Hetta Lake, AK Drownings, Nov 1900


Seattle, Wash., Nov. 19. -- A triple drowning is reported from Hella Lake, at the head of Hunter's Bay, Alaska.
The dead:
MRS. JAMES TAYLOR, San Francisco.
MISS BAKER, of Table Rock, Neb.
Foreman EARLY, of the Hunter's Bay cannery.
The three persons were capsized Nov. 9 from a rowboat, in which they were making their way out to board the steamer VALENCIA, which they proposed taking for San Francisco. MRS. TAYLOR was the wife of JAMES TAYLOR, formerly of Marysville, O., one of the managers of the Pacific Steam Whaling company's cannery at Hunter's Bay. MISS BAKER, who was a daughter of MRS. G. W. BAKER, of Table Rock, had been a missionary of southwestern Alaska for ten years.

Tyrone Daily Herald Pennsylvania 1900-11-19