Springdale, IA Cedar River Drowning, Jul 1877


IOWA CITY, Ia., 9.---Nathan Smith, an old and respected Quaker, of Springdale, fourteen miles from here, was drowned yesterday, while swimming in Cedar River. Two boys, who were engaged in the search for his body, upset their boat, and were also drowned. All the bodies but one have been recovered. Smith's funeral occurred to-day.

Deseret Evening News, Deseret, UT 10 Jul 1877