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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1913.
, , .
WITH TWO STARS
. OUT OFTHEGAHE
Salzmann and Davenport Un
able to Play in State Title '
Contest at Moline.
GLOOM IN ISLANDER CAMP
Odd! of Two to One on Moline With
but Few Takers Blow Proves
The Rock Island Independents hare
received a death blow, due to the fact
that two of Us star men. Art Salz
mann and Davenport, 'will be unable
to play in the Olympic game at Brown
in? field next Sunday.
With the state championship strug
gle but three days off and two-thirds
of the backfield shot to pieces, the
prospect Is anything; but encouraging.
When the sad news was received
about town last night, there was a
marked fluctuation Id the betting mar
ket, and lots of Moline money went
a-begging. Islander fans seem to real
ize tnat their chances for a victory
are rather slim, with two of the reg-
ular barks out of the game, and only
three days in which to break in oth-t
ers. The bets have been at evea
money thus far, hut last night odds of i
two to one were offered on Moline I
with but very few takers.
roni.onx num. 1
Art Salzmann, the brilliant Inde-!
pendent illback, has not been out t
to practice all week. Ills wife is dan
gerously ill at the hospital and he has
announced that he will absolutely be
out of it next Sunday.
Davenport, the griuy little right
halfback, wrenched his ankle last
night during practice and was carried
off the field, lie 1h able to limp around
with the aid of a cane, but will be
out of the game for two or three
weeks. Fortunately the cpraln is nottpounds
Revere. Davenport may be able to
don the molehkins Sunday, but there
Im no chance of his breaking iato the
louls Kolls, the St. Ambrose star,
will be out in uniform 4nd will likely
play the line for a part of the game
at lnet Koll.s is expected to stop
Sud rstrom, as was tim ae last yeur.
o itit.friHr -
Captain Kuehl of the Olympics last
I 111 Hill ii """" I Kill II II II It 111
i i aw-
ficers' mess on every , battleship and at
every military post you'll find an open
lack of "Bull" Durham, inviting every
one to roll for himself a fresh, hand-made
"Bull" Durham cigarette the kind that
brings lasting enjoyment and satisfaction
to more millions of men thanllsthe brands
of ready-made cigarettes combined!
A botAot" popart"
FREE uiith mack
k'V sZ:'klK ju.
night' turned over a list of eligibles j
to Manager Roche of the Islanders.
The names of Slier. But::er and Soder
strom were conspicuous by their ab
sence. The Moliners deny the fact
that they are "loading up" and claim
they will play w ith their regulars only.
Whether or not this Is true remains
to be seen.
Big Soderstrom of the Illinl eleven
is credited with making the boast that
he was going to play with the Olym
pics Sunday for the express purpose
of "getting" Paridon, the Rock Island
center. Captain Kuehl denied that
"Sod" was going to play. "I am the
assistant coach and I surely ought to
know something about it," he said.
On the other hand, the word has
come from reliable sources that Sod
erstrom. would play with the Olympics,
and would not make the trip to Peoria
with the Illini team, of which he is a
Members of the Olympic club have
a puree of $100. and two days ago
they offered it at even money provided
they received the "kale" in case of a
tie. Now that the Independents are
crippled, it is extremely doubtful
whether the century bet will be cov
ered at all. Rock Island will demand
odds, in case the wager is taken.
Jut who will fill the Davenport and
Salsmann shoes has not been detsr
mined by Coach Liitt.
MKM.HT A BO IT EVE.
Reports circulated as to Rock Island
outweighing the Olympics from 15 to
20 pounds a man are purely hot air.
In the official line-up given out by
Captain Kuehl of the Olympics last
night, tile net weight of the Moliners
is 1,932 pounds as compared to 1.990
pounds of beef for the Independents'
regular eleven men. a difference of
only 55 pounds. Rock Island averages
1 SO pounds to a man while Moline's
standard is 176. This counting in Art
btt,zmanD and Davenport
Rock Island's line averages 1S8
while that of .Moline is 182. The Rock
Inland backs average 180 as compared
to Moline's 167. Moline's subs out
weigh those of the Islanders, the
average being 157-171. In the quarter
back position, the preponderance of
beef is with Moline. Hartr.ell tipping
the beam at i53. McManus and Mc
(Jinni.t both weigh in at exactly 135
The positions and weights of
opposing forces are appended:
R. Sal::mann, It"
Connelly, "lg . ... 197
Smith, - rg ' .'.
f Like It j
A find a cowboy
without "the mak-
ings." A sack of
mil" is a part
of every soldier's
le .familiar round tag
blouse pockets of all of
k Tars. And in the of
for forty hand-made cigantttm tn cacA 5 -cent tack)
has been the standard smoking tobacco of the
world lor tnree generations It is the
same today as it was 53 years ago
just pure, good tobacco with the
natural tobacco fragrance rich,
mellow and satisfying.
"Bull" Durham hand-made ciga
rettes have a delightful aroma zndfresh
fragrance that no other cigarettes possess.
Compare their delicious smoothness and cool
ness with even the highest-priced ready
made cigarettes, and judge for yourself,
MacManus, qb . .." 135
Davenport rob '." 164
Robb, (captain); lhb .178
A.' Salzmann, fb 198
, . OLYMPICS, .
Sies, re ........'....:...'....' 190
Kies. rt ..170
Haueer, rg ..." 190
Grell, c 180
Ross, lg 175
Blackburn, It 1S5
Kirk, le ....187
Hartsell, jb .' 155
Kuehl, (captain) lhb 170
Stowe. rhb 170
Swanson, fb 160
Substitutes:. Rock Island, Bruhn,
209, Kolls 163, Sage 130, Behnamann
156, Erricson 135, Baxter 142, Bach 165.
Moline, Lundahl 175.' Swanson 1S5,
Swanson 190. Bylund 160, Rains 175,
Peterson 145, Foster 165.
Charleston Loses Flag.
Huntington, W. Va., Oct 23. Failure
to comply with, the laws of baseball
cost the Charleston, W. Va., team tiie
championship of the Oh'o "State league
for the 1913 season. The directors of
the league at a meeting here Tues
day refused to allow the Charleston
team two seven inning' games won
from the Maysville, Ky., team, Sept.
21. With these games thrown out Che
per cent of the team dropped to .626,
three points below that held by the
Chillicothe, Ohio, team, to which the
directors awarded' the 1913 pennant.
President R. R. Pennywitt of the
Charleston club announced tnat he
would- not appeal the case. ' He con
tended that the umpire limited the
games to seven innings.
"WHEN I LOST YOU"
New York, Oct. 23. Robert Fitz
bimuions told Supreme Court Justice
Bartow S. Weeks and a jury yester
day how he lost the w-orld's cham
pionship to James J. Jeffries in their
fight which took place in San Fran
cisco July 25, 1902. Fitsimmons
"I was so busy chopping Jeff to
ribbons that I left an opening over
my solar plexus. 1 hit Jeff a thousand
times; he hit me once. But that was
enough. I wasn't knocked out just
paralysed. But he was a sight when
I saw liiin half an hour later in the
Fitzsimmons' story was part of the
testimony off 3red in a buit for slan
der brought by Joseph Egan, a box
ing promoter, against a .Jtew York
ROCK ISLAND PUG
GOES K. 0. ROUTE
"Fighting" Brondell Floored for
Count by George Dans at
- (Special to The Argus.)
Monmouth. 111.,. Oct. 23. "Fighting
Brondell of Rock Island was knocked
out in the third round by George Dans
of Monmouth last night, in r. fight
staged by the Business Men's Athletic
The Rock Islander proved no match
for his speedier opponent, who hit
him almost at will. In the third
round Dans swung a right to the jaw,
sending Brondell crashing to .he can
vas for . the count of ten. The go
was scheduled for eight rounds.
Jack Diamond of Chicago Heights
went eight rounds w ith Freddie Burke
of Peoria and Dean King went Ave
rounds with Harry Wripht, the latter
men being Galesburgers. Five negroes
staged a battle royal.
PLEA OF PURPLE
Head of Life Saving Bureau
Wires for Information in
Washington, D. C. Oct. 23 S. L.
Kimball,' superintendent of the life
saving service, yesterday wired Cap
tain Jensen of the Chicago station for
particulars concerning the application
of Carrol Dwight Hale of the Chi
cago station for leave of absence to
play football at Northwestern univers
ity. Pending a reply from Captalu
Jensen action will not be taken on
President Wilson received a com
munication from the Northwestern
coaches asking that Hale be permitted
to sever his connection with the life
saving service, temporarily at least.
He turned this over to Superintend
ent Kimball, who immediately wire'd
for more information. If Captain
Jensen replies that Hale'3 services are
needed, it is probable Superintendent
Kimball will recommend that the re-
quest be refused.
Failing to receive any definite in
formation from Washington Tuesday,
Northwestern university football
coaches still were hopeful that Car
rol Hale may be granted a leave of
absence from . the life saving service
to join the purple football team. They
were, however, far from optimistic
over the chances of success.
Director Lewis Omer of the Evans-
ton university is one of those who
believes the effort to secure Hale will
result in failure. Omer does not think
the government will release Hale at
this time of the year, because it Is
the most dangerous period for lake
travel. It is believed the fact that
no substitutes for the life saving serv
ice are available will force Hale to re
main in the service until his term ex
pires in December.
K0NETCHY A GIANT?
PERISH THE THOUGHT
Ottumwa, Iowa, Oct. 23. John Mc
Graw, manager of the Giants, was
much surprised yesterday morning
when informed that his ball club was
being traded off without his being
aware of it- He was asked for a few
words anent the deal for Konetchy
of the Cardinals, but said there was
nothing to it. The report emanating
from New York alleged that the Giants
were to give Catcher Wilson and Out
field Snodgrass or Thorpe. It is also
said that Merkle is slated to figure
in the trade.
President Hempstead of the Giants
and Scout Dick Kinsella, also issued
flat denials of a trade being in the air.
Hempstead produced a letter showing
that New York is not ready to make
a trade. Nevertheless, there Is a feel
ing that McGraw has something in
the nature of a trade on his mind.
New .York, Oct. 23: The - winter
season of baseball gossip .is in full
swing with a report published here
that Edward Konetchy, the first base
man of the Cardinals, has been sold
or traded to the New- York Giants,
while Third Baseman Mowrey aill be
turned over by St. Louis to the Boston
Nationals. - -
St. Louis, Mo.. Oct. 23. The report
from New York that Edward Konet
chy, first baseman of the St. Louis
Nationals, is to be sold or traded to
New York practically 1 confirmed
here, though no formal announcement
has been made.
' Wagner Still O. K.
Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 23. Despite
numerous rumors to the contrary,
Wagner will continue to hold down,
the shortstop position on the Pirates
next year, according to the announce
ment of President Dreyfuss of the
Pittsburgh club. Wagner most cut
out basketball during the winter
months, for Dreyfuss bold that it
injures the player's legs and leaves
Lim In poor shape to start the season.
Washington Plans are under, way
for the establishment of practical dem
onstration farms on each government
reclamation project. Secretary Lane's
hope Is to obtain the highest possible
efficiency from the irrigated lands.
ENGLAND WINS A CHAMPIONSHIP AT LAST
K 'i tatiifi
' Miss Gladys Ravenscroft
After many unsuccessful attempts England has at last captured from
the United States a sporting championship,. Miss Gladys Ravenscroft of the
Bromborough club, England, defeating Miss Marion Rollins of New York
in the final match for the women's national golf championship last Saturday.
TRIS SPEAKER TO
JOIN WHITE SOX
Star Boston American Gardener
in Game Today -No Hunt"
: 2 : for Comiskey. -
Tris Speaker, the great fly-chaser
of the Boston Americans, will become
a White Sox wearer today and con
tinue in that role until the spring.
The famous athlete arrived in Chi
cago yesterday, visited President Com
iskey of the White Sox and then de
parted to join the globe-giilin? squads
under Managers Callahan and McGraw.
Speaker says he is looking forward
eagerly to the round the globe trip.
He wanted to go from the start, but
was detained. He will probably be in
the Sox line-up against the Giants to
day at Sioux City, Iowa. If he fails
to show it will be because he is lost
along the way. This is a common
happening with athletes. With Speak
er in the game, Callahan's club will
be strengthened wonderfully, both in
the field and at bat When Speaker
shows "Doc" White probably will
rush back to Chicago, as be has some
vaudeville dates to fill and has to get
in a bit of rehearsal.
Ban Johnson and Com my called off
their trip to Mercer, Wis., last night.
The Sox president found it impossible
to get away. because of business affairs
requiring immediate attention. John
son was determined to get some hunt
ing, however, so he grabbed his
gunny" and departed for Watersmeet,
Mich. He. will remain in the upper
peninsula until Saturday night Com
my will be in Chicago until Saturday,
when he is scheduled to depart for
Kansas City, where the Sox and
Giants play a gameSunday.
STILL SEES LIGHT
Would Abolish World for Inter
League Series Dreylusa
Garry Herrmann's scheme of an inter-league
series in which every major
league club will participate may be
substituted for the world series next
fall. Herrmann and President Barney
Dreyfuss of the Pittsburgh club are
the big men behind the scheme, and
will make every effort between novc
and the opening of next season to
convince magnates that an inter-league
series would be more acceptable and
interesting to baseball fans than the
present world series plan.
Three cities practically have held a
monopoly on the world series New
York. Philadelphia and Chicago. Pitts
burgh, Detroit and Boston have had
a look in.
No world series games have been
staged in ball parks in Cleveland,
Cincinnati, Brooklyn, St Louis and
Cleveland fans have never been giv
en an opportunity to see Christy
Mathewson pitch, although he has
been one of baseball's greatest stars
for 13 years. Heinle Zimmerman, Uie
re. venated. Jake Daubert, Zach
Wheat, Ed Konetchy, Chief Meyers,
Larry Doyle, Sherwood Magee, Grover
Cleveland Alexander, Charley Dooin,
Bill Sweeney, Lefty Taylor, Larry
Cheney, Frank Schulte, Joe Tinker
and Hub Purdue are National league
players Cleveland fans have read about
but never seen.
Herrr.KinnV, uchi-uie is to cut the
major lea?ue seht-dules to il2t games,
and then have an inter-league series
in which each club will meet every
other club of the two leagues twice.
This would make a 15S-ga.ue schedule.
Herrmann and Dreyfuss are plan
ning to bring the matter to the atten
tion of the magnates of the two
leagues at the winter meetings, and
Garry thinks there's a chance of put
ting the plan through. '.
FRAME A SCHEDULE
AND DRAG 50 BONES
President Al Tearney of the Three-I
league has been authorised to offer
a pri:e of to anyone turning in
a 1914 schedule acceptable to the direc
tors. Bugs are grabbing at the glit
tering lail ..nd are already collecting
all the r-uircad maps and time tables
whi'.ii tl-cy ctn acquire, with a view
to doping out a program which will
be the superior of Wilson Bering's
efferiu: list year. This should not
Attention is called to the fact that
mileage, railroad - connections and
long jumps must be taken into con
sideration in the making of the chart
and it is also considered best that two
charts, one of three and the other of
i tonr triI's about the circuit be made
Following jr the mileage of the past
year, together with rebates given the
Dubuque . . . '. 4,715
The average mileage was 3,729,
which was exceeded by three of the
eight clubs. For each mile over the
average a rebate of 25 cents Is given.
On these . figures . Dubuque wan en
titled to 986 miles or $246.50; Quincy
to 267 miles of a cash rebate of $66.75
and Danville to 128 miles or a rebate
of $32. Checks covering the rebate
have Just been mailed out to the clubs
entitled to rebates falling below the
average, together with instructions
to have baseball bugs try for the
McLean Gets Full Share.
Boston. Mass., Oct' 2!. Larry Mc
Lean, who caught for the Giants in
the only game that they won during
the recent world's series, denied the
reports that he was dissatisfied with
his treatment by the Giants, in re
gard to the division of the world's
series receipts. In a statement Issued
yesterday he eaid that he received a
full share, the same as the other play-
The pleasant purgative effect ex
perienced by all who use Chamber
Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets, and
the healthy condition of the body and
mind which they create, makes one
feel Joyful . Sold by aL. druggists.
WHITE SOX AGAIN
TRIM GIANTS, 7-3
Callahan's Tribe Backs "Reb"
Russell and Bumps McGraw
ites at Ottumwa.
. STANDING OF TEAMS.
- G. W. L.
Giants 5 3 2
White Sox .v.". 5 2 3
Ottumve, lawa, Oct 23. The Whlto
Sox took their second straight win.
from their National league opponents,
the New, York Giants, yesterday after
noon, 7 to 3, before one of the biggest
crowds that has ever seen a baseball
game in this city.
The Sox swooped down upon Jeff
Tesreau and gave him a real trimming.
registering ten hits during the con
test "Reb" Russell, who performed
on the mound for the White Eox, was
in fine ttle and had an easy time
keeping tls. National leaguers at bay
Both teams had their fun furnishers
and the stands as well as crowded
bleachers werd entertained by the
comedy supplied by Schaefer of the
Callahan tribe and Mike Donlin of the
Giants, who appeared on the coach-,
ing lines. Homers by Merkle of the
McGraw tribe and Daly of the Sox
were among the fertures of the game.
The Sox started the pyrotechnics in
the second frame when Daly landed
a circuit drive over Uie left field
fence. The GianU tied the count in
the fourth on a walk and Merkle's
Three were added to the Sox total
in the fifth on hits by Weaver and
Chase arnj errors by Lobert and Doolan
Successive hits by Rath. Russell, and
Weaver and Wingo's error enabled
the Sox to count twice more in the
In the seventh round Schalk lived
on Lobert's error and scored on sin
gles by Rath and Weaver. The Giants'
last two counters in the ninth were
the result of Schaefer's and Daly's
errors and Merkle's homer. Score:
New York. R. H. PO. A. E.
Snodgrass. cf 0 0 I 0 0,
Magee, If o 0 1 2 0
Lobert, 3b 0 0 3 1 3
Doyle, 2b l 2 2 4 1
Merkle, lb 1 2 9 1 0
Doolan, ss 1 0 14 1
Thorpe, rf o 1 1 0 0
Wingo, c 0 2 5 0 1
Tesreau, p o 0 1 0 0
Meyers o 0 0 0 0
7 24 12 6
R. H. PO. A. Kt
1 2 3 2 0
i Schaefer, 2b
Crawford, cf l
Daly, c . .
1 1 0 2 Oj
Totals 7 10 27 12 2
Batted' for Tesreau in the ninth.
New York 0 0010000 23
Chicago 01003210 7
Home runs Daly, Merkle. Two-base-hits
Weaver; Thorpe, Merkle. Three-"
base hit Doyle. Double plays Schae- '
fer to Weaver to Chase; Weaver to
Chase. Struck out By Tesreau, 2;
by Russell, 7. Bases on balls Off
Tesreau. 4; off Russell, 5. Time
1:40. Umpires Klem and Sheridan.
EVEN THE SWINE SCORN
DICTATES OF UMP KLEM
Umpirn Klem wants to sell a farm
he purchased last season, near Roches
ter. It's a perfectly good farm, and
shoul.l ild a barrel of profit, but
too expensive ior Mr. Klem. He hai
to Mt!tljy in extra man at a high
salary to call the hogs because, know
in? lui: Bill is an umpire, they won't
believr. anything he says to them.
S. Dakota Team In Row. '
Sioux Falls, S. D., Oct 23. The foot-;
ball game between the University of .
South Dakota and Denver university,
scheduled here next Saturday, has
been cancelled by action of the stu
dent body of South Dakota university.
This action followed the expulsion of
two members of the South Dakt&
team for hating. The team refused
to play Saturday wituout these twoY
men. Opinion at the university Is that.,
expulsion of these players will result :
in abandoning the entlro season's
"HOME RUN" BAKER
MAY QUIT BASEBALL
Philadelphia. Pa., Oct 23. Baseball 1
fans In this city were startled .yes-er- f
day afternoon when a report becama
current that John Franklin Baker, 'I,
third baseman of the Athletic base
ball team, the world's champions,
might quit the game to enter upon a
business career. It was said that ,'
while Baker has not yet decided upon
his future plans, be l seriously con-;
sideling such a step.
Connie Mack when asked about the
report said be had heard nothing from
Baker regarding the matter. i
"l ant inclined to believe," said I
Mack, "that Baker will be seen with
the Athletics next season. If be does .
quit the game there Is nothing tor us
4-t hff,n bis place." ; - -