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March 13-Princeton, N. J. Haverford 20.
March 14-Philadelphia, Pa. N. J. Rutgers 35, Columbia 19. March 18-New York City. March 20-New Haven, Ct. March 21-New York City.
Yale 30, Princeton 24. Haverford, Pa.
New York University 261⁄2, Rutgers 14. Amherst 11, Colum-
March 26-New Haven, Ct. Won by New York University, 17 points. University of Pennsylvania was second with 15 points, Princeton third with 8. Other point winners were Yale 8. Haverford 6, Rutgers 5, Amherst 1, and Harvard 1. Cremer of New York University won the Individual all-round championship, with Clark, Pennsylvania, second, and Waples, Haverford, third.
WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
April 4-Chicago, Ill. Won by University of Wisconsin; second, University of Chicago. Individual championship won by Replinger, Wisconsin.
AMERICAN BOWLING CONGRESS.
FOURTEENTH annual tournament was held at Buffalo, N. Y., ending March 26. First five in each competition, with scores and prize money:
Five-Men Events-Monko Club, New Haven, Ct., 2,944, $500; Dimlings No. 2, Pittsburgh, Pa., 2,931, $450; White Elephants, Philadelphia, Pa., 2,897, $400; Mineralites, Chicago, Ill., 2,896, $325; State League, Syracuse, N. Y., 2,896, $325.
Two-Men Events-Negley-Van Ness, Newark, N. J., 1,245, $300: Schenkel-Smith, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1,242, $236; Peter George-Rodems, Buffalo, N. Y., 1,242, $236; Ralston-Miller, Detroit, Mich., 1,238, $200; Owen-Suttin, Louisville, Ky., 1,230, $175.
Individuals-William Miller, Detroit, Mich., 675, $200; R. Coffin, Bradford, 670, $170; J. F. McCullough, Indianapolis, Ind., 665, $140; N. Owen, Louisville, Ky., 659, $125; J. C. Ameling, St Louis, Mo., 653, $110.
All Events-W. Miller, Detroit, Mich., 1,897, $100; R. Morgan, Buffalo, N. Y., 1,874, $90; W. Elwert, Toledo, Ohio, 1,868, $80; W. Knox, Philadelphia, Pa., 1,845, $70; H. Cohn, Hoboken, N. J., 1,835, $60.
Tournament, 1915, will be held in Peoria, Ill.
Winners in previous years: All Events (nine games)-1913, Herrmann, Cleveland, 1,972; 1912, L. Sutton, Rochester, 1,843; 1911, J. Smith, Buffalo, 1,919; 1910, Thomas Haley, Detroit, Mich., 1,961; 1909, James Blouin, Cleveland, Ohio, 1,885; 1908, R. Crabe, East Liverpool, Ohio, 1,910; 1907, Harry Ellis, Grand Rapids, 1,767; 1906, J. T. Leacock, Indianapolis, 1,794; 1905. J. G. Reilly, Chicago, 1.791; 1904, Martin Kern, St. Louis, 1,804; 1903, Fred Strong, Chicago, 1896; 1902. John Koster, New York, 1,841; 1901, Frank H. Brill, Chicago, 1,736. Individual-1913, Peterson, Columbus, Ohlo, 693; 1912, L. Sutton, Rochester, 679; 1911, J. Blouin, Chicago, 681; 1910, Thomas Haley, Detroit, Mich., 705; 1909, L. Sutton, Rochester, N. Y., and F. Bruggemann, Sioux Falls, Iowa, tled; Sutton won roll-off, one game, score 215 to 179; 1908, A. Wingler, Chicago, 699; 1907, Marshall B. Levy, Indianapolis, and R. F. Matak, St. Louis, tied on 624. In the roll-off Levy won -582 to 385. 1906, F. J. Favour, Oshkosh, Wis., 669; 1905, C. M. Anderson, St. Paul, 651; 1904. M. Kern, St. Louis, 647; 1903, D. A. Jones, Milwaukee, 683; 1902, Fred H. Strong, Chicago, 649: 1901, Frank H. Brill, Chicago, 648. Two-Men Teams-1913, Schultz-Koster. Newark, N. J., 1,291; 1912, Owen-Sutton, Louisville, Ky., 1,249; 1911, Hartley-Zeller, East Liverpool, Ohio, 1,246; 1910, Delker-Waterman, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1,231; 1909, Schwoegler brothers, Madison, Wis., 1,304; 1908, Kiene-Chalmers, Chicago, 1,254; 1907, E. C. Richter-E. M. Bigley, Louisville, 1.164; 1906, J. N. Reed-E. Dresbach, Columbus, 1,247; 1905, R. Rolfe-E. Stretch, Chicago, 1,213; 1904, H. Krauss-C. H. Spless, Washington, 1.184; 1903, A. Selbach-H. Collin, Columbus, 1,227; 1902, J. McClean-H. Steers, Chicago, 1,237: 1901, J. Voorhels-C. K. Starr, New York, 1,203. Five-Men Teams-1913. Flor de Knispels, St. Paul, Minn., 3,006; 1912, Brunswick All Stars, New York, 2,904; 1911, Flenners. Chicago, 2,924; 1910, Cosmos, Chicago, Ill., 2,880; 1909, Lipmans, Chicago, 2,962; 1908. Bonds. Columbus, 2,927; 1907, and tournament cities, Furniture Cities, Grand Rapids (St. Louis), 2.775; 1906, Centurys, Chicago (Louisville), 2,794; 1905, Gunthers No. 2, Chicago (Milwaukee), 2,795; 1904. Ansons, Chicago (Cleveland), 2,737; 1903, O'Learys, Chicago (Indianapolis), 2,819; 1902, Fidellas, New York (Buffalo), 2,792; 1901, Standards (Chicago), 2,720.
NATIONAL BOWLING ASSOCIATION.
The eighth annual tournament of the National Bowling Association was held at Atlantic City, N. J., ending April 28. The first five winners in each competition, with scores and prize money: Five-Men Events-Genesee, Rochester, N. Y., 3,035, $250; Atlantic Reds, Brooklyn, N. Y. 2,957, $200; Lenox Five, Paterson, N. J., 2,909, $150; Roseville A. A., Newark, N. J., 2,899, $125; Melrose, New York, 2,853, $120.
Two-Men Events-Riddell-Horton, New York, 1,333, $140: Smith-Spinella, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1,271, $125; Roberts-Gerdes, New York, 1,244, 8110: Stevenson-Johnson, New Haven, Ct., 1,236, $100; Von Lossberg-Swelger, Baltimore, Md., 1,232, 890.
Individuals-Harry Krauss, Washington, D. C., 678, $90; Joseph West, Buffalo, N. Y., 676, $80; Harry Savage. Schenectady, N. Y., 674, 870: Louis Franz, Cleveland, Ohio, 665, $65; Mortimer Lindsey, New Haven, Ct., 662, $105; C. H. Wagner, Newark, N. J., 662, $105.
All Events Jimmy Smith, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1,917. $35: Chris. Thless, Cleveland, Ohio, 1,844, $30; Glenn Riddell, New York, 1.877, $25; Harry Krauss, Washington, D. C., 1,867, $20; Harold W. Horton, New York, 1,865. $15
Winners In previous years: Individual-1907, G. F. Sauer, New York, 657; 1908, Frederick Schwartle, Brooklyn, 697; 1909, E. Thompson, Brooklyn, 699; 1910, Tony Prio, Brooklyn, 705; 1911, Joseph West, Toronto, 694; 1912, Leo Lucke, Brooklyn, 699; 1913, Kumpf, Buffalo, 712. Two-Men Events-1907, John Nelson-Walter Tuthill, Brooklyn, 1,220: 1908, John McGuirk-John Grady, Paterson, N. J., 1,318; 1909, Satterthwaite-Rogers, Philadelphia, 1,298; 1910, BurdineEckstein, Washington, 1,305; 1911, Johnson-Kelsey, New Haven, 1,355; 1912, Lindsey-Johnson, New Haven, 1,301; 1913, Smith-Riddell, New York, 1,259.
Five-Men Events-1907, Corinthians, New York, 2,814: 1908, Brunswicks, New York, 2.893; 1909, Corinthian No. 8, New York, 2.899; 1910. Chalmers-Detroit, Chicago, 2,817: 1911, Bonds, Cleveland, 2,969; 1912, Grand Centrals, Rochester, 2,997; 1913, Bronx Centrals, New York. 2.936.
Individual All-round Champions-1907, John J. Voorhies, Brooklyn, 1,956; 1908, W. L. Erdmann, Brooklyn, 1,835; 1909, Frank Hegeman, Brooklyn, 1.908; 1910, George Freeman, Newark, 1,916; 1911, George Brunt, Paterson, 1,894; 1911, George Bungart, Chicago, 1,894; 1912, M. Lindsey, New Haven, 2,031; 1913, Smith, New York, 1,928.
N. B. A. TOURNAMENT RECORDS.
Individual High Score, One Game-0. Kallusch, 288, Buffalo, 1911. Individual Total, Three Games-G. Kumpf, Buffalo (Rochester, 1913), 712. Two-Men, Single Game-McGuirk-Grady, Paterson, N. J. (Rochester), 523. Two-Men, Three Game Total-Kelsey-Johnson, New Haven, Ct. (Buffalo, 1911), 1,355. Five-Men, Single Game--Keller Five, Paterson, N. J. (Rochester), 1.060. Five-Men, Total Three Games-Grand Central Club, Rochester, N. Y. (Paterson, N. J., 1912), 2,997. High Individual Average, All Events-M. Lindsey, New Haven Club (Paterson, N. J., 1912), 225 6-9.
Individual, Open, Three Games-William E. Roach, Academy Alleys, Wilmington, Del., 300, 300, 269, total, 869; average, 289 2-3, 1906. Six Games-Lee R. Johns, Oxford Alleys, Newark, 1909, 279. 268, 248, 277, 277, 279; total, 1,628; average 271 1-3. All Events-Mortimer Lindsey, New Haven, Ct., 2,031 for 9 games, averaging 225 6-9, in N. B. A. tournament at Paterson, N. J., 1912: James Smith, Buffalo, N. Y., 2,060 for 9 games, averaging 228 8-9, in Canadian Bowling Association tournament at Toronto, Ont., 1912. Head Pin-Oscar Steinquest, Riverside Alleys, New York, 118, 1909. Tournament, Three Games-Charles Schaeder, Amphion Alleys, Brooklyn, 267, 279, 278; average, 271 1-3, 1907. Six Games-Charles Schaeder, Amphion Alleys, Brooklyn, 236, 255, 267, 279, 263, 232; total, 1,537; average, 256 1-6, 1907. Seventy-five Games-Fred B. Egelhoff, Palace Alleys, Brooklyn, average, 230.29, 1906. Greatest Number of 300 Scores-John Koster, of New York, 12. Highest Woman's Score-Mrs. Nellie Lester, Lenox Alleys, New York, 277, 1909. Two-Men, Open-Knox-Satterthwaite, Philadelphia, Pa., 537, February 18, 1912. Three Games-Knox-Satterthwaite, Philadelphia, Pa., 1,445, February 18, 1912. Tournament-McGuirk-Grady, of Paterson, N. J., in N. B. A. tournament, Rochester, N. Y., 523, 1908. Three Games-McGuirk-Grady, same place and time, 1,318. Three-Men, OpenMortimer Lindsey, Glenn Riddell, Alex Dunbar, Columbia Alleys, New York, 757, 1908. Tournament-Imperial team, Brooklyn Palace Tournament, 748, in 1910. Five-Men, Open-All Wooden Balls-Algonquins, New York, Columbia Alleys, New York, 1,175, 1906. Three GamesBrooklyn Interstate Team, Grand Central Alleys, Brooklyn, average, 1,126, 1905. Rochester State League team at Rochester, January 21, 1913, against Syracuse, 3,497 pins, average 1,165.2. Four Games, same team and place, average 1,124. Tournament-Howard Majors, Chicago, 1.207, 1907; Koenig & Kalser team, St. Louis, Mo., 1,207, 1908; Burkes, St. Louis, Mo., 1,207, 1909. Three Games-Howard Majors, Chicago, Ill., average, 1,124, 1906. Head Pin-Roseville A. A., Iroquois Alleys, Newark, N. J., 545, 1909.
NATIONAL TELEGRAPH TOURNAMENT.
Telegraph match open to athletic club five-men teams of United States and Canada, rolled April 26, on home alleys. Results: Winner: Cleveland A. A.-E. J. Blair, E. Demooy, W. D. Frank, G. L. Frey, G. H. McNamara: total, 2,835. Second: New York A. C.-P. Adams, H. Kling, H. Lerdes, J. Roberts, A. Crabe; total, 2,829. Third: Seattle A. C.-H. J. Dobbs, C. W. Harris, J. J. Jacobson, L. Walber, C. H. Kline; total, 2,774. Fourth: Montreal A. A.-J. E. Walsh, L. H. Walsh, T. H. Gardner, P. C. Bach, E. G. Burnett; total, 2,695. Fifth: Olympic Club, San Francisco-E. Bush, E. C. Simpson, M. J. Jenne, E. W. Scott, C. W. Irvin; total, 2,629. Sixth: Pittsburgh A. A.-G. G. Ramsey, B. B. Bannister, W. C. Secrist, H. Barney, S. Rieger; total, 2,618. Seventh: Denver A. C.-J. P. Bliss, L. G. Palmer, K. H. Woodward, F. A. Danahower, C. C. Aldoris; total, 2,465. Eighth: Illinois A. C.-H. J. Krelg, A. L. Mott, J. S. Beck, B. S. Landfelder, G. Wheeler; total, 2,442. Ninth: Chicago A. A.-A. W. Elder, G. A. Eddy, H. J. Ables, A. G. Maler, J. A. Broadhurst; total, 2,403.
ATHLETIC BOWLING LEAGUE.
The tle between New York A. C. and Roseville was rolled off April 9, and won by Roseville, with a total of 2,702 against 2,647.
ILLINOIS STATE TOURNAMENT.
First five teams in each event. Results:
Five-Men Events-Blatz, 2,975; Colonna League, 2,913; Lipmans, 2,887; Woodlawns, 2,871; Schweitzers, 2,833.
Two-Men Events-Holden-Kerpen, 1,273; De Long-Rellly, 1,261; Thompson-Canfield, 1,259; Welch-Carey, 1,242; Bernet-Burke, 1,237.
Individuals-A. Toemmel, 684: E. Eckart, 677; E. Peterson, 675; A. Lingl, 670; F. Walter, 654.
First five in all events.
Five-Men Events-Novotnys, 2,901; J. Blouins, 2,889; O'Learys, 2,871; Petersens W. C. L., 2,809; Beach & Winz., 2,802.
Two-Men Events-Wagner-Lemphul, 1,274; Kriha-A. Kappes, 1,270; E. Blouin-Collier, 1,258; G. Dernbach-Scully, 1,229; Stattenstein-Jordan, 1,228.
Individuals-D. E. Meaney, 699; Frank Brill, 690; W. Scully, 653; Al Toemmel, 652; J. Dominick, 648.
All Events A. Kappes, 1,884; Frank Brill, 1,875; M. Stattenstein, 1,849; Ed. Blouin, 1,844; T. Karlicek, 1,834; D. E. Meaney, 1,822.
UNITED STATES open championship, played over Midlothian course, Chicago, Ill. Finals played August 21. Won by W. C. Hagin, Rochester, N. Y., professional, score 290; Charles Evans, Jr., Chicago, amateur, 291, second; George Sargent, professional, third. Previous winners: 1913, at Brookline, Mass., won by Francis Quimet, 72, with Harry Vardon, 77, second, and Edward Ray, 78, third, after a triple tie in final round of 304. 1912, at Buffalo, N. Y., won by Jack McDermott, 294, with Tom McNamara, 296, second, and Alex. Smith and M. J. Brady tied at 299 for third. 1911, at Wheaton, Ill., after a triple tie between J. J. McDermott, M. J. Brady and George O. Simpson at 307, J. J. McDermott won in the play-off, with Brady second and Simpson third. 1910, at Philadelphia, Pa., Alex. Smith, 298. 1909, at Englewood, N. J., George Sargent, 290. 1908, at Myopia, Fred McLeod, 322. 1907, at Philadelphia Cricket C., Alexander Ross, 302. 1906, at Onwentsia, Alex. Smith, 295. 1905, at Myopia, W. Anderson, 314. 1904, at Glen View, W. Anderson, 303. 1903, at Baltusrol, W. Anderson, 307. 1902, at Garden City, L. Auchterlonie, 307. 1901, at Myopia, W. Anderson, 331. 1900, at Chicago, M. H. Vardon, 313.
United States amateur, played at Manchester, Vt.-Francis Oulmet defeated Jerome D. Travers, 6 up and 5 to play. Previous winners: 1913, at Garden City, L. I., J. D. Travers defeated J. G. Anderson, 5 up and 4 to play. 1912, at Wheaton, Ill., J. Travers defeated Charles Evans, Jr., 7 up and 6 to play. 1911, at Rye, N. Y., H. H. Hilton, amateur champion of England, defeated F. Herreshoff, 1 up in 37 holes. 1910, at Brookline, Mass., W. C. Fownes, Jr, defeated W. K. Wood, 4 up and 3 to play. 1909, at Wheaton, Ill., R. A. Gardner beat H. Chandler Egan, 4 up and 2 to play. 1908, at Garden City, J. D. Travers beat Max Behr, 8 up and 7 to play 1907, at Euclid, J. D. Travers beat A. Graham, 6 up and 5 to play. 1906, E. M. Byers beat G. S. Lyon, 2 up. 1905, at Wheaton, Ill., H. Chandler Egan beat D. E. Sawyer, 6 up and 5 to play. 1904, H. Chandler Egan; 1903, W. J. Travis; 1902, L. N. James; 1901 and 1900, W. J. Travis.
United States women's championship, played at Glen Cove, N. Y. Finals, September 19. Mrs. H. Jackson, Boston, defeated Miss E. V. Rosenthal, Chicago, 1 up. Previous winners: 1913, played at Wilmington, Del., October 18, Miss G. Ravenscroft of England defeated Miss M. Hollins, 2 up. 1912, played at Essex Country Club, Manchester, Mass., Miss M. Curtis defeated Mrs. R. H. Barlow, 3 up and 2 to play. 1911, at Westchester County, N. Y., Miss M. Curtis. 1910, at Chicago, Ill., Miss Dorothy Campbell, Hamilton, Ont. 1909, at Philadelphia, Miss Dorothy Campbell. 1908, at Washington, Miss Kate C. Harley. 1907, at Midlothian, Miss Margaret Curtis. 1906, at Brae Burn, Miss Harriet Curtis. 1905, at Morris County, Miss Pauline Mackay. 1904, at Merion C. C., Miss G. Bishop. 1903, at Wheaton, Miss B. Anthony. 1902-01, at Brookline and Baltusrol, Miss G. Hecker. 1900, at Shinnecock, Miss F. C. Griscom.
STATE AND SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Isaac Mackle, professional, won with a score of 305; Joe Mitchell, second, with 307; J. M. Barnes third. Women's, held at Greenwich, Ct. Won by Mrs. H. A. Jackson, Cambridge, Mass., score 172; Miss F. C. Osgood, Boston, Mass., second, with 181; Mrs. C. H. Vanderbeck, Philadelphia, Pa., third, 182.
Metropolitan amateur, played at Englewood, N. J.-Oswald Kirkby, Englewood, defeated W. J. Travis, 3 up and 1 to play. Open, played at Hartsdale, N. Y.-McDonald Smith, Oakmont, professional, won with a score of 278; William McFarlane, Baltusrol, second, 287. Junior, played at Plainfield, N. J.-P. Carter, Nassau, defeated V. K. Hilton, Hackensack, 8 up and 6 to play. Women, played in Essex County-Miss L. B. Hyde defeated Miss G. M. Bishop, 9 up and 7 to play. Central New York, played at Elmira, N. Y.-S. T. Cole defeated Dr. W. M. Neville, 6 up. New York City-J. H. Buckbee, Jr., defeated H. A. Linton, 1 up (19 holes).
New Jersey-Oswald Kirkby, Englewood, defeated M. Risley, Atlantic City, 4 up and 3 to play. Massachusetts, open-O. A. Terry and M. J. Brady tied with 309. Amateur-Francis Oulmet defeated R. R. Gorton, 5 up and 4 to play. Amateur junior-Raymond Oulmet defeated E. L. Hubbard, 5 up and 4 to play.
White Mountains, played at Jefferson, N. H.-J. D. Standish, Jr., Detroit, defeated H. C. Richard, 1 up (19 holes).
Pennsylvania open-McDonald Smith, Oakmont, professional, won with a score of 147; Jack Hutchinson, second, 154. Amateur-W. H. Croft defeated James B. Crookston, 5 up and 3 to play.
Philadelphia-H. H. Francine defeated H. L. Willoughby, 2 up. Women-Mrs. R. H. Barlow defeated Mrs. C. H. Vanderbeck, 3 up and 2 to play.
Western amateur, played at Grand Rapids, Mich.-Chick Evans defeated James D. Standish, Jr., Detroit, 11 up. Junior, played at Chicago, Ill.-Charles F. Grimes defeated L. M. Watts, 6 up and 5 to play. Women-Mrs. Harry D. Hammond, Indianapolis, defeated Mrs. A. S. Colburn, 5 up and 3 to play. Open, played at Minneapolis, Minn.-J. M. Barnes, Philadelphia, Pa., won with a score of 293; William Kidd, St. Louis, Mo., second, 294; George Sargent, Washington, D. C., third, 296.
Chicago-William Rautenbusch defeated J. McDonald, 1 up.
United North and South, played at Pinehurst, N. C., amateur-R. 8. Worthington defeated Paul E. Gardner, 6 up and 5 to play. Open-G. Nicholls, Wilmington, Del., won with a score of 145: J. J. McDermott, second, 147. Women-Miss F. L. Harvey, Canada, defeated Mrs. R. H. Barlow, Philadelphia, 1 up.
Trans-Mississippi, played at Kansas City, Mo.-John D. Cady defeated M. A. McLaughlin, 5 up and 4 to play.
Iowa-Arthur Britlett, Ottawa, defeated P. Sheldon, Keokuk, 10 up and 8 to play.
Southern, played at Memphis, Tenn.-Nelson Whitney, New Orleans, defeated Perry Adair, Atlanta, 14 up and 13 to play.
Florida, open-G. R. McDonald, professional, Buffalo, N. Y., won with a score of 130; Jack Hutchinson, second, with 137. Amateur W. R. Simons, Garden City, N. Y., defeated Harold Weber, Toledo, Ohio, in the 36th hole. Women-Miss Lillian B. Hyde defeated Mrs. H. C. Phipps, 6 up and 4 to play.
South Florida J. R. Hyde defeated H. C. Richard, 1 up.
Mississippi Coast-J. W. Maulding defeated J. H. Jones, Jr., 6 up and 5 to play.
Pacific Northwest, played at Seattle, Wash.-J. Neville defeated H. Chandler Egan, 5 up and 4 to play.
OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS.
Illinois vs. Wisconsin, played at Madison, Wis.-Won by Illinois team, 5 to 3.
Tom Morris Memorial Trophy, played at Chicago, Ill.-Score of first five: Cleveland Country Club, 47 up: Portage Lake Country Club, 18 up: Detroit Country Club, 13 up; Denver Country Club, 11 up; Arlington, Columbus, Ohio, 7 up.
Griscom Cup finals, played at New York City, for women-Philadelphia defeated Metropolitan Association by 12 matches to 9. Boston defeated in preliminaries.
Olymple Cup, played at Chicago, Ill. Won by Chicago District Golf Association team, composed of Frazer Hale, 146; J. L. Leduc, 164; E. H. Blankhard, Jr., 165, and K. P. Edwards, 153. Total score, 628.
Leslie Cup, played at Baltusrol links, N. Y., September 25-Metropolitan Association defeated Pennsylvania by 9 to 6.
Intercollegiate championship, played at Garden City, L. I., September 12-Edward P. Allis, Harvard, defeated L. M. Washburn, Princeton, 11 up and 10 to play.
Team championship finals, played at Garden City, September 9-Won by Princeton against Harvard, 5 to 4.
Western intercollegiate championships, played at Chicago, Ill., June 19-Individual won by J. N. McDonald, University of Chicago, score 173. Team-University of Chicago won by 12 to 0; University of Wisconsin second.
Eastern interscholastic, played at Scarsdale, N. Y.-P. V. G. Carter, Pawling, defeated W. T. Badham, Lawrenceville, 6 up and 5 to play.
DUAL COLLEGE MEETINGS. April 25-Glencove, L. I.; Nassau Country Club 3, Columbia 0.
May 2-New York City, Fox Hills; Yale 5, Princeton 1. Williamstown, Mass.; Williams 3, Dartmouth 2.
May 8-Princeton, N. J.; Cornell 3, Princeton 3. Glen Cove, L. I.; Dartmouth 5. Columbia 0. May 9-Hartford, Ct.; Hartford Golf Club 8, Yale 7. Philadelphia, Pa.; Cornell 5, Pennsylvania 1; Pennsylvania 5, Columbia 1; Cornell 6, Columbia 0. Princeton, N. J.; Princeton 5, Dartmouth 0.
May 13-Princeton, N. J.; Princeton 5, Pennsylvania 1.
May 14-Providence, R. I.; Rhode Island 3, Harvard 3.
May 15-New Haven, Ct.; Yale 5, Williams 1. Garden City, L. I.; Garden City Golf Club 14, Princeton 6.
May 23-Glen Cove, L. I.; Nassau Country Club 8, Yale 5.
England, open championship, played at Prestwick-Harry Vardon, the English professional, won with 306; G. H. Taylor, England, holder, second, with 309; Archie Simpson, England, third, with 310. J. L. C. Jenkins, amateur champion of England, led the amateurs with 315; Francis Ouimet, Boston, unplaced, with 332. Previous winners: 1892, H. H. Hilton, amateur, 305; 1893, W. Auchterlonie, 322; 1894, J. H. Taylor, 326; 1895, J. H. Taylor, 322; 1896, H. Vardon, 316; 1897. H. H. Hilton, amateur, 314; 1898, H. Vardon, 307; 1899, H. Vardon, 310; 1900, J. H. Taylor, 309; 1901, James Braid, 309; 1902, Alex. Herd, 307: 1903, H. Vardon, 300; 1904, J. White, 296; 1905, J. Braid, 318; 1906, J. Braid, 300; 1907, A. Massy, 312; 1908, J. Braid, 291; 1909, J. H. Taylor, 295; 1910, J. Braid, 299; 1911, H. Vardon (after a tie with A. Massy), 303; 1912, E. Ray, 295; 1913, J. H. Taylor, 304.
Amateur championship, played at Sandwich-J. L. C. Jenkins, Troon. Scotland, defeated C. C. Hezlet, Portrush, Ireland, 3 up and 2 to play. The following Americans competed but finished unplaced: Jerome D. Travers, New York; Francis Ouimet, Boston, and C. Evans, Jr., Chicago; Frederick Herreshoff, New York; Arthur G. Lockwood, Boston; Fraser Hall, Chicago; C. W. Inslee, Oneida: H. J. Topping, Greenwich; Harold Weber, Toledo, and Edward S. Knapp, Westbrook. Previous winners: 1889, J. E. Laidlay: 1890, John Ball; 1891, J. E. Laidlay; 1892, John Ball; 1893, Peter Anderson; 1894, John Ball; 1895, L. Balfour Melville; 1896, F. G. Tait; 1897, A. J. T. Allan; 1898, F. G. Tait: 1899, John Bail; 1900, H. H. Hilton; 1901, H. H. Hilton; 1902, Charles Hutchings; 1903, Robert Maxwell; 1904, W. J. Travis; 1905, A. G. Barry; 1906, J. Robb; 1907, J. Ball; 1908, E. A. Lassen; 1909, R. Maxwell; 1910, J. Ball; 1911, H. H. Hilton; 1912, J. Ball; 1913, H. H. Hilton. Women's championship, played at Hunstanton-Miss Cecil Leitch, England, defeated Miss Gladys Ravenscroft, England, defender, 2 up and 1 to play. Previous winners: 1893, Lady Margaret Scott; 1894, Lady Margaret Scott: 1895, Lady Margaret Scott; 1896, Miss Amy Pascoe; 1897, Miss E. C. Orr: 1898, Miss L. Thomson; 1899, Miss M. Hezlet; 1900, Miss R. K. Adair: 1901, Miss M. A. Graham; 1902, Miss M. Hezlet; 1903, Miss R. K. Adair; 1904, Miss L. Dod; 1905. Miss B. Thompson; 1906, Mrs. Kennion; 1907, Miss M. Hezlet; 1908, Miss Titterton; 1909, Miss D. Campbell; 1910, Miss E. G. Suttie; 1911, Miss D. Campbell; 1912, Miss G. Ravenscroft; 1913, Miss Muriel Dodd.
Easter Gold Challenge Medal, played at Westward Ho, North Devon Golf Club-Won by Jerome D. Travers, New York. Golf Illustrated Golf Vase, played at Suningdale-H. H. Hilton, England, won with 151. The following Americans competed but finished unplaced: Francis Ouimet, Boston; C. W. Inslee, Oneida; Arthur G. Lockwood, Boston: Fraser Hale, Chicago, and Harold Weber, Toledo.
St. George Vase, played at Sandwich-Won by John Graham, England, with 146; Jerome D. Travers, eighth, with 155; Francis Ouimet, 158; Charles Evans, Jr., 159; Fraser Hale, 166; Harold Weber, 157; C. W. Inslee, 169.
France, open championship, played at Le Toquet-Won by J. B. Edgar, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, score 288 for the 72 holes: Harry Vardon, the British open champion, finished second with 294; Edward Ray, former open champion of Great Britain, third with 295; John H. Taylor, British open champion for 1913, fourth with 296, and James Braid, 301. Dr. H. D. Gillies, with a score of 300, won the special prize donated by President Poincaré for the best amateur. Amateur championship, played at La Boulie-Francis Ouimet, Boston, defeated Henry J. Topping, Greenwich, Ct., 4 up and 3 to play. Other Americans who competed but finished unplaced: Jerome D. Travers, Harold Weber, Fraser Hale, Fred. Herreshoff, A. G. Lockwood and Charles Evans, Jr. Women's championship, played at La Boulie-Miss Cecil Leitch, England, defeated Miss Gladys Bastin, England, 2 up and 1 to play.
Canada, played at Ottawa-G. S. Lyon, Toronto, defeated Bryce Evans, Boston, 8 up and 7 to play. Cuba-J. Travis, Garden City, N. Y., defeated R. A. Gray, Havana, 2 up and 1 to play.
THIRTY-THIRD annual tournament of National Roque Association, held at Norwich, Ct., August 18 to 22. First division-Harold and Edward Clark of Springfield, Mass., tied. Harold Clark was declared champion because Edward Clark refused to play off the tie. Second divisionTie between E. F. Fenton, Willimantic, Ct., and J. D. Miner, East Greenwich, R. I. First place was awarded to Fenton, Miner defaulting.
Middle Atlantic championships; fourth annual tournament, held at Philadelphia, Pa. Won by Edward Clark, Springfield, Mass., with 11 straight wins. His brother, Harold Clark, second. Western championships, held by Western Roque Association at Chicago, Ill., July 20-25. First division-Won by Dr. H. E. Lyman, Topeka, Kan., with 8 straight games. Second divisionWon by F. H. Sheldon, Kansas City, Mo., with 6 straight games.
Chicago, October 19. Charles C. King of Chicago, Western roque champion, made what is claimed to be a world's record by scoring 58 points out of a possible 64 without a miss. King defeated J. P. Ennis, 32 to 6 and 32 to 7.
In spite of the exceedingly destructive war in Europe, which caused a sudden and complete stoppage of the demand for motor cars in that quarter of the world, 1914 will be marked in history of automobiling as one of the most successful ever enjoyed by the industry. That such should have been the case is considered extraordinary by those who are familiar with the conditions that existed in the early months of the year. For the first six months, with only a few exceptions, the manufacturers appeared to be facing a disastrous season. Reports of record crops appeared to mark the turning point, for July, August and September were marked by a flood of orders that in some cases swamped the facilities for production. It is estimated that the output of motor cars by American factories during the year reached the enormous total of 500,000, which, added to the total of approximately 1,400,000 cars which were in use at the beginning of the year, brings this country within reaching distance of the two-million mark, a staggering total for a type of vehicle which must be regarded as quite as much of a luxury as a utility.
The war broke out at a time when exports of motor cars were extremely heavy, cutting off a huge source of income to the American manufacturers. For the eight months up to August 1 the value of cars exported to foreign countries amounted to about $25,000,000. More than 90 per cent. of the cars exported were absorbed by Great Britain and her colonies and Continental Europe. Except from Canada and Australia the demand ceased at once, and even the overseas dominions of Great Britain evinced conservatism, due to the magnitude of the struggle in which they were so greatly interested. There was left, therefore, only South America as a foreign buyer of American cars, and in the closing months of the year there were indications that the Argentine Republic, Brazil and other southern automobile-using countries, with their supply from Europe shut off, would prove good customers of the American makers of motor cars.
On the other hand, the war brought unexpected good fortune to the motor truck division of the industry-a division that had been far from prosperous. Early in the great struggle Germany utilized motor-driven vehicles to wonderful advantage in the advance on Paris, and the allies found them equally valuable in the transportation of troops, light artillery and supplies. both for guns and men. At the end of two months, however, the constant grind over rough roads and fields had begun to tell on efficiency, and orders were issued to replenish the supply. During the first week in October representatives of France and Great Britain purchased nearly 2,000 motor trucks from American manufacturers, an outlay of over $6,000,000, and negotiations then under way indicated that the various warring nations would take many thousands additional as soon as they could be supplied.
The importation of automobiles to the United States, which had been growing gradually smaller, almost ceased with the start of the war. After August 1 no more cars were received from France, Germany and Belgium. Italian factories were allowed to continue their export business, thereby helping to meet the comparatively small demand for foreign cars. Finding the Continental market closed to them, Great Britain sent a few passenger cars here, and found a ready demand.
All records for motor car production were broken in the twelve months up to August 1 by a Detroit manufacturer of small, low-priced cars, whose distribution in that period was in excess of 255,000. Four years ago the whole world did not produce so many cars in a season. This same maker has announced a rebate in cash to his customers if, in the next twelve months, he sells 300,000 cars, and there is no doubt that the mark will be reached.
It had been anticipated that 1914 would be marked by an extraordinary advance in the production and sale of very small light cars and of cycle cars, the latter being a vehicle of less than normal width and of light weight. This, however, failed to eventuate, the public appearing to prefer either the small machines of normal type at a slightly higher price, or the motorcycle, with or without a side attachment for carrying an extra passenger. Just what the future of the cycle car will be is difficult to predict, but at any rate the motor-wise public of 1914 found little merit in it.
The one drastic departure from accepted automobile practice during the year was the offering toward the end of the season of an eight-cylinder car by an American concern. This did not, however, mark a departure from accepted practice, as a French manufacturer had been marketing a similar car for some years. In this country, however, the multi-cylinder idea had progressed to only six, and the innovation was received with intense interest as marking a radical change in type that might some day prove dominant. The popularity of the innovation, like all those which are introduced in the making of automobiles, cannot be gauged for six months or a year.
In the cars brought out during the last twelve months there has been a very noticeable change in appearance, due to the almost universal adoption of the so-called stream-line body, by which is meant a body in which there are as few angles as possible. Every effort has been made to obtain flowing lines from front to rear, and to eliminate, as far as possible, the piling up of accessories of one kind or another, on the running board, etc. As a result the hood over the motor in the new cars shows a slope from the radiator upward to the dash, which also slopes, its top merging into the flowing lines of the body, giving a most pleasing effect to the whole.
Racing during 1914 continued on about the same plane as in the two or three years previous. The great road classics-the Vanderbilt Cup and Grand Prize-were again contested at Los Angeles, the former being won by an American car that had previously been little heard of, and the lat ter, also by a domestic creation, but one that had been extremely successful in high-speed contests. The 500-mile race was renewed on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and resulted in a decisive victory for French machines, which filled the first four places at the finish, with René Thomas, a Frenchman, showing the way. There were no fatalities during the race, although thirty cars participated, and only one serious accident. Abroad the Grand Prix was renewed in France, and that country's industry was humiliated when three German cars of the same make filled first, second and third places. Death took its usual toll among racing drivers during the year, the list including Spencer Wishart. one of the best of the younger school of American drivers, who was killed at Elgin, Ill., in the running of the Elgin National race, and Jules Goux, one of the most famous of French pilots, and winner in 1913 of the 500-mile race at Indianapolis. Goux was killed in France while practicing for the Grand Prix.
It had been expected that there would be great activity during the year in the building of motor speedways, but such was not the case, only one two-mile oval in Sioux City, Iowa, being opened. The efforts to furnish New York with high speed motoring through a medium of this kind came to naught, but there are indications that the metropolis may have a speedway at least by the Fall of 1915, negotiations being under way to transform one of the old horse-racing tracks to such a use.
Touring in automobiles was greater in the year just ended than ever before, thousands upon thousands of motorists electing thus to spend their vacations on the good roads to be found throughout the Eastern States. New England, especially the White Mountain district, was again the objective of the majority, but there was shown an increasing trend toward the Middle West, while a greater number than ever made the trans-continental journey between New York and Pacific coast points. The run from ocean to ocean has, in fact, become so common as hardly to excite any comment, and it is expected that many thousands will utilize the motor car in their journeys to the Panama-Pacific Exposition at San Francisco this year.
The good roads movement, which got under way strongly about five years ago, continued to gain strength during 1914, and thousands of miles of highways were built or improved in various parts of the country. The Lincoln Highway, which eventually will be a first-class trunk line between New York and San Francisco, made distinct progress, and it is not too much to hope that within two years it will become a delightful reality for the tourist.