Sport: Prout

Assembled at Detroit, the Amateur Athletic Union of the U. S. re-elected William C. Prout of Boston as President. Election was unanimous after Verne Lacey of St. Louis and Murray Hulbert (Acting Mayor of New York City) withdrew from the lists.

President Prout announced that Charles W. Paddock would probably be reinstated in the august favor of the A. A. U. in time to do the dashes for America in the Olympic Games in Paris next Summer.

The convention admitted to their ranks the National Ski Association and the National Horseshoe Pitchers' Association.


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