Spokane, WA Latah Creek Drowning, Jul 1900

Drowned While Bathing.

Spokane, July 15.---Clarence J. Wharton, aged 16, was drowned to-day while swimming in Latah creek in West Spokane. His companion, another youth, made a desperate effort to save Wharton and nearly perished in the attempt.

The Anaconda Standard, Anaconda, MT 16 Jul 1900