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Melancholy Accident 
Newspapers  "Melancholy Accident," York Commonwealth, 18 Mar 1859, p. 2  Article about the deaths of three adults and one child by drowning, just outside Bowmanville.
Drowned 
Newspapers  "Drowned," York Herald, 13 May 1859, p. 2  Report of a drowning in the Humber River of a young man named Shepherd. Howlands Mill; Gambles Mill
Narrow escape from drowning 
Newspapers  "Narrow escape from drowning," York Herald, 24 Jun 1859, p. 3  Report about a child who almost drowned in a rain barrel.
Drowned 
Newspapers  "Drowned," York Herald, 1 Jun 1860, p. 2  Report of a man who accidentally drowned.
Narrow escape from drowning, and great presence of mind in a boy of fifteen 
Newspapers  "Narrow escape from drowning, and great presence of mind in a boy of fifteen," York Herald, 22 Jun 1860, p. 2  Article about a Vaughan boy who saved a drowning man.
Distressing accident : wreck of the yacht "Wave" 
Newspapers  "Distressing accident : wreck of the yacht "Wave"," York Herald, 16 Aug 1861, p. 3  News of three young men who drowned when their yacht capsized near the Toronto Islands.
Sad Drowning Accident 
Newspapers  "Sad Drowning Accident," The Daily Journal (Thunder Bay District), 10 Sep 1894  John Matthews ; Graham and Horne ; Lumbering Full text available on microfilm
Death Is A Mystery 
Newspapers  "Death Is A Mystery," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 13 Aug 1914  William Ray ; Kaministiquia River ; Gunshot wounds Full text available on microfilm
Nathan Mackie Was Drowned In Black Bay Sunday Night 
Newspapers  "Nathan Mackie Was Drowned In Black Bay Sunday Night," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 29 Oct 1914  Nathan Mackie ; Black Bay Full text available on microfilm
Neebing River Takes Life Of N. John St. Boy 
Newspapers  "Neebing River Takes Life Of N. John St. Boy," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Dec 1914  Neebing River ; Skating accident ; Ernest Stanley Smith Full text available on microfilm
Boy Is Drowned While Skating 
Newspapers  "Boy Is Drowned While Skating," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 7 Dec 1914  Ernest Smith ; Neebing River Full text available on microfilm
Boy Is Drowned In Current River 
Newspapers  "Boy Is Drowned In Current River," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 10 Dec 1914  Salo Peterson ; Current River Full text available on microfilm
Mud At Salisbury Reaches The Limit; Canadians Drown 
Newspapers  "Mud At Salisbury Reaches The Limit; Canadians Drown," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 7 Jan 1915  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; First Contingent ; 1st Contingent ; Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Full text available on microfilm
Body Of Frank Egan Is Found In Water 
Newspapers  "Body Of Frank Egan Is Found In Water," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 26 Apr 1915  Frank Egan ; Current River ; W.C. McFarlane finds the body Full text available on microfilm
Strange Story Of Frank Egan 
Newspapers  "Strange Story Of Frank Egan," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 27 Apr 1915  Frank Egan ; Current River Full text available on microfilm
Frank Egan Met Death By Drowning 
Newspapers  "Frank Egan Met Death By Drowning," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 29 Apr 1915  Frank Egan ; Current River Full text available on microfilm
Fishermen Find Body Of Unknown Man Near Bridge Over M'Intyre 
Newspapers  "Fishermen Find Body Of Unknown Man Near Bridge Over M'Intyre," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 May 1915  McIntyre River ; Unknown man ; Port Arthur Police Department Full text available on microfilm
Fort Man Drowns In Neebing River 
Newspapers  "Fort Man Drowns In Neebing River," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 22 May 1915  Alexander J. Milne ; Neebing River Full text available on microfilm
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jun 1915  Near Drowning ; Clifford Walton ; Kaministiquia River ; Gillespie's Drug Store ; Victoria Avenue ; Fire damage ; John King ; George Street ; Apartment construction Full text available on microfilm
Father Is Drowned Same Day As Child Is Born 
Newspapers  "Father Is Drowned Same Day As Child Is Born," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 2 Jul 1915  John Joseph Smith ; Forest City (ship) ; Booth Dock ; Port Arthur docks Full text available on microfilm
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