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MARCH 18, 1910
1 Washington News
Tho house of representatives has
passed a bill extending the time of
payments for Rosebud reservation
lands for one year. This will pro
vide relief for four thousand settlers.
Explorer Peary has declined to
submit to congress the proofs of his
discovery of the noTth pole. His
friends say he will save the proofs
for magazine articles.
All Washington was upset by the
announcement that P. C. Knox, Jr.,
the twenty year old son of the sec
retary of state, had eloped with Miss
May Boler, an employe in a depart
ment store at the national capital.
Attorneys for corporations have
filed in the supreme court briefs at
tacking the corporation tax.
deny its constitutionality.
Retail meat dealers testifying be
fore the high cost of living commit
tee placed upon the farmers and
packers responsibility for the high
price of meat.
The house has passed a postofllce
appropriation bill carrying appropria
tions aggregating $241,000,000.
President Taft sent to the senate
the following nominations for the
customs court of appeals: Chief Jus
tice .Robert M. Montgomery of the
supremo court of Michigan to be pre
siding judge. Associate judges: Wil
liam H. Hunt of Montana, James F.
Smith of California, Orion M. Barber
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The Sublime Oberammergau
In the llttlo village of Oberammergau in the Bavarian Highlands, tho
Sacred Drama of tho Passion Play of Jesus tho Saviour, will bo presented
this summer. It has been presented every ten years by tho people of
this village as a religious fete In fulfillment of a vow made to God
centuries ago in return for His mercy in delivering them from pestilence
and sparing their lives. It will bo an event of world-wide interest. Al
ready tho full capacity of many steamships has been sold out for
months ahead to those who will make the pilgrimage to seo this won
derful religious ceremony.
"The Passion Play" on Post Cards
At enormous expense tho original photographs taken from sconces in
tho Passion Play have been secured and reproduced in many beautiful
colors. There are fifty-five views in all, regular post card size, packed
in a neat box ready for mailing.
A full description is printed on the back of each, card, bo by beginning
with No. 1 and looking at the pictures in the regular order you havo
tho Passion Play before you a wonderful and beautiful presentation
of the greatest event In tho history of mankind.
A booklet describing the play and tho people in it accompanies each
set of tho cards. It is estimated that 50,000 people will visit this play.
Everybody will be talking and reading about it, and you will be fortu
nate to have this opportunity to secure this fine set.
How to Secure a Set for Yourself Without Cost
Commoner readers who are interested in tho political principles ad
vocated by this paper may view this remarkable religious play by fifty
beautiful post cards without expense.. We want you to wrlto at onco
and secure one of these beautiful cards and learn our plan by which
a full set of these cards are given away.
of Vermont and Marlon. Dovrles of
CUT OUT AND SEND US THIS COUPON AT ONCE
THE COMMONER, Lincoln, Nebraska i
Unclosed find one two-cent stamp for wrapping and mailing one card out
of tho set of tho Wonderful Passion Play post cards. Please adviso me how
1 may secure tho complete set.
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Tho interstate commerce commis
sion was substituted for tho proposed
court of commerce in tho admin
istration railroad bill by tho house
committee on interstate commerce.
Representative Sisson of Missis
sippi has introduced in tho house a
resolution declaring tho fourteenth
and fifteenth amendments to tho fed
eral constitution to bo null and void,
and calling upon tho attorney gen
eral to submit tho question to tho
A Washington dispatch carried by
tho Associated Press says: "A curi
oub case of a charge for demurrage
by the Denver & Itio Grande Rail
road company against tho United
States government was, decided by
the interstate commerce commission
in favor of the governmont. A bill
of $440 for demurrage on various
carload shipments of cement intend
ed to be used by the reclamation
service was presented to the govern
ment by the railroad company. The
government refused to pay it and
brought a complaint against the road
in order to commission. In its opin
ion, Commissioner Prouty dissenting
tho commission held that the de
murrage charges were not assessed
in accordance with any provision in
the defendants tariff and therefore
did not constitute a valid claim
against the government."
Representative Olmstead intro
duced the new Porto Rico govern
ment bill. The bill is a legislative
novelty in the form of a declaration
of rights and is designed in itself
to serve as a constitution for that
George W. Da Cunha, an architect
of upper Mont Clair, N. J., has writ
ten an open letter protesting against
the Gallinger bill to grant a federal
charter to tho Rockefeller founda
tion. The letter was received by
the senior senator from each state.
It sets forth that "the Incorporation
of Rockefeller's millions and the
granting of a charter by the United
States is a dangerous precedent
against public policy. It is stated by
Mr. Da Cunha that the placing of
tho accumulations of Rockefeller in
an incorporated body eliminates the
family and thenceforth thero can be
no inheritance tax collected from the
succession of this fortune.
United States Senator John W.
Daniel of Virginia suffered a slight
stroke of paralysis at Daytona, Fla.
The physicians say he will recover.
A joint resolution has been intro
duced in both houses of congress
providing for the appointment of a
commission of three senators and
three representatives to enquire into
tho death of James N. Sutton at the
Annapolis naval academy in October,
In briefs filed with the United
States supreme court, tho Standard
Oil company's attorneys declared that
the company's profits are over 25 per
cent a year.
Representative James B. Perkins
of Rochester, N. Y., serving his fifth
term in congress, died at a local hos
pital after an illness of several weeks.
The postal savings bank bill,
which has passed the senate, will
not bo reported out of tho house
committee on postofflces and post
roads until a caucus of the republi
can members of the house so directs
President Taft has sent to the sen
ate the following nominations for
tho new customs court of appeals:
"MAIL ORDER" KIND
Tho World's Standard Do Laval
Cream Separators are not sold in
tho "mall order" way and there
fore not advertised with the big
newspaper space and big "word
claims" used to sell low grade
separators in that manner.
Part of tho money spent in
costly advertising and catalogues
to sell inferior separators in tho
"mall order" way is put into
vastly better made machines in
tho case of Do Laval separators,
and part of it into commissions
to local agents who look after
tho setting up of tho machine
and tho instruction of the buyer
in Its proper use, as well as the
prompt supplying of any needed
parts for It in tho years to come.
That's the difference In the
method of sale between the De
Laval and most other makes of
cream separators, of which the
De Laval buyer gets tho benefit
Instead of tho newspaper and
If you don't know the nearest
De Laval agent to you send for
a catalogue and his address.
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