The Record-Union (Sacramento, Ca 22 Jan 1883 A man drown that worked for P. T. Sharp.
Skater Drownrd. The Dalles, January 21st.— A man by the name of Charles Geer, at work for P. T. Sharp, near this city, was drowned this morning at 10 o'clock while crossing a slough on U>e river bank. He was accompanied by young Sharp, and was crossing on the ice preparatory to skating, when it gave way with him. He sank, and was drowned. The body was dragged for to-day, but has not been recovered. The river has been frozen solid, and the principal amusement is skating. Nearly 100 persons are engaged in this amusement to-day. .