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4 Published Kvery VedmuvLiy by ADVOCATE PUDLISHIHG CO. B. MrLAi.r.iif, rri'nt.1uit, ) p,, J. I. LiMKiiuMNXit, I'm. MAiinger, V . . J. T. ituowM, Kwi'y Trcanurer, ) "Opnoors H. Mc1.am.iw, IWltor. JMu,t!r,A,,,,'rt' ocMeMtori, TKIIM3 OK BUBMCKUTIOM ,, One Copy One Year .'.W.Oft Twelve copies unn year J.'O.CJ Clubs of I wenty copies or over, f.KU each. Advertising Kate. Display M alter, '.) cents per line, AR.ite mean Uf uuxtl (14 lines to the Inch) itouiln. Notices, i) cents iwr lino. Addroiis all communications to tli ADVOCATE Pl'ELlSMIXa CO. TopiU Kinus. ToWl KAN (Entered ansooond clans matter in the Font Oioe at Topoka, Kaunaa.) NPECIAL NOTICE. No single subscription to Tiik Ad vocate" will bo taken aftor this date for lofiH than 11.00, tho price for ono year. m TIIK INDEPENDENT POLITICAL BIOVE MENT. The determination of tho Kansas Farmers' Alliance not to Join the third party movement was very flmAtchlmm ChavqtUm. Ai the south will not follow the toad of Gen eral Ktee and John Davis, and nsslut In forming a third party, what will our enterprising citizens do? liorrow Home lymph from tho Chicago anarchists and make a party of your own. To pthtt Capital, , There are columns of this kind of nonsense going the rounds of tho press at this time with a viow of ex citing tho prejudices of tho people both north and eonth for tho purpose, if possible, of preventing the organi sation of a now national party. Of course it will be useless, no far as the party pross is concerned, to make uny Btr.tornonts respecting tho truo condi tion of affairs and tho reasons for the pectponomont of tho proponed con ference at Cincinnati. We would net expoot any corrections to bo made of tho falsehoods published concern ing this matter, or any truthful state ment to bo givon. Thia would not be ia accord with tho policy of the old partios, and would not ecrve tho pur poses they havo in viow. Tho republican press of the north ia laboring to impress tho people that tho poatponeraont of tho prcposod conference ia because of a refusal of tho south to have anything to do with tho movement This is not truo and, ii theso patriotic (?) journals know cxiything about tho niattor, they know it b not true. The call for the Cin cinnati conferenco was signed by hiiJing men both north and Bouth, cad tit tho time it was signed it was contemplated by all alike that the cctiferenco would bo hold at tho time K.zd piece named. At a subsequent conference, however, held at Jack Eonvillo, Florida, on Saturday even ing December 13, at which several Big&ers of that call, together with many othsr leading mon wore proa ent, it was docidod to postpone the Cuxlan&ti mooting to some fatufe timo, to bo named hereafter. It is sufficient to etato at this time, th&t.tho reasons which induced this chaiajo wero not of southern origin. New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, In diana tad Illinois had far letter reasons for thin postponement than any of the southern statwi, and it i.i eitTicir at to cay now that the r teutons prer.ontod were doomed satisfactory to all except a very few men, end they wcro not present at tho conference. General ltice of Kansas has made kwxdl Tfry offensively conspicuona in thia matter, and oven now assumes to nay tho Cincinnati meeting will be hold in accordance with the original plan. Perhaps it will, and perb&pa General Itico will loam at a lator date that he does not carry tho peo ple's party in his veii pocket and that ho cannot control the roform ele ments of tho Unitod States in ac cordanco with his own Bwoot will. Ono ct two men will find it a difficult matter to control tho people who are engaged in this movement, find they may find whon their little corporal's guard assembles, if thoy persist in holding this meeting, that it repro Benti no important number of pooplo aftor all. Whon tho pooplo's party moves in this matter it will movo as a whole and its movement will not bo dictated by ow or two men who are not now and who never havo boon re coivod as conspicuous leaders of tho party. Our republican friondu of tho north who have so much anxiety concerning this movement bocauso of its prob oblo effoct upon the republican party, and our democratic friends of the south, who feel a like aniioty because of its probable effect upon the old bourbon party of tha south, may all i rent amurod that tho new national party will materialize in good time notwithstanding nil the misrepresen tations and falsehoods published with a view of retarding or defeating its organization. Tho farmer's allianco is dowtined to eventually Bottle the vexod race quotation in tho south by educating the producing clansefl, both whitoend bhck,to a clear apprecia tion of the fact of their idontity of in terests. So long as tho democratic and republican parties snititain tho re lations to ettch other that they havo dono in tho pai it will bo impossible for thcRO people to come together politically. So long as tho whito peo ple of tho south vote solidly for the democratic ticket, just so long will the colored people continue to vote tho republican ticket or thoy will not veto at alL Tho national colored allianco in suasion at Ooala, by dele gations appointed for th-a purpose, discusaod this questiou fully upon tho platform cf tho national farmer's alli anco and industrial union, and ox preosod tho roadinoaa of the colored pooplo to meet thoir whito brothron upon common ground and vote with them solidly for tho promotion of common interests. Without question this proposition ombodiea a solution of the raco question and tho policy indicated will bo carried cut in good time. Then can tho woat and south unito wid bo invincible. . Sectional prejudices will then be forgotten end the people, rather than tho dollar, will dictate tho policy of a redeemed nation. , Gcncain for To Adtcoatx HOMK OK TIIK WMIRMFft Off THE ENEMY EXPOSED. The following letter, which has fallen into our hnml will explain itwlL In giving it to tho public wo believe wo are performing a sacred daty. Tho interetfl at htako oro too groat to bo sacrificed through any personal considerations. Wo regret the position in which tho publication of the letter places tho president of our stato allianco and a member of tho executive board, and wo leavo thorn to make such personal explana tion as they may havo to make. The Bchomos that are unfolded in this in teresting document aro worthy of some consideration, and to theso wo invito attention at thia time. Wo eipoct this publication to lead to other developments which wo shall give toonrreadeis as the plot unfolds. The following is tho letter. IIOUHK OK KkI'HKHKNTATIVKH, U. 8.. I Wahiiinuton, I). C, Doc 31, 1MM. I DttAH McdaATii : I wrote you yesterday, hut from thoiiKhtlennt'w addreHHtid It to J. 8. Mc 0 rath, care National hotel, Topeka. I not your father'! Initial Instead of yours. I wrote In re gard to some railroad legislation, Inualls will try to force hU election or drive the alliance men Into caucus to apco upon their man In order to force the election of an alliance man, no that he can carry the party down with htm. He curried It down at the election, and can carry It down with loss arlllctlon to hi t pride In the IcKlNlaturo If the election of a republican Is defeated. Just received a letter from Farwell, of Os borne, and he sayi their representative does not like the allianco candidates, and that he Is an old republican and would vote for some Rood repub lican, but would not vote for Infills. Karwell wantstokuowlf I want his vote; think- It can be had. I wroto him an evasive lettt r, asked 111 ji what he thought of it, &c. ; that I hal not written any one upon tho subject, &; that I would not bo in Infills' way. I saw Senator Hurry, of Marshall county, hero yesterday, and ho is positively opposed to Inpills, but says ho will vote for him If thero is no other republican to vote for. .ludi;o l'erklns Introduced him to me and asked me to talk with him In his (Per kins') Interest, and I did so. He would not sup port OBborne or Peck, but said he could support Perkins. Itoldhlm not to fear; thero would come a time when he would get an opportunity to vote for some other republican than Inalls, and he was aoxlous to Ret Into tho deal. I told htm to talk to Senator Wilson, as I thought he felt Just as he (Kerry) did. I shall write Senator WUtton, of Hays City, tonight, and ask him what he thinks about a possibility of my elec tion, and he never talh. I told him you wore my friend and lie could talk with you confidentially. I have no money to spend In a flijht. If I suc ceed I could and would put up 65,coo, but It U dllllcult to use It that way; that Is, promise In case of success; yet you may have some frleuds who would be willing to take such chance. We will puss that bill to establish that United States Judicial district, and I can have a United States marshal and clerk; the first changes with administrations and tho clerk Is for life. Hut I guess you know I take care of my friends. We have agreed not to agitato this bill until the election there Is over, for Immlls would be Jumped onto for all the places, and Injure htm, or some of the eastern fellows might try to com mit him aRaln.it lc Now I will leave the wholo matter with you and II1U r. Wilson and abide results with con tent If there Is anything new In the printer matter that I can adjust, let me know. I have Just flnluhed drawing a bill I shall Introduce to loan money upon farm security. I like it and I think you will Will send you a copy as soon as It Is printed. It Is on tho general plan of Issuing money on farm security In the Interest ef farm ers instead of IssulnR It on bonds In the Interest of bankers. Yours truly, H. J. Turner. P. 8. Unless Ingalls gets some alliance votes he will go In with sixty-two, who will vote for h!m a reasonable number of times, but as soon as their Instructions are complied with, they will leave hint. Some of the alliance candidates may expert to get some of the republicans when they leave Ingalls; that would keep all of them In the fluid. Codding thought he could get the republican votes when Ingalls was out of the way. OfcouTsean alliance caucus for that pur po:w would name the man, and that would end It T. Note tho following points: First Mr. Turner says he will not stand in Ingalls' way, yet he talked to Senator I terry in favor of Perkins. Ho says Seuator Berry "was anxious to get into tho deal." Second Mr. Turner is himself willing to put ?5,(XH) into the Sec toral light provided ho can do so Uf on tho condition of his election. Third It would seem that a bill is to bo put through Congress estab lishing a aew United States Judicial district, and that any republican can didate is authorized t ) offer a United States marshalsbip and clerkship as rewards for votes and influence in ad dition to such othor valuablo commo dities n.' the several candidates and their frionds may desire to invest. Mr. Turner says: We have agreed not to agitate this bill until af ter the election there Is over, for Ingallrt would bo J uniped onto for all the places and injure him, or some of tho eastern fellows might try to commit him against It. How very oasy it is for members of tho two Houses of our national legis lation to agree in advanco to the pas sago of a moasuro of this kind! It creates a few new offices to bo bar tered for tho endangorod interests of somo of their numbor, and of courso it must go through. If it was a measure calculated to roliovo the dis tress of the pooplo does any ono sup pose that it could bo agrood in ad vanco that it should pons, and tho time bo further agrood upon when it should passt Mr. Tumor says: I can hava a United States marshal and a clerk; the first changes with administrations, ami the clerk Is for life, but I guess you know I take care of my friends. Theso aro very convenient things to have, and no doubt Mr. Tumor fully realizes thoir importance and will be stow thorn whore they will do tho most good. Bat this lettor, as re marked in the beginning, spoaks for itself and requires no extendod com ment. Tho letter having come into our possession wo havo ho npologios to offer for its publication. Wo be lieve our roadors aro entitlod to know all that we know about it. Wo have no knowledge of tho circumstances that led to the writing of it. Wo havo no knowledge as to whether any of tho parties named in tho letter aro criminally implicated in the corrupt schemes brought to light by tho let ter. It is not our business or purpose to attempt to dofond or excuse any person of any party or in any posi tion who may be in any way embar rassed by this publication. W e leave each to make his own defense, and the people to draw their own conclu sions. Future developments will undoubt edly call for furthor comment here after. Tuz Advocate will give so complete a synopsis of tho matter relating to Congressional and state legislation, as to keep its readers informed of the general legislative action of the law making bodies at Washington and at Topeka during tho winter. If reports aro true Mr. Ingalls is more liberal in his Senatorial policy than Congressman Turner. It in said that Mr. Ingalls has loft S1G0, 000 to be U3ed where it will do the most good, and it is not stated that ho requires a guarantee of election bo fore any of it shall bo used.