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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (March 21, 1913)
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VOLUME 13, NUMBER
CHEATING THE STAGE
"Why is thoro no groat American
dramatist?" askod tho art pessimist.
"Because," ropliod tho sardonic
managor, "when an Amorlcan Is cap
ablo of thinking up a first-class prac
tical plot and dressing It up In good
spocchos ho doesn't bother about tho
theater. Ho goes Into politics."
lilts or pilm ton, Is a wlto strctclrraml
Jpllcer. wA nn! stump puller, vhe, climp,
vrrench, o cr press, rtc. I'.iicnlc I niiionnilc
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E. M. DAVIS CO., A I f)5 Davis Mock, Chicago
J 110 HUIIUIO UUIUUUI UWU uuuuuo
rganized and prepared to make tho
senato what Senator Kern calls
"democratic not only In name but In
Senator Clarke of Arkansas was
selected as president pro tempore
and other ofllcers were chosen as
Secretary, James M. Baker, South
Sorgeant-at-arms, Charles P. Ilig-
Washington, D. C.
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351 Savonth Street, WASHINGTON, D. C.
Railway Mail Clerks n'",,'lc,L rm
motion (o mm. Kxmnlnntlons May 3 in oivrv'iuilS"
Common filiinitloii Milflrlont will, y coaclil r
1 nil lii'oi matlon In e. Wrlto Tor booklet W 10 c'
Jiarl Hoi.kliiH, asliliiKtou. 1). C.
Keller. West Vireinia.
Acting assistant' doorkeeper, Carl
A. Loeffler, Pennsylania.
Tho personnel of the finance com
mittee, which Is to handlo all tariff
bills, Is as follows:
Democrats: Chairman, Senator
Simmons, North Carolina; Senators
Stone of Missouri. Williams of Mis
sissippi; Johnson, Maine; Shively,
Indiana; Gore, Oklahoma; Thomas,
Colorado; James, Kentucky; Hughes,
Republicans: Senators Penrose,
Pennsylvania; Lodge, Massachusetts;
McCumber, North Dakota; Smoot,
Utah; Galllnger, New Hampshire;
Clark, Wyoming; La Follette, Wis
consin. The complete personnel of the
leading committees, including demo
crats and republicans has been
agreed upon as follows:
Appropriations Democrats, Sena
tors Martin (Virginia), chairman;
Tillman, (S. Carolina) ; Culberson,
(Texas) ; Overman, (North Caro
lina) ; Owen, (Oklahoma); Smith,
(Maryland); Chilton, (West Vir
ginia) ; Lea, (Tennessee) ; Bryan,
(Florida); Shafroth. (Colorado.)
Republican, Senators Warren,
Assistant doorkeeper, Thomas W. (Wyoming); Perkins, (California ;
)llcr, West Virginia. Galllnger, (New Hampshire) ; Smoot,
the secretary of agriculture, when
LeniiVedAhTe rom th0 naoS3
capital. A large reception com
mittee met him at tho union station
and escorted him to the university
campus. Plans had been made to
set off seventeen bombs, as the pro
cession approached the campus. Jur
before the Houston party arrived
however, a funeral procession passed
and mistaking the cortege for the
student parade, those in charge of
the fireworks set off sixteen of the
bombs. A loving cup was pre
sented to Secretary Houston bv thr
Richard Olney has declined the
position of ambassador to Grpir
BIG BARGAIN in Choice, 30 Acre
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FOR SALE 30 acres of the most desirable and best located land in
the rich farming tract near Houston, Texas, known as Allison-
Rlchoy Suburban Gardens. This land is within a few blocks of the
railway station, Almeda a suburb of Houston and will be sold at
a reasonable price, or will trade for good Nebraska farm land or
city property. Write at once for further particulars to
Department B, Commoner Office, Lincoln, Nebraska
Rare Small Farm Opportunity
m 1 exas uulr Coast Country
bring you futuro returns r I vn! 1 investment that will
acre tract of lad? ocated two miles nL??,? choIce 3-
M- aS IKS r r" &3st ad
immediate possession. An ee LiCS Wlth Pllege of
section has proven more Profitable timn irS aCJ'e tract in this
sections. Fruit and sMmbrlrdTTe farms In many
cotton and sugar cm?X the
ing season. Thriving community iood qMi?o ,' ? ntls of grow
aud fruit-growers association Shin ? nr5 ? cn ": truck
tion of tho United States and sets higW 12?" than any sec
the best markets of the world g Prices; in eas' access of
Write for,further particulars, terms, etc., to
T. S. ALLEN, Fraternity Building
(Utah' nilvof nJonnovlvn-nin'
Dillingham, (Vermont) ; Jones,
Foreign Jtelations Democrats,
Senators Bacon, (Georgia), chair
man; Stone, (Missouri); Shiv
ely, (Indiana); Clarke, (Arkansas);
Hitchcock, (Nebraska) ; O'Gorman,
vicr iuu;, wunams, uviississip
pi); Swanson, (Virginia); Pome
rene, (Ohio); Smith, (New Mexico).
Republicans, Senators Lodge, (Mas
sachusetts); Smith, (Michigan);
Root, (New York); McCumber,
(North Dakota ) ; Sutherland,
(Utah); Borah, (Idaho); Burton,
Judiciary Democrats, Senators
Culberson, (Texas), chairman; Over
man, (North Carolina); Chilton,
(West Virginia) ; O'Gorman, (New
York); Fletcher, (Florida); Reed,
(Missouri); Ashurst, (Arizona);
bhields, (Tennessee); Walsh, (Mon
tana); Bacon, (Georgia).- Republi
cans, Clark, (Wyoming); Nelson,
(Minnesota) ; Dillingham, (Ver
mont) ; Sutherland, (Utah); Bran-
utee, t Connecticut); Cummins,
(Iowa); Root, (New York).
Banking and Currency (new)
Democrats, Senators Owen, (Okla
homa), chairman; Hitchcock, (Ne
braska) ; O'Gorman, (New York);
Re.ed (Missouri); Shafroth, (Colo
rado); Hollls, (New Hampshire);
Pomerene, (Ohio). Republicans,
Nelson, (Minnesota); Bristow
rw2S)i B?rt0 (01li0)' Jnes,
setts) J CS' (Massach:
Senator Clarke, or' Arkansas, has
been slated for chairman of the com
3i ee ? !01?merce. which handles
river and harbor improvement legis
lation; Senator Hoke Smith has been
K2ildit0e.flna,lce wamittoo and
m as chairman of the committee
on educat on and labor; Senator
phham,be,rlaln hfs been selected or
the chairmanship of the public lands
committee, and Senator Luke Lea is
After being defeated Senator Till
man announced that he cheerfully
bowed to the will of the majority.
while visiting in WasWngto' S
body was taken to Crooklton', S d!
Mr. Bryan left Washincton fnW
Tuesday he addressed the I iSSi
legislature. Wednesday nlirht hS
particinatPrt in , nignt he
dinner at Lincoln, Jan bIrthday
ty of Washingtoa MivBMif nd facul
their ohancenV DaH5S?S
President NWilson sent to the
senate the following nnmiT,nu.
To be first assistant postmaster
general, D. C. Roper of South Caro
lina. To be third assistant postmaster
general, Alexander M. Dockery of
Gallatinr Mo., formerly governor of
To be fourth assistant postmaster
general, James L Blakeslee of
To be United States judge for the
district of Porto Rico, Peter J
Hamilton of Alabama.
To be commissioner of labor.
Charles P. Neill (reappointment).
A dispatch to the Chicago Record
Herald says: Secreatry of State
Bryan may become Sunday school
teacher after the heaviest of the pre
liminary work in his ofiicial capacity
is cleared away. Dr. MacLeod of the
First Presbyterian church, a close
personal friend of the secretary, is
especially anxious to have the Ne
braskan lead one of the young men's
classes in the- church. Mr.. Bryan,
always accommodating, and not al
together inexperienced 4n Sunday
school teaching, is considering the
ronnant C lr -r v . .
v,h-.oi. wj. mr. iYj.aoL.eou. xne sec
retary has taught Sunday school
classes a number of times.
The department of agriculture re
port for Marcn 1 snows 156,483,000
?" ?m 1J?r??JLeat sf11 on farms and
1,89,655,000 of corn' still' unmarketed.
An Associated Press dispatch
says: Opposition to the confirma
tion of Dr. Neill, reappointed by
president Wilson as commissioner of
labor statistics, and developed among
southern democratic senators and
threatened to be -the first serious
obstacle encountered by the new
president in his dealings with the
senate. Senators Tillman of South
arolina and Overman of North
Carolina opposed Neill's reappoint-
5l eCa,UaS?. of a rePrt to bad
made in 1911 upon conditions of
an7 and the- character of women
and child laborers in the southern
cotton manufacturing, states.
q-d? Associated Press dispatch
fSJ ; 0flwine wUle served during
Mrl w f?Ur years at the tables of
mXMod?,w W1Ison' wife o th0
Eidfte,Ui Mrs Thonia3 Marshall,
w t e Presldent, or Mrs.
nf'flfnJ ?rya5 wl'e of the secretary
of state, and It has been announced
?niWiTSs oC other cabinet mem
bers will follow their lead.
sav6 fihlnBSton (D- C- Po3t
reS;hWi?e President Wilson al
foamnim! disP?nsed with some of the
oWrv U,lef Whlch hItherto have been
?Tm?Led bJ occuPaQts of the White
hR inJ? demonstrated recenUy that
nntSd obsertve rigidly the inter
Prnw?,1 amenIties of his office.
In wmI? Se most formaI ceremony
JS.JW Wison has ever par
dlnfomn h7M-' WS PrsentatIon Jo the
aipiomatic corps accredited to Wash-
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