Middle of article regarding rip tides in the Long Beach area of drownings.
areas Sunday. SIX IN TWO DAYS Thus six drownings were charged up to vacation swimming in the last two days in Southern California. Edward Rueckhcln. 26 years of age of Bellflower, was drowned in the surf at Long-Beach when he became exhausted from a long battle with the breakers after swimming too far from shore. His companion, Gunther Bunalskl, 20, also of Bellflower, was rescued by Life Guard Clarence Ellis. Rueckhelm s body was not immediately recovered. Jack Gladwell, 33, of 112 Elm avenue, Alhambra, was caught in a rip tide about an nour later ana drowned when he became exhaust ed, attempting to fight his way oaca to ahore. A airl companion. Miss Violet O'Connell of 1842 South Sec ond street. Alhamura, saw ner friend drown.