Sport: New World's Records: Feb. 4, 1924

¶ High jump, indoor: Harold Osborne of the Illinois Athletic Club, 6 ft. 5 15/16 in.

¶ 70-yd. low hurdles, for women: Helen Shilkey of Chicago, 10 sec.

¶ 70-yd. dash, for women : Helen Shil-key of Chicago, 8 3/5 sec.

¶ 100-metre dash, indoor: Bob Mc-Allister of Brooklyn, 11 sec. (According to A. A. U. officials it was the first time the 100-metre race had ever been held indoors.)


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