sunday ev
ening. Bert Kitzel shipped fctock to the
South Omaha market Monday, ac
companying t bem.
Ben Weaver, of South Bend, is
visiting his cousins, Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Shaffer this week.
P. J. Linen left Thursday for his
ranch at Monte Vista, Colorado, af
ter a month's stay at home.
Mrs. Clara Prouty and daughter.
Margaret, spent Saturday ami Sun
day with Mrs. George Foreman.
Chaa. F. Kosenow has been on the
sick list since Thursday night, but
is convalescent at this writing.
Andrew Sutton, an aged resident'
of this place, died Tuesday morning
of ailments incident to old age.
Grandpa Prouty has moved over to
the home of his daughter, Mrs. Geo.
Foreman and will live with them.
Allx rt Foreman visited last Satur
day and Sunday with the home folks,
returning to Valparaiso Sunday ev
Joe Foreman came in from Omaha
Sunday on a-seven day furlough. He
was accompanied by Miss Leota Al
derman, who returned to Omaha on
No. 14 Sunday.
Orvil Prouty was home Saturday
and Sunday from Camp Funson,
Kansas, to visit his mother, Mrs.
Ella Prouty, and i-ister,. Mrs. Ilarlen
Xoel Foreman was down from Lin
coln Sunday to visit home folks. He
was accompanied home by his broth
er, Joe, who will visit in Lincoln for
a lew days.
Allen Connell and sister. Miss Xel
Iie. who visited over Sunday with
their parents. Rev. and Mrs. C. L
( onnell, have returned to their
fchool duties at the Wesleyan Uni
The Alvo Red Cross chapter makes
the following report: The amount of
knitted goods shipped to January 15,
1J1S. is as follows: 4 2, sweaters; 2 4
mufflers, 22 pairs of socks, 22 pairs
of wristlets, 6 pairs of bed sox.
Mrs. G. II. Whitman and daugh
ters, Lucile, Pauline and Lucy, came
down from Lincoln Friday evening,
visiting the former's parents. Mr.
and Mrs. George Foreman until the
fore part of the week. They will de
part from Lincoln for their home in
New Orleans, on Wednesday morn
ing, visiting Dr. and Mrs. Paul H.
Thurreson in Chicago enroute.
Harsh physics react, -.veakrn the
bowels, will lead to chroric consti
pation. Doan's Reguloi-j operate
easily. 20c a box at all tores.
V. M. Mullis the florist was a busi
ness visitor in OmahsTthis morning
going on the early Mo. Pac. train,
and returning on the noon train of
You look over the styles and fabrics and find a suit
that pleases you. You put it on, you like it. It's a
Clothcraft, the price is right. You take it. That
pleases us,' for when you are ready for your next suit,
You'll ask for Clothcraft,
Most people reach for their salt when we say $22.50
to $30 for an all wool serge suit. We bought them
right, when we bought them and you may take advan
tage of this early buying and save $2.50 to $10 on this
popular brand of clothing if you do it now.
HIGH WAR COUNCIL
OF ALLIES MEETS
ENGLAND. FRANCE, ITALY AND
U. S. REPRESENTED AT VER
Versailles, France, Jan. 29.
Great Uritain, France, Italy and the
United States were represented at
the session of the supreme war coun
cil which was convened here today,
presided over by Georges Clemenceau.
the French premier. The meeting is
regarded as one of extraordinary im
portance because the plan of opera
tions during the coming campaign is
expected to come before it for de
The United States was represented
by General Tasker II. IHiss, chief of
staff of the American army. Arthur
Hugh Frazier, secretary of the Amer
ican embassy in Paris attended as
a diplomatic officer to report the pro
ceedings but not to participate oth
erwise. The other participants in
the conference are:
For Great Britain, Premier Lloyd
George and Major General Sir Henry
Hughes "Wilson, sub-chief of the Brit
ish general staff; for Italy, Premier
Orlando, Paron Sonnino, the foreign
minister and General Cadorna; for
France, Stephen Pichon, the foreign
minister. General Ferdinand Foch,
chief of staff of the ministry of war
and General Maximo "Weygand.
RED CROSS NOTES.
From 'Wednesday's Dally.
Each evening during the past
week, that the Red Cross Work Shop
has been open, there has been a large
From now on the Red Cross Work
Shop will be open on Monday and
Thursday evenings only and between
the hours of 7 and 9.
The Red Cross Market, which was
to have been held next Saturday,
has been postponed until Saturday,
Febr. 9th, on account of the extreme
cold weather. The committee ap
pointed for this Saturday, will have
charge of the market on Feb. 9 th.
Committee, please take notice.
Subscribe for the Journal.
TIRED OF LIFE
Foley Kidney Pill fixed up Texas brakemta
to he's good as ercr.
Almost down and out with kidney
trouble. Kheuinatism so bad he could
scarcely get up when he sat down.
Back ached all the time.
No wonder Mr. F". A. Wooley. brake
man on the road frcm Dallas to Jack
eon, Texas, "was tired of livlngr."
"f saw Foley KMnay Tills adver
tised." he said. "I took some and after
a short time I was thoroughly cured
and am having1 no more trouble.
Your kidney ills will disappear
and with them tbe backache and rheu
matism, by the use of Foley's Kidney
Tills. Once your kidneys become
stronfc and active, achfs and pains
will disappear like magic.
There's nothing to equal the Penn
ine. Will help any case of kidney or bladder
trouble cot beyond the reach of mediciues.
Contain no harmful drus. Trv tbntu.
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