William H. Gardner, 15, schoolboy, died attempting to save William W. English, 18, clerk, from drowning, Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1928. While swimming in the spillway of the dam at Johnsons Pond, English was unable to make progress against a strong counter-current toward the dam. William, although warned of the danger, swam 30 feet from the bank to him, took hold of him, and made repeated efforts to tow him out of the current. After William had swum with English about three minutes, they became separated, and both were drowned.
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