St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri on November 4, 1968 · Page 12
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri · Page 12

St. Louis, Missouri
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Monday, November 4, 1968
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Harry Caray's Condition Serious; Struck by Car Mon., Nov. 4, 1968 Sf LOUIS POST-DISPATCH i Harry Caray, widely known j St Louis sports broadcaster, re- mained in serious condition at i Barnes Hospital today after i being struck by an automobile , early yesterday. Caray, 51 years old, was truck as he walked across the street in the 200 block of North Kingshighway near the Chase- Park Plaza Hotel. He suffered a dislocated shoulder, facial cuts and compound fractures of both legs. The announcer has been the play-by-play broadcaster for the St Louis baseball Cardinals for 20 years. He announces also the University of Missouri football games and was at the microphone Saturday to tell of Missouri's 42 to 7 v i c t o r y over Oklahoma State. In addition to his work as a sportscaster, which has earned him a large radio following, Caray is active in civic affairs. n September he was named 1968 chairman of the St. Louis Citizens Committee of the National Council on Crime and De linquency. Police said that the driver of the auto was Michael Poliquin, 21, of 2354 Goodale avenue. Overland. Poliquin told officers that he saw Caray step into the street in front of his northbound automobile, but was unable to stop in time because of wet pavement. It was raining at the time. Poliquin's car did swerve, but Caray, apparently trying to jump out of the way, leaped into the car s path. Caray was taken to City Hos p i t a 1 and then transferred to Barnes Hospital. The accident occurred about 1:30 a.m. Police issued a citation for Caray for crossing a street outside a crosswalk. Poliquin was given a summons for failing to display a drivers' license. Caiay lives at4Sheraton drive, Ladue. MICHAEL D. JOHNSON, 22 Tiff, Mo., was killed yesterday when his automobile was struck by a St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) Railway freight train near Arnold. Highway patrolmen said that Johnson was driving east on Bradley Beach road in the Arnold area when he drove ontol the railroad tracks in front off the southbound freight. ERNEST McGEE, 44, of 5344 Northland avenue, was injured early yesterday when he was struck by a car in the 5300 block of Easton avenue as he was get- Disneyland Mishap ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 4 (AP) Several slow-moving cars of an elevated train at Dis-i neyland rammed together last. -:.'i:J.-;:-;:-'' night. Twenty-five persons werej injured, but apparently none se. ;,: : . . riously. ' JinI;ITK.-u;-A1)VERTlsKMKNT ting into his own parked auto. McGee was taken to Homer G. Phillips Hospital with a fractured pelvis, a concussion and cuts of the face. The car that struck him fled the scene. THOMAS DELANEY, 837 North Sixty-ninth street. East St. Louis, was killed today when he was struct by an automobile in the 6700 block of St. Clair avenue, just outside East St. Louis. Delaney, 37, stepped into the path of the eastbound car driv en by G a r y Martychenko, 12 Pine Trail, Fairview Heights, St. Clair county sheriff's deputies said. No charges were filed. COMPLETE SELECTION OF 1969 COLOR TVs 'if jjfinfcoi U21S Monchtsttr Rd. 5140 Hampton Wl Halls Ferry ltd. LOW COST HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS NORMANDY BANK JTaWqllridqt IV. 3-5555 I I, OF THE NATION 1 I iiiiiiiiiiiiM . J.r . N v ... ..,...,; .. 7vi. .?. . .77 '.. . ; 7ill 7 77- v - . i wr immmimmmMmMMmxTT. i '. . j-tv... mMx&mximsz. . -ssr....: .sr -sr.. : : .. . 1 - jsklv i v. : . 1,1.,. ... ; - . ; - .. 1 sm m n mrnnimn 1 tUimf .mmmmvmi mmmmmmmm 11111111111 liiiiii i:.::Afei4.o ry if I iNLXTvr--..;..:....0 v. ryjspniwjwni r v , n ... lllfLjJe'UVU U Ux2J UUU vu UU vUVIU UUVU Eastern Air Freight goes east giving regular flights. St. Louis shippers 36,000 lbs. of cargo Our flight leaves every weeknight at capacity nightly, non-stop to New York, 2:30 a.m. for the convenience of in addition to cargo space on all our late-hour shippers. And Eastern offers pickup and delivery service every evening to get you aboard this flight. For information, our St. Louis number is 426-4030. EASTERN Determined to serveyou best. . POLITICAL A DVERTISEMENT POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT 1 , - '"'A ' , , -; s x , i ) - " l- ; ,11 I . i'SSWr'- lWr, , ' . . , ,. . , --. ; . 7 "7 "r 1 4 ' ' I - i-m-t" - -, .niiMimm i,,.,,, . .-''r-,4, ,. j

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