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State Has Three Drownings Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two men drowned in the Missouri Missouri River in northeastern Montana and an 11-year-oM 11-year-oM 11-year-oM 11-year-oM 11-year-oM boy drowned in a lake near Deer Lodge Tuesday. Victims of the double drown ing were Frank Chopper, about 55, and Richard Sepulveda, atwut 21, both ot fort ftlpp. Mother From EllbtoR Drowned while on a swim- swim- mine oarlv at a lake seven -miles -miles west of Deer Lodge was Raymond Clay Cooper of Deer Lflage, son oi waiter cooper Jr. of Deer Lodge and Mrs. Albert Salor of Eliiston. Witnesses said the boy iumDed off a raft and was swimming toward shore when ne went unacr. two adults. Mrs. Carol Yankoskie and Joan Shal- Shal- lcy, both nf Deer Lodge, were unable to reach the boy. ins wwy was recovered several several hours later bv Darrvl Er-l Er-l Er-l cleston cf Anaconda and David Foster of Deer Lodge, The hoy iseven smcrs, which claimed Chopper and Se-pulveda. Se-pulveda. Se-pulveda. Coroner Lyman Clay Ion of Wolf Point said he was told Chopper entered the water first, «im aKains Ihe current. Swift Eaclc said he went in. for Chopper but could not help1 him. Clayton said Sepulveda apparently apparently drowned Irvinit lo save Chopper, widow and four children Senu!-I Senu!-I Senu!-I veda's survivors Include his fa- fa- Alfred Swift Eacle of Fori thpr. Ruarialiine Sonutvcda. ofl liupp escaped in uie irageoy | uuite. .den re-elected by

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  1. The Independent Record,
  2. 29 Jun 1966, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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