Clipped From Star Tribune
is at he 5 More Die in State Traffic Accidents Two motorists were killed Fridav afternoon in a headon collision near Forest Lake, Minn., and a rural DeGraff, Minn, girl died after she apparently slipped and fell un der the wheels or a scnooi bus. Their deaths and two oth ers raised the 1967 Minnesota highway traffic death toll to 898 or 66 less than a year ago today. The victims: Marcia Suter, 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin, rural De- Graff. Elmer J. E. Olson, 68, Eveleth, Minn. Larry M. Peterson, 18, rural Turtle Lake, Wis. Jorgen M. Peterson, 78, New Ulm, Minn. Robert Foley, 23, a switchman for the Milwaukee Road. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Foley, 1155 Beech St., St. Paul. The Suter girl was killed yesterday as she got off a school bus near her home just off Hwy. 12, authorities said. The driver, James Johnson, 47, Benson, Minn., told officers he let Marcia off with her two sisters, Linda, 16, and Laura, 12, and started away. He said he heard screams and slammed on his brakes. Olson and Larry Peterson were killed about 5 p.m. yes' terday when their cars collid ed head-on along Hwy. 61, about 3 miles south of Forest Lake. ' Olson's wife, Evelyn, 64, was taken to Bethesda Lutheran Hospital, St. Paul, in serious condition. His daughter, Lisbeth, 29, was hospitalized there in fair condition. Jorgen Peterson was in jured near New Ulm when his car collided with another driven by John Gareis, 19, New Ulm, as Peterson turned into a service station, offi cials said. Foley died Thursday of in juries he received Dec. 15 when the car he was driving hit a tree at Walsh .St. and Maryland Av. E.. in St Paul. Wallace Drive to Get on Ballot Seen Successful SACRAMENTO, Calif. U) A state election official said Friday that he now thinks former Alabama Gov. George Wallace may succeed in his drive to get on the 1968 California election bal lot. H. P. Sullivan, assistant secretary of state, said 41, 878 California voters offi cially have registered in Wal lace s American Independent party. These are figures from nine major counties and do not count registrations obtained but not officially reported yet. In Pomona, Wallace said he has more than 66,059 registrations needed to qualify his party for the ballot. Wallace has until Jan. 2 to get the needed voters.