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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY. FEBRTTA"R.V 15, 1908.
WILLO PEN MONDAY
Seat Sale for the Local Drama,
"The Westville Cadets."
at the Illinois.
OJTL00K FOR A BSG HOUSE
Play Written ay Home Young People
to Be Given by Home
Tbe seat sale for the military and
musical drama, "The Westville- Cadets"
of which Lee It. Davis, Miss Mary K.
Simpson and Will Trimble are Hie
authors, and which is to bo presented
at the Illinois theater next Wednes
day night, opens at the theater box
dated with 130 colored views. On ac
count of the iaige number of people
wishing to attaint this lecture arrange
ments have been made for reserved
seats reservation to be made at Klen
ze's pharmacy, 111 West Second street.
laptain Amundsen is one or the most
noted explorers and his trip through
the northwest passage has attracted
WHO WAS IT STUNG
Chicagoan Claims to Have Been
Bunked in Fake Prize Fight at
Rock Island Recently.
Chicago,' Feb. 15. J. R. Weil is un
der arrest at Ihe Harrison street. po
lice station, charged with bunking Ed
ward Goodman, Ml! Fiftieth street, out
of $2,H)i) on a phoney prize fight. Good-
NII.LSON AKUIAL PALLET WHICH IS TO EE PRESENTED AT THE
ELITE NEXT WEEK.
Rock Island High School Takes
Listless Basketball Game
58 to 29.
JJNIORS WIN PRELIMINARY
Local Y. M. C. A. First Team Defeated
Moline Independents in Moline
by Score -of 51 to 36.
office at 9 o'clock Monday morning.
At that hou- ihose having purchased
tickets in advauce may exchange them
for reserved seats, while those who
have not yet recti red tickets may pur
chase them direct.
Outlook for n ISij House.
The outlook i.; that the production
will bo greeted by a capacity house,
most of the boxes having already been
The play which is unique in its
character. i3 lo be given, as has been
announced, for the benefit of Trinity
parish, and apart from the fact that
its authors are Itock Island young peo-
man s story is that of the old gag. He
supposed he was betting on a fixed
fight, staged at Rock Island a short
t.me ago. His man was knocked out
in the fourth round.
Assistant. State's Attorney Roe sniffs
a irameup and caused a warrant to be
issued for Weil's arrest. The case was
called before Municipal Judge Wells
jcsteruay morning, but was continued
until PVb. 18. The police claim Weil
is a well-known confidence man.
Chief of Police Eckhart. when fines
tioned today regarding the foregoing,
siatea that, no complaints had been
made to the local authorities of such
y"f ft '. J
The Rock Island hish school defeat
ed the five of the Clinton high school
n a rather listless game last evening
in the lo.cal school gymnasium, the
score being 5S to 29. The Rock Island
team showed superior ability from the
start, and without undue effort, piled
up xne points at the end of the first
half, 33 to 15. Jt also won the second
half by a good margin, 25 to 14.
Ihe Rock Island team lined un as
follows: Breniian. center! strpekfns
nd Yciung. guards: Liitt and Voss.
la mm TraiiiH Play.
As a curtain raiser the Eleven-second
team and the Juniors Dlaved a same.
The first half ended in favor of the
Eleven-twos, score 9 to C. The second
half was quite the opposite. 10 to 1 in
favor of the Juniors wlin won the
game 10 to 1C. The teams nlaved as
Juniors Fry. center: Riche ami R.
Rich, forwards: Finkelstein and Chap
Eleven-twos Young, center: Smith
and J. MacManus forwards- Pmi.-
nd Sullivan, guards.
V. Hall and Slier of Rock Island and
Condon of Clinton officiated in the
V. M. V. A. Wlun.
The Y. M. C. A. first team nl.iveil th.-
Moline Independents, formerly the Mo-
une nign school first team, in the old
Wagner op?ra house in Molino last
evening and won an easy game. The
Rock Island team won in the first half,
which closed 31 to 14 In its favor, as
the Moline team took the second half
22 to 20. The final score in favor of
the Y. M. C. A. was 51 to 3C. Mac
Manus, who took Janus place at for
ward, made 10 field baskets obtaining
20 of the 51 loints. The teams nlnvnfi
Y. M. C. A. Jensen, center- Pii.-.n
and MacManus. forwards: Drisrsr and
W. Robb, guards
Independents Woodvatt. ronton-
Young and Hart7e11. forwnrd- ai
and Reeves, guards.
MiimciiHuc W inner.
ihe Muscatine high school team
won easily frrni the Moline school
team in-the Muscatine Y. M C.
gymnasium lat evening, the score be
ing at, to Is. The Moline hov? nnnnr.
ently did not get started in the game.
The Illinois. -
(Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.)
Fob. J"T,e Two Orphan," mati
nee and nlKht.
IVb. 3 "The IVeKtvIUe Cadet."
Ken. 22 The JefTerxonn. In "The 111
vuln," matinee and night.
rro. ii "Montana," matinee ami
I'eb. 20 MIhh May IlobNon, Mtarrlng
"Ihe Ilejuvenatlun of Aunt Mary."
Keb. 27 "The Gingerbread Man."
JIARRIET BEHXEE, AS SUZUKI; IN "MADAM
BUTTERFLY," AT ; TlfE
pie, the cast embraces the best nnia
teur talent in tte three cities. , j z
EXPL0RERT0 GIVE LECTURE
Captain Roald Amundsen to Be Heard
in Davenport Monday.
Captain Roald Amundsen, the noted
explorer, will give a lecture ' in the
Davenport Academy of Science course
at the Davenport high school Monday
evening on "Conquering the Northwest
Passage," Th? lecture will be illus-
a game being worked in this city,
though a stranger is said to have been
mulcted for $2,5C0 in Moline recently.
Postpone Britt-Ne;son Bout. 1
Los Angeles, Feb. 15, The Britt
Nelson 10-romui bout, set for Feb 25
here, was postponed last night to
March 3. ,
Frankfurters tnd sauerkraut at Dei
cenroth's place Saturday night 1501
Fourth avenuo. '
. The Elite.
(Eighteenth Street, North of Second
yandevllle at 3, 8 and 0:15 n. m. Two
aiatlneea Sundaya and holidays.
(Second Avenue, East of Nineteenth
Vaudeville at 3, 8 and 1:15 p. m. Two
aiatlneea Sunday and lioli.ln-ra.
A Most Appealing Romance. A
most appealing romance in nlnv fnrm
is the "Two Orphans." which will hP
at me Illinois tomorrow, Feb. 16 mat
mee and evening. The drama wm ho
presented by the Fred G. Conrad com
pany, and will include snm nf tho
best known actors of esueci.il exneri-
ence in this play. Mr. Conrad uses
the authorized Kate Claxton version,
the only one giving a full and correct
idea of the power and beauty of the
jiuma, ana ne tnus has the advantage
of all her years of success in hp
part of the blind girl. A complete
-'quipment of scenery is carried.
At the FamilyThe bill at the Fam
ily the last half of this week affords
number of new features, and never
Jcfore seen in this city. One of these
features Is the Chamberlains, Frank
Jnd Myrtle, in lasso throwing feats
who are making a success. Mrs. Cham
Jerlain weighs something over 200
pounds, but weight does not over
shadow her skill or gracefulness in
browing the rope. The most notable,
eat performed by Mr. Chamberlain is
hat of throwing the rope around Mrs.
chamberlains feet, standing at a dis
ance of 20 feet from, her, and then ty
ng her feet and hands securely in. half
Pitches at the same distance by a sim
ple twist of the rope. V The Otura Jap
lnesfc troupe of acrobats is meeting
with -the approval oft the youngsters
Jwing to the fact that-
iists of three little Japanese children,!
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AND FOUR OTHER GOOD ACTS AT
Commencing Monday Matinee.
Prices remain the same 10 and 20 cents.
I in n i
uuu uvu it )t'.irs 01 a so. The fonts!
ione over 14 years of age. The feats
n tumbling and hand-balancing are
marvelous. Clark & Duncan, travestv
artists and character chanuer.s are
presenting a class of entertainment
I hat has not be en seen here before.
Glenn Burt, a Yiddish comedian, one
of Chicago's favorites, is holding up
Ihe comedy end of tbe bill in ureit
style. He is an excellent pnrody sing
er, and he never fails to be recalled :i
number of limes. Miss Marie Salis
bury, the soubretle, it doing a Teddy
bear specialty this week. The pict
ures are very good. Manager Iewin-
sohn has arranged for the "Passion
Play," a $10,000 moving picture, to ap
pear here soon.
A tissue builder. flesh nrndneer
brings health and happiness into the
system. That's what Ilollister's'Rocky
iiountain tea has done for millions
'Twill do the same for you. 35 cents,
tea or tablets: Harper House pharmacy.
AL W0LGA8T VMS
OVER HARRY BAKER
Doubtful Decision Given Favorite Son
at Milwaukee Not Yet Ready
to Meet Attell.
Milwaukee, Wis., Feb. 15. Ad Wol
gast was awarded the decision in his
fight with Harry Baker, the California
featherweight, alter 10 rounds of the
fiercest kind of fighting. Failure to
make his blows Count last night robbed
the western lad of the chance to meet
Baker landed more often than his
opponent, but his wallops were inef
fective. Wolg.'st forced his man from
Ihe start and repeatedly had him
backed to the .opes, ripping in punches
with either hand. Baker kept his left
going to the face repeatedly and sent
in enough wailops in right hand up
percuts to have won the battle hands
down, but the punch he carried was
lacking in steam.
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22 in "The Rivals."
Howard Murphy formerly with De
catur, has signed with Kansas City.
, Big Bd .Kiiuella, the Bloomington
boy who pitched last season with Port
land, is to be married at Bloomington
March 3 to Miss Mabel Merna of that
A deal was closed this week by
which Springfield and Quincv will nlav
a series of exhibition games in Quincy
April 17, IS and 19. Manager Cook
i if the Islanders also exnects to nlav
I at Quincy April 24, 25 and 26. Many
other associations are arranging for
exhibition games during the training
season. Many managers sent out their
contracts this, week, all players under
reserve and whom it is desired to re
port, being tendered the customary
legal document. Springfield leads all
other clubs. President Kinsella send
ing out no less than 45.
Word has been received this week
that Otis Crandall has accepted terms
with the New YoH: Giants and will
join the training squad next month.
Crandall was drafted last fall fmm
Cedar Rapids, but he objected to the j
saiary that Manager McGraw tendered
ana declined lo sign. This week lie
leconsidered and forwarded nis con
Says the Deeitnr Ronioiu. m,r,
- . T) . i iiuiiida
.fu..um, wno played, first base for the
"iu,i '-i summer i nrai tn mi
stime the obligations of wedlock, ac
cording to a story that corrt in
It is told that early last year atJlock
inanu, when lemiant was bittin-r at
a merry clip, h3 sent the ball oyer the
lence, wnich netted U hom run and
uie game, a vounrr lariv cratch i
- o J . i v i, XI 1 111'
grand stand was completely won by
the performan;e of the ball player.
i,e hougnt an introduction. Now
it is told that th
r . .v ncu,
the woman in the case is Miss Flor
ence Conroy of Brookfield Mo The
wedding is set for Feb. IS." Mavbe
um.lue so. jiut the fans here are
having a lot of trouble recalling when
lennant knocked the ball over the
f nee or-. anywhere else than into a
fielder's hands. v
Catcher Frank Erickson will not be
w . th Peona the coming season, ac
cendmg to a dispatch from To,edo,
which announces that ti, ..t t
v 1 W.ausa in the
TniT T ,CJfiue' aionS wih Pitchers
John Joss and Ralph Comstock Erick-
ca"dWaS merely loaned t0 Pwria, it is
Pete Lister has received his contract
'0nL To,f ,to which cl,,b he was sold
by Cleveland. He has not signed as
Jet but will probably do so. Toledo
will begin training nt
about the middle of March
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JAWES0N LEE FINNEY.
Mr. Finney is said to be one of the handsomest of the matinee Idols nu
latest success was written by Grace Livingston Furniss and Is entitled" "The
Man on the Case." a detective story. Mr. Fiuuey was one of the players In
the celebrated all star revival of "The Two Orphans" several years ago lu
which Clara Morris made her last stage appearance.
determination of the G. A. R. of Iowa
to prevent all ball games Memorial day
before 3 p. m. It is said that iniafte-
tions will be Mnured whereever there
is a disposition to evade the law.
The Peoria association has made
formal protest to President Holland
against further expenditure of monev
for attorney's fees in fighting the Du
buque injunction. More "treason."
Sheldon LeJoune has been purchased
by Dubuque fi mi the Chicago White
Sox. He is a catcher and outfielder
and a good hi'ler. He was formerly
with the Springfield, Ohio, team.
Rheumatism Cured in a Day.
Dr. Detchon's Relief for Rheuma
tism and neuralgia radically cures iu
one to three days. Its action upon the
system is remarkable and mysterious.
It removes at once the cause,and the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits. 75 cents
and $1. Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501
Second avenue. Rock Island; Gust
Schlegel & Son. 20 West Reennrt
Farmer Burns Throw.. Indian.
Omaha. Feb. 35. Farmer Burns for
(Continued on Page Six.)
Wednesday Evening, Feb. 19.
Military Drama, with Music by Lee
R. Pavis nl MNs Mary K. Simp
son, assisted by Will Trimble.
I'l-f-scntol by . Local
The makins of a Thr-x? . .
.,, . ' - -"'ujc scnenuie 1 itio
Will be complicated this season by the and i.25. .
Reserved seat sale opens at 9 a m.
Monday, Ft-b. 17, at Illinois theater box
office. . '
l itiL.fc,b 2:jc, 7ac ami $1; box seats
Sunday,. Feb. 16.
Mntlne am! Nixht.
Fred J. Conrail I'res.nts lento r-i
ton's Version of
THE TWO ORPHANS
I'JUCKS Matinee. lOe and 2r.c: nlKht.
10-, 20o. 3e anil ;"0c.
Seat sale nt theater Friday, Feb. 14.
Phone west 224.
FAMI L Y
S. A. Lewinsdhn, Owner and Manager.
SHOW . "
lilK In Rvrrytblasr but (he Prtee, ktrk
Ilriualnn the Saiae lo and
20 Cent. '
Get coupons on the piano contest, to
be held " next ' Wwti.oiti - ...... t
" j veiling,
Feb. 19. . . - " -
One matinee Sunday at 3:15. : " ;