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• Paperjfar • California Homes. volume 114.—x0. 142 CHILD IS SLINGSBY'S, SAYS BERRY Grand Stand Collapses 40 FANS IN SMASH Al TULSA Giants-White Sox Game Is] Delayed When Seats Fall With Crash TULSA. Okla., Oct. 28.—Forty per sons were injured, 10 seriously, at the 'lascball park this afternoon when the grandstand collapsed. A good <rowd had assembled to witness a game between the Giants and the Whrte Sox. The accident occurred jus* before the game was scheduled to start. » Buys $713,000 Worth Of City Hall Bonds rnest of intention to "buy $7Ki.000 worth of municipal bonds, an beamed San Franciscan sent City Treasurer McDougald a check for $10,000 today. Further indication that the city hall and civic center will not be held up by lack of funds is in the fact that McDougald re • eived four telegrams today from eastern bond houses inquiring on what terms they could obtain options to purchase large blocks of the city This completes the sale'of the en tire $1,190,000 lot of municipal bonds ecently put on the market, and will use up more bonds besides. The flrst $:,un.Qon of this amount was sold to investors. The man who sent the $10,000 check will deposit $250,000 in the county treasury tomorrow and take away 250 city hall bonds, and by this deal alone enough money will be provided to keep work on the city hall in progress fin a year. He will take the remainder later. • Girl Rescues Baby Sister From Flames AN'OELES, Oct. 28.—With re- : ' • narkable heroism, Lucille Brunner, j the 7 year daughter of Mr. and I* Mrs. Henry C. of Long Beach, rescued her four months' old baby sister today from flames which | c had been started in their home by j I Clifford, a 3 year old brother. j t The children had been left alone 1 for a few moments while Mrs. Brun- l ncr went to the grocery store. « Castor on Trial for Killing W.J. Dwyer With the selection of 12 Jurors the | trial of Walter Castor. 20 years old. L charged with the murder of William ] .J. Dwyer, an on August I 3, opened this afternoon before Supe- j, rior .Tudge Lawlor. The trial is ex- '< , pected to last two days. Castor shot j £ Dwyer with a rifle, following a fight I s with hoodlum gangs at Eighteenth I t and Castro streets. LATONIA RESULTS ♦ —| ——— First race, alx furlongs, maiden - year ..Ids—The Gander. 112 U»ftusi. ; to 5, 1 to 2, 1 to 4. won; AJ Jooes. 112 <Dlshmon 1. ■; I" 1. ;; to 2. second: Meshacu. 112 (Boreli. T 10. third. Time. 1:19 23. Father Rllev. Sheffield. Transportation. Tesa* Tommy. P# i>eto. Dnrin. Bank Bill. Archery, also rnn. S.-ratrbad—Expeetation. fl| Seeood rare, it* and a half fnrlongs. sell ing. 2 rear old*—Birdie Williams. I'M IXey- I<mi», I to 4, ont. won; Tairolora, 109 (Taylori. X to 5. 2 to .'l. second: Parcel Pnat. 106 (Mar tinl, 2 to 5. third. Time. 1:11 IS. Mlsplay and Malay also ran. Scratched—Flrat Degree. Gypsy I/ore. Third race, one mile. 3 year oitfs and up ward, allowances—Wry Neck. 104 (Van On sen t. IO to 1, 3 to 1. 3 to 2. woo; Clark If, iliNt iHenrv). to 3. 1 to 3. second: Royal Amber. 1< <i .TMsbmont. 1 to .'!. third. Time, i iv ■_• r. l oin. Mac Taff. Felicitos. also ran. I Fmirth raec. alx furlongs. year .>!d* and upward, handicap- Theresa Gill. !>T (Martin i. ' « to 5 and out. won: Flahtiergast. 112 (Tar- I uer), a it. mttmt; Renanet. »7 <Mel>onaldi. .nt. third. Time, 1:1*. Mcratehed- Sun Queen. Hish l'ri»»te and l>eoehares. Filth ra<». six furlongs. 3 year olds and up- 11T (Turnen. « to 3. 2 to 5 and out. «-on:-TTans|Hirt. 108 (Kederisi. even and 1 to 2, aecond: Roo-ter. 105 fileuryi. 2 to ". third. Time, 1:18 1-3. Scratched— Xobb.v. fnele Dick. Richard l-angdon. Pin Duke, O ii- True. Tyro, Little Bakar. Toy. Herwuda, also ran. Sixth race, one nnd a sixteenth miles. 3 »e«r old* and upward Brave, LU 1 Boreli. «to :.. 2 to 5 and out. won: Uohl Color. Kt4 (Aiertl, 3 to 2 and 6 to 3. s<-< i,nd: I'ortarlingtoti. I(>4 (Carter). 8 to 3, third. Time. 1:33 4-3. Seratehed —Wishing Ring. A mon and Polls. Cardie F. «'on»«le. Carlleue, Stickpin, also ran. LATONIA ENTRIES First race, selling. 2 year old fillies, five »■«! a naif furlongs Baby Sister 107. Tigella 107. [Vile -t Normandy 107. I*ahetlo Valle 107. i olle I<i7. Kynie 107. Ovation 112. Margaret I .v r> 112. Kilerea 112. Bracktowu Belle 112. Montreal 112. Miss Waters 112. Second race, selling. 4 year oMs and up irard, »i* furlongs -Mis< Jean 105. Syrlnga lip.", Wlntergreen J0."., (ieorge Oxnard Sir Msrion 10S. i. H, Barr IH>. "Islley Slave 110. I'rsiila Emma 11<i, White Heat 110. Oreen 110. Oakland 110. I»r. Waldo Brlggs JlO. Third race, handicap, 2 year olds, six fur long*—ljldy Monet W.i. I>r. Samuel «.*}, Bronse Wine f»">. Bae H7. Any Time 104. Fonrth rmv. bSDaVaa, .', year olds and up ward, one and a sixteenth miles —Morrlatown CO, Flabbergast 110. Sleeth IX3. Fifth rare, allowances. .1 year olda and up ward, six fhrloogs—Maria (' 104, Cash On Delivery 104. Quartermaster 107. Irish <?en lieuiMU 10T. Daajussas 107. Sebago 107. Weya unfc* if>7. Sixth race, nelling. :t year "Ids and upward, one and a sixteenth mile*-- "Brook-field »R. Sir Cate«hv 10*. Orperth 112. Phil Mobr 112. I'rln o*»s Thorpe 112. E*>ndl IIS. •Apprentice allowance. Weather cloud}; track Uesvy. THE San Francisco CALL MASON TELLS ABOUT INNER WORKINGS OF THE CODE OF RUGBY Read Mason on Rugby Tells About Great Game George H. Mason, manager of the New Zealand All-Black Rugby team, will write a number of stories for The Call dealing with the Rugby game. Mason will point out errors made by the local teams and will give hints for their correction. He will also give a general resume of how to play the various positions on the field. The first of this series starts today. Mason is one of the best known Rugby experts and authorities in the world. An old player of the game himself, he knows everything that there is to know about inside play. Our Players Pay Too Much Attention to the Coaches, Says Ail-Black Manager, in Discussing Local Situation GEORGE H. MASON Manager of the >c « Zealand Ali-Blacks Rugby football is still in its in-! fancy in this state, but that infant is such a "husky"— to use your Ameri- I can phraseology—that I can see that it is only a matter of time before the infant will be full grown. Besides being here to play football, my team ilso considers we are here as teachers, missionaries or whatever else you desire to term us. With this end in view, with a de- I sire to help along this infant, I am j here to do anything possible to ac- j complish the end that will bring about the desired result. When the San Francisco Call asked me if I would give my views on i Rugby as played here, and also give the reading public, as well as the j coaches, players and others, my ideas on how the back field and the forward : positions should be played, I agreed, j as I consider this an opportunity to do i considerable missionary work for the benefit of the game in general and for the welfare of the boys and men so ' deeply interested in learning the j game. TOO MICH COACHING In writing this series of articles I ; do so with some hesitancy, as to j bring out the good I feel that truths ] should prevail. The truth sometimes hurtß, but I do not for one minute ' wish it to be taken that my remarks are pointed at any one Individual. What I have to say is general In scope and covers all teams that I have seen in action up to the present. I i speak on matters as 1 see them as an outsider and will give you the benefit of my experience on Rugby, j which ls the experience of a life time. We New Zealanders do not claim to know everything about the game— j no one can ever know it all. We are always willing to learn, and if the j local players or coaches can teach us > anything or show us anything new I about the game we shall be equally ■a willing to learn as 1 am to en- I deavor to tell the San Francisco peo pie a few things about the game that j I know and as I see it. To my way of thinking the coach- | ing and training of the teams here CARDINAL LINEUP GETS SEVERE JOLT Coach Brown Swings Official Ax With Great Force and Many Players Lose Out STANFORD UNIVERSITY. Oct. 2«. With the wielding of the official ax by Coach Floyd Brown last night the Stanford Rugby football squad has been cut to 37 men, and a number of surprises and disappointments are the result. The biggest change ls in the varsity scrum, where Brown has shifted Freddie Watkins from a mid dle rank position to lock to replace "Jumbo" Blase, who has been doing duty as the pack heavy man all sea son. Braden, a sophomore, who has not played many games with the var sity this year, comes from the sub stitute list to take Watkins' place. Brown last night picked two teams. His first varsity as named represents practically the pick of the squad available, and it Is freely predicted that the team that he will send Into the intercollegiate will look very much like the fifteen he named as his first team last night. Changes are liable to be made at any time, how ever. Neither Cy Davidson nor Otto Lach mund, two freshmen who have been playing with the varsity all season, was named on the first team last night. Patterson, a freshman who played his first game with the varsity Saturday, broke into the big ranks. FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1913—PAGES 1 TO 8 is overdone. That, however, is ac counted for, of course, by local con ditions. While we fail to see the use of so much coaching, it is evident that your followers of the game—colle gians in particular—fall to see why we do not have coaches, a lot of un necessary trainers, rubbers, etc. The reason is thai we make football our pleasure, while you mak*> ii a serious business. We have our train ers to condition racehorses.' biit can hardly put Rugby football In that class. Individualism with us ls lost sight of by the knowledge that every man is a member of a team, but here again we differ in our methods to the local methods in that, while our men realize they are members of a team, we do not try to evolve that machinelike play should be driven into the local collegians' heads. Your methods along these lines are wrong. Your men are taught that the great thing in Rugby is for each man to consider he is a cog of a wheel. To a certin point that is right, but when you say to a man, "When you are collared, pass the ball," that method is wrong. Why not let the man use his own head in such a case. It may be that a high punt would be better'than a pass if he can get one away when cornered. Or a cross kick might be the means of scoring instead of passing. It may also be that a kick to the line might answer the conditions best. These any many other things are what have to be thought out by a player, but if you constantly tell the players "you must always play the wav you are told" you will never ac complish the best results. What is the result of all this mis directed coaching? Simply this: If anything happens during the game which is different to the set methods taught and expected, then your men do not know what to do or how to act. We have noticed it in every game. Our men will try out your de fense or your attack in the flrst few iiilinites of a game and after that we krifw your work Hk*» h book. it is very simple for our boys then to use methods which vary to what you have been accustomed. The lack of individual thinking makes itself felt under these conditions. BALL PARK LEASE READY FOR EWING Local Magnate Will Sign Up Today for the New Plant in Masonic Avenue The lease for the newjiall grounds at Masonic avenue and St. Rose street will be signed tomorrow. All details have been arranged between the les sees and owner's representatives. I. I 'aI Kwing. Del Howard and other representatives of the local baseball team visited the new loca tion this afteunoon for the purpose of getting ideas as to how the new grandstand, bleachers and diamond will be laid out. The park will be patterned after the Oakland field. The grandstand will curve around In horseshoe shape so as to give every spectator an un obstructed view. The main entrance will be in Masonic avenue. Instead of having the clubhouse out in center field, a new Idea will be put into effect. The players have been pestered so often by radical fans going to the clubhouse when the game is ended that it is planned to have the club quarters annexed to the end of the grandstand, joined by a run way which will lead close to the players' bench. ISH SAILS TOMORROW Frank Ish, the local baseball mag nate, accompanied by Joe Derham, will leave Oil Thursday on the Shinyo Mam. They plan an extensive tour of the orient and will not be back much before the opening of the next baseball «ea«on. CARDINAL IS CENSURED FOR SNUB Calling Off of Game With Santa Clara a Disappoint ment to Football Men WILLIAM UNMACK "What bally rot, old chap!" The calling off of the Stanford- Santa Clara game by Stanford was the cause of the exclamation by an Englishman talking to several New Zealanders yesterday afternoon, when the news was broken that the Stanf ord team had called off their game with the plucky Santa Clara team. The calling- off of the same at the last minute has not been well re ceived tn football circles, and there are those fans who say that it looks very much as though Stanford actu ally does not want to meet the Mis sion town boys. Whether Stanford wants to play Santa Clara or not cuts very little figure at the present time, but the breaking of an agreement—a gentle man's agreement, if you want it — seems to be in poor taste, Santa Clara scheduled their game with Stanford as early as possible, so that it would positively be on the lists to meet the varsity team this season, BXCtISH BY WILCOX The success achieved last year has spurred the Santa Clarans on to their best efforts tbis season, with the re sult that the University of California jurat managed to pull a game out of the fire against the collegians by the small margin of fi points to S. Natur ally the Santa Clarans were satisfied with this showing and then awaited the scheduled game with Stanford. Yesterday Graduate Manager Wil cox called the game off, stating that the close proximity of the "big game" made it Impossible for the varsity men to be put on the field. If such a thing should interfere with the arranging of a schedule lt should have been fore seen many weeks ago. Will Stanford cancel the game ar ranged with the Olympic club tor next Saturday? That ls the question Which is being asked by the fans at the present time, if Stanford wishes to be consistent it will certainly have to call off the Olympic club game, other wise the only inference that can be drawn will be that the Santa Clarans have a chance to win the game and the varsity does not wish to lower its stock by taking a chance of a defeat at such a close stage to the big game. Fighter Goes Under Hammer and Bid of Five Bucks Is Good CHICAGO. Oct. 28.—"Knock 'Km Stiff Brown* sold at auction for |5. You have heard of baseball players being "white slaves" of the diamond, and how Roger Bresnahan, when he was managing the St. Eouis Cardinals, sold a pitcher for a hunting dog, but the limit has been reached—a prize fighter has been sold for (5. George "Knock 'Km Stiff" Brown was the fighter auctioned off, and Larney Llch tenstein was the buyer. Nate Lewis and Tommy Walsh for merly had charge of the Greek battler, but they decided that other business cares took up too much of their time, so they put "Knock 'Em Stiff" on the blo< k. The auction took place at Lewis' gym in Chicago, and for a few minutes the bidding was lively. Fin ally Lichtenstoln made an offer of $5 and the other bidders dropped out of the running. Nate Lewis cried, "Are there any other bidders? I am bid $5 for Brown, the coming champion. Do I hear another bid? Remember, gents, $r> —he's going, going, gone. Sold to Larney Llehtenstein for J5." Brown has agreed to the shift. Mountain of Confetti To Be Burned as a Funeral Rite to Fete Now that the Portola is over, con fetti, mountains of lt, may be had for the asking. Peter J. Owens, super intendent of street cleaning, has a heap out at the corporation yard, Eleventh and Bryant streets-, 1,000 feet square and lb feet high. He is preparing as a sort of funeral rite in honor of the festival's death* to burn the multicolored mountain this week, along with a huge pile of boxes that measures approximately 1,00» feet in length by 500 in width and 20 feet high- FRENCH BOXER MATCHED GENEVA, Oct. 28.—George Car pentier, middle weight champion of France, was today matched to meet •Jim" Lancaster of England on Fri day. The Baby and the Slingsbys <e*s> <*♦<?> ##<§> <s>*B> This family group, posed especially for The Call, is the first picture of Mrs. Slingsby taken with Baby Teddy since their arrival from England. PORTLAND COLTS FIND A NEW HOME McCredie's Team Loses Out in Northwestern League; Will Double Up With Seattle In a letter to a friend in Ibis < ity Nick Williams, manager of the Cort land club of the Northwest league, intimated that it was expected by the directors of his organization that there would be considerable oppo sition to a Portland Northwestern league club in the field next season by the directors of the Pacific Coast league. in the event the Northwestern league is driven out of Portland it will mean that a club In another town will be organized, and the magnates have already laid their plans. A < lub will be established either in Ballard or Everett, which means that Seattle in stead of Portland will have continu ous baseball. Ballard is to Seattle almost what San Mateo is to San Francisco. It is practically a suburb. Everett is about the same distance from Seattle. If the Portland club is changed to Ballard or Everett, the plan will be to piny most of the games in Seattle, practically the same as they do here with the Oakland club and in the south with the Venice club. No definite action tsas been taken by the Northwestern league officials, as they are waiting for the Coast legaue officials to take the initiative. The territory of Portland belongs to the Coast league, and it Is within the Jurisdiction of the Pacific Coast league. Through courtesy alone the North western league haa been allowed a club in Portland to round out its cir cuit. The matter of forcing P'ielder Jones' league out of the Portland ter ritory has been discussed before. There has been opposition against it from time to time, but no definite de mand was ever made that It pull stakes. This year, however, according to rumors, there has been a falling off In the attendance at Portland while the Coast league team was at home, and as the city was given one of the best baseball clubs In its history no other reason can be attributed for the lack of patronage than the fact that Port land gets too much baseball for a town of Its size. The impression prevails among the directors of the Coast league that the crowds would be much larger at the Coast league games, in the north, if the town was not given too much baseball. S Lieutenant Charles Slingsby with baby on knee is really a proud father WELSH HAS WHITE HOPE IN TOW NOW British Lightweight Champ Hits New York in Com pany With Ed Hogan NEW YORK. Oct. 2S.—Freddie Welsh, the lightweight champion of England, arrived here from Buffalo with Ed Hagen, the heavy weight, and Eddie Moan, the Pennsylvania feather weight. Hagen is going to try his hand at settling the question of supremacy among the white heavies of the cast. He has- won many bouts in the west and will be ready in two weeks to meet any heavy weight. Welsh intends to spend practically the entire winter here. He has an offer ot a big country place about 20 miLes from the city and is considering a plan to open a health home. He has many offers for matches here and will get Into action in a couple of weeks. Danny Morgan wants to match Jack Brltton against Welsh. Basket Ball Outlook Bright This Season Out at St. Ignatius _ — v St. Ignatius college has high pros pects for a good season In the basket ball field. The university team will be represented by the same men that cleaned up for them last year, and only one of last year's men wiil be missing from the high school de partment's five. Preliminary practice will be engaged In tomorrow. The red and blue Institution will keep a baseball team in the field throughout the winter, playing, if bookings can be obtained, every Sun day. It is believed that they will meet an all-star nine, composed of such players as Pin* Bodie and Oscar Vitt, on Sunday. A Wugby game with Com mercial Is scheduled for today. mm mm i > i ;|M mri km irJ San Francisco's Great Daily Founded. -1856 PRICE ONE GENT PUBLIC PROSECUTOR SURE BABY TEDDY IS REAL SON DF BRITISH LIEUTENANT Out of the sensational Slingsby case four new features developed today. Assistant District Attorney Fred Berry asserted that he was sure "Baby Teddy" was the son of Lieutenant Charles Slingsby. He based Who's Who AND What's What In Slingsby Case "Teddy" Slingsby, 3 years old, is the baby over whom the legal fight is being made. * * * Lieutenant and Mrs. Charles Henry Reynard Slingsby claim "Teddy" as flesh of their flesh, blood of their blood. * * » Mra. O. Hattie Blain, former friend of Mrs. Slingsby, is said to be giving contradictory tes timony at hearing before Brit ish consul. * * * Dr. W. W. Fraser, physician, who swore that he assisted at birth of "Slingsby baby," which he said was a change ling, breaks down before the grand jury and testifies that he received $500 from Slingsby's enemies to aid them. * * * Assistant District Attorney Fred Berry, who is very familiar with all testimony in the case, says that "the Slings by baby is not a changeling, but the real son of Lieutenant Slingsby." SPY SENTENCED TO DEATH AGRAM, Hungary, Oct. 2S. —A Rus sian spy named .Tan Koopkoet was to day sentenced to deatli after having been convicted of espoinage upon the principal military works of both Aus tria and Hungary. his assertion upon a careful study ot the transcript of evidence, testimony of witnesses and information he has gathered from various- sources. Attorney George A. Knight issued a statement characterizing the action of District Attorney FIckert in calling the grand jury in special session as a move to intimidate witnesses. "I do not think Charles Fickert has any right.to interfere in this manner with a case being tried by a foreign coun try before a representative of that country." said Knight. Mrs. Hattie Blain, nurse, who sayi she witnessed the substitution ot "Teddy" for a baby boy that died at birth and who refused to appear be fore the grand jury last night, was taken into custody at the instance of District Attorney Fickert. She was warned she would be ar rested and held In jail if she failed to be present at the session of the grand jury tonight. She promised to appear. MRS. SUlfGSBY TO TKSTIFY It was announced that Mrs. Dor othy C. Slinfrsby, mother of the mil lion dollar baby, would sro before the grand jury tonight and the entire history of the case would be taken up by that body. In his statement against the action of Fickert. Attorney Knight today Continued on Past 3, Column 3 ACCUSED PASTOR IS COMING HERE LOS ANGELES, Oct. .'S —Dr. O. H. L. Mason, the storm center of the First Presbyterian church of Long Beach, is preparing to leave Beach for San Francisco tonight or tomorrow night. Doctor Mason has Just been granted a letter of dismissal from the Los Angeles presbytery to the San Fran cisco presbytery. A commission found that while the minister had committed indiscretions, these indiscretions were insufficient tv remove him from the pulpit. Doctor Mason said he would liva for the time being with his son, Bruce, in Berkeley.