People: Rowing

At Poughkeepsie; where rain made the Hudson gloomy and smooth, and at New London, where $45,000,000 worth of yachts were crowded into the mouth of the Thames, were rowed last week the two great rowing races of the year.

At Poughkeepsie Columbia was the favorite. Columbia had won its early season sprint races so easily. But there was a rumor that the boat had gone stale. Cornell, with baldheaded, 30-year-old Pete McManus in the waist of the shell and seven other heavy, experienced men bending to the barks...

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