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The Omaha ..Daily- Bee
VOL. 50 NO. 5&
Antis Meet at Nashville to
Work Out Details of Scheme
"To Save the South From
TAKE ISSUE TO QOURTS IF
Will Attempt to Have Passage
Declared Illegal on Ground
Act Was Submitted After
Election of Legislature.
By The Aaaoclatrd Tresa.
' Nashville, Tciik , Aug. 19. An
nouncement that y (Opponents of
woman suffrage would hold a mass
meeting tonight to discuss steps "to
save the south frcm the Susan B.
Anthony amendment and federal
suffrage force bills." was taeii as
a:i indication that Speaker Walker
would not attempt today to force
reconsideration of -the action of the
Tennessee house yesterday i.: ratify
ing the nineteenth amendment.
Senator Oscar Underwood of Ala
bama and former Governor Pleasant
of Louisiana have been invited to
Certification Held Up. t
One vote cast in the Tennessee
house in favor of ratifying the suf
fragist amendment stands in the way
of certification tq the secretary of
state that Tennessee as the neces
sary 36th state had completed ratifi
cation of the amendment in time for
wonlen of the country to vote in
After , voting against ratification
yesterday. Speaker Walker changed
his vote from nay to aye for the
purpose, anti-suffragists said, of
moving a reconsideration of the vote.
Suffs Not Alarmed.
Suffragists, confident of their abil
ity to hold their majority in the
house in line, were planning to
move reconsideration of yesterday's
vote at a time when their entire
itrength is on the floor.
Opponents of ratification declared
today that if efforts to secure a re
consideration of the house vote fails,
steps wilLbe taken to have the courts
.declare the ratification unconstitu
tional on tjie grounds that the
amendment was submitted to the leg
islature after its memDtrs had been
Suffragists contended that the stt-J
' f ,ne. r,..11Ao iltic cortlnn
of the Tennessee constitution. v ,
Hearing to Decide
Which County Gets
Taxes on Live Stock
Lincoln, Aug. 19.(Special.)
The State Board of Equalization has
set Friday afternoon as the date for
a hearing to settle a dispute be
tween Holt and Antelope counties
as to which gets the taes on $50,000
worth of live stock owned by L. W.
Arnold, prominent stockman living
at O'Neill, who maintains a feeding
vard at Meligh.
Since the stock was at Xeligh,
Antelope county, officials assessed
it.- Meanwhile Mr. Arnold had turned
in his oVn schedule in Holt county,
claiming O'Neill as his home.
At the Friday hearing the attorney
general's office will deliver a yrit-,
ten opinion as to whether $25,000
in oersonal property left by thelate
Robert McQuilken of Furnas coun
' ty, .who died in Ireland two years
ago. should be assessed in Furnas
county, where the property had
formally been held or in Douglas
county, where the recently qualified
administrator lives and has trans
ferred the property.
Bootleg Prices Take Big
' Raise in New York Citv
Xew York, Aug. 19. The lid of
drouth was fastened - pretty nearly
never to come off on New York to
day. There was a boom in bootleg
vheer. Trices hitherto ruling at from
50 cents o 75 cents "per copy"
bulled trteir way up to. $1.50 arid
even $2 per imbibe.
Chief Shevlin declared today that
as a result of the conference he had
jufet had with Prohibition -Commissioner
Kramer in Washington some
missing rivets have been bolted into
place. It's going to be harder than
ever to withdraw wHisky from bond.
"It will be hard to get under our
system," said Mr. 'Shevlin. -
Body of Overseas Soldier
Sent to Geneva for Burial
Gevena. Neb., Aug. 19. (Special.)
The body of Frank Bliane Sloan,
who died of pneumonia soon after
arrival overseas with the A. F..
has reached New York from Liver
pool, England, where the body has
reposed in the English-American
cemetery at Liverpool since Octo-
ber 2, 1918. Hhis father. ex-Congressman
Sloan, has been advised
that it will arrive here within two
days- Burial will be in the Geneva
Genera Oets Needed1 Rain.
Geneva, Neb.. Aug. 19. (Special.)
Almost an inch of rain fell here
Wednesday and early Thursday
mowiing. helping out corn and pas
tures. Crops in general are the best
in Fillmore county in 30 years.
Forest Fires Spreading.
San Francisco, Aug. 19. Forest
fires were wor'se in Montana. Idaho
and California today, high winds in
nlaces nullifying the work of weeks
of. defensive work.
OaWRa P. 0. Uaaw Aat af -
Is an Accomplishment
Equal to Independence
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Republican Nominee Declares "Victory Is Dramatic
Because It Comes as Reward of Great Final
Drive That Now Has Assured Women Participa
; tion in Most Crucial Election in History.
Marion, O., Aug. 19. Senator
Harding declared today that the
grant of suffrage to American wo
men would be especially welcome to
the republicans in the coming cam
paign because "a great moral and
social reform, recently achieved, is
menaced by the covert purpose of
our opponents to attack it."
He predicted that voting women
would stand with the republican par
ty through a realization that it had
led in achieving social betterment,
while the democratic party "had no
toriously refused" to enforce reform
Victory is Dramatic.
"American women," said Senator
Harding "have won the suffrage
fight. Their victory is dramatic be
cause it comes as the reward of a
great final drive that now has in
sured to all American women a full
participation in the most crucial na
tional election in many years. Yet,
important as are the issues in this
political contest, we may well doubt
if history wilL recognize any other
phase of it as equal in importance
to the fact that in this year the wo
men of America for the first time
took their, full part in determining
the national destinies.
"However much some of us may
be pleased with the congratulations
which assure us today that we helped
bring about,, this result, the fact
remains that the women won their
own victory. Their long struggle
against many discouragements has
been a splendid preparation for the
duties imposed on them. They will
be full partners in shaping national
' TO COMBAT REDS
Attorney General Parmer Head
Of Underground Organiza
tion of Secret Agents.
By C. F. Pertelli
Inivenal Staff Correspondent.
Paris, Aug. 19. (Special Cable
Dispatch.) That A. Mitchell Palm
er, .attorney general of the United
States, is the head of a vast
underground organization of1 inter
national intelligence agents, was
learned by Universal Service through
a diplomatic source.
Despite Washington's proclaimed
policy of "hands .off Europe," an
army of American detectives . has
been busy since, the armistice gath
ering data by which, it is stated, it
hopes 'to begin worldwide propa-,
ganda to combat the Moscow gov
ernment. Several of the cleverest of -the
operatives, one of whom distinguish
ed himself in the capture of the
Zimmermann note to Mexico, by
which Germany tried to get that
country into war with the United
States, actually penetrated into Rus
sia by means of "cooked" docu
ments purporting to come from red
leaders in the United, States.
Four other agents, it is stated,
were "deported" from the United
States on the boat which took Emma
Goldman and other anarchists back
to Russia. Thev attemnted to e-ain
the confidence of Lenine, Trotzky.
Kameneff and other leaders of the
Difring more than a year of, op
erations, the secret agents success
fully sent to the United States a
mass of documents purporting to
describe the inner workings of com
munism, particularly' in Moscow,
Petrograd, Novorod. Vilna and Kief
and other large centers, as seen in
N Coincidcntally it is alleged that
with the co-operation of "white Rus
sians." they have attempted to found
a secret organization for combating
the Soviets with headquarters at
General VVrangel's base in Sebasto-
Eol. ' - '
the object of this-secret diplo
matic conspiracy is stated to be a
fomenting of opposition to the Mos
cow government in widely separated
It is even asserted that s the day
and 'hour of the counter-revolution
has been set. This information, when
communicated to Paris, is alleged
to have been, given, 'weighty consid
eration .in influencing the French
government toward its fateful step.
the recognition of General Wrangel.
Poker Games on High Seas
' Are Expected to Pick Up
Paris. Aug. 19. Poker zanies on
the"liiglTseas may now be expected
to pick up. 'S
Owing to thousands of comolaints
by Americans that the sum allowed
them to cross the oceanback to
America was not sufficient for their
poker losses and bar bills, the French
minister of nuances has announced
hat'henceforth the sum of 5,000
francs may be exported by each per
son leaving France.
Hitherto the sum has been J.IJUU
francs, or about in American
money at the exchange rate. Pas
sengers said this was not enough to
Orders Investigation of
New Gasoline Prices
San Franeisco. Ausr. 19. Instruc
tions to proceed with an investiga
tion of recent increases in the price
of gasoline .were1 received from At
torney General Palmer by frank M.
Silva, United States district attorney.
The telegram containing the orders
included notice that a special in
vestigator was-being sent to aid in
tne work. ,
ara . lajt.
programs and policies. However
they may divide politically, their
moral sense, their sociat. instincts,
their orimarv concern for home and
family and health and education, wilu
be a constant inspiration to an in
sistence upon higher and better aims
in our national life.
Ranks With Independence.
"Whoever will consider the prac
tical contributions of women to
national ' advancement, must recog
nize what it means to enlist, now,
the full power of womanhood in
public, affairs. I look upon the en
franchisement of women as an ac
complishment to be rated along with
our achievement of independence,
our preservation of the union, our
enianicipation of the slaves and our
contribution in 'the world war to
the rescue of civilization itse.t.
"As to. immediate political effects,
we republicans may and do feel se
cure. In this campaign we face is
sues on which we mav be confident
that the voice of womanhood will
pronounce for us. Once more the
real independence of our nation
involved,. A great moral and social
reiorm, recently achieved, is men
aced by the covert purpose of our
opponents to attack it. Enfran
chised women will make no mistake
m choosing between the republican
party, which has led in every move
ment for social and industrial bet
terment, and the democratic oartv.
which has notoriously refused to en
force these enlightened policies in
tne south, where it completely dorm
nates. Nor will women foreet that
more than four-fifths of the ratifying
aiaies are repuDiican states.
SUFF LEADERS IN
G. 0. P. ARE HAPPY
OVER BIG VICTORY
Send Messages of Congratula
tions to Mrs. Catt, Interna
Chicago, Aug. 19. (Soecial Tele
gram.) Amid great reioicmiz at na
tional headquarters of the rcou blican
party in Chicago over ratification of
the .suffrage amendment by the Ten
nessee state legislature, a teWrani
of congratulations was today sent by
airs. cnnstine .Bradley south and
Mrs. Adah E. Bush to Mrs. Carrie
J.hapman CatVpresident of the- Na
tional Suffrage association and also
president of the international asso
. In the telegram Mrs. Catt was ex
tended personal congratulations and
deep gratitude for the magnificent
victory won. Mrs. bouth is assist
ant secretary of the republican na
iioiiai committee ana miss tsusn is
executive secretary in charge of
women's activities of the committee.
A republican majority of at least
four or five in the United States sen
ate after March 4 of next year as a
result of the campaign now being
made throughout the country practi
cally is assured, according to How
ard M. Rice,, secretary to Senator
Miles Poindexter of Washington,
chairman of the republican senatorial
Mr. Rice arrived in Chicago today
after conferring with former Gov
ernor Frank B. Willis, the republi
can senatorial nominee in Ohio.
Governor Willis' election, he said,
is assured because of h:'s strong
stand against the Wilson league
views. The states of California. Ore
gon. Nevada and Colorado will each
elect this fall a successor to a demo
cratic member of the United States
senate and Mr. Rice said tnat in this
particular field the republicans would
make substantial gains. He leaves
tonight for Kentucky to confer with
the republican senatorial nonrfnee,
Richard P. Ernst. '.
Desire for Improved
JNew York. Aug. 19. The Ameri
can Export Manufacturers' associa
tion made public letters from Sena
tor Harding and Governor Cox in
which they express a desire for im
provement of American, diplomatic
and consular services. '
The association recently addressed
communications to candidates rec
ommending that , the United States
own and maintain proper homes for
its foreign representatives and es
tablish graded positions with pro
Senator Harding said "America
has been greatly remiss in this func
tion of government" and addedNthat
if elected-. "America's export trade
will receive immediate and deeply
interested attention." He added that
"the diplomatic and consular service
and the department of commerce
should be brought together in a con
certed and efficient effort toward
finding markets, developing trade
a"hd expediting its transportation
through an American merchant ma
rine." G. 0. P. Chiefs to Confer.
-New .York, Aug. 19. Anumber of
republican state chairmen and heads
of their organizations will confer at
(Chicago on September 1 and 2. it
Was announced today. Among states
to be represented will be Iowa, Ne
braska, South Dakota and Texw.
Second Prim'ary Necessary.
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 19. Second
primacies will be necessary to de
termine democratic nominees for
congress from the First and Second
districst, according to complete re
turns from Tuesday's primary. .
Red Soldiers Retreating in
Disorderly Panic Along Front
Between Vistula and the Bug
RETREAT TO NORTH AND
EAST OF WARSAW ROUT
Tanks, Airplanes and Armored
Trains Are Used in Counter
Attacks Launched in Effort
to Save Capital.
By The Associated rrraa.
Warsaw, Aug. 19. Russian soviet
forces are fleeing in a disorderly
panic along .the front between the
Vistula and Bug rivers, where the
Poles are. advancing with success,
says an official statement issued last
. In their counter attack to relieve
pressure upon Warsaw the Poles are
using tanks, airplanes, armored
trains and artillery in great numbers.
At Novo Minsk, east of here, and
Scrock, to the northeast, 3.000 pris
oners, seven cannon, hundreds of
wagons and vast quantities of sup
plies have been captured, the state
Red Retreat Is Rout.
The bolshevik retreat north and
cast of Warsaw, where the soviet
forces were closely driven by the
Poles, took the semblance of a rout
at some places, the communique re
ports. On the extreme left, how
ever, and in the region of Lemberg
soviet advances. are recorded.
Northwest of Warsaw, Russian
troops, who met resistance at
Wlocklawck, where they had de
signed to cross the Vistula, bom
barded the town for hours, the shells
lamaging the "cathedral and the
Polish successes on all fronts, with
the exception of the southern battle
sector,- where the Russian soviet
forces are advancing in the direction
of Lemberg, are reported today in
me omciai statement on fighting
Russian soviet forces are evacuat
ing Brest-Litovsk. the strongly for
tified town on the Bug river, 120
miles east of Warsaw, according to
advices received today. .
Fierce Battle Rages. ,
: Loftdon, Aug,"l. Fierce fighting
is continuing in the region of War-
aw, and Novo Georgievsk, the
strong fortress about 19 miles north
west of Warsaw at the confluence of
Vistula and Bug rivers, according
to Wednesday's statement by the
soviet government at Moscow.
In the Crimea sector engage
ments are going on with Indecisive
results, the statement says. The of
ficial report follows :
(Jur troops have crossed the
River Visla and have occupied Sot
slavsk. In the Novo Georgievsk
and Warsaw regions fierce fighting
continues. In the Lemberg region
we crossed the Bug and occupied
Busk and Zlochoff. I.i the Buczacz
region fighting continues with alter
nating success along the Strypa. In
the Crimean sector, in the Oriekhoff
region we engaged the enemy with
alternating success along the River
- Poles Capture Lukow.
Paris. Aug. .19. Lukow, 41 miles
southeast of W'arsaw, has been cap
tured by Polish troops in their coun
ter attack against the left wing of
the bolshevik army, says the War
saw correspondent of Excelsior. His
dispatch, sent on Tuesday night, de
clares the bolshevik right wing also
is in a bad situation.
The maneuver executed by the
Poles was a daring one, the corre
spondent declares. It consisted in
concentrating heavy columns ,of
troops and delivering a surprise at
tack against the fljnk of the main
bolshevik army. It was completely
successful because of the ability of
the Polish infantry in marching, and
he asserts that "very important con
sequences" are expected.
Japan Tells China, Road .
Guards to Remain on Duty
,Tokio, Aug. 19. Japan has sent
a communication to China saying the
government is unable to comply
with China s request for a with
drawal of the Japanese guards on
the Chinese Eastern railroad.
The communication points out
that the guards were stationed on
the railway primarily to . prevent
possible invasion of Manchuria and
Korea by the bolsheviki and that ex-
stiug conditions still orevent with
drawing, yfhis barrier against bolshe
Thisaction, the communication
says, was m accordance with an
agreement of the powers to out the
railroad on an international footing
until a "legitimate Russian govern
ment, capable of preserving law and
order." was established. It states
that Japan, therefore, does not feel
under obligation to consider China's
McGraw Denies Purchase
Of Whisky at Lambs Club
New. York. Aug. 19. Denial by
attorneys for John McGraw, mana
ger of theew York Giants, that he
had purchased whisky' from the
Lambs club on August 8. featured
today's investigation of the occur
rences at the club the evening be
fore John c olavin. comedy actor.
was found lying injured on the side
walk in front of McGraw!s home.
William J. Fallon, one of Mc-
Graw's attorneys, admitted that Mc
Graw "might have gotten whiskv
at the club," though the maintained
that his client did not purchase it
of the club itself.
AUGUST 20, 1920.
Den Show at Ak-Sar-Ben For
Men and Theater Parties
For Women Are On
Plans for entertaining the largest
crowd ever drajvn to Omaha's mar
ket weeK were completed at a meet
ing of the merchants' market week
committee in the Chamber of Com
mcrce Thursday. The program ex
tends from Monday to Thursday of
klext week. 1 he fact that so many
country merchants have been hold
ing back on their orders and now
feel well enough assured of the mar
ket to get in, is expected to add to
the number of visitors.
To See Den Show.
Monday night the men will be en
tertained at the show at the Ak-Sar-
Ben den, under the guidance of Penn
Fodrea. Robert Trimble will be
chairman of the committee entertain
ng the wives ot the merchants at
a theater party at the Urpheum at
the same time.-i
A dinner dance at the Field club
will be the feature of Tuesday night.
Some of the big prizes, which in
clude a trip to Europe and a trip
to California, will be drawn at this
time. , Don Lee, the chairman of
this event, will have special cars take
the guests out at 5:30 p. m.
A barbecue and race will be given
Wednesday night at Elmwood park.
Roy Moore -is chairman, and Gus
Miller and Dr. Frye will manage the
1 barbecue and the races,' respectively.
f Oriental Costumes.
The closing event lhursday night
will be a Japanese garden party at
the Auditorium. Roy Byrne, chair
man, announces that the women of
Omaha will dress in oriental cos
tume, and the men in black waist
coats and red trousers. More prizes
will be awarded at this daice.
Many of the business houses will
hold style shows and private enter
tainments for visiting-fnerchants and
their families:' Traveling salesmen
are being called in from the road
to meet their customers.
Much Decorated English .
Heroine Will Live in N. Y.
London, . Aug. 19. Five war
medals, three won by her own serv
ices during the war and two con
ferred upon her husband, are worn
by the Hon. Mr". Digby French,
prominent in London society, who
sails tomorrow to make het future
home in the United States.
. Her husband, a major in the Royal
air forefs, was killed two years ago
in active service. He was reputed
to be one of the best pilots in the
British service and won the military
cross and the distinguished flying
cross for gallantry in action.
Mrs. French'Tiersclf was a chauf
fcuse in the army service corps and
performed excellent service in
To Reduce Toll Charges.
Washington, Aug.' 19. Reduction
in toll charges through 'the Suez
canal will be placed in effect Oc
toBer 1, the department of commerce
has' been advised officially.
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Leap. Year "Yes"
GIRL LEAPS FROM
SPEEDING CAR TO
Mary Kracl, North Bend Girl,
' Nearly Assaulted by Friend,
Fremont, Neb., Aug. 19. (Spe
cial.) Miss Mary Kracl, 17-year-old
North Bend girl, today in justice
court told for the first time of the
eventS'-of the night of June 24, which
ended in her being found, uncon
scious on her doopstep, by her
mother. Miss Kracl asserted that
she leaped from the speeding auto
mobile driven by August Thomson
to escape an attack attempted by
him and another man, whose ninie
she does not know.
Thomson, pleading not guilty to
the charge of assaujt, offered no de
fense and was bound over to the
district court for trial. His bond
of $5,000 was furnished by his fa
ther, John Thomson, and Thomas
P. Gaugher. (
Miss Kracl testified that at the
American Legion dance at North
Bend June 24 she was introduced to
Thomson by Evelyn Tout and
danced three dances with him. Then
sjje was asked to let him take her
to her home, five miles rmrthwest of
the town, and agreed because she
thought he was "nice."
A short distance from town the
other man was met and invited by
Thomson to ride.1 He was intro
duced as a cousin, she said. Miss
Kracl sat upon Ins lap and they
Near her home she asked to be
let- out and said she would walk, but
instead they turned off on another
road, driving the car faster, she said.
"They started again, whispering to
each other, and I knew it was not
nice," said the girl. The& went as
iast as they could and I jumped out.
"I didn't care whether I killed
myself or not."
The other man described bv the
girl is being sought by the county
Mail Pouch Stolen From
Train Found Near Track
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 19. One of
the pouches of mail taken from the
Missouri Pacific train that was
robbed on the outskirts of St. Louis
last night by two men was found to
day in a clump of weeds along the
railroad track. The contents were
intact, the bandits apparently losing
the pouch in' the darkness.
The loss sustained in the robbery,
postal officials said, will not bo
known until a check up is made of
the contents of the pouches.
. The men boarded tb6 train at a
crossing and.with drawn revolvers,
lined the mail clerks up against the
wall. Near the outskirts of the city
one of the robbers polled the signal
cord, stopping the train. The mail
pouches were then thrown out and
the bandits jumped after them, dis
appearing. To Probe Ratification of'
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 19. Judge
Debow charged the grand jury in
the Davidson county -criminal court
today on the suoject ot efforts to
improperly influence or .corrupt the1
iawmaking ' poweK of the state and
laid special emphasis on the , fight
for the ratification of the federal
suffrage amendment by the Tennest
see legislature. -Judge
publication by the Nashville Tennes
seean and the ' Nashville Banner of
two affidavits in which allegations
were made that undue influence had
been brought to bear on one mem
ber of the house who first voted to
table the ratificat'on resolution, and
later voted for the adoption of the
resolution. A single vote decided
the issue in' favor of suffrage.
3 MAIL PLANES
TO LEAVE TODAY
Pilot Smith to Lead Flyers in
Blazing New Route
For Western ' (
t-.... Service. , -
Under the direction of Pilot Wal
ter J.Smith, three aerial rriail "ships"
will hop-off at Ak-iar-iJen field
early Friday morning for Cheyenne,
Wyo., blazing the trail for the open
ing of the air mail service from Chi
cago to the west.
Pilots Smith, Ellis and Leon
hardt landed in Omaha yesterday
morning .with Pilot Lange. The lat
ter flew an aerial mail plane from
Chicago to Omaha with a regular
cargo of mail and served as a guide
for the other three "ships," which
flew over the city in battle forma
tion. ' The planes will make one stop be
tween here and Cheyenne to take
on fuel. '
Two more planes are expected to
arrive in Omaha within the next 10
day. The "ships" will be stationed
at the local flying field and will be
used in transporting mail from Om
aha to Cheyenne. The planes ope-?
rating between here and Chicago
will transfer, their western mail at
the Ak-Sar-Ben grounds and planes
flyinp between here and Cheyenne
will fly the mail to Wyoming.
Declares She Shot Her
Husband Because of
San Francisco, Aug. 19. Mrs. Vir
ginia P. Clark today confessed to
Police- Inspector Drew that she
killed her husband, Chester J. Clark,
Oakland car man, Sunday morning
by shooting him as he lay in bed be
The, confession suddenly broke the
woman's 54-hour composure, during
which she had retold her original
story of her husband committing
suicide and threatening to kill her.
The woman explained the murder
by saying that on awakening Sun
day morning she for the first time
learned that her husband had de
generate tendencies.' She fired the
shots in a spirit of revulsion on mak
ing this discovery, she says. The
couple were married after a mar
riage . bureau introduction. I tie
bride will be held for trial.
Efforts to delve into the woman's
past life have been frustrated by her
refusal to talk about ber family. She
says a mother, brother and half
sister live in Indian River, Va. Her
first husband, a circus performer,
named A. L. DcRocha, died in Vir
ginia two years ago of influenza.
M?S. Clark was living in Hartford,
Conn., when she answered Clark's
advertisement in a matrimonial
He Returns Gift of King
Because Sons Penniless
London, . Aug. 19. Because his
two sons who fought in the war are
unemployed and penniless in spite of
their willingness to work, the care
taker of the landing stage of the
Royal Yacht squadron at Cowcs je
turned to King George, a diamond
scarf pin, the king's gift at the end
of the yachting week.
"Until those who served his ma
jesty's country during the.; war,"
read the note accompanying the re
turned . gift, "are provided with
houses and employment, I would
rather not accept any gifts from his
Declares Senate Wilt Have'
Some Way in Detemyning
Foreign Relations if G. 0. P.
Administration Is Chosen.'
FAVORS RULE REQUIRING
MAJORITY TREATY VOTE
Says Article 10 of League of
Nations Would Break Down1
Orderly Process oflhe Fed
By The Aaaorlatcd 1'rtaa.
Marion, O., Aug. 19. Reaffirming
his faith in "party sponsorship in
government," Senator Harding said
:n a speech today thatis democrat
ic critics were correct in supposin3
that, if e!ct(i, he would "permit
the senate to have some say" in dc
lermining the policy of the govern
ment." t i
"The senate saved American na
tionality in 1919 and 1920," he said.'
"when the exerutive proposed to sur
render it. If a republican adminis
tration is chosen, you can be certain
that the senati will have something
to ray about the foreign relations,
as the constitution contemplates. I
ha J rather have the couifsel of tho
senate than ajrthe political bosses
"I want to have done with per
sontl government. I want to put
an end to autocracy reared in the
name of democracv,"
The senator also referred to th$
senate filibuster, which blocked sev
crai big appropriation bills in the
last days of the democratic congress,
and said that, while he did not ap
prove at that time, the development
had saved about $1,000,000,000 bv
putting . the 'supply measures over
into the republican congress.
"In cartoon, in solemn editorial,
in many utterances from the plat
form," he said, "it has been suggest
ed that, in case of a republican vic
tory, the incoming president pro
poses to permit the senate to have
some say in determining the policy
cf the government. I gladly pro
claim all these suggestions to be lit
erally correct I rejoice that the
Umted States senate is functioning
again. We need it to save America.
"If a rcnubJican administration is
chosen next November you can be
very certain that tht senate, theoret
ically, if tiot sctnally, composed of
96 leading men of the republic, will
have something to say about the
foreign relations, as the constitution
"It has become quite the fashion
for unheeding partisans of demo
cratic faith to cry out against the
senate and the part it plays in t'th
fedral government. One might as
well proclaim, the constitution a
fraud. The senate is in reality the
security oi stable, popular govern
ment." Preises Past Record.
Praising "he record of the present
senate, the nominee declared it "had
saved American nationality" when
the executive branch had proposed
to surrender it. He dissented from
arrogation of unconstitutional pow
ers by the president, and said it was
the purpore of the republicans to
"have done with personal govern
ment" and to "put an end to. au
tocracy." The rule requiring a two
thirds vote in the senate7 to ratify
treaties he characterized as one of
the wisest provisions in the consti
tution The league of, nations was touched
on briefly, Senator Harding declar
ing article 10 would break down the
orderly processes of the federal gov
ernment by transferring from con
gress to a foreign council the pow
er to decide when the nations should
go to war. . t
It would be a orry thing," said
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J To Combat Airplane
Traffic in Liquot
Lincoln. AllO 10 -fSnrrtzU
A i rnl q n t r i f f i In 1 . n . . -v a. i-M- "
'"T""" niai in iivjiiui iiuiu wan
ada to lraWa i alrarfr a
lem, which the state and national
authorities must meet, according t(
Gus Hyers, head of the state law en
Recent renorts from th nnrtVi ml
nest counties of the state show thai
several loads of booze havr hrt4
brought into the state, via the. ai.
route, but the state denartmint iti
not equipped with such method "
and finds it increasingly difficult t4
be at the landing place at the Op
portune moment. ( t'
Chief Hyers believes that the na
tional enforcement of prohibition
will necessitate the use. of fast and
well-managed planes along thq
boundary lines of the country.-
Collapse of Mountain Top
Buries Town in Philippine!
Manila, r. I., Aug. 19. Collapsa
of a mountain top on this island ii;
a recent storm buried an entir
Igorote village under hundreds I
feet of earth, blotting out the lives oi
70 natives, according to official re
cent advices received here.
The village was located in thi
mountain province within 200 milen
of the city of Manila. The top slid
down upon the village at midnight
No bodies have been recovered.
Eleven Injured in Wreck.
Shcrbrooke. Que., Aug. 19.--) "
Eleven persons were injured when
the Grand Trunk mornin? train
from Portland, Me., to Montreal rat
into a washout near Coaticoool
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