Sport: Who Won Jun. 16, 1930

¶ Frank Wyckoff of Southern California, without starting blocks, with a breeze behind him so slight that it probably will not affect acceptance of his record: the 100-yd. dash in the National Collegiate A. A. track and field championship at Stagg Field, Chicago, in a new world's record time of 9.4 sec. beating George ("Buckeye Bullet") Simpson (Ohio) by 1 1/2 ft. Short, black, bespectacled Eddie Tolan. holder of the last world's record of 9.5 sec. was fourth, a few inches behind an unknown, one Edwin Toppino of Loyola (New Orleans).

¶ The University...

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