bus accident 11 feb 1960

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bus accident 11 feb 1960 - of Spokane collided with a Helena school...
of Spokane collided with a Helena school Wednesday, ripping open the back of the throwing four children out on the highway borrow pit. The four children were injured, seriously, and 20 others in the bus were of this truck was identified as Willaid C. Bailey of Spokane. Investigators of the accident s»id the bus and truck collided after the hus attempted tn avoid a passing Northern Pacific Railway vehicle. (Photo by Graham Slater.) ^^^^^ treated in a Helena clinic injuries. by Drehcr,) Four Teenagers Injured in School Bus Accident Reported as Improved OPEN — This privately owned Helena bus was ripped open Wednesday hy an truck after the bus skidded into a truck. Four children fell out of the onto the highway. They were injured, one The car, right, was driven by Aage who was behind the collision. Children bus said the car kept the bus from turning over. According to highway patrolman Ralph E. Snodgrass the school bus, driven by Louis Ottmann-of Helena, was returning to the high-way after avoiding a passing Northern Pacific Railway bus which had just attempted to pass another freight truck-trailer. The accident occurred just east of East Helena on U.S. 12 where the school bus was on the last lap of its Canvon Terry trip. (Photo by Graham Slater of KXLJ.l Breaks Line Stork Club York — (fP) — Three of union picketing outside Stork Club has been ordered by a federal judge using new Landrum-Griffm labor Judge Archie 0. DawsDn a preliminary injunction the picket line Tuesday State Man Heads Cheyenne Indian Agency at the request of the National Labor Relations Doard. The. judge ruled that, the NLRB had shown the Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union was picketing to force the StDrk Club to recognize the union as bargaining agent for its employes. intendcnl ot the Cheyenne River Indian Agency in South Dakota Feb. 20, the Interior Department announced today. Dushane, of Indian descent, is now superintendent of the Ft. Belknap agency at Harlem, Mont. He has been with the Indian Bureau since 1B34. He is a native of Seneca, Mo. At Cheyenne River, Dushane will succeed Noralf Nesset, appointed superintendent of the Standing Rock Agency at Ft. Yates, N.D., last Decemher. A spokesman said Dushane's salary will continue to be $10,130 a year. I The condition of all four teenagers was listed us improved to day at the hospitals where they are receiving treatment for injuries sustained Wednesday morning when the Canyon Perry route school bus in which they were riding was lipped open in a three-vehicle sinashup just east of East Helena. Two of the accident victims, Vernon Raymond, IB, and Houuey James, 17, hospitalized at St. John's Hospital were listed as in good condition. Linda James, 15, suffered pos sible concussion and internal injuries, and Lloyd Ek. 16, multiple lacerations. Both were listed as improved" today. Get Clinical Treatment The other 20 children in the bus at the time of the crash, were given clinical treatment and released. The crash occurred about 8:30, a.m. in dense fog and on an ex-; tremely icy stretch of U.S. 12, di rectly in front of the George Diehl ranch. Highway Patrolman Kalph E. Snodgrass, in charge of investigations, said the school hus, driven by Louie Ottmann, 418 Dearborn, was heading toward East Helena on the final lap of its Canyon Ferry-Helena morning run. Full Highway Traveling in the opposite direction were four vehicles head ed by a United Truck Lines "doubles" freight truck-trailer. Behind the truck was a North-crn Pacific Railway bus which had just passed another freight truck-trailer. Behind the second truck trailer was a passenger car driven by Aage Hejlesen, a mink farmer at Rimini. With him was Mrs. Agnus Slenberg. The NP bus began to pass the front-running freighter. The school bus headed for the side; of. the road to avoid a head-on' collision. The freighter edged to, the side of the road also to let the NP bus hy and 1o avoid a collision, Snod grass said. Three Abreast For seconds, the three huge vehicles traveled three-abreast on the highway, according to a witness, as the school bus managed to miss the firsl truck before colliding with the second truck's cab, the patrolman said. The impact ripped open the back half of the school bus, throwing the four children onto the road and into a burrow pit. Two ambulances o£ the Capital Ambulance Service rushed the injured children to the hospitals. SALE! EXTENSION TINES 2 sefs of A bob tines quickly give you

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 11 Feb 1960, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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