Copyright 2012, CABS for Reflections From the Fence
From the February 15, 1896 issue of the Michigan Messenger, published in Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan:
The checker contest between Harry Wonder and L. F. Cole of Hillsdale, which has been going on for sometime, has ended in a draw. Each has won two games and two draws. The contest was carried on entirely by correspondence.
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