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V f ber, 1SS8, end conlinued as . such superintendent until Jun.e 30, 1S93, He Is a practicing physician of this city and is a son-in-law of Judge Samuel C. Park", who was at ono time the law partner of Abraham Lincoln, and was Chief Justice of the Bupreme Court of the Territory of Idaho under Lincoln, and of Wyomiug and New Mexico under Hayes and Arthur's administrations. Dr. Wiles is a gentleman whoe purity of character and high person al honor is known to every citizen in thiB community. A Couiiibr re porter called upon him and the fol lowing interview occurred: Reporter: Dr. Wiles do you remem ber Will Heading, of Great Bond; John Collins, of Kureka: ham Dolan, or Paola; Gharlea Alton, or Ottawa, and Arthur Steele, of A'ound Valley, as inmates of the aylum during your eupenntend ency? Dr. Wilos: Oh, yes I remember them very well They are among the older inmates and three of them havo been in mates of the institution for about ee en years. Ibeothrriwo, I believe, were brought in during the early part of my administration. Reporter: What was the general character of these Ave boys? Dr. Wiles: Wll, with two exceptions they were ery Rood boys. I never had any trouble with with Alton, Steele or Collins, but Djlan and Reading cave me a good deal of trouble from a nameless habit with which they were afflicted. Reporter: How did you treat them for this affliction? Dr. WIIob: As soon as I found out they were addicted to the habit I had them placed in charire of attendants with instructions that the attendant should watch them constantly. After this I had no more trouble with one ol the boys, but with the other I found it necessary to improvise what I called a 'Straight jacket," but which was, in roallty, a Birt of canvas bag with arms which were uuckled tocothor during the night. I found this ontriance did not prevent the boy from getting his usual rest, while it effectually stopped the practice. After thin I had no further trouble with either of them. Of course the inclination remained and was ex hibited at ovory opportunity but the at tendant wan always present to repress it and the results were entirely satis factory. Tho other three hoyH gave me no troublo in this line. Of course, I bad them under constant survelance, and, as many of tho inmates of this institu tion, being weak-mmdod, aro liable, up on any and every oraMon, to give full play to their inclinations, it was neces sary and a part of my duties, to see that they were looked aftor properlyaud that these inclinations were repressed and their exorcise prohibited. Reporter: 1 suppose yon attended the annual meeting ot the Rtiperlntondents of tho Itnboci.o and Idiotic Asvlums during your charge of the institution? Dr. Wilo: 1 did. Reporter: At any of theso meetincs was the prnpo-uion ot castrating in mates ocer presented or discussed? Dr. Wile-: No, c t rtainly not. Reporter: In stndjiDi; the history ct such in litufiou.s hae youiAor known oicastintion being adw-oit us a cure ol 6uch practices? Dr. Wile: No, sir. Reporter: In otiropinlon WRScastn timi iiccesHary,durinirouriuprititeiid ency, to prn-ire tlio iit-iltli nud life oJ any of the inmates ol the' institution hero? Dr. Wiles: Not in the least. Reporter: Durirg our piiporintond ency did you, at any tim, hnri r. im possible to prevent these practices? Dr. STiles: No Mr. Of course, oc casionally I would hear of these prac tices au 1 would then "take Ups to put the Inmates under tho care of a projei attendant, and after discovering the disposition to indulge in such practice), Ibd but little iliftKiuty in preventing them. Ofcoimol used moral suasion,- , and told the boj of tho distresses thai would result to them from such prac tices and advioi thorn and pload with them, for their own pond, to abstain. Many of the boys seemed to bo con roll ed by this sort of aigamtnt. With others it was necessary to uso great at tention and givo tbom careful wntuMtnr. Reporter: Have ou ever heard ol castration being uaorttd to'iu instance of this kind? Dr. Wiles: No sir, never. Reporter: Dow do ou rrpsrd cas tration as a means ol preventing indul geucesof these practices atnoug feeble minded children? Dr. Wile: 1 reg?Td it as inhumane and unnecessary. "What reason Dr. Pilcher can have for these wholesale mutilations is a mystery to all with whom we have talked. The principle underlying the management of all public chari ties is that the most humane meth ods only should be employed. There is no question bat that castration effectually cures the practices com plained off but they can be pre vented with proper care, therefore it is the settled policy of all Boards of Charity to never employ tho knife when other methods are available. In this instance, accord ing to the testimony of Dr. Wiles, the practices were easily prevented. Castration would reduce the num ber of attendants necessary, so it may be that Dr. Pilcher was im pelled to commit these mutilations by a deBlre to "Eeform" the expen ditures of the Institution. If this Is his policy he could make it em inently successful, and reduce the expense to a surprisingly low iigure if he would perform "operations" on the throats of all the inmates, and throw their bodies in the well. It might not be humane but it would certainly cut down the necessary expenses to a figure satisfactory to as enthusiastic a "reformer" as Dr. Pilcher. THE DEATH BATE. One of the most surprising evi dences of Pitcher's incompetency in shown by the record of deaths at the Asylum. During. the fouk years and eight months of Dr. Wiles superintendency the follow ing inmates died: M.T. Wallace, died JnlyS, 1610 of epilepsy Wallace Powell, died August -J, IS31, bf pneumo la. Lottie Flfek. died OctoberO. 1591. of OU. May Wilson, died Ktbruary 10, IbOJ, of consumption. Ed. Keeling, d ed April 17, 1802, of epi lepsy. G. Park er.'dlcd A ugust 2, H92, or abeess. B.Hanfort, died Decembers, 18J2, of epi lepsy. Gussle Smith, died March 13. 1893, or pneu monia. Llbble Jet', died April 22. 1S93, of consump tion. This is a total of nine deaths in four years and eight months. The average number of pupils in the in stitution during this period was 101. Anunl death rate Iosb than TWO PER CENT. Dr. Pilcher took charge of the asy lum in July, 1S93, one year ago. Since then the iollowing inmates have died: M. Rector, died September 9, 1S33, of heart failure. Elizabeth Watftlns, died September 18, 1 9.1 of exhaustion. E Mos er, died September 21, 1893, ot con ultsions. Gertie Logan, died October 10, 1SC3, of pros tret on. II. AnderEondled December 4, 1893, of En teric fever. Maggie Murphy, died January 2, 1391. of consumption. Ada Kltcklnger, died January 2, 1631, ot measles. atella Klmlev, died February 27, IM)t, of consumption. E. MtOowan, died February IB, 1594, ot don't know. Lucllla Short, died April 3, 1S9I, of typhoid leer. B. L. Brown, died April 21, 1S94, of nerve trouble. Maude Blake, died May 23 1831, of Bright's disease. Lewis Burke, died June 11. 1B94. of fever. Chas. Hillings, died July 10, 1SJ1, of typhoid fever. A total of FOURTEEN DEATHS in ONE YEAR, the average num ber of inmates during the year being ninety-one, tho annual death rate being nearly SIXTEEN PER CENT. ,1s not this comparison appalling? What manner of management is it that would let these poor children die as If they were in a pest house instead of au asylum? Is it tho idea of tho "Reform'' administration that it is batter economy to let tho in mates of tho Asylum die than to continue to care for thein properly? Or, what inhumanity ! It should bring the blush of shame to every honest Kansau'o face. The litter Incompetency of Dr Pilcher is thoroughly understood in this community. Even thoso most charitably inclined toward him, feel that he is totally unlit for such a position. It only requires a viait to the institution to prove this. Then why, in the faco of the evidence presented, with the child ren dying off like sheep In the shamble", with poor, helpie-s, inno cent girls crying for protection, will Governor Lewelliug delay remov ing this mat ? i In the name of common humanity, in the name of justice, in tho name of morality, in tho infrect of com mon self-respect and decency, tho Courier, on behalf of every citizen of this stn'e, demands tho immedi ate removal of Dr. Pilcher. Chas. Billings, the last name on the death list of Doctor Pilcher, is reported to be ono of the boys cas trated. The cause of death was given to the undertaker as "typhoid fever." To us it was given first as brain fever and nain as dysentery. Tbero are circumstances surround ing the burial, which indicate a de sire for seorecy, hence ttie suspicion is held by many persons that the death resulted from tho "surgical operation" of Doctor Pilcher. The death occurred, according to Dr. Emerson, six or eight weeks after the operation. These suspicions may or may not be well founded. We give them for what they are worth, bat have taken steps to ascertain the facts, conclusively. EXPERT TESTIM017T. By this mail we are in receipt of a letter from Dr. C. T. "Wilber, who was for eighteen years superintend ent of the Illinois Asylum for Idiotic and Imbecile Youth, and for ten years prior to that time assistant in the New York Asylum. He is at present in charge of a large institu tion of like character at Kalamazoo, Mich. Dr. Wilber Is the highest au thority in the United States on the care and treatment of this class of unfortunates, having devoted his whole life to the work. His letter under date of Kalamazoo, August 17, 1891, says: As to the practice of castrating either feeble minded boys or the in sane for masturbation, itisunlawful in most states and unjustifiable, and the individuals practicing it should be placed in the penitentiary Just as quick as possible for such atrocious practices. It was neyer practiced in institutions in this or other coun tries. Respectfully yours, C.T. Wilder. This is tho opinion of one of the most eminent men on the care and treatmont of this class of unfortun ates in the world. THE POPULIST SENATE. Out of forty members composing the last state senate the populist party elected twenty-thre. They had a strong working majority, and are responsible for the acts of that body. They told the people the re publicans had been guilty of useless expenditures in conducting the bti-i-ness of the senate, and pledged themselves to practice rigid econ omy and enforce needed reforms. What was the result after the elec tion? They gathered at Topoka, bringing with them their sons, daughters, nephews, nieces, and uncles, seeking iu every way to pro vide them with fat places. While twenty competont persons could have transacted all the work per taining to the senate, they actually placed one hundred and eight em ployes on the pay roll. Out of that number eighty-two worn relatives of senators. Twenty-eight enrolling and engrossing clerks were appoint ed the first of the session at three dollars a day each, although but one bill passed the senate until thirty six days after the senate convened. The engrossing an I enrolling work of the senate cost over five thousand dollars, when a proportion was sub mitted to do the entire work for three hundred and thirty dollars. The employes of the senate cost the state over twenty thousand dollars, although several populist senators said they would take a contract to have tho same work done for throe thousand dollars. In tho matter of appropriations, their pledges to ecutiomizo were recklessly disregarded. Take the appropriation for the Industrial school at Belolt. In Seuato Bill No. 175, providing for its main tenance, they reduced the pay of tho washerwoman fifteen dollars a year, the matron ono hundred and fifty dollars a year, tho engineer from four hundred and eighty to four hundred dollars a yor.r, and tho chaplain from two hundred to ono hundred and fifty dollars a year, and then raised the appropriation for the bank commissioner's office, presided over by John W. Brideu- thal, from fifty three hundred to ten thousand dollars a year. In Senate Bill No. 194 they reducod the pay of the night watchman from two hun dred and forty to one hundred and eighty dollars a year, aud then rais ed the appropriation of tho adju tant general's oifice, as shown by Senate Bill No. 417, from twenty- fivo thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1893, to forty five thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1891, twenty thousand dollars more than had ever been opproprlated before for that office- for the saino period of time. They reduce the salaries of the four jauitors in the state house, as shown by Senate Bill No. 417, ten dollars a month each, and then passed a mis cellaneous appropriation bill appro priating tho enormous sum of one hundred nnd tweuty-lhreo thous and dollars, aud this was outside of the regular appropriation bills which provided for all the expenses of the judicial and .executive de partments as well as the different btate institutions. They reduced the salary of the sewing toacher at the Beloit school soventy-fivo dollars a year, and then passed a bill creating a court of appeals that would have cost the state sixty thousand dollars a year. The reduction only affected a poor woman, while the court was created to provide places for Webb, King, Doster, Fitzgerald, Nicholson and Clemens, a3 judges, and a boat of other lobbyists a3 clerks, reporters and bailiffs. The populist senator from Osage county, Senator Jumper, left before the close of the session, and declared that the appropriations being pushed through the senate were infamous and without reason, and that he wanted to disclaim any part In them and would condemn and denounce them in the next campaign. They reduced the pay of the already pooily paid employes of the state institutions, but did not reduce tbepay of a pingle officer or clerk In the slate houee, where salaries lange from fifteen hundred to threo thousand dollars a year. It was opsuly charged on the floor of the Benate, and not denied, that the populist members did not daro to reduce the pay of any oue that was considered a man of influence, and tho action of the senate demonstrat ed the truth of tlm charee. BOMEVrJEiiiiiAiriiisToirr. Governor dwelling, a few days since, iu a studied aud inflammatory Interview, expressed a deep sym pathy for the strikers contending with tho Pullman Palace Car com pany and their sympathizer?. His purpogo was doubtle-s to make po litical capital for himself. The true character of the Governor is plainly manifest when you compare Ills late interview with hl3' course in the spring ol 1693 iu connection with the notion ot tho State Board of Railway Assessors. After years of litigation, when the Pullman Palace Car company, having been defeated In the court3, first consented to give In its proper ty for assessment, it gave $13,500 as the valuation of a palace car. The State Board of It lilway xVssessors, In fixing the assessed valuation, put it at $0,000 which was probably in about tho same proportion to its cost or value as other property in the slate Is nsseestd. What is known as the tourist's car, which is n very plain car, and a car in which the laboring man could afford :o take a night's rest, tho cost of a berth be ing at that time only fifty cents, was assessed at Sl.500 per car. The State Board of Railway Assessors, com posed of the present populist etate officerp, whose actions were passed upon and approvod by the Governor iu bis capacity a3 a member of the State Board of Equalzition, re duced tho assessed valuation of the Pullman palace cars from S0000 to $4500, making a reduction of $1,500 per car, and raised the assessed val uation of the tourist car, in which the poor man rides, from $1,500 to $3,000. There are many more palace cars that run through Kansas than touriet cirs, so the result was that the sum total of the assessed val uation ot Pullman's property was reduced nearly 25 per cent. Tne tourist oar, with the plain, comfort able bed in which the laborerMmd poor man could Tide for fifty centp, had the assessed valuation doubled, and ns a result Mr. Pull man takes advantage of the oppor tunity which the reform adminis tration gavo him, and raised the price of n berth to ono dollar, A very short time after this re duction the assessed valuation of tho property of tho Pullman Palace Car Company, Mr. Levelling aud his state administration wore given a freo ride in a Pullman palace train to tho World's Fair and return. The train iu which they left the capital city of thia state was a gorgeous one Mr. Loweliing was not thon com plaining of Pullman's iron heel, but he did complain in his recent inter view most bitterly in regard to the porter's feos, from which wo judge that the sorvico of the porters were not donated. And in the face of these facts Gov ernor Loweliing is now posing a3 the laboring man's friend and the enemy of "corporate greed." Hon. W. F. Rightmire, who was tho candidate of the populist party four years ago for Chief Justice, and who is still a member of that party, on June 8th. wrote an open letter to the Hutchinson Newc, of this state, and over his own signature made tho following exposition of the hy pocrisy of tho present administra tion in its pretenses of being the people's friend as aginst the corpor ations: kigiitjiibe's statement. "After the State Board of Railway Assebsors of the state of Kansas had assessed tho rolling stock of the Pullman Car Company, operated In the stato of Kansus in 1887, aud had refused to reconsider its action, us the time approached when the taxes levied upon the said assessment were about to bo collected, the Pull man Company brought au action in the Circuit Court of tne United Sta:es in and for tho first division of the district of Kansas against all of the counties in the state through which its cars were run, and against tho couutv treasurers of such coun ties, "case No. 57773, asking for an in junction restraining the collection of the taxes assessed against the said company. "The injunction was granted on the 1st day of February, 188S, and on final hearing in said court the de ewe of the court wa3 for a dissolu tion of the injunction, and the val idity of tho assessment and the levy of the taxes was affirmed by tho cir cuit court. "The Pullman company gave bond and carried tbe case to the supreme court of the United States. While this case was pending in the su premo court of the United States, in 18SS, a now case was filed by the said company against the said defend ants, No. 6118, and on tho 12th day of December, 1888, an injunction was granted restrainiug tbe collection of the taxes of 1888, subject to the de- jcision of the supremo court In the' case pending therein, -No. 6773. A supplementary bill was filed in case No. 6118, and an injunction was granted restraining tho collection of tne taxes of ItSO. on the 1-th day of December, 1SS0. Another supple mentary bill wu u ed in C03B JNo. GUS, and an injunction granted on the same conditions restraining the collection of the taxes of 1890 on the 17th day cf December, 1890. The case in the supreme court was decided in 1691, and on the 11th day of Decem ber, lS91,the mandate ol the supreme court of the United States was filed iu the B-ikl circuit court, ulllrming the decree of tne circuit court, and establishing tho validity of the as sessment and levy of taxes thereon. 'In all of these cases the Attorney- General of Kansas appeared as the attorney of record of the counties defendant, .and when the mandate was filed in the oircult court, the at tention of the attornev-irenerai was called to the matter by the clerk of said circuit court, but nothing has been dono in the matter to tho pres ent time "In 1893, In February, I called the attention of .the governor and the attorney-general personally to this matter at different times, and in formed them that the Pullman com pany was taking advantage of the state of affairs in the circuit court, and compromising the claims of the counties In which its taxes were large amount?, and escapju the le gal penalties for non-payment, and asked that such action be taken us would save the counties the penal ties and the full amounts of the taxes, and was promised by both tnat action would be taken at once. "Two months afterwards, on in quiring of Clerk bhtirritt, 1 learned mat nothing had been done, and at once went to the capitol to see the governor and uttorney-Keneral to learn why uothiifc had been done, aud I was plainly told that it wtis none of my busiueex; that they were ruuuiug tlie state, and would run it in trielr owu way. I',returued to mv otlice with a deterniiuntioii to watch for results; aud what were the? Fir"r, a reduction of the assessment of Pullm in uir 1,500 per car in the assessment of 1S93 uy the board of railway us-esiors. Sjcond, a free Pullman train to tak the tate offi cers and their invito 1 guests to Chicago and return for Kansas week at the World's Fair, and noth ing done yet in the mHtfer in court. On the calling of the doc'tet of the United States circul' rourt for the present June tprm at L-uveo worth, while John T. Little, intiruey-,zeu-eral of KaiiFns, was p-esHur to pro tect the interests ot his private clients in the ca3e of the Black Bob Indian lands, he snt in the court room and looked wise w hen case No 0118, of the Pullmaq PalaceCar com pany vs. Allen county, et al, was called. In tho words of the prophet Isiah, 'As a sheep before her shearer Is dumb, so he opened not his mouth,' and the case was continued to the Noverubor term of the court; nnd probably by that time the Pullman company will have its delinquent taxes all settled In the different counties hyits pretended generosity of paying the same before the in junction cases urn dncided, if the couutie will throw off the penalties nnd interest. Knowing that the ttue populists of Kansas only need to knov the truth to retire the presont state offi cers to tho obscurjty from which they arose, I rest my cause in their houosty and jiistic. W. F. Rightmire."- Do the people of Kansas believe, in the faco of these factp, that Governor L9wlliiig nnd the present state ad ministration are honest and worthy of their indorsement? JUSTIOE AlTfCX'S 17CTT.CK. &T.n; ok Kansai, ) M-IMILME COl'llT. f Topekn, Kat. -', .May 11), IfcOl To Uov. Percy Daniolf, Uirard, Kan sas: My Di:ar Coio.vki :-l am very great ly tlislutbod about the politi'-a! Hituation and had hoped to have mi opportunity to have a talk with you. Tho timo lor holding tho county cotivi ntious to cle?t dolegates is so near that I thought l;a' to wilto you aline though I wisheJ quite as much to got. jour views con cerning the situation as to impart nij own. It coins to be generally conceded that tbe drift orbentiment is all in favor of the re-nomination of Governor Lew el- ling and the other stato officers. It the people we're cognizant of the facts and understood the kind of a campaign that must necisiarily foilov, should have no fears of eriou5 mistake) being made by tbe convention; but I do not think that the masses of tho peopleiiavo much idea what is really going on. You know there has been much t ilk about the ad urnistratiou ofatrirsin thelarger cities Within the past Jfjw daj s I havo learn ed, not from the enemies, but from the friends of tbe administration of clrctnn stances showing that tbe admiuistra- t.on of aifairs in -on . ifnot?ll, of tho f cities of tho Umt cla-.'. is thoroughly corrupt, and that to the knowledge at least of the governor. I have y!o been told of circumstances which tended very stronsly to indicate that this con ditio'n of tillairs meets with hissanction. I cannot by letter undortake to put to- gether tho various things that I have ..you know there has been much talk learned, nbout goingoutof my way atabout the administration of affaira in all to do so, nor do I wi-h at present to tho larger citje-. Within the pai f9v snow mv authorities. In tact, I very j (iaJrs j navc, lsarliedj not from enem!e6; much prefer not to piaco myteif an tl e bIJl fro:n fr,end3 of the administration, attitude of an accuser of anybody, and otcIrcuumtace3 showing that the ad whattwlshtosugcresttojou.and wishimln,slritlon of affdir8 m EOme, If not all tho people cutd know, is that ery al of t,,e cltU)8 of tho first clas3f 8 serious charges are now made, and that thoroU!;hy corrupt, and that to tho during the campaign we shall unqoos- knowIedce at least cf the governor." tionablybave them to face. It Is an As.ot.lale justice Allen. open secret that the prohibitory law has not been onforced in the larger cities. Yon knoWI am not, to draw it inildlv, a prohib tion crnnk, yet it is very easy for y . ' , . -. meto see how readily corrupt practice . . j become associated with -ystematic di - , , ... . ,, , f n, regardacd violation of law. Our op- ponenta in tbe campaign can start out with theclearand admitted proposition j that the prohibitory law baa been Ben- erallydlsregardad In tho lrg cities. 1 fear, also, tbit they oari" ejBily show sys tematic boodling by tbo police depart ments. How much evidence will then be required to convince those ofonr people who are especially interested In the enforcement of tbe prohibitory law, that the administration is directly con nected with all these practices? Worst of all, I dread possible developments showing direct connection of tbe execu tive office with these matters. We have all the matters to defend that we can possibly carry without having to meet charges of corruption. Borne of my Linn county friends have written me, inquiring as to the practica bility of placing your name at tb9 head of the ticket, and I think tbe delegation from our county would be very glad to take that stand, thou-h of course I do not now know who tbe delegation will be, nor under what instructions they will come here. I hope theCrawford county delegation, which played a very important part in tbe Wichita convention, will not come here with its bands tied by instructing Id favor ot a re-nomination of tbe pres ent stato officer?, but will be freo to act as seems best after consulting with those from other parts or the state. Of course I do not wish what I write you to be made public, bur I haye no objections to your showing tins letter to sucb of our discreet friend as you think best, if any. Very truly j onr, S. II Allex. INTERESTING STATISI1C3. "The other day I called on ex President Harrison, at the Haw thorn, a beautiful apartment house overlook Central Park," says Ell Perkins. "The ex-president looked happy and contented as he held and patted hl3 beautiful grandchildren, but I could see a feeling of sadness come over him when he spoke of the bard times which had come upon us" 'On the first of January, 1893," he said, "we iiud in ttie treasury $103, 010,1.00 in gold. List yeur we sold bunds which, wim t- premium put on them, put $58 0(10.000 more gold in the treasury, innking 100,000,000 Ol his $IGG,000,0C0 we have onlv $56, 000 CO J toft VH have lost in mis time $110,000,000 It is not a happy tt.iug to tmuK of," and then heolgh ed nnd looked ovor into tbe park. "Thete gold losses are meie bga- ellns compared to tho daily loss of $!5,100,00'J through idle labor," I -aid. 'Hie president listened but did not reply, but looked at me inquir ingly. 8 I continued: "Tom Heed, with 'the census for his uuthority, eny in good protec tive turiff times, wnen the wheels areall turning 15000.000 out of tbe 70,000,000 were Ht work. Home re ceived 50 ceuts a day, some $10 and some $1. Tim aver age was $2. So $30,000,000 went into circulation every day. The boys earnpd it and spent it. Now ono tbird of theee workmen are id'e, the mills are stopped and $10,000,000 is lost evory day. The 10,000,103 peo ple at work have had tneir wages reduced 25 per cent to match the Wilson bill. There is $4,000,000 more lost every day is what is bankrupt ing the nation. The income tax losses on sugar and all tbo little 1 cent vagaries of democracy aro nothing as compared to the labor loss." The ex - president nodded hia head. "This terrible los of M5 000000 a month or $53.tlC0C09 a year." I con tinued, 'is what makes tho hard times" It makes the strikes. It makes the Coxey tramps." "Something is doing it," said the ex-president. "What will change this disaster to prospt rity," I nked. "Why the same protective tariff that filled the treasury with gold for thirty thre years the same pro tective tariff that enabled the nation to poy off $2000 001,000 of our na tional debt in thirty-three years; the sanin potee'tivo torill tint kept all the wheals turning and 15,000.000 people at work." "1hponro interesting statistic," snid Mr. Harrison, 'and they ought" o be put where tho people can re flect upon them ' POPULISTS ON POPULISM. "Tho moit corrupt administration known in history." Bsnj. H. Clover. "I have facts In my possession to prove that tho Loweliing administration is the mest dNboncst and corrupt that baa curbed Kansas." Mary E. Lease. "The troublo with our present leaders in Kansas is they want office more than they want to aid the masses." Percy Diuielf, Lieutenant Governor. 'There never was a time in tho history of this town when gamblers, policy sliopprs, pool sellers, lottery people, crap tihooters and jointi&ts,wero in such force or in suchc.oter as now. Tto com! it loan aro such that nine-tenths of our people believe that the adminlstra- tioa is a oenohclary of the lawlessness in this town." Senator Taylor, Pop, of Wyandotte cgnnty. Tie PaolaSpiritsays: "Judge Illrara tovena7John W. Bell and F. A.Prathor who helped pile up the blgPeopIb'j party '-ote m Miami county in JSOJ, aro ali back in the republican party." 'Kansas Populism stands for gamb- ling dens and policy shops, and Gover- ... T..iralln(, on ffonlaraa it- KATlsa " ,v .i,.tj Populism stands for more bawdy houses . P' ., and more prostitution, and uovernor uu "j," H , , " , ' ,-. pnnn Lewelling so declares it, Kansas Popn- for' moral, financial and . r LawcllInB lare8 tt.,.0yraJ corning, (Pop.) ou c . - mr 5xc 1 " t- m . & s ipl . - J kig ?ri( H! 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