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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 5 June 1903

m W The Commoner. JUNE B, 190 3. 13 Tho order is as follows: "Ordered that on and after October 1, 1903, United States postage stamps over printed 'Philippines' shall not be ac cepted for postage on matter mailed within the United States, and United States postage stamps without the Philippine overprint shall not bo ac cepted for postage in the Philippine islands." The high water and floods In and about the city of Topefta, Kas., is es timated to have made nearly 6,000 people homeless. Hundreds of resi 4pnces have had to bo abandoned on account of" the high water and the property damage will be enormous, al though no loss of life is yet reported. Other portions of the state are also Buffering severely. On May 29 Postmaster General Payne announced as a result of his investigations into the postofflce de partment that the salaries of four teen assistant postmasters is to be re duced. Among them are Cairo, 111.. Clarinda, la., East St. LouIb, 111., ani Ponce and San Juan, Porto Rico. H...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 5 June 1903

I Ft- -i V If- J Fr r Tpwr "V . Tr The Commoner. VOlitMB 3, NUMBER 20. ((nMVXl nrl tjirv rill ii( Rungo (Tox.) Ngwb: Grovor Cleve land can invent moro ways of saying "yes" than any man in the Unitod States. Rochester (Ind.) Sentinel: And neither will ho bo permitted to again tear tno democratic party in two and glvo his faction ovor to the republi cans.' There will bo no moro tearing cithor for or by Grovor. Carrollton (0.) Chronicle: Mark Hanna has announced ex-President Cleveland for the democratic nomina tion in 1904. Mark has been consid erably dazed since Tom Johnson left bo many hammor marks on him. Hillsboro (Tox.) Record: Grovor Cleveland's brand of democracy won't wash in southorn democratic waters. His affection for Wall street money brokers, as oxhiblted in his bond is suing fondness, is yet fresh in the minds of the people. Chilton (Wis.) Times: In accord ance with the teachings of tho "hon est money" party oxperts who thor oughly understand tho art of boodling should be...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 5 June 1903

- w .-- ,.-- wpr,wr 5 li.-mr- TiBjBl""Wir ir The Commoner. JUNE 5, 19 03. i5 -- worst load the party lias had to carry has been Clevelandism. "Do you want any more of Cleveland?" Is the cry of tho g. o. p. spell-binders In every cam paign. We do not. If Cleveland was Uio nominee of both parties ho could not bo elected. Nebraska City (Neb.) News: A Chi cago paper that has been active in booming Cleveland for president a few days ago received a setback that it was not counting upon. This paper sent out requests to all tho national committeemen asking them to give their opinion in regard to nominating Cleveland in 1904, and the result was that some half dozen favored his nom ination, one or two were non-committal, while the remainder said that it would be suicidal to name him as the standard-bearer. That is a fair estimate of the case. Only a few want Cleveland and those who favor him admit that ho could not bo elected should he receive the nomination. So far as Cleveland is concerned ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 5 June 1903

5""r$r-M?"nw XX t "' The Commoner. 16 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 20. r liH ." 1HitisssS THE METROPOLITAN MASKED BATTERY. IR005EVeUTl CLEVELANQ IRQCKFEI-Ufl 1 It makes a great deal of difference WHO owns the paper, and "what INTEREST he has in the policies which his paper advocates. CLUB LIST. Any one of tlio following will bo tent with THE COMMONER, both one year, for the club price Periodical mar bo sent to different addresses if dcBired. Your friends may wish to join with yon in sending for a combination. All sub scriptions aro for one year, and if now, begin with the current munbnr unlew otherwise di rected. Present subscribers need' not wait un til their subscriptions expire. Renewals re ceired now will bo entered for a full yoar from expiration date. Subscriptions for Arena, Lit erary Digest and Public Opinion must be NEW. Renewals for those three not accoptod. Foreign postage extra. AGRICULTURAL. Reg. Club Price Price Finn and Home, temi-mo $ .W $1.00 Farmer's Wife, mo . W 1.W Farm ttto...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

r WtBVI&l "i ""wlpjJ ' 9. V The Commoner WILLIATl J. BRYAN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. j Vol. 3. No. 2i. Lincoln, Nebraska, June 12, 1903. Whole No, 125, THE POSTOFFICE SCANDAL The evidence shows unexpected rascality and corruption in the postofllce department The evi dence collected against Miller and Machen is conclusive proof that the interests of the publ'o have been shamefully noglected by these officials. The offenses committed by them represent the two popular -branches of malfeasance first, the acceptance of money for official service, and, sec ond, interest in contracts with the government Mr. Miller is charged with receiving money for oni cial opinions, said opinions being given in be half of swindling corporations that wanted to uso the mails. It will bo seen that such conduct is not only a crime against the government, but a crime against thousands of citizens who are taken in by the advertisements sent through the mails, The fact that the swindling concerns were al lowe...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

V""" vrny -iw "WHWUffHIPjfl mmmmmywwmw - Jill i lOKli to a sonatorlal convention wore to bo appointed from the largest county in tho senatorial district, thero were two candidates for stato senator. Tho United States senatorship was the issuo and thero wero two avowed candidates for that office. Ono of whom was the brother of ono of tho candidates for stato senator and tho other a United States senator. Soveral thousand dollars wero spent at that primary. Tickets wore issued without lim it, which wero redeemable in any saloon in tho city that night at $2.00. Other tickets bearing the names of delegates to bo voted for wero wrapped in $2.00 bills and handed out as publicly as tickets aro sold at a theatre ticket office. A United States marshal was manager for tho United States senator. 4. Tho practice of paying men for the time to go and vote has been carried to such an extent that many men of means who have been regarded as ruggedly honest, are demanding from $1.00 to $2.00 for tho ...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

jtwawyT'Vy i-fftwfr y( - Biwrswg'- wiv-gti " T W ?iP"-ff ' JUNE 12, 1903. a fcwrm.'i vmirmtye& ia no force in this argument The state's repre sentation has nothing wnatevor to do with tue manner of election, and the state's equality in tno senate is more lively to be made sure by an amendment which would relievo senatorial elec tion of the suspicion that no attaches to them than by a blind disregard of present detects. Un less a state is sometuing a ereut troni the peo ple of the state, there is no reason wny the sov ereignty of the state could not be represented by senators elected by the peopie as well as by sena tors cnosen by tne legislature. 'ihe Ohioan above reterred to then attempts to answer tne cuarge of corruption by saying tuat it is possibly true, but that "purchase of seats in legislative bodies is not a new thing." Ho quotes the corrupt election of members of parlia ment and cites a case in 1831 where 489 members out of U59 "were elected by 144 peers and 123 common...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

jMw?vvyt 4 The Commoner. ' HTjf VWPTT The Commoner. ISSUED WEEKLY. Entered at the po6toflice at Lincoln, Nebraska, ai atcoad elnfifl mail matter. ., c TERMS-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE One Year .$i.oo Six rionth. 50C la CJabs of 5 or more, per year 75c Three nontliB 35c Slr-nfa Copy 5c San. pie Copies Fre. Foreign Pottage 52c Extra. SUBSCRIPTIONS can be cent direct to The Commoner. They can alfio be sent through newspaper which hare adver tised a clubbliiR rate, or through local ajjents, where such agents have been appointed. All ronittnnccB should be eeat by post eflice money order, express order, or by bank draft on New York or Chicago. Do not Eend individual checks, stamps, or money. RENEWALS. The date on your wrnpper shows when your auUcription will expire. Thus, Jan., '04, means that payment has been received to nud including the laj-t issue of January 1904. Two weeks are required after money is received before be date t n the wrapper can be changed. CHANGE OP ADDRESS. Subscribers reque...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

jUP-TT-- - .-"Itr-Tgrvw WiWpwl-r-,Tn. , . - ', , The Commoner. JUNE 12, 190 3, HMilW'UPJHUlU II II . 5 41 Tho Johnstown (Pa.) Democrat directs at tention to an important fact when it says: "The democratic platforms of 189ii and 1900 contained no essential ly populistic or socialistic doc trine. Ino party as a matter of fact has never attracted so cialistic support, but the platforms adopted at Chicago and Kansas City did attract hundreds of thousands of former republicans to the demo cratic ticket" Democratic to the Core. The New York World boasts that the United States now has "the greatest volume of money and the largest amount per Point capita over known in our his- It tory -and every dollar good for Out. 10 cents, thanks to tho sens and honesty of tho people in rejecting Mr. Bryan and his half-baked theories and demonstrated lunacies!" Will tho World bo good enough to point out the dollar that prior to 1896 was not "good for one hundred cents?" An "All President." In a speech de...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

TiT?9hf'r.'rrT"twrflrit' SP 6 The Commoner. VOLUME 3, NUMBEn 21. Mw CURRGNT GOPICS Jam i! -ri7r 7?r::S2mvWL7nrTw -"m ' ' ' n.. Hbl U' . '' - AMONG THE SEVERAL PROBLEMS IN our now possessions the opium question in tne Philippines is pressing for solution. William E. Curtis, the "Washington correspondent for the Chicago Record-Herald, says that this question is much more perplexing than tho regulation of the liquor traffic and that no dellnite plan has yet been decided upon. According to Mr. Curtis, tho members of the Philippine commission have been studying tho sulject and as a result of their in vestigations have devised a scheme which will be formally acted upon and probably adopted. This plan contemplates the "farming out" of an opium monopoly to tho highest bidder, so that one per son of responsibility shall have entire control of tho sale of tho drug in the archipelago, and will bo hold responsible under a heavy bond for tho enforcement of tho regulations. It will bo tha same me...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

JUNE 12, 190 3. The Commoner. 7 ofllcial character of the trustees it required, then the estate more than $1,000,000 in value shorn j go to the Smithsonian institution, of which Chief Justice Fuller is, by an act of congress, made chancellor. The state attorney general of New York is also a defendant in the deciding of thU question of corporation law. The trustees of tha Andrews Homo have made a formal, but quite friendly, demand on Mr. St.- John that all tho funds be turned over to them, and he, for his own protection and to know if he is proceeding in a manner that cannot in future be attacked in law, lias, through his attorney, James W. Hawes. brought suit to obtain a judicial construction of the will." THE FRENCH CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES HAS under consideration a measure providing relief for the aged in the form of a pension 01 free hospital and medical care for every need person of at least seventy years of age. The com mittee by which the measure was reported favor ably estimates t...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

rfi -w--rT- "'-nir'rjft'.r z?fSnfrcmi-tiApj im vifjti ffnnpf 8 The Commoner. VOLUME 3, NUMBER 21., , j. iTn" wwrW" ' Koec-Ucep la Jane Toll you what I like the beat Long about knee-deep in Juno, 'Bout the time strawberries molta On tho vine some afternoon, Liko to jes' git out an' rest, An not work at nothin' else. Orchard's where I'd ruther be Needn't fence it in fer mo. Jes' the wholo sky overhead, 'An tho wholo airth underneath Sorto' so's a man kin breatho Liko ho ort, and kindo' has Elbow room to keorlessly Sprawl out len'thways on tho grass, Jes' a sorto' layin' there S'lazy 'at you peek and peer Through tho wavin' leaves above, Liko a feller 'ats in lovo An' don't know it, nor don't keer. Ever'thing you hear and seo Got some sort of interest Maybo find a bluebird's nest Tucked up there conveenently For tho boys 'ats apt to bo Up some other applc-trce. Pee-wees' singin', to express My opinion's, socond-class, Yit you'll hear 'em more or less; Sapsucks' gittin' down to biz, Wee...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

''"j'i"f "Ml "nKt- n ' i 'nmrfpi- mu t" f ' y yir' WWUHtgyW-J M'. I. l.lHHBWp8iIP The Commoner. JUNE 12, 1905 9 - 'WfiiSsSfVOT-iJj ,'5ji Tjjj -'pmsgnfjfvrP, die, tliero should bo nt limit to her supply of dainty accessories, as so many pretty things can bo made from very inexpensive material, odd bits and remnants which can be had for a few cents. Easy-to-be-made sets to wear with wash goods aro the em broidered "tab" or stock collars and belts of white pique, or of white, tan or delft-blue linen. All goods in tended for wash dresses should oe made up, to avoid the inevitable shrinkage at first washing. A mater ial that is coarse and sleazy is pre ferable to one that is too close and fine. A conspicuous shade of color is inadvisable, as one soon tires of it. To be fashionably gowned, there must be considerable of details. Selected. June Wadding'. The most beautiful wedding is the white wedding, where the attendants and flower girls are gowned in white, and the decorations so far as ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

v-rsprtf tlfjWRJftfWft ""BjJSflW The Commoner. 10 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 21., T--- rv R The Optimist. It's boon kind 'er dark an' lonesome, An' th' rain a-pourin down Covered up th' fields an' meddera An' has flooded out th' town. But lot's thank th' Lord together As our journey wo pursue, F'r th' clouds is glttln' scattered An' wo see a patch o' blue. Purty bad, but praise th' Father, Tain't so bad as might have been. This ol' world is soaked a plenty, But it's still worth livin' in. Lots o trouble with th' water, But I guess wo'll livo it through, For between th' black clouds flyin' We can soo a patch o' blue. Ain't no use t' sit a-frottin' 'Cause things seom a-goin' wrong; Smilo an' sing upon your journey As you daily jog along. Ain't no use t' trouble trouble Till ol' trouble troubles you. Keop your eyes a-lookin' up'ards An' you'll see a patch o' blue. Wishing. "I wish I had Carnegie's money." "Hump! I wish I could invent a screen door that wouldn't stick. I'd make Carnogio's money l...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

'1II'WI'''"0'' -HW'-ft'-Tml' fiuitlyTy nr-T'--T-pjKwwrrwiT "MfW'tt"-' nwm " The Commoner. JUNE 12, liOS. ff PRESIDENT HARRISON ON LOTTERIES mtv T ' TV ' up ""W SOME ITEMS OF INTEREST i- loubmitted to congress July 29, 1890.) To tho Senate and House of Repre sentatives: The recent attempt to se cure a charter from tho state of North Dakota for a lottery company, the pending effort to obtain from the state - of Louisiana a renewal of tho char ter of the Louisiana State Lottery, -" and the establishment of one or more r lottery companies at Mexican towns near our border have served tho good purpose of calling public attention to an evil of vast proportions. If tlw baneful effects of the lotteries were coniined to the states that give the companies corporate powers and a li cense to conduct the business, the citi zens of other states, being powerles to apply legal remedies, might clear themselves of responsibility by the use of such moral agencies as wera within their reach. But the cas...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

. - -Bar JTftTrTTpTSn ! The Commoner. 13 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 21. "?WW y$rt-mgmiv$ ''wufcprT- rr om ' ; " -" '-wS '''v ' (kkj !ilify f Vv V An interesting phase of tho politi cal situation in Great Britain was brought out recently when Colonial Secretary Chamberlain declared for a modified form of protection under tho guise of an imporial scheme of pre ferential tariffs to foster tho cora morco of tho colonios with tho moth erland. Mr. Chamberlain proposes to levy a tax upon tho necessities of life in order to raise revenuo and it is said that the great middle classes and tho worklngmon will resist this pro posed policy to tho last It seems to bo tho popular impression that de spite tho opposition to his plan Mr. Chamberlain will submit it to tho pcoplo after the dissolution of parliament In accordance with tho wishes of tho Into J,okn W. Mackay, president of the Postal Telegraph Cablo com pany, on May 30 tho company an nounced that any employe who has boon continuously in its service f...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

$,imfw r- wt t"J ryw -"r f f t -- 7 "jEg.r; The Commoner. JUNE 12, 1903. 13 gf way of a fifty-five-kour week, two of tho establishments agreeing to pay their men at the rate of sixty hours a week for fifty-live hours' work. So far as concerns the other textile es tablishments in the city, the strike is still on. President Roosevelt returned to "Washington on June 5 from his me morable trip of over two months throughout tho west In sixty-five days he covered fourteen thousand miles and over and no accidents oc curred to mar the journey. During the rip the president made 265 speeches. Tho recent disastrous floods along tho course of the Missouri river that devastated so much territory in Kan-' s . .. and Missouri is sweeping down tho Mississippi river and great alarm is felt In St. Louis in regard to the situation. On June 6 it was reported that the lower part of that city was inundated and many people had been driven from their homes. From places all along this section come reports o...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

jpwwjwijmia Scwmjr, - ' The Commoner. 14 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 21, &$& "0"0&C'00$$$&'0'00'&0 ! THE PKESS FORUM o s Am"iii t'j"VijiuilTnBfWi ''gSBnTfJV' '' ' HjrtrwH - V-i 'wfr iiW.r-;yW it w & 1 r; Ki.- W Manltato (Kas.) Advocator What's tho matter with 'General Miles? He tolls tho truth, that's what's the mat tor with Miles. Aurora (Nob.) Register: If tho re publicans think so much of Grover Clovcland, why on earth don't thoy nominate him themselves. Scottsburg (Ind.) Journal: Tho re publicans havo changed tho tariff forty-eight times In forty-two year? Thoy aro opposed to "tariff tlnk r tng," too. Scribnor (Nob.) News: It is notico able that Grover Cleveland's boom for tho democratic presidential nomi nation is almost entirely confined to republican newspapers. Preston (Minn.) Republican: Tho money question la not dead. It w'll bocomo tho loading issue upon which a patriotic president is to bo elected when tho people determine to turn tha rascals out. Fremont (N...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

"T.l V IjgflW U V'f( 4 '' 't!WW. fl'ljl. I'f JiMMrV- I?""1! The Commoner. JUNE 12, 1903. i5 Slf '' - The Evils of Protection W. D. Washburn, jr., of Minneap olis, son of the ex-senator from Min nesota and himself a well-known re publican and business man, discusses existing political, financial and com mercial conditions in the columns of the New York Evening Post as fol lows: "Besides the surface causes there are deep-seated and radical reasons for the present unsatisfactory state of things. These involve the tariff and the trusts which have developed un der it The prptective tariff was erected by the republican party for the "legitimate purpose of defending our industries against European laboc and capital until these industries could hold.Jtheir own without assist ance, and with a fair profit, against the outside world. "It was oxpected that this would render us independent of the Europ ean markets and develop a large and thrifty class of American wrrking men, capable of sustaini...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 12 June 1903

"'"jW-3 iim"-v-- p""'-wi it- 16 The Commoner. . . "VOLUME 3, NUMBER 21 , TWO VIEWS OF THE SITUATION. -iv 111 i - .- - 1 'ft mam mmammmmme nu i w i i. m w As Hanna's friends see it. As Roosevelt's friends see it. CLUB LIST. Any on o of tho follow it) r will be tent with THE COMMONER, both onoyoar, for the club prlco Furiodicals mny bo sent to different addresses if desired. our friends mny wish to join with you in sending for a combination. All sub soriptlons nro for ono yonr, and if new, begin Avitli the current number nrilc.s otherwise di rected. Present subscribe neod not wait un til their subscriptions expire. Renewals re coired now will bo entered for a full year from expiration date. Subscriptions for Arena. Lit ernry Digest nnd Public Opinion must be nkw Renewals for those throe not accoptcd. Foreign postaitn oxtra. AGRICULTURAL. Reg. Club Price Price Farm and Home, soml-mo $.50 $1.0 Farmer's Wifo, mo 60 l.qQ Farm Stock and, Home, seml-mo. .50 1,0 Home and Fnrm. seml-rno 50 1....

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