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F" stm"" "-W -VWtfatW?0? SPORTS FINAL EVE NING ilgp' LEDGER SPORTS I FINAL VOL. I NO. 14 PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1914. PRICE ONE CENT REPORTS VILLA DEAD BY ASSASSIN'S HAND IN MEXICAN CAMP His Secretary, Fierro, Who Was Charged With Kill ing Benton, Named as Murderer. i Carranza Holds on at National Palaco Despito Message De manding His Surrender to Calderon. ' EL PASO. Tex., Sept. 19. Reports teaching here today from Mexico porstst Jn saying that General Francisco Villa Jias been assassinated by his secretary, Fierro. Little credence Is placed In the rumors fcfcauso tho message from Chihuahua last night quoted Villa on tho present Mexican situation. Fierro was court-martialed and then released on the charge of having killed Denton, tho ranchman In Juarez, sev eral months ago. MEXICO CITY, Sept 29. Despite the demands of General Villa and Villa's goncrals, that Provisional President Vi-nustlnno Carranza resign, tho Indica tions today were that General Carranza. would remain In the National jraince at least until the convention of Constltu tlu" ' generals or their delegates Is lcj& -i-o next month. (fTiieul Carranza believes that no other plan of action on IiIb part would le tonslstent with the "Guadalupe agree ment," of which Villa Is one of tho signers. General Carranza and his advisers sat Jatc In tho executive quarters of tho Na tional Palaco last night working upon a plan of campaign and drafting a reply to the follow Inp telegrum which Carranza lias Just made public: I'To Don Venuattano Carranea, first chief of the Constitutionalist Army and in charge of tho executive power, Mexico City: "We desire to mako every effort to pre vent the enemies of the cause of liberty, who stoop to any medium that stains the llepuhllc, from profiting by such circum stances as seem Imminent. Wo also de sire to make every sacrifice before putting our fatherland In dtnger of foreign Inter vention. "Only the falluro of all those noblo hopes and all these generous efforts will lead us Into a fratricidal struggle into which we would bo compelled to enter as our duty. (Note: Part of the mossage la here Stricken out by tho Mexican censor.) "General Villa has telegraphed to all WERE CONSPICUOUS GOLFERS IN MERION EVENT TODAY um.nmiH Concluded on Page 7 KRUPP EXPERTS HAMQLE KAISER'S BIG SIEGE GUNS "Work So Effective That They Re ceive Iron Cross. BERLIN (By wlrelesB through Sayville, L I.), Sept 29. Seven officials of tho Krupp Gun "Works, iHnhn went to the front to direct the lire from the ncw-etyle heavy ordnance of tho Get man army, have been decorated with tha Iron Cross for good work with the howitzers. This Information was given out by the War Office today, nnd it confirms reports that Have been current for some time that the great guns of tho Germany army, which aie heavier than any ever Ufccd h any nation In warfare, are being han dled by experts from the Krupp works on the Essen. """" i mnimnrrn ,'.'" T " rmnfrm"' ' 'J . . V y 'F ' 3QK I jt&W?t;i " ',u ' Wai LAYTON M. SCHOCH, PHILADELPHIA C. C. BASEBALL RESULTS AT A GLANCE S. D. WRIGHT, JR., ARONIMINK CLUB. -o NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago l 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0- Boston o 0002000 1- Batteries Cheney and Archer; Hughes and Whaling. Umpires O'Connor and Byron. Pittsburgh 0 10030010- New York 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0- Batteries Harmon and Archer; O'Toole and Meyers. Umpires Hart and Rigler. AMERICAN LEAGUE -. ,- Cleveland 3 0051010 0- Chicago 2 2000000 x- Batteries Wolfgang and Schalk; Dillinger and Mills. Umpires Hildebrand and Dineen. R. H. E. 2 5 0 3 3 2 5 8 0 2 8 0 R. H. E. L0 12 1 4 10 3 Detroit 0 0 0 0 St. Louis o 0 0 3 Batteries Cavet and Stanage; Weilman and Agnew. Umpires O'Loughlin and Chill. FEDERAL LEAGUE Chicago o 3 0 0 3 0 1 Brooklyn o 0 0 3 0 10 Batteries Fiske and Wilson; Finneran and Watson. Umpires McCormick and Cross. MAXWELL BEATS KELLEY'S CARD BY ONE STROKE Final Returns of Morning Round at Merion Show Aronimink Golfer in Front of Field of 150. R. H. E. KEEN, FROSTY AIR MAKES WHOLE CITY SHIVER TODAY 6mn.ll Boys Are Happy, Though, for Chestnut Time Is Here. v-!i,p,.Jl 7, ' """Ins "P Its psychologic htat, vntll tn billiard days arrlva and frozen aro tho feet; TU frost Is In the subway, In the- surface , cars arul "I,", But when they'll start the fablo of the beailne none can tell. The dew that has been drenching the Pumpkin anil the fodder In the shock appeared on the golden globe that made ew Kntrland famous today in form not unlike the unshaven growth upon tho cLoeks of youth. 'Twos the frost. Shivering Is tho favorite outdoor pas tlm today for those who have not yet fv!i,nd tner overcoats. A foggy some thing seemed to have crept into tho at mosphere this morning, chilling to the "ones those who were lightly clad. rimall boys were tickled to death when th"y sniffed the frost. Frost means tho oponlng of the chestnut burr. A burr opened by frost meuns that the chostnut Is ripe. Also it means less trouble In Betting at the nut through Its porcupine covering. Frost Is. furthermore, the her ld of winter days, snow nnd coasting. Ice and skating for the small boy. A second attack was made today upon obdurate furnaces. Pipes taken down to be cleaned a few days ago and left standing for another day were hurriedly shot back Into place and houses this morning were filled with smoke. Ill humor and metaphorlc sulphur when the refrac tory iiuth wmked backwards. Loal dialers are chuckling nnd are now "ginning to reap their annual harvest. he P. R t. has not yet announced mat Us cars are heated That comes ifm'i So 'ur as Cdn bo learned there "I" be no change this year in the clever I'l-in of defeating good Intentions of the "eaters on tho subway-elevated trains, contrary to precedent, these heaters QfK, St. Louis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Baltimore fj 002 0 0 33 x 1 f, 1 8.2 0 Batteries Keupper and Chapman; Suggs and Jacklitsch. Umpires Anderson and Goeckel, Indianapolis 0 0000 000 Pittsburgh o 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 Batteries Moseley and Rariden; Knetzer and Berry. Umpires Brennon and Cusack. FIRST GAME Kansas City ....0 0 12 0 0 0 2 Buffalo 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 Batteries Johnson and Easterly; Ford and Blair. Umpires Shannon and Mannason. 0 x 0 3 1 6 x 11 6 7 12 11 Kansas City .... 0 Buffalo 4 SECOND GAME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Batteries Stone and Engewroth; Moran and Lavinge. Umpires Shannon and Mannason. PlllPl r- J iS u FAIR. WEATHER FORECAST For Philadelphia and vicinity Fair tonight and probably Wednesday, with mint; temperature; moderate vari able winds, for details, see fajf gage, BOSTON BRAVES WIN NATIONAL LEAGUE BUNTING Flag Will Float Over Hub for First Time Since Frank Selee Managed Club in 1898. After a lapso of 16 jears, the National I.euguo I't'iumnt will again be unfurled in Huston This afternoon the Hnncs. under the skillful leadership of tieoige Mailings, completed one of the most brilliant races in the hlstoiy of the game, capturing the Hag b lrtue of their 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs, while the New Vork Giant, runnel s-up. were being defeated by the Pittsburg Tlrates. 5 to 2. If StalPngs' men lose tho rest of their nine gamed and tho (Hants win all on their schedule, the Brues will still enjoy a four-point advantage jver their metro polltun rlvals Tlie stunding of the ulnm-is and con tenders after today's game is. Club. W. U Pet Boston S3 M U New Yolk W Wi -5S lu the event that Boston loses from to- Concluded ou l'ft, 7 1,000,000 RUSSIANS MOVE IN AVALANCHE UPON GERMAN SOIL Breslau, 190 Miles From Berlin, Is New Objective, While Cracow Is Left to Strong Investing Force, HAV-EIIFORD, Sept. 19. With all Ntho 150 staitcrs of the morning event of tho Merlon Cricket Club tourney In, It was found that Nonran Maxwell, Aromimlnk. had the best net score for the first 18 holes of the 36-hole event. .Maxwoll went out in 43 nnd came home in 41 for a total of 84, which, with his handicap of 12, gave him a net score of 7i, but one stroke Maxwell's card: Out ...4 G 0 3 6 C 3 4 343 In 4 4 G 4 6 4 4 4 J-41-l 12-72 R. Mott, Huntingdon Valley, and H. H. Franclne, of the same club, both turned in gross cards that were bettor than the pievious low fircss scores of l'errln and Sharewood. Tho cards: Mott Out ...4 5 4 I S 3 2 I 3-30 In 4 4 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 10-70 3-74 Franclne Out ...4 5 5 5 5 6 4 J 4-42 In ....3 4 5 5 4 4 6 4 3 40 S2 5 77 Name. Cirots. Hdcp. Net. Following are tho scores: A 1) ICtllej in is ri W N. rttecnson Hi 1(1 75 N. C. Iluticr s7 TJ 7." J. O. Hallonell 1 is 7 IV. W. Turner fs 11 77 & i) WrlKht. Jr ST io 77 J H. HoweH H'J !.", 77 T. II. Holton f.s 11 77 J. C l'ason OU IS 7 O H. Krumbhoar, Jr Hi IS 7S O. W. Stotzel, Jr. WI IN 78 c n. Vnrnall If. 1 7u M. P Jones 1)7 IS 7li C. II Canby 07 IS 70 A. O Hare us In so J. rt. MnxHoll, Jr so u S J P. Hallowell HI III SO w. sarKfnt po in so r. a, nicking Au o so K. R. Bliarood h.' S $0 J. K. I.unehurnrr Ill 10 st It. I. JleNeel ,., vi s si II. V. Knmtley 01 lo SI .M. J. Hell l.'l is St II. V, I'errlr s.', .1 sj J. H, I'arkard, 3d I'S 111 SL' A J. Hmlth , Iiki is s It. V. Steele '.m s sj B. O. Nelll li IS xs II. P. Statzcll IO 10 M J. B. Tnith Wt Hi M W. 1'. Sheirer lul Is M K. J. Mauecly Oil HI si W. .1. M. Ujrr ! .s si SL'OHBS. . them htemt Norman Maxwell M 12 7J ii v. Kniltl ss I.. ,t Itletianl Matt 70 74 II. II. Franclne S: J. D. Il.ik.-r lift lrt 7 M. O. II. Hallnwcll O'l IS 81 II, U MeaMer 07 IS SJ II P. H.lllV Hl IK S'.' T. Anroinson I''l 17 W W. W. htewart 101 IS SI J. W. Me It l.t S.I I.. O. Dell.ncn 101 IK si P. V. 8mihe 101 IS hi "V. 11. RnberU Iiirt 17 VI .1. C. ilaker HU 111 M II. Ii. .New ton 0.' h St PETROQRAD, Sept. 29. Tlreslau, in Silesia, 190 miles from Ber lin, is now believed to be the muln Rus sian objective. Cracow, which the Rus sians' northern column Is nearlng, will be Invested by a large army, following the precedent set at Przemysi A million men are reported engaged in this move ment. The northern column has assaulted Tarnow and a pitched battle is now in progress there. The Austrian are put ting up a. strong resistance but they are greatly outnumbered. 'With Tarnow In possession of the Russians the last ob stacle In the way of the siege of Cracow ml have been removed. Dumbrlcko, a Concluded en l'ost T GOLFERS DINE TONIGHT After an enJonble day of golf, the Uolf Association of Philadelphia will hold its fourth annual dinner at the Merlon Cricket Club this evening. Covers will be laid for 250, and the affair will be a strictly Informal dinner. J. ALBERT CALDWELL DIES SUDDENLY IN ENGLAND Senior Member of Jewejry Firm Passes Away at Bournemouth, J. Albert Caldwell, senior member of the linn of J K Caldwell & Co., tha Chestnut street Jewelers, died today at Bournemouth, Kngland, where he had been staing for the last two weeks. Mr. Caldwell's death came as a great shock to his family nnd members of the Arm. K. T. Chase, a member of the firm. said this afternoon that no one was J aware of Mr. Caldwell's Illness. HU death occurred at the Royal Hath Hotel Mr. Caldwell went to Europe last May. He visited France and Germany during hl tour. He was frequently In the heart of the war-ridden districts, and on ac count of tha trouble abroad Intended re- i turning soon to this counto. ! As Mr. Caldwell seemed adverse to worrying friends or relathes about his1 condition, R is possible he mu have been 111 for some time before death came. He is survived by a widow and two children. In this city he made hU home ut ttu Beilevue-StraUord. GERMAN RIGHT FLEEING WITH VON KLUK READY TO YIELD, SAYS REPORT The War Today General von Klult'a army, tho German right wing. Is In full retreat, accord Ine to reports In Paris from tho bat tlefield. The German leader Is re ported willing to yield. Tho break In tho Invaders lines, the report adds, began Saturday. Paris has a report that General von Kluk has begun to withdraw, but the War Ofllco Is reticent. Slow gains against tho German right are an nounced, and It Is added that the Germans' efforts to break through the lino at Ithclms have been violent. Prlnco Adalbert, the Kaiser's third son, Is said to have been killed by his own men by mistake. Two hundred and fifty thousand Ger man naval reserves 'are reported be ing rushed from North Sea ports to aid In tho siege of Antwerp. This In dicates the German plan to crush completely tho Belgian flanking movements. In East Prussia conflicting reports claim the aggrcsslvo for both tho Russians and the Germans. It seem3 ' certain that the German bombard ment of Ossowlcz has been repulsed. Petrograd claims a general retirement of the Germans across the Polish frontier into East Prussia. Berlin states that the Russians have been unable to take the initiative in an advance into East Prussia. r.usslans have begun direct operations against Breslau. Thermion men in the northern column, now within four marches of Cracow, will leave tho siege of that former objective to a strong Investing rorco and move across the German frontier, in pur suance of the general plan to reach Berlin before winter Is over. Severe fighting is going on at Tarnow, GO miles from Cracow, Dumblcka and other positions on the road have been taken, and the main Russian army Is making rapid progress. In the south movement is less rapid on account of tho marshy ground, but the Austrians are described as losing In frequent minor encounters. Berlin War Office officially announces there Is nothing to indicate that tho great battle has entered the decid ing stages. It bays fighting Is gen eral, with no decided change except along the Mouse, where the Germans , continue to make gains. Tho right wing has stood firm, although sub jected to severe pressure, Belgium War Office announces Ger mans have occupied Mechlin after severeNbombardment. Much damage has been done to Alost, an Import ant city. The presence of largo numbers of Germans In Brussels has led to a belief that the retreat from France has begun. Petrograd War Office reports briefly the continued bombardment of Prze mysl and repulse of sorties by tho garrison. Pride Is expressed In the seizure of all the Carpathian passes, which prevents the passage of an Austrian force to attack the ItusMan armies, advancing on Cracow and Breslau, on the rear. The retiring Austrians In the south are, as re ported, low in supplies and as losing many men and gups in skirmishes. Servian War Office reports that a se vere battle Is waging near Krupanl. where the invading Austrians have made their final btand on Servian ter ritory. From Cettlnje comes the re port that the bombardment of Sara Jevo, capital of Bosnia, has com menced. The combined Bervian Montenegrin forces have strongly In vested the city. Italy Is stirred over the election of a Turkish Prince to the Presidency of Albania, and agitators arc urging that encroachments are certain to follow in sufficient degree to cause Italy to enter the war on the side of tha Allies. Many Guns and Munitions of War Aban doned in Precipitate Retreat of Exhausted Invaders, Paris Hears From Battlefield in North. General Von Buelow Rumored in Grave Danger Break Said to Have Begun Saturday When Allies Redoubled Fury of Attack After Peace Parley Failed. SATURDAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER Next Saturday. October 3. Is the last registration day for the November election. H is the last chance to qualify to vote for I'nlted States Senator, Oov ernor. Congressmen, members of the Legislature and for otryr Important unices to be filled on November 3 Poll tax receipts can be purchased at the polling places. Pirteenralment is not necessary PARIS, Sept, 29. The right wing of the German army In France is in full retreat, according to Information from the north. General von Kluk, commander of tho army making up the German right wing, has offered to surrender to Gen eral Joffre, the French commander-in-chief, If the Germans are allowed to retire to Germany, It is said. According to reports from the north. General von Kluk's army began to break on September 2G under the ter rific pounding of the French and Brit ish. Tho French had- extended their lines to Combles, less than 50 miles from the Belgian border and ten miles south of Bapaume, where they vigor ously were assaulting the rear of the German right and the troops defend ing von Kluk's line of communication Into Belgium. It was then that General von Kluk opened the peace parley. In addition to demanding safe conduct to Ger mnny, he agreed to guarantee that his soldiers would not take up armi ngaln during the war. General Joffre's re ply to the German general's terms was to redouble tho fury of the French bombardment. When tho German retreat began mitrailleuses were mounted on automo bile trucks and sent in pursuit of tho German army, It is reported. According to unofficial information, the Germans were exhausted. They could not make rapid progress and lost heavily, They are reported to have left behind many guns and a large quantity of munitions. The consummation of this envelop ing movement around von Kluk's army Is believed to have resulted In the re cent tightening of the censorship. Gen eral von Buelow's German army is re ported in grave danger. No official announcement has been made. The War Office statement at S o'clock said desperate assaults on the Allies' left had been repulsed. Tho statement says: "On our left wing, to the north of tho Somme and between the Somme and the Oise, the enemy has attempted night and day attacks and has been repulsed. On the north of the Alsno there Is no change. "At tho centre, in the Champagne district, and to the east of tha Ar- gonne, the enemy has been engaged In conducting a heavy bombardment of our position. Between the Argonne region and the Meuse slight progress has been made by our troops, who And themselves facing strongly organ Ued positions pn the heights of the Meuse. "In the Woevre section and on our right wing (Lorraine and the Vosgeai no notnble change has occurred. "In a general way, our line Is thrown east and west along a point from tho region of Pont-a'-Mousson. Apremont. the Meuse, the region of Bt. Mlhlel, the helg:is to the north of Spada and a part ' the heights of the Meuse to tho southeast of Verdun. "Between Verdun and Hheims the general front is bounded by a line pasa, Ing through the region of Varenncs to the north of Soualn and Chaubsea Romalne, and at Rheims encloses the approaches to Rheims, the Rheims road to Berry-au-Bae and the heights called the Chemln du Dames. "On the right bank of the Ittver Alsne this line follows the river as far as the region of Solesons. Between Solssons and the forest of IAlgle it Includes the first plateaus of the right bank of the Aisne Between the Rivers ise and Somme this line corresponds to the front to Rlbecourt loccupleu t us), Lawiguy loccupleu by the enemy;, Royo (occupied by us) and Chalons (the enemy's). "To the north of the Somme tho lln stretches across the plateau between Alberta and Combles. "We took many more prisoners yes terday. These belonged notably to tha Soventh Corps, the Seventh Reserve Corps, the 10th, 12th, 15th and the 19th Corps of the Germany army." It is reported Germans have rcnewel their operations in upper Alsaco und that fierce fighting Is again in prog ress in the vicinity of Muelhausen. - e Germans continue their assaults against the Verdun-Toul line of forts, but it officially is denied that they have made any substantial progress. Several officers In the garb of tho British Indian troops have been seon In Paris, and this is accepted as con clusive proof that at last the Indian regiments are in the field, although up to the present time there ha3 beon no official Btatement on this .subject. There is a strong inclination t 'ie headquarters of General Galllcnl, Mili tary Governor of Paris, to believe that the battle has reached its climax. Seventeen days of day and night f.jhtlng has exhausted the troops of both armies, but the Germans have suffered worse than the Alllc German prisoners report the most terrible con ditions prevailing along tha lines. Some German regjmcntn have been com pletely wiped out. In many Instances a new regiment has been formed in the dful of troops left '-nm regiments which havo oen in the forefront of attacks. Tho Prussian Guards havo suffered most heavily because they were thrown forward against the enemy to lead. many of the assaults made around Rheims Whilo no authentic figures are ob tainable from military headquarters, officers who are familiar with the sit uation declare the German casualties in the Battle of the Alsne, now believed, entering its decisive stage, total fully ISO, 000 In killed, wounded and missing. The losses of the Allies, they say, prob ably will be 100.000, inasmuch as at many points of tho line it has been found necessary to deliver frontal at tacks on heaUly intrenched positions. In the case of tho Germans it is said they have a far higher percentage in dead than the Allies. The British have lost heavily, but all of the gaps in their forces have been filled with the members of the latest expedition to reach France, A lull seems to have fallen over the fighting In the Wouvre district, due to the thick fog which made it Impossible for the troapi to undertake nny opera tions for fear that friend would attack friend. Prince Adalbert, a son of Emperor William, is reported to have met hln death upon the battlefield from a Ger man bullet. According to this rumor, tho Prince, who was iu advance of hU troops, was hhot by mistake and not by design. French mi' auth irltlei dmy that the Germans haw weaken of tho (oris south of Verdun. On the con. trary. it Is tald, the German troops If that district are menaced on three side by the French. A telegram from Geneva saya that a buttery of German artillery was sent across S' iss soli in an effort t secur an advantageous position to the south of the French right wing, but the men were captured and disarmed. They proved willing captives, net having eaten an thing for six days except some raw vegetables and a little fruit, A piuire of Buffering is brought from j the German 114 by prisoner, most of HI a i 4 jrCSqtttK- -S-" ye"