Sport: A Technicality

A magnified technicality may sever racing relations between American and Canadian fishermen off Halifax. Though there was no question of her superiority when the boats crossed the finish line, Bluenose, Canadian defender, was declared by the judges loser in the second of three races scheduled with Columbia, American challenger, because Skipper Angus Walters failed to pass the Lighthouse Bank buoy to seaward.

Bluenose had won the first brush over the 26-mile Halifax course by 1 min. 20 sec. Believing that he had been deprived of the second race and the trophy unjustly, Captain Walters...

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