Roger L. Slattery, 26, sales correspondent, saved Thomas F. Carey, 44, carder, from drowning, Lockport, New York, July 7, 1930. Carey accidentally ran his automobile over the bank of the Erie Canal. He got out of it, rose, and drifted in water 14 feet deep. He was dazed but threshed and moved farther from the bank. Slattery dived from the bank, which was vertical and 10 feet high, and swam 15 feet to Carey, whom he towed 30 feet, and then grasped a rope that was thrown from the bank. After experiencing considerable difficulty in holding to the rope, he was drawn to the bank as he supported Carey, and Carey was raised to the top by means of the rope. Slattery swam 20 feet to a break in the bank and climbed to the top.
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