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too, it will be necessary for the Harrisons 10 have some effective stump speaker In the cabinet in anticipation of 1892. Just think of what a straight be twixt two this poor fellow was in on the morning of January 13, 1801, whether he should make the great closing speech of his political life m the interest of the monopolistic oli garchs, or whether he should turn tad and be a "calamity howler!" But perhaps the following from a Chicago dispatch of June 2, 1801, may be true: Mr. lngalls Is to write from 1,000 to 1,200 words of editorial for Truth every week on political subjects of national Importance, and In addition to this his name is to appear on the editorial - page. In consideration of these trifles, the story goes, the ex-Senator Is to be paid $25,000. Possibly, by this, the Topeka Cap ital may become reconciled to him. What a howl there would have been, my countrymen, If a Republican convention had ac cepted a banquet from the Cincinnati brewers. VsJtaUma Independent. And what a howl, my countrymeD, would there be by the Republican press if the press of the People's party should lie about a Republican convention as the Republican press persists in doing about every public gathering of the people's party. The Cincinnati convention accepted no invitation to a brewers' banquet, and the Cincinnati papers, irrespective of party, so stated at the time. It re mains for the great moral reformers of Kansas Republican journalism to persistently misrepresent the party in this, as in every other respect. Misrepresentation and falsification are the only arguments they are able to bring against the People's party. Of all the conventions and public gatherings of the party thus far held, they have yet failed to give one truthful report How would it do to correctly report us once and then meet us on the principles laid down in our platforms? GRAND MASS MEETINGS. In accordance with the suggestion of President Polk, mass meetings will be held in each ef the Congressional districts in this state in the early part of September at points to be named hereafter. Secretary French is about to issue a circular designating the places of these meetings and suggest ing necessary details for their suc cess. It is also suggested that these great meetings be followed by county mass meetings in every county in the state. We shall speak more at length upon this subject hereafter. We hope to see the people unite and make each and every one of these meetings a grand success. THEY FEAR THE RESULT. If our Republican friends are so confident that the strength of the Al liance is waning and the people re turning to their first love, why the great effort to have the appointment of Justice Horton postponed until too late for an election of his successor this fall? The People's party would be glad to undertake the contest at the coming election, and, to a man up a tree, the extreme anxiety of the managers of the Republican ring to avoid it looks a little bit as though they are in fear of the result Don't be afraid, gentlemen: the Alliance is losing ground, you know. CINCINNATI AS A CONVENTION CITY. In the selection of a place for the holding of a great convention, such as that which assembled at Cincin nati on the 10th of May, there are two essentials not to be overlooked. These are a suitable hall and suitable hotel accommodations. Cincinnati has both of these. The attendance at the first great national convention of the People's party was so large that it would have taxed the resources of a less fortunate city." Music hall accommodated the great assembly and still had room to spare; and the hotels were amply sufficient to meet all demands upon them. The Emery was selected as headquarters of the Farmers' and Citizens' Alliances, and the Palace as headquarters of the National Reform Pros Association; while the Gibson and others received respectable delegations from the vast assembly. The proprietors of the hotels merit especial credit for the uniform courtesy and favor extended to delegates and visitors in atten dance. The proprietors of the Palace, which had been designated as the headquarters of the Press Associa tion, were especially ready to provide every possible accommodation for their guests. Room W was seated and set apart for meetings of the as sociation, and in looking over the re port of the bills paid by the local committee, we observe no charge made for this room. True the Knights of Labor very generously tendered the use of their hall for these meet ings, and it was occupied a portion of the time; but room W at the Palace was always at the disposal of the association and its committees, and was used on many occasions. The members of the association will take pleasure in commending the Palace to the favorable consideration of the traveling public. The press and the citizens were uniformly courteous in the treatment of the convention and its members. There was none of the ridicule and abuse so common to the partisan press elsewhere, and altogether those who attended the convention had every reason to be gratified that it had bean called at Cincinnati. HIGHLY GRATIFYING. We are highly gratified with the position of the National Economist respecting the Cincinnati conference and its work. The Economist was opposed to the calling of the confer ence, because it appeared premature in view of the great convention that had previously been called for Feb ruary 22, 1802. The action of the Cincinnati conference was so con servative, however, as to place it in harmony with that of February 22, and it is therefore endorsed by all conservative leaders of the great re form movement Southern Alliance papers also speak with approval of the work done. President Polk's paper, the Progres sive Farmer, has a cartoon in which the new party is represented by a beautiful damsel carrying Alliance votes in one hand and Knights of Labor votes in the other. On her right is Mr. Democracy and on her left is Mr. Republican; who are very genteelly paying court to, the fair maid. They ask with much, anxiety: Where are you going, my pretty maid?" "I'm going a voting, sirs," she said. . The Capital and other papers of its ilk are fall of quotations from the old bourbon Democratic sheets of the south, in which it is held that the Al liance will never desert the old party. The southern Democratic papers quote with equal leliability the Capi tal and other Republican papers to show how the Alliance is going to pieces in Kansas, and the people are going back to their old party. In the meantime the strength of the People's party, both north and south continues to increase, regardless of the many deaths it is made to die. . TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.. In the report of the board qf, man agers in the impeachment .trial of Judge Botkin, as published in Tux Advocate, three typographical errors occur which somewhat distort the meaning of the board. In the fifth paragraph, "This pro ceeding and the agreements thereon," the word arguments should be sub stituted for "agreements.' A little below the middle of the sixth paragraph, in the clause "many matters of a truly political charac ter," the word purely should be sub stituted for truly." , About the middle of the paragraph following the extract from Mr. Pit zer's testimony, in the sentence, "the court also allowed Mr. John IL Pitzer $250 out of the city money for assist ing the county attorney in preventing the two suits," etc., the word prose cuting should bo substituted for "pre venting." "HEAVEN." . We are in receipt of a communica tion written upon three postal cards and signed "Heaven." As we have not heard of the extension" l6f the United States postal system to that port, and as the correspondent fails to sign his name "as an evidence of good faith," we fear the communica tion might not receive the full credit which is always accorded to whatever appears in The Advocate, and we therefore withhold it for further ad vice. v ;; "' THE TRUE SITUATION.' (At the Shawnee County Alliance, on the 5th lnst, lion. J. G. Otis read a paper on trio above subject, from which we make a few extracts. We should be glad to publish the . paper entire, but as It was received so late a few extracts will have to suffice. Eoitob. We are now approaching the third great epoch In American history. Our revolutionary sires fought for political freedom; In 1801 the contest was for per sonal freedom. Today we are battling for financial freedom." Our fore fathers denied the divine right of kings to rule, and decreed that governments are Instituted among men to secure certain inalienable rights, and must derive their authority from the consent of the governed. In 1801 the great American conscience be came fully convinced that It was not right to permit one human being to own a chattel interest in another human be ing; and the great common people of this country declared that there should be no more slave territory within the limits of the United States of . America; and on the first day of January, 1803; the emancipation proclamation w&a Lxmed. In 1891 we have solemnly declared for emancipation of labor from , financial bondage. The People's party platform, as put forth at Cincinnati, May 20, is a most emphatic protest against high inter est, high taxes, high rents, and high per cont. profits in traffic and transportation. The People's party recognizes labor as the prime) factor In production the very cornerstone In the structure of human society. In his work on political econ omy, Horace Greeley has truthfully sold: First of all man's natural blestusgs, most essential, most pervading, is labor, or the exercise of .human faculties or sinews to create, educe and fashion those things re quired to supply our minds and tastes. Abraham Lincoln, In his first address to Congress, In 1801, said: Labor is prior to and independent of cap ital. Labor is the parent of capital. Capi tal could not have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is superior to capital and entitled to much the higher considera tion. This may very properly be called the great labor movement of the nineteenth century. Our entire object, platform and purpose, can be expressed in just sevpn words emancipation of Ameri' can Uibor from financial bondage. How Is this to be accomplished? First By the establishment of a new American monetary system fn the Inter est of the industrial classes. Second By governmental control of transportation and communication, and such other Industries as may become monopolies. Third By a just and equitable system of taxation, and by securing "equal rights to all and special privileges to none." In a late communication ex-Senator John J. Icgalls states the situation well in the following language: The American people are more concerned now about the present and future than the past. They are considering the finances, commerce, wages, prices, immigration, suf frage, universal distribution of wealth, ths unequal distribution of burdens and bone fits, and are indifferent to dogmas and dis cipline. If we are to succeed we must deal with the issues of to-day, as we dealt with slavery, secession and state sovereignty thirty years ago. This Is fresh from the pen of a Repub lican whom the People's party of Kansas helped to educate during tho last cam paign. It is good advice and sound doc trine, and coming as It doeo from one who is supposed to speak from experi ence, we feel like urging it upon the candid consideration of all People's party men In the great northwest. Na tions or states are not great only as men and women make them. Men and women are not great only as they do and dare. The industrial classes of this great na tion have dared to come out boldly at Cincinnati on May 20th and declare for independent action. Shall we now stand boldly by our declaration and win the victory? - Mr. Otis here quotes the platform and proceeds to relate something of the his tory of the nation and of the political parties that have figured in Its politics since the achievement of American Inde pendence. Though of interest and prac tical bearing the lateness of its receipt precludes its publication this week. We wish to again call attention to the very liberal offer made by Mr. Geo. O. Steketee, of Grand llaplds,Mich.,as pub lished In The Advocate' of May 27th, under the head of "Worth Working For." Mr. Steketee desires us to say that con testants have until September 1st. to make up their lists. They may use names of people and places, but no du plicates nor plurals. k Write to this office and learn how to got a course at collage free of chars.