Arthur (Smitty) Lucarino Near Drowning

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Arthur (Smitty) Lucarino Near Drowning - OVERHEAD TRAIN CREW SAVES DROWNING BOY Second...
OVERHEAD TRAIN CREW SAVES DROWNING BOY Second .Victim Under Bridge ai Wilkes-Barre Saved by Citizens j bridge'pier.' A trafn passing over i head was stopped and tlhe crew assist Wllkes-Barre, Aug. 2.—Two Wilkes- RaiTe boys', John Evans, 12, and Arthur Lileariiio, 13, were rescued from drowning in the Susmiehanna River under the Wilkes-Barve connecting railway bridge this afternoon. They attempted to swim across thp stream and were borne under iby swift currents. Charles. Harkins, of Wilkes-Barre, witnessed the near-tragedy from a porch. 1-Ie dove into the water and, after a struggle, farouight Lucarino ashore. The rescued boy had to be taken to a hospital. 13vans grasped at the edge of a city police in lowering a rope to the stranded lad. He tied it. about his waist'and, exhausted, was hauled to the (bridge. '*"o

Clipped from Tyrone Daily Herald02 Aug 1929, FriPage 1

Tyrone Daily Herald (Tyrone, Pennsylvania)02 Aug 1929, FriPage 1
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