California Outlook Volume 16

California Outlook Volume 16

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...our choice, is a means of splitting the party, the_ party cannot be made of the right stuff, or it would not split so easily._ We believe, however, it is made of the right material; therefore we must concede the right of each, prominent or obscure, to work for his choice; otherwise the party curtails individual liberty-which of course we do not believe it does. I like t_o believe that the members of the Progressive party have too much hard sense, too much principle at stake, too great a work_ to accomplish for us to let a trivial thing like personal ambition interfere with the harmonious workings of a great cause. Yours very truly, E.-C. RODWICK. Mamma, to little Willie, who has been out for dinner: "Well, Willie, what did you have to eat?" Willie: "Dead chicken." A VERY serious question of the use of wealth by an institution is raised by the news that the Carnegie Peace Foundation has been engaged in the 'nght for the repeal of the free tolls: feature of the Panama Canal act. The Carnegie Fund of ten million dollars or more is placed in the hands of a board of directors to carry on propagandas of various kinds. Presumably thc money is to be spent for results which all the world would applaud. But as it is at the arbitrary disposal of the directors and to a large extent in the hands of the managing director, it is easy to see that it could be perverted to carry on agitation to which a large section ofthe people might take serious exception. For instance, no one possibly can object to a general agitation in favor of peace, even though many people think that world wide peace is a chimerical dream. But when the director of the Carnegie endowment decided that the free tolls act is a block in the way of peace and...show more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,016g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684193X
  • 9781236841933