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Partly cloudy and warmer- to-day; to
morrow unsettled; moderate south and
southwest winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, 76; lowest, 56'
Uilnile:! weather reporti will be lou.d on the Editorial
The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD
preserves the best traditions of each.
In combination these two newspapers
make a grcateV newspaper than either
has ever been on its own.
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1920 -S.&nW
Foi'iiici' Mombci's of Old
(i'JIli n( Work on Hudson
liivor Piers.
Congestion on Docks to lk
Cleared in Few, Days,
Leader Says.
W ill Not Fight Move Until
A. F. of L. Convention in
Canada Ends.
The organized commerciAl Interests
ef N'hv York city accepted yesterday
'tn' uiallengo ot union labor on the
question of the open shop. Defying
the unmii ultimatum that such nctlon
would precipitate a general strike
para)zlng IndUbtrlal New York, the
Citizens Transportation Commltteo
made good Us threat to wage war
upon organized labor's domination of
tho transportation situation In the
metropolitan area.
Fifteen five ton trucks, manned by
non-union, ox-servlco men who fought
through tlio war with the old Slxty
iilntlt Itcglment, were started out dur
ing tli afternoon. Before they quit
work lust night they had moved sixty
tons of freight from. the four coast
wlso -steamship piers along tho North
Itiver which have been tied tfp by tho
trlkc of longshoremen. i
At 8 o'clock this morning fifty1
trucks will be In active. serylce.Each
will bo operated by a former member
ot the 165th Infantry, which was the
, olltclal designation of tho Sixty-ninth
) after it was mustered into the Fed
eral bcrvlcc. In addition to tho driver
each truck will bo manned by two or
three former soldiers.
100 Trucks Avnllnble.
Co! Frederick A. Molltor, chairman
of tlic operating committee, said last
night that he could furnish as many
trucks and men as arc noeded to re
lieve congestion on tho plc,rs, and that
100 would bo In operation by Monday
If that number were found necessary.
They will be manned exclusively by
men who fought In France, he added.
Tho trucks made their appearance
shortly noon at the plcra ot the
Clyde, hfUlory, Savannah and Southern
Pacific lines. There was not the slight
est sign of trouble. Except In a few In
stances policemen did not appear. Col.
Jlolltor was In consultation with Com
missioner Enrlght during the day, how
ever, and an ample force of reserves was
assembled at the Beach 6treet station,
ready to be rushed to any point where
they might bo needed. The same pre
cautions will be taken to-day. Col.
Molltor said that none of the former
o!dler on tho committee's trucks was
rmed and thai all are residents of New
York city
The operation of the trucks Is under
the direction of Col. Charles D. Hlne,
former Colonel of the 163tli Infantry In
Frani-e, where he commanded the men
who are now serving under him once
wore He is an expert In transportation,
and, after being relieved of command of
the 160th In the winter of 1918 he was
detailed to tne transportation department
of Gen I'ershlng's army.
itipect to Clear IMera.
Coi Molitor said the trucks would be
operated under the army "convoy" sys
tem and that he expected present con-
ftstlon on coastwise piers would be
cleaned up within a few days. He esti
mated that about 3.000 tons of freight
were piled on tho four docks.
The action of the commltteo In start
ing in offensive was regarded as an
excellent strategic move because of the
iiuscnce in Montreal of the leaders of
the International Brotherhood of Team
fters. who are attending the meeting
ef the American Federation of Labor
there Tho latter organization already
has announced Its willingness to back
ne unions to the full extent of its
power At the headquarters of the
teamsters' brotherhood It was said that
a meeting would be called and definite
action decided upon as soon as tr- of
ficers had returned from Montreal In
the meantime no move Is likely to bo
Thomas B Healey and William A.
Matier officials of the marlno workers
MTi la'eil union.", were In Washington
' . wicj ...ancu ma lull',-,
elate Commerce Commwlon to permit
" freight rates to be raised, ao
" 'he Hteamshlp companies might
ic sulking longshoremen the ad-
i - urmanuea.
iV locals of the seven unions ate !
1 " on returnlne to work. John F.
IK' s president of the district council
f fie International Longshoremen's
Union, said he expected to know the
result or the balloting by 10 o'clock
Saturday night.
President Will Remain
in Capital All Summer
WASHINGTpN, June 10.
President Wilson in all
probability will remain in Wash
ington throughout the summer,
it beenme known to-day, when
the VVhitc House set at rest
rumors that Woods Hole, Mass.,
after all, might bo chosen for
the summer white house.
Negotiations "With Krnssino to
End Unless Bolshoviki Ue-
tire, London Hears.
Strong- Economic Pressure to
Placate Persia Without Em
barrassing League.
Special CaMe DtipalcU to TilR Sc.v .nh Krw
YotiK llBiitii). CopvrlaM, fill), by Tub Sun
ani Nkw Vomt J Ira mil
Lonoo.v, June 10. Negotiations with
Gregory Krassine, Russian Soviet
Commissioner of Trade nnd Commerce,
who heads a Russian trade delegation
here, will bo broken off unless he is
able to report Immediately that the
Bolshcvlkl will withdraw from Persia.
The correspondent of The Sun and New
York Herald learns authoritatively
that Krassino will be summoned bo
fore Lloyd ,George and before the
meeting of tho Council of tho League
of Nations next Monday and will be
told frankly that the British Govern
ment regards tho renewal of tho Per
sian attack at the moment Krassino
assured this Government that It would
cease as indicative either that Moscow
cannot bo trusted or cannot govern
Unless Krassino presents satisfac
tory explanations It will bfc suggested
that ho had better pack up and move
out ot tho luxurious flat ho has taken
and shake the dust ot London off his
The British Government Is prepared
at the same time to answer effectively
any questions Krassino may ralso re
garding thb advance of Gen. Wrangel,
commanding tho Russian Volunteer
Army, against the Bolshevlkl In the
Crimea, as was indicated by the
Premier in a statement to tho House of
Commons to-night. He Insisted that
Wrangel had received no British aldf
To nellPVe League of Nations.
Tiilo thn. I the method Downing
fctreet will adopt In tho attempt to relieve
the League of Nations meeting ne.i
Monday of the Impossible situation in
which it might be called on to demon
strate whether It had real power to
handle just such situations loaded with
dynamite, as its friends contend it Is
designed to do.
It Is frankly hoped that the tremen
dous economic pressure from Downing
slteet will affect llio Bolsheviki at least
to the extent of removing 1'orsia s di
rect complaint to , the League of Na
tions before that organization Is called
on to lose any of Its tender young skin.
Lloyd George explained to tho Com
mons that tho British are clear cf all
lesponslbillty In connection w'th Gen.
Wransel's action, although he may bo
using British supplies he inherited from
Gen. Denlklne. What happened, he
said, was that Lord Curzon, British
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs,
appealed to Moscow to spare the men
and women who constituted tho rem
nant of. tho Denlklnfc army, and aftir
months of negotiations obtained last
month a pledge that the Bo'shevlkl
would meet Wrangel's representatives
and negotiate peace In tho presence of
British officers.
These negotiations, said tho Premier,
were never begun, and during the Inter
val the Bolshevist Crimean front was
denuded to meet tho Poles. Wrangel's
men began to get from tinder his con
trol, nnd It Is believed here that he was
forced to assume an offensive In order
to hold them.
British Aroldlng Clash.
It Is evident that In the Persian field
there la the same care on the pnrt of
tho Foreign Office to avoid a mlxup with
the Bolshevlkl. Latest Information re
ceived here Is that the smalt British
force sent Into Persia has been with
drawn In pursuance with the general
policy to get out of Persia before tho
Bolshevlkl advance from Enzell. This
British force numbered only 300 officers
nnd men. In order to be on the safe side,
the British conrul was ordered to with
draw from Resht (sixteen miles south
east of Knzell).
London. June 10. The Bolshevlkl
have held up the forward movement be
gun in the Crimea early this week by
the army of Gen. Wrangel.
Opportunities for advancement are analU
ins you In the Help Wanted columns ot The
Sun-Herald. There were 014 such advertise
ments in last Sunday's edition. Consult
these columns regularly. See next to last
paia to-day. Adv.
Watson's Ifeadino- Cheered
at Telling Points After
Apathy Over Delay.
Cnnnon, (U, Facetious Over
Dr.v Lmv Invocation by
Curdiniil Gibbons.
Uu a Stall f,'iifr.(ir)iideiit of Tun Hex and
New York llrnini.
'Quicago, June 10. In two sessions
covering only two hours nnd ten min
utes tho Republican Convention to
day cleared the deck for the nomina
tion of tho candidate for President.
Tho speeches of the sponsors for the
various contenders will begin soon
after the resumption of tho proceed
ings at 9:30 A. M. to-morrow (11:30
New York time).
Tho platform was adopted to-night
in precisely the form recommended by
the report of the committee on resolu
tions. Including the LcaBtio of Na
tions plank.
Senator Borah, seated on the stage
and looking grim and unfatigued after
the stress of conillct, was one of those
who voted for It. It was an "aye" and
"no" vote. When Senator Henry Cabot
Lodge put the question a thunder of
"ayes" from tho eager throats ot the
immensely relieved delegates roared
through the Coliseum. When he called
for the expression of opposition the
"noes' were so few and scattered that
they could be iqunted. They num
bered exactly live.
So the vote by which the. convention
voiced its approval of the platform
which the committee on resolutions
had produced and which was read and
recommended by the chairman of tho
committee, Senator James K. Watson,
was 879 to 3.
WIsciiiinIii Men Vote ".Vo."'
Apparently all ihe negative otes were
cast by delogate.1 from Wisconsin. The
only man to speak against the platform
was Edwin J. Gross of Milwaukee. He
Is a La Follelte man and undoubtedly
conveyed to the convention the opinion
of tho platform held by the Wisconsin i
Senator.who Is too HI to crfme to Chi
cago. -Mr. Gross. 'who succeeded In get
ting a hearing only after Senator Lodge
had threatened -o clear the galleries and
had demanded filr play from a vocifer
ous group who tried to discourage the
speaker with hissing and booing, pte
Bented a minority report, signed by him
self alone. It demanded a League of
Nations plank stronger than the one
which the convention accepted. Ho
wanted one that would "smash" tho
league, he said, and he demanded Gov
ernment ownership even of the Chicago
stockyards. .
Tho mere spectators at the conven
tion were aggrieved because the com
promise on the treaty plank robbed them
of the anticipated joy of witnessing a
mighty scrap. Tho delegates on the
other hand were quite willing to forego
the pleasure of epic combat In order to
enter the campaign with a downright
appearanco of unity.
" Therefore, tho wild yells of delight
whereby they greeted this morning an
announcement by Senator Medlll McCor
mlck that the platform makers had
come to an agreement and the exultant
cheers this evening over the submission j
and adoption of the platform. The
bridge over the first torrent the conven
tion had come to had shaken and swayed
under Its tread, but It had held and the
party was safe on the other side.
It was a dripping but happy mob of
delegates that streamed out of tlfe vast
oven of the Coliseum when Senator
Lodge to-night declared adjournment to
to-morrow morning.
SrreKerliiR Crowd Hemsemfolea.
Tho Coliseum was filled by a swelter
ing throng again at 4 o'clock. Cameras
were trained upon the high platform
where for the first time really Important
speaking was to bo done. Tho crowd
was the largest thus far and there was
a general air of expectancy.
Anxiously the delegates gazed at the
platform, wondering why Senator Lodge
and the other officers of the convention
were so late. Bid this mean that an
unexpected snag had been struck after
all and that the grand scheme of League
of Nations harmony had gone askew?
The, first sign that allayed this fear was
tho advent of Lafayette B. Gleason,
secretary of the convention, with a stack
of papers under his arm. It was then
4:30. The clerk on the stage was tele
phoning madly to somebody somewhere.
(Good thing the convention Isn't held In
New York.) The clerk got the number
he called, and with great solemnity Mr.
Gleason handed bits of paper to persons
,on tho stage and then beckoned to
Charles D. Utiles, ex-chairman of the
National Committee, from his place un
der the standard ot New York.
"Uncle Joe" Cnnnon Dnck In Scat.
"Uncle Joe" Camion, for whom the mob
yelled so loudly yesterday, was back In
his seat In tho stand reserved for friends
of the National Committee near the
The Intense heat seemed to have af
fected especially tho literary prodigies
Continued on Third Vast.
Committee Takes Up Rum
As a Concrete Question
PHICAG June 10. An
elderly delegate from Penn
sylvania laid before the resolu
tions committee yesterday a large
package which he said con
tained matter he desired "looked
into." When Chnirman Watson
opened the bundle he found a
bottle of whiskey real whiskey.
Senator Smoot of Utah, a
teetotaler, was designated n com
mittee of one to consider the
subject, but returned it im
mediately without recommenda
tions. Action by tho full com
mittee was .prevented by disap
pearance of the contents of the
bottle before it could reach that
Plunk on Treaty May Satisfy
'Everybody,' but Wilson
Men Arc Not Counted.
1 '
Jov in Administration Circles
Turned to Gloom by
Chicago News.
Sner.'al to Tub Sen and New York Heiild,
Washington, June 10. News ot tho
agreement by Republican leaders In
Chicago to n compromise plank on the
League of Nations by which u split In
the ranks threatened last night by
Senator Borah (Idaho) was averted Is
a keen disappointment to Administra
tion adherents.
While all comment In Administra
tion circles upon tho compromise was
withheld, thcro was a strong contrast
between the feeling of' joy and ex
hllaratlon manifested earlier In tho
day when a third party movement
seemed possible and tho slump of de
ptesslon which followed on the heels
of the despatches saying that a treaty
and league plank had been agreed to
which "satisfied everybody."
While It may have satisfied the two
factions in the Republican party It did
not satisfy Democratic leaders. They
weio Jubilant when It appeared that the
precise situation which preceded the
WHaon campaign In 101-' was to be
duplicated and that Just as Theodore
Roosevelt headed a Progressive move
ment In 1912 so Senator Borali and
Senator Johnson (Cal.) were to head a
similar third party movement now,
which wouiu rend the Republican ranks
and mako It highly probable If not
entirely certain the election of another
Democratic President. They were cor
respondingly depressed when the events
of the day seemed to dispose' of that
They still have hope that the question
may be reopened in later sessions of the
convention. Meanwhile they character
ize the compromise plank as a plain
"straddle," which will give tho Demo
crats at their San Francisco convention
nn opportunity of taking a fling at their
Republican opponents when they write
tho Democratic treaty and league plank.
Publisher Will Support CalU
fornian if Nominated.
Jtu 'i tflo ('orrespordtut of Tun Sl'N amiJ
New Yom; Hrjui.u.
Chicago, June 10. William R.
Hearst will support Senntor Hiram W.
Johnson for President If he Is nomi
nated by the Republicans. Apparently
Hearst has little faith that the Califor
nia Senator will bolt lr he Is not nomi
nated. Tills question was put directly to
Mr. Hearst, who has been In Chicago
since the beginning of the convention :
"Will Senator Johnson bolt? Your
newspapers have been trying to prod
him into bolting, and have as much as
stated that ho would In certain circum
stances. Johnson has said he would
not bolt."
"I have known Senator Johnson and
watched him for a good many years In
California," Mr. Hearst replied, "and I
believe he Is a man of his word."
"The general assumption Is that If
Johnson is nominated the Hearst papers
will support him," Mr. Hearst was told.
"Whose assumption is It?" he parried.
"It seems to be the prevailing opinion
hB"'Oh, It's a case of They say.' In
many cases. 'They say" is wrong, but
It appears to be right In this case. If
Johnson Is nominated he will be
WA.NT Til I'UT D.-i ri.c-iiir
Takif Father John's Medicine now. Adv.
9 P. M. at Main Office, MO Itroalmr.
8 r. M. at former Herald Office. Herald
DuUdiox, Herald Hqnmre.
8 r. M. at all other Bra nth Oftlres.
(Location luted on Editorial rate.)
Spirit of Conciliation Marks
Thirty Hour Struggle
Over Resolutions.
Collective Bargaining: Indorsed
and Compulsory Arbifra- -tion
Plank Pledges Party
to Real World's Peace
QHICAGO, June 10. The
treaty plank ' put the Re
publicans on record for "agree
ment among the nations to
preserve, the peace of the world"
and declared the covenant for
the league "signally failed" to
accomplish peace.
The treaty plank further de
clared that the league covenant
"repudiated to a degree wholly
unnecessary and unjustifiable"
the policies of Washington and
The pjank also pledged the
Republican Administration "to
such agreement with the other
nations of the world as shall
meet the full duty of 'America to
civilization. . .without surrender
ing the rjght of the American
people to exercise its judgment
and its power in favor of justice
and peace."
Dv n Stall vrie.ioniZif of TJIK Sl'N and
Xsw Yobk IIiiuLn,
Chicago, Juno 10. After thirty
hours ot practically continuous con
sideration the resolutions committee
reached an unanimous agreement to
day on tho platform Senator James
U Watson (Ind.), Chairman ot the
committee, rushed out of the hot and
stuffy commltteo room at 5:15 this
afternoon, haggard, worn and happy,
for at tho end of the long struggle he
had steered matters to unanimous ac
titn which subsequently Insured that
there would bo no bolt, no spilt and
no sore spots.
Under his arm he carried In a port
folio a copy of tho document and ho
started Instantly for the Coliseum,
where the convention was killing time
awaitlng'hls report. a
Not without nerve-racking labor and
travail and. only through a determined
spirit of mutual consideration and
compromise among the members ot
tho committee had the united action
been made possible. Repeatedly It had
seemed almost certain that there would
be disagreements .and minority re
ports which would carry the fight to
tho floor and etch the lines for party
.Spirit or Conciliation.
But, In the end, despite that men's
tempers were frayed and their nerves
on edge as tho hours of continuous
struggle wore them out, they displayed
an excellent spirit of conciliation and
determination to avoid any pretext for
party division.
The story of the making of this plat
form 19 full of real drama. It might
be described as the contest between the
Blackstone and the Auditorium. The
resolutions committee sat at Auditorium
Hotel, while two square away, at the
Blackstone, was headquarters ot the
group of powerful and Influential men.
some of them politicians and statesmen,
others men of great affairs, who had
definite Ideas about the sort of platform
they wanted adopted and were deter
mined If posslblo to make' their Influ
ence count.
Between these two headquarters emis
saries and embassies were constantly
moving throughout Wednesday, Wed
nesday night and again to-day. Each
side was Insistent on a particular end
and each was perfectly willing to
threaten a party split If It were not
Several Sharp Engagements.
Aside from the, contest over the League
of Nations, there were some other sharp
engagements. In both the drafting sub
committee and the full resolutions com
mittee. One of these) was over the labor
declaration. A considerable force was
presented, backing a demand for a com
pulsory arbitration plan for dealing with
Continued' on Sixth Page.
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P roadway.
5 r. M. at former rtfrald Office. Herald
Building, Herald Rqaare.
S P. M. at all other Branch Office.
(Uxfatluit listed on Editorial rata.)
Eleven Entrants in Presidential Race
at Wind-up, With Nominating Sponsors
Stalf Correspondent of Tim He and Nitw YoiK HzMir,
QHICAGO, June jo. Here is the list of men to be placed in nomU
nation tor the Presidency to-morrow, with the speakers who will
make the nominating speeches:
Leonard Wood, by Henry J. Allen of Kansas.
Gov. Frank O. Lowdcn, by Representative William A. Rodenberg
of Illinois.
Senator Hiram W. Johnson, by Charles Stetson of California.
' Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, by Ogden L. Mills of New York and
Helen Varick Boswell.
Senator Warren G. Harding, by Frank B. Willis of Ohio.
Senator Miles Poindexter, by George II. Walker of Washington.
Herbert Hoover, by Judge Nathan L. Miller of New York.
Gov. Calvin Coolidge, by Frederick H. Gillett of Massachusetts,
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Gov. Williarh C. Sproul, by J. Hampton Moore of Philadelphia.
Senator Howard Sutherland, by Joseph M. Sanders of West
Jetter C. Pritchard, by Myron Butler of North Carolina.
Wood Will Get Twelve Voles
on First Ballot, Is General
Relief. . 4
Majority for Illinois Man Is
Claimed After Break in
Ilu o Stall Corrcunowlrnt 0 Tils Sun ANO
New Ynaic Hnur.D.
Chicago. June 10. New York will
cast seventy-six' of her eighty-eight
votes on tho first ballot for Dr. Nich
olas Murray Butler for tha Republican
Presidential nomination. This Is the
estimate to-day" of; those who have
been working ceaselessly since tho
delegation, reached- the city to bring
about some sort of solidarity In the
There ma'v be a few more or a few
less, and because ot the absence of
any one who In the slightest degree' Is
exercising' the function ot a boss it Is
possible that the tentative cohesion
that has been brought about may slip
at tho last moment. In stlch a con
tingency Butler might not get as many
as sixty votes from his home State.
The condition of uncertainty and
indecision which has characterized tho
delegates from the first existed to
some extent to-day, but It Is believed
to-night that Dr. Butler will receive
the votes of all except those who are
committed to Vfood or who think for
reasons of strategy that it would bo
best to support him at first In any
"I am positive I shall get seventy-six
votes from my home State on the first
ballot," said Dr. Butrer just before th
convention this afternoon.
Here ara the twelve men who. It Is
Nmi.. n-A nun, n atfinri hv WoOlt OT1
the first ballot: 'Robert L. Bacon of
Nassau, slarry Lee of Suffolk, Usury L.
acting In place of George jledalle of
The Bronx, who was called home by a
death In the family: Joseph 51. Dickey
of Orange county, John Barnes f Mont
gomery, Lansing G. HosMns ot Ontario,
John Tabor of Cayuga, George P. Urban,
Harry J. Kne'ppor, William V. Waldow
and 'Herben S Slsson of "3rlc. The four
last named are the delegates controlled
by Kred Greiner, who Insists that there
Is no sentim:nt tor Butler In Buffalo, but
that his constituents want Wood.
Lovrden Manager Expects Majority
The Wood people are carrying eight
or ten men fcr Wood on their sheets. Of
this number, however, the only one who
may not support Butler on the first bal
lot Is Lewis M, Swasey of Kings.
Leaving Butler out of consideration
there is little sentiment for any of the
possibilities outside of Lowitn end
Wood. The latter group will try to poll
their full Btrength at once, while the
Lowdenltes have promised to give Dr.
Butler a complimentary run.
"1 hope Lowden will get no votes from
New York on the first," said William J.
Tulty, Lowden'a New York manager,
mindful of his obligation to Butler.
"Hiwever, It Is a most conservative
statement to say that the Illinois Gov
ernor in the end will get more than a
majority of our delegation.
"We are sure that the nentlment for
Lowden Is steadily Increasing through
out the convention. We know of no
place we have lost, and on the other
hand we are aware of gains. The dele
gates have been In the city long enough
to learn from the people of Illinois what
Continued on Second Page.
Mint- nuifneaa Hounet obtained excellint
elerka, altimen. nccutlrea, tenorrapheri.
Ac. inrougn tne on aeparaie imp
Wanted adrartlsemenU sublUhed In Tha
Eun-IUraldnaat 8undar. For but and con
latent reaults um The Bun-Harald for H!s
Wasted adTtrtlitmaau.
Borah to Tell Convention That
Bankers Try to Block Sen
ator's Nomination.
Californian, Satisfied "With
Action on League, Not to
Appear Claims Victory.
Ilu a Stalf rniresnoiirteitt nf Tnr Sun ND
Nkw Yok JlEati.D.
Chicago, June 10. With the contro
versy over tho League ot Nations set
tled to their satisfaction In the Re
publican platform, tho Johnson forces
are preparing their heavy artillery to
night for a spectacular drive in the
convention for tho nomination of Sen
ator Johnson for President.
Senator Johnson charged to-day
that powerful representatives ot In
ternational banking Interests were at
tempting to prevent his nomination,
Just as they attempted' to prevent a
condemnation of tho Wilson league.
Upon tho convention floor to-morrow
Senator Borah, field marshal of the
Johnson camp, will repeat the charge.
Senator Borah Is expected to men
tion former Senator W. Murray Crano
of Massachusetts as tho leader here
of the financial Interests which aro
being accused of backing tho move
ment to kill off Johnson. Whother ho
will make the attack In a speech seo
ondlng the nomination of Senator
Johnson or find opportunity at some
other time during the proceedings haa
not been determined.
"I Intend to bo heard by tho conven
tlon," said Senator Borah to-night to
The Sun and New York HniALD"and
I do not expect to speak under the
Ave minute rule."
Johnson ia Stay Away,
Senator Borah evidently intends to
appeal to tho convention for an ex
tension of time, which Is likely to be
Senator Johnson will not go on tho
convention floor. If tho resolutions
committee had reported a platform in
dorsing tho Wilson League of Nations
In any form ho would havo done so.
The Borali speech to tho convention Is
expected to be not only an attack on
tho financial Interests, which are sup
posed to be backing the Wilson league
and bent on defeating Johnson, but an
onslaught upon the Wood Vnd Lowden
forces In connection with their large
campaign expenditures. The Johnson
men apparently are anxious to provoke
a debate In the convention. They believe
they will have every tactical advantage
In uch a situation, and probably feel
that the only hope ot Johnson's nomina
tion now lies In such an effort to sweep
Lowden and Wood from their command
ing positions.
"There aro In Chicago at this time
certain powerful and determined In
fluences which are stating with the Im
perious note of bygone days that I shall
not have the nomination,'' said Senator
Johnson to the newspaper correspondents
this afternoon. "I am proud ot their
opposition to me. I have courted it and
I am still ready to pit the powers that
God has given me against their power
and their Influence and their wealth. I
have beaten them before the people, and
It la for the free delegates of this con
ventlon to say what Is to be In the bal
loting that Is to ensue.
Satisfied With League rinnk.
"I shall start with a modest number
of delegates, but many assurances have
been given me of subsequent accessions."
"Do you regard the developments of
the day In regard to the League of Na
tions platform as entirely satisfactory
to you 7" the Senator was asked.
"It Is a marvellous thing, he replied.
"Here Is a plan that Is presented asking
Contlnutd on Fourth Peg.
Vote Against Ratification
of Treaty at Night Ses
sion Is 079 to 5.
Convention Eager to tio on
With Nominations for
Two High Offices.
Joy in Party That Conditions
Which Wrecked Tilings in
1910 Havo Passed.
nu a Stalf rvirrnpoiirffnt of The Sin mi
New Yobk IIcriid.
Chicago, Juno 10. The League of
Nations Is ilciidcr thnn a doornail.
Thero Is pence In tho Republican
party. Tho convention to-night by n
vote of 070 to 5 killed the Wilson
Reunited and rclnsplrcd, tho coiv
ventlon will nominate to-morrow
morning nnd ballot In the nftcrnoon.
And tho feelliiR In this new and
buoyant mood 1b that the name of thu
nominee for President will go llnslitu?
all over tho country by nightfall In
The name Is still hidden behind the
curtain of destiny. Hut this much
Is true: It Is Major-Gen. Leonard
Wood against the field. Ho may be
bentcu. He Is not yet it probability.
Tho forces ngalnst hlni nro strong
and resourceful. Rut he is out In
front nnd occupies to-night n more
fnvorable position than In nny pre
vious hour of thu long, long light.
Lowden nppears to he gaining not
nt nil, neither have the clutnccs of
Johnson become brighter. Hughes
still looms up ns tho strongest ot the
dark horses, with some tullffor Coob
Itlge nnd Sproul. Allen seems little
more than a possibility nnd Ilutler's
boom hasn't lasted.
The strugglo imi8t await the fate
ful fall of Chairman Lodge's gavel.,
To-night tho other straggle, the
triumph of the forces that fought and
won a sturdy nnd courageous battle
for America, thrills tho convention
nnd echoes wherever men and women
gather In this steaming city. It was
not a victory for any one mnn or nny
little prldeftil group of men. It was
n triumph of patriotism and of prin
ciple that would not down nnd could
not be frightened or bought with
pretty words.
Spells Doom of Hoialam.
It spells tho downfall of bosslsm
In the O. O. P., It proves ngalnst the
sneers of cynics nnd scoffers the
truth that this gathering Is as frco
ns tho wind. It demonstrates that
money cannot dictate to tho party of
1020. Therefore the convention will
take up Its work to-morrow with a
new prldo In Itself, and ns lenders of
several persuasions nro happily say
ing to-night, with the absolute deter
mination nnd confidence of carrying
tho country next November.
Treaty and league were killed because
a small company of gentlemen In
formed W. Murray Crano ot Massa
chusetts early this morning in Mr.
Crane's room 213 at tho Blackston
Hotel that If he Insisted on a plank
calling for ratification of tho treaty
nnd league with any sort of reserva
tions they would leave tho party
stump against tho party candidate
nnd tell the peoplo where tho respon
sibility must be placed.
Senator William K. Borah (Idaho)
and Senator Medlll McCormlck (III.)
said to Mr. Crane: "Senator (ho used to
be United States Senator), we represent
the Liberal and tho Liberal-Conservative
followlngs of tho party. Wo know
Just where wo are ot. Wo nro not here
to argue with you. We merely stato to
you w'th all respect that If you and
Honry P. Davison, Thomas W. La-
mont and Dwlght W. Morrow, who aro
'here from the firm of J. P. Morgan &
Co., Insist on a ratification plank, If
you succeed In getting It approved, as
you may havo the power to do, then
wo will leave the party, Brandcgce will
leave the party, Johnson will leavo the
party. We will tell the people that
you wrecked us In 1912, that your bad
management made victory Impossible
In 1916 and that you destroyed us In
1920. Good night, sir."
Crane Withdraw Ilia Plank.
And when morning camo to tho thlr
teen members of the sub-committee
drafting the platform thirteen mon,
red eyed from loss of sleep, nerves
ajanglc, tempers frayed, wcro In
formed that Mr. Crane had decided to
withdraw the plank he had submitted
and that he would have no further ad
vice to offer or objections to make.
That ended It. The ratiflcatlonlata
quit the struggle. Mr. Crane, out-
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