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and four hours, and the best day's run was 341 miles. The Hamburg came in second May 30 and the Valhalla third May 31. The day and hour of the arrival of each yacht at the finish off the Lizard were as follows:
Atlantic—May 29. 9:16 p. m.
Hamburg—May 30, 7:21 p. m.
Valhalla—May 31, 8:03 p. m.
Endymion—May 31, 9:34 p. m.
Hildegarde—May 31, 10:08 p. m.
Sunbeam—May 31, 11:40 p. m.
Fleur-de-Lys—June l, 2:48 a. m.
Ailsa—June 1, 4:25 a. m.
Utowana—June 1, 5:06 a. m.
Thistle—June 1, 12:45 p. m.
Attache—June 5, 10:20 a. m.
THE LIPTON CUP.
The sixth contest for the silver cup donated by Sir Thomas Llpton to the Columbia Yacht club of Chicago, to be competed for annually by 21-foot cabin-class yachts, took place Aug. 17, 19 and 20. 1907, on Lake Michigan at Chicago. The first race was over an equilateral triangle of six miles sailed twice over; the second was over a windA'ard and leeward course of six nautical miles, two miles to the leg and repeat; the third was over a quadrangular course of twelve miles. Following is the official time of each race:
Yacht and skipper. Start. Finish. Time.
C. A. A. (Price) 2:15 4:13:36 1:58:36
Jackson Park (Simonton) 2:15 4:17:20 2:02:20
Cherry Circle (Avery) 2:15 4:17:40 2:02:40
Quien Sabe (Holmes) 2:15 4:25:44 2:09:44
Yo San (Burdette) 2:15 4:26:07 2:11:07
Percentages: C. A. A., 100; Jackson Park, 50; Cherry Circle, 33.3; Quien Sabe, 25; Yo San, 20.
Yacht. Start. Finish. Time.
Cherry Circle 2:15 4:54:48 2:39-13
Jackson Park 2:15 5:06:05 2:51:05
Quien Sabe 2:15 5:07:10 2:52:10
C. A. A 2:15 5:24:35 3:09:35
Percentages: Cherry Circle, 169; Jackson Park, 1C0; C. A. A., 140; Quien-Sabe, 100; Yo San, 20.
Yacht. Start. Finish. Time.
Cherry Circle 2:30 4:17:43 1:47:43
Jackson Park 2:30 4: 18:15 1:48:15
Quien Sabe 2:30 4:20:30 1:50:30
C. A. A 2:30 4:20:32 1:50:32
Cherry Circle 260 I Quien Sabe 160
Jackson Park 210 Yo San 20
C. A. A ISO1
BECORD OP WINNERS.
1902—La Rita, Chicago. 1903—La Rita, Chicago. 1904—Ste. Claire. Detroit. 1905—Ste. Claire. Detroit. 1906—Cherry Circle, Chicago. 1907—Cherry Circle, Chicago.
THE CANADA CUP.
1896—Won by the Canada of the Royal Canadian Yacht club at Toledo, O.; challenger, the Vencedor.
1899—Won by the Genesee of Rochester, N. Y. (representing the Chicago Yacht club), at Toronto; challenger, the Bearer,
1901—Won by the Invader of the Royal Canadian Yacht club at Chicago, Aug. 10, 12, 13 and 14; defender, the Cadillac of Detroit, representing the Chicago Yacht club.
1903—Won by the Irondequoit of the Rochester (N. Y.) Yacht club at Toronto. Aug. 8, 10, 11, 12 and 13; defender, the Strathcona of the Royal Canadian Yacht club.
1905—Won by the Iroquois of the Rochester (N. Y.) Yacht club at Charlotte, N. Y., Aug. 12, 14, 15 and 18; defender, the Temeraire of the Royal Canadian Yacht club, Toronto. The Temeraire won the second and third contests of the series.
1907—Won by the Seneca of the Rochester (N. Y.) Yacht club at Rochester, Aug. 10, 12 and 13; challenger, the Adele of the Royal Canadian Yacht club.
The series of races for a Cud given by Emperor William for sonderklasse yachts sailed Aug. 13-17, 1907, off Kiel, Germany, resulted in a victory for a German boat, the Wannsee. The Chewink VIII., the Spokane I. and the Marblehead. representing the Eastern Yacht club of the United States, were decisively beaten, failing to finish first in any ot the races.
The Spanish sonderklasse yacht Princess de la Asturias won the cup offered by King Alfonso to the winner of a series of international races at Bilbao. Spain, beginning Sept. 4. Tbe second prize, a cup offered by Queen Victoria, was won by tlio American boat Spokane I.
MICHIGAN CITY RACE
The annual yacht race from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind., was sailed Saturday, June 15, 1907. The Vencedor was first to arrive, but the Chloris, a 30-footer. was the winner on time allowance. Order of finish and time of the first eight boats:
In the annual handicap races of the Western Power Boat association at Chicago Sept. 2, 1907, the association cup was won by the Josephine of the Jackson Park Yacht club and the Campbell cnp by the Nautilus of the Indiana Power Boat club of Michigan City. Ind. The race for the association cup was from the Calumet club around the Hyde Park crib, a distance of 9V2 miles, and that for the Campbell cup was from the mouth of the Calumet river to the four-mile crib and return, a distance of 22 miles. Summaries:
W. P. B. A. cnp. Start. Finish.
Josephine 11:05:00 12:32:40
Manulito 10:56:49 12:03:17
Nautilus 11:08:58 12:04:49
Ralph 10:40:00 12:28:40
Summer Girl 10:45:21 12:07-05
Waubun 10:51:34 12:15:07
Flying Dutchman 10:54:58 12:08:38
Swastika 11:01:30 12:10'13
Crescent 11:02:06 12:21:38
Agnes D 11:00:00 12:13:40
Dub 10:50:00 12:21:41
J. H. Hopp. J. A. Peterson. E. Westgreen. race committee. Fred Clust, starter. Squire Burke, timer,
CHICAGO-MICHIGAN CITY RACE.
Result of motor-boat race from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind.. June 15, 1907:
Boat. Start. Finish.
Pioneer 11:57:33 4:36:00
Quickstep 12:17:49 4:4S:00
Swastika 12:28:16 4:53:00
Eliauq 11:35:00 4:58:00
Kitchi Gammi 12:26:41 6:07:00
Sacajawea 1:14:27 5:08:00
Dixie 12:31:07 5:09:00
8ACES AT PALM BEACH, FLA. In the mile trials of the annual motor-boat regatta at Palin Beach, Fla., Feb. 1. 1907, Commodore E. .1. Schroeder's Dixie went a mile In 2:21. winning the Sir Thomas Dewar trophy. The Dixie also won a live-mile race and the twentymile endurance run for the Wanamaker cup.
INTERNATIONAL RACES. The Dixie, owned by Commodore E. J. Schroeder of the Auto Boat Club of America, won the International Marine Motor cup on Southampton water, England, Aug. 2, 1907, beating its nearest competitor, the Daimler II., by three-quarters of a mile in a thirty-five mile race.
INTERTJNIVERSITY RACES. Figures in parentheses denote order at finish.
June 26. 1896— (1) Cornell. 19:59; (2) Harvard. 20:08: (3) Pennsylvania, 20:18; (4) Columbia, 21:26.
June 25. 1897—(1) Cornell, 20:34; (2) Yale, 20:44; (3i Harvard, 21:00.
July 2. 1897—(1) Cornell, 20:47%; (2) Columbia, 21:20%: (31 Pennsylvania, swamped.
July 2, 1898—(1) Pennsylvania, 15:51%; (2) Cornell, 16:06; (3) Wisconsin, 16:10; (4) Columbia, 16:21.
June 27. 1899—(1) Pennsylvania. 20:04; (2) Wisconsin, 20:05%; (3) Cornell. 20:13: (4) Columbia. 20:20.
June 30, 1900—(1) Pennsylvania, 19:44%; (2) Wisconsin, 19:46%; (3) Cornell, 20:04%; (4) Columbia, 20:08V5: (5) Georgetown, 20:19%.
July 2. 1901—(1) Cornell, 18:53%; (2) Columbia, 18:58; (31 Wisconsin, 19:06%: (4) Georgetown, 19:21; (51 Syracuse, distanced; (6) Pennsylvania, distanced.
June 21. 1902—(1) Cornell. 19:05%; (2) Wisconsin, 19:13%; (3) Columbia. 19:18%; (4) Pennsylvania, 19:26; (5) Syracuse. 19:31%; (6) Georgetown. 19:32.
June 26, 1903—(1) Cornell, 18:57; (2) Georgetown, 19:27; (3) Wisconsin, 19:29%; (4) Pennsylvania, 19:30%; (5) Syracuse, 19:36%; (6) Columbia. 19:54.
June 28. 1904—(1) Syracuse, 20:22%; (21 Cornell, 20:31%; (3) Pennsylvania, 20:32%; (4) Columbia, 20:45%; (5) Georgetown, 20:52%; (6) Wisconsin, 21:01%.
June 28. 1905—(1) Cornell, 20:29%; (2) Syracuse, 21:47%: (3) Georgetown, 21:49; (4) Columbia. 21:53%: (5) Pennsylvania, 21:59%; (6) Wisconsin. 22:06%.
June 23. 1906—(1) Cornell, 19:36%; (2) Pennsvlvania, 19:43%; (3) Syracuse, 19:45%; (4) Wisconsin, 20:13%; (5) Columbia, 20:18%; (6) Georgetown, 20:35.
June 26. 1907—(1) Cornell. 20:02%; (2) Columbia, 20:04: (3) Navy, 20:13%; (4) Pennsylvania, 20:33%; (5) Wisconsin (no time); (6) Georgetown (no time); (7) Syracuse (shell sunk). In 1898 the race took place on Saratoga lake over
a three-mile course: the other contests were on
the four-mile course at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
UNIVERSITY FRESHMAN EIGHTS.
Poughkeepsie course, two miles. June 30. 1900—(1) Wisconsin. 9:45%; (2) Pennsylvania, 9:54%; (3) Cornell, 9:55%; (4) Columbia, 10:08.
July 2, 1901—(1) Pennsylvania. 10:20%; (2) Cornell,
10:23; (3) Columbia, 10:36%: (4) Syracuse, 10:44. June 21, 1902—(1) Cornell, 9:34%; (2) Wisconsin,
9:42%; (3) Columbia, 9:49: (4) Syracuse, 9:53; (5)
Pennsylvania, 10:05. June 26. 1903—(1) Cornell, 9:18; (2) Syracuse, 9:22%;
(3) Wisconsin, 9:32; (4) Columbia, 9:41; (5) Pennsvlvania, 9:45. June 28, 1904—(1) Syracuse, 10:01; (2) Cornell,
10:12%; (3) Pennsylvania, 10:18%; (4) Columbia,
10:28iA. June 28. 1905—(1) Cornell, 9:35%: (2) Syracuse, 9:49;
(3) Columbia, 9:53; (4) Pennsylvania, 9:58%. June 23. 1906—(1) Syracuse, 9:51%; (2) Cornell, 9:55;
(3) Wisconsin, 9:55%; (4) Columbia, 10:07%; (5)
Pennsylvania, 10:13%. June 26. 1907—(1) Wisconsin, 9:58; (2) Syracuse,
10:03; (3) Pennsylvania, 10:04; (4) Columbia,
10:05%; (5) Cornell, 10:07%.
Poughkeepsie course, two miles.
July 2. 1901—(1) Cornell, 11:39%; (2) Pennsylvania,
11:45%; (3) Columbia. 11:51%. June 21, 1902—(1) Cornell, 10:43%; (2) Pennsylvania,
10:54%; (3) Columbia, 11:08. June 26. 1903—(1) Cornell, 10:34; (2) Pennsylvania,
10:35%; (3) Wisconsin, 10:55%; (4) Columbia,
11:14. June 28, 1904—(1) Cornell, 10:53%; (2) Columbia,
11:12%; (3) Pennsylvania, 11:15%; (4) Wisconsin,
11:18%; (5) Georgetown, 11:34%. June 28, 1905—(1) Syracuse, 10:15%; (2) Cornell,
10:17%; (3) Pennsylvania, 10:33%; (4) Columbia,
10:45; (5) Wisconsin, 10:62. June 28, 1906—(1) Cornell, 10:34; (2) Syracuse,
10:48%; (3) Columbia, 10:55%; (4) Pennsylvania,
11:06%. June 26, 1907—(1) Syracuse. 10:37%; (2) Cornell. .10:40; (3) Pennsylvania, 10:49; (4) Columbia, 10:59%.
UNIVERSITY EIGHTS. Loser's
Year. Winner, Time. time.
1870—Yale 22:02 22:33
1877—Harvard 24:36 24:44
1878—Harvard 20:44% 21:29
1S79—Harvard 22:15 23:58
1880—Yale 24:27 25:09
1881—Yale 22:13 22:19
1882—Harvard .20:47 20:50%
1S83—Harvard 24:26 25:59
1884—Yale 20:31 20:46
188u—Harvard 25:15% 26:30:
1886—Yale 20:41% 21:05%
1S87—Yale 22:56 23:14%
1S8S—Yale 20:10 21:24
1889—Yale 21:30 21:65
1890—Yale 21:29 21:40
1891—Harvard 21:23 21:57
1S92—Yale 20:48 21:40
1893—Yale 25:01% 25:15
1894—Yale 22:47 24:40
1895—Yale 21:30 25:15
1899—Harvard 20:52% 21:13
1900—Yale 21:12% 21:37%
1901—Yale 23:37 23:45
1902—Yale 20:20 20:33
1E03—Yale 20:19% 20:29%
1904—Yale 21:40% 22:10
.1905—Yale 22:33% 22:36
1906—Harvard 23:02 23:11
1907—Yale 21:10 21:13
Of the above races the first two were rowed on the Springfield (Mass.) course and the remainder on the New London course, which is four miles
straightaway. There were no dual races in 1896, 1897 and 1898.
HARVARD-YAI.E FRESHMAN EIGHTS.
Two miles. Loser's
Year. Winner. Time. time.
1901—Yale 10:37% 10:58
1902—Dead heat 10:13 10-13
1903—Yale 9:43% 9:48%
1904—Yale 10:20 10:20%
1905—Harvard 9:69 io:04
1906—Yale 10:39% 10:41
1907—Harvard 11:15 11:19
HARVARD-YALE FOUR-OARED RACE.
Two miles. Loser's
Year. Winner. Time. time.
1901—Harvard * 11: 49% 12:02%
1902—Harvard , 11: 19^ 11:25H
1903—Yale 10:59% 11:10%
1904—Harvard 12:12' 12:15
1905— Harvard 11:22 11:27
1906—Yale 12:15 12:21
1907—Yale 12:33 13:15
Yt mile—*:57, single scull, straightaway, Edwin * Henley. Newark. N. J., July 11, 1901. y% mile— *2:0S%, siDgle scull, straightaway, Edwin Henley, Newark, N. J., July 11, 1893.
1 mile—4:28, single sculls straightaway, James Stansbury, with tide, Thames river, England, July 11. 1896; *4:48, single scull, straightaway, Rupert Guineas, Thames river, England, 1893.
2 miles—*9:18. eight oars, straightaway, Cornell freshmen, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., June 26, 1903.
3 miles—*14:27%, eight oars, straightaway. Cornell varsity. New London, Conn., June 25, 1891.
4 miles—18:53%, straightaway, Cornell university, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.. July 2, 1901. •Performance by amateurs.
WISCONSIN VS. SYRACUSE.
In a two-mile race on Lake Mendota at Madison,
Wis., May 31, 1907, the eight-oared crew of the
University of Wisconsin defeated the Syracuse
(N. Y.^ university crew by two lengths in 10:39.
In a race between four-oared crews representing
the same institutions Syracuse won by five lengths
CORNELL VS. HARVARD. The Cornell university crew defeated Harvard on
Lake Cayuga at Ithaca, N. Y., May 30, 1907, by a
boat length in 11:01; The course was two miles
long. AMERICAN ROWING ASSOCIATION RACES. Summary of results in the fifth annual regatta of
the American Rowing association at Philadelphia,
Pa., May 25, 1907 (course 1 mile 550 yards):
First paired-oared shells—Metropolitan Rowing club, New York. W. J. Dunn and F. Fussell, first; University Barge club, Philadelphia, L. P. Carpenter and Lawrence Johnson, Jr., second. Time, 8:26%.
First eight-oared face—New York A. C., first; Bachelor B. C, Philadelphia, second; University of Pennsylvania, third. Time, 6:35%.
Second single sculls—Durando Miller, New York A. C, first; G. B. Hayward, Nassau B. C. second; Joseph Daly, Potomac B. C, Washington, third. Time. 8:28.
Second eight-oared shells—Yale second crew, first; Harvard freshmen, second; University of Pennsylvania freshmen, third. Time, 6:54%.
Octopedes or eight-oared sculls—Vesper B. C, Philadelphia, first; Franklin A. C, second. Time, 6:46%.
Interscholastic eight-oared race—Central II. S., Philadelphia, first; Georgetown H. S., second. Time. 7:05.
First double sculls—New York A. C, first; Pennsylvania B. C. second; West Philadelphia B._C, third. Time, 7:56%.
First four sculls—Philadelphia B. C. first; dead heat for second between the University B. C. and the Undine B. C. Philadelphia. Time, 7:22.
First single sculls—Freas. West Philadelphia B. C, first; William, Philadelphia B. C, second. Time. 8:33.
First four-oared shells—Bachelor B. C, Philadelphia, first: Staten Island, second. Time, 7:31Vj.
Junior collegiate eight-oared race—Yale, first; Cornell, second: Pennsylvania, third; Georgetown, fourth. Time 7:36.
GRAND CHALLENGE CUP., The club representing the Club Nautique de Gand, Belgium, won the grand challenge for the second time at Henley, England, July 5, 1907, by defeating the Christchurch (Oxford) crew by a length in 7:31. Capt. Darrell won the diamond sculls, defeating Alexander McCulloch by a length and a quarter. Time, 9:24.
NATIONAL AMATEUR REGATTA.
At the regatta of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen held at Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 9-10, 1907, tiie Argonaut club of Toronto made the best showing. The Canadians took first place in four races, second in two and third in another. The eight-oared race was won by Philadelphia. Frank Bennett of toe Springfield club won the senior singles and Alec Warnoc of the same club took the intermediate race. The Arundels of Boston won the intermediate four-oared event. SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Webb, the New Zealand sculler, defeated Charles Towns of Australia in a rowing race on the Parramatta river championship course at Sydney, N. S, W., Aug. 3. 1907, thereby winning the world's sculling championship, Charles Towns having previously defeated his brother George for the title. The course of 2 miles 1,560 yards was covered by the winner in 20:07.
Course from Putney to Mortlake, London.
Year. Winner. Time.
1880 Oxford 21:23
18S1 Oxford 21:51
1882 Oxford 20:12
1883 Oxford 2-1:08
18S4 Cambridge 21:39
1885 Oxford 21:36
1886 Cambridge 22:29^
1887 Cambridge 20:52
A888 Cambridge 20'4S
1889 Cambridge 20:14
1890 Oxford 22:03
1891 Oxford 21:48
1892 Oxford 19:21
1893 Oxford 18:47
1894 Oxford 21:39
1895 Oxford 20:50
189G Oxford 20:01
1897 Oxford 19:12
1898 Oxford 22:15
1899 Cambridge 21:04
1900 Cambridge 18:47
1901 r.. Oxford 22:31
1902 (March 22) Cambridge 19:09
1903 (April l) Cambridge 19:32"4
1904 (March 25) Cambridge 21:36
1905 (April 1) Oxford 20:35
1906 (April 7) Cambridge 19:25
1907 (March 16) Cambridge 20:26
Note—The race of 1907 was the sixty-fourth in
the history of the event. The first contest took place in 1845.
AUTOMOBILING. [Compiled by C. G. Sinsabaugh.] RACE FOR EMPEROR'S CUP. , The automobile race for Emperor William's cup was run June 14, 1907, and was won by Nazzaro of Italy in a Fiat In 5 hours 34 minutes and 26 seconds. Hautvast was second and Michel third. The circuit selected for the race covered a distance of 125 kilometers, which had to be traversed four times to complete the distance of 500 kilometers, or about 312 miles. It was in the country adjacent to Homburg, Germany.
THE BENNETT CUP.
There was no race for the Bennett cup in Europe in 1906 or 1907, the classic having been abandoned. Following is the record of the event in previous years: Year. Winner. Miles. H.M.S.
1900—M. Charron. France 351 9:09:39
1901—M. Girardot, France 327 8:50:30
1902—S. F. Edge, England 383 10:42:00
1903—M. Jenatzy. Germany 386 8:36:00
1904—R. B. Thery, France 350 5:50:03
1905—R. B. Thery, France 342 7:02:42%
LE GRAND PRIX.
Instead of the Bennett cup race "Le Grand Prix*' (the grand prize) contest was substituted. The first contest took place on the Sarthe circuit in France June 26-27, 1906. The total distance was 774 miles, 387 being covered each day. The race was won , by Francois Szlsz in a Renault in 12:14:05%, an average of 63.35 miles an hour. Nazzaro was second and Clement third. There were thirty-two starters. In 1907 the race was shortened from two days to one day, the distance being 478 3-10 miles. Nazzaro of Italy in a Flat was the winner in 6:46:33, with Szisz of France In a Renault second and Hants of France In a Brasier third.
OTHER EUROPEAN ROAD RACES. In addition to the Grand Prix in France and the Emperor's cup race in Germany there were several other important road contests in Europe during 1907. The Florio Targa, a 290-mile race run in Italy, was won by Nazzaro in a Fiat in 8:17:26, with Lancia of Italy second in a Fiat and Fabry of Italy third in an Itala. There were two races for the Tourist trophy in England, one for heavy touring cars. The Tourist trophy proper was won by E. Curtis in a Rover, who covered 241% miles in 8:23:27. The heavy touring car race was won by G. P. Mills in a Beeston-Humber, who did 201 miles in 7:11:01. In these two races each car was allowed a certain quantity of gasoline with which to cover the distance. Only two finished in each race. The Sportive Commission cup race, run in France at the same time as the Grand Prix, was won by De Langhe of France in a Darracq. Two styles of races were held on the Ardennes circuit in Belgium, the one under Emperor's cup rules being won by Rrabazon in a Minerva, who covered 375 miles in 6:14:05. and the one under Grand Prix rules was captured by De Caters in a Mer
made by the Locomobile. The twenty-four-hour races run In 1907 resulted as follows:
Place. Winner. Mileage.
Philadelphia Autocar 837
•Detroit Ford (six-cylinder).. .1.125
•Minneapolis Locomobile 1,037
St. Louis Jackson 833
•Chicago Thomas 846
Brighton Beach Thomas 997
Morris Park Renault 1,079
Philadelphia Lozier 717
•Milwaukee Locomobile 1,141
Morris Park„ Fiat 984
Twice in 1907 was the one-mile record on a circular track beaten. The record was :53, held by Barney Oldfield in a Peerless Green Dragon. Walter Christie in a front-drive racer of his own desigH cut this to :52 at Minneapolis Sept. 7 and Oct. 17 this was reduced to :51% by Louis Strang, driving the Christie, at Birmingham. Ala. The fastest track mile is :48%, made at Morris Park> New York, in 1905, by Webb Jay in a White steamer. This mark was not accepted because there Is only one turn in the track.
OTHER SPEED RECORDS.
Several world's records were broken at the annual automobile races on the Orraond-Daytona boaelt course in Florida Jan. 23-30, 1906. The following table shows the best performances at the meeting:
lkllometer :18 2-5..
Former record :202-5..
Former record :32 4-5..
Former record 3:17
100 miles , 115:40 2-5...
Former record 1: 18:24
Driver. Car. Date.
. Marriott Stanley Jan. 26, 1906
. Hemery Darracq Dec. 30, 1905
. Marriott Stanley Jan. 26, 1906
. H. L. Bowden Mercedes Jan. 81, 1905
. Dcmogeot, Darracq, Jan. 29, 1906
. Marriott Stanley Jan. 27, 1906
. Macdonald Napier Jan. 81, 1905
. Lancia Fiat Jan. 27. 1906
. Earp Napier Jan. 27, 1906
. Fletcher De Dietrich... Jan. 30, 1905
cedes in 6:29:10. The Llederkerke cup, also in Belgium, was won by Porliet In a Minerva, who did 325 miles In 6:40:11. The Press cup in France was won by Renaux in a Peugeot, who did 250 miles in 4:32:00. The Florio cup race under Emperor's cup rules was won by MInoia of Italy In an Isotta Fraschini, who covered 304 miles In 4:39:54. Under the Grand Prix rules Cagno of Italy In an Itala won In 4:37:36.
VANDERBILT CUP RACE. .
The last race for the Vanderbilt cup was run Saturday, Oct. 13, 1906, over a Long Island course beginning and ending at a point near Westbury. It was 29.7 miles long and was covered ten times, making the total distance 297 miles. The winner was Louis Wagner of France, driving a 110-horsepower Darracq. His time was 4:50:10%, making his average speed 61.41 miles an hour. Lancia of Italy in an Itala was second in 4:53:28%, and Durav of France third In 4:53:44%. Albert Clement of France and Jenatzy of Germany were fourth and fifth respectively. There were eighteen starters. The record, to date: Year. Winner. Miles. H.M.S.
1904—George Heath, France 302.4 5:26:45
1905—Hemery, France 283 4:36:08
1906—Louis Wagner, France 297 4:50:10%
The world's record for twenty four hours is 1,581 miles 1,310 yards, an average pace of 65.9 miles an hour, made June 28-29. 1907. by S. F. Edge in a six-cylinder Napier on the three and one-quarter mile cement track at Weybridge, England. During the year there were run in the United States ten twenty-four-hour races, five of them single-car events and the other five relay or team races in which two cars of the same make constituted a team. The single-car competition mark stands at 1,079 miles and is held by the Renault; the against-tlme record Is held by the National at 1,094% miles, while the relay record is 1,140 miles,
THE GLIDDEN TOUR.
The 1907 tour of the American Automobile association from Cleveland to Chicago to New York was a team competition instead of an individual test. Nine teams, representing that many clubs affiliated with the association, competed, the trophy being won by the Automobile Club of Buffalo with 981% points; the Pittsburg Automobile club was second with 977%; the New York Motor club third with 683 4 110; the Westchester Automobile club fifth with 620 1-3; the Automobile Club of America sixth with 498%; the Cleveland* Automobile club seventh with 483 5-9; the Chicago Automobile club eighth with 240 1-7 and the Detroit Automobile club ninth with.no points. The cars making perfect scores in the Glidden cup run were: R. D. Garden, Pierce-Arrow, New York; -G. S. Salzman, Thomas, Buffalo: Montgomery Hallowell, Thomas, Buffalo; P. S. Flinn, Pierce-Arrow, Pittsburg; F. S. Dey, Pierce-Arrow, Buffalo; G. A. Weidely, Premier, A. C. A.; H. H. Perkins, Packard, Pittsburg; A. Kumpf, Pierce-Arrow, Buffalo; G. P. Moore, Welch, Pittsburg; E. S. Lea, Waiter, New York; R. M. Owen. Reo, A. C. A.; A. N. Jervis, Berliet, New York; R. H. Tucker. Royal Tourist, Cleveland; Walter C. White, White Cleveland: A. J. Scaife. White, New York; C. H. Burman. Peerless. Cleveland; W. C. Straub, Peerless, Cleveland: Edward Noble. Haynes, Chicago. In connection with this tour there was a contest for the Ilower trophy for roadsters in which the White steamer and a Stoddard-Day ton tied with perfect scores. The White won the run-off. There were eighty-two entries and seventy-four starters, forty-seven of the starters being Glidden contestants, fourteen Hower trophy cars and sixteen noncontestants.
CHICAGO-NEW YORK RECORD.
The record by automobile between Chicago and New York is 39:53:00. It was made by a Franklin twenty-eight horse-power runabout Aug. 21-22, 1907. The route followed was via Elkhart, Cleveland
Eric, Buffalo. Rochester, Syracuse, Utlea, Newburgh and along the east side of the Hudson to New York. The distance was 1,050 miles. The previous record was 56:58:00, also made by a Franklin, a six-cylinder car.
During 1907 four road competitions were held by the Chicago Motor club—a reliability test of 175 miles around the Chicago-Waukegan-Mellenry-Elglu-Aurora course; a hill climb at Algonquin, 111.; a 95-mile economy test to Valparaiso and return and an economy test for the Silent Knight trophy to New Carlisle, Ind.. and return. The results were as follows;
Reliability run, June 28—Ninety-five entered, eighty-six started, seventy five finished and fiftyfive had perfect scores.
Hill climb at Algonquin, 111., Aug. 9. 1907—Class 1, won by Autocar; class 2, won by Buick; class 3, won by Columbia; class 4. won by Moon; class 5, won by Pierce-Arrow; class 6, free-for-all. Stearns six-cylinder and Apperson Jack Rabbit tied.
Economy run to Valparaiso and return, 95 miles— Won by Henry Paulman's Pierce-Arrow; fuel consumption, 4 gallons 2 quarts 11 ounces.
Silent Knight trophy economy run to New Carlisle, lnd.. and return. 196 miles—Won by Henry Paulman's Pierce-Arrow; fuel consumption, 12 gallons 15% ounces.
AMERICAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP.
Alec Ross of the Brae Burn club won the open golf championship of America June 20-21, 1907, on the links of the Philadelphia Cricket club, with a score of 302 strokes for the 72 holes. Gilbert C. Nicholls of Woodland was second with 304 aud Alec Campbell of Brookline, Mass., third with 305. The record: 1894—Willie Dunn (New York), St. Andrew's links,
won by 2 up. 1895—H. Rawlins (Newport), Newport links. 173. 1896—James Foulls (Chicago), SUinuecock Hills, 152. 1897—Joe Lloyd (Essex), Wheaton links, 162. 189S—Fred Herd (Washington park), Mvopia links,
328. 1899—W. Smith (Midlothian). Baltimore links, 315. 1S00—H. Vardon (Ganton, England), Wheatou links,
1901—Willie Anderson (Fittsfleld, Mass.), Myopia
links. 331. 1902—Lawrence Auchterlonie (Glen View), Garden
City links. 307. 1903—Willie Anderson (Apawamis), Baltusrol links,
307. 1904—Willie Anderson (Apawamis), Glen View, 303. 1905—Willie Anderson (Apawamis), Myopia links,
314. 1906—Alexander Smith (Nassau), Onwentsla links,
295. 1907—Alec Ross (Brae Burn), Philadelphia Cricket
AMERICAN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP. Jerome D. Travers of Mont Clair, N. J., won the American amateur golf championship at Cleveland. O., July 9-13. 1907. by defeating Archie Graham of North Jersey 6 up and 5 to play. The record:
1894—At Newport, R. I.—W. G. Lawrence, Newport, medal play. 188. 1X95—At Newport Golf Club—C. B. Macdonald. Chicago Golf club, won; C. E. Sands, St. Andrew's Golf club, runner-up. 1896—At Shlnnecock Hills Golf Club—H. J. Whigham. Onwentsia, won; J. G. Thorp, Cambridge, runner-up. Low score In qualifying round. H.^J. Whighatn, 163. Sixteen qualified. 1897— At Chicago Golf Club—H. J. Whigham. Onwentsia. won; W. R. Betts, Shlnnecock Hills, runner-up. Low score in qualifying round, II. J. Whigham, 177. Sixteen qualified. 1898—At Morris County. N. J.—F. S. Douglas, Fairfield, won; Walter B. Smith. Onwentsia, runnerup. Low score in qualifying round. J. II. Choate. Jr.. Stockbridge. 175. Thirty-two qualified. [S99—At Onwentsia— H. M. Ilarrimau, Meadow- I
brook, won; F. S. Douglas, Fairfield, runner-up Low score in qualifying round. C. B. Macdonald Chicago. 168. Thirty-two qualified.
1900—At Garden City—W. J. Travis. Garden City won; F. S. Douglas, Fairfield, runner-up. Lou score in qualifying round, W. J. Travis, 166 Thirty-two qualified.
1901—At Atlantic City—W. J. Travis, won; Waltei E. Egan, Onwentsia, runner-up. Low score h qualfying round, W. J. Travis, 157. Thirty-twt qualified.
1902—At Glen View. III.—L. N. James. Glen View won; E. M. Byers, Allegheny, runner-up. Low score In qualifying round, G. A. Ormiston, Pitts burg, and W. J. Travis tied at 79. the lattei winning the play-off. Sixty four qualified at 11 holes.
1903—At Nassau. L. I.—W. J. Travis, Garden City won; E. M. Byers, Allegheny, runner-up. Al. match play.
1904—At Short Hills. N. J.—H. Chandler Egan, Exmoor Country club, won; Frederick IlerreshofF Brooklyn, runner-up. Low score in qualifying round, II. C. Egan, 242 for 54 holes. Sixty-foui qualified.
1905—At Wheaton, 111.—H. Chandler Egan, Exmoor. won; D. E. Sawyer, Wheaton, runner-up. Low score In qualifying round. Dr. D. P. Fredericks, 155 for 36 holes. Thirtv-four qualified.
1906—At Englewood, N. J.—Eben M. Byers of Pittsburg won; George D. Lyon of Toronto, Ont., runner-up. Low score in qualifying round. W. J. Travis, 152 for 36 holes. Thirty-two qualified.
1907— At Cleveland. O.—Jerome D. Travers of Mont Clair, N. J., won; Archie Graham of North Jersey runner-up. Low score in qualfving round, W. J. Travis, 146 for 36 holes. Thirty-two qualified.
WESTERN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP.
Robert Simpson of the Omaha Country club won the western open golf championship at the tournament held on the links of the Hinsdale Golf club. June 27-28. 1907, with a score of 307 In the 72-hole medal play competition. Willie Anderson of the Apawamis club and Fred McLeod of the Midlothian club tied for second place with a score of 309. Championship record: 1899—Will Smith (Midlothian). Glen View. 1900—No championship meet held. 1901—Lawrence Auchterlonie (Glen View), Midlothian. 160. 1902—Willie Anderson (Pittsfield). Euclid. 299. 1903—Alexander Smith (Nassau). Milwaukee, 318 (72
holes). 1904—Willie Anderson (Apawamis), Kent Country
(Grand Kapids, Mich.). 304. 1905—Arthur Smith (Columbus. O.). Cincinnati. 278. 1906—Alexander Smith (Nassau). Homewood. 306. 1907—Robert Simpson (Omaha), Hinsdale. 111., 307.
WESTERN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP.
.The ninth amateur championship tournament of the Western Golf association took place on the links of the Wheaton (111.) Golf club, Aug. 6-10, U-07. It was won for the fourth time by H. Chandler Egan of the Exmoor club by 5 up, 4 to plav. The runner-up was Herbert F. Jones of the Wheaton club. Championship record to date: 1899— David R. Forgau (Onwentsia), Glen View, 6
up. 1900—Wm. Waller (Onwentsia), Lake Forest, 1 up. 1901—Phelps B. Hoyt (Glen View), Midlothian, 6 up. 1902— H. C. Egan (Exmoor), Wheaton, 1 up. 1903—Walter E. Egan (Exmoor), Cleveland, 1 up.
1904— H. C. Egan (Exmoor), Highland Park, € up, 5 to play.
1905— H. C. Egan (Exmoor). Glen View, 3 up and 2 to play.
1906—D. E. Sawyer (Wheaton), Glen Echo. 4-5. 1907—H. C. Egan (Exmoor), Wheaton, 5 up, 4 to play.
BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP.
Year. Winner. Runner-t'p.
1886—H. Hutchinson Henry Lamb 7 and 6
1887—H. Hutchinson John Ball. Jr 1 hole
1S88—J. Ball. Jr J. E. Laidlav 5 and 4
1889—J. E. Laldlay L. W. Balfour 2 and I
1SS0—J. Ball. Jr J. E. Laidlav 4 and 3
1891—J. E. Laidlny IT. II Hilton l hole