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Father And Son Drowned

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A terrible case of drowning happened at the Lowell bridge two miles west of Ypsilauti yesterday afternoon wbereDy Dv. 3. P. Fryer, of Ypsilanti, and jis eldest son Terrice lost theic lives. The dciotor, his two sons and a daughter left home on their wheels shortly after dinner to go tn a pasture near the Hnron river to sea a siok horse belonging to the doctor. On the way home the party stopped at the first bridge above the Peninsular paper milis and the two boys went inswimming. Terrioe, the oldest of the boys, aged 14 years, was suddenly taken with cramps and began to struggle for his life. Dr. Fryer saw the neriloas situation his son was in and rushing into the water tried to resoue him. In the course of his efforts to eeize his boy the dootor's lungs got filled with water and although he oould swita he also sauk out of sight. Passers by heard the outcry and hastened to the spot, but by the time they had reached the doctor, life was extinct. His body was found bolt upright in abont seven feet of water. The boy's hody had not been recovered last night. Miss Hauuab Faskett, of 911 Olivia place, entertaiued 25 of the Y. W. C. A. girls last eveniDg.