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fespyciitcd Press HOME EDITION el,! 1 ir Wire 1 IHJV " XT V-TI 1 1 R D YKAIt. NO. 303 TUESDAY. OCTOBER 13, 19U.-TWELVE PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS. FORCES LIED OP 1 EAST READY FOR WHAT MAY BE DECISIVE COMBAT OF WAR; BOSTON BRAVES WOW BASEBALL CHflifiPIONS OF WORLD HMIES PLAN AG FIGHT IN RUBS POLAND Hay Probe the Decisive Engagement of the War, ' Expert Believes. GERMANS CLAIM GAINS Berlin Declares Invaders Are; Driven from East Prussia and Are in Rout. WASHINGTON. O. C OCT. 13. WARSAW. CAPITAL OF RUSSIAN POLAND. IS THREATENED BY GERMAN FORCES AND MAY FALL j ANY MOMENT, ACCORDING TO AN I OFFICIAL DISPATCH TO THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT TODAY I FRO ONE OF ITS CONSULS WHO ! ASKEO FOR INSTRUCTIONS AS TO THE CARE OF FOREIGN INTER ESTS DURING THE EXPECTED PERIOD OF OCCUPANCY. LONDON. OCT. 13- A CETTINJE DISPATCH VIA ROME SAYS MONT ENEGRINS DEFEATED 16.000 AUS TRIANS NORTHEAST OF SARAJE VO." THE AUSTRIAN S LOST Z.OOO KILLED AND WOUNDED. THE MONTENEGRIN LOSSES WERE 300. 1 Lcadon. Oct. 13. Reuter's Amster im correspondent sends the following Germ&a oEcial communication: "After tiir expulsion from east Prussia, the HaM3xirJ5. wtrgjusued across C frontier. The center of German military operations now is Poland. A wbols of Poland west of the Vistula is now ia German possession, the lius- Uss occupying only Warsaw. It is sot true that the siege of Obsowetz has bees abandoned, as ths fortress has Brer been besieged. During .our re treat to the east Prussian frontier we were nowhere defeated, but repulsed i2 Batslan attacks. A3 eves today turned to the east ward, where, under conditions of se crecy, Teutonic allies and Russians are jreparing to engage in what may ftmt the most decisive combat of the v. There is evidence to show that tia gigantic conflict ia to be deter rebed in Russian Poland and the only rstftlon disturbing British experts Is m to w-ich side has chosen the battle-! fe'i. Berlin discounts the withdrawal of Germans from the Niemen 'river as keirg of no etrateeic importance. It Is sow clear that Russia has abandoned tat narrow point in Galicia between rrzensjBl and Crascow, the Russians kvring Tirtually occupied all of Galicia wi tie exception of these two places. Germany Lends Aid. Petrorrad claims the operation Is he to strategic reasons, while Vienna alntalns the Austrian e.-mies have relieved the Przemysl fortress and ciTen tne lCTaders out- It is unques tioned that the more or less demoral Austrian '(;re., "-tiffc-ned by Ger reinforcements, have resumed the Sentlre. but there Is no Information Vindicate Russian retirement or any ihg in the nature of a rout. What erermiy be the intention of the armies Crating at the ends of the great fcawian battle front. It is clear these "soTscenls have paled jnto insipri i ,n beside the advance In the center. Bdly speaking, this is the position f the antagonist aw ai'Ir!.? ward to VI tt e-gagen'.a.t. Th- r.iim Ger- amies in U'j ;-.n Po'ar.. are w.ng toward ti.-3 Vistula riirr-r on ihe orti and snuT'- fh f'nrf e?t"n-Iinz ,ircVh Piotrkow. 50 milrs south' of. arna Ti. tvio if, rf thi- urmv. 'tween Lodz and Ka!ir-z. Is anolh" '''man forte and on the right of tlie German army Is an Austrian Wtfc Abandon Strong Positions. Ia order to u ke up fie- positions Cermans hav b--n c-ovptl!. 1 to Idon strong position on t'.ie River lrtn and avail themselves of trans action faci:iti-s of Russian rail Tt wticu are poorer than t'.t Jtr- WILSON OPPOSES ONE TERM PLANK hlngton, D. C, Oct. 13. OfRcl- loi to the White house today ad the truUi of reports that Preb '.' Alison had opposed the single r10 ;nk in the Haltirnore platform letter written to Representative t)l'r f Pennsylvania last year the subjert was considered by fcoute Judiciary commUtce. Story Final Game Philadelphia. Murphy, rf Oidring, If ... Collins. 2b ... Baker, 3b Mclnnis. 1b .. Walh, ef .... Barry, .... Schave, o .... Shawkey, p .. Pennock, p .. A.B. R. H. P. ..4 ..4 ..4 ..4 ..4 ..2 ..3 ..3 ..2 ..1 Total 31 1 Boston. A.B. R. Morm, rf 4 1 Ever. 2b '. 3 1 Connolly. If .: 2 0 Mann. If 2 0 Whitted. cf 3 0 Schmidt, 1b 4 0 Gowdy, c 2 0 Maranvilie, ss 3 0 Deal, 3b 3 0 Rudolph, p 2 1 7 24 14 H. P. A. 0 0 3 1 0 1 11 8 2 1 0 Total 28 3 6 27 15 0 Score by Innings: Philadelphia . 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 001 Boston 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 Hits by innif-igs: Philadelphia 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 7 Boston 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 6 Two base hits Walsh, Shawkey, Mor an. Stolen base Whitted. Double plays Gowdy to Evers. Bases on balls off Rudolph, 1; off Shawkey. 2; off pennock, 2. Wild pitch Rudolph. struck out By Rudolph. 7: by Pen- nock, 3. Passed ball Schang. At- tendance 30.000. man lines. Should the Austro-German forces suffer defeat along the little front now forming the way would be opened, it Is argued In Iondor. for an invasion of Silesia, which, next to Rhine provinces, is the richest district 'of Germany. But it is not antic ipited. even in tne event 01 victory. uiai mo Kussians win aavauce mi buj s' speed. Report Lenberg Retaken. Berlin. Oct. 13. There Is an uncon firmed rumor here that Lenberg, Gal ieia. has been retaken by the Aus; trfatrs. Vienna. Oct. 13. Our offensive has reached San river, after numerous fights, most of which were success ful. Relief of the stronghold ot Przemysl has been complete. Prezmysl Forces Withdraw. Vienna. Oct. 13. Entire ' Russian force Investing Praemysl have with drawn. Russia makes no reference to Prezmysl, but it is reported that the Russians cannot continue their ad vance in east Prussia. NEUTRALS' LIVES ARE TO BE SAVED Those at Tsing: Tau to Be Given Opportunity to Leave Before Final Attack. Tokio. Oct. 13. As a result of a com munication to him of the -Japanese emperor's desire to spare the lives of noncombatants and neutrals in Tsin Tau, Governor Waldeck has sent Ger man officers to meet Japanese ofticers and arra-sse details for their depart ure before the Inauguration of a final attack upon the German fortres: ty Japanese British forces. During an armistice yesterday on the battle front at Tsing Tau 22 German defend ers of the fortress were buried. T!'C fortress has fired 1,500 bhells daily. DR. GEORGE JOHNSON PLACED UNDER BOND Dr. George Johnson, former mayor of Kast Moline, now a resident of Cal ifornia, appeared In circuit court this afternoon and gave bonds in the sum of $1,500. He was jointly indicted with ! former Mate's attorney M. Magill I for the alleged collection of a slush I fund from Kast .Moline saloon-keepers, ! for the privilege of remaining open on Sundays. Thoie who went on the bond with him were George W. Ross and Churles Hink. Yesterday afternoon Martin Nolan, witness in one of the Bruner cases, was brought into court and placed un der J30 bonds to assure his appear ance when the case is called. THE WEATHER J Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Mollns and Vicinity. Unsettled weather tonight and Wed nesday, probably rain, colder tonighL Temperature at 7 a. m. .4S. Highest yesterday 57. lowest last night 47. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m 3 miles per hour. Precipitation .35 Inches. Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 82; at 7 a. m. 5. Stage of water 4.4; no change In laf t 24 hours. J. M. EHERIER, Local Forecaster. FOUR GAMES IN ROW LOST BYMAGKEV2EN First Time in History Se ries Has Been So Quick ly Decided. RUDOLPH IN REPEATER Philadelphia is Outplayed in Ev ery Department Congrat ulate the Victors. FENWAY PARK, BOSTON. OCT. 13. THE BOSTON - BRAVES ARE THE WORLD'S BASEBALL CHAM PIONS OF 1914. THEY DEFEATED THE PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS TODAY, THREE TO ONE, WINNING THE SERIES WITH FOUR STRAIGHT GAMES, THE CHAM PIONS OF THE AMERICAN LEAGUE NOT TAKING A SINGLE CONTEST. Rudolph pitched a masterful game today, winning his second contest of the series.- The Philadelphlans could not touch his elusive slow ball when hits would have sent runs over the plate. Boston out-gamed and out played their opponents today in every department. The Braves clinched the victory in the fifth after two men were out with Rudolph's single nloran 8 double and Kvers' solid blow to ccn ter. It is the first time that a world's ser ies has been won In only four games. rt man -wa otrt Ihe Ath letics rushed over and congratulated their rivals. The spectators went mad with Joy and paraded the field singing and cheering. FIRST INNING. Philadelphia Murphy went out. Ev ers to Schmidt. Oidring fouled to Gowdy. ' The Athletics evidently were not waiting. Rudolph out, but hitting a th e first ball pitched as the Boston at the first ball pitched was the Boston lins singled. Baker went out on a fly to Whitted. NO RUNS. ONE HIT. NO ERRORS. Boston Baker threw out Moran. Ev ers went out. Baker to Mclnnis. Con nolly Hied to Oidring. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. SECOND INNING. , Philadelphia Deal threw out Mc lnnis. Walsh doubled, Connolly mis judging the ball. Maranvilie threw out Barry at first, Walsh holding second. Schang fanned. NO RUNS. ONE HIT. NO ERRORS. Boston Whitted lined out to Old ring. Shawkey threw out Schmidt. Gowdy walked. Barry took Maran ville'a grounder and tossed to Collins, forcing Gow dy. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. THIRD INNING. Philadelphia Shawkey struck out. Deal threw out Murphy. Oidring sin gled to center. It was Oldring's first hit of the series. Oidring was out stealing. Gowdy to Maranvilie. NO RUNS. ONE HITS. NO ERRORS. Boston Deal filed out to Oidring. Rudolph went out, Barry to Mclnnis. Barry also took care of Moran, throw ing him out at first. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. 1 FOURTH INNING. Philadelphia Evers threw out Col lins. Baker singled. The ball too a wicked bound and struck Schmidt In the body. Play was stopped for a min ute until Schmidt could recover. Mc lnnis singled. Baker going to third. Mclnnis was out trying to stretch his hit. Connolly to Deal to Evers. Walsh fanned. NO RUNS. TWO HITS. NO ERRORS. Boston Evers walked. Connolly went out. Collins to Mclnnis, Evers going to second. A double play was In fight, but Collins momentarily juggled the ball. Whitted got an infield hit, which bounced off Collins leg. He was hurt and play was stopped. Evers took third on the play. With only one out the Athletics' Infield played back for a double play. Evers scored on Schmidt's slow roller to Barry, who threw the runner out at first. Whitted took second on Schmidt's grounder. Shawkev threw out Gowdy. ONE RUN. ONE HIT. NO ERRORS. FIFTH INNING. Philadelphia Barry got an lnfleld hit. his first of the series. Evers threw out Schang. Harry going to secona. Barry scored on Shawkey's double. Evers threw out Murphy, Schawkey go ing to third. Oidring fanned. ONE RUN. TWO HITS. NO ERRORS. Boston Barry threw out Maranvilie. Deal went out. Raker to Mclnnis. Ru dolph singled. Moran doubled. R11- d'jlli'i going to third. Rudolph and I I 1 - I I - I I Moran scored on Evers' single. Evers J was DiCKed on at nrst ssnawtcev to jnic- I Innis. TWO RUNS. THREE HITS. NO ERRORS. SIXTH INNING. Philadelphia Maranvilie cut down CoUina'-blow over becond- and threw him out at first. Baker fouled out to Deal. Maranvilie threw out Mclnnis. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. Boston Pennock replaced Shawkey. Pennock is a left hauder, so Mann batted in place of Connolly. Mann filed out to Walsh. Whitted singled. Schmidt bounced a hit off Collins' legs. Whitted going to third. Gowdy struck out. On an attempted double steal Schmidt was out, Pennock to Mclnnis to Collins to Mclnnis. NO RUNS. TWO HITS. NO ERRORS. SEVENTH INNING. Philadelphia Mann went into left field In place of Connolly. Walsh walk ed. On a wild pitch Walsh went to second. Barry fanned, and Walsh was picked off at second, Gowdy to Evers. in a double play. Schang struck out. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. Boston Collins threw out Maran vilie. Baker threw out Deal. Rudolph walked. Moran fouled to Baker. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. EIGHTH INNING. Philadelphia Evers tossed out Pen nock. Mann made a brilliant catch of Murphy's drive, cutting off a two-base hit. Oidring flied out to Evers. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. . Boston Evers struck ouL Collins threw out Mann at first.- Whitted walk ed. Whitted stole second. Whitted went to third on a passed ball. Schmidt fanned. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. NINTH INNING. Philadelphia Collins fanned. Evers threw out Baker. Deal threw out Mc lnnis at first. NO RUNS. NO HITS. NO ERRORS. MILITIA READY TO QUELL POSSIBLE RIOT AT CAIRO Springfield, 111., Oct 13. Upon the receipt of a report last night from Sheriff Frazer of Alexander county. Gov. Dunne wired Captain Roy Lutes of company K, I. N. G., to have his company ready to assist the sheriff in suppressing possible riots growing out or the killing at Cairo of a w hite man by a negro. The message sent by the governor follows: "Capt. Roy Lutes, care Sheriff Fra zer. Cairo, III.: Should Sheriff Frazer call upon you tonight or tomorrow for assistance against rioters, mobolize your company Immediately and report to him for orders. "E. F. DUNNE. Governor." No details regarding the crime were received by the governor. Today's Game at Chicago Innings 123456789 R H E CUBS.. 0 0 0 0 0 SOX . . 0 1 0 0. 4 Batteries: Cubs Vaughn and Eresnahan; Sox Benz and Schalk. WILL IT BE HIS FINISH? ... Wakwm DUNNE FILLS VACANCY DUE TO ASUIGIDE Louis G. Stevenson of Bloomington Appointed Successor to Woods. LEAVES PARDON BOARD Coroner's Jury Finds Secretary Kills Self While Temporar ily Deranged. Springfield. 111., Oct. 13. Governor Dunne today appointed Louis G. Stev enson, of Bloomington, president of the statg board of pardons, to be secretary- of state to fill unexpired term of Harry Woods, who suicided. Deatli from a gunshot wound inflicted by his own hands, while temporarily insane, was the verdict of the coroner's jury. Gossip was prevalent late yesterday that complete investigation might show that Mr. Woods had become heavily entangled financially because of his recent senatorial campaign. No thing was found in Springfield, in Jacksonville, where the secretary of state's funds were banked, or in board of trade circles in Chicago to substan tiate any such gossip. Governor Dunne, State Auditor Bra dy, Millard F. Dunlap of Jacksonville, Albert E. Isley. who had personal charge of the finances of the office un til Oct. 1, and James O. Monroe, Mr. Wood's private secretary, agreed that there is no basis for any sensational reports. Accounts Tally Exactly. Millard F. Dunla'p of the banking firm of Dunlap, Russel & Co., of Jack sonville was in Chicago during the day attending a meeting of the finance committee of the Knights of Pythias. He said the balance to Mr. Woods ac count in the Jacksonville bank is $127, 000, that it tallies exactly with the rec ords of the office In Springfield, and that it will be turned over In full to the state treasurer by representatives of the banks at Springfield today. James O. Monroe, who was the late secretary of state's most intimate per sonal friend and confidant, said Mr. t Woods: 'wtru-fUr gft-yeaTS was an active member of the Chicago "board of trade, had made but one "deal" since he had taken office, and that Involved less than $100, after he disposed of his board of trade interests prior to tak ing the oath of office. Members of the board of trade had no knowledge of any trading by Mr. Woods during the last two years. TEUTON TORPEDO SINKS BUSS SHIP Armored Cruiser Panada Lost With Its Crew in Baltic Sea. Tetrograd, Oct. 13. An official com' munication issued yesterday an nounces that on Oct. 11 the Russian armored cruiser Pallaua was torpe doed in the Baltic sea by a German submarine and sank with all her crew of 600 men. The Pallada carried a complement of 566 men, measured 443 feet and had a displacement of 7,375 tons. Its speed was 22 knots. It carried two eight-inch guns, eight six-lnca guns. twentv-two twelve-pounders, and four three-pounders, in addition to torpedo tubes. It was la'd down in 1005. ilARITZ LEADING CAPE REBELLION Old Boer Commander Joins the Germans in the Northern Provinces. Capetown Union, South Africa, Oct. 13. it Is officilly announced here that a command under Colonel Maritz has rebelled in the northwest of Cape pro claimed throughout the Union. :-n official statement indicates the seditious movement is widespread and that Maritz, a number of his officers and a portion of forces under his com mand, in conjunction with forces ot Germans in southwest Africa, are in vading the northern portion of Cape provinces. Rebellion among forces in northwes; Cape provinces has been brewing bince the resignation of General Bey ers, commander-in-chief of the Union forces. According to the official state ment an agreement has been drawn between Maritz and the governor ot German southwest Africa guarantee ing independence of the Union as a republic, ceding Walflsh bay and oth er parts of the Union to the Germans and that the Germans invade the Un: Ion only If Maritz asked them to do so. Solomon G. Maritz fought against the British in the Boer war with the rank, of commandant and was wound ed in one engagement. LILLE TAKEN BY GERMANS; IN A RETREAT Allies Claim to Have Made Progress Along Nearly Entire Line. ANTWERP FORTS HOLD Kaiser's Forces Said to be With drawing to the North and" Northeast. MARTIAL LAW HAS BEEN DE CLARED THROUGHOUT THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA AS A RESULT OF THE DISCOVERY OF A REBELLION IN THE NORTHERN PART OF CAPE PROVINCE. GERMANS ARE CONTINUING THEIR EFFORTS TO PERSUADE THE CIVIL POPULATION OF ANT WERP TO RETURN TO THEIR HOMES, OTHERWISE THERE IS LIT TLE NEWS FROM THIS BELGIAN PORT NOW IN THE HANDS OF THE GERMANS. VIENNA, OCT. 13. AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PARIS THIS AFTERNOON DECLARED THE AL LIES ARE MAKING PROGRESS ALONG NEARLY THE ENTIRE LINE OF BATTLE. IT ALSO AN NOUNCED THAT THE GERMAN ARMY ATTACKED AND OCCUPIED LILLE, WHICH HAD BEEN HELD BY A TERRITORIAL DETACHMENT.- London, Oct 13." A Times Ostend dispatch says a German aviator dropped two bombs in Oetend Mon day, but that neither exploded. The Germans occupied Ghent at 7 Monday morning. Refugees from that city are coming to Ostend. A letter received in Amsterdam from Dusseldorf says a Chronicle cor respondent declares there was a re cent British aeroplane raid on Dussel dorf. Besides a Zeppelin airshin be ing destroyed four persons were killed and" many wounded. London, CsJ. 13. The chief "altera tion' of the battle line of the Aisne seems to be its disposition to stretch toward the English channel. Reports from various sources say several forts around Antwerp are still occupied by the defenders. If true, it is argued here that possibly reinforcements for the German right wing may not be sent forward in tin?.e. Reports continue to reach London that great activity of the Germans near Lille Is a screening movement to cover the retreat of Von Kluck's army. Such a retreat is said even to be under way to the north and to the northeast. Fighting Near Belfort. The Hague, Oct. 15. A dispatch to the Cologne Gazette from Zurich. Switzerland, says" a large number of civilians arrived at Zurich from Bel fort. It is reported an artillery duel is progressing in the direction of Bel fort. SERVIAN HEIR IS INJURED IN FIGHT London, Oct. 13. The Star's corre spondent at Copenhagen says Berlin reports Crown Prince Alexander ot Servia slightly wounded and his broth. er Prince George mortally hurt in tha fighting against the Austrians. Alex ander, second 6on of King Peter, Is 25 years old and became heir app:r ent to the Servian throne when his brother. Prince George, who is one year his senior, renounced his rights to secession in 1909. Prince George had killed his servant, and it was be( lieved he had developed a homicidal ! mania. Alexander has acted as regent of Servia during the illness of the king. ALLIES TO LEAVE A BIG ORDER HERE Chicago, 111., Oct.- 13. Negotiations for the purchase of several thousand army wagons. 1,000.000 blankets. 200, 000 saddles and bridles and an im mense Hupply of rifles and cartridges for use of RritlHli and French armies, were opened here today by a reprosen-j tative ot those governments J .1 ' - - '