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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

" " mm'"' m The Commoner. WILLIAH J. BRYAN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. y Tf "wr' ww fp- ! Vol. 3. No. 22. Lincoln, Nebraska, June 19, 1903. Whole No. 126. W Democratic Prospects for 1904 W ' ' ' ' ' u m a m VThe chances of our party, like the chances of all parties, depend upon three things: First, upon the party's attitude upon public questions; sec ond, upon the knowledge which the people have of those questions, and, third, upon the condi tions, industrial and otherwise, prevailing at the time. The first, namely, the party's attitude, is en tirely within the control of the party. The party must take the position which the voters of the party believe to ho the correct position, and if it -would draw honest men to it, it must not only take an ihonest position, but state the position lionestly.j It must not only have principles, but It must"apply those principles to all questions upon which the officials to be chosen at the elec tion are to act. It is not possible at this time to enumer...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

rmm !-- J - m BWW ipwm i wiwwppj m n .mi wmmt SB f "" WHJ" 'ft1 ,IH",!PH I i ,' .' Aa ., ',. " C1 tooth campaigns tho party made accessions from tho most democratic element of tho republican party. Tho democratic party must stand for justico to all, and since tho interests of the laboring man aro most threatened now, its guardianship of his interests must be open and steadfast. The labor ing man needs shorter hours in order that he may have more time with his family, moro time for Intellectual pursuits, and more time to gather the Information necessary for intelligent citizenship. The laboring man needs arbitration for the settle ment of difficulties which : present can only bo sottled by the clumsy and expensive method of fored by tho strike. Ho needs protection from government by injunctionf in order that he, like other citizens, may enjoy the safeguard of trial by jury. In other words, he needs to be protected in "tho enjoyment of life, liberty and the pursuit .of happiness," and...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

j7r' "Tqmfmvii "p-xfcS--w "." ,w -frr i tnri '"""i IT f The Commoner. 3 JUNE- 19, 19 0 3. . - methods employed by organized wealth and thoso who speak for It It seems that the eastern capitalists are not pleased with the democratic ad ministration in Chicago, ihat administration, al though evidently satisfactory to the people of Chicago, is not acceptable to the New Yorc financiers. The Wall Street Journal, thereforo, . reads the people of Chicago a lecture on their duty, and winds up with this warning: "Wo know the pulse of eastern capitalists towara investments in Chicago about as well as anybody, and we have not h.esitated to say that disgust with Chicago has been evident among them aii, and it will take very attrac tive offerings to get investment capital from the east to Chicago again." - The people of Chicago are advised that "the terminal charges of the railroaus in Chicago suould bo carefully scrutinized," and that "capi tal should bo encourage'd to come to Chicago." It will...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

--.jpr-.,. r f k!i nppgg j'i itiii igigpiwiyji wm uijuiff The Commoner. VOLUME' 3, NUMBER 22. "TrlW .fr"- f nn' - f I ll iH L'f. : i : i t NVfj :. r It The Commoner. ISSUED WEGKLY. Entered at the postoflice a Jyiucola, Nebraska, as second, class mail matter. TERMS-PAYADLE IN ADVANCE One Year $i.ee Six Heaths, 50c la Club of 5 or more, per yeaf 75c Three ninths 25c Slngl Copy fc Sample Copies Frc. Foreign Pastas 52c Extra. SUBSCRIPTIONS can be sent direct to The Caatsaaittr. Tltey can also be scatjjirough newspapers which hare adver tiled a clubbing rate, or through local agent, where inch agents hnTe been appointed. All remittances should be seat by post office money order, express order, or by bonk draft on New York or Chicago. Do not send individual checks, stamps, or money. RENEWALS. The date on your wrapper shows when jont subscription will expire. Thus, Jan., '04, means that payment has been received to and including the Intt issue of January 1504. Two weeks are required after ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

' tfv - tm; The Commoner. IUNE 19, 1903. In his speech at Springfield, Mr. Roosevelt laid: "The supremo safety of our country is to be found in the fearloss and The honest administration of tho law Supreme of the land." That is very well Safety. Put Now win tho PresIdcnt undertake the fearless and hon est enforcement of tho criminal clause of tho anti-trust law? A Grand Rapids jury has decided that a man iwho tried to bribe an alderman did it "as a joke," and tho Detroit Free How - Press Is unkind enough to say: to Tako '"lais will be a comforting ver- a Joke. dict t0 lobbyists in general, for the average common council as full of men with a "keen senso of humor who will fcnow how txrtako a joke." A Now York newspaper suggests that If Gro wer Cleveland is not nominat-1 by "tho regular nominating process of tho dem- A ocratic party," that he become Great the nominee c. the indepen- Party. dents. Why not let him becomo the nominee of that great and powerful political organization know...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

MlimiglMUUMi ' yiiiJi wviT sun -v ""W ' rf "JS- rt . . 6 The Commoner. VOLUME 3, NUMBER 22. I w - ( I IPPPNT GOPIC T Lo . -v y.4 iV n: r ft K u 2a THE CHARGES OP FRAUD AND CORRUP tiou in tho poatofilce department continue to attract attention. Considerable impatience among tho people has been shown because of tho Glowness of the authorities in pushing the in vestigation. The president seems to share somn of this impatience. Washington dispatches an nounce that tho president is determined not to make any arrangements for his summer vacation until these charges are sifted and a thorough in vestigation shall have been made. "Forty per cent," is an expression that has figured very ' conspicuously in these postofllce scandals. It is charged that August W. Machen, former superin tendent of the free delivery division, received 40 per cent of the contracts for supplies in his de partment and tho Washington correspondent for the New York World says: "Officials now bj lieve that '40 per cent ...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

9Wm,1'l"',1tWI"l,''lWU(i"4l"i TVTr y-wf3rrW""1 wgt ' ' ' " r,nS,"".",,lf " rr-v Tiiot j"7W" r- T-rjT VI V The Commoner. 7 JUNE 19, 1903.. exceptions, and there arc no others to record, at least among the great parties, until after the civil war. Even Lincoln did not get such an ab solute approval in 18G4, when the Missouri dele gates to the republican crnvention were forced by instructions to give a formal vote for Grant. And although General Fremont was nominated by acclamation that same year by a mass convention of dissatisfied republicans he subsequently with drew from the contest." it" lC IT IS FURTHER POINTED OUT BY THIS same authority that General Grant broke the record in his two unopposed nominations in 1S68 and 1872, and Cleveland was unopposed in 1888 and McKinley and Bryan in 1900. But most of the conventions of this period have been dis tinguished by. lively struggles between numerous "favorite sons." Of vice presidents who have suc ceeded on the death of presidents none...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

jr-r v i'"Wfc'Wij rct T The Commoner. VOLUME 3, NUMBER 22. " . ' fT t 8 . mmim mtm Mi"1 ' iURaffyk DkrrlJCXl 111 1 fcfl I L vf Twenty Year A jro. I've wandered by the village, Tom; I've sat beneath the tree, Upon the school-house playing-ground Which sheltered you and me; But none are left to greet me, Tom, nd few are left to know That played with us upon the green Just twenty years ago. Tne grass is just as green, dear Tom, Bare-footed boys at play Are sporting just as we were then, With spirits jjst as gay; But Master sleeps upon the hill, All coated o'er with snow, That was to us a sliding placo, Ju3t twenty years ago. The old school house 13 altered some, xne benches are replaced By new ones very like the same Our pen-knives had defaced; The same old bricks are in the wall; The bell swings to and fro; The music's just the same, dear Tom, As twenty years ago. The boys were piayin: some old game Beneath the same old tree, I do forget the name just now You've played the same with m...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

Tmpi(i''i;yH.'rj iW'lPJH'"yWHWiP , - The Commoner. JUNE 19, 1903. 9 t&wW Bides to the sunshine. Pack in jars 'not quite full. To one gallon of vine gar, add one teacup of sugar, three dozen whole clo2s, three dozen alir spice, two dozen peppercorns, a dozen blades of mace; (ginger, mustard, h-rse radish, celery seed, coriander and cayenne may bo added if liked, to suit the taste); in part of the vinegar boil the spices and sugar eight min utes, scald the rest of the vinegar, and pour all over the walnuts, boiling hot. In three days, pour off the vine gar, scald and pour again over tuo walnuts, and in three days more ru peat the process. It will take two or three months to thoroughly pickle them, but tley are worth the trouble, and will keep a long time. P. H. Jams and flarmalades. Jams are made of whole fruit and sugar no spices. The soft fruits, which need no peeling, are chosen. Thoroughly clean and mash the fruit, boil twenty minutes before adding the sugar, usually allowing ...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

V The Commoner. 10 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 22. ? u i i i .... The Evening Prayer. "Now I lay mo down to sleep" Adown the purple-tinted west, Through distant vistac cool and deep, The sun at last has gone to rest And robed In white dear Curly Head With trusting heart that knows no caro, Kneels down ere she climbs into bed And sweetly lisps her evening prayer. "I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to keep" And angols hover near the place To watch the smiling dimples creep Across the dear one's happy face. Their wings are noiseless In their beat That they may catch each lisping tone To bear them upward and repeat In chorus 'round the golden throne. "If I should die before I wake" Dear God, not that! Our little one, Ofapare her yet else our hearts break, Though still we say, Thy will bo done. She trusts in Thee, and lisping prays That He who notes the sparrow's fall Will guard her all her earthly days And heed her ev'ry trusting call. "I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take" Givo mo a faith like that, I pra...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

ii nu ww. uiiiiiiwwiJWijMiii ' 'i unw H The Commoner. JUNE 19, 1903; II $ t -wr-71 wtgiJwrwwfwTiiKmp'iwi miwup nlim'Wfi"lwijP! ITEMS OF INTEREST. It lg one of the peculiarities of trav el by balloon that jou do not feel any thing; all is still with you, no matte if you are in the teeth of tne hurri cane. In the test of the Mcuiean guns at Cleveland the one-pounder machine gun showed a speed of more than 300 shots per minute. The test of the in fantry machine gun showed a speed of 800 shots per minute. The cocoa palm, from which choc olate comes, bears its pods, which con tain 15 to 25 beans each, at 10 to 12 feet from the ground. Four hundred trees are planted on an acre and each yieids about $1 worth of beans. ft There is one liquor shop for every seventy persons in the province of Eure, France. Taking account ot children and abstinent women and men it may be said that every 23 per sons support one liquor dealer. The oil wells of Peru yield an aver age of 60 barrels a day of a qual...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

The Commoner. 12 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 2S. l m C5Fgr tz: Mi i. zSM' . J X ' . lHBBr -1 . -s.L.in -r7?e ft IP uPkw ' ? On Juno 5 the grand jury at Wash ington, D. C, returned an indictment ngainst A. W. Machon, former super intendent of the free delivery service of the postofllco department, who was arrested some time ago charged with sharing profits on governments con tracts for letter box fasteners. T.ie amount which tho indictment states ho recoived illegally is $18,978.79. The trial will tako place in October. On Juno C tho Christian Herald tiansmitted to Assistant Secretary of Stato Loomis a check for $10,000 for tho establishment of a relief fund for tho famine sufforers in the Chinese province of Kwang SI. Mr. Loomis deposited tho money at Washington and notified United States Consul Gen eral McWado at Canton that he may draw for the amount of the check. It was announced from Berlin on June 6 that Hugh J. Cannon, superin tendent of the Mormon missions in Germany, his wife, his secr...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

r The Commoner. JUNE 19, 1903. 3 and, Neb., and on the Sou-hern Pacific road. A strike is on In the leading hotels of Chicago, 111., among the waiters. It is reported that 25 of the leading ho tels of the city are affected by the strike. The stride issue concerns the question of wages and hours. A landslide by whic'.i one side of a mountain near Tyron, N. C, caved n on June 32 has blocked all railroad trafflc in that vicinity. It is feared that this is but the bgin.iing of other land slides on the SaludaJ mountain, as an other crack in it has been observed. A HOLY EMBLEM The American flag association was formed in 1897. The purpose of thia organization is to prevent desecration of the flag; and r its energies are gen erally exerted toward prevention of the printing on the flag of advertise ments and to the encouragement of an affection for the nation emblem. In line with its purpose, this asso ciation designed June 14 as Flag day. This date was chosen because on June 11, 1777, the c...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

jgiMBjiBBlWHfffjM SSiWiiSmMMfSSSJSSSgS!. T'i' n ir tt "lift, rwuwir- tyJtr "Kp;'' ,rr -v t" Wi The Commoner VOLUME 3, NUMBER 22. Tl I Election of Senators by Popular Vote. IHHMII M MM II ' A fow years ago tho proposition that United States senators be elect ed by popular voto had comparatively lit tle support. Today that plan is in dorsed by men of all political par ties. In spite of the fact that it is vory .evident that tho reform is pop ular among tho people and that news papers regardless of political preju dice give cordial support to the plan, tho senate has systematically ob structed tho proposed reform. Dur ing the past two or three years many legislatures havo gone on record -n favor of an amendment to the con stitution providing for the popular election of senators, and anything per taining to that plan must be of general interest Recenty tho Chicago Ree-ord-Horald, a republican paper, stated that twelve legislatures had already applied to congress requesting tho calling o...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

"K - Tw V" Br"- ' rg The Commoner. JUNE 19, 1903. 15 WWSWWJIW'I" V tW T" '" "T Frrw "" " ' ' - w-y wwctp-; "wr- iT T-E r , f WtfWf J H A ' VWWW fVfffflfflffffV HANDS OPPf t That Is in no sense a new slogan Senator Hanna sounded at the Ohio republican convention. He has been shouting "hands off" ever since he got to be a "king maker." After the election of McKinley in 1896 Mr. Hanna personally tool: charge of the pie counter and every Foraker republican in Ohio who had the temerity to go near heard the Btentorious warning, "hands off." A corrupt politician in Ohio bribed the legislature into sending him to the viiitea states senate. "Hands of," he shouted to the in vestigating committee of the Ohio senile. "Hands off," he shouted to the ser-geant-at-arms, who served a sum mons by mail for his appearance be fore the investigating committee, and he stayed beyond the state borders, one whole year to make sure that the aergeant-at-arms would not lay hands on him. "Hands off," ho shouted ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 19 June 1903

i ttt ""W.-wW iwifl MJHH" -f - K-." p . -v. The Commoner. 16 VOLUME 3, NUMBER.28. . "- s"iiiwrvv"iwi i Degrading a Great Occasion. President Roo3ovolt, in liis speech at the World's fuir dedication, utterly failed to rise to the dignity of the oc casion. Ho also exhibited wretched taste. It was a grand opportunity to glorify one of the chief builders of the great American republic Thomas Jofferson, to whoir this country owes moro than to any other man except Washington. Mr. Roosevelt men tioned Jeitorson's name only once in his speech, and that was to say that tho Louisiana purchase took place un der Jefferson's administration. Ho e ould have stated tho historical fact that Jefferson was the solo author of that great deed. Good taste required that politics should bo kept out of tho celebration. Mr. Roosevelt abused tho honor shown him, by trying to4 make Jefferson's peaceful, patriotic and statesmanlike act a precedont tor and an extenuation of the hideous crime of murdering four hu...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 26 June 1903

,'l(l'iJlMiifcWJi)IWU.WW'WTiiiift(iiiiM . p wmwrmivJiiwwrm,mmmmvmvm,niuMmji J-"?!? vw -rjw - The Commoner WILLIAfl J. BRYAN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. V0I3. No. 23. Lincoln, Nebraska, June 26, 1903. Whole No. 127, It is Wrong Again The New Orleans Picayune now admits that the supporters of the Chicago and- Kansas City platforms only asked for the reinstatement of tho law which Andrew Jackson signed, but it at tempts to dodge the issue by complaining that conditions are different It says: Today silver is worth per ounce in Lon don, the greatest silver market of the world, about 50 cents, so that our silver dollar would be worth about 38 cents. . If we had tho free . coinage of silver, anybody could go into the . market and buy silver at, say 60 cent an ounce, and have it coined and pay it out at the rate of 129 cents an ounce." The position taken by thd Picayune is ab surd. It is strange that a man who has enough intelligence to occupy a position on the editorial f etaff of any paper sh...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 26 June 1903

v-- JSSfl ft tTjmw wi m fKmn " '. f vs. V. (faVo the country, as ho doclared, from "ar depre ciated currency," mado a speech at a banquet re cently and denounced the asset currency. He said; "The silver dollar which wo condemned had near ly fifty cents worth of silver In it, but the asset currency which they propose may bo absolutely worthless. I loft tho democratic party to protect tho country from bad money. Is tho republican party going to roward mo with an asset currency, which is infinitely worse than silver?" Ho ought to sue the republican party for breach of promise. Tho democratic party believes that moro money is needed and it belloves in supplying that need with standard money -monoy that has been used for thousands of years. Tho republican party first denied that wo needed moro money . and now it sots up a "universal clamor" for an increase of tho banks' promises to pay. How long will it be before the people of the country recog nizo tho irreconcilablo contradiction betwe...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 26 June 1903

wtmmmmm mmrnmmmm iM'JWuiwiuiJwiii'wijwwuiiwi'iwmu ' m iniiipupiKp upjuria j inn uiuhkinm 1fhe Commoner. JUNE 2G, 1902. 3 Ww tjr called "property rights" and tho phrase simply means superior consideration for those who own property are paramount On the tariff question the manufacturers ara singled out for henefits at the expense of the con sumers; on the money question the financiers aro singled out and their interests advanced at tha expense of the producers of wealth; on the. trust question the comparatively few who are endeav oring to moponolize the industries of the country are singled out and protected as against the many who must buy of them; and on tho question of imperialism tho syndicates organized to exploit the islands are given greater consideration than the taxpayers of this country or the victims of our benevolent assimilation. You ask whether the candidate of 1904 should be "a compromise between the gold and silver democrats, a silver democrat or a gold democrat" This ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 26 June 1903

il TBWitft rtai&wrim'wiifti r w -$ -r f w -VWJIPIV T -. 'N GW'W'Wfl'tV 4 The Commoner. ISSUED WEEKLY. Entered at the postoffice at Lincola, Nebraska, as nccond tlnsi mail matter. TERMS-PAYABLE IN ADVANCE One Year., $i.oe 5lx HontliA ; 50c In Clubs of 5 er ftioro, per yr 75c Three ncntbs 35c t'lcule Copy C Saurplc Coplea Frca. Foreign Poatagc 53c Extra, 5UDSCHIPTI0N5 can be tent direct to The Commoner. They can aleo Vc et through nevrtpapers which Iibtc adver tised a cluhiing rate, or through Itcnl agent, wheiesuch agcnU have been nppoiutcd. All remittances should be sent by post office money order, express order, or by bank diaft on New Yctk or Chicago. Do not Ecnd individual checks, stamps, or money. RENEWALS. The date on your wrapper shows rr hen yotir iutcripton tf ill expire. Thus, Jan., '04, means that payment lias been received to and including the lobt issue of January 1904. Trro -weeks arc required after money io received before lie date n the rrrapper can be chanced. CH...

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