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TIMIDITY AND COURAGE.

A yonng wonun named Rose 4 yarn lost hor We m the Tokl-tnkl, Hawke'a B*y, lost week, and nesrlp onua 1 the lo=jß of two others. A Mrs M'Greevy wai drfvlog ft spring curt across tho river, Miss Ayres, holding Mrs M'Greevy's baby, being also m tho oarfc. Whon In th« middle of the Btream, one of tho reins broke »nd the horse tamed down stream. Miss Ayrea baofirao excited, and m spite of Mra M'Gffayy'a remonatranoes, left the cart giving the baby to Us mother. Bba hang or»'to the trap for n second or two and was then cirrfed away. Mrs M'Greevy jumped after her to a*ve her, but could not. The horse moved on to the bank, and the poor woman was left In midstream with her baby m her arms. She kept her peeoeooaof ramd, however, and holding the obild above her head waded ashore, ocoaslng one place where the water was up to her ah o alders, Somo m?n oime along a most Immediately, »ud two of them reoovered the body, of .Miss Ayr?a half a mile do#n stream. At the inqaest on the drowned g'rl the jary added a rider that " Mra M'Greevy is deserving of all praise for her courageous conduct m endeavoring to save deceased at the risk of her own life, while at the same time having her baby to rescue from paril<"

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TIMIDITY AND COURAGE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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TIMIDITY AND COURAGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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