Lymaster sisters injured and sister-in-law Mary Eva Ruff killed
92nd Year — No. 204 LEBANON, PA., MONDAY EVENING, MAY 4, 1964 Entered at second class matter at th« pastaf'ice of Lebanon, Pa., under th« Act of March 3, 187? 32 PAGES—SEVEN CENTS Co. Woman Dies Instantly In Crash Entire Body Crushed Two Others Hurt In Accident Near Police Barracks A Lebanon County woman was killed instantly and two other women were seriously injured early Saturday evening when their car went out of control, knocked down a mail box and three utility poles and skinned a tree before crashing in a field. The accident occurred about 6:40 p.m. on Route 72, about one-and-a-half miles north of Jonestown and approximately 150 feet north of the Jonestown state police barracks. The victim of the crash was identified as Mrs. Mary E. Lymaster, 32, Lebanon RD 2. Dr. A. H. Heisey, Lebanon County coroner, said every bone in her body was fractured, including her skull'. She was the wife of Samuel E. Lymaster. The two women injured are sisters, Mrs. Grace M. Swalm, 26, whom state police identified as the driver, and Mrs. Verna Knapp, 32. Both are of Jonestown Jonestown RD 2. Mrs. Lymaster was their sister-in-law. Mrs. Swalm received a cut of her right leg requiring multiple suturing, and brush burns of the face. Mrs. Knapp has a fractured right arm, brush bums of the body and cuts of the right hand and upper jaw that required multiple suturing. Both are in ths intensive care unit of the Good Samaritan Hospital. They wore reported in satisfactory condition today. Sfata police said all three women were thrown from the car. They said the car was traveling north on Route 72 at an excessive rate of speed. Trooper Joseph Zaun, who was on desk duty at thn barracks, barracks, said ha heard the car approaching at a fast rate of speed. When he looked out the front door, he said, he saw It hit the gravel In front of the barracks and leave the road. 7aun said he couldn't see the car after it left the road due to a heavy cloud of dust. Trooper Robert Daubert, who had left the station minutes before before tha crash, was traveling south on the highway and also witnessed thn car going north. Trooper Dauhert said when he saw the car speeding he turned!" 1 '- """aid W. Ludwig, 18 around and saw the car hit thei Mohnton RD ] . swerved into the Boy, 7, Succumbs To Injuries; Was Bom In Lebanon The seven - year • old son of a former Lebanon couple died Saturday morning of injuries received received when his bicycle was struck by a rar near his home at Green Hills Lake, Mohnton RD 1. The child, Gary Lynn Remlinger, Remlinger, was pronounced dead at Reading Hospital at 11:18 a, m., about two and 'one-half hours after the accident. He was the son of John A. and Mary V. Kerr Remlinger. Gary received severe, head Injuries when the bicycle ho was riding was struck by an auto as he was turning onto Morganlown Road from a legislative legislative route about a block from his home. According to Trooper Louis D Viola of the Reading State Police Police Barracks, the driver of the gravel. Police said the car rolled sideways for about 100 feet before before coming to a halt in the (CnQllnupd on Faff* Twfntf-fnur) for oncoming traffic, bul was unable to avoid hitting the bicycle. Gary, who was born in Lebanon, Lebanon, was a second grade pupi in the Robeson Township Ele (Cnnllmipd on Paf« Thlrtrrn) Rescue Boy 15 Reporl pr °9 ress Slow WIL n 11 i' i 'I" 1 C° un fy Ballot Count Who Fell Into , 3 Police Ch&ses T ff* /** I Traffic Crashes Account For 15 Accident Victims By Tire ASSOCIATED PRESS Fifteen persons were killed in traffic accidents in ennsylvania this weekend, including three whose cars •ere hit by other autos being chased by police. In non-traffic accidents, five persons were killed, ncluding three who died in farm mishaps. The tabulating period began at 6 p.m. Friday and nded at midnight Sunday. The victims included: Reading — Gary Lynn Rem- nger, 7, of Mohnton, near Read- ng, died Saturday night in Read- ng Hospital of injuries suffered arlier in the day when his by- FATALITY SCENE - Mrs. Grace Swalm, 26, Jonestown Jonestown RD 2, on stretcher, was one of two women injured injured in a fatal crash Saturday evening on Route 72, north of the Jonestown state police barracks. Gordon Strauss, left, and John Rzecka, members of the Northern Lebanon ambulance corps, put Daily NEWS Photo. Mrs. Swalm on the stretcher. Trooper Lloyd Leinthall, Leinthall, Jonestown state police, an investigating officer, officer, assisted the ambulance men. The one-car crash claimed the life of Mrs. Mary E. Ruff Lymaster, Lymaster, 32, Lebanon RD 2. All three women were thrown from the car. One More Triumph More Than 1,100 Thrill To LHS Band During Its Annual Spring Concert The Lebanon High School Band thrilled a huge udience with an excellent display of musicianship laturday night during its spring concert in the schoo luditorium. More than 1,100 were in the audience. The program was opened with the presentation o olors by the LHS color guard during the band's per ormance of a "Service Medley" arranged and con ducted by James W. Checket. Following the playing of th National Anthem the band pe formed E. E. Bagley's "Nation al Emblem" march under the d rectinn of student conduclo Doily NEWS Photo. INJURED WOMAN — Mrs. Verna H. Knapp, 32, Jonestown RD 2, who was also injured in the crash, was thrown to the center of the highway. With Mrs. Knapp is Trooper Albert Gricoski, Jonestown state police and Claude Wagner, center, a member of the Northern Lebanon County ambulance unit. At right is City Patrolman Earl S. Wike, who assisted in directing traffic at the accident scene. Officer >Vike and Patrolman James Enmviler, also of the city police, were returning to Lebanon from Indiantown Indiantown Gap when they came upon the crash. Primaries-Delegates Of 46 Injured At Baltimore Stay In Hospital Today BALTIMORE (AP) — Eight girls and three boys, most of :hem recuperating from surgery, surgery, remained hospitalized today today while the mayor awaited a report on Saturday's traffic jam on an escalator at Memorial Stadium. Thirty - five other children were hurt and one killed in the Larry Schauer. Anthony Gerace, assistan band director, conducted the band In performing one of the most brilliant and popular over tures in the repertory of the concert band, the overture from A. Carlos Gomez's opera "II Guarany". The overture features a ma jestic opening representing a invocation to the sun god, move into a broad expressive melodj and concludes with a shortene version of the invocation to th sun god. The Brazilian compose ycle collided with a car on loute 10 near the boy's home. Watsontown— Guy W. Young, 4, of Watsontown, killed Satur- ay when struck by a train at Vatsontown, N o r t humberland lounty. Lyons— Emily Marchetto, 59, f Allentown, injured fatally iaturday in a two-car crash icar Lyons, Berks County. Pittsburgh— Paulette Kazimier, Kazimier, 14, North Braddock, killed riday night when the car in vhich she was riding struck i pole in East Pittsburgh. Fairless Hills—Michael Gillis killed Friday night when he was struck by a car while chas ng a ball into the street. Drexel Hill—John C. Hughes 23, of Drexel Hill, killed Satur day night when his motorcycli collided with a car. Scranton — Mr. and Mrs Adolph Alpinice, both 67, o Scranton, killed Sunday whe their car was rammed by an other whose driver was bein chased by police for speedin through four traffic lights. Wilkinsburg—C n a r 1 e s Dia mond, 24, killed Saturday whe his car crashed into a utilit pole. Jonestown—Mary E. Lymas er, 32, of Lebanon R.D. 2, kille Saturday when the car in whic she was a passenger weni ou of control on Route 72 in fron of the Jonestown Pennsylvani state police barracks, knocke over three telephone poles, side swiped a tree and ended up i a field. Harrisburg — Louis J. Tarn asic, 32, Harrisburg, killed Sun day when his auto was struc broadside at a Harrisburg inter section by a car being chase by city police. Police sai James Kozar, 19, Stet'lton, driv (Continued on Tage Twtnly-Iour) J.S. Destroyer loins American orces At Saigon SAIGON, Vet Nam (AP) — ?he U.S. Destroyer L y m a n Swenson arrived in Saigon today today for what could be an American American show of force following the sinking of the aircraft transport Card in the Saigon River. A Navy spokesman said the Swenson was on a routine operational operational visit. Aboard was Capt. C. C. Hartigan Jr., commander of the 7th Fleet's Destroyer Squadron Nine. The Swenson tied up within sight of the Card, which has been partially refloated since terrorists tore a 28-foot hole in its side with explosives before dawn Saturday. Salvage workers were patching patching the hole preparatory to pumping out the vessel. Saigon still was tense and on the alert Monday with patrols checking downtown traffic and troops swarming around the dock area. • No one was seriously injured aboard the Card but eight Americans and a Vietnamese were wounded when another terrorist tossed a hand grenade into their midst in Saigon Saturday Saturday night. Four of the wounded said they wanted to get back to the (Continued on Page Thirteen) LBJ Pledges U.S. Help In Tariff Negoiiafions GENEVA (AP) —President Johnson pledged United States help to bring the Kennedy round of tariff negotiations "to a happy and fruitful conclusion."