Sport: Washington v. California

In the East, where rowing is important chiefly because it gives occasion for pleasant water-fetes, crews last week were still trying to get used to the feel of a shell after the solid oar-machines in their gymnasiums and tanks. In the West, true home of present-day U. S. rowing, great races start early. Down Oakland Estuary last week came two crews pulling easily along with bows almost exactly aligned. They were Washington and California, off in their first race of the year. For two miles and a half they moved along side by side,...

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