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31-26* 15-18 26-30* 24-19 20-16* 19-15 30-26* 15-19 26-30 18-22 16-11 19-15 11-8 15-11 Drawn.
What do you think of this problem? Frankly, we found it a bit "pedantic" for our tastes, and no wonder: the author is Professor Homer C. Hartshorn, former President of the South Side Checker Club in Chicago, and former Secretary-Treasurer of the American Checker Association--- nearly 100 years ago. If you listen closely, you can almost hear the venerable Professor saying, "Harumph! Indeed, indeed. Fine instructive situation for the young learner to master. No unnecessary frivolities. Serious study, that's the ticket."
We haven't been able to find out the identity of his daughter.