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VOL. XVII, NO. 16
SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 21, 1914
COWING IS THRICE WINNER
Takes Prizes in Men's Singles, Doubles
and Mixed Doubles Tennis
Annual Clult Championship Tourna.
nient Itoundu Out Full Week
of Keen 11 ay
of Cincinnati won triple
honors in the annual
Victorious in singles, he
also won in doubles and
mixed doubles, f Cow
ing's final in singles was
with R. A. Burns, the Canadian survivor,
and a keen match it was throughout.
Winning the first, a love set, Cow
ing lost the second and fourth, each 46,
but won the third 62, with the crisis
in the fifth which was 4 all with many
deuce games before he ultimately won out
G 4. In the semi-final Cowing
defeated F. R. Stevens of New York
G 4, 63, and Burns won by 63, 61
from R.' II. Fortune of St. Catherines.
In doubles Cowing partnered with R.
Adams Balfe won by 87,64, 61
from C. F. Hoag of Philadelphia and T.
R. Stevens of New York. In the semi
final the score was 6 1, 60, from For
tune and C. R. De Bevoise of New York ;
the losers victorious over R. A. Chapin
of Springfield and R. II. Jeffrey of
Columbus, 6 3, 61. T In mixed doubles
Miss Agnes Blancke of Essex Fells and
Mr. Cowing won on the default of Mr.
Fortune and Miss Stella Price of New
York. If Mrs. R. A. Chapin of Spring
field defeated Miss Florence Croft of
Pittsburgh in the final of the women's
singles, 64, 36, 63. In the semi
final Mrs. Chapin won from Miss Blancke
G 3, 6 1, and Miss Croft defeated Miss
Therese Farrell of Brooklyn by 61,
G 3. If The summary tells the story of
play in detail :
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP MEN'S SINGLES
First round R. A. Chapin, Spring
Held, drew a bye; R. II. Jeffery, ('olum
bus beat D. T. Leahy, Brooklyn, 108,
' 7; F. It. Stevens, New York beat
II. D. Eby, Toronto, 62, 60; Law
rence Cowing, Cincinnati beat Thomas
Hooker, Jr., New Haven, by default;
If. A. Burns, Toronto beat C. F. Hoag,
Philadelphia, 6 1, 46, 61 ; R. Adams
Half, Brooklyn beat F. R. Carter,
Chicago, 86, 6 4; R. II. Fortune, St.
Catherines and II. P. Ilotchkiss, New
Haven, drew byes.
Second round Chapin beat Jeffery,
by default; Cowing beat Stevens, 64,
6 3 ; Burns beat Balfe, 46, 63, 63 ;
Fortune beat Ilotchkiss, 63, 62.
Semi-final Cowing beat Chapin,
7 5, 63; Burns beat Fortune, 63,
Final Cowing beat Burns, 60, 46,
62, 46, 6-4.
First round Hoag and Stevens beat
Davidge and Carter, 16, 97, 6 4;
First round Miss Agnes Blancke,
Esex Fells beat Miss Stella Price, New
York, 6 i; 62; Mrs. R. A. Chapin,
Springfield, Mass., beat Miss M. S. Rice,
Mexico, 62, 26, 63; Miss Florence
Croft, Pittsburgh beat Mrs. R. II. Jeffery,
Columbus, 61, 63; Miss Theres Far
rell, Brooklyn beat Miss II. T. Earl,
Montreal by default.
Semi-final Mrs. Chapin beat Miss
Blancke, 63, 64 ; Miss Croft beat Miss
Farrell, 61, 63.
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Chapin and Jeffery beat Hooker and
Ilotchkiss, by default; Burns and Eby
beit Fortune and De Bevoise, 6--1 63 ;
Balfe and Cowing, drew a bye.
Semi-final Hoag and Stevens beat
Chapin and Jefiery, 63, 61; Balfe
and Cowing beat Burns and Eby, 61,
Final Balfe and Cowing beat Hoag
and Stevens, 87, 64, 61.
Final Mrs. Chapin beat Miss Croft,
64, 36, 63.
First round Mr. Cowing, and Miss
Blancke beat Mr. and Mrs. Chapin, 64,
6 1; Mr. Burns, and Miss Rice beat
Mr. Balfe and Miss Croft, 64, 62;
Mr. Eby and Miss Farrell beat Mr. and
( Concluded on page three)
STARS AND STRIPES FOREYER
International Mixed Foursomes
Golfing Novelty of the Season
British Empire Halve One and
Winn Jlut Two of Seven
mixed foursomes proved
one of the most attrac
tive novelties of the
golfing season, the Brit
ish Empire proving no
match for the United
States, halving one, win
ning two and losing
four of the seven matches played, f Miss
Ravenscroft, partnered with E. A. Johns
ton of Baltimore, who is also a member
of her home club at Chester, England,
and playing against Parker W. Whitte
more of Brookline and Mrs. William West
of Philadelphia tied on the eighteenth
hole where Whittemore's four saved
the day. R, F. Robinson of Winnipeg
and Mrs. R. II. Barlow of Ireland, won
from Henry C. Fownes and Mrs. J.
Raymond Price, both of Oakmont, and R.
II. Fortune of Winnipeg and Mrs. J. V.
Hurd of II unilton, Ontario, were victori
ous over G. T. Curtis of Oak Hill and
Miss Louise B. Elkins of Oakmont. All
other matches were easy for the stars
and stripes. The round3 were played on
the championship number two course and
the best card among the women was a
eighty-eight for Mrs. Barlow. Miss
Ravenscroft made ninety-one and Mrs.
Hurd ninety-four, f The summary tells,
the result in detail :
Miss Gladys Ravenscroft, England
E. A. Johnston, England
Mrs. J. V. FTurd, Hamilton, Ont.
11. II. Fortune, St. Catherines i
Mrs. R. II. Barlow, Ireland
R. V. Robinson, .St. Catherines l
Mr. W. E. Gallie, Toronto
Mrs. Gallie o
Mrs. John Dick, Toronto
C. S. McDonald, Toronto o
Mr. G. N. Bernard, Niagara
Mrs. Bernard o
Mrs. C. II. Allen, St. Catherines
P. L. Lightbourn, Bermuda o
Mrs. William West, Philadelphia
P. W. Whittemore, Brookline
Miss Louise Elkins, Oakmont
G. T. Curtis, Oak Hill
Mrs. J. R. Price, Oakmont
II. C. Fownes, Oakmont
Miss Hazel Shannon, Buffalo
I. S. Robeson, Oak Hill
Mrs. A. C. Aborn, Montclair
C. L. Becker, Woodland
Mrs. M. D. Rae, Essex Fells
W. E. Truesdell, Brooklya
Mrs. W. Fellows Morgan, New York
Stuyvesant Le Roy, Newport