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SECOND GAME BY
SCORE OF 1 TO 0
Mann's Kick Sends Deal
Over the Plate and Wins
Hard Fought Battle.
JAMES TWIRLING HOLDS
ATHLETICS TO 2 HITS
Plank, Quakertown Star, Allows
Beaneaters Seven Finds
20,000 See Battle.
Shibe Tark, Philadelphia, Oct. 10
In one of the most remarkable games
in the history of world's series, the
Boston Braves took their second game
from the Athletics today, 1 to 0.
Their victory was due to the mas
terly pitching of Bill James. lie held
the slugging Mackian forces to two
hitsdisposed of them in order up to
the ninth inning, and with four men
facing him in the ninth, only 28 men
took their places before him at the
Eddie Plank, the Gettysburg veter
an, opposing James, pitched almost as
brilliantly. Plank was touched for
seven hits, but he kept them widely
It was Deal, the Braves' substitute
third baseman, who delivered the blow
which really worked Plank's undoing.
Five times previously during the two
games Deal had opportunities to drive
in Boston runs, but failed ingloriously.
fTfl wag regarded as the weakest ?pot
in tne Braves' lineup. With one out :
fat the ninth, Deal drove a doable to
deep center. He then stole third and
scored on Mann's single. This hit was
another tribute to the strategy of
Stallings, the miracle man.
Following his usual scheme of
switching his outfield for a left-hand
pitcher, Stallings sent Mann to right
field in place of Moran. His move was
vindicated when Mann delivered the
swat that drove in the winning run.
The extent to which the Athletic bat
ters have been at the mercy of the
Braves' pitchers was shown by the
fact that they have made seven hits
in two days. Schang doubled in the
sixth inning today, but was immedi
ately out attempting to steal third.
Collins beat out an infield hit to Evers
which represents the entire efforts of
the heretofore dreaded Mack artillery
et the bat.
It appeared for a moment in the
ninth inning today that James was
weakening after the masterful way in
which he handled the Athletics. He
walked Barry. This was his second
base on balls of the game, as he had
passed Murphy, the first man up in the
initial inning. After Schang fanned.
Walsh also walked, but a double play
eliminated any chance of the Athletics
tieing the score. James whiffed eight
of the Athletic sluggers, putting Mc
Innins, Strunk Oldring and Schang on
his list. Mclnnis and Strunk fanned
twice, and Oldring's fanning was his
third of the series.
Plank struck out six men. James,
-his opponent in this great pitchers'
battle, struck out every time he came
to the plate. Plank gave four bases
on balls, and it appeared for a time
in the sixth inning that he was about
to blow the game. He hit Schmidt
with a slow one.
Butch was not permitted to take his
base, and then flied to Murphy for the
second out Gowdy then walked, Plank
' apparently having lost control com
pletely. He hit Maranville, and there
were two men on bases. Deal again
failed to come through, however, and
forced Gowdy at third.
One of the most regal plays of the
game was pulled off by Barry and Mc
lnnis in the eighth inning. Cather hit
a wicked roller straight toward sec
ond. which Barry came in for. Barry
stabbed it and by a lightning throw
Khot it to Mclnnis. It was wide, to
the right of the bag. Stuffy, hi? back
' . .. 1 1 ' 1 fV
toward tne nem, reacneu
ball and took it with one hand in a
half-standing, half-reclining position,
The rooting in today's game sur
passed anything before seen in a
world's series. The crowd went mad
as they pleaded with the Mackmen to
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M. E. Lesem of Cape Girar
deau Gets Instructions to
Buy In Three States.
TO INVADE MISSOURI
BELT WITHOUT DELAY
Action By Blue Grass Men Will
Relieve Gonditions In Missauri,
Arkansas and Oklahoma.
The tobacco men of Kentucky,
among them some of the richest men
in that state, have decided to relieve
the conditions now prevaling in the
cotton district of Southern Missouri,
Northern Arkansas and in many parts
This announcement was made yes
terday by M. E. Lesem, proprietor of
the Riverview hotel, who also repre
sents the Scott Tobacco Company of
Bowling Green, Ky. He was ordered
to buy all of the cotton that was for
for sale in this district for eight cents
a pound. Mr. Lesem, who travels
over Southern Missouri and Northern
Arkansas for the Kentucky company,
was given authority to make purchas
es over all of his territory and then
go to Oklahoma.
He will depart tomorrow for the
Kennet district and begin buying.
Merchants who have been dealing with
the Scott Tobacco company, will, in all
probability, co-operate with Mr. Les
em in making the purchases.
It is said that the cotton will be
shipped to various points in Kentucky
where it will be stored in tobacco
pens, and when these have been filled,
the cotton will be stored near tne
town where the purchases were made,
to be held until ready for shipment to
points in the east. ,
"1 have not been informed ot tne
details of the company's plans," said
Mr. Lesem last night, "but I suppose
it is going to, be purchased for specu
lation purposes. Most every one re
alizes that cotton is worth just as
much this year as it has been in years
gone by. In fact, it is or will be worth
a great deal more within a short time,
"If the war should stop, the demand
for cotton would exceed the supply and
price, of course, would be much bet
ter than it is now. However, we are
iroinff to pay a fair price for it. In
years when conditions over the coun
try are normal, cotton is sold an
through my territory for eight cents
a pound. It is going for six this year
and thy growers are very glad to get
"Bv buying this crop the tobacco
men in Kentucky will render a big
favor to the merchants in the cotton
rnnntrv. These men have been buying
tobacco from my house in Kentucky
an dthe other tobacco companies that
are associated with the Scott people.
"I have no idea what my firm is go-
ins to do with the cotton. I dont
imagine they have received requests
for it I presume they will just hold
it until the war comes to a close and
then dispose of the whole amount. It
should be a splendid investment.
"The growers in the lower part oi
Missouri and those in Northern Ar
kansas are really hard up and their
condition has a bad effect upon the
merchant The merchant extends
credit to the cotton growers, and in
return the wholesale houses give the
merchant credit while he is waiting
for the cotton growers to pay. If the
cotton men are unable to dispose or
their crops, the merchant does get
paid and that makes a bad effect all
"I have no idea what the tobaco
men plan to do, but I know they will
rreatly relieve conditions down through
the tobacco belt By buying up r-he
cotton they wHl make the whole terri
tory more prosperous.
"I will buy all I can get until I get
orders to quit buying and as my in
fractions were to purchase every ba
Icould find, I don't suppose I will be
limited to any amount"
While Mr. Lesem works only for the
Bowline Green concern, he said he un
derstood that all of the tobacco men
in the state of Kentucky had agreed
to investigate in cotton.
J5i& i VV$-S ZCSS & MW&v
Detachment of Russian cavalry In the Carpathian mountains, the passes of which the czar's troops are now
said to control.
STEEPLE JACK ON
CHURCH SPIRE'S TOP
Human Squirrel Climbs Up
Dome of Lutheran Edifice
While Crowd Watches.
A large assemblage of people gath
ered at the corner of Themis and
Frederick streets yesterday afternoon
to witness the operation of E. W.
Rolph a steeple jack, who could be
seen scampering up the sides and over
the top of the dome of the Lutheran
church with squirrel-like agility.
Rolph was engaged in removing the
large bronzed ball from its lofty posi
tion on the spirejjf the church, and thf
fact he was working on a shaky and
narrow platform 153 feet in the air,
seemed to give him but little con
cern. After releasing the huge globe rom
its fastenings, he let it down to the
ground by means of a rope that he had
taken with him for that purpose. The
ball was taken down in order that it
may receive a new coat of gold leaf,
an dother necessary repairs, and when
the work of overhauling is completed,
it will be restored to its regular rest
ing place. The large metal sphere is
36 inches in circumference, and when
examined after being taken down,
showed seven perforations, presumab
ly made by rifle' balls.
When the daring climber was in
terview concerning the danger to
which he is subjected in the practice of
his profession, stated that the pres
ent contract upon which he is work
ing is neither difficult nor dangerous
as compared with some of his previous
undertakings. He stated that on more
than one occasion he had been requir
ed to scale abrupt stone walls several
stories in height, with no other sup
port or hand hold than the slight
ledges formed by the connecting lay
ers. He related the death of his pavtner
who was dashed to the ground while
climbing a wall, when he mistook a
shadow for a ledge, and lost hi? hold
when reaching for it He gave a
demonstration of his skill in this re
spect by ascending for a few feet
the perpendicular brick wall of the
church, in which it was necessary for
him to maintain his hold with the tip
ends of his fingers in the uneven spac
es between the bricks.
He expects to complte his work in
this city next Monday, after which he
will go to San Francisco where he has
a large contract in the construction of
some of the world's fair buildings.
BROWNS WIS ANOTHER
THEN LOSE A GAME
St. Louis, Oct. 10 The Browns
made it three straight over the Car
dinals in the first game of today's
double-header, but the Huggins crew
took the second game. In the first
game the Browns shut out the Car
dinals by a score of 2 to 0. The sec
ord game, which was called in the
fifth, went to the Huggins team by a
score of 2 to 0, the Cardinals making
the two in the last inning.
THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 1, 1914
CAVALRY IN -THE CARPATHIANS
2 MASKSED BANDITS
ROB NEGRO DRIVER
Lige Lambert Loses S22 and
Then He Shows Thieves
How to Run.
Lige Labmert, a negro teamster em
ployed by the Vogelsang Eros. Con-
struction Co., of Jthisijcity, was held up
and robbed by two masked men, last
night, near the corner of Frederick
and William streets.
The robbers were standing in the
shadow of a building and when Lige
started to pass, one of them stepped
in front of him and pointed a revolver
in his face. He turned and started to
run back to Haarig but was quickly
overtaken and held by one of the
highwaymen while the other one
searched his pockets.
After securing $22, all the money
that he had in his possession, they or
dered him to get out of sight as quick
ly as possible.
When he appeared at the police sta
tion a short time after the robbery he
was still so badly frightened that he
could scarcely talk. His coat was al
most torn to pieces from having been
seized by one of the bandits when he
attempted to run. He could not state
positively as to whether the men who
robbed him were white or black.
He was on his way to meeting of
the negro Masonic lodge, and had in
his possission $ 17 belonging to the or
der. It is believed that the robbery wa
planned and executed by people of his
own race who were familiar with his
habits and knew that he would have
the lodge funds in his pockets when he
He stated that he was so badly
scared when confronted, that he did
not believe he could identify his as
sailants if they were brought before
The holdup occurred at about 8
o'clock, in a lonely, dark neighborhood
where there have been a number of
similar occurences within the past two
BEST v V Lr . , 4 P J
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CAPE SCHOOLS ARE
Superintendent Crocker In
stalls New Seats to Care
Superintendent J. M. Crocker re
ports that the school enrollment con
tinues ta increase, and thct during the
past week 25 new pupils have been re
ceived in the different schools of the
Mr. Crocker states that in order to
avoid the necessity of securing addi
tional room outside of the regular
school buildings, more seats have been
ordered, and ihat 0 new soats were
In the Jefferson school the scats are
already so crowded that there r.ow re
mains but about ten inches of space
in the aisles. Special orders for small
brooms have been given in order that
the janitor may be enabled to sweep
between the scats.
He expressed groat satisfaction
with the manner in which the school
work is progressing, and in referring
to that particular matter Mr. Crocker
"I never witnessed a better begin
ning and I attribute the encouraging
start to the excellent corp3 of teachers
employed th?s year.
"Their team work is perfect, there
has never been the slightest discord
in the faculty, and under such pleas
ing conditions, good results are sure
FIRST JOLIET WARDEN
DEAD AT NINETY-NINE
Omaha, Oct. 10 James Fowell, for
merly of Joliet, III., and first Warden
of the Illinois State Penitentiary'
there, is dead here at the home of his
daughter. When he was chief officer
of the penitentiary it consisted of one
long building. Mr. Powell was 99
years old. A son, Charles, resides at
LEAV E FOR BELGIUM
Germans Under Gen. Von Veseler
are Pursuing Fleeing Ruler and
his Army Which Deserted Ant
werp, and London Hears Belgians
are in a Critical Condition.
BELGIAN CAPITAL FALLS INTO
THE KAISER'S HANDS, SAYS BERLIN
Austrian Embassodor Gets Wire
less From Berlin that Russians
Have Lost Every Engagement
Germans Finish Winning Week
With Big Capture Allies Meet
Series of Defeats.
(By Cable to The Tribune).
London, Oct. 10 King Albert of Belgium, at the head of the Belgian
array which marched out of Antwerp yesterday to prevent being bottled up,
is in a critical condition and the Kingand his soldiers may be taken pris
oners within the next twenty-four hou rs. He is being pursued by a large
detachment force of German soldiers under Gen. Von Veseler, which at
tempted to cut the Kinr: and his men olT along the Dutch border. King Al
bert will be either forrcd to face battle in the field" Of gWlTrefuYe- Iff Nor
land. Queen Elizabeth reached London today, and announced that she would
remain here until he war was over. Paris. Oct. 10 The official stateme
nt issued at 11 o'clock tonight said:"reports received from the general he
adqaarters this afternoon merely an-nounce contacts between two cavalry
forces southwest of Lille, with a vio-Ient engaement at the south, east an
d r.orh of Arras. A very vicious at-tack was made by the enemy on
London, Oct. 10 A Reuter dispatch from Berlin says the General staff
issued the following statement: "The entire fortress of Antwerp, including
all forts are in our possession. Conditions elsewhere are most favorable to
us. We have made progress a'l week."
Pttrograd, Oct. 10 The general staff toinght issued the following state
ment: "The combat on the east Prussian frontier continues iwfh the same
obstinacy. The Germans are retiring from Lyck, blowing up bridges be
hind them. In several passes between Ivangorod and Vandemir artillery
battles are taking place with the enemy, which approaches the Vistula."
Manchester, Mass.. Oct. 10 The Austrian Ambassador tonight received
the following wireless from Vienna: "Our advance in Galicia everywhere at
tained success, gaining ground incessantly. An officer returning from
Fortress Lprzmsl reports the garrison in splendid conditio annd the for
tress is conducted with the most activity and circumspection. All attacks
made by the Russianes were repulsed by the fire of the heavy guns. We
inflicted heavy losses on the attacking columns."
London, Oct. 10 The Press Bureau of the Admirality announces three
British Naval brigades participated in the defense of Antwerp. One num
bering 2,000 men was rut off by the Germans, and it entered Holland and
was disarmed. The other two brigades reached Ostend. The British cas
ualties were three hundred.
London, Oct. 10 The british War Office announces that Antwerp was
evacuated by the Belgians yesterday.
An official Berlin dispatch, via Marconi wireless, confirms the report that
Antwerp has been occupied. The official announcement, given out at Ger
man headnuartf rs in Berlin late last night, says:
"This forenoon several forts of the inner line of fortifications of Ant
werp have fal'en. The town since midday has been in our possession.
"The commander and the garrison evacuated the fortifications. Only a
few forts are stiH occupied by the enemy and this is without influence on
our position in Antwerp."
The Hague, via London, Oct. 10 Antwerp surrendered to the Germans at
2:30 p. m., Friday, Oct. 9.
The war flag was removed from the cathedra! and a white fla.T raised in
its place at 9 a. m. The actual surrender took place five and one-half hours
Burgomaster De Voss, accompanied by Alderman Louis Franck, went to
the Berchem gate. There' they met Gen. von Beseler, commanding the Ger
man besieging forces, and made unconditional surrender of the city.
It is declared here that the Cathedral of Notre Dame has not been dam
aged. The Germans delivered one of their furious attacks bet wen e 6 and 7
o'clock Friday morning. The Belgians resisted them valiantly in their
trenches and the desperate fighting resulted in very heavy losses on both
During all Thursday night, Zeppelin airships directed the firing of the
German heavy artillery, the results of which were appalling.
The German artillery forced its way across the River Nethe, in which
many of the artillerymen were drowned. The fighting has been indescrib
ably sanguinary "
The Belgians succeeded in blowing up two and possibly more of thir ene
my's batteries and heavy artillery.
London, Oct. 10 Emperor William is popularly supposed to have large in
vestments in the timber and mineral lands of British Columbia, and it has
been rumored in London that the British Government was considering the
confiscation of the Emperor's property in Canada. y
It can be stated on the authority of a high official m the Foreign Office
that the Government has no thought of confiscating the property of alien
enemies located within the confines othe British Empire.
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