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ENGLANDrALL HET UP OVER OLYMPIC OUTLOOK JAP
BREAKS MARATHON 'RECORD' INT TRYOUT
It will be a wonderful team of
athletes that- sails from- New
York next June' to represent this
country in the Olympic games.
The pick of the amateur world
will accompany Mat Halpin and
James SiiUivanto uphold Ameri
can supremacy, against'the' world.
Everywhere .young mCn,. who
shine in some branch of sport are
preparing-themselyes for the tests
.whereby-thcteam will be selected.
An indication of the form to be
In many quarters .this is re
garded with disapproval, for.
there- are speedy women swim
mers, in this -cQuntry .who might
win- pdints for, the. te'am. '
.MrsTerfe J)es.ch of. San Fran
cisco, has declared' hen intention,
to go to Stockholm- on her own
initiative. ' ; -
- England is- making,strenuous
efforts, to 'find a winning: team and
the discussion over ' -England's
Clearing. Six Feet
expectedis' shown in the recent
performance of Ralph Rose, the
giant California shot putter, who
broke the' world's record, and the
runner of Mel Shephard, in recent
The United States will not be
represented, officially, in at least
one event the women's swim
ming and diving competition.
Secretary Sullivan has ' declared
that the "A. A. U. will not take
.women 'competitors abroad.
in the High Jump
athletic debility" have become al
most a national cry. -
The past year was disastrous
for the tight little isle's athletes,
who were defeated by continental
and colonial athletes.
Because Secreta Sullivan has
requested th'e'government to sta
tion a battleship at Stockholm
during the Olympic games, that
the jackies may lend moral, sup
port to the American team, Eng-