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County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties. Arthur Capper#Business 74
Arthur Capper#Business 74
For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life. Arthur Capper#Cent 60
Arthur Capper#Cent 60
It is our duty to see that our future citizens are well born; that they are properly nourished, and are reared in that environment most likely to develop in them their full capacity and powers. Arthur Capper#Born 53
Arthur Capper#Born 53
Following the war in Europe a large increase of European immigration to the United States is to be expected, of which the largest part is and always has been made up of men skilled in farming. Arthur Capper#Europe 53
Arthur Capper#Europe 53
If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens, but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies, clear minds and clean souls. Arthur Capper#Bodies 45
Arthur Capper#Bodies 45
A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood. Arthur Capper#Boy 45
Arthur Capper#Boy 45
I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service. Arthur Capper#Basing 39
Arthur Capper#Basing 39
Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow the creation of a bureaucracy. Arthur Capper#Administration 38
Arthur Capper#Administration 38
The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms. Arthur Capper#Become 21
Arthur Capper#Become 21
The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole. Arthur Capper#Demands 21
Arthur Capper#Demands 21
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