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Full Text of G.O.P.Platform ~ Adopted by State Convention Following is the full text of the republican statfe platform as adopted by the convention today: State Tax J,avr. We commend the last general assembly for Us action in revising: the tax law of Indiana. The virtues of this law com mand themselves, the defects have been made apparent througrh its enforcement. We pledge ourselves to immediately cor rect these defects through proper legis lation. We believe that the control of tax levies and bond issues should bo re stored to local taxing units in order that the right of self-determination and local self-government by the various counties, townships and municipalities of the slate may at all times be preserved. Bine Sky I-avr. The republican party of Indiana recog nizes the need of some remedial legisla tion for the protection of its citizens from unscrupulous and irresponsible stock and e posing schemes, commonly termed “biue sky" propositions. We, therefore, rec ommend that the next session of the gen eral assembly give the matter due con sideration and adopt whatever legislation is necessary to remedy such conditions. Salaries of Officials. We believe that public officials are serv ants of the people, charged with devoting their energy and ability to the perform ance of their duties and that they should receive just and adequate compensation for their services. Budget System 'in State and National Government. The republican party favors the estab lishment of a national bureau of the bndsret and nn accounting department. * The republican party favors the estab lishment of a bureau of the budget and an accounting department in the state of Indiana. Soldiers' Memorial Building. We favor the erection of a state sol diers’ memorial building which will be commensurate in every respect with toe services rendered and the sacrifices made by Indiana’s soldiers, sailors and marines. Merchant Marine. We regard a merchant marine a necessary factor for our national defense and essential to the proper development of our foreign commerce. Therefore, we favor federal provision for the promotion of a privately owned and privately oper ated merchant marine of the best type of modern ship flying the American flag an.! manned by American seamen; sufficient in number satisfactorily to carry our commerce and our mails. I’arms and Homes. The republican party deplores the enormous increase of tenantry in this state and pledges the enactment of leg islation designed to encourage the own ership of farms in the country and homes in the cities and towns. Economy of State Administration. Notwithstanding the extraordinary financial demands made by reason of the war the present state administration has made an unprecedented record for efficiency and economy in al! the state departments of government. We heartily Indorse this economic expenditure of public money and we pledge the repub lican partv to a continuance of the policy of efficiency and economy. We indorse the state administration of Bov. James P. Goodrich and unqualifiedly indorse the stand taken by Senators New and Watson and the Indiana delegation in the lower hall. Highway*. We favor the enactment of such laws, or amendment of our present highway laws, in such manner as to compel the proper maintenance and construction of our township, county and state roads. Increase! Salaries for Trewi.rrs. We favor a law which will provide such Btlarics as will attract capable men aud women to the business of teaching, enable them to live, plus enough to cover further education, re creation and old-age maintenance. Primary la*. Experience has demonstrated that the present direct primary law is cumber some. unsatisfactory and expensive: taat it does not accomplish what was hoped for it. We believe the sentiment of the people is heartily in favor of revision of this law and we favor an amendment of the primary law. Woman Suffrage. We reaffirm our position in favor of the immediate ratification of the amend ment to the federal constitution provid ing for the enfranchisement of the wom en of the country. Women as a parlor in State Agencies. We advocate that women be appointed on the various boards of the state deal ing with employment qf women and children, public health and morals and education. We further advocate that the depart ment of women and children, under tbo industrial board, be made permanent and enlarged with adequate appropria tion for its maintenance. Women ajwt the Republican Party. The republican party in Indiana wel comes the women into fullest participa tion in party affairs and believes these new voters should be encouraged to af filiate completely with the party. To this end, we urge that, until In diana women are wholly enfranchised, temporary arrangements be made to give women the fullest representation pos sible on party committees and in party affairs. Employers' I,lability and Workmen'* Compensation Law, We indorse the workmen's compensa tion law as amended by the legislature of 1319 and we pledge ourselves to make cncb further amendments thereof as practical experience as may prove to be just and equitable to the employer, the employe and the public. Protective Tariff. We reatTirm onr belief in a protr.etive tariff. We favor a tariff that shall be reasonable in amount, bnt sufficient to protect, adequately, the American labor ing man, the American farmer and ail domestic industries. We also maintain that conditions, brought about as a result of the wan require that a reasonable amount of the needed additional revenue should be raised from a protective tariff. Law and Order. The republican psrty is now and has always been devoted to the great prin ciples set forth in the constitution of the United States. We believe that its provisions should be held sacred, and affirm that no nation can become great or even maintain its existence without the highest regard and respect paid by its citizens to the fundamental laws of the land in which they live. The republican party will resist to the utmost evety effort from any bouy of men to overthrow the fundamental laws of our government, no matter from what sour< e the attempt is made. Wb affirm that every citizen is entitled to the protection of the law, no matter as to his race or erfed, and that every citi zen should respect the law that affords him protection. Social Standards. The republican party recognizing that housing, health, education and recrea tion form the basts upon which the so cial advancement of the state depends, approves such progressive measures as will secure better conditions of housing and sanitation. The educational work In the several state institutions should be under the supervision of our state educational sys tem and better adapted to the peculiar needs of the various groups. We fu’ly recognize the state's respon sibility to the defectives, dependents and delinquents who are the state’s weirds, and pledge the party to their adequate care and protection. We pledge the party to the strength ening of the compulsory school attend ance laws and to the abolition of child labor Insofar as It interferes with the normal, healthy development of the child, the acquisition of an elementary education and the necessary vocational training. G. A. K. The republicans of Indiana, true to their record of the past, delight to honor the union veterans who served the nation in its hour of darkest need, and believe that continued liberality in the matter of pensions to the compara tively few who survive is pot only an act of justice bnt should be a pleasure as well. Pensions paid to them are not gifts, but are tardy and inadequate par tial payments on a debt that is beyond measurement. We must cordially ap prove the Fuller bill, which has now been enacted into law by a republican congress. The declining years of the veterans yet living will be made glad by this act of grateful appreciation. Ws also favor liberal provisions for the sol diers of all other wars. \ Labor Conditions. The republican party was born* out of issue of free labor. edged. to keep labor forever free. It still believes in the saying of Abraham Lincoln: “La bor is prior to and independent of cap ital. Capital is only the fruit'of labor, and could never have existed If labor had not first existed. Labor is the su perior of capital and deserves our higher consideration. There is not, of neces sity. any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed in his condition of life. No men living are more worthy to be trusted than those who toiled up from poverty, and none less inclined to take th :t which they have not honestly earned.’’ The republican party is opposed to class government and believes in a gov ernment that is ever supreme, always dealing out exact social and industrial justice to all elements of its people. Complete emancipation of unjnst and un fair industrial conditions and the grant ing of a living wage based on the Ameri can standard of living is the surest pre ventive of industrial disorders and the most effective* cure of radical and u u archistic tendencies. Labor was loyal in the war and will he equally loyal in peace. The bulwark f free government and the safety -of the state can best be guaranteed by its contented and well paid toilers. The hours of employment of women should be limited; the working conditions im proved; wages should be based on occu pation and earning capacity rather than sex and should be adequate to the needs of the worker. While encouraging and fostering habits of industry, thrift and frugality we favor such child labor legislation as may be necessary: to insure to all children a normal, physical development: and ed ucation equivalent to the eighth grade js a minimum: vocational training which shall be extended to include girls as well as boys, and which shall iuclude voca tional guidance to minors entering all industries; the codification of all exist ing laws relating to the employment of minors: and an appropriation which shall lie adequate to administer thta program effectively. We recognize the rights of labor to organize for the betterment of their working conditions and of both capital and labor to bargain collectively with a view to securing a wage commensurate with the high standard of living now maintained bv the American workman and securing for themselves hours of la bor such as will allow them time for physical and social improvement. Federal Tax r.t toil. We advocate a’ rapid and material re duction in federal tsxes. To accomplish such reduction we demand that the fed eral government at once institute meas ures of the most rigid economy in every department. We advocate such wise re funding of present indebtedness as may relieve the present generation of exces sive burdens of taxation and also serve to maintain the purity of present gov eminent securities. We urge revision of present federal tax laws for the purpose of eliminating those vicious features which tend toward extravagant busi ness management, and to the high cost of living. , Education. The republican party stands for a pro gressive program for the betterment of the school system of the state of In diana, and for the adequate financing of all of our institutions of learning. High Co%t of Living. The cost of living is becoming more and more onerous. While the ruthless prosecution of profiteers may aid to an extent, we must realize that real relief can come only through a gradual de flation of our currency, supplemented by the grim determination of all our people to produce more and spend less. Government Ownership of Railroads. We are absolutely opposed to gov ernment ownership of railroads. The transportation of the country should be privately owned and privately managed under strict government regulation that will insure the lowest possible rates to passenger and to shippers, while afford ing to the owners of the railroads a fair return upon their investment, and to enable the railroads to establish rates of pay and working conditions which will attract to this important line of industry the high class labor required. The returns must be sufficient to at tract the large amount of capital needed for further construction and development in order that the needs of the public may be met. Above all else, the public interest demands a stable, consistent and constructive policy toward the trans portation system on which the country's prosperity so largely depends, rather than a policy of restriction and star vatlon. That a federal commission shall supervise the issue of all railroad securi ties to make impossible in the future exploitation of the railroads by financial pirates. Foreign Immigration. We demand the rigid enforcement of the federal immigration laws and the ex tension of revision of such laws so as to fully protect the character of enr American citizenship and the wage.* of our working men against the fatal com petition of low priced foreign labor. We affirm the policy of selective immigration as one which experience lias shown as vltailv necessary for the determination of the character of our citizenship and we favor the enactment of an administrative law carrying into intelligent execution such a policy. We declare it to be the policy of the republican party that our immigration laws be extended so as to exclude from entrance to the United States ail undesirable citizens from so cial or political standpoints and to pro vide for an increase in the physical re quirements necessary for tbe admission to the United States and the enactment Do Not Allow Yourself to Be Bamboozled Into Paying an Excessive Price for a De cent Suit of Clothes. There is no sound reason why any tailor should charge you from 575 to SIOO for the $35 suit you bought in 1915. The argument of the excess profit tailor is: "In five years woolens have gone up more than 100 per cent. Why shouldn't wool clothing go up more than 100 per cent?” Seems square, doesn’t It? The fact is, however, that In 1915 3t 2 yards of aU wool serge cost $6.10; today the same yardage costs but $9.(10 more. Conceding a proportion ate rise fn linings, trimmings, etc., ants also an increase of 50 per cent on labor costs, yet there is no good rea son why the price of today's suit should be double or triple that of five years ago. The tailors themselves are not alone to blame for this condition. Refer ence to the Senate Document- will show that seventeen of the woolen and worsted mills listed reported net incomes of 100 per cent. It shows that one made 1,770 per cent profit in a year. I, alone, cannot correct all these abuses; but I can help. T can and do make an all-wool suit, which I guarantee to fit and to be satisfactory in every way, for as lit tle as $35.00. I can do this because I have cut out all the frills of doing business. I do not give credit. Less than 50 cents a suit will coTer my rent and overhead expense. All work is done in my own shop. I em ploy forty people and pay them all good wages. The customer who is not satisfied gets his money hack or anew suit. Come up to this out-of-the-way shop if you care to save from sls to S4O on a suit of clothes. My prices range from $35 to $65. LEON ETTINGER. We have several uncalled-for suits that we will sell at a liberal discount. I TAILORING CO., j ,fl far 1 Jik \ Second Floor, East of Pennsylvania St. WE HAVE WITH ' USTODAY THE TIMES has prepared a ques tionnaire consisting of ten ques tions, which it submits each day to some well-kooVn person. Introducing Thomas F. Hatfield, Fales Manager Hatfield Electric Com pany. Q. iVhat is your name in full? A. Thomas Francis Hatfield. Q. Have you ever had a nickname? A. “Hattie.'’ Q. What was your favorite sport when you were a boy ? A. Baseball. Q. What athletics did you engage or excel in when you were in school? A. Baseball. Q. How did you happen to meel your wife, and where did you meet her? A. On a hayrlde, Indianapolis. Q. What is your hobby today? A. Golf. Q. What was your ambition when you were a boy ? A. To become a big league ball player. Q. What event in your life causeu you to choose ; _ our present pro fession? A. Receiving a job as office boy in my father's electrical store. Q. If yon had your life to live over what profession would you choose? A. Electrical engineering. Q. What would you do with $1,000,- 000 if you had it to give away? ffA. Build municipal playgrounds aud golf courses. \ J of laws requiring a complete record of the crimes or offenses against civil gov ernment of any immigrant seeking admis sion to the United States. We urge the congress to enact a law providing for the supervision of all im migrants admitted to this country for a period of one year after such admission. We believe that there should be provis ion made for a limitation upon the num ber of foreigners admitted to this count try in adition to the physical, intellectual, moral and educational tests which we now have. We recommend the revision of our naturalization laws which have remained unchanged for 100 years and that additional tests and requirements for citizenship be enacted into law. Former*' Legislation. We favor the enactment of a good law providing for labeling of all seeds to the end that the people of Indiana mav be effectively protected against fraudulent misrepresentation as to the qualities of seeds. We advocate the enactment of legislation providing that all feeds and fertilizers be labeled on the basis of ttieir true food value. Wo believe tnterurban systems should be authorized to trans port live stock under reasonable regula tions in the use of city streets. Conservation of State Resource*. We believe that steps should he taken to preserve the coal and oil supply by uti'izing the waterpower of the state; that the preservation of one forests and reforestation should bo loitered by kindly legislation. Efficiency and Economy In Federal Gov ernment. We emphatically condemn the national democratic administration for its wan ton extravagance during the hist eight years in squandering the people's money and wasting the country's products. Wo pledge the republican party to an ad ministration of rigid efficiency aud the strictest economy. Military I’olley. We favor the return to the basic principles of military policy upon which this government was founded as declared by law during Washington's administra tion, namely, a universal obligation to serve the republic In time of war and the universal obligation of every citizen to he fit to serve when war comes. We favor the traditional policy of a email standing array with a trained clfl zen reserve, the training of citizen soldiers to !>e tinder national supervision and its purpose to be not only to 'pro vide a trained citizen reserve upon which the nation may depend for de fense in time of need but to prom.c,- the health of the youth of the land a* well as to Instruct them in good citizen ship and in useful habits of industry. Amrriwnlsm. We favor absolute devotion to Ameri canism and all steps necessary thereto. Peace Treaty. The treat yof peace with Germany ought to have been made immediately after the armistice. If that had beeii done the treaty would have been ratified many months ago, peace would have been established and a technical state of war would not have remained between Ger many and the United State*. Tbe pretd dent Insisted upon making, and forced the representatives of the associated pow ers to adopt, the covenant of the league of nations as an integral part of the peace treaty. lie thus sarritn-ed peace to his own plan for the league of nations, seeking in this way through coercion t<> nttllfy the constitutional powers of the senate In regard to trestle*, in defense of our own constitution, and for the pro tection and the safety and the independ ence of the United States, the republicans of the senate resisted this effort to force upon ns the league of nations as the president submitted It. Reservations were adopted by the republican majority of the senate for the purpose of safeguard ing the sovereignty and the vital interests of the United States. As representatives of the republican party, in convention assembled, we de clare our absolute opposition to the cove nant of the league of nations as sub- An All-Wool Blue Serge Suit *35 Made-to-Measure A r^%Vv o Get a swatch of this splendid, ail-wool material. Try to du plicate it at $35 in a hand-me-down Buit. Try to duplicate it at SSO in a made-to measure suit. Besides blue serge, wo offer choice of twelve- other patterns at $35. If the suit Is not as good as any SSO suit yon can buy anywhere, yon need not take it. t Last Monday a customer protested because we had adver tised choice of twelve patterns at $35 and could only show him nine. The ad ran Friday and on Saturday we had sold out three of the patterns. To avoid future misunderstand ing let us make it plain that on Friday and Saturday we guarantee choice of at least twelve patterns at $35. On Monday we may have less or more—all according to Satur day's sales and incoming shipments of new woolens. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1920. mitted by the president and we fully ap prove the action of the republicans of the senate iu resisting its adoption. Twice the treaty with these reservations was submitted to the senate and twice the president brought about its defeat. This result Is due to the president alone. In this way he has carried the question of the treaty as submitted by him to tbe senate into the campaign. Tbe republicans are not responsible for the delay In securing peace thus ca-used, but they welcome Ihe issue. They gladly submit all questions involved in tbe cov enant, of the league of nations to the considerate judgment of the American people. They ask their approval of the action of the republican senators. They appeal with confidence to the great trib unal of the people of the United States upon the momentous questions which have thus been raised and which involve nothing less than the Independence, the sovereignty and the future or the country. We favor an association of nations to promote the peace of the world. The judicial settlement of international dis putes has always been a policy of tbe republican party and the first general arbitration treaties were negotiated by a republican administration. We favor the establishment of a world court to ad minister international justice and also earnestly support a general agreement among nations for a reduction of arma ments, but we are unalterably opposed to any league or covenant which gives to foreign nations in any way whatever the slightest control over the military and naval forces of the United States or which gives to a foreign country or trib unal the bast jurisdiction over the do mestic affairs of the American people or the right to interfere in the full exercise iof tbe constitutional powers of our gov leminent or to abridge in any way the I American policy known as tue Monroe doctrine. I The republican party also believes that lit shonld be the declared policy of our government that the freedom and peace of Europe being again threatened by any 7 lower or combination of powers, as was (the case in 1914, the United States should regard such n situation with grave con cern as a menace to its own peace and freedom. We believe that under such circumstances the United States should eonsnlt with other powers affected with n view to devising means for the re moval of such a menace and be prepared when the necessity arisus to render every service, as we did in 1917, for the defense of <•!• ilization. M exlco. We condemn the Mexican policy of the present adminislration ns unstable, insincere and prejudicial to the interests of this country ns well as to those of ; Mexico, which has been reduced to chaos and anarchy. In the seven years of this ! administration’s peculiar and unhappy j dealings with Mexico, a vast aggregate ' of American Investments has been lo*t or confiscated, hundreds of American lives have liyen sacrificed unrequited of Justice, and our inoral position in tbe eyes of tbe world has been profoundly affected. The republican party pledges a fixed and forceful policy in solving the Mex Doctors Use Adler-i-ka! “I use Adlor-i-ka in ALL bowel cases with great success. Some cases require only ONE DOSE.” (Signed) Dr. W. A. Line. Wcstbaden, lnd. Adler-i ka flushes BOTH upp*r and lower bowel so completely it relievos ANY CASE gas on the stomach or sour stomach. Removes fool matter which jtoisoned stomach for months. Often CURES constipaiton. Pre vents appendicitis. Adler i-ka is a mixture of buckthorn, cascara, gly cerine and nine other Blmple ingre dients. 11. J. Huder, druggist. Wash, and Penn. Sts.—Advertisement ?2<!ace Weight Happily Ej >w 0 ! 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We unhesitatingly af bi.u our support of a policy demanding respect for our flag, the adequate pro tection of our nationals and their vested property rights. We are NOT selling goods below cost! But better value you will not find than tbe Suits for Men and Young Men $47.50 THIS is a business founded on confidence and good will —exaggeration and mis statement is not to be found in our print ed word. Truth is a part of our advertising and our policy. But we are sure of this point —no better suits are to be found today, at the price, than the special suits marked at $47.50. We believe the public wants the straightfor ward way we do business here —and offer as proof the growth of the store. We also hold this policy of fair dealing as our greatest as set —and mean to maintain it at all costs. There are models for men and young men — single and double-breasted ideas of the mo ment. The fabrics are dependable, the pat terns are diversified, and the values, in the light of today’s market, truly remarkable. BUT we do not deceive you! Neither in the selling nor in the value you get. These special Schloss suits are examples of the way we are going about it. Big values, honest through and through, sold on a basis of your satisfaction. See them in the win dows, come try them on, compare them with others you see! We will risk your decision —and gladly. Other good suits $35 to $75 schloss Pros Cos Outfitters for Men and Boys STATE LIFE BUILDING Indiana's Finest Hair Cutting , Zsc Boys' Store—2nd Floor Children's Barber Shop Auction 1 I Famous Furniture Cos., | I 448 West Washington St. I I Now closing out entire furniture stock at public auction. Sales daily at 1:30 and 7:30 p. m. until all is sold. ' for. Shortridge Debaters to Meet Old Rivals A stiff and interesting contest is ex pected at Caleb Mills hall Friday night when the Shortridge High school state debating team meets the debating team of tbe old Shortridge rival, Steele High school, of Dayton. “Employes, as such, in each industria’ corporation, should be allowed to elect from their own ranks at least one-third of the board of directors of the corpo ration, al] directors having equal rigbtg rßggysl For White Shoes of Canvas, Buck or Suede p Shu White cleans and whitens soiled white shoes by removing the stains and I g m Sold by Grocers, Shoe SSore*, Drug. gsßjh gists. Notion Stores and Repair Shopn. E 79 fi ||4v&M. BIXBY SC Cos., Inc. ||j and privileges,” will be th® sobjtect ofl the debate. 1 Speakers on the Shortridge team are-1 narry Wades Edwin Hurd and John- Collett, and William N. Otto is coach. Out-of-town judges wiU be used, but: so far only ODe, Dr. George I*. McHv tosh of Wsbash has been chosen.