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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... farmers owned 50 per cent. of the wealth, and. notwithstandin much larger crops have been made, they onfy own 25 per cent. of the national wealth, and ay 80 per cent. of its taxes. He recommended t e appointment of 2 standing committees for the future, to wit: 1 on education and 1 on legislation. He suggested that to do good work ll their ranks they must " try to capture the next State Democratic Convention in that party's ranks." He recommended that no political resolutions be assed. The Republican part was divided or some time into the Warmout and the Leonard factions. Not until Oct. 3 was harmony finally restored, the Warmouth faction then withdrawing and leaving the Leonard faction free to run the campaign. This action was the result of an earnest appeal made by the State Executive Commission, a summary of which is given below: It has been the purpose and effort of this committee to effect a union of all the different factions and elements of the people inclined to support the Republican presidential and eonglressional tickets. Recognizing the necessity for sue a combination, this committee has striven to secure a representation of the various elements and factions in a single State committee. To this end it roposed to create a new State committee, claiming on y a small representation in it for this committee. Failing in that, it proposed a campaign committee, whose authority should be limited to this campaign and for only one third of the representation on it. These pro sitions were rejected by the Cage committee. In 0 er, therefore, that the best efforts of the part may be put forth under existing circumstances, an in order to show the good will of this committee and its desire to make every and all sacrifices...
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  • Paperback | 918 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 46mm | 1,606g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799143
  • 9781236799142