Sport: Gold Racquets

Two men, dripping with perspiration, beat a small rubber ball against a wall, sock, sock, sock! They were Clarence C. Pell, National Racquets Champion, and Stanley G. Mortimer, his famed doubles partner, playing against each other in the annual singles "Gold Racquets" tourney at Tuxedo Park, N. Y. Pell won the first game, 15-6; Mortimer the second, 15-8; Pell the third, 18-13; Mortimer the fourth, 15-10; Pell the fifth and the tournament, 15-9.


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