McLeod, NT Waders Drowned, Aug 1904

WADERS SWEPT TO THEIR DEATH.

Winnipeg, Man., (Special) -- While four persons were attempting to wade across Old Mans River, at McLeod, N.W.T., they were swept from their feet and drowned.
They are:
NELLIE and KATIE HIGGINS, aged 20 and 16, respectively.
EDDIE HIGGINS, aged 6, all members of the same family.
MARY ROBINSON, aged 21, a friend.
The river, which is usually a shallow stream, had become swollen by recent heavy rains.

Highland Recorder Monterey Virginia 1904-08-05