Sport: Thunder and Lightning

Pasadena was flooded with sunshine. Businessmen swelled with pride, policemen with importance. Through the streets it was raining roses—white ones, red ones, pink ones, yellow ones, in bunches and basketfuls, automobiles full, motor trucks full. To the gay Rose Bowl went Pasadena, 300 gorgeous floats and a hilarious walking multitude, for the 37th annual Tournament of Roses on New Year's Day.

Out upon the chalk-lined sward trotted the eleven purple-banded "Huskies" of the University of Washington. They slapped their padded thighs, they pranced their cleated feet. Came the slighter, nimbler Dixie boys of...

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