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THE ADVOCATE "CAPITAL M TIMID." How frequently do wo haar this fittdcmorit. Yes, it 'in very timid.. It is not only timid, bat absolutely cow ardly. It U dovoiil of patriotism and honor. Thoro never wan a time of great danger or n crisis of groat mag nitude that its cowardice was not manifest In 1801 5, when the very existence of the government was threatened by armed treason, capital was timid and it slunk away like a cowardly cur to the dark caverns and double barrod vaults of Wall street Had the preservation of the nation's life, in that hour, depended upon capital instead of the patriotism and the courage of the hardy sons of toil, then would our government have per ished from tho face of the earth. When ever the government or tho peoplo are in Eorost distress and in direst need, then is capital most timid. It ia nevor timid when there is an oppor tunity to speculato at the expense of either. It ij never timid when on gaged in schemes of robbery and plunder. When, in tho darksome days of tho war, the currency of tho nation had been depreciated by law at its behest, it did not then fear to como forth from its hiding place and reap the profit of its villainy. Ita timidity all disappeared when green backs could bo bought for 210 cents on the dollar, and theso in turn con verted into interest-bearing bonds at a discount of 10 por cent. We nre told now that capital is frightened again. Tho haysood Leg islature of Kansas is foolish enough to believe that tho peoplo of this Btate have rights as well m capital, and straightway capital becomes timid and hides away in its holo. Tho pluto cratio preps howls and tho party hirelings bray,the banks ref uso accom modation to their best customers, tha loan companies instruct thoir agents to mako no more investments and to ronew none of the loans they now hold until tho peoplo "come to their senses' which moans until they re linquish every personal right and quietly Bubmit to become tenants and slaves. Theso things are to be ex poctod. It has never been for a mo ment supposod that capital would re lease its grip upon tho throats of the people until forced to do bo as a re sult of tho tremendous struggle which ia now ia progress. Tho people have counted tho cost, however, at tho out 8ot. They have undertaken this struggle with ft full understanding of ita desporato character, and a full do termination to pursue it to tho end. Tho bulldozing schemes designed to intimidate the members of the Legis lature will fail of their purpose If any obstacles 6tand in the way of prcr.ont success they will bo removed at the neit election. Of one thing timid capital may rest assured, the pt'opfo are not timid and have fully determined upon release from the tyranny of thoir oppressors. Lot the cost bo what it may this is to bo the end of the struggle now in progress. WISDOM'S SUCCESSOR IN THE TREASURY. William Windoin camo to a tragic deeth while catering to the desires of tho coloesal moneyed aristocrats of tha land, at a magnificent banquet given to tho idolatrous sorvants of the financial barons, by the board of trade of tho city of (lothum, whose Wall street seeks to rula tho wholo civi lized and barbarooj world. "Calico Charlie," alios ex-Oovornor Foster of Ohio, is undoubtedly tho inout fitting man to wear tho draped Windom mantle. This in tho way thiii western man with eastern principles talks of free coinage: I am in thorough accord with tho President In his views on free coinage. I do not think that tho free coinage of silver would le practicable at all, whether tho sliver to bo coined were the profit of our own mines or not. I urn a bimetal list, however, and believe in maintaining the ratio of gold and Silver ho that a parity In the value of silver may m brought about. This can bo accomplished, it seems to me, beat by the methods at present adopted, until tho world Is ready to undertake some movement by which all clvlil.ed countries will recognize both metals. While I do not believe la the unlimited coinage of sliver, I have felt that the present rate of coinage Is not too great for tho hoods of the country. This ! a growing country and the law In force at tha present time providing for the coinage of tw.ooo.ouo la silver a year, or what Bl,0f)o,ooo ounces would about amount to, docs not go too far, In my opinion. But a revolt appears in the Repub lican Senatorial circles for even James Donald Cameron, of Pennsylvania, is vehemently opposod to hia confir mation. THE CREDIT OV THE STATE SUFFERS. There is a constant howl just now, by a cortain clans of Republican journals concerning impairment of tho credit of our state in consequence of tho crank legislation of our "hay seed" House of Representatives. The following lottor from a Vermont capi talist writing for an investment com pany to a citizen of Eureka, which we lindin the Alliance Un ion, will give our readers an idea of the char acter of tho influences that are injur ing the credit of Kansas: 51 r. C. CVwfc: DkakHui: It has been decided by tho exec utive committee that at present we can make do loans In Kansas, as the coudltlou of affairs there seems to be such that If we should have a mortice on a place and should be obliged to foreclose, some committee of the Farmer's Alli ance would eject the person holding the title under sheriff's sale from tho property. I think this Is a decision made by a great many of our eastern companies who wish to in ike secure In vestments. I hope soon that things may brighten In Kansas, so that wo i ay do business there. Very respectfully, It. W. Pii.LBiuiitv, Secretary. Who published and circulated the lying reports respecting tho ejectment of tenants of tho loan companies by farmers T Who indeed but theso very conscienceless scalawags who now howl about impairment of our credit! This letter shows what it is that has impaired our credit, and our poople know full well who ia responsible for it; and bo it not for a moment for gotten that they will hold tho guilty parties strictly accountable for their villainy. Maj. Hudson, who boasts so loudly of the great achievement of the Re publican party in the payment of bo largo an amount of the national debt, has not yet had time to examine the facta and figures published in Tde Advocate two weeks ago in relation to tho fraudulent manner in which tho Republican party created that debt The Major has to devoto eo much tinia to the southern brigadiers and the southern alliance that he nevor has time to notico email matters like the creation of a fraudulent debt of only $3,000,000,000. KIIMT CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS. Thelfouso committer on Cogrcs kional apportionment will present a bill, districting the state into North eiwt, East Central, Southeast, South Central, Central, Northwent and Southwest districts, which will probably be numbered from one to eight in order respectively named as above presented. Tho genoral classification iu such that the Northeast district will have Nemaha ond Pottowatomie counties taken from it, and Wyandotte, from tho East Central addod to it; ita num ber reducod by ono coanty. It will thus have sovon counties, four of them bordering on, the Missouri rivor, with Brown, Jackson and Jefferson as interior counties. The East Central, now having nino counties, will Iobo its most populous ono Wyandotte and have added thereto tho counties of CofTey and Woodson, from tho Central district, and thus have ten counties. Tho Southeast district of nine countios, losing its most populous one Cowley on tho wost, and gain ing Greenwood from Central. The now district the South Cen tralwill have sovon counties; Cow ley from tho Southeast one, Butler from tho Central, Harvey, Sedgwick, Sumner, Kingman and Harper from the Seventh. Tho Central, of elevon counties, will loso four Coffey and Woodson going to tho East Central; Greenwood to the Southeast, Butler to the South Central and the gain comes from the North Central Dickinson, making eight counties. The North Central, of ton counties, losoa Dickinson and gains Noinaha and Pottowatomio countios. The Northwost district of twenty two counties, remains tho sarao terri tory, but bocomes the Seventh, the Fifth bocoming the Sixth, and the Fourth the now Fifth dintrict The new district - the South Central- bo comos the new Fourth district. Tho Southwest district, tho new Eighth, becomes the least populous and loses its five counties, as boforo statod, Harvey, Sedgwick, Sumner, Harper and Kingman, coming down from thirty-soven to thirty-two coun tios. The eighth man in the Fifty third Congress, would come from the Southeast district of the stato, and thus Bishop W. Perkins might havo another chanco to make a race with B. H. Clover out of Mr. Perkins' dis trict OHIO UNDKE REPUBLICAN ADMINISTRA TION. With the commencement of the Lincoln administration of 1851, Ohio had Salmon P. Chaso as secretary of the troasury, who later, as chief jus tice of the United States, seomod will ing to kill his own child, the legal tender treasury note. President Lincoln in 18(51 appointed Noah H. Swayne, an associate justice of the supreme court, who died in 1801. He also appointed ex-Governor William Donnison postmaster genoral on September 21, 180-1, and ho re mained in oflico until July 25, 1800, more than three months under the Johnson administration. Edwin M. Stanton became secretary. of war on January 15,J1802, and with Grant secretary of war ad interim, he insisted on remaining in the cabi net during a considerable period of tho Johnson administration. President Johnson appointed Honry Stanborry attorney general on July 23, 1800, and ho was followed by Senator Wm M Evarts of New York on July 15, 18(18. These two at torneys were very sorvicablo to Presi dent Johnson during his impeach ment trial. President Grant had ex-Governor Jacob Dolson Cox and Columbus De lano in his cabinet as secretaries of tho interior, and Alphonso Taffc was the attorney general in the closing days of hia administration. William T. Sherman was secrotary of war from September 0, 1800, until October 20 of the same year, and Mr. Taft held that oflico from March 8, 187G, until May 22,1870. Morrison R. Waite became chiof justice in 187 -1, Rutherford B. Hayes had John Sher man for his secretary of the treasury. Mr. Hayes had appointed Stanloy an associate justice of tho supreme court, but ho was nominatod by Presi dent Garfield and confirmed. Joseph Warren Keifor was elected speaker of the national House of Rep resentatives on the first Monday of December, 1881. Under tho last Republican- speaker of the House, elocted eight years later, William McKinley, jr., was made chairman of tho ways and moans committee, and Benjamin Har rison, tho last Republican President, on Fobruary 21, 1801, appointod Charles Fostor, socrotary of tho treas ury to succeed tho late William Win dom. THE PEOPLE CAN HE TRUSTED. Thore is a world of wisdom in the following from the Now York Herald, which wo coramond to the sorious consideration of tho blatant dema gogues of our state, who are now lamenting the ascendency achievod by the people ovor the politicians in the recent campaign: We run our eye over a multitude of poople, CC.Ooo.ooo, graduates of our free schools, readers of newspapers and magazines, who spew Ingalls out of their mouths when he says that purity In politics Is an lrrldoseent dream, and that the decaloguo and the golden rule have no relation to pub Ho Ufo. These men are tho bono and sinew, the brain and heart of the country. They earn their bread by the sweat of their brows, maintain our Industries, believe In honesty and fair dealing, regard public ofllce asa public trust, demand legislation for tho good of the whole and are proud of tho great commonwealth of which they are citizen. You can trust that multitude. They know what they are about. They may bo slow but they are sure. We fall back on them as tho tired man throws himself on his couch. The Re publican party may plot and conspire. It may rave and rage, steal, cheat and Ho. Tho Pomo cartle party In Its turn may become corrupt and venal. The people can get along without either party. They are their own masters and masters of the government. So long an their heads are clear we are safe; and at tho present moment, with a rotten party In power, we can boldly turn to tho so-called common people and still foci that our future Is secure. vSPECIAL NOTICE. No single subscription to The Ad vocate will bo taken after this dato for less than $1.00, tho prico for one yoar. Send $1 bill in carefully sealed letter at our risk.