Two Lives Lost.

Yesterday Productive of Two Cases of Drowning.

Two brothers named Slevin, aged respectively 15 and 18, who were returning from church on the West side yesterday, stopped near the river where another boy was engaged in washing buggies.

The younger Slevin boy climbed into one of the buggies and in some way tumbled into the riverand was washed out by the current beyond his depth. The older brother sprang into the river to the rescue, and, being seized with cramps, was drowned. The younger one seized onto some bushes and was pulled ashore. The father of the two boys resides on Winifred street, and is employed as foreman in the Kansas City round-house...

St. Paul (Minnesota) Daily News, June 15, 1891.