HEROES: Medalists

A slack year for national heroes was 1929. The public prints lacked new and spectacular performers to make the public hero-conscious. But the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, only U. S. hero-rewarding organization except the Government, found no dearth of candidates. Last week it recognized 51 acts of heroism, more than twice last year's number.

Outstanding 1929 Carnegie medalists were aquatic heroes. Two silver medals were awarded. One went to Miss Barbara H. Miller, 22, Charleston, S. C. student. for braving an ocean undertow which had vanquished several men, to rescue a drowning...

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