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3 try to bo Btorel it home until donnandod for consumption, and the great saving that will follow tho abolition of local Bhlpmenta shows what great economy Buoh a ty&U'm la. In this day and tine no one will for a moment deny that all tho conditions for purchase ami sale will attach to the government certlloaN showing amount, quality and runnlc charges that attach to the product The argument) sustaining this eystera will present themselves to your mind as you ponder over thin subject. Tho one fact stands out In bold relief, prominent, grand, aud worthy the best efforts of ou hearts and hands, and that la Mthla eys tern will emancipate productive labor from the power of money to oppreBu with Bpeod and certainty. Could any ob ject be more worthy? Surely not, and none could be dovlsod that would more enliut your sympathies. Our forefathers fought In the revolu ltonary war, making sacrifices that will forever perpetuate their namea Inhlatory to emancipate productive labor from the power of a monarch to oppress. Their battle cry wa3 "liberty." Our monarch la a false, unjust and Btatutory power given to money, which calls for aconlllct on our part to emancipate productive l.t bor from the power of money to oppress Let the watchword again be, "Liberty!" MODEL MOTIVE TOWER. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad com pany has recently placed, in service on lis fast trains between New York, Phila delphla, Baltimore and Washington threo new engines which are doubtless tho ilnetit and fastest ever built in this country. These new Hyers have driving wheels C feet C inches high, and cylinders 20 Inches by 21. Tho largo cylinders give them tremendous power and the high drivers protect the machinery from the rack and strain incident to driving smaller engine at great Bpeod. There Is practically no limit to the speed to which these now marvels may bo driven and they skim over the rails as smoothly as a swallow over a lake. Another recent addition to the motive power of the company Is a consignment of eight powerful, ten wheel passenger engincB, detdgned for service on the mountain divisions. These are the heavleat ten wheel engines ever con structed, weighing sixty-seven and one- half tons. They have driving whoola 0 feet 2 Inches high and cylinders 2lx2G inches. One of these machines performs tho work heretofore requiring wo of the ordinary class, and they take the heavy through eiprena trains up the mountain grades quickly and with perfect ease. The Mr. Clair shops of the company have recently completed an order for ten switch engines of the hlgheBt type, and sufficiently powerful to make up a train equal to the full drawing power of a con solidation freight engine. Also throe new heavy eight wheel passenger en ginefl, having driving wheels 5 feet 8 Inchoe, and cylinders 20x24 Inches. These engines are now doing excellent work; they are very powerful and susceptible of great speed. In addition to the foregoing the com pany has now under construction at Its Mt Clair shops, ten powerful ten wheel engines designed for fast train service and for heavy passenger trains on occa sion, also twelve consolidated freight en gines of great power. i Theeo additions to Its motive power are In line with the other great Improve ments constantly being made in the gen eral betterment of the B & O. property by its present management, which have been noted by the press from time to time, and the rapid augmentation of the passenger trafllc of tho company Indicates that the public Is quick to recognize the present and constantly Increasing e3 ciency of Its train service. CLIAtt OUT Till HYLOCUITEM. To tfi Editor cf Th A dvocatb. It occurs to mo as though on account of politico, the Inside workings of the Al lUnce are greatly neglected, and still what do our politics amount to if we for got tho meaning of the word union What good does It do if wo forgot th meaning of charity? Ami it seems to bo hlrh time tho brethren were reminded of their obligation. Politics will do great deal of good in the Alliance If such Is built on a solid foundation. It will hardly be disputed that n num her of Bharpers have been admitted to our ranks In good faith, who now try to sell ua to the highest bidder. In th first place let uj clear our ranks of all such, for they are only fit as a prey for buzzard. There can be no doubt that all belonging to that class have broken their pledgee and ore not worthy of any consideration by any brother. Then there is another class, and these are the ones I especially wish to address to night. It is those who do not Hay very much one way or the other. It was a task to keep just those in line during the last campaign. They at laBt caught the fever, only to relapse Into their old way of "I don't care; they do as they pleaHo anyway." Now if they would only bo shaken up to the fact that they lon't do aoy more as they please; if theme fellowa will only brace up long enough to see what the farmers' Legislature does ia Topeka, and If they then would be pursuaded to subscribe for one of the leading reform papers, they would be all right But I am sorry to Bay this is not even all the fault of this class of brothren Hand in hand with their doggednens con cernlng politics, goes a carelessness to live up to their pledge In everyday life among their brethren; In fact, show me a brother that is only lukewarm or worse to the People's party and I will show you a man that is not worthy to be called a brother by anyone. This ex pression may seem hard, but it Is a stub born fact. If we wish to constitute a brotherhood, bound together for the pro toction of all, wo must in the first place protect each and every one of our broth ren Individually. "All for one one for all" is a motto worth living up to. Now the ways of the world are to kick the downtrodden, and lt is this point I wish to carry to the hearts of every Alliance brother and sister. Prove yourself above this worldly way. If you are not able nor Inclined to help a brother or Bister up when you know them to be imposed on, don't Btoop bo low as to give them another kick down. Always do unto others as thou wouldst have others do unto thee. H.Bollieh. EYE OPENERS. To the E.lItor of The Aovocatic. No careful, observing, intelligent per son can read the old political party pa pera without noticing the absurd, ridicu loua inconsistencies, and the misrepre sentatlou and abuse of the Farmers' Alli ance and the People's party. While these opposition newspapers are aomewhat an noying they are also very amusing. The agricultural and Industrial classes are now thinking for themselves. The larmers' Alliance ia (with other benefits which naturally come by and with thor ough organization) an educational Insti tution; all Its members are teachers, and by this method each Individual Is acquir ing more knowledge and a better under standing of his duty to society, and like wise the duty of society to the Individual. Yve also realize the great need for politi cal, social and Industrial reform. The People's party, the Farmers' Alli ance and the laboring classes generally recognize the fact that they must step to the front In this great reform movement The people are beglanlag to uaJcwtaud that whatever they watt dons they mue do It themselves, otherwise it will never bo done. Tho working cloaues are beginning to liu 1 out to their sorrow how they have been misled by a subaldled press and by unprincipled politicians, and, through misplaced confidence, how thty have helped to eutabllnh a moneyed oligarchy how they have sacrificed their greatest Interests to parties and political dema goguee, and likewise how they have fo years been helping to forge chains to shackle their own limbs, as It were, ren derlcg themselves helpleus to resist the encroachments of selfish capitalists who have aucceedod not only in getting th lion's Bhare of the fruits of labor from the tolling maonea and virtually enshiv Ing their bodies, but they are endeavor ing to choke down their mental freedom In this country of boasted liberty of conscience and freedom of exprenaiou there are thousands who dare not openly speak their honeBt sentiment nor vote their true convictions, and thousands more who know this to bo true. The tyranny, the deception and the hypocrisy that is so commonly practiced by many i really deplorable. Is not the present state and condition of society unsound, uncertain and un healthy? Who Is to blame for lt? Do not look too far from self. If I, lndi vidually, might bo allowed to answer, I should say the Individual members of bo ciety. Header, you and I. We just want to Bay to Shy lock, to tho opposition party press and to capitalists we do not expect you to reform until you havo learned tho first principles of right of fairness, of justice and of truth. It seems to me If you had any sense of do ceucy, of honeaty and of proper respect due your opponent j, it would naturally show itself In your character and in your actions, but alas, alas no! It ftp poareth not. The toiling masses have been in the habit of allowing their enemies to divide them and set them to frightening each other, but a change has taken place They are thinking, working and aotiog more unitedly together; they are reform ing themselves and they are going to ex ercise In the reformation of society, of government and of a more equal distribu tlon of the accumulative wealth of the country. I he peoplo mean to move on; they are progressive, so the fossilized "states men" (?) and obstructionists will be left behind; the Btagnant party newipaper editor must move on, and the corrupt politician must reform or the people will be obliged to pinch their noses and pasa them by. John I). Coo run. Delphos, Kansas. Uuerle hikI Ann writ. Why have the farmers been left out In class legislation? Because they have been divided. How were they divided? In the north and west they voted against the southern farmer; in the aouth they voted against the northern farmer. How will they hereafter obtain their rights? By standing together for reform and burying past divisions. How can this be done? By the people of one Bectlon reading the papers of the other. And one of the best papers la the south Is the Farmer' VTidette, published at Alexandria, La., $1 per annum. Road tMs paper and you will discover how the Alliance heart beats In the south. reraons against whom mortgage fore closure has been Instituted should write to W. P. Rightraire, Topeka, Kan., if they wish to stave their homes. KAN. 1.1.1 ALLIANCE LOAN A.CCIAnOf. To tU E.ilu f Tu i A. vocatk. In reference to the above, permit mj to fltate a few facu a to lti present condition, and what U Leedivl to put It into working shape. Th committee appointed to formulate the nchomo had 2,000 copies of a circular printed, Batting forth its object and giv ing a rough eketch of constitution of tho proponed diiioclutlon. Through the fa vor of Mr. Secretary French, the natnrs and addresses of all the county ttccre tanea in the state wore obtained, frotu Individually the number of Bub-Alll&uces In each county, and to all responding a bundle of circulars was sent, to be ly them distributed among the sub-Alll. ances. We do not know to what extant this hai been done, but we hsvo received a large number of letters, all, without ex ception, speaking In commendatory terms of the scheme, urging Its immediate or ganization and promiuing to take Htock as soon as organized. A copy of the cir cular was also Bent to the loading officials of the Btate Alllanco, and replica from them have been In the aatuo torraa. An extract from President M J. nib's letter will sulllce for all. lie am : "The or gmlzatlon or some similar one phoull have immediate attention. Twelve months without, and hundreds of our un fortunate countrymen will be homeless." Such ia the present condition of the pro posed loan association. Notwlthstand- log that prewj notices (with one excep. tlon) and responses from Alliances and individuals have all favored the scheme, nobody has proposed active co-operation In getting it Into working shape. The committee above referred to, covoring only a limited area, although still willing to do anything that might be reasonably expected would not take the responni- blllty on Itself of making appointments, and otherwise perfecting the scheme. To bo effective It must cover the whob state, and its management should be selected from all points not from one corner of it. And here I would eay that the origi nators of the plan havo no sinister mo tives or personal advantages in vlow. I desire to emphasize this fact. Their only aim id to formulate and put Into operation a scheme that will relievo those who are in danger of losing their homes through foreclosure. We believe lt la practicable, and can bo operated at small expense, but to carry It Into practi cal effect, we must have the active co op. oration of all. In tho circular referrod to it was proposed to have a meotlog of delegates, one from each Congressional district In the ststo to revise the consti tution and effect a permanent organiza tion. This could now be done if county presidents in each district would hold a meeting and appoint a delegate The matter la Burely of sulllcient importance to call for such concerted action, and such action is absolutely necessary. Upon reports of Ruch appointments, we shall malTe arrangements for a meeting that will be convenient for alL In this way we can get Into working order in a very short time. But if every one de pends on another to take the Initiatory step nothing will be done and through lack of energy and work a scherao will be allowed to lapse which might prove a blessing to thousands of our countrymen. We have still a few circulars which we will send, If requested, to presidents and nowspaper men favorable to the scheme, but not enough for general dlotribution. Youra truly, Richard CoYi.rc, Secretary. Geneoeo, March 11, 1801. P, S. Newapapers favorable please copy thin letter. Csxiczsa fox ! Aotosxtn.