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SWIMMING

N \ u n iki i i i u m \D)'i [) i; i' i kih ii mi 1 u li m j nua i ii i r hj sill tii tuul tv I 11 i 15 it i s (.(lit v ir i Hul hi l< i ' i ' with tin hj iif, tis 1 <1 n l lilt t It (.1 to wuu n I i i t ii ul 11 tin Ui trih 11 n i inutli ! i" 1 ! uid M ill i I i jit v mp in l iilot it i ( i ii lit, t ui In ii 1 I tt i ni-1 i ii d I m\ lil ii \ u \n tta i 1 i i\ th s Im i i ihj ' ' i i u i ' i /i ) i i \j 0 j rpi wed f 1 l,i i It' i th fi i ih 1 ith I'll | it 11 1 'li Ii ui I'n In i„ • \ ! i i in_, 1 i\ nit <w u I t i i li tin hi ( i is tht I i 1 1 1 l l II I 1 i uitit, j it i li \ i th j 1 t Hi it niftf il Kun 1 i i 1 tuiul n ■> i Io t „iih '( i i unh ml u i urac 1 t ' * t 1 i ' lin \ i th m< ii it \ ih d 1 iii \ i itiii_ t i uid i i it i nh i ) nt nt Hut t u' 1 I 1 ill itl<l Jlt( V\U lllßli U 1 Is. ium i n 1 ij, 6tt lui lift v I i ! ild li til lit iibbd > I ti tt I i I t ) ( nit ii nn Ihm 1 « 1 t itt in| t tin nie^ij hn it f\ii t hi iin it um ti Ili r i r i 1 Int ii tt win I I 1 Kiln 'en tilth ni ti- D i 3it i il mil ii l I l / t ill i(J i tni th( tilli till H vi r 1 r i t if I itli hr\ ] H th 1 t ct th t rf Hit \ hiii li m Ii in n_ tin win ii i 1 vit i ai i nd ftt Kilt the i w I hj I ii i t i i hn int uid in in i t t t tn d p' i\ ( t limn lint at r 1 11 ui i d t \i >x the Hiwui n ul j n i \'i t 1 ( tie i lut t i 1 \M i hi hi i t stdtttd i i hj a d i \ tr\ hj i d An 1 r \un t tno Uiuu hrli i \ ard be i I i i\h< r ii ttuijr foith tm\ ci t ctt >t hr ( i d r remind in in it t i I cal on the fid 1 ut d J\ hi ii nnok t \ i n lit \ ml r In brad in I wink i t tdi 1 not srda 1, lit t itir lit r dlv 1 Idllin Ili » id hi nun leuil in., n id t tboi „hj tiling- ul i i mcisod i\ ~!! Hi 'i i t i ro mod. tint hi u i •id i tluum*' the ii t r \ lo ntt td 0 i 1 n t pintxii tho tilde iniri»id into n 1 ( unh i iad pin mil imilai tit ijo * Inl ( spirit had ( tutjit him i ippiii„ pud he ii is mcie thin 6tt in hind \wtn II an til l Milium with da li but ii 1! & bod V a\ a\ -\ jii hun., tho American bard. " Time, 5~?-,oe,"' said the- announcer—a world's record. Tho thing 'cemed prepos. feroiis. no ca-.tily had been tho accomplishmant o? it. But one remembered that the Into Barney K'iornan rarely appeared to ba in a hurry, tlioupix lie d"ii!t harshly with nil sorts ni' jword*. Only one could not heh> wiiudorinj,' how few seconds Kuhann» n 1 ul;u could swim 100 yd- in if he swum " all out " all the way. Kahanamoku's time boat hi* own world's record of 's4i-sec, the English record of 55j[sec,, and tho Australian record of 56350 c. C'uuha, was timed at 55£ sec, and though Barry's was not clocked it must have boon well "within 66sec—a. big improvement on his own record. Ltjiigvvorth, Btedman, and Pago finished almost simultaneously, and they were all doubtless within 58sep r For al! "that it had been won so easily ifc was a «reat spectacle, tiix faster swimmers probably never travelled over a course in competition.

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SWIMMING, Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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SWIMMING Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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