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(Continued from Thursday) The Flying Leap was next introduced by Hall. Coming down the walk at a brisk pace he made fast for a post inscribed: "Keep off the Grass!" and so splendid was his aim that he knocked it down on his first attempt. This swerved him to the left and, flushed with success, shooting into an iron post at the fence. At that point Hall wandered into the crowd, knocking a man senseless. With a better start he would have scored two. The feat was loudly applauded (continued on Saturday).

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