Sport: In Mexico

Two men in Mexico—Tomas Zafiro and Leonicio San Miguel, Tarahumara Indians—ran 62½ miles (100 kilometres) in 9 hrs. 37 min. Mexican sportsmen asked to have the record accepted as official, petitioned for a 100-kilometre race in the next Olympic games. Newspapermen sought out Zafiro and San Miguel. "We are strong," they replied, "because we live in the open air. We wear, in daylight, cloths around our privities; at night we cover ourselves with the skins of beasts. We eat, four times a day, frijoles1 and chili with tortillas.2 Also we like deer meat, chickens, turtles, lizards and rabbits. We chew...

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