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  • 1920
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on February 21st, 1920, "Agent #106" gives an account of the Triple Alliance meeting at the Hippodrome, with over 3,000 people in attendance. The speakers' list includes E. J. Brown, William Short, William Coates, Robert Bridges, and James Duncan. Brown speaks first, denouncing the Seattle Times as a destructive force, and presenting the claim that the Seattle police are trafficking in alcohol. The latter claim... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on February 21st, 1920, "Agent #106" gives an account of the Triple Alliance meeting at the Hippodrome, with over 3,000 people in attendance. The speakers' list includes E. J. Brown, William Short, William Coates, Robert Bridges, and James Duncan. Brown speaks first, denouncing the Seattle Times as a destructive force, and presenting the claim that the Seattle police are trafficking in alcohol. The latter claim is immediately taken up by some in attendance as a sign that James Duncan will be elected to office in order to stop this practice. Duncan himself then speaks, promising "everything that the worker might desire", according to #106, and issuing a challenge to his opponent, Hugh M. Caldwell, on the issue of "Constitutional Rights". The next speaker is Robert Bridges, who calls himself "the stubborn Scotchman" who successfully defended the port of Seattle on the people's behalf. Bridges tells the crowd that Duncan, like him, is a "fighter for... less
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