Sport: 18 Lengths

The first observation train in the history of Pacific Coast rowing followed the 3-mi. race between California and Washington at Seattle last week. One hundred thousand spectators agreed that there should have been not one train but two: one for the California crew that slipped along the bright choppy surface of Lake Washington as if they had caught the wind in their oar-blades; another slower train, perhaps even a handcar, for the Washington boat which lumbered along to the finish 18 lengths—nearly a quarter-mile—behind, most thoroughly beaten of any Coast crew for 29...

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