Sport: New World's Records: Aug. 18, 1924

Established at the Women's International Track Meet, Stamford Bridge, Eng.:

¶ 250-metre dash: Mary Lines of Great Britain, 34¼ sec.

¶ 1,000-metre run: E. S. Trickey of Great Britain, 3 min., 8 1-5 sec.

¶ 120-yard hurdles: Mary Lines of Great Britain, 173-5 sec.

¶ High jump: Elise Van Truyen of Belgium, 4 ft. 11½ in.

¶ Discus throw: Violette Morris of France, 98 ft., 9 in.

¶ Javelin throw: L. Groslimend of Switzerland, 156 ft., ¼ in.

¶ 660-yard relay: Great Britain (Palmer, Gamble, Edwards, Thompson), 1 min., 183-5 sec.

¶ Two-thirds of a mile bicycle sprint:...

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