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Des Moines Girl Drowned-Nellie Scott 1903


Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 2/18/2017 at 19:14:15

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Jan. 3, 1903

Des Moines Girl Drowned
Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 3. Nellie Scott, aged 11 years, daughter of a miner living in the eastern part of the city, was drowned in the river today while skating. Her stepsister, Jessie Hamilton who was teaching her to skate, narrowly escaped the same fate, and was only saved by the prompt attention of a young man, who dragged her from the river.


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