On Saturday last (October 21)
James Young, aged about 17 years, was drowned near
He shot a duck and had taken a canoe and started to get it out of the water, and when near the opposite shore, he fell out of the canoe and drowned in water not over two feet deep, before assistance could reach him.
Deceased had been subject to heart disease, and it is supposed he was attacked with one of
these spells to which he was subject, that caused him to drown in such shallow water.
Contributed by Janet (Elliott)