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The Plattsmouth Journal
DAILY AM) AVEKKLY.
C. W. SHERMAN, Editor.
TEK.M3 VOll DAILY.
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Entered at tlie postotlice at I'lattsmouth, N'e
braska, as second class matter.
Official County Paper.
: tVKSTKKN fEKS 1'LEASK COPY
; Uu the 2olh day of October, 1S93
; IIou. Thoaias li. iieed of Maine ad
; dressed the republican club of Mas
: sachusetts, at a dinner given at
: Music hall at Uoston. The Boston -:
Herald of October 2tJ (the next day) :
: gives a report of the speech, to- :
: gether with the applause which
: greeted the speech. The following
: extract from the speech, as reported :
: in the Herald, is of interest to the
: "And let me tell you right here
: that there is no state so deeply in- :
: terested as the state of Massachu- :
'. setts. Applause. It it were not
: for its condition 1 should say: .Let
: these men try it. Let us have a :
: lesson of free trade burned into the
quick, and then let us have peace.
I Applause. Hut when Massachu- :
j setts sits around to mourn her des- :
: troyed factories, her ruined indus- :
: ties, her ruined machine shops, she I
: sits around to mourn for eternity;
: for if they are once destroyed the
omnivorous west will do the manu- ;
: facturing for the country. TAp- :
; plause. You have the start; you ;
; have the power; you have the :
prestige. You can keep it. or you :
. can throw it away, and the only way i
: in which you can keep it is by mak- :
: ing the voice of the majority of your
: people to be heard, and to be heard j
! across the country." Applause. i
JENKINS AND DEMOCRACY,
St. Louis Republic.
The report of the congressional com
mittee on the rulings of Judge Jenkins
in the Northern Pacific cases is prac
tically a reaffirmation of the charges
made by the Republic the day after the
decision was publiebed. The commit
tee's arraignment of the federal court
is not only merciless, but exhaustive
in its analysis. Its substance, how
ever, is clearly and briefly stated in
the charge that the action was "with
out the authority either of reason or
law." We are glad to see in the report
the substance and almost the language
o the opinion expressed by the Repub
lic when Judge Jenkins attempted to
usurp the power of forcing American
citizens not charged witli crime into
The committee does not recommeud
impeachment. A conviction would be
iniK33ible,biit a presentment and trial
would not be out of place if there was
any basis for the charge of corrupt in
tent. So far as the committee's inves
tigations have gone no such basis has
been found, but the report dwells with
proper emphasis upon the fact that our
federal statutes are uot adequate to the
work of clearly defining and properly
limiting the jurisdiction and powers of
the federal courts. So clearly has this
fact been recognized, not only by those
wh' have resisted the aggressions of
such courts, but by the federal judges
themselves, that the last few years have
witnessed the most extraordinary as
sumption and exercise of power by
such courts, infringing alike the liber
ties of the citizen and the rights and
dignities of the states in their sovereign
The Republic has been active in re
sisting all such aggressions, and it
takes pleasure out of the fact that the
committee has so clearly seen and so
forcibly expressed the imperfections of
present laws and the necessity of a re
vision of the federal statutes which will
more accurately determine the extent
of the judicial powers of the United
States government. In no other of the
co ordinate branches is it so possible
for usurpation and oppression to insidi
ously attack and practically destroy
the liberties of the people and the
rights of the states as in the judiciary.
Such encroachments have been many
within the past ten years, and the Mil
waukee case has not been without its
great public uses if it results in action
by congress, which will put a stop to
The present danger is that if the re
publicau party is restored to the legis
lative control of the government it will
put a termination to the effort
to curb judicial oppression. It
is not h party which regards the
lights of states or citizens as be
ing paramount to a centralized gov
ernment. The aggressions and op
pressions of the federal courts have
grown up under its successive adminis
trations. It has elevated David J.
J.rewer to the federal supreme bench
as a reward of a line of decisious simi
lar to that of Judge Jenkins at Mil
waukee. Congressman Stone of Penn
sylvania, the republicau member of
the congressional committee which j
has just reported in the Jenkins
case, stood out for a whitewash
ing report, and when this was
found to be impossible, prepared a in in
ority report dissenting from t'je con
elusions of the democratic majority
It is safe to conclude that his party in
the house will justify bin in the effort
to defeat tke ends of justice, and that
it will cant practically its solid vote in
that body against the condemnation of
a judge who has, on the face of the ad
mitted facts in the case, violated every
principle of equity and fairness, as well
as the plain letter of the law on an ex
parte hearing, and practically at the
command of interests with which he
has been shown to have a close per
sonal, though not a financial, connec
tion. It is the greatest mission of the
democratic party to maintain and de
fend the rights of the states ami the
citizens thereof aeaiust the encroach
ments of a centralized government. It
has done a part of its duty in defeating
the Harrison force bill and repealing
the federal election law. Rut its work
can never cease as long as political
parties representing federalism, whig
gery or i epublicaniMii, and asserting
the doctrine of centralization, have an
existence in this country. Democrats
may divide im questions relating to or
growing out of the financial or fiscal
administration of the government, but
on the overshadowing democratic prin
ciple of inviolability of the rights of
states and people the party is and must
always remain united. If the demo
cratic party shall ever divide on a
question affectiug the personal liberties
of thecitizen or the rights of the states
to local self-government, its work in
American politics will be ended.
Thk Italian government has posted
an ollicial notice throughout the king
dom reciting the scarcity of employ
ment and numbers of men out of work
n this country and warning intending
emigrants to avoid the United States.
This action on the part of KiDg Hum
bert's ministers, whatever their motive,
which is not one of pure disinterest, is
eminently sensible and will receive the
unqualified indorsement of all right-
micded people on this side of the
water. Albeit conditions in the United
States are far from being as bad as
they are in Italy.
It is shown by reliable statistics that
only ten of the 700-odd men who com
pose Randall's "army" are populists
and that a ballot taken on any partisan
measure with them would secure a big
republican plurality. Which beingthe
case, a sort of fellow feeling should
oblige the republican newspapers,
which have been unanimously and
vehemently denouncing the members
of the "amy" as wild-eyed populist
cranks, to either change their tone or
'Inn republican minority in the
United States senate repiesent avast
majority of the American people above
Mason and Dixon's line. New ork
Which is not true. Of thirty-eight
republicans in the senate twenty are
sent by eleven solid republican states.
which have a total population of 5,'tKi,-
0". The two democratic senators from
New York alone represent a constitu
ency of ,C0,8-12.
riiKKK is a republican chorus to the
effect that as congress is sure to pass a
tariff bill of some sort, the sooner it is
done the better. As aii admission that
the 6ooner the McKinley law is re
pealed the better for the country, it
brings the republicans up to where the
democrats have been for over three
Thk senate committee on finance has
completed its third revision of the Wil
son tariff bill. Well, in the language
of the streets, let it go at that. The
bill has been revised just three times
too often, and the people are getting
impatient and may take it into their
heads to revise the senate.
lite Louisville ItrlUge C'ttae. !
The Louisville Courier-Journal Bays:
Commissioners J)uitou. Haves and
Young were in town Thursday looking
atter, as Mr. Hayes remarked to u
leporter, "that infernal Platte river
bridge." They say they made a care
ful investigation and found no repairs
needed. The facts iu the case are
that we are always going to have war
to get the commissioners to see where
the bridge needs repairs. They don't
want to see it, especially Dutton and
our friend Hayes. We doubt if they
would see a hole in the floor if it w ere
large enough to fall through. They
are like the tramp who looks for work,
and prays to (iod all the while that he
may not find it. The fact iu the case
is that the bridge is in an unsaf e con
dition. The floor when put down was
of a very inferior quality and the con
stant travel has worn many holes
through it aud it must be repaired.
Tltrt is no use in the pommissiniiers
of ('ass county thinking for a moment
mat mey are going ro run any sandy
on us fellows up here and claim the
bridcedoes not need renair. and that
badly and at once. It is simply a
niprM (if unito wnrt :it tlia Ii1inrir-Ptl4
of people who cross it daily will testify
as to its condition winch is as set fortli
in our petition. The fact that they
have filed notice of an appeal from
Judge Chapman's decision does not
unpulc uhII fur nnr rnmm issimiprs'
judgment in taking care of t he peo
ple s money, in laci n is h useless
expenditure and will onlv help to pile
up costs on the county. Whv not sub
mit like men to a just decision and
stoo this extra expense. The money
fooled away would go far toward
Duttincr a new floor on the bridcre
which is badly needed.
Messrs. Dutton and Hayes were in
terviewed bv a reporter thismornini
and stated that the Platte river bridge
is just now in no need of repairs, that
it is in a passable condition, and that
the decision saddlintr the precinct
bridge or the county is very unpopular
throughout the county outside o
Louisville precinct. It is just pos
sible that the people of Louisville
precinct will have to look alter the
own property, and make and pay for
what improvements they want.
4'ltHiiges In a Local Wliolexalo House.
It is with some regret that Thk
Joi knal is called upon to chronicle
the fact that Plattsmouth is soon to
lose one of its mast progressive and
most successful business men in the
person of Mr. Sam Gutmann, who for
the past two years has opeiated a
wholesale and retail liquor house in
this city. His departure is due to the
fact that be has arranged for the opeu-
ng of a wholesale liquor house iu
Cincinnati, Ohio, and he expects to
leave for his new lield of lalors within
the next week. Mr. Gutmann has
found, however, that his local busi
ness lias been a paying investment
and in view of that fact he will cou
inue to retain his interests in this
city, and to iusure that the business
will be well cared for he has intrusted
its management to our townsman.
Will'am Neville, who is to be in full
harge of both the wholesale and re
tail departments of the establishment
Mr. Theo. -rvdler, who has served as
traveling salesman for Mr. Gutmann,
will act in the same capacity, while
Maurice O'Rourk will continue to
otliciate behind the bar. Mr. Gut
maim will also make an occasional
rip into this western country in the
ntei est of his local house.
Witti Mr. Gutmann in the east to
uperinteml the buy ing, the statement
is made with no small degree of a3sur-
nce, that the local house will contin
ally be stocked witli the best wines,
rhiskies aud liquors to be found in the
market. The local agency for the cele
brated Pabst Brewing Co., w ill also be
Mr. Neville is a whole-souled com
panionable gentleman, and under his
anagement The Journal does not
oubt but that the house will win new
friends and contiuue to do a profitable
I NION ITEMS.
The republicans assured the country
in 1SSS that a surplus was better than
a deficit. The democrats now agree
with them. One by one the great is
sues of the past are being removed
A I selesa Waste.
Smoking a 20 cent cigar,
I walked along the street.
A girl I knew stepped from a car.
I saw that we must meet.
And may be talk. What could I dot
How wild It makes me now !
Away tbat choicest weed I threw.
An then she didn't bow.
Tell your friends in the east that on
May Sth and 29th the Rurlington route
will sell round-trip tickets at the one
way rate to points in Nebraska, Kan
sas, eastern Colorado, southwestern
South Dakota and northern Wyoming.
Tickets are good for twenty days, al
low stop-overs and will be on sale at
all stations east of the Missouri river.
J. Fkancis, (i. P. & T. Agent, Rur
lington Route, Omaha, Neb.
From the Ledger.
Rev. L. Jean, of Plattsmouth, is the
new pastor of the M. E. church at
Union, Rock RlufTs, Lewiston and
Wymore, taking the place of Rev.
Hawes whose continued illness renders
t impossible for him to attend to the
Mark White came in from Ragle
Wednesday carrying a jaw which re
sembled an inflated beef bladder, and
he was hunting relief from an aching
molar. Dr. Thomas applied muscle
and forceps, and Mark returned home
feeling as happy as a lark.
Plattsmouth is securing her share of
political plums. She furnished a U.
S. marshal, Matt Gering has been ap
pointed assistant IT. S. district attor
ney, and Wednesday our friend Kelly
Fox was appointed postmaster. The
Ledger sends a hearty shake to Mr.
Pox on account of his good fortune,
and the city is to be congratulated
upon of his appointment.
Last Monday afternoon during the
light storm which visited this vicinity
Will Dow had some experience which
he would not wish to undergo again.
He was in his field south of here cut
ting stalks with a four-horse stalk
cutter, when a flash of lightening
stopped operations very suddenly by
striking the horses, knocking them all
down and instantly killing two of
them, the other two being stunned
only for a short time. The neck-yoke
between the two teams was split into
The Pot is Still
No let up on the rush for $15 Men's
Suits at $7.50. It's a strain on
WESCOTT and makes him a little
round shouldered, but he is still
wrapping them up over 200 Suits
have been sold and delivered.
GREAT ATTRACTION IN
Have you seen them? Most everything
in Furnishing Goods is fresh and
new at WESCOTT'S and sold at
Rock-Bottom figures and no Mon
several pieces, aud it is almost a
miracle that Mr. Dow and two of the
horses escaped instant death.
lK.triai' CaiHitit l- 4 urnl
By local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion ol the ear.
There is only one way to cure deaf ness.
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness Is cai.sed bv an inllamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the
eustachian lube. When this tube
gets inlUmed you have a rumbling
sound or imp Meet hearing, and when
it is euth'i-lv closed deatiu ss is the
result, and unless the intlainmatioH
can be taken out and this t:de restoi ed
to its normal condition, hearing will
be destroyed forever; nine cases out
of ten are caused bv catarrh, which is
nothing but an inllamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
We will give one bundled dollars
for any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's
Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars.
F. J. CHKNEV & CO., Toledo, ().
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