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SHE ROCK ISCAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1912.
FIB ABOUT TIME
PAGE LAMPS DEFI;
ACCEPTS AT ONCE
NO FLIES PERCH ON
CATCHER JACK LAPP
Midisiaaii(iifc;i im mm
Listen to the Band I
Western Union Timepieces in
This Vicinity Out of Tune
for Several Days.
Local Lightweight Wrestler
Loses No Time to Accept
CROSSED WIRES THE CAUSE
WILL COVER $100 SIDE BET
Many People Ruth to Jewelers Think
Ing Their Watches Are Devet
From Tone of Offer and the Reply
The Kind of Program You Want to Hear
Thereto, It Looks Like a Hot
' Hare you teen watching your
watch by the Western Union clocks
the last few days? No doubt you
have, and you have wbndered and per
haps condemned your timepiece some
what because It didn't keep correct
time. Possibly you hurried to the
w atchmaker to find out what was the
matter, and you discovered him as
perplexed as yourself.
St ran f?e action the last few days on
the part of Western Union clocks has
caused considerable worriment to Jew
elers and others who have been using
them as regulators.
HOMKll H IHK ( A I E.
All Western Union clocks In Mo
lino. Koek latand. East .Moline and Sil
via are controlled by a master clock
In Davenport. It happened that the
wire leading to the clocks came in
coi.tact with a high-powered electric
Aa soon aa Lonie Page lamped the
challenge of Knockout Brown, the
Chicago lightweight grappler, he lost
no time In telling his friends that he
would accept the challenge and In ad
dition, cover any side bet that the K.
O. boy would like to post, preferably
1100. And eo friends of the Daven-
porter, who by the way, is now a Rock
Islander, will be glad to Bee him In
action again, from the tone of the
defl of the Greek grappler, there will
be a hot old match. Everybody
around these parts knows that Page is
as good a little wrestler as there is at
the weight and they are anxious to
I see him buck up against a boy who
Outfielder Robert Veach of Peoria thinks that he can throw him and who
enjoys the distinction of being the first j is willing to plank down 100 round
player to graduate from the Three ! irons to back his thoughts.
Eye league this season. He haB gone arrange match at once.
to Indianapolis In the American Asso- j Page has authorized his friends to
elation, at a price said to be $2,500. ' complete arrangements for the match
wire stretched across the government Veach was signed to Peoria three years ' and that will be done without delay,
bridge, with the result that the clocks j ago as a pitcher, but was so strong j
suffered "spasms" Clocks controlled , with the stick that he was removed to
by the master clock are set hourly. the outfield in order that he might
The master clock is controlled by a be in everv game. His batting average
ob ort Veach.
Standing of Clubs
clock in Chicago, wbich in turn is
controlled by a clock in Washington.
1. C, from where the official time
this Reason has been .345.
comes. Master clocks are set daily.
Clocks on the Illinois Bide of the
family of comedy bar performers, Kate
Sandwina, the strongest and the most
Mississippi river which have been jr. eau!irul woman in the wend, and the
regular were properly adjusted ves- I"11'! hleh air vaulters. Victoria
terday morning and everything" is ' rorion- the world s best high wire ar,
moving along smoothly. ,18t 18 rom Spam and from Japan
there is a remarkable company of
IS LIKE TOWER OF BABEL
Thirty-two Languages Spoken In Bar
num and Bailey Dressing Rooms.
No less than 1." interpreters are re
quired to keep the 4W performers of
the rtarnum a'ld Bailey circus on a
I asls of communication. A trip down
the litt!-. street of the show grounds,
which in lined mi either Bide with the
tn's of the performers, is like a visit
to th. pike or the midway plaisance
f world's fair days. In that cosmo
politan street are the representatives
of 32 nations.
fencers, wrestlers and jiu jitsu experts.
The composer of the music for the
great spectarle of "Cleopatra," which
begins the regular performance, is Fal
tis Effendi. an Egy?ian and former
bandmaster cf the Khedive of Egypt.
He leads the orchestra during the en
actment or the word-less play. Philadelphia
The Davenport riders are from Aus-1 St. Louis .
Springfield 43 27
' Davenport 45 30
! Quincy 41 36
Danville 37 34
'Dubuque 38 40
j Decatur 84 43
! Bloomington 32 44
i Peoria 31 47
Jack Lapp, star catcher for the
Philadelphia Athletics, Is playing in
his old form this year. He and Eddie
Plank make a hard battery to beat.
Lapp's batting, too, la good. He has
an average ot .274.
Lapp first broke Into baseball In
1906 as an amateur with Berwyn In
the Main Line league. In 1917 h
went to Portsmouth. Va.. tarrying
there but a short time. He returned
to Chester, la the Atlantic league,
the same year. He also signed up
with Syracuse In 1907, but was taken
111 with typhoid fever. Before the
close of that .season he made one
more lump, going to Allentown in
the Atlantic league. For this deed
he was suspended. Lapp went to
Hazelton In the Atlantic league in
1908 and was reinstated In the fall
of that year. Since that time be has
been with Connie Mack, except for a
ifew games with Newark in 1909.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
.614 I York Nationals have bought Pitcher
.600 "Paddy" Green of the Holyoke club of
.532 i the Connecticut league for $8,000, the
.521 1 highest price ever paid for a player
.487 j in the league. Green never pitched
.442 ! professional hall until last April, when
.421 j he joined Holyoke.
New Y'ork 58
tralia. Winston and his riding seals, Brooklyn 30
the Derrick and Bradna family of i Boston 22
equestrians and the De Van famiiy of I
aeKalists are from England. In audi-j AMERICAN LEAGUE.
BILL WILL NOT PARADE
EVENING CONCERT Part I.
1. March, "Vendetta dl Acque
2. Overture, "II Reggente"
3. Clarinet Solo, "Notturno"
4 "L'Africaine," Grand Fantasie
Unison Prelude, Act 5; Chorus of
Bishops, Soprano Aria, Septet,
Baritone Aria. Grand Finale.
Solos by Gennaro D'Amico.
5. "Scherzo" from Symphony, "The
New World" Dvorak
6. Waltz, "Wiener Blut" Strauss
7. "Minuet al'Antique".. Paderewskt
Cadenzas by Antonio Declmo.
8. Sextet from "Lucia dl Lammer-
Messrs. D'Amico, Muscente, Croce,
Giulli, Salvatore and Liberatl.
tiou there are artists from Norway,
Persia, Russia. Turkey, Prussia and '
Belgium, to say nothing of a dozen far
. i. i-. ... ,
w.,- . tl...B.- u. . n-ms is Known , eastern rrnmt ri The rocmnnr.liran
aspect or the snow spells novelty in
to the show iop!e as "IJrtIe Italv
Another is call.-.l "Jbo Streets of
Cairo." A third is th" "German Vil
lage" At the far end of the avenue
Ih found a .( llv;;lf;t blinding cf no
li as tiiiiii 14 tongues under one canvas
top Thin tent Is jokingly referred to
as "The Crazy House." The performer
who hss only English at his command
Is doomed to silence on that street,
unless he occupies the smallest fent
in the little city, where the American
snd Hritlhh subjects dress.
It is an all European show which the
r.arnum and Nailer management will
bring to ilollne. July 27. Over 300 of
the performers are making their first
tiir through America. From Germany
large letters. In fact, here is a cirrus
absolutely new in ideas. The forenoon
parade is the most eleborate ever seen.
5 JOCKEYS HURT IN FALL'
Collision at Valley Field Races Causes
Valley Field. Que., July 17. Five
I jockeys were injured, mree seriously.
and a horse was hurt when five, of
eight horses iu the first race of the
meeting fell at the local track yester
The spill occurred at the first bend
when two horses collided and turn-'
Boston 57 26
Washington 51 33
Philadelphia 47 35
Chicago 44 36
Cleveland 42 43
Detroit 40 43
St Louis 24 56
New York 22 .55
I W. L. Pet.1
Columbus 62 33 .653
Minneapolis 57 35 .620:
Toledo 57 36 .613
Kansas City 47 46 .505
Milwaukee 43 53 .448
; St. Paul 39 57 .408
I Louisville 34 55 .382
; Indianapolis 35 59 .372
Pet. j Will Confine Himself to Giving a Per
.744 feet Performance,
632 ; The announcement is made that Buf-
.597 ! faio Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's j
.606 Far East will not give a street parade
I on the day of exhibiting in this cit
Julv 26. lhere are several reasons
.uuv ,fir n u (leflHHlIt. III1I I lie Itril I'lItHI i
, . 1 I
is found In the fact that horses and j
men give an improved performance
when they are not compelled to parade
in the hot sun or disagreeable rain
for a couple of hours. It is further
more advanced that delays in trans
porting an organization of the magni
tude of the exhibition often prevent ,
the arriving in town until late, and j
the work of transferring the parapher- j
nalia to the show grounds requires the i
united forces of the compaay in order 1730 gecond ftvenue
that the afternoon performance may , Rcck , gIand oakdales R. Ack-
not be uelayed. It would seem, in that . , manager, 847 Twenty-first street.
eveuL, iuai u wuuiu ue mure auvisauie phone West 1279-X
to care ior a proper presentation oi tne
exhibition rather than to divide the
NOTICE: By special arrangement this band
' will play at Suburban Island Park one concert
only on Ihursday evening, July lb, and will
return again to Schuetzen Park for matinee
and night Friday, July 19.
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hied in the path of three animals i
come the Wirth family of equestrians, i closely following thwn. Dusty track
the Siegrist Sllbon family of aerlalints and field were responsible. I
and Hans Faust, trainer of the great The injured jockeys are: Strive, suf-i
he!l-ring!ng stallions. France sends fering from brain concussion; Wil-'
Herzar and his mule and monkey rlr- j liams, injured internally, and Rob
cus. lies DeKo and Ies .lardy families bins, leg broken, who were carried off
cf equilibrists, and the Oeorgvtty fam- j on stretchers, and Knight and White,
Denver . . . .
A ichlta . . .
iiy of strong arm Jugglers.
In I'nly was secured the
Northern S!eamboat Co.
assistance, limped from :
Elizabeth O. received a
4S 37 .565
48 39 .552
46 40 .535
47 41 .534
44 45 .494
41 4" .488
37 46 .441
32 52 .381
forces into parade groups and take
44g them away from the places where they
are most needed. By eliminating the
street cavalcade the riding stock and
Informers are fresh for their Import
ant duty of giving a high-class enter
tainment, enlisting the best of their i
ability and returning to the public th
Harley Fleming s 1500 Block j
Team Joe Deisenroth, manager,
phone west 1687.
Crescents Manager Lester Bleu
er, 718 Thirteenth street.
Riess' 2700 Block Manager A.
Rhoel, 2703 Seventh avenue. Phone
Teddy Bears Manager Isadore
! Finkelstein, 2623 Fifth avenue.
SLIDING DOWN A ROPE.
Your Vacation on
;r Mississippi Kiver
TMK FINEST TRIP IN THE WOULD
From Rock Island to St. Paul
ON THE HIU SIDE WHEEL
Commencing June 1, leaves Rock
Island every Saturday at 3 p. m.
Take a pleasant short trip to Clin
ton, returning on the I. Si I. railway.
STEAMER HELEN BLAIR
Leaves for Muscatine and Burling
ton every Mouday, Wednesday and
Friday at 4 p. m.
Vaklng connections at Burlington
for Ft. Madison, Keokuk. tb big
cifcm and Quincy.
R. W. LAMONT, Acent
W.A.BLAIR, Gen. Mgr.
Office foot Nineteenth street.
Telephone West 188.
It Is Both Easy and Safe When Dona
In Sailor Styl.
Sliding dewo a rope is not so simple
as It seems. Few know bow to do it
propeny. n you iry 10 ursceuu uj j Muscatine
letting the rope slide through your : '
j bands the friction will buru the palms
so that you will have to let go after a i
few feet. If you try to lower your',
weight from one band ho!d to another!
you are sure to U-coine tired and will j
be forced to drop You cannot slide!
with the rope between your knees, for;
the swaying of your loxly will Jerk thei
rope out of the clnt-h of your kuees. )
and then you are likely to fall. j
The easiest aud safest method you
can employ is that used by firemen
aud sailors. Standing upright, throw
Burlington 45 31
jottumwa 40 32
' Kewanee 41 33
Monmouth 39 34
Galesburg 40 S6
Hannibal 36 40
Keokuk 31 44
Bloomington, 3; Quincy, 0.
Decatur, 0; Davenport, 1.
Springfield, 2; Dubuque, 5.
Other game, rain.
Chicago, 3; New Y'ork. 1.
Cincinnati, 0; Philadelphia, 5.
! Pittsburgh, 5; Brooklyn, 4 (10 m
! AMERICAN LEAGUE.
full benefit cf their talents, to which Phoue West 1295-L.
they are entitled. j Rock Island Sluggers Manager
j Roy Stapleton. 2709 Sixth avenue.
Phone West 187Y alter 7 p. m.
W. O. W., Camp No. 85. William
Bach, manager, 1414 Fourth avenue.
Phone Went 15C9.
Moline Independents Emery May
field, manager; 822 Fifth avenue. Mo
line; phone east 555.
Grafton Tigers Vincent Volkmann,
manager, 2428 Eighteenth-and-a-half
Moline Tigers Charles Crlppen,
manager, 1412 Twenty-sixth avenue,
Moline. Phone east 390-L.
Moline Independents limery May
field, manager, 822 Fifth avenue, Mo
line. Phone east 555-L.
Moline West Ends J. Mordhuret,
manager, 519 Fourth avenue. Phone
Manufacturers Thomas J. Price,
manager, 727 Twelfth street, Moline.
2300's C. W. Bunch, manager. 2309
! MANAGER'S DIRECTORY.
Happy Corners George Huber, man
1 ger. Phone west 887-L.
Mohawks Fred Schili, manager; 528
Fritz's Colts II. F. Meyer, mana
ger. 901 Thirty-fifth street,
i R. I. II. S. Juniors Manager W.
Whisler, 2526 Sixth avenue.
Booster ball cljb Arthur Ohlweil
i er, manager.
C. R. I. & P. S. D. Fairman,
2929 Fifth avenue.
Rock Island Pirates Manager,
Dwight La Grange, 452 Forty-fifth
Lawndales W. Gelger, manager,
831 Fourth avenue. Phone west
South Heights Frank Emlg, mana-! Fiflh avenue, Moline.
i Central Athletic Club Manager
Wflfthtnctnn 7- Chraffr ielvht In.
out your right leg and give it a turn ; . . fitrr(1-mpnn
Boston, 7; Detroit, 2.
FIRST MOONLIGHT EXCLRSION
Friday evening, July 10
Direction of M. & G. club. Come
for a good time on the river.
Leave Davenport 8:00. Rock la
land 8:15. Gents 50 cents,
ladies, 25 cents.
around the rope. Next put the rope
in the crook of your right elbow and
clasp It tightly, not In your hand, but
In your arm.
In that way yon can slide to safety
without the slichtest trouble. The
rote d-ies not touch any part of the
lioily that Is not protected by clot nine,
and your speed can be regulated by
either straightening or cramping your
leg. On" learned this method of slli
ins down a rope mny prove in an
emergency the means of saving your
life or the lives of other persons.
Tailors as Literary Men.
One does not look for literary men i
among tailors, but none the less the
trade can claim some illustrious names.
John Stow, the antiquary and author
of the "Surrey of Indon." for ln-
' stance, be can life as a tailor, and an
other famous tailoring antiquary was j
! John Speed, ore of England's early j
map masera aud mem:er or tne so
ciety of Antiquaries. And then there
was Robert Hill, "the learned tailor" of
j Birmingham, who contrived to tench
j bimtlf Greek and He(ew and bevaun
i famous as a writer of theological trea-
tlses. And George Meredith was bora
! over a tailor's shop. London Giobe.
tjfe Is not ro short but tlint there la
i ciwsrs time for courtesy. Emeoon
Philadelphia, 5; Cleveland, 2.
New Y'ork, 61; St. Louis, 53.
Minneapolis. 5 6; Toledo, 1 5.
St. Paul, 3; Columbus, 4.
Kansas City, 4; Louisville, 1.
Lincoln, 4; Des Moines, 2.
Omaha. 2; Wichita, 1.
Sioux City, 9; Denver, 8.
Topcka. 2: St. Joe, 3.
South Bend. 15: Springfield, 22.
Terre Haute, 1; Dayton. 4.
Fort Wayne, 0: Grand Rapids, 2.
Canton. 0: Y'oungstown, 2.
Zanesville, 0; Akron, 2.
Madison, 6; Aurora, 3.
Wausau, 4; Oehkoeh, 6.
Rockford, 5; Racine, 8.
Appleton, 9; Green Bay, 0 (by for
Hannibal. 8; Burlington. 1.
Kankakee. 3; Streator, 2.
Pckln. 1; Lincoln, 0.
Canton, 6; Champaign, 2.
JULY 17 & 18
Special matinee tomorrow at 2 p. m.
"20 YEARS IN SING SING"
1323 Seventh avenue, Moline, after 7
Davenport Cardinals Henry Weav
erling. manager. Phone North 170 1-J.
a militant nt that; of the great Mon
trose, of Bonny Prince Charley and of
all the other principal figures In Scotch
history rise up before the visitor.
ELLERY'S AT SUBURBAN
Band Crowded Away from Tower and
Schuetzen Tomorrow Night.
Ellery'B band, alternating between
the Watch Tower and Schuetzen park
this week, is to be crowded out of
those resorts by previous engage
ments tomorrow night, and on that
date will give its program at Suburban
island. Tonight the band plays at
Schuetzen. Mr. Ellery declares, and
all lovers of music who have heard
the organization this year and com
pared its work with that of previous
seasons will agree with him, that he !
has the strongest band since he enter
ed the field 13 years ago.
SAVE HALF YOUR
A Literary Sensation.
"What's the cause of the excitement?
Look! There's a great crowd around
the public library building. Something
must have happened."
"Wait a minute. I know the libra
rian. I'll telephone over and see wbat'a
(Business of telephoning.)
"Well, what is it?"
"Somebody has started a rumor that
there is a business man inside reading
a book of poems." Chicago Record-
Whalebone teeth.... $5.00 and "P
?10.00 set of teeth $8.00
22-K gold crowns as low aa $4.00
Porcelain crowns as low as ... $4,00
Alveolar teeth $4.00 and up
Filling 50c and uo
I will examine your teeth
and estimate the cost of the
necessary woik without charge.
Come in today.
Dr. J. C. FREY
Room 405 Best Building.
And IU Old Holyroed Cattle, Famous
In Scotch History.
Built over a series of ridges and val
leys, it would be impossible to imag
ine anything more grandly arrogant
than Edinburgh. Originally the place
consisted only of the huge fortress on
the castle rock, built there by Edwin
of Northumliria. and hence known aa j
Edwin s Burgh. But gradually there j
mew ur a Ions, straggling tonu. a
mile or so iu length, that wended along
'the rocky saddle backed ridge which
' was the only approach to the castle
! en trance.
i In the twelfth century Plolyrood pal-
are was built at the foot of this long
STEAMER QUINCY FOR ST. PAUL AND ST. LOUIS.
Leaves Rock Island 2 p. ra.. July 11. 21. 31 for tit. I'aul. For St. Louis.
12:30 p. n.. July 16. 26. Aug. 5.
Special low rates for round trip.
For Illustrated folders, time cards, reservations and rates, address either
6TRECKFUS STEAMBOAT LINE, St Louis, St. Paul, or C. J. Mangan,
Agent, Rock Island, III. Telephone Wet 326.
i&aiikl ii II
Rubbing vrii.ii liaimcnt3, tlbtcrirg the affected parts, the application of
plasters, and ether means of external treatment, are usually helpful in re
lieving the pins and aches of Rheumatism. But such treatment docs not
! .,.v. i i i-, i rrt r-.lof the tliftearc. because it Cm not rcacn U3 source. Kiieumatisut
. ,,i ,.,. ...h- i comes from an eccs cf ur:c ac: 1 in the blood. This acid acts as an lrn-
Cockpit of R otl;inL" In the vernacu- ' tani to ine r.-cj, u.,
I:ir of the town during the middle ages, i and Swelliujj, and &
thouch. it was always referred to a
Giants Pay $3,000 for Hurler.
Holyoke, Mars., July 17. The Xetri
'the Causeway." j
Traditions of Mary, the 111 fated
rjuren; of Itizzio. whoe Mood. .legend! !
says, still stsins the wimden flor of ;
the tiny chaniler lit Hnlyroid whre i
he sank beneath the d.iggers of his 1
assHssin: of the stern, proud Douglas- !
3,000 feet of moving pictures of real whose atu!i!ion led them to hope to i
priscn life and an intensely interest-; arp the Scottish crown: of iron John i
ing stcry in connection. j Knox and Jenny Geddes. who threw J
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v.:d jolr.ts. aad produces the inflammation
nrp cu'.'-.r.j j;ains chracterir,t:a ci the tronbie.
V. hc.i l!: blood s overburdened with uric acid
it fjfo'.vr. t'.:i::;i r and poorer in Eouribhing quali
ties. Then F.'::: umatisiu becomes chronic and
n:.t cr.ly a 7'ir.l'.l but a tlanc-rous disease. You
cr.n r . l riJ i i' hewciatir in by mriiyia the blood
?.. f. S. This vegetable remedy poes into the
cirru'.v.i-m, r.cutralizes and removes the uric acid,
asd I v I'uihlin up the thin, sour blood, safely and
sui cure-:, the disease. S. S. G. makes rich,
coi-i'.ihi Mood, v'tich q-.itts excited nerves,
u"-- th" r-.:':b- r. uv ier. anil yJats and filters out
ImxjIc on KDCuraa-