Sabina Siniawski, 18, waitress, saved Aloysius A. Adamczyk, 23e, meat checker, from drowning, Powers Lake, Wisconsin, August 8, 1937. A canoe in which Miss Siniawski, Adamczyk, and another young man were riding in the waters of Powers Lake capsized in water 10 feet deep 25 feet from a pier . Adamczyk took hold of Miss Siniawski, and they were submerged. Miss Siniawski kicked Adamczyk, and they rose separately. She got a momentary hold of Adamczyk’s arms, and then Adamczyk took hold of her around her waist. She allowed herself to sink, and Adamczyk was submerged and released his hold. Rising to the surface, Miss Siniawski took hold of Adamczyk’s hair and pulled his head above the surface. He became semiconscious. Supporting Adamczyk, Miss Siniawski swam 20 feet toward the pier; and a man then towed Adamczyk to the pier. Adamczyk recovered. Miss Siniawski swam to the pier. The other young man was drowned.
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