Sport: Who Won, Jun. 8, 1931

¶ Louis Schneider: the annual 500-mile automobile race at Indianapolis, when the car driven by Billy Arnold, who won last year, lost a wheel, collided with another car and caught fire near the finish. Rain, which made the track slippery, delayed the start for two hours but no drivers were killed: 17 out of 40 starters finished.

¶ The unbeaten Columbia crew: the Childs Cup regatta at Princeton, beating Pennsylvania by four lengths, Princeton by a little more.

¶ Bernie Friedman of West Philadelphia, from William Tatem Tilden III (nephew), of Haverford, Pa., who was coached by his uncle between...

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