Sport: Records: Aug. 13, 1928

In Tweedmouth, England, a thoroughbred Irish setter bitch belonging to R. Drummond produced, last week, 18 puppies.

Franz Romer of Rosenheim, Bavaria, arrived last week at St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. He had left Lisbon, Portugal, on March 3, alone in a 21-foot collapsible rowboat. Sound of mind and body, he expects to continue rowing until he reaches the U. S., wins a prize of $25,000.

At Seabright, N. J., the temperature was 95° one afternoon last week. The score of the finals of a distinguished lawn tennis tournament stood: 6-8, 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 10-10, John Van Ryn of East Orange, N....

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