Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (May 7, 1909)
T &r -f wnm m',9mmttlf
VOLUME 9, NUMBER IT
" mmmm tmammwmmmm tmm mm mm mmtmmmmtmimmmmmm wmmwmm mm
H ILi Jxft?44&ra4 iw rrnTr. nnANn nnnv f ?Tv 'II irffii 'lift a flTJrT7y.yisV'-- '"ITMP MM i lull ' -Hi I
. Bili.-nTHftll .----T-PLJ 1 CT1a.JU.-1H J-m-a---- -T fcl. Tm '.m WlW a I !., II I ui "MHf fMtWW --. .--.. . . . -..
NAPOLEON'S namo fills more pages in the world's solemn history than that of any other mortal. The advance of his Grand Army into Russia is the turning
point in his career and marks the beginning of his downfall. The picture shown herewith from Ridpath's History, the original of which was displayed at
tho World's fair at Chicap-Oi marks but one event out of thousands which are fully described and illustrated in the world-famed publication.
HISTORY OF THE
The PUBLISHER'S FAILURE placed in our hands the entire unsold edition of this monumental work, brand new,
down to date, beautifully bound in Half Morocco, which we must sell immediately. We offer the remaining Sets
A LESS Than Even DAMAGED SETS Were Ever Sold
Wo will miiiio our price only In direct letters to those sending the coupon below. Tear off the coupon, write name and address plainly and
mail now before you forget it. Dr. Ridpath's family derive their income from his History, and to print outf price broadcast for the sake of more
quickly selling theBe few sets would cause great injury to future sales. Send Coupon Today. The sample pages are free.
t Jefferson Davis said: "I
esteem 'Ridpath's History of
tho World of very groat val
ue, and hope It will find a
plnco generally in the libra
ries of our schools, as well
as upon the shelves of read
ers in ovory walk of life."
Prof. Long, Sunt. Public
Schools, St. Louis, said: "I
anhosltntlngly commend Dr.
Ridpath's History of tho
World as tho ablest work on
that subject which I have
The Christian Herald said:
No other work of Its kind
has over supplied a history
so woll suitou to the needs
of all classes and conditions
of men. Wo clioerfully
commend this most popular
nnd complete of all world
Histories to our readers."
11 In. tall,
L till liii I
fulfil itlil NMMIK
7 Sg-jSS iW- J""": ' " "Tl' '"WI.-K :-, vT."lwyy'y--
'ft XS&m .. f MJM - - . ,, ...... ....u.llililMHtHlUtd ? .
y-'VrlWn W"ri ?l-.rtS - ""a:..... " l::."".,v" .'.: ..va-h.?
s;ii,;-,,y .yM i:- .rsrnv i ....vi'.r ":'"" ..:v:.':i -'...;:.. -vr i
Mf fwMoflfopouowr. 5SVi-?:ivv.:jv::l"'V.r;r::.vv;;,i:;;.".z,i5'
flllS I .- I "!!... :; i"-. .".;.....
I Jill til I him .ihii "l'"'mm,- I ""CS Oil
t .:- 'A f"i lv ',""""- - -" .itf fj --' ' i-i'i ,; ? li'VOrr. iSfcW -rA; Vfi
!? MJw SSsii j ' ' ' " ' -" i i fy "" - ' " "g ;;, ' rrTT ir-1 'ft
Kir nir :v ,. j .'.&.. r. . .: ffftyu, ii.t r.i ffssssi 1 1 i titfjftjftti iiiifir. h . frffittiiiif
j . irjM I, i i . f 'I - . j 1 1 1 rr r ,: .-- : . r- i i I -. . t r f f fs iiiikimi-'ij. 1 1 J J I J I II jj Si . n ; . . 1 1 M II I it I ft II I rf
Pli HT . sllB
' ki!l'il m ?;: ' - - .. --- I sss::""""'.':::::;. i .r.V i: ' WM l---'" ':i A
"Ulir"'!!!! "'Hi"1 Ml-ll . HJ. f
" I Sw'.V:; :".: ,.,.v.fi'.? Ji il C .
vol. i) .'jv :y). WM
ixi tVomr st'c ':; IM .
r " .
4,000 doable-column pnges.
L',000 Hiiperb UluNlriitlor.
Set boxcu welyrliM CO lbs.
"'StK niDPATH tote .you back to the "dan of h.story. long before the
?.!'"!?! " ploturi the great historkal ovoni a fUS ?hey JUlt ff JRRL..!'?l.b'i .d?w? th.ro.uSh the romantic
oqualed. Ho pictures the crcnt blarm-ioni mmnfn n i,u
worn 1inmnnln ir.. , o . iiiuubu .ux3y
. ;: VA'1 3V u"iui"r. ?! ,j carrle.s yu ith him to
rinra. T , V i ueGl Klngs aua eens and war-
..w.u, vu oil, in niu ItUIllJlIl NOTlflTn' tn mnvnli nvnlnnt
Saladin and his dark-skinned followers; to sail the south-
V;- ,? Wltu ijruK0 vo circumnavigate the globe with
.....fc,......, t wuwu umt uiin une or uroek spearmen
r r , u Ul irsian nordes on the lleld
04 nonrhnrn St
IMenso ninll wltlinnt, rnst.
tn mn. sninnln nnmm nf
Itli" rmtli'rt Hlktofu .r
till) Vorlll. nrmtnlttliin- ir..
tocrnvnroa of Nnimiium n.wi
OlIKOII li'll'nlintll nnnnmliinu nF
Soornlos. Piinsnrmiil HIinl-ncnnnKA
-.--., . ....v. .. .... MIIIIIlt1llilTf
infill Off 'lltllll llllll .Immil illiimnni
or I'niinniii ('ninil nml ivriin ... r,.n
JinrtlHilnrs of your speplnl oITor to
'lno Commoner renders.
to know Napoleon as you know
Wrlto your namo nnd address plainly and mall
RIDPATII in your home means you need
never snnnri' n InunUr i tt-..
r. i V Vi x, ""J "Touiufc, iuu can
associate with the world's heroes; you can
U"M "" ivuuicon wun Uaesar, after which
ixuuw wus iree no more. You can sit nt
the feet of Socrates, the loftiest genius
Ul l" "nmom world. It is ennohHnir
to commune with these children of
uubuny. to be associated with
eiwit men and events is to hn
great one's self and you will add
your store of knowledge,
which Is power, and to tho
nenness of your life.
SEND COUPON TODAY
..', ; c'l' "ww ""K uuwu tuiuuiiii me romantic
troubled times of Chaldea's grandeur and Assyria's magnificence: of
j.uu.uo ou.iuu aim luiuiy, ui ureuian ana ttoman splendor: of
Mohammedan culture and refinement; of French elegance and British
power; of American patriotism and religious freedom, to the dawn of
yesterday. He covers every race, every nation, every time, and holds
you spellbound by 'Us wonderful eloquence. Nothing more interesting,
absorbing and inspiring was ever written by man. b'
niDPATH throws tho mantle of personality over the old heroes of his
Jl!Li li AI1exall(Iel, is there; patriot, warrior, statesman, diplomat
crowning the glory of Grecian history. Xerxes, from his mounTain
Platform sees Themistocles with three hundred and Sty GrSk SSm
? h,B. Pei5a; ?,eet f 0Ver a thound sail, and he lp to mouJd thl
language in which this paragraph is written. Rome perches Nero u Don
tho greatest throne on earth, and so sets up a poor mad- P
.u Q uumo tu biuuu ior uouuuess centuries as tho synonvm B
0 w. UWtbJ, i1IUivuu iigutb vvaterioo again under
ff TnlTJy' t P2e,S bef0re tlle iron f act tllat at last
the end of his gilded dream has come. Washington is
there, "four-square to all the winds," grave thoughtful
proof against the wiles ef British strategy Z le )0 Ce
?5w a 8G frIeUds;1 olear-seeinS over the heads of his
fellow-countrymen, and on into another Century, the most
colossal world-figure of his time.
200,000 Americans Own and Love Ridpath I Monthty.
j i -a
Powered by Open ONI