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Mack's Sluggers Pound
the Ball All Around the
Polo Grounds.
Execution of Alvarez and
His Men at Torreon is
Smile Connie Iack Wore
When Game Was Finished
Early Trial Assured for
Tango Teacher's Slayer
Impeached Governor Re
mains Silent in Order
to Protect Wife.
Bush, Pitching for Philadelphia,
Allows New Yorkers Only a
. Few Hits.
Polo Grounds, New York,
Oct. 9. The Athletics won
easily from the Giants this af
ternoon in the third game of
the world's series. Of the three
contests thus played Mack's
team has two to its credit.
Thirty-five thousand viewed the
struggle, notwithstanding the constant
threat of heavy rain. A foggy field
drenched by hours of bard rain, slow
ed up the fielding of the teams. The
water had soaked through the tarpaul
ins during the night and a dozen !
ground keepers worked from dawn to j
game time to dry out the moisture.
Gallons of gascllne were sprinkled on
the hare paths and the ground then
carefully sanded.
The sun succeeded in burning a hole
through the clouds about 1 o'clock.
Philadelphia Fletcher threw out
Murphy at first It was a close play.
Tesreau bad plenty of speed and break
on the ball. Oldring singled. Collins
singled. Oldring going to third. Baker
singled, scoring Oldring. Coilins and
Maker worked a double steal. Mcln
nls fanned. McLean uropped the ball
and threw him out at first. Fletcher
threw Htrunk's grounder wildto--the
grandstand, Collins and Baker scor
ing. Barry filed to rietcjisr.
New York Heriog went out. Barry
to Mclnnls. Doyle singled. Fletcher
was hit by a pitched ball. Burns filed
to Collins, who threw to Barry, doub
ling Doyle. NOTHING.
Philadelphia Schang tanned. Bush
filed to Murray. Murphy singled. Old
ring singled, sending Murphy to third.
Oldring stole second. Collins singled,
scoring Murphy and Okdring. Baker
grounded to Doyle, who forced Col
lins at second. TWO RUNS.
New York Shafer was out. Collins
to Mclnnls. ' Murray filed to Collins.
McLean fouled to Schang.
Philadelphia Mclnnis filed. Burns
and Strunk did the same thing. Barry
fouled to McLean. NOTHING.
New York Merkle filed to Strunk.
Tesreau fanned. Heriog lined to Col
Philadelphia Schang fanned. Bush
singled. Murphy .filed to Shafer.
Oldring went out. Doyle to Merkle.
New York Doyle fouled to Baker
Bush had plenty of "stun!" on the ball.
Fletcher singled. Collins stopped the
ball, but could not recover to make
the throw. Burns fanned. Fletcher
stole second. Collins threw out Shaf
Philadelphia Collins filed to Mvr-.
ray. Baker filed to Fletcher. Mclnnis
filed to Murray. NOTHING.
New York Murray walked on the
first bae on bajla of the game. Mur
ray stole seconti.t ent to third on
Schang"s wild throw to center and
cored when McLean's hit shot by
Baker. Cooper ran for McLean Mer
kle Bled to Murphy. Cooper stole
second. Baker threw out Tesreau.
Cooper going to third. Schang threw
Her.ag out at first. ONE RUN.
Philadelphia Wllon Is now catch
ing for New York. Strunk filed to
Burns. Barry singled. Schang fouled
to Wilson. Bush filed to Doyle.
.New York Doyle grounded out to
Mclnnis. unassisted. Fletcher walked
Burns hit to - Bush, who tossed to
Barry, forcing Fletcher at second, and
Burns was doubled at first. Barry to
Mclnnis. NOTHING.
Philadelphia Murphy singled and
was forced at second by Oldring.
Fletcher to Doyle. Collins tripled,
coring Oldring. Baker singled, scor
lnc Collins. Crandall replaced Tes
reau. Mclnnls lined to Doyle, whoj
tatged Baker, completing a double
play unassisted. TWO RUNS. 1
New York Shafer doubled. Mur
ray singled, scoring fcnaier. vtuson
Vnned. Schang threw to Collins,
doubling Murray. Merkle walked.
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Attorneys on Both Sides Allot
ted Five Hours in Which to
Sum Up Their Case. .
Wiltse ran for him. Crandall went
out, Collins to Mclnnis. ONE RUN.
Philadelphia Wiltse replaced Mer
kle. Strunk went out, Crandall to
Wiltse. Barry went out the same
way. Schang nit a home run. Baker
belong in the bamerrun club." Bush
fanned. " ONE RUN.
New York Herriog lined to- Baker.
Doyle grounded out to Mclnnis. Fletch
er fouled to Schang. NOTHING.
New York Burns filed to Murphy.
Shafer walked. Sharer was forced at
second when Barry took. Murray's rol
ler and tossed to Collins. Wil.son filed
to Baker. NOTHING.
Philadelphia Murphy flied to Mur
ray. Oldring fouled to Herzog.- "Col
lins filed to Shafer. NOTHING.
New York, Oct. 9. The rain had
ceased this morning and prospects for
fair weather. for the third game of the
world's baseball champlonsnlp im
proved; although the forecast was for
more rain. Followers of the Giants
were optimistic today. The wonder
ful pitching of Mathewson yesterday
and the fine way his mates rallied to
his support, with a crippled team,
worked wonders with the spirit of the
club's followers. On the other hand,
the Philadelphians were in no wise
dismayed by the defeat of their team
at Shibe park. McGraw said: "A-comparison
with what our opponents have
left, my remaining pitching staff looks
mighty good to me." - ' ;
"We are not a bit discouraged,' said
Manager Mack. I expect the Athletics
to win." It is not to be denied that
the crippling of Meyers and Merkle
and the inability of Snodgrass to play
his game is likely to prove a severe
handicap to the Giants.
Merkle started out to hit well in
the series and Is an experienced first
backer, which Wiltse is not. although
this fine fielding pitch gave a splen
did account of himself yesterday, sav
ing the game for the Giants by the
skillful handling of tape by Lapp and
Plank In the ninth. Altogether the
general batting and base running and
probably the defensive strength of the
Giants is lessened by inability of the
trio to play. Despite the crippled
team many close observers asserted the
Giants would have the advantage in
today's game in that McGraw had the
veteran Tesreau and Demaree to rely
upon, while Mack would probably be
forced to resort to colt twirlers.
Thire Game Score
Hsrzog, 3b 4 0 0 1 0 0
Doyle, 2b 4 0 1 S 1 0
Fletcher, ss 2 0 1 2 2 1
Burns, If, 4 0 0 . 3 0--
Shafer, ef .-.lit... 3 112 0 0
Murray, rf ...3 1 I 4 0 0
McLean, c ......... 2 0 13 10
Wilson, c V "2 0 0 2 ; 0 0
Merkle, 1b . . 2 0 0 3 0 0
Tesreau, p 2 0 0 0 0 0
Crandall, p 1 0,0 '0 2 0
Wiltse, 1b 0 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 29 2 6 27 6 1
E. Murphy, rf 5 " 1
Oldring, If 5
Collins, 2b . 5
Baker, 3b 4
Mclnnis, lb .4
Strunk, cf 4
Barry, ss 4
Schang, c 4
Bush, p ........... 3
Albany. N. Oct 9. Final argu
ments in the Sulzer impeachment trial
were begun today. Attorneys on each
side were alloted five hours. It is be
lieved that at the end of the arguments
Friday night court will adjourn Tues
Without calling either Governor Sul
zer or his wife to the witness stand,
his counsel yesterday rested the de
fense in the trial of his impeachment.
According to D. Cady Herrick, chief of
hs attorneys. Governor Sulzer decided
not to defend himself in person be
cause he did not want to be placed in
the position of shielding himself be
hind his wife for it was for Mrs. Sul
zer, according to .the testimony, that
the governor had his Wall street deal
ings. ' Herrick said that the governor had
heard from many quarters, including
Washington, that "any man who would
shield himself behind his wife ought to
be removed."
Tomorrow and Friday will be de
voted to summing up the case by the
opposing counsel. . Monday next being
a holiday, adjournment . probably will
be taken to Tuesday, when it is ex
pected, the verdict on the governor's
guilt or innocence will be reached.
Friends of the governor pictured hlmi
as a man who had martyred himself,
for the sake of bis. wife. B.eirAc jogUU,
ed ontwf-thBwtiiapny of Allan A.
Ryan, that Sulzer did not wish to draf
his wife into the else si disclosed
the reason why the governor had not
taken the standi . .
,The suddea closing of the case for
the defense created a sensation. Gov
ernor Sulzer had said he would posi
tively testify and tell un "astounding
story," that would force Charles F.
Murphy, leader of Tammany hall, to
PO. A. E. take the stand in his defense also.
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Americans Join With Others and
Charter Special Train to
Get to Safety.
Mrs. Mildred Allison Rexroat.
An early trial in Dupage county, Illinois, for the murder of Mrs. Mil
dred Allison Rexroat, Chicago tango teacher, is promised Henry Spencer,
her confessed slayer. Spencer's admission - of the Rexroat crime is sub
stantiated by evidence, although the remainder of his twenty or more con
fessed murders are believed to be the dreams of a man obsessed by that
form of insanity known as "stir simple," a delusion described as peniten
tiary insanity.
against Sulser. a bitter attack on the
testimony of Duncan Peck,, and a pic
ture of the governor as a man of in
tegrity, but of poor business ability,
marked the first of the arguments, de
livered by Louis Marshall.
Two - Thousand Cavalrymen
Pass in Review Before Cabi
net Members at Capitol.
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Totals 38 8 12 27 11
Score by innings:
New York 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0
Philadelphia .. .3 2 0 0 0 0 2 1
Hits by Innings:
New York 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 05
Philadelphia ....3 3 0 1 0 1 3 1 Q 12
Stolen bases Fletcher, Murray,
Cooper, Collins, Baker, Oldring. " Two
base hit Shafer.. Three-base hit
Collins. Home rur Schang. Left on
bases New York, 5; Philadelphia, 4.
Bases on bal!-Off Crandall, 1; off
Bush, 4. Struck., out By Tesreau, 3
(Mclnnis, Schang, 2); by Crandall, 1
(Bush); by Bush, 3 (Burns,-Wilson,
Tesreau): ' Innings pitched By Tes
reau, six and -one-third; by Crandall,
two and two-thirds. .Hits Oft Tes
reau, -11; off Crandall, 1.' Double
plays Doyle (unassisted); Collins to
Barry;. .Bush to Barry to Mclnnis;
Schang te Collins. Hit by pitcher-
Fletcher. '
New World Trot Record. .' .
Lexington, Ky.. Oct. 9. Uhlan,
pacea Dy a running mate, trotted a
mile in 1:544, a new world's record,
today. ."
Girl's Assailant Caught. I
Galesburg. Ill . Oct 9 Charles Wil
son, accused of an attack on Mamie
Rudd. 17, last night, was captured in
the railroad yards this morning by a
witching crew.
Washington, D. C. Oct. 9. Speaker
Clarke suffered a cut over the right
eye, a welt on top of the head and a
wrenched shoulder in the Pittsburgh
yards last night when - an engine
crashed into his sleeper. His Injuries
are not serious.
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He finally yielded, it was said, (o the
advice of his attorneys.
In preparing for this story as well as
that expected from Mrs. Sulzer, coun
sel for the impeachment managers
had In reserve half or a docen more
witnesses whom they had expected
to put on in rebuttal. Two of these
witnesses were called before coart ad
journed yesterday, . but Judge Cnllen
excluded their testimony. They were
George W. Egbert, a bank examiner,
in charge of the books of the defunct
Carnegie Trust company, and James
C. Miller, an official of the Fifth Ave
nue Bank of New York. Egbert was
ready to give evidence, Attorney Kres
el said, that would controvert the testi
mony that Mrs. Sulser had an account
in the Carnegie Trust company, or that
the company had loaned the governor
money on securities, owned by her and
deposited in that institution.
By Mr. Miller, Kresel continued,
the managers proposed to show that
Mrs. Sulser had an account in the
Fifth aveuue bank, "during the cam
paign of 1912." He learned later,
out of court, that Mrs. Sulzer's bal
ance in this institution totaled "about
$200 early in October, 1912. and that
it had increased to more than $4,000
by the end of the succeeding month
Judge Cullen held that the intro
duction of 'their testimony would "In
iect new evidence and reopen the
The closing of the taking of testi
mony by the defense, which began
only Tuesday morning, was announced
by Herrick immediately after Judge
Cullen had refused to admit into evi
dence a story of allege rt.l involv
ing Duncan W. Peck, superintendent
of public works, who testified early in
the trial that Governor Sulzer had
asked him to deny under oath that he
had made a $500 campaign contribu
tion. This story, counsel announced,;
they proposed to prove through John
A. Hennessy, Governor Sulzer's special
i investigator and personal friend, who
was called to the stand.
Judge Cullen refused to admit evi
dence "to show that Duncan W. Peck,
when he went on the witness stand,
I knew that an investigation of his de
partment w as being made, that frauds
were being discovered therein, and
that if the respondent remained in of
fice Peck must go." He likewise shut
out testimony by Hennessy to "prove
that Sulser has been a good governor."
The exclusion of this testimony prac
tically placed the crux of the gover-
! nors defense on the story of Louis A.
, Sarecky. the governor's campaign sec
; retary. told yesterday. In which he as-
jsuined the blame for Use gover
failure to report his campaign contri-
: buttons.
Washington, D. C... Oct. 9 Trotting
down from the Virginia hills overlook
ing Washington, 2,000 khaki-clad cav
alrymen invaded Washington today to
pass in review before President Wil
son and .military attaches of foreign
embassies and legations. The review
was planned to illustrate the great ad
vance in cavalry tactics, i ue men.
fresh from camp in Fort Meyer, con
stituted the strongest regular mounted
force of the army that had passed be
fore a president since the close of the
civil war.
The center of the maneuvers, which
were arranged to follow the march in
review, was -a stand Jn Potomac park.
especially . constructed for the. presi
dent, who was invited to share it with
Secretary Garrison and other members
of the cabinet. Major General Leon
ard WT6od,'-heads of various bureaus
of the war department and members
of the house and senate military af
fairs committees'. Great crowds
thronged, the river front.
The brigade, which will be disband
ed - tomorrow and sent . to different
posts, included a squadron from Fort
Sheridan, 111. .
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Molina
nd Vicinity.
Unsettled weather tonight and Fri
day; probably showers; not much
change in temperature; moderate var
iable winds.
" Temperaturetifc-TlirftiT. 57; highest
yesterday, 77; lowest last night, 66
! Velocity of wind at 7 a. m.. 5 miles
per hour.
Percipitation, none.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 81; at
7 a. m.. 99.
Stage of water, 3.1; a rise of .1 in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster.
Norwegian Workers in '' China
Hide for Days, With Fam
ilies, in Straw Stack.
Pekin, China, Oct. 9. Some harrow
ing experiences of missionaries who
fell into the hands of Chinese brigades
a. Tsaoyang are told in a dispatch
from Rev. Christian Stokstad of the
Hauges Norwegian mission. Govern'
ment troops . found two missionaries.
Rev. George Holm and Rev. E. Fautke
and their families, merely - living
skeletons, tor ten days they were
hidden under heaps of straw, accord
ing to Stokstad. The - first three
days they were ' without w ater and
leng periods without food. .The ban
dits searched the hiding place
Evening - stars: Mercury, Jupiter.
Morning stars: Saturn.' Venus, Mars.
High up near zenith on the southwest
the bright star Added of constellation
Cygntis shines in the Milky way about
Kansa3 City Authorities Disa-
'- gree on Manner of Death of
r- 'Charles Sing.
Kansas City. Oct. 9. The body of
Charles Sing, a wealthy manufacturer.
with his head nearly severed, was
found in a trunk in Sing's room today.
There were -no signs of a struggle.
The coroner pronounced it suicide. The-
police say oriental revenge. In the
same room two years' ago Sing's Amer
ican' wife was found with a bullet in
her head. , '
Restoration of Injunction
Michigan Copper District
Proves Effective.
- Calumet, Mich.. Oct. 9. The effect
of continuance by the state supreme
court of Circuit Judge O'Brien's in
junction against picketing by copper
strikers was evident this morning in
the -absence of disorder .f any kind.
Tl.ere was no picketing anywhere, al
though parades were held in all loca
tions. Another arrest, making four,
h-: been made by the sheriff In con
nection with the killing of Deputy
Sheriff Pollock yesterday. - A noc-
and! union parade set for-this morning at
Mexico City, Oct. 9. Evacuation of
the city of Torreon was confirmed to
day by the minister of the interior.
The w-ar department confirms the ex
ecution at Torreon of General Al-
vareu. with staff and a number ot
of soldiers.
A telegram to the United States
embassy from the American consul
at Monterey says over 300 Americans,
Englishmen and other foreigners left
Torreon 15 days ago on a special train.
They are expected in Monterey to
Washington, D. C. Oct 9. With,
the decision of John Bassett Moore,
acting secretary of state, that the
United States is not under interna
tional obligation to furnish an asylum
at Eagle Pass for Mexican refugees
who are non-combatants, the problem
of dealing with the thousands, mostly
women and children, who have sought
safety in the Texas town passed to
the immigration bureau of the depart-
ment of labor for solution. The task:
will not be difficult, officials said last
night, as the Mexican federal com
mander at Pledras Negras had an
nounced that all non-combatants might
return to the captured rebel strong
hold without danger from the federal
forces now holding it.
The American transp"ort""Buford has
left Masatlan with 150 refugees aboard,
representing air nationalities. It will
call for refugees at other west coast
ports before sailing northward. The
cruiser California is at Mazatlan. With,
the exception of that port, the entire
state of Sinaloa is said to be in the
hands of revolutionists. . -
Reports said an investigation by tha
Mexican authorities showed that tha
killing of Victor East, an American,
at San Pablo, Campeche, had no polit
ical significance, being the result of a
personal quarrel.
A special commissioner from Mex
ico City representing the Huerta gov
ernment is reported to be having con
ferences with the governors of Tabas
co and Yucatan over the approaching
presidential elections.
San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 9. That
Frederick Jebsen, a wealthy shipping
man of this port and a subject of the
German emperor, never was releaj,d
by the federal authorities at Guay
mas or has been rearrested was tha
conclusion reached by the San Fran
cisco chamber of commerce yesterday
on the receipt of information from its
representative at Washington. The
latter telegraphed that the news dis
patches reporting Jebson's release
were unconfirmed officially and the
"state department had directed the
consul at Guaymas to report, using
every means to have him set free."
At Jensen's office a telegram was
received from bis agent at Guaymas
which read:
"Jebsen consigned district magis
trate Mazatlan. Leaves today gun
boat Morelos."
El Paso, Texas, Oct. 9. Dispatcher
received yesterday report that an
American named Welneger, manager
of the Penoles Mining company at
Maplml, Durango, had been killed by
rebel officers under General Tomas
Urbina. The killing was the result
of a disagreement between American
officials of the company and Urblna's
officers. After the tragedy Urbina
made a speech to the effect that he
would kill all Americans In the town.
The 100 Americans and foreigners
left Mapimi at once, arriving yester
day afternoon at Presidio, Texas.
thrust bayonets through the straw,
grazing the -limbs of thote beneath.
When the brigands discovered the
fugitives were women and children
they trea ed them well. The headers
finally became frightened and fled.
Seattle, Wash.. Oct 9.-!-Tbe old
"Seattle hotel," a frame structure, -w
demolished today because- a rat found
infected' with bubonic plague - was
A general denial of all charges; caught in the buiidinj.
Calumet failed to materialize.
Chicago, Oct 9. Pleas of not guilty
today were entered by Daniel Donaboe
and . Isaac Steiffel, accused of con
spiracy to defame the character of
Clarence 8. Funk. - Selection of a Jury
was deferred until Tuesday, -
Her Betrothed and Five Others
Injured When Automobile .
Turns Turtle.
Cincinnati. Ohio. Oct 9. Mini
Bridget Kelley, 22, a prominent so
clety girl of Covington, Ky., was. kill
ed and two other young women and
three men injured when an automobile
turned turtle on a bill near Madison
ville. Miss Kelley and Brent Arnold,
Jr, one of the injured, were engaged
to be married. Among the other in
jured If Miss Goocb, dsugbter of the
late Congressman Goocb of Kentucky

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