Curtis 5 April 1927

boogietowntim Member Photo

Clipped by boogietowntim

Curtis 5 April 1927 - DtCATUR CURTIS COYLE, RAILROAD MAN AND LAKE...
DtCATUR CURTIS COYLE, RAILROAD MAN AND LAKE ENTHUSIAST FALLSJJNDERJRAWD1ES Accident Occurred at 3:15 This Morning, When He Off Platform of I. C. Switch Engine Under Wheels of Car Y. MAN IS SPEAKER Curtis St. Elmo Coyle, 1242 E« s t Willard gtreet, well known as a railroad man and captain of c. E. Bounce, Diatrivt secretary, the passenger boat Admiral " "· Moore, on Lake Decatur, died in St. Mary's hospital Tuesday Bnntact morning shortly after 6:30 of injuries received when he fell under a moving freight car at the Leaflnnd itrect crossing of the Illinois Central railroad F Bounce travpitne ' ' for the distiict of Illinois, Y, M c lext * A. has been secured to address the u a n V Epworth Leagrue following tho mial banquet in tho First Methodist church. April 26. Miss Ruth Camo. . ,,,,,, The accident occurred at 3:15 when and bell la in charge Cowan, in of Ruth Camp arrangements the coupling le\er of the car to cut U loose from the engine. Fenton aoxertv. foreman of the crew, was oni thi , same platfoim and cannot ac-| count for the fall unless Coyle had lost his balance. Both engine and ear were moving with Coyle dropping onto the track in front of the oncoming car. | He was badly mangled, losing both legs and being intrrully injured. His affair. NO MANAGER IS CHOSEN AS YET of Applicants for Staley Elfcvator Position TOO ShOPt A. E. S S host o {applicants, the Staley Mfjr, Co. has not yet E. Staley, president of the company. "We have had n great number of applications," said Mr. Staley, "but only a few of the applicants are of the type that can handle the job. choice will be narrowed down to _ * _ - -- few minuVes before he died. Son of S. E. Coyle Coyle lias been with the Pennsylvania railroad for the last three months and before that time worked ( ... ,, _,,., m ^ w ,,,, noi yei for the same company ana wun a chosen a manager for the huge branch of the Southern Pacific i n g r a i n elevatois northeast of Texas. Curtis is the son of b. . city, it was reported Tuesday by Coyle, who for a great many years « . - . . . . . . . . . was agent for tlie Pennsylvania lines t i Mt, Zion and Hindsboro, and later ( in Decatur. A fow \ears ago . t, Coyle moved to California to make his home. Curtis Ooyle was also well known t a f e v v men In Decatur through his work, to bet( "There are no Decatur applicants i^r boating conditions on Lake D e c a - f / o r the .j ob rt a p p ea7s as if there tur. Jle was one of the first to enter i j a no ]oca , men t r a i n e d tt tm the commercial field at the l u k r a n d j a p^m^ be ready expected to *i A* ..om. I uv llt vj*eiauun iitier, Installation of ins the summer months made leani-J^,, tne machinery will l e q u i i e lar trips. , weeks. He was also interested In having Ihe Park Board build a boat house- for the owners to house their craft during the winter. He was instrumental m establishing the boat yard at the foot of Seventh street and h a d 1 done considerable work in repairing ' Served Two Enlistments ' rovlp served two enlistments in th* Navy, the first from t90S to 191-' ami UteV during the war -when the commercial field a t the l u r a n i a poalt|on ., started a passenser ^service with hlsi The gra|n e l e v a t o r !g to boat, tne '^'-^ ,,*;*',, ^^ tlur ! f o r * rain May 15 ' and is ** fitted thp "Admlial Moore J-ncl tiur. ^ in OJeratlon I a l e r lnsta h made i e r " Bright Brothers Big Sde Of ., 159 Hats, $2.90 !«, '"The Most Remarkable Values We Have Ever Offered This Spring $5 and $6 Hats for $2.00 Wednesday, we arrange some of Moody, of Decatui; Mis. C, W.j our most lovely new Spring hats that H usher, of Milwaukee; and Mrs. j now bear their original price tickets Gladys Hancock, of San Francisco., of $5.00. |6.00 and $8.50. The ma- and one brother, Harry K. Coyle, of! teriul and in some instances even gnn Francisco, also survive him, | trimming is worth more than Wed- He was a member of the Methodist neaday's sale price, $2.00. We church. The body was removed lo every one of these smart Spring 1 hale Moran funeral home and prepar- to be sold by noon Wednesday. " * - ~ « « f » vou seo them, you'll be tempted to buy two or three at this almost giveaway sale price, $2.00. Bright Brothers.--Adv. C'ardeV, June 13, 1914, ami is survived hv his wife and five children, Louise. Imogene. I'urtUi Kdwaitl, Howard and Myrl Kathryn. Hw parents. M i . f und Mrs. S. E. Coyle, of San Fran-. Cisco; threr sisters, Mrs. Kdna td for burial. Funeral arrangments will be announced later. president' of"tho ' of in In mer by has the

Clipped from
  1. Decatur Evening Herald,
  2. 05 Apr 1927, Tue,
  3. Page 3

boogietowntim Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in