Pennsylvania Politics

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W.J. Campbell, 1902 - Campaign literature - 200 pages
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Page 188 - ... is not to be understood that God's sword is drawn immediately against my life, or that my seat in the Senate is to be prematurely vacated, but that with the subscription of my official oath on the i8th of January my connection with the serious labors and responsibilities of active politics ceased, except in so far as I may be committed to certain measures pending in the present Legislature. I will never again be a candidate for, or accept any official position. I have many friends to remember,...
Page 12 - Federal constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vote of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
Page 172 - In this speech he advocated the free coinage of silver at the ratio of sixteen to one...
Page 148 - It is the consequence of your own infliction — " The flesh will quiver where the pincers tear, The blood will follow where the knife is driven.
Page 199 - Think not," said the elderCato, to the Roman senate, " it was " merely by force of arms that our forefathers raised this republic from a .' low condition to its present greatness ;....no! but by things of a very " different nature industry and discipline at home, abstinence and " justice abroad, a disinterested spirit in council, unblinded by passion,
Page 156 - I am proud there is not a drop of blood in my veins that is not Pennsylvania blood two centuries old.
Page 215 - Charge will be mode if this card is mutilated or not returned with the book GRADUATE LIBRARY THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ^ ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN I DO NOT REMOVE OR MUTILATE...
Page 150 - A Legislature must be elected overwhelmingly hostile to the machine in all its works, and to its whole corrupt and sinister spirit, in order that the present protection to fraud at the polls shall be swept away by an act of enforcing true ballot reform." To this end he had secured at the Johnstown convention of the Pennsylvania State Sabbath School Association the passage of a resolution, personally presented by himself, calling upon clergymen to preach Sabbath sermons on good government at least...
Page 4 - The capacity shown by Mr. Quay," writes the Judge, "for the organization and direction of men in masses in the important field of statecraft, with a view to the accomplishment of those ends for which human society is instituted, has rarely, if ever, been equalled in American politics, and approaches genius. But whatever differences of views...
Page 2 - Pennsylvania is honest, her people are honest, her officials are honest. And of all this union of states, Pennsylvania is the fairest, and the happiest, and the most intelligent, and the best governed.

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