Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania), 11 December 1928, pg 1.
FIGHTTOSAVE HIS FATHER Frank Maleski Miller, St. Clair, Hunting With Son When Shot BLOOD VESSEL RUPTURED at a an Mc- by and Francis, at home. No arrange-the arrange-the abandon-1 abandon-1 menis for tho funeral had been ' made late last night. Dr. Joseph Miller Dressed the Wound and Aids at Operation Frank Maleski Miller, St. Clair, for many years one of the most widely known resident of Schuylkill Schuylkill county, died at the Norristown hospital Monday afternoon following following a hunting accident near College-ville. College-ville. College-ville. He was 62 years of age. Mr. Miller had been visiting his son, Dr. Joseph Miller, of College-ville, College-ville, College-ville, and the two left by auto on a hunting trip Monday morning. They had finished hunting and were re- re- j turning to the machine when Mr, j Miller stumbled and fell his . gun i striking the ground. As It did so it J exploded, the charge of shot enter- enter- i ing his leg, rupturing a blood ves- ves- I sel. I TVr Milter madu cv.ru tftnr-i tftnr-i tftnr-i In staunch the flow of blood, but falling falling to do so rushed his father to the Norristown Hospital where he assisted at an emergency operation in an effort to save the man" slife. The operation proved futile, however, however, Mr. Miller dying a short time later. Mr. Miller conducted a hotel at at the corner of Second and Patterson Patterson Streets, St. Clair for over a score of years. Mr. Miller is survived by a widow widow and seven children, three daughters and four sons. Two of the sons, Joseph at Collegeville, and Anthony, at St. Clair, are physicians, physicians, while one of the daughters, Anna, is a trained nurse In New j York City. Other members Include, ; Ella, of eollegaville; Julia, Stanley of Reading old, be end fore at he