Rachel R. Partridge of Winchester car crash
State Escapes Serious Accidents On Glazed Roads CONCORD, Dec. 30 (AP)—New Hampshire returned to the "ice age" for a time yesterday and last night but there were no known fatalities. Temperature recordings as high as 50 by this morning had put all major highways of the state back In good traveling condition, state police police report. The police also Bald already poor driving conditions during the night, there not only had been no fatalities but had been only a few minor accidents. A Winchester woman, Mrs.-Rachel Mrs.-Rachel R. Partridge, had narrowest escape from death as her car slid off the highway at Ashuelot and Into the ice-covered river bearing the same name as the town. * * *^ PAUL W'UitARD of Ashuelot and Alton Hortcn of Winchester heard Mrs. Partridge's cries for help as her car started to break through rhe Ice. The men threw a rope to the passenger and Mrs. Partridge was pulled to safety. Mrs. Partridge's dog scampered to shore ahead of its mistress. Highway workers spread tons of sand during the day and early evening yesterday. Later rising temperatures eased then- chore.