A parade of ponies began the program.
The King was there at Hurlingham in white tall hat and gray frock coat.
The Queen had a heliotrope ostrich feather.
The game was good and clean, with no fouls against either side. And, because the U. S. Army officers and their mounts were in the very best of condition, they were able to acquit themselves properly and to defeat the British Army Polo Team by 8 goals to 4 in the first game of a two-out-of-three series.
The Americans : Major Wilson, Captain Gerhardt, Captain Rodes, Major Beard....