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THE ROCK ISLAM) ARGUS. THURSDAY. JANUARY 21, 1915.
i NEWS OF THE SPORTING WORLD 1
AT HIGH SCHOOL
Defeat Chesty Freshmen Bas
ketball Tire by Score
of 26 to 0.
SENIORS NOSE OUT SOPHS
Fourth Yeae Boys Cop Pretty Contest
by 22 to 20 Count
STANDING OF TEAMS.
r. w. l. ret.
Junior 4 4 0 1.000
Freshmen . ... 4 3 1 .?50
Sulor ... ..... 4 12 .250
Sophomore ... . 4 0 0 .000
The Junior walked aiir -with the
championship of the ln-r-ciaj-s basket
ball tounnmiot at the loral high
srtooL last tight hfn they d-f-aed
tn frehroeo 2 to 9 The f.-e."hcicn
evidently had p!y-d themselves out
the preceding DUhti txd did one put
op th - bartl aralr.st their rivals that
u expected. The first half was In
teresting, both trams fg-hting hard.
Tor about five emu'M ti:-- score re
mained I to 0 In favor or tirst yar
en, but the Juniors .. n irj'-k their
stride and r.n tl.i tiai; for the
n4 of the hlf blew, had ro'ied up a
total of 13 point lo ti;e fretbura'n 7. ,
In the second period the jjnior i
came lark bar !. the frf.s. n defec.e !
crumbling hs-fore th'.r attack, a, AI
Tabor for th- tnird year i.. n rr,-:.-i la .
banket afu-r t,ai-k.t A .,r.- r.-i 1 u.vl
ket l.iAde t.jr Helm !,.-. wat alt t.al'
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frrhn.-n d r:u t-:. half T.i- f" - i
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f"id -als d-.r'i:- .:..- ..; it.
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Junior k :r-l i .n Jj:.v -
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BIGGEST OF YEAR
Twenty Thousand Dollar House
Expected for Clabby-Gibbons
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SHANKS HAD ONLY
FEW WEEKS TO LIVE
I IVE YEARS AGO
HURT AS AVIATOR;
BACK TO i HE AH
Chicago. III.. Jan. 21. The l)lpr-,.t
glove contest of the year, one
holds the interet of faun throuir.unjt
the country, will be held in Tom, An
drews Auditorium arena in .M'.Iwaii
kee tonight, featuring Mike rimntom
Gibbons of St. Taul and Jimmy ciabby
of Hammond. A SJO.i.mu'i lmui. j8 t,x.
Six special trains "ill be run to
the scene of the battle. Some six or
seven local mit followers have made
reservations for private ears. Chift
go's population will be (iocrnasel
something like 7,000 heads between
the hours of 6 p. in. and 2 a. m.
Outside of the usual cve-ni'-batt!e
statements from ihe principal tit
"day before" was quiet along the pu
gilistic rialto and in the camp of both
boxers. Neither boxer exerted hiniBpif
yesterday. Gibhrins loosened up a lit
tle at Korhes'. while t'lnbby spent
an hour skipping the rope and work
ing on the weights at Bernstein's.
Dope on the respective ability of tlm
two battlers blew around town hkn
the snowflakes yesterday. Practically
every man, woman and child Interf-stej
in the game had some "original" Idea
on the dope. Among the fans gener
ally Clabby was given an even chance,
while the critics almost to a man fa
vor the St. Paul streak, basini their
argument on hitting power, ring gener
alship, speed and defense.
The fact that the two boys have
met three times before, Clabby win
ning two of the battles, does n" srer
to have anv marked bearing cm the
1TY AUTO SHOW IN (present aiTair. for the reason that ;il.
nAVPIVPflRT PPR If! 1 O ' bons is supposed to have improved a
Ecr,e Thomas. Out of Service in 1
lot sino their last scrap, which wa
I At Hie annual meeting of t:ie rrt-! n Winnipeg some four years ago. In
cay Auto Dealers association held at this Hunt .Mike had the shade and a
the .New Kimball in Davenport, it was
c!-ti.:,j to hold tin's year's auto show
ri the Davenport Coliseum. Feb. 10. 11.
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Koi. 1 flu L.ie
(any i; of Fon !
v ego. N V.. a;
Thomas J. I.rnrh.
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It remained for the jeniori and oph
o cores to pull off the best gurue of tiie
touraataect. both teams 'fitrhtir. to a
foNh. the seniors f na'.iy def -a'ing
their opponent br a rore of 22 to 20
A the standing Indicate It as "or.j"
f.cht. On account of the Moiitie game
n f;r Friday tight, botr-. Cu.b:v ar. 1
Hu'l T f:o preated froui p!ayic
l ififfrrrRt linup from fh.tt hic:i
they prefer, te J the l)rt-J!r.g to
n.fiit dat the fourth. y-ar m-o rr.t
Into the Cache
Tho flrt period ended with the
ophomorea on t?ie long end of a 13 to
11 Kor. but the recend haif was an
other story. Ia this period the fen
tors came back with a rush, and with
much la: proved team-work ran up 11
tallte to the sophomores 7. Dcnpwy
anl Wilson f.r the nophomorr. and
II. Clark aid Ack!cy for the seniors
Seniors Ca Tana ugh. Johnson and
MlUer. forward.; 1L Clark. cn:r; V.
Clark and Ackley. iruards.
Soph Hetnpser. Wlluoo and Cox.
forwards: Henry renter; I'assett and
Sumnrary F1M roais Caranauxh
1. Jobaaon 4. II. Clark 4. Detnpsey 4.
W!loo 2. llerry 1.
Drew throws Johnson 1 out of 2.
Ackler 3 ont of 9. II. C!ark 1 cut of 4.
Deoipsey ont of 14.
Substitutions Miller for Cava
Baoah. Cos for Wilson.
Time of najTea ro mtr.ufe. Referee
Will Cleaaon. Vmp'.re II o.
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Prance, Will Sace Here
Officers were elected as
lias, w i r i 1 : 1
s Sii -lain.
Jan 1!. - - Rt.!:c
r 01 Die ! Indianap
i' c. Iras ciihieii 1 1. a; in
(I in the a viiitinn scr-
I01.0 ws .
Presidi-nt G. F. liurmei. tor.
, 'ice !'resident--P. C. Petersen.
Secret jry-Trea.-iurer li. Heede.
G. I". Hunuefster wrs elected show
fe months Iat"r he made his debut
in Xew- York and became the most
tall:ed-of battler in the country.
TWELVE MEMBERS OF THE
BROWNS TO THE MINORS?
"Me:! avr:! ! ; a '. exi-u-Jei:
liitn Ii".; 1 r.i!:t:iry fiu'y. ..mi that, ac
eoniim-'; . lie will compote i:i t.:r m x;
iloiii-ii r contest.
: is generally
: over on.- 01"
em ju'.-.iy a J.osit i
1 controlled va'if
: i' !i l-o'ing t he i-is
St. I.ouis. Jan 21. Twelve ni.-mhers
of the St. Louis American'?, several of
them once considered "fir-t dh-i.dmi
players" by .Manager llrnnc'i Itickey,
liave been transferred to minor
leactins in a secret deal, a- ord u-r to
a story publi.-hed here.
The names of seven phiyi : :y
car, ir I iiois-'A i.-c oti.sin league. City Clerk Wil- mentioned as having been divuUd by
will bring ! l'am C. I-'lannagaa, who was president 'a Soul htm League source. Tl.i are
that raced in ! of the Aurora club when it was in the ' William Kunilor. Joe Jenkin0. " 1 -:n -
Grand Prix. li.i.-i, W.-I. ii-ague. was elected tccrttary I'orjei'.ts. F. Miller. F. Walker, 'a. .lar.elik
. b"in;j the tirst to I the new association. 'and Tim Howdeu. When ti e deal h
, tnstcol .r a sj-riiis-1 A comntitii . ot fans accompanied ' completed the names tf lhe f;i
action. i.; credited i -Jtihser on a tour of the citv during ulavi rs will be made t.uMi.-.
its sixe overt the ii.ay and pledges were secured from said.
Eubser Aurora Club Head. 1
Aurora. II'., Jan. 11. George iiubscr
yesitrday was c-ieLt.-,! president of the!
-Vtirora Dasebali association. It was!
decide. I to p'.uc" a ciub in the new Illi- -!
tl-nd li: - C:
IIo-a ard Shanl.s.
it Grand i'ri-. is ac
ic fact that a fault v
The plavers have no y t
tied of the ci:angcs. i;o- st
Several of ti:em wiil to to A
t:r.a:cg ti.elr f.cat. lit- U la favor of
admitting the Federal ieastje to t:.e
cattor.&l agreement. In this way. l.e
declare". a'or!f will be brought to
a reasonable figure.
"Grab'-i.'i-' p! er aril paying th"m
irinreiy aUr -s will i d: rain fr all
tiiee ir.lr.-.-t-d.-- ); v.lg. Tb-3 uiil-
Itcns benind the l-drral league jand
tiie business ac::n-n t.f its magnates
ln.-;re the nrrps, c.f the tGilmore or
Kan'.zaMou. l.e b-l:ces.
ii:v;..lio:i . ... accepted .
WHARTON CLAY PLEASES
WITH HIS GYPSUM TALK
P.oston, .Mass.. Jan. 21. Tiie world's
champion Poston Hraves will me-, t tne
Washington American- in t!:e capital
on April 9 and 10. according to the
spring ira.'nmg schedule of the local
team announced by Setrttary Nirker
soil. The P.raves v.dl play Harvard
er.- s not a .an it:
f--'.-:-z on Howard
-l .oi.i i, tio'.v. won! J believe that only
he je.irs ago '..e was toid that he
could 1 vc no more than a few weeks
and that he would die a victi nusf ton-
sunnition Shanks ;s now one of the!,Iil1
star out fielders of the
Hague, a husky lad. with one of the
luo business and professional men The niii.-rs have no vet l,.
that ea . h of t'i-.-m would purchase, a
season ticket at ?il(i each.
! carbureter adjustment on the morning j The cemmittee expects to sell close! -
. of the race cut down its 5 pecii at least to 200. The Aurora. Kigin and Chicago j Trap Shooters Name Dates
! mU-'s an hour. railroad has granted free use of lhe i Lincoin. III.. Jan. 21.-- Pi oria
: Thomsis is known throughout the Vox tliver park grounds. tli- same i hyviiie. and Alexander were lilcii'tei
; MCilil as one of -!i- 11:0s! daring a via-1 park used by the W.-l. league team. j to the Central Illinois Tr.ipshooters'
: tors v v-er born. Hack in the days when j I league at its closing bfision eMcrday.
Ifuber Latiiam was setling the world I Clears .-dams of Charges. i Olfi-ers elected were: L .1 Kotiinson.
011 lire wiiii Ins sensational flights. -New 1 ork, Jan. 21. Piatt Adams, Peoria, president: John Si yd,;
Thomas was going hiai one better. His j t:'e Olympic champion in the standing j anrier. vice president; lioy p
tumbles out. of the blue sky were I high jump, was fully exonerated of Lincoln, secretary-treasurer.
e.ieus.i oj :oiKe ii!i- uaruiesi mui vki- 1 oai 01 in oiessiouaiisin in an an-1 Dates an-ancp, tor
yet lie kept right on.
inonncemetu last night by tiie regis- Peoria, March 2-4
Cincinnati. Ohio. Jan. 11. Mayor
Spbgel In speaking of a protest raised
by the .Methodi-t Minister.' ts-ocia-
c.u u.f c., aooai mitn-jim, ual-kin i-jio Shanks
- - t 11 r-to. I . u-IIH 1 .11 firt.nt it, rh. 1 .1 . .
.-iiuuiu nuopjH-u oecause it wouei r.e
Whanoc Clay. Chicago, appeared1 a brutal spectacle, said yesterday that
before tii engineering department ofn'Ie he had not received the protest.
American ao ioae wnn 1 '.lonias j " ' coiuuiutw 01 ine .iei ropoi nan i .Ia ksnvll.e. May l'i :
in i:;e ;ast tioosu r contest, will not , association 01 tne Amateur Athletic 1 ander. .Tun-; !i-l t; Dec itur .1:
i. , "e witu nun tins year, having been i union, wincn lias been considering his Plooinington Aug 1112
.'. , 'a"U' j captured by the Germans shortly after j case for several days. Adams w as j Sept. 15-16: North Pulaski, o
.--iiaiihs nas periormej mnoli like tne outset or tne war. and relegated to i charged with selling prizes,
the Federal l-aguf. He was pronouncd a concentration camp far trom the I
almost dead, but accomplished a v,g-! lin of battle. It is thought Thomas
orous comeback. i wiil attemDt to nick nn an Americnn ! rort
Heine Pe;tz an Umpire.
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lean ' 1 ' 1 1- " juu., aan. ji. nein
skill-i Ieitz, cue of the "Adams of base'iail."
Springfield. Nov. 30-31.
the I'n'.vern.ty of Minnesota Tuesday
with Ms lecture on "Cvnsum from
Mire to Puildins." He alo lectured
before the Architect's club of Minne
apol... on the name subject. His lec
ture was well received and proved to
be, of rreat Interest.
Th;s evening Mr. clay delivers
b-a letture at the Ilock Island y.
M. C A. and an effort Is being made
by the education committee of the as
sociation to roach all men In the three
cltl who are Interested in building
matters, and to Inrlte them to hear
Mr. Clay. The lecture begins at 8
J o'clock, and thre Is no charge for ad
Moris g pictures are used ertenslre
lr for the purpose of illustrating the
various tests to which fireproof bulld-
iart are subjected, and of nhowlng the
he would turn it over to
while ; ed in automobile mechanics to need
Canton an,l Akron were fighting tooth i ro assistance, save to keep him posted
nnd nail for the pennant. At the las to his position when driving.
close of the season he took himself
in the Central
New York. Jan. 21. Leach
Wrtt fmw pat-atat. rl4l-rrl 4
. trat mlttw. pmjtrn.mrtrt --.r?t fl-r
1-fe r4r. biuiiiMt tt p.j ftrit m
di'ja Llcnd fcT year.
loet prestige as a loxer of the first
class by "stalling" through several
rounds and pretending that he was on
the verge of being knocked out in a
ton round bout with Harry pierce at
the Broadway Sporting club of Prook
Ijn Tuesday night. Not until one of
the managers of the club notified liim
he would rot receive a cent if he did
not stop acting did the east side den
tist begin to box In earnest. Then he
made a whirlwind finish and at the end
had Pierce battered and bruised and
on the verge of dreamland.
oox.ng. t0 a medical gent, who hammered his
j chest, listened to the workings of his
; be'Iows and then shook his head sor
Cross j row fully.
Kawfeds Seek Assistance.
Kansas City. Mo.. Jan. 21. Direc
tors of the local Federal l.-gn .i.,h
process of mining and manufacturing are awaiting a response to their ap-
tae materials that enter into fireproof I P"' '"uea to the public asking sup-
construction. The lecture should be
one of timely Interest in view of local
bonding activities which are now- In
prospect. The material is presented
in a popular manner, free from technl.
calitles, so that it may be understood
and enjoyed even by those who have
no technical knowledge of building
work, mhlle It will be most Illuminat
ing to those whoe work brings them
Into contact with the practical side of
port and explaining the advertisement
that cornea from having a club in a
major league. Subscriptions will be
received from J20 up. all subscribers
becoming both bondholders and stock
holders of the club.
nf f-:i nens ttl what you
ca. J t r. Ti. w Horn a.-.J
wfeen y. mtil marry.
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Pana. 111 . Jn. ri. la the Christian
rouMr co.irt IV mis Moran. Jsrrs
ItiKt.r.a. Tim IWgin. Joe Puleax. Louis
Racg'et. faa Ior.ivan. ef Assump
tion: M!ice Uenedict of TaylorvlUe and
Will Offer Packey a Purse.
Milwaukee. Wis.. Jan. 21. "If Pack
ey McKarland Is sincere la his desire
to meet Freddie Welsh or the winner
Jcf the Clabby-Gibbons bout the Cream
. iiy Ainieu jf ciut) w in nia as high as
any cluti in the country for the match,
raid Promoter Tom Andrews.
DwITe art Pr4ny.
mr iutir4i rl.
Illinois College Wins.
Hioomington. Ill- Jan. 21. Illlrni
Joh r.ird of Pana were found gnlity 1 college of Jacksonville defeated Pli
f "Njetlegglne" nd clven firea of ! nols Wesleran in rst.oth-n
V and Sm davs In iall on each t.f 12 ! nlcht 34 to ?s flarv an1 Mel i. 1 1 1 v, t
' tor e4ch tlt-feadiut. or tho visitors starrVd.
"Mv bay. you ain't got more than
a oup!e of weeks to live. Prepare
for the end." Such was the encour
aging ultimatum poured into the
young; outfielder's ears.
Shanks beat it over to Monacca.
Pa. just across the river from East
Liverpool. For some reason he chose
to die thert.
The examination of Shanks was
made at the solicitation of the Pitts
burg club, who thought a lot of
Shank's skill, but was skeptical about
nis general health. When the doc
tor's report was submitted, the Pirates
o: course, gave up all thought of snar
Shanks went over to the Pennsyl
vanla town prepared to die. Early in
the spring Hill Phillips, manager of
the East Uverpool team, nearly col
lapsed when he got a letter from
Shanks asking when and where ho
should repo-t for spring training.
When Phillips recovered his equl-
"ijipnanss to report at
once Shanks did -'ooking huskier
and stronger than ever I
"Either ti,t .1.. :,im i- i
...... . -v u.-iu c n iu, n
business or Monacca is some health
resort." said Shanks.
Shanks had a good season in 1311
wi'.ii East Liverpool, went to Younirs-
j town in 1S12. anj graduated from
! tb min ir-; the next season, goimr in
Wa!:i;;!toii, where he has been since.
appointed an umpire
league 'by President i local middleweight
matched to fight by
Thoritf. a mineral found principally
injNorway. ha3 been found to posses I
some of the therapeutic powers of ra-j
dium an l to serve aa a less expensive I
substitute lor iL '
I r- N
O PHOfiSY F:LS15-M3.TW.a: M
Jim-ny Walsh Secu.-es Ecut.
Chicago, ill.. Jan. 21. 'imicy U'n'sh,
Canadian lightweight and a i.tctlifr
of Harry Walsh, formerly clas-y
St. I. cos 1 i'li'
on I'l-'i. 1. The bout will he stairel at
ColMnsville, just across tiie r.'v. r from
th Mound city. Walsh's i prtnKft will
be Johnny King, whor ecen'ly fought
Frankie Callahan, the star Mr oc-lyn
hoy, to a draw. The bout will h e.i-r
the eight-round course.
Rivers Loses His Managrr.
New Orleans. La., Jan. l'i .b'
Levy, manager of Joe Kiveis. who was
knocked cut .Monday night by Kr;i nkie
Callahan in Memphis, has oulf 'hi;
Mexican. Tom Mcf'arey wiil coal'tr
with Levy tomorrow, but just what tt
nature of the conference will If i
not known. Levy and Hivers have
" for good. Rivers returning
Ordman Tears a Ligament.
Minnpnnnliu Uinn Inn '1 Wreft-
l"r Henry Ordeman suffered a torn
ligament in his right shoulder Tuesday
night and will be out of the game for
a ri'onth or more. Ordeman defeatci
Otto Nelson in straight falls, but in
doing so injured his shoulder.
Illinois Shots on Top.
I'rhana. 111.. Jan. 21. Tiie I'niver
sity of Illinois rifle tr-am Uefeatel the
Cn:versity of Minnescta. T to !'2i.
in the first cI:amp:o::.-hip mat h. Th-J
score leave Illinois tied for fir.-t plitr
and in the running for the national
tercel legiate championship.
The Uallimore and Ohio dividend
w as reduced only from t to 0 per ci.t
and in Wall street they felt encourag
ed and the stock's price was marked
up. Queer things iu finance are happening.
A teacher fn a Kansas school' ad
dressed her class the other day as fol-
i lows: "Von. nnma eom of the lowef
ianinialis. starting with Willie Jonta."j