Bad Men

Well Digger Fell to Death

Glen Ullin, N.D., Mar 6 Jacob Flemmer Jr. met death in a well on his father's farm 18 miles northwest of this place. Young Flemmer was assisting in boring a well, and when down to the depth of about 86 feet something went wrong with the machinery. They {sp} young man started down to find out the trouble and when he had descended about half way he was seen to release his hold on the rope and fall to the bottom of the well, being instantly killed.

Bismarck Daily Tribune, 3/6/1911

Slipped and Fell

Posted 04/19/2013