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BRYAN SAYS PLATFORM WILL MEET PROFITEER SQUARELt
VITAL ISSUE
EVADED BY
REPUBLICANS
Commoner’s Policy Would
Make Country Too Hot for
Commercialists.’
BRANDS IT REAL EVIL
By WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.
Copyright 1920. by W. J. Bryan.
SAN FRANCISCO. June 28.—The
profiteering plank will occupy a
prominent place in cur platform for
two reasons:
First, because of the Importance of
the subject itself; second, because
action by this convention has been
made more imperative by republican
evasion.
Profiteering is a real evil and de
mands immediate attention.
Exploitation is going on all over the
country and grand Juries are trying to
reach tbe more notorious of the com
mercial pirates.
One clothing merchant in Omaha was
found selling for $97.50 a suit bought for
$13.10; a merchant in Lincoln was dis
covered collecting an average profit of
86 per cent on shoes.
A New York state clothing corporation
was Cued $35,000 for oollccting about 100
per cent on clothing: the head of the
Woolen company was. arrested for profi
teering in cloth: th® Gimbel brothers
have been arrested for overcharging.
The tax records at Washington are dis
closing amazing Instances of profiteering.
HIGH PROFITS
TESTIFIED TO.
One hundred per cent, 500 per cent.
1,000 per cent, 2.000 per cent, and some
even 5,000 per cent—these are profits re
ported under oath.
Legislation has been strangled by
lobbyists employed by the profiteers.
The representative of a wholesale gro
cery association In New York reported
to his employer that at Albany he had
killed thirty out of thirty-one bills pro
posed for regulating trade or providing
rillef for communities
One of these bills was intended to
authorize cities and towns to establish
markets.
Think of a grocery association closing
the door to relief.
In Nebraska the lobbyists of the
middlemen strangled a bill Intended for
the restraint of profiteers.
These impudent retainers of predatory
corporations and greedy commercialists
w-ere hanging about Washington and
snapping at the heels of the trade com
mission.
RESENTED PUBLIC
SAFE GUARDING?
Congress, instead of protecting the
public, seemed rather inclined to resent
the activities of those who tried to safe
guard the masses.
The republican convention not only
failed to make any vigorous pronounce
ment against the profiteer, but on the
contrary, attempted to divert attention
to real cause to subsidiary influence*.
It la very evident that most of the
profit er3 were present as delegates, or
were represent'd by proxies
Tbe inability of the republican party
to deal with this question effectively la
Illustrated by a story.
A man went into a clothing store and.
when tbe merchant wasn't looking, put
on a coat and ran out.
As he went out the door the merchant
caught sight of him and gave chaee,
calling to the thief to stop.
This falling, the policeman drew a re
volver and threatened shoot.
The merchant became excited and,
grabbing the policeman, said. "Policeman,
If you do shoot, shoot him in tbe pants
tbe coat belongs to me."
CAN’T FIND ANY
PLACE TO A HOOT.
The republican party cat} not find any
place to shoot.
Tbe profiteers, who were not present at
Chicago, are here, but they are not so
numerous, and our party will therefore
find It easier to deal with the problem,
I do not anticipate much difficulty In
securing an explicit condemnation of
profiteering and a pledge of specific reme
dies that will prove effective.
I hare not been h!o jr> eonfer with
the other members of the committee, but
shall lay liefore them ns n hnsis for ac
tion a plank something like the follow
ing :
“Ths democratle party pledges the na
tion to rid It of the profiteer and to clow
the door against his return.
“It will endearor to eliminate all un
neeessary middlemen by the encourage
ment of organizations among producers
that will bring those who sell and those
who use nearer together.
"It will enact and enforce laws that
will effectively prevent excessive charges
by such middlemen as are necessary.
PROVIDER CRIMINAL
L\H PENALTY.
To this end It will demand legisla
tion subjecting to the penalties of the
criminal law nil corporation officers ar.d
employes who give or carry out Instruc
tions that result in extortion: It will
make it unlawful for any one engaged In
Interstate commerce t make the sale of
one article dependent upon th" pur
chase of another article, and it will re
quire such corporations to disclose to
customers the difference l>etween cost and
helling, or limit the profit that, can tie
legally charged as the rate of Intereat
Is now limited.
“It will also endeavor to create In the
several states trade commissions with
powers as ample as the federal trade
commission and to enact laws authoris
ing each local community to create, as
needed, similar commissions for the In
vestigation of local charges of profiteer
ing "
While the above would seem to pro
vide sufficient remedies, suggestions will
be welcomed from tho.?e who have given
the matter attention.
Has Faith in the
Prestige of McAdoo
SAN FRANCISCO, June CS.—“McAdoo
trill be nominated because an over
whelming majority of delegates from
•very section of the country believe he
la the only man who could lead the
democratic party to victory," Judge Eu
gene Bonnlwell of the Philadelphia mu
nicipal court and leader of the anti-
Palmer forces in Pennsylvania, declared
today.
Bonnlwell holds sh proxy of Robert
F. Allen of Williamsport, a delegate at
large from Pennsylvania.
“Palmer is out of It.” Bonnlwell said.
A canvass of the situation here shows
that many delegates .regard Palmer 1 * can
didacy as a Joke because they know he
coold not be elected if he were nominat
ed because of his labor records alone.’’
Lebanon Man Given
Term in State Prison
LEBANON, Ind., June 28.—Judge
W. H. Parr of the Boone circuit court
sentenced Dean Pennington to from
two to fourteen years in the state
prison fer shooting and seriously
wounding his wife two weeks ago.
Pennington entered a plea of ftrllt*.
Bis wife la sttU Us a sexiooa
San Francisco—Delegate seeln’ Seal
lock. "Lookit 'em. Bill. Thick as fleas
on a livin’ dog's back. I'd like to cop
off a few of ’em for the wife's winter
coat."
Unknown Guys
After Big Job
Wony A. Mugg
Chelsea Mcßride, Making
Some of ’Em, Saves Candi
dates Being Tipped.
By A. MUGG.
Delegate to the Democratic National Con
vention. Per Damon Runyon.
Copyright, 1920. by International News
Service.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28.—What I
am now trying to figure about this dem
ocratic convention Is who are some of
these people around here who are run
ning for the nomination for president of
the United States?
I never see so many anonymous guys
running for anything before in my whole
life, and, some of them got the gall to
think they can be president of the United
States, I do not know.
Furthermore, I am getting very indig
nant about the matter, because I may
look at it, the president of the United
States is a serious proposition and peo
pie are entitled to know who a guy is,
and where he comes from, and what his
racket is, before they go making him
president.
My idea of the president of the United
States is a guy who is well known to
one and all, and who has something of
a noodle on him. and while it is not al
ways possible to get such a guy. wha'
with there being only republicans and
democrats to pick him from. I am much
surprised and disgusted to come around
a political convention, and find them
talking about guys I never hear of be
fore, and who may not have enough
brains to grease a gimlet, for all I know.
Os course, if a guy is only a candidate
for vice president it docs not make any
difference one way or the other about
the brains, and nobody is ever going to
hear from him anyway, but I figure the
president is most miportant, and guys are
very wrong in going around clowning
this thing up
DECIDER TO BAWL
OUT A FTW.
I am talking to my friend. Chelsea
Mcßride, and this Goofy Beers, the nut,
about this matter last night, and I am
telling them that I am going to bawl
a lot of people out around here, but
Chelsea Mcßride says to me like this:
"Nix cracking.” Chelsea says, “because,
he says. If you do such a thing you may
be spoiling some right guy's racket .
"Furthermore,” he says. "I am much
surprised to bear you talking of turning
copper at your time of life.”
“The way I look at It,” Chelsea says,
“the chances are these candidates are
being handled by some of the boys.
"The chances are,” he says, "they are
snekers who are built np by the lads
Into thinking they can be president of
the United States If they spend enough
dough.
"It Is anew dodge to me,’’ Chelsea
says, “but It looks very good, Indeed,
and.” he says, "I am only sorry I do not
think of It myself.
“In the other days,” he says, "when
I am pulling and hauling, and doing the
best I can. I build up many a sucker into
thinking he can make a dollar bill grow
into a sawbuek by giving it to me to
Invest In one thing and another. Incltid
lng mining stock, but,” he Bays, "1 never
think of this president business.
“I built up many a sucker,” Chelsea
says, "in the old days Into thinking he
can outsmart me at this and that, and
so forth, and so on. but in those days,”
he says, “nobody ever hears of the presi
dent dodge.
TURNED SQUARE
TOO SOON.
"In those days, “Chelsea Rays, “we
were not far enough advanced.
"We were small time operators, and,”
he say#, “It looks as if f turn square
some years too soon.
“If you let out a squawk about these
parties now,” Chelsea says, "you may tip
some of these candidates off and they
may get on to themselves and run out
on the lads, although,” he says, "the
chances are a guy who Is sucker enough
to think he can be president of the
United States Is too much of a Rucker
to get on to himself very soon, but.” he
says, “you may hurt business for the
guys who are painting signs for these
candidates, and for the hotel guys who
are renting them rooms for headquar
ters.”
“Well," I say to Chelsea Mcßride. “It
ought to be stopped.” T am In favor
of a law,” I say, “to keep anonymous
guys from running for president of the
United States.
"I am In favor of a guy being well
known.” I say.
“I may- know several of them.” Chelsea
says. “I see iwo guys this morning who
are candidates end who look 1*;..-* oid cus
tomers of mine.
“It seems to me.” he says. 't deal with
them back In the old davs. when * am
handling nothing but gold bri.
Boys Calf Club
in Tipton County
TIPTON. Ind , June 28—Members
of the Tipton County Farmers' ns
societion will start a calf club.
It is planned to secure calves of
Improved breeds and' sell theta to
boys who desire to join the dub.
which is to bf financed by the Tipton
banka.
Faraars wilt b%ek tha organisation ,
(•Ik* limit, it teWd.
11EED AND GEORGIA
TO APPEAL CASES
Missourian Denied His Seat —
Palmer Forces Win.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Juno 53.
Administration leaders won a sweeping
victory in the democratic national com
mittee when that body recognized the
I'almer group of delegates in tbe
Georgia contest unu refused to give
Senator James A. Reed of Missouri, bit
ter opponent of the .eague of nations,
a seat in the convention.
The vote to keep Reed out of the con
vention was 34 to 12 and came after a
long public hearing and an hour and a
half of discussion behind closed doors.
The vote to seat the Georgia Palmer
delegates was unanimous, forty-nine
votes being recorded in their favor,
with four committeemen absent.
The action of the national committee
In the Georgia contest carries with it
the re-election of Clark Howell as a
member of the national committee, his
delegates having selected him at the
time thev were named in Georgia.
ROW REED
WAS OISTED.
Tbe vote i.y -tates on the rejection of
Senator Reed's claim to a seat in the
convention was ns follows:
FOR REED.
California. Nebraska.
Delaware, Nevada
I'linois, New Jersey,
Indiana, New York,
lowa, North Dakota,
Kentucky, Ohio —12.
AGAINST REED
Alabama, North Carolina,
Arizona. Oregon,
Colorado, Pennsylvania,
Connecticut, Rhode island,
Florida. South Carolina,
Georgia, South Dakota,
Idaho, Tennessee,
Kansas, Texas.
Maine, I'tab,
Maryland, Vermont,
Massachusetts, Virginia,
Michigan. Washington,
Mississippi, Wyoming,
Missouri, Alaska,
Montana, Hawaii,
New Hempshtre, Philippines,
New- Mexico, Torto Rico--34.
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, wVst
Virginia. Wisconsin and District of Co
lumbia were not recorded as voting.
FOR AND
AGAINST REED.
Before the vote was taken Committee
man Moore, Ohio; Saulsbury, Delaware;
‘Mullen, Nebraska; Dockweiler, Cali
fornia, spoke in favor of seating Reed.
Senator Glass, Virginia, made the
principal speech against Heed and was
supported by Committeemen Quinn,
Rhode Island; Jones, New Mexico, and
Titlow, Washington.
The majority of the speakers on each
side confined themselves to records in
the Reed case and the league of nations
did not enter much Into the discussion,
according to some of the committeemen.
Senator Glass showed much feeling In
his speech against Senator Reed and
because of his close connection with the
president was regarded by some com
mitteemen as reflecting the views of tho
whitehouse.
There was no discussion of tbe Georgia
contest prior to tbe taking of the vote
MISSOURI SENATOR
TO APPEAL.
Friends of Senator Reed announced
that they would take his case to the
credentials commttte. In the meantime
his seat will be held by James T. Brad
shaw, his alternate.
The Georgia contest will also go to the
credentials committee, it was alleged by
W. J. Vereen, n member of the di*-
posed group of delegates and who wns
to be the next national committeeman
Watson delegates had won their flgh*.
from Georgia if tbe Hoke Smtth-Tom
before the committee.
Anderson Judge Calls
Man Flip Smart Alec
- v-
ANDERSON, Ind., June 28.—“1 think
you are a flip smart aleck.” said Judge
Jence of Roy Phillips, a taxi-cab driver,
when Phillips assumed a domineering
attitude as he stood before the Judge,
charged with failure to provide for his
voung wife and 8-tnonths-old babe.
The judge had sentenced Phillips to
one to five years in prison, but said he
would give him until next Monday to
decide Whether or not he would get a
Job worth while and support his wife and
babe.
No Arrest Made Yet
of Elwell Murderer
NEW YORK. June 28. —Tbe promised
arrest of a suspect in the murder of Jo
seph B. Elwell has again been post
poned for lacg of vital ewldanco, but
the authorities declared today that "tt
might be made any minute.’’
The newest angle on which the de
tectives have been working Is that El
wcll surprised burglars in his home and
that he was killed by them
In view of the fact that nothing was
stolen this theory Is not generally up
held.
Anyone Suits Walsh,
So He’s an American
PAN FRANCISCO, .Tune 28 -“I don't
rare who Ir made the nominee of this
convention so long as he Is an Araeri
can.” declared Senator David I. Walsh
of Massachusetts today.
Walsh last night won a complete vte
tory in the caucus of the Massachusetts
delegation, being selected both as chair
man of the delegation and a member of
the resolutions committee.
SENATOR OSCAR l XL) Eli WOOD of
Alabama was In the fight for the demo
cratic nomination eight years ago. In
tbs flute that has intervsnsd bis ambition
to sit in the wbitehouse has cooled.
INDIANA DAILY TIMES, MONDAY, JUNE 28, 1920.
Floor Leader for League Plank
BAINBRIDGE COLBY.
Secretary of State Colby has been se
lected to direct the administration force*
against the league of nations offensive
Russell Says ’FTisco (Including
Girls) Is Glad to See Everybody
By CHARLES EDWARD RUSSELL.
Copyright, 1920, by International News Service.
SAN FRANCISCO, Juno 28.—1 will bet money that when you heard the
democratic convention was going to San Francisco you said. “Well, there's
one chump play and the men that made It must have been out of their
minds. For what it will cost first and last to get this show across the con
tinent they could run a whole campaign, and money Is scarce this year.
Democratic money, especially."
But that Is where you inls'Ued. m'son.
The best play the democrats ever made
was when they said they would come
here.
It's already worth all It cost stid got
a good start on surplus and undivided
profits.
If it had cost a hundred time* a*
much the democrats would have made
money out of It.
You see, this is tha Sunny Jim town
of America and them ought to be a law
against holding national conventions
anywhere else.
You can't be pessimistic or down on
yonr luck In this town; It just can't
he done.
Tho minute you begin to breathe the
air your spirits begin to rise.
It's like everlasting champagne with
out any heada<‘hv* In It,
None of this gloom stuff goes here;
everybody Is on the smile.
I will bet that when the democratic
platform is made it will be HO per cent
snappier than it would have been if
made anywhere else, anil will go 80
per cent better with the country.
And it doesn't make much difference
whom they nominate (and of course you
get a different dope about that like -andy
fresh every hour, nud uone of it It any
good; anyway, they will go away from
here with SO per cent more pep and
ginger, all because of Han Francisco.
THEY’RE REALLY
GLAD TO SEE YOU.
It la the queerest old town In America.
Just think of It for a moment: In
San Francisco people are always glad to
see you.
What do you know about that? Isn't
U a scream ? Not glad to see you for
the sake of what they can probably
gouge out of you before they let you get
your railroad ticket and dnek out, but
glad because they feel that way.
It’s the funniest thing you ever saw
In your life, but It’s true.
You can ask anybody anything here
and they won't either spit In your face
or try to sell you the Masonic Temple.
Why, you can even ask a hotel elerk
things; yes sir, you can; I've done it
more than once.
The second time I took along witnesses
because I knew I wouldn't be believed.
Why these people are so queer they
have some kind of weird idea that you
and they and all of us are human beings
and related and you've come to visit
your uncles and aunts and that means
them, and they're mighty glad and want
you to be.
Mr. Human Being meets Mr. Human
Relng
Glad to see you; come In and lake a
front seat
What (In the soft line, of course) will
you have to drink? Excuse us for this
Volstead business. You see he ain't a
Californian and we ain't re-pnnslble for
him.”
That sort of thing, yon beglh it when
you get to the ferry slip In Oakland.
There wpre about 300 of us and we
had been fried on both sides crossing
the desert and the nhad sand, gravel and
cinders sifted down our backs and felt
mean and gritty and ready to fight until
we began to breathe this air and get
this sunshine and run np against some
Ban Franciscans on the boat and then
we Just felt ashamed we had ever been
cross In our lives ad began to see that
It was good to be alive.
There was a nice young fellow with a
rose in bis buttonhole and a smile on his
face came dancing up and he says,
“Hello, folks,” and “have you got your
quarters," and “welcome to San Fran
cisco," and we all said, “Oh, hell," and
“this is Just another con,” and. ns a mat
ter of fact, be was not even a hired steer
er nor sent by any committee, but. just n
Pan Franclscoan running true to form.
BAN FRANCISCANS
HAVE REAL FAITH.
Yep. this is some place.
Why. just think of this—these people
still believe in things.
I know everybody will laugh, but It's
the gospel truth.
They believe in faith and good nature
and kindness and America and all good
fellows—together and all that. Isn't It
funny ?
It's ltke getting up on another planet.
They don't take any stock in this pres
sure business.
Just Imagine the change from Cmoago.
Why these people ‘here believe things
so hard I don't know but what they can
almost make this convention believe tn
itself.
I know that sound* like fairy god
mother tale* for th* little ones, and
of William J. Bryan and Senator Walsh
of Massachusetts. Colby Is head of the
District of Columbia delegation at the
convention.
perhaps It Is, but you might almost
think so yourself If you were here.
Why. 1 tell you on tbe level, there
are time, when you might almost think
this town would pull up thl* conven
tion so It would go through the busl
ness of selecting a candidate for presi
dent and not be more than three-quarters
ln*nne. and I don't see how I can say
more than that.
Go through the yelling, howling, sweat
ing, shrieking, squalling, dancing, ban
ner lugging, man money business of
choosing the chief magutrat* of a great
nation and not more than three-quarters
deface the Image of your maker—some
achievement there, hut this town Is
pretty nearly equal to It.
OH. Yes:
THERE'S THE GIRLS
For It s the darnedest town tn Araa'-
ir# and the beat, the kindest, the brav
est. the most hopeful and the moat lov
able the best hotels, the best chow,
best air, best sunshine, best flower*, beet
spirits, best people.
And I’ll give you a Htttls tip.
You look out for any man that doesn't
love Ban Francisco.
There's something dead wrong about
him
P. S.—Sam Blythe says I ought to
have added above there "and has the
prettiest girls.'
Who am I to dispute eminent author
ity?
Change the copy to read accordingly.
Oh, I'm not looking for trouble.
Make It read “And Sam Blythe *ays
It baa the prettiest girl*.”
Must Stop Hunting
in Franklin Cemetery
FRANKLIN, Ind., June ta Warn
ing was laaued today by George
Tucker, custodian of Greeulawn cetn
etermy, that hunting In tbe cemetery
mnst stop.
Both men and boy* have been
■ hooting rabbits and bird* In the
cemetery, and unless the practice Is
stopped the hoard of trustee, will
prosecute. Tucker says.
Mi N'C'IK TO HAVE NEW HOTEL.
MVNCIE, Ind., June 8. The congested
hotel situation In Mnnole will he relieved
soon If plans materialise and no delay
Is experienced In obtatnlng building sup
piles
The new ?fido,ooo building being erected
will have .’SOO rooms.
The builders expect to have 118 rooms
ready by Nov. 1.
Officials of the new hotel company are:
George D. Roberts. A. L. Thornburg, A.
(’. I.lpslts, A. F. Wells and Harry F.
Wolf.
LEWIS NINON, millionaire ship
builder and prominent Tammany politi
cian, tossed Ul3 hat In the ring at Frisco
today.
WOMEN POSSESS
KEY TO DEADLOCK
104 Votes Looked on as Im
portant in Convention.
By DAVID M. CHURCH.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28.—Demo
cratic women today hold a dominant po
sition in the national convention, ao.
cording to the women leaders.
The women have 104 votes in the con
vention and by their combined strength
may hold the control in any deadlock
which arises.
"Women really come Into their own
in politics today,” * said Mrs. Georgs
liass, chairman of ihe woman's bureau
of the democratic national convention.
"For the first time women are about
to play a really important part in the
selection of a candidate for the demo
cratic nomination.
"I am sure that when the convention
is ended that the part which the women
have played will have proved that women
are for all time a power in American
politics.
"More important than the selection of
the candidate is the drafting of a plat
form, and I am confident that women are
going to have an influence in framing
it which will have much to do with the
success of the democratic party in 1920.
"Democratic women have already
■ greed upon several planks for th? plat
form. which they will urge before the
resolutions committee, which show Just
how progressive we are.
‘‘We have agreed upon a liberal plank
for labor, which we feel the convention
must accept.
“We have also agreed upon a liberal
plank in regard to child welfare and
women in industry ”
The democratic women are preparing
to wage a stiff fight in the resolutions
committee for the adoption of a liberal
labor plank and the 104 votes of the
women will be held as a club over the
convention If the plank, providing for
acceptance of the piinciple of collective
bargaining and other labor features Is
not incorporated in the democratic plat
form.
Samuel Compere. president of the
American Federation of Labor, will be
asked to confer with women leaders to
day and to Indorse their stand for labor.
IT'S McADOO,SAYS
BURLESON ; BRYAN
TO FIGHT TO END
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28.—" it's Me
Adoo on the third, fourth or fifth bal
lot,” said Postmaster-General Burleson
today.
"I predicted yesterday that McAdoo
would be nominated, and the situation
look* Just the same to me today, where
the delegates are all set to go. McAdoo
is as good as nominated."
SAN FRANCISCO. June 28. -William
Jennings Bryan will fight to the end
against the nomination of William Gibb*
McAdoo, according to Lee Herdman of
Omaha, Neb., close friend of Mr. Bryan.
nerdman, today, following a conference
with Bryan, stated be was in a position
"to positively declare that Mr. Bryan
will oppose the nomination of McAdoo
to the end.”
“Mr. Bryan take* the position that Mr.
McAdoo Is really a candidate without
making any declaration?" said Herdman
"He feels that McAdoo should have
announced his position on the great Is
sues that are before the convention and
does not feel that the party can afford
to nominate a man who has not let bis
attitude be known on the problems con
fronting the party.”
Red Fights in Italy
Result in 6 Deaths
LONDON, Jpno 28.—Serious and wide
spread fighting In Italy, between an
archists and soldiers in which six per
sons were killed and many wounded,
was reported from Rome today in the
following news agency dispatch;
•'Anarchist# attacked a train at Bor
gacclo, nenr Ancona, killing five persons
and wounding three.
“A lieutenant was killed and three
military men were killed when the train
was attacked.
“The anarchists are concentrating.
“The Darinnierl barrack* at Piano San
Lazzaro was attacked with bombs.
"A grenade attack was made against
the barracks at Pionmbina. but soldiers
'n armored car* drove off the attackers.
“The barricade* erected by the an
archists were destroyed.
Carmel Minister
Dies at Buffalo, Tex.
NOBLKRVILLB, Ind., June 28.—The
body of Rev William Northam was
brought here from Buffalo Tex., for bu
rial near his former home at Carmel.
He was 45 years of age and had held !
a number of Methodist charges In cen- j
tral Indiana before going to the south
west.
CORD TIRE
State Agency to Let
i
High-grade card tire made
by well advertised rubber
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A NO. 894 INDIANA DAILY TIMES
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San Francisco—Sporty delegates from
Boston seeinv Chinatown, trying to lure
a guide to show ’em something a bit
shady, y’ know.
KIN OF MAN TO
DOLLAR IS BIG
ISSUE OF DAY
(Continued From Page One.)
and the democratic candidates it may
possibly appear a paramount question.
That the labor men are prepared to be
turned down by the democrats was ap
parent today.
They are ready for it. though they ap
pear to believe that turndown is out of
tbe question, they have learned enough
politics to appear to expect what you
know you can not get.
A talk with Matthew Woll. a leader of
the American Federation of Labor, hand
somest. Indeed, and youngest of Amer
ica's labor guides, member of the labor
delegation which walked out of the recent
Industrial congress, justifies every state
ment above as to labor's position in the
political situation.
“We think we've got tbe American peo
ple behind us." said Woll.
PUT TRUST IN
MINE-RUN AMERICANS.
“That day that Gompers and the rest
of us got up in the Industrial con
gress and walked out of the room,
breukln.T up the congress, we fully ex
pected that the whole American public
would blame us for our action.
“To our surprise we have discovered
through the intervening months that the
American publie supported us.
“We have learned to place our trust
in the mine run of Americans."
That the republicans disappointed the
labor leaders at Chicago is a statement
that Woll does not hesitate to make.
“We have come to San Francisco,” he
declared, “to ask that the democrats go
farther than the republicans to answer
our proposals.”
“The Issue in the United States today
is that between the man and the dollar.
“The republican party at the Chicago
convention announced itself for the dol
lar and for vested interest in capital.
“We have come to San Francisco to
ask the democrats to declare themselves
in favor of the man against the dollar.
"We have tried to put into fifteen
points the Ideas which we have in mind.
"If democrats refuse to follow our
suggestions then we'll know that the two
leading parties are against us.”
TURN TO HISTORY
FOR ANSWER.
The writer asked Woll what labor
would do if the democrats followed the
republican lead.
“History has shown,” he said, ‘‘that
swings toward extreme reaction, such as
we are now experiencing in the United
Stares, are always followed by periods
of radicalism
"It is difficult to predict what will
follow if both the democratic and the
republican parties declare themselves
against the Interests of organized labor;
but the time may come when we shall
find tt necessary to seek some other
party.
“To say the least, if the democrats go
•wrong the labor party will be partly
split betw-een the republicans and the
democrats,
“And some of ns may vote for that
man in Jail, Eugene V. Debs.”
"There must be a party in the United
States of some kind that will represent
the ideas and needs of the people who
work and will respond to their requests
and necessities."
COLBY PICKED 1
AS DIRECTOR OF A
LEAGUE FIGHTf
Leaders Agree to Substitute I
Senator Robinson for M
Permanent Chair. M
BRYAN AND WALSH SET
By J. BART CAMPBELL.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., June 28.
Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby
will direct the administration forces
against the league of nations offen
sive of William J. Bryan and Senator
David I. Walsh of Massachusetts, it
was announced today. . \(j
Senator Carter Glass of Virginia
is chairman of the resolutions cornel
mittee.
The substitution of Senator Robinson
of Arkansas for Colby as permanent
chairman of the convention was agreed
upon by administration leaders after
President Wilson had expressed a de
sire that the former progressive "whip"
be allowed to act as the administration
floor leader in the pending league battle,
it was stated.
Supporters of tbe president declare
they are confident that Colby, whose
foren.-io skill has carried him through
many a hot political conflict, will prove
the mat< h of either Bryan or Walsh, eM
dowed though both are with unusual
oratorical and fighting qualities.
CLASH EYI’ECTED ;§
TO BE REAL EVENT. f
The threatened verbal clash between
Colby, as the president’s spokesman, and
Bryan and Walsh, who contend it would
be "suicidal” for the democratic party
to indorse the administration plank
drafted by Senator Carter Glass of Vir
ginia. approved by the president, prom
ises to provide one of the most drastic
and tense situations of the convention.
Colby, who before he left Washington
as head of the District of Columbia dele- ,
gation, had a long conference with the
president, declares “not only is the senti
ment of the country preponderated in
favor of the league of nations, but it is
in favor of the league without reserva
tions.”
Through Colby, the president himself
will address the convention on the league
of nations. Bryan and Walsh say.
The Massachusetts senator will tell the
convention that the "republican party’s
highest hope of victory is that we will
indorse the league policy of the presi
dent.”
BRYAN TO FOLLOW
WALSH’S LEAD.
Bryan. like Walsh, will argue th'.t the
treaty should be ratified only with those
safeguarding reservations for which
only a large proportion of
senators voted, but which twenty-one
democratic senators supported.
The administration leaders predict
Bryan and Walsh and other opponents of
the president's league plank will be over
whelmingly defeated in the resolutions
committee, which is expected to organize
today, and also on the convention floor. ;U, : -
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from the place of F.. Shallenbeck. M
An employe of the place says it H
is only unfermented grape juice, but ■
a government man who has been on ■
the ground investigating for several
weeks Insists that the barrels con* |§ I
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