Sport: Harmsworth Cup

There is always at least one serious mishap in the Harmsworth Cup races. It was almost a relief to the crowd of 325,000, in boats and grandstands on the banks of the St. Clair River near Marine City, Mich., when the mishap came so early last week. Just before the race, Horace E. Dodge decided to enter his three- year-old Delphine V, rebuilt for a speed of 85 m.p.h., to help Gar Wood's Miss America X, which has gone 124 m.p.h., defend the Cup against this year's British challenger, Hubert Scott-Paine's Miss Britain...

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