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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1941, Indiana, Pennsylvania WinC Ail Bnftrmrtm Ptww 811 INDIANA GAZBTTB IKMAKA Otiwr Otmto mam Mi THURSDAY JULY Curious Sharks Keep Chotteau Company on 60Mile Ocean Swim By LUTHER RVANS MtA IttVMe Start Cerfeapendent tOAMl Chotteau is training for his third attempt to from Blmlnl to the Florida cotftt feat that requires exposing his pounds to sharks for at least SO hours Chotteaua sponsor Edwin Hersh New York Insurance broker with nothing better to do with his money aayf the swim is an obsession with the fat 43yearold Frenchman Challenging ugly hammerheads and 80 miles of surging Gulf Stream tides Is an unusual hobby and m Chotteaua case a tough way in which to try to make a few honest dollars Chotteau a concert violinist by profession discarded his fiddle for specific reason He tells you frank ly that he could use some money Recognized by the A A U as the world champion open water distance the robust paddler hopes to cash in if successful through personal appearances and endorse ments Twice last year Chotteau failed On the first attempt he was pulled Into the boat suffering from cramps after navigating 38 miles Nine miles from Palm Beach was the closest he could get to land on the second try When hauled from the water Paul Chotteau hopes to be able to tell world he swam from Bimini to Florida coast with this stroke after 36 hours and 2 minutes he had established a world open water rec ord by swimming 144 12 miles The difficulty was that he was steadily being swept farther out to sea FEARS BEING SWEPT NORTH OF PALM BEACH This time Chotteau plans to be gin off Cat Key 12 miles south of North Bimini his starting point last summer He hopes to land between Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach but says he cannot hope to reach shore if heavy currents carry him northward past the latter resort Chotteau Olympic 1500 meter champion of 1920 began distance swimming in 1936 when he paddled 44 miles from Catalina Island to Santa Monica after failing in five earlier efforts In 1938 he made it from Santa Barbara to Venice a distance of 51 miles Chotteau swims entirely in the nude with his body covered with lampblack for protection from the sun His only equipment is a pair of light goggles He is fed liquid food containing dextrose glucose and maltrose at twohour intervals Last year on his second swim Chotteau lost 30 pounds and was confined to a hospital for two days He takes cod liver oil in large quan tities to restore his strength Chotteau who must wait for fa vorable weather hopes to make the swim within a month SHARKS ARE CHILDREN UNTIL THEY SEE BLOOD Chotteau redhaired and semi bald sounds reasonable enough un til he starts explaining why there is no reason to fear sharks From there on his ideas are strictly his own and should be construed only as such Sharks are just like he says They followed me most of the way last time but were more curi ous than anything else There is only one danger if blood shows In that case I would get out of the water in nothing Exclusive of the channel swim and Catalina and the Toronto swim there have been many unusual aquatic feats One of the more unusual was the paced record established by Otto Kemmerich in Berlin on a bet in 1928 Kemmerich wagered he could outlast a sea lion at continuous swimming in a pool The sea lion forced to keep on swimming as long as he was able collapsed after 42 hours Kemmer ich stayed in the pool for 46 Charles Zimmy a legless swim mer set the world endurance rec ord in 1931 when he swam for 100 hours in a Honolulu pool Zimmy more recently was credi ted with swimming down the Hud son from Albany to New York a distance of 140 miles Longest swim on record was a 2300mile navigation down the Mis sissippi from Minneapolis to New Orleans by Fred Newton of Clinton in 1931 He was in the water 742 swimming hours What some people wont do to make a living IRWIN SHAFFER HONORED Irvln Shaffer of Creekslde Is seen with his at a birth day party given in bis honor At the home of Mr and Mrs Jason Shaffer The many boys and girls had a delightful time and ended the day by enjoying delieioug re freshments FOREST SERVICE OFFICES MOVED WASHINGTON July 31 Agriculture Secretary Wickard an nounced today that the eastern re gional headquarters of the U S Forest Service would be transferred from Washington to Upper Darby a Philadelphia suburb in a move de signed to relieve congestion in the capital The eastern headquarters super vise the departments foresty pro gram in New England New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Dela ware Maryland Virginia West Vir ginia and Kentncky ROLL LEADS TO DEATH PHILADELPHIA A bakery roll that dropped from a bundle 13year old Gerald Rothstein was carrying cost the youngster his life He had run an errand to a bakery store for his mother yesterday and was re turning home when he dropped the roll while crossing a street Stop ping to pick it up he was killed by an automobile NO CLUE IN ESCAPE WHITE Henry C Hill superintendent of the new Pennsylvania industrial school ex pressed confidence today two youth ful prisoners who escaped Monday night would be apprehended de spite the lack of new clues Hill said Waverly Browder 20 and George Clark 19 the escaped prisoners in all probability would be charged with assault with intent to kill a guard Charles L Baker who was slugged on the head and with larceny of an automobile Baker was discharged from the school hospital yesterday He was struck by an iron stake Saltiest of Atlantic he oceans is the We cannot have a political club and call it an shal chief of staff U S Army SHE SHOPS CASH AND CARET Without Painful Backache Many relievo nagginc backache quickly onca they discover that tha real cause of their trouble may be tired The kidneys are Natures chief way of tak ing the excess acids and waste out of the blood They help most people past about 3 When disorder of kidney function poisonous matter to remain in your blood it may cause nagging backache rheumatic pains leg pains loss of pep and energy getting up nights swelling puffiness under the eyes headaches and disiiness Frequent or scanty passages with smarting and burning some times shows there is something wrong with your kidneys or bladder Dont wait I Ask your druggist for Fills used successfully by millions for over 40 years They give happy relief and will help the 15 miles of kidney tubes flush out poison ous waste from your blood Get Doans SAD BIRTHDAY A Joyride Rich ard Welw took In his brothers automobile 1929 Vintage to celebrate his ISth birthday ended dlaarterouily when the machine plunged over a steep embankment demolished a garage and badly damaged a new car inside Richard brokt a leg but a companion Thomaj Cantel 13 was unhurt Australia the largest Island In the world is also the smallest con tinent ftKAHJB police said overheated brakes caused a henrso to catch flre yesterday while carry ing the body of Asll Phila delphia restaurant owner to Read ing for burial The 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