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TTTE ROCK ISTLAXD ARGUS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1918.
SPRINGFIELD HAS ;
FIGHT BILL DRAFT!
Carroll-Hilton Law -to Legalize
Boxing Will Be Intro-
ENGLISH FIGHTERS LAST LONGER THAN "
AMERICAN; OFTEN STICK FIFTEEN YEARS
Chicago, Feb. 11. Following closely !
the announcement that a move to legal-;
is boxing In the state of Illinois '
would soon be made came the state-;
ment yesterday that there will be pre
tented at Springfield today a measure
known as the Carroll-Hilton bill,
which those who claim to know assert '
will pass the senate and house. 1
Support of powerful political inter- j
ents is claimed and the assurance by
its sponsors that Governor Dunne will j
slim the bill if it is passed. ,
The new measure, which in partem-i
e-J after the Frawley law of New York, ;
provides for absolute coi.frol rf boxiim
by a state commission, -.ihi'-h -,v;!l
have power to regulate the s-pi.it
every phase. It was drawn up i.y
Myer J. Stein, law secretary of tie
senate. Senator F. J. Carrol! will at
tend the ceremonies of its introduction
in the senate and George C. Hilton
will father it in the house of represen
tatives. The important features of th? bill ;
are as follows:
A state commission composed of
three commissioners who shall hold of-
fire for terms of two, three and four :
years, no two of whom thall h rnem
tiers of the same political party. Of-'
flcs to be maintained in Springfield.
Two members ehail constitute a )
Salaries of commissioners .shall bo '
$5, 000 monthly, payable monthly.
The commisFlon Ik vested with the
sele direction, manaj;enif nt and con-:
ti-)l of and Jurisdiction over nil aih--Mic
boxing and sparring matches and
exhibitions to be enndurted by any!
cii;ii, corporation or anhor-iat 'on. and
tn match or exhibition hh!l he on- ,
!i'cted except pursuant to its au'iior-'
Clubs must own or bold a bv.se for
at least three mot'th? upon the build
ing wherein they propone to hold con ;
Any contestant who i-hrif r
fife y H
; sk yyf simjsF. - J
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fr m.-J rt. V. " "V wi
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BROWN ASKS TO
Waterloo Mat Artist Sends For
feit to Meet Victor Here
Frrildl Welah (left), Jokaa? Simmm (opver rlcht). u Owes Maram.
Thf re seems to be no particular ; ing career has spread over 11 years,
r eason why English boxers should laBt j ie about ready to throw up the mits.
lor .-T tian American. But they do.:Jimmy BrItt'8 career tended over
It ifn't anyth-ng uncommon for an
seven years. Hugo Kelly, Tony Ca-
nnni. Voiin Krne Yniin rVintiiiP anit
Et.g;ish pug to stick to the game 15 j Matty Baldwin, who entered the game
years. l!ow many American fighters; not so very long ago are now mostly
rfTclpa'e .f an you think of who have lasted more Ibark numbers as pugilists.
Harry Brondell of Davenport and
Harry Hartmann of Burlington are re
ported to be in nt condition for their
finish match which win be presented
before the wrestling fans of the trl-
citiea at the Iillnois theatre in Rock
Island tomorrow night. Brondell Is
completing a strenuous campaign In
preparation for the bout, and from
Burlington comes the word that Hart
man Is always in shape to take on
any opponent at his weight. The
match has an additional significance,
for the winner Is to be. sent "against
Carl Brown of Waterloo in the im
mediate future. Brown meets Mat-
suda, the Jap, in Waterloo Thursday
and accordingly cannot be here In per"
son, but to show . how anxious he is
to meet the victor in the Brondell
Hartmann affair he has wired his chal
lenge and has accompanied it with a
forfeit of $25 to guarantee his appear
ance whenever the match is booked
to take place. This is Hartmann's
first appearance before a tri-city audi
ence, and afi his fame has preceded
him there will be a iarge crowd out
to witness his tussle with the Daven
porter. The eemi-windup on the even
ings card will bring together "Sunny"
Malone of Davenport and Lonie Page
of Rock Island. One of the prelim
inaries will present Art Paully of
Rock Island against Young Stark of
Mollne in a bout announced to be for
the "newspaper championship of the
three cities." Paully is employed on
a Rock Island paper. Stark is an at
tache of one of the newspapers in
Moiine. Both boys weigh in the neigh
borhood of 125 pounds, and they have
an old grudge to work out.
bound over to the district Court by
Pnlloe Judge Fullerton on the charge
of larceny. The complaint was made
by Clarence Johnson, a train newt
agent, who claims tr.e two robbed him.
San Francisco, CiJ, Feb. 11. "Har
lem Tommy" Murphy, who will meet
Ad Wolgast here In a 20 round fight
Feb. 22, began training, today. He
arrived last night from Chicago.
Paris, Feb. 11. Frank Kramer, !
American champion cyclist, won the .
handicap race at 500 meters yester-;
day. His time was :S4.
Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 11. Teddy
Tetilaff lowered the motor record for
I five miles at Ascot park yesterday
the track In 4:20.
Toledo. Ohio, Feb. 11. According to I
official figures furnished by Secretary '
Abe Langtry, the 13th annual tourna-;
ment of the American Bowling con
gress, to open Feb. 22, has 503 five !
uieu (.cams euiereu. io uieu
teams, and 2.S67 individuals. The to-
tal entrance money amounts to $36,-1
060. Of this sum $24,000 will go as :
St. Louis, Mo.. Feb. 11. Frederick ' J
T. Wlndt, 22 years old. a member of i
the St. Louis Cycling club, was fatally
injured in & bicycle race Sunday night.
vrhpn Tiliinppd nvpr thA ton of th I
crete floor below at the- Coliseum. He !
died half an hour later In a hospital.
"BENEDICTS" OF CO. A.
LEADING IN SHOOT
Indications are that the "Benedicts"
A PARTY PLEDGE
Representative Ben G. Hum
phreys Answers Critics of
Eivers and Harbors Bill.
H nrff 1 'ji .
H r in f ' MiaauMn 1
l 'Ail CflTXTtDj2
In uny khatn or take athletic boxln;
ir sparrlnK inatrii glial; t,f siispi-ndd
for six months for the fim offense
and totally dlBqualified for the Fecond
Tax of 5 per cent of total gross re-!
ceipts to po to sta'e. Applicants must
fll with stae tr-H.-urer a bond of
Before departing for SpriiiRf el1 yes
terdsv Senator Carroll expressed him
self as confident ih bill voiM lei
p.isscd ''It Is the best measure that
could have been framed." be said.
tl.an seven oi eight?
.lohnuy nir.niers and Jem Driscoll, ! have made records that do not look
who are rspert'vely the welterweight puny In comparison with the English,
ynd the featherweight champions of. Tommy Murphy has remained at tip
Eurr,pe, have btc-n in the game since ' top form for ten years, participating
They are still going and appar-;ln scores of contests. Battling Nel
"nMy have several years apiece yet In son is on his 17th year In the arena
the fiMir arena. Owen Moran has : and is still dangerous.
been in the game 13 years and is still
a lightweight of renown in Great Brit- i era that they retain their efficiency for
ain. D.gper Stanley has been meeting j a longer time because they participate
all comers since 1901. and is still in ! in fewer contests than do the Ameri-
t-hape. Freddie Welsh, after eight cans. Moran In 13 years has worked
Two American fighters, however, ; f Company A., I. N. G.. will come out
te winners in the supper shoot which :
is being held by the married and, single j
men of the company. The married j
men secured a good lead on their op-1
! ponents in last evening's matches !
! which wore held at Armory hall. The ,
i shoot ends May 1. The losing side in 1
Washington, Feb. 11. It Is expected
the river and harbor appropriation
bill, which passesd the house Jan. 28,
after a somewhat tempestuous voy
age, due to attacks made upon cer
tain of its provisions by Mr. Moore of
Pennsylvania, Mr. Mondell of Wyo
ming and Mr. Callaway of Texas, will
be reported to the senate by the com
merce committee of that body within
a few days, consideration of the meas
ure by the committee having been be
gun last "Wednesday.
It is doubtful if any of the big sup
ply bills of the government have to
FT you have good hearth, gvard
It carefully, for It means everything
to you. Watch the appetite the di
rection the bowels. A coated
tongue and eerere beadaohea Indi
cate lrrer troubles. Always keep a
In the house and take It at the
first sign of distress or weakness.
It is a splendid . "safeguard to
health" and prevents
The Genuine Sold Only In Bottles
Like Cut. Refuse Substitute.
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It cannot, be said of the English box- l"e , endure more bear baiting than the riv-
I last evening.- April 8 is the T5te that
has been set for company inspection,
years of battle, is lightweight, cham
pion of Enpland.
On the other basd. Abe Attell, who
Prut entered the ring In 1900, has
In en lost to view: .limmy Walfh. who
1,112 rounds; Stanley. 604 rounds;
Welsh, 715 rounds, and Summers, 601
rounds. Driscoll alone has been rather
Inactive, participating ia only 51 bouts,
but the others have fought often and
Springfield. Ohio, Feb. 11 -Joe Stau
ley, for the last two e.ns a member
of the Lnulatille team, has been named
manager of the Springfield Central
league team for the coming ear.
Inibuiiie, Iowa, Feb. 11 Lept'-r
Brown, a pitcher of lUrrfm-ton, III .
today war Finned by Manager Rowland
Cedar Rar'dH. Iowa. Feb. 11 . Matia
k r Ileld'-n Hill bus binned doi ge
Kr.lp. a local netnipro. as thoriMop.
Monroe. La.. Feb. 11 Ralph T.
Works, pitcher for Cincinnati, and
V IBB Nellie Barnes were married here
today. The wedding was the culmina
tion of a romance began a ye.ir n;o
when the Detrolts. with whom Works
then was playing, were training nere.
started In a yar later, was through frequently have traveled the long dis
two years ago; Jim Flynn. whose fight- jtanee routes.
c'rruit. The other opening dates are!
NV w York at Washington. Philadelphia j
at Boston and Detroit at St. Louis.
Perronal Tax Notice.
All persons not owning real estate,
bavins been duly notified, will appear
at this ol'.ice on or before Feb. iio, or
thaw oa:ive why their personal tax
lias noi bet n paid.
Washington, Feb. 11. The fifth
er and harbor appropriation bills. It
always has tc run the gauntlet of
knocks and sirspicipns and yet no kind
of legislati j :. thai, comes before con- i
gress is more scrupulously considered !
than the rivtr and harbor appropria-1
tion bills, the committee looking at it '
from all angles, scanning It and study-
do not care whether he be democrat,
republican or progressive. And if a
democrat criticises it. I challenge him
to quote what a very distinguished
gentleman in this country has said on
the subject, one whose democracy no
body on this side of the house will
deny, publicly at least Governor
Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey. That
is sufficient to say as far as the Mis
sissippi Is concerned. If we democrats
are not going to provide for the Mis
sissippi river, let us serve notice now,
before the 4th of March comes, that
when we made that promise to the
people In our platform, and when our
candidate made it in his letter of ac-
j ceptance, we were simply trying to
i bunco the people. I do not believe
we were; I do not believe he was.
"There are Items in this bill, as
there are Items In every bill, which I
did not favor; not because I thought
they were unworthy, but because I
thought there were others more wor
thy. I have sat In that committee
F M P 1 R F
This is one bill that you
5 FEATURE ACTS 5
Order seats now for Wed
Phone West 708.
when 40,000 of my constituents were
homeless and shelterless because of
Ing it with an impartial eye In order! - ...u ., u
, . . the floods of the great river, when an
.Vint i. inn . nnnfnim aa i n o T n a (
appropriation for the Mississippi lev-
that it may conform, as near as poa
aible, to the judgment of the most dis
interested people in the service of the
government the officers of the L'nlted
Scmetimes the committee members
IlihM Why did you select the gre
cer to piny tie has drum In your
band? I !!!.- Fleruuse lie's an honest
fellow and jrivc full weight to every
pound. Hoston Transcript
If troubled with indigestion, consti
pation, no appetite or feel bilious, give
Cbatnberlain's Stomach and Liver tab
let a triai and you will be pleased
ih the repult. These tablets invig-
Feb. 16 "The Old Homestead." !
Feb. 17, 18 and 19 Elks' Minstrels. I
Vaudeville Performances daily at
2:45 and 8:15. j
Coming attractions Feb.. 20, "A i
Country Girl." Feb. 27. "The Cow and
the Moon." March 13, "The Politi-,
veek in the High School Rifle Shooting 1(J, the linle Bt0rm of criticism blow
; league matches shows a triple tie for an(1 ,,iow over But 80metjmes rare-
first place in class A between Iowa ,y tnougha member, indignant at
u:ty, tne ueenng mgu or i-oruauu. the injustice of charges, will answer
Me., and the Morris of New York City. A nn . -th h, resGntment
In class B Portland, Me., and Salt Lake
are still tied for first place.
New York, Feb. 11. A divorce from
of unjust imputations and that is what
! a veteran member of the rivers and
ees was the breath to my nostrils; I
have sat there when I was praying
for liberal appropriations, and yet at
i the same time have fought proposi
tions in which other members of the
IcpmmiUee v. ere vitally Interested. Nev
er yet have I, nor do I believe any oth
er member has, traded off his vote, di
rectly or indirectly, on one proposition
to secure votes for a proposition of
Xew York. Feb. 11 Jim Callahan'R !
White Sox will open the American
lc-'gue searon at Cleveland with Joe
I!nninghamH Xaps. This was one of
i.i.Mtentlnn f the teannn-Q rhert, l nn.te ihe OnTTiarl. and livr .nri OefOre the public for 25 years, and is
: now on us zotn annual tour, it is
: the same simple story of rural life
be in Paris.
AT THE ILLINOIS.
Those who love sweet music and
those who enjoy the scent of new
mown hay can have their several
tastes gratified by a visit to "The Old
Homestead" at the Illinois theatre
Sunday. This charminsr nlav baa been called off because of opposition of the
.... . . . , ' did the other day in a notable contri-
jockey, was obtained yesterday by hist. .. . ..,,
iL t ii i , bution to the literature on the subject
wife, known as Julia Sanderson in the
theatrical world. Supreme Court Jus- ;r atfa'B- . ,
tice Bijur signed the final decree of Speaking in the defense of the corn
judgment. The couple married 8ecret. mittee, Mr Humphreys said:
ly in this city in 1907, when the bride ! ln the three the bin has beefn
wflH 17 vnara old. Sloan is believed to : uder discussion the riverB and har-
- , , , . . . , ,
dots committee nas oeen ne.u up w
'the country as a band of conspirators
State Savings Bank & Trust com
pany to Mollne Plow company, part
lot 4, block 18, old town, Moiine, $10.-000.
U. S. A. to John Spickler, northeast
Cincinnati Ohio. Feb. 11. The Steve ! Inspired by no better purpose than a Quarter section 2C-1C-3W.
nex ; Ketchel-Andy Hezenah fight has been desire to steal the money out of the J Hulda E. Froyd to Anna Johnson,
ucasui j iu np-uu ii. hi uui luLttuvicn ,an lot iz, Diocn a, oiewari 8 aauuiou,
yerterday following: the annual me et- .
in: of club owners in B.m .toh:iion's ,
piKiijjtheii the digestion.
Sold by all ;
England that It was away
1885 when It was first pro-' En8h and Guy Cuckles, the former
FOR LAGRIP AND MALARIA
NO BITTER TASTE
I back in
ton theatre. And for llyears prior to
that Mr. Thompson had been present
ing a play called "Joshua Whltcomb,"
! ln which he portrayed the sturdy old
farmer. Uncle Josh. And ever before
: that time Mr. Thompson had given for
, some years in the variety hails, a
sketch having Uncle Josh as Its cen
tral figure. So, taking It altogether,
the character of the kindly New Eng
1 land fanne, t'nele Josh has been be
i fore the theatregoing public for near-
besing commission to Ketchel s mana- ;and, as the gentleman irom Texas has j Mollne, $1.
ger. j expressed it, 'for the benefit, of bar- j- Mollne Trust & Savings bank to
! keepers, grocerymen and contractors.' ! John S. Anderson, lot 122, West High-
Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 11. Clarence I would like to go into the matter fully land addition
mow or thi
Z5c Matineo at 2:30.
Evenings 25c, 38o, SOo, 7Bo.
Schlchtl's Marlonetto-Harry Lalgh.
ton & Co. Al Rayno'a BuMdop Mar
lon and Jessie Standlah Harry Breen
Ellrameth Otto Tuacano Bros. Or
pheum Concert Orchestra Orphevnv'
Sheppard. lot 16, block t, Denreck A;
Baldwin addlUon, Mollne, L
Harry L. Bulleu to CartirrlgbC Uall-.
back A Hlnk, lota t and 4. block 1BT.
East Mollne. 14.000.
Samuel H. Hocker to JohnTXflUatv1
lot 21 and 22, block 17L Baat MottneJ
All the news alMhe ttme The Axgam. ;
' " -1
ly 40 yeara
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NO SUBSTITUTES USED
Taken before meals restores appetl'e, taken before retiring Insures
sleep. A good medicine to keep ln the house. A NATURAL TONIC.
Protected by U. 8. registered labels, to Imitate is felony. Put up la
bottles only and sold by all liquor dealers. '
1. What Is always new under the
2. My first Is a limb; my second Is
a contraction of a maternal name; my
last Is another form of mean, while my
whole Is used ln warfare.
3. Why are a. b and d the least com
fortable letters of the alphabet?
4. When is a sea captain not a sea
5. When one has diphtheria what rel
ative should be called?
1. The word "new."
S. Because they are all In had.
4. When he's a-beam.
San Francisco Dr. Mil ten Francis
Clark of this city, wfco recently pro-1
vlded a dog with a practicable sliver
leg joist, has fitted a pat monkey with
i a ball and socket shoulder Joint of sll
iver and diamonds. The dog's joint
'also has gem bearings, and a compll
j cation arose when as, attempt was
i made to steal the animal Immediately
after the operation.
ssr assr -sr
for those gentlemen who are not han
dicapped by any information on the
suhject, if they wanted light, but ttie
gentleman from Texas has already de
clared on this floor, in his cavalier
fashion, 'I wi6h no Information on any
item. The whole bill Is rotten.' He
No Alcohol or
Addle Roe to Charles Wenks, lot 3,
block 123, Andalusia. $100.
E. H. Guyer to Fred J. Lundquist,
part lot 7, Assessor's plat, in north
half, northeast quarter section C-17-1V.
I Carl E. Walshand to Fred Spurgeon,
then charged that the engineer corps lot 5, block 2, Columbia park, Moiine,
was equally rotten; that they advo- j $2,300.
cated big appropriations for rivers Harry A. Sehultze to Jacob J. Har
and harbors in order to keep at workirjai north 85 feet, east one-half, east
and pave their jobs, and cites in sup- !
port of that unique contention two ln-
stances, one in the Philippines and i Herman P.impe! to Osrar E. Apple,
one in Arizona. When informed that t-ts 14 acri 15. block B, in second addl
neither recommendation was that of 1 1 ;or,t Edgewood Park, Rock Island,
an army engineer, he declared, 'All J $1,800.
engineers look alike to me.' j Edgar W. Lucas to Carl Gu-staf6on.
"If you tear from the pages of c:r ' ,jt 5, block C, Mcline Heights, Moiine,
history the record of the engineer $-50.
corps of the army you will strike from i John and Louis Weckle to William
it some of the brightest pages there. !(- Heinrickg. lot 20, Werkel'g Camping
There is no higher profession than U -rounds. South Mol'ne. $200.
that of the engineer, not even that of j Charles P. Mumma to Emma
a pork-barrel politician or a sand-dune j
Ftatesman. George Washington was . - -
an engineer and engaged as such In ;
the Improvement of the rivers of this !
country. Robert E. Lee was an engl-1
r.eer of the United States army, and I
Colonel Goethals Is one as well. I
call attention 'to those names as an 1
answer to the reckless charge that ;
these engineers favor river and barbor
improvement in order to hold their
Jobs. Who is so Ignorant that he so
believes? These men are West Pclnt ;
graduates. They are In the army, and j
Has Its Share of the Proof That KM-,
ney 8ufferers Seek. ij
Backache? Kidneys weak? 'V'
Distressed with urinary Ills?
Want a reliable kidney remedy?
Don't have to look far. Use whav
Rock Island people recommend. Every
street ln Rock Island has it cases.
Here's one Rock Island man's ex
perience. Let E. Vandeburgh of 420 Eighth
street tell it.
He says: "I am glad to continue
recommending Moan's Kidney PilU as
I have since 1909. I believe they are
the best of kidney medicines. For
some time I was a sufferer from pain
ln my side and I had trouble ln
straightening after stooping. The ac-
one-haif lot 4, block 18, old town. Mo-1 tion of my kidneys was irregular and
line. 1 blamed them for all my trouble. See
ing Doan's Kidney PIIIb advertised, I
got a supply at the Harper House
Pharmacy. They helped me at once
and before long restored my kidneys
to a normal condition."
For tale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Fohter-Mllburn Co.. Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doan's and
fake no other. (Advertisement.)
MATINEE AND NIGHT
told their places for life, but Instead
of keeping them Idle wlti their com- ?
mauds we wisely put them In times of
peace st work on these public works
that will promote the best interests
and commercial development of the
Continuing Mr. Humphreys said: !
"The Mississippi river appropria- j
t'on has been criticised. I challenge :
iany man who speaks on that subject i
lto quote the platform of his party. I
THE REINCARNATION OF KARNS
Beautiful Story In Two Acts
What Happened to Mary