Annisquam, MA Drowning, Jun 1910

LOCKED IN DEATH GRIP

Two Women, Drowned and Would-Be Rescuer Revived With Difficulty

Annisquam, Mass., June 24.--Delia Healey lost her life off Annisquam in a vain attempt to save the life of Mary McKenna, who had slipped into the channel while in bathing.

Ralph Davis, who dived, clothes and all, after the two women, was also dragged under, and would have drowned with them but for the arrival of Ward Cunningham and Charles Browne.

Cunningham and Browne dived several times, finally securing all three bodies, locked together. Davis was resuscitated after half an hour, out the two women failed to respond to the efforts of four doctors who were called.

Miss Healey, who was 45, and Miss McKenna, 30, were maids in the employ of Countess De San Marzano.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 24 Jun 1910