Swimming record - Fenstermacher
BOY SWIMS'INTO "Y" RECORD HERE What is believed by C. H. Fenstermacher to be a swimming record for Y'. M. C. A. swimming pools for boys 14 years of oge or under, has been made at the "Y" pool by Joseph Thompson, 14-year-old son of the Rev. J. K. Thompson. During recent endurance tests held at the pool for the boys, young Thompson fiwam 19 times around the pool without a stop,, covering a dl3- ,tance of 2,640 feet, or nearly half a mile. Young Thompson swam close >:o the edge of the pool and Into the very corners, losin? very little on the turns. Other boys finally hindered him an'J he stopped ewlmmlng before he was even tired.