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t lrg part utw trus lead- who marched with ths , aas vbtf triad to interpret :-t of Um body of tha par r t fcsttSr forerninf of the 7. J fnm IMS to UU a Cf seUlab: ma soaght tor i- aapoaea, with thatr ayea i-t groans, to gun tM count a partr aaclni7. You know i-erytt a tod -7 Tells af 1111 . 3t - la thla Tery city that M succeeded In their pnr l It waa In thla vary city that I Ion .tha movement of protest n us ejection! of 1812. re tha majoritylof the rotes of t old Repabllcan .party. That id waa glveo to a treat American 'Jar. Mt it waa even more than rport of Theodore Roosevelt, the a; u waa the .mc of Insistence lithe party control be token out I the hands of selfish men, of Mt who had not discovered that a world was moving on. , Among H In that year who supported at ancient regime, who hurled iter and Insulting attacks at the regressive leader, was the present UDiican nominee for the presi de?. i "Today, eight years later, this me man and his 'sponsors,' the A guard, show no! signs of having Jken to heart the drastic lesson Mght them at that time. Once Jain, we lee them, with their eyes h the ground, unmindful of the tarveloue progress around them, trapped in their selfishness, fault 'ading, and bitterly criticizing, but taring no real remedies or con tractive program to meet the na Jonal and international problems re lace today. Once again, we see Mm, making no attempt to inter Jfet the progressive thought now Widespread, hut marking time' With an energy worthy of a better saute, instead of marching forward aa toe great body of thinking men asm women 01 America today de aand.. t "These men do not reDresent true; Republicanism. Their thought. .sent, control, their interest are the voice of a small and intensely nar row wing of their party. Yet, such has been their skill in manipula tion, their playing off of one sec Jon against the other, that they still hold the reins of power. Chi cago has seen this machinery in. motion in 1912, in 1919, In 1920. Chicago can bear witness to the fleale yea, and to the treachery--whlch has left misreyresentative snerals at the head of the Repuh Jcan troops. ' ( Choose Between Platforms. ! I "I need not go. into the,detaile of 1 convention here 'this yeas. I teed not recite to yon the remark M document which flajuiy -MTged labeled "the Republican irfarfonn.t 1 need not refer to the planks so mysteriously mislaid. Alt I ask you to read the document, and to read the Democratic plat- rarm, ana to make up your UMai tha oaafa at Ufttk. silr tMie ta aay. Tb away a a-sal. ac- ecrajac to UMjatV-ftsrs atato fcurt la Nafta emty - Xtm Uaatta of tW, CL-isOs cftjftWsC the v The - bishops summon, sit the Christians to look, not for as ax- tended Angelician charch, bat for tnCy eatftoUc chare, to which every charch shoaid bring iu own contribution of life and orgaabca tlon. No toOM federation of tads pendent -berthas la co-templated, but rather a real 'organic Baity Based on mdaowntala. iii m' JOSEFIIORK CLAGSlViFE IS TOO CRUEL vu7 rr . II ill !L ' - -.-''a 1 1 (Oonunoed from PagaOaa.) ir own minds. I will abide willinely bv the result. I "To the progressive thought of he rank and tie of Republicanism I make this appeal. Join with us in a sincere effort to help our beloved land in this year of years. This is truly a fork in the road. Purge your own army of those generals who vacillate between Inaction and retreat Make possible in the fu ture a restoration of the Repub licanism of Lincoln and. Roosevelt yj Striving to, defeat those who vv responsioie tor tne acta of the Chtdaco convention. -Put the ultl- Mta good of the Reoublican inrtv laead of the domination of this ittle group of mfcrepreaentative It Xaa VThe Figured In Bootlegging Charges Belates' Story of ; Marital rTarfare. ' ' -x Alleging that his wifehas treated him cruelly, Joseph Merk today filed wUh the clerk of the circuit court a petition for divorce. His wife. Pearl Merk, "was formerly Pearl Mills of this city. They were married in Rock Island Sept. 30, 1918, and on July 15, 1920, Merk alleges that he was forced to leave her to escape further' mistreatment Merk was 'one of those' against whom the county attempted to prosecute charges of bootlegging early this spring. In his petition, Merk tells of sev eral instances in which his wife at tacked him with various weapons. He relates that on Jan. 2. 1919. she employed a butcher knife, inflicting a -gash on his left shoulder, knd again an March 30, 1919, he claims to have been attacked) with a roll ing pin over the arms and back. On July 15, 1920, Mrs. Merk went after him with a large club, he al leges. While he was stooped over and not prepared to ward off the attack. It waa ip consequence of the latter that he decided to take up lodgings elsewhere, he states. EOTAEY VISIT TO SCOUTHAVEN MADE NEXT WEDNESDAY! know him beat say it la t merely. duo to hie reooarcetumeaa. but It tne met taut no inspires trust 4Uia confidence. ' ; . , ?: With respect to taxation, the gov- eraor 1a prepared to aaow aot only why the exceas prooti tax abould be instantly repealed but exactly. what ahould bo subetlt&ted for It aa a means of raising aa equivalent amount of revenue. Aa waa indicat ed in his speech of acceptance. Hi. Com. believes it would he far more equitable to put a tax. of from one to ono and one-nair oar. cent on ev- aiavur- Marfiav MMMm" a riA wnalra v j Bvut wuvvi u aii'i maw ery profitable business pay th:it tax than to destroy the initiative and penalize the genius of business men by exceas profits taxes that eventually find their way to the consumer's MIL The phrase "go ing concerns" waa used by Govern or Cox because it was pointed out to him that a flat tax of one and 'l t-t rt oa all wouf la XwT caoas wUra tai taacoraa are ovaratrag at a Iom or Wat acaastag oraui saeaa a sate last was aajaaw The tax weald bo. put upon concerua that ywjnakl&g a pront 1 amld Be Judging by the oatanatos made -VtMttMf ertastiieas men Who xUated the subject before the ways iiiniw WE U1Q Ml fwongreaa, the 'tax would clearly bring id a sufficient amount of rev enue to wermtt tha retdaval of Irk. aosUe and annovhK taxes trim tha xloplo as whole. The transfer ence of a ono and one-half per cent tax to the puouc would in- some a occur, of course, but with tha excess proms taxes it baa meant In some instances tha transference of a zo per cent tax and sometimes more than that The theory seems to bo that with every concern pay ing one and doe-half per cent on its gross buatnaos every year there would be collected lust aa much money but from more sources and that the burden would bo so eqolt- aoiy aiscriDUtea utat concerns; wnicu nave round tnemseivea com- palled to ralso prices will be able now to absorb the effects of declin ing prices. -In other words, re leased from, the payment of exorb itant taxes, concerns win bo able, It .la contended, to sell at lower prices and still make more money taoytcttf to d wwesr balf of UUr aros as to oe.paw to .me govwrumiaat la taxes. ' Senator Rardfag alao favors a re peal of the excess proms tax but aays he has ao eolutjon to pro pose; this probably means taataa ia awaltlas tao advice of too coun try befocw soaking a reeommohda doav of -bis own. - But before the is over, it is anticipated fast both the Republican sad Dem ocratic candidates will be pinned down rather closely not only oa tax ation,' but oU the Queatioa of briag- inx back liberty bonds to par. which promises to be a trouble some query wnen we puouc mind becomes aatarated with the League of Nations discussion and wants In formation oa matters closer to the cttisens' pocawtpooK. - WMdm Rtoers' live s ARE TOU -rTEABTI Hersferd's Add Pbosptato A highlyTttTective tonic drink for tired brain and body. A whole some stimulant Atdrusgiata. : CASTOR I A For Infanta and Chfldren In Use for over 30 Years Always bears the Signature 0 - ill Ik II 1 " - The Prizes of Life XJOS five days after the nriHwn-doflar fire ct Jdbm Kjpkins University at " Baltimore, an Allsteel Safe lay entombed in a bed of hot embers. Yet, when found and opened, its contents of Liberty Bonds, currency; , and valu able records were uninjured. ' It was the only safe that survived the fire. t Jii i imiui w .' iU - I WxJ " J1 1 'I Mm at McCo? BUT. Jb&ns in . .s- i faffteahMAsvUaadVail OW ASjCmI StJm mltmr hmh, Lihtttf Boodt aahmrmid. Date of the visit of Jiock Island Rotary club numbers to Scout haven near Dewitt, Iowa, has not been postponed, as was erroneously stated in the latter from camp printed inThe Argus Wednesday. The trip will be made next Wednes day, Aug. 18, as scheduled and it is expected that about fifty Rotarians will go. The trip will be by auto, leaving the Rock Island ctnb in three sections, at 2, 3 and 4 p. m. ' (SITE ROADS MORE TDTE. Washington, Aug. 12. Extension until Sept 21 of the order requir ing railroads east of the Mississ- iDDi river to cive nrioritv to rial mines' in the assignment of cars was announced by the .interstate commerce commission. - I Tht prizes of life go to those who are masters of them selves. The daily practice of self-control whereby you re fuse to spend your money, and put it in the Bank, puts you in line for the Grand Prizes. Central Trust and Savings Bank MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK J- 3nURCH REUNION BEING URGED BY 1 1 y ( BRITISH BISHOPS l Mnoon, .Aug, ll-Reunion of churches Is urged in an appeal to A Fair of Features and a Week, of Thrills DARE ,ilBHBTVB1BMBVSWSlBBaPuaaaaa1uaaaaaMBMBaBaal aaaaaaaMuaaamluaaaBaBaaalMHaaaBaaBBunBaunBnaun The II Bvew' H I llll 10 P a pfej fill Ijll3 fl c o pea -1 . host otevery'day someoneV vntn. able recorda are destroyed by fire simply bn,ef .h of Proper protection. j Don't take dunces oa losing your records. This XsfooiSafe has rjosaed the fir- of the UnderwTiten'Labotatoriea-fa test for more rigid than any ordinary fire. ThlightettaafeV Its kind tt AUttatd hat a greater interior capacity than any fe of iwHu type. You can select the ge and interior ananrement .which mif. Vnff rgof fiaarfs . . " i - - - r - Let as shdW you the exclusive taVAtrAk ( of this handsome, modern AllateeJ Safe. You will be glad to examine Allatoel desks, filing cabinets, shelving, and other units of office furniture. It is the equipment that belongs tSuxA Oadotrntittn'aiim O St with success.?' 220-224 W. 3rd St Davenport, Iowa World's Most Daring arid Woman Aviator She Leaps From Plane to Plane in Mid Air CONSTIPATION CAUSES k . : A HOST OF, ILLS especially headaches and dlges- ure uisiuroances. "ri!!,Se!,Tre,,S'.feat rv?-.b?f'" attempted by aviator. She A Ifl T.i M r - ' VIMTom,er,u,frtt'ctionThOT,dayandFiWi lay, V M V A 1 . -h 2 a 1 1 FIG SEN The Friendly Laxative Corrects constlpatten. NaturaUr th TMmlHna 111 1 , ?. I when the cause is .removed.' fir fTfesen is sold in tins. only. -inree sites , 10c, 25c, 50c . .! 1 DRppr See the World Aflame At Night 1 The trreat World War battle . ; Thearle-Duffield's 'Siege of the DardhsIIes' Th most stupendous fireworks spectacle of all ages. ") vL-. ElVERY NIGHT. HORSE RACING Trotting Pacing Running Five Races a Day. Purses $15, Great Western Circuit Over 150 of the fastest horses on the American Turf. J- STORE t . fkeses B. h 71 sad 78 n Berk Islaasl 111 A-vsse a lTtai Aiwsvs Wrr See the Million Dollar Parade of Blue Ribbon Livestock, at a district fair. . . t The greatest ever seen .1 C R.MEUN as openea a - - Jsw funeral . Home - 'At , - .0 Eighteenth Street rHavtar removes froia ISM Third avenpe - Phone aumber.R. L 164 The Great A. Wortham Exposi tion Shows 30 CARS 30 , . The best Carnival play, ing America today. One Whole Day of Auto Polo and Auto Racing.f Saturday, Aug. 21. : The world's fastest dirt track drivers. - - Big Domestic Art Display , that will absorb die inter est of every woman. See what year neighbor la exhibiting. TEN BIG.FREE ACJS PLAYING DAILY ; In Frorit Of the Gracdstond. " Afternoon and Night ; Plenty of room for 3Cin .Jbirty-Be acres of auto parking space. Rest roosna ftvr wnm mwA .UIJ rxJ a. . -s . . . - v,w.i. wnaauwyamuy ana Have a gala week. Prices of Admission MISSISSIPPI VALfeY FAIR AND EXPOSITION DAVENPORT, IOWA, AUG. 16-21, 1S20 , By a ruling of the Internal Revenue De partment, a war tax must be paid on all ad missions to the fair. , The following scale includes this war .$ .55 tax: Day Prices. Outside Gates General admission. Adult n n 1 j . . . . . . . vmucioi -uuusfiiuu, uauaren s 10 13 years 28 Child under 8 years rv School children 13 years old and under will be admitted on otuuui uay, aionaay, August 16 jv Auto or Vehicle . ...WW" 65 Day Admissions for Grand Stand and I Bleaenera General admission to bleachers, Adults 55 Child under 8 years old when accompanied by adult ""Free General admsision to Grand Stand, Adult S 83 and" 110 (including reserved seats) v Box Seats Night Prices. Outside Gates. Adults , t.. $ Children 12 years old or under when accompanied by ad'ult' '. ' Free Children when not accompanied by adult . Antrt nr Vh!nl S Night Admissions to Grand SUnd and Bleacher-. " General admission to bleachers Child 12 years old and under . s ' " " General admission to grand stand (including reserved 'Beats) Box Seats ...... i. ..$ .83 and . .65 I .65 .28 1.10 .$1.65 Seats m Grandstand may now Be re served at Neustadt's Clothing Store Sec ond and Main Sts., Davenport. Kills Pesky Bed Bugs P. D. Q. Just think, a 35c box of P. D. Q. fPukri Devi!. Quietus), makes a quart, enouih la. kill a million bedbugs, roaches, fleas of cooties and stops in I ure generations bji killing tbs esgs and does not injurs thoi clothinr. Liquid Are to the bedbnirs Is wbat P.i D. Q. is like, bedbugs stand as food rhanosj m a snowball in a justly lamed heal resort. . Patent spout free In every paokaye of' P. D. Q., to enable you to kill thtm and tbeir eft neaS in the cracks. Look for the devil's head on evprr box I then you'll have what Hospitals hava found, 10 oe tne best insecticide known to science.. Special Hospital size. S2.50, makes five, cations contains 3 soouts either size at 1 your drug (nt or sent prepaid upon receipt 01 price Dy tne Owl Chemical k).. Terrs Haute. Ind. Genuine V. D. Q is never Peddled. Sold by RiesSDru Store and other ieadinr drurgista. Heals Running Sores and Conquers Piles Also Stops All Itehln of Eeirma Almost , Immediately. - '"K Shampoo with Eggol Cv i it Ant) vrnrr Kate Hll U C .. . . "vl i . uuoy ana easy to do I up. An Egeoi shamcoo cirsns rke f . - I particle of dust. dirt. Hanrl-.ff A .i T "5 1 gives the hatr a brilUant and lustrous appearance f , ' nuui no outer 5 nam poo. XFelve Delightful Shampoos i wenry-nve Cents r,i UU Will CM I qualities of W I c ....v. .k lets Vnur hair Kr.k n ;ii You will be surprised at the mnnAf..i ,1 FEggoi Shampoo. It clean the pores and a ,alr oreatne ao it wUl grow. Eggol Sham. poo sold to 25-cent package, ordy-ffig , Jmd deparonent stores. Tty Eggol today. 8 'I felt -it my duty to write yon a letter of thanks Ipr your womlerlui Peterson's Ointment, rvhad a runningr sore on my left ler for one year. 1 beean to Bss Peterson's Ointment three weeks sro and now it is healed." A. C. Gllbrata, 703 Beed Street. Ene, Pa. . I'd rather set a letter like that, sars Peterson of Buffalo, than have John D. Rockefeller rive me 1. thousand dollars. It does me a lot of eood to be able to he of use to my fellow man. For years I have been se!1tnr through drurgists a large box of PETERSON S OINTMENT for 35 cents. The healinr power fn this ointment is marvelous. Ee setna roes in a few days. Oid tores heal up like marie: piles that other remedies do not- seem to even relieve are speedily conquered. - . it stops chafinr fn five minutes ann for Maids and burns it iji simply wonderful. Mail orders tilled bjl Peterson Ointment Co Inc. Buffalo. K. i- Girls! Buttermilk Turns Dull, Lifeless Complex ions to Radiant Beauty No fuss Just try It this new way. Guaranteed. Simply ask your dniRgist for ' UOVTABfi'S BUTTERMILK CREAM Riess' Drug Store. Don't Forget Your Discount - WARNING rssskr Si aat waataiat nrsattn, wrKiaautx; HEADACHE J1I1IIII 31I1III9 WE allow you discount of 10c per M. Cu. Ft. on your invoice lor gas. and Vie per K. W. H. for ckc utdtrv tf paid wtthia 10 days front the data on your -mica. Avail yourself of tbjs opportunity to save. PEOPLES POWER CO. Bock IsltaA .1 4 1 1 - A I - - JL I TXT IT AND KOORrrAat . East UHm mmnn An ths news all tee time To JSf.T' . "-w aUn tyyi-, c--04-. S-tSsZjTwrTisJis sal?rr'!i! s . srvK-ui