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THE ROCK IS7JAND ARGUS. MONDAY, JUNE 21, 1912.
BOTH ARE NAMED
ON FIRST BALLOT
James S. Sherman Cropposed
as Running Mate of Presi
dent W. H. Taft.
Taft and Sherman are Renominated Jo
HISSES AND CHEERS MIXi
Jloorvrlt Men llemaiii in Convention,,
liut freat Majority of Them j
JU-fuse to Vol. I
Chicago, June 24. 'Ait i; nearly!
250 of the I:omevfcit de.et atia de
clining to vote and .asti-i.;ng way j
at adjournment, time to under to j
Colonel Tf.i-fid'-ri- Kooh'".e)t the lion
ination of a new l.arr. , the I.'tn ro-
Iutii'ai. national i on ei.t ;oii, a; the;
end of long and t .in. .it nous sen.-ion, i
fcawurdav night renominated William '
Howard Taft of Ohio for j. resident
and JamcK Jv hooli rft .Sherman of,
New York for vire jresident. l'resi- j
dent Taft received .' 0 1 of the 1,078
votes in t : convention, or -1 more
than ii majority, j
kf. nit: to iiimix t i : km. j
The decision of the Ftoofc' eit peo
ple, under direction of t:.e.r leader to
refrain from voting. 1 ft no o: i,er can-,
dida'e iiear t!.- .resid-nt . The an-'
Bourn eu.en: of "i.e Taft victory was
greeted with cheering from his ad-,
herents and groans and hisses from
When it became certain early In
the day that Mr. Taft would he nom
inated without great difficulty, the
leader In control of the conversion I
decided to five him as a running mate
hit companion on the ticket of K'OS.j
All others dropped from the race
and Mr. Sherman was the only can- i
dldate regularly placed before the
convention. A motion from New
HampMliire to make the nomination
by acclamation was de lared out ofj
order. There were many scattering i
votes on the roll call that ensued.,
Th convention, amid much confu
sion, adjourned in tie die.
IIKWH.T I Ml. I'M 1 j
At no time as there an indication .
of a walkout of l(ooevelt delegates.:
They expressed their revolt Ly si
lence. In the confusion Just before ad-
Joiirnioent a rei'.utlon was adopted '
glvlre the national committee power'
to declare vacant the scat of any man
on the committee refusing to nup
jirt th immii wii of ti e regular con
vention of Sherman's vot waa 1
The revolt of m.iny of the Ronse
vel' delecntes in the convention was',
rpcii from the moment the perma
li't.' roll in t ni r. i ti k the natfes of,
contented delegates H approved. A
" n't tin v" Ftateii.ent wag read In
l.e'iv.lf of Colonel Hoi sevelt, Hsklnir
thi't Lis- tintiie he no' presented and
that liN ilt !ei:;it.n sit in mute protest
iigatn.it i'il further pt o eo.V.i.ra.
ii. i im: m ii I..
A great n iijori'y of the Roosevelt
ii, 1,'f iii tli.' Illinois and in the
Missouri and Idaho delegations, le-
lined to fofow this advl'-e, hilt
Hni.SfVrlt'n sway over the delega
tion!, from ('ill. fori, ia. Kansas, Maine,
Minnesota, Nehru-ka. New Jersey.
I'ePr.hVh iiiiIh, South IiakotR and
West Virginia im all out ahsolute.
Most of the delegate from these
states nnuotinri d their purpose of
helping to vivo Mr ..o.-.-vet an in
dependent nomination at another hall
later tti the evening.
The split 1n the convention occa
sioned no siirprUe It was a fulfill
ment of predictions that l.n 1 been
luitd- during the lust several days.
The closic.g h' -en ? of ti e i.tien
tion were marked by ounter-d.mnn-t
rations f.ir rresident Taft ami Colo
The frst test vo'e after the an-
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If:, '-t 5asr; . $
f" t , i f
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LUWDICHT HAIItlf SWING. WASH
break the wise and Taluable tradl
tlon against pivlng more than two!
terms to any one man in the presl-!
dency and the danger from its breach !
could not be measured. The import-j
ance of the great victory which has ;
been achieved cannot be over estlmat-
ed. All over this country patriotic
people are breathing more freely than j Followers of Colonel Gather at
Orchestra Hall, Chicago, and
Launch New Party.
M4KF.4 xo rREnir-riox.
"It is not necessary to speak of the
result in November or of the Issues
which will arise between the repub-! . v -r-r-t itirnr- rur?ATtrn
lican and democratic parties In the ; SAY THEY WERE CHEATED
presidential campaigns to follow. It '
will be time enough to do that after
the action of the Baltimore conven
tion. It is enough now to say that
Thou Shalt Not Steal to Be One of
the c ardinal Principles" of tlia
Keforin Political IVndy.
JAMES SCHOOLCRAFT SHERMAN.
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT.
system must be safeguarded from any
possibility of domination by sectional,
financial or political interests.
We stand committed to maintenance
extension and enforcement of. the civil
1 service laws.
We heartily approve of the recent
nouncement of the Roosevelt "'vale- ; tlons.
clictory came on the ratification of Many of the delegates, however ' nublicitv ramnainn contribution act
the party platform. The affirmative ' carried out their primary Instructions i We pledge ourselves to continue th
vote was 66. Roosevelt delegates I and voted for Roosevelt. I conservation policy.
present and not voting numbering,! On the voting for president the favor nuder proper regulations.
i nere were :a noes, .io rr ; Koosevelt delegates again as a rule
them from the I.a Follett" states of
Wisconsin and North Dakota.
Senator Ia Kolletfe wag placed he
ft re the convention, but Roosevelt's
wishes were carried out by his fol
lowers and they remained silent dur
ing the call of the states for nomina-
The detailed vote
a parcels post.
We believe in maintenance of an
lette, 41; Cummins. 17: Hughes, 2;
f not votina. 344: absent. 6. I
At times during the balloting the
i convention was In great confusion.
New Republican Platform
Chicago, June 21. The republican t limit effi ctivcly the labor of women
national convention at 0:15 Saturday ! and children, to protect the wage earn
night adopted the platform reported . ers, to enact a comprehensive work
b the majority of the platform com- ! men's compensation law and in all
mittee. The vote w as a cs, ;o.1 ; noes. 1 possible ways to satisfy tne fust
f?, not voting, H-t.. The majority of i mands of the people for ttie sotution
th" Roosevelt delegates followed out ot the complex problems of social wel-
the program of silence adopted In ad- ; fare.
waH adequate navy.
jail, ..ni. llO"BPH,, l- .. hli(,v ,u -nuntrv'a mn.t up.
gent need is a revived merchant ma
We believe the government should
assume a fair proportion of burden of
Mississippi floods. We favor measures
to prevent the recurrence of these dis
asters. We favor the continuation of the
We favor a systematic policy of im
provement of rivers and harbors.
We favor a liberal policy to develop
the resources of Alaska.
We commend the earnest effort of
the republican administration to se
cure greater economy and increased
efficiency in the conduct of govern-
TAFT SAYS IT IS
A GREAT VICTORY
Republican Party Saved From
Effort to Make Instrument
of Reckless Ambition.
TO MOVE ON SANE LINES
No Matter Outrome of Kle-tlon, Or
ganialion ( 'onUniies Along
whatever may happen in November,
a great victory for the republican
party and the Itnited States has al
ready been won. The party remains i Chicago, June 24. Theodore
as a great powerful organization for ' Roosevelt was nominated for presi
carrying out its patriotic principles as dent on an independent ticket Satur
an agency of real progress in the de- day night In the closing hours of the
velopment of the nation along the republican national convention, in
constitutional lines upon which it w as t which he had met defeat,
constructed and has ever been main- in accepting the nomination, Colo
tained: and its future opportunity ; nel Roosevelt appealed to the peo
for usefulness is as great as its pie of all sections, regardless of par-
acnievements In tne past. tv affiliations, to stand with the
shfiohn issi F.s statf.mf.nt. j fcumier9 of the new party, one of
t'tlca, X. Y., June 24 Vice Tresl- w hose cardinal principles he said waa
dent James S. Sherman at his home I to be "Thou Shalt Not StsaS."
in this city Saturday night made the The informal nomination of Colo
following statement when apprised ofj nel Roosevelt was said to be chiefly
his renomlnation: j for the purpose of effecting a tem-
"I am not unmindful of the honor porary organization. A call is to be
conferred by the nomination by the issued for a state, convention in IUi
republican national convention as the nois. and the work of organiratlon
party's candidate for vice president, will be pushed forward rapidly, state
To appreciate its full significance, by state. At a later Time, probably
one must remember that not for early in August, it is intended that a
three-quarters of a century has a re-, national convention shall be held,
nomination been accorded to anyone j Colonel Roosevelt. In accepting the
for this office. nomination Saturday night, said he
"It has long been known to my did so on the understanding that he
close personal friends that my prefer- would willingly step aside if It should
ence was to retire from public office m. desired of the new party, when or
at the close of the present term, and panized. to select another standard
at no time have I been a candidate ht.arer.
for renomlnation. I have been too! nomination- im.fk.
greatly honored by the party, how-! yyild enthusiasm broke out when
ever, to dec-line further service when the California delegation, fresh from
its leaders and its representatives by; the convention, marched Into the hall,
their convention action have express-! Coventor Johnson headed the dele
ed a belief that that service was re-sation and presided at the meeting,
qnlred. F.efore he called the meeting to or-
w.vrr.i rft. er tjlp rrowd 8ang patriotic aongs
"My service as vice president has , Bnj imitated a steam roller. When
been both agreeable and congenial '. new, nf the nomination of President
hall, all of the
based upon a w ish to devote more i The information that Vice President
time to my private affairs and to have . Sherman had been renominated ap
remsinlng a moderate amount for ', peared to add to their delight. Sena-
Washington, June 24. President
! Taft Saturday night made the fol
j low ing statement :
I "A national convention of one of
tne great parties is ordinarily im
: portant only as
and I believe has been acceptable to j Taft reached the
the senate. My desire to retire was , Roosevelt leaders
rest and recreation. It goes without
saving that not the least cause for
satisfaction Is the added honor which
the convention's action brings to
v since of the jncetlng. Tile plan of
Chairman Roof to call upon the alter
nates If the delegates refused to vote
fai'.eu to force an expression of opin
ion. The pla'form pledges its support to
the principles of th,. party, promises
protection ai.d safeguards for labor, wise, we favor such action as may he
declares for a protective tariff, favors noossary to simplify the process
a tmpler process f removing dis- I whereby any judge who is found to
honest judges and a simplification of , he derelict in his duty can be removed
court procedure, qualifiedly endorses a from office.
parcels post and snuues's speedy en- j The republican party favors meas
actment f laws to provide for the pro- ; res for the establishment and pro
tection i.f life and property on sea. .tection of the oeace of the world.
The republican party is opposed to
Republican party reaffirms its in-imorl misiness. i
tetition to uphold the authority and j w? favor ,llP speedy enactment of ;
ii i'eurity of the courts, both state and jlas. to provide that life and propfrty ;
federal. We favor legislation to pre- af Rea he safeguarded by ample equip-
vent long delays and the tedious and mpnt of vpssels and -life savins ap- j
costly appeals. While we rfgard the ;rara"is with skilled seam, n to operate j
recall of judges unnecessary and nn- I them. i
Xotice is hereby given that an elec
tion will be held on Tuesday, the
a preliminary to a1 -5th day of June, A. D.. 1912, in the
national campaign for the election of I city of Rock Island, 111., for the pur-
a president. The Chicago convention pose of electing one member of theljorlty of delegates and alternates le
just ended is much more than this board of education of Rock Island! gaily elected to the convention in
and is in itself the end of a pre-con- school district. (meeting assembled making the fol-
vention campaign presenting a crisis! The polling place ror saiti election t lowing declaration
more threatening and issues more
tor Clapp of Minnesota presented the
resolutions and received a rousing;
demonstration as they were adopted.
The following resolution nominat
ing Colonel Roosevelt for president
was adopted by the mass convention:
We, delegates and alternate to the
republican national convention rep
resenting a clear majority of the
1 voters of the republican party In ttm
nation, and representing a clear ma-
Vote on Presidency
1 he platform follows :
The republican party declares its
unchanging tai'h in government of the
people, by the people, and for the
people. We renew our allegiance to
the principles of t lie republican party,
and our devotion to th. cause of re
publican institution.-, established by
our fatliei s.
It will strive to enact necessary leg-
special privilege and to monopoly. It
favors the enactment of remedial sup
plementary legislation to the existing
anti trust act which will better define
We reaffirm our belief in a pn
Individual banks, whether under na
tional or srate charters, must carefully
Chicago, June 24 Following is the
result of the roll call by which pies '
ident Taft was renomina'td at the r -publuan
national convention Saturday i
isla'ion to safeguard public health, to . he protected. Our banking currency
THE MODERN ELIZA
! Alabama 22
important than those of the election
campaign, which is to follow between
the two great national parties. The
question here at stake was whether
the republican party was to change
its attitude as the chief conservator
in the nation of constitutional rep
resentative government and was to' 1912
weaken the constitutional guarantees
of life, liberty and property and all
other rights declared sacred in the
bill offering the abandoning of the
principle of al solute independence of
the judiciary, essential to the main
W nance of those rights.
TWO I I : It VI S KNIM (.11.
"The campaign carried on to seize
will be at Xornioyle's livery barn, j We were delegated by a majority
1912 Third avenue, from 8 o'clock j of republican voters of our respective
a. m., until 7 o'clock p. m. J districts and states to nominate
The judges and clerks of election Theodore. Roosevelt in the republl
reeiding in the Kighth precinct will can national convention as the can
be the Judges and clerks for this elec- j dldate of our party for president and
tlon. ! the carrying out of the will of the
Dated at Rock Island, 111.. June l".j voters as expressed at the primaries.
II. M. SCIIKIVKR, ! We have earnestly and consclen
Mayor. : t ioiisly striven to execute the com-
Rheumititm Relieved m a yew Hours.
N. B. Langiey, Madison. Wis., says:
"I was almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had It in
my neck so '. could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried three
ml;-slon entrusted to us by tho party
AUK IIRMKH JI'Tirr..
For five days we have been denied
justice in the national convention.
This result has been accomplished by
the action of the now defunct na
tional committee in placing upon the
preliminary roll of the convention and
1 1 ueiawa.e .
I doctors and many remedies without
t" .!. i.i: .i f. .k.iflDT reiiei wusievtr uiim i orucureu
. lit lf ui.111 i.iii .ii.ii uirtnr u me - - - v u I m .
'instrument of reckless ambition and ! Uetcnon s Kene, tor Kneumatlsm , iere..y be..i.. up.... .,u r. w.e.
: the unsettling of the fundamental i 1Q tew hours the pain was relieved convention, a sufficient number of
-- prim iples of our government wa so I and in three days the-rheumatlsm was fraudulently elected delegates to con
L,,.i,i..,i :,.,i u.l.vo. that tim n completely cured and I was at work." : ,ro1 the proceedings of the conven-
not given clearly to show to the peo- Bold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second ave-
' i j.le and the party the dangers which nue. Rock Island ; Gust Schlegel & Son.
' ' ( otifrotited them. It was sought to i 220 West Second street. Davenport.
tlon. These fraudulent delegates,
once seated, "nave by concerted action
(Continued on rage Kltfht. )
New M- xi o
North Carolina ,
Rhode Island .
South Dakota .
Delegates Not Votir.e Alabama, 2:
Arkansas. 1: California. 21: Illinois. 2:
Indiana. T; Kansas. !; Minnesota. 21;
Mississippi. Z: Nebraska. 14; Missouri.
2: New Jersey. C; New York. 6:
Nor'h Carolina. 22: Ohio. 24; Oregon.
2: Pennsylvania. t2: Texas. .; Ver
mont. 2: West Virginia. CC: Maryland,
a; Maine. 12; Massachusetts, 10.
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isfied after using two-thirds of a bottle
according to directions, your mosey
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In the announcement of this important event, we wonder
what the imitators will do, for AGAIN we demonstrate clear
ly that "Grossman Leads Others Follow" in this first show,
ing of the newest creations
No more stylish and pretty summer garments have been of
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The illustration gives an exact reproduction of the styles
displayed here at this leading store.
Norfolk dresses come in pink, Copenhagen blue, natural
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embroideries and patent leather belt.
First shown in the tri-cities at thi3 leading
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