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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1913.
WRESTLERS HERE READY FOR MATCH Al Ackerman and Jack Lewis to Meet at Roller Skating j Rink Tomorrow. SEAT SALE IS RAPID, Promotert Say They Will Have Big Crowd Out for Flrt Card Given by New Club. t The R. D. M. Athletic club prom-' Js' a jrreat wrestling card for tomor row evening at the Rock Island roller skating rink. Ai Ackerman, welter weight champion of the world, and' Jack Lewis, "the Pittsburgh tiger," , will engage in the greatest wrestling! match that haa taken placs in the tri cities since the farmer Hurns-McLeod j mrtch in Davennort In 1? 9U. i The club officials realize that the tri-city fans are desiro'iB of seeing the belt men in the business and havo , spared no expense in arranging a card ' ti nt will be sure to give more than , satisfaction. ; . e club, in addition to the above. I ) Matched John Strohl of Genesee' l J i ioyd Do:;jer of I'oio. )!1., both of v i are big fellows over the 2)) y i.,.d mark. Their match in doubt w ill be a. hard lought one as the club l.a-j promised the wmrifT a future mi ten with some of the dig ieliows. Th'-re w.!l b" other Airy interesting' preliminaries that will please those in i attendance. Ainint. j r :5iSaSJ vrrious quarters of the league he is Lewis arrived in Ku-is i'-Und yester- , T C?f$tC& i f.voroel. He is head and shouUers day from Flint, Mich., where he wo;i J j jQ&jfiSjiSlb i abevo all others in practically every a hard fought bout with Farmer Wat-, t -J ; city in the league, aside from those H.n. The "tigT" i now making his j "BOUGHT AND PAID FOR" ! towns wh0 are sporting 'favorite i. adiuart rn at the lluck Island Lous.; , 'sons.' It might be paid that Mn the Arkerman arrived in the city today at j It has been only a few years mce cage of Haye8 u ,s not a .favorite neon and has quarters at ttie New ra run of a legitimate drama ui i-json" proposition; it is a clear cut bus iit tpcr. i:.,th men are In KplendiU cou-, fago fcr four weeks was considered ; ir()f.8 SUggegtjon. c::t Ion and et:ch f-.l ronfuleiit that he ' of fufT.cient importance for extended! -various qualities make him th h! be returmd the witiiKr. j comment lK)th in the newspapers and ne(r apparpnt. in the first place he Seats were placed on i ale at thn by word of mouth. The fart that j is known throughout the baseball land t kuting rink box l!ii e yenterday af-; ttrnoon Mill lleie has been a t.t' -ady 'i- inand fir tin in The ch;t has pro x !'.-I 4bii re'red rinpBide reats. uith ;i ( elK r;;J adfii: hloll cf l) Centd f .r the m-h of t!l ho.lse Tf O'llar;;, wc II l:nov n i v res' ling cinl' H, has b li etigjifed to referee tlie HiRtcb) i f tl." cvelilri. ' INDEPENDENTS a ifn Fifl TO I??!?.? Hivl't PrHi I Uf fit 7l!l!i UvLl U Vfc 11 E;tch Ttam Takes Three Vic tories in VhiriwinJ Style Salzmann Ilh, C05. It wriK one. tv.o, three, last evening i il i- ('i.nimirrial li'iwling b-agtie ser- i.-. I ur tlie Col:s. tht- rhampioiis plow i !: r i li tl ' .' ..nr.cih I;; v. '.iirh lud i ;. I . - nil tin- Si. ..'I r.lYyii. Every !. it. inr ol the ivia w"..s in good form n' : bowled in i mcit capb1!' manner. i I'ptitm Sal.uiai'.n Wjt .n h!H u ettie a1 (I -'t a p;;ce tha; I. i. fellow ti-ani-iiiiiti-H eoiild not foil w. His trore for ,t! three tlltH war. C".". The Independents were a!n) there viMl the lipe.-d. lakiPg tl'le.' glUivH fimn the Tn t'elH till the IhtrniH alleys. The averiigen of the Im! j't-lnl -lit IioaI i!s were fiiir'y gioi. "lm:i'" hurtiis t ; plug the lini of ihe te:!in with 544. 'i l.e H-ol es fellow ; COLTS. Mueller 1-m 207 127 lMlil 1- 151 ls: Cclllns 14 17H 14'i J II. WU-b. 14it li'i" Kiil.'inann I'lC 234 2"5 7"4 '.'"'. Siil MAKdON'S. F.tiindt 133 11G 147 L:fi.rty 147 134 11 l!i;erUtedt 17". 171 14". l;. it. -..dorf 133 !7! 137 ht.r.dt 146 INS 7S 7i- S '3 iNi)Eri-::;pKNTt. L llnrins 1'21 145 K.S Veal 153 157 1M h , ul.- 15: ""' Keii.-ree 15 14: KS I'Ltum 112 154 1-2 v; 757 f.9 riti:T7i::.s. St.irk ,. 170 127 153 Until ' 133 154 107 l .iinseii 135 145 121 ll.imptnn 144 14V lj Kitty ;Cl lu'J 15V .14 45 v r.ii 0i 5 24 5S :i:i '.".V3 Zbynko Throws Feller. 1 iuH.i n.tMtis. hid.. Jan. S. Zbyszko, tlie heavyweight wrestler, threw !r. Holler la ktraight f-i a. Holier was l ii.u. .1 to the ma- with a toe h )ld iu :54. The bcwnd throw lame in 10 n.iiiutes i.n a combination wrist and l'.e.;d hold. V M P 1 R F J 11 E A J. -R. K,Z TONICHT EMMA CARUS WITH ENTIRE CHANCE OF PROGRAM THURSDAY, JAN 9 Phone West 70S. :z) i 1 POPULAR MAT MAN TO ACT AS REFEREE Ted O'Hera. Officials of the R. D. & M. Athletic club are pleased to announce that they oave secured the Fervices of Ted C'TIcra, one of the best known and tr,8t popular referees in the wrestling J K?mP ei nora nas Deen me mira man !l ,ne r'iat n some of the biggest Ir'at fds pulled off cards pulled ofr in the middle ! west. He wns the referee in the Gotch-' Jr nkins po at Dps Moines several ' ;.fir; agr and the Westorgnard-Mah- mcut match at Omahii last winter, i-.e h,)g o en asked to referee the bout be-1 wi . in' -Anient. an ucawwc i t-uai:ipiun- ... . - , . . ship at Minneapolis th? latter part or " 1 . i ; "ftought and Paid For." George Broad- buists greatest pr.iy, is now in tne fhutth four-week perl-xi. and playing ; to almost crowded houses, without j any i-pecial fuss being made over it, 1 an indication both of the growh of theatrical interest in Chicago and the iu-t-n-51 in x m.. w. .r. najes is me misiuehs ueaa ui ; bonus for sieninc Presnatian now1 4.ro,.g appeal of the play at William the local club-the oldest in the. The s.a'eme.nt was remarkable over 0 000 in i LST? :V:L1 lte: h."..!!r" 'I?,J7 lUrLneI!tPfor three year.- work? including i i Hi rot , rritwess theatre, me hunarea-n per-, r-rman. e i tne piay a- tne rrincess was tiiven rnuay nigni. Jan. o. auu ; 1 tin- business that week was one of the ' st s""p t!K' opening pcrformanee l:ht -tobrr. So readily has the at-! t-:idi'iue been mbintaWicd and even j 1 im leased tha- it is M'li'e possible Mr. j lirady will be forced to alter his ten- j t:.tive plans of bringing "Hindle ... . .. ... .. '. ... , :ii;i's to inis tneatre tins spring. Mr. Hrady's success in the tiieatrieal . . . prraucing Du.siness nas neen so pro-1 in ii;in il iinl ki uniformly MViHational i J tha h- is coming to be known as the "inanng'-r with the Miilas touch He i;-....i i i h;. innav .... ..,.ol..l....l.. 1. ,..:il lit lij. li;itiU C i ...Miiriti ii, in . mahi.it; a hi-; .-ii'-coc. -Bought a id Pi" id For" is to be produ 1 in London March: ml tentative arrineements l::i . bet n ma Ii' by him with Sir Beer-bel.-ii Ti r-c Tor he production at the h.tter's Ixmdou playhouse, His Majes ty"s tlieatie. of the dramatization of Louisa M. Alcolt's f.i nn'JS book. "Lit tle Women." Amonn Ihe fortheom I; g lirady prodjctii'iis in this cou-i ry jii.-' unotl.er d::i!t.:tt!zaliiiu of an Al ref st'.ry, "An 0'. Pavilioned Girl;" a play by Frederick Arnold Kunimer c:lleil "The Painted Women:" a pliy by Mice Lenl Pollock and Kiia Wel ti., .ti c; iled "The Co-'Irsi ond'Mit." and "'Ihe M;:u Wit' Foitr.d the Way Jules Eckert C;.oodi:iuii. K "J ;rr (irkics slati:d FOR TilK MINORS nyt -first . s-vii; Art Griggs. Art Griefs, ttalwart first backer for tha c-iwvel-n.fi Vaim anturont'v mutt - . ' ' ' o r j Clevelaiid intends disposing of him before the spring training trtp is made, end the seven other teams In ..r.n cii'f mw'nr league rnmnanv. 'I t- Ieufe.au are already in possession of Letter all-round men than Griggs, who are holding down the nr.- cssa K-n. 462 " ;.i eTf:k 2333 S!.V'"" 501 ' k. f .jff, 1 ' s, ! J: 401 Sj;-r:-.4-:V t (K'J 4.v. hciii'f-. C4S'crjhL& --! UV',. I k Griggs did not play up to his rvpu- ! iu a eight-round bout at Memphis Jan. tation during the last yer. He is iio jl3. then takes on HUiiard Lantt. the longer speedy euou'i to suit Manager Canadian wc'.t- r iitle hohier. at In-Bw-niiiihani. T'.ie job of piuch hitter 'diMiapViis Jan. 15. .-aid Tommy Howtll m'ght h.ie been reserved for him. for i" rounds at. Kansas City Jan. L'2. but he did so pooriy in this role last Immediately after the first, of Fe a2t dulermilied UpCU. FOR TEARNEY JOB Davenport Newspaper Urges Him for President of the Three-Eye League. . Says the Davenport Democrat: "Jim Hayes of Davenport, president of the Three-Eye league. It has a natural founding about It. It does ( not knock one off his feet as other ', names would. And so the name of j the local baseball man, one of the i leaders of thought In the Three-Eye ller.giie as well as in minor league baseball, is being urged for the presi idfLcy or the Three-Eye. "There is this one contingency. J Tearney is now president. But a re ' fcrm wave has struck Tearney amid- ! su.ps in unicago. His guard -was down and he is getting a lot of ad verse advertising on it. The charge that )f violating the saloon ordinances j of Chicago is well known. 1 "In Davenport little has been said with reference to Tearney and his ' troubles in Chicago. But elsewhere in the league the ebullition has start- The pots are boiling in Decatur, Peoria. Bloomingtbn and elsewhere. They are after his angora. Sentiment hes turned against him. They ara clamoring for his impeachment. Var ietur candidates for the place have al ready been named but none of them ... .." , . . ........ .... l , ,.. . srlied with reference to it. It la not , , . , known whether of not he would con- . . , , . . , encporters are confident that he would I be the best that could be secured. In ! among minor and major magnates. ne has made a scietitiSc study of baseball as a business and he has n;ade it pay in Davenport when near - : ly al. other minor league towns were ' hitting the rocks. .Mr. Hayes is the business Dead or,"' l" i - uu. ever since tne league was launcnea. , iast year ne conauc:ea tne nusiness i enu Biong su. u uues as to mue i..e , attendance figures bound beyond any other In the league, 'lnere was no j comparirion with the attendance of the local club and those of it3 nearest j ri als. Another plan that has brought ou. j his baseball knowledge is in the mat-j ...- rt n., Il . -l I -. o I. i . i (v In tV)A anrlllt, 1 l-r ""' , ot the ear he was assigned to tne !eir et Hfoftln h fcohclnln ftw fTirt! T 7i: .... .... ... - - - - tin Trampii nnn inr in ur irum ' " tiicun anu auuiutri mi.vtw York's present governor, there tt'ice, the last one being made merely He fought at the I meeting for the four-trip schedule. It went tnrousn all rlsnt but wnen i . .! rinirrr.foQ it ba r.iner rlulip. 7 'A : "'"V , ' ; ' . " home they took a f lant at it from tue standpoint of mileage and kicked. They did not look at it from the other I tiue- LUUl VI lllK.'.Uf, fun 111(13 a w a j ana suon stays at nome. ao wuen. .v. ..a .k ,i,t,, i, .ith a mlinatton. they w ! satisfied. P.ut on that draft long scr - ' W were necessary. , "It bought some teams tog(Cier for four g'uiu s at a whack. Of course the attendance suffered and ihe different clubs were out that mu-h. The In vestment of further mileage would liKve been a good one, they found out.: The most staunch Miprn.rtern of the i !....... . iicie-.nii l u au.un.c.i i.iv it lu....-u out bad iefflce to the notorious Tammany ring ; "'"""b ira,nM) - -- .. . "Down in the southern end of the or to Its chief. The whole country i to name a new board of directors t.o i ore to be found among the pitchers circuit thev are bringing all sorts of will be In erebted to r, how ho keeps handle -he affaire cf the club during than M any oth-r portion. Tiie. pitch charges a'.nst Tearney: that he : his New Year's resolution. (the coming seascn. ; cr tverks a foou dejl harder than he draws a si.us salary fur doing noth-; . , ...pant cf any other position, but ,h h,. ,.vr t,nun i Beat. Mn Twle His Sl. CMRnrftM IIQIMft WIRRDR i h doesn't play as cfien. and bes.des .v ... ... . .. .. t-j answer hlB correspondence m Fhort that hla interenis in the Three- i Eye are connne:l to tho money tnat ne igfts ct;t of it. However that may ne, jit can be shon conclusively that Mr. Ilajos U Just the opposite. One of tue Hint llinigs ne ooes iu me morn j Inj; is to look over the mall and fire i back the answers if there be any. And ; if you break in on the trend of His I thought Ahile he is doing this, unless ! your business is of importance, you v. a . a i "Heretofore It has been understood I . . A ,, A . K i that Mr Hayes has declined to become . i . , m , ; a car.didste for president of the ! leaRtiB, But that was some time ago. il' is likflv that he would consider it K.w.iilrl Twirnfv tie ousted although te ' himself has not uttered a sound as to itbe Tearney case. Nor has he been approached with reference to beeora ; inp a candidate should the t ws?col all Prancnes or ainle.ics at bi. Xi- i uldermau be ousted. I Jack Boyle Dead. Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 8 Jack Boyle, at cne time a famous catcher , on -he Cincinnati Redlegs tesm and; later with St. Louis, Chicago and j Philadelphia, succumbed a his home; here to an illness from which he had been suffering for some time.. He was J 45 years old. In 1Ss6, at the age of 17, . a k .k- r. i ru i , i M U O DCt U. : vj .m ...uc i . . , r-u; isKey securea uiui .ur Uc v .v-u i , j . i- km , uromeriiooa vea-iu m io-"'. ' j Bronsan Lands Three Bouts, ; Indianapolis. Ind., Jan. S. Ray Bron i son, claimact of the welterweight championship, is one of the buskst of - ; rili.t, with three matches in the lit. -T Uii.fc. lie iiitrtia jj i r iwiij jirii ground ite world. WHO'LL BOSS X. Y.I SULZER OR MURPHY I . v . ar -. J - jj J l , ' , -W y f - 1(4. '(ta. -ff.rt A Got, Snlser (at ihr top) and Cbarle Murphy. Albany. N. Y. When William Sul zer was inaugurated governor of New York the o her day he made a re markable statement. "The people have elected me governor," he said, j jt, ... ,.j ..i u I not Burrender the TJus ' " h u"d" lhA. - i l "l ! a.., ,uauC ,v,0 a.u- -j """'r' 6. . , . - usual. Hut in New i ork it is differen. a goon majority or tne ueiegatos to the convention which nominated Sul- zer were hand picked by one Mr. Charles Murphy, boss of Tammany Ila.I. 1 hy were Murphy s tools, ready to dance at his bidding. As I" .... .... ,1 f .11.4 . . . . V. J . . 1 . UJ(,,, ueU .uipuy um um uimn 'wise to make them dance at all. but'1"11"-18 'sue ai.eiiois at an aujourn-, i. . i i, .i. 1. 1 ' 1 lUe.v lUuUBuf Kct xt . .1 .. . uroi. ii.vr, uuKiiuauu .ill. . 1 1 , 1 ' i . I fol.p does' not owe his nomination reflIy lQ Mr Murphy, but he latter thinks that Mr. Kuizcr should feel in- Het.te,! m hi-n fnr T,er,n'ttlnr Ml.r'a ...... ,...u.u. ......... rj.j. ...... nomination. Mr. Murphy wr.s a r-.--.it p-.wer lninvt" men instead or lour. , he state hou. during tne Li:: ad:n - .r. - ' at lorto 1. Man' bciieve that Murnhv came nearer iinsnrir.K ...... ; the description of governor dur.ng ' th8n did Mr. Dlx him- ! arrangement proved very ' ttsfae'ery to the Tammany cnlef. as ' tbere were many jobs lo hand out and some iat contracts. Mr. Sillier, apparently. Is of a dif ferent sort, lie is able, hcncEt, demo cratic, and has made a good repu a tion in congress. i in Hr...u foul i ''ke Jeopai diziug hits reputation by i Giirri.nrlorlii'r unv r,f tho iinii-ora r.f hla - t, - . , - i Ios An-.ds. Cul., .Jan. S Lorln Par-i i melee, e. Jockey who is paaning the! winter Jn Los Angeles, tinew his 119 ' pounds again:.; ihe bulk or a would-be ; burglar v.eijaiiiiB tw'ce us m:c'u in a note. here ;at night, t.hrashed him and led hl:n off to Jk II. - Emerging from his rco'.n, Pr:ne!?e's attemion was at tracted by ihe stealthy movements of the man. IJe ,'jiiet -tloned tl,e intruder and the latit-r tr.: ri'l?-l u!'h him. The v'si'or was '.ui'.y Leatrn in jiie Hinig- e'-e that fol'ov.c-d. Tha hllege.1 bur- b glar s weight was reeorded at the po- f. , ,, , . lice station as 2:n pounds. , j j "fUd" Kel.ey to Practic, Law. Kankakee, 111 , Jan. 8 Albert ( Red I ; Kelley, coach of athl?tica at St. V.ator j college, will practice law at Kankakee. . - : He will continue to a-:t as ineiru.r.or ! aioi s. POSLAM CLEARS INFLAMED COMPLEXIONS! ' fe. -t a miK-t ru-anme- .i tne .im i -" - reuioai oi t.iinitit'b ana minor blem , d cUann tr r. i,.r r.h.-., l I .. .. ,i One cr two over-nht apillcat-r ns will work wonders in driving awav . -----. 0 i lze-d t'ie inter.sely active healing power by which i-efciaai effects cutnuiete ; riuum.uC .loppfJs aUUh- ,U1JT ST C i! ce rosuiM auAf Keeps tne e'iin se cure aEaius; uistase. imnroves its co'or an 1 text.ire. soothes t.-'nder skin, makes cciupl-xicr clear, purifies ths scalo. AH drueeif.? (--ell Prs'am I r.ric-6 5.'t Fkp inrice .ole'p. irrtfe tr crriTs. fra Foiiam -'ntsL Fcr f-ee gap ftnerperr- tAtr?,? m i-z s est l f-iiy-aiiu oirfci... .e icrK vny te' '"inaii'J Ir'-ri'iiii- J- -----'-ifrii'Tiii 'irt il nVi" ?-'" ----':'-"-.-1r,' -- 1.. -- j .... ai . - . .1 Auspices R., D. & M. Athletic Club SKATING RINK, ROCK ISLAND w restiini FLOYD DOWER Polo, III., welQht 13S. OTHER NOTE Regardless of the five fal33 in 30 minutes, or Reserved Ringside Seats on Phone West 2021. ROGER'S-RELEASE COSTS THE CARDINALS $66,500 St. Liouis, Mo, Jau. S. A resume of the Roger Bresnahau case shows that the club has made one of the most monumental blunders in the historv o? baseball and allowed a valuable as- j Sf '. of the club to go free witiicut a j siiigie cent m return and all because Napland war-gun. recalls again the Saler, Chase, Stahl, Gandi:, Mclnjes, of the whim of the woman owner. The parallel careers of tho big French-' Johnson and Stovall all comparative approximate figures showing how llie man an,d the Flying Dutchman the ly youngsters. Second base, too. Is t.uo am useu out 01 a nice piece 01 two grea est landmarks of swat. Larry coin follow: : and Wa-r.er still stand supreme ac.ros3 Koger was obtained from New York Time's trail with no one close, aad at a cott of four of the best players the nearness of their rival records is then wrrh the Cardinals, .Murray, jone of lh& interesting by products of Fiomme, Karger and "Bugs" Raymond, j tue pas j.ne At the lowest these men were worth! WagnerVas born in 1S74. IaJoie in in lue aggregate' When Bresnahan was released, in-, 3;uh' birthdav. and September 5. Lar stead of being sold or traded, the club rv. ?Stn sacrificed a talc price of at hast S15,-1 " . V . .' .. , . , tl . . . . . , 1 I-ajoie s big show engagement he- t -j r, , , . ; addition, to get rid of Roger and his! centract, the club had to pay ?1 1.500 to drop the "incumbus" so many club; have since sought. The grand total of tl.ii conservative estimate is $6G,500 and it's bedror-k, too. Roger is believed to hr.'e got $10,- ?('" as a bonU3 fronl -Vnrpliy. Accord- ii:- to nresnanan ne w"i sitn ior curee as he r.cetves the doc-1 meat from Murphy. lie will receive ' Eit,nini. nrMnilh.n ,. : .1 e. sum. said to he siirimk h rereiv.-i , ,..,, aftprnn,n frnrn rnP. dinals as settlement 0f his broken con- t -.I-: ! W-l $150 I SALARY LIMIT Magnates Meet and Fix Amcunt to Be Paid Players. j Miiwa. i,-oe vi i,n 8.ivu,i.J , ; ' ; i ed TTieetiiii? veKterclav nftpmnnTi ftilnnt. - . t tl nit- ai, u Tii:ivt-i . v mi ll- a i- thorized the president, Fran!; U. di-iVVe;ia Grrm Ray. and Vice President Charles F. Moll,' Milwaukee, to draw Jir.ittccl atia up-two scneuuK's to du the next meeting, and decided to n.nintain an umpire staff cotifistin of. l lne two'srnc;ii;ies to tie suimi'tteii , i w "1 eor.slst of 12G and 1 10 games, ah games curing tne season oi i win ' iltt ni-x-ed under pi ..jea unfler a straight guarantee of $40 Instead of $50. President Weeks announced that It i'.uos not appear a1 the pre-ent time as if Lhere would be any change in th circuit, as all clubs, including Aurora and Kockford, were represented. Th clubs' reason guarantee is t he nost - ed by the Uith of February and Au. roni moil win Know wnnin nays ir.o exact condition of affairs in that cliy. it 13 planned, U was made I.HOW II at i ........ ,. , UIIUUWIIJ WVJIIUU OPERATES ON OWN HEAD Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 8 Driven I.) desperation by pain and nls Inabil ity to cecum a sut ss:n who cov.li re lieve him, l)r. V . 11. Beck ofjtiili--field, Minn., btoo.l before u mirror m his ollice, niade an Iiu'.bicn juai l i his left jaw, cut uw.iy I Lo tb hh u o. i ihe point of the cliiii ulmot-.i io l: e left ear, scraped the bone u.'.d tii-.:.i tewed up i'ae. v.o'ind. Ills cper 1 .n, h.e..evci, ail :1 to relieve hnn o. t. gio'Alh, which tl.reuiened to dtatroy the jawbone, and Lcday he Is in a Io cii hobpiial where another operation has been performed. Wren Ur. Beck performed bis own operation he was aiaed only by a uttrse, who waa the fiist to give v.ay under the strain. Keeklik Wi.l Hold Regjua. Keokuk, Iov.a, Jan. 8. ( on:;aodvjre Burton 'Wilkinson of ihe Keokuk Mo- I tc iioat elm) aiiiiotinc -d today .':;; i -j never has been ai.y i ti'ort to have i'-ie. jjul reatLa of tiie Mississippi "V.".ey i atsociation postponed, as repriru d, i.r.d i tl ere is noi any (jucaiion that the ':?, j t'f-nt will corr.e to this ci.y oa the a:-i- uiirned (ialef, Juiy 3, 4 cud 5. Ketchell Defeats Moyers. Stockton, 111., Jan. 8. Steve Kc-tii- or -nicaeo aeteiteu Oeorge Alcytrs - , - " ere. Ketc'aell sec red Ann ,ua ,.,1 n ,-, "w - - ov.. iwu..., lhe ( hlcaSo Pp ioo.hM sUr, noc.v ed out Tommy Smith. ' WresUe Two Hcurs to a Draw. l:xan, I.I., Jan. 8. Ted Tonn-rman and "Voung" Jordan wrcs'.led f'.r fo hturs without a fall her'. The match v.a.: under the auspiefs of tie Dixoa A.iil.-tic kssociatlcn. j Paybrook. etui. The fiiatkhall jschcol. a private iny.tiiutit n at Bisr& - 25l-aL burued to ,htt ero.md. No cne: tb" , was injured, aithoufeh 04 pup'is wire; f in t-e gymnaaiuni. i In Ce J btarttd. the ! Match AN vs. JACK LEWIS . JOHN STOHL Geneseo, III, weight 204 PRELIMINARIES ANNOUNCED LATER outcome of this match, Ackerman agrees to beat Brondell Brondell, Eoumas and Hartman, all in one hour. sale at Skating Rink, $1.00 GENERAL ADMISSION Wagner and Lajoie Real . Veterans of Big League The flurry cf dope whieh proclaims the near retirement of Nap Lajoie, the lK7."i rphrmrv 4 will 1i V:ip-iier'a pan with Phi.adelphia m 1S06, .i.i, -n lm- Wag- uri n niiu liUUinillir 11. 101, This gives Lajoie 17 years of major league work and Wag.ier 16 seasons beneath the big tent of 'lie game. In these 17 years Lajoie has batted over .400 once, over .350 nine times and over .300 15 of his 17 years. Wagner has never hit over .400, but batted over .350 .even Umes and ver .300 through all 18 seasons. Lajo c's total batting a 17 years is .802, WaSne Trn is ,344. Lajoie's total br.tting average for the r's for the 16 In 1907 and 1908 Lajoie fell below .300 and the same done flurrv nro- claimed that he was passing and would sooa reach 'he end of his trail. Ye t in the last four years his average has been -324, SS4, anJ -363 which indicates that h1 is still fairly pveficient with the old ash furniture. Wagner has led the Na ionai often- '"an Lajoi has led the American. hut this In rood Dirt was due to the ! fact that the Du'chman never hap- - nened to have a certain athlete named Ty Cobb to work against. As Cobb batted .420 and .410 in the last two j seasons, the Frenchman was facing fr1or'i hope us batting leader of his clan. Wagner leads by a good margin, however, in stolen bases and in the fact that he has worked in 125 games or more every season, while injuries have bumped the Cleveland premier below the 100-game mark five seasons. ThiVrani old win or league has been releasing thesa two stars an nually for some time, but vhe.i spring arrives each year a number of prom- ' "'K '0UnS Pitchers are a ways will-j ' U,'"1IJ' l wua 8 " K""w nu7 ' ! '::in,r ''at ''Hhy wal at ar.yhinT Li re.ch, which means ! v.iinin nvn ln o.i ii.rl piate. Of the players r.O'.v In the bia ,,-.lali renn mnrn veterans there are more of him. It Isn't sur i prising that "here are more veteran liti l.ers than anything e're, conrtlder Ing that each club cairies at least ' b.r.lf a dozen pitchers. It was n plltdier. Cy Vounir, who bo- r..o a ve ernn f veterans, whereas i e:ch r.M-i'r'.' is r.s Po.-r'l, Mathow u, Mullen end Fl "ik are mi'l 1" th" t.'.n.e. Nor are Wilis.;-, llonrter, Mr.cre, Pel y, lh:g:."j and Whita In the. t;iring chic';ea c! B-.-hlnd tho V t! no bu-:h list of vc'i'i.-iu.- Cai be ft und doln;; du y.-ihr-uh Klln, Bres nahan !.n 1 Dooin h -.v i'i-;i m'. it a gcod v.hiie. Tb" b:::.';t.;o; position has prodiii . eu icvral vifMi.B who were veterans i.i '. -'u -aci in Me nu! re. F;irre'.l, Crij-'fr. SiHIvan and, !:i the eld dayc, V Ini. However try!u it - pn-a-cion iiiJy ':, ihi-s'; men s ood ! :uder it iru-'.i b n.-er l!.-jtu the Ucuieiiiber this remedy contains no ;'-:;-r:. I run of payers. u.allcjiic acid, no opium, cocaine, moi- v.'i-.a linrry L:' . 't. Te.mey and : p! lne or other harmful dnif-a. l i. nr' c ul o.' ii. .liHi-i; are no rival , For sale by all druggists. Voire 2." vf-v:!iTi:.s playing first bare. Lock a' j certs:.--(Adv.) OWN YOUR OWN GARAGE Buys Itself in One Year 'jut rU'K . " - A A- ( i ' ; S. C. Stevens, 1810 Third avenue, Eock Island. Sales Agent for The RubyjMaiiufactoring Co., Jackson, Mich. Thursday Jan. 9 r First Bout 8:30 50 CENTS. the big league list: Merkle, Luderus. Daubert. Hoblitzel, Miller. Koaetchy. held down mostly by young players Doyle, Yerkes. Rath and Pratt E. Collins and Laporte cannot be called old-timers. Hughes and Lajoie are tho ve terans of the lot. At short fhe veterans are more prominent Heinie and Honus Wag ner,' Tinker, Wallace, McBride and Bridwell. McMi.lan and Doolan are well seasoned. Barry and Bush are not exactly newcomers. Just betwixt and between. Fletcher, Fisher, Hau ser, Chapman and Weaver represent the younger elemen. This position . runs more to long service than the others. Turner Is a player of long service at third, Halbei most of his time has been put In at short, and Byre, Dev lin and Ixbere have been on hand some time. Herzog hasn't played long enough to be called an old-timer, neither have Baker, Gardner, Mowrey, Moriarity, Smith, Phelan, Austin, Fos ter, Dolan, Zimmerman and MidkllT and Foster has in the natural course of events most of their career ahead of them. When Fred Clarke quit active play ing the ranks of the veteran outfield ers were thinned out. Loach Is Btill lef' In the veteran class, as are Craw ford, Sheckard, Murray. Titos and S. Magee. Mitchell. Mclntyre, Schulte, Wilson, D. Murphy and" Donlon have been around a considerable length of time. As for Snodgrass, Devore, L. Magee, Oakes, E'lis, Evans, Carey, Wheat, Morgan, Northen, Campbe'.l. Jackson. Faskert, Marsins, Beacher, j Milan, Oldrt.ig, Strtink, Shanks. 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