Sport: Between Halves

First football game of the year in Princeton's Palmer Stadium usually attracts a crowd of 5,000. Last week, eight times that many people watched little Williams beaten, 27-to-7. The increase was caused not by the fact that Princeton's football team had lost only one game in three years, but by something which Princeton's enterprising Athletic Association had arranged, in place of a brass band, to entertain the customers between halves. It was an all-star mile race in which the No. 1 entrant was New Zealand's famed Jack Lovelock, Oxford medical student and Olympic...

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