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TIUD ADVOOATS REPUBLICAN F0XE3 ALS2T. The Indiana Blocks of Fire Idea Enlarged to Be Fat in force at Once-Editorials From Headquarters Proposed Simpson in Control. Special correspondence to tne Kansas City Star. Topika, Kan., July 15. The Republi can candidates met their central commit tee yesterday afternoon and organized for the campaign. Jim Simpson, of Mc Pherson county, was elected chairman, and Prank L. Brown, of Garnett., secre tary. The campaign decided upon waa nt ha Tn.Un rarlAtV. With blOCkl Of , mw v vi twenty Instead of blocks of five for voting squads. After the candidates had met In the Copel&nd parlors and decided upon the chairman and secretary they made their report to the committee, and then some one called for suggestions from the can didates. Ex-Governor Anthony, the " nominee for congressman at large, re sponded to the Invitation. He said he regretted that outsiders had made their way into the committee rooms, for this might be the only opportunity he could have of speaking to the entire committee. However, there were some things which might as well be recognized. The Re nnhllrjtna had a hard flarht on their hands and should organize to meet it. AFTEB TIIE INDIANA FASHION. There was one thing he wanted to suggest, Mr. Anthony said, and that was the organization of the state in voting squads or "blocks of five," If the commit tee pleased. There had been lots of non sense written about this sort of cam paign organization.' It was the only sensible thing to do, but ha would sug gest squads of twenty. It would not be necessary to speak of them as ublors of twenty." The idea was to have one Re publican In each voting squad of twenty who would be held responsible for the manner in which all voted, and who would see that they came out to the polls. This work should be placed in the hands of a sub-committee of three selected from an executive committee of nine, and should have the beet politicians in the party. In addition to this Idea Governor An thony had another. It was to have a state convention of Republican , editors under the control of the central commit tee, and an organization perfected by which one committee could draft short editorials of one stick or perhaps two, and have them appear each week, the central committee paying for the compo sition and such other compensation as might be agreed upon. The haphszzard way in which the Republican papers had been conducting the canvass should be stopped, and they should be shown that It was not smart to make flings at such Republican measures as the McKlnley bill The convention of editors provided for will be selected by senatorial districts, and one editor will represent each dis trict SIMPSON WILL BUN THINOS. . There was nothing left for the central committee to do In the selection of officers. The candidates took the whole matter in charge. Lynch, candidate for treasurer, Bruce, the candidate for audi tor, and Davia, the candidate for school superintendent, wanted Dr. Diddle, of Emporia, but five candidates stood by Simpson, and he was reported as the unanimous choice. There were several candidates for secretary, but Frank L. Brown was agreed upon as a compro mise. For assistant secretary Louis Bears, chief clerk In the secretary of state's office, was chosen. After the evening session the following executive committee was elected, of which the chairman and secretary of the general committee are ex-cfflclo mem bers: At large, E, B. Whaley, of Topeka; Dr.T. C. Biddle, of Emporia; M. W. Levy, of "Wichita, and G. L. Ccates, of Kansas City, Kan.; First district, Frank Crowell, of JAtchison; Second district, John H. Madden, of Mound City; Third, Charles Yoe, of Independence; Fourth, J. M. Miller, of Council Grove; Fifth, T. L. Bond, of Sallna; Sixth, C. B. Daughters, of Lincoln; Seventh, W. F. Edmonds, of Kinsley. BLOCKS OF TWENTY WILL 00. The executive committee did not ad journ until late, and discussed at length the various plans submitted for organiza tion. Governor Anthony's suggestion to divide the state Into blocks of twenty was given careful consideration, and in ac cordance with his Idea, the sub-commlt-I tee of three was appointed to see that the work was carried out This commit tee will consist of E. B. Whaley, of To peka, Frank L. Brown, of Garnett, and Dr. Biddle, of Emporia. If there are any Intensely practical politicians in Kansas, the gentlemen who have been given the shaping of these blocks are they. Whaley la a ward organizer in Topeka, Brown had given evidences of rare cunning in the Second district fights, and Biddle Is anew man to state politics by whom Lyon county politicians swear. The com mittee will probably have Its headquar ters at the southwest corner of Ninth street and Kansas avenue. At the ratification meeting last night speeches were made by ex-Governor An thony, J. II Burton, A. W. Smith and B. K. Bruce. Republican Batlflcatlon Notes. The chairman and "Farmer" Smith at the Republican ratification meeting on Thursday evening in this city, made quite a display of the ensanguined un der garment, but somehow it failed to call forth the expected response from the audience. There was the least enthusiasm at this meeting that we have witnessed at any political gathering of any party for a long time. Even the speakers were un able to enthuse, and the response from the audience was very feeble. Some thing was evidently wrong with the crowd. A good crowd assembled at the meeting In the early part of the evening, but its staying qualities were not up to the regulation standard. Even before the close of Anthony's address people began leaving In Bquads, and the squads were not small, either. Mr. Burton during his speech ex pressed a fervent wish that he could have that audience out In the Fifth dis trict He will undoubtedly have the same longing tor an audience in the Fifth district many times during the campaign, nia remark was an unintentional con fession of the condition of his party out there where he la looking for votes. When someone called for CoL Tom linsonthe chairman said It was time to go home, and the audience agreed with him and went Campbell Unlvenlty IIu Seventeen De partmenta, Including Preparatory School, Business College, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Music and Art, Nor mal College, Schools of Pen Art, Elocu tion and Oratory, Shorthand and Type writing, Telegraphy, etc Independent non-sectarian. Tuition low. Good board $1.50 to $3. If interested, It will pay you well to send for a catalogue. State what you wish to study. Car fare over $4.50 refunded. Address, E. J. HoKNsnsL, President, i Holton, Kan. THE MONSTEfi FRAUD OF THE ASX. In no civilized country on the face of God's eaith was there ever organized among men a combination so destructive to legitimate journalism, so prejudicial to a transmission of legitimate Information, so capable of moulding public sentiment In the wrong dlrectlo naad imposing in calculable misfortunes upon the masses, as that combination known on this conti nent as the Associated Press. With a complete monopoly of all the news of the country, an unlimited power to suppress or distort facts; with every inducement to pander to and be come the tools of political conspirltors and capitalistic rogues; armed with an arbitrary power to crush out every species of competition; bankrupt such newspapers as are at war with its meth ods, and supplant legitimate journalism by the establishment of a phalanx of dictatorial personal organs, under a spoils seeking management; it muat be regard ed by all thinking persons as capable of becoming the most dangerous and re lentless foe to civilization that has ever existed among mankind. A robber who should buy up the pota toes and bread in a community, stand off all legitimate competition with a club, and substitute saw dust for a diet, would be killed by the infuriated populace without delay; but a corner on news, a stab at mental liberty, placing a bludgeon in the hands of an unscrupulous aristoc racy, with which to maul the intelligence out of labor; placing the reading public at the mercy of soulless political leaders seem by common sensent to be privi leges conferred upon a few pampered political pets, which are more extraor dinary and more monstrous than any thing In the world's history. Let a Wall street ' Shylock sneeze, Cleveland ' go a fishing, Sullivan get drunk, or Jay Gould's bull pup have a fit, when- forthwith, to the exclusion of everything which Interests humanity, this all Important news Is flashed across this continent at any cost, and published in all the papers under its thumb as literature for the home and mental food for the rising generation; but trifles like railroad wrecks, where humanity is crushed to death by carloads to appease the greed of railroad kings, robbing Credit Mobiller rings, conspiracies to wipe out our national money and fund the debt Into gold bearing bonds for toil and grief to liquidate; demonetization of silver, that national banks may grow fat from the sweat of labor, these may be suppressed with safety. Not content to furnish Its news with out discrimination, and at the same price to all alike, it creates pools and monopo lies among the favored flunkies in each of our large cities, and for enormous prices paid, confers upon a comparatively small number of papers the privilege of these options and favors, from which all others are precluded. Persona armed with these Indigencies are thus placed beyond competition, and licensed under the name of political or party journals, to conduct sheets so no toriously undeserving of patronage as to require lottery schemes, gift enterprises, and the donation of dowdy chromos to perpetuate their existence. Meanwhile legitimate journalism goes begging, and the only editorials in these great (?) dailies which create the least suspicion of intelligence behind them are the half suppressed utterances of the real ability In this once noble profession, which now crouches as hired men under the Iron heel of a brutal and brainless aristocracy. Hence our political dailies, our metro politan journals, the "great educators," self styled, with their flaming headlines of brutal dog fights, and columa devoted to lascivious advertisements, or to details of beastly and criminal slugging matches, are thrust into our homes as "moral re form sheets," "religious journals," for the improvement and elevation of our families, and forced upon society as ma liciously and feloniously as a rape is per petrated upon a defenseless woman. And now, after twenty years of un paralleled prosperity, after unbounded wealth has been taken from our oil fields, and the mineral regions have given up untold millions of wealth; in a country whose agricultural and pastoral regions are unsurpassed by any on earth; among a people who have enjoyed peace and prosperity and labored incessantly; un der administrations which for twenty years have imposed upon the people the most onerous burdens of taxation, we find we have 9,000,000 mortgages on our homes; we are $18,000,000,000 in debt; we pay $2,000,000,000 Interest yearly; our public lands have all been given to thieves, and our poor people are buying them back for homes, paying big Interest. We had 13,000 business failures in Amer ica last year. Every private business among us is paralyzed, except banking and money lending, and 2,000,000 tramps howl with hunger at the gates of mill ionaires, yet the blatant demagogues of the two old political parties still presume enough upon the prejudices and stupidity of the American people to believe that they will, In the coming election, lend their aid to a continuance of this hell begotten system. Z. Shed in the Age. AlUanoA Notice. Leavenworth County Farmer's Alliance and Industrial Union will hold its regu lar quarterly meeting at Tonganoxle, Kansas, July 23, 1893. New offices will be elected for the ensuing year. Each sub-Alliance is expected to send a full delegation to said meeting. O. W. BlSSETT, County Secretary. I have a certificate which I find I am unable to use, for a six months course, including board, at a leading Kansas City business college, which I will offer at a bargain for cash. Address, "Henry," this office. Veterans' Return to Washington. The Grand Army encampment at Washington In September will be the occasion of the re-union of thousands of veterans who parted In that city in 1865, after the grand review following the sur render at Appomatox and the capitula tion of Richmond. Again after a lapse of 27 years, thousands of veterans will march down Pennsylvania avenue to be reviewed again by the president of the United States, members of his cabinet, and other distinguished personages. It will be a spectacle seldom equaled in the magnificence of the display and In the number of men participating. Excur sion tickets to Washington via the Balti more & Ohio railroad will be sold by all the roads in the west at exceedingly low rates. The chief delight of the trip to Washington will be the journey via the picturesque Baltimore & Ohio, which crosses the Allegheny mountains and for 250 miles traverses territory fraught with the most thrilling Incidents of the war. For more detailed Informa tion as to time of trains, rates and sleep ing car accommodations, apply to L. 8. Allen, Aast Gen. Passenger Agent The Rookery, Chicago. Upon application, Chaa. O. Scull, Gen. Passenger Agent Baltimore, ML, will send free of charge a handsomely illustrated guide to Washington.