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Drowning Accidents

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
July
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Paekersburg, W. Va., July lrt. - While three of the most pmmiuent Iumberm8a of this neighborhood- Lee Haven, Thomas Watsou and James Urick were attempting to preveut some ratte of logs in the Little Kanawha from floating off they were drowned. A few honrs bef ore at a pond a little further up the stream a man named John Fraucis, also a lumber morchant was drowned while attempiing to proteot his property. Winnipeo-, Man., July IK- On Friday nine employés of the Eau Clair Lumber company, sttempted to cross the Bow river Cauaski rapids, near Calgary, in a ow boat. While making a landing on the other side they lost their öar? and drifted down over the rapids and six of thern, four Scandinavians and two Canadians, were drowned. Tlie other three managed to reach the shore. Baltimore, July lft- A party of twentyone young men from this city went down to North Point to spend the afternoon. Arriving there ten of them put out in a row boat to fish. The boat was capsized in the stream, and Joel Lutz, William Finn and Frank Vera were drowned. Lutz was married and had one child. Detroit, Mich., July 17. - A special to The Journal from Battle Creek, says: Frederick Gleaeon, aged 2iJ, John Williamson, aged IS, and Louis Burnam, aged I'S, were drowned at Wilkes ldke while bathiDg. Gleason got into deep water and the other two were drowned while attempting to save him. The bodies were recovered. Fort Smith, Ark., July 17.- John Logan, Jesse Morris, Torn Davis, Miss öallie Jackson, Mrs. Pary, Miss Jlary Pettis and Mrs. Cornie Davis. all colorad, were drowned while Crossing the Arkansas river in a skiff about five miles from this city.