4t ft tbe la- a KANSAS COLORED MEN. An Indepenilcnt OriCHnlxatlon EITected at Lawrence. LAWIIKXCE Kan.. June 1.—Tho convention convention of Kansas independent cxilored m^n met yesterday In the Joffersonian Hall promptly nt noon. William D. Kelly, ef Leavenworlh. called tbe meeting to order, und C. H. J. Taylor, of Kansas City, K4n., read the call. Tbe foUowinst counties were represented: Atchison, ii delci;ate.'i; Bourbon, Bourbon, 7; Johnson. 3; Jefferson, 3; Miami. 4; Chi'rokjc, 3; Labette, 7; Hedgwick, 0; Linn, 4; Lyon, tS; Usnen, 5; Leavenworth, 11; DouKlas, H; Graham, 3; Kruuklln, 4; KhftA- nee, II, WyanJotic la. In the afternoon u pormancnt organization organization was elticti'd as follows: I'urnianuut cliulrmun, Hon. C. H. J. Taylor; secretary, J. W. Jiickson, of Hlinwneo; sergoinl at 81 mt. Henry Wade, ( f Topeka. Tho pluiform attacked tho K»publican party and declared that tbe blind follokvInK of that party had proved disastrous lotho colored rnco. The resolutions commended male DrmocrBts f»r holding out tho "olive branch of poiico," and lhankci President Cleveland lor rccugnltiou In making appointments appointments and dwelt on other matters of iuteretl to tbo colored people of tho State. Tho 8tato Contra! Colored Committee was then appointed tvlth William D. Kelly as chairman, Dan Brooks, of Kbawnce, secretary, Goorgo A. Dudley, of Wyandotte, Wyandotte, treasurer.