Sport: Fat Lady of the Lake

Fat Mrs. Myrtle Huddleston is the world's champion endurance swimmer among women. Five years ago. aged 30, she took her first swimming lesson. The next year she swam 36 miles across Catalina Channel in 20 hr., 42 min. She won the ocean championship at Del Ray Beach, Fla., in 1928. when she swam for 31 hr., 18 min. Since then. Mrs. Huddleston has been immersed in various bodies of water more frequently and for longer periods than anyone else of her sex. Most protracted was her sojourn in a Coney Island swimming pool which...

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