Sport: On Skis

In 1928 a U. S. team of 13 sailed for Europe to compete in the Second Winter Olympic Games. Their departure received no attention whatever. They gave a mediocre account of themselves at St. Moritz. They sailed home again with few better grounds for satisfaction than the fact that almost no one knew what they had been up to.

In New York last week, the sailing of the S. S. Manhattan was delayed for more than half an hour by the business of hoisting the white Olympic flag, ornamented by five interlocking red, blue, black,...

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