BRAVE BOY'S DEATH
Devils Lake, N. D., May 26.—Vere, aged 16, and a sister aged 4, the only children of James J. Stuart, residing 10 miles northwest of this city, were drowned while boat riding on Cavanaugh Lake, adjoining their farm, during the evening. The bodies were found 10 rods from shore. The buy was a good swimmer, but it is supposed he was drowned while tying to save his sister.
Dickinson Press, 5/28/1898