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The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Narrow escape. --Yesterday morning a lad about five years old, named John H., son of Mrs. Hardenia McLain, fell into the canal, near the Armory Bridge, and would have drowned but for the resolute promptness of Beverly Williams, an employee at the Armory, who, though in feeble health and no swimmer, jumped into the water and rescued the child. After getting on shore Mr. Williams took the lad to his mother, who lives near the bridge, and, after delivering him, left without waiting to receivfell into the canal, near the Armory Bridge, and would have drowned but for the resolute promptness of Beverly Williams, an employee at the Armory, who, though in feeble health and no swimmer, jumped into the water and rescued the child. After getting on shore Mr. Williams took the lad to his mother, who lives near the bridge, and, after delivering him, left without waiting to receive her thanks. Such a generous act is worthy of record, and will long be remembered by the mother of the child.