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,THE ARGUS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10. im.
TOOK FOUR HEATS
'using to report at Columbus .to which
team he was . traded by Decatur.
Jacobsen hd one trial on the roat
and was knocked out in three innings.
HOME RUN MURPHY
F WK HAVE IT
No matter what it is you need
we have it in perfect condition.
'If it is wmething bo rarely
railed for that we do not keep
it. we 'will quickly get it for)
you; . .. . ' ';
H. O. ROLFS, :
TWO HOMERS 111
a day by mm
Islander Center Fielder
Commodores on the -in
and Pray Is Won.
SMEARS ONE FIRST TIMH UP
Wilson IUs the Enemy on . If HiP
.Sot. Being Able to H'
Xose Past Second.
T '..v. L 1... ,15 ,i
Tennis and Fishing
And a Full Stock of Ilasrhall
1619 Second Avenue.
WE ARE THE LEADERS
Rock Island ut Springfield.
Davenport at Bloomington.
Cedar Rapids at Peoria.
Dubuque at Decatur. '
Decatur, 111.. Aug. 19 ( p cial.)
Frank Murphy's two might I ,raft "un
hits were- features of a une-sm-'d Kme
won by tffe Islanders C to (t vi's-e " lay.
Mumhv's smashes came in .ne-Brav
and third Innings with clt;iii has
registerins: Rock Island's lirst-iwo
i mis. and sannins the con.-:'-! 'f -he
Wilson had Decatur a: ii'-i mercy
throughout. Only one .'-inmo1ir.J
reachoit second base. With two dovn
in the seventh. Cote hit a ."'J oaRS
to left. He peiished on s 1 when
McNamara fanned. Wilson wm mf
ler of the situation from Jtut li
I'atlrn I p oa I.oonii.
Tighe's men fattened tli-ir batting
averages at the expense r Pitcner
Loomis. Murphy's home rims opened
a fusuade of hittine. In t le seventn
singles by Berger and Swacina scored
the third run. In the ninth Loomis
went to pieces. Wise was passed.
Stark singled and Wilson hit to right
scoiing Wise and Stark. Murphy
forced Wilison out on second and Ber
ger was passed. Meloan smashed a
two bagger to right, scoring Murphy.
Swacina flew to Burns, ocore:
ROCK ISLAND. A. B. R H. PO. A
Last Race at Davenport s Goes
to W. D. S., Mary K. Be
GOOD T1ME0N HEAVY TRACK
Sidewheeirrs d Around In 2:47 1-4
in the -2:OH H flawvMeet
Islander Outfielder Who Hit Twice
Yetterday at Decatur 'for
Murphy, cf .
Berger. ss .
Meloan, rf .
Kelley. ?,h .
Wise, 2b . . .
Stark, c ...
Wilson, p . .
2 o i;
2 12 0
0 3 ; 0
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Totals 37 ; 12 27 14
DECATUR. A. B. R. H. PO. A.
Barkwell, .lb 3 " I
Jenkins, rf ......... 4 ' ft ft 1 0
Burns, if . . . 4 2 4 1
Foster, lb 3 0 5 1
Cote, cf .. 3 " 1 f, i)
McNamara, c . 3 n O f! 2
Cook, ss ; . 7. . . 3 ' ii ft 2 2
Morgan. 2b ........3 ft 2 1
Loomis. p 3 u 0-1 2
ft ft 3 2 2
0 ft 1 2
it (i ii () :
II II ft 2 ft
1 2 21 K A
It. II. P. A. IT.
112 3 2
it i :'. ' ii
lis 0 ;i
1 1 2 (I . i
2 II It 0 0
. II 1 X II 0
.7 S 27 7 2
Score by innings:
Rock Island ...
;29 i) 4 2" 9 0
..0 000 Oft 000 ft
Srolen bases Berger, Swacina. Two
base hits Cote, Meloan. Home runs
Murphy (2). .Double j.lays Meloan
to Swacina; Burns to MeXamara; Ber
ger to Wise to Swacina. Bases on
balls Off Loomis, 3; off Wilson. 1.
Struck out B-; Looinls, 5; by Wilson,
Wild pitches Loomis. Timn of
game 1:30. Umpire McKenzie. Ai
Kvra llrrak Spriirflrlil.
Springfield. 111., Aug. 19. The
'dubs" and "champs" cut another
double header melon, each eobbliu;
half. Score of the first game:
Ii. Smith, e
M. Smith, p .
fliniichsifn, p ...
Moore, 21i ......
Caff ry n. cf
V. Smith, ss
Sm;th. Biltz (2).
zel. Hits Off M. Smith. "3 in oue-thir l
inning; off Hinrichsen, 5 in seven and
two-thirds inning:?. Struck out By
Hinrichsen. 3; by Walsh. S. Bases on
balls Off Hinrichsen, r; off Walsh, 2.
Da veil port 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 -8
Peoria 1 1 2 ftftftft 2 17
Batteries Hovlik. Gilbert and Hig
gins; Edwards and M. Smith.
Collin' lloiiirro of N Avnll.
Bloomington. 111.. Aug. 19. Although
Collins of the visitors drove the ba!l
over the left field fence twice, each
time for a home run. Cedar Rapids
lost to Bloomington, r to 3. Score
Good time was made, considering a
heavy track dne to the dry weather,
at the eecond day of the Great WesN
ern circuit races at Davenport yester
day afternoon. There were three
events, the first two going in straight
heats and the last going fonr heats.
Mary K., after winning the" first, being
cut out at the wire by W. D. S. The
best time of the day was 2:o'i in the
2:08 pace. The meet closes today.
The summaries are as follows:
2:08 pace. nnrxe'SXOft:
Donax. eh. g., by Ahinda
Governor Searles. blk. g. (Me-
Hazel Simmons, eh. ni. . (Tul
les) ., '
Woodford B.. b. s. (Taylor).
Dick White, s. g. (Spencer)'.
Princess Lulu, s. m. (Dean)
Bystander, b. g. (Hogan)...
5 0 ft ft 0 0 2ft '-7
0 ft 0 ii 0 0 1 Oft 1
Moore. Johnson, F.
Two base hit Ne;
.2 C 2
Richard Grattan, blk. g. (Put
Time 2:S'4, 2:0V. 2:07.
2:14 trot, purse f 1,000:
Paderewski, ch. s., by Con-
stanero' (Ross) ..1 1
Harry Banning, b. g. (Burns).. :j 2
Mantell, b. s. i.McMnbon) 2 3
Iibnda, b. in. (Saunders) 7 4
Surmise, b. s. (Ganoiing) 4 .1
Beauty Wright, b. ni. (Chand:
Allie Conqueror, b. m. (Harri
Time 2:1. 2:ll,fe. 2:11.
2:20 pace, purse 1.00ft;
W. D. S., ch. g.. hv Mam-
brino K. (Saunders) 2 1
Mary K., b. m. (Mc.Mahon).l ::
Hal Perry, b. s. (Falls) 4 2
Gooseberry, b. s. (Morgan). 3 4
Judge Black, blk. k. (Silen
cer) 5 5
Hrother Will.b.g. ( Wilson). C
It Ie rumored that Fred Moore is
teing groomed by Peoria to be man
ager next year in place of Frank Don
nelly. The sale of Donnelly's stock in
the team and the faet that his contract
expires this fall lends color to the
W. E. Hollingsworth, formerly
Three-Eye league umpire who deserted
Pis post to join" Cedar Rapids, has
been released and has made applica
tion for his old . place on the staff.
There is no vscancy for him now,
George Cutshaw and Roy Snyder
went to Dixon on a visit. Monday and
while there wired to Manager Novacek
that they had signed with the Dixon
Biowns. Novacek got busy on the
wire at once with a viw of getting
Purtell and Rondebush from Decatur
and had almost - oompleted arrange
ments to do so. .when he learned i:e
was the victim of. a joke. ' I
Bloomington announces the sale ot
George Cutshaw, second baseman, tol
last game with the Bloomers, as he is
to be delivered at once. . CuUmaw is
playing his second; season with Bloom
ington, being known last year as
"Stanley Stevens." To take his place
Bloomington has secured Alia Roude-
bush, released by Decatur when Louis
Cook was 'signed. "
BLOOMINGTON. R. H. P. A. E.
Keenan, 3b 0 2 ft 1 0
Snyder, ss ft ft 2 2 0
l-ong. cf 1 2 1 1 0
Melchoir. lb 1 2 in ft ft
Cutshaw. 2b 0 1 n 1 ft
Novacek. rf 1 1 2 ft ft
Eiwin, If ..1 2 1 1 ft 0
Croft, p ft ft 71 ft
Rover, p ft 1 1 Z ft
Total 5 1ft 27 11 0
CEDAR RAPIDS. R. H. P. A. E.
Collins. If 2 2 2 0 ft
Deconley. ss . fl 1 3 3 0
Swatcsh, 2b 0 0 3 1.1
Chase. 3h 0 1 2 3 ft
Saillard. lb 0-2 HI 2 0
Nye. rf ft 1 ft ft ft
Kit-sol. cf ft ft 1 0 1
Kelly, c ! 1 3 2 0
Kopecky. p 0ft ft 3 ft
Total : 3 S 24 14 2
Callahan, cf . . .
Cosgrove. rf ......
Hauser ss 0
R. H. P. A.E.
1 10 27 13
:o o r
MONEY VT0 LOAN
On Real tJstate Secnrity.
LUDOLPH & REYNOLDS
Mitchell ft Lynde Euildlnf
Lerchen, lb .
Daiinger, rf .
Buelow, 3b . .
Backoff, cf . .
Ahring, 2b . .
Two base hit Blausser.
By Steiger, 7. Bases
Steiger, 2; off Ferris, 1.
Buelow to Lerchen. f
Umpire Walsh. :
- SECOND GAMR.
- ' ' R. H. E.
Springfield . I . . . .0 0 2 t ft 1 i-4 ; r 3
Dubuque .-.I 0 0 0 11 ft 01 , 0 1
Batteries Bell and Johnson; Ray
Fforta am Darenpt nivldtr.
Peoria. 111., , Ang. 19 Peoria and
Davenport broke even in a double
header. Score of first game;
DAVENPORT. R. H
McGrew, 2b ft
Reitz, 3b 0
tGeyer. rf ..... ft
Harmonth, lb 0
Ohland. cf 1
Murray, if ...i 0
8 27 17 1
1 0 0 0 01
0 1 0 0 0- 3
by : Prtc or Smith.
- 1 )
ft ft 2 ft 0 1 0 2-
2 0 1 ft ft ft ft ft 03
bases Melchoir. Deconley
Two base hit Rover. Thr.--?
base hit Cutshaw. Home runs Col
lins (2). Melchoir. Struck o-.it By
Royer. 7; by Kopecky. 1. Bases jn
balls Off Kopecky. ... Hit by piicher
By Kopet ky, 1. Umpires Ernie and
We Loan Money Privately
11 niAilil lidlHJLJUJ
PEOPLE'S HATIDMALDANKBLDC, ROOM 4U
OLD PHONE. WEST 132 NEW 5109.
OPEN WEDNESDAY AN D SATURDAY NIGHTS
AUTOS GO SUNDAY
Springfleld Register: The only ac
cident In the afternoon that, marred
the pleasure of the sport for the fans
was the retirement of Mr. Walsh, the
ffarless, good looking and just handler
of the indicator who has performed
so nobly during the series. The first
game was so fast that he , wore his JEST FOR LOCAL MACHINES
out, anil (Hiring me interim ae-
Rock Islanders Interested in
Speed Events at the Mile
HIS MONEY NOT UP
Deposited $.",0M Forfeit, 'Which AVas
Covered hy Ketchel Xo Cash v
(Continued on Page Six.)
RECORD OF LEAGUES
-2:11'4. 2;09j. 2:10,,. 2: 11 Vi-
FATS AND LEANS
READY FOR FRAY
Rock Island 65
Cedar Rapids 28
Avoirdupois I ivt rentes Prepared
Wage Hot Battle for lhncllt
of Bethany Huiie.
AT ARSENAL TODAY
Match for ladies' Cbanipionsliip
Comes to a Close Tomorrow
(ood Field of Kntries.
This afternoon the ladies' champion
ship semi finals are being played on
the Rock Island arsenal golf links with
four contestants in the field. Miss
Elizabeth Allen of Davenport is
matched with Mrs. Mixter of Rock In
land and Miss Nan Grace of Davenport
is matched with Miss Elizabeth Nott,.
also of Davenport. The finals are to
be played off tomorrow afternoon, tho
pairings beings determined by the re
sults of the semi-finals today.
In yesterday's pairings some gfloi
scores were made but, in each instance
the victor of the matches finished th
18 holes with' an easy margin over her
competitor. The following were th
Miss Allen Won over Miss Tappeit.
4 tip, S.
Mrs. Mixter won over Miss Lardner,
5 up, 3.r ,
Miss Grace won over Miss Decker,
4 up, 3.
Miss Nolt won over Mrs. Bahnsen,
C- up, 5. i v
Pairings today: v '
Miss Allen plays Mrs. Mixter .
Miss Grace plays Miss Nott.
Steamer Columbia to Muscatine ev
ery Saturday at 4 p. m.
. When the Fats and the Leans clash
at the Island City ball park Saturday
afternoon at 3 o'clock for the benefit
of the Bethany home, some feather
are destined to fly and some, of the
bumps In the diamond will undoub
tedly be flattened out to the right pro
portions. The Fats'.' according to the
latest dope from their training quar
ters, are working hard to rid them
selves of the needless avoirdupois, in
order to be able to cope with the lean
opposition. The Fats are depending
Mrongly on an invulnerable infield ir-
ray to win the game for them and
have directed all their efforts to this
department of the lineup.
On the other hand the Leans ar?
done with their training and arc-lyin.
atound in the hopes of picking up
weight to resist the onslaught of tin
Fats. The Leans are protesting the
action of the Fats who have equipped
;he members of their team with dir
igibles to aid in the voyage around
the sacks. As umpire. George Bennett
will officiate, while E. C. Eberliart will
pilot the Leans over the shoals and
Frank Brough will be the propelljng
lower behind tne hats, special ar
rangements are being made to accom
nodate (he thousands who will doubt
less be at the park to witness the en
counter. As the affair is for a worthy
cause manv tickets will no doubt be
lisposed of. Tickets may he secured
at any of the following places: Ben
netts sporting goods store. Thomas
drug store, Harper house drug store.
Hartz drug store. Bijou cigar store.
Arcade cigar store and O. C. Wengr
!n -Safety building.
Pittsburg . . .
New York ..
Brooklyn . ; .
Boston . . . . 1
LINE 0' DOPE
A movement is on foot Jo riiak
vianager mm or untie JtocK president
if the Southern Atlantic. Virginia ami
Blondy Parkins, Davenport's leading
iltcher, is not with the team on this
rin. He 19 kept in Davenport hy ill
less, but expects to be all right in
"ew days. ..
"I love my sun but O. you. shade
Umpire Earla is quoted as saying ye
erday at , Bloomington. -Sain, th
tame thins here and probably on all
he other diamonds where he. has offi
Shortstop Blackburn, who will report
o the Chicago White Sox in th
pring, has : cost Comiskey Jlfl.ft.lft.
The Old Roman gave 4fi,5ftft rash and
hree playerw valued at f 3,509 for the
Beany ,Jacobsen fa reported toi haTe
?one to his old. home in Kansas, re-
Kffort Will Also he .Made to fjowei
Track Record Several Motor
. ... .47
Philadelphia '. .; 07 42
Boston .'.7... 07 44
Detroit 05 43
Cleveland .... 57 54
Chicago 53 55
New York 4!) 58
St. Louis ".'.".. 43 2
Washington ..32 77
"'"'..;. w. l. pet.
Minneapolis ... 70 54 .5C5
Milwaukee ...67 54 .554
Louisville ... 63 60, .516
Columbus Gl f,2 .496
Kansas City 58 63 .479
St. Panl 58 63 .479
Indianapolis 57 67 .460
Toledo 56 67 .455
THREE-EYE LEAGUE. .
Decatur. 0; Rock Island, 6.
Springfield, 1-4; Dubuque, 3-1 (sec
ond game seven innings).
Peoria. 7-7; Davenport. 1-8.
Bloomington, 5; Cedar Rapids. 3.
Chicago, 1; Cincinnati, ft.
Pittsburg, fi-2; St. Louis. 3-1.
Philadelphia. 1-4; New York, 14-5
Detroit. 0; Chicago. 2.
Cleveland. 3-3; St. Louis. 0-2.
New York, 0-3; Boston. 3-6..
Washington, 1; Philadelphia', 2.
Milwaukee, 4; Columbus. 2.
Kansas City, 8-4; Toledo. 1-2.
St. Paul, 0; Louisville, 2.
Minneapolis, 2; Indianapolis, 0.
Galesburg. 3; Beardstown, 0.
Macomb, 2; Canton, 0.
Monmouth. V); Pekin, 1 (1ft innings)
Topeka, 1; Sioiix City, 9.
Wichita, 6; Lincoln, 10.
Denver, 2; Omaha, 1 (six Innings,
Pueblo, 2; ,Des Moines, 0. . .
WISCONSIN-I ILLINOIS LEAGUE.
Appleton. 2; Freeport, 1.
Oshkosh, 1; Madison, 2.
, Green Bay. 3-7; Rockford, 4-4.
Fond. do Lac. 0; Racine. 1.
- CENTRAL LEAGUE
Smith Bend, 4T ZanesvHle, 1.
Fort Wayne, irWheeling, 3.
Grand Rapids,' 4;"Terre Haute, 0J
Dayton, 3; Evansville, 4.
Burlington. 9; Hannibal..!.
' Kewanee, 5; Jacksonville, 3. '. :
Ottnmwa, 4; Quincy, 2.
. Waterloo. 0; Keokuk, 1.
The challenge issued by C. B. Pier-
reonnet, owner or a jjuick racing car
in Clinion. has been accepted by Pete
Petersen of Davenjiort, and a 10-mile
race has been arranged as the first
automobile event in a race meet at
the Davenport mile track next Sunday.
Three other automobile events, includ
ing a 10-mile Tace for touring cars
stripped, costing from $1,499 to $2,999
in which several Pope-Hartfords, a
Marmon Buick. possibly a PiercerAr-
row. and several other cars whose
owners do not care to have it known.
Itock iMlandern lo Comprtr.
A match race between the two Buick
runabouts owned by Drs. Burkhartand
Foster of Rock Island will be the third
event on the program and has aroused
considerable interest among tri-city
motorists. The fourth automobile event
will be an effort to lower the track
record, which will be open to all.
Two motorcycle races have been ar
ranged. The first will be a 20-nnle
match race between G. R. Myers of
Davenport, who will ride a twin-cylin
der Indian, and Gus Scheppers of Mo-
line, who will ride a twin-cylinder
Reading Standard. Another motor
cycle event will be a 10-mile free-for-all,
for which many, entries have al-
readybeen received. There will also
be a 5-mile single cylinder motorcycle
There will be a spceial train from
Rock Island and Moline to the
Handsome silver cups will be given
for each event. Those desiring to en
ter these events should communicate
at once with L. M. Barton of the Dav
enport Democrat, as the entry list
closes Saturday night at 10 o'clock.
New York, Aug. . 1 9. .lack John- r
son's statement in the west that. he
already has $5,00(1 deposited inJKew ;
York as ' a forfeit with Jeffries . is
denied by the sporting editor whom
he named as depositor. Johnson tie
posited $5,00(1 with a sporting writer
declaring the first man who covered
it would be entitled to & fight with
Willus Britt was on the spot im
mediately and covered the $;,0ft0
with a like amount for Stanley
Ketchel and Johnson immediately
signed articles to fight Ketchel in
California in October and the money
$10,000 in all, was transferred to
sporting writer in ban rranctsco.
who is now stakeholder.. There fore
it is declared here Johnson has not
deposited any money as a forfeit to ,"
Attell and Stone Draw. ;
Saratoga, N. Y.. Aug. 19. Abe A-
tell the featherweight champion, anl
Harry Stone of New York fought 10
rounds to a draw last night before Him
Saratoga Athletic club. Until the last
two lounds it was a tame exhibition.
In th? fur: four rounds Stone waa
very cautions and Attell had a lead on
points. In the next round fighting was
even. Percer.te Win3 "River" Fight. " ,
Evansville. Ind.. Aug. 19. Joe Per
cente of Chicago was given a decision
in the fifth round over Kid Bryson cf
Louisville in a prize fight here lat
night. The fight was held in - a
steamer on the Ohio river. . .
ALEXANDER AND HACKETT
Pair Again Capture Tennis Doubles
C hampionsliip of I. S. .
Newport, It. J., Aug. 19. F. B. Alex
ander and H. H. Hackett, who have
held the national lawn tennis cham
pionship in the doubles for the past
two years, easily won the title for the
third tl.ne today by defeating M auric i
H. McLaughlin and G. O. Janes.
Pacific coast champions, in straight
Might Be Looked Into.
Sporting Editor Argus Is it noi
about time that the attention of th.'
Decatur authorities was called to tint
ilzss that attempts to scrawl sporting
:lope for the Decatur Herald? j
"In order to prevent excursions from
Decatur to the Pasteur iui-fitute :t
seems as though this creature should
be chained up or shot. Think of the
innocent women' and children.
.-If its case is no more serious than
that of "Him Jayrs." etc.. across the
"Nile maybe a -little Omega oil would
adjust matters. '
At any rate this care should be in
vestigated. , Yours at the rat hole.
Mushhill Tigers Winners!
-Tbe Mush Hill Tigers walloped the
Sluggers in a one-sided contest yes
terday afternoon by a score of 24 to' j. 1
Grams for the Mush Hills held the
Sluggers down to a few scattered hits,
wliile Koester of the opposition, proved
asy pickings.. The batteries- were
Grams and Mitchell for the'Mnsh Hil'..?
and Koester and Managhan for the,
Sluggers. , ' . -
Steamer Columbia, to MuscaUno ev
ery Saturday- at4 p. m .
Nineteenth St, -South of Har
Meet Me at the
1,000 Seats IOC
A Few Reserve at 2tte. ' .