Sport: Last Respects

Because the Thames at New London is wanted for other purposes, the Harvard-Yale crew races were held last week over Yale's home course on the Housatonic. There were no observation trains, no flotilla of yachts, no high jinks on the banks. But old grads turned out, a few thousand strong, to pay what may be their last respects (for the duration.) to the oldest and once the gayest intercollegiate sport event in the U.S.*

It was a blue day, but not Yale's color. With monotonous regularity, first their freshman, then their junior varsity, then their combination (freshman and varsity subs), and finally...

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