LDN 25 April 1953 - 7 Injured, One Critically in 2-Car Crash at Custer

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LDN 25 April 1953 - 7 Injured, One Critically in 2-Car Crash at Custer - 7 Injured, One Critically, in 2-Car Crash at...
7 Injured, One Critically, in 2-Car Crash at Custer Resident of the Week.. . Mrs. Joseph Sahlmark Hospital Treasurer Mrs. Joseph Sahlmark is our nominee for Ludinglon Resident of the Week. Mrs. Sahlmark has been treasurer of Paulina Stearns hos pital board for 47 years, a record that undoubtedly is outstanding for any officer of: any organization in Mason county. She is to be congratulated on her long and faithful service and the hospital board is to be congratulated on having such an efficient treasurer. Anglers Open Season on Trout, Pan Fish By JAMES A. O. Crowe Associated Press Outdoor Writer Despite prospects of only indifferent indifferent success, temperatures in the forties, cold streams and morning showers, an estimated record 100,000 100,000 trout fishermen were on and in Michigan waters today for the season opener. The trout anglers were mainly in the north, but scattered throughout throughout the state were perhaps another 100,000 opening the season simultaneously simultaneously on bluegills, sunfish, walleyes, northern pike and muskellunge. muskellunge. Temperatures Lower The general water temperatures were well below last year at the Scven Mason were injured in cies on the less crowded northern lakes. The morning rains were not materially materially reducing the ardor of the trout fishermen, but the lake fishermen fishermen were staying home for a while, probably awaiting the clearing clearing weather predicted for the afternoon. afternoon. This clearing, however, was expected to be followed with cooling temperatures. Trout fishermen were finding that the second year of simultaneous simultaneous opening of all warm-water fish seasons except black bass was reducing reducing the previous serious overcrowding overcrowding of trout waters on opening opening day. Fish Planted county residents an accident that wrecked one automobile and badly damaged another at 11:30 p. m. Fri clay on US-10 a mile west of Custer. The injured: Lee Wright, 39 of Scottville Route 1, who received a fractured right leg. Minnie Wright, wife of Lee Wright, who sustained a fractured right leg and left shoulder and other injuries. She was reported in critical critical condition this morning. Margie Wrigi*i, I 1 ?,''Iheir'" daughter, daughter, who received an injured back. Hazel Wright, 14, another daughter, daughter, who was lacerations, on her head. Marcella Astrauskas, 18, of Scottville Scottville Route 1, a passenger in the Wright car, who received lacerations. lacerations. Marvin Berg, 16 of Scottville Route 2, who suffered a cut near his eye. Milton AntHony, 17, of Ludington Route 1, who received a fractured right wrist. Cars involved in the accident were driven by Wright and Anthony, Anthony, the accident occurring, according according to Mason county sheriff's officers, when the Anthony car ran into the rear end of the Wright car. Anthony told the officers that he did not see the other car until he was upon it. The Anthony car shoved the Wright car off the road and into a tree, the officers said. With the exception of Marcella Astrauskas all of the injured were taken to Paulina Stearns hospital. Marvin Berg was released after receiving receiving treatment for his cut. Marcella Marcella was given treatment doctor in Scottville. by a

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  1. The Ludington Daily News,
  2. 25 Apr 1953, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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