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TIIK IDOL OK TIIK 1'ARTY, JOHN JAM FX IN (2 ALLS. Tho puriticatiori of politiert irt an irridos cout dream, (lovornniont is force. Poli tics iii n battle for mi promacy. Partic aro tho ariui.H. TIIK DKCAI.t MilJK AND TWO COLDKN' HULK 1IAVU NO l'LU'K IN A POLITICAL CAMIWKiN. Tim object irt HiuTiinH. To defeat tlio antagonist mi J expel tho party in power U tho purpose. Tho republicans and democrat uro M irre concilably oppoHod to each other ax won (Irant ami Lnt in tlio WildcrnoHM. Thoy use ballots instead of k'uim, but tlio struclo in itrt unrelenting and desperate, and tho result Homjlit for tho Hitiuo. IN WAU IT IS LAW FUL TO DKCKIVK TIIK ADVHKSARV, TO HIKK IIKSSIANS, TO PUUCIIASH MKUOKNAHIKS, TO MUTILATK, TO TO KILL, TO DKSTKOY. TIIK COM MANDKlt WHO LOST A HATTLK TIIUOlKill TIIK ACTIVITY Ol-' MS MORAL NAT 1 1 UK WOULD UK THK DKRISION AND JKST OF IIISTOItY. Interview publinhod in tho Now York World, April 1:1, IK'.H). Tho old RoinaiiH had a Haying: "Money does not Htink, no inaltor how acquired." So tho politician considers that votes do not Hindi badly after thoy aro cant and counted, no unit tor what may havo boon tho method by which thoy woro procured. NUMHKKS, not QUALITY, obtain tho cor tillcato of election. TIIK AMUlTIOl'S POLITICIAN TIIKRKFORK KNDKAV OltS TO ASCERTAIN WHAT IS I'OI'U LAR RATIIKR THAN WHAT IS RKillT, AND TIIK UOSSKSSION OK AN ACT1VK CONSCIKNCK OR OK A SKNS1T1VK MORA L NATURK IS A FORM I DA It LK, IF NOT AN INSUl'ICRAULK OHSTACLK TO SUCCKSS. Kxtract from an arliclu published in tho Topokn Capital, February 12(1, 1KKH. Tho following lottor shows Mr. Insulin' understanding and appreciation of tho wants and necessities of tho agricultural and other industrial interests of tho Country: Unitkd Statkh Sknatk, 1 CoMMlTTKK UN DlH'l KT OW Col.l MIIIA, Wahiiinoton, 1). C, Jan. 1, IKK). ) lion. FAl Slur limn, IIYWcr, Kmwi. M Pic.vu Sue -In reply to yuurn of tho Itlth ult., which I found on my retain from Kansas thin week, I will nay that tho farmers of Khiihih havo just grounds for complaint at tho low price for product and tho in adequate resulta of their labor, but all kind of buriinoHH hharo in tho depression and thoy aro not alono in tho burdens which they boar. This condition results from tho op eration of ciiumoh which lobulation does not produco and which HtatutoH riinnot euro. Thero aro Homo things which Congress ouht to do and to which tho republican parly Htandrt pledged. Wo need moro currency, and restraints should bo imposed upon tho yreod and rapacity of corporations. Tho president and tho republican majorities in both IIousoh of Congress nro fully in hjiii pathy with tho laboring cliiHrtot and I am conlldent that Homo measure will bo adopted that, w ill redeem tho pledges that have boon made. I hliould Iio K'lad if you would let mo know personally what you think nliould bo done in order that I may most bntisfaeturily represent tho viowrt and interests of my con stituents. Very truly yours, John J. Inwam-h. Tho following is tho testimony of tho El Dorado Republican concern ing tho men who compose tho farm ers' alliance. As uiuo-tonths of tho farmers in Butler county aro members of tho order, Butler must bo pretty well run down at tho heel if thitt testi mony is corroct. Wo publish it pim ply to call attention to tho kind of rot to bo found in tho greater part of tho republican papers of Kansas. 1 miliar a ride over Itutlor county ami especially tlio northern part, the observer in apt. to he struck with the fact that the ho called all power ful alliance oinani.atlon Is composed of men w ho no matter how good their condition, are apt, to be "kickers" for soniothlnjr better. Willi u few exceptions, tlio members w ho howl the loudest are apt to have the most weeds In their corn Holds, Hie most eockleburs In their potato patch, and tho bluest pile ot weather beaten machinery In the front ) aid. If you notice an unusually lllioly Kept farm, With !ied;;e rows neatly tilmnieil, com fields elean of weds, and every thing iislolcnt of piuiK'iitv and thrift, you can almost without exception know that the owner has no sympathy with tlm alllam c.uid Its creeds, In i'liil'id township amon.! the men w ho are MiemtioMof tin' alliance (hat are exceptions to this rule, are Howard Lilhiop, C. ('. I'.ie, I). M. Commons, and a few others, and notoiio of these men are In symndhy w ith the political ventures of (he order, and are lit sack cloth and ashes on aeeonnl f the mugwump ticket that they are ex pected t snppmt. In tho same township aro men like Wallace Johnson, Charles I .either, ( harles p.rnnn, .lake Shi Iyer ami Sam Clillord, who not at all Inferior hi mental traits declare that they have no sympathy with the alliance and look on their hretliren of the deluded order with li y. A thorough canvass of tho county would llud the most zealous alliance supporters to he the ever discouraged, slaek and Indolent farineiH, (hose who let the "women and the uls" milk the cows, cut the wood and carry the water while they, "Hie lords of creation," discuss with more or less depth of wisdom, the awful evils of tho mu'lcultural u-e. A prominent farmer said it few days aj;o Incoiivcrsallon with a disinterested party, "you can tell every alliance man In this neighborhood hy the shape his tlelds are In. They have mihhins In place of corn and iiiaihlc In place of Kood potatoes. - I..I Ibn'tuto 7YpuMi enn, A iw iit In placing the name of W. II. Ultldlo on the alliance state ticket, the people's party have re warded an honest man ami a real all wool farmer. Mr. blddlo Is a man of sterling Integrity and Is it strength to any party. I'.uL we understand he hclleves hi prnlilhlMoii and cannot see how ho can endorse a platform nor a convention which will fully Ignore this Important iiicslloii.M hni iiili) Hi iiitlillrmi, .yiwH J'J. Tho p(M)plo'H party departed from tlio practice of its republican prede cessor. It did not put so much pro hibition in its platform as to havo none left for its candidates. When tho republican party which has pro hibition in its platform nominated and elects men to ollieo on that plat form who Hpend their nights in de bauchery and their days in pardon ing violators of the prohibitory law, who happen to bo in high social standing and who wield some political inlltioneo, its hypocrisy is ho apparent as to make this everlasting howl against tlio pwplo's party ex ctedingly fatiguing to honest people. Mr. Murdwek's sincerity may bo judged by a study of his own opinion, as published in tho lust issue of Tiik Advocate, of tin party ho is now so zealously supporting. Ik tho Topcka Capital has any douht In refer ence to the Indictment of Mr. Klldiniro for nn attempt to swindle i lie farmers on a patent foi a drive well point It can et the olllcial record hy willing to the clerk of the district court of I'aw nee county. It Is also true that one of the dele gates in the convention thai nominated Kihi iiiirc for chief Justice was a member of lhoi;raiid Jury that found the Indictment,-hiwniwo JiiiiviiiilTriluin Tho record that would bo obtained from1 tho clerk of the district court is not the kind of a record tho Carilal, the Journal-Tribune, or any of their ilk desire. They prefer to circulate a record of their own invention that will carry tho impression that Mr Uightmiro was found guilty. Tho court record would show that Jndgo .Strang said ho could not bo convicted for he had commit tni no offi'tim; and this kind of a record would not answer the purpose for which this wus published to deceive tho people. Ik tho alliance is tho democratic party, as our Kansas republican pa pers allirm, how doos it happen that tho republican party of Arkasas has united with tho alliance in that state in tho support of n fusion ticket! Havorlainsa.i republicans gonoovor in a body to tho democratic party? IS UK AN ANARCHIST 1 WheiiW. M. iK'iiloii, the delegate from I'ar hour county, declared that Jerry Simpson was hii anarchist, that fact alone should have sloped all further ukIuiIou of the fusion scheme, hut It dhl not, from w hlch we aro left to conclude that the "Wichita bummers," who seemed to run the convention, aro Imlirierent to or in sympathy with the red tla(. Said Mr. leiiUiui "The voice of the demiN'i aey has Ih'cii sillied and her ban ners are trailing In the dust of dlracc. The Tho name of Jerry Simpson w ill never stain a tleiniM iatle ticket ill Harbour county." Warm Iritf to his work ami pointing to the stars uml utrlix'S which graced tho convention hall, he said the democratic party would never supplant tho old tl.iK of the tiiltin wit h tho red tlajc of an archy. The democrats would vote for an old soldier rather than vole for an anarchist. If Mr, (teuton, who Is from Simpson's home, has mis stated the facts, the friends of Simpson should at once meet the charge, Tho old soldiers of the Seventh, whether republican or demo cratic, can not alVord to have any candidate up about whom there Is the faintest suspicion on that iuestlon. bet the friends of Mr. Simpson meet Mr. I'en ton's charge. - Unlrhiimon AYim. What, aro "tho old soldiers of the Seventh, whether republican or demo cratic," going to do uliout republican oflicials who havo boon charged by tho Vincents for two years with com plicity in tho ColTeyvillo dynamite outrage. Is thero not just tho least little bit of suspicion attaching to some of tho republican oflico holders and candidates an well as to tho chair man of tho republican state central committee? Perhaps it would Ihhis well for tho Ncicn to suggest tlm re moval of a few beams from republican eyes before endeavoring to discover motes in tho eyes of its noighltors. I ow would it do to havo some one clear up tho mystery hanging altout this ColTeyvillo atTair? Republicans could then talk alout anarchy with greater freedom. Supioso you sug gest it Bro. Easloy, and give us a rest on this anarchy racket until that is clone. Wo will then undertake a thorough investigation of Mr. Simp son. ANOTIIKlt CHANCK FOR MILLIONAIRE. Within tho last threo years valuable tin mines havo been discovered in Wyoming and Dakota. Horotoforo tho tin plate from which all tho tin ware in everyday uso is manufactured has been imorted. But tho recent discovery of these tin mines has opened tho way for tho nursing and protecting of a new infant industry in America. If tho proved tarilT is put u(on tin, capital stands ready to take advantage of tho opportunity. Tho result will bo threo or four moro millionaires, and a few thousand moro underfed, discontented striking min ners; another chanco for lockouts and for Pinkorton murderors. Now, tho capitalistic investors may bo Ameri cans or they may bo foreigners. It is quite likely that. English gold will de volopo thoso mines. Tho lalor which will bo employed will probably bo of somo foreign nationality. Now just how largo a part will protection to Amorican laltorers play in tho whole business? Yet wo havo boon accus tomod to beliovo that it took a high order of statesmanship to manage Hiich transactions. "How would it do to try tho exiorimont of justice," and tako somo of tho money from tho United States treasury that Congress wants to dovoto to monument build ing and employ Bomo of tho nativo born Americans, who havo boon con verted into tramps by tho past twonty- livoyear of wieknl legislation,' in tho development of tlu so natural re sources of wealth. Thoso vftht fitoro housi s of tin and coal and iron ought to benefit tho people who work them, and if this were truly a government for tho jxM)plo instead of for tho mill ionaires thero would lx somo wuch legislation in their interest Tiik Kuhahh Fanner dignified tho silly tale that appeared in tho Sunday Capital, at August by an able cx lositton of its absurdities, and u proper characterization of tho plain intentions of tho Capital to deceivo tho people. Tho story itself wtw ho absolutely absurd UHn it face that a child should not fail to discern its true character, and wo havo yot to hear a person speak of it that does not regard it as tho silliest kind of trash. Wo did not deoiw it worthy of notice. Perhaps the Farmer'. treatment of it may bo wiser than ours. Thero may Iossibly bo dough heads who read tho Capital who need to bo told tho true character of such productions, but wo would hardly expect to find them among our readers or those of tho KaumtH Farmer. It would seem unnecisary to re fer to tho absurd story that Bon. Clo ver was a distMplo of Valnndingham and a member of tho Knight of tho (lolden Circle during the war; and yet thero aro a few men who, if they do not neo every lie of this kind con tradicted, conclude that it must bo true. Mr. Clover has alwaya boon it republican since tho organization of the party. Ho was an abolitionist previous to that time, aud han never been either a democrat or a Knight of tho (lolden Circle. Wo havo before observed that tho air will bo kept full of such falsehoods until after oho tion ; and tho question to bo decided in this campaign is whether tho peo ple aro fools enough to believe them. Tiik Burlington, (Kan.,) Republi can, reproduced tho article of II. II. Haaf, in which ho assails tho allianco and somo of its oilicers, and reiteratos charges already many times exploded. Mr. Haaf was an organizer of tho E. M. B. A., and to occupy such a jk sition should, and undoubtedly did know lottor than to mako tho Htato ments ho has made concerning a kin dred organization. As nbovo stated, these charges havo already been many times exploded, and wo can not again alTord tho space at this timo to repeat tho facts in relation to theso matters. It should bo u sullicient answer to Mr. Ifanf's alii riiiat ion that his own organization has expelled him for this very olTonso. J. l' Wi i.i.its, the allianco nominee, for Kvoni or w as a member of the legislature when l'omeroy was beaten for United States Senator, and In nalls was elected Wlltlts was for l'omeroy, w ho was famous for attempted bribery. Vcaiunln Uiiutti, Mr. Willits voted for neither Pomo roy or Ingalls, but for David P. Lowe, first, hut and all tho time. Wk aro requested to statu that tho meeting advertised to tako ploo at StafTjrd, Kansas, on tho fith cf Sep tember, is changed to St Johna, Kan sas, on tho samo dato. All who aro interested mako a note of this. -'