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THE ABGrTJS, WEDNESDAY, APKIL 8, 1903.
Now R.eak.dy- For
OUIi STOOCK THIS SEASON, COMPRISING THE WOULD'S best
MAKES IX ALL THE NEW AND BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS AND PAT
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NEW EVERYTHING FOR
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BEST OF ALL ARE TnE
NEW SUITS AND OVERCOATS
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NOWHERE WILL YOU FIND A BETTER SELECTED STOCK. EV
ERY DEPARTMENT OF THIS, THE BIGGEST FURNITURE AND
CARPET HOUSE IN THE THREE CITIES, IS A WONDERLAND OF
BEAUTY. IT WOULD TAKE COLUMNS OF SPACE TO TELL OF
MANY NEW AND HANDSOME ARTICLES OUR BUYERS HAVE
PURCHASED IN THE GREAT FURNITURE MARKETS, AND AS
FOR TRICES WE SAVE YOU FROM 10TO 20 FEE CENT ON EV
ERY ARTICLE YOU BUY. COME AND SEE IF WE DON'T.
Such Will Be the Result
of Yesterday's City
Both in the Result and
in His Own Mistak
Yesterday's election in 'ttoidc Stand
proved a' surprise, not only .in. 'the
strength developed hv Gcorir. AY' Me-
Caskrin, the independent republican
mayoralty candidate, as noted in The
Argils last evening as the feature of
the day, but in the fact that he came
so near winning out over the regular
republican nominee. As it was, the
straight republicans of Rock Island
won the day by sticking loyally to
their nominee. Had all the democrats
adopted the same rule there would
have been a different story to tell to
day. An analysis of the returns will
very quickly convince the student of
election figures of where McCaskrin
got a la rye percentage jf his vote.
mere purpose of holding' a crowd,
served to give the irrepressible George
a few moments elation with the idea
that he had triumphed. Reposing his
confidence in unwarranted figures
publicly displayed to indicate his
election Mr. McCaskrin, in response
to the acclaim of his admirers who
had been deceived in the same man
ner that he had, made an elaborate
speech from his headquarters, ex
pressiny yratification at his election
and outlininy his policy, and then
bofne on the shoulders of enthusias
tic followers to a carriage, lie was
hauled in triumph through the streets
while his supporters shouted. George
made a number of speeches by the
way, and it was not until he had en
joyed something like a full half hour
of the intoxication of the delusion
that he was mayor-elect that he and
his followers realized that they liad
been made the victims of a canard.
It was a species of the yellow in news
service to which the 'people of Rock
Island are not accustomed, and hence
the fact that so many were taken in
was not altogether surprising, amus
ing though itseemed.
'.In the meantime n crowd of repub
licans' had formed a serenading party
that made the rounds of the homes of
the successful candidates in their line,
paying their compliments first" to
their idol, William McConoehie, who
made them n speech.
According to the returns, lhc re
publicans won the day, electing the
entire city and aldermanie ticket with
the exception of the alderman in the
Sixth ward, where F. IX Gall went down
before C. C. Wilson, the democratic
nominee. In many or the other wards
the results were exceedingly close,
indicating that the democrats were
up and doing if they did not quite pull
The total vote polled for mayor
was ,.!). the largest ever cast at a
his friends further on the morrow.
It was about this time that the news
reached the McCaskrin contingent of
the fake in the announcement of his
victory and the crestfallen crowd
slowly faded away.
McCaskrin Charges Fraud.
"I charge that there have been
gross violations of the election laws
in this contest," said Mr. McCaskrin,
today. "I know of several instances
from my own personal observation,
and if an investigation is made, as
my friends and members of the Inde
pendent Voters club are in favor of
undertaking, I am sure that the re
sult will be at least the cutting down
of the republican majority on the
head of the ticket. I do not feel like
standing for the entire expense of an
investigation, but I am willing to put
up $100 in the cause."
TUG ALDEKMAMC VOTE.
Democrats Triumph In Sixth and Are Close
In First. Third and Fourth-
The following table gives ,the result
of the vote in the various precincts
and 'wards on aldermen. The demo
cratic, ' republican and socialist' nom
inees are' given in order: ,iu
FIRST AVARD. -t e !
117 103 220
......... 113 147
Ohrt ... .
OFFICIAL RETURNS IN HOCK ISLAND.
McConoehie. . . .
? jt 4 ' i
CITY CLERK. - ----- -f -j j
SchalTer , 15 ij 157 2M 203 1 1S2 101 j
P.ragdon 34 32 22 40 18 21
CITY ATTORNEY. III
Kenworthy 100 01 lloj 154 1271 158
Scott ' !51 145 150 151 13lj 142
CITY TREASURER. I I I V
Simmon - ; ,U0 05 .10t:j 10 112 151
Anderson 115j 12S 154 137 1.1s
Fixaiis . . 11 15 14 18 ' llj 11
ASST. SUPERVISORS, j II1,
Lamont 114j 102 112 157 125 Ids
Frick.' ' IJJij .00104 J50 lllj 145
Christenson , ". 107 Of- 84 141 80 130
Davenport J0i 82 87 143 1 07 130
Kolloff 117 139 -154 142 121 j 120
Hull 100j 110 I5(i147 134 145
Myers r 110 110 150 148 120 141
Doering 112 121 100 15 12( 140
Xelscn. 18 10 10 . 22 0 0!
Darby is lfi 10 21 1 12 llj
Marschall 21 j loj 15 20 15 15j
Shipman 20 loj 15 10 13 12
Hatl'es H5 10() 105 158 112 140
Freeman H5 124 152 138 I2fi 138
Ulam x 18 21 10 21 14 13
COLLECTOR. I H I !
Auld.i 0() 102 1041 170 118 138
Pitman 122 135 lSij 130 120 115
Nary 11 K. 14 17 0 8
JUSTICE OF THE l'EACE. I I I I I
Rush l'2 01 02 145 04) 127
fitter 11'.'! 1-" ,r'-"' Ii2 140 140
Kraft I-I 17 1 20 TTij loj
i rj jo
57 1 107
110 103 1
103 1 107
53;; 77, 4 1
2011 2131 174
81 20 i 0
1 l(t 12s
110 143 05
130 148 KM)
5 13 3
17-lj. 131 j
221 1 j
1 1 .)
11 li 133
52 121 1 50 150
102 107 142 130
8 17 4 15
I I I
10 1 1 31 82 172
140 115 118 153
5 18 4 15
I I I
72 180 40 137
100 104 1 4 1 1 180 124
10 10 5 18
83' 17 17
13U 121 235 585
1 I !
SI j 41 1704J
120 121 2020 232
20 12j 211
HO! 220 11
58 80 401C40
100 120 117,2180 546
27 30 1 15
70 83 40;1072
150 122 120:2001 1 419
110 123 2208 742
30 15 j 257
Failure on the part of democrats to
hold fast to their colors and follow
their standard bearer is the explana
tion in a large measure of McCask
rin's showing and McConochie's election.
As a matter of fact, however, the
intluences for the moral welfare of
the city that promised to figure in
the election failed to develop a ex
pected, and it. cannot be said with
honesty, therefore, that the people
have repudiated in this repect Mc
Conochie's past record as mayor.
So close was the election that it
took the last returns to determine the
outcome." While during the evening
it became apparent from the face of
the returns that McConoehie had won,
yet bulletins based on unreliable and
misleading- reports aad posted lurUie
city election and considerably larger
than that cast at the state and coun
ty election last fall. The only vote
that has exceeded it was' that for
president in 1000. when there were
4,742 ballots cast in the city.
WAS JIAVOR FOR A SnOKT TIMK.
Candidate McCaskrin Deceived by False
Returns Holds a l-f vw.
(Jreat excitement prevailed for a
time last night on Second 'avenue in
the vicinity of McCaskrin's office, be
tween Seventeenth and Eighteenth
streets. when a hastily manipu
lation of returns gave rise to the be
lief that McCaskrin had been elected
by a plurality of 30. A large crowd
of that candidate's ecstatic support
ers immediately burst into an expres
sion of enthusiasm which culminated
in the carrying of the supposedly
successful cantiuiate on inc
shoulders of his delirious ad
mirers. He stepped out upon the sill
of a second-story window and thank
ed his supporters for the splendid
work that had been done "without
money, without support, by principle
Makes Triumphal Tour.
A carriage was secured into which
the time-being mayor-elect was piled
and the triumphal march commenced.
The previous speech was repeated at
the Harper house to another wildly
enthusiastic crowd. The parade then
made a flank move for the city hall.
Here another five-minute speech was
made. The Union office was passed
on the return, the admirers of Mc
Caskrin passing out their compli
ments in measured terms to the or
gan that had seen fit to take issue
with that gentleman.
The candidate then announced to
the boys1 that he was "all in" and
that he would have to get some sleep
in order to'be in cooditioa to receive
30 1 1
. 70 125 70
. 173 101 07
. 21 21 11
The new city council will be com
posed of nine republicans and live
democrats, the latter being F. W.
Hloehlinger, of the First; Carl A.
Naab, of 4 he Second; Otto llirkel, of
the Third: William Tref.. of the
Fifth, ami C. C. Wilson, of the Sixth.
The entire council will be composed
First Ward F. W.
Frank West bay.
Second Ward Carl A.
V. Eckhart, Jr.
Third Ward Otto H,
Fourth Ward (1. W. McCaskrin, R.
Fifth Ward William Tref, F. E.
Sixth Ward C. C. Wilson. William
Seventh Ward A. (. Anderson, Jos
hua R. Hrooks.
RKSULTS ABOUT TIIK COUNTY
Skinner Rlocted la Mollne ImocrU Cr
- ry Month Rock Island.
The result of the township elections
throughout the country tells a story
not very different from that of elec
tions in the past few years. Super
visors were elected in several of the
townships, the present incumbents
being returned in most cases, though
several of them had a close race. Fol
lowing are the returns received at the
time tif going to press;
Charles P. Skinner, the republican
candidate for mayor, woo that office
handily over C. A. llarnard,. the repre
sentative of the people's party. The
vote was the largest ever cast anil
the victory is cf a republican com
plexion, though the fight was not
made along party lines. The returns
are as follows:
For Major C. P. Skinner, republi
can, 1,932. plurality 000; C. A. Harn
ard, people's, 1,320; John W. Warr,
citizens', 805; D. J. Webb, independ
Assessor Frank Samuels. jK'ople's.
Collector Charles Vcrmere, people's.
Assistant Supervisors Fred Sun
deen, people's; C. E. Whiteside, re
publican; Jacob Stofft, republican;
Robert Pears, republican.
City Treasurer O. F. Anderson, re
publican. City Attorney Axel Kohler, repub
lican. City Clerk C. (I. Carlson, republi
s H tH Rock island
Supervisor Cornelius Donovan, D.,
23S; David H. Sears. II., 130.
Town Clerk Gilbert McCarty, D.,
215; August Uansgen. R., 145.
Assessor George M. Lukcns, ).,
222; H. K. Cox, R., 13S.
Collector George Rollingcr, D.,
130; W. S. Flack, R., 177.
Highway Commissioner Henry
Gaetje, D.', 215; Hen J. Dunlap. H.. 145.
Justice of the Peace John Aster,
D., 200; C. P. Ohaver, R-. 100.
Clerk W. E. Warr, R., 231; P. Wil
son, P., 140.
Assessor A. E. I'.ergholtz, R., 207;
Charles Swisher, P., 178.
Collector Charles Myborg. R., 242;
John Morrison, P.. 137.
Commissioner of Highways J. I).
Fell, R., 220; August Olson. P., 103.
Constable J. W. Ltindholm, R., 240.
Coal Valley. -
Supervisor T. R. Lees, D., 102; J.
('. Patterson, R-. 57.
Town Clerk James F. Spargo, D.T
KM); Charles Ruck. R., 51.
Assessor Thomas Corns, D., 07;
William Adams, R.. 80.
Collector Robert A. Ilass, 1)., 01;
J. . Gordon, R., 03.
Commissioner of Highways (three
years) Charles P.rahmc, D., 73;
Thomas J. Murphy, R., S2.
Commissioner of Highways (one
year) Frank M. Dewitte, D., 06; J.
O. Jordan, R., 54.
SuiKri.or Charles George, R.,
105; Fd Cool, D., 78.
Town Clerk A. W. Mullery, D., 100;
George Hryan, R., 70.
Assessor Frank Zimmerman, R.,
05; Jared Saxton, P., 85.
Collector W. C. Heany, D., 10O;
Jonathan Cool, 11., 70.
Commissioner of Highways Horace
Crosby, R-, 88; Charles Drown. D., 84.
In Edgington F. A. Wood, the pres
ent member of the board of super
visors, was elected by a majority of
10 over Robert Waite, of Reynolds.
In Andalusia there was no election
of supervisor and the republican and
the prohibition parties took issue.
The former was victorious. Charles
Hayes was chosen town clerk over R.
P. Roth; J. 1). Kane, assessor over VI.
E. Vanderveer; Robert Hrusso collec
tor over T. W. Simmons; Albert IIo
fer commissioner of highways over
Hans Kruse, and Charles Huntley
justice of the peace, and X. P. Phil
lips school trustee to till vacancy.
Mrs. George- Drain, of Geneseo, is
visiting in the city.
Capt. George Lamont returned from
Dubuque on the steamer Sidney this
Mrs. W. Ij. Gansert and son have
gone to Chicago for a visit of two
weeks, leaving yesterday.
P. J. Colligan has resigned his posi
tion as foreman of the Rock Island
roundhouse at Xatick and will be
succeeded by L. Myers, who comes
here from the Chicago end. of the
road. Mr. Colligan has no plans for
the immediate future.
The happiest couple in the world
should be a deaf husband and a blind
wife, both taking Rocky Mountain
Tea. Keeps peace in the family. 35
cents. T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
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