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PHILADELPHIA, ITltlDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1015.
Corieiani, 10 IB, at tin rcsua Lrrxjta Counnr.
PRICE OKB CENT
GIANTS BLANK PHILLIES, 2
VARES GET MINOR
BY SMITH 'DEAL'
Outgeneraled by McNichol,
They Are thrown Some
RUMORS OF VARE PLANS
tfot Probable That Former
Postmaster Would Forget
HANDS OF MAYORALTY
gAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3. Cotfrnor
nrambaush, of 1'enrisylranta, ha washed
hi. bd of the rhlladrlplila mayoralty
deal. Asked to comment on the "har
mony" on Thomns B. Smith, lie replledl
"That Is parely local election, I do
not care to expires an opinion regarding
,07 of the candidates. It t a matter for
tht Toteri of rimaueipuia 10 urciue.
fc'oupled with tha revolt and disgust
that srept the. ranks of Republican Or
tMiiratlon workers as the result of the
withdrawal of Congressman William S.
Vers from the mayoralty race and the
carefully staged indorsement of Public
, Service Commissioner Thomas B, Smith,
peculation as to the terms qf the "deal"
. was general In political circles today.
, nyhat wli the Varea get out of It," was
thYquestlon Vare followers In South Phil
adelphia asked. They had been eager for
a fight, and they felt that their prestige
was lost when Congressman Vare publicly
surrendered to Penrose and McNichol at
the historic meeting at the Republican
city Committee rooms yesterday after
One paragraph In Vare's statement
which he read to the committee gaye rise
to. many rumors In political circles today,
- Tbe paragraph fdtfowa:.
s,!, four yenra, by ray renewed
1 lflFartf In; JVahlji5t9H0tI.jTll.,!BMietlr
"try , (o conilricr eveu those who are not
bow supporting roe that I am worthy
el their anpport. A united Ilepuhllcan
' 'pHfr and a united city la the end
toward which all of u . should work."
The rumors were widespread to the
j effect that Vare had been bought off by
wom'Hes from Penrose and McNichol
that they would support him for Mayor
(par years hence.
The hope of a "square deal." according
to Organization standards, 'at the hands
of Smith, should lie be elected, and an
t Increase In the Vare patronage In City
Hall, Is all that the Vares (ret in ex-
change for the sacrifice of Congressman,
Readers In both the Vare and the Pen-roee-McNIchol
camps predicted today that
Smith, should ho bo elected, will treat
Willi both factions on an even basis. In
this .talk the Vare leaders are finding a
i gnurfVof comfort, as they consider Smith
the Penfose-McNJchol selection, notwith
standing the Vare brand placed on him
atjthe time, he was appointed Public Serv
The Vares. under tha annarenr. terms
ef the deal, will control a majority of
tb$ offices In City Hall, should the Or
janliatlon "slate" be elected,
Vare lieutenants are now in charge of
.Continued on Tape Two, Column Two
, WO YOUNG BANDITS
j A1TACK POLICE CHIEF,
; WHO KILLS ONE MAN
Officer Pursues Desperadoes,.
" Shoots Assailant and Col
lapses as Result of
ill SECOND FUGITIVE CAUGHT
. JINQHAM, Mass.. BepkJ.-After Police
W Washington I. James, of Htngharn.
ben overpowered aniT brutally
bn In Hlngham Jail by James Ilar
n shdRobert Williams, of Syracuse.
ehle7,,,aU.mRb119 band". today, the
sot .Pnr'm " "caplnff fugitives and
. pg from an automobile at the fleeing
''etrw'j.H1Uei1 JItt"nn the chief, cov-
W'-v?u'Q?.,n p2rwlt ot Williams. A
2w?hil i?.aU'; .' c0"Pe'. It was
WV lit! y Bku11 had b" fractured
LVth lron!a towmer wielded by
Sit hi the tbi1ndUl' when ttle cked
'Wtanjs.fled toward th. itu.j o.j.
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ro ,.r- In the bandit hunt of uVt
fcr 1L jfitlUve a" captured by Of
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On the left, above, is Bill Carrignn,
his countenance in repose, while
RED SOX'S RUTHLESS
Sheehan Lasts Only a Short
Time Duffy Lewis Is Hit
ting Star Schang Gets
Two Safe Ones
KOPF IS STILL OUT
SHIBB PARK, -Sept. 3. The, Atretics
were snowed under by the Boston Bed
Sox In a loose game this afternoon by
the score of 10 to 2. The Athletics could
ploughed Into both Sheehan and Ankor.
The latter Is a recruit from the Tenatly
New Jersey team and is a right hander
Like Sheehan he 'received miserable sup
port, but mahaged to hold the Bed Sox
to one run.
Hooper hit the first ball pitched for a
; double to right. Schang picked up
Janvrln's grounder and tried to. tag
J Hooper at third, but failed, Janvrln being
safe at first. On Speaker a saenne ny to
Strunk, Hooper scored, but Janvrln was
held at first. Janvrln died stealing, Lapp
to Lajole. Hoblltzell filed to Walsh. One
run. one hit, no errors. '
Walsh singled to left. Hoblltzell threw
wild to second on Strunk'a grounder to
catch Walsh and Walsh went to third.
Walsh tried to score on Lajole's fly to
Speaker, but was out at the plate. Speaker
to Cady. Mclnnls was safe on Gardner's
wild throw, Strunk sprinting to third.
Mclnnls stole second. Janvrln threw out
Oldrlng. No runs, one hit, two errors.
Lewis singled to left. Gardner bunted
along the first-base line, but Sheehan let
Continued on race Two, Column Four
SURROUNDED BY FORCE
OF AMERICAN SOLDIERS
Band of Fifty or Sixty Bandits
Who Tortured and Killed
Two Texans Now Face
AVIATORS LOCATE THEM
BnOWNSVILLB. Tex., Sept. S.-The
Mexican bandits who killed .two Afri
cans late yesterday have been surrounded
by American soldiers In the thick brush
near Fresno and are battling for their
lives. Tteports reaching here say'threo.
Mexicans, two men and a woman, have
already been killed in the fighting which
,tar(ed shortly after daylight. Beports
Indicate that the entire band of (0 or CO
United States army aviators located the
Alexlcans, but have been unable to em
Ploy bombs because of the danger of hit
ting soldiers. The brush Is so thick at
"this point that It Is Impossible to see
more than three or four feet ahead.
The Mexicans' camp, a short distance
.from Kresnos, was raided by soldiers this
morning, but tha bandits were warned
s(nd had fled before the troops arrived. A
large number of horses, mules and cattle,
stplen from ranches In the vicinity, were
recovered. A quantity of dynamite also
was found. Aviators Were then put to
work to trace the fleeing Mexicans, ant"
located them within a short time.
According to the story told today by
Stanley Dadde. one of the three Ameri
cans kidnapped a dozen miles north of
Brownsville late yesterday, his twd com-
pinions were tortured befpre they were
killed. He sId the bottoms of their feet
were put away and boiling water poured,
on (hem. Then their heads and bodies
were riddled w(th bullets. '
. hi Ml '' l'- ' II" ' '"
flte. K Ew'n Savg;
ifaxwcll K. to$enblum, li popular
WOung author of "Soul's A4rit," U now
fitkUUng lt flatter of thlt famout
vJ tfMefc As spent ii mofA.
II u icttdrjl thtmt hU U iou4 U
lib tho autKfr to a kip pUUih mmoup
fK prmt ciitr vf Amuitutt Htvra-
manager of the Lied Sox; Hurler "Babe" Ruth is in the centre with
Catcher Thomas is shown on the right thinking with his mouth.
TRAP LAID FOR
BY CORD MURDER
Suspect May Be Arrested
Before Night Perhaps
POLICE ARE CONFIDENT
SAMUEL S. CORD
The man responsible for the murder
ot Samuel S. Cord, wealthy real estate
operator and lumber dealer, may .Da
locked up In the Camden County Jail. by
tonight. Prosecutor Wllllani J. Kraft,' of
Camden and his assistants, believe they
are at last on the trail of the right man,
after three days of futile effort.
' A report that reached Camden at noon
today that an Important arrest had
been made, at Palmyra, N, J, ' In connec
tion with the murder was later denied
by Prosecutor, Kraft.
The prosecutor will not name, the man
around whom the net Is tightening. He
will give no Inkling of his. Identity until
he Is sure that his suspicions are correct.
Each of the prosecutor's two' assistants,
and. all the Camden County detectives,
are at -work today perfecting the mesh
of evidence .and laying a trap which they
later will spring.
A business deal wjr responsible for
Cord's death, the prosecOtor admits. The
man under suspicion, it Is 'sajd, Is the
only one who could profit threutrh thn
death of ConJ. All the evidence tends to,,
snow iiiui wi iiiuii imu luioKnowieage ot
the murder. If he did' not actually direct
or commit It '
The whole atmosphere of the prosecu
tor's office In the Camden County court
house changed today. Hitherto the of
ficials have been completely baffled and
have admitted It. Today, although they
Continued on Page Trj6, Column One
A POLITICAL "QOTRAQE"
Policeman Who Arret4 Man for In-
suiting Him at Registration Polls
Accused', of "IntimldatUm"
,' IB I
When Policeman Jssel, of the JSth and
Oxford streets station, went to the poll
ing place CO bo list division of the mil
Ward last night his appearance there
was resented by 8. MacGrenor Clydo, BB
Organisation worker. The policeman said
he was repeatedly Insulted by Clyde while
waiting to the registration returns, and
finally rrte4 Wm,
Magistral Morris. Organisation leader
of tha JsKh Ward, said Clyde's arrest vu
an outre, end declared too many polc,
men tried to intimidate. cMsens, AU e.
plans! Ions- by IimI were, futile, and tha
prUoUW km diehred.
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PHILLIES DOWNED BY
EXHIBITION ON HILL
"Polly" Holds League Leaders
to But Four Safeties Doyle
and Merkle Score Runs
That Win for Giants
MAYER TAKEN OUT
A.B. B, H. O. A. E.
Stock. 3b 4 0 0 12 0
Bancroft, ss 4 0 0 3 4 1
Paekertfltvasr. )to itt-4iM40 ' ;O-0'
Meeker, rf ......; 4 .0 1 1 0 0
Lvderus, lb 3 0 1 12 0 0
Whltted. cf 3 0 12 0 0
NUhoft, 2b 3 0 0 3 3 0
Killefcr, c 3 0 0 2 2 0
Mayer, p 2 0 0 0 3 0
Cravath 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dugey , 0 0 0 0 0 0
McQuillan, p 0 0 0 0 10
Totals 30 0 4 24 15 1
A. B. B. H. O. A. E.
Burns, If 4 0 110 0
Grant, 3b 4 0 0 110
Robertson, rf 4 0 1,10 0
Doyle, 2b ;.-. 3 12 4 4 0
Merkle, lb ,. 3 1 1 II 0 0
Fletcher, ss 2 0 117 0
Thorpe, cf 3 0 12 0 0
Dooln, o , 3 0 0 4 0 0
Perrltt, p 3 0 0 0 3 0
Totals 29 2 7 27 15 0
Batted for Mayer In eighth.
Bon for Cravath in eighth.
Two-base hlts-i-Becker, Merkle. Sac
rifice hat Fletcher. Stolen base Whlt
ted. Struck out By Perrltt, 4; Mayer,
2. Base on balls Off Perrltt, 1. Double
play Fletcher to Doyle to Merkle.
POLO GROUNDS, New York, Sept. 3.
Inability to hit Pol Perrltt caused the de
feat of the Phillies here today, 2 to 0.
The lanky New York twirler gave Phila
delphia but four safe hits. He was mas
ter at all times and not one of the Moran
clan got as far as third base. Perrltt re
ceived flawless support and the visitors
never had n chance to score. It was the
fastest game played at the Polo Grounds
this year and was completed In an hour
and 10 minutes.
The Giants' brace of runs came In the
Larry Doyle, the first man up, banged a
single to right, and scored when Merklo
smashed a double to the fence In left
field. Fletcher then drove a long fly to
Becker and beat the throw to the plato
by a hair.
In the fourth Inning Becker drove a
double to right field, but Luderus popped
put to Doyle, and Becker was stranded.
Mayer, who started on the mound for the
Phils, was touched up for seven safeties,
but McQuillan, who relieved him In the
eighth, didn't give the Giants a semblance
of a hit.
Stock was called out on strikes. Ban
croft was out. Doyle to Merkle. Paskert
lined out to Grant. No runs, no hits, no
Bums singled to Tight. Grant forced
Burn. Bancroft to Nlehoff. Itobertson
forced Grant, Bancroft to Nlehoff. Doyle
singled to right. Robertson going to third.
Continued on Page Two, Column Three
ANOTHER HURRICANE HEADED
FOR THE flULF COAST
Travels ibO-Mjles nn Hour Galveston
Residents Prepare to Flee
GALVESTON, Tex., Sept. S. A report
reached here this afternoon that another
West Indian hurrloane is on its way to
ward the Gulf coast, and scores of per
sons are preparing to leave Galveston.
The storm Is 600 miles from Galveston
and, traveling over the same course fol
lowed by tie hurricane of nearly three
VAV fttfA Ola. Bnl.l ... 1. - LI 1 L
wvM po, nam hiu u ua uigwjng B,
the rata of 100 miles an hour. ,
Hurricane signals work rutt up this
afternoon all along the Gulf. The storm,
unless Jt changes Its course, Is expected
to strike the coast some time before
WASHINGTON, Sept. S.-The Indlca
tlons are now that the 100-mile gale now
sweeping acrsM the Gulf of Mexico from
the West In44ee will not reach as far
as Galveetefi, u was stated at the
-Weather Muimu here this afternoon. Tha
tela If deeewed to be coming- due north
and le espeettd U strike the Gulf, cottst
east of New Orleans. Shipping in the
yult baa been warned.
Czar Loses Last Important
Stronghold on Second
Line of Defense
VILNA NEXT OBJECTIVE
Captured City Railway Centre
Dominating Lines to
BERLIN, Sept 3.
Field Mnrshnl von Hlndenburg's army
him captured Grodno, the last fort In the
Cznr'B second line ot defense held by the
Official announcement of the capture of
tho gicut Russian fortress is made In
today's report from the Gcnernl Staff.
German troops, It states, rapidly forced
the passnge of tho Nlemen River after
capturing tho Russian forts. Thero was
fighting In the streets of Grodno. The
city is now In the hands of the Germans.
Tho city of Grodno, with Its circle of
forts, Is one ot the most important
strongholds In western Russia. It Is only
SO miles southwest of Vllna, a strategic
point commanding the railways to Pet
tograd, and about GO miles from the east
Prussian frontier. Tho railway connect
ing Wnrsaw and Petrograd passes
through Grodno, and, therefore, the Ger
man victory is of tremendous Importance
In that It may further open the way for
n great German drlvo on the Czar's capi
tal. The town Is the capital of the Province
of Grodno, In Lithuania, bordering on
Poland, one of the most Important dis
tricts of Russia. The population Is about
50,000, more than one-halt being Jews.
The manufactures Include wr munitions,
tobacco, sobd p.nd candles. Grodno Is on
the right bank of the Nlemen and the
Rivers Bug and Narew also flow through
the province, which has an area of 14,000
A J.G-B1WA:5 iIcr-IAL niSERT'.
The GeneraTtaff'" report foUowsr
"Field Marshall von Hlndenburg's army
conquered Grodno after rapidly forcing
the passage ot the Nlemen and fighting in
"German troops have reached the Nle
men between Augustowo channel and
Swlslocz. The bridgehead at Lenne
uardena was stormed by our cavalry.
"Northwest arid west of Vllna the Rus
sians tried to oppose our advance. Their
efforts failed, the Russians suffering ex
traordinary losses. Southeast of Merecz
the Russians were also thrown back.
"The troops of General von Gallwltz
broke the enemy's resistance on the road
between Alekszyco and Swlslocz.
"Tho army of Field Marshal von Hln
denburg captured more than 3000 Russian
prisoners and took one cannon and IS
"Prince Leopold of Bavaria's army con
tinues Its battle north of Prushany.
"Field Marshal von Mackcnsen's army
Is pursuing the Russians through the Ja
rolda near Silncka, Bereza and Kara
xleke, as well as the district of Antopol,
east of Kobrln. Austro-Hungarlan troops
advanced eastward south of Bolot and
"In tho southeastern theatre of war
tho army of General Count Von Bothmere
advances. Thero Is righting in the Se
ROBERT GARDNER AND
JOHN ANDERSON WIN
This Pair Meets Tomorrow for
Amateur Golf Title of the
DETROIT. Mich., Sept. 3.-R. A. Gard
tier, of Chicago, defeated Max Marston
here this afternoon in the semifinals of
the national amateur golf championship
on the 37th hole.
John G. Anderson won his semifinal
match from Sherman, 2 up and 1 to
BOOKKEEPER WANTED IN N. J.
Governor Fielder Issues Requisition
for Young Woman Accused
Governor Fielder today Issued a requisi
tion for the return to Atlantic City from
Philadelphia of Miss Frances Braumsteln.
a young woman who was a bookeeper at
the shore resort for Hogy & Stlnsman,
and who Is charged with having em
bezzled from the firm.
It Is alleged she took 1700 of the com
pany's money and fled to Philadelphia,
where she has been since about August
LOST AND FOUND
WHAT PIO TOU LOSET
WHAT DID TOU FINDf
All lost articles advertised In the
Ltdltr will be ltt4 In a pcrnMnant
ilia at Ledger Central, where tha
tinier can docatt the owner at anr
time. If you have found an article
that haa not been adverti.ed aa loat
the Ledser will lo record your
nam aud addreu and atalat In rind,
ins the rlfhttul owner, who will be
pUced In touch with you. This Ilk
all otber service at Ledger Central
HAHILtbN "J OlJKJrACK ; )VATCH7IcTlj
iuo anient No, JinajSl, tnltlala on back, 11.
a. K. Ulieral Toward, no queetlone asked.
If returned to Charles arena. Central V. U.
C A , r
UIAUOND HORSESHOE) PIN LOST AuuM
SI. Suitable reward If returned te C. if.
alATTUBWB. UT Walnut.
JiUNCl! OI" KHYB ( or 8). oo sold rln loat
on TucnW last, Kcw-ird. A N. Wat,
oiser attfi4 44 n ru u ij.
RED SOX BEAT ATHLETICS
ATHLETICS? r h o a e BOSTON r h o a e
Walek, of 0 13 0 0 Hooper, rf. 2 2 0 0 0
Strunk, rf 0 13 0 0 Janvrln, ss 113 6 0
LftolhS - 0 0 4 4 0 Speaker, cf 10 4 10
Melttnis, IB" 02801 Hoblltzell, ITj 10901
OMftaf, If 0 0 10 0 lewis, If 2 4 0 0 0
ef 8b 13 2 2 3 Gardner, 3b 1.2012
Wlene, m . i i, o 2 2 Barry, 2b 12 3 8 6
P9 '' , o 1 ' G 2 0 ndy, O 1 1 1 0 0
Sheefean, p i o 0 0 0 0 Shore, p 0 10 2 0
Ank)r, p 0 0 0 2 0 Carrlgan, c .01200
- Galnor, lb 0 15 0 0
Totals 2 ' 9 27 12 C Totals 10 15 27 16 3
TODAY'S BASEBALL' SCOJRES
BOSTON 10 6 2 10 0 0 O-IO 15 3
ATHLETICS 00000000 2-2
Shore and Cady; Sheehna and Lapp.
PHILLIES 00000000 0-0 41
NEW YORK 00020000 x 2 72
Mayer and Killefcr; Perrltt and Dooln.
NEW YORK OOOOOOOO 0' O 4 0
WASHINGTON OOOOO 2 00 x 2 81
l?leh and Nunamaker; Johnson and Williams.
CLEVELAND, 1st gQ 0 O O O 0 2.0 Qrr 2
CHICAGO 1 0 2 O O 1 3 X 8
Hit'chdl and O'Neill; Eenz and Schalk.
jf CLEVELAND,2ds0 O O
f; fcmCjfGCS ' O 1 O
ST. LOtriS OOOOO
Dauss and Stanage; Hamilton, and Severqid.
CHICAGO -OOOOOI O 0 0- 1 15
PITTSBURGH . 0 3 0 0 0 -1-'0;0"nrx,"'4' &
Humphreys and Eresnahan
BROOKLYN 03000000 0-3
boston oi 30.G' 200 x 6
JDouglas and Miller; Rudolph and Gowdy.
ST. LOvTJIS O O O 2 O. O O O
fc CINCINNATI O 1 O O O O O O ,
jfg Meadows antliSrjyder; Schneider and Wtaja,"
BAZ.TXXQ3J2 000 O 1 o o i o
BHOOSivTir 0000.1 1000
Johnson and Owens; Finncinn nnd Land.
PITTSBURGH 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0. x-3 10 2
Groome and Hartley; Allen and Berry.
NEWARK OOOOOOOOII 42
buffalo 03201 0 02 x 8120
Moscley and Rariden; Krapp and Allen.
CHICAGO O 0 O O ,
KANSAS CITY 0 0 3 0 '
Brown and Wilson; Cull op and Easterly.
GERMANS REPEL HAND GRENADE ATTACKS AT SOTJCTT"
BBRLIN, Sept 3. In the western war thV-r- T-rn' ----
with hBd trenadefi were .repulsed yesterday near Souchf-. Tn
Fltds and Champagne we successfully blew up some mines, the
Wir Office reported today.
CANADIAN TROOPER KILLED IN AUTOMOBILE" ACCIDUTT
SHERNQLIFEE, Eng., Sept. 3. Private Clonian, of the Second .
0jmff4in Mounted Rifles, was
fjd Ganadian trooper killed in
stone oarly today.
3000 MEXICANS FOLLOW 0OZC0S 10DY W GBAV.,
- j ; . ,
EL TAS0, Tax,, Sep. 3. Threejhoweeeiii XeesWaUt folrw"
body of Ggueral Trtscual Qroco
ican leader, killed recently by
had the biggest funeral in the
American eoldiers JErorrt yrt
American demonstrations by
Marnaux and Gibson.
seriously hurt, and another tta&eettt
an" automobile accident aer Veil '
.-, , . fit.
to th grw
hiet ery at M Tata. Otty '
BUm wee 4ttjr t .--T 'Sl
the uw4. Or3S1