Sport: Fishy

The female species, deadlier than the male, swam the English Channel three times in seven days. Britain burbled with delight over the prowess of its mermaids; U.S. papers printed smaller and smaller notices; even of the feat of Dr. Dorothy Cochrane Logan, (Nom de mer Mona McLennan) in bettering Gertrude Ederle's time. To Dr. Logan was paid the $5,000 prize offered by Lord Riddell of the News of the World to any British girl who beat the record. She had grooved the dark wet miles in 13 hours, 10 minutes; 81 minutes faster than Miss Ederle.

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