Clipped From Clovis News-Journal
Two Drowned In Conchas SANTA FE /P—Assistant Game Warden Corner Pickens reported Saturday that Mr. and Mrs. .James C. Bishop of Albuquerque drowned drowned in Conchas Uake, near Tucumcari, Tucumcari, Saturday when a high wind blew their small boat into ». bank and capsized It. Two small children in the boat, presumably children of the Bishops, Bishops, were rescued when life jackets jackets they were wearing kept them afloat. Dputy Game Warden Jim Oil lard, who assisted in recovering the bodies, reported to Pickens that life jackets for the two adults were found in the capsized boat. Investigation disclosed that, the propeller pin on the outboard motor motor of the small craft had been sheared, leaving the boat at the mercy of the wind. Conchas Lake, a man-made ir_ rigaiion lake, is approximately .".3 mile* north ol Tucumcari.