Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelby  Democrat
June 16, 1898
Page 3   column 1
          Albert Trisler  and  Raleigh Ryker,  of Hope, were drowned in Flat Rock, near Clifford, yesterday afternoon.  Trisler, Ryker and four companions were seining in Flat Rock and attempted to swim across a deep hole in the river.  They became exhauted in the middle of the river and turned to swim ashore, but Trisler and Ryker were drowned in the attempt.  The funeral of Ryker will occur at Mt. Pleasant Church, Bartholomew county, to-morrow at two o'clock, and the fuenral of Trisler at Hope, to-morrow at ten o'clock.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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