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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY DECEMBER 1, 190G.
LED IN FIELDING
KID: FARMER: AND
Rock Island Had Best Team in
Principals in Fight Program at Clau3
Groth Hall, Davenport,
ThreeEye in This De
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Steve Reagan Led Batters With .340
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The belated official averages of the
Three Eye league teams were received
today fiom President Holland at
Bloomington. Delay in figuring them
out. it has been stated, was due to the
fact that the official scorers in two of
the cities did not send in reports until
long after the season had ended.
Rock Island led the league in team
fielding, but stood sixth in team bat
ting. The Islanders did not head eith
er of the departments in fielding
inough Wanner stood second among
the second basemen. Cook was second
among the shortstops. Walters and
Carlisle were respectively fourth and
fifth among the outfielders, and the
other players stood well up from the
Itrngnn Hent Ilnttrr.
The best batter on the Hock Island
team, Cy -Black, was 14th in the list
with .272. Reagan of Dubuque, it will
surprise most fans to learn, led the
league in the hitting department with
.310. Murphy, Swacina, Hall of Cedar
Rapids. Davis, Lewee. and Donnelly
followed in the order named.
Among the pitchers Owens of Cedar
Rapids stood first with .750 games won.
Kinsella was iuxt. Swalm of Dubuque.
with .719 was the best twirler who put
in the complete season. Wilson of
Rock Island stood 11th with .GGG. La-
kaff had .531, Howard .5i0, and Scott
The. team averages in hittin
fielding are given below.
cm ii i-ii:i.ii;.
Rock Island 100
Peoria ." 2:.:)
Cedar Rapids 2JG
CI, l II IIATTIXJ.
Cedar Rapids 3SS2
Rock Island r.Sfi:!
President William Ehlers of the Dav
enport Athletie club announces his
next boxing shjw for Dec 11. The
event will take place at Claus Groth
hall. Charles Neary of Milwaukee and
Kid Farmer of Peoria, have been sign
ed for the main bout of 15 rounds.
Both are whirlwind fighters and should
put up an exciting go.
Fr the semi windup of 10 rounds,
Mr. Ehlers has matched Eddie Toy of
Milwaukee and Kid Taylor of Chicago.
Both boys are evenly matched and
some good milling is expected of them.
FOUR GAMES ARE PLAYED
Lively Contests in Intermediate Tour
nament of Y. M. C. A.
In the Intermediate handball tourna
ment at the Y. M. C. A. yesterday af
ternoon the teams composed of Weiss
and Cook and Streckfus and Kelly
each won a game, Weiss and Cook
winning the first by 21 to 10. while in
the second they were defeated 21 to
14. Marquis and Schoessel defeated
Sohrpeder and McDonald two games,
the first ending 21 to 10, and the sec
ond 21 to 15. There are seven teams
participating in the tournament.
Rose Again In Limelight.
San Francisco, Cal.. Dec. i. At the
track and field day meet of the Olym
pic club a world's record in putting
the twelve pound shot was broken
by Ralph Rose, who put it 53 feet, CVi
inches. This is one inch and a half
farther than the distance covered by
G. R. Gray of the Nev York Athletic
club at Travis island in 1902.
E. C. DeWitt & Co. of Chicago, at
whose laboratory Kodol is prepared, as
sure us that this remarkable digestant
and corrective for the stomach con
forms fully to all the provisions of the
national pue food and drug law. The
Kodol laboratory is a very large one,
but if all the sufferers from indigestion
and stomach troubles could kpow the
virtues of Kodol it would be impossible
for the manufacturers to keep up with
the demand. Kodol is sold here by all
NARCOTICS AND ATHLETICS
Dr. A. E. Williams Points Out Incon
sistency in Lecture at Y. M. C. A.
The second of the series of practi
cal talks, given to the members of the
Y. M. C. A. by different physicians
of the city, was given last evening by
Dr. A. E. Williams on the subject
"Narcotics." The lecture was given
immediately after the gymnasium class
session. Dr. Williams impressed on
the boys the bad effects of tobacco and
alcoholic beverages, and pointed out
the inconsistency of gymnasium train
ing and the use of narcotics.
The Tigers will play a practice game
of basketball with the St. John's Meth
odist church team this evening. The
game will be called at 7:30 at the as
A Steel Car in Wreck.
The steel railway car had a practi
cal and severe test in a wreck recent
ly. It rolled down an embankment
and turned over three times yet suf
fered scarcely a dent, while the two
ordinary wooden cars that followed
were smashed to pieces. The most
practical medicine for curing ailments
of the stomach, liver and bowels is
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, and dur
ing the 53 years it has been before the
public it has been subjected to the
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fected a cure. It is therefore the medi
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WENT FOR STROLL
While Man in Charge. Was Preparing
to Put it in Car, Smart Set Com
pany's Animal Broke Away.
A man with a sprained ankle will
use a crutch, rest the ankle and let it
get well. A man or woman with an
overworked stomach can't use a crutch,
but the stomach must have rest just
the same. It can be rested, too, with
out starvation. Kodol will do it. Kodol
performs the digestive work of the tir
ed stomach and corrects the digestive
apparatus. Kodol fully conforms to the
provisions of the national pure food
and drug law. Recommended and sold
by all druggists.
Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea pur
ifies the blood, strengthens the nerves.
regulates the bowelst aids the kidneys.
cures stomach troubles, builds up the
nervous force and repairs the ill ef
fects of over-eating. Tea or tablets, 35
cents. T. H. Thomas' pharmacy.
The Smart Set company, whlc'.i
played at the Illinois last evening, used
a horse in the second act of the play.
Last evening: while the expressmen
were loading t lie scenery and equip
ment at the St. Paul depot, the "horse
strayed away. The horse was taken to
the tracks, and the man in charge tied
it nearby while he went to find some
one to open the car. When he return
ed the horse was gone, and not even
the halter was to be found. The police
were notified at once and a search in
stituted. The manager had secured
the horse but yesterday, trading an
other animal for it, and it was used in
last evening's performance for the first
time. This morning about 9:30 the
horse was found roaming along tin
railway tracks on the. Rock Island
about two miles out, near the abbatoi.
RAILWAY EMPLOYES ON
STRIKE FOR NEW CAUSE
Southern Pacific Employes Refuse
Work Till Engineer is Released
from Mexico Prison.
Has a dietetic value greatly be
yond the conception of any one
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Bat mote important than all else,,
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As every housekeeper can understand,
burnt alum and sulphuric acid the
ingredients of all alum ? and alum
phosphate powders must carry to
the food adds injurious to health.
Avoid the alum powders study the label
Tucson. Ariz., Dec. 1. The Sonora
railroad, the extension c.f the Southern
Pacific from" .Xosales, Ariz., to (luayi
mas, state of Sonora. Mexico, is tie 1
up as a result of a strike which has
as its object the securing of the re
lease of Jesse M. Reitz, held at Her
mosillo on a charge of manslaughter.
Reitz was the engineer of a passen
ger train which killed a Yaqui Indian
while the latter was walking on the
track near Hermosillo on SaturiTti
Reitz was arrested and at the prelim
inary hearing was held for trial in ..de
fault of $5,000 bail. ""
By preconcerted arrangement- all
trains on the road wore pulle-iL-into
Hermosillo and abandoned by the
crews, that refuse to move the trains
until Reitz is released.
Representations have been made to
the authorities at Washington and the
City of Mexico.
$.'!5 a month. The Humane society, in
the interests of the abandoned chil
dren, had him arrested and brought
MUCH REVENUE AT PEORIA
Office Sets Nevy High Mark for Collec
' tions in One Day.
Peoria. III., Dec. 1. The fifth annu il
revenue district, with headquarters in
this city yesterday set a new record
for the amount of collections in a sin
gle day. The receipts yesterday we re
$250,:;;7. The previous record was
$2;il.S.-)S, made on Feb. i:;. 1'tol. Tin
total for the month was till, ?27, ex
ceeding November, 10i5,- by $500,000.
The record for the fifth district, which
is the largest in the world, is $:5,S5S.
S51 for the month of November. lol.
B)e Arts & Crafts
ILLINOIS ELOPERS ARRESTED
Grand Nephew of Late General Sher
man in Jail at St. Louis.
St. Ixmi. Dec. 1 Orville K. Sher
man of Peoria, grand ne-phow of the
late General William T. Sherman, and
Miss Ksther Ilenson of Maqnon, Ill
were arrested by a policeman when
they stepped from a Burlington train
at the Union station yesterday. They
had doped to St. Iouis to be married.
Young Sherman is 17 years old. and
Miss Benson a year younger. They
were locked up at Four Courts.
Fat Prisoner Foils Escape.
Barbourville, Ky., IVc. 1. A o
portly leader was responsible for the
frustration of an attempted jail deliv
ery. lMght prisoners starte.l to leave
by way of an underground tunnel, se
cretly dug under one of the cells. The
trip t.hrotigh the passageway was
brought to a sudden end when the fat
leader got stuck. Noise made in an
attempt to dislodge him attracted
guards, who forced the prisoners to re
turn to their cells.
Will Open the Store,
309 Twentieth Street
Saturday, Dec. 1, at Nooiv
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SCORES OF STUNNING AND EXCLUSIVE DESIGNS FOR FURNI
TURE COVERINGS AND DRAPERY EFFECTS.
Little Dorrit Still Living.
Iondon. Dec. 1. The original of Lit
tie Dorret is still living at Islington,
ind is 94 years old. She will open
sale of work at the boys' training
school in Islington next. Thursday.
MARK TWAIN OBSERVES
HIS 71ST BIRTHDAY
Receives Presents and Messages by
Score Reported in Best of
New York. Dec. 1. Mark Twain was
71 years old yesterday. He celebrated
his birthday by playing pool almost
the entire afternoon with his secretary
and one or two other friends. Early in
the day telegrams, cablegrams, uies
sages and flowers began to arrive at
his home. Clemans was enjoying a
nap when a reporter called late yes
terday. His secretary said:
"You can say that Twain is in the
best of health since his attack of broa
chitis. He thanks his friends far and
near for their kma messages and says
he expects to live many more years
to enjoy the beauty and hospitality of
KEEP 13 ON $35, OR PRISON
Omaha Man - Prefers Penitentiary to
Supporting Two Families.
Omaha, Dec. 1. To -support two
families on $35 a month or go to "the
penitentiary for 20 years are the op
tions between which Del Morse must
make a choice. He is in the county
jail charged with having two families
and supporting neither. He haa deem
ed. in favor of the penitentiary, but' he
will be given a few days 10 think, the
matter over , and if he can furnish h
bond that he will support both fami
lies, a total of two wives and. 11 chil
dren, he will be released. Several
years ago Morse abandoned his wife
and children for another woman. Two
I children were born to them. Morse
I went to Sarpy county on a salary of
State of Siege Ends.
Sansalvador. Dec. 1. The state of
siege in the republic . or balvado
which was proclaimed at the time of
the discovery of a plot against .the
government Sept. 11, ended today.
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International Live Stock
AT UNION STOCK YARDS, CHICAGO.
DECEMBER 1 TO 8, 1906.
The seventh annual show.
Come and see the best specimens of the various breeds
of cattle from the entire country.
The Rock Island takes a f--pccia! interest in this exiot.I
tlon because of the large unmber of exhibits which como
from territory adjacent to Rock Island lines.
Very low rates for this event. Let me tell you about
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Rock Island, 111.
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