Alexander Zaveruha, 12, schoolboy, attemtped to save Alfred M. Taylor, 18, schoolboy, from drowning, Bridgeport, Connecticut, December 31, 1929. (See case of ALFRED M. TAYLOR.) When Taylor first went into the water, while attempting to rescue Alexander’s brother, Alexander braced himself with one skate, grasped the stick extended by Taylor, and pulled Taylor upon the ice. Water rose on the ice as Taylor was pulled out and spread to Alexander’s feet. After Taylor broke through the ice the second time, he and Alexander’s brother urged Alexander to go for help. Alexander removed his skating shoes and ran a quarter-mile in his stocking feet to a farmhouse, where he got a rope. He returned to the hole, but Taylor had disappeared.
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