Sport: Hot Feet

Runners ran, jumpers jumped, weight-men heaved and swung their weights, all in the rolling Orange Mountains of New Jersey. The Newark Athletic Club was holding a three-day National track and field carnival, the annual junior and senior A. A. U. championships, on Colgate Field, West Orange.

Charles W. Paddock, of the Los Angeles Athletic Club, journalist, student, Chautauqua lecturer and sprinter, hotfooted through his 100- and 220-yd. paces creditably, tied the world's record for each. The 220-yd. record, 20 4/5 sec., is Paddock's exclusive property. For 100 yd., 9 3/5 sec. has been...

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