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BLIND TO LABOR AID AS HE CRIES POVERTY Fears Thousands Assessed on Worker Would Cost Sympathy. PROSELYTING GENERAL 2,000,000 Rail Employees 'Give LV to Heln Defeat Harding. XANY LEADERS REBEL \ Scheme Seen to Form 'Liberal Labor Party' to Elect McAdoo in 1924. When Gov. Cox began to bemoan the fMt that campaign contributor* were beatowlng more money on Senator Har4IO| than on him he overlooked the eflWts of hi* moat ardent and most generous supporters. For some reason or other, Gov. Cox forgot to mention the fadt that organised labor In America , hM contributed between $76,000 and ' $190,000 to hta campaign, and that the American Federation of Labor and the Plqtnb Flan League have aent out hundreds of volunteer and salaried workers to corral the workingman's vote for Cox end Roosevelt. When George White, chairman of the Democratic National sCommiittee, and GOT. Cox were lamenting their poverty, and Insisting that there must be something crooked within the opposition became the latter had more generous frlgnds. 2,000.000 railroad workers were contributing to a great fund to defeat Senator Harding dhd elect Gov. Cox because they had been given to understand that this was a sure way of accomplishing the repeal of the labor clauses In the JEsch-Cumtnina railroad UW. At mo same time Samuel Compere's "non-partisan committee" of the A. F. of L. was proselyting In forty-flve of the forty-eight States, calling upon every State federation of labor to set aside so mrtieh for the "Cox for President" fund. Nearly all of the 1,800 central labor unions that are subsidiaries of these State federations received the same call. Every State federation was told that it was not to contribute to any central national fund, but to spend or direct the spending of Its own money In Its ova State. Every State federation was given a list of Representatives. Senators ant local officeholders who had Incurred the displeasure of Mr. Gompers. Theee men were to be defeated for reelection If the vote of labor or labor's money could accomplish It. The Plumb Plan League was to visit vengeance upon thoao Representatives and Senators who votad for the Esch-Cummlns bill. That waa the Plumb Plan League's particular job. The "non-partisan" committee's misf franklin % c tA Sfore of Ina I PIFTH AVENOE?j o g ? Wometfs and , o ; f Brushed 9 ! u Urn tcc ; 1 1WUOL ! 29 o "Lighter anc *r* . An Innovation in a Ful 0 9 1 Soft and sw jv warm to snu f sharp morning evenings, cor 0 decorativeness 1 ing robe with calitv of a hou V ? ^ d Tan, Pt acock '! Orchid. j lu I Penr|inine Negligee 5 ookoooooooon# i tr L . * _ slon was to fight all other public officials . who had dared to oppose any legislation 1 favored by the A. F. of L. or vote for bills that Mr. Gompers designated as ( unfair. There was no secrecy about the I A. F. of L.'s purposes. Mr. Gompers ! has made frequent announcements. Such politicians as Senators Moses, Cummins, Hrandcgee, Wadsworth, Fenrose and Smoot were marked for defeat, and every local union affiliated with the A. F. of L. was assessed so much to finance the Labor campaign for the Democratic ticket. The' money did not go fo the Democratic National Committoe. Labor financed Its own spellbinders and political organizers. The country was zoned and districted. I Peter J. Bra<Jy, supervisor of The City Record here in New Tork, for instance, j was made responsible for the work east of the Alleghany Mountains and north ! of the Onlo River. John Keegan, an, official of the International Association of Machinists and for some time an agent for the Department of Labor, maintained a general supervision over the remainder .of the country. Mr. Keeg&p started out on his missionary work directly after ths nomination of Cox and Roosevelt in San Francisco. Immediately after the San Francisco convention labor's drive for Cox and Roosevelt began. One of the principal directors of the drive explained that It was not because labor Is usually Democratic at the polls but because the commlttPA nn ri'SnlnHnnt in Via n Vriinoiunn wm found to ba more pliable than the Republican committee In Chicago. However, the drive was solely an A. F. of L. affair at first. Suddenly the Plumb Plan League decided to round up all organised railroad workers for Cox. At the same time that league decided its name was liable to divert votes because of the Socialistic color of the Plumb plan. Therefore, the league began to operate politically under the Inoffensive name of "The Railroad Unions." It maintains elaborate offices In the Munsey Building in Washington, and there never was any apparent lack of funds. It was decided to pay particular attention to New York. Maryland, New Jersey, Missouri, Wyoming. Colorado, California and other States at that time regarded as of doubtful political persuasion. Alliances Avoided. The chief aim of the Plumb Plan Leaguers was to defeat Republican candtdates for the United States Senate and for the House of Representatives. Where It was feasible alliances with such political raiders as the Non-Partisan Leaguo were effected, but no alliance that might be permanently entangling was entered Into. The organizers kept reminding local unions that "our friends to-day may bo our enemies to.morrov. so form no friendships that you cannot break."' Here and J here where local union treasuries were in healthy condition assessments were made upon them. In | other cases the individual members were ; assessed. All told, it amounted to thou- ; sands of dollars. Mr. Cox either pur- ' posely neglected mentioning' this tremendous aid to his campaign or decided * that It would have a tendency to make folks feel less sympathetic when he cried poverty. At the present time the A. F. of L. and the Plumb Plan League have ( nearly 3,000 workers In the field, and , labor Is still supporting them and stand- j ^ lng the financial strain. + I 1 It is found that the labor vote refuses, a as usual, to be delivered In bulk. Never , j have the old line labor leaders found . their commands so flouted as they are being to-day. The drive for Cox has ^ shown these labor leaders that Independents have made much headway In 1 their attempt to wrest the American Federation of Labor from the rule of the Gompers machine. The Plumb Plan League Is finding gi eater solidarity , within the Big Four railroad unions, but even there the Independents and the rad- t lcals have srllt off large sections of what once was a well organised solidarity. These Independent leaders who refuse tfmo.n * 1 O hvidua! Shops o fjih *ni j8th Strttts O ? UTtce/tt* a WOOL | COATS i 50 i 0 O o 1 Warmer" ? ? II Length Coat Model o ? ???????? o : O I I O I I athing and \ \ ggle into on i j is and frosty ? ; nbining the ! ; of a loung- ; O ^ i thpk nrarfi- ? if I 11 IV pi UV II o se gown ... | i Blue, Pink, j \ Rose ? % ^ 3 Shop*? Fir si Floor <A ? ft n ? n ? o o 000000 oW \ ' THE J 1 to be bound to any candidate and appear to be divided pretty evenly among the Republican, Democratic and FarmerLabor tickets began fighting the "Cox for ITesident" campaign and opposed assessments for that cause upon union treasuries and private purses. They began characterising the work of Kcegan and his agents as fall ploughing for William G. McAdoo and the BruchChadbourne group of financiers. They said that It looked suspiciously like the foundations of a labor political combine that would work for the election of Mr. McAdoo to the Presidency In 1924 or at least the formation of a liberal labor party that would acknowledge Mr. McAdoo as its leader. Liberal Lenders Revolt. As far fetched as that may sound, the fact remains that the independent labor leaders have caused Keegan and his assistants no end of trouble. His work of putting Cox across?or trying to? merits commendation from the hustling standpoint. In a dozen middle Western cities the union men who have obeyed tfce summons to the Cox standard have been doing a door to door missionary work. Their women folks have been organized and have been proselyting In \ivif nourjiuou gaincringB, in social cluDs for women and In all organizations where working women are likely to Assemble In any numbers. The women have tone about addressing noontime meetings In and near mills and factories where women are employed. All told It has been an efficient and ixpensive campaign that tabor has conlucted In Oov. Cox's behalf. Certainly le has not been unaware of this, and, lesplte his public avowals of financial Jestltutlon, not without cognizance of the .act that this great amount of money las been spent by labor to crajn him nto the White House. Prank Morrison, secretary of the \merican Federation of Labor, and the >nly member of the Executive Council of hat organization to confess publicly hat he approves of the 4Mumb plan. Is low campaigning New York State In a ilncero effort to defeat Senator Wad.svorth. Here and there a labor leader who Is not to bo moved by the Cox mosters makes open declaration of his Republican affiliations. For Instance, iVllllam L. Hutcheson, head of the Inernatlonal Union of Carpenters and Tolners, has announced himself for larding and Coolldge and has gone so 'ar as to warn Gompers that the latter lad better refrain from talking politics. It Is understood that John L. Lewis, lead of the miners, is a Harding man. tut his chief of staff, William Green, Is dumping the coal fields In behalf of his >ersonal friend, Jimmy Cox. Frank Harrington, the Illinois mine leader, has >een doing what he could for Harding. lr Is Patrick H. McCarthy, leader of abor In San Francisco. These men are yplcal of tho Independents who refuse o be delivered to Cox and Roosevelt. It is Impossible to ascertain what revard has been promised the labor leadire by the Democratic National Commitee or Indeed by the White House lttelf. ANTI-SEMITISM IN GERMANY. Berlin, Oct. 24.?A mass meeting called by the Central Association of German Jews last night was addressed y a number of con-Jewish clergymen, vho protested at the Increase of antllomitlsm in Germany. A letter was read rem the Minister -of Justice of Hesse, ondemnlng anti-Semitism as "utterly in-Chrlstlan." |f ; * Unusual I\ Hand ' , which features 01 ALL those esi merchant ta Tailored Clothe! But here is the c !Our Ready for i chance. You se * your ideas as to iisfied beforehan( -Consistent with i ? -i we nave priced thought of specii Our Hand Tailc planning?their price win the ap # > HERALD SQUAR X ' Ok JEW YORK HERALD, ] ANTI-COX CARTOONS ENRAGE DEMOCRATS 'Saturday Evening Post* and 'Harvey's Weekly' Subjects of Warm Statements. SUBSIDY IS CHABGED White Issues Prediction of Easy Victory as Gov. Cox Leaves on Final Trip. , After a day of rest from hla campaign labor*, Oov. J a men M. Cox, Democratic Presidential nominee, left yesterday afternoon for a two days' speaking tour through West Virginia before going to his home In Dayton, Ohio. His relaxation was dlsturned only by a conference with George White, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Senator Pat Harrison (Miss.), director of the speakers' bureau. After the departure of Gov. Cox Chairman White Issued what he characterised as "a fair and honest statement of the situation," In which he claimed a Democratic victory on November 2, ou the following basis: "flk>v. Cox and Mr. Roosevelt vylll have 222 electoral votes east of the Missouri River and 34 west of the Missouri -River, a total of 266 as good as counted. This Is within ten of the number necessary to elect. The Republicans have 164 which I regard as good as counted for them. This leaves 111 votes In contest. In the decided swing now In progress toward the Democratic ticket we will carry the majority of this 111, a very comfortable victory Indeed. This Is my ? prediction. I am confident It will be borne out election day." , Before he left tho Waldorf-Astoria to catch his train Gov. Cox Issued a formal 2 statement attacking the Saturday Evening Post for an unfriendly cartoon which, he said, will appear In the Issue to be circulated this week. He accused J this "heretofore disinterested Journal" of turning partisan In the hope of gaining a subsidy from the national Government for the delivery of the magaslne in event ' of Senator Harding's election. Text of Cox's Statement. Gov. Cox said: 1 "The number of this magaslne which i Is to be distributed next Thursday, the ? last number before election, suddenly throws off the cloak of non-partlsanslilp. ' For the first time In Its history It re- c sorts to the devices of the partisan edl- R torlal and Insidious cartoon to create a K sentiment for tho Republican ticket. In a the cartoons I am represented as a news- v boy Inventing false and sensational hap- c penlngs for the purpose of selling my a wares. My opponent la depicted as f kindly and wise. The Impression Is sought to be created that I am lrre- c sponsible; Senator Harding grave and d reliable." c Asking why the Bntwrday Evening a Post has done this, Gov. Cox answers his s own question as follows: t "It has done this thing because its t ^======\ \-i-J ^ffr) . Iwl' r iterest Is Being Showi Tailored CI carry all the worth u f the custom tailored j jentials that make for < ilor's product are include 3 for men. lifference? Service suits offer certaii e the suit before you o: style, fabric and tailorin d. policy of 62 ye; these suits as merchar altv vnlnpa red Clothes are the resi style and tailoring with proval of the careful dr< $49.75 to $64.75 fllinSri-AiMiMI Hnt, Front. Macw'i E 10/ZG. ^ MONDAY, OCTOBER owner is one of the plutocratic groui which knows what it wants of the nex administration and how to get it (ron the syndicate which controls fienatoi Harding. It has done this because iti owner la the head of the movemen which has sought a subsidy from th? Government for the delivery of natlona magazines." Gov. Cox's attack was the second complaint from the Democ ratio national camp yesterday against the use of cartoons unfavorable to the Democratic cause. The Democratic National Committee made public a letter from Allan A.. Hyan. who recently gained notoriety is breaker of the Stutx motor atock "comer" in Wall Street, enclosing a check for <2S,000 for the Cox campaign to be used to expose "sacrilegious" methods employed by the Republicans through the medium of Harvey's Weekly. Ryan Attacks Harvey. Mr. Ryan's letter explains his grievance as follows: "On page 31 01 mis sneei i ti oriirv ' Weekly) I observe a o&rtoon entitled Having Difficulty In Hanging the Maalerplece.' It represents Gov. Cox libelously caricatured, standing on & ladder labelled 'Public Confidence.' In his arms lie has a picture. I hope that all who love the faith their mothers Imparted to them, who stand for our Christian civilisation and who have reverence for 3od and His works will see what is in that picture which appeals to George Harvey as suitable for a political carloon. It represents Uncle Sam as 'the rreatest ho-angel' (to quote the Harvey phrase), with a lampoon of the 9acred leart of Jesus enveloping his figure, and ibove him are printed these words: Prof. Wilson's League of Nations, tho Immaculate Conception.' "This Journal, which thus defies the wrest article of the Christian faith, is i byproduct 6f the Senatorial cabal. The nen who pay its bills are by pledge or lecret contribution the heaviest supportirs of the Harding campaign. With heir money Christianity is mocked and acrllege is committed in the name of he Republican party. I hope tho deent, golly people of this nation will dsit the desired beneficiaries of this artoon with the rebuke of defeat." TUMULTY AND PALMER SEE COX IN CAPITAL ittorney-Ceneral and Nomina* Stroll Arm in Arm. Ipecial Despatch to Thw Stm To*it Hsbald. New York Ilernld hurra*, I Washington, D. C.. Oct. 24. | Gov. Cox'? train stopped for an hour n Washington to-night. Joseph P. Tumulty, Secretary to President Wllon, and Attorney-General Palmer were he only prominent Democratic officials in hand to greet the Governor. Walkilg out through tho long concourse to rreet a waiting crowd. Gov. Cox locked kTjns with Mr. Palmer, talking earnestly rith him. The action recalled that the andldate had recently said he did not .pprove all the Attorney-General's oflclal actions. After repeated calls for a speech }ov. Cox stood on a cbutr In the Pieailent'a room of tho ata'lon and told the rowd he made It a rule not to mate ddresaea on Sunday. That eeemed to atlafy everybody, and with the aid of he police the Governor slipped through he crowd to hie train. I / B i in Our | lothes 1! ihile | garment I quality in the 4 in our Hand j rity instead of rder?so that I g may be sat- i ars' standing, idise with no alt of careful a reasonable jsser. NEW YORK f Jr 4 25, 1920. I MRS. CROSBY TO FIGHT > EXPULSION FROM CLUi r I Court Action Will Be In*ti tuted in Her Behalf. 1 Mrs. John Sherwin Crosby, chairma | of ths Women's Democratic Club, wh recently aroused the animosity of he i fellow members by announcing her lr tentlon of voting the Republican ticke will bring the quarrel to a crux th! week by two definite courses of actioi J it was announced yesterday by th Women's Democratic League for Wade , worth and Harding. , First, court action will be Institute in Mrs. Crosby's behalf to have her e> pulsion from the club by a vote of ler than one-third Its members declared nu and void. Second, Mrs. Crosby will prepare resolution which she will present at th ' next meeting of the club proposing t limit membership in the club to tho* not holding political office and not r? ) lated to persons who do hold such offlcei Her reason for taking this step, she salt Is to wrest the organisation from th domination of Tammany Hall. Moat of the women's organization . among Democrats. I have found." Mn Crosby said, "are dominated by me ' hold in* political office by grace of Tan: many Hall." Mrs. Crosby added that It la futile t expect a virile women's organization 1 the Democratic ranks "unless Tammi ny'a henchmen are prevented from dom Inating It through the medium of th feminine members of their families." COOLIDOK BACK PROM BOITTH. Boston, Oct. 24.?Gov. Coolldge re turned to-night from a ten days speak lng tour as Republican candidate fo Vice-President, which took him Int. Southern 8tate?. He will next speak a New York on Thursday. m -?/ V II ^ Hi. 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