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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1909.
A stock eolected especially with
a view of satisfying our patrons
who have a present In cigars
In mind. Popular and well
known brands In special Xmas
boxes. 6 and 10 cent goods you
all know. 76c, $1. $2 and $4
;f Red Cross
Corner 20th St and 4th Ave.
A Rook Island Savings
Bank book will make an
acceptable Christmas gift
one that will be ap
preciated by children, rel
atives, friends or em
By depositing $1 or more
you can open a savings
account in the name of
any person, and we will
mail the book so that it
' will be received Christmas
4 Interest Paid
NEW LAWS FOR
Committee Recommends Dou
ble Headers Instead Two
Games on Holidays.
TO MEET IOWA ENACTMENT
Accounts of Retiring President, M. II.
Sexton, Found Correct and
Beady for Successor.'
Ex-President M. H. Sexton of the
Three-Eye league had an auditing
committee consisting of J. T. Hayes cf
Davenport and R. H. Johnson of Peo
ria to look over his books and accounts
yesterday and they were found in ex
cellent shaps and ready to be turned
over to the president-elect, A. R. Tear
ney, Chicago. This will probably be
done at the next meeting of the league,
which will take place In Chicago in the
After the work of auditing the books
was completed, Mr. Sexton joined the
two magnates and the three took up
the work of revising the constitution
and by-laws of the league, as they were
assigned to do at the last meeth.g of
the directors. They went over the en
tire list of laws of the organization
and revised and reshaped them so :is
to make them of more service than
there were heretofore.
In addition to revising the laws the
committee found It advisable to recom
mend several additions and changes n
the constitution. Principal anions:
these was one dealing with holiday
games. The plan as followed in past
years was to play a game in the morn
ing and one in the afternoon. The
legislature of Iowa stopped this as far
as the Iowa cities were concerned,
when last year it passed a statute pro
hibiting baseball on the morning f
and up to 3 o'clock on a holiday.
The committee decided that there
ought to be no attempt to evade this
law and that the best way to got
around it was to play a double header
after 3 o'clock and to charge double
admissioa for the exhibition. In the
end this will benefit not only the
league but the patrons as well. At
present it costs a "grand stander" the
sum of $i.0u exclusive of car fare to
attend boin a nimorning and an after-1
It. Politics entered into the election,
however, and he lost out, another play
er being elected.
Head of the American League
Deplores Influence of Mur
phy in Baseball.
HINTS AT FUTURE WARFARE
Board of Appeal of High School
Athletic Association Will
Meet This Month.
Failure to Reelect Heydlcr as Iresi
dent of the Organization Charac
terized as Mistake.
New York, Dec. 14. President B. B.
Johnson of the American league an
nounced last night that he was unalter
ably opposed to Charles W. Murphy,
John M. Ward's chief backer, becom
ing a dictator in the baseball world.
"Murphy's policies are far from be
ing in line with the ideas of men who
have been working for the develop
ment of baseball," said the American
league president, "and would be ruin
ous to baseball if allowed to continue.
The American league desires to con
tinue on friendly relations with Its nat
ural rival, but it cannot do so if Mur
phy is to dictate the policy of the Na
tional league and elect a man who has
.constantly tried to tear down the
fabric we have established.
"Mr. Murphy stated, I believe, when
he first arrived here, that the Ameri
can league was in favor of a longer
schedule, and that all our club owners
advocated It. I have talked with ev
ery man who has a financial interest
in our teams, and cannot find any one
who desires to have us play 16S games
during the campaign.
"Mr. Murphy also has insinuated
that we junior leaguers are attempting
to dictate who shall be elected presi
dent of the National league. This is
wrong, but we are surprised that the
National league club owners should try
to remove from office a man like John
Heydler. .More Heydlers are needed
in the baseball business. He is thor
oughly honest, sees into the future,
and knows conditions of the pfisr. Wo
have not said that the National league
should reelect Heydler, but we think
that great harm will come to the na-
PROTESTS TO BE SETTLED
Is the First Time That the Board Has
liver Been Called Upon for
Any Heal Work.
The board of appeals of the state
high school athletic association will
have its first real business to transact
when it convenes in conjunction with
the Illinois state teachers' association,
which meets at Springfield, 111., Dec.
28, 29 and 30. Tbe board has been in
existence for a number of years, but
until this year there has been no occa
sion for its services. This year, how
ever, the 107 schools belonging to the
Illinois athletic association have given
it a number of problems to settle, there
being about eight disputed games to
pass upon and a number of other lesser
troubles to be heard. Principal H. E.
Brown of the Rock Island high school
Is the secretary of the board.
Will Settle bainplonnhIp.
The chief matter before the board is
the settling of a dispute between the
high schools of Roehelle and Sterling,
and the decision will very likely deter
mine the high school football cham
pionship of the state. The two schools
played a game which was won by the
Roehelle team by a score of 14 to 12,
but the Sterling aggregation claims
that it was defrauded out of the game
through the interference of the Ro
ehelle spectators who lined the side
lines and did everything in their power
to help the home team to win the vic-
! tory. Uochelle and Sterling are the
logical contenders for the state title,
despite all claims to the contrary, and
the decision as to the real winner of
this protested game will probably set
tle the championship.
h r7th Meeting.
The meeting of the state teachers'
association this year marks the 57th
year of the existence of that organiza-
Jhjkmi I'M- ftiiZtd-f- j
iL 1 jM .11 HI; . ynf. 5
We have told so often of the high artistic qualities
of the Angelus, and quoted famous authorities,
,that you may think it can play okv
classic music well.
That, however, is but half the story.
a -he, swinging two
step, the swaying
waltz, the dainty mor
ceau of the day, the
selection all find per
fect expression through
the Angelus Piano,
equally with the Bee
thoven Sonata, the
Chopin Nocturne, the
tional !?anie if the club owners do not ition. It is expected that the coming
elect him." ! meeting will be one of the best in its
The American league pimply will not ' history. This city will be represented
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ame and if the recommendation succeed Hevdler arroi.iinsr tn .Tnbn-' Principal H. E. Brown. County Suner-
ui me coinmuiee is aaomea it wm son if he is elected, said Johnson
cost him only .75 and he will save half ! means war
the money it would have cost him for j '
Now is the time to buy them.
The older they get the better
CUT IT'S TRUE.
We have them but once in a
year. Now is your chance to
buy something rare in the bak
ing lino. They come in assorted
shapes iiiiU sizes, from 5c up to
Tiii.BKaa:ii i tUKi ciiex,
t l'Hl.l A1.1KS uud
a beautiful display of Xma3 Can- 5 :
dy Boxes. Come and see them.
You will surely be pleased. Pick
one out; we v:n lay it aside or
deliver it for you.
1716-1718 Second Avenue.
Makes Guaranteed Goods
Our "anilla Extract
car fare. At the same time, more
people will attend the game and the
league and the patrons will both benefit.
Ti I'rolcrt Scorer.
Another recemmendation which th?
committee will rnHke to t.e Ieagu? ;s
that strpj Le taken to ptA'cnt players
from disputing decisions of ofii-
ial scorers 1:1 regard to the scor
ing of hits, mns, errors and th lik.
The coirrJitTee wis'ios to have the de
cision of the sior.?r as undi-'putabh' "
the decision cf th.? umpire and to have
the same penalties apply. Scorars have
been known to change their record at
the instates of players who imagined
themselves offended and who raised a
kick wi;h t'.'.e scorer over his decision.
If the recommendation cf the co.nmit
tco is followed it will mean a fine of
$5 or mors for a player who raises r
Li. 5 fuss over an error charged against
him or about a hit which lie thought
ho ouaht t have had credited to him.
It was also decided to recommend
O that no one officiallv or financially
j connected with a club be tligibls to
Csir.ct in the capacity of ofllcial scorer.
J Cue of the eight scorers last year was
; a director i:i a club and the visiting
C complaint as to his favoring his own
O ! Xnmhfr of Clubs Drflned.
The number of clubs which are to
make up the league will be defined In
the next edition of the constitution for
the first time. Previous to the revising
of the laws, the constitution merely
stated that the league is to consist of
such clubs as care to join together.
This was revised by the committee an-.l
; the law is now that the league shall
; consist of eight clubs, although there
lis a provision to continue doing busi
jr.ess with a lesser ntimber in case
there sr- ""dd be occasion to drop one
out or i.r'case of one flunking out of
I its own accord.
intendent S. J. Percuson will also be In
attendance. Preliminary to the main
I mcftins thfre will be a meeting of the !
BAT NELSON MEETS WELCIiV r,y .sri"!cnrts,?T,niza,ion' a
, which .nr. navuiu win ueuver an au-
Light weight Champion .Accepts the
Terms for 20 Hound Match. !
Chicago. Dec. 14. According to a:
statement made by John Robinson, ,
who has been acting as agent fori
Battling Nelson in his theatrical veil-j
tures. the durable Dane has accepted j
terms for a match with Fred Welch.
thf P.riti?h lightweight champion, j
for" a 20 round bout in England in :
February. :Ir. iiobinon. who ar-!
rived in the city yesterday, said that'
an English publication devoted to!
pugilism had offered a piwse 0f $20.-1
000 for a meeting between Nelson ;
and Welch. Nelson does not like the :
idea of traveling so far. but thinks.1
he can win. although he will en-,
deavor to have the battle listed for j
25 rounds and at 133 pounds instead;
cf 135, the newly established British :
Most pianists capable of playing the
classics will not bother with lighter works.
Those who can play dance-music (for
instance) well cannot play the classics.
The ANGELUS PIANO
The Piano anyone can Phy Artistically
ENABLES you to render every kind of music well; and makes no excuses nor
objections. Mascagni, the composer of "Cavalleria Rusticana," etc., says :
"The Angelus is a wonderful virtuoso pianist." Similar praise has been
expressed by many other famous musicians, such as d'Reszke, d'Albert, Hoffman,
Sembrich, etc., etc. The general popularity of the Angelus is attested by the
praises of thousands of less famous but no less enthusiastic private owners.
You can now have this wonderful instrument on ver easy terms or we will make
you a liberal allowance on your present piano and tak e it in exchange. But whether
or not you are ready to purchase you should make it a point to hear this instrument
at your first opportunity. Come in today and play it yourself. No obligation.
Recitals Daily from 3 to 4 pe m.
You are Cordially Invited.
1726 Second Avenue
. Reck Island, 111.
i Buelow has been informed of the In
i fants' intentions and he promises to
Doc Childs of Decatur has opened a ! put a damper on their well laid plans.
pool room, which is presided over by
Cecil Coombs as manager. Jack Her
bert and Don;? Jeffries make the place
thtir loafirg headquarters.
Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: ' Water
loo, confident cf supremacy over Fort
Dodge, has now sfarted to pick on Du
bun,;K It is learned that the live
wires cf that town have whispered
into Vie ear of Manager Frank lioyle
President Al Tearney is represent
ing the Three-Eye league at New York
this week and viewing the fight in the
National over the election of a new
president. With him are Jack Mc
Carthy, manager of Danville, and Dick
Kinsella, whom you all know.
The American all-star team, captain
ed bv Miner Brown of the Chicago Na-
that liVhall be his duty to finish ahead ! tionals. got the Dumps ai me iiauu
the Havana baseball team yetxeruaj,
5 to 0.
Decision to Jimmy Moran.
Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 14. Jimmy
Moran, the Brooklyn featherweight,
defeated Babe Cullen. the Australian,
iasl night, getting an easy decision
at the end of eight rounds.
of the Miners in the coming Three-
Eye rnce. They care not for the pen
i nant, but for the glory of beating cut
! their larger commercial rival. Go to
j it. fellows. We're glad to hear ther?
; are a bunch of live cues back of base
' hall there. Not desiring to take advan
I tage of i's smaller rival. Dubuque here
i by informs Waterloo that Manager
10c and 20c per bottle.
White Pine Compound Cough
Cure, nothing better for
coughs and colds.
25c per bottle.
Oh, that Rose Cream!
chaps and sore lips, unequaled
Drug Store Only
534 Sixtenth Street.
AMERICUS MEETS MAHM0UT
Interesting Wrestling Match to Take
Place at Chicago Tonight.
Chicago. Dec. 14. Yussif Mah
mout, the Bulgarian heavyweight
wrestler, who last season disposed of
every opponent with the exception of
Champion Frank Gotch, will meet
Americns, the Baltimore grappler, in
the main bout of the show to be
given tonight at the Coliseum under
the auspices of tho Empire Athletic
Last season the clever Baltimorean
opposed the sturdy representative of
the Ottoman empire in the Seventh
Regiment armory, and although
i beaten he gave Mahmout the hardest
TO SELL PUEBLO FRANCHISE tussle he had "P to the time the lat-
I ter faced Gotch. At that time Ainer-
Holland, Manager of Wichita Team,
lrobabIe Purchaser. '
Pueblo, Colo.. Dec. 14. John Hol
land, manager of the Wichita team
of the Western league, will he the
owner of the Pueblo franchise in that
league unless local people purchase
the team before next Friday. Hol
land said he would transfer the Pu
eblo franchise to St. Joseph, where
ample capital is waiting to back the
team. His interest in the Wichita
lub will be sold to his partner,
THE WONDERFUL WIRELESS
Upon request we will send a little book
let telling just how the wireless works.
Everyone should learn about the wireless,
bleb Is tba soil wonderful invention the world
er saw. 'and which oflers
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Rases Co, Harvester uildin; Chicago,
The announcement which was mads
last evening of the election of Clay
ton Shinstrom of this city as captain
of the Grinnell college football team
of next year, has proved erroneous, due
to a mistake made in the dispatch. Mr.
Shinstrom was a prominent candidate
for the honor and it seemed certain
that he would receive it, as his record
for the past two years entitled him to
icus weighed 30 pounds less than
Mahmout, but the former now tips
the scale at 192 pounds, and with his
added poundage believes he will be
more than a match for the powerful
visitor from the Balkan mountains.
Say It 1
Ifyaar doctor aery this h all
Tight, then lay u over ana
coet again. iow.if. mIm'
Easy to take.
Easy to take.
Easy to take.
WHITESIDE SCHOOLS GOOD
Kmissary from State Superintendent
Finds Much to Com mend There.
Whiteside county boasts the title of
pioneer in the movement toward fur
nace heated country school houses in
Illinois. At least 21 rural schools have
the- modern met hod of heating two
townships each laying claim to six out
of eight of their rural seats of educa
tion as coming under th head of fur
U. J. Hoffman, assistant to State
Superintendent Blair, when he visited
Whiteside in his itinerary, was shown
the evidences of educational progress.
Mr. Hoffman found eight of the schools
adequate to requirements of the state
diploma, and five others nearly ready
to receive the 'official commendation of
Interior and exterior equipment. ,
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days.
Pazo Ointment Is guaranteed to
cure any case of itching, blind bleed
ing or protruding piles In 6 to 14
days, or money refunded. 60 cents.
comes but once a year.
The little ones have long
waited for this day. Don't
LET Us Help You Make
This a Merry and Happy
Come and get what money
you reed from us. Pay us back
weekly, monthly, quarterly.
No publicity. Confidential dealings.
Phone E. 8S8. 1621 ?2 3d Ave.
Moline Theater Building.
MONEY TO LOAN
On Real Estate ttecurlty.
liUDOIiPH & REYNOIiDS
Mitchell & Lynde Building ,
Peoria has lines out for a big league
catcher who is said to be some pump
kins. President Johnson has secured
tho signature of Floyd Freeman, a De
catur amateur, to a contract. Freeman
is a pitcher.
Doc Childs has persuaded a number
of Decatur gentlemen who have money
to pay off the debt on the baseball
park, $1,200 being the lumber bill In
curred in the erection of the grand
stand. Pity those Decaturites didn't
loosen up a little earlier.
M. H. SEXTON WIRES
REGRETS TO DREYFUS
Is Unable to Attend Annual Banquet
Tomorrow Evening of National
The above beautiful house, with 5 acres of land, to lease for one
year or longer. House of 12 rooms, furnace heat, bath, and all
kinds of fruit. ' Pasture, garden, fish pond, two barns, and other
outbuildings. A few blocks from street car. Inquiro of
1714 Second Avenue Rock Island, 111.
V M. H. Sexton telegraphed to tresi-
dent Barney Dreyfus of the Pittsburg
club today expressing bis regret at be
ing unable to attend the banquet of
the National league directors tomorrow
evening at which the Pittsburg mag
nate is to be the host. Mr. Sexton, as
piesldent of the national association, ,
received a special invitation to attend
the meeting, and he was down on the
program In response to a toast. The
banquet ia to be held at the Waldorf
Astoria hotel in New York, and it will
be attended by some of the biggest
baseball men of the age. Mr. Sexton
In his telegram expressed, a desire to
see President Heydler returned to the
office by the National league directors
and ' a hope that the present happy
conditions, of the league be continued.
Want Circuits Redistricted.
South Bend, Ind., Dec. 14. A
meeting of magnates of the Central
Ohio and Pennsylvania leagues will
be ' held at ' Dayton within ' the next
ten days, .the meeting having been
arranged at the suggestion of the O.
and P. directors, who want to redis
trict the two circuits,
'The peculiar properties of Cham'jer-
lain'3 Cough Remedy have been thor
oughly tested during epidemics of In
fluenza, and when It was taken in
time we, have not heard of a single
case of;pneumbnla. Sold by all drug
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