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MONDAY. JULY 1, 1918.
rtATTSMODTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
f AGE FOUR.
PUELISHED SEHI-WEEKLY AT
Kntered at rostoITice, I'lattsmouth,
R. A. BATES, Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION PRIGE : $1.50
Penalty attached to every failure.
When a man hasn't anything on
earth to worry him he goes and gets
Plattsmouth will celebrate tnc
Foartlu If you don't believe it,
come and see.
If Youns America does not gel
some fireworks for the Fourth there
is liable to be a mutiny in er.mp."
Xothing is free any more. You
have to pay a war tax cn onjpli;
meniary tickets to the theatres now.
One Leavenworth girl has given
wrist watches to sixteen so'diers,
and another has supplied 'orty with
compasses. That's the way to do.
Emperor Charles may refuse to ac
cept the resignation of his cabinet
but it v.-ill be interesting if h Cc'ii
figure his way out of accepting his
The York Daily New s-Tini-'s is
"one of the sprightliest country daily
papers in Nebraska, and always till
ed with good, wholesome news both
local and foreign.
Any other population except Ger
mans and Austrians would be want
ing to know why, if there are no
Allied reserves and no Americans in
France, Hindenberg isn't in Paris by
Sereary Baker and General
Crowder both say that it too early
to raise draft age to 40 years. This
news will no doubt relieve some men
who have been looking toward
France, but not ready to go.
The small boy whose teacher told
him to take care of his books and
ttudy them now and then through
the summer, hasn't looked into them
yet, but he means to wait till next
month, when he will have more time.
Kuehlmanu, the German foreign
secretary, shows a ray of genius in
blaming the war on Russia. Tbe ex
czar is far away and it is doubtful if
there is anyone iu Russia today who
would bother to contradict the oili
cial. Perhaps lrs. Adolphus TUiseh
stayed in Germany tu long because
she was allowed to bear nothing
except the statements of the German
war office, which issued proclama
tions daily that Uncle Sain wouldn't
A man w ho makes $15 a v.etk has
been advised by a writer that be can
marry and get along, providing he
has savtd up a fund. That sounds
reasonable. A man who can save
a fund out of a 13 a week, salary
has nothing to fear from mirria?e
or anythir.g else.
A man cannot i'u two things at a
time. A woman will broil a .steak
and see that the coffee does not boil
over, and watch the tat that she
does not steal the remnant of meat
on' the kilchen table, and dress the
youngtst boy, and set the tab!.-, and
see to the toast, and stir the oat
meal, and give the orders to the
butcher, and she can do it all at
once and not half try.
There is rnciv. Catarrh in thi3 section
of the country than all other diseases
put together, and for years it was sup-pose-i
to be incurable. Doctors prescribed
local remedies, and by constantly failing
to cure with local treatment, pronounced
it incurabl.i. Cntarrii is a local disease,
greatly influenced by constitutional con
ditions and therefore requires constitu
tional treatment. Ha!!'. Catarrh Medi
cine manufactured by V. J. Cheney &
Co., Tcledo, Ohio, U a constitutional
remedy, is taken internally . and acts
thru tr3 Elood cn tho. ituoous Surfaces
of the Syatem. Or.i Hundred Collars re
word i offered x'cr nr.y car-a that Hall's
C: t3rr" MeJi-ine fills to cure. Send for
circulars r.ni tes'iiriotdal.v.
f J. C1JKNEY CO., Toledo, Oliio.
Hoi J by Drills:?! s. oc.
HaU3 racily r.!U i-" constipation.
Neb., as second-class mail matter
PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
Some men are like eagles. They
fly mighty high, but the fruits cf
their labor are never quoted in the
Von Kuohlmann's speech probably
may be taken as 'i definite cancella
tion of that order for d'uner in Paris
which dinner has been cold for many
A good way to guess how th Ger
mans are feeling over the Austrian
retreat is to remember how we felt
last year when the Italians wore re
There are abundant indicitious
that if Trotzky and I-enine To not
pretty soon take a tumble to them
selves the outraged Ilissian people
will take it to them.
Kt-number you can buy War
Stamps any old time that you feel
like it, and also lied Cross buttons.
Everything of this kind helps your
Uncle Sam in his business.
A new war recipe is for rice pie,
and it doesn't mean rice flour crust,
either. It means rice filling. That
kai.-er is going to have a lot of
things to answer for when tire war
"Weather to be warmer souther
ly winds will make the nights more
comfortable," says a headline writ
er, whose mind probably will not
stand another such wck as the last
The New York Tribune is said to
be running at a financial loss of
$200,000 to $500,000 a year. A de
ficit like that would put a. serious
crimp in the financial resources of
Almost any man will find many In
teresting things in a newspaper a
year old, but hand him one of last
Saturday, and he will yell, "What
do you mean by loading this -old
stuff onto me?"
You can have a good tiirc? In
Plattsmouth on the Glorious Fourth.
A line program is being prepared for
the occasion. Plenty of good music,
good speaking and a genuine good
time guaranteed to all who c ime.
Also, it is considerable satisfac
tion to the obscure plugger to pick
up the paper and read that th(sugar
a::d meat rations prescribed by Mr.
Hoover "still allow him all (lie lati
tude he has been taking since tne
Kaiser Charles rose to great elo
quence the other day in telling "his"
army what great things it was going
to do. AYe.l, well, we've heard candi
dates tell J:e voters that they were
going to elect him to office, too,
hut they didn't do it.
Another one of those old fashion
ed women who "slapped the kaiser
once" is down in Houston, Tex., try
ing to attract attention. Put most
of us have slapped him three times.
now, and will make it four when the
next Liberty bond comes alon?.
A well known young man ar.d his
sister have bought a new car, shar
ing the cost equally. They are shar
ing the upkeep about equal'y, too,
the young woman agreeing to stand
the upkeep of the car if he will keep
her white shoes clean and the heels
As the order of the Chicago police
chief is understood at this distance,
chorus girls will wear more clothes
merely while on the Etage. He does
not attempt to regulate their street
attire, which will be as light and
airy as that of women not in the
GETTING AWAY FROM SECRECY.
The tecrecy that was tnrown
about American troop movements in
' 4 1... ... I ...... rt .1 1 I - - . 1 1 ff linn 11
betn superseded by definite informa
tion. Week by we?k the ch'ef of
staff is citing figures to the world.
It is a wise change of policy
The announcement that nine
hundred "thousand men have been
sent to France atTords certain in
formation to the enemy. But the
information is not of a sort to en
courage him. It is of a sort to
healen our Allies in this timo of
stress, to put confidence iiitn their
troops, and to strengthen the heart
of America. With every fresh
announcement Americans breathe a
sigh of relief. They feel Uiat the
men who have been sent over are
getting the backing they should
The only question has been v. heth
er America would have the oppor
tunity to get its resources fully in
to the war. The weeklv statements
from Washington are the guarantee
that its resources are getting, there I
in a way to insure the outcome.
K. C. Star.
A GOOD WAY OUT.
A German pastor whose charge is
in one of the cities of low?, has
adopted an original plan in sattling
the language question. In the morn
ing he preaches his sermon in Eng
lish, all the people being pr?sent.
Then he asks those who wish to hear
the sermon over again in the Ger
man language to remain. Ho says
he finds very few who wish to re
main. Des Moines Capital.
NOTHING IMPORTANT WIIL WAIT
The time to do a thing is when
that thing must be done. "When a
hen wants to set is the time o set
her," the old saw used to run. The
logic applies with equal force to ev
ery other important undertaking.
There is really but one hour for any
task the hour when it is needing
to be performed.
We are now being reminded that
the wheat harvest "will not wait "
Of course it will not. Neither will
the war, nor the manufacturing
necessary for keeping the nation well
and active to support the army and
navy in the field of action. Few
responsibilities will await the doer's
convenience or pleasure. He must
discharge duty when duty presents
So the harvest must be at' ended
to. Likewise every other necessary
undertaking of these days AH this
work must have precedence over ac
tivities of less importance to the na
tion's good. It is a situation which
demands attention not merely seeks
HIS RIGHTS AS KING.
Some years ago the king Z Prus
sia, who also the emperor of Ger
many, brought an action in the
state of Missouri to collect a judg
ment from the estate of a mp.ii by
the nane of Kuepper, part of the
estate being located in Missouri. This
case finally reached the supreme
court of that state, and is reported
in the Twenty-second volume of the
Missouri reports on pao It. is
a settled rule of law that in the mut
ters between litigants concerning
contracts or obligations made in a
different b'ate or country than that
in which the litigation arise that
the law of the state or county in
which the obligation arose co itrol3.
For the purpose of pleading the law
of Prussia .that governed the king
made an affidavit a xoliows: "The
plaintiif states that he is the ab
solute monarch of the kingdom cf
Prussia, and as king thereof s the
sole government of that crmtry;
that he is unrestrained by any con
stitution or law, and that his wiih
expressed - in due form, is th only
law of that country, and is the only
legal power there known to exist as
This affidavit states the difference
between autocracy and democracy
The will of the king is the law. tin
restrained by any constitution. If
the central powers succeed ia. con-
quering the. world that is tbe con
dition that would prevail in these
United States. That is why the
American people are engaged in thi3
war. Can it be possible that the
Germans who came to this country
to get away from a country where
the will of one. man is the law,
where the people have no rights or
privileges save only those that the
supreme monarch grants, can now
hesitate about where they should
stand? The humblest citizen l:i this
country has a right to appeal to the
law. Not a law granted by tho will
of one man, but the law passed by
the people themselves. This is the
principle for which Americans are
now lighting. Fremont Tribune.
THE SOLDIER'S BALLO'i
In winning the permission of Sec
retaries Baker and Daniels for sold
iers and sailors to cast their votes
in the November elections, Nebras
ka has gained a notable -victory for
the service men and for the coun
try. The right of men in the .set vice to
vote could not be questioned. The
only doubt resulted from tho pruc-
tical difficulties in the way. The
secretaries of war and the navv have
ruled, however, that the ballots
shall be cast by men in France and
Fiose in training carap. at hone, ex
cepting only where it cannot be done
without serious interference with
the military operations.
No electors have a greater right
to vote than those defending their
country with their blood. The votes
of no group of citizens may more
properly be depended upon to rep
resent the best interests of the coun
try. These men surely have proved
their devotion. Some, it is true,
entered the .service through he se
lective service draft but the.-e, not
one whit less than tuose who vol
unteered, have shown themselves
willing to throw their whole strength
of body and soul into the struggle
for democracy. No man ctfu be pre
sumed to have more closely at heart
the best interests of the nation. Thus
the secretaries permission a orce
grants a right to them and confers
a boon to the country.
It may be a matter of congratula
tion to Nebraska that Nebraska per
sistence, exercised through Gover
nor Neville, National Committeeman
Mullen and Senator Hitchcock, con
vinced the army and navy heads of
the justice of their plea after it had
once been rejected. World-Herald.
Take Adavantage of a Plattsmouth
When the back begins to ache,
Don't wait until backache becomes
'Till kidney troubles develop;
'Till urinary troubles destroy
n if-ht's. re3t.
Profit by a Plait smouth citizen's
Ben Brooks,' Main :-,t., says: "A
biul cold left me with a severe at
tack of kidney complaint. I had
pain in my back sind hips and at
times it extended up Into my should
er blades. I was laid up for two
weeks. My head ached Tor hours and
I was subject, to dizzy spells, dur
ing which my" sight blurred. Half
a box of Doan's Kidney Pills reliev
ed these troubles and after using
two boxes, procured from Mdward
Rynott'it Co.'s Drug Store, I re
gained my health." Statement giv
en April 10. 1912.)
On February 22, 1910 Mr. P. rook 3
said: "I couldn't speak too higrly
of Doan's, for it was this old, reliable
medicine that fixed me up in fine
shape when I was down with lum
bago. I haven't had an attack since."
Price GOc, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pil's the same that
Mr. Brooks bad. Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfgrs., Buffalo, N. Y.
Are you looking after those needs
and keeping them down as you
your Poultry and Hen
houses with Semi Re
fined Crude Oil. For
IV. T. RICHARDSON
I wtpiw mm : mi
" illiiiliUill"'" I
"State Units Now
Within Sound of Enemy
A cablegram from France, publication of which was recently
authorized, contains the following information:
Part of the National Guard has arrived in France
and is undergoing intensive training behind first line
trenches within the sound of the
This Brings the War Hosne to YOU
In a short time these gallant young men, whose parents, brothers and sisters, wives
and sweethearts are ycur own neighbors, will be IN the front line trenches, under the
murderous fire of enemy artillery, and going "over th. top" to meet the sweeping hail
of the machine guns ?nd the bayonets of tTio Huns.
If these soldier boys YOUR soldier toys v.;e'c thiee miles avay instead of three
thousand, you would bend every energy, e? h?.uz: eviy resource, make every sacrifice,
to make sure that they ver.e d clctho., rmrd pvA -qu'pped as no soldiers ever were
Is your duty any less imperative, any kis s-2crr-l, bt cause it is your neighbor's boy
who is defending your ccuntry3 yc.ir ?. nC i zvi Lio:r.c frrm German f rightfulness oa
the other side of the ocean?
Is it not a splendid privilege v.z v. :!i is a duty to diy yourself luxuries, to save
food, save clothing, above a!! tc save rr.or.?y, fcr cur soldiersS
U. S Thrift. Stamps Save Lives and
There is one thing 5-011 can d?, every day, to help the Government provide the
guns, ammunition, food, clothing end ether supplies which our soldiers and sailors
MUST HAVE to vin the war, win it-qvickly, and come safely home again.
Go today to any br.nk, any po!5toftlce, or pny store where you see the W. Ss S. S(Wa5
Savings Stamps) sign displayed. .
For 25 cents you will receive a U. S. Tht if tv Stamp and a card to paste if Ott TH
card has spaces for 16 stamps, costing you $4. When it U full, exchange it with a few;
cents additional in cash for a War Savings Stamp, for which the. .Gpvcxnm$n$ .will
pay $5 January 1, 1923.
These Var Savings Stamps are as safe as U. S. Bonds. 5!fiey are lEe safesl
investment in the world because they are backed by the entire resources of the country
and the profit you make on them amounts to four per cent interest, compounded auzrl
tcrly, if held till January" 1, 1923. - -
Buy a U. S. Thrift Stamp with every quarter you can possibly save" Every Stamp
helps to stamp out autocracy. Every stamp saves priceless American Blocclt Every
stamp is a blow for Liberty. Every stamp will help bring peace to the world-a permit
nent peace, grounded in justics and righteousness. - -
ISSUED BY THR
Western Mackine Works.
C. G. Fricke.
Jess F. Warga.
E. G. Dovey & Sor
Pollock Auto Co.
E. J. Ptichc.
John W. Crabill.
F. G. Fricke &
Eestor & Swatek.
C. E. Hartford.
L. E. Egenberger.
Every Stamp Helps to Bring Those Soldiers
and Sailors Home Again Alive and Victorious
THIS SPACE CONTRIBUTED
Avard & IvIcLear
Fetzer Shoe Co.
Cass County Monument
. A. Stanfield.
.''irst National Eank.
Kerens Bros. .
Peters & Parker.
D. B. Ebersols.
C. E. Wcscott's Sons.
Farmer's State Bank.
H. II. Soennichsen.
Weyrich & Hadraba
guns at the front.
A. G. Bach & Co.
jay W. Morgan.
ank of Cass. County.
C-?, Variety Store.
Hatt & Son.
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