|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 6/14/1910.
The Steamer Harry W Sunk
Last Monday night the Harry W. the passenger packet between here and
Creston, sunk while laying at the wharf at this town. The boat arrived
here with a load of passengers late that evening, and while the water was
at a stage of near 15 feet they tied the boat to the bank and the river
fell so fast that the bow of the boat soon rested on the bank causing it
to sink. The crew worked several days before getting it raised.
There was quite a lot of merchandise, etc., yet on the boat which was all