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THE "ABGUS. WEDNESDAY, MXRCII 31, 1909.
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Things: to choose from at
our store for your Easter I
Outfit. , ' '
Our spring line of back
combs, baretts, belt pins,
bar pins, brooches, brace
lets,, mesh bags is the
cream of the best and
most l up-to-date articles
offered this season.
" : Oppoult Harper novae.
LOCAL TEAMS ME1
Independents Trim the Boost
ers in Two of Series of
Bowling . Matches. "
BUT LOST THE THIRL
Ovewonfidenee Causes Defeat ol
. Leaders by Margin of Four Pins -)tler
Independents . . 57
Firates , 28
Flying Dutchmen 23
The Independents and the Boosted
metasain last evening on the Harms
alleys and as usual the Independunts
took the series. The first two gams
were both' easy victories for Uv
league leaders and they, became a lit
tle careless with the result that tby
lost the last .game by the close mar
gin of four pius. Roantree of the
winners rolled the high score of the
evening, making a total of 212 pins
in the second game. The scores were
Our Easter Leaders
Include styles for the most
swagger young man as well as
.for the elder of 'quieter tastes.
We can make you a suit from
the fabric of your owri selec
tion, in time for the Easter pa
rade. Stop in and be measured
today. That will insure you
Easter apparel infinitely better
than ordinary clothing, though
it will cost you no more.
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Avenue.
Totals 782 756 7
Dutchmen Still 1'oiiiIdk.
The Flying Dutchmen of Moline are
still crawling up on the Pirates, their
nearest competitors, and the two
games which they won last night from
the Davenport team put them just
little bit closer in standing. Tne Pir
ates had a close squeeze in winning
one game out of the three, getting the
second game by a narrow margin of
5 pins. The games were rolled at the
Keuhl alleys. The scores were as fol
Herzberg 138 178 177
C. Sass 121 131 155
Starke 196 135 131
Woodson 128 142 150
W. Sass 178 157 185
NAVAL RESERVES' NEW BOAT :
HOUSE LAUNCHED LAST NIGHT
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ELKS 1 THE GAME
Rock Island Fraternity Decides
to Place Ball Team in -Field
CONTEST FOR STATE TITLE
Carl Anderson Placed in Charge of
the Aggregation First Game
With the liemietts.
This building which was butlt to
house two boats that the government
is tq give to the division, was launch
ed today and will soon be towed Hp
to its place just below the harbor of
the Island City boating association.
The house is a very large one and
cost in the neighborhood of $1,700.
William H. Rich who contracted to
biuld it, has spent the last live
months in constructing it. The
house is built on two large barges
which are separated so. as to allow
the boats to be placed side by side
GIVEN A DRAW HE
HITS THE REFEREE
l'ackey Mcl'urlaml Displeased Over
Verdict in Bout With Deshler
Though He (Jot His Due.
A number of the Elks who are 'n
terested hi a baseball team this year
held a meeting last evening at the
call of Carl Anderson, who is in charge
of the team an,d it was decided that
the local lodge should be represented
by a team at the state convention
of Elks, which will be held at Spring-
nem in May. The team made a ve.-y
good showing last year and it is felt
that the chances of landing the state
championship are very bright. Last
year this title went to Quincv which
under cover. They can also be drawn won it at the state convention held
up out of the water and swung onto at Peoria.
tne barges when not. Donnj used fori To vtny the HcnnrUH.
.i.wbi.i i..-.. i ine nrsi name or tne kius win ie
The two boats which the govern- against the Bennetts of this citv Anrii
ment is to give to the division are a 25 beine the date set for the meeting
whale boat and a cutter, each valued The work of collectins the uniform
at ?1.000. They will be shipped here which were bought last, year and or
getting an equipment reauy was placed
in the hands of the maiineer wlin will
u was promised. mai mey woulu be see Jo it that the learn is nrrmerlv r.t
bianeu on uar w uy AUru I ll ine ted m when the first trnme i
uuuac uuat nun icuu iu icfivt; Lilt: III
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GET IN THE GAME
Ilasrhall Team Is Organized With
Director as Manager and Wal
ter Young as Captain,
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Will disclose a fine display of
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Novelties in sweets, fancy box
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and the grandest line of
Put up in lovely boxes for pre
sentations. Closer inspection
and a trial will prove how tooth
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Stewart 168 191
E. Freeburg Ill 125
A. Freeburg 12G 1C9
Adams 150 117
Wcoten 207 136
761 743 798
Totals 792 1
BrunHwh'lM Brrnk !trconl.
In the series between the Bruns
wicks of Moline and the Davenport
Giants, the former won all tine? games
and set a new record for both single
game and series of three games. The
new mark for single games is 971, the
old one being 946, held by the Inde
pendents. .The Moline bowlers vera
in great form and rolled consistency.
The scores . w ere as follows:
Brandt 153 140 32
Heuckstadt 177 152 101
Hanssen 154 "l25 1 .i i
Gomiller ' 158 1G0 '.2S
Berg 146 179 163
Boston. Mass., Mfarch 31. Immedia
tely after Referee Jack Sheehan had
declared the 12 round contest between
Packey McFarland of Chicago and
Dave Deshler, the Cambridge light
weight, a draw at the Armory Athletic
association last night McFarland,. en
raged at what he considered an injus
tice, knocked Sneenan down wiih a
right hand swing on the jaw.
A mix-up followed in which the sec
onds and rubbers of both fighters ex
changed blows. Several outside :s
jumped into the ring and broke up the
melee. McFarland apologized for
striking the referee, but he declared
he thought the decision unfair.
The decision was the only one that
could have been given under the rul.s
and on general results. In fact, many
ia the great crowd that filled the hill
thought that a draw favored the Chi
cago man, as Deshler was doing the
forcing at the end and had McFarland
holding hard at every opportunity.
Packey had a lead in the early
rounds, but Deshler, by changing his
methods, in the seventh round started
to even matters up, and in the 11th
he had made such headway that it
looked then as if McFarland, who
truck low three times in this round.
wanted to lose on a foul.
At the end McFarland was badly cut
up, with slashes under the left ey
while he was bleeding from the nose
and. mouth. Deshler was practically
J. R. Moore, but refuses to give out
anything definite about his record,
Another new Distiller is Jack Eley of
Davenport's new ball park fence is
to be adorned with $fw worth of ad
vertising. That will help some.
Manager Plass is still signing them
for Dubuque. His latest is Edward
Taylor, an outfielder who conies from
Avory McGlade has thrown another
A number of -Y. M. C. A. boys held a
meeting last evening at the associa
tion rooms and a baseball team for this
season was organized. Physical Direc
tor Harry Franks was elected to man
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ball from the plate over the Decatur I , iuu5
ocicvicu lu aa LauLAiii, i iiuae who
park's back fence. Doc Childs
fuses to be interviewed.
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Total : 846 971 849
MORNINGSTAR STILL LEADS
Wins from Cutler Giving Him Four
New York, March 31. Morningsfar
continues to lead the cue experts for
the championship of the world, at the
18.2 style here last night by taking
the measure of Cutler. This ive3
Morningstar four straight victories
and his .friends are pulling for him z:
win the title. He has only two mco
men to meet. ,
The score was: Morningstar, 500
HIT COAST-TO-COAST RACE
Manufacturers' Association Not
Favor of Long Auto Contest.
New York, March 31. By a unani
mous vote the Manufacturers' Contest
association yesterday declined to lend
Its support to the New York to Seattle
automobile contest, organized by the
Alaska-Yukon Pacific exposition. Th-3
consensus of opinion appeared to oo
that a contest under the announced
rules will not advance the interests
of the eport and industry.
Ayer's Hair Vigor
Ay.fr" Hair Vigor promptly destroys the germ
that cause falling hah. It nourishes the hair
bulbs, restores them to health. The hair stops
bUUng out, grows more rapuily.
Ayer's Hair Vigor just as promptly destroys the
germs that cause dandruff. It removes every
trace of dandruff itself, and keeps the scalp
clean and in a neaithy condition.
. ; We wish you to positively and distinctly understand that Ayer's Hah Vigor
does not affect the color of the hahr, even to the slightest degree.
Kewanee is holding a baseball car
nival to finance that city's team in the
are interested in the team are Walter
Young, Frank Huntoon, Ben Mitcheni
Weir Riche, Earl Calkins, John Kittil
sen. Will Wooden. Frank Wilcher.
Central association at the opening of Walter Roth, Thad Taylor and Edwin
Peoria can not sell Kid Lewee to
Eau Claire. The deal is off and the
player is again on the market.
Mclntyre. The boys are anxious to
arrange games with any teams in" their
HIGH SCHOOL MOTES
The senior class Held a class meet
mg yesterday afternoon. There was
much business to come . before the
meeting. The treasurer's report show- as- in addition to his intimate connec
ed the class nlav to have . left a tion witn athletes in general, he has
Spalding's athletic library for April
is devoted to marthon running. It has
been compiled by James E. Sullivan,
president of the amateur athletic un
ion and is a timely and interestina
publication. Mr. Suljivan , is well
qualified to discuss marathon running
LINE '0 DOPE
healthy balance in the treasury, thc
class treasurer, Will "Drips reporting
about $200 on hand. The class voted
to get the best grade of invitations
obtainable by a larga majority., The
been present at nearly all the import
ant marathon races held throughout
The book contains a history of thi
origin of marathon racing and a com
the revival of this form of sport. It
also contains several articles on "How
to Train for Marathon Running," ay
experts such as Michael C. Murphy,
the world famous trainer, who handled
Frank Lakaff struck town tod-iy
from Clinton and was out thi3 after
noon commencing the limbering uf
process. Frank is in excellent trim
and will have no trouble in getting in
to shape early in the season. '
Manager Tighe is still laid up in
bed as the result of an attack of rheu
matism. Jack is hoping that the at
tack will wear off in a day or two
more and that he will be able to get
out to the field and superintend the
working but of the recruits and the
old hands as well.
Johnny Wanner has at last decided
to play ball with Hartford, Conn., th!s
year in the Connecticut league and al
though he has not yet signed his con
tract, he has written to the manager
and promised to ' show up early in
April. Johnny held out for a Ion
time awaiting more. favorable terni3 :a
his contract and when he finally se
cured them Jt did not take him long
to decide that he wanted to play ball
again this year. He is planning io
work out at the Island City ball park
with the local recruits during the re
mainder of this week and then aiter
spending a few days hunting snipe
with his brothers he will leave for the
Manager Shaffer of the Davenport
team has a bunch of 10 players work
ing out at the new park over the river.
The additional ones who have arrived
are:' Russell Chapman,, Persch and
Rastetter, outfielders uienn ana hui
chinson, infielders; Hoyer and Smith,
catchers, and Isaacs, pitcher.
Roy Dowers, formerly, with Rock In
land and who has spent the winter
in this city, has signed with Hannlbsl
Hannibal also is likely to land Jawn
r Manager Donnelly says that ' the
shortstop position is the only ne that
Is worrying him. now and he has J.nree
good men for the place at that. Don
nelly has signed a new -pitcher named
custom of prev ious, classes has been Plete list of marathon races held since
to present Miss Jackson and Miss Bar
clay with a token from the class. Tho
teachers coached the play cast free
and devoted much time to the work.
The class voted to continue the custom
and give the ladies a gift as an appre- the American Olympic team at Lon-(
ciation of their services. Ernest Tay- don in 190S; Mathew Maloney, ama-j
lor, cnairman or tne invitation com- ltuI "' , juv
,.i t.. 1 .i . t orshaw of St. Ixrnis who finished '
of invitations had been found and that Ulira i" the Olympic marathon of 1908-
as soon as the class decided what at i-nrjon and otters. - "Marathon
price they wished to pay that many Running" will be sent to any address-
beautiful samples could be obtained. ln lne Lnuea &ies or canaaa on re-
The Hns ..vten.ie.i a vnio of thanks eelpt of 10 cents by the American
Sports Publishing company, 21 Warr
en street, New York City
io me mgn sciiooi orcuesira ior me
assistance rendered at the class play.
The warmer weather having arrival
many of the boys have started out on
the track for their spring workout.
Mr. Sinnit has charge of the track
work and reports that the school
should have a good team this year.
The glee club held its regular prac
tice last evening. The boys are pra
ticing hard and the prospects of their
being able to give a concert are ex
cellent. The club is just, beginning
to develop harmony throughout, there
having heretofore always, been some
one who spoiled it.
The Philakean debating society will
hold its regular meeting tomorrow af
ternoon. The program is to be of a
novel nature, the meeting being turn
ed into a mock congressional meeting.
The topic to be before-' the congress
is the appropriation of $20,000,000 for
the building of four new battleships
of the Dreadnought type. The speak'
ers on the affirmative are Ben Mit-
chem, Harry Stoaks and Lawrence
Simpson, and the tiegative will be rep
resented by Ernest ,; Taylor, Will
Woodin and Harry Mosenfelder. The
subject Is a current one and has
created much discussion,
Miss Ruth Buffum, a gradual of the
local high school, has been elected i
member of the Phi Beta Kappa sororicty
at the .University, of Illinois. The
honor Is a high one, being conferral;
upon but half a dozen sUnten.s at tc's
time. - ...
Highland Gun Club Elects.
The Highland Gun club of Moline at
its annual election chose the following
President James Rosborough.
Vice-President W. WoKt-r.
Secretary F. H. Bein.
Treasurer J. Lindvall.
Captain J. Cooper.
An the news all the time
It eturn Kn-cniEeiueat.
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