Sport: 400-Mile Celebration

One Pat Jennings, a web-footed Canadian sportsman, decided that he would swim from Toronto to Manhattan by way of Lake Ontario, Erie Canal, Hudson River (400 miles) to celebrate the 110th anniversary of peace between the U. S. and Canada.* He expects to make several stopovers en route.

*The last U. S. war with Great Britain was ended by the Treaty of Ghent, Dec 24, 1814, but fighting was continued into before peace news was received.


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