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T n are two kinds of day
triI, te kinds of ewpap
9=%Lus Where you have beth hids
en ome nwpapr your only wary
will be to keep that paper from
oing head too fa.
The (hisge Herald and 5=a.
ner haa both kinds. Howey, to
editor, I wilder than as wldets
beeNdilg Shasels e the leftest
Alpine peak. But his eye @a se
a ne beat ten theussad d4t
below, as the chamoi ma te
edaiweis hiding in the snow.
Dieksom, publisher, is quiet as
the powerful Amason., more slid
than the oundation n th
the teontatin of Gibralta. Yet
if he met the four horsumen of the
A t riding out on their
he would stop wit a sound
argument, and from each gt a
adverbost " ting the
or his particular horse.
The above is an introduction to
a note from Howey and Dickson.
printed because it interests news
parmen.
'THE CIRCULATION OF THE
CHICAGO HERALD AND EX
AMINER HAS INCREASED
14,000 IN THE LAST TWO
WEKS." Editors will be inter
ested because the Herald and Ex
aminer sold at three cents, has for
comptor a creditably managed
little newspaper, sold for two
Sents.
But who can stay the roaring
Howey avalanche, or hold back
the progress of the crunching,
rindinF, slow moving Dickson
They have in Spain the title
"Duke de Ciudad Rodrigo." It is
the fancy name that goes with
Spanish lands owned by the En
lish Duke of Wellington. The
real or "Iron" Duke of W
was fighting in Spain inthe
Napoleonic wars, waitin for Na
poliondigestion and spiness,
plua Blucher's timely arrival, to
make possible the Waterloo vic
. There is still a Duke of
Welington on earth, and the ten
ants on his Spanish lands refuse
to pay increased rent.
Preposterous you say that be
cause an Englehmen, in
Spain more than a h
ago Spanish peasantsow
pay rack rents to an absentee in
England. "We have no such non
sense in America" r
But haven't wq Wq,
ton was fighting inSpain tem
barrass Na lo Astor In
ica was sining the skuak an
other animals, as ioung Lady
Astor herself recently expressed it.
With the money from beaver
and skunk skins, Astor- bought
vacant land. Proud Americans
now are sending to Europe, for
an Astor that never saw a beaver,
rents that would make Spain open
her eyes. We are foolish in adif
forent way and without Dukes or
other titles here, but we ARE
foolish. And the American to
whore we send our rent money to
help build the English Navy is a
British Lord on his way to be a
Duke, some day. If that is Single
Tax, make the most of it.
Louis Gross, twenty years old,
found his father choking his
mother. He killed the-father with
six ' bullets. Those for whom
healthy truth is not sufficient, who
feed their morbidness on Freudian
nonsense and call their mental
state complex will say that the son
was always more or less anxious
to kill the father, because of a
jealous complex, and took the first
chance to express his feelings. A
sound-minded jury, however, will
say that, if the facts are as stated,
the young man did exactly the
right thing, and Freudian theories
had nothing to do with it.
Man is a marvelous machine,
with his brain that sometimes runs
for a hundred years without break
ing down or putting in new p arts.
Every morning you should say
with the ancient one: "Idd will praise
the Lord, for I am fearfully and
wonderfully made." Then you
should prove by doing something
worth while with the fearful and
wonderful machine that you carry
around with you.
How marvelously it works when
in good order. Take today's news:
Carl Lundquist, only twenty
eight and discouraged, jumped into
the river from a bridge one hun
dred feet high. Patsy Massello,
every-day Italian, thirty-five years
old, but not a bit discouraged
about anything, never heard of
Lundquist until he saw his body
whirlin toward the water one
hunde feat below. Di Massello
call for help? He did not.
In a second he was over the top
of the bridge, shooting down, and
in three seconds he was dragging
Lundquist safely to shore, pour
ing Into his ear good advice with
an Italian accent.
When Horatius jumped into the
Tiber, weapons and all, he was
more fancifully dressed than Patsy
Massello. Otherwise Massello,
who jumped four times as far as
Horatius, was just as good an
Italian. And when you say "first
class Italian" you say a great deal,
although some of the ignorant
don't know it.
That's one picture of the fearful
and wonderful human machine at
work.
Another picture comes across the
caan eble. A young Ameri
n icwas supoe
COX Si
FIEC BATLE
RAGING ON BUG
Poles Hold Northern Bank of
River, Repulsing Enemy After
Hevy Fighting.
RUSSIANS SEIZE 7 TOWNS
English Destroyers Follow War
ships to Baltio-Warsaw
Under Martial Law.
The Ameuieaa ---=babte at War
naw. with comman Hewk' monside
amd his staff. hoa been removed to
Graudeas. the state Departmeat an
menseed this after.een.
PARIS, Adg. Ie-33 Vg.ry has
fewmdly ofeed Framee Soer divis
ewaf treeps war ageaist Rae
=am, it was eskeay amamed to
PARIS. As. I,-aeieds has
"dd the 3'sAft soviet severs
meat hm Fok eave" wil enter
tSe PaON" nseameme with the
Minme at MUIk ednditie
that R3ms do met atteimpt to
Intebuse to 1siame's demastie at
ftoe. Neo a Wasnaw disateh to
he r k mgesiea e .ee today.
sets he beem seat to 3e1
to prounneliam y plas
LN D O N, Aug. 7'-Bolshevik
troi that atu rd 8 com
the ty.ie cn
mun says tht Polish lines
of hWaftaw are holding.
The follows:
REVS ADVANCE IN GALICIA.
"Our MNes are holding in the re
gion ofr Cuerwin and Ostrov. We
threw beck the enemy to the north
ern bank of the Bug river. We have
been compalled to abandon Morswic
and Torespol. The Russians com
pletely sacked Brody."
The Russians have crossed the
river during the fighting in Galicia, it
was announced in the following
Soviet war office communique wire
lesed from Moscow:
"We have captured Lusk, Kovel,
and Tarespol. south of Brest Litovsk.
We captured Ostrov on Wednesday.
Fighting continues along the left
bank of the Bug river. Russian cav
alry defeated the enemy northeast of
Brody. We have crossed the Stripa
river."
WARSAW, Aug. 7.-The Polish cab
inet has placed the city under mar
tial law.
BRITISH PREPARE FOR WAR.
LONDON, Aug. 7.-The British gov
ernment is preparing for any eventu
ality. The dangers arising from the
unchecked advance of the Russians
through Poland have been intensified
by new* of a great red invasion of
Persia, which menaces British inter
ests in India.
The next important move in the in
ternational situation is the confer
ence tomorrow of Premier Lloyd
George and Premier Millerand. of
France. While they deal with the
political aspects, Field Marshal Wil
son, chief of the British general
staff, and Marshal Foch will advise
on necessary military measures.
Reorts were current today that
British destroyers are on their way
to the Baltic.
British newspapers in their edi
torial comment today, were hopeful
(Continued on Page 2, Column 4.)
TODAY
in-law, who cashed her drafts as
The inty specialists told'this
story, "what caused it, we don't
know, but the rich young Ameri
can lady acts strangely."
To attract attention in Eu rope
an American must be really
strange. The rich young lady was
all of that. For her dinner she
ordered "eighty peas and forty
beans." She counted them care
fully. If the count was wrong
she would eat nothing. If correct
she would divide the food in two
parts, eat one and save the other.
When they gave her a little
canary, to cheer her, she bit off
its head and ate the body, feathers
and all.
If Shakespeare had heard of
that, he would probably have made
Ophelia or King Lear do it. He
liked strange things, and was
always ready to borrow an idea.
A many-eylindered motor acts
strangely, when It goes wrong, but
Its ecs 'tricites are nothing com
pared wish these of a human brain.
The mere fact that ar e t
-e= nean6=8 Aa
fYS LE
Coughlin Bc
In 'Mystery
Care, 'Crt
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7
fifteen-months-old kindaped 1
well, and in the possession o
has formed such an intense a
she will not give him up, wa
Auguste Pasquale, the alleged i
noon at the end of a ninety-six
tion by State troopers, post
detectives.
But unless the "mystery woman" 4
returns the child to Mr. and Mrs.
George H. Coughlin, the parents, by
5 o'clock this afternoon "The Crank."
broken down by persistent grilling.
yesterday promised to tell his in
quisitors where the child is and to
reveal the identity of his confeder
ate, as well as to tell the complete
details of the kidnaping, which has
attracted natlewide attention.
Gaunt and wan. sleepless for days,
almost famished for food,. and ex
hausted after four days of the so
verest "sweating" a man was ever sub
jected to, Pasquale. a French-Italian,
who was arreated on Monday at Egg
Harbor while taking a "fake" ran
som finally blurted out the anxiously
awaited news of the fate of the child.
CHAIN 0' EVIDEM(U COMPLETE.
His admission yesterday completes
the iron chain of evidence that has
been woven around him by statq
troopers and postal inspectors, and
which will probably send him to jaU
as a diknaper if the child i Youwd
alive, or as a nurderer if the child
is dead, gs1pr4#h to Captain Adams.
chief 4 t to force.
The . secrecy which has
shoudt th ever siee Pas
'Cave Ma,
To House a
Her Rough,
NEW YORK, Aug. 7.-H
real estate operator, who oont
ment houses in the Riverside I
terday in court of attempting
an attractive widow client.
The complainant is Mrs. Helen.
Birch, member of a prominent family
in Rochester and the widow of Dr.
Herbert E. Birch. of that city.
Mrs. Birch was not in court yester
day when Houghton was held in
$1,000 bail for further examination
August 8. According to her physician.
Dr. C. H. Moak, she was confined
to her apartment. No. 274 West
Sevety-first street. by bruises and
shock suffered in her house-hunting
experience, with Houghton as guide.
But Mrs. Birch said to newspaper
men:
"I want it distinctly understood
that I shall appear in court against
this man. I have been annoyed on
the street by men, but I have never
before experienced anything like
this."
Houghton issued a blanket denial of
the unwelcome love violence at
tributed to him by the widow. He
declined to go into details at present
because of "the delicate situation"
and a ;esire "not to say anything
which might be damaging either to
Mrs. Birch or himself." Houghton is
a tall, seemingly well-poised man of
perhaps thirty. He maintains offices
at No. 200 West Seventy-second,
street.
Mrs. Birch related the following
story last night of her experiences:
"I had seen Mr' Houghton only
once before in my life. That was
on Tuesday. when I went to his ot
fces to pay the rent on this house
which I have leased. He is the
agent.
AMUNDSEN QUITS NONE
ON TRY FOR NORTH POLE
Epecta Voyage Will Take Five
Years-Ships Escort the Maud
Out of Alaskan Harbor.
N O M E, Alaska, Aug. 7.-Capt.
Roald Amundsen. Norwegian explor
er, left Nome yesterday to resume his
attempt to reach the North Pole. He
plans to steer his vessel, the Maud,
for Wrangeli Island, off the northern
coast of Siberia and from that point
to drift with the Arctic ice pack.
Captain Amundsen declsreud he was
certain of success in his venture and
that he expected the voyage to re
quire five years for completion. When
the Maud hoisted anchor for the
start all ships in Nome harbor formed
a line and escorted her a short dis
tance on the northern trip.
TAXI PASSENGER KILLED.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7---ans
Nelson, of this city, a passenger in a
taxicab, was killed this morning when
the motor collided with an Allegheny
avenue trolley ear. The driver of the
...i mZieR Williss= ==s se.al..s.~
AGUE
rby Alive
1 Woman's'
ink' Admits
-That Blakely Coughlin, the
orristown baby is alive and
r a woman confederate, who
ttachment for the child that
a the admission wrung from
ibductor, late yesterday after
hour gruelling cross-examina
al inspectors and city hall
quale's arrest, was lifted for a mo
ment yesterday, while the prisoner
was on the rack at city hall. when
Captain Adams. in charge of the in
vestigation. revealed the startling ad
missions made by the prisoner.
Among ths most important of these
was the announcement that City Hall
Detective George Gibson had found a
half-burned envelope in the stove of
a room at 323 North Fifth street. for
merly occupied by Pasquale, address
ed to William H. Coughlin, father of
the boy, which, it is asserted. unmis
takably showed that Pasquale was
the writer of "The Crank" letters for
ransom.
RECOGNISRN VOICE ON PRONE.
Mr. Coughlin spoke to Pasquale
over the telephone yesterday, and
without a moment's hesitation told
Captain Adams. "That's "The Crank's'
voice." "The Crank" had often call
ed Mr. Coughlin on the telephone dur
ing his negotiations for the ransom.
Verification was yesterday made of
a statement contained in one of -1%0
Crank's" letter to Mr. Coughlin tha
he had stolen a workman's overcoat
(Continued on Page 2. Column .)
Luredi1er
nd Treated
SaysWidow
erbert R. Houghton, wealthy
rols many fashionable apart
Orive region, was accused yes
"cave-man" love tactics on
more than three or four minutes.. He
was very courteous, signed th4 re
eipt, and I went out. Thursday
morning he phoned me and told me of
another very attractive house at No.
373 West Seventy-third street that he
thought I might be interested in leas
ing. I met him there about 5 o'clock
the same afternoon.
"He showed me over the first and
second floors. Nothing was wrong in
his tbanner. As we were going up the
stairs to the third floor he took hold
of my arm, but I rebuked him, saying
I was perfectly well and able to get
up the stairs by myself.
"As we reached the landing, he
pushed me into an ante-room.
"We must have struggled for half
an hour before I was able to persuade
him to leave me alone.
"I ran home as fast as I could, al
though I was as weak as I could be.
Mrs. Lyle, my housekeeper, let me in.
I told my story to her and she called
the police.
"That is all there was to it until
this morning, when the detectives
brought the man here for identifica
tion. I could hardly bear to look at
him."
According to the detectives, Dr.
Moak said Mrs. Birch is still in a high
ly nervous condition and will be un
able to leave her bed for a week. Dr.
Moak declared that besides her nerv
ousness, she is suffering from two
bruised ribs, bruises over her legs.
arms and body and a sprained back.
LUPTON'S YACHT VICTORIA
ASHO0RE OFF MR COAST
Grounds on York Ledg-Women
Among Passengers-Sir Thomas
Is Not Aboard.
PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Aug. 7.-The
yacht Victoria. which Sir Thomas
I,ipton chartered for his use while in
New York during the America's cup
races, is aground today on York
Ledges, outside York harbor: Many
passengers, including women, are
aboard.
A wireless to the navy yard said
that Lipton is not aboard the Vic
toria.
KILLED BY LIVE WIRE.
FAIRMoNT, W. Va., Aug. 7.-Tony
Devor, aged seventeen, touched a live
wire while working on the tipple of
the Clarkson Coal Cgnapany, of Fair
mont, and was instantly killed.
FIRM CAN ISSUE NOTES.
The Interstate Commerce Commia
Plhn today granted permission to the
Ashland Coal and Iron Railwew Com
pany to issue $1 00,000 shert-time
notes to refund metes of a similar
matmea.
iS MAI
MARTRL LAW
QUIETSDENVER
City Now Armed Camp-Strike
May Be Settled Today-Five
Killed in Riots.
TROOPS ARE RE-ENFORCED
Court Sets Time Limit for Re
calfing Walkout Vote.
Leaders in Contempt.
DENVER, Colo., Aug. 7.-Today
Denver is wider martial law and
quiet prevails. Two hundred and
fifty regular troops from Fort Lo
an nearby, under command of Col.
C. d. Ballou arrived in the city fol
lowing furter serious rioting last
niht, in which three persons were
killed. One other in dying and eleven
more have wounds.
NO"U 'rooS consIN.
Five hundred additional regular
army troops will leave Camp Funs
ton. Kan.. early today on ispecial
trains, arriving in Denver thin even
ing, and military rule will govern the
city until disorders growing out of
the street railway strike have been
subdued and quiet restored. All pub
lic gatherings have been banned., but
theaters will be permitted to run.
One company of troops is on guard
at the east side ear barns, where
fatal shootings occuird. the remain
der being held at the city auditorium
in readiness to move immediately on
the outbresk of disturbance in 4%ry
part of the city.
The settlement of the strike which
has tied up traffic since last Sunday
was in prospect today following an
all-night session of the executive
board of the tramway union, at the
conclusion of which it was voted to
recommend at a mass meeting of the
strikers today that the strike be call
ed off immediately.
This action followed a decision by
Judge Whitford in district court that
the union leaders were guilty of con
tempt of court in calling the strike.
The court granted until 11 a. m. to
day to recall the strike vote, intimat
ing severe penalty would follow fail
ure to do so.
Down-town Denver was an armed
camp during the night. Soldiers in
uniform petroled the streets and
scores of policemen with sawed-off
shotguns, an armored tank with two
machine guns, and gas tanks were
held at strategic points.
The casualties in the disorders of
the last two nights total five killed
and fifty wounded.
Mrs. Clara Sears Taylor, member of
the Rent Commission, and well-known
Washington newspaper woman, Is
waiting anxiously for word from her
son. Sears Taylor, who is a police
reporter on the Denver Post, which
was wrecked last night in the riot
ing due to the strike of street car
employes.
Mrs. Taylor this morning sent a
telegram to her sister, with whom
her son makes his home, asking for
nformation, but at noon had received
no reply.
Mrs. Taylor says she feels alarmed
for the safety. of her son, especially
In view of the fact that as a writer
of police news he has headquarters
it the Denver City Hall, where the
most severe rioting took place, and
where one man was killed and be
tween thirty-five and forty injured.
Troops Put
Down Riot
In Illinois
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill., Aug. 7.
With 200 militiamen on active duty
and more arriving, West Frankfort
is quiet today, after last night's riot
ing. There were only a few small
crowds on the street. and no fire
arms were displayed. Officials were
unable to learn the identity of the
five men reported to have been killed.
The troops were statIoned in sec
tions of the town principally inhab
itied by persons of foreign birth, and
instructed to protect the property
abandoned by the fugitives. Em
phatlo instruotions that all crowds be
dispersed immediately were given the
militiamen,
Although the town is quiet, Major
Wilbur Setterfield, in charge of mili
tiamen, has telegraphed Adjutant Gen
eral Dickson for 500 additional troops.
He was advised the troops would be
sent.
The factions In the rioting were the
English-.peakin'g residents and the
foreigners. The latter are principally
Italians and make up about half the
town's population of 11.000.
Feeling against the foreigners has
been running high for several months
and reached a climax with the mur
ders of Tony Hempel and Amiel Cal
eterra, whose bodies were found in
shallow graves near1 Royaltem Mon
N CAN
GV. JA31S O. 00 of (
Ofhis naminaa-in for t
ratie pwty, and who mad
deolaring the League of X
of the esmpign.
ASKS PARDON
FOR RANDALL
President Will Be Asked to Free
Negro Now Serving Forty
five-Year Sentence.
President Wilson this afternoon
will be asked to pardon Louis Ran
dalL Washington negro, who last
last week began a forty-five-year
sentence in the Federal prison at At
anta for the brutal assault made
July 2, 1919. in a patch of woods on
Rays Hill. Takoma Park. on Mrs. Bea-.
aie Gleason. of 5 Nicholso( roa
northwest.
Application for the pardon will be
made by Samuel C. Gusack. who de
fended Randall when he was tried.
convicted and first sentenced to death
on the District gallows for the as
sault on Mrs. Gleason and Louise Sim
mons. a colored school teacher.
PRECIPITATED RACE RIOTS.
This step will be taken as a result
of the sensational confession made
to Inspector Clifford 1, Grant. chief
of detectives, by William Henry
Campbell. twenty-two year-old negro,
taken into custody by the Tenth
Precinct police, that it was he who
not only slew with a bludgeon Mrs.
Gertrude Harrison Mane, music
teacher, but who criminally attacked
four other Washington women, and
which crimes blazed the capital forth
n race riots last July.
Campbell not only admitted that
he attacked Mrs. Gleason and Miss
Simmons, and that he had attempted to
assault Miss Mary E. Saunders, an
~nglish girl who was employed in
he army intelligence service on the
hevy Chase Golf Club links, but
ad attacked Mrs. Bertha Toma, 734
rifth street notthwest in the vicinity
f Bethesda. Montgomery county. Md.
CADDY CONVICTED FOR CRIME.
For the crime against Miss Saun
ers, who is now a student at Yale
[nversity, and who on July 5. 1919,
ras attacked, her hands tied with a
ord and robbed. Forreet Eaglan, a
oung negro caddie at the golf club.
ras enyieted in the circuit cnurt of
ontgomery enunty at Rockville and
entenced to twenty years Iprison
ment in the Marylantd penitentiary.
Both he and Randall protested their
nnocence. attenoting tn substantiate
heir pleas of not guilty by offering
alibs. But. both negroes when
rought to trial were partially tden
tified and their conviction followed.
n the case of Enaglah, Miss Saunders
ever said positively that the negro
wa her assailant. Her identification
was that "I would have not come to
Rockville if I did not believe
Eaglan was the negro who attacked
e" Sihe never said, "He is the
egro who attacked me."
It wan probaly~ because of the tact
that Miss Slaunders would not posi
tvely identify Eaglan to their satis
action thata the court did not sen
tence Eaglan to death. The court
ra divided in its opinion and for
this reason Eaglan got twenty
years. It was declared at the time
that the residents felt that if Eaglan
CoUs..ed en Pa=e 12, Column 5)
IPAIGN
io, who today was namted
Presidemoy by the Demo.
Shis speech of .s Iptaa
im to be the main issue
IRISH COEION
BILL IS PASSED
Belfast Member Suspended
From Commons After At
tacking Measure.
LONDON. Aug. 7.-The Irish coer
cion bill was passed on its third read
ing. 206 to 18. by the House of Com
mons yesterday.
In an exciting scene during discus
sion of the bill. Joseph Devlin, Na
tionalist member from Blelfast, was
suspended and sent from the house.
He was followed by other National
Ists, a great majority of the Labor
party and some of the Independent
Liberals. amid the jeers of members
supporting the ministrx.
Devlin had denounced the proceed
ings as "sham and humbug." He was
called to order for irrelevanoe, but de
clined to resume his seat.
The house was sitting as a com
mittee at the time and the speaker
was absent. The speaker was sum
moned and Devlin's suspension was
removed and carried by a vote of
229 to 43. The speaker then asked
him to leave the house, which he did.
DUBLIN. Aug. 7.-Two hundred sol
diers yesterday raided and wrecked
six houses in the village of Doon, ac
cording to advices from Thurles.
-The Lecky road police barracks,
situated in the heart of the Nation
alist district of Londonderry. were
burned Thursday.
'WAR CRAFI' WILL BAR
MANIXAT LVRPOOIL
LONDON, Aug. 7.-Attempt, to
transfer Archbishop Mannix from the
liner Baltic before his arrival at LUv
erpool. by means of tugs or other
ermit, will be presented by destroyers.
Reports from Liverpool stats the ad
miralty. if necessary ,will take the
archbishop to Southampton.
Extensive preparations are being
made at Liverpool for the reception to
the Australian prelate. A large num
'er of Irishmen are arriving there
from Dublin and other Irish points.
and the large Irish population In
Liverpool will be well represented in
the crowd that greets the visitor.
The authorities are displaying con
siderable uneasiness, and reporters
are being barred from the ships whioh
arrive at Liverpool.
There is fear that Orangemen may
try to prevent a demonstration for the
aritbishop and that trouble will re
sult.
Most of the newspapers here na
agreed that the governn naq~'d
a political mistake i t 4g
archbishop to visit tielah . The
Northcliffe press is espeelally sitng
in its eondemnation.
The Evening News eheat
government action as "bne
mistakes whereot timidtty le
ISSUE
FEARS WOL
SCORN OF U. S.
Democratic Nominee Declares
Separate Peace With Ger
, many Unthinkable.
DODGES PROHIBITION ISSUE
Acceptance Speech Calls for Re
duced Taxes and National
Budget.
BY HARRY I. OM . i
laterrmgemaI News Servise.
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 7.--Deels.
ing the League of Nations the su
preme issue of the century, Gov.
James M. Cox, in his speech for
mally accepting the Democratic nom
ination for the Presidency, went
squarely on record here today as
favoring immediate ratification of
the peace treaty, and asserted that
America will deservedly bear "the
contimpt of the world" if she re
fusel
ATTACKS HARDING.
The governor denounced Senator
Harding's plan for ending the ez
isting - state of war as an "attempt
to make a separate peace with OG
Which, he said, WedMI be
= st disueertening event is
twes dism the Russians madd'
p tPeace, and "ltinttely me
un y on our part them It W.
on that of the Russians."
"Suppose Germany, realizIfg the
firest break among the allies proposes
something we cannot accept." said
Governor Cox. "Does Senator Hard
ing intend to send an army to Ger
many to press our terms? If, on the
other hand, Germany should accept
the chance we offered of breaking
the bond, it would be for the express
purpose of insuring a German-Ameri
can alliance, recognizing that the
allies, in fact, no nation of good
standing would have anything to do
with either of us."
MYSTERY NOTE MISSING.
The air of mystery and speculation
that has surrounded the "insert"
which Governor Cox had announced
would be given out as a part of his
formal address, was dispelled at I
o'clock this morning when the gov
ernor announced that there would be
no "Insert."
It had been expected that this ad
dition to the governor's speech would
deal with some important domestic
problem, and there had been much
conjecture as to its contents. No
reason for his decision not to make
public the "insert" was assigned by
the governor.
DODOS PROHIBITION.
Not once in the whole course of
the speech was prohibition specifical
ly mentioned: but in that part deal
ing with law enforcement, the gov
ernor said:
"It would seem quite unnecessary
for any candidate for the Presidency
to say that he does not intend to
violate his oath of office. Anyone
who is false to the oath is more un
worthy than the law violator him
self."
Great emphasis was laid by the
governor upon "progressivism as ep.
posed to reaction."
Other policies laid down by Gov
ernor Cox were: "Compensation" for
soldiers; reduction of armament upon
entrance into the league of nations;
relief from war time taxation, and
substitution of a small tax on all
business for the excess profits tax:
a federal budget system, with re
duction of national expense to four
billions annually, maximum; cease
less war on proAteers; definite state
ment of the respective rights of
workers and employers in collective
bargaining; ratification of the woman
sufgrage amendment; pitiless public
ity of campaign expenditures; and a
fair trial for private ownership of
railroads, with relief from congestion
by development of the Great Lakes
S. Lawrence navigation project.
ONE THIRtD OF IT LEAGUE.
Approximately one-third of the
governor's speech of nearly 12,000
worde was devoted to the league of
nations.
The Republican proposal means
dishonor, world confusion and delay,"
he said, referring to Senator Hard
ing's plan for a "nlew relationship
among nations."
It would keep us in permanent
company with Russia. Turkey ad
Mexico."
Picturing the league as a plan te
make impossible a recurrence of such
confagrations as the world war, the
governor bluntly laid down the ques
tion of league or no league as the
real issue of the campaign.
"Senator Harding, as the Repub
lican candidate for the Presidency.
peeposes in plain words that we re
min out of it. 4 the Democratie
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