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TH E ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1 91 2.
OF CHURCH CLUB
Trinity Men's Organization
Hears Three Leading Par
I flourished under the republican admin
! iFtration ai:d how through the tariff
'. they were gradually gaining control
of the country. He then drew com-'
i purisons fcetween the democratic plat-
! U rra and the republican end bull
moose propagandas. The democratic t
I 'an in to abolish the trusts and spe- j
rial interests. Taft's platform Is a mere j
jumble of words which convey no j
promise worthy of consideration, j
Roosevelt, now leader ol the hull j
moose, was elected In 1&04 on a plat- j
form which declared there were no
trusts. ' Now his platform declares ,
that the government should enter into J
: partnership with the trusts. If this '
DEMOCRACY P'an ifl followed, it will mean, said the
speaker, that the country will be run ;
J. K. Scctt Speaks for Republicans and
Frank G. Allen of Moline for
Half a hundred members of Trui-'
tty .Men's club heard an interesting
three-cornered discussion of present
inv politKH i:. in! uffcuori witn the
first of thi-ir meetings oi the year at
Trinity parish hoiine last evening- As
champion of the democ rutin, repub
lican anil binl moose parties respect-;
r.cly. S. It. Kenworthy. J. K. Scott
mid V. U. Allen, tin; latter of Moline, i
i poke. President J. V. I'.arrett of t he
c-1 ill. introduced Urm in the order
nnmed because of that lx ing the or-i
fler-of ape of the parti' s they repn-.
Klit. All of flie speakers received;
close attention and applau.se. ;
IK. KK OH I II 'o Tll.K.
The democratic champion, S. R.
Kenworthy. in atibweriug the question
"Why I Support Wiison." devoted
in arly un hour to u discussion of
t;.( tn. The kenote of his talk was
that there shall he cnual rights to all
i.nd fpeclal privileges for none. thiH
lieipn. h" siiid. M,c rock upon whi'h
tiit democratic party Is built. He trac
ed the growth of the party from its
foundation by 1 hotnas Jefferson and
"i r people's champions uti'l showed
how it had newr in 'Tie intervening
viyrs lot sight of its cardinal prin
cipl". I iie reprblican party on the
o-her hati'l jieeordinp to ilie speaker,
was founded to ta'or the interests and
tie of the methods employed Is the
tariff The part's aitu is to favor the
Iii'lus; iie tin.! its eiiwie..;. a teiiiiin to
that end has resulted in the trtifs.
Mr Kenworthy went on and told of
'.) c circumsinnecs Rurro'.inding the
making up of tie federal const ii lit ion
I'd i ailed that docimetit a compro
Tnlfe 1'ieanire tn'tcen the principals
cf democracy us set dnuti by Jefferson
aii'l the desires of t lie interests. De
mocracy deiiintnleii provisions curtailing
and preventing special privileged to
seme but the inn rests were so strong
hat tin- document was pruned of
these feat ut es and i;; silent. As new
r'.utes were admitted to he union they
lntileled their const it ill tons after the
federal i o'lsf'tutleii and as a result
rpcclal Interests have always flourish
ed fn Illinois in 1K7u, the people
1 i i i - I ;r'id amended the constitution
moera'ic ideas IWid
to iin orpol.Vc (I
iik n result Illinois Is much Ix.tier prn
t cteri frott' the ravishes of the in
terest than most of the state?
!!! I Hill l- THI VI S.
The speaker next took up ti e iiia- come to the front fcr prir.cipl
b; the trusts ins'ead of the trusts be
ing controlled by the government.
MR. S"OTT SPEECH.
J. K. Scott, speaking for the repub
lican party, followed Mr. Kenworthy
on the program. He chose to talk on
"Why Should I Not Support Taft."
tather than In the affirmative. He ex
tdained that he had been born and
raised a republican, had grown to I
manhood under republican adminis-i
tratiors for the most part and had
, seen the country grow and prosper '
jear by year. He pointed to the ac-i
. f omplishmer.ts of the party, recounted !
the grat men who had formed its 1
backbone and told how It had freed 1
the slaves of the south. He attacked,
'the democratic party as haviig a;
; principle ;hat might look well theoret-.
: ically hut would not wrk out in prac
tice and pointed to the panic of 1 Sft2
! as an example of w hat happened whn (
the reins of goverfment were turned
over to other than republicans.
He bi'terly attneked Roosevelt, ox-;
popent of the bull moose party and
' branded l.'in as a dangerous, ambi
tious man. Regarding Roosevelt's1
th'Hry of entering into partnership
wi'h Mie trvpts. Mr. Scott said it
would reniiit in the putting cf power
in the hands of the executive Fuflicirnt
'o allow him to become a dictator if
he so desired. In bold languase h"
s'ated thaf In his belief. Roosevelt has
th" inclination to be a dictator if he
can. Furthermore be stated that the
bull moose party was of traitorous
birth and a ooc rnan party which
should not receive serious considera-
KKWK fi. l. I T4I.K.
Frank ('. Alb n of Moline. exponent
o' the biili nioo!ie p:iry this lis
' rict, opened his till: by agreeing
with Mr. Set.tt iti evtry'hing the latter
hud s;Md about the democratic party.
1'e then attacked the republican par
ty and expos"d some of the inrer
workings of Taft's political machine,
in an nd"t'vor to show that it wj'.s
!ottn to the ore. He citd the ''Vm-
?ci' c t-nvent ion cf August and told of
various ins'ar.ics wh--.re the stri-igs
bad been pulli d 'o defraud Raoscvelt
and the w'll of the people. Taff and
his party, he clainud were tied up
with th-.' ii.l res's and should not be
returned to o. Ties'.
He then def-nJed the bull mo-jsr
j artv from the i' e .tion that it was
a otie-nia'! affair. He said it was
fi4tiidtl on a priti;-ip!" and that
Roosevelt was the one man in Amer
ica big enough and brave enough to
the purchasing agent, who will buy
whatever is called for in the requisi
tion through competitive bids. All
disbursements are made by check con
tinuously numbered and as has been
said setting forth the purpose for
which the money was paid. This in
cludes salaries ot all persons on the
The system of accounting .Is com
plete and exhaustive. Continuous
records are kept ot every transaction.
however, trifling. In the office. Mr.
Shuman and Mr. Grossman have com
plete charge and every record must j
bear their signed approval. All dis-;
hnrseme,itj for everv department are
cleared and handled through Mr. tvo,e' so -t '8 w'th the St. Louis Repub
Grossman's and Mr. Shuman's offices, j lie poll. Roth show Wilson still well
There are no sinecures at the Chi-j In 'he lead,
cago -headquarters. Everyone em- The following is the result of th?
ployed there Is busy from morning I straw vote being conducted by the
till night and many of them, from j St. Louis Republic:
sheer enthusiasm, work until far tato ! Total vote taken 2575
the night without extra compensa- For ilson 1415
!S STILL LEADING
IN THE PAPER POLL
Wilson Continues at Head in
Newspaper Straw Votes
(Special to The ArgtiO
New York, Oct. 9. As is true with
the Chicago Rec.ord-Herald"s straw
tion. There are no high salaries in Roosevelt
the Chicago headquarters. Many j Taft
heads of departments have made Ueba
large financial sacrifices in the In
terest of the cause, and are joyfully
working 15 add 16 hours a day every
day for nothing and paying their own
expenses into the bargain.
Taking inspiration from the heads
of departments, everyone from the
highest to the lowest in this head
quarters works with added enthusi
asm. There are about 150 men and
women and I wish every citizen of j Republicans
this country could pass through thej crats
rooms and see with what cheerful Socialists
Industry each pursues his or her ap
pointed task. I am sure nine out of
10 who saw; such an inspiring sight,
would be moved to vote for the man
who could inspire such devotion.
Republican changed to progres
Demorcats changed to progres
sives Socialists changed to progressives
.Vco. in S. '. WvrU
iff wall should bo lowered and cited
ihe manufacturing business in which'
he !s interested as an example of the
harm that the tariff works, lie
claims that, a reduction of tarilT will
benefit the industries of th country ,
more than the present tariff.
Business Principles in
THIS IS THE TICKET
TO VOTE FOR
changed to demo-
changed to detno-
BY JOHN FORDHAM.
liSpeeial Correspoadeiu-e ,,f The Argus.)
tee. Under him there Is a corps of
ITALIANS IN EAST
assistants and clerks numbering about
rv. ,. a tu
vii.v.iv, vtt. o. iiirr i.v,ww; rw.ortQ off am ntln or rt
national campaign is being run on bus- . j i . . i.
' ' 9 !go too deeply into the details of man-
iuess principles. j . . A , 4. .
S is a Statement Which at Once : rnllur flint ia reeoivet nnrt rtishlirspri
enges proof, particularly in view is accounted for with so many checks
of the disclosures brought out dur-; and counterchecks that concealment
;ng the past eek by the campaign j of the purposes for which it was spent
fund investigating committee of the i8 impossible.
I'nited States senate. The testimony I Let us say that a head of a de
bvfore that committee of Morgan, and ; partment desires $10 for the uses of
the others, showing that millions of his department. 'He must make out
dollars were contributed to and spent ! a requisition on a blank provided tor
by the republican campaign- mana-j the purpose, stating the purpose of
tcry of the trusts, showed how they 'lie expressed th" belief that the tar-
. Tavenner's Daily Bulletin
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igrcsRiveism is aiKith'T thing. No man
1 1 an he boili lit the same time.
I The trusts and ail other gre1 dy pi'iv
il' ge si ekt r.- have obtained .o'lt'el of
this country for :he reason that men
slip in ' a congress without ple'din.
themselves to the people in advance.
It isn't enough to know that a man is
holiest and upright. Nobody doubts
that Smile i.-s i'n ;it sort of a ir.au: but
things have come to such a pass, ai'.d
I privilege seekers have gained such a
'firm grip, that the only absolutely safe
'and sure way to break their hold is to
j send men to congress who are willing
to give a tint-footed, definite pledge, iu
j advance, as to just exactly where they
; We know positively and absoluteiy
that Tavei.iter. In the event of his elec
j tion. will worn against the prlvilege
I We can only gue as to what Judge
j Searle would do. as he refuses to tie
j clare himself in advance.
He micht line up with the Cannons,
jannd the Iial.ells and the Paynes, who
belong t the party which dominated
him. or be might align himself with the
i insurgents, w hose support he now
The privilege-seekers get their stran-
Ctyde H. Tavonner. 1 gle hold on the country by knowing,
... . . .. k in atlvance. what men they wanted in
With all due respect to the honestv '
and Integrity of Mr. Searlc. the stand-. Tho people will never win until tbey
j nt-liull inoosc c anndiilatc for congress, i know exactly what kind of men they
it is apparent that he is trying to be ' are sending to congress,
c Uvted without making any pledge in 1 Taver.ner is a certainty. Searle- is
advance. He was nominated as a ja guess.
standpatter an deverybodv knows that ! I-t's make It unanimous for Tav
he 8ecret!ly geeks the supiort of theienner.
progressives j DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL
. Stand patism is one thing and pro-1 COMMITTEE.
- f : ; : :, u '' x
New York. Oct. 9. The Garabaldi
republican organization of Atlantic
City, with L'60 members, has endorsed
Governor Wilbon for the presidency.
A. M. Ruffu, Jr., president of the
organization, states that t.-irs r,
first time in the historv of tlie club
that they have endorsed anyone for ?ers' was uot t a character to lm-.the requisition, the persoa to whom
the presidency who has not ieui j Press the American people with the : it is to be paid and the amount. The
retiulilic an cJea-i'.iness of national republican j head of the bureau then signs his
, 1 politics. .! name. The requisition then goes to
Sharon to Address Club. It was for the very purpose of prov-j Secretary Davies, usually with a leti-
K. . VI. Sharon of Pijenport has been ; ing a clean brti of health for the ! ter or a verbal statement for his
secured to address the meeting of the , democratic campaign committee that . signature. Should Mr. Davies be out
Wilson club to be be d Friday even-' at the very- outset of this campaign . or otherw ise engaged, the requisition
a system of accounting was installed ' must be signed by Irving Shuman,
iu democratic national headquarters j assistant secretary and office mana
that would enable anyone at a mo-' ger. From Mr. Shuman's office the
ment's notice to ascertain just what j requisition goes to E. M. Grossman,
amount of money was being spent, i assistant treasurer, who O. K.'s it
and for what purposes it ,was spent. and makes out a check which also
There is no well established business I sets out on its face the purposes for
office in this community in which af-i which it is drawn.
fairs are conducted with greater sys-' When a head of a bureau desires
tern or order than in the democratic to purchase supplies or printed mat
irg at the headquarters in the Rock j
Island house. ;
Evansville, Ind More than 2u0 pho- i
ographers are expected here to at- ,
tend the national convention of
the Keiituc ky-Indiana-IUinois Photng-
raphers' asso iation. which will remain '
in session for two days. ;
For President WOOUHOW WILSON
of New Jeraey.
For Tire President THOMAS IV.
UAHSHALL of Indiana.
For Governor EDWARD F. IU'NNK.
For Lleotennnt Governor UAH HAT
For Secretary of Stale HARRY
For State Auditor JAMES J. Bit ADV.
For State Treasurer WILLIAM
For Attorney General V. J, l-lt'EY.
For Congressmen-at-Large WIL
LIAM EZRA WILLIAMS, I.AWHKNCK
For t olled States Senator JAMES
For Congressman CLYDE II. TAV
ENNER. For Member of the State Board of
Equalisation JOHN DAY.
For Judge of the Circuit Court
Charles II. Marshall.
For Member of the Legislature E. I.
For Circuit Irrk GU STAVE
For Recorder B. F. SOMMERSON.
For State's' Attorney FLOYD E.
For Coroner DR. H. c. J. MEYER,
For Surveyor C. C. II I lift ART.
For Probate Clerk FRANK GUS-TAFbOIW.
Tailor shop and panitor
ium doing good business,
but must leave country to
serve in Greek war. In
quire 1928 Fourth avenue.
,ja..'jji ' headquarters ja New York and Chi
The Chicago headquarters
ter, the same process is pursued ex
cept that after the requisition has
in i been approved bv Secretary Davies
charge of Secretary Joseph K. Davies or Mr. Shuman, and Mr. Grossman.
; of the national democratic commit-! the requisition goes to G. F. Stone,
Democratic national headquarters
are daily in reoeipt of most encour
aging reports from a'l over the coun
try of democratic victory.
Men who wager on political elec
tions declare they cannot get auy
money placed on Wilson even at
l odds of from 3 to 4 to 1. The major
ity of the betting is being placed on
who will run second.
' BEST LAXATIVE
Thoroughly cleanses your liver
and bowels while you
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 iv held on the second
floor. P. F. ME EX AN, President.
news all the time The
No odds how bad your liver, stom
ach or bowels; how much your head
aches, how miserable and uncomfort
able you are from constipation, indi
gestion, biliousness and sluggish in
testines you always get Ihe desired
results with Cascarets and quickly,
too. ' .
Don't let your stomach, liver and
bowels make you miserable. Tako
Cascarets tonight; put an end to the
headache, biliourineHH, dizziness, ner
vousness, 6lck, sour, gassy stomach,
lackache and all other distress;
cleanse your inside organs of all the
bilo, gases and constipated matter)
j which is producing the misery.
A 10-cent box means health, happi
ness and a clear head for months. No
more days of gloom and distress If
you will take a Cascaret now and
then. All druggists sell Cascarets.
Don't forget the children their little
insides need a good, gentle cleansing,
too. (Ad vert isement ) .
You Can Get Some of
Send Your Work to a
Rock Island Laundry
SEARLE MUST ANSWER
iMo'..ne Sunday I'rrni. )
To Charles J. Searle, republican I
cur.d'date for congress:
It is evident to all who have studied
present political questions thai a
sharp issue is being drawn bet wee j '
the policies of William H. Tuft and j
Theodore Roosevelt, and It is certain '
that their views on paramount ivsurs
are entirely different, ar.d tiat If
either one is elected, he will adopt a
line of procedure in tovern uumtal
ous to know whether their congress
man would support the policies of
Taft or Roosevelt. In a meeting of
committeemen at Macinib, you openly
slated that your sympathy was wiiii
the Taft element, and at the same
time you beli'tkd the
movement. You have
lewspaper report to this effect, so'
i: is presnn-.sid that h is tru?. 1
In Moline. it is understood that
you have been oifered and have tc-i
cepted the endorsement of a certain j
A Fresh shipment will arrive
Thursday a. m. Telephone your
order in early Two phones,
progressive West 12 &nd gg
affairs ejtlrely different frcm that ! element of the progressive party. Th?
which would be fo'.lowed ty t!ie: voters would be very glad to know
oltor- i whether ycu are with Ttft or Rocse
In view of this fact, the voters ofjvelt. and where policies you eipect
me rour.eetiUi diatrxt arc very iinii- to support la txcut of your eiectsour.
515 17th St.
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Years of Success
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