Sport: Whither Woman Goeth ...

Biggest indoor sport event in the U.S. is the annual tournament of the American Bowling Congress. This week, on 36 brand-new alleys set up in the State Fair Grounds Coliseum at Columbus, Ohio, the vanguard of some 30,000 contestants start rolling—singly, in pairs and five-man teams—for $260,000 in prizes. They will roll on for 72 days & nights.

One out of every five adults in the U.S. bowls. This phenomenon is not only the good luck of Chicago's Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., the world's No. 1 manufacturer of billiard & bowling paraphernalia—it is also due largely...

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