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FOR DIG HONORS
COMPANY C BASKETBALL TEAM OF MUSCATINE.
THE AHUUS, MONDAY," JANUARY 21, 1907.
Maibont to try to Wreit Victor
Frm Charppion Co. C.
CLAIM THE NATIONAL TITLI
Locals Lost in .Gam at Muscalinei Bu
Conditions Here are More Favora
" ble Record of the vTeam.
The Maroons of the Y. M. C. A. havi
a very hard proposition in the game
Mere Wednesday evening when the
meet the crack Company C basketball
leant from Muscatine. This team has,
since the game with the champion fiv
of Evanston. nl., claimed tie champion'
ship of the United States,' the Evan
ston team having claimed it before
they- were defeated by" Muscatine. Tht
local boys have played Company. C be
fore, but not in this cky. The floor
in the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium here it
not polished, as is the one in Musca
tine, and playing at home and on r
floor that they have done all their
practicing on. the Maroons are confl
dent they will make a. better showing
in this game than at Muscatine. Man
ager Lienhard is putting the boys
through some hard practice to get in
trim for this event.
The Maroonn' Rerord.
Following is the record of the game;
that have been played by the Maroon5-
Maroons. 38; Tigers. 32.
Maroons. 61 ; high school seniors, 1C.
Maroons, 59; Tigers, 25.
Maroons, 30; Wilton high school. 40.
Maroons, 38 ; Davenport Methodists, 19,
Maroons, 40; Kewanee, 35.
Maroons, IS; Muscatine Company
C, 75. - : "
Maroons, 38; Davenport Methodista,
Maroons. 20; Davenport high school
Maroons, 47; Mollne independents.
Maroons, 32; Davenport high school.
Maroons total, 433; opponents to
The basketball careers of the play
ers are as follows:
Lienhard played five years with the
Y. M. C. A. first team.
Strate played two years on the Rock
Island high school team and two years
with the Maroons.
Aster played two years on the Rock
Island high school team and two years
with the Maroons.
Zwicker, Williams, and Schwencke
played two years on the Maroon team.
The Maroons have won eight games
and lost three during the season, two
being lost by but four points.
BOOKLET TELLS OF THE
WORK OF A. M. BRUNER
History of State Railway Department
of Y. M. C. A. Told by I.
E. Brown, '
I. E. Brown, state secretary of the
Y. M. C. A., has Issued a booklet re
viewing the work of the railway de
partment of that organization during
the 20 years of its existence. It is en
titled "A Score of Years." and deal
principally with the work of A. M.
Bruner, formerly of this city, who has
been at the head of the department
since it was formed. An excellent
likeness of Mi. Bruner is given and the
introduction is devoted to a biograph
ical sketch of that gentleman in which
he is praised in highest terms, not only
as a worker, but a man of high- pur
poses and ideal home life. Figures
are given showing the remarkable
growth of railway and similar work
under Mr. Brazier's management.
CONFER DEGREES AT ORION
Rock Island and Mo tine Masons Guests
of Sherman Lodge Wednesday.
Members of the Rock Island and Mo
line Masonic lodges will go to Orion
Wednesday evening and attend the
meeting of 'Sherman lodge. The cere
monies of the evening- will be. in
charge of Deputy Grand Master B.
Ward of this city, and will be conduct
ed by officers of Trio lodge No. 57 and
Rock Island lodge No. 658 of this city.
The , Vitality Consumed During
Waking Hours Must be Restored
. by Sleep Otherwise Collapse,
- Men have .llve,d " for' weeks ' without
food, whereas a few days without sleep
and man becomes a raving maniac a
mental and physical wreck.
. Nights of sleeplessness tell of a feeble
and depleted nervous - system, of approaching-
nervous prostration or par
alysis. The use of opiates merely gives tem
porary relief, and actually hastens the
collapse of the nervous system.
The regular and persistent use of Dr.
A. W. . Chase's . Nerve Pills will forjn
new, rich blood, create new nerve force
and thoroughly cure sleeplessness and
Br keeping a record of your Increase
In weight while using this treatment
you can be certain that new. firm' flesh
and tissue are being added to the body.
Tou will feel the benefit In every organ.
pr.-A. W Chase's Nerve Pills, 60
cents a box, six boxes for $2.50. at all
dealers, or Dr. A. W". Chaise Medicine
Co.. Buffalo. N. Y. .
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This organizationwhich recently defeated the United States champion Crescent five of Evanston in two games at Muscatine, will meet the
Rock Island Maroons, now champions of the three cities, at the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium here Wednesday evening. The Muscatine team has scored 494
points against 177 points by opposing teams this season. If the Muscatine boys defeat the Crescents in their return match at Evanston, they will have
a valid claim to the championship of the United States. .
After the degree work at the Masonic
temple is concluded, the visitors will
be the guests of the Orion lodge mem
bers at a -banquet and entertainment
at the opera house. The Rock Island
lodges have arranged for a special
train over the Rock Island to make
the trip, leaving Moline at 0:15, the
upper depot In Rock Island at 6:.r5 and
the Twentieth street depot at 7 o'clock.
Tickets will not be sold at the depots,
but on the train only.
DUPLEX PRESSES IN QUAKE
Half Dozen Damaged at Kingston W.
J. Kirkpatrick Here.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kirkpatrick and
son spent yesterday In the city enrouto
from Pennsylvania to California, where
they expect to locate. Mr. Kirkpat
rick, who was formerly foreman of
The Argus' press rooms, is now erect
ing machines for the Duplex Printing
Press company of Battle Creek, Mich.,
and goes to California to rebuild ,r
number of machines that were damag
ed by the Frisco earthquake and fire
and to install others. The company,
which is now arranging a shipment of
20 presses " for foreign use, has been
notified that at least half a dozen of
its presses were damaged or destroyed
in the earthquake and fire at Kingston
Notice to Contractors .
Sealed proposals will be received at
the city clerk's office, Rock Island, III.,
until Monday, Feb. 4, 1907. at 5 o'clock
p. for one battery of boilers of not
le.ss than 150-horse power.
Bidders may submit bids and speci
fications for their own make of boilers.
Certified check in amount $200 to
Specifications on file at city clerk's
The city reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
Rock Island, III., Jan. 13, 1907.
H. C. SCHAFFER, City Clerk.
For any disease of the skin there Is
nothing better than Chamberla'n's
Salve. It relieves the itching and burn
ing sensation instantly and soon effect.
a cure. Sold by all leading druggists.
. g-; Sommers, sub.
TO HEAR PEARSON
Editor of Talent to Give Lecture
Recital at Augustana
UNDER LYCEUM AUSPICES
Subject is Modern Writers Prelimin
ary Contest for Big Debate
Professor Paul M. Pearson, the lec
turer and the owner and editor of "Tal
ent," and who has in recent years
sprung into prominence through his
Chautauqua work, will deliver a lec
ture at Augustana college tomorrow
night in the college chapel. Professor
Fearson's distinctive work is the recital-lecture,
in which lie discusses the
characteristics of a group of modern
,writers, illustrating his points by re
citing such typical passages as lend
themselves to recitation. This popu
lar education, a combination of instruc
tion and entertainment, has given Pro
fessor Pearson rank among the few
whose platform work Is enduring. He
Is a graduate of the Cumnock School
of Oratory 'and was for a period of six
years an instructor in that institution.
After graduate studies at Harvard uni
versity he was called to Swarthmore
college as professor of rhetoric and
public speaking, a position he . now
holds. He appears at Augustana un
der the auspices of the Augustacn
Lyceum. , ,
Prppnr for Drbnlr.
The last preliminaries for the big
debate which is to be .held Friday, Feb.
1 between Augustana and Luther: col
lege of Decorah, Iowa, is to be held
next Thursday, when a picked team
will appear against the team chosen
to represent the school. Augustana
has a very strong representative team.
The question to be debated is, "Re
solved, That altruistic motives have a
LOWER ROW Kennotiok, rs;
higher ethical quality than egotistic
motives." Augustana will support the
Strien of Itrritata.
The Augustana conservatory of mu
sic has announced a series of recitals
to be given by Sigfrid Laurin, who waJ
recently installed as instructor in
piano. This will be a series of clas
sical recitals given Satnrday aiter
noons, Jan. 2G, Feb. 23, March . 23, and
April 27, and will be under the aus
pices of the conservatory department.
These Saturday afternoon recitals have
been given at different times and have
always been popular.
BUSINESS MEN TO MEET
Speeches to Follow Election of Officers
at K. of C. Hall This Evening.
At the annual meeting of the Rock
Island Business Men's .association, to
be held this evening, for the election
of officers and delegates to the state
convention to be held in Peoria Feb
ruary 12 and 13. the following speak
ers have been secured to address the
guests after the business session: Wil
liam M. Meese of Moline and Hope
Thompson. H. A. Weld and WB. Mc
Intyre of this city. Arthur Burt will
render a few vocal selections during
the evening. All business men of the
city have been invited to attend. Hunch
and cigars will be served during the
evening. t: i v
All business men are:invite to be
present, whether they have re'
letter of invitation or not. Si
letters were sent out. but it is
that soire were overlooked. In
to the speakers announced,
have matters of interest t
will be heard.
Means Playing Star G
O. L. Means, wno for tAf seasons
was the star player of the x if." C. A
basketball team here, is no jcated at:
Streator, and Is playing with" the Oli
vers, a fast team there. In a recent
game he made 18 field goals, a total i
of 3C points.
Cleaning, Pressing and. Repairing
At Beal & Schmitt's, Illinois theatei
LUlibridge, c; Fuller. If.
AND STEVE KINNEY
Practically Signed Up for Next Bill of
the Tri-City Athletic Club in
The Tri-City Athletic club has prac
tically completed arrangements where
by Packy McFarland of Chicago and
Steve Kinney of Milwaukee" will be
the central figures in a 15-round bout
in Davenport some time around Feb.
10. According to the present arrange
ments the date will be Feb. 7, but this
may be varied a few days. McFarland
and Kinney are two of the most popu
lar boxers that have ever been seen in
the ring in Davenport. Both are strong
favorites with the boxing fans and
would undoubtedly prove a big draw
For the semi-windup it is proposed
to match John Coulon with some other
good 105-pound boy. Malachy Hogan
will be the referee.
How to Prevent Bilious Attacks.
One who is subject to bilious at
tacks will notice that for a day or more
before the attack he Is not hungry at
meal times and feels dull after eating.
A dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver tablets wlien these first symp
toms appear wilt; ward off the attack.
They are for sale by all leading drug
Rheumatism Cured in 24 Hours.
T. J. Blackmore. of Haller & Black
more, Pittsburg," Pa., says: "A short
time since I procured a. bottle of Mys
tic Cure. It got me out of the house in
24 hours. I took. to my bed with rheu
matism nine months ago and the Mystic
Cure is the only medicine that did me
any good. I had five of the best physi
cians in the city, but I received very
little help from them. I know the Mys
tic Cure to be what it Is represented
and take pleasure in recommending it
to ether poor sufferers." Sold by Otto
Grotjan, 1501 Second avenue. Rock Is
land; Gust Schlcgel & Son, 220 West!
Second street, Davenport. j
Y. M. C. A. Maroons Win From
Davanport High School Boys
32 to 28.
DANCING FOLLOWS CONTESTS
Girls Wi From Turner Team Tigers
Lose to Muscatine Y. M. C. A.
52 to 22.
The Maroon basketball team of the
Y. M. C. A. defeated the Davenport
high school at Turner hall, Davenport.
Saturday evening by a score of 32 to
28. At the end of the first half the
local boys had a lead on their oppon
ents, the score being 20 to 11. The
Iowa boys livened up during the second
half, and for a while it was difficult to
pick the winners. In the last few min
utes of play the Maroons fell heir to
two field baskets, which gave them
the game. After the games, dancing
was indulged in, the Davenport high
school orchestra furnishing the music.
Following is the lineup and summary
High School Brownlle and Kerri
gan, forwards; McCarl and Bornholdt,
guards; Otto, center.
Maroons Schwecke and Zwicker,
forwards; Lienhard and Aster, guards;
Field" baskets Kerrigan, C; McCarl,
2; Bornholdt, 2; Otto, 2; Schwecke,
5; Zwicker, 2; Lienhard, 3; Aster, 1;
Strate, 5. Baskets on fouls Born
Referee- Bergston. Umpire Fos
ter. The preliminary game between the
high school girls and the Turner girls
was won by the high school by a score
of 10 to 9.
Tlirera Are Dcfraled.
The Muscatine Y. M. C. A. basket
ball team proved too strong for the
Tigers of the Rock Island association
in the game Saturday evening, and the
local, boys were defeated by a score
of 55 to 22. The Iowa boys excelled
the local five at every point of the
game, and it seemed impossible to stop
the machine like work of the visitors.
The first half ended with the score 22
to 7 in favor of Muscatine. In the
second half the Tigers made only 15
points, while the visitors made 33.
The lineup and summary of the
Tigers Cook and Driggs, forwards;
Ficken, center; Smith and Young,
Muscatine Kautz and Leslie, for
wards; Morgan, center; Smalley and
Field goals Kautz, C: Leslie, 2;
Morgan, 7; Smalley, 3; Grafe, 6; Cook,
1; Ficken, 3; Young, 2. Free throws
Kautz, 1; Leslie. 3; Morgan, 7; Smal
ley. 6; Grafe, 5; Driggs, 2; Ficken,
11; Smith, 4.
Referee Applegate. Umpire Harry
Franks. Scorer Hansen.
GIVES FIRST OF SERIES
Professor Raymond Speaks Tonight at
The first of the University Exten
sion course of lectures by Professor
Jerome Raymond on "European Capi
tals and Their Social Significance,"
will be given this evening at the high
school auditorium. The subject this
evening will be "Constantinople, or
Despotism and Disintegration." There
are six lectures in the course, and all
are Illustrated' with the stereopticon.
File Incorporation Papers.
The articles of incorporation of the
Velie Saddlery company of Moline,
with a capital stock of $200,000, have
been filed In the circuit clerk's office.
The incorporators are C.
L. Velie, and S. 1L Velie.
II. Deere. W.
and . T. A. Velie, W. A. Stephenson,
and G. N. Peek are the members of the
first board of directors. The company
will manufacture leather goods.
not a avi
Rock Island. Itu
Experience is notoriously ex
pensive, especially at first hand.
There have always been and al
ways will be many who must
have their own, whatever the
Those who choose the wiBer
part will avail themselves of our
experience In buying and selling
The reason? We know the
diamond business our qualities
distinguish at a glance the real
, and the best of the real. And
it's no trouble to pick berries
when they're on the bush sound
Rock Island. !lL
That's what they all
say about our wpec
tacles. If wo suit oth
ers, it is reasonable to
assume that wo can
suit you. Why not be
come acquainted witli
our system of fitting
Ours is a Kcientitle
Xo charge for consul
tation or examination.
No place like our store, for
getting suited in fabric, fit and
style in made-to-measure ap
parel. January is the dull month of
the year. To keep our tailor
men busy, special inducements
will .be made to secure orders
for Dress Suits, Tuxedos, Over
coats, Suits, and extra Trousers.
If you've a single need for
finely, tailored Clothing, talk it
over with us today.
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Ave.
of our delicious confectionery to
the theater with you. It's the
proper thing to do and the prop
er kind to take. Lowney's, Huy
ler's, Allegretti's, Gunthers and
Quality chocolates always fresh
Try our pies, cakes and pastry.
They are made fresh every day..
171G Second Avenue
tawed Building Stone, Ashlar
nd Trimmings a Specialty.
For cheapness, durability -and .
beauty, excelled by none. Thli
tone does not wash or color
the wall with alkali, etc. Plana
ent as for estimates will re
ceive careful attenUon and be
returned at our expense.
Quarries 12 miles from Rock
Island on the C, B. & Q. rail
road. Train No. S and 10 will
top and let visitors off and on.
Brid, StMt, On CrTfe Blek
FM4at!a Stm, mnj mlmrn
Samples of stone and photos
of buildings' can be seen at
Room 12, Mitchell A : Lynda
ARTHUR BURRALL, Manager
'Rock Island or Colons, III. Q
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