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Philadelphia hung to the trail of
the Giants by trimming the Reds
twice. Alexander barely shaded
Suggs in. the.iirst game. In the sec
qnd Seaton breezed along while his
mates hopped Mordecai Brown. Cra-
vath tore off two-homers and a single
m the second, Becker got a triple and
single and Luderus double and sin
gle. Four Brooklyn pitchers were whal
ed for 19 hits by the Pirates. Brook
lyn also batted strongly, McQuillan
going to the rescue of Cooper. Hans
Wagner, the decrepit cuss, cracked
a homer and triple, Carey a triple
and three .singles, Mike Mitchell a
double and two singles and Jack Mil
ler three singles. Cutshaw of Brook
lyn, got a couple of doubles. Carey
caught eight flies in left -field.
; Cy Morgan of the Kansas City
team has been' bought by the Cincin
jjatl Beds and he will report in the
East. Monday. Morgan was turned
back' to the minors by the .Athletics
because he wouldn't keep-la condi
tion, but has been doing great work.
William H. Locke, president of the
Philadelphia National League club,
died suddenly yesterday near Atlan
tic City. He was thought to be recov
ering from illness which almost re
sulted in his death in February.
Locke was formerly secretary of the
Pirates and went to Philadelphia
when Horace Fogel was ousted.
Pitcher Roy Mitchell of the St.
Louis Browns has been suspended
for five days because of his pugilistic
actions toward Ump O'Laughlin in
New York a few days ago.
Jack Coombs of the Athletics, who
was gradually rounding to form after
a siege of typhoid, was struck on the
knee by a liner from Oldring's bat
during practice in Cleveland yester
day and will not be able to pitch for
at least a week.
Standard Oil earned $20,000,000
more this year than last. When the
TJ. S. Supreme Court killed that trust
it surely went to Heaven. j
HE KILLED HAROLD SHAW
Champaign, III., Aug. 15. Gust
Penman, son of wealthy Champaign
county farmer, hunted for two days
as the murderer of Harold A. ShawJ
University of Illinois student, was ar
rested at Ridgefarm, a village near
Danville. Penman confessed his'
"Auto-mania" will probably '. be
Penman's defense. He says he had
been drinking and he wanted Shaw's
car because it was faster than his
own, therefore he killed him. .
"I thought I could get away," he
said. "I wanted to go- to. South
America. I didn't have much money,
but I just wanted to get away. But
I couldn't forget what I :had. done:
The-thing got on my nerves. I just
seemed to be going, around in a cir- '.
cle. I haven't' slept at all. I would
just as soon die as go on like this.
"I wanted to see my parents.. I
could easily have gotten away from
the old man who recognized me and
arrested me, but I wanted to go
home. I don't know why I did it. The
drinks, maybe, and then I wanted his
'Yellow Devil.' It was faster than our
car. Something just told me to kill
him. I Bhot him twice."
Precautions were taken to prevent'
any mob demonstrations against
Penman when -he was brought to the
jail, but there was no trouble.
SUFFRAGE KILLED AGAIN
London, Aug. 15. Woman suf-'
frage killed for third time in three
years in British Parliament, the com
mons defeating, by an overwhelming
majority, bill giving the vote to
6,000,000 women householders and
wives of householders.
Chanchellor of the Exchequer
David Lloyd-George stated that this
nrt'nn was due entirely to the "or
ganized lunacy" of the Women's So- '
cial and Political Union, which had
entered upon the fiercest campaign
militancy in the. histor yof Eng