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ATTACK ON WOOD
Idaho Senator Declares Big Interests
Trying to Buy National Convention.
Has Heated Debate with Wood's
Washington, March 26.-A direct
charge that big 'financial interests
were trying to .buy the national con
ventions of both the Republican and
Democratic parties was made in the
senate today by Senator Borah, Re
iublican, Idaho, in a speech advocat
ing congressional action to regulate
the pre-clonvention expenditures of'
candidates for the ipresidency.
Concentrating his attack on the
Ihackers of Mahj~jr 'Gaeral !Leonard
Wood and Governor Frank 0. Low
den for the Republican nomination,
Senator Borah declared :the Wood
managers were attempting "to con
trol the Republican convention by the
use of money," while the Lowden or
ganization a)pparently was spending
even greater sums to gain suppoort
for their candidate. Within ten days,
he predicted, two Democratic aspir
ants, whom he did not name, would be
found spending quite as much as any
Republican in the ileid.
The speech brought on a heated de
bate during which Senator Moses, Re
publican, New '-am'pshire, manager of
General Wool's (Washington head
quarters made a general denial that
excessive funds had been used in the
Wood candidacy or that any money
had been spent except "legitimately
Calling on all the candidates to
tell the country voluntarily how much
they were spending and where it was
coming from, Senator 1Borah cited
newspaper reports that the 'Wood pro
moters had IPledged a campaign fund
of $1,000.000, that "testimonials" en
dorsing General Wood were being
bought in Indiana for $2.'50 each and
that every vote cast for the Wood or
Lowden canidates in the recent South
Dakota primaries represented an ex
penditunre of $10. Such a situation,"
,;aid the Senator, forecast a "saturn
alia of corruptlin" unless congress
In course of the debate the ques
tion of a third term for President
Wilson was raised by Senator Ashurst,
Democrat. Arizona, who said that "if
any Democrat" were seeking a third
term, the people ought to know of it
and oppose it. Senator Borah replied
that he had evidence which convinced
him the President 'was trying for an
Senator Borah's speech was made
in support of a bill he introduced to
limit the pre-convention expenditures
of any candidate to $10,000 in each
state to comipel any person or cor
poration making a contribution of
more than $100 to give the donation
publicity through the Attorney Gen
eral and to -require each candidate
to make within fifteen days before
the convention and again 'within
thirty lays after the convention a
comI)plete list and contributions. 'A
$20,000 fine and two years imprison
ment would be imposed for violations.
Another 1)111 of the same general
nature, dlrafted three years ago by
a jspecial sub-cloimmfttteo ibut na~vet
acted on, was reintridued~ by Sena
tor Pomerene, 'Democrat, Ohio, and
Senator 'Kenyon, Republican, Iowa,
suggestel that a resolution -be adopt
ed in the near future for a congres
sional investigallon of expenditures
New York, 'March 26.-Congressman
'Norman J. Gould and former Congr'ess
man Thomas W. Miller, eastern cam
paign -managers for Geenral Leonard
Wood, in a formal statement issued
tonight replying to attacks made on
Gleneral Wood in the senate today, de
clared they wvere "perfectly willing to
go to the bat an Senator Borah's
statements". They classed as "rid
iculous" -the charges that General
Wood's managers are trying to "dom
inate the Chicago convention," anl
said they were 'trying to bring Gen
oral Wood'sq character, 'personality and
achiovements before the public."
The statement suggested that "per
haps this attack has been arousedi by
another victory for General 'Wood in
the South Dakota primaries.
Chicago, March 26.-An offer to join
wvith all other candidates for the 'Re
publican presidential nomination in
submitting to Senator TDorah or a
committee app~ointed by 'Dorahi, all
records of his campaign expenditures
was made tonight by Governor Frank
0. Lowden in a telegram to the Idaho
senator in reply to the latter's cnarges
in the senate today in connection with
the expenses of presidential eandi
Best Cure for That Feeling.
The Lord 'nade Adam and IEve full
grown andl put them in a beautiful
place where they didn't need to work,
and at the very outset they began to
raise h-. Tlhen he mna'ie thema go to
work. If yor, feel like you are about
to break loose, go to work.--Uouston
TO PE SUPPRESSED
Boa d of Trustees of Carolina Pass
itesolution to Strictly Enforce Law.
Columbia, March 26.-By a unani
maus vote, the board of trustees of
the University of South Carolina, meet
ing here this afternoon ipassed a reso
lution Instructing Dr. William S.
Currell, president of the institution
to uphold the -law of the state and
vigorously suppress any "sub-rosa",
Greek letter fraternities which might,
in the future be organized at the uni
The resolution was adopted after
the fraternity situation .was discussed
by ,the trustees from various angles
and regardless of any feeling for or
against fraternities, the trustees took
the position that legislature had spok
en at its last session refusing to re
peal the present law prohibiting fra
ternities In state institutions and IC
was incumbent on the students to obey
the law and -the presidedit and faculty
to see :that there were no Infractions
It was brought out in, the trustee
-meeting that there were "sub-rosa"
fraternities at the .university last year
and the charters for them had been
sent back -at a meeting of the stu
dents in December when it was de
cided to ask the general assembly to
repeal the present law.
Dr. Currell -assurred the trustees
that he would do all in his power
to kenn traternitin onti nf ihn ni..
versity and that stern disciplinary
measures would be used if they were
found at any time to 'have been re
turned. President Currell .was assur
ed of the hearty cooperation of the
board should he -attempt to weed oIt
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