Clipped From The Courier-Journal
CHAMPION AGAIN. J. W. tSbewalter Wias the Chese Css. test la the Aaserlcaa Aasociatioa For the Third Time. Lexington, Ky, Aug. 8. (SpeciaL)--The (SpeciaL)--The (SpeciaL)--The (SpeciaL)--The climax of interest in tlie Chess Con- Con- gress conflict, which has been waging ia this city since last Tuesday, waa reaciied at an early hour this morning. The contest had narrowed down to the two acknowlrd.l champions ot the American Asfocia Uon. J. W. Showlter. of Scott county. Ky., and W. ii. K. Polluek. oi Maryland. Daring their various encounter here they had last but one game each out of twenty-four, twenty-four, twenty-four, thus leaving a tie between them, and ta game which closed this morniog was to dec id the winner ot tlie rhampion-fcliin rhampion-fcliin rhampion-fcliin of the American Asfoeiatim. Shortly after 1 o'clock it been me apparent apparent to Mr. 1'ollock that Mr. Sbrwalter was invineibli. and he surrendered the game. Th- Th- I-Rident I-Rident I-Rident thea announced that Mr. Shovvalter had won the rhant-pionship rhant-pionship rhant-pionship for the third time of the United State. snJ three cheers, were given for the nation's champion. Tho prizes were distributed this morning.