Douglas, WY Wagon Overturns In Stream, June 1895

SEVEN SWEPT AWAY.

THEY ENDEAVORED TO CROSS A SWOLLEN STREAM.

TEHY WERE ON THEIR WAY FROM TIE SIDING TO DOUGLAS, WYO., TO ATTEND A CIRCUS.

Denver, June 4.
A special to the News from Douglas, Wyo., says:
A party of seven persons was swept away when crossing a swollen stream near here today, four of them being drowned. BERT ELDER started from Tie Siding to attend a circus here, with his wife and two children, MRS. WILLIAM POWELL and baby, and a MRS. SHERWIN. The wagon overturned in La Prete Creek, all the occupants being thrown into the water.
MRS. ELDER and her baby and MRS. POWELL and her baby were carried away and drowned. The bodies have not yet been recovered.

Salt Lake Herald Utah 1895-06-05