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THE 'ARGUS, FRIDAY, MAY 17, 1007.
HE GETS IN FREE
President Roosevelt Need Not
Pay His Quarter to See
OR OF ANY OTHER LEAGUE
M. H. Sexton Among Those Who Are
Instrumental in Conferring
Unique Life Pass.
M. II. Sexton, who Is a manlier of
Ihe hoatd of the National Association
of Piofessional Baseball l.ca.uues, yes
terday afternoon was notified of th':
presentation to President Roosevelt :tt
Washington of a life complimentary
ticket entitling him to admission to
We sell for CASH ONLY, there
fore we are able to sell for these
low prices. which will be in
force from Monday, May 13, till
Saturday, May 18.
20 pounds of granulated
Golden West Hour,
P-T sack 9C
fancy butter, per
ltural New York potatoes,
per bushel 50c
Head Light brand sweet
corn, per can JJ
Great Hock Island scap,
1- bars i5
Pure Leaf Lard.
- lockages Z)C
Regular lT'.c coffee,
i,iT ii) i5e
.louatliait brand baked
beans, three '' lb. cans Hoc
Six cans of Columbia
or l'et Brand Milk 125e
Toasted Corn Flakes,
o packages 23c
I"'1, " 5e
Baldwin brand evaporated
apples, per package 10
Fresh Cottage Cheese Every Day.
all baseball leagues belonging to the
association. Mr. Sexton was one of
those who voted to confer this honor
upon the ediief executive. The commit
tee which made the presentation was
composed of 'President P. T. Powers,
Secretary .1. 11. Parrell, and Kugenc F.
Lin t of San Francisco, and J. M. Regan
of lioston. Secretary Farrell made the
Mr. Sexton has a photograph of the
pass, which is probably the most elab
orate ever conferred in the history of
the game, it is of solid 14 karat gold
and provided with gold hinges so that
it may be conveniently carried in the
vest pocket. On the outside cover is
engraved the following:
"Presented to Theodore Roosevelt by
tb.i' National Association of Professional
Baseball Leagues. May 1. 19"7."
The inside contains a likeness of the
president beautifully enameled on the
gold face. The rim is of delicate chase
work. On the upper rim are the words
"Life Member," and on the lower rim
tile word "Complimentary."
Tlir'P-l-; Aiiioiik Thrill.
The leagues named on the inside are:
Lastern. Western, American associa
tion. Pacific Coast, New York State,
Three Kye. Southern, New Knglnnd,
Connecticut. Western association. Cen
tral. Tri-State, Cotton States, Texas,
Noithcrn, South Atlantic. Iowa State,
Ohio and Pennsylvania. Interstate,
IVnn V 1 V'M n i:l Ollin ;inil . M -i r vl -l n ,1
ji Northwestern, and Virginia. It is spe
cifically stated that the pass is good
lor all other leagues in the
States and Canada, comprising in all,
.and including the American and Na
tional leagues, organizations. The
jbig leagues are not mentioned, because
j the national board has no jurisdiction
'over them. However, the hitter's pass
es are recognizee ny tiotn i lie Ameri
can and National.
ILLINOIS SHOOT IS CLOSED
THE ONLY STRICTLY CASH
STORE IN TOWN.
930 Third Avenue - - Doth Phones
Championship Meet at Chicago Comes
To an End.
Chicago, May 17. Joseph Barto of
Chicago won the Illinois Mate shoot
ing championship with a score of 4.") of
a possible f0 targets. The champion
ship for professionals went to F. C.
RichI of Alton, 111., who scored 17 out.
of a possible ."' targets. Holla Ileikes
of Dayton, Ohio, won the L'iH. target
(-vent by a score of 1 !:.'. The highest
total score by an amateur was made
by Lem C. Willanl of Chicago with -It;.',
out of a possible W. R. Crosbv
of O'Fallon. III., made the highest total
piofessional score with 17 out of 5i".
A Chance to Sqlvc From 20 to 50
On the Choicest Lino oi! Furniture, Carpets, Kus, Stoves, lief rit; rotors, (Queens
ware, ete., ever Hold in Divennort. This is not an ordinary clearance sale. It's the
Closing Out of the former
DRAKE FURNITURE & CARPET CO.
Stock, Avith instructions to lose no time in doing it: hence these hargains. Money is the Object.
Iron Reds, color green
Ingrain Carpets, Drake's best quality.
Solid Oak M
our price . . .
dicine Cabinets, mirror front, cheap at $1.
Bargains like these all through the
house. Come in and sec.
The Bargains in the Basement.
One- lot It inch Carvers, per pair
One lot It inch Carvers, per pair
One Kit inch Carvers, per pair
One lot inch Carvers, per pair
One lot ; inch Carvers, per pair
One lot !t inch Carvers, throe piece set
One lot ! inch Carvers, three piece set
One- lot S inch Butcher Knives
One lot r, inch Butcher Knives
One lot J'read Knives
One lot Vegetable Forks
One lot Paring Knives
S1.70 SI AK
26" "iSiK-11 " '
FRENCH AUTOIST IS KILLED
Albert Clement, Son of Manufacturer,
Meets Fatal Accident.
Dieppe. France, May 17. Albert
Clement, son of the well Known auto
mobile builder, was killed iustnuly t -day
during a run in preparation for ;n
auto club prize. C'letiieur was we-i
known among atitomobilists in tlu
nwwmijJIjpi piiii i
BUMPED THE BEST
Tony Caponi Who Meets Billy
Papke Next Tuesday, Hero
of Many Battles.
DRAWS WITH TOM BURNS
I Plans for Tennis Court.
j Next Monday evening in the chapes
jof the association building the board of
1 di;i ( tors of the Y. M. C. A. will meet
'in ;i special se.-sinn to ai range for the
Clash in Davenport at 152 Pounds
Unholz Collins Semi Wind Up
- a Good One.
Kock Island ii;
just aching to
cross the creek
;!it fan:i who are now
see a, good scrap w'il
in large numbers to
Tuesday night to wit-
tennis court for the' association.
DeWifs Kidney and Bladder Pills af
1 1 ford prompt relief for weak kidneys.
j backache and urinary troubles. So'.-l
; tin uiuqsii.
Correct Clothing Style
Please don't tliink that wc charge you more
for clothing than you would have to pay at a
spot cash store ! wc don't have too.
With a factory to make and with 72 stores
I to distribute wc can and wc do sell clothing
i on easy terms direct to wearer at cash store
prices. $1.00 a week payments.
No security required no humbug meth
ods just promise to pay that's all.
TVflPn'c Plain and fancy weaves all
XfJLV.ll Q kJUll.Q ncw paUerr.s well made
as good values a:s you will find j2
SIO.OO to $20.00
8.00 to 20.00
1.00 to 3.00
The smartest of this season's
styles dependable quality
expert tailoring on Credit
$10 to $32
ness the light between Tony Capon,
the Italian champion middleweight oi
Chicago and Biily Papke. the- Spring
valley whirlwind. Thev will meet for
15 rounds at H2 pounds and the Da
enport Athletic club assures its pa.
wis that it will be the greatest ligV
et seen in Davenport.
lony Caponi, the hero of IS batile--.
holds decisions over Young Mahonev.
Jim Driseoll, Larry Temple. Charlie
Mack, and George Gunthcr and ha-'
fought Tommy Hums, the present
hampion. two hard dtaws. He has
knocked out 22 men of all sizes, anion.;
them being "Buck" Montgomery. .lust
previous to that bout, Montgomery had
knocked out Hugo Kelly in one round
tnd the latter is the' man who fought !
great 2i round nattlc last week with
Jack "Twin" Sullivan at Los Angeles.
Papke has yet to meet defeat. Lik
Kansas cyclone, he has mowed dov:i
every! lung hctoro mm and is todav
recognized as the coming champion i.i
iifil lniiiifli fur M;iiti :trtl.
The seini -windup of in rounds be
tween Rudolph Vnholz. the South Aft i-
can champion, and JJirdleg Collins,
the crack St. Louis colored lighter
who once fought a draw with .In.;
Cans, will without question be the best
and most expensive semi-windup evev
iven in Davenport. This bout alono
considered by t lie average fan as
ood enough for the main bout of any
show but being desirious of giving its
patrons the best to be had in the box
ing line, the Davenport. Athletic club
has placed it second to the Caponi-
Several good preliminaries are also
announced. Malachy llogan will ref
eree all the bouts.
$7 to S25
9 to 18
a to 10
3 to 20
Genesee Shoes Se K5 $3.50
117i West Second Street
there are nn open dates. Ir is argued
that nobody has a cinch on the pennant
as yet. and now is a good time to talk
tho matter over. Kvidently Donnelly
counts on making a strong hnish. lii;
who ever heard of any league playin.;
all the games scheduled? Guess we
will all be ready to quit by Sept. 17.
Hugh Werner, !he new catcher wh )
has reported at Spt inufield is a left
bander. lie and Fred Dopp. a ne.v
pitcher, both hail from Troy, X. Y.
Mike Kelly, writing in the Decant"
Review, says all that team wants is
pitcher who is practically sure to w :i
all the games I t. pitches and then the
pennant will be cinched. ' Great Scott,
what a bump of actpiiHtivcncss souk:
of us have.
Blotches, pimples, flesh worm.-,
black heads, are unsightly and ilen i" '
impure blood, llollister's Koeky Moun
tain Tea will drive them away, carry
ing people clear to the top floor of
health and happiness. ;;." cents. Tea or
Tablets. Harper house pharmacy.
HIGH SCHOOL FRAT
BOYS RAISE FLAG
Squeals and Several Sus
Arc Now Said to Be
The annual Hag raising at the high
schol took dace last nighi an.! as a re
sult the annual suspension of S or 1
boys who attend the school will prob
ably take- place in a day or so. It was
not a class Hag tiiis time, but the ban
ner of ihe S. iC. E. boys' fraternity.
This organization, which of course is
outside of school authority and not rec
ognized by the faculty, h Id a meeting
last night ami decided to obtain a little
publicity. So ladders were secured,
and after coiisidei able, labor the- out
side of the building was scaled and Ihe
banner hoisted from the flagstaff, where
i' remained till this morning.
When Principal Brown reached school
this morning lie took one or two in tu
bers of the fraternity through the
sweating process, and as a result ob
tained a confes.-ion which, it is alleged,
involves scions of several prominent
families. Chief blame for the prank is
attached by the school authorities to
three boys ncn now attending school
who are still members of the fraternity.
As it happens there are no seniors in
volved and the Misprisions will not
therefore affect the size of the gradu
A girl who has fallen heir to one of
these Koeky Mountain T a complex
ions is In be envied. Giils who-
mothers and grandmothers look Hoi
lister's Koeky Mountain Tea convey?'i
a blessing on their children. Hat pt r
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FROM THE DOPE BOX.
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Cy Black's Keokuk team to four hits.
Frank Shanb, the former Rock Is
hinder, played the outfield for Madison
in tho Wisconsin league yesterday and
made a home run and a three-bagger,
winning the game.
. Yes, Yes, Rock Island is still hitting
some. Ixxjk at the score.
Erickson, the new caicher .Peoria
bought from Toledo, arrived in time to
work against Rock Island yesterdav
and had a busy day of it. Wolfe was
placed in the outfield to strengthen
the team by his supposed prowess with
the stick. He. did nothing.
Peoria papers are agitating a length
ening of the season, contending that.
will be impossible to make nn the
games lost early in the season because
wear. WE HAVE EVERYTHING IN
SLIPPERS, OXFORDS AND
SHOES, FROM LADIES' AND
GENTS' DOWN TO INFANTS'.
AND WE CAN SAVE YOU A
LITTLE MONEY TOO, OVR
PRICES ARE LOWER THAN
50 cents Aint
Much but It
is Worth Sav
ing. WE CARRY UNION MADE
TRY US' FOR GOOD SHOES.
1605 Second Ave.
B Opposite Illinois Theater.
00c Ladies' Fina
Lawn Waiots go at
$1.00 Ladies' Lone
Lawn Kimonas at
75c Girls' Dresses, agrs
6 to 14, now
Read and Sec What It
Will Buy for You Here
ON ANY LADIES' SPRING SUIT IN
THE HOUSE. BEAUTIFUL SILK
LINED SUITS. WORTH UP TO $20,
$3.00 Girls' Fine Spring
Coats, 6 to 14
75c Ladies' Steel
$1.00 Ladies' Fine Mus
lin Gowns for
ON ALL MEN'S FINE SPRING
SUITS. NONE RESERVED. SEE
OUR HANDSOME $12 SUITS THAT
ON EVERY LADIES' AND MISSES'
NEW SPRING SKIRT. OVER A
THOUSAND SKIRTS TO SELECT
FROM. $1.50 ONES
$2.00 Men's Hairline
Striped Pants now
4! 4l ? 4 ! . 4.
$ Xff W i i V
50c Men's Fine Balbrig
$5.00 Men's Gcod
Spring Suits go for
$2.00 Men's Fine
Kid Oxfords row
$10.00 Men's Fine
Spring Overcoats at
$2.00 Boys', Girls' and
39c Boys' Fine Knee
Pants, all ages, at
113 East Second Street