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THE AKGUS. THUltSDAY, FK1JKUAKV 28, 1007.
SENIORS IN PLAY
Final Rehearsal for "A Bache
lor's Romance" is to be
Held This Evening.
SPECIAL SCENERY PROVIDED
Three Settings Prepared for Produc
tion Tomorrow Pleahi;) Plot,
and a Strong Cast.
leiie.irsa! i! I in nit m
ior -1 .1 -: . win i are i"
I it - play. "Til'1
nice," (. in- L'.ivcll to-
'I'll.- last dre-s
hers l lie si-:
lake pan in 1 1)
morrow evciiiui; in lii" h;s;h school au
ditorium, will lu- held in the assoneev
ii'diii iliis evening. Tin- rehearsal will
lie wiih compute dress ami seeiHt..
tile same as lo in- s;ivoii icmoiro'.v
(Milium. All w'id air to lai-o pan i.':
i lie play have been thoroughly in
structed in (heir various parts and an'
in every way onpaMo of present in.;
llic play. Tlic scurry for the occa
sion, consist in;; of ihrce iliiV -i t at sel
lings, w.'i.- const met' .i ;-nd painii -1 ,,y
I'on N'wtis, anii is very liraiii it 'ill.
The pi. ty is a diauin, l!ir o.impi-
f which follow.-:
offered a prize of $W,tmn for the best
piize story on any subject, allowing'
a number of persons to cou:pete for
Hie prize. David Holmes, the literary
editor of lliv paper, lias boon selected
to pass judgment on the stories and to
award the $iu,nnn prize' to the winner.
The best s:ory proves to ho "A Bachel
or's Romance," written hy Harold Rey
nolds, a you us friend of Mr. Holing,
ome ears hi'f.ue the plav opens. Mr.
ILdn.-es' "dearest Iruml, Henry Sum
mers, died, leav:iii? his little mother
less daughter, Silva, in the care of Da
vid Holmes. Mr. Mobiles lets an old
family fiieml'take care of the lirle
jiirl and with the execution of occa
sional Christinas and birthday pres
ents. In t guardian has forgot ton all
! about lier. Alter the passim; of 30
yi a; . Silvia suddenly appears before
! !:: r i;uireiuti. David Holmes, as a
It auiifnl ouni; lady, with the tirm
i ( on vici ion that it is her duty to st iv
and Keep house for him. Thinkim
ln r too yonii. to do these duties,
takes her to the home of his sister t
lie taken care of for a time. Davi.
Holmes for many years has led a nui
row, hook loving life. Inn this beaut if a
Utile century ward contrives to co.i:
him from this path, and unconscious!;
he falls desperately in love with her
Tile story contest closes and he is ju-'
about to award the prize to his friend
Hairy Reynolds, who is tiKo in lo .
with Silvia, but at the last minute 'k
hesitates about sivinvt the prize to hi
rival in love. because it would enabi
Reynolds to marry Silvia at once. I
the end justice masters and he award
he is successful for the hand of Silvia
in the final scene.
The cast of the play is as follows:
David Holmes Ralph' MeManus
Silvia Dorothy Chamberlain
Harold Reynolds. .
Htlen LeUrand . .
Herald Holn.es . .
Miss Clementina .
Mr. Mulberry ...
Hezekiah Martin .
. .William ToeiiR js
. . . .(J race Whoel.iii
. Horyl TiMoriiiKton
....William Web -v
A paper known as the Review, has it ho prize lo his rival, but by doing t!ii
McLeod Defeats Carl Pons.
Oitumwa, Iowa, Feb. 2S. Carl l'ons,
the French champion wrestler, wa.
("ii feated here last night in two straight
falls catoh-as-catch-oan style by Dai:
McLeod of San Francisco. Puns,'
shoulders went lo the mat in the lirsi
bout after It! minutes and 7 seconds
of milling. The second fall respited
tiler 12 minutes and :! secoa Is had
Sportsmen Get the Fever.
The first party of duck hunters to
cave these parts for Host on bay de
parted yesterday from Davenport, go
ing by launch to the shooting grounds.
V few fowl have made their yppoar
mce and a week or so more of warm
a-eat her will bring as heavy a flight
is is likely to be seen at any lime.
Muscatine Five Trims Indians.
Muscatine, Iowa. Feb. 2S. The Com
lany C basketball team defeated the
'laskell Indians by a score of 7S to
.'i; last night.
LEADERS HOLD THEIR PLACES
Hampton and Driggs Gain Sure Foot
ing in Handball Match.
Four games of handball were played
in the business null's tournament at
the Y'. M. C. A. last evening. The
first two games were between Hamp
ton and Driggs and First and Hun
toiin. The former won both games, the
first by a score of 21 to 19, and the
second 21 to 5. The last two games
were between Stafford and Dart and
Sunders and Griggs. Stafford and Dart
won belli games, the first by a score
of 21 lo 12, and the second 21 to S.
Hampton and Driggs by winning both
games last evening gained a liltle
surer footing at the fop of (ho ladder.
Tiie standings of the teams follow:
W. L. Pel.
Hampton and Driggs lu 2 .s:;.J
MeCaiidh ss and Simmon
Wilier and Weld
Olmstead and I.aVelle. .
Stafford and Dart
First and Hiintoon
r.urnelt and Sfhaffer...
Sunders and Griggs....
Moran and Wenger
Weiss and Young
The stoppage was caused by dirt in the
feed pipe. It was cleaned in three
minutes and the engine working as
well as ever, but the test was over.
COMUS CLUB MEMBERS MEET
ANNOUNCES LIST OF PLAYC RS
NONSTOP AUTO RACE AT END
Milwaukee Rambler Car Halts After
Traveling 2,002 Miles.
-Milwaukee, Feb. 2X. The noiisto.i
lest with the automobile of Vanevra
Martin was completed yesterday, when
the engine stopped after running 2.fU2
miles in 1 l' hours and :;'. minute .
Bloomington Three-Eye Team Has Dig
Squad Under Contract.
The nioomington Three-Eye manag -nunt
announces that the following will
leport for spring practice as candi
dates for tlte various positions on the
Catchers' Fred Donovan (manager!.
Frank Oit. Philip Ketter.
Pitchers F.dwaid Thorson, Har-y
S;. Icit, Charles Rlackhurn. Mieha. !
Ftyrn, William Humes, Louis .lenson.
Kii.-t Hast Fred Heck. Albert Mol
choir. Ray Ward.
Second Rase .lark Sullivan. Fran!;
Dang, Oilo Vogel, John Scissions.
Third Itase .lack Herbert, Jack
Newsam, John Scissions.
OuMield William Connors. Kli Cap
ban, John Xilllesladf. Larry Ktane. Al
Denver, Col., Feb. 2S. Denver vvi:l
be the scene of another battle between
liaise fast and clover welterweights.
Harry l. wis and Mike Twin Sullivan.
The outcome of I heir l'Coii bout w a
so unsatisfactory and lias caused such
a tremendous amount of criticism :"i
the ihoislon of the referee. Ro hlie Gal
lagher, that when Sullivan posted a
fcrleit of $imi to bind another match
the Lewis party readily consented."
Hold Their Weekly Bowling Matches
at Hotel Harms Alleys.
The Comers club held its weekly
bowling tournament at the llotei
Maims iNiwling alleys last, evening.
Kammi rer idled the high game for
the evening in toppling the pins for
a score of IS" points. The scores roll
ed by the loams wore as follows:
TEAM NO. 1.
L. Moiiior t:::: lis
Kaiumerer IS;! LIU
Roimors 172 117
Thorns K;s 179
AN EASY VICTORY
OVER KEWANEE TEAM
Rock Island High School Basketball
Player?. Roll up Score of 51 to
26 Against Them.
Total t;.".C Mi! p;7
TEAM NO. 2.
W. Mo.lb r 12:: Inf. 127
Newman 172 l.lo l.V,
Hickor 12 1 i::i; l:r
Schmidt ;i: 111 ...
:..;s out; 4 i-i
Ccgin Minstrel Rehearsals.
II has been, announced that the first
reli'-aisal for the minstrel entertain
ment to bo given at the Illinois the
ater. Apiil A for the bom lit of Hevi
any home, will be held next Monday
evening. All rehearsals will take place
in the Elk's lodge room.
Mayor Stops Boxing Bout.
Ch'ipp! va Falls. Wis., Fob. 2S.
Mayor .'!( (';:'! l ist ni.,'ii or vi nte.i a
prize iJii bilw'i-li Jitmuio D"ine of
ilw.-'iikoe and "Red" G..!i;g !!i of ("hi
i ago. All jirepa i at uis had b en made
for the fight Ixfoie it was oniercd
The Rock Island high school basket
ball team added another high school
victory to i:s list last evening by de
feating the Kewanee high school by a
score of 51 li; 2d. Tile game took:
place in the Kewanee Y. M. C. A. gym
nasium and a goodly ciowd of the lov-
jcrs of the game assembled to wiimss
tlio contest. Tile iirsi iiall of the game
enikd by a score of Id to 2S in favor
of Rock Island. At i;o time ia lh
game were the Kowanec boys able t i
stop l he excellent team work of the
local team. The last half ended 2-
1". Ficktn played a star game for
Rook Island, making !1 field baskets
and 12 points on fouls. McMaaus was
not in his usual lonn, but made four
Hold baskets. The Roi k I.-land boys
say thai" the game played by Kewanee
was about the cleanest thai they h-r."
played against this year. The line:r
of the local boys was as lollows: M :
Manus, center: Ficki a and Jahns. for
wards; Sehinstrem and I.iitt. guards.
Advice to mothers. Don't let your
children waste away. They can lie
si rung, healthy and vigorous with iiol
lister's Rooky Mountam Tea. It's a
swift winged m-'ssongrr of boal'h. .IT,
cents, tea or tablets. T. 11. Thomas'
S l THE BIG STORE. TRI-CITIES' ECONOMY CENTER, g
mmmSfl' 109-lU East Second Street, Davenport, Iowa.
'JSl Our 27th Annual March Sale
Of Furniture, Carpets, Rugs, Mattings, Drapery and Stoves.
The Record of 26 Successes Stands Back of this GREATEST OF ALL FURNITURE SALES,
year the very Climax of all our Bargain Giving.
THE Values are this L
The items themselves tell the story of this wonderful Annual March
Sale the sale of all the year fcr low prices. If you need furniture
now in one month, or in six months, do not fail to examine these val
ues. THE PRICES ARE 20 PER CENT, 30 PER CENT AND EVEN
40 PER CENT BELOW THE MARKETS TODAY.
We extend the privilege of
deferred payments on pur
chases of complete outfits or ex
tensive refurnishings : : :
We most positively refuse to sell to dealers at this rjreat Mle. We
want every one of these splendid bargains to go into a home, where it
will make new friendships and strengthen old friendships for HOL
BROOK'S BIG STORE. Neither maker nor we look for profit in these
Annual March Sates.
And Will Continue Until April 1
UR ANNUAL MARCH CLEARING SALE1907
20 PER CENT DISCOUNT on Nearly Everything in OUR BIG STORE
TWENTY PER CENT DOES NOT SOUND SO VERY BIG, COMPARED WITH SOME ADVERTISING, BUT WE PREFER TO TELL THE TRUTH AND EARN YOUR CONFIDENCE. WE ARE ACTUALLY TAKING OFF OF EVERY BILL 20 CENTS ON THE
DOLLAR FROM OUR FORMER LOW PRICES. IT WILL PAY YOU TO COME FROM MILES AROUND TO ATTEND THIS BIG MARCH SALE, AS IT IS A BUYING OPPORTUNITY THAT NONE SHOULD MISS. EVERYTHING JUST AS ADVERTISED.
BRING THIS AD WITH YOU FOR PROOF .
Terms of Sale:
ALL GOODS PURCHASED DURING THIS SALE MUST BE SPOT CASH ON DELIVERY. THOSE WHO ARE NOT READY TO HAVE THEIR GOODS DELIVERED UNTIL SOME FUTURE DATE AND WISH
TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SALE, MAY SELECT THEIR GOODS AND MAKE PART PAYMENT ON SAME, AND WE WILL HOLD THEM UNTIL WANTED. FOR ALL PEOPLE LIVING OUTSIDE
OF THE TRI-CIT1ES, WE WILL PACK AND SHIP, FREIGHT PREPAID, TO ANY STATION WITHIN ONE HUNDRED MILES FROM THE TRI CITIES, AND GUARANTEE SAFE DELI VE R Y OF ALL
GOODS AGAINST DAMAGE.
20 PER CENT
The Best that the Market affords in Furniture and that cash can buy will be here.
Everything that properly belongs to a first-class Furniture Business will be here for
for you to select and choose from. .
20 PER CENT