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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGT'S, MONDAY. JANUARY 8, 1912.
GO SIGNED UP
TY COBB QUITS STAGE TO GO HOME AND
ENJOY VISIT WITH HIS WIFE AND BABY
Negotiations Closed Calling for
Fight Taking Place Dur
WINDWARD, NEV., IS SCENE
Oufnplon lit Guarantee! $30,OOO,
Kvpeniteii and Share in the
Chicago, Jan. 8. After two hours of
wrangling, some of It on unimportant
points. Jack Johnson and Jim Flynn
late Saturday eigned articles to meet
In a finish bout at Windward. Nev., for
the heavyweight championship of the
world in July, the date to be selected
fry the promoters before the forfeits
are pouted on Feb. 1C
Johnson's demand for a guarantee of
$30,000 was granted by Flynn'a mana
gcr. Jack Curley, representing a syndl
cate of western mining men who want
the bout staged in the west In addi
tion to his guarantee, which la payable
win, lose or draw, the champion will
be allowed $1,100 for training expenses
and a one-third Interest In the moving
pictures. It also was agreed that
neither fighter should engage In a pre
vious boxing contest after May 1. The
principals are to be within IS miles of
the scene of battle at least one month
before the day of the fight
TIM M M.IVAN STAKE HOLDER.
Jack Curley, representing the club,
la to post $10,000 on Feb. 1C as assur
ance the bout will be held and on this
same day the principals are to post
$3,000 each to assure appearance. If
any one of the principals fails to live
tip to hit agreement his forfeit money
hall be divided equally between the
other two. Tim Sullivan of New York,
who held the forfeits for the Johnson
Jeffries flRht was selected as stake
bolder. According to Curley, the match In all
probability will ho decwied on July 22.
The Elks have a large convention at
Portland. Ore., on July IS. while July
24 is Mormon day in Silt Iake City.
In staging th bout on a Monday, Cur
ley asserted it will give business men
a chance to make the trip without
Jorlng as much time as th?y would if
it were held on some other day of the
Johnson announced. In the presence
of about 50 persons, who phw the sign
ing of the articles, that he would post
pone his match with Sam McVey
which lias been jicli'-dubiJ to take plat e
in Paris on June 21. r.n'il some time
in Si -ptfruber. Th champion stated
furttcr that lie signed articles to meet
Mi Vey before he left Ixindou, England
on his home ward trip. He asserted he !
had been guaranteed jr.n.ntio and lib
tral training expenses by Hugh Mcln
tohh. ai:d he also said he is going to
live up to this ngreeiupht.
PLAN fIF JIM I I.YN V
Mynn said he had been matched to
box Al Patter 10 rounds in New York
on Feb. 1j, and did not believe he
would have much trouble In gaining
the popular verdict. The Pueblo
fighter will not engage In any more
fiRhts after the Palzer affair until he
fteps into the ring with Johnson.
Flynn will remain in town for a few
day, then go to Syracuse, N. V., where
he will train under the watchful eve
EAST MOLINE MAN TESTIFIES TO THE WONDERFUL
HEALING POWER OF THE VIRO CURRENT
CURES WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS.
Right here In Rock Island, every
day people who have suffered all the
torment of the most disheartening
dihca.es are being giv n a new lea.se.
on life. The progress of the allevia
tion of pain and suffering atnom; the
nick and afflicted. In and about Kock
Inland by the Viro-Medical institute
has been almost miraculous. To sub
stantiate this statements we offer the
This Ih to certify the following state
ment is ab.-olutely correct and true
in every detail. About 15 years ago
I contracted a severe case of blood
poisoning. For this I tooi; a course of
treatments for two years. At tfie ex
piration of that time I was pronounced
vtll and cured by the physician un
der who's care I had placed myself;
but 1 continued to doctor, consulting
physicians in Minneapolis. Moline
ai.d otlur cities but obtained no re-
u'.tii. My nerves were shattered, I i bllity. Uhe imatism. Female Troubles,
h;d severe pains in the back of my j t'tomach and rvwel disturbances,
neck. head, back and chest, that at j Vcricocele, Hydrocele, Blood Poison
nmea 1 was vnuble to work. I kept up J ing. Cancer w ithout the use of the
n: qne.-t for health and finally submit- ' knife, diseases of the Bladder and Kid
ted to an operation which was advised . ney. Bronchitis and all disiases of a
lor the secre pains in my head and j chronic nature that have puzzled the
Heck. When I found myself no better j ordinary doctor or have been neglect-
iifter my recovery from the operation
I was indeed discouraged, and decid- j Th
ed ;t was useless to spend any moreitabli
money, hut one day I read in the Mo-
line Mail about the wonder of the
Viri Mtdical institute and I decided
to irvestiatt this new treatment. 1
wttit to their otflces. and talked to
trvrai of the patients whom I found
tl.ere waitirg for treatments. They
tunoi very much satisfied with
v h.it it a? dcin; for them and told
n. e if there was anything that would
l-.lp r:e it surelv would be this treat-
S. E. Cor. 3rd Ave. and 17th St., Rock Island, III.
ILur 9 to X daily, evening 7 to 8, Sundays, 10 to 1 only.
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TV COSB TV
Ty Cobb, who hs been starring on the t.age fc. ceveral weeks past,
j will quit this week to go back to his home iu Georgia.
' "i have be away from home al! summer.' he ays. "and when a
' man Is as r..uch n.arried as I am, he certa!n:- Aants to see something of
hU wife and b'-.by."
The American Inrne's linttinj; champion thinks, and naturally, that
there is no youngster on earth quite as bright ai d quite as cute as Ty-
rus. Jr. T.:e p!cfiro U a -e ent one taken al Ty's home, just before ha
' started up.n his siac- career.
' of Tommy nyan, fi-rmf-r middleweight
Windward. Nev., is about 111 miles
I west of Salt Lake City. It is a mining
! town and is on the main lines of three
j different railroads. Curley said it was
about three hours" ride from Salt Iikc
City. The present plans call for the
men to er.ter the ring at 2 o'clock and
! fimht until either is knocked out or tin
jtil the referee decides either boxer is
i too helpless to continue. Five ounce
i gloves will be used and f oft bandages
, permitted. The referee will be select
ed some time before June 1. Jack
! Welsh of San Francisco is Johnson's
JOHWOX TO TIIU AT I.M.OOV.
The champion will do all his training
at Lagoon, Nev., while Flynn will do
his conditioning at a resort a few-
miles outside of Windward. When La
goon was suggested to Johnson he ask
ed if the roads were good from this
place to Salt Lake City. A hen in-
formed there was a
specdwav a short
from his camn and that the ,
roads were excellent,
the champion j
Out.side of Flynn, Johnson still
maintains that Al Kaufmann Is the
best "hope." He asserted he would
wager $5,000 that Kaufmann could beat
Palzer, the man who knocked out
Kaufmann in New York a short time
ago. Flvnti then said he would bet
$2.m,0 more that Kaufmann cot.ld beat
nient. I had tried everything else so
why not try this? Two months ago
I began this treatment and can truth
fully say that I ft el that I have at last
been cuicd. I am working hard every
day and during all this cold weather
have felt no pain or ill effects a fact
which surprised me greatly, for se-
vere cold haj alw ays made the pi-in
most severe. I make this etatenieut
hoping that some other sufferer may
read of my experience thereby saving
themselves the long years of misery
I endured. I would advise anybody
who requires medical attention to call
at the Viro-Medical institute you will
be told what is your ailment and
whether your case is a curable oae or
not and be deu't with absolutely fairly.
E. H. JOHNSON,
742 First ave.. E. Moline, 111.
The Virorerfieal inbtitute treats all
curable cases of Asthma, Nervous De-
ed or unskillful!- treated.
The Viro-Medical institute has es-
lished a reputation as a place
i where all sick and suffering can go
j with full confidence knowing that they
i will be fairly dealt with, skillfully
treated and promptly cured,
COX? CLTATiON AND COMPLETE
SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION ALSO A I
j MECHANICAL EXAMINATION BY j
MEANS OF OCR FAMOCS VIRO-I
SCOPE AI'SOH'TELY FREE.
The fees for treatment are reasonable.
S'i r i
COBS, J5. -
O'Kourke's "hope." Johnson said the
terrific beating which Flynn adminis
ter! d to Kaufmann at Kansas City had
taken al! the heart out of the man who
was expected to be the logical oppou
ent for Johnson.
The articles w ere signed at the Ho- j
tel Sherman in the presence of press !
representatives and friends cf both s
f i;hter3. The best of ferHns existed '
between Johnson and Flynn at all.
times and they joked with each other j
whenewr a squabble arose over some i
WILL BANQUET BOYS
WHO WON PENNANT
Members of St. James branch, No.
152, of the Western Catholic union,
are to be hosts tomorrow evening to
the boys who made up the baseball
team from that branch and won the
pennant in the Western Catliolis
league last summer. The
is to be held in the K. C.
hall and the members of the other
teams that comprised the league are
Invited to attend. The pennant to!
be presented is a handsome one, fin-;
is'ned in the colors of the team. It!
is 20 feet Ions and bear the legend I
i r l"e rafe "f T-1'1 jn the league. ;
(The members of 'he team who werej
1 responsible for the victory are Allen,
I 1-eithner, Calkins. McOin-1
his. Hourdeau. Sexton, I'Miler, AubL
and Naab. Naat. was the manager
of the team. The team is to select
a captain and manager for the ag
gregation next jeir.
Dixon, ill., Jan. 8. With the ther
mometer -0 degrees below zero 40
"tports" from l'ixon and Sterling
pulled tiff a chicken fight in the lloral
V "'on at the Northern fair grounds i
j in Whiteside county. The light open-j
! Vli at midnight and closed at a latej
! bour Sunday moruing. lr.xon sports!
; won t"e majority of fights and got
j11 tlle money.' The authorities are
j investigating, and as most of those
i present canio away with badly frost
bitten ears they ought to be located
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 8. Jim
Asbell of Kansas City fractured a
rih in a wr.lHr hour with Artotroi
Ernst of Cleveland here :tnd Ern3r
was awarded the decision. Ernst
took the frst fall in 34:00 with a
half Nelson and scissors hold, after
which Ashall announced that his rib
Bloomingtnn, II!., Jan. 8. Occu
pying a coffin 41 inches wide and
especially made for him in Chicago.
Leonard (Baby) Bliss, Blooming-
Inn's famous fat rr.nn. was hnrio.1
yesterday, the coif.n being hauled 10'ett weaknesses.. Her "Vote for Wo
miles to Towanda cemetery. mea" enthusiasm brings her to At-
i lantie City, tn opportunity for her hus-
Pt. Louis, Jan. 8. Max Lutbers ! baa(1 to make a night of it w ith "his
of Cincinnati was awarded the ref
eree's decision after he had wres
tled one hour with Al Wesseta of
this city for the lightweight title.
Lutberg had Wassem cn the defen
sive Tor ail but 10 minutes of the
Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 3
uootn r.as stpnea a two
tract as manager of the Phillies. The
contract gives him wide powers ln-h'ter happiness." Mr. Lewis U sup-ier of the Chicago Grand Opera com
that he !s to be absolute dictator f-ported by a cast of excellence, includ-1 patiy, will put out for a two-week'
the playing end of the business. Hi eg Mltlam Shelby, Edna Roland, i tour a company presenting V.'olf-Fer-
will sign u'.l players, draft all play
. , , . , . "j
decide their salaries and direc
bctm f the ld- Jhe first ,IlCial I
wl m..af,7. ""i
to enounce that Bill Burns, the!
souwipaw, naa ueen sent to me .Min-j
ncapolis club of the American asso
ciation. It is understood that this is
in part payment for Cravath, tho
outfielder who will join the Phillies
In the Bpring.
Jan. 12 Dave Lewis in "Don't
Lie to Your V:f?."
Jan. 18 "The Smart Set."
Jan. 23 Mme. Alda under aus
pices Rock Island Musical club.
Jan. 2 9 "Baby Mine."
Jan. 31 " vVf.t'nhals and Kem
per's "Seven Days."
Jan. 21 "The Girl From Rector's."
Daily vaudeville performances at
: ' iiiid ii : 1 5.
AT THE ILLINOIS.
Does a wife like her husband to lie to
her? Does this same wife overlook a lie
when It Is backed up with funny com
plications, during which the husband's
love for her is always manifest? Does
your wife fancy you going out with
i chorus girls if perchance she happens
j uc " buui6c
cf the questions whosy solutions sup
ply much of the comedy in Campbell
P.. Casad's song farce entitled "Don't
Lie to Your Wife," which will be seen
et the.niinois next Friday, with the
well known comediiin Dave liwis
starred. Mr. Lewis is seen as Amos
! Doubleday. a New Yorker, who like
i nDaI13r hiubands of today, is under the
! uomlnatlon Of a Wilt
who has euffrag-
Coy iriends. They meet inree cnorus
girl:, are arrested for speeding and
are eventually landed at the husband's
fiat after many exciting experiences.
Later the wife and hr r friends show
Up very .unexpectedly, while the party
is it lt height, and the complications,
th j theatregoer may feel assured, are
nviny. but the men j rove equal to the
- .otcasion, ana nnany m u so mat
- e' - 'erythlng turns out Edmlrahiy "for1
- ;Cladys Wilcox, Lilliaii S'acley, EteIIa;ra:i's masterpiece, "The Secret of Su-i
Mp to S39 efs
Cn.ee Pants Sisils, sold fom
iOQ09 you can liave fhem
MISS INEZ MACAULEY
Miss Maeaulry plays "Polly Hope"
in Klaw & Erlanger's production of
"The , Round Cp," which comes to
the Grand, Davenport, next Sunday,
Monday and Tuesday.
Vernon, Lenore Frey,' William C.
Hodges. Holwoith Stark. Denton Gar
vin, Mart Franklin and Edward Spen
cer. A theatrical event of more than com
monplace importance announced for
the Illinois Jan. IS is the famous
"Smart. Set" company headed by S. H.
Dudb y, who by sheer ability has
i earned ine rignt to hi ciassea as one
of the foremost colored entertainers in
the country. Dudley will b ar in a new j
musical comedy in three acts entitled ;
"Doctor Deans from Huston." The play ;
concerns the adventures of a ne'er do ;
well southern darkey who poses as a'
For a time he suc-
; ceas m cs.nuMonizing ioiks who
, ought to krow better. In the end,
however, his undoir.g is brought about
: anu erryri.mg terminates sa'israc.
j torily. Fifty peopl? are in the cast.
AT THE GRAND.
Andreas Di;pcl, general manag-
the Best Bargains
N TV MAT WE SAY
znnne." Davenport will be one of the
cities to have this great attraction.
The artists from the Chicago Grand
Opera company who will sing the prin
I cipal roles are Alice Zeppilli, Alfredo
Costa and Pompilio Malatesta. Tho
opera is a comedy and a classic, and
will be staged at the Grand opera
house, Davenport, Jan. 17, under the
personal direction of Mr. Dipped. All
the scenery and. stage settings used
for the performance of "The Secret of
Suzanne" in Chicago will be brought
to DaveniKjrt for the performance.
Rheumatism Relieved In Few Hours.
N. B. Langley, Madison, Wis., says:
"I was almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had it in
my neck so I could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried three
doctors and many remedies without
any relief whatever until I procured
Dr. Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism.
(In a few hours the pain was relieved
and In three days the rheumatism was
'completely cured find I w-as at work."
jsol.l by Otto Gro'jan', 1501 Second ave
) ntte. Rock Island; Gust Schlegel & Son,
220 West beconu street, uavenpori.
GASPED FOR BREATH.
Gastritis Nearly Ended Life of Wm. V.
Mathews. Read His Letter.
"I was bothered for years with
fctomach trouble and gastritis. Food
laid like lead tn my stomach and fer
mented, forming gas. This caused a
pressure on my heart, so that I choked
and gasped for breath, and thought
my time had come. MI ONA cured me
after I had doctored without success."
Wm. V. Mathews, Iiloomington, Ind.
If you suffer from indirection, head
aches, dizziness, biliousness, constipa
tion, inactive liver, nervousness, sleep
lessness, bad dreams, foul breath
h(.artburn shortness of breath, sour
tomach, or despondency, be sure aud
pH MI-O NA stomach tablets. They
are gUarantd. Large bo- 51 Ats
HarMr Hous nharmacv and lir.ie-
Davenport, Jan. 11, 15, 16
Klaw A r.TUinCT' Cirantle Prodnctloa
Monday, January 8.
One Night Only.
Manhattan Gaiety Girls
I5IG Itl'IlLK'SQl'K COMPANY
Colientie, the Dancer.
Ablel At true! ion
English Models in Poses.
Prices 25c, 50c, 75c.
Seats on Kale now.
and 19th St.
TEN GREAT ACTS
Week of Jan. 8.
318 Twenty-second St.
Express, baggage and
Hauling of All Kinds.
Call West 981. "
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