W. E. Lovdal, 18 June 1899, Sacramento Record-Union, Pg 8, Col. 1 & 2

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W. E. Lovdal, 18 June 1899, Sacramento Record-Union, Pg 8, Col. 1 & 2 - THE TENNIS SEASON OPENS. FIRST GAME BY THE...
THE TENNIS SEASON OPENS. FIRST GAME BY THE SACRAMENTO CLUB. It Was Followed by a Pleasant Evening Reception—How the Game Went. The Sacramento Tennis Club held its inaugural reception and tournament under most pleasing auspices on the newly constructed courts on the Capitol grounds at Fifteenth and M streets yesterday afternoon and evening. The spacious grounds were beautifully decorated with flying colors and heavy greens, while a hundred young ladies gowned 1 in summer attire lent additional color to a typical tennis tourney scene. Four mixed couples entered the lists for the opening championship honors. Victory rested on Miss Rose Sheehan and Bert Adams after two exciting matches. ! In the opening try-outs the victorious team defeated Miss Mattie Beaumont and Jerome Carroll in two sets of clever plays, in which hard drives and sharp rallies were numerous—score in sets, o—2 and 7—5. Meanwhile, Miss Sallie Beaumont and Stuart Upson had won the preliminary match from Miss Edna Carroll and Ernest Hoen —score, o—l and (5—4. The finals were decided in two sets of splendid playing for such an early Lovdal, F. W. Moore, G. M. Mott, Jr., F. Klesel, A. J. Pommer, Jr., Dr. Powell, H. N. Harnett, William Sims, E W. Sutltffe, Halsey L. Smith, Halsey O. Smith, Towne, L. S. Upson, R. H. Van Voorhies, R. E. Whitney, M. H. Upson, R. Van Norden, Jerome Warrack, Frank Smith, Irvine. After the game a reception was held at the court, which lasitedi till about 9 o'clock, and was a most enjoyable affair. The court has handsomely decorated with the club colors (orange) in bunting, interspersed with palm leaves. There was a pretty bower in one corner, where lemonade was dispensed. All about the camp were bamboo poles' from which were suspended Japanese lanterns. Besides the lemonade, ice cream and cake were served, j It was a brilliant affair throughout, and the club should hold many such receptions during the summer months. RELIGIOUS SERVICES TO-DAY. tAt 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m., except otherwise stattd.) Presbyterian. Westminster —Sixth and L streets. Services at 10:45 a. m., 12 m. and 7:45 p. m. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Presbyterian—Fourteenth, O and P Sunday-school at 12:15. Y. P. S. C. E., 6:30. Services at 11 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Methodist (South)— Seventh, J and X Sunday-school, 9:45. Methodist (A. M. E.) —Seventh, G and H. Methodist—Sixth. X and L streets 10:45 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Sundayschool at 12:15. Methodist—Central, Eleventh, H and I; Sunday-school, 12:15. Methodist—Oak Park; Sunday-school

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  • W. E. Lovdal, 18 June 1899, Sacramento Record-Union, Pg 8, Col. 1 & 2

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