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THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY- 27, 1909.
' ' ' HAVE YOU TRIED J , .. .; . ;
Tlie TVleeker Salt Shaker?
IT IS THE MOST PRACTICAL
HARD SALT. NODUST. ALWAYS CLEAN AND DRY.
WE HAVE THEM IN CUT GLASS.
lure A Lrcry
J. RAMSER, Jeweler.
we don't. talk ' ,
as well as we do it. Our skill
lies with the shears and needle
rather than the tongue or pen.
Come, , see the suit or coat we
are prepared to make to your
measure for a lo.w price. The
first time you wear it you'll
know the comfort of wearing
clothing, of exclusive' fabric,
fashionable cut and perfect tail
oring.' - ' '
E. F. DORN.
1S12 Second Avtniia.
, and a Visit to
PARTY SUPPLY HOUSE
wllr convince the ladies who are.
about to give a party or recep
tion'that Math's have the only
place to leave their orders for
.ICE 'CREAM v
. end ,
FRUIT CES . .
i ' , - or ... ..
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' - and ."": '' "' ' "
that Is, If yon want the best
and want your company pleased
and your party a success. We
are hi the V ., .
and have all the latest ideas In
supplies. A full line of
Paper cases for. Charlottes,
Bisque G I aces, Frappes, ' Salted
Nuts, 'and fancy Ice Creams.
1716 Second Ave. Both Phones.'
MRS. D. E. SCHOLL I
and Jjaugmer :
It the place to get a good abAiD
poo, facial and scalp massage,
manicuring or' chiropody.
A full line of hair goods, seta,
etc. Hair work made to order.
Hair dressing for parties and
weddings at the homes if d
sired. Opposite Harper house t
.. OX6 fhsne t5S,l,' .
. ' Rheumatism Cured 'In m Day. '.
Dr. uDetchon's 'BeUet: fo'Itteifcdev
tlsm anff'Keuralgla radically .curef fa
one to three days. Its'actlon uponthe
svstem'la remarkfthle" and. mvsteriout
It removes at oace the jaase and the
disease Immediately disappears. ; TM
first dose greatly benefits; . 75 centi.
and 11.' Sold -by Otto Grotjan. 1501
Second - avenue, . Bock Island; Gust
Schlegel & , Sou,
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; Stops Talllntf Hair ' ; An Clesant Dreselng
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OF THEM ALL.. NO.
WANTS FULL PRICE
FOR THE MATINEE
Owner of "Top the Worlds Attrac
tion at. Burtis, Davenport, Seeks'
to Enjoin Manager Kindt.
James 21. Allison, owner of the show
"Top 'o the World," which is booked
at the Burtis, Davenport, Feb. 5 and 0
With one matinee nfrformanpp 1 sp?1.
ing to elnjoin Manager 'Kindt of the
Burtis from selling matinee tickets for
less than, for the evening performance.
Mr. Kindt proposes to charge from 25
cents to SI for matinee, while the ow
ner of the attraction demands that
from 50 cents to $1.50 be" charged
Suit has been filed in the district court
at Davenport. .
Sixteenth Street and Second Avoauo.)
' coafijfo ATTRAcnojrs.
Ja. 31 "Vlaa Petticoat.," matlae
ta Street. North of Second
Cooper Stoek com pa a r, la two per
tormanera dally, matinee
at 2:30 aad
evealag at 8:15.
? The Family." r: '
Avtrne, Eut ocmneteenth
- v ""-'".. StrML) .'
Vandevllle at S, 8, aad il5 p. at. One
aaatiaee Saadaya aad' aoUdaya,
Th. r.nlnnial Th.iUr Rasntlful Chi.
cago. Despite the unqualified success
that has greeted "Little Nemo" In New.
York for months and now sojourning
lor a Drier time in Boston, tnis beau- amends for his offense in playing with
tiful and amusing comedy is-to be the outlawLosan Squares last' fall,
brought into the "middle jwest to fill LaCrbsse and Eau Claire propose to
engagement :tlme-planned even before, get 'even' for being' dumped out of the
the premier3n.d lt"wili come to Chi-, Wisconsin league, by forming "another
cago's beautiful theater, "the Colonial, circuit In which Superior.' Stillwater,
early in ArajchrThe success of "Little rinbna and South St Paul will join
Nemo" Ta. certain and" sincere, and them. ' ' '.' ' . ' ' ' "', '
there Is no question In the declaration ';. The new Chicago baseball jeague
that it is the most elaborate and best aims to take, on some of the Three
musical comedy -ever staged. In . the Eye material that has become too high
field of big effects the names of Klaw
& Erlanger. stand preeminent, and
'Little -Nemo" is the biggest thing the:
firm has ever attempted. When it
comes west the production will pre-1
serve its original form and irei'sonnel,-
and a SDecial train of Pullman and
baggage cars will be scheduled to1
mnkft a rppnrrt run hirosB th wwnirV
to bring the people and equipment into'
Chlrasrt. Thprn Is a nnfnhln mat nn(f
a chorus contingent that actually num -
bera 150. romelik and ' erncpfnl neonlp :
fnrm r,h0. .i,
uresque and ' pleasing' stage pictures
v.wa . lH-V-lil MX 11 yiuuuuuvvu
the most marvelous and realistic yet
kown in the ingenious art of stage-,
craft, and altogether the Chicago en-
gagement will be one of the most Im-
pqnani m recent years.
' Past Moiin. n Wa. bmii
'To nrovidA KflRt MniinA with h,p.JRock Island Baseball associatioir,
bll during the coming season, a cluV'in receipt of a letter from Harry F.
ha nWn nrirnnijM WitW 90 ntkhnid. Vler, manager of the baseball asso
ere.- The name adopted is the rEast
Moline baseball club." and-Gust Draile
icitn rv afnfnar wmfm ' Pr.
rott is secretary ef the organization
wtn na,U Vrnn, th mnhArhin
: t - v . r
, . fax Notice.
Tour -taxes, real and oersonal. are
; ndw due You xn pay the same at
niy office, with Schrlver & Schriver
attorneys,' 1712 Second avenue. Of-
fiqe hours, 9 to 12 a. m., and Z to 5 p.i
ni. Open Wednesday and Saturday ev-
eningB from 7 to-9 o'clocK.
- : J. H. JOHNSON,' Collector.
Please brfriglast year's tax receipt
with you. "
STAYIIIG OtJ JODl
President Sexlon Evidently .Deter
mined to Solve the Sprinfl.
OWNERS REMAIN OBDURATE
Still Willing to Stay In the League if
the Limit is Raised, and Want
Word from down Springfield way 13
to the" effect that President Sexton
proposes to stay on the job of straight.
ening out the muddle there till some-
ining aenniie nas- teen accomplished.
Little was done yesterday heyond 4$
termining the attitude of the owners
of the team, which has been pretty ac
curately stated - heretofore. :- Appar-
ently the talk that has been, Indulged
in by the Springfield owners and press
has had its effect in convincing the
nuU.c lUttt wivre w 10 toj a .very cneap
variety of baseball in the Three-Eye'
the ommg year, and as a result theixj
is something less than a stampede by
other Springfield men to get the fran
chise, a piece of property, by the way,
that was held a couple of years ago
at $15,000. ' ' '
Neither Mr. Sexton nor the Spring-
field magnates showed any personal
feeling over the matter, but took tha
most direct method of arriving at mu-ike
tual understanding'. '" The capital pa
ple say they are willing to contla'ue in
charge of the team, but stilkdemand
that the salary limit be raised a couple
of -hundred dollars per tam per month
and a few. dollars..m the individual
maximum. They think another league
meeting should be held to place th-
subject once more -before the other
','" .; . Hp and There.
, Catcher Mel Backus, formerly with
Davenport, will manage Pekin.
Al Kuhn is likely to be found on first
base with Pekin the coming season.
I Manager Plass has signed Outfielder
Alex C. Backof of St. Louis, formerly
with Grand Rapids.
Snapper Kennedy is dickering for
the Lincoln club, which he proposes,
it secured, to move to St. Joe.
Tom Tennant is to be given a real
trial with the White Sox, President
Comiskey says. ' Tom's friends in the
Three-Eye will be glad to hear It.
Ruddf the former first baseman on
the Rock Island team and now under
contract with Quincy, is negotiatin
' m 'a ,
for his release to manage the Musca-
tine. Indenendents. '
Matt ' Zieser of Chicago last year
with Plattevllle, Wis., where he' played
under an assumed name, has signed, a
contract .with Kewahee. Zieser is.' a
right-liancied pitcher. '
It is said that Clarence Rowland is
. likely to take Charlie Buelow with him
I to Aberdeen. Rowland has signed Vin-
cent Campbell, the former Cub catch-
ei iasi season wan uecatur.
Biiiy Purtell will be reinstated and
wni- aga5n heCorae a member pf the
White Sox. He is ready to' make
priced to use the coming season,,; An
effort is to lie made to get recognition
from the national board so that play-
era iD good standing may be employed.
James T. Hayes, secretary or tin
Davenport 'team, is in receipt of the
contracts of Harry Ohland, outfielder,
ana "euhen Isaacs, pitcher members
of last season s Clinton team. Ohland
llves at SaSinaw. Mich .-and Isaacs t
Forrest City, Iowa. .
' President Childs of the Decatur as-
BUt,allu" slBea iw more promising
. recruits this tfeek. John Sheehan, a
Pher, comes from St. Louis, and
. m. n. .
mftTiAPTTipnt nasi ninn cipnrpn inp rnn.
t ( che ber Jacobson whQ
, tha Bfar nltt.uor. nt Wa iaam ,,,
ara ag0, ,ater goIng to Boston. Hfj
. MMv pfrPnt!vA inRt 9nn
J Secretary Lowry M. Casteel of the
cia"on of Q-uIncy. lit. asking for two
Berle . of; preliminary games at the
Pning of the practice season. Man
rw'Hbfer wants to play one of the
this pity and the other at
Quincy. Mr. Casteel wlllHry to ar-
v ..ui.i .. j
I Anfnnv toft m i
SLQSSOlf WORLD CHAMPION
. M - ; . '
Defeats Suttofi by Score of -300 to 328
at.13-1 Balk Lln Billiards.
- New Tdrk,' Jan.' 27.rrGeorge Slosson
Of: New "-York" - last night .' won,' ." the
world's 18-1 "balk line championship
from George Sutton ' of Chicago by "p.
score of 506 to 328. -The match was
played in the Madison Square concert
garden.- ' '. . ' ' ;v".'
Besides the championship there war
; Involved a gid bet of tl.OOB .each mar
'i putting up $3l00 on hbv chances. ' Stjt
tdn'-'aptieared to be' far off color, whilt
. even' the winner dkt not play his bes'
1 The bjglt fun was 56; made by Slos-
ort and It "took Just that many in
ninga for him to collect his 500 points.
He, averaged 8 52-56. while the Chi
c&goan notched onlyr 5 '48-56..
tflLLETT'S SPEECH TAKN
FROM THE HOUSE RECORDS
- - :
(Continued from Page, One.) -
house. Sept.. 3, 1890, which was exclud
ed from the permanent record. -
In his letter to the committee, Mr,
Willett .claims . that he did not
transcend the rules of the house, but
that he was entirely within his rights
to.make the speech under the order of
general debate. "Freedom of speech
has always been held so sacred," he
declares, "that the utmost latitude has
been allowed In. debate, and I respect
fully submit that to strike my. speech
from the record in this instance will
establish a precedent extremely dan
gerous." ' i
",; ' , Resolution Preneated..
The resolution recommended by the
special committee for. adoption by .the
''Resolved, That the speech of Mr.
Willett. printed in the daily Congres
sional Record of Jan. 18, 1909, contains
language improper and in violation-of
the privileges of debase, and that the
8ame be 8tricken from the permane
Report In Adopted.
The house, with but few. nays, adopt
ed the report of the .special committee
on Willett's speech.
No Right to Demand It.
Washington. Jan. 27. That the sen
iat ha no Mgnt to can upon i'resi-
lceitj "ooseveit lor lniormation which
mav nave obtained from the United
States Steel corporation when he conn
tenanced that concern's absorption of
the Tennessee Coal & Iron company,
is the opinion of the special committee
on judiciary appointed to investigate
the merger. The situation is proving
decidedly embarrassing to the judici
ary committee, but regardless of this
fact it has been decided, to proceed
with the inquiry and report to the sen
ate whether the president had author
ity to permit the merger..." ,
Senate Approve Komlaatlona.
Washington, Jan. 27. The senate to
day confirmed the nominations of Rob
ert Bacon to be secretary of Btate and
John 'Callan O'Laughli.n to be assist
ant secretary of state.
Jtrr Utl5pDU,UUU LUNIKAUI
Retired Champion of Ring Signs for
20 Weeks in Vaudeville
San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 27. Steal
ing a march on competitors,' who were
delayed by washouts,' William Morri3,
the eastern vaudeville man,' yesterday
signed Jim Jeffries for a 20 weeks' en-
gagement. The contract calls for I50.-I
1 -A:..!! .4
uvu auu iTxuiiia uas tut; iiiviigt; VI
renewing It for 2 weeks additional
The theatrical man announced he will
open with Jeffries in New York city
March 8, where the retired champion
will spend two weeks before swinging
over the circuit, including Brooklyn,
Boston. . Philadelphia, Chicago- St
Louis and Kansas City. . ' -
William Beal has returned from Chi
cago. . . .,. .
F. O. Van Galder; editor of the Mod
ern Woodman, is in Des Moines.
' E. "T.: Dole went to Cbicagolasl even
ing to spend a few days visiting with
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Chambers of
Edglngton left last evening' for a
week's visit in Kansas. '
Mrs. H. T. Seeley and daughter,
Dulce, left today for Joliet,. where tnjy
will make their home. '
Forest Fry was reriioved from the
hospital today, after having spent
several weeks .there, following an oper
ation for appendicitis.
Herman Sehnert, the police officer,
submitted to a serious operation yes
terday at the hospllalt His, condition
today was much improved. t
Mr. and Mrs. Howard IL.Bratt and
Miss Adeale Frick .returned, last even
ing from Chicago, where they attended
the Chicago electrical show.
J. T. Chapline, for some time clerk
at the Harper, departed last-evening
for Brooklyn, where he accepts a posl
tion as clerk in the Hotel Margaret.
. Juniors Lose Game.
The business boys' basketball team
of the Y. M. C. A. defeated the- junior
team of the high school last, evening
by the score of 20 to 17. '
on the positive guarantee
that if it does not give sat
isfaction tve will return the
entire amount of money paid
Ve KSk all those who are
run-down, nervous,? debili
tated, aged or weak, and
$very person suffering from
stubborn celds, hanging-on
coughs, bronchitis or incipi
ent consumption to try Vinol
trith tWatiTtanfttriff '"", ' l HS market" opened steady. Hogs
, Tr-V !r;;f ft oyer 7.200. : Light 5.C5Q.20good
Harper House "Pharmacy,"" Rock lsfand heavy $5.906.50, mixed and butchers
AT SAME OLD PACE
ndependents Continue Remarkable I
Record of Victories in the . .
. fowling League. - s .
BOOSTERS TAKE A TUMBLE
Loss of Chase Has Bad Effect, and Two
Games Go to Rivals for Second
Place, the Brunswick.
. . W.
Indenpendents ...... 36
Boosters ............ 24 s
Pirates ..... 20
Flyipg Dutchmen ... 8
Again last evening the Independent
bowling team of this city demonstrat
ed that it 'belongs at the. head of the
tri-cfty bowling leag'ue, when 'in its
Sames with the Flying Dutchmen, it
won-all three games ' and went up 'a
notch in percentage of games won. All
the games rolled by the leaguj leaders I
totaled over the 825 mark, while the
games rolled by the ' Moline teams
averaged about 790. The 'scores were
V v. INDEPENDENTS. "
Boesen i .
Totals ...825 847 8C!
Stewart . .
VVooten . ,
: .796 -..791' 78!
Boon tern Drop Two.
The, Brunswicks met the Boosters o!
this city on the alleys at the Harmu
and took two out of the three games.
The Boosters managed to take the
first of the series of six pins: in a
Ihas lost one of its best men. Chas:
having left the city. Hia loss u
keenly felt and seemed to put a dam-
per on the rest of the team and none
of them rolled his usual game. The
score was as follows f , '
. ' 1 '
Mason ...... 135
Piratea la Poor Form.
The Pirates of Davenportrset a hew
league record for' poor bowling last
evening and dropped all three games
to the Davenport Giants In their series
on the Kueh alleys. ; All the totals of
the Pirates were below the 7f0. mark
and one was as low" as '581. The scores
were: " ' .
Brandt'.... .....v..... 130 165 14S
Hueck8tadt ; . . ..' '."..-.lCl, 171 173
Reese ...... .160 180 127
Tho;le 1 31 i V6 ;i22
Berg ', 1 . ,1.201 '130 1C5
.783 ; 822;
.687 -691 583
Chicago, Jan. 27. Following are the
market quotations today: . ;
- Wheat. - ''
May, 100. 107. lOGMiV lO't'v;.
July, 96, 87, 9C. 97.
September; 93, 94. 93, 94.
- .. . Corn.- " '
, May, C2V4, 63, 02, 63.
July, C2. 63, C2, C3.
September, 62. 63, 62. 63.:n
: : 'Oata. .
-May, 51. 52y4, 61. 52V." -
July, 46, 46. 40, 46.
September, 39 59. S9, 89.'
Janaary, 16.85. 10.85, 16.67; 16.67.
May, 1C.95, 17.0?. J6.90, 16.97,;
July, 17.00, 17.05, 16.95, 17.00. ;
:: :. .;. Lard. ' : ; 1 'C
January. 9.47 9.52. 947.' 9.52.,.;
May. 9.65, 9.70, 9.60, 9.67. ; -
July, 9.80, 9.809.75, 9.77.' .,
' Rib. "
'January; 8.65, 8.70, 865. 870. c
May, .82. 8.85. 8.80, 8.85.'
; July, 8.95, 9.00, 8:92, 8.95. ' r '
' . ..: . .'. " . - ''
Receipts tdday Wheat 9, corn 201.
?aU 112, hoga 33,000; cattle, 174)00,
Aheon 15 000 ""
; Estimated ' recelpta . Thursday
JVhea 6, corn 155 oats 133, hogs 20,
If your' rule has been to settle your bills when' due, "don't "faTrdown .
now, and if you haven't had such a rule; It's time for you to get the
habit because it's a good one. - v : .:
. . . - If you spoil your credit-now,-you'll '
J5.856.50, rough heavy $5.906.05.
Cattle market opened 10 cents
Sheep market opened 10 cents
Hogs at Omaha 12.C0O. cattle 3.C00.
'logs at Kansas City 19,000, cattle
7.0O0. . .
, Hog market closed 510 cents lower
than yesterday's average. Light $5.Ci
6.20, mixed and butchers $5.80y'
G.45, good heavy $5.S5C.45, rougj
Cattle market closed 10 cents higher.
Sheep market closed strong. .
Northwestern receipts Minneapolis,
oday 145, last week 121, last year 1G0.
Duluth. today 10, last week 23, last
year 46. !. --'.
ExDort clearances Wheat and flour
485,000, corn 75,000, oats 1,000..
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
lower, corn unchanged.
Liverpool closing Wheat to
lower, corn unchanged.
- . New York Stocks. ..
New York,' Jan. 27. Following are
the quotations ' on the stock market
today: '' ' ' '
Gas .106, U. "P. 179. U. S. Steel, pre
ferred 114. U. S. Steel common 53
Reading ' 136 , -, Rock Island preferred
C3S4, Rock Island' cbmmonSVJ, Korth-
weste'rn 177i4." Southern Pacific .121
N. Y. Central 130, Missouri Pacific
71.- Great Northern 143. Northern
Pacific 140, Smelters 85, C. F. I. 41
Canadian Pacific 173. Illinois- Central
145, Penna 133 4. Erie 31, Lead 80
C. & O, C3--34, B. R. T. 71. B. & O.
112, r Atchison 100, Locomotive
57. Sugar 132. St. Paul 150, Cop
per 78. Republic Steel preferred
86. Republic Steel, common 25,
Southern Ry. 25.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Todays' Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island.. Jan. 27.-f-Followlng are
the wholesale prices on the local mar
ket today: ; V '
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh. 32c; packed, 28.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound, 9c;
springs, 11c pound. .
Butter Dairy 26c. .
Lard llc. . .; ;
Vege'talilee'Potaioes, 75c. "v
' Feed and Fuel. ' '
GrainCorn. 6lc;1 oats, 52c ; wheat.
85c to 90c. .
Forage Timothy hay, ?1; prairie,!
$ 8to $9; clover, ?8; straw, $6.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slack,
per bushel, 7c to 8c. ' 1
Will Cure Them All.,- If It Dont,' H.
O. Rolfs Will -Give you, Ycur -.
v Money Back. ;. 1 ; :.
Just breathe It in through the hard
rubber inhaler that comes with each
outfit. It relieves 1n' a few minutes.
Complete outfit, $1.00.'- Hyomel sold
in every town in America, - 1
pay for It later, and at a time when -you
can least afford 'ft. -';
. If you haven't the money tofsettle,
see us we'll back' you up and let yoi
have lhe necessary cash and you' an
repay the. loan in-1 ah 'easy and
practical manner a little at a
- J:ime, over a long time, if you
wish: J Your furniture, : piapo,
i horses, wagons and such proper- -ty
will be security for the mon
ey and they - are not disturbed :
, in any way. Amounts from 10
upward. Call and let us explain
our square methods .and safe,
plan all in strict, confidence, of ;
course. ' .
LO AN CO.,
Mitchell & Lynde, Bldg,
Old phone west 514, new, phone
CC11. Office hours, 8 a. m. to C -p4
m.; Wednesday and Saturday
, ? p. m.
A Higher Health Level. ......
"I have reached a higher health level
since I bewail using Dr. King's New
Life Pills," . writes Jacob Springer of
West Franklin, Maine. "They kept
my stomach, liver and bowels working
just right" If these pills disappoint
you on trial, money will be refunded
at all druggists. ' . . .
MICTION CHAM aCUM. KINDT A, COCIPAM V-
Sunday, Jan. 31. .
,. ." Mattaee and Rvealaa-. "'.
Big Trotluotioa of Great Dramatic' "
".. . Worth. ' " ' . '
Dramatized from the Popular Book of'?.
the Same Name, will be presented by ;
A STliRI.ING COMPANY," "- "i .
Giving the brth of life and realify-to
.all the .pathos and humor of this tr.-.
. masterly play. ; . t-, J .'
. Don't miss this powerful play; this
grand production; this carefully sele-t
ed company; this clever mingling of -heart
throbs and comedy hits. . ; ,
Prleen Matinee, 25c and 50c; evening',"
25c, 50c, 'Sc; box. $T. Phone west 224.
Seats on sale Jan. 1"J. . .:
Ooly One "More' IJajr to
-. 8 how.
See' Thin Bljr
; J. A.' Stanard Presents f
BILLY HOWARD AND
la 'Outfcide Ia.
FIXE BIO FEAT THE ACTS FIVE
Coining last half Vardcn. Perry and
Wiiber. Singing and Dancing
Order seats by phone; new 5133, old
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
H. E. CASTEEL, Pres. .
M. S. HEAGY, Vice F'res.
H. B. SIMMON, Cashier.
A Book of
More absorbing than the most .
thrilling work of, fiction Is a
bank book. Its j.aie is never too
longr,, nor its pages too many,
and its long rows of figures, so
dry in other books, are-intense,
ly interesting. But in order to
. enjoy its pages "each person must
have a book of his own, and one
, dollar will start It. Get one now.
4 Interest Paid on
: .: : " ' Deposits.. . ; .
v .Sure; .
jt pcrrr hurt A Bny;
: DENTI8T60ES IT.
171 C2CO&4 Ava, London BuUClnc