Reports indicated that 28 died at or near the Storm Creek fire camp. However, only 27 graves have been found. Harley Siphers may be the twenty-eighth. Or he may be one of the unknowns at the Woodlawn Cemetery.
Coeur d'Alene National Forest Supervisor William G. Weigle in a report on June 24, 1911, to the regional forester at Missoula, had these notations about Harley Siphers, who was on the Setser Creek Fire:
16. H. Siphers.
Home in Mercur, Utah. Harley Leroy Siphers, 20 years of age, hair nearly black, slightly pock marked, height about 5 ft. 8 ½ in. Wore #8 or 9 shoe. Buried on Setser Creek, body No. 5. J. W. Siphers, Wallace, Idaho, called at office and found photograph with effects, which he identified. Effects; 2 dimes, 1 nickel, 1 Ingersol watch, 1 photograph button. Turned over to brother.
Shipped from Missoula, Aug. 19 at 9;20 p.m. for Avery, Idaho. Brother claims to be only living relative.
Aug. 20 - 10 hours
21 - 12
22 hours, $5.50 amount due.
Voucher and affidavit in favor of J. W. Siphers, brother sent to Missoula for payment, Vo. No. 1428.