Sport: Professionals

Last week came more press-agenting of a certain Florida town as the confluence of all roads. Enterprising swimming pool managers tempted thither two distinguished amateur natatory females, Gertrude Ederle, famed near Channel-swimmer, and Aileen Riggin, Olympic fancy-diving champion in 1920.

On and after Jan. 1, they will lose their amateur standing and become "swimming coaches." Said Miss Charlotte Epstein, manageress of the Women's Swimming Association contestants: "They have our heartiest good wishes. . . . We feel that as teachers and coaches they will . . . further our aims and ideals. ....

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