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THE ROCK ISUAXD ARGUS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1911
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JOE CANNON HIT
BY STATE LABOR
E. R. WRIGHT
Illinois Federation in Conven
tion Declares Him Obstruc
tion to Progress.
NEXT MEET IN DANVILLE
Resolution to Strike in Sympathy
Will Harriman Lines Employes
Springfield, Oct. 21. Danville
was selected by the Illinois State',
Federation of Labor as tbe city In!
which the next convention will bej
Vl ! fni- ha vaocit. that i 4a f V a
' ' ' l . 1 J HJJUll li.BV Ik 1 13 lilt
home of Joseph G. Cannon. In plac-iKan neriecira imiwm
ing Danville in nomination, Walker
of the miners said:
"The holding of a convention in
any city always has a stimulating ef
fect on the labor organizations In
that particular lorality. The great
est obstruction in the way of prog
ress in Illinois ia Joe Cannon and if
we can get tbe convention to Dan
ville nxt year, just before a con
gressional f-Ifc-tion, it may possibly
help "s to pet rid of him."
The delegates thought tbe argu
Edwin R. Wright of Chicago Typo
graphical union No. 16
E. R. Davis, Aurora; Edward Hip
port, Kewanee: Charles C. Rakov., i
Springfield; Thomas Kelley, Strca
tor. Delegate to the American Federa
tion Convention Groce Lawrence,
ATTACKS CIVIC FEDFR TIO.
A bitter attack was made on the
National Civic federation by A. C.
Germer, the miner, who led the fight
in the tainera' convention to force
John Mitchell to resign from the civ-
was reelect-: ic federation or give up his member-
ed president of the federation, receiv- ship in the United Mine Workers. He
Ing 1L votes to 03 votes cast for his found few sympathizers, however,
opponent, Joseph W. Morton of the. although he succeeded in living the
stationary firemen s union or ( m-1 resolution referred to the coming F
cago. As soon as the vote was an-; convention of the American Federa
nounced Morton moved to make the1 tion of Labor.
election unanimous and promised to; Germer declared that it was im-'pi
do every thin:; in his power to bring possible for labor leaders to frater-fa
about more harmonious relations be'jnize witL men like Andrew Carnegie'
tween the Chicago and the state fed- and reni&iu true to the interests of!
erations. their fellow workers, and that all (
Aside from the election of presi- the unions should follow the lead
dent the only exciting contest was I of the United Mine Workers and'
compel their international officers to !
withdraw from the civic federation.1
Delegate Walker took Issue with
the statement and said the miners'
chine. She was defeated for reelec- bad done a great wrong to John f
tion as the result of a speech she Mitchell In forcing him to sacrifice I
made before the last ballot was tak-; a position with a good salary in or
en. Five members of the executive' der to remain a union miner. I
for placeB on the executive board.
and Mlas Anna Wlllard of the Chi
cago waitresses paid the penalty for
attempting to go against the ma-
1IKFEIT STRIKE KE501,lT!n,
board received a majority of votes
on the first ballot, leaving the sixth
place to be contested for by four
nominees, of which Miss Wlllard was
one. The next ballot did not result
in an election, though Miss Wlllard
received the highest vote. To ex
pedite business Matthew
Chicago made a motion
draw, leaving Miss Willard to fill the j Biennial conferences between la
position. , bor fejeraton representatives from
"I am a suffragist and I am not
looking for any favor.," said Miss ! unformHv ln "abor legislation were Ej
iiiaiu. waui io give j provided for ln a resolution adopted,
the printers and the miners a chance j Harry D. Thomas, a fraternal dele
to get their bitterness out on me." j gate from 0hio El!id every time they
The slur at the miners angered , Bsked for jirceressive legislation
John II. Walker, who asked that Miss'there Uie manufacturers threatened
Willard apoloeize, as the miners felt. to ,eave tfce ptate and KO to imnoi8.
no bitterness toward anyone. Miss; The convention closed with a night
Willard refused to apologize and im-j PeS!5ion and tho delegates asserted
mediately a try went up through the , lhat the four days- deliberations had
hall to defeat her. ceared up a number of misunder-
i oe run list 01 oncers aiectea 101- cfor,ir,p.a bt,a iirnPi,t nhnnt mnro
harmonious relation than had existed
before in years.
Resolutions favoring a general
strike ln sympathy with the 6hop
employes on the Illinois Central and '
Harriman railroads were defeated,
but a substitute was adopted pledg
ing moral sunDort and active cood-
W olf of ; eratlon to assist the strikers in ev-
that the (.rv xv n v Tinettll-ile iirwlr tlia constHn-'
all the industrial 6tates ln the mid
dle west to try to procure greater
-E. R. Wrigut, Chica-
Vico Presidents Peter Fitzgerald,
Alton: Victor F. Hopp, Chicago;
Daniel Gorman, Peoria.
Secretary-treasurer James F.
Executive Hoard John M. Irish,
Peoria; James T. Trench, La Saile;
TYPEWRITERS IN CHINA.
that impure blood with its wcak
cnuitr results, unpleasant breath,
In ;i(!r. lies , unrctful niffhts, poor
appetite, sallow skin, pimples and
firpreMii,i-omos irnni constipation
They Are Used There, but Not For the
Native Language. i ivy
T. nan.lA.o A ......4.. 1 . .' A
Dearly a hundred di.Tereut languages. , 13
and they are sold all over the world. F.-rf
but there is still owe great nation
which, for a very simple reason.
M j,tm imr hum m mmm -v
!-:.ive lwi cl.iri;r pootl to men and
muihh tor many, many years and
their value ;.- been tested and
proved. Thi-y remove the oiuse of
pliyvii-.-d troul A few small
ovt- wilt s: ow their safe tonic
n!;o:i ori ;i. IVerhatr's I'ills
"i'l surely !: lp you to mi active
ii. or, a ood stomach, a sweet
I ri.itfi, t ' ,tr head and rrfresh
i:i i. ( p. In i.iui: oruld they will
! n t f-r- niitr r-i t rc thnf r- i f t i la t-rt ii
; "v v ' " 4VUU" it.
Trio natiiin ia Phlnn 1
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The Englisb alphabet hns twenty-sx If
letters, tbe Russian thirty-six. The ;
typewriter produced for the Russian NS
' market is the largest made, but no
typewriter could be made that wonld
begin to be big enough for tbe Chinese
language, which has no alphabet, but
is represented by sin characters, of
which there are about 0O.0OO. Of the
j great number of words found ln the
! tion are used fur the ordinary purposes "fi
' of speech, and the same would be true fc
: ns to the characters used In the Chi- ,
! nese language, but the numler of Chi- ; u
i nese characters commonly employed is ; - J
; sun rar greaier laan coma ue put on i
! nny typewriter. So this nation of 40V
I (0.oiiO people has no typewriter in its j
: own tongue. j
i But that doesn't mean that no type- ,
! writers are sold ia C!iina. More and .
more Chinese are learning other lan- j
guages besides their own. and Chinese :
merchants and resident foreign mer j
chants use typewriters, nnd they are :
used ln le.rrnti'!i and in consular of- i
9"es and In batiks nt;d shipping offices j
and colleges acd by mLsslonaries. by I
various people. Altogether there are
sold in China a good many typewrit- j
ers. Washington Post. ,
ScU ttcrrbcrc. la box lOc od 25
is r.ow open for business at
4 v 4 Safety huIMine. Third
avr:iro i r.d Eighteenth streei.
Ft I'.east cf L. S. McCabe's
I ; .i t:;-.'iit store Third ave
nue tutrance. Shampooing,
! : ;rvi---;--g, facial massage,
ar... uriuc, et ., We guaran
tee satisfaction. Hair work
given prompt attention. Phone
: 7. Hoits 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
. :: :r..'r.y cvmiags until
f. rl.ciii.ae; i-oUiS by feipoint-metit.
Two Seats 'n the Aisle
On a visit of John W. Gates to New
i York shortly before bis last trip
i abroad he was discussing Wall street '
speculation anI how dull it was with i
a friend who -iometimes tabes a flier !
1 la the market himself.
"Let me see," said the friend; it i
; was fire years ago that a Stock Ex- j
f change seat brought 59?,OU). Now one !
can be gt fr S73.U)."
"Seventy -eve thousand dollarsr
shouted Gates. "If a man went down i
, to tbe exchange with STo.OUO real moo-
' ey he could get two seat on the mid
dle aisle." New York Sun.
Chamberlaia'a Cough Remedy baj
become famous for its cures of cougha, j
j colds, croup and influenza. Try It 1
nben in need. ! con'airs no ha.rrnf.il '
siitanc? a;.d al-a-ays ;ives prompt re
j lief- Sold by al druggist.
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til i i ri r.t
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service alone can reveal at its real value, stands out preeminently as
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onstration will prove that this car Md. is the easiest
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Enumerated here are some of the high grade features
which, while frequently embodied in cars of the four or
five thousand dollar class are seldom incorporated in cars
selling for these prices.
Exceptionally large and roomy bodies.
Hand buffed leather upholstery, with thick cushions.
' Circassian walnut dash and trimmings.
Highest class finish 2 4 painting operations.
Three-quarter elliptic springs in rear, giving excep
tionally easy riding qualities.
Full floating type rear axle.
Chrome nickel steel drive shafts.
, Multiple disc clutch.
Three-bearing crank shaft.
Unusually large valve openings.
Timken roller bearings throughout.
Extra large tires reducing tire expense.
Gear shifting device, noiseless, easily handled.
Large strong wheels.
Latest type of foredoor bodies with inside control.
4xi'i four cylinder motor.
Splitdorf dual ignition system.
Electric headlights combination oil and electric side and tall
lamps, 100 ampere hour lighting battery Tungsten lamps, all
lamps nickel plated.
Horn and tools.
Tires 3 4x3 quick detachable rims.
Three speed transmissions. J
One pedal clutch and brake control simple, safe and sure. ?
Wheel base 110 inches.
Ventilated fore-door bodies. - , u
Fore-door touring car, fully equipped, less top and
Fore-door touring car, fully equipped, including top and
Fore-door roadster, fully equipped, less top and
Fore-door roadster, fully equipped, Including top and
Colonial coupe, fully equipped $2,150
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the automobile covered by this certificate for its entire life, from the date of the orig
inal sale by the dealers. Thi3 guarantee also includes all material and all equipment,
with the exception of . tires, magneto, lamps, etc., which are warranted by their re
spective makers, used in connection with construction of said automobile. If any parts
of this car break or prove defective from any cause whatsoever, and the customer
shall f orwith communicate the fact to the Abbott Motor company or one of its authorized
dealers, giving the number of car and the name of the dealer from whom the car was
purchased and the date of purchase, and it shall appear that such breakage was not in
fact due to misuse, negligence, or accident, the Abbott Motor company will furnish such
new parts either through dealer or at the factory in Detroit, Mich., free of charge to the
owner. This guarantee does not apply directly or indirectly to consequential damage of
any nature whatsoever or to the replacement of tires, which are guaranteed bv the
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Phone West 191