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. MONDAY TOE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS MAY 17, 1920.
Tighemen and Rockford Battle f or the . Lea& i s IT al IE TT AN ma of played tuding EY flgbt e CK Hill' i XCKS HERE FOR THREE GAMES P THEN ISLANDERS GO THERE ; TEAMS FIGHTING FOR THE TOP Kuti Early Enough to Spoil Cksnee for Three Straight Off Bloomers. As tilings now . stand In the nrte-Ejr pennant race with Rock jglmd leading Rockford by a half mm, the six-game series between got two teams which starts to ssy at Douglas park, and ends May 0 at Rockford. Is going to mean pitch to one or the other. If the IilinJers take the majority of the toneta it will place them in a fcir-r comfortable lead at the top of the heap, and so likewise with Borkford. Therefore the fans have ercry assurance that the games Till produce the very best the play r ie capable .of showing and the contests should be nip and tuck affairs. TV rain of yesterday broke just in time to spoil a scheduled clash 'with Bloomington and the Island ers were all primed to tate tne nn il of the series, just by way of giv ta? the rest of the teams in the cir cuit gomehing to talk about But at It was the tears started to fall lightly and then with ever increas ing force about an hour and a half before game time. Umps Weir add off until the last minute be fore calling off hostilities. This makes two games between the Is laaders and Bloomers that have teen called off and which will jbvo to be played off at a future dtte as parts of double-headers, c Anyhow the canceling of yes terday's contest leaves the pitch ing staff oi the Islanders in first clan shape for the Rockford series here. Dennis was the probable tliol-'e for today's game, with Ben Jonef for tomorrow and possibly Stewa-t or Cam Smith, the latter a loothpaw, for the final on Wednes day. From reports Rockford has as sembled a taicnted outfit of play ' tn who are Intent on annexing the & Lodgers for the Sight. Since we are "lodgers for the night, At this old Wayside Inn called - Earth," Where by tomorrow we shall leave' Cpon some new road's endless girth I often wonder why we have, Amid the clash of brain and brawn. So little time for fellowship. Before we leave the Inn at dawn. How little time we take to see Beyond the old Inn's window panes The tar-dust faint upon the fields, The trees that whisper down the lanes Is place of which we give our dreams To fame and rank of little worth. We who are "lodgers for the night At this old Wayside Inn called Earth." he Old Uattlc. (Wherein Kid Youth meets Doc Abe once more.) ' The main battle in baseball is Mt for any pennant It is a bat tt of Youth trying to break in and A? trying to hold on. This is more Important than any Pennant since it is a matter of pay "I the rent buying bread and Beat and wearing clothes. Also, it is a battle that began to tow place long before any pen Hants were ever heard of. Two of the most interesting fea tures of the National and American JjWiea today are the battles of all sort battles that involve bat lug leadership of both circuits. Where Youth Leads. xonth, or comparative youth, l taken charge of the National. year Eddia Roush led the Wh, with Hornsby secend. M two belong to the younger wool rho picked up where Wag- Magee and Daubert left off. 'Pruig finds Hornsby well out ont with other comparatively Toon Bia,. j . - ...hv. o wen uy aruuuu me g. Those featuring the Nation- 8 DOB NoJmetal can.touchlyou give satisfaction - -tj ROX CRASH BALL FOR 8 TO 2 WIN FROM BROWNIES Rockford. 111., May 17. Mordecal Brown displayed a wide variety on the mound lor Terre Haute yes terday, but the locals hit luckily and won S to 2? Hill was invinci ble until he eased up in the eighth inning. Score; Terre Haute ..0 0000002 02 Rockford 0 0035000 i 8 PHILS BREAK JINX BY BEATING REDS IN 15 INNINGS Cincinnati, Ohio, May 17. Phila delphia broke its losing streak of nine straight by winning from the Reds in the fifteenth inning, 3 to 2. Ring and Rixey both pitched fine ball. In the fifteenth R. Miller walked, went to third when Kopf muffed Allen's throw as he stole, and scored on Rixey's long fly to center. Score: R. H. E. 3 12 1 2 13 2 Philadelphia '.. Cincinnati . .-. . .... . ... Batteries Ripey and Withrow; Ring and Rariden, Allen. 1320 gonfalon to their own back yards. On TIm.-sday, Friday and Satur day the Islanders appear at Rock ford; returning to Cedar Rapids for a three-game series before swinging home to meet Moline at Molhie in the first regularly sched uled games of the season. Cedar Rapids comes here on May 29 and 30, tiie latter a Sunday on which two games are scheduled. Moline then comes over on the the street car for a double bill on May 31, being the observance of Memorial d,iy. TLKHT Grantand Rice al league in the main have come to the surface within the last five or six years, and this element is al - most sure to predominate again.- Hornsby and Roush look to have !lPe "est cnance tor Batting leaner ship, for they have proved their worth in the school tf slug before. Where Old Guard Reigns. The younger school has not yet succeeded in breaking up the reign of the Old Guard in the American. This has been largely due to the prevalence of Ty Cobb. The Old Guard leadership here embraces Ty Cobb, Joe Jackson, Eddie Col lins and Tris Speaker, with Bob Veach in between the two schools. Those leading the oncoming gen eration are George Sisler, Sam Rice, Babe Ruth and others. And , drive to supplant Cobb, Jackson, Speaker and Collins will need a lot of speed and power. Cob has started poorly this sea son, but Jackson, Speaker and Col lins got away at a bounding clip. Cobb will soon be under way again, and you can figure for your self the job that awaits the young er generation when it comes to breaking through this line of vet erans. la the National league Wagner and Magee have faded out; Dau bert, Wheat, Coney and a few oth ers are still making threatening gestures, but it is Roush. Hornsby, Groh, Young, etc., who have taken charge of the situation. , ' MATCH JOHNSON AND MISTEL AS PART OF SHOW The promoters of the Sportsman's Athletic club announce that Pete Mistel of Chicago, and Battling Johnson of Moline, will clash in a 10-round mix at the Illinois theatre on May 25. as the first half of a double windup show. Cal Delaney of Cleveland, and Pete "Kid" Mar low of St. Louis, will go 10 rounds in the other part of the evening's entertainment Two preliminaries which the club is dickering for will be announced later. THXEE.EYZ LEAGUE. " . W. U Pet BOCK ISLAJTD ...... t jm Rockford 8 6 .571 Bloomington ........ 8 7 .533 Terre Haute 7 7 .500 Moline 7 8 .487 Cedar Rapids 7 .462 Peoria . 6 8 .429 Evansville 6 8 .429 AXERICA3LX AGUE. W. L. Pet Cleveland 17 7 .708 Boston 14 8 .(36 Chicago 12 9 .571 New York 12 12 .500 Washington 12 12 .500 St. Louis 11 12 .478 Philadelphia 8 13 .381 Detroit 5 18 .217 satio5Illeague. , W. L. Pet. Cincinnati 16 10 .615 Brooklyn 12 9 .571 Chicago .......14 12 .538 Boston 10 9 .526 Pittsburgh 11 10 .524 Philadelphia 10 14 .417 New York 8 12 .400 St Louis .....9 14 . .391 . YESTERDAY'S RESULTS. Three.Eye league. Rockford, 8; Terre Haute, 1. Other games;, rain. American League. Cleveland, 8; New York, 2. St. Louis, 4; Washington, 2. No others schehuled. National League. V ' Chicago, 5; Boston, 1. ' Philadelphia, 3; Cincinnati, 2. RESULTS SATURDAY. Three-Eye League. Rockford, 6; Terre Haute, 6. (U innings; darkness.) Cedar Rapids, 4; Peoria, 3 (13 in. nings.) Rock Island, 4; Bloomington, 3. Evansville, 7; Moline, 5. American League. Chicago, 2; -Boston, 1. New York, 2; Cleveland, 0. Philadelphia, 4; Detroit, 1. Washington, 8; St. Louis, 4. National League. Chicago, 5; Boston, 1. New York, 2; Pittsburgh, 0. Cincinnati, 9; Philadelphia, 2. Brooklyn, 8; St Louis, 2. MAKE IT PAIR OF VICTORIES OFF BLOOMERS Islanders Annex Saturday Tilfby Close Score of 4 to 5 Beat Romine, The Islanders and the Bloomers engaged in a pretty battle at Dou glas park Saturday afternoon that the former annexed by one score the count being 4 to 3. It was a great duel between pitchers, with the Islander swatsmiths counting enqugh runs in the first five in nings to win with Stewart travel ing along in easy style. But in the seventh, with only a two-run ad vantage. Tighe yanked Stewart when the big fellow showed a sign of wildness in passing the first two men to face him. Dennis went in with none out and the first two to face him sacrificed, the last one be ing a fly ball that brought a runner from third. That was all. in the last two innings Bloomington went out in order. The Islanders took the lead in the first inning, getting to Romine's delivery in brilliant style. Jones cracked a triple to the fence be tween left and center and scored a moment later on Benson's hit to right field. Benson went to third on Smith's hit to right and scored on Miller's sacrifice fly. Bloomington tied it by getting one in the second and one in the fourth, but the Islanders came right back in their half of the fourth and went ahead again with another tally. The lead was increased by another one in the fifth. Blooming ton threatened, but could not carry through in the seventh. Score: Rock Island AB. K. H. P. A. E. Murphy, ss 3 0 0 2 Jones, rf 3 2 12 Benson, 2b 4 1 2 5 3 0 4 0 2 10 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 4 1110 0 4 0 115 1 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 Smith, lb Miller, If McGuire, cf ..... Galligos, 3b Dixon, c Stewart, p Dennis, p 0 0 0 1 0 0 Totals 31 4 8 27 15 1 T51rmmfnitnn AR.R. TT. P. A. K. , - -1 1 ok A 1 9 9 1 Coltrin, ss ' 2 Thompson, rr ... i Jantzen. If 4 Lloyd, 3D 4 FothergilL cf .... 3 Lenahan, lb 4 Snyder, c 2 Romine, p ....... 3 Totals . 28 3 6 24 8 1 Rock Island 20011000 4 Bloomington . : .. .0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 8 3 Two base hit Lloyd. Three base hit Jones. Sacrifice hits Keller man, Coltrin. Stolen bases Smith, Dixon (21, McGuire, Jones. Doable play Kellennan to Lenahan. Bases on balls Off Romine. 2; off Stew art. 4. Wild pitch Stewart. Struck oat By Romine. 2; by Stewart 1. pauiad ball Dixon. Time of same 1:65. Umpire Weir. CLEYELA5D, 8; TA5KS, 2. ..ew York. Mar 17. Before the largest crowd ever assembled at the Polo grounds Cleveland defeated New York, 8 to 2. Mays was driven from the slab in the first lnnlnc, when the visitors scared, At runs br dean hitting. Score: n. h p. Cleveland ...C- 13 1 New York Z 8 4 Baeby and O'Neill; Mogridjre and DOINGS OF THE ia purr hoots Vto-n ... - ... . tmMmMH HOWt, H"T ATlYUf I HAin. W SUE CAM COHt SPORTING JAZ BY BRUCE SAXDS OF TAKE-A-CHAXCE . - It's a Whitened Way w travel On the Sands of Take-a-Chance, With its Shiny, Dance-Worn Gravel , And the Seaweed of Ro . 111a nee. There the Son Is ever Golden, Sprays the Foam like Driv en bnow; j There Adventure meets an Old - .. en. Caich-Xe Thrill of Come. and-Go. There the Lure of Love and Pleasure j Stimulates the Baited Breath, That, in such o'ersweeping Measure, Quite dispels nil Donbts of Death; -There Sew II opes are ever sprinfrinc- Rainbows that our Souls in trance; There the Gongs of Gain are ringing: .Mystic Murmurs, Take-a-Chance!" It Is not the Gain we cherish That allures the Gush of Glee, For we cannot glimpse the Garish Fame and Fortune o'er the Sea; Thonch with lymphs' of Nanght we Unger - In the Snrf of Circumstance, It Is Hope that points the 1 In- ger On the Sands of Take-a-Chance. PITCHERS ARE REPUTED TO BE THE MOST HONEST MEN IN BASEBALL. THEY NEVER STEAL BASES. Weather Forecast: Early sum mer. St. Lonis fur sales in one day total $850,000. "Mystery Man Leaves $28,000,- 000" headline. Mystery: my did he leave It? Answer: He died. THESE GUESSES: WHERE I I bought a two-cent postage stamp "I thank yon!" I bought a bit of plug to champ I thank yon!" So matter what I chance to buy Or whe'er the proP Is low or high, I hear the same old battle cry, "I thank yea!" ALL EGGS ARE ALIKE. FALL CRACKS 'EM. ONE NORTHWESTERN IS GIVEN DEFEAT BY AUGTJSTANA TEAM BT J. FRAfTJB TASTE. The baseball game between Northwestern college and Angus tana resulted In a score of 4 to 1 in favor ot the local team Satur day. Fialv SchnelleT. the visiting pitch er, tossed a good' game, bnt lacked the support ot the rest ot the team, particularly the infield. The infield contained a couple ot invet erate crabs who started a small town squabble in the last ot the fourth that nearly broke np the party. The entire game waa fast, close and interesting. Dahlqnist pitched a fine game and waa given excel DUFFS COMlCMdGMNMitllp9'! rr skmS TWO- MELEil mabcied Aut OF A UTJT-E Of M& AS I Mi imiK neist III I 111 TT w"hw ill n Mjme MoT. Birr l porfV "faUlK VOV riftlM APPRECIATE. kn dawghteb! and VoO Took HR AU fROM its DEATH j 1 . . ,. ME SO VOUHd - 1 COPELASD Woodblew Wilson doesn't fancy the idea of ending the war, but he's going to can 5XM) war workers at the Arsenal next month. Ho.-v come! "Carranza's Escape Is Cut Off," saitb yesterday's Davenport Dem. Now the' old kid must be a funny looking bird, after cutting oil his spinach last week. After two starts at Pnnelas Park lust work, it seems that the Bloom ers nhat bloom m the Sprirnr, tra; la. nave nothing to an with the" race. (Apologies to Gilbert & Sul liTan, battery ior "Pinafore") The Socialists are gifted with a rare 6ense of humor. After Eevee Debs has been sentenced to 10 years for trying to paint the nation red, they want him pardoned so he can run for president. FAnT WARNING. (TO HAST, (KHAFFNEH, SHARX) When St. Looie wins a pen nant, When John D. his jack has spent, When a landlord gives his ten ant "o more raises in the-rent, When Bill Bryan is elected. When there's skating in July, When a pretty girl's neglected,. When a truck horse learns to fly, When the old world starts de caying, When we hear Gabe's bugle toot, Then, perhaps. PlI feel like paying Sinety berries for a suit. Once upon a time there was a boxing champ who boxed before the public, but not on a movie screen. The Marching club at the Ar senal reports that .vSrt) new mem bers will be Initiated June 30. "Southpaw Batters Lose Fayor of League Pilots," squawks yester day's Terrible Trib, per Cy San born, in advising the future greats not to cultivate left-handed batting. Perhaps the "pilots" are fed up on Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Tris Speak er, Joe Jackson, George Sisler, etc., etc., etc. EAT AD GROW THUS. After an exhaustive search for a free lunch, our own health vex pert suggests the following menus as curtains for bay windows: BREAKFAST: Knife, nap kin and toothpick. LOCHEOS: Fork, napkin and toothpick. DENER: Spoon, napkin and toothpick. lent support in all quarters. Ockie did not walk a single man through out the game, but drew two walks from Schneller. Schneller had on ly two passes against him before this season. EVANS BUNCH HITS TO BEAT MOLINE SATURDAY, 7 TO 5 Evansville bunched hits with men on bases to win the second game ot the series, 7 to 6. Saturday at Browning field. Bowman weak ened in the fifth to allow the visi tors to tie the score and Aitchlson fllead to hold them. Cotriss pitch ed great ball with mon on. Score: Evansville ...0 0 1 0 2 1 0 2 17 Molina - 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 25 1t II MIOSES ! 1 t-f If II "1 - ,l I I BY ALLMAN macd To reaiizc is asomn OP, the Mcmee. Bdi - ISIttlUs, HH irmEGOB-- Nes, BurTWrwAi A wus Tine Atfo- CArfr COMPUMU Yoo HAD HERVirrM Vou LoMceeiHAU MOST MJIWES WP KUOTtf MILAN DEFEATS LONG VIEW IN INITIAL CONTEST The Milan team, in its first game of the season, yesterday defeated (the Long Views of Rock Island by a score of lb to 6. The contest was played yesterday morning at the Watch Tower park. Ramberger and Williams com prised the battery for the winners during the first four innings. Aid ed by some good fielding, they held the Long Views scoreless in that time. Beswick and Nichols work ed as the battery during the last half of the game and performed tn stellar manner. Callahan and Delke started for the Long Views, but Callahan was found for six runs in .the first in ning and Delke switched from catcher to pitcher. Feature of the game was a home run drive by Williams. Milan plays Edgington next Sun day at the Watch Tower. BRAVES, 1; WASHINGTON, 2. Washington, D. C, May 17. St. Louis evened the series by taking the second game from Washington, 4 to 2. Score: R. H. PI St Louis 4 12 1 Washington 2 7 1 Weilman and Billings; Johnson and Piicinich. You cannot buy Abraham's Pecan Rolls for 20 cents per. They are made only in 1-pound rolls, in the white box with our trade-mark. Nil SEW iff J!mi JsiiJiliif Vjjllii M I St0 C?.' ,rr told T,ryr,lw,m in rmntHlcIhrimld pick irt fl - , w o JO djirsKa. for 30 oen.. or ten ptK-kmm ( JOO ottrMt) - J I " S y 0m k . fch"wi(itrOTmd carton. W Kmnljl rmammtxl Vr I 1 JT carton r tho txxnm or ohom oppy or rian jtm trmToL (T I M T ROCK ISLAND HIGH ATHLETES SPRING SURPRISE ON 10VAUS AND WIN QUAD-CITY HONORS Islanders Show Unexpected Super- iority In the Dashes and - Weight Events. . BY FRT." Rock Island walloped the over confident Iowans by the score of 60 to 4S in the quad-city outdoor track meet held Saturday afternoon on the East Moline track. Daven port had been sure of victory but the Islanders' superiority in the dashes and weight events caused the upset. This is the first time since 1906 that Davenport has been defeated in the event Moline came third with 28 counters and East Moline brought up the rear with one lone point. . The Islanders made most of their points in the short dashes, copping three firsts, three seconds, and two thirds in the 50, 100 and 220-yard dashes. With this lead the locals had no difficulty in forging ahead and finally copping the meet. Har per of Rock Island took the indi vidual honors of the meet with 16 points. He placed first in the 50, 100, and 220-yard dashes and was third in the broad jump. Captain Milstead ran him a close race for individual honors, amassing 15 points in all. Milstead placed first in the shot put, discus, and 440 yard dash. Paddock took 12 in the meet, and Lofgren, although he didn't cop a great number of points, made good time in his events, especially in the relay. No records were broken and the meet was a little below the stand ard set. in past years. The Island er relay team composed of Harper, Paddock, Lofgren and Milstead, which won the half-mile by a good margin, may go to the scholastic relay meet to be held at North western university in the latter part of June. The Islanders took the lion's share of the points in every event that they placed. Davenport took the firsts in the low and high hur dles, Dufnn the Rock Island entry, running third. In the pole vanlt and the mile run Moline took the lead. Rock Island failed to place in these events, but more than made up for it by copping all of the dashes, the 440, all the weight events and the broad jump. Rock' Island succeeded in copping six first places to the red and blue squad's four. Davenport lacked the necessary second and third point getters to make up the other points. Jennings of Davenport was the star for his school, taking first in both the low and high hurdles. This was expected from the begin ning and was no surprise. Shick took the half-mile, as was also ex pected, but his time was 3 sec onds slower than his record on the indoor track. With Ullemeyer dis abled with a sprained -wrist. Sears of Davenport had little difficulty in capturing that event Davenport took the mile relay with little ef j fort but was defeated by Rock Is- land in the half mile. Following is the summary of the meet: 120-yard high hurdles Jennings, Davenport, first: Wind. Moline, sec ond: Duffin. Rock Island, third. Time 17:4. 50-yard dash Harper, Rock Is land, first; Lofgren, R. I., second; An out - c-h-a-l-l-e-n-g-e ! Compare Camels with any cigarette at any price! Camels bring to you looked for in a cigarette! They are so new to your taste, so delightful in their mellow mildness and flavor, and so re freshing, you will marvel that so much enjoyment could be put into a cigarette 1 Camels quality is as expert blend of choice Turkish and choice Domestic tobaccos which you will prefer to either kind smoked straight! And, no matter how liberally ycu smoke, Camels never tire your taste! Your de light will also be keen when, you realize Camels leave no unpleasant cigaretty aftertaste nor unpleasant cigaretty odor 1 Compare Camels with any cigarette in the world at any price ! SEVEN STRAIGHT FOB CUBS WHEN ALEX BEATS BRAVES Chicago, 111, May 17. Chicago'! Cubs made it seven straight yester day by trimming the Braves again by a count of 5 to 1. and the game was nearly twin to that of the' day before, just as the score was. Alexander held the Braves to six safeties and would have shut them out but for a boot by Hollocher in the seventh round, which was the inning in which they scored off Vaughn the day before. The Cubs . clustered their hits successfully in two innings off Bunny Hearn, and the only divergence from Satur day's fracas was that they got busy earlier. Mitchell's men massed six of their nine swats in the first and fourth rounds and earned every one of their tallies. In the other chapters they were fairly placid in their be havior at bat It was a soft game for Alexander, as be did not havA to work hard alter the opening round except in one or two spots when the Braves threatened to come to life. Then the sergeant drew on His reserves and subdued the enemy with ease. Score: R.H.E. Boston 1 6 1 Chicago 5 9 1 Paddock, Rock Island, third. Time 5:4. Mile -run Ford, Moline, firsts Pries, Davenport, second; Simons, ; Davenport, third. Time Five min utes, 3 seconds. 100-yard dash Harper, Rock Is land, first; Paddock, Rock Island, second; Lofgren, Rock Island, third. Time 10:3. 440-yard dash Milstead, Rock: Island, first; Dunker, Davenport, second; Drake, Moline, third. Time 55:4. 220-yard low hurdles Jennings, Davenport first; Pries, Davenport, second; Wind, Moline, third. Time 30. 880-yard dash Schick, Daven port, first; Wright, Moline, 6econd; Kosenkranz, Rock Island, third. Time 2 minutes, 13 seconds. 220-yajrd dash Harper, Rock Is land, first; Paddock, Rock Island, second; Reams, Davenport, third. Time 24:3. Mile relay Davenport, first; Rock Island, second; Moline, third. Halt mile relay Rock Island (Harper, Milstead, Lofgren, Pad dock), first; Davenport, second, and Moline, third. Pale vault Wright, Moline, first; Dietrick, Moline, second; Fedder son, Davenport, third. Height 8 feet, 4 inches. High Jump Sears, Davenport, first; Daley, Rock Island, second;, Hammond, East Moline, thirdj Height 5 foet, 3 inches. Running broad jump Paddockj Rock Island, first; Schick, Daven port, second; Harper1, Rock Island third. Distance 19 feet, 1 inch, t Discus Milstead, Rock Island' first; Koch, Davenport, second;! Schick, Davenport, third. Distance) 89 feet 4 inches. j Shot pnt Milstead. Rock IslandJ first; Wood, Moline, second;! Schick, Davenport, third. Distance 39 feet, 2 inches. i r. 1 ' jt and - out . every iov vou ever unusual as Camels