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" THE ADVOCATE.
0:i:l MOM TIISS TOI'EKA CANTAL. V Milmit tho following exhibi 1!o:: of bdld ntgo, tho editorial ut-tr-i' wicon of a papor whoso nhamolons ( v -u.'."i in tho lato campaign in unpar u!Lld in tlo history of initios. Never Hlnoo the days of tho Know Nothing or ganization tins un oath-bound secret political so ( l.if.y Lv.cn pt-nnlUod to oxiHt In any slate In this union u.it.11 Colonel 1'olk and his confederated MiinifcttUXH Invaded the toll of thin state, and wi'Ji oath and socret plotting Inaugurated their vl!u iic.V.ruo to hand over tho doKtlny of tho fair t ;t utate among them all to the control of a clans of inon who fought four long years to lit,roy thin government. Vhon diil Colonel Polk and his confederated conspirators invade tho coil of Kansas? Han it como to pass thai tho Capital and its party ho ab wlutcly own tho noil of Kansas that tha loyal farmer citizens of tho state may not invito a loyal citizen of door jrh and a loyal citizon of North Caro lina to attend and address a conven tion of tho organized fanners of Kan r.'i without tho ovent being charuc t.'rbod as an "invasion?" If wo raistako not, tho confederated mort;;r.go owners of Kansas farm lurid i who a short tinio since in tho : city of Topoka organized a Hyndicato for tho avowed purpOHO of "inducing v'ir.Ki;i';ralion" aro far more to bo rf d vl, a;? invaders of tho noil seok ':ng to got control of tho people, than ,'wore our southern brethren whono jnly mission was in tho interest of tho laboring peoplo. Yet this same Capital spoaks of tho alvent of tho groat farm mortgage Hyndicato as ft f benailcent ovent. nTho Kan:mi alliance I of southern origin, and the men who organized and controlled Its move lent, Imported with It the Kuklux and White jj--ip nxc ihoda used with such hrutal force by the jinmatlo party of tho south against tho negro ,f ot rn of the former ulavo states. Hereafter every truo Kansan, no matter wht hlH party Srd!!etl')ati, will how his head In Hhame when ' vmji It 1 rociilloil that on tho 4th day of Novem ln .', A. 1). 1M, men were driven to the polls, n l!.)c!n of sheep, and compellel hy threats i futll!j!.)i..l dutlons to vote against their honest riiUirents. The Kansas allianco is very much E lllra Tmiuv it. "inHt crowed.'' It irrow i tiu.a vi"V J O - n-- I out of tho necessity for just such an organization. And liko unto Topsy f ' ii ia duutinod to bo very closely ro- tied the south. Wo boo ft great many "bowed loads" among tho politicians these ibvs. but wo do thorn the credit to bo- li jvo that thoy are b)wod in shame I b.'C.MWo thoy did not call a halt to 4.v nfimm Turnrnodinirs of tho To- j)fiL'A Capital beforo it compasHod ihclx political ruin. ll tlicvo was a singlo instance in all , ,', K.v.u'ju o! n votor being drivon to tho 1 p-IaliioaBhoep, and compelled by : ,. . l l i.. n. 'Aa, it was nomo poor, weak victim j i 1 1 .0 toils of ft Ixxnllor, Bomo one who t V 'vj-vM vratrfiwl and houndod until his ' j, , or made sure that tho voto was ' it'.ipetfitad according to. the torms of i ?io bargain od sale. They have elected flvo members of rongress to !-;,( to Washington and assist the nomoorauo u.itiv f the south to orgaule the House of llep- !;MiiiUUve9nd control tho legislation of this ' v Kverv one of theo men, Otis, Minpoon, ' ! i-An. IJakcr and Clover, will take their soaU on : !-f iieniofraUc ilda ot the Iloune. Every one of 'i i "5 men will vote for a rebel brigadier for V , ,V.rr of tho House. To'U Intonti and for all ' i, ' .,' r.ciUicy will bo democrats of the southern V. ' , i-ft All wllf follow tho lead of the most ex ( , ' V men of that sce'Jou. They owe Uielr eltn . '(., l!:,o same disputable roettwls; the same v ' , :ivu rails; tho same blooil-curUHng oaths; thrt mune defiance of kooiI order and d'Mrnt be havior, and the tamo sMfllnn of tho truo scufl mentof the xope does I'-reckenrhlge, of Ar katmart. This binds them hand and foot, and they inui.t iii'i cHMarlly walk In tfm path marked out for thein by their pollth-al taMkinaater. Thank Cod they will last but one term. Two years from now they will be burli'd mo doep that their short sojourn In the legislative balls of the nation will appear as an "Irrldeteent dream." Their election will be regarded by tho kmmI peo ple of K ansas as one of Hidho Inlllellous that will exempt tho clllens of the statu from all future pimtulinicnt, Who told tho Capital where our Cougrussional delegation would neat ibielff Tho CapitaCs olTort to neat tho people's representatives with tho democrats is vain. Moreover it is not likely that these representatives will follow republican precedents closely enough to show as much favoritism to rebel brigadier generals as did that party in making one "fresh from tho conflict" United States attorney gen oral, another postmaster general and bo on through tho long list. How do Kansas farmers fool, any way, to bo insulted in this fashion? Does tho Capital really believe that tho farmers aro spiritless and insen sate fools not to resent such comment on their action? KMJMSII MILL OWNERS I'LKASKI). .MiNNKAi'Oi.M, MinV., Nov. II. The Sorth urnlrm Mllli r to-day publishes an extended ac count of the annual meeting of the rillsbury Washburn Hour mills company In London. Dur ing ton months ended August the earnings or the company were CKil.UIH. The total expenses were CM.rd'.', gross profits Ul'-r.i;.". From this amount Is deducted .U'.i.ikc! for preliminary ex penses, Interest, etc., leaving a net profit of iJ7:i, MX A dividend of 10 per cent was declared ami ClfyxHi was transferred as a reserve fund. The dlrecters expressed thcmsclvts as highly pleased with their Investment. Whom is tho farmor who has paid all tho oxpenses of the season and largo preliminary oxpenaes incident to tho establishment of his business and realized ft profit of 10 per cent. ononis investment? Thia London company has good reason to bo "highly pleased with its investment. English and foreign capital every where is undoubtedly well pleasod, and will continue to bo well pleased with its American invesiments so long as this government encourages a peaceful conqmfit of our country by tho power of money. This alien ownorship of American industries and American lands is one of tho questions before tho people in tho coming contest of 181)2. When ono republican paper lies, noarly all tho others take up tho lie promptly and pass it around. They continue to do this even since the close of the campaign. Thoy ought to know each other woll enough not to do this unless thoy desire to deceive their readers. Some ono etartod the absurd story that President Polk would usa his inilnonco for the elec tiou of Judge Potter to tho United States Senate, and that ho would even visit Kansas for the purpose of urg ing his preferences. Thereupon near ly every republican paper in Kansas repeats the silly tale with numerous comments. Of course it is a lie, and every man of good sense ought to know it Without saying aught eith er for or against Judge Peffer'a can didacy, it is sufficient to say that President Polk's sense of r;opriety will not permit him to say anything upon thia subject. LKC1MLATIVK KXPEUIKNCKH OF KANSAS EE'KEHENTATIVW. Of tho 125 members of tho Kanwm houso of reprowontatives fifteen of them havo had legislative experience in Kansas; tho majority of them in tho recent pant. Hon. P. P. IUder.of Franklin coun ty, loads all tho rest in eiporionco as a legislator -having boon connected with tho territorial legislature of 18.7J and of 18(10. Ho was in tho first stato legislature of 18fl ; in tho stato sen ate of 1808; ho was lioutonat gover nor in 1871 and in 1872. Ho was elected speaker of tho houso in 1877, and ho was a member of tho houso in 18M. Hon. Charles Drake, of Morris county, has served in tho houso from Lyon county in the Hosmona of 18(1(5, 18(50, 1870 and 1872. Hon. William O. Webb, of Shawneo county, was a member of tho houso from Uourbon county in 1871. Hon. John Seaton, of Atchison county, was in tho houso in tho ses sions of 1871, of 1881 and of 1883. Hon. Frank M. Gablo, of Leaven worth county, was in tho sessions of 1871) and of 1887. Hon. Joseph I). Hardy, of Brown county, was in tho house of 1871. Hon. J. S. Dowlittle, of Chase coun ty, was in tho houso of 1881. Hons. William M. Kice, of Bourbon county; J. I). Williamson, of Doni phan; James H. Keodor, of Ellis; Washington Doty, of Marshall; A. H. Heber, of Moado; Otis L. Atherton,of ltussoll; Oeorgo L. Douglas, of Sedg wick, and William M. Campbell, of Stafford, were in the houso of 1881), Tho membors from tho counties of Brown, Chase, Franklin, Leaven worth, Marshal, Morris and Stafford aro representatives of the peoplo's party; tho eight gentlemen from the other counties named abovo are mem bors of the republican party. The republicans havo sixteen inex nerienced members in their forco of twenty-four. It has boon remaa" that at no time in the legislature of tho state has there been anywhere near so few republicans in the Kansas houso of representatives. THE CONTEST FOIt STATE HUNTER. Were it not for the gross and un warrantable misrepresentations of tho press, tho question of stato printer would never havo boon mentioned in the columns of The Advocate. Wo find the following statement in the Leavenworth Times upon thia sub ject: Until recently Dr. MeUlltn, editor of tha state organ, tho Alliance Advoca tk, believed that he had a sure thing on this olllce. Kecontly, how ever, editor Kles, of the Newton Commoner, W. If. Vincent, of the Wlnlleld NoneonformM, II. T. Yount, editor of the AUUvut Tribune, and others have begun a eavass of the alliance mem bers of tho legislature, and the rivalry threatens to wipe out tho brotherly lovo existing between them. We find similar statements to the nlwve going the rounds of tho press. We wish in view of the statements to define our position once for all, and whatevor other falsehoods may be in dulged in we hope our declaration may bo accepted upon this question at loast We will state thon that we have never niado any requeat to any member of the legislature for sup port for the position of state printer, nor do wo intend to. Wo havo novor "believed that wo had a sure thing on tho oflice." We hhall "mako no con tent for thu position, nor will thero bo any bitter rivalry, as far as wo aro concerned, that will threaten "to wipo ont tho brotherly feeling" existing between tho editorial fraternity of tho reform press of tho state. Dr. Mc Lalliu is not in this movement for any office in tho gift of the people. Ho un dertook his editorial work without hope or expectation of reward except such as might como to him in tho suc cohh of tho Farmers' Alliance and tho people's party. I fo has never sought an offico and ho novor will. Others may announce themselves as candi dates for tho position, and resort to all the political intrigues known to joli ticians of modern times if thoy chooso. If anything Over falls in tho way of Dr. McLallin it will como unin lluoncod by percional announcement or personal solicitation, and whether anything comes or not thoro will bo no brotherly lovo sacrificed, and no abatement in tho energy of The Ad vocate in support of tho principles of tho allianco and tho purposes of tho people's party. Wo hope it may not bo nocessary for The Advocatk to re fer to thin subject again. The Kansas City Timet quotes The Advocate's article on the question of prohibition and editorially misstates our position. Wo havo nowhere in dicated that wo should favor resub mission. Tho article from which tho Timet seeks to draw consolation was simply preliminary to others that aro to follow on this subject, and in this foundation upon which wo propose to build hereafter we simply sought to make a fair statement of tho truo po sition of parties and of men. In do ing this wo would liko to bo permit ted to stato our own position also, and wo regard the effort of the Times to forestall public opinion as a littlo unfair. Wo can afford to rest tem- drily under this falso imputation, howover, for in tho course of tho dis cussion that will follow wo shall leavo no room for doubt upon this subject. Wo will simply say hero that wo are not and never havo boon in favor of resubmission. The Hutchinson Neva devotes about six inches of its valuable editorial space to an argument proving that the success of the people's party in Kansas is not a democratic victory, and that the democratic party will gain no votes in consequence of it. Tho position of the News is woll taken and its argument conclusive. What is bothering us just now is tho exact date when friend Easley made the discovery. It is but a short time since tho News spoke of tho pooplo's party as a democratic aid society. Give us the date of tho change of opinion, please. Witu (J rover Cleveland's record on the silver question and pensions to union soldiers it is folly to mention his name in connection with the pres idency of 1802. Among the things that the next president must favor are a service psnmcn and the free coinage of silver. !.