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Drowned While Fording A Stream

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
August
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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Humans-ville, Mo., Aug. 1. - Five girls and one bcy were drowned near here Saturday while attempting to ford Pomme de Terre river in a wagon. The stream was swollen from recent rains. The drowned are: Joe and Laura Moore, brother and sister; Lul, Messia and Laura Kelly, sisters, and Minnie Mason. Their ages ranged from 10 to 16 years. They were members of a partyof seven who were on their way to attend a picnic at Hermitage. None of the bodies has been recovered.