Mishawaka, IN Drowning, Aug 1902
HIS AFFIANCED WITNESSES THE SAD ACCIDENT.
Lost His Life in Swimming Exhibition
MISHAWAKA, Ind., Aug. 15.---John Bishop, a young man who came here from Sommers, Wis., to marry Miss Alpha Parker, was drowned here last night in view of his sweetheart and members of a jolly boating party. The couple were to have been married Sunday. Bishop lost his life in giving an exhibition of expert swimming and W. J. Fuller, who sought his rescue, was with difficulty saved from the same fate.
Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 15 Aug 1902