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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1912.
BACK FROM LEAD
BLUE SOX DATED
HOR1NE WILL MAKE
THE OLYMPIC TEAM
FOR MANY GAMES
working day and night. All
suit orders taken up until Sat
urday night will be made before
O'Learyites Chastise Dick
Smith's Beauts by a
Scheduled to Meet Crack Ama
teur Teams of Illinois and
Iowa at Local Park.
DOUBLE BILL AT DUBUQUE
SMOKE HOUSE NINE JULY 4
rrmdergMt Pitches Peoria to Vict0rj
While el Does Same for
Will B the Big Contest of the Tri-
Citie Upon National Holiday
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Bear Ye! i
Tavenport landed a hard f ought
(am yesterday, bunching hits with
errors by the visiting team. Both
pitchers -were in form. Score:
R. H. E.
Davenport ... 60120000 3 5 3
Springfield ... 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 02 5 1
Batteries Mlddleton and McCarthy;
Ilendrlx and Coleman.
I EVES BREAK.
UDuqoo. .,,, .-ueui.ur
broke even with Dubuque in a double- ,
header, winning t to 1 and lysine 3 to !
0 Gregg -was poundwd off the mound
lr. the first game. Schupp and Se
nian pltcbod f.ne ball "In the second,
but Tubuque scored on an error in the
third and bunched Its hits to get two
runs In the venth. Score of first
R. H. E. i
Tiecafur 002142 fo 0t-D 12 0
iMibunue 1 ft 0 0 0 ft ft ft 1 8 2
KattTe Harper and Mc.'ely;
Gregg. Seemap anfl Raycrof:.
k. ii. t.. Toledo 21
Icatur 0 " o ft-n o ft n 0 o o 2KanBa8 City 18
Dubuque 0 ft 1 U u ft 0 3 D 1 j St. Paul 17
Batteries Sceman and Ray croft; 'Milwaukee 13
Srhupp and O'Brien. Louisville 13
Two-base hit Flanagan. Stolen ! Indianapolis 13
bases O'Brien, Swanson, Boucher.
Raycrnft. Buses on balls OT Schupp,
4; oft Seemat:, 3. I'mpircs Cusack
ruKMir.itiiAvr is ..
Peoria. May 23. Prendergust out
pitched Syfert yefterrlay and the lat
ter had poor support, i'eoria winning
with eat,e. Score:
R. H. E.
Monniiiigtoti ..0 0 1 0 0 0 00 1 2 1" G
Peoria 0O3 10 3O2 J 13 4
Batteries Syfert and Hargrove;
Prt-iidergast and Sou'tiwick. Bases
on balls Off Kyfert, 1; off Prender
gast. C. Stmck out By Syfert, 1; by
I renderabt, 9. Passed balls South
wick. 2. Time of game 2: 1'). I'mplre
jll'F'.tKKItV l)OW (l IM'V.
Quiney, May 23. Coombs' triple and
Graham's sacrifice 'fly broke the tie
and won for Danville. Rover was
wild, while Ncal pitched utihitahle ball.
Sere: K. H. E.
Qiilncy 0 i ii l fi 0 o 0 ii 1 2 2
Danville H 0 0 0 1 ft ft 1 H--2 8 1
Batterler; Uoyer and Harrington;
Chapman. Ncal and Hililebiand. Stolen
bases Kaler. KiTWin, (ianl. Two base
bits- tiuciss r. Three have hits
Coombs. Bases on balls Off Koyer,
i; off Chapman, 4. I'mplre- Kdditiger.
Standing of Clubs
Til BEE-EYE LE.V.l'E.
Duetipirt 11 t'
hpl itlKlU Id 10 ti '
1 i;:m l lie ID X
Quill- y 11 !
Dubu-iue 10 St
Peoria 9 11
Decatur 9 13
Bloom ington J 14
NATIONAL I.EACI E.
W. I.. Pet.
New York 22 .76 :
Cincinnati 22 9 .710 j
Cblcaico 1 "i 14 .."17j
Pittsburgh 12 I I .402 ;
Philadelphia 11 1. .4 23
St. Ji'Uis 1 :t 20 .3S'l i
Boston 11 1) .367
Brooklyn 9 IS .333
AMERICAN LEAGI E.
W. L. Pet.
Chicago 2 4 S . 7 .". 0 i
Boston 19 10 .6C5;
Washington 15 14 .517!
Detroit 15 16 .484!
Cleveland 13 14 .4S1 j
There's service in these
hi nffer. Our insurance
unknown; insure the rider a specified amount of tire service
Without Extra Coat (AVarf our Catalog). Punctures ilia
other repairs Made Free or new tire given promptly.
No Waits. Our local Dealers will do same for you. So Express
charges to pay. No arguments. Insurance tag attached to each tire.
Special Cat Price "oe l585
Free Catalog. DEALERS WANTED where not represented.
11 W.Lake St.
204 W. Seventh Street, De Motnea, Iowa
524 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn.
276 W. Water Street, Milwaukee, Wis.
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Y. M. C. A. BICYCLE SHOP. VENUE.
W. H. BOLLES, 2414 THIRD A
David Bruce-Brown baa been se
lected to drive the third National car
m tna 600-mue race on tna inaianap-
I ( . . j . . . ...... ,
ml BrowlI won th. N.w Havn Hill
climb with a Fiat. He alao won the
Orand Prise race at Savannah last
year driving a 200-horsepower Flat
car. bia average being 74-45 miles per
hour. He won the Grand Prix
Eavan&an In 1S10 also.
I Philadelphia 12 14
iora 8 18
St. Louis 8 20
Qtiincy, 1 ; Danville, 2.
I'eoria, 9; Bloomington, 2.
Davenport, 3; Springfield, 2.
Dubuque, 1 3; Decatur, 9 0.
Chicago, 10; Brooklyn, 6.
Pittsburgh, 0; Boston, 3.
Cincinnati, 1; New York, 6.
St. Louis, 2; Philadelphia, 3.
New York, 5; Chicago, 11.
Philadelphia, 8; St. Louis, 5.
Washington, 5; Detroit, 4.
Boston, 9; Cleveland, 0.
Milwaukee, 1; Minneapolis, 7.
Indianapolis, 3; Toledo, 6.
Louisville, 5; Columbus, 4 (10 in
UNITED STATES LEAGUE.
Pittsburgh, 5; Chicago, 4.
Only one game scheduled.
Dos Moines, 5; Topeka, 4.
Sioux City, 5; Wichita, 4.
St. Joseph, 7; Denver, 3.
Omaha, 2; Lincoln, 1.
Terre Haute, 8; Akron, 6.
Port Wayne, 6; Springfield, 15.
South Bend, 3; Dayton, 2 (10
Grand Rapids, 12; Cauton, ft.
Wheeling, 0; Youngstown, 7.
Erie, 8; Zanesville, 6.
Canton, 3; Pekin, 1.
Lincoln, 4; Streator, 3.
Champaign, 2; Kankakee, 2 (10
Oshkosh, 2; Rockford, 1.
Wausau, 3; Racine, 2.
Appleton, 4; Aurora, 6.
Madison, 5; Green Bay, 1.
Burlington, 12; Muscatine, 6.
Monmouth, 4; Ottumwa, 3 (16 in
nings). Hannibal, 3; Kewanee, 6.
Keokuk, 5; Galesburg, 1.
UNITED STATES LEAGUE
Cleveland, O., May 23. The Forest
City Ball and Amusement company has
biirrendered its Cleveland franchise
in the United States Baseball league.
The president of the company said it
t.as dissatisfied with conditions in
other cities of the league, both east
and west. The players, it was an
nounced, were paid in full.
tires; that's why we can make
oolicy covers tne unseen, me
Some crack teams are included in
the schedule of the Blue Sox semi-pro
team for games the coming Sat
urday and Sunday afternoons, and the
management Is dickering with some of
the fastest teams in the states of Illi
nois and Iowa for later dates. Satur
day and Sunday afternoons at Island
City park, Buffalo. Iowa, Independents
come np here to Jump into the game
against the Blue Soz. Two fast con
tests are promised. Decoration day,
Thursday, May 30, the Moline "West
End team, one of the fastest teams in
the Plaw City, battles with the Blue
Sox at the Island City park. Sunday,
June 2. the team that is fighting with
the Moline West Enders for honors
the Moline Tigers meets the Blue
FIRST JOCRXEY ABROAD.
The following Saturday the Blue
Sox make their first invasion of for
eign territory, when they Journey to
i Washington, Iowa. They will come
back in time for a game the next day
with thk Rhprrnrrl tpsm rinmaa fri
,t ,,., . " . . ,
i Sunday dates of the month will be ar
i ranged within a short time. The ai-
j ternoon of July 4 has been set aside for
a contest with the Smoke House team
of Davenport, and as that wT.I be the
big game of the day, a large crowd Is
DISTRESS FLAG IN
TWO 3-1 TOWNS
Flaunt Trouble Sign Because of
Poor Showing and Poor
DECATUR'S $1,000 CITRON
Commodores and Bloomers May Go
A begging for Haven, as Did
Islanders Year Ago.
So far as certain distress signals
from certain Three-Eye league burgs !
are concerned, there is absolutely i
nothing doing on the Rock Island j
horoscope, and, as was Rock Island's!
experience last season, the towns j
which flounder on the shoals of finan
cial embarrassment, due largely to
the playing of mediocre teams, may
go abegging for a haven of refuge, bo
far as Rock Island Is concerned. The
baseball fan of Rock Island one of
the best baseball bugs in the civilized
world cares naught for any Three-
Eye teams which may seek transfer -
ral. The Rock Island fan is getting i churc h at Stanton, Iowa, to become its
along in fine style and can think of 'oiganist. 1 sides offering a good sal
no reason wliy Rock Island should ' ary, the congregation practically guar
care to take on any team which is'antees Professor Johnson a class of
doing the Titanic act because of poor!
showing and poor attendance
TALK I1AGK ALREADY.
It is an all too apparent fact that
Bloomington and Decatur are meet
ing wUa woeful conditions and al
ready the talk of making a change
in the lamp circuit in order to save
it from the inevitable death long since
predicted, other cities of better loca-
tion and better drawing ability, are
being considered. But let them wob
ble along as best they can. Think
of Decatur and its $1,000 citron .and
then think of the absence of worry
for the Islander fan as he figures up
the percentage of the said Commodore
team which came so near to being
dubbed the Islanders at a cost of
Good baseball town that Rock Is.
land Is, little has been the sorrow be
cause of failure to retain possession
of a Three-Eye franchise.
BLOOMERS BUYING NEW
PLAYERS TO KEEP AFLOAT
Pitcher Zachert, the 60uthpaw whom
Jack TIghe had with him at Seattle
last season, has been bought by Bloom-
lngton from the St Louis Xationals, i
who have title to him. The price was i
loin). Outfielder Hartford has been i
bought from Terre Haute for $400. !
Pitcher Bert Kivel of Hoopeston and '
Catcher Bill Ludwig, who is unattach-
ed. may be taken on. BloomicgtoB is :
making despera'e efforts to strength- '
er. up. because it is realizing that un-1
less something is done soon there will I
be another blowup.
George Nicholson, the Greek demon
welter-weight wrestler, left last night I
for the golden west, there to give exhi-;
bitions of his prowess as a mat artist
through matches with men of his
weight who may accept his challenge i
for finish battles. George expects to
land first in San Francisco, proceed j
then to Los Angeles, where he has i
some relatives, and then jump into the
game. He . will be gone till fall.
When he returns, he exnecta :n have I
j tuilt up his physical strength, added
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George Horlne, the Leland Stan
ford university athlete, is a sure
member of the American team which
w-ill go to Stockholm in July to tak
part in the Olyr-viic games. At a re
cent track meet at Leland Stanford.
Horine made a new world's record
of 6 feet 7 inches in the running high
a few pounds to his weight and a few
new tricks to his repertoire.
EMPIRE THEATRE IS TO
CLOSE FOR THESEAS0N
Next Sunday evening the Empire
theatre will close for the season.
Warm weather has influenced Manager
Dolly in making a decision. The lure
of out of doors may be counted upon
to attract the crowds of amusement
seekers for the next three months. The
Km nire has had a most successful
season, having met the demand for j much for Augustana yesterday at Dav
cood. clean entertainment of a hishienport, the Lutherans losing to St.
class and at a reasonable price, from
the very start. Manager Dolly plans
to reopen the house during the latter
part of August.
,n.MC,niJ fMAV i mwr
JUnHoUri HlAT LtAVt
Peter Johnson, head of the piano de
partment of Augustana conservatory,
may sever connections with the musi
cal school at the end of the present
term, as he has been the recipient of
! a fine offer from the Swedish Lutheran
fifty or more
music students. The
Stanton church board pays the highest
organist salary in the synod.
It would be a distinct loss to the
Lutheran conservatory should Profes
sor Johnson decide to accept this of
fer, as he has, during the four years
he has been connected with Augus
tana, built up the piano department of
its conservatory. Besides teaching
piano. Professor Johnson has directed
the Wennerberg chorus and the chapel
choir. Under his leadership the Wen
nerbergs have made an enviable rep
utation for themselves as college glee
Rumor runs current that two or
three of the college professors may
leave Augustana this spring because
of some very flattering offers which
have been tendered them.
Bock Island, 111., Nineteenth Street and Fourth Avenue.
Last Vaudeville Show
for This Season
6 0RP11 ACTS 6
Don't Fail to See Last Show
ORDER SEATS NOW FOR SUNDAY
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LAST ONE OF THE SEASON
We have any pat
tern in the fancy
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Suits made any style with a guarantee of money re
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A SEVERE BUMP
St. Ambrose Lets Local Col
legians Down With Shut
out, 9 to 0.
NEAR SCORE, THAT'S ALL
Fit.patrick's Pitching Does the Fatal
Business, Irishman W hilling
Fitzpatrick's pitching was too
Ambrose by a score of 9 to 0. Al
though the local collegians came near
! storing on several occasions, Fitz
j Patrick would tighten up and usual
ly retire the following batters on;
strikes. Fourteen Lutherans whiffed, i
The first seems to be Augustaun's
hoodoo inning for in the last three
games opponents have piled up the
most runs in this round. The Iowa
lads showed a liking for Ericksou'B
turves from the very first. With the
aid of two or three errors they
pounded in five runs their opening
time at bat. The remaining scores
were made in the second, third and
I'All.MIX is STAR.
The work of Paulson in right field
for the Lutherans was especially
good, the lanky fielder making four !
hard catches. Tabulated score: !
AUGUSTANA R. H. P. A. E. j
Sundberg, ss 0 1 3 2 2i
K. Erickson, lb 0 0 10 0 l
J. Erickson, p 0 0 0 4 2
Anderson, c 0 2 5 2 1
Swedberg, 3b 0 0 1 2 0
R. Hultgren, cf 0 0 0 0 1
X. Hultgren, If 0 0 () 0 1
Sten, 2b 0 1 1 2 0
Paulson, rf 0 1 4 0 0
Totals 0 5 24
ST. AMBROSE R. H. P.
McGinnls, ss 1 1 0
Hynes, 2b 3 1 1
Portel, If 2 2 0
Crawley, cf 1 2 1
Murphy, 3b 0 0 0
All shades and
styles in plain
Haley, rf 1
Brown, lb 1
Wadle, c 0
Fitzpatrick, p 0
Totals 9 11 27 10 1
Augustana 00000000 0 0
St. Ambrose 51100020 9
Home run Brown. Two-base hits
Anderson, Crowley. Struck out
By Erickson, 3; by Fitzpatrick, 14.
Bases on balls Off Erickson, 2; off
Fitzgerald, 3. Umpire Johns. Time
of game 1:40.
Carperrtler Bests Lewis.
Paris, May 23. George Cdrpentier.
the middleweight champion of Eng
land and France, last night defeated
Willie Iewis, the American midd'.e-
fight on points. The fight went 20
Los Angeles The 23rd annual
meeting of the Association of Rail
way Claim Agents, including repre
sentatives of all the principal rail
roads In the United States and Can
ada convened with an attendance of i
1 no members. The convention will'
si Inner Tubes
u(mp;ij is recognized all
over the World
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2112 Third Avenue.
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$5 to SIO Per Pair
Page to Wrestle Lampiria.
Lonle Tage is going to travel Into a
higher class next week when ho Is to
wrestle Lucas Ijimpiris, welter-weight
at the American theatre, in Daven
port. Page, outweighed by several
pounds, is confident that he can toss
the Greek grappler to the mat. Tho
date for the match will be announced
within a short time.
news all toe time The
of poor health
can always Ih traced to a wek
stomach ami rloggel ImiwcIs,
but this condition can lie quick
ly remedied by taking
Try it t4Mly. It loew tho work.
C. M. ZIEMAN
105 Nineteenth St.
Bicycle Repair Shop
218 17th St.