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McCarty Appeals to the Fans Like a White Hope
He's Lacking in Skill, but He's
Full of Strength and
i>farty is being taken seri
• white hope by the fans of
I*"-©. He is the first new big
I hat has made good even without
Inge His build, his appearance, his
style of boxing and his general makeup
have set *him in strong with all the
follower- of the fistic game In this
city. The r est is up to him. His is
the grandest chance that has been set
before any big fighter who has graced
shores in many a long day.
;-*y Is not a finished performer.
Far from it. He is more like a big
diamond In the rough. But he is young
• tiling to learn. He picks up
thing new every time he dons the
8 for a practice bout. He is game
and. willing, and unless he is suddenly
attacked with stage fright when he'
meets Al Kaufman in the ring of the
street "arena next Satordtay
. he will surely put tip
worthy of the trust placed in him.
coming encounter will decide
her or not the Nebraska giani will
as a hope. He must put Kauf
oat of his way in order to qualify'
f* big ring events. Thus far
' s record has been a clean one. He
delivered when they railed upon him
t Etc showed the necess—j*y
_ '. he never sidestepped
n ty worked out yesterday after
at Millett's for the edification of
n large gathering of sporting men. He
boxed six rounds with three husky
sparring partners and he displayed
plenty of fighting ability. He was _fty
- speed and many rt the
little tricks of the game, but he D_adfl
tip for thes» shortcomings wltjp his
--. his wonderful strength
and his powers of endurance. He looms
s a Maii'.hon performer.
ng sriant took on Ed Ken
nun and Montana Dan
In the order named. He took
atoll to rough them all around the
He was not so particular about
:ng their punches. He seemed
willing enough to take an odd wallop
on the jaw for the privilege of getting
in close. He was a hear at the in
fighting game and made his sparrine*
mates look like bantams when h« got
close to them. They did not have a
with him.
arty has a flne left hook to the
• r the body and a nice right hand
unpercut which he can bring over to
r place when he sees fit. He is
wonderfully strong that he can han
dle the ordinary"* big man about like a
cat would handle a mouse. He is rather
clever in the breakaways, apparently
having learned something about this
style in his New York mixups.
The Nebraskan went six rounds with
out turning a hair. They were all lively
or.es. too. hi-.sparrlng partners keeping
hustling every minute of the time. He
never tried to "break ground, hut forced
them to the limit each time they came
near him. He relied upon his strength
more than his skill to make his show
ing-. Apparently he realizes that he Is
overburdened with science.
L.amim. 'he veteran, gave McCarty
workout. The old boy is full
t-rness and understands each and
little trick of the game. He tried
from the big fellow and
-ing him to the nose with his
all the time. McCarty took all
these jabs and worked In.
He is so much larger and stronger
than hfs sparring mates that it was
hard to get a line on his ability
while watching him go through his
paces with them. Incidentally, he is
it-fed and does not cut loose
rdinary performer. But the*-e
doubt but that he can tear when
' - to.
K>rfnedy and Sullivan the big
was rather mild. The only times
he spurred himself on was when
he got into the clinches. Then he
-tied them around as though they
were infants. He never tried more than
one right uppercut to the jaw at one
time, apparently fearing that he might
ly put his opponents out of com
It looks as though McCarty is going
to. rule a favorite over Kaufman, al
though the betting has not yet opened
up. A few wagers have been made at
even money. The Oakland fans like
Kaufman. He has been training over
there for the last two weeks and has
really shown good form since he
started his work.
Both men will continue their boxing
for the next two days, at least, easing
up at the finish. There will be little to
i hoose betwen them when they enter
Ing, though McCarty may be a bit
t; — •
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LAUREL, Md., Oct B.—Entries for to- !
morrow's races are:
First race, .fire and a half furlongs—Smash I*4.
Trwol of Asia 05. Honer Bpp 97. Linbrook 99
4 ( " 1< ' w ' nr >. Ml** Edith 105, Coy 103, Paris Queea
1 -. Henter P;.tu« 111,
Second r»«>, for army and nary a-ttaia
Bbottt two and a half milr* -Zajrg I.V.
old Erin 157. duo Strxns 157. Got-wick 10*'
Sen Artsjelo 102. Knight of Elfrar IG_.
Third race, six ftirtoncs—Fond OS. Imay ByMl
ReT 103. Muff 1".-, Sixtr 107. *_fo_ Ami 107
o>m 110. The 'Jarrf-lfr :10. Pedigree 110. Mont
Tot V". MwrVf Jtl CnU'Ar, Orixri 11.'!. Kir-lit
Peck 113. Donhln Fltp ll':. Lord Wc!l« |_«. Min
denettP 107. AIM <-]:cr;:,n. : Hnllark 107 Cai'sse
103. -"Goldrn < - Dissenter 107 "Clem
Bwhr 102.
Fourth race—Hopkins selling *tak*. $1,500
edded. X ye*f olds an.l up, one mile—Star Jas
nilup 162. Thf> Romp 'fi_, *Alt»_t-_- 101. *Da
. ;i ins. Arvtsdo i<>.-,. •ches*** Kraut io».
**""' "•' ' rte A J <***». Perthshire
111. Superatit-tiO- ll.'. Hi: M. MlUer US, Se
>lda miii un. pht-m tooo,
pf'i) te at"! TS yards—•New Kivor ir.;,
•Cm Ctarran 90, I"t• .n «»4. "CereaoamrK lOg.
Turliiae 108. •Caradldatt 104. Patrick 8 lftfl
! Inez ioi;, K«>fonke Id"*-. Yorkshire Boy 10!)!
Exemplar 112, Hfl—rioos 121.
sixtii race, " rear aMa and ap. para* fSttt,
«<M!ir>g. otir and h h«>f Belle* — *.Mv <;.ii \nr,
•Hald'-man Iflft. Naughty l.a<! ioc, Monsieur X
1«7. !<f"ir« 1"7. Taboo 10*. Supervisor WK, Lonl
Elam 110. Ki'crf ll'i. Accord 110, Ch;ii->s 1*
pr :' 1 . Michael Angel.- 112.
rentlec ill-Waaeo « five poumls claimed.
Talk of Lynching in Springdale,
SFRINGDALE. Wash., Oct. B.—C. E.
Bartholomene, acting: town marshal,
shot and instantly killed C. Gneist to
day. The officer had attempted to ar
rest a man in Gneist's saloon when the
Interfered and is said to have
TO stab the marshal. The officer
ed the knife from Gneist's hand
when tlie latter reached for a Fe*
er, fired five shots into his body.
Feeling runs high over the affair and
lynching is threatened. The officer was
arrested by a deuuty sheriff after the
'Heine' Heitmuller Called Out
Forever by the Great Umpire
Dread Typhoid Cuts Short the Brilliant Career
Of Favorite Coast League Slugger
LOS ANGELES, Oct. B.—The body of William J.Heitmuller, right
fielder for the Los Angeles Coast league team, who died early today of
typhoid fever, was taken to San Francisco tonight, and the funeral will be
held there probably tomorrow afternoon.
Henry Heitmuller, a brother of the dead ball player, accompanied the
remains, his mother having left on an earlier train. Heitmuller was 29 years
old and v*a? a native of San Francisco.
The death of the big, hard hitting right fielder caused deep sorrow among
players and fans alike, as he was one of the most popular players who ever
donned a uniform in southern California. His death is also a heavy blow to
the Los Angeles club, as he was considered the batting mainstay of the team.
Until a short time ago he led the league in hitting, and his home run record
of 15 for the present season still stands.
The games scheduled today between Vernon and Los Angeles was post
poned because of Heitmuller's death.
The Pacific Coast league loses one of it**, most valued and best liked
players in William T. Heitmuller, better known as "Heinie." The big, stalwart
Los Ancreles outfielder was a great favorite with the fans all over the circuit
for !iis slugging ability as well as his good natured manner and his all round
jovial disposition.
Heitmuller was a native of San Francisco and was born at Eighth and
Harrison streets. He attended the local public schools and later entered the
University of California, where he starred on the gridiron with Orval Overall,
the once famous Chicago Cub pitcher, and Nick Williams, now manager of
the Portland club of the Northwest league. He was a football idol at Berke
ley, playing left tackle for the blue and gold for two seasons. He was also
a "pitcher on the varsity nine.
His first profe?sional baseball experience was gained in the northwest,
when he was with the Everett club in 1906. The next season found him with
the Oakland club. He started out as a first baseman, but was later shifted
to the outfield, which he played with greater -success. He at once made good
with the stick, and up to the time of his illness was regarded as a wonderful
batsman. .
After two Years of service with the Coast league, Heitmuller was taken
up by Connie Mack of the Philadelphia Athletics. He was with the then
champions for a year and a half. During the middle of last season Mack
turned Heitmuller over to the Baltimore club of the International league. He
did not like his berth there, and was finally purchased by Los Angeles.
Coming back to the Coast league this year, Heitmuller joined the Angels
and at once jurmped to the top of the league as its real heavy hitter. He
finished first on the list at the close of last season, and until Del Howard
joined the Seals this year the,big fellow still held the honored place at the
top of the slugging column. He was just in the midst of a duel with Howard
when stricken with the dread malady which cut short his career.
Heitmuller leaves a host of friends all over the United States. He was
popular wherever he went because of his easy going, happy go lucky dis
position. He stood 6 feet 2 1 / 2 inches in height, .weighed about 210 pounds
and was looked upon as one of the real giants of the diamond.
International Revision of
Boxing Laws on Foot
NEW YORK. Oct. B.—An interna
tional affiliation of boxing authorities
of England, France, Australia and the
United States to supervise certain fea
ture* of the sport is favored by the
English and French authorities, ac
cording to advices received here from
Paul Rosseau. head of the French
federation of boxing clubs.
The suggestion originated with
Frank O'Neil of the New York state
athletic commission last April, and
was revived by o'Xeil's recent protest
si gainst Billy Papke, who went to
France after haying refused at the
eleventh hour to meet Prank Mantell
here. The French authorities decided
to take !-o action against Papke, but
the incident emphasized the need of
ititernatioual affiliation, especially for
the supervision of the standing of men,
classes and weights.
Rosseau has advised the New York
authorities that the National Sporting
club of England desires to enter into
such an affiliation, and it IB suggested
that the New York authorities en
deavor to bring the other boxing cen
ters of the I'nited States into an aftso
ciatlon representative of the whole
Tbe Christian Kntleavorers of Santa Clara
roust? will join in balding au "uplift" con
vention in Csninliell. Pr. W. O. S-erisaa of
tii.- !t<x'khnrst coau-iitee will l» t_e _r!*ecipal
:..-:-. Til.- <--wv.nfioH.vriH brgUi .astar-ay
la% v iiii a praise sorvii c ami end Sunday
cttiiiua with a ceatscretiM strvice.
Athletes Training for 10
Mile Relay Race
OAKLAND. Oct. B.—Several hundred
athletes of the bay cities Young: Men's
Christian associations are working- out
daily for the big: 10 mite relay race
which will be held around Lake Mer
ritt Saturday. More interest is being:
manifested by the bay athletes In the
race this year than at any previous
competition, and it is expected that a
keen contest will ensue.
Athletes from the Oakland, Berke
ley and San Francisco Yourtg Men'l
Christian aasoclfctions will compete for
the trophy, each association being rep
resented by a team of 20 men. An at
tempt J* being made by the local or
ganization to enter two teams for the
event, as the Oakland association haft
plenty of good material to work with.
The course will be around Lake Mor
ritt and will be 10 miles in length
each lap consisting of BSO yards The
start'wlll be at Twenty-second and
Harrison streets, and the finish, after
the lake haa been circled three and
one-half times, will be at a point op
posite the Twelfth street flood gates.
The following will act as officials:
Starter, Phil Hess; timers, George
Kiarm>n, Wiley Winsor, T. G. Thorn***-*
son, F. Bock; chief judge of course,
W. It. Hume; judges of course. Dr. p.
T. Pomeroy, W. L. Sea Wright, _F, A.
Saxton, H. M. Strickler, C, F. Martin,
Dr. R. Sutherland, Dr. Louis Dicta*.
clerk, Frank Guilford.
Murray Scares 'Em When He
Lands on Wood and Brings j
In Devore and Doyle
Continued From Page 11, Column 7
justified, for Fletcher gathered in Duf
fy's high one and Boston again went
to the field runless.
Wood was not in a reciprocating
mood, for instead of sending Tesreau to
first on four balls he sent him to the
bench with three strikes. He evened
up with Josh Devore, however, passing
him after the count was 2 to 3.
Then came Larry Doyle. Right there
he settled the question as to whether or
not he could hit Wood. He dropped a
beauty in left field between Lewis and
Gardner for a double, sending Devo***
to third. The ball was badly played
by Boston fielders, who started slowly
and were not able to get to it in time.
Wood then settled and, using great
speed, struck out snodgrass on three
successively pitched balls. He also put
over a strike on Murray, making it
four in a row without a ball.
Murray stepped Into a breach after
a. long delay, with two balls and one
strike called. He came to the front
gamely, sliced one through the box to
Speaker for a smoking single and drove
Devore and Doyle across. Speaker at
tempted to nab Doyle at the plate, but
waa too late for *he fleet Larry. Mur
ray tried to take second on the play,
but was out at second, Speaker to Cady
to Wagner. '
This was Murray's first hit In a worlds I
series after 20 trips to the plate, and it
was off a pitcher who had just broken
a record and at a time when it meant
two runs and possibly the game for the |
Giants. Talk about noise! When those
two runs came across the plate a yell
went up which could have been heard
on the warships over in the Hudson
river. Everybody in the grandstand
and bleachers was yelling and doing all
sorts of fancy stunts.
No—not everybody. That Boston ;
crowd which came over with Mayor
Fitzgerald were engulfed In gloom thick
enough to cut. And the gloom thick
ened for two innings.
Herzog showed his ability as a fielder
at the very opening of the fourth in
ning. Gardner lifted a high foul along
third. Herzog dashed after it and al
most smashed into the concrete grand
stand—but he got the ball. Merkle al
most duplicated the play on Wagner's
high foul along the first base line after
Stahl had struck out.
Wood showed no effect of the trouble
in the third when he faced Merkle. The
Giants' first baseman was the first man
to fall a victim to Wood's elusive de
livery, falling to see three good ones.
Herzog hit a bad bounder. Meyers
bounded one in front of the plate, but
Wood tossed him out to Stahl, while
Herzog got safely on second. Fletcher
proved to be Wood's seventh strike out
victim. The smoky one was certainly
going mad. Tesreau also was doing
some grand little patching up to this
In the fifth inning CjUy went out on a
grounder. Doyle atwt Ifcfkle accounted
for it, Wood receiv4_llt'r»erry round of
applause as he walked to the plate, but
he grounded out to Ifftejckle, unassisted.
Some progressives jMUst have been In
the stands, for they md*osed lustily
when Tesreau fanned Hooper. He had
traveled through the first five rounds
without allowing anything resembling
a hit. a record breaking performance in
' world's series history. The only equal
I performance was Donovan's work with
j the Cubs in 1907, when the first hit came
!in the sixth.
Wood was again unkind to his rival
boxman in this Session. He gave Tes
reau three perfectly good balls right
over the plate. Jeff saw and whaled
away at them with all the good will in
the world, but somehow they were not
where his bat went, and a strikeout was
credited to Wood. The best Devore
could do was to shoot up a pop fly.
which Duffy Lewis took with evident
Captain Larry Doyle then came through
with his second hit of the game. It was
!a sizzling grounder toward third, which
was too hot for Gardner to handle. It
bounded almost to the stand, and Cap
tain Larry went on to second. By as
sharp fielding as has been seen on the
Polo grounds this season, Gardner re
covered the ball and shot it to Yerkes
like a rifle bullet. It got Doyle, but
only because in his anxiety he had over
slid the base. Beautiful baseball, and it
brought the crowd to its feet.
It was in the sixth that Tesreau's
troubles began. After Snodgrass had
made another beautiful running catch,
this time of Yerkes* high Lift to right
field, Tris Speaker gave the Giant fans
a taste of his quality by drawing a
screaming liner to left field, which
neither Snodgrass nor Devore could get.
The Texan was on third before the ball
could be fielded.
It was the first hit oft Tesreau and
It was a beauty. Lewis sent a grounder
to Doyle, which enabled Speaker to
cross the plate with Boston's first run,
although Lewis was out at first. Gard
ner went out on strikes.
The Giants could do nothing in their
half of the inning. Snodgrass started
off the session by getting first on a
fumble of his grounder by Wagner.
Boston's first and only error. • Murray
tried ta sacrifice "Snow" along, but a
double'Tlay resulted and Merkle fin
ished the inning with a pop fljt to Wag
Speaker's solving of Tesreau's de
livery in the sixth was merely a curtain
raiser for the overwhelming disaster
in the seventh. The way those Boston
batsmen treated the innocent young
bear hunter was a shame. He is the
sad, sad story of how the game was
won and lost.
Manager Stahl came to the bat, a
do or die look in his eye. He died,
Doyle to Merkle. Then Wagner found
Jeff and s«nt a liner to right, and this
started the procession. That hole looked
good to Cady, who shot another
through it, and only quick work on
the part of ShOdgraSS held Wagner on
second. Wood could only hit a little
inflelder roller to Doyle, who tossed
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A Belmont "Notch"
collar In white striped
Madras. It's an
15c,.fotJBc. Co.
Tom Jones Throws Blanket On
Thanksgiving Dream of Angels
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ASGELES, Oct B.—Tom Jones has spoken at it Is to
the effect that Ad Wolgast will not be a Thanksgiving day attraction
at Vernon. Jimmy Coffroth, the San Francisco promoter, has beaten
KcCarey to the match, and the Dutchman will fig-lit for him on turkey
day. Just who will be M'oigast's opponent is not known yet, but in all
probability it will be Frankle Burns. However, Wolgast has signed up
with Coffroth for any opponent that the promoter may select, just so
that opponent makes 133 pounds ringside weight
the ball over to Fletcher, sending Cady
to the bench.
Then Hooper did things with his
little bat, said things being two base
hits along the first base line, which
sent Wagner across the plate with the
tying run. New York groaned and
those Boston fans began to wake up.
Yerkes came along with a clean hit
to left which could not be fielded until
both Wood and Hooper had broken into
the run column and Boston was two
runs to the good.
Talk about ghost dancing and turkey
trotting—the way that Boston 300 be
haved was simply scandalous. Mayor
Fitzgerald actually punched Mayor
Gaynor in the ribs.
This was all. Jeff partially redeemed
himself by fanning Speaker and ending
the slaughter. It was enough. Four
hits and three runs looked as big as a
mountain to New York, and the gloom
that once had lowered about the Boston
fans fell thick and heavy all oVer the
Polo grounds.
Herzog added the ninth strike out to
Wood's victims. Fletcher forced
Meyers, Yerkes to Wagner. McCormick.
batting in place of Tesreau, flied out to
Crandall took Tesreau's place. Lewis
was out, Fletcher to Merkle. Wagner
fanned. Stahl did likewise. Devore
and Doyle went out, Wagner to Stahl.
Snodgrass popped to Gardner. In the
last session Wagner smashed a beauty
to the right for two bases, but died on
After Murray had flied out to Hooper
then came the heartbreaking ninth.
Merkle dropped one in center' for a
clean single. Herzog sent another
single to right and Meyers did the
same. Herr.og scored and Merkle went
to third. Never has such an uproar
been heard on a ball field as went up
■ i ___-_--■■.
In the morning news
" 'HIGH COST OF LIVING'-everything going up in
price—everything but Fatimas—thank goodness I can still get
0 those twenty bully smokes for fifteen cents... Only the fragrance
of Fatima continues to soar skyward
doubtedly—That's what /call sport—a mile in the air and
making your own aromatic clouds with Fatimas....
" 'PARTY LEADERS WAXING HOT 1 -...Why don't these
politicians cool off and settle their nerves with a soothing
Fatima or twoL.. t . It would make 'em think clearer—and less
That reminds me— I must get down town right off the bat....
Now for a fresh Fatima—and business _xO s~\
"I see I'll need a new package—
must get one on my S& «sft^fc_^^#^K
way to the office. y^^^^^SwW
jLxj for lOC c^^
-igg-tt * Myera Tobacco Co.
' lv __ -_-••!-,.
when Meyers rested on second on the
play. One run only was needed to tie
the score. Becker had been sent in to
run for Meyers.
It certainly did look good for New
York. But Wood right here stamped
himself a great pitcher. He tightaned
up In the face of a situation which has
tried the nerve of men of iron and
struck out Fletcher and Crandall, win
ning the game.
It was a glorious game of baseball,
well fought, well Won. well lost.
Continued From Pace 11, Col. 6
ball. McCormick flied to Lewis. No runs, no hit*
no errors.
First half—Crandall went in the box for New
York. Lewis want out on a sharp grounder t 0
ahortstop, who made a perfect throw to Merkle.
Crandall's service consisted largely of a slow,
wide outcurve and an equally slow drop ball. The
change of pace from the speedy Tesreau to the
slow ball of Crandall seemed to worry the Bed
Bex. Gardner struck out. Stahl was another
•trikeout victim. No runs, no hits, nc errors.
Second half—Devore waa out. Wagner to Stahl.
It was a fast play on Wagner's part. Do_Je waa
another victim of the Wagner-Stahl route. Snod
graas popped to Gardner. No runs, no hits, no
First half—Wood waa given a cheer aa he
walked to the Boston bench. As the shadow of
the grandstand broke over the grounds the Giants
had difficulty in locating the ball. Wagner
doubled to left. Cady sacrificed, Herzog to
Merkle. Wagner took third. Wood out, Crandall
to Merkle. Wagner was placed on third. Hooper
lined to Doyle. No run*, one hit, no errors.
Second half—lt was the Giants' last half, and
two runs were needed to tie and three to win.
Murray went to the plate and the crowd yelled
, for a hit. Murray flied to Hooper. Merkle sin
gled to center, and the New York fans took cour
| age. Herzog got a single to right, Merkle taking
second. The atanda were in an uproar and
cheered continuously. Some spectators threw coins
on the field. Merkle scored on Meyers' double,
Herzog taking third. Becker ran for Meyers.
Fletcher struck out. Crandall struck out. One
run, three hits, no errors.
Whole University From Presi
dent Jordan Down Extends
Hand of Welcome
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
Undergraduates, faculty and fellow
countrymen gathered in the assembly
hall this morning when President
David Starr Jordan and Dr. Frank An
gell, chairman of the faculty commit
tee on athletics, made the formal ad
dresses of welcome to the Australian
Rugby team.
Manager Bohrsmann and W. ff. Hill,
secretary of the New South Wales
Rugby union and one of the best an
tipodean authorities, responded in be
half of Australia.
The Waratahs have won the hearts
of the Stanford students and players
by their pleasant, and sportsmanlike
attitude. Several hundred students
watched the Australians unlimber on
the local turf this afternoon. They
were well rewarded, for the two hour
practice was filled with first class
work and many clever modes of han
dling a ball were seen for the first
time. The Waratahs were certainly
nifty with the ball.
Their work this afternoon showed
that they are not in the best of con
dition, but with a week of hard
training they will open the eyes of
the local enthusiasts.
The Waratahs will be on hand to
morrow afternoon to witness the game
between the Freshmen and St. Mary's
college fifteens. The baby fiftoen
bested the Catholic collegians in their
first contest by a score of 23—0, and
the visitors will try to wipe out the de
feat, so a snappy contest should re
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
BI'FFALO. N. V.. Oct. B.—Jimmy Clabby of
Milwaukee had a shade the better <->" Wllllo
Brennan of this city in a 10 round bout tonight.
Hrennan took the count of nine In the Herenth
round. left jabs to the face wore
down the Buffalo boy.

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