Marion Lorraine Gilmore attempted to save Ethel M. Weddup from drowning, Toronto, Ontario, July 3, 1933. While Ethel, 10, was wading in Lake Ontario at a point 25 feet from shore, she was submerged by a wave, lost her footing, and then drifted farther from shore into deep water. Marion, 14, schoolgirl, who was a poor swimmer, from wadable water swam with great exertion in waves four feet high 20 feet toward Ethel, who continued to drift farther from shore. Marion was unable to swim farther and turned on her back. She drifted to a point 65 feet from shore and then was rescued by a man who supported her as he swam to wadable water. Marion was semiconscious but soon revived. Meanwhile, Robert Wilmot swam to Ethel and attempted to render aid, but in a struggle they drifted to a point 100 feet from shore. Ethel then lost her hold, just as she was reached by a lifeguard who swam with her to shore. Ethel was semiconscious but was revived. Robert drifted 25 feet farther from shore and then was rescued by the lifeguard and another man, who was a good swimmer.
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