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cent, by abrasion from the face talus, or about $1,925,000. I would, therefore, estimate the cost of reooinicj the subsidiary eilver in the ooun try, at a ratio of 1 to 20, as follows: New bullion J17,r23.785 1,038 by abrasion 1,925,000 Cost cf coinage (labor, materials, etc ) 2,500,000 Copper for alloy 15,636 Cost of transportation 1,155,000 Total $23,121,421 RECAPITULATION. Estimated cost of recoinlng silver dollars $ 80,74100 Estimated cost of coining subsidiary silver tU24,421 Total $112,866,321 Very respectfully, John G. Caklisl. Secretary. Hon. Daniel W. Voorhees, United States Senate. Now, the foregoing considerations show just what all this parity non sense in democratic and republican platforms and in Major MorrilFs speech really means; and if any per son is able to figure out in what way it will be of any benefit to anybody, except those who traffic in money, we will consider it a favor to receive the information. When it is remembered that at the present gold price of silver bullion the ratio would be nearer to 1 to 30 than 1 to 20, the beauties of this re publican proposition to change the ratio are very much increased. Verily, Kansas should be redeemed. MALTA DS RE-INCARNATED. A New York dispatch of June 13 announces an interview with Kev. Dr. John R. Paxton which the pluto cratic press deems of sufficient inter est and importance to spread before the people of this great and glorious "land of the free and home of the brave." From it we clip the follow ing: During the period of my illness I have been looking at this Coxeyism and the demooratio congress's doings and wonder ing how it all was going to end. What a state we are int Here are the rioh getting richer and the poor hating them harder every day. The spirit of turmoil is spread all over the land it is the same spirit that caused the Frenoh revolution, Two tramps twenty tramps 100 tramps, are not to be feared, but when all the tramps, all the hungry ones get out together, when they know their strength and effect sometime an organization what a terrible power that will be. It has not yet been demonstrated that a republio is an enduring fact or only a theory. I tell you there are too many people in the world too many mouths to feed. In Pittsburg there are three men for every plaoe, and it is so everywhere. 'What is the remedy, Dootor?" "War or pestilence, sir," said Dr. Paiton, flinging wide his arms. "Sweep 2 million of us off the face of the earth. That's China that's the only remedy. Why, we are all wrong in our civilized ideas of miroy and kindness. We nurse inourablea in hospitals and asylums; we nurse criminals in penitentiaries. The Lioedemonians used to exterminate them. It's a good way, too. The overproduction is something frightful." Here is a political economist of the Malthusian schoola reincar nation of the original possibly who, in this land of plenty, where our republican friends tell us there ia such an overpro duction of wheat and corn, and beef, and pork, that no profitable market can be found for it, declares that "there are too many people in the world too many mouths to feed." He declares that war or pestilence is 1he only remedy" for this condition that at least 2 million people of this nation riizi be zTtvzlcl tha fc:3 of the earth in order to make room for the rest How would this affect the overproduction of food and clothing! This surplus of people, the Doctor saya are idle people; they are not producers, and yet they are consumers to a limited extant at least; and still there is an overpro duction of food and clothing and of all the products of industry that the existing population cannot keep pace with. It seems never to have occurred to the fools who hold that the low price of commodities is owing to an overproduction of them, and to the ether fools who hold that the vast amount of idleness in the country is owing to an overproduction of peo ple, that their might be any possible way to bring those two overproduc-1 tions together so that the people might become consumers of the pro ducts of labor and in turn producers or other useful commodities that they might, in fact, be enabled to share both the burdens and the blessings of life. This is a proposi tion that is absolutely incomprehen sible to the partisans of capitalism and greed. To them there is no in telligible solution to the social and industrial problems which confront this generation. BOUGH ON THE "REDiXJHCRS." Ex-Governor St John ia in pos session of a copy of the Evening Press of Wellington, New Zealand, in which is published a letter from Topeka, signed by J. K. Hudson, of the Topeka Capital, James A. Trout man, republican candidate for lieu tenant governor, ex-Attorney General Bradford, Bernard Kelley, and a number of other "redeemers." The Ottawa Journal has obtained a copy of this letter and is mean enough to make its contents public In this letter the redeemers state that: "There is no state in tlie union that is more prosperous than Kansas to day." Speaking of the prohibitory law the letter says: "The law is effectu ally enforced" This letter is dated February 23, 1891 Of course it was not written for Kansas. When'.these "redeemers" talk to Kansas people they say Kan sas is gone to the dogs, and every part of the state is cursed with joints. It's all right, gentlemen, go ahead with the redemption business. DOES IT FAYT If all the losses and expenses grow ing out of the strikes and lock-outs that have taken place in this country as a result of the oppressions of organized greed could be summed up, together with the vast expendi tures for so-called charity for which there would be no necessity in a properly-constituted state of society, the sum would be sufficient to pay the best of wages in all industrial pursuits, employ every idle hand in the country, remove every cause of want, and establish universal pros perity, comfort and happiness every where throughout the land. The conditions prevailing in this country to-d:y ctd p'-id for tt a f z:xM ccct in cold cash, as well &a in human misery and socisl disorder. Does it payi Koitob Advocate. PIisjs answer the following questions: (1) What was the vote on the repeal of the Sherman law republican, democratio and People's party? (2) What is the amount due the govern m ant on the whisky in bond ? (3) What is the amount due from the Padflo railroad? (4) What ia the amount of national bank ouroney now issued? (5) Is there any law now on the statute books providing for the coinage of any silver? W. II. Toothaxis. Kansas City, Eas., June 18, 1804. (1) The vote for repeal in the house was, democrats 138, republi cans 101. Against repeal, democrats 80, republicans 17, Populists 11. The vote for repeal in the senate was, democrats 22, republicans 26. Against repeal, democrats 23, repub licans 11, Populists 3. In this vote, Senators Stewart and Jones who voted against repeal are counted as republicans. They had not declared themselves Populists when the vote was taken. Without them, the re publican vote in the senate against repeal was only 9. (2) We have no report of the amount of whisky in bond later than May 9, 1893. Inasmuch as new stock is added at least as fast aa the old is withdrawn, the amount at this time certainly can not be less thin at the date of that report. At that time the amount due the government was $122,G51,000. (3) The amount due from the Pa cific railroad last February was $137,227,000. It u constantly in creasing by the amount of accruing interest (4) The national bank currency in existence according to report of June 1 is $207,245,019. (5) There is no law now in exist ence providing for the coinage of silver. The Emporia Eepublican thinks that England should settle our auf j frage policy, as well as our financial policy. In its issue of Jane 16 is a long letter from Gladstone against extension of suffrage to women. When the people of Kansas reflect upon the results of the adoption of a British financial policy in this coun try, it is doubtful if they will look with favor upon further attempted interference in our affairs. It is quite likely that Kansas voters will act upon the presumption that they are perfectly competent to determine this question for themselves without asking Mr. Gladstone or any other British subject how it shall be dona In one thing no one who knows the crowd assembled in the recent repub lican convention will doubt its sin cerity. When any member of it says let's go out and irigate, he undoubt edly "means what he saya." YOU'RE NOT A SUBSCRIBER. Well, what of it? . That's no reason you should not read this paper and then give it to your neighbor. Soma one has paid for it or ebe it is sent to you u a cample. By reading it you msy catch csto ecsssthiaj you did not tHn c b!c:& - Bonds Hitft Be Issued. Tha f ollowiajj ia taken from the'.BuS'&lo Eipresa of June 8. Doesn't it isilsaii gnat financiering?! It was statod E2aai-cf3cially oa Wedso day thu no new tesua of beadj ii o:a- tamphied at pressat, and that noa3 will be made until tha gold reserve h cc" aiderably lower than it ia. Tb.3 ezp! nation given ts that the present out2.;r of gold does not indicate any loss cf con fidence, but elmply the natural trssd cl commerce It La puzzling to understand the irda . of reasoning which has led the treasury department to this concluaion. Probably it ran about like this: Bead hzzza re flect oa the party ia power. Cczr.S' quently, it will be batter to pcfitposa tls next one till after election, if pesaibb. These wise politicians do not appear to hive considered that a second panic for lack of a bond Issue would be far mora disastrous to their party than any ct :;j it might taxs to prevent one. Tha situation ia this: The UnlijJ States has 11,087,000,000 of ourraacy de pending oa 74 million dollars cf geld. There are 3 billion dollars of America nacuritles held la Europe. The 71 mil lion dollars cf gold, supported by aburi ant confidence, ma? be eufllclsat to c": tain all demands oa it to far aa thb country is concerned. But the ccaU dance of foreign investors must be main tained, too. Whether lack of oonfidfaca ia American finances, or hard tlmsa ia Europe, or the unprofltablentca c! American investments since democriifo tariff-tinkering began, ia the causa, tha fact is in evidencs that thece Amtrlcon Gocnrities which have been held abroad are ooming home for redemption. It would take but 2 per cent of them to wipe oat entirely the treasury gold bal ance. But before even 1 per cent. Li called in, the holders of the $1,087,000, 000 of American currency, which abo depends oa this 74 million dollars cf gold, must inevitably become alarmed and make a rush for cover. Thercsh would mean a crash of the whole Ameri can financial eyatem. The country would be left oa a silver baa Is, with gold at a premium of 200 per cent, as it no is ia Mexico. It will be too late to tea bonds than. Better do it now, whiU confidence is strong and the bon&i 02a be sold at a premium. Agricultural College Regenta. The following are resolutions of tha alumni of the agricultural college, adotio 1 at the annual soaaion. They are eilf-fii-punitory.) Realizing the necessity of having men who are well acquainted with the nest'j and objects of the institution in order beat to further and perpetuate its ca dency and economic eamca to tha peo ple of Kansas, the alumni of the Kazzi State Agricultural college in regular an nual leaaion resolves aa follows: First That we, as a body and as Indi- vidaala, will endeavor by every honor I able means to c; ure the appointment cf a fair representation of the alumni cf thii oollege as members of its ' board cf regents. Second That we will do all in ocr power to preventjthe converting ct any educational position of trust into a place of political reward, but that we will fight with unrelenting seal for tha men who are beat adapted to coll?j3 work, regardless of party faith, or afuii tion. Third That a copy of thesa Rela tions be printed la the Industrialist, cr any other paper of general circulati?-.; and that a marked copy be ecst to c-?:h of the varioua party candidates en tlj tUta tialt3. Q-v.) z,lzb t:z fra Advccat?, . '. . '