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H. H. ABELL. Prospectus of essay Government. Are you interested in good government? Do you favor a fair opportunity to all citizens according to law to participate in government management and salary?
The several department State Commissions might have minority representation by having one member on each state commission from the numerically largest minority party.
The taxation reform advocated in the interest of the tax payers, is that the County Treasurer be required as a part of the duties of his office to pay when audited, only properly itemized bills--see page 34, last paragraph.
A fair opportunity to all to get an appointment in the civil service by passing an examination at a required percentage, the selection to be made by lot, at public drawings-see page 32.
A fair opportunity to secure political nominations against money competition can be secured by the government paying a salary to convention delegates of the two numerically largest parties, to pay those delegates for their time-see page 33.
Prospectus of essay Money. An abundant circulation of money is necessary for the financial prosperity of the masses, this may be secured in part by a currency circulation based on intrinsic value, Gold with silver ad valorem.
Prospectus of essay Business. Producing the food for horses occupies much of the cultivated land. Transporting, and producing horse supplies employs a large portion of the population. Increase the use of horses.
A good philosophy is a balance to steady sentiment. A philosophy of human life is not complete without sentiment, neither will there be disinterested Fidelity without sentiment.
If a good thing without sentiment is wanted buy an empty pocketbook.
The patronage of those who favor some or all of these reforms, (which are believed to be original with this work) is sought.
List of Essays in Prose and Poetry Are. PROLOGUE, Page 5, ETHICS 11, MONEY 25, GOVERN. MENT 31, BUSINESS AND RAPID TRANSIT 39, ELEMENTS 57-62, FIDELITY 63, METAPHYSICS 81, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Charles Dickens 89-98.
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