Woman Prize Winner In Wrigley Swim To Give Exhibition Here at Casino

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Woman Prize Winner In Wrigley Swim To Give Exhibition Here at Casino Anna Benoit Of Holyoke, Mass., Is Visitor At City-Pool Wednesday WATER AT TEST WELL STOPPED Miss Anna Benoit, of Holyoke, Mass., one of the most powerful professional women swimmers in America today and winner of the $10,000 Wrigley Marathon at Toronto last year, was a visitor at Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas Casino yesterday afternoon. Miss Benoit is training at Miami Beach for the coming $75,000 Wrigley Marathon of 1929 which will be staged at Cleveland, Ohio. She and her manager, Herman Hunt, pool owner and former marathon swim mer of Connecticut, made an agreement with C. A. Root, manager of Xhe Las Olas Casino, yesterday, for her appearance here in a Boy Scout benefit on March 81. She will enter the water at the beginning of the Boy Scout program and will swim continuously until its conclusion. She will end her act with a series of dives. In the last Wrigley swim, a 10-mile affair. Miss Benoit set a record for an open one-mile straight away. She negotiated the last mile of the 10-mile event, after having been in the water for seven hours, in the remarkable time of 25 minutes. Manager Hunt has a scrapbook with 10,000 clippings showing the widespread newspaper interest in Miss Benoif s performance. Among other swimmers she outdistanced was Gertrude Erderle, first woman to swim the English channel. Her daily practice swim starts at the Royal Palm docks in Miami takes her north in Biscayne baj through the bridge at the count causeway ana arouna tar lsianu. She swam 40 lengths of Las Ola? Casino pools yesterday, using tht six-beat, double trudgeon American crawl. Mudding" Process Shuts Off The Stream Which Prevented Drilling Operations The flow of water from oil test well of the Port Everglades Oil and Gas Co., in Croissant Park has been successfully stopped by "mudding" the well, and drilling is to be resumed, it was announced by offi cials. The flow of water was discovered late Sunday afternoon. The drill had been idle for two days while the operators were awaiting new tools. The bore had penetrated approximately ' 2,100 feet. Water boiled from the well and had to be trenched away. Operators say that it probably came from a fissure in the rock at the bottom of the well on which drilling was in progress for several days before it appeared. Previous to the sudden flow, no water had been-stuck by the drill as it pene trated through rock, sand and var ious strata and formations. The "mudding" process is the pumping of mud into the well to form a protective barrier a gains wateu around the drill. There are 90,000 members of the American Medical association. Sine 1869 ALLEN'S ULCER1M3 SALVB aaa healed mora old aorea than all other aires combined. It is the most powerful aalTe known and heals aorea from the bottom CD. drawinr oat the poisons. Br mall 6S ccats. Book free. J. P. ALLEN MEDICINE CO. 204 . 3ri Sin ST. MUL, HIM.

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  1. Fort Lauderdale News,
  2. 14 Mar 1929, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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