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Fair and .continued warm tonight
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COMPROMISE PLANK IS ACCEPTED
BOLT IS THREATENED IN THE
LOT 1 BUILDERS
Certain Members Of Party Say They Will Leave The Organ
ization If The League Of Nations Plank Is Incorporated
In The Platform; Meanwhile The Convention Itself
Must Mark Time Awaiting The Action Of The Platform
(BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TO THE BANNER)
COLISEUM, Chicago, June 10 A League of Nations
plank, drafted by Elihu Root, was accepted as a basis for a
compromise today by the irreconcilable of the resolution
Omitting all indorsements of thecovenant, the Root
resolution provides for a new agreement with other na
tions which shall include a tribunal for internatipnal dis
putes. It was prepared by Senator Root before, his departure
for Europe. It had been modified, however, by the sub
After the agreement Senator Borah said the compro
mise Avould be submitted iu full to the -convention at, 4:00
o'clock this afternoon. ' ' ' '
The members of the sub-committee declined tp give
out thejextiiMhe jjlank.
The League plant was the
day's agreement was held asa harmonious, turn in he pro
ceedings of the big convention. - tt
The development came as a sensation soon after the
sub-committee had begun what was likely to be a long and
BOLT WAS FEARED
(BY THE ASSOCIATED, PRESS TO THE BANNER)
CHICAGO, June 10 The third day of the Republic
an national convention opened with the party -machinery,
for the moment at lpast, in complete deadlock.',
,l There has emerged information from behind the
scenes that no agreement has been reached cither as to a
presidential', candidate or even a tentative draft of vital
planks in the platform on which the party will stand.
Over night the League of Nations issue has been
swept suddenly upward to apposition of the greatest im
portance, almost of-ineuace to party councils.
(. It -was the rock on which the special sub-committee qu
platform split after hours of fruitless labor towards a com
promise. As the -platform makers resumed work this morning
they stated the prospect for an agreement was "pretty
.The irreconcilables on the League of Nations contin
ued their threats to leave the party if the platform affirm
ed it in any way.
Uiiublo to' agree on uny dcclara-T
lion proposed to bo incorporated In
tho plattorm, the sub-committee ad
journod ong after midnight.
Meanwhllo, the convention Itself
must mark time. No real progress
could bo made with Its work and an
other early adjournment seemed like
Wlym the, mass of more than 1,000
footsoro delegates arose today and
started on their rounds of campaign
camps and other headquarters, the
air about thorn was tense with ru
mors of Impending events.
, Many rumors of serious ruptures
between faction loaders were abroad.
There was talk of bolting and of
what delcgatiops would walk out in
Uiat case, but no one would say from
-yyhore this talk came.
' And underneath this dispute on Is
sues still lay tho unsolved riddle of
tho candidato Wood, Johnson, Low
don, or who?
Tho convention program also was
not known in advance. Under it had
been suggested that the nomination
of tho candidato might bo proceeded
with, leaving platform issues to un
fllnlshod buBlnosa, lator.
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only one in dispute and to
fDy Assocluleil TrCbS to Tho Biumer
NEW YORK, June 10 Rationing
of sugar as in war time will go 'Into
effect in all hotels and restaurants
throughout the country on June 21, A.
W. Riley, special assistant to Attor
ney General Palmer, announced here
JULIAN AND DURAND
FILE PAPERS TODAY
(By Associated Preaa to The Hufiner
COLU.MDUS, O., Juno 10 William A.
Julian of Cincinnati, today filed as a
candidato for tho Democratic nomin
ation for United Statos sonatdr.
C. Homer Durand of Coshocton, a
Uopublican, illod as a candidato for
Justice of tho supremo court for the
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO, FRIDAY, JUNE
PHILANDER C. KNOX
WILL MOVE THE
id-gfPHS ,to ,Tlio Banner
WASHINGTON", Juno 10 An em
bargo on tho supply of cars for tho
movement of bituminous coal in car
load lots to any Lako Kilo ports for
transshipment by water, except on a
permit, was ordered today by thoj in-
lorstalo commorco commission, ef
fective Juno 13.
BY CARDINAL GIBBONS
AT CONVENTION TODAY
By Associated 1'iesa to Tho Banner
CHICAGO, 111., Juno 10 Cardinal
Glbbon'B prayer at tho opening of to
day's session of tho Republican na
tional convention follows:
"Wp pray Theo, O God of might,
wisdom and justice thro'ugh whom au
thority Is rightly administered, laws
are enacted and judgment decreed,
vouchsafoo .inspire Thy servants, tho
citizens of America, to elect a chief
magistrate, whoso administration will
bo conducted in righteousness and bo
omincntly useful to Thy people over
whom ho shall' prestdo by encouraging
duo respect for virtue and religion, by
a faithful execution of tho laws of
justice and mercy, and by restraining
vice and immorality.
i 'May Thy people always rcallzt tho
Inspired truth that 'righteousness ox
altelh a nation but that sin makcth
a pcoplo mlsorable." May thoy bo In
timately persuaded that if our nation
is to bo perpetuated, our government
must rest, not on formidablo standing
armies, not on dreadnoughts, for the
'raco is not to tho swift nor tho bat
tle to tho strong.'
"May thoy bo porsuaded that our
govornment must rost upon, the eter
nal principles of truth, -justtco and
righteousness; on downright honcBty
In our dealings with foreign nations,
and on tho dovout recognition of an
over ruling Providence, Who has cre
ated all things by His power governs
all things by His wisdom, and Whoso
eternal vlgllanco watches over tho af
fairs of nations and of men, and with
out Whom not oven a bird can fall to
y'Unloas tho Loul build tho house,
thoy labor in vain that build it. Un
less the Lord keep the city; ho watch
eth In vain that lteepeth it.
"Grant,. O Lord, that tho adminis
tration of tho now chief maglstrato
may 'redound td tho spiritual and ma
terial welfaro of tho commonwealth;
to tho suppression of .sedition and an
archy; to tho strength and perpetui
ty of our civil and political institu
tions. "I havo been, O Lord, in my day a
porsonal nnd llvinr witness -of tho
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Letter Is Received Today By
The Parents Of Blakely
IBv Associated Prcs to The Banner
-c Jl5:ilSSSWiiiililuno ! Hopo
of getting into communication with
the kidnapper of thirteen-month-old
Blakely Coughlin, revived today with
tho arrival of a letter from Savannah,
Georgia, 'which was received by'
Georgo H. Coughlin, father of the boy.
As in tho first lotter no attempt Is
jnado to establish tho identity of tho
Tho leter follows:
"When you are convinced about ,tho
right party having your child then I
Will doal with you if not too late. I
can hear your wlfo sobbing. She has
my sympathy, but I am in it now and
do not intend to bo caught in the
game. I don't need Ihe child, but I
do need tho money". So this Is a warn
ing to bo careful, as I am not asleep."
many tremendous upheavals which
threatened to rend tho nation asun
der, from tho inauguration of Thy ser
vant Abraham Lincoln oven unto this
day, but Thou hast saved us in the
past by Thy all-mighty power and I
havo an abiding confidence that Thou
will bo graciously with us in every
"Grant that tho proceedings of this
convention may bo marked by a wis
dom, discretion, concord, harmony and
mutual forbcaranco worthy of an en
lightened and patriotic body of Amer
By Associated Tretis to.Tlio. Banner J
CHICAGO, Juno 10 Vigorous oppo
sition to federal legislation similar to
tho -Kansas industrial court measure,
to unrestricted ImmlgFation and to
thb use .of Injunction proceedings In
strikes was contained in a set of "de
mands" which Samuel Gompors and
Matthew A. Woll' of tho Amorlcan
Federation of Labor submitted yea
torday . to tho resolutions committee
of tho. Uopublican national conven
tion, s "
"Legislation which proposes to
mako strikes unlawful or to compel
wage earners to submit, their griev
ances or aspirations to courts or to
governmental agencies is an invasion
ofyti?e rights of tho wage earners and
when enforced makes for industrial
serfdom aud slavery," tho statement
said, regarding tho Kansas law.
Labor plcdgod itself, it added, to
uphold tho federal law protoctlng Its
rights against "unwarrantable Issu
ance of wilts of injunction, cither
prohibitory or mandatory." ,
ESCH LAW REPEAL
ASKED BY GOMPERS
11, 1920-No. 47
By Associated Press to The Banner
COLUMBUS, 'June 10 Governor
James M. Cox today announced the
appointment of Coleman Avery, CIn-.
cinnatl attorney, as juBtlce '.of the
state supreme' court to succeed Jus
tice Stanley W. Merrill of Cincinnati,
Tho resignation of Merrill Jiad not
been announced prior to ' the an
nouncement. of tho appointment of
OF REPUBLICANS TO
" BE HELD IN CHICAGO
By Associated Press to The Banner
CHICAGO, Juno 10 Tho Republic
an national convention meeting here
today is the tenth to be held in Chi
cago. Philadelphia has had tho event
three times and Baltimore, Minneap
olis, St. Louis and Cincinnati once
Previous conventions with their
nominations mako this list:
Philadelphia. 1856, John C. Fremont
and W. L. Dayton.
Chicago, 18G0, Abraham Lincoln and
.Baltimore, 1SC4, Abraham Lincoln
and Andrew Johnson.
Chicago, 186S, Ulysses S. Giant and
Philadelphia, 1872, Ulys3es S. Grant
and Honry Wilson.
Cincinnati, 187G, Rutherford B.
Hayes and W. A. Wheoler!
Chicago, 1880, James A. Garfield and
C. A. Arthur.
Chicago, 1851, James G. Blaine and
John A. Logan.
Chicago, 1SSS, Benjamin Harrison
and Levi P. Morton. ,
Minneapolis, 1S92, Bonjamln Harri
son and Whltelaw Reld.
St. Louis, 1S9G, William McKlnley
and G. A. Hobart.
Philadelphia, 1000, William McKin
loy and T-hcodoro Roosevelt.
Chicago, 1901, Theodoro Roosevelt
and C. W. Fairbanks,
Chicago, 1908, W. H. Taft and J. S.
Chicago, 1912, W. H. Taft and J. S.
Chicago, 191G, Charles E. Hughes
and C. W. Fail banks.
CONNBAUT Georgo Lilly is kill
ed when ho fell across ail electric
WARREN Police aro trylug to lo
cate porsons who havo been killing
fish in tho rivors wth ncld.
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TEN DAYS FOR THE
SIGNING 6F BILLS
'Attorney General Palmer,
Communicates A Ruling
To Wilson Today
By Associated Preen to The Banner
WASHINGTON, June 10 "Attorney
General Palmer has made an informal
ruling-which, was communlcatiad -' to -
Presldent Wilson today that the chief
executive has ten days after the ad
journment of congress in which to
sign bills and Resolutions.
This rule may change the status of
a number of bills which the president
killed by "pocket veto," explaining
that he had not sufficient time in
which to consider them.
These measures include the- water
power bill and the resolution repeal
ing most of the special war time leg
By Associated Press to The Banner
COLUMBUS, Juno 10 Ohio winter
wheat crop this year will bo only a J
little j more than half of last year's
crop, according to the June state
ment of the federal report issued to
Tho forecast shows 28,416,000 bush
ols as compared with 53,480,000 bush
els last year.
The condition of the crop is 66 per
cent of normal.
SEA GIRT, N. J., June 10 Gover
nor Edwards, a candidato for presi
dent, issued a statement last night,
demanding llbeiallzation of tho Vol
stead act nnd calling upon "the peo
ple, lawfully and by tho constitution
al method prescribed, to pass judg
ment upon the act."
"No power exists which Is para
mount to tho power of tho people ex
pressed at the polls. 'There alone is
sovereignty. Every candidato for
congress, every stato and legislative
official and the candidates for the
presidency itself will be called upon
this coming November to declare
their positions unmistakably on tho
sane and reasonable amendment, In
favor of the permissive use of light
wines and beers, each state to deter
mine its regulations uuder ,tbo liberal
limitations of n general federal stat
ute. "I appeal to the groat and final ref-
lerondum of tho American paovle.''
WHEAT CROP IN
REVISON 0 I
VOLSTEAD ACT ASKED
Only JChox Cwtfy Ntmspm
per ItccciNRf TAc Ammi
afoi Prcii Report.
$2.00 PER YEAR
Session Lasting Less This
v One Half Hour Is Held
Report Of The Platform Com
mittee Will Be Made Dur
- ing The Afternoon
By Associated Press to The Banner
Coliseum, CHICAGO, -June 19-?Af
ter a session lasting less than" one
half hour, the Republican national
convention recessed this morning un
til 4 o'clock this afternoon, when th
report of the platform committee is
to be presented.
At 11:20 Secretary Miller of the
Republican national committee in
formed Governor Willis of Ohio, who
is to nominate Senator Warren O.
Harding, that the convention would
proceed with nominating speeches
while awaiting .a repen-t from the plat
It was later, however, decided at a
meeting of leaders to adjourn
Senator Johnson declared that .in
the contest over the platform reja
tive to the league of nations, the
first assault of internationalism and
UnieatlQp - alJb.ankeraln the-Repubii-
can party had been met and defeat
The compromise plank was de
scribed by Senator Borah as estab
lishing threo principles for which the
irreconcilables have contended:
Omission of any pledge for ratifi
Commendation of the senate in re'
fusing to ratify.
A statement that any future league
must be In accord with the American
Ideals aud the principles of Washing
ton. Watson's Views
Chairman Watson, Indiana, said, In
his opinion that the treaty plank
would not aid or injure any of the
candidates. He said all could stand
on the agreed provision.
Tho compromise plank on the
league of nations removed the ob
stacle which had been holding up the
work of the convention.
Discussing the convention fight,
Senator Harding declared today that
tho talk of bolts was probably not
serious, but that "the minority should
not be permitted to control through
"Those ready to bolt the party or
assail it after tho majority decision
is recorded," he added, "shouhl have
no voice in the deliberations,"
Lively Speculation !
News of the agreement started a
lively speculation whether' the
chances of any presidential candidate
would be aided pr injured by the ad
justment. ' Tho (general Impression
prevailed that If any of them suffer
ed it' probably would be Senator John
son. However, he immediately hailed it
as a victory of the principles he had
No Comment Made
Lowden, Wood and" Harding head
quarters refused to fssuo any state
ment at once on the plank. It was
stated that Govornor Lowden might
make a statement beore the end of
The sub-commltteo's action regard
ing prohibition, members said, was a
rofusal to incorporate the plan pro
posed by William Allen White, declar
Ing' specifically for the enforcement
of the Eighteenth amendment and
all la Vs thereunder.
ALLIANCE Thchvule drug stofc
was burglarized aud several hundred
dollors worth of goods stolen.
ALLIANCE Over $6,000 worth
whiskey was seized by officers
Belle Center. i
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