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.4 Sox, used the big stick yesterday
to show "poor little" Jeff Tee- •
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VOL. IX. NO. 256.
DARKNESS STOPS SECOND GAME IN 11TH
MURDERER OF MRS. BROOKS COMMITS SUICIDE
IS CALLED A DRAW
SCORE BY INNINGS.
R H E
New York 010100 0 3 0 1 o—6 11 5
Boston 300010 0 1 0 1 o—6 11 1
Giants— Red Sox—
Snodgras, If. Hopper, rt
Doyle, 2b. Yerkes, 2b.
Becker, cf. Speaker, cf.
Murray, rf. Lewis, If.
Merkle, lb. Gardner, 3b.
Herzog, 3b. Stahl, lb.
Fletcher, ss. Wagner, ss.
Meyers, c. Carrigan, c.
Mathewson, p. Collins, p.
Umpires—O'Louglilin, behind the bat; Rigler
on bases; Klein in left field and Evans in right
Boston —Collins and Carrigan.
Hall relieves Collins in the eighth.
New York—TMathewson and Meyers.
lly Grantland Rice.
FENWAY PARK, BOSTON,
Oct. 9. —One of the most desper
ately contested games of the
world's series ended here this aft
ernoon in a tie game when dark
ness forced the closing of the
second contest in the world's
baseball championship contest be
tween the Giants and the Red
Sox. Three pitchers—Collinß,
Hall and Bedient —occupied the
slab in turn for the home team,
while the veteran Mathewson
bore the brunt of 11 innings of
desperate fighting, winding up
the afternoon's work by retiring
his last three opponents in order.
The Giants got up badly, put
ting Mathewson in a hole in the
first inning, when the Sox piled
up a three-run lead.
Stahl's men continued in front
until the eighth inning, when the
strain proved too much for Col
lins, and the Giant stick wield
erß forced in three runs, took
the lead for the first time and
Bent Collins to the bench.
The veteran Mathewson's vic
tory was short-lived, however, as
a double and a single In the Sox's
half put them on even terms
again. The ninth was a blank
for both sides, but in the tenth
the Giants went into the lead
with a margin of one run, which
the Sox promptly duplicated in
Neither scored in the eleventh,
and the umpires called the con
test and announced it would be
played off on this field tomor
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As the Giants appeared on the
field at 1:15 o'clock this after
noon the eyes of the Boston fans
were fastened on Christy Mathew
son. For Boston it was "Mathew
son or good night.' " The old
war horse came on the field with
head up and with easy stride. His
alert eyes quickly summed up the
vast expanse of the battle field
where any long hit meant either
three bases or a home run. The
field at Fenway park is much
deeper than that at the Polo
The day dawned gray, with a
stiff wind sweeping down on the
field from the northwest. This
presaged cold weather.
The Boston speedboys began
practice work at noon.
The Boston fans were quiet but
conlldent. At 1:30 tltere were
large vacant spaces in the unre
served sections. The stands filled
slowly, the attendance of women
being particularly large.
McGraw sent Wiltze, Mathew
son and Marquard to the side
lines. On account of the raw
weather many expected McGraw.
would pitch Marquard.
An outfield sign announced that
"Thomas W. Lawson would give
$1,000 to the first player who
smashed a hit into 'The System'
Blate" —said slate being a 150
A band appeared in the grand
stand rousing the Boston fans up
to a high pitch of enthusiasm.
Jake Stahl received an ovation
from the fance.
Mayor Fitzgerald, wearing a
high silk hat, made the presenta
tion speech. Then Captain Wag
ner was presented with a silver
There were few vacant seats
when the game started.
WRIGHT WAS RICH
(By United Press Leaned Wire.)
DAYTON, 0,. Oct. 9.—Wilbur
Wright, of aviation fame, left an
estate of 1279,298.40, accounting
to an accounting on file in the
probate court here today.
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New York: Snodgrass doubled
to the left field bleachers. Doyle
fanned. Becker out, Yerkes to
Stahl. Murray out, Collins to
Stahl. No runs.
Boston: Hooper got a scratch
single between Doyle and Merkle.
Hooper stole second. Yerkes safe,
Fletcher dropping his easy fly.
Speaker bunted safely down third
base line. Lewis grounded to
Herzog, who threw to Meyers,
forcing Hooper out. Gardner out,
Doyle to Merkle, Yerkes scoring.
Maihewßon deflected the ball to
Doyle, getting an assist. Stahl
singled, scoring Speaker and Lew
is. Wagner flied to Doyle. Three
New York: Merkle fanned.
Herzog tripled to deep right.
Meyers' bounder hit Gardner in
the face knocking him flat, while
Herzog scored. Fletcher flied out
to Hooper. Mathewson forced
Meyers, Yerkes to Wagner. One
Boston: Carri'gan out, Herzog
to Merkle. Collins out, Doyle to
Merkle. Hooper double to right.
Yerkes out, Fletcher to Merkle.
New York: Snodgrass flied to
Hooper. Doyle fouled to Gardner.
Becker out, Wagner to Stahl No
Boston: Speaker lined to Mer
kle, who knocked it down and
got him at first. Lewis flied to
Murray. Gardner out, Doyle to
Merkle. No runs.
New York: Murray tripled to
right. Merkle fouled to Gardner.
Herzog sacrificed, filed to Speak
er, Murray scoring. Meyers sin
gled through short. Fletcher filed
to Hooper. One run.
Boston: Stahl fanned. Wag
ner filed to Murray. Carrigan
out, Fletcher to Merkle. No
New York: Mathewson fan
ned. Carrlgan dropped the last
strike but threw Mathewson out
to Stahl. Snodgiass fanned.
Doyle filed to Lewis. No runs.
Boston: Collins fanned. Hoop
er singled to center. Murray
and Snodgrass changed fields,
Snodgrass going to right and
Murray to left, Fletcher dropped
Meyers' throw to catch Hooper
stealing, and the latter was safe
at second. 'Yerkes tripled to cen
ter, scoring Hooper. Speaker
lined out to Fletcher, who dou
bted Yerkee off third, throwing
to Herzog. One run.
New York: Becker out, Yerkes
to Stahl. Murray singled to right
field. Merkle filed to Speaker.
Murray caught trying to steal,
C*rrlgan teo Wagner. No runs.
TACOMA, WASHINGTON, WEI )NKSD AY, OCTOBER 9, 1912.
Boston: Lewis singled through
Fletcher. Gardner sacrificed,
Mathewßon to Merkle. Stahl out,
Mathewson to Merkle, Lewis tak
ing third. Wagner grounded to
Mathewson and was tagged out.
New York: Herzog singled to
right. Meyers filed to Yerkes.
Herzog stole second. Flecher
popped to Stahl. Mathewson fan
ned No runs.
Boston: Carrigan out, Herzog
to Merkle Collins fanned. Hoop
er out to Merkle. No runs.
New York: Snodgrass safe,
Lewis muffing his fly. Doyle sin
gled to center. Becker forced
Doyle, Wagner to Yerkes, Snod
grass taking third. Murray dou
bled into left field bleachers,
scoring Snodgrass, putting Beck
er on third. Hall relieved Colling
in the box for Boston. Merkle
fouled out to Carrigan. Herzog
doubled into the left field bleach
ers, scoring Murray and Becker.
Meyers out, Wagner to Stahl.
Boston: Yerkea filed to Mur
ray. Speaker out, .Mathewson to
Merkle. Lewis flied Into center
field bleachers; Murray leaned In
to bleachers to catch it, but drop
ped the ball, Lewis getting two
bases. Gardner singled through
Fletcher, scoring Lewis, tlelag the
score. Gardner took second oii
Murray's throw to the plate.
Doyle fumbled Stahl's grounder,
Stahl being safe, Gardner taking
third. Stahl stole second. Mey
ers, trying to catch Gardner off
third, nearly threw over HerzagV
head. Wagner fanned. One run.
New York: Fletcher out, Wag
ner to Stahl. Mathewson filed
to Stahl. Snodgrass walked.
Snodgrass stole second. Doyle
walked. Becker walked, fill lag
the buses. Murray forced Beck
er, Wagner to Yerkes. No run*
Boston: Carriigan out, Mathew
son to Merkle. Hall fouled to
Herzog. Hooper filed to Doyle.
Wilson replaces Meyers ag
catcher for New York, Schaefer
replaces Fletcher at short fo»
New York: Merkle tripled u\
center. Herzo* out, Wagner to
Stahl. . Meyers walked. MeCor
mick,batting : for Fletcher, Schae
ter ran for Meyers. McCormiok
filed to Lewis, scoring Merkle.t
Steps will likely be taken within the near future to more
adequately patrol the city parks, where, according to Public
Morals officer \\ inn if red Covell, young school girls are night
ly smoking cigarettes and meeting young men of doubtful
character. She urged the school board at Us bi-monthly meet
ing yesterday to take some Immediate action in the matter.
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Schaefer took second on the
throw in. Mathewson filed to
Yerkes. One run.
Boston: Yerkes out, Wilson to
Merlile. Speaker tripled to cen
ter and scored when Wilson drop
ped Sehaefer's relay throw. Lewis
doubled to renter. Gardner out,
Doyle to Merkle. Stahl out, Her
zog to Merkle. One run.
New York: Bediont replaced
Hall in the box for Boston. Snod
grat.s hit by pitched ball. Doyle
funned. Snodgruss out, stealing,
CarrLgan to Wagner. Betrker
walked. Becker out, stealing,
Cai rig;\n to Wagner. No runs.
Hoston: Wagner out, Schaefer
to .Merkle. Carrigan out, Schae
fer to Merkle. Dedlent out,
Mathewson to Merkle. No runs.
R BH PO A E
Snmlgrass, lf-rf .110 0 0
(teyle, 2b 0 1 2 a 1
Becker, cf 1 0 0 0 0
Murray, rf-lf . . 2 3 3 0 1
ifcrkle, lb 1 118 1 1
Hereo*. 3l> 1 3 2 4 0
Movers, c 0 2 5 0 0
Fletcher, ss .. . 0 0 1 3 1
Ifatbewcoß, p . 0 0 1 C 0
•McCoratak ... o o o o o
Wilson, o 0 0 0 1 1
**Bchaef«r, ss .. 0 0 l 1 o
Totals 0 11 33 21 5
■McCormlok battetd for Fietcii
**Schaefer ran for Meyers.
X BH PO A E
Hooper, if .... l 3 3 o o
y«rk«a, 2b l l 4 3 o
Speaker, cf .. . . 2 2 2 0 0
Lewis, If 2 3 2 0 1
Gardner, 3b ... 0 1 2 0 0
Stub 1. lb 0 110 0 0
Wagner, ss .. . . 0 0 4 C 0
QfcrrUan, c .... 0 o 6 4 n
Collins, p 0 0 0 1 0
Hall, i> 0 0 0 0 li
Bcdleut, p.... 0 0 0 0 0
Total B 11 33 U l
SCORE BY INNINGS.
R H E
New YorkolOinoo3Olo—6 11 5
Boston ..30001001010 —G 11 1
Stolen bases—Hooper 2. Her
zok, Gardner, Stahl. Snodgrass.
Two-base hitH —Snodgrass. Hoop
er, Lewis. Three-base hits—Her
zog, Murray. Yerkes, Merkle,
SprnkT. Sacrifice hit—Gardner.
Double play—Fletcher to tiWSOC.
Hasps on balls —Off Hall 4, Medi
ant 1. Hit by pitcher—Snodgraes.
Struck out—By Mathewson 4,
ColliiiK 5, Bedient 1.
LEVY WILL BE
12 MILLS ONLY
TJie city tax levy will not be
raised to 13 mills.
It will remain as fixed Monday
it 12 mills for 1913.
, The commissioners had a
•fright last evening when it was
auiiiUiily discovered that no pro
vision had been made for paying
the! light and water bills which
will be due the light and water
department in 1913 for service.
Here was a bill of about $82,000
that had been overlooked in
making up the budget.
They began to talk about a
I.■(.mills levy, but this morning
Controller MeaSs came in and
• bowed that if they would sim
ply reduce the water and light
bilks paid by the city to the same
basis as the bills charged the
school board, park board and
othfr public institutions the city
(wowld have plenty of money to
get, along on.
* Aberdeen, wash., Oct. 9.—
Jofyn S. Greech, millionaire lum
berman, is today the happiest
man in Aberdeen as the result
of his having been freed by a
Jury after.habing been tried for
the alleged murder of City Detec
ive Frank WekJh.
READY FOR WAR
(By United I'iosh Lv: seel Wire.)
LONDON, Oct. 9. —That a Mon
tcnegeo force crossed the Turkish
frontier has been annihilated is
the news contained in dispatches
received here today from Constan
tinople. The same meseagte stat
ed that 3,000 Albanian troops
have invaded Montenegro.
PARIS, Oct. 9. —A dispatch re
ceived here by a news agency to
day says that the Greek minister
lias already left Constantinople
and that the Bulgarian and Ser
vian ministers are expected to
leave this evening.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct 9.—
Greece has just recalled its min
ister from Constantinople, accord
ing to a dispatch received here to"
Announcement that Greece,
Bulgaria and Servia have declar
ed ar against Turkey i« moment
LONDON, Oct. 9. —A dispatch
to the Exchange Telegraph here
received from Paris today says
that Servia and Bulgaria severed
diplomatic relations with Turkey
today and that a "state of war ex
(Ily United Press I . i- .1 Wire.)
SEATTLE, Oct. 9. —The spe
cial grand Jury, ordered by the
department of justice, will con
vene three days earlier than ex
pected. The order was Issued
yesterday and thirty special ve
niremen have been summoned to
appear on October 12. It is un
derstood that similar special
grjind juries have been ordered
in a number of the large cities
to take up a thorough investiga
tion of the white slave traffic.
The regular federal grand jury
is to convene on November 24.
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Principals In Double Tragedy
Grace Hrooks and her former
lover, Kltnrr Fllmore. The woman
was killed last ni^hi in her home,
I HI- '- South I tit,, five shotH he
hit; fired into her body at close
range. Filmore suicided this
l.liniirc Filmore, the -<•
year-old boy for wliom the
police have been searching
today, on suspicion that he
won the murderer of fiMM
Itrooks, at 121 V! 1-2 South
I St., Hhot himself through
the head this morning in his
room in the Iti'i'g hotel, 121 st
and Jefferson streets.
His dead Imkl.v hum found
this afternoon hy the proprie
Kilmore registered at the
hotel lust night, coming here
• lin'i ( from !'•■■ tl:iiiil.
The father, mother and
sister of the dead man are in
Turoina, having arrived hero
today. They knew nothing
of the shooting of Mrs.
lirookH, nor of their rela
Every avenue of escape for the
murderer of Grace Urooks, - aged
30 years, the woman who was
shot last night in her apartments,
1212H South I st., is today bo
ing closely watched by the |K>lice.
Klnier Fllinore, a former lover, is
being sought, as a suspect.
The (load unman left Filmorc
in Portland a year ;ik<i, it i- said,
and has I n living in this city
since that time with Lloyd
Mm hum. a li.ii'(i-nili r at the An
nex saloon. l-ilniiin- arrived In
Tacoma Monday nnd lorated his
formt'r sweetheart yesterday.
During the afternoon yesterday
persons living in the neighbor
hood of the house, the upper por
tion of which was occupied by
Bartender Fincham and Mrs.
Brooks, noticed a strange man
loitering about. Later this man
tried to enter the place by means
of a pass key through the front
At about 6:20 o'clock last
evening, J. 0. Madden, who lives
in the house next door, heard five
shots fired in rapid succession in
the Fincham home. As he rushed
from his yard Into that of the
house adjoining, a man answer
ing closely the description of Fll
more was seen running rapidly
away In the darkness, shielding
iiis face and head with his arms.
Madden hurried up the stairs
which ascended to the upper part
of the house where the shots had
been fired and found Mrs.
Brooks lying face downward tn a
pool of blood, dead. Five empty
cartridges lay on the carpet.
The police instantly rushed a
party of d«tectives to the scene
and combed the district for the
murderer, but availed nothing.
It was found from the appear
ance of the room that the woman
bad been surprised, but that she
had put up a desperate battle for
her life. Harks on her hands indil
cate that she struck her murder
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*;r niasny severe blows before she
In running down every clue,
the police found a telegram sent
to Mrs. Brooks by her sister, Fay;
Van Govender, from Portland,
tolling her that l-'llmore wus on
his way to Tacoma. It was sent
on October 6, but was never re
ceived owing to a mistake In the
address. It reads:
"Elinor received letter. On his
way up there on 10 o'clock train,
lint don't know your address.
Think he will look up Mrs. Evans,
lie nice to him If he finds you,
but tell him the truth. Couldn't
keep him from going. Will writ©
The Mrs. Evans mentioned Is
Lou BvutS, well known to the po«
li' <• as a habitue of the tenderloin
district. True to the dead wom
an's sifter's intuition, Filmore did
locate the Evans woman ana
aHkt'd for the address of Mra,
Brooks, but was refused informa
It is believed he located her
through a ruse, by calling the
Annex bar where Flnch&m worked
and asking for her address on the
pretense that it was a telegraph
company holding a message fon
Mr. and Mrs. Fllmore, father
and mother of the suspect, left
Portland during the latter part of
last weak, and it la thought ar«
in Tacoma at present, althougtt
the police know nothing of their
address. Whether their son ut
with them, or knows of theln
whereabouts is only a conjecture.
Among the dead woman's ef
fects today was found a postcard]
addressed to Mrs. Grace Monroe,
Parkhurut apartments, Portland.
It is thought this was the name
under which she lived in that
Detective Captain John Fltz
gerald today Baid he had ever/
hope of catching Filmore. All
trains and boats are being watch
ed. Puyallup and Roy and other
neighborhood towns have been
notified, as well as Vancouver,
Victoria, Cle Blum, Portland and!
The remains of the dead woman
are at the Hoska-Buckley-Kins
mortuary, awaiting word from
her relatives in Portland.
The body shows that each of
the five bullets took effect, thre«
in the neck and head, two In the
body. They were fired at close
range, the powder scorching the
akin and setting fire to her
H. A. McDonald, owner of the
house In which Fincham and bis
common-law wife lived, returned
today fr< m California, leaving
his wife there, and la cleaning
up the disordered apartments.
Neighbors say there never was
a more quiet woman than Mr*.
Brooks. None of them had seen
her more than twice alnce ah*
took the apartments.