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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS- SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1912.
BOWLS TO VICTORY
RITCHIE CLEVEREST TITLE HOLDER
SINCE THE DAYS OF BRITT AND GANS
IN FINE CANTATA
Roantree's demon bowlers took
three game In whirlwind style last
evening from Captain Trevor's all
stars In the series of the Friday even
ing Bowling league which was bowled
cn the Rock Island club alleys. S per
ry's eagle-eyed squad, by dint of clever
work, succeeded in getting two out
o? three games from Collins' scouts.
Collins featured the series with a high
score of 535. The scores follow:
Kothwell 10 145
Schwenker ! 146 176
Llndstrom 170 135
ToU.1 676 7f6 674 2056
Johnson 161 171 173 505
Toal 144 157 124 425
Jlalston 158 126 145 429 '
Nelson 1S1 162 163 486
Jtoantree 201 129 125 455
Total 825 745 730 2300 1
COLLI NS' TEAM.
Perrin 139 180 187 506
Oosline 147 91 131 369
Marshall 132 132 152 416 j
McDonald in 167 107 4.
Collins 167 167 210 535
735 757 778 2250
Huntoon 1R5 134
Miller 187 126
Mullane 138 110
Welch 182 135
Fperry . . . 144 168
Total 836 673
fi W f n
n ye SmZ
Professor Canterbury Unable to j
Appear, but Edmund Walker
Is Able Substitute.
Willi Ritchie and Wily Nolan.
San Francisco, Dec. 14. Willie ( lie naturally had the fight fever at an
Ritchie, the new l'ghtwe'ght cham-, early age
pun, is the cleverest title holder since
Jimmy Britt and Joe Gans flitted be
fore the spotlight a few years ago.
Nelson and Wolgast, who followed
Gane and Britt, laid no claim to ccl
er.tiflc knowledge of boxing, both be
ini; fellows whose endurance and
punch held thera up.
He didn't think he could fght, but
watted to go in the ring for the sport
of it and incidentally for the few ex
tr i dollars. That his parents might
rut become aware of his intention he;
totk the name of Willie Ritchie. His
real name was Geary Steffen. So he
boxed nights and worked days in the
Ritchie is a shifty boy with pro-1 ga-age, training by electric light. He
Despite unfavorable circumstances,
a signal triumph was scored last night
by the Handel Oratorio chorus of
Augustana college in its annual Christ
mas festival. The large audience that
had gathered to hear the program to be
given jointly by the chorus, under the
direction of Professor Berquist, and
by Professor Canterbury, tenor, was
disappointed when It learned that
Professor Canterbury would be unable
to appear because of a bad throat.
However, it was more than pleased
with the work of Edward Walker of
Chicago, who had been hastily sum
moned to substitute, and with that of
Mrs. Matthey, who also filled In with
a group ot four selections.
The chorus acquitted Itself splendid
ly under the able direction of Profes
sor Berquist. It was the first appear
ance of Mr. Berquist as director, and
his work speaks highly of his effi
ciency as head of the musical depart
ment of Airgustana. Professor Ber
quist is endowed with natural musical
instinct, and his interpretations breathe
a true musicianly spirit. "Vision of
St. John" was the cantata rendered. It
is by C. Whitney Coombs, an American
composer, and reflects a different style
of music from the ordinary cantata.
Although not as heavy and sublime
as some of the older and more familiar
sacred cantatas, it is replete with diffi
cult passages and requires much skill
ful direction to give proper coloring
to the parts.
A leading part in the cantata is tak
en Dy a ladies quartet. This was i
composed of Mrs. Henry Matthey, Mrs. j
R. R. Reynolds, Miss Nellie Freeman j
and Miss Esther Malmrose. Their work
Taken the A
Ft. Louis. Mo., Dec. 14. Champion
Johnny Kilhune stopped Tommy Dix
on !n the eighth round Thursday night.
A right cross put Dixon down and the
referee stopped the milling.
Bt. Joseph. Mo., Dec. 14. Fred
die Daniels of St. Joseph has been
tnetched to fight Packey McFarland of
Chicago for eight rounds in Omaha on
Port Arthur, Ont., Dec. 14. Jimmy
I'l-ndy, featherweight, Chicago, shad-.
el Steve Gardner of Minneapolis in
1.' rounds, despite a ten pound handi
cap. In a fast bout yesterday.
Reading, Pa., Dec. 14 The fight be
tween Battling Nelson and Jimmy
pi-aner, scheduled, for next Tuesday,
bus been forbidden by the district at-
nornced ring craft, whose punches
are straight, accurate and hard. He
is taller than most lightweights, but
is faster on his feet for that reason.
An extremely slender waist and a
na:rowness of 6houlder enable him
to make the weight limit of his class
133 pounds ringside, which other- met Matty Baldwin, a noted light
v ie would be a difficult feat for him. I veight, and barely lost after a 20
As a boy of 17 one of a family ofjrcund duel. His 'most noted perform-
j , . ? .u , k was of a very pleasing character. The
made good at both professions, being ; , , I
an automobile salesman when he final
ly decided to adopt a ring career.
Hit first bout was in 1909 with Kid
Anrtin whom he defeated. Up to 1911
he hed fought ten times off and on
mid had won nine contests.
11 he got a Job in the repair depart
nu nt of an automobile garage. He
hr.on't been there long when he had a
chi.nce to fight in the four and six
tenor and alto solo parts were taken
by Mr. Walker and Mrs. Matthey, re-1
spectively. Both acquitted themselves !
in a very satisfactory manner.
In the first part of the program
Then ha 1 where Mr. Walker and Mrs. Matthey !
substituted for Professor Canterbury,
the former sang Verdi's "Celeste Aida," i
and Ball's "Mother Machree." Both j
arce and one that won him national I were vigorously applauded. Mrs. Mat- j
recognition was with Freddie Welsh j they sang Brahms' "Miunelied," Von
Tbnnkfrgiving day, 1911, whom he Fielitz's "Wenn Wir Alt Sein Werden,"
fought 20 rounds on 10 minutes' no-
round preliminaries which are weekly i tice.
occurrences in Frisco. Ritchie had j A year from the day of his battle
often seen boxing bouts. Coming with Welsh he won the championship,
from the neighborhood in which were Ritchie is 21 years old, r German
raided Jimmy Britt, Jim Corbett and I American and a gentleman outeide the
Eddie Hanlon, all great fighters, Wil-1 rii.g. His manager is Billy Nolan.
Whelpley's "Nightingale Has Lyre of
Gold," and Tipton's ""Hymn to Night."
Mrs. Matthey also received an ovation
at the close of her group.
Enid today he was anxious to get back
into the ring from which he involun
tarily retired because of the difficulty
in obtaining opponents in his cla&.
New York, Dec. 14. Roger Bresna-
cbvious and it is balieved that there
will be no trouble in getting the de
sired number of charter members.
WIN AT CAMBRIDGE
tf-i n.y . who threatens to arrest theism declared off all negotiations for.
rrtmoters If they come to town.
San Francisco.' Cal., Dec. 14. "Har-b-it)
Tommy" Murphy and Frankie
Burns of Oakland. lightweights, were
sirred today by Promoter James
t'offnith for a 20-round bout here on
Omaha. Neb.. Dec. 14. Tommy Dix
o.i of Kansas City and Tommy Bresna,-
luin of South Omaha have been
n.itfchcd to fight ten rounds before th6l
Al rarben Athletic club of Soth
Or'uha on Dec. 23. The men will clash
a 126 pounds.
a compromise with the St. Louis Car-,
dinals yesterday. He said that he had'
decided to prepare for a trial before j
the league's board of directors in Feb-
rutry without making turtner over
tures for a settlement. Bressnahan
stated that he intended to obtain affi
davits from ball players, managers, will be Don Carlos Marionettes, a
club owners and newspaper writers j great act for children and an act
in all the National league cities to'v.lich gives the grown-ups unlimited
prove that he was on the field attend-, pleasure. This is a genuine Parisian
ing to business in all of the cham-1 novelty which is now being shown on
Victory was earned by the Settle
ment Hawks in .t.heir basketball game
with the. Cambridge high school at the
Henry county capital last evening.
The score was 34 to 22 and it was a
clean, fast, hard fought contest. The
Settlement team was composed of
Nue8Sli and Johnson, forwards; Barker.
AT THE EMPIRE. center, aid E. Swanson, Osterman and
Nearly all of the show for the first j Peterson, guards. The officials were
hall of the week at the Empire. liaslRobb, referee; Nelson, umpire, and F.
teen draited off the Orpheum circuit, j Barker, timekeeper.
Nc table among the acts to be seem
WE GUARANTEE SERVICE
The Cadillac is so well known that it ' needs no intro
duction to Rock Island, Mercer, Henry and Warren
We are now showing the 1913 Torpedo and the
5-passenger Cadillac on our salesroom floor. You are
invited to call and inspect them.
The Cadillac Auto Agency
C. R. CARPENTER, Mgr.
One half block north of the Harper House, east side 19th St. 'Phone W 1906
New York. Dec. 14. An interna-
the American stage in its first season.
lie French, who are the most skilled
in the world in the art of pantomime
I ticnal polo match for the Hurlingham ana in the manipulation of mechan-
c.up. to be played in this country next kV. human figures, have never reach-
THREE-EYE MEETING IN
DAVENPORT NEXT WEEK?
Directors and owners of the Three
Eye league wi;i meet in Davenport
probably next week. It is under
stood that President Tearney awaits
answers from the clubs in the south-
Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 14. As a ! eurnmer. became assured by action ' ci a more nearly perfect stage than
rfsult of the discovery that "Bob j ytbterday of the executive commit-jig shown in this wonderful act. Thel
Williams," wbom Carl Morris knocked , toe of the polo association in accept-; f.j-t res are lifelike and the perform-!
oti recently in the third round, was!,!,,; the English challenge, recently i CI1Ce like that given on a regular siz-j
in reality his sparring partner. Jack j received Teams representing the!ed stage. Gucrro and Carmen, an ar-j
Keating, the men will be barred in , United States and England w ill play jtiMic musical act, w ill be another ofi
ti'n city in the future. for world championship honors in 3 th- many features for the first half ot
8ries of matches on dates to be de- m-xt week. From an artistic stand-j
Chicago, Doc. 14.--Tommy Gary out- cided later. Chairman H. L. Herbert ptint these two musicians have been
pointed Art Stewart In a ten round ; niade the announcement of the ac-ghen credit for giving to the vaude-!
bout at Hammond Thursday night, j 0( ptance, with the further statement j ville stage one of its greatest acts.)
Tommy Sheehan outpointed Eddie, that a formal acceptance would be Tl cir numbers are cleverly executed'
Vggner in eight rounds, the referee nu.iled to the English polo authorities an consist of the world's best music!
viihin a few days. Jcbn T. Ray & Co. will present what;
is considered a great laughing skit in;
"Hello Sally." Ray & Co. have been
1 known to the stage for some time as
j"1he Jay and the Chorus Girl," and
, as such gained a wide reputation for
ras ar- .... I comedy. Tom Mahoney, a well and
turned! I. ........ - ; - , favorably
stopping the bout. Jimmy Sweeney
r tJ tho better of "Young" Ritchie in
Nashville, Tenn, Dec. 14. Roy
Walker, the pitcher under contract to
the Cleveland Americans who was ar-j
tested at Peoria. 111., and ret
ISLAND CITY CAMERA
CLUB TO BE FORMED
lilt Lnntvn Irish mnrmlneifit flTlH i
here for trial with two other Nash-; Propose to unite in an organization,,. Pregidt,m of the Hod Carr,er8-j
Motion for a new trial
ville youths on two charges of as-itor mutual benefit as they have done; of ooU; ht8 js anotner on'e
mult with Intent to kill, was found 1 In Moline and Davenport. At a meet-.
II... . I in n lou Ar Amna ( t Pi A fittiniA if R I . ' 1
Kimy ana sentencea 10 leu years iu .r....B . ... Di0-8 comedy circus, consisting of
Hunter. 1506 feecond avenue, it was-, monkeys, ponies and the fun
decided to form the Island City Cam- L,. mule in exl8t3nce wiu open the
era club, the purpose being to provide bi,, Tne act ig good enoUgh t0 clo8e
club rooms equipped with apparatus -.. vn,ieville show of this size, ac
Hvnn, defeated here Tuesday night j used by photographers in tbeir work : C(,rding to favorable press notices, but
In his heavyweight fight witli Luther It is the intention to secure 30 char-! j,ifnaj.er Dolly has such a. strong uil
Aici-arty, left today for New ork. ter memDers neiore proceeding wituiti.: t he is going to open with this big
l.ere he will rest before trying to, the organization and a list of 40 ama-(act and keep the show running strong-
rent cm way back into the cnampion-, tcur pnotograpnerg who will be solir
hlp line. Jimmy Austin, who claims , ited to Join was compiled. The advan
tlic title of champion at 105 pounds, tagea of a c'.ub such as is proposed are
Los Angeles. Cal . Dec. 14. Jim
Electrician Has Experience
Used Plant Juice and Was Greatly Benefitted.
WllUam Wiest. residing at 9C4 West
Sixth street, Davenport, an electri
cian for the John Deere Plow com
pany, says: For the past ten years I
rpve suffered from stomach and bow
el troubles, severe headaches, consti
pation and at times was very nervous.
My appetite was poor and what food
I d!d eat distressed me. I tried all
kirds of medicines, but none helped
me My mother had read of Plant
Ji.Ice and advised me to try It. I got
a aupply from the Ballard Drug and
Dental company and have used It four
-eks. My etomach trouble and con
stipation are gone, my bowels are reg
t'lsr and I have no more headaches.
My appetite is good. I sleep and rest
well and get up refreshed in the morn
icg It la with pleasure I recommend
It is not necessary for any one to
sutler with these troubles now. Re
lief is at hand in the use of Plant
Ji'ice, which removes the cause of
these ailments and bring speedy and
Call for demonstrations at the Bal
lard Drug and Dental company, 106
West Second street, Davenport, Iowa;
E. Jericho & Co., druggists, Moline.
anr the Harper House pharmacy,
Rock Island. (Adv.) '
er until the big finish with its real sur
pt'.se. Manager Dolly has secured the
first pictures of the Balkan war and
these will be shown all week.
Notice to Contractors. j
Bids will be received at the office of,
the mayor, 9 a. m., Dec. 21, 1912, forj
the improvement of Thirty-eighth;
6t-eet from the south line of Seventh j
avenue to south line of Eighteenth j
avenue, by paving with brick. .
Plans and specifications on file at!
t'x office of the city engineer. Con-;
tractor will be paid in bonds bearing
five per cent interest.
All bids must be accompanied by
cash or a certified check payable to
tbc president of the board of local im-j
provements and in the amount of 10
ptr cent of the bid.
H. M. SCHRIVER,
President of the Board of Local Im
No hrse ncna'wrawing.
Son Father. I've decided to become
an artist, n.ive you any objection?
Father No. provided you don't draw
on me. Boston Transcript.
F M P 1 R V
" THEATRE -"
"The Amusement Center of the
2 Reels Pictures 2
Reel No. 1 of Balkan War
Only House in the tri-cities
to have them.
20 PEOPLE 20
"Old Soldier Fiddler3"
Reel No. 2 Balkan War
Order Seats Early.
Phone West 708.
ern end of the circuit, before announc
ing the date for the meeting.
It is implied that those will be in
ample time to call the mid-winter
meeting for Davenport, late next
week, probably Friday.
At this meeting it is understood
that a number of trades will be ne
gotiated and that the list of umpires
for the coming year will be complet
ed. Other matters pertaining to the
policies for next year will also be discussed.
seas. Buster has not made up his
mind yet as to whether he w-ill be a
captain or a rickshaw man. He hopes,
however, that his restless parents will
ectHe in one place just long enough
for him to get a few mud pies made.
BUSTER BROWN TS
A GLOBE TROTTER
j wi4 !
7 J s fei
f f - fyf VP-
TRAINING FOR BOUT
"Peanuts" Scbieberl, the plucky lit
t!i local fighter, commenced training
tcc'ay la Moline for his 10-round go
vitt1 Kid Lemon, which will be pulled
ofl on Christmas eve in Moberly, Mo.
Jiu:mic Travers, a well known young
Chicago scrapper, arrived in the city
this morning to assist "Peanuts" in
rouiHlnv; into shape for the coming
go. Schioberl will fight again on New
Year's eve in Peru, 111. He will go
1) rounds on this occasion with Jim
Travers will remain here for a week
or ao before leaving for New York
City wlur; he will go up
Pi;(key Hommey Jan. 17.
Colfax, Wash, Paul Pattison, pros-
luting attorney of Whitman county
uxid son of John Pattison of Spokana,
No men allowed in the building.
Every Saturday night dancing
after skating, from 10 to 11
Every Monday night ladies will
be admitted free.
AT THE BIG RINK
Sixteenth St. and Fifth Ave.
democratic national committeeman for
Washington, was arrested today,
pleaded guilty to a charge of grand
larceny from one of his clients and
was given an indeterminate sentence
in the state reformatory. County
comnii83ioners will take steps to re
move him from office.
Ran Francisco, Cat, Dec. 14. Bus
ter Brown, who arrived here from the
orient recently, accompanied by his
father and mother, is only three years
old, but has made six trips across the
Pacific. He now knows the equator
by sight and counts old Neptune as
one of his most particular friends.
j Neptune, by the way, st-ems to
know when Buster is afloat. Buster
I made his first trip when he was six
! weeks old. The weather had been
6tormy at the time he set sail, but
I the ship that, carried him saw noth
j ing but clear skies and smooth water,
j and it continued so as long as baby
i Brown was on board.
'; It haa been the same with every '
trip he has made. His father, an
j enterprising publisher, well known
j throughout the far east, is not a good
i aailor himself, but finds nothing to
j disturb him as long as he travels with .
i Buster, whose friend Neptune seems
I to have given a perpetual smooth
I right of way on the'Pacific.
I Buster expects to visit Panama be-
jfcre long and from there Is going to;
J . Europe, and by the time he is seven
i vears old is likelv to have mad the,
J I personal acquaintance of all the seven j
If you have good health, guard
It carefully, for it means every
thing to you. Watch the appetite
the digestion the bowels. A
coated tongue and severe head
aches indicate liver trouble. Always
keep a bottle of
In the house and take it at the
first sign of distress or weakness.
It is a splendid "safeguard to
health" and prevents
and Malaria '
The genuine told only In bottles
like cut. Refuse substitutes.