Southern Railway's New York-New Orleans Lim
LXXXIV — No. 237
RED SOX, WITH FOSTER ON
GAME OF SERIES FR
HOLDS IP START
OF BIG BATTLE
managers of Both Teams Give
Alexander Credit For
BIG CROWDS ON HAND
Investigation Started to Deter
mine How Speculators
Philadelphia Boston Americans.
Stock, 3b. Hooper, r. f.
Bancroft, ss. Scott, ss.
Faskert, c. f. Speaker, c. f.
Cravath, r. f. Hoblitzel, lb.
Luderus, lb. Lewis, 1. f.
Whitted, 1. f. Gardner. 3b.
Niehoff. 2 b. Barry. 2 b.
Burns, c. Thomas, c.
Mayer, p. I- oster, p.
Philadelphia. Oct. 9. Before a
crowd of 'J0,306 persons, including
President Wilson and his bride-to-bc,
Mrs. Norman Gait, Foster, tlie big
pitcher of the Boston Red Sox. by his
twirling and stick work won the sec
ond game of the world's series by a
score or 2to I. Foster had three hits
and he succe<klcd in having one of
them count in the tallying of the sec
ond run. Boston scored in the first
and ninth, the Phillies getting their
lone run in the fifth.
By Associated Press
Philadelphia, Oct. 9. —President
Wilson and his fiancee, Mrs. Norman
Gait, looked on while the Philadelphia
Nationals and the Boston Americans
came to grips to-day at the second
battle of the world's baseball series
before some 20,000 spectators. With
one battleflag captured, the Philadel
phians pressed on the second line of
trenches to make it two straight
games in this baseball warfare, while
Manager Carrlgan, leading the Boston
Red Sox, started a counter offensive
to even up the series before the sec
ond phase of the campaign was com
menced in Boston next Monday.
Philadelphia. Oct. 9. Confidence
stimulated by the fruits of victory In
the initial struggle for baseball "su
premacy of the world was apparent in
the- camp of the Philadelphia Nationals
to-day and when they entered the sec
ond game of the big series it. was with
a determination to make it two
straight. Their worthy opponents, the
Boston Americans, although defeated,
temporarily at least, were undismayfed
s nd were equally determined to even
Weather conditions to-day were
greatly improved and the playing field
was in excellent shape.
The national commission, the gov
erning body of organized baseball, has
started an investigation to determine
the sources of the tickets which have
fallen Into the hands of speculators.
Credit to Alexander
Manager Cariigan ,of the Bed Sox.
gave most of the credit for the Phillies'
victory yesterday to Alexander, al
though it was freely admitted by th»
victors as well as their followers that
the "breaks" played a big part in the
result. "Alexander won his game."
said Carrlgan. "Give him full credit,
and don't let anyone take it away
from him. He pitched a
game, but so did Shore. I am s.. .stled
with my team. They did the best they
could against grand pitching. We are
going to try harder to-day."
Pat Moran. manager of the Phillies,
as usual, had little comment, but de
clared that his team looks better now
than ever before. "Breaks count a lot
in baseball." he said, "and we got the
breaks yesterday. We played the game
just like we have played our games all
season and we will try and force the
breaks to come our way In every game.
We look better now than ever before
and with the game on Ice we have
a very good chance to win the world's
Just before the start of the game,
Mayer and Burns were announced as
the battery for Philadelphia; Foster
and Thomas were announced as the
battery for Boston.
Umpire Rigler gave decisions on
balls and strikes; Evans base deci
sions, O'Loughlin went to left field
and Umpire Klem to right.
At 2 o'clock the President and his
party had not arrived and the umpire
For Harrlsburg nnd vicinity) Fair,
continued cold to-night with lon.
est temperature about 38 de
grees, probably heavy frost) Sun
day fair, continued oold.
For Kastern Pennsylvania i Fair
to-ulght with heavy fronts
colder In southwest portion) Sun
day fair, continued cold) moder
ate northwest winds.
The North Branch will continue to
fall. The lower portion of the
Went Branch will rise slightly to
night nnd fall slowly Sunday.
The upper portion ot the main
river will fall slowly; the lower
portion will remain nearly sta
tionary to-night and begin to
fall slowly Sunday. A stage of
about 4.5 feet Is Indicated for
Harrlsburg Sunday morning.
Temperature) 8 a. 42.
Sun: Rises. oiOB a. m.j seta, 5)37
Moon: First quarter, October 18.
Pllll a. m.
River Stage) 4.6 feet above low
Highest temperature, «0.
I.owest temperature, 50.
Mean teinpernture, 55.
Normal temperature, 57.
WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP SCORE BY INNINGS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 R H E
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Philadelphia HEMOHnHEIDHMMUBBM HUD
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LEWIS CAUGHT BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD
The picture shows the entire playing field with all the players of the Philadelphia team participating: in the exciting* play. After two fouls, Lewis, the
first Red Sox player up at bat in the second inning, lined a solid single to left. He reached second on Gardner's bunt, Alexander throwing Gardner out at the
first sack. Barry, the next man up sent a grounder to Alexander, who threw to Stock, and the latter relayed the ball to Bancroft, who put out Lewis near
second. Barry meanwhile reached second on this play, on a close decision, Bancroft Just missing him as he slid into the bag
In the picture Lewis is shown on the line between second and third, while Barry is racing for the middle sack.
held up play until they could reach
President Wilson with Mrs. Norman
Gait and their party arrived at 2:05
o'clock and took their places In the
Presidential box. The crowd rose and
cheered and President Wilson bowed
to the ball players and then shook
hands with Mayor Blankenburg.
President Wilson and Mrs. Gait were
given a continuous ovation. President
Baker, of the Phillies, officially wel
comed President Wilson who was then
given a new ball to throw out to the
players. Meanwhile the Philadelphia
players took their positions on the
First half: President Wilson threw
out the ball to pitcher Mayer. Hooper
up. Ball one. The ball then was re
turned by Umpire Rigler to President
Wilson. Strike one. Strike two.
Hooper protested, claiming ball was
high. Ball two. Foul. Ball three.
Hooper walked, Mayer's curve break
ing wide of the plate. Scott up. Scott
fouled out to Liuderus, trying to bunt.
Speaker up. Strike one. Mayer tried
to pick oft Hooper at first. Foul,
strike two. Ball one. Ball two. Foul.
Ball three. Speaker shot a terrific
right for a base. Hooper going to
third. Hoblitzel up. Strike one.
Speaker out, stealing. Burns to Nie
hoff. but on the return throw to the
plate Burns dropped the ball and
Hooper was safe, scoring Boston's lirst
run. Strike two. Hoblitzel singled
to center. Lewis up. Strike one.
Hoblitzel was out stealing. Burns to
Niehoff. One run, two hits, one error.
Second half: Stock up. Ball one.
Strike one. Scott threw out Stock at
first, making a nice stop behind the
pitcher. Bancroft up. Ball one. Ball
two. Strike one. Strike two. Ban
croft fanned. Paskert up. Strike
one. BalV one. Strike two. Paskert
was out, Barry to Foster. The ball
bounded off Hoblltzel's leg. No runs,
First half: Lewis up. Umpire Rig
ler went over to the Boston's bench
and ordered a moving picture man
away. Strike one. Ball one. Strike
two. Foul. Lewis fanned. Mayer's
underhand ball baffling the Boston
batsman. Gardner up. Ball one.
Strike one. Gardner singled over
Bancroft's head. Barry up. Ball one.
Foul, strike one. It was an attempt
at the hit and run play. Foul, strike
two. Barry struck out. Thomas up.
Strike one. Mayer threw out Thomas,
the Philadelphia pitcher knocking
down a hot lino drive to make the
play. No runs, one hit, no errors.
Second half: Cravath up. The
crowd shouted for a home run. Strike
one. Ball one. Strike two. Cravath
[struck out. Luderus up. Foul, strike
one. Foul, strike two. Foster had a
j bushel of speed and a quick drop.
Luderus also struck out. Whitted up.
Strike one. Ball one. Ball two. Ball
I three. Strike two. Foul. Scott threw
out Whitted at first. No runs, no hits,
I no errors.
I First half: Foster up. Ball one.
j Strike one. Bail two. Foul, strike
; two. Ball three. Foste.r struck out.
j Burns to Luderus, Burns dropping the
third strike. Hooper up. Strike one.
Foul, strike two. Ball one. Ball two.
Foul. Hooper fanned. Scott up. Ball
one. Strtk? one. Ball two. Strike two.
Scott fanned. Mayer was given a big
hand as he walked to the bench. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
Second half: Nlehoff up. Strike
one. Foul strike two. Ball one. Ball
two. Nlehoff fanned. Burns up. Ball
one. Burns was out Hoblitzel to Fos
ter. Mayer up. Mayer got a good
hand as he came to the plate. Ball
one. Ball two. Strike one. Foul,
strike two. Mayer was a victim on
strikes. It was Foster's fifth strike
out. All during the inning he kept the
ball on the inside) of the. plate. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
First half: Speaker up. Ball one.
Speaker filed out to Bancroft. Hob
litzel up. Strike one. Ball one. Ball
two. Ball three. Hoblitzel out to
Luderus, unassisted. Lewis up. Foul,
strike one. Ball one. Foul, strike
two. Foul. Lewis struck a single
over second base which Nlehoff was
Just able to knock down. Oardner
I up. Ball one. Ball two. Lewis out
guessed Mayer on a pitch out. Foul
strike. Oardner out. on a fly to Whit
ted, who had to make a hard run to-
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\S*Ort£ s\NQ M.EXAMOUR.
RIVAL PITCHERS IN FIRST WORLD'S SERIES GAME
Shore, of the Red Sox, and Alexander, of the Phillies, shaking hands
before the first game of the world's series in Philadelphia on Friday.
wards the foul line to make the catch,
No runs, one hit. no errors.
Second Half: Stock up. Ball one.
Strike one. The stands now started
a cheer to rattle Poster. Stock out
on a fly to Speaker, xvho made the
catch on a hard run. Bancroft up.
Foul, strike one. Bancroft went out,
Hoblitzel to Poster. Paskert up.
Strike one. Paskert out on a long
fly to Ho.oper. Not a hit had been
made oft Foster during the first four
innings. No runs, no hits, no errors.
First half: Barry up. Barry out.
Stock to Luderus. It was a great stop
by Stock, and the President clapped
his hands. Thomas up. Ball one.
Strike one. Strike two. Foul. Ball
two. Thomas went out, Stock'to I*u
derus. Foster up. Ball one. Foul,
strike one. Ball two. Ball three.
Strike two. Foster got a double
against the right field fence. It was
the first extra base hit of the series.
Hooper Up Ball one. Ball two. Ball
three. Hooper walks. He was pur
posely passed. Scott up. Strike one.
Scott filed to Whitted. No runs, one
hit, no errors.
Second half. Cravath up. Ball
one. Ball two. Foul, strike one.
Strike two. Cravath doubled to left
and the crowd howled. It was the
Phillies' first hit. Luderus up. Ball
one. Foul, strike one. Foul, strike
two. Cravath scored on Luderus' dou
ble to right center. The score was
now tie. Whitted up. Foul, strike
one. Foul, strike two. Whitted out,
Scott to liohlitzel, Luderus going to
third. Nlehoff up. Nlehoff lined out
to Hoblitzel. Burns up. Ball one.
Foul, strike one. Foul, strike two.
Foul. Ball two. Burns fanned. One
run, two hits,- no errors.
First half: Speaker up. Ball one.
Strike one. Ball two. Speaker pop
ped out to Bancroft. Hoblitzel up.
Strike one. Ball one. Ball two. Ball
three. Strike two. Hoblltzei tiled out
to Nlehoff. Lewis up. Foul, strike
one. Strike two. Lewis biting on a
wide curve. Lewis fanned. No runs,
no hits, no errors.
Second half: Mayer up. Ball one.
SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 9, 1915.
Strike one. Striice twoi Ball two.
Barry tossed out Xayer. Stock up.
Strike one. Foul, otrike two. Ball
one. Barry tossed out Stock taking
the grounder away back on the grass.
Bancroft up. Strike one. Ball one.
Bancroft singled to right center.
Speaker made a nice play on the ball
and almost nipped Bancroft who over
ran the bag. Paskert up. BaJl one.
Ball two. Gardner threw out Paskert.
r:o runs, one hit, no errors.
First half: Gardner up. Strike one.
Ball one. Ball two. Strike two.
Gardner died out to "VVhltted. -Barry
up. Barry singled sharply to left.
Thomas up. Ball one. Thomas forced
Barry at second, Mayer to Bancroft to
Niehoif. .Foster up. Strike one. Ball
one. Foster singled- to left, Thomas
going to second. Hooper up. JUnvrin
ran for Thomas. Hooper scratched
an intield hit, filling the bases. Hen
ricksen batted- for Scott. Hendrick
sen up. • Strike one. Hendricksen
popped out to Luderus. No run, three
hits, no errors.
Second half: Cady went in to catch
for Bost n. Janvrin took Scott's place
at short. Cr&vath up. Strike one.
Strike two. Cravath fanned on three
pitched balls. Luderus up. Strike
one. Luderus filed out to Hooper.
■\Vhlttcd up. Fall one. Strike one.
Foul, strike two. Foul. Ball two.
Ball tli'ree. Foul. Fo\U. Whitted
fouls o\it to Caddy.' No runs, no hits,
First half Speaker up. Strike one.
Bail one. Speaker was out, Luderus
to Mayer. Hobl'tzel up. Ball one.
Ball two. Strike one. Hoblitzel flied
out to Cravath. Lewis up. Bancroft
threw out Lewis at first. Bancroft
got the ball with his gloved hand as it
was bounding over second base and
then made a line- throw to first. It
v.as a sparkling play. No runs, no
hits, no errors.
Second half: Nlehoff up. Strike
one. Ball one. Gardner threw out
Nlehoff. another brilliant play, Gard
ner cutting off a sure hit. Burns up.
Burns popped un to Janvrin. Mayer
up Foul strike one. Strike two.
801 l one. Mayer filed to Speaker.
No runs, no hits, no errors.
First half: Gardner up. Foul,
strike one. Strike two. Ball one. Ball
two. Ball-three. Gardner singled to
Barry up. Foul, strike one. Foul,
strike two. Ball one. Barry flied out
Janvrin up. Ball one. Foul, strike
Great Britain and France De-|
termined to Push Through
Strong representations to Greece
against the landing of French and
British troops ut Saloniki have been
made by Bulgaria, a London news
agency dispatch from Sofia states.
Great Britain and France are de
termined to push through with the
military expedition started for the
Serbian front through Saloniki accord
ing to Athens advices received last
night in Rome. King Constantine, It
is stated, was given to understand
this in a plain-spoken statement by the
British minister at Athens.
The sinking of a German transport
by a British submarine in the Baltic
has been announced by the Russian
Two British steamers, the Silverash
and the Scawby each of more than
3,500 tons register, have been sunk,
presumably In the course of German
Patton Is Looming
Up For Secretaryship
According to reports reaching this
city to-day, Charles E. Patton, of
Curwensville, former Congressman
from the 21st district, expects to be
appointed Secretary of Agriculture
within a few days. One report is
I that Mr. Patton had accepted an offer
of appointment to the place from
Governor Brumbaugh and that the
acceptance was due to reach him to
Mr. Patton's name has figured in
the gossip concerning the new secre
taryship ever since the approval of
the Whitakcr act creating the new
Commission of Agriculture aa execu
tive officer at $5,000 per year.
one. Janvrin wa« out, Mayer to Lu
'dcrus, o'u a close play.
Gardner went to second. Foster up.
Ball one, (Sarilner scored on Foster's
single to center. Foster went to sec
ond on the throw to the plate.
Hooper up. Foul, strike one. Foul,
strike two. Ball one. Ball two.. Ball
three. Foul. Hooper fantied. One
run, two hits, no errors.
Second half: The band played the
"Star Spangled Banner" and the Presi
dent and the crowd stood up with
heads bared while players in the field
dotted their huts. Stock up. Strike
one. Strike two. Stock protested
that the ball hit him, but the umpire
gavo it a foul. Ball one. Stock out to
Lewis. Bancroft up. Strike one.
Ball one. Ball two. Foul, strike two.
Foul. Ball three. Bancroft struck
out. Pnskert up. Ball one. Paskert
tiled to Speaker. No runs, no lilts, no
ARi R. H.O. A. E.
Hooper, r.f.- 3 1 1 2 0 0
Scott, h.S 8 0 o 0 3 0
Speaker, c.f. . . . 4 1) 1 3 0 0
HobUtzel, lb 4 n l 9 2 0
Lewis, l.f . 4 0 1 1 0 0
Gardner, 3b. 4-1 2 0 2 0
Barry, 2 b 4 0 1 0 3 0
Tliomas, c 3 0 o G 0 0
Foster, p. ........4 0 3 2 0 0
xJanvrin, s.s 1 0 0 1 0 0
Cady, c 0 0 0 3 0 0
xxHendrickson ... 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 10 27 10 0
Stock, 3b, ........ 4 0 0 0 2 0
Bancroft, ss 4 0 1 2 1 0
Paskert. c.f 4 0 0 1 0 0
Cravath, r.f 3 1 1 l 0 0
Ltlderus. lb 3 0 1 10 0 0
Whltted. l.f 3 0 0 3 0 0
Niehoff. 2b 3 0 0 4 0 0
Burns, c 3 0 0 6 3 1
Mayer, p 3 0 0 0 4 0
Totals 30 1 3 27 10 I
xßan for Thomas In seventh.
xxßatted for Scott In seventh.
Boston 1 0000000 I—2
Phlladolphia . '* 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 o—l
Summary: Two base hits, Foster,
Cravath. Luderus. Struck out. Foster,
8. Mayer, 7. Base or. balls, Mayer. 2.
Left on base, Boston. 8; Philadelphia,
2. Time, 2 hours Umpires. Rigler,
Evans, O'Lougrhlin, Klein.
GERMAN LOSS ICS HEAVY
Paris, Oct. 9, 2.35 P M.—The re
ports of the nißht Indicate that the
Goriyian losses in the offensive of yes
terday against the posltlor of the al
lies near Loos were heavy.
DROPS EBY TO
HOLD HIS JOB
Wells Too Strong; Now For
Danncr Alone, Is
THEY GO CAMPAIGNING:
Office in Charge of Lawyer,
While Chief and Deputy j
The co-nty register's office is being
run to-day by an attorney of the
Dauphin county bar, a man well
known in Democratic political circles.
Neither Deputy C. W. Rubendali or
Register Danner is on the job.
Both are out over the county cam
Rubendali doesn't want to lose his
job as deputy register so he has taken
personal charge of the Danner cam
paign. Yesterday and to-day he had
Danner all over the upper end of the
The office was left in charge of the
friendly lawyer. Rubendali Is said to
explain that this doesn't matter much
"because business isn't very brisk any
Rubendali Drops Eby
A short time ago Rubendali, in the
hope of dragging some Eby votes into
the Danner camp, started out to cam
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U. S. Government Ready
to Recognize Carranza
By Associated Press
Washington. I). C„ Oct. 9.—lnten
tion of the United States Government
I to recognize the Carranza Government,
It was considered almost certain here
to-day, would be announced at the end
of a fourth Pan-American conference
on the Mexican situation.
Latin-American diplomats were to
meet with Secretary of State Lansing
late to-day In what many believed
would he their final gathering.
The effect of an announcement of
an intention to recognize Carranza It
is believed, would be to bring opposing
i elements to his support and remedy
present conditions, despite official re
ports showing little improvement in
some parts of Mexico.
C New York, Oct. 9:—Anderson won the auto race M
L the .Astor cup at the Sheepshead Bay track this afternoon, m
At the one hundred and fortieth mile Anderson was travel W
inat the r.ite of 105 miles an hour.
ROBBERS SEEN CROSSING COUNTRY
Wheeling, W. Va., Oct. 9.—Capt; in T. R. Johnston, of
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad police, received a telephone i
) message at 10.30 oclock that the bandits who looted a Balti- i
I more ,ancl Ohio mail car yesterday had been seen making
their way across the country evidently heading for Sisters- 1
i ville, on the Ohio river. They were being trailed by blood- i
I hounds and a sheriff with a large por.se. Captain Johnston i
h was quickly provided with a special train, and taking a party '
l of his men started for Sistersville.
HIGH PRICE PAID FOR SEAT i
New York, Oct. 9. With a booming stock market %
1 prices for exchange seats are reaching high levels. One was C
i so' ,500, an advance of $. ? 500 over the ?ast previous &
sale. This is the highest price paid since 191?.
" BLACK DAMP KILLS TWO j
liazleton, Pa., Oct. 9.—Black damp overcame Martin (
£ Yureck and Andrew Wargo, miners in the No. 5 colliery I
f of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company at Lansford. i
C The mine adjoins that at which nine men were entombed
( last week. The men were found by men of the day shift on
J way to work. Pulmotors were applied but without success. J
| BURNS TO WED AFTER SERIES I
1 San Francisco. Oct. 9. Eddie Burns catcher for the
■ Philadelphia team of the National League is to marry Miss '
9 Viola Laporte, of Monterey, Cal., after the world's series, 1
» it became known to-day. Miss Laporte is a descendar'
1 the Spanish founders of Monterey. Burns learned basebah
* on the sand lots of San Francisco. 1
■ London, Oct. 9.—Up to noon to-day P. Hadji Misclu
1 the Bulgarian Minister to Great Britain had taken no step
0 towards leaving London. M. Mischeff takes the. ground '
J that Bulgaria has no quarrel with Great Britain and that
# »ny initiative in the severance of relations must come from
■ the latter country.
1 MARRIAGE I
1 tiny I'. Henry and Margaret Auar, cltr. I
I John A. Hoerner, Penbrook, and Gertie B. Petera, UnfMown. 2
BED ABLAZE AS
MOTHER AND HER
Both Narrowly Escape Being
Burned to Death in Eaiiy
j POLICE SEEK HUSBAND
(Wanted on Theft Charge; Fur
j niture Dealers Remove
I Poverty stricken, too weak to work
! arid earn enough money for food, her
| husband hunted by the city detectives,
| herself and her elght-weeks-old child,
narrowly escaping being burned to
'death, Mrs. Simon P. Griffith, 1517
Reglna street, between sobs this
morning told part of the story of her
life, while second-hand furniture deal
ers were removing household goods,
which she had sold as a last resort
to keep the wolf from her door.
Where she will stay to-night, and
where she will eat to-morrow, were
things she did not know.
Bedclothes A lire
This morning, both Mrs. Griffith
and her child narrowly escaped death,
when their bedclothing caught fire
from a lighted candle. Mrs. Griffith
said that she had no money to buy oil
for the lamps and had gone to bed
lighting the candle and placing it on
the floor on the side where the elght
weeks-old baby sleeps. Shortly after
she lifted the boy to the other side
of the bed because of his restlessness.
Then she fell asleep herself.
When she awoke she found the bed
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SUPERIOR COURT RESULTS
, Rutlcr county to-day filed its
oeial returns of the vote «nst for
superior court nominations itiul
only Philadelphia and Luzerne
counties arc to l>c heard from. The
vote of sixty-five counties stands:
Head. 320.814: Huseiton, 210,03;$:
Orludy, 2»8,4»8: Palmer, 170.1MB:
Wallace, 181,559; Williams, 201,-
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