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RETRMNTATIVK ItEriCLlCA.V JOL'tt NALIS.M. An Alienee lUpreneitAUvo In Toprka ia!d tho other evening that KIwTtrun 1M tho country mora hum than did Jeff iMvla. On of rWmr mno'd old lioyi stood hy nud heard thu remark, anil the con:i'Ut'no win thiit the Allium ll- resetitAtlve hHHn't maM anything Inc.-Istw- rtnft Journal. Tho publication by the Republican prw;a of tmch rot cn tho abovo w bo coimnfj Bickeninp to decent people, irrespective of party. Of courw tho ttoryiealio manufactured out of whole cloth. There has been ft per eifibnt eiTort on tho part of two or throo Republican papers in thin utato over since the Allianco developed anf ficient atrongth to indicato iU pros pectivo buccohh, to whow its disloyalty to our irovcrnmont. To the crotlit of a few ronpoctable ltopublican journals it may be naid that thin Bpocioii of journalism moots with tw little ap proval with thorn as with papers of ether parties. Who are thono Alii Race members and Alliance Kopro eentatives? They aio tho men who have made Kaneoa what she in to-day. A largo proportion of them nro men who followed tho old flag where the cowards who now daily inmilt them through tho prow would nover daro to venture. They are men who boar honorablo ecara received in their country' service, any one of whom has tenfold more patriotism, lovo of country and respect for iti noble de fenders than the wholo bout of skulk ing plutocrats and all the fawning cycophants who are courting, thoir favor by tho daily sacrifice of truth, honor and common decency. TIioho snarling, ill-bred curs are constantly heaping reproach upon members of tho Allianco because they have for eaken the Republican party. Lot them understand that it is because the Republican party has persistently refused to roognizo tho fact that the people have any rights that pluto cracy is undor obligation to ronpoct, and in consequence of the continuod insults to which thoy have been sub joct bocauso they had tho tomority to claim any rights, that has led to the abandonment of tho party. Kansas has been overwhelmingly Republi can, and would be so to day but for the facts horo etatod. If it is for a mo ment euppesed that tho people will continue to submit to wholesale rob bery and insult, and yet continue to turn and lick the hand that smites them, thoir metal is entiroly misun derstood. The Republican party is itself responsible for its own disinte gration, end the course of a few of its representative journala is woll cal culated to extend the disaffection. We can afford it if they can. Their loss is our gain. ' "Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad." Lot them proceed We are in receipt of tho initial number of the Joira Tribune Quar terly, a valuable addition to economic roform literaturo, issued by the Iowa Tribune Publishing Company, Des Moineo, Iowa. The first number is wisely devoted almost entirely to the financial question and includes speeches delivered in the Forty-sixth Congress, by Hon. J. B. Weaver and Hon. E. IL Gillette, of Iowa; Hon. W. M. Lowe, of Alabama; and Hon. (loo. V. Jonoit of Texan, on the money quontion. Tho Garfield dc bate on tho Weaver resolutions. Ralph Plumb, of Illinois, on bom forgery, statement of amount o money in circulation at tho clcie o tho war and at the present time, etc. In the course of tho upooches, the en tiro monetary legislation of tho conn try in roviowod, with copious citations from tho United State monetary com raiwiion, and tho leading authorities on finance of this and other countries. It should bo in the hands of every student of this most important ques tion. Price 2.r cents. Address, Iowa Tribune Publishing Company, Des Moines, Iowa, ITS MISSION. We boo it so frequently stated that the mission of the Allianco was to de feat Ingalls, and that purpose accom plished that it would rapidly decline and perish from tho face of tho earth, that wo desiro to intorposo a word of correction. Is it for a moment sup posed that this organization has been oxtended over thirty-eight states of tho union and an aggrato membership of ovor throo millions attained for tho nolo purpose of defeating tho irridou- cont dreamer? Journalists who are feeding their readers upon thin kind of taffy are either very stupid or they have but very littlo regard for thoir reputation. The purposes of the or dor aro distinctively Bet forth in tho St. Louis and tho Ocala platforms, and the defeat of Ingalls or any other man who stands in tho way of tho accomplishment of thono purposes, are only incidents in tho progress of the organization, means whereby tho end sought is to bo attained. "Only this and nothing moro." HKPOItT OF TII2C STATE OIL I.WKRTOR. A. II. Carpenter, state oil Inspector baa submitted his roport to the Governor, and it baa been distributed to the Legis lature and the prcsa. Tho roport covers a period from May 25, 1889 when the law took effect-rto December 31, 1800. Tho inspector appointed an deputies, U. II. Oeorge, of Fort Bcott; T. J. Hayes, of Louisville; Dion S. Hutcbins, of Clay Center, and Murry Myers, of Wichita. The two first named gentlemen docllned on account of more lucrative petitions, and the following named peraons were appointed: E. F. Murphy, of Ooodland; IJ. S. Stein, of Kansas City, Kansas, and Z. A. Woodard, of Fort Scott. The fol lowing matter Is extractod from this report: "There have been no violations of the law reported to me, and I have overy reason to believe that the law is being faithfully complied with by both the wholeoalera and retailers throughout the etate. "The following states, and others per haps, have laws governing the Inspection of and to regulate the sale of petroleum and its products, to wit: Maine, New llampohlre, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New JerHey, Pennsylvania, Texas, Geor gia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkaneas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota; total, 23. 'Prior to the enactment of these laws, the annual loss of life and property caused by the explosion of conl oil and fluid lamps was very great. Upon this subject, the following paragraph, taken from a volume of the United States On- sus for TWO, entitled & Mfepcrt on tho Production. Technology aad Uses of Petroleum and itj Product,' poj 220 Ii of much latiireat;" In 131 a xmmitU of tho FranlUia luuM tuto, of J'hilAdolj'hla, recited "On lh Cannes of Cnnnrn.tiotus and tho Method of thoir FrAvntuu." This oommittas r portod that In 1872 the number of fir on oc curring in Philadelphia were tt.Ufi per cunt, frrcntor than In any previous yoar. Of thee flroa, (th Indent number orltflaatiog from any ono nourcn,) wore cnnmid by tho oxplottioiis of coal oil and tluld lamps in 1M71 wan, by the account kept by an lnmir anoo papor, (tho Chronlold,) 4.M10. If tho doath-rato for 187'J kept pao with tho in creuKA of conflagrations, which waa about CO per cunt., it woul J giro for tho pant year (1872) 3,2r0 daathn, and tho maiming of probably 20,000 pernons within the Jurindio tion of tho United Staton." Statistics of this ohnrncUr could be extended indefi nitely. "Thoso and other Investigations re sulted In the pabnnge of the Iaws in tho several states already referred to, and their oflects have been remarkable In dlminiahlng the number of accidents and In saving property from deduction. The preuent law wa,i paaned during the month of March, 1S80, and took effect May 25, 183'J. The time between thouo two datoa enablod tho oil com panies to dispose of all oil In their pos sesion that would fall to moot the re quirements of the present law; as alao, at that period of the year, the stock of the retailer la low, it enabled all to dis pone of stocks on hand prior to the tak ing effect of tho law. However, since then a number of barrola have been found that fulled to meet tho roquired tcct, ami wore rejected, as appears In this report later on. It is, I think, beyond all question, that little or none of the viler qualities of oil that were freely sold all over the etata before the paflHage of the existing law ran now be found, "It Is my judgment that the present law could be ho amended as to greatly In creaiie the eillcieney of the nervico with out additional coBt. As it Is at prenont, the inspection of a single barrel of oil In a remote part or tne state nas cout aa high as 1211.80, bonldes the time going and returning; in a large number of Bind larctti4ea the expense had been many times the amount of fees collected. "As the office Is self supporting, cout- Ing the state or the consumers of tho oil nothing, I would recommend that the following changes be made in regard to deputies, their salaries, etc.: "I would recommend that the state In spector be allowed to appoint a sufllciont number of deputleo to proporly perform all work they may be called upon to do; aluo, that he be allowed to fix their sal aries, as at some points the work is larger and of far greater importance than at others, and experience has demonstrated that at a number of points men can be secured to attend to the work promptly and at less exponno than la now incurred for a deputy to pay railway and hotel fare going to and returning from such points. I would also recommend that gasoline be under the supervision of the Htate inspec tor, and that he be allowed a similar fee as for the Inspection of coal oil, and that all borrels be branded, 'Rejected for II- uminatlng purposes." "The bond as now required by e n h deputy In $5,000. This should be left to the sUto inspector, as in a largo number of instances $1,000 Id sulliclent Kansas City, Kansas, Is a point which requires the services of two, and In the winter months posolbly three; under the preoont law I am unablo to have but one. The law should be so amended as to give good service at this point. There are twenty two pl.tcca within the state whoro oil ia j eMrxd la bulk or t.ink can. Tlera should bo a deputy at each of i!ko points, or near enoujU to reach t.'ter.a o;a short notice, thereby giving a proupt la apootlou, nnd preventing any cub s of Im pure olid, ouch as might occur throty.b. deliy in rear hing such polnta. As i U now, I am not!, 'Tod lmrandhtely of ixh shipment Into tho state, wherntjOQ I I.i etrui:t my deputies where to go. In otr.6 Inntancea they reach the point where the oil h&s been unloaded, at other timra be fore It haa arrived, which nocei:ttLtos their remaining or nuking another trip; and thus expense In the end foota up as much If not moro for ono man than It would for a half dozen resident toupee tors of thono rwipectlvn polntn. TLlj would result In giving better satlifactlon to the consumer, as well as to all con. corned. "Iam pleaoed to state that this olllce ban been moro self uppottIng as tho monthly receipts and disbursement show. The price of coal oil, tasteid of advancing, hw declined; the Inspection fee, which la leoo than one-quartr cf a cent per gallon, has not come from the pocket of tho consumer, but luva l?cn paid by the tovoral oil companies whole saling oil within tho state. Upon my taklngj charge of thla olllce there were but three oil companies doing buslnenii In tho state; now thflr number is In creased to Ave thus showing that under our law smaller companies can succtiss fully compete with tho larger onea, being all protected alike. "This Increased competition has re sulted In securing to the consumer a far bettor quality of oil, and at less coatthaa prior to the enactment of the present law. To tho groat mans of people who constantly uno oil for illuminating pur- pouos, It Is of great Importance that nono but absolutely infe oil bo uned; and as no one can Judgo of Its relative merit! unleiss provided with the neceiwary in- strurnentfj, It ia highly Important that the etate should prohibit, by law, unsafe oil from being add. "The detaiLi of this olllce I shall be glad to explain In portion to any who may desiro such information. Respect fully submitted, A. II. CAliritNKKU, Stnto Oil InBpoctor." Tho following summary shows the re. port of the money turned Into the state treasury from tho proceoda of the ofilce: Covering tho period from May 2.1, 1801), to December 31, 181)0, there have been inspectrd 1(10,897 barrolj of oil, for which foea have been collected from the oil company amounting to $ 16,701.05. The expenses for the same period (an Itemized account of which haa been lllod In the Governor's ofilce, and a duplicate in the state auditor's ofllce,5togother with all vouchers covering the expense ac count,) have been $15,8G3.:J0, leaving a balance of 183X13, which aa provided for In aectlon 0 of the law governing the Inspection of oil, has been turned over to the state treasurer to be placed to tho credit of the general fund. Following la a copy of the treasurer's receipt for tho same: State of Kanhah. Orrica oir Tiixa.wuku or Wtatk, Toi'eka, Januay 8, Rocclfod of tho state oil inspector $8X135, moneys received by him, and plaood to tho credit of the general fond. S. O. Stovbb, State Treiifjuror. W. H. NitMopr, Asa't State Tre. n, im. ) For 8&le-My 30 cow milk dairy. Laad sold or rented to purchaser of dairy, J. It. Anderson, box 132, Palina, Kan. Moat successful school in the country; hundreda of graduates la positions; send for .caiilogua; Dickson School of Short hand, K&ssm City, Mo.