Hope, ID Pend Oreille River Drownings, Feb 1898

THREE MEN DROWNED.

Boat Becomes Foundered in the Ice and Overturns.

Spokane, Wash., February 5.---A Hope, Idaho, special reports the drowning in the Pend d'Oreille river of Carl Hagan, Crandall and O. Hawkland. The three were in a boat that became foundered in the ice. R. J. Sage, who lives down the river, heard the men shouting and tried to get them, but found it impossible. The empty boat was afterwards recovered with some letters and a Swedish Bible. The bodies have not been recovered.

The Evening News, San Jose, CA 5 Feb 1898

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THREE MEN DROWNED.

Boat Became Touled in Thin Ice in Lake Pen d'Oreille.

Spokane, Wash., Feb. 4.---A Hope, Idaho, special to the Spokeman-Review reports the drowning in the Pend Oreille river of Carl Hagan, C. Randall, and O. Hawkland. The three were in a boat which became fouled in thin ice. R. J. Sage, who lives down the river, heard the men shouting about 9 o'clock at night and tried to get to them but found it impossible. The empty boat was afterwards recovered with some letters and a Swedish bible. The bodies have not been recovered.

Butte Weekly Miner, Butte, ID 10 Feb 1898