Urbana, IL Drowning Rescue, Jan 1913

University Of Illinois.

Swimming Coach Manley Makes Rescue In the Gymnasium Pool.

Special to The New York Times.

Urbana, Ill.,
Swimming Coach Manley was the hero of a rescue on Monday. Burch Rutledge, a freshman in the College of Science, lost control of himself while in the tank at the gymnasium. Another student was swimming the tank at the time and came to the aid of the drowning youth, but could not manage to assist him to the side of the pool. Coach Manley happened to be standing near the edge of the tank at the time. He sprang into the water and after a few minutes attention neither were the worse for the bath, although the watch and clothes of the coach suffered somewhat from the immersion.

The New York Times, New York, NY 12 Jan 1913