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APRIL 3, 1908
The Commoner's Million Army Plan
Through The Commoner's million army
plan it is hoped to circulate this publication in
every precinct in every state In the union. To
this end The Commoner will be sent to those
who take advantage o this plan for 60 cents
from now until after the November election.
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 in
the work of building up the "army of a million
plan" and enabling them also to secure The
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:
V. S. Hall, Bladen, Neb. Enclosed find
draft for $1.80 for which send your paper to
enclosed addresses. I think I can furnish more
signers if you .send more certificates.
J. R. Everrpad, Indianapolis, Ind. En
closed please find three membership certificates
and postoffice money order to pay for same.
Send me ten more certificates. I am one of
the many thousand who need a new bottom in
their dinner pail and think the democratic
party with W. J. Bryan at the head of it is
the only place to apply for the needed repairs.
Fred Floed, Boise, Idaho Hero I am with
my fourth regular weekly list of five subscrib
ers for The Commoner, which I obtained in
clubbing offer with my little paper the Boise
Citizen. I am determined, if possible, to send
you at least five names each week, so as to do
my share in. getting the army of a million, .sub-
S. C. Bugg, Oakland City, Ind. I herewith
enclose, you eight membership certificates, also
postoffice order to cover same. Please send 'me
some more blank certificates. . -
William O'Keefe, Plymouth, Ind. Please
"send me five hundred certificates as I wish to
start a "Bryan' club'' here in a few days.-
'Edward-Stein, Boise, Idaho Herewith find
three subscriptions to The Commoner. Please,
send me twenty-five more membership certifi
cates. Thomas McCunniff, LaJara, Colo. En
closed please find six enlistments in The Com
moner army, also check for $3.60 to cover fees
of enlistments. Please send me fifteen certifi
cates for new recruits.
D. L. Riggle, Greeftsburg, Pa. Please send'
me at least one hundred blanks. Let each
reader of The Commoner make an effort to en
list his near friends into taking the paper, as I
consider it the best political paper published
in the United States. If you send me an armful
of extra copies I shall see to their distribution
where they will do most good.
Benjamin Vandever, West Chester, Pa. A
few days ago I sent you three new subscribers
for The Commoner. Kindly send me some more
certificates and I will endeavor to have them
signed and returned.
J. M. Fox, Lewisville, Texas I enclose
postoffice money order for $1.20 for two sub
scriptions to The Commoner. Please send me
a few more certificates and some sample copies.
Chas. B. Guin, Strasburg, 111. Please send
me twenty-five blanks for The Commoner army,
also a number of sample copies.
J. F. Climer, Strafford, Mo. I herewith
send you three subscriptions. Please send me
a few more membership certificates.
Bryant Cash, Bluejacket, Okla. Please
send The Commoner to the address given below.
If you will send me some subscription blanks
I will get you several more. I have sent you
five this winter. We are going to organize a
Bryan club here at this place and begin to line
up for battle.
C. H. Goff, Cameron, 111. Please find en
closed $1.20 for which send The Commoner one
year to the following addresses. Send me some
anore membership certificates.
Jos. Caldwell, Columbus, Ind. Enclosed
please find $1.20 for two subscriptions to The
Commoner. Please send me some more blanks
and I will try to help make up that million.
J. E, O'Connor, Canton, Mont. I enclose
herewith 60 cents for The Commoner. Please
send me five membership blanks.
J. M. McCullough, Charleston, W. Va.
Enclosed find check for $1.20 for two subscrip
tions. Pleaso send mo some blank certificates.
T. C. Hodges, NelBon, Neb. Enclosod find
$1.20 for two subscriptions to The Commoner.
Please send me a few more certificates.
George McAllister, Markleville, Ind. I en
close 60 cents for one new subscriber until tho
close of the 1908 campaign. Pleaso send mo
T. J. Montgomery, Youngstown, O. En
closed find order for $1.20 for which pleaso
send The Commoner to persons herein named.
Would bo pleased to receive blank certificates
at your earliest convenience.
H. D. Geilus, Rochester, N. Y. Enclosod
find $3.00, for which send Tho Commoner to
tho enclosed named persons. We all desire to
be enrolled in The Commoner army for 1908.
F. J. Wagner, Kewaneo, 111. Enclosod
please find $2.40 for four more recruits in the
million array. Please send mo more certificates
Each of the following persons has sent In
subscriptions to Tho Commoner in number as
follows: J. W. Mahan, Lawrenceburg, Ky., 9;
S. B. McClung, Uppertract, W. Va., 0; R. P.
Dalton, LaFarge, Wis., 8; John Kinney, Mt.
Pleasant, Mich., 6; Charles E. Hamilton, Man
nington, W. Va., 6; Chas. M. Farris, Vienna, 111.,
6; O. T. Ramsland, Sacred Heart, Minn., 8; S.
V. Osburn, Osburn, Ida., 6; G. W. Harshman,
Sr., Traer, Kan., 6; Jas. B. Leavell, Bryants
ville, Ky., 22; M. P. Heasloy, Franklin, Pa., 8;
P. J. Walsh, Manston, Wis., 6; Benj. Vandover,
West Chester, Pa., 10; J. W. Jones, Clearwater,
Kan., 8; Jno. Edwards, Yalo, la., 7; D. Johns,
Concordia, Kan., 8; Daniel O'Connell, San Fran
cisco, Cal., 7; J. A. Womack, Karbers Ridge,
111., 8; Chas. B. Stillwell, Bryan, Tex., 6; J. O.
Shannon, Hiawatha, Kan., 8; A. Pursell, Mtincy,
Pa., 16; Joseph Shaw, Pembina, N. D., 12; John
F. Strohm, New Washington, 0., 7; A. L. Freo
haber, Council, Ida., 6; Jerry S. Rogers,' ' Port
Townsend, Wash., 25; C. R. Swanson, Laurens,
la., 8; T. W. Moore, Lexington, Ky., 6; W. K.
Crawford, Bluefleld, W. Va., 15; C. E. Hosloy,
Brookland, Pa., 13; L. E. Brown, Carlock, 111.,
6; A. W. Bartlett, Cambridge, la., 8; G. H.
Casavaw, Omqmee, N. D., 10; Jacob Stroup,
Payette, Ida.', 7; R. L. Glover, Rush Springs,
Okla., 14; E. S. Moss, Brocton, N. Y., 6; M. V.
B. Smith, Burke, N. Yl, 6; J. S. Cunningham,
Knoxvllle, la., 6,' W. B. Whitcomb, North Ver
non, Ind., 6; Geo. W. Ingram, Ontario, Cal.,
20; E. H. Mains, Belle Center, O., 7; J. B.
Guerrant, Danville, Va., 8; A. T. Massey, An
sted, W. Va., 10; Marion Huffman, Bollalre,
0., 7; Thos. L. Dunn, Martinsburg, W. Va., 6;
John B. Friedr Jamestown, N. D., 16; James R.
Jolly, McArthur, 0., 7; R. M. Simpson, Barton,
O., 7; S. C. Faunce, Mancos, Colo., 9; Edwin D.
Smith, Ligonier, Ind., 6? H. G. Sadler, Boone
ville, Ark., 6; W. A. Robinson, Hodgenvillo,
Ky., 11; M. F. Betkouski, Los Angeles, Cal., 7;
Aug. Holmeke, Hoskins, Neb., 7; Dayton Wait,
Elgin, Kan., 6; C. F. Paulson, Alvordton, p., 6;
Robert Bean, Gainesville, Tex., 8; Hy. Stage
miller, Alma, Mo., 19; W. A. Hurst, Williamson,
W. Va., 11; C. M. Young, Middletown, Cal., 6;
Edw. W. Madison, Douglas, Wyo., 24; D. S.
Churchill, Charles City, la., 26; Wm. M. Peebles,
Nelson, Neb., 6; J. II. Allison, New Vienna, 0.,
9; Mrs. E. L. Hunt, Winnebago, 111., 10; Chan.
Stephens, Columbus, Kan., 7; E. M. Ellis, Now
Decatur, Ala., 7; Jas. T. Robinson, Salem, W.
Va., 7; Jas. I. Robert, Monroe, Mich., 10; Jcsso
'Gandy, Broken Bow, Neb., 10; Jno. E. Hannon,
Durango, Colo., 10; II. S. Smith, Mt. Vornon,
p., 14; W. R. Bonoy, Stamps, Ark., 6; Jas. H.
Gogshall, Muskegon, Mich., 10; P. W. Cain,
Beattio, Kan., 22; Benj. J. Gunn, Arcadia, Kan.,
6; Frank Schaibloy, LaFayetto, Ind., 11; D. A.
Freeman, BoloU; Kan., 7; W. H. Stoutimoro,
Winfield, Kan., 8; J. Q. Williams, Craig, Mo.
9; A. J. White, Springdalo, Ark., 7; Gallcano
Apaciblo, Santa Cruz, P. I., 10; J. T. Goodwin,
Webster, S. D., 6; F. R. Fcncll, Now Cumber
land, Pa., 8; Jens Davidson, Westby, Wis., 7;
S. R. Chappoll, Petersburg, Ind., 7; II. Snoll,
Wilcox, Nob., 10; W. H. 'Bannon, Colo, la., 9;
-I. L. Ilubbell, Bolding, Mich., 10; E. B. GUI,
Kansas City, Mo., 6; D. Johns, Concordia, Kan.,
7; Chas. C. Nelson, Ligonier, Ind., 7; G. T.
Gardner, Macon, Ky., 7; J. G. Pruehor, Bloomer,
Wis., 30; Logan Ozburn, Murphysboro, 111., 11;
J. B. .Fleming, Pana, 111., 7; W. D. Burditt, La
fayette, Ind., 6; Roscoo W. Ent, Light Street,
Pa., 6; Eden Cavenough, Wymoro, Neb., 30; B.
P. Bloodworth, Meeker, Okla., 8; J. S. McCol
ley, Tipton, Ind., 8; H. B. Garnott, Ewing, Mo.,
9; Isaac Kirkbride, Oborlin, O., 6; J. S. Old
ham, Kansas. City, Mo 41; G. W. Doraaree,
Christlansburg, Ky., 15; A. Allen, Wanona,
Minn., 6; S. A. Morrison, Silver Cliff, Colo., 8;
J. V. Pearsall, Douglas, Ariz., 6; J. M. Steward,
Ashville, O., 7; A. J. Goodall, Vernon, Mich.,
11; Froman Doak, Pennsboro, W. Va., 11; D.
M. Scuddor, Florence, Ind., 6; C. H. Goff, Cam
eron, 111., 9; Capt. Fitch Raynsford, Windsor,
Vt.,. 7; E. Wood worth, Culvor, Kan., 7; JofT
Grigsby, Blandinsvlllo, III., 14; F. A. Partlow,
Clear Lake, Wis., 9; N. B. Laughlin, Santa Fo,
N. M., 7; John J. LeCorn, Evanston, 111., 11;
E. B. Stearns, Bethel, Mo 7; I. A. Dorter,
Pleasant Hill, 0 11; B,. F. Gillisple, Tyron,
Okla., 8; Jno. P. Smith, Pattonsburg, Mo., 15;
Thos. J. Kelly, Moridan, Conn., 6; Wm. Kolly,
Cloquot, Minn., 12; F. P. Hoods, Wolfoboro, "N.
H., 26; Dr. J. H. Ball, Crystal Falls, Tex., 6;
Jas. I. Robert, Monroe, Mich., 10; T. A. F. Wil
liams, Clinton, Tenn., 20; L. C. Gish, Eureka,
111., 8; H. A. Darby, M. D., Athens, Ala., 10;
Edward Tuck, Paris, France, 17; Samuel B.
Kirtloy,. Union .Star, Mo., 8; E. E. Anderson,
M. D., Garland, Kan., 22; John M. Baer, Apple
ton, Wis., C; S. V. Mooro, York, Neb., 13; John
W. Millor, Snohomish, Wash., 10; Wra. Nus
baum, McComb, O., 6; Nicholas Volz, Morris,
Ind., 7; Leo Copeland, Ruble, Mo., 0; John
Lyle, Belleville, Wis., 8; L. Hammond, Iro
quois,, S. D., 11; G. H. Rubley, Kinderhook,
Mich., 10; Jos. H. Studebaker, Slippery Rock,
Pa., 13; H. R. Crlchton, Mobile, Ala., 7; Jcsso
Finsterwald, Athens, 0 10; C. R. Hemphill,
Yalo, la., 6; David Mulrhead, Dresden, Kan.,
12; W. H. Pelton, Sioux Falls, S. D., 9; John E.
Wilson, St. Louis, Mo., 18; G. IT. Hill, Erie, N.
D., 8; P. E. Carter, Valparaiso, Ind., 9; Drs.
Wilson & Malloy, Ferris, Tex., 7; D. L. Riggle,
Greensburg, Pa., 7; F. E. Markley, Paola, Kan.,
6; J. W. McClellan, Grenola, Kan., G.
Here is Your Opportunity to Help
moner will be
sent from now
ber, 1908, to
every one who
will sign and
by Sixty cents.
ONE MILLION MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE
Cbe Commoner Army for 190$
HEADQUARTERS LINCOLN, HEI.
T hereby enlist in Cbe Commoner Jinny and pledge my
assistance in Drixgittg success to Democratic arms.
Enclose boc to cover the expense of sending The Commoner to my address
until the close of the jgo8 campaign.
Narx. Membership certificates win be coonteraJcned with Mr. Bryan'a printod dena
ture nd numbered In tho order they are received at The Commoner office; and tber will
be retained at the dose of the campaign to the members who rimed them, if requested.
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