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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 30, 1912, Image 22',
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. PLUCfcV HIGH SCHOOI GTSL IS CHAMP. IN WATER
IHSHPv I Helen McGregor. H" 3
Helen McGregor, a 17-year-old
.high school girl of Tacoma,
Wash., has beaten records in the
Northwest by swimming Quar
termaster harbor from Indian
Point to Manzanita, a distance of
two miles. She forced her way;
through a choppy sea when the
current was at its fastest flow..
When she reached Manzanita,
just 68 minutes from the time she
dove from the Indian Point pier,
she was strong enough to con
template swinlming back. She
was prevented from this by her
parents, who accompanied her in
Miss McGregor rises a stroke"
of her own, which she says is a
combination of the "overhand"
and "breast" strokes.
' Visitor I saw your husband
iri the crowd in town today. " In
fact, he was so dose that I could
have touched him.
Hostess That's strange. At
home he is so close that no"body
can touch him.
Lady of the House What
caused you to become a tramp?
Ragged Rogers The family
physician, mum. He advised me
to take long walks after me
meals, an' I've been walking after,
'em ever since