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nd a eloae friend of Ruthiteln, :
gorously In hia behalf,
from having anything to do with
ball fixing scheme himself," Mr.
.1 said, "Arnold was Instrumental
g off John McGraw to the poasinedness
among the Uiants' playtell
and Benny Kauft approached
j a proposition before the world's
i? year and he refused to have
t to do with It. After the series
MgGraw of the Attell and Kauft'
and soon thereafter certain
3 of the Giants' team were such
ir.
stein is sick and disgusted over
le matter. I'll tell you Just what
ne when I met him last night:
gret very much thul. I was ever
enough to have been even apI
about such a deal as fixing the
cries, but I suppose that's the
of being Arnold Hothsielli. with
tatlon. That fixing Is the kind
business that breaks up all
Bvit, I am aeverinf?have sev fact--all
connection with gam1
their business, as such connecI
militated against me many
and I've determined to stick
th to my own business, which is
te
'You notice that I've not retained a
In my behalf since my name has
It seems everybody else has done
^ T but I fear no prosecution. If I felt
^Hrulity I would have gone some place
^^Bnd thrown myself overboard Instead.' "
f~ District Attorney Ed ward Swann made
^Kgmblic last night the text of a letter
^^fte sent yesterday to State's Attorney
^^Royne offering assistance in clearing up
^^Boarges of gambling In organized baseMr.
Swann said :
I "The Chicago authorities seem to have
R well in hand the case of the crooks
vvrho were willing to'debase the great
Vh national game for their own sordid ends.
j "The crooked gamblers who aided and
R abetted, procured and advised the throw R<ng
of the games seemed to have planned
HRhe scheme in part in New York and
^?:?nBunimated it in your city. ConcoctI
lag the scheme to defraud, of course, Is
I a misdemeanor and Is all that our courts
could take Jurisdiction of, as I read
the testimony, while your courts have
Jurisdiction of the felony committed by
the consummation of the scheme to de,
fraud.
"However, In case from your close
acquaintance with the facts, you find
I that any part of the consummated
felony was committed here, please let
me know and I will take up the matter
he""
CROOKS OUT OF GAME
1 NOW, SAYS HEYDLER
National League Head Back
From Chicago Inquiry.
Vino fViln?r T foci tVin Veflnnnl T
htfiH done," said President Heydler of
fx>at organization last night when he
sotumed homo from Chicago, where he
testified before the Grand Jury, "and
ttiat is, we have got rid of all the crooks
there were In our organization. If there
%re any others no evidence to that effect
has been brought forward. In getting
rid or Chase and M.igce and that
ilk we feel we've cleaned then; out.
What the Grand Jury will do in their
Cases I don't know."
Mr. Heydler will return to Chicago
fetter the world's series to appear again
before the Grand Jury. That body, he
said, means business, and 1;# expects It
Will go to the bottom of the whole
(Mag.
' ^te National League president also
lias some changed Ideas regarding the
governing body of baseball. "Never," he
Bald, "will I vote for another. chairman
for the National Commission. I am convinced
now that baseball needs n body
composed of men who are not officials of
any kind In organized ball and men
with power to have their orders obeyed,
and he over all leagues, big and little."
HERZOG CUT IN FIGHT
WITH ACCUSING FAN
I 'Buck* Fights Back When
I Called a Crook.
" Special Despatch to Ths Hbsai.d.
Chicaoo, Sept. 3u. ? Charles "Buck"
Herzog of the Chicago Cubs was stabbed
to-night as he was leaving the Joilet
I hall park, where the team had been
I mlaylng an exhibition game with the
s Jollet semi-professional club.
' Herzog, In uniform and In company
With several of the other Cub players
had climbed Into an automobile. One ol
the .Toilet fans yelled at Buck: "There's
one of those crooked ball players?he'll
toe indicted and go to Jail."
Herzog Jumped out of the machine and
engaged In a rough-and tumble fight with
the fan. "Buck" was getting the bettei
of his opponent when a companion of th<
fan attacked him with a knife, slashing
his left hand severely. Herzog also suf
I fered a few minor cuts. Police and mem
I [cis of both teams parted the belligerents
* Herzog's wounds were dressed by a loca
physician and hr boarded a train for Chi
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BROOKLYN PLAYERS
DENY GAME FIXING
' Zaeh Wheat, Mamaux and Tay!
lor Questioned by Kings Co.
District Attorney.
OTHERS APPEAR TO-DAY
j Ebbets Declares Faith in His
Men?Stoneham Shocked
Over Scandal.
?
Tlireo members of the Brooklyn
; Baseball Club were questioned yester- i
j day by District Attorney Harry E.
I.tAVis of Kings county, who is investigating
reports that the gamblers
i who fixed the 1919 world's series j
planned also to bribe the Brooklyn
players to throw the coming contest.
The men who talked with Mr. Lewis
were Zachary Wheat, cartain of the
team; "Al" Mamaux, pitcher, and
James W. Taylor, a recruit. Although
Mr. Lewis said he would make no
statement concerning the progress of
his Investigation, it is understood ho
received no information from the three
players tending to confirm the reports
that efforts might be made to get
Dodgers to sell out for a few thousand
dollars. So far it seems there is
absolutely no evidence against the
Brooklyn team or against gamblers.
' None of the boys knows anything
about this thing," Al Mamaux said after
a* ten minute session with Mr. Lewis.
"It's absurd. No gamblers or other persons
have attempted anything with us
and It would be a mighty unhealthy
thing for anybody to try. ,
Mamaux's Interview with Mr. Lewis
came a few minutes after "Zaeh" Wheat
and young Taylor had been questioned.
As is his custom. Mr. Lewis had a stenographer
present. No significance is
attached to this, however, and it is believed
all three made direct denials that
they knew nothing about an attempt to
reach Brooklyn players.
The main body of Brooklyn players
will appear this morning before the District
Attorney. Charles H. Ebbets,
president of the Brooklyn club, told the
players to be present to-day in accordance
with his promise of cooperation
with the District Attorney.
"I will bank my reputation on the
honesty of the men of our team." Mr.
Ebbets said. "A man who becomes
president of a ball club and holds that
position for a number of years becomes
a good Judge of human nature. The
boys of the Brooklyn team are as clean
cut and as honest as can be found anywhere
in the world of athletics."
Wilbert Robinson, manager of the
Brooklyn club, and Ernest Krueger, a
catcher, called at the District Attorney's
office yesteiday morning, but Mr. Lewis
was in court. They did not wait, but left
word they would return to-day.
There is seme discussion in baseball
| circles whether the questioning of the
Robins by the District Attorney would
| make them nervous and adversely affect
their play in the big series. The general
opinion seemed to ne, however, that the
' questioning, anrougn it migni irritate
the players, would cause them to work
even harder In the series to< win and
thus prove beyond all question that they
have not beer, tampered with.
Charles A. Stoneham, president of the
New York National baseball club, who
r reached New York from Havana on the
Ward liner Mcrro Castle, expressed his
astonishment concerning the White Sox
' scandal.
"1'ersonally I believe these reports of
the Brooklyn club ridiculous, as I know
Robinson Is absolutely on the level." he
taid. "I do not think he would condone
I any crooked playing for a minute, and
furthermrre. from what I know of his
i men, I don't believe any of them are
. crooked. The person who spread this
report should be made to prove It at once
or apologize. A report of this kind, with
the world's series so close at hand, will
do irrreparable damage if not chali
lenged."
I Concerning the Chicago stluatlon Mr.
Stoneham said: "It certainly is a shock,
I but I im glad to see that they are geti
ting to the bottom of the whole affair.
Mr. Comlskey Is to be commended on the
, quick action ne took in suspending those
; players, especially when, as a conse.
quenoe. his team loses Its chance to be
. champions of the American League, and
possibly to win the world'-* scries. It
1 will take a long timo to rebuild the
. I team, not to mention the financial loss
I he assumed.
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Here Is the Illinois Law
Players Were Indict*
Special Vtspatch to
QH1CACO, Sept. jo.?The section o;
the White Sox players were indict
If any two or more persons coi
officers or executive committee of
corporation shall issue or utter any
of or instruction to its members, c
organizations or corporations, for t
called boycott or blacklist, or shall
or printed notice in any place, witl
tent, wrongfully and wickedly to
business or employment or propc
money or other property by false pi
injurious to the public trade, healt
public justice or to prevent any co
contract by the State, or the authoi
or village, or to induce any persons
tition, or to commit any felony, th
conspiracy; and every such offende
an officer of any society, organizati
of conspiracy at common law shall
t^ntiary not exceeding five years ,i
or both.
ZIMMERMAN DENIES I
CHARGE BY M'GRAW
Former Ginnt Third Baseman
Answers Accusation He ^
Played Crooked Game.
p
it
"If John McGraw said that I was east a
off the Giants because I threw games c
and tried to bribe Fred Toney and Benny tl
Kauff to help me. he's a liar." With a
this emphatic statement, from which jvlrulent
ndjectlves preceding the word
"liar" have been deleted. Heinle ZImmer- ^
man. once proud third baseman of the
Giants, hut now Just a humble citizen 0
of The Bronx, yesterday launched into
an attack on his former manager. Zim?merman
was sought out at his home at ?
490 East 167th street to give his side a
of the baseball scandal in so far as it
concerns the retirement of both himself
and Hal Chase at the close of last, sea- P
| son. f
"I am mighty glad that this bombshell ft
j has burst at last," said Zimmerman, as
lie stopped from his work of pottering
about his little brick house. "A lot of n
things have been said nbcut me, and the r
New York club, through Its silence, has t
given the fans the Impression that aeeusat
ions made against me are true. First
McGraw gave It out that "ho had dropped t
nio for breaking training and insub- ,
ordination. Now he says that he has ^
evidence that I threw games and tried to ^
get others to help me That's a lie. (
"Benny KaufC is the player who ^
merits these accusations, for It was he j
who brought the fixed game to the
Giants. 1 never tempted him and never f
did anything but give my best to the (
Giants. It is true that I was close to
Hal Chase and that we spent a lot of '
time together, tut Mrs. Chase and Mrs.
Zimmerman were very chummy and
nnturally Chase and I got to being together
a lot.
"The trouble Is that men higher up ,
In the game are trying to cover them- ?
selves up by casting suspicion un i>?a>ers.
Now that the Grand Jury in Chicago
is on the Job we will see tlie real
culnrlts broi glit to light. McGraw
should bo the last man in the game to
accuse anybody. I never made a deliberate
misplay in my life, nor did I ever
do anything but my best when at bat.
"I was not with the Giants this season
because I refused to sign for the
salary which McGraw offered me. We *
got into a quarrel last season because I J
refuse"d to stand for the vile language |
which McGraw used In addressing me?
and other players, for that matter.
When McGraw saw that he could not
run me as he ran the others he decided
that 1 would get the Hersog treatment
and be let loose by the Giants.
"I predict that some interesting things
will come out soon and that they will
not Implicate Heinie Zimmerman."
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by Which White Sox
3d for Selling Series
th? hjbui.o.
( the Illinois statute under which
ed is as follows:
ispire or agree together, or the
any society or organization or
circular or edict, as the action
t any other persons, societies,
he purpose of establishing a sopost
or distribute any written
1 a fraudulent or malicious ininjure
the person, character,
srty of another, or to obtain
retenses, or to do any illegal act
h, morals or administration of
mpetition in the letting of any
rities of any county, city, town
i not to enter into such compeey
shall be deemed guilty of a
r, whether as individuals or as
on, and every person convicted
be imprisoned in the penitenor
fined not exceeding $2,000,
[HREE MORE CAUGH1
IN SOX SCANDAI
Continued from First Page.
>rs hold up true hills already voted am
ispend operations."
Chief Justice McDonald ordered sub
oenaes issued for August Garry Iterr
lann, president of the Cincinnati Ked
nd former chairman of the fiatlona
'oinmlsslon; Clyde JSlliott. president c
tie Theatre Star Production Company
motion picture concern of Chicago, an
>r. Kaymond B. Prettyman, Cliicag
Vhite Sox dentist.
It developed to-day that Happy Felscl
ne of the eight indicted Sox player
ad "cl< nod up" $1S,000 in the crooke
erles <! al, r <1 of $5,000 which h
lleged in .i private confession.
The story told by one of the squat
layers to-day as the remnant of th
aithful travelled to St. Douls for il
nal games of the .season was this:
"Happy was paid his $5,000 brib
noney after the first game in Clncin
iatl and bet it privately on Cinclnnai
o win the second game. He got odd
if li to 1 and therefore won $10,000.
"Before leaving Cincinnati Fulsc
elegraphed his wife at their home 1
Milwaukee to meet him In Chlcagc
ihe did, and he gave her the $15,000 t
leposlt in the Franklin Trust and Sav
ngs Bank at Thirty-fifth street an
illchigan avenue under her name, Ma
"elsch.
"Mrs. Felsch asked her "husband n
luesttons at the time, but when th
Jrand Jury action was started last wee
he demanded he tell her where he gc
he money. Happy confessed to her.
"She Is said to have withdrawn th
noney from the bank last Monday."
Mrs. Felsch will be subpoenaed t
ubstuntiate this story before the Gran
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| MILLION FIRE LOSS !
TO GALVESTON PIERS
Flames Starting: in Sulphur 1
Bin Damage Cotton Concentration
Plant.
STEAMSHIP IS AFIBA 5
Forty Freight Cars and Many J
Cotton Bales Are
Destroyed.
Galveston, Sept. 30.?Fire starting: in
sulphur bins on the Galveston docks
this morning Hpread rapidly along the
water front, destroying Pier 35 and a "
part of the plant of the Cotton Concentratlon
Company and causing damage
estimated at considerably more than ti
$1,000,000. Some estimates were that
the fire loss would exceed $2,000,000. j
| The fire on the docks was finally d
/ brought under control, but the Italian
_ steamship Etna and its cargo, to which (
the fire spread, continued to burn. v
[ Several steamships In the vicinity of a
the fire were moved to places of safety b
before the flames could reach them, s
. Thousands of bales of cotton were de- K
* stroyed. a
All the fire-fighting apparatus of the f<
city responded to alarms, but the wind
blowing thirty miles an hour made the t<
firemen's work difficult. li
1 Forty freight gars on tracks at the ,k
sulphur plant were destroyed, as was t
also file plant of the Anchor Milling t
Company, a cottonseed grinding concern. 1
Fire Chief Ryan received a letter yes- t
3 terday postmarked from some city in t
d Canada warning him that he was "going ^
lf to be destroyed." The letter, which he t
' took to be the Work of a crank, was
'< signed merely "John."
d "
? GANDIL WILL MAKE IT t
'HOT FOR ACCUSERS' \
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s' Charges Lies and He Can't 1
Understand Them.
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Houston, Tex., Sept. 30.?"It is im- t
e possible for me to believe that Joe 4
ie Jackson and "Williams have said what
'3 the newspapers credit them with say- r
ing," said "Chick" Gandll this morning ^
e in a statement issued In the hospital ,
In Lufkln, Tex., where he is recovering a
" from nn operation for appendicitis.
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"If Williams has given out such a
h statement he has been untruthful,' and
n I shall give him a little trouble proving
j. this stuff when I can get out of the
o hospital," Gandil continued. "It is not
- going to be necessary for any one to
d come down here after me to get me
y back to Chicago, for that is where I
am going just as soon as my physician
o will allow me.
e "I want to clear my name of such
k scandal, us I expect to stay with the
it game for some time yet."
When Gandil read the statement de,o
claring him to be the go-between of the
1919 world series gambling conspiracy,
o he said: "That is a lie, and the perd
petrator shall have an opportunity to
show his hand."
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JAYS WIFE WAS POND1
OF SON OF KAISER
lusband Accuses Violet Turnbull
Lyon, International Artist,
of Desertion.
!HE DENIES THE CHARGE
testifies She Called Former
Emperor a Shrivelled-Up
Shrimp.
Special Despatch to Tux Mould.
Chicago, Sept. 30.?Charges that Vlo!t
Turnbull Lyon, an artist of lnternaonal
repute, was on too sympathetic
rms with members of the Imperial
imlly of Germany and that she desertI
his son was the substance of the tesmony
of H. C. Lyon, Sr., In a suit for
lvorce before Judge Joseph Sabath in
ho Superior Court to-day. H. C. Lyon,
r., of Chicago is charging his wife with
esertlon.
"My daughter-in-law told me," saia
Ir. Lyon, Sr., "that when she was in
lermany in 1903 and in 1904 she was on j
ery friendly terms with the Kaiser and i
II his family and that she often played I
efore the royal family. She said that i
he was especially fond of one of the [
faiser's sons, I don't know which one,
nd that he was a 'prince of a good
ellow.' "
Mrs. Lyon, who at present is a music
eacher in Minneapolis, studied the piano
i Germany under Theodore Leschtltz;y,
now dead, and at one time the (
eacher of PaderewskL Lyon charges
hat his wife deserted him April 19,
918. They were married January 24.
917. He says she told him at one
ime that Germany was right and
imerica was wrong in the world conroversy.
Lyon was asked after he left the court
oom in what manner his wife had
manifested her alleged pro-German tenancies.
He answered that she had
old him on several different occasions
hat her sympathies were against the
Miles.
"At one time wo were talking about
he German atrocities that were reported
o have been committed." he said. "My
vlte said she did not believe a word of
t. She said she would sooner believe
he French soldiers capable of commlting
atrocities than she would the Gernans."
During her testimony Mrs. Lyon comnented
upon her small hands.
"One of my music masters in Europe
old me that I had the smallest hand of
iny of the great piano players," she
aid. holding up her hands.
"My husband left me," Mrs. Lyon
ontinued. "He went away Wednesday,
tprll 19, saying that he was going out
>f town to buy an automobile. We were
'riendly then and kissed each other
roodby. He never returned. Pretty
? t 1 ul?
tuvru J ucgtt!i IU Bit WJJ *1V/U?
Iraft board. They did not know where
le was and neither did I. His parents
efused to tell where he waB. The draft
xiard officials told me they thought he
vas a slacker and a deserter."
"What did you say about your frlendlnees
for the Kaiser?" her attorney
isked. "Did you ever say anything that
night make your husband think that
,-ou were pro-German?"
"I talked about the Kaiser and often
-ecalled what 1 had seen of him and
lis family while I was In Europe, but I
never said I was In favor of the Kaiser.
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