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L BOLSHEVIKI TAKE MORE STRONGHOLDS
I MINSK TAKEN BK
I RUSSIAN TROOPS,
I VILNA TOTTERS
S,
American Relief Association
; and Red Cross Quits
Menaced Cities.
ALLIES MAKE PROPOSAL
TO POLISH GOVERNMENT
M -4 Powers Desire Armistice Be-
V tween Belligerents; Border
to Be Mentioned.
4 LONDON, July R la '"-
orci i!i authoritative quarters In
M I spa that Premier Llojd Gcorg
If lias received from
,j George Tchltchcriii Bolshevik
commissary fr "' :ffh8,
accepting the propo nls ol the
allies for an armistice between
Poland and Russia, according to
a Spa dispatch to Exchange
Telegraph.
LONDON. July 13 Minsk has been
captured by Russian Bolshevik forces,
jH according to an official statement ie-
eclved here from. Moscow, which says
BH tho soviet troops occupied the town
R&K on the morning of July 11
mfll The communique also announces
HHS ' the capture of the town of Svcnts.any.
mk 5,6 mlles BOUth of DvlnBk und 50 mUes
northeast of U
, j The statement continues:
-In the direction of Uschltso w
A captured a section of the rail ' rr"tn
,1 Qukhevltch station to Bobrt
Hon In the ttovno region '
m pursuing the enemy, o copied Olyka
SflsH village In the .:ir. ctlOn of Tumopol
wo occupied the station of Charay
gUK Ustroff (50 miles east of Tarnopoi)
SHcjSRc capturing an armored train'
HHS Minsk Is the capital of the Russian
jVRa government mate of the same
hHB and Is situated on a branch of the
aBttBjj Bereslna river appio.xini.itei .: miles
ffWWB northeast of Warsaw. For some time
BhB the Russian soviet forces have been
aRfisggl converging on Minsk from the north
and south and the position f the
Wm city has seemed to be serious. Tho
vj fall Qt Minsk would : to Indlcau
J that Vllna, about li" n
"SsS northwest, is in Immediate- danger of
ISKsSlr capture by tho feolsheviki
AMI EUOAN6 LE WE
IwHffi WARSAW July 12. (Uy The As-
Wsfc-jfrl ' social- i Press) The Am i relief
IffijVK association and the American rted
lJrrff5jl Cross have completed evacuation oi
nl Vllna In the nortu and of Lemberg on
HH the southern front. At last accounts
B tho Bolshevlkl were forty kilometers
I from Vllna Extensive preparations
I havo been made lor that City's de-
Cense. Lemberg la not yet In danger
Tho Bolshevlkl hae occupied Fon
latyose and Vlasyn and are approach
ing Bfolodetchna They arc pressing
the attack despite enormous Iosj, the
statement says.
While the evacuation of Warsaw La
being considered by foreigners snoulu
it be menaced by me Bolshevlkl, con
fidence is expressed In American
circles that the bolshevlkl will never
pas the line of ethnographical Po
land as the peasants are reported to
be organising to Join the army.
PROPOS Jj t ONFIRMED.
LONDON. July 12. Further offic ial
confirmation was given today that ti.e
allies had made propOSSla to the Kus
sian soviet governmonl for an imme
diate armistice on equitable terms im
tween Poland and Russia It wus given
In the house of commons by Andrew
Bonar Law, government spokesman
He alo declared that the soviet gov
ernment had accepted Great Britain's
terms for a resumption of trade.
When asked to state the terms of
the agreement Mr. Bonar Uw de
clined to say more than that tie
message to Moscow dealing with the
Polish armistice dealt aHo With trade.
The question was raised whether
the allies had threatened to d fcild
Poland If the BOViet declined an arinis
tice. Mr. Bonar Law would not niw
details, but he said that the British
negotiations did not luvolve i i na
tion of tho soviet.
POLES DISSATISFIED.
SPA. July 12. The Polish delega
tion at the conference here Is under
stood to bo very much dissatisfied With
the terms of tho allied note to Ihe
Russian soviet government proposing
an armistice between tho Bolshevik
and Polish armies They fcl. how
ever, they will be obliged to '.ecept.
Dispatches have announced the
sending of a proposal by the allies to
Moscow lor an armistice, with Poland
on condition that the Poles retire lth
ln the natural Polish frontier.
WASHINGTON, J ub 12. Doubt is
entertained In some official quarters
In close tOUl ii with the situation on
the Polish-Bolshevik lront aa to the
ultimate ability of the Poles lo hold
as an armistice line, the tentative
boundary of Poland fixed ny the su
preme council. Poland, in advancing
).. . troops beyond th's iir , offered us
Justification, the absence of strategic
defenses on tho border determined lor
tho Polish tdate by the allies.
Promise of substantial French and
British support lo Poland, eondltb ncd
on withdrawal of her army o the
armistice line, in discounted in i hi
same quarter by reason nf what I
bald to be the ability of the allies lo
give to Poland munitions an I i ,i.
j
Ilevel of prices j
I PAID TO FARMERS
DROPS BUT LITTLE!
WASHINGTON, July 13.
"The level of prices" paid
farmers for principal crops de-1
creased about 1.7 per cent dur-1
ipj June, said a i sport issued1
today by the department of
"iricu'ture. On June 1, how-1
lever, the repoil added, the in
dex finger of prices paid farm-
ers was otill more than 20 per :
I cent higher :ha'i n year r.go. 37 j
per cent higher than two year--ago,
and 1U2.1 per cent hJghei
than the ten yeai average.
MEE SAILORS
SENTTOASSIST
PEKlNCpiNES
Will Augment Guard of Amer
ican Legation During Threat-
ened Hostilities-
WASHINGTON. July 13. A detach
ment of loO American sailors has been
ordered lo Peking to augment tho Am
erlcan legation guard of 2"0 marines
ar a precaution against tlireatened
l evolutionary hostilities ihcf Admi
ral Gleavfs, cbmms)ndpr-inrchlef of
the Asiatic fleet, also reported ho v.'nr.
proceeding to Peking to confer with
th American minister there
The cruiser Huron, Admiral Gleaves'
flaMlilp. and three destroyers, are
now :il Taku. about 100 mlles from
the capital Th- bluejackets arc be
ing sent to Peking unarmed, but It Is
understood there will be availabh
arms for them there.
PAIR CARRIED LARGE SUM
WHEN KILLED BY REDS
tyEW YORK, July 13. Dr. Israel
Priedlander and Dr. Dernard Cantor
of New York, Jewish relief workers
who were killed by bandits In the Uk
raine on July 7. are believed to have
had about 1400,000 In American
monej UpOh them 'vhen they were at
tacked, Felix Warburg, chairman of
the joint distribution committee, said
here The only means of g- tting funds
to war sufferers in the section to
which Ihe two men were working. Mr.
Warburg explained, is by carrying it
i In person.
Mr Warburg announced the receipt
today Of a cablegram from the War
saw branch of the comi. itlee conflrm-
ling the Associated Press report of the
murder of Dr. Frledlander and Dr.
Cantor
WOMAN IN SALT LAKE
SAVED FROM BIGAMIST
NORTH PIjATTJB, Neb , July 13. '
Merle i: Ipskeep, local automobile'
salesman has pleaded guilty In district
court to having a wife in North Platte
and one In Monroe, Mich . anil to
having had his plans to wed a Salt
.Lake City woman frustrated by being
arrested at the latter place, lait week
on B charge of bigamy
Inskeep also admitted outride of
court that he had proposed to a young
Woman of Cheyenne, Wyo.. and grimed
his acccptanco after his marriage to
Wife No who-was formerly Miss
Pern Wilson of this place.
Inskeep was taken to the Nebraska
penitentiary last night to serve a sen-'
tence of from one to seven years.
GRASSHOPPERS SWARM
OVER STREETS OF CITY
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. .July 13
Grass hoppera which have been de-'
restating farm crops in this dlatrlcr, I
invaded Traverse City yestordav.
Thousands of the insocts swarmea
through the streets, both in the resi
dential and business sections. Dam-
age to crops has been estimated at
1, 000, 000. j
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DALRYMPLE DECLARES
BREWERIES STILL BREW
CHICAGO, July 13. Major A. V.I
DSlrympIe, prohibition commissioner
for the central States, who returned
from Washington where he attended
meeting of supervising agents, an
nounced he would lnst.tute proceed
ings to close as public nuisances all'
Baloona and breweries where liquor!
law violations occurred.
"Thousands cf gallons of beer are
sold dally by the breweries In defiance I
of the law," lie wiL '
(TEN THOUSAND
JEWS HOLD HUGE
DEMONSTRATION
I Thank Allied and Associate
! Powers For Services Ren
dered to Jewish Nation.
PALESTINE WILL BE
REBUILT, THEY ASSERT
Support of Entire British Labor
Party Piedged By Member
of Parliament.
LONDON. July 12. (By the Asso
ciated Press I Ten thousand Jews in
a decionsti allon in Albert Hall on the
occasion of Great Bi Itain'S acceptance
of ;ne mandate tor Palestine, tonight
unanimously adopted resolutions ex
I presslye of appreciation of "the IlluB
; trlous services rendered the Jewish
nation by the statesmen and peo
I pies of the allied and associated pow
ers, particularly Great Hrltuln."
The resolutions pledged the Jewa "to
spare no effort or sactltlce for ihe re
building of Palestine as a Jewish na
tional home, in collaboration with the
Inhabitants of the country."
Arthur J. Balfour, lord president of
th council; the Lord .Marquis of
Crewe, Dr. Chalm Weizmann, head oi
the Jewish ad in inisti atlve commiHston,
and Jewish leaders representing 2b
nations, who are holding a Zionist
conference here, addressed .the meet
ing. UPPEAL FOR SUPPORT.
The J us appealed tor support of
ih- hUh comi'i isslonei' In Palestine.
Sir 11 i ben Samuel, and the Jewish
, leaders there.
Mr Labour, who was accorded an
ovution lusting several minutes, Sam
i be hoped the iriibn in Palestine would
remember that Great Britain freid
them and make no trouble. He said
he anticipated the greatest difficulty
SOUld be i in lnubllit of the, Jews lo
! wor,; together and obey their leaders
Max Nordau, replying to Mr. Bal
four, aaserted that the Jews, as well
OS the English, were politicians end
thai the British statesmen would be
j assured that "we want to be Great
Britain's sentry on the Asia frontier,
and if you will permit us to grow
Strong as We desire we will watcn the
Sue, canal lor you and be a useful ally
li iieces.-var ."
Dr. Weizmann. referring to (he Pal
estine Arabs, turned to Mr. Balfour
anil said :
SrRENGTH M PRIDE.
"The Arab and the Jew will collabo
rate there on one condition only, thai
the Arabs respect the right of the Jews
ti Palestine. This done we will prove
a source of strength and pride to the
ma ndatory pow sr.'
When Josiah C. Wedgwood, labor
member of parliament, pledged the
support of "the entire labor party of
Cleat Britain to the J w not only to
build a Jewish state but to promote
kntei nationalism and bring nearer the
brotherhood of man." Baron Roths
child, who presided, was uuablu to re
strain the audience, which rose, cheer
ed, waved flags and Sang. Tho dem-
o net ration ended with the singing of
Hativka, the Jewish song of hope, to
tne air of "God Sac the King. "
Wo wl lu ( LINE.
Tho American delegutes to the Zion
ist conference, who toduy secured the
chairmanship of all the Important
committees demanded that all the of
ficers of the conference i ealgn "so
that the movement may be organized
lo meet the new constitution."
II Is explained thai the move WSS
rot Intended as a criticism, but thai
It was considered necessary to carry
out the new program.
The Amerll an women delegates de
clined to Join the proposed Interna
tional women's organization, saying
they desired to remain an integral part
ot Zionist America, 'where they are
accorded equal rights "
SENATOR REED WILL QUIZ
SENATORIAL CANDIDATES
KANSAS CITY, July 13 Senator J.
A. Keed has made public questions
which he Intends to propound to all
Republican and Democratic candidates
foi senator from Missouri relative lo
their stand on tho league of nations.
The six questions follow the line of
objections Senator Bead has made to
the league of nations In s statement
he offers to debato the question of
Whether the league covenant Impairs
American rights as ho has charged.
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DELEGATE STARTS HOME
WITH BODY OF DAUGHTER
rOSEMITE, Cal , July 13. Sedg
wlck Klstlor, or Lockhuven, Pa., who
was s delegate to tho Democratic na
tional convention at San Francisco,
and Mrs. Klutlor, are en route home
today with the body of their daugh-
tei Gertrude who was drowned here
lust Wednesday in tho Merced river,
The body was found ufter a fiv e-days' j
search.
ij8,000,000 BOTTLES
OF EXTRA DRY TO
I BE AUCTIONED OFF
j PARIS, July 13 Eight mil
lion bottles of chpmpag-ne will
be amongr the lists of commodi
ties to be placed on sale July,
28, when the r.eqdostered prop-
.?rty of Baron Walter de Mumm
will be auctioned off at his es-
1 , tate near 'Iheims. Iris prop
erty was seized in 1915 subse
quent to the Laron s resumption j
of German citizenship when
the war began, Mumm was one
of the world's most famous
wine makers
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COURT REFUSES i
PLEA TO BLOCK
iirs VOTE
Disclaims Authority to Pass
on Validity of PjQgjsed
Federal Amendment
WASHINGTON. July 13. Justice
! Ilailey. In the District of Columbia
supreme court, today dismissed pro
; ceedlngs brought by Charles Kalr-
childs. of New fork, president
j the American Constitutional league.
to prevc.it the promulgation of the
: ratification of the suffrage amend
ment and to test the alldlty of the
equal suffrage law.
The court held that It was without
authority to inquire Into the action of
the state legislatures in ratifflng the
; suffrage amendment and that U ha 1
. no nuthoritf to pass upon the validity
of such an amendment; Sir. Palr
chllds Indicated he would uppeal to
the supreme court of the L'nltcd
States.
PROCLAMATION NOT IMMIMM
The court's action followed a peti
tion by Balnbrldaje Coifey, secretary
of state, and A. Mitchell Palmer, at-
1 torney -general i to dismiss the pro
ceedings. Edward Wheeler of New York,
argued for the plaintiff and Sollcltor
' General Frlerson and Assistant t'nlteo
Slates Attorney Arc her appear 1 for
; the government officials.
Government counsel pointed out
; that the necessary number i' states
, have not notified the Secretary oi
, state of the ratification of the suffrage
'amendment and that therefore no
proclamation Is Imminent. ,
WORK ON M n i SSKE
NASHVILLE. Tenn . Ju.y 13. Ro
I tqsal of Governor Clements Of Ver
, mom to call a special session of the
legislature to act on the federal wo
man sullrage amendment caused sup
. porters of the proposal to redouble
their efforts to obtain favorable ac
, tlon by the Tennessee general asscm-
! iy-
Although Governor Roberts has an
nounced ho would convene the legisla
' ture on August 9, he hers not yet
issued u form 1 1 call for the session.
He has explained that he was wait
ing for niember.-i of the assembly to
notify htm of . additional legislation
; they wished Included In tin Call,
which must be Issued at least twenty
I days be'nro th dale of mbllng.
The house is generally considered
to be for ratification of the suffrage
amendment by a safe margin, while
I the senate Is regarded as close The
statt suffrage law enacted in 1919,
1 passed the house by a majority of
i twenty and the senate by a one vote
margin
Several members of the senate have
! since resigned while some who op
posed the state rights bill now are
said to favor ratification of the fed
eral amendment and several others,
who voted for the state bill, nre re
ported to be hostile to federal en
franchisement of women.
n ACTION FROM FLORIDA.
PENSACOLA. Fla.. July 12. Gov
ernor Gaits has refused to call a
special session of the Florida leflsla
I ture to act on woman suffrago local
suffrage leaders announced tonioht.
They said the governor contended
such action would be useless.
Tho suifraglsts announced receipt
of a telegram from the governor
which, they said, read as follows.
1 tried lo get this through tho
last session The s.mu -mbcrs con-
jlilutc the legislature now and an ox-
tfa session would be useless."
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ILLINOIS' OLDEST WOMAN
CALLED AT 108 YEARS
BPRINOFIBLD, III. July 13. Mrs
Antoinette Smith believed to he the
oldest woman In the st did .it her
home, in Springfield c--t.-rd.i at the
age of 1 OS ears. She is the mother
of four children, (ho youngest of
whom Is over 65 years old.
NOMINEE 10
PRESIDENT WILL
MEET SUNDAY
Franklin D. Roosevelt. Candi
date For Vice-President,
Also to Confer.
PLANS FOR CAMPAIGN
TO BE TOPIC, BELIEF
Candidate Declines to Discuss
Just What Matters Will
Be Considered.
W ASHINGTON. July 13. Governor
James M Cox and Franklin D. Roose
mH. the Democratic candidates for
president and vice president, will con
'. i With President Wilson Sunday at
the White House. Arrangements for
the conference were made over the
long distance telephon loday by o:
rectlon of the president.
COLUMBUS, O., July 13. Gover
nor James M. Cox. the Democratic
presidential nominee, announced to
day that he will hold a conference
With President Wilson at the White
llous. at 10:30 o'clock next Sundav
morning. The announcement was
made following a telephone conversa
tion between Governor Cox and Secre-
ttiwrtrumilKjr- v - - -
rians for the campaign are expect
ed to be discussed at the conference,
which will hr the first meeting be-
1 tween President Wilson r. nd Governor
Cnx since the litter's nomination by
the San Francisco convention. II
would not discuss what mutter he
expected to consider with the presl-
i dent.
President Wilson, it was said, toov
the Initiative In arranging for an earlv
meeting with Governor Cox and Mr
Rooscvi It and early today directed
Secretar) Tumulty to talk with ih
governor on the telephone and fine
what day would best suit, his ton-
venlerice. it has been common Know
ledge that Governor Cox would liatl
the president, but Democratic leaden
had not expected It to be before Aug
ust. Reports that the president and th
nominee were apart on tho league ol
nations' question was said b p ir'
1 leaders to have influenced thr pr-si
dent n arranging for speedy uieol
Ing. It was said today that the presi
dent had kept in clos- touch vlt
early campaign developments nd waj
anxious to do his part."
Some administration leaders intl-
I mated that he would throw his fteight
Into the fight and might niak a state,
ment from time to time n he otm i
hand White House officials deciore th
pr sldcnt s couiTHe would be determine!
largely by the advice f ihs natlona
committee
Senator Hardinc; Has
Day ol Conferences.
MARIuN. '. Jul 12 Senatoi
Harding today conferred with Repub
lican anil Progressive leaders and ag
ricultural experts with whom he dls
1 cussed labor, transportation, economic
and social problems. lie alno replied
to the announcement of Governor Con
I n.n.n.K.ll ..nmliw... tkie If .
I'll, a " real dirt farmer" would be ap
pointed secretary of agriculture.
The senator said if the Republican
polii les of "practb il usefulness'' un
der which that ib-paiiment vvas creat
ed, had been carried forward by the
present administration "half our
problems of high cost of living would
have been solved In advance."
The principle conference vvas with
Raymond Robins of Chicago, and W,
F, Brown of Toledo, 'duo. prominent
as progressives in the 1911 campaign,
with whom he discussed labor and
eeoiiomlc problems especially Later
Mr. Robins announced that the con
ference had been "very satisfactory"
matters Involving the part the pro
greHslves would take lie said, were slso
dis ussed.
On the fundamentals surrounding
the general economic situation, Mr.
Robins nald he and the senator were
I In "substantial agreement."
IT FOR SPEECH
i Mr. Robins said he had communi
cated with several labor leaders to
learn their views on the Republican
ticket but most of them wished to read
;tho senator's speech of acceptance be-i-..t.
committing themselves although
some had already done so Ho an
nounced, however, ho would support
the senator.
While l his was understood lo have
been the first extended conference at
which tho senator had discussed the
labor situation at length, It was un
derstood tonight other similar confer
ences might bo xpected. Senator
Harding is understood to be In close
touch with labor leaders recognized
as being of ihe more conservative
Stripe and he is expected to seek their
views before discussing the labor prob
lem hi his Hp h
Senator Harding, when told Gov
ernor Clement of Vermont; had de
clined to call a special session of the
legislature to consider woman suffrage
(Continued ou l'go Two.)
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DUDLEY FIELD MALONE,
whose -iramctic appeal for
! j unity is said to have played a i
; ijreat part i stemming the tide j !
igain3t tht radical element and
paving the way for the amal- j !
gamatioa of factions to form a'
new party.
RAQSCAL PRAYEH
iVIAKES BIG STiR
III CONVENTION
i Preacher Says G. 0. P. Takes
Orders, Not From Jesus. But
Wall Street.
CHICAGO. July 13. Roy. George
JO. Richmond, of St. Loul3, opened the
, Porty-Elgnters' convention with a
. 1 prayer that was received with cheers.
"We are not concerned about
Heaven and Hell." he said. It Is this
. world In Which we ure Interested. As
Jesus tailed, so do we.
The prayer charged that Republican
I candidates "take prdsrs not from
. JeSUS but from Wall street." It
M Charged that the Democratic part)
I I "baa sold out mose ioio'.h which face
i moral ryln and spiritual desolation,"
, and continued: "We are corrupt,
maun, lovv-v isioned and yelfish. 1-or-glVS
us, . Qod, and in the great revo-
; mtlon now coining save us Irom na-
! uonul dissolution. '
i Lr. Richmond specifically v-.wv,
' thanks for revolution in Russia, for
!"tne new spim ol self-assertlveness
'among negroes ..inl li: Ireland. He
1 isked for tne destruction "of falmer-
bin, Peiiroseism and all other kinds
I of pagan bun. " Ho also blessed Eu
gene 1 ebs in his iiilson ceil." This
.j rersrenoe was cheered,
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HAS A RIGHT 10 LOAF,
ViCt rrtESiUdiMi 6AYS
SAN DIEQO, Cal., July Ik. Vice
President Thomas li. Ainrsnall, who is
at Cotonado tor .1 si.iv which he gays
may last three weeks, made U ilain
that he Intended to have a good re.-a
"According to the constitution of the
I nlted Stales," he said, ' my dolus as
vice president are, lirst, to preside
over congress when it Is in session;
second, to loaf the rest of the time,
and I fully intend to exercise my pre
rogative with respect to the second
duty until next December1
SEC. MEREDITH ADDRESSES
TWIN FALLS FARMERS
TWIN FALLS. Idaho, July 13-
Becretarj Meredith of the department
I of agriculture, addressed a meeting of
I farmers and citizens here In w hich he
reviewed the effect of Ihe cut In ap
propriations for the agricultural de
partment. Ills speech covered much
of the ground considered In his state
ment following the action of the con
gress In Its closing days. He was greet
ed by a large crowd.
' FEDERAL ATTORNEY WILL
MEET JACK JOHNSON
LOS ANGELES, Cab. July 13. J.
Robert O'Connor, l'nltcd States dis
trict attorney, announced toduy he and
Thomas Green will go to Tijuana,
Lower California. to Investigate re-
porled plans of Jack Johnson, former
heavyweight Champion pugilist, lo sur
render himself to L ulled States au-j
ihoritlea.
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COMMITTEE OF 48
VOTES 10
LAG OR PARTY
Non-Partisans and Single Tax
ers Also March into Con
vention Hall.
NATIONAL TICKET
ONLY PROVIDED FOR
Platform Favors Co-operative
Stores; Democratic Manage
ment of Railroad Lines. 1
CHICAGO. July 13. With plans
practically completed foe the for-
ination of a new party cfnbrec-
Ing all the minority, liberal and
radical gronps, the Labor party
and Committee of 18 went into II
joitii sc n n tins afternoon.
R' -.iiK'-. the- two prim Ipal
groiix, the meeting was Joined
bj tne Single raa part World
War Veterans, Von-Pivrtlsan
league and at viai other organlz-
l lie clamor of a bras bnml
vorkii!x at Inuh pre-nrt. the din
'' feet, voices ami creaJkliig
chairs, and the boom or flash- I
liiu- marked the assemblage of
the fusion convention. They ruled I
the ball to it- farUiest corners snd
i lie double- sets of suit,- standards
wavering up and down trying to
rind n at in a place,
James IHiucan, Beottle LniHir
11 , beld l be ,-aci. but Park-v P.
t hi-i-i nscn, uic 18-er chairman,
wa- given a rising demonstration
a-, he caune ou tbt platform. The
band placed -Hall, Hail the Gang's
All Here '
When the .Mui-sclllaLc" was
played the delegates sumhI and
yelled cm til n was played out.
i bree cheers for lebs and the
wOrklng class," cried a voice from
the gauery, The delegates avo
H
Wore than an Lour after the
ESeSSlOn iva due to convene tilt;
dele, i were -tin on tbcir feet i
cheering H
Pwo brass bands and a small L1
arm) of delegates armed with tin
in i be l-av pauses there were
. beers for Lal-tollette, Debs and
the "working cia-.."
CHICAGO. July 13. Amalgamation H
of the principal groups attempting to
form a new political party was at
i' d here today. The committee of
-ted to : i.ab.w H
party. A large Non-Partisan leagio
group and a delegation q( Single Tax- H
; era marched into the Labor convention
' and announced they had decide J to
The oommlttee of -13 delegates voted
.ad in H
, the report of their conference commit- H
e "ii the stumbling blocks to the pro
posed union. These points wore the. H
Plumb plan and imposition of a single
Pi ill 1C o KERS1IIP.
Luring ila separate session. the H
Committee of la voted to recommend H
plaUorni plank for "public owner- H
Ship and democratic control of lians-
poi ration, including stockyards, large H
nbbatolres, grain elevators, terminal
houses, pipe lines and tanks.'' H
Ihe "democratic control" by woikers
and their representatives was a Labor H
party demand. H
IVlth the Forty-Eight convention on H
record as agreeing to amalgamate this H
afternoon the Labor, with Non-Parti- H
I san leaguers end some Single Takers H
official!) participating went ahead H
bearing reports tor a short time and
adjoin te d until this afternoon to
hold the first Joint meeting with the
Forty-Lighters.
Before adjourning the Labor party
session indicated that the new part) H
planned to nominate presidential H
tonight and that
be state tickets in some H
Evidence of the Labor convention's
conciliatory mood was given by soy- H
oral motions to give the conference LH
committee a free hand." and to b i.-l
effort in th direction of .is H
Labor Spokesman argued '.I
i their cause no harm to L.on H
tlnue the negotiations since the Fortv H
eighu rs had shown a genuine dlv H
position and desire to get together "
The convention was thrown into ail H
uproar when Robert M Ruck. Chi H
cago, chairman of the Labor resolu H
1 lions' commlttc made a motion that H
credentials of the Forty -Lighters bi H
honored ami the hall prepured for H
joint convention. LH
MOTION Is CHEERED.
I The motion carried amid cheers and H
on its heels a half hundred fan. A
, delegutes irom the Forty-eight cox-
arrived ami were sealed after H
a tumultuous demonstration. H
Tin- farmer delegates raised a Non
ParUsan league standard above their
William Ri infer, a1 Non-Partlsiui
leaguer from South Dakota, announced
th,- farmers after spending five days
looking over all the conventions In ties
i slon here, had decided their Interests
"idehstcal with Labor."
'We have decided lo come over and 1
Stand wiih Labor, fight with Labor and V
organise with Labor," Remfer said,
The Single Taxers arrived on the
heels ol ths farmers and endorsed the
a ma 1 Kama tlon movement.
NATIONAL TICKET ONLY.
A national ticket only is provided
! for In the coming election by the re
pen of the Joint conterneee commit
' lees of the minority groups. Rut tin
report explained, however, that where
any of the parties had organized for
State campaign, that organization
I shall be the recognized state body for
Mo- convention heard the resolu
lions committee report and nppioved
IH
(Continued u Pane Two,)
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