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THURSDAY. uQTZYJBXR 7. 1913
N DOUSE AND TWO IN SENATE
SHOWN BYlNCDRflPLETE RETURNS
Capper Elected Senator
in Illinois and Ball
Now York. Nov. C. At 2 o'clock
thi3 morning 120 congressional dis
tricts were unreported. Iiy the re
turns then in hand the republicans
had gained 11 seats in the house of
representatives and two stats in the
Senator Thompson of Kansas
(democrat), had been beaten by
Governor Capper (republican); Sen
ator Lewis of Illinois had been beat
en by Representative Medill McCor
mick (republican), and Senator
Faulsbury, democratic president pro
tern of the senate, had been beaten
by former Senator Ball (republican).
Senator Weeks (republican). of
Massachusetts, was reported defeat
el by David I. Walsh (democrat).
The surprise-of the election was
the possibility that Speaker Clark
had been defeated in his home dis
trict in Missouri.
Acting Chairman Cummings of
the democratic national committee
issued a statement claiming demo
cratic gains in both houses of con
press. Chairman Hays of the republican
national committee had not issued a
Ftatement. but said he felt sure the
republicans would control the house.
Party Leaders Re-elected.
The turnovers came in New York
Kentucky. Illinois. Pennsylvania.
Maryland and Kansas, but so closely
was the democratic defeat in one
district neutralized by a republican
defeat in another that the net re
sults were very close.
The democratic leaders in con
gress. Senator Simmcns of North
Carolina and Rjpresentative Kitchin
of North Carolina, were re-elected,
as were the house republican leader.
Representative Mann of Illinois, and
the acting republican leader. Repre
DIES IN IOWA
From Wi1r)o.lay"s T"aily.
Tlu following account of
death of a little child which
born in this city to Mr. and
Phillip Hubbard, the father having
been an employe of this -office for
some time, was taken from the
Creston. Ia.. Advertiser-Gazette, and
tells of the death of the little one:
Little Robert Wilson Hubbard was
born at Piattsmouth. October the Sth
116. and died November the 1st.
191 S, at Oeston. Iowa. He was
the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Phil Hubbard who reside at 309
East Monroe street in this city. The
little fellow was a very beautiful
child of a sunny disposition and was
loved by all who knew him. The
funeral services were held at 3:00
o'clock this afternoon at the home
and Rev. Elias Handy will have
charge of the services and the re
mains will be interred in Grace
land. ROY CLINE HOME.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Last evening we were somewhat
surprised to see Roy ('line alighting
. . tt i I
from the evening train. He has
been stationed at Manhattan, Kan.,
but is now home for a furlough and
to regain some of his strength. He
has been unfortunate enough to be
one of the ones who have had the
Flu. He says that he is better now
but is still rather weak. Roy is
looking rather thin. too. but with a
little time to rest and enjoy life
with the home folks he will scon be
When baby suffers with eczema or
some itching skin trouble, use Doan's
Ointment. A little of it goes a long
way and it is safe for children. COc
a box at all stores.
Read the Journal Ads It Pays
DR. H. G. LEOPOLD
fpnr'ml Attention to DUraiu f Womn
ACUTE DISEASES TREATED
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted
Night Calls Answered After Houri
and Sundays by Appointment.
8:33 a. m. to 12:00 1:30 d. m. to 5:31
rt. nioek PlattsmoutL. Neb
A few good usee lords for sale
T. H. Pollock, Garage.
OF II SEATS
in Kansas, McCormick
in Delaware Over
sentative Gillette of Massachusetts.
Former Speaker Cannon of Illinois,
was re-elected to what will be his
22d terra in congress, a record of
service interrupted by only two de
feats. Socialist Member Beaten.
Meyer London, the only socialist
in the house of representatives, was
defeated by Henry M. Goldfogle, a
democrat running with republican
support, but the socialists retained
representation by electing Victor
Berger from Wisconsin, a former
member of the house, now under in
dictment under charges of violating
the espionage law. Other socialist
candidates were defeated, among
them Morri3 Hillquit, candidate for
mayor of New York a year ago.
The only complete governorship
returns at hand at midnight showed
the republican tickets elected in
Pennsylvania and Connecticut and
Governor Whitman of New York
coming down 'State with a heavy
plurality which promised to wipe
out the advantage of Alfred E.
Smith, the democratic candidate, in
Greater New York.
Democrats Claim Success.
Washington, Nov. 5. Increased
democratic majorities in both sen
ate and house were claimed late to
night by Homer S. Cummings, act
ing chairman of the democratic na
"The returns thus far received,"
said Mr. Cummings, "indicate that
the country has given the president
a splendid endorsement. The senate
and house are both democratic by
increased majorities. " Smith has
been elected governor of New York
by a very large plurality, probably
DIED OF DOUBLE PNEUMONIA.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Last evening at about five o'clock,
Aubra Leutroll, who has been pick
ing corn for Elmer Davis, and who
was taken with the Spanish Influ
enza, some time since and which ran
into the pneumonia, passed away at
the home of his friend Earl Fields of
Murray. They had both been
friends at Mountain Grove, Mo., and
hud come to Nebraska to pick corn,
the wages being better than at the
home town. Mr. Leutroll, had left
his wife and their three children, at
their Missouri home, coming to make
pome money for the caring of the
family over winter. The remains
were shipped to the home In the
south last night by the kindhearted
people of Murray, who with a gen
erosity, characteristic of them, cared
for the unforutnate man rendering
all care and assistance possible.
MARRIED BY THE JUDGE.
From Wednesday's Daily.
Yesterday occurred a very nice
wedding at the office of the county
Judge when the lives of Mr. Charles
Buffington and Miss Alice Kearnes
horn in this city and has lived here
the most of her life, having a large
circle of friends who extend con
gratulations and felicitations, on
account of the marriage. The groom
Mr. Charles Buffington's home is at
Lykens. Fa., and he is situated at
Camp Funston at this time, where
he is a member of the United States
EIGHT SICK IN ONE HOUSEHOLD.
From Wednesday's Daily.
At the home of W. II. Baughman,
there are eight sick with the Flu,
and one to nurse them. Mrs. Baugh
man and three -children and Mrs.
Cline and three children, while Mr.
Earl Cline is nursing them all or
rather waiting on them as best he
could. This" makes the cares pretty
heavy whether it be a person train
ed to it or not.
Protect the Children.
Children are as likely to get the
grip and influenza as grown-ups.
Foley's Honey and Tar gives quick
relief from all kinds of coughs,
colds, croup and whooping cough;
covers raw, inflamed surfaces with
a healing, soothing coating; clears
air passages, checks
Contains no j
opiates. Sold everywhere.
MRS. JAMES M. FARRAR DIES.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Word was received by H. H.
Kuhney, last evening telling of the
death of Mrs. James M. Farrar, of
Omaha of double pneumonia, as a
result of a case of the Spanish In
fluenza. Mrs. Farrar's husband, is
a brother of Mrs. Harry Kuhney.
Mrs. Kuhney and daughter Mrs. Roy
Mayfield departed this morning for
Omaha to attend the funeral which
occurs this afternoon. Mrs. Farrar
was sick but a short time and had
pneumonia in both lungs.
DEPART FOR A CAM-
PAIGN OF WORK
From Wednesday's Dally.
S. L. Cotner departed this after-
noon for Lincoln taking with him
five men from this places they be-
ing j. a. ueiciiei, . r.,. oiaiiiuii. vm.
Smith, G. II. Closson, and C. II.
Frans, and will be Joined by some
twenty-four others who will consti-
tute a crew of thirty men, who will
have the lines west for their held
of operation, and will go to Hastings
first, and where the necessities of
the case demands it do work in the
line of car work. Mr. Cotner is a
capable man and the Burlington
have made a good selection in plac- j the seventeenth regiment and I be
ing the crew of workers under his ng in the fourth. Several days
MADE FROM GRAINS OF CORN.
From Wednesday's Dally
We notice that in the window of
"The Toggery", the store which is
owned by Fred Busch, is a very in
teresting flag which has been made
entirely of grains of corn. The flag
is about 5x3 feet and is made of
the three colors of corn, the red and
white alternating in the stripes and
blue corn for the field on which are
arranged the white stars. The flag
must have 'taken a great amount of
work and quite a little ingenuity.
Mrs. Fred Spangler made it and
it is now on display so that all may
WHAT IS THE NEWS?
"Do you know that an editor or
a reporter tor a newspaper can in
his rounds stop and ask a hundred
persons "What is the news?" and
ninety out of the hundred will re-
ply, "Nothing special." And yet
fifty out of that number knew some-
thing that if not found in the next
paper will astonish them greatly
and disapoint them more, and per
haps make them madder than hor
nets. Don't be afraid to let the
newspaper man know It."
E. S. SETZ RETURNS HOME.
From Wednesday's Dally.
On the late Burlington train last
evening Eugene S. Stz who has been
in the west for some time, looking
over the country with a view-of lo-
eating there, returned home. While
in the west Mr. Setz found an ele-
gant country, and one which ap-
pealed to him. He will ask for a
transfer to one of the western divi
sions, and will endeavor to take a
homestead as well as work there.
In his departure for the west his
many friends here will wish him
WAS FINED $100 AND COSTS.
From Monday's Daily.
Yesterday Clarence Mason and
James Deal were arrested Just this
side of Mynard, after they had
alighted from a Missouri Pacific
train Dy fcnenir yuinion anu um-
cer G. H. Manners, having in their
care two vanses or wnisKey, wnicn
they were bringing from Kansas
City. They were kept in Jail until
this morning when they were ar-
raigned before county Judge A. J.
Beeson, who imposed a fine of one
hundred dollars and costs, giving
them liberty to go and raise the
amount -of the fine.
1 red sow and three pigs and one
that weighs about 75 pounds. Stray
ed from my home. U. L. Barnard,
Full of Cold: Had the Grip.
Many will be pleased to read how I
i,ewis wewman, 506 Northrand St.,
Charleston, W. Va., was restored to
health. He writes: "I was down I
sick ana nothing would do me any I
good. I was full of cold. Had the
grip until I got two 50c bottles of
Foley's Honey and Tar. It is the
best remedy for grip and colds I
ever used. Sold everywhere.
Messrs. O. A. Moore and A. W.
Cloidt and wives departed this af
ternoon for Omaha where they: will
A. A. A . . - I
anena some oi tne shows which are
in operation there, although they
are closed here. I
x ranK nne was looking after
some business in Omaha for the
afternoon going to that place on the I
lone fifty-eight train.
ML ULI ILfl
STILL AT THE HOSPITAL, WILL
BE SOME TIME BEFORE HE IS
WELL, BUT BETTER.
From Wednesday's Dally.
The following letter comes to us
by the party to whom it is written
and as Mr. Vallery has many friends
nere wno are greatly interested in
I nis welfare we are publishing this
letter that all may know his condi-
I tion. Mr. Joseph B. Sedlak who
Is at the lakes, and a friend of Mr
Vallery's writes as follows:
j Dear Sir:
Am writing you a few lines in
connection with Albert Vallery, a
piattsmouth bov who is sick here
j wjtn the Influenza.
t met him at the Soldiers and
Sailors club in Chicago, while we
I were on liberty and after being to-
gether for the afternoon and part
Gf the evening we made the trip
back to the Great Lakes together.
I There we separated as he was in
I later I went over to see him asrain
and learned that he was very sick
with the "flu" (his epidemic being
very severe here at that time. They
refused to let me see him then and
later I learned he was transferred
to the main hospital.
Today was my first opportunity to
look him up so after a great deal of
trouble, I managed to locate him.
Although he is in no condition to
write or has not been for quite a
while he is improving, and as
entered he recognized me and we
shook hands. Then he fell asleep
so I didn't bother him any longer.
The head nurse kindly requested
me to write a letter to his parents
as he would -gladly write, but he
won't be able to for some time. Not
knowing his parents address I am
asking you for information and if
possible, to get them in touch with
U1C- 4 uum 6"uj mem
ho whe is from time to time. He
also received a box of cakes from
his brother in Montana, for which
he sends many thanks. Hoping this
reaches you ana please give u your
kind attention, I remain.
JOS. B. SEDLAK.
NOTICE OF REFEREE'S SALE.
Notice is hereby given that pur
suant to an order of sale issued to
me by the District Court of Cass
County, Nebraska, on the 4th day
of November 191S, in an action
pending in said court in which
Carey L. Stotler, was plaintiff and
Loren B. Stotler, Sarah Irey, Eden
Irey, George Stotler, Nettie Stotler,
waiter Stotler, Ella Wayant, Clar-
ence Wayant. "Mabel Speakman.
Harry Speakman, Mary Pope, Joseph
Pope, David Stotler. If living, if de
ceased, his unknown heirs, devisees,
legatees, personal representatives
and all other persons interested in
his estate; J. F. Clugey, as admin
istrator of the estate of William
Stotler. deceased, are defendants. I
will on the 9th day of December
1918, at one o'clock in the afternoon
of said day at the South front door
of the Court House in Piattsmouth,
Cass County, Nebraska, offer for sale
at public vendue to the highest bid-
der tne following described real
estate situated in Cass County, State
of Nebraska, to wit:
The East thirtv-five (35) acres of
the Northeast Quarter of the South
-ast Quarter of Section nineteen (19 V
Townshin ten (10) Ranee fourteen
(14) East 6th P. M. Cass County,
The terms of said sale being Five
Hundred ($500) Dollars on the day
of eale, and the balance of the pur
chase price on the day said sale is
confirmed by the District Court of
Cass County, Nebraska.
Said sale will remain open for one
CHARLES E. MARTIN,
C. A. RAWLS, Referee.
Smith Hide Co., Market Square,
St. Joseph, Mo., are paying 19c lb.
for No. 1, salt cured hides. Horse
hides $5.00 to $7.00 each. Write
for free shipping" tgs and fur
How a Salesman Suffered.
R. J. Porter, Sterling, Co:., writes:
"I suffered with a painful, weak
back. . As a traveling salesman I
had to stoop frequently to pick up
my grips, and the pain when I
straightened up was awful. I was
induced to try Foley Kidney Pills
Relief was immediate. Say, they
are great." Prompt and tonic. Sold
Ton Know you will find a com-
plete line of flags at the Journal of-
flee. We have Inst received h new
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T Tn r tVT T assures you va'ue or every cent invested - this
i-J-vJ-Vli. W Cell is not a mere statement, it is a fact. It wears so long,
because it fits so well, and above all, you are assured of comfort.
Why don't you begin today to get "all the underwear comfort in the world"
as will surely be your good fortune in one of these suits? We can suit you in
size, weight, style and comfort. And another point is certain you can't buy
better underwear for the reason it is not made.
Yours for full value,
H. M. SOENNICHSEN,
See Our Window Display.
Marshal Foch To Give Conditions of Armistice; Germans
Informed They Can Have Peace on Terms Enun
ciated by Wilson; Von Winterfeldt to Con
Amsterdam, Nov. 5. Germania of
Berlin says that General von Winter
feldt, former German military at
tache at Paris, will conduct the
armistice negotiations for Germany
on the western front.
Foch has been authorized by the
United States and by the allies to
receive representatives of the Ger
man government and to communi
cate to them the terms of an armis
The German government is so in
formed in a note handed to the
Swiss minister here today by Sec
The note announces that the al
lied governments have declared
their willingness to make peace with
the German government on the terms
laid down in President Wilson's ad
dress to congress last January and
on the principles of settlement
enunciated in his subsequent ad
Reserve Freedom Of Action.
The allies reserve to themselves.
however, complete freedom of action
when they enter the peace confer
ence on the subject of the freedom
of the seas.
It was further stated with refer
ence to restoration cf invaded terri
tories that the allied governments
understand that compensation wil
be made by Germany, for all damage !F
to the civilian population of theja
allies and their property as the re-j
suit of the aggression of Germany
by land, by sea and from the air."
The note now is on the cables.
In 24 hours it should be in the
hands of the Germans; in 48 hours
the world may know whether an im
mediate end of the war is at hand.
Publication of the details of the
armistice terms still is withheld.
They may not be made known until
the Germans have accepted or re
jected them, as was the course fol
lowed by the allies. in dealing with
Bulgaria, Turkey and Austria. Only
the details are in doubt, however,
and no one questions that accept
ance means abject surrender.
Text of Lansing's Note.
The text of Secretary Lansing's
"In my note of October 23, 1918,
I advised you that tne president
had transmitted his correspondence
with the German authorities to the
governments with which the . gov
ernment of the United States is asstr
elated as a belligerent, with the
suggestion that, if these govern
ments were disposed to accept peace
upon the terms, and principles indi
cated, their military advisers and
the military advisers of the United
States be asked to submit to the gov
ernments associated against Germany
as long as you have to pay more anyway for
Underwear that is scant in proportion, inferior of
material, and indifferent as to workmanship?
the necessary terms of such an
armistice as would fully protect the
interests of the peoples involved and
insure to the associated govern
ments Iho unrestricted power to
safeguard and enforce the details of
' the peace to which the
government had agreed,
: they deem such an armistice possi-
I ble from the military point of view.
"The president is now in receipt
of a memorandum of observations
by the allied governments on this
correspondence, which is as follows:
Willing to Make Jeace.
"The allied governments have
given careful consideration to the
correspondence which has passed
between the president of the United
States and the German government.
Subject to the qualifications which
follow, they declare their willing
ness to make peace with the gov
ernment of Germany on the terms
of peace laid down in the president's
address to congress of January, 1918,
insists that his men bs well
clothed. More especially for the
stimulating effect it has upon the
If gcod clothes help to make an
army more effective, what about
the men in the civil ranks.
Good clothes, not extravagant
clothes, induce self respect and
command respect of others. Our
St yleplus Clothes
lach ade th? same price the nation over
are medium in price bat high in quality, At the present
time we have a good sfock of all wool materials in this
well known make, which are far superior to anything we
can possibly buy for future at these prices. A suit or
overcoat -at this price is a good investment just now.
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and the principles of settlement
enunciated in his subsequent ad
dresses. They must point out, however,
that clause two, relating to what is
usually described as the freedom of
the seas, is open to various inter
pretations, some of which they
could not accept. They must, there
fore, reserve to themselves com
plete freedom on this subject when
they enter the peace conference.
"Further, in the conditions of
peace laid down in his address to
congress of January S, 1918, the
president declared that invaded ter
ritories must be restored as well as
evacuated and freed. The allied goT
ernments feel that no doubt ought
to be allowed to exist as to what
this provision implies. By it they
understand that compensation will
be made by Germany for all dam
age done to the civilian population
of the allies and their property by
the aggression of Germany by land,
by sea and from the air.'
"I am instructed by the president
to say -'that he is in agreement with
the interpretation set forth in the
last paragraph of the memorandum
to notify the German government
that Marshal Foch has been author
ized by the government of the Vnitod
States and the allied governments
to receive properly accredited rep
resentatives of the German govern
ment and to communicate to them
the terms of an armistice.
"Accept, sir, the renewed assur
ances of my highest consideration.
G. G. Mayfield of Louisville was
a visitor in this city this morning
coming to look after some business.
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