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prize-winners were:

Fii-e-men teams. Score. Prize.

Fidelias. New York 2,792 $230

Nationals, New York 2,782 210

Rosedale, New York 2,724 160

Standards, Chicago 2.680 125

Casinos, Buffalo 2,677 100

Farmers, Cleveland 2,663 75

Hoffmans, Chicago 2,622 50

Calumets, Cleveland 2,587 40

Worden's Stars, Chicago 2,577 30

Reiskys, Rochester 2,574 30

Kansas Citys, Kansas City 2,569 25

Big Chiefs. Buffalo 2,567 25

Tii'n-menUamw-innerg. Score. Prize.

McClean-Stuers, Chicago 1.237 $90

Dysinger-Krug, Los Angeles 1,220 80

Elwert-Funcke. Belleville 1,169 70

Graff-Gardner, Indianapolis 1,152 5

Kiene-Peterson, Chicago 1,151 60

Kranz-Martiu, Cleveland 1,133 50

iWorden-Brill. Chicago 1,133 45

Jaekson-Whitbeck, Brooklyn 1,126 40

Clinck-Shiman, New York 1,125 35

Voorhies-Starr, New York 1,123 30

Reisky-Hufelaud, Rochester 1,123 25

Manweiler-Hanslade, Buffalo 1,122 25

Berlin-Canfield. Chicago 1,114 20

Lee-Steele, Chicago 1,105 20

Bangart-Strong, Chicago 1,101

Calla ban-Thomas. Columbus 1,100

Schultz-Koster, New York 1,099 15

Diblik-Makeneace, Kansas City.. 1,096 10

ChappelhSkeene, Buffalo 1,092 10

Saxbe-Reed, Columbus 1,088 5

Carter-Knox, Indianapolis 1,088 5

Fred Strong of the Tosettis, Chicago, won
the individual championship. The scores of
the first twenty men in this event follow:
/. 2. 3. Total.

Strong, Chicago 214 209 226 649

Koster, New York 246 189 212 647

Berlin, Chicago 232 209 202 643

Hills, Cleveland 203 203 211 617

Reed, Columbus 194 225 193 612

Egthoff, Brooklyn 202 204 203 609

Stein, Chicago 202 183 222 607

Smith, Brooklyn 177 216 210 603



i. 2. 3. Total.

Dedrick, New York 182 193 222 597

Schlenk, Belleville 210 192 184 593

Kern, St. Louis 202 221 167 590

Selbach, Columbus 212 193 184 5s9

Hawley, Chicago 174 202 213 589

Foster, Buffalo 178 217 191 586

Rothermel, Now York. 175 203 205 5S3

Blake, New York 182 207 191 50

Farley, Kansas City... 174 204 200 578

Voorhees, New York... 192 182 203 577

Bellmer, New York 209 177 190 576

Collins, Columbus 189 212 174 675

Martin Kern of St. Louis won the Timm

trophy, open only to delegates. His score
was 246.

Joe Berlin won the Individual bowling
championship of Illinois April 29.



HIGHEST OFFICIAL RFX3ORDS.

[Furnished by Samuel Karpf, secretary of

the American Bowling congress.]

FIVE-MAN TEAM SCORES.

1890 Fearless, Brooklyn 1,102

1899 Empire, New York 1,105

1902 Louisville, Louisville 1,102

FIVE-MAN TEAM AVERAGES.

(Three games.)

1902 Fidelia, New York 1,037

1902 Tosettl, Chicago J.035 1-3

INDIVIDUAL SCOBES.



1890 W. B. Sellers, Brooklyn...
1891 G. Wadleigh. Jersey City.
1899 C. K. Starr, New York....

1900 W. Jay, Indianapolis

1901 Max Brunn, Louisville

1902 Oscar Hummer, Brooklyn..
1902 W. P. Mackey, Chicago



300

300

300

299

.'. 300

300

300

INDIVIDUAL AVERAGES.

1901 Chris Becker, Chicago (3 games). 247 1-3
1902 Fred Clinch, Chicago (5 games).. 243 4-6

Officers of American Bowling Congress
President, .Mayor Charles A. Bookwalter,
Indianapolis; secretary. Samuel Karpf, Day-
ton, O.; treasurer, G. M. Stearns, Des
Moines, Iowa.

Next tournament to be held in Indian-
apolis, Feb. 2 to 7. 1303.



AMATEUR ATHLETIC RECORDS.



CENTRAL WEST.

(Compiled by C. O. Du Plessis, official

handicapper Central association of

the A. A. U.)

35-vard run :04, Clyde A. Blair, Univers-
ity of Chicago gymnasium, Feb. 22. 1902,
and May 8, 1902; also at University of
Wisconsin gymnasium, Madison, \S'i*.,
March 16, 1902.

40-yard run :04%,* C. Bell and E. C. Eng-
lish, Notre Dame, Ind., March 9, 1901;
William Borden, First Regiment armory,
Chicago, March 30, 1901; Clyde A. Blair,
First Regiment armory, Chicago, Feb. 6,
1902.

50-yard run :05%. C. Bell, Coliseum, bt.
Louis, Mo., March 8, 1902.

75-yard run :07%, P. J. Corcoran, Phil
Fox and William Borden, Exposition
building. Milwaukee, Wis., March 3, 1900;
E G Snow. William Borden and Ed M'T-
rill. Exposition building, Milwaukee. Wis.,
March 2, 1901; Clyde A. Blair, George



Smith and Ed Merrill, Exposition build-
ing, Milwaukee, Wis., March 1, 1902.

100-yard run :09%, J. H. Maybuiy. Madison,
Wis., May 8, 1897, and 35th street and
Wentworth avenue field, Chicago, June
5, 1897; I. H. Rush, Parkside field, Chi-
cago, June 18, 1898.

NOTE J. H. Maybury was declared pro-
fessional by the Western Intercollegiate
association after, he made the above rec-
ords. The evidence showed he ran for
money before the above records were
made by him. The same applies to his
220-yard run records. C. O. Du TI.ESSIS.

150 yards :17. C. S. Borden, Tattersall's,
Chicago, March 5, 1898.

220-yard run :21%, John H. Maybury, 35th
and .Wentworth field, third of a mile
track, Chicago, June 5, 1897, and :21%,
around half of a quarter-mile path, Madi-
son, Wis., May 9. 1S96; :21%. G. C. Poage.
University of Illinois field, straightaway
path, Champaign, 111., May 16, 1902.



SPORTING RECORDS.



255



cago,
eld,



Sou-yard run :3:i%, Harry H. Basoom, Tat-
tersall's, Chicago, March 5, 1898.

440-yard ruu :49%, G. 0. I'oage, Univers-
ity of Illinois tit-Id, third of a mile path,
Champaign, 111., May 16, 1902; :49%, Kd
Mi-i-rill. Marshall field, quarter of a mile
path, Chicago, 111., June 1, 1901.

600-yard run 1:15%, G. G. Holland, 63d
street Coliseum, Chicago, May 12, 1S97.

880-yard run 1:57%, John K. Daniels. Uni-
versity of Illinois field, third of a mile
path, Champaign, III.. May 16, 1902;
1-59% D. O. Herack, University of Illi-
nois field, Champaign, 111.. May 3, 1902;
1:59%, L. R. Palmer, 35th and Wentworth
tield, Chicago, June 1, -1895.

1,000-yard ruu 2:40, G. G. Hollander, 63d
street Coliseum, Chicago .May 12, 1897.

1-mile run 4:31%, G. K. Keachie. Marshall
field, Chicago. May 31, 1902; 4:33, H. B.
Cragin, 35th and Wentworth field, Chic
June 6, 1896; B. B. Smith, Marshall fi
Chicago, June 4, 1898.

2-mile run 9:56, Fred T. Hall, Havenswood
field, Chicago, June 21, 1902; 10:07, N. A.
Kellogg, Marshall field, Chicago, May 31,
1902.

1-mile walk 6:46%, W. B. Fetterman,
Parkside field, Chicago, June 23, 1898;
7:00, J. Bredstein, Ravenswood field, Chi-
cago, June 23, 1900.

40-yard hurdle race, 3 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :05%, Fred G. Moloney. University
of Chicago. Feb. .15. 1902. (Tipped over
one hurdle, which excludes it as a record.)
:05%,* Fred G. Moloney, Notre Dame,
Ind., March 9, 1901, on turf; also at Uni-
versity of Wisconsin gymnasium, Madi-
son, Wis., March 16, 1902.

50-yard hurdle race, 3 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :06%, Fred G. Moloney, Coliseum,
St. Louis, March 6, 1902.

75-yard hurdle race, 6 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.
high :OS%, Fred G. Moloney, Exposition
building, Milwaukee, March 1, 1902.

75-yard hurdle race, 6 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :10,* trial and final heat, Fred G.
Moloney, Exposition building, Milwaukee,
Wis., March 1, 1902.

120-yard hurdle race, 10 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :15y 5 , A. C. Kraenzlein, Parkside
field, Chicago, June 18, 1898; :15%, Fred
G. Moloney, 'Marshall field, Chicago, May
31, 1902.

220-yard hurdle race, 10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 In.
high :24%, Fred G. Moloney, University
of Illinois field. Champaign, straight-
away course, My 5, 1902; :25, M. Breck-
man, Marshall field, Chicago, around half
circle at start, June 1, 1901.

300-yard hurdle race, 10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.
high :36%,* A. C. Kraenzlein, 68d street
Coliseum, Chicago, May 12, 1897.

Pole vault for height 11 ft. 10% in.. R.
G. Clapp, Parkside field. Chicago, June 18,
1898; 11 ft. 9 in., Jerome Magee, Univer-
sity of Illinois field, Champaign, 111.,
May 3, 1902.

Running high jump 6 ft. % in., I. K. Bax-
ter, Parkside field, Chicago, June 18, 1898.

Standing high jump 5 ft. 3% in.. Ray-
mond C. Ewry, Lafayette, Ind., May 29,
1896.

Running broad jump 23 ft. 7 in., Mayer
Prinstein, Parkside field, Chicago, June 23,
1898; 23 ft. 6% in., E. A. Reber, Detroit
A. C. field, Detroit, July 8, 1891.

Standing broad jump 11 ft., Roy Ewry,
63d street Coliseum, Chicago, May 12, 1897.

Putting 12-pound shot, 7 ft. circle 46 ft.
31/3 in., F. Speik, Ravenswood field, Chi-
cago, July 4, 1902.



Putting 16-pound shot, 7 ft. circle 47 ft.,'
G. K. Gray, 35th and Wentworth, Chi-
cago, Sept. 16, 1893; 41 ft. 9 in., George
F. Riddle, Cleveland, O.. Sept. 2, 1893:
Harry Cochems, Tattersall's, Chicago,
March 5, 1898.

Throwing 12-pound hammer, 4-ft. handle
over all, 7-ft. circle 149 ft., H. B. Web-
ster, Ravenswood field, Chicago, July 4,
1902.

Throwing 16-pound' hammer, 4-ft. handle
over all, 7-ft. circle 13 ft., A. Plaw,
Ravenswood field, Chicago, June 23, 1900.

Throwing 56-pound weight, 7-ft. circle 29
ft. 3% in., John Flannigan, Parkside
field, Chicago, June 18, 1898.

Throwing the discus, 4% pounds, throw in
7-ft. circle 120 ft. 43 in.. Charles S. Rod-
man, University of Illinois -field, Cham-
paign, 111.. May 16, 1902.
'American amateur records.

INDOOR RECORDS, CENTRAL ASSOCIATION,
A. A. U.

(Compiled by C. O. Du Plessis, official hand-
icapper Central association, December,
1902.)

35-yard run :04, Clyde A. Blair, twice at
University of Chicago gymnasium, Chi-
cago, Feb. 22, 1902, and same place May
8, 1902; also at University of Wisconsin.
Madison, Wis., May 16. 1902. (All on floor.)

40-yard run :04%, C. Bell and E. C. Eng-
lish, at Notre Dame, Ind., March 9, 1901,
on turf; William Borden. at First Regi-
ment armory, Chicago, March 30, 1901.
on maple floor; Clyde A. Blair, at First
Regiment armory, Chicago, Feb. 6. 1902;
Archie Hobn, at University of Michigan
gymnasium, Ann Arbor, Feb. 15, 1902.

50-yard run :05%, J. H. Rush, at Coliseum,
63d street, Chicago, May 12, 1897.

75-yard run :07%, P. J. Corcoran, Phil Fox
and William Borden, at Exposition build-
ing, Milwaukee, Wis., March 3, 1900, on
floor; E. G. Snow, Ed .Merrill and Wil-
liam Borden, at Exposition building, Mil-
waukee, Wis., March 2, 1901; Clyde A.
Blair, George Smith and Exl Merrill, at
Exposition building, Milwaukee, March 1,
1902.

100-yard run :10, J. H. Maybury, at Coli-
seum, 63d street, Chicago. May 13, 1897,
on pine floor straight course; A. B. Pot-
ter, at Coliseum, 63d street, Chicago,
.May 14, 1897, on pine floor, straight course.

150-yard run :17, C. A. Borden. at Tatter-
sail's, Chicago, March 5, 1898, on floor
around half-circle on en<l.

220-yard run :23%, P. J. Corcoran, at Notre
Dame, Ind., March 9, 1901, on gymnasium
turf course, one and one-half laps

300-yard run :33%, Harry H. Bascom, at
Tattersall's, Chicago, March 5, 1898, on
floor, around circular ends.

440-yard run :?2%, Pat O'Day, at Tatter-
sall's, Chicago, March 5. 1898, on floor,
around circular ends: :53%. C. T. Teet-
zel, at Exposition building, Milwaukee,
Wis., March 12, 1899, on floor, around
graded circular ends; C. D. Smith, at
Exposition building, Milwaukee, Wis.,
March 2. 1901, on floor, around graded cir-
cular ends.

600-yard run 1:15%, G. G. Holland, at Col-
iseum. 63d street, Chicago, May 12, 1897,
on pine floor.

!0-yard run 2:02, W. A. Moloney. at Ex-
position building. Milwaukee, Wis., Feb.
2, 1902, on pine floor, around graded cir-
cular ends, 5% laps: 2:01%. William
Uffendell, at Notre Dame, Ind., March 1,



CHICAGO DAILY NEWS ALMANAC AND YEAR BOOK FOR 1903.



1902, on gymnasium turf track, 6 laps.

1, 000-yard run 2:40, G. G. Hollander, at
Coliseum, 63d street, Chicago, May 12,
1897, on pine floor.

1-uiile run 4:371/5, B. B. Smith, at Tatter-
sail's. Chicago, March 5, 1898, on floor,

11 laps.

2-mile run 10:11%, Carpenter, at Univer-
sity 'of Chicago old gymnasium, Chicago,
Feb. 15, 1902, cork-covered graded track,

12 laps.

1-mile walk T:06". 4 , Joseph Bredstein. at
Exposition building, Milwaukee, Wis.,
March 3, 1900, on pine floor, 11 laps.

40-yard hurdle race, 3 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :05Vs, F. G. Moloney, at University
of Chicago old gymnasium, Chicago, Feb.
15, 1902, on pine floor (tipped over a hur-
dle); :05%, F. G. Moloney, at Notre
Dame, Ind., March 9, 1901, on turf; also
at University of Wisconsin gymnasium,
Madison, Wis., March 3, 1902, on floor;
James J. Nufer, at University of Mich-
igan gymnasium, Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb.
15, 1902, on floor.

50-yard hurdle race. 3 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :07%, E. A. McKee, at Armory
Hall, Cincinnati, O., Feb. 20, 1902; :06%,
F. G. Moloney, Coliseum, St. Louis, Mo.,
March 6, 1902.

75-yard hurdle race, 6 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.
high :10, Fred G. Moloney, at Exposi-
tion building, .Milwaukee, Wis., March 1,
1902, on pine floor.

75-vard hurdle race, 6 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.
high :08%, Fred G. Moloney, at Exposi-
tion building, Milwaukee, Wis., March 1,
1902, on pine floor.

300-yard hurdle race, 10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.
high :36%, A. Kraenzlein, at Coliseum.
63d street, Chicago, May 12, 1897, on
pine floor.

Pole vault for height 11 ft. 1% in., Jerome
Magee, at Exposition building, Milwau-
kee, Wis., March 1, 1902.

Standing high jump 5 ft., Raymond C.
Ewry, at Coliseum, 63d street, Chicago,
May 12, 1897.

Running high jump 5 ft. 11 in., D. Dough-
erty at University of Illinois armory.
Champaign. 111., May 19, 1900; 5 ft. 10%
in., Otto Kaecke, at First Regiment ar-
inory, Chicago, March 29, 1902.

Standing broad jump 11 ft., Raymond C.
Ewry, 63d street Coliseum, Chicago, May
13, 1897.

Running broad jump 21 ft. 10 in., C. M.
Thompson, at Notre Dame, Ind., March
9, 1901, in gymnasium, on turf.

Putting 16-pound shot, 7 ft. circle 41 ft. 9
in., Harry Cochems, at Tattersall's, Chi-
cago. March 5, 1898.

Throwing discus, 4 1 /- pounds in 7 ft. circle
99 ft. 6 in., J. Mitchell. Coliseum, 63d
sti-eet, Chicago, May 12, 1897.

EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE REC-
ORDS.

100-yard dash :09%, A. F. Duffey, Berke-
ley Oval, New York, May 25, 1902.

220-yard dash :21%, B. J. Wefers. George-
town, 1896.

440-yard run :49%, M. W. Long, Columbia,
1899.

880-yard run 1:56%, Evan Hollister, Har-
vard, 1896.

1-mile run 4:23%, G. W. Often, Pennsyl-
vania, 1895.

2-mile run 9:51%, Alex. Grant, Pennsyl-
vania, 1900.

120-yard hurdles :15%, A. C. Kraenzlein,
Pennsylvania, 1899.



22i.i-y.-ml hurdles :23%, A. C. Kraenzlein,
Pennsylvania, 1898.

High jump C ft. 3 in., J. D. Winsor, Jr..
Pennsylvania, 1897.

Broad jump 24 ft. 4% in., A. O. Kraenz-
lein, Pennsylvania, 1899.

Pole vault 11 ft. 7 in., D. S. Horton,
Princeton, 1902.

16-pound hammer 164 ft. 10 in., J. R. De-
Witt, Princeton, 1902.

16-pound shot 44 ft. 8^! in., F. G. Beck.
Yale, 1902.

1-mile walk 6:45%, W. B. Fetterman, Jr.,
Pennsylvania, 1898.

WORLD'S RECORDS.
100-yard dash :09%, A. F. Duffey.*
220-yard dasn :2iy s , B. J. Wefers.*
440-yard run :47, M. W. Long.*
880-yard run 1:53V>, F. S. Hewitt.*
1-mile run 4:12%, W. G. George.
2-mile run 9:111,4, W. Lang.
5-mile run 24:40, J. White.
100-inile run 13:26:30, C. Rowell.
120-yard hurdles : 15%. A. C. Kraenzlein.*
220-yard hurdles :23%, A. C. Kraeuzlein.*
High jump 6 ft. 5% in., M. F. Sweeney.
Broad jump 24 ft. 4<4 In., A. C. Kraenz-
lein.

Pole vault 11 ft. 10% in.. R. G. Clapp.*
Throwing 16-pound hammer 171 ft. 9 in.,

J. Flanagan.*
Putting 16-pound shot 49 ft. 6 in.. Ralph

L. Rose.*

Throwing discus 125 'ft. 3 in., M. J. Sher-
idan.*

*Amateur.



WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAM-
PIONSHIPS.

(Marshall field, Chicago, May 31, 1902.)
100-yard dash A. Hahii, Michigan, :10.
220-yard dash F. G. Moloney, Chicago,

:22%.

440-yard run E. Merrill, Beloit, :50.
880-yard run E. Brietkreutz, Wisconsin,

2:00%.
1-mile run G. R. Keachle. Wisconsin,

4:31%.

2 mile run N. A. Kellogg, Michigan, 10:07.
120-yard hurdle F. G. Moloney, Cnieago,

:15%.
220-yard hurdle Brockman, Minnesota,

:25%.
Putting 16-pound shot H. E. Kirby, Notre

Dame, 41 ft. 8% In.
Throwing 16-pound hammer C. A. Pell,

Drake, 137 ft. 1% In.
Running high jump Barrett, Michigan, 5

ft. 9} in.

Broad jump Hopkins, Chicago. 22 ft. 5% in.
Pole vault H. T. Chapman, Drake, 11 ft.

6^ in.
Discus throw C. H. Swift, Iowa, 118 ft.

9 In.

Sximmary Michigan 36, Chicago 25, Wis-
consin 19, Drake university 10, Minnesota
9, Beloit 8, Illinois 6, Notre Dame 5, Iowa
5, Northwestern 3.

EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAM-
PIONSHIPS.

(Berkeley Oval, New York, May 31, 1902.)
100-yard dash A. F. Duffey, Georgetown,

:09%.
220-yard dash W. T. Lightner, Harvard,

:21%.

440-yard run W. Holland, Georgetown, :49%.
880-yard run H. E. Taylor, Amherst, 2:00%.
1-mile run R. E. Williams, Princeton,

4:29%.



SPORTING RECORDS.



2-mile run A. B. Bowen, Pennsylvania,

9:57.

120-yard hurdles J. H. Converse, Yale. :15%.
220-yard hurdles J. G. Willis, Harvard,

:23%.
High jump W. O. Lowe, Syracuse, 5 ft.

11 In.
Broad jump A. T. Foster, Amherst, 21 ft.

11 in.
Pole vault D. S. Horton, Princeton, 11 ft.

3 in.
Throwing 16-pound hammer J. R. DeWitt,

Princeton, 164 ft. 10 In.
Putting 16-pound shot F. G. Beck, Yale,

44 ft. 8% in.

Summary Harvard 34, Yale 30, Princeton



27, Ainherst 11, Georgetown 10, Pcnnsylva
nia 9, California 8, Syracuse 8, Columbia
3, Cornell 3.

ALL-AROUND CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Adam Guryi of the Central Y. M. O. A.
of Buffalo won the all-around championship
of the A. A. U. in New York July 4. His
total score was 6,260% points. Ed Merrill
of Beloit was second, with 5,532% points.

At Milwaukee Sept. 13 Kd Merrill of
Beloit won the all-around championship oi
the Central association of the American
Athletic union by scoring 5,733% points.
J. P. Reynolds was second, with 4,989^4
points.



MISCELLANEOUS SPORTS.



BASKETBALL.
The Central Y. M. C. A. team won the
basketball championship of the Central
A. A. U. in Chicago Feb. 22 by defeating
the West Side Y. M. C. A. team in the
final round by a score of 27 to 22.

CHESS.

THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP.

Twenty of the world's best chess players
competed for championship honors and cash,
prizes at Monte Carlo in a tournament last-
ing from Feb. 3 to March 12. The contest
was close and the standing of the leaders
was not determined until the last games
had been played. Pillsbury, the American
champion, was only one-fourth of a point
behind Maroczy, who was first, and only
one-half point ahead of Janowski, who was
third. These three men received prizes of
5,000, 3,000 and 2,000 francs respectively.



Player. Won.Lost.
Maroczy ....14
Pillsbury ....14
Janowski ....14
Teichmann ..13
Schlechter ..12

Tarrasch 12

Wolf 12

Tschigorin ..11
Marshall 11



4'4
P
**

7

7

ni



8
Gunsberg ...10% 8%



Player. Won.Lost.
Napier




Reggio
Mortimer



INTERNATIONAL CABLE MATCH.

Score of the seventh cable match between
America and Great Britain played March
14 and 15:

AMERICA.

1. Pillsbury

2. Barry

3. Marshall

4. Hodges 1

5. Hymes

6. Voigt



7. Dclmar ....... .0

8. Newman ..'.... }

9. Howell 1

10. Helms 1



.::::::::. : g



GREAT BRITAIN.

Lawrence
Mason ...,

Atkins 1

Lee

Mills }

Bellingham %

Trenchard 1

Blake \

Mitchell

Girdlestone



Total 5% Total 4%

RECORD OF ALL THE~MATCHES.

America. Great Britain.
Won. Lost.




Total 36



An international chess match by cable be-
tween Columbia, Harvard, Yale and Prince-
ton on the one side and Oxford. and Cam-
bridge on the other ended April 26 in vic-
tory for the Americans, who made 4% points
to their opponents' 1%.

CURLING.

The annual games of the Northwestern
Curling association took place at Duluth,
Minn., Jan. 13-21. Names of the trophy
winners follow:

Duluth Jobbers L. P. Ordway, St. Paul.

St. Paul Jobbers W. D. Stewart
Paul.

Flour City D. W. Stocking, Duluth.

Duluth Curling Club D. W. Stocking
Duluth.

International Club Harry Hurdon. Duluth.

Green Rinks F. A. Green, Duluth.

Consolation Otto Fowle, Sault Ste. Marie.

HOCKEY.

The championship of the American Ama-
teur Hockey league was won by the Cres-
cent Athletic club, with the New York
A. C. second. Record of the 1901-1902 sea-
son:

Won. Lost. Pcrct.

Crescent A. C 7 2 77.8

New York A. C 6 3 66.7

Hockey club of New York.. 5 3 62.5

St. Nicholas S. 3 5 37.5

Brooklyn S. C 8 00.0

The intercollegiate championship was won
by Yale.

The Montreal A. A. A. team won the
Stanley challenge cup from the Victorias
of Winnipeg by taking two out of tnree
games played at Winnipeg March 13, 15
and 17.



LAWN TENNIS.

WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The western championship games of the
United States Lawn Tennis association took
place on the Kenwood courts, Chicago, July
21-30. In the singles Kreigh Collins was
the victor, defeating R. H. Little of Prince-
ton in the finals. Score: 7-5, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6,
3-3. The championship in doubles was won
by Collins and Waidner from Little and
Alexander in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.

In the women's western championship
tournament a.t Kenwood (Chicago) Miss Car-
rie Neely won by default from MissWenona
Closterman of Cincinnati Sept. 8, but in the
final contest for the championship of the
west Sept. 10 was defeated by Miss Myrtle
McAteer of Pennsylvania, western champion
in 1900 and 1901. The score was 8-6, 4-6, 6-0.



CHICAGO DAILY NEWS ALMANAC AND YKAE HOOK FOR 1903.



EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

In the eastern championship contests at
Louj:w.iod. Mass.. July 28-Aug. 2. William
J. Clothier won in the singles by defeating
\V. A. Lamed, national champion, three
sets to one. Score: 6-3, 3-6. 6-2, 7-5. In
doubles R. F. and H. L. Doherty of Eng-
land won from K. D. and G. L. Wrenu,
three sets to one, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2.

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.

These games were played on the courts
of the Crescent Athletic club at Bay Ridge
Aug. 6, 7 and 8. In the contest for the
challenge cup the English Lawn Tennis as-
sociation was represented by R. F. Doherty
and Dr. Joshua Piui and the United States
by William A. Lamed and Malcom D.
Whitman. On the first day rain stopped
play after Whitman 'had taken two sets
from Dr. Pim, 6-1, 6-1, and Lamed two
from Doherty, 6-2, 6-3. On the second day
Doherty defeated Lamed, 3-6, 4-6, 4-6;
Whitman defeated Dr. Pim, 6-0, 3-6. and
Doherty, 6-1, 7-5, 6-4, and Lamed defeated
Dr. Pim, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. The Americans thus
retain the cup. On the third day the in-
ternational tennis championship in doublea
was won by the Doherty brothers, who de-
feated Holcombe Ward and Dwight F.
Davis by the score 3-6, 10-8, 6-3, 6-4.

LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS.

William A. Lamed won the championship
of Long island in singles Aug. 14 by de-
feating Dr. Pim of England, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3.
In the doubles the- Doherty brothers won,
defeating Whitman and Lamed, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The national tennis championship tourna-
ment began at Newport Aug. 19, when the
western champions, Collins and Waidner,
were beaten in doubles by the holders of
the eastern championship, the Doherty
brothers of England. 'The score was 2-6,
6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Aug. 21 the Dohertys won
the American championship in doubles by
defeating Ward and Davis, champions of
1901. Score: 11-9, 12-10 and 6-4. Aug. 26
R. F. Doherty won in singles by defeating
Whitman by the score of 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0,
but lost the championship of America Aug.
27, when he was defeated by W. A. Larned,
4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6.
WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT.

Michigan won the western intercollegiate
tennis tournament May 29 by capturing both
singles and doubles in the final matches at
the Kenwood club courts. The result of the
tournament has given Michigan two more
points in the race for the prize cup. Chi-
cago now has five points, Michigan four
and Albion one. Seven points are needed
before the cup can be claimed.

Summaries: Singles, Danforth {Michigan)
defeated Proctor (Chicago), 6-4. 7-9, 6-1. 6-3.

Doubles, St. John and Wherry (Michigan)
defeated J. Bailey and B. Bailey (Iowa),
0-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

COTJET TENNIS.

Joslma Crane, Jr., of Boston won the
American court tennis championship in New
York April 5 by defeating L. M. Stockton
in the final round for the honor, winning
three out of four sets. He won the first
set by a score of 6-2, lost the second 3-6
and won the next two sets 6-2 and 6-3.

INDOOR TENNIS.

In the championship indoor tennis tour-
nament in February J. P. Paret was tke



victor. His opponent in the liuals was W.
C. Grant, whom he defeated by a score of
4-6, 9-7, 1-6, 8-6, 6-4.

The championship in doubles was won bv
Grant and LeRoy, who defeated Bostwi' k
and Cragin by the score ti-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.



PIGEON FLYING.

Following are the championship records

recognized by the National Federation of

American Homing Pigeon Fanciers. The

figures show the distance flown, the speed



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