Record Argus 8/3/1908 Drowning Averted
BERTHA POTTS, HEROINE. , Plunges Into Conneaut Lake and Saves Wllklnsburg Playmate—Another Playmate—Another Rescue, i The 12-year-old daughter of Mrs. W. Malard of Wllklnsburg, who Is stopping at Conneaut Lake, had a narrow escape from drowning, Saturday. Saturday. I The girl while playing on the docks, fell Into the water. I Miss Bertha Potts, a playmate, plunged Into the water and 1 after considerable considerable difficulty brought the half- drowned girl to the shore, where It was necessary to roll her on a barrel to revive her. I A recent Instance of life-saving j that appears not to have been chronicled, chronicled, occurred at Rufus C. Adam's private dock, north of Midway. A girl, wading out, slid Into a deep, hole cut to permit steamers landing. 1 Mats Keck saw her danger, dived in, and brought up the girl, who would otherwise have drowned.