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SIXTIETH YEAR NO. 322.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1911. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Baker Clouts Out a Home
Run in the Ninth
MATHEWSON IS SHAKY
New York's Star Hurler Bested
by Coombs, Wt'io Is in Su
New York Polo Grounds, Oct.
17 Philadelphia won the
third of the world's series to
day in the 11th inning by a
score of 3 to 2.
Philadelphia Lord went out,
Doyle to Merkle. Oldring went out,
Fletcher to Merkie. Collins went out,
Merkle to Mathewson. No runs.
New York Devore fanned on
three pitched balls. Doyle went out
to Davis, unassisted. Coombs struck
out Snodgras. No runs.
Philadelphia Baker went out,!
Doyle to Merkle. It was an assist of
Doyle's. Murphy lined a fly to Her-,
zog. The catch cut off a two-bagger, j
Davis filed out to Snodgrasa. No i
New York Murray wont out on a
high fly to Lord. Coombs mixed a
fast drop with a high in shoot and
kept the ball near the handles of the
Giants' bats. Merkle went out, Barry
to Davis. Herzog struck out. No
Philadelphia Barry singled and
stole second, Meyers' throw being
high. Lapp lined to Doyle, who dou
bled Barry at second, Fletcher tak
ing the throw. It was a sharp dou
ble ptay and" saved the situation for
the (Hants.. Coombs popped out to
Doyle. No runs.
New York Fletcher flied to Mur
phy. Meyers' gras-ser was
too hot ror;"lnf'(1
Baker and the Indian was safe. The
crowd cheered as it was the Giants'
first single of the game. Mathewson
singled to right, Meyers taking third.
The stands were in uproar. Meyers
scored on Devore's intleld tap, which
Barry threw to Collins, forciug out
Mathewson. Devore went out steal- j fumbled Murphy s hit, Baker taking
ing second, Lapp to Barry. One run. ' third. Baker scored on Davis' sin
Koi htii niN,. ! ;le. Murray threw out Murphy. Da
Philadelphia Lord went out on a
long fly to Snodgrass. Oldring poi
Ied out to Fletcher. Collins beat out
an infield hit which, had Herzog not
made a beautiful stop, would have
gone for a two-bagger. Collins stole
second. New York players kicked on
the decision. Baker went out,
Mathewson to Merkle. Mathewson
made a pretty play on the ball, leap
iiik hieh in the air to tcke the high
bounder. No runs.
New York Doyle weut out, Col
lins to Davis. Snodgrass went out on
a hieh fly to Lord. Murray went out
on a skyscraper which Murphy cap-
tured. No runs.
I "I I-"I'll IMMi.
Philadelphia Murphy was safe on
Herzog's error on a hard bounder.
Davis singled, the bull bitting I'inpire
Connolly. Murphy took second on
the hit. Barry sacrificed. Murphy
and Davis taking second and third.
n Iipp s infield tap Murphy wont
ut at the plate on a;i assist ty
Mathewson to Meyers and a putout
by Herzog. who chased the runner
lear to the plate." Coombs popped
our to Fletcher. No runs.
New York Merkle filed to Lord.
Herzog walked on the first base on
balls of the came. The crowd, in a
frenzy of excitement, trie.l its best
to rattle Coombs. Herzog went out
stealing. Lapp to Colhns. Fletcher
went out. Barry to Davis. No runs.
Philadelphia Lord H:-d to Mur
phy. The Athletics had d.:fu:Uy in
t-oiv ing M at hew son's speed on the
dark day. Oldring struck out. Col
lins flied to Snodgrass. No runs.
New York The wea'her cleared a
bit and there is only the faintest sus
r.estion of mist. Meyers fouled out
to Lapp. Mathewson's hiuh or.e was
IN VICE INQUIRY
17. Tiller of Poii.e
-ny us a witness- loouy ir the
; :n;:r.ss:oa's ii.es;ig.tsi'a into
alleged fcilusioTi between tl:? poli, e
force and gambling and vice. Attor
ney Whl)i 1
prosecutor for the
ct.-.iiiis..?4CR. said it wi.s his Intention v res were sir.;p:e. villi Rt-v. Dr.
to &hcT.- thnt an .r.U-r i : -icing the i e WaHuce Radciiffe oir.cistine Irter
district ur.der strict rt-gulatinn was i lent was in llmk Creek cemetery,;
utt rlv disregarded at r resent. ith's city.
Box Score Giants
NEW YORK A.B. R. H. P. A.
Devore, If. ........ 4 0 0 0 0
Doyer, 2b 4 0 0 6 5
i Snodgrass, cf 3 0 0 3 0
: Murray, rf 2 0 0 2 1
; Merkle. 1b 3 0 0 9 2
Herzog, 3b .3 1 1 3 2
Fletcher, m 4 0 0 3 6
Meyer, o 4 116 3
I Mathewson, p. . 3 O 1 1 2
I Becker, x. 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 2 3 33 21 5 I
x Batted for Mathewson In eleventh.;
Two base hit
Barry, Collins. Double play Doyle to Fletcher. Bases on balls Off
Coombs, 4. Struck out By Mathewson, 4; by Coombs. 7. Umpires
Klem and Brennan (National); Connolly and Deneen (American).
smothered by Collins. Devore went; Rodgers Leaves McAlester.
out, Baker to Davis. No runs. I McAlester. Okla.. Oct. 17. Aviator
pevk'N'TH innino. .'Rodgers left at 7:30 this morning on
Philadelphia Baker went out oD;his transcontinental flight
a high fly to Murray.
to Doyle. Davis fanned. No runs.
New York Doyle went out, Col
lins to Davis. Snodgrass whiffed.
Murray walked and was safe on sec
ond when Collins dropped Lapp's
throw. .MerKie went out, ioinns ioi
Davis. No runs. j
Philadelphia Barry doubled to
left. Lapp scratched an infield hit.'
Barry taking third. Coombs tapped :
to Doyle, who threw out Barry at the I
plate. Lapp went out at home when i
he tried to come in after Fletcher'
dropped a throw of Doyle, who field-,
ed Lord's grounder to catch Coombs'
at second. Lord got first base on i
Fletcher's error. Oldring fanned. ,
New York Herzog flied to Lord.
Fletcher went out, Barry to Dais.i
Meyers fanned. No runs. j
Philadelphia Collins went out,
Herzog to Merkle. Baker made a
home run to the right field bleach-
ers. The crowd went wild. Herzog 1
! fumbled Murphy's hit. Murphy tak-'
ing second. Davis went out. Meyers
to Merkle. Murphy took third. Bar-1
ry struck out. Ames is warming up.,
New York Mathewson fanned.
Devore popped to Baker. Doyle fan-j
Philadelphia -Lapp went out,:
Fletcher to Merkle. Coombs ilied to
Doyle. Lord went out, Fletcher to j
; Merkle. No runs. . .
New "York Snodgrass wnllcSJr Mur-!
rny sacrificed. Coombs to Davis. Snod- j
grass went out stealing third, Lapp to ;
Baker. The latter was spiked, but re-j
Merkle walked. Merkle went
out stealing. No runs.
Philadelphia Oldring went out,
Herzog to Merkle. Collins singled.
Baker was safe on Herzog's poor
throw to Merkle, who dropped the
bail. Collins scored when Fletcher
vis weut out stealing, .Meyers to
Do vie. Two runs.
New York Herzog doubled.
Fletcher flied out. Becker batted
for Mathewson. Herzog took third
. .. i ..-Vi-.,. riwno i, tti l.lii.l
Becker s hit. rr.le Devore was at
bat, Becker went out stealing. Lapp,
fo Collins. Meyers went out, Collins to
Ihtvis. One run. j
;iMS K.tVOHKU IN BKTS.
New York, Oct. 17. The third!
game of the w orld's championship j
between the Athletics and (Hants was
scheduled today at the Polo grounds.'
sky in the forenoon obscured!
sodden clouds. The betting favored
ilio ci'inti to .", Thp sale of tick-
.... iti. f.i-nruhlpi
weather the attendance would equal
Saturday's, which was limited only
by the capacity of the ground. With
the exception of the baneries there
will be no changes in the lineup.
Till. KIM s rOFII)KT.
PhMadelphians who came over to,
see today's game were brimming;
- i t nnfiiliiniiA an.) r.ifiitv- tn'
back their opinions with something
besides words. The Giants believe
they will win the series. The play
ers talked that way at the clubhouse
this morning, basing their opinion r.n
the form Mathewson and Marqup.rd
have shown in the first two games.
I.F. KTHl IAM.
The gathering outside the bleat her
gates before that entrance was open
ed showed somewhat less enthusiasm
than on the mornine of the first game
of the series. Onlv five bovs spent'
the night there, and at o lock
there were barely one hundred in
the line. One of those who had
waited all night was a negro dtvir.-
:ty student who spent the long atih
on a sear on a so.ip hex under an
eiectric light, read a well-thumbed
JUSTICE HARLAN BURIED
i table leathering al H-uie Held
iu New York "ity.
Washington, I. C. Cnt. IT. Men.-
i.rs of the cabinet, diplomats, judges
courts, army and navy officials
;:ni resident so 'ety attended the
ft ne rul of Associate Justice John M.
Harlan of the suprt-rue court at the'
Nw York Avenue Presbyterian
hurch here this afternoor.. Theser-;
- Athletics Game
E., PHILADELPHIA. A.BR.H.
0;Lord, If 5 0 0
OjOldring, cf 5 0 0
Oi Collins, 2b 5 1 2
0 ! Baker, 3b 5 2 1
0 j Murphy, rf 5 0 0
2;Davi, 1b 5 0 2
3 j Barry, st 3 0 2
0 i Lapp, c 4 0 1
0' Coombs, p 4 0 0
P. A. E.
5 0 0
i Totals 41 3 8 33 16 2
Home run Baker.
Denison, Texas, Oct. 17. Lack of;
gasoline caused aviator Rodgers to
aliaht at Pottsboro, seven miles from
here and inability to get any gaso-
line there kept him on the ground
for two hours with prospects of a
1 much longer delay.
TRYING WOMAN FOR
MURDER OF HUSBAND
.Mrs. Laura Stannard, Ontonagon,
Mich.. Charged With 'lacing
Strychnine in Coffee.
Ontonagon. Mich.. Oct. 17. When
the trial of Mrs. Laura Standard,
charged with killing her husband by
stiychnine poisoning, was resumed to
day, the work of obtaining a jury was
begun. After it had been tentatively
accepted. Mrs. Stannard said:
"I'm not afraid of those. I have
confidence they will do the right thing.
I have landed in a ntst of vijers. but
they are powerless to sting me."
Ther are ;) ialesrr.en available
lrHn 1 h" regular panel, and if a jury
can bp completed with these men it
will grtatly shorten the trial, but th
case has attracted such wide attention
that some doubt is entertained about
the possibility of 12 men qualifying as
jurors out of the regular panel.
ATTORNEY IS ACCUSED
OF ATTACKING A NUN
"lerior ..f Hammond Hospital Iden
titled Kirnier AiUint Prose
cutor l.-aiink; 'ourl.
Chicago. Oct. 17. Mother Super
ior Xavier of St. M ;! rgaret's hospital.
Hammond, Ind.. who yesterday was a
victim of a gang of slugeers. as she
was leaving the criminal court today
identified Former Assistant State's
Attorney William Rittenhouse as the
man who struck her. Rittenhouse
denied the charges. Mother Xavier is
prosecuting James ririneran, presi
evt or local
Workers' union, on a charge of bav-i
ing attacked Kvelyn Florin, a student;
nurse. Rittenhouse is counsel for;
Child Drinks Whisky: Dies. !
Yonkers. N. Y., Oct. 17. Flanda'
Msrkucci. 2 '2 jears old. is dead here,
as the result of having gulped down
an ounce of whisky.
IS HIT AGAIN
jj Large Blocks Thrown on
Market at Today's
GLOOM IN TIN PLATE
Uncertainty of Federal Govern
ment's Attitude and Tobacco
New York, N. Y., Oct. 17. Large
diocks oi biocn 011
stock market at the opening today
and prices yielded in every direction,
Selling was heaviest in I nited States
Steel, tne nrsi iraatuau iu uuu
SIFTING THEM OUT
; was 4,500 shares at a decline of 5-8.
Announcement of a reduction in the
price of tin plate to the lowest figures
since 1905 accellerated the decline in
I'nited States steel
, rot 4
and it yielded
,' , , , . an instant yesterdav twisted itself out
Active selling also was conducted 1 "
in other parts of the list, with an of a situation which had worried op
abrupt fall of 1 1-2 in St. Paul at- posing counsel since last Wednesday
tracting considerable attention. and for the remainder of the day, at
;ovkhnment attitude: CAl'SE, i least, went ahead joyfully.
Attitude of officials of the depart-; -ouia you set aside your opinion ,,Hra COiinty went immediately to the
ment of justice toward the American sufficiently to enable you to give a fair t,rj(iKe with several deputies and re
Tobacco company's plan of reorgan- and Impartial verdict?" was the ques-. lnoved the dynamite. A general
ization and revival of reports that tion Pllt to tbe talesman, Z. T. Nelson, search is being made for the men.
action was soon to be taken by the b' Judge Walter Bordwell, supple-. ovl,. row Aims v asiun;tov.
government against the United States menting the earlier examination by At- Ioa Angeles, Oct. 17. With his
Steel corporation combined to depress torney Clarence S. Harrow, chief of departure from Los Angeles today,
prices materially in the morning ses- counsel for James McNamara. Nel- profcident Taft brought to an end hia
Cnited States 6teel was weakest
among prominent issues, much sell-
ing being attributed to European
sources. Both issues of American!
Tobacco bonds and preferred stock .
were heavy and on the curb com-
men stock declined nine points.
ITALIANS ARE PUT
TO ROUT BY TURKS
Fredericks later. "The talesman riis- Dakota, Minnesota and Illinois. A 1-
Keeonnoiteirinii Party t' Itetreat, qualified himself. There was no us-.e though the trip has been a hard one,
Ix-avinK Hundred iad on the U ,!p to he r,urt " President leaves the Pacific coast
When court closed today. Nelson practically in as good physical con
Field. : was on his way home and two other dition as when he boarded the train
London. Oct. 17. A dispatch to
the Chronicle from Constantinople
says: "Italians are reported to have
suffered a serious reverse outside
Tripoli. A reconnoitering party got
too far from its base and carne in
contact with Turks. The Italians
were forced 10 retreat, leaving loo
dead on the held.
Big Steamer Ashore.
Port Huron, Mich-, Oct. 17. A re-;
port from Pointe Aux Barques states :
the steamer Robert E. Bunsen iajthat the atate was attempting to "rail-
CUBS -SOX SERIES
Chicago, Oct. 17. The Sox - Cuba -
baseball game, scheduled for today, j
was postponed on account of wetlty. It Is a material issue. I say, and
Dispensing With Nelson Believ
ed to Be Forerunner of
Progress in Trial.
MANY ISSUES ARE DEFINED
Iredicted That Hearing of Case Will
Not End Before May Attorneys
in a Brash.
Los Angeles, Cal., Oct. 17. Speedy
completion of a jury, that Is, within a
month or a little more, was the outlook '
when the McNamara trial opened here
today. Estimates that the jury would 1
inIUJ until ka 1 H rt Do.!
1 Cliicuu uu.aixctu u 111 1 1 i in 1 1 i. n v - v.
cember, or, perhaps, until Christmas. ' :- - - -
were scaled down to Thanksgiving or ' proven. This defendant can sit here
Dec. 1, and predictions that the trial mute; he doesn't have to prove an ali
would not end before May were abbre-; bl. It is necessary for the prosecution
viated correspondingly. That the exam- to prove that a crime has been commit
ination of Talisman Nelson has clear-1 ted. The burden Is on them."
ed the atmosphere was agreed by de-j ks- axd -vo" answer.
fining many issues involved in the ef-j Tilt effect of Nelson's long examina
fort to determine whether James B. , ton was perceptible yesterday .and to
McNamara is guilty of causing Charles dav in tne terse replies of talesmen
, ... I who came after him.
' Haggerty's death In the Times explo-
NELSON' IS DHOIM'EU.
When seemingly caught in its first
snag, the McNamara murder trial
son naa Deen asKea many hundreds of
questions to elicit his views and he had
answered all of them without clearing
P the situation,
statk tixonn riiAi.i.ENtiB.
"I don't just know ," he replied to
this one, and in an instant District At
torney John D. Fredericks, for the
state, withdrew opposition to a chal-
lenge previously made by the defense city to Butte, Mont., where, Thurs
on the charge of bias. j day, the president will "go ashore"
"There was not anything else to do for a few hours. From Butte Taft
after that question and answer," said goes through eastern Montana, South
talesmen had been examined by the
defense. One of them. John W. Rob-
erts. a real estate dealers, was found
satisfactory and Robert F. Bain, a car-;
pecter, also was examined without
rariiing any contest. Nevertheless, it
was the fairly general opinion that the
nelson case wo'i.i he duplicated berore ;
a jury was obtained.
ATTOit.NKi iv (lash. ;
The final exclusion of Nelson was
preceded by a clash of attorneys. At
torney Scott for the defense charged
roaa jic.varaata to tne gauowg.
! t atAr fin AlTftmpv rrnw frtr th
defense, tock occasion to say:
"Nelson has a conclusive opinion that
this building was blown up by dyna-jthe
mite. But here is a man who says
the building was bion up by gas. Oa-
viouisly he says my client is not guil-,
you can't concede a peg until it U
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, fo
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline,
Generally fair tonight and Wednes
day; slightly cooler tonight.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 54; highest
yesterday. 71 ; lowest last night, 63.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 10 miles
j Relative humidity, at 7 p. m. S9; at
17 a.m. 93.
' Stage of water. S.3; a rise of .8 !n
i last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets :13 p. in., rises 6:11; mooi
rises 2:07 a. m.; G p. m., planet Mars
stationary; 2 a. m..' planet Neptune
at quadrature -with the sun, 90 de
grees west thereof.
' sw ers, there being an evident under
standing of what the examining coun-
j s el was trying to learn and a willing
neFs to help him find out. The exam
. ination of Talesman Robert F. Ban,
was the first thing on the rrogram at
th opening of court. Ban is a civil
war veteran, over 60 years of age.
TRAP IS SET FOR
Thirty-six Sticks of Dynamite
and Fuse Are Placed Under
Bridge in California.
DISCOVERED BY WATCHMAN
Find Is Made Fw Hours Before la.ss"
ing of Train Bearing Kecu
tive and Party.
San Francisco, Oct. 17. A report
received here yesterday by officials
of the Southern Pacifh? Railway com
pany from C. B. Brown, section fore
man for the road at Naples, Cal.,
gave details of the discovery of 3 6
sticks of dynamite under the Cairtan
viaduct, 20 miles north of Santa Bar
bara, several hours before President
Taft's special train passed over the
bridge enroute to Los Angeles. The
dynamite was found after the watch
man engaged in a revolver battle
with two men, who escaped.
The dynamite was discovered at 2
o'clock in the morning. The piesi
dent's train passed over the bridge
at The night watchman saw
two men on the bridge Bhortly be
fore 2 o clock. They were at the op
posite end of the 1,000-foot span and
ran w hen ordered to halt. The watch
man hurried across the bridge, firing
several ehots, which were returned.
After the pair had escaped in the
darkness the watchman returned to
the bridge and began an investiga-
Near the center of the span,
lodged on one of the supports of the
viaduct, be found the 36 sticks of
dynamite with a 10-foot fuse attach
ed to one of the sticks. He left the
find untouched, going immediately to
Santa Barbara and notifying the of
ficials. Sheriff Wines of Santa Bar-
second visit to the Pacific coast since
he entered the White house, and j
from now until Nov. 1 the president!
will travel toward Washington.!
From Los Angeles Taft will make the(
longest "jump" of his present trip,;
there being but one regularly sched-j
uled stop at Ogdeu, I'tah, tomorrow
afternoon on the journey from this,
in Bohton more than four weeks ago.'
Mexican Federal Force Rout IIeb-l!
in Hot Battle.
Mexico City, Oct. 17. Dispatches
froni fueruavara say that the I'OOi
'Zaoatiatas were slain in the battle
rea r the vil lage of Tepextian Sunday,
but Za;-ata himself once more escap-j
ed. The Zapatiatas were caught be
tween the forces of General Flgueroa!
and Colonel Blanquet. In addition!
to the slain a large number wt-iej
wounded and many were taken pris
oners. The rebels had entrenched
themselves upon the hillside close by.
village. The federals sent sharp-j
' shooters to the end of the trenches'
and their fire drove the rebels from!
cover. Coming into the open the ri-.
(els attacked the itovtramrrt troops
Tt L-lUc aged for eeven hours, j
Red Cross Formed to Re
move Victims of
TO RECAPTURE CITIES
Imperial Governmnet Begins
Aggressive Preparations to
Hankow. Oct. 17 The Imperial gov
ernment today began aggressive prep
arations for the, recapture of Hankow
and Wii Chang. The first train load of
troops from the north arrived and
camped near Hankow. Several thous
and more soldiers are expected to ar
rive before sundown. The imperial
naval force in the river were aug
mented by the arrival of one of the
navy's modern gunboats, which car
ried Admiral Sah Chen Ping, who im
mediately took command of the situa
tion. A Red Cross society, organized
by revolutionary leaders, began today
removing heaped-up corpses from th
streets of Wu Chang.
;R4KTEK is rkhf.aded.
The revolutionary determination to
end the regime of official graft was
brought sharply to attention today by
the execution of an officer who had
been appointed to collect funds for
the rebel cause. He waa caught In
an attempt to divert some of th
money to his own pocket and was
NANKING 1 DAXfJKn.
Peking, Oct. 17. The acting Ameri
can consul at Nanking telegraphed
the American legation here today that
the fall of Nanking is Imminent. He
asks that a gunboat be sent there.
Pao Ting Fu-Kai Fung, capital of the
llonan province, Id reported to have
been taken by revolutionists.
Berlin, Oct. 17. Hankow official
advices today state that German
bluejackets landed from three war
ships and reinforced by German local
residents, are now engaged In fight
ing the Chinese mob. The admiralty
understands the German were co
operating with an international land
ing corps movement commanded by
a Japanese naval captain.
WILSON ASKED DOZEN
TO SUPPORT LORIMER
But He Is Unable to Itocull .Name of
Any Whom He Solicited While
Witness Before Committee.
Chicago, Oct. 17. Representative
RoTJert K. Wilson of Chicago testi
fied In the Lorimer Investigation to
day. Wilson was one of the demo
crats who voted for Lorlnier and wag
present in the Southern hotel. St.
Ijouls, when the so-called "bath
room" episode took place.
Wilson testified: "I probably asked
a dozen men to vote for Lorimer, but
I can't remember the name of any
Individual." When asked why he
voted for Lorimer, Wilson replied he
thought It would be a good thing for
the democratic party to elect Lori
mer. Senator Kern "Didn't you know
that the Payne-Aldricu tariff meas
ure was up before congrenH at that
time and didn't you know the repub
licans wanted very much to have a
republican senator elected for Illi
nois, because the vote on the varloriH
schedules was extremely close?"
Wilson "Well, yes, I guess I did,
but I didn't think much of it at the
Women Dry Farmeri.
Colorado Spring. Colo., Oct. 17.--Tbe
feature of the dry farming con
gress today was the convening of the
first international congress of farm wo
men. More than one hundred women
from 21 tatet registered. At the far
mere' Institute a discussion of pobhI
ble products In dry farming area, was
lead by W. Frank Gardner of Sturgis,
Black River Fallo, WU . Oct. 17.
Fearing further destruction from flood
timilar to the one which partially de
stroyed their city several weeks a;o
citizetis of Black River Falls ipent tb
night trying to prevent another
ter. Owing to the refeut reins the
river is rising and elowly eating Iu
way into what U left of the once busi
ness district- Some buildings that bad
withstood the previous flood were un
dermined lant night and floated dowu
the raging torrent. Resident are
again moving to higher ground.