Sport: Negro Miler

Negroes have long led the U.S. field in sprinting and jumping. But until last week no Negro boy had ever won a U.S. championship for the mile. Now the Negroes have broken in there too, thanks to New York University's Frank T. Dixon 3rd, 20-year-old son of a onetime Butler University track star.

At the National A.A.U. meet in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden, young Dixon ran a tactically perfect race, showing the stamina gained in years of crosscountry running. He kept well behind Defending Champion Gilbert Dodds, the Boston divinity student who invariably sets...

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