Arthur C Hirneise

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' y HEfiuEISE - nirn nr - iiiinnirn ; uo ur h.'juiiitd Expired Before Iledical Aid . Could Help Him. I LEG CRUSHED OFF r , X . . - Tenng Man Had Beea ta Employ of BsJlroAd. Only Short . Time LeaTes Bel. liiiii tiTes..; : uoueaia a ireigni train upon" upon" which he was working aa a brake - man, at .Servia Monday: evening. Ar thur Herneise, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Herneise of . 460 Mayneatreet, suffered, the loss of a jeg .near the hip and died within a short time after after reaching the local hospital. Young Herneise had worked for the Erie in the capacity of brakeman for about two months and just finished his' trial trips a short time ago. ' He was on a run from Huntington when the, accident happened. The young man left the city at 5:30 Monday afternoon on an extra freight train In charge of Conductor CE. Shroyer. Upon arriving at Servia, a small station about twenty miles west of the city, the train stopped to pick up a cut of cars.; The cars were placed placed on the front end of the train and Herneise, who was ' braking on the head - end, crawled between to connect connect the air hose. While he was In this position with his right leg across the rail the .engineer started ahead without warning, to take up the slack in the train. Hernelse's leg was cangbt under - the front wheel of the truck at a point a short distance be low, the hip and crushed. He man aged to extricate himself from that , position and in his rapidly weakening ; condition notified Conductor. Shroyer. He v carried to the - station at Servia Servia and medical aid summoned, after Which h "was placed on tfain - NW 14 and brought to., this city. The train, was met at, the local sU' tion.by the. Btults ambulance an'd the suffering young . man rushed to the Hospital wcere surgeons prepared to dress. the'wound.' - The shock,., how - everjras greater than the young man's system could withstand and he died despite the efforts of the attend lng physicians, Arthur C. Herneise was born in Huntington September 10, 1893. . He Is survived by the mother, two sisters and four brothers. ' The sisters are. Mrs. "James Winters of this - eity and Mrs. James - 8choonamaker of Carl ton, Jf. T' and the , brothers are Wil liam H. of this Icty and a brakeman on the Erie, Herman H., Calvin . H. and. Raymond. . i : ,

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  1. The Huntington Herald,
  2. 24 Sep 1912, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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