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THE ROCK ISL.AXD ARGUS. TUESDAY, DECEMRER 10, 1912.
UNIT OVER SOUTH
BROWN RETAINED BY
Washington, Doc. 10. The ellmina
t'on of the power held by the southern
states in republican national conven-l
IIiiuhJ one thing upon which both
r t;'i)ar and progressive republicans
tj p ar to be argeed. Action along
tills line is demanded as one of the
conditions upon which the party be!
Senator Jonathan Bourne of Ore-
1 1 n, I roerestiive, who has made aj
c.reful Htudy of this question, baa tak
en It up with both wings of the party.'
It would deprive a president In office I
cf the power to perpetuate a machine
ta' under conditions heretofore ezlst
l;i c; has enabled him practically to
coi trol the entice convention.
t'l iicr Mr. Hourne's plan the repre-
r:r.vion in the national convention'
v oi.ld not be based upon the number
f .' re preventatives from a state In
e.-r.srr'SR, but upon the republican
votcH r,-.f at the laHt presidential elec
tion. Thin plan would give the states J
v. here the greut vote was cast the'
f at-nt Influence In naming the nom
inee, a rrhenie which be holds to be
!! or.lv democratic method of making
mi a non.lnntinz convention. Mr.
I,' irrif would deny the right to all
t! territories to participate because
trv i ) tint vote.
'I 'i" ii.t-' convention consisted of
1 i v: (!'ieKat"H outside the territories.
Tli r.i.;rti" plan leaves the total at
th.'1 fimire. but reiipportions the num
b " tie the various states in the
v ii'. Mirr'-hted. which, in the case of
Nf.i York, for liiKtance, would in
r nnsr. ns number of delegates from
T!k- important changes that would
C'r.if to the south is fhown by the
r '! i"t ion In di-l' gates ,as follows:
A labium, from 24 to 7; Arkansas,
from IS to 10; Florida, from 12 to 5,'
('.oii-ia. from 28 to 9; Louisiana, from
2'1 to .": Mississippi, from 20 to 6;
J.orUi Carolina, from 24 to 17; South
Carolina, from 18 to 5; Tennessee,
fiom 24 to 17; Texas, from 40 to 11,
pud Virginia, from 24 to 10.
The representation of Maryland,
MiHhoiiri and Kentucky would be
s'rghtly Increased. The reduction of
SotMb'-rn representation in republican
convent ions han become a live Issue
dm! ;ik both factions are favoring it
tli- bailees are the office holding
c'isn. v. hirh constitutes the republican
jiprty in the south, will no longer be
jx'tetit in the. councils of the party.
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Wrlsley Brown, tjie brilliant young
lawyer who gathered the evidence in
the Archbald impeachment proceed
ings for the department of Justice,
has been retained by the "house man
agers" to help them with the case be
fore the senate. Brown Is an assist
ant to Attorney General Wickersham.
Some objection was made against an
official of the department of Justice
having anything further to do with
the case, but this has been smoothed
over and Brown will continue to sit
with the committee.
Mimes Kdith and Myrtle PalmgTen
and Mrs. Bert 1'arks of Hock Island
pent Sunday with Orion friends.
Mrs. U. M Moore, son Gerald and
daiiKhter Ruth have returned from
(iilutiell, Iowa, where they have been
vi.utiiiH Mrs. Moore'B slater, Mrs.
Ceorge ('as tier.
Mrs. W. N. Sayre In visiting her
dnui; liter, Mrs. Alfred Smith, near War
')win to the dlsaRreeable weather
cif Tue iduy evening the sacred concert
g:eti by the hiyh school scnolars at
V,v with KIRK'S
1 LAKE (White) Soap
c:m ytu lie sure to have
i :!i clotl;os wash easier
;t-i1 iuiokor and whiter
tiuin eviT bo fore and at
11k same time feel per
Iccliy sure that they are
not beinjr rotted with
chemicals and "dirt-i-Uirtors."
Tqually effective in cold or hot
water, w'.ih or without boiling
Order from your grocer
today. Do it while
you think of it.
the Baptist church had a light attend
ance, although the program was a good
one and well delivered.
Jonas Weeterlund has sold his prop
erty In Orion to Mrs. McClets. The
consideration was $4,300.
Miss Laura Eslabrook, who has been
visiting friends in Sunny Hill, has re
Mrs. Perry Cheeney fell Sunday ev
ening and fractured her left leg close
to the hip Joint. It is a very serious in
Jury for one of her age.
Arthur Wrisht dues not improve as
It waa hoped he would when he went
to the hospital. An X-ray shows the
bone In a bad condition.
Helen, the little daughter of Profes
nor and Mrs. J. E. Mumma, is ill with
At the regular meeting of the Com
mercial club last Friday evening It was
decided to hold a smoker and lunch
eon on the evening of the regular De
cember meeting, which is the last Fri
day In the month, and au invitation is
extended to all business men of Orion
to be preset, whether members or
not. Papers are being prepared for a
part of the program and a social time
Mr. and Mrs. Jchn Callaway, after a
short visit with home folks, returned
to their home In Kewatiee Friday even
ing. Norton Anderson left Monday morn
ing for Chicago to attend th- livestock
The Ladles" Aid society of the M. E.
church will give a bazar and supper at
'Wayne's ball Thursday evening. Dec.
12. Supper will be served at 6 o'clooto
and the bazar will open at 7 o'clock. A
program will he given during the sale
of articles at t,he ha.ar.
Charles Llndhoinie is now making the
evening run at the electric light plant.
Miss Ethel Guldenzopf of Milan In
visiting Miss Berha Rhoadarmer.
I The public library Is now open every
i night of the week, a'so on Wednesday
and Saturday afternoons.
The Farmers' Social club met Satur
jday, Dec. 7. with Mr. and Mrs. Asher
Ixive. Following was the program:
Opening song, club; address of wel
come, Mr. IDve; response by the pres
ident; reading of ra'.nutes of the last
meeting; piano 6o!o, Miss L. Law son;
reading, Mrs. J. E. Gustafson; paper,
Arthur Chase: music. Gale Sou- h; cur
rent events. Mrs. Hanna: talk.
Ut JAP ROSE
forth Toiltt and Bath
We carry a complete
line of artistic Christ
mas cards. .
Steincr's Drug Store
and 5th Ave.
Notice to Contractors.
Lids will be received at the office of,
the mayor, 9 a. m., Dec. 21, 1912. for.
the improvement of Thirty-eighth;
st'eet from the south line of Seventh;
avenue to south line of Eighteenth
avenue, by paving with brick. j
Plans and specifications on file at
i the office of the city engineer. Con-1
tractor will be paid in bonds bearing
five per cent interest.
All bids must be accompanied by
cash or a certified check jayable to i
the president of the board of local im-1 ,
provements and in the amount 61 10'
per cent of the bid. i '
H. M. SCHRIVER,
President of the Board of Local Im
The cold weather is just commencing. We will sacrifice every hard coal base burner on our floors rather
than carry them over. We handle the Famous 20th Century Art Laurel Hard Coal Stove. Sold on easy terms
A Big Holiday Special for this
week only a nreslde rocker,
made l&ree and roomy, a moot
comfortable and lasting article, C"
made with full spring seat and k
covered wfth best trade of 1 1
imperial "I IQi
leather JlltlO X-SZ
-K - r ipi t m 1 1 si " -vm . . Sf -irrm-v -r- r -mm 1 i. it- ,i- m r u
1 ' n.- 5RSy MfHiHi htS, rul ULtt At
A telephone stand and seat wfll
make a useful present either
i golden oak or Early English
'strongly made and
nicely finished ....
A complete dining room set just like the picture is in solid oak, massive and Store Open Wed. and
rich in the ever popular Arts and Crafts style Early English finish. We would . ,
like for you to inspect this great value on our floors $5 down and $5 a month de- oaiiiraay evenings
livers this set to your home.
A Handsome Colonial Patten golden
oak buffet. Made of solid oak, no
fake painted finish, mirror is bevelled
and Is of best French plate, the finish
and style are of Grand Rapids qual
ity, top drawers
50c a week
Solid qtuirier-sawed Gol- Q-t f r7p
den Oak Colonial Buffet JXOleJ
Ilke cut, body beautifully shape
and varnished, large leather hood
rubber tires and steel
Others as low as 98c
B51 GLASS VJlV DOOR pycCAfcz
t --f l I I I V V I I I IV t j r Tii f
CJ I I S I I rEF7 without Vh r
Jl LijLr i reservoir HidUl O
H-S ' li 'T. . mmrn -V X
jj Sold on . no To accommo- SjJ
We have enjoyed a mightv nice stove bus
iness this season and it's due to the fact
that we have the values. We buy 'em in
solid car lots and you get the benefit. An
other thing we show what we advertise antj
sell it. We don t advertise a big range and
show a little 2x4 range and then again
f . a
i Ijlfp;; fMimmernekrs cus-
p- VL 1 ' 1 tomers are satisfied
custo raprs, We
make them so.
Now to wind up a big stove
year we want to introduce you
to our WONDER RANGE. It's
all solid cast Iron (no sheet
steel walls to rust out) sets up
on a sanitary leg base patent
drop door, roomy 6 lid top
all lids and centers are heavy
ribbed, beautifully nickeled,
all over large handsome high
rloH-t and a GLASS OVEN
What Is more appropriate than a
graphaphone for a Christmas gift
we carry the complete line of
Columbia's which nave the finest
tone of any machine made come
la and hear one pray and be con
vinced we have them C"1 1 QQ
from $150 down to O-L-lwO
50c a week
tVe will make,
It possible to
make the kid
dies happy on
toys at whole
sale cost. We
(on't add a
cent of profit.
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A sprained ankle will usually d
able the injured person for three or
four weeks. This is due to lack of
proper treatment. When Chamber
lain's Liniment is applied a cure may
bo effected in three or four days. This
liniment is one of the best and most
remarkable preparations in use. So id
by all druggists. (Advertisement.)
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We hve no regular
Toy department and
are at no expense In
selling them. You can
take advantage of the
wholesale price now.
I Quantities are limited
and won't last long.
A fine line of
rtrkll RoriCOoll beds com-
ii3-tt5E2st. DAY ENPO RT. bowa.
plcte with box
tress and pil
lows to match
In brass, ma
one like cut
In genuine mahogany.
Byron Tilson by heirs to Clarinda
Mary E. McGee to James Cisivello,
part lots 11 and 12, block 6, Thomp
son and Well's addition. Rock Island,
James F. Normand to Sarah Schafer,
Minnie B Schafer to Henry D. Set
zcr, south one-half, outlot 41 and 54,
section, 25-V9-1 east, $1,900.
William and Charles E. Brooks to
Christina Graham, lot 8, Third addi-
news all tne time The ' Tilson. tract northwest southwest; o-;tlot 41 and S4, section 5-13-1 east,!t-cn. Brook's Grove, Rock Island, fl.
' oe-quarter, section 4 17-1 west, fl. j 41,600.
W. Wilson, lot 10, Pleasant View,
Hampton township, $1,000.
Henry C. Fluegel to Louisa H.
Lohse, lots 11 and 12, Simon Falko
witch's addition. Rock Island, fl.
J. C. Watson to C. e! Hawkins,
old town of Milan, fl!
Lila L. Lee to Theodore Evers,
southwest one-quarter, section 1
i west, f 750.
All the news all the time. Th
j Henry Allen to Alma A. and William ; east one-half, lots 2 and 3, block 9, j Argus.