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FEBRUARY 21, 1908
GET' IN LINE WITH THE ' ' MILLLION ARMY
Tho Commoner's Million Army is growing
every day. Havo you enlisted? If not, then
you are behind the times. Get into line and
help advance the good work preparatory lor
the campaign of 1908.
Cut out, sign and return the certificate
printed on this page for your own membership.
Or if you do not care to mutilate your copy of
The Commoner send in a request asking for a
number of blank certificates and they will bo
forwarded to you, thus enabling you to give
your acquaintances an opportunity to join iu
the work of building up the "army of a million
plan" and enabling them also to secure Tho
Commoner from now until November 1908 for
only sixty cents.
It is not possible to print in full the letters
received at The Commoner office and relating
to the Million Army plan, but extracts from
some of them are given below:
John McClintock, Churbusco, Ind. Send
me a dozen certificates. I like your paper and
wish you success.
H. L. Taylor, Newdale, W. Va. I send re
newal. Send me a dozen certificates.
W. Elmore Stevens, Wingate, Ind. Send
me a few blanks and I will try to get a few
volunteers for the million army.
Dr. S. Oberlies, Indianapolis, Ind. Send
me some membership certificates by return
mail. Best wishes for the success of democracy.
A. K. Van Home, Jerseyville, 111. En
closed find thirteen names to add to million
army recruits in the campaign for the people
&s against the classes for 1908.
S. S. Reynolds, Maxwell, Neb. Find in
closed money order for two subscriptions. I
am very much interested in the battle you are
leading against corporation domination and I
am confident that the only thing necessary to
remove prejudices and secure volunteers is hon
est enlightenment and I know of no medium as
satisfactory as The Commoner, as it is always
on the firing line and bound to be as long as
its editor-in-cjitef occupies the position that he
hasr the past eleven years, and 1 trust that will
be until th principles so earnestly advocated
by him shall be embraced in our statutes and
he shall have the authority to see to it that they
are enforced. I shall try and add my little to
the million army as I may havo opportunity.
Send me twenty-five blank certificates and I will
try and dispose of them to advantage.
W. F. Hill, Redfield, la. Send me a bunch
of certificates. I can get some subscriptions
for The Commoner.
Horace Mann, Buffalo, N. Y. I send ?1.20
for two subscriptions. Send me some more
blanks. We ought to make it ten million, l
believe in the Jeffersonian principles of equal
opportunity for all and special privilege to none
and the Lincoln declaration for the preserva
tion of a government of the people, by the peo
ple, for the people.
R F. Collins, Spokane, Wash. Find en
closed 'card and application for one years sub
ecription to The Commoner, and membership
in the million army. I realize the great impor
tance of sending good men to the democratic
JStonri convenfion. Will do all in my power
to aid the cause of true democracy. May this
prove a happy and prosperous year for The Com
moner and its editor. Will you please mail me
a few blanks for the million army. Believe I
can get a number of subscribers soon.
W. E. Crone, Springfield, Mo.I send
$1.80 for three Commoner subscriptions. i
hope all democrats will get to work. It looks
godtome. I will do all I can. Send me more
certificates. T , rn
George W. Potter, Pomfret, Vt. I send 60
cents and one certificate. Send me some more
blanks and I will try to have them flledouL
W. I. Dixon, Nixon, Mo.I send 60 cents
and certificates. Send me more blaulis.
L. W; Nash, Grand Rapids, Wis. Send me
forty blanks for your Million Army Club and I
will make a report next week. Wanal cnf1
Gad Lyman, New London, la. Please send
me one dozen million army certificates.
M. L. Somers, Milwaukee, Wis. Send me
some blank certificates. I want to help the
M. L. Bogart, Kirwin, Kan- You may en
list me in your million army. I have been bor
rowing The Commoner from my boy and I like
it all. It just suits me. I feel as though it is
my duty to subscribe and I want you to send
me one dozen certificates and I will send ou
all the subscribers I can get. Your government
guarantee of deposits suitn me. States to guar
antee state banks is all right too. Asset cur
rency would be a good thing for tho banks but
a very bad thing for the people I think. I am
heart and hand with you. Send me Tho Com
moner one year please. Inclosed find 60 cents.
E. N. George, Bakersfield, Mo. Enclosed
please find money order, for one dollar and
eighty cents for which send The Commoner to
names enclosed. Send me some moro member
ship certificates and I will do all I can for tho
S. S. Davis, Rich Hill, Mo. I send you
money order for two new subscribers. Send
me moro certificates.
W. D. Ray, Mathiston, Miss. Find en
closed amount of five subscriptions. Send mo
one hundred certificates.
George I. Gargett, Alma, Mich. Please find
enclosed $4.80 for eight subscriptions for Tho
Commoner one year. I am doing all I can to
help recruit tho million army. It is tho duty
of every reader of this paper who believes in
reform and true democracy to do everything In
his power to increase its circulation. Let every
reader send in at least ono new subscriber.
W. A. Hurst, Williamson, W. Va. Please
mail mo 100 one million membership cer
tificates. I have half that many subscriptions
now ready and expect to complete the ono hun
dred by the time I receive the certificates.
M. Watson, Green, la. Send mo ten or
fifteen certificates. I will try and havo them
Each of the following persons has sent in
yearly subscriptions to The Commoner in num
ber as follows: N. C. Ault, Columbus, O., 6;
Frank T. Woods, Billings, Mont., 14; Jas. II.
Kendrick, Canton, Mo., 7; Andrew Wilson, Now
York, N. Y., 12; A. S. Morris, New Market, la.,
10; I. H. Stafford, Marshall, Okla., 6; Dr. M.
D. Taylor, Aztec, N. Mex., 11; Jno. W. Martin,
Jr., Chanute, Kan., 7; G. W. Dillon, Fostoria,
O., 14; W. W. Young, Liberty Center, O., 8;
W. T. Lane, Starbuck, Wash., 14; C. M. Stod
dard, Morl'anfield, Ky., 7; 'C. V. Van Winkle,
Howell, Mich., 8; L. P. Dickenson, Burns, Ore.,
9; R. J. Basel, Lake Arthur, N. Mex., 10; Isaac
P. Calhoun, Kent, Wash., 15; L. II. Daniels,
Aurelia, la., 13; T. N. Hawkins, La Cruces, N.
Mex 6; J. H. Vanlandingham, Ceresco, Nebr.,
6: Jos. E. Foster, Coyle, Okla., 8; Jud Kauf
man, Suramitville, Ind., 15; Geo. D. Culbertson,
Hood River, Ore., 6; J. A. Jayne, Cortland, N.
Y 7; Peter Hahn, Bourbon, Ind., 7; J. W.
Baylor, Tremont, 111., 7; J. C. Roe, Hayes, 111.,
10- R M. Viers, Louisville, Ky., G; Roy R.
Hammond, Gowanda, N. Y., 6; W. A. Bos
worth, Wilawanna, Pa., 6; G. A. Miller, Mar
shall, Wis., 8; Jacob S. Barley, Marion, Ind.,
9- Geo. Hause, Goldendale, Wash., 10; Earl
W Husted, Everett, Wash., 6; Wm. McFarland,
Washington, la., 6; M. S. Justis, Kioawa, Kan.,
11- Sanders Smith, Plainfield, Ind.,8; Martin
Sauer Ida Grove, la., 11; Julius J. Reiter,
Rochester, Minn., 6; E. L Willeford R chniond,
Mo., 6; Chas. W. Bean, Manila, P. I., 11, Mar
garet Kramer, Willisville, 111., 6; W. A Toler,
TJllln 111 7; Nelson Brown, Lucerne, Kan.,7;
Jos. R. Oakden, Corning, N. Y., 7; W. L. Jones,
CasopollH, Mich., 7; J. J. Klrchner, Bolhvood,
Nebr., 7; Robert ZltzelBbergej, Hiillian, W. Va.,
7: W. M. Shlckol, Hoanoke, Vn., 6; Gilbert
Culhoun, Dry Run, W. Va., 16; Win. Zimmar
man, Alderaon, V. Va., 11; Fred Cook, Bridge
port, O., 8; M. S. McCall Inter, Shnnnomlalo, Ind.,
6; R. J. Stipo, Plullsburg, Mo., 8; J. R. Mor
rison, Boulder, Colo., 6; II. A. Edwnrdu, Grand
Island, Nebr., 9; John Iligley, Falmouth, Ind.,
8; Thos. Campbell, Zolla, Kan., 6; T. Cowley,
Jr., Helena, O., 6; Samuel Munncl, CanonHburg,
Pa., 12; C. L. Decker, Wolf, Wyo., 6; M. N.
McMillan, Las VogaB, N. Mex., 1 1 ; S. W. Ander
son, Warm Springs, Va., 6; J. L. Whoaton,
Shrove, O.. 18; Chas. Stephens, Columbus, Kan.,
KG; W. 10. Robey, Caldwell, O., 9; Wm. M.
Watts. Mexico, Mo., 6; W. A. Combs, Arcolo,
ill., 6; Win. Smith, Baker City, Ore., 11; Ifl. G.
Pollard, Wcstflcld, III., 6; L. P. Dickson, Ken
ton, O., 6; C. E. Etrhelm, Balaton, Minn., 8;
Sol. W. II. Conrad, MillerHbury, O., 8; Goo. T.
Pitts, Wellington. Kan., 49; W. II. Tlsch, Graas
Lake, Mich.. 7; W. W. Modlin, Now Castle, Ind.,
U; M. E. nillpy, Forest Grove, Ore., 8; Goo.
M. Traylor, Jasper, Ind., 7; Jos. Devlguo, Wa
vorly, Nebr., 13; M. L. Clark, Zephyr, Tex., 6;
John C. GiesU'r, Payetto, Ida., 7; James Devon
ney, Omaha. Nebr., 8; J. 13. Hitchcock, Oberlin,
O., 6; W. W. Hamilton, Murray, Nebr., 10; J.
R. Armor, Llurgottstown, Pa., 7; W. R. Duff,
Denver, Col., 15; A. J. Scoggins, Diuuba, Cal.,
7; Ed. L. Jones, M. D., Greenwood, Nebr., 14;
J. F. Plemon, Staples, Minn., 8; A. M. Lawson,
Delight, Kan., 6; II. C. Hubbard, Humboldt,
la., II; W. S. Ives, Annandalc, Minn., 20; R.
J. Williamson, Grundy Center, la., 11; N. P.
Lea, So. Hill, Va., 8; T. J. Howard, Macksburg,
la., 7; C. Henry Witto, Ft. Atkinson, la., 22;
W. J. Shields, Oakland, 111., 0; Dr. G. W. Miller,
Woodson, 111., 7; John Ring, Obhco, Wis., 7;
S. H. Lander, Osceola, la., 0; Jason Uottorff,
Cortland, Ind., 14; David Sang, Dulutli, Minn.,
9; M. Dempsoy, Pana, 111., 8;" Jno. Kisor, Shaw
han, Ky., 6; Jas. T. Robinson, Salem, W. Va
18; A. Nordstrom, Shenandoah, la.. 7; T. J.
Casey, Seattle, Wash., 9; L. F. Smith, Chlcugo,
111. 7; Geo. W. Hubbs, HammondBport, N. Y.t
12;' E. W. Beadel, Benolt, Miss., 15; John Mc
Beth, Hopkins, Mo., 6; R. L. Sexton, Milton,
la., 1G; T. J. Wilson, Vinlta, Okla., 6; Carlton,
A. Crano, Kcndaia, N. Y., 8; Geo. Weaver, Dur
ango, Col., 8; J. M. Churchill, Hurley, S. D.,
26; Jas. M. Washburn, Marlon, 111., 7; M. II.
Mundy, Mt. Carmcl, 111., 48; Mark Lyon, El
wood, Nebr., 13; M. M. Lafferty, Logan, Kan.,
6; V. II. Parker, Fredericksburg, O., 6; Chas.
Stephens, Columbus, Kan., 67; C. C. Parker,
Jefferson City, Tenn., 6; L. C. Harsh, Ponca
City, Okla., 9; S. S. Momand, New York, N. Y.,
15; James Bleakley, Rosemond, 111., 7; J. II.
Paxter, Adams Basin, N. Y., 6; Geo. W. Finnup,
Garden City, Kan., 12; Philip Lauffer, Harrison
City, Pa., 10; F..W. Swanson, Alamosa, Col.,
10; Geo! S. Seymour, Cannonville, N. Y., 7;
Thomas S. Hayes, Chamberlain, S. D., 6; E. D.
Holland, Deer Lodge, Mont., 7; T. J. Griggs,
Granville, la., 10; N. P. Lea, South Hill, Va.,
11- CD. Mayhugh, Mooresville, Mo., 8; S. S.
Morgan, St. Charles, la., 8; N. R. Tucker, Fre
mont, O., 6.
moner will be
sent from now
ber, 1908, to
every one who
will sign and
by Sixty cents.
Your Opportunity to Help
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ONE MILLION MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE
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HEADQUARTERS LINCOLN, NEB.
T hereby ettliit to the Commoner Army and pledge my
assistance In bringing success to Democratic arms.
Enclose boc to cover the expense of sending 7 he Commoner to my address
until the cUse of the 1908 campaign.
NoTX.-MembeiKhp certificate wfil be eountcrsljmcd with Mr. Bryan's printed rism
ture and numbered In tho order they are received at The Commoner ofllce: and they wUl
bo returned at the dose of the campaign to tho member wno apnea mem. n "hubiuu.
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