BOXING: A High Jump

Not since records were kept has man jumped higher than did Harol'd Osborne of Illinois Athletic Club at last week's University of Illinois Olympic tryouts.

The bar was set at 6 ft. 7¾ in—his old mark, and over it went Harold with great ease. Up went the bar to 6 ft. 8¼4 in. Harold undismayed, rushed at the obstacle to a new world's record, blind determination in his eye. His body bounded into the air, his arms shot up, his legs shot sideways and Harold crossed the bar in safety.


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