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The Escapades of "Jimmy and His Pa,"
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Leased, Wire
DAY ASP NIGHT REPORTS.
WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair tonight and Sunday; warm
er Suday.
Lifeboats, Pilled With Pas
sengers, Are Dashed to
Pieces.
VULTUBNE, ABLAZE,
ABANDONED AT SEA
Other Vessels Go to Relief
of Burning Steamer, hut
Are Unable to Reach Her.
FISHGUARD. Eng, Oct. 11. Fire la
a. raging storm in mldAtlantic on
Thursday destroyed the liner Vol
turno on her voyage from Rotterdam to
New York with a loss of life of 136 or
236 of her passengers and crew. Ten
other liners, called by wireless to the
rescue, were standing by impotent, lo
avert the tragedy owing to the moun
tainous seas.
Again the wireless played a leading
part In the drama. By its means and
through heroism of those who re
sponded to the call, the lives of 521 of
those on board tne "Volturno were
saved.
The Voltuno was owned bv Canadian
Northern stetmMthip. spjgpany, hut had j
been chartered to tne uranium line.
Offietafa f ie- lattqr companyiler
clared this morning that Jhose on
board Included 24 cabin and 540 steer
age passengers and a crew of 93, mak
ing a total of 657. The wireless dis
patch received from the Carmania said
that 521 had been saved and "236 had
lost their lives."
This makes a total of 757, or Just
100 more than the number on board as
given by the company.
Correct Death List Probably 130.
Checking from all available sources,
however, would indicate that an error
in the wireless transmission of the fig
ures has been made and that the lower
total. 136 is correct.
When the Carmania reached the vi
cinity of the "Vulturno at noon she
found the forward end of the distressed
vessel was burning fiercely. The flam
ing ship was at the same time rolling
heavily, where her propellors were
fouled wth tackle in lowering ner six
life boats.
Many Passengers Drowned.
It was learned by the captain of the
Carmania that only two out of six life
boats had succeeded In getting safely
away from the Volturno. The other
four crowded with passengers and
members of the crew had smashed
aga-.nst the side of the vessel and all
their occupants had been thrown into
the sea and drpwned. In spite of the
terrific gale raging when she arrived
rear the "Volturno the captain of the
Carmania had one of h:s life boats
lowered to help In the rescue.
Two hours battle with the waves,
during which the life boat lost all but
three of her oars, the life boat returned
to the Carmania wh.ch it succeeding
making without loss of life or broken
limbs among the members of his boat
crew.
Impossible to Reach Burning Vessel.
Captain Barr, or the Carmania, then
maneuvered his big vessel very close
to the Volturno and finally got the
Carmanla's bow within a hundred yards
of the Volturno's stern. It was found
impossible, however, to cast a line on
board the Volturno or to get anybody
off her.
It -was a terrifying Sight.
The women and children were on the
decks of the Volturno. where no one
could reach them. At four oclock ""in J
rne aiternoon tne Grosser Kurlest and
Seydiltz came in sight and these two
were joined later by the Kronland,' the
Devonian, Rappahannock, Minneapolis,
La Touraine and the Asian.
At about nine oclock in the evenlnc.
when the darkness was at its blackest, j
flames burst through amidshinc: nf he 1
PIUOELPI ATHLETICS Ml THE WORLD'S CHIP ISf
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DEATH LISTIUriicncimiinrRUiiiTiiir. LS nnLmc UhniHtt it
lisii nr mi-'lluu u, uiiui-h hiil.1 i HI II !i LI rfluDnQLL
nil n '111
Volturno from her engine room and Jacksonville to New Tork. is on the
coal bunKers. shoals of Cape Fear, where she struck
luxpioslon Completes DIastcr. while being towed in by the revenue
As the fire lighted up the sky there cutter Seminole. The four masted
DOUGLAS AND EL PASO
CLAIMS ARE REJECTED
W
ASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 11. The action of the house finally dls
The Item of $72,600 to pay posed of the claims for this session,
claims to Americans wno were
njured at El Paso and Douglas during
the Madero revolution was stricken out
of the urgent deficiency bill by the
house and senate conferees before It
was reported back to the house late
yesterday afternoon. Representative
W. R. Smith appeared before the com
mittee yesterday afternoon and urged
its retention, but on the score of I
economy, he was overruled.
All Effort Fail.
The house refused by a vote of 87 to j
10 to out the annroDriation back in tne I
t.il o It nlfht, though representa- ,
-,.,?mit?u1BS strenuous efforts to j
il. ji. ubb iv wcub Jom i" (
house disagreement to the senate
amendment ,
Representatives Smith and Carl Hay
den, of Arizona, made urgent appeals
to the house to put the amendment
tack in the bill. Representatives Fitz
gerald, chairman of the house appro
priation committee, and representative
Mann, minority leader, spoke against
the amendment Fitzgerald and Mann
declared the :njured persons had no
business to be near the fighting, show
ing that neither of them had read the
testimony in the case.
Hn JA Bk jb
EXIGD CJTY UNDER MIUM
EOMGRESSHASBEENDISSOLVED
After 110 Deputies Are Arrested and Locked in the Pen
itentiary, Huerta Declares Their Seats Vacant and
Orders New Election Lawmakers Had Threat
ened the President Because a Senator Who.,
Criticised Him
I
M
EXICO CITY, Mexico, Oct. lL
Heavy patrols of troops guard
the city against possible riot as
a result of the arrest last night by
president Huerta of 110 members of the
chamber of deputies on the charge of
treason.
Both branches of the Mexican na
tional congress were declared sus
pended late last night by president
Huerta.
The declaration was made after 110
members of the chamber of deputies
had been placed In the penitentiary for
signing a petition because of the ar
rest and disappearance of the senator
for Chiapas, Dr. Belisaro Dominguez.
A proclamation was issued just be
fore midnight calling for new elections
or senators and deputies on October 26,
which date is coincident with the pres
idential election.
Congress Dissolved.
The dissolution of the national con
gress was based on the alleged usurpa
tion by the deputies and senators of
the prerogatives of the chief executive
in the matter of senator Dominguez.
The dissolution of the national con
gress was not wholly unexpected in
political -circles, but ther'manner-of lts 1
accomplishment served -to demonstrate
the lengtns to wnicn tne executive
prepared to go to maintain his grasp
on the administrative affairs of the
nation.
The capital was alive with rumors
this morning, one being to the effect
that three deputies arrested last night,
who were most active in promoting
the clash with Huerta, have disap
peared. Makes Will Before Arrest.
Senator Dominguez, whose attack on
the provisional president in the senate
was the starting point of the row, has
not come to light. He is said to have
prepared for eventualities in advance.
Having determined on his line of con
duct, he made his will and bade his
family and friends good bye.
The unexplained absence from his
seat in the senate and the disappear
ance from his residence at a local hotel
of senator Dominguez,! was what pre
cipitated the heated ' debate at the
chamber of deputies" secret session. A
warning was conveyed to Huerta by
a unanimous vote of the body that un
less the deputies were given assurances
of their personal safety they would
hold sessions elsewhere than in the
capitol.
Senator "Wholly Lost.
Senator Dominguez dropped from
sight yesterday, following his speech
made in the senate chamber early this
month attacking the policies of Huerta.
The only information obtained by the
committee appointed by the chamber of
deputies to investigate his disappear
ance was from senator Domlnguez's lit
followed an explosion which sent Into
the air burning wreckage like a flight
of rockets. At 20 minutes past nine,
the wireless operator on board the Vol
turno had to turn over the connection
of his Instruments, to the reserve bat
teries as the fire had reached the boil
ers and engine room and had put the
pumps and dynamos out of action.
At daybreak the Volturpo was still
floating with her human cargo huddled
in masses in her poop. The sea had
moderated considerably and a flotilla
of boats gathered round the stern of
the Volturno.
Shortly afterward the remaining pas
sengers and crew were saved.
ATLANTIC GALE WRECKS
THREE COASTING VESSELS
Wilmington. N. C Oct. 11. Caught
In the grip of the gale that Is sweep
ing the coast of the Carolinas, the
schooner Greenleaf Johnson, from Wil
mington to New York. Is ashore off
unariotte, jn. c Tne aoanaoned lour-
kt r
nn..A.i AknnnAW Tnl,n rn-A.nt. nm
unless the senate' conferees should hola
out for the appropriation, which is un
likely. Blow at Civil Service.
By the closest vote of the session
eSSion. '
US to 111, the house voted to recede i
and concur to the senate amendment
to the bill, which provides for the re
moval of deputy internal revenue col
lectors and deputy marshals from civil
serivec regulations.
The vnl. inma aftpr o rrritrnrlan to-
I lint. In ...LCV. .... T a .m .. i 1 1 . .....
ly 'assailed The proposa as a direct
Mn t..n S j r:.
n as a step backward toward the spoils
system. The Democratic revolt was
led by representative Fitzgerald, of
r.ew lork. and 54 Democrats voted
against the concurrence which wa3
brought up on a motion by representa-
tive Bartlett of Georgia. Representa
tive Underwood, the majority leader,
who did not take part in the debate,
was loudly cheered when he voted aye.
Four members voted "present" six
more than a quorum answering to their
names.
Four other provisions, among them
an appropriation of $4,000 for an auto
mobile for the vice president, will be
taken up In the house
Had Disappeared.
tle son, who said that a policeman had
taken his father away from the hotel.
Five deputies who signed the resolu
tion were absent last night when a
cordon of troops was thrown about the
legislative building and several hun
dred soldiers Invaded the chamber to
arrest the 110 members who were in
prisoned. The arrest followed a demand by
president Huerta that the chamber
withdraw the resolution, which carried
the threat that the deputies would
abandon the capital owing to an al
leged lack of guarantees for their per
sonal safety.
Before the hour for the regular open
ing of the session of the chamber at
4 oclock yesterday afternoon, the base
ment and roof of the building had been
packed with troops. Scores of police
j were scattered through the gallery.
r-niToncmnff on xneir lugms.
When the deputies were in their
places, minister of the Interior Garza
Aldape entered the chamber. Simul
taneously several hundred federal
troops lined up in front of the cham
ber. Senor Aldape ascended to the
platform and read the reply of pres
ident Huerta warning him of the
deputies intention to dissolve the par
liament ana noia tneir sessions else
where and demanding an Investigation
of the disappearance of senator Domin
guez. The reply said that president
T-Tnpita rfmilrl An Tin low TfiaT innv1Aoi
Afthe-reaolutlon an act of unjustified -ag
gression and transgression of the
rights of the other two powers the
executive and the courts.
When the arrests were made, a few
of the leaders were placed in automo
biles while other deputies were taken
to the penitentiary in street carss.
Meanwhile similar tiemands to recant
had been made upon members of the
senate who had concurred In the cham
ber's resolution. A number of sen
ators called on president Huerta and
signified their willingness to comply
with his demands. Later the senate
formally withdrew this action.
Deputies Held Two Honm.
Before they were taken to the pen
itf-ntiary, the deputies were kept two
nours in tne cftamber, rrom which no I
one was permitted to depart. The
troops drove back the crowds from the
square about the parliament building
while the deputies were being held.
.iiemuers Keieasea.
Washington, D. C. Oct. 11. State de
partment advices from Mexico City late
today were that the 110 members of
the Mexican chamber of deputies who
were thrown Into prison last night
were released today.
During the great turbulence at
tending the dissolution of congress, a
petition was circulated calling on pro
visional president Huerta to resign, and
all the signers were arrested.
Secretary Bryan at nKoxville, Tenn.,
today was kept constantly advised of
the developments.
schooner. Dorothy Bell, from Darlen,
Ga., to New Tork, crept in over the
bar at Cape Fear in a sorry condition.
No news has been heard from the 60
foot launch, Winneenah, of New Tork.
which was abandoned by her owner
and captain.
CAPTAIN OF GERMAN VESSEL
(REPORTS 523 WERE SAVED.
Bremen, Germany, Oct. 11. The cap
tain of the Grosser Kurfurst in a wire
less report of the Volturno disaster
aajs me iotai oi tnose rescued was 523.
The report adds that two full boat
loads from the Volturno were still
being sought for at the time the dis
patch was sent, but It was Improbable
they will be found.
HOUSES BLOWX TO
t , ,. , "ECES IN WISCONSIN
Belolt, Wis.. Oct. 11. The homes of
Arthur Jackson and Leonard McCrea,
at Afton, near here, were blown to
pieces and many barns were demol
ished by a severe storm. Four persons
were injured.
At La Crosse several hiiil1!Tii.c! ns
unroofed by a severe storm whirh
swept that city.
TWO KILLED WHEN
LIGHTNING STRIKES BARN
M'nf, N. D Oct 11. Two persons
I .. v..o nmra, uuc limn injurea ana nine
horses cremated when a barn on the
xarm or Jonn Kngebrethon, near Ber
thold, was struck by lightning.
IOWA TOWNS SUFFER.
Waterloo, la., Oct 11. a heavy wind
accompanied by a downpour of rain
and hall struck this section of Iowa,
doing considerable damage. Reports
from Sumner state that several build
ings In. that vicinity were blown down.
Arrivals at Sumner brought word that
Hawkeye a small town 12 miles north-
east or Sumner, suffered heavily.
T7TT A T BTTT TT It T TN
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GIVEN OFFICE OATH
Oriental Brilliance Marks Inauguration
of First Chinese President;
Reviews Troops.
Pekin, China, Oct 11. Yuan Shi Kai
has been inducted Into office as first
president of the Chinese republic. The
ceremony of inauguration was sur
rounded with eastern brilliance. It
was attended by throngs of distin
guished Chinese and fnrpicn nfrixioic
diplomats and military officers and took
P'J" ' ile,nterIor ?f.utn?,.TaI"Ho
j--.wv. ... .....w. .iiu..j vi t4c axiu ana
imm emperors naa Deen crowned.
After the delivery of the inaugural
address, the president, surrounded by
the members of the foreign legations,
reviewed 10,000 troops equipped in
modern uniforms from the front of a
pagoda of the Forbidden City.
The chief of the Pekln mounted po
lice was arrested He confessed that
he had been bribed to assassinate the
president
I
Will Come Out With $1000
or $2000 Clear The Last
Awards Are Made.
DAIRY INTERESTS
HOLD A MEETING
(By I,. P. Boyce.)
j. LBUQUERQUE, N. M., Oct- 11.
- New Mexico's first fair under the
" direction of the state fair com
mission, closes tonight, a financial suc
coss. Officials estimate that the sur
plus will be from $1000 to $2000.
The attendance has beep larger than
in previous years, when the fair has
been conducted solely as(a local prop
osition by the residents of Albuquerque
and Bernalillo county. This has been
due to the efforts of Ralph C Ely,
president of the fair commission, who,
In his tours of the state, emphasized
the fact that New Mexico as a state
is now responsible for the fair and its
upbuilding, and to the Albuquerque
committees in charge of local arrange
ments. To the visitors from outside
of Albuquerque, is attributed the in
creased receipts.
The New Mexico volunteer firemen
convened here today, being the last
state organization to hold session dur
ing fair week. The program of sports
at tne tair grounds included tnree Dan
games, motorcycle and running horse
races.
Friday's Races.
In the races Friday, Dr. Smoot won
the 4 1-2 furlongs in :58. J. W. Fuller
was second and Flyon third. Mike
Mallett, winner of the .dashes on Tues
day and Wedpesday, was, the favorite
in this event, but was pocketed. Mona
Lisa, Wyoming and Eddie Ex also ran.
The rels Tace for 2 1-2 miles, be
tween InC a s and cowboys, was won
"by cowboys wiiBr f.' Montoya, jr.'a
string of horses.
In the automobile race, "Red" Sperry
with his Ford was given a quarter of
a mile handicap on George Huttinger
in his Velie. Huttinger cut down the
lead, but -was unable to cross the Una
, in front of the Ford.
n me iour mue motorcycle race ior
single cylinder machines, H. Douglas
defeated W. Metzinger, who has been
winning the majority of motorcycle
contests on the Albuquerque track. E.
Swope was second and Metzinger third.
J. Griner, who had been leading the
other machines, tunred over on the
sixth lap, but was not injured.
in tne douDie cylinder event. Met-
zlnger was first; C Salazar, second;
ana u. iJoya, tmra.
Ely Gets Bine Ribbons.
In the horse show division of the
fair, president Ralph C. Ely, of Dem
Ing. received blue ribbons for his
Percherons. A two year old Percheron
mare received the championship and
the champion Percheron stallion was
a three year old. owned by Mr. Ely.
First award for jacks, three years
oia or over, went to w. w. Wagner, of
Mcintosh, N. M. W. F. Bledsol; of Al- I
buuerque, received second prize. For
n Iflolf twr -Vtmrts tiH linear tYtraa TV )
F Bledsol received first award and W. Judge Irby made a plea to the sym
W. Wagner, second. On a jack one , Pfthies of the jury. He asked them to
year old and under two, W. W. Wagner, l P'ace their own mother In the place of
received first prize. For a Jennet Mrs-, 0rn.e? ana ? think of her as they
three years or over, W. W. Wagner I 'w'ouid. their mothers.
rpcoivAd first Bafnnn rt-nn fhA Tn tVio i Should LciiTe Mother Ont.
same division he received first and sec-
ond awards for jennets one year old I
and under two. and first and second
for a jennet with a suckling colt under
one year.
For mules, J. B. Bowman, of Mc
intosh, received first and second prizes
for a colt one year old and under two
years.
Avrnrdft For Art Exhibits.
Awards were made yesterday in the
fine arts department Special premiums
for the best collections from various
counties were awarded as follows:
To Mrs. N. E. Osborn, Magdalena, So-
(Contlnued on page 10.)
Biggest
Store Ad
Today
The four-column advertise
ment of the Rogers Furniture
company, on Page 2, adver
tising new furniture, has the
honor of being the largest in
today's paper.
SPECIAL SOTIC 13 The
Herald will on each day call
attention to the largest store
advertisement In the current
Issue.
DAILY RIDDLES
ounsTiovs.
1. What tree has twelve branches,
about 30 leaves on a branch which
are light on one side and dark on
the other?
2. What animal walks on four legs
in the morning; two at noon and
three in the evening?
3. What is higher without the
head than with the head?
4. There was a man who was not
born.
His father was not before him:
He did not live, he did not die.
His epitaph is not o'er him.
5. Of what did the anarchist die
when he swallowed the bomb?
Answers will pe found under
their appropriate numbers scattered
through the Classified Advertising
pages.
Featured
Jury, Given the Case Friday,
Reports Saturday It Is
Unable to Agree.
DEFENCE ACCUSES
STATE WITNESS
(By Staff Reporter.)
V
AN HORN. Texas. Oct. 11. A mis
trial is In prospect in the Orner
case. The case was given to the
jury late Frldav. and Saturdav morn
ing It reported that an agreement had
not been reached and asked the Judge
to discharge the members.
Joseph M. Nealon opened the argu
ment for the state and spoke about 45
minutes. He reviewed the testimony
and closed his argument by sayinc that
"God had implanted in the human
breast as a protection to mankind and
society, a spark which we call 'con
science, and through xt the cuiltv are
prompted to confess In this case." he
said, "from the defendant's own Hns
came the strongest testimony asrainst
her. when she confessed. I have Killed
Lillie. what shall I dor "
Explains Alle&ed Confession.
Mr. Nealon was followed bv Chas.
Owen, who made a brief artrnment on
the failure of the state to make out a
case against the defendant, and who
accounted for the alleged confession by
the alleged fact that J. J. Kaster had
stated to the defendant shortly after he
arrived to take the bodv for embalming,
that the defendant would have to stand
trial for the death of the child, and
that she had better be prepared for It,
which statement. Mr. Owen said, had
worked upon the mind of the defendant
to such an extent that it became an
obsession "with her. and thus she mav
have made the incriminating statement
attributed to her
Judge Joe Irbv followed Mr. Owen for
the defencj arr" took each witness ,for
the state and gave each a severe drub
bing in his argument. Particularly did
he-rdwell,OTi the -testlmonv-tjf-B. F. Van
Horn. Mr. Irby said. "Mr. Van Horn Is
a hack driver; vou all know what an El
Paso hack driver is. Would you be
lieve him?"
He also discussed other witnesses,
who were roomlnsr house proprietors.
and he said, "vnn nil Vnnw whaf on tm
Paso rooming house keener Is. Would
you oeneve one or themr
The main arguments of both coun
sel for the defendant were charges to
the effect that J. D. Lee, the state's
Important witness, was the one who
poisoned Lillie Orner. Mr. Irby said
that from the testimony of Tom De
lany, it was plain that the witness,
Sadie Irwin, had been bought by J. D.
Lee to testify against Mrs. Orner. De
lany had testified that Mrs. Irwin told
him she was to get a large portion
of J. d. Lee's judgment against the
El Paso Electric Railway company for
testifying In the Orner case.
W. W. Brldcrers. district ittnmov
followed judge Irby and closed for rh
?! 5U . M.u Prldsers . scathingly re-
rerred to the insinuation that the state
had been buying witnesses and em-
phasized the fact that In this case the
Slate naU nOt bOUCht n.TlV OTltnPftA.l
and had no money to buy witnesses,
""r io pay mem to testify one way or
the Other.
T MlT- Brldgers, in referring to judge
f?y.3 argument that the jury should
tnink of Mrs. Orner as they would
their own mother referred at length
to the acts of MrsJ Orner, and then he
told the jury that he would not insult
them by asking them to class her with
their mothers, and that if the jury
could class her with ttieir mothers, he
would expect a verdict of not guilty
at once and that in the verdict should
they find her not guilty, they should
write, "We. the jury in the above
entitled and numbered cause find the
defendant not guilty, because she Is
like unto our own mothers," and that
whether they wrote that in or not he
would know they meant It, if they did
acquit her.
Judge Warns Audience.
Dnrlncr Mr. Bride-era's ftrpHmpnh
when he was discussing the uncompll- i
meniary ana sarcastic reterence or tne I
counsel for defendant to the women I
witnesses for the state, and while Mr.
Bridgers was flaying the opposing
counsel for disrespect to these women,
a burst of applause began in the body
of the court room, as a demonstration
of the approval of the audience of Mr.
Brldgers's sentiments, with reference
to the treatment of the state's woman
witnesses. Judge Jackson warned the
audience that any further hand clap
ping would be punished severely by
the court
Jury Not Yet Agreed.
Mr. Brldgers told the jury that many
of the state's witnesses were also
mothers, and that the mothe'r argument
also applied to them, so far as any feel
ings of sentiment and respect went. In
referring to Tom Delany, the only wit
nesses offered by the defence, Mr.
Bridgers asked the jury if they would
lend a horse to Tom on his face, and
that If they wouldn't they then ought
not to believe him.
Promptly at 5:30. the jury retired,
and by noon Saturday, they had no re
port to make except to urgently re
quest the court to discharge them as
tne chances for a, verdict were hopeless.
It Is understood that the majority of
the jury Is strongly for acquittal. The
jury will probably not be discharged
before Monday or Tuesday, unless a
verdict Is reached.
Should this, the fifth trial of Mrs.
Orner. result In a hung jury. It is said
that Mrs. Orner will be brought to El
Paso and tried for insanity, under the
new law.
The witnesses In the Orner case have
been put to great hardships, and Incon
veniences traveling over the country at
the various trials. A witness is paid
a dollar a day by the state and at no
place can a witness lire on less than
12.50 or S3 a day, so each trial is costly
to the witnesses.
LOST IN BLIZZARD, TWO
MEN ARE BADLY FROZEN
Offden, Utah, Oct. 11. Lost in a bliz
zard while huntintr on Mount Ben Lo
mond, highest peak of the Wasatch
range, Fred M. and Earl Preshaw, of
Ogden. were bidlv frozen and narrowly
escaped death in their efforts to locate
the traiL i
In The Herald Alone
PLANK, OF PHILADELPHIA. THE HEKO
OF TIE WJjHjEI OFF & HIS
Mathewson Pitches a Good Game, but Is Unable to Hold
the Philadelphians Down Philadelphia Makes All
of Its Runs in the First Three Innings The
New York Giants Score in the Fifth.
Innings 12345678 9 R. H. E.
Philadelphia 10200000 03 6 1
New York 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 01 2 2
Batteries New York, Mathewson and McLean;
Philadelphia, Plank and Schang.
Umpires Klem behind the plate, Egan on bases,
Rigler left field, Connolly right field:
OLO GROUNDS, New York.
pennant winners of the American
of 1913.
Defeating the New York Giants by a score of 3 to 1 today, the Athletics
captured their fourth victory of the series of five games. The National league
winners won but one game.
Plank's marvelous pitching today when he .held the Giants to two hits,
makes him the pitching hero of the world's series games. Last Wednesday on
the Philadelphia field, Plank shut out the Giants for nine innings, only to lose
the contest in the tenth. The Athletic left hander never was in better form,
his bewildering cross-fire standing the Giants on their heads. Had not Plank
muffed a pop fly with a double play in sight, the Giants would have gone score
less through the game.
Mathewson also pitched superb ball, and, afterthe third inning, held the
Athletics hitlessT ThetPJifladelphia-cIub gatheVeH"i5reerunsm the first
three innings. The Philadelphia rooters swarmed down on the diamond and
bore Eddie Plank across the field on their shoulders. Thirty-five thousand
people saw the plays.
The Batting Order.
New Tork
Herzog. 3b.
Doyle. 2b.
Fletcher, ss.
Burns. If.
SHafer. cf.
Murray, rf.
McLean, c.
Merkla. lb
Mathewson. p.
Philadelnhia
E. Murphy, rf.
Oldrlng. If.
Collins. 2b.
Baker. 3b.
Mclnnis. lb.
Strunk. cf.
Barry, ss.
Schang. c
Plank, p.
First Innlns.
Philadelphia The crowd gave a
big
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mound. Murphv sineled on the first j Kane got live hits in five times at
ball pitched. Fletcher betnir barely j st
able to reach it with his ungloved The score: R.H.1S.
hand. Murphy -was forced at second ! Santa Rita 5 10 1
! n-h.n v.tiiun-.nn l- nu.inc hnr
and tossed It to Fletcher. Collins shot
a single to right Oldring easily makinc
third. Oldrlng scored when Burns
caught Baker's sacrifice flv. Burns
mni3o o -n.;iA thn- n ha v.1 ,a l,A Kail
I going over McLean's head. Collins went
i to second on the wild heave. Herzog
tooK .Melnnis splash and threw to
Doyle, who touched out Collins. One
run. two hits, one error. .
New Tork Plauk's first pitch was a
ball, knee high. After two balls and
two strikes had been called. Plank and
Collins had a conference in the pitch
er's box. Herzog went out on a flv to
Murphy. Plank worked coollv and de
liberated', as if trying to conserve all
his energv. Dovle went out Barrv to
Mclnnis. on a lightning" fielding: play,
on which Barry took the ball on the
run behind the Ditcher's box. Fletcher
went out on a long flv which Oldrlntr
took up near the fence No runs, no
hits, no errors.
Second Innlnc:
Philadelphia Dovle tossed out
Strunk at first Mathewson's big loop
ing drop curve was in fine working
order. Barry went out on a high fly
to Murray. Schang faced Mathewson
for the first time in the series and zot
an Infield sin-tle. which bounded off
Mathewson's glove. Plank pooped out
to Herscg. No runs, one hit no errors.
New lork McGraw made a com-
plaint to umpire Klem that Plank was
shitting his reet from the slab while
makintr bis deliveries. TJmmre Klem
apparently did not sustain the claim.
Baker threw out Burns at first Ba
ker's throw nearly drew Mclnnis from
the bag. Shafer fouled out to Mclnnis
who caught the ball leaning over the
boxes of the srrand stand. Murray was
thrown out bv Plank at first No runs
no hits, no errors.
Third Innlnc.
Philadelphia Murpnv got his second
single to left the ball srointr like a
bullet between Fletcher and Herzog.
Doyle made an error on Oldrinc's hot
grounder. Murohv going to second. Col
lins went out when Merkle took his
sacrifice bunt and touched him on the
line. Both runners moved uo. Murphv
scored when Merkle took Baker's smash
and threw to the nlate. Tt ms n Cin
cinnati base hit for Baker. Oldrlng
NEW MEXICO JOBBERS
WILL FIGHT EL PASO FOR JOBBING BUSINESS-
ASK BETTER RATES
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M.f Oct. 11. Jobbers of New Mexico are seeking a com
petitive rate with the jobbers of El Paso, the state corporation commission,
taking up an interstate rate case on November 17. Hearings will be held
at Santa Fc and Roswell. 0 L. Owen, of Clovis, N. M, met with the New Mexico
Jobbers' association during fair week here and secured data to present to the
commissioner. Hugh H. "Williams, of Deming, is chairman of the commission and
M. S. Groves, of Carlsbad, is the other member.
In discussing the case, commissioner Owen said:
"We are trying in the state rate case to get relief from the El Paso rate
basis that the New Mesico jobber may be on an equal basis with El Paso. Tho
tariff is 25 percent less to El Paso than to any New Mexico point. We intend to
bring into the case evidence that will make New Mexico points, such as Albu
querque, Deming, and Las Vegas, on a competitive basis with El Paso. Under
existing rates it is possible for El Paso jobbers to local rate goods into New
Mexico at a lower rate than we can get goods, making it possible for the dealers
to sell cheaper than the Albuquerque jobber can sell right here.
"We have brought a friendly suit against the railroads operating in Nev4
Mexico to bring about an equal or better rate than El Paso now enjoys."
EL PASO, TEXAS,
Saturday Evening,
October 11, 1913 12 Page
TWO SECTIONS TODAY.
Oct. 1 1. The Philadelphia Athletic
league, are the world's series champions
O-
EL PASO WINS; A
HOME RUN BY KIEFE?
Albuquerque. N. M., Oct. 11. In their
contest here this morning. El Paso won.
from Santa Rita, 16 to 5.
With two men on bases in the last
half of the sixth inning, Harley Klefer
knocked a home run. It was the first
.-.
1 IOUr Dagger.
ai .paso 16 21 z
Batteries: Santa Rita. Steger, Baton
and Hornbuckle; El Paso, Kane and
Robertson.
went to third and then scored on Mc
Innis's sacrifice fly. Baker was held;
at first Doyle threw out Strunk at
first Two runs, two hits, one error.
New Tork McLean sent ud a high flv
to Oldring. Merkle line filed to Col
lins. Barry threw out Mathewson at
first No runs, no hits, no errors.
Fornth Inninsr.
Philadelphia Fletcher threw out
I Barry at first Murray took Schane3
short fly after a good run. Fletcher
caught Plank's fly back of second. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
New Tork Herzocr "went out on three!
straight strikes. Plank worked the cor
ners of the plate and had a fine changer
of pace. Doyle went out to Mclnnis.
unassisted. Fletcher filed out to Strunlo
o runs, no hits, no errors.
Fifth Inning.
Philadelphia Dovle threw out Mur-J
phv at first Doyle also took care of
Oldring's grounder and had him an
easy out at first Collins went out on ai
fly to Shafer. No runs no hits, no er
rors. Mathewson pitched but seveti
balls to retire the Athletics In their
half of the fifth inning.
New Tork Burns line filed to Mcln
nis. It was a hard smash.- but Mclnnlg
only had to move a step to get it Sha
fer walked. He was the first Giant
to reach first base in the crame. Schang
almost caught Shafer naDDing at first
with a quick throw. Plank drooped
Murray's poo flv and Shafer went to
second. It was an error for Plank with
an easy double play in sie-ht. Shafer
scored on McLean's sinele to left. Mur
ray being held at second. A dopble Dlav
ended the inning, when Collins took!
Merkle's grounder and threw to Barrv.
forcing McLean at second. Barrv corn
Dieted the double bv throwing out
Merkle at first One run. one hit ono
error.
Sixth Tnnlnc.
Philadelphia Baker shot a liner to
rlsrht for a base. McLean threw out
Mclnnis: it was a sacrifice. Doyla
threw ont Strunk. Baker going to
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