Arlington, TX Interurban Train - Automobile Wreck, Oct 1912
Captain ELLIOTT who lives near, hurried to the scene but found the victims beyond the need of human aid. FRED MUELLER of the I. P. Robertson Undertaking Company, who had been visiting in Arlington, arrived about five minutes after the accident and he loaded the bodies on the third section of the Dallas local. They were brought to the freight station of the traction company, where they were transferred to the wagons and taken to the undertaking parlors.
Wichita Daily Times Wichita Falls Texas 1912-10-07
SIX OF FAMILY KILLED AS AUTO AND CAR STRIKE
Father, Mother and Two Daughters Among the Victims of Dallas, Texas, Tragedy.
DUST BLINDS DRIVER AT DEADLY CROSSING
Car Cuts Auto Squarely in Two, Scattering the Bodies of the Slain for 200 Yards Along the Track â€“ Dead Man's Sister and Her Child Other Victims of the Accident.
DALLAS, TEXAS, Oct. 7. -- Six persons were killed near Arlington on the Dallas-Fort Worth Interurban line early today when a swiftly moving interurban car crashed into the automobile of RUFUS CORNELIUS.
The dead are: CORNELIUS, his wife and two daughters and his sister and her child. The bodies were taken to Fort Worth.
The CORNELIUS party was returning to Midlothian from Dallas. It is believed that the dust from the car blinded CORNELIUS as he drove on the crossing. The car cut the auto squarely in two, scattering the bodies of the victims along the track for 200 yards.
The Trenton Evening Times New Jersey 1912-10-07