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7 HANDS ELKOW DIJ.V IN THE BTATZ TREASURY. Five members of tho KansJiS State Senate may her eafter bo known to the people of this commonwealth as ruod crn adapts in tho commercial end mathematical elements of addition, division and silence. In tho mani festo issued by tht Representatives of the People's House they aro espec ially mentioned, nnd their names and residences are as follows: F. P. Harkness, of Clay county; C. H. Kim ball, of Labetto county; II. C. Kelley, of Crawford county; Joel Moody, of Linn county; T. U. Murdock, of But ler county. This body of patriotic Senators most felicitously fityled themselves n Senate revision committee, appointed under Senato rosolution No. 1)1, which was offered in the Senato on the afternoon of March 2, 1889 after stato legislation had ceased by Sen ator Kimball. Senator Kimball movod tho adoption of his resolution, which motion prevailod, and Lieuten ant Governor Andrew Jackson Felt appointed tho committee undor tho rosolution nn named alovo. Tho text of tho preamble and reso lution No. 91 reads as follows: Whereas, Tho statutory provisions relating to powers and duties of tho various state depart ments, boards and commlsNloners are In many instances vanu and Indefinite, nnd without the predion and directness requisite, to tlie Intelli Kent, systematical and methodical conduct of state affairs and tho guidance 0f utiito officers and others Intrusted with the nniuiemeut of In stitutions and the expenditure of public funds; therefore be It Resolved by the Senato, That a committee of five members of the Senate be appointed, whoso duty It shall be to revise and codify all existing laws, or If In their Judgment the public Intrres's ho demand, prepare for submission to tho next regular session of tho Lphlature, bills speci fically doflulnn the powers and duties of state officers, heads of departments, boards and com missioners created by law, and laws providing for the state printing. Said committee shall make Its report In writing to the Governor on or before the 1st day of December, 1HW, and tho Governor Is hereby requested to have the report printed, and to transmit a copy thereof to each member elect of tho next HouBe and Senate be fore the convening of tho Legislature of 18!1. The members of the committee shall receive as compensation for their services the same per diem and mileage In attending meetings as Is allowed to state Senators. The committee Is authorized to em pi y a secretary, who shall re ceive the sume amount per diem in Is allowed the secretary of the Penato. The report of thia Senate revision committee to Governor Humphrey occupies thirteen pages of a pamphlot, which ia followed by twenty bills which they singly and collectively hoped would bocome enacted into the statutes of tho state. Tho text of the preface of their report is in tho following language: To the llomrahle Lyman U, Humphrey, Cor- trim dt the State of Kaman: The committee appointed under Senate resolu tion No. 01, 'to revise and codify all existing laws, or If In their Judgment the public Interests so demand, prepare for submission at tho next reg ular session of the Legislature, bills specifically defining the powers and duties of all state offi cers, heads of department, boards and eommls missloners created by law and laws providing for the state printing," rrpo't herewith sundry bills touching the subjects embraced In said resolu tion, and through you submit the same for the careful consideration of the next Legislature. Tho committee met on the Cth day of January, A. D. 18 J), and at once began a careful examina tion and discussion of tho exltt ng laws to be re vised, and In that connection made patient and careful Inquiry as to what were considered the defects therein, and the changes desired. That the committee might bo fully Informed of 'all causes of complaint, state ofllcers, as well as ex state o Ulcers, members cf the various boards and commissions of the state, and others who have hd practical experience la the workings of the laws now In force were Invited to give the com mitted thebenffltof their rxrorknee and crltl Hums. From the sortitions and criticisms so nude, from our own f xperMice and observation tclUens, and from our onidul deliberations, the committee have made various amendments ind additions to the present laws upon the sub jects under consideration, and framed such Mils C'lm'ng wl.hln the scope of sur-h resolution, as were deemed advisable, as will more fully appear from the bills herewith submitted. Expatiating in somewhat copious profusion upon tho somewhat super human merita of tho twenty bills thifl committor proponed, their work is dismissed in the following dulcot strains: Tho committee has had under consideration thor Important measures, which could not be presented with this report, owing to lack of time In which to perfect the same. It Is bcllved,h ow over, that the subitantlal value of the work ac complished, although, In the nature of things not perfect, will be appreciated by the eople of tho state; and it Is hoped that In the main the legislation recommended will commend Itself to the legislature. All of which Is respectfully submitted. Y. V, Hark jikhs, T. It, MUKIMM'K, 0. II. Kim ii a 1. 1., C. M. Kki.mcv. Jorx Moody, Rcvbion Committee. Ingenuity must have been torturod, even put to the rack to havo workod 20(5 day's sorvico of each of theso livo Senators from betweon January f, 1890, and December 1 1890! And yet those modost and patriot io Sena tors inform tho Governor in the bea tific peroration of their roport in apo logetic strains, the following: The committee has had under consideration other Important measures which could not be presented with this report, owino to lack or TIM It IN WHICH TO railFRCT THE NAM. Let the goodpoople of Kansas just pauso to notico the bill for the tax payers of tho state to bestow upon the president pro tern of the Sonato lion. Frank F. Harkness, of Clay county: For committee service 2fiit days, at $l per day $ 798 For clerk' j service, 210 days, at $5 per day. l,2:w For mileage, 200 miles at 150. per mile :i0 Total turn "If these things bo dono in a green troo, what shall bo dono in adryt" In the name of earthly and heavonly justice, what would this Sonator's bill havo beon had the present Kan sas IIouso of Representatives have had 120 Republicans in tho body of 125 members, as it was in the session ofl8S9? Think of the herculean ef forts of this Senator in finding him self able perhaps by the use of stim ulating fluids to perform 512 days labor from January 0, 1890, to De cember 1, 1890, when, as we reckon time, there were 305 days in tho whole year 1890. But to the account of Sonator Kim ball: Two hundred and sixty-six days servlco on commltto at $3 1708.00 Three hundred and forty miles of travel at 15 cents ai.60 Total $M2.bo When this little bill is compared with the Senator's earnings as a rail road builder, he probably stands amazed at his spirit of financial mod eration. M. C. Kelley, the eight years' Soa ator from Crawford, had tho follow ing modest claim; Two hundred and sixty-six days commit tee service at 1798.00 Three hundred and seventy-tight miles of travel at 1.1 cents 64.70 Total MH.70 Joel Moody, tho author of the "Sci ence of Evil," his the following po- (ticrd acco-nt, ttarxVtag to much of tho cl arnica: Committee ervlei 2;l d.t,y, at f 1 I7W.0O Two hundred and nlnotytwo nr.K'j of travel at 15 cents 43 80 Totil tHI.iW Thoman Ronton Murdock ho of tho Kldorado Republican who counts himself a political purist, pre sents tho atato tho following small bill : Service on committee Aid days at .l $;:w.oo Mileage VI miles at 15 cents 40.00 Total m.H0 Now let it bo rcmembored that tho aggregato of thoio fivo bills for ser vice rendered by thwio conservative Senators is f 5,455, whila 25,000 cov ers tho per dicra sorvico of tho mem bers of tho Kansas Legislature 105 in all at one regular soanion. Tho Legislativo tmtality of those live Ingalls worshippers, and thirty more of their precious set is quite well set forth ia tho following from tho People's party manif csto : The only serious dlllculty which has been com promised by the House was one In which the Senate demanded that the House should make an appropriation to provide for the ex penses of the Senate revision committee pro vided for two yf iiri ago under Senate resolution, lly consent of the House at that time an appro prlatlonof tl.od was made to pa tho expenses of the samo. This Houno refused to pay the ex prunes of that committee exceeding tho tl.MOun less Itemized statements were filed with the audi tor of state. After a ltnwjlo lasting nearly a week the IIiuo forced the revision committee to file their bill. That bill is herewith Include!, Item by Item. These item It will be understood were In riuc of a fixed appropriation and made In violation of the law by Henatori of the state of Kansas, which law provided for their Imprisonment in the penitentiary in cane they exceeded the an proprtatlon. The House finally passed the bill which left these gontlontoa free. The value of the work done by the Senate re vision committee Is submitted to the people of tho State of Kaunas, and In connection with the declaration of the mot prominent attorneys In the city of Topeka that their work could have been reasonably done at an expnnse of f 500. Tho written, and especially the un written history that stands related to tho subject matter in the foregoing quotation, were it fairly fully chron icled, would mako a book more ex pansive and much more expensive to proporly print, than the 250 pages of tho report of tho Senato revision com mittee appointod under Senato reso lution No. 91, which, in cott to the taxpayers of Kansas, runi into thous ands of dollars, whero tho same num ber of hundrods of dollars would nearly havo been tho hoighth of ex travagance, even undor a reign of complete unlimited control of the Humphrey era in Kansas politics, for $500 would have been far, far beyond tho service rendered by theso Sena tors to tho best intercnts of the great commonwealth of the groctly historic Kansas. Tho People's party of thia grand s'ateinview of coming results can thrillingly exclaim : Thou, too, nail on, 0 ship of state I Ball on, O Kansas, strong and great! Our hearts, our hopes, our pray ers, our tears, Our faith triumphant ot'r our fears, Are all with thee, are all with thee! And when the sturdy yeomanry of Kansas are truly told that theso five Senate revisers, with their willing thir ty Republican compatriots, hold the key securely which locked the treasure lodged in tho strong box of the state that was duo to tho legislators and employoa of the Legislature, and thus compelled tho Honao to compro mise on this bill of extortions, who can consistently frappesothora will bo a corporal's guard cf this eld crr dd of boodlcrs and riBg-.tsra in tho Sr.v atocf 18937 For, with tho dismissal cf tht.i g?,:? from tho public sorvico cf Ks.nn :t'- real eoveroigus of tlio stato can exul tantly fthout to tho People's party, "Our heart?, our hopes, aro all with thco!" yurr paying Dim ' A Kansas Mm Joins the Alllnnce and Repu diate HU Obligations. Hamtokd, Conn., March 10.-A Hartford In ventor recently sent a coupon for coHeM'oa and ttftcelvcd from President lawrence, of the West Side National bank, Wlchlu, this latter: "Wichita, March T-Dear Bin Mr. IVntly ref lines to pay I he coupon you ent us for eoIKic Hon, fill). He says be has 'Joined tho Al'-r.ca and has "stopped ra)lnj ilobtg.' Khali we re turn the couHn? ' Tho above was sprit to tho editor cf tho Kansas Commoner with tho ques tion if this was a sample of tho jllli anco men in Kansas. Brother Kiei looked tho matter up and unearthed tho following facts: The debt repudlator spoken of li noni other than .1. C. I'entley, brother of the famous O. II. Ilentley, Republican state treasurer and Lvr partner, who has so ably represented thd bank and railroad Intercuts from this (ttcdnwlck) county for the List four years In the state Senate. This J. C. Ilentley Is a liu-ytr, and a I'i-imUtnan lawyer at that, m Is not, and can not be, and In not fit to be a member of the Farmers' Alliance, and banker Lawrence knew it when he pennod the scandalous libel, which so reflects, not only upon tho Alliance, but upon every farmer la Sedgwick county and the state of Kansr.s. This is tho regular Itepubltcvi treatment of the Farmer's Alli&nco. Hero is a Republican lawyer who ra funos to pay his debt, and a lie pub lican banker to whom tho debt was sent for collection writes to tho cred itor in tho east that tho debtor Eaid uho had joined tho Alliance cud stopped paying his dobta. Republi can papers all over tho country aro publishing this kind of rot and then charging tho Alliance with "damag ing tho credit of tho stato" Tho Re publican party dies hard and thj death bed scene plainly indicates where it cxpocts to locato af tor death. THE VARIED POPULATION OF KANSAS. The 1,427.090 people of tho com monwealth of Kaunas ia made up cf l,374,fi82 whiten, 51,231 colored, 8oG Indians, and 107 Chineuo. Ofth colored people 7,028 aro in Wyan dotte county, 6,19-1 jin Shawnee, 4,713 in Loavenworth, !),230 in Atchinon, 3,172 in Douglas, 2,301 in Bourbon, 2,Cfi8 in Labetto, 1,407 in Sedgwick, 1,302 in Cherokee, 1,010 in Lyon, 992 in Miami, 904 in Montgomery, 930 in Johnson, 88 in Franklin, 707 in Linn, 77G in Doniphan, 743 in Wabaunwo, 720 in Osage, 702 in Jefferson, G47 in Cowley, 529 in Graham and 505 in Morris. Tho romaining counties run from 497 colored people in ealino county to 1 in Hodgeman, Jowoll and Ncr3 countios. Nono of this clors ore re ported in the counties of Chyocae, Oreoly, Itawlinfl, Scott, Sheridan and Stanton. The per contage of tho incrccr;o of thostfttoin the lost decado is 11.1, while tho colored population ho a in creased but 18.9 per cent. Male SI on jr. A good, live man wanted to every coun ty toJhaadlo a specialty. B!j money In It Writo for particulars. II. 0Palen & Co., Kansas City, Mo.