Frederick Ray Bowers

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Young Cyclist Dies In Crash With Automobile A 22-year-old man was crushed to death by his careening motor- cycle after a collision with an auto between Clear Spring »nd Williams- port at Pinesburg Saturday night. Killed instantly was Frederick Ray Bowers of Mercersburg, Rout* Two. Miraculously escaping with only cuts 'and bruises was a passenger in the motorcycle, Samuel P. Bridendolph, 34, of 620 West Wash- ington Street. Hagerstown. This was the second fatal acci- dent involving motorcycles in this county this year and the fifth traf- fic fatality of 1954. Trooper David Hasenbuhler of the State Police said the motor- cycle, driven by Bowers, came over the knoll of a hill and collided with an oncoming car driven by 17-year- old Jerrymi McCauley of Williams- port, Route Two. The motorcycle was heading toward Pinesburg and the car was proceeding in the direc- tion of Williamsport. The auto, said Trooper Hasen* buhler, came quickly to a stop and win not badly damaged. The motorcycle was shoved out of control by the impact of the col- lision. The motorcycle spun off the west side of the road, struck an em- bankment and rolled over on the highway. Bridendolph, riding on the back se«t, apparently was thrown free before the motorcycle rolled over. Bowers was not as lucky: Bowers stayed with the motor-1Bowers was still holding tight to)Robert Mock, Chambersburg: cycle, at least for a time. His head; l h e r j R ht hancllesrip of the m a n - G u y Hovis, Mont Alto; Mrs. w«« severely crushed and there; g | c( ) motorcycle's steering bar. |pryor, Chambersburg; G r o v e were compound fractures over; McCauley, the driver of the auto,! Bowers. Kecdy.sville, Route One; much of his body. ; was questioned about details of the ; H a r o 1 d Bowers, Mercersburg, _Wnen the^body was recoveredi smas || U p an( ) was ] a ter released [Route Two; Miss Edna Bowers, j 4 ^ _ . _ without any charges. Stale Police j Mercersburg, Route Two; Mrs. - ~ ' . . . . arp t . ( l n jj n u j n g (heir investigation.! Daniel Blair, Clear Spring; Miss Frederick Ray ( S a m ) BowersjJcan Bowers, Mercersburg, was born June 3, 1931, the son of Two. Emmertl V. and Hose Pearl ( R u - j Funeral services will beck) Bowers, Mercersburg, Route; cd Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Two. | of (|,c Brethren at Welsh Run by Surviving besides his parents \ the Rev. Clarence Hunsberger. MOTORCYCLE IN FATAL SMASHUP--Elmer V. Chaney shows how handlebar and front pection of motorcycle were smashed accident at Pinesburg Saturday night in which Frederick R. Bowers of Mcrcersburg Route Two was instantly killed. When body was recovered he was still holding in a hand the right grip from the motorcycle. l*t Dr. Edwards' Relieve Or. Edwards' Olive Tablets «re the mild pure-vegetable laxative of Dr. F. M. Edwards, a noted Ohio physi. d»n. Olive Tablets activate BOTH upper and lower bowels and gently yet thoroughly clean out waste and tasty bloat from your entire Intes- tinal tract. Olive Tablets give more natural-like movements, too. Na purging! No griping! They'n com- plftalir satisfactory. are: wife. Beverly (Cole) Bowers, Chiinibcrsburg, Route Five; broth- ers and sister: Mrs. Duffield Ath- erton, Mcrcersburg, Route Two; Mrs. Charles Ensminger, Mercers- burg, Route Three; Allen Bowers, Mercersburg, Route Two; Mrs. John Hassler, Chambersburg; Mrs. Isaac Keefcr, Chambersburg; Mrs.'tones. Burial will be in the church tery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home, Mercersburg to- day from 7:30 to 9 p. m. A rtormal human ear can dis- tinguish about 333,000 different

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  1. The Daily Mail,
  2. 24 May 1954, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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