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; !'f. PEOPLE'S RALLIES. BARBECUES, P1CMCS, POLE KAIS-IMJS-FAMOUS 01' EXE 310 GLEE CUB. yon. II. X. Gaines, People's Candidate for State Superintendent, and Oth er Orator trill Speak. People's rallies will be held at the places and dates given below. These meetings will be addressed by 6ne of the People's part' state candidates, besides other good and interesting speakers. The famous Quenemo Glee Club will be present at each meeting and furnish the music. If you have not heard this glee club, it will be worth your time to go quite a distance to hear it. The meetings will be held as follows: Oxford, Tuesday, September 20- Basket Picnic in Morrill's Grove; in door meeting in the evening. Argonia, Monday, September 19. Basket Picnic and evening meeting. Gifford's grove, Sumner township, Saturday, September 17 Old fashion ed Barbecue. Conway Springs same evening, in door meeting. These meetings will all be well at tended and you will miss a treat if you fail to be present at one of the meetings, at least. The speeches will be instructive and will interest peo ple of all political shades. Tell your neighbor and get ready to attend yourself. By Order of Committee. OTHER MEETINGS. The candidates on the People'; ticket and perhaps other speakers will meet the people at the following times and places. Let the people turn out and get ac quainted and hear what is to be said. Don't forget the date and see that all your neighbors are made aware of the meeting and urged to be present. All meetings at 8 p. m. unless otherwise noted: South Haven, September 20. Also same date at Barnes school house, Creek township. Rome, Monday, Sept. 12. Perth, Tuesday, Sept. 13. Corbin, "Wednesday, Sept. 14. Logan school house, Caldwell town ship, Thursday, Sept. 15. Also same date at Malaby school house, Springdale township. Mulvane, Saturday, Sept. 17 Pole raising. Also meeting in the even ing. Cole's grove, four miles northwest of Wellington, Monday, September 19 Old time basket picnic. Wellington City, 8 p. m., same ev ening. Kinkade's Grove, 2i miles northeast of Portland, Tuesday, Sept. 20-Old fashioned barbecue. Geuda Springs, 8 p. m.. same even ing. Antelope school house, Gore town ship, Sept, 23. The Rmtkr is a new six column People's party paper just begun at South Haven by Will J. McKinley. It is a creditable local paper. Rev. Botkin, of this city, is fur nishing the Wichita Commoner a ser ies of articles that are "mighty Inter esting reading." They review the ed itorial career and expressions of the Eagle editor two years ago when he was not far removed from being a free trader. They show very clearly that dollars and party are much more im portant to Editor Murdock than prin ciple, Jionor and consistency. The Republican national conimit- tee has very kindly and confidentially offered to furnish us editorial "plate matter" free of charge if we will be so kind as to give it space In our col umns. They are generous Indeed and probably have an idea that they can give our readers more entertaining and wholesome reading than the "wild and wooly" editors of the west No, Mr. Quigg, the directory was right in classing the Voice as "inde pendent." We have only room for matter that is calculated to enlighten our readers and make them better citizens. They have been kept In the dark too long by misleading editorial prepared by the servants of Wall street. jl GOT) G S VOL. III. EDITORIAL NOTES. This is the year of Jims Jim Wea ver. Jim tielcls and Jim toroeti. They are all champions. A special from Leadvilleto the Den ver News states that not half the pre cincts of the county were represented at the Republican convention there a few days ago, and that it looked as if the Populists had usurped the earth. Colorado is all right. It is an encouraging sign that old party papers, which have been wont to ridicule and belittle the People's movement, now admit that the situa tion is becoming "serious" and are de vising ways and means to '"save the country' and '"stand up for Kansas." Co-operation has worked so admir ably in all cases where correctly man aged that it is simply astonishing it Is not more universally resorted to. Co operation will accomplish results which are simply unattainable by in dividuals. This being a fact fully demonstrated, why will farmers, la borers, mechanics and others struggle along single-handed, when others are combining for their own interests and protection? And if the rule applies to business, professions and callings, why not to the government? We are utterly opposed to trusts, syndicates and combines for the personal gain of the few, but a co-operation which will benefit the masses universally is the very remedy needed at the present time. It is written. "Thou shall not live for thyself alone, but thy neigh bor also." The great American tin-plate mill at Anderson, Ind., has been sold at sheriff's sale. This procedure devel oped the fact that the machinery was bought second-hand from Wales, that all the materials used were of foreign product, that three of the four men employed were Welshmen and that the man operating the concern owed about the full amount of the purchase price. It was simply a huge fraud to deceive voters and keep the people from rebelling against the protective fallacy awhile longer. The Kansas City Star brings the In formation that a reconciliation has been effected between Joe Hudson, of the Topeka Capital and Governor Humphrey. The dispatch states that "Humphrey agreed to support Hud son for state printer and Hudson will use his newspaper to help Humphrey for congress in the doubtful Third district." The Capital will now whitewash Humphrey and a union chorus will go up "stand up for Kan sas." The people are left entirely out of the calculation, but as Vander- bilt said "the people be d d." Gen. Weaver is making a stumDinsr tour through Texas. Mississir.nl. Ala bama, the Carolinas and Virginia. ! His t western tour was one i or the most notable, if mm. ular enthusiasm means anything, of recent years. In an interview when in Des Moines the other day, uen. w eaver said: "The Republican party is practically out of this fight so far as electing their national ticket Is concerned. This has become man ifest during the last thirty days." Republicans who want to beat Grover Cleveland had best fall into line with the People's party. The Wichita Eagle accuses the Populists of sending oit lies about the state and defaming her fair name, and then goes right on misrepresent ing facts in regard to our common wealth .itself. Notably among its falsehoods is a statement as to the amount of wheat raised this year, greatly overestimating the yield. This is calculated to force down the price of wheat to the detriment of the class it hates the farmers and place us in a false light before the world. But In their desperation it Is too much to expect that the Republican papers will even be reasonable or. de cent In this campaign. ' The Republican editors seem to have a strange impression that Kan sas belongs to them. Politically it has heretofore, but now they have no title whatever in fact. Kansas is an agricultural state as as such largely belongs to the farmers. The farmers largely compose the People's party and of course have a heavy interest in the state really and financially. Be ing composed of people who reallv Jiave a pride in and a claim on the state, they have foreclosed a political mortgage and will have a sale on Nov. 8, when they will take complete con trol of the state and continue the bus iness at the old stand in the interest of the whole people. WELLINGTON, KANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,1892. Weaver is the Jim Corbctt of the campaign. He will get there. It remained for a dirty dog, like Judge Scalawag Botkin, to take up an article written by Jerry Simpson on the general situation of the working people of the United States, referring directly to a condition that existed in the large cities, and turn and twist an extract from the same so as to ap ply it to the Seventh district of Kansas, and then every cur, from the Wichita Eagle down, taking the cue from this murderous villian, shouts approval and adds comment and ridi cule to the story. Verily, there are no issues they dare to discuss when they give such prominence to such fraudulent methods. Will reason able people sanction such gross diver sion? Ah, there, Mr. Sanders! They say you have been to Chicago. When we say they, we do not mean the paid agents of your party, the Republican organs. Perhaps you instructed them to keep mum. Perhaps you thought such an important trip could be kept from the people. But say, did you get any "boodle?" Are the dispens ers of soap really alarmed about Kan sas? Oh, it is so funny! And pray tell; who do you expect to buy this year? Is it possible that it requires boodle to keep your own hirelings from de serting the sinking ship? Well, well, we would sympathize with you, but we can't. This is the People's year They will vote for their own interest if it kills the g. o. p. dead as-a door nail. Goodby. DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES. The Democratic nominee for coun ty attorney, Mr. C. J. Garver, is a good lawyer and is acquainted with more people in Sumner county than almost any man that could be named His law practice has been growing steadily and his work Is always thor oughly done. Hispapers always come into court in nice shape and are a credit to his ability, accuracy and integrity. Mr. Whittinghill, the Re publican nominee, will And Mr. Gar vera competitor that will give him an awful lively race. Mr. A. II. Chap man, the candidate for representative in the north district, Is a railroad en gincer running west from Wellington. n. i. a n.,rt onA nfiiw, He is a well-read and Intelligent een tleman and holds liberal views on the economical questions now before the . i . , , , . iuh, wiiu iius recently Deen nere on a visit, is a strong People's party man. Bart Fletcher, who was re-nominated for commissioner in the third district, is well and favorably known to every body. To the Public. I desire to state In justice to Ly man Naugle, that he had nothing to do with the matter involving W. M. Massey 's certificate, farther than as follows: Reports having come to me that Mr. Massey's certificate was in valid, I wrote a letter to Mr. Massey concerning It, which he published last week in his paper. Meeting Mr. Naugle on the stairway, I shqwed It to him and asked him what he thought about it, and he says, "Why, if you are sure of your facts, I would send it." He also said that "since the matter had been mentioned, he believed he had fceard some such rumors himself." He thought no harm could come from revoking a certificate illegally issued, but offered no evidence except that he believed he had heard a rumor to that effect. lie took little interest in the matter. Mr. Durham, one of the examining board, had told me that if Mr. Massey had ever passed an examination for a first-grade cer tificate he could not .recall it, but after I wrote the letter, told me that he found his name on the book, and thought therefore he must have passed theexamination. I have tried to do my duty and inasmuch as a farther inves tigation led me to exonerate. Mr. Massey without a hearing, I did not think a "hearing" was essential. I had not expected to appear in print again and would not, only because I believe it due Mr. Naugle. There is an effort to make a mountain out of a molehill in this matter, and I am con tent to let the people judge of my in tegrity in this matter as well as any other I thank Mr. Massey for pub lishing the correspondence, as I think any person reading it will sec that my whole desire was to do the right thing. I was well pleased with Mr. Mas sey's work in the school room when I visited the Oxford schools and now say that he Is a competent teacher, and can assure him that he will al ways receive justice at my hands. J. W. McLaughlin. Calamity. I'm a straight ReDubllcan ot the old school ort And It makes me so mad I could rave and snort. To think that these howlers are getting to be Too numerous to mention from sea to sea- Calamity, Calamltee. They ought to be muzzled and tied with rone. For disturbing our slumbers and dispelling our hope. They should be suppresed nor allowed to see Such books as were written by Bellowmee Calamity, Calamltee. What right has a farmer to think for him self? And scheme to secure his part of the pelf? He should heed the teachings of such men ai U1V, And our saint and apostle, George Anthoue Calamity, Calamltee lied to follow the dIo They should be compelled to follow the plow. Liffa uTV V "u nincu And let us tell them the wa, and the how! cliff?' .who introduced A. G. Forney, They are Jit only for servants of low degree And greatly Inferior to you and me Calamity, Calamltee They must be suppressed and learned to ooey The dictates ot Wall street and Carnegay; And taught to pay tribute to the g. o. p.. The friend of the trust and monopolee Calamity, Calamltee. There Is Impending danger our leaders all y. For our grand old party on election day. Sowesblplnsome nigger, from Oklaho- mee, To prevent what Is surely and certain to be A Calamity, Calamltee. Tuesday the associated press sent out the news that Arkansas had gone Democratic by the usual majority. Wednesday there was another report that the majority would be 13,000. This morning the Wichita Eagle de votes Its space to a prize fight and not a word about the Arkansas or Ver mont elections. Perhaps when the truth is known it will be found that the two old parties have joined the Sullivan funeral procession in those states. "Stand Up for Kansas." Stand up for Kansas? You bet! We are proud of her! She's a daisy! ( Greatest state In the union! Populated by people of brains. Rich in soil, progressive in spirit, undaunted by fear, Imbued with Jus tice! " !! , V D f home8 3 land of Plenty! Stand up for Kansas? That's what we'll do! T. attempt to knock us uuwur oTry it on, youwhlmpering.cringing. cowardly servant of party, Of monopoly! Of plutocracy! Of sectionalism! Of goldbugism! Of partisanism! And of favoritism! Get out of the road, you opposer of Reform, Progress, . Social equality, And better government! Get out of the way, we warn you again, Or take your chances of being trampled under foot by the mighty hosts that are now on the march. The People's party! The friend of the poor! The protector of the weak! The guardian of the state! The champion of the rights, the privileges and the blessings of the masses. Stand up for Kansas? The leader of the great reform movement? The state that dares make partisan ism secondary to the Interest of the masses? The birthplace of a righteous polit ical revolution? The commonwealth which defies the autocrat! The plutocrat! The grasping monopolist! The unworthy public servant! The oppressor of the misses! Stand up for Kansas? You bet! She's ours! We are the people! Fall in! Keep step to the music! And-while we stand up for Kansas we will also stand up for Principle! Home! Neighbor! Justice! Honor! Freedom! Financial, Social and political re- Equal rights to privileges to Done! Will ydu go along? all and special If not, clear the track and the devil ale ta due ttae to cUta hi, NO. 3. A BIG .MEETING. The Jerry Simpson Meeting at Caldwell Friday. The announcement that Hon. Jerry Simpson would speak at Caldwell at tracted a large crowd to that place on Friday last. The faithful came from every direction and filled the town. At 10 o'clock there was a nrocession one mile long, headed by the Great estern Band of Caldwell townshin. Reaching Wicke's grove, one and one- half miles south of the citvon Bluff creek, the crowd pnp.nrprf in nienip festivities and made way with their basket dinners At 2 o'clock the assemblage was cn lion In nrrta. hi. rn.i ti . candidate lor state senator, whn made a pleasant little speech and then gave wav to Jerrv si ninein I " -rf w.vm, whom they were all anxious to hear Before he appeared the crowd arose and gave him three rousing cheers, which showed in what esteem he is held by hisconstltuents. Coming for wani he was heartily cheered again, and then proceeded with one of his characteristic talks which was ar by freqUent, hearty bursts if applause. He reviewed his work In congress and asked to be condemned or approved as his constituents felt he deserved. It Is unnecessary to state that he had the hearty sympathy of his hear ers, that they were pleasjd with his course and that they expected to re turn him to keep up the good work under way. Shortly after he began his speech the seats broke down, but the crowd stood and listened attentively for nearly two hours and would have stayed longer. Then the celebrated Quenemo Glee Club sang some very stirring Popu list songs, the band pkiyed a selection Dr. Walling made a short talk full of vigor and enthusiasm, then more singing, handshaking and the crowd dispersed. It is estimated that from 2500 to 3000 people were present and the en thusiasm and good cheer was genu ine and general. At night another meeting was held in the hall at Caldwell. The Glee Club, which was complimented and praised by all who heard the singing, again pleased the audience with sev eral appropriate selections. Following was an oration of merit by Miss Rena Walling, of Caldwell. She spoke on the live issues of the campaign and won the admiration and praise of her audience. Then Congressman Simpson gave a forcible talk on the tariff issue, which was comprehensive and effective. He was followed by several of the county candidates, more music and singing and a social hand-shaking, fraternal adieu. Both meetings were a grand suc cess. 0.1 THE W1G. General Weaver Confident of TIctory California Is Oars. St. Louis, Aug. 24 General James B. Weaver, the People's party presidential candidate, arrived here this morning from an extensive tour through several of the western and Pacific coast states and will leave to night for Arkansas, where he will make a number of speeches. The General says the prospects are very bright for the People's party through out the west, and gives it as his de liberate judgment from having vis ited and made careful observations in them that Colorado, Nevada, Califor nia, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming will go for the People's party nominee. He would not discuss the situation in other states, but expressed the opinion freely that the Republican party Is not in the fight. "In Colorado," said General Wea ver, "we will secure four out of every five votes; in Nevada we have the only electoral vote In the field; Cali fornia Is in the midst of a romnletp political landslide, which will be very disastrous to the old parties and fa vorable to us; Oregon is with us with a rush and Governor Pennoyer writes me that he is with us in this fight body and soul. All other silver states are on our side by large majorities Then we will secure Nehranta Van Las. Texas. Arkansas and a hr m.r. oaa, iciiu, alUUMS uu A Ul pui - tion of thaelectors in all the southern states. "This Is a campaign of education, continued the third party leader med - i- .m. l ... . itatively Tin. hi-Mir tm m fcJLewelling. And we think the same ,r ton that of m Tbe new w 1 ilizatioo demands a realignment of IT 15 PAID Fo. Vrrmim rrrrir'irj f.'ic I'EOI'I.E'.S VOICE irho hn r i.v li: i. r.'t im'nrrUx-tl. urnl frr no .1,11 .ia.'w ti V.i. M, ;, i offlf. H 'in l i 'l;-r hi -ii;r V.Vii, ami at .;, .ivif.;on '.'. ir.Vf hr .yt' i'jirrl, nin no lii'l trill f iHuir. the people under a vsw banner, under a banner biuring the glorious motto 'equal rights to ::!!. special I'rivileges to none:' "i'is a war of the people against the ivrj . ions: a war of the right ugain-t tlios, win have been and are in control of the nation al and state guveniments: a battle against the only things on earth ever born with a full set if tceth; and who have all the. infirmities of ava rice without the clinging virtues of conscience, and we are out this year for the purpose of downing them and Intend to do it. General Weaver appears to be in the best of spirits and health, and told the reporter that he intended to stir Arkansas upas it had not been stirred up since the war. He left for that state tonight. The Republicans have been kind enough to supply the needed ammu nition to fire the farmer's heart with his old-time Alliance pnthiwlntm Negro colonization has done the work. Sullivan Vanquished. In the tight at New Orleans yester day for the championship of the world, James Corbett defeated John L. Sullivan In the 21st round. The burly bruiser was not "In it" with the scientific gentleman Jim. He was se verely punished, while Corbett came out of the battle without a scratch. The betting was In Sullivan's favor, but nearly everybody seems to be glad that he has been knocked out. Prof. H. N. Gaines, the People' candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction is at the head of the Salina Normal school, which stands in the front rank of the edu cational institutions of Kansas. He is young, vigorous, scholarly, and elo quent. No man can hear him with out enjoying the speech, nor without learning a great deal. He speaks at a number of places In the county and in Wellington on the eveningofthc 19th Inst. We hmw mark the date and m:ilf nrnnitn. ments before hand to be present. The Voice has received aflnelith- oeraph of Generals Weaver and Field. embellished with implements of labor and the preamble and platform of the Omaha convention. The likenesses are very natural and lifelike, the best we have yet seen. Any one can pro cure a copy by addressing the Sentinel Publishing Co., 544 Ogden Ave., Chicago, and enclosing 25 cents. LAII TOUR BAGGAGE." WILL nEAR SOMETHING DROP. Wichita Eagle, (Rep.) "The Lord preserve us, but 'what with the McKinley bill, transporta tion abuses, option dealing in wind grain, interest burthens, dividends on watered stocks, and hvnocrit.ic.al nr- hibitlon, It the Republican party m Kansas don't hear something drop next November, then twenty-seven ted us for the insane asylum." ORGANIZED CRIME. John J. Ingall.4. A social system which offers to ten der, virtuous and dependent woman the alternative between prostitution and Suicide as an pscane t mm hetrirarv is organized crime, for which some day unrelenting Justice will demand atonement and explanation. "tite fault is OURS." Geo. T. Anthony. "I will sav to mv Tiennhllcan hrpfh. ren and Democratic friends, the fault is ours, for we have ALLOWED these fellows to collect and read the Bel lamy books and such trash, and pour It into listening ears behind closed doors." THE TRUTH. Senator II. M.Teller. "President Harrison is th wort. enemy silver ever had in the White jiouse. TIIESE A EE OURS. Advocate. The Detroit Evening Newt, the St. Louis Chronide. the Cincinnati Pout. the Omaha Evening Public, the Den ver JSew$ and the Cleveland Prm, six dailf papers, with a combined circu lation of 220,000, all favor the People's party. SEE AND ADMIT IT. Walter Q. Creonani. Thoughtful men see and admit that our country is becoming less and less democratic and more and more pluto cratic. The ambition and self-love of some men is so great that they are Incapable of loving their country. our style or MAX. Liberator, FayetteTllle, Ark. Gen. Weaver has a record for mor ality; he does not use tobacco in any form, has never been known to use an r.lth and novnr Irinl-j Qnvthincr Intnr. heating. Truly ,he is safe man to carry the Peoples party banner to vic tory. WHERE T1IET ARE AT? Topeka Democrat. 1 iv jjuuwiau uiaac a gnat nlood(X) bo"t1 a few Democrats, who, thus sir nrlll nrt mta fnr TnrolllnfT VVir PTPrv TVmnrrat in Rhawnpp conn- tvtrhAwill vrtta fn. timlth ma will Und flve Republicans who will vote for I Iwpllini7. And wpthinlr thp. samp niV?s Tnml mSSai state.