Sport: At New London

Harvard had a huge crew—183 Ib. to a man—slow over sprint courses but formidable for a four-mile race like last week's at New London. In it were Coxswain Henry Hamilton Bissell, Stroke Gerard Cassedy and four other oarsmen who were on the crews that beat Yale last year and the year before. Coach Ed Leader's Yale boat, known to be fast, had won all three of its sprint races earlier in the season. But no one knew whether it had enough endurance for a long pull, particularly if the wind blew up the river....

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