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THE ARGUS. SATURDAY. APRIL" 17, 1909.
FROM DOCTOR'S PRESCRIP.
- ' . TION
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AVER'S KA!R VIGOR
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DAMP AT KEOKUK
Therefore , Islanders Are Idle
and Go to Quincy for To
REGULARS HOME TONIGHT
Will Meet Davenport Across River
Tomorrow -Number of Releases
Due Next Week.
AVet weather prevented the Island
ers from taking another fall out of
the Central association innocents at
Keokuk yesterday afternoon. The game
was called off early in the day, and
the team moved over to have a whirl
at Quincy today, tomorrow and Mon
day. Quincy is Louis Cook's town this
season, and Anderson, the Rock Island
amateur, is playing first base there.
Manager Tighe will bring some of
his best ones home with him tonight
to meet Davenport across the river to
morrow, when we shall see if we can
no on the other side what seemed fair
ly easy to do on this side last Sun
Davenport is bracing for the shock.
It is announced that HoIIingsworth,
the crack infielder imported from the
coast, will be on deck for the game
tomorrow, and Ted McGrew will also
be there. The lineup is given out by
Manager Shaffer as follows: McGrew.
2b; Nye, ss; Russell, If; Jacobsen, rf;
Purseh, cf; Reitz or HoIIingsworth. 3b;
Shaffer, lb; Smith or Edwards, c. Who
will do the twirling has not yet been
YanuiKiiux to llay.
The Yannigans will try to interest
Quincy tomorrow. They will he rein
forced by the squad left here when the
team went south.
Next week Tighe will take his reg
ulars, back south to remain till Friday,
being at Quincy Monday, at Keokuk
Tuesday, and at Burlington Wednes
day. Friday the bunch comes home to
oppose Des Moines of the Western
It is probable that some members
of the squad will be disposed of to
the Central association or I. M. league
teams or released outright the coining
LINE 'O DOPE
And the Cubs fell yesterday, too.
Manager Donnelly at Peoria has re
leased Pitchers Moore and Sustin and
Poor White Sox. Three defeats in
a row at the hands of Detroit. Bette.
let the yannigans see what they can
Bert Kinsella pitches just like hU
brother, Ed, used to, they are telling
each other down at Bloomington. Bert
is expected to stick.
Jack McCarthy succeeded in getting
one player from Springfield. Shortstop
Lincoln, who fields well but has not
shown much hitting power.
Johnny Kling proposes to play Lall
in Chicago whether or no. He has an
agent there now trying to close dates
for a semi-pro team is organizing at
Davenport has sold Catcher Fred
Nieman to Eau Claire, Wis., and In-
fielder Corbett to Charleston. S. p
Nieman is no slouch, and his disposal
indicates that Manager Shaffer thinks
he has a crackerjack in Smith.
President Broberg of the Cedar Rap
ids team has purchased Roy Rada
baugh from Atlanta, and thus filled a
big gap in the twirling staff. Rada
baugh was developed by Beldon Hill
and was thought good enough to be
promoted several seasons back.
Charles McCafferty, the former
Bloomington pitcher, has had the to-
bog greased for him by Indianapolis
wnere he has been released. McCaf
ferty has done good work since i;e
graduated from the Three-Eye.
Clinton fans are not to be left with
out baseball, it is stated for the 40-llth
time . since the ' Three-Eye fran
chise was dropped. All rumors tint
the city was to get into a regular cir
euit having come to naught it is now
asserted thai an independent team is
to be organized to play at the oM
grounds and that the members will in
'elude many of the favorites of other
I years. Clinton was a good town for
j independent ball a few years back ant
may be again.
GOTCH DEFEATS LUNDIN
Champion Has Other Matches Sched
uled for Near Future.
Chicago, April 17. Frank Gotch
threw HJalmir Lundin in 9:35 at a
local theater last evening and signed
articles to meet Dr. B. J. Roller of
Seattle in Kansas City April 27. Dr,
Roller also appeared on the mat and
threw the Mysterious Conductor in
An Elegant Dressing:
Makes Malr Grow
11:20 with a half nelson and crotch
hold and In 5:08 with a crotch, and
and chancery hold. Ernest Siegfried
was introduced and his manager,
Martin. . Julian,. .announced that - he.
wanted to' match him with Gotch or
RECORD OF LEAGUES
STANDING OF TEAMS.
. ... Won Lost
Boston,.. ....2 0
Chicago 2 1
Cincinnati 2 1
Brooklyn 1 1.
New York - .1 1
Pittsburg 1 2
St. Louis 1 2
Philadelphia ...... 0 2
Won Lost Pet.
Detroit ... ..: 3 0 1,000
New York 3 1 .750
Cleveland '....2 1 .CC7
Washington 2 2 .500
Philadelphia 1 2 .333
St. Louis 1 2 .33:1
Boston 1 2 .313
Chicago 0 3 .000
Won Lost Pet.
Louisville ........ ....3 0 1,000
Milwaukee 2 0 1,000
Minneapolis ,3 0 1,000
Indianapolis 2 1 .CO.
Toledo 1 2 .331
Columbus 0 3 .000
Kansas City 0 3 .000
St. Paul 0 2 .000
Y ESTER DAY'S RESULTS. ,
AMERICAN LEAGUE. -Chicago,
1; St. Louis. 3.
New York, 3; Brooklyn, 0.
Boston, 2; Philadelphia, 0.
Cincinnati, 4; Pittsburg. 3.
Detroit, 10; Chicago, 2.
Philadelphia, 0; New York. 1.
Washingtonc, 3; Boston, 2.
St. Louis, 3; Cleveland, 5.
Milwaukee, 1; St. Paul, 1 (nine in
Louisville, 3; Columbus, 2.
Kansas City, 1; Minneapolis, 2.
Indianapolis, 7; Toledo, 3.
EXPERIENCES A VICTORY
Davenport Team Trims Iowa Univer
sity Team to Tune of 11 to 1.
Iowa City, Iowa, April 17. The Dav
enport leaguers wore their batting
clothes yesterday and the collegians
had no chance, although Becker pitch
ed good ball until hurt. Score:
Davenport ...1 0002 403 111 12 4
Iowa 0 0100000 0 1 C 7
Batteries Davenport, Perdue, Isaacs
and Smith; Iowa, Becker, O'Brien,
H anion and Gross.
WHAT EVENTS SHALL BE
Illiuois-Ioua Racing Circuit Contests
- Ik'cided Upon.
Sterling, 111., April 17. The Illi
nois-Iowa racing circuit of Oregon.
Sterling and Morrison in Illinois and
Clinton and Dewitt in Iowa, meeting
here decided on the following events:
2:30, 2:15, and 2:10 pace, purses,
$300 each; 2:35, 2:19 and 2:14 trot.
purse $330 each. One 2:20 stake trot,
one 2:24 stake pace, each purse $800.
WHAT OF OUR BALL TEAM?
Keokuk Closed Up on Account of
Scarlet Fever and Diptheria.
Keokuk, Iowa, April 17. The
board of health this evening decided
to close all the schools, public dance
halls, skating rinks, Sunday schools,
and in fact everything of public in
terest in the city, because of the pre
valence of scarlet fever and diptheria.
BENNETTS VS0DD FELLOWS
Game on South Heights Diamond To
The Bennetts baseball team and the
team from the local lodge of Odd Fel
lows are to play a game tomorrow af
ternoon ' on the diamond in South
Heights. The Bennetts will line up is
follows: Black, lb; Littig, ss; Melow,
cf; Kushman, c; Evans, 2b; Gstettsen-
bauer, 3b; Lamp, If; Peterson, rf and
WESTON ENDS FIRST LAP
Veteran Walker Arrives in Chicago
Chicago, April 17. Edward P. Wes
ton completed Uie first big stage of
his transcontinental trip when he
reached the boundary of the city at
He Got What He Needed.
"Nine years ago It looked as if my
time had come," says C. Farthing, of
Mill Creek, Ind. Ter. "I was so tud
down that life hung on a very slen
der thread. . It was then my drug
gist recommended Electric Bitters.
I bought a bottle and I got what I
needed strength. I had one foot
in the grave, but Electric Bitters put
it hack on the turf again, and I've
been well ever since." Sold under
guarantee at all flmglsts. 50c.
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SIGN FOR BATTLE
Battling Nelson and P,acey Mc-
FarlaticT Agree to Go , 45 .
Rounds at Colma. ' -'
AFTERNOON OF JULY FIFTH
Weight 433 Pounds at 8:30-in the
Moruingi -Conduct Negotiations
ill Person at Chicago.
Chicago April 17. Packey McFar
land and Battling Nelson signed' ar
ticles for a 45-round bout on the
Pacific coast at a meeting in the Sh.er
man house 'last evening, but it was
only after long and personal argu
ment that they did so. Both men
seemed In danger . of losing their
temper at one time, and some- lively
repartee was exchanged. . !:
Under the terms of the articles the
men agree to the distance route; the
50 per cent of the gate receipts which
goes to the boxers will be split, 75
per cent to the winner and 25 per
cent to the loser, and Malachy llogan
will be named as referee. The bout
is to take place July 5 at the Colma
arena, conducted by Jimmy Coffroth,
and the weight has been set at 133
pounds for 8:20 a. in.- The bout is
to go on at 2:30 in the afternoon.
Train ' In VU'tnlty. .:'''
"Jimmy" Coffroth, the San-Francisco
promoter, who returned to the
city yesterday and negotiated with
the men, stipulated that- both should
be in San Francisco Oi some training
camp in its vicinity 30 days before
the bout. It is left optional with him
to cancel the match in case either
man seems to be in poor condition
Soft bandages are permitted and in
return for his concessions in the mat
ter of weight. Nelson will be the
holder of all the boxers' &hare of
Clark HeKtN Maker.
Philadelphia. April 17. Jeff Clark ot
Merchantsville, N. J., "the Fighting
Ghost." had the better of Peter Maher
in a six round bout here last night at
the Nonpareil Athletic slub. Peter
managed to floor Clark in the first
round but after that was unable o
land on his dusky opponent. The ghost
continually jabbed Maher and avoided
the latter's counters by running away
KvnnN lien In Gnrtllner.
Savannah, Ga., April 17. Younji,
Evans of New York had little difficulty
n winning the decision over Gus Gar
diner of Philadelphia in-a 15 round
bout here last night.
KNOX IS BEST IN DEBATE
Iteloit Team Is Defeated in Annual
Contest at Cialeshiii-g. .
Galesburg, IIls-Apri 17. ;The- 13th
annual debate between Knax and Be-
loit colleges was held here before a
large audience last night and first
place was given by the judges, Lloyd
C. Whitman of Chicago, Professor M.
If. Robinson t)f Illinofej university and
Dean W7 E. Hotchkiss of Northwest-
em university to the Knox debaters,
comprising Ray Sauter. J. Harris
Pillsbury and Robert J. Sjold. Belolt
was represented, by Cleou. C. Headly.
Theodore M. Knudson and Paul W.
Bout well. "Asset currency" was dis
cussed, Kuox having the negative.
Another for Black Sox.
These are busy days for the Black
Sox. After winning a game Thursday
they cleaned up the Hawkeyes yester
day 2 to 0. Jimmy Porter and Meyer
Morris did the heavy work for the
victors and Curtis Kromer and Walter
Beck for the losers.- ,
Schedule of Baseball Games.
"Sporting Life's' Baseball sehedn
tor lino nr.s made its weicom . appear
ance. It gives the at-home and abroad
championship dates "of "all of the
tional league and American league
clubs, official averages .of the players
of the two major leagues, gronn pic
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BULGARIA BUYS FREEDOM
Will Pay Russia, as Intermediary
With Turkey, $16,400,000.
St. Petersburg, April 17. The
Russo-Bulgarian settlement ' will be
signed here today simultaneously
with the signing of the Turko-Bul-garian
agreement at Constantinople.
Bulgaria is considered to have secur
ed good terms. She will pay to Rus
sia as intermediary between herself
and Turkey in the settlement of
claims, made by. the porte arising
from Bulgaria's declaration of inde
pendence : 82,000,000 francs ($16,
400,000). A loan...for this amount
will be issued at.. par with interest
at four and three-quarter per cent,
and will be extinguished in 75 annual
payments of 4,025,600 francs. Bul
garia reserves the right to pay the
debt outright a"t any time. The rec
ognition of Bulgarian independence,
which will be done by the exchange
of notes, is now a matter of a fe
OPEN TO ANY PLAY NOW
Western Theater Managers Throw
OH' the Syndicate Yoke.
New York, April 17. Theatrical
managers of this city were formally
notified last night that the Western
Theatrical Managers' association had
declared their theaters will henceforth
be open to any play by any one,
About 175 theaters are affected by
SEVEN MORE ARE EXECUTED
Mexican Authorities Have Put
Rioters Out of Way.
Torreon, Mexico, April 17. News
from Valardena, where the religious
riot occurred Saturday last, tells of
further executions of rioters Tuesday,
when seven were shot, making 22 in
all punished by death. Many rioters
fled to the mountains with a detail of
soldiers in pursuit.
New Shake in Calabria.
Branca Leone, Calabria, Italy, April
17. A severe earthquake shock was
experienced here at midnight. There
were no casualties.
Andrew Rosewater Dead.
Omaha, Neb., April 17. rAndrew
Rosewater, for 25 years city engineer
of Omaha, dropped dead early today
He was a brother of the late Edward
Rosewater, founder of the Omaha Bee
Chicago, April 17. Following" are the
quotations on the market today:
May, 128, 128, 127, 128.
July. 117, 118. 117, 118.
September, 107, lOS'i, 107, 108
May, 69, 70, 69. 69.
July, 67, 68'4. 67. G8'4.
September, 67, 67, 67 V. 67.
May. 55, 56, 55, 55.
July, 49, 49. 48, 48.
September, 41. 41, 41, 41.
May, 18.20, 18.20. 18.15, 18.20.
July, 18.15, 1S.20, 18.12, 18.20. .
September, 18.15, 1S.17, 18.15, 18.17.
May, 10.35, 10.40, 10.35, 10.40.
July, 10.50, J0.52, 10.47, 10.52.
September, 10.60, 10.65, 10.60, 10.65.
May, 9.50, 9.55, 9.50, 9.55. .
July, 9.60, 9.70, 9.60, 9.67.
September, 9.75, 9.80, 9.75, 9.80.
. Receipts today Wheat 1 9, corn
64, oats 105, hogs 5,500, cattle 100,
" Estimated recipts Monday Hogs
33.000. . i :
Hog market strong to 5c higher.
Hogs left over 13.100. Light 6.50
7.10. Good heavy 6.757.25.
Mixed and butchers 6.75 7.20.
ough heavy 6.75 6.90.
.Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs 4,000, cattle 1,000.
Kansas City Hogs 2,000, cattle
Hog market closed slow and easy
at early advance.. Mixed and butch
ers 6.80 7.25. Rough heavy 0.85
7.00. Light 6.70 7.15. Bough
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed steady.
Northwestern receipts Minneapo
lis, today 135, last week 1 8, last
year 261. Duluth. today 2S, last
week 16, last year 5. . '
Liverpool closing cables Wheat
to 114 higher, corn to 1 higher.
New York Bank Statement.
"New York, April 17.- Reserve in
crease $1,164,175. ! Less U. S. in
crease $1,162,350. Loans Increase
$6,847,700.. Specie, increase $2,870,
100. Legals increase $962,300. De
posits in crease $10,672,900. Cir
culation increase $153,800.
New York Stocks.
New York, April 17. Following are
the quotations- on the stock market
today: - - . :-.
Gas ... 11C
Union Pacific 186
U. :S. Steel preferred : . .-. . . .'-.114'
U. S. Steel common ... ; 50
Reading ; .-. . . . . . . : . . V .141
Tuesday Evening, April 20.
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George Ade's Great Musical Comedy
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Southern Pacific 119
New York Central 130
Missouri Pacific 73V
Great Northern 143
Northern Pacific 143i
L. & N 137
C F .1. 37 M:
Canadian Pacific .. 174
Illinois Central 144
Penna , ' 134
Erie 30 V
C. & 0 77
B. R. T 76V&
B. & O. 112
Locomotive 54 Vi
St. Paul 148
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LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Rock Island, April 17. Following are
the wholesale prices on the local
Provisions and Produes.
Eggs Fresh, 18 c.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound, 12c;
springs, 13c per pound.
Butter Dairy, 26c.
Potatoes 75c to 90c.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 72c; oats, 54c to 56c;
Forage Timothy hay, $10 to $12;
prairie, $10; clover, $8 to $10; strair
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