2 images. Checker tourney at San Gabriel, 15 May 1953. John Klingenspor; Mary Jane Ostrom; Harry Murphy -- 69 years; Marie Marchant (Bellflower). ; Caption slip reads: "Daily. Photographer: Richardson. Date: 1953-05-15. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Checker tourney -- San Gabriel. K-9-10: Long shots of part of 93 entries in State Checker championships at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. At mike are John Klingenspor, San Gabriel director of recreation; and Mary Jane Ostrom, his assistant. Trophies in 6 divisions in foreground. K23-24: Harry Murphy, 69-year-old World War I veteran from Sawtelle, in wheelchair, playing against Marie Marchant, of Bellflower."