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TJdJU ADVOOATffi OFFCIAL DlREOTOaY. RATIONAL VABXEBS AtLIAKCB AMD INDUSTRIAL UWIOX. President L. L. Folk, Washington, D.C Wa Prarirtant IT. T LniTCltS. Huron. 8. D Secretary J. n. Tprnbr, Washington, D. 0. Lecturer J. r. wilmth, aiciiimuj, ivu. NATIONAL CITIZENS' INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE. Prdiirtnt. Noah Allen. Wichita. Kan Vice Preldent. ...E. Gerry Brown, Boston, Mam Secretary..... Annie L. uwgs, wasmngwra, u. v. Treasurer P. B. Maxson, Emporia, Kan Lecturer. 8. H. Bnlder, Kingman, Kan KANSAS FARMERS' ALLIANCE AND INDUSTRIAL UNION. President W. H. Blddle, Augusta Vice President Mrs. F. R. Vlekory, Emporia Secretary J. B. French, Topeka Treasurer A. C. Easter, Burllngame Lecturer s. M. aeon, mcrnerson Au't Lecturer.. Mm. F. McCormlck, Great Bend PLATFORM Adopted by the State Convention of the People's Party at Wichita. Resolved, That we, the representatives of the People's party of Kansas, in con vention assembled, ratify the St. Louis preamble and platform of principles of February 22d, 1892, and reaffirm every sentence and line of the same as fully as though set out herein, and we only de lire to add to it by specializing and emphasizing some of the vital truths therein expressed. Resolved, That we believe all leg islation should be directed to the end of securing to the laborer the full fruits of his toll, and that the betterment of his condition, morally and Intellectually, should be alike purpose of law. We therefore denounce all monopolies of the products of labor, and all monopolies of the soil and other natural resources of the earth, like the minerals and coal, and all elements of nature, like electric ity, by the use of which the human race through labor subsists. Resolved, That we believe that gov ernment only Is good where an Injury to one is the concern of all; that public needs should be supplied by public agencies, and that the people should be served equally and alike; and that among other things the government should pro vide public telephones and telegraph lines, and a postal currency for con venience In transmitting small sums of money, and that as nearly as practicable the mail of all the people be delivered at their homes free. Resolved, That we favor a liberal pen sion law, and a law making good to the old soldiers their loss by reason of pay ment for services In depreciated cur rency, and that the government Issue United States notes, full legal tender, to pay this difference. Resolved, That we condemn the pres ent board of railroad assessors for their action In reducing the valuation of the property of the railroads of the state, whereby the burdens of taxation already Imposed upon the people have been un justly Increased; and we commend the bold stand taken in congress by the sen ators and representatives of the People's party in their determined fight against monopolistic corporations, and we here by pledge to them our united support, and express our unbounded confidence In their wisdom and ability. Resolved, That we approve the wise and progressive legislation passed by the lower house of the legislature at Its last session, and condemn the Republican senators for non-concurrence In - the same. And especially do we commend the action of such house in passing a bill pro viding for the weekly payment of wages by all corporate companies, and condemn the senate for defeating the same; and we demand that the next legislature ftniLnt aiinh law. .nr fnr fh a hnnnflt nf rmr miners we favor the adoption of thai Missouri screen law as the law of this state. We condemn the betrayal of the prom iaesof tha Republican party In Its plat form of 1890, by its representatives In the senate, in defeating by non-action the Australian ballot bill and the bill provid lngforthe election of railroad commls sloners by the people, both of which were promised In Its platform, and we com mend the action of the People's party representatives In the lower house for redeeming their promises to us. We commend the People's party repre sentees In the lower house for the pas sage of the bill making Pinkerton's detective system amenable to law; and for the passage of the bill prohibiting the blacklisting and discharging of cor porate employes without an opportunity to be heard In their defense, and we con demn the Republican senate for failing to pass such bills. We also favor just and equitable pen sion laws for the benefit of railroad em ployes who are Injured In the company's service, such pensions to be paid by the companies, and to be a first lien on their property. We commend the People's party representatives of the lower house at the last session in passing the maxi mum freight rate bill, and condemn the Republican senate for allowing the same to die on Its calendar, confident of the fact that if it had become a law the in terior cities of the state, which are justly complaining of discrimination against them by the railroads in favor of Missouri river points, would find the evllremoved, and we pledge the people In city and country to remedy the same by legislation. Resolved, That we favor the abolition of the system of passes In general use by railroad companies as a species of favor itism dangerous to the freedom of Amer ican sovereignty. We favor the election of United States senators .by direct vote of the people, and favor the submission to a vote of the people of Kansas of an amendment to the state constitution pro viding for equal suffrage of all American citizen without regard to sex. Resolved, That, although the People's party of Kansas Is largely composed of farmers, we sympathize with all classes of laborers, and will aid them in their contest for a better system and more equitable division of the profits of their toil, and we invite their co-operation in our warfare agalnt a common enemy. TO THa ALLIANCE BROTHERHOOD. A Swedish weekly newspaper, to be published at Llndsborg, Kansas, is about to be started; a paper that will further the interests of the people. A stock or ganization has been formed, and the ob ject in view is to raise $5,000.00 sub scribed stock, divided into one thousand shares at $5.00 a share. As soon as $3, 000.00 is raissd, the subscribed stock will, according to the constitution, be col lected and the company will commence with the publication of the paper. For a long time there has been and still Is a great demand for a paper of this kind, a paper published In the Swedish language, that will advocate the Interests of the laborers and the farmers. Long has this demand been seen, but no efforts have been made to supply It. Now is the time to make it a success, and the paper o.ght to be published as soon as possible. Therefore we also solicit our Ameri can friends to take a hand in this enter prise. Anyone who wishes to subscribe stock, can receive more full Information from our authorized agents, Chas. Ferm, of Lindsborg, and Nels Anderson, of To peka. Mr. 08car j Ostenberg, diatricj ClerkTfSallne, couniaagenttjQSa- Una; Mr. n. Hellstrom andJB. F. McGlll, at McPherson. If none of our agents can be seen write to Mr. C. J. Johnson, presi dent of the board, or to O. W. Esping, secretary, Llndsborg, Kansas. The paper we are starting is In the in terest of reform. We cannot reach the Swedish people in any other way than by literature in that language. The church to-day ostracises its members who dare to be and become Alliance mem bers. We that are ostracised are too few and weak to alone start this undertaking. We therefore call on you to help us Americanize our people. Let every Alii ance in the state act and take one or more shares. Shawnee County Alliance took three shares. It Is not possible to visit all counties; the expense would consume the profit, therefore act in our absence. All stock and money In aid should be sent to H. Hellstrom, McPherson, Kan., Box 322. Nels Anderson, Charles Ferm, Solicitors. Reform papers please copy. County committeemen of the People's party In counties having Swedish settle ments and who desire the services of Nels Anderson during the campaign, are requested to make application to J. B. French, Topeka, Kan. On receipt of these applications, meetings will be ar ranged as to time, so as to economise in traveling expenses and make the cost upon each county as light as possible. SPECIAL CLUB LIS!. Tbi Advocau & Nonconformist 1.75 1 " Kansas Fanner 1.7S 1 " National Reformer .... 1.05 ALLIANCE HEADQUARTERS ffliTAL Iffl WICHITA, KANSAS, Is Alliance and People's party headquarters. Come and see us when you are In town. We will take good care of you. E. H. CHAMBERLAIN, Manager. The Fight in Georgia Tou cannot fully understand the length and breadth of the great cy olone of reform which is sweeping this country from center to oiroum ferenoe unless you subscribe for the It is the paper centered upon by the money power to be crushed be cause of its fearless and bold stand for the right. They turned their bloodhounds loose upon it, but it still stands un shaken, an its fearless editor, M. D. Irwin, still holds the banner of the people to the breeze. 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