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* Paper_/br • j California Homes- VOLUME 114.—N0. 127. ATHLETICS SCORE 4 RUNS IN TWO INNINGS PANAMA'S MIGHTY BLAST THRILLS CITY THOUSANDS CHEER, SIRENS SCREAM, BELLS RING WHEN BOMB GIVES SIGNAL All Together! Here's to the Panama canal; To those who conceived it, To those who achieved it, And to the event that celebrates it in San Francisco in 1915. CIVIC LEAGUE SECRETARY George Gerhart was last night elected secretary of the Civic League of Improvements Clubs vice Charles Francis Adams, resigned. The Circulation THE CALL Yesterday Was ' 78,357 Net Paid All Returns and Unsold Copies Deducted. THE CALL is San Francisco's Great- 0 est Evening Paper! THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL Little Allan Metzger, native San Franciscan, offering a toast to the Panama canal San Francisco Wild With Joy When Wire Ticks Signal That Mighty Gamboa Dike, Last of Canal Barriers, Is Removed by Dynamite Thousands of expectant jubilant San Franciscans waited in anticipa tion of the moment when President Wilson at his desk in the White House would press the button that would send tons of dirt at Garboa dyke hurtling through the air, thereby uniting the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and at the same time flash the signal in this city. Grand Jury Inspects Mystic Black Wand And Hypnotic Eye The mystic black wand, hypnotic eye. drugs and other machinations which Dr. Arthur Fournier Is alleged to have made use of to gain posses sion of the jewels and property of Mrs. Nina Holdsworth held the in terest of the grand Jury last night for its entire' session. Doctor Four nier is accused of duping Mrs. Holds worth out of a $7,000 home and $1,000 In jewels. H. P. Ralston, Mrs. Ral ston and Miss -Harriet Wiley Hall, relatives of Mrs. Holdsworth, testi fied. The case was put over a week for further action. FOURTEEN PAGES-SAN FRANCISCO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1913. As the hands of the clock pointed to 11 the crowd leaned forward. Boom! A bomb shot skyward. High in the air it burst and an American flag fluttered to the breeae. Hundreds of feet below a mighty cheer like the booming of a mighty sea was heard, followed a moment later by the strains of the "Star Spangled Banner," which the band in Union square struck up. Heads were uncovered and a com pany of blue jackets presented arms to the stars and stripes hoisted to the top of the tall flagpole by Miss An nette Rolph and Miss Aldanita Wolf skill. BKDI.AM OF JOY Hardly had the report of the aerial bomb died away when the cheers of the crowd were intermingled with the clanging of bells and blowing Continued on Pnnre 3, Column 1 President Wilson at Washing ton Touches Electric But ton Which Makes Canal Reality PANAMA. Oct. 10.—The Panama canal is a realty. The waters of Gatun lake fllowed into the At lantic and Pacific in the greatest of man made waterways today when Cucharacham slide, or Gamboa dike as it also was known, the last ob struction separating the waters of the world's two greatest seas, was blown up. President Wilson in Washington touched the button which set off the explosion. There was a rumble as of a giant earthquake, a roar like the salvo of a thousand pieces of artillery and a torrent of dirt and rock as 40 tons of dynamite were exploded. MIGHTY CHEER RISES The rush of waters which followed the bombardment of nature's ram part mingled with the cheers that arise from United States army officers, canal workers and sightseers, who were stationed at a safe distance. Among those here to see this epoch making event in the history of the $375,000,000 canal were fprmer Con gressman Nicholas Longworth, Mrs. Alice Roosevelt-Longworth and Phil ippe Bunau-Varllla, chief engineer of the first canal company, who was the guest of Colonel Goethals. The ex plosion was one of the final acts in the actual construction of the mighty waterway. .One thousand holes had been drilled in the dike and in each hole fA>m 80 to 100 pounds of dynamite placed. It was the largest blast Continued on ymgrn 2. Cornmn a FACING ROPE, ADMITS HE KILLED 2 I. W. W. Organizer Confesses Wheatland Slaying, Then Attempts Suicide After confessing that he killed two Yuba county officers and incited the strike that resulted in the deadly hop picker's riot on the Durst ran ah at Wheatland in August, Herman D. Suhr, an L W. W. organiser, attempt ed to kill himself in the Alameda county jail Sunday night. "I know my own story will hang me," the remorseful man moaned, when the watch the police had set to guard him tore the safety razor blade from his fingers and prevented him from cutting deeper the slits in his neck and wrists. WRITES FILL CONFESSION Shur wrote a complete confession for Frank Barnet, sheriff of AlamedS county, and William A. Mundell, chief of the Burns' Detective agency on the PafMt* trfist "Blaokie" Ford, another ograntser for the I. W. W., had an equal share in the launching of the strike, ac cording to the confession of Suhr. The admission names 14 'men, the ringleaders of the riots which were quelled by the state troops after Dis trict Attorney E. T. Manwell and Deputy Sheriff Reardon of Marys ville and two hopptckers had been shot ro death. Each of the 14 men named are un der arrest, in jails of six different California counties, the result of a keen pursuit by clever detectives. In brief. Suhr's confession regard ing the scene that culminated in the gun fight is: "I was standing on the edge of the crowd when the officers came up in an automobile and started to make arrests. "Standing near nic was a gray haired old man with a long gray beard He pulled a revolver from his pocket I wns seized with an un controllable desire for that gun. Be fore I knew what I was doing I had wrenched the weapon from the old Coatlaaed oa Pas* 2. Coluaaa 0 Details-Play by Play By Sam Crane kirst inning I New York —Snodgrass up. Strike 1. Grounded to Baker. Doyle up. Strike 1; foul. Ball 1. Flied out to Strunk. Fletcher out. Barry to Mclnnis. No runs, no hits, no errors. Snodgrass playing center field. Philadelphia—Murphy up. Strike 1, called. Murphy flied to Snodgrass. Oldring up. Oldring tripled to right. He hit the first ball pitched squarely on the nose. Collins up. Collins was cheered. Ball 1, low. Strike 1, foul. Collins hit to Merkle. who threw to McLean and caught Oldring at the plate. Collins held on flrst. Oldring protested. Collins stole second. Baker out. Fouled to Shafer. No runs, one hit, no errors. , SECOND INNING New York—Burns up. Strike f, called. Strike 2. Burns flied to Mur phy. Shafer up. Ball 1, low and wide. Strike 1. Strike 2. swung at it. Shafer fanned —swung at three of them. Murray up. Ball 1. Strike 1. Hit by pitched ball. McLean up. Strike 1; called. Ball tl wide. Singled to center, Murray going to third. Merkle up. Ball 1; low. Merkle out; fouled to Mclnnis. No runs, one hit, no errors. Philadelphia—Mclnnis up. Ball 1, wide. Mclnnis singled to center. Strunk up. Strike 1. Strunk sac rificed. Demaree to Merkle. Barry up. Strike 1, called. Ball 1, low and wide. Strike 2, foul. Merkle got an error when lie dropped Barry's high foul. Barry doubled to left, scoring Mc lnnis. Schang up. Strike 1, foul. Ball 1; wide and low. Strike 2; called. Ball 2; close. Ball low. Walked. Bender up. Strike 1. Flied to Burns. Both runners held at their bases. TOTS TOUR WORLD *•# GET FAST IN HUD <«>♦<?> <*>♦<*> RESCUED IN TIME IX search ef strange aad won derful •■Ventures, Erma and Xancy Anderson, 3 . ond 5 years old, respectively, left .their home ot 830 Santa Clara ovenne, Alameda, yesterdoy oad wan dered forth Into the world. It was o bis world and there was the promise of much adventure. They went Into the Gun clnh grounds, low worsh lands neor the Webster street bridge, and beffon playing. The mud le soft ot this point and the danger from death by quicksands great. The children sank above th»lr waists, but were rescued by K-ardcners. Then they were taken to a house and turned over to the police, who returned them to their frantic mother, Mrs. J. Anderson. Prince Taro Katsura, Japanese Statesman And Warrior, Dead Great Soldier and Diplomat of Nip pon Reaches End of Illus trious Career TOKIO. Oct. 10.—Prince Taro Kat sura, former premier, died today after a long illness. The prince was not only the foremost ot the older school of Japanese statesmen, but also fa mous as a warrior, having served in the army for many years before he gave up his military career for poli tics and statesmanship. The prince was born at Chosiu in 1847. He married a daughter of the Marquess Inouye. After being educated at the military school in Prussia. Prince Katsura en tered the army in 1867. He served With distinction throughout the War of the Restoration. From 1875 to 1878 he was attached to the Japanese lega tion in Berlin. He returned to Ger many six years later for military pur poses. As minister of the army, which position he held from 1886 to 1891. prince Katsura was a powerful advo cate of the army reform, which meas ure he accomplished. When the Chino- Japanese war broke out the prince went into the field as commander in chief of the third division. He rose steadily in diplomatic circles until in 1908 he was made prime minister of Japan. Murphy up. Ball 1. Ball 2. Strike 1; called. Flied to Snodgrass. One run, two hits, one eror. THIRD INNING New York —Demaree up. Flied to Murphy. Snodgrass up. Bender threw out Snodgrass to Mclnnis. Snodgrass at tempted to bunt. Doyle up. Strike 1; called. Strike 2, foul. * Ball 1; low. Flied to Strunk. No runs, no hits, no errors. Philadelphia—Oldring out, Dema ree to Merkle. Collins up. Ball 1. Strike 1, foul. Strike 2; called. Ball 2, foul. Ball 3; close. Filed to Burns. Baker up. Ball 1. Out, Doyle to Merkle. No runs, no hits, no errors. FOURTH INNING New York —Fletcher up. Strike 1, called. Ball 1, close. Fletcher flied to Oldring. Burns flied to Baker. Shafe up. Strike 1. Ball 1. Strike 2, foul. Another foul. Fanned, i No runs, no hits, no errors. Missionaries in Tsaovang Safe j w WASHINGTON, Oct. 10.—That all American missionaries in and around Tsaoyang, China, are safe was re ported to the state department by the embassy at Peking today. Federal troops have regained control of the Tsaoyang district and the bandits, it is reported, have fled to the moun tains. Severe reprisals will be de manded for the death of the infant son of a missionary from Sweden, who was killed by bandits before the federal troops arrived. SUMMERFIELD IS ELECTED STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Oct. 10. Lester D. Summerfield, who is a mem ber of the juris doctor class in the law department, registered from Reno, New, has been elected president of the University Conference, the or ganisation of student self-govern ment. _jr\ ■ r San Francisco Great Founded -1856 DEMAREE FACES BENDER IN 4TH CONTEST, MERKLE AND SNODGRASS IN LINE THE GREAT BIG BATTLE ! Giants Battery—Demaree and McLean ■ i ~ i _ i i i t j t T'_ t — r - f ..r.» t —rr —rn —i — Athletics Battery—Bender and Schang Official Lineup Today GIANTS ATHLETICS HERZOG, 3B E. MURPHY, R. F. SNODGRASS, C. F. OLDRING, L. F. DOYLE, 2B COLLINS, 2B FLETCHER, SS. BAKER, 3B BURNS, L. F. McINNIS, IB SHAFER, 3B AND C. F. STRUNK, C. F. MURRAY, R. F. BARRY, SS. McLEAN, C. SCHANG, C. MERKLE, IB BENDER, P. DEMAREE, P. FRANK G. MENKE SHIBF. PARK, PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 10.—The Giants and Ath letics met in the fourth battle of the world series this afternoon with the sun shining for the first time since the contests began. 3 Though the New York team was one game behind in the race for the championship, all of Manager McGraw*s players appeared cheerful and confident as to the final outcome. Senator Who Called Huerta an Assassin Is Believed Killed MEXICO CITY, Oct. 10.—Senator Belisario Dominguez, who delivered a speech at a secret session of con gress on September 22, in which he denounced General Huerta as an as sassin, has disappeared. He is be lieved to have been assassinated, and his friends in congress will demand an immediate investigation. A. Mun gio and Escudero G. the federal lead ers, arrested because of the abandon meat of Torreon, were brought here on a special trla today from Monterey to "stand court martial. They will be tried immediately and probably will be sentenced to death, although the government is attempting to mini mise the effect of the news that Tor reon has fallen. Chicago Mayor III; Worried, Overworked CHICAGO, Oct. 10. —Mayor Harrison was ill today, and his physician diag nosed the case as "brain fag and fa tigue," brought on by overwork in trying to solve the city's garbage problem. The mayor has been the subject of numerous newspaper at tacks because the city has allowed garbage to accumulate since October 1, and has not seized the plant of the Chicago Reduction company, which refuses to gather garbage when the * # city declined to purchase its plant for $500,000. Champ Clark and Wife Hurt in Railroad Smash WASHINGTON. Oct. 10.—Speaker Champ Clark is confined to his bed to day aw the result of painful injuries received in a railroad wreck near Pittsburg on his journey to Washing ton from Wheeling, W. Va., Wednes day night. The speaker is suffering from several cuts on life forehead and a sprained back. Mrs. Clark suffered from shock and bruises. EST*? PRICE ONE CENT. "We'll even up the series this after noon.'' said Chrlaty Mathewson. "There is no doubt in my mind that we shall win. It may go the full seven games, but we'll be on top when it's all over.'' Tiie New York players slept late at the Majestic hotel and all said they felt fit for the battle of -their lives. Even Merkle. who has been suffering with a strained tendon since Tuesday, hopped around as if he had never had an injury in his life. The Philadelphia players said that they did not want to be loked upon as boasters, but confessed their en tire belief that the Giants had no chance to defeat them. , THRONG RUSHES TO PARK Though hundreds of anxious fans had been at the park all night, the main rush began when the sun ap peared late in' the morning. 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