Lacks Money For Trip to England; Hunt Shoots Self

New Haven Swimmer Wanted to Enter Channel Contest

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Lacks Money For Trip to England; Hunt Shoots Self - LACKS MONEY FOR TDin m mini imn i-nir 111 ri -i...
LACKS MONEY FOR TDin m mini imn i-nir 111 ri -i n iii Mill IU LliULr.lfiU. New Haven Swimmer Want ed to Enter Channel Conies. New Tork. Aug. 10. Despondent because of failure to raise funds to defray expense of a proposed trip to England and attempt to swim the I English channel, Herman Hunt of , New Haven, a "New Haven" road brakeman. shot and seriously wound- I ed himself today in the home of! Dorothy Ashford. a friend. He taken to Knickerbocker Hospital. In his pockets Hunt carried newspaper clippings telling of some of his aquatic achievements and of an ef-fart being made by some of his friends to raise funds for nis trip abroad. Swan (he Souad. New Haven, Aug. It), Herman Hunt oif this city who shot and seriously wounded himself In New York City today for a long time had been urru trainer of fast swimmers in New Haven and vlclnitv On Julv 15 last Hunt and Miss Dorothy Taylor swam across to Wading Brook Ixing Island from Momauguln a distance of twenty-three miles in fourteen hours and twenty three minutes. It , was said tonight that Hunt had expected a friend here to aid In raising the seven hundred dollars necessary for his proposed trip to England to enter the English Channel swimming contfst. But only $100 had been obtained. He has a wife and two children. 1 , i

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  1. Hartford Courant,
  2. 11 Aug 1923, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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