". . . Whereas, there has grown up in the Eastern States a financial oligarchy, with Wall Street as the center of the Union; and
"Whereas, Wall Street interests are now seeking to obtain absolute control of the balance of the Union; therefore
"Be it resolved, that the remaining 39 States secede from the Union, carrying with us the Star-Spangled Banner and leaving them the Stripes which they richly deserve."
North Dakota's 48 State Senators meeting in a Bismarck auditorium- rose and cheered deaf 83-year-old Senator William Martin last week when for the first...