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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1912.
1 IB 1 CHORDS AND DISCORDS &
BY J. M. C.
and that nothing but an entire state
ticket than be tolerated, this action In
terpreted by that senator when he at
tended the Michigan state convention
Prairie avenue To rent, large front j and routed support or the regular uck
room, two widows, elegantly furnished, jet and by the Illinois third party men
i after It was learned that Colonel
best ktrt itt. ' Roosevelt would not stand for a half
(Bonaparte, Iowa. Record.) horse ticket and In open violation or
arose and with a deep bow to the lady,
said. "How do you do?"
WHO WAS TirE JOKE OSt
least three thousand members inte
the fast-growing order which has half
a million members now in the United
States and Canada.
Last Thursday night at Davenport
the lodge took In C7 new members.
This class placed Davenport's mem
bership over the 800 mark.
Monday night Rock Island lodge will
! put through a class of 35, and they
Will every reader of the News who j wiU be B6Sisted by the Davenport de-
consulted his or her bible after read
ing in last week's News about the joke
Professor Beatty played on the preach-
eree team, and after the initiation
lunch will be served. Many prominent
head officers will be in attendance.
This class will give Rack Island since
it opened the charter an Increase of
Miss Katharine Cresap has engaged one of the two restrictions which thejers. please held up their hand 'while
as soloist for the Iowa state band at . colonel imposed in a recent declara- we count them? That will do. Quite
the Iowa state fair. Van Buren coun- j tlon of Intentions at Oyster Bay in re-a bunch of them, sure. Well, now we ; about 200, making in all now 425 mem
ty has had a lot of fine stock on exhi- J iterating he would demand that every j have a little explanation to make. It 1 Ders ,;n go0d standing.
Wtion each year at Des Moines, but : state In good faith with the prcgre9- j wasn't the book of Zachariah that Pro-1 Tuesday night the Davenport team
this in the first time that we have had . sive cause must nom.nate a full sia..e ! lessor tseauy rererred to. at all. but acain goes to Moline, accompanied bv
the suppositious book of Hezekiah.
There is a book in the biMe called &r;d Moline. and there they will initiate
Zecbariah, but there is no book called j a cass f. 75 strong, as Moline lodge
is fast nearing the 500 mark and 1,000
Hezekiah. even If four of the preach
ers did think there was. Professor
Beatty was right, all right, but the edi
tor of the News slipped a cog when
writing it up, that's all. The preach
ers who held up their hands are trying
to make us believe the Joke is on us as
well as on them, and perhaps it is.
! Lodge Notes
an honor of thla kind at that big show. ! of state officials.( the following results
I of the caucus of the Fourth district at
a x arrow escape. ' tfcs T. R. state convention at Des
(Glrard, 111., Gazette.) , Moii.es is impertinent. It causes one
John E. Whalen's eon had a very I10 exclaim "Consistency, thou art a
r.arrow escape from being killed one ! rare Jwel-"
day last week. The little fellow and
hi brother were nlavine ball in the
road near Mr. Whitaker's pasture, j (Reynolds Press.)
when the ball was knocked over into I I wonder how many people, while
Whitaker's pasture. He went over the cutting oats, had the same experience
fence for it. when he was attacked by i of some parties about a half mile west
a cow with a vourir calf, and he was ' of here. They found a nest of black
knocked down and cut a gash In hi9 : and white animals, very cute and at
head. The brother gathered up a club j tractive to look at when they were in
arid ruRhed to his brother's rescue. ' good humor. But when the cute little
driving the cow away. It was an nar-i things became angry, the men found
row escape. His injuries are not eer- it was best to keep at a safe distance,
LET THE W. D. T. W.
the old-fahiom-.i) t.nii.. ' (Reynolds Press.)
(Cleveland News.) j Melvin Thomas and brother Merrill
She says that while the attractions I played at the science of bachelorhood
of musical comedy are far in advance all last week, as Mrs. Thomas was vis
of going to school, the enjoyments of , iting in Iowa. They said they were
wedded experience are 'way ah' ad of afraid to go into the fields without
the career of an actress, and that she gloves, as their hands were soft from
Is going to have more fun being a ' dishwater and sore from bums. They
sawyer's ppouse than she ever had' feel happy again now that their lot is
before. And fche will, for she's 'hat not washing kettles and frying pans
kind cf a girl. j thrice daily.
Temporary indisposition kept N. A.
some criticism. j Taylor confined to his home through
(Plymouth Democrat.) 1 Tuesday forenoon.
People there had heard Gilmore's Miss Ella Bell, our popular and effl-
band, find Sousa's band, end all werelcient telephone operator, was having ten to Julian Harris of Atlanta, Ga.,
a large following from Rock Island
members are looked for in Moline. as
they are already getting ready to start
building a new home second to none
now enjoyed in that city.
The Woodmen of the World of this
city and Moline will unite tomorrow
in holding the annual picnic. The af
fair will take place in a grove at
Tenth avenue near Thirtieth street,
and will last from morning until
evening. There will be the usual in-
The Loyal Order of Moose is put- teresting program of sports, events
ting forth an extra effort for larger for old and young, girls and boys and I
membership these days, and it is ex-1 the feature will be a ball game be-pr-cted
that before the campaign is tween the Moline and Rock Island
over that the trl-cities will boast of at ; camps.
ROOSEVELT ON NEGRO
IN NATIONAL POLITICS
ADVOCATES ENDING OF RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN THE
SOUTHERN STATES AS PRINCIPLE OF
PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT. . ; "'
New York, Aug. 3. In a letter writ-1 personal knowledge, this is now being
wiling to nrtmit that the Kryl orches
tra! l;i;ul had brought forth sympho
nies ttiat hnd rarely if ever been equal- 1
ed. No dny in riymo'r'h was like yes
terday! No art of symphony from ,
horn and fife and drum, and tolling
dental work done in Rock Island Mon-, editor of Uncle Remus' magazine and
j day. I a son Gf the late Joel Chandler Harris.
' I Coicnel Roosevelt expresses his views
not in ins line. j on the position of the negro in na-
(Stark County News.) tional politics and the representation
One of our most popular young la-, of negro delegates in the convention of
bell arid t. e'tly-hreathin lute, and or- ; dies yesterday went into a drug store ' the progressive party in Chicago. In
chest ral chorus and grand diapason for a bath t-ponge. In asking for it, part. Colonel Roosevelt writes:
had nent its soul-like musk- to the she made the ludicrous mistake of re-j "in pursuance of our conversation, I
.ks! No dreamer's dream was ever ; questing the clerk to give her a sponge j write you this U tter. There is a pe
fuller realized; no aw rketilng was ever bath. The clerk swooned, and his re- ouliar fitness in writing to the son of
mo-e resplendent! Here art and genl-, covery is doubtful. In order to get this ( the man whose work made ail Ameri
11s. lieau'y and ':il. spirt and penlmo- , iiu in, wc promised to mention no , cans his debtors. His life and his work
fly pai l their tiibvte to the skill of name-. ! tended to bring his fellow country iuen,
man. Plymouth answered back with ' j north and south, into closer relations
its wave offering of appreciation: en- " mo as he was told. I (;r good will and understanding; and
core and encore followed. Again the ( I .aeon Journal.) j rureiy it should be needless to say that
rising melodies, i ke the harmonies of Several years ago a very pretty the author of Tnele Remus' and of
heaven, passed over the audience in young woman filled the position of 'Free Joe and the Rest of the Woild'
bin nrmiul wave, to be ana rd by s teiiogi cpher in the circuit court in Kit a d c p ai.d nn 1 kindly Interest in
tiie c!ii it of henrf and the waving of' I.bcoi; while Judge (lieen was presid- the welfare of tf iiei.ro.
white handkerchief. This was P!v- ' ii'g. One rlav a young man from To- 1 "Mativ letters dealing with the sub-
nio'.i.h'H tribute in answer back to the.luea. who had never tei-tiried before, 1 jec.t of wl.irh you spoke to me hpvejorn states i:i question a party based
sweet c.-nleiii-es of horn and limp and was called before the court as a wit- been scut to uf -within the ;:i!-t few ! on tli liei.-ry that the pyramid will,
bite 'n the mafW hands of the niusi-: ness it a rert;mi case. He was scm-' ci.v?. Those written nv men living iu I unsupported, ttand permanently on its
what fluhira'ed over the attention that , the nor!'.! usually ask me to inibt that I apex instead of on its base. For 4.".
done, and from some or all of these
states colored delegates will be sent
to the national progressive convention
"In the republican and national con
ventions the colored members have
been almost exclusively from the
south, and the great majority of them
have been men of such character that
their political activities were mostly
a source of harm, and of very grave
harm ,to their own race. We, on the
contrary, are hoping to see in the na
tional progressive convention colored
delegates from the very places where
we expect to develop our greatest
strength, and we hope to see these
men of such character that their ac
tivities shall be of benefit not only to
the people at large, but especially to
tiicir own race.
"Fcr 45 years the republican party
has striven to build up in the soutb-
MI)K 1'KPKF.ITI.V IM.4IV
'f'harles Ci'y, Iowa. Press.)
In defiance to Senator .loneh Dixoti.
oli'tu 1 I!( OBevelt H campaign manager.
t i.:t the re tall he no stand. ng on the
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of their service with Deere & Go. or its subsidiaries" is 23 years.
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The Rookery 14 Wall Street, New York
CHICAGO The Rookery 36 Pearl Street
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was hcliiK pit itl him and muuii.l--?! h'.s
words so th: t flip young woman stivi
I'rraphr nouid not hear thern distinct
ly He was toid to rpcak dlnr'ncfly
fr.d t'irn toward the Btenof?rap!iT.
"Sl.ak to 'hp stetK)pri.pher," sjil
! ric by third party men of the stater. Jik!-. Given. At that the you: '.. man
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
i From The Argu Files of HsT.i
July A loud and prolonged wail
of coiiipkiitit comes from the rti
ilents ulniis the river bank in th"
i ihhorhood of Thirteenth street.
S"cral rafiH h-w e been tied up alor?
tot a resorts. Pressing ijubiht in
liock Island prevented his takin' his
contemplated trip arjuud the greai
i he Central Cities we nt to I H eli
port cRterday and itfeated the Dav-
we pet front the south
patFs t'J 'h' national i r :Kres:iive con
venticn. Those -.viiuen hy citizens of
ih - ou:'a :k i hat !.! lare thai the
new party .shall be a while man's par
ty. 1 am not to a-re to either
"In ijiis country we cannot ptrma
i.ently Muceeti except upoa the basis
of tt eating '.atli man on his worth at
;i roan. We riii fulfill our h'gh mis
o:i a:n;ng the nations of the earth,
we e?.. i'o las'iup good to ourselves
ri d ti ai! mankiijij, 'u.ly if we so act
that tiit humbl-.'s! amor. us. so lout;
colored deie- j years the republican party has endeav
ored in these states to build up a par
ty in which thj negro should be dom
ir;f a party consisting ali:io:.t exclu
lively ol' negroes. Those who took the
lead in this experiment, were actuated
by hih motives, and no one should
now blame them because of what, with
the knowledge they then had and un
der the then existing circumstances,
they strove to do. Rut in actual prac
tice the result has been lamentable
fr'.m ev. ry h; hvIih;::;''. It lias been
1 j.rc.i ;i tive of evil io the colored men
themselves; it has beu productive
! enly of evil to the white men of the
The Proof Is in Rock Island, Almost at
The public statement of a Hock Is
land citizen is iu itself strong proof
for Rock Island people, but confirma
tion strengthens the evidence.
Here is a liock Island citizen who
testified years ago that Doan's Kidney
Tills relieved weak kidneys and now
states the result was permanent. Can
any sufferer from kidney ills ask bet
ter proof? You can Investigate. The
case Is right at home
Mrs. Mary Pracher, 214 Thirtpenl
tlon, representing nothing but their
own greed for money or office, the ma
jority was overwhelmingly anti-progressive.
Seven-eighths of the color
ed men from these rotten borough dis
tricts upheld by1 their votes the fraud
ulent actions of the men who in that
convention defied and betrayed the
will of the mass of the plain people of
"It would be not merely foolish, but
criminal, to disregard the teachings of
such a lesson. The disruption and de
struction of the republican party, and
the fact that it has been rendered abso
lutely impotent as an instrument for i street. Hock Island, 111. ays: "1
anything but mischief in the country at glad to confirm the testimonial I gave
i larf.e, has been brought about in large i in 1910 recommending Ttoan's Kidney
; part by the effort to pretend that in ; Pills. They are a safo and Tollable
LOTS ON 20th ST.
lore there, and they catch ali euport lirow ns by the follow ing score:
ti' oiTal float down the river. Al
icidy several dead dogs are poison
leg the atmosphere, and to say thf
bust, the smell is hecoming quite of
f'tisie. Where is thfl health coin
r.issior.er? The Moline Dispatch has blossomed
Into an eight column folio since fate
rertook the Republican and Chimes.
It has also gobbled the circulation Thomas
i f its former contemporaries, and its
jro;"ietors are tryit.n to Rive Mohue August 3.
Davenport 0 0 0 U 3
Central Cities .3 2
as he behaves in straight aLd decent
t.'hion. has guaranteed to him under s0'h: and it has worked the gravest
law h- r;!t to life ,to liberty, t i injury to, cud fino'tly the disruption
prcte;iion from injustice, his right to ' 6RQ destriK tion of, the great republican
enjoy the fruits of his own honest la- Party itself.
U 3 0 2 1 1 7 nor. and his riant to the pursuit of! ineie nas in tne past been much
1 7 5 0 6 1 126 happiness in his own way. so long as ' vnality in republican national con-
he does not trespass on the rights cf j venriens. in whic h there was an active
August 2 The heat was cf such others. For us to oppress any class c;f : cnu'ett for the nomination for presi
force today that it expanded the rails our feilow citizens is not only wrong ' ent- tor the moat part among
cf the liock Island & Milan stree t to others, but harmful to ourselves. I !l"e negro delegates from these south
railway near Fourth avenue, mak- i Surely no man can quarrel with those rrtl Ktafps. Finally, in the convention
ir.g the track very uneven iu places. ' pr.nciples. j at Chicago last June, the break-up of
The thermometer registered 106 at "I believe that the progressive move-! !lie republican party wo3 forced by
at 2 o'clock this afternoon. ; inent should be made from the begin-' ,nose' rotten boioi gh delegates from
r.ing in the interest of an honest in- i tne south. In th- prima! y states of
j the southern states a sham is a fact,
by the insistence upon treating the
remedy for anyone to use. I had dizzy I
and nervous epells and my back and
t ghost party in the southern states as ! head ached. At night 1 was languid
a real paity. by refusing to face the ana in me morning l kmc miseraoie.
-Jonas Bear and family ; custrlous, law-abidinir colored man .,lle nontl tDe colored men in most
They are deserving have returned from their trip to Wi-;just as it is in the interest of every i P'aces voted substantially as their
, nona and other northern points. I honest, industrious, law-abiding white wnite neighbors voted. But in the
It has been suggested that a bottle j man. I further believe that the surest southern states, where there was no
factory would flourish in Rock Is- j way to render the movement impotent , real republican party, and where col
land. There is an unusually good : t,, ucip either the white man or th? of'd men. or w hites selected purely by
market for the bottles here, taking ! colored man in those regions of the ro!cred m"n- wele Btnt t0 tne conven
ing consideration Carse & Ohlweiler s j south where the colored man is most '
urn hiiu uiuer bources irora wnicn nnmernna trn-Hrt h tn w -r,o.
, ..w wV .rf J w . J (it
n good paper,
July n.--The rity "dads" meet in
tegular monthly Fpssion Monday even
It. g Tf is the intention to issue an
Invitation to the President and Mrs.
Cleveland to visit us on their west-
r i-n trip, and the Business Men s asso demand would come. The project, if the CQtirs- that has been followed by i fiStMlil
elation will do likewise. , It may assume such a shape, would ;tfce rf.publlcan party in those districts!
i very certainly be successful
August 1. rr. G. M. Babcrck re- A new sir. arrived today at the
turned on the Mary Morton Sunday : home of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Cloudis.
corning from his trip to the Minne-lHo has been christened Robert.
Easiest riding motorcycle on the market. Has three
point suspension frame. You can't appreciate a
motorcycle until you ride a Merkel. Come in and
look it over.
Smoke House Cigar Store
Dunsmore & O'Connell ,Eock Island agent.
Telephone west 1080. 2000 Fourth Ave.
tor eo many years, or to endeavor in '
the states in question to build up ai
progressive party by the same methods
which in those states have resulted in
making the republican party worse
"In the south the democratic ma
chine has sought to keep itself para
mount by encouraging the hatred cf
the white man for the black; the re
publican machine has sought to perpet
l uate itself by stirring up the black
'man against the white; and surely the
jtime has come when we should under
stand the mischief in both courses, and
I should abandon both. I believe that
; wherever the racial issue is permitted
1 to become dominant in our politics, it
i always works bai-ii to both races, but
! immeasurably most harm to the weak
ler race. 1 believe that in this move
ment we will do only damage if we
either abandon our Ideals on the one
jhand. or on the other, fall resolutely
I to look facts in the face, however un
pleasant these facts may be.
"In many of the states of the union
where there is a considerable colored
population we are able in very fact and '
! at the present moment to bring the i
best colored men into the movement on !
the same terms as the white man. In
; Rhode Island and Maryland, in New
j York and Indiana, in Ohio and Iili
'nois. in New Jersey and Pennsylvania,
! sre such intimate relations that no
one can be expected to be well
acquainted with success who does
net keep good bold on health.
Mutt serious sicknesses start in
minor troubles of the digestive
organs. Thousands know by
actual experience that health and
strength and therefore success-
By Use ol
Beeeham's Pills in time, and be
fore minor troubles become deep
seated and lasting. This famous
family remedy will clear your sys
t;m, regulate your bowels, stimu
late your bver, tone yoar stomach.
Then your food will properly
nourish you and enrich your blood
You will be healthy enough to
resist disease itron enough to
take due advantage of oppor
tunity after taking, as needed,
truth, which is that under existing con-
ditions there is not and cannot be in
the southern states a party based pri
marily upon the negro vote and under ;
negro leadership or the leadership of!
white men who derive their power Bole
ly from negroes. With these 45 years
of failure of this policy in the south
before our eyes, and with catastrophe
thereby caused to a great national par
ty not yet 6ix weeks distant from us,
it would be Criminal for the progres
sives to repeat the course of action re
sponsible for such disaster, such fail
ure, such catastrophe.
"It would be much worse than use
less to try to build up the progressive
party in these southern states where
there Is no real republican party, by
appealing to the negroes or to the men
who in the past have derived their
sole standing from leading and ma
nipulating the negroes.
"I earnestly believe that by appeal
ing to the best white men in the
south, the men cf justice and of vision
S3 well as of strength and leadership,
and by frankly putting the movement
in their hands from the ouset, we shail
create a situation by which the colored
men of the south will ultimately get
Justice as it is not possible for them
to get Justice if we are to continue and
perpetuate the present conditions.
The men to whom we appeal are the
men who have stocd for securing the
colored man in his rights before the
: law. and they can do for him what
neither the northern white man nor
the colored men themselves can do.
Our only wise course from the stand
point cf the colored man himself is to
follow the course that we are follow
ing toward him in the north and to
follow the course we are following to
ward him in the south."
to speak only of states of w fcich I have
Said TwW kbsM
Trains Nos. 1 and 2. west-bound
passengers on the Rock Island out of
Chicago, were delayed nearly three
hours yesterday afternoon as a result
of another freight wreck on the Rock
Island near Tiskilwa. 111. Two freight
cars went into the ditch at the above
J mentioned place. The passengers were
i delayed w hile the wreckage was being
I cleared away.
After stooping I could hardly straight
en. I kept getting worse until I be-1
gan using Doan's Kidney Bills. They
made me feel better right away and
I continued taking them until I was
For sale by all dealers. Bricn 50
cents. Foster-Milbui n company, Buf
falo, New York, fcolo agents for the
Remember tho name - Doan's and
take no other.
For Sa'e by
EDWARD H. KRELL
KF.AL IJSTATH & IVSl KAXCE
I'hoiif West 1708.
f12 Best Bail. line.
Create a Reserve While You Can.
Don't waste your money. Eesolve to set aside part of
your income every week and deposit it in a savings as
count. iou will find that rou can get along all right on the bai.
zn. ni(? tben you will be so much to the good.
At the end cf the year you won't know the difference as
far as the comfort and pleasure you have had is concern
ed, but you will see the difference in the matter of your
Build up a fund for the future.
Four per cent allowed on savings accounts.
4 INTEREST ON SAVINGS
STATE BANK 0, ROCK ' ISLAND
Second Avenue and Seventeenth Street.
Capital $200,000X0 Surplus $100,000.00
PHIL MITCHELL, President.
I. 8. WHITE, Vice President.
K. T. ANDERSON, Cashier
CHANNON, Assistant Cashier.
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