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Saegertown, PA Trolley Wreck, Jun 1908


M. C. Mills Died Saturday as the Result of a Collision.

MEADVILLE, Pa., June 22.--MAURICE C. MILLS, assistant superintendent of the Meadville & Cambridge Springs Traction Company, died at the Spencer hospital at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, from injuries received in the collision on the company’s line near Saegertown on Friday morning.

Mills leaves surviving a widow and three daughters, Lyda, Grace and Marjorie Mills at Saegertown; his parents, Mr. And Mrs. G.. C. Mills, of Cambridge Springs, and two sisters, Emma, of Saegertown, a teacher in the public schools and Edna, a student at the Edinboro Normal school.

Funeral services were held at the Mills home at Saegertown today.

Warren Evening Mirror, Warren PA 22 Jun 1908



MEADVILLE, Pa., June 19.--Twenty passengers were injured, one fatally and several seriously, today in an accident on the Meadville & Cambridge Springs street car line near Baker Town. A passenger car telescoped a freight car at a sharp curve. The fatally injured person is M. C. MILLS, superintendent of the traction line.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 20 Jan 1908

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