of Seattle won speedboat Gold Cup for fifth straight year when his red-tailed hydroplane, Slo-Mo-shun V, driven by veteran
, took all three 30-mile heats over Lake Washington, setting new lap record for 3?-mile course of 104.773 mph and 90-mile record of 99.108 mph.
CLIMBED?Mt. Godwin Austen, K-2 for short, world's second highest mountain (28,250 feet), by a 17-man Italian expedition headed by Ardito Desio, 57, professor of geology at the University of Milan.
CONDEMNED?The Meadow Brook Club (est. 1881) in Westbury, L.I., famous old turf in American polo; to make way for an extension of the Meadowbrook Parkway. The Meadow Brook Club will rebuild next summer only four miles from the old site.
DIED?J.H.R. Kretschman, 66, Seven times Canadian trapshooting champion; in Hamilton, Ont., after long illness.
(Nat'l. championships, Sacramento, Calif.)
Robert J. Rhode, Minneapolis, men's championship, with 3,282 pts.
Laurette Young, Detroit, women's championship, with 3,520 pts.
Santa Monica, men's team title, with 2,682 pts.
Golden Gate Archers, San Francisco, women's team title, with 2,517 pts.
Stirling Moss, England, int'l. 100-mile race for formula-one cars, with 83.48 mph avg. speed, in a Maserati, Oulton Park, England.