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Columbus, Nebraska, Nov. 1, 1905.
THE ISSUE IN PLATTE COUNTY.
l"r- " i--u 'Kt'-n th- ji)if of Platte county thLr fall L
r:. u-i-v t : a . .:. bu?inelike administration of county affair
ami tii Utructi'n f th- -jmi1- system.
I ..u-u It -ur tax receipt and you will see that your taxes
havr- n.,t only imwn. iut that by far the greater part goes for
twenty and local purpose:-.
What L- die cau-e of high taxes in Platte county? Have we
a new court houe or other improvement- proportionate to the in
crease in voor taxe?
Then where has your money gone? Ask Supervisors Ernst
ami Bender who have overdrawn their legal salaries more than
c-iOO in a single year. A-k the democratic newspapers of Platte
countv which for years have been paid 2o per cent more than the
leza rate for official printing- Ask the Columbus Telegram which
i"- rears has secured the county printing on a fraudulent contract
through secret understanding-" with the county clerk. Ask the
sfeeruf and the county judge who are pledged under the spoils sy
tem to serve their friends and the democratic press tirst. and the
public afterwards. Look up the expensive litigation of Platte
eountv. inauiruenued to secure fee? and favors for court officers and
their friends. In these things you will find a partial explanation
of hiirh taxes in Platte county.
What L- the remedy? First kill on the spoils system at the
base of thl- extravagance and corruption. Then turn out of office
the Ernsts and Benders and those who defend them. And then
elect men like the republican candidates who are pledged to serve
the people Srst and their friends and the newspapers afterwards.
What tht- taxpayers of Platte county demand, democrats and
republican.- alike. L- a strict business administration of county af
afihir? by men who know neither, republican nor democrat, friend
aor f . rich nor poor in the performance of their duty.
Business and not politics is the issue.
PLATFORM OF REPUBLICAS r.lSDWA
TE "V LitCAL ISSUES
If lectmi upil;rponrMlvf toa ba-i-wb-i
admuussratum of th county a3air
ui etrsct aroniniir with law. Opt-"'
So Jb pxi- -jstKin aim in vocn-j in
Ptet coobtj. "" wlU " cmiil in th
pteeUK; rf patron:u.f bj th" -xi-he- and
mtm-Tii of the patron? of onrolfao--. anii
sal by pltee-.3snle to fnenii- in return
for p)lmciU favor-.
I The Republican State Platform.
1 Kc lorse- th administration of Roosevelt and supports his efforts to
i-'t:troI corporations encased xc interstate commerce.
2. Iniand- immediate relief through existing laws or legislation from
j- reoatfs and dtscrimmaiiona.
"- 3. Kndorse the declaration of Roosevelt that corporations engaged m m-
te-ta:e commerce should be under the supervision of some branch of
5 tij executive lovernment.
4 Umantls that Nefra-ka representatives in coneress support the policy
of the president in the correction of corporate abuses.
- fj Dciares for ibe direct primary system.
r, Commends the economical administration of state offices by republican
? 7l)eclaresazain.t the free pass system, and recommends a law to pro-
hi bit it
Z. . . .
- Juctee Letton's
Gent.emen of tue Convention
I am not in any temper of mind at the present time, or have the power
of voice to make 3. speech. I am not an orator at any time. I want to
say that I thank you from the bottom of my heart for this nomination. I
think no hisher honor can be paid to a citizen of your state than to be
J nominated for the office of justice of the snpreme court. That court car-
nes with it the power of life and death, the disposition of property of any
man in the state and it is the most responsible position that can be tend-
ered or civen to any man m th state. I appreciate the responsibility of
J this position.
" I want to say. too. that if elected, which I eipect to be. I shall know
neither rich or poir. neither corporation or individual, and that so far as
in me lies. I will dispense justice with even hand to every man within the
J borders of the state.
I am told that your committee on resolutions will report to this con-
ventioc. declaim:: acamst the issuance of free transportation by the rail-
roads in this state. I want to say to you that I am m hearty accord with
J Further. I understand that they have endorsed our president, and I
" stand firmly with them on that proposition.
Farther. I understand they will report in f3vor of a direct primary.
" The closer you ?et to the people the better for the interests of all.
" I wish to thank the convention for this nomination: I want to thank
my friends who made the magnificent tyrht upon this convention door for
me. I thank von all. centlemen.
,J.A.lXAJl 0 ' ' '' A
An attractive topographical map. in
colors, riving a comprehensive idea of the
country on and tnbutarv to the Colum
bia River. This map is in folder form
on the reverse side contains aninterest
ing description of the Columbia River
route. Copies sent free by E. I LO
MAX. G. P. i: T. A. U. P. B. R. CO.
Dmaha, Nebr., on receipt of four cent
PLATFORM OF THF "RISO" .V L'.AL
(.Inferrwl from th- Kcordrl
WV stand for illeisil salaries, ezct-fivf
1W-, nIr litigation, and a democratic
xo xaste xa. Ificture.
Kitty Harry Dix says you are pretty
as a picture,
riara Nonsense! e didn't mean It.
KittyOh. yes, he did. But. of course.
yoa taff!r Harry's taste in pictures isn'
anything to brag accus
Point of Xeast Beistance.
.. -trZ" i. ,i- Tr'MTBd nan-
Tmvrv'x ic na t i.vi i u&. iu -r - - tp -
Bion in that directioa esier than to-
.- vrnHflr -oss Alaskan terri-
i tory. Pitt-bur Gaitte.
... - ,k -rrfh
I From tne Advance.;
itiss Nellie Kennedy, Dr. 0. A.
Briteli and K. C. Randson were pas
sengers to Colsmbus TnesdaT.
The West Hill youns Deople gave a
basket social at the home cf ilr. and
Mrs. Bennett last week. About f 16
was raised for church purposes.
Contractor Chas. Kieaver of Albion
was in town a cacple of days this
week putting the finishing touches on
George Seward's new residence.
Mrs. Joe Wait underwent an opera
tion m the Colnmbcs hospital Tues
day. The operation was successful
and as last report lirs. Wait was pro
Guy Rockafield arrived Monday
from Cheyenne to oin his wife who
has bene visinmj at the heme of her
parents. 11: and Mrs. J. S. Ecila.
Dr 0 E. Flory and E. C. Kennedy,
returned from a hunt en the Loup
near Genoa. They reported ducks
plentiful and said they could have
brought same the limit if they had
stayed another day
From tne leaner
iliss Ida Robbins, who has recently
returned from a two years sojourn in
Europe, came up from Lincoln the
last of the week and is a guest of her
sister, ilrs. A. E Andersen, en the
George Robinson inferms the Lead
er that while at Lincoln a couple of
weeks ago he purchased a building lot
and that he expect- to build thereon
during the winter, and tnat he ex
pcet to move to that city next spring.
iliss aadie Smith was attacked Sun
day with a sore throat which gra
dually grew worse until Tuesday
when the physicians pronounced it
diptfaeria. The patient is doing nice
ly at thi writing and no serious
Mrs. Henrv Robinson and iiaughter
Mabel left for California Wednesday
morning where they go to join Henry
and Miss Clira who had proceeded
them to that land of sunshine several
County Attorney Kemp, came down
from Fullerron Tuesday tor the pur
pose of conducting the preliminary
trial ot the Indfian boy, who robbed
Theel's tailor shop. After investiga
ting the case he decided to send the
boy to reform school, and Marsnal
Resler took the bov to Fullerton for
Alfred and Stewart Moliin, and
Will Jones and the Misses Florence
McCallam, Haidee Thurston and
Blanche Williard wenr to Columbus
on Thursday nisht of last week to
attend a show at the opera house at
that city Will Jones and Miss
Blanche failed to return the following
morning and it was socn rumored tnat
they had deccided tu visit a parson
with a marria.e license and take a
little wedding trip before rhey re
turned to Genoa. No one seemed to
know anything fcr certain until Sa
turday norma: when a telepnone
message was received from W:ll an
nouncing that they were married at
Counril Bluffs on Friday. They re
turnee1 to (ienca the first of the week.
1- rot:, tjf- Icracri
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Unger came
down from Parkstcn, S. D. , this week
for a few days visit with friends and
relatives before leaving for Oregon,
where they expect to make their "fu
Mr and Mrs. Fred Lachnit went
down to Columbus Wednpsday noon '
e 2 r ri : a 3 i
ior a lew gsts-visie wieu irieuus anu
. . " .... . . . .
relatives ihev -wiil also visit witn
Mr and Mrs. C. W Jens at Fremcnt
before returning heme.
E N. Leach left Tuesday for Hart
ford, Kan., to make arrangements to
move there to live. He has recently
sold his farm here north of town to
H. M. Little. We have not learned
as yet when Mr. Leach intends to
move to Kansas.
Misses Kaie, Lizzie and Mamie
Webber, who had been visiting
friends and relatives in Chicago lor
some time, returned home last Friday
evening They were accompanied bv
their sister Nellie who has been living
with the Ottis family at Detroit,
Mich , for some time.
The marriage of Frank Schilz. of
Pnlnmhns. .inri M?is T nrrJc r:-or.n-
of this place, was -solemnized in St!
Franci Catholic church at this place
Wednesday morning before a large
of IrieEas d -Stives. The ,
.3"- couple left en the neon train
. for Columbus where they wiil make
loaciBirrni: crrw v
i ixcr xia.
Mrs. M. F. Grass and children and
her brother, Jas. Manlon, of Criegh
toc, left on the Union Pacific freight
Wednesday evening for Grand Island '
to visit their parents and other rela
tives. Wnile they had planned to go '
a: the time they did, before they left
taev recaired a relerram that a
brother had been kicked in the head
by a horse and was in a critical
George Eisemenger, of this place
and Miss Katie Snpencheck, of
wooc, were united in marriage m St.
i'rancis churcn in Humphrey Tuesday
morning at 9 :3f o'clock. Rev. Father
Kurzer officiating. The bridesmaids
were Misses Mae Simon and Lula
Meister. and tje groomsmen were
FranS Haveiland and Andrew Hei
meyer. After the ceremony a recep
tion was held at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Anton Simon southwest of I
town where a large number of friends
and relatives gathered and spent an
enjoyable afternoon and evening. The
bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Matt Snpencheck, of Belwood, and a
niece of Peter Snpencheck, of this
Uiiiue. cue 1 syuacu ui ia uiuj
i cl. :- -r u:nkl.i
b those who know her. The groom
has been a resident of the vicinity of
Humphrey for a number of years and
is one of our moat prosperous far
mers. Mr. and Mrs. Eisenmenger
will immediately go to housekeeping
on the grooms farm sonthwest cf
town. The Democrat joins a host of
fiiends in wishing the young couple
all this world affords in the way of
prosperity and pleasure.
The Great Want Ad Paper-
If you want to sell your farm, horses.
or business, or buy something, or you
want help of any kind, put a "want ad
in the Omaha Worid-Herald.
This paper is known as the great
want-ad" paper of Nebraska, publishing
almost .is many paid want-ads as any
three other Nebraska papers combined.
The World-Herald rives splendid re-
turns to its "'want-ads, and its rates are J
For one day only, the charee is 1 -.. i
cents a word. For two or more consecu- j
tive days, a cent a word per day. For !
one month. $1.50 a line of six words. AL i
want-ads" cash in advance. Havevour
'answers come to the World-Herald if vou
like no extra cnarge.
Tne W'irld-Herald net circulation is
?Z COO I
Of Round Trip Rates
Chicago and return, on sale daily S-0 00 t
St. Lou.s and return, on sale dailv 1"? i"
Portland. Seattle, and Tacoma.and
return, on sale daily -i.tiO
Portland Tacoma and Seattle and
return, one wav via California,
on sale Sept '27, '2- and 2.) ."iG.OO
SanFrancisco and LosAneeles and
return, on sale Oct 1? to 2'2 -30.00
Salt Lake and Oeden, Utah, and
return, on sale daily :0.50
Cody, Wyo.. Black Hills and Hot Sp'gs,
S. D . approximately half rates ah
Low One-way Colenist rates to Califor
nia and Northwest Sept. 1" to Oct. 31.
Cheap Homeseeker's rates in manv di
rections first and third Tuesdays of
If ou wdl call or write it will be a !
pleasure to advice you about rates, train J
service to reserve you a berth, and to ;
try to make your trip a comfortable one. i
L. F Rectob. Agent C.B &Q Ry.
LOW ONE-WAY RATES.
Every day from Spt. 15. to Oct. 31.
1205, inclusive, the Union Pacific will :
one-way tickets from Columbus.
I eu.. it iuuu
X- 1 H -. i.i
S20 On to Ogden and Salt Lake City.
520.00 to Helena anil Butte, Montana.
$22.50 to Spokane and Wenatchee.Wash. i
522.51 to Huntinston and Nampa. Idaho
;J25.C0 to Portland, Tacoma and Seattle I
825.CO to Vancouver and Victoria.
$25.00 to Ashland and Astoria. Oregon
525.0-' to San Francisco, Los Ansreies and
San Diago. I
Correspondingly iow rates to many j
other California. Oregon, Washincton.
Montana. Utah and Idaho points.
Throuch tourist cars run every day on
Union Pacifc between 3Ilssouri river)
and Pacific coast: doable berth So 75.
For full information call on or address '
"W. H. Betlvm. Agent.
FIRST CXiASS TVTFiAIiS i
M. G. I&RUZAL, Prop'r.
1 bus, Nbrakx
I Combination HOG 1
. - - -
AT r,HAM(;AS SALE KARX
i: Columbus. Nek, Nov. 29
CZDTJROC JERSEYS-POLAND CHINAS
O O. I. C. WHITES-AND BEKKSHTTffiS (
I 0 T j B;irnes wiU ofer from hla
t-c? tt;Ha tt-;ii i-it. in t-i--
b i. & CU T illC HI ULa.C4. i. J kJV14.: 4U
0X W. H. Swartsley will orler 7 boars
F. H. Abbott will oner
Only the choicest individuals from these herds will be offered. tJomei
and take your choice from the-e four leading breeders at your own prices. '
Remember the date:
0 BRUCE WEBB. Auctioneer.
I have just received a fine line of
C Plush and
which I will sell cheap in order to
10 dispose of them quick.
Call and get my
O Hand made Harness
from the best
Kansas City Southern Railway
LOWEST RATES EVER MADE TO
South west Missouri. Indian Territory. Arkansas,
Louisiana and Texas
Dates of Sale November 7 and 21, December 5 and 19.
Stopovers onjroinrand retirn trips.
Llirrr 21 days from date of sale.
The tide of immigration has turned to the south, where land is cheap
and crops abundant The Land of Fulfillment. No other section of
.the country promises such great return from products of the soil and
ITS WORTH YOUR TDIE
Write for free illustrated literature.
H. D DUTTON. Trav Pass Az
ivansas City. II -
F. E. ROESSLER. Trav. Pass,
j uke orders for Chxifitmae work.
i p. 31. sharp,
he.d uf Daroe jerieys. 13 boars and 2 1
, i mr rrr, i kfJ f p.-i-t nux.i
T n "-7 4 JLA UiT 4-1 J-4. - Ul 4. VliUU VUI I
and 3 irilts from his herd of 0. I C
and 3 sh from his herd of Berkshires.
J. J. BARNES.
W. H SWARTSLEY.
F E. ABBOTT.
prices before buy-
c - . --I- "- i r fc
. S G. WARFER. G P. andT. A.,
Kansas. City, Mo.
and Inner n Agent. Kansas City, Mo.
: ,0. U on . ano- onr. . J " ,;s the p. shoot, ft
cratic ticket. I