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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 10, 1911)
VOLUME U, NUMBER 44
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Coraraittoo investigations at Mil
waukee show tlrat Senator Stephen
don of Wisconsin paid $111,385.49
for hiB seat in the senate.
' A Fremont, Nob., dispatch to the
Lincoln Journal, referring to Champ
Clark's speech at Fremont, says:
Speaker Clark devoted much of his
address to a discussion of congres-
in III llll
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slonal committee hearings on tariff
questions. Ho recited incidents of
committee sessions which he said
showed the injustice of republican
tariff legislation. Comparative prices
on aTticles manufactured in this
country and sold abroad for less than
the Americans charge were quoted
at some length.
"If President Taft pursues in the
future tho policy which ho has
adopted in tho past toward tariff
legislation, we will shut off his tariff
board from its source of supply'
said the speaker.
Speaker Clark's utterances on the
subject of Canadian annexation fur
nished a subject for some heckling
from tho audience. At one point in
his address Mr. Clark became thor
oughly aroused at a question of
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"Nine-tenths of the people of this
country favor annexation of Canada,
and I don't care who hears mo say
it," shouted the speaker. "I am
willing to make this proposition.
You let mo run for president on a
platform calling for the annexation
of Canada, insofar as this country
can accomplish that end. You let
President Taft run against me oppos
ing annexation. Why, I would carry
every state in the nation."
Kyrle Bellew, the well-known
actor, died suddenly of pneumonia, at
Salt Lake City.
Norman J. Coleman of St. Louis,
the first secretary of agriculture, was
stricken with apoplexy at Lexington
Junction, Mo. He was eightyrfour
Congressman Clark C. Anderson
is generally spoken of as the demo
cratic nominee for governor of Ohio.
An imperial edict was issued at
Pekin granting the demand for a
complete constitutional government
with a cabinet from which nobles
shall be excluded. The emperor
apologized for his past neglect.
President Taft admitted in a
speebh at a dinner given by the
Hamilton club in Chicago that there
was a possibility the republican party
would be defeated at the polls next
was elected grand president of the
woman's auxiliary to the brotherhood
of railway trainmen.
Tho wets won a victory in Pickway
county, Ohio, in the election held
under tho Rose county local option
law by a majority of 817 votes.
A dispute over 6 cents between a
taxicab owner and the driver was tho
direct cause of a walk out of 6,000
drivers and the paralyzing of Lon
don's taxicab service.
. An Associated Press dispatch from
Boston prior to election day said:
District Attorney Pellitier announced
that he has requested the treasurers
of the republican and democratic
state committees to submit their
books to him for examination and
has started an investigation along
certain other lines regarding politi
cal advertisements in the newspapers.
The district attorney said his action
was due to the receipt of a letter
from Governor Foss, calling atten
tion to alleged violations of the law
of 1908 entitled "an act to prohibit
tho making of political contributions
by business corporations," and of tho
law of 1907 entitled "an act to pro
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At tho McNamaTa trial in Los
Angeles Judge Bordwell accused the
defense of attempting to circumvent
Official announcement has been re
ceived of the appointment of Mgr.
Palconio, Archbishop Farley and
Archbishop O'Connell as cardinals
and they have been summoned to
Rome for the consistory.
Alexander It. McKim, New York
inspector of dams, Bays that the
Austin, Pa., dam which broke was
only twenty feet thick at the base
instead of thirty, as provided in the
A Chicago dispatch, carried by the
Associated Press says: A letter ap
proving the purpose of America's
young people and encouraging them
in organizing for a clean civic govern
ment and the overthrow of the liquor
traffic from W. J. Bryan was read
at the opening of a conference of the
organization here. Mr. Bryan's let
ter read: "While I am in sympathy
with any effort that may be made in
the interest of temperance, I am now
carrying too many burdens to permit
me to take up any additional work
Former Governor James B. Grant
of Colorado is dead.,
The conference of governors of
cotton-growing states recommended a
reduction in acreage, a system of
storing cotton in warehouses con
trolled by the different states and
the periodical publication of statis
tics bearing upon the world's crop.
Mr. Bryan completed his tour of
Nebraska and then made a trip to
Kentucky, speaking to large crowds.
A New York disnatch to tho "LmilB-
vllle Courier-Journal says: In spite
of apparently unfounded rumors to
the contrary, the United States .Steel
corporation made the usual distribu
tion of quarterly dividends on com
mon and preferred stock.
Fifty students of tho University
of Minnesota organized a La Follette
The Iowa state federation of re
tail merchants "was organized at
Dubuque by 250 retail merchants.
Franklin H. NicolaL a fnmrittr
Auburn, Ind., banker, left the federal
prison at Leavenworth, a free man.
Mrs. Ada Marshall of Philadelphia
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