Sport Notes, Oct. 28, 1929

In Seoul, Korea, Sprinter Eldracher of Germany raced 100 metres in 10 3/10 sec. against a runner from Japan—a world's record if it is allowed. Before the afternoon was over narrow-hipped Miss Kinuye Hitomi covered the same distance in 12 sec.—a world's record for ladies. Young John Straley of Paulding, Ohio, said to Umpire Clyde Crone what many sandlot players often long to say to umpires. With a quick fist Umpire Crone did what umpires often long to do to fresh players. Straley fell awkwardly, did not get up. Policemen escorted Crone from...

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