Braconnier – Larry Braconnier, four years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Braconnier of Brooks, was drowned in a pool of water adjoining the Alberta Canning Co. plant at the east end of town Monday afternoon.
The little fellow was discovered to be missing ag about three o’clock, but it was several hours later before his body was recovered. The pond is surrounded by a fence, but it is believed the boy entered through the gate.
There are two other children in the family. Louis Braconnier, the father, just recently re-enlisted in the army.