Sport: Hoover vs. Beresford

Two sculls moved up the Thames. The two scullers were Walter Hoover of the U. S., who had gone to London to bring home the Philadelphia Gold

Challenge Cup, and Jack Beresford Jr. of England.

For two minutes oars went back and were pulled forward. Then — bump! Hoover's craft hit that of Beresford. "In the heat of the race," he afterward said, "I judged . . that Beresford was crowding in to my water and I thought: 'If you think you can get away with that, I'm going for you. And I did....

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