History of Bowling and Billiards Compiled by LEILA C. DORION and JTJLIA A. Published, by CONSTABI-E-HURD PRINTING COMPANY Kansas City, Missouri 1928 In IPlay there are two pleasures for your choosing The one is winning-and. the other losing-. Byron, from E o t Jua. it. Dedicated to Our Beloved Husbands MALCOLM DORION and ERLE G. SHEPHERD In appreciation of their vision and the energy with which they worked to establish a place worthy of the game today and to all lovers of the game, including those of the mother countries in times past both Kings and Queens and Peasants. Also to the bowlers of the American Bowling Congress International. THE BOWLERS CREED To t owl a line or more each day, To keep me fit for work and play, To take what comes, a spare or strike, And cling-to hope with all my might. 1 11 do my best and let that stand The record of my brain and hand, And then should splits be mine to take Ill practice more Ill concentrate. J. A. S.