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"VOLUME 12, NUMBER 48
How it Stands at Home
On November 1st, 1912, The Midwest
Life had In forco 57G policies on Lincoln
Pcoplo aggregating $968,700 of In
surance. By December 31st It will have
at least $1,000,000. All this has been
written since May, 190C, and represents
a not incrcaso of $165,000 a year after
deducting all policies terminated for
any cause death, surrender, change or
lapse The total Insurance In forco on
November 1st was $4,488,000. One policy
out of every flvo was held by a citizen
of Lincoln. There aro few companies
doing business In this state, if any,
which can show such strong support
from Its homo city.
The premiums on policies Issued by
The Midwest Life aro low. The policies
are fair In their terms. Somo provldo
for the payment of double the face
amount of the policy In case of acciden
tal death. For other Information, call or
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choking spells or other
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The following is from tho Associ
ated Pres3 correspondent: One of
the most important moves in recent
years to prepare tho national mili
tia for use in time of war is proposed
in letters addressed by Acting Secre
tary Oliver to the governors of all
the states and territories, inviting
their co-operation in the war college
Diana for tho organization of the
militia into sixteen tactical divisions.
The letters point out that if the
militia is to be used as a field force
effectively in war time, it can effec
tively bo done by this system of
divisions and to insure the proper
working of the plan all of the de
tails should be worked out in time
of peace. In the outline of the di
visions, no places are given to sepa
rate companies of infantry, which, it
is said, should be absorbed into regi
ments or other larger organizations.
Field tmies would be formed by the
grouping of two or more divisions of
the militia or by combining one or
two divisions of militia with one of
regular troops. Regular organiza
tions would form the fourth brigade
of any division assigned to a field
army, for the reason that the or
ganized militia is localized while the
regular army must go anywhere
Some money will be available for
the assistance of tho state authori
ties. The war department also pro
poses to detail inspector-instructors
to assist state officials and war ma
terial, for the militia, will be dis
tributed and stored in suitable depots
to bo at hand locally when mobiliza
tion is ordered.
General Oliver plans to havo the
first four of the sixteen tactical di
visions composed entirely of regu
lar troops, with the District of Co
lumbia militia assigned to duty as
The remaining divisions would be
composed of the following state
Fifth, headquarters Boston; Maine,
New Hampshire, Vermont, Massa
chusetts, Rhode Island and Connec
ticut. Sixth, headquarters at Albany,
Seventh, headquarters Harrisburg,
Eighth, headquarters Washington;
New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware,
Virginia, West Virginia.
Ninth, headquarters Atlanta:
North Carolina, South Carolina,
Tenth, headquarters Nashville;
Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and
Eleventh, headauarters ColnmhiiR'
Ohio, and Michigan.
Twelfth, headquarters Chicago;
Thirteenth, headquarters St.
Paul; Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota,
North Dakota and South Dakota.
Fourteenth, headquarters Kansas
City; Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska,
Fifteenth, headquarters San An
tonio; New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas,
Sixteenth, headquarters San Fran
cisco; California, Oregon, Washing
ton, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada
Under this comprehensive scheme
every militia organization in tho
United States is definitely nlnnari in
the station it would occupy in mobi
lization of the army for war purposes.
NONE TOO SOON
Perturbed Diner "What on earth
is tho matter with you Ahis evening,
waiter? First you give ino the fish,
and now you give me tho soup."
Waiter (confidently) 4Well, to
tell the truth, sir, it was 'igh time
you 'ad that fish."The Sketch.
Contributions for the national
democratic campaign sent through
Tho Commoner, November 2, 1912:
Emanuel Klauser, Winfield,
Kan $ 2.00
R. A. Jones, Bridgeport,
B. C. Jones, Bridgeport, Ala., - 1,00
Unas. Bertram, Centerville,
T. L. Foster, San Augustine,
French Davis, Dallas, Tex. . .
John Lynch, Iron Mountain,
W. T. B. South, Jackson, Ky.
J. F. Webster, St. Paul, Neb .
Peter Jensen, Boelus, Neb . . .
Niels Jensen, Boelus, Neb. . .
Sam Bowers, St. Paul, Neb.,
John J. Sazama, St. Paul,
John Campbell, Muskogee,
Francis Lang, Leroy, N. D.,
Aaron Stockton, Boomer, W.
W. W. Chesley, Schaller, la.
James Condren, Streator, 111.
J. E. R. Millar, Lincoln, Neb.
J. W. Bailey, Milligan, Tenn.
James Tullock, Pioche, Nev.
Dr. J. D. Whitacre, Romulus,
R. E. Hutchins, Paw Paw,
L. Stephens, 508 3rd St..
Marietta, 0 10.00
H. J. Turner, Ethel, Ark. . . 2.00
Gus Olson, Sunlight, Colo. . . 1.00
F. M. Rohe, Maple Leaf
Creamery, Osseo, Minn
B. K. Knott, Clarksville, Pa.
H. M. Price, 50 Gold Ave.,
Grand Rapids, Mich
W. L. Nance, Lewisville, Ark.
F. M. Sanders, M. D., Her
C. T. Swinford, New Smyrna,
W. W. England, Afton, Okla.
H. C. Cunningham, Afton,
Clarence C. Hook, Renova,
Arthur Lagervall, Renova,
J. E. Leiser, Renova, Minn. .
C. A. Brainard, Idaho Falls,
M. G. Brainard, 269 Lava St.,
Idaho Falls, Idaho
John Starr, Canfield, Minn.. .
01 e Monson, Stillwater, Minn.
S. S. Pixler, Cherokee, la. . .
Dr. W. O. Stone, Blooming
E. B. Stone, Bloomington,
W. H. Hord, M. D., Maysville,
Jas. R. Lewis, Caruthersville,
Nicholas Wilkinson, 300 W.
Webster Ave., Muskegon,
G. W. Ray. R. 2. Boy 4. I
Lewiston, 111 i.qo
A. J. Horton, Summum, HI. . . i!oo
John Mylotte, 17 Watklns
Ave., Rutland, Vt 40
L. N. Peter, Quincy, Cal 140
John E. Denham, Pattons-
burg, Mo 1.00
Frank S. Stowell, Chilson,
n. y ; 40
Thos. J. Brown, Soldiers
Home, Cal .. q
a. a. warns, jbox. 73, Platte-
kili, N. Y 100
James Childs, Maysville, Ky. 100
Guy A. Johnson, Santa Rosa,
Cal 2 00
Thos. Larkin, Buckeye, Wash. 200
O. F. Barth, San Andreas,
J.. Jr Boyett, Rooms X & Z
. Bank Bldg., West Tampa,
Jos. L. Bailey. Cor. Main &.
,r D,ivis!n St., Salisbury, Md. 10.00
M. M. Fry, Bommers Ferry,
Idaho i oo
Charlie Fry, Bonners Ferry,
WEEK ENDING NOV. 11, 1912
Mrs. Nancy C. Myers, 40
Broad St., Akron, O $ i oo
Mrs. Chas. Taylor, 40 Broad
St., Akron, O i oo
James-Gaynor, Route No. 3,
Box 40, Grand Rapids,
Benj. J. Stoddart, Waupun,
Dr. Theo. Snypp, E. Auburn,
Horace Vermilya, St. Paul,
T. J. Montgomery, 1024 Mar
shall St., Youngstown, O. 1.00
J. L. Gilmore, R. 1, Ripon,
V. R. Sim, Nebraska City,
M. A. Ellsberry, American
Falls, Idaho 2.00
J. M. Wolfe, Gillett, Ark 1.00
Len Hamilton, Leon, la 1.00
G. R. Young, Safford, Ariz .. . 1.00
E. W. Redd, Richmond, Va. 1.00
M. M. Smyth; Buffalo, N. Y. 5.00
John Callahan, Walkar, W.
A. C. Bowlin, Simi, Cal 1.00
T. J. Deck, 01333 Sherwood,
St., Spokane, Wash 1.00
F. L. Word, Jim Wells Co.,
Alfred, Tex 1.00
C. V. Gallagher, Kansas City,
Clarence V. Gallagher,' Chi
cago, 111 1.00
J. P. Buller, 535 N. 16th St.,
Lincoln, Neb 3.00
A. H. Parsons, Temple, Tex. 5.00
Wm. F. Jessen, Brush, Colo. 2.60
J. F. Clark, Sioux Falls, S. D. 2.00
Paul M. Polk, Vicksburg,
W. L. Polk, Vicksburg, Miss. 1.00
"A Friend," Lincoln, Neb... 1.00
"A Friend," "T. H." Ro
chester, N. Y 1.00
W. H. Vahey, 933 W. Rayen
Ave., Youngstown, O. . . . 2.00
'O. E. Thomas, For tine, Mont. 1.00
W. B. Lawson, Care Coulter
Dry Goods Co., Los
Angeles, Cal. . , 3.00
C. J. Vifquain, Dawson, Y. T. 5.00
ABOUT THE COMMONER EDITOR
Baltimore Sun: In the midst of
democratic jubilation let us not for
get the man who fought so bravely
at the Baltimore convention for the
nomination of a candidate acceptable
to the people. Moses led the Israel
ites out of. the land of Egypt and
through the wilderness, and gave
them a code of laws which has come
down to us through many centuries,
but he was not permitted to enter the
promised land. Mr. Bryan's ex
perience has been similar in charac
ter, and though he has been a great
leader of his party, as well as politi
cal thought, he has been shut out
from the happy land of Canaan.
But the country does not forget
the splendid service he has rendered
during all these years, nor his part
in making certain the nomination of
Wilson. Like Clay, he may never
reach the summit of political ambi
tion, but there will be room and op
portunity for him in national affairs
during the next four years.
Portland (Ore.) Dally Journal:
At last, the United States has thrown
a great vote of confidence to William
The great Nebraskan shares with
Woodrow Wilson the recent honors.
The platform that was indorsed was
written by Mr. Bryan. The candi
date elected was nominated by Mr.
Bryan. Tho great national policies
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