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rCK'UI ILNOW.V. "Ibe rv.iult of die election In KtneAj on T" ?bor 4, 1800, has thrown the active i !:ngtrct the republican party into av .'h n rlMo of general disorder that even V ( c'is'jal obanrvor radily porcolveatbat t ) party 1 1 all out of a general equlllb- ilum, and that some of tho republican s? Linti, Uteri!) hungering and thlrot i j for continuance In office, or for a Dew j ,'.!ont 63 the cnao may bo, eoora to t it for granted that the Incoming: leg l-i'.iire Tvill bo glad to recognl.e their n'irt preening claims. . lr,t political barnacle, John JamcH In .0, remembering tbit hla Senatorial e! . :lon la 1373 was the sequence of a or;t diabolical conoplracy ; that hia return h 1373 waa finally accompllihed la the tc'-.d'of the average citizen by placing r.v, .ify la eight of legislators, where "it n'iit do tha moot good," and that the t!' ' , J came aa the result of party coward Ic, where, coneofiuent upon the defeat of James G. Klalne, there came the po ll jj command that all republicans muat ii- !.i conquer their prejudices, and aur- rr. !er all tholr manly hostility to the Idly bouses. flmator Ingalls In 1878, In a so-called ; f year" In politico, baa gone before the i t is of Kansas, and by methods of c'Ij iblful propriety, has submitted hia c' ' ta for a fourth election to the United I j i ,f.s Senate and has moot Irretrievably 1. ' , upon hia audacious venture. 'V. notwithstanding the fact that not (, r CO per cent of the Kansas house of trj j: : rantitivea has been elected in his i ' ?,',t, It is Bald that be and his moot v. J strikers nave tno exceedingly pre- r.: . ; '.!ous assurance that members of the J : '. .;!:.?ure expressly elected to oppose li return of the Senator to the Senate, v to tn&nipuiatou in sumciont numbers . r, i r ' l enaoie mm to reacn ms desired 7 """There has Buch foolish cheeklaess i?tr before been exhibited by one who i sd mads claim to represent the people ' . A Izw-maker? It would be difficult to a . . .l think of each an Instance in Ameri ca politics, at least within the laat half , glance at a few of the counties where Ii and his henchmen are making ll lt ctelvas may at this juncturo be eini- rr.f.ly In order," A.Vlu:ou This county haa Buffered, & . .... 3 X1j3, a loos to the republicans of C votes. 3 T :ru John Doaton, of Atchison, who i iZl be could in tho Legislature of V.'iy t ) shield the senator and prevent an 1, , Ration of hia election, was elected 11 j j'oir, by reason of an eiponBlve cam p'.p, so as to be 8ervlcable to the eena 2 r 5 J the Ilouoe. I? lit when Hon. R. P. Fisher, the rural raxrabex from Atchlaon county, Is classi cal u an "IngaHa alliance" man this la cor.etJiinj where it is "the last feather f.V;t breaks the camel'B back." I i'c t a etone waa left unturnod by Mr. Is to prevent the election of Mr. .-.Fjher, and, now, the idea of corrupting Lli gpntfornm for the senator is so ab- , ;ur:l ti to be really laughable to the dls if,: routed person. Mr. Fisher, on the fcjiuwt prlsaclplo, is intensely opposed to K r, TcEslh, and be most readily becomes & r. ire so bh he fully realizes what corrupt iMvbcxJi wore uaad to defeat him. 'U:n, Henry Elllston, Senator from j' ; :a county, has never exhibited r; ' . ;i'.;i:t.Io desire to support Sena- K t 1. : 3, and hia constituents by a re C' ' o t; mslon of their votca could moot , J ? cxcueo him from any such un- ' : .v:: : rorth Tbli county, which has vv-n'iv'.sMc Ctat Senator, a democratic. representative, a rcsubrnhmlon republl cita end two peopla'a reprpaentitiTcs havo, 84) a collateral body of live men b?)on counted for Mr. Ingalln, while not one of them haa the leant doofro to or e pectatlon of supporting him noxt wintf The republican Iohs Is over .'5,000 In thia county since 180'). Wyandotte This county, which electa two democrats to the llouoe who were furiously fought by Senator W. J. liu chan, sustains a republican loos of about 2,!i00 since 1888. These members, opponed to Mr. In guild politically, havo benn counted an bo longing to the Ingalla boat, by the petty political adventurers who swarm around the senator. Ford This county elected George M Hoover to the IIoubo of llepreoontatives and the organs devoted to Mr. IngallB'in teresta claoslfy him as an "Ingalla demo crat." Mr. Hoover Is not that kind of democrat, and it may here be said that the pre1 x of "Ingalla" to any democrat In Kansas, or out of it, la not In any sense either euphonious or truthful, as the bo quence may show. The people's representative, 70 ps cnt of the wholo House, understand full well that they were elected to oppose In galls, and they will not disappoint the expectations of their constituents or of tho people's party of the state. It would croato less friction to havo an early abandonment of a hopolefla Ingalls campaign. COItlllTTION IN KLKCTIONH A RKMKDY. It was not potiuible for an obnerver nt the polls of our last election, at many places throughout the stato to escape be lng thoroughly convinced of the fact (aside from absolute proof) that money waa foully used by whom or what party we do not now intend to any for tho purpose of purchasing or inlluencing votes. It Is, Indeed, safe to say that at the last election, in the city of Topeka alone, there were purchased or procured through the agency of "filthy lucre" live hundred votes, and we are reliably In formed that mouey waa used freely throughout the state. If this be true, as it is beyond doubt, it Burely needs no ar gument, then, to prove that It is a men ace and a enncor eating at the life of our civil and political institutions. If we would save and perpetuate our civil ex istenonce It behoovoa us to Btriko a death blow at thia moBt corrupt practice of using money to pollute and distort the saorednesa and the virtue of the ballot, for in a government like ours, where the people rule and the ballot ia king, If wo destroy the ballot we destroy the king. That we need more effective legisla tion against this evil there can be no question, and to that end we have out lined a bill which we submit for the care ful consideration of the people, and es pecially for the consideration of our rep-reBentatlves-elect, whose duty It is to provide the necessary Bafe-guards for the protection of our people and tho eacred ness of their ballot. The bill Is a follows: "It shall be un lawful for anyone to purchase or offer to purchase, bribe or procure the vote of any elector of this state at any of Its elec tions, in behalf of any candidate or meas ure, by giving or offering to give any sum of money or other valuable thing, by trentlng or otherwise, where the consid eration, expressed or Implied, or any part of oaid consideration ia that said vote shall be so cast; or by the promise of any fglft or reward upon any pretoxt whatever; or by the expenditure of money or other consideration in th em ployment of conveyances to transport voters to and from the polla, or in the payment of aeppKavo to work at or J about tho polla, except such as are pro vlddd by law. "Any person violating ony of the fore going provisions shall, upon conviction be Imprisoned la the etate penitentiary for not lens than one year nor more than ten years." It is further enacted that any one whose vote haa been oo fraudulently sought to be procurod, or by whoae lnfor matlon guilt of such unlawful act or acta as above deBcrlbld shall be established such informant or informants shall re celve from the county treasury of the county In which such unlawful act waa committed, the sum of $50 na a reward upon conviction in each and every of fenso. And it shall be the duty of tho county attornleo In their respective coun ties to prosecute such offenders, aa In other cases. In the flret place, It will not be denied by any reasonable peroon that to sell ones vote Is to sell ones liberty, and that the sale of votea in a country where a majority rule by tho vote ought to be treated as a crime by the laws of that country; hence the firot sentenco of that bill, we apprehend, will pass without crlt lclsm. That the practice of campaign treat ing, giving or rewarding, should be abol Itthed, seems to us would meet with the approval of all, for It la nothing else, In effect, but the purchasing of votes, a practice that deserves a death blow by the enactment of a prohibitory measure such as lndicatod by our proposed bill. That tho hiring of conveyances to at tend the polla on election day for the transportation of voters ia an evil la patent to us, for it is but another means of buying votes. The men, na a rule, who have to be hauled to the polla In order that they may be voted, know but little about the Importance of their voto, ana care leas about what they aro voting, and the community would bo better off with out that vote than with It, and yet It la as potent a factor in the affairs of our country as the vote of the moot Intelligent man in it. If the money that la spent in vehicles and oth envies to advance the interests of party, In campaigns and at the polls, was put in standard literature and ulstnb utod among this same people It would bo but a few short years until the treat and the vehicle would lie looked upon as an Insult Instead of a kindness. We have no comments to make upon the punishment our bill would Intlict upon the guilty, except that, perhaps, one year's Imprisonment la too short a torm of conllnemont for the leaet offend er. As to the gift of a reward for the con viction of the man who will offer to pur chase the suffrage of a people, we desire to say that in our judgment it is a most wise provision, and for the following reason: It is an Inducement to every man who Is approached by a would-be purchaser of hia vote to nave him con victed and punished. It is an Inducement to the man who Is best qualified to conviot of guilt to seek such conviction Instead of to shun It And when we thus prepare the way for tho conviction and punishment of such characters we destroy their busi ness, and when we destroy the buyers of votca we will have no sellers. W. H. Bennington. OIUTUAllY. Memorial trlbuto of the Menoken F. A. & I. U., No. 170, on the death of Ed ward Booth, Oct 80, 1800: s we are About to adorable in regular mooting of the Menoken P. A. it baa boon tho will of our Heavenly Father to take from our midrtt one of our honorod brothers. llodolved: That we, the Menoken Alliance, mourn the low of a brother, an honorod cit izen and neighbor, and we do hereby ex tend our heart-felt sympathy to tho family ! 1L! A 1 I " J . Il 1- iu hub uieir tryiujr uour, anu twpecinity uo we sympathize with the young wife, our eintor. Reeolvod: That an an act of courtesy and regard we do euapond all bumneos for this meeting and ntand adjourned for one week. RoeolTod: 1 hat a eery of these reoolut ions be recorded in the mmutoa, also a copy be gien to the beroarod family, and pubfiahod in Tua Advocate and North Topeka Mall. O. O. McCoKHKlA, W. E. Scottix, Socrvfary. lwildent, W. F. Itlghtmlre, late candldete of people's party for chief justieo of the supremo court haa concluded to and In a few weeks will locate in Topeka, and give special attention to tho trial of caiisoB before supreme court of Kan sas and the United Mates courts. All persona having busings before the courts can rest assured that their cases will be carefully attended to If entrusted to his charge. For tho present, all letters per taining to legal and other business should be addressed to hlrn at Cottonwood Falln, Ivansaa. HIgdon & Hlgdon, patent lawyers, so licitors of American and foreign patenta, rooms 55 and 50 Hall building, Kansas City, Mo., and 30 Le Droit building, Washington, I). C;, report the following Hat of patenta Issued during the week ending November 1, 1800. Ily applying to either ofilce n printed copy of any patent here named can be obtained for 25 centa in stamps. Mend for book of inatructlons free of charge: Kansas -Combined door be,ll and bur glar olarm, Whitlock A Kedfleld, Wichi ta; attachment for cultivators, Lambert F. Schrader, Clay Center; lister cultiva tor, William II. Fettijohn, Hoyt; grain drill, Milton F. Motter, Ilethol; crank movement, Hiram C. droves, Nashville. Individual Instruction in bookkeeping and shorthand, Topeka Bus. Coll. OilSi, Grrison & CO., 1216, 1218, 1220, 1222 AND 1224 MAIN STREET. SPECIAL SALE ON log s! We would have to write a book on our FOLDING 11121)9 to toll you all the good oints wo know about thorn, ho in a pre vious "ad." we gave you an inkling of what thoy were. We now quote you a few TRIC ES on Standard Bods: ANDREWS t $ :to oo " at 55 00 " at (10 00 " at 70 00 " at 135 00 WINDSOR at $ W 00 M at 100 00 " at 125 00 " at 175 00 COMBINATION--at nm " at 55 00 " nt 05 00 " at 100 00 OTHER MAKES-at $22 so " upright. :!() (X) " upright. 35 M " upright. 45 00 P Hi O o o o o o PS V? I O F3 NORTH, ORRISON Gu CO. 1216, 1218, 1220, 1222 and 1224 Main Street, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. Mention Thk Advocate.