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Intered t the poetoQlco In Hutchinson, Kansas, as second class matter. HORACE S. FOSTER, LEE A. NUTTON. Tum or Subscription, $1.00 per Yeas C. E. SIDLINGER, The Dr u.ggist Prescriptions a Specialty. Aortb Main street Hutchinson Who is Lucien Baker;? What bas become of the paramount Issue? Wheat went 'off" one-half-cent while Morrill was being inaugurated. A South Dakota "redeemer", elected as state treasurer, has absent ed with $100,000 of the state funds. The Burrton Graphic and the Jet more Sittings are two of our exchanges that announce their flight up the gol den stairs. J. Sterling Mouton fears the evil that would result should a farmer have to take silver for his land that had been paid for in cold. If Hutchinson derived no more from its visitors than Uncle Zano spends in ten days sojourn in the city very few of the citizeus would ever have a dollar in their pocket. Ik prosperity doesn't resume by March 4th, when Chester I. Lonc's salary begins, the people by that time will feel that the great light for conlldence lias been in vain. Heniiy Wattkhson, the author of "The Star Eyed Goddess of Reform" will deliver a lecture on' Abraham Lincoln under the auspices of the Knight Templers bureau of this city on the evening of Feb 25. Willard Boone, the retiring coun ty attorney of Sedgwick countv, has been disbarred from practice for one year by the county bar. Boone is one of the fellows who made affidavits against Gov. Lewelllng and Attorney General Little during the late cam paign. Chickens are coming home, but alowly. TireWinfleld bnwch of the Wear en U iih r be quartets to Wichita, and have now oue of the most complete ready print houses in the west. Many improve menta have been made and our readers are being served with more "upto date" reading matter, than is fur nised by any publisher In the count). The location adds much to their favoi as Wichita is reached by nearly all ot the ratlrods in the state. Justice Brewer, of the TJinted States supreme coort was banquetted by the Topeka Club last Wednesda) evening, and part of the program was a speech by that honored dignitary. This was nothing unusual, but rather In line, but what he said and some queries he proposed has caused quite a furore among Topeka's best people. Here is an extract from his sjeecb which has caused the furore: , "It is said the government do c Borne things well, why not add to i functions? Its management of th postoOke department is admirable why should it not also take hold of tut telegraph and railroads and all the other instrumentalities of transporta tion and manage them? There is pro fit to the individual in the discharge of such quasi-public duties as the sup ply of water, gas and electric light, and the operation of street railsoads Why not let these quasi-public dutie be discharged by the public, and the people have the benefit of the entire profit. "Light and air. and the flowing rivers are free to the use of all; why should land, which Is equally the free gift of the Almighty to humanity, be appropriated to the generate owner ship of an individual? Why should it not be held by the government for the people, and the 'ndividual be per mitted only the possession of such lit tle portion thereof as he can use, and in fact does use, without detriment to an equal right of use by others?" MOaBILL. He makes a plea for monuments for Chickamauga, but fails to offer or suggest any relief for the n'd soldiers who have had their pension cut off. He deals at length on the restric tions of trade yet falls to mention that with fair and equitable freight rates Hutchinson could command the entire trade of the south and west on salt. fie recommends economy in state affairs yet says nothing commending the Lewelling administration which saved the taxpayers of the state over a million and a half dollars. He bewails the fact that embargos, tariffs etc., have bee a placed on American products, yet fails to see that this policy is the result of Mc Kinleyism. He makes a plea for quicker justice by establishing more courts, while the en-1 to be obtained is a few more places I fur luj faithful. Lie throws taffy tp the state temper ance union bv sayiug the prohibition 'law must be enforced, yet he knows that the liq ior interests of the state spent hundreds of dollars to defeat L3welling. lie poses as the great friend of Kansas, yet he wants the las changed may, at any time, they do not feel themselves safe foreclose and turn the citizens out of their homes. While elected as a servant of the peo ple the whole message relating to in dustrial questions reads like the weekly review of Henry Clew's and the fact that such utterances are to be filed as a state paper makes the cold chills creep over the body, and every person inthe state who has any sense of what humanity demands has just cause to hang bis head and say with him, "I'm ashamed ot Kansas." THE X ESS AGE". The inaugural address of Governor Morrill calls to mind the scriptural in terrogation, "can the Ethiopian change his skiu or the leopard his spots?" The quotation may not be literal, but it fol lows the text closely enough to convey our meaning. It will be noted by those who have carefully perused the docu ment that it deals almost conclusively with the appreciation of real estate val ues from 1861 down to the present time; that the words "capital." "bonds," "in terest." "taxable wealth" and "cash values" ooour more frequently than any thing jlse and in fact forma the basis upon which tha superstructure 60 ecstatically admired by the Capital is built. It is Morrill the hauker and the mouey. maker who talks to tne people in this inaugural ad Irees who considers us "public benefactors" the money sharks who pni chased 10 per cent interest bear ing school bonds for SO peroeut on the dollar. lie has no word to say for the workingniau, uo words of cheer fur the toilers who are in misery ami dispair, no encouragement for the tillers of the soil who have Ipbored year in and year out and seen the fruiU ot their labor ab sorbed In the everlasting cent percent business that rises like Bjuquos ghost iu every paragraph ot the governor's ad dress. The governor deals with the issues of the day as he deals with a man who came to his bank for a temporary loan on gilt-edged security. The collateral was worth only so much 30 years ago. Today it has multiplied in value many times. It is consequently worth my while to take chances on it. From beginning to end. with the ex ception of an apologetic paragraph re- tvr d .o i i iti 'a oi:unn, tne "brief" ciiiMt. column inaugural address by Major Morriil deals with the material in as cold blooded a manner as Bill Cook would assume in holding up a train in the Indian territory. Compare this policy with that ot the administration that has just retired. It is true that mistakes have been made, but they have been ot ther head, rather than tne heart. They irill serve as warn ings to the present administration to avoid tin same dangerous reefs. Hut mere nas permeated the entire history of the oontrol ot state affairs duriug the Lewelling regime, a a spirit of responsi bility to one that is higuer than all hu- nans, a spirit of charity, the greatest of Hie gracds, and a genuine interest inthe welfare of the common people that has diulearel him to the public not only vithin the wide oonflnes of the state but from ocean to ocean. We will say frankly and without fear it successful contradiction, that the so- called "tramp circular" issued by Gov ernor Lewelling a year ago has had wider circulation than Governor Mor rill's address will ever have, though the world should live thrice the life already illottedto it by scientists. "The poor ye always have with yon," says the Holy Writ. Is there a sentence iu the h ile of the inaugural address delivered yesterday that breathes the spirit ot the Xuzuriue? On the contrary, the lan- gu ige of Morrill would more properly be that ot the money changers in tha te nple who were scoargrd and driven out by the boy from Bethleham. There is no need of expatiating on he tnbject, it is left to the public to pass judgment on the policy of the past tdministration, and to surmise as to the future. Iu the one we see the dictates ot a man in touch with the people and (hrough whose veins pulsates the blood of a great commoner. In the other tLere flows the current from the orucible, it is gold and itwithort everything with which it comes in contact. We wish that we could promise something good from this republican idol, but we can see nothing in it but ..dollars and bents. Topeka Press. TUB MkftSAGC. Coaamenta from Exchanges an Qy eraer Merrill's Hesage. Governor Morrill's inaugural will give entire satisfaction to his party. lis is a competent expositor of the idea that un derlay the .lust republican campaign; that Is tha commercial idea. Not once did he rise from tha standard of the market; njt once did he even hint that it was po-sible for principle to actuate man and lift him onto a plane where self sacrifice for truth and right is the standard ot measurement. To iucre ise inweaUb, to pay your debts, to be able 1805 VICTOR BICYCLES:- 1P There are eight Victor Models for ftara furnished. Victors lead the cycling OVERMAN WHEEL CO. Maleri of Victor Bicycle and Athletic Goods. CHICAGO. DETROIT. BOSTON. HEW YORK. r-acino CAN FRANCISCO- LOS to borrow money iia a state at 4 per cent. I interest, to have credit with New York Bankers this was the whole ideal he set before the youth of Kansas. It was an address without a soul. No high ideal breathed into it the breath or life It will die with the occasion that gave it birth. In positive contrast to this is the inaagural of Governor Lewelling. Here la the recognition of principle. Manhood is more than wealth; justice, truth, right and loyalty these ideal to ward which civilization is progressing; and the man or the s'ate that would maintain place in the onward march of the world must keep tep with the evol vent tendency toward the better. No young man will ever draw inspiration from the late address; but schoolboys iu future will recite with a loyal flush pas enges pnssages from the earlier. The later laees the setting, the eaiiiertne rising, sun. Slorrill represents tne past, Lewelling the ' futiue. The one, u slowly dying party; fhe other a newborn cause. Ottawa Journal. The passing of the Populists I? not without its pathetic side. They sur rendered the state lwuse as they had takeu possession of it, bated by their political opponents, and that too with out reasonable cause. Intellectually they averaged well up with those who had preceded them, and socially they were as airreeable. But they had over thrown the the republican party and thrown out of office men who had come toTegardthe public treasury as their private snap, and for that reason they wen looked upon as intruders and as enemies of good government. Topeka people combinded to ostracize them, and during the two years they were in control of the affairs of the state it is not recorded that they were accorded social recognition by any republican family of position iu the city. They thus were forced to seek social diver sion among themselves. They en dured this slight uncomplainingly, but that they felt it keenly was manifested in a single sentence in Governor Lew ellma's uiessHwt- ia w i : lndee. the experir nee o' ! n" xriiittivi bus not b en d.ff r ' ir-m vltHt I might have beta bad uu been sent hi iu by some alien power to govern the state as a conquered province." K. C. Star. Last evening John Madden, of Em nnrio ami .ln Waters, the inimitable "Joe," were standing in the office of tha riiittnn wpl us n Press man en tered. Joe was talking in his charac teristically earnest; manner, ne uau evidently been discussing the govern ors message for he continued: A KEUARKADLE MESSAGE. "No sir, I'll tell vou, Lewelling and T ont at. rliffnifinf. trnllths. He's DO OU list and I'm republican Yet I want to ten you mat was a reuiamauie mes sage What he sa d about the federal judiciary being an oligarchy is abso lutely true. 1 endorse every word of it." SCORES MAJOR HUDSON. "I don't care if Governor Lewelling is a populist. II is message is a good documeut. It is sound aud will stand the test. I read that lot of trash in the Capital suggesting that the house return the message and refuse to print it at the expense of the state. 1 want to tell you that if I was a senator I would sit down on such work pretty hard. 1 would refuse to vote Major Hudson a solitary dollar for bis state printing. The whole burden of his song Is "Help the poor, down-trodden capita list, who ias been scared out of the state by the anarchistic, repudiating pops. Just give us gold-bugs another chance from Wall street and from England, and you can increase your mortgage indebtedness. In the mean time, we'll repeal all stav laws and re move every vestige of law that was en acted to help the poor man to keep bis home, and then the down trodden capitalist can force the lazy, lousy, an archic repudiating debtor who has bor rowed five hundred dollars on a three thousand-dollar farm to step down and out after his home has been sold for two hundred and fifty dollars at sheriff's sale, and the poor capitalist will be able to get even with the dirty, ronnitiatinor anurrhist bv securinir a judgment against him for the balance of the amount called for in the mort gage." Ye- Mnrrill's message, boiled down means just that. Of course, he had to touch a few othsr points in order to fool the people and make them think be meant something else. Kansas Agitator. Gov. Morrill, as proud of Kansas. Is more of a success so far, than Gov. elect Moreill ashamed of Kansas, and if he lives op to hafthesood things he talks about, Kansas will not regret having put him In the place of the corrupt-politician-ridden former occupant of the gubernatorial chair. His pres ent position on the police board ques tion, however, looks like a stumble in the first beat. Leavenworth Standard, (Dem.) The Message of Gov. Morrill is a very long one, and sugcests lecist.tion upon many matters of interest to the people. "-vGEgszgf t! ladies and gentlemen, practically any height world. Send lor catalogue. DENVER, COAST. ANGELES. PORTLAND. The governor takes a business Vitw of all questions, and while we may differ iruui him on some points, we heartily aree with him on oibara. lie gives some excellent reasons wuy we should have a new constitution. The re publicans have au excelleui opportun ity to do the state much gooii, but if the senatorial caucus is any evideuce of tueir intentions, we tear the result will be unsatisfactory. Newton Jour nal, (dem.) Governor Moi rill's first message is a remarkable production It severely scores the pops lor sinking to cure fell evils by legijluiion tlieu goes ou to Buy that legislation cannot cUatiye the forces of uatuie or If' a )nws of trade. He Ihiuiig it a very dangerous thing and shouid be invoked ouiy to remove Ob structions ami pieVelit abuses. His recomiUHudutious and his arguments ou this subject are strictly democratic and us imicu out ot line mli his own party practice us with the teaohiugs of popu lism, if the governor would follow his logic he would ta a democrat. Kuig uiuu Democrat. There is nothing jnauly or honest iu it. We must keep quiet about our seal condition iesL we uutv siure away con fidence or hurt the feeliugs of eastern iuvestors. It is a message written iu the interest of luu mouey lenders, for money lenders and by a usurer. Any p itiiotic Anieriuuu utizeu of Kansas can well be usiiuLU .-d oi u go voi nor who will write sucb. u mess tgd and inaugural address. Kausus (Joiuwouer, AN ELASTIC CURRENCY. The Kind of Elastic the Hunkers Use Is Mot Adapted for (ieaeral. Utility. "Ari elastic currency" is the latest addition to the stock of cant phrases by which the bank organs try to befog the popular mind. A year ago when silver was to be knocked on the head, these organs were cock-sure that there was no need of "inflating the cur rency." Now that they want to give us a flood of bank paper instead of coined silver, they discover that we need an "elastio currency." Silver coin would "inflate" the currency, bank paper (with no intrinsic value at all) will only make it 1 'elastic." What is the difference between "Inflation" and "elasticity?" Senator Jones, of Ne vada, has pointed out the delusive character of the "elastio currency" which the banks furnish. Between 1873 and 1879, when prices were fall ing, and when the stringency of the money market was as sharply defined as at any period in the history of this country; when the distress was almost universal; when the federal troops had to be called out to suppress hungry and starving workmen, the banks then showed how elastio their currency could be in the wrong direction. It was then diminished instead of being increased. Although everybody knew that the people wanted more money, because prices were falling, the banks withdrew currency at the very time when they ought to have Increased it N. Y. Recorder. While the coinage of gold and sil ver at the ratio of 10 to 1 may not be the most important issue, it is impera tively deujnnded by the people. A graduated land tax and a grad uated tax on incomes, with homes free from tax, would secure a limited own ership of land, which, coupled with an act annulling the right of corporations and aliens to hold lands, would facili tate the Interests of home-builders and check the tendency toward creating large estates, and making a nation of tenants, of serfs, in fact, with the same rights and privileges only pos sessed by the laborers of Europe. Chi cago Express. Iblckauw Got. Mostly. DEJtisojt, Tex., Jan. 23. Gov. Mosely, of the Chicasaw nation, died Monday at his home in Pontltoo county. Gov. Mosely was national Interpreter, dis trict judge and superintendent of edu cational matters for a number of years. Ile was one of the strongest men in the territory to oppose statehood. To Restore hair which haa become thin, and keep the scalp clean and healthy, use HAIR VIGOR It prevents the hair from falling out or turning gray. The best Dressing ! J. D. 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Notice Is hereby given, that letters testamen tary on the estate or B lward O ;Webster. de ceased, wore granted the nnueralgned.on the 6th d;tyof January 't9, by the probate court of Keno county. Ranaas. Now, ail persons haT lng claims against the said estato are hereby notified that 1 hey mnsr present th- same to the undersigned for allowance, within one year from date of aid letu-rs, or they may be pre cluded from any bonoflt or su-h estate; ai d that If each claims be not exhibited within three years after the date of said letter, they shall be forever barred. EdwakdS. Wibstm, Executor, oftheestatrfofhMwardi!. Webster deceael. HarriNOaa bao.. Attorneys. UMt. Notice of Flaal Scitleoaeat. First published In GAzrrrt Jan. 10, 1S35. State of Kansas, Connty of Reno, ss. In the Probate court of said cminly. In tha matter of Ihe estate of Hannah Hod son deceaard. Creditors and al' other persons. 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