Sport: Anchors Aweigh

Race Referee Clifford ("Tip") Goes shouted: "Ready all, row!" and 88 lean crewmen bent to it, pulling their lightweight (250 lbs.) toothpick shells in surging spurts over Syracuse's Lake Onondaga. It was the golden jubilee race of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association, once known as the Poughkeepsie Regatta, later shifted from the Hudson River to the Ohio (at Marietta), and now settled at Syracuse, out of reach of floods.

Choppy waters and 15-knot quartering winds delayed the starts of the freshman and junior varsity races. But when they were finally run off, the flashing...

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