Clipped From Idaho State Journal
Boy Drowns Raid one be 24 under one Arthur conference new the completed, attack, but probably a on the similar In City Canal j/reck Traps : our STEPHEN READ No Witnesses to Mishap STERLING, Colo, (AP) - A ocatello, Idaho, woman, Mrs. r t h u r B. Ish, 40, and her three lildren, were trapped in their eeper compartment for a short me after the Union Pacific's ity of Denver wrecked here esterday. Mrs. Ish and her children, Lia, 6, Bucll, 4, and Jo Nell, 2, oarded the train in Chicago on unday en route home. They were in the fourth car rom the rear of the train. Mrs sh said she was in the top bunk Â·ith her son, Buell, 4. Her aughters were in the bottom link. Mrs. wakening when "I heard a A 13-year-old Pocatello boy drowned Monday in an irrigation canal, apparently while swimming. The body of Stephen Read, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Read, 404 Wyldwood Lane, was recovered from the Highline Canal about 8 p.m. by officers searching with grappling hooks. The boy had been missing since 11 a.m. and police were called at 3:15 p.m. by the boy's mother. Stephen's brother, Jeff, 10, and ,Larry Anderson, 14. found Stephen's shirt floating in the canal smith of El Rancho Boulevard. The three had gone to the anal to swim but Steohen de- :ided the water was too cold, lis companions said they last a w S t e p h e n iorÂ£h on Wilson from Alameda Road, with three boys they die lot know. They said Stephen had prev ously been stricken with leg cramps while swimming. The boy's body was recovers y city police officer Eldon tybee after an extensive visua Â·search of the canal. Stephen's "ather arrived shortly after th mdv was found and identifier t. The body was found 15 fee' away from the east shore anc 30 feet downstream from where he shirt was found, officer Pai Winters, who headed the search Ish said she was just rinding and felt myself being irown forward." She said her son was thrown rom the bunk but she managed o hold on. She said her son land- d on pillows which already had alien to the floor. The two girls iso were thrown from their Stephen Michael Read born April 7, 1952, in Pocatello a son of Harold J. and Mar Lou Burns Read. He was an Eighth grade stu dent at Alameda Junior Hig School and played on the boy baseball team. He is survived, besides hi parents, ,by two brothers. Je fery and Erin, and four sisters Mrs. Kenneth (Kristin) Rom riell. Susan. landra and Luana aU nf Pocatello. He was a member of th Methodist Church. Funeral artvmaements are un der the direction of Hie McHan Henderson Funeral Home.