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I WEATHER WEST OF YUMA: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, j-uhe 16. Cloudy along the coast tonight; also foggy. sjpEE AUSTRIANS TAKEN: PETROGRAD, June 16. It is announced that the Russians captured an additional 14,000 Austrians in the eastern theatre of war. : EVACUATION REPORTED: PETROGRAD, June 16. A semi-official dispatch gives the details of the reported evacuation of Czernowitzby the Austrian troops, TEDDY CAN ONLY WHISPER: NEW YORK, June 16. Roosevelt today denied that the snapping of tendons was a serious affair, and added that his physician said he would soon recover; however, he reiterated that he is "out of politics." He is barely able to speak above a whisper as a result of another severe coughing spell. DIDN'T STICK TO THE SHIP: EUREKA, June 16. Coroner Hansen today criticized Captain Nopanders for his action in sending 200-odd crew and passengers .our in boats when it was shown that the steamer Bear was still afloat. All would have been safe on the steamer. The 5 bodies washed ashore from the capsized boat were . the only ones lost. ' .' r - 'sm 3 VOLUME XLVI. NUMBER 29. "The Schoolmaster Is Statesmaster, Is Statesman, the' Statesman Is Finan cier, the Financies Is Emancipa- for, the Emancipator is the Pacificator of World" (Associated Press) things. He dynamited the monetary fdams and let credit flow to the re ST. LOUIS, June 15. (12jmotest corners of the 'land, its spray O'clock midnight) Wilson dashing oven upon foreign shores. He Was nominated for the preSi- released the nation's resources and dency by acclamation at the,561 etlener51B " ine" ir lr 3 J . .. , exploit them. He destroyed commer- Democratic convention at 1 1 :52 tonight, following the nomination speech by John W. Westcott, and seconding speeches made by forniei Governor Harmon of Ohio, arid Governor Stuart of Vir ginia. Marshall was also nomi nated by acclamation a few minutes later. Westcott spoke as follows : "Prophecy is fulfilled. The eternal verities of righteousness have pre vailed. Undismayed by the calamities of war, unmoved by viturperation and vain declamation, holding to the pure altar of truth, the schoolmaster is statesman, the statesman financier, the financier emancipator, the emanci pator pacificator, the pacificator the moral leader of democracy. "The nation is at work. The nation is at peace. The nation is accomplish- irv ?ntr rf Hnmnnt! nf TT1!! t ,ub UCo IUW. 'in re n cm iY r notinTi rtro e? r rvf of tt r r ilr Oou with resources boundless, with a nun- dred million people eager to achieve Qnr? fin nniTi m ovn 7QnopiiioliOf? inrlnc- ' 'I tries halted, men were idle. The coun- ' try struggiea in the toils or an maae-1 quate financial system. Credit was at i the mercy of piracy. The small busi ness man was bound hand and foot. Panic hung like a storm cloud over the business world. "Now bursting granaries, teeming factories, crowded railways and over laden ships .distribute wealth and com fort to uncounted millions the world over. Production outruns the means of distribution. The parallel of Ameri- can prosperity is not found in indus- trial history; nor it is causeless. It did not descend, like a merciful acci- dent, from heaven. It is not due to the devastations of a revised tariff. It is not the result of destructive legis- lation. It cannot be attributed to the manufacture of war materials, con- stituting a bare five per centum of the volume of national business. War Is destruction, not production. War curtails international trade. War de- presses industrial energy. When the European cataclysm struck the world, moratoria fell like a blight upon very many of the neutral nations, but not upon the United States. j "There stands the astounding phe- r.omenon of American prosperity. ' and patriotism of American a; ms to What is its explanation? The Euclid the greed and avarice of conc-essiou-o' financial theory worked to a dem- aries. It would have robbed the onstration, measures for the country's relief. He promptly put into effect the legislative expression of a great program. He did not talk. He did exploit cial slavery He struck off its shack-' les. The prosperity of the nation is the product of statesmanship and fi nancial genius. American credit is now HinU'-" or'? ty.its ownhone5tyJ.ca.iusm and capacity. The cause being un disturbed, the effects must remain. The schoolmaster is statesman, the statesman is financier, the financier is emancipator. With Lincoln, the emancipator of the chattel slave, he will live forever as 1 the emancipator of the commercial slave. "The nation is at peace in a world at war. America is confronted with appalling realities. It is not the part of wisdom to play with phantoms, deal in riddles, or seek to entertain the national imagination -with the leger demain of language. To build words mountain high as the throne of vani ty and ambition should not be an American pastime. An attempt to catch the presidency by phrases is the work of folly. The function of a sounding brass and tinkling cymbal is ,not germane to the tragic conditions I 0f the world. When the fate of mil iroM ,g afc stake; it ,g not the Qf flny man tQ gtack the cardSi civilization m peril, the sphinx be , , . comes an anachronism. The anachro nism will remain the mysterious si lence of the ages. "With the whole world tense and anxious, patriotic advice and sugges tion are ot more vaiue tuan aouse anu defamation. Speculation wilts in the blaze of truth. Abusive phraseology shrivels before the relentless fact Honesty is the commanding quauty j of a free and patriotic American "What are the realities that face us? . In Mexico exist the potentialities of earth together in lasting peace? The civilization. In her wealth, her his-! passions of men die. The truth lives, tory, her schools, her religion, her! America nas called to Europe; Europe needs, her very suffering and patriot-1 is responding in terms of a revitalized ism lie the indestructible seeds of pro-' civilization. The sublimest picture in gress. To have conquered Mexico civil history is that of a plain Ameri- would have seated death in the xAmeri- can citizen manoeuvering with the can fireside. It would have destroyed weapons of reason and humanity ' our prosperity and added millions of ! against the navies and armies of the millions of taxation to the burdens contending nations, and bringing them of the nation. It would have planted in accord with the principles of inter- distrust and hatred of the United national law. The American standard States in every South American re-1 of peace and justice now floats on the public. It would have forfeited the 'sea. It is unfurling over the trenches respect of the world. It would have 1 of the struggling nations. From the substituted the tenets of Imperialism ! for the principales of Americanism. I It would have prostituted the bravery United States of U13 grandeur of her j mission amongst the nations of the earth. It would have madr might right and repudiated the doclriues of YUMA MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS YUMA, ARIZONA, THUR f Christianity. It would have ignored the fundamental conceptions of moral progress and denied the right oi fif teen millions of people to govern themselves. Ambition and greed were prepared to sacrifice Amerloa and all j that America stands for, in order to , jncqulre the wealth- of Me-c.co. '1 he j diplomacy of 'watchful waiting' avert-: ed these calamities and preserved in i Uieir original purity the principles of j American freedom and justice. The 'watchful waiting' repudiated the bru tal dictum of science that the weak resolutions Committee, after! The minority report upheld .the a uia or approximately 5ioof0u. bix must go down befoer the strong. Help s nearly 24 hours deliberation, i at'e3 frishtst.t0 . regulffte eIe!?ions' ' estlmates AVere raade on the worlc' the Mexico lest, over her bloody grave are jcomJeted the platform arid T mef "f s;ifraS?- . successful bidders being almost $18. sown the dragon's teeth of our own I J daclared that he tavored a s ates 000 lower than their nearest 'compe- , . .. destruction. "War with any European would have set the world aflame andiwll UUL uiovaaoiui . - iuju.cu uic uwk-u ui i'iu6ic0a iu. , , .x ! century. Would any one have had it; so in order to affirm a "virile Ameri- ff 1 f "yiV31efmfricaDi!,m; UlUUUOUCUj ULtlbl UXjCIUUj kill liWI 1 'JiO wx war and its uncertainties? The sub- stance of civilization is the arts, the sciences, literature, philosophy, indus- x.. ii.. j x: sx e .i try, me uuiiicsliu vixiuus, uucuum, ie- i T-...X ii,!. :.. tan eTA otance of American nationalism. This I8 ? J!"1 L , t?' r . uuuuua, . - lives in tne trencnes ana oroiten homes of Europe and pervades its very thrones. Therefore, America lives in the trenches and broken homes of Europe and its thrones. The stupendous conflagration is consum - ing the errors of statesmen and dynas - ties; it is not consuming the sub-' stance of civilization. Civilization is a unity. War with Europe would have cut asunder the moral forces that bind xt. xi i iivx f u nauuiu, u ut u a uux-, uess, iiixctruiiy auu uespiiir. OLuauuiy on the immutable foundations of such the world, direct the forces of civiliza- j partiAJnencanisni. tne scnooimaster and , - . SAN ANTONIO. June 1C- O ! ,, ew n,- 4tl statesman, with consummate skill, aatenvays; ; it advocates a territorial Grey, who led the U. S.OC MflfiV CCD PCQ ft ! ciriMi thn, nmmnrifiQ tiio aflrri.VpfiMr, r,f government for alaska, Hawaii. Porto . ...,.. . l!iiim4I iirnUliir.! Mi tion, not with arms but with reason cnant "arlne; it favors the conserva and moral pressure against the ex-tion ani development of our natural cesses of a belligerent world. Vvitli i resources; it declares that the "sacred preternatural poise and clearness of riShts of American citizenship must vision, he is piloting America through the rushing storm. Who can deny the existence of a moral design in the universe? Who now can question its fulfillment? Who can close his enes to the destiny of democracy to make j the principles of civilization dominant, to onng the warring nations of the vantage ground of imperishable Amer-, icanism the matchless craft of a real pacifist has not only avoided all war, but is leading the world into the ways of peace. What is peace but the as sertion of moral progress? What is the assertion of moral progress but the indestructible civilization of Eu rope and America? Prom the smoul- (Continued on Page Four) SOUTHWEST y- a- r 3D AY, JUNE 15, 191G. (Associated Press) rrw TCdlivA CT T rMHC LWLvlkji2 Uivl. Ol. LvJUlO, ne 16. The Democratic i ocii l i l lu luc tuiivciiuuu. me (leaders expected itS adoption -K ;or.'nn TIiq inrnrnnrst nn n n t rracrp ...wv,. - i i -t j. x.1 T 1.1 plank Similar to trie Republl - can one but leaving it tO the! states for final amendment, . . Wdb iUbL UY LVVU The platform favored national aid rk e- a a m f a -sm n ri RrrriRS s-saa rin a tfr lTi i o a a nui i ii i n a nam n w n 1.1 a t a tt a hiva u i ii n d so. ti i jULmuuiinnu i lmi uum LmuunuLu !TUC DCCT TUI1S00 III OfCOV I IMC nil uun Miifuu in uun imu In the development of post and milit!" " " V T nrv rnfifl?!- pnr.nnrairp'menf. tn farm in tr 'mifl tho hpttprmont nf niarkptinir r.nn - an 8-hour day and industrial said tl at this agitation j . comnen-ation and aDDroved!was sweePinS ovjer the country when SSrS ; -men really should be perform- t" "7 i x.x v3...m,.. ! of prison made goods by the interstate commerce commission; it favors the creation of a federal safety bureau, ! the extension of the powers of the 1 bureau of mines, the extension of the ;u - s- employment bureau; it asks the establishment of a federal tuberculosis , sanitarium for the poor and favors all ! Prison reforms, including the trainin: of Prisoners and the payment of accu- rmilatpfi wacfis when sairi nrifinnprs i ---- - -- adoption of a liberal and comprelien- Rico aud the development of a mer- be Preserved at home and abroad," and all governments will be "held tc a strict accountability" for wrong3." The Democratic platform condemns organizations working in the interest of foreign governments; it reasserts the Monroe Doctrine and terms inter- vention in Mexico as "revolting to the people of the United States, notwith- standing the provocation is great." It comments on the administration's "splendid diplomatic victories," and term.! Wilson "the greatest American of his generation." The Americanism plank condemns "all alliances or com- binations pf individuals of whatever nationality or descent who agree and conspire to gether for the purpose of embarrassing or weakening our gov- eminent or improperly influencing or coercing the public representatives in dealing with any foreign power. We charge that such conspiracies, among a limited number, now exist." Later The Democratic convention adjourn ed finally after adopting the platform by acclamation. They voted down the substitute suf frage plank which had been offered as a minority report by Governor Fer- guson. The president's own personal plank was adopted, which reads: "We 5? tt - r recommend the extension of franchise stateu unon the same terms as to aD - W to men- ngjits amendment aespite me political IPS? inexpediency. He said "The majority Following the recommendation of nlank is not the conviction of theitho adris nomn(rnH, norH.. , ,oa,va tn ao . - - ,-x,, ,ini:ttPf,l orlvantnc-P. Hii " i,u""11" cvvx.m,xxv,xx&, ; fatal surrender of principles is made. The (rux of the whole situation is, iRonatadt, who had submitted the taHUbtf if vre-dW not adopt; port of the oemnUUee. 'that our c mo majority proposal, we mignt lose three or four Western states." Fer - . uugiu not ue mtimiuaiea uy a lew hundred . militant suffragettes. He th( functions for which "Goa Al- mighty intende'd her." ! ing, ail of the estimates should be re- A fev women hissed that statement. ( jected. On a motion by Supervisor Martin Lomasney, a Massachusetts, ' John Nelson," however, the recommen objected to the adoption of the plat-' daticn of the advisory committee was form. But when he was given the j adopted; and' the contract awarded to floor, it developed that he wanted a ' the lowest bidders, plank sympathizing with the "people j The specifications call for a screen of Ireland." A Maryland delegate then ! ed surface road with a 6-inch base yelled "Raus mit him," and the whole covered with sifted rock. It is esti convention reared. j mated that this road with ordinary OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ;q jQ CAPTURED 3 BANDITS O' (Associated Yress) O O the San Ignacio raiders, returned O; O after two hours, having captured O l O three bandits. He found an- O O other body on the American side O . D whih now makes the total Mex- O 2 ican dead nine. ol Following is the announcement of OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO oiservices to De heId Sunday, June IS, at the .Methodist Episcopal church: T. L. Molina, who has been-ill, is out ( Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. A brief again, but not yet able to go to work session. "The Philippian Jailor." at the postoffice. ; Acts 16:19-34. C. M. White, Supt. Children's Day program at 1045 A union Sunday school will be held a- m- "Tlie Ladder of Life," in the at the Somerton Baptist church next interest of Christian education. An Sunday. offering will be taken for this pur- : pose. Music, also. Mrs. Martha Mauk, the dressmaker Services at the soldier camp at 6 of Idlwilde, 612 Fifth street, has gone P- m- Band, music, Gospel songs, mes to Banning, Cal., for the summer, re- sage, "The Song of Salem." turning here in October. She expects Epworth League at 7 p. m. "Chris to visit with the ' Cawley family of tin Activity According to the Holy Vuma, who also expect to leave Yuma Spirit Standard." I John 3:24; Acts or Banning in a few davs. il:8 Rom- 8:14-16; I Cor. 2:4, 5, 10, ' 1 12; Gal. 5: 22-24. Judge Baxter is home from Nogales. i "Tne Voyage of Life," at S p. m. i (supplementary to a former series on NOTICE 'tnis subject. Psalm 104:26. All parties who are interested in' In the Yuma Valley Having Yuma county have an exhibit! Sunday school at 2:30 p. m., J. L. at the State Fair this fall are request-, 3d to meet at Crane' school house at , 3 p. m., Saturday, the 17th inst. Mr. j Shaughnessy, secretary of the state ; fair commission, and Prof. J. F. Nicholson, superintendent of the Agri-' cultural Department of the State Fair, T7ill be in attendance. C-lo-16-3t C. J. WOOD. I - GADSDEN EH BR8THEHS GET ROAD GONTRAGT A.JO, June 16. On recommendation of the advisory committee, the: con tract for the construction of portions of the Ajo road was today awarded i jt0 the Warren Brothers comPan on . titors. " " , . T . u- ouruu, minority memoer or u i . x.t . ulB uuaru, ueguu to protest, ! "You will understand" said Fred re- com- ( mittee is merely recommending. ' It 'it up to the board to take what action uwues' uoenran continued his nrotest I against the acceptance of the bid of the Warren Brothers company declar- ing that since he had had no voice in making the specifications for the j bids, bein uninformed of the meet- expenditures for up-keep from time to time, will last more than 30 years iEIHOBISI CHURGH Chandler, Supt. Sermon at 3:30- p. m. IRVING R. LOVEJOY, Pastor. Jimmie McNeece, 5 years old, of .Second avenue, was seriously burned yesterday noon, while; placing with I matches.