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INDIVIDUALS. Year. Winner and league.
Score. 1898-W. B. Hanna, Chicago...
*172 5-6 1899-H. E. Shepard, Chicago.
....*190 1900--W. V. Thompson, Interclub. . *197 11-12 1901–Fred Worden, Anson......
. *201 79 | 1902-J. E. Berlin, Sheridan....
.... *201 7-9 1903-Fred Worden, Star........
643 1904-Andrew Hall, Chicago...
630 1905-R. Wienold, Monroe.........
711 1906-James Foley, Union......
.....662 1907--C. Heitschmidt, Lake View..
BEST AVERAGE NINE GAMES. Year. Winner and league. 5-m. 2-m.Ind. Total. 1904-H. Steers, Chicago...........559 683 561 1,803 1905-A. Toemmel, Chicago........572 580 617 1,769 1906-D. Woodbury, Chicago.......676 680 570 1,826 1907-August Trapp, Chicago......668 580 603 1.851
Name and city.
Score. Prize. C. Godker, Dayton.........
.588 $30 M. Kinneman, St. Joseph...
...587 R. McEldouney, Canton....
...587 30 F. Kastor, Kansas City...
...586 30 Ed Schmidt, Chicago......
...585 39 I. Williams, Des Moines,
585 A. Sanders, Fort Wayne.....
583 P. Birren, Chicago.........
...583 D. Woodbury, Chicago.......
...583 30 J. West, Columbus........
25 *Tie between Levey and Matak was played off, Levey winning 582 to 385.
FIVE-MAN TEAMS. Year. Team and city.
Score. 1901-Standards, Chicago.....
.2,720 1902-Fidelias, New York.....
2,792 1903-O'Learys, Chicago........
.2,819 1904—Ansons, Chicago........
.2,737 1905–Gunthers No. 2, Chicago...... 1906–Centurys No. 1, Chicago.....
2,794 1907-Furniture Citys, Grand Rapids...
.2,775 TWO-MAN TEAMS. 1901—Voorhees-Starr, New York......
.1,203 1902-McLean-Steers, Chicago.... 1903-Collins-Selbach, Columbus..
...1,227 1904–Kraus-Spies, Washington...
..1,184 1905-Stretch-Rolfe, Chicago..
....1,213 1906-Hamilton-Husey, Philadelphia
....1,268 1907–Richter-Bigley, Louisville...
.....1,164 SINGLES. 1901-Frank Brill, Chicago.......
648 1902-Fred Strong, Chicago.....
.....649 1903—David A. Jones, Milwaukee....
.683 1904-Martin Kern, St. Louis......
......647 1905-C. Anderson, St. Paul...... 1906-Frank T. Favour, Oshkosh..
......669 1907-M. Levey, Indianapolis ........
.........624 CHAMPIONSHIP OF CHICAGO. Following were the leading winners and scores in the Chicago bowling championship season ended Jan. 8, 1907.
TWO-MAN. Woodbury-Stoike ....1,246 | Kelley-Hess .........1,204 Seng-Burkhardt .....1,233 | Thompson-Bruver ...1,190 Faetz-Schneider ....1,207 Trader-Fischer ......1,181 Ward-McGuire ......1,207 Medwtzky-Lau ......1.172 Tode-Moran .........1.205 | Mahoney-Burns .....1.172 Martinson-Soergel ..1,205 / Wood-Bartsch .......1,171
INDIVIDUALS. J. Hartwell............678, F. R. Lundquist....... H. Winklebleck ........662 Ed Schmidt.....
..636 T. Riermaier.. .......657 W. McDonald..........621 Val Seng...............648 J. W. Tode............639 Fred Hall..............610 A. Holmberg ...........
ILLINOIS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. The tenth annual Illinois state championship bowling tournament, ended May 1, 1907, was won by the Lake View league with a score of 2,920. The Sheridan league was second with 2,858 and the Quirks No. 1 third with 2,806. The two-man event was won by Frank and George Bomer with 1,223 pins and the individual event by Charles Heitschmidt of Lake View with a score of 649. The record in each event to date stands:
TIVE-MAN TEAMS. Year and team.
Score. 1898-Interclub league, Chicago....
.2, 425 1899-Interclub league, Chicago....
....2,581 1900-Chicago league, Chicago.....
.2,574 1901–Chicago league, Chicago.....
2,944 1902-Chicago league, Chicago....
2,900 1903-South Chicago league, Chicago..
.2,875 1904-Chicago league, Chicago.....
.....2,853 1905–West Side Business Men's league, Chicago.2,855 1906– Bensingers, Chicago......
.2,882 1907-Lake View league, Chicago....... ..2,920
TWO-MAN TEAMS. Year and team.
Score. 1904–0. W. Schmidt-H. Steers.
.......1,269 1905-P. Ward-D. McGuire.....
.....1,216 1906-0. H. Wood-F. Bartsch..... ..........1.270 1907-F. Bomer-G. Bomer, ...........
INTERNATIONAL BALLOON RACING. The second international balloon race for the James Gordon Bennett cup was started at St. Lcuis, Mo., Oct. 21, 1907, with nine entries, representing America, England, Germany and France. Germany won with the Pommern, which made a distance of 880 miles. L'Isle de France was longest in the air, but was second in distance, falling a few miles short of the record made by the Pommern. All the balloons were started between 4 and 4:30 p. m.. on Monday afternoon. The time of landing and other details of the race are given in the following summary:
Pommern (German)--Pilot, Oscar Erbsloeh; aid, Prof. Clayton; landed at Asbury Park, N. J., 9 a. m. Wednesday; time of flight, 40 hours; distance, 880 miles.
L'Isle de France (French)--Pilot, Alfred Le Planc; aid, Edgar W. Mix; landed at Hubertsville, N. J., at 1:10 p. m. Wednesday; time, 41 hours; distance, 875 miles.
Duesseldorf (German)-Pilot, Capt. Hugo von Abercron; aid, H. Heidemann; landed at Little Creek, Del., at 8:30 a. m. Wednesday; time, 38 hours 45 minutes; distance, 790 miles.
St. Louis (American)--Pilot, Allen R. Hawley; aid, Augustus Post; landed at Westminster, Md., at 6:40 a. m. Wednesday; time, 37 hours 58 minutes; distance, 730 miles
America (American)-Pilot, J. C. McCoy; aid, Capt. C. DeF. Chandler; landed at Petuxent Junction, Md., at 8 a. m. Wednesday; time, 38 hours 33 minutes; distance, 720 miles.
Abercron (German)--Pilot, Paul Meckel; aid, Rucolph Denig; landed at Manassas, Va., at 7:10 a. m. Wednesday; time, 37 hours 35 minutes; distance, 680 miles,
Anjou (French)-Pilot, Rene Gassier; aid, Charles Levee; landed near Armenius mines, Louisa county, Va., at 7:45 a. m. Wednesday; time, 38 hours 15 minutes; distance, 675 miles.
United States (American)-Pilot, Maj. H. B. Hersey: aid, A. T. Atherholt; landed at Caledonia, Ont., 6:15 p. m. Tuesday; time, 25 hours 10 minutes; distance, 650 miles.
Lotus II. (English)-Pilot, Griffith Brewer; aid, Lieut. Claude Brabason: landed at Memphis, O., at 5:10 p. m. Tuesday; time, 23 hours 50 minutes; distance, 375 miles.
The race in 1906 was won by the United States, represented by Frank P. Lahm and Maj. H. B. Hersey. They landed in England at a point 402 miles from Paris, the starting point.
In one of the preliminary tests at St. Louis the United States signal corps balloon No. 10, manned by Capt. Charles De F. Chandler and J. C. McCoy, covered 475 miles. The start was made at St. Louis Thursday afternoon, Oct. 17, and the landing was made near Walton, W. Va., Friday afternoon.
The world's noncompetitive record for distance is 1,200 miles made by Count de la Vaulx of
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CHESS. Dr. Emanuel Lasker won the chess championship of the world in a series of games with Frank J. Marshall beginning Jan. 26. 1907, and ending April 8. The final score was; Lasker, 8; Marshall, 0; drawn, 8.
6 Nov. 9-Indiana
..8 11 Nov. 16-Purdue Nov. 23- Minnesota ....
Oct. 19-Bucknell .....
Oct. 26-Pennsylvania ...
Nov. 2-Princeton ......
Nov. 9-Harvard ........
Sept. 28-North Carolina.. 0
Oct. 2-Villa Nova........
Oct. 16–Gettysburg ...
23 Oct. 26–Oshkosh Nor...... 6
Oct. 19-Brown .........
11 Nov. 2-Lake Forest ......36
Oct. 26—Carlisle ...........
Nov. 2--Lafayette ...
Nov. 9-Penn. State....
Nov. 16-Michigan .....
Nov. 28-Cornell ....
36 Sept. 28-New Hampshire.. 0
Oct. 5- Norwich ..........
Oct. 12-Maine ......
Oct. 19–Pennsylvania .....
Nov. 2-Harvard ....
Nov. 9-Yale ......
Nov. 23-Amherst ...
........0 Oct. 2-Wesleyan
95 Oct. 5-Tufts ...... Oct. 5-Syracuse .....
Oct. 9--New Hampshire.. 0 10
Oct. 12–Mass. A. C.......
Oct. 19-Maine ....... ..0 27
..10 15 Oct. 26-Villa Nova...
Nov. 9-Holy Cross......
Nov. 16-Harvard ..........
Oct. 9- Middlebury
Op.Prin. Oct. 12-Harvard
Oct. 19-Syracuse ..
53 Oct. 26-Brown
Nov. 2-Vermont ......
Nov. 9-Wesleyan ...
Nov. 16-Amherst ....
Oct. 5—Yale. ......11
09 CORNELL. Nov. 2-Bucknell
.8 20 Oct. 2–Hamilton.
Nov. 16-Lafayette ..
4 4 Oct. 5-Oberlin ...
Nov. 23-West Point..
Oct. 5-Franklin & Mar.. 0
Oci. 12-Trinity ...........
Oct. 19--Yale .....
30 Nov. 9-West Point.......10
..0 30 Nov. 16-Swarth more ...... 0
Nov. 2-Colgate ....
Nov. 9-Cornell ...... 12 10
Nov. 16–Tufts .......
4 23 Har. Nov. 30—Annapolis
6 0 Oct. 2-Bowdoin Oct. 5--Maine .....
Oct. 12–Vanderbilt .....
Oct. 19-Haryard .....
Nov. 9-Swarth more ....
Nov. 16-Pern. State.......
Nov. 23–Virginia P. L.... 0
Nov. 30-West Point........
.............14 Nov. 28-Drake ............ 8 NEBRASKA.
este noteworthy SUGELISM
Following is a list of the most noteworthy ring battles in the United States since 1882, the heavyweight championship contests being first given: Date. Winner.
Rounds. Feb. 7, 1882... ....John L. Sullivan. .........Paddy Ryan.....
- 9 July 8, 1889.. ... John L. Sullivan.... ......Jake Kilrain......
.Richburg, Miss.... Jan. 14, 1891..
..Bob Fitzsimmons......... Jack Dempsey...... New Orleans, La..... Sept. 7, 1892.
.James J. Corbett... ....John L. Sullivan... New Orleans, La.. Jan, 25, 1896.. ...James J. Corbett.... ....Charles Mitchell
.Jacksonville, Fla.. Feb. 21, 1896... .Bob Fitzsimmons...... ..Peter Maher..
. Mexico ... March 17, 1897.
...Bob Fitzsimmons.... .James J. Corbett... .Carson City, Ney. June 9, 1899...
..James J. Jeffries... ....Bob Fitzsimmons.... .Coney Island, N. Y Nov. 3, 1899.. .....James J. Jeffries... ...... Thomas J. Sharkey.. .Coney Island, N. Y Nov. 15, 1901.. .James J. Jeffries.
San Francisco, Cal. July 25, 1902.
.James J. Jeffries... ..Bob. Fitzsimmons.... San Francisco, Cal. Aug. 14, 1903.
.James J. Jeffries... ..James J. Corbett.. San Francisco, Cal. Aug. 26, 1904.
.James J. Jeffries... ..Jack Monroe........ San Francisco, Cal.. July 4, 1897..
San Francisco, Cal.
.Bob Fitzsimmons. Philadelphia, Pa..
San Francisco, Cal..
San Francisco, Cal...
.San Francisco, Cal. July 4, 1903.. .George Gardner.... .Jack Root.......
Buffalo, N. Y...
San Francisco, Cal
11 March 25, 1904. .Jimmy Britt...
. San Francisco, Cal..
San Francisco, Cal.
San Francisco, Ca
.Colma, Cal... Sept. 3, 1906.. ......Joe Gans.....
Battling Nelson.... Goldfield, Nev...... Jan. 1, 1907..... .....Joe Gans......
.Tonopah. Nev....... July 31, 1907... ..Jimmy Britt.
Battling Nelson.... San Francisco, Cal.. Sept. 9, 1907.... .... Joe Gans......
San Francisco, Cal.....
LAWN TENNIS. WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS. In a tournament for the tennis championship of the west at the Onwentsia club courts, Lake Forest, ill., July 27-Aug. 3, Nat Emerson of Cincinnati defeated L. H. Waidner in the singles by 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Kreigh Collins, holder of the title, formally defaulted the championship to Mr. Emerson. Miss Carrie Neely won the women's singles from Mrs. Williams, 7-5, 6-3. In the men's doubles Hackett and Alexander defeated John C. Neely and Nat Emerson, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1. In the finals of the women's doubles the Misses Neely and Steever won from Mrs. Williams and Miss Wimer, 62, 6-3. In the final round of the mixed doubles Miss Steever and Dr. Lee defeated Mrs. Williams and Mr. Forstall, 4-6, 8-6, 6-1..
NORTHWESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS. The northwestern tennis championship tournament of 1907 took place at Lake Minnetonka, Minn., during the week of Aug. 5-10. In singles L. Harry Waidner of Chicago won first honors by defeating Nat Emerson in three sets out of five, 1-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. In the doubles Waidner and Emerson defeated Northrup and Burton 13-11, 6-2, 6-4.
EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS. W. A. Larned and w. J. Clothier of Philadelphia won the title to the eastern doubles champion. ship at tennis Aug. 10, 1907, on the courts of the Longwood Cricket club, Boston, by defeating W. C. Grant and H. L. Westfall of New York, 6-4, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 In the final round of the singles Clarence Hobart of Boston defeated Robert Le Roy of New York, thereby winning the right to challenge W. A. Larned for the Longwood cup. He preferred, however, to default and the cup became the permanent property of Mr. Larned, he having won it three times.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. Singles-In the national tennis tournament for the championship in singles played on the Casino courts at Newport, R. I., beginning Aug. 20, 1907, William A. Larned of Annapolis, Md., won by defeating Robert Le Roy of New York, 6-2, 6-2, 64, As William J. Clothier, the winner in 1906, de. faulted, Larned won the championship title and permanent possession of the association trophy.
Doubles-F. B. Alexander and H. H. Hackett, representing the west, won the first match for the lawn tennis doubles championship of the United States Aug. 16, 1907, on the grounds of the Crescent Athletic club, Brooklyn, N. Y., by defeating William J. Clothier and William A. Larned, the eastern champions. Score, 6-3, 6-0, 6-4. Aug. 17 on the same grounds they defeated Bryan H. Grant and Nat Thornton, champions of the south, by a score of 6-2, 6-1, 6-1. Holcombe Ward and Beals C. Wright, holders of the national championship, failed to defend their title and it went to Hackett and Alexander by default.
MIDDLE WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS. In the middle west championship tennis tournament at Omaha, Neb., Aug. 19-22, 1907, Charles S. Peters of Chicago defeated Dr. Whitney, the Colorado champion, by a score of 6-0, 6-3 and 7-5 in the finals of the singles. In the doubles C. S. Peters and W. T. Hayes defeated C. Potter and L. McConnell, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2.
TRISTATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. In the tristate tennis championship tourna. ment at Cincinnati Sept. 2-7, 1907, Robert Le Roy of New York won the singles by defeating R. C. Seaver of Massachusetts 8-6, 6-8, 6-2, 6-0. As Beals C. Wright, holder of the championship title, did not appear to contest for the honor, Le Roy became the tristate champion for 1907-1908. In the women's singles Miss May Sutton of California defeated Miss Martha Kinsey of Cincinnati, 6-1, 6-1. In the finals of the men's doubles Nat Emerson and R. D. Little won, defeating Robert Le Roy and Irving Wright, 5-7, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2. In the women's doubles the victors were the Misses Cowing and Kinsey, whose opponents in the finals were the Misses Kruse and Greed.
WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS. Miss Evelyn Sears of Boston won the women's singles championship of the United States July 2, 1907, by defeating in the final round of the national tournament at St. Martin's, Philadelphia, Miss Carrie B. Neely of Chicago by a score of 2 sets to 0. Summary of the tournament:
Women's singles, final round-Miss Evelyn Sears, Boston, defeated Miss Carrie B. Neely, Chicago, 6-3, 6-2.
Championship round-Miss Evelyn Sears, Boston, challenger, defeated Miss Helen Homans, New York, holder, by default.
Mixed doubles, final round-Miss May Sayres and
SWIMMING. Wallace F. Johnson, Merion Cricket club, defeated Miss Natalie Wildey, Plainfield, N. J., and
CHICAGO WATER MARATHON. W. M. Tilden, Philadelphia, 6-1, 7-5.
Leslie Chiville won the Chicago "water MaraWomen's doubles, final round-Miss Neely and thon," or three-mile swimming race, over the Lake Miss Wimer defeated the Misses Wildey 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. View course Aug. 17, 1907, with S. Jensen second
and B. Shoemaker third. Summary: INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Elapsed In the All England tennis championship games Swimmer.
Start. Finish. time. at Wimbledon June 26-July 5, Norman E. Brookes L. Chiville, C. Y. M. C. A..1:21:05 2:38:05 1:17:00 and A. F. Wilding of Australia defeated Beals C. S. Jensen, Illinois A. C......1:21:05 2:39:26 1:18:21 Wright and Karl H. Behr, Americans, in the dou · Shoemaker, First Reg....1:21:05 2:54:22 1:33:17 bles, 6-4, 64, 6-2. In the mixed doubles Beals C. C. Thompson, unattached.1:21:05 2:55:10 1:34:05 Wright and Miss Sutton beat A. D. Prebble and H. I. Larson, C. Y. M. C. A.1:21:05 3:05:45 1:44:40 Miss Boothby, 6-1, 6-3. In the men's singles Nor F. J. Ragan, Walker Beach.1:21:05 3:09:45 1:48:40 man E. Brookes of Australia defeated A. W. Gore, P. Heidwick, Barry B. S. A.1:21:05 3:24:53 2:03:48 the English ex-champion, by a score of 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. George Remus, C. A. A......1:21:05 3:27:50 2:06:45
In the women's singles May Sutton of California defeated Miss Wilson of England in the finals,
MISSISSIPPI RIVER MARATHON. 6-4, 6-2, and in the challenge round regained the
H. J. Handy of Chicago won the Mississippi championship of England by defeating Mrs. Lam
river Marathon swimming race at St. Louis, Mo., bert Chambers, 6-1, 6-4. Miss Sutton while in
Sept. 2, 1907, making the distance in 1:40:04. A. Europe also won the Kent championship and the
N. Goessling and Gwynn Evans of the Missouri Welsh championship
Athletic club were second and third respectively, The Davis cup, the international trophy. was won
the former finishing 200 yards and the latter 400 by Brookes and Wilding of Australia in July, they
yards behind Handy. taking three out of four single matches as against one double and one single match to the credit of CENTRAL AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION CHAMA. W. Gore and H. R. Barrett, who represented
PIONSHIPS. the united kingdom.
The Central Amateur Athletic union's championIn the international tennis tourney at Niagaraon-the-Lake, Ont., Aug. 27-31, 1907, Irving Wright
ship swimming contests took place in Chicago Aug.
24, 1907. The swimmers representing the Chicago of Boston won the singles challenge round by a
Athletic association made twenty-four points to score of 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, from Mr. Foulkes of Ottawa. In the doubles Wright and Niles defeated Chase
fourteen for the Illinois Athletic club. H. J. Han
dy, unattached, made twenty points. Summaries: and Kirkover, 6-2, 6-1, 6-3. In the women's singles
100 yards-Won by F. A. Bornamann, C. A. A.; May Sutton defeated Miss Rotch of Boston.
H. J. Hebner, I. A. C., second; J. J. Mehlem, I. ILLINOIS CHAMPIONSHIPS.
A. C., third. Time, 1:074.
220 yards-Won by H. J. Handy: H. A. Wampler, The annual championship tennis tournament of
C. A. A., second; R. E. Edwards, I. A. C., third. Illinois was held on the courts of the Aztec Tennis
Time, 2:57. club, Chicago, July 13-20, 1907. In the singles Carr
440 yards-Won by H. J. 'Handy; R. T. Laughlin, Neel won from Charles S. Peters, 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 63, and in the challenge match defeated L. H. Waid
C. A. A., second; A. Jaeger, 1. A. C., third.
Time, 6:5325. ner, holder of the championship, 6-2, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. In
880 yards-Won by H. J. Handy; G. W. Gaidzik, the final round of the women's singles Miss Carrie B. Neely defeated Mrs. Robert Williams, 6-0, 1-5,
C. A. A., second; A. Jaeger,' I. A. C., third.
Time, 14:204. 6-2, 6-2. In the challenge match Miss Neely de
1 mile-Won by H. J. Handy; S. C. Jensen, I. A. feated Miss Miriam Steever, 8-6, 3-6, 6-2. In the
C., second; E. P. Swatek, I. A. C., third. Time, men's doubles Waidner and Ross were victors over
31:00. Byford and Gardner by the score of 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. In the mixed doubles Miss Steever and Dr.
100 yards, back stroke-Won by H. Olsen, Central
Y. M. C. A.; E. P. Swatek, I. A. C., second; R. Lee beat Miss McConnell and Mr. Kellogg by
Thorne, 0. A. A., third. Time, 1:234%. default.
Fancy diving-Won by George Gaidzik, c. A. A.; WISCONSIN CHAMPIONSHIPS.
F. A. Borna mann, C. A. A., second; R. Thorne,
C. A, A., third. Score, 51 2-3 points. R. J. Crozier of Philadelphia won the Wisconsin
50 yards open-Won by Frank A. Bornamann, C. state tennis championship Aug. 17, 1907, by de
A. A.; E. Durand, C. A. A., second; W. S. Merfeating Robert McMynn of Milwaukee in the final
riam, 1. A. C., third. Time, :2645. round of the singles by 6-4, 6-0 and 6-2. Waldemar and Henry Henholz won the doubles by defeating NATIONAL SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS. Thornton Green and T. E. Watson, 0-6, 6-4, 62, 6-3. The national swimming championship contests at IOWA CHAMPIONSHIPS.
the Jamestown exposition July 26, 1907, resulted as
follows: C. S. Peters of Chicago defeated Scribner of
SENIOR EVENTS. Omaha in the finals of the Iowa state tennis tournament Aug. 10, 1907, by a score of 6-1, 6-4 1 mile-Won by H. J. Handy, unattached; E. E. and 6-2, but on account of fatigue was obliged to Wenck, New York A. C., second; J. W. Spencer, default to the holder of the championship title, New York A. C., third. Time, 29:204. W. T. Hayes of Toledo, Iowa. Peters and Bradley | 50 yards-Won by C. M. Daniels, New York A. C.; were the victors in the doubles.
J. W. Lawrence, New York A. C., second; Roy
Nelson, Baltimore A. C., third. Time, :2635. COURT TENNIS.
200 yards, breast stroke-Won by H. J. Handy, unJay Gould of New York won the British amateur attached; J. Stein, second; V. P. Goodwin, New court tennis May 4, 1907, defeating Eustace H. York A. C., third. Time, 3:1735. Miles, holder of the title, by 3-2. The scores were 220 yards-Won by C. M. Daniels, New York A. C.; 6-4, 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
L. B. Goodwin, New York A. C., second; C. D. Jay Gould retained his title as court tennis Trubenbach, New York A. C., third. Time, 3:13%. champion of America by defeating Joshua Crane, Jr., of Buston at the Boston Tennis and Racquet
. JUNIOR EVENTS. club March 23, 1907, by a score of 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. .880 yards-C. C. Mengel, Yale, and George Gaid
zik, C. A. A., tied for first; W. Abbey, PrinceWRESTLING.
ton, third. Time, 15:01.
100 yards-Won by Roy Nelson, Baltimore A. C.; Frank Gotch retained his title of champion catch- V. P. Goodwin, New York A. C., second; W. R. as-catch-can wrestler of America by defeating John Quayle, C. A. A., third. Time, 1:08%s. Rooney, the Chicago policeman, at the Coliseum, 50 yards, breast stroke-Won by R. T. Laughlin, Chicago, March 14, 1907. He won the first fall C. A. A.; V. P. Goodwin, New York A. C., secwith a toe hold in 19:20 and the second in 17:40 | ond: C. D. Trubenbach, New York A. O., third. with a grapevine and hammer lock.
C. M. DANIELS' RECORDS. In New York, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1907, Charles M. Daniels made 500 yards in 6:354; he made 250 yards in 3:012. 300 yards in 3:4545.400 yards in 5:13 and 440 yards in 5:4735. In the same city Feb. 25 Mr. Daniels made a mile in 23:4035. March 13, in New York city, he made 120 yards in 1:12% and 150 yards in 1:3436.
BILLIARDS. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP. Calvin Demarest of Chicago won the 14-2 amateur billiard championship of the United States in a tournament held in New York city March 4-14, 1907. Standing of players:
Games Games High single Grand High Player. won. lost. average, average, run. Demarest ....... 5 0 27 3-11 14 86-101 115 Conklin ......
11 14-26 9156-170 68 Gardner ......
11 13-18 9 95-162
21 6-14 11 64- 96 Vial
17 7-10 10 41-110 94 Rolls ............0 5 14 2-50 8 13-126 80
J. F. Poggenburg, in playing off a tie with Dr. L. L. Mial, made a high run of 117 and an average of 46 6-11, but as they were not made in tournament competition they did not affect the tournament record or prizes. The winners prior to 1903 were Arthur Townsend, E. F. Gardner, Wilson P. Foss and J. F. Poggenburg. Record since then: 1905-Charles F. Conklin. 1906-Edward F. Gardner. 1907-Calvin Demarest.
Jake Schaefer won the 18-1 balk-line championship from George Sutton in a game played in Chicago March 11, 1907, by a score of 500 to 448. The winner's average was 13 32-36 and the loser's 12 16-36. The highest run in the game was 100 by Schaefer.
ARCHERY. The twenty-ninth annual tournament of the Na. tional Archery association took place at Washington park, Chicago, Aug. 14, 15 and 16, 1907. Harry B. Richardson of Boston, holder of the title of national champion, retained the honor by making a score in the men's York round of 860 on 184 hits. Wallace Bryant, the national champion of 1903, was second with a score of 797 on 183 hits. W. H. Thompson of Seattle was third with 758 on 178 hits. The women's national round championship honors were won by Mrs. M. C. Howell of Cincinnati, who for the last seventeen years has held the title. Mrs. Howell made 619 out of 123 hits, which is an average of five points for each arrow. Second place 'went to Mrs. E. W. Frentz of Boston. Her total score figured up to 317. counted out of 71 hits. Miss H. A. Case took third with a score of 307. Mrs. A. Barbe had fourth position with 197 points. In the team shoot Chicago won by a score of 1,680 out of 350 hits.
Officers for 1907-1908: Dr. E. B. Weston, Chicago, president; G. F. Henry, Des Moines, Iowa, vice-president; Dr. W. C. Williams, Chicago, secretary; A, E, Spink, Chicago, treasurer; W. H. Thompson, W. A. Clark, Cincinnati, O., and C. C. Beach, Battle Creek, Mich, executive committee. Next tournament to be held in Chicago on same range.
BICYCLE ROAD RACING IN 1907. George Blum of Chicago won time prize in the Detroit Wheelman's 25-mile race over the Belle Isle course May 30, 1907, making the distance in 1:08:3045. Joe McNeil of Detroit, Mich., with a seven-minute handicap, won first place.
The time prize in Livingston-Millburn road race was won by James Zanes of Newark, N. J., in 1:10:44. W. A. Heer of Newark, N. J., with a handicap of six minutes, came in first.
William (Farmer'') Blum won the ChicagoEvanston 25-mile road race July 4, 1907, in 1:03:10, which is a world's record. It was not allowed, however, because he rode more than one wheel on account of punctures. Blum won both time and place honors.
POLO. The junior and senior polo championship games of 1907 were played on the grounds of the Onwentsia Polo club at Lake Forest, Ill., July 10-27, 1907. The second team of the Bryn Mawr (Philadelphia) team won the junior event by defeating the Onwentsia team by a score of 10 to 534, while the Rockaway Hunt club team from Long Island, N. Y., won the senior championship by defeating the Bryn Mawr team by a score of 13 to 242. The other clubs represented at the tournament were Buffalo and Fort Riley.
Winning club. 1901-A. W. L. Challenge..... ....... Minneapolis Hamilton .....
.......... Chicago Minnea polis ............
....... Ypsilanti 1902-A. W. L. Challenge..
.Philadelphia Hamilton .........
...... Milwaukee Brooklyn ..
New York 1903-A. W. L. Challenge...
. Baltimore Hamilton .....
......Cleveland Minneapolis ..
.Grand Rapids Brooklyn ..
....... Michigan 1904-A. W. L. Challenge.. Mimea polis and St. Paul Hamilton
...Racine, Wis. Minneapolis
..... Scranton, Pa. Brooklyn ..
....... Minnesota 1905-Hamilton
........ Chicago Minneapolis
..... Chicago Brooklyn
........ Chicago 1906- Hamilton .....
........Brookline, Mass. Minneapolis ..
...... Providence, R. I. Brooklyn.... New England Whist league Associate
...... Cincinnati, O. 1907-Hamilton.
............... Grand Rapids Minneapolis
................Chicago Brooklyn ..
...... New England Associate.. Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Cannon, N.Y. The officers of the American Whist league are: President, David Muhlfelder, Albany, N. Y.; vicepresident, Ernest B. Cooper, Nashville, Tenn.; recording secretary, E. A. Montgomery, Minneapolis, Minn.; corresponding secretary, Clarence Vail, Brooklyn, N. Y.; treasurer, E. G. Comstock, Mil
PEDESTRIANISM. Albert Corey of the First Regiment Athletic team set a new record Oct. 23-24, 1907, for the 100-mile run between Milwaukee and Chicago ly covering the distance in 18:33:00. The former record, made by Henry Schmehl, was 19:54:00.
Daniel O'Leary, the veteran pedestrian, aged 63 years, walked 1,000 miles in 1,000 consecutive hours at Cincinnati, O., in 1907, starting Sept. 9 and finishing Oct. 20.
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ROQUE. Harold Bosworth of New London, Conn., won the national championship at roque at Norwich, Conn.. Aug. 26, 1907, by defeating C. G. Williams and Edward Clark, who had tied with him in the first division. Howard of Washington, D. C., holder of the title of champion, did not appear to defend it.
WOMAN'S WHIST LEAGUE. The Woman's Whist league held its tenth annual congress in New York, N. Y., May 6-11, 1907. The Washington trophy was won by the New Amsterdam club of New York, the Cavendish trophy by the Philadelphia club and the Philadelphia cup and Toledo trophy by the Howells club. Mrs. James T. Shaw of Detroit is president of the league and Mrs. 0. D. Thompson of Pittsburg recording secretary.
FLY CASTING. In the annual tournament of the International Association of Fly Casting Clubs concluded at Racine, Wis., Aug. 17, 1907, I. H. Bellows of Chicago won the diamond trophy with a score of 99 6-15. In the distance salmon 'fly contest F. N. Peet of Chicago won with a record of 121 feet.