Sport: Females In Water

Spectators jammed the galleries, sat along the edge of the pool with sheets across their legs. Bobbe Arnst, onetime wife of Johnny Weissmuller, now married to a Chicago lawyer named Robert Cavenaugh but still interested in swimmers, arrived the opening night, foiled a bandit who tried to steal her sealskin coat when she was leaving. Signs were hung in the locker rooms to remind members of the Lake Shore Athletic Club what was going on: "Ladies in the Pool; Please Wear Suits." The meet — annual national A. A. U. indoor swimming...

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