OCR Interpretation

New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, August 27, 1920, Image 2

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1920-08-27/ed-1/seq-2/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 2

?exclusive publicity," Governor Cox con?
tinued. "But why was the publication
to be only the organ of th? secret
society? Why were th? names of local
contributors not to be made known?
Was it because each contribution would
carry its own meaning to the voters in
tn? local communities? Or, if secrecy
wore guaranteed in the communities,
wer? Mr. Hays an?i Mr. Upham to do
the same thing in submitting their
returns on box office receipts?
"Certainly there is some reason.
What is itT The public is entitled to
know. If Mr. Hays and Mr. Upham do
not come forward with the informa?
tion the Republican National Commit?
tee ought to remove them both and
insist upon a clean bill of health. Fur?
thermore, there should be some ex?
planation of this being made purely a
business affair, participated in by busi?
ness men and business men only.
"Unexplained, it carries its own con?
demnation and exposes the purposo of
the whole shameful business. It means
that the quota is to be assessed against
those who are to benefit, and that the
captains of industry who have answered
Mr. Hays'a roll call are submitting to^,
taxation, with the understanding they*
will have representation."
Plan Approved by Hays
The quota plan. Governor Cox
charged, was approved by Chairman
Kays and Treasurer Upham, and also,
he added, "it received indorsement
from a higher source."
Quoting from a "message" written by
Senator Harding, the Republican nomi?
nee, in the official bulletin of August
6. Governor Cox said that Senator
Harding expressed his gratitude for ;
"the enthusiasm shown" in raising the
campaign fund.
"That Mr. Harding is acquainted
even with tha*?ietails of the enterprise
ia evidenced by a subsequent passage,"
said Governor Cox, "which is as fol- '
lows :
" 'Through the fine work of your or- ,
ganization, we are Hearing that form !
of political patriotism which expresses !
itself iu support from every county,
and every state. Therofore, I want
all members of your organization to
feel that their efforts are essential to
our success in planning for national
enlightenment and deeply appreciated
by me.' "
Governor Cox said he depended
"wholly for the purpose of making
proof of his charges" upon' official
documents which came from Republi
can headquarters.
Contrary to an intention announced
?reviously, Governor Cox added that!
e "intended to pass this evidence" to
the Senate Campaign Investigating
Besides his statement on Republican
finances, which he prepared with great
care to-day on the tram en route from
Evansvilie, Ind., and which he read
to bis audience to-night, the Democratic
candidat? also discussed the League of
Nations and industria! problems, urg?
ing settlement of strikes without the
"The 'normalcy' voiced by their can?
didate, as commissioned by his mas?
ters," said Governor Cox in tris con?
nection, referring to Senator Harding,
"is bayonets at. the factory door, un- ;
restrained profiteering at t ht* gates of
the farm?the burden of government,
on shoulders oth*r than their own and i
the Federal Reserve system an annex!
??o Big Business. When the American j
people fully grasp the sinister menace:
hanging over them they will shun it!
as a plague."
Returning to the campaign fund ?
question, Governor Cox reminded his
audience, in order, he said, to reach a'
proper understanding, that recent con?
tributions of large sums by business
interests began in the ca-e of Senator
Newberry, of Michigan
His present charge?, the Governor
declared, of a fund "so stupendous as
to exceed the realm o? legitimate ex?
pense, meant but one thing: imminent
danger of an odious and corrupt cam?
Recalls Newberry Case
Senator Newberry, the candidate]
continued, was convicted in a Republi-'
can .-'ate and community, before a Re
publican judge, gran?.: and petit juries.
The Newberry charges, Governor Cox
noted, also were denied.
"One would have thought," said the
speaker, "that this experience would
have had its restraining influence on
subsequent events, but the resolve of
certain interests to take over the
affairs of our envprnment amounts
apparently to a mania.
"Unaffected by the Newberry episode,
money was spent after it had been col?
lected from business interests in the
pre-convention campaign in p.uch sums
that the whole country was shocked by
the scandal. Millions of dollars ad?
mittedly were expended in behalf of
its candidates.
"The Newberry affair and the pre?
liminaries to the national convention
are now admitted public fact.-. They
are lecounted as first symptoms of an
iniquitous contagion that continues.
Judging the future by the past, the
people, themselves must bring it to an
end. Nothing, apparently, except the
stiff shock of expressed public con?
demnation at. the polls will be effective.
"The Newberry lesson went unheeded
by the interests behind the Presiden?
tial candidates in the spring and early
summer of 1920, and the admonition
?-hier- the multiplied circumstances of
the very recent! past would ordinarily
carry to the normal mind is insufficient
tc stay the hand of greed, of con
epiracy and corruption, which it is now
my duty to expose."
Business Men's Movement
Governor Cox recited bow the Re- I
publican Ways and Means Committee
Was organized last December, and its
work, lie said, was "vigorously pushed
from the very first." Its local chair- !
men, he said, were "business men, in
most instances very wealthy men." In
this connection he quoted from a let?
ter by John Kirby jr., chairman of the
Dayton, Ohio, committee, of February
7 last, stilting: "This is a purely busi?
ness men's movement."
"It took on the impetus of a com?
mercial enthusiasm," Governor Cox
continued. "The philosophy running
through all the literature is empha?
sized by the recurrent terms of sales?
manship. The plan was not only to
organize every state, but evejy county ;
tn the United States. Definite quotas
were established, in precisely.the same
manner as the Liberty Loan campaigns ;
were conducted, population and bank '
deposits apparently being the base ef
"In addition to the local chairmen,
state managers were engaged, traveling
representatives operated between them
und the community organization?. Sal?
aries running as high as $500 a week
and expenses have been paid in order
to create and maintain enthusiasm and,
morale. An official document was pub?
lished, intended, as it will later be
shown, for tbte eyes exclusively of the
men and Corporations who are a part
of the movement."
Quotes Bulletin at Length
Governor Cox quoted at length from
many issues of the Cpham bulletin.
The first issue, of Jury 17, the candi
datesaid, contained this sentence:
"Nobody ?3 going to have anything
to d> with this Bulletin who has not
had actual experience in digging up
money in tne field."
A statement by Mr. Upham said that
Senator Harding'?, election was the
"iob" and involved "the simplest prin?
ciples of salesmanship. Knowledge in
our goods, faith in our goods, tact and
energy in presenting our goods," Gov?
ernor Cox declared.
Describing the fund managers as
"money diggers," Governor Cox said
Mr. Upham'a assistants were Harry M.
Blair,' Edwin L. Quarles, assistant to
ilr. Blair; C. W. Lee, Eastern division
A reedy r?f?rence gnlde for the busy
ma?? Int?reBtlt>s anaouirettmi ms under th?
heading of "Bu?ln<i,s8 Cards" In to-day's
Tribun? Want Ad fuse?Advt.
? director; Henry E. Own, central di
! vision director; Charlea A. McKeand,
' Western director, and E. G- Fitzgerald,
office manager.
Governor Cox read a Bulletin state?
ment by Mr. Blair that the effort? for
' funds for forty-one states would bo di
i rected from main headquarters.
"For the present," said Mr. Blair'i
I statement, "our efforts will be directed
primarily to producing the quotas of
the larger cities. This does not mean
that present state and county organi?
zations will be disturbed or retarded in
their activities."
"The quotas which Mr. Blair had in
mind were very soon announced," said
I Governor Cox. "The meeting was held
i in Chicago. Mr. Hays addressed it and
spoke his blessings. Typewritten sheets
were distributed to those assembled. 1
produce herewith one of those, sheets,
which carries quotas as indicated."
At this point Governor Cox pre?
sented the list of fifty-one large cities
and, he said, the allotment would be
31 cents per capita for each man
woman and child of their 25,500.000
population!, s
Fund From Larger Cities
"The sum of $8,145,000 is to come,
not from twenty-seven states, but from
the largest, cities in twenty-seven
states," said the Governor. "New York
state is represented by only six places
New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Al?
bany, Syracuse and Schenectady, and
yet Franklin D. Roosevelt an?
nounces that the county of Dutch
ess, a suburban and rural com?
munity, was assessed $32,000. But
let us see whether the quotas placee
upon the larger cities were exceeded
Again we come for proof to the officia!
bulletin, which, under date of August
10, says: Boston, Mass., had a 90 pel
cent attendance at an organization
meeting on August 4. This is an ex?
cellent record for a hot day. Rea
interest was aroused. Senator Weekt
inspired them with an understanding
of the situation and they agreed t<
"Th^t they .did produce is proved b:
tho bulletin of August 1Q, 1920, whei
telegrams received that day were pub
lished. Among others we see the fol
lowing: Metropolitan Boston will con
tribute more than 250 per cent of iti
original quota, which would turn tin
Boston fund from $300,000 to $750,000
"The Columbus, Ohio, quota i
$100,000, and yet in the bulletin of Au
gust 10 a telegram from Columbus i
inserted carrying reassuring words
Then, too. tho end is not yet, for it i
probable the sum of $150,000 for th
state and national treasury will stam
to the credit of Columbus before th
first day of September.
"Then a little color was given to th
story of proud achievements. Henr
K. Owen, the divisional director wh
sent the telegram, evidenced his prid
in how tilings were going by submit
ting details as to just how it was ac
cimphshed. Mr. Owen said: 'This i
how it was done: Two busy men juiv
two hours a day for ten eonseewiv
days in interviewing and soliciting, an
they turned the trick.'
"That'this was intended as a hint, t
the 'money diggers' is shown by th
paragraph in Mr. Owen's telegran
which says: 'Every state director, e^
ery city director, can do like Kelly di
? get the right man to see the rigl
people. Do it ouickly and syatema
Not the Final Total
"That tho $8,000,000 fund is not 1
be the final total in the. country i
large has already been clearly prove
by the statement of Mr. Blair himsel
Further information is supplied by of!
cial Republican documents. For il
stance, tho bulletin, I under date i
August 5, announces:
"The following cities in Tenness
are all organized for the production
their quotas: Chattanooga, Nashvil!
Memphis and Knoxviile. Only one
these cities is in the $3,000,000 li:
Memphis is assigned $25,000. The bi
letin of August 16 announces: Chatt
nooga oversubscribed its quota th
week. The balance of the Tenness
citieg are being carefully canvassed.
"Not a city in Arkansas is listed
the $8,000,000 class; only one city
Louisiana, New Orleans; only one ci
in Georgia, Atlanta; not a single ci
in North Carolina?and yet Harry
Blair wired The Bulletin as follow
'Why not urge the rest of tho Unit
States to emulate the example of A
kansas, Louisiana, Georgia and Nor
Carolina, which are all over the to
North Carolina went over on the 27
of July.'
"In the State of Michigan only o
city, Detroit, is put in the $8,000,0
class, and. yet The Bulletin, under df
of August *10, says that 'Flint (Miel
business men decided to' make thi
campaign short and snappy and fini
by August 15. Grand Rapids (Miel
committee of large business men woi
ing enthusiastically to bring campai
to speedy conclusion.'
"The Bulletin of August 16 saj
'Campaign- in Pontiac, Saganaw, Air
Bay City, Ann Arbor, Jackson, Bat
Creek, Grand Rapids and Grand Hav
started during past week. Forty coi
ties in Michigan now campaigning.'
"In Wisconsin only Milwaukee
named, and' yet The Bulletin of Aug>
10 says: 'Kenosha, Wis., has raised
full quota. Other Wisconsin count
organizing now.' The Bulletin of I
gust 16 says: 'Wisconsin has evi
day since the adjournment of the d
vention recorded itself on the e?
register at headquarters with subst.
tial sums. Milwaukee organizat
moving forward, with big men
hind it.'
"Let us go to the State of Arize
which is not mentioned at all;
the bulletin of August 10 shows w
is going on by this dispatch: 'Arize
when the thermometer registered
in the shade every day few men usi
ly responded to campaign work but
soliciting committee is working d-i
In Phoenix, Tucson, Douglas and Yu
considering conditions, they are sh
ing remarkable results in secur
subscriptions. Many large oontri
tors absent on vacation. Phoenix rai
one-third of its quota in a w<
Tucson expects to report oversubsc
tion Tuesday night.'
"The 'money diggers' struck pay i
in Florida. C. C. Buhen, of Eau Ga!
under date of August 7, wired '
Bulletin as follows: 'Many counties
Florida organizing. Dade and P
Beach Counties very strongly lined
Key West shows much interest, i
Fort Pierce.'
"Speaking of Florida, The Bulb
carries this paragraph under date
Aupust 10: 'Florida Republicans
they wish to help pay the freight
return of good Republican days.'
"Maine is not found in the 1
row, and yet under date of Augus
The Bulletin places her in the list>
these words: 'With this contribu
Muine, the Pine Tree State, mad
record of which she can be t
proud. In the 'past practically no :
scriptions to th, national commi
fund were ever received from
state. ,
"'Starting July IS the first orgar
tion of the State Ways and Means C
mittee was perfected and on Augus
the quota had been oversubscr
$5,000.' "
"Coming to Ohio, we find, accon
to the bulletin of August 16, that *i
cinnati business men have underv
ten the quota to be delivered by !
tember 1.' By that we are to un
stand that a group of business
produced the mon-v und will do t
collecting later. The point is, howe
that the cash has gono to the treas
Portsmouth is not in the Ohio list,
the bulletin of August 16 says 'Pc
mouth raised its quota at one meet
"New Hampshire is not named
yet the bulletin of August 16 s
'New Hampshire money is being
every day to the eastern treas
Chairman hopes to complete el
state's quota by this week.'
"Only one city in Colorado. Det
is mentioned, yet the bulletin
August 16 ?ays: 'Colorado . ,
C. Hamlin, state chairman, re?
northern counties in Colorado have
practically raised their quotas. He
guarantees state's quota by Sep?
tember 1.'
"Even South Dakota reports to The
Bulletin of date August 10 that 'Sioux
Falls had an t"thusiastic meeting
August 4 and promises its quota by
August 15. It is not in the $8,000,000
list. The Bulletin of August IG says
'Mitchell, South Dakota, has completed
Alleged Methods Described
* "I am sure the country will be inter?
ested," the Governor continued, "in
some of the methods that were adopt?
iert that kept things going. In the Bul?
letin of August. l(i Harry M. Blair, Mr.
Upham's first assistant, under his own
signature, contributed an article en?
titled 'Step on It.' These are his slo?
gans: 'Harding and Coolidge have the
confidence of, the people. But, boys,
get the money.' The platform is sound
enough to hold the weight of the na?
tion, but, boy.?, get the money. It
takes time to organize, but wo haven't
any moro time left. Boys, get the
money. The weather is hot; the men
are on vacations; meetings are hard to
get, but, boys, get the money. There
I are hills to climb, but if you want to
make a hill at the same speed you have
been running where the road was level
you have got to give it more power.
Give her the gas; step on it'.'
"The plan was to keep the spirit
j moving from one end of the line to the
other. This is revealed in a paragraph
which deals with the Chicago cam
I paign, which says 'Chicago's campaign
! is to be conducted by four full-time
divisions and a fifth reserve division,
which will swing into action for the
last three days of the public move?
ment, functioning as a mop-up bat?
talion.' Evidently the 'mop up' bat?
talion saved the day, as Mr. Upham ad?
mits that $700,000 has already been
received in Chicago."
Accepts Hays'? Challenge
Governor Cox closed his statement
on contributions thus:
"When my charge of a corruption
fund wa3 first made Will H. Hays,
chairman of tho Republican National
Committee, made a distinct threat in
these words: 'If, at the instance of our
adversaries, this campaign is finally
resolved into a question of personal
characters, we know of no reason aside
from natural distaste why we should
not. meet that issue as readily as any
"I renew the charges and accept the
A capacity audience at Syria Mosque,
said to have 3.800 seats, cheered and
cheered Governor Cox's address. The
applause was heightened by tin horns,
hung at each seat, which screeched
their approval of the Governor's state?
As he read the list of cities' reported
quotas, Governor Cox, coming to the
$(30,000 set opposite Dayton, Ohio, his
home, interpreted: "It will take gixty
times $60,000 to carry Dayton."
The Governor also predicted that he
would carry Ohio.
Governor Cox mixed into his pro
pared address humorous and sarcastic
refeience, to the reports of Repub?
lican subscriptions and ho laughed
with, the crowd at his thrusts.
Says He Proved Charges
"They'll need tho money," Governor
Cox interjected.
Besides declaring, as he concluded
his statement on Republican contribu?
tions, that he renewed bis charges and
Tacceptcd Mr. Hays's challenge, Gov?
ernor Cox said:
"I proved the charges."
The Governor asked whether anyone
in the audience was not convinced. A
man in the gallery stood up and
shouted back: "Yes."
Cries of "Thr(?.v him out!" were
stilled by Governor Cox, who asked
the man to stand up and insisted that
ho be given a hearing.
"Why are you not convinced?" asked
the Governor.
"Because you have not named a
single individual or a corporation that
has contributed one penny," the man
replied. * ? .*'.' :>1?,?
Amid considerable confusion Gov?
ernor Cox replied that the Republican
leaders could produce the names of
"And if not I will continue to ask
questions until November 2," the Gov?
ernor added. "The facts will come
Given a Rising Ovation
A rising ovation was given the Gov- I
ernor as he ended the discussion of {
Republican finances and turned to in- j
dustrial questions, telling how he had
avoided the use of the bayonet in Ohio
strikes. This brought another salvo
of cheers.
The Governor reiterated his state- I
ment that banking interests were plan?
ning to change the Federal Reserve act I
and declared that many Ohio banks had t
been "assessed" $1,000 each for the ;
Republican fund, according to commit- j
tee reports.
Turning to the league, Governor Cox |
repeated an affair which he has con- !
ducted at recent meetings, having for*i
mer service men rise and declare that i
those who remained seated should
'ticeep faith" with the soldiers by en- I
deavoring to have the United States ,
enter the league.
Crowds rushed the stage to shako '
hands with the Governor after his ad- !
Governor Cox left at 11:10 p. m. for '
New Haven, where he will make an j
afternoon address to-morrow at a :
shore dinner and another speech at
Furthef* statements on Republican ;
finances may be made at both.
Gordon Woodbury Gets
Roosevelt's Navy Post
New Assistant Secretary Is
Prominent in Politics of
New Hampshire
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26.?Gordon
Woodbury, formerly a member of the
New Hampshire Legislature, has been |
appointed Assistant Secretary of the j
Navy, to succeed Franklin D. Roose- j
Mr. Woodbury's appointment by
President Wilson was announced to?
day by Secretary Daniels. The new
Assistant Secretary represented New
Hampshire on the resolution? commit
tee at the San Francisco convention. \
He was a member of the New Hamp- ;
shire constitutional convention in 1900, '
and was a candidate for Congress in i
1916. i
MANCHESTER, N. H., Aug. 26.?Gor?
don Woodbury has been active as a
Democrat in New Hampshire politics
for more than a quarter century. In
1891 he was a member of the. New
Hampshire House of Representatives,,
and he has been a delegate to national
conventions and a candidate for the ?
United States Senate and the statt
Mr. Woodbury was born in New [
York City in 1863, was graduated from J
Harvard College and Columbia Law!
School, and in 1889 came to Bedford j
and established a farm in an effort to !
restore failing health. He was the I
owner and editor of The Manchester
Union for ten years prior to 1906.
Stettinius in Favorable
Condition After Operation
Edward R. Stettinius, former ?Second
Assistant Secretary of War, now a
member of the firm of J. P. Morgan &
Co., was stricken with appendicitis
yesterday and operated upon at Roose?
velt Hospital.
The operation was successful, and
Mr. Stettinius was said last night to be
progressing favorably.
^William Howard Taft
Cox's View of Article X
By William Howard Taft
Copyright, 1020, by Public l>ds?r Co.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26. ? The
speeches at the Ohio Democratic State
Convention fully confirmed the conclu?
sion insisted on in these columns that
Governor Cox is at ono with Mr. Wil?
son in holding that there cannot be
any league or peace or disarmament
without the equivalent of Article X
in the covenant accepted as a common
principle and obligation by the nations
of the earth. To be sure, Mr. Cox said:
"Our position is not unbending. We
claim that we can accept anything in
reservations with interpretations that
call attention to the limitations of the
Constitution, that call attention of
other nations that we will go thus far
and no further."
But the Republican reservation as to
Article X does not interpret Article X.
It eliminates the obligation of the
United States to it.
That was the reason why Mr. Wilson
rejected it and preferred no league to
a league without Article X. The Re?
publican Senators refused to ratify
with any obligation remaining upon
tho United States under Article X.
Elaborated by Baker
Mr. Baker, who was presented to the
convention by Mr. Cox with earnest
approval, followed the Governor with
an elaborate and forcible argument in
favor of Article X. He said that the
whole issue hinged on Article X and
there could not bo any league or peace
without Article X.
Thus every speech which Governor
Cox makes and every authorized state?
ment from the White House confirms
tho conclusion that Mr. Cox's accession
to the Presidency would lead to ex?
actly the same situation as that which
Mr. Wilson has left.
Those who are supporting Governor
Cox on the theory that his victory will
bring about a league, with Article "X
or without it, are sure to be disap?
pointed. They will be casting theii
votes to secure a league under politi?
cal conditions impossible of realiza?
tion and thus to continue the present
deadlock between the Executive anc
the Senate.
Governor Cox in this speech at
tacked Senator Harding because h<
opposed a number of amendments to
the Constitution of Ohio on the groun<
that they had a socialistic trend anc
were a departure from sound princi?
ples of government.
Cox Radical at the Time
Governor Cox in those days was quite
radical and Senator H?rtung was con?
servative, and in the judgment of th?
great body of Republicans of this coun?
try and of a considerable part of th<
Democratic party as at present consti
tuted Senator Harding was right anc
Governor Cox was wrong.
It was, as Governor Cox says, in the
days when it was proposed to providf
for the recall of judges and the recal
of judicial decisions. It was when i
Socialist and extreme pacifist was tin
president of the constitutional conven?
tion of Ohio, put there by u Democratic
majority in the convontion. In those
days Mr. Cox stood on ono aide and Mr.
Harding on tho other.
Certainly, Mr. Harding has no rea?
son to be ashamed of his then position
or to retreat from it. It was a period
when tho general primary and the
referendum and recall were all sup?
posed to be the sure cure for the evils
of machine rule and tho certain meant
of giving control to real public opinion
Our experience with the general pri?
mary and the referendum and tho recall
has convinced most peoplo that thej
are simply instrumentalities fitting
into the hands of designing politician.?
and enabling them to manipulate issues
and secure candidates and bring about
results less representative of rea
public opinion than even under th?
abuse? of the old system.
Public Opinion Veering
The people are returning from thes?
extremes. They do not now believi
that the voice of the people ia correct
Iy interpreted through the casual vot?
of much less than a majority of th?
total electorate on a complicated statut?
or the merits of a judicial decision,, o
the character of a judicial officer. The;
believe that tho referendum is th>
refuge of cowardly legislators who de
lay needed action by shifting respon
sibility which should be theirs and tha
it destroys their j?ttdep'?ndence. No
do they think that the general primar;
system secures as tit candidates fo
office as would a responsible part;
convention of intelligent delegate
elected under safeguards entirely prac
ticable. They have notod too many in
stances in which at a sparsely attende.
primary the party machine complete!
controla the result. They know that i
such a general primary no opponent o
the machine can win unless he or hi
friends are rich and spend tho larg
sums necessary to create a machine o
his own. They note that the genert
primary makes for the exclusion of th
man of little or moderate means froi
hope of office and that the average fit
ness of party candidates under its ir
fluences has been distinctly lowered.
League Only Nominal Issue
Governor Cox is only indicating no
whut many thought they could fores?
?that while the issue of the leagi
will be kept by him nominally as tr
chief issue, the Democratic committ?
will gradually shift the real discussic
to the domestic issues of radicatis
against conservatism, including tl
theories of Mr. Gompers as again
those of Mr. Harding and Mr. Coolidg
the arraying of labor against capit
and the stirring of class feeling.
Thus the socialistic proclivities <
Mr. Wilson will find expression in Go
ernor Cox's campaign. Those who a
now favoring him as the champion
the League of Nations will rind thei
selves supporting a futile issue as
the. league, while they will at the sar
timo be backing up radical propagam
against those principles of represent
tive government and constitutional Hi
itation which it is of great importan
that we maintain in these critical tim
of militant, socialism.
Smith to Congratulate
Mrs. Catt on Victory
Governor Will Greet Suffrage
Leaders on Arrival Here To?
day From Tennessee
Governor Smith will be the first per?
son to congratulate Mrs. Carrie Chap?
man Catt upon the final victor}' for the
Federal suffrage amendment when she
arrives here to-day, it was announced
yesterday at the headquarters of the
National Woman Suffrage Association.
The Governor will be at the Penn?
sylvania Station when Mrs. Catt ar?
rives from Washington at 2:06 p. m.
With Mrs. Catt will be Mrs. Harriet
Taylor Upton, of Ohio, vice-chairman
of- the National Republican Executive
Committee, and Miss Charl Williams
of Tennessee, vice-chairman of the Na?
tional Democratic Executive Com
mittee. Both have been in Tennessee
during the final fight. One repr?sent?e
Senator Harding and the other Gov
ernor Cox.
After Governor Smith's greeting Mrs
Catt will be presented with a bouque
of blue and yellow flowers by Mrs. Johi
Blair in the name of the enfranchise!
women of the country. The flowers
blue delphinium and yellow dahlias
will bo tied by a ribbon bearing th<
words ;
"To Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt fron
the 27.000,000 enfranchised women o
the United States."
Immediately after the reception Mrs
Catt will head a parade of suffragist
from che Seventh Avenue entrance o
the Pennsylvania Station to the Wal
dorf-Astoria. A reception will be hel
Boy Run Over and Killed
By His Father's Autc
EASTHAMPTON, L. I., Aug. 26.
Harry Wilson, chauffeur for Edward I
Kemp, of New York, spending the sun
mer here, to-day ran over and kille
his own son, Harry jr., two years oh
in front of the Kemp residence. Th
child darted from the house and ra
directly into the path of the machin
which his father had taken from th
garage to go to the city. The boy die
Senator Smoot Renominated
SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 26.?Unite
States Senator Reed Smoot, of Utal
was unanimously renominated to-da
by the state Republican conventioi
meeting here. Renomination was t
I Clerk, With $600, Missing
j Burns Brothers Believe Book*
keeper Was Robbed
Burns Bros., coal dealers, of 60
: Church Street, are searching for James ?
Heffernan, forty-five years old, a con
fidential bookkeeper, who disappeared
Wednesday from the Astoria plant of
their company. When he left he took ?
with him checks and money amounting
to $600 to deposit in the Corn Ex?
change Bank, but failed to show up ]
there. It is believed that he was I
Just before leaving the office he !
complained of feeling ill and visited
a doctor. Returning, he complained j
of still being ill and again went in
search of medicine. He did not return
the second time.
His mother, Mrs. Mary Heffernan,
seventy years old, is in Flushing Hos?
pital suffering from wounds in her
abdomen and both forearms made with
a pair of scissors. The police say ;
the wounds were self-inflicted.
A bonding company which insured
Heffernan has been notified.
Yale Men to Question Cox
Professors Will Get Half Hour!
for League Explanations
from a Special Correspondent
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26.? ?
Somewhat mystified at tho middle;
ground occupied by Governor Cox on '
the League of Nations plank, Yale pro-!
fessors have Requested that he meet
them to-morrow wlien he visits New ?
Haven and explain his stand.
He has replied that he will give them
half an hour for questions to-morrow
afternoon at the close of the luncheon;
tendered him by tho Democrats of this:
About thirty of the party will quiz '
him. The Yale faculty members favor
a stable rational league of nations,
but are by no means certain that the,
election of Cox would secure them one.
Chinese Parliament
Will Not Be Dissolved
PEKING, Aug. 26.--The Parliament
will not be dissolved, according to the
Asiatic News Agency hero, but control
by the Anfu military party will be
broken by other steps.
The government has announced, ac?
cording to the news agency, that Anfu
members will be permitted to maintain
their seats in both houses if they pub?
licly renounce affiliations with tho Anfu
Estimates submitted to the govern?
ment indicate the recent hostilities in
Chihli Province, during which the capi?
tal was threatened, cost $13,000,000.
i min.i mi m ii iir m i ?a.?a "? ! i m mm
Men's High Grade Shoes
Lasts and patterns exclusively our own designs
Built by
?e 0&4??
???.eludes Genuin? Scotch, (irain Brogue*.
Whitehouse & Hardy
1 11 1 11 111 mi 111 T" ? ': " 1 1' ran
Miller in Initial
Campaign Speech
Urges Square Deal
Gubernatorial Candidate
Teils Farmers Real Co?
operation Only Means of
Aiding Food Production
Spnciol Dispatch to Tha Tribuna
WEEDSPORT, N. Y., Aug. 26.
Nathan L. Miller, d?sign?e of the un?
official Republican State Convention
for the nomination for Governor, to?
day made his first speech since he was
named. The address, while not politi?
cal, dealt with state problems, and was
delivered at a farmers' picnic here.
He said that reai cooperation be
! tween the state government, the
i farmer and the consumer, on the basis
j of a square deal to each, was the only
j means of stimulating food production.
"In whatever we do, we must pro
! mot? the spirit of cooperation and
i good will," he declared. "It will not
j help solve the problem to arouse a
i spirit of antagonism between consumer
! and producer. Their interests are in
i common. The consumer must under
! stand that his interests lie in giving
' the producer sufficient profit to stimu
I late production. The producer must
! understand that the right to cooperate
involves the obligation not to oppress.
I which the state must enforce. Both
I must adhere to the principle of the
square deal." j
Fears Dependency on Imports
Judge Miller said that unless the
proper balance between farm and fac-j
tory were restored, the people soon i
would find themselves dependent upon j
imports for food -"a condition which I
] is unthinkable with our vast acres."
"Great attention has heon paid to
? conditions of employment, living con
? ditions, the health and welfare of the ?
city population," he continued, "but
i less to the needs of agriculture, upon
j which the very life of the population
j depends. The problem is to make
I farming sufficiently profitable to at
; tract men to the farm, to encourage the
? farmer to till his acres and to enable
? him to employ the necessary labor to
plant, cultivate arid harvest his crops.
Must Relieve Congested Centers
"Do that and you will go far to solve
the problem of production and realize
the hope of a movement 'back to the
farm.' Relieve the congeste?! centers,
with their housing and other problems,
for then the farm will offer many at?
tractions in contrast with the condi?
tions which are becoming less tol?rai !e i
in the congested centers."
Judge Miller declared his opposition
to price fixing, saying:
"Plainly the result cannot be accom
plisbed by any attempt by the state to i
prescribe what the farmer shall receive j
for his products. We have had a suffi
cient object lesson in price fixing to i
know that interference with nat-i
ural laws will defeat its purpose, and, !
mind you, I do not say that it was un-:
necessary, but I do say that a free poo- j
pie will not and ought not to submit to ;
price fixing in normal times."
Girl Missing, Man Is Held j
Grantwood, N. J., Realtv Deal-j
er's Bail Set at $3,000
It became known through the arrest'
of William J. Bowne, a realty broker, ?
of Grantwood, N. J., yesterday, that!
Miss Edith Alice Dickerson, fifteen!
years old, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Dickerson, of Ciiffside, has
been missing since Monday.
In the complaint against Bowne,
drawn by Police Lieutenant Borrell, it
is charged that he hailed the girl in
the street on one occasion and spoke
to her in his office three days before
she disappeared.
Bowne admitted talking to her, but
denied that he knew of her where?
abouts or the cause of her disappear?
ance. He is married and lives at 232
Park Avenue, Cliffside.
Bowne was to have been arraigned
last night but the hearing was post?
poned one week and he was held in
$3,000 bail.
Large tube
Big value
Good Teeth
Good Health
Cox Here an Hour To-day
I On His Way to New Haven
?Nominee Will Not Leave Train
During Brief Stay in the
Pennsylvania Station
Governor Cox will be in this city
for an hour to-day on his way to New
Haven. He will not leave his train,
however, which will be held at the
Pennsylvania station. The nominee, it
was announced at Democratic national
headquarters, would receive newspaper
men on the train.
Final conferences for Governor Cox's
reception here on Saturday were held
yesterday. No changes were made in
the program as already published.
The following women's committee for
the Democratic Club luncheon to the
candidate was appointed:
Mrs. Alfred E. Smith and Mrs. John
F. Hylan, honorary chairmen; Mrs.
David IL Knott, Mrs. Maurice E. Con?
nolly, Miss Elisabeth Marbury, Mrs.
Richard E. Enr?ght, Miss Ottilie Richie,
Mrs. John F. Dee, Mrs. Morris Cukor,
Mrs. Royal S. Copeland, Mrs. John M.
Shaw, Mrs. George Bass, Mrs. Lillian
R. Sire, Mrs. Oliver H. Harriman, Mrs. ?
N. Taylor Phillips, Mrs. Lewis Nixon,
Mrs. Philip Berolzheimer, Mrs. Bourke
Cockran, Mrs. Charles B. Alexander, ?
Mrs. William G. McAdoo, Mrs. George
B. McClellan, Mrs. George W. Loft,
Mrs. Alfred Johnson, Mrs. Grover
Whalen, Mrs. J. Sherwin Crosby, Mrs.
J. H. McCooey, Mrs. Thomas F. Patten,
Mrs. Charles F. Murphy, Mrs. John F.
Blair, Mrs. George H. Childs, Mrs.
Julut Sanders, Mrs. Grace Strachan
Forsyth, Mrs. Francis A. Shinn and
Mrs. K. Borden Harriman.
Mayor Acts to Renew
Richmond Bus Service
Estimate Board Called to Con?
sider Legislative Action When
Whalen Stops Vehicles
Mayor Hylan yesterday called a spe
cial meeting of the Board of Estimate ;
for Tuesday to consider the question ?
of legislation to empower the city to I
purchase and operate busses on Staten !
Island. The Mayor's action was the !
result of the discontinuance of the j
municipal bus service in Richmond,
yesterday by order of Commissioner j
Grover A. Whalen of the Department j
of Plant and Structures, who said he ;
was compelled to shut down the serv
ice because of the continual harass- :
ment by the receivers of the Staten j
Island traction companies.
John J. Kuhn, receiver for the Rich-'
mond Light and Railroad Company, Is
sued a statement in which he din?*
that he had been opposed to the op?i
; tion of busses by the city to places :
! Staten Island not already adeeaateS
? served by the trolley cars. He pu
j that Commissioner Whalen had d?v
? covered that the busses could no: b?
! operated profitably for a 5~eent fir,
? and sought to place the blame fot ?
i failure on other shoulders.
I When told of Mr. Kuhn's ?tateme?
' Commissioner Whalen denied en.
i phatically that the busses ceased rm
' ning because they could not U
operated for a 5-cent fare.
"The busses can be operated forai.
; cent fare on Staten Is.and," said tin
1 Commissioner. "I want to reitertfr
! what I said yesterday. The reter??
; of the Richmond Light and Rating
Company is responsible for the discos
1 tinuance of the emergency bus sen-:?
i because of the studied policy of h?:
; assment which he lias adopted, n*v
: withstanding any statements he ay
mako to the contrary "
In his call for a ?pecia! meeting1 o?
I tho Board of Estimate the Mayor de
; elared that if the courts had not issued
1 injunctions restraining the city frog
, spending the. million dollars eppre
', priat??d by the Board of Estimate tfe?
people of Staten Island would now be
j enjoying up-to-date, adequate bui
t transit facilities.
Man Shoots Brother's
Wife, Then Tries Suicide
Barred From His Relative'i
Home, He Lays in Wah
for Woman
Jamas Marino, twenty-three y?n
old, an ex-soldier, is locked up in th?
Ralph Avenue police station, with i
bullet wound in his left temple, inflict?
ed by himself after he shot his sister
in-law. Mrs. Joseph Marino, at he:
homo. 23 Truxto". Street, Brooklyn
Mrs. Marino is in the Bush wick Hospj
tal, with a bullet in her abdomen, but
it is said she wrll recover.
Shortly after 4 o'clock yejterdv
Marino called at the home of his
brother, Joseph, at the Truxton Street
address, and demanded admittance.
This had been denied him on s?ve?',
occasions previously.
Refused again yesterday hv Mri.
Marino, he is alleged to have waited
until she left the house on a sh^nlai
tour, when he drew a revolver and shot
her at close range. The bullet eciered
her shoulder and was deflected down?
ward. Thinking her dead, he rushed
into the house and attempted to ejd
his own life.
Ambulance Surgeov Cobles foiuic
Marino's wound was slight, and Patrel
man Thornton locked him up on I
charge of felonious assault.
Thirty.fourt?i Street Thirty-fifth Street
A Va!_iie=gfvlng' Sale of
is now being held on the First F.oor
These Silks, to which new assortments have been
added for to-day (Friday), are of excellent qualities
in every way?
33-inch Imported Natural Pongee, per yard
JSMnch Qeorgette Crepe, heavy twist, per yard
36-inch Black Chiffon Dress Taffeta, per yard
39?snch A!!~s53k Crepe de Chine, heavy
per yard <> . H^
? ? ? ? a
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^| . .$1.95
36-inch Imported White Tub Satin, heavy quality.
40-inch Black Dress Satin, soft lustrous quality,

xml | txt