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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1904.
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WAS A BIG ONE
Coal Valley Scene of Fine Rally
of Democrats of That Sec
tion of the County.
ROCK ISLANDERS PARTICIPATE
Town Illuminated for the Occasion
Speeches by Party Nominees
One of the most successful rallies
which has been held in the country
districts during the present campaign
was that of last evening by the demo
crats at Coal Valley. The residents
for miles around gathered to make the
occasion a notabie one, and the Rock
Island Flambeau club, which, with
Bleuer's band and a number of local
democrats were in attendance, were
greeted by a croud Gf hunderds
when the tra!n arrived at the
village. The streets of the town
were illuminated in great stylo,
and the town hall, where the meeting
was held, was tastefully decorated for
the occasion by the ladies of the town.
The club paraded the streets of the
village, and entertained a big crowd
for half an hour, giving an exhibition
of drills and countermarching.
The audience that greeted the
speakers at the hall was composed of
several hundred residents of the vi
cinity, and the speakers were received
with great applause.
The meeting was presided over by
Supervisor T. R. Lees, who introduced
as the first speaker of the evening Hon.
E. V. Hurst, of Rock Island. Mr. Hurst
recalled the days when be was a youth,
and the pleasant remembrances he
had of Coal Valley in those tims. He
declared that Coal Valley had reason
to be very proud of her citizens, and
mentioned among the early ros'dents
of the town, Frederick Weyerhaeuser
and R. R. Cable.
Mr. Hurst presented to his audience
arguments that conclusively showed
that the contention of the republican
campaign speakers, that he present
era of prosperity is due to republican
administration, is false. This prosper
ity, said Mr. Hurst", is due to the work
ing class of the country, rather tha.i a
result of republican administration. It
is in spite of such administration. He
The republican speakers take all
the credit for the prosperity, and the
blame for all the faults of our present
systems is laid to democratic princi
Are ot ConMixtrnt.
l lie republicans say we are not
consistent on the money question.
Mr. Hurst continued. "Certainly, in
the light of facts the charge of incon
sistency can not properly be brought
by so inconsistent a party as the re
publican." He quoted Parker's state
ment that "the gold standard is irrevo
cably established." and then quoted
from the resolutions of the republican
convention, when William McKinley
was chairman of the committee on res
olutions. The resolutions "denounced
the democratic party for attempting to
demonetize silver." The reason that
the currency question is not agitated
at present is due to no acts of the re
publican administration, but instead to
the fact that the output of gold has
been multiplied four times since the
time when the money question was a
"The statement that the prosperity
of the country was brought about by
republican administrations is an insult
to you. and to every American work
ing man." declared the speaker. "N'o
party policies could produce the pros
perity we now enjoy."
Mr. Hurst pointed out that the pro
tective tariff would not under any cir
cumstances produce prosperity, but
that during the prosperity the people
have not noticed the taxation of 50 per
cent due to the tariff. Five or six big
crops in succession produced the pros
perity of the country, said Mr. Hurst,
and when the republicans take the
credit for this era they insult the
He called attention to the fallacies
of the charge that democratic adminis
tration caused the depression of 1S93,
and showed that the Wilson bill, which
is blamed for the panic, was not passed
until IS months after the financial de
pression. Olhrr Motion Prosper.
Mr. Hurst pointed out that the pros
perity in Canada and Me::ico is abreast
of that of the United States, and this
fact tibo-.vs conclusively that protective
tnriff hal nothing to do with the bet
tering of conditions.
"Our tariff systems.' he said, "have
civ.scd a taxation higher than any ever
knov. n fa any civilized country before.
H? asked if the system which allows
captains of industry to amass fortunes
which pay incomes of $40o a day,
while the employes of these captains
are denied living wages, could be call
ed just. The time is near at hand
when thoughtful republicans must
either desert their party and its prin
ciples, or vote against their lionest
Mr. Hurst pointed out that the revis
ion of the tariff should not be left to
its friends they tried it and the repub
lican machinery has crushed every ef
fort to revise the tariff in a sensible
manner. The IS reciprocity treaties
drawn up in accordance with the
wishes expressed by President McKin
ley at Buffalo, were all killed In con
gress, because their passage would 'in
jure the interests of the enormously
wealthy and the big trusts and corpor
ations. "Tariff revision should be by
friends of the people, not by the friends
of protective tariff,' said Mr. Hurst.
The republicans of the west, who be
lieve in a sensible revision of the tar
iff, are not the republicans in control
of the machine, and Mr. Hurst called
attention to the case of Gov. Cummins,
of Iowa, who was crushed by the ma
chine because he became a strong ad
vocate of proper revision. "The grow
ing power of big corporations is the
greatest danger of the present system,"
declared the speaker.
Mr. Hurst devoted some time to a
discussion of Roosevelt and his acts of
an official nature. He declared that
the president has in the last two years
departed from the high ideals which
seemed to guide his. actions in his ear
lier administration. He made an ex
ample of the inauguration of the de
partment of commerce and labor, and
the peculiar action of the president's
in placing Secretary Cortelyou at the
head of the national committee, to so
licit funds from the very trusts which
he had been supposed to investigate
while he was secretary of the depart
ment. In closing his remarks Mr. Hurst
outlined the democratic policies in re
gard to the Philippines. He said that
the flag, which is a symbol of liberty
and freedom, now waves over coun
tries which are ruled as colonies and
without any representation.
Mr. Cooke Heard.
Hon. George A. Cooke, of Aledo, can
didate for reelection as representative,
was the next speaker. He devoted his
remarks mainly to a discussion of the
imperialism, and pointed out that the
incidents in Colorado were evidences
of the fact that we have imperialism
within our own borders. He read the
appeal of the Colorado miners for the
defeat of Roosevelt, for the sake of
"Russianized Colorado." To show the
vast difference between the standiu;;
of Parker and Roosevelt on labor and
militarism questions, Mr. Cooke read
portions of decisions of Judge Parker,
as a member of the superior court of
Mr. Cooke called the attention of the
audience to the candidacy of F. M.
Grthrie, for member of the board of
equalization, pointing out that Mr,
Guthrie should receive the support of
the laboring men, being himself an
active officer of the mine workers' un
ion of the state. Mr. Cooke in con
clusion spoke of his own candidacy for
reelection, declared he stood on his
record in the legislature and asked the
support of all democrats.
W. C. Allen, candidate for state's
attorney, then addressed the aud
ience for a few minutes on his stand
ing in the campaign, and pledged him
self to be independent in the exercise
of the duties of the office, if elected.
"I know no master, and there will be
favors and privileges to none," said
R. R. Reynolds, of Rock Island, made
a short address, asking the support of
lhi voters for W. C. Allen, for state's
attorney. Mr. Reynolds gave a
comparison between John K.
Scott and W. C. Allen, as men, and
as attorneys. He called attention to
the fact that Allen has not alliances
that will hinder his proper actions :n
the office he seeks. As an attorney,
Mr. Reynolds pointed out that Scott
has always been an officeholder, and
has made no advancement in the gen
eral practice of law, whereas Allen
has never held office, and has a large
practice of general law.
Mr. Reynolds also went into the
known alliance between Scott and
Looney in political matters.
Short addresses were made by Dav
id W. Matthews, of Milan, candidate
for congress, and by James W. Cav
anaugh of Rock Island.
THE DEMOCRATIC RALLY
. TO BE HELD IN MOLINE
Tomorrow evening occurs the demo
cratic rally m aioiine. fliany irom
Rock Island will attend. The chief
speakers will be Judge Thomas, dem
ocratic candidate for stale treasurer.
and State Senator Bartholomew, of
Colorado, who is just returning from
a speaking tour of New York and New
Jersey, and is said to be an orator of
the first class. Arrangements have
not bi-cn completed as yet, bur. it is
possible that the Rock Island Flam
beau club will participate.
There has been no demonstration
from the democratic standpoint in Mo-
I:ne as yet, and it is the purpose of
tne party members in that city
make the occasion a notable one.
NOT ALL FAVOR
8 A. M. OPENING
Therefore 7 here is Trouble Brew
ing Among Barbers
MAY BE TAKEN TO LAW
Number of Bosses Refuse to Surrender
Old Union Cards in Their
There is evidently trouble ahead be
tween the boss barbers of Rock Island
and the barbers' local union.
The latter yesterday announced to
the public that all shops would there
after open at S o'clock a. m. instead
of 7 o'clock. Several of the shops
opened at 7 o'clock this morning, and
the proprietors of these shops, which
include some of those on Second ave
nue, declare they will continue to open
at 7 a. in. despite the order of the local
The union cards on display in the
shops provide for opening at 7 o'clock,
and these cards have been ordered
taken up by the union.
Refuiie to Give Them I n.
Some of the proprietors refuse to
surrender them. They have taken
legal advice, and it now seems proba
ble that the union will resort to legal
measures to get possession of the
COOKE MAKING MANY
FRIENDS IN PARTY
Democratic Candidate Gains Additional
Strength With Those With Whom
He Comes in Contact.
Hon. George A. Cooke, representa
tive in the general assembly from this
district has won many new friends
and supporters during his visit to Rock
Island, and the indications now are
that he will receive a much larger vole
Nov. S than he did on the occasion 'of,
his first election two years ago.
Mr. CoOke is a man of attractive per
sonality, ana nis earnest and sincere
address wins the confidence of thosa
with whim he conies in contact. He i
a democrat through and through, and
under the circumstances at present
prevailing in the district there can be
no excuse for any democrat who wants
to see his party succeed failing to vote
the three votes to which he is entitled,
for him election day.
The duties of democrats is plainly
to support Mr. Cooke and the menibeij
of the party are daily becoming nior"
impressed with that view of the situa
tion. To vote otherwise is simply to
throw away the vote.
OB ITU. 1 11 Y
HAS IMPORTANT MEETING
FOR CAMPAIGN PURPOSES
The Democratic county central com
mittee held a meeting at the Commer
cial house last evening, for the purpose
of completing the arrangements for the
work to be done on election day. Chair
man J. P. Sexton presided. The poll
workers were selected, and arrange
ments made for a meeting of the dem
ocratic clerks and judges in order that
they may be instructed as to the mark
ings of the ballots and other details.
A bulk of routine business was dis
posed of by the committee in the in
terest of the democratic party.
Mrs. Mary A. McKinley died this
morning at 3 o'clock at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. C. T. Morey, 200i
Fourth avenue. Death was due to the
infirmities of age, and more directly to
a recent attack of pneumonia. Mrs.
McKinley, who was the mother of G.
H. McKinley, Moline's postmaster, was
a native of Ixndonderry, Ireland,
where she was born in 1S22. She came
to America with her parents, when a
child. She was twice married, her
first husband having been John Ma
gill, of Moline. There were two chil
dren by the earlier marriage, Jerome
B. Magill, and James A. Magill, both
of Moline. Fifty-four years ago, she
was again married, her second hus
band being James McKinley. There
are four children by the second mar
riage, who survive. Milton R. McKin
ley. of Chicago: (J. H. McKinley, ot
Moline; Mrs. Eva Bierce, of Spokane,
Wash., and Mrs. C. T. Morey, of this
city. Mrs. McKinley was a resident
of Moline for over 40 years. Since the
death of her husband, about 2 years
ago. she had made her home with her
children. The funeral will probably be
held Friday afternoon from the First
Methodist church, of Moline, of which
Mrs. McKinley had been an active and
devout member for many years.
Mrs. Lucinda Armstrong, of Preemp
tion, died Monday night at the homo
of her niece, Mrs. A. A. Hender. in
Davenport, where she had gone on 'i
visit. The end followed a sudden at
tack of pneumonia. She was .rG years
of age. The remain have been con
veyed to Preemption for burial.
GEN. WILLIAM CROZIER HERE
The Ruth. Winona and Helen Blair
were in port. The stage of water was
7.75 all day.
Slowly decreasing stages in the Mis
sissippi will continue between Dibuque
D'ng'r Hgt. Change
- I.ine. 8 a.m. 24 hrs.
St. Paul 14
Red Wing 11
Reels Landing 12
La Crosse 1-
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Head of Ordnance Department of Army
Inspecting Local Post.
Gen. William Crozier, chief of the
ordnance department, LT. S. A., is the . Dubuque I S
guest of Col. S. E. Blunt at Rock Island i Le Claire 10
arsenal, on his regular annual inspec- ( Davenport 15
tion of the post. Gen. Crozier was ! Des Moines Rapids.. ..
greeted with a salute of 11 gnns this, Keokuk 15
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