Sport: Tug of War

Though few U. S. citizens can remember or believe it, tug of war was once the most popular of intercollegiate sports. One who can still feel it in his calves is Malcolm Kenneth Gordon, old St. Paul's boy, now headmaster of Malcolm Gordon School (for boys) at Garrison, N. Y. In last month's Alumni Horae, St. Paul's alumni bulletin, Mr. Gordon (St. Paul's '87) tautly remembered this forgotten sport.

"A good tug of war team of the '80s, whether in school or college," wrote onetime Tugger Gordon, "compared favorably with a well-trained crew in...

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