Pirates. Jack-Miller, Pittsburgh first
baseman, got a triple and a double.
The great pitching duel of April
between Ernie Seaton and Nap
Rucker, in which thefdrmer beat the1
Brooklyn star 1 to- 0, was repeated
at Brooklyn yesterday, when the
young Philadelphia hurler again beat
the Superbas by the same score. The
winning run came in the second,
when Magee sinfiled, took third on
Dolan's hit and came home on Doo
lan's sacrifice fly. Seaton gave only
five hits and fanned eight (batters.
Rucker allowed seven bit sand whiff
Washington gained undisputed
possession of first place;h the Amer
ican League by -trimming Chance's
Yanks: The New Yorkers made a
game rally, coming within one of
tying 'Ithe score in the seyenth by
counting four runs. Washington
scored its last .rimin the eighth.
Fisher was hit hard by Washington.
Tom Hughes, the ' National pitcher,
wayered in" the seventh, but fanned
Caldwell for the third out with' the
bases.'Joaded. Ainsmith made four
hits for Washington and McBride
two. Chase led the Yanks with three
bingles. Daniels poled a pair.
The worId!s champions reversed on
the Athletics yesterday, driving in
four runs in the ninth inning and
copping the game. Chief Bender was
the pitcher o feel the weight of the
Red Sox attack. The Indian is not
in shape and is useless, to Mack at
the present time. He relieved Brown,
who had been hammered in the early
stages of the game. Foster, Bedient,
Leonard and Wood pitched for Bos
ton. The first three were hit hard.
Philadelphia loaded the sacks with
one out in the ninth; but Wood re
tired the side without a score. Gard
ner of Boston and" Oldring of the
Macks each made three hits. One of
Oldring's was a homer. Twenty-six
hits, including five doubles, two trip
les and a homer were registered dur
ing the game.
Thirteen hits only produced three
runs for the Browns, but Weilman's
fine pkitching made tnis enougn ior
the Rt. Louis crowd to beat Detroit.
Weilman, who held Detroit to seven
hits, was not scored on after tne nrst
inning. StovalTand Crawford were
the hitting stars. Joe Lake pitched
Does Detroit need Cobb? Well,
Jennings j used Dubuc, a pitcher to
bat for High in the ninth, and High
is taking Cobb's place. Figure your
Mr. Ed "Barrett now has definitely
decide'd to wind up his business af- .
fairs preparatory to moving to Joliet.
We are sorry, indeed that Mr. Bar
rett is leaving Chicago. He always
was so fragrant a source of hews
while with us.
Seldom did Mr. Barrett and one or
two of his friends gather together
but' the result was worth a good deal
of space. , " v
Mr. Barrett,.however, will not leave
us immediately. He desires to stay,
in oun, midBt long enough to tell ,
twelve of his particular friends how
Frank Witt happened to die.
Professor J. Laurence Laughlin
was initiated into the Ananias Club
yesterday to the accompaniment of
the regular rites.
Prof. LTaughlin's popularity among
business men and other liars makes
his rapid rise in the councils bf the
club almost certain.
Last night we saw Rev. Elmer L.
Williams give a poor devil of a
woman who was down and out a
helping hand and then we woke up. '
" Andy Lawrence, .our well-known
cotillion leader, is reported to be suf
fering from a severe chill in the
region of the feet.
An ofd-lady, wishing.to pay a com
pliment to the preaching of the1 new.
vicar, wld him, "Really, sir, we didn't ,
know wnat sin was until you canie
to the parish!" -L -
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