Punxsutawney, PA Drowning, Dec 1907

Drowning in Jefferson County.

Thomas Smith, a miller from Pittsburg, drowned in the dam at Sprankle's Mills, near Punxsutawney, on Dec. 10. He and the proprietor, Robert Geist, were adjusting a bracket gate, when Smith slipped and fell into a deep whirlpool below the dam. The body was recovered an hour later.

Indiana County Gazette, Indiana, PA 18 Dec 1907