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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY. MAY 30. 1908.
' By ROBERTUS LOVE
Copyright, , 1903, by ftobcrtu. Lov.
CHICAGO, JUNE 16
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vention of the
ty will lneetJuna
Hi in the Coli
seum at Chica
go to nominate
vice president of
the well known,
men who in ail
receive- votes in the convention for
'the presidential nomination may be
nieutiontd iu alphabetical order Jo
seph . Cannon, Charles W. Fairbanks,
Joseph H. l-'oraker, Charles E. Hughes,
Philander C. Knox, Kobert M. La Toi
lette and William II. Taft. From all the
states and territories 0t0 delegates will
Bit in ihe convention, which will be
called to order by Harry S. New, chair
man' of the Republican national com
mittee. A majority, or 431 votes, will
suffice to nominate.
Fifty-two years ago the first Repub
lican national convention, where can
didates were nominated, was held In
Robert Emmet of New York was
temporary . chairman o- this historic
convention, which came to order In
Musical Fund hall, - on .Locust street
The. permanent chairman was'IIeury
a. Lane of Indiana. 'About 700 dele
gates and 2.000 spectators were pres
ent. On the ISth of June the 'famous.
"Pathfinder of the Rockies," John C,
i-remont, men or uaiitornla. was
named for president on the first ballot
Fcr vice president William L. Dayton
of New Jersey was nominated. Day
ton received all but thirty-on" votes on
the first ballot. Twenty of the oppos
ing votes were cast for a comparative
ly obscure lawyer of Springfield, 111,
named Abraham Lincoln.
In I860 the Republican convention
first met In Chicago, which has come
to be its favorite meeting place. May
18 the body was called to-order in a
structure Known as "the wigwam,"
. about 10,000 people being present. Wil
Ham II. Seward of New York was the
leading candidate prior to the conven
tion and also on the first ballot. His
name was placed berore the conven
tion by William M. Evarts of New
York. Norman Judd of Illinois placed
Abraham Lincoln In nomination amid
tremendous applause and some his5e3
can senurz, men or isconsin, sec
onded Seward s nomination. Mr. De
lano of Ohio arose and said:
. "I desire to second the nomination
of the man who can split rails and
maul Democrats, Abraham Lincoln."
Lincoln passed Seward on the second
ballot and was nominated for president
on the third ballot, receiving 334 votes
to UOVj for Seward. .For the vice pres-
BUOHE3. ,,r- CANHON.
taft. favor of the selection of John R,
i Lynch, the first negro ever selected to
drew Johnson of his state, a southerner I preside over a national convention as
who bad stood -etanchly by tha TJnioif
cause during the war and . was excep
tionally bitter in his denunciations of
the secessionists. Johnson'was nom
inated on the first ballotr
The 1SC8 convention returned to Ihe
early love, Chicago. May 25 was the
opening date. ' Crosby Opera House
was the place. The temporary chair
man was Carl Schurz, that remarkable
German-American who had become a
major general in the Federal army dur
ing the war. General Johu A. Logan
of Illinois placed General Grant in
nomination. The general was nomi
nated unanimously, the cheering last
ing half an hour.. No other candidate
was considered. For vice president es
Senator Henry S. Lane of Indiana
placed before the convention tht name
of Schuyler Colfax of his state, speak
er of the national house of rejv.esentai
tlves, who received the nomination.
At the convention cf 1872, held in
Philadelphia, 'President Grant again
received a unanimous nomination. An
effort was made to renominate Vice
President Colfax, but Senator Henry
Wilson of Massachusetts was declared
Cincinnati entertained the convention
of 187G. Theodore M. Pomeroy of New
York presided temporarily, yielding the
gavel to Edward McPherson of Penn;
sylvania, permanent chairman. The
Exposition building was the scene of
the gathering. The convention met
June 14. Rutherford P.. Hayes of Ohio
was the nominee for president, and
William A. Wheeler of New York was
named for vice president. The Demo
crats nominated Samuel J. Tllden of
New York and Thomas A. Hendricks
of Indiana. So close was the election
that the famous electoral commission
of fifteen men was created to deter
mine the issue. The commission de
clared the election of Hayes and
Wheeler by a majority of one electoral
vote. In the convention James G.
Blaine of Maine was a prominent can
didate, being placed before the house
by Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll of Illi
nois, who made on that occasion the
celebrated 'Tlnmed Knight" speech.
In referring to a speech of Blaine's in
the house of representatives . Colonel
Ingersoll said, "Like an armed war
rior, like a plumed knight, James G.
Blaine marched down the halls of the
American congress and threw his shin
ing lance full and fair against the bra
zen forehead of every defamer of this
country and mallgner of Its honor.
In 18S0 the Republicans met In Chi
cago, in the Exposition building,, de
scribed by one correspondent as "one
of the most splendid barns that were
ever constructed." Ex-President Grant,
who had been out of office one term,
was made the issue of this convention.
A strong following proposed to make
him again the candidate, but the op
ponents of a third term were still
Roscoe Conkling of New York placed
Grant, in nomination. Conkling was
described by one who saw him in this
convention as a man who "has the
physique of a gladiator and the man-
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temporary. chairman. , i - ,.
The" nominees of this convention
were James G. Blaine of Maine fo
president and John A. Logan of
nois for vice president"
At the couvcnt.ou of 18SS in
cago Chauncey M. Depew was a lead
ing candidate. John Sherman and
Blaine were also far to the front'
iu the running. Colonel Ingersoll v.ua
there, but he was strongly opposed to
the nomination of his"Plttiod Knight."
Blaine was traveling in Europe at the
time.. Ingersoll favored Judge Walter
Q. Gresham "of .'ndiana and Illinois."
John Sherman led on the first and
second ballots. Depew, who ran
fourth, then withdrew. Or.e delegate
voted for McKinley, who arose and
declared that he was for John Sher
man and could not permit his name to
go ueiore tne convention. Aiier a
struggle iastiug sii days Dep3w"s New
York strength was thrown to Benja
min Harrison, who received 'the nom
ination for president, with 'IasvI P.
Morton of Now York as the vice presi
William McKinley was permanent
chairman and J. Sloat Fassett of New
York temporary chairman of the 1S9-
convention in Minneapolis beginning
June 8. In this convention for the
first time women delegates' sat, two of
that sex biyhg accredited from the
state of Wyoming, where women vote.
Speaker Thomas B. Reed was a spec
tator iu Exposition hall, close to the
falls of St. Anthony, on the Missis
sippi river, where the convention sat.
Mr. Depew also was there with a
speech. McKinley was "the most dra
matic figure in the hall, the mr.u who
iooks like Napoleon." President Har
rison was re
the first ballot,
and for vice
editor of the
New York Trib
une, was namexl
quent speech in
the hit of the
c o nventioa
'was placed In
ceived 182 votes
fcr the nomina
tion. . Harrison
and Reid were
defeated in No
vember by Cleveland and Adlai E. Ste
venson of Illinois, r . :
- St. Louis was the convention city in
1S0C The Auditorium, built specially
for such affairs, held 17,000 people.
Charles W, Fairbanks, then n candi
date to succeed Senator Voorhees of
Indiana, was " temporary chairman.
ner of a man who would enjoy being Senatoir; Thurston of . Nebraska was
n king." Garfield nominated John ' permanent chairman. For six. weeks
&nerman or unto. . jatnes b joy or McKinley's nomination bad been ar
Michigan made the nominating speech foregone conclusion. Garret A. Uo
for Blaine, calling him James H. in-1 bart of New Jersey was made the
stead of James G. -Nevertheless there iVice presidential nominee. A dramatic
was hair an Hour s cheering for the incident was the -withdrawal from the
"Plumed . Knight.", Colonel Ingersoll, convention of Senator Teller of Colo
on the platform, snatched a shawl from 1 rad0 and other "free silver delegates,
a . lady's shoulders and joined in ithe convention having adopted a gold
tne ectnusiasm. A.aeaaiocK Detween standard platform. .
vrinui aiw oiuiuc irouiieu iu mc uumi- - . senator Wolcott or Tolorn1n xi-n a
. Society news, written or telephoned
to the soeiety 'ditor'of The Argus, rwill
le pladly reocivod and publiHlid. Ttut
In either case tlie identity ol the set der
must be inado known, to insuro reliii-bility.-
Written notices must bear 'sig
nature ana auuretis.j
Etude 'Club Annual Meeting. The
annual meeting and closing study re
cital of the Etude club was held Thurs
day afternoon at the home of Miss
Sclma Brunning, Davenport. Tlfe offi
cers for the past year were reelected,
as follows : .
President Mrs. J-. M. Sherier.
Vice President Mrs. Frederick Rei
rncrs of Rock Island.
Second Vice President Miss Elsie
Secrptary Mi:-:s Sclma Stolley. '
Treasurer Miss Pauliue Dittmah.
Librarian Miss Hattie Jordan.
Program Committrc Miss Hattie
Jordan, Miss Frieda Schricktr of Dav
enport, Miss Gertrude Carso of Rock
The program was given by Miss Ger
trude Carse, Mrs. Slaughter, Miss Frie
da Schricker, Carl Martzahn, with Miss
Elsie Haak and Miss Brunning as ac
companists. .The annual picnic of the
club -will bo given at Fejervary park
June IS, which will formally close the
- Morcan-Lyford. The marriage of
Lucy Ly ford,, daughter of Dr.' W. II. J
Lyford of Port Byron, to Frank Lew-
cliyn Morgan, also of .Port Byron,' took
place at the home of the bride, at 4',
o'clock Thursday afternoon," Rev.F. I.
Stevens of Atkiusou oflieiating. The
bride is a graduate of the Northwest-;
-ni. university. -She taught in thd pub
lic schools, of Port: Byron, and later in
the nigh .schoo.ls at Cambridge, 111.,
and Coustanthie. Mich..' Mr. Morgan
is a young business man of Port By
ion. Both young people have many
friends in this city. They wilj make
their home in a new house built by
the groom in Port Byron. i
Nyquist-Coopman. The marriage of
Miss Jennie C. Coopman, daughter of
Mrs. Jennie F. Coopman, 007 Forty
third street, to Edward A. Nyquist,
took place yesterday afternoon at tae
parsonage of the Spencer Memoiial
Methodist church, the pastor. Rev. F.
E. Shvilt. officiating. It was the inten
tion of the young people to be married
without the presence of their friends,
but W. E. Hill and the bride's sister,
Mrs. Orr, arrived at the parsonage be
fore the bridal couple to receive them.
The bride wore ax tan silk dress and
carried flowers. In the evening a re
ception was given at the home of the
bride's mother, v to a company of
friends, and a wedding lunch was serv
ed. Mr: Nyquist is a carriage trimmer
employed. In Moline. He and his bride
wiil live at the home of the bride's
; North Star Refrigerators
- How many of your hard earned dollars go up in ice each year? A
) groat many more than you would like to have, undoubtedly. The "main
question" with most of us is how we can best reduce this number of
dollars to a minimum. The soft tion of the problem lies with the re-
frlgcrator. " . ' " ' . .
" The price you
pay today for a re
frigerator is but
a small part of
the price you will
pay : in the life
time of the re
frigerator for ice.
If you buy a
North Star .Re
frigerator, you re
duce your ice ex
penses to an ab
Why is 1 the
North Star Re-
economical in the
use of ice than
any other refrig
" Because It is
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cork, which, ac
cording to all
transmits a less
number of units
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LIKE A PLUMED
idency nannlbal Hamlin of Maine was
nominated on the second ballot, - his
chief competitor being Cassius Marcel-
Ins Clay of Kentucky.
In 1S64 the convention met In Balti
more June T, the temporary chairman
being the venerable Rev. Dr. Robert J.
Breckinridge of Kentucky. . William
Deunlsqn of Ohio was permanent
chairman.. The Front. Street theater
wnsthe meeting place, and the body
was called by some norihernera the
National Union convention, preserva
tion of the Union being the paramount
Issue.. Lincoln was renominated for
president on the first ballot
The celebmxed "Parson" Brownlow of
Tennessee placed before the house for
the vice presidency the name-of An-
pttkd hall, Philadelphia, nation or a carK norse, uarneia. or
pbbmont was nominated jjj vice president Chester , Alan. Arthur of
New York was nominated.
In the convention of 1884 at Chlcaco
appeared as a delegate from New Yak
a young man of twenty-six years who
was destined, to become a foremost fig
ure lnTSepubl lean -councils; JBis name
fc-as Theodore Roosevelt. lie came In
wearing a straw hat and looking boy
ish, according to one of the New -York
newspaper correspondents, who , thus
described him further: "Theodore
Roosevelt, sitting by George William
Curtis, also made a speech, showing
himself for tho. first time to the west
ern people and being somewhat cheered,
nis square head, matted, with short,
dry sandy hair, and his eyeglasses and
nervously forcible gestures were re
marked." . . '
Young Mr. Roosevelt's speech was la
. . " . - .t.-a J"
We should be pleased to show you our very complete line of North
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temporary chairman and Senator Lodge
of Massachusetts permanent cha'irman
of tha 1900' convention in Philadelphia,
whre President McKinley was.npanl-
mously renominated. By special Invi
tation seven of " the .1S56 convention
survivors ' were present. Governor
Theodore Roosevelt of New York was
named for vice president against bl3
own. protest.- Roosevelt was a dele
gate. He received all the votes but
one, his own. . , , '
In , 1904 at Chicago, the temporary
chairman was EliT-u Root and the per
manent chairman . Speaker1" Cannon.
Cannon refused to run for vice presi
dent Senator Cullom led an effort to
nominate Congressman R. R. HItt of
Illinois for the place. President Rooss
velt and-Senator Fairbanks were unan
imously nominated for president and
rice -president ':tv'.;,:'::"-vK:.;
We could buy beans as low as 30 cents
per bushel, yet we pay $2.10 for oirs
; We use Michigan beans picked over by hand. .
We buy only the whitest,, the plumpest, the fullest-grown. '
; They are baked in live steam not in dry heat. Thus the
. skins are not broken, the beans are not scorched.
The result is, all the beans are baked until they are mealy.
Yet they are nutty, not mushy.
We could buy tomato sauce ready made
for one -fifth of our' cost to make it
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: Tomato sauce is often made from tomatoes picked green, "-:
, and ripened in shipment. Such sauce is flat. Some sauce is
' made from scraps of a canning factory, but such sauce is
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' . Ours is made only from whole vine-ripened tomatoes.
That is why you get a sparkling zest in Van Camp's, a
piquant tang which never is found in others. V ,
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Van CampV pork and beems ;
baked with tomato; sauce
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v Beans, above all foods, should be factory cooked.
It requires a fierce heat to break down the fibre to make
beans digestible and no home can supply it.
Our ovens are heated to 245 degrees. : . .
; " Then you miss, in home cooking, the delicious blend that , .;
we get by baking the. sauce and the beans. together. '
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Put -the scan in hot water, ;and.your
mealcan be served in ten minutes
i ' Beans are Nature's choicest food 23 nitrogenous, 54
jnatriment. ,Even wheat falls below them in nutriment, r T T
i ;y: No food is liked better; no food is cheaper. . N ' f :
Then why not serve the most delicious beans that you . ,
. know? Make your people want them daily. And why not keep' "t
, ft 'dozen cans in the house a dozen meals always ready? v
Jf-y;M y -. -''" 10, IS and 20. per can. ",:-.-;'.
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