The New International Year Book (Google eBook)

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Dodd, Mead and Company, 1910 - Yearbooks
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Page 171 - Mi, 20, 50, and 100 lire. Silver: 5 lire. Gold: 5. 10. and 20 yen. Silver: 10, 20, and 50 sen.
Page 224 - The charter contains several unique features, the principal one of which was the preferential system of voting at popular elections. In place of the Berkeley-Colorado Springs plan, the Grand Junction charter provides for a complete unification of primaries and elections at each election and for the choice of candidates in proportion to the number of their respective supporters. In the words of the official summary, " The preferential system of voting has been established in lieu of direct primaries...
Page 334 - The thing to be done was clear : to train selected Negro youth who should go out and teach and lead their people, first by example, by getting land and homes ; to give them not a dollar that they could earn for themselves : to teach respect for labor, to replace stupid drudgery with skilled hands; and, to these ends, to build up an industrial system, for the sake not only of self-support and intelligent labor, but also for the sake of character.
Page 222 - First That only those offices should be elective which are important enough to attract (and deserve) public examination. Second That very few offices should be filled by election at one time, so as to permit adequate and unconfused public examination of the candidates...
Page 280 - All persons who are of good character and understand the duties and obligations of citizenship under a Republican form of government; or, "4.
Page 223 - Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin. It must be noted, however, that in the several Southern states the direct nomination of United States senators is under party rules (particularly Democratic party rules) and only indirectly covered by the state primary...
Page 222 - In theory, party candidates are selected by those who have been chosen by the party voters to represent them in conventions. In practice, the delegates to nominating conventions are generally mere pieces on the political chessboard, and most of them might be inanimate so far as their effective participation in the choice of candidates is concerned.
Page 237 - To secure a larger combined influence for the Churches of Christ in all matters affecting the moral and social condition of the people, so as to promote the application of the law of Christ in every relation of human life.
Page 102 - I conceive it to be the privilege of one man, or a number of men, to individually conclude not to patronize a certain person or corporation. It is also the right of these men to agree together, and to advise others, not to extend such patronage. That advice may be given by direct communication or through the medium of the press, so long as it is neither in the nature of coercion or a threat. As long as the actions of this combination of individuals are lawful, to this point it is not clear how they...
Page 275 - SOCIETY are to encourage geographical exploration and discovery ; to investigate and disseminate new geographical information by discussion, lectures and publications ; to establish in the chief maritime city of the country, for the benefit of commerce, navigation, and the great industrial and material interests of the...

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