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Front page July 19, 1915: After Canadiana's captain said to ignore reports of cries for help, man drowns

Among the local news on the day's front page:

"Reported cries of distress to captain, claim: "Young men aboard Canadiana make statements bearing on drowning Saturday night -- say boat didn't stop -- Crystal Beach official's statement."

"That several passengers on the steamer Canadiana, on her 3:15 trip Saturday night heard cries for help coming from the lake and informed Captain George S. Riley, who refused to stop, became known today, among others who heard the cries being J.B. McKenzie, a saleman for Root, Neal & Co., Leo Roach of 188 Mackinaw street, William Gleason of 90 O'Connell Avenue, and Harry Burke of the corporation counsel's office.

"Half an hour later the Americana, passing over the same course, picked up La Verne Glaser, who had been in the water for more than three hours after his canoe turned turtle, the accident resulting in the drowning of his companion, Thomas H. Kemp."

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July 19 1915

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