Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
December 20, 1909
THREE DROWN NEAR BEDFORD, IND.
Bedford, Indiana, Dec. 19 – Laura Currans, who had just received the prize "for the prettiest girl in the school district," Alma Utterback, her chum, and William Johnson, the girls' teacher, were drowned late last night as they were trying to reach their homes near here. They were returning from a school social and were crossing Indian Creek in a row boat.
Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.