Mrs Phillip Meehan son 8 yr old Michael Meehan

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Mrs Phillip Meehan son 8 yr old Michael Meehan - head numer at St four Two third pene the robust...
head numer at St four Two third pene the robust for Col .Save Island 2G.-Lieuten Ant Chile at expedi arrived Islands, his expedition. members on rescue made was SON'S SWEATER THROWN IN DOOR HERALDS DEATH Anxious Mother Finds Boy's Companion Was Too Frightened to Tell of Tragedy Her eon's sweater, thrown into the doorway of her home by one of his companions, companions, caused Mrs. Philip Meehan, of 135 Mifflin street, to investigate his failure failure to return home yesterday and to discover that he had been bdowned in the Delaware River. Michael Meehan, the dead boy, was eight years old. Up to a late hour last night ' the crew of the police boat King, who were grappling grappling for the body., had failed to locate locate it. Together with seven-year-old seven-year-old seven-year-old seven-year-old seven-year-old James Dougherty, of 126 Wolf street, and five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old John Mount, of Front and Jack-son Jack-son Jack-son streets, little Michael went to the site of the Municipal Piers, at the foot of McRean" street, yesterday afternoon to play. . - It seems that they went out on Pier 78 South Wharves and while playing on some logs on the water Michael Meehan Meehan went under when a log rolled, and not again come to the surtace. Panic stricken, his two little companions ran from the place. Little Dougherty grabbed the missing lad's sweater jacket and hurried to his home. Watching his chance he threw the garment into the house, and without a word to the relatives of the Meehan boy proceeded to his own home. There he failed also to tell of the happening Some time later, aroused by the presence presence of the jacket and the failure of her little son to return home, Mrs. Meehan went to the Dougherty home to inquire after her son. At first the Dougherty boy told several stones of the wherea bouts of the boy, but finally he admitted that he was afraid to tell the truth. Then he related how the log had rolled and the boy had gone into the river and not been seen again. After this he said he took the jacket home. Mrs. Meehan at once notified the police and the search for the body was begun. The Meeha boy was one of a family of six boy special He to no of

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer27 Aug 1916, SunPage 1

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)27 Aug 1916, SunPage 1
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