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THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, MARCH .30, 1905.
PLANS FOR RALLY
James W. Cavanaugh to Speak
on Market Square Sat
ON ISSUES OF CAMPAIGN
Arrangements for a Fine Meeting Ad
dresses Down Town Fac
James V. Cavanaugh, democratic
candidate f'tr mayor. wi;i address a
imblic meeting on Market square at
7:20 Saturday evening. Others on the
ticket have also been invited to speak.
T. J. MediU will preside. The
c;ty-township committer, at its meet
ing last evening authorized arrange
ments for the Market square rally. Iileu
er's band has been engaged, and it is aim
ed to make it a rousing demonstration
in behalf of the candidacy of Mr. Cav
anaugh and the democratic ticket.
The proposition to have candidates?
address the employes of the various
factories about the city was discussed.
iid Mr. Cavanaugh stated that he had
planned to address the men at the
Hock Island Plow company, the Rock
I-land Stove company, the Rock Isl
and Sash & Door works, the Sjlvan
Mc-el mill, and other establishments,
the employes of all of which had sent
word that they wished t see and hear
There were a numb' r of active dem
ocrats of the city, in addition to the
committeemen. In attendance at the
meeting, and there was a general air
of confidence as to the outcome of the
1-ction of the coming Tuesday. Mr.
Cavanaugh, never boastful but con
servative in politics as in all questions,
was enthusiastic over the outlook.
"Men on whom I called today, many
of them republicans, said to me that if
they had assurance that I was to be
the winner gladly would they throw
their strength to me." Mr. Cavanaugh
:aid. "and when I toM them that there
was no longer a doubt on that ques
tion, that I honestly believed I was to
be the next mayor, they shook my
bond and said they were with me. In
the years that I have been identified
with jxiiitical campaigns never have I
s'-en men so frank in expressing them
' Ives. This is as it should be. A
republican ought not to be so narrow
that he could not vote the democrat
ic ticket; neither should a di'inoorat
be so contracted that he could not
MijIort the republican tieket, in !x;al
affairs, when the men on eithej side
are not suitable. - -
"The situation is peculiar: Mr.
Knox is no longer a factor in the race.
It lies between Mr. McCaskrin and my
self. Those republicans who cannot
support Mr. Knox tell me that as be
tween McCaskrin and me they say
they wi;i support me. The republi
cans whom I have seen have given me
the:r word that this is their position.
With the solid democratic vote that 1
am satisfied I will receive, there is not
in my mind, any doubt as to who will
be the next masor of Rock Island."
The fact that Mr. Cavanaugh is to
be heard in the campaign win be re
ceived by people generally with satis
faction, The Argus feels assured
There are many it is known, of all po
litical faiths who will be glad of the
opportunity to hear him. He is a
gojd speaker, and his frank and open
way of expressing himself at all times
impresses all who hear or meet him.
That his position has been admirable
throughout the campaign all will ad
mit. Not at any time forcing himself,
but seeking rather to remain in the
background feeling and hoping that
his own party might center its choice
on some one whom he felt might be
more worthy, his readiness neverthe
less to do his duty when shown re
peatedly what the desire of his party
was. his entire attitude could not fail
io command respect and thoughtful
consideration on the part of the peo
Not a Srrkrr Aftrr Ufflrr.
He has at no time assumed the posi
tion of sec-king the office of mayor on
his personal account, but now that he
is actively a candidate naturally de
sires to be elected, and he is honest
about it. In his canvass he has met
only with encouragement. It is rarely
indeed, that a candidate has been com
plimented more highly by his oppon
ents . Mr. McCaskrin has had only
good words for him, while Judge
Searle in his comparison of the candi
dates in the field in his speeches in
the interest of Mr. Knox has had no
disparaging word for Mr. Cavanaugh.
He is a man in fact against whom no
objection can be raised. He is honest,
frank with all, a representative of the
laboring classes, but one who never-
heless has always been so fair that
his counsel is sought where the inter
ests of labor are involved. He real
izes the rights of capital and the im
portance at all times of safeguarding
the business interests and if elected
mayor will give to the city a safe.
Ciean and conservative ousiness ad
ministration of city affairs. In a word
it would be a credit to the city to elect
such a man mayor.
The public meeting Saturday even
ing is set for 7:3U, and regardless of
what may be the judgement and con
victions of people regarding the can
didates in the field, they should turn
out and hear Mr. Cavanaugh and thus
form their own impression of him.
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This noon democratic meetings were
held at the Hock Island Stove company
factory, and at the Rock Island Plow
shops. James W. Cavanaugh at each
of the meetings made a short talk, ex
plaining that he could without hesi
tancy ask the support of the laboring
men of Rock Island. He made no
comments as to the qualifications of
the candidates opposing him. asking
that the voters made their choice. As
one of them for over 25 years, he said
he certainly could reasonably expect
John P. Sexton, candidate for police
magistrate, made a short talk, and said
that while the candidates were nomina
ted by one party or another, the pres
ent election should be a selection of
the most capable men. He held that
the principles of democracy and of re
publicanism are as pure today as when
they were founded, but that these par
ties often fall into the hands of de
signing men, who use the party for
their own purposes. When the votes
are counted, and the election becomes
a business proposition of the best man
for the place, it will be the working
men who will either pay the penalty or
reap the rewards for their choice. He
urged Mr. Cavanaugh's election as the
man who has at heart the best inter
ests of all classes in the city. He ask
ed the support of the voters for himself.
if they considered him the best man
for the office, but urged that they vote
what they consider for their best in
terests, and for the best interests of
The reception accorded the two
speakers was in marked contrast with
that which has been given the Knox
squad throughout the city. Mr. Cav
anaugh was cheered at each appear
ance, and Mr. Sexton received most
hearty applause and encouragement on
J. T. Shields has been visiting with
friends in Chicago.
Mrs. E. W. Hurst arrive 1 home from
Chicago last evening.
Mrs. Charles Holland of Chicago is
visiting Rock Island friends.
Thomas Mick has departed for an
extended business trip in Ohio.
H. E. Casteel arrived home to-lay
from a two weeks' business trip in the
Mrs. T. A. Murphy and Miss Alice
Keator have returned from their so
journ at Gulfport, Miss.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Wayne, Mr. and
Mrs-. T. I. Bachus. Mr. and Mrs. W. G.
Galbreth, of Orion, 111., were in the
city last evening to attend the party
given by Rock Island commandery,
Hon. and Mrs. William McEniry and
daughter Katherine arrived home Jast
evening from New Orleans. Mrs. Mc
Eniry and her daughttd had been vis
iting in the south for a month with
H. B. Hayden, S. J. Ferguson and H.
E. Brown depart tomorrow for Peoria,
where they will attend the meeting of
the Central Illinois Teachers' associa
tion, which will be held there Friday
and Saturday. Mr. Hayden is on the
program to discuss a paper on the sub
ject, "Why the Scarcity of Teachers?
The Salary." A number of other
ieachers of the city are planning t;
attend the sessions at Peoria Saturday.
AGAIN SEEKS 0 E ATH
MRS, MARY DUNLAP, MOTHER OF
TONA, THOWS HERSELF IN
FRONT OF TRAIN.
Mrs. Dunlap, whose reason has been
dethroned by the strain attendant on
the trial of her daughter Tona, who
was acquitted of the charge of mur
dering Allie Dool, who died from eat
ing poisoned candy, Tuesday night
made another attempt to kill herself
at Aledo, throwing herself across the
rails of the Burlington road. The en
gine crew fortunately saw the human
form on the track in time to bring the
train to a stop before the locomotive
reached the body. Mrs. Dunlap re
cently tried to drown herself in a
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INSANE MAN WANTS
TO PROSECUTE STATE
William Jirden, From Watertown, Calls
at Court House to Enter
At Brown's Business college begins
April 4, 1905.
William Jirden called nt the office
of State's Attorney J. K. Scott in the
court house this morning to file an in
formation against the state of Illinois
for dr-taining him against his will at
the Watertown asylum. Jirden, it was
ascertained had escaped from the hos
pital last evening. He told Mr. Scott
that he had X-rays in his head, not
wheels, as the authorities at the insti
tution supposed. He said that he was
too shrewd for the officials at Water
town, and that they appreciated this.
and the only way in which they could
get the better of him was by locking
him in a cell. To this he objected
most vehemently. He could not under
stand why the world should be de
prived of the services of one of his
intellect, unless it was that others
were causing his retention at the hos
pital because they were jealous of his
knowledge. Jirden was committed
fiom Chicago. He was taken from the
attorney's office and locked in the
county jail and the hospital notified to
semi a man for him. This was done
TRAVELER STEALS A COAT
William Dunn Arrested Last Night at
William Dunn, a traveling salesman,
was arrested in the lobby of I he Har
per house last evening by Policeman
John Schmidt and turned over to the
department in Davenport, where he
was wanted for Ihe alleged theft of
r.n overcoat from a fellow traveler
while the both were stopping at the
Kimball house. When arrested Dunn
was wearing the missing garment, it
THE HESS BROS'. STORE. 1620 Second
Avenue. IN ABOUT TEN DAYS.
"T HE HESS BROS. STOCK MUST BE CLOSED OUT BY THAT TIME. OUR SPLENDID NEW STORE,
CORNER EIGHTEENTH STREET AND THIRD AVENUE, WILL BE OPENED WITH ENTIRELY
NEW STOCKS OF GOODS, ANNOUNCEMENTS OF WHICH WILL BE MADE LATER. TO EFFECT A
COMPLETE CLEARANCE OF THE HESS STOCK IN THESE FEW DAYS, MANY LOTS OF GROCERIES
WILL HAVE TO SUFFER SEVERELY IN PRICE.
TOMORROW Friday Morning at 9 o'clock
THE HESS STORE DOORS WILL BE OPENED, AND YOU ARE ALL INVITED TO GET A SHARE OF
THE GOOD THINGS. NOTE THESE SAMPLE BARGAINS:
P;ilsbury's Wheat Food, Rice
Flakes, Toasted Wheat Flakes,
and other varieties of 10c and 15c
breakfast foods and
cereals, per pkg
Fancy Royal New York
Potatoes, per bu
Banquet prepared Mustard,
10c pkg. for
Snider's Catsup, 23c bottles for 15c;
Climax Catsup, 13c
Assorted bottled Pickles,
Chow, etc., closing them
out cheap at
10c Royal Seeded Raisins,
25c Oriental Washed Figs,
Reid, Murdock & Co.'s Pine
apples 25c; Marmalades....
Olivette Relish, 25c bot
tles, 2 for
C-lb. cans choice Black
15c Rock Candy Syrup,
quart jar, for
Armour's 10c assorted
Bordeaux Olive Oil, 40c
G(K)dall, Blackhouse & Co.'s York
shire Relish, 25c bottles
Cucumber Celery Salad,
15c bottles for
Dunkley's Famous Preserved
Fruits, Plums, Cherries, Peaches,
Monarch Baking Soda,
10-lb. pkg. for
50c can Chocolate Menier
Ralston's Purina, 25c
Monarch Cocoa. 15c pkg.
Ralston's Sleepy Eye and Harvest
Baking Powder. 25c cans
Jellycon. assorted flavors.
COME OFTEN NEW BARGAIN LOTS WILL BE OFFERED AS THE OTHERS MELT AWAY.
PROMPT CLEARANCE OF THE HESS BROS. FINE STOCK IS IMPERATIVE.
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HESS BROS'. STOKE,
16 20 Second Avenue.
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Eagle, Cltett. Wilson and
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A gorgeous line of Easter Neckwear.
3 inch Four-in Hands, in delicate
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50c and 75c.
All the leading styles in Children's
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