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The Way We Were


April 20, 2017

April 26,1917:

There was no little excitement on Front Street Monday afternoon when it was reported that little Clarence, the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis had been drowned. The child fell into the bay at about three o’clock, and it probably remained in the water for

fifteen minutes. When

discovered afloat it was quickly brought out by Fred Lewis.

The child was apparently dead and no one supposed it would ever breath again. Dr. and Mrs. Pigg were near and lost no time in putting forth efforts to resuscitate the little one. More than fifteen minutes were spent before there was...

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