Sport: Lightbodies

Picking up their morning newspapers, most U. S. citizens read the front-page news about the war in the Far East or Roosevelt's doings in the White House, but dyed-in-the-wool sport fans turned to a story about Jim Lightbody of Chicago winning three track events at the Olympic Games—one of them setting a new Olympic record for the 1,500-metre run. That was in 1904.

Last week oldsters rubbed their eyes when, picking up their morning papers, they read about Jim Lightbody winning a 600-yd. run and setting a new meet record. It was not triple-Olympic...

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