Sport: World's Record

Last week in New York Sabin Carr, of Yale University, rushed at a thin strip of wood suspended horizontally 13 ft. 9¼ in. from the floor, vaulted over it. In so doing he had broken the world's record for indoor pole-vaulting, 13 ft. 8¼ in., held by Charles Hoff, doubtful amateur of Norway. Excited gentlemen in dinner jackets rushed forward, raised the stick to a height of 14 ft. ¼ in., urged Sabin Carr to break the outdoor record (13 ft. 11¼ in., also held by Mr. Hoff). Mr. Carr tried, could not...

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