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 - DR0WNED OFF ROMER SHOAL Brave Effort of Two of...
DR0WNED OFF ROMER SHOAL Brave Effort of Two of His Friends Fails to Save .Thomas Scholes. ! Thomas 8choles . of 5-5 Fifty-second Street. Brooklyn; was accidentally drowned yesterday afternoon off the Ro- mer 8hoal Lightship while on a fishing trip. Mr. Scholes was employed in the mailing department of The New York Times. With eight of his fellow-employes, he left the L'lmer Park pier in a cat boat at about 9 o'clock. They spent the day sailing anil fishing. , The party turned homeward early , In the afternoon. The) boat was running In against the tide, when Scholes suddenly slipped on the deck and fell overboard. The boat was Jlb.-d. and, knowing that Scholea could not swim, two of his companions. Louis Wiener and Oeorge Van-paugh. Jumped in after him. - ! Before either of:the!men could reach him. Scholes sank.? He dd not come up again. It Is thought that the strong ebb tide must have carried his body under and out to sea, ; Mr Scholes leaves a wife and 1 two daughters, twelve and fourteen years old. respectively. I

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 07 Jul 1905, Fri,
  3. Page 14

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