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A Plucky Rescue.

The <*Pbst;" recqr|ssa r yety»■■'plucky action, by which a !few daysfag6 a boy saved another boy's life. It appears that, a party of five boys, three of them sons of Mr A, Grimstone ,;- were out '-"/-far, a picnio at Wadestowri.* During' tiio; aitexnoon, Lionel Grimstone, Ms Grim-^ atone'B youngest" son, - a ; boy f of a f ß^> years old, was standing oh a log which! wae lying close to the bank of the stream when the piece; of timber turned ojer, and the boy fell over the bank into the stream, which at that point was very deep. His companions, were all unable[to>iwimv3 were paralysed with fear, and could render no aid^ and the youngster ;wou}(| infallibly hay.c be,eh drowne/J bflG'fojr the t prompt 1 aaaistaice 'render^' by la^ framea WilHam T^bin, who was sitting pii the grass sonic distance from the scei\e • pf'th,e accident.'. Thjs''|ad;-unme#ately ;^; to fid^e 6| the stream, arid, jump- ; f jng into the water without hesitation,^ soon dragged young Grimstone to' terra \ fi>ma. It was arranged;among;the boys that nothing -should be said about the affair, but, it soon leaked _out.;-Too great : praise cannot be given tolittleTobin, who is only 13 years of age. Singularly enough both rescued and rescuer attend the Manst Brothers' School. , ' " ""■ ?* *:

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A Plucky Rescue., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890

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A Plucky Rescue. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890

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