Young Coast Girl Swims Across Soap Lake to Win Wager
Lenora Bushnell of Bremerton, while camping at the beach with her parents, swam the lake one day last week from the south end against the waves to the north end, a distance of three miles in 2 hours 45 minutes. The girl is but 14 years old and weighs 145 pounds.
There was a man started out but he did not make over one-half the distance.
The reason for the race was a wager between the girl and her father, who thought it impossible.
Lenore came to Soap Lake from Bremerton with her father for his health (he had rheumatism and is now completely healed).
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