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TOOLS OF BOSSES
Delegate to Beorganization
Meeting Says Party Must
Have New Leaders.
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURS DAY, DECEMBER 19, 1912.
Chicago, Dec. 19. Republicans in
attendance at the state organization
conference yesterday at the Hotel La
Salle were startled when J..-J. Krow-
dcr of Peoria, speaking for the 16th
congressional district, declared that
the people In his territory were con
vinced that tbe republican managers
had not been true to the principles of
the party. Mr. Krowder Insisted that
the party would have to get rid of its
Other speakers, representing all
putts of Illinois, had lauded the
achievements of the republican party,
praised its leaders and talked of go
ii;g forward in the future under tbe
old commanders. Mr. Krowder's re
narks severely Jarred the harmony of
"The republicans in my district be
l.eved that the managers of the party
v.ere not true to Its principles," said
Xr. Krowder. "That's the reason the
party was defeated. The voters of
my district believe it is time for the
old party leaders to go away back and
Ml: down. We must clean house and
get rid of the cockroaches in the
Four hundred republicans, represent
ing practically every county in the
state, were in attendance. Roy O.
West, republican national committee
man and state chairman, presided.
Sakers included Governor Denefn,
lt prcBentative William B. McKinley,
the Taft pre-conventlorf manager,
J rank L. Smith, the Taft Illinois pre
convention manager; United States
Iintrict Attorney W. A. Northcott of
Springfield. Lieutenant Governor John
C. Oglesby, Secretary of State C. J.
I le. Edwin It. Wright of the Illi
nois Federation of Labor, Thomas K.
Nledringliaus of Missouri, Isaac N.
Powell, Thomas J. Healy, A. W. Mil
ler, Homer K. Galpin, Senator Nells
J mil. Edward I. Williams, Oscar Hebel,
Alderman Henry D. Capitain, Senator
Ilichard J. Barr. Fred E. Sterling, D.
W. Baxter, John If. Harrison, Charles
Atkins and Senator Douglas Helm.
On motion of Governor Deneen the
mute committee was requested to 1
ra Be a total of $14,300 by assessment j
of the various county organizations for ;
the purpose of promoting a campaign i
, of organization, education and public
it. The only other definite action taken !
1V the conference was the adoption of
a lesoiutlon, dratted by Alderman Cap-1 ft
itain, W. A. Northcott and Represents- K
tivc .McKinley, urging the republican
iiutional committee to change the sys
tei;i of representation in the national
((invention so that the party vote ?.!
stead of the number of congressional
districts shall be the basis.
KeprcBentative McKinley scored
Theodore Koosevelt for the latter'B
fi.l'ure to bring about a change In rep
resentation In national convention '
fi'her In 1904 or 1908. i
The result of the recent election
--!! dun In lurre Dart to the Attacks
made on .the system1 of representation I
which gave the south too many dele
gates In .proportion to i'.s party vote,"
SHid Mr. McKinley. "The strange part
of the whole affair Is that Theodore
llocsevelt and no one else was respon
sible for the present system being in
eflect at last summer's convention.
".(H)sevelt was In control of the
nt tonal convention in 1904 and again
In Wt8. In both of thoBe conventions
f.orts were made to change the sys
tem of representation. Roosevelt pro
ven led a change being made."
Mr. Northcott won the moBt enthus
iastic applause of the day when he
tc.id In referring to Colonel Roosevelt
tl-at a man who betrayed bis party
alter receiving the highest honors at
ii bunds would betray his country if
Riven the opportunity.
Governor Deneen charged that the
progressive leaders were actuated
solely by vindictiveness due to disap
p( iiited ambitions.
With reference to the contests be-
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At Great Savings
P EGINNING tomorrow morning we start our great Clearance Sale of
f- all Ladies', Misses' and Children's Coats, Suits, Skirts and Dresses at
prices that mean savings from 25 and in many instances 50 to you.
The continued mild weather through the early winter finds us with more .
garments than we should have at this time of the year and forces us to give
our customers the advantage of buying winter garments at January and
February sale prices before the winter has fairly begun and offers an op
portunity that will be heralded with much joy and good cheer in the midst
of this festive season. Make your selection early as many, of these beauti-
ful garments will be selected before this sale is well started, as the values
will speak for themselves.
No matter what prie you expect to pay, you will find Greater Values
in our great Holiday Coat Sale than is possible for us to describe.
Great Values in Silk Plash, Genuine Sealette
Plush and Persianna Coats Await Your
Selections in This Great Holiday Sale.
Our Immense Stock of High Grade Novelty
Coats, in All the Latest Materials andStyles,
in Four Big Lots for Quick Selling During
Our Great Holiday Sale.
, LOT 1 $10 Coats, $6.95
Stylish and serviceable coats of boucles. cheviots, kersey and novelty
mixtures, in ail colors and sizes. The latest straight line models and
mannish models in ladies 'and misses' sizes; values Q K
at $10.00; holiday sale price JO.JJO
LOT 2 $15 to $16.50 Coats, $9.95
An immense variety to choose from at this price; plain black kersey
and broadcloth, with plair. velvet collars; others with beautiful braid
ed collars; boi:cs. cheviots and chinchillas in an almost endless as
sortment of colors and styles In ladies' and misses sizes; JJQ QC
Holiday sale price ..ipJJeSO
j LOT 3 $25 to $27.50 Coats, $14.95
7." beautiful garments in this lot.jll at this extremely low prices every
fashionable material sucb as chinchillas, boucles, fancy cloakings,
Eibeiines and kerseys, made with the convertible close fitting collars
and cut with straight lines and mannish effects. Your unrestricted
choice of these beautiful garments, values to 1 I QC
J27.50; for our Holiday sale f. J1.J70
LOT 4 $30 to $32.50 Coats, $19.95
Make your selection of any of these garments and you will be more
than pleased with the Individual style, the beautiful material "and
faultless workmanship tht.t goes to make these beautiful garments
the aristocrats of the garment world. The season's latest fashions in
materials and style are found in these garments, which sell in a regu
lar way at $30.00 and $32.S0; for our q nr
Holiday sale only if)l70
Special values in children's and juniors coats at $2.95, $3.95, $4.95, $6.95
an'd 9.95. Thes beautiful garments will make excellent Xmas gifts as
. well as offering substantial savings at this' opportune time.
JS20 Silk Plush Coats, $12.95
Just 20 of these beautiful lutrous black plush coats In this lot. Every
garment beautifully tailored and lined with a very good di n QC
satin lining, regular values to $20. Holiday sale price .. P0
$25 and $27.50 PJush Coats, $16.95
These beautiful garments are appealing values at regular prices, but
at $15.95 hey offer values that are extraordinary. Made of sealette
plush and lined with guaranteed Eatin,"some with large roll collars.
and others neatly trimmed with imitation pony and
Persian iambs, regular values to $27.50, Holiday sale.
$30 Plush Coats, $19.95
Salt's genuine plush is used in these beautiful garments, lined with
guaranteed satin lining, and every girment bears the marks of our
Dependable garments; values te $30.00;
for our Holiday sale
$35 and $37.50 Plush and Velour
13 high grade velour and plush coats left to go in this lot at only
$24.95. Genuine Salt's sealette plush coats, lined with beautiful bro
caded and plain guaranteed Skinner satin; beautiful valour coats for
evening wear, lined with the brocaded satin and trimmed in brocaded
Telours; your unrestricted choice of the garments.
Regular values to $37.50; Holiday sale price
Your Christmas Furs Bought at the Dependa
ble Store Assures You of the Finest Quali
ties at Prices That Mean Exceptional Sav
ings to You. s "
$200.00 natural pony skin coat, beautifully trimmed with beaver collar
and cuffs; Holiday d j OQ H'C
sale price a.'.. Jl3lJ O
$135.00 Marmot coat, trimmed with beaver collar and CjQQ 7C
cuffs; Holiday sale price ..... JOI7.0
$125.00 black pony skin coat, beautilfully made and trimmed with black
fox; an exceptional value for our ' 7C
Holiday sale ; . vOl. O
$S5.00 black pony skin coat, made of selected skins and lined with guar
anteed satin lining, for our rf CQ 7 C
Holiday sale J)057. O
$65.00 black pony skin coat, an exceptional value at t4Q 7C
regular price; Holiday sale price O5! O
Sweeping Reductions in Prices of Ladies' and
Misses' Wool Skirts Offer Values that in
many instances represent only the cost of
materials. These beautiful garments tend to
make this Holiday Sale an event of unusual
$5.00 Wool Skirts, $2.95
Fine plain tailored skirts in gray and brown novelty mixtures; also
plain serges In the popular shades, make these garments that sell
In a regular way to $5.00 special values for our
$7.50 Skirts, $4.95
Beautiful plain tailored skirts, made of fine wool serge. In black, brown,
navy and gray; also novelty mixtures, make this'assortment especially
. attractive; regular values to $7.50;
Holiday sale price
I Every department in our store it suggestive of the Christmas spir-
It, and with only four mora shopping days we advise making your se
lections as aoon as possible, p From 9 a. m. until 12 m. are the best
hours for shopping as you avoid the great crowds and rush. As far
a couibte for vour own convenience da vour shcoDina in the morn-
Our Great Holiday Sale Offers Exceptional
Values in Ladies' and Childrenls Dresses
at Exceptional Savings. Take Advantage
of These Great Values While the Assort
ments Are Complete.
$35 Charmeuse Dresses, $24.75
The season's latest models and most approved styles will be found In
these beautiful dresses, made of charmeuse silk with accordeon pleat
ed flounce and neatly trimmed with rhinestone brilliants and Bhadow
lace; come in white, blue, canary and American beauty shades; ex
cellent values at $35.00 for our ' COf 7C
Holiday sale only JS" O
$22.50 Chiffon Dresses, $14.75
These beautiful garments, made of silk chiffon over silk, and neatly
trimmed, make dainty dancing frocks for the young miss; colors are
pink, light blue, canary and white, values at $22.50;
Holiday sale price ,
$20 Wool Dresses, $13.95
In this assortment we offer you the choice of our high grade wool
dresses; all new models and made of thr finest wool materials; neatly
trimmed with heavy lace collars and cuffs; others with satin; a wide
range of colors and styles for our N (tl Q QC
Holiday sale, choice LJZjJ
$15 Wool. Dresses, $7.95
Just 20 dresses in this assortment; plain serges in navy, brown, wine
and black; novelty mixtures in the new fall shades; values that sell
in a regular way to $15.00; A aJ
Holiday sale price -. . . . V .IO
$10 Girls' Corduroy Dresses, $6.75
These beautiful garments are made of an exceptionally good quality
corduroy; are neatly trimmed with lacs collar; come in navy, brown
and red; sizes 10 to 14; regular values at $10.00; J "7C
Holiday sale price vO O
Sweeping Reductions in Ladies'
v and Misses' Suits
Sweeping reduction in ladies' and misses' suits during our Holiday sale.
Every garment must go regardless of former values. In going through
our suit stock we find many garments of only one or two of a kind
left; also novelty mixtures in this season's newest fabrics and styles;
every garment faultless! tailored and lined with guaranteed satin,
and peau de chine linings; also plain serges in blue, brown, gray and
black. We have placed the entire stock in 3 lots:
LOT1 Suit values to $15.00;
your choice for
LOT 2 Suit values to $25.00;
your choice tor
LOT 3--Sult values to $35.00;
your choice for
OUR STORE CLOSES CHRISTMAS EVE.
In accordance with the previous custom of this store WE WILLTCLOSE AT 7 P. M. TUESDAY, EVENING, DECEMBER 24, to allow
our employes the privilege of spending Xmas Eve at home. Kindly assist us in extending this favor by making purchases before the last evening
I fore the republican national con ren- making contests without merit and 1 1 charges of fraud and theft, the con
tion the governor said: i which, by their own confession, were 'tests were abandoned after they had
1 Those who most complained trade only to influence public opin-1 served their purpose."
'aiainat the decisions of the national lot' in states where delegates had net!
;cinent ion in tbe contests submitted yrt been chosen. The public mind: All the news an tbe time Tbs
iO it were thamselves most guilty of t having been inflamed and prejudiced j Argus.
TAFT TO EAT CHRISTMAS
TURKEY IN THE TROPICS
Washington, Dec. 15. President
Taft and party will leave Washington
tobight for Key West on the first leg
of a flying trip to Panama. They will
eai Christmas turkey in tbe tropics
and spend three days inspecting the
greatest engineering feat in the tlorld.
The president will be back in Wash
ington in time, to shake hands with a
at tbe New Year's re-
No man who minds hfs own basinet
ever complains of having nothing t
do. Harrlsburg Telegraph