Then something will show up on the local news that night or on the front page of the newspaper, pulling us back into reality. A tragedy occurs and reminds us that the lake is not just fun and games, it can be a dangerous place.
But, we also forget that these same types of tragedies happened a century ago, as well.
|Duluth News Tribune(MN) dated 20 May 1906|
The article states that they were from Norman and not Friendship. Actually Norman was the Post Office for the southern part of the Friendship Community. W.C.Norman was the post master.
1 Donnelly, Polly W.; Editor; James County, A Lost County of Tennessee; pg 111