Sport: Records: Sep. 24, 1928

In Durham, N. H., one Helen Bernaby, a college student, hurled a rolling pin 90 ft., 8 in., which is further than such a thing is known to have been hurled before.


Five agents of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals pulled out of the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie, a bedraggled police dog, whose master, one John Schweighart, had put him into the river at Albany; that he might swim to Manhattan in a shorter time than the human mother who last accomplished this tiresome feat.


At the Beaconsfield Club in Montreal last week Virginia Wilson of Chicago, defeated Peggy...

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