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.
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