Because of his injuries Mr. Hall will be unable to fulfill his engagements in Meeker County. He expects to be able to be out on Wednesday, Oct. 31, and meet his Faribault engagement, and probably all following appointments.
St. Paul Daily Globe; “Hall Seriously Hurt. The Congressman Steps Off a Trestle and Falls Twenty Feet. Face, Head and Hip Hurt. Receiving Medical Attention at the Gardner House, Hastings. Ludwig on the Situation.”; October 29, 1894; p. 1.
Hastings Lift Bridge
Photo taken by Pamela J. Erickson. Released into the public domain October 28, 2014,
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