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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

" U H?i. "WMium -pririwTr i -""jvwr vww ipwptwtfjwi '"-i'Tii'',yt'aT"ffy' V33fr " ---frg- orrwww "W t-' The Commoner. SEPTEMBER 18, 1903. ipmwMwww"" " if A Boy's Quick Wit. Ezekiel Willis of Geneseo was bi ought prominently before the public last baturday. By his quick wit the Uitlo iellow saved the life of DevilloJ banders, a protessional steeplo climb er, whose home is in Belmont, Alle gany county, N. Y. a few weeks ago the spire of the Episcopal church in Geneseo was struck by lightning and suftered some aainage but a few feet from the apex. Ov account of the inaccessibility of the damaged portion the trustees of the church and insurance companies ere at a loss to estimate the proper damages sustained whereby a settle ment could be 'ffeoted by the insur ance companies. Saturday afternoon Mr. Sanders ar med in Geneseo with his parapher nalia and proceeded at onca to the task for which he had been engaged. A large crowd1 had gathered to witness the hair-raising feat Sanders climbed...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

'I"11 cfMft" r'Wtmywrmi'ii.' y"BkiWi" ijapr--pwt!P,JrW The Commoner. . - VOLUME 3, NUMBER ft, 12 ppi PlipWWTw VW" It wasrecently reported that Secre tary Shaw has taken action to relievo the St. Louis banivs trom the strain in cident to expenditures on account at tho Louisiana Purchase exposition. It Ik believed that the government will deposit at least $2,500,000 on "ap pioved securities" with tho banks of St. Louis, in lino with the plan of tho secretary of tho treasury. According to a special cablegram from Romo to the Omaha World-Herald, it appears thrt tho occasion of tho czar of Russia's visit to Romo which is soon t take place, is to bo made memorable by the socialists and republicans, who are violently opposed t- tho monarch's tactics in recent IiIb tory. It is believed that the socialists are preparing for a general strike which will be declared the day the csar arrives. J, S. Dean, United States district at torney for Kansas, on September 5 re ceived orders from tho depart...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

ifwniiui.mniin,,".;..;.1" tl'l'IpiWmmi1 ?r The Commoner. 1 SEPTEMBER 18, 1903.. '3 Schuylkill region copending that it ghould be on thenet' earnings, while the men contend it should bs on the gioss earnings. The already famous national trophy provided by the United States con gress, to be awarded to the state show ing the best marksmanship among its members, was awarded in the contest of September 9 at Sea Girt, N. J,, to the marksmen of New York. The trophy is valued, at $1,000 and will be held by the winning team only one year. An Associated press dispatch from Adams, Mass., September 9, says: The date of the unveiling of the McKinley memorial statue hero has been fixed for Saturday, October 3. The prin cipal speakers will be ex-Secretary of the Navy Ldng, Governor Bates and Lieutenant Governor Curtis Guild, jr. The statue is one of the first to be elected in the memory of President McKinley in this country, and is the nsult of public subscriptions. It was reported from Washington...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

I TT - , MS The Commoner. 14 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 35, The Pioneer. G. F. Itinehar editor of the New ton (In.) Herald, read the following crlglnal$poem at ho opening of tho Southern Iowa Veterans' and Old Set tiers association aWLovilia. Tho poem rings with lofty sentiment and proves Mr. Rinehart to bo a true poet: I love tho man of nerve who dares to do The moral hero, stalwart through and through, Who treads tho unlried path, evades the rut, iud in a forest clearing builds a hut; Removes tho tares encumbering the n soil And founds an empire based on thought and toil. "Within his veins the blood of humble :.' ( .birth, Bis purpose stable as tho rock-bound earth, His mind expansive and his pulsing brain Resolving problems not of selfish gain; This man will never cerviic bond his knees He feels tho uplift of the centuries. Leviathans for him forsake the main Arid riion8ter8 leave tho forest and , - tho plain; ' The future holds no terrors for his soul; No avarice collects its robber toll;...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

K.t,& , r ' The Commoner. t . 15 SEPTEMBER 18, 1903- U Plattsmouth (Neb.) Journal: When anyone mentions the gratitude of a republic these days, the public mind immediately reverts to Schley and Wiles. Stanton (Neb.) Register: Isn't it about time the republicans start the old story about business timidity caused by fear of democratic success at the polls? Carroll ton .(Of) Chronicle: Those republicans of 1896 who howled so much for "honest money" have since unloaded a big lot of. dishonest securi ties on the people. Fremont (Neb.) Herald - Leader: Uncle Joe Cannon has visited Oyster Bay and now ho will stand without hitching Wiien the asset currency auto mobile oes ?,whizzing by. Lincoln (Neb.) Independent: The Washington P6"st says: "There is now lo flat money Agitation tb vex the peo ple." Is not the Post somewhat mis taken? What kind 61 money is asset money? Sullivan (Ind.) Democrat: Some people imagine that the money ques on is settled. The reports from the cessions of the di...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 18 September 1903

irivmyp "Vf The Commoner, .6 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 35, -V' .,,t. -v r- wk .W Lake Puzzles Scientists. " A dispatch to tho Chicago Record Herald under da:o of Indianapolis, August 1, says: With neithor outlet ror Inlet that Is at any time visible Ltko Clcott, a small body of water in Cass county, has now reached U height which it attains every seven years, and hundreds of acres of fine corn land is covered by soveral feet of water. Tho rural mail route which runs along its banks has been aban doned by the carrier, for tho water covers it to a depth of three feet and stretches beyond for several hundred yards. Lake Cicott has been an interesting rhenomonon to the people of north ern Indiana for many years, but the secret of Its rising and falling has nevor been discovered. It is the only lake in Cas county, and is about one mile square. The water is clear and cold and perfectly fresh, and, though it must "bo fed from som unseen pcurco and emptied in the same way, no one knows whence the wa...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

NPWPSRP The Commoner. WILLIAH J. BRYAN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. Vol. 3. No. 36. Lincoln, Nebraska, September 25, 1903. Whole No. 140. I A FEW WORDS WITH SECRETARY SHAW r-t To Secretary Shaw: Yor aro reported as ad vocating the passage of a law that will enable national banks to Issue emergency currency based upon their capital or assetsTJ As this would be an innovation, Jhere are several questions that ought to be carefully considered before such a law is enactedj irst Why let the relief of the public in money matters be left to the whim, caprice or interest of those who are in charge o! national banks? If more money is needed, Is it not safer and bettor to allow that money to be issued by the government which acts in the interest of all thojieople and is directly responsible to the peo ple? Experience has shown that tho, banks are governed entirely by their pecuniary interests in increasing or decreasing their circulation. Dur ing the panic period following 1893 when more money was ...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

. VOLUME 3", NUMBER aj, nation "which yourVr system makes between the banker and tho rest of tho people, and you ara asked to explain why tho administration should always yearn .for tho financier and, yet bo indif ferent to the manner in which the financier treats his customer. , SixthHave you evor read Jefferson's opinion of a bank currenqy? Ho declared that banks of issue were moro dangerous than standing armies. He pointed out that their power to contract and expand tho currency enabled them to increase or decroaso prices at will, j When you know the spec ulative tendency of the dayand tho embezzle ments .which appear after every marked fall in stocks always reveals this how can you doubt that this power to change tho volumo of currency and thus affect prices will bo seized upon by those who stand at the head of tho banking in terests? If-you say that the law can reduce to narrow limits the power of tho banks, to expand or contract tho currency, does that not destroy the flexibil...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

SEPTEMBER 25, 1903. 'it Bponslble for the Income tax, but that his, In- a fluonco was cast against it. Mr. Cleveland's closest friends on the com mittee were opposed to tho income tax, and the committee learned that Mr. Cleveland himself ob jected to a tax on individual Incomes. When the matter came up for final action among tho demo crats of the committee, the advocates of the in come tax had just one majority in favor of tho bill, and that one voted with the opponents of tho bill when the friends of tho tax attempted to at tach it to the Wilson bill. The friends of tho measure then circulated a petition and called a democratic caucus. At this caucus a resolution was passed uniting tno income tax bill with the Wil son bill, but the effort was opposed by most of Mr. Cleveland's friends. The main reason urged by the advocates of the income tax for making it a part of the Wilson bill was that if it passed separately it would run the risk of a presidential veto. It will be remembered t...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

K 4 4 .VOLUME 3, NUMBER 3c. f The Commoner; ISSUED WEEKLY. Entered nt the postofllce at Lincoln, Nebraska, as second clnssmall matter. One Year $1.00 iixA onth gOc bI Cluba ol 5 or more, per year 75c Three Months aB Single Cepy B Sample Copies Free. Ferelga Pottage 52c Extra. SUBSCRIPTIONS can be sent direct to The Commoner. They can jiIho be sent through nowBpnpcra which have ndver tlEcd a clubbluc rnto, or through local agents, where Buchagcnta have been appointed. All remittances should be sent by poBt ofllce money order, express order, or by bank dralt on New York or Chicago. Do not send individual checks, stamps, or money. , RENEWALS. -Tho dato on your wrapper shows when yoar subscription will expire. Thus, Jan., '04, means that payment has been received to and Including tho last issue ol January 10W. Two weeks arc required alter money is received beiore tho date on wrapper can bo changed. " CHANGE OF ADDRESS. Subscribers requesting a change ol address must give tho OLD as well...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

Ytryri&artKiiv 'T-prw -w -- "jr","Tr '-w-a a The Commoner. 5 The Now Fowltr BUI. SEPTEMBER 25, 1903. . Referring to President Roosevelt's refusal to accept a flag, the gift of a Boston girl, the New " York American says that tho Those people have not yet heen In- Sneclal ' formed that checks havo heen Tr-in sent from the White house to ra - the various railroad companies over whose lines the pre3idont and his party have been deadheaded in special trains with every thing supplied, including wines and cigars. There is a new Fowler bill and the American Banker presents its main features as follows: i nnnvorflTnn of Greenbacks into gold certificates. (2) Au thorization to deposit any pub lic funds in banks without so mtrifv P.TP.P.nfc a. Drior lien: and' the payment of 2 per cent interest for such de posits. (3) Notes issued against general assets. The interest received for the deposits is to be devoted to the conversion of tho greenbacks into gold notes. The governor of Michigan ha...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

J'J' V ! t'?''' v" TWVT'T""-1!' fitfjH npyyyytffo-ff 1 6 The Commoner. VOLUME 3, NUMBER 31 CURRGNT GOPIGS ' ry WVJV asWH r V111" f ' s,A mm -.. wgr SEVERAL MONTHS AGO IT WAS AN nounced that congress would bo called In extraordinary session, on Monday, November 9. Subsequently It was given out that because of tho pressing problems, the extraordinary se slon would convono early In October. Later It was reported ..that many republican leaders objected to the Octo ber session, publicly on tho ground that It would provont senators and congressmen from maUlng stump speeches In their states; and privately be cause it was thought to bo bad policy to have con gress In session prior to election day. At tho same thno it was reported in some republican pa pers that Mr. Roosevelt showed no disposition whatovor to yield to the protests of tho politicians and in some quarters it was predicted that in spite of these protests, congress would convono prior to election day. But under date of Oyster Ba...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

SEPTEMBER 25, ,1903.. . & .v ;.',", .' ditions of purchase of private company (prop erty?). ALTHOUGH UNCLE SAM'S PRINTING Es tablishment is now the largest in the world, Jfuolic Printer Palmer will request an appropria tion from the next congress of nearly $2,500,000. The public printer thinks that the capacity of the government printing office should be doubled and lip proposes that two large wings conforming to the architecture of what Is now known as the new office be built The public printer says that the present structure which has but recently been completed does not give him one-half the room re quired to carry on the constantly Increasing busi ness of the government. If ftf THE CONTRAST BETWEEN THE EXTENT, and volume of our commerce in 1903 and tnat of 1893, Is illustrated by figures recently pre sented by the department of commerce and labor through Its bureau of statistics. The Washington correspondent fpr the St Lo lis Republic says that these figures show the imports...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Nebraska, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

rwyir I'm Ml lM'W I"1 ' ' ' H 8 The Commoner. VOLUME 3. NUMBER 3fc C."'' "T ""T "jTW-n f HPWMaTHe2H0m miiks' i vi a' : - .......w-. lx- BISJ IBBffiP7- Conductedby Hteei Watts SWa Vi Depart - ;j- Dimity Dllly. Dimity Dilly is proud as a queen, Working among the corn; The corn i8 high, and its blades of green Shine under the tassels; the silk is seen Wet with the fog of the morn. In merriest mockory, hack and nick, The hoe goes into the clods, With musical mischief in every click That rlppleB across to the growing hay-rick Whore Joey is counting the loadB. "The odds come even alternately Will pea-pods open to speak?" She says sweet nothing for aye and a day; She's wearing her slipper with too t'other way, She is setting the hill on its peak. "The knobbed horns shine on my premium pair, My new wagon blooms like a rose;" But Dimity Dilly seems never to care; She keeps the crown of her bonnet where The front of it otherwise goes. "And, oh," sighs Joey, "I crinkled her hand Till Its littl...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

''VF ivmmifnifi,. u nuiitiiii.il m'f mwaaapjpai hi mupaap, w muwmmm ypwwyiwp 1 The CofiiihOfiefi SEPTEMBER 25, 1903. ' 9 aaayajsaaayflppaaajpTOi win ) miffimnMinj u n, m I, ii i the confidence that, however others might mock them, thero was, in the homo hearts a belief in their honor, a trust in their power to conquer. 00 If the little, restless feet should grow weary of the thorns of earth, ana turn backward to the golden gates ere the cares of manhood set their seal upon their sinless brows, how sweet will bo the knowledge that no act of cruelty on your part added to the burden of grief that made the way ward little heart turn gladly from its pilgrimage of pain. Bo kind to the little boys. Be patient with them. Cherish their virtues, and teach away the vices. Teach them to be men. Query Bx M. J. Answered by mail, as you re quested. Many thanks for kind words. Eunice. A lump of alum Bize of a small nutmeg to a gallon of cucum bers, dissolved and added to the vine gar when scalding ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

ptHWiyf i" -Hy-,,v-"Ty-Tjtfnii wjM1 1 trritan it i 10 The Commoner, VOLUME 3, NUMBER Wc i vVAX r" II .r 2""w. A B' kmmoRMot Hy Wealth. Mr. Morgan has his millions I haven't got a conk He has mansions built of marble I toil to pay my rent But I'vo more than Mr. Morgan When the day of toil is o'er, For I know true love is waiting Just insido my cottage door. I then hear what nevor greets him Underneath his marble dome; 'Tis a baby's happy greeting: "Hollo, pop! Has 'oo t'um home?" Rockefeller has full coffevs But mine are empty quite. He has private yachts and such things, All mine are "out of sight." But I've more than Rockefeller's Wondrous wealth of gold commands; I have dainty, wee caresses From a .baby's loving hands. 'And when'ov'ning stars are peeping Ovorhoad in heaven's dome I can hoar a childish- welcome: , "Hollo, pop! Has 'oo t'um home?" Lot them have tholr untold millions. I envy not their store. They are worth collossal fortunes I am worth a whole lot more. For I have a ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

'Wrf -' The Commoner, 8BPTBMBBK 25, 1903. ii Break in the British Cabinet An important break in the British ministry has taken place. Joseph Chamberlain, secretary of the colonies; C T. Richards," chancellor of the ex chequer, and Lord George Hamilton, secretary for India, have resigned and their resignations Lave been accepted. Under date of September 17, the Asso ciated press says that the official an nouncement of the resignations or tbese three members of the cabinet was made iri an oillcial communication, which, after stating the fact thai the three members had resigned and that their resignations had been accepted, said: "The accompanying correspondence passed between the premier, A. J. Balfour, and Mr. Chamberlain." Uhen follows Mr. Chamberlain's let ter, dated Birmingham, September U, commencing: "My Dear Balfour," in which he sots forth his reasons for his resignation. An extremely interesting feature of the letter "Is the following statement concerning a preferential tarif...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

g ---.i-rf The Commoner, 12 VOLUME 3, NUMBER ',W-J A P fc ';. k' B tmmmmmlmmmfiM i no. mi- i ' ' In the United States district court at Bridgeport, Conn., on Septombor 12 suit was instituted against tho labor union of the city of Danbury, Conn., by a firm of hat manufacturers, who want ?240,0U0 damages for a boycott and strike instituted against them by the union. The suit was brought un der the provisions . of the Sherman anti-trust law. The campaign for governor of the etato of Kentucky was oponed at Munfordvillo, Ki on September 12 by the republican candidate, Colonel Morris B. Belknap. Tho sixth annual meeting of the American mining congress came to a close at Deadwood, S. D., on Septem ber. A total cf 789 accredited members- attended the' proceedings of the meeting. done to property. Many weeks were reported along the coast, Ths city of Tampa was struck by the hurricane and much damage done to the lighting apparatus of tho city, leaving it for a time in total darkness. Tho elev...

Publication Title: Commoner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

rf" W"n,f f'flili IBf pjumnni, -r--,VaM ,.k, stakes The Commoner. JPTBMBER 26, 19,03. 13 nillam Shepard Bryan, of Baltimore lity. TUG piauorm iujlvju iniuuijmi- r to local issues, mo yiuun uu tuu ire nucstion being interesting. That ;. .. V11-kTQ "AX7r linllovo fl-inf lUUK la W3 iwiiwi.o. .,w ww..v.,v. .j the political uesumea ua marymuu. ihould be shaped and controlled oy the white people 01 tue suite, ana ,'hile we disclaim any purpose to uo iny injustice whatever to our colored imilation, wo declare without reserve jur resolute purpose to preserve in ev- iy COuservuuve uuu tuuauuuuuui my the ascendancy 01 our race. It was announced from Minneap- )lis, Minn., on September 16 that the Minneapolis Women's Christian Tem perance union will co-operate with the national Women's Christian Temper ance union in its effort to have Sena tor Reed Smoot expelled from the United States senate if, on investiga tion, he shall be found to be a polyg- nmist Blank forms of petitions are being circul...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The commoner. — 25 September 1903

The Commoner. 1.4 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 38. --. Bars Pen Names, - A cablegram to tho St Louis Globe Domocrat under date of Paris, July is, says: M. Gcrvaizo, deputy for Nancy, has drawn up a bill compelling people to drop pseudonyms, or pen names, and to us their own. The bill will soon bo preBonted to the cham ber of deputies, and already It has caused consternation In the ranks of literary men and artists, for nowhere else aro pseudonyms so freely used In the literary and artistic world as In Paris. Writers who have made reputations and are known to their readers only by their pen names believe that they will suffer great loss if they be forced to abandon them. The Countess de Martefde Janvllle, who is known to readers of society novels by tho name of "Gyp," is in tears. Pierre de Cou levalre, who has made such clover studies of American women, will bp recognized with difficulty by her real 9 name of Mio. Fayord. . Not one in fifty would know Jean '. Lorraine by his family namo of Ver ...

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