Ceawood Nelson Murray, 27, carpenter, saved Flossie M. Comstock, 30, from drowning, Kansas City, Kansas, December 20, 1928. Mrs. Comstock jumped from a viaduct into the Kaw River and drifted in the current 50 feet from the bank. Murray, who was fully clothed and was a poor swimmer, ran 700 feet to the water, waded, and then swam 40 feet to her. He grasped her arm and tried to swim toward the bank, but they drifted with the current. Murray finally swam to a point 20 feet from the bank and was aided to the bank by means of a pole which was extended to him by a man in wadable water. Mrs. Comstock was unconscious but was revived.
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