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Fair tonight and tomorrow, little change in temperature; gentle to moderate northerly winds. Temperature for 21 hours ending at 11:30 today: Highest, 71 at 11:30 today: lowest, 47 at 6 a.m. today. Full report on page 7. Closing N. Y. Stocks and Bonds, Page 14 ■v- nno Entered as second class matter SHENANDOAH CABIN TORN BADLY: MAY DELAYFUGHT DAY Dirigible Expected to Stay at San Diego for Repairs Until Tomorrow. SAILS OVER MOUNTAINS SAFELY IN SNOWSTORM Later Voyage to Hawaii Projected. Ship Now to Turn North Up Coast. the AKROi'itted Press. SAN DIEGO, Cal., Oct. 11.—Because a rear cabin was smashed while the Shenandoah was being moored last night after completing her trans continental flight and some repairs to her motors, the big dirigible will ■probably stay at her mooring mast at North Island all day today, ac cording to a telephone message from the North Island Navy Flying Field. A hole about six feet long was torn in the rear cabin of the dirigible, ac cording to the communication from North Island. Although this damage was described of a minor nature, it. together with some work to be done on two of the ship's six motors, was expected to keep her here today. Now Moored Safely. The great navy dirigible was moored safely to the mast, at North Island early today after the first transcontinental flight by a rigid airship. Ahead of her lay a flight tip the Pacific Coast to Camp I.ewis, "Wash., the about-face for lakehurst. K. J., and the possibility later of a trip to Hawaii. The great vessel arrived in good order, except that two of her motors needed overhauling. despite the hazardous flight over hte Hooky Moun tains. Despite winds that swept her fragile sides near jutting peaks and storms that piled the huge bag of helium gas heavy with snow, the Shenandoah lazily answered her con trols and pulled through the threat ening passes in the mountains at an elevation of more than 7.000 feet. Men Enjoy Smoke*. Safely past the last barriers to a successful journey, the Shenandoah's crew leaped light-heartedly to the ground after she was moored at North Island and indulged in a smokefesl. Going without smokes was the hard est part of the 3.000-mile jaunt across the continent, the men said, as they puffed away at pipes, cigars and cigarettes. Admiral W. A. Moffett, chief of the Bureau of Naval Aeronautics, was the first to jump out of the Shenandoah’s cabins. He was followed by Comdr. Zachary lansdowne. Referring to the proposed Honolulu trip. Admiral Mo”ett said the Shen andoah might be brought to the Pacific Coast this Winter for the Navy maneuvers, and after that might be taken to Honolulu. He added that. In his judgment, the Shenandoah would make such a trip more easily than it had the transcontinental cruise, referring to the difficulty en countered crossing the mountains. Goes at Mfle a Minute. The Shenandoah completed her Westward flight at 11:10 o'clock. Pa cific Coast time, making the last 100 Tnilea at a speed Pf more than a ■mile a minute after a battle with Jiail and snowstorms and headwinds In the San .lacinto Mountains. Heading directly over the mooring mast on North island, the Shenan doah's signal lights flashed "Are you ready?” “Ready'' was flashed back, and Commander Lownsdowne swept the 660-foot cruiser to earth and the land ing crew of bluejackets leaped to grasp the mooring lines. Puffing on his venerable corncob pipe. Admiral Moffett explained that the arrival had been purposely delay ed because a landing late at night would conserve the helium supply. For that reason the Shenandoah was beaded northwest after Yuma., Ariz., nas reached instead of holding straight west, a course that would have brought the Shenandoah here before dark. HITS MOUNTAIN STORM. Crossing of Rockies Hard Test for Shenandoah. By the Associated Press. ABOARD U. S. S. SHENANDOAH. APPROACHING SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 10 (delayed).—Having bat tled her way across the Rocky Moun tains Into the teeth of a steady wind and having hit a driving snowstorm In San Jacinto Pass, the dirigible Bhenandoah drew near San Diego after slightly less than 73 hours of actual transcontinental sailing. The start from Lakehurst, N. J., was rnade at 10 a.m., Tuesday. Today’fe storm caused a delay of eight hours. In the early hours of last night the Shenandoah was sailing over New Mexico at 76 miles an hour. A driving wind started to buffet her when she crossed the Arizona border at 2 a.m. Twelve hours later, as she passed high over Yuma and fought her way into the Imperial Valley of California, she was bucking a gale of 40 miles an hour, ’ ClotfJ* Around Ship. Her trailing shadow from the speed ing fan above had slowed down to between 20 and 30 miles an hour over the Irrigated farms 6,ooo'feet below. Heavy clouds as thick as fog sur rounded the ship. All on board were in fur-lined, elec trically heated flying suits, as the ship began the crossing of the Rock ies, the hardest stretch of the 9,000- mile test cruise. The last part of the 1,500-mile voy tige from Fort Worth Involved con tinuous duty for the men and officers, with only snatches of sleep. A sud den storm caused 4,000 pounds of soggy snow' to weight down the en velope of the ship. “The ship has arrived at San Diego on schedule, ready for duty with the fleet, if necessary, and the cruise has been entirely satisfactory as a test of the ship,” said Lieut. Comdr. Lans downe, captain of the Shenandoah. • We are extremely anxious that the Pacific Coast should have an oppor tunity to see the ship and fts per formance. tt is important that the Pacific coast have an air base for operation of such craft. A flight across the j,Continued 09 Page 2, Column C) Players So Tired They Don’t Hurry for $5,959 Checks The new championship crown rested somewhat uneasily today on the fevered brow of the Washington base ball club. W hat with the nervous let dowri after the battle, and the attentions of admiring thousands who feted their heroes all night long, some of the players were almost too tired today to gather in the fat wads of United States currency that represented their share of the gate receipts. Bucky Harris, at noon, holding a big sheaf of series' checks in his hands, still was imploring the boys to “come and get these things.” Each check was for $5,959.64. They were prepared at the clubhous this morning by Com missioner Landis. VOYAGE OF IU DELAYED FOR DAY —; Commander Discovers at Last Minute That Dirigible Has Too Much Cargo. By the Associated Press. FRIEDRICHS HA FEN. Germany. Oc tober 11.—The flight of thte Zeppelin ZR-3 from Friedriohshafen to Lake j hurst, N. J.. the start of which had ' been announced sot; this morning. I was suddenly postponed at the last I minute until 6 o'clock tomorrow | morning. ; While no formal statement was 1 forthcoming from the management of I the Zeppelin works, where the great i dirigible was built for the United 1 States Navy, It was apparent that Dr, Hugo Eckener. director of the works and commander of the ship, had dis covered that the ZR-3 was loaded with more weight than it could com fortably carry. Dr. Eckener claimed that the at mospheric lifting power this morning was such that a successful start was precluded, and he immediately after ward ordered quantities of gasoline ; and ballast jettisoned. I Even taking out a ton and a half I of gasoline, however, tailed to lighten I the "ship enough so she would float as | she should, and Dr. Eckener ex plained that the rising temperature was hindering the dirigible's lifting power. Fuel Weigh* 31 Ton*. As every ounce of gasoline may be required to propel the vessel in the event of rough weather, he deemed it best to postpone the hop-off rather than further reduce his fuel supply, which as the dirigible-, stood In its hangar this morning weighed about 31 tons. Dr. Eckener is hoping for cooler weather and consequently more buoyancy when he endeavors to take off tomorrow. The postponement was a disap pointment of early risers who had besieged the hangar since dawn, confident that the start would be made at 7:30 o'clock as announced last night. The official parting ceremonies were already under way and the local band had struck up its last farewells when Dr. Eckener made known his decision for postponement. Likely to Fly Sooth. The commanders intention of fol lowing the southern route on the flight adds to the length of the voy age. but unless he is assured of more auspicious atmospheric conditions over the northern lane he will point the nose of the ZR-3 first toward the Bay of Biscay, thence flying over northern Spain, the Azores and Ber muda. Four American officers will be aboard when the start is made: Capt. George W. Steele, who is to comm'and the ZR-3 after it is turned over at Lakehurst to the Navy; Lieut. Comdr. S. M. Krauss, who is to serve as engineer officer; Comdr. Jacob H. Klein, jr., who has charge of the Naval Air Station at Lakehurst, and Maj. P. M. Kennedy, observer for the Army. , May Go Over Washington. As the cool weather gives the air ship more lifting power. Dr. Eckner explained, efforts probably will be made to get away by 6 a.m., before the temperature begins to rise with the sun. It is estimated that with the rise of each degree the ship’s lifting power is reduced approximately 600 pounds. Consequently the dirigible today will be stripped of all excess weight, including some of the Ameri can's baggage. In the event the southern rout© is followed it is likely that the dirigible will reach the coast region of the United States near Charleston, S. C., instead of New York. In that event ’Washington may get a peep at the airship prior to the mooring at Lake hurst. NAVAL VESSELS POSTED. Placed Along Northern Route to Aid Dirigible. Three American naval vessels have been stationed in the northern Atlan tic to assist the ZR-3 In its attempt to cross the Atlantic and will be used i primarily to keep the dirigible in formed as to weather conditions, the Navy Department announced tonight. In locating the ships, it was said, the request of German officials In charge of the flight was carried out, and It is understood here that the ships will not be' transferred from their present stations should the dirigible elect to follow the southern route. Officials on duty at the department said they were unaware of any ves sels that were stationed along the southern route that could be of aid to the dirigible. The cruiser Milwaukee is stationed due south of St. Plerre-MiquelOn, and about 200 miles east by north from Boston. The cruiser Detroit is ap proximately 150 miles southeast of Case Race, Newfoundland, and the Po toka, the new naval airplane carrier, is about 100 miles south of Cape Fare veil. Unknown Airmen in Fall. SHREWSBURY, Mass., October H. —An old Army airplane bearing the number SC-1276 and carrying two men fell 50 feet to the ground in a wheat field here today. The men were on their way from Wichita Falls, Tex., to Maine. They refused to give their names The men es caped with minor bruises. W)t Mbmim Sfaf. J V WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION fay O' KLAN ISSUE ROLES COLORADO AS G.O.P. WINSJTSSUPPORT Ku Klux Seizes Control of Party and Dictates Ticket, Showing Strength. ORDER BACKS MEANS AND PHIPPS FOR SENATE |La Follctte Strong. But Draws Most From Democrats—State Conceded to Coolidge. BY G. GOULD LINCOLN. Staff Correspondent of The Star. DENVER. October 11.—In Colorado State politics you either wear the K. K. K. company brand or you don't. The hooded order is so well organ ized that it seized upon and made its own Republican State ticket. It is so up-to-date in its equipment that the flaming cross, which is seen for miles around, is lighted by elec tricity. The opponents of the Klan have flocked to the Democratic State standard, but party lines have been sundered. Particularly is this true of the Republicans, The Republican national committeeman, C. C. Hamlin, is anti-Klan and. assertions have been made, against the State ticket because of its Klan hue. These have been denied, however. To a less extent the Klan has drawn from Democratic ranks. The voters of Colorado seem to dif ferentiate between State and Na tional tickets, when it comes to the Klan issue. President Coolidge is re ceiving the united support of the Re publicans whether Klan or anti-Klan. This is contrary to Democratic hopes, to be sure. But conservative. Demo cratic sources admit that today Cool idge would carry Colorado, and go further, admitting that he will prob ably do so in November. The lai Fol lette leaders do not make such ad missions, but some of their support ers do. Slate Normally Democratic. In a State which is normally Demo cratic, if it is normally anything, it seems rather strange that the over whelming testimony is to the fact that Coolidge has the State neatly tied up, particularly with the third ticket in the field, which in giost states draws as heavily and more heavily from Republican sources than from Democratic. The answer as I got it from a conservative Demo crat in a position to know whereof he spoke is that Colorado is not nor mally anything. Furthermore, he said La Follette is cutting more heavily into the Democrats here than he Is into the Republicans. Labor, which has been strongly Democratic, is going mightily for La Follette, and while La Follette is getting some of the Republican farmers, he is also getting some of the Democratic. There is just one way in which the strings could be pulled that would prevent the Republican national tick et carrying the State, it appears. Even in this case, however, there Is doubt whether they could be success fully pulled. An order from Clem Shaver. Democratic national cam paign manager, to throw the Demo cratic strength to the La Follette ticket might turn the trick. Mr. Shaver, t am reliably informed, has been told by some influential Demo crats in the State that they would like to know what he intends, that they would like to know whether the Democratic vote is to be thrown to La Follette in order to prevent the State going to Coolidge and in order to make it more certain that the se lection of a President shall be thrown Into the Congress. Talk of such a l OmbinaAion comes to me also from a La Follctte source. Democrats Deny Plan. The Democratic leadership in the State is stoutly denying there is any intention of trying to hand the State electoral vote the La Follette. It in sists that Davis has a good chance to carry the State and that La Follette will run third. It would be folly, under such cir cumstances, to try to put the La Follette ticket across, like trying to have the tail wag the dog. But on© thing is certain, there is no chance of getting the La Follette vote to line up for Davis to prevent Coolidge taking the State. The La Follette movement, it is felt, would gain noth ing by such tactics. On the other hand, some Democrats feel that If the election can be tossed into Con gress, then their candidate, Davis, has a very good show of becoming President. Old-timers in the State recall what happened in 1892, when the Demo cratic strength of the State was ' (Continued on Page 2, Column 2.) POLITICAL FUNDS PROBE TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK Senator Borah Calls Meeting for Campaign Contributions Investigation. By the Associated Press. BOISE, Idaho, October 11.—The spe cial Senate committee to investigate political campaign expenditures will meet In Chicago next, Wednesday or Thursday, according to Senator Wil liam E. Borah, chairman of the com mittee. He telegraphed the three chairmen of the national committees yesterday requesting “that all facts touching campaign contributions, both as to contributors and amounts, be available to the committee." The messages were directed to Clem L. Shaver, Democratic national committee. New York; John M. Nel son. national manager. La Follette- Wheeler Progressive headquarters, Chicago, and William M. Butler, Re publican national committee, Chicago. Information from Senator Ship stead that he could not meet with the committee before October 20 caused Senator Borah to send the fol lowing telegram to Senator La Fol lette: “Shipstead advises me he cannot meet with committee before October 20. Wish you could prevail upon him to meet with us not later than Octo ber 15 or 18 at Chicago. Think he ought to be there.” Mr. Borah will leave for Chicago Sunday night. WASHINGTON, D. 0., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1924-THIRTY PAGES, BRITISH CAMPAIGN GETSJDER WAY Liberals Attack MacDonald’s Policy Toward Communist Paper and Russian Loan. By the Associated Press. LONDON, October 11.—Speechmak ing in the campaign which is to cul minate in a general election on Oc tober 29 is already under way. At a meeting under the auspices of the Scottish Liberal Federation in Glasgow last night Sir John Simon, appearing in the place of the Liberal leader, former Premier Asquith, com pared the attitude of the Ramsay MacDonald government in making a capital Issue of the proposed inquiry Into the withdrawal of the proceed ings against a Communist editor to the attitude of a bridge player who, when asked why he had revoked, im mediately kicked over the table and demanded a new deal. Such action, commented Sir John, naturally in creased the suspicion which had been entertained by his fellow players. Assail* Rasaiaa Loan. The government's action in precipi tating an election, however, went deeper than that, said Sir John. The government did not dare to go any farther toward pledging the British taxpayer to responsibility for the pro posed loan to Russia, .Winston Churchill. speaking at Loughton, also tilted with the Rus sian loan. He thought Mr. MacDonald must be false to his kin if he expected Britain to send money to pay for am munition which the Bolshevists had used in shooting down the people of Georgia in the Caucasus. J. H. Thomas, the colonial secretary, opening his election campaign in Derby, dealt at length with the withdrawal of prosecution against J. R. Campbell, edi tor of the Workers' Weekly, for alleged sedition. He said his reply to those who asked why the government did not accept the proposal of the Liberal mem bers of the House of Commons to ap point a select committee to inquire into the Campbell case was this; “If we have reached the stage where the prime minister of this country and the attorney general, having from their places in the House of Commons pledged their own honor as to everything that had taken place in the Campbell mat ter, and having told their full story with regard thereto, are simply to be told, 'We do not believe you.’ how can we ex pect that the administration of this country or negotiations with foreign powers can be conducted, with the whole House of Commons saying: 'We do not believe you.’ ” Denies Pressure Exerted. Mr. Thomas declared that with a full knowledge of all that had taken place In the Campbell matter he could say that no pressure of any sort had been brought to bear on the Govern ment to influence its decision In the case. Warfare by poster promises to be a feature of the political contest. In the last general election the Labor party Issued a sheet depicting the workless man and underneath the picture were the words “How much longer? Vote Labor for work and wages.” The Liberals now are Issuing a similar poster with an inscription showing the Increase In unemploy ment since the Labor government an nounced that It had taken over the responsibility of alleviating employ ment. The Liberal poster states that there are many thousands more work less people in Great Britain today than when Labor came Into office. PREDICT LABOR GAIN. Expert Statisticians Figure Mac- Donald Party Will Gain Seats. By Cable to The Star and Chicago Dally News. LONDON, October 11. —Expert stat isticians,.. working on the election re sults, today predicted an increase of Labor’s representation In the next Parliament of from seven to, ten seats. Labor now holds 193 seats. Therefore, on the basts of the ex perts’ figures, stock exchange gam blers are plunging on bets running into three figures that Labor wiH"«galn at least seven seats, making a round total of 200. 'Wilder forms of speculation are being indulged In on the totals of all the parties, based on the Conserva tives returning with 300 seats, the Liberals with 105 and Labor with 205. It is recalled that last year the gamblers went in heavily for the Conservatives returning with a work ing majority, and paid heavily for their optimism when Labor made star tling gains. iOopyiight, 1224, by Chicago Daily New* Co.) ~ DRY AGENTS UNEARTH BIG CACHE OF LIQUOR Washington Squad Seizes $60,000 Supply in Baltimore Stronghold. Special Dispatch to The Star. BALTIMORE. Md., October 11.— Iscd by Prohibition Agents Jonathan Paul and James 1,. Asher, jr., the Washington prohibition flying squad today unearthed what is believed to be the largest cache of good liquor remaining in Baltimore. The cache ua» located at 503 North Washing ton. After breaking through an 8-inch brick wall the agents discov ered whisky, wines and champagne valued at $60,000 at pre-Volstead prices. Three men. John Burke and Augustus Lewis of Baltimore and James Spencer, New York, were ar rested. According to the agents, this has been the source of supply for \\ ash ington and other nearby cities. YOUTH IS KILiED, GIRL HURTIN AUTO Fatal Accident Occurs When Party Speeds Back From Dinner at Marlboro. Tragedy stalked on the heels of Washington's great victory when an automobile party of six, celebrating the world championship, on return from a chicken dinner at Marlboro. Md., crashed into a telephone pole, killing Kenneth Flester of 939 I street northwest and injuring Miss Betty Tucker, beauty prize winner and actress, of 1323 Pennsylvania avenue southeast. From her bed at Providence Hos pital today. Miss Tucker, who was a member of Earl Carrol's “Vanities” and Ziegfeld's “Follies." told of the accident with brimming eyes and without knowing that her escort lay a corpse on the floor below. Miss Tucker said there were six In the big touring car who started out to celebrate the great Washing (Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) TRAIN GUARD SLAIN, 133,MISTAKEN Bandits Hold Up Express, Seize Pay Roll of Penn sylvania Coal Mine. By the Associated Press. EBENSBURG. Pa., October 11 Five armed bandits today shot and killed James Gorman, an American Railway Express messenger, serious ly wounded Joseph Davis, a bank messenger, and escaped with a $40,000 pay roll at a remote spot on the Cam bria and Indiana Baiiway, near here, today. fcheriff L. M. Keller of CambNa County organized a posse here and went in pursuit. The bandits boarded a gasoline propelled combination coach of the railway, a subsidiary of the New York Central, at Reals. They took seats Immediately behind the mes sengers. As the car ’made its way toward a pass in the mountains the bandits went into action. The motor man was ordered to stop the car and as he applied the brakes the bandits opened fire on the messengers, killing Gorman and wounding .Davis. They then gathered up two satchels, con taing the money, and escaped in an automobile awaiting nearby. The pay roll was for the miners of the Cambria and Indiana Company at Colver. It was sent from the First National Bank of Ebensburg. Davis, a tipstaff of the Cambria County Court, was acting as a messenger for the bank. A description of the leader of the bandit gang, a big dark-skinned fel low. led county, authorities to be lieve that It was the same band which robbed the First National Bank of Bakerfown a year ago of $20,000. BIG GEM ROBBERY ON TRAIN REPORTED Salesman Reports Loss of $35,000 in Jewels on Ar rival in Capital. Harry L. Burstein. a New Y’ork dia j niond importer, with offices at 1001 i Nassau street, was robbed of a leather : case containing $35,000 worth of un set diamonds and a few set pieces while en route to this city yesterday morning from New York. He came on a Pennsylvania train which left j New York at 12:30 and reached Union : Station at 7.T0 a.m. I Burstein told Inspector Grant that jit was the first time he had ever ridden In a sleeper. He occupied an i upper berth in the car and shortly 1 before retiring placed the diamonds | beneath the mattress. On the arrival of the train at Union Station he went to the washroom, arranged his toilet and returned to the berth, when he discovered his loss. The first report of the loss was made to the porter on the train. The porter conducted a search of the berth, but failed to lo cate the diamonds. The diamond dealer explained to the inspector that he came to this coun try about four years ago and had pur chased the diamonds from various dealers in New York. The diamond market in the metropolis was slow, Burstein stated, and he concluded to go on the road with them, hoping to ! sell them to dealers in other cities. : He had the names and addresses of numerous dealers in this city to whom he hoped to make sales. Inspector Grant asked him if he had not heard of several similar thefts on Pullman cars in the West during recent months. He said he had. but had no idea he would fall victim to such thieves. He carried a blanket insur ance of $25,000 on the diamonds stolen. I Shortly after reaching this city Bur i stein reported his loss to the local : police. Inspector Grant told officials iof the Pennsylvania Railroad Wash | ington Terminal Company and police ■ of other cities of the theft, and sev eral police agencies are working to gether in an effort to effect the cap ture of the thief. MEXICAN BANDITS KILL NINE IN TRAIN HOLD-UP Wreck Freight and Escape With Pay Roll Amounting to $15,000. By tlie Associated Press. EL PASO. Tex., October 11.—B. F. Barker of El Paso, auditor of the Erupcion Mining Company, and eight other men were lined up and shot to death Thursday by bandits who wrecked a freight train of the Chihuahua and Oriente Railway, 41 miles southwest of Juarez, in a $15,000 pay roll hold-up. The entire train crew was included In the nine men killed. The amount taken in the robbery was estimated by military officials. A Mexican cus toms guard, the only man on the train who was armed. Is missing. It is believed he also was slain. A rail had been removed from a curve in the track where trains run slowly. The engine, tender and a box car loaded with dynamite left the track. According to the story received here, the train crew and Barker were marched to near the rear end of the train, where they wre required to sit down with their backs against an embankment, their arms raised. Each was shot in the forehead except one man. who ap parently ran into the caboose and connected up a field telephone set before the bandits saw him. His body was found in the caboose, shot twice through the chest. Federal troops are at the scene to start in pursuit of the bandits, two of whom are thought to be Americans. 2 INDICTED AS SLAYERS. Negroes Charged With Murder of Quantico Taxi Driver, j Special Dispatch to The Star. ' FREDERICKSBURG. V«„ October IU — Indictments for murder were brought in by the grand jury of Prince William Circuit Court in ses sion at Manassas this week against lawson Juggins and William Con way, negroes, charged with the kill ing of Lester Stevens, garage man and taxi driver of Quantico. No time was set far the trial, as there is some question as to whether the case comes under the Jurisdiction of that court or the Federal court. “From Press to Home Within the Hour ” The Star’s carrier system covers every city block and the regular edi tion is delivered to Washington homes as fast as the papers are printed. Yesterday’s Circulation, 107,603 CAPITAL CELEBRATES BUCKS’ GREAT VICTORY IN JOYOUS DELIRIUM Tension Breaks With Crack of McNeely’s Bat and Whole City Stages Wildest Demonstration. FAR UNTO NIGHT FRENZIED THRONG MAKES MERRY ON “MAIN STREET - Raised to Heights by Harris* Homer, Plunged Into Despair as Lead Is Lost. 100,000 Fans Go Mad as Ruel Scores. BY HAROLD K. PHILIPS. Time may erase the solemn pages of history, fleeting ages may sink nations into the dust of forgotten pasts. But nothing will ever dim the memory of that wondrous hour when Washing ton won the world base ball championship. Just as long Autumn shadows began stealing into the roaring pit of the Clark Griffith Stadium, Washington’s stout-hearted gladiators rose from the forlorn ruins of crumbling hopes and crushed the mighty Giants in the twelfth inning of the greatest contest in the history of the game. And last night this once debonaire old Capital made Main street look blase. America won the war. and Wash ington celebrated that historic epoch in patriotic fervor. But when the re sounding crack of Karl McNeely’s doubled furnished the sweet music to which Muddy Ruel danced across home plate with the winning run yes terday afternoon, a whole city went mad, in the aromatic ecstacy of a deletions frenzy, and even refused to be quieted through the long hours of the night. I,a*tn Far Into MglK. In the joyous exultation of the su preme hour it had waited two dec ades to hail Washington gorged itself upon the luscious fruits of vie-' tory and literally fell prostrate in the small hours of this morning after a night of delirious revelry, a veritable orgie of joy, a celebration that was spontaneous, tumultuous, overwhelming. Hour after hour throbbing thou sand's marched and rode up and down Pennsylvania avenue, and that old thoroughfare, long accustomed to the tinseled dignity of military panoply, laughed and rocked to sounds and noises that were as strange as they were joyous to its ears. Restraint was left at home, and it was the happiest-go-luckiest mob that ever howled itself ragged. Delerioos With Joy, It was the passing of the crisis, the snapping of that long pent-up ten sion in which a hundred thousand men and women held their breath and watched for the moment they feared would bring defeat. And when the specter of defeat was van quished by the goddess of victory no body knew what they did, nobody else cared. Washington's flighting heroes had been crowned champions of the world. For more than three anguishing hours the crippled Griffmen had been battling what seemed to be a hope less fight against the veteran Giants, a powerful machine Intact. Forty thousand delerious fans had sat watch ing the game struggle for supremacy on the diamond below them. As many more were packed around score boards downtown, where tiny elec tric lights or plain chalk numerals were telling the story as best they could. Countless other thousands heard the story over the radio. Errors Offset Homer. A smashing blow from “Bucky” Harris’ mighty bat gave Washington a lone one-run lead early in the game. It was the first hit Virgil Barnes had allowed in four tight in nings, but the ball just dropped into the left-field bleachers and gave the stocky little manager of the Griff men a home run. Tragedy was in store for the locals a few minutes later, however, for in the fatal sixth Inning errors by Bluege and Judge, together with timely hitting by the foe. netted McGraw’s proteges three runs. Washington was beginning to feel the loss of its reliable old pivot man. Roger Peckinpaugh. Harris' patched up infield was beginning to crumble around him. but the Nationals’ pilot neveh wavered. In a vain effort to stop the scoring, he had called upon Fred Marberry to relieve Mogrldge. who had pitched wonderful base ball up to that time. But even Fred failed to halt the slugging Giants until they had assumed a comfortable two-run lead- Me.Vrlf Fails Once. Two more terrible innings passed and the fans groaned with the de spair of almost certain defeat. Then Harris called on little Nemo Lelbold to pinch hit for Taylor after Bluege had gone out. That was, the end of Virgil Barnes. for Nemo came through with a two-base blow and a minute later Ruel got his ttrst single of the series. Tate walked next and the bases were filled, but once more Washington's hopes seem ed dashed when McNeely Hied out. Then Bucky Harris walked up to the plate. He was white-faced and determined. He knew that a single would tie the count and he knew the fate of the world championship had been dumped squarely upon his shoulders. Taking the first ball pitched. Harris smashed it over the Giant third baseman's head for a perfect single, scoring Lelbold and Ruel. The crowd did not stand up. It was already standing, from Presi dent Coolldge down to the smallest boy in the bleachers. The whole park literally rocked to and fro in ecstatic joy and Barnes marched sadly to the showers, re lieved by Art Nehf. McGraw’s aoe. Nehf retired the side, but the damage had been done and the score. was tied, with Washington in fighting spirit once more. Then there came the moment when Washington's cup of joy overflowed completely and simply gushed In great streams ev erywhere. Walter Johnson came trotting out to the pitcher’s box to replace Marberry. The Old Master'. The man who was thought to have pitched his last game of base tell two days ago— and lost it. The greatest pitcher TWO CENTS. of the century, who had waited IS years for a chance to work in a world series, had been given two op portunities and lost both. There he was, back again, with the chance of winning the deciding game and end ing his career by bringing home to the city he had served so well the world championship! That was an other moment Washington will never forget. Kan* Kelly Twice. From then on it was a game of strategy. Twice in as many innings Walter was in trouble with the ter rible Young facing him. And twice he deliberately walked him. knowing that he must strike out the next man, Long Geofge Kelly, who garnered a ’home run off his delivery in the first game. But eacli time Kelly fanned. In the eleventh inning Heinle Groh. he of the bottle-shaped bat. went in to hit for McQuillan, who by that time was pitching for the aliens, and got a single. Frankie Frisch, the Fordham flash, who had tripled the time before, was up next, and Waiter had to pitch to him. Straight past the Giant*’ star of stars the Old Master shot his smoke, and as the throng went wild again Frisch fanned. Kelly came right be hind his captain and accommodated in the same manner. The last strike-out for Johnson was earned off Wilson. That was in the twelfth inning, des tined to be the last. Muddy Ruel Repeats. By this time the tension, both in the field and in the stands was al most too much. The fans were bob bing up and down in their seats nerv ously. Mrs. Coolidge several times had leaped from her seat and waved her hands. The President, too, had vigorously applauded. It looked as though the game would have to go Into the thirteenth inning, for the ''weak” end of Washington's batting order was up in the fateful twelfth. The dope seemed right, too. when Mil ler rolled out to Frisch. Then Muddy Ruel. who had-caught one of the most wonderful series in base ball history, stepped to bat again. Could Muddy repeat? Was it possible for him to get another hit? The crowd fairly begged, it prayed for that hit. “Strike one.” the umpire called, and hope seemed darker than ever. Then liUiddy lifted a high foul and the usually reliable Hank Gowdy started after it. The crowd howled as though in awful pain. But Hank did the unexpected. In his anxiety to get the ball—both teams were on edge—he dropped his mask in front of him and stumbled over it. The ball dropped to Mother Earth with a joyous "plop." It was the second strike, but Ruel had his third chance left. Taking the next ball from Bentley, who had replaced Mac Quillan, Muddy lined it down third base for two bags, and once more a Niagara of joy roared up over the quaking stands. - McNeely Make* Good. Walter Johnson came to bat. There was one down, and the crowd re membered those golden days when the Old Master could grab a fast pitch and send it crashing into the stands for home runs. They howled for Johnson to win his own game. Walter smashed a vicious grass cutter to Jackson, who fumbled it. and Johnson was safe at first. It went as an error for Jackson, but there are few who could have held on to that hot one. Washington paid $50,000 for Earl Mc- Neely. ajid there was just that sum at stake, besides the world series, when he walked into the batter’s box. Dozens of time* since he forsook California for this climate Earl had hammered home the runs that meant games, and he was destined to do it again. Earl didn’t waft for many balls. He fouled the first, and then smashed the second down third base line for a double that scored Rue!. Crowd Rushes Johnson. Great masters have written sym phonies that still rouse the sentiment of civilization; there are tunes that lull beasts to peace. But never was there symphony or note that sounded sweeter to the ears of Washington or sadder to the Giants than the music of hickory meeting rawhide. Young, who was play ing left field for New York, never threw the ball home. Ruel was in before he even reached it, and the Giant fielder put the ball in his pocket as a souvenir of his team’s defeat in the stirring twelfth inning. Those who were in the park when Washington won will never forget the scenes that followed. With the crack of McNeely’s blow Johnson had raced to second base. Before he could turn back and reach the club house thousands of wild-eyed fans, screaming with joy. were rushing across the field, and fully 5,000 stood between the Old Master and the safety of the showers. • Before the police could reach him Jofinson had been hoisted to the shoulders of a dozen men and was being rushed to the dugout. A dozen (Continued on ('age t. Column 4.) Radio Programs—Page 9.