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PACT URGES UTTER ROUT Centers Attack on Failure : to Yield on League and Treaty. .' Chicago, June 8. The country feut drive President Wilson and til "dynasty" from power and de bit the League of Nations as he enlres It, declared Senator Henry am MMie.' temporary cnairman at tat Republican national conten tion, in his keynote address here Mir . Dsttnding the senate's opposl tlM to the treaty as a high and pa triotic duty, the senator flung, down an punnet: : "Wt make the Issue; we ask ap- arabatton for what we have done. Tat people will now tell ns what (key think of Mr. Wilson's league Ml the sacrifice of America." While emphasizing the point that ansad the league most be waged at 1120 presidential .: campaign, ud devoting much of his speech to arraignment of the Wilson ad atBiitration, the senator found time to lay before the delegates the ttaat of the Republican party , on other salient problems facing the x1m Heads List. , - Chief among these was Mexico. Stclariat it waa time for the Unit- ai States to take a Arm hand in tuati Mexican and end the "dis meatal record" of the last seven pen, Senator Lodge . urged that oil country, let the Mexicans Aame as their president some nag and upright, "man who la andly to the United States and Utatrmined to establish order and fa lend him a real and cordial "Mexico lies at oar doors," he Klsred. "It la a primary duty nr as to deal with it under the! oaree Doctrine, but nothing has hwa done and yet we are asked to mat a mandate for Armenia." Salient points made by Senator Wga were: "Mr. Wilson and his dynasty, his tttrt and assigns, or, anybody that his, anybody who ' with bent tatt hu served their purposes, art be driven from all control, ton all influence upon the govern nt of the United States. last Be Stamped Out ' "They most be driven from office jal power, not, because they are Democrats, but because Mr. Wilson lands for a theory of administra tes and government which is not American. - "The return of the Democrat to Kwer with Mr. Wilson or one of all disciples still the leader and matter of a great party, which be fore hia advent possessed both tra ditions and principles, would be a wng Iten in tha direction of the autocracy for which Mr. Wilson rTarni ud a heavy blow to the continuance of tree representative tovernment. as we have always Moeived and venerated It Mr. Wilson and the autocracy "represents, and all which those no believe in his doctrines and Jhre his siplrit represent, must be Jt aside and conclusively exclud- Jtn any future control. ,.ne defeat of the present admin wratlon and all It means, trans- la importance every other Wttton and alt Immediate and wBlnlht issues are bound up with Without that defeat every Jjwes of the right aetUement of "mighty questions before us, so rV needed now and not later, u uepart ' PeepUMatt Bate. , maintain law and order and ahle government where Justice I" and the right of all men. high J" low, rich and poor, ahall be ctd, we mast have a govem ? of the people, dnly chosen by j Ppla, and never must there SemittMl Ana. mrmtm .n, k. f I5 m4n or by a group of men. j? Bn orKanlaed minority. ...""J vital economic measures Md eapedtMy protective tariff leg ation to guard oar Industries. t Impossible with a Democratic H trader of socialistic procllv to the White bona. To accom JMh inch meaaurea as these, -ws ut have, aa we Intend to haw, a "Publican president In. svmnathy J a Hepubllean bonse and asa t rtse of prices, the high coat st ii "mg wnicn reach aaiiy into Flays Wilson In Opening : Address ; " to Constituents 1 jwietUSa ,' ' 1 TP" vj ' ''-V Beast Ledge. CONVENTION SIDELIGHTS - BT L. 8T. CLAIR. (Special to The Argus.) Chicago. June 8. The first trag edy of the Republican convention occnrred today. , When the Mjajaa- cnuseld'elegaUonmadtol agenta seized every bottle pt liquid refreshment-' in the ' party. Upon arrival of the delegation, here, va cuum cleaners ' were - applied to their tongues and restoratives Were poured on their voices. By a unan imous vote, tonight the delegation decided to return home by a non stop airplane route. i Senator Pat Harrison, Democrat, and Senator Henry Cabot Lodge. Republican, rolled into Chicago sitting at the aame breakfast table. Diplomatic relations between : the two were severed when Harrison, upon arrival, declared that he came here to rest. Although the aun was beating down all ayi-Lodge stuck by his ulster in order that hia voice might be spared for hia great speaking effort"' "y--- Governor Lowden'a headquarWe lends much color to the convention. Most of the colored delegates from the aouth, attracted-by the decora tions of the Congress "gold room." where the Lowden folks held forth, reared their chairs 'back, against the wall and took, things easy. . 1 With the arrival of the Buckeye Republican glee club, of Cotumbaa, in the interest of Senator Hard ing's candidacy, the convention be gan to tune up. The clnb carries 60 singers, including most of the base voices in the world not en gaged in auctioneering. "Tee-Hee" Markham, a aaddle colored ' party who weighs 230 pounds and wears a high hat with more gallon con tents than a churn, , carries the club banner. , Bellhops -wore out ; their voicee paging Will Hays,-Harry Mew mod other leaders who are 'supposed to be "in on the know" of what if be ing planned. All of the leaders were "out" "This convention Is so badly muddled,", a Californian remarked at the Annex, "that If Babe Rath knocks a home ran thin week he's VV B.wniyvwv . .. " - works." . - J . , - Senator Polndexter has' won the first lap of the trial heats. . Hia publicity man slathered the hotels today with posters declaring that he la "Ilka Lincoln." - DEIOT PAGES UIICLE SAL! III DRAFT TACGLE San rranclaco, June 1. William Harrison (Jack) Dempaey. heavy weight champion of the world, vest om. trial in the United .States sawrt here today oa i charge oCeadmmi the selective servtcs draft. . Demneer'a trial -will fte followed by the . Joint mwaacmttsm of 'Damtp- ser and us aaaaaswr, mck JMsrmm, am indletmsat cjuunar tmasa with comdueamc : m toaumwrney whereby Deaey csmU aveJl Ua III CAN TELL SQGUTIIE CANT LEAD ' . V -: il , H V h - . ' I ... , Nomination and Flank on Treaty About All That's Beyond' Reach. ' v BT DATIB LAWBE5CE. - (Special to The Argus.) Chir&go, June 8. Messrs. Low. den, Wood and Johnson are holding desperately to their delegates, who show a persistent tendency to flock to a "dark horse," not immediately but at the psychological moment in the balloting. - For the ontatand ing fact abeatt this convention la the . acknowledged uncertainty In each of the campe of thethree lead ers. Not one of the three who are leading In the Republican presi dential race la actually confident of winning. , Publicity . agents ', ud statements for publication express the'. usual veneer of confidence bnt it isn't borne out by the conver- ""gw fft fit. PUf tHw .. -.Wji iriaf fcii ihivilianV -. 1' - one. The inanacera of the Wood. Lowden and Johnson booms haven't given up but are struggling to tear delegates from one another. Some changes have occurred in the last 48 hours. Here and there pledges have been given on the quiet bnt the relative gains are- small and the net effect has hardly . , been enough to construe the chances of any one of the three big contenders aa much better than yesterday or the day before; It 'is still Lodwen, Wood and Johnson ' in the order named and it ia also still a fight' to the finish -between the Wood and Lowden forces so that there ia ab- stlntAtw Yin ph.na rtf fitaiAn TJif ' terneas doeen't ' exist oetween the Wood and Johnson camps but It would: be much easier for tv to form an alliance than for the John son or Wood and Lowden groups to get together. '. . .: , . ; ; . Can Held Deadlock. ' Should the men who back Low den exert their political power in defiance of the known effect cf the Missouri . scandal on Lowden'a chances, they can keep this con vention deadlocked and Governor Lowden In the lead. Senator. John son and his eloquent associate. Senator Borah, addressing a huge mass meeting at the Auditorium, made the most of the purchase of delegates in Missouri, for Lowden. References to a "tainted" nomina tion were cheered. . - , Walking down Michigan avenue With that veteran campaigner. Wil liam Jennings Bryan,, the- writer put the question of whether the Republicans dared - to nominate Iiowdcn after the Mlssonri"- inci dent. . ::,'Y': "Never." was : . the commoner's reply aa he' insisted that Governor (Continued oa Page five.) LATE ClILLETIi'iS Chlemgav Jams 8-CaUforala and lamsat delegatieM today I tpwrnettt u defer eU amia after ae St, iMk, Ks JTbm flL-ls . dnetiawi ta the whtletals prlees e varisas stylas ef ahees ef frsp tt seats is tt a pair, wars aaasaassd May by eOeials of tares ef cms larfaat tslaasSCsm. C Tantats, ami aatf a yen and la tas rstt. aer wQ ease, ttaaasi la a n4m-tn ffrht tittf la the rnmes wssnai set Cattsf tas ahswt tas faoa, , . ' ri'.'.jaaiih, -FsV Jama E?ce1 aaaCTs th) sav-wr I- Ma Eea tKA tvfyea, la, M, rs trees Wt- m4 asr IsMsJtriaBBtvaan, rHI t fj't -," W l jLowden Defeats . I f Every Proposal 'i Of Thompsonites Chkafo, June 8-Govenwr Lew: tea last nbrat warn a complete vie tory ever Mayor Thompaen in the emaens or m Il linois ieiegmtea to the Republi caa national coa ventJoa. Seven roll calls, or which the vote varied from 41 to 17 to S8 to SO, always iq favor of the governor's forces, defeated every proposal of the mayor. The first roll call waa on the selection of Sec retary ef State L. L. Eameraen aa ehairmaa ef the delegatie. Emmenem received 41 vetei. 17 Thompeoa delegates re fa tin a to vote. The vote on the election of Senator Lawtwce T. Sherman as - national committee, man, la place ef the mayor, waa the same. The Thompson men- of fered me candidate and did not vote. The mayor obtained a few down state votes when he tried to have a reaemuem passed instracona; sea. ater Mcdfll HcCormick, chose at Illinois member of the resolutions committee, to introduce the Thomp son state platform to the mela tJoas committee ef the national eon veatiom. r - Om other qaestiOBS , the mayor went ctwa to aeieat. .iae seaaiom waa a lively erne, the Thompeoa LABOR DEMANDS ARE PRESENTED AT CONVENTION Hands Off Mexico, Public Owner. ship, Third Party Plans On Tab .' In Montreal. ' Montreal. June 8. Resolutions covering political - and ' economic conditions iri the United States and labor demands upon the adminis tration forces of that country were presented by the score when the American Federation of Labor op ened its second day's ae-sion here. Tnese resolutions demanded - a "handaroff" policy toward Mexico, public ownership of railroads with H.mfVN tin nrvinlntlnn afflrata. tun! 0f home rule for Ireland, ap pointment of a committee to lay foundations for an American La bor party, lifting of the blockade of soviet Russia, re-establishment of trade relations with Russia, and recognition of the soviet govern ment, impeachment of Attorney General Palmer, condemnation of Postmaster . General BurleaonC con demnation of Industrial courts, re peal of recently enacted railroad legislation forcing compulsory ar bitration and establishment of an educational system on management tor tne workers. - Oa School Problem. ' Another resolution, presented by Abraham Lefkowits of -the Ameri can Federation of Teachers, asks tor the "democratization of ' the school .system," by giving the teachers a voice in ' framing the educational policies of each com munity.; ' The national commission for or ganising iron and steel workers today presented a resolution ask ing the Federation to support the committee's fight for "free speech" ia western renayivania steel towns and aid in financing a legal battle ts carry eases now pending to the United States supreme court.' -r The international labor press of America announced: today ' that it had adopted a : resolution endors ing; the Federation's noo-partisan political policy.: The press organ isation also announced the elec tion of 'officers for the - vvint year. . . ., i , ' Kew Prsss Iasderi. ' Among these were Matthew Wool. Chicago,, -.president; R. K. Woodraansee. Springfield. 1IL, sec retary and trsasursr..- TBS conveation, after a brief ses sion, adjourned until tomorrow to give committees opportunity - to work.-. --.,, Ths defense fund of the Feder atioa now amounto to $1(4.074. aft er payments f7J12 tn strike ben- eats last year.. accordinK. to the auditor's report, read this morning. .pcra is iii.---:r.Ti June v Pope Bsaedlct is COLISEUMS AISLES flKJG OLDl'JELKin Hundreds Cheer Candi dates as Chairman Hays Opens Record Drive. ; BULLETIN. " COLISEUM, CHICAGO, JUKE 6V-THE. BEPUBLICAN C05- TEHTIOK 8PE5T TWO HOURS 15 ITS FIRST 8ES 8I0K, THE PRINCIPAL BCSI XESS OF WHICH WAS TO PERFECT ITS TEMPORARY ORGANIZATION" AND HEAR .THE KEYNOTE SPEECH BY SENATOR LODGE OF MASSA CHUSETTS. AFTER THAT IT ADJOURNED UNTIL 11 A. M. TOMORROW AND MEAN. WHILE COMMITTEES WEST TO WORK. Csliseasj, ChJaf, Jake -Chairman Will H. Hays tailed t ihyaligtBr WailiaUia tw : f s4sr at sehedsled time U a, , av-by Iringtea; als gavel dews ' ' saarptv aa his desk. .The com. : ventlea easM qalekl to srder. : Chairman Hays brought the gavel down with a whack and the con vention came quickly to order. ', Bishop Charles- B. Woodcock of Louisville, Ky offered ths opening prayer. - The prayer was a long one and at its conclusion the band broke into "The Star Spangled Banner" at the request of a song leader. A The , convention wasnt very much interested in the reading of the call, most of the delegates knowing its terms. They embraced the opportunity for conferences and conversation and a steady hum per vaded the hall during the reading. Hays Draws Laagaa. Chairman Hays whd, after call ing the convention to order, knock ed overa glass of water on the secretary's table and stepped out to the edge of the speakers' plat form. He got a renewed demon stration of applause, . shouts and cheers which he acknowledged with smiles -and bowk Somebody yelled "three cheers for Will Haya" and they were given. ; - "The Republican party has met in this free and open convention," said he. "to accept from the people a mandate for the government of the United States. - As. chairman of your national committee, I report progress. By next November the majority of the Republican party should he at least ,000,00.- In spirit I report more than progress: I report fulfillment. The great party of the Union has become .a union.' It shall continue so. There will be no bolt in this convention." (Roars of cheers greeted that statement). . ' ' Introduces Lodge. - Chairman Haya then introduced Senator Lodge as the temporary chairman and the convention let out more cheers, and a rolling cho rus of ayes affirmed the selection. As a committee to escort him to the chair. Chauncey M. Depew of New York Mlcbon Thiereck of Ohio and Mrs. J. a Hume of Cali fornia,, were appointed. , , The committee thought they had the platform filed so ths commit tee could go np a set of concealed stairs, hut the arrangement would not .work . and' Senator Lodge and hia escorting committee bad to go around to the rear entrance to the rostrum. . A bad omen, some thought, when ths platform trouble was noticed. Another wave of cheers greeted the senator as hs stepped oat ts the speaking position. -. Another cheer leader was on the Job with three cheers tor Senator Lodge and they were given. It was one minute sft sr moon when the. cheers died sway and Senator Lodge began deliver ing his address after having been introduced bv Chairman Haya as "Hon. Henry Casot Lodge of the United States." , . MstJea Pfetare Before Senator Lodge got under way ths motion picture men tamed oa a hatter of strstta lights which wars focdsaad oa Senator Lodge, sat which east aa tvxsass glare ta Gills Delegates. To Order : V WirsZ v. ... '- Wvvvssff ft , Chairman of national committee. . ' . .. 1 : : .- : : Bruce Bartni DUterm 'Pathos of PresUteticy In Ghosts ' BY BRUCE BARTON, (Written for the United Press). Chicago, June 8.-General Wood was going back to the hotel Just as I was returning from the counter where I had luncheon. I was walk ing, but he rode in a car With three Well dressed men by his aide. A crowd of former postmasters and postmasters-to-be gathered at the doorway to watch, him in' and to hope that perhaps the great man's smile might chance to fall on them. I couldn't help wondering what thoughts were running about in the general's mind:' How does it feel to have the greatest prize in the world almost within one's reach? How does It feel to cap ture that prize? And 'What if one almost has It and sees it vanish away what are the feelings then? There is a deep undercurrent or pathos here, beneath the. waving flags and the hearty laughs and all the brilliant smiles. For , a dozen men want to be president and. only one can be. . ' I thought of Webster, of Calhoun and Clay, all wanting the prize, all seeing weaker, men win it 'while the great gift passed them by -, I thought of Blaine Qying broken hearted: of poor old Greeley; his head on his desk and his great shoulders shaken with sobs. ; Of Sherman whom Garfield nominated well that the . delegates voted for Garfield and passed Sherman by. We take a long; Chance when we say to our sons: "Anybody born in. America may grow up some day to' as president" For the presi dency is a beautiful woman on a tropical Isle who is wooed by a thousand, men.'. - Once in . four or eight years she takes a new spouse but a uousand - watch , her with longing eyes and die without touen- It ia a railway car Jammed to the i doors hut having only one seat. -At ! each station the conductor enters the car to take out the bodies ot- thoa Who ) AlA anil t.'.lll era hang hopefully on the straps. watcning ue man tn ue seat v . COLBYATTEiaS Waahlngtoa. June I. Secretary of State Colby will probably go to the - sjemocratlc national eonven- trict of Oolambia. He hj entered AS A DELEGATE ColbT ass also been mtaUewtdtt-. C. anlart heavy as a tsrcsrrr of tKe Past NEGRO ELECTED GEORGIAN BOSS Chicago, June 8. Henry Lincoln Johnson, an Atlanta negro, who led the fight of the . Lowden delegates before the Republican national committee, was today elected na tional committeeman from Georgia, by the state delegation. The Wood delegates, headed by Roscoe E. Pickett the defeated can didate for national committeeman, announced that they would carry their, fight to the credentials com mittee of the convention. .Johnson, at the hearings had told .the na tional committee he would forego his hopes of being national com mitteeman, if the lowden delegates were seated. iv-- .- . DELAWARE VOTE IS FOU DUPOIIT Chicago. - Juns . 8-Delawars's six votes in the convention are ex pscted to be cast on ths first ballot for T. Coleman DuPont m committeeman. Daniel . O. , Hast ings of Washington, will maks ths numiniuina speecn. . .-; . Thunder ahowars this afternoon or tonight; : Wedneaday generally urn continued warm. Highest yesterday, . S3; lowest last night U. . Wind velocity at T a. nu X aaOss per hour. ,..-'- ' ' . " Precipitation test n r.,'M fnch. 't. V DrrbulllteBtSuV.'n ' S wet hnib t .rt x n 7f RelatlVS lasAJLE.a. JJ ' fU ; Rrrer sttshi-M; a taM af 4 h last' M swassv ; r ! ttew7 f t fs j tat lCs- I LE1DS1ESS PARTY OPEt! TO fl P Chance for Shrewd Lead" ; er to Ctep Forward and j i Bolt Delegates, -j - i Chicago, June 8. Unique In thsf annals of the party, the RepubU- . can national convention is sassUM bled today, unbossed, unbridled . and with no presidential -candldata having enough votes in sight to as sure his nomination. ' ' It promises to be a record-break e in all respects. It may eastl more ballots than any other Re publican convention since Garfield was nominated in 1880 before tha party standard bearer is named. , j There is still such a complete absence of bosses as to leave tha convention leaderless. Chieftains who spoke with authority in the , days gons by are standing on the) sidelines having a chuckle while; the delegates go through ths exper ience ot having a "people's convene Hon. - . It is true that several scored . delegates are Instructed either hyf their district conventions or by! -stats primaries, but nobody, include -ing their own state leaders, knows how long they are going to standi hitched. - Msj Stand by "Sons." --.v.- The air ia choked with report of delegation conferences at .whichji it has been decided to stand by tha favorite son or . instructions . om enough ballots' to comply with, state laws or fulfill the good faithj that goes with a primary expres sion of preference ? For instance,' one candidate la uses a statement and, serves noil tice that he wants no complimen . tary or favorite-son vote, but want ,' the real thing with a will to win.. Almost at the same moment his state delegation has a meeting and ' the delegates decide among them selves to give him all the first bal-i lot and split up Various waya oa! the others. . . The situation presents an oppor tunity tor some shrewd leader to step, forward at the psychological, moment and invite a stampede. Practical politicians agree that aa unled convention is an easy mark, for a runaway. - 'Ballots, la: Past Tears. Kvt ' A glance at convention records? since' Lincoln was nominated iat I860' discloses the . unusual proa- pects for the present one. .In thoaa conventions the balloting was'aa foiiowa:'; - --. Tear- ' Nsalacs BsUefs tm Llncela : Tares 184t Llacsla. w" - flatH. : 18C8 -' Gnat .aC -OasH 18- '" -Oraat.-v 5 ' ' On" .187 . 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