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74      HORSESHOE PITCHING ---- HOW TO PLAY THE GAME

First prize, $125 and gold medal; 2nd prize $75; 3rd prize $50 ; 4th prize $25; 5th prize $15; sixth prize $10.
     Mrs. Lanham established a new world's record for women in percentage of ringers in a 50-point game by pitching 17 ringers, 6 doubles in 24 shoes, or .708 per cent, in her game with Mrs. Heenan. Mrs. Lanahan also broke former world's ringer record in a 50-point game by pitching 28 ringers with Mrs. Francisco, and former world's record for double ringers by pitching 8 doubles with Mrs. Heimbaugh. Her ringer percentage of .465 for the whole tournament also broke former world's records.
     Tournament manager, B. G. Leighton ; Al. F. King, score keeper; D. D. Cottrell, statistician for both men and women's tournament.
OFFICIAL RECORD, WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA,
FEBRUARY 18-23, 1924, FOR WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP
NAME ADDRESSWLPtsRDRSPOPPct.
Mrs. C. A. Lanham, Bloomington, Ill.603001454325656.527
Mrs. M. Francisco, St. Petersburg, Fla.5126512229262124.466
Mrs. B. Besancon, Detroit, Mich.422149513340256.279
Mrs. G. Brouillette, Minneapolis, Minn.331978812314224.280
Mrs. C. D. Young, Minneapolis, Minn.24205829376265 .218
Miss H. J. Miller, Detroit, Mich.15177738342267.213
Mrs. T. Heenan, Minneapolis Minn.06133498342300.143
        Totals212114916548222321491.293
     Contestants finished as above. Total prizes for women, $180. First prize $75, and gold medal; 2nd prize $35 3rd prize $25, 4th prize $15, 5th, 6th and 7th $10 each.
     Both men and women's tournaments were played on clay courts. C. V. Faulkner, tournament manager; Clark Wallis, field manager. Records were kept by D. D. Cottrell, national statistician, and Al F. King score keeper. W. L. Martin, Bloomington, Ill., and H. E. Corey, Springfield, Mass. acted as referees. The Weekly Lake Worth Herald published an edition every evening after the tournament, giving complete records of the day's play and standing of all play era to date. First time a daily paper was ever published for a horseshoe tournament.
OFFICIAL RECORDS, WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., SEPT 17-
21, 1924, FOR WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP
NAME ADDRESS WLPts.RDRSPPct.
Mrs. C. A. Lanham, Bloomington, Ill11056321257380.560
Mrs. Geo. Brouillette, Minneapolis, Minn.10141320234564.360
Mrs. A. F. Hay, Minneapolis, Minn.9244616230516.314
Mrs. C. D. Young, Minneapolis, Minn.7439515323542.282
Mrs. J. R. Matthews, Minneapolis, Minn.6541716622634.262
Mrs. Thos. Brown, Minneapolis Minn.6540911311672.168
Mrs. H. H. Deeble, Minneapolis Minn.6540212410712.174
Mrs. Alex Cumming, Minneapolis, Minn.47373847696.106
Miss Pearl Dahl, Minneapolis, Minn.383361019694.159
Mrs. John Dahl, Minneapolis, Minn.38294815624.130
Mrs. Arthur Swanson, Minneapolis, Minn.110256644680.094
Miss Gladys Gilpin Minneapolis, Minn.01159121310.030
        Totals6666442314742136964.212
The world's champion women's horseshoe pitcher was decided by the two highest playing best two out of three 50-point games, with the result as follows:
NAME ADDRESSWLPts.RDRSPPct.
Mrs. C. A Lanham, Bloomington. Ill20100431180.538
Mrs. Geo. Brouillette, Minneapolis, Minn.022720480.250
All tie games were played off with 50-point games, resulting in places as shown in table in both men's and women's tournaments. Games played on clay courts. B. G. Leighton, tournament manager. See "Greatest Game of Horseshoes Ever Pitched," published in this booklet for description and record of the marvelous game played by Mossman and Jackson in this tournament, which broke most previous records.