Millinocket, ME Drowned While Fishing, May 1947

Millinocket Man, 35, Is Drowned Fishing.

Millinocket, May 18.---Henry Evers, 35, of Millinocket, drowned in West Branch River about 16 miles from here this afternoon when a canoe from which he was fishing capsized.

His companion, Arthur Bartlett, clung to the overturned craft until carried ashore by the swift current. He reported the accident to Millinocket police.

Chief of Police Allen Picard, Game Warden Alex Cummings and Bartlett were conducting dragging operations at the scene tonight.

Evers who was married and the father of two children, was employed by the Great Northern Paper Company.

Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME 19 May 1947