Harvard Drubbed

"A good fight well fought" was the epithet used to describe the Varsity boat race at the 57th Yale-Harvard Regatta.* The outcome was never in doubt, even before the event started; in such circumstances, Harvard's performance was a high tribute to their courage, determination and sportsmanship.

The four-mile stretch of the Thames was ablaze with crimson and blue. Two observation trains which had been pulled out of New London were crowded with Yale and Harvard students and their friends and parents. The greatest assembly of...

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