Cottonwood, KS Drowning, Jun 1896

Nebraska Editor Drowned.

EMPORIA, Kan., June 9.---George D. Trimmer, a graduate of the State Normal school, class of '94, who was here attending a picnic in Cottonwood, was drowned while in bathing. He was taken with cramps and sank in sight of a dozen students before they could get to his rescue. Trimmer was editor of the Republican at Filley, Neb., and was here attending commencement exercises at the state normal. The body has been recovered.

The Evening News, Lincoln, NE 9 Jun 1896