Chicago, IL Drowning, Jul 1877

Four Boys Drowned-

CHICAGO, July 9.---The Inter-Ocean's Rock Island special says: "John Brockman and George Snyder, with two other boys of this city, went rowing in a hog trough yesterday, when their improvised boat capsized and, not knowing how to swim, the whole party were drowned."

The Indianapolis Sentinel, Indianapolis, IN 10 Jul 1877