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THURSDAY, JUNK 28, 1891.
Republican Stato Platform.
ltcaftlrmtnir tho republic in national pi itforni
Htvhcd, Tho ronntant ptitrlotlxm of our
party It In lUelf it huh runty tj tho in t Ion that
the Intercitof It defender, their widow nml
orphnni will bo liberally caret for amlwerie
nounro their cruel and iklltxrale betrayal by
the prevent democratic lulmtn lid ration
SciouilWo adhere to tho republican doc
trlno of protection and IkjIIovo tint turlff In
khnuld protect tho product of tho farm an
veil utaf the f ictory
Third -The Amcrli in pooplo fitvor bltnctil
lUtn ami the republican party demand tho use
of bith ifold and silver us utindard money,
with lutD restriction und under aueh irovh
lout, to bo determined by I en Illation, a will
aecure the inuluttnaiito of the parity
of iulue of tho two mi (Ala and that
the purchatliijr und debt-pay Inic pocr of
the dollar whether of ifold, silver or paper,
khatlbeat all tlmtjH eiuaL Tho IntcreM of
the producerH of the country. It farmer ami
ItM vorUlntf nun dimand that tho mint bo
Opined to tho cnlnnuc of the fcllrer of the mlnoH
of thu UnlUd Statot und that cnnjrreat ahotld
cmtet o luwloTjInif n tax ou tinporlattoji of
fortltru alher auftutent to fully protect tho
product of our own mine.
Fourth Wo favor rational nnd alito IctfUla
tlon for tho encouraciuiout of Irrltr it Ion
Fifth Wo denounce thoprcMcutaititoadmln
Ittratlon for IU revolutionary tendencies It
violation of tho lawn, contempt of the courts,
tho corruption ui 1 InrompcU my of Its onlclul
iisirroMN niuinuniiireiiicni or mokiaie insuiti
tluns and for tho dim red It It lut brouirht uion
tho (food name of the ntuto. And wo plnliro the
republican party uud Iho nominee of thU con
vention tuu f llihful tail economical dlicharire
of allortlclaldutlci. ton tdrlct oUtcnancenud
an honcit etVorrement or tho luw aud to obedi
ence to the mandates of tho courts.
Mstb To the malntenunce of these prlncl
pics wo Invito tho support of all patriotic citl
sns REPUBLICAN TICKET.
Tor Lieutenant Gnwrnor,
JAMES A. THOUTMAN.of Hhuwncc.
l'or Hcrretary of Hlale,
W. O. EllWAHD, of l'uwnic.
Tor Htnto Auditor,
OF.OUOr, E. COLE, of Crawford.
OTID L. ATIIEIITON. of Huswll.
l'or Allnrni'y (lent nil,
1'. II. DAW EH, of Clay.
I'nrBuiU, of rnlillaliiHlrurtlnn,
EDMUND HTANM'.V, of IkiuRinw.
Tor AhmkIaIo Juntlcp.Htiprrnto Court,
W. A. JOMNHTON, of Oltuwu County
At LarRo-It. W. I1LUE,
of Lynn rounly.
Tint dltrlct-CA8n nilODEniOK,
Third illtrlct-8, H. KIIIICI'ATIIICK,
of WIott county,
of HlmwMi) county.
rifth rtUtrlct- W, A. CALDEItlinAD,
of Mumliull county.
With dUlrlct-A. II, ELMS,
of AIUcIilII county,
BovcntlidlitrlU-CllESTEU I, LONG,
of HnrlH.r tounty,
Tho Hcpulillcuii party la n party of
just onolam jintrlotUm.
Tho papers thnt aro expecting to re
port Stato Snpt. Halites' speeches this
fall aro ordering nn extra supply of
Tho Democrats of Dickinson county
are tho only pooplo jet hoard of on
American soil who endorso tho pres
M. P. Kelly, of Chapman, smells
Pop defeat afar off and refuses to run
for rcprosentatlo again. Mr. Kelly's
foresight Is excellent.
Republicanism tends to aid longev
ity. Tho Republican Stato comentiou
of West Virginia was addressed by
ThosAllcry, aged 105. Ho ascribes
his long life to his politics.
"Now wo aro living under a Domo
cratlo administration, thank Oodl"
romarkod Mr. Sidney 0. Cooko In tho
Domocratia convention. Somo pooplo
can bo thankful for ery small (mora.
Tho Sallna Herald odltor Is nlmost
tho equal of a lop on "llggors." It
estimates this fall's oto this wayt
Democrats, 122,746; Populist, 07,788;
Republican, 109,625; Prohibitionists,
"Ilravo Mon and Truo," tho Topeka
Adocnto calls tho Pop ticket. As
not ono of thorn has any reputation
or bravery or over wus known to toll
tho truth tho Adtocatu may bo con
sidered to bo prejudiced.
"Sugar Trust Inquiries."
Our distinguished contcmiiorary on
tho opposite sldo of tho street, tho
News, feigns to bo unable to dlscmcr
any etldenco of Democratic cor
ruptfon In tho comlyct of the Demo
cratic Untied btatcs senators In Im
posing a tariff on sugar. "There aru
tiono so blind an they who will not
Tho evidence of tho witnesses before
the sdiatn committee clearly discloses
n bargain made with tho Democratic
leaders in 1892 and tho ofllccrs of tho
siigir trust, by which It was agreed
that tho present congress of Demo
crats should piss just such n bill as
the sugar trust should demand; and
in consideration for this promise
uhiii the part of the Democratic
leaders, tin) migar trust contributed
Into the tens of the tens of thousands
of dollars to bring nlxint the election
of Mr. Cleveland and tho Democratic
Tho evidence further shows that in
endeavoring to carry out this agree
incut between tin; Democrat lo leaders
and tho sugar trust, the Demoirutlo
stnatois have been true aud faithful
to every promise made to tho trust.
The llson bill, as It originally
caiuo to Iho senate, did not conform
to tho wlslieu of tho trust, and in
order that the terms of the agreement
might be curried out In full, tho evi
dence illseloses that.Mr, Tin 111, n rep
resentative of the sugar trust, nppcars
In Washington, takes a room nt the
Arlington, and culls itiwui Messrs.
(iormau, llrlcc, Camden and others
to complain th.it the senate bill d"
prlved the sugar relluirs of protci"
tlon, He also brought 20,000 shares
of sugar stock, hut Ten 111 seems to
made no Impression, and Mr. Senrlc,
tho sietctary of the American .Sugar
Itiliulug Co., which Is tho legal name
of tho trust, came over. He saw nil
of these same gentlemen, nlso Jones
and Vest, but was not suucssful.
Then came Mr. Ilavonioer, the sugar
king himself, nnd camped nt the
Arlington. Ho did not go to see the
senators; tlioj canio to call upon him
and he had frequent Interviews with
Secretary Carlisle at ids resilience
nnd the treasury, who gave him
lottcrs of Introduction to prominent
Democrats in tho rcnatc. He tiad in
terviews with mnators at tho house
of Mr. llrico mid even Mr. Jones, of
Arkansas, who repcatt illy declined lo
hear the wool men, tho manufacturers
of agricultural Implements and the
representatives of various other In
terests, answered tho summons of
Mr. Havemeyer, and spent an eve
ning with him nt Mr. Camden's
Then, according to tho testimony
of Senator Vest, who, goaded by tho
aunts of tho ltepublicnus, let the an
imal out of tho bag, Messrs. Gorman,
Itrlco, Smith nnd Camden "held up"
tho commltteo of llnaueo and demand
ed a duty on rcllned sugar. Then
Secretary Carllslo fortunately linppeiiH
along nbout that time, so Mr. Jones
asks him as an experienced legislator
and tariff sharp todrnwupthoiunend
niont to tho bill, which ho did. Tint
explains how tho oltenslvo sugar
schedule happens to bo In tho hand
writing of tho secretary of thu trcas
ury. It Is true that the Individual sena
tors who testllled stated that no con
sideration was paid them for their
services In Imposing tho duty upon
Btigar and tho olllccrs of the trust like
wise deny that they paid tho senators
In kind for their ofllclal services.
Kach of tho members of tho senate
committee vvhlih reported this stiL'ar
tarllTsald that ho was' Individually
opposed to tho tarilt ou sugar, and, so
fur, tho Investigation has failed to dis
close n single Democratic senator
who Is in favor of tho tarlll on sugar.
Mr. Jones, Mr. Vest, Mr. Camden,
all testllled that tho bill did not per
sonally meet their approval. It must
bo then that In reporting tho bill n
gainst their own Individual judgments
they were doing so for a consideration
aud that consideration has been so
clearly proven by tho evidence of tho
olllccrs of tho sugar trust that there
Is scarcoly a reputable paper In the
Nation which now disputes that fact.
Tho only persons In this country who
do not now understand that there was
a straight deal In 1892 between tho
Democrats and the sugar trust aro
those who arc wilfully blind.
Tho Republicans by their nomina
tion of Major Morrill bearded tho
Populist Hon In his den. Tho Popu
lists havo an especial hatred for a
business man who succeeds. Tlioy
prefer tin unsuccessful butter and egg
merchant or n brlolloss lawjer to a
man of nrtalrs who has proved his
ability to manago his own llnances.
Honco tlioy don't llko Major Morrill.
Tho Republicans do and nro not
atrald to say so.
Tho Junction City Sentinel, ono of
tho square-toed Democratic papers of
tho Slato says! "No self-respecting
Democrat will vote for any man for
tho legislature who, under any possl.
bio combination of circumstances
would vote to return John Martin lo
tho United States senate," Tho safest
plan will bo to choose ono who will
Buppor, J. U, llurton lor Senator.
ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTQtt, ABILENE, KANSAS, JUNE
"The PopuIUt Platform."
Tho Topeka Advocate, tho ofllclal
pajnr of this Populist administration,
has this to say of thu Populist plat
form! "Comment upon tho Populist plat
form would bo superfluous. 'I hero Is
nothing In It that is ambiguous or
that needs an Interpreter to make It
Intelligible. Kvcry declaration In It
Is clear, distinct and unmistakable In
Its meaning. It Is n declaration of
principles, not n jargon of words
designed to deceive voters. No plank
In It is susceptible of two Interpreta
tions. Not even a Republican will
say of It that It Is 'all tilings to all
Tho Advocate may bo ahln to
"hoodwink the peoplo" by tho Itera
tion and reiteration of this kind of
balderdash, hut tho probability Is
that before tho campaign Is over tho
Intelligent n'oplo of this Statu will
have learned that tho tno.it contempti
ble rjivcIiiicii of straddling denia
goguery that lias over been promul
gated by any political organization Is
contained 111 the Populist platform
sent out by tho Populist Slato con
vention of last week.
It Is only necessary to examine ono
plank of thu platform to show tho
hyocrlsy of tho ineu who framed It.
One plank In the platform reads as
"Resolved, That we f.ivor tho pend
ing constitutional amendment, but
wo do not regard It ns n lest of party
Mr. James Rusnill Ijw ell gives an
account uf a presidential caudldato
names "lllrd-o-frccdoni" Savvln, who
based his claims to input ir favor
upon services rendered lu thu Mexican
war. Ho laused his friends to whoop
him up under the endearing and
martial title of "'Iho Onc-l'.ycd
Slaughter and tho Illoody Illrd-o
friedom." In those davs before the
vv.ir It was of tho highest Importance
to know how tho caudldato stood
with regard to tho absorbing
question of slavery. Mr. "lllnl-o-freedom''
Saw In Instructed his mali
nger to stato that on that question ho
was "right." Lest there might bo n
doubt ns to what lie considered
"right" ho slutid that ho was "plntcd
north by south."
The plank of tho Populist platform
uliovo quoted makes thu position of
Iho Populist pally on the question of
woman suffrage iqually explicit and
clear ns did the delaratlon of Mr.
"lllrd-o-frccdom" Saw In on the
question of slavery. Tho convention
attempted tu dispose of ono of tho
"burning questions of tho dav," by n
iloumo order resolution, which, llko n
feuy boat, can be made to go both
ways at tho option of tho rower.
This plank was not Insirted lu the
Populist platform with any view of
committing tho pirty to woman
sullrago. In fact, ll was an explicit
declaration to tho members of that
party that thu cause of woman
sullrago was in no senso a tenet of
It Is true that the Populist conven
tion m.ulo an offort to deceive the
women of Kansas nnd It appeared for
the moment, during thu excitement
of tho convention, that Miss Anthony
and probably other ladles were de
luded Into thu belleftliatthu Populists
were endorsing woman vtilTrago; but
no sooner had tho convention ad
journed nnd Miss Anthony nnd tho
othor Intelligent ladles who havo been
In earliest lu endeavoring to obtain
woman sullrago In this and other
Slates, saw thu deception that had
been practiced upon them, than tlioy
renounced their Intention of stump
ing tho Statu in thu Interests of tho
Populist party. Thero will bo nocllort
on the part of tho Populist speakers
nor on tho pirt of the Populist editors
lo explain tho meaning of fills' plank.
It Is utterly without meaning. Tho
position of tho Populist party upon
woman sullrago would havo been just
as dellnltely stated If they had omit
ed to nay ono word about woman
sulTragu lu tho platform. They say
frankly that It Is no part of their
crecd'and that any man can voto for
or against It, just ns ho pleases. This
Is exactly what tho Republican party
said by not sav ing nnv thing.
Wlmt would the Advocate think of
a church organization which estab
lished ns a part of Its creed of faith n
declaration that It was a part of tho
creid of that church that Its members
should bcllevu In tho divinity of
Christ, but should ndd an addenda as
followsi "Wo do not regard this
belief a tost of church fcaltyP
If tho divinity of Christ Is not a
tost of fealty to such n church why Is
It placed lu tho crcedP If belief in
tho causo of woman suffrage Is not a
part of the creed of tho Populist part v,
why Is It placed In their platform P '
it mere over was nn attempt upon
part of any party lo use a "jargon of
words designed todecelvovoters" this
woman sullrago plan): lu the Populist
platform Is Intended for that purpose ,
.usiioioniy non-committal on this
subject by kllonce, bill It Is u pnbllo
uociaration of its own non-com-mlttalllsm,
Tho Advocate would do well to
read tho 18th and 10th verses of tho
third chapter of Revelations.!
"Iknovv thy works that thou art
neither cold nor hot. I would thou
wcrtcohl or hot. So than because
thou art lukewarm, and neither cold
nor hot, I will cw thco out of my
Face the Issue.
Tho Populist nowspaicrs pretend
lo derlvo much satisfaction from thu
fact that tho Republicans did not
nominate Kd. Hoch for governor nnd
Duuglass for congrissman-at-largc.
Thoy nro claiming that tho failure of
tho Republicans to so nominate theso
Individuals to tho offices to which
thoy respectively aspired Is nn aban
donment of tho position tho Republi
cans took In regard to tho legislative
troubles of 1892.
Tho Populists havo always labored
under tho Impression that if n cltlcn
of tho Statu docs his duty that It is thu
duty of tho Stato to give him candy
as n reward for performing that duty.
Mr. Hoch and Mr. Douglass nnd Mr.
Hughes performed their duties as
loyal citizens of tho commonwealth of
Kansas when thoy prevented tho Pop
ulists from establishing n military
desH)tism at Topeka, nnd overthrow
ing tho legally elected legislature.
Sixty-six other Republicans of the
house performed their duties with
equal fidelity. Two hundred thou
sand other citizens of Kansas wcro
nady to stand by Mr. Douglass nnd
Mr. Hoch and the other sixty-six Re
publicans of the house in tho faithful
performance of their duties, livery
lovnl citizen of Kansas was ready with
his Iiilluenco and his life, If need be,
lo maintain the Integrity of tho elec
tions In this Slato and when tho Re
publicans sent their representatives
lo Topeka tlioy expected them to per
form their duties lu n conscientious
manner. Thnt Is exactly what Mr.
Hoch and Mr. Douglass did. It was
what thoy weru elected to do and
they surely did perform their part ns
good citizens. livery man upon tho
Itepubllcau Stnto ticket, had he been
elected to the Republican legislature
of 1892 would havo prevented tho
anarchistic gang of Populists from
Mexlcaiilztng our Stato government
with just as much zeal ns Mr. Hoch
ami Mr. Douglajs had ho hail tho
Lovnlty to principle Is not bo scarce
among thu Republicans that In order
to find n truly .loyal iltlzen, they nro
compelled to resort to n half dozen
men who havo had nn npiortunlty to
show their lovnltv nnd patriotism.
There are many thousands of Repub
licans In Kansas who are thoroughly
loval, thoroughly pitriutlo and fully
competent to administer tho nlTalrs
of this Slato and tho selection of ono
of these men for a public position Is
no reflection upon tho lojalty, Integ
rity or patriotism of his competitors.
Thu Republican party represents prin
ciples, not men, nnd in tho Republi
can platform, it has very clearly
expressed its viovvs upon tho adminis
tration of tho Populist gang at Tope
ka. Wo aro aware that tho Infamous
conduct of tho populists nt Topeka Is
v ery obnoxious to tho members of tho
party and wo are not surprised nt
their great cltorts to eliminate this
Issue of tho campaign, but It Is ono of
the Issues of this campaign nnd no
subterfuge nor evasion is going lo
save tho Populists from the conse
quences of their ov II doings.
Can't Support Davis.
It's ilollura to ilouRlinuln thnt tho editor of
the Junction city Henllnel votus for John
Duvls this fall.-liillnii llcruhl.
Tho editor of tho Sentinel has dono
many things during his pllgrlmago
through this "valo of tears" for which
ho Is heartily sorry, but ns wo rcllect
Ively pick up, tho warp and woof of
our past life and closoly scan tho
blemishes therein contained, wo fall
to Und any crime, of omission or com
mission, fciilllclently hclnloiis to war
rant tho assumption that wo could so
far forget what is duo tho party nllo-
glence, public Interest and our own
self-respect, as lo voto for n high
priest of Populism. John Davis Is
not tho worst man In tho world far
from It; but his Ideas of popular gov
ernment are erroneous, visionary, Im
practicable and disquieting calcu
lated to add to tho unrest that now
pervades theicountry, without possi
bility of siipplvlng, In nny degree, n
rcmody therefor. That ho Is ns good,
or a better man than his Republican
opponent, or that Populist theories
iiuattnlned, aro less to bo feared than
Republican realities, ombodyno argu
ments of Biilllelent weight to Induco n
truo Democrat to aid In his election.
Junction City Sentinel, (Dom.)
Tho effort of n fow of tho Demo.
cratlo papers to try to mako It appear
that tho McKluloy bill was less favor.
able to tho peoplo and tho consumers
of sugar than Is tho present Gorman
bill anuenrs someuhnt rtillmilnna In
tho face of tho fact that slnco tho Mc.
Klnloy bill went Into edict wo havo
been getting 21 pounds of sugar for
a dollar, when boforo thot tlmo wo
got 16 or 18 pounds for that sum of
inonoy, and, In tho faeo of tho further
evidence of tho olllccrs of tho sugar
trust that if tho duty Imposed upon
sugar 1 1) tho prosont bill reported to
the sonato becomes n law, It will In
crease tho price of sugar from 1 to 1J
cents per poundi
Tho acquittal of "Chlnaman"8mlth
of thu charge of libel at Kansas City.
Kas., by a jury this week has left the
Populist administration In rather an
5 unfortunate predicament. Tho charge
mat .xir. Smith made ngnlnst tho ad
ministration was that something llko
$2,600 In money had been raised by
ono v . t: (juarlcs and Hon. S. 8
King, of "Hond-holder nnd Ilrcad-
vvlnncr" fame, and carried by them
up to Topeka and there left with an
nttacluo of the administration for tho
purpose of Influencing tho action of
Iho governor and other Stnto ofllccrs
In (Kjlltlcal affairs. Tho county nt-
tornoy of Wvnndotlo county procured
tho scrvlcos of that distinguished
l'opullsl of "Ilrldge-biirnlng" fame,
tho Hun. M. II. Nicholson, to nsslst in
prosecuting Mr. Smith nnd lu main
taining tho dignity of tho administra
tion and tho honor of tho former
Populist caudldato for congress, Mr.
S. S. King.
Tho Issue was Important with all
of tho Populist geiitlemcnt who felt
that tho honor of tho present Stnto
administration and somo of tho dis
tinguished l'opullts lenders was at
Tho issuo was whether tho charges
of corruption mndu by Mr. Smith
were truo or false. If true, ho was
to bo acquitted; If false, he vvns guilty.
Tho case was tried by two juries.
Tho llrst stood 11 to 1 In favor of tho
truthfulness of tho charges. Tho
other acquitted tho defendant, so
tlu.t the vindication seems to have
been with Mr. Smith, and not with
This verdict, how over, is not n
surprise to ono who has watched the
career of this Pop administration. It
has been nil administration for boodle
from start to finish. Tho ov Idcnco of
corruption has been so clear that it
has thoroughly disgusted tho greater
part of tho better element of tho Pop
ulist organisation, nnd there never
has been n Stato administration, to
our knowledge, tint has received such
scathing denunciation from members
of Its own party as lias tho present
ropuiist administration nt Topeka.
Tho worst charges of corruption
that have been mado by thu Republi
cans palo Into Inslgnlllcnnco when
compared to tho charges that havo
been mndo by membcro of tho party
themselves. In every Instance when
tho guilty parties have not been able
to entirely prevent nn investigation
tho charges have been proven true
bciond tho shadow of question.
Verily, this Is n great party of re
The State's Disgrace
Tho Kansas City Star of Sunday
did Kansas a good service In show
ing up tho Infamous lottery business
of Kansas City, Kansas. Lotteries
nro run openly in defiance of law and
under full protection of Gov. Lewell
Ing's appointees, fleecing tho peoplo
worse than did tho Louisiana lot
tery (for that did pay prizes whllo
these do not.)
Right here In Abilono tho tickets
nro openly on sale, tickets of tho
"Kansas Stato Lottery," nnd ropo In
suckers monthly taking their hard
earned dollars and novor giving a
return. In no other Stnto In tho
Union Is such Infamy posslblo and It
Is tho blackest spot on tho grimy and
dlrt-stalned Populist administration
that it allows such things. Tho Star
shows that theso lotteries pay $8,000
n month for expressing their tickets.
Thoy do almost as largo u business as
tho Louisiana Stato lottery In its
When J. A. Smith said Lowclllng
received bribes lor allowing theso
lotteries n jury acquitted him, thus
showing that tho statoment was con
sidered truo. Ono hardly knows
which to desplso more Lowclllng or
tho rottcucss ho allows to exist.
Papers from nil sections of tho
country come to this olllco, contain
ing sneers at Kansas for allowing-this
lottery swindle to exist but tho
decent citizens of Kansas aro power
less whllo an unscrupulous executive
presides at tho stal house.
The action of tho Democratic county
convention In endorsing Cleveland
nnd denouncing tho financial plans of
tho administration is about tho snmo
kind of a straddle ns tho Pops pcrpO'
trated when thoy favored equal suf'
frage, but did not "consider It a test
of party fealty."
There Is n man down In New York
who thinks tho Farmers' Alllanco Is
still In motion. Ills namo Is I. S. Dean
and ho canio out bore to attend a
meeting of the oxccutlvo commltteo
of the Alllanco. Ho lauded In To
peka last week, where tho meeting
was to bo held, but to his surpriso
discovered that ho was tho only mem
ber of tho oxccutlvo commltteo who
had turned up. Under thoso melan
choly circumstances It becamo neces
sary to Indefinitely poatpono tho moot
ing. Ho ought to havo como on up
hero lo Dickinson county where tho
Populists havo formally and solemnly
resolved that tho Alllanco Is non
political. Tho City barber shop gives the best
hot weather tentorial work. Keep
v our head clean and cool by patron
E II VV haley, one of tho most lionet and
prominent ltepuullcan politician nt Mmwne
county, has como out wiuarrly for I'opullnn.
We will iflvs- Mi nnsons next week
Wo will give them now. Ho wns
disgruntled and mad because tho Re
publicans who aro In a big majority
In Shawnco did not think him "hon
est" nnd "prominent" enough to bo
elected to olllcc, although ho has been
a standing candldato for years, a
chronlo ofllco-scckcr. He has "como
out squarely for Populism" beeauso
ho thinks he can "work" jou for an
olllce. If jou don't glvo It to him ho.
will "como out squarely" for somo
other party. You're welcome lo htm
keep him ns long as jou can.
This is the wny Stato Superin
tendent Gaines is quoted as talking In
n crowd at Toin'ka last vvceki
"It Is a dirty lie, from beginning
totml.nndlf I catch jou on the mriet I
"111 whip tho Murtlng out of you.
You nro a lying , ,u i
will rirfiml my honor lit nny time or plate."
This Is tho way Stato Superin
tendent Gaines talked on tho platform
a few weeks ago!
"No one who Is not n Christum In the high
est und lrun.t miico of thu word, whoso
moral tliaractirl not ahoto reproach nor
whnNnntalisolutplypurrlii thought, deed,
Kiih, mid netlons should nsnlre to position
ottinthir, or ton post I Ion on nny tounty or
Unto tltl.fl, ispivhilly that of Htnto or
tounly supi rlnti mil nt of school.
Verily Dr. Jekvll and Mr. Hvdo
you nro not In it.
The Thirty-first Annual cataloguo
the Kansas Stato Agricultural college
has been received. It Is fully Illus
trated, gives n clear and complete
statement of tho methods and equip
ment of this noted institution, tho
best attended of Its kind In tho
country. Its faculty of forty pro
fessors and assistants, descriptions of
its buildings, grounds, laboratories
nnd shops, tho names of nearly COO
students, and of hundreds of gradu
ates scattered over this and many
other states, many of them In plates
of trust aud responsibility ns experts
Instructors, 1111 tho catalogue with
Chicago Herald! A Russian lights
for empire, n Turk for faith, n Dutch
man for pay, a Spaniard for jealousy,
on Italian for revenge, n German for
home, a Swiss for liberty, n French
man for glory, n Scotchman for kin,
tin Kngllshman for trade, an Irishman
for fun, a Yiinkeo for peace, and nfool
Prof. Stanley, tho Republican can
didate for Stato superintendent, has
been connected with tho Lawrence
schools 11 voars. Hois ono of tho
Statu's ablest educators and will ro
lled credit on tho olllco of superin
tendent. If anybody can get Into moro dele
gations nt onco than Pearl Ross, we
should bo glad to hear from him. Ho
was on the Populist Stato and con
gressional delegations nnd now Is on
tho Domocratic. Great politician Is
Wichita Kagloi Probably thu aver
ago Pop has not noticed it. As n rulo
tho average Pop only notes that which
his bosses proclaim. If tho average
Pop hates any ono individual politi
cian moro than another it Is Gold
Hug Clov eland, and next thoy hato his
administration for repealing tho silver
law and for monkev lug with tho Mc
Kluloy tarilt bill. Yet not ono Pop
In a hundred has noticed tho fact that
tho Pop bosses who met In Topeka
last week said not ono word In ion
demnation of Clov eland and his ad
ministration. They didn't even pro
test against his tools putting 'wcalcrs
into jail for stepping on tho grass nor
for arresting nnd confining whole
armies of American cltUcn whoso
erimo is being out of work and turn
ing walking petitions. That Pop plat
form declares and demands "In a
great way" but when sifted right
down to tno bottom wuon it comes
to tho real troubles of Amorlcn ami
Its interests and institutions It Is tho
most cowardly straddling humbug
every written. Tho .bosses who got
It up and tho delegates who passed
upon it did not daro utter n slnglo
word ngalnst tho party owned nnd
run by Wall street.
A Household Treasure.
1). W. Fuller, of Cannjoharlo, N. Y.,
says that ho always keeps Dr. King's
New Discovery In tho houso nnd his
family has always found tho very best
results follow Its use; that ho would
not bo without it, If procurable. G.
A. Dykoman Druggist, Cntsklll.N. Y
says that Dr. King's Now Discovery Is
undoubtedly tho best Couch remedv ;
thnt ho has used It In family for eight
years, and It has never failed to do all
that Is claimed for It. Why not try a
remedy so long tried nnd tostod.
Trial bottles freont J.M. Glolssncr's
drugstore. Regular slzo60o. and $1.00.
Mental depression, wakefulness, lost
manhood caused by errors of youth
or later excesses quickly cured by
Magnetic Ncrvlno. Guaranteed by
Gullck, tho druggist, Abilono, Kansas.
Union Pacific Excursions 1 1
37.15 Abilene to Asbury Park. N.
J. and return, July 6, G and 7;
$25.C5 Abilene to Clov eland, Ohio nnd
return, July 8, 9 nnd 10; 29.25 Abi
lene to Toronto, Out. and return, July
1G and 17 via Union Pacific. For
full information call on U. P. Agent,
Interesting Items from Snpt. Shirk's
"School and Home."
Tho timo of tho annual school
meeting Is drawing near, at which
action will bo taken which will havo
an important bearing on tho inter
ests of your school tho coming year.
Kvcry phaso of school w ork should
bo discussed and every patron
should manifest nn interest. For
tho good of your children, Insist
upon tho employment of tho best
teacher to bo obtained, provido for
a small library and needed appara
tus. Tho greatest economy
should bo practiced but enough tax
should bo lovied so that you will
havo a small surplus on hand nt tho
end of tho school year to begin tho
following year. This is much hot
ter than to be compelled to borrow
moncy,ovcrdraw or mako tho teacher
wait for his salary.
Seo that somcono is empowered
to get the school building and yard
in good condition before tho terra
begins. JIow tho weeds early so
that thero aro not so many stubs to
hurt tho children at play.
Thero aro at present 18 first grado
certificates in forcn in tho county, 70
second grades and 0 third grades;
i. e., certificates that-run later than
October next. Thero aro half a
dozen Stato certificates in addition
to these. This means that tho July
aud October examinations must fur
nish us over 60 teachers.
We expect to enroll 200 in tho
July Normal, of which 60 will at
tend only for drill, without any in
tcntion of teaching; and of tho re
maining 150, at least half will como
from thoso holding certificates in
forco so that two-thirds of what aro
left must pass tho examination or wo
will fail to havo enough teachers to
supply tho schools of tho county.
Ordinarily, howovor, over 100 take
tho July examination, so that somo
will bo in tint wo do not expect and
thus givo us a small surplus, de
pending largely on tho nature of tho
The dosing CKcrcises of tho vari
ous schools of Dickinson county
wcro unusually interesting this year.
Tho County High School had 20
graduates, Aliileno 12, Hcrington
4, Solomon City 6, Kntcrpriso 6,
Hopo 1, Carlton 3. Kntcrpriso
Colicgo hed one, J. N. Kugle, and
Jit. St. Joseph's academy 6.
Besides these, Manchester, De
troit, Chapman, Woodbiiio, Dillon,
Banner City and most of tho dis
trict schools had appropriate exer
cises, many enjoying banquets.
Wm. Slcmmcr and Clydo Atcliin-
son, two County High School boys,
will teach in Central Collego noxt
year. Glad to see them working
Tho books for tho Pupils' Read
ing Circlo for '0I-'U5 havo been se
lected and aro well adapted to tho
district schools. Wo hopo every
school in thu county vv ill secure a
sot this year. Tho following is a
list of tho books:
Hooka of Cats and Doss, uud Other
1'rlcuds lu lVuthc rs and fur, 30 cents.
Grandfather's titorti, 87 cents,
I'umllliir Animals nnd Their Wild Kind
red, M cents.
rggloston's Plrst Hook la American Ills
tory, 00 cents.
Lhhg Creatures of Water, Land and Air,
CO ct tits.
btorles of either Lands, 40 cents.
homo Neighbors with Claw and Iloofa, U
Tho aboo liooks of tho American Hook
Ten Great Hunts In History, M cents. Of
tho American Hook Company.
Dolo'aAmtrlcuuCltlzcn.tiOconts. Of D.
O. lltath A. company.
I'aul Junci, IU cents. Of D. Applcton i.
All operation or Injections of car
bolic acid are extremely dangerous.
Try Japanoso Pile Cure. Positively
guaranteed by Gullck, tho druggist,
Excursion to Aihbury Park, N. J,
Tho llaltlmoro nnd Ohio R. R. Co .
will sell excursion tickets to Asbury
Park, N. J., and return from all
points on Its lines, July 7, 8 and 9,
good returning until July 1G with tho
privilege of oxtenslon untllSoptcmber
1, provided tho return portion of tho
ticket is deposited with tho joint
agent nt Asbury Park on or before
July 13. Tickets will bo valid for
passage via New York and will bo Is
sued for tho outward journoy via 11.
& O. R. It, and Washington nnd for
return journey x la any of tho other
The return trip rato from Chicago
will bo $22 and correspondingly low
from all other points on tho II. & O.
Tickets will bo sold nt all principal
olllces throughout tho west and north
west. For Information In detail ad
dress L, S. Allen, Asst. G. P, A., II. &
O. R. R., Grand Central Depot, Chi
cago, 111. 47 3 &o 1
J.YI". i iflftft liiEstlVnii 'tin