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VOLUME 8, NUMBER IT,
The Commoner. u
William J. UnvAN
H1CJI.A J1) L. Miitcalfk
Giiaulks W. IlltTAW
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THE COMMONER, Uncoln, Nob.
But can the government establish "forest
reserves',' as fast as the tariff protected" lumber
batons, cut thqm down? - --'
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--TMr "mttnufactffreK of pulp have about
squeezed tho consumors of paper into a sem
blanco of that commodity.
Strange that some of thoso administration
legal lights novor thought of getting out an in
junction against Castro.
Admiral Evans ajso thinkB the armor belt
too low," says tho Philadelphia Telegraph. The
admiral refers to tho position, not the price
. L,00,k at tho 'doughnut, not at tho hole,"
la tho latest republican Blogan. All right, but
tho' doughnut would be bigger if tho hole were
look nil ? SeAm ,hat a11 Winston Churchills
L? L t0. tAmerlcan and British voters
which may not bo quite so complimentary to tho
voters, after all. lu,uie
) Gn Mr' TonGr of Pennsylvania, takes a
soat in congress, ho will find his former experi
ence as a baseball pitcher handy. He will have
to perform some mighty curves in order to get
anything worth while past Speaker Cannon
i, ThG 2nr dePartment has issued an order
that no officer shall be chosen who stands less
than five feet, five inches in height. Time was
when such an order would have barred a couple
of men who mado big military reputations
Napoleon Bonaparte and Phil Sheridan.
iflnH?Gi;,Sne?ly pokes fuu at a correspon
dent who . fai led to spell a word correctly.
Harper a Weekly seems to be as deficient in the
knowledge of common politeness as its corre
jpondent is of orthography.
Mr. Littlofleld was the only man in con
gress to vote against the employers liabilitv
aw, and ho is about to quit congress When
he voted "no" ho looked' at BaiSel GompoiS
an muttered, "Sp there, now!" rompers
, Senator Aldrich Is very anxious' to force
upon a country that did not want'GO-cont
dollars" a lot of uo'llalrs that contAih':no -cents.
But' consistency never was a characteristic of
gentlemen of tho Aldrich school. "-l"5tu- OI
Commoner Million Army Plan
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plying for It, from now until tho close of tho
1908 campaign, for 45 cents. It is hoped that
through tho million army plan, Tho Commoner
may bo placed in every precinct in every stato
in tho union.
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tho work of building up the "army of a million
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Ccnmoner from now until November, T908, for
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It is not possible to print In full the letters
received at Tho Commoner office and relating
to tho Million Army plan, but extracts from
some of them aro given below:
O. S. Griggs, Cando, N. D. Enclosed please
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me some more certificates.
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in tho million army. I wish you would send me
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in Oregon almost every democrat is a Bryan man
and many republicans are with us. We have
organized a good, enthusiastic Bryan club here.
A. B. Wilson, Hutsonville, 111. Enclosed
find 60 cents and one membership certificate.
Please send mo moro certificates as there are
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Each of the following persons has sent in
five yearly subscriptions to The Commoner:
Wm. J. Dum, Lancaster, O.; G-. P. Armstrong,
McEwonsvillo, Pa.; Mrs. Elizabeth P. T. Houk,
Dayton, O.; J. H. Terrett, Michigan, N. D.;
Cyrus Davis, Dayton, Wash.; T. S. Culver, Port
Clinton, O.; John Williamson, Oskaloosa, Kan.;
W. J. Alloway, Muddy Creek Forks, Va.; A.
Freeland, Mt. Pleasant, Tenn.; H. F. Hamp
shire, Clrcleville, O.; Jno. Funk, Denver, Colo.;
John Meade, Piper, Kan.; J. M. Vannice, Max
Cass, N. D.; Wm. A. Woodworth, Denver, Colo.;
John H. Spencer, Forest, O.; J. A. Glenn, Mor
gantown,. W. Va.; D. G. Harrington, Oceanside,
Cal.;.T. P. Maunion, Eldorado, Kan.; M. E.
Gorman, Morgantown, W. Va.; N. G. Elliott,
Reynolds, 111.; R. H. Robertson, Gracemont,
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Jr., Quarryville, Pa.; Wm. M. Rankin, Allerton,
la.; J. J. Nugent, Lockport, N. Y.; J. c. Vest,
Charlostown, Ind.; Wm. Riggs, Shelburn, Ind.
Hal M. Moran, Winfield, Kan.; Lee Prunty, Pull
mau, W. Va.; J. L. Riddle, San Jose, Cal
Frank B. Preston, Rochester, N. H.; O. P. Russ,
Raven wood, Mo.; J. M. Moungor, Fourney, Tex
F. K. Bridwell, Bedford, Ind.; Dan L. Lennant
Wadestown, W. Va.; Thos. Whaleh, Graymonti
111.; W. S. Buster, Whitesboro, Texas.; Frank A.
Foster, Manchester, Mass.; Jesse Gandy, Broken
Bow, Neb.; C. W. Eads, Thermopolis, Wyo.;
Wm. Campbell, Mt. Pleasant, la.; G. T. Paul,
Dillon, Mont.; A. A. Ayars, Williamstown, N.
J.; W. A. Deen, Walpole, 111.; A. C. Reeves,
Bozeman, Mont.; D. I. Hilsabeck, Marshalltown,
la.; A. H. Stilwell, Ashland, O.; J. E. Downings,
Dayton, O.; A. S. Marshall, Fowler, Colo.; N.
Colgen, St. Charles, Minn.; Abram Wheeler,
Prattsburg, N. Y.; W. H. Watkins, Lewistown,
O.; Justin C. Johnson, Canton, O.; G. B. Hart,
Caraopolis, Pa.; Kitt W. Marean, Glidden, la.;
Chas. B. Stillwell, Bryan, Tex.; J. M. Manners,
Havelock, Neb.; Peter J. Hallahan, Philadel
phia, Pa.; Edw. Fuller, Alexandria, Ind.; S. A.
Hayward, Hayward, Okla.; E. A. Ault, Delta,
Colo.; Hugo A. Hornlein, San Francisco, Cal.;
J. R. DeLaney, Cameron, Mo.; D. W. McGeorge,
Clarksburg, W. Va.; Balies G. Walker, Brawley,
Cal.; Jas. Stewart, Elsinore, Cal.; J. V. Way
man, Santa Rosa, Cal.; Jas. Liftwick, Loco,
Okla.; Thos. J. Casey, Seattle, Wash.; M. H.
Craig, Peculiar, Mo.; J. E. Oates, Elk Garden,
W. Va.; D. B. Pigg, Lewis Sta., Mo.; P. J. Man
gan, Scranton, Pa.; M. A. McAuliffe, San Fran
cisco, Cal.; John J. Mitchell, Beaver Dam, Ky.;'
Samuel Munnel, Cannonsburg, Pa.; P. W. More
head, M. D., New Market, Va.; Jno. E. Blattner,
Mexico, Mo.; E. P. Payne, Westfleld, N. C;
Nick Gambs, Smithland, La.; R. Beutel, Horace,'
Neb.; V. Maelzer, Patterson, Ida.; R. M. Foote,
Norwalk, Cal.; T. W. Dale, Lehigh, la.; R. L.
Counts, Coeburn, Va.; F. H. Palmer, Mansfield,
Pa.; Ralph E. Roberts, Rockport, Ind.; A. B.
Oswalt, Wabash, Ind.; Wm. McDonald, Zanes
ville, O.; Sanders Smith, Plainfiield, Ind.; S. P.
Dickson, Kenton, O.; J. W. Windsor, Boyce
ville, Wis.; Jno. S. Morgan, Carrollton, O.; Lylo
T. Hildebrand, Apollo, Pa.; Geo. D. Calvert,
Greenridge, Mo.; John W. Jenkins, Fairmount,
111.; I. A. Bruffey, Lamar, Mo.; Robt. Barclay,
Effingham, 111.; James M. Winn, Corder, Mo.;
R. E. Wallis, Winfield, Kan.; Geo. B. Baird,
Norland, Kan.; Dan Driver, Sullivan, Ind.; C.
Henry Witte, Ft. Atkinson, la.; B. I. Webb,
Rocky Comfort, Mo.; D. M. Carlton, Keensburg,
111.; J. Parnell Farell, Princeton, 111.; R. L.
Clements, Morral, O.; Harrison Jordan, Renova,
Mont.; J. M. Vannice, Lansford, N. D.; N. D.
Baker, Madison, Wis.; C. H. Goff, Cameron, 111.;
F. P. Emerson, Mishawaka, Ind.; Patrick Shan
ahan, Delano, Cal.; O. H. Wilkins, Rehobeth,
Md.; Pat Garvey, So. Kaukauna, Wis.; J. L.
Scholl, Maquoketa, la.; Nels H. Koppang,
Adams, N. D.; D. S. ChurchilL Charles City, la.;
S. M. Wilder, Spring Valley, Minn.; Edw. John
son, Bridgeport, Wash.; F. S. Howard, S. Shafts
burg, Vt.; Chas. M. Pierce, Bloomington, 111.;
F. J. Hart, Los Angeles, Cal.; Jno. C. Pitts,
Nashyille, Tenn.; J. W. Jackson, Grand Falls,
Tex.; J. H. Lemon, Beckley, W. Va.; J. W.
McDewitt, Guernsey, Wyo.; L. Stackweather,
Austin, Pa.; T. W. Huston, Unionville, Mo.; S.
E. Duncan, Drake, Ky.; J. B. Cox, Wakelee,
Mich.; B. F. Pease, Raymondville, Tex.; Rev.
E. M. Carr, Canton, Mo.; Jefferson Huff, Bland
ville, O.; Sanders Smith, Plainfield, Ind.; E. L.
Durham, Evansville, Ind.; F. A. Amos, Doe
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