In the New York Athletic games on Saturday, M. Prinstein of Syracuse University jumped 23 ft. 8 7-8 in., breaking the former world's record of 23 ft. 7 1-2 in. In the same games John Flanagan, N. Y. A. A., threw the sixteen-pound hammer 158 ft. 4 in., breaking the world's record of 153 ft. 8 in., held by McCracken of Pennsylvania.
Last Friday, C. H. Taylor 1900, captain of the Rifle and Pistol Club, made the following consecutive 10 shot scores in an attempt to surpass the American 50 shot pistol record: 97, 94, 95, 94, 92, 472 total. This score beats the best previous amateur performance by 4 points and the professional or world's record by 2 points. The shooting was done in the presence of witnesses.