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CRASH KILLS . KANSAS TEENAGERS
DOVER, Kan. (AP)—Three teen-aged Kansas
youths were killed and others were injured in a grinding two-car
collision one and a half miles northwest of Dover near the
Shawnee-Wabaunsee county line Wednesday night.
Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, Michigan); Friday 12 June 1964; pg. 1 cols. 2-4
[PHOTO—Front page photo with caption below, no article—ALH]
AND THEY FOUND THEIR SON WAS DEAD—Mr. and Mrs. Donald Renbarger reach scene of accident near Dover, Kan., to find their son a victim of crash. A neighbor turns Mrs. Renbarger away from the sight. The father inspects wreckage. The couple had been away over night and was returning when they passed the scene of the crash, which took the lives of four teen-age boys, classmates at Dover high school. Their son was Darrel Dean Renbarger, whose body was pinned behind the wheel. (AP Wirephoto)
RENBARGER, Luther A.
SERIOUSLY INJURED—TRIES TO FORCE HIS WAY INTO STREET CAR AND IS KNOCKED OFF
The first serious accident to result
from passengers trying to force their way into the closed doors of the
new pay-as-you-enter street cars occurred at 11:30 o'clock last night
when L.A. Renbarger, of Ridgeville, tried to board a South Wayne street
car at Baker street and hung on to the handles at the entrance, with the
doors closed, until he was knocked off by a support of the Pennsylvania
elevation at Calhoun street. Neither Motorman A.L.
Crews nor Conductor D.B. Cone saw the man hanging onto the steps and evidently the man, a
stranger in the city, was not looking for the supports to the
The Fort Wayne Daily News (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Monday 12 July 1915; pg. 2 col. 5
CONDITION SERIOUS—L.A. RENBARGER, OF RIDGEVILLE, CRITICALLY ILL FROM INJURIES
L.A. Renbarger, of Ridgeville, who was badly injured Friday night when knocked from the step of a South Wayne car at the Calhoun street elevation, is in a very critical condition at the Lutheran hospital. Attendants say that his injuries are very severe and may prove to be fatal. A broken and badly crushed thigh is his most serious injury.
The Fort Wayne Daily News (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Thursday 15 July 1915; pg. 5 col. 5
INJURIES PROVE TO BE FATAL—L.A. RENBARGER, OF RIDGEVILLE, DIES THIS MORNING—WAS FATALLY INJURED WEEK AGO, WHEN THROWN FROM STREET CAR STEPS.
L.A. Renbarger, of Ridgeville, who was
fatally injured last Friday night, when knocked from the steps of a
South Wayne street car by a support to the Pennsylvania elevations, at
Calhoun street, died today at the Lutheran hospital, where he had been
confined since his accident.
The Fort Wayne Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Thursday 15 July 1915; pg. 1 col. 6
INJURIES ARE FATAL TO RIDGEVILLE MAN—L.A. RENBARGER WHO WAS KNOCKED FROM CAR AT CALHOUN SUBWAY DIES
Luther A. Renbarger, aged 30 years, of
Ridgeville, Ind., died at 3:30 o'clock Thursday morning at the Lutheran
hospital from injuries which he suffered Wednesday night while
attempting to board a car near the Calhoun street subway. The accident
occurred when Mr. Renbarger tried to get on the car at Baker street, but
the doors had been closed and he was hanging on the side of the car as
it went down grade under the elevation. The first support struck him
and he was thrown with violence to the pavement. The car was
immediately stopped and the injured man was taken to the Lutheran
hospital where death followed.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Saturday 4 December 1915; pg. 5 col. 5
DAMAGE SUITS FOR $25,000 ARE FILED IN COUNTY COURTS
Damage suits totaling $25,000 were
filed in the circuit court yesterday, one against the Fort Wayne &
Northern Indiana Traction company filed by Alva M. Rensbarger [sic],
administrator of the estate of Luther A.
Rensbarger [sic], for
$10,000...[omitted other cases]
Harriet F. (Michael)
FORMER LOCAL WOMAN PASSES AWAY AT GARY
Mrs. Harriet (Michaels)
the widow of Clem V. Renberger and a former Logansport resident, died
Friday morning at a nursing home in Gary.
Hiram Rennaker was born July 14, 1833. died Nov. 5, 1908 at the ripe age of seventy-five. He was married to Susan Pritchard March 13, 1856, who died March 6, 1867. He was again married to Susan Wise. As a result of these two unions twenty children were born, to the first, and fifteen to the last. Mr. Rennaker was an upright, honorable man, a kind husband and father, a good citizen and neighbor. He was an old soldier and many of his old comrades assembled at the grave to pay the last tribute of respect. Funeral services were held at the home after which the body was buried in the old cemetery at Clarence [Missouri]. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the community. E.M. Crow.
[Written on article: Died Oct. 1, 1934]
BROUGHT HER FOR BURIAL
The body of
Mrs. Susan Ann
brought to Clarence Tuesday for burial, after he death had occurred
Monday evening. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
of Holt’s Summitt, where she had made her home for the past four years.
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