Ortonville, MN Drownings, Nov 1897

TWO BROTHERS DROWNED WHILE SKATING AT ORTONVILLE, MINN.

Ortonville, Minn., Nov. 19. -- At 5 o'clock two brothers, GEORGE and HOMER BREWER, aged 17 and 13 respectively, were drowned while skating on Big Stone Lake. One broke through the ice and the other brother was dragged under while trying to save him.

Waterloo Daily Reporter Iowa 1897-11-19