Council Bluffs, IA Skiff Accident and Drowning, Jun 1893
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Ia., June 24.---William Wide, superintendent of construction of the interstate bridge over the Missouri, and three workmen were upset from a skiff in the river and Wide was drowned. The others clung to the boat and were rescued. Wide leaves a family.
Daily Citizen, Iowa City, Iowa, 24 June 1893