Sport: Fakery!

As the observation trains pulled into the New London station after the Yale-Harvard boat race a horde of small boys greeted them nourishing green journals. "Yale Wins" stared in six-inch headlines. Since the race had ended not five minutes before this publication seemed for the moment a journalistic miracle. Closer inspection revealed a badly written story of the vaguest and most general character. No mention of the lengths or time of victory was made. Furthermore, the Harvard crew was credited with the smoother, prettier form—a statement arrant in its stupidity.

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