Jamestown, NY Lake Chautauqua Boat Accident and Drowning, Aug 1908


Two Southerners Drowned When Their Skiff in Run Down by Steamer. Bodies Not Recovered.

Jamestown, N. Y., Aug. 2.----Miss Elsie Green of Savannah, Ga., and Porter Parish of Memphis, Tenn., were run down in a skiff about 40 rods off the Chautauqua pier of Lake Chautauqua late last night by the steamer Chadakain and both were drowned. The bodies have not been recovered. The captain of the steamer says none of the crew saw the boat and the first they knew of the accident was when they heard the girl scream.

The State, Columbia, SC 3 Aug 1908