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f WEATHER I tWBETTLED TO NIOHT / AND TO MOREOW I DftalVf4 Rrport. P>f« <1 S&WSS.*" VOL. 76—NO. 110. BOSTON VICTORIOUS, SCORE OF 1 TOO, IN THE SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Great Pitchers' Battle Between Plank and James, in Which the Boston Man Gets the Better of the Argu ment in the Early Stages WEATHER FINE FOR BASEBALL Crowd Equal to That 1 of Yesterday. Arrives Early At Shibe Park —Ticket Scalpers andj Builders of Housetop Grandstands Win in Court Sjr Auoctatotf Shibe. Fark, Philadelphia, Oct. to. Boscon won tc-day's game with the Philadelphia Athletics by a score of 1 to O. The onlv run was in the ninth in cms. Boston now has two games in the series and the Athletics none. THE COMPLETE SCORE BOSTON * R. H. O. A. E i Mann, rf ...... ft 2 0 fl 0 Ever*. 2b ) 2 1 4 0 lather. It' ft n 2 0 0 t Whined. •t' 0 0 1 0 0 6>. en i;. lb .... D 112 t 0 Go.v-iy 0 i> $ I 0 CS! irar.ville, ss .. . ft « 1 1 5 1 (Deal. 3b 1 1 2 2 0 Jin.- I) 0 0 1 0 Totals 1 7 21 1« 1 athletivs. R. H O. A. E. Murphy, rf ft 0 2 0 ft O' trill.'. 11' ft ft ft 0 0 Collins. 2b ft 1 2 ft Biker. 3b 0 ft 2 4 0 -M.lnn s. lb 0 ft 7 0 1 Strunk. ' ft i» 4 0 0 Birry. »* ft ft 2 5 0; Schscg. c 0 1 5 2 1 1' sink, p i> ii o 1 ft xWaish it 0 0 il o Totas "ft ~2 27 14 ~2 xßatted for Plans in ninth. R. H. E. Bo*: in "oftftftft ft ft 1 1 7 1 A'hlet - . ft ft ft oftftft 0 0 0 2 1 Two-base h -■>. Scimng. Deal. Double play* Maranviile to Kv-rs to Schmidt.' Base* n: ba s, „e p l«n. 4. off .lames. A o-. bv Plank. •>; In- Jumes. $ Hit ■ [>.tcher, Maranvie. Passed | balls. Schang. - Shioe Park. Philadelphia. Oct. Ift. The Boston Brav.v. X?nonal league pennant w.unefs, v -torious in the open ing .if the world's series campaign of 1914. gave battie upon; Siri.e fieU 3gain to-dav wit>h roe Phiia de.-_>hia Ar:.et:"S. Twenty thoii«sn.| .er »i>us vi»w>M the fray au 1 cheered the American League champions ' their; efforts to i rn the fortunes of battle in their favor and thereby place the. two TOCtender< for the season's base bail honors on even terms. To-day s game was almost crucial for tne Athlct s. A defewt meant tha/t Boston would open their two-day home stav in Fenway Park ou \(on>iav witih oaty two more victories needed to . riin.-h the b g title in baseball, while, the Athletics would be for-e.l to strog j pie desperately to take four full gajnea | to w: n the world's sene*. Betting was even late to-day on the outcome of the I eerie#. ■'We have looked the Avbleties over: i taken their measure in the first game and beaten up their big gun. Bender," sa d Manager Stai lings. of the Boston club before the game. ' 'We will win the series. It's Tyler or James to-dav. Either can make the Athletics throw their bats awav." The Athletics looked to Eddie Planlc's cross-fire to crumple up the Boston on slaught to-.lay. The veteran southpaw ftinger was (Manager Mack's early eioice for the firing line. "We'll be out there to-day fighting all the way." said Jack Barry, short stop of the Athletics. "Our club ■ omea , ba»k quickly after defeat and we won t look ike the same t-eam when we J get to hitting." The day was built for baseball. The j sun dried up the moist clouds during 1 the morning and shone brilliantly upon 1 the »oft greens of the in and outfields. The two tea.ms went about their bat ting and fieidiag practice with zest and a degree of speed and artnanship that promised a smart and grimly fought contest. Plank and Sc'nang were announced as the batteries for the Athletics; James and Gowdy were announced as the batteries for Boston. FIRST INNING First Half—Plank's first serve was a ball, curve breaking wide of the plate. The next one came over for a strike. Mann out. Collins to Mrlnnis. Collins took the ball ba< k of aeeond on the grp.ss and made a fast play on the run rer. Evers scratched an infield single, •which Plank could not get in time to j wake a throw. Cather fanned on'three ; |>itc4»e«l balls. Whitted walked. Plank I \ mCSB % «k St at- 4tKmmlnkpenktii LINE-UP OF TEAMS FOR TO-DAY'S GAME The line-up at the start of to-day's game follows: BOSTON ATHLETICS Mann, rf. Murphy, rf. Evers. '2b. Oldring. If. Cather. If. Collins, 2b. Whitted, cf. Baker. 3b. Sehmidt, lb. Mclnnis, lb. Gowdy, c. Strunk, cf. Maranviile, ss. Barry, ss. Deal, 3b. Schang, c. James, p. Plank, p. Umpires: Hildebrand behind bat: Byron on bases; Klem and Dineeu on left and right field foul lines. MANAGER CONNIE MACK Leader of Athletics Who Are Battling for Championship made a kick when Hildebrand called the last pitci a bail. Schmidt died out to Stru::k. No runs, one hit, one error. Second Half—lames" first ball was an inshoot. but it was *oo low. The second was a strike. Murphy walked. Murphy was out when James threw wildly to Schmidt, who quickly recov ered the ball and threw to Maranville, who took a r e of Murphy. Oldring out. I>ea! to Schmidt. Peal also threw out Collins. No run?, no hits, no errors. SECOND INNING First Half—Gowdy was given a 'hand when he came to bat. Plank fooled Gowdy on the first oue. which was a siow curve. Gowdy walked. Plank was unable to control his wide curves. Maranville sacrificed, Baker to Melunis. Plank took Deal's smash and I tossed to Baker, who threw to Collins, who ton lie i Gowdy as he tried to slide back to second. Deal stole second. Deal was almost caught between the lases, but Schang's tarow was a little wide, so that Mclnnis was not in posi tion to throw to second before Deal made the bag Schang threw wild to catch Deal off second, but Barrv saved him an error with a high jumping catch. James fanned. No runs, no hits, no errors. Second Half —Baker fouled out to Schmidt. James worked a fast one and a quick-breaking spitter ou the Athletics. Mclnnis fanned. Strunk also was a strikeout victim. No runs, no hits, no errors. THIRD INNING First H^lf—Barry threw out Mann. It was a slow roller and Barry only got the bail after a hard ruu. His snap throw had Minn by only a few feet at the bag. Evers singled solidly to cen ter after having two strikes called on him. It was his second hit. Evers was almost picked off tirst by Schang, l but Mclnnis dropped the ball. Gather out on a fly to Baker. Evers tried to steal but Whitted fouled off a ball. Evers out. stealing Schang to Coliins, It was a pitch out and Evers was caught ten feet of the bag. No runs, one hit, no errors. Second Half—Barry flie«l out to I Cather. Schang also flew out to <"ather,' who took the ball over near the left! field line. The crowd gave the veteran Eddie Plank a big hand when he came to plate. Piank out, on three straight strikes. No runs, no hits, no errors. FOURTH INNING First Half—Whitted out on a tower-; ing fly to Strunk. Schmidt smashed a i single to right field after the count on him was three and two. Gowdy out, on aAy to Murphy. Maranville sent a singie to right, Schmidt going to sec ond. Barry ma te a wonderful stab of I Deal 's high bounder and touched sec- i ond forcing Maranville. The bail was almost a sure hit on which Schmidt could have easily scored. Xo runs, two' hits, no errors. Second Half—James took Murphy's weak roller and tossed him out. Old-' ring couldn't fathom James' speed and struck out. Maranville threw Collins out at first. James' pitching was gilt edged he had not allowed a hit in the i first four innings and had sent the 1 HARRISBURG. PA.. SATURDAY pVEXING, OCTOBER 10. 1914—12 PAGES. ! Athletics' batters back to the bench in 1. -. 3 order. No ruus, no hits, no er i rors. FIFTH INNING First Half—James struck out. Vlanu shot a hot single over second base. Evers flied out to Strunk. Mann ran down to second but got back to first before St-unk's throw reached the bas:. Harry took Cather's grounder and tossed to Collins forcing Mann. No runs, one hit, no errors. Second Half—Baker flew out to Whitted. Mclnnis fanned for his sec ond time. Strnnk also struck out for the second time, which made six strike out for James. No ruus. no hits, no errors. SIXTH INNING First Half —Whitted popped out to Collins. Schmidt threw his shoulder into the way of a slow ball ami start ed to walk to first but the umpire called him back. Schmidt fled out to Murphy who had to go up near the fence to make the catch. Gowdy walk ed on four pitched balls. Maranville was hit with a pitched ball. Baker took Deal's roller and touched third forcing Gowdy. No runs, no hits, no errors. Second Half— : Maranv ll e threw out Barry at first. Schang got a two-bagger to left. It was the Athletics' first hit. He was almost caught at second but a good s'op saved him. Schang was out | when the boll got away from Gowdy who quickly got it and threw the Ath letiv catcher out at third. Maranville tossed out Plank. No runs, oue hit, no error. SEVENTH INNING First Half—James struck out for the third time. Mann struck out. Sjhang to Mclnnis. Baker threw out Evers. No runs, no hits, no errors. Second Half —Murphy fanned. Evers tossed out Oldring. Coliins beat out an infield hit. Collins was picked off first base. James to Schmidt. No runs, one hit, no error. EIGHTH INNING First Half—Barry threw out Cath -1 er. Mclnnis saved Barrv from a wild throw. Whitted was safe when Mcln ni dropped Barry's perfect throw Bar ry getting an assist. Whitted was forced at second Collins taking Schmidt's grounder and tossing to Barry. Gowdy fouled out to Strunk. No | runs, no hies, one error. | Seoond Half —Evers tossed out Ba ker. It was announced the official fig ures for attendance were the same as yesterday. Maranville dropped Mcln nis" foul. Mclnnis fouled out to Deal. Strunk out. Evers to Schmidt. No runs, no hits, one error. NINTH INNING First Haif—Barrv threw out Mar anville. Deal got a two bagger over Strunk s head. Deal stole third ,when Schang threw to Barry to catch him napping. James struck out for the fourth time. Deal scored ou Mann's hit which was just out of Collins' reach. Mann went to second on a pass ed ball. Evers walked. Evers was out lat second, Barrv taking Cather's | smash, tossing to. Collins. One run, two ! hits, one error. j Second Half—Barry walked. Schang struck out, Barry going to second. Walsh batting for Piank. Scorer gave , Barry a stolen base. A double play : ended the inning, Maranville took Mur phy's grounder and touched second forcing W r alsh. He then threw out Murphy at first. No runs, no hits, no errors. Philadelphia, Oct. 10.—With on« victory safely tucked away the Boston Braves met the Philadelphia Americans in the second game of the world's se ries to-day with added confidence and a grim determination to make it two straight. The Athletics, although de feated in tne initial struggle, were equally determined to even the series and they were not a whit discouraged. The ticket speculating fraternitv won a legal victory when habeas corpus proceedings forced the release of those arrested for vending admission tickets I yesterday. Few tickets for to-day's game, however, were in the hands of | the speculators when the hour for the staging of the contest arrived. Many purchasers secured barga.ns in ticket's yesterday when at the last moment the holders found that they would be un able to use the high priced pasteboards. ! Every one who had a ticket to-day ! seemed determined to use it to see the game or had friends who would. The builders of miniature grand stands on housetops overlooking the grounds also scored in a legal tilt with ; the police and building inspectors when i it was discovered that taev could not be forced to tear down their stands. — King Charles, of Rumania, Dies Petrograd, Oct. 10, Via London, 6.12 P. M.—King Charles, of Rumania, is dead. Amsterdam. Oct. 10, Via London. 6.30 P. M.—A telegram received here j from Vienna says* that King Charles, of Rumania, died Chis morning. ANTWERP FALLS; GERMANS NOW OCCUPYING THE CITY IIHBHK NOW H TO MIL Four Visiting Fire Com panies Remaining in the City Will Depart To-day j COST $50,000 FOR ENTERTAINMENT Finance Committee of the Firemen's Union to Meet on Monday Even ing to Settle Up Convention Affairs —To-night Last for Street Lights Four lire companies out of the nue hundred or more that were in tue city for the State firemen's convention re mained in the city this morning. Fakirs closed up street stands and decorations began to coiue down from I individual buildings. To-night will be the last night for the decorative light ing of the street. Members of the Harrisburg Fire men's Union began closing up the business affairs of the convention this morning. Howard O. Ho'stein, chair man of the finance committee of the I nion, has called a meeting of his committee for Monday evening at the headquarters. 420 Market street. Mr. Hoistein this morning estimated the total expenditure for every pur pose for entertaining the convention at the round figure of $50,000. The great est expenditure was that of the fire men s union, which will reach some i thing over $9,000. The two biggest j items in this were for the badges and prises for the parade and contests. Checks were the prize uiouey were mailed out this marning. How the Money Wu Spent I The money spent by the fourteen in dividual fire companies in 'he citv will average SI,OOO. Four of the com panies spent considerably more than that amount in eutertajnment, in the j hiring of bands for two days and in decorations. In several instances bands alone cost nearly $«00. Street decora tions cost the Harrisburg Chamber of ! Commerce something over $2,000. Fig ured also in that estimate of $50,000 is the money spent by local merchants and business men in decorating their places of business, j Chairman Holstein announced that all outstanding bills against the fire men 's Union must be presented before Monday noon, in order that the busi- Continued on Second Pa are. 50 CENTSNETS HIM $1,200 York Fireman Who Won Chanced Off Apparatus and Horses Assured or Profitable Sales •Samuel Sloat, of York, who won the chemical fire apparatus and the two well-bred horses that were chanced off by the Union Fire Company, of York, during tne firemen's convention here, is surely a lucky man which was proved not only by tthe fact thai he won the outfit but that he has found ready buy ers for it at his own price. The Union j Company got rid of the apparatus De cause it now owns an auto engine. Almost as soon as the winner of the team and hose -art was announced, the York Transfer Company gave Mr. Sloat a bid for the horses and soon afterward an out-of-town lire company purchase.! Che apparatus, whkih is in very good ; condition. Thus by running a chance of losing fifty cents. Mr. Sloat won tne outfit which he is assured of selling for sl,- 200. He is to get SSOO for tine horses and S7OO for the apparatus. Mr. Sloat said that this was the easiest monev ; that he ever made. He left Harrisburg i to-day with his prize, going to Y'ork, where he will deliver them to their new 1 owners. HUMMEL HIRT IX ALTO ( RASH Deputy Prothonotary Hurled Through Windshield of Car Elmer C. Hummel, of Steelton, a i deputy under Henry F. Holler, l>au phin county's Prothonotary, thi* morn- I ing received treatment at the Hurris burg hospital for lacerations on his forehead and the bridge of his nose and contusions on the forehe&ii and left 1 side of his face. He reported for duty to-day with his head in bandages. The deputy . said he was injured in an auto acci dent at a sharp turn of the Chamber Hill road, while returning from a trip to Hummelstown last night. 1 At the turn of the road, Mr. Hummel j said, the steering gear failed to work | properly and he was thrown through j the glass windshield, shot between the | bars of the fence and landed on a rock lin a field. The steering wheel pre i vented the chauffeur from being thrown out of the car in a like manner. The machine crashed against an em bankment but was not damaged. After the accident the run home was made i in the same car. EITT Of ANTWERP IIIU FLUES I Appalling Loss of Life Attends the Inces sant Cannonading by the German Troops AWFUL HAVOC DONE BY SHELLS i i Over Quarter Million People Flock i Through Roads Into Open Country In Efforts to Escape From Terrible Effects of German Guns London, Oct. 10, 3.50 A. M.—A dispatch to the "Daily Express " from Antwerp says: "The bombardment of Antwerp continued throughout Thursday, in creasing tremendously in fury toward 5 o clock in the afternoon, knormous : damage was done in the southern quar ; ter of the city, the German shells | spreading tire and death over a large area. The cathedral, (the church of Xortre Dame), was only slightly dam aged Thursday. The shells set tire to more than fifty oil stands along the river and the far-reaching glare from this great fire added to the panic ■ among the people remaining in the ' city. Populace Flees to Country j "There are over a quarter of a mil lion .persons flocking through the roads into the open country in an effort to ; escape. At S o'clock Thursday evening a rain of lyddite and naphtha shells I fell and at midnight the whole town ; seetned to be burning. At 3 o'clock Friday morning all the , hack part of the city was a mass of ».iifcnuu The cannonade was incessant until 5 o'clock Friday tnomHig when there was a short lull." "The loss of life in the city is ap : palling. The aristocratic suburb of Berchem has been ruined. The southern Continued on Second EXPECTED PORTUGAL WILL DECLARE WAR ON GERMANY .. London, Oct. 10, 12.52 P. M.—ln ; a dispatch from Amsterdam the corre spondent of the Exchange Telegraph j Company says that the Bureau Wein , :<hr, a semi-official news agency, asserts I that a declaration of war on Germany | by Portugal is expected in Berlin at ! any moment. 32 GERMAN SHI PS REPORTED j BLOWN UP IN ANTWERP PORT London, Oct. 10, 3 A. M.—An Am sterdam dispatch to the Reuter Tele 1 gram Company says that 3 2 German I merchant ships, including a large num ■ ber of steamers, have been up I in the port of Antwerp. GERMANS IX POSSESSION OF ENTIRE ANTWERP FORTRESS London, Oct. 10, 5.55 P. M. —In a dispatch from Amsterdam the corres- I pondent of the Reuter Telegram Com : pany says a message from Berlin con veys a report issued from general j army headquarters, dated October 10 'at 11 a. m. saying the entire fortress ; of Antwerp, including all the forts, is j in possession of the Germans. DEATH OF DR. MUDGE, SR. Father of Pine Street Presbyterian Pas tor Dies This Morning The Rev. Dr. Lewis H. Mudge, fa ! ther of the Rev. Dr. Lewis 8. Mudge, j pastor of the Pine Street Presbyterian J church, this city, died this morning at : his home in East Downingtown as the | result of an operation. He was 72 i years of age. Cardinal Ferrata Dies Rome, Oct. 10. —Cardinal Dominic Ferrata, the papal secretary o>t state, i died to-day. Cardinal Ferrata was stricken with j appendicitis soon after his appoint ment by Pope Benedict on September 4 to the office of papal secretary of state. The cardinal was born at Monte fiscone, Italy, in 1847. Cornell, 7; Indians, O, First Half By A*9octated Press, Ithaca, X. Y., Oct. 10.—The foot ball game between Cornell and the Car lisle Indians at the end of the first half in the annual game this afternoon was Cornell, 7j Carlisle, 0. Belgians Could No Longer With stand the Terrific Cannonad ing From the Big Guns of the Kaiser—Surrendered to the Latter i s Forces at 2.30 Yes terday Afternoon —Last and Strongest Citadel of Belgium Has Fallen Before the Rain of Shells Which Began to De scend on the City at Midnight of Wednesday Bu Associated Press. London, Oct. 10, 12.15 P. M.—The British War Office announces that Antwerp was evacuated by the Belgians yesterday. The Hague, Oct. 10, via London, 12.10 P. M.—Antwerp surrendered to the Germans at 2.30 p. m. Friday, Octo ber 9. The war flag was removed from the cathedral and a white flag raised in its place at 9a. m. The actual sur render took place five and one half hours later. London, Oct. 10, 11.27 A. M.—An official Berlin dis patch via Marconi wireless confirms the report that Ant werp has been occupied. The official announcement of the fall of Antwerp, given out at German general head quarters late last night and transmitted here via Marconi wireless says: "This forenoon several forts of the inner line of the fortifications of Antwerp have fallen. The town since midday has been in our possession. The commander and the garrison evacuated the fortifications. Only a few forts are still occupied by the enemy and they are without influ ence on our position in Antwerp." London, Oct. 10, 2.45 A. M.—The situation in Antwerp is terrible, according to a dispatch to the Routed Telegram Company from Hulst, Belgium, sent at midnight. Many streets have been destroyed in the bombardment and the populace, panic-stricken and driven from the homes, are sleeping in the roads with their children and old people in the outlying districts. There is no means of departing by railway. Antwerp, tho one stronghold that remained to the Belgians after the loss of Liege and Namur, has fallen before the Germans nnder General Von Beseler. The siege occupied ten days. No details of the German occupation have been made known. A dispatch from The Hague says that the city surrendered at 2.30 o'clock Friday afternoon. A German official communication coming bv way of London savs that the "town since midday (Friday) has been in our possession." The British War Office announces that "Antwerp was Continued on Seventh Page. TOOK GERMANS JUST TEN DAYS TO DESTROY HEAVY ANTWERP FORTIFICATIONS London, Oct. 10.—The siege of Ant werp, which culminated in its fall on Friday, October 9, began on .September 29, ao that the Germans took just ten •lays to reduce the formidable fortifica tions which surrounded the temporary capital of the Belgians. The Germans had, however, for a long time previous perpared the way for the attack on Antwerp by taking up guns in that vicinity. The first direet attack on Antwerp fortifications was against tjhe forts at Weaihem and Wavre-Bt. Catherines. These were reduced in a couple of days 'bv the aid of the big siege guns. Meanwhile the forts at Lierre and Koningshoyckt had also been attacked and otners outside the line of fortifica tions were taken last week. Fighting Advances to Inner Line The la«t few days has seen the fight ing advance to the inner line of forts and along the Scheldt, principally at Schoonaede. At the last named place severe fighting occurred for several days, but the superior artillery of the Germans gradually forced the Belgians back until the last day or two the fighting had reachea practically the sub urbs of Antwerp. On Wednesday, October 7, came re ports that the Belgian government watt moving to Ostend and that day also brought reports that the population was fleeing in terror and panic toward the Holland frontier. Zeppelin bomb attacks, which did much damage and killed scores of people, added to the terror of the inhabitants. The German forces which have taken Antwerp -are Coilliunl oa ScTeitk Pass. ] POSTSCRIPT PRICE, ONE CENT. FRENCH BATTLE FRONT IS MAINTAINED IN SPITE OF ii SOME VIOLENT ATTACKS Paris, Oct. 10, 3.11 P. M.—The fol i ! lowing official announcement was given ■ J out in Paris this afternoon: . I ''The fighting continues under sat isfactory conditions. Our entire bat ] tie front has been maintained in spite i j of violent attacks of the enemy at sev i j eral points. Our our left wing in the i region included beitween Labassee, Ar mentieres and Oassel, the fighting be | tween the opposing forces of cavalry 11 has been confused because of the na 'jture of the terrain. | "To the north of the Oise our troop? ' have attained real advantages at sev [ eral places in their zone of action. In the region of !St. Mihiel we have made | material progress. "As to Belgium it is announced that j Antwerp was taken yesterday. The i conditions under winch this place wai ■ occupied by the enemy are, however, 1 not yet known. , , "In Russia very spirited fighting i continues on the frontier of Bast . Prussia where Kussiau troops have had partial successes. They have occupied the town of Lyck (in Bast Prussia). '' The siege of Przemysl continues , under conditions favorable for the Bus , sians, who have taken by assault one i of the forts of the main line of de [ fence." i Decrease In Unfilled Steel Tonnage . New York, Oct. 10. —The unfilled , tonnage of the United States Steel Oor . poration on Setpember 30 totalled 3,- 787,667 tons, a decrease of 425,664 tons from August.