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Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - August 28, 1920, Oelwein, Iowa Wire Report of TODAYSImportant lyintoof the World IDBLWEIN FAYBTTB COUNTY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 281920 60 CENTS WHY HARDING OPPOSES LEAGUE NATION HARDING TALKS TO THE INDIANA DELEGATION ON LEAGUE NATIONS Saturday Afternoon He Affirmed That Had the Senate Ratified We Would Now Be at From Address By UnitedPress Marion Ohio Aug and gentlemen of this Indiana delegation I greet you in a spirit of rejoicing not a rejoiging in the narrow per sonal or partisan sense not in the gratifying prospects of party tri umph not inthe contemplation of abundance in the harvest fields and corn fields and maturing or chards not in the researching ap proach of stability after a period of wiggling and wobbling which magni fled our all of these are ample for OUT wide rejoic I rejoice that America is still free and independent and in a position of selfreliance and holds to the right of selfdetermination which are priceless possessions in the pres ent turbulence of the world Let us suppose the senate had ratified the peace treaty containing the league covenant as submitted to it by the president in July of last year what would be the situation confronting common country today To my mind there is tut one answer Before this day we would have been called upon to ful fill the obligations which we had assumed under Article 10 of the league covenant to preserve the territorial integrity of Poland as against external aggression Sympathy for Poland I shall not now attempt to meas ure the boundless sympathy for the last aspirations and restored independence of Poland Our present concern is the international situa tion which Poland has brought to our attention The council of the league of na tions wbuld have reasoned and red soned correctly that the United States could furnish the and if necessary the men to with stand the iibrdes advancing from Russia far more easily than could the exhausted nations of Europe Moreover inasmuch as this would be the first test of the scheme of world government which was formulated and demanded by the president speaking for the United States the act of a special responsibility rest ing upon our shoulders manifestly would have been undeniable Un doubtedly the league council in ad vising upon the means by which the obligations to Poland should be fulfilled as provided in the covenant would have s0 held and prob ably the conscience of America cer tainly the opinion of the world would have sustained that Judgment Had Treaty Been Ratified The conclusion that our country might now be confronted by such a situation if the senate had ratified the league covenant requires no stretch of the imagination None can deny that it is possible To many candid minds as to my own such a distressing situation will seem high ly probable Let us assume that the ratification had taken place Let us assume further that the perform ance of the allotstl trk required the waging of war upon the Russian peo ple as of course it would what would ersult what would of necessity have to result Nothing necessarily we are glibly informed since only the congress do that Could congress do that without staining in delibly the honor ot the nation Answer Is So 1 answer No and I say it not on my own authority alone Back of my judgment stands the president of the United States Upon that point there Is first hand information In the course of the discussion which took plate at the meeting of the president and the senate committee on foreign relations I raised the question by stating a hypothetical Continued on page three US NAVAL SHIP SENT TO DANZIG By United Press Washington Aug 28Secretary Navy Daniels directed vice admiral Huse to proceed immediately on the armored cruiser Pittstourg to Danzig for the protection of American refu gees there SHERIFFS AND NEGRO KILLED By United Press Okalhoma City Okla Aug deputy sheriffs and a negro were killed and one person wounded in a revolver battle at Arcadia Oklahoma near here today The shooting was said to have occurred when the depu tick attempted to arrest a negrd on an alleged charge of moonshining COLBY IS ASKED TOMAKEPROTEST Against Letting Lord Mayor Mac Sweeney Dying of Hunger in a British Prison Washington Aug of State Coliby wasasked today by a group of Irish women pickets to pro test to the British government against letting Lord Mayor Mac Sweeney dieinihis hunger strike J a British prison Stating that he understood Mac Sweeney wanted to die Colby told the womeni he would take their re advisement The pick ets replied that this answer would be interpreted by the Irish as a re fusal to act LONGSHOREMEN RETURN TO WORK By United Press New York Aug majority of longshoremen who struck late yes terday because of the imprisonment of the Lord Mayor of Cork Terrence IMacSweeney returned to work today adcording to uniofa and steamship officials None of the nine liners due to clear today for European ports twill be held up it is stated HOTELMEALEY HAS A BLAZE About a m Saturday morning a fire alarm called the fire dtpart ment to Hotel Mealey where a dense smoke proclaimed there was a blaze It was soon discovered that the smoke issued from room 201 on th second floor The firemen soon had a line of hose laid through from South Frederick street and in a short time the blaze was put out of commission It was about an hour from the time of the alarm till the finmen woe back in the City Hall It is thought the tire originated from a lighted cigarette stub thrown j down in the tmthroom adjoining 201 and spreadinginto the room and cor ridor The guests of the hotel also the proprietor and his family hiked out on the street following the alarm for the dense smoke indicated con siderable fire When the Register re presentative reached the hotel short ly after alarm U was to i note men and women very hastily dressed or partly dressed standing around the hotel or grouped in the i lobby Room 201 and bathroom a guests I toilet room and the adjoining corri dor were badly uoorchwl and put out of The occupants of the room were somewhat smoked but not in any way injured The damage to the hotel will be made good by in surance THE OELWEIN LABOR DAY CELEBRATION MONSEPT 6 ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETE PROGRAM OF THE DAY Greater Waterloo Band of 30 pieces will furnish the music of the day Parade starts from the Trades and Labor Hall Temple A marching through the business section of the city Picnic dinner at Oelwein Park A M to PM Address of Welcome by Mayor Jepson 1 P M Labor Day Address by Brother M W Martin Statistician and Editor of International Brother hood of Blacksmiths and Drop Forgers and Help ers Journal Wrestling Match 2 00 to P M Casey McCarron 118 Ibs Oelwein vs seck 118 Ibs Waterloo 30 minutes to a decision Tug of War South Des Moines Wrecking Crew vs the World Prize to PM i Prizes Horseshoe Game Boat Eace Needle Eace Ladies Free for AllSwimming Eace Mens Free for All Swimming Eace Free for All Potato Eace ThreeLegged Eace for All 50 yard dash u Fat Mens Race Free for All Sack Eace Foot Eace boys under 12 years 1 Children under 8 75 50 Children under 5 years 75 50 Foot Race girls under 12years 50 25 25 50 Ball Game at P M Oelwein vs Tripoli EVENING PROGRAM Band Concert at Eock Island Park to P M by Greater Waterloo Band 20 pieces Dance at Ridlers Hall P M Music by Tylers Cpiece Orchestra EVERYBODY WELCOME OFFICERS OF THE DAY George Chairman Ed Kuhns Secretary Chas F Kaiser Marshal EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE H ABenedix Leo Dempsey William Elliqtte Max Hoffman Edward Olson Charles Smith C W Hickox J B Wetherbee BRITISH BANKERS BACKING COX FOR PRESIDENT Congressman Britten of Illinois Will Urge Senate Committee to In vestigate Matter TANK EXPLODES AND INJURES 25 By United Prassl Chicago Aug charg es that British influence and interna tional ibankers have combined to back candidacy of Governor Cox Con gressman Britten of Illinois today declared he would urge the senate sub committee investigating cam paign expenditures to enquire into this phase when it meets here Mon day Britten said he would appear before he committee Monday to renew his charge that a entertainment fund had been allowed the British embassy by his government Britten based his statement that international bankers were backing pox candidacy on the change from republican to democratic pol icy by the New York Evening Post Britten said it was unusual lor a newspaper to change from a strong Tepublijcan poiipy to a democratic one The Post Brittensaid was own ed by one of the members of J Pier pont Morgan Co CBy United Press Detroit Aug persons were injured one probably fatally when a oxygen arm acetylene tank exploded at the Detr6it Steel Company plant here Employees were on their way to work when the explosion occurred One man was hurled 50 feet POLES REJECT RUSS CONDITION paitun Moscow Aug RussoPol ish armistice negotiations have been resumed at Minsk it was officially announced here today The nego tintions at Mingk continuing statement said The Poles have re jected our conditions but have of fered no alternatives The Poles are would operate with right and justice HARDING FAVORS HAGUE TRIBUNAL BUT OPPOSED TG LEAGUE NATION Governor Favors Going Leagne I Am Sot Hardlaf Said Sharply By United Press By Clapper Marion Ohio Aug 23 of world peace lies In the tri bunal at the Hague not in the leagtyt of nations which has passed beyond the possibility of restoration Warren G Harding declared in a speech to a delegation from Indiana here today The Republican candidate came wilt flatly for scrapping the league of na tions declaring it utterly impotent as a preventative of war Nan4 for im parting any of its merits in a court of international tribunals which relying upon their victories at front DE PALM A LEADS AT ELGIN RACES RECORD BROKEN Second Lap in 777 Miles an Hour Leads In Eighth Lap United Press Elgin Illinois Aug de Palma opened the eighth anpual 250 mile automobile road race toere to day getting his Ballot Speeder away at Jimmy Murdoch m a Dur senberg took the starting signal at He was followed ai intervals of one minute by six other drivers of national fame Ralph de Palma hung up a new lap record for the course making the second lap at 777 miles perhour The former record was 77 Ir4 miles per hour At the beginning of the eighth lap he was leading by six sec onds with Ralph Mutford driving a Special second COX STATES HE HAS NOT BEGUN FINANCE PROBE By Walker New York Aug We have nor yet started in making1 revelations in connection with Re publican finances Governor James M Cox democratic presidential cap didate declared today in a speech at a luncheon at a New York Hotel HARDING VOTED RELUCTANTLY League of Nations Utterly Impotent as a Preventive of Wars Could tfot Survive Test By United Press Marion Ohio Aug 28 It was with reluctance and grave misgivings that Harding voted for the league with the Lodge reservations he said buit conditions have changed he continr ued We noiw know that the leaguje the instead of might and self interest This court he believes will be merited by a world association for conference Hardings speech tcfii vas devoted exclusively to the leagsie issue and is a result of many conferences with party leaders A delegation from Minnesota came down to hear it Governor Cox Harding said is iftv favor of going into the league on a basis announced by President Wilson I am not he added sharply That is the whole difference between ut But it is a most vital one because it involves the disparity between a world court of justice supplemented by a world council on the one side and the league on the other Drawinga constituted at Versailles is utterly impotent as a preventive of wars It could not survive a single test The original league is undoubtedly past the possibility of restoration The mature judgement of the world will Te that it deserves to pass for the very simple reasons that contrary to all of the tendencies developed by the civilizing processes of the world it rested upon the power of might not of right court plan and the league Harding Continued The one is a judicial tri bunal to be governed by definite principles of law without passion or prejudice The other is an associa tion of diplomats and politician whose determinations are sure to influenced toy of ex pediency and national selfishness THREE MILLION IS THE LIMIT CLOUDBURST AT CARLISLE KY By United Press Chicago Aug charge that the Republican party is raising a campaign fund was char acterized as a dream here today by 4Upham treasurer of the republican national committee Up ham reiterated his statement that the fund being raised by the repub licans would amount to only 000 Kesnlts in Damage to Pro perty By United Press Cincinat4i Ohio Aug i persons were reported missing today 500 are homeless and property loss of resulted froma cloud burst which swept Carlisle Kentucky Fri day night 3000 democrats cheered the Ohio STRIFE SPREADS TO QUEENSTOWN CHICAGO MARKET LATE QUOTATIONS Governor repeatedly during his speech which was preliminary to a second address he was to deliver this One Message Said The Soldiers are MAITSWEENEY LABOR DAY PRO IS NEAR DEATH GRAM ON SEPT 6 His Brother Does ot Esiect He Will List Much Longer London Aug collopse of Terrance Mac Sweeney Lord Mayor of Cork near death from a hunger strike was expected hourly today At least one member of his Th System Federation Committee Has Miide Meliorate Irepar i ations HIrirst In September afternoon atthe Gravesend race track i I Cox further declared the Republii can committee has appropriated i mer Secretary of the Treasury Mr Adoos system of collecting liberty i loan funds in their campaign collec j tioni Mention of Senator Lodge dur i ing the speech caused hissing among1 some of his spectator McAdoo introducing Cox challen ged the republican contributors and the dummies back of the big contri butions family will be constantly with him in his cell at Brixton prison from now on His brother Sean Mac Sweeney said he did not expect Terrance to last much longer The System PVtteratioi r has made elabone pr jnration for cities have been to lUiud and silent but effective salesman a For Sulc Ad in RifUter the proper olwsrvmco of Labor Hay it is understood sigiiitiod avcop in Oelwein and iao isared a 44 tance so it is 1 thero will be pamphlet containing the program large attendance oni ot tovn licurs of the day anl roster o oftiiis well as from the locals in the Hut rers of the vnncvjs crafts olsrac jCity In addition to Hie prorrnm as vertising of the business lirms of the yiven there will ie a luill game to Hib City The pnxum appears ia tveen Oelwein aiH Tripoli Mend September 6 wiil i other columns of s Register Members of labor Unions in other a fircnt gam day ttr Labor ia Osiwein Sacking Quecnstown By United Press London Aitg strife in Ireland has spread to Queenstown where serious rioting occurred last 1 night British soldii i for an attack on a moior lorry near i Castle Martyr yesterday in which a Cameron Highlander was killed and a Lieutenant wounded left their bar racks and began to burn the homes j and business places of Irish republi cans The soldiers were met with armed resistance in some cases and consid erable firingMvas reported still under way early today One message said j The soldiers are sacking Queens Sown Rioting continued in Belfast through the night and drunken loot ers were reported to be burning houses Firemen were busy all nigh1 extinguishing blazes set by the mobs The trouble in Belfast started two days ago when unionists crashed with Siun Fein ship yard j Chicago Special Aug I Estimated receipts today 2500 hold i over 7907 market mostly 10 to 13 I higher than yesterdays I closing strong bulk of sales to heavy weight medium I good and choice to 1585 med ium weight medium good and choice j1485 to 1585 light lights common i medium good and choice to i heavy packing sows smooth I to packing sows roufh in reprisal i to pigs medium good and choice to Cattle Estimated receipts today 2 500 medium to choice beef and but cher cattle mostly SO to 75 higher bulls steady to 25 cents lower calves to higher stockers steady Sheep Estimate today 4 market coinpar th week fat lambs genrraliy higher yearlings to higher ma tured sheep top HFB CITY MAKKFT REPORTS August 2S as shown by the Hens 2226 Springs 29 Old Roosters 12 Ducks 20 11 Turkeys 2227 4S U
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