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The tentative platform of the G. 0.
P. has been completed by a subcom
mittee of the committee on resolu
tions and will be presented to the
full committee today.
As was expected, the chief points
are "Americanism," a navy that will
fear no other power in the world"
and a big standing army. No men
tion is made of equal suffrage or
The state militia is encouraged in
the training of a citizen soldiery (no
federalization of militia; no mention
of compulsory military service).
Closer co-operation between the gov
ernment and American industries,
so they can be used in the nation's
defense is also asked.
The president's foreign policy and
his attitude in the Mexican situation
are strongly condemned.
The tariff plank demands that the
big industries should be protected by
a "reasonable tariff." The Under
wood law is attacked and its repeal
demanded. Tariff commission again
Merchant marine by subvention
and other legislation is recommend
. ed, such subvention to be in pay
ment for services actually performed
and the vessels to pass under control
of U. S. in emergency.
Promise is made- for the creation
of a budget system to eliminate
"wasteful appropriations by con
gress." Child labor and women's hours
legislation is asked for factories
which do an interstate commerce
business. The recall' and the initia
tive and referendum were turned
MURRAY ATTACKS HUGHES
Washington, June 8. A slashing
attack on the "candidacy" of Su
preme Court Justice Hughes, as "vio
lative of the American rule that the
courts must be kept free from poli
tics," was made in the house today
by Representative "Alfalfa" Bill Mur
ray, Democrat, Oklahoma.
Sunrise, 4:14; sunset, 7:23.
Fred Kringer, 1804 Hudson av.,
slipped on wet pavement in front of
211 S. Water.
Lulu Munger, 4010 Clarendon av.,
arrested for taxi bill of $316. Gave
check which couldn't be cashed.
Nine boiler inspector helpers, fired
in July, 1915, started mandamus pro
ceedings to get back jobs.
Special train showing value of
"safety first" propaganda to stop to
morrow at Grand Central station.
Wm. Scully, 4322 Michigan av.,
tried suicide. Gas. Revived. Had
trouble with wife.
Chin Que Sang, 532 Federal, hung
himself from gas jet. Broke and out
Twenty students at Morton high
school, Clyde, fired after class rough
house in which several were injured.
Unknown man foupd stabbed to
death in front of St. Mary's church,
14th and. Wabash. Pickpocket, po
Electricity carried by wires hold
ing up "suff" banner caused fire in
building at 1159 N. State.
Chas. Wfinzloff, 928 W. 29th, ar
rested as man who held up street
car and terrorized passengers.
Coroner investigating death of
Mrs. Margaret Grosch, 339 Wiscon
sin av., Oak Par. Cause unknown.
Thos. Feeney, patrolman Canal
port av. station, fired for living with
Policeman Michael Flannery, En
glewood station, discharged by civil
service com'n. Drunk on duty.
Valentine Pipzak, South Chicago,
burned to death when he touched
wire in Northern Indiana Electric
station, on Calumet river.
Edith Smith, 10, identified dying
father as man who killed her mother
at 3131 Prairie av.
Des Moines. Complete reutrns in
dicate suffrage defeated by 4,655,