The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, October 09, 1914, Image 1

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Rrp«rt. Pace S
SSfri'ST" VOL. 7tf— NO. 109.
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Colors of Philadelphia
Champions Lowered
in the Opening Con
test —First Time a
Mack Pitcher Was
Ever Retired in a
World s Series Game
New Englanders' Fast
Play and Heavy Hit
ting a Surprise to the
Quakers 2 2,0 0 0
Fans Crowded the
Stands —Many Spec
tators Were Turned
Away From Grounds
Sbibe Park. Philadelphia. Oct !>.—
The Boston Braves won the first game
in the World's series baseball champion
ship contest this afternoon, humiliating
C-onnie Mack s AtJuctics by the score
of 7 to I.
Chief Bender was knocked out of the
box in the sixth inning » -i Wy-kofT
tbok his place. Lapp was later lbs-,
tuted for So hang as catcher.
R H. O. A. K.
iMoraD, rf n 0 t> tv 1
Evers. 2b 1 ! 2 2 \
' oonolly, If 1 1 I jo
W-'aitted. v f 2 1 r o
Scbni it, Vi> 1 S il .
•, «• ; 3 9 1 Q.
Qfaraoville. w ... o •> 2 :> 0
TVal. 3b ft 0 I 2 0 :
Kudoloh. p ft i o 3 0
Totals 7 11 27 13 2 I
R. H. O. A. E
Murphr. rf » 1 ft ft fti
«Wring. If n n 2 ft 0
OilSh, :'b " • 2 ; o'
Baker. 3b ft 1 4 4 0
M.lnnU. !b 1 •> 3 1 ft
Strunk. ef ft 2 0 ft 0
Barry. 0 o 3 4 0
fcehaiitf. ■ 0 ft 3 ft 0
Ban ter. p 0 0 t 4 0
V"vikoff. p ft t 1 0 0
La:>p. e 0 0 2 I oj
Total? 1 5 27 1« 0
R. H. E.
Boston . . 0 2ftol 3•> 1 o—7 11 2
Athleti -s ..0100 00ft ft o—l 5 0
Two base hits. Wyckoff,
Bake-: tii ree • :>ase hits. Gowtv. Whit
tei Doub:e plays, Barry to Collins to
il Inais: Beuie: to Barry to Melon, s.
Ben ier to M'lnn ?. Baker to Mclan.s.
Bases on bails, off Bonier. 2. ludolpk,
3: off Wy koff. 1. Struck out. by Ben
der, 3: by Rudolph. >; by Wyckoff. 2
Stolen b3»es. Schmitt. Gowdv. Urn-.
j.'.'es. Dmeen and Hiliebran i.
Shi be Pars. Pi. adelphia. O t. 9.
The Boston Braves, pennant winners
Of the Nat na'. Leagje. an-i the Phila
deipbia Athlet s, hampions of the
American League, ashed to-iay in the
first battle for the world's baseball i
cnampionship of ISI4. About 22.000
persons saw the opening engagement of
the seven gmm* series. Hundreis were
turned away at iLe gates unable to ob
tain admittance to the crowded stands.
The Bostons prepared to send the r
f .ow bail boxmao I>kk •to do
the The American leaguers ■
groomed the Indian. Bender, to pitch!
off tae Boston :n\a:ers with his
"Slow ball is not re ishe l
by ;ne Mack artillery of batters, ani
3 guess it wiii be Rudolph for the fray
to-day," remarked Manager George
Stalling-. • I may switch to James
or Tyler. They are all good you know."
Waited 4«» Hours for Seats
The o'jttieU stand, seating four
tnousand persons, was thrown open at
10.50 o'elo'k. it was fiiled wi;h n a
short time ar 1 tne gates were closed.
The first in . ne for seats in this un
reserved section bad waited more than
forty bojrs for the gates to open. Sev
eral wonwn ha i stood >n line sin-e lav
break. The trowd holding reserved
ticket* :n the covered an! double
decked stand came to the park later.
Hundreds viewed the contest from teni
porary jtands erected en the roofs of
houses that overlook the bars field
The day was warm ani humid and
one suited for fa-t basebail. An in
sistent sun burned through the mena
ir.g clouds and there was only a si gh'
threat of showers from the southwest.
The batting order at the start of to day 's game follows;
Murphy, rf. Moran, rf.
Oldring, If. Even. 2b.
Collins. 2h. Connolly, If.
Baker. 3b. Whitted, of.
Melnnis. lb. Schmidt. lb.
Stronk, of. Gowdy, c.
Harry, ss. Maranville, ss.
Sohang. o. Deal, 3b.
Bender, p. Rudolph, p.
I'mpires: Dineen, behind bat; Byron on bases: Klein and
Hildebrand on left and right tield foul lines, respectively.
Athletics' Pitcher Who Was Knocked
Out of Bos To-day
Ti. • tie', i i- i other gardens were bone
! dry and hard.
Betting favored the Athieti. - at 2
'to 1 and 9 to 5 when the two teams
am.? upon the field tor batting and
' riel i pract: e. Preliminary field play
: *»< «nappv and scintillating. The work
f the Boston player Deal. who sub
' te at thi- 1 base fo- Smith, who
broke his leg this week, wis keenly
wat> hed. He displayed no fielding
fau.ts ;n warming up.
The Umpires Confer
The umpires came upon the field a:
l-> 5 and they were promptly photo
graphed. I'mp.res Dneen and Hilde
brar i conferred with Capta n Thomas,
of the Athletics, and Captain Evers, of
Boston, regarding ground rules.
F,rs f Half —Bender's first over was
an outcurve for a strike. Moran went
out on a high foul to Mclnnis. Evers
sent up a high fly to Collins and walked
back to the bench. Connolly took a
strike and then fouled off. Connelly
"anned. nu-sing a slow one around the
next. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Second Half—Rudolph put over a
strike and then fouled off. Connolly
short single to center and the crowd
started to heer. It was the second
ball pi: hed. Oldring sacrificed. Gow
dy to Schmidt Collins walked. Baker
fouled out :o Shniidt and Murphv was
out trying for th'rd. S-bmidt to Deal.
No runs, oi.e nit, no error*.
Fir« Half—Bender put over three and then two strikes on Wnitted.
Whitted waked. Schmidt flied out to
-<_>!■; n _ W'hitte*! scored on Gowdy'*
I :wo-oagger .to the left fie 1 stand,
trow lv s'ortM on MtrainHt'i s.ngie
ove- second. Te Boston hits were hard
and eiean. A double plav followed.
Barry took deal's grounder and tossed
to Collins, forcing Maranvilie. Collin?
then threw out Deal. Two runs, two
hits, no erro's.
Second Half—Mclnnis walked on
; four pitched balls. Mclnnis scored
w: en Strunk's went through
Moran 's legs to the fence. Strunk
tooK third on the play. Barry fanned.
i*trunk was out at the plate when Eye-s
took Sehang's grounder and threw to
Gowdy. Slaranville took Bender's
grounder and threw to Evers, forcing
Sehang. One run. one hit, one error.
Erst Half—Bender threw out Ru
dolph at first. Moran couldn *t see
Bender's speed and struck out. Old
ring took are of Evers' hoist. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
Second Haif —Murphy fanned. Old
ring a!-o struck out. Rudolph
out Collins at first. No run». no hits,
no errors.
First Half—Connollv sent a liner
over Collins' head after two strike?
had been called on him. A double play
followed. Bender took Whitted'«
, smash and threw to Barry, forcing Con
nolly. Barry then tossed out Whitted
, Barry - throw to Mclnn s was wide, but
Mclnnis made a beautiful stop. Collins
tMNd r Schmidt at first. No runs,
one hit, no errors.
Second Half—Baker fouled off his
first two and Rudolph had him in a
hole. Baker struck out. missing a wide
one by a foot Mclnnis also fanned.
Stronfc s i,i»led to left, but was out at
s.cond trying to stretch it. v onnolly to I
Maranviile. No runs, one hit. no errors.
Firs' Half—Gowdy drove the ball
to the center field fence for a three
base hit. It was the first hit ball.
Gowdy scored on Maranvitle's single
over Mclnnis' head. The umpires cau
tioned the Bostons on the bench for
coaching. A double play followed.
Bonder took IVal's bunted rtv and then
picked otf Maranviile at first. Deal had
I attempted to sacrifice. Rudolph struck
' out. Oue run. two hits, no errors.
Second Haif —Maranviile took Bar
ry's Texas leaguer away out iu left
field. It was s scorching catch and
the crowd applauded. Schang struck 1
out. It was Rudolph's sixth strikeout.
Bender filed out to Whitted. No mus,
uo hits, no errors.
F'rst Half—Moran fouled out to
Barry behind third base- Evers shot
a single past Bender. Connolly walked
when Bender became unsteady. Evers
and Connolly scored on Whitted's
-ashing drive to right for three bases.
Whitted s ore i on ? s slashing
sii'tfle through Barry, the Bostons bat
ting was rer- £\r and Bonier was re
called front the be* and Wyekoff re
1 placed him. It was the fi-st time that
an Athletic pitcher has ever been bat
- ted out of the box in a world's series.
Coombs was taken out of the box three
0 years ago in a game with Giants but
that was because of an injury. Eight
- hits were ma ie off Bender -while he was
5 iu box. Gowdy walked. Wyekoff took
, Maranviile's smash but threw to Bi
ker too late to catch Schmidt. The
1 bases were now filled with one out. A
' 'ioubl<> play ended the inning. Baker«
too.< Deal'- grounder and touched third,
„ forcing Gowdy and then threw Deal out
r aft first. Three runs, three hits, no er
* Second Half—Evers took are of
Murphy s slow roller and threw out
j the runner. Deal tossed out Oldring.
* Rudolph was pitching a perfect game,
his slow ones coming high and low but
"ever near the Athletics' bats. Rudolph
tossed out Coilins. No runs, no hits, no
' errors. Lapp went in to catch for the
t Athletics.
lirst Hair—Rudolph got an infield
s single which Coilins was barely able
t . to Knock down. Baker took Moran's
4 intended sa riti. e an i threw to Barry,
tjreing Rudolph. Evers struck out and
1 Moran stole second. Mclnnis gathered
1 -n Connolly s grounder and threw to
.- Wyekoff. who covered the base. No
? runs, one hit, no error.
Second Half—Evers fumbled Ba
4 ker's grounder and the runner was
-are. Mclnnis walked on four pitched
' balis. Strunk grounded out to Schmidt,
! Baker going to third and Mclnnis to
1 second. Barry struck out. Rudolph
threw oat Lapp at first. It was supurb
" pitching by Rudolph. No runs, no hits,
' one error.
1 rst Half—W iiitted sent up a high
' fly to Baker. Schmidt got a Texas
' ieaguer to left. Gowdy singled to left
and Schmidt went to th:rd: Maranviile
1 struck out. and when Gowdv ran to
second. tS-hmidt stole home. Gowdy
* tried to take third on the plav but was
I thrown out. Lapp to Baker.'One run.
two hits, no errors.
'[. Se.-ond Half —Wyekoff doubled to
« the right field fence. Maranviile threw
„ out Muryhy at first Wyekoff to
third. Oldring stru k out. Collins went
out to < onnolly. No runs, one hit. no
I , errors.
!■ irst Haif —The crowd began to
. !eav e the stands when the inning
~ , opened. as it was realized that Boston
s had all but won the game. Baker threw
nut Deal. Barry threw out Rudolph.
' It was announced that the oifi ial at
tendance was 20,532. Baker tossed out
Moran. No runs, no hits, no errors.
Secoad Half—Baker drove the bail
e up against the fence for a double. Deal
1- threw ou- Mclnnis, Baker "being held at
0 second. Strunk popped out to Ever'!.
Maranviile threw out Barry. No runs,
1 one hit, no errors.
v _
'• Przemysl Hasn't Fallen, Says Russia
Rome. Via London, Oct. 9. 7.20 A.
M.—The "Tribuna" says it has re
r ceived information that the garrison of
■s Przemysl has surrendered to the Rus
y siar.s. The Russian embassy, however,
s denies this report and declares that
'-! the investment of the fortress con
i. * times.
The Germans Now Oc
cupy the Third For
tified Line of the
Town's Defenses
Bombardment of Antwerp by Germans
Reported as Terrible—Many Parts
of Town and the Palace of Justice
London. Oct. !>, 2.U P. M.—ln a
dispatch from Amsterdam tiled at
l-.Ui this afternoon the correspondent
of the Renter Telegram Company says:
| "The uninterrupted thundering of
guns was heard at from Ant
werp throughout the night. The finng
slackened a little in the early morning
but it has now resumed with full force.
The sky last night was made red by
the flames of burning .Antwerp."
Rosendaal is about twenty miles
north of Antwerp in Holland.
London. Oct. 8, 10.15 P. M.—Borg
erhaut, a suburb of Antwerp, is burn
ing. according to a dispatch from Am
sterdam to Reuter's Telegram Com
London. Oct. », I.U A. M-.-A dis
patch to the Exchange Telegraph Com
pany from Ostend dated Thursday says:
"The Germans have occupied tho
southeast semi-circle af the litird foiti
ted line of Antwerp. Tho Belgians
have made several sorties on the left
bank of the Scheldt.
"The Belgian government is com
pletely installed at Ostend."
London. Oct. !), «.05 A. M. The
bombardment oi Antwerp has been ter
rible. says an Ostend dispatch to the
Reuter Telegram Company under date
of Thursday.
"The Germans threw incendiary
bombs," the dispatch adds, "with the
result that many parts of the town be
tween the railway station at the south
and the Palace of Justice are in flames.
It is rumored here that the Germans
have been repulsed on the left bank of
the river Nethe.
"A Taube aeroplane flew over Ostend
at 1 o'clock this afternoon."
London, Oet. 9, 3.50 P. M. The
"Evening Star s Antwerp correspond
ent, telegraphing bv way of Amster
dam. says that eyewitnesses of the
ZeppeUn flights over Antwerp insist
that they saw one such craft hit by
shells from the ions and fall to th«» i
During the bomoardment of Antwerp j
Thursday it is estimated that
shells fell at tne rate of tweut\ a min
ute. Mauv civilians were killed.
In addition to the law courts, tho
museum was damaged bv -.hel* and fire*
broke out at many points in the citv.
The Hague, 6 A. M. via London,
i Oct. 8, A. M.—The bombardment of
• Antwerp's inner forts an 1 the outly
ing parts of the city started at 12.30
Thursday morning. At noon the city
was burning in four places. It is re
ported that inner forts Xos. 4 and 6
have been silenced.
Ttte exodus of the panic-stricken
people of Antwerp continues. It is
reported that the dikes have been j
. opened.
King Albert at Selzaete
• Ixmdon. Oct. 9, 2.15 A. M.—An'
• Amsterdam dispatch to Keuters Tile- i
gram Company dated Friday quotes the
N'ieuws Van Der Dag of Ghent as say
ing that King Albert left Antwerp
j this morning and has arrived at Sel
. I zaete. a village near the Dutch front
i ier town of Sas Van Rent. »
Paris. Oct, !>, 3.06 P. M. The fol j
I lowing official announcement was given '
■ i out in Paris this afternoon:
I "Tho general situation has under-j
' gone no change. On our left wing the ■
two opi-osiiig bodies of cavalry are still !
operating to the uorth of Lilie and La
| Basse, and the battle continues along'
the line marked by the regions of I
Arras, Hray sur-Somme, ( hnulnes, Koye
and Lassigny.
il '" Ch» the renter of the Oise and on
)| the Mouse only actions of minor impor
tance have be-'ii reported.
"On our right in the Woevre district
there has been an artillery contest along i
! the entire front.
' "In Lorraine, in the Vosges and 1n |
» Alsace there has been no change.
I" In Bosnia Montenegrin troops have
continued their advance in the direction '
of Sarajevo as far as the t'ortitied line i
which protects the city at a distance
j from it of eight kilometers.''
8 Londoti, Oct. 3.23 A. M. — A dis I
{ patch to the "Chronicle'' from Rosen-1
!. daa . Holland, dated Thursday evening, j
f '
"Severe lighting is proceeding out-!
si>!e of Antwerp. 1 am informed that '
| slirapnol struck the Krasmus hospital on '
Fontaine street, breaking many win
i dows. I|, Turnhout ami its vicinity I
many houses have been destroyed.
"It is reported here that the Oer-j
r mans have been compelled to retreat for !
a short distance.
"A number ot Urusuline nuns have
j. | arrived at Brad, Holland, from Lon- '
j derzeel. near Malines, where their eon
j vent was destroyed by the German tire, |
although they were nursing there, it is |
said, hundrtnls of wounded. The
: wounded were courageously rescued by
Belgian sohiiers, who <Uished through
i- , the dames to get them out."
Russians Took to.O(W) Prisoners
0 Pjuis lh.i. %. P. M.— J• tl'o
[- recent battle? along the i-.ast Prussian
s frontier, the Russians took 10,000
prisoners and forty cannon, according
1 to a dispatch from Petrograd to the
llavas News agency.
Senate Committee Delays Action Until
e After November Election
; Bv AMtx inted Press.
I Washington, Ov't. 9.—Postponement
- until utter the November elections of
0 action on the Norri> resolution to di- i
rect an investigation into financing of'
y the Senatorial primaries in Illinois
and Pennsylvania was decided on to
day by the Senate elections commit
i- tee.
IJ The committee had agreed at its
last meeting to vote on the resolution
'• to-day after weeks of preliminary in
s quiry into allegations of excessive
' financing of the campaigns for Roger !
'C. Sullivan, Democratic nominee for
i Senator in Illinois, and Senator Boies ,
j Penrose. Republican nominee in Penn-j
That the committee was prepared j
i to vote in favor of the resolution was !
| indicated by the fact that an effort
was ma ie to-day to find members wiio
1 might serve on the committee of in
| quiry at this time. So many were
| planning for work in connection with
the approaching campaign that it was
decided to defer action. i
e i
Well-Known Historian Dies
j Berlin. Via The Hague. Via London, J
: Oet. 9. T. 05 A. M.—Professor Richard I
e Mever, of Berlin University, th > well-1
t j known historian, died on Thursday. 1
I |
This picture shows the \ I toon a % oluntecrs' Associat.oa, a crack drilling organization, which took part in t.iie con
ests to-day.
Union Hose Company
Takes $75 Prize in,
Contest Held This
Morning • I (
Otlior Events in Prize Competition
Booked for This Afternoon Anions
the Closing Featuros of the Big,
The large crowd that »as on hand at
the firemen's drilling contest thix morn
ing at Seventeenth and Chestnut streets,
I was treated to some of the best trilling;
that has ever been seen in llarrisburg.
At 10 o'clock A. 1,. I'atton, vhaif-l
! Minu of ttie committee that arranged for j
I the contests, announced that each team
j would be give% twenty minutes for j
J faury military ,|r»l!.
Only two teams contested, one being
the I'niou Hose Company, of Middle
! town, and the other the .VI toon a Volun
teer Firemen's Asso ation of Altoona,
| eav-h team having twenty four men, two
| lieutenants and a captain.
The Middletown Irill team was the
first to go through the drills and they
! did some splendid work, going th"ungh
intricate and difficult maneuvers under |
I the direction of Captain P. M. Bla k.
: First Lieutenant David Hoitser and Sec
i ond Lieutenant Leroy Suavely.
Tho Altooaa Volunteers were next
and for twenty minutes they drilled j
i with loi k work pre isiou, working li\e
| beavers under Ca, tain \V. Allen.
' First Lieutenant V. I'. Fowler nnd Sc.-
onji.Luyt'nuu-t Roy F Latvx
The judges, Caj tain Frank E. Ze g
er, of Company I. Kightli Regiment. N.
ii. P.: <°a:>V " Jerry L. Hartman, of
. Company D. and Christian Nsuss de.':ii
ed that the Middletown drill team «as
the best and so awarded to them the
. STS prize.
Captain Bla k, of the Middletown
i team, said that in appreciation of the
! >ri e his team would give an exhibition
drill to-night at 7 o'clock in Market
This afternoon a large crowd was on
hand at Seventeenth and Chestnut
; streets where the hose races were to
j be held at 2 o'clock but no fire com
' panies were on hand to participate.
The engine tests were scheduled t i
l>e held this afternoon at 4 o'clock at
ithe city pumping station a t Front and
North streets. It was reported that
up to 3 o'clock three companies had
been entered in the contest.
Hope Company Gets Two Trumpets and
Citizen Gets One
The Hope Fire Company yesterdav
! received two silver and gold lined
trumpets from visiting companies, one
from the Humane company, of Norris
; town, and one from the Rainbow com
. pany, of Reading. Speakers who | -e
--sented the trumpets congratulated the
local company on the hundred years of
I its existence.
The Good Will company, of York, a
guest'of the ( itizen company, last even
ing presented the latter company with
a handsome trumpet. In every instance
visiting companies extended invitations
; to local firemen to pay them a visit.
Companies and Bands
Returning to Their
Home Cities Praise
Harrisburg Firemen's
Union for Success of
Record-breaking Pag
eant—March Lasted
Almost Six Hours
Hand Engines More
Than a Century Old
in Sharp Contrast
With the Modern
Auto Machine s
Most of the Crowd
Had Left the City by
Following the big parade of \ ester
i .lav the visiting tiro companies began
to leave Harrisburg almost as fast as
: they had invaded the city in the
'noniing. The greatest crowd the city
lias ever entertained came and went
with practically no disorder. To be sure
there was a jam and a crush at the
railroad station?, hut that was to bo
, expected as unavoidable.
At least ninety per cent, of the men
and musicians, who took part IU the
parade, left the city before midnight.
Those few companies remaining ox
i pec tod to take part, in to-day's eon
tests or lo make vi-its of several days.
Man . of the 100,000 out of town
>pectators of the parade also depart?
-tv**ore midnight.
It was a gigantic task on the part
of transportation orti mis to handle the
crowds and Elaborate policing arrange
ments were necessary, but definite
lanes of traffic were maintained on the
streets and through tiie railroad sta
tions and the rowd was handled wit i
friction reduced to a minimum.
Before departure however, the crowd
had a jolly time on the streets iu the
j central part of the city. Confetti fell
1 about like snow, noise-making tovs
j were everywhere, impromptu band*
with toy instrument- were orgauiied
and paraded the streets. By 8 o'clock
last evening pedestrians used the mid
dle of the streets. Policemen were
lenient and were called on to repri
mand but a few. Band concerts at the
various tire company houses attraete Y
not a few of the people from tio
Most of the Delegate? Gone
Fire compauies ■ marching back of
I their bands to the railway • i-.tioa.- add
led picturesque scenes in the evening.
To-day the city looked com; 'trativei -r
deserted, knots of sue on street cor
ners taking the place of hundreds yes.
terday. Most of the delegates to the
convention left the city la i nigiii. ;n
did the o ii.-ers of tne Ht;«:e a<so iation.
Various fire companie are arranging
entertainment for the remaining
guests to-night. The Humane l- n e Com
pany band, of Reading, will an
open air concert at the Hope house th'u
Many delegates were disappointed
because an additional supply of guest
badges did not arrive in the city in
I time for dis-trlbuton. Kightcen hun
i dred have been ordered and, .t is ex-
Continued mi Fifteenth I'ntfP.