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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 08, 1912, Image 2

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Adams took second agd third
places in the standing broad
jump. Tsiclitiris, the Greek, was
first, with a leap of 10 ft 11 in.
In the 800-meter run the Amer
icans duplicated their remarkable
performance in the century and
carried off all three places, each
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Ralph Craig,
Winner of the 100-meter dash,
the feature event of the
Olympic games.
of the Yankees finishing in less
than the world's record time.
James E. Meredith, Mercers
berg Academy, was first; Mel
Sheppard, Irish-American A. C,
second; Ira Davenport, Chicago'
A. G, third. Time, 1:51 9-101
for supremacy in the 400-meter,
relay, the Britishers winning
when the American .team was dis
qualified for fouling.
In the high jump Almen W.
Richards of Brigham YoungiJni
versity, Utah, cleared 6 feet3 3-10
inches and took first place. Lische
of Germany was second, and Hor
ine, the sensational Californian,
holder of the world's record, fin
ished third.
Tewanima, the Carlisle Indian,
made a great race in the 10,000
meter run, but was nosed out by,
H. Kohemainen, the crack Finn
ish distance man. Stenroos, an
other Finn, was third. Time,
31 :20.
For the first time in the history;
of the Olympiad one nation cap
tured all three places in an event
when Ralph Craig, the University
of Michigan flyer, led two Amer
icans across the wire in the 100
meter dash yesterday. A. T. Mey
er, Irish-American A. C, and D,
F.Lippindott, University of Penn
s'ylvania, finished second and
third, nosing out Patching, the
Australian. Time, 1 0 4-5 seconds,
equaling the record.
Thorpe, the Carlisle Indian,
sprang a surprise by winning the
penthalon, a combination of five
events. Bie of Norway was sec
ond, and Avery Brundage, carryi
ing the colors of the Chicago A!
A., took third place.
Insurance Agent (to small boy
answering the door): "Is your
m'other in the Prudential?"
Small Bov: "No: she" in the
England" and America, fought Lkitchen, washing baby'

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