Lake Hopatcong, NJ Boating Accident, July 1906

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INEXPERIENCE COSTS LIVES.

THREE DROWN IN LAKE HOPATCONG, N. J., THROUGH CARELESS HANDLING OF BOAT.

New York, July 29. -- (AP) -- Three of a party of six persons, who were boating on Lake Hopatcong, N. J., today, were drowned when their craft capsized through the apparent inexperience of the men who had undertaken to handle the boat.
The dead are:
GEORGE LATT, 24 years old.
MISS MAY KLEMMER, 20 years old.
MISS BERTHA SMITH, aged 22 years, all of Brooklyn.
Of the rescued, JOHN O'CONNER, 24 years old, and PAUL REVERE, 24, are in a serious condition.

Los Angeles Herald California 1906-07-30