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THE ARGUS, FKIPAV, NOVEMBER 24, 1P0.V
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IBfice, Style and Quality.
g XV here yotx Get a 15 Value for SIS.
We are not advertising $15 suits as $13 values and offering
them at $15.95. But our clothes are worth just what we
ask for them, no matter what price suit or overcoat.'.
A VISIT TO THIS STORE WILL CONVINCE YOU
THAT OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.
BAN JOHNSON 0. K.
President of American League
Vindicated of Charges Made
" by Comiskey.
NO PLAN OF' AMALGAMATION
Relations With Minor Leagues Left
With President to Adjust
He Sees Fit.
Chicago, Nov. 24. President Ban
Johnson came out of the annual meet
ing of the American Baseball Ieague
entirely vindicated of' the charges
made against him of trying to wreck
the organization by bringing about
amalgamation with the National leagufe.
A resolution expressing confidence in
Johnson was unanimously ' adopted.
The only address on the resolution was
by President Comisrkey of the Chicago
team. He said that he had the utmost
confidence 1n ' Johnson, and ' that his
statement In regard to the proposed
amalgamation -of ' the major leagues
bad been misunderstood. " ' r
Chanter la Drafting; Ilul.
The' question of arranging 'a new
drafting law with minor leagues was
discussed and finally left for President
Johnson to settle himself. The minors
are after a change in the drafting priee
and modification In drafting 'rules,
which will not allow the major leagues
to draft more than one of their players
every fall from each club. The pres
ent rules permit major leagues to take
two men from class "A" league clubs,
and this is considered a hardshipf "as
it breaks up a championship team in
the minor leagues too much.
first class shows only and- they have
promised to do so as early ' as the
routes can be rearranged so as to take
in the city. The Shubert-Belasco offer
ings are all first class. A representa
tive of the combination justly remark
ed a few weeks ago. that it does not
cost any more to carry a good produc
tion around the country than it does to
carry a poor one and they are work:
Ing on this basis, relying on Increased
business to reimburse them for their
additional outlay in raising the charac
ter of their attractions. Such artists
as Ada Reban, Mrs. Leslie Carter. Mrs.
Flske, Sarah Bernhardt, and the like
are under their mangement and if the
routes can possibly be arranged, and
there Is not much doubt but what they
can, the people of this vicinity will
have the pleasure of not only seeing
stellar artists but will also be able to
witness New York productions in re
spect to casts of characters and scenic
"Alice in Blunderland." The brand
new merry musical fantasy "Alice In
Blunderland" will show at the Illinois
on Monday night, Nov. 27.
COLLEGE VS SEM
One Football Game to Played at
PREPARING FOR A BATTLE
Collegians Defeat Academics in Sec
ond of Series of Basket Ball
Games Make High Score.
PROGRAM FOR MAENNERCHOR
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Best ot Local Talent in Concert at
.Turner Hall Tomorrow Night.
The Rock Island Maennerehor will
Kive its second concert of the season
tomorrow, Saturday evening at Turner
hall In which the following well se
lected program will be rendered:
overture, Tancred Rossini
Duet for piano and violin. Mr. and
Mrs. T. R. Reese.
Thorus. "Thou Art Mine AIT Bohm
Rock Island Maennerchor.
Tenor "solo. "Thine My Thoughts
Walti duet from the opera "Sylves
ter" . ; Reese
Little Emma and Master Carl Reese.
overture, "Scents from Vienna"...
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Reese.
Chorus. "Rhymue to the Arts". Wagner
Rock Island Maennerchor.
Alto solo, "Past and Present"
Master Paul Reese.
Duet, "Serenade" ..Schubert
Herman Scbneli and VaL J. Peter.
Comical quadrille. "The Jolly "Min
Rock Island Maennerchor.
Quick changes from hot to cold and
back again try strong constitutions and
cause, among other evils, nasal ca
tarrh, a troub'tsouie and offensive dis
ease. Sneezing and snuffing, coughing
and difficult breathing, and "the drip,
drip of the foul discharge into the
throat all are ended by Ely'a Cream
Halm. This honest and positive rem
edy contains no cocaine, mercury or
other harmful ingredient. The worst
rases are cured in a short tint. AH
druggists, 50 cents, or mailed by Ely
Bros.. 50 Warren street, New . York.
yxr " V ' ' yur own doctor to
Heart Jo eat aa-raw
Yes. 100,000 times each day. Does
it send out good blood or bad blood?
You know, for good blood is good
health; bad blood, bad fec&Uh. Ask
about taking Aycr's
MUU J. c. ArirC..
BOOKINGS AT ILLINOIS. .
Mcv. 24 Stetson's "Uncle Tom's
Nov. 25 "The Forbidden Land."
Nov. 26 Hans and Nix."
Nov. 27 "Alice in Blunderland."
Nov. 28-29 Britt-Nelson Fight.
Nov. 30 "McFadden'a 'Row of
COMING ATTRACTIONS AT THE
Eddy Foy in "The Earl and the Girl."
Mabel Hite In "The Girl and the
Blanche Bates in "The Girl of the
Golden West." -
Kelsey and Shannon.
Mrs. Leslie Carter.
DeWolf Hopper In "Happyland."
Alexander Clarke in "Loveland."
Jeff De Angells In "Fantana."
Paula Edwardea in "Winsome Win
nie." - k' -
C. E. Evans in "The Filibuster."
Edna Wallace Hopper in "The Heart
of Maryland." ' -
"Babes in the Wood."
"The School Girt."
Two Big Comedians. Two ponder
ous comedians held the boards at the
Illinois last night in the persons of
"The Two Johns." who were rather
stiff in the start but got some better as
the; plot developed. Dan A. Anderson
and Albert Rice, the stars, whose re
semblance leads to most of the funny
situations, were both discounted as fun
makers, however, by Chris Green, as
Sam Johnson, the colored waiter. Oth
er members of the company had good
intentions, but Could not deliver.
Uncle Tom in Town. Stetson's "Un
cle Tom's Cabin" is at the Illinois to
day, matinee and night. '
"The Forbidden Land." "My Lha6-
sa Maid," the bright particular part
song hit of "The Forbidden Land."
which comes to the Illinois theater to
morrow, will be whistled all over town
if we mistake not. Those who have
heard it say it is a gem. It tickles
the ar and rings, and sings, and turns
itself into so many variations in the
mind after it has once been heard
that it finally works itself into shape.
and then the whistling hegins. It's
melody is infectious.
Sunday's Bill. "Hans an' Nix.". Dix
on and Fields successful musical com
edy will be offered at the Illinois the
ater Sunday. Nov. 2G. matinee and
night by Walters and Mathews. "Hans
an' Nix" is said to be a musical farce
abounding in funny situations, and pro
vided with smart dialogue, and plenty
of good songs. It is in three acts, and
the production, it Is claimed, is a most
pretentious one. Messrs. Dixon and
Fields supporting company includes
some very well known artists. As the
editor of a country newspaper, I-a Pell
Dixon from all accounts has the best
part that has come to him in his very
Makes Explanation. The manage
ment of the Grand theater, Davenport,
has issued a statement regarding the
reason that othr attractions have not
so far followed "Lady Teaile" pre
sented several weeks ago. It is given
out as the purpose of the management,
to present only the choicest selections
obtainable, but owing to the lateness
in the opening negotiations and
through a combination of other cir
cumstances, it has been impossible to
at ooce obtain oilier attractions. Ar
rangement have been made with the
Shubert-BeUseo-Flske and Perley thea
trical agencies to book the bouse with
Augustana college will have one foot
ball game this season. The rule by the
synod was against the intercollegiate
games and of course that left no in-
leentlve for the organization of a team,
jjbuf a challenge has been issued by the
students or tne collegiate department
to the seminarians for a game to take
place Tuesday, Dec. 5. It was accept
ed and preparations are being made
for the one gridiron battle of 1905.
that the sun may not go down upon a
day of absolute Idleness at Augustana.
Six of last year's men will be in the
CollCfrlana Win SH to 11.
Since4 the last basket ball game with
the academy, the team from the colle
giate department at Augustana has
been developing fast and the academ
ics were trimmed last night With a
score of 38 to 11. The first game of
the season was won by the college
men by a narrow margin of two points
The Improvement has been aeoom
plished In three- weeks.
As a curfam raiser the sophomores
played a close game with the second
class of the academy, winning by a
score of 35 to 30. The outcome Was
undecided until the last few minutes
of play, the scoring was so close.
FOR WORLO CHAMPIONSHIP
'iii fit It f. 11
Aspirations of West Des Moines Elev
'en Puts Rock Island's Stock' Up.
The 'West Des Moines high school
foot ball team which had such a des
perately hard time scoring once on
Rock Island in the game here this fall
lays claim to the right to battle for the
Interscholastic championship 'of the
United States, according to a press dis
patch. It is at least conceded that the
championship of Iowa is involved 'In
the mutch between West Des Moines
and Ida Grove, which will be played at
Des Moines tomorrow.
Fitzsimmons-O'Brien Fight Dec. 20.
San Francisco Calif.. Nov. 24. The
Fltaslmmons-O'Brlen contest will be
held at Mechanics pavilion Tuesday
evening, Dec. 2rt
Ten thousand demons gnawing awa
at one's vitala couldn't be much worse
than the tortures of itching piles. Yet
there's a cure. Doan's Ointment never
Don't Have to Watt for Weeks. A
Rock Island "Illustration.
Waiting is discouraging.
Prompt action pleases everybody.
A burden on the back is a heavy
. Hard to bear day after day.
Harder still year after year.
Lifting weight, removing the burden.
Brings appreciating responses.
Rock Island people tell of It.
Tell how it can be done.
Tell of relief that's quick and sure.
Here is a case of It:
John Mager, of 223 Eighteenth
street, proprietor of the architectural
iron and brass works, says: "There
wore such terrible pains through my
kidneys that I could hardly elt down
or get up without suffering from sharp,
shooting paina through my back. In
the morning I often felt so lame and
sore that I could not get up and I was
practically rolled out of bed, and more
than once my wife has assisted me to
aet up. I had my attention called to
Doan's Kidney Pills and got a box at
a drug store. A few doses seemed
to relieve me. As I continued taking
the remedy the pains grew
less, and after using one box I was
nearly free from them. I got a second
box, and before I bad finished it the
trouble left me."
For sale by all dealers. Price, 50
cent. Foster Milbum company. Buffa
lo. K. sole agenxa for the United
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other. I
AR.E IN VOGUE,
piIIS is the day of the
hifj coat of gener
ous proportions. The
"skimpy," short and ill
fitting coat has long
disappeared; instead we
have the Great Coat,
witli broad shoulders,
roomy sleeves and gen
piFTYtwo and fifty
four inches is not
tot) long fi r the aver
age man. They are
'very handsome, these
big coats; comfortable
Priced. With or with
out the belt.
YOU HAVE A CHOICE
OF MANY STYLES
$15.00, $18.00, $20.00, $25.00.
4saBJ AT JOSsOs
OLSON TO MEET JIMMY PARR
Former Rock Island Wrestler Contin
ues His Winning Ways in South.
Charles Olson, the wrestler who
formerly made his headquarters in this
city, will, on Thanksgiving nij;ht go
against Jimmy Parr, the Knslish mid
dleweight champion, in Ashcville. N.
C. Wednesday night he wrestled an
unknown styled "Oscar Bauer," and
won. the purse being $1,000.
Abe Attel Avoids a Defeat.
Baltimore, 'Md., Nov. 21. "Kid" Sul
livan, of Washington, and Abe Attel,
of San Francisco, foufht 1" fast rounds
to a draw last night before th(? Eureka
Athletic club. Attel insisted, before
the men entered the rinp;. that it should
be called a draw if both men were on
their feet at the limit. But for this
agreement Sullivan would have earned
the decision, as he outfought Attel in
every round e.e pt one.
FOR A CORN PICKING MATCH
Friends of Wyanett, Hi., Champion
Back Him for $500.
Sterling, II'.., Nov. 21. A forfeit of
$.r00 has been placed by the friends of
Carl Roberts, of Wyanett. on a bet
that h3 can pick more corn in 10 hours
than any man in the state of Illinois.
It may be accepted by Charles Rock,
of I'stick. who picked 117 bushels in
BALL PLAYER BEATS UP FLIRT
Cleveland Third Baseman Lies in W.iit
for Bock Agent.
Cleveland. Ohio. Nov. 21. Bill Brad
ley, the Cleveland third baseman, near
ly killed a man In found with his II-year-old
sister. The irl was alone in
Bradley's home when Christopher
Sehlather. a book agent, called. II.
threatened to Ml; her if she did not
meet hint later in the r veiling. She tol l
htr brother, and the latter was in hid
ing when she met Sc blather. As soon as
the man accosted the girl. "Ural"
sprang from eonoealMen. and brat l::.-.i
until he was unconscious. The n.;m
was sent to the workhouse for three
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Thursday is Thanksgiving
New Winter Clothing for
Men, Women and Children
Come to this store to-morrow
and get all the New Clothing
you want for Thanksgiving day
wear. Get a New Hat a
pair of Shoes Get dressed up
from head to foot a
small sum down and a
dollar a week is all we
R emem ber our
prices are 20 lower
than other credit stores
for we are manufacturers.
We Operate 53 Blrf Stores We are (he Largest Credit
Clothiers la the World.
$6 to $25
8 to 35
2 to 9
3 to 7
8 to 24
2 to 8
3 to 12
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