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MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1918.
PL ATTS MOUTH SEMI-WLEKLY JOUltNAL.
A REAL TRACTOR
COUNTY AGENT SNIPES IS GET
TING THE PEOPLE INTEREST
ED IN MODEKN METHODS.
l'roni Tli 'i r-ila y's ;tily.
John r. Conler vi this city says
he will hne tiS ie it to the county
agent L. U. Snipes for the ability
and for the execution of the scheme
i f having a real tractor demonstra
tion. -Mr. Clonkr who was present
at the show, says that there were
f:ght different types of tractors do
inu, work on the Peter Spangler farm
r.ear Wee pin a: Water, and that the
; bowing was excellent. There were
three tlrni with their tractors from
this city at the show. H. L. Propst
v.ms there with the Sandusky, which
1m- i handling, ami which he demon
strated with pood effect, demonstrat
ii; all lie claimed for it. T. II.
Pelh.rk as there with the Fordson.
and with the driver Kay Hitchman.
aide to show Ford (Juality, and
ti:io:iiy is not ahme initial cast by
maintenance. John Corder. with
hi '.n.t her Fred 15. Corder of Weep
ing Water had two tractors the
What' and the 1 1 u Icr both dis
tinctive types of motor power units,
and with them they were tearing up
t!i surface of the earth, not like
! shells in France, hut in a way
which injures the seeding of a crop
il'.t' will maintain the moisture,
a-nl firm a pood growing bed of
ci'ker for the seeds. The people are
t :. k i r: ir a preai interest in the demon
rt rations. Seeing the sipns of the
tiiin- a dtpart'ir.- from former method-;
of tannine for the man power
ir. slippinp away from the farms,
vhilo probably the horse power
may be remainincr. As an evidence
of th- amount of interest which the
pe of the county are taking in
tin" nrraiiM which the recent invention-;
are furnisiiinp for advanced
t hods of farming, there was at
this dt-mo:ist rat ion yesterday at one
time 1,200 nun. and automobiles;
coverinp the f;:nn and roadside, be
sides the pop!e who came and went'
i.v- which would add preatly to the
total of the nt teTidance.
That we are entering another
epoch in this matter of farming in
an assured thins. The tractor may
be a solution i:i one way of the per-
plexirrr problems which the condi
tions incident to the world's war
never brought to the fore.
S. RESKICX KILLED IN ACTION.
I"rv?i Fiiday's Iaily.
Tho.si who will remember, a je
ih soldier, famed Sam Kesnick.
who was with the spiad, which
puanUd the Hip Uurlington bridpe
over the .Missouri river, duriup the
sprin-r of last year, recall him as a
mu!! ismii. and will remember he
wa ; ahout town many times. The
papers it" -terday chronicle his
death, ami give his home as Russia.
Mr. li'-Miick remained in this city
for two or three months.
WERE ON THE MARKET.
V. r t.niay Will Seybublt and
t'harb- l. Spanglt-r shipped cattle
.-in! li-; to Omaha, poinp up on the
early train, to that place. where
they looked after the disposition of
the .'-tuck, finding a pond market.
Wilt Seyboldt returned last even
ing ia here, ami was met by his
father J. 15. Seyboldt. while Mr.
Spaiiuler returned via the Missouri
I.KPOHT OF TIIK CONDITION
Plattsmouth State Bank
of Plattsmouth. Nebraska
C!i;irt r No. 7v
liitorj-'i at .1 in tlic state of Nebraska, at the
dor-1 of basiii's. Ausu.-t lt. IVs.
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silver, nickels and iint l.t'4'J
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STATU OK N KRH A.
CurvTT ok "ass ' -s I. H. A. Scliut-icJpr.
ral.ir of tlr alxv naniel tauk. do
liovliy swear that th- atve statTi-iit Is a
i nrii'i't tid I me ijy of lit riwrt mad to
tli state Kankiui; loaol. M. A. ch"Kidek.
' u - " Neei.l. I 1 rector.
Attest . , ? h. Becker. Director.
Subscrilvd aui sw.jru to before me this ?th
day of August. IU1. K. H. Wixdham.
Seal My coaimiaaiou expires Oct. 1. 1V21
ON THEIR WAY TO THE COAST.
From Friday's Daily.
This morning Lloyd Lewis was in
the city, looking after some business
matters in the city und at the
court house, and speaking of his
brother Wayne Lewis, who was
with the boys at Camp Dodge, had
written a card from Chicago, say
ing that they were on their way
east, lie also said his sister had a
letter from her husband, who was
now in France, and cooking in the
AUTO STOLEN AT AVOCA.
From Thursday's Daily.
Harry Stutt who has just been to
Colorado, where lie was looking
over the country, returned home
Tuesday evening and when he awoke
the following morning his Hudson
car had disappeared. He is short a
car, and the officers are looking for
not only the car but the man who
stole the machine.
RETURNS FROM CAJIP FUNSTON.
From Thursday's Daily.
Mrs. Elwootl U. Chappell. who ha.
been at Ft. Riley for the past few
days visiting with Mr. Chappell
who is in the Medical Reserve corps
at that place, returned this morn
tug. Mrs. Chappell said the men
there would, they thought, stay
probably three weeks yet. Speaking
of the country over which she
traveled. Mrs. Chappell said that
portions of Kansas has cornfields as
brown as in the fall, while in Ne
braska the crops and the country
look one hundred per cent better.
RECEIVES LETTER FROil SON.
From Thursday's Daily.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hoffman of
this city, received a letter yesterday
from their son William Hoffman,
who is one of the eight boys from
this city, who belongs to Co. I. of the
16Sth Inf. of the Rainbow Division.
This division has been in France
since early last Fall. Will says that
he has been wounded and is now in
the hospital. This letter xvas dated
July 7th and the first one received
by the parents for over three mouths.
HAVING A GOOD TIME.
From Tlmrsd.-iy's Daily
We are in receipt of a card from
Herman Hough, the mail carrier on
route one of this city who is tour
ing Iowa, during his vacation. Her
man and xvife with their little babe,
visited at Trenton. Iowa, his form
er home and from there went to
Keokuk, where ho has some relatives-.
In so doing he stopped at
the writer's old home Salem. Iowa,
where he stopped to write us a post
al, telling of his impressions of the
country. He says that county. Hen
ry county, in Iowa, reminds him of
Cass county, Nebraska. He speaks
of pood crops all over Iowa and es
pecially the corn, which is showing
up fine just now.
HOME ON A FURLOUGH.
From Friday's Daily.
Dr. Caldwell arrived in the city
last evening via Omaha from Chi
cago, where he has been for a short
time coming to that place from Ft.
Oglethorpe, (la., where he lias been
since departing from here. Dr.
Caldwell looking fine and says he
likes the service, and the condition
which are maintained at the camp
WHEN EVERY MOVE HURTS
Lame every morning, achy and
stiff all day. worse when it's damp
or chilly? Suspect your kidneys
ami try the remedy your neighlors
O. 1 1. Tower, carpenter. Vine St.,
IMattsmout h. says: "I suffered from
a dull pain in the small of my back.
It pot to bad, I had to get on my
knees and straighten gradually af
ter I pot down. The kidney secre
tions xvere much retarded in pas
sage, too. I was told I had stone in
my bladder and the medicine I took
only gave me temporary relief. Af
ter taking one box of Doan's Kid
ney Tills. I noticed that the trouble
was beginning to disappear and in a
short time my health improved in
every way." (Statement given Ap
ril 10. 1912.)
On February 22. 10 IB Mr. Tower
said: "I gladly recommend Doau's
Kidney Pills. I am still k strong
believer in this old. reliable kidney
Trice hOc. at all dealers. Dou't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills the same
that Mr. Tower had. Foster-Milburn
Co.. Mfgrs., Buffalo. N. Y.
BACK FROM OKLAHOMA.
From Friday's Dally.
John R. Polin, who has been liv
iug in Oklahoma for some time past,
but who lived here some ten years,
ago, arrived in the city yesterday
afternoon, and is visiting at the
home of his sister, Mrs. W. A. Tay
lor for a short time. Mr. Polin was
here some years ago, but went from
here to South Omaha, where he liv
ed for two years before going to
the south. lie has been engaged in
the restaurant business, at Okla-)
noma City for some time past, but
the highness of the price has caused
him to forsake the business. and
just at this time he Is open for
BURIED THIS AFTERNOON.
From Thursday's Daily.
As we go to press the funeral of
little Raymond Ferguson is being
held from the home of his parents
below the Uurlington bridge some
Raymond who was not quite a
year of age, died yesterday morning
at his father's home about nine
o'clock, of summer complaint. The
interment is being made in the Horn
ing cemetery. Rev. James Kephart
the uncle of the baby's mother, con
ducted the ceremonies.
W. H. Bushman was a passenger
to Omaha this afternoon where he is
looking after some business for a
James Panos was a visitor in
Omaha this afternoon, and was ac
companied by Mrs. Panos, they
spending the day with friends there.
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the office of County
Commissioner, second commissioner
district, subject to the will of the
voters at the coining primaries on
August" 20th. Your support w ill be
appreciated. WM. STOHLMAN.
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for commissioner in "the Second
district subject to the Primary to be
held on August 20, 1J1S. It will be
impossible to see each and every
one personally. I therefore, solicit
your support at the Primary and
I promise you if I am nominated
and elected to render an impartial
conservative and economical admin
istration, that each ward and pre
cinct shall have a just and- equitble
distribution of improvements as far
as it lies in my power to give.
C. F. HARRIS.
FOR THE LEGISLATURE
I am a candidate for the lower
house of t'tc legislature (eighth dis
trict, comprising of Cass and Otoe
counties! on the republican tiiut,
subject to the will of the voter-? at
the primary, August 20. I shall ap
preciate your support at the polls.
CFORCK K. CROWNOVKR,
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
To the Republican voter., of Cass r
county. I, C. F. Maytuld. have filed !
for nomination for county commis
sioner subject to the decision of the
voters of the second Commissioner
District, at the primary which is
held August 20th.
Should I be elected it will bo my
aim at all times to conserve the in
terests of the whole county. I solicit
the support of all who believe in the
best for the whole people.
C. K. MAYITF.LD.
If Louisville, Neb.
FORMER MAYOR OF LINCOLN
it-. . v
4 i T " fr..in the u:.r par.i.-ites.
fAs t 1 v of W y-f vx f " 1 He wuiil'1 endeavor ( prurnuie
f?'fi!'V s,t x a". Jt unity :i:..n!r the people and to eo
t'oT'v iVC - s '-" J ordinate their einns t mere;
fc'-fcJi '-i i ir-tfrft, 3 f.K.d prodtKtion :.nd to snpport
He believes the iroverpor shouifl
act us leader in irotiitins the general welfare of the ix-ople if I he stale.
His record as majer of l,iin-iln in (liMioyiii; uionopoiy cenlrol and reducing
the cost of living is a guarantee that he will carry out his campaign pledges.
If You Favor His Program
Help Nominate Hin in the
DeniG&raiiG Primaries. Hugml 20, ISIS
YEARS If! ALASKA
A. W. Mayer who is the husband
of the sister of Mrs. Lafayette Oil
more, of this city and who has been
visiting here and at points in Iowa,
having been at Anita, Iowa, on last
Sunday where the weather was so
warm left for Seattle a few days
since after ha' :ng visited at Mr.
Gilmore's fir a short time. Mr.
Mayer and family, have mad-. their
home in Nome, Alaska, for the past
twenty years and left there July 4th,
ami in doing m. had to travel thru
sixty miles of ice flow to get out in
to open sea. Mr. Mayer tells of the
extreme cold existing at and near
Nome, where he says that the
ground is frozen ilear down, and
only thaws to the depth of about
tiirce feet on top per ear. The min
ers take advantage of this and keep
the thawed ground wathed away as
fast as it thaws, ami thus get down
into the earth very easily.
Some days nt Nome the son never
sets as it is above the 215 degree.
Mr. Mayer and family will not re
turn to the north, but will Uxk for
something to do in the states.
W. D. WHEELER HAS RUNAWAY
From Frid .iy's D-ii'.
Tun ev i n.us si"ce v 1 1 i I ". I).
he; ler was ret urn i to his hone
ntar Hock IJluifs. the t. which
he wa- driving beemn ing t'rU- hi ik d
ran away and overturned the .'.:;;ii!
which Mr. "Wheel"?- was riding in
and bruised him Ir.iily. He had
Dr. 15. F. Premull. who gave medi
cal assistance, and he is getting
along nicely thuii-h :-oiu"v.iia t s-ore
ami stiff from his experience.
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CSf IS 1 I F?l ir
JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT
CANDIDATE FCS RE-ELEGTIOM
Eient years Assistant Attorney
General. Ten years Judge of Supreme
Clark Perkins, the well known pub-,
lisher, in speak iig of Judge Rose,1
pays: "He has weighed every ques
tion on its merits, formed his con
clusions fairly and expressed them
courageously in his written opinions
An analysis of his record will show
that it compares favorably with that
of any judge In ihf lard."
Threp fudges of the Supreme Court
to be ejected. Each voter may vote
Frimarias &uz, 20- Election Kov. 5
Candldafs for Governor
ploii-m t"n-.v rrviriK loyalty ?"
Prfwideut N ils.n in winning tl-e
HebIiv Npi'r;i:-ha iirc.?lp ac
iiyal t" tlip 'li"ie. lie tvotiM very
pionintl.v and .e1e-iuatey juini-h
any diHli-.va'i ? v t li.it n i irli t. Ik; fotir d.
lit- wo'ild fai'lit'illy e;irrj-nut tli
earnest neueal f t'roid-nt '.Viisj-.n.
under date if July -Z. tatl jovvr-nor-i
to t:ike the mitative in ire
lie has hied for fnriTin T lu-canse
t he Mate t."iver:imeiit. i-j not he I pi lis
I'rosjitent W il.on piesetit jnohtf er
ip?. lie has a s:eeif.n- letrilntivc ir-
irram t.,i pn-tt ft t lit; farmer, t he
:it act i it it's.
les W. Bryan
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Representatiue to Congress
First District of Nebraska
Motto: A Public Office is a
FUK RE-ELECTION TO
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Judge Charles B. Letton
His Experience is a
His Record Shows His Fitness
FRANK L PETERSON
Porn in and a resident of NrbraFka
all my life. Thirty piglit years of ago.
Lived seventeen years in this con
pres?ional district. Educated in the
public schools of Nebraska. Grad
uated from the College of literature
Science and Arts and the College of
Law in the University of Nebraska,
earning my expenses through both.
Was iiiot rur.-tcr in debating at Lincoln
High School in 1907-1908. Practiced
law in Lincoln since 1910. Now Coun
ty Attorney for Lancaster County, hav
ing been elected on the Democratic
ticket by a majority of 2383. Caused
a crn:p!e'e check to he made of the
ofHcf 5 of Lancaster County, whereby
a deficiency of over seven thousand
dollars hni; thu far been discovered.
In complete accord with President
Wi'aon and his policies from the
bcir.r.ii.g and will etatul by him
to the fii1 in hi.i evciy effort lo win
thf var Will oyij-erafe wib him in
curLins t!" t-oijishiir .;.s i f tb ;ioUi;er.
F0H STATE REPEESEIiTATTVE.
I have filed for nomination on
Democratic Ticket for Representa
tive subject to the will of the voters
at the Primaries, August 20.
I am your friend.
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Was four times elected Con?res?nfin in Ucurth Di.-vift .jh i rr . j
majority each succeeding election. In ran ne.ailv tu tl'oi.,a:i j.i j
Only Republican Congressman from Ncbriska in its rftv nr.-- vrrr? of
tory, who ettalned membership cn Way? and Means CoTimitteo. th i-.-t
important Committen of the House r.f Uepresentif ivfr, nd the one hai:r;
Jurisdiction to prepare acd prespnt ta'r'.T. rev.--r'! ,-,ri-I bor.J hills."
Is a graduate of an Agriculture Coi1"Ke., r-ddes on : n 1 conduct a Hrr
farm. IIa3 made a thorough study of thi izrinil:ural interests of .Vehraiki
&nd the Northwest. Is recognized on the Moor of Uiu House a3 an authority on,
Has conducted a persistent fight asfsfni't the disf rfmin.if io?i in demrtcra'f
tariff and other legislation in favor of romf,rn ?;ericilurnl prolurts. a n.t
agrainst those of the north. Has opro?d pi ire fixing and market control
leffislation for northern rroducts -vhila in ro wise interfering with those of
the south. v
Framed and force! through Congress measure. for the control aad tho
eradication of hog cholera. Under the working of thij legislation the. depart
ment of agriculture estimates hog production Increased twenty per c?it and
a decrease of lo63 of nearly fifty per cent. This was pronounced ?y trn eminent
'authority as one of the best measures of food preparedness Congress enacted
'prior;, to the War.
Presented a bill and furnished argument before Committee and the Houfi
;for a similar measure for the eradication of tuberculosis in live stock which
pa'ssed the recent Congress.
Has always advocated and voted for a large Navy and an adqu.-)t Army.
-Ha3 supported every completed War measure for the successful prosecution
of the War.
Is active In both Committee aad tie House and is recogaized as one of ths
ablest debators ia. Ccmcresa.
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