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THE ARGUS. TUESDAY, JANUARY 5. 1009.
In the" prescription department
of a drug store is absolutely
necessary to the welfare of a
community. r '..-.,
Do we do careful work? Ask
H. O. ROLFS,
STRUGGLE IS LONG
i National Commission Has Much Trou
ble Deciding the Minor League .
REBELS ARE STILL DEFIANT
Hot Words in Arguments Over Propo
sition Involving Eastern League
and American Association.
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Proud of the fabric, the fit, the
finish. So will you be when you
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ing. You won't have to accuse
' yourself of extravagance to en
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supplies. A full line of
Paper cases for Charlottes,
Bisque Glaces, Frappes, Salted
Nuts, and fancy Ice Creams.
1716 Second Ave. Both Phones.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 5. The ques
tion as to whether the Ameican asso
ciation and Eastern league will be put
into a special classification among the
baseball clubs of the country was not
decided last night. The national com
mission labored all day and late at
night and adjourned to meet again this
morning. The commission yesterday
decided to set back the date when ma
jor league clubs are allowed to pur
chase players, fixing the date Decem
ber 1 instead of February 1 as heretofore.
Fervid Oratory on Tap.
An abundance of oratory marked the
afternoon ' session which opened at 2
o'clock and lasted until after 7 o'clock.
The two ,?rebel" leagues and the loyal
minors were closeted with the national
commission and the-entire case, pro
and con, was put before the rulin.
Secretary J. H. Farrell's answer to
the demands of the American associa
tion and Eastern league was read. In
it he voiced the sentiments of the Na
tional association, which were any
thing but comforting to the two dis
satisfied organizations. He said the
us 'has not followed them In their
merry- mythical wanderings. "The
Scare Crow' and "The ' Merry Tin
Woodman" Have both been brought to
real life in famous s;age impersona
tions that are startingly real. In "Th -2
King of Tramps," which comes to the
Illinois tomorrow evening there Is a
young man, ' Clyde Long, whose
stage portrayal and character make up
of "The Scare Crow" is said to be a
little short of marvelous. Critics pro-
l nounce it as being a stage creation
that must be seen to be appreciated.
' In scarecrow language he is described
as being a person with a "stuffy tired
feeling at times, a little shaky on his
pins, borne people take him for a man
of straw, but he doesn't care a straw
Comes Well Recommended. "Lost
in the Hills," which is to be seen at
the Illinois theater this evening, comes
well recommended from a number of
cities in which it has appeared. It is
a western drama. . .
Down East Life Shown. Every day
down east life will be ably depicted
When ".lender the . Harvest . Moon"
comes to the Illinois Saturday, Jan.
P, matinee and evening to fill an en
gagement. Amid the Incidents of the
play is blended a pretty love story and
plenty of comedy- which go to make
this a well balanced play. Several
high class specialties are introduced
that lend added interest to the play.
Excellent scenery adds to the standard
of . the production.
OLSON TOO STRONG
Former Rock Island Wrestler Proves
Superiority in Light Heavies
- of the Mat. ,
TAKES TWO STRAIGHT FALLS
Wisconsin Man Clever, But Lacks
Power to Follow Up Advantage,
and Finally is Worn Down.
At the Family. The three Weston
sisters, one of the greatest musical
acts on the Western vaudeville cir
cuit, is featuring the bill at the Family
the first half of this week. This very
same act created quite a sensation in
the large vaudeville houses of Chicago
o c- Vi-vtf ilma icr nnd 4nr1o-Snr frnm rha
minor body could not quite under- wfly they were received at their initial
stand what the rebels were after; that appearance here last evening, they are
their demands were different at each' due to become more than prime favor
meeting. Farrell asserted the associa- ites with Rock Islanders. Another act
Chicago, Jan. 5. Charles Olson won
both falls from Fred Beell last night,
at the Coliseum before a- fair sized
crowd. Olson proved too strong for
his opponent, slamming him around
almost at will. Beell was clever and
got away in good shape, but the In
dianapolis man simply wore him down.
Both bouts lasted a fairly long time,
the first going to Olson in 3C:57, and
the second in 18:25, both on the scis
sors and bar arm hold. The men were
in good physical shape and did not
waste much time in getting down to
business. Beell tried many times for
the toe grip, but Olson slipped away
and took the aggressive part. This
continued throughout, and the crowd
appeared well satisfied with the pro
ceedings. . ,
Cheer for lleell.. "
. When Olson failed to throw Beell in
the first SO minutes many believed that
the little Wisconsin wonder would be
able to turn the trick. Every move on
his part was cheered, but he was not
strong enough to yank the Hoosier
over on his back. Dick Fleming ref
the- signing-of-the following players:
Pifchers, " Lyad ..: Skillman, Machlas
Wash.; Otto Fueling, Farmersburg,
Iowa; Dan Miller, Mount Morris, 111.;
Kenneth Leclare, New Orleans, La.;
Robert Berenedes, Bloomington, 111.;
Frank Largen, Chicago. 111. Outfield
ers, Silcroy Allen, Prairie du Chien,
Wis.; Arthur Kulmf, Grand Rapids,
Mich.; Fred Lyons, Decatur, 111.; Ar
thur Kohl, Iowa City, Iowa. Infielders.
George Nuller, Clinton, Wis.; H. H.
Mallard, Nashville, Tenn.; Henry Kra
her, Louisville, Ky.; Frank Larcher,
Detroit, Mich.; Charles Katz, Chicago.
TO SEND RESOLUTIONS
TO THE CONGRESSMEN
Protest Adopted by Laboring Men Sun
day to Be Delivered to Repre
sentatives of Districts.
Copies of the resolutions adopted
Sunday afternoon at the labor meeting
i at the Turner hall are to be sent at
once to Congressman McKinney and
Congressman Dawson, and to Samuel
Gompers, John Mitchell and Frank
Morrison. The resolutions voice a pro
test against the ruling against the
three labor leaders, and condemning
the conditions which are claimed to
have made possible a usurpation by
the judicial branch of the government
of the powers of the executive and leg
islative branches also. The resolutions
were adopted following addresses by
P. J. Carlson, F. W. Herges, Charles
Anderson, Alderman Martin McNealy,
and- F. E. Kirk. Rock Island; F. W.
Moody. M. T. Kennedy and W. A. John
son, Davenport, and Louis O. Jahns
State Poultry Show Opens.
Springfield, 111., Jan. 5. The 13 an
nual show of the Illinois Poultry asso
ciation opened yesterday at the state
PROSPERS IN NEW COUNTRY
C. E. Killmer, Formerly of This" City,
Writes from Coweta, Okla.
C. E. Killmer, formerly of this city
and now of Coweta, Okla.. writes The
Argus in enthusiastic . praise of the
land of his adoption. He says it is the
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STANDARD OIL, COMPANY
higher, corn V higher.
Liverpool closing Wheat C to
higher, corn higher.
Northwestern receipts Minneapolis,
today 107, last week 11S, last year 187.
Duluth. today C3, last week 173, last
Export clearances Wheat and flour
413,000, corn 321.000. oats 5,000.
Bradstreet's world's visible supply of
grain Wheat decrease 2,318,000, corn
increase 1,121,000, oats increase 418,-
New York Stocka.
York, Jan. 5. Following are
tho stock market
the quotations on
Gas 1C2, U. P.
preferred 113, U.
51, Reading 139, Rock Island pre
ferred 51, Rock Island common 24,
Northwestern 179, Southern Pacific
11SU "V V Control 198 lliccnnrl PoJ
cific C9, Great Northern 145, Uorth-
ern Pacific 140, Ii. & N. 124, Smelt
ers S3. C. F. I. 40. Canadian Pacific
174Vi. Illinois Central 145. Penna
133'4; Erie 33. iLead 7C, C.. & O.
55. B. R. T. C9, B. & O. IIO'J,
Atchison 99, Locomotive 5G, St.
Paul 147. Copper S2-, Southern Ry.
SCENE IN "UNDER THE HARVEST MOON," AT THE ILLINOIS THEATER JAN. . 9.
tion was willing to grant anything
reason, but that it did not
that is worthy of the term feature is
t of Cromwell and Samese in a
Both are experts in
able, that the two bodies were narties bar stunts, one carrying the comedy
to the national agreement and were
some of the rebel demands as reason- comedy bar act.
end and the other the sensational
DAYS ARE COMING, GET
READY FOR THEM NOW. WE
ARE OFFERING SPECIAL RE
DUCTIONS ON WINTER SUITS
AND OVERCOATS IN ORDER
TO CLEAR OUR CASE FOR
THE-SPRING STOCK. EVERY
PATTERN IS A NEW ONE.
WE CARRIED OVER NO OLD
STOCK FROM LAST WINTER.
. B. Zimmer & Son
&ks BailJing, l09 EighteTdh SL
iviolating that agreement when they
made such demands.
The rebels wanted to know if any
one could prove they ever had
to an agreement. They defied the
world to show that their names wore
signed to any contract with other
minor leagi:es. The loyals retorted
that the fact they paid annually for
protection proved they were parties to
the agreement. The session waxed
warm at times and there was more
than one exchange of hot words.
Bert Melburn, a blackface monologuist
is the fun maker of the bill. Bert car
ries a well filled joke book. Colb' and
one in-! Miller, German dialect comedians, are
also fun makers. Mrs. Casey is sing
ing one of George Cohan's latest suc
cesses entitled, "I Want You," for the
illustrated song. The feature picture
is entitled, "The Wild Man of the
HAS BEENS GETTING
READY FOR BATTLE
'Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.)
Jan. r. "Mmt In tbe IltlU."
Jan. 0 "King of Tramps."
Jan. 9 "Under tbe Harvest Moon,"
Jnu. IT "Holy City," matinee and
Jan. 22 "Paid In Full."
Jan. 2.1 "Mann and Nix," matinee.
Jan. 24 "The Merry AVIilow."
Former Star Basketball Players of
High School are Training to Meet
Their Successors on Team.
The candidates for the basket ball
team of the high school alumni met
last evening at the high school gymna
sium and indulged in a little prelim
inary practice for the game which is
to be played with the high school next
Friday. The has-beens will have a
formidable lineup, as they have some
of the best players the high school
has ever had to choose from for the
makeup of 'the team, among whom are
Ed Strate, Ralph Souders, Leon Liitt,
Arthur Harms and Fred Astor. What
will undoubtedly . be the strongest
alumni team of basketball players ever
gathered together here can be made
rwvi -r iniiu iiicoc mtii, uuu wiciu uiuci rau-
lue i amity. 1 jdulates to choose from. Even with
Avenue. East of Nineteenth .ms strone team aaainst them. how-
Street) ever, the high school team does not
Vaudeville at 3, 8, and 0:15 p. m. Oac 1
matinee Sunday and holidays.
(Eighteenth Street. North
Cooper Slork company, in
formauee daily, at 8:15 p. in.
arsenal. All the exhibits are not in
place, and it is expected there will b".
2.000 In all. Many of them are from
TOWBOAT B. HERSHEY SINKS
Old Craft Goes Down in Seven Feet of
Water at Davenport.
The venerable towboat B..- Hershey,
owned by the VanSant interests and
leased by Captain A. O. Day of Dav
enport, has mysteriously sunk in
seven feet of water in the Davenport
boat harbor. The craft was apparently
in good shape, but went down during
the night from an unknown cause. An
effort is being made to raise it before
it becomes hopelessly fastened in the
ice, in which event it would be worth
but little by spring. The boat is an old
one and may have developed a weak
spot in the hull. . ,
land' of opportunity and he wishes his
R.ock Island friends might all be as
fortunate as he has been. . He is not
compelled to r hustle out in the cold
winter "mornings,, shovel 'a path-to the
woodshed and dig out kindling and fuel
to etart the fire with. Not he. He sim
ply, turns on the gas, which is to be
had at a figure that would paralyze
the fuel trust in the north, and that is
all there is to it. However, it has not
been much below the freezing point
there to date, grass and flowers still
surviving in the open air.
ON RADIATOR CIRCUIT
Docs : not Color the M eir
AVer's Hair Vceor is composed of ffSrS
Show this to your doctor. Ask him if there is a single injurious Ingredient. Ask
him if he thinks Ayer't Hair Vigor, as made from this formula, is the1 best prepa
ration you could juse for falling hair, or for'dandniff. Let him decide. lie knows.
.feel that defeat will be their lot. The
I school team as far as is known has
, .never lost to an alumni team, and the
is a scare Crow. Tne W izara ol ( uneup of the team this year is an un
Oz" and the famous adventures of . usually strong one. Four o last years'
"The Scare Grow" and "The Merry! "near state champions"' remain, and
Tin Woodman" through the wondrous . there are plenty of good men to fill
"Land of Nod," are tales familiar to (the gap left vacant by the loss of the
all of us big and little who among other man. Under "these circumstances
I it is likely that there will be a very
I fast game seen at the high school gym
The Price of Peace.
The terrible itching and smarting
Incident tn rprt.lin skin riispnspa In nl.
most instantly allayed by , applying
: Chamberlain's Salve. Price, 25 cents,
i For sale by all druggists; ' "
Bill Setley, who is forthihg a ball
club down in the Island of Cuba, has
sent word to Fred Beck, formerly with
Bloomington and now with the.Bostou
Nationals, Shortstop Snyder, Pitcher
Steigerand Outfielder Steers, all well
known in the Three-Eye league to joiu
him.' " " . . .
Rockford crowded the season a bit
yesterday by having a ball game in the
open air between two amateur nines.
Rockford has decided to stay In the
Wisconsin-Illinois leag-ne'at least for
another season. Racine and Appleton
had made bids for the franchise.
Decatur's baseball benefit' carnival
is to open Jan. 25."' ' -''' ; ' .
All the managers of the Central asso
ciation for 1909 have been signed, the
new ones being William Conners, for
merly with Bloomingtoq, at Kewanee,
Hugh Shannon of Ottumwa and Bert
Hough at Hannibal. The managers
are: - " . ,
Kewanee William Connors.
Waterloo Frank Boyle.
Burlington Ned Egari. ,
Quincy Harry Hotter.
Keokuk Frank Belt.
Ottumwa Hugh Shannon.
Jacksonville Harry Berte.
Hannibal Bert Hough. .
President Murphy of the Dubuque
Three-Eye' league' team has announced
Chicago, Jan. 5. Following are the
market quotations today:
. May, 10Si, 108, 107. 107.
July. 99. 99, 98. 98.
September, 95, 9C, 94, 95.
May, Cl, Cl. 61, Cl.
July; Cl, C2. Gl, Cl.
September, C2,.62'4, 61, 61.
May, 51, 52, 514. 51.
July, 4GMs, 46, 45, 46. ,
September, 39, 39, 39, 39. :
..January, 16.47r 16.47, 16.30, 16.30.,
May, 16.65, 16.75, 16.55, 16:57.
January, 9.42, 9.52, 9.42, 9.47.
May, 9.75, 9.80, 8.67, 9.70. - ' -'Rlba.
January. 8.47;-'8.G0, 8.42. 8.42.
- May, 8.72, s:80, 8.67, 8.72. " " ' !
T Joly, S.87, 830 8.82, 8.85. '
'.Receipts today Wheat 11, corn .475,
oats 225, hogs 37,000, cattle 4,000,
sheep 15,0001 '
Estimated receipts . Wednesday
Wheat 6, corn 211, oats 101, hogs 43,-
Hog market opened slow and steady.
Hogs left over 3,300. Light $5.30
5.95r good heavy $5.C56!20, mixed and
butchers ?5.600.15, rough heavy $5.65
5.80. - J.
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened strong. "
" Hogs .at Omaha 14.000, cattle 6,000.
Hogs at Kansas City 23,000, . cattle
13.000. ( " ' " t -
Hog market closed slow at early
prices. Light $5.25(5)5.90. good. heavy
$5.GO 6.15, .mixed and butchers $5.55
0G.1O, rough heavy $5.605.75. ;.lt; .
. Cattle, market closed steady,
.Sheep market closed steadv.
, Liverpool opening cables Wheat
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Llvs
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island,- Jan. 5. Following are
the wholesale prices in the local mar
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh, 32c; packed, 2Sc.
Live Poultry-fllens, per pound. Sc:
springs, 11c pound.
Butter Dairy, 26c.
Vegetables Potatoes, 60c to C5c.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Cora, G2c; oats, 52c: wheat,
85c to 90c.
Forage Timothy hay. $10 to $11:
prairie, $8.00 to $9.00: clover. $8.00:
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c: slack.
per bushel, 7c to 8c
Coming! Coming! Coming!
ONE NIGHT ONLY.
Tuesday, Jan. 5.
Mr. R. W. Fraser presents Miss
Iva Richards in the beautiful
"LOST IN THE HILLS"
Supported by an Excellent Com-..
Singing and dancing, comedy and
laughter Five Big Specialties head
ed by James A. Fraser. .;,
PRICES 25c, 35c and 50c. Phone
W. 224. .
Don't Take the Risk.
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do not let it drag along until it be
comes chronic bronchitis, or develops
into art attack of pneumonia, but give
it the attention it deserves and get
rid of It. Take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and you are' sure of prompt
relief. From a small beginning the
sale and use of this preparation has
extended to all parts of the United
States and to "many foreign countries.
Its many remarkable cures of coughs
and colds have won for it this wide
reputation and extensive use. Sold
by all druggists.
Wednesday, Jan. 6... (
One Mht Only.
"THE KING OF
A Yankee Doodle Comedy In Four Big
Laughing Acts Funnier Than
An Entertainment for Children From
6 to 60.
A Comedy With a Plot Mounted With
MoNlrnl Siniclai? and Daaclnff Special
lie The Show Yon Have Bera
WaltlaK Fur. .-.v
PRICKS 10c. 20c," 30c, 60c , Seats on
sale Jan. 4. Phone west 22v- j s
. -Only Vaudeville Show In the City.
Nothing Too Good for Rock Island, Our
,- . , - Motto.
THE THREE WESTON
SISTERS ; .
Instrumental and Vocal Trio.
r. OTIIF.K HI; FKATIHK ACTS 3
Commonce Friday and get a full (din
ner set. aJl one pattern, also a big pres
ent to Home kidy. '
Three shows daily, 3, 8. 9:15.
Order seats by phone; new 5153, old 62.
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