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BARBECUES, P1CMCS, POLE BAIS. LMJS-FAMOUS QUESEMO GLEE CLUB. Hon. H. N. Gaines, People's Candidate for state Superintendent, and Oth er Orators will. Speak. People's rallies will be held at the places and dates given below. These meetings will be addressed by Hon. II. N. Gaines, the People's party candi date for Superintendent of Public In struction 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: 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. Meeting at Liberty Hall. Kinkade's Grove, 2 miles southeast of Portland, Tuesday, Sept. 20-Old fashioned barbecue. Geuda Springs, 8 p. m., same even ing. Oxford, Wednesday, September 21 Basket Picnic in Morrill's Grove; in door meeting in the evening. Argonia, Thursday, September 22. Basket Ticnic and evening meeting. Gi fiord's grove, Sumner township, Friday, September 23 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. OfJlER MEETINGS. The candidates on the People's ticket and perhaps other speakers will meet the people at the following times and places. Terth, 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. Seventy-Six, Seventy-Six Center, Friday, Sept. 30. Oxford township, Beuna Vista school house, Monday, Oct. 3. Avon, Avon Center, Tuesday.Oct. 4. Val Verde, Jenkins school house, Wednesday, Oct. 5. Green, Concord school house, Thurs day, Oct. 0. Jackson, Jackson Center school house, Friday, Oct. 7. 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 arc made aware of the meeting and urged to be present. All meetings at 8:30 p. m.unless otherwise noted. Appointments for County Candidates and Local Speakers. Hon. A. G. Forney, People's party nominee for state senator, Hon. G. E. Meeker, nominee for representative in 70th district, Lyman Naugle, nom inee for probate judge and others of the People's party candidates will meet and address the people at the following times and places: Palestine township. Earner's school house, Monday, Sept. 26. Harmon township, Redmond school house, Tuesday, Sept,. 27. London, Argyle school house, Wed nesday, Sept. 28. Sumner, Mystic Valley school house, Thursday, Sept. 29. Notice Gore Township. The central committeeman of the People's party of second Gore will ad dress the people at Antelope school house on Saturday night, September 23. 181)2. W. M. Taylor.. All of our farmers needing money 1f should call on Black & Murrell. They are loaning at the lowest rates and will charge you no commission. 35tf Peoples VOL. III. EDITORIHL NOTES. Stand up for principle. Stand up with the people. The "hayseeds" are still in it and don't you forget it. Get out of the road, plutocrats. Don't forget to read the People's party and Alliance pages on the in side of the Voice. They are "stun ners." We know of a man in distress. Who amount!) to near nothing, or less; He fumes and he fusses. He paws and he cusses, And pretends to edit the Monitor-Press. The free coinage Republicans at Denver, Colorado, were downed in their county convention last week by gold-bug hirelings. Colorado is now reasonably sure for Weaver. Ignatius Donnelly claims that the People's party will have a plurality in Minnesota of about 30, 000. Theclaim is based on reports from all parts of the state. The Clark county Clipper is nine years old and a bright, lusty youth it is. The Clipper is decidedly "in it" in more ways than one, and is doing good work for Weaver and reform. Jerry's majority will be several thousand more than it was two years ago. Over in the Third district the people are going to pile it up on Hum phrey. He will be absolutely lost in the shuffle. The people of Guelph, Walton, Jackson and Downs township are away up in enthusiasm for the Peo ple's party. Particularizing, however, may prove invidious. The whole county is up in arms. Jim Legate claims that Humphrey was elected by taking 15,200 of the votes cast for Robinson away from that candidate and adding them to Humphrey's column. People have suspicioned this. We hope Mr. Leg ate may furnish the proof. The Republicans of Colorado have made their state ticket, declared for free coinage and then eulogized Pres ident Harrison, "the worst enemy silver ever had in th White House." The Colorado Republicans will be beaten out of their boots as they richly deserve to be. "Don't it beat hell?" was the re mark of a prominent Republican as he beheld the Wichita-Simpson pa rade. The people may infer from this what they have got to beat. But they are equal to the emergency, and the gates of hell will not prevail against a righteous cause. The rank and file of what is left of the Republican party in this state is ! patches," but they were like the let really in sympathy with the People's ' ter that never came. We learn from movement, and only need a little the Kansas'City Times, however, that more education and enlightment to j the Repubi.can loss in that state is bring them over. Invite them to hear our speakers and read our pa pers.. You will be doing them a fa vor. L. W. Johnson, the auctioneer, has a just grievance with the Voice. Be fore the cyclone his advertisement read that he would cry sales amount ing to more than $500 for one per cent: under $500 for $5.00 In straightening out the cycloce the intelligent com positor made it read "under $500 Ave percent." He only lost two sales by it and we trust this correcton will not lose him anv more. It is surprising that the Republi can papers can see no good in a Re publican or Democrat after he joins the People's ranks. They claim that the good crops will cause former Re publicans to return to their old party, yet they go right on with their abuse and slander of those who were for merly good Republicans. Is it possi ble that they think such treatment will bring them back quicker than reason and common svnse? If they really do, and their course would in dicate as much, they are doomed to disappointment. The only attention Jerry Simpson pays to letters from his old soldier constituents in regard to their pen sion claims is to turn them over to a firm of pension attorneys. Mun It or Press. The writer of the above knew when he panned it that it was a barefaced falsehood, but such rot seems to suit him much better than reason and honesty. But he is probably uncon scious of the fact that he is doing the People's party more good than his own by publishing such lies. The vo ters of this district know fully as much about Jerry Simpson's work in congress as the forlorn editor of the Monitor. WELLINGTON, KANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10,1892. It would All the g. o. p. heart with joy if they could muster one such rally as was witnessed at Wichita Tuesday. Such enthusiasm comes from the hearts of the people. It cannot be bought, hired or forced with money, bands or bluster. Ear nestness, hope and desire is what brings genuine enthusiasm. We are the people. Stand up with us. There were thirty wagon loads of wheat, two of corn and ote of oats in the procession at Wichita Tuesday, all of which was hauled to the eleva tor, cashed and placed to the credit of the campaign committee. The mot toes on the wagons were very suggest ive. The farmer's wheat vs. the banker's coupons. Mr. Scott, the People's candidate for county attorney in Cowley county was in the city Monday and gave us a call. He sets at rest all the stories to the effect that the People's party will not carry that county. He says the result this year will be overwhelm ingly in favor of the People's party. Not a particle of doubt about it. Sumner county was represented at Wichita Tuesday by a crowd of about fifty people. Ex-Sheriff Tom Adams headed the procession on the Rock Is land from Wellington, but alleges that he did not know there was anything going on. He was not long in discov ering that there was something tran scendently great transpiring in the "Peerless Princess" after he got there. Being unable to induce the people to come out and hear their harangues the Republicans at Stafford induced a patent medicine man to allow a local speaker to address the crowd that had gathered to hear the negro min strels accompanying him. The Peo ple's Paper reports that the said local speaker disgusted the crowd and the medicine man apologized for allowing the imposition. The "stand-ups" are in a bad way this year. General Fields served under Major General Longstreet. Longstreet was appointed by General Grant as sur veyor of the port of New Orleans a high and responsible position. Of course it is wrong to expect people to support General Fields (?). He has not been converted to the Republican party yet. If he could be induced to go into the Republican . party he would be a true patriot. Verily, they strain at a gnat and swallow a camel. Today Vermont will testify its con tinued faith in Republican principles. There is- no better Republicanism than the Vermont brand. Watch the dispatches for the results of the election. Wichita Eagle. Well, we "watched for the dis- about 24 per cent. This is probably why the returns have not been re ported by the Republican Associated press. THE FIRST POLL. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 10. It will surprise the Republicans when the Populist leaders m;ike public their first poll of the state. It will place the majority for the fusion electoral ticket at 50.0000, and for the state ticket at from 35.000 to 40,000. In the increased vote for a presidential year the Republicans are conceded a gain of 5,000 over the vote of two years ago. and the Populists claim 8,000. It is impossible to get any kind of statement from the Republican cen tral committee. "It will take hard work, but we will carry the state," is as much as either Chairman Simpson or Secretary Brown will ever vouch safe. The schoolhouse meetings now be ing held throughout the county by the candidates are quite successful. Mr. Forney has so far devoted his time to the northern and western portion of the county, but will be billed for the southern part later on. Lyman Nau gle. in company with W. S. Pile, held successful meetings in Val Verde, Geuda Springs and Portland last week, but were rained out Saturday night at South Haven. South Haven is one of the liveliest towns in the county and would have turned out a good crowd, but for the rain. All hands report gains from Republican ranks in every precinct. Before the campaign is ended the prospect is that the country districts will be practically solid for the People' ticket and the towns will show considerable gains in that direction also. Verily, there is a wondrous awakening of the people Voice AS UFORTUATE RESEMBLANCE. Two Brothers who "Look Alike bnt do not See Alike."-"Don't It Beat II-L" Unfortunately for the "grand old Republican party" there is a close re semblance between the Senator For ney that now is and the one that is to be. The latter went to Wichita Tuesday and was familiarly approach ed by a Republican politician from an adjoining county, who said: "Hello, Forneyl Aren't you out of your district?" "Yes, a little," replied Forney, "but I thought I would come up here and see what these fellows are doing." "Well, don't It beat h-1! We're snowed under sure as fate," replied the politician. Mr. Forney blandly replied, "In deed it does look that way." 4 'CLAIM TOIR BAGGAGE." wnosK PUP IS THIS? J. J. Ingalls In a speech, January, 1(01. There is a deep seated conviction among the people, which I fully share, that the demonetization of sil ver in 1873 was one element of a great conspiracy to deliver the fiscal system of this country over to those by whom it has, In my opinion, finally been captured. K. C. Times, Democratic. Burrows, of Michigan, will speak In Humphrey's district September 16. Kansas is not particular about en couraging home industries in oratory this year. She adopts free trade un der the head of reciprocity. Her doors are wide open to Republican speakers from any quarter. Smith's case is desperate. "sew bbaska" is all bight.'' Denver News. Information from Western Nebras ka is to the effect that the Independ ents are carrying everything before them, and that all of the counties along the western border of the state will roll up immense majorities for Weaver for president and Van Wyck for governor. Nebraska is certain for the Populists. A REPUBLICAN VIEW. Senator Pettlgrew. "Any other Democrat, no matter how little known, would be stronger than Cleveland, just as any other Re publican, no matter how little known, would be stronger than Harrison." "With both of them in the field, I am of the opinion the third party will carry several states. If it does not carry South Dakota the vote will be very close." WILL TnEY DENOUNCE THIS MAS? Lyman Abbott. "So long as there are women, in the cities who are forced to buy their bread only by selling their womanhood, so long as there are men in the rich coal fields of Illinois, that must stand without, shivering at the door, with pick in hand and muscles ready for work, while wealth locks the coal field up againtt them and a shivering population; so long my hand and my heart are enlisted in any and every movement that gives fair promise for the emancipation of iwlustry." STRONGER THAN IX 1890. A special from Topeka to the Kan sas City Star lasC Thursday says: Col. A. A. Harris, of Fort Scott, one of the few Democratic leaders of the state, is in town today and in speaking of.the campaign said: "In my district the Democrats are feeling somewhat better over Moore's chances for election, but many of them are yet very sore. The Repub licans seems to be conducting the campaign with a view to reclaiming People's party men. The Democrats held the key to the situation and the work should be done among them. It is true in my own country, and so far as I can judge, it holds good throughout the state, that the Peo ple's party is as strong as it was two years ago." IT WAS A CAMPAIGN LIE. Medicine Lodpe Index. . When we know of the numbers, in cluding many Republicans, for whom Simpson has procured pensions in short order, the story in the Kansas City Journal about Jerry's refusal to look after the pensions for it, sounds very much like the ones told all over this district some time past, like the 70.oi)0 Jones' election story of Ala bama, like the Frick assassi nation story, like the Coffeyville boomerang, like the house stealing story on Judge McKay, like the Clover interviews, and like the Sedan lies, but the senses stagger at this camuign of eduwtion, and decency and space forbid. It is Ananias or Mulhattan that runs the K. C. Journal. THEY LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES. Cincinnati Herald Tne Republicans in Kansas have made the mistake in a critical time for them, of putting up the very, worst machine politicians for office With their cause championed by Lew Hanback, whom Ohio people remem bers was put in jail at Columbus last year for drunkenness: a J. R. Burton, a former keeper of a house of ill rep ute; a Gov. Humphrey, who got on a big drunk at Ienver; a Judge liotkin, that seventeen Republican senators voted guilty of drunkenness, theft, etc.; a Ireo. T. Anthony, whose own cousin says he is guilty of embezzle ment, it seems that the Populist of that state must have a walk-away, with their splendid set of cand.id.at.es, NO. 4. Jerry's Opponent. Editor Voice: Chester I. Long, who enjoys the distinction of being the man that is running for congress against Jerry SimpsoD, entertained the citizens of Hutchinson for an hour at the recent great Republican blowout, (fizzle, for not two hundred people outside the city were in at tendance) on September 1, and for the benefit of the Voice readers, we made a few notes that those who were de nied the privilege of hearing him can Judge what kind of a congressman he would make. The probable reason of his being such a despairing failure to people was the fact that he bent the greater part of his energies posing as an orator; but his posing was that of a school boy taking his first lesson In elocution. It is safe to say that he will be remembered, only as the man that ran for congress against Jerry Simpson. He started out by saying that he proposed to make this canvass on Jerry Simpson's record, and that If thepeopie endorsed that record, it was their duty to send Jerry back. He charged Jerry with "never having passed a bill." It seems that Chester considers Jerry, congress. He is a big part of it, but not quite big enough to pass a bill by himself. In a tirade against the sub-treasury bill, Long never once attempted to refute the scheme by argument, but tried to cast contumely on it by of fering some cheap wit, emlnating from the brain of a Texan, about gov ernment stables, pigpens, etc. But, Chester, before you ridicule the sub- treasury scheme too much, don't you think you had better have the sub- treasury law expunged from the stat ute books of Kansas? Weren't you, as a senator, derelict in your duty to the people in not having that mon strous, unreasonable, rediculous, un- constitutional law repealed? This is Republican consistency. You pass a sub-treasury law for Kansas, and then. shout "treason, unconstitutional, re diculous, absurd, wild scheme," when the people ask for a national sub- treasury. Has the Republican party a copyright on the sub-treasury scheme that you want no infringements? Either call your sub-treasury law of Kansas a foolish, rediculous, wild and unconstitutional piece of Repub lican legislation, or quit your howl ing against it. He tried to make it appear that Jerry and the old soldiers were at outs, because Jerry referred a letter of inquiry about pensions to a pension attorney, we Deiieve that was en tirely proper and the only old soldiers that are out with "our Jerry" are those that believe "the doctrine of forgiveness is the doctrine of trea son." See what Chester would have done, if he had been in Jerry's place. "If the people elect me to congress, I will let Blaine, Reed and others run na tional politics and all I will have to do will be to sit around and answer the letters of the old soldiers." It would be well for Mr. Long to re member that the people of the big Seventh do not elect a representative to "sit around," for we are not a race of sitters. We want a man to make himself heard and make a name that is familiar to every soul in this na tion and that Jerry Simpson has done. Farther, he sa3s, "I would hesitate a long time before making an issue be tween myself and the old soldier." Why? "Because there are eighteen to twenty thousand old soldiers in this district and each one has a vote." In his eagerness to catch the "soldier vote" he bids to "sit around and do nothing but answer the letters of the old soldiers," just as if there were no one else in this district. If the old soldiers want that kind of a represen tative, surely the rest of the voters do not. Evidently he will be "damn ed if he does and damned if he don't." Chester says, "In my judgment, he, Jerry, has injured the credit of the state." How? "When asked if it was not a fact that more mortgages were being released than recorded, he said there was 'with the aid of the sheriff.'" What would the moral, courageous C I. Long have done had he been in Jerry's place? "If I had been in congress and been asked that I would have" denied it? No, "kept still and not let the people know it." Now, mark you, he does not deny but Jerry told the truth, but. he would sell his honor as a man, as a congressman, by deceit, by keeping still and thus concealing the true state of affairs here in Kansas. He objected to the land loan bill introduced by Jerry, because it limits Uk amount of money which any Indi IT IS PAID FUR. Pertonn rrrrtring the PEOPLE'S VOICE trho hare not thrmmrlrea enbmeribrd, Hrrd feel no ttnrttnhir a'xmt taking It from the office. It haw bern mi hi for hy eume friend and at expiration of time trill be foxrp mad no bill trill follow. vidual oould obtain. He says, "I want a bill to loan money to myself and others and everyone." There it is. He would have a loan bill that would allow the wealthy to borrow all the money at two percent, and re loan it to the poor at a high rate of interest. If he did quit sitting around answering letters and engage in framing laws, it would only be to see that there was a loophole left for the capitalist. But to "sit around and pass a bill to loan money to myself" is tame com pared to this utterance: "I do not believe the government lias power to make money; and if it has it should not be allowed to exercise such pow er." Trunk or It, ye voters of the big Seventh, that this man who as pires to represent your Interests in congress- believes that the govern ment has not the power to make money and if it has should not be al lowed to use the power. These are his exact words, uttered at the open ing of the campaign, in the auditor ium, at Hutchinson, September 1, 1892. Now, In the name of humanity, If the government has not the right to make-money, who has? If the Indi vidual tries, it he Is pursued by the bloodhounds of the law and cast into prison, a felon. No one ever saw a dollar made by God, then, if God does not make dollars money, and indi viduals are not allowed to, stand up, Chester I. Long, and tell the poor ig norant people who has. You, Ches ter I. Long, and Geo. T. Anthony have repeated time and again that "the government has not the power to make money." I call on you, then, In the name of the people of Kansas, to stop your abuse and conceal your nirus long enough to tell who, or what does make our money. You howl and bray about money, but you cannot even tell the people what constitutes money. You say It is a measure of value. If that is the case, will you condescend to tell us poor deluded haysecders what measures the value in the money. The facts arc, Chester, you and Re publicans in general, have no more idea of what money is than you have of what constitutes tire or water. You know money when you see it, fire when you fed and water when you taste it, if you ever do but know not what constitutes cither. If, as you say, "the government should not be allowed to exercise the power to make money," then who should? Isn't il a fact, Chester, that you want to go to congress in order to have a hand in naming those favored ones who shall have this power? No doubt but that there would be big money in it, and you might get in as a partner. But. Mr. Long, the peo ple of this country are not yet ready to farm out to Long, Anthony & Co., their prerogative of making money. To sum it up, your case stands thus: "If the people elect me to congress' first, I will do nothing but sit around and answer the letters of the old sol diers. Second, I will quit doing nothing long enough to pass & bill to loan money to myself and others in unlimited quantities. Third, when asked for Information about the con dition of things in Kansas," I will keep still and say nothing. (Ought to haTe done that the other day.) Fourth, I will Introduce a bill provid ing government cow stables and pig pens. Fifth, whether right or wrong, I will hesitate a long time before making an issue betweeu myself and the old soldier, for each one has a vote: (this is the waj, old soldiers, he promises to buy your franchise) and I was not a soldier, nor neither was my father, for I was too young and he was too old." A bad case of discrep ancy, eh? "Sixth, I do not believe that the government should be allow ed to exercise the power of making money, therefore I will see that the government quits usurping the rights of individuals and delegate the power to Long, Anthony & Co." Now, ye voters of the big Seventh, this is the exact standing of Chester I. Long and what he has pledged himself to do if elected to congress. A more abject, crawling, cringing, cowardly tool of the money power does not exist than this same school boy orator, C. I. Long. Are you ready to sign away your last right by electing such a man to represent you? We believe that on the 8th day of November the good judgment of the people, expressed by their ballots, will say in overwhelm ing numbers. NO. R. E. Bray. THEY COME IX DROVES. Anthony Bulletin. Forty-tlve newspapers in the United States changing from the old parties to the People's party in one week, and eleven of them dailies, is a pretty good record, thank you. It "kinder'' shows which direction the cyclone is blowing, don't you think? Don't fail to post your neighbors on ,He school-house meetings.