Sport: On Cayuga

Scorpions crawled on the bosom of Lake Cayuga one afternoon last week — the red-and-white-footed scorpion of Cornell and the blue-and-gold of California. For nearly three miles they crawled evenly, staccato voices in their tails urging their legs to greater labor. Then open water began to show. There was a scorpion's length of it between the two when Cornell—her eight gigantic hearties bursting from a last effort which her slightly lighter California guests could not match—shot across the line, winner of a crew race that promised brave things for Cornell later on...

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