Sport: Sir Thomas

A Challenge. When the Shamrock IV trailed the Resolute across the line in the last of the 1920 yacht races for the America's Cup, sportsmen who stared at one another amid the din of the whistle, cheers and salutes—sportsmen who met afterward in London clubs, in Paris bars, in Manhattan cafeterias— asked, rather incredulously than inquisitively: "Will he [Sir Thomas Lipton] challenge again?" Last week, this question was answered. Arriving in the U. S., Sir Thomas said that he would challenge. True, certain formalities must...

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