Sweeney and Jackson, with two J
hits cach,were factors in Bos
ton's victory over Reds.
Hub Perdue was better than
Frill and Humphries.
Perdue would have let the Reds
down with one run, but Kirke, on
third, threw the ball away when
the bases were loaded, allowing
the Reds to tie.
Cleveland set Boston down a
peg, hammering the offerings of
O'Brien and Hall to all corners of
Joe Jackson pasted four hits
and scored four runs, Olson safe
tied three times, and Lajoje and
Johnson, the Naps' new first
baseman, each got .a pair of hits.
Red Sox were ragged in field-'
ing, erring five times. ,
Bob Groom held Detroit safe
while his mates pounded Lake'
and Works hard enough to win.
Batting of Gandil, who poked a
double and' single and scored'
twice, and the base running of
Mpeller, who pilfered three times,
featured the game.
Cobb, Deal and Kocher banged;
loose two hits each, all that were
made by the Tigers. One of T-y's!
was a triple.
Promoters of Elgin road race;
announce that militiamen will'
guard the course at two-day,
speed" carnival. Usual corps of
ambulances and doctors will be'
present at the '"sport."
The- New York state athletic'
commission refuses to give a defi
nite decision as to whether ifwill"
allow the proposed match be
Hv.cn joe Jeanne tte and Jack
Johnson will be able to stand
the disappointment if the .com
mission finally turns the bout
down.. Jeannette can give the
champ a real fight and Jack
Leach Cross walloped Tommy
O'Keefe before St Nicholas A.
G,New York, last night O'Keefe
was groggy when the jgong rang
at the end of the tenth round.
SOMEBODY-LIED WHO ?
Washington, Aug. 22. Either
Senator. Boies Penrose of Penn
sylvania or Geo. B. Cortelyou,
former national chairman of the
Republican party, is a liar. -
This is the net result of the ex
planation as to how he came to
accept $25,000 from John D.
Archbold of Standard Oil made
in the Senate by Penrose.
Penrose said that Standard Oil
gave $125,000 to the campaign
fund in 1904, and tha Roosevelt
and Cortelyou not only accepted
this, but wrote to Archbold that
they'd like to have $150,000
Cortelybu, under oath, swore
that he had never heard of Arch
bold or any of his associates giv
ing anything to' the Republican
Col. Robsevelt also has brand-
tA T'nrnc'c pvnlanatmn nc n lip
And he has produced letters w
showing that he gave Cortelyou
positive instructions not to accept
contributions from Standard Oil".
The Senate committee now in
vestigating the campaign of 1904 .
and 1908 will try to decide who is
the Han Senator Moses Clapp is
chairman of this committee
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