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Track and Field Athletics-Continued.

WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Western Association A. A. U. Championships, held at St. Louis, June 21. Results by Points: Kansas City A. C., 78; Missouri A. C., 53; Hibernian A. C., 10: Christian Brothers' College, Central Y. M. C. A., First Regiment, 1 each. Results by Events: One-Mile Run-Won by Hutto, Kansas City A. C.; Boult, Kansas City A. C., second; Bantle, M. A. C., third. Time-4m. 31 1-58. Broke record by 2 1-5s. 16-Pound Shot Put-Won by Lee Talbot, K. C. A. C.: Bohm, M. A. C., second; Wulff, M. A. C., third. Distance-45 ft. 2 in. 100-Yard Dash-Won by Keeler, M. A. C McGinnis, K. C. A. C., second; Kirksey, M. A. C., third. Time 9 4-5s. Tied W. A. A. U. record 120-Yard High Hurdles-Won by Nicholson, M. A. C.; Woodbury, K. C. A. C., second; Martin, K. C. A. C., third. Time-15 3-5s. Throwing 16-Pound Hammer-Won by Lee Talbot, K. C. A. C.; R. S. Bowers, K. C. A. C., second: Hans Wulff, M. A. C., third. Distance, 166 ft. 7 in. Pole VaultTod Woodbury, K. C. A. C. and Guthrie McMiller, M. A. C., tied for first; J. R. Goetzman, Christian Brothers' College, third. Height 11 ft. 220-Yard Dash--Won by O. A. Reller, M. A. C.; Harry McGinnis, K. C. A. C., second; Guy Kirksey, M. A. C., third. Time-23 4-58. 440-Yard DashWon by Henry Martin, K. C. A. C.; Craig, K. C. A. C.. second: B. Lashaw, M. A. C., third. Time-51 1-5s. 220-Yard Low Hurdles-Won by J. P. Nicholson, M. A. C.; Guy Kirksey, M. A. C., second; L. Winn, K. C. A. C., third. Time-278. Running Eigh Jun p-0. Vassar, M. A. C., and R. Simpson, K. C. A. C., tied for first: F. L. Dover, M. A. C., and T. Woodbury. K. C. A. C., tied for third. Height-5 ft. 8 in. Results of jump-off-Vassar, 1. A. C., first: R. Simpson, K. C. A. C. second; T. Woodbury, third. Height-5 ft. 8 in. Disc us Throw-Won by Lee Talbot, K. C. A. C.; H. Kanatzer, K. Č. A. C., second; W. O. Joern, First Pegin ent, M. N. G. third. Distance-127 ft. 10 in. Five-Mile Run-Won by Frank Johnson, M. A. C.; I. A. Probst, H. A. C., second; J. Kayeling, Central Y. M. C. A., third. Time-28m. 528. Throwing 56-Pound Weight-Won by Lee Talbot, K. C. A. C.; O. Friede, M. A. C., second; H. Wulff, M. A. C., third. Distance-29 ft. 1 in.. Broad Jump-Won by R. Simpson, K. C. A. C.: J. P. Nicholson, M. A. C.. second: H. Ratican, M. A.C., third. Distance-21 ft. 9 in. Hop, Step and Jump-Won_by Harry Ratican C. B. C.; Simpson, K. C. A. C., second; J. P. Nicholson, M. A. C., third. Distance-44 ft. 9 in. Pole Vault-Won by T. Woodbury, K. C. A. C.; Miller, M. A. C., second; Goetzman, 11 ft. 3 Height-C., third. C. B. in.

MILITARY ATHLETIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS. Military Athletic League Championships held March 8 at New York City. Point winners: Thirteenth Coast Artillery, 34; Seventy-first Infantry, 31. Results by Events: 100-Yard Dash(Novice)-Won by G. G. Dold, Jr., Second Battalion Naval Reserves; A. Stahman, Twenty-third Regiment, second; J. W. Worthridge, Jr., Twenty-third Regiment, third. Time- 11 1-58. 100-Yard Dash (Championship)-Won by Frank J. Stephenson, Thirteenth C. A. C.; C. B. Clarke, Twentysecond Engineers, second: J. M. Rosenberger, Thirteenth C. A. C., third. Time-10 1-5s. 880-Yard Run-Won by Abel R. Kivlat, Thirteenth C. A. C.; Homer Baker, Seventy-first Infantry, second; O. W. De Grouchy, Twenty-third Infantry, third. Time-1m. 58s. One-Mile Elcycle Race- Won by E. H. Goodwin, Thirteenth C. A. C.; George Bowker, Eighth C. A. C., second; Charles Nerent. Seventy-first Infantry, third. Time-2m. 26s. Running High Jump-Won by L. Gear, Twentythird Infantry, with 5 feet 9 inches; Henry Ludtke, Seventy-first Infantry, second, with 5 ft. 8 in.; Charles Martins, Seventy-first Infantry, third, with 5 ft. 7 in. 220-Yard Obstacle Race Won by H. C. de Lowelle, Twenty-third Infantry: C. C. Kaskell, Thirteenth C. A. C., second; J. A. Wiesing, Seventy-first Infantry, third. Time-57 4-5s. 600-Yard Run-(Novice)- W on by J. Farrell, Twenty-second Engineers; P. J. O'Donnell, Twenty-second Engineers, second; W. Oldenberg, Fourteenth Infantry, third. Time-1m. 21 3-5s. 220-Yard Run-Won by H. A. Oltmann, Second Battalion Naval Militia; H. Hirshen, Thirteenth C. A. C., second; W. J. Fisher, Thirteenth C. A. C., third. Time-24 3-58. Putting 16-Pound Shot-Won by C. W. Keegan, Twenty-third Infantry, with 39 ft. 6 in.: L. Gear, Twenty-third Infantry, second, with 39 ft.; R. M. Sutherland, Seventy-first Infantry, with 37 ft. 10 in, third. Wall Scaling-Won by Fourteenth Infantry team. Time50 4-5s. Twenty-third Infantry team, second. Time-558.; Thirteenth C. A. C. team, third. Time -1m. 78, Tug of War-Won by Fourteenth Infantry team from Second Battalion Naval Militia by 71⁄2 inches; Fourteenth Infantry won from Thirteenth C. A. C. by 2 in. 220-Yard Hurdles-Won by I. J. Lovell, Fourteenth Infantry; R. E. Goggins, Seventy-first Infantry, second; M. Raleigh, Fourteenth Infantry, third. Time-28 4-5s. 440-Yard Run Won by Abel R. Kivlat, Thirteenth C. A. C.: Dan Shea, Seventy-first Infantry, second; H. A. Oltm ann, Second Battalion, N. M., third. Time-53s. One-Mile Run-Won by Matt Gets, Seventy-first Infantry; W. J. Kramer, Eighteenth C. A. C., second; J. R. O'Neil, Twenty-third Infantry, third. Time-4m. 30 3-58. 176-Yard Sack Race Won by C. P. Slattery, Thirteenth C. A. C.; J. Picard, Thirteenth C. A. C., second; J. McCahill, Seventy-first Infantry, third. Time-268. One-Mile Relay-Won by Seventy-first Infantry team: Thirteenth C. A. C. team second; Twenty-second Engineers, team, third. Time-3m. 30 2-5s. Two-Mile Bicycle Race-Won by E. H. Goodwin, Thirteenth C. A. C.; J. Townsend, Seventy-first Infantry, second; W. Vanden Dries, Seventy-first Infantry, third. Time-5m. 3 1-5s. ALL ROUND CHAMPIONSHIP.

A. A. U. All Round Championship, held at Los Angeles, July 12, Won by F. C. Thompson, with 7.418% points, which was 791 points less than his record breaking performance at Princeton, N. J., on June 5. Charles Morris, O. A. C., second, with 6,082 points, and E. T. Campbell, Stanford, third, with 5.921 points.

Metropolitan Association A. A. U. All Round Championship, held at Long Island City, L. I., July 26, won by J. W. Kelly, Irish-American A. C., with 4,757 points.

FOREIGN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

English A. A. A. Championships, held at Stamford Bridge, London, July 4. A team of Swedish athletes competed, winning several events. The results by events: 100-Yards-Won by W. R. Applegarth; J. J. Barker, second; W. A. Stewart, third. Time-10s. 220-Yards-Won by W. R. Applegarth: V. H. A. d'Arcy, second; R. Rau, third. Time 21 3-5s. 440-Yards-Won by G. Nicol; D. H. Jacobs, second: E. W. Haley, third. Time-49 2-5s. 880-Yards-Won by E. Wide: C. H. Frisby, second; J. M. Hill, third. Time-2m. 3-5s. One Mile-Won by J. Zander, Swedish Athletic Team: G. C. Gorringe, Highgate H., second: E. Micklen, Charlottenberg S. C., third: E. Owen, Broughton H. and A. C., fourth. Time-4m. 25 4-5s. Four Miles-Won by G. W. Hutson (holder), Surrey A. C.; E. Glover, Hallamshire H., second: M. Karlsson, Swedish Athletic Team, third: G. Clark, City of Rochester A. C., fourth. Time-19m. 32. 120-Yard Hurdles-Won by G. H. Gray, Salford H.; H. Powell, L. A. C. and C. U. A. C., second; G. Holman, Swedish Athletic Team, third. Time-168. Two-Mile Steeplechase-Won by C. H. Ruffell, Highgate H.; J. H. Cruise. Sparkhill H., second; T. L. Lee, Birchfield H., third; J. D. Plowman, Hampstead H., fourth. Time-11m. 3 3-5s. Two-Mile Walk-Won by R. Bridge (holder). Lancashire W. C.; H. V. L. Ross, Uxbridge and W. Middlesex A. C., second: J. J. Lynch, Polytechnic H., third; W. H. Ovens, Herne Hill H., fourth. Time-13m. 51 4-5s. High Jump-Won by B. H. Baker (holder), Liverpool H. and A. C., 6 ft.; A. Petterson, Swedish A. C., 5 ft. 10 in. second; I. Lindholm, Swedish A. C., 5 ft. 8 in., third. Long Jump-Won by S. 8. Abrahams, L. A. C., 22 ft. 6 in.; I. Lindholm, Swedish Athletic

Best Athletic Records.

TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETICS-Continued.

Team, 21 ft. 84 in., second; A. Campana, Soclete Sportive du Parc Pommery, 21 ft. 7 in., third.
Pole Jump-Won by C. Gille, Swedish Athletic Team, 12 ft. 1 in.; C. Harlemann, Swedish Athletic
Team, 11 ft. 9 in., second; F. Gouder, Stade Bordelais Universite Club, 11 ft. 6 in., third. Throwing
Hammer-Won by C. Lind, Swedish Athletic Team, 155 ft. 7 in.; N. Linde, Swedish Athletic
Team, 151 ft. 4 in., second. A. E. Flaxman, L. A. C. and S. L. H., 137 ft. 4 in., third. Putting
the Shot-Won by E. Nilsson, Swedish Athletic Team, 47 ft. 4 in.; A. Tison, Universite Club,
Parls, 43 ft. 2 in., second; J. Barrett, unattached, 42 ft. 9 in., third.

Best Athletic Records.

(Furnished through the courtesy of James E. Sullivan, Secretary A. A. U.)

Best American records, including those made in 1912, for amateur athletics and at standard weights and distances, as accepted by the Amateur Athletic Union; 1913 records accepted by A. A. U. will be found on other pages.

Running-20 yards-2 4-58., E. B. Bloss, Roxbury, Mass., February 22, 1892. 35 yards-4s., F. Kuhn, Chicago, February 25, 1911. 40 yards-4 2-58., W. D. Eaton, Boston, February 11, 1905. 50 yards-5 2-5s., Victor S. Rice, Chicago, February 20, 1904; W. D. Eaton, New York, October 10, 1905; R. L. Murray, St. Louis, March 17, 1906; F. Kuhn, Omaha, April 1, 1911. 60 yards-6 2-5s., L. E. Myers, New York City, December 12, 1882; J. W. Tewksbury, New York City, January 13, 1899; W. D. Eaton, Buffalo, N. Y., September 6, 1901; Washington Delgado, New York City, February 4, 1901; R. Cloughen, Irish-American A. C., and R. Reed, Gordon A. A., Madison Square Garden, New York City, December 1, 1908; W. J. Keating, Albany, N. Y., February 8, 1910; R. Cloughen, New York City, January 28, 1910; J. Wasson, Notre Dame, Chicago, March 11, 1911. 75 yards-7 3-5s., L. H. Cary, Princeton, May 9, 1891; B. J. Wefers, Boston, January 25, 1896; 100 yards-9 3-5s., Dan J. Kelly, Spokane, Wash.. Archle Hahn, Milwaukee, March 11, 1905. June 23, 1906. 110 yards-10 4-5s., R. Cloughen, Celtic Park, New York, September 5, 1910. 120, yards-11 4-58., B. J. Wefers, Travers Island, September 26, 1906. 220 yards straightaway-21 1-58.B. J. Wefers, New York, May 30, 1896, and R. C. Craig, Philadelphia, May 28, 1910. Slight curve, 21 1-58., Dan J. Kelly, Spokane, Wash., June 23, 1896. 220 yards-21 1-5s., R. C. Craig, University of Michigan, Cambridge, Mass., May 27, 1911. Around turn-21 3-58., P. G. Walsh, Montreal Canada, September 21, 1902. 300 yards-30 3-58., B. J. Wefers, Travers Island, N. Y., September 26, 1896. 440 yards straightaway-478., M. W. Long, Guttenburg Race Track, October 4, 1900. Round path, 352 yards circuit-47 4-5s., M. W. Long, Travers Island, N. Y., September 29, 1900, 500 yards-57 3-53., M. Sheppard, New York, August 14, 1910. 550 yards-im. 48., M. Sheppard, New York, August 14, 1910. 600 yards-1m. 10 4-5s., M. Sheppard, New York, August 14, 1910. 700 yards-1m. 26 4-5s., M. Sheppard, New York, May 30, 1910. 800 yards-1m. 43 3-5s., M. Sheppard, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., August 23, 1910. 880 yards-1m. 52 4-5s., Emilio Lunghi, Montreal, Canada, September 15, 1909. 900 yards-1m. 57 1-58., M. Sheppard, New York, August 7, 1910. 1,000 yards-2m. 12 2-5s., M. Sheppard, New York, July 17, 1910. 2-3 mile-2m. 44 2-5s., M. Sheppard, Newark, N. J., August 20, 1910. 1,320 yards-3m. 2 4-5s., T. P. Conneff, Travers Island, N. Y., August 21, 1895. 1 mile-4m. 15 2-58., J. P. Jones, Cornell University, Cambridge, Mass., May 27, 1911. 11⁄2 miles-6m. 46 2-58., T. P. Conneff, September 2, 1895. 2 miles-9m. 25 1-5s., T. S. Berna, Cornell University, Cambridge, Mass., May 27, 1911. 3 miles-14m. 32s., Geo. V. Bonhag, Irish-American A. C., Travers Island, N. Y., June 3, 1911. 4 miles-20m. 8 1-5s., L. Scott, South Paterson A. C., Long Island City, L. I., October 20, 1912. 5 miles-25m. 9 1-5s., G. V. Bonhag, Travers Island, N. Y., September 10, 1910. 6 miles-31m. 5 1-58., G. V. Bonhag, New York, November 6, 1909. 7 miles-36m. 27 2-5s., G. V. Bonhag, New York, November 6, 1909. 8 miles 41m. 52 1-58., G. V. Bonhag, New York, November 6, 1909. 9 miles-47m. 22 4-58., G. V. Bonhag, New York, November 6, 1909. 10 miles-52m. 34 4-5s., G. V. Bonhag, New York, November 6. 1909. 10 miles 1,182 1-3 yards-1 h., S. Thomas, New York City, November 30, 1889. 15 miles 1h. 25m. 15s., J. F. Crowley, Celtic Park, November 14, 1909. 20 miles-1h. 58m. 27 3-58., James Clark, Celtic Park, November 14, 1909. 25 miles-2h. 52m. 248., J. Gassman, Williamsburg, L. I., 50 miles-7h. 29m. 47s., P. Golden, Williamsburg, L. I., February 22, 1883. 1/4 mileFebruary 22, 1884. 100 miles-17h. 36m. 14s., J. Saunders, New York, February 21-22, 1882. mile-4m. 40 1-2s., Walking-75 yards-11 4-5s., H. W. Fitzpatrick, New Orleans, May 15, 1911, 36 3-5s., Wm. Young, Portland, Ore., August 3, 1905. mile-1m. 238., H. L. Curtis, New York, i'mile-6m. 288., G. H. Goulding, Buffalo, September 26, 1891. mile-2m. 2 2-5s., F. P. Murray, October 22, 1883. T. H. Armstrong, Jr., New York, October 26, 1877. N. Y., December 16, 1911. 2 miles-13m. 45 1-58., G. H. Goulding, Brooklyn, N. Y., March 18, 1911. 3 miles-21m. 9 1-5s., F. P. Murray, New York, November 6, 1883. 4 miles-29m. 40 4-58., T. H. Armstrong, Jr., New York, November 6, 1877. 5 miles-38m. s., W. H. Purdy, New York, May 22, 1880. 6 miles-45m. 28s., E. E. Merrill, Boston, October 5, 1880. 7 miles-54m. 7s., E. E. Merrill, Boston, Mass., October 5, 1880. 8 miles- 1h. 2m. 848.. J. B. Clark, New York, September 8, 1880. 9 miles-1h. 10m. 88., E. E. Merrill, Boston, Mass., October 5. 1880. 10 miles-1h. 17 m. 404s., E. E. Merrill, Boston, Mass., October 5, 1880. 15 miles-2h. 14m. 448., W. O'Keefe, Williamsburg, L. I., December 31, 1880.

Hurdles-High, 3 ft. 6 in., 10 hurdles. 60 yards (5 hurdles)-8 1-5s., S. C. Northridge, New York, February 9, 1907. 120 yards (10 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in.)-15 1-5 s., A. C. Kraenzlein, Chicago, June 18, 1898; A. B. Shaw, Philadelphia, May 29, 1908; W. A. Edwards, San Francisco, October 22, 1909. 220 yards (10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high)-23 3-5s., A. C. Kraenzlein, New York City, May 28, 1898. 250 yards (10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high)-31 4-5s., G. Schwegler, Staten Island, October 26, 1889. 440 120 yards (10 hurdles, yards (10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high)-54 3-5s., H. L. Hillman, Travers Island, N. Y., October 1, 1904. 600 yards (5 hurdles)-8 1-5s., A. A. Jordan, New York, October 9, 1887. 75 yards (6 hurdles) 9 2-58., J. J. Eller, R. Bacon and R. Eller, New York, September 17, 1910. 2 ft. 6 in.)-14 2-5s., J. J. Eller, New York, September 6, 1909. 220 yards-24 4-5s. (around a turn), J. J. Eller, New York, September 16, 1911. 220 yards- 23 3-5s. (straightaway), A. C. Kraenzleln, New York, May 28, 1898. 250 yards (10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.)-29 3-58., J. J. Eller, Celtic Park, New York, September 5, 1910. 300 yards-34 3-5s., H. L. Hillman, Travers Island, N. Y., September 23, 1905. 352 yards (1-5 mile)-43 3-5s., C. J. Bacon, New York, June 25, 1910. 440 yards-54 3-58., H. L. Hilman, Travers Island, N. Y., October 1, 1904. 440 yards (20 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in.)-1m., C. J. Bacon, New York, July 2, 1910. Metre races-110 metres (120.2 yards), high hurdles 15s., Forest Smithson, Olympic games, 1908. Low hurdles-200 metres (218.6 yards)-24 3-58., H. L. Hillman, St. Louis, August 10, 1904. 400 metres (437.2 yards)-55s. (3-ft. hurdles), Charles Bacon, Olympic games, 1908.

Jumping-Standing high, without weights-5 ft. 54 in., Ray C. Ewry, Buffalo, N. Y., September 7, 1901. Running high, without weights-6 ft. 7 in., G. L. Horine, Stanford University, Cal., May 18, 1912. Standing long, without weights-11 ft. 4 7-8 in., Ray C. Ewry, St. Louis, August 29, 1904; with weights-12 ft. 9 in.. L. Hellwig. Willamsburg, Long Island, November 30, 1884.

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Best Athletic Records-Continued.

Three standing jumps-35 ft. 8 in., Ray C. Ewry, Celtic Park, New York, September 7, 1903.
Standing hop, step and jump, without weights-30 ft. 3 in., J. Cosgrove, Albany, N. Y., April 25,
1894; 32 ft. 8 in., Platt Adams, Newark, N. J., November 25, 1909: with weights-31 ft. 7 in.,
W. W. Butler, Boston, June 18, 1886.
D. F. Ahearne, Irish-American A. C., Celtic Park, L. I., May 30, 1911. Running long, without weights
-24 ft. 7 in., M. Prinstein, Philadelphia, April 28, 1900.
Running hop, step and jump, without weights-50 ft. 11 in..
weights-50 ft. 2 7-10 in., Dan Ahearne, Boston, Mass., July 31, 1909. Standing jump, step and
jump-32 ft. 4 in., Platt Adams, New York, September 6, 1909.
Running two hops and jump without

Vaulting-Fence vaulting-7 ft. 3 in., C. H. Atkinson, Cambridge, March 22, 1884. Onehand fence vaulting-5 ft. 6 in., I. D. Webster, Philadelphia, April 6, 1886. Pole vaulting for height-13 ft. 24 in., M. S. Wright, Cambridge, Mass., June 8, 1912. Pole vaulting for distance28 ft. 2 in., Platt Adams, New York, October 31, 1910.

Hammer Throwing-12-pound-207 ft. 7 in., J. J. Flanagan, New York, October 24, 1909. 16-pound-187 ft. 4 in., M. J. McGrath, unattached, Celtic Park, L. I., October 29, 1911. 18-pound -131 ft. 4 in., Ben Sherman, Boston, June 17, 1908. 21-pound 109 ft. 1 in., Ben Sherman, Boston, June 17, 1908. 56-pound weight for distance-40 ft. 6% in., M. J. McGrath, Montreal, Canada, September 23, 1911. 56-pound weight over bar-15 ft. 11⁄2 in. (indoor), Con Walsh, N. Y. A. C., New York City, February 18, 1911.

Shot Putting-8-pound-67 ft. 7 in.; 18-pound-43 ft. 9% In., Ralph Rose, Travers Island,
N. Y., September 14 1907. 21-pound-42 ft. 41⁄2 in., P. McDonald, Long Island City, L. I., October
20, 1912.
pound-57 ft. 3 in., Ralph Rose, New York, August 29, 1908. 14-pound-53 ft. 4 in., Ralph Rose,
28-pound-34 ft. 54 in., Ralph Rose, Travers Island, N. Y., September 14, 1907. 12-
Trenton, September 5, 1908. 16-pound-51 ft., Ralph Rose, San Francisco, August 21, 1909. 24-
pound-38 ft. 10 11-16 in., P. J. McDonald, Irish-American A. C., Celtic Park, L. I., October 22,
1911. 28-pound weight, with follow-36 ft. 3 in., Dennis Horgan, Travers Island, N. Y., September
29, 1906. 42-pound stone. with follow-26 ft. 81% in., J. S. Mitchel, New York, September 7, 1903.
56-pound shot, with follow-23 ft. 6 in., W. Real, Boston, October 4, 1888.

Weight Throwing-14-pound, from shoulder, with follow-58 ft. 2 in., J. S. Mitchel, Boston,
October 4, 1888. 56-pound, one hand, without run or follow-33 ft. 1 In., M. McGrath, New York,
September 24, 1910.
12, 1912. Irish style, one hand, with unlimited run and follow-38 ft. 5 in., J. S. Mitchel, New York,
Thrown for height-16 ft. 6%1⁄2 in., P. Donovan, Los Angeles, Cal., October
September 7, 1903.

Throwing the Discus-Throwing the discus from 7-foot circle-145 ft. 91⁄2 in., J. Duncan, Long Island City, L. I., June 2, 1912. Throwing the discus, Greek style-116 ft. 7% in., M. J. Sheridan, Philadelphia, June 6, 1908. Throwing the discus, Olymple style (weight 4 pounds 61⁄2 ounces, 8 ft. 21⁄2 in. circle)-right and left hand, 252 ft. 8% In., James Duncan, unattached. ft. 13% in.; left hand, 96 ft. 7% in.), at New York Post-Office Clerks' game, Celtic Park, Long Island, May 27, 1912. Right hand, 156

Throwing the Javelin-166 ft. 10 in., H. G. Lott, Long Island City, L. I., August 31, 1912. Relay Racing-1,280 yards-2m. 28 4-5s., Georgetown University team (Edmundson, McCarthy, Rellly, Mulligan), St. Louis, March 26, 1904. 2 miles-7m. 53s., Irish-American A. C. team (Riley, Bromllow, Sheppard, Kiviat), Celtic Park, New York, September 5, 1910. 4 miles (Indoor)-team of four men, each man to run one mile-17m. 43 2-5s., Buffalo, N. Y., March 1, 1912, Cornell University (H. N. Putman, L. Finch, T. S. Berna, J. P. Jones). adelphia, Pa., April 29, 1911, Cornell University team (C. A. Hunger, H. N. Putman, T. S. Berna, J. P. Jones). 1 mile-Team of five men, each man to run one-fifth of the distance-3m. 11 4-5s., Travers Island, N. Y., June 1, 1912, New York A. C. team (W. G. Packard, E. Frick, L. C. Cary, 4 miles (outdoor)-17m. 55s., PhilR. T. Edwards, Le Roy Woods). 1,760 yards-3m. 18 1-5s., Irish-American A. C. team (H. Schaaf, M. W. Sheppard, H. Gissing, J. M. Rosenberger), Celtic Park, L. I., September 4. (Indoor)-(F. P. McNally, 220 yards; J. M. Rosenberger, 440 yards, J. P. Sullivan, 880 yards; A. R. Kivlat, one mile), all-New York team, 7m. 38 2-58., Buffalo, N. Y., April 7, 1911. Medley Relay

Sack Racing-35 yards-5 3-5s., R. Mercer, Rochester, N. Y., March 15, 1901. 78., R. Mercer, Buffalo, N. Y., April 20, 1901. 75 yards-10 4-5s., R. Mercer, Buffalo, April 20, 1901. 75 yards, over 6 hurdles 1 foot high-16s., J. M. Nason, Buffalo, December 6, 1890. yards-15 3-5s., J. M. Nason, Buffalo, July 11, 1891; 100 yards over 10 hurdles 18 in. high-21s. 50 yardsJ. M. Nason, New York, September 29, 1882. 100

Hopping-50 yards-7 1-5s.: 80 yards-10 4-5s., 100 yards-13 3-5s., S. D. See, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 15, 1885.

All-Round Record, 7,499 points, F. C. Thompson, Princeton, N. J., June 5, 1913. Dumbbells-Holding one dumbbell in each hand at arm's length perpendicular above the head and dropped down to straight out from the shoulder horizontally, right hand, 791⁄2 lbs.; left hand, 57% lbs.-F. Winters, St. Louls, September 1, 1904. Pushing up slowly one dumbbell in each hand from the shoulder to arm's length, right hand, 100 lbs.; left hand, 791⁄2 lbs.-F. Winters, St. Louis, September 1, 1904. Jerking up one dumbbell in each hand from the shoulder to arm's length, right hand, 100 lbs.; left hand, 944 lbs.-O. C. Osthoff, St. Louls, September 1, 1904. Tossing up one dumbbell with both hands from ground 19, 1899. Pushing up one dumbbell with both hands five times from shoulder to full arm's length, 219 lbs. 6 oz., W. Stoessen, New York, December 17, 1897. to shoulder, 215 lbs.-John Y. Smith, Boston, May 201 lbs., with one arm, six times, from shoulder to full arm's length-C. O. Breed, Boston, January 30, 1884. Pushing up one dumbbell weighing 104 pounds 18 times with one hand from shoulder to full arm's length above the shoulder-Geo. Tsambiras, New York, January 19, 1910. Pushing up one Tossing up one dumbbell, weighing dumbbell, weighing 100 pounds, 20 times, with one hand, from shoulder to full arm's length-G. N. Robinson, San Francisco, November 25, 1875. Pushing up one dumbbell, weighing 50 pounds, 94 times, with one hand, from shoulder to full arm's length-A. A. Hylton, San Francisco, May 19, 1885. Pushing up one dumbbell, weighing 25 pounds, 450 times with one hand, from shoulder to full arm's length-G. W. W. Roche, San Francisco, November 25, 1875. weighing 12 pounds, 14,000 times, with one hand, from shoulder to full arm's length-A. Corcoran, Chicago, October 4, 1873. Curling and putting up from shoulder to full arm's length above the shoulder two dumbbells at the same time, one in each hand, each weighing 100 pounds-W. B. Pushing up one dumbbell, Curtis, Chicago, September 10, 1859.

Lifting-Abdominal lifting, 85-pound dumbbell, three times-T. Cassidy, St. Bartholomew's
Club, New York, January 19, 1910.
March 31, 1880. With harness-3,239 pounds. W. B. Curtis, New York, December 20, 1868. Lifting
the bar bell, 246 pounds-Ferikles Kakousis, St. Louis, August 31, 1904.
With hands alone-1,384 pounds. H. Leussing. Cincinnati,

Rope Climbing-Using both hands and feet-35 ft. 8 in. up, In 14 4-5s., C. E. Raynor, South
Bethlehem, Pa., April 2, 1887. Using hands alone-18 ft. up, 3 3-5s., Edward Kunath, Anchor A. C.,
Jersey City, March 25, 1902; bell 22 ft. from the floor, 21 ft. up, 6 3-5s., Kunath, New York, March
17, 1899; bell 35 ft. above floor, 25 ft. 6 2-58., Kunath, New York. September 1, 1901.

Parallel Bars-Three successive arm-jumps, without swing-15 ft., S. Strasburger, New York, November 10, 1873. With swings-19 ft. 9 in.. A. A. Conger, New York, November 10, 1873. Pushups, without swing-60 times, John N. Woodside, New Haven, September, 1908.

Kicking-Double kick-8 ft. 14 in., F. C. Crane, Aurora, Ill., November 20, 1901. Running

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BEST ATHLETIC RECORDS-Continued.

hitch and kick-9 ft. 1 1., C. R. Wilburn, Annapolis, June 6, 1888. Running high kick-9 ft. 8 in..
C. C. Lee, New Haven, Ct., March 19, 1887.
Jumping from Springboard-Running high jump-7 ft. 7 in.. David Lane, Bridgeport, Ct..
Running high dive-8 ft. 6 in., Charles Stewart, San Francisco, Cal., September
March 13, 1901.
10, 1903.

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Long Distance Riding-Ten miles in 18.17 by Mme. Marantette (changing horses). Lansing, Mich., 1883. 50 miles in 1.50.03 (10 horses), Carl Pugh, San Bernardino, Cal., 1883. 200 miles in 8 hours (30 horses), N. H. Mowry, San Francisco, 1868. 1,0711⁄2 miles in 72 hours (changing horses, 12 hours daily), C. M. Anderson, San Francisco, 1884.

Early stage of ride was in darkness
Military-Twenty-seven men of the Third Battery, National Guard, Brooklyn, rode from
Nanuet, N. Y., to Brooklyn, 50 miles in 6 hours, August 27, 1908.
and over mountain roads.

Walking (Professional)-100 miles 18.53.40, Dan O'Leary, Chicago, 1875. 200 miles in 40.46.30
and 531 miles in 144 hours, George Littlewood in 6-day race, England, 1882. Six-days, 12 hours per
American record, 363 miles, C. Faber, Pittsburgh, 1880.
day, 363 miles. Joe Scott, England, 1888.
Greatest walk without a rest, 121
4,000 quarter miles in 4,000 consecutive periods of 10 minutes, W. Gale, England, 1877. 1,977
miles in 1,000 consecutive hours, E. P. Weston, London, 1879.
Portland, Me., to Chicago, 1,234 miles, 30 days 17 hours,
miles, C. A. Harriman, California, 1883,
E. P. Weston (28 years) 1867; same in 1907 (68 years). In about 29 days.
Running (Professional)-100 miles in 13.26.30, 300 miles in 58.17.06, Charles Rowell, New York,
1882. 623 miles in 144 hours, G. Littlewood, New York, 1888.

Throwing-Lacrosse ball-497 ft. 7% in., B. Quinn, Ottawa, 1902. Ed. Crane, 1884. 135 2-3 yds., Larry Twitchell (unofficial) 1889. Iffland, Kingston, Ont., 1883.

Football-Place kick, 200 ft. 8 in., W. P. Chadwick, Exeter, N. H., 1887. Drop kick, 189 ft. 11 in., P. O'Dea, Madison, Wis., 1898.

Boxing-Longest fight (bare knuckles), James Kelly and Jonathan Smith, 6 hours, Australla, 1855. Gloves-Andy Bowen and J. Burke, 7h. 19m. (110 rounds to a draw), New Orleans, 1893. Shortest fight with gloves-Battling Nelson knocked out W. Rossler, 38., at Harvey, Ill., 1902. Largest number of rounds-Jack Jones defeated Patsy Tunney, 276 rounds, 41⁄2 hours, England, 1825. Largest prize-Johnson and Jeffries, July 4, Reno, Nev., 1910, $121,000, Including a bonus Largest side stake-$22,500, Jack Cooper and W. Bendoff, South Africa, 1889. of $10,000 each. MEDLEY RACE.

4-mile walk, -mile run, K-mile bicycle, 4-mile horseback, -mile row, 4-mile swim-15m. 428., L. de B. Handley, K. A. C., Bayonne, N. J., September 2, 1900.

Best Indoor Records.

(Accepted by Amateur Athletic Union up to close of 1912. accepted A. A. U. Records.)

For year 1913 see Index for latest

Forty yards-W. D. Eaton, at Boston, Mass., 4 2-5s. 50 yards-W.D.Eaton, at Boston, Mass.. 5 2-5s. 60 yards-F. L. Lukeman, at Montreal, March 30, 1908, 6 1-58., D. E. Myers, New York, December 12, 1882; Washington Delgado, at New York, February 4, 1901; W. J. Keating, Albany, N. Y., February 8, 1910, and R. Cloughen, New York, January 28, 1910, and December 1, 1908, 130 yards-R. Cloughen, New 6 2-58. 65 yards-Lawson Robertson, at New York, February, 1908, 78. 70 yards-William A. Schick, at New York, February 28, 1903; J. J. Archer and R. Cloughen, New York, February 5, 100 yards-Bernard J. Wefers, at Brooklyn, 10s. 1910, 7 1-5s. York, February 11, 1909, 12 4-5s. 150 yards-J. J. Eller, New York, October 5, 1909, 15 4-5s. 220 yards-Lawson Robertson, at New York, 23 1-58. 300 yards-Lawson Robertson, at New York, 33 1-58. 440 yards-50 2-5s., J. M. Rosenberger, Brooklyn, N. Y., February 17, 1911. 600 yardsM.W. Sheppard, at New York, March, 1908, 1m. 13 4-58. 880 yards-M. W. Sheppard, at New York, 1m. 588. 1,000 yards-M. W. Sheppard, at New York, 2m. 17 4-5s. One-mile-4m, 19 4-58., H. L. Trube, New York, February 13, 1909. One-and-a-half-miles-6m. 47 2-58. G. V. Bonhag, Buffalo, N. Y., February 25, 1911. 3,000 metres-8m. 52 2-5s., G. V. Bonhag, Irish-American A. C., New York City, March 4, 1911. Two miles-9m. 14 1-58., G. V. Bonhag, Buffalo, N. Y., February 26, 1910. Three Seven miles-35m. miles-14m. 29 2-58., G. V. Bonhag, Buffalo, N. Y., January 29, 1910. Four miles-19m. 43 3-5s., G. V. Bonhag, New York, March 13, 1909. Five miles-24m. 59 2-58., G. V. Bonhag, New York, March 16. 1909. Six miles-30m. 42s., G. V. Bonhag, New York, March 20, 1909. 50 3-5s., G. V. Bonhag, New York, March 20, 1909. Ten miles-54m. 19 1-5s., L. Tewanima, New 60 yardsYork, March 27, 1909. Twenty miles-2h. 3m. 478., James Clark, Boston, Mass., February 5, 1910. Hurdles 40 yards-Low hurdles, T. N. Richards, Lafayette, Ind., February 19, 1910, 5s. 50 yards-High hurdles, Forest Smithson, at Portland, Ore., April 12, 1908, 6 2-58. Low hurdles, J. J. Eller, New York, February 26, 1910, 7 3-58. 5 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in. high, 88., F. Smithson, San Francisco, February 19, 1909. 70 yards-Low hurdles, 8 2-5s., R. Eller and J. J. Eiler, New York City, February 4, 1911. 5 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in. high, F. Smithson, March 10, 1908, 8 4-58. 75 yards-6 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high, 9 2-5s., Roger Bacon, New York City, September 17,1910; also equalled same day and same place by Robert Eller and J. J. Eller. 75 yards-6 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in. high, 9 4-5s., F. W. Schule, Milwaukee, March 5, 1904. 80 yards-7 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high, 9 3-5s., F. Smithson, San Francisco, February 19, 1909. 100 yards-8 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in. high, 10 yards apart, first hurdle 20 yards from start, last hurdle 10 yards from finish, 12 1-5s., J. S. Hill, Baltimore, January 9, 1907. 100 yards- 10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high, 12 1-5s., S. C. Northridge, Brooklyn, March 30, 1907. 220 yards-10 hurdles, 3 ft. 6 in. high, John J. Eller, at New York, 1908, 28 2-5s. 10 hurdles, 2 ft. 6 in. high, Harry L. Hillman, at New York, 26 1-5s.

Shot Putting-12-pound-55 ft.; 16-pound-47 ft. 6 in., W. W. Coe. 56-pound-P. Mc-
Donald, New York, 1908, 16 ft. 3-8 in.; M. J. Sheridan, at St. Louis, March 20, 1908, 15 ft. 6% in.
Pole Vault for Distance-28 ft. 2 in.. Platt Adams, New York, October 31, 1910.
Running High Jump-H. F. Porter, at New York, February 16, 1908, 6 ft. 3 in.
Running High Kick-H. B. Beebe, at Southboro, Mass., March 19, 1908, 9 ft. 84 in.
Relay, 2,400 yards, Irish-American A. C. team (J. Bromilow, W. O. Robbins, A. R. Kiviat,
H. Schaaf), New York, February 5, 1910, 5m. 6 1-5s.
Three-Legged Races-40 yards-5 1-5s., H. L. Hillman, Jr., and Lawson Robertson, Washington,
D. C., February 20, 1909. 50 yards-6s., H. L. Hillman, Jr., and Lawson Robertson, Brooklyn,
60 yards-7 1-58., H. L. Hillman, Jr., and Lawson Robertson, Brooklyn,
November 11, 1905.
November 11, 1905. 70 yards-8 2-5s., George E. Hall and Lyndon Pierce, Twenty-second Regiment
Armory, New York, April 15, 1908. 75 yards-8 4-5s., H. L. Hillman, Jr., and Lawson Robertson,

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BEST INDOOR RECORDS-Continued.

New York City, February 2, 1907. 90 yards-10 1-53., W. J. Keating and W. Slade, New York, May 2, 1910. 100 yards-1is., H. L. Hillman, Jr., and Lawson Robertson, Brooklyn, N. Y., Aprli 24, 1909.

Throwing 56-pound Weight for Height-16 ft. 2 3-16 in., C. Walsh, New York, October 31, 1910. 56-pound Weight over Bar-15 ft. 11⁄2 in., Con Walsh, New York A. C., Madison Square Garden, New York City, February 18, 1911.

Running Hop, Step and Jump-48 ft. 2 in., Dan Ahearn, New York, October 31, 1910. Sack Racing-40 yards-6 2-5s., F. M. Pearson, New York City, October 5, 1905. 50 yards79., R. Mercer, Buffalo, N. Y., April 20, 1901. 60 yards-9s., J. M. Nason, Buffalo, N. Y., April 18, 1891. 75 yards-10 4-5s., R. Mercer, Buffalo, N. Y., April 20, 1901. 100 yards-15 3-5s., J. M. Nason, Buffalo, N. Y., July 11, 1891. 110 yards-25 1-58., J. M. Nason, New York City, May 12, 1883. 176 yards-26 4-5s., F. A. Onderdonk, New York City, April 28, 1903.

One Mile Walk-6m. 28s., G. Goulding, Buffalo, N. Y., December 16, 1911. Two miles13m. 45 1-58., G. H. Goulding, Canada, Central Y. M. C. A., Brooklyn, N. Y., March 18, 1911. Relay Racing-1,560 yards-3m. 8 1-5s., Boston Athletic Club (F. P. O'Hara, H. Lee, W. C. Prout, E. K. Merrihew), Boston, Mass., February 23, 1911. 1,760 yards (1 mile)-3m. 25 1-5s., !' New York team (L. Dorland, J. M. Rosenberger, M. W. Sheppard, H. Gissing) New Yo City, March 14, 1911. 2,400 yards-Teams of four men, each man to run 600 yards; 5 11 3-58., Irish-American A. C. team (Odell, Riley, Bromilow, Sheppard), Long Island Cit May 30, 1907; 5m. 6 1-5s. (Indoor), Irish-American A. C. team (J. Bromflow, W. C Robbins, A. R. Kiviat, H. Schaaf), New York City, February 5, 1910. 3,320 yards-7m 50 2-5s., Harvard relay team (Clark, Walsh, Curtis and Baer), Boston, Mass., February 14, 1903. 4 miles-17m. 458., Buffalo, N. Y., March 1, 1912, Cornell University team (H. N. Putnam, L. Finch, T. S. Berna, J. P. Jones). Medley Relay-7m. 38 2-58., all New York team (F. P. McNally, 220 yards; J. M. Rosenberger 440 yards; J. P. Sullivan, 880 yards; A. R. Kivlat, one mile), Buffalo, N. Y., April 7, 1911. Team Race-10 miles-44m. 9 2-5s. Irish-American A. C. team (M. D. Huysman and M. J. Ryan), New York City, February 4, 1911.

METROPOLITAN SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Held at Travers Island, N. Y., September 20. Point Score: Irish-American A. C., 74; New York A. C., 68; Mott Haven A. C., 5; McCaddin Lyceum, 5; St. Christopher A. C., 3; unattached, 3; Xavier A. A., 2; Long Island A. C., 1; Mercury A. C., 1. Results by Events: 100-Yard DashWon by Alvah T. Meyer, Irish-American A. C.; J. H. Ravenell, St. Christopher A. C., second; Hal Hillard, Xavier A. A., third. Time-10 1-5s. 880-Yard Run-Won by Melvin W. Sheppard, Irish-American A. C.; Homer Baker, N. Y. A. C., second; Ollle W. De Grouchy, N. Y. A. C., third. Time-1m. 57s. One-Mile Walk-Won by A. B. Gifford, McCaddin Lyceum; F. H. Kalser, N. Y. A. C., second; Ted Neuendorfer, N. Y. A. C., third. Time-6m. 47 4-58. One-Mile Run-Won by Abel R. Kivlat, Irish-American A. C.; Oswald Gibbons, N. Y. A. C., second; Carl Walther, N. Y. A. C., third. Time-4m. 26 4-5s. 120-Yard High Hurdles-Won by James I. Wendell, N. Y. A. C.; F. Brady, N. Y. A. C., second; P. Meyer, Long Island A. C., third. Time-15 4-5s. 220-Yard HurdlesWon by James I. Wendell, N. Y. A. C.; F. Kaufman, Irish-American A. C., second; F. Brady, N. Y. A. C., third. Time-268. 220-Yard Run-Won by Alvah T. Meyer, Irish-American A. C.; A. Van Winkle, N. Y. A. C., second; J. M. Rosenberger, Irish-American A. C., third. Time-22 4-58. 440Yard Run-Won by V. V. Wilkie, N. Y. A. C.; Óllte W. De Grouchy, N. Y. A. C., second; E. Coyle, Irish-American A. C., third. Time-50s. Five-Mile Run-Won by Hannes Kolehmainen, IrishA nerican A. C.; Gaston Strobino, unattached, second; N. Glannakopolos, Mercury A. C., third. Time - 25m. 54 4-5s. Putting 16-Pound Shot-Won by P. J. McDonald, Irish-American A. C., with 48 ft. 74 in.; Julian J. Elliott, N. Y. A. C., second, with 43 ft. 10 in.; W. Roos, N. Y. A. C., third, with 42 ft. 9 in. Throwing 56-Pound Weight-Won by Pat Ryan, Irish-American A. C., with 40 ft. 2 in.; P. J. McDonald, Irish-American A. C., second, with 38 ft. 11 in.; Matt McGrath, Irish-American A. C., third, with 37 ft. 1 in. Throwing Javelin-Won by Platt Adams, N. Y. A. C., with 164 ft. 84 in.; Bruno Brodd, Irish-American A. C., second, with 158 ft.; L. J Harper, Irish-American A. C., third, with 146 ft. 7 in. Running High Jump-Won by Egon Erickson, Mott Haven A. C., with 6 ft. 2 in.; B. Randall, N. Y. A. C., second, with 6 ft. 1 in.; H. J. Grumpelt, N. Y. A. C., third, with 6 ft. Pole Vault-Won by R. Curtis, N. Y. A. C., with 12 ft. 3 in.; Gordon Dukes, N. Y. A. C., second, with 12 ft.; K. S. Caldwell, Irish-American A. C., third, with 11 ft. Throwing 16-Pound Hammer-Won by Pat Ryan, Irish-American A. C., with 185 ft. 7% in.; A. McDougall, IrishAmerican A. C., second, with 151 ft. 4 in.; Matt McGrath, Irish-American A. C., third, with 149 ft. 3 in. Running Broad Jump-Won by Platt Adams, N. Y. A. C., with 23 ft. 2 in.; M. J. Fahey, Irish-American A. C., second, with 22 ft. 3 in.; T. J. Ahearn, Irish-American A. C., third, with 21 ft. 9 in. Running Hop, Step and Jump-Won by Platt Adams, N. Y. A. C., with 46 ft. 11 in.; M. J. Fahey, Irish-American A. C., second, with 46 ft.; T. J. Ahearn, Irish-American A. C., third, with 45 t. 9 in. Discus Throw-Won by Emil Muller, Irish-American A. C., with 133 ft.; Martin J. Sheridan, Irish-American A. C., second, with 127 ft. 51⁄2 in.; Andrew J. Sheridan, Irish-American A C., third, with 121 ft. 1% in.

College Athletics.

INTERCOLLEGIATE AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

CHAMPIONSHIPS.

THE thirty-eighth annual track and field games of the I. A. A. A. A. were held at Cambridge, Mass., May 30-31. One new record was created when J. P. Jones, Cornell, ran the mile in 4m. 14 2-5s., a world's amateur record as well as intercollegiate. The point score follows: Pennsylvania, 24; Harvard, 211⁄2: Michigan, 19; Cornell, 17; Dartmouth, 14, Yale, 10%; California, 10; Wesleyan, 10; Princeton, 6; Columbia, 4: Brown, 3; Penn. State, 1.

The results by events, finals only, follow: 100-Yard Dash-Won by J. E. Patterson, Pennsylvania; O. A. Reller, Cornell, second: D. F. Lippincott, Pennsylvania, third; J. E. Bond, Michigan, fourth. Time-9 4-5s. 220-Yard Dash-Won by F. P. Lippincott, Pennsylvania; H. H. Seward, Michigan, second; J. E. Bond, Michigan, third: J. E. Patterson, Pennsylvania, fourth. Time21 1-5s. 120-Yard Hurdles-Won by J. I. Wendell, Wesleyan: A. L. Jackson, Harvard, second; J. B. Cummings, Harvard, third. Time-15 3-5s. W. F. Potter, Yale, did not finish. 220-Yard HurdlesWon by J. I. Wendell, Wesleyan; W. F. Potter, Yale, second; G. A. Braun, Dartmouth, third; F. L. Brady, Columbia, fourth. Time-23 3-58. 440-Yard Run-Won by C. B. Han, Michigan; A. B.

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