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PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 11)11.
PRICE ONE CENT
BRYAN TO PLEAD
HERE NEXT MONDAY
FOR EUROPE'S PEACE
Secretary of State Will Make
an Address at Night Meet
ing in the Convention
BASEBALL MOGULS WHO ARRANGED DETAILS FOR THE WORLD'S SERIES
The Rov. Dr. John R. Sutherland,
of Ridley Park, and Rabbi
Berkowitz Activo in Movement.
William Jennings Bryan, Secretary of
State, wilt make the first American ap
peal for European peace In Philadelphia
at a mass-meeting, to bo held In Con
vention Hall next Monday night.
Complete plans for the meeting havd
Mr. Uryan wan Induced to use his In
fluence to arouse the American people
to work for peace by the Rev. Dr. John
R. Sutherland, of Ridley Turk, for many
years the pastor of the Secretary of
N Rabbi Henry Bcrkowltr, of the nodef
Shalom Synagogue, Broad and Mount
Vernon streets, was father of the pro
ject to hold the mass-meeting In Con
ZEPPELIN IS WRECKED
IN NORTH SEA STORM
Remains of Aircraft Washed on
Shore Near Lubeck.
COPENHAGEN. Sept. 30.
At least one Zeppelin, belonging to the
German air fleet In Kiel Bay, was de
stroyed by the storm which has been
raging over the North Sea since Monday
night, according to word from Lubeck.
" Wreckage of the aircraft Is said to have
ben thrown on the shore near there.
"PORK BARREL" FIGHT ENDS
20,000,000 Compromise Measure
Sent to President.
WASHINGTON, Sept. SO.-Congress' big
fight over rivers and harbors "pork bar
rel" legislation ended today when tho
J20.000.COO lump sum compromise measure
of the Senate, as passed latec yesterday
by the House, reached tho White House
for signature of the President.
The money will make possible im
mediate resumption of work upon many
projects suspended since July 1.
GREY WARNS U. S. AGAINST
Germans Charged With Purpose of
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. Sir Edward
Grey has warned the British Embassy
hero that reports would be spread In the
United States from alleged German
sources, calculated to arouse an anti
Japanese feeling, It was stated at the
British Embassy today.
The Foreign Minister declared he had
Information from China that Germans
there were preparing to dlssemlnato
rumors of olleged agreements between
England nnd Japan, It was stated, and Sir
Edward authorized the Embassy to deny
them. At that time it was believed that
tho main report would say that Japan
was to have a freo hand In China to
abolish tho "open door."
The Embassy hero regarded reports
that Japanese soldiers would be sent to
India, and that Japanese citizens were
to be on an equal footing with British
colonists as "so unlikely aa to be absurd.1'
MAD DASH TO SAVE
VON KLUK REPULSED
AS ALLIES ADVANCE
Freiich and British, Victorious at Tracy-le-Mont,
Rush Forward to Isolate
Kaiser's Right Wing Invaders Al
ready Retreating, Paris Believes.
Berlin Statements Say Foe Has Been
Halted in Movement East of Meuse,
While No Decisive Engagement Has
Been Fought Along Oise.
The War Today
Those in the picture, reading from left to right, are as follows Ben Shibe and Connie Mack, owners of the Athletics; (seated), John K. Tencr, president
of the National League; (standing), John J. Gaffney, president of the Boston National League club; Garry Herrmann, chairman National Commission,
and Ban B. Johnson, president American League.
DATE FOR FIRST
SERIES GAME IS
OCTOBER 9 HERE
Two Games Will Be Played
Alternately Here and in
Boston Prices Remain
Same as in 1913.
ITALIAN CRAFT REPORTED
SUNK BY AUSTRIAN MINE
Humor of Loss of Crew Heightens
ROME, Sept. 30.
Rumors are current here that an Ital
ian torpedoboat struck a floating mine
off Comacchlo and sank, with the loss
of her crew. The Minister of Marine
states that he has no confirmation of
the report, but that he has ordered It
Investigated. Coming on top of the de-
and served by Italy on Austria that
dip stop the strewing of mines In the
Adriatic, the rumor has resulted in much
Comacchlo Is a fortified town In Italy,
JR miles east-southeast of Ferrartt. in
tho midst of the lagoons termed Valll ill
Comacchlo, three miles from the Adriatic.
PACTS ABOUT SERIES
Contending clubs Athletics nnd Bos
First game Philadelphia, Friday, Oc
Second game Philadelphia, Saturday,
Third game Boston, Monday Octo
Fourth game Boston, Tuesday, Octo
Fifth game Philadelphia, Wednes
day, October 14.
Sixth game Boston, Thursday, Octo
Seventh game To be determined by
spin of a coin.
All games begin at 2 p. m.
Games In Philadelphia played at
Shlbe Park, 21st street and Lehigh
Games In Boston played at Fenway
(American League) Park.
Umpires Klein and Byron, National
League; Dlnecn and Illldebrand, Amer
Boston ticket prices Boxes, J5;
grandstand, J3; pavilion, J2; general
admission. Hi bleacher section in cen
tra field, 50 cents.
Philadelphia ticket pi Ices Boxes, Jo;
grandstand, J3; pavilion, i; bleach
BASEBALL RESULTS AT A GLANCE
Brooklyn 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Phillies 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Batteries Alexander and Kiliefer; Pfeffer and McCarty.
Umpires Rigler and Hart.
R. H. E.
O 1 5 3
Boston 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 ,0 0-
New York o 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-
Battcries Rudolph and Gowdy; Tesrcau and Meyers.
Umpires Klem and Emslie.
New York 0
-Strand and Whaling; Mathewson and Meyers.
-Klem and Emslie.
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0
Batteries Doak and Snyder; hooper and Schang.
Umpires Eason and Quigley.
ST. MIHIEL RETAKEN,
ON VERDUN FORTS
Victory on -Meuse River,
Leaves Allies Free to
Harass Von Kluk's Flank.
"AMERICA" SHIPPED ABROAD
British Government Will Use Trans
NEW YORK, Sept. 30. It was learned
today that the hydroaeroplane America,
which Lieutenant Porte had planned to
used in his transatlantic flight, was
shipped to England today on the
Mauictanla. It will be used by the Brit
ish Government In the war.
At n meeting of the National Baseball
Commission held at noon today at the
Bellevue-Stratford Hotel all the details
for the world's series of 19N were ar
ranged. The chief topic of Interest was
the selection of the city for the first
game between the Athletics and Boston.
President Gaflney, of the Boston club,
failed "to call the turn" as Garry Herr
man spun the coin, hence the choice
fell to Connie Mack, who chose Phila
delphia. Tho lirst game will be plajed
here at Shlbe Park, Friday, October 9,
and on tho following day the second
game will be played here.
On Monday and Tuesday, October 12
and 13. the games will bo staged in Bos
ton. On October II Philadelphia will
again be the scene of tho battlq and the
next day the teams play In Boston. In
case of a tie the coin will again be spun
to decide which city shall have the honor
of the final game.
Prior to the open meeting, which was
attended by moat of tho local baseball
mogul3 and tho newspaper representa
tives, the National Commission, com
posed of Ban Johnson, Garry Herrmann
and Governor John K. Tener, went Into
At tho meeting which followed, the
Athletics were represented by President
Ben Shibe. Secretary John Shlbe and
Manager Connie Mack. President Gaff
ney, of the Boston ciun, represented the
National League winners.
After the Uatrs for the games had been
decided upon. Garry Herrmann read the
rules gocrnlng the wot Id's series and
the distribution and sale of tickets.
These were Identical with tho regula
tions In effect in 1313. The seats at
Shlbe Park will be sold at the following
rates: Box seats, 1; grjndstapd seats,
$3; pavilion seats $2. and bleacher eats.
Athletics 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Washington 1 0 0 1 0 0
Batteries Shaw and Ainsmith; Pennock and Lapp.
Umpires O'Brien and Evans.
Chicago 0 0
Cleveland 3 0
Batteries Benz and Schalk; Blanding and Mills.
Umpires Dineen and Hildebrand.
Baltimore 0 0 0
Brooklyn 2 4 0
Batteries Bailey and Kerr; Seaton and Land.
Umpires Shannon and Mannason.
Pittsburgh ...v0 0 0
Buffalo 0 2 4
Batteries Barger and Berry; Krupp and Blair.
Umpires Anderson and Cross.
R. H. E.
R. H. E.
SENATORS WITH A
"Jack" Lapp and Pennock
the Only Regulars in the
Line-up Shaw Opposes
Pennock on Mound.
Concluded on I'uge j
For Philadelphia and vicinity Fair
tonight and probably Thursday; not
much change in temperature; mod
rate nest winds. I
For details, see page 14,
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SATURDAY IS YOUR LAST
CHANCE TO REGISTER
Next Saturday. October 3. Is the
last registration day for the November
It la the last chance to qualify to
vote for Culled States Senator. Gov
ernor. Congressmen, members of the
Legislature and for other Important
offices to be filled on November 3.
Poll tax receipts can be purchased
at the polling places.
Party enrolment j not necessary
WASHINGTON, Sept- JOtConnle Mack
sent down a patched up bail club to play
tno Senutors today, Jack Lapp and Pen
nock being the only regulars In the line
up. Jim Shaw opposed Herbert Pennock
on the mound.
Thompson fanned. Da vies bent out a
bunt. Lit vies out stealing. Ainsmith to
Mcllride. Walsh out, McHride to Gandll.
No ruitj, out hit. no errors.
Mitchell doubled to left. Foster walked.
Mitchell and Foster pulled oif a double
steal. Milan hit to Cuthers nnd Mitchell
was thrown out at the plate. Gandll tiled
to left, Foster ucoiinp on the out. h' hunks
drove a hot one to Pennock. who threw
wild tc first. Milan going to third and
Shanks to scond. Morgha fanned. One
run. twu hits, one error.
MuelUr replaced Mitchell In right
Kopf tiled to MUirlJo. Lapp tingled to
Concluded on Ue f
JUMP ON PHILS
IN TODAY'S GAME
"rl- ' ' PARIS? Sept." 30.
French forces have recaptured St.
Mihlel, effectively halting1 the German
efforts to pierce the Vcrdun-Toul fort-.
The Germans crossed the Meuse last
Saturday In the face of terrific artillery
fire, placing the Allies' right wing In
Desperate efforts of the French to
pusli the invaders back to the east bide
of the Meuse failed until today, when
the AVor Onlce officially announced that
St. Mihlel had been recaptured and that
French troops Hero making progress
cast of the town.
The success in driving the Germans
back beyond St. Mihlel, where the
Kaiser's troops for n time, threatened to
cros.s the Meuse In forco and invest Ver
dun from all side, undoubtedly was duo
to the large bodies of reserves sent to
the front. The German movement
against the Toul-Vcrdun line of forts was
considered to be an attempt to relieve
the pressure on the German right wing.
With the damage to their right wing re
moved, the Allies are free to hang to
the flank of Gencrnl von Kluk's army.
WIRELESS COMMAND OF
"HEAVE TO" HALTS SHIP
Visitors Score Twice in Sec
onal Inning Locals Held
Scoreless by Pfeffer Up to
PHILLIES' PARK. Sept. ?0.-Alexander
was chosen to face the Brooklyn club to
day In the first of the final series to be
played in Philadelphia this year. He
wu3 opposed bj Pfeffer. Doom used
Martin at short In place of Reed. KiIiT
fer and McCarty did the catching. The
visitors jumped into the lead in the sec
ond Inning, scoring twice on a single,
Luderus' error, a sacrifice, a base on
balls and an infield out. Outing the next
four Innings Alexander held his op
ponents scoreless and the Phllllrs did
not get within scoring distance of the
Plato during the first ftvo Innings. In
these rounds Pfeffer was hit safely only
President Charles Kbbetts, of the
Brooklyn team, viewed the game from
the box. Only itoj spectators were
Meyers foulod to Killeter Daubert
was thrown out by Irelan. Stenwl uaj
safo when, Luderus dropped Martin's
Concluded on l'aje t
British Vessel's Fears Quieted When
Own "Warship Appears.
A premptory command to "heave tu"
in wireless waves, nnd not the common
"shot across the bow," brought the Diitlsh
steamship Start Potnt to a stop In the
Atlantic Ocean on September 16, until
officers of a British cruiser had satisfied
themselves as to the legitimacy of vessel
and cargo, according to the story told
today when tho steamship docked at Pier
27, North Wharves.
The Start Point left Loudon on Septem
ber 14 with a large general cargo. The
officers and crew felt assured that war
ships flying the British nag hud cleared
the north Atlantic steamship lanes of all
hostile warship. Thoy possessed no fear
of possible capture until two days later
when there loomed upon the UorUoii a
steamship unmistakably a. ship of war. It
was impossible u distinguish her nation
ality. She altered her course to head for
the Start Point. While tho officers were
debating whether thoy would mnko ft run
for it or not. the wireless operator re
ceived messages In several codes to
"heave to." He sent them to Captain J.
Plnkham. At first the warship did not
disclose her idenlty, nnd it wag with
trepidation that the sailors watched the
vrssrl approach. Captain Pinkham wise
ly decMej to stop.
When the British flag was discerned
floating from th tuff rail of tho approach,
tug jrulEor, tho tension was broken and
nervot'K fears gave way to hearty British
Officers of the cruiser hoarded the Start
Point and Captain Pinkham soon con
vlnced them that his vessel, crew and
cargo weie intensely Ifrltlali. and lie was
p-rmttted to proc d The lo.ilty of the
British sailors prohibited them from giv
lug the name of the cruiser, 8k they
s.ild the Admiralty were desirous of keep
ing t-ecret the whereabouts of their vari
ous ships of war.
Refuse to Suspend Mileage Schedules
TftKNTON Sept. S) -The State Put.lh
Ubieties' Commission toda decided
against suspension of the new mileage
Aihadules of tlu railroads of .Sew Jrsey.
French War Office officially an
nounces that German assaults to rc-
, lieve tho pressure against Von Kluk
have been repulsed. A violent engage
ment took place at Traoy-le-Mont,
where the Germans were repulsed
with heavy loss. No confirmation of
the reports that the nrmles of Von
Kluk and Von Boehn have retreated
Is had, but ofllcial statement is made
that the French have recaptured St.
Mihlel, on tho Meuse.
In Belgium the German activity
against Antwerp has Increased with
the arrival of heavy siege suns. The
Germans are rushing- reinforcements
for the complete investment of the
temporary Belgian capital, which
they plan to use as the base of an
over-channel attack on England.
King Albert, In an address to his
generals, directed that Antwerp be
held at any cost. Bombardment con
tinues in the vicinity of Termondc
and fighting Is reported at Alost,
which has been abandoned by Its
Russians and Germans are battling
desperately along the East Russian
Polish frontier. A six-day battle has
resulted In checking the German ad
vance along the River NIemen, in
their attempt to retake Grodno and
resume the onward movement against
Warsaw. Russia Is sending fresh
troops from A'ilna to bleck the Ger
man penetration into Poland. Gen
eral Renncnkampf, ngnln on the ag
gressive, after his strategic retire
ment of a few days ago, has promised
his soldiers Christmas merrymaking
Servian War Offlce reports rooccupa
tion of Semlin, across the Save River
from Belgrade. The Austrlans were
completely surprised. This success
means cessation of the renewed Aus
trian bombardment of Belgrade
Progress against Sarajevo Is reported
in the Bosnian campaign.
Activity In the Gallcian field has been
continuous. The Czar's forces have
pressed forward, the southern column
capturing Dukla. south of Przemysl.
which is still heavily bombnrded. and
tho northern engaging the Austrlans
near Tarnow. The Russians have
penetrated into Hungary nnd are re
ported within JJ0 miles of Budapest,
with an unfortified country before
A German warship Is reported wrecked
In the terrific hurricane that is
sweeping tho North Sea. Bodies of
seamen, It Is said, strew the coast
of Denmark. The storm nttalned a
velocity of 110 miles an hour.
Japanese troops, aided by the British,
have crushed several of the forts
guarding Tsing-Tao, German lease
hold In China. The fall of the gar
rison Is said to be imminent, as the
Japanese have succeeded in placing
heavy siege guns.
Berlin War Office reports an Inde
cisive battle on the German right
wing, when the Allies continued their
attacks without success. For the
first time during the battle of the
Aisno olllcial admission U made that
the Germans lost ground, the state
ment adding that the territory Im
mediately was regained. A later
Statement said the French, have "re.
newed their advances about Ver
dun," lending weight to the Paris,
report thut St. Mihlel has been re.
BrltUh Press Bureau announces It is
"unable" to confirm the reports of
disaster to the German right win?,
but refused to explain whether this
was due to the order that no report
on fighting should be issued until five
das after the battle. London hears,
however, the army of Von Bohn, u
well as that of Von Kluk, has bn
PARIS, .Sept. 30.
Today's ofllcial report of the general
operations, In every way was favorable
to the Allies, emphasized the fact that
the general turning moxement of the
Allies north of the Somme now was
progressing rapidly. It further
pointed out for the first time that tho
ground lost along the Meuse at St.
Mihlel, where the Germans succeeded
In crossing to the west bank of the
river, had been regained. Tho French
nrmles are now operating ea&t of tho
The announcement that the general
turning movement of the Allies north
of the Somme progresses rapidly la
taken here to mean that the with
drawal of the German right wing al
ready is In progress. It had been
recognized for several days that when
the German line gave way at this
point it would mean the retirement of
the entjre German army to the new
positions already prepared In Belgium
and between the Scheldt and the
Meuse Rivers. That this movement is
already in progress Is believed certain
here. - -
It is not assumed that there will be
any rout of tho Germans. Tho aerial
scouts have already reported that those
new positions have been prepared, ex
actly as those now held by the Germans
were, and it is expected that the Ger
mans will fall back In good order
fighting las they go. Every effort, how
ever, is being made by the French
forces to penetrate the line between tho
armies of General von Boehn and Gen
eral von Kluk. This movement is now
in progress. If it succeeds it will mean
that a part at least of Von Kluk's army
and probably part of Von Buelow's can
be cut off.
Miiitnry experts pointed out that tho
significance of the operations along the
Mouse can hardly be overestimated. It
was at this point that the Bavnrlun
army delivered Its most tolling blowa 'n
thf. apparent hope that they could di
vert attention from the German right,
force the withdrawal of part of tho
allied force on the left to aid the Imper
iled centre and thus enable Von Kluk
to strike a decisive blow. That has defi
nitely failed nnd now tho German cen
tre is in grave danger In Its turn.
Tho experts united also in declaring
that the end of the battle of the Aisne
Is in sight, and that like the bnttlo of
the Mnrne. It will prove a decisive vic
tory for tho Allies. They declare It Is
likely to hasten tho end of the war. as
two successive defeats of this magni
tude can be expected to encourage the
anti-war party In Germany, already
largo becntiEe of the terrible losses.
Tho most violent Gorman assault to
day was on Tracy-k'-Mont. at the
northeast of the forest of L'Algle. Here
the attack was repulsed with heavy
This forest is in the promentory
formed u the Rivers Alsno and Olsu
and extends almost to J"oon, on th
west bank of the Olse. This prom
entory was considered the kejstono
of General von Kluk's defense
The report that Von Boohn's army,
as well ns Von Kluk's. is retr-ating
Indicates the Allies hao fought their
way far to the north and now are
threatening the German rear.
The full War QJnce statement, Issued
this af rnoun, follows:
On our left wing, at the north of
Somme. the conflict continues to
devBlop more toward th north be
tween the Olse and the Aisne. The
enemy ha made a vigorous attaek
on Tracy-le.Mont. at the nor east
of I.aigle forest- tie has baen re
pulsed with heavy loss.
-' t the c nt re there I a lull 'n
the storm along the entire front,
which extends from Rheuns to th
Muie. Between tho Argonnt for-
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