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PLATTSMODTn SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1918.
Cbe plattsmoutb journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA
Kntcred at I'otofrite. I'lattsmouth, Neb., as second-class mail matter
R. A. BATES, Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
I'atriots will speak.
Ile read- for the Loan.
You are an American citizen.
The kaiser the man Gott forgot
We must support our bojs "over
And you know there is nothing too
ihI for those brave boys.
As a man thinketh. so is ho but
:- many people haven't anything to
We are proud of our boys in
Frame, and mun give them c-very-thin?:
t'loth is now being made out of
b. i::n:i fiber. Garments to slip on
in cas' of emergency?
Support the sovcrrmont by sub
scri'ing every lolli;r you possibly
.i Ti to the Liberty Loan.
It would be well to take a p'ep at
i:r rhimiicys b fore putting
fers for the v inter.
o-irs i :i governnienf of th" peo
ple, by the people and for the people.
That is the reason the people are fi r
Wr',1 ; rybody in Po-ton I'.as in
f 1 i" ii;'.'.. snd w- suppo.-o to please
.-r-''.i: i.ms .!ti n out thi way we'll
all have to hae it hre, too.
Im Lsinuch Germany set out to
di-niinate the world, it must not
complain if the world reverses the
;ir shift and dominates Germany.
Wt-11 in many towns the influenza
pr-v:uls. and wc suppos. to plcnse
tr.:.n.l.ifi..Ms vom!i in Pip ' Keuiut !
w-"ll all have tf have it here.
Regarding the end of the war one j
-f or sol.iier boys writes home ;
t'i:it "it v ill take one yar to whinj
the Ifun and 1 f mo
to wind up
the b;'. rind wire.
-: o : -
Another war benefit that p'rhap
be noted i the fact that a
pin short a ue has struck th? shirt-makt-rs.
It now is possible to get
nH the pii: out of a new shirt in
oii- evt ning.
Ti-lcnhrne nr'fl oilier utilitv cor-!
! ra ' ioris should be warned that
hi!e the American people are per
fectly willing to 1k taxed for the war
they projKise it hall tie done by the
government, and tl:e government
If ou happen to 1'otice I he haud-
-oine hat on top of the editor's bald
pete, we will remind you that it is a
present from one of the best fel
lows in this wide, wide world, Mr.
". ('. Wc.-cott senior member of the
Wtscott'.s Sons. We say thinks to
New straw hats will he few and
fr apart nxt rummer. according
to reliable kmwalls, and perhaps
it would b? wi.-e not to drop any
trunks or pianos on the one you
j'i.-t. took off the first of this month.
It will be no disgrace to wear it
again next year, even though there
might be a whitewash shortage.
T7 offr One Ilun irrd D-V.'.ar? Heward
for any case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by Hall's Catarrh MoJicine.
Hall's Catarrh .te -Urine has bsen taken
fcy .itarrh suiTercrs for th pist thirty
five years, and hari bcotne !:n. -n as the
ri?st rfliat'l' rerr.ciy for Calarrh. Hill's
Ca;arrh Medicine .K.trj V..:'. :a-. riooJ oa
the Mucous surf t :z. expr'Ilr.cr the I C
Br. from the Blood ti"c h-alin? the UU-cas--d
A'tr you hsv t?il:rn Ha"r Catarrh
?f .i:c:r.e for a r.r.-rt ti'.v.c "a v.::: f
rrcst Inprover.cr.t tn yoisr Kfnery
f -!th St3rt tft'.:i:J Hal. caarrh Mc-ti
t:- at or.ee ar.-i crrt r-cl -'t ti.inh.
' T n ciimr-.!iis. 'TC..
' ' j CIIT'NKT S- CO.. Tet?Jo, Oh;o.
The profiteer is not honest.
is short of terminal
Keep your eyes on the slackers.
Plenty will try the game.
If a man has a great deal to say
you may be sure that it won't take
him Ionj? to say it.
"300,000 negroes in Army""
Headline. Soon Kaiser Uill will be
screaming about the black peril.
It is likely that if Mr. Trotzky
played anything while Petrograd
was burning, it was a soprano saxo
If Postmaster General Uurleson
had fewer schemes to regulate the
newspapers lie might have more
time to get the soldier boys' mail
Whippings are so rare in Ne
braska schools nowadays that ti"
teachers are able to keep record of
them. In olden days, separate book
keepers wife required.
A thief stole J.1U worth of ham
from a r.irfons, Kas.. meat shop flu
jc,5ur ni"ht- I;,lt "h-v "? totl.-
er to silce it off? Why didn't he
take the whole ham?
Some surprise has be. n expressed !
that from last year's income tax re-
turns engineers were found to have j
bigger incomes than lawyers. How
ever, each man's word is taken fir
his own income tax return, isn't it?
The oflicial announcement that
more than 1 million troops are in
France or on the way reminds us:
What has become of the German oth-
rinl who ttle.l tho xvh..l. .n.ti,,-,
of American participation in the
war by saying calmly that armies
eultlu - t fIv and 0o,UIn-t swlm an
therefore America couldn't come?
Th.e r'.iink of Germany's srold rv
serves have never recovered from
the $2.".0Ot.000 sent to Russia to
bribe the Trotzkys and Lenities.
Creeping up a little week by week,
as new coins are squeezed from
children's toy hanks and other sourc
es, these reserves are still ?.",000,00
below those of l'16. And in Hol
land. Saturday, the German mark
was nt per cent discount!
A truly good man is gone, and
Americans, regardless of creed or
nuality, will mourn for the death of
John Ireland. Dignitary of the
great Roman Catholic church, a pre
late of distinction and honorable
attainments, lie was first of all a
citizen of his adopted country. John
Ireland went through the War of
the Rebellion as the young chaplain
of a regiment of Minnesota volun
teers, and no sacerdotal insignia
ever after bestowed on him meant
as much as the Grand Army button
he wore so proudl'. Zealous always
in the case of religion, he showed
equal, if not greater, zeal in his
work for civic betterment. A cham
pion of liberty, his advocacy of the
free school, efforts to secure the
spread of enlightenment, labors for
the reconciliation of religion with
the spirit of the age in which he
lived, his simplicity of life and un
swerving devotion to the cause of
purit3', brought to him such activity
that it has been said his life was
"as busy as the pope's and as stormy
as a statemen's." John Ireland had
many worldly honors as well as
those bestowed upon him by the
church, but none fitted him so well
as the sobriquet given him in France
a few years ago, that of "the people's
pope." Omaha Bee.
MOVING TO THE FINAL PHASE.
In the renewed activity on the
Balkan front, timed to co-ordinate
with the initiative of the Allied ar
mies in France, we again may see
the working of Focus unified com
mand and perhaps may discern, in
its broad outline, the purpose of his
strategy as it relatives to the clos
ing period of the summer campaign.
The unbroken success of the Al-
lied offensive since it began two
months ago furnishes a satisfying
commentary to the kaiser's one time
prediction that he would win the
war because his armies were under
a. single romniand. The condition is
now equalized, of which the kaiser
has had ample evidence. He has seen
French. English and American ar-
mies strike in perfect co-ordination
nn,? in qiipIi orbr that he is no Ions-
en oM i,f. in tiiP first vpars
of the war, to make concentration
at will and where he would. lie no
longer dares to .thin his lines for
that purpose for offensive operations
,iwi i,:.rpiv f.ir ilf.Misivo. but mint
stand where he is on all fronts, Al-
t,.i iiit. f .--.111 ni ! i,.i hr :i?d
check to German unity.
Strategically the forward move
ment in Macedonia, and to some ex
tent tho renewed IJritish advance in
Palestine, is in the direction of
reforming of the iron ring that wa
in process of construction around th
Central Powers when the Icu-.-ian
collapse brought a new phase to the
war. Striking now on these wide
fronts the Allies are seeking to V
what they might have done in 1 ! 1 '
if they had had unity of command.
They are conforming to that military
principle which emphasizes the necev-
sity of destroying an enemy's mo-I
bility. That is accomplished when
operations, no matter how widely
separated, serve to pin down the eiu'
CUI-V 3,1,1 Pvi-nt shifting of the:.
i from one theater to another. Foe'.
accomplished this when h co-ordi
nated Haig's, Mangin's and Persh-
ing's attacks from Flanders to Lor
raine. He accomplishes it again 1;
'striking in Macedonia. From none oi
j these sectors does the German hi'-'?
command dare detach reserves !
move to the support of another
l.uuenuoru not oniy is prevenieu i-j
the rapidity of these blows from rr
ganizing a counter offensive, but i
also compelled to fight with his ar
mies on its own ground and with it;
own resources, a process which h
cannot possibly continue with the Al
lied man power growing steadily an;"
the German as steadily diminshing
What we are seeing, therefore, sv
the fifth winter of the war approach
ed is a situation for the Germans not
unlike that which confronted the
Confederate armies when Grant be
gan his campaign as commander-in-chief
of all the Northern rorce
That was the closing In campaign i:
which the movements of the I'nic.r
armies East, and West pinned dowr
the separated armies of the Soutl
each to its own theater and stopper'
all co-operation between them. The:
were then destroyed in detail. Unit'
of command and co-ordination o!
movement did the job. It will do i:
in Europe. K. C. Star.
THE VOTER'S DUTY.
The republican party will no:
find it easy to convince the people
that it would have done better had i:
been in power or that it would dc
better if it could be placed in power
now. Yet more difficult would be
the task of convincing a sober judg
ment that anything would be gained
by handing over to the republican
party that partial power which rt
the utmost would consist in republi
can supremacy in congress backed by
republican administrations in states
electing governors and legislators.
American experience of divided
political responsibility has never
been happy. A democratic president
contending with a republican con
gress, or a republican president con
tending with a democratic congress,
has never been, even in times of
peace, an effective disposition of polit
ical forces. Waste and inelficiency
have usually resulted from it, and
it is not possible to imagine that a
great war in its critical stages could
bo more effectively waged if ener
gies and responsibilities should be
We yield to no one in profound
respect for the -wisdom and the pa-
triotism of men like Colonel Koose-
- velt, Mr. Taft and Mr. Root. Put
when, they say that the voters of
(America ought this fall to return a
- I republican congress, and argue, that
J the time has come to impose upon
Mr. Wilson's administration the fear-
less inquisition and tlie practical
legislative eneeic ot an opposition po-
litical majority, we are unconvinced.
Irresponsible power is indeed a scri-
ous matter and no human being b
inraliioie. isut a congressional min
ority is quite competent to ask ques-
t ions, to bring mistakes into the
light of publicity and to register pro
tests. It is necessary for the preser
vation of our liberties to create tin
i . . . ...
certainty that republican congress
would itself make lamentable and
possibly well nigh fatal errors in ii
desire to play a decisive part in the
conduct oi me war at a time ami uu
I der circumstances when it could not
as the democratic party is now
I wholly responsible for success oi l
failure. In our judgment, hard-
headedness demands that this re
sponsibility should not be destroyed.
It is. we think, the plain dictate of
common sense that the people should !
return a democratic majority to con-
srers and assure to President V.'il on
the support of a democratic law-
making power. The
Iiub -pendent ,
WHEN THE YANKS C03IE HOME.
The allied sobliers pu-h on. Fo t
by foot they are forcing the German
armies backward. At one point in
the lino thev enter an evacuated
town. It tiad been stopped and Ioot-
u iiv me rei rea' '.ni; irons. ine
remaining civilian-: are lean ai:i
emaciated, long victims of the kais
er's ruthlessness. At another p-'ini
ilong the line, a German soldi- r
houts "kanierad" and as the allied
seddiers approach him, h turns a
nasty automatic upon them. And
t still another plnce. a tiny kitten
is lound nailed to tne .oor oi a
hmio in :i town In-t evacuated I v
he enemv. Our solili'Ts hear the
iitten winning ami go to release i.
A crash follows. The Huns hr. 1
tued the kitten as a decoy to se:
an electrically wired bomb.
And so it is ail along the froi'.t
as the allied troops continue to re
capture the occupied areas if
The following proposed amendment
to the constitution of the State of
Nebraska, as hereinafter set forth in
full, is submitted to tho electors of
the State of Nebraska to be vote d
upon at the general election to bo
held Tuesday, November 5ih, A. D.
A. JOINT RESOLUTION to amer.i
Section one (1) of Article seven (7)
of tho Constitution of the State of
Be it Resolved by tho Legislature of
tho State of Nebraska:
Section 1. That Section One of Ar
ticle Seven of the Constitution of ti.n
State of Nebraska bo and the saiv.a
hereby 13 amended by striking out t'.3
"Second. rerson of foreign b!r"i
who shall have declared their inten
tion to become citizens comformahly
to the laws of the United States, on
the subject of naturalization, at lea..t
thirty days prior to an election."
And Inserting in the place of tha
words bo stricken, the following
"Second. Persons of foreign birth
who shall have become citizens of the
United States by naturalization or
otherwise conformably to the laws of
the United States at least thirty day.
prior to an election.
Sec. 2. That at the general elec-,
tlon nineteen hundred and eighteen
(1918) there shall be submitted to the1
electors of the state for their approvr.b
or rejection the foregoing proposed
amendment to the constitution relat
ing to the right of suffrage. At suc'a
election, on the ballot of each elector
oting for or against aaid propose!
amendment, shall be written or printed
tho words: "For proposed amend
ment to the constitution relating to
.the right of suffrage." and "Agaimt
said proposed amendment to the con
stitution relating to the right x of
Sec. 3. If 6uch amendment shall
be approved by a majority of nil
electors voting at sucn election, sa!J
rraendment shall constitute Section
Ono (1) Article Seven (7) of the Con
titution of the State of Nebraska.
Approved, April 0. 1918.
CHARLES W. POOL
Secretary cf Stat
M-ttll IMI ! Ill III mi "
REAL ESTATE, LOAMS AND INSURANCE,
Wc have sold numbers of Cass county, Sanders
county, Johnson county, Pawnee counnty, Richardson
county and Iowa people land in Southeastern Nebraska.
When you buy land in Otoe county, Nemaha county,
Gage county, $75 and up per acre, you are getting
something that will make you a bank account instead
We have home choice 40, 80, 120, 160, 240, 320
- j V
- ! 3
and G40 acre tracts of land, with very
o n ri ry r r ri nvmc
Wc have the largest and best land
It will pay you to see us for a home
France. Uy their own barbarity the
Huns are killing in the hearts of
the allied soldiers every tiling of
sympathy or mercy which one foe
might have for another. It is not
to wonder that the Anzacs seldom
take prisoners. The fire of hatred
whic-h was kindled in the hearts oi'
our American soldiers by the crimes
of th.e Germans in Iielginm is being
fanned to an intense flame. Each,
day the atrocities and brutalities of
the kaiser's soldiers are being
brought nearer heme to th? j
Yankees. The sight cf a Hun
loathesome. their guttural jargen
arouses the fighting spirit of the
It is inconceivable that this bitter
hatred for all that is German will
be ended the day Germany surrend
ers. Our American soldiers are
coming home with a feeling that
all Germans are
that all who
sneak the German
language are Germans. Those in
America who today prattle of over
patriotism will see in these Yankees
back from the front a patriotism
and love for America that overshadows-
anything of the sort in the
United States at the present time.
So there is another reason why
trie American people should lose
no time in eradicating the German
language in this country. It is the
duty of those who today are keep-
j ing the home fires burning to see
i.,t tiio retiiminir fighters will not
i :..). c in- i,
have another task to perform when
they come home. If the task is left
for them, it is certain that it will
not be done with kid-gloves. Those
who grieve of hardships today will
find their grief doubled and trebled.
A little group of persons gathered
on the state house lawn and spook
ing in the German language will be
dealt with summarily and without j
formality by the soldiers who have j
been over there and have seen the j
ruthle.-sness cf the Hun. They will i
nnt make fine distinctions. And j
though real hardships may result if
there are those in America who still
persist in using the German lang
uage, these are the facts. Lincoln
When Children Start to School.
School opens at a time of year
when the change of seasons is like
ly to cause coughs, colds, croup, hay
fever and asthma. Prompt action at
the first sign of infection may keep
children in prime good health and
help them to avoid losing time.
Folev's Honey and Tar is an ideal
home remedy. Sold everywhere.
Bead the Journal Ads It Fays
CJB U W
1 Ic Si L j if 0
AFTER TAKING TANLAC THIRTY
DAYS HE SAYS HE'S IN
"PINi: OF CONDITION."
"I have picked up at least twenty
pounds in the past tihrty days by
taking Tanlac, and now I'm just in
the pink of condition all around,"
This statement was made by Wil
liam M. Edmonds, a well known
employee of the Seattle Street Car
Company, living at 760 North 74th
Street, Seattle, recently.
"My stomach," he continued, "has
been giving me all kinds of trouble
for years. What I ate seemed to do
me harm instead of good, as it would
sour on my stomach ami cause me
se much misery. I could hardly get
my breath at times on account of
the gas, which would press on my
' i10art and cause it to palpitate fear-
fully. I was badly constipated, my
kidneys were in bad shape, and I
was never free from pain in the
small of my back. I couldn't sleep
at all well and woiuld lay awake
for hours every night before getting
a wink of ideep. I also had rheuma
tism in my arms and legs, and my
knees would get so stiff at times
that I could hardly bend over.
"All my efforts to find relief fail
ed until I began taking Tanlac.
but this medicine has certainly put
me in great shape. My appetite
was never better, everything tastes
gooel and my stomach is in such a
good condition that I can eat any
thing. And since the gas has
stopped forming, I'm never bothered
with palpitation, shortness of
breath, or any other signs of indi
gestion. My kidneys don't bother
Plattsmouth Auto Tire
and Cycle Repair Shop !
WE DO ALL KINDS OF TIRE AND TUBE
Tires Retreaded Rebuilt!
Krug Building, Plattsmouth, Neb.
reasonable prices 9
list in South-
me any more, all the pain has dis
appeared, and I sleep fine every
"My wife has been taking Tanlac
for headache and a run-down con
dition and her firtt bottle has help
ed her so much that she told me to
bring her another today. It certain
ly is great to do what it has for me
and is the one medicine I don't
hesitate to recommend."
"Tanlac is sold in Plattsmoutb by
F. G. Fricke & Co., in Alvo by Alvo
Drug Co., in Avoca by O. E. Copes,
in South Bend by E. Sturzenegger,
in Greenwood by E. F. Smith, in
Weeping Water by Meier Drug Co.,
in EI in wood by L. A. Tyson, in
Murdock by II. V. McDonald and in
Eagle, by F. W. Eloomenkamp."
GASSED IN PLATTSMOUTH.
From Thursday's Paily.
Yesterday Luther Turner, who is
employed by the Nebraska Light
ing Company, came near going ove r
the divide, when he was working at
the pipes which contain ammonia.
at the ice plant. The gas mask
which it is necessary for one to use
in working with the pipes especially
when they are leaking, was in poor
condition. In order to get the work
done Mr. Turner had taken a couple
of towels which were wet, putting
them over his mouth and nose, thru
which to breath, and the exertion,
when it was necessary for him to
get the work done, made it difficult
for him to breathe, and through
the towels it was labored, and as
he was gulping for his breath, the
towels in some way fell off, filling
his lungs with the ammonia .gas,
which struck him down. He was
gotten out and vinegar administer
ed, which revived him. lie is feel
ing the effects still, and was very
fortunate that he escaped so luckily.
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