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NEW YORK EXPECTS '( ENORMOUS CROWD Word Passed Along That More Than 100.000 Are Due at !£| Convention. AMUSEMENTS ARE ARRANGED Special Plans to Keep Ticketless Out of Hall. BV ROBERT T. SHAM.. NEW YORK, June 18—The prepa rations being made here for the Democratic national convention are in striking contrast with the ar rangements for the Republican con claw at Cleveland. New York has conceived the idea that something like lOO.OPO or 200,000 visitors are coming to this city during the week or possibly the weeks of the conven tion. Just where they are all coming from and what they are going to do after they get here nobody seems to know. Madison Square Carden has been constructed to seat about 14,000 persons, so some outside "amuse ment" must be provided for the 86.000 or the 186,000 shut-outs. Probably all of these shut-outs will try at some time or another to crash the gale into tin convention hall or at least to get in the vicinity of the historic old building They will find a great cordon <>:' police thrown about the garden, and persons with out tickets will be kept a long way' off In Cleveland the convemion throngs were far below expectations. Very little policing was required about the public hall where the ses sions of the convention were held* ■About all the Cleveland cops had to do was to try to keep the jay walkers on the streets in the straight and narrow paths laid down for pedestrians at the busy intersections. The people of Cleveland themselves were t ery orderly about the conven tion. Those who failed to get tickets simply stayed away. That made the task of the handlers of the conven lion quite simple. Here in New York it is quite different This is the most curious town in the world. I<et a man stop and cast his eyes to the sky and in half a second a hundred people will have gathered around him and he stretching their necks to the limit trying to find what it is all about. Has Caught Imagination. This Democratic convention has caught the imagination of the plain people and they are going to get in on it if they can. The fact that Al Smith is going to be fighting in the big arena is enough to make New Yorkers sit up and lake notice. There is no doubt as to how the governor is idolized in his home town. He came from the sidewalks of New York and they'll sing that old ballad a thousand times in Madison Square Harden before the convention is over. Des'pite the expected rush of thou sands to the convention, the hotel managers of the city report that they have plenty of rooms. Only a dozen of the more central hotels are being used officially for the convention delegates and visitors. The others are carrying on in quite a normal way and there is not likely to be any call at all for the 35,000 or 50.000 flats and apartments placed al the disposal of the committee on ar rangements. All Parties Concerned. Right up to the opening of the convention the local committee is carrying on the non-partisan idea and organization which launched the move, to bring the Democrats here. It was a strange thing to see such a Grand Old Party stalwart as Frank A. Munsey inspecting the Garden to see officially if everything possible was being done to make the pow wow of the Democrats a success, in 1912 Mr. Munsey was a "Bull Mooser," but. like all the good .Moosers of those hectic days, he is once more back in the Republican fold. Incidentally, a painting of Roosevelt was hung in the convention hall in Cle\ieland~ for the first time since 1912. There will be no lack of color in the. New York convention. Madison Square Garden is a striking contrast to the convention hall at Cleveland. In th.- city by the lake the natural beauty of the new auditorium was stressed and outside the big flag and the three paintings at the back of the stage there were absolutely no decorations. Madison Square Garden has no natural interior beauty and therefore the angular lines and steel skeletons have been camouflaged and hidden as much as possible under a billowing mass of flags ami pennants shields and bunting. When the crowds get inside it will be a gala enough place. Play With It nd Name. One theatrical producer must have thought the Republicaai convention t'as coming here instead of the Demo cratic. He has brought out a new play called "Keep Cool." "So This Is Politics" is the title of another and it takes some wise cracks at all the politicians. Florenz Ziegfeld has kept his prom ise to bring out a new “Follies" if the convention was awarded to New Vork. Up to that time he had an nounced his intention to quit the "Foliy” business for keeps. laiat time a new "Follies" was produced they charged $22 apiece for the first night tickets Only $5.50 will be charged next Tuesday night and the seats • f • t . ? • 1325 F STREET • T i i perhaps it’s not only became they're genuine j i Irish Linen Suits I • ? • I j | but became they’re j | priced at j 15 * * . • —and then again, it might | be because they are the three-button English models—that makes them so much in demand. j erosnortC i 1325 F STREET • house of Kuppenheimer good clothes < IL J • CONVENTION SIDELIGHTS jßy the Associated Press. NEW YORK. June 18—Woman ■delegates and committetwtomen to the Democratic convention next week announced today that they would not operate as a woman's bloc and would ftanotion as individuals rather than as women. Predicting that the fem inine Democrats win exercise a greater influence on thieir convention than dsd their sisters at the Cleveland Republican gathering, Mrs. Emily Newell Blair, vice chairman of the Democratic national committee, said that the women would express their opinion on the convention floor "with out fear or favor." The total voting strength of the women will be 462. Quit* a number of the woman mem bers already have arrived. They will have a rrneeting Saturday. Tamman'y. it is announced, is or ganizing a "mixer" campaign with the design of "selling" Gov. Smith to thie convention delegates. The delegates are to be looked upon as "buyers” to whom the Tammany "salesmen" will extol their candidate. Groups of Tammany members will mix with the visiting delegates in leisure hours and serve as hosts to groups or individuals on every possi ble occasion. George L Berry of Tennessee, pres ident of the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America, has opened head quarters in the A\ aid oft -Astoria Hotel, from which he is directing his campaign for the vice presidential nomination A national Democratic convention of negroes met in Harlem yesterday and adopted a resolution in which thev declared that the "Democratic platform has always been broad enough for our feel." Oscar H Waters, who was re-elect ed chairman of the national negro WANTS CONTINUATION OF TWO-THIRDS RULE Missouri Committeeman Says Pleas to Change Procedure Will Fall on Deaf Ears. By th* Associated Press. CHICAGO, June IS.—Preservation of the two-thirds nominating rule was advocated in a statement last night by E. A. Goltra. Democratic na tional committeeman from Missouri. "Had it not been for the observance of this rule at the convention of 1912. in Baltimore. In all likelihood the country wquld not have had the bene ficial services of Mr. Mc-Adoo as Sec retary of the Treasury,” said Mr. Goltra. He declared it odd that “some of the Democrats who then were persistently insisting upon the observance of the rule should now be quite as insistently urging its abrogation.” Mr. Goltra also intimated that Mis souri. which had "bowed to the rule” when Champ Clark was a candidate, now had a favorite son. former Gov. Gardner, "who as yet is not widely known, but who might become Presi dent as the result of the observance of the two-thirds rule." Mr. Goltra is known as an opponent of the McAdoo candidacy. NEW HEALTH OFFICER NAMED FOR RICHMOND Mayor-Elect Bright Announced Vigorous Economy Drive Will Be Waged in Fall. Special Dispatch to The Star RICHMOND. Va., June 18.—Mayor elect Bright today announced the selection of Dr. W. Brownley Foster to be chief health officer of Rich mond. succeeding Dr. E. C. Bevy, who has held office about ten years. Dr. Foster will take office October 1. He is a Richmond man, but has recently resided in Roanoke. The mayor-elect, who assumes office September 1, announced that he will wage a vigorous campaign of econ omv, and will do away with private use" of municipal automobiles for joy riding. ELECTION IN DOUBT. Defeat of Smuts' Government Seems Probable. CAPETOWN, Union of South Africa. June 18.—The returns from the gen era! elections yesterday are incom plete and the result is most doubtful. The government party, on the basis of these partial results, has twenty five seats and the laborite-nationalist opposition, thirty. have been allotted almost entirely to prominent New York Democrats, who will see that they reach such bona fide delegates and visitors as wish to go. The authorities have promised to chop off the heads of any ticket speculator caught in the act during the convention period. The reports being circulated by his political rivals that Senator Pat Har rison will represent a Ku Klux con vention in his home state when he starts to keynote the national con vention makes the opening arrange ments all the more interesting. Cardi nal Hayes Is to deliver the invocation. iCopyrixbt. 1924.) THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON, D. C. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 18, 1924. Democratic committee, said yester day’s convention represented 500,000 dissatisfied negro voters. "The col ored people have voted the Republi can ticket for generations," he said, “but the Republican party is mixed up with people who have a supreme hatred of our race.” Broadway theater men announced today that seats for all performances at theii* houses next week were being sold at the regular box office prices. A majority of the theaters reported that plenty of seats yet remained for next week’s performances. It was said that the top box office price for any New York attraction during the convention would be $5.50, which is the prevailing scale for the big mu sical productions. Other top-price seats will go at $3.85 five nights a week and $4.40 on Saturday; others will sell at $2.75, save on Saturday night, when they will be sold for $3.30. One hundred or more alternates to the convention will have to be seated in the gallery of Madison Square Gar den rather than on the convention floor. Tickets were printed for 1,334 delegates and it was discovered to day that there would be 1,436 delegates present at the convention. As a re sult, said Isadore Dockweiler, na tional committeeman of California and chairman of the committee on arrangements, the overflow will have to be put Into gallery seats. New York restaurants will provide meals for 2.000,000 persons daily dur ing the convention, it was estimated today by the United Restaurant Own ers’ Association, which renewed pre vious assurances that food prices would not he increased during the week. A "police committee” of the organizatipn will make visits to member- restaurants at unannounced times to see that food prices are kept down. Another committee has de vised menus to provide dishes native to the various sections of the coun try. McADOO STUMPS OHIO FROM TRAIN PLATFORM Greeted by Large Crowds and Shakes Hands at Stops in Thirteen Cities. By the Associated Press. CLEVELAND. June IS.—William G. McAdoo. candidate for the Demo cratic presidential nomination, stumped Ohio yesterday from the platform of a Baltimore and Ohio train on which he is traveling to New York for the con vention. Although the trip was unadvertised and unheralded, he was greeted by large crowds at thirteen cities in this state where the train stopped for a few minutes. Because of the brevity of the stops. Mr. McAdoo spent the time in shak ing hands. It was merely an occa sion that permitted him to say "hello." He expressed the hope that “the Democratic convention nominates a Progressive candidate on a Progres sive ticket." adding that, “if it does I promise to come back and make a speech during the campaign.” The candidate did not attempt any serious or detailed discussion of can didates or issues, indicating that the latter is for the convention to settle. "I'm glad to be in Ohio, the home state of James M. Cox, whom I ad mire very much," Mr. McAdoo shouted as his train pulled out of Tiffin. His last stop in the state was made at Youngstown. COPELAND BACKS SMITH. Senator Foresees Gloom and La Follette Winning Six States. BOSTON, June 18. —Soup kitchens and bread lines and victory for Sena tor La Follette as presidential can didate in surely six and possibly twelve states were predicted last night by Senator Royal S. Copeland, who advocated the nomination of Gov. Smith of New York before the National Democratic Club of Massa chusetts. Senator Copeland devoted most of his speech to "the plight of the Amer ican farmer and the indifference of the Republican administration toward him." "The farmers.” he said, "are either bankrupt or on the verge of bankruptcy. More than 500 banks In the northwest have been closed up because of deplorable conditions there.” The New York junior senator said that the gloomy aspect of things would remaJn unaltered unless a candidate of marked sympathy for the needs of the American farmer and the people in general was put up by the Democrats to drive the Republicans out of power. Honorary Degree for Marshall. WATERVILLE, Me.. June IS.—For mer Vice President Thomas R. Mar shall of Indianapolis was given the honorary degree of doctor of laws at the Colby College commencement to day. It pays to read the want columns of The Star. Hundreds of situations are procured through them. U'cßetter! l V motor / Tou Can's Make | Tour Motor JfoocA | I <JProduct ofSJhe Columbia Oil Ca~2oYears Senh^ c Washingion M’DOWELL’S SECOND TRIAL IS OPENED Prosecution to Insist Upon Death Penalty of Boy Accused of Parents’ Murder. INSANITY BASIS OF DEFENSE Twenty Witnesses to Testify for State—Confession Head. CLEARWATER, Fla.. June 18.—The trial of Frank McDowell, the second time in two weeks on a murder charge, was resumed in Pinellas County circuit court here today, A Jury to hear the evidence that may send the nineteen-year-old boy to the electric chair or to the insane asylum was completed late yesterday. That the defense again will rely entirely on the insanity plea was Indicated by questions propounded by the McDowell counsel. It was equally apparent that the state. In this trial, will insist on the death penalty for the youth who Is being tried on the specific charge of killing his mother at St, IhJtersburg last February, when he also shot his father to death. Twenty witnesses were sworn for the state. The number that will ap pear for the defense was not stated. Neighbor TratiArn. W. U Stone, a neighbor of the Mc- Dowell's in St. Petersburg, was the first called by the state. He de scribed the condition of Mrs Mc- Dowell's body when he went to the home. at the urgent request of Frank, about 1 am. There were two bullet wounds in her head, the wit ness said. The boy came to his home, across the street. Stone testified, knocked on the side, frantically calling. "Come quick and gel a doctor; some one has shot papa.” , ... He found the boy kneeling at the side of the bed "weeping as though his heart would break." The boy told him, he said, that a man had entered the house, knocked him unconscious with a blow on the head. _ ~ Stone testified McDowell declared that "it was just one year ago to- that somebody burned my sis ters to death at Decatur, Ga. I am all alone In the world If they had only left me just one!" Note Read to J»rj. The witness also told of finding the heart-shaped "Holy Ghost" note between the bodies. This note was read to the jury by the state. It in cluded a paraphrase of the lyord s Prayer. „ D. C. Wilkerson. St. Petersburg notary public, next witness, told Judge' McMullen, during absence of the jurv, that McDowell appeared be fore him and voluntarily signed a written confession of the murder of his parents. . , . , The entire confession, which also described the burning to death of the two sisters at Decatur. Ga. in Febru ary. 1923, was admitted as evidence, the court rilling that unless _ mate riality of reference to the Georgia crime was shown it would be ruled out. WOMAN SEEKS ELECTION. Wife of Impeached Governor Would Vindicate Name. TEMPLE. Texas, June 18.—Mrs, Miriam A. Ferguson, wife of former Gov. James E. Ferguson. yes terday opened her campaign for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Texas by issuing a statement ap pealing to the voters of the state to clear the Ferguson name by nominat ing and electing her. Mrs. Ferguson referred to the im peachment of her husband by tne state senate in 1917 and asked that the voters repudiate the impeach ment by placing her in office. The former governor is not eligible for office in Texas as the resu't of his impeachment. LA FOLLETTE IS LAUDED. Called Greatest Friend of United States by Democrat. CLEVELAND. June 18.—Represent, ative George Huddlestone. Democrat. Alabama, addressing the convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers yesterday, attacked Presi dent Coolldge's attitude toward labor and declared that Senator Robert I.a Follette, Wisconsin, was the "great est friend of all the people in Amer ica today.” "I don’t know what the Democrats down in New York are going to do. or who they are going to pick for their standard bearer, but unless they adopt a platform of progressive Ideals one which will conform with labor’s needs—you may have the op portunity of voting for that fighting senator from Wisconsin who has the courage and ability to fight minority controlled political machines and stand up for the rights of all the I people," he said. RED LEAVEN SURE TO DEFEAT ST. PAUL CONVENTION AIMS Conservatives in Farm-Labor Movement Must Elimi nate Communists or Give Up Hope of Any Success, BY DAVID LAWRENCE. BT. PAUL, June 18.—Senator Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin has truly delivered a death blow to the so called Farmer-1 3abor- Progressive con vention assembled here so far as political significance Is concerned. He will be offered nomination, but he cannot accept, for the convention has already done what he vigorously pro tested it should not do. It has ad mitted avowed communists as dele gates as well as officers of the con vention. Without La Follette this gathering is hardly of national importance. Whoever Is nominated and runs on the ticket apart from La Follette will receive a negligible vote at the polls. But certain things happened here which are national, if not interna tional, In their significance. In the first place, the communists revealed themselves as a small minority even in this convention of radicals. Talk ing with them individually one finds their bark worse than their bite. They speak of their affiliations with Moscow as fraternal, hut when you Pin them down to a formula for se curing their objectives thev do not clearly indicate that they mean rev olution by force of arms They know ♦H.'V r K m< ? te PV <-n is their possible triumph by means of • the ballot. They are Communists in theory and of them woulfi Practice what they preach if it came to a showdown. Indeed. their every e . scence in a invention which J? at a ticket in the field to be submitted in the constitutional way to *loctorate is an admission that RuMian methods are. at this stage of the game at least, futile. > Adit>4* of Majority. And If there Is cause for gratifica tion in the fact that in a nation of 110,000,000 of people only a handful of Communists are in evidence, there is also an interesting revelation in the attitude which the real Farmer- Labor leaders of Minnesota and the friends of Senator lau Follette take towards Communism. Senator Magnus Johnson.of Minne sota stayed away from this conven tion. The leaders of the Farmer- Labor party and their newspaper or gan shunned the meeting and de nounced it in bitter terms. There were many members of the Farmer- Labor party of Minnesota seated as delegates and there were radicals i from other parts of the country, but they were men who tolerate commu nism as a harmless theory and do not think as much influence can he Wielded by snubbing their radical brethren as by sitting w ith them and 1 Canadian Crash is the perfect combination of feather weight and dressyness. You’ll feel dressed up; and yet enjoy the perfect comfort of its lightness. They are tailored efficiently; are available in several shades—and offer a better solution of the cool clothes question than any you’ve seen. They are two-piece Suits —smartly modeled. Twenty-five Dollars ■ If you want them—Knickers to match attempting - to persuade them to mod eration. Stated by U Follette. The whole case against the con vention was put in a nutshell by Senator La Follette when he said: "Although the national Communist organization as such may be granted only five delegates in the St. Paul convention, the basis of representa tion adopted is lending itself to their purpose to control. Reposing com plete confidence in the soundness of the deliberate judgment of the Amer ican people, 1 have no apprehension that the Communist party can ever command any considerable support in this country. 1 do not question their right, under the Constitution, to submit their issues to the people, but 1 most emphatically protest against their being admitted into the councils of any body of progressive voters." Notwithstanding Mr. Ut Follette's advice, the leaders here did admit the Communists and give them important places on the committees, and even selected as permanent chairman State Senator Charles E. Taylor of Mon tana, a friend of William Z. Foster and a man who, while not a member of the Communist party, admits his sympathy with that group, Mahoney Shows Hand. At the very outset William J. Ma honey. temporary chairman, let the cat out of the bag by revealing that although Iju. Follette’s letter was a cruel blow, nevertheless he had a well advertised name and It would be a splendid club with which to break up the Republican and Democratic par ties. That's why there is sUll a de sire to name La Follette, but the Wis consin senator knows that if he is to 1 have the support of the conference for progressive political action, which meets at Cleveland on July 4, he must continue to keep himself from being In any way connected with the St. I'aul convention and its Communistic delegates. The fight here is to make a perma nent party organization and there are enough Communist delegates to per mit the national executive committee to accept avowed Communists in its personnel. This committee would be analogous to the national committee of the Republican or Democratic parties, and Ist chances of amount ing to anything in the future depend upon its willingness or unwillingness to oust the Communists. I'nrponea of Co nun uniats. Irrespective of what happens here, one may predict a short life for the national executive committee if it doesn't ultimately get rid of the Com munists. They belong in no scheme which has for its object constitutional methods of securing political power. 1 Their purpose is only to sit in the councils of the radicals lon* enough to set the upper hand anti provoke general strikes and other disturb ances to the economic order. 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