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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1912.
LABOR'S LINE IS
IN THIS CAMPAIGN! -
Congressmen Wilson and Pep
per and Others Speak at
TAVENNER GIVEN PRAISE
While Judge Searle I Put Down
Prize Straddler of All
The straddling altitude of Charles J.
Searle, republican candidate for con
grcgg, was emphasized ia fpeeches by
ConKressman Wilson of Pennsylvania,
ar.d Pepper of Iowa, at the Moline !
th'atre Saturday night. The two con
cre; iimn, tosether with Clyde H. Tav
enner. democratic candidate for con
press in this district. B. D. Dyas. sec
retary of the Arsenal F-deraMon, and
Kloyd E. Thompson, d"mocratic candi
date for state's attorney, spoke at the
ra.ly. v. hirb was attended by upwards
of men and women.
The Moline rally was the first one
l'ld in 'hat city by the democrats
ti i: !rj; ih" jires nt campaign, and if
the enthusiasm of those who attended
if an indlca'ion of democratic strength
tiier'-. the party leaders say they will
have no difficulty in scoring a big
vb.-ory next month, Judge Andrew
O mm presided at the mee ting, and In
'.roduced the spt users.
Congi-' s-man Wilhon. who is chair
man of tiie committee on labor In the
I'ni'eil s-n'' u hn e of representatives,
it i at cl iln- ch.ef addriss of the evening,
and :-vote1 the major portion of his
n t :i ,1 i u,. . i uiriii rf Inn Tai'tnr '
t; .-''in of shop management, and of
labor laws enacted by the last con
IM'ks. Mary of Ui arsenal employes
Mrc in the audi' tiie, several of them
mm 'ii? troin iucnpon. at; well as
Hoi!: inland, and till were intensely
IrS'ThUd In Mr. WiUnti's review of
I he Mrhi w biih resulted in the over-
Hiiov if tbe wur department's Ilan to j
Ul,"u,:um r.ie,,, ,u Mi;from tne convention that some on"
I hostile to our side had shortly preced
OtH'I.IMKM' 'I I'.NM'.H.
iirth Mr v. ilsin und Mr. Pepper
M'ke mi jJowini; terms of .Mr. Taven-jwith
ii' r. lb.- dentin ru; .f candidate for
Kr'ri tro:u this district. They told
of ;h" work be did In Washington in
( xiorlnn 'lie s-yf'ein. and accorded to
IiImi a lare hbaie of the credit for
i'- uir.K the publie against the instal
lation of the system. It was this re
'.iecilon of public sentiment in con-
i-rers. Mr. llsoo said, which finally support of the present administration.
I:,iplit about tiie defeat of the warjandof the war depart menu We went
e liir'ni'M s p!ann. Iiiitb speakers there to oppose the installation of the
v. re ln.t'l peered when they told Taylor system, and we went lo offl
of Taw-liner's work at Washington, as cials high and low. We interviewed
uay Mi. Tnvenner bnisef during and congressmen and senators, heads of
at the conclusion of a short address he - the various departments In the war de
tii:de in his own behaif. 'panment. and officials at the White
('ot!giessiiian I'eppir erged his hear- J 'house and in the cabinet, and I want
ets to lay aside partisan politics and ! to ray r.ow. and to have It recorded.
ro vote fur f be be; t man.
ve are an iri for a solution led to a h'll of beans If Clyde H. Tav
d the problem of bow to live com-lemur had not got In with us, and
fortal ly." he said, "and in that st rug- pushed oi-r cause to the front. He
tie we are neither democrats nor re-! made them listen to us. and after we
publicans, but fellow citizen of a great
inuntiy. In this ea'iipaln vital Issues
lire at stake, and we know by the rvc
f rd of the democratic party in the last
s iisl-ni nf
c t.Kreas that it is better !
Milan. i. i To give us relief from the
urongv we biar. We should treut
parties us wt. neat men. If one man
irmct. himself a falsifier and uude
pendable; if be breaks .his word to
us. e lose confidence in him. und for
that reason we should no longer ha
.. m.u. ii. e in me repuni.can party, be-1
cu ise ibat party went into the last
.an.PH.;;n on tne pi,nise that the
111 ""'" wouij ne cut. instead of
ni'tiig cut they re raised.
n tvixi. hiiih ini:
"Fn m all reports I tan get from , monc poly and the people, and I will
for the . upport of both factions of ! guarantee he will find it as difficult t
the republican party. Nominated as. obtain votes among the arsenal em
a tegular republican, it Is known that j ployes as he did to find a dollar in his
he has arked the support of the moos- : pocket when we appealed to the public
eis. If elei t, tu congress, which fnc- for funds to send a committee of our
tiin would l e alk'ii himself with? ! men to Washington."
ou.,l he give bin voice and his vote
to the r giilar u bo n
1 reposition. It looks as If a man
,Vi . represent a great people ln
he ball, of confess shoe.d be willing
to Ull these people. In advance. J.t
where he s'snds on uerlons of legi-
.ilinn 11 .1,t . .. .1
lie is for Olid uh.il he Is H-ralnat- hit
ill follow in the event of
Ms demon in fact, if there is one
tli'tio n i.ti:;.1 itn I.-.. t . .
"', " ' " D
'- ,u au'ui ii is me matter!
ji ... posiuon on ai. public questions.
tyf.M I iu k n-nuiNTCHV.
"And yet hre is a man who refuses
o make any stutement on that mat-
rr. It looks to me that this la ahmif
he man imnnnnNid . n i v.,.
woud tie flv off win. the ;,, I u " utolt?u history of American politics when the I take. The democrats do not wish to
. h a-'' " : p on ll king eve Ho. f 7 T V,l i"lW d"CU88lon f I -omen have taken so much invest in i injure , single legitimate industry. No
lev u r. X.' 7 are ones '1 T T"";, "d l ' 'he ' c,tonB a8 thiS ear' The-V 8re D1an "tsi(1e of an inEane a8-vIum WOU,d
i .'us I.V tv oul everywhere and conse-! want to do that, and I can assure you
have a mM to Vr. w I, . 1 gainst the introduction of ths quently it is anticipated that a large that business men who are conducting
pr Mer i u ,t ! ".'"IT1' f ' nU,nbr Wi" lmPrVe ,hC oPP"n"-ia" bu.ne have nothing to
should refuse t re'l where l,J Zll. ' branched off at times In a d'.scus- ; lo hear both Colonel Lewis and I fear from the democratic program as
" . , ? ' s,and sion of stricUy democratic issues, and Speaker Clark lit will affect the tariff"
An a rtra ght out and out business i .iR m,,h.i,-d , th- ! . will affect the tariff.
rffrcn'ory I ever hf.M of a ri'i. nrederf hv . -.m.i t,.-h
ln:n lall;i, tn . , . , .
pi-opie ot wnom ne
is, .urport that it is none of their
Ji hinesK nhere he at.no.
."Well, if we are In doubt about
earle. there need be no doubt about
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. . . .... u anow wnere the
roung man stands, and if any of you
kavo any doubts all you have to do is
U aak tlm. He will draw a bine print
or you In order to make it absolutely
(lain as to his attitude.
"I know Tavenner frcm his work at
W ashington. I know that hie heart
fetats in symnathr with the n-ni.
knd I can aasr -ou from positive,
THIS IS THE TICKET
TO VOTE FOR
Prratdeal WOOD ROW WILIOK
Far Vtra PraMat THOMAJ H.
! MARSHALL, of lootOM.
For Govrraar EDWARD F. DCNXE.
For Untnul Gwof-BiIuUT
For SeCTatary of State HARM
For State Aoaltor JAMK1 J. BRADT.
For Stat Treaaarwr WILLIAM
For Attorarr Gearral P. J. LUCKY.
For CoaTeoaBM-a-Laro WTA-
LIAM EZRA WILLIAMS, LAWREXCB
For I altvd States Scaaior JAXE1
For (oagrraamaa CLYDE H. TA.V
EWF.H. For Hrnkrr of ta Stat Board of
For Mrmltrr of the Legtalataje , E. L.
For rimtlt Clerk GCSTATB
For Recorder B. F. SOMMERSOTT.
For Slate's Attormer FLOYD E.
For Coroner .DR. R. C. J. MEYER.
For Sunryor C. C. Ill BB ART.
For Pronate Clerk FRANK CTJS-
first-hand knowledge that If he is elect
ed from this district he will ever re
main true to his trust, and that be will
faithfully carry out every promise he
Mr. Dyas spoke as follows:
'"A little less than two years ago I
had the honor of Interviewing Presi
dent Taft. I was one of a committee
of three w ho obtained an audience to I
make an appeal in behalf of labor. I
will have to admit that one's first im- :
pression of the president is favorable.
He Is an optimist, with a hearty, genu-1
Ine laugh, and yon like him.
"But the conference had proceeded
a few moments when we realized
ed us. so as to nullify the effect of our
, tale of woe and w left his presence
the firm conviction that he is a
cou-'great, big Mlow, bounded on the
north, east, south and west by a group
of parasites who have the faculty of
making him do pretty nearly as they
TO IIF.CK T4VI.OH MSI KM.
"We went to Washington to try to
frustrate a scheme that bad the moral
bat our efforts would not have amount- ,
once got a hearing, the rest was not
"He was the force, through the in-
strumentality of his newspapers, hav-
ing access to 2.H00 newspapers through-!
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out the I'nited States, bv granting the
public an oppcrtunlty to hear our sld.?
of the question; by arousing the inter-:
est of every employe in the arsenals '
and navv yards of the countrv. he was
the force, that gave us whatever sue
; cess we had at Washington.
"1 do not like to bring personalities
i in th's campaisn. hut Mr. Tavenner's
opponent. Mr. Searle. is
and prosperity to him means
j prosperity to the interests he repre
; sen Is. You can't serve two masters.
I.AROH HTVATIO- IN COX.HF.S
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r.eccssllv of luuiilinp a man tn Wiah.
' I.AROH SITVATIOX IX COX.KF.S.
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.ington who is willing to tell the people r the latter candidate for coneress- L-J , . , 1,,"'.PBU' ue,"ulr,,lll
just where he stands on public que- j Ztv at large 1X0 X S1"1 ff I I Htty'
' tions. He gave high praise to Mr T.v-! ,0 Rocl I stand and for evening H?
ner for The part he played in the!,ee,in i.t.r th. r... i "ned " policy, wd told the wot
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ngnt against the Tavior system, and
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lifi,.- he rave to that neht t 1. i.T.t.
I ftil a heti-.er th .rnit mn -id
have won out.
"The Taylor system embodies a lot
, of things that are scientific and a lot
'of others that are far from scienUflc,"
1 h said. "You can employ a stoo -
j watch to record the amount of time a
man exnenda en a certain rl nf
' k. . ..-.i
i no stop-", atcn can measure, juts men -
ta labor is Just as requisite to the
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i v.. n v., ur jit. ivi iut-u mr inum t -
physical expenditure of energy. The j 8rpss- nd said that more had been
Taylor svstem treats men e.actlv ..'accomplished in the last session under
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ti y re macntnes. ana aoes
give them credit for having the Ci-ulty
of thinking. It is a system that is
grossly unfair to the men in the" shops,
and it waa of great importance to th
men, not only in the arsenal here, but
in machine staops all over the country,
to have the plan to install the system
If that rstein had ever ob-
talned tne aancUon of the government,
i i p
II ' , 'A ,
! WW':' 'if Wk.
CLARK AND LEWIS
SURE TO DRAW
. . . ! in the hall intended to do their part
Coming of Speaker and Sena-1 toward l!iat rn(J
torial Candidate Is Subject I Mr. Tavenner made only a short ad
Of General Interest. ! dress- explaining that because of the
; presence of Mr. Wilson and Mr. Pep-
' per he would not impose on the time
The first big event in the democratic : ct ,ue aU(iience.
campaign in Hock Island county villi rKKi! speaks forcibly.
be the coming of Speaker Champ "I was opposed to the introduction
Clark of the national house ot reprc- j of the Taylor system," he said, "be
K,n.at,u nH r-ninnei Jam H;imii-1 cause I felt that it would work a grave
ton Lewis to Rock Island one wi .ek j
frnm Inrtav Mnndav Oft 14 It will
be an afternoon and evening occasion, j
Sneaker Clark and Colonel Lewis
speaking at both Mcnmouth and Rock i
Island that dav. The Illinois theatre
has been engaged for both afternoon
and evening and a band will partici -
pate in the great rallv. In the after -
noon ( olone. Lewis, who will he ac -
nmr.anied hv P .1 I.neev demr.fr:. ! ie
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candidate for attorney general of Illi-
nois. will speak at the theatre at 2
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'n the afternoon and then go to lion-
mouth for the evening address.
o.. ...im ...ii, . .
njjraiit i v i At iv v a j i lain tx i .inni-
mouth in the afternoon and then come
to Hock !sland for the evening ad-
; uress at the Illinois theatre, it is
' unnecessary to say that the appear
iance of two such distinguished men
of the nation and state will draw an
' immense crowd to Rock Island. Of
. course Champ Clark will pack the
j house in the evening and then some,
While Colonel Iwis is speaking to
; crow ded houses all over the state.
;A feature which is marking his after
; noon meetings is the presence of la-
'dies and it is expected Rock Island
I will be no exception to the rule, es-
i pecially as the county committee and
Wilson club have decided to send a
special invitation to them.
mere never has been a time in the
i hi: wirurui luuii.anuiiO ai r
--. Judge Dunne and Iawrence B. String-
!ht would have been Installed in shops
! throughout the country.
I Tkn e. u -.-l j ,
1 urr " -.urauim maae it. piatn
,l ,ne eommuiee nearings at wasning-1
lon' na Iney D4V maG? " pIaln ben-l
j erir and wherever there has been a
! discussion of the Taylor system, that
! they are DOt PP8ed to efficiency."
Mr- Wilson then went into details of
i the Taylor system, showine the wis-
dom of the committee's action in re-
1 teff tn tw tho til on tr i n..ni,n I, in -.
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jwnment shops. He also traced the de-
velooment of labor letrislation in con-
ty tiro-tin- if the mmmtt -
j" """,." ,r" 7' ,W
J" aD in
I yeara previous
j pi.kogf.s are kept.
i "For the first time in history
said, -the successful political
faithfully kept its pledge
-trorr nmm ! a a
that waa made before leection. We j
i passed many laws at the last session
of congress which will be sure to have
a far-reachins effect, and which will
be sure to do labor a vast amount of
j Mr. Wilsou closed with a stirring ap
peal to the voters to send Mr. Tavenner
j to congress, and from the applause
I with which this was greeted it was
; apparent that those voters who were
Injustice to the men
in the arsenal
.lust as soon as I had studied
question I realized that it content-
Dlalea lne maKIK "vl r 01 ,ue lulu
so mauv machines. I saw that it made
ino provision for the older men. and
! ,nat l as B00n 38 a workman began
to !;!mv "P- 'cause of age. the system
. contemplated that he should he cast
' in, a s, raP neaP. exactly the same as
a WOin-OUt machine.
'It was a real uleasure to me to be
: of service to the arsenal men. andK. wnen tne Cook county speaking
. .. .i,,.,v. i ,.it i , camnaien onens. he will have heen
u7 . nl clr....-u
; . .u i i i. 1 l n
I1""' '" w'eis m dinmm uc,i
and in all mher shnns and factories of i
f - J - ;
the district, may rest assured that I
will alwavs use mv nen to the best of!
my ability to obtain right and Justice
'Mr. Tavenner made' brief mention
of the tariff system, and gave an apt
illustration of how the tariff enables
those v. ho have monopolies to charge)
excessive rates for their products
promised, if elected, to work with Gov
ernor Wilson to cut the high tariff
"There is a general misconception
'of what democrats purpose to do with
i the tariff." he said. "Some folks think
; that Just as soon as the democrats get
into power they will cut and slash into
the tariff right and left, without regard
to the consequences. This is a mis-
THOMPSON IS HEARD.
Floyd E. Thompson, democratic can-
' IA nfll'M Dim ll.nl n n ... . . . - An .
! done to all In the event of his election.
He offered as proof of his friendliness
10 labor the fact that he employed
' iinriP hilt lirtfnn IdKap In hfa rrint(nrr
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No More Candidates.
There will be no county bull moose
ticket in the field In November, nor
will there be any more candidates than
i bave already been announced. Satur
daT ""as the last day for filing peti-
fJ tions for getting on the official ballot
: , -7
J Bnd a9 no Petitions were filed it indi-
i ca,eB tnat lnere be no mere can-
iT.o-o-.aco - Kii ...-
wc. .u o uou tnujCLl lu
' crouP 18 a sure indication of the ap -
Sproach of the disease. If Chamber -
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iaid s i ouga itemeay is given at ones
or even after the croupy cough has
r. j appeared, it will prevent the attack.
j contains no poison. Sold by all drug
to i gists. (Advertisement)
All the news all the time
DUNNE IS TO BE
AT CAPITAL RALLY
Democratic Gubernatorial Nom
inee Arranges to Meet All
(Special to The Argus.)
Springfield. 111.. Oct. 7. Edward F.
Dunne, democratic nominee for gov
ernor, will be the central figure at a
democratic rally in Springfield next
week during the state fair.
The democratic state committee
have arranged for a suite of rooms at
the St. Nicholas hotel and Tuesday
and Wednesday, Oct. 8 and 9, Judge
Dunne, candidate on the state ticket
and other prominent democrats will
meet and confer with leaders from
practically every district in the state.
Judge Dunne already has visuea
and made addresses in 100 ot the 102
counties of Illinois and before Oct.
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in everv emintv at leant nna tfrrto and
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m some for three or four different
"What I wish to do next weet,
Judge Dunne, "Is to meet as many
democrats and other citizens of the
state who want honest and efficient
government as 1 possibly can. That is
why I am going to spend two days
in Springfield. Many persons, who
couiu noi conveniently coine io nica-
go are contemplating attending the
state fair. By being there Tuesday
and Wednesday we can have many in
valuable conferences that otherwise
would be missed.
"As I have said before, the only
danger the democratic party in con
fronted with this year is over-confidence.
We hope to correct this to a
large extent at the state fair and con
vince our w?orkers that they must
take every effort to get out a big vote
IN BRYAN'S HOME
Candidate Receives Great Ova
tion on His Arrival in
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 7. "Hello, Mr.
Brvan, hello Mr. Bryan
"Welcome, welcome, governor."
These words alone, and a cordial
handshake brought together here Sat
urday night for the first time since
the national canrpaign opened the
presidential nominee of the democrat-
ic party and the man who three times
" me same,
! norlv !
j private car virtually into the arms
(of Mr. Bryan, the din of the cheers
,iand cries of enthusiasm from thnua -
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.ana3 01 "roats. practically swallowed;
1 "P They brushed the;
tv-atf Intn Vlltlllir antnmnKI'aa ,! !.-!
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' a demonstration that was only the be-;
; ginning of a great reception, which l
- ! Governor Wood row Wilson said he
) never saw or imagined the like of.
Governor Wilson and Mr. Bryan
spoke together for the first time at a
banquet of the demociutic state com-
mittee. Cheers and enthusiasm were j
continuous, and Governor uson
thanked Mr. Bryan publicly for the
support he gave him at Baltimore,
and Bryan, in turn appealed to the
democracy "to be for Wilson twice
as much as they ever did for Bryan."
"I want to express." said Governor
Wilson, "on this the first opportunity
I have had since getting into Lincoln,
the very deep pleasure it gives me to
find myself beside Mr. Bryan. We
gentlemen are free to serve the peo
ple of the United States, and in my
opinion, it was Mr. Bryan that set us
free. I think no one can have follow
ed the course of events in that ex
traordinary convention at Baltimore
without sharing In that opinion."
Mr. Bryan was given an ovation
when he arose to speak.
"I'm proud of the leader we have
chosen," said Mr. Bryan. "I'm glad
he has 6hown that scholarship need
not be lonely. I'm glad he illustrates
as did Jefferson that the educated
tman may not be separated in sympa
thy from the man less educated.
his presence and in yours, I want to j thrown into the house of representa
exDress mv deen frra.f Imdn tn him for I tives will von vote for Taft or Roose-
j the masterly manner in which he has
led our friends in this campaign." i
Mr. Bryan added that election night, '
when the governor and Mrs. Wilson :
read the returns, there will be a man i
and wife out at Falrview (Mr. Bryan's
home) Just as happy and as rejoiced. 1
Ua nnl.. .... ,1 i 1 A V 1 I
tion of a fight begun IS years ago for
Immediately after the banquet Mr.
Bryan accompanied the governor to
the chief meeting of the evening at
the Auditorium, where an immense
crowd was packd Indoors as well as I
out. It was arranged to have the
governor address the overflow crowd
IS CHARGED AS
Attorney Charles J. Searle, republi
can candidate for congress, is charged
before the bar of public opinion with
being a flirt. He has been making
goo goo eyes at Miss Moose without
getting released from Miss Elephant, to
whom he is legally pledgci. "Charlie"
would like to keep right on flirting
with both charmers
tion, but Ted, the
progressive niooseisin, has declared
against such political bigamy, even
if his old friend Bill does trifia with
Mormoitlsnt to a certain extent.
Come on, Brother Searle. Make your
choice. Don't be trying to deceive
both these innocent young maids. It
is a mean trick, and besides, they're
on to you.
TRINITY MEN WILL
Trinity Men's club will begin its
fall and winter meetings tomorrow
evening at Trinity Parish house and
in view of the approaching general
elections, politics will hold down the
boards for the evening. Three speak
ers of local note have been secured
to discuss the respective question.
"Why I Support Wilson," "Why I Sup
port Taft," and "Why I Support Roose
velt." The usual supper will precede the
THE OIL IN A NUTMEG.
Pin Prick Doesn't Draw It Then
You've Got a Wooden Article.
The pure food expert nt a pure food
show in New York tool; up a nutmeg.
"Watch me Jab this pin into the nut
meg here and there," he said. "Do
you see how front each pin prick a
little oil exudes? Well, that is a proof
that the nutmeg Is good. When a plu
prick draws no oil from it It is a wood
en nutmeg, nothing more.
"The nutmeg tree of Asia is sevtuty
feet high. The fruit Is like a pear.
The flesh of the fruit Is like candled
citron, and its seeds, our nutmeg prop
er, are enveloped In a yellow rind that
is our mace.
"Nutmegs are dried for two months
in a moderate heat. They are then
sorted, and the small and broken ones
are thrown into the press for the pur
pose of extracting their oil. the essen
j Unl 0 of nntmeg ueing a very costly
article of commerce.
"The big, fine, choice nutmegs. If
tbey are now put on the market, are
all right; but, the oil being so costly,
there is a way of extracting it without
the use of the press. The fine, choice
nutmeg is steeped in hot water and
afterward- coated with lime. Then,
though all Its oil and nearly all its
flavor have departed, it looks O. K.
"It looks o. K.. but It Is a worth
less 'wooden nutmeg.' and If you grate
it ever anything you get no flavor,
while If you stick a pin in it no oil
Blond Getting Scarcer.
Scientists are tnkii.g n gloomy view
of the future of the blond. Not only
are fair people becoming fewer, but if
this is not a paradox they are al."o be
coming darker. The future promises
to bring us nothing more interesting
than the "whltey browns" of humanity.
To preserve our blonds is scientitleally
possible, but their continuance would
rucke an end to the progress of civillza
governor stepped from his ; ti0n am nenrlv all the condition
of modern life tend to encourage l.ru-
j nettes. Before many decades have
! .ca . v,,.- -m i . ii.. ,.,i
luc. c - u. .j. ..n.
rare examples of women who are di-
nnc-jy fair-London Lady's Pictorial.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has
become famous for its cures of cough.
colds, croup and lnnuenza. iry it
when In need. It contains no harm
ful substance and always gives prompt
relief. SoH by all druggists. (Ad-,
DESIRE TO KNOW
IN SUCH A CRISIS
Serious Question Being Put Up
to Judge C. J. Searle
Down the District.
SHOULD EMERGENCY ARISE
And Should He Be Elected to Choose
Between Taft and Roosevelt
Sp-rtl to The Argus.)
Monmouth. III., Oct. 7. "In tne
event of the election of a president is
velt for president?"
This Is the question that both pro-
gressives and republicans of Warren
county would like to have Charles J.
Searle, republican candidate for con-
gress in the Fourteenth congressional
Discussion over Searle's faclng-both-ways
attitude is growing among repub
licans, not only in Warren, but. in Han
cock, Henderson and McDonougb. coun-
; ties. Mr. Searle is the congressional
(candidate on the republican ticket.
and is attempting to carry water on
both shoulders. He refuses to say
whether, in the event the election of
a president is thrown In the house ot
representatives, be would vote for
Taft or for Roosevelt.
GETTING. I HOTTER.
Searle Is getting In hotter and hotter
water as the campaign progresses, as
both republicans and progressives are
becoming suspicious of him, and it
looks as if Clyde H. Tavenner, progres
sive democrat, may In the end win by,
a big margain.
When the progressive congreaalpRsl'
committee of the Fourteenth district
was about to nominate a progressive
for congrsaa, Seaiis appeared before
the committee and declared vehement
ly he was for Roosevelt and would so
Then he appeared before the Mo
Donough county republican committer
till after elec- at Macomb and made a speech declar
iiiglt prtesi ot inS that he had attended two national
republican conventions at which there
had been "walk-outs," and that those
who walked out were later on too glad
to return. He belittled the progressive
movement in other ways, and said the
only thing for the republicans to do
was to stand by their ticket and the
people would again place the republi
can party in power. He wound up by
declaring that he was for the repub
lican ticket front "top to bottom."
Both the Macomb Bystander and th
Macomb Journal so reported Searle's
speech, and there are no less than a
dozen prominent men in Macomb who "
attended the meeting who declare pos
itively Searle declared he was for tho
Taft ticket from "top to bottom."
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At the last meeting of the progres
sives of Warren county in Monmouth,
held a few days ago, these articles
More than one-half of the progres
sives of tho lower counties of the Four
teenth district declare they will not
support Searle, but will punish him for
falling to announce where he stands.
They say he has a perfect right to
stand for whatever thing he desires,
but that if he falls to say where he
stands, it is an evidence that he Is
either ashamed or afraid to make pub
lic his position. The republicans do
not seem to like Searle's uncertain at
titude any better than do the progres
sives. Searle is obviously in a tight
FORM A CLUB TO
A Tavenner booster campaign club
has been formed in Rock Island, with
headquarters at the Industrial ball,
where meetings are regularly held of
working men and others meet regu
larly to aid in the election to congress
of Clyde II. Tavenner, whose success
ful efforts In behalf of the laboring
men of three cities have counted In
so many ways at the national capital.
Tavenner Club Notice.
The Tavenner Booster club will hold
Its next meeting at the Industrial hall
Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at 8 p. m.
Everybody invited to attend.
The meetings are held on the second
floor. P. F. M KENAN, President.
Terms of anry.
There are terms of venery wbicb a
good sportsman will still observe lo
his speech. Thus he finds a "pack" or
a "covey" of grouse and like wis a
"covey" of partridges, but a "nld" of
pheasants, a "bevy" of iu:i!l. a "wisp"
or a "walk" of snipe nnd a "fnll" of
woodcock. Having found them h
"sirins" the grouse and the pheaa
ant.s. but "Hushes" the woodcock, snipe
and r,:irtrl,lKeH. Further, be will tell
you that grouse are "enn Helmed" and
pheasants "cliuckered." that iartrides
"JiW." quails "fdpe." woiiflcoeks are
"fallera" and snipe are "nt walk." f.
the bishop wns strictly correct who
spoke of "some who Jus themselves
like fi.-trtrldses into small coveya."
All run down? Ayer's Sarsaparilla
U a strong nerve tonic. No alcohoL
Sold for 60 years.
Ask Your Doctor.
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