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The Weekly Journal
C W. SHERMAN, Editor.
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Entered at the postoSee at Plattsmouth, Ne
braska. as second class matter.
THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 1895.
Democratic State Ticket.
For Supreme Justice,
C. J. rilELPS. of Colfax County.
For Regents of State University.
T. W. BLACKBURN, of Holt County.
ROBERT KITTLE, of Dodge County.
For District Judge, second dlstrtct,
BASIL S. RAMSEY.
Of Cass County
For Clerkjof Plstrict Court,
O. II. DEARINO.
For County Treasurer,
Of Eight Mile Grove Precinct.
For County Clerk,
LESTER E. STONE,
Of Nehawka Precinct.
For County Judge,
WILLIAM D. WHEELER,
Of West Rock Bluffs Precinct.
For Sujt. of Schools.
GEORGE n. GILMORE,
Of Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
ELI J A RATNOUR,
Of Weeping Water.
For County Surveyor,
Of Louisville Precinct.
For County Commissioner, first district (to fill
JACOB T. FALTER,
Of Plattsmouth Precinct.
For Commissioner, third district,
GEORGE A. TOWLE,
Of Elmwood Precinct.
Lester E. Stone has an excellent
business education, is honest, capable,
and courteous and will best serve the
people as county clerk.
What a nice scheme it is for the A.
1. A. influence to secure a nomination
and then "figure to get Catholics to
to elect the candidates.
Democratic chances are improving
every day. Its candidates are unim
peachable for integrity and unap
proachable in character. And as the
time goes by it is apparent that they
George Spurlock, the republican
candidate for county judge, went out
campaigning last week. We could
give him a pointer that he had better
stay at home. His boyish manner does
not impress one very powerfully with
the dignity expected of the county
Billy Wheeler, the next sheriff of
Cass county, will fill that office with
credit to his party and the people in
general. His record is clean and he
will receive the undivided support of
the democracy and enough votes from
other parties to give him a handsome
For county treasurer the democrats
could not have nominated a better
man than Jucob Tritsch. He is a man
in whom the people have the utmost
confidence, having faithfully and con
scientiously served them as county
commissioner. A vote for Mr.Tritsch
is a vote for an honest and capable
Michaec Archer, the candidate
for county judge, needs no introduc
tion to the people of Cass county. He
is well versed in law, has been police
judge and justice of the peace several
years and his record will creditably
stand the closest scrutiny. Judge
Archer wili be elected by a good ma
The republicans are badly scared,
and are defending their candidates
against imaginary charges. The Press
this morning has a lot of figures trying
to prove what Judge Chapman has and
has not done. When it is necessary to
write such articles the candidate must
indeed be in a bad way. Nebraska
B. S. Ramsey was recommended by
the committee at Union on Friday, the
11th, for favorable consideration of the
Independent voters,and the committee
asked that he be given the the support
of the people's party, a3 they con
sidered him a just and fair judge and
on many things in accord with the peo
ple. -Independent Citizen.
THE JUDGESHIP IN OTOE.
Among its political notes the Ne
braska City News of the 19th has the
"The republicans realize that Judge
Chapman has but flttle show of being
elected. lie cannot carry. his own
county, and already his backers here
are offering to trade off the entire
county ticket for votes for Chapman.
A prominent republican said to a
News man last evening: 'This way of
campaigning is despicable, and only
hurts rather than aids the candidate in
whose favor such a move is made. I
have been approached in regard to the
matter, but refused to have anything
to do with it. I am not in favor of
sacrificing the whole ticket for Chap
man, for I do not consider him the
proper man for the place; but even il
1 had been going to. vote for him I
would not do it now when his friends
offer to sell out the whole ticket for
his benefit. They, of course, will de
ny this, but 1 can produce at least a
dozen republicans who have been ap
proached on the subject.' Chapman's
friends realize that the tide of public
sentiment is against hiui, and that
aside from one member of the bar in
this county he will not get a vote.
Some of the legal fraternity openly as
sert that they will have to give up
practice if Chapman is re-elected, for
they cannot get ju3tice in his court.
This is a grave charge, but it was
openly made by republican members
of the bar before and after his nomi
nation. If the bar cannot get justice.
then, for goodness sake, what will the
people do who have to go into his
court? The people want a good, hon
est man, and that man is Basil S.
Ramsey. Vote for him and you will
have no reason to complain when you
are compelled to go into court to get
The failure of the great Morse dry
goods house in Omaha some time since,
is now followed by that of Falconer &
Co. This is much more astonishing,
because nobody suspected that any
thing of the sort was possible. AVith
the recurrence of these misfortunes
comes the question, "who'll be the
next?'' Has Shylock not had enough?
Must the business community be
crushed beneath the iron heel of the
gold standard? Is there no help for
the people? Must low prices be suc
ceeded by still lower prices, until uni
versal bankruptcy and ruin comes upon
the land? Where are the boasted good
times that were so glibly promised?
Can not men see that we must go on
from bad to worse unless bimetallism
This thing of partisanism sometimes
covers a multitude of sins. There's
John M. Thurston who is looked up to
and almost worshipped because he is a
republican, has a glib tongue and lots
of gall, is drawing a salary of $5,000 a
year as senator in congress, and is
also drawing a big salary ($12,000 a
year, it is said ) as chief solicitor for the
Union Pacific railway receivers. If he
were to call himself a democrat noth
ing too mean could be said of him.
After his election to the senate last
winter he went to Washington and
lobbied to secure the passage of a bill
in the interest of the stockholders of
that company, yet republicans who
imagine that democrats are the worst
people on earth take no exception to
that sort of conduct. As we said in
the beginning of this paragraph, parti
sanism covers a multitude of sins. If
Thurston were a poor devil his con
duct would not be tolerated.
John M. Thurston is now on a
new tack. He used to favor coining
the American product of silver, with
the condition that every feather in the
eagle's' tale should stand rampant.
Now he wants inter-national bime
tallism Englad's consent, but, unfor
tunately for John's mortgageridden
constituents, England says she will
never consent. She is has a soft snap
and proposes to hold on to it. "With
two substantial salaries, Mr. Thurston
needn't hear any wolf howling at his
door for the next five years. Butler
The regular annual meeting of the
Pullman company was held yesterday
afternoon, and the usual quarterly div
idend of 2 per cent declared. This 2
per cent was declared on a valuation
four times the cost of the plant, and
still there is a surplus of ten millions
of dollars set aside. Pullman is a man
who reduced already low wages be
cause he could not pay more. Pullman
and his ilk have grown rich under the
fostering care of a tariff system that
benefitted them at the expense of the
producers and the weary toilers. Fre
What do the golditea mean when
they say the government must retire
the greenback and get out of the bank
ing business.? They mean that the
United States shall get out of the gov
erning business and surrender the sov
ereign power to coin money and regu
late the value thereof to the national
banks, and pay the banks interest on
the money which the national banks
loan to the public for such interest as
avarice may dictate. Silver Knight.
Oun readers will not fail to observe
the action taken by the committee ap
pointed by the populist judicial con
vention to represent the party in the
matter of nominating a candidate for
judge of this second judicial district.
This committee met last week and
after thoroughly discussing the situa
tion, passed resolutions recommending
Judge B. S. Ramsey to the favorable
consideration of the populists of this
district. This action of the committee
will doubtless carry much weight and
ought to result ia influencing populists
to cast their votes solidly , for Judge
Ramsey, who is eutitled to the support
of every honest citizen who believes
that our judiciary should be divorced
from politics. Judge Ramsey is the
present county judge of Cass county,
and is serving his third term, having
been elected three times in a stiong re
publican county. His course as county
judge is universally approved and
ineets with the approbation of all hon
est citizens, irrespective of politics.
No such damaging charges are made
against him as are preferred against
Judge Chapman by all classes of peo
ple, of favoritism, fraud and collusion.
Ramsey is a man who can safely be
trusted, and who will preside over the
judicial tribunal with impartially,
honesty and ability. Otoe County
The spectacle of the Omaha World
Herald opposing the election of Charles
II. Brown, no matter by whom he was
nominated, and favoring that of W.J.
Broatch is a sight for the gods. Has
Mr. Hitchcock gone daft from an at
tack of Rosewaterphobia, and com
pletely lost his head? It looks that
way toan outsider who has none but
the best of wishes for him and his
paper. Why, in a personal, public and
political sente Charley Brown is worth
a dozen such narrow-minded bigots as
Mr. Broatch, and if the tall young man
in the editorial room of the World
Herald had not gone complete-y daft
he would know it, too. It would be a
pleasure to every democrat in the state
to see the World-Herald back in the
democratic harness, supporting the
ticket endorsed by the Douglas county
democrats, even if that ticket is sup
ported by the Bee.
The republican press is publishing
the statement that "Louisiana lost just
$14,210,54'.) last year by having the
sugar bounty cut off by a democratic
congiess." By which token it is proven
that the good people of the United
States saved just that amount in taxes
which would have been divided among
not more than 700 greedy planters of
Louisiana had the McKinley monstros
ity continued on the statute books.
Besides, had this bounty been con
tinued the sugar beet growers in Ne
braska would by this time have found
out that their business would have
been short-lived and unprofitable. This
bounty business is a good thing for
those who receive the bounty but for
Al. Behmer, the man who con
tracted with the board of lands and
buildings to feed the convicts, but was
prevented from doing so by order of
the governor, whose consent was neces
sary to make his contract legal, is
pleased to be able to draw $4000 a
month from the state treasury for not
feeding them. The penitentiary con
tractors are so infected with the mania
for robbing the state that they are not
satisGed with- doing, honest work. It
makes no difference whether they earn
the money or not, so the statt treasury
opens its doors to them.
The latest sensation in republican
circles is the declaration recently made
by Piatt, the boss of New York re
publicans, that "we want no more
Ohio men for President." Sometime
since he gave out a declaration of
hostility to Harrison which sent that
statesman into practical retirement,
and now he has aimed a blow at Sic
Kinley which will try the sticking
powers of- the Ohio tariffite. Mr.
Piatt is openly favoring the nomination
of Mr, Morton, .but it is shrewdly
guessed that he would prefer to see the
man from Maine carry off the honors
of the presidential nomination.
What does McKinley mean when he
says that he cannot express an opinion
on the Cuban question or and other
public questions, "on account of his
position." His position as governor
of Ohio or as a demagogue seeking the
republican nomination for president?
A statesman courageous, enough to
advocate an addition of 40 per cent to
the price of clothing, should be coura
geous enough to say whether he is in
favor of Spain or Cuba.
Another KiidorHOiiinr .
After h long and hard fought bat
tle the democratic delegations of Cass
and Otoe counties, have agreed upon
a candidate for judge of the second
distiict. As both counties had an
equal number of delegates, and both
candidates being honorable and highly
respected men, consequently the nom
ination proved to be a closely con
tested one. Ilavdeu and Ramsey are
both democrats as pure as water and
as clear as crystal. How the Otoe
county emocrats have again conceded
is a puzzle to many, but great honor is
due them for their action . Mr. Hay
den himself asked his delegation to
vote for his opponent, which goes to
show that he is not an cfilce seeker or
b-jodle politician, and as the Otoe
county democrats sacrificed their can
didate to his opponent;it goes to show
that they set their self inierest aside
and labored for the general welfare of
their party; this they proved by nomi
nating Judge Ramsey as their leader
and banner carrier. Judge Ramsey
enjoys the general goo.l will of the peo
ple. His personal knowledge and ex
perience as a jurist is a guarantee that
the bench of the second district will be
honorably tilled, honorably conducted,
and honorably carried out. Nebraska
Staats Zeitung. Translated from the
"To elect the entire democratic
ticket in this county it is only nec
essary that every democratic voter
should go to the polls. The only pos
sible danger of defeat is from those
who think one vote isn't much and
stay at home in the ooru field. The
cleanest, best ticket ever put up in the
county was nominated by the demo
crats and it behooves every demo
crat to see that it is elected. The re
publicans who desire the othces in the
bauds of good, clean, honest men are
requested to look the ticket over care
fully and give the candidates theieon
their vote. They are all good men and
men who will fill the rtlices as they
should be and will faithfully perform
their duty." The above was written
of Otoe couuty by the Nebraska City
News, but it is just as true of Cass as
Now that the democrats of this
judicial district couldn't work the in
dependents intoendorsing B S.Ram
sey for district judge their hopes of
electing him are rather slim. Mr.
Ramsey is a good man and has made
an able county judge, but as to his
comparison with Judge Chapman's
ability to sit on the judicial he falls
far short. Chapman is the man for
that place. Klmwood Echo.
Mr. Chapman also failed to work the
independents. Now, what are you
complaining about? It i a fair race
and let the best man win.
Eastern democrats, who apparent ly
haven't enjoyed I lie gold standard to
its full fruition, are doing much talk
ing just now in favor of the lenoir.
ination of Air. Cleveland next vear.
What nonsense! Wh, he couldn't
carry a county in the whole United
States, and those follows ought to know
it. He is the deadest du k in politics
in the country, unless tt be Carlisle.
The next democratic nominee will be
a free coinage man, without a shadow
of a doubt.
The National Democrat is the ride
of a newspaper publish d in Chicago
with Charles R. Tuttle ns editor. Iu
name indicaU s its politics in general.
It has been set. on foot . the ndvocate
of bimetallism, and if utetvfl with
any cordiality will he follovid by the
publication of a dail. Irs editorials
commend the National Democrat as an
able, dispassionate exponent of true
democracy. The price of the weekly
is 50 ct nts a year. Send in your name
If the gold standard i :ood thing,
and we have it, w hy are times si ill had?
"The fear of free silver" us d to he
blamed for every calamity; now Secre
tary Carlisle says the silver quest u n is
dead, and yet failures c ntinne and
business does not improve. What ex cuse
will they givs now ? When did a
goldbug ever prophesy truly ? Woild
Herald. Isn't it a very suspicious fact that
ninety-nine out of a hundred of the
bankers and money-lenders of the
country are in favor of the gold stand
ard? They all want the dollar to in
crease in value, so that when they get
back the money they have loaned, it
will represent more property than
when it was loaned out.
The republicans aie, in a fearful
muddle, and the factions are about to
engage" in a war to the knife. There
is evidence on hand to show that the
county ticket will he cut to save Judge
Chapman, if possible, and also that
some of the candidates on the enmity
ticket will try to save themselvt s. even
if they have to do it at Chapman's ex
pense. Itch on tinman, maniro on horse, flops ni all
Mock, enrea In 30 minute by Voolforrt's Sanl
ary Lotion. Sold by t O. Frlcke & Co., drug
gists, Plattsmouth . S7-8
Leading Dry Goods House.
The tide has turned and is sweep
ing in, and on it have come the ves
sels laden with goods for everyone.
Our new goods in this department are
all in and are now open for vour in
spection. Plaids A f ull line in all
grades, from 15c to beautiful wool
eoods with silk stripes, Too to $1. A
full lino of novelties from 20c up; all
colors of silk finish Henriettas. 4(5 in.
wide. that, used to sell Mt $1. now G0c;
heavy Serges in black .ami navy from
30c a yard up.
cloth and Eiderdown.
i I k s.
In Plaids a beanti'ii line, in
all colors. Novelties in Taffetas and
Glace stripes, etc. Chinas. Mirahs.
Satins. Brocades. All grades of vel
vets, in black ar.d alt colors; :lsoa new
velvet, with a coloied silk effect.
Beautiful new Chenille curtains
aud table spreads just received. The
bare tlatness of an untinished-lookinc
room is relieved with a pair of our
Chenille curains, at only
Pillow cases. Muslin of all kinds;
Cotton Batten, all purchased previous
to the big aovance.
I heap Cotton.
To get such uncom non goods to
be sold at less than common prices,
when everything was increasing in
price, was a problem.
Table Spreads at 99 c.
Red Polled Cattle and
Poland China Hogs
At the Farm of the Undersigned, Nine Miles West of
Plattsmouth, on the Louisville Road, on
V ;- "5 TnT?4v -;lv A JW- i'i' :VHf Ass
.Consisting of Registered and High Grade Stock, includ
ing Three Extra Fine Young Bulls
Three Thoroughbred Bulls; Six head Spring Bull Calves, three-fourth
bloods, and one half-blood ; Thirteen head thoroughbred Cows and
Calves ; Eleven head three-fourth blood Cows and Calves ; Seven
head half-blood cows and calves. The majority of these cows are
bred to our renowned herd bull, Brown Ben, 2632.
HOGS Sixteen Boar Pigs and Fourteen Sow Pigs, spring far
row; Eight yearling Gilts, all to be bred to our great herd boar,
Orient U. S., 27,407; Dave Wilkes, 2d, farrowed May 13, '94; Great
herd boar, Dave Wilkes, 25,625; he by old George Wilkes, 14,487,
dam Polly-wog, 76,324; she by Equality, 18,675. The best pigs
ever offered for sale at auction, all April and May farrow. The
sows are of such breeding as Wilkes, Free Trade, Tecumseh, Prince
Corwin and Gov. Cleveland strains.
Lunch at 12 o'clock ; Sale begins at one.
TERMS OF SALE-Six monts' time, without interest, on all
sums over ten dollars, if paid when due; if not paid when due,
8 per cent from date. Sums under $10, cash. Two per cent off for
cash on sums of $15 and over. Strangers wili please bring bank
COL. F. M. WOODS, Auctioneer.
The advance in shoe leather
makes no difference to us. We made
our purchases previous to the advwnce
and arn receiving new lines light
alonsr. In j b lota we have onlv a few
odd sizes. Best ladies' 2i to 4 50C to
$1 ; child's shoes, 11 to 2.0O c.
For Jvidies and Children. in black
and Tan. Boys' bicycle h se at 25c
nythintr you want from an in-
irrain carpel at 2c to a tine Brussels
or Moquette. with handsome borders
to match. Also Man iiifjs. Oilcloths,
Linoleum-, wind. w Shades and Rugs
in this department. a special pur
chaseof Mrquette rms.3G inches wide
by 72 inches lore. $:j.oO. The same
rug used to cost von $6
Everything now in stock for win
ter. The earlier you buy them the
more money you save. Get a caUe of
Wool Soap from our grocery depart
ment for IO3 to wash ail your woolen
goods, without shrinking. Ask tor a
Some bargains in (Wsets black,
white and drab. Six hook clasp only
48. - hey weie piled to the ceiling,
but are crowing lens everv day. Don't
let th stock tumble on you'to make
vou "tumble " We are agents for
Gage Down Chicago Waists and C7r
set,, homer's Mode Host and C. C.
C " hieh bust corset.
: : New. Styles
For fall. October Fashion Sheet now
readv. Get. one FREE.
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