Commerce and Finance Volume 6

Commerce and Finance Volume 6

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...his very life tell whether his election meant that his state favored a big army or navy, war with Germany or with England, armed neutrality or absolute non-resistance. ' In this predicament, he must of necessity act of his own sweet' will. There is no alternative. He cannot follow instructions which never were given. And if he is a man of ability, clear hea'ded, with the foresight to form definite and sound policies, his constituents will be only too glad to follow and let him lead. In such cases, the fiction of "representation" is exploded. The Senator or Congressman, then_ thinks, decides and informs his people. He instructs them. They repre ' sent his ideas. Perhaps the most difficult situation arises where the representative is right and his constituents are wrong. He may be able to convert them, provided he can stand up under the torrent of abuse and denunciation. Otherwise, there remains nothing but resignation. And where there is considerable doubt, as there usually is, as to who is wivong or right, the course of Senator Norris is the correct one. Let the people decide. AND A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM i By Leigh Mitchgll Hodges. In on article in "Commerce and Finance" of March 7 entitled "Save the lllotliers and the l'abies," it was stated on the authority of the Children'; Bureau of the Department of Labor that more women I5 to 45 years of age die in the United States from conditions incident to niateriiity than froiil any other cause except tuberculosis. There is an in separable connection between the life and the health of the mother and the life and the health of the babe. _ _ (j0m_mcents, m', _q on;hcents_Depa"men; N90; this paper _, -aid; " The Ameshow more

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  • English
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