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THE ADVOCATE. THE MOST OUTUAUKOUM LltC OF THE H3AS0.V. Tho following nnsociatcd prcus dis patch w now going tho rounds of tho partisan preis. It in ft fair namplo of tho kind of justice that the Far-; incrV Allianco raay oxpoct from tho agents of thin modorn institution for tho dk'jorainatinn of knowledge (T) among tho poople: Kvanh, Kauaas, DoccinJicr lrt.--Ovr !'K f.ir men' alliance won, masked, have removed three loan company tenants by force from farm re cently oold ty Ho sheriffs under foreclosure pro ceeding, and have put tho ordinal owners, James H. Itiiun, 8. Karnes, and John Casnldy, In possession. Tho loan on the land win made by l.Vf. Clapp, agent of tho Wichita offlce, of tho Jarvls Conk lln Mortgage Co., and tho ZU of AiiKimt thu land came Into tho possession of tho company. About three weeks aoT. H. Itolton, 0. H. ncntley, ami J. C. (Juthrle, located on tho lands with their families las tenant. Kach found on his door Bomo mornings ago a representation skull and cross bones. Thin wan followeil byjletteri of a threatening character, signed Farmers' Alli ance." TUItNKI) OUT IK TIIK )IITTKH HOLD' About 'J o'clock Tuesday night each tenant was called upon by a company of masked men who demanded poasesslon of tho premises. They were on horseback ami provided with wagons and very noon had tho household effects with tho families, on tho road. Tho father of Mm. C.uthrlo, who In 7 years old, and her mother, In her 73d year, ami In 111 health, were among tho unfortunate to bo driven out In tho bitter cold. The alliance men proceeded twelve miles and dumped the fare tiles and effects out on tho road and left them. Meanwhile another alliance crowd had moved the ordinal owners and their families buck Into the houses they formerly owned. r. Tho work Is said to have been under the direc tion of the local alliances, which conferred with tho the state organization. It Is K'crul)y be lieved the alliance all over tho state Is going to take an actual hand In violating a law which tho farmers denounce In vehement terms as unjust and which they propone not to obey. It Is understood that the Jarvls Conklin'people will proceed at once to Ret possession of tho land. Their agent says ho will employ armed cowboys to hold possession, while an attempt wlllle made to prosecute the members of tho masked party. We tako occasion to corroct a fow seemingly unimportant errors in this dispatch. To begin at tho beginning, it may bo stated that no 100 or any othor number of maskod mon havo romoved threo or any other number of ' loan company tenants" by forco or other wise from farms recently sold by shoriiTs under foreclosure proceed ings. Only two of tho parties named in the dispatch have been in any way concerned in any proceeding that could furnish any foundation for any kind of a dispatch reflating to any foreclosure proceedings in Evans township. No porson found upon his door at any time any representation of "skull and cross bones." No threat ening letters woro received by any body 8ignod "Farmers' Alliance." No person was turnod out m the cold at 2 o'clock at night or at any other time of day or night by a com pany of masked men who demandod possession of the premises, and no cjed people were driven out twelve miles or any othor n amber of miles end dumped and left with their effects ia the middle of tho road. No such trork was undor tho direction of any local alliances, and no one over con ferred with the stato organization upon the subject. It is not generally believed that the allianco all over the ttatoor in any part of the state is going to take an actual hand in vio lating any law of the state or nation. It is not understood that the Jarvis Conklin poople will proceed at onco to got poanewiion of tho land. Their agent han not eaid that ho would cm ploy armod cowboys to hold pws sioa or that any attempt vonld bo made to prosocuto tho members of tho makod party. Those may eoorn unimportant cor rections, but wo believe it ia proper that they should bo made. Mr. L. W. Clnpp of tho Wichita ofiico of tho Jarvis-Conklin Mortgage Co., has published a donial of tho wholo story, and tho Kingman Weekly Journal ban published an account of tho trans action betweon tho mortgago com pany and Mi. Cassady and Mr. Gnth rio from which wo glean tho following facts: Mr. Cassady, of Kvans township, is an industrious, hard working farmor, who, liko many another, found it im possible to support his family and pay his debts from tho sale of tho products of his farm for lew money than it cost to produco thom. His farm was under mortgago (which was not at all exceptional), and being un able to make his payments, tho mort gage was foreclosed and tho farm sold by tho nherifT in Juno last No offortwas made to disposnens him, howovor, and ho continuod to occupy and work tho place as a tonant. Ho put out Biity-fivo acres of wheat with tho expectation of giving tho "loan company tho usual sharo for rental. About this time, however, the loan company rontod the land to Mr. Guthrie, and wrote tho sheriff to meet him (Guthrie), dispossess Cassady and put Guthrio in possession. Tho Weekly Journal jwcexh with tho story as follows: Deputy Sheriff ltower, of this city, met Guthrie as agreed upon, nnd an agreement was entered Into between Cassady ajid Guthrie, whereby Cas sady was to remain a week, and If ho failed to move at the end of that time Guthrie was to no tify tho sheriff and ho was to dispossess Cassady. This was tho last the sheriff heard of tho matter until he saw tho dispatch In the UUthc-DemoeraL It appears that after Guthrio had moved In he fed his team and stock on Cassmly's feed and herded his utock on his wheat, by Instructions received from tho loan company. Tho matter was never brought up In the alliance, as stated In tho dispatches, but one Sunday, after church, tho matter was talked over and It was decided to see Mr. Guthrie and ask htm to move off until Cassady was dispossessed. On the following Monday several parties met at Cassady's and asked Mr. Guthrie to move off until tho matter was settled. At first he refused, but after some friendly discussion he admitted the Injustice of beating Cassady out of his crop. Teams wero furnished to help to move him threo miles south of Garden rialn. Several who were In the party were not members of the alliance, and If they all hail been we would not have boon ashamed of them as brothers. If tho loan company had dis possessed Cussady ou September 3, which could have been dono, then no wheat had been sown, but Instead they let him go ahead and put out his crop before any attempt was made to evict him, then try to steal the fruits of his labor. Now we understand that some of the loan companies are threatening dire things against the farmers about renewing loans, etc. If It has come to pass that a loan company, or any other Institu tion, can rob our people In this manner or leave tho state, we will have to bid them adieu. They could have bought Cassady's Interest In the crop, but when they put a man onto another man's farm who has fallen Into their clutches, Instruct him to use the unfortunate's feed, steal his crop, all honest men will object whether members of the alliance or not. We are willing to render untoCiesar his due, but no more, and If Nhylock must have his pound of Itcsh there must not bo a drop of Christian blood split. The facts of tho case are, as stated above, from re spectable men who were present, and If our ene mies have any more lies to send out to the world we shall be hero six days In tho week ;to show them np. Theso are the facts from which tho cock and bull story furnished by the Associated Press was manufactured. Wo wish to add ono thing more to this htatemont. Tho men who com pone tho Farm firs' Alliance in Knnsas are honof.t, industrious, law-abiding citizens -men who will pay every dol lar of their honest indebtedness junt as soon as it is possible for them to do so. They aro not in favor of re pudiation. They are not a sot of bloodthirsty outlaws. They aro tho name identical men who have in for mer years constituted tho great bulk of tho republican and democratic par ties. Thoy differ now in no way from what they wero when thoy were sup porting these corrupt old parties, ex cept that they havo their eyes open; and tho partisan papers that aro now maliciously falsifying their character and impugning their motives wero formerly wont to speak of thom as tho most honest, intelligent and industrious constituency on tho face of tho globo. Why this change? Verily "it is lawful to deceive, to kill, to dentroy." Tho design is to bring tho Farmors' Allianco into disrepute. Such aro tho political ethics of tho great exponent of modern republi canism, and his disciples aro faithful followers in his footsteps. TIIK DKKP WATKft IIAltltOIt M'HKMK. A deep water harbor on tho Gulf seems now definitely assured. A Congressional appropria tion of ?i!,2()0,(hk) has been made for the con struction of a harbor at Galveston, Tex., and con tracts for tho gigantic enterprise will soon bo let. A permanent deep water harbor on tho coast of tho Lone Star State will affect mightily tho course of commerce which now Hows ocean ward across tho continent. Railway trunk lines will bo seriously restricted In their volume of business, and other Interests will suffer, but the 111 wind for them will blow great good totho pro ducer. Western and southwestern stock grow ers cannot fall to reap their reward when their products. How toward tho great consuming popu lation of tho old world via a harbor on the Gulf coast with a short railway haul and a long water carriage. llreedrr' (htzdtC; Tine Advocate has always been in favor of a deep water harbor on tho Gulf, provided it can bo constructed by tho government in such a way as to secure its advantages and bonelits to the pooplo rather than to individual speculators or soulless corporations. It seoms impossible, however, for any moaaure to socuro tho attention of Congress or tho administration in these modorn times unless there Is a syndicate or a corporation behind it, that is to bo enabled through spec ulation to reap a rich harvest from tho sweat and toil of tho producing classos. Six million two huudred thousand dollars of tho people's mon ey have boon appropriated for the construction of a deep water harbor at Galveston, Texas. What are the conditions upon which the privileges of this harbor aro to be available to the great producing millions of the northwest? Every foot of wharfage and every inch of space where wharf age may be built on this harbor, which is to be constructed with the people's money, is owned by individuals, cor porations and syndicates, to whom the poople must pay tribute upon every pound of produco transported to this point for shipment. Men who aro interested in this wharfage are also asking Congress to incorporate railroad lines leading to this harbor, and stoarnship lines leading out of it, thus creating a vast monopoly of the carrying trade of the west over this new route, by which another system of robbery of tho producing manses is insured through tho direct instrumen tality of tho government. Wo would raise tho inquiry: If this deep water harbor is to bo constructed by tho government at tho expense of tho pooplo why should it not belong to tho government? Why should not tho wharfage bo tho property of tho government and bo free to all citi zens of America? And why incorjr ato and grant special privileges to railroad and steamship lines to bo connected with this outlet for tho pro ducts of tho west? It is plain to overy obsorver of current events that it is clearly designed that deep har bors upon tho Gulf, bo they few or many, aro to bo practically owned and controlled by rich syndicates, and that little benelit will result to tho people by tho establishment of shortor lines of transportation under such control. Ono would naturally think that tho result of tho November elec tions' would havo resulted m calling a halt upon this class of legislation, but it seoms that nothing short of a complete revolution will open tho eyos of tho avorago member of tho present Congress. There is a day of rockoning coming, howovor, when tho people's interests will bo respectod. We shall present further facts con nected with this echomo in duo timo. REPUBLICAN ETHICS A3 KXFOUNDXD BY THI IDOL OP TIIK PARTY, JOHJ JAMES IN GALLS. The purification of politics ks an irridea eent dream. Government la force. Poli tics U a battle for supremacy. Parties art the armies. THE DECALOGUE AND THM GOLDEN RULE HAVE NO PLACE IN A POLITICAL CAMPAION. The objori Ls tuooeuo. To defeat the antagonist and expel th party in power is ths purpoHs. Thn republicans and democrats are as lrre oonoilably opposed to each other as were rant and Lm in the Wildornona. They ue ballots innUtd tt guns, but the struggle is as unrelenting and desperate, and the reoult ought for the same. IN WAR IT 13 LAW FUL TO DECEIVE TIM ADVERSARY, TO HIRE HESSIANS, TOrURClIASU MERCENARIES, TO MUTILAT1C, TO TO KILL, TO DESTROT. THM COM MANDER WHO LOST A. BATTLI5 THROUGH THE ACTIVITY 0? HIS MORAL NATURE WOULD BE THE DERISION AND JEST 07 HISTORY. Lntemew published in the New York World, April u, im The old Romans had a saying "Money does not stink, no matter bow aoaired." So the politician considers thai vtes do sot smell badly after thsy are coat sal eounted, bo matter what may have beam tho method by whioh they were prooured. NUMBERS, not QUALITY, obtain the or tiactte f eleotion. THE AMSITI0U3 POLITICIAN THEREFORE ENDEAV ORS TO ASCERTAIN WHAT IS POPU LAR RATHER THAN WHAT 13 RIGHT, AND THE POSSESSION OTt AN ACTTVa CONSCIENCE OR 0? A SENSITIVE MORAL NATURE 13 A FORMIDABLE, W NOT AN INSUPERABLE OBSTACLE TO UCCE33.--Extraet froia aa artkii pabnohed La the Topeka Capital, Ve&jm&z? fca.12:. OitDEit is heaven's fisrt law. To bring order out of chaos in the in dustries and tho business of the world is tho supreme effort of the forces at work in the civilization of our timo. To any person sending six yearly subscriptions at 81.00 each we will give a year's subscription free to Tna Advocatk.