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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 3907.
You will find nothing more
thoroughly up-to-date than one of
our made-to-measure suits. Fit,
workmanship and wearing qual
ity of the highest standard.
IIAHI'KK HOISR UI.OCK.
For your St. Pat
rick's party, can be
ordered at Math's.
50c for L-l quart
mold, serving from
6 to 8 people.
We also have oth
er new ideas in
green ice cream, to
be served in honor
of this day.
1716 Second Avenue
CONTENDS THAT THERE
IS NO BAD WHISKY.
He says: "There is good whis
ky anil better whisky, but there
is no bad whisky." This is not
true of tailoring. There is good
tailoring and better tailoring
but there is also bad tailoring.
We take especial pride in turn
ing out. only first class work in
every respect and our large stock
of woolens for spring has been
carefully selected from tin; most
MAY WE SEE YOU?
E. F. DORN.
1812 Second Ave.
CHANCE FOR COMPANY
C TO SHOW METTLE
Muscatine Basketball Team That Has
Not Been Defeated This Season
Goes to Chicago.
The Company C basketball team 01
Muscatine, will bo put to the supreme
test of the season this week, going
to Chicago tomorrow to moot tiie best
aggregations of that c.ty for the cham
pionship of Mis'" west, and incidentally,
it the Tniti.l Sta.?s. Company C has
made a remarkable reci-n this winter,
but it has been p'i ;t cally all lone
on .the home floor whore o itsiders
have had little chain?. -The toant has
not been defeated, winning 19 games.
Among the teams defeated are Lewis
institute, Wheaton college, Denver ii'ii
versity, Haskell Indians, Chicago Me
teors, New York, Pella, Rock Island
Maroons, and other rfitst aggTogaMoas.
Its total points have "been 1.019 to 3Gs
for the Indians.
MANY WILL SHOOT
Experts From Various Places
Accept Invitation of Le
Claire Gun Club
FOR MATCH ON THURSDAY
championship of Rock
Soott Counties Will
The LeClaire Omi club has every
thing in readiiie.-s for the big clay bird
shoot to be hold there on Thursday.
Ttiu fontiiro of ihi ylumt will he a !a-
bird mutch to determine who is cham
pion of Hock Island and Scott couv
ties. The club has sent out invita
tions to all clubs in the neighboring
towns, and has received replies i'mm
Davenport, Hock Island, ticttendorf.
Pleasant Valley, Port ISyroii and tuna
marksmen, stating they would be on
land to carry off the championship.
Opt-mm t i!:tH.
This match will be called at 2:3d,
and the entrance fee will be $1.00.
Marksmen not caring to contest lor
t lie purse can enter by pay g lor lie
ANIMALS IX THE ST AH. ACT AT
birds. Other matches wii; be arrang
ed to suit the marksmen.
AT THE THEATER
BOOKINGS AT THE ILLINOIS.
March 11-16 DeArmond-Fuller com
March 17 "When Knighthood Wa3
March 18 "The College Widow."
March 20 O'Brien-Burns Fight Pic
tures. March 23 Mahara's Minstrels.
March 24 "Royal Chef."
March 25 Mclntyre & Heath in
"The Ham Tree."
March 31 "The Village Parson."
BOOKINGS AT THE GRAND.
March 14 Blanche Bates in "The
Girl of the Golden West."
Lover of Animals. Mnnou. 15at'
who comes to the Crand opera hous
Davenport. Thursday. March M. as th
star of David I'.elasco's drama of Cali
fornia in the (lays of '!!, "The ('.li
the Golden West," next to her profes
sion, loves animals. And of all ani
mals she loves horses best. The sta-r
does hot know a better horsewoman
than Miss Hates. Never ha:; there been
n time since site neeame a star, inai
upon her travels she lias not tak v.
one of her horses with hor. At tiimr;
she has carried two, a horse and n
nun v. but usually the nony spends his
time lazily on the Hates farm on th?!
Hudson, while the horse makes part:
of Miss Hates' entourage. The actress
ascribes her glowing health and her
constant good humor to hor early!
morning equestrianism. She declare
that a gallop on a good road, as th i
sun is rising, is the best tonic on earth,
improving not only health but temper.
That, so far as Miss Dates is con
cerned, the prescription is the rigVit
one. cannot be doubted. Her sunny
disposition is a by-word among those
who know her.
Used Famous Painting as Model.
I Celebrated pictures are often used for
models by scene painters who desire
particularly striking effects in the set
ting they produce. Nearly every the
atrical artist has his study well stock
ed with photographs of familiar mas
terpieces, and often of actual localities.
In fact, a firm of New York artists but
reqently received a commission from
the government to visit the grand can
yon of Arizona in order that they
might be able to depict faithfully an I
truthfully this' great and wonderful
scone of nature. The artists wlw built
the second act of "The Royal Chef
which is to h; seen at the Illinois the
ater March 24. used a famous rainting
fur their model, "The Spirit of '70."
"When Knighthood Was in Flower."
A theatrical event in which all the
theatergoers of this city are much .n
teiested is the engagement of Grae-3
Morritt in "When Knignttiood Was in
Flower." at the Illinois theater Sunday
matinee and night. The interest do--s
not center wholly about the actress,
Miss Merritt, though she is one of the
most talented on the American stage
today, and one of the most beautiful,
but is divided partly with her play.
diamat'zed from Charles Major's beau
tiful novel by Paul Kester. The entire
story as it is in the book is told ii
the play, and yet. while Mr. Kester has
preserved all the charm and atmos
phere ol the novel, he has successful!'
avoided making his drama loo discurs
Is Ade's.Best Work. A play hub
bling with the excitement of youth and
bristling with humor that is always
crisp and pointed without being veno
mous, is Ceor.ee Ade's "The College
Widow," which conies to the Illinois
Monday evening. March IS, under the
management of Henry W. Savage.
combination of Ado and Savage :s
good enough at any time, but in thjs
case the comedy is as popular as its
author and producer. Most people
THK ELI IE ALL iHIS WEEK.
who have seen it want to see it again,
and those who have not seen it. have
heard so much about it that nothing
can Veep them away. George Ado .s
a talented young man who has thus
far traveled upward without straying
fiem the narrow path of originality.
newspaper writer, a comic opera 'i-
biettist. a playwright all in quijk
transition Mr. Ado has left the indel-
imuo main oi genius on wnatevor no
!:as penned. His best work is "The
College Widow." Everybody savs so
A happily chosen subject, skillfully
treated, it is both humorous anl
At the Elite. The headline of this
week's bill, at the Elite are the little
1T!E HAPPY CHAPEROXE WHO
LOVES ALL HER HOYS IN "THE
animals in Woodford s animal circus
Tue aggregation consists of two fox
:eriier dogs, two monkeys, and two
ponies. One of the jninies is said to
be tiie smallest pony in the world. The
Jittle fellow stands loss than three feet
high. Tiie feature act. is that of the
monkeys, so well trained that they
actually resemble human beings, and
they are so comical in their varied
str.nts that they keep the audience in
an uproar all during the act. Ahern
and Baxter, acrobats, are presenting a
very pleasing act in which they di
some very remarkable stunts, reqtiir
ing skill and steadiness. Miss Belle
Gordon, the bag puncher, Is one of the
I ; V ,VV;'
LEADERS SEND THEIR
RIVALS DOWN A PEG
Hampton and Driggs Defeat McCanJ-
less and Simmons in Y. M. C. A.
were played in the
it the Y.
M. C. A. last evening. Tiie first two
were played between Hampton and
Driggs and McCa'ndless and Simmon,
the loading ttams in the contest. Holh
ames were won by the former, the
first by a score of 21 to l:'., and th-:
second 21 to !. McCandloss and Sim
moil dropped to third place. The last
two games were between Witter anl
Weld and Somlers and Griggs. The
former won both games, tiie first bv
score of 21 to :! and the second 21
to 1G. Witter and Weld now hoid sec
ond place. The standings of t lie- team';
ire as follows:
Hampton and Driggs ....11
Wii tor and Well Hi
M Candless and Simmon 1 1
Stafford and Dan it
Olmsted and La Velio . . . !1
Burnett and Schaffcr 5
Kirst and Hun toon 7
Souders and Griggs fl
Moran and Wenger "
cleverest woman physical cnlttirisl ever
seen in the three cities. Jerome and
Morrison, two clever little women danc
ers ami singers, are making a great
sit with their song entitled "Mr. Jack
son s Last Farewell. Tne song for
this week is "Florodora. ' very beauti
fully illustrated. The pictures sue new
Put Discussion to the Test. The
liscussion which arose at the lime of
the recent. 2!-round bout. between .lac;;
O'Brien and Tommy Burns as to the
fairness of Jim Jeffries' decision, will
lie put to a severe test when pictures
jf this contest will be shown at the
Illinois theater Wednesday. March 20.
Ioal lovers of boxing will then have
an opportunity of judging for them
selves whether or not the chanipion'
ruling was a just one to both contest
ants. A Favorite Remedy for Babies.
Its pleasant taste and prompt euros
have made Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy a favorite with the mothers t.f
small children. It quickly cures their
coughs and colds and prevents any
danger of pneumonia or other serious
consequences. It not only cur?s
rroup, but when given as soon as the
croupy cough appears will prevent the
attack. For sale by all leading drug
LANGE .& HEITMAMN
Never before have the people of this vicinity had
such a money saving opportunity; never before
has a stock of such high quality been sacrificed
at the prices we are offering. But we can move
cash easier than we can stock, and for that
reason everything must go.
Saturday Night, March 16,
the Great Sale of the Harris
But before that time we intend to sell groceries
as they have never been sold before. Remem
ber this sale will continue but four more days.
FROM THE DOPE BOX.
C. Darringer.'anctlier star of the De
troit Americans, has bei n secured by
Manager Kinsella. of Springfield.
Charles Taylor, a pitcher of the col
lego team of Iowa City, has sign"!
with Clinton, but will not report un'il
Pat O'Connor, "the Decatur catch;':-,
iias declined to sign a contract.
Harry Truby, the for nit r Blooming
ton player, and who tried to secure a
position as Three-Eye league unipi"o.
has signed to umpire in the Virginia
Mike Bryotto. who was traded by
Decatur to Mobile, has accepted the in
evitable and will report next week.
Springfield and Ross Thornton luiv
compromise:! on Lie salary decision
anil he signed a contract Saturday. IK
will have the distinction of being on
of the highest salaried players in th
league and is probably worth tin
The Clinton Baseball association
unfortunate in losing two of its met
hers. President P. P. Crafts resign--!
some time ago, being compelled
leave (lie city to lake a position vi,h
another interurbnn company. Xjv
conies hecretary M. . I'urcell. wao
re-signs in take a position at Port lan 1.
Ore. Two new olllcers will have to bo
If the lower1 house
lature passes the
through the senate
will be no morning
of the Iowa logi--bill
that we it
baseball games in
that state hereafter. The measure
bars baseball and horse racing mill
' p. m.
Here is the comment of the Los An
geles ' Times on the work of Waller
vuiiisie in tine oi ine recent games n:
that city against the New York Giants:
"Speaking about Carlisle, we have n
right to talk as loud as a society wo
man on a street, car. Some one said
yesterday that McGraw wouldn't' mind
having him and if this is so it serves
Mac right. He is pretty badly swelled
t:p himself over something that 't
would take a man a long time to guess,
but. we are pretty uppish "our own
selves" over our boy fielder. He
banged out two hard doubles off tho
big leaguer. Rube Vickers: drew I ho
only pass that Rubo gave in the game
punched in our first two runs with a
cracking two-horse swipe to right field
and made the other run himself. In
addition to all this he had four pretty
caicnes in leu new, maue a line riiii-
READY FOR FRAY
Galligan and McFarland on Hand for
Mill at Davenport This
Packy McFarland and Joe Galligan,
who will be the star actors in the box
ing program at Clans Groth hall. Dav
enport, this evening, arrived in the
city last night. Both are in perfect
condition and confident of viotoiv.
Manager Elders of the Davenport Ath
letic club announces that he lias been
requested to reserve seats for Battling
Nelson and two companions at th
lingside. but nothing had been heard
loday as to whether the former light
weight champion would in fact, be
present. Nelson may come with tin
delegation from Chicago which will ar
rive late this afternoon. It is sail
there will be fuiiy loo sports from the
Windy city on hand to see the battle.
liing catch of a short fly back of short
field anl stole si eond. The Giants
until I show aiiythoig be. tor yesterday
than Carlisle, but after all. Frank
Chance says almost 'r.v.j one f an play
in me nig leagues u tie is only luckv
enough to be signed."
Memphis Appeal: Sugar Glen Lio.v
Itardt, who caa.e early last spring tin
heralded, unannounced and wiMi a sad
it cord of a season bereft of triumph
won his title to "Iron Man." "Baron.'
and "Iron Chancellor." He was sold to
Cleveland. Just five years previous ti.
Liebhardt's arrival came Kobo:i
Khoados. He. developed hero with
Cha.tios Frank's Kam. Both pitchers
are now valued members of Larry Li-jo-oY,
Clevi hinders. B ith wt re "made
Dubuque has succeeded in purohis
ing First Baseman Barlow from the
t- reeport team of the Wisconsin leagii-r
P.ariow was the best, in his position
in the league and is said to have
batted above .'Joo.
"I bought a 50-cont bottle of Kodol
and the benefit I received all the gold
in Georgia could not buy. In three
months I was well and hearty. May
you live lrmg and prosper." C. X. Cor
nell, Roding. Ga., lflOG. Kodol for dys
pepsia is sold by all druggists.
Davis Churchill. Clrcult'Operaton
Three I'erformanrea IJitlly Tfcr.
10c ADMISSION 10c . .
Rpsprved -ats. 20c; Saturday matlne
thtldri d under 12 years, be
ilmwiiili Infill ftiiiMdfciy
biHiciidN Cimmbcrux. Kindt fttunw
One Week, Beginning Monday Even
ing, March 11,
nt Xt.-ilim-e Saturday,
In a Kcp rtoire of Iiu-st Snceessm.
LOST IN THE LAND OF NOWHERE.
!; nilifr Prices lite, ttiic, "cc.
Matim-t: Prices luc any seat.
I.:uli-s free Moml-iy liillt uniler the
usual omlit ions.
Thursday, March 14.
Time (Inly Curtain
riages at 11. David
it S:i:.. Car-
THE GIRL OF THE
A Drama of California, ! llavlil
Must be accompanieil ly check or
money order, payable to William Bow
man, mnnapcr, itnimt opera hoiiso.
Regular seat sale Tuesday, at S a. m.
Klenze's drug store. 111 West Second
PrltTN r.ilc. 7r.c, Jl, J1..-.0, J2. Limit
of six to one person.
THREE SHOWS DAlLY
3 P. M. 8 P. M. 9:15 P. M.
SPECIAL Entire change tit program
twice a week Mondays and Thursdays.
Any Seat.. ...