Sport: Cantabs

W. P. Mellen, Oxford's pink-faced American stroke, swallowed his last glass of daily training port-wine for the season. But the Cambridge port was better and the Cambridge men (classically known as "Cantabs") won the big race on the Thames.

Sentimentally, the Cantabs, as the all British crew, were the favorites, but the hard money odds were on Oxford. The Oxonians started with a stroke of 39 and a lead. The Cantabs, pulling their oars in splendid unison, rowed at a modest 36. Half a mile down the river the crews were hitting 31. Then...

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