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ly are very different from most of the
women I meet!" (The woman in
front nodded her head as though say
ing, "I hope so.")
"No, I am not," I whispered. "I
have only a little more courage
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
(Copyright, 1914, by the Newspaper
DIANA OF DEEP BECAME CHAMPION SWIMMER
BECAUSE IT WAS GREAT TO BE MERMAID
Marguerite Brack, Champion Woman
Swimmer, In the Water.
San Francisco, Cal. "Can I tan
go? Must I retire early? Am I per
mitted to indulge in sweets? Does
swimming make you thin? Does it
preclude the possibility of donning
modern fashion? Is it really a grind
or a recreation? Can everybody
swim and if so, how and why don't
"Well, well," said Marguerite
Brack, champion American Woman
Swimmer in the 440, "I guess I'd bet
ter answer your questions one at a
"Alas, there are those who like the
tango ; I'd rather swim. But I've never
felt that swimming has interfered
with my other plans in life one bit.
"Swimming has never claimed my
serious attention except in races and
exhibitions when I have been deter
mined to win.
"I swim because I think it's great "
sport and I like it. .
"As for training, two week's time is
generally all I require to prepare for
an event. Sweets, I avoid because
they tend to upset the stomach. Of
course, I retire early and keep good
"In this year that I have been,
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