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The Weekly Journal
C. W. SHERMAN, Editor.
ISSUED EVERY THURSDAY
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Rates made known on application.
Entered at the postoffice at Plattsmouth, Ne
traska, as second class matter.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 1S95.
Democratic State Ticket.
For Supreme Justice,
C. J. PHELPS, of Colfax County.
For Regents of State University,
T. W. BLACKBURN, of Holt County.
ROBERT KITTLE, of Dodge County.
The democratic judicial convention
of the second judicial district, for the
purpose of nominating a candidate for
judge of the district court, will be held
at the court house, in Nebraska City,
on Thursday, October 3d, 1895, at 1:30
o'clock p. m. The countiesconiprising
said district are composed of Otoe and
Cass and are entitled to nineteen (19)
F. 1. Ireland, Chairman.
C. M. IIubner, Secretary.
Under the influence of rising prices
labor and industry gain David Hume
Wm. Wheeler is still the fav0rite
who is talked of for sheriff on the dem
ocratic side. The republicans will
vainly endeavor to match him.
It is now said if the United States
does not annex Hawai that England
will. Republican Exchange. Not till
Uucle Sam gives permission.
Tom Williams can attribute his de
feat to the fact that the Eight Mile
Grove delegation was not nominated
He could not use the delegation to
John Connalia of the vicinity of
Murdock is said to be rustling for sup-
port in the western part of the county
for sheriff and John is a rustler and J
no mistake. I
Just nominate a man for office if
you want to hear all manner of evil of
him. Some of the republican candi-
dates are catching it already and
from members of their own party, too.
The farmers up the Platte valley
are glorifying over the big crops of
sugar beets they are raising. As the
state has guaranteed the price (at 55 a
ton) they have no fear of a glutted
When Mr. Bryan was nominated
for congress at thirty, republicans said
he was too young. Now that they
have nominated a ticket of "kid3"
they cannot appreciate that sort of an
In another column we print a com-
munication from W. C. Showalter,
district clerk of Cass county for so
many years which will be of interest
to his manv old friends in Plattsmouth
Jacob Tritsch who served the
rnnntv sn hnnPtlv and sn wpII as corn-
missioner, is still talked of as an avail-
able democratic candidate for treas
urer, notwithstanding his denial that
he a seeker for the nomination.
Senator Wm. M. Stewart has
begun the publication of a very hand
some weekly paper at Washington, I).
C, called the Silver Knight, which is
devoted to the silver cause, and is very
ably edited. Its price is SI. 00 per
Wise nominations and a well-fought
campaign is all that is necessary for
the democrats to win on the county
ticket this fall. Men of known char-
acter, worth and experience are the re-
Let the work be-
As a party of loyalty the republican
party is a mere reminiscence. As the
party of a protective tariff it deserves
to be buried. As a straddler of the
money question It was and is so coward
ly that it deserves only the contempt
of honest, patriotic American citizens.
The republicans nomfinated their
ticket at Nehawka with great glee, but
since then great gobs of doubt have
come up into their throats as to. their
ability to elect it. The advice of the
old beads was rejected and , now they
are wondering what they are going to
do with their victory.
WHY OATS AUK C1IKAF.
Our good neighbor or the .News
seems to be considerably worked up
over the simple statement made by
Tiik Journal, respecting the price of
oats, and rushes into a labored defense
of the policy of Cleveland's administra-
tion in order to prove that it is the
4 plentinesa of oats and not the scarcity
of money that makes oats cheap, and
with fervid eloquence he declares that
"it is just such addle-pated teaching
that creates the social unrest which
makes a footing for the auarchists and
enemies of society." To be" sure! One I
cannot allude to a patent fact without
being accused of sowing seeds of an-
archism. Out on such arrant dem-
agogy. It strikes us that a
cause which can only be de-
fended by a resort to such asser-
tious is irf a laJ way. Every body
knows that no extra good crop of oats
was raised this year to make the cereal
so cheap, while last vear there was a
failure of oats, as well as com, all over
the northern states to make oats dear,
If our neighbor will halt in his career I
of denunciation of anarchists long
enough to clean his Linger nails, he
will reccollect that in 1S93 the purchas-
tug clause of the Sherman act, which
provided for the increase of the cur-
rency some $2,000,000 a month, was
reoealed. and that since then (except
ha arnoii u.r.,,t if .rrJH Mint ininiiu
the oulv source from which the cur-
rencv could be repealed which wears
out or is melted up or is shipped abroad
was the increase in national bank cir-
nniotin anri Mint . im nnt aii pn ii :i t el v I
increased. On the other hand the
treasury reports show that there has
been an actual decrease in circulation.
""UUM""B ' '
standing the natural increase in popu
lation, and business would require an
increase of some $50,000,000 a year in
the United States. And still our
neighbor would make himself believe
that Mr. Cleveland's policy of decreas-
ine the circulation is all right and has
price of oats and evervthing else ex-
rnr. amhln farm lands, of which the
supply is exhausted. Scarce as the
Prnrw wr t vPar if mnnev had not
also been scarce it is fair to assert that
oats would have gone up to 50 cents
and corn to 75 cents or higher, but the
scarcitv of inonev kept prices down,
tw ar1 dnin rn,!itv. wittmatsk. ti i....D n.,.iti.
at cents and December corn almost
as iow, it does not require au anarchist
J J o j -
to Ggure out that the farmer has a poor
chance of getting out of debt or even
with the world; nor to calculate that
pr03perity cannot come to the people
in general. Even a goldbug of the
pi0,.0iQrwi p.oi. iirnii .(..iuq ti. ora I
ought to be able to comprehend that,
With a decreasing money supply and
an increasing population is it reasona-
ble to look for any but the lowest
prices of farm products? Is not the
Orst fact the cause of the last? Will
our very generous neighbor explain
how it couIJ be oth(,rwi8e?
The late democratic convention
Union gave Judge iamsey the privi-
jege of naming the delegates from Cass
to the coming judicial convention, and
with not a single remnant of a regret
at such a course. At the republican
convention of Saturday a similar reso-
lution was pushed through in behalf of
Judge Chapman, but it was painfully
4 J -
evident to every on looker that the res-
plution was swallowed with a gulp, as
ll were a dose of bad tasting medi-
clue- 1U ,itL'" lure 13 BOCHl aumonty
for statin t,iat if 11 &d heen offered
at a later time ine resolution wouia not
nave gone turougn except alter a ngnt.
It a a f m r a
I f .- i. i A. . A. A. 1 . .I
liUt Jt went mrougn anu tne COnveu-
tion is "sponsible for it-so that both
men go out of Cass with the endorse-
ment of their party behind them. Now
let them be nominated and the best
light of the year will be on. We have j The penitentiary has done more to de
no doubt of the result. Judge Bamsey moralize the republican party and to
will win on a walk.
- m i
Hie present trouble with the treas-
j ury is that although greenbacks and
treasury notes of 1890 are redeemable
in gold or silver, the treasury has a
rule, whicn was adopted while Harri
son was president, to redeem green
backs only in gold. This rule gives the
gold speculators of New York a chance
to make a regular business of gather-
fg P"ck8 and then get them
redeemed" at the treasury in gold,
which they proceed to ship abroad for
exchaDge profit there is in the tran-
saction. Thus the treasury is drained
of its gold reserve.
It is doubtful if ever a single dollar
Kieenoacic was taKen to trHS treasury
. . .... i
for redemption with an honest purpose
view, uy reason ot the treasury
rule to redeem greenbacks in gold the
custom of raiding the treasury has
gone on since 1892, and eyen now there
is uaiK or another bond issue in
October because the treasurer lacks
the business tense to stop the raid by
paying out silver to the gold robbers.
Mr. Carlisle should be bored for the
WILL fiii't 1IOLT.
in a recent issue ot tne .Nebraska
City Press appeared a leading editorial
to the effect that the democrats of Cass
and Otoe are likely to "split" in the se
lection of a candidate for district
judge. The Press is either wilfully
mistaken as to the attitude of the Cass
county democracy, or it may be that,
for reasons best known to the well
known influences controlling its nian-
agemeut, the Press seeks to foment
discord among those opposed to its pet
candidate, whether democrats, repub
licans or independents
The Press attempts to convey the
idea that the Cass county democrats
may not participate in the judicial
convention, but "will keep away ami
will endeavor to have Judge llmisey
nominated by the pops and the Platts
mouth wing of the democracy .
The Press is certaiuly very ignorant
concerning the character of the Cass
county douociats. They have always
firmly stood by that good old .demo
cratic doctrine, the central and con
trolliinr idea of our republic "The
majority must rule."
Judge Ramsey, a pioneer democrat
of territorial days, supported ami en
dorsed by the united democrats of Cass,
wneiner paruzaus oi mc aumHiwua-
Hon or opposed to its policy, win neer
bolt nor consent for his friends to bolt
whoever mav receive the democratic
nomination for district judge
I m . i t . a. A 1 . :
me recorus ior inoie man umiy
years show th-U, when Otoe s most
distinguished citizen, secretary aior-
I. . 41...
ton was a canaiuaie ior omce Oil me
state or congressional ticket, cass
county democrats most loyally stood
by him although some may have dis
agreed with him on certain economic
questions, as The Journal does now
on the monetary question. The Press
had better select some other cue in its
effort to create discord among the
democrats of the two sister counties,
who have so loyally stood together 101
so many years in the effort to advance
I r. . ... -I iH lb . . I .
niKietier oi u. anowmier, ru-
lished in last Week's JoUUNAL, gives a
very accurate idea of the democratic
situation throughout the slate, ine
J masses of the democrats are for free
l.-mnuep while the oflice-holders (Jen.
tJL. H'Ck CAtriildi, am a j n unu mv
cuckoos who hope to get offices, are for
the administration and the gold stand
ard. The situation is not unlike that
of 1S.")9, when Huchanan tried to force
the democrats to accept the dictum of
lue ptoslavery propaganda against the
eeneral belief in the doctrines and
leadership of Mephen A. Douglas, but
all to no purpose in the northern
states. The bolters forget that the
essence of democracy is the will of the
majority, and instead take their prin
ciples from thedictum of the president.
In this case the president is put at the
top as the source of power, instead of
the people, whose servant he is
supposed to be.
" Hie Nebraska state penitentiary
has been the source of more scandal,
jobbery and corruption," says the
Omaha Bee, "than all the other state
I institutions combined. It was con-
ceived in iniquity and born in fraud
Its projectors absorbed 4U,UU0 acres oi
land and hundreds of thousands of
J dollars have been expended in the con
suructiou oi au aBSKSauuU ui wuwuu
tible buildings and fire-trap extensions.
j ai every stage irom me laying oi mo
I M. A. A 1 . f4ft AA1 II
i corner siouu lo io -t",ouo umi huubc,
I aV fj A. A. A. If Ant, A .1 C mm H V nnli r mm
iroui oioui to wosuci auuiiuui musur.
to Morgan, there has been a succession
of penitentiary scandals that have
smirched the reputations of state ofli
cers and debauched our legislatures
bring it into disrepute than all other
ageucies excepting alone the interfer
ence of railroad managers.
Tiie opinion is almost universal
among the democrats of thi3 city that
it would be good policy to nominate a
good democrat from the west end of
the county for the office of county
clerk. That portion of the. county
was almost ignored by the republicans
in their nominations, and as a result
the republicans of that part of the
county are very sore, and would vote
for any good west-end man the demo-
crats might put up
"It's a kid convention; the kids are
running this thing." said one of the
dele2ate3 while the republican conven
Uon was in session Saturday, and the
iong-beaded managers on the platform
ut on faces as long as a Hour barrel
and as solemn as a mule. They seemed
to gee defeat for the ticket sure
TheB.& M.will sell tickets to points
in Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado and
southern points Sept. 10th and 24th at
one fare for the round trip, plus $2.00.
For further information inquire at
ticket office. 1 W. L. Pickett, Agt.
TlHi I'ltICK OF OATH AOAIN.
The Nebraska City News is perfectly
satisfied, and thinks the farmers ought
to be, with the price of oats at 12
cents attributing it entirely to the
law of supply and demand. The
Journal, does not believe in a gold
standard, and does believe that the
exceedingly low price of oats is due to
the scarcity of money caused by the
gold standard. The Plattsmouth
News is also a gold standard advocate,
and also wants the farmers to be glad
that they can get V2 cents for their
oats. One thing is very patent: witn a
good crop farmers can never reason
ably expect to get much higher prices
than they can now for their oats if the
gold standard is fastened on the coun
try, because the supply of money will
not bo sutlieient to permit higher
The Journal calls attention to a
fact in history in this connection, the
particulars for which may be found in
the Encyclopedia Hritannica. When
the South American silver mines were
discovered the silver was taken to Eu
ropemuch of it to Englandand
coined into money, causing astonish
ing increase in the prictsof all comniod
ities and creating great prosperity in
trade, commerce and manufactures,
and would have increased the price of
laber very much had there not been a
law-limiting the price of labor to three
and four pence a day. (Jive the coui'try
free coinage now and a similar result
would follow as sure as the sun shines
anil apples grow. And nobody would
suffer from it, either.
TIIK 1IOMI SYNDICATK.
The press dispatches assure us that
the Rothschild- Morgan syndicate will
protect the United States treasury
until October 1. and the public is
promptly notified every time the syn
dicate deposits any gold to the credit
of the treasury. It requires no great
amount of patriotism to exchange golo
for greenbacks so long as the govern
ment stands ready to return the gold
on the presentation of greenbacks. If
other kinds of money are now at a par
ity with pold the Rothschild-Morgan
syndicate- is not out anything when it
makes its deposits with the government
and if cold is at a premium, so that it
costs them something to aid the gov
eminent, then what has become of the
boasted parity which it is costing the
government so much to maintain, ac
cording to the administration plan?
We may well ask the question, how
ever, "what will the treasury depart
ment do after October 1?" It has al
ready cfst $102,000,000 in bonds to
maintain the gold standard during two
years and a half of profound peace
how much more will it cost in t tie
years to ccne? How long will it be
necessary to employ patriotic cap
italists, at a high price, to protect the
treasury when the government could,
by exercising its right to choose the
coin of payment, end the drain upon
the gold reserve and protect the treas
ury from the financial sharks who first
excite fear and then allay it for a con
sideration? Omaha World-Herald.
The democratic party of Casscounty
is called to meet in delegate convention
in the city of Plattsmouth on Wednes
day, September 25, 1SJ5, at 1 o'clock p.
m., for the purpose of placing in nomi
nation candidates for the following of
fices: Clerk of the district court, county
treasurer, sheriff, county judge,
county clerk, superintendent of schools,
corouer, surveyor, and to transact such
other business as may come before it.
Delegates from the tirst commis
sioner district will also meet ami nom
inate a candidate for commissioner to
fill the unexpired term and delegates
from the third district will nominate a
candidate for commissioner for the full
Delegates to the convention selected
at the primaries held August 17, 1SJ5,
will take notice and attend.
Following is the apportionment:
Plattsmouth City, 1st
Rim wood . 5
South Rend 3
Second ward K
Third ward 8
Fourth ward 6
Fifth ward ... 3
Klght Mile Grove....
Mt. Pleasant 4
Uftck lUutVs, 1st dint. 3
Uock mutt's, 2d dist. 4
Weeping Water City
First ward 1
Second ward 1
Third ward 1
Salt Creek 5
Stove Creek 5
Central committeemen are requested
to send credentials to the secretary at
once for compilation.
In any precinct where no primaries
have been held the central committee
man is requested to call primaries AT
ONCE. II. I. Tkavis, Ch'n.
Ciias. Grimes, Sec'y.
It educed Kate to St. I.ouia via M. I'.
The M. P. will sell tickets to St.
Louis, on account of the exposition, at
rate of one and a third fare for round
trip.' Dates of sale Sept. 3, 5, 10, 12,
17, 19, U4, 2(J, Oct. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17,
with a limit of return to five days from
date of sale. '
C. F. Stouteniiououoii, Agt.
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A SILYKll 11 TKOKfc,
The following resolutions were
unanimously adopted at th demo
cratic state convention, held in Omaha
"We, the democrats of Nebraska, in
convention assembhd. reatbrin our
faith in those principles written in the
declaration of American independ
n.M uni umi.hasized bv .leffeisoii and
ence, ami emphasized lv -I tTei son and
Jackson, namely, that all men are
created equal; that, they are endowed
by their creator with certain unalien
able rights, among which are life,
liberty and the pursuit of happiness;
that governments are instituted
among men to secure these rights.
and that governments derive their
just powers from the consent of the
governed; and we demand that all of
the departments of the government,
egislative, executive and judicial.
shall be administrated in accordance
with these principles.
'WereaMinn the declarations made
y the last democratic state conven
tion helo in Nebraska on September
'We believe that the restoration of
the money of the constitution is now
the paramout issue before the county.
and insist that all put ties shall plainly
state their respective positions upon
this question, in order that the voters
may intelligently express their pre
ference; we, therefore, declare our
selves in favor of the immediate re
storation of th- free and iinlimiieu
coinage of gold ami silver at the
present legal ratio of 10 to 1, as such
coinage exislrd prior to 187.'), without
waiting for the aid or consent of any
other nation, such gold and silver
coin to be a full legal tender for all
debts, public and private.
"We send greeting to our demo
cratic brethren throughout the union.
who are making such a gallant light
for I he restoration of bimetallism and ;
congratulate them upon the progiess
"We depreciate and denounce as
un-American and subversive of the
principles of free government, any at
tempt to control the action or policy
of the political parties of this country
by secret cabals or organizations of
any character, and warn the people
against the danger to our institutions
thatlurks unUerany auch secielorgau
izatiou, whether based on religious, po
litical, or other differences oi opinion.
"Recognizing that the staliil;: of
our insiitutionsmust rest on the virtue
and intelligence of the people, we
stand, as in the past, in tavor ot the
tiee common school system of the
state, aud declare that the same must
be perpetuated and receive liberal
financial support, and that the man
agement and control of said school
system should be non-sectarian and
The democracy of Nebraska ap
proves ami commends the declarations
of I'resideut Cleveland in the past in
condemning the pernicious activity of
incumbents of federal oliices under
the government, in attempting to con
trol the policy and nominations of
their parties, and we hereby recom
mend the renewal of the pollcv of the
lirst administration in that regard.
"We atlirm the uncompromising op
position of Undemocratic party to the
fostering aid ly the government,
either national or state, of chartered
monopolies, and declare it as the rec
ognized policy of the partv from the
days of Jefferson and Jackson to
watch with the utmost jealousy the
encroachments of corporate power,
and we are in favor of such legislation
as will insure a reasonable control by
the state of corporations deriving
their power and privileges from thp
state, and espec'allv the rpgulation of
rates for transportation bv thp rail
roads of the state."
ltotlnR Ilia Tline to Music.
W. A. Derrick, who formerly resided
in Omaha and was well known In both
cities for his musical ability, is now in
Chicago. He has given up all other
business, and is devoting himself to
music as a profession, lie has re
cently been engaged as basso with the
Sherwood Concert company. With
W. II. Sherwood, the eminent piauist.
at its head, this company will travel
through the south for several mont hs,
beginning about January 1. Omaha
Mr. Derrick is the former well
known resident of this city, and is a
printer by trade, being foreman of the
Herald composing rooms several years
ago. His many friends here will be
pleased to learn of his rapid advance
ment in vocal music.
English Spavin Liniment removes all Hard,
Soft or Calloused Lumps and IMtmlshes from
horses. Wood spavin". Curhs. Splints. Sweeney,
Iting bone. Stifles. Sprains, all swollen Throat.
CoiiKhs, etc. Save fr0 by use of one bottle.
Warranted tho most wonderful Hlemlsh Cure
ever known. Sold by F. G. Fricke fc Co., drug
gists. Plattsmouth. 37 K
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Magnet Chemical Co.
Dear Sirs: The goods which we
bought through your salesman are
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pecially sells good and gives excellent
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through our jobbers several times.
Palmer fc Taylor.
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The44PianSifter"rlour is the popular
brand. Ask for it from vour grocer.
Money to Loan
On farming lands. Low rates, long
times. No delay in securiug loans.
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