Staunton, IL Trolley Collision, Oct 1910

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37 DIE; 25 HURT IN TROLLEY CRASH ON ILLINOIS ROAD.

SPEEDING TRACTION TRAINS MEET HEAD-ON NEAR STAUNTON WITH AWFUL RESULT.

BLUNDER CAUSES ACCIDENT.

MEN AND WOMEN BOUND FOR ST. LOUIS CARNIVAL ARE VICTIMS OF DISASTER.

Staunton, Ill., Oct. 4. -- (AP) -- Thirty-seven persons were killed and from sixteen to twenty-five were injured in a collision on the Illinois Traction system two miles north of here late today.
At least three of the injured probably will die.
The dead at Carlinville are:
W. S. STREET, division superintendent traction company, Staunton.
A. P. RICE, auditor of disbursements, traction system, Champaign, Ill.
J. W. MILLER, Gillespie, Ill., general superintendent of Superior Coal Company.
MISS ELLA SAWYER, Belleville, Ill.
J. R. HABBEGGER, Jamestown, Ill., merchant.
HERMAN BAUER, St. Louis, Mo., bridge and building department Illinois Traction System.
MRS. HERMAN BAUER, St. Louis, Mo.
J. BRUEGGE, St. Louis, Mo.
MRS. J. BRUEGGE, St. Louis, Mo.
MRS. G. L. BUNTON, St. Louis, Mo.
D. E. BLACK, Springfield, assistant superintendent of motive power, Illinois Traction system.
T. J. KERWIN, St. Louis, Mo., salesman.
J. E. BERRY, Springfield, land commissioner Illinois Traction system.
FRANK REEBEL, O'Fallon, Ill.
MRS. F. W. REED, Peoria, Ill.
A. WERNER, Chapin, Ill.
MANUEL A. INDERMILL, Baden Baden, Ill., insurance agent.
L. J. SCHAEFER, St. Louis, Mo.
MRS. WILLIAM CLOUD, Benid, Ill.
DR. H. C. GALLOWAY, colored, Decatur, Ill.
MRS. DR. H. C. GALLOWAY, colored, Decatur.
JOHN BLOTNA, Benid, Ill.
MRS. JOHN BLOTNA, Benid, Ill.
DR. B. F. REDSHAW, Curran, Ill.
MRS. DR. B. F. REDSHAW, Curran, Ill.
H. B. ROBINSON, merchant, Benid, Ill.
MRS. H. B. ROBINSON, Benid, Ill.
E. M. ROSE, a collector for Collier's Weekly magazine, Chicago, Ill.
S. C. HILL, Belleville, Ill.
MRS. S. C. HILL, Belleville, Ill.
ADOLPH KUENZE, Belleville, Ill.
MISS LIZZIE McPHERSON, Gillespie, stenographer.
MRS. C. H. KANE, Granite City, Ill.
MISS BEATRICE SINNINGER, Springfield, Ill.
MISS LULU M. McPHERSON, Gillespie.
S. T. HENRY, Princeville, Ill.
MRS. S. T. HENRY, Princeville, Ill.

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