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FO ItTilml PARTL
First. Convention Opents in Cllieigo.
Many Speeches Made.
Chicago,' July 1.--The fQundation
for a new party on which' to unite
all third party movements was laid
'whll -the committee of 49 and the
single tax party joined in their first
national convention to draft a plat
form and' pick nominees who, they
hope, will 'win 'the support of ten or
a dozen liberal organizations.
The -first day's session, devoted to
keynote speeches and organization
work developed as many different
views as there were factions repre
sented. Rules, resolutions and nom
inations for permanent officials' were
debated step by -step and at 'times
Allen MeCurdy, of New York, the
temporary chairmian, and J. A. .1!.
Hopkins, head of tie committee of 48,
who called the convention to order,
maintained order with difflculty.
Divisi6n between the liberal and
radlic:1 elements will be brought oit
In the riules debate when Swinburne
11ale of New York said the state dele
gations were divided ".-Y-1 per cent.
liberal and .19 per cent radiial." lie
was pleadiig for it change in the riles
that would preNvent the radlealw being
o111voted by the majority liberals, but
-lie major-ity riled and his plea was
Participat ion of tie single taxers in
'today's convention followed an earlier
session at.which the( decilded to pre
senilt their htoriml demands and views
on candidates. They are uiderstood
'to he willing to acept either Cliales
-H. Iangersoll , watch manufacturei, or
Amos Pinehot, one of the leaders of
the committee of I8 for presidential
1nmine(. They are opposed, their
leaders say, to accepting Robert Mi.
La Follette, the favorite lresidential
candidate of the forty-eighters, and
may bolt the convention and select
their own ticket, if Ist Follette is
ietermination of the single taxers'
course was decide) to be contingent
upon three thinms: First, the platform.
wihlh they said, must iiclude a tin
gle tax plank; second, the candidate;
third, the name o fthe par'ty.
The party name promliises to developi
a fight. Members of the sitigie tax
groni wailt some reference to their
iamile ilncorpoirated in the garty name.
The labor art y of tile U' lited State,;,
whose convent ion gets under way to
morro'ow, is willing to join the third
At J. C. E
we can list<
* SpeciaI Bars
miles to J. (
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pls. .\ few pairi of'
- ialis. Waut lih this l
Ii hO~u' .\intlbes (w~orthi -IN
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party movement and probably will ac
cept La Follette as candidate, but do
mands that the word "labor" be In
eluded in the party designation.
As organized today the committee
of 48 convention .i'mber 539 accred
ited delegates, with a majority of 270
required to nominate. The 539 in
cluded, in addition to the forty-eight
era and single taxers, fraternal dele
gates from the Non-Partisan league,
Triple Alliance of the Northwest,
Farmers' National Council, 'People's
-Money league; the Producers' league,
and Consumers' league and several
other organizations. The committee
of 48 embraces a number of well
kdtown liberal leaders, some of wvhom
were present in the Bull Moose move
ment of four and eight years ago.
The committee was formed last year
at .St. 'Louis with a membet- for each
WNhile delegates debated rules and
resolutbions today, their committee
continued negotiations with tlie Labor
party. There was small lop.e that the
fusion plans could be completed be
fore tomorrow night, following the
opening of the session of the labor
convention, when .ohn FitIzpatrick.
presidenti of the Chicago Federation of
-Labor, wvill deliver the keynot e speechi
for labor. Uothii conventions expect to
be ready Monday to take u) and comn
plete iII one1 day' ssession their pl'
forims, wicihio, it is expected, will be
Only two non111es, so far as kinown.
!will be preseited to the labor party
for consideration as presidential nom
Iives---Senator 'La Foklette and Frank
P. Walsh of Klansa City, former chair
man of the United States industrial
relations commission and leade mf
the Friends of Irish Freedom.
Developments of the convention are
being watclid with interest by a imin
her of labor. liberal-and radical lead
ers, who are not directly participat
ing. obert La 'Follette, Jr., at
tended the openhig session on blehalf
I of his father, but refused to comment
on the older 1,a Follette's probable
comtrse, if tendered the presidential
Io iila ion.
W. Z. Foster, secretary of the genl
vral comm' ittee which condlicted tile
strike in the steel industry a year ago,
and who ilgured in the senate investi
gation of tile strike, watched pro
ceedings from a gallery.
James 'Dincan of Seattle, a !eader
in the shipyards strike there dming
theA spring of 1919, and later a, labor
candidate for mayor of that city, en
~URNS & CO.,
>nly al~few Item
ains'for you thi
. BURNS & CC
eep July Sale
,hlac~k andc tan, size~s 2 1-2, 1
('onsist ofi '1(hl lots an~i( sam..
to) $4.0t0 a pair. (Our (Icleani
11hem1 duingl'. J1uly .... ....$1.39
of1 elothI, ('0lo iot all remi
-our' J ily Salc~ Prie.. .. ...25o
r' Soda1;, spectial... ..........25c
... .... .............. ....79c
igtJh-........ .... .... .... ..25c
... .... .............. ....10c
well price to. 1)lear 0h tables.a
3 Hat Sale
tered the convention as a delegate.
le 'was elected chairman of the
Washington delegatl6in and took an
active part in the proceedings.
W. 0. Calderwood, formerly an of
ilcial of the National Prohibition par
ty, and several times a candidate for
federal oilce.on that ticket, sat in the
George -L. Record of New, Jersey was
elected chairman of the platform con
mittee and H1. F. 'Wilkle of Maryland
chairman of the committee on politi
The platform committee, while load
d (lown with planks from many
sources, ha( as a basis for colferelco
the provisional platform adopted by
the committee of 48 in calling the col
e e ee ae *se e e e ee
* LEAKVILLE NEWS. *
be(alkville, Jiuly 12.-The conimmunity
has again been blessed with a good
rain which was badly needed il both
crops and gardens.
Crops are fairly good throughout
this section and cotton blooms are
two iinerous to count.
We are sorry to report the illiness
ot .\l '. It. T. I ug lies. ii i.; many friends
hope1)! lor him11 a speedy recovery.
. 1. Z. . -ilsoin 'was one among
thie cro wI that lef ct Saliiurday for P'hil
alelhllia. h'ly are to bring., 1ords
AMts. iAlla Owens ret u rned home last
Week fronm iar Spilartinburg, where
she was tlie guest of her brother for
Air. Austin Garrette and family of
Spaicrtan co(nty, wele reecent vis
itors of 1elatives inl tle coim u i n ilit y.
.\lr. ani Mrs. '. Coinor and .\liss
Macie .South -motored to Greenville
Mrs. Maggie Garrette has returned
to her hon" in Fountain inn after an
extended visit with i her dalighter, Mrs.
L. Z. Wilson.
Mr. anid Mrs. Gary Iluglies of Youngs
were recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
II. TP. Ilughes.
.\lri. and Mrs. l'dgar Sherbert vIsit
ed their parelits. .\l'. and Mrs. S. M.
Garrett last week.
Mr's. Sam I Iall visited her daughtel',
Ais. John 111n111s, of the -Warrior
Crek section last 'week.
Little Master b'. Z. Wilson splent last
week with his incle, \.\I. Id-,wiii Gar
I'ett near Barksdale' Station.
Mr. J. N. Wilson was a business
Two Stores in L
.s from our irr
-ough our Whol
, July Sale, at 1
I I . I.mlies' I wi . "' si G l
i t.\len' sanon;i' t'(......r,.
I lot Iiienda'' mali itb ii 111
C.0 B u:e SekDih.w
JULYt fSxAhiE atswr
visitor to Woodruff last Wednesday.
Mr. Id Davis had the misfortune to
get his arm broken last wecek cranking
Miss Sallie Dorrohi, of Gray Court,
was a recent guest of Mrs. J. N. Leak.
Little Miss Mary Wilson visited lit
tle Wilma Wilson Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Ed Godfrey is real risk at this
writing. 'iere's hoping that she will
soon be out again.
Farmers are getting scared about
the boll weevil situation. It has beei
reported that some have been seen in
. "OR ma
and for the
"To be th
(ross fill] lid]
e Stock. It wil
oth Stores in L
( lothi anil .\I lhair Su its t o
. . .. $8.75, $9.90 I p t a $16.50
es. white. wortIIh :$2.0 . ...980
!epri................. .... ..50c
w ii h 1.5. al piut . .1.25
ci 41.50(, sale pric.... . . . .9.
'alh ........ ....... ..10c
'I. saleI in-ibe. any h. ' . .$1.98
Fin1F, wr :15 *o, -sale rije 25c
......... .... .... .... ....33c
11. i., worth 25e. sale pri 20c
......... .... .... ....30c
swepIse perI' ir l....... ..50c
...ri....... .... .... ....25c
worth~ $i42.lii, saIE'le riice . .$1.69
........ .... .... .... ...30c
J. J. McSWAIN
Candidate for Congress, asks your su ijpporOIt n11 I litforn
of Constructive Measures, including:
1. Educatiton, vocational and practical.
2. Farm developimnt an1d good roads.
Expose and prevent profiteering.
-1. -coiomy and reducing Federal job-holders.
.i op eneroachments of Federal Power.
G. Stop "Pork aI'r'ei" politics.
II E ASKS IVl-IRY (TIZlEN TO 11W Eb.
re tire mileage, more miles to a
f gasoline, greater riding comfort
best possible tire investment
Next TAme-BUY FISK
Theze tires atre bril Ce t' Id :
e best concezx in the world to work for' and
.st concern in existence to do businccs with."
-'r Sale Iy
le (o., lau111ens PalI metLi Auto & Acer;. Co., nanr.
-I Ir Co., 4luren s AInills Moltor C'o.. 1aanrens
w. Co., Cross 11i11 .1. .11. SinunIIons, M1ount -isie
tonl, 1a1terloo I,. B. lrkhtly C to., Gray- Codur.
.1. .1. hlunter & Co., Ou as
Big Stocks to select from,
but we have hundreds of
.1 pay you to come many
avrens. $135,000.00 Stock.
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