Hal Worth, ice skating

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Hal Worth, ice skating - Raleigh News and Observer : Last week an...
Raleigh News and Observer : Last week an election was held in Burke county on the question of subscribing SoO.UOO to build a branch line of the Carolina Cent rni railroad from Shelby via Morgan ton to Cranberry, Mitchell county. It was defeated by a large majority. Another election will probably probably be held April 17. Mr. Hal Worth, so well known here, narrowly escaped . death in Randolph county last Friday. He attempted tt skate on Deep river fiom Worthville to Central. In a chair in front of him was a little boy, aud Mr. Worth's scheme wits to push the boy along, all the way. When he had gone quit ea distance, the ice gave wav aud In went Mr. Worth and thechild. But though the water was deep and cold, Mr. Woith did not lose presence presence of mind or cease his attempts to save the boy's life. These efforts were, happily successful. Mr. Worth sank twice and reappeared the third time, with the boy ou his shoulders. Aid vas nenr and noosed ropes caught the nearly drowned man. He was pulled out and both he and the little boy were found to have sustained sustained no injur', though both were greatly exhausted and nearly benumbed. benumbed. -Hiivassed

Clipped from The Chatham Record21 Jan 1886, ThuPage 3

The Chatham Record (Pittsboro, North Carolina)21 Jan 1886, ThuPage 3
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